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Coming up on News 7-
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Severe weather threatens part of the viewing area... we'll have the latest conditions. A Lynchburg church joins a national effort to ban gay marriage. The wife of a former top Enron executive prepares to go to jail. And talk about settling an old score!
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]

News 7 is next.

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[VO-NAT]

Strong summer storms roll through the area once again, and we could see a repeat performance tomorow.
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]
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Good evening, I'm Myranda Stephens.

[Toss-2-Brent]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
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The storms carried strong winds and damaging hail through Montgomery and Roanoke Counties this evening.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; ]

The winds were whipping up to 60 miles per hour, and the storm dumped several inches of rain in *isolated* areas. The storm blew down trees, and caused localized power outages.
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[DOUBLE BOXES=Myranda/Brent]

Let's check in with Brent Watts now in the Weather Center, Brent have we seen the last of these storms?



[Carbon-Monoxide]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=lmc]
[TAPE#=04-28 TC-14:31]
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The kickoff to a Franklin County church's vacation bible school ended Saturday with 18-children needing treatment for carbon monoxide poisoning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./Last Night; ]

Rain forced the event at Halesford Baptist Church inside, including four inflatable games. The carnival continued until some children started complaining of headaches. Chaperones knew something was wrong and evacuated the building. Renee Brown, the Children's Choir Director was one of the organizers at the event who directed the children out of the building.
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[SOT - 14:40:10]
[IN Q=My first instinct]
[SUPER=01-Renee Brown/Children's Choir Director;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=them were comfortable.]
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[VO-NAT]

The source of the illnesses was later linked to exhaust from a generator brought inside to inflate the games. All of the children were released from the hospital and church services resumed Sunday as normal.
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[Iraq]


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Iraqi insurgents threatening to kill a *Filipino* hostage have extended today's deadline by two days. The group that snatched the man wants the Philippine government to pull its troops out of Iraq a month ahead of schedule. Scott Rapoport has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Delia Albert/Philippines Foreign Secretary; :22]
[SUPER=01-Scott Rapoport/CBS News; 1:30]
[RUNS=1:42]
[OUT Q=Rapoport, CBS News.]

((THE HOSTAGE DRAMA OF A PHILIPPINO TRUCK DRIVER BEING HELD UNDER THREAT OF EXECUTION IN IRAQ IS GETTING MORE TENSE BY THE HOUR. THE PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT HAS REJECTED AN ULTIMATUM BY IRAQI INSURGENTS TO PULL THEIR SMALL PEACEKEEPING FORCE OUT OF IRAQ BY JULY 20TH ... A MONTH AHEAD OF SCHEDULE...OR THEIR CAPTIVE ANGELO DE LA CRUZ WILL BE KILLED.
Sot: Delia Albert / Foreign Secretary "In line with our commitment to the free people of Iraq, we reiterate our plan to return our humanitarian contingent as scheduled on Aug. 20, 2004," WHILE NEGOCIATIONS ARE CONTINUING...THERE ARE REPORTS THAT 2 BULGARIANS KIDNAPPED IN IRAQ ARE STILL ALIVE -- 2 DAYS AFTER A DEADLINE MILITANTS SET FOR BEHEADING THEM. THAT FROM BULGARIA'S FOREIGN MINISTER WHO SAYS HIS INFORMATION HAS NOT BEEN CONFIRMED. ON THE STREETS OF IRAQ...A SERIES OF PRO AND ANTI- SADDAM HUSSEIN RALLY'S ...PUNTUATED THE DIFFERENCE OF OPINION REGARDING THE FORMER PRESIDENT.
SADDAM SUPPORTERS IN BAQUOBA CONDEMNED THE U.S. TREATMENT OF THE FORMER DICTATOR...AND THE NEW IRAQI GOVERNMENT... ...WHILE IN BAGHDAD...DOZENS OF PEOPLE HARMED DURING THE SADDAM ERA...CALLED FOR HIS EXECUTION AND HUNG HIM IN EFFIGY.

Nat/Sot (from rally) Nat/Sot women sound (quickie) AND IN A MOST UNUSUAL SIGHT... A GROUP OF WOMEN CALLING THEMSELVES "THE MARTYRDOM GROUP OF IRAQ TODAY"...THREATENED THE LAWYERS PLANNING TO DEFEND SADDAM HUSSEIN IN COURT. THE PREVIOUSLY UNKNOWN GROUP CLAIMS SADDAM KILLED THEIR SONS AND HUSBANDS.
THE FREEDOM OF SPEECH ... WHATEVER THE SENTIMENTS...ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF AN EVER CHANGING, VERY DIFFERENT IRAQ. SCOTT RAPOPORT...CBS NEWS.))


