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News-Head

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And we've GOT the news on News-7.
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VO-NAT


Electrical workers approve a new contract at the Delta Star plant in Lynchburg.
The rejection of a contract at Rubatex prompts the company to lay off 287.
And the next generation of space shuttle vehicles is unveiled in Pasadena.
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We'll take a look at storm damage caused by 90-mile an hour winds. OPEN
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Danville-Police


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-45
GRAPHIC=NONE


A newly formed Danville organization is accusing local police of using excessive force while arresting four women at a local clothing store.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


The Reverend Thomas Motley outlined the allegations at a news conference surrounded by members of C-PAC (see-pac)-- otherwise known as Citizens Policing Against Corruption.
17- year old Natasha Fitzgerald and 18- year old Kwanza (kwan-za) Cobbs say police used excessive force in arresting them last month for allegedly trespassing at a local clothing store.
Angela Crowley says she saw what happened and tried to find out the girls names to call their parents but was thrown to the ground and charged with impeding an officer.
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((ANGELA CRAWLEY:I WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT AS MY LITTLE KIDS GROW UP THEY DON'T HAVE TO GO THROUGH WHAT THESE GIRLS WENT THROUGH, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THEY ARE BLACK OR WHITE OR WHAT EVER. REV. THOMAS MOTLEY/C-PAC FOUNDER:WE ARE CITIZENS JUST LIKE EVERYONE ELSE, WE CAN NO LONGER TOLERATE A DOUBLE STANDARD OF JUSTICE. WE HAVE RIGHTS AND WE WANT OUR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS ADHERED TO AND WE WANT THE SAME RESPECT AS ANY OTHER CITIZEN IN THIS CITY. ))
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ANCHOR=KEITH
SS=NONE


Danville Police Chief Neal Morris says he's unaware of any complaint being filed against his department.

Via


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-49
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


A grand jury has indicted a Roanoke woman... accused of murdering her infant daughter.
28- year- old Veronica Janine Via told police that she couldn't care for the baby alone... and that she wanted to- -quote- -"send her to a better place."
She has now been officially charged with fatally beating the two week old child at homeless shelter last December.
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SOT 00:55:52
IN Q=The circumstances

((DON CALDWELL/ROANOKE COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: THE CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING THE BABY'S DEATH WERE SUSPICIOUS. SO THE DETECTIVES CONTINUED THEIR INVESTIGATION. RECENTLY THE MOTHER GAVE A STATEMENT. ))
SUPER=01-Don Caldwell/Roanoke Commonwealth's Attorney;
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ANCHOR=keith
SS=HOLD


Via must post a 20 thousand dollar bond by the end of the week... or turn herself into authorities.

Delta-Star


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-51
GRAPHIC=Delta Star


Union workers at Lynchburg's Delta Star plant avoided a strike tonight by approving a new three- year contract.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/File Tape


On Sunday, the electrical workers rejected the original company offer because of differences over wage increases and work schedules.
Both sides say the problems were hammered out in the newest offer that members approved late today by a 61 to 24 vote.
Three years ago Delta Star workers spent six weeks on the picket line in a contract dispute.
Delta Star builds electrical transformers.
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Rubatex


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-62
GRAPHIC=Rubatex


Rubatex officials today notified union members that layoffs at the Bedford plant will begin September 1st.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford;


A total of 287 workers will be let go from the company's intrusion operation between September 1996 and October 1997.
According to a list obtained by News 7, some of the workers being laid off have put in more than 35 years on the job.
Bedford city officials say they're now working to find new jobs and new training for those displaced employees.
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SOT 4:38:33
IN Q=We always

((JAY SCUDDER/BEDFORD ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: WE ALWAYS KEEP ABREAST OF WHAT PROGRAMS THE STATE HAS AND WORKING WITH REGION 2000 SO WE'RE PRETTY MUCH HANGING ON RIGHT NOW AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS.))
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VO-NAT


Local businesses are also keeping a wary eye on the Rubatex situation.
Any reduction in the workforce could have a serious economic impact on the region.
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SOT 4:20:47
IN Q=Everything that

((PRESTON BURNS/BEDFORD READY MIX: EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENS IN THE COMMUNITY AFFECTS US, WHEN YOU LOSE 300 JOBS, IT'S JUST GOING TO BE A REAL BAD AFFECT ON ALL OF US.))
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VO-NAT


