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Homeland Security this holiday weekend. What you should do.
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No day of rest for workers scheduled on weekends.. We'll find out what's going on with a new law.
Why that wooden deck may be dangerous. A report coming up.
And a stuck puppy pipes up.. and rescuers hear the barking.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

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Virginia workers may not get a chance to test a new law mandating a day of rest. A judge has put it on hold.
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[SOT 1:58:05]
[IN Q=MY FEELING ]

((MY FEELING IS THAT THE GUN IS NO LONGER POINTED AT THE HEAD IN TERMS OF THE DISRUPTION ITS BACK IN THE HOLSTER.))
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[Rest-day]


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The law would've allowed weekend workers to take either Saturday or Sunday off- or make triple time.
But Virginia's employers got a temporary reprieve today from the legislative mistake... a mistake they say could cost them millions.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


A Richmond judge temporarily blocked a new law that would give weekend workers a day off.
Some of the state's largest corporations asked for the 90-day injunction.
The judge granted it but expressed reservations about fixing the legislature's mistakes.
A spokesman for the Attorney General says the court order does not eliminate the need for a special session.
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[IN Q=WHILE THIS IS A TEMPORARY]

((TIM MURTAGH/ATTORNEY GENERAL'S PRESS SECRETARY: WHILE THIS IS A TEMPORARY STAY MORE OR LESS IT IS IN FACT THAT... TEMPORARY AND THE COURT MADE CLEAR HE DOES NOT ENJOY MEDDLING WITH THE SACRED LEGISLATIVE PROCESS AND IT IS GOING TO BE UP TO THE LEGISLATURE TO FIX THIS. ))
[SUPER=01-Tim Murtagh/Attorney General's Press Secretary]
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[OUT Q=THE LEGISLATURE TO FIX THIS.]
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Attorneys for the business community are arguing that the day of rest law is unconstitutional.
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[Presbyterians]


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The Presbyterian Church U-S-A tonight narrowly rejected a measure that would have allowed the ordination of gay clergy and lay officers.
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[SUPER=03-Richmond/Wednesday]


The church's legislative assembly has been meeting in Richmond.
Earlier this week, a committee refused to overturn the Church's constitutional ban. But it did suggest allowing individual churches to dismiss an interpretation of church law that prohibits gays from being ordained.
Some members openly wept after the vote tonight. Others say many church's were poised to break away if the measure passed.
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[Holiday-Week]


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Independence Day is still two days away.
But many cities and towns in our area decided to get an early start.
Justin McLeod takes us for a tour.
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[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Smith/Martinville Speedway Spokesperson; :12]
[SUPER=01-Janet Roberston/Ferrum Resident; :58]
[SUPER=01-Kevin Grantz/"George Washington"; 1:18]
[SUPER=@justin1; 1:24]
[SUPER=01-Shatonna Stores/Roanoke Resident; 1:43]
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[OUT Q=JM, News 7]

((((NAT SOUND OF RIDES BUT COVER WITH WIDE SHOT OF THE SPEEDWAY))
We begin at the Martinsville Speedway where there is plenty of riding going on but not in any race car.
It's all part of the speedway's annual July fourth celebration.
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[IN Q=It is something]

((MIKE SMITH/SPEEDWAY SPOKESPERSON: IT IS SOMETHING NOT ONLY DO PEOPLE LOOK FORWARD TO BUT WE LOOK FORWARD TO. WE DO TWO NEXTEL CUP RACES A YEAR BUT THIS OUR FAVORITE EVENT.))
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An event that's been going strong for seven years now and attracts more than thirty thousand people.
What makes this celebration so great is that it's free.
The Speedway says with all the economic problems here this is exactly what the area needs.
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[IN Q=It's JUST OUR WAY]

((MIKE SMITH: IT'S JUST OUR WAY WITH THE AREA INDUSTRIES, COUNTY, AND THE GOVERNMENT, JUST TO SAY THANKS TO THE FOLKS.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=to the folks]


We soon dropped the racing theme for a natuical one (SHOTS OF BOAT FLOAT)
We made our way to the annual Rocky Mount Rotary Independence Day Festival at Franklin County High School. ((QUICK NAT SOUND OF BAND))
There we found plenty of music, junk food, and an abudance of patriotic pride. (SHOTS OF PEOPLE WEARING RED WHITEAND BLUE) [9:18:19]
[IN Q=What does Indpendence]

((JANET ROBERTSON/FERRUM RESIDENT: WHAT DOES INDEPENDENCE DAY MEAN TO YOU? FREEDOM. BEING FREE. BEING ABLE TO CHOOSE WHAT YOU WANT TO DO WHAT YOU DON'T WANT TO DO.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=dont want to do]


