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SUPER=70-Scott Prince;
SUPER=70-Mike Stevens;
ANCHOR=SCOTT
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(( TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...ONE MAN SAYS HE'S TOTALLY DISABLED AFTER BEING DIAGNOSED WITH LEGIONNAIRES DISEASE...NOW HE'S SUING LOWE'S-- THE SOURCE OF THE OUTBREAK.
THEY DIDN'T RETRACT THEIR RAISE, BUT ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS DID PUT THEIR PAY INCREASE ON HOLD, FOR NOW. ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=ON HOLD, FOR NOW.


top-story


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's MOnday May 19TH, our Top Story
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VO-NAT


Two 18-year olds, arrested in Nebraska will return to Central Virginia to face murder charges.
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P-Murder-Arrest


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-32
SS=n7pt


This is NEWS-7 Primetime on WEFC.
Good Evening, I'm Scott Prince, filling in for Connie Stevens.
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Investigators in Appomattox County got a break in the first murder case there in three years...
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Appomattox Co./Last Week;


The body of 23- year- old Lisa Yvonne Crider was found May 12th. She'd been killed by a shotgun blast to the head. her body was found in the James River.
Homicide detectives from across the region were called in to investigate her murder.
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ANCHOR=scott
SS=Murder Investigation


Saturday, authorities in Lincoln, Nebraska arrested 18-year olds Trevor Andrew Jones and Brandon Wayne Hedrick.
The pair had been wanted for two armed robberies near Lynchburg earlier this month.
Evidence from their car and statements they gave police implicated the two in Crider's murder.
Both have waived extradition to Virginia and could be returned as early as tomorrow.

P-brown


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=eea
TAPE#597-15
GRAPHIC=legal scales


A former Virginia Tech Football player and a sixth round draft pick in the N-F-L -- was found guilty of assault today.
Cornell Brown was sentenced to 30-days in jail, with all but two suspended.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


On the stand, Jonathon Nelson testified, Brown struck him on the head during an altercation, knocking him to the pavement.
Brown admitted he swung at someone but said he initially said he didn't know who, or why.
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IN Q=WHAT WAS THE PURPOSE

(( ))
SUPER=01-Cornell Brown/Defendant;
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OUT Q=yes i would
ANCHOR=scott
SS=HOLD


Brown's attorney says he's disappointed in the verdict but will NOT appeal.
Brown is expected to serve his two-day sentence over the weekend.

P-City-Council


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#597-12
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


It will be TWO more weeks before Roanoke City Council makes a final vote on proposed salary increases for the mayor and council members.
The decision on whether to give Mayor David Bowers a 28- percent increase... and council members a 14- percent pay hike was scheduled to take place this afternoon.
That vote will now happen June second.
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SOT 11:07:25
IN Q=I want

((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE MAYOR: I WANT TO HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY FOR FURTHER DISCUSSION ON THE ISSUE. THE QUESTION I'D LIKE TO HAVE THE CITIZENS OF ROANOKE ASK THEMSELVES IS... 'WHAT PAY SHOULD THE MAYOR, THE COUNCIL, AND THE TOP ADMINISTRATORS GET. ))
SUPER=@Bowers;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=administrators get
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VO-NAT


Bowers comments came during a demonstration outside the municipal building this morning.
Some upset Roanokers think city officials have gone too far with this pay increase proposal.
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SOT 2:31:47
IN Q=I think

((BISHOP SPENCER MANNS/UPSET RESIDENT: PUT THEM ON THE SANITATION TRUCKS. LET THEM DUMP SOME OF THAT TRASH DAY BY DAY. THEY DON'T EVEN HAVE AN INKLING TO WHAT THE POLICE, CITY WORKERS AND FIREMAN AND ALL OF THE CITY WORKERS GO THROUGH. THEY'RE MAKING THEMSELVES FAT CATS. ))
SUPER=01-Bishop Spencer Manns/Upset Resident;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=fat cats
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VO-NAT


Council promises to vote on the salary increases June second.
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p-bedford-School


