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A local paramedic is charged with stealing drugs-
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[VO-NAT]


A standoff when a man takes a woman at gunpoint.
Mixed vegetables take on a new meaning.. how mixing it up could fight cancer.
And it's no crime to ask for more pay.. but two CSI actors may lose their jobs over it.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[ENG#=2]
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[VO-NAT]


Residents blast the city of Bedford for not doing enough to clean up their contaminated ground water.
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[SOT 6:15:32]
[IN Q=So far the city]

((RESIDENT BITE: SO FAR THE CITY OF BEDFORD IS NOT CARRYING THROUGH THEIR PROMISE TO BE GOOD NEIGHBORS.))
[RUNS=04]
[OUT Q=to be good neighbors]
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
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[Bedford-Water]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-18 TC1:30:59]
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You expect the water that comes out of your faucet to be safe.
But some Bedford County residents fear that's no longer the case because of a leaking landfill. [***NEWS 7 @ 11 IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


Justin McLeod went to a meeting tonight on the water topic. So Justin what is the city doing about it?
Jean, city leaders say their doing all it can.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@justin1]


They also point out the water currently meets federal guidelines.
But some residents are still unhappy especially after the city revealed tonight it could be months before any real solution is in place.
[ENG#=3]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Bedford; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kenny Andrews/Affected Landowner; :14]
[SUPER=01-Debra Lavoie/Affected Landowner; :32]
[SUPER=01-Sammy Lynch/Affected Landowner; :57]
[SUPER=01-Clarke Gibson/Bedford's Director of Public Works; 1:15]
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[OUT Q=HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS]

((((NAT SOUND OF THE MEETING))
The people in this room say they're living in fear and it all has to do with harmful chemicals that are seeping from the old city landfill.
[SOT 6:17:16]
[IN Q=We've worried]

((KENNY ANDREWS/BEDFORD RESIDENT: WE'VE WORRIED THE WHOLE TIME ME AND MY WIFE AND WE JUST KEEP WONDERING WHEN ARE WE GOING TO BE AFFECTED.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=going to be affected]


Some already have.
Tests show a half dozen residential wells along Bell Town Road have already been contaminated.
The city has installed a filtration system but that has done little to ease the fears in the neighborhood.
[SOT 6:10:16]
[IN Q=But the city]

((DEBRA LAVOIE/BEDFORD RESIDENT: BUT THE CITY OF BEDFORD DOES NOT CARE BECAUSE YOU KEEP SAYING ARE DRINKING WATER IS SAFE. IT IS NOT SAFE.)) [Runs08]
[OUT Q=IT IS NOT SAFE]


Bedford wants to change that perception and held this meeting to lay out several options.
They include treating the ground with chemicals or pumping water out of the ground and then purifying it.
Another would allow nature to take its course and fix the problem on its own but that could take thirty years.
[SOT 6:06:25]
[IN Q=I'm 64 years old]

((SAMMY LYNCH/BEDFORD RESIDENT: I'M 64 YEARS OLD. I DON'T HAVE THIRTY YEARS AND MAYBE NOT HAVE UNTIL NEXT YEAR.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=until next year]


Many of the affected residents would like to see a water line put in.
City officials say that's a strong possibility but admit any option will be costly.
[SOT 5:58:15]
[IN Q=Our ACM report]

((CLARKE GIBSON/PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR: OUR ACM REPORTS DOES HAVE ROUGH ESTIMATES ON THE COST OF ALL THESE ALTERNATIVES. WE TALKING THOUSANDS, MILLIONS? HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS.)) [Runs09]
[OUT Q=hundreds of thousands of dollars]))
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[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]


It will now be up to the Department of Environmental Quality to review the recommendations and that could take months.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


So Jean, it looks like it will be early next year before any concrete plans are in place.

[Urquhart]


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A paramedic in the New River Valley faces charges of prescription fraud.
Pearisburg police say 31 year old Robert Patrick Urquhart (Urk-heart) of Peterstown West Virginia was arrested tonight.
Officers say he'd been stealing valium (VAL-ium) and morphine for the last six months.
Police say Urquhart served on the Giles Rescue Squad and Carilion Ambulance Service.

