23:00-01

Fatal-Ax

ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-
GRAPHIC=NONE


Two people are dead and another injured in a single-vehicle accident in Rockbridge County tonight.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.;


The three were travelling eastbound on Interstate 64 when their Toyota Pickup truck flipped several times.
It happened near the Goshen exit around six.
All three were thrown from the truck.
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SOT 7:16:22
IN Q=I checked all

((TIM SNAPP/WITNESS: I CHECKED ALL THREE VICTIMS. ONE WAS UP AND CONSCIOUS. THE FIRST LADY STOPPED AND TRIED TO GET HIM DOWN. I CAME UP TO CHECK THE OTHER TWO AND STARTED CPR ON THE GIRL.))
SUPER=01-Tim Snapp/Witness;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=on the girl.
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VO-NAT


The girl who was from West Virginia, died at the scene.
31-year old Timothy Duncan of Waynesboro was also killed.
I-64 was closed for more than an hour while Lifeguard 10 landed and transported another man to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
No word on his condition.
State Police are still trying to figure out what caused the truck to flip.
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SOT 7:24:53
IN Q=The vehicle rolled

((WALT BAKER/STATE POLICE: THE VEHICLE ROLLED ABOUT SEVEN OR EIGHT TIMES. IT WENT THROUGH QUITE A SPILL THROUGH THERE.))
SUPER=01-Trooper Walt Baker/State Police;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=spill through there.
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VO-NAT


Police have not released the name of the woman pending the notification of family.
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Route-24


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-34
GRAPHIC=Bedfrod County Seal


Fatal accidents are exactly what Bedford County residents hope to avoid by widening a section of Route 24 near Stewartsville to four lanes.
More than a hundred citizens turned out for a public meeting tonight to discuss why the project has never been funded.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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SOT
IN Q=For the people
SUPER=03-Bedford Co./Home Video; :00
SUPER=01-Norman Culbreth/Bus Driver; :29
SUPER=@ssm1; :34
SUPER=01-Del. Dick Cranwell/(D) Roanoke; :49
SUPER=01-Dale Wheeler/Bedford Co. Supervisor; 1:05
RUNS=1:17
OUT Q=News7, Bedford Co.

(( For the people who travel Route 24 every day, near accidents like this are a familiar site.
Residents say high traffic volume and a narrow roadway are a dangerous combination.
Norman Culbreth drives a school bus on Route 24 every day.
From mirror to mirror his bus is 121 inches wide.. on parts of 24 however, his available lane space shrinks to 104 inches.. put a tractor trailer in the other lane and the numbers add up to disaster.
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SOT 20:27:18
IN Q=How many lives

((NORMAN CULBRETH/BUS DRIVER: HOW MANY LIVES IS GOING TO HAVE TO GET KILLED BEFORE THEY ALLOCATE THE MONEY?))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=allocate the money.
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SU 21:00:45 (2)
IN Q=The people

((The people who spoke agree they basically were preaching to the choir. Everyone in attendance here knows full well the problems associated with Route 24... the next step is to take those concerns to the state transportation board which meets in Salem June 6th.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=June 6th.
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SOT 19:59:56 (#1)
IN Q=I think the

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D- ROANOKE: I THINK THE MOST IMPORTANT THING THAT WE CAN DO IS TO CONTINUE TO PRESS OUR CASE WITH THE FOLKS WHO SIT ON THE TRANSPORTATION BOARD.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=transportation board.


So far, the board has yet to listen.
Hundreds of thousands of dollars have been spent on engineering studies.. but nothing else.
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SOT 20:12:15
IN Q=And there's a

((DALE WHEELER/BEDFORD CO. SUPERVISOR: AND THERE'S A TIME TO STUDY AND TO DESIGN AND THERE COMES A TIME LIKE TONIGHT, AND THAT'S A TIME TO START MOVING DIRT.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=moving dirt.


Steve Smallshaw, News7, Bedford County.))

