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SUPER=#4065
SUPER=70-Scott Prince;
SUPER=70-Robin Reed;
SUPER=70-Mike Stevens;
ANCHOR=SCOTT
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SOT
IN Q=

(( TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...
CARILION HEALTH SYSTEM RESPONDS TO COMPLAINTS THE INTENSIVE CARE NURSERY IS UNDERSTAFFED.
A TEENAGER WILL SPEND 17 YEARS BEHIND BARS FOR A CAR CRASH THAT KILLED A COVINGTON MAN. ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=a covington man.



top-story


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's THURSDAY, April 10th, our Top Story
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 27:24
IN Q=he is

(( ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=sometimes facists
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Virginia's leading black civil rights groups are calling on the Governor to resign because of a proclamation expressing pride in Confederate history.
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P-NAACP-SCLC


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-10
SS=n7pt


Good Evening, you're watching News-7 Primetime on WEFC. I'm Scott Prince filling in for Connie Stevens.
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SUPER=03-Richmond;


The SCLC and N-double-ACP are condemning the Governor's proclamation of April as the month to show pride in Confederate history, with NO mention of slavery.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 01:21:52
IN Q=It is my

((LINDA BYRD-HARDEN/VA. NAACP: IT IS MY POSITION THAT THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA SHOULD VACATE THE OFFICE NOW. BECAUSE HE HAS SHOWN THROUGHOUT THE HISTORY OF HIS TENURE THAT HE CANNOT OBJECTIVELY REPRESENT THE ISSUES OF ALL PEOPLE OF THE COMMONWEALTH IN A FAIR AN IMPARTIAL MANNER. AND I THINK THAT THIS IS JUST ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF THAT CONTINUED FASCIST BEHAVIOR THAT THE GOVERNOR HAS EXEMPLIFIED.))
SOT 01:56:51

((KEN STROUPE: THE LEADERSHIP OF THE NAACP HAS NEVER SUPPORTED ANYTHING THAT THIS ADMINISTRATION HAS DONE...REGARDLESS OF WHAT GOOD POLICY IT MAY HAVE BEEN.))
SUPER=01-Linda Byrd-Harden/Va. NAACP; :00
SUPER=01-Ken Stroupe/Governor's Spokesman; :26
RUNS=:38
OUT Q=have been.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The N-double-ACP says it's gotten 25 to 35 hate calls since NEWS 7 first made its comments public yesterday.
The group's asking the FBI to investigate.
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P-Neonatal-Unit


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=eea
TAPE#597-19
SS=community hospital


Carilion is defending itself against accusations by some nurses that it is understaffing the neonatal intensive care unit at Roanoke Community Hospital.
One nurse told NEWS-7 they're forced to work long overtime hours, and are violating the state-mandated one nurse per two-point-five babies ratio.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;


Nurses say as their workload increases, so does the safety concern.
State Health Officials wouldn't confirm or deny an investigation is underway, but say they've been receiving complaints from nurses for the past six months.
Carilion says it is not aware of any investigation....but says the hospital has seen a sharp rise in the number of babies in the unit, but say there's an increased staff to compensate.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 5:55:26
IN Q=because there are

((BETH MYER/CARILION SPOKESPERSON: BECAUSE THERE ARE A LOT OF BABIES IN THERE RIGHT NOW, NURSES ARE WORKING HARD, AND THE 36 HOUR NURSES ARE WORKING 40 HOURS, PART TIMERS HAVE MORE HOURS, BUT THE PEOPLE WORKING ARE WILLING AND THEY'RE TAKING REALLY GOOD CARE OF THE BABIES ))
RUNS=:17
out= care of the babies.
ANCHOR=scott
SS=HOLD


Not all the nurses are making these claims... one part-time nurse says while she's been working more hours, the workload is NOT not unreasonable.
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P-Timmy-Stocks


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#597-15
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


In Botetourt County this afternoon, tears poured down the face of 19- year- old Timmy Stocks as a judge sentenced him to 17 years in prison.
SUPER=04-September 30, 1996;


In September, the teen led police on a high speed chase.
It ended when Stocks crossed the center line of Route 220 and slammed into a car killing the driver-- Timothy Mays of Covington.
In January, Stocks pleaded guilty to second degree murder.
Today he made one last plea for forgiveness.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:36
IN Q=It's hard

