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SUPER=#4065
SUPER=70-Connie Stevens;
SUPER=70-Robin Reed;
SUPER=70-Mike Stevens;
ANCHOR=Connie
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SOT
IN Q=TONIGHT ON NEWS-7

(( TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...
SHE WAS LIVING IN A SHELTER ALONG THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL DURING THE WINTER... NOW PEGGY CHILDERS IS BEHIND BARS...
GET RID OF THE ROANOKE COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT--THAT'S ONE CANDIDATE'S SOLUTION TO SAVE MONEY. ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=TO SAVE MONEY.





top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's THURSDAY, April 17th, our Top Story
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SOT 19:28:40
IN Q=

((WILLIE LUCAS/GILES CO. INVESTIGATOR: HE HAD CALLED TO LET THEM KNOW THAT THERE WAS PROBLEMS AND THEY WENT OVER TO CHECK ON THEM AND THEY WENT IN AND FOUND BOTH BODIES. ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=found both bodies.
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VO-NAT

Domestic violence claims two more lives in Southwest Virginia.
This time in Giles County...an apparent murder-suicide.
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P-Giles-Shooting


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=tal
TAPE#597-14
SS=NEWS-7 PRIMETIME


You're watching News-7 Primetime on WEFC.
Good Evening, I'm Connie Stevens.
SS=shooting


It happened early this morning in the Glen Lyn section of the county.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Giles Co.;


Giles County authorities were called to a home on East River Mountain Road this morning for a murder-suicide.
Family members of 34 year-old Anthony Meadows went to the home after he called them.
Investigators say Meadows told his family the problems he and his live-in girlfriend were having were going to end.
When they arrived, they found Meadows and 32 year-old Susan Jean Sartin already dead.
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SOT 19:27:53
IN Q=

((WILLIE LUCAS/GILES CO. INVESTIGATOR: WE'VE FOUND THAT THERE MAY HAVE BEEN SOME DOMESTIC PROBLEMS THERE. WE UNDERSTAND THAT SHE WAS WANTING TO LEAVE TO GO BACK TO HER FAMILY. ))
SUPER=01-Willie Lucas/Giles Co. Investigator;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=to her family.
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VO-NAT


Lucas says Meadows shot Sartin with a small-caliber weapon before turning a high-powered rifle on himself.
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P-Gingrich


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#NET-E
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SOT 20:01:45
IN Q=I have a moral

((I HAVE A MORAL OBLIGATION TO PAY THE 300,00O OUT OF PERSONAL FUNDS, THAT ANY OTHER STEP WOULD BE SEEN AS ONE MORE POLITICIAN SHIRKING HIS DUTY AND ONE MORE EXAMPLE OF FAILING TO DO THE RIGHT THING. ))
SUPER=01-Newt Gingrich/(R) Speaker of the House; :
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=the right thing.
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****CONNIE AUDIO ON CART****
House Speaker Newt Gingrich is borrowing 300-thousand dollars from Bob Dole, to pay his ethics penalty.
Republicans are hoping it will put the ethics case to rest.
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SOT 20:03:01
IN Q=Sort of

((BOB DOLE/R-FORMER SENATOR: SORT OF A RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE PARTY ELDERS, THE SENIOR PARTY LEADERS BECAUSE THIS WAS HAVING SOME IMPACT ON THE AGENDA. ))
SUPER=01-Bob Dole/(R) Former Senator; :
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=on the agenda.
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VO-NAT


The loan is launching further attack from Democrats--
Calling it a "sweetheart deal"-- some in the party say Gingrich's payment plan may spark a new ethics investigation.
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P-Boty-Schools


ANCHOR=connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#597-19
GRAPHIC=education


Some Botetourt County parents say too much emphasis is being put on industrial growth... and their children are suffering for it.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


A standing room only crowd greeted the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors for its annual budget hearings.
More than a dozen concerned parents took to the podium asking that more educational funding be included in the upcoming budget.
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SOT 7:30:49
IN Q=I am so

((MICHELE KERNAN/CONCERNED PARENT: I AM SO SICK AND TIRED.... WE'VE GOT THE BEST SCHOOLS )) ((STEVE HARRIS/CONCERNED PARENT: WE WANT BOYS AND GIRLS TO HAVE THE BEST EDUCATION... RIGHT NOW. ))
SUPER=01-Michele Kernan/Concerned Parent; :00
SUPER=01-Steve Harris/Concerned Parent; :10
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=right now
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VO-NAT