Of course that was made possible by the Declaration of Independence.
So for a history lesson we went to the July Fourth Festivites at Explore Park.
We found a historian who reminded us it was John Adams who predicted Independence Day would always be celebrated for years to come.
[SOT 9:38:18]
[IN Q=He of course]

((KEVIN GRANTZ/"GEORGE WASHINGTON": HE OF COURSE THOUGHT IT WOULD HAPPEN ON JULY THIRD BECAUSE THAT WAS THE ACTUAL SIGNING DAY, NOT THE DAY IT WAS PUBLISHED.)) [Runs06]
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[IN Q=Since it was]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: SINCE IT WAS A HUMID DAY WE WANTED TO END OUR JOUNREY BY TAKING THE COOLEST RIDE IN TOWN. WE FOUND THAT BY CRUISING WILLIAMSON ROAD IN ROANOKE.)) [Runs08]
[OUT Q=nat sound of car driving by]


And it is the one night where you can cruise without getting into trouble for doing it.
It's made possible thanks to the Star City Motor Madness and hundreds turned out to watch it.
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[IN Q=It brings the people]

((SHATONNA STORES/ROANOKE RESIDENT: IT BRINGS THE PEOPLE TOGETHER, ALL KINDS OF PEOPLE, BEAUTIFUL CARS, IT'S JUST A REALLY GOOD THING TO BRING THE COMMUNITY TOGETHER.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=COMMUNITY TOGETHER]

((QUICK NAT SOUND OF BLUE GRASS))
In the end, we hit four different events and found four different ways to celebrate America.
Justin McLeod, News 7.))

[Homeland-Security]


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Americans are celebrating Independence this weekend- But along with the celebrating federal officials are concerned about terrorism.
They are again advising extra caution and vigilance- But what exactly shoudl you look out for?
Aleen Sirgany has more.
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((An American celebration of independence (kaboom - fire works) ... amid a nation's need for security. Friday a new FBI bulletin went out across the country warning: "...the U.S. homeland remains a top Al-Qaeda target."

So... from Los Angeles' airport : Where's your final destination ...to Washington's National Mall... ...and a U-S landmark of liberty... ...this nation stands at the ready. Ray Kelly / NYC Police Commissioner: Certainly our counter terrorism bureau and intelligence division will be working full speed over the weekend - some things athe public will see and some things it won't see. The new FBI bulletin is urging police to be on the look out for possible suicide bombers. It suggests that a mindful eye be aware of those wearing loose-fitting clothing...with bulges or wires protruding...OR for people who are sweating, mumbling...or acting unusually calm. TOM RIDGE, SECRETARY, DHS: We just just have to be ever vigilant, and more watchful during this period, but there's no specific information that suggests we ought to raise the threat level. You can't let that stop you Man: I think that we should go out there and prove to them that we are comfortable doing what we are doing" Internationally however, specific information is being intercepted. Officials say terrorists may have plans to target the "Tour de France"...and the Olympics in Greece. Although no detailed information about possible homeland targets has been confirmed - sources say there are high-level streams of intelligence suggesting terrorists are determined to strike the U-S before the presidential elections.))


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A deadly evening at a plant in the nation's heartland.
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A gunman killed four people and wounded three others at the ConAgra Meat Packing plant in Kansas City, Kansas, this evening and then killed himself. One worker says the gunman was a former employee at the plant and described his close encounter.
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[IN Q=I opened the door and I saw]

((LARRY GREENE/CONAGRA WORKER:I OPENED THE DOOR AND I SAW THE ASSAILANT WITH FIREARM, JAMMED OUT OF BULLETS. HE LOOKED TOWARDS ME... I BACKED OUT OF THE DOOR, WENT DOWN THE STAIRS TO ALERT MY OTHER CO-WORKERS AND TELL THEM THAT SOMEONE IS IN THERE WITH A GUN.))
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[OUT Q=that someone is in their with a gun.]
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Officials say one of the wounded workers is in critical condition.
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[L'burg-Marines]


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110 Marine Reservists from the Lynchburg area will soon be headed to Iraq, but the city wanted to make sure they got a proper send-off today.
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Hundreds of people turned out for a "Salute the Troops" ceremony at the American Legion Post on Greenview Drive.
Troops were honored with a barbecue dinner and a care package of items donated by local citizens.
To a person, they're ready to ship out.
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[IN Q=I don't know]

((LANCE CPL. ROBERT WALLER/MARINE RESERVIST: I DON'T KNOW ANYBODY.. ...SERVE MY COUNTRY.))
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[OUT Q=serve my country.]
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The Marines will spend this final weekend with their families before reporting for duty at noon on Monday.
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Relations between some businesses and a local airport get turbulent.
We'll explain when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And many of us will be spending some time on a deck this holiday weekend.
Still ahead, new worries about what's in some wood.
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[Sports-preview]


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(( Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports office as Tyler Lumsden heads home to take on the Salem Avalanche.

