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ANCHOR=Keith

Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX:
An option to sell out if you live in flood-prone parts of Garden City.
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VO-NAT


And they look good in their uniforms. They're polite and smart. That's Don Beyer's rationale for continuing to fund V-WIL. Is it good enough for the legislature?
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ANCHOR=Keith


We'll tune in tor the budget debate in Richmond in a moment. Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, some folks who were the baseball mood in Salem last night talk about inter-league play in the majors.
Steve Mason talks with Tech star Sherry Banks.
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VO-NAT eng#


And the Patriots clear out Bill Parcells' office and welcome Pete Carroll as the team's new head coach today.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


Tonight we begin a month long visit to WeatherSchool as area students check in for answers to their homework questions...and we will duck from rainshowers as well.

Garden-City


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-105
GRAPHIC=Flood Aftermath


Residents of Garden City, devastated by flooding in the summer of 1995, will soon be on the move.
Today, Roanoke City Council approved a plan to purchase more than 40 properties in the flood plain.
Joe Dashiell has more on the voluntary buy- out.
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IN Q=Residents of Garden City
SUPER=03-Roanoke/June 28, 1995; :00
SUPER=01-Bill Clark/Roanoke Public Works Director; :09
SUPER=@Joe2; :27
SUPER=01-Linda Wyatt/Roanoke City Council; :42
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OUT Q=JD News 7 Roanoke


((Heavy Rains and fast water have been frequent visitors to Garden City... but the flooding that occurred on June 28th, 1995 was especially damaging.
SOT 15:02:57
IN Q=The Garden City neighborhood

((BILL CLARK/PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR: THE GARDEN CITY NEIGHBORHOOD EXPERIENCED OVER FOUR INCHES OF RAIN IN ABOUT A ONE HOUR TIME FRAME. A STORM CLOUD JUST SAT OVER THAT VALLEY AND DUMPED. AND WATER TO A DEPTH AND VELOCITY THIS COMMUNITY HADN'T SEEN BEFORE.))
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OUT Q=hadn't seen before.


With a combination of federal, state and local money... the city is now moving to purchase and demolish more than 40 buildings located in the flood plain.
It's a voluntary program. No one will be forced to move from their homes.
City Council member Linda Wyatt says it's been a long time coming.
SOT 15:40:33
IN Q=The citizens

((LINDA WYATT/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: THE CITIZENS IN GARDEN CITY ARE TO BE COMMENDED. THEY WORKED WITH THE CITY GOVERNMENT TO MAKE GOOD POSITIVE SOLUTIONS. I DIDN'T GET ONE ANGRY OR HOSTILE WORD FROM ANYBODY. THEY JUST WANTED HELP AND THE CITY RESPONDED AND THEY RESPONDED IN KIND BY BEING PROBLEM SOLVERS INSTEAD OF PROBLEM DELIVERERS.))
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OUT Q=instead of problem deliverers.


The property must be assessed by independent appraisers, before the city will make any offers to owners.
And residents who decide to move will be able to negotiate the timing of their departure, but city officials say the first residents could be heading for higher ground within six months.
Joe Dashiell news 7 Roanoke))

Pot-bust


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-101
GRAPHIC=Drug Bust-Pot


A routine traffic stop on I-81 in Wythe County has led to drug and weapons charges against two men from Texas.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wytheville;


Yesterday a sheriff's deputy stopped a suspected drunk driver.
When the driver and his passenger gave conflicting statements, the deputy had a drug- sniffing dog search the van.
Authorities seized about 40 pounds of pot.
It was packaged in dryer sheets, plastic and moth-balls, and bound for the streets of Richmond.
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SOT 10:55:28
IN Q=

((WAYNE PIKE/WYTHE CO. SHERIFF: THIS IS JUST INDICATIVE OF WHAT'S HAPPENING ALONG THE MEXICAN BORDER WITH HUGE AMOUNTS OF ILLEGAL DRUGS, COCAINE AND MARIJUANA COMING INTO THE UNITED STATES. AND TONS OF IT PASS RIGHT THROUGH HERE. FORTUNATELY WE CATCH SOME OF IT, BUT THERE'S A LOT OF IT WE DON'T. ))
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RUNS=:18
OUT Q=of it we don't.
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VO-NAT