[Bahrain-Families]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
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[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=net]
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Hundreds of families of visiting soldiers in the Middle East are returning to the U-S because of terrorism threats.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Norfolk;]

The first group arrived in Norfolk this weekend, after they were evacuated from Bahrain due to the risk of a terrorist attack against them. More than a thousand evacuees are expected to fly into Norfolk Naval Station over the next several days.
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[SOT ]
[IN Q=it was just sad]

((IT WAS JUST SAD BECAUSE IT WAS SO UNEXPECTED, BUT WHEN WE WERE THERE WE DIDN'T FEEL AS THOUGH WE WERE UNDER ANY TYPE OF THREAT. WE FELT VERY SAFE AND SO WHEN IT DID HAPPEN IT WAS QUITE A SURPRISE.))
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[OUT Q=quite a surprise]
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[VO-NAT]

The Pentagon announced earlier this month it was withdrawing the families from Bahrain for at least 30-days. This is the first such mandatory evacuation from the longtime U-S ally, where the Navy's Fifth Fleet is based.
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[National-Guard]


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Reservist and National Guard Troops from Virginia are finding out who they train with may not be the same people they go into combat with.
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[SUPER=03-Galax/Yesterday;]

Major General Karol Kennedy says immediate action was required after September Eleventh. Not every reserve unit was ready for active duty and that's why men and women from different units across America were pulled together to man strategic locations. She says the 424th Transportation Company from Galax was no exception.
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[SOT 11:59:45]
[IN Q=That's what happened]

((KAROL KENNEDY: THAT'S WHAT HAPPENED TO THIS UNIT. Some 120 SOLDIERS WENT TO 17 DIFFERENT UNITS AND SOMETIMES THEY GO AS INDIVIDUALS, SOMETIMES TWO OR THREE, AND SOMETIMES TEN OR TWENTY - IT JUST DEPENDS UPON THE NEED OF THE UNIT.))
[SUPER=01-Major Gen. Karol Kennedy/99th Regional Readiness Command;]
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[OUT Q=need of the unit]
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[VO-NAT]

Soldiers with the 424th say working with men and women from other units was not a problem.
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[SOT 12:08:34]
[IN Q=Everybody pretty much]

((SGT. THOMAS SLOAN: EVERYBODY PRETTY MUCH GETS THE SAME TRAINING SO WHEN ANYTHING HAPPENS EVERYONE KNOWS WHAT TO DO - IT'S JUST SITUATIONAL.))
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Thomas Sloan/424th Transportation Company;]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=it's just situational]
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[VO-NAT]

Sergeant Sloan just returned from service in Iraq.
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[SS=none]

He says there are so many things that can happen in combat ... and experience is the best training.

[Fastow]


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The wife of former Enron C-F-O Andrew *Fastow* is getting ready for prison life.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Houston, TX;]

Lea Fastow arrived at the Bush Intercontinental Airport yesterday in Houston. She's scheduled to report to the Federal Detention Center tomorrow, where she'll serve a 12-month sentence for her role in the Enron collapse. Fastow is convicted of knowingly signing fraudulent tax forms for her husband's ill gotten income -- a misdemeanor. Andrew Fastow has pleaded guilty to TWO conspiracy counts. He is the government's most high profiled cooperating witness.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[WRITER=rle]
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[ENG#=V10]

Churches across the country call for a change to the constitution to prevent gay marriage... That story is still ahead on the newscast.
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[VO-NAT]

and one company is hoping to wash away the wounds of the Anthrax attacks.
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[Sports-preview]


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[IN Q=]
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[OUT Q=in sports."]

((Hey everybody. Travis wells here in the News 7 Sports office. Coming up later, Chris Clemens wins the Roanoke Valley match Play title. The Avs even their weekend series with potomac, and Lee Suggs talks about being the man in Cleveland. Plus Tony Stewart wins under a cloud of controversy in Chicago. We'll try to act our age coming up in sports.))

