[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Police are looking for the gun and the gunman behind a shooting in Christiansburg.
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[ENG#=1]
[VO-NAT :07]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And a neighbor recalls the first moments after two cars, including a police cruiser, crashed in Henry County.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]


Tonight on News 7 sports - it's day two of the big league amateur draft. The NBA playoffs resume in LA,
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[VO-NAT]


and the Lightning is still celebrating the Stanley Cup - we'll trace the title's roots all the way back to Vinton.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


It's hit or miss again tonight but local downpours will remain in the forecast for much of this week. And WeatherSchool tonight is brighter than usual. Details ahead.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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[ENG#=3]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Police search a home in Christiansburg for a teenage shooting suspect.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Investigators say the boy shot and critically wounded another teenager this afternoon.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Shannon Young.
[C'burg-Shooting]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-10 TC2:00:15]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

A search for the teenage suspect is underway right now in Montgomery County.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

The shooting happened around 1:30 at a home in Christiansburg.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Shannon & Rachel /Microwave;]

New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel DePompa was on the scene. She's in Blacksburg with the latest. Rachel are police saying why the shooting happened?
[LIVE= Rachel /FULL]
[SUPER=@Rachel1;]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

No Keith and Shannon, Investigators are still trying to piece everything together. All they know at this time is two teenagers were in a garage with a gun. The gun went off, one teen was critically injured, the other... is believed to be on the run.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Police wer]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg;:00]
[SUPER=01-Capt. Barry O'Rourke/Christiansburg Police Department;:11]
[RUNS=:46]
[OUT Q=came up empty handed.]

(( Police were called out to 1525 Spruce Lane in Christiansburg around 1:30 in the afternoon. A teenage boy was in the garage shot once in the abdomen.

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[SOT:4:43:00 ]
[IN Q=I don't have any]

((BARRY O'ROURKE: I DON'T HAVE ANY UPDATE ON THE CONDITION OF THAT PERSON. THE PERSON WAS AWAKE AND HAS BEEN FLOWN TO ROANOKE MEMORIAL.)) [RUNS:09]
[OUT Q=roanoke memorial.]


Police believe the shooter was another teenage boy. Investigators say he may have fled the home on foot. Police also say the gun has not been found.

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[SOT: 5:48:00 ]
[IN Q=We've got]

((O'ROURKE: WE'VE GOT FOUR INVESTIGATORS, DETECTIVES OUT HERE WORKING THE CASE AND WE'LL JUST PIECE IT TOGETHER AND SEE WHAT HAPPENED. :54)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=see what happened.]


As curious neighbors gathered outside the victim's home... the search for the suspect quickly moved a few streets over to a house on Reading Road. Around 3:00 Montgomery County's tactical team searched the place but came up empty handed.))
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[LIVE= Rachel /FULL Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

The search is still underway at this hour. Because police believe the teenage suspect may have fled on foot, the search is still focusing on the general area of the original shooting.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Shannon & Rachel /Microwave;]

Keith/Shannon we do not know the condition of the teenage victim at this time.

[Radford-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-26 TC10:34]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest.]
[ENG#=1]

Radford Police are closing in on another suspect from last month's deadly shooting there.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford/May 2004;]

The man, who police are not identifying , is not believed to have actually fired the handgun use in the May 4th shooting which killed 25 year old Brian Keith Gray. 18 year old Aamir Darrin Lewis Brown is the only person arrested for the crime. Brown is charged with capital murder. Police believe Brown shot Gray and his roommate Forrest Hart during an attempted robbery. Officials say the second suspect is not considered a danger to the community and they are awaiting lab results before pressing charges.
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[Trooper-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=04-18 TC41:09]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]
[ENG#=2]

Some Henry County residents say the intersection where a State Police Trooper collided with another car has needed a stop light for years.
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[VO-NAT :25]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co./Last Night;]

The wreck happened just after 5 p.m. yesterday at the intersection of Route 57 and Mount Olivet Road. Police say Trooper A-J Hairston was responding to a call, heading west on Route 57 when a car driven by Lisa Johnson of Martinsville pulled out in front of him.
[SUPER=04-Today]

Today, state police used surveying equipment to reconstruct the accident while neighbors recalled the wreck itself. Marshall Walls was one of the first on scene.
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[SOT 14:14:27 - 14:14:45]
[IN Q=I saw the trooper's car..]