There is word that some union members would like to see another vote on the company offer.
Union officials have refused to comment.
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Menendez


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=khu
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Los Angeles judge today gave Lyle and Erik Menendez two consecutive life sentences each, without a chance for parole.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Los Angeles;


The pair shotgunned their parents to death nearly seven years ago.
Prosecutor David Conn says the consecutive terms are a symbolic statement against the horrors of the crimes.
The defendants showed no reaction and were not allowed to address the judge.
On the way out of the courtroom, Lyle Menendez waved at his pen-pal- fiancee.
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Militia


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=Keith
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Federal agents in Phoenix are learning more about the Viper militia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Phoenix/Yesterday


Agents arrested 12 members of the group yesterday and charged them in a conspiracy to blow up several government buildings.
The investigation was actually kicked off by reports of gunfire and explosions in the Arizona desert.
Agents found a well- trained and well- armed organization.
Authorities say their arsenal alone was enough to take them seriously:
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((RAY KELLY/UNDERSECRETARY OF ENFORCEMENT/TREASURY DEPT: THEY CERTAINLY HAD THE MEANS TO CREATE HAVOC AND MAYHEM AND KILL A LOT OF PEOPLE. ))
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VO-NAT


The investigation into how and where Viper militia members got their weapons continues.
But so far agents say it does not look like the group is connected to a larger organization.
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Saudi-reward


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=Keith
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


The U-S government is offering a reward for information on the bombing that killed 19 American servicemen in Saudi Arabia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dhahran/Last Week


The United States will pay up to two million dollars.
The State Department says the offer supplements a three million-dollar reward the Saudis have already made.
Burns won't say whether there've been any leads since the attack at a military housing complex in Dhahran.
No one has claimed responsibility for the bombing, but Muslim militants are suspected.
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Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
When News 7 at 11 returns, a trash transfer station raises a stink with some homeowners in our area,
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and we'll have a glimpse of the shape of things to come as the government decides who will build the next generation of space shuttles.
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Robin in Wx office Roll Lake levels
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Clifton-Dump


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-41
GRAPHIC=NONE


Come Monday, some Clifton Forge residents may be rid of a smelly neighbor.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Clifton Forge/Sunday;


Last weekend, a temporary- trash- transfer station was set up in this neighborhood.
The garbage was supposed to go to an Alleghany transfer station-- but it was not yet operational.
SUPER=03-Clifton Forge;


But tonight, city council told citizens the station should be up and running by Monday.
They say the make- shift dump was the only viable solution at the time.
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((DICK MAGNIFICO/CLIFTON FORGE CITY MGR.: I'M VERY COMFORTABLE THAT WHAT WE'VE DONE IS APPROPRIATE FOR THE CIRCUMSTANCES. AGAIN, THIS IS THE LAST THING THAT I CERTAINLY WANTED TO GET INVOLVED IN. IT'S A NO- WIN SITUATION. SOON AS THE TRANSFER STATION IS OPEN ON MONDAY, WE'LL BE THERE. ))
SUPER=01-Dick Magnifico/Clifton Forge City Mgr.;
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Meanwhile, those living with the trash in their backyards complained they were not told it was coming.
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IN Q=In all truthfulness

((JACK HARLOW/CLIFTON FORGE RESIDENT: IN ALL TRUTHFULNESS, I THINK THEY DRAGGED THEIR FEET. THEY'VE KNOWN ABOUT THIS TWO OR THREE WEEKS.CUT OUT MIDDLE PART OF BITE PLEASE I THINK THEY REALLY THOUGHT THE COUNTY WAS GOING TO COME IN FOR THEM AND DIDN'T. THEY GOT CAUGHT AND ENDED UP HAVING TO DO THIS AS AN EMERGENCY. ))
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TALENT=KEITH
SS=NONE


City officials say after the trash is removed, they'll work on a clean- up.

