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Coming up-
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Parents are out tonight fighting for cash for their kids education.
A man apparently shots his live in girlfriend and then himself in Giles County.
Plus a 14 year old is back home after running off with a man she met on the Internet.
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ANCHOR=Jean

What's going on with the cold? Robin has details.
News 7 is next.

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SUPER=03-Bedford;


Good Evening.
Problems between a boyfriend and girlfriend end in gunfire and both people dead in Giles County.
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SUPER=03-Giles Co.;


It happened early this morning-
Police say 34 year old Anthony Meadows shot and killed 32 year old Susan Jean Sartin and then shot himself.
SUPER=03-St. Louis, MO;


A 14 year old girl missing for 4 months is back home tonight.
She apparently ran off with a 22 year old Airman she met on the Internet.
SUPER=03-Bedford;


Spirit fills the streets of Bedford- The town honored its two time state basketball team- with a parade down Main Street.
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ANCHOR=Jean


Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Giles-Shooting


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tal
TAPE#97-20
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Problems between a man and his live in girlfriend erupt in gunfire-
Now both are dead in Giles County victims of an apparently murder-suicide.
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SUPER=03-Giles Co.;


It happened early this morning at the home of 34 year-old Anthony Meadows and 32 year-old Susan Jean Sartin shared in Glen Lyn.
Family members found their bodies shortly after receiving an alarming phone call from Meadows.
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((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. ))
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Lucas says according to the family, Sartin wanted to leave Meadows.
But investigators don't know if that's what prompted the shooting.
Lucas says it appears Meadows shot Sartin with a small-caliber weapon, before turning a semi-automatic rifle on himself.
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Boty-Schools


ANCHOR=jean
NEWSCAST=11
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TAPE#97-22
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Some Botetourt County residents think their elected officials may be sacrificing industrial growth for education.
And tonight, they got a chance to express their concerns.
Scott Prince has the story.
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SUPER=01-Jerry Burgess/Botetourt Co. Administrator; 56
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((Botetourt County parents made one final plea for more educational funding.
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((MICHELE KERNAN/CONCERNED PARENT: TAKE THAT BIG PIGGY BANK THAT YOU HAVE AND SHAKE IT A LITTLE BIT MORE. YOU'RE GROWN PEOPLE. YOU'RE NOT GOING TO GET SPANKED FOR DOING IT. JUST TAKE IT AND SHAKE IT AND SEE WHAT COMES OUT.))
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Parents like Michele Kernan are having a hard time understanding why her Board of Supervisors have asked the School Board to cut its budget by more than 2 million dollars.
If full funding is not granted, teacher pay raises will be sliced and no new school busses will be purchased.
Parents say it would be one thing if the county was financially strapped.
But they say that's not the case.
Parents point to money that will be pumped into Botetourt Center at Greenfield and the rebuilding of the Eagle Rock bridge.
But they're most intrigued by the 14 million dollars sitting in the county's reserve fund.
They wonder why some of that money can't be transferred over to the schools.
But county officials say the reserve fund won't be so plentiful in the coming months.
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((JERRY BURGESS/BOTETOURT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR: WE'VE BEEN VERY FISCALLY CONSERVATIVE IN BOTETOURT COUNTY IN THE PAST. THAT'S THE REASON WE'VE GOT INTO THIS SITUATION. BUT THAT AMOUNT OF RESERVE FUNDS IS GOING DOWN. ))
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So what impact will this public hearing have?
Parents will get the answer to that question April 25th... when the final school budget is voted on.
Scott Prince, News- 7, Botetourt County.))