((MARSHALL WALLS/WITNESS: I SAW THE TROOPER'S CAR, HEARD HIM YELLING. TRIED TO GET THE DRIVER'S SIDE DOOR OPEN. IT WOULDN'T OPEN. GOT THE PASSENGER DOOR OPEN. REPORTER: WAS THE CAR ON FIRE AT THAT POINT? IT WAS SMOKING A LITTLE.))
[SUPER=01-Marshall Walls/Witness;]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=It was smoking a little.]
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[VO-NAT :15]

Walls and another neighbor who did not want to go on camera say they'd like to see a stop light installed at the intersection. Lisa Johnson is in serious condition at a hospital in Winston Salem North Carolina. Trooper Hairston is in good condition at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
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[Hunter]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=04-14 TC1:39:41]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]
[ENG#=3]

A fatal accident from almost a year was played out in court today The judge said the young man at the wheel had been living a life totally out of control.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./June 12, 2003; ]
[SUPER=02-Richard Lawrence/David Hunter's Attorney; :19]
[SUPER=01-Debbie Crawford/David Hunter's Mother; :26]
[SUPER=01-David Hunter, Sr./Defendant's Father]
[SUPER=01-David Hunter/Defendant]
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=while he's locked up.]

(( Driving 100 miles an hour, crossing the center line on a winding country road, 20-year old David Lee Hunter had been drinking and smoking marijuana the night of the wreck. His 23-year old sister was killed... another motorist serious injured. That was almost a year ago. Hunter has been in jail since. His mother says he's a changed man.
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[SOT tape #1 @ 15:20:20]
[IN Q=Why do you think]

[RUNS16]
[OUT Q=him completely.]

His mother and father split when the boy was 12. The younger David Hunter's been in trouble ever since, drug and alcohol abuse, various criminal offenses.
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[SOT Tape #2 @ 15:38:05]
[IN Q=We're very very very]

[RUNS:11]
[OUT Q=life over it.]

The younger David Hunter told the judge he couldn't remember much of what happened that night LAST June.
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[SOT 15:59:38]
[IN Q=Everyday I wish I could go]

[RUNS:12]
[OUT Q=to do that.]

Judge James Swanson said he was scared to death by Hunter's behavior on the highway, he sentenced him to five years of active prison time and recommended treatment while he's locked up.))

[Reagan-Book]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=04-13 TC1:10:42]
[GRAPHIC=Ronald Reagan]
[ENG#=4]

Some 52-thousand people have now passed by the casket of Ronald Reagan at his presidential library in California. Closer to home, many are paying their respects at the Main Library here in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

A display in honor of Reagan is now set up in the downtown library, along with a guest book that will later be sent to the Reagan ranch in California. In addition to the signing, folks were also treated to a bowl of jelly beans -- Reagan's favorite candy.
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[SOT 2308]
[IN Q=no matter]

((DUANE HOWARD/ORGANIZED REAGAN DISPLAY: NO MATTER WHAT YOUR POLITICAL ISSUES ARE, REAGAN WAS A GREAT PUBLIC SERVANT AND HE NEEDS TO BE RECOGNIZED FOR THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Duane Howard/Organized Reagan Display;]
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[OUT Q=recognized for that]
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[VO-NAT]

Howard says the display will be open to the public through Saturday, although he may keep it up longer if needed. A candlelight vigil is also planned for eight o'clock Friday night at Highland Park.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]
[ENG#=V10]


Disabled Virginians say it's a big step in the right direction.
When News 7 at Six returns, see how the state capitol is becoming a friendlier place for the disabled.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Plus area cops are on the run... in the name of special olympics.
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[1st-Wx]
[Capitol-Tour]

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
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Virginia's Capitol will soon be more accessible to wheelchair users.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


As part of a major restoration project, the bathrooms and elevators in the 220-year-old structure will be enlarged.

A state official says the Capitol does not currently meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Pam Clark, Ms. Wheelchair Virginia, says it is important that the Capitol be open to everybody.
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[SOT 10:10:49]
[IN Q=AS WHEELCHAIR USERS AND ALL PEOPLE]

((PAM CLARK/MS. WHEELCHAIR VIRGINIA: AS WHEELCHAIR USERS AND ALL PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES WE'RE ASKED TO CONTRIBUTE TO SOCIETY AND WE'RE ASKED TO WORK AND GO OUT AND DO THINGS. WELL, WE HAVE TO BE ABLE TO PARK, WE HAVE TO BE ABLE TO GET THROUGH THE DOOR AND WHEN YOU GET INSIDE A BUILDING WE HAVE TO BE ABLE TO MANEUVER THROUGH ALL THE ROUTES. AS A WHEELCHAIR USER I VERY MUCH APPRECIATE PERSONALLY BEING ABLE TO VISIT THE CAPITOL.))
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[OUT Q=BEING ABLE TO VISIT THE CAPITOL.]
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[VO-NAT]


