[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

What happens when grownups bring the booze to a party for teenagers? We have a case in point.
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[ENG#=1]
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

And a grievance hearing for the supervisor of Roanoke school resource officers who'd been demoted back to patrol.
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[Sports-Head]


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

Tonight on News 7 sports - we'll hear from USC quarterback Matt Leinhart. Rockbridge gets the Friday Football Extra treatment -
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[VO-NAT]

And the Cup circuit is getting ready for wild night at Bristol!
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


As they say in Vegas "let it ride." More of the same forecast tomorrow.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
[Underage-Drinking]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=04-26 TC1:32:00]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Shannon Young.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And I'm Keith Humphry. Some people argue that if teenagers are going to drink, it's better they do it in a controlled environment. But, police say think again.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


They're pointing to the arrest of a Vinton woman accused of buying beer and holding parties for teenagers.
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[TAKE HICKS FS] 39-year-old Tammy Sue Hicks faces six-counts of contributing to the delinquency of minors and one charge of providing alcohol to those under 21.
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[***HICKS IN MONITOR***]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Shannon & Susan /BAM;]

Susan Bahorich has been looking into the story. How much time is Susan Hicks facing?
[LIVE= Susan /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@SUSAN1]

Keith/Shannon- For the seven misdemeanor charges, Tammy Hicks could face seven years- but Vinton police say the chances of her serving jail time are highly unlikely.
[ENG#=3]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton]

According to police, Hicks bought alcohol for eight teenagers and hosted a party Saturday night -here at her home on Claiborne Avenue. But, once some of the parents of the teens found out- they took the matter to the police.
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[SOT@9:21:32.03]
[IN Q=We want to send a message...]

((SGT. CRAIG HARRIS/VINTON POLICE DEPT.: WE WANT TO SEND A MESSAGE, IT'S REAL SIMPLE, IF YOU'RE UNDER 21, YOU CAN'T BE DRINKING. YOU CERTAINLY CAN'T BE DRIVING ON OUR ROADS BECAUSE OUR PARENTS, OUR DAUGHTERS, OUR SONS, OUR FRIENDS, OUR FELLOW POLICE OFFICERS AND OUR TEACHERS ARE ON THE SAME ROADS AND ALL IT TAKES IS CROSSING THE CENTER LINE AND HITTING THEM. ALL OF SUDDEN EVERYBODY'S WORLD IS SHATTERED.))
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Craig Harris/Vinton Police Department]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=... world is shattered.]
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[VO-NAT]

Harris says this isn't the first time they've had complaints or sent officers to Hicks' home.
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[***NEWS 7 @ 6 IN MONITOR***]
[LIVE= Susan /FULL BAM]

The bottom line police say-- 21 is the legal drinking age and officers *ARE* enforcing it.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Shannon & Susan /BAM;]

Keith/Shannon- Sgt. Harris also stresses the department has a responsibility to the community and it will be pro-active to address teen drinking - whether the parents realize their kids are drinking or not.

[Collins]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Two men from Radford are in jail tonight, accused of sexually assaulting children. The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office made the first arrest last week.
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[TAKE COLLINS GRAPHIC] 36 year old John Harrison Collins is accused of sexually assaulting a 10 year old boy. Investigators won't say much about the incident or the relationship between Collins and the alleged victim. He's charged with two counts of forcible sodomy and one count of sexual battery. Collins is being held at the New River Valley regional Jail without bond.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=None]

Investigators say more charges against Collins involving more children are likely.

[Morris]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]

In an unrelated incident, Radford Police arrested an 81 year old man.
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[TAKE MORRIS GRAPHIC] Robert Less Morris is accused of sexually assaulting a 10 year old girl. He's charged with seven counts of forcible fondling. Police Chief Gary Harmon says the investigation is still on going so he isn't able to reveal any details about the incident or relationship between the Morris and the alleged victim.
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[Bocanegra]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-23 TC1:21:31]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Roanoke's school safety controversy, and the police department's reaction to it were back in the spotlight today.

The former supervisor of Roanoke's school resource officers is fighting an unfavorable performance evaluation, that he says has sullied his reputation. [***NEWS 7 @ 6 IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & JoeD /Newsroom;]


Joe Dashiell is in the newsroom tonight, with more from today's hearing in circuit court.
[LIVE= JoeD /FULL Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Joe1;]


Keith, Sergeant Manuel Bocanegra was recently reassigned to a patrol unit, and he filed a grievance over the performance review that he maintains was unfair and inconsistent with department policies.
Today, his supervisor confirmed that bocanegra's evaluation would have been higher, without negative information top police officials instructed him to consider.
[ENG#=4]
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[SUPER=01-Sgt. Manuel Bocanegra/Roanoke City Police Department; :29]
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[OUT Q=reputation has been sullied. Absolutely.]