[Pitts-Standoff]


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A hostage standoff in Pittsylvania County ended peacefully earlier this evening when the gunman surrendered to police.
As Steve Smallshaw reports, the incident stemmed from a domestic dispute between a man and his ex-wife.
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[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Maj. Gary Goodson/Pittsylvania Co. Sheriff's Office; :14]
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[OUT Q=News7, Pittsylvania County. TIGHT OUT]

(( The first deputy was called to Bachelor Hall Farm Road around 3 for a report of a suspicious vehicle in the roadway.
When he arrived, he reportedly found 44-year-old Sean Norton holding his wife Cynthia at gun and knifepoint in the middle of the road.
[SOT 11:00:00]

((MAJOR GARY GOODSON/PITTSYLVANIA CO. SHERIFF'S OFFICE: HE HAD A SHOTGUN AND ALSO A KNIFE. Reporter: To her head? AT TIMES HIS OWN HEAD, HER HEAD. Outside the car? OUTSIDE THE VEHICLE. Did he ever put the knife or shotgun to his own head? AT TIMES HE DID.))
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[OUT Q=at times he did.]


Goodson says Norton also was drinking while police tried to negotiate with him.
As heavily-armed deputies and state troopers arrived, they cordoned off the area and kept nearby residents inside.
Finally, after nearly four hours of tense negotiations, Norton released his wife and then surrendered himself.
[SOT 10:59:36]

((GOODSON: THEY ESCALATED AT TIMES AND THEN HE'D COME DOWN AND I THINK IT WENT EXTREMELY WELL, CONSIDERING HE HAD A HOSTAGE AND GETTING HIM TO RELEASE THAT AND ALSO THE TIME FRAME IN BEING SUCCESSFUL TO GET HIM TO TURN HIMSELF IN.))
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[OUT Q=turn himself in.]


After Norton was taken away in the back of a patrol car, detectives processed the crime scene, including recovering the shotgun from his vehicle in the roadway.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Pittsylvania County. ))
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[ANCHOR=JEAn]
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Norton is now charged with domestic assault, abduction, assault on a police officer and firearms violations.

[Nevada-Fire]


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A wildfire in Nevada destroys 12 more homes today....
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[VO-NAT 07.5]
[Super=03-Carson City, NV;]


The fire is out of control near Carson city- it's being called the most devastating fire residents can remember.

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[SOT 18:03:40]

((SCOTT HUNTLEY/SIERRA FRONT FIREFIGHTER; IT'S SCARY NONE OF THE WESTERN STATES HAVE HAD ANY RAIN. DOESN'T LOOK LIKE IT'S GOING TO GET BETTER EITHER.))
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[SUPER=01-Scott Huntley/Sierra Front Firefighter;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=GET BETTER EITHER.]
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[VO-NAT]


Gusty winds are fueling the flames.
Fire investigators think the blaze began early yesterday near a waterfall that's a popular teen hangout.
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[I-73]


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A new route is approved for Interstate 73. Members of the Commonwealth Transportation Board today voted unanimously to alter the path of the highway.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape; QUICK!!!]

The vote came after the original route was changed to bypass Southeast Roanoke, which is now eligible for historic designation. The new route follows Route 220 to the Clearbrook area of Roanoke County. Hundreds of people chimed in on the change last month, but V-Dot says a majority of those citizens understand why the new route is necessary. If the project is approved construction will begin as soon as funding becomes available.
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[Nudist-camps]


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Fewer children will be getting undressed at summer camp this year.
Organizers of a nudist youth camp say attendance is down because of a new state law requiring parents to attend the camp with their children.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ivor/File Tape]


The A-C-L-U sought today to block the law.
But a federal judge denied the motion.
The new regulation is intended to protect campers from pedophiles
but the owner of a nudist campground says that concern is unfounded.
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[SOT 50:41]
[IN Q=THEY GET SCREENED OUT BEFORE]

((ROBERT ROCHE/NUDIST CAMPGROUND OWNER: THEY GET SCREENED OUT BEFORE THEY EVEN COME THROUGH THE GATE. THERE'S LESS LIKELY OF A CHANCE TO HAVE A PROBLEM THERE THAN AT A BOY SCOUT CAMP OR CHURCH GROUP. TIM MURTAGH/ATTORNEY GENERAL'S PRESS SECRETARY: IF YOU LOOK AT WHAT GOES ON AT BOY SCOUT CAMPS YOU'RE GOING TO SEE ARCHERY, HIKING TRAILS WHEN WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THIS PLACE THEY'RE TALKING ABOUT PUDDING FIGHTS SO I DON'T THINK YOU CAN REASONABLY SAY IT'S THE SAME THING.))

