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SUPER=70-Connie Stevens;
SUPER=70-Mike Stevens;
ANCHOR=Connie
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(( TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME... A FOUR WEEK WALKOUT AGAINST THE CHRYSLER CORPORATION COULD SOON BE OVER. ENDING THE LONGEST STRIKE AGAINST THE AUTOMAKER IN THREE DECADES.
A RETURN TRIP TO COURT FOR SHARON BOTTOMS-- SHE'S HOPING AN APPEAL WILL CHANGE VISITATION CONDITIONS WITH HER FIVE-YEAR-OLD SON. ))
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top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's WEDNESDAY, May Seventh, our Top Story
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(( ))
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VO-NAT


The day after two sisters from spotsylvania county are discovered murdered-- the investigation is in high gear, with local and federal efforts.
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P-Missing-Girls


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-d
GRAPHIC=news7 pt


Good Evening, this is NEWS-7 Primetime on WEFC. I'm Connie Stevens.
SS=murder inv.


F-B-I experts have compiled a profile of the person who killed the girls.
They believe it was most likely a man, fascinated with adolescent girls.
He may have stalked others before apparently abducting the girls from their home five days ago.
And they also speculate the killer is probably avidly following news coverage of the case.
Byron Pitts has this update.
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SOT 18:07:15
IN Q=In school and
SUPER=03-Spotsylvania; :00
SUPER=01-Marshall Winn/Road Crew Worker; :42
RUNS=1:18
OUT Q=better watch out.

((
In school and at the bus stop, parents and children in this small Virginia town have a new neighbor: fear. CAPT. PAT SULLINS, SHERIFF'S DEPT., WE'RE NERVOUS, SCARED...
Scared because two sisters were murdered, their bodies discovered in a river beneath an overpass 40 miles from home.
15 year old Kristin and 12-year old Katie Lisk had been missing 5 days. Police believe they were abducted from home less than an hour after they stepped off their school bus last Thursday.
A State Highway road crew found them Tuesday. MARSHALL WINN/ROAD CREW WORKER: WHEN YOU SEE IT IT JUST... I JUST HOPE THEY CATCH WHOEVER, YOU KNOW, DONE THIS TERRIBLE THING.
Investigators waded through water waist deep in search of clues, a motive murky as the river's bottom. SULLINS:
As for the girls' parents, they remain in seclusion, Grieving the death of their only children. Grief that has gripped an entire town. ((SO NOW WE HAVE TO WATCH OURSELVES. ANYTHING COULD HAPPEN AROUND HERE NOW, IF THIS GUY IS GOING TO KILL ALMOST EVERYONE. YOU JUST JUST BETTER WATCH OUT.)) ))
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


This is the second major murder investigation in Spotsylvania County in the past eight months.
Last September a 16-year-old, was abducted from home-- her body found five weeks later.
The suspect in that case is behind bars.

p-bottoms


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-14
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IN Q=it's in tyler's best

((IT WAS IN TYLER'S BEST INTERESTS THAT HE KNOW THE OTHER PART OF HIS MOTHER'S LIFE. THAT IT'S GONNA HURT HIM MORE TO BE SHIELDED FROM IT.))
SUPER=01-Donald Butler/Sharon Bottoms' Attorney;
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***CONNIE AUDIO ON CART***
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Sharon Bottoms was back in court today, fighting for changes in her visitation rights with her five year old son, Tyler.
She gave up her custody battle against her mother Kay Bottoms last year -- after she'd lost years of appeals in Virginia courts because she is a lesbian.
Now Sharron Bottoms wants visitation rights expanded to include her lover April Wade.
Kay Bottoms' attorney says a 1986 Virginia case called Rowe versus Rowe prevents that.
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IN Q=Because they

((RICHARD RYDER/KAY BOTTOMS' ATTORNEY: BECAUSE THEY SAID IN ROWE THAT THE VISITATION COULD NOT TAKE PLACE WHERE THE HOMOSEXUAL LOVER WAS PRESENT. AND I DON'T THINK THE ACLU'S ADVOCATING A DIFFERENT RULE FOR LESBIANS AND HOMOSEXUALS.))
SUPER=01-Richard Ryder/Kay Bottoms' Attorney;
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out=lesbians and homosexuals.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=bottoms


A three judge panel of the Virginia Appeals Court heard arguments today and will rule in several weeks.