Last month, the SCHOOL BOARD was told it needed to cut its proposed budget by more than 2- million dollars.
Tonight's public hearing was the last opportunity for residents to express their concerns before the Board of Supervisors votes on the budget next week.
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P-Lincoln-Terrace


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=spr
TAPE#597-16
GRAPHIC=none


Roanoke police believe a near riot at the Lincoln Terrace Housing Complex was caused in part by a drug sweep the NIGHT BEFORE.
THAT search netted a quantity of crack cocaine, marijuana and 3 arrests.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night;


Members of the Vice Bureau returned to the area last night to search for a suspected crack cocaine dealer.
After a struggle with officers, 26-year old Cory Lee McGeorge was arrested.
During that time, a large crowd gathered.
Several shots were fired in the vicinity of police... but there were no related injuries.
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P-Childers


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#597-15
GRAPHIC=childers


A woman who spent most of the winter living in a lean-to on the Appalachian Trail was found guilty today by a federal judge.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


But the court hasn't figured out what to do with Peggy (Chill-ders) Childers.
The 58-year old homeless woman has been locked up in the city jail since the court ordered a psychiatric evaluation.
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.


She'd BEEN living in a shelter in the Jefferson National Forest- off and on- since September.
Her unstable mental state apparently scared people.
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SOT 10:37:55
IN Q=Other people felt

((WOODY LIPPS/NATIONAL FOREST SERVICE OFFICER: OTHER PEOPLE FELT LIKE SHE WAS MONOPOLIZING THE BUILDING MEANT FOR THEM FOR TEMPORARY USE. THEY DIDN'T HAVE A PLACE TO STAY. THEY WERE COUNTING ON IT AS THEY HIKED THROUGH THE AREA.AND THEN WE HAD LOCAL CITIZENS WHO WERE CONCERNED PRIMARILY FOR HER WELL-BEING. THAT THIS PERSON WAS GOING TO GET INTO SOME REAL SERIOUS MEDICAL PROBLEMS OUT THERE IN THE COLD.))
SUPER=01-Woody Lipps/National Forest Service Officer
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=in the cold.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


Though Childers has exhausted the resources of just about every social service agency, Judge Samuel Wilson asked the probation office to work with her and her lawyer to try to find some alternative to life in the National Forest.
tease#1

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


Tonight on Primetime Sports-- a celebration filled the streets of Bedford for the state champions of Liberty High School...
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VO-NAT


Plus-- they came, they saw and they PLAYED...check out this gathering of THREE-THOUSAND preschoolers, getting down to business at a Roanoke County park today...
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WEFC!!! go to break

P-Fish-Disease


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#NET-D
GRAPHIC=NONE


This one sounds like the plot of a made-for-tv movie.
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VO-NAT


Fish are dying in North Carolina's marshlands, due to an organism known as
(fis-TER-ee-yuh) pfiesteria, feeding on their blood, and leaving behind open

sores.
Now, more than a dozen fishermen and divers have found open sores on THEIR bodies, after touching brown water fouled with the dead fish.
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SOT 06:19:58
IN Q=I keep an

((I KEEP AN EYE ON IT, IT SEEMED TO BE HEALING UP REAL WELL. I WAS TOLD IF IT DIDN'T HEAL UP TO SEE A DOCTOR. ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=to see a doctor.
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VO-NAT


One of the researchers that discovered the one-celled organism says health officials seem more concerned with avoiding bad publicity than with investigating the possible danger to humans.
State officials though defend their efforts, and say there's no proof the organism attacks humans.
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p-Terp


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#597-13
GRAPHIC=Terp


Don Terp says he knows how Roanoke County can find more money for schools.
Today, he said the county should abolish the police department and return the responsibility of law enforcement to the sheriff.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Vinton;


Terp is running for the Hollins District Seat on the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors.
He says the county could save between "one and a half" to three million dollars a year.
He's proposing a referendum in November of next year.
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SOT 01:25:38
IN Q=It's interesting

((DON TERP/SUPERVISORS CANDIDATE: IT'S INTERESTING WHEN YOU TALK TO THE PEOPLE IN THE COUNTY. I HAVEN'T FOUND ANYBODY THAT SAID LET'S KEEP THE POLICE DEPARTMENT, NOT A SOUL I'VE TALKED TO AND I'VE TALKED TO PEOPLE IN ALL WALKS OF LIFE. I DON'T SAY THERE'S NO ONE OUT THERE THAT'S GOING TO SAY THAT, BUT I THINK A LARGE PERCENTAGE OF THE PEOPLE ARE IN FAVOR OF GOING BACK TO A SHERIFF'S.))
SUPER=01-Don Terp/(I) Supervisors Candidate;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=back to a sheriff's.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=JOHNSON


Bob Johnson now represents the Hollins District on the Board of Supervisors. He will announce his intentions tomorrow.