Neonatal-Carilion


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TAPE#97-15
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The State Health department is counting heads at a Roanoke Hospital.
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That after some nurses complained about staffing at Carilion Roanoke Community.
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Their complaints focus on the neonatal intensive care ward- where there say the number of on-duty nurses falls below state guidelines.
Health Department inspectors will wrap up an on-site investigation tomorrow.
Carilion says personnel records show they are following state guidelines.
The Health Department will report it's findings in 6 to 8 weeks.
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Gingrich


ANCHOR=Jean
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House Speaker Newt Gingrich says he's doing the right thing- using personal money to pay an ethics penalty.
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((NEWT GINGRICH/R- HOUSE SPEAKER: I HAVE AGREED TO REIMBURSE THE AMERICAN TAXPAYERS THE 300 THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR LEGAL EXPENSES AND COSTS INCURRED BY THE COMMITTEE IN ITS INVESTIGATION.))
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Gingrich borrowed the money from Bob Dole- at a ten percent annual interest rate. But Democrats are now questioning whether the loan is ethical.
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Cyber-Seduction


ANCHOR=Jean
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A fourteen year old girl from Rochester, New York is back home after running off with a man she met on the Internet.
As Mike Frazer reports police caught up with the two in Illinois.
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SUPER=01-Cheryl Kean/Mother; 1:13
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((Chery Kean's nearly five month long search for her daughter is over. Marion, Illinois Police say they found the 14 year old girl and the 22-year old airman she apparently ran off with in this apartment building. the two met in a chat room on the internet.
CHARLES GARNATI/ILLINOIS STATE ATTORNEY: WE ARE TAKING THESE CHARGES VERY SERIOUSLY. NO PARENT SHOULD HAVE TO GO THRU THIS.
Under arrest for desertion is Brooker Maltais, an airman stationed at Offutt Air Force Base near Omaha. Officials say he'd been missing from his post since Christmas Eve, when he reportedly went A-W-O-L to meet the Brighton, New York, honor student. He could face other charges in connection with his relationship with the teen. GARNATI: WE ARE STILL IN THE PROCESS OF INVESTIGATING THIS SITUATION.
The girl was first reported missing in December after her mother dropped her off at a shopping mall. The two left a scattered trail stretching from New York, to Missouri, then Nebraska and finally Illinois.
CHERYL KEAN/MOTHER: I AM SO HAPPY!
MIKE FRAZER/CBS NEWS: THE REAL BREAK IN THE CASE DIDN'T COME UNTIL WEDNESDAY. THAT'S WHEN A TELEVISION TALK SHOW BROADCAST A PICTURE OF THE GIRL. AND THAT'S WHEN THE BIG TIP FINALLY CAME IN TO POLICE. MIKE FRAZER FOR CBS NEWS MARION ILLINOIS.))
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
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Still to come on News 7 at 11, a homeless woman living on the Blue Ridge parkway ends up with a temporary home behind bars,
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and we'll see how a Holocaust Survivor is setting up a museum in Richmond so others will never forget.
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Missing-Plane


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The Air Force may call off the search for that missing warplane.
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SUPER=03-Rocky Mountains, CO;

If the A-10 isn't found within five days- the search will be suspended until its warmer.
Air Force investigators says sensors picked up evidence of a flash at the time the plane vanished.
They're also talking to eyewitnesses.
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((ALL I COULD SEE WAS A GLOW A VERY BRIGHT GLOW IT LOOKED LIKE A HOUSE THAT WAS FULLY ENGULFED IN FLAMES BEHIND A RIDGE.))
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The Air Force today demonstrated the type of survival pack the pilot would have been flying with.
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((WHAT HE HAS IN HERE ARE BASICALLY ALL THE SURVIVAL DEVICES AND TOOLS HE WILL NEED.))
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The A-10 has been missing for 15 days.
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Childers