Crump


ANCHOR=jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-40
GRAPHIC=Crump


An 18 year old convicted killer maintains his innocence.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


This morning in Roanoke Circuit Court, Michael Wayne Crump was sentenced to life in prison-- suspended after forty years.
He adamantly DENIES shooting Eric "Nike" Jones, and says he's hopeful the REAL killer will be caught.
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SOT 9:46:55
IN Q=I want

((MICHAEL CRUMP/SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON: I WANT TO SAY I'M SORRY TO MR. AND MRS. JONES' FAMILY FOR THEIR LOSS AND I HOPE THE REAL PERPETRATOR GETS BROUGHT TO JUSTICE. ))
SUPER=07-Michael Crump;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=to justice
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VO-NAT


Crump's court appearance today was tame compared to his trial 2 months ago.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/March 12;


When he was found guilty of murder in March, family members erupted inside of the courtroom.
Crump's attorney says he's received information that may lead to another suspect.
He plans to appeal.
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Knowles


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-33
GRAPHIC=Knowles


A Christiansburg teenager told a judge today how her father gunned down her mother.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg/March 20;


It happened March 20th in Christiansburg, at the home where Angie Knowles had moved with her children.
Her estranged husband, Michael Knowles allegedly broke into the house.
Eighteen year-old Vanessa Knowles says she tried to pull the shotgun away from her dad, then made a desperate attempt to stop the bullet.
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SOT 00:05:57
IN Q=

((VANESSA KNOWLES/VICTIM'S DAUGHTER: AND WHEN I COULDN'T, I COULDN'T MOVE THE GUN OR PUSH MY DAD I STUCK MY FINGER IN THE GUN, IN THE BARREL, AND RIGHT AFTER THAT HAPPENED HE PULLED THE TRIGGER. ))
SUPER=01-Vanessa Knowles/Victim's Daughter;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=pulled the rigger.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


The bullet blew off part of Vanessa's finger before piercing her mother's chest.
Michael Knowles allegedly fired his gun at police, before Vanessa talked him into putting down the weapon and he surrendered.
Today the judge certified six charges against Michael Knowles including murder and malicious wounding.
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Min-Wage


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


If you make the minimum wage you could be in for a raise.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


The house today passed a 90 cent increase in the minimum wage-
The bill went through WITHOUT a Republican amendment to exempt small businesses.
SUPER=@File;


The bill increases the minimum wage from 4-25 to 5-15 an hour.
It still needs a final vote.
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Tobacco


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Tobacco


A huge victory for the tobacco industry.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


A federal appeals court in New Orleans rejects a class action liability suit- filed on behalf of millions of smokers nationwide.
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SOT
IN Q=

((JOHN BANZHAF: THIS IS A SIGNIFICANT SETBACK FOR THE VICTIMS, BUT IT IS NOT A REPRIVE FOR THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY. WE'LL SIMPLY BRING THE CASES IN STATE COURT RATHER THAN FEDERAL COURT.))
SUPER=01-John Banzhaf/Attorney;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=THAN FEDERAL COURT."
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VO-NAT


The court ruled such a big case would be unworkable.
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Valujet


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Passenger airlines can no longer transport oxygen generators like the ones suspected in the Valujet crash.
The ban will stay in place while investigators review whether its safe to transport such equipment.
The ban covers generators shipped as cargo but not cylinders used for emergencies.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA;


ValuJet was not authorized to carry oxygen generators, but the plane that crashed had 119 canisters on board.
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SOT 14:09:04
IN Q=

((LEWIS JORDAN/VALUJET PRESIDENT: THERE ARE LABELS THAT ARE REQUIRED TO BE ON HAZARDOUS MATERIALS AND NONE OF THESE LABELS WERE ON THOSE BOXES. IF THEY HAD BEEN WE WOULD NOT HAVE ACCEPTED THE BOXES.))
SUPER=01-Lewis Jordan/Valujet President;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=ACCEPTED THE BOXES."
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VO-NAT


Valujet claims the canisters were labeled as empty.
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Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
When News 7 returns, we'll see how one locality is dealing with a surge in juvenile crime,
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VO-NAT

and federal authorities are trying to determine if China is smuggling thousands of illegal assault rifles into this country.
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Robin in Wx office Roll Lake levels
MUSIC UP FULL

