[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Question marks about dollar signs.
Money-trouble strikes a Roanoke neighborhood group.
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[ENG#=1]
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And the state's political parties convene this weekend. We have reports from both camps.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Tonight on News 7 sports - the high school regional championship schedule is altered by the rain. The Hokies land a Friday Football Extra star from southside,
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[VO-NAT]

and the Monster Mile lives up to its name this afternoon at Dover - biting a couple of drivers in qualifying.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


Record daily rainfall, cool temperatures and patchy fog made it a gloomy day. We will check on the weekend outlook in a few minutes.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


One of Roanoke's most active and respected neighborhood groups is under a cloud tonight.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Officials investigate possible mismanagement of the organization's finances.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And I'm Shannon Young.
[NNEO]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-13 TC1:12:41]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The Northwest Neighborhood Environmental Organization has been active for more than 20 years, and the group has had a major impact on the community.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


But a review of the organization's finances has turned up serious problems. [***NEWS 7 @ 6 IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keiht-Shannon & JOeD /NEwsroom;]


Tonight, Joe Dashiell is in the newsroom with more on the investigation
[LIVE= JoeD /FULL Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Joe1;]


Keith and Shannon, a review won't be complete for another 30 days or so, but it appears the organization failed to pay taxes and other debts, that total more than 100- thousand dollars.
Authorities will consider the evidence to determine if anyone should face criminal charges, but officials are hopeful the organization will recover.
[ENG#=4]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Any time you deal with]
[SUPER=01-Alvin Nash/Blue Ridge Housing Development Corp.; :00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :23]
[SUPER=01-Linda Wyatt/Roanoke City Council; :50]
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[OUT Q=kind of good things they've done for years.]
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[IN Q=Any time you deal with federal funds]

((ANY TIME YOU DEAL WITH FEDERAL FUNDS AND YOU DON'T PAY BILLS ACCORDINGLY AND YOU SORT OF DO THINGS THAT ARE BASICALLY MISMANAGEMENT, IT'S SERIOUS, BUT IT'S NOT SO SERIOUS I DON'T THINK TO JEOPARDIZE THE AGENCY NOR IS IT SO SERIOUS THAT IT CAN'T BE FIXED.))
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[OUT Q=that it can't be fixed.]


Alvin Nash was asked to investigate, and the Executive Director of the Blue Ridge Housing Development Corporation has more work to do, but with the problems identified and better controls on the way, he says NNEO should be able to continue its work.
The organization has been responsible for renovations, new construction, and larger projects such as McCray Court Senior Living Center.
City Council members say they have confidence Alvin Nash will get to the bottom of the group's problems.
[SOT]
[IN Q=As we go through]

((AS WE GO THROUGH THIS KIND OF RIFT THAT THEY ARE DEALING WITH, I CERTAINLY HOPE THAT THE GOOD THAT THEY'VE DONE OVER THE YEARS ISN;T LOST SIGHT OF AND THEY CAN GET BACK ON TRACK AND GET BACK TO DOING THE KIND OF GOOD THINGS THEY'VE DONE FOR YEARS.)) [RUNS :14]
[OUT Q=kind of good things they've done for years.]))
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[LIVE= JOeD /FULL NEwsroom]


The investigation has focused on the actions of a former office manager, and Nash says at this point it's difficult to say if the problems were simply mismanagement, or constitute a more serious offense.
An attorney representing the former executive director says his client and the group's board were deceived by her.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Shanonn & JoeD /Newsroom;]


Police are apaprently conducting an investigation, and Nash says the results of his review will be turned over to the Commonwealth's Attorney.

