05/30/05

6 p.m.


JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

Something new to tell you about at
the D-day memorial on this memorial
day.

ENG#=1 VO NAT


VO NAT and if you're a vet.. one restaurant
wants to give you a free meal today.

Not the game plan when a woman
drives into a church.
JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

Plus do cool kids get in more trouble
than nerds? Results of a study.
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MIKE ON CAM MIKE ON CAM

Tonight on News 7 sports - Jimmie
Johnson talks about last night's three
peat at Charlotte.

Northside knocks Cave Spring out
of the regional baseball tourney.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT



VO-NAT And the UVa baseball team uses a


strong finish to its regular season to
earn an invitation to the NCAA
tournament's regional round of play.

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GRAPHIC=None Nature did a nice job over the weekend


providing excellent conditions. Next
up, cooler weather and a good deal of
cloudiness.
JEAN 3-Shot JEAN 3-Shot

News Seven at Six is next
Open (Open)

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*CG 4054



*CG standup Jean Jadhon
jjadhon@wdbj7.com


*CG standup Mike Stevens
mstevens@wdbj7.com


*CG standup Robin Reed
rreed@wdbj7.com
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VO-NAT VO-NAT



Across Central and Southwest
Virginia, those who have given their
lives for our country are remembered.
JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=News7 @ 6 Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.


Keith Humphry is off tonight.
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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=News7 @ 6 It's a somber holiday for many as


America honors its war dead.

Stories of the battlefield continue
to live on at the D-Day Memorial.


Visitors can now read a piece of this
history for themselves. 14 new
narrative plaques were dedicated today.

News7 @ 6 in Monitor DOUBLE BOXES



DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Joy/BAM Joy Sutton was there for the dedication


ceremony--

Joy how many people turned out?

Jean --about 15 hundred people came to
remember our veterans and those who
lost their lives on the beaches of
Normandy.

LIVE=Joy Full/BAM LIVE FULL

*CG standup Joy Sutton
jsutton@wdbj7.com Today I met some of the survivors of
the U-S-S Rich. The story of their
sacrifice is now a part of the exhibit
and will forever be engraved in
history.

ENG#=4 SOT FULL



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INQ=These survivors




*CG locator Bedford
:00




*CG 2line Roy Hudson
WWII Veteran
:09 Quick



*CG 2line Roy Hudson, Jr.
Veteran's Son
:29


*CG 2line Liz Bryant
Nat. D-Day Memorial Foundation
:54



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OQ=who fight for freedom <<



These survivors of the U-S-S Rich can
never forget D-Day -- but this plaque
in their honor will make sure America
doesn't either.

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23:40:40

OUR LITTLE SHIP BELOW THOSE FIVE, LOST
92 MEN ON THAT DAY. THAT WAS A VERY BAD
DAY FOR US

(END SOT)



Future generations can only read
about it. But for the children of
Rich's crew it was worth 25-thousand
dollars to have it here.

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23:53:56

IF YOU READ THE PLAQUE IT BASICALLY
SAYS NO ONE ON THE SHIP WENT ON

UNSCATHED EVERYBODY WAS EITHER DEAD OR
WOUNDED 01 TO SEE THIS PIECE OF HISTORY
PRESERVED FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS AND TO
WATCH MY DAD'S FACE AND THESE OTHER
SURVIVORS. THAT'S WORTH ALL OF THE
MONEY IN THE WORLD

(END SOT)



On this memorial day 30 necrology
plaques were dedicated as well. They
bear the names of those who lost their
lives on D-Day.

And the money received from these
plaques is also helping the Memorial to
live on.

SOT FULL



@ 22:35:50

THE PICTURE IS GOOD WE ARE NOW STANDING
JUST UNDER 1 POINT FIVE MILLION DOLLARS
IN DEBT 54 WHICH MIGHT SOUND LIKE A LOT
55 IT'S DOWN FROM NEARLY 6 BACK IN 2001

(END SOT)



But as these WWII veterans remember
their fallen commorades..they can't
help but reflect on these men and women
who are now serving in the Middle East.

SOT FULL



@ 23:43:26

IT'S NOT

LIKE THE ENEMIES THAT WE FOUGHT. THESE

ARE CIVILIANS ALL OVER THE PLACE AND
THEY'LL BLOW YOU UP IN A MINUTE AND SO
I CAN'T IMAGINE GOING THROUGH A WAR
LIKE THAT 39 IT'S TERRIBLE FOR THESE
GUYS GOING THROUGH THAT TODAY

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And this memorial day is only a
reminder to the nation of the
sacrifices of war and the brave men and
women who fight for freedom.>>

DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Joy/BAM DOUBLE BOXES



Jean,

Officials say the number of visitors is
up at the Memorial.

