18:00-01

1-News-Head

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VO-NAT


They started out each running a printing press at Double Envelope, went to a rival firm, where HE was FIRED; SHE got a raise.
On NEWS 7 at SIX tonight: a claim of reverse discrimination in the midst of a corporate buy- out manoeuvre.
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ANCHOR=Keith


We'll also have: Republican politics, a judicial retirement and the issue of teen pregnancy.
Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, Byrd star Chris Childress picks his college, The NBA picks Payton, the police pick up Butch Hobson,
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VO-NAT eng#


And Lance Armstrong picks apart the field as he easily wins stage six of the Tour DuPont today in Blacksburg.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


More rain on the way, thunder rumbles again in the southwest, and WeatherSchool looks at large hail...just like we did yesterday.

Transkrit


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-32
GRAPHIC=None


Two nationally- known printing companies here in the Roanoke Valley are courting.
Double Envelope intends to acquire 100-percent of the stock in its cross-town competitor, TRANSKRIT.
SS=Transkrit


Both companies confirm there's a tentative agreement, and sources say the deal could be done by early June.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Transkrit moved its entire operation to Roanoke from Brewster, New York a couple of years ago.
It produces business forms and mailing labels... what many people refer to as "junk mail."
There's also a claim of reverse discrimination against Transkrit that may have to be settled before Double takes over.
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((THESE PEOPLE, THEY GOT TO LEARN THAT THEY CAN'T TREAT PEOPLE THAT WAY.))
SUPER=01-Greg Holdren/Former Transkrit Pressman
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Transkrit fired Greg Holdren after not quite nine months on the job as a pressman.
Ironically he'd worked for Double Envelope for eight years but thought Transkrit might offer a better opportunity.
He says Transkrit fired him because he couldn't meet production goals set by the company.
But he says there are half a dozen other pressman at Transkrit with worse performance records, including one WOMAN.
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((WHILE THEY SINGLED ME OUT, THEY SAID I HAD TO PRODUCE MY NUMBERS, SHEILA WASN'T PRODUCING HERS.))
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The woman is NOT named in the federal lawsuit, and we agreed not to name on the air. But she concedes Holdren has a valid complaint.
She also confirmed she's had "trouble with numbers..." that she's not as productive as Holdren and some of her fellow pressmen.
But, she says: Transkrit has never threatened to fire her.
Holdren says an investigator at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission summed up the case for him this way.
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SOT 11:07:45
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((THEY FIRED YOU BECAUSE YOU HAD LOW PRODUCTION AND YET THEY KEPT A WOMAN THAT MADE LESS PRODUCTION THAN YOU. HE SAID: "THERE'S YOUR CASE."))
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The E-E-O-C has granted Holdren the "right to sue" Transkrit.
Holdren also believes he's a victim of regional bias from his "Yankee" Supervisors.
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(( ))
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ANCHOR=Keith


Transkrit Chairman Frank Neubauer said only: "We don't comment on any employee-related matters."

Monty-Drowning


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=None


A four year- old girl who was resuscitated after more than an hour under water has died.
Jaimee Lynn Dieahm was playing near a pond with several older children yesterday when she fell in.
Montgomery County sheriff Doug Marrs says the other children tried to pull her out with a stick, but the girl couldn't hold on.
The first rescuers to respond were two uniformed Christiansburg police officers who dove into the water.
Sergeant Hank Epperly finally located the child and pulled her out, and rescuers revived her.
She died this morning at Community Hospital of Roanoke.

Clover-Train


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-31
GRAPHIC=Train Accident


The train that struck and killed a Halifax County man was pulling 100- empty coal cars.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Clover;


Authorities say the train sounded its whistle, but 52- year old Jimmy Guthrie apparently didn't move.
He was sitting on the tracks when he was struck around 8:15 last night in the town of Clover.
The Norfolk Southern train, which was travelling about 20- miles per hour, had just dropped off a load of coal at the Clover Power Plant.
Authorities say the train weighed about 34- hundred tons at the time of the accident.
Guthrie died at the hospital.
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Nelms


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-25
GRAPHIC=Robert Nelms


Suffolk delegate Robert Nelms WILL once again be telling his account of how he came to be arrested in a Richmond park known for illicit sexual activity.
This afternoon, a grand jury decided there was enough evidence to charge Nelms with indecent exposure--again.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