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A 58-year old homeless woman set up residence last September in a shelter on the Appalachian Trail.
Keith Humphry says Peggy (CHILL-ders) Childers LIVED there until her arrest last month.
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(( Now she's been convicted- -again--of occupying National Forest Service property... a crime punishable by SIX months in jail.
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((BY HER OWN ACCOUNT, PEGGY CHILDERS LIVED HERE FIVE OR SIX MONTHS, STRAIGHT THROUGH THE WINTER, LIVING ON PEANUTS AND WHATEVER HUNTERS, HIKERS AND LOCAL RESIDENTS WANTED TO SHARE WITH HER. ))
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While the Appalachian Trail Conference asked the Forest Service for help in getting Childers evicted from the shelter, trail club members were among those who were bringing her food, enabling her to stay.
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((AND A PERSON LIVING THERE FOR MONTHS AT A TIME CREATES QUITE A MESS. IT BECOMES A HEALTH HAZARD. AND PEOPLE CALL US BECAUSE THEY'RE CONCERNED ABOUT THE INDIVIDUAL'S WELL-BEING. IT'S COLD. ))
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The forest service contacted a long list of social service agencies for help- -but they know Childers' story all too well. There's not much more they can do.
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((THEY HAVE TRIED. BUT SHE ALWAYS LEAVES. ))
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For now, Childers has gone back to the city jail, while the Probation Office works with her attorney in search of a solution.
Keith Humphry NEWS 7.

Holocaust-Museum


ANCHOR=Jean
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A Richmond man is reliving some painful memories so the world will not forget its darkest hours.
Jay Ipson is re-creating his experiences in the Holocaust for all Virginians.
Ellen Qualls has more.
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((JAY IPSON/HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR: OUR NEIGHBORS HAD STARTED SLAUGHTERING WITH BUTCHER KNIVES THE JEWS IN THE STREET.))
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Jay Ipson's childhood memories aren't easy to hear.
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((THEY TOOK THE RABBI AND CUT HIS HEAD OFF AND PARADED IT THROUGH THE STREETS. WE WERE ALMOST RELIEVED WHEN THE GERMANS PUT US INTO A GHETTO.))
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In 1941, life became a three year hell for Lithuanian Jews.
This museum re-creates the horrible scenes.
550 Jewish scholars killed in one night in their own synagogue... also the scene of a tragedy that a child remembers.
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((CATS AND DOGS WERE BROUGHT IN AND THEY WERE ALL THE PETS OF THE CHILDREN IN THE GHETTO. THEY WERE KILLED. THEY WERE SKINNED. THEIR HIDES WERE SHIPPED TO THE RUSSIAN FRONT TO BE MADE INTO GLOVES AND EARMUFFS. AND THE CARCASSES WERE FED BACK TO THE JEWS IN THE FORM OF FOOD.))
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One of the museum's prized finds is this photo, with a young Jay clearly visible, of the family waiting in a selection line for the gas chambers.
In the Ipson family, only Jay and his parents were selected to survive.
His sister, grandparents, aunt, and uncles were sent on to what the Nazis called "the final solution."
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((THIS IS THE ROAD TO THE NINTH FORT. EXACTLY--WHEN YOU WERE TOLD TO GO TO THE LEFT, YOU WENT DOWN THE ROAD TO THE NINTH FORT. AND THERE YOU WERE EXECUTED.))
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Two chilling facts for Virginians: the number of Holocaust victims is roughly Virginia's population today.
The number of children killed in the Holocaust equals Virginia's current school enrollment.
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((JAY IPSON: THE FINAL SOLUTION ROOM IS AN OPTIONAL ROOM. WE'RE GONNA ASK THE TEACHER BEFORE WE SHOW IT TO ANY CHILDREN. THE REST OF IT: IT HAPPENED TO ME WHEN I WAS SIX YEARS OLD; IT HAPPENED TO MY SISTER WHO DIED IN THE HOLOCAUST; IT HAPPENED TO OTHER CHILDREN. WE SURVIVED. WE'VE LEARNED. WE'RE TRYING TO PREVENT IT FROM HAPPENING.))
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The surviving Ipson's escaped into hiding.
14 people spent nine months in a wood-lined underground cave sharing time near an oxygen tube.
Finally, Eisenhower and the Allies liberated the Holocaust victims.
The Virginia Holocaust Museum opens in Richmond on May first.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Terp


ANCHOR=Jean
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TAPE#97-9
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Don Terp says a highway sign and a surveyor's wheel contributed to a misplaced controversy last week.
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SUPER=03-Vinton;