COMM#1


Roll
TALENT=Robin
SS=NONE
SUPER=#C-380; Weather Roll
SUPER=80-83/52/0.00/82/61/0.00/82/49/0.00/81/45/0.00;
SUPER=81-85/57/0.00/85/57/0.00/80/43/0.00;
SUPER=82-2.92/plus/0.07/17.42/plus/2.18;
SUPER=84-


Freemen


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#nET
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Federal Government is moving more equipment toward the Freemen Compound.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Jordan, MT;


Trucks carrying portable power generators drove in today.
The F-B-I may cut off electricity to the compound and use the generators for other people living nearby.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:13:29
IN Q=

((JAMIE GORELICK/DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL: WE HAVE BENT OVER BACKWARDS TO ACHIEVE A PEACEFUL NEGOTIATION HOPING THAT WILL BE THE RESULT, BUT WE ARE PRESERVING ALL OF OUR OPTIONS.))
SUPER=01-Jamie Gorelick/Deputy Attorney General; 00
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=of our options."
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VO-NAT


The Freemen say they don't recognize the authority of federal agents. The standoff is in Day Sixty.
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Gun-Smuggling


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net D
GRAPHIC=NONE


It's one of the largest seizures of smuggled automatic weapons.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Francisco;


Federal agents arrested seven people and confiscated two thousand A-K 47 rifles- that would've made their way to America's streets.
Authorities say guns are only the beginning.
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SOT 20:01:11
IN Q=

((WAYNE YAMASHITA/US CUSTOMS AGENT: INCLUDING ITEMS SUCH AS HAND HELD ROCKET LAUNCHERS, MORTARS, ANTI-AIRCRAFT MISSILES SILENCE MACHINE GUNS AND EVEN TANKS. ))
SUPER=01-Wayne Yamashita/U.S. Customs Agent;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=AND EVEN TANKS.
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VO-NAT


Investigators are still trying to determine if the Chinese Government is involved.
The man who runs one of the gun companies in China is the Son-in-Law of China's leader.
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2-Juvenile-Crime


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-43
GRAPHIC=Kids and Crime


The Southside's only juvenile detention home is already filled to capacity.
And with a growing number of young people finding themselves on the wrong side of the law some are concerned about what the future may hold.
Teresa Hamilton has more in part two of our special series "At Risk: Kids and Crime".
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SOT
IN Q=Virginia Avenue
SUPER=03-Collinsville; :00
SUPER=01-Sgt. Howard Painter/Henry Co. Sheriff's Dept.; :18
SUPER=03-Danville/January 28; :32
SUPER=01-Cassandra Chandler/Victim's Mother; :46
SUPER=01-John Greenbacker/Halifax Co. Commonwealth's Atty.; 1:15 QUICK!
SUPER=@Teresa1; 1:48
SUPER=01-Jim Rosenbaum/W.W. Moore Detention Home Supt.; 2:01 QUICK!!
RUNS=2:43
OUT Q=Hamilton, News 7.

(( Virginia Avenue in Collinsville is a hot bed of activity.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=

((SGT. HOWARD PAINTER/HENRY CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: THE TEENAGERS CRUISE UP AND DOWN FROM THE DUTCH INN AND THEN BACK.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=


But Sergeant Howard Painter says it's not all fun and games for the Henry County Sheriff's Department.
Underage drinking is a serious problem.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Alcohol is

((SGT. HOWARD PAINTER/HENRY CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.:ALCOHOL IS A DRUG AND A LOT OF PEOPLE DON'T REALIZE THAT BUT IT IS A DRUG AND IT IS ONE THAT IS EASILY ACCESSED. ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=easily accessed.


Today, though, underage drinking and smoking are taking a back seat to more serious crime in Southside.
This year a 16- year old in Danville was charged with killing a classmate allegedly following a fight at school.
Cassandra Chandler sympathizes with the victim's family.
Her 17- year old son, Jason, was shot and killed earlier this year in Halifax County.
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23:55:55
SOT
IN Q=We're rural

((CASSANDRA CHANDLER/VICTIM'S MOTHER: WE'RE RURAL AMERICA YOU KNOW AND FOR IT TO HAPPEN HERE IS TO ME A SIGN THAT IT HAPPEN ANYWHERE, ANYTIME, TO ANYBODY.))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=anybody.