((TIMMY STOCKS: IT'S HARD FOR ME. IT'S HARD FOR MY FAMILY. BUT I JUST WANT TO APOLOGIZE. I'M TRULY SORRY FOR WHAT HAPPENED. ))
SUPER=07-Timmy Stocks;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=what happened
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Stocks was facing a maximum of 20 years in prison.
Judge George Honts said the teen had total disregard for the law.
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p-ennis-cosby


ANCHOR=SCOTT
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=AMO
TAPE#NET-D

WIPE WIPE WIPE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Los Angeles/January;


A potential problem for Los Angeles prosecutors in the Ennis Cosby murder case.
The Police chief says the man accused of shooting Cosby to death reportedly was not chosen in a police lineup by the star witness...the mysterious woman in the fur coat, who found Ennis Cosby's body in Southern California in January.
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P-Gibriel


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-15

wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


In Roanoke, Robert Khatib (Ka-teeb) posted a 100-thousand dollar bond for a fellow middle-eastern businessman HE believes is innocent.
(Ree-odd) Riyadh Gibriel was co-owner and manager of Mixer's Restaurant and Lounge in Salem.
SUPER=03-Salem/April 1994


The Saudi Arabian native is charged with hiring members of the Abed family to set fire to the place to collect insurance money.
Khatib had already put up his Brown Derby restaurant to bail out Gibriel's partner, Ahmad Thiab.
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P-Day-Murder


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#97-18

wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-December 27, 1996


Roanoke Police say a double shooting last winter was indeed a murder suicide.
Two men were found shot to death inside a Day Avenue apartment last December.
Gunshot residue tests determined that 54-year-old Spencer Dickason killed 44-year-old Odell Hairston, and then shot himself.
Investigators offered no information on a possible motive.
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P-Food-Stamps


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#597-20
GRAPHIC=welfare


Thanks to welfare reform, hundreds of Roanokers have been
SS=food stamps

stamped out when it comes to food stamps.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The new regulations are designed to make the system run smoother... but don't tell that to Tim and Sabrina Sigmon.
They say the government is threatening to eliminate their food stamps because they both work.
(/////SOT/////)

first bite from pkg ((SABRINA SIGMON/FOOD STAMP RECIPIENT: THEY DON'T LOOK AT WHAT'S GOING OUT IN BILLS. THEY JUST LOOK AT WHAT'S COMING INTO THE HOUSEHOLD. AND I TOLD HER-- I SAID, THERE'S MORE GOING OUT THAN COMING IN. ))
SUPER=07-Sabrina Sigmon; :
RUNS=:11
out=than coming in.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Officials from the Roanoke Social Services Department believe situations like these are still too common now and will continue to mount.
(/////SOT/////)

second bite from package
IN Q=

((CORRINNE GOTT/ROANOKE SOCIAL SERVICES DEPT.: IT'LL REDUCE THE COST OF THE FOOD STAMP PROGRAM. BUT WILL IT REDUCE THE PROBLEMS? I WILL SAY NO, IT WILL INCREASE THE PROBLEMS.))
SUPER=01-Corrinne Gott/Roanoke Social Services Dept.;
RUNS=:09
out=the problems
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Gott believes homelessness and urban crime will rise as a result of these new food stamp regulations.
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tease#1

music under
ANCHOR=SCOTT
SUPER=x5040; Primetime Tease Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
SUPER=x5041; Primetime Tease Stop


Chrysler could feel the pinch on the production line in a few hours if workers at the engine plant continue walking the picket line...
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VO-NAT


How's the facelift coming along in Pearisburg at the Andrew Johnston House? An update on the renovations when NEWS-7 Primetime returns.
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WEFC!!! go to break

P-Gilmore


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-09
GRAPHIC=gilmore


Republican Jim Gilmore is officially a candidate.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The attorney general personally filed over 24- thousand names on petitions today with the state board of elections.
That's to get his name on the ballot as the only candidate for governor in a June 10th Republican primary.
Gilmore says he will actually kick off his campaign at the end of this month and resign from his current office June 11th.
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P-Chrysler


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-b
GRAPHIC=strike


Chrysler engine manufacturers are striking in Detroit-
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Detroit;


Union members are mad the company is contracting work outside the plant.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:03:24
IN Q=

((WE'RE STRIKING OUT HERE FOR OUR JOBS. BASICALLY WE'VE HEARD THEY'RE TAKING A LOT OF JOBS OUT OF THIS PLANT AND OUTSOURCING AND WE WANT THE OUTSOURCING TO STOP.)) 10:03:41 ((YEA, I THINK WE SHOCKED EM. THEY NEED 600 THOUSAND ENGINES A YEAR FROM US. YOU'RE NOT GONNA GET THAT WITH US ON THIS SIDEWALK OUT HERE.))
SUPER=01-Myra LaRouche/Chrysler Worker; :00
SUPER=01-Al Koles/Chrysler Worker; :10
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=SIDEWALK OUT HERE.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Warren, MI;