((Bocanegra had received excellent evaluations in previous years, and his supervisor Lt. David Clayton said he considers Bocanegra very capable, and accomplished as a supervisor.
But today in Roanoke Circuit Court, Clayton testified that this year he gave Bocanegra a lower evaluation after top police officials raised negative performance issues and instructed Clayton to consider them in his review.
Bocanegra believes the poor review was retribution for the school safety controversy.
[SOT 17:17:18]
[IN Q=The things that are noted]
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[OUT Q=reputation has been sullied? Absolutely.]))
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[LIVE= JoeD /FULL Newsroom]


The city's attorney declined to speak with us on camera, but in court he argued that a grievance requires more than opinion or the employee's conclusions. He said this case lacks the specific facts that would prove the evaluation was biased.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & JoeD /NEwsroom;]


Keith, the judge did not make a ruling today. The attorneys will file more briefs and will return to court for more arguments in October.

[Guard-Troops]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


More citizen-soldiers from Southwest Virginia are being called to active duty.
Today, the Virginia National Guard announced that 165 soldiers from Rocky Mount and Martinsville will enter federal service on October 23.
The troops are part of the 11-73rd Transportation Company and are being ordered into federal service for at least 18 months.
No word yet on their final destination.

[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[WRITER=dse]
[SS=NONE]
[ENG#=APRISA]


Roanoke County supervisors take a mulligan.
Why they'll have to vote again on a proposed golf course.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Plus want to go on an adventure right here in Southwest Virginia?
A new guide can show you how.
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[1st-Wx]
[Golf-Course]

(MINI OPEN)



[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-33 TC14:22]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


Plans to build a golf course in Roanoke County are unexpectedly on hold.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Night]


Last night, the Board of Supervisors rezoned the land and granted a special use permit for the golf course.
Because of a procedural flaw, however, the Board will have to vote again September 14th.
A county spokesperson says there was a document that needed to be signed before the vote was taken and that did not happen.
The course is set to be built on Pitzer Road in the Mount Pleasant Community.
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[Music-download]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=04-34 TC08:55]
[GRAPHIC=Music Downloads]
[ENG#=2]

Whoever was downloading music files at Virginia Tech last year is off the hook... for now.
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[V/O-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/September 2003]

A group of half a dozen record companies sued an unknown student in April for violating copyright laws. Tech identified two students who share the I-P address in question, but could not say which one might have been downloading tunes. The music was by Pink Floyd, U-2, The Cure and Red Hot Chili Peppers... among other artists.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=HOLD]

Last week the record companies voluntarily non-suited the case. And the judge dismissed it. Attorneys at Jenner and Block in Washington have not returned our repeated phone calls seeking comment.

[Lann]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=04-35 TC11:43]
[GRAPHIC=Sentencing]
[ENG#=3]


A former supervisor at Home Shopping Network has been sentenced to a year in the federal penitentiary.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/June 21]

Stephanie Diane Lann pled guilty at the start of the Summer to defrauding n-b-a-dot.com. As a supervisor with the highest level of refund authority, Lann issued herself 172-thousand dollars worth of refunds in an 18-month period. She admitted that in June.
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[ANCHOR=Keith ]
[SS=HOLD]

Yesterday the judge ordered her to pay back the money and report to prison for 12 months.

[Pulaski-Improvements]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-25 TC1:25:45]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=4]

Three New River Valley towns are bringing their downtowns into the 21st century. Millions of dollars are headed to the heart of Glen Lyn, Pearisburg and Pulaski. Bureau Chief Rachel DePompa takes a look at the largest endeavor.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=For rent]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski; :00]
[SUPER=01-John White/Pulaski Economic Developement Director; :18]
[SUPER=@Rachel1; :40 QUICK]
[SUPER=01-Charles Wade/Pulaski Mayor; :42]
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[OUT Q=News 7, Pulaski]

((For rent, for sale... It's evident, Pulaski's Main Street is in need of an upgrade. But, Town officials say they now have the means to fix the problem. A new one million dollar grant from the department of housing and community development, a long with another million and half dollars in private investments.