The Republican lawmaker told reporters Friday that he was the victim of a witch hunt by the police and media. He claims he was walking in the park and was stopped by police after he relieved himself.
Nelms has already frustrated prosecutors once on the February arrest by invoking legislative immunity.
Today's grand jury indictment allows him to be re- charged now that the General Assembly's business is over for the year.
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Warner


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-27
GRAPHIC=John Warner


The pace is picking up.
Republican Senator John Warner picked up Bob Dole's endorsement over the weekend.
SS=Jim Miller


Today, his campaign charged opponent Jim Miller with breaking federal election laws.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Warner campaign manager John Hishta (HISH-tuh) says Miller's Commonwealth PAC was formed to help Republican General Assembly candidates--
SUPER=@file;

but instead appears to have helped fund Miller's campaign for Senate.
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SOT 12:09:48
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((JOHN HISHTA/JOHN WARNER'S CAMPAIGN MANAGER: MILLER'S SCHEME TO RESCUE HIS FLOUNDERING SENATE CAMPAIGNS WAS BASED ON A CLASSIC BAIT AND SWITCH. THAT THE STATE PAC WOULD RAISE MONEY FOR STATE CANDIDATES IN THE 1995 VIRGINIA ELECTIONS. HOWEVER, REPORTS FILED WITH THE VIRGINIA BOARD OF ELECTIONS SHOW COMMONWEALTH PAC GAVE ONLY 1-POINT-78 PERCENT OF THE APPROXIMATELY 77-THOUSAND-500 DOLLARS IT RAISED TO STATE CANDIDATES, 2-POINT-4 PERCENT TO STATE AND LOCAL PARTY COMMITTEES.))
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VO-NAT


Hishta says federal election laws allow NO corporate contributions and NO individual contributions over one thousand dollars -- and so Commonwealth PAC money would be off limits to Miller's campaign.
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TALENT=Keith
SS=Miller


The Miller campaign responds that Miller's use of Commonwealth PAC money was confined to getting the Republican message out and advising fellow candidates.
A spokesman calls the FEC complaint a "desperate act" by the Warner campaign.

Goodlatte


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-39
GRAPHIC=Bob Goodlatte


Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte says he has kept his campaign promises and now the Roanoke Republican hopes to win a new term in Congress.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Goodlatte announced his re- election plans this morning with news conferences in Roanoke and Lynchburg.
Goodlatte will have democratic opposition this year, but he says he is ready for the challenge.
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IN Q=We are getting organized

((REP. BOB GOODLATTE/R- 6TH DISTRICT: WE ARE GETTING ORGANIZED AND GETTING READY TO RUN AND GOING TO CARRY OUR MESSAGE OF HARD WORK FOR THE PEOPLE OF THE 6TH DISTRICT WORKING ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REPRESENTING MAINSTREAM CONSERVATIVE VIEWS IN WASHINGTON.))
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=None


Sixth District Democrats will nominate their candidate for the congressional race next weekend in Roanoke.
Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at Six--
A retiring judge looks back on 11 years on the bench--and says he's glad he's had the chance to serve the community.
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VO-NAT


and it's a problem that has many people concerned--Roanoke's high teen pregnancy rate. White ribbons symbolize some students' determination to do something about it.
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Council-School


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-36
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


A newcomer and a six- year- veteran have won seats on the Roanoke City School Board.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Today, City Council appointed former Economic Development Director Brian Wishneff to fill one of two open seats on the city School Board.
Council also reappointed Charles Day, a former School Board Chairman who has served since 1990.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Roanoke City Seal


Chosen from a list of four finalists, Wishneff and Day will serve three- year terms beginning in July.

Apostolou


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sch
TAPE#96-30
GRAPHIC=John Apostolou


Judge John Apostolou (ah PAHS ta lou) is preparing to step down after 11 years as a Roanoke County District Court judge.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The judge says he hopes he's made a difference in the community.
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((JUDGE JOHN APOSTOLOU/ROANOKE COUNTY DISTRICT COURT: WE ALL WANT TO GO DOWN THINKING THAT DURING OUR TERM OF OFFICE WE MADE A DIFFERENCE - I THINK THAT'S THE REAL TEST AND I FEEL THAT MOST DAYS ONE CASE, TWO CASES OR THE WHOLE DAY THAT MY BEING ON THE BENCH DID MAKE A DIFFERENCE.))
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**Keith on ENG***
At age 65, Apostolou will be retiring June first.
He says he has no second thoughts about the decision.
Apostolou served as a substitute judge in the mid 60's before being promoted to full-time status on the court.
He has some advice for his successors.
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((I THINK THAT A YOUNG JUDGE WOULD HAVE TO EXERCISE THE ONE QUALITY THAT I ONCE HEARD THE SUPREME COURT JUSTICE SAY - THE GREATEST QUALITY OF A JUDGE IS RESTRAINT.))
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OUT Q=judge is restraint.
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VO-NAT