P-Mail-Truck


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=tal
TAPE#597-11
GRAPHIC=NONE


The driver of a tractor trailer was seriously injured when his rig plunged over a steep hillside in Giles County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Giles Co.;


It happened around 5-30 this morning in the Bluffs section of route 460 between Narrows and Rich Creek.
Police say the driver was headed west when he apparently lost control.
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SOT 49:41
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((TROOPER STEVE HALL/VA STATE POLICE: FOR SOME REASON THAT WE STILL DON'T KNOW YET, WENT OVER TO THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE ROAD, OVER THE CURBING GUARDRAIL AND DOWN OVER THE EMBANKMENT. ))
SUPER=01-Trooper Steve Hall/Va. State Police;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=over the embankment.
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VO-NAT


The driver, James Lee Browning of Wisconsin, was trapped in the cab for more than two hours as rescuers worked to free him.
He's in critical condition at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
One lane of Route 460 was closed all day-- as road crews cleared the bulk mail scattered along the highway.
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P-Melrose-Fire


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-17
GRAPHIC=Fire Aftermath


Earlier this week, dozens of elderly people had to evacuate their apartment building after a fire in a seventh floor room.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Monday;


Only two residents at the Melrose Towers apartments were hurt.
But concerns have been raised about safety procedures, since some people didn't follow the evacuation plan.
SUPER=04-Today;


Today's annual refresher course on fire safety probably couldn't have come at a better time.
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SOT 06:12:16
IN Q=A good percentage

((BOB MEYER/ROANOKE ASSISTANT FIRE MARSHAL: A GOOD PERCENTAGE OF PEOPLE ARE WELL PREPARED. I THINK A PROBLEM MAY EXIST WHEN A PERSON COMES OF AGE OR BECAUSE OF ILLNESS OR SICKNESS THAT THEIR ABILITY TO DO CERTAIN FUNCTIONS DURING AN EMERGENCY SITUATION MIGHT BE LIMITED.))
SUPER=01-Bob Meyer/Roanoke Assistant Fire Marshal;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=be limited.
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VO-NAT


The fire department plans to tighten up a hall monitor plan where volunteers make sure their neighbors evacuate the building safely during a fire.
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music under
ANCHOR=Connie
SUPER=x5040; Primetime Tease Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
SUPER=x5041; Primetime Tease Stop


Tonight on Primetime Sports-- a coach with ties to the Star City is heading for the Wake Forest hardwoods...
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VO-NAT


And shock rock band Marilyn Manson's date in Richmond is just a few days away and already prayers are being said at the coliseum...stay tuned for the story.
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WEFC!!! go to break

P-Chrysler


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-a
GRAPHIC=chrysler


The longest Chrysler strike in 30 years may be coming to an end.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Detroit;


Chrysler and the United Auto Workers have reached a tentative agreement in a month-long strike.
A Chrysler spokesman says the agreement probably will go to union members for ratification Friday.
The strike has idled 22-thousand workers at a Detroit plant, and others that have closed for lack of engines.
The dispute centered on Chrysler's plans to farm out about 250 jobs to an independent supplier.
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P-Home-Depot


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-24
GRAPHIC=Business News


The nation's largest home improvement chain may be setting up shop in our area.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Atlanta/File Tape;


Home Depot confirms it's "seriously looking" in the Roanoke area.
A source familiar with the situation says Home Depot has an option on property near the Hershberger Road exit on interstate 581.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=Business News


Home Depot says it has a 14- percent share of the home improvement center market.
An average store has 200 employees, mostly full- time.
Home Depot adds it has a reputation of being one of the country's higher- paying retailers.

