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Next on News 7-
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Tired of paying for each garbage bag you toss? Lynchburg City Council tonight talks trash.
One neighborhood grocery may close in Roanoke.
Plus PSA's come out- meant to shock viewers.
And who's says 26 is old for a beauty queen? We'll hear from Miss USA.
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ANCHOR=Jean


News 7 is next.

Newsbreak


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Good Evening.
Tired of paying for each garbage bag you toss in Lynchburg?
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/File Tape;


Trash tags are up for debate tonight. City Council may decide whether to trash the tags. We'll have a report.
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


A deadly accident in Christiansburg- a company car pulled in front of a truck loaded with cinderblocks- killing the car's driver.
SUPER=04-Public Service Announcement;


Plus some graphic public service announcements may hit the airwaves this summer- the message stay off the railroad tracks and don't try to beat an oncoming train.
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ANCHOR=Jean


Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

C'burg-Fatal


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tal
TAPE#97-26
GRAPHIC=Fatal accident


A deadly accident in Christiansburg today between a compact car and a truck loaded with cinderblocks.
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SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


It happened as the driver of a Mercury hatchback exited Interstate 81 onto route eight.
Police say the car pulled into the path of a Marshall Concrete truck, which skidded but was unable to stop.
The driver of the car died on the way to the hospital.
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L'burg-Council


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-31
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg


Lynchburg residents still have to buy trash tags for their garbage disposal, at least for a few more weeks.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


Council member Robert Garber's been fighting to get rid of the trash tag system, claiming it's a financial burden on elderly and low-income residents.
Garber says the city can easily afford to offer free trash collection.
He tried to bring the issue to a vote during tonight's council meeting.
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(( ))
SUPER=01-Robert Garber/Lynchburg Council Member; :00
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OUT Q=picked up free.
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But most council members said before they voted, they wanted more information about how much it would cost the city to get rid of the trash tags.
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SOT 10:33:40
IN Q=I certainly do not

(( ))
SUPER=01-Jim Whitaker/Lynchburg Mayor; :00
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OUT Q=down the line.
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By a 5 to 2 vote, council voted to table the trash tag issue until next month.
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Blue-Bird


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-33
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Blue Bird Bus plant hasn't been used in four years- This summer that could change- If all goes as planned the plant will come to life again.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Buena Vista;


Blue Bird used to be one of the area's largest employers.
Now Des Champs Laboratories will join with Buena Vista, Lexington, and Rockbridge County to buy the facility.
SUPER=03-Natural Bridge Station/File Tape;


The locally owned company will move some of its air control systems work to the plant.
The move should help Des Champs increase its area workforce to almost 400 people.
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SOT 14:29:47
IN Q=The way

((NICK DES CHAMPS/DES CHAMPS LABORATORIES: THE WAY THE BUILDING IS, WE CAN START MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS IN HERE ALMOST IMMEDIATELY FROM THE TIME WE SIGNED.))
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The purchase is hailed as a great example of regional cooperation.
The local governments involved each have a stake in a new industrial park going on part of the site.
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SOT 14:25:21
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((BOB BERKSTRESSER/ROCKBRIDGE CO. SUPERVISORS CHMN.: WE ACTUALLY HAVE A LIMITED NUMBER OF PLACES RIGHT NOW THAT DO HAVE WATER AND SEWER THAT ARE AVAILABLE FOR INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT. AND THIS WAS A PARCEL THAT WE COULD PUT TOGETHER QUICK AND PUT SOMEBODY IN AN EXISTING BUILDING.))
SUPER=01-Bob Berkstresser/Rockbridge Co. Supervisors Chmn.;
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The site's price tag?
A little more than two-and a half million dollars.
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Bus-Standoff


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Standoff


A day at work turned into a nightmare for a New Jersey bus driver-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Camden, NJ;


A gunman fleeing from police got on board and held the driver hostage.
The men were holed up in the bus late this afternoon- and into the evening.
Police rushed in- disabling the bus to keep the gunman from driving away- and police cars also boxed the bus in.
The standoff came to a peaceful end after several hours-- the driver and gunman emerged unharmed.
Police say the suspect was fleeing a robbery attempt.
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Markhasev