Pike says this is the third van- load of illegal drugs in less than a year Wythe County authorities have intercepted.
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WIPE WIPE WIPE

Clifton-Bust


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#96-107
GRAPHIC=Wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Clifton Forge;


The Alleghany Highlands drug task force was pulling suspected dealers off the streets in Clifton Forge today.
A grand jury indicted 14 people in Clifton Forge and 3 in Covington.
The charges are the result of an undercover operation that's been going on since mid-summer.
Police describe the suspects as low level street dealers... most are charged with selling crack cocaine.
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Arson


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


A 21-year old Roanoke man has been indicted for setting half a dozen fires in his own southeast neighborhood.
Douglas Ray Letchford is accused- -in one case- -with torching a shed. The rest of the buildings were houses, and at least one was occupied when the fire started. Nobody got hurt.
The rest of the houses set ablaze in November and December on Stewart and Dale Avenues Southeast were UNoccupied.
Letchford has no RECORD of setting fires. Though the motive is unclear, Prosecutor Betty Jo Anthony says Letchford told police that "a lot of people tease him."

Parent-Notice


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-110
GRAPHIC=Abortion


In just ten minutes today, Virginia's Senate passed one of its most controversial bills of the last two decades.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Only those against parental notification for minor abortions bothered to speak.
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SOT 13:32:17 EARL TAPE
IN Q=In the past

((SEN. JANET HOWELL: IN THE PAST, MR. PRESIDENT, I HAVE VOTED FOR A PARENTAL NOTIFICATION BILL. I DID IT FOR A BILL THAT I VIEWED AS COMPASSIONATE. THIS BILL MR. PRESIDENT IS PUNITIVE.))
SOT 13:38:16 EARL TAPE

((SEN. JANE WOODS: IT PAINS ME NOT TO BE ABLE TO VOTE FOR THIS BILL, BUT THIS BILL DOES NOT WORK FOR FAMILIES THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Janet Howell/(D) Reston; :00
SUPER=01-Sen. Jane Woods/(R) Fairfax; :12
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=the Commonwealth.
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VO-NAT 13:41:10 vote


But on a 26 to 14 vote, the bill passed.
If the same version passes House scrutiny, Governor Allen says he's eager to sign it into law.
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Bocook


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-1
GRAPHIC=Rodney Bocook


Rodney Bocook, the "phantom air traffic controller," will not get another chance to argue his case in court.
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VO-NAT


A federal judge says there's "no basis for him to reconsider" the eight- year sentence he gave Bocook for terrorizing pilots trying to take off and land in Roanoke.
In an interview with the 30-year old convict at the federal prison in Beckley, West Virginia, last year, Bocook said one of the prosecutors assured him he would serve no more than TWO years.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Rodney Bocook


Judge Samuel Wilson points out Bocook told the court- -under oath- -that no one had made any promises to him other than those in the written plea agreement.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at Six--questions over the future of the V-WIL program.
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VO-NAT


And a visit to an Alleghany Highlands country store is truly a trip back in time--the owner is still going strong, as she marks her 90th birthday.
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Budget


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-108
GRAPHIC=VMI/Mary Baldwin


House and Senate budget writers have worked their will in Richmond.
And the fate of Mary Baldwin's V-WIL program hangs in the balance.
Ellen Qualls takes a look.
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SUPER=@Ellen2; 1:27
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OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.


(( House budget writers would phase out the Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership in four years.
And why not, some say?
Women will be among the ranks at VMI this fall.
sot TAPE ONE 02:02:38

((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: BUT BECAUSE VMI IS GOING CO-ED DOES NOT MEAN WE'VE GOTTEN RID OF THAT NEED FOR STRONG LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG WOMEN. THE YOUNG WOMEN I KNOW AT MARY BALDWIN VWIL. IT'S GREAT WHEN THEY COME DOWN HERE. THEY LOOK GREAT IN THEIR UNIFORMS. THEY'RE POLITE, THEY'RE SMART.))
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Governor Allen's committed V-WIL ... and Senate leaders agreed, for now, in their budget.
sot TAPE ONE 02:14:08