[SUPER=01-Robert Roche/Nudist Campground Owner; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tim Murtagh/Attorney General's Press Secretary; :09]
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[OUT Q=CAN REASONABLY SAY IT'S THE SAME THING.]
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[VO-NAT]


The nudist youth camp will take place at the end of the month.
Last year there were 30 campers, this year there will be only 11.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]
[ENG#=V10]


Wondering how your hospital stacks up to others?
Still ahead, the answer's just a mouse-click away.
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[VO-NAT]

Do some fruits and veggies fight cancer? New research next.
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[Sports-preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[ENG#=4]
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[OUT Q=THE BIG 7."]

(( Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports office as the Gold Medal winning olympian Kerri Strug checks into the star city. We'll hear from her and check on last minute preparations for the Commonwealth Games. Plus, Dot takes another city county trophy home. The Virginia Gentleman says so long to UVA. And the cows and not Lance are in front at the Tour. Tonight on the big 7.))
[Cancer-Food]

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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Studies show brocoli and tomatoes are cancer fighters.
but now new research suggests eating them together maximizes the cancer fighting effect.
And it's not just limited to brocoli and tomatoes, but all kinds of plant foods.
Dr. Sean Keniff has more on how what you eat can help you fight cancer.
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[IN Q=]
[Super=03-Washington, DC; :08]
[SUPER=01-Jeffrey R. Prince/American Institute for Cancer Research; :30]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Sean Keniff/CBS News; :45]
[SUPER=01-Lisa Schachter/Dietician; :55 QUICK!!!!]
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[OUT Q=Dr. Sean Keniff CBS News.]

((HERE'S THE TRADITIONAL AMERICAN DINNER PLATE - A GOOD CHUNK OF MEAT.... POTATO AND VEGETABLE..... SOUNDS HEALTHY ENOUGH... BUT THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR CANCER RESEARCH SAYS TOO MUCH PROTEIN AND NOT ENOUGH VEGETABLES IS LEADING TO A HIGHER RISK OF CANCER. effrey R. Prince/American Institute for Cancer Research: "seven out of 10 americans have theIr proportions backward" SO NOW SCIENTISTS WANT TO CHANGE THE AMERICAN PLATE - INSTEAD OF A BIG SLICE OF MEAT..... THEY'RE CALLING FOR A SMALL PIECE OF MEAT, TWO VEGETABLES AND A WHOLE GRAIN. Jeffrey R. Prince/American Institute for Cancer Research: "if people make simple changes in their daily lives they can stop cancer before it starts. AND RESEARCH BACKS THIS UP A STUDY OUT THIS MONTH FOUND THAT OLDER WOMEN WHO EXERCISED AND ATE A HEALTHY DIET..... REDUCED THEIR CANCER RISK BY ABOUT A THIRD. Dr. Sean Kenniff/CBS NEWS: SO HOW DO THESE PLANT FOODS BATTLE THE DISEASE?. FIRST OF ALL THEY'RE LOADED WITH VITAMINS AND NUTRIENTS. AND MANY, LIKE STRAWBERRIES AND ? HAVE A HIGH AMOUNT OF ANTI-OXIDANTS WHICH ATTACK CANCER CELLS. Lisa Schachter/Dietician: "The antioxidants prevent the cellular deterioration or damage to the cells (vo) the blueberries are the highest antioxidants of the all the fruits available." AND A NEW STUDY SHOWS THAT IT MAY NOT JUST BE WHAT YOU EAT... BUT HOW YOU EAT IT. BROCCOLI AND TOMATOES ARE KNOWN CANCER FIGHTERS.... BUT WHEN SCIENTISTS COMBINED THE TWO AND FED IT TO RATS THE VEGETABLES SEEMED TO INCREASE IN POWER. Prince: It appears that these two foods work together to slow prostate cancer growth better than each can alone. SO FOR ALL THE ADVANCES IN MEDICAL SCIENCE IT SEEMS THE SECRET TO PREVENTING CANCER MAY LIE IN SOMETHING THAT'S BEEN SITTING ON THE PLATE RIGHT INFRONT OF US. DOCTOR SEAN KENNIFF, CBS NEWS.))


[New-Website]


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You can now compare the quality of hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare organizations in your community on-line.
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[VO-NAT]


The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations launched a quality check web site today.
On the site, patients can find the performance record of a hospital or facility.
But at this point the information is limited to heart attacks, heart failure, pneumonia and pregnancy.
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[SOT22:47]
[IN Q=I think it will put pressure on hospitals.]