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


The man accused of killing Bill Cosby's son pleaded innocent today.
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Mikail Markhasev is charged with murder and attempted robbery.
He's accused of gunning down Ennis Cosby in January-
SUPER=03-Los Angeles/January;


while the 27 year old stopped to change a flat tire on a Los Angeles Freeway.
Markhasev's attorneys say they may request the trial be moved out of L-A.
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((HENRY HALL/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: IF WE END UP WITH A BUNCH OF ONE SIDED PUBLICITY. IF OUR STUDIES SHOW WE CAN NOT RECEIVE A FAIR TRIAL IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY, WE WILL MAKE A MOTION TO CHANGE VENUE.))
SUPER=01-Henry Hall/Defense Attorney;
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Media attorneys say the public is being denied their right.
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((KELLY SAGER/MEDIA ATTORNEY: WHAT IS EFFECTIVE IS THE PUBLIC IS BEING DEPRIVED ABOUT INFORMATION ON WHAT'S GOING ON IN THE COURT ROOM. THE CONSTITUTION SAYS THE PUBLIC IS ENTITLED TO.))
SUPER=01-Kelly Sager/Media Attorney;
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Prosecutors have not decided if they'll seek the death penalty against 18 year old Markhasev. That decision is expected by the end of the month.
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Ray-Rifle


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
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The rifle in the Martin Luther King murder case is on its way to Rhode Island for testing.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Memphis, TN;


A Tennessee judge finally cleared the way for the controversial testing.
The man convicted in the killing requested the test be done- James Earl Ray says he did not shoot King.
On Friday the judge ruled the gun and bullet taken from King's body could be tested to determine if Ray's claim is valid.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
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When News 7 at 11 continues, a ministry's plans to help drug dependent women meet some neighborhood opposition,
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and some residents in Southeast Roanoke could have trouble getting their groceries as their neighborhood store is about to be close.
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Mission-Expansion


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-24
GRAPHIC=None


Roanoke's Rescue Mission is known for housing people who have nowhere else to turn.
But now the center is planning an expansion that includes a shelter for women with drug problems-
Some neighbors say it's time for the mission to turn somewhere else.
Kim McBroom reports
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IN Q=Members of the Southeast
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Joy Sylvester-Johnson/Rescue Mission of Roanoke; :17
SUPER=@Kimberly2; :29
SUPER=01-Richard Nichols/Southeast Action Forum; :46
SUPER=07-Caroline Camilleris; :56
SUPER=07-Lenora Williams; 1:14
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(( Members of the Southeast Action Forum aren't exactly rolling out the red carpet for the center for drug- addicted mothers.
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((THIS ISN'T FAIR. ROANOKE COUNTY'S NOT TAKING CARE OF ANYBODY. I HAVEN'T HEARD A SINGLE THING THAT THEY'RE TAKING CARE OF, EXCEPT TO SEND THEM TO SOUTHEAST. ))
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((JOY SYLVESTER-JOHNSON/RESCUE MISSION OF ROANOKE: RIGHT NOW, IN ROANOKE, THERE ARE 4,000 WOMEN WHO ARE LIVING IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD, AND IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD, AND IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD WHO ARE CHEMICALLY ADDICTED. THEY'RE ALREADY HERE. ))
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Sylvester- Johnson says the shelter would be for women taking part in a year- long residential recovery program.
She says there are NO plans for additional TRANSIENT beds.
But residents feel the shelter already has more than it, or the neighborhood, can handle.
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SOT tape 2 10:27:03

((RICHARD NICHOLS/SOUTHEAST ACTION FORUM PRESIDENT: WE'VE GOT A BIG PROBLEM DOWN THERE WITH WHAT I CALL DERELICTS, OR THE HOMELESS PEOPLE, AND THE WINO'S. BECAUSE THEY'RE URINATING ON PEOPLE'S PROPERTY. THEY'RE THROWING TRASH AND STUFF AROUND. I MEAN, IT'S JUST GOTTEN OUT OF HAND. ))
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((CAROLINE CAMILLERIS: I DON'T WANT ROANOKE CITY TO BE A MAGNET FOR THESE KIND OF PEOPLE. I WANT TO KEEP IT NICE. ))
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((JOY SYLVESTER-JOHNSON/RESCUE MISSION OF ROANOKE: YOU DON'T BUILD A RESCUE MISSION TO DRAW PEOPLE IN CRISIS. YOU BUILD A RESCUE MISSION BECAUSE THERE ARE PEOPLE IN CRISIS. ))
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Still, southeast residents want it someplace else.
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SOT tape 2 10:20:29

((LENORA WILLIAMS: I FEEL LIKE IT'S A BURDEN ON SOUTHEAST. I THINK SOUTHEAST DESERVES BETTER, AND WE COULD BE BETTER. ))
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But both sides differ on just how to make that happen.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7.