And plans are in the future to add an
educational center.

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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None Memorial Day ceremonies in


Roanoke brought about a hundred people
to Lee Plaza.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT





*CG locator Roanoke

Many were veterans of World War
II.

Two of them laid a wreath at the
memorial across from city hall.

An official with the Department
of Veterans Affairs praised the
sacrifices of ordinary soldiers,
sailors and airmen.

John W. Smith also said he
admires the fighting spirit of those
who have been wounded in Iraq and
Afghanistan.

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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None Current military personnel are also


being honored this Memorial Day.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Troutville

Country Cookin is offering free
meals to all soldiers at any of its 15
locations.

All they have to do is show a valid
military ID.


SOT FULL 1:05:28 SOT FULL
INQ=we wanted




*CG 2line Michael Preston
Country Cookin' MICHAEL PRESTON/COUNTRY COOKIN
RESTAURANTS: WE WANTED A WAY TO SHOW
APPRECIATION AND THANKS TO ALL THE
ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY THAT HAVE MADE
SUCH SACRIFICES TO PROTECT US.

RUNS=11 (END SOT)



OQ=to protect us





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Country Cookin has also been helping
out the D-Day Memorial through its
collection box campaign.

SOT FULL 1:14:53 SOT FULL



INQ=You put your MICHAEL PRESTON: YOU PUT YOUR LEFT


OVER CHANGE, YOUR FIVES OR WHATEVER IN
THERE. SINCE THIS PROGRAM HAS BEGUN
WE'VE CONTRIBUTED OVER TEN THOUSAND
DOLLARS FROM THE LOCAL COUNTRY COOKINS.

RUNS=11 (END SOT)



OQ=local Country Cookins





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Many Country Cookins will be open
until nine o'clock tonight.

The free meal offer applies to both

active and reserve military personnel.

(END VO) (END VO)


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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=9-11 Almost four years after a hijacked


plane hit the Pentagon, efforts to
build a memorial to the victims are
moving forward.

Organizers say they've raised about
6-point-7 million

dollars. That's more than a third of
the way toward their goal of

more than 17 million.
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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Accident A woman drove off a country road


and into the side of a church this
afternoon.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Franklin Co.

State police say the woman
suffered minor injuries in the accident
on Henry Road.


Police say it appears the driver
missed a curve, ran up a grass
embankment and rolled through the
parking lot.

The sport utility vehicle crashed
into the Town Creek Road Primitive
Baptist Church, right next to a
disabled parking space.

The church didn't lose a brick.

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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

Protection for farmers or
protection against accidents... How
changing a local gun law has reopened
old wounds for one family.

ENG#=APRISA VO-NAT



VO-NAT Plus, think the New River


Valley has quieted down now that
Radford and Virginia Tech students are
gone for the summer? Many say think
again.

(END VO) END VO


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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None A local family is reliving the


death of a loved one... after the
county recently overturned a gun law.

Alex Lawson has the story.

ENG#=1 SOT FULL



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INQ=





*CG 2line Hugh Meyers
Linda Meyers' Widower
:00


*CG locator Rockbridge Co.
:15


*CG 2line Crystal Roberts
Linda's Daughter
:27


*CG standup Alex Lawson
alawson@wdbj7.com
:57
*CG 2line Harvey Hotinger
Rockbridge Co. Bd. of Supervisors
1:05



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OQ=Lawson, News 7, Rockbridge County <<
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INQ="When you lose... 17:24 "WHEN YOU LOSE SOMEBODY THAT


YOU'VE BEEN MARRIED TO FOR 27 YEARS,
IT'S HARD TO GET THAT BACK."17:31

RUN7 (END SOT)



OQ=...get that back." Hugh Meyers still struggles with the


death of his wife.


On November 24, 1991...authorities say
Wayne Johnston's three year old son
accidentally shot and killed Linda
Meyers in the parking lot of the
Lexington Baptist Church.

Crystal Roberts was 12 years old and in
the car when her mother was shot.

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INQ= 24:36 "IT'S TORN OUR FAMILY A PART. IT


WILL NEVER BE THE SAME. AND I DON'T
WANT TO SEE THIS HAPPEN TO ANYBODY
ELSE. I DON'T WHAT THEM TO GO THROUGH
WHAT WE HAVE. I'VE PRETTY MUCH GROWN
UP WITHOUT A MOM."24:48

RUNS= (END SOT)



OQ= After Linda's death, the Rockbridge


County Board of Supervisors approved a
county ordinance making it illegal to
drive on county roads with with loaded
shotguns and rifles.