[Campbell-Bus]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=ssm]
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[GRAPHIC=School Bus Accident]
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Three children were shaken up as their bus ran off the road in Campbell County this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


Around 12:30, a bus carrying mostly middle and high school students was headed west on Depot Road.
That's when the driver apparently lost control and skidded into a ditch.
Three children suffered minor injuries in the crash.
The driver.. 35-year-old Saundra Griffiths.. was charged with reckless driving.
State police say she was going too fast for the wet conditions.
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[VA-Democrats]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-14 TC1:32:20]
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Now that a state budget is in place and the General Assembly is in recess, Virginia Republicans and Democrats are focusing their efforts on the November elections.
Both parties are holding their state conventions this weekend at opposite ends of the Commonwealth.
[DOUBLE BOXES= & Jennifer/Microwave;]


Jennifer Wishon is outside the Hotel Roanoke where Democrats are gathering for their events.
[LIVE= Jennifer /FULL Microwave]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke]
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((ROLLCUE:... full of enthusiasm.))
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kerry Donley/Virginia Democratic Party Chairman; :32]
[SUPER=01-Del. Chap Petersen/(D) Candidate for Lt. Governor; 1:00]
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[OUT Q=day to shine.]
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[LIVE= Jennifer /FULL Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]
(Jennifer tosses to Meghan)
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[GOP]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
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(JEnnifer tosses to Meghan)



[DOUBLE BOXES=Jennifer & Meghan /State Microwave;]


That's right, Jennifer, Republicans kicked off their two-day convention this afternoon here in Richmond.
[LIVE=Meghan /FULL State Microwave]
[SUPER=@Meghan1]
[SUPER=05-Richmond]


And despite what some may say was a rocky year, Virginia's Grand Ole Party is still finding plenty of reasons to celebrate.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=THEY LOST THREE SEATS]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; :14]
[SUPER=@Meghan1; :20]
[SUPER=01-Kate Obenshain Griffin/State Republican Chairperson; :28]
[SUPER=01-Angie Hall/Ninth District Republican Chairperson; :39]
[SUPER=01-Kevin Triplett/Ninth District Congressional Candidate; 1:02]
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[OUT Q=IN THE BAG FOR REPUBLICANS WITH GEORGE W.]

(( They lost three seats in the General Assembly last Fall, nearly half of their state legislators split with the party to vote for more than a billion dollars in tax hikes and President George W. Bush's approval ratings are in a slump.

So how are Republicans feeling these days?
[SOT 15:08:17]

((KATE OBENSHAIN GRIFFIN/CHAIRMAN OF REPUBLICAN PARTY OF VIRGINIA: WE FEEL GREAT WE DON'T FEEL LIKE THERE ARE ANY LOOMING PROBLEMS.)) [RUNS:03]
Delegates here say the mood is upbeat. Republicans say they don't have anything to feel glum about but a lot to feel excited for.
[SOT 15:06:20]

((KATE OBENSHAIN GRIFFIN: THE BOTTOM LINE IS THE REPUBLICAN PARTY IS UNITED THERE WERE SOME DISSIDENT GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOLKS THAT WENT A DIFFERENT WAY BUT THE REPUBLICAN PARTY ITSELF IS UNITED WITH THE VOTERS OF VIRGINIA.)) [RUNS:10]

[SOT :14:26]

((ANGIE HALL/NINTH DISTRICT REPUBLICAN CHAIRMAN: WE ARE PUMPED UP AND WE ARE READY AND ESPECIALLY THE NINTH DISTRICT. WE ARE READY FOR OUR CURRENT CONGRESSMAN. WE ARE GOING TO TAKE HIM ON AND WE'RE GOING TO DEFEAT HIM THIS TIME.)) [RUNS:08]
Congressman Rick Boucher's Ninth District seat is one of only three up for grabs in the state this year.
Kevin Triplett, Boucher's challenger and a former NASCAR executive, says he is very excited about the way things are going.
[SOT 15:19:51]

((KEVIN TRIPLETT/NINTH DISTRICT CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE: WE ARE IN A RACE AND I'VE BEEN RACING FOR 15 YEARS AND IF I WAS IN A NASCAR RACE WE WOULD DEFINITELY BE ON THE LEAD LAP AND MAYBE EVEN LED A FEW LAPS AT THIS POINT IN THE RACE. I KNOW THERE'S A LONG WAY TO GO BUT WE FEEL VERY GOOD.)) [RUNS:12]
And how do party faithfuls feel about President Bush's chances for reelection?
[SOT :15:14]