The strike IS affecting other plants- workers in Warren, Michigan were sent home early.
Production of pickup trucks and Jeep Grand Cherokees could halt tomorrow-- because assembly plants will run out of engines.
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P-Furniture-Market


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-19
GRAPHIC=NONE


Just a few miles south of here, it's a make- or- break time for some of our region's largest employers.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-High Point, NC;


The spring version of the semi-annual international furniture show opened today in High Point, North Carolina.
About 70-thousand people were expected to attend the trade show, which will feature more than 25- hundred exhibitors.
Sales from this show set the stage for the year for furniture makers.
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P-Boty-Schools


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#597-14
GRAPHIC=education


A black civic group in Botetourt County has lost its fight to rename a school.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


William Clark is the middle school in question.
It earned its name by way of a contest last year.
Members of the Countywide League balked at that selection-- saying explorer William Clark had only loose ties to the Fincastle area.
They were hoping to change it to "Central Academy"-- the school's name in the sixties when it was Botetourt County's only black learning institution.
But members of the school board rejected the idea during its regular meeting this evening.
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(GO TO BREAK-- SHUT UP!)


P-Johnston-House


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=tal
TAPE#97-17
GRAPHIC=None


Visitors to Pearisburg's historic Andrew Johnston house were locked out today.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pearisburg;


The home-- built in 1829-- closed today for renovations.
Most of the exterior work is finished.
Now the historical society is ready to get to work inside, in the hope of reopening this summer.
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SOT 7:42:56
IN Q=

((JEAN DAVIS/GILES CO. HISTORICAL SOCIETY: WE OF COURSE DON'T KNOW WHAT CONDITION THE WALLS ARE IN BUT WE HAVE SOMEONE ADVISING US ON SOME OF THAT WORK. IT'S ONE OF THOSE THINGS THAT UNTIL YOU GET INTO IT YOU DON'T KNOW THE EXTENT OF IT. ))
SUPER=01-Jean Davis/Giles Co. Historical Soc.;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=extent of it.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The society is also planning to hire a consultant to help set up the new museum still under construction next door.
And it will soon begin collecting artifacts.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 7:42:56
IN Q=

((ALEX WITTEN/MUSEUM COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN: THEY'LL BE ABLE TO LEND THEIR ITEMS OR POSSIBLY DONATE THEM. IT JUST DEPENDS ON WHAT THEIR DESIRES ARE. ))
SUPER=01-Alex Witten/Museum Committee Chairman;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=their desires are.
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VO-NAT


Meanwhile, organizers are continuing their fundraising efforts, costs have exceeded their initial estimates.
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P-Frost-Damage


ANCHOR=Scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=abr
TAPE#597-16
GRAPHIC=Deep Freeze


As fruit growers in Western Virginia survey the crop damage from last night's spring freeze, they brace for yet another bout with the cold.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


The apple blossoms of some early varieties have turned brown, but that doesn't mean the crop is a total loss.
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SOT 97-14 39:59
IN Q=I've cut fruit

((I'VE CUT FRUIT ON TREES THAT HAVE SCORCHED BLOOMS, AND THEY STILL HAVE SOME LIVE APPLES, SO I THINK IT DOESN'T APPEAR TO BE AS BAD AS IT LOOKS. ))
SUPER=01-Ben Ikenberry/Ikenberry's Orchard;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=as it looks
(----------------)
VO-NAT


No one will know for sure how much damage was done for a few more days, but today in Botetourt County it appeared much of the fruit survived.
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The news was less encouraging on Bent Mountain where temperatures in the low 20s claimed a significant share of the fruit.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 597-18 04:12
IN Q=We have to go

((GLENN REED/REED ORCHARD WE HAVE TO GO THROUGH THIS EVERY SPRING AND ESPECIALLY WHEN WE HAVE THE WARM WEATHER EARLY. THAT GIVES US A LONGER PERIOD OF TIME TO HAVE TO SWEAT IT OUT.))
SUPER=01-Glenn Reed/Reed Orchard;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q= to sweat it out
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Last Night;