Terp has apologized to Roanoke County School Superintendent Deanna Gordon for suggesting that she paid real estate taxes to the wrong county, and owed more than 30-thousand dollars.
Today, he told reporters that a highway sign marking the Bedford County line was out of place by 86 feet.
Terp said he was unable to double check the distances for lack of a surveyor's wheel.
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((DON TERP/I- SUPERVISORS CANDIDATE: I THINK WE'RE GOING TO DO DR. GORDON A REAL SERVICE BY GETTING THAT THING MOVED SO PEOPLE DON'T THINK SHE LIVES IN ROANOKE COUNTY AND SHE'S PAYING TAXES IN BEDFORD COUNTY. WE THOUGHT THE ACCUSATION WAS LEGITIMATE AND A LOT OF OTHER PEOPLE DO TO. AND THAT'S GOING TO BE RESOLVED. NO I THINK IT'S GOING TO BE BENEFICIAL TO EVERYBODY I REALLY DO.))
SUPER=01-Don Terp/(I) Supervisors Candidate;
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Terp is running for the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors.
Today, he also proposed a referendum on abolishing the county police force, and returning the responsibility for law enforcement to the sheriff's department.
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Soft Music Under
ANCHOR=Jean
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When News 7 returns, a miniature telescope is offering new hope for some legally blind people,
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and from Nashville one of country music's longest marriages is ending in divorce.
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GIll


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tbr
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Country singer Vince Gill is getting a divorce.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 1996;


The singer's wife Janis Gill filed for divorce yesterday citing irreconcilable differences.
The Gills have been married for 17 years.
Janis Gill has asked for custody of their 14 year old daughter.
Her attorneys call it an amicable separation.
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Valley-Bank


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-23
GRAPHIC=Valley Bank


There were a lot more smiles at Valley Bank's shareholders' meeting this year.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


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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((ELLIS GUTSHALL/VALLEY BANK PRESIDENT: WE REALLY HADN'T PROJECTED TO OPEN THAT BRANCH. WHEN WE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY, WE THOUGHT IT WAS A REALLY GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO OPEN THAT BRANCH IN THAT NEIGHBORHOOD. IT DID COST US A LITTLE EXTRA MONEY IN THE FIRST QUARTER. BUT WE WERE ABLE TO OVERCOME THAT AND STILL SHOW A PROFIT. SO WE FEEL REAL GOOD ABOUT IT.))
SUPER=01-Ellis Gutshall/Valley Bank President;
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Valley Bank believes it now has earnings momentum because the money it's 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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Low-Vision


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=abo
TAPE#97-14
GRAPHIC=NONE


Imagine being told you can never drive a car, read a book or watch television again-
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


For years, doctors told Lynchburg resident Mike Tucker just that.
Tucker is considered legally blind, and had little hope until he met a Roanoke optometrist.
Doctor Joe Blackstock prescribed glasses with a micro-spiral telescope.
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((DR. JOE BLACKSTOCK/OPTOMETRIST: THEY'VE GOT DISTANCE VISION THROUGH THE TELESCOPE, BUT THEY'VE ALSO GOT SIDE VISION WHEN THEY LOOK AROUND, THEY'VE GOT USE OF BOTH THEIR SIDE VISION AND THEIR CENTRAL VISION.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Joe Blackstock/Optometrist
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Because the device is able to focus, Tucker can see objects at a distance and close up.
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IN Q=Without the use

((MIKE TUCKER/EYE PATIENT: WITHOUT THE USE OF THIS DEVICE, I WOULDN'T BE ABLE TO PERFORM THE JOB FUNCTIONS THAT I DO, AND WITHOUT IT THERE'S NO WAY I COULD WORK.))
SUPER=01-Mike Tucker/Eye Patient
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Doctor Blackstock says about 30 of his patients are now using the tiny telescope.
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S-Score


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TAPE#S7-5
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SUPER=03-Mobile, AL; :00


Hank Aaron was back home in Mobile, Alabama last night dedicating a brand new stadium named in his honor on the site where he grew up playing baseball, and in his words picking blackberries.
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S-Liberty


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-26
GRAPHIC=HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS


It was a a chilly night in Bedford, but the town's folk found a way to warm up the night on the downtown streets as the town honored its two time state champion basketball team with an old fashioned parade down main street.
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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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((MARK HANKS/LIBERTY HEAD COACH:)) ((MIKE SHELTON/BEDFORD MAYOR:))
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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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((MIKE SHELTON:))
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And here is the first picture the team signed last night, we'll look back on this in 10 years and see what these guys are up to.