((ANGIE HALL:IT'S IN THE BAG FOR THE REPUBLICANS WITH GEORGE W.)) [RUNS:02]))
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[LIVE=Meghan /FULL State Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Richmond;]


Two-thousand delegates are expected in Richmond for this year's convention.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Meghan/Microwave;]


Republicans are also looking ahead to next year, when Attorney General Jerry Kilgore is expected to be their nominee for governor.

[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]
[ENG#=V10]


Police officers usually wear protective vests.
Still ahead on News 7, see how one department's making sure their four- legged side-kick gets one too.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And some local kids have been hitting the books. So many books, in fact, they've won a state-wide competition.
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[1st-Wx]
[School-Award]

(MINI OPEN)



[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[ENG#=1]

For the third year in a row, Pulaski County is celebrating a state reading championship.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski;]

Newbern Elementary school won this year's Reading is Fundamental Challenge. It's a national competition in which more than 120-thousand students try to read as many books as they can in two weeks. Newbern is one of two schools in the state to take top honors. The students won a banner, medals, tee-shirts and they each received a brand new book.
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[SOT:7:27:00;16:55:00]
[IN Q=So many]

((RACHAEL DEHAVEN:SO MANY OF THESE KIDS DO NOT HAVE A BOOK OF THEIR OWN AND WE MAKE A BIG DEAL OUT OF IT. WE WRITE THEIR NAME IN THE BOOK AND ONCE THEIR NAME IS IN THE BOOK IT BELONGS TO THEM FOREVER AND EVER. MATT COX: WHY DO YOU LIKE TO READ SO MUCH? CAUSE IT TAKES ME PLACES I'VE NEVER BEEN BEFORE.))
[SUPER=01-Rachael DeHaven/Reading Coordinator; :00]
[SUPER=01-Matt Cox/Fourth Grader; :11]
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[OUT Q=BEEN BEFORE.]
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[VO-NAT]

Newbern also won a two-hundred dollar gift certificate to buy new books for the school library.
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[Dog-Vest]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-16 TC1:04:16]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=2]

Virginia Tech's Hokie will be a little safer this year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Hokie is the police departments four- year old canine. He's just received a new Kevlar bulletproof vest . The 3-thousand dollar vest was donated by the First State Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association to protect Hokie from the dangers he faces every day.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=4:09:00 ]

((KEITH WEAVER: WHEN WE USE HIM FOR A BUILDING SEARCH OR AN AREA SEARCH, YOU KNOW SEARCHING FOR SOMEONE THAT HAS MAYBE ESCAPED WITH WEAPON. HE'S GOING TO BE SAFE OR SAFER AS HE'S LOOKING FOR THAT SUBJECT. ))
[SUPER=01-Keith Weaver/VA Tech Police;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=LOOKING FOR THAT SUBJECT.]
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[VO-NAT]

Last year Hokie helped catch nine suspects without biting one. He also sniffed out 44 pounds of marijuana, his biggest drug bust to date.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
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[WRITER=dse]
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A positive reading on job creation translated into a positive day on Wall Street. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


The DOW rose 47 points.
NASDAQ gained 18.
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[SPONSOR ANNOUNCE]
[COMMERCIAL]
[Dance-Theatre]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=04-10 TC1:54:30]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


A dance school for Lynchburg's inner city children is marking its fifth birthday this weekend with a recital and a block party.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


As Steve Smallshaw reports the Dance Theatre has a lot to celebrate.
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[IN Q=natsot]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/August 1999; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kianna Clark/Dance Student; :42 (QUICK!) ]
[SUPER=01-Keith Lee/Dance Theatre Director; :45]
[SUPER=01-Patti Finn Rapiejko/Theatreworks; 1:07]
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When we last saw Keith Lee, he was bringing the joy of dance and movement to Lynchburg's inner city children.. in the crowded basement of a local Y.
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What a difference five years can make.
Lee's Dance Theatre now has a new home, with thousands of square feet in which to jump, twirl and tap.
These Commerce Street buildings were slated for demolition when Lee stepped in.
[natsot 15:13:55]