Orchard owners will be sweating it out tonight as temperatures fall below freezing, and for the next couple of weeks until the threat of frost is over for the season.
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toss-wx
ANCHOR=scott


SO Robin, will fruit farmers have much to worry about overnight and tomorrow? Forecasts
SUPER=X5000;
SUPER=330-Clear & Cold/Frost Likely/26-28/Partly Sunny/Wind S-10/64-66;
SUPER=331-Clear & Cold/Frost Likely/26-28/Partly Sunny/Wind S-10/66-68;
SUPER=332-Partly Cloudy/Frost Likely/26-28/Mostly Sunny/Wind S-15/60-64;
SUPER=333-Partly Cloudy/Heavy Frost/24-26/Partly Sunny/Wind S-10/60-62;
SUPER=334-Increasing Clouds/And Cold/18-24/Turning Partly/Sunny/60-64;
SUPER=X5001;


P-Salmonella


ANCHOR=Scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#597-13
GRAPHIC=salmonella


Topping tonight's Health Check report...a potentially deadly strain of salmonella bacteria has now reached the U-S.
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VO-NAT

germ shot 20:19:33
It's called Salmonella DT-104. Federal Health Officials say this strain is resistant to antibiotics. map 20:20:26
Doctors say the salmonella caused an outbreak among 19 children in Nebraska last October. map other states20:20:36 It's been detected in ten other states including West Virginia, Maryland and Tennessee.
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SOT 20:19:44
IN Q=

((DR. JEREMY SOBEL/CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL: WE'RE CONCERNED ABOUT THE POSSIBILITY THAT THIS SUBTYPE OF SALMONELLA COULD INCREASE RAPIDLY AND CAUSE A LOT OF HUMAN ILLNESS.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Jeremy Sobel/Centers For Disease Control;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=of human illness."
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VO-NAT

meat 20:20:41
Unlike other forms of salmonella that are typically associated with chicken or eggs, graphic 20:20:49 DT-104 is also found in beef and pork and can be transmitted through farm animals and cats.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Scott
SS=HOLD


Scientists are urging people to take precautions- by washing vegetables, making sure counter tops are clean and cooking meats thoroughly.

P-Parkinson's


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-07
GRAPHIC=Parkinson's Disease


Some researchers think they've found a compound-- known only as GPI-1046-- that could cure Parkinson's Disease.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03- Baltimore; :


The findings will be presented to the American Chemical Society next week.
GPI-1046 is said to re-grow damaged nerve connections, and restore function in animals with the disease.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:15:32
IN Q=This offers

((GREG HAMILTON/GUILFORD PHARMACEUTICALS: THIS OFFERS REALLY FOR THE FIRST TIME THE HOPE THAT PEOPLE WHO HAVE COME TO DEVELOP THE SYMPTOMS OF THINGS SUCH AS PARKINSON'S DISEASE MAY ACTUALLY BE ABLE TO RESTORE MORE OR LESS NORMAL FUNCTIONS. )) ((PETER MORABITO/PARKINSON'S PATIENT: YOU LOSE SOME OF YOUR SPIRIT WHEN YOU GET PARKINSON'S DISEASE. BECAUSE YOUR FATE IS UNKNOWN. ))
SUPER=01-Greg Hamilton/Guilford Pharmaceuticals; :00
SUPER=01-Peter Morabito/Parkinson's Patient; :11
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=your fate is unknown.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Parkinson's Disease gradually destroys a part of the brain responsible for movement.
(-----------------)
ANCHOR=Scott
SS=HOLD


About one and a half million Americans are now suffering from the illness.

cool-video


ANCHOR=SCOTT
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#cool
SUPER=x5042; Video of the Day Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
GRAPHIC=News-7 primetime


The Radio City Rockettes got their kicks this afternoon... in Williamsburg-- and that's where tonight's video pick comes from.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Williamsburg;


About a dozen of the high steppers were the first to ride the new "Alpengeist" Roller Coaster at Busch Gardens.
Despite going 70 miles an hour, and facing vertical loops, the Rockettes still managed to pull off some synchronized kicks.
The Alpengeist is named after a legendary mountain ghost from the French and German Alps.
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SUPER=x5043; Video of the Day Stop


mst-toss
ANCHOR=scott


Mike, I don't know if you find that ride big news, but the Avalanche could make some headlines if it snapped that losing streak.