Judge Apostolou has already made plans to go fishing upon retirement.
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Amherst-drug


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-33
GRAPHIC=None


Amherst County car dealer Kendall Brockman has avoided a prison term.
Though he admitted to money laundering funds for a gang of drug traffickers, Brockman today was placed on probation for three years.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/March, 1995


The group transported hundreds of pounds of marijuana and cocaine in Amherst County from Texas.
Also today in federal court Cecil Rucker and Steven Holt were each sentenced to serve a year and a half in prison for their roles in narcotics and gambling activities.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=sly
TAPE#=Stocks
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Dow opened the week with a loss--dropping almost 14 points to finish at 54 hundred 64.
NASDAQ was up a point.
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Patrick-Henry


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-29
GRAPHIC=NONE


The owner of Roanoke's Patrick Henry Hotel insists it's not for sale.
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VO-NAT


An ad in last Friday's Wall Street Journal says it's on the auction block.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Friday;


The U-S Department of Housing and Urban Development says that's because the hotel's owner is behind in its mortgage payments to the agency.
The owner, Affirmative Equities of New York, disagrees.
It says it's negotiating to pay off the loan in full.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=None


Affirmative Equities says proof of its plans to stay around a while can be seen in the fact it recently invested several hundred thousand dollars in the hotel.

Teen-Pregnancy


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#96-26
GRAPHIC=Teen Pregnancy


If the statistics are right, in Roanoke, one out of every ten teenage girls gets pregnant-- that's twice the rate of the state average.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :


At the Fleming-Ruffner Teen Health Center, and at Patrick Henry High School, students are commemorating "Teen Pregnancy Prevention Week" by wearing white ribbons, and learning more about the issues.
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((DENEEN EVANS/FLEMING-RUFFNER TEEN HEALTH CENTER: WHAT WE'RE HOPING TO DO IS TO GET ACROSS THE MESSAGE AT BOTH HIGH SCHOOLS THAT IT'S COOL TO BE A VIRGIN AND TO PROMOTE HEALTHY DECISION MAKING AMONGST OUR TEENS ))
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((CANDACE BEAMER/STUDENT: A LOT OF PEOPLE SAY IT'S NOT PEER PRESSURE, THAT THAT'S A THING OF THE PAST. BUT I THINK IT IS PEER PRESSURE AND IT STILL EXISTS AND THAT'S WHAT THE PROBLEM IS. ))
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VO-NAT


Now, it's not just girls being targeted with the message.
Health educators say it's important to hold boys just as accountable as their girlfriends.
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Carrington


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-28
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


A Halifax County man doesn't dispute he took someone's life.
But Otis Carrington's attorney says it was a case of self- defense.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax;


A jury apparently agreed.
After deliberating for just an hour and a half-- Carrington was found NOT guilty.
Prosecutors say Charlie James Hamlett was shot six times and that most of the bullets struck his back side.
According to testimony, Hamlett was carrying a rifle earlier in the evening and had been fighting with his wife shortly before he threatened to hit Carrington.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming up tonight in sports, Lance Armstrong stage six of the Tour Dupont, Steve Mason will have a look at some of the sights along today's 134 mile race.
The Avalanche is back home tonight.
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And I'll tell you where this are high school basketball star has decided to attend college, right after this break.
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S-DuPont


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-9
GRAPHIC=Tour DuPont


The Tour DuPont reached the half way point today.
Steve Mason has more on the stage 6 start at the Salem Civic Center and the warm reception in Craig County.
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SUPER=01-Levi Martin/Craig Co. 5th Grader; 1:22
SUPER=01-Jamie Wimmer/Craig Co. 5th Grader; 1:28
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((With 6 mountain climbs up 17,745 feet over 134 miles, leg Massages were in order at the Salem Civic Center.
It seemed nothing could loosen up overall leader Lance Armstrong.
The Texan was irritated when the International Cycling Federation made an exception and did not penalize second place holder Tony Rominger's time after he fell near yesterday's finish. ((:))
Armstrong, along with the peleton soon turned their focus to Stage 6. After pulling out of the civic center, the course took them past the Salem Court House. NAT SOUND
School was out in Craig County as students big and small made their way out to watch the cyclist race by.
Sascha Hendrix of team Die Continentale was the first rider to hit Craig County.
About 6 minutes later, the peleton arrived to cheers from the entire student body, and as usual, Lance was the man. ((:)) ((:)) ((STAND UP:))
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S-Finish