But 13 years later, Hugh Meyers and his
daughter are grieving once again for
their loss.

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INQ="The Rock bridge... SU 39:37 "THE ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY BOARD


OF SUPERVISORS VOTED TO REPEAL THE LAW
3 TO 2. AND THEY SAY THE REASONS FOR
DOING THAT WERE TO PROTECT THE
FARMERS." 39:44


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OQ=...the farmers."





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INQ="The way the... 12:54 "THE WAY THE LAWS ARE SET UP, HE


GETS NO RE-IMBURSEMENT FROM THE COUNTY
OR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR THAT
KILL, SO IT'S A TOTAL LOSS FOR THE
FARMER. AND ALL THEY'RE DOING IS
PROTECTING THIER LIVESTOCK TO MAKE A
DECENT LIVING. THAT'S THE BOTTOMLINE"
13:04

RUN10 (END SOT)



OQ=...the bottomline." Harvey Hotinger a member of the board


of supervisors voted in favor of the
repeal.

He says very few people were in favor
of keeping the law.

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INQ="We can put... 11:30 "WE CAN PUT ALL OF THE LAWS ON


THE BOOKS WE WANT. BUT THE LAWS DON'T
MAKE YOU SAFE. IT'S UP TO THE
INDIVIDUAL TO BE RESPONSIBLE."11:36

RUN6 (END SOT)



OQ=...be responsible." But Crystal says the law could have


saved her mother's life.

SOT FULL SOT FULL



INQ="Animals can be.... 25:28 "ANIMALS CAN BE REPLACED


EVERYDAY. YOU KNOW YOU CAN GO BUY

CHICKENS EVERDAY. YOU TAKE A HUMAN
BEING'S LIFE, YOU CAN'T REPLACE
IT"25:38

RUN10 (END SOT)



OQ=...replace it." And the family often wonders if their


loved one would still be alive today,
if the law had been in place then.

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INQ="I don't want... 17:58 "I DON'T WANT SOMEBODY ELSE TO GO


THROUGH WHAT I WENT THROUGH."18:01

RUN3 (END SOT)



OQ=...went through." And that's why they'll continue to


fight, no matter how long it takes.
Alex Lawson, News 7, Rockbridge
County.>>
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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None Cool kids get in a lot more


trouble than nerds.

That's the conclusion of a new study
at the University of

Virginia.

The study found that popular teens
are three times more likely

to drink, smoke pot, shoplift and
vandalize property.

The study was based on surveys of

500 Charlottesville-area middle school
students.

One U-V-A professor says the study
contradicts the conventional view that
popular kids don't do bad things.

David Waters says it shows that we
shouldn't automatically blame the
disaffected and the lonely.
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GRAPHIC=Campaign 2005 Benny Keister is officially


throwing his hat back in the ring.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Pulaski (:18)

In November, Keister will go for
his fourth straight term in office as
the 6th district delegate out of
Pulaski.

His last two races have been
close.

In 2003, the democrat won by only
51 votes

So far, this year no republican
has stepped forward to challenge him.

Keister hopes it stays that way.


SOT FULL SOT FULL
INQ=I hate campaigns




*CG 2line Del. Benny Keister

(D) Pulaski BENNY KEISTER: 4:40:06:00 I HATE


CAMPAIGNS, I LOVE THE WORK, BUT I HATE
THE CAMPAIGNS, AND YOU KNOW :11 THE
REASON IS BECAUSE IT DOESN'T GIVE YOU
MUCH TIME TO RESPOND TO PEOPLE THAT
MAKE YOU OUT TO BE SOMETHING THAT
YOU'RE REALLY NOT :18. I'M JUST ME AND
I DON'T DO EVERYTHING RIGHT BUT I TRY
HARD. :23

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OQ=i try hard.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Keister says he has unfinished
business in Richmond and hopes to be
sent back to do more for Southwest
Virginia.

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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Stock MArket The U-S stock markets were


closed today.

They'll reopen tomorrow.


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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

Tourism is big business for
Southwest Virginia.

ENG#=APRISA VO-NAT



VO-NAT Still ahead, how one local


county is counting on a river to bring
in a flood of new tourism dollars.

(END VO) END VO


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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None Giles County has spent the last


few years pumping four million dollars
into tourism.

