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ANCHOR=Keith

An apology- -no pay raise- -from the Mayor and City Council.
That's our top story on NEWS-7 at SIX tonight.
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And an obscenity charge leveled at the corporation that runs a Roanoke night club called: "Girls, Girls, Girls."
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Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports head
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Tonight on News 7 sports, Vijay Singh wins the Memorial, Karl Malone says the Jazz players have no excuses, Steve Mason talks with a high school slugger who produced some gaudy numbers this season.
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and former Avalanche star Jamey Wright is back in town to pitch tonight at 7 at Salem Memorial.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
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The New River Valley was pounded by hail, lightning and heavy rain and those storms are still rumbling around. The latest in the weather segment.

City-Council


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=jda
TAPE#97-22
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Seal


Declaring the pay raise controversy a fiasco, Roanoke City Council has abandoned plans to raise its own salary.
Double Boxes=Keith/Joe Microwave


Joe Dashiell reports from the Municipal Building where council also scaled-back raises for top city administrators today.
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((Rollcue: they took another round of criticism today.))
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Flooding


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-21
GRAPHIC=Flooding


Heavy rains yesterday flooded Rockbridge and Roanoke Counties.
Some parts of Rockbridge County recorded up to 8-inches of rain.
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In Glasgow, the town fire department flooded, and water threatened some homes last night.
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But this morning, the water had receded, and officials say there was no serious damage.
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Some people in Roanoke were not so lucky...
A torrent of mud and water rushed into three buildings at Williamsburg Manor apartments.
A retaining wall under construction at a nearby building site apparently gave way, sending run-off down the hill into the apartment complex.
Jack Light and his wife had to move fast to get their belongings out of the muddy flood.
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The apartment manager says the construction site contractor is covering the cost of the clean-up and temporary housing for residents who have to move out.
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Girls-Girls


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-37
GRAPHIC=NONE


Nude dancing and sexually- explicit activity have a Roanoke night- club facing charges of violating the city's obscenity laws.
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The Grand Jury charges "Girls Girls Girls of Virginia" with 15 counts of obscenity.
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Citizen complaints led to a police department investigation, in which vice squad