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[SOT:1:22:00]
[IN Q=We think]

((JOHN WHITE: WE THINK IF WE SPIT AND POLISH THING ABOUT, WHERE GOING TO PROVIDE THE OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE TO COME BACK DOWN TOWN AND START THE ECONOMY MOVING AGAIN.)) [RUNS:09]
[OUT Q=moving again.]


Buildings will get a new coat of paint. along with, new lighting, street drainage, new plants and trees.

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[SOT:17:19:00]
[IN Q=Property owners]

((RACHEL DEPOMPA: PROPERTY OWNERS WHO SPEND MONEY TO FIX UP THE INSIDE OF THE BUILDINGS WILL GET MATCHING FUNDS TO FIX UP THE OUTSIDE.)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=the outside.]



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[SOT:4:19:00]
[IN Q=Yes we want]

((CHARLES WADE: YES WE WANT TO FIX UP THE BUILDINGS. WE WANT TO TEAR DOWN SOME OF THE TERRIBLE BUILDINGS. BUT I THINK ONCE YOU DO THAT YOU'RE GOING TO START DEVELOPING PRIDE AND THEN OTHER PEOPLE ARE GOING TO START DOING THINGS.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=doing things.]


Downtown business and renters will even get a wireless Internet connection. Apartments will be restored. The old Pulaski Theater will be renovated and re-opened. Walkways will be added near Peak Creek.
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[SOT:3:13:00]
[IN Q=We want]

((JOHN WHITE: WE WANT TO TURN PEAK CREEK INTO WHAT PEOPLE WILL ENJOY APPRECIATE IT, WALKING BESIDE IT, FISHING IN IT. .. IT'S GOING TO BE A TOURIST DRAW.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=tourist draw.]


This is one of the largest projects in the towns history and will take two years to complete. Officials say it could mean a busier downtown, new jobs, tourism and overall economic development. Rachel DePompa, News 7, Pulaski.))

[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
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[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
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Investors cheered another drop in oil prices. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-x/83.11/10181.74/x/23.83/1860.72;]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The DOW gained 83 points today.
The NASDAQ rose 24.
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[SUPER=274- /Unchg/13.66/h/0.95/68.15/i/0.12/39.17/i/0.14/46.76/h/0.24/54.10;]
[SUPER=#555; Reset]


[SPONSOR ANNOUNCE]
[COMMERCIAL]
[Work-Camp]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=04-21 TC1:52:00]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


For almost thirty years, Group Workcamps have helped thousands of needy homeowners across the United States.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Next summer, they'll pay their first visit to the Lynchburg area.
[ENG#=1]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The workcamp will involve more than 400 teenage volunteers who will spend a week in the Hill City next July.
They'll help rebuild and renovate 70 homes whose owners are too old, disabled or poor to do the work themselves.
It's already worked wonders in other areas of the country.
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[SOT 10:35:55]
[IN Q=They were so]

((JULIA TIMMONS/WORK CAMP VOLUNTEER: THEY WERE SO APPRECIATIVE. THEY PARTICIPATED WITH US IN OUR WORSHIPS THAT WE HELD DURING THE DAY AT THE SITES. THEY CRIED. SOME OF THEM PITCHED IN AND HELPED WITH THE WORK.))
[SUPER=01-Julia Timmons/Work Camp Volunteer]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=helped with the work.]
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[VO-NAT]


Organizers are now soliciting applications from homeowners who would like to participate.
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[Rutan]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=04-22 TC1:52:58]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]


A groundbreaking aviator visited Roanoke today, and said thanks to the local workers who saved his life.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Dick Rutan visited Butler Parachute Systems today. He is best known for the first non-stop flight around the world in the Voyager aircraft without refueling.
[SUPER=04-December 1986; ]

Butler is the company that outfitted Rutan with an ultralight parachute for the Voyager trip.
[SUPER=04-January 1998; ]

The company also custom-made a parachute for his first ill-fated attempt to fly around the world in a balloon.
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[SOT - 8:56:32]
[IN Q=His equipment has...]