Daycare


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#92-63
GRAPHIC=Education


The Pittsylvania County school board is not making the grade, at least, according to one group of parents.
They're upset because their children are no longer allowed to transfer to another school in order to keep the babysitter they've become accustomed to.
Teresa Hamilton has the story.
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IN Q=The Pittsylvania
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./February 22; :00
SUPER=01-Robert Neals/Pittsylvania Co. School Bd. Pres.; :22
SUPER=01-Marcia Crews/Parent; :43
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SUPER=01-Shari Dudley/Parent; 1:13
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(( This is not the first time parents have taken issue with an action by the Pittsylvania County School Board.
Board Members were criticized earlier this year for closing Whitmell Elementary.
Board President Robert Neals didn't back down then and he's standing firm on this latest debate.
He says the board decided to limit the number of student transfers because some parents were abusing the policy.
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((ROBERT NEALS/SCHOOL BOARD PRESIDENT: WE HAVE A SCHOOL DISTRICT SO THAT EVERY SCHOOL WILL, WE HOPE, HAVE AN ADEQUATE EDUCATION. THAT IS PROVIDED, THEY'LL BE ADEQUATE NUMBERS THERE AND ADEQUATE TEACHING STAFF, THERE. ))
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Marcia Crews is upset by the change.
Crews lives in the Chatham area but her baby sitter is in Gretna, so that's where her daughter attends school.
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IN Q=It's like

((MARCIA CREWS/PARENT: IT'S LIKE, YOU KNOW, I HAVE TO PICK UP AND MOVE AND IT WOULD JUST BE-- ALL BE REAL SIMPLE IF THEY WOULD LISTEN AND I JUST DON'T THINK THEY'VE BEEN LISTENING TO US. ))
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take su
A possible solution is drawing mixed reviews.
County schools Superintendent Jerry Webb wants to provide before and after school "day-care" at four area elementary schools. end su
Southside, Gretna, Union Hall and Mount Airy elementary are on the list.
But Shari Dudley, who was denied a zone transfer, says the program won't work for everyone.
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IN Q=The hours.

((SHARI DUDLEY/PARENT:THE HOURS WOULD BE FROM SIX AM TO SIX PM, MANY OF US DON'T GET OFF WORK UNTIL FIVE OR FIVE THIRTY. IT'S GOING TO A LITTLE HARD TO GET THIS FAR INTO MOUNT AIRY TO PICK OUR CHILDREN UP BY THE SIX O'CLOCK DEADLINE. ))
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Robert Neals says little can be done to change the board's decision regarding transfers.
A public hearing, however, has been scheduled by the County Board of Supervisors to determine if school based child care will become an option. Teresa Hamilton, News 7.))

Hemingway


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Margaux Hemingway was found dead in her Santa Monica apartment yesterday.
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VO-NAT


The 41-year old model and actress was the granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway. He committed suicide 35 years ago this weekend.
In Margaux's case police say there was no sign of foul play, no illegal drugs and no suicide note.
She did have epilepsy, and her agent says it's possible Hemingway didn't take her medication and suffered a fatal seizure.
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Shuttle


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=Keith
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Lockheed-Martin has won the competition to build the successor to the space shuttle.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pasadena, CA


Vice President Al Gore made the announcement today.
He said Lockheed-Martin is NASA's choice to build the first new spacecraft in almost a quarter-century. It's designed to put more people in space for less money.
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SOT 20:33:05
IN Q=The basic

((THE BASIC APPROACH IS TO REDUCE THE NECESSARY MANPOWER, THE NECESSARY ACTIVITIES TO GET A BIRD READY TO GO LAUNCH INTO SPACE. SO ITS TREATED MORE LIKE AN AIRPLANE IS TREATED.))
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VO-NAT


The lockheed ship would bound into orbit on one engine, without dropping rockets on the way.
It would land without wings- -using its odd shape for lift.
The goal is to be able to launch every three days with a staff of 50.
The current shuttle takes three months to prepare and a staff of 15-thousand.
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Tease#2

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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=none


Coming up on the newscast, a Roanoke english teacher gets recognized for her bad writing,
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VO-NAT


and the wallets of English beer drinkers could be ailing as Herrod's department store introduces the World's Most Expensive beer.
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Jones


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-65
GRAPHIC=NONE


Virginia's Cooperative Extension service has a new director, but he's no stranger to the agency.
Clark Jones has been interim director for the last year, during which time he's helped implement a comprehensive restructuring plan.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


Now Jones says he's eager to steer the agency through leaner, but more efficient times.
He says improving computer technology in field offices will help that cause.
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((CLARK JONES/VA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION DIR.: NOT ONLY HAVE WE SPENT MONEY THERE, BUT WE'RE TRAINING OUR PEOPLE TO USE THAT TECHNOLOGY, THINKING THAT WHILE TECHNOLOGY WON'T REPLACE STAFF, IT WILL CERTAINLY ENABLE US TO MINIMIZE THE IMPACT OF TIME AND DISTANCE. ))
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Jones will also serve as associate dean of Virginia Tech's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Franklin-Still