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-20
GRAPHIC=DUPONT


The stage was delayed a bit today finishing about an hour and ten minutes later than expected, Stage six in now in the books.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00


Lance Armstrong the overall leader of the race coming into today, turned the 134 mile race into a chase as he blistered the field and was all alone at the finish line in Blacksburg.
He easily maintains the yellow leader's jersey as the Tour Dupont heads to Wytheville tomorrow morning.
But he says it's not over.
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((LANCE ARMSTRONG/WINNER OF STAGE 6:))
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S-Childress


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#bb96-3
GRAPHIC=COLLEGE HOOPS


One of the area's top high school basketball players has decided to continue making string music in Nashville.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Vinton/1995-96 Season; :00


William Byrd's Chris Childress confirmed this afternoon that he has made a verbal committment to David Lipscomb University in Music City.
The school is a NAIA member and Childress will receive a full scholarship.
The all-state, all-regional, and all-district selection picked the school over Longwood, Emory & Henry, Bluefield and Roanoke College.
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S-Walker


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#bb96-4
GRAPHIC=ncaa


Yet another college underclassman has made himself eligible for the upcoming NBA draft.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Lexington, KY;:00


This afternoon, Antoine Walker, the sophomore forward at the University of Kentucky, who helped lead the Wildcats to this year's NCAA title, says he's leaving school early in order to help his family financially.
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S-PAYTON


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-5
GRAPHIC=NBA


The NBA playoffs resume tonight in the West with the Rockets and Sonics battling in game two of their best seven semi-final.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-NBA; :00


This afternoon, Seattle point guard Gary Payton was named the league's defensive player of the year.
Payton led the Sonics and the entire league in steals this season with an average of three a game.
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S-Fame


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-6
GRAPHIC=nba


Three former NBA greats and former ODU star Nancy Leiberman-Cline lead the six inductees who will be enshrined in the basketball hall of fame tonight
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Springfield, MA; :00

The six former greats visited the hall this afternoon at an informal gathering, and for former N.C. State star David Thompson, it was an eye opening experience in more ways than one.
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((DAVID THOMPSON/HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 1996:))
SUPER=01-David Thompson/Hall of Fame Class of 1996; :00
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OUT Q=...MY NAME BY IT."
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S-Avalanche


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#CL-96
GRAPHIC=AVALANCHE


The Salem Avalanche is back home at Salem Memorial stadium tonight as the team opens a four game series with Prince William.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salem/Yesterday; :00


Yesterday during WDBJ Family Day at the ballpark, the Avalanche and Hillcats battled to a 2-all tie before rain forced the suspension of the game in the top of the eighth.
Tonight Salem opens it strong starting pitching will carry the team against the Cannons.
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((BILL MCGUIRE/AVALANCHE MANAGER:))
SUPER=01-Bill McGuire/Avalanche Manager; :00
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OUT Q=...still compete."
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S-HOBSON


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S4-14
GRAPHIC=MLB LOGO


And finally tonight former Boston Redsox manager Butch Hobson is out of jail but not out trouble.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-MLB; :00


Hobson was arrested over the weekend at a Pawtucket, Rhode Island hotel and charged with possesion of cocaine.
Hobson, who managed the Sox from 1992 through 1994, currently manages Scranton-Wilkes Barre in the Triple-A ranks.
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Wx-Tape
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Promo
ANCHOR=Keith
(toss to Jean)
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#Promo


When you think of contemporary Christian music-- names like Sandi Patti and Michael W. Smith usually come to mind.
But tonight, another Christian music star is performing at the Roanoke Civic Center Coliseum.
Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom


Jean Jadhon joins us in the newsroom with more on that.
Live=Jean Full/Newsroom
SUPER=@Jean1;


Keith, the singer's name is Carman--
Roanoke is one stop on his "Righteous Invasion of Truth" or R.I.O.T. tour.
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VO-NAT


And fans are already lining up outside the civic center.
Carman is known for his high energy performances.
He offers a wide variety of musical styles-- ranging from pop and rap, to big band and country.
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Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom


We'll talk with Carman-- as well as take a peek at his concert tonight on News 7 at 11.