Southside is not alone-- in Virginia the juvenile murder arrest rate quadrupled from 1987 to 1993.
Lawmakers knew something had to be done--
Their answer: a massive reform of Virginia's juvenile justice laws.
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SOT
IN Q=We're very happy

((JOHN GREENBACKER/HALIFAX CO. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTY.: WE'RE VERY HAPPY TO SEE THESE MAJOR CHANGES STARTING WITH THE EMPHASIS ON THE VICTIMS' RIGHTS. ))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=victims' rights.


Prosecutors, like John Greenbacker, will begin operating under the new guidelines July first.
Under the new system-- violent felons as young as 14 are to be tried and sentenced as adults.
Less violent teens could be sentenced to boot camp or other alternative programs.
Other changes are also in store.
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17:23:17
SOT
IN Q=I think

((JOHN GREENBACKER/HALIFAX CO. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTY.: I THINK THIS IS AN IMPORTANT FACTOR, THE OPENING UP OF THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM FOR OUTSIDE AND PUBLIC SCRUTINY.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=public scrutiny.

take su
The W- W Moore Juvenile Detention home in Danville is the only facility of its kind in Southside.
The home serves 6- counties and two cities.
And as you might imagine--- overcrowding is a problem.

end su 18:20:45:25
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SOT
IN Q=We often

((JIM ROSENBAUM/W. W. MOORE DETENTION HOME SUPERINTENDENT:WE HAVE HAD AS MANY AS 46 IN THIS DETENTION HOME.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=detention home.


Superintendent Jim Rosenbaum says the facility was designed to hold 30-kids--charged with anything from petty larceny to Capitol Murder.
The average juvenile offender serves about 18- days.
He believes Juvenile Justice reform will have an impact.
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18:27:15
SOT
IN Q=I see

((JIM ROSENBAUM/W.W. MOORE DETENTION HOME SUPT.:I SEE PROBABLY A SLIGHT INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF KIDS WE HAVE OR, IF NOT AN INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF OF KIDS, A LONGER STAY. ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=a longer stay.


There is a light at the end of the tunnel. Rosenbaum says plans are in the works to add additional space at W. W. Moore in July.
Coming up in part three of our series, a look at ways to curb youth violence. Teresa Hamilton, News 7.))

Phillips


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Phillips, Jim


It'll be another month before Iron Gate's only police officer knows if he has a job.
Jim Phillips has been on administrative leave since his conviction for reckless driving in the course of a pursuit.
Phillips was to meet with town council tonight but was unable to attend due to medical reasons.
Tease#2

MUSIC ON TAPE
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=none


Coming up next on the broadcast, a local retailer is sold,
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VO-NAT


And more public relations problems for talk show host Kathie Lee Gifford as a factory making her line of clothing fails to pay its workers.
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MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#2


Gifford


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Just a few weeks ago Kathie Lee Gifford disputed that her clothing line was made in FOREIGN sweatshops.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York, NY;


Now there's word that a factory in New York City has workers putting in grueling hours on the Gifford blouses- and workers went for two weeks without getting paid.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 17:00:53
IN Q=

((KATHIE LEE GIFFORD/TV HOST: IT'S OBVIOUS THIS IS A PERVASIVE PROBLEM ALL OVER THE WORLD AND EVEN IN OUR OWN BACKYARD.))
SUPER=00-Kathie Lee Gifford/Talk Show Host;
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=own our backyard."
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VO-NAT


Gifford said she'd pay the workers herself. But when her husband got there with nine thousand dollars in hand, he found an empty factory-
He did manage to pay about half the workers-
Gifford promises all the workers will be paid and he and his wife will investigate all garment shops that make Kathie Lee Gifford clothes.
Walmart, which markets the clothes, says it'll reimburse the Giffords.
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Holdren's


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-31
GRAPHIC=Holdren's


A deal is nearly complete selling a Roanoke appliance store chain to a North Carolina investor.
But the president of Holdren's admits terms of the sale would have been better if it wasn't in such bad financial shape.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 3;