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=spr
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=None


Two separate still busts in Franklin County netted nearly 110 gallons of illegal liquor.
The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control says 44- year- old Jimmy Woods and 59- year old Betty Lucille Mcpherson were arrested at a distillery in Ferrum.
A few hours later, A- B- C agents found more moonshine at a Fork Mountain still.
25- year- old John Allen Carter and 30- year- old Ricky Wayne Radford were discovered at the Fork Mountain site and arrested.
All four suspected "moonshiners" have been charged with manufacturing alcoholic beverages without a license.

Beer


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


There were a thousand bottles of beer on the wall at a London department store today.
But if you want to take one down and pass it around, it's going to cost you.
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VO-NAT CBS FEED 15:23:00
SUPER=03-London;


This beer sells for up to 8-thousand dollars a bottle.
The producers say it is made from ancient recipes uncovered in an Egyptian pyramid.
The recipe was developed by archaeologists who uncovered brewing rooms in one of Queen Nefertiti's temple.
The scientists found enough raw materials to make the thousand bottle batch.
The first bottle of "Tutankhamen Ale" sales for eight thousand dollars, but each of the remaining 999 are at the bargain price of only 80 dollars a piece.
A representative for Herrod's department store says it is well worth it.
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IN Q=if you're a collector

((IF YOU'RE A COLLECTOR VERY MUCH SO. THERE'S ONLY A THOUSAND. IT'S UNIQUE. IT WILL NEVER BE THERE AGAIN. SO IF YOU WANT TO COLLECT SOMETHING THAT IS UNIQUE, IT'S WORTH IT.))
SUPER=01-Richard Jones/Harrod's Food Manager;
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VO-NAT


One man who tasted the beer said it made him feel like a Pharaoh.
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Braves and Expos butt heads tonight on and off the field, we'll serve up some highlights and all-star tidbits for you.
Plus, Radford has a new athletic director, and the Roanoke Rush has a 38 year old receiver.
All that plus the latest in the Michael irvin case.
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VO-NAT eng#


Also, highlights from Wimbledon as Pete Sampras tries not to become the latest seeded player to slip up an lose.
But first your ballpark figures.
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TAKE A BREAK

S-Braves


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-6
GRAPHIC=BRAVES/EXPOS


The top teams in the National East hooked up last night with standings and an all-star omission on their minds.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Montreal, Canada; :00


First to the game, where the Expos roughed up Greg Maddux. Moises Alou the former Salem Buccaneer singles in Mark Grudzielanek to make it 1-to-nothing after one.
The Expos the eventual game winner in SUPER=35-Montreal/==5/Atlanta/==1;

the second as Mike Lansing singles in Shane Andrews. The Expos win 5-to-1 to cut the Braves lead to 3 games.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=hold logo


Maddux lost for the sixth time this year was still picked for next week's all-star game. In fact NL manager Bobby Cox picked four of his own hurlers with Smoltz, Glavine and Wohlers joining Maddux.
Cox also left Expos outfielder Henry Rodriguez off the team despite the fact he has 25 homers 69 rbis, 293 average.

S-Irvin


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-7
GRAPHIC=COWBOYS


Cowboys star Michael Irvin reiterated his not guilty plea yesterday in court as opening statement's were made in his drug trial.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Dallas, TX; :00

Irvin faces two charges of drug possession from a March 4th incident in an Irving, texas hotel room. He faces 2 to 20 years in prison and a $10 thousand dollar fine if convicted.
Today Prosecutors showed that police found drugs all over the hotel room that night, including bags of marijuana and cocaine under a love seat and rock cocaine on an end table.
The defense said the fact that Irvin showed police where the drugs were located indicates his innocence.
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S-Radford


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-14
GRAPHIC=Radford University


Radford University officially introduced an old friend as the school's new athletic director today.
SS=Greig Denny


And Steve Mason says Greig Denny hopes to take the Highlanders to a new level in the next century.
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SUPER=01-Greig Denny/New Radford A.D.; :09
SUPER=01-Dr. Douglas Covington/Radford President; :38
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SUPER=01-Ron Bradley/Radford Men's Basketball Coach; :56
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S-Tennis


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-10
GRAPHIC=Wimbledon


The upsets continued yesterday at Wimbledon, although the top mens and womens seeds were able to advance.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Wimbledon, England/HBO & NBC; :00


Top seeded Steffi Graf has reached the semifinals. Graf made quick work of 6th seeded Jana Novotna 6-3 and 6-2.
American Meredith McGrath upset 9th seeded Mary Joe Fernandez 6-3, 6-1.
On the men's side, number one seed Pete Sampras also advanced in straight sets. Pistol Pete topped Cedric Pioline 6-4, 6-4, and 6-2.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=HOLD WIMBLEDON


In one other upset, Richard Krajicek sent 10th seeded Michael Stich packing in 3 sets.

