[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Jean]

[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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[ENG#=1]


More money is coming in, but where will it go in Bedford?
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[VO-NAT]


Two teenagers are arrested.. charged with trashing a local high school.
Reports tonight that a Filipino hostage may be free.
And a loss to the local music scene- remembering the life of a singer killed in a car crash.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]



[ENG#=]
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[VO-NAT]


Last week vandals trashed a local high school.
Now authorities say they've caught some of the culprits.
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
[SS=News 7 @ 11]



[Alleghany-Vandals]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-19 TC1:13:06]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 @ 11]
[ENG#=3]


Alleghany County deputies say at least two people are now in custody, charged with the vandalism of Alleghany High School and two other locations.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Alleghany Co./Saturday;]


Sometime last Thursday night or Friday morning, vandals trashed the school-- destroying t-v's, computers, vending machines and trophy cases.
The damage there is estimated at 25-thousand dollars.
Vandals also hit the Jackson River Technical Center and the Alleghany Country Club Golf Course.
Tonight deputies arrested 18 year old Ian M. Brown of Selma as well as an unidentified 17 year old.
The sheriff's office says more charges are pending. We'll have more information later in the newscast.
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[Bedford-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-28 TC25:21]
[GRAPHIC=None]


What to do with several million dollars.
That was the issue facing the Bedford County Board of Supervisors tonight and it clearly left many angry, confused, and satisfied. [***NEWS 7 @ 11 IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


Justin McLeod is here now with details. Justin where is the money going towards?
Jean, it will be education but it came after a fierce debate.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@justin1]


Tonight, the public got an education in mathematics and how government works.
They also saw how the division between the Board of Supervisors and the school board is growing.
[ENG#=4]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


At issue is an additional 2 1/2 million dollars the state is giving to Bedford County schools.
Many feared the Supervisors would NOT use all the money for education and tonight they turned out in large numbers to voice their frustration.
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[SOT 5:38:23]
[IN Q=If we don't]

((CHANIN GOTTSCHALK/PARENT: IF WE DON'T USE THE MONEY AS INTENDED THEN WE SEND THE MESSAGE TO OUR STATE GOVERNMENT THAT WE DON'T NEED THE ADDITIONAL FUNDS AND DO NOT CONSIDER EDUCATION IMPORTANT ENOUGH TO BE INVESTED IN THAT DEGREE.))
[SUPER=01-Chanin Gottschalk/Bedford Co. Parent; :]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=IN THAT DEGREE]
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[VO-NAT]


But many Supervisors say they always intended for the money to go towards the school system.
They point out state law required the county to hold a public hearing and one supervisor went as far as to blame the school board for the confusion.
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[SOT 5:14:45]
[IN Q=I have been on this]

((DALE WHEELER/BOARD OF SUPERVISOR: I HAVE BEEN ON THIS BOARD SINCE 1990 AND I HAVE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE AND I WILL REMEMBER IT.))
[SUPER=01-Dale Wheeler/Bedford Co. Supervisor; :]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=i will remember it]
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[VO-NAT]


After nearly two hours of debate and several motions that even seem to confuse many Supervisors, the board voted unanimously to give all the money to the school system.
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[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]


The superintendent says the money will be used to start an art program in the elementary schools as well as alternative education system wide.
They will also hire additional teachers in the elementary and high school levels.
[DOUBLE BOXES=JEan & Justin /BAM;]


Jean, while many saw this as much a do about nothing, the bottom line is more money is coming to Bedford County schools.

[Franklin-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=]
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Meanwhile, Franklin County's school board has amended its annual budget, as a result of additional funding from the state. The board approved the 60-point-eight million dollar budget during its meeting today. The board also elected a new chairman, P-D Hambrick and a new vice-chairman, Carl Dudley.

[MErchants-Tax]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-26 TC37:42]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


Montgomery County supervisors slashed a controversial tax tonight.
The board voted to cut the merchant's tax by about a third and eliminate a second inventory scheduled for August.