((DO THE PART HERE WHERE, THE VERY FIRST PART WHERE YOU ARCH ALL THE WAY BACK...))
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The former veteran of the New York City ballet scene continues to teach the art of dance to more than 250 young people.. many of whom are getting a taste of the arts for the very first time.
[SOT 15:09:04]

((KIANNA CLARK/DANCE STUDENT: IT'S BEEN REALLY FUN AND I'VE LEARNED A LOT..))
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[OUT Q=a lot.]
[SOT 15:39:07]

((KEITH LEE/DANCE THEATRE DIRECTOR: I THINK IT JUST ENRICHES THEIR LIVES AND BASICALLY BRINGS THEM INTO A NEW FOCUS. WHEN YOU GET OUT OF THE HOUSE AND YOU DON'T HAVE TO WATCH T-V OR YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE OUT ON THE STREET WHERE DANGER IS, IT'S JUST A SAFE HAVEN.))
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[OUT Q=a safe haven.]


It's also home to other ventures, like a cafe, a Pilates studio and, naturally, an acting workshop.
[SOT 15:24:19]

((PATTI FINN RAPIEJKO/THEATREWORKS: TO HAVE A LOFT SPACE IN DOWNTOWN LYNCHBURG THAT HAS SUCH ENERGY AND SUCH WONDERFUL PEOPLE ATTRACTED TO IT, IT'S REALLY JUST THE BEST PLACE TO BE. I CAN'T THINK OF A BETTER PLACE.))
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[OUT Q=a better place.]

[Standup 16:04:06] ((So five years after it wanted to tear down these buildings, G-E is now one of the Dance Theatre's biggest supporters. The company, which is now known as Genworth Financial, will sponsor a block party this weekend...the proceeds will benefit scholarships for dance students. Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))
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[OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.] ))



[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=V10]

Coming up tonight on News 7 sports - rain postponed the regional finals in the area, we'll check qualifying from Dover,
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[VO-NAT]

and the NCAA golf championship closes out a successful week at the Homestead with Tech as host school.
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[S-Qualify]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-167 12948TC]
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[ENG#=1]


The Nextel Cup drivers are in Dover this weekend for the MBNA 400. Jeremy Mayfield won the pole by smashing Rusty Wallace's old track record today by more than a mile and a half.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dover, DE/Speed; :00]

Michael Waltrip was fast enough on his first lap to earn the 8th starting spot, but when he tried to pick up the pace on lap number two - he lost control coming out of the corner and hit the outside wall hard. He wasn't hurt, but he will need to go to a backup. Here's the entire starting grid for the MBNA "Salute to Heroes 400."
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[SUPER=0107-11. Kurt Busch//12. Kasey Kahne//13. Jeff Gordon//14. Jimmie Johnson//15. Ken Schrader/;]
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[SUPER=0107-16. Sterling Marlin//17. Casey Mears//18. Bobby Labonte//19. Jeff Green//20. Stanton Barrett//;]
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[SUPER=0107-21. Scott Wimmer//22. Jeff Burton//23. Scott Riggs//24. Robby Gordon//25. Ward Burton//;]
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[SUPER=0107-26. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//27. Dave Blaney//28. Ricky Rudd//29. Dale Jarrett//30. Kyle Petty//;]
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[SUPER=0107-31. Ricky Craven//32. Joe Nemechek//33. Kevin Harvick//34. Terry Labonte//35. Tony Raines//;]
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[SUPER=0107-36. Mike Wallace//37. Johnny Sauter//38. Kevin Lepage//39. Matt Kenseth/Prov/40. Greg Biffle/Prov/;]
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[S-Martin]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-174]
[GRAPHIC=ffe]
[ENG#=2]