((SEN. STANLEY WALKER/D-SENATE FINANCE CO-CHAIR: I JUST DO NOT KNOW THE TRACK RECORD ON IT RIGHT NOW. AND I THINK THAT'S WHAT WE WANTED TO LOOK AT IN THE SENATE.))
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In other budget matters, NO more money for the Governor's School in Pulaski.
sot tape one 02:11:19

((SEN. MADISON MARYE/D-SHAWSVILLE: WELL YOU KNOW I MADE A BIG SPEECH IN THE BEGINNING ON THE GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL. I'D LIKE TO HAVE SEEN THAT. WE HAVE A LITTLE INDUSTRIAL PARK IN THE NEW RIVER VALLEY WE'RE TRYING TO GET SOME MONEY FOR. I'D LIKE TO HAVE SEEN A LITTLE MORE IN THAT SPOT.))
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But generally good news for Southside.
sot TAPE ONE 02:14:32

((SEN. CHARLES HAWKINS/R-CHATHAM: WELL THERE WERE SEVERAL THINGS THAT I WAS SOMEWHAT DISAPPOINTED IN. OF COURSE, WE WERE TRYING TO GET A NEW SOCIAL SERVICE BUILDING AT HOME, AND WE WERE NOT ABLE TO DO THAT. OTHER THAN THAT, THAT'S PROBABLY MY ONLY MAJOR DISAPPOINTMENT. BUT WE GOT A LOT OF OTHER THINGS TOO THAT WE NEEDED. THAT WE'D BEEN PUTTING OFF FOR A WHILE. WE WERE ABLE TO DO SOME THINGS IN ALL THE AREAS OF LIBRARIES, COMMUNITY COLLEGE, BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES, ARMORIES. STUFF THAT WE HAVE BEEN TRYING TO DO. SO IT WAS A PRETTY GOOD YEAR FOR US.))
runs=:23


Each chamber votes on its budget later this week... and then a team of negotiators irons out the difference.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Hopkins


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-109
GRAPHIC=None


Tom Hopkins of Roanoke knew he was in for a rough ride when the Governor appointed him acting head of the state Department of Environmental Quality last June.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


But despite threats to the contrary, a House committee dominated by Democrats confirmed Hopkins as director of the embattled agency today.
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SOT 12:40:00 tape one
IN Q=We have

((WE HAVE TAKEN FOUR AGENCIES, SLAMMED THEM TOGETHER, REGIONALIZED, DE-CENTRALIZED, EMPOWERED THE REGION, PUT OUR WATER, WASTE, AND AIR PEOPLE UNDER ONE ROOF. SO IT WOULD BE AN AMAZING CIRCUMSTANCE IF WE DIDN'T HAVE SOME SORT OF MORALE PROBLEMS.))
SUPER=01-Tom Hopkins/Acting DEQ Director;
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=morale problems.
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VO-NAT


Hopkins still faces full House approval.
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TALENT=Keith
SS=None


The real insult may have come from his fellow Republicans.
The day after the fall elections, a GOP- dominated Senate committee demanded Hopkins report back with solutions to recent criticisms.

Alleghany-Store


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#96-104
GRAPHIC=None


If you long for the good old days, you can get a true taste of the way things used to be in the community of Low Moor.
Eric Earnhart tell us all you have to do is step into Averill's store, and say hello to Granny.
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IN Q=Her customers call her
SUPER=03-Low Moor; :00
SUPER=01-Alpha Averill/"Granny"; :13
SUPER=01-Robert Brown/Low Moor Resident; :28
SUPER=01-Richard Stogdale/Selma Resident; :50
RUNS=1:27
OUT Q=E.E., News 7


(( That's what all her customers call her...
Alpha Averill was working here when her uncle opened the store in 1941.
She's the owner now... recently celebrating her 90th birthday...

SOT 12:00:51
IN Q=my husband died

((ALPHA AVERILL/"GRANNY"; MY HUSBAND DIED 22 YEARS AGO AND OF COURSE IT CAME TO ME, AND I'M STUCK WITH IT, AND I DON'T KNOW WHAT I'M GOING TO DO...))
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OUT Q=what I'm going to do



What she does is open the store every weekday morning at 5:30, working until the lunch counter closes at 2:00...