((DICK RUTON/AVIATOR; HIS EQUIPMENT HAS SERVED US VERY WELL, THE FACT I'M STILL SITTING HERE. THAT'S ONE THING ABOUT EMERGENCY PARACHUTES, IF THEY WORK YOU GET TO TALK TO THE PEOPLE.))
[SUPER=01-Dick Rutan/Aviator;]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=talk to the people.]
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[VO-NAT]

Rutan flew in to Roanoke to speak to the Virginia Aviation Conference at the Hotel Roanoke.
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[Sports Tease]


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

Coming up tonight in sports - Rockbridge gets the Friday Football Extra treatment.
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[VO-NAT]

and we'll check in with Southern Cal quarterback Matt Leinhart - as the Trojans wrap up preparations for the Hokies.
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-183 1718TC]
[GRAPHIC=bca]
[ENG#=1]


The BCA Classic is all set for this Saturday night at Fed Ex Field in Landover, Maryland. More than 90 thousand fans will be in attendance. And most will be wondering how in the world Tech's defense can stop USC's Heisman Candidate quarterback - Matt Leinhart.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=WE'RE TIRED...]
[SUPER=01-Matt Leinhart/USC Quarterback; :00]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=...CHALLENGE FOR US."]
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[VO-NAT CON'T]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA; :00]

The Trojans also have been challenged to focus this preseason after losing their starting running back to a suspension, and having to deal with the uncertainty of wide receiver Mike Williams.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=...KEEP GOING."]
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=BCA]

The Hokies remain 18 point underdogs tonight.

[S-Mcduffie]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-175 TC4139]
[GRAPHIC=Clemson]
[ENG#=2]


As we first told you in early July, former GW Danville lineman Chris Mcduffie had been suspended indefinitely from the football team at Clemson following his arrest on drug charges. Tonight, Mcduffie is back on the team at Clemson, and here's what Tommy Bowden had to say on the matter.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Tommy Bowden/Clemson Head Coach; :00]
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[OUT Q=runs its course."]
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[anchor=mike]
[graphic=clemson]


Mcduffie has been suspended for the Tigers opener against Wake Forest. His record will be expunged if he completes a 3 month intervention program which will include community service and counseling.

[S-Cats]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-184 20:44]
[GRAPHIC=ffe]
[ENG#=3]


The Rockbridge Wildcats are the topic of discussion in today's Friday Football Extra pre season reports.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington; :00]


Head coach Billy Mills welcomes back 7 starters on offense and 8 starters on defense from last years 6 and 4 team.


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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Billy Mills/Rockbridge Head Football Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=......better with this year"]
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[VO-NAT]


The Wildcats are solid at the skill positions and might be a little smaller than last years team, but Mills says they are faster. But most of all, this group is more experienced thanks to those close games.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Aaron Clark/Rockbridge Tight End-Defensive End; :04]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=......of other teams"]
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(XXXXXXXX) [GO TO PINNACLE 612] and put it on your calendar, we kick off our 21st season of Friday Football Extra Friday night with a special primetime season preview show at 7pm.
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[S-Race]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-185 1831tc]
[GRAPHIC=NEXTEL CUP]
[ENG#=]


The Nextel Cup series regulars roll into Bristol on Friday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; :00]

But yesterday and today several of the drivers on the Championship Chase bubble tested at Richmond And while Richmond is important - it's this weekend's stop in Bristol that is crucial
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Jeremy Mayfield/6 Points Out of Final Spot; 02]
[SUPER=03-Bristol, TN; :08]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=...ALL WE CAN ASK."]
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[VO-NAT CON'T]

Qualifying at Bristol for the Sharpie 500 is this Friday at three.
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[Recreation-Guide]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=04-30 TC28:34]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


You may have been hiking or biking in the Blue Ridge Mountains but do you know how extensive your outdoor recreation options truly are?
[ENG#=1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT :20]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

A new guide put out by the Roanoke Valley Convention and Visitor's Bureau will not only tell you where you can do those things but also includes places to hunt, camp, bird watch, ride horses, fish and participate in watersports. The 28-page, color brochure just hits the highlights but includes ways to find more information.
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[SOT 9:45 - 10:06]
[IN Q=It's not a comprehensive guide...]

((DAVE KJOLHEDE/ROANOKE VALLEY CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU: IT'S NOT A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE BUT RATHER A HIGHLIGHT TO GET PEOPLE TO UNDERSTAND THE THINGS AVAILABLE HERE. WE KNOW THAT IF WE GET 'EM IN THEY'LL COME BACK.))
[SUPER=01-Dave Kjolhede/Roanoke Valley Conven. & Visitors Bureau;]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=get 'em in they'll come back.]
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[VO-NAT :08]

The guide was made possible by a 46-thousand dollar grant from the Fifth Planning District Regional Alliance Competitiveness Program.
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