[Marriage-Sunday]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
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The issue of gay marriage has sparked fierce debate nationwide. Today thousands of churches addressed the issue, including one in Lynchburg. Jennifer Wishon has more.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Jerry Falwell/Thomas Road Baptist Church; :13]
[SUPER=01-Mel White/Gay Rights Activist; 1:10]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1; 1:23]
[SUPER=01-Corey Hidlebaugh/Gay Rights Activist; 1:33]
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[OUT Q=JW, News 7, Lynchburg;]



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[SOT 29:01:51]

((CHOIR: SINGING PRAISE, SINGING...))
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Churches across America sung praise in different ways Sunday, but at many of them, the message was the same.
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[SOT 5:30:46]
[IN Q=The only way to]

((FALWELL: THE ONLY WAY TO GUARANTEE TO OUR CHILDREN AND CHILDREN'S CHILDREN THAT THE FAMILY IS SECURE IN AMERICA IS A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT.))
[RUNS= 10]
[OUT Q=a constitutional amendment]

Reverend Jerry Falwell of Thomas Road Baptist Church and about 40 other ministers nationwide organized "Protect Marriage Sunday." A reported 30,000 churches participated and geared their messages around marriage and family. It's all in an effort to support a constitutional amendment proposed by President Bush earlier this year. One that defines marriage as a union between one man and one woman.
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[SOT 5:28:00]
[IN Q=It was last year]

((FALWELL: IT WAS LAST YEAR THAT THE US SUPREME COURT GAVE CONSTITUTIONAL PROTECTION TO HOMOSEXUAL SODOMY AND WE SAW INSTANTLY THE NEXT STEP IS SAME SEX MARRIAGE AND SO WE BEGAN MEETING THEN.))
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[OUT Q=began meeting then]

But gay rights activists, who attended services at Thomas Road Sunday, say gay marriage is about civil rights - not religion.
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[SOT 5:41:49]
[IN Q=My partner of 23 years]

((MEL WHITE: MY PARTNER OF 23 YEARS - I CAN'T EVEN CHOOSE THE PLACE HE'S BURIED. I CAN'T EVEN GET TO HIM WHEN HE'S IN THE HOSPITAL BECAUSE I'M NEXT OF KIN, WE CAN'T ADOPT TOGETHER, IN VIRGINIA WE CAN'T EVEN OWN HOMES TOGETHER OR HAVE POWERS OF ATTORNEY TOGETHER.))
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[OUT Q=of attorney together]
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[IN Q=A senate vote]

((JENNIFER WISHON/JWISHON@WDBJ7.COM: A SENATE VOTE ON THE AMENDMENT COULD COME AS SOON AS WEDNESDAY WHICH IS WHY MILLIONS OF PARISHIONERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE BEING ENCOURAGED TO CALL THEIR SENATORS MONDAY.))
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[OUT Q=their senators Monday]
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[SOT 5:40:15]
[IN Q=I will be calling]

((COREY HIDLEBAUGH: I WILL BE CALLING MY SENATORS INDEED, JUST LIKE JERRY SAID. I MIGHT NOT BE HAVING THE SAME WORDS THAT HE WOULD SAY TO THEM, BUT I'LL BE CALLING MY SENATORS AND I ALREADY HAVE.))
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[OUT Q=I already have]
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[SOT 5:29:05]
[IN Q=My educated guess]

((FALWELL: MY EDUCATED GUESS IS WE'LL HAVE A MAJORITY BUT NOT A TWO- THIRDS MAJORITY, BUT WE'LL HAVE ON RECORD THEN ALL THE NO VOTES AND ABSTENTIONS WHICH WE WILL TAKE TO THE PEOPLE TO HOPEFULLY REMOVE THESE GUYS FROM OFFICE.))
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[OUT Q=these guys from office.]

Falwell estimates it could take as many as four years to get the Constitution amended, but is willing fight for it as long as it takes. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Lynchburg.))

[Anthrax]


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Workers began the clean up today of a Florida building contaminated by Anthrax.
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[SUPER=03-Boca Raton, FL; ]

Gas was pumped into the Boca Raton, Florida building that once housed tabloid publisher American Media, Incorporated.
The gas is expected to eradicate the anthrax spores, which permeated the building after tainted letters were sent to the media outlet. Photo editor Robert Stevens, who worked in the building, was the first of five people to die as a result of the anthrax attacks. No arrests have been made in those attacks.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[WRITER=rle]
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Still to come on News 7 at 11, we'll show you a historical fued that continues today, just without the deadly consequences...
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and also, these mothers are on a roll even without their mini-vans. We'll explain in just a few minutes.
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[Commercial]

[DLCC]


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[WRITER=rle]
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Love the outdoors, fresh air, and the smell of recently cut grass? Well, one community college may have a class for you.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington;]

As part of its hospitality management program, *Dabney Lancaster Community College* started a Golf Course Management course three years ago. It's the only program of its kind in the community college system. Students spend about half their time in the classroom and the other half getting into the swing of things at golf courses.
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[IN Q=It's a growing industry...]