SOT 12:09:35
IN Q=Granny is an exceptional person

((ROBERT BROWN/LOW MOOR; GRANNY IS AN EXCEPTIONAL PERSON AND THIS IS A GREAT PLACE... PEOPLE COME FROM ALL OVER TO VISIT AND GET THE FOOD AND VISIT WITH HER.))
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OUT Q=visit with her



It;s easy to see why.
In the middle of the hustle and bustle, you see smiles, hear laughter and words like please, thank you... and yes m'am.
Customers like the fact that little has changed over the years.

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SOT 12:11:15
IN Q=not that much

((RICHARD STOGDALE/SELMA; NOT THAT MUCH, SHE HASN'T EITHER, SHE STILL LOOKS ABOUT THE SAME AS SHE DID BACK THEN...AND STILL GOING STRONG. ))
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OUT Q=going strong



The place is packed during lunch... the rush of customers keeps Granny on her toes... she keeps the books on paper... no computers here...
She says hard work keeps her young.

SOT 12:01:54
IN Q=that's the reason

(( AVERILL; THAT'S THE REASON I KEEP GOING, IT KEEPS ME ON MY FEET. I THINK IF I HAD QUIT WHEN MY HUSBAND DIED AND JUST SOLD THE STORE THEN, I WOULD HAVE BEEN DEAD BY NOW.))
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OUT Q=been dead by now



Folks in Low Moor hope they can enjoy Granny's cooking and company, for many years to come.
Eric Earnhart, News 7.))

Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#=None
GRAPHIC=NONE


The stock market was down today, as Federal Reserve policy makers prepare to meet.
The Dow dropped seven points.
NASDAQ was off four points.
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SUPER=x5005;


Pep-Rally


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-102
GRAPHIC=Education


Pep- rallies are a fun way for students to encourage their classmates to excel at sports-- but what about inside the classroom?
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Teachers at Taylor Middle school in Danville believe in getting students excited about learning.
This morning, they hosted a pep-rally to encourage students to do their best on the upcoming "literacy passport test".
Virginia law requires students to pass the test in order to earn a standard diploma.
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SOT
IN Q=The reason

((MOISIS JAMES/GUIDANCE COUNSELOR:THE REASON WE'RE DOING THIS IS TO GIVE THEM A CHANCE TO GET EXCITED, TO GET OUT SOME OF THAT NERVOUS ENERGY AND TO GET READY TO TAKE CARE OF BUSINESS WEDNESDAY WHEN THE FIRST TEST IS GIVEN. STUDENT SPEAKS:I HAD A LOT OF FUN, IT WAS GREAT. STUDENT SPEAKS:IT WAS EXCELLENT, I GOT OUT OF CLASS, PLUS, SEE I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO PASSING THE LITERACY PASSPORT TEST THE FIRST TIME SO I DON'T HAVE TO TAKE IT NEXT YEAR. ))
SUPER=01-Moisis James/Guidance Counselor; :00
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=next year.
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VO-NAT


This is the third year the school has hosted a pep- rally.
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Camden


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=abo
TAPE#96-106
GRAPHIC=None


An athlete from Natural Bridge has taken her skiing talents all the way to Canada to compete in the Special Olympics Winter Games.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Toronto


Opening Ceremonies for the Special Olympics began last night, and marching along in the fanfare was 17-year-old Tina Camden.
The Rockbridge County native is there to ski in the womens' slalom, giant slalom and downhill events... and was the ONLY delegate from Virginia chosen for the Games.
Camden is one of two-thousand athletes from 75 countries who have traveled to Canada to compete.
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Sports Tease


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


Coming up tonight in sports, the Patriots get a new head coach, the participants in last night's Hot Stove banquet in Salem offer some thoughts on Inter-league play.
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VO-NAT eng#


And Steve Mason checks in with former William Byrd great Sherry Banks, who is winding up her career at Virginia Tech this season.
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S-Patriots


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#RS96-1
GRAPHIC=PATRIOTS LOGO


The New England Patriots wasted little time in replacing Bill Parcells.
This morning the team introduced former Jets boss Pete Carroll as the team's new head coach
Carroll most recently served as the 49ers defensive coordinator.
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IN Q="We gotta win...