Highlights from Salem Memorial are on the way. Plus, the state am is down to the final two at the Roanoke Country Club. And Coach K is trying to decide if $40 million is enough to leave Duke. Tonight on the Big 7.))
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Many of us have wooden decks.. picnic tables or fences- but now a new worry.
Some of the wood is treated with a powerful pesticide called CCA- that includes arsenic.
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Under pressure suppliers have agreed to stop making it.
But already, 50 MILLION American families like Jammie Horseman have something built with pressure treated wood.
Cheryl Horseman's suffering began two weeks after her husband built their new sunroom with CCA treated wood
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((CHERY HORSEMAN/NASHVILLE RESIDENT: IT'S TOTALLY MISERABLE. YOUR HANDS ARE BURNING. YOUR FEET ARE BURNING YOUR TOES ARE RED.))
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[OUT Q=YOUR TOES ARE RED.]
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Most adults don't notice immediate symptoms. But they are not the most "at risk" group.
Small children touch the wood and put their hands in their mouth- along with any arsenic that seeped through.
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((JANE HOULIHAN/ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING GROUP; INDIVIDUAL RISKS FOR CHILDREN CAN EASILY APPROACH A ONE IN 100 CHANCE OF DEVELOPING CANCER IN A LIFETIME.))
[SUPER=01-Jane Houlihan/Environmental Working Group]
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[OUT Q=in a lifetime.]
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[Vo-Nat 09 plus pad]
At the very least, experts suggest sealing your CCA wood every six months- and they say make sure your kids wash their hands after playing on the wood.
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[Hot-Tubs]


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Hot tubs are relaxing, but a new report from the government warns they may be a health risk as well.
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[SUPER=@file]

The report says that inspectors found at least one problem with water chemistry, filtration, or basic up-keep in 57-percent of the five thousand sites they visited. The tests were done in 2002 in five states. The inspectors visited hotels, campgrounds, gyms, and other facilities that were open to the public. Officials say that poor maintenance of a hot tub can create bacteria that may cause skin rashes and respiratory infections.
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[B'burg-Airport]


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Five Blacksburg business are going to have to close up shop and move.
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The F-A-A is asking the Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive Airport to begin clearing land in its runway protection zone. That's the section of land that planes constantly fly over as they take off and land. There are five businesses along South Main street in the zone ranging from a beauty salon to a gas station. Airport officials says relocating the businesses and taking over the zone is a safety issue.
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[SOT: 26:55:00]
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((MICHAEL ST. JEAN: IT'S A VERY, VERY DIFFICULT SITUATION THAT EVERYONE IS IN. THE AIRPORT AUTHORITY RECOGNIZES THE SENSITIVITY OF THESE PARTICULAR ISSUES TO ALL THE PEOPLE THAT ARE IMPACTED AS WELL AS THE FUTURE OF THE AIRPORT AND WHAT IT MEANS TO FOR TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.))
[SUPER=01-Michael St. Jean/Airport Authority;]
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[OUT Q=and economic development.]
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[VO-NAT]

No homes are affected by the zone, and the five businesses won't have to move for several years. Blacksburg is holding a public hearing on the zone at its Town hall on July 8th at Noon.
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[Hanover-Direct]


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New jobs are on the way to Roanoke County. Hanover Direct this week announced plans to consolidate its "Company Store" distribution operations in La Crosse, Wisconsin
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

into its facility in Roanoke County. Consolidation is scheduled to take place over the next year. Sources say the shift will create more than 100 new jobs and a capital investment of more than one million dollars. Hanover Direct currently employs about 550 people at its fulfillment center on Hollins Road.
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[Bedford-Business]


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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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Two Salem metal fabricating businesses will relocate to the shell building that used to house the Bedford County courthouse.
Their owner says he wants to expand the businesses and bring them under one roof.
And Central Virginia Community College will locate its newest satellite campus in the same building.
School officials say they're trying to bring educational opportunities to more people across central Virginia.
Classes should start in January.
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[Patrick-Jobs]


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A Patrick County company is expanding.
Hopkins Lumber Company will add 50 new jobs at its lumber and wood products manufacturing facility.
Virginia successfully competed with Kentucky and Tennessee for the project.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Still ahead on News 7, Robin has a holiday weekend forecast that includes some natural fireworks.
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Plus a high-pressure puppy is rescued from a tight spot.
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[Commercial]

[Brando]


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Flowers on Marlon Brando's hollywood star tonight
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[SUPER=03-Hollywood, CA]


People came out to remember the man many call the greatest actor of his generation.
Brando died at a Los Angeles hospital of lung failure at the age of 80. Brando starred in many films including the Godfather and a Streetcar named Desire.
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((HEY STELLA!!! YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND. I COULD'VE . I COULD'VE BEEN SOMEBODY. ))
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Brando had a tough attitude and a natural smile,... that earned him an Academy Award at age 31.
[Super=04-Larry King Live;]