Several business owners complained that the tax on their inventory was too high.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./File Tape]


Local auto dealers have even moved their cars out of the county to avoid paying.
One supervisor tonight said he'll be watching to see if those businesses continue to move their inventory now that the tax rate has been lowered.
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[Special-session]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=04-16 TC1:54:27]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]


It will be double overtime for state lawmakers tomorrow.
They are returning to Richmond once again to fix a mistake that can't wait until January.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape]


Legislators inadvertently passed a law that allows weekend workers to take the Sabbath off.
Neither the General Assembly nor Governor Warner noticed the mistake until it was too late.
Still, experts say it is unlikely the blunder will cause any political fallout for lawmakers or the governor.
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[SOT 11:50:42]
[IN Q=I THINK THIS IS THE KIND OF MISTAKE]

((ROBERT HOLSWORTH/POLITICAL ANALYST: I THINK THIS IS THE KIND OF MISTAKE THAT SOME PEOPLE ARE TALKING ABOUT BUT BY AND LARGE A YEAR FROM NOW WILL HAVE BEEN LARGELY FORGOTTEN BY MOST OF THE VOTERS IN VA POLITICS SO I DON'T REALLY SEE THIS AS THE KIND OF ISSUE THAT THE VOTERS ARE GOING TO BE SAYING THEY WERE ALL ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Robert Holsworth/Political Analyst]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=at the wheel or something like that.]
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[VO-NAT]


Tomorrow's special session kicks off at noon and is expected to last only a few hours.
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[Terror-Elections]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Election 2004]
[ENG#=3]


We've heard the warnings- al Qaeda may struck to disrupt the November elections.
But what if they succeed. Would the elections be postponed?
As Patty Davis reports, one government official says the nation needs a backup plan.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. DeForest Soaries, Jr./U. S. Election Assistance Commission; :13]
[SUPER=01-Hank Sheinkopf/Political Analyst; 1:01]
[SUPER=01-Patty Davis/CBS News; 1:23]
[RUNS=1:37]
[OUT Q=CBS News, Washington.]

((IT'S A RIGHT OF CITIZENSHIP THE RIGHT TO VOTE. BUT WITH WARNINGS THAT THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION COULD BE A PRIME TARGET FOR TERRORISTS WHAT HAPPENS IF AN ATTACK FORCES A POSTPONEMENT? Dr. DeForest Soaries Jr., Chair, U.S. Election Assistance Cmsn.: Lets assume the process is attacked. My concern is we dont have a plan. THE HEAD OF THE NEW U.S. ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION SAYS THE CONSTITUTION GIVES NO ONE THE AUTHORITY TO MOVE AN ELECTION IF ITS NECESSARY. Dr. DeForest Soaries Jr., Chair, U.S. Election Assistance Cmsn.: What we have to do is set some standards for the suspension of voting. At what point does the state determine that voting is no longer practical or safe? THE DOOMSDAY SCENARIO IS NOT SO FAR-FETCHED. NEARLY 200 PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND SPAIN'S PRIME MINISTER OUSTED WHEN TERRORISTS BOMBED TRAINS IN MADRID JUST BEFORE THAT COUNTRYS NATIONAL ELECTION. U.S. OFFICIALS WORRY AL QAEDA OR TOHER TERRORISTS MIGHT TRY TO BUILD UPON ITS POLITICAL SUCCESS. BUT ONE POLITICAL ANALYST SAYS POSTPONING AN ELECTION MIGHT NOT HAVE THE DESIRED EFFECT. Hank Sheinkopf, Political Analyst: 133940 If the purpose of elections is to get people to the polls, moving the date reduces that number of people. Not appropriate and not right for democracy. AND DEMOCRATS WARN THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY SHOULD NOT INSTILL FEAR OR INJECT UNCERTAINTY INTO THE ELECTION.
WHILE STATES HAVE DELAYED ELECTIONS INCLUDING NEW YORK WHEN TERRORISTS ATTACKED THERE ON SEPTEMBER 11TH A NATIONAL ELECTION HAS NEVER BEEN POSTPONED. PATTY DAVIS: CONGRESS WOULD HAVE TO ACT BUT WITH THE ELECTION JUST MONTHS AWAY AND THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION AGAINST IT -- SOME QUESTION WHETHER THERES THE TIME AND THE MOTIVATION TO GET THE JOB DONE. PATTY DAVIS FOR CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))

[Cholesterol-Guidelines]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Medical News]
[ENG#=4]


New guidelines came out today on just how low your cholesterol should be- and the new motto could be how low can you go?
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[VO-NAT]


The American Heart Association released new recommendations today for LDL's or the so called bad cholesterol.
People at moderate risk for heart attack- the middle aged, overweight and high blood pressure should lower their bad cholesterol from 130 to 100.
Those at high risk... smokers, men with high blood pressure and everyone with diabetes are advised to drop their LDL from 100 to a new low of 70.
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[SOT20:49:46 ]

((DR. STEVEN NISSEN: WE KNOW WE CAN REDUCE YOUR RISK OF DEATH, STROKE AND DISABLING FORMS OF HEART DISEASE BY SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNTS BY TAKING YOU TO A MUCH LOWER LEVELS.))
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Steven Nissen/Cardiologist;]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=MUCH LOWER LEVELS.]
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[VO-NAT]


Diet and exercise can help, but the new guidelines call for a huge boost in the use of cholesterol lowering drugs.