ANCHOR=SCOTT
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=SSM
TAPE#597-21
GRAPHIC=EDUCATION


If Bedford County school teachers are going to get paid the rest of the school year, it will have to come at the expense of some school construction projects.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


The board of Supervisors tonight refused to give the school system extra money to finish out the school year, instead supervisors recommend the school board borrow the million dollars it needs from the three-point-two million dollars available in the school construction fund.
That would still leave the school system with more than a million dollars worth of debt to carry over into the next fiscal year.
The school board is expected to vote on this option Thursday night.
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P-Knowles


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-23
GRAPHIC=knowles


A Christiansburg man accused of killing his wife and wounding his daughter pled NOT guilty today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


Michael Knowles allegely killed his wife because he thought she was having an affair that began on the internet.
He admitted killing her in a letter to columnist Ann Landers, then sued her when she published the letter.
Today he said he's innocent, and made another claim.
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SOT 10:54:51 -knowles byte tape
IN Q=I am a prophet

((MICHAEL KNOWLES/DEFENDANT; I AM A PROPHET OF GOD AND I HAVE AN URGENT MESSAGE FOR AMERICA, AND THAT I MURDERED NO ONE. AND I GOT THAT ON TOP OF MOUNT SINAI FEBRUARY 7TH, 1996. ))
SUPER=01-Michael Knowles/Defendant;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=Feb., 7th, 1996
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VO-NAT


Knowles jury trial is scheduled to begin May 27th.
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(toss to robin)
tease#1

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ANCHOR=scott
SUPER=x5040; Primetime Tease Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
SUPER=x5041; Primetime Tease Stop


Pentagon sources say the nation's first female bomber pilot will NOT be granted an honorable discharge in lieu of trial on adultery and disobedience charges. That story is next.
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VO-NAT


And University of Virginia officials have some answers following yesterday's graduation day balcony collapse.
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WEFC!!! go to break

P-Flinn


ANCHOR=Scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=dse
TAPE#Net-D
GRAPHIC=None


It looks like the Air Force's first female B-52 pilot won't avoid a court martial.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Minot, ND;


Earlier today, Lieutenant Kelly Flinn's attorney filed a request for an honorable discharge instead of a court martial.
But Pentagon sources say Air force Secretary Sheila Widnall has no intention of granting the discharge.
The 26 year old pilot faces charges of adultery and lying.
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SOT Same bite as 5
IN Q=This was one

((FIRST LT. KELLY FLINN/U.S. AIR FORCE: THIS WAS ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT CHOICES I'VE HAD TO MAKE. I'VE DEDICATED MY ENTIRE LIFE AND MY PURSUIT OF MY DREAM TO FLYING THE AIR FORCE.))
SUPER=01-First Lt. Kelly Flinn/U.S. Air Force;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=in the air force.
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VO-NAT


An official announcement on the discharge proposal may come in a couple of days.
Meanwhile, Flinn's case will proceed in court tomorrow morning.
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P-Bramblett


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#597-16
GRAPHIC=bramblett


The jury in the capital murder trial of Earl Bramblett may get to hear
evidence of sex crimes, drug dealing- -even other murders---That is, IF jurors

find Bramblett guilty of murdering Teresa and Blaine Hodges and their two little girls.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Spartanburg, SC/July 1996;


Bramblett was once a suspect in the 1977 disappearance of two 14-year old girls. He was questioned but never formally accused of killing them.
In 1984, he WAS tried- -but found NOT guilty- -of sexually molesting the 10-year old sister of one of his employees.
Those cases could come up when Bramblett is tried for arson and murder next month.
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P-Lowe's


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#597-22
GRAPHIC=lawsuit


Another victim of last year's outbreak of Legionnaire's disease has filed suit against Lowe's.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg/November 1996;


Jonathan East says he "came in close proximity" to vapors from a hot tub display at Lowe's in Christiansburg last October.
He was hospitalized and nearly died.
East says he's now "totally disabled," and has had to close his business.
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ANCHOR=Scott
SS=HOLD


The Montgomery County resident is asking two million dollars in damages.
An earlier claim filed by John Allen Kirk is set for trial in November.