The Virginia Tech Hokies picked up a football commitment from one of Friday Football Extra star from southside today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Friday Football Extra; :00]

Cameron Martin, from G.W. Danville verbally committed to the Hokies today picking the Hokies over North Carolina, NC State, Maryland, Wake, UVa and West Virginia. Martin is a six two 180 pounder - who played quarterback and defensive back for GW, but is expected to play defensive back in college.
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[S-Schedule]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-169]
[graphic=ffe]
[ENG#=3]

The recipient of one last year's Roy Stanley Memorial scholarships has picked his college.
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[VO NAT ENG#]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last December; :00]

J.K. Thompson will play college basketball next season for the Mary Washington University Eagles in Fredericksburg. Thompson was the Blues' team MVP the past two seasons and a first team Pioneer regular season and all-tournament team selection.
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=VHSL GENERIC]

Unlike last year when rain actually forced some district and regional games to be cancelled - The wet weather has only been a minor nuisance this spring.
[graphic=VHSL REGION 3 BASEBALL]

The Region Three baseball contest between William Byrd and Cave Spring has been moved to tomorrow night at 7 at Salem's Kiwanis Field.
[GRAPHIC=REGION 3 SOFTBALL]

In region three softball - Rustburg and Jefferson Forest will play on Sunday at 2pm in their championship game at Heritage.
[GRAPHIC=REGION 3 SOCCER]


And Jefferson Forest's boys soccer team will travel to Blacksburg Sunday night for the Region Three soccer championship at 6pm.
[graphic=VHSL REGION C SOFTBALL]

Plus, the Region C softball title tilt between James River and PH Glade Spring has been moved back until tomorrow at 5pm at Green Hill Park.

[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-170 TC11812]
[GRAPHIC=NCAA]
[ENG#=4]


The NCAA Division One Men's Golf Championship completed its run at the Homestead today thru the rain showers. California grabbed the title and the trophy, besting UCLA by 6 shots. UNLV's Ryan Moore was the individual medalist beating Bill Haas of Wake Forest and Chris Nallen of Arizona by 6 strokes. Officials at Virginia Tech are hoping they can bring the event back to the Cascades in the very near future.
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[SUPER=01-Tom Gabbard/VT Associate Athletic Director; :00]
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[OUT Q=for some championship spots."]
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[anchor=mike]
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Next year the tournament moves to Baltimore and the Caves Valley Golf Club.
[Harry-Potter]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sra]
[TAPE#=04-12 TC1:23:35]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Today's rain was no problem for Harry Potter fans.
[ENG#=1]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


They flooded into area movie theaters for the third installment of the series-- The Prisoner of Azkaban.
Muggels and wizards are out in full force for this latest movie.
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[SOT 02:04:50]
[IN Q=Stop, stop]

((TAYLOR BARCOMB/HARRY POTTER FAN: STOP, STOP, STOP YOU ARE GOING TO POKE SOMEONE'S EYE OUT AND ANYWAY YOU ARE SAYING IT WRONG ITS LEBYEEOSA NOT LEBYOSA. ))
[SUPER=01-Taylor Barcomb/Harry Potter Fan]
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[OUT Q=ITS LEBYEEOSA NOT LEBYOSA]
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[VO-NAT]


Although the series has been a target for critism in the past, many parents only have postive things to say.
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[SOT 02:07:32]
[IN Q=We do]

(( ROBYN BARCOMB/PARENT OF HARRY POTTER FAN: WE DO HOME SCHOOLING AND WE WERE LOOKING FOR SOMETHING THAT SHE WOULD ACTUALLY BE EXCITED ABOUT LEARNING AND THE MOVIES INSPIRE THEM TO READ THE BOOKS. ))
[SUPER=01-Robyn Barcomb/Parent of Harry Potter Fan]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=read the books]
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[VO-NAT]


Many of today's shows at the Valley View Grande in Roanoke were sold out.
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