P-Earley


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-18
GRAPHIC=Mark Earley


In other news-- religious conservatives are weighing in on the attorney general race.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Pat Robertson has already given five thousand dollars to Chesapeake Senator Mark Earley's campaign.
SUPER=03-Richmond;


And today, the nationally-known Family Research Council endorsed Earley, under its newly-formed political action wing "Campaign for Working Families."
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IN Q=We wanted

((WE WANTED WITH THE FIRST CAMPAIGN THAT WE GOT INVOLVED IN TO SEND A MESSAGE ABOUT THE KIND OF CANDIDATES WE WERE LOOKING FOR. AND AS WE LOOKED AROUND THE COUNTRY, THERE JUST WASN'T A BETTER EXAMPLE OF A CANDIDATE THAT WAS COMMITTED TO FAMILY, FAITH, AND FREE ENTERPRISE.))
SUPER=01-Gary Bauer/Campaign For Working Families;
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OUT Q=free enterprise.
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VO-NAT


Earley's an architect of parental notification for minor abortions and welfare reform in Virginia, and an advocate of the so-called parents' rights movement.
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P-Marilyn-Manson


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597=13
GRAPHIC=NONE


Saturday night's alright for Marilyn Manson in Richmond after all.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Richmond city council lost its fight to keep the shock rock band away.
So Virginia fans and opponents are gearing up for a show that advocates everything from Satanism to sexual violence.
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SOT 10:29:52
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((JENNIFER ALLEN/EX-MANSON FAN: PEOPLE ARE LOOKING FOR ALTERNATIVE THINGS TO BELIEVE IN..MARILYN MANSON ISN'T WHAT YOU WANT TO BE.))
SOT 09:58:32

((JOSHUA SIERK/MANSON FAN: IF HE WANTS TO TALK ABOUT AND SAY HE'S THE ANTI-CHRIST I DON'T THINK HE'S REALLY SERIOUS BUT, I MEAN, THAT'S WHAT HE SHOULD BE ABLE TO SAY.))
NAT SOT 20:30:47

((SAVE MARILYN MANSON LORD GOD, SAVE MARILYN MANSON... BLESS THIS PLACE LORD GOD.))
SUPER=01-Jennifer Allen/Ex-Manson Fan; :00
SUPER=01-Joshua Seirk/Manson Fan; :14
SUPER=01-Shirley Jackson/Evangelist; :23
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OUT Q=this place Lord God.
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VO-NAT


Evangelist Shirley Jackson has spent ten days at the city-owned Coliseum praying for Marilyn Manson.
Tickets are still on sale.
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P-Mr-Wizard


ANCHOR=NONE
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#597-21
GRAPHIC=education


Some young scientists at a Roanoke Elementary School learned that fun can be part of the formula.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


This afternoon, more than 350 students at Garden City Elementary enjoyed a program of science experiments inspired by the "Mr. Wizard" television program.
Mr. Wizard himself didn't make it, but Jenny Braddock delivered an eye- opening lesson and an important message.
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((JENNY BRADDOCK/MR. WIZARD'S ASSISTANT: THAT THEY GET EXCITED ABOUT IT. THAT THEY KNOW IT CAN BE FUN AND IT CAN BE INTERESTING FOR THEM. IT'S NOT JUST SOMETHING THAT YOU MEMORIZE FOR A TEST.))
SUPER=01-Jenny Braddock/Mr. Wizard's Assistant;
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After her visit to western Virginia, Braddock was bound for Tennessee for more visits with schoolchildren there.
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P-Nurses


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#597-15
GRAPHIC=Black nurses assoc.


On Health Check-- the field of nursing is changing fast.
Patients are sicker, hospital stays are shorter, and health care costs have cut staffing at many hospitals across the country.
Eric Earnhart talked to some nurses about those challenges at today's meeting of the Roanoke Valley Black Nurses Association.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Brenda Hale/Retired Nurse; :14
SUPER=01-Jack Strunk/Husband of Patient; :45
SUPER=01-Rosa Hardy/Black Nurses Association; 1:10
SUPER=01-Deborah Hillman/VA Hospital Nurse; 1:30
SUPER=@Eric2; 1:38
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(( They met to talk about problems that hit particularly hard in the black community... problems like cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Problems that CAN be solved through prevention and education.