Bureau Chief Rachel DePompa took
a fishing trip down the New River to
see just what that money is reeling in.

ENG#=1 SOT FULL
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INQ=Nats...





*CG locator Giles Co.
:00


*CG 2line Shawn Hash
Tangent Outfitters
:14


*CG standup Rachel DePompa
rdepompa@wdbj7.com
:55


*CG 2line Mike Schlueter
Tangent Outfitters
1:09



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OQ=RD, News 7. < (END SOT) SPLASH... 2:20:37:00



NATS: PADDLING IN THE WATER SPLASHING
:2:21:20:00



The New River, with its grand views and
inviting waters is growing as Giles
County's biggest draw.



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INQ=People come SHAWN HASH: 2:18:41:00 PEOPLE COME,


THEY USE IT, THEY STAY. THEY SPEND
MONEY AND THEY LEAVE. IT'S A GREAT

THING TO HAVE. :46.
RUNS= (END SOT)



OQ=to have



NATS: WATER VIEW FROM BOAT.. WATER
RAGING MORE.... 2:25:25:00



New tourism-based businesses are
starting to pop up along the river.

Tangent Outfitters has been around
since the 90's taking people on fishing
trips,

but business is picking up so much,
it's now building a home base in
Pembroke on the way to the Cascades.
They're putting in a cafe, gas station
and fishing, canoe and bike tours and
rentals. A one-stop tourism shop.



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INQ=Anytime more SHAWN HASH: 2:39:54:00 ANYTIME MORE


VISITORS ARE COMING TO THE AREA. :58
THEY'RE STAYING AT PLACES, EATING AT
THE RESTAURANTS. STAYING AT THE BED AND
BREAKFASTS, THE HOTELS YOU KNOW
MOUNTAIN LAKE, WHAT HAVE YOU. IT'S A
REAL GOOD RIPPLE AFFECT.:04

RUN:10 (END SOT)



OQ=ripple affect.



A ripple that keeps getting bigger.




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INQ=Tangent Outfitters RACHEL DEPOMPA: 2:45:41:00 TANGENT


OUTFITTERS TAKES 4 TO 500 PEOPLE ON THE
NEW RIVER ON GUIDED FISHING TOURS LIKE
THIS ONE EVERY YEAR.. AND 95 PERCENT OF
THE PEOPLE WHO GO ARE NOT FROM THIS
AREA. :51

RUN:10 (END SOT)



OQ=not from this area.



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INQ=WE've had MIKE SCHLUETER: 2:31:25:00 WE'VE HAD


PEOPLE FROM TEXAS, COLORADO, WE HAVE
ONE GUY THAT COMES FROM NEW ZEALAND. HE
COMES ABOUT ONCE OR TWICE A YEAR. THEY
COME FROM ALL AROUND TO FISH OUT HERE.
:34

RUN:09 (END SOT)



OQ=fish out here.



The fishing seems to be drawing the
tourists in, but these guides say it's
only one way Giles County keeps them
hooked.



NATS: PULLING FISH OUT :2:41: 04:00
WHOO.. WHOO. PULLS UP TO HIM.



COVER THIS BITE WITH VIDEO

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INQ=It's some of the best SHAWN HASH: 2:43:24:00 IT'S SOME OF THE


BEST SMALL MOUTH FISHING IN NORTH
AMERICA.. AS YOU CAN SEE IT'S JUST
INCREDIBLIY BEAUTIFUL. FISHING'S GOOD,
CLEAN WATER AND WE HAVE A QUALITY LIFE
HERE THAT MOST OF MY CLIENTS.. THAT'S
WHAT THEY WANT. :35

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OQ=that's what they want.



And folks in Giles County are counting
on more people taking the bait.



NATS: NATS CATCHING FISH NOISE..
2:44:29:00



Rachel DePompa, News 7, Giles County.>>
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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None The notion that Blacksburg shuts


down for the summer after the students
leave is just a myth.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Blacksburg (:12)

Virginia Tech officials are
expecting more than 16-thousand guests

this summer for about 90 different
events.

Parents and prospective students
will be in town, eating at the
restaurants and shopping.

Plus another 6-thousand students
are taking summer classes.