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[Tease1]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]
[ENG#=V10]


Was an announcement by the Phillipine government enough to save a hostage's life?
We'll have the latest from Iraq when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And the Actress best known as Weezie passes away.
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[SOT 24]
[IN Q=]

((ALRIGHT GEORGE... FROM THE SHOULDER.))
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=from the shoulder.]
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[VO-NAT]


A look back at the life of Isabel Sanford when we come back.
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[Sports-preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=MST]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]



[ENG#=1]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=THE BIG 7."]

(( Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports office as the Avalanche go to work early and take care of business.
The starters for the all-star game are named. The Homerun derby has produces from unexpected results. Mikey is coming back to DEI for another season, and Jordan may be back in the NBA with Shaq. Tonight on the Big 7.))

[Filipino-Hostage]

(MINI OPEN)



[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=bda]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq]
[ENG#=1]

A source in the Philippine embassy in Baghdad said today that abductors holding a Filipino truck driver hostage plan to release him tomorrow. That from CNN.
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[VO-NAT]

The news came moments after the Philippine government said it would withdraw its 50-member peace-keeping force from Iraq. The abductors had vowed to behead 46 year old Angelo dela Cruz today at 3pm if the Philippines did not withdraw from Iraq. The news apparently came just in time, as it was reported by Al-Jazeera that dela Cruz had already been taken to the place where he was to be killed.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[Iraq-Demo]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=bda]
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[ENG#=2]

[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Samarra, Iraq;]

Hundreds of Shi'ite Muslims clamoured for Saddam Hussein's execution today in the latest show of strength by a community repressed for decades by the former dictator. Thousands of Shi'ites were executed under his regime. This was not the first public demonstration by the Shi'ite Muslims in Iraq to demand death for Saddam. A similar protest was held yesterday in Amara, where hundreds marched the streets.
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[Hickey]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-21 TC36:56]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq]
[ENG#=3]


Colonel James Hickey is home from Iraq, after a tour of duty that included the capture of Saddam Hussein.
Proud of what his troops accomplished there, Hickey says he was overwhelmed by the response upon his return.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]


A 1982 graduate of Virginia Military Institute, Hickey spoke to high school students attending the Junior War College in Lexington.
Hickey was in command of the 1st Brigade of the 4th Infantry Division when his soldiers captured Saddam Hussein, but it was his return to the states a few months later that he found surprising.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It just overwhelmed ]

((COL. JAMES HICKEY: IT JUST OVERWHELMED ME THE AMOUNT OF GENUINE SUPPORT THE AMERICAN PEOPLE HAD FOR THE AMERICAN FORCES OVERSEAS DOING THEIR BIDDING, A LOT OF SINCERE HONEST QUESTIONS, SOME CONCERNS ABOUT HOW WE'RE DOING, TRUST IN THE AMERICAN FORCES AND THEIR LEADERS, AND A SINCERE DESIRE TO HELP OUT IN SOME WAY.))
[SUPER=01-Col. James Hickey/Brigade Commander; ]
[RUNS=:29]
[OUT Q=desire to help in some way.]
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[VO-NAT]


From his experience in a former stronghold of Saddam Hussein, and more recent reports from others, Hickey says he believes U-S forces are now turning the corner in their efforts to restore security and stability in Iraq.
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[Chad-Price]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=04-17 TC1:09:26]
[SS=None]
[ENG#=4]

40-year old Chad Price was not only a father, husband and carpenter, HIS was the voice when the band "Mitchell's Edge" took the stage. As Shannon Young reports, the Salem man's death last week shook the local music scene.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Mesmerizing, hypnotic, charismatic.]
[SUPER=01-Matthew Muller/Friend and Former Band-mate; :16]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Week; 1:02]
[SUPER=@Shannon2; 1:30]
[RUNS=1:47]
[OUT Q=SY, News 7.]

((Mesmerizing, hypnotic, charismatic. These are the words Chad Price's biggest fans use to describe his presence both in and out of the spotlight.
[SOT 9:18:35 - 9:18:48]
[IN Q=He was a great volleyball player...]

((HE WAS A GREAT VOLLEYBALL PLAYER, AND INCREDIBLE CARPENTER, HE TOOK PRIDE IN EVERYTHING THAT HE DID, HE WAS A GREAT MAN ALL AROUND.)) [RUNS:13]
[OUT Q=great man all around.]