SOT 3:05:37
IN Q=with this information

((BRENDA HALE/RETIRED NURSE; WITH THIS INFORMATION NOT ONLY ARE WE HELPING IN PATIENTS BUT WE'RE ABLE TO GO OUT AND HELP THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY))
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OUT Q=throughout the community


These and other nurses are finding themselves more in the role of educators, as hospital stays shorten, and they teach patients how to care for themselves at home.
Shrinking staff levels are also a concern... nationwide.
Tuesday, the American Nurses association said hospitals were hurting patient care with lower, and underqualified staffing.
Jack Strunk's wife died from surgical complications at a Cincinnati hospital.
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SOT 12:24:56
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((JACK STRUNK/HUSBAND OF PATIENT; THERE WAS ONLY ONE PERSON IN RADIOLOGY, I HAD TO HELP THAT PERSON POSITION MY WIFE TO TAKE PICTURES, AFTER THAT WAS OVER WE COULDN'T GET ANYBODY ELSE, A FRIEND OF MINE TOOK A CRASH CART, I PUT MY WIFE IN A WHEEL CHAIR AND I HER TO ICU MYSELF))
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OUT Q=to ICU myself


The President of Roanoke's Black Nurses Association says her floor at Roanoke Memorial hospital has lost staff members, but they've managed to cope without hurting patient care.
SOT 02:57:13
IN Q=It hasn't suffered a lot

((ROSA HARDY/ROANOKE VALLEY BLACK NURSES ASSOCIATION; AND WE'RE TRYING TO STAFF WITH TRAVELING NURSES TO MAKE SURE WE HAVE QUALITY CARE, AND PLUS THE STAFF THERE HAS BEEN REALLY GREAT, I MEAN REALLY GREAT DOING OVER TIME TO SEE THAT STAFFING NEEDS ARE MET. ))
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OUT Q=needs are met


And one nurse, from a Richmond V-A hospital says the economic reality is, current staff levels aren't likely to change.
SOT 3:11:08
IN Q=I think that what we're

(( DEBORAH HILLMAN/VA NURSE; I THINK THAT WHAT WE'RE CHALLENGED TO DO IS TO DEAL WITH WHAT WE HAVE, AND THINK OF HOW TO WORK SMARTER INSTEAD OF HARDER))
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OUT Q=older Geriatric patients


And the way to do that, nurses say, is use experienced nurses to their fullest potential, and for everyone to keep training and learning.
Eric Earnhart, News 7))

cool-video


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


For our video pick tonight-- There's a new crime fighting weapon on the streets of Amsterdam.
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IN Q=NAT Ambiant Sound
SUPER=75-The Netherlands; :03
SUPER=75-Yamaga, Japan; :21
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((
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IN Q=NAT ambiant street sounds
RUNS=:02
OUT Q=NAT ambiant street sounds


Criminals may be skating on thin ice-- as officers are using rollerblades to help them fight pickpockets in the center of the city.
The police do have to follow a speed limit-- rolling along at no more than ten miles an hour.
They'll also have to contend with the cobblestones!
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SOT 10:18:11:
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In Japan, they're not on wheels-- Rather, these school-kids are riding piggyback-- for the annual pig rodeo.
The winning hang-on time-- 45 seconds.
The top prize was a package of pork.
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SP-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=VF96-2
GRAPHIC=Primetime


Tonight on Primetime sports here on WEFC, hoop news from the NBA playoffs and Wake Forest, an Express note, a diamond gem from Salem, and some tennis, as well.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Cougars vs. Knights; :00


But first, over at Cave Spring Junior High the Knights hosted Pulaski County in a Roanoke Valley District soccer showdown.
The Knights shutout Pulaski and scored 7 goals, including a hat trick from Don O'Hair. Cave Spring clinches the RVD regular season crown with the 7-nothing win. Now your numbers.
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SP-NBA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-7
GRAPHIC=NBA PLAYOFFS


The New York Knicks taught their old coach a painful lesson tonight as they rallied from a halftime deficit to take game one of the Eastern Conference semi-final over Miami.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Miami/TNT - Game One; :00


Pat Riley and his team had an eight point cushion in the third quarter when Allen Houston ignited a 22-to-3 New York run with his three point bombs.
Then in the fourth, Charlie Ward dished inside to Patrick Ewing for the jam and an 11 point New York lead.
Miami would close the gap into single digits, but Patrick put it away with
SUPER=32-New York/88/Miami/79/Knicks Lead 1-0;

the monster throwdown in the closing seconds.
New York win it 88-to-79.
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Sp-Curtis


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-1
GRAPHIC=WAKE FOREST


Elsewhere on the hardwood, Wake Forest hired Charlene Curtis as the university's new women's head basketball coach this afternoon.
Charlene, who is a William Fleming graduate,
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Radford/1990; :00

coached the women at Radford University from 1984 to 1990 - producing 121 wins over that period.
She also was a star player at RU, and she is charter member of Radford's sports hall of fame.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=wake logo


She has been an assistant at U-Conn for the past two years, and before that she was the head coach at Temple.