P-Balcony-Collapse


ANCHOR=Scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-13
GRAPHIC=NONE


It's been hailed as one of the most significant architectural structures in the nation.
Yesterday, a piece of it came crashing down at the University of Virginia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Yesterday;


The balcony collapse during graduation on the historic lawn killed one woman, and injured 17 others.
SUPER=04-Today;


School officials say the culprit appears to be a corroded iron rod.
It suspended a unique "floating" balcony designed by Thomas Jefferson.
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SOT 01:45:48
IN Q=No they've

((MURRAY HOWARD/UVA ARCHITECT: NO THEY'VE NEVER BEEN LIMITED OR DETERMINED TO HAVE A MAXIMUM CAPACITY. THERE HAVE BEEN SIZEABLE CROWDS ON THESE BALCONIES FOR 170 YEARS. SO THIS IS REALLY QUITE AN EXTRAORDINARY OCCURRENCE.))
sot 01:36:19

((LOUISE DUDLEY/UVA SPOKESWOMAN: WE ARE ENGAGING AN OUTSIDE CONSULTANT TO LOOK AT WHAT THE PROBLEM WAS AND GIVE US FORMAL DOCUMENTATION ON EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED AND WHY IT HAPPENED.))
SUPER=01-Murray Howard/UVa Architect; :00
SUPER=01-Louise Dudley/UVa Spokeswoman; :11
RUNS=:23
OUT Q=why it happened.
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VO-NAT


The University is covering the medical and counseling costs of those injured in the collapse.
The collapse is the first structural failure of the architecture Jefferson built in 1822.
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P-Wood-Brothers


ANCHOR=Scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-30
GRAPHIC=None


The wife of NASCAR team owner Leonard Wood died in an accident Saturday night...two others were killed in that crash.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rowan Co., NC/WBTV;


64- year old Betty Mae Wood died at the crash site.
The Woods' were returning from the Charlotte Motor Speedway when their van was struck head- on.
Leonard co-owns the Wood Brothers Winston Cup entry driven by Michael Waltrip.
Friends, like Patrick County Circuit Court Judge Martin Clark, say Betty Mae will be missed.
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SOT
IN Q=She is

((MARTIN CLARK/PATRICK COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE:SHE IS SOMEONE WHO IS IRREPLACEABLE, JUST A WONDERFUL, CHARMING, GIVING, BEAUTIFUL WOMAN, AND AS I SAY, PEOPLE ARE JUST, IN THIS COMMUNITY, IN THE CHURCH COMMUNITY, PEOPLE WHO KNOW HER ARE JUST STUNNED.))
SUPER=01-Martin Clark/Patrick Co. Circuit Court Judge;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=just stunned.
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P-NS-Award


ANCHOR=Scott
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#597-17
GRAPHIC=NS LOGO


For the eighth consecutive year Norfolk Southern has captured one of the railroad industry's most coveted honors, E-H Harriman Memorial Safety Award.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;


Awards are granted on the lowest casualty rates per 200- thousand employee hours worked.
The formula takes into account the volume of work performed, plus the number of fatalities, injuries, and occupational illnesses confirmed by regulators.
Also, C- Leon- Caldwell, an N-S employee from Roanoke, received the industry's top employee safety honor, the Harold- F- Hammond Award.
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Forecasts
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Warm/78-80;
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P-Adult-Home


ANCHOR=Scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#597-18
GRAPHIC=H/C BUG


A bitter dispute has an adult care facility in Botetourt County on the verge of closing.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


Residents at Shenandoah Acres recently found out they'll have to move.
The director of the program says all 36 people who live there have somewhere to go.
Many of them are veterans with mental disabilities.
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SOT 01:48:52
IN Q=The business

((NINA BIRNBACH/SHENANDOAH ACRES DIRECTOR: THE BUSINESS IS EFFECTIVELY CLOSING THE END OF THE MONTH. THEY WILL BEGIN MOVING TOMORROW. MANY OF THEM ARE READY TO MOVE.))
SUPER=01-Nina Birnbach/Shenandoah Acres Director;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=ready to move.
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VO-NAT