SP-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-26
GRAPHIC=primetime big


Tonight on Primetime sports the Avalanche not only gets its first win of the year, but a shutout and a no hitter.
Al Clark talks about taking over the Hokies, and Terry Holland was in Lynchburg tonight.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Upperville;


But first, hundreds of mourners paid tribute to Redskins owner Jack Kent Cooke today during a private ceremony in Northern Virginia.
Cooke died on Sunday afternoon and today Governor Allen and former Governor Wilder and Joe Gibbs were among those in attendance.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="Everybody...

((JOE GIBBS/FORMER REDSKINS HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Joe Gibbs/Former Redskins Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=YOU THAT."
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SUPER=#556
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SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0091-j/Texas/2//Milwaukee/0////Baltimore///Kansas City///Postponed Sbnow

& Cold/;
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Cold//Cincinnati///Colorado///Postponed Snow & Cold/;
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SUPER=x5009;
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SUPER=x5031;
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OC - LAST SCORE
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TAKE A BREAK

Sp-Avalanche


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-27
GRAPHIC=AVALANCHE


The Salem Avalanche got its first win of the season tonight, and the players did it as dramatic a fashion as you can imagine.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salem/Blue Rocks vs. Avalanche; :00


Mugsy the mascot was doing his best to stir up the fans at Salem Memorial.
Salem defense would also stir things up in the top of the 7th, as Link Jarrett robs Matt Treanor of a base hit by snaring this line drive.
The in the bottom of the seventh with two outs, Kyle Howser would plate the winning run with this shot to center.
Jarrett scores from second and Salem wins it first of the year 1-to-nothing.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="Obviously...

((BILL MCGUIRE/SALEM MANAGER:))
SUPER=01-Bill McGuire/Salem Manager; :00
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=...WAS PERFECT."
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=hold avalanche


Scott Randall and Lariel Gonzalez combined to pitch a no hitter tonight for Salem in game one of the doubleheader.
SS=hillcats


The Hillcats lost tonight to Frederick 1-to-nothing.

SP-Holland


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#VB97-1
GRAPHIC=TERRY HOLLAND


Terry Holland was the keynote speaker tonight at the Lynchburg Area Sports Hall of fame induction ceremonies in the Hill City.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00


The Virginia Gentleman is always a welcome sight in any town.
We asked the Virginia athletic director why it is that coaches salaries are skyrocketing at the same time player's attitudes are deteriorating.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="Basically, we...

((TERRY HOLLAND/UVA ATHLETIC DIRECTOR:))
SUPER=01-Terry Holland/UVa Athletic Director; :00
RUNS=:23
OUT Q=...THE ACC."
(----------------)
VO-NAT CON'T


Speaking of the ACC, Terry had this to say about the possibility of taking over as ACC commissioner in the near future.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="WELL, AS FAR...

((TERRY HOLLAND:))
RUNS=:28
OUT Q=...about it."
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SP-Clark


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#TF96-2
GRAPHIC=TECH FOOTBALL


The Virginia Tech Hokies are in their next to last week of Spring football workouts up in Blacksburg.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00


Al Clark, the Hokies heir apparent to Jim Druckenmiller at quarterback has stayed away from the media this Spring, preferring to concentrate on earning the starting job.
But now that he's done just that, Clark is opening up.
This afternoon he said he's anxious to take over the team.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="You know...

((AL CLARK/VA. TECH QUARTERBACK:))
SUPER=01-Al Clark/Va. Tech Quarterback; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=...POSITIVE THINGS."
(----------------)
VO-NAT CON'T


Clark says he's pleased with the progress he's made this spring, but admits he's not yet at the top of his game.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="Mt game...

((AL CLARK:))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=...GO ALONG."
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=hold tech


The annual Maroon and White game is set for April 19th at 2pm.

SP-Masters


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-2
GRAPHIC=MASTERS


John Huston has the first round lead at the Masters after closing with an eagle on 18 to finish at five under par 67.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Augusta, GA/USA & CBS; :00


As for the favorites - defending champion Nick Faldo made this long putt off the fringe, but he struggled with a three over 75.
Speaking of struggling - Greg Norman who has vowed to stay out of the water this year, found the west stuff today on hole number 15 dropping this five iron in the drink. The Shark shot a 77.
Tiger Woods almost blew up as well. After shooting a 40 on the front side, he blistered the back 9 with a 30 to finish at 2 under 70.
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preview-boards


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#bds
GRAPHIC=none


That's all for us-- but for more news in 30- minutes...Jean Jadhon will be have a good night. along over on WDBJ-7 with NEWS-7 at 11. Thanks for watching NEWS-7 Primetime,