((PETE CARROLL/NEW PATRIOTS HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Pete Carroll/New Patriots Head Coach; :00
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OUT Q=...with that at all."
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S-Hall


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-24
GRAPHIC=COLLEGE BASKETBALL


Another Pete Carroll,who spells his name with and "I" and not an "O" was elected to the basketball hall of fame today.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-NCAA; :00


Pete Carril, who coached 29 years at Princeton, will be inducted into the Hall in September 29th.
He's joined by former South Carolina and NBA great Alex English.
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S-Stove


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-23
GRAPHIC=hall of fame


The Salem-Roanoke Valley baseball hall of Fame officially welcomed five new members last night.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salem/Last Night; ;00


Longtime area coaches Alvin Hall and Posey Oyler were inducted along with former pitcher Shannon Hardwick, former catcher Ed Ott and the last man to win a minor league title in Salem, Steve Demeter.
Jay Johnstone was the guest speaker, and he and Ott had this to say about the inter-league play coming up this season in the Majors.
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IN Q="I DEFINITELY...

((ED OTT/PLAYED 9 YEARS IN THE MAJORS:)) ((JAY JOHNSTONE/102 CAREER HOMERS IN THE MAJORS:))
SUPER=01-Ed Ott/Played 9 Years In the Majors; ;00
SUPER=01-Jay Johnstone/102 Career Homers in the Majors; :19
RUNS=:42
OUT Q=...LET'S DO IT."
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S-Banks


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=TB97-1
GRAPHIC=Tech hoops


The Virginia Tech womens basketball team hosts Atlantic 10 rival Fordham tonight.
At 6 and 15, the Lady Hokies season has been especially challenging for guard Sherry Banks. Steve Mason has more on the former William Byrd standouts'senior campaign.
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SUPER=01-Sherry Banks/Virginia Tech Senior Guard; :09
SUPER=01-Carol Alfano/Virginia Tech Head Coach; ;
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((Cherry Banks IS NOT used to losing, especially when she is the leader. But her lady Hokies have lost 10 of their last 11. ((BANKS:)) The sidelined 7 are players either out of action, just back from injury or are playing in pain.
Amy Wetzel was averaging almost 12 points a game;. one of three injured guards that forced Banks out of her shooting guard position and into the point spot. ((:))
Former Floyd county star Lynnette Nolley sports a brace,
and freshman Kim Seaver wears a protective harness. In addition to injury there are 8 freshman and sophomores on this young team. ((CAROL:)) ((STEVE:)) In her senior year, Banks lead a Lady Terrier team to the 1992 state championship that started 3 freshman!
(CHERRY:))

Banks, who is averaging 11 points and 4 assists a game, hopes the team can rebound in the Atlantic 10 tourney at the end of the month. Steve Mason news 7 sports")) ((
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S-Murray


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-25
GRAPHIC=PGA


The PGA Pebble Beach pro-Am wrapped up last night with Mark O'Meara outdueling tiger Woods for the title.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Pebble Beach, CA; :00

But without a doubt, the fan favorite was comedian Bill Murray. Who as always handled himself with such dignity even when his putter left him just a little short.
The miss didn't faze him very long. Soon he was swiping this fan's tupperware full of cookies and handing out the homemade goodies to the gallery.
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Promo
ANCHOR=Keith
(toss to Jean)
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=afr
TAPE#Promo


In Botetourt County, a battle is brewing over the proposed removal of a 63 year old bridge over the James River.
Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom


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


Keith, residents of Eagle Rock say if the bridge that connects them to Route 2-20 is torn down, they'll only have one way in and out of town.
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VO-NAT


And that won't just be an inconvenience, it'll make the trip longer for fire trucks and ambulances.
So, the community is meeting tonight to decide how to convince the Virginia Department of Transportation to build a new bridge in place of the old one.
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Talent=Jean Full/Newsroom


We'll have the story, plus all the latest news, weather, and sports tonight on News 7 at 11. Keith? That's it for News 7 at 6, good night. Talent=Keith