Stan Cross says he will not receive a penny from the sale, but he will be free of the debts Holdren's has mounted.
Under the terms of the deal, suppliers will get a percentage of what Holdren's owes them.
Cross expects to complete the deal next month.
He says it will put Holdrens in a much better position to compete, and keep its workforce and store network basically intact.
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Limbaugh-Book


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Sta
TAPE#96-44
GRAPHIC=none


A Bedford County family is suing school officials after a teacher took a Rush Limbaugh book away from their son.
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VO-NAT


Last Thursday a student at Montvale Elementary school was reading Limbaugh's book, THE WAY THINGS OUGHT TO BE when his teacher confiscated it.
The boy's father wrote a letter explaining the boy had his permission to read the book.
He wanted the book returned to his son.
But, the school's principal refused.
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SOT 16:09:04 - 16:09:16
IN Q=Once he gave

((JOHN FISHWICK/LAWYER; ONCE HE GAVE HIS APPROVAL TO HAVE THIS BOOK READ IN THE FREE READING PERIOD THAT IT WAS INAPPROPRIATE CONDUCT TO PICK THIS BOOK AND TO SAY NO...THAT BOOK CAN'T BE READ.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=can't be read.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The family isn't seeking money in the suit.
The boy's father says he only wants school officials to return the book to his son and let the boy read it in class.
The principal says he's flabergasted by the lawsuit.
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Wx-Tape
SUPER=305-83/52/93/1941/40/1993/71/60/68/S-3mph/30.01/r;



S-Legs


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-8
GRAPHIC=MLB


Before we hit all the sports tonight, we need to show ya an inspirational story about a baseball player with a major league heart.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-St. Paul, MN; :00


Dave Stevens was born without legs but is playing with the St. Paul Saints of the Independent Minor League.
He is spending 3 weeks with the team, fielding balls, and working behind home plate warming up pitchers.
He is even taking batting practice. On a team with Darryl Strawberry and Jack Morris, the 30 year old Stevens is the one attracting the attention. Good luck Dave!! now the numbers.
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Chyron in motion
IN Q=first score
RUNS=:25
OUT Q=...last score"
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go to break!!!!!

S-Soccer


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-7
GRAPHIC=Soccer


After 6 years of waiting, they will now come. Roanoke's field of soccer dreams is complete.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Vinton; :00


At a cost of 350 thousand the Roanoke Valley youth soccer players now have a bigtime complex to practice and play on.
The Burglund Soccer Complex has 5 fields equipped with an irrigation system.
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SOT
IN Q="We're on

((DANNY BEAMER/VALLEY YOUTH SOCCER DIRECTOR:))
SUPER=01-Danny Beamer/Valley Youth Soccer Director; :00
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=...here in roanoke"
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S-Cavaliers


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=CL-96
GRAPHIC=UVa


The University of Virginia fell to Notre Dame in the first round of the NCAA Division 1 Baseball championships today.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Tuscalusa, AL/Fighting Irish vs. Cavaliers; :00


The Cavs lost 12-1 in the double elimination tourney and will play Princeton today at 11am.
SUPER=34-Notre Dame/=12/Virginia/==1;

UVa scored it's only run in the third when Adam Robinson connected on this RBI single. Virginia loses 12-1.
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S-Salem


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-11
GRAPHIC=NCAA D-III baseball


The NCAA Division III Baseball Championship began at Salem Memorial Stadium today. In game 1 Upper Iowa beat Marietta 6-5 in 13 innings.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Salem/Pioneers vs. Monarchs; :00


Game two pitted Bridgewater State against William Patterson.
Leading 3-zip Bridgewater State's Mike Arnold drives the rock up the middle scoring Jim Marteranna for a 4-nothing cushion.
SUPER=34-William Patterson/=12/Bridgewater State/==4;

Then, William Patterson's Brian Lynder goes to the alley for a triple. Three runs come in on the bases loaded hit. Patterson tied it and wins 12-4. If you haven't seen the action, your missing out.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="Middle

((BRUCE WHEELER/NCAA TOURNAMENT CHAIR:))
SUPER=01-Bruce Wheeler/NCAA Tournament Chair;:00
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=..it's gonna be great"
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ANCHOR=Steve
SS=HOld NCAA


In one other game, Methodist beat Rensselaer 8-7.