Autumn-Lane


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#97-29
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A Roanoke Developer must pay one thousand dollars for violating the city's soil and erosion ordinances.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/March 8;


The city had filed CRIMINAL charges against Phillip Bane for failing to bring his 11-home project up to code.
Bane is in the process of developing the property on Autumn Lane.
This was his second trip to court.
In his November trial Bane was fined one thousand dollars with NINE hundred of that suspended.
Today the judge reimposed that fine stating Bane had failed to keep the property up to code.
Bane was also fined 50-dollars each for a covered storm drain and violating a stop work order.
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BEDFORD-SCHOOLS


ANCHOR=JEAN
NEWSCAST=11PM
WRITER=AFR
TAPE#97-32
GRAPHIC=Bedford County


Will teachers get paid in Bedford County?
That question went unanswered tonight in the latest of several frustrating board of supervisors meetings.
Andrew Freiden has the story
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SUPER=01-Robert Crouch/Bedford Co. Board of Supervisors; :23
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((ROBERT BASHORE/BEDFORD SUPERVISORS: FORTUNATELY FOR THE CITIZENS OF BEDFORD, WE HAVE A MUCH BETTER SCHOOL SYSTEM THAN WHAT WE'RE PAYING FOR. ))
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Now the school board is paying for three years of operating in the red.
It's asking the Board of Supervisors for 2.2 million dollars that it needs to finish out the fiscal year.
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((ROBERT CROUCH: I WITNESSED A PUBLIC HEARING-- THE LARGEST I'VE EVER SEEN IN THE COUNTY AND THE MESSAGE WAS CLEAR... ACCOUNTABILITY FOR THIS MONEY. ))
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SOT 8:11:42
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((WHAT CAUSED THE PROBLEM...CAN YOU ANSWER THAT? I THINK TRADITION... ))
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The Fiscal year ends July 1st.
And the school board is 500 thousand short of what it need to pay June salaries--
And that leaves nothing to pay the other bills.
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((DALE WHEELER/BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: THE WAY I SEE IT RIGHT NOW, I DON'T HAVE 2.1 MILLION DOLLARS... ))
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One concrete decision was made--
The county and the school board will move towards a CENTRALIZED PURCHASING SYSTEM.
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((WILLIAM ROLFE/COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR: STATE CODE SAYS THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD HAS TO APPROVE ALL PURCHASES AND WE'RE NOT GOING TO ISSUE CHECKS UNLESS THERE'S A PURCHASE ORDER THAT'S APPROVED BY THE SCHOOL BOARD.
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The Board of Supervisors put off the final budget decision until next monday night.
That's when they'll decide whether or not to bail the school system out this year, and how much it will allocate for next year's budget.
Andrew Freiden, News 7, Bedford County. ))

2-Education


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tal
TAPE#97-30
GRAPHIC=Raising the bar


School has not let out for the summer, but educators throughout the Commonwealth are already feeling the heat for the Fall.
Their concern is over the proposed new standards for accrediting Virginia's public schools... whether the tough new academic requirements will be too much, too fast.
SUPER=Raising Bar Fullscreen


Tracy Altizer has part two of our series "Raising the Bar: Virginia's Schools."
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IN Q=The closest we've ever come
SUPER=03-Wythe Co.; :04
SUPER=01-Robbie Patton/Social Studies Teacher; :19
SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.; :30
SUPER=01-Sam Svard/Ft. Chiswell 8th Grader; :35
SUPER=01-William Asbury/Pulaski Co. School Supt.; :55
SUPER=01-Polly Miller/Work & Family Studies Teacher; 1:28
SUPER=01-Ashley Cregger/Ft. Chiswell 8th Grader; 1:40
SUPER=@Tracy1; 1:52
SUPER=01-Karen Torgersen/Interim Admissions Director; 2:04
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((THE CLOSEST WE'VE EVER COME TO WORLD WAR THREE WAS THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS. ))
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Under the new standards of accreditation, students would have to accumulate 23 academic credits, divided between English, math, lab science, social studies, foreign language and electives.
The problem for teachers is that the proposals may still change.
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SOT 5:23:35