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=NONE
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=none


Still coming up tonight, we'll meet a member of the Roanoke Rush who is still catching passes at the age of 38,
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VO-NAT eng#


Plus two heavy hitters - Jordan and Daly team up on a new commercial.
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S-Rush


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-13
GRAPHIC=ROANOKE RUSH


The Roanoke Rush players are ready to get into pads and begin chopping the team's roster down to the 45 player limit.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00

65 players are still battling for a spot on the team, but one guy who appears to have a spot nailed down is Tim Leavelle. He's the tall wide receiver, who at the age of 38 is old enough to have a son playing for the team.
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((DUKE STRAGER/ROANOKE RUSH HEAD COACH:)) ((TIM LEAVELLE/ROANOKE RUSH RECEIVER:))
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SUPER=01-Tim Leavelle/Roanoke Rush Receiver; :14
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OUT Q=...a few years."
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VO-NAT con't
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Leavelle played high school football at Franklin County, after graduating in 76 he played three years with the Lynchburg Jaguars and five more with the minor league team in DCTERMS.
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S-France


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ksh
TAPE#S6-9
GRAPHIC=tOUR dUPONT


Tour DuPont champ Lance Armstrong continues to struggle at the Tour DeFrance as he is now one minute and five seconds Behind the leaders in 54th place.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-France; :00

German rider Erik Zabel edged out a pack of sprinters to win yesterday's stage three.
Monday's winner Mario Cipollini of Italy was second, while teammate Frederic Moncassin of France captured the overall lead with a third place finish.
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S-Golf


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=VSGA AMATEUR


Rain has forced qualifying at the Virginia State amateur in Hot Springs to be continued until tomorrow.
Right now three area golfers are finished and in good shape after 36 holes. Danville's Jimmy Flippen has a 138 total, while Lexington David Brogan is at 145, and Fieldale's Keith Decker at 146.
They are of course playing the Cascades and the top 32 will advance to match play.

S-Jordan


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-8
GRAPHIC=jordan

Michael JOrdan has been playing some golf since winning his fourth championship.
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VO-NAT eng#


And yesterday he was back on the course, not swinging but acting!
Jordan and fellow Wilson Sporting goods spokesman John Daly were busy filming a new commercial for Wilson in which Daly serves as Jordan's caddy.
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VO-NAT con't


The commercial will debut during the British open later this month.
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Bad-Writing


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#96-37
GRAPHIC=none


Most english teachers are known for their great writing skills-- but one Roanoke teacher being recognized as a horrible writer.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Becky Mushko is the winner of an award honoring deliberately bad writing--presented by San Jose State University.
She won in the Western category.
Mushko has been an English teacher for more than 25 years--here's a sample of her "bad" writing.
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IN Q=Tex- who now lay

((BECKY MUSHKO/WRITER: TEX -- WHO NOW LAY IN A DISHEVELED HEAP IN THE SAGEBRUSH-- PUSHED BACK HIS SWEAT-STAINED STETSON FROM ONE DEEP-SET EYE, SPAT A WAD OF TOBACCO JUICE AT THE NEAREST CACTUS, AND REFLECTED MOMENTARILY THAT THE MEN APPROACHING HIM WITH ROPES PROBABLY WEREN'T JUST OUT FOR A SKIP... ))
SUPER=01-Becky Mushko/Writer;
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VO-NAT


Now that's bad!
She offers this advice for those aspiring to become horrible writers.
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IN Q=Dedication, perseverance, good

((DEDICATION, PERSEVERANCE, GOOD VOCABULARY. READING OTHER BAD WRITING CERTAINLY DOESN'T HURT.))
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She says she is also inspired after grading her students' papers.
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first novel. We should also add-- Mushko is really an accomplished writer working on her