In later years, he was considered a recluse by many, but he did an interview with Larry King in 1994.
Marlon Brando was 80 years old.
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[BV-Golf]


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You can't tee off in Buena Vista,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista;]

at least not yet. The city's multi-million dollar municipal golf course is still under construction- some heavy rain has caused erosion and washed away grass seed in spots. Also a pro shop and cart shed still have to be constructed. The actual course is expected to be ready for opening at the end of August. But you can get some practice in early, the club's driving range will be opening to the public tomorrow.
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[S-Extra]


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It's all local tonight as the Avs take on Cave Spring product Tyler Lumsden and the Warthogs. A Pulaski AAU team wins the national title. Plus, the state am final is all set at the Roanoke Country Club. But first your Extra Point -
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[SUPER=04-ACC; :00]

Mike Krzyzewski has told those closest to him that he plans to take the weekend and discuss his future with his family. Coach K has been offered the Lakers' head coaching job, and reports tonight indicate the money is substantial - $8 million a season for five years. He's been at Duke for 24 years and is now 57 years old.
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[S-Avs]


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The Salem Avalanche moved tonight's start time up to 6pm to get in step with the Salem Fair. Too bad tonight's game didn't fall on a different day in a different week because they might have packed the place.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Warthogs vs. Avalanche; :00]

Former Cave Spring star Tyler Lumsden returned to the Roanoke Valley for the first time as a pro tonight as the starting pitcher for the Winston-Salem Warthogs. And his teammates would their best to make life easy for him getting two early runs to stake Tyler to a 2-to-zip lead. Andy Gonzalez gets this RBI off the wall. The hard throwing lefty would limit the Avs to just one hit in the first two innings and through three innings he had a shutout going. But the Avs would start swinging the bats in the fourth with a barrage of singles - this one by Wade Robinson goes right back up the middle. The Avs would eventually tie the game in the fourth and force the Warthogs to make a pitching change. Lumsden left the game in the fourth giving up a total of 4 runs and 8 hits. But he would not figure in the final outcome because the
[super=37-Winston-Salem/10/Salem/4;]

Warthogs outscored Salem 8-to-nothing in the final five innings to beat Salem 10-to-4.
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[S-Hogs]


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Tyler struck out three and walked two in his three and two thirds innings of work.
Before tonight's game we asked Winston-Salem manager Nick Leyva, who managed the Phillies in the big leagues from 1989-91, if he thought Lumsden has what it takes to make it to the majors.
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The Avs and Warthogs play again tomorrow night - and again at 6pm at Salem Memorial.

[S-AAU]


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Southwest Virginia has an AAU national basketball champion to crow about tonight. The Pulaski Wolves a 10 and under girls teams made up of all Pulaski players won the national title tonight in Orlando with a 45-to-31 win over Greensboro. The team, which is coached by Scott Ratcliff and his brother Don Ratcliff, Junior, didn't lose a single game in the tournament going 7-and-0.

[S-Golf]


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The Virginia State Amateur golf final is all set for tomorrow at the Roanoke Country Club. The 36 hole finale will pit a former Hokie against a Naval Academy grad. Travis Wells has a look at how today's semi-finals unfolded.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ryan Sypniewski/Advanced to Semifinals; :16]
[SUPER=01-Ryan Stinnett/Advanced to Semifinals; :29]
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((Two players with Virginia Tech ties teed it up against each other in one semifinal. Close friends, rising Hokie sophomore Ryan Sypniewski of Radford and his former teammate from Amherst, Ryan Stinnett locked horns in a matchup that was tough on both.
Ryan: Ryan:
Stinnett bested Sypniewski 3 and 2 to advance to the final, finishing things off with this bunker shot at the 16th.
Ryan:
Navy grad Billy Hurley will join Stinnett on Saturday. The 22 year old took care of Martinsville's Keith Decker, the two time champion, 3 and 2.
Keith: Travis: Billy:
Saturday's 36 hole final begins at 8am. At the Roanoke Country Club, Travis Wells, News 7 Sports.))
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[ANCHOR=MIKE]
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At the women's US Open - Jenifer Rosales has the lead at the halfway point at five under par, but Lynchburg's Donna Andrews is in the hunt at plus one. She shot a 69 today.

[puppy-Rescue]


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In South Carolina a city crew used a pressure washer to flush a blockage out of a pipe. Only this blockage barked.
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[SUPER=03-Columbia, SC]

A little puppy was rescued today from a water pipe it was stuck in.. A resident heard the puppy barking and called the Columbia Animal Shelter. The crew decided the best way to free the trapped pup was to flush it out with a pressure washer. It was freed from the pipe and is now waiting to be adopted at the local animal shelter. (------------)