The problems began when the owner of Shenandoah Acres and the owner of the business being run there had a disagreement over the sale of the property.
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SOT 02:00:25
IN Q=I need

((MARY REED/SHENANDOAH ACRES PROPERTY OWNER: I NEED TO GET MONEY OUT OF THIS. I'M TOO OLD TO HOLD THIS THE REST OF MY LIFE. AND SHE'S DOING EVERYTHING SHE CAN, AND MEAN THINGS, TO STOP ME FROM SELLING.))
SUPER=01-Mary Reed/Shenandoah Acres Property Owner;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=from selling.
ANCHOR=SCOTT
SS=HOLD


The owner of the adult care business did not want to comment on camera.
The program administrator says the Virginia Department of Social Services is aware of the way the dispute is being resolved.

p-second-hand


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-23
GRAPHIC=SECOND HAND SMOKE


Regular exposure to secondhand smoke appears to almost double the risk of heart disease in women who don't smoke.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


That's the finding in a study of 32-thousand nurses.
The Centers for Disease Control says the study on second hand smoke is the strongest so far in this area of research.
Scientists at Harvard Medical School led the study.
The latest research is in tomorrow's journal "Circulation,"-- a publication of the Dallas-based American Heart Association.
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Cool-Video


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#597-24
SUPER=x5042; Video of the Day Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
GRAPHIC=News-7 Primetime


A lobster at a local grocery store found himself in a pinch... but thanks to a Roanoke family... he's managed to claw his way out of trouble.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Roanoke Co.;


For tonight's video pick we introduce you to Larry the Lobster.
He's 20- years- old... but it seemed his life was about to come to an abrupt end.
After all, he was one of the featured entrees in the seafood department of the Valley View Rack and Sack.
But Marianne Morse came to the rescue.
She and her husband bought the crustacean for a hundred dollars... and they're shipping it to New England.
Larry will be released off the coast of Maine... in a spot where trapping is illegal.
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SUPER=x5043; Video of the Day Stop
ANCHOR=sCOTT


Mike, Larry probably can't believe he's not ending up on someone's dinner plate.

SP-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#VB97-1
GRAPHIC=PRIMETIME BIG


Tonight on Primetime sports, the Avalanche bats finally come to life tonight, the Hammerin Hokies draw the trojans in the NCAA's, and Salem crowns the NCAA division two softball champ today.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Winston-Salem, NC;:00


Speaking of crowns, plenty in the shape of mortar boards were on display this afternoon in Winston-Salem as Wake Forest graduate Tim Duncan received his diploma along with 13 other Deacons in the class of 97.
He is expected to be the first millionaire in his class and the first round draft pick of the San Antonio Spurs.
Now the scores.
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Two/;
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SUPER=0092-j/San Diego/13//Cincinnati/6////Los Angeles/1/j/Montreal/2///;
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SUPER=0092-/Colorado/3/j/New York/4////San Francisco/4/j/Chicago/15///;
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SUPER=0092-j/Houston/9//Philadelphia/5////St. Louis/3//Atlanta/7/9//;
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-/Houston/47//Utah/61/3/Western Final Game One/;
SUPER=x5031;
SUPER=0103-/Colorado/1//Detroit/1/3/Western Final Game Three/;
RUNS=:35

oc...LAST SCORE.
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go to break

SP-Avalanche


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#CL-97
GRAPHIC=AVALANCHE/HILLCATS


The Salem Avalanche and Lynchburg Hillcats hooked up again tonight at Memorial Stadium in a little doubleheader action.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salem/Hillcats vs. Avalanche; :00


Salem has struggled all year to produce offense at the plate, but not tonight.
The Avalanche scored 18 runs in seven innings in game one. Vincente Garcia's blast to deep left field bounces off the fence and chases in the ninth run of the night. It's 9-to-3 in the 4th.
Salem then chased Garcia home on a fielder's choice in the bottom of the fifth as Salvador Duverge's fielders choice tot short makes it 13-to-3 in the bottom of the fifth.
SUPER=37-Lynchburg/3/Salem/18;