((ROBBIE PATTON/SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER: IF I'M GONNA BE TEACHING THAT I'D WANT TO KNOW THAT SO I CAN SET UP SOME ACTIVITIES AND SOME IDEAS THIS SUMMER SO I CAN COME IN PREPARED AND BE ON TOP OF THINGS. ))
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Among the standards will be some tougher courses, algebra for example.
For many, that won't be a problem.
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SOT 6:09:09

((SAM SVARD/FORT CHISWELL EIGHTH-GRADER: I LIKE COMING TO SCHOOL AND I LIKE ACADEMICS, SO I THINK IT'LL BE GOOD IN A WAY, BUT THEN NOT IN ANOTHER WAY. ))
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Not, she says, for students who may not the aptitude for a course like algebra.
Pulaski County superintendent Robert Asbury agrees.
Asbury believes it would be more practical to first build a stronger foundation in the lower grades.
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SOT 21:30:06

((ROBERT ASBURY/PULASKI CO. SCHOOL SUPT.: WHAT WE SEE HAPPENING DOWN THE ROAD HERE IS A NEW TIER OF STUDENTS THAT ARE BACKING UP, MAYBE TAKING 14 YEARS TO GET THROUGH PUBLIC SCHOOL RATHER THAN 13, AND MAYBE DROPING OUT BECAUSE THEY GET FRUSTRATED. ))
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Critics of the proposals also fear students will get bored as additional academic requirements leave less time for electives.
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Some students, whether or not they intend to go to college, look forward to vocational training and classes such as art and music.
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((POLLY MILLER/WORK & FAMILY STUDIES TEACHER: IT'S HARD TO KEEP A LOT OF THE STUDENTS INTERESTED TILL 12TH GRADE AS IT IS NOW. ))
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Some schools have already registered students for next Fall, as if the standards WILL be in effect.
Ashley Cregger felt the pinch.
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SOT 6:10:05

((ASHLEY CREGGER/FORT CHISWELL EIGHTH-GRADER: I WANTED TO TRY OUT FOR FORTE AND SPANISH, BUT I WANTED TO TAKE AGRICULTURE TOO BECAUSE I WANTED TO BE A VETERINARIAN AND HAVE ALL THE CLASSES I COULD GET. AND IT KIND OF ELIMINATED ME FROM THEM, TAKING ALL THREE. ))
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su Nearly everyone supports the overall goal of higher standards.
Will they make a difference when it comes to college admissions? That depends on the college. At an increasingly competitive university such as Virginia Tech, don't count on it.
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SOT 8:40:31

((KAREN TORGERSEN/INTERIM ADMISSIONS DIRECTOR: I DON'T THINK IT'S GONNA MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE WHATSOEVER BECAUSE AS I SAID, OUR STUDENTS REALLY DO ALREADY EXCEED THOSE STANDARDS, THE ONES THAT ARE ADMITTED. ))
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Tracy Altizer, News 7.))
Tease#2

SOFT MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Coming up a little later, 26-year old Miss U-S-A says her advanced age will help her with the Miss Universe pageant,
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and we'll see some new spots that are meant to shock and train viewers.
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MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#1


Galaxy


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-25
GRAPHIC=NONE


Southeast Roanoke isn't ready to give up a neighborhood grocery, but it now appears the Ninth Street Galaxy will be making way for a new Revco drugstore.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Owners of the grocery store are still waiting for the final word from their landlord.
But a spokesman for the Revco drug store chain confirms it plans to build a new store on the site.
Residents of the neighborhood say they're not happy with the news.
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SOT 12:05:26
IN Q=Something needs to be said

((THOMAS TEETER/SOUTHEAST ROANOKE RESIDENT: SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE SAID. SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE DONE. THEY TALK ABOUT NEIGHBORHOODS STAYING TOGETHER. WELL, THIS IS THE LINCHPIN OF THIS NEIGHBORHOOD.))
SUPER=01-Thomas Teeter/Southeast Roanoke Resident;
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Owners of the Ninth Street Galaxy would like to relocate, but finding another site in southeast Roanoke will be difficult.
The new drugstore could open as early as February of next year.