Friend, business partner and former band-mate Matthew Muller says Price had the spirit and voice of an angel.
[SOT 9:14:58 - 9:15:15]
[IN Q=There's nothing artificial about it...]

((THERE'S NOTHING ARTIFICIAL ABOUT IT. HIS VOICE COULD BE SO SWEET AND TENDER AND AT THE SAME TIME WHEN HE WANTED HAVE AMAZING AUTHORITY AND THIS INCREDIBLE POWER THAT SENT CHILLS DOWN YOUR SPINE.)) [RUNS:17]
[OUT Q=that sent chills down your spine.]

That voice was silenced last week when Price's truck flipped on Route 460 near the Roanoke County/Montgomery County line. Muller, who-co-owned a construction business with Price, says the wreck shattered their goal to again team up musically.
[SOT 9:16:44 - 9:16:47 musically and professionally]
[IN Q=He was alll of my hopes...]

((HE WAS ALL OF MY HOPES AND MY DREAMS.)) [RUNS:03]
[OUT Q=and all of my dreams...]

[BUTT BUTT BUTT]
[SOT 9:17:14 - 9:17:24]
[IN Q=Up until a few weeks ago...]

((UP UNTIL A FEW WEEKS AGO I HAD EVERYTHING PLANNED OUT AND NOW, I DON'T KNOW, EVERYTHING'S CHANGED...)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=I don't know, everything's changed...]

What hasn't changed is what Muller says Price stood for: strong faith, intense love for his daughter and an honesty that echoes even thought the last set's been played. Shannon Young, News 7.))
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[Isabel-Sanford]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


And a loss in Hollywood- the woman known as Weezie on the Jefferson's TV show has died.
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[SOT 06]
[IN Q=]

((SHE'S YOUR MOTHER WHY DO I HAVE TO GO OUT THERE? GEORGE: BECAUSE SHE HATES YOU ALREADY.. LAUGHTER AND APPLAUSE.))
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=laughter and applause.]
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[VO-NAT]


Actress Isabel Sanford portrayed Louise Jefferson on the long running sitcom the Jeffersons.
In 1981 Sanford became the first African American woman to receive a best actress Emmy.
It was this past January that Sanford received her star on Hollywoods walk of fame.
A spokesperson says Sandord died of natural causes.
Isabel Sanford was 86 years old.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]
[ENG#=V10]


Will mother nature keep the heat turned up?
Robin has the forecast when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus a daring rescue effort on the edge of Niagara Falls.
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[Commercial]

[Niagara-Rescue]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


A daring rescue at Niagara Falls- after a distraught woman is spotted on the ledge of the falls.
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[VO-NAT ]
[SUPER=03-Niagara Falls]


You can see the woman at times waving her arms.
Rescuers- harnessed with ropes- climbed a two foot wide ledge at the Horseshoe falls to reach the woman.
They said the woman was at times crying and threatening to jump.
That's when firefighter Gary Carella grabbed her arm.
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[SOT 48]
[IN Q=]

((NAT SOUND OF RESCUE.))
[RUNS=05]
[OUT Q=nat sound of rescue]
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[Vo-nat]
The rescue team was able to secure the woman and pull her to safety.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=EXTRA & SP-175 2446tc]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=V10]

The Avs get a win, the big league homerun derby produces a surprise winner. Waltrip is back with DEI, Jordan may be back in the NBA, and Marcus Vick is back with a familiar barrister. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-MLB; :00]

This afternoon Roger Clemens was named the starting pitcher for the National League in tomorrow night's all-star game.
He will be the oldest starting pitcher in the all-star game history at the age of 42. Clemens was born in Ohio, but grew up in Houston. The American League pick came down to either the A's Mark Mulder or the Red Sox Curt Schilling. Manager Joe Torre went with the A's 12 game winner.
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[S-Derby]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-181 2150TC]
[GRAPHIC=MLB]
[ENG#=1]


The big league season has hit the all-star break and tonight biggest stars of the game took part in the annual Home Run Derby Contest.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Houston, TX/ESPN; :00]

Barry Bonds was the first at the plate and while he did not disappoint with 8 homers in the first round - the favorite to win it all was knocked out in round two. That was more than could be said for former champ Sammy Sosa. Sammy never really got into one of his patented grooves and he didn't get out of round one. Neither did the current homerun leader this season - the Phils' Jim Thome - also exited in round one. Hometown favorite Lance Berkman got hot and made it all the way to the finals. But no one could handle the smooth stroking Miguel Tejada of the Orioles. He hits an all-time record of 15 in the second round, and 27 for the entire derby as he wins this year's event over the Astros' Berkman.
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[S-Avs]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ape]
[TAPE#=sp-180 2811tc]
[GRAPHIC=AVS]
[ENG#=2]