((RICHARD TEAFF/DABNEY LANCASTER PRESIDENT; IT'S A GROWING INDUSTRY, SO AS MORE PEOPLE FIND OUT ABOUT IT, THEY ARE ENTERING THE PROGRAM. AND WE HAVE STUDENTS WHO ARE TRADITIONAL AGE, RIGHT OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL, AND WE HAVE INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE CHANGING CAREERS COMING IN THE PROGRAM AS WELL.))
[SUPER=01-Richard Teaff/Dabney Lancaster President; ]
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[OUT Q=in the program as well.]
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[VO-NAT]

In fact one of the students starting a new career is former Lexington Schools Superintendent Nick Maschal (MAS-kuhl).

He says if not for the program, he would have started with crowded classes through the national and state golf associations.
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[SOT - 2:57:32]
[IN Q=I would have had to start...]

((NICK MASCHAL/GOLF MANAGEMENT STUDENT; I WOULD HAVE HAD TO START THERE, AND ELBOW MY WAY INTO THE PROGRAMS THAT ARE ALREADY IN EXISTENCE TO GET PAST ALL THE GROUPS OF INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE BEEN WORKING MANY YEARS AT THIS. BY BEING TRAINED THIS WAY AND WORKING WITH SOME TRUE PROFESSIONALS AND WATCHING THEM WORK IT'S GIVEN ME A LEG UP ON GIVING ME AN OPPORTUNITY TO GET IN ON THE GROUND FLOOR VERY QUICKLY))
[SUPER=01-Nick Maschal/Golf Management Student; ]
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[OUT Q=ground floor very quickly.]
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[VO-NAT]

So far the school has teamed up with the Homestead and the Lexington Golf and Country Club. School officials hope to add the Vista Links in Buena Vista and the Greenbrier to that list soon.
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[Skate-Mom]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
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[WRITER=jbu]
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Skateboarding is known as an extreme sport and is usually reserved for the younger crowd -- but you won't see any teens skating with this group.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Leguna, CA]

There isn't a soccer mom in the bunch, these are all skater moms. This group of California women *ollie* and carve up the skate park, but they aren't expecting any play station games named after them just yet.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I'm no Tony Hawk, you know]

((BARBARA ODANAKA/SKATEBOARD MOM:I'M NO TONY HAWK, YOU KNOW I'M A MOM SO I HAVE TO BE A LITTLE CAREFUL BUT ULTIMATELY I'D LIKE TO DO THE THINGS THAT TONY HAWK CAN DO ON A SKATEBOARD.))
[SUPER=01-Barbara Odanaka/Skateboard Mom;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=can do on a skateboard.]
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[VO-NAT]

Odanaka has written a book, set up a website, and has women as far away as New Zealand checking out her moves. The women meet every week to showcase their skills and no baby-sitters are needed, they just bring the next generation with them.
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[S-Extra]


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Coming up, fisticuffs on pit road today in Chicago, the Avs get back in the win column, plus words from the Browns Lee Suggs, and Match Play golf in Botetourt, but first our extra point,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


the West team captured the gold medal tonight in the Commonwealth Games baseball tournament. Jared Bolden of EC Glass had the game winning hit for the West, which scored 4 runs in the final inning to beat the Central team 4 to 3. It's the first time the West has won the gold.
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[S-Race]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-167 TC14610]
[GRAPHIC=Nextel Cup]
[ENG#=1]


Wherever Tony Stewart goes, trouble is sure to follow. Stewart won today's Tropicana 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, but controversy marred his first victory of the season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Joliet, IL/NBC Sports; :00]