Then in the bottom of the sixth, Gilbert Vidal gives one a ride over the left field fence for a three run homer.
Justin Drizos and Garcia score Sale wins game one 18-to-3.
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SP-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-27
SS=Tech baseball


The Virginia Tech Hokies are in the NCAA baseball tournament for the sixth time in school history.
SS=NCAA BASEBALL


This afternoon Steve Mason talked with two key elements of this year's team that is thrilled to still be alive and kicking.
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SOT
IN Q=FIRST AUDIO
SUPER=@steve1; :00
SUPER=01-Chuck Hartman/Va. Tech Baseball Coach; :16
SUPER=01-Chad Foutz/Va. Tech Third Baseman; :56
RUNS=1:14
OUT Q=..lets go back to you"
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Sp-Softball


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-28
GRAPHIC=SOFTBALL


The NCAA Division Two softball championship was decided this afternoon as California University of Pennsylvania beat Wisconsin-Parkside 2-to-1 at the Moyer Complex.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salem/Division II Championship; :00


The Wisconsin Parkside Rangers took a one to nothing lead before Cal-PA answered in the third. Jennifer Valeriote connects on a one bagger that plates Lith Webb to tie the game at-all.
Then how about a little defense. Watch the Rangers Kathy Hillsdonk make the incredible catch at the fence in the center field to preserve the tie.
But it was just a matter of time before Cal-Pennsylvania's Kerry Novack knocked in the game winner in the bottom of the 6th.
SUPER=34-Cal-Pennsylvania/2/Wis.-Parkside/1;


Lith Webb scores from second and the Vulcans win the Division Two national championship 2-to-1.
The D-3 baseball championship starts in Salem on Saturday.
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SP-NBA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-6
GRAPHIC=NBA PLAYOFFS


The NBA playoffs have moved into the conference final mode, and tonight the Jazz is hosting the Rockets in game one of their series.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salt Lake City, UT/TNT;:00


Utah came out hot on its home floor as Jeff Hornacek converts the nice pass into a layin as the Jazz takes control early.
But Hakeem Olajuwan has been a one man wrecking crew in this game for the Rockets. He scored ____ in the first half.
Karl Malone would hold his own inside with the big hoop over Charles Barkley in the post.
And the Utah Jazz bench has been tough. Bryan Russell with the steal and
SUPER=32-Houston/ /Utah/ /Game One;

the breakaway layin. Utah lead __ to ___ in the ___ quarter.
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preview-boards


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#NET-G
GRAPHIC=none


That's all for NEWS-7 PRIMETIME-- but for more news in 30- minutes ...Here's
what you'll (----------------)

dissolve to boards see on NEWS-7 at Eleven over on WDBJ-7.
SUPER=x5024; Coming up at 11 Load
SUPER=76-Southeast Stories;


Joe Dashiell has the first part of Southeast Stories: One Neighborhood's Struggle.
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VO-NAT


The series begins with a look back at the history of the neighborhood...
The days when southeast was a thriving community, and the events 40-years ago that changed the social landscape.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:35:42 #7
IN Q=You see the Norfolk and Western

((CLARE WHITE/ROANOKE HISTORIAN: YOU SEE THE NORFOLK AND WESTERN WENT TO DIESEL JUST ABOUT THE TIME THE VISCOSE CLOSED AND MOST OF THE PEOPLE WHO LIVED IN SOUTHEAST WERE IN EITHER ONE OR THE OTHER, SO THAT THEIR LIVELIHOOD WAS TAKEN AWAY AT THAT POINT. THEY HAD TO START ALL OVER.))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=start all over.
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VO-NAT


Eventually, other industries helped to fill the gap... but southeast Roanoke is still feeling the effects of those years.
SUPER=x5025; Coming up at 11 Stop
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ANCHOR=SCOTT
SS=NONE

Primetime, goodnight. Jean Jadhon will be along over on WDBJ-7. Thanks for watching NEWS-7