P-Saint-Clair


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-19
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Republican leaders in central Virginia know who THEY want to run for an open House of Delegates seat.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


Delegate Joyce Crouch announced last month she's stepping down.
Now she and a half-dozen other elected officials hope Lynchburg optometrist Gary St. Clair will seek the GOP nomination.
St. Clair says he's flattered by the support but has NOT made a decision.
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SOT 5:04:42
IN Q=I still have

((DR. GARY ST. CLAIR/POSSIBLE CANDIDATE: I STILL HAVE A LITTLE MORE THINKING TO DO. ALL THIS ENCOURAGEMENT MAKES IT A LITTLE HARDER TO SAY NO. BUT I NEED TO TALK MORE TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS AND SHOULD BE ABLE TO COME UP WITH A DECISION HERE VERY, VERY SOON.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Gary St. Clair/Possible Delegate Candidate; :00
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=very very soon.
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VO-NAT


Lynchburg dry cleaner Ron Buchanan is the only Republican to officially announce his candidacy for the seat.
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P-Holocaust-Museum


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-10
GRAPHIC=NONE


Richmond's youngest Holocaust survivor is 61...and wants Virginians to always remember.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


So he's making his memories concrete, for when he's NO longer around to tell Virginia schoolchildren the horrible tale.
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SOT 16:38:24 TAPE ONE
IN Q=My grandparents

((MY GRANDPARENTS WERE TAKEN OFF IN THE SAME SELECTION THAT MOTHER AND I WERE LINED UP. AND A POLICEMAN THAT RECOGNIZED US WHO WAS A FRIEND OF MY FATHER'S FORCED US ON THE GOOD SIDE. BUT MY GRANDPARENTS, MY UNCLES, AND MY AUNT WERE TAKEN AWAY. AND THEY WERE EXECUTED.))
SUPER=01-Jay Ipson/Holocaust Survivor;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=were executed.
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VO-NAT


The Virginia Holocaust Museum opens in Richmond May first, by appointment only.
It's the only one in the world to walk visitors through one family's Holocaust experience.
Museum organizers are asking Virginians with photos of Holocaust victims to loan them for display in a Hall of Remembrance.
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P-Valley-Bank


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#597-18
GRAPHIC=valleybank


Locally owned-and-operated Valley Bank is thriving, and has made it through the growing pains stage.
Tonight, shareholders attended their annual meeting.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


In the earlier part of its startup stage, it was operating at a loss.
But for the second straight quarter, the Roanoke bank is in the black.
Management is especially pleased with the past three months, when it had the added expense of a new branch after a key location in South Roanoke became available.
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SOT 17:57:22
IN Q=We're just

((ELLIS GUTSHALL/VALLEY BANK PRESIDENT: WE'RE JUST AS PLEASED AS WE CAN BE WITH THE PROGRESS OF THE BANK. AND I THINK THE SUPPORT WE'RE GETTING FROM THE COMMUNITY IS JUST OVERWHELMING AND IT'S STILL COMING.))
SUPER=01-Ellis Gutshall/Valley Bank President;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=still coming.
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VO-NAT


Valley Bank believes it now has earnings momentum because the money it's
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;

making on loans and other investments is outpacing its expenses.
It's stock is traded under the symbol V-Y-F-C.
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P-Literacy


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=tal
TAPE#97-18
GRAPHIC=Education


Reading might be more fun if it was in 3-D, had more mystery and caused more goosebumps.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dublin;


Just a few of the suggestions third- graders at Dublin Middle School shared at a literacy town hall meeting with Miss Virginia Runner-up Rachel Snider.
Their comments on the role reading plays in their lives will be combined with others from students in each state in a report to President Clinton.
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SOT 22:14:13
IN Q=