The project is scheduled for completion in 2006.
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[Webb-Layoffs]


[ANCHOR=shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-25 TC06:20]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]

Help is now available for dozens of laid off workers in Galax.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Galax/File Tape;]

151 people are losing their jobs at the Webb Furniture plant. Company officials blame the layoffs on competition from cheap imports from China. Congressman Rick Boucher says all the workers will be able to get federal help with job retraining and health care premium payments. Webb furniture is one of three Galax Companies that signed a national petition last year to stop so-called illegal dumping of China imports. The Department of Commerce is expected to rule on the petition later this month.
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[Batteau-Festival]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=04-12 TC1:27:15]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=4]


Three times as many activities...three times as much fun.
That's how organizers are describing the upcoming Batteau Festival in Lynchburg.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The 19th annual event gets underway on Saturday, June 19th with events along the riverfront.
Dozens of antique cars will be on display along with music, food and craft vendors.
Officials say the riverfront will be coming alive again.
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[SOT 11:19:00]
[IN Q=The riverfront]

((JANET ROSE/BATTEAU FESTIVAL ORGANIZER: THE RIVERFRONT IS SO MUCH BETTER EVEN THAN LAST YEAR, WE WERE KIND OF STRUGGLING A LITTLE BIT LAST YEAR JUST FROM A SITE PERSPECTIVE. WE HAVE THE NEW SOD LAID NOW AND IT'S JUST A BEAUTIFUL PLACE TO BE, A VERY RELAXING PLACE TO BE AND OF COURSE SO MUCH ACTIVITY GOING ON ON THE RIVERFRONT. IT'S GOING TO BE BEAUTIFUL.))
[SUPER=01-Janet Rose/Batteau Festival Organizer; ]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=going to be beautiful.]
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[VO-NAT]


You can find out more about the batteau festival
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[WIPE TO WDBJ WEBPAGE FS] by going to our website w-d-b-j-7-dot-com and clicking on websites in the news.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
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Wall Street's rally slowed, but kept moving upward today. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW gained 41 points.
NASDAQ rose three.
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[SPONSOR ANNOUNCE]
[COMMERCIAL]
[Unique-Furniture]
[NEWSCAST=]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=04-09 TC1:51:38]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

A chunk of lumber becomes functional in his hands.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Jake Cress has been shaping wood for 30-years, but he's not just creating desks and lowboys- his pieces take on a life of their own.
[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=None]

As Susan Bahorich tells us - one of his unique pieces has captured the attention of the Smithsonian and a starring role in a major showing.
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[SOT]
[IN Q= nats.. Jake Cress has...]
[SUPER=03-Fincastle; :00]
[SUPER=@SUSAN1; :56]
[SUPER=01-Jake Cress/Cabinetmaker; 1:09]
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[OUT Q=SB, News 7, Botetourt Co.]

((Jake Cress has spent his life "carving" out a niche for himself. He's a craftsman, some might call him an artist, but he calls himself a cabinetmaker- the traditional term used for furniture makers.
[NATS@2:11:40:26]
[INQ=So, we've...]

((SO WE'VE GOT SOME TRADITIONAL PIECES HERE. THIS IS A DESK.)) [RUNS:05]
[OUTQ=.. is a desk.]


.. from the traditional, to the not so traditional...
[NATS@2:13:23:15]
[INQ= This is hickory...]

((THIS IS HICKORY DICKORY CLOCK. IT'S TAKEN FROM THE NURSERY RHYME- ALTHOUGH THE FACTURED VERSION, HICKORY, DICKORY DOCK. TWO MICE RAN UP THE CLOCK. THE CLOCK STRUCK ONE, THE OTHER GOT AWAY...)) [RUNS:12]
[OUTQ=.. other got away.]


Cress got away from his roots and decided to branch out...

[SOT@2:06:43:23]
[INQ=The animated furniture..]

((JAKE CRESS, CABINETMAKER: THE ANIMATED FURNITURE, THE FUNNY FURNITURE, WAS A RESULT OF BEING BORED AND WANTING TO BE CREATIVE.)) [RUNS:07]
[OUTQ=... to be creative.]