Early in the race, Ryan Newman and Kurt Busch found trouble ramming each other after Newman cut down a tire.
Following a restart at lap 127, Kasey Kahne was leading when he got just the slightest bit loose. Stewart on fresh tires, made contact with Kahne's bumper, sending the 9 car into the wall and out of the race.
That's when the fireworks started. Kahne's crew chief, Tommy Baldwin ended up in Stewart's pit, livid at what had just transpired. Team members from each side engaged in a brief scuffle before cooler heads prevailed. But some heavy fines are probably on the way down the pike.
Stewart was strong all day, leading 213 laps on his way to the checkered flag, but afterwards the talk was about what happened in the pits.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Tony Stewart/First Win of the Season; :00]
[SUPER=01-Greg Zipadelli/Stewart's Crew Chief; :26]
[SUPER=01-Tommy Baldwin/Kahne's Crew Chief; :44]
[RUNS=:50]
[OUT Q=what happened after that."]
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[SUPER=0106-6. Terry Labonte//7. Sterling Marlin//8. Joe Nemechek//9. Michael Waltrip//10. Kevin Harvick//;]
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[SUPER=0106-11. Rusty Wallace//12. Matt Kenseth//13. Jamie McMurray//14. Brian Vickers//15. Casey Mears//;]
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[SUPER=0106-16. John Andretti//17. Robby Gordon//18. Bobby Labonte//19. Ward Burton//20. Greg Biffle//;]
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[SUPER=0106-21. Elliott Sadler//22. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//23. Scott Wimmer//24. Mark Martin//25. Jimmy Spencer//;]
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[OUT Q=.....last driver."]
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[S-Avs]


[ANCHOR=Travis]
[NEWSCAST=11:00]
[WRITER=ape]
[TAPE#=SP-176 TC5233]
[GRAPHIC=Avs]
[ENG#=2]

The Salem Avalanche hosted the Potomac Cannons in game two of their 3 game set. And the Avs crept a little closer to the top of the standings.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]

It was the the last night of the Salem Fair, but that didn't stop the crowds from checking out some baseball. In the bottom of the fifth, with the bases loaded, Adam Seuss hits this two RBI double down the first base line, sending Jeffrey Mackor and Josh Anderson across the plate to make it 2-nothing. The Avs made it 3-oh when Potomac catcher Bryan Prince couldn't handle the pitch in the dirt, allowing Ryan Stegall to make it home for the score.
[SUPER=37-Potomac/1/Salem/4/;]

Salem goes on to win it 4-1 and tie up the series with the Cannons.
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[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-171 TC13627]
[GRAPHIC=Golf]
[ENG#=3]


On the links today at the Botetourt Country Club close friends Chris Clemens and Cam Young squared off in the Roanoke Valley Match Play Finals.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :00]


The two were all even after Young won the 18th hole.
On the second extra hole, check out Clemens from just off the green. The pretty chip snuggles up close. He would tap that in and move to the next tee.
Finally on the 22nd hole of the afternoon, Young lipped out this 6 footer and Clemens survived to claim the trophy.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Chris Clemens/Roanoke Valley Match Play Champ; :00]
[SUPER=01-Cam Young/Finished 2nd; :16]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=won the match with his short game."]
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[S-Suggs]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-178 TC2324]
[GRAPHIC=Cleveland Browns]
[ENG#=4]


Lee Suggs is headed for training camp with the Cleveland Browns in two weeks as a starter, after playing in 7 games a year ago as a rookie.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Cincinnati, OH/Last Season; :00]


Following William Green's off the field problems, Suggs was given a chance to perform in the final two games and didn't disappoint, earning the right to carry the load this season.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Lee Suggs/Cleveland Browns Starting Tailback; :03]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=it's paying off."]
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[VO-NAT]


Suggs will take his cues from a new quarterback this season. Now that Tim Couch is gone, Jeff Garcia takes over the signal calling for the Browns.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=ride with him."]
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[S-Tour]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11PM]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-170 TC13550]
[GRAPHIC=Tour de France]
[ENG#=1]


Today's 8th stage of the Tour de France was fairly uneventful, at least for Lance Armstrong, although his postal service teammates were caught in a crash.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Quimper, France/OLN; :00]


Rain dominated the 104 mile stage in western France. Armstrong finished 33rd and is still 6th overall, 9 and a half minutes behind the leader Thomas Voeckler.
Norway's Thor Hushovd won the stage. Tomorrow is the first of two well deserved days off for the cyclists for some rest and relaxation before the mountain stages.
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[Hamilton-Burr]


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History repeated itself today in New York -- sort of.
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It was 200-years ago today when former treasury secretary Alexander Hamilton and sitting Vice-President Aaron Burr met near the banks of the Hudson River in Weehawken, to settle a grudge in a showdown. Today their descendants re-enacted the duel, even firing replicas of the 54-Calibre pistols.
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More than a thousand people turned out to watch it all go down. (------------) By the way, the REAL Alexander Hamilton lost the duel. He died the following day.