((RACHEL DEHAVEN/ASST. PULASKI CO. LIBRARIAN: THE KIDS WERE VERY EXCITED WHEN I TALKED TO THEM AND TOLD THEM THIS WAS THEIR OPPORTUNITY TO TELL PRESIDENT CLINTON HOW THEY FELT ABOUT READING. ))
SUPER=01-Rachel Dehaven/Asst. Pulaski Co. Librarian;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=felt about reading.
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VO-NAT


The program is a joint effort of the Reading Is Fun project and the Miss America Pageant.
It was inspired by President Clinton's challenge to make sure every child can read by the end of third grade.
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Forecasts
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SUPER=330-Partly Cloudy/Breezy & Cold/34-36/Partly Sunny/Wind NW-Gusty/50-53;
SUPER=331-Partly Cloudy/And Cold/36-38/Partly Sunny/And Breezy/52-56;
SUPER=332-Snow Showers/Wind NW-15/27-29/Partly Sunny/Wind NW-15/46-48;
SUPER=333-Snow Showers/Light Accumulation/30-32/Windy & Cold/Mostly

Cloudy/44-46;
SUPER=334-Periods Of/Snow Showers/22-25/Partly Sunny/Wind NW-15/44-46;
SUPER=X5001;


P-Neonatal-Carilion


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=eea
TAPE#597-17
GRAPHIC=carilion


Health Department inspectors are checking out understaffing complaints against Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The complaints focus on the hospital's neonatal intensive care unit, saying the ratio of nurses to babies falls below state guidelines.
A Carilion spokesperson confirmed that an investigation is underway.
SUPER=04-File Tape;


Health inspectors will be wrapping up an on-site investigation at the hospital tomorrow.
Carilion officials say the neonatal intensive care unit is NOT understaffed, and their personnel records will prove it.
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cool-video


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#97-16/tech anniversary
SUPER=x5042; Video of the Day Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
GRAPHIC=News-7 primetime


For tonight's Video of the Day-- we head to the Virginia Tech campus-- where, earlier, there was no doubt which birthday the school is celebrating.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Blacksburg;


Students turned out in droves to fill in a giant 125 outlined on the drillfield.
Overhead, an aerial photographer snapped a photo which will commemorate the anniversary.
About two thousand students were expected to show up for the event.
Tech now enrolls 23 thousand students from more than 100 countries.
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SUPER=x5043; Video of the Day Stop



SP-Shuler


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#RS96-1
GRAPHIC=PRIMETIME BIG


Tonight on Primetime sports, I'll give you a front row seat for Liberty High school's Victory parade in Bedford. And Steve Mason sizes up the state's NFL draft prospects.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Frostburg, MD/Training Camp; :00


But first the Skins and Saints have finally agreed on compensation for Heath Shuler. The month long stalemate ended today when the Saints agreed to give Washington a fifth round pick this year and third round choice in the 98 draft.
Now the scores.
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WIPE TO SCORES
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SUPER=0093-/Salem///Wilmington////j/Lynchburg/4//Frederick/1///;
SUPER=x5012;
SUPER=0095-j/Virginia Tech/11//Richmond/9///j/Longwood/12//Erskine/11///;
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0091-/Oakland/4/j/Toronto/5////New York/4/j/Milwaukee/5///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-j/Seattle/8//Detroit/6////Anaheim/3//Minnesota/4//Final In 10

Innings/;
SUPER=x5009
SUPER=0091-/Cleveland/4//Boston/3/9///Baltimore/1//Chicago/0/8//;
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0092-/Cincinnati/2/j/Pittsburgh/3////St. Louis/1/j/Florida/2///;
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-/Seattle/62//Denver/54/H///Golden State/51//Utah/56/H/Two Late

Games/;
SUPER=x5031
SUPER=0103-/Montreal/2//New Jersey/5/3///Ottawa/1//Buffalo/3/3//;
SUPER=x5009
SUPER=0103-/Pittsburgh/1//Philadelphia/4/3///N.Y. Rangers/0//Florida/3/3//;
RUNS=:45

oc- ...LAST SCORE."
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SP-Liberty


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-26
GRAPHIC=HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS


The temperatures may have taken a drop this evening, but spirits couldn't have been higher in downtown Bedford tonight as the town honored its two time state champion basketball team with an old fashioned parade down main street.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Bedford; :00


Ultra successful head coach Mark Hanks and his son led the way in the first convertible.
But most fans lined the streets to get a glimpse of the team, and not far behind Hanks were the players.
Raymond "Peanut" Arrington, the junior team leader shared the spotlight with his teammates and the entire community.
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SOT
IN Q=" I think...