The Salem Avalanche wrapped up its three games series with the Potomac Cannons as the Salem Fair was packing up and giving the team back its parking lot.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]

It was a hot afternoon baseball, but 25 hundred fans turned out for the matinee. The game was scoreless until the bottom of the fourth when Salem's Ryan Kochen knocked this RBI double past the shortstop, sending left fielder Adam Seuss across the plate. The Avs didn't waste any time getting on the board again as the next batter John Fagan hits this sacrifice fly to left field, allowing first baseman Mark Saccomano to make it home. That made the score 2-to-nothing. The Avalanche got two more runs in the seventh. This one came from catcher Reinaldo Ruiz, who sends this RBI single past the second baseman, and shortstop Wade Robinson sneaks home to make it 4-to-1.
[SUPER=37-Potomac/4/Salem/5;]

The Cannons would tie it, but Salem get the 5-to-4 win.
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD AVS]

The Avalanche is off tomorrow night for the big league all-star break. The team is then home Wednesday through Saturday. All night games at Salem Memorial.

[S-DEI]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-167 14756tc]
[GRAPHIC=NEXTEL CUP]
[ENG#=3]

The rule to thumb this year in NASCAR is don't believe anything you hear. Every time Tony Stewart does something questionable on the track his certain suspension never materializes.
And all year long we've been hearing how Dale Earnhardt, Incorporated is kicking Michael Waltrip out of the club.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NASCAR; :00]

Forget it. Tonight DEI and NAPA announced the Waltrip will be back as the driver of the NAPA Chevy in 2005. That will mark the fifth straight year that the two-time Daytona 500 champ has raced with the NAPA colors. Waltrip won the Daytona 500 for NAPA in both 2001 and 2003.
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[S-Jordan]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-173 5332TC]
[GRAPHIC=NBA]
[ENG#=4]


On the NBA front - If you think the folks in Miami are excited about the likelihood of getting Shaq - imagine what it would be like to get Jordan, as well.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC/April 14, 2003; :00]

No, his Airness is not thinking about another comeback as a player, but he is expressing an interest in buying a share of the Miami Heat. The problem is that the owner, doesn't appear to be interested in selling. The Heat is owned by Micky Arisson - who also is the chairman of Carnival Cruise lines - says the team is not for sale.
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[S-Marcus]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-177 5246tc]
[GRAPHIC=MARCUS VICK]
[ENG#=1]


Marcus Vick's court date in New Kent on the reckless driving and marijuana possession charges he picked over the fourth of July weekend has been set for Tuesday, September 21st. Vick will be represented at the trial by Tidewater attorney Larry Woodward.
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[VO-NAT]

The Virginia Beach based lawyer was a natural selection because he was recently hired to represent Michael Vick with the Falcon stars's endorsement deals. Woodward also is Allen Iverson's long-time attorney having represented him in not only his brushes with the law, but in his endorsement and contract negotiations.
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=UVA]

Woodward also has represented UVa football players. He was the attorney for Demetrius Dotson and Duane Fisher in 2000 when they were found guilty of marijuana possession in Albemarle General District Court.

[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-172 13642TC]
[GRAPHIC=VSGA LOGO]
[ENG#=2]


The Virginia State Golf Association staged a zone qualifier for golfers on out end of the state today at Hidden Valley Country Club. Those in attendance we trying to secure a spot in the upcoming State Junior Open.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/VSGA Junior Zone Qualifying; :00]

28 junior golfers in all up to age 17 took on the par 71 course. By the end of the day, 12 of the 28 had performed well enough to advance to the junior state open at the Bayside Golf Club in Virginia Beach on August 3rd.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=BITES]
[SUPER=01-Tommy Joyce/Hidden Valley Golf Pro; :00]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=...EVERY YEAR."]
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD VSGA]

The low score of the day was posted by Blacksburg's Lonto Griffin, who fired an even par 71.
[TOSS TO BREAK]

[Vandalism-Update]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
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As we mentioned earlier in the newscast, investigators have made at two arrests in the vandalism at Alleghany High School.
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Alleghany County Sheriff Dale Muterspaugh (Moo-ters paw) credits his investigators who put in extra hours to crack the case.
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18 year old Ian M. Brown of Selma and a 17 year old are in custody.
Deputies recovered several fire extinguishers believed to have been used to trash the school.
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The Brackman Cup has not been recovered, but authorities will search for it again tomorrow. The trophy is awarded to the winner of the annual football game between Alleghany and Covington high schools.