((ANN LATSTETTER/LEWIS-GALE MEDICAL CENTER; I THINK IT WILL PUT PRESSURE ON HOSPITAL. I THINK THERE IS COMPETITION OUT THERE AND HOSPITALS WANT TO BE PERCEIVED AS PROVIDING THE BEST CARE ALL THE TIME. AND I THINK THAT'S A GOOD THING))
[SUPER=01-Ann Latstetter/Lewis-Gale Medical Center]
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[OUT Q=that's a good thing]
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[VO-NAT]


The facility's record is compared to both a state and national average. A plus means the facility is above average. A check means the hospital meets the standards, and a minus- speaks for itself.
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[TAKE WDBJ WEBPAGE FS]
You can find a link at wdbj7-dot-com. Just click on websites in the news.
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[Wildlife]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=mmu]
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It happened with the bear in Franklin County and more recently with Bobo the tiger in Florida.
Instead of tranquilizing wild or escaped animals, they're often killed.
But Virginia's wildlife officials say the vast majority of those decisions are justified.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file]


Officials at the department of game and inland fisheries say most of their wildlife cases end with the animal captured alive.
But they say the public often forgets that wild animals are unpredictable- They say bears and tigers pose risks to the responding officer and the public.
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[SOT 46:26]
[IN Q=IT'S A DECISION MADE CASE-BY-CASE]

((MAJOR MIKE BISE/VA DEPT. OF GAME AND INLAND FISHERIES: IT'S A DECISION MADE CASE-BY CASE BASED ON THE CIRCUMSTANCES. WE ALWAYS GO IN WITH THE THOUGHT THAT WE'RE GOING TO TAKE ANIMAL OUT ALIVE SOMETIMES IT JUST DOESN'T WORK THAT WAY.))
[SUPER=01-Maj. Mike Bise/VA Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=JUST DOESN'T WORK THAT WAY.]
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[VO-NAT]


Officials say shows like "The Crocodile Hunter" perpetuate the misconception that wild animals are easy to handle.

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[Hassoun]


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Marine corporal Wassef Ali Hassoun is back on American soil today and the controversy surrounding his disappearance continues.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Quantico/Dept. of Defense Video]

After spending six days at an Army hospital in Germany Corporal Hassoun is back, but is not saying to much about his time in Iraq.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Corporal Hasosun will not be available]

((LT. COL. DAVE LAPAN/U.S. MARINE CORPS SPOKESMAN:CORPORAL HASSOUN WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE FOR MEDIA INTERVIEWS UNTIL THE REPATRIATION TEAM AND CPL. HASSOUN HIMSELF DECIDE IT'S IN HIS BEST INTEREST TO DO SO.))
[SUPER=01-Lt. Col. Dave Lapan/U. S. Marine Corps Spokesman;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=it's in his best interest to do so.]
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[VO-NAT]

Hassoun was originally listed as a deserter. That status was changed to captured after he was shown on an Islamic militant group's website. Hassoun then turned up in his home country of Lebanon. He says he was abducted from his base last month but offered no details on how he traveled from Iraq to Lebanon.
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[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[ENG#=2]


Abu Musab al Zarqawi's terrorist group is now claiming responsibility for yesterdays assasination of an Iraqi governor.
The governor of Mosul was gunned down Wednesday.
And tonight Al Jazeera TV is quoting kidnappers as saying they'll kill an Egyptan hostage within 48 hours if his Saudi employers don't leave Iraq.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Al Jazeera TV;]


The outlook may be better for a Filipino truck driver kidnapped in Iraq- who could be released soon.
A tape today on Al-Jazeera television shows a message from Angelo Dela Cruz thanking the Philippine President for her decision to withdraw troops from Iraq earlier than planned.
[SUPER=03-Kirkuk, Iraq;]


In Kirkuk there are reports that an Iraqi woman and her three children were killed in an overnight rocket attack.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]
[ENG#=V10]


Whoopi Goldberg's jokes about President Bush may have gotten a few laughs at a fundraiser. They may have also got her fired.
Details ahead.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus two of the actors on the crime drama CSI may be handing in their badges.
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[Commercial]

[Whoopi]


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Slim Fast slims down its workforce giving spokeswoman Whoopi the boot.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file;]


Execuvites were upset over Whoopi Goldberg's recent comments mocking the President-
During a recent Democratic fund-raiser, Goldberg used the president's name in a sexual reference.
The company is apologizing to anyone who was offended.
Goldberg says while she understands that Slim-Fast has to protect its business, but says she "has to do what she has to do" as an artist.
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[CSI]