S-Softball


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-9
GRAPHIC=Softball Logo


Lord Botetourt beat Northside 8-5 today to win the Blue Ridge District Softball championship.
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VO-NAT EGN#
SUPER=03-Salem/Cavaliers vs Vikings; :


The game was tied 4 to 4 until the bottom of the fourth. Jessica Davisson's line drive to right field with bases loaded scored two and the Cavaliers took the 6 to 4 lead.
The next batter Delisa Pascoa SUPER=34-Lord
Botetourt/==8/Northside/==5;hits a single to right field scoring two more

runners and and the Cavaliers go on to win the game 8 to 5.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="They hit...

((ANDY WARD/CAVALIERS HEAD COACH: ))
SUPER=01-Andy Ward/Cavaliers Head Coach; :
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=....for us."
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S-Clemens


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-6
GRAPHIC=None
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VO-NAT Wipe to #eng!!
SUPER=03-Boston, MA/Mariners vs. Red Sox; :00


One major League baseball note. the Red Sox dominated Seattle 11-4 last night and the batter with the spark...pitcher Roger Clemens!!!
He picked up his first major league hit and went the distance to move to 3 and 4 on the season.
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S-Hornets


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-12
GRAPHIC=Hornets


The Charlotte Hornets are close to signing Dave Cowens as the team's new head basketball coach.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC; :00


Cowens departed from Charlotte Douglas International Airport today after spending all of yesterday with Hornets officials.
The deal is not done yet, but the Spurs assistant is already talking about Charlotte's future.
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SOT
IN Q="We got

((DAVE COWENS/SAN ANTONIO ASSISTANT:))
SUPER=01-Dave Cowens/San Antonio Assistant; :00
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=...san antonio bags"
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Sports tease


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=npone
GRAPHIC=noner


Still to come, second round qualifying results from Charlotte,
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VO-NAT


and Mike Stevens talks with a very angry Dareel Waltrip.
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S-Qualify


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-10
GRAPHIC=Charlotte Speedway


Second round qualifying at the Charlotte Motor Speedway for Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 wrapped up this evening.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/Last Night; :00


Rusty Wallace finished second to Michael Waltrip in last week's Winston Select but has to use a provisional start. Now here's the list of second rounders.
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PINNACLE BOARDS
SUPER=400-26/Rick Mast/180.620/27/Mike Wallace/28/Darrell Waltrip/29/Robert

Pressley/30/Ricky Rudd
SUPER=401-31/Geoff Bodine/32/Kyle Petty/33/Joe Nemechek/34/Chuck Bown/35/Ward

Burton
SUPER=404-36/Sterling Marlin/37/Bobby Hamilton/39/Ted Musgrave/40/Brett Bodine
SUPER=403-41/Dave Marcis/42/Elton Sawyer/43/Rusty Wallace
RUNS=:20
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S-Charlotte


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#r-33
GRAPHIC=charlotte


Darrell Waltrip is the "King" of the Charlotte Motor Speedway with more career wins in the Coke 600 than any other driver.
But he hasn't won the 600 in 7 years. Mike Stevens caught up with a rather frustrated DW.
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SUPER=03-Concord, NC; :00
SUPER=01-Darrell Waltrip/5 Career Coca-Cola 600 Wins; :21
SUPER=@mike1; :44
RUNS=1:31
OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."
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Explore-Park


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Virginia's Explore Park hopes a summer of Fridays will add to its attendance.
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Beginning June 7th, the living history park will expand its schedule.
Explore will open to the public Friday through Sunday from nine A- M to five P- M.
Officials say they've had to turn away tourists on the days the park is closed.
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White-Gator


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He has white skin, blue eyes and can grow up to fifteen feet long. Who is he?
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Meet Antoine LeBlanc - a rare white American alligator.
His unusual appearance is caused by a genetic mutation.
A spokesperson says when Antoine gets excited and blushes he actually turns pink.
This gator is making new friends in San Francisco for three months.
He is visiting from the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. (----------------)