Nickens


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Nickens


Harry Nickens wants another term on the Roanoke County board of supervisors.
The Vinton Democrat announced today he'll seek his party's nomination for another four-year term.
Nickens has some opposition for the nomination, from Vinton pharmacist David Chopski.

Railroad-PSA's


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Some public service announcements coming out this summer- are meant to shock viewers.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Public Service Announcement; **HOLD FOR 10 SECONDS**


The message- stay off the railroad tracks and don't try to beat an oncoming train.
One spot shows boys playing on the tracks.
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SOT 20:17:34
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((BRAKING SOUND OF TRAIN. KIDS: HEY GOTTA GET OUT OF HERE. TRAIN BLOWING WHISTLE DOWN THE TRACK.... AMERICA'S HIGHWAYS OR DIEWAYS THE CHOICE IS YOURS.))
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OUT Q=the choice is yours."
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Another spot shows a car trying to beat a train-
The spots are aimed at preventing some one thousand deaths and two thousand injuries that occur yearly on the nation's railway crossings.
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=R-36
GRAPHIC=none


Lots of sports headed your way; including highlights with Bulls, Hawks, Orioles and even a Tiger; but first two other animals,
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Biloxi, MI/USA Network; :00


James Buster Douglas and his comeback hit a road block tonight as Louis Manaco crushes Buster with this punch as the bell sounded during their fight tonight.
Buster would not return for the next round and Monaco wins. Now your numbers.
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wipe to boards!!!
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SUPER=X5009;
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SUPER=0091-/Boston/0/j/Kansas City/9////Chicago/3//Anaheim/0/3//;
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Angeles/1/j/Chicago/2///;
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3-to-2//Atlanta/68//Chicago/79/4/Game Five/;
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oc...LAST SCORE.
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go to break

S-Avalanche


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=CL-97
GRAPHIC=Hillcats/Avalanche


The Lynchburg Hillcats and Salem Avalanche decided not to wait out the the rain last night and as result
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Salem; :00


last night's game between the two minor league clubs was postponed. Showers started around 6:30, forcing the Avalanche grounds crew to cover the infield. But the puddles began filling the tarp quickly and the game was called.
Salem did get batting and fielding practice in. Tonight; the Avalanche will travel to Lynchburg for a two game stint that wraps up Thursday. Although this series marks the first meeting of the season between Salem and Lynchburg; it's importance is no greater than any other three game stint.
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IN Q="You

((JEFF BANISTER/LYNCHBURG MANAGER:YOU CAN'T PUT ANY HIGH EXPECTATIONS ON ANY SERIES. YOU WANT TO GO OUT AND PLAY YOUR BEST AND HOPEFULLY YOU CAN COME AWAY WINNING THE SERIES BUT ITT'S A LONG SEASON IF YOU START PUTTING EXPECTATIONS ON ONE SERIES THEN YOU'RE KINDA ASKING YOUR YOUNG GUYS TO DO A LITTLE TOO MUCH.))
SUPER=01-Jeff Banister/Lynchburg Manager; :00
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OUT Q=...do a little too much"
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VO-NAT(Con't)


Salem manager Bill "Moose" McGuire has lead his team to a 4 wins in it's last 6 and agrees with Banister that these games with Lynchburg mean a great deal; just like every series the Avalanche plays.
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((BILL MOOSE MCGUIRE/AVALANCHE MANAGER: IT DOESN'T REALLY MATTER IF IT'S LYNCHBURG OUT THERE OR PRINCE WILLIAM. I THINK THAT ONE OF THE THINGS BANISTER SAID ABOUT MAKING MISTAKES. THAT IS KEY. YOU CAN'T GIVE THE OTHER TEAM FOUR OUTS IN AN INNING. YOU DO; AND IT'S GONNA BE IN FOR A LONG NOTE:))
SUPER=01-Bill "Moose" McGuire/Avalanche Manager; :00
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=...for a long night"
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S-Orioles


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-27
GRAPHIC=ORIOLES


The Baltimore Orioles picked up another win yesterday as they improved their American League best record to 25-and-11 with the 7-to-3 win over the A's.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Oakland, CA/Orioles vs. A's; :00


B.J. Surhoff was the man last night for the Orioles as he hit a two run double and a two run homer to key the win.
Surhoff also bunted for a single to go 3-for-4 for the game.
SUPER=35-Baltimore/7/Oakland/3;