((MARK HANKS/LIBERTY HEAD COACH:)) ((MIKE SHELTON/BEDFORD MAYOR:))
SUPER=01-Mark Hanks/Liberty Head Coach; :00
SUPER=01-Mike Shelton/Bedford Mayor; :35
RUNS=:48
OUT Q=...THIS EVENING."
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VO-NAT con't


The players also took time to sign color 8 x 10 team photos for the fans in front of the court house.
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SOT
IN Q="we're on the map...

((MIKE SHELTON:))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=...there to stay."
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SP-Jets


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=new york jets


The NFl draft is set for this Saturday in New York and today the Jets traded away the overall number one pick to the St. Louis Rams in exchange for four picks.
This should mean Orlando Pace will be the top pick.

SP-Draft


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-27
GRAPHIC=NFL Draft


The Jets-Rams trade could effect where a number of in-state college stars from both UVa and Virginia Tech are picked in this weekend's draft.
Steve Mason more on their prospects in the selection process.
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SOT
IN Q=first audio
SUPER=03-Fort Lauderdale, FL/Orange Bowl; :00
SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :28
SUPER=01-James Farrior/107 Tackles & 8 Sacks Last Season; :37
SUPER=01-Tiki Barber/UVa All-Time Leading Rusher; 1:07
SUPER=01-Brian Jennings/Va. Tech Tight End; 1:34
RUNS=1:47
OUT Q=....NEWS 7 SPORTS."
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((Virginia Tech's Jim Druckenmiller is projected as a first round pick. His size, strength in body and in arm, along with Peyton Manning's decision to stay in Knoxville, have helped.
Pro Tech Management; Druckenmiller's agent office; said Wednesday that their client could go as high as the 9th pick, owned by Arizona; or Atlanta might select him as the 11th pick.
Now that Elvis has left San Francisco for Kansas City; the 49ers could use their 26th pick on Druckenmiller.
Mel Kiper projects Virginia linebacker James Farrior going as high as 9th. His speed, strength and versatility have increased his stock. ((JAMES FARRIOR:))
Farrior's stiffest competition among linebackers; could be his own teammate; Jamie Sharper. ((JAMES:))
Virginia sources said this week that former cave Spring star Tiki Barber is projected anywhere from the late first round; to the second and into the third round. ((TIKI BARBER:))
Tiki's versatility as a tailback and return man have aided his cause. Brother Ronde has also been mentioned as a second to third round pick. But both Barbers along with Virginia Tech tight end Brian Jennings have not been able to get a grip on where they will go. ((BRIAN JENNINGS:)) Steve Mason News 7 Sports.))
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P-Children's-World


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=abo
TAPE#97-13
GRAPHIC=None


Finally-- If you've ever spent a morning with toddlers, imagine keeping up with say a dozen, at one time.
Imagine, then if you will, a gathering of THREE-THOUSAND preschoolers... they had some intense play time today at Roanoke County's Green Hill Park.
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SOT 10:20:03
IN Q=Nat sound
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=Nat sound
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Cloudy skies didn't stop the National Association for the Education of Young Children and Roanoke County Parks and Recreation from holding their second annual Children's Festival.
Kids got a chance to step behind the wheel and fly through the air.
Also keeping them busy were magic tricks and pony rides.
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SOT 10:14:59
IN Q=The children can

((TWILA BRISCOE/FESTIVAL ORGANIZER: THE CHILDREN CAN PULL FROM FOUR DIFFERENT AREAS OF PLAY TODAY, THEY HAVE BROUGHT THEIR PICNIC LUNCHES, THEY'RE GOING TO PICNIC IN THE PARK, AND THE COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY HAS PROVIDED FREE DRINKS FOR EVERYBODY.))
SUPER=01-Twila Briscoe/Festival Organizer
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=drinks for everybody.
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VO-NAT


To deal with the onslaught of kids, festival planners made sure the children stayed amused and that all lines were kept to a minimum.
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preview-boards


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


That's all for us-- but for more news in 30- minutes, join Jean Jadhon over tomorrow, goodnight. on WDBJ-7 for NEWS-7 at 11. Thanks for watching NEWS-7 Primetime, see you