SOT FULL SOT FULL
INQ=i WAS HERE




*CG 2line Eric Saunders
VT Undergrad
:00


*CG 2line Lally Singh
VT Graduate Student ERIK SAUNDERS23:30:00 I WAS HERE LAST :10 SUMMER AND IT WAS PRETTY LIVELY. BUT
AH.. I MEAN THERE WAS A SIGNIFICANT
DIFFERENCE, BUT STILL SEEMS LIKE
THERE'S A LOT OF PEOPLE HERE. EVEN ON
THE WEEKENDS :39

LALLY SINGH :26:49:00 IT'S QUIETER BUT
STILL PEOPLE ARE STILL AROUND,
ESPECIALLY THE ONE'S I KNOW ANYONE.
IT'S NOT AS LOUD ON THURSDAY, FRIDAY
SATURDAY NIGHTS.. BUT OTHER THAN THAT
IT'S DECENT. ::57

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OQ=OTHER THAN THAT, IT'S DECENT.






VO-NAT VO-NAT



The same is true in the city of
Radford.

The students may be gone, but
Radford University is expecting about
10-thousand guests this summer.

(END VO) (END VO)


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MIKE ON CAM MIKE ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None Coming up on News 7 sports UVa
ENG#=APRISA gets an invite to the NCAA baseball


tournament.

Northside gets a regional
baseball win this afternoon.

VO-NAT VO-NAT



And Jimmie Johnson's gutsy move
on the final lap gave him
back-to-back-to-back wins at Charlotte
last night.

(END VO) END VO



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MIKE ON CAM MIKE ON CAM

GRAPHIC=VHSL We begin tonight on the basepaths


as the high school regionals began play
across the area on this Memorial Day.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke Co.
Northside vs. Cave Spring Perfect condition in south :00 Roanoke county as Cave Spring hosted
Northside in the Region Three
quarterfinals.

Randy Boone's Knights went up
2-to-nothing in the first.

But in the fourth frame Northside
roared back. Designated hitter Grandin
Van Marter hits one to short. And
Michael Lloyd with rumble down from
third and score on the fielder's choice
to make it 2-to-1.

Later in the same inning, Matt
Flora will triple to right field.
Steven Cauley and Scott Kitts *CG final Northside will each score on the play to put the 6 Vikings in front. And Northside is
Cave Spring able to come back and keep Cave Spring 5 from returning to the state tournament
with the 6-to-5 win.

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S02 MIKE S-UVA 2 VO VIRGINIA --
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GRAPHIC=UVA The Virginia Cavaliers who won


nine of their last ten games and almost
took home the ACC baseball championship

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VO-NAT




*CG file ACC Tournament
:00 this past weekend were rewarded
today with an invitation to the NCAA
tournament.

The Cavaliers, who are now
41-and-18, will head west and play in
the Oregon region on Friday against New
York's St. John's

The Cavs are making their fifth
appearance overall and first
back-to-back showing in history.

They are the number two seed in
the region.

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GRAPHIC=LIBERTY Usually, we don't get too much


basketball news this time of year, but
this afternoon Liberty University
announced that guard David Dees, one of
the top players on the team is leaving
school.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Lynchburg
:00 The first team all Big South
selection who led the Flames in three
statistical areas is transferring to
Louisiana Lafayette.

Dees averaged 16 points a game
last season for LU.

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GRAPHIC=LOWES SPEEDWAY The new track service at the


Lowe's Motor Speedway produced one wild
and woolly Coca-Cola 600 last night.

The race featured a NASCAR event
record 22 caution flags and a daring

last lap pass for the win on the high
side of the track by Lowe's Motor
Speedway king - Jimmie Johsnon around
Bobby Labonte.

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INQ=I made a run....




*CG locator Concord, NC
NASCAR Images
:00


*CG 2line Jimmie Johnson
Coca-Cola 600 Winner
:14





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OQ=...and sure enough





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Johnson's dramatic win not only
kept him in first place in the points
standings, but also put hiim in some
unique company with three straight wins
in the Coke 600.

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RUNS=27 (END SOT)



OQ=...a little bit to sink in


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GRAPHIC=Hendrick Johnson's win gave Rick Hendrick


Motorsports a sweep of the two big
races at Charlotte this past weekend.

But on this Memorial Day the team
also is no doubt reflecting on all the
team members who died in the plane
crash at Patrick County last October.

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*CG locator Mooresville, NC
:00 During race week in Charlotte
team members from through the NASCAR
community gathered at the NASCAR
technical Institute in Mooresville to
honor the memory of Hendrick engine
builder Randy Dorton.

His widow, Diane was on hand to
as part of the facility was dedicated
in his honor.


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*CG 2line Rick Hendrick
Hendrick Motorsports Owner
:02





RUNS=:18 (END SOT)

OQ=...with everyone else