He has now racked up 11 rbis in his last three games.
The Orioles have now won three in a row.
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S-Bulls


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#vb97-1
GRAPHIC=NBA PLAYOFFS


The NBA playoffs are in the full swing tonight in the east and the west.
First to the west, where the Bulls are trying to wrap up their eastern conference semi-final against the Hawks.
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The Bulls were anxious to end the series tonight and things were certainly going their way in the first half as Luc Longley makes the nice bounce pass to Michael Jordan on the baseline for the easy two.
Then how about this? Dennis Rodman of all people steps behind the three
SUPER=32-Atlanta/68/Chicago/79/Fourth Quarter;

point line and fires in the trey.
Right now the Bulls lead the Hawks 79 to 68 in the 4th.
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S-Sonics


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-7
GRAPHIC=NBA PLAYOFFS


The Seattle Supersonics were on the verge of elimination last night as the Rockets had them on their home court down 3-games to 1.
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SUPER=03-Houston/TNT - Game 5; :00


Clyde Drexler takes the rock to the hole on the drive to get the Rockets on the board in the fourth quarter.
But by then it was too late. The Sonics got a great effort for Peyton, Kemp,
Hawkins and solid bench play from SUPER=32-Seattle/100/Houston/94/Rockets Lead

3-to-2; Terry Cummings, as the Sonics force game six Thursday in Seattle.
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S-Blazers


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-28
GRAPHIC=NBA


Another team made a coaching change in the NBA last night as the Portland Trailblazers tabbed Mike Dunleavy to replace P.J. Carlesimo.
Dunleavy hasn't had much success lately, his four teams in Milwaukee each had losing seasons.
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((MIKE DUNLEAVY/NEW BLAZERS HEAD COACH:))
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OUT Q=...OUT THERE."
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S-Celts


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-4
GRAPHIC=NONE
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SUPER=04-NBA; :00


As for Carlesimo he is denying reports yesterday that say he has been offered the Celtics general manager job, but his good friend Rick Pitino.
The new Celtics president and the rest of the Boston brass isn't commenting on the report.
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S-KC


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-26
GRAPHIC=NONE
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SUPER=03-Hartford, CT;:00


Speaking of the Celtics, hall of famer K.C. Jones took on a new challenge yesterday as the former Boston coach and player accepted the job of coaching the New England Blizzard in the women's American Basketball League.
He's been a part of 12 championship teams with the Celtics.
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Sports Tease


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NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
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And right after this, we'll check out Tiger Woods back on the tour this week,
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and see what he thinks about playing in his first event since the Masters with Fuzzy Zoeller.
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S-Tiger


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-28
GRAPHIC=TIGER WOODS


Tiger Woods hasn't played a PGA event since he won the Masters back on April 13th, but he's back on the tour this week
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SUPER=03-Irving, TX; :00


at the Byron Nelson Classic in Irving, Texas.
It's his first event with Fuzzy Zoeller, since Fuzzy's unfortunate racial remarks. But Tiger isn't looking for a confrontation this week.
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((TIGER WOODS/BACK ON TOUR THIS WEEK:))
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OUT Q=...play well."
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S-Ice


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


Ice fans will have to wait a couple of more day before the hunt for the Stanley Cup resumes.
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SUPER=03-Detroit, MI; :00


Thursday night the Western Conference final opens in Colorado with the defending cup champion Avalanche skating against the Detroit Red Wings in a rematch of last year's west final won by Colorado.
The Rangers-Flyers eastern conference final opens on Friday night.
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10:59-02

Miss-Universe


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NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Twenty-six is not usually considered OLD- but it is if you're a beauty queen.
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Miss USA is 26 year old Brooke Lee-
She's the oldest contestant in this Friday's Miss Universe Pageant.
Lee says she'll use her age to her advantage.
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((BROOKE LEE/MISS USA: THE AVERAGE AGE RUNS ABOUT 19 OR 20, SO I WILL BE LOOKING FOR THAT EXPERIENCE THAT SELF CONFIDENCE AND THAT EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND PART OF THE REASON WHY I THINK I SHOULD DO FAIRLY WELL.))
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OUT Q=do fairly well."
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Contestants are kicking up their heels as they rehearse for the Miss Universe Pageant.
The Pageant is Friday night right here on Your Hometown Station. (----------------)