S-NHL


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-6
GRAPHIC=STANLEY CUP


The first round NHL stanley cup playoffs opened last night for the Eastern Division teams.
Florida blanked the Rangers, Buffalo topped Ottawa and the Flyers whipped the Pens 5-to-1.
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SUPER=03-E. Rutherford, NJ/Canadians vs. Devils; :00


And the Devils beat Montreal 5-to-2 in game one of their series.
Take a look at little history in this one.
Devils goalie Martin Brodeur flips the puck over the heads of everybody and into the empty to become the second goalie in NHL history to score in the playoffs.
The Goal came with 44 seconds left and take a look at his reaction.
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S-Shuler


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#RS96-1
GRAPHIC=REDSKINS


The Washington Redskins have finally shipped off Heath Shuler to the Saints.
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SUPER=03-Frostburg, MD/Training Camp; :00


The month long stalemate between the two clubs concerning compensation for the former number one pick ended today when the Saints agreed to give Washington a fifth round pick this year and third round choice in the 98 draft.
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S-Tiger


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
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The Greensboro jaycees, who do such a great job of hosting the PGA tour each year at Forest Oaks Country Club got some bad news today.
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As Tiger Woods confirmed that he will NOT play in next week's Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic.
He's not playing this week at Hilton Head either.

Sports Tease


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WRITER=Mike
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Still to come, the folks in Martinsville are looking forward to real Goody's
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this weekend. The racing excitement gets started tomorrow morning with Winston Cup practice. The details right after this.
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S-M'ville


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#st5-27
GRAPHIC=SPEEDWAY 50TH


The Martinsville speedway's big racing weekend gets started tomorrow morning.
And this afternoon folks from the speedway and race sponsor Goody's rolled into the Star City with a special guest.
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((The last time the Hotel Roanoke hosted a big time NASCAR driver was back in March of 1989, when Bill Elliott and his broken wrist stopped by the Pine Room to chat with railroad officials.
This afternoon Sterling Marlin was the man in the spotlight or make that the hot seat.
He began this day in Nashville at 4am and by 11, he already had been in Charlotte, Winston-Salem and Roanoke with a return trip to Winston-Salem still on the schedule. ((STEVE SHEPPARD/SPEEDWAY PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR:))
The last minute promotional push is necessary because Martinsville is about the only track on the circuit that holds a huge block of tickets until race morning. Eight thousand unreserved seats go on sale Sunday.
The track also has created more room for the drivers on Sunday.
By expanding pit road on both sides of the speedway, 42 drivers will now be able to start the Goody's 500. ((STERLING MARLIN/KODAK CHEVY DRIVER:))
If you plan to heading to the track tomorrow, Winston Cup practice runs 11 to two, with first round qualifying getting underway at three.
It only costs $10 dollars to enjoy the entire day at the track, and children get in free.
Also, don't forget on Saturday, the Modifieds return to Martinsville to help celebrate the track's 50th anniversary.
Tickets for that Goody's 200 race are $25 a piece, and seating is general admission.)) ((CLAY CAMPBELL/SPEEDWAY PRESIDENT:))
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Tech-Anniversary


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tal
TAPE#97-16
GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech


Virginia Tech isn't making any effort to hide its age.
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Quite the contrary.
The university is so proud of its 125 years it had students and faculty display the numbers on the campus drillfield this afternoon.
About two thousand people were expected to turn out to join the display, which an aerial photographer captured on film for posterity.
Tech enrolls more than 23 thousand students. (----------------)