SP-Salem


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-6
GRAPHIC=HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL


The Blue Ridge district baseball race has been a wide open affair this regular season with Salem and Byrd ruling the roost, but several others teams showing the ability to make some noise.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Spartans vs. Northside; :00


This evening Northside hoped to rattle Salem's cage on the Vikes home diamond.
But this one was over almost before it started. Salem got 7 in the top of the first, and another in the top of the 2nd on this throwing error to first. it was 8-to-1 before the Vikings knew what hit them. Salem's R.J. Beckwith drove in this run with a single as Jeff Akers crosses
SUPER=34-Salem/11/Northside/1;

the plate, and the Spartans move to 12-and-2 in the district with the 11-to-1 win.
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SP-Anzalone


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ICE-97
GRAPHIC=Express


The Roanoke Express was quick to come up with a new logo, but no so quick to think about changing coaches.
SS=Frank Anzalone


The team's board of directors has offered Frank Anzalone a one year extension.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


Once he accepts the deal he will be under contract to coach the Express through the 1998-99 season.
Anzalone is the only coach in the franchise's history.
In four years his teams have won 150 games and never had a losing season.
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SP-Tennis


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-5
GRAPHIC=Tennis Logo


One of the area's longest running tennis events shifts to Memorial day weekend this year.
Roy Stanley has more on the G-T-E Lu Merritt, Senior open with the tournament's namesake.
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IN Q=First audio
SUPER=03-Salem; :00
SUPER=01-Lu Merritt, Sr./Tournament Organizer; :18
SUPER=@Roy1; :40
RUNS=1:14
OUT Q=.......news 7 sports."
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((There's plenty of time to tune up your game before the tournament that will be held May 23rd through the 26-th at Hidden Valley Country Club.
It was 18 years ago when the first tournament was put together by Lu Merritt, Senior.
And it continues to promote tennis in the Roanoke Valley.)) ((LU MERRITT, SENIOR/TOURNAMENT ORGANIZER: )) ((Several college players have entered in the past and competed in four divisions of Men's and Women's and Mixed Doubles.)) ((ROY STANDUP: )) ((MERRITT: )) ((There's an entry fee of 36-dollars per team. All doubles will be played on clay and the singles on hard courts. Roy Stanley news 7 sports.))
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preview-boards


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


Thanks for watching NEWS-7 Primetime-- for more news in 30- minutes, here's
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dissolve to boards see on NEWS-7 over on WDBJ-7.
SUPER=x5024; Coming up at 11 Load
SUPER=76-Staying Afloat;


Getting into serious financial trouble may be easier than you think.
Often, it's a matter of living beyond your means.
SUPER=77-"On the Street..."


Tonight, the final part of our series, "On the Street, On the Edge."
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VO-NAT


In 1994, Nic Harris had a job and an apartment.
But eventually, his drug problems and big spending habits left him homeless.
After a two- year stay at Total Action Against Poverty's Transitional Living Center, Harris opened his eyes to the homeless problem.
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SOT
IN Q=It happens so quick

((NIC HARRIS: IT HAPPENS SO QUICK. AND I DIDN'T REALIZE THAT UNTIL I GOT HERE IN T.L.C. THAT THERE ARE MANY, MANY PEOPLE IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY THAT ARE HOMELESS. AND IT'S NOT NECESSARILY THE FOLKS WHO LIVE ACROSS THE STREET. IT'S FOLKS FROM ALL OVER.))
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OUT Q=from all over
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VO-NAT


We'll have his story, plus advice to help you determine if you're a financial risk.
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SUPER=x5025; Coming up at 11 Stop
ANCHOR=Connie

Jean Jadhon will be along over on WDBJ-7. See you tomorrow, goodnight. SS=NONE