One of his most "creative" pieces- "Oops!" is featured in our nation's capital. The chair stands stands on three-legs, as a fourth is reaching for a ball its dropped.

[SOT@7:24:21:24]
[INQ=IT'S UNIQUE PIECES...]

((SUSAN BAHORICH, REPORTING: IT'S UNIQUE PIECES LIKE THE ONES JAKE CRESS MAKES WHICH WILL BE FEATURED IN A SPECIAL DISPLAY AT THE RENWICK GALLERY AT THE SMITHSONIAN CALLED, "RIGHT AT HOME- AMERICAN STUDIO FURNITURE." IT'LL BE OPENED 'TIL JANUARY 2005.)) [RUNS:13]
[OUTQ= JANUARY 2005.]



[SOT@2:08:42:10]
[INQ=It's one of the...]

((CRESS: IT'S ONE OF THE THREE-MOST POPULAR PIECE'S IN RENWICK'S STUDIO FURNITURE SHOW. REPORTER: WHEN YOU HEAR SOMETHING LIKE THAT, HOW DOES THAT MAKE YOU FEEL? CRESS: I AM HONORED. WHAT AN HONOR..)) [RUNS:15]
[OUTQ=... what an honor.]


And, unlike his previous profession- as an actor where he was rewarded with applause. and sometimes a paycheck. Cress says this works is tangible and will be around and in use-long after he's gone. SB, News 7, Botetourt County.))

[Sports Tease]


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

Coming up tonight on News 7 sports - more locals are taken in the big league draft - the Stanley Cup is resting on the beach in Tampa,
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[VO-NAT]

and before he won a Stanley Cup title - John Tortorella hoisted the gold as a championship coach in Vinton with the Virginia Lancers. Thoughts from Henry Brabham are straight ahead.
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[S-NHL]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-177 3130TC]
[GRAPHIC=NHL PLAYOFFS]
[ENG#=1]


The NHL Stanley Cup champion was crowned last night as Tampa Bay proved that Lightning can strike twice in the same series. After forcing a game seven on Saturday night - the Bolts beat Calgary last night 2-to-1 to win the best of seven series 4 games to 3.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We battled...]
[SUPER=01-Dave Andreychuk/22 Years in NHL Before Winning the Cup; :00]
[SUPER=01-Martin St. Louis/Tampa Bay Right Winger; :17]
[SUPER=01-John Tortorella/Tampa Bay Head Coach; :31]
[RUNS=:49]
[OUT Q=...is just fantastic."]
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[S-Henry]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-178 252TC]
[GRAPHIC=NHL playoffs]
[ENG#=]


Most folks think its incredible that the road to the Stanley Cup ended in Tampa. Is it any less bizarre that it began in Vinton?
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/March 1987;]

Tampa Bay coach John Tortorella won his first title as a head coach with the 1986-87 Virginia Lancers. That year the ACHL championship series also went seven games with the Lancers beating the Mohawk Valley Comets. The man who hired Tortorella back in 1986 says you can see a little bit of Torty in each of his players today.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=JOHN HAD MORE...]
[SUPER=01-Henry Brabham/Hired Tortorella To Coach the Lancers; :00]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=...ON THE BENCH."]
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[VO-NAT CON'T]

Brabham, who has battled a brain tumor for more than a year, had one heck of a night on Monday. He got to see Tortorella win a title right after he was honored for 50 years as a Mason in theVinton Masonic Lodge.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=THIS HAS BEEN...]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=...for an antique."]
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD PLAYOFFS]

Brabham says while he was at Duke undergoing treatment Tortorella took time to check on him. By the way, Tortorella is the second coach with area ties to win a Cup title - with Mike Keenan being the other in 1994.

Dave Shultz - won it as a player. [S-NBA]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-167]
[GRAPHIC=NBA Playoffs]
[ENG#=3]


Shaq and the Lakers will try to even up the NBA Finals tonight at a game apiece after the Pistons surprised L-A in Game One. Suffice it to say that it was a wakeup call for the team that is gunning for its 4th title in the past five years.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Shaquille O'Neal/34 Points in Game One; :00]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=gotta want it."]
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[Torch-Run]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-11 TC1:29:57]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Montgomery County police agencies took on a new mission today...
[ENG#=1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg;]

...touring the Virginia Special Olympic's torch through the New River Valley. Dozens of officers hit route 460 this morning by bike and by foot. They were raising awareness and money for the 2004 Summer Games of the Virginia Special Olympics. The torch is on its way to Richmond for the opening ceremonies on June 11th.
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