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Two of the stars of ``C-S-I'' may be off the case.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-"CSI"/CBS]


A Los Angeles television station reports two of the show's investigators wanted more money.
The station reports George Eads who plays Nick Stokes...
and Jorja Fox who plays Sara Sidle have been fired.
CBS network officials aren't commenting.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=V10]

Avs highlights, final preps for the start of the Commonwealth Games and the final round of the women's City County. But first your Extra Point - The Tour De France may be getting away from Lance Armstrong in more ways than one. After today's 11th stage he alleged that French Reporters were trying to get in his hotel room to find evidence that he uses performance enhancing drugs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Figeac, France/OLN; :00]

Lance considers that a bunch of "Bull" and today that's exactly what all of the riders saw. Six big ole steers jumped to the front and led the peleton although they weren't welcome. But the beef couldn't lift Lance. He finished in ninth place and he is still nine minutes and 35 seconds behind France's Thomas Voeckler who still has the yellow jersey.
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[S-Avs]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Salem Avalanche played two tonight at the Salem Memorial - but it was one of those night when they good have used a rainout.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Indians vs. Avalanche; :00]

A gorgeous night for baseball, but the Avs would lose the opener 6-to-4 in seven innings. And then in the second half of the twinbill - Pat Magness will lace one into right field and Nathan Panther will make in all the way from second to make it a one to nothing game.
[super=37-Kinston/2/Salem/0;]

And that's how this one would end as the K-Tribe takes game two, as well 2-to-nothing.
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=AVS]

The two teams play again tomorrow and Saturday nights at 7:05.

[S-Games]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-179 1936TC]
[GRAPHIC=COMMONWEALTH GAMES]
[ENG#=2]


The Commonwealth Games get rolling tomorrow as nearly 10 thousand athletes invade the area for three days of non-stop competition.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]

Games' director Pete Lampman and his staff were busy today getting set for tomorrow night opening ceremonies and the arrival of the athletes and coaches.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Pete Lampman/Virginia Amateur Sports President; :00]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=...WILL FALL INTO PLACE."]
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[VO NAT CON'T] Tonight, the guest speaker for the opening ceremonies Kerri Strug took a few moments to address the corporate sponsors of the games at a reception at the Holiday Inn Tanglewood and give them a small taste of her speech.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Kerri Strug/1996 Olympic Gold Medalist; :00]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/July 1996-NBC; :09]
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[OUT Q=....INTO LIFE."]
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD COMMONWEALTH]

The opening ceremonies tomorrow night begin at 7:45 at the Roanoke Civic Center.

[S-Holland]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-175 2527TC]
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[ENG#=3]


Terry Holland is leaving the University of Virginia after 25 years at the school.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/1995; :00]

Holland, who first arrived at UVa as head men's basketball coach on April first of 1974, and later returned to the University as athletic director, is stepping down from his current position as special assistant to the President. The Virginia Gentleman remains the winningest coach in men's hoop history, and as athletic director he oversaw the expansion of Scott Stadium. He has most recently been a fundraiser. No word on why he's leaving at this time.
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[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-180 TC3205]
[GRAPHIC=Women's City-County Golf]
[ENG#=4]


The Women's City-County Golf Championship finished up its 54 hole event this afternoon at the Botetourt County Club. Travis Wells has the details of another Dot Bolling win.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dot Bolling/13th City-County Title; :45]
[SUPER=01-Sara Cole/Finished 2nd; 1:08]
[SUPER=@travis1; 1:14]
[SUPER=01-Meg Davies/Finished 3rd; 1:23]
[SUPER=01-Cathi Carter/Finished 5th; 1:33]
[SUPER=01-Marilyn Bussey/Finished 4th; 1:38]
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[S-Open]


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Chip Sullivan has the first round lead at the Suntrust State Open that began today at the Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond. The Ashley Plantation pro is tied for the lead with two other golfers from Northern Virginia after shooting a 67.
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Several locals had solid opening rounds. Scott Wise, Keith Decker all Ryan Sypniewski finished with two under par round of 70.

[Historic-Streets]


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Dozens of residents wielding shovels, pickaxes and wheelbarrows took to the streets of one of Lynchburg's historic districts today.
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Their mission was to remove some of the blacktop on Cabell (CAB-uhl) Street in Daniel's Hill and restore it to the brick paving stones underneath.
City crews helped dig up the first few inches of pavement while volunteers did the rest.
It's all part of an effort to restore the neighborhood's historic feel.
Grant money also will help pay for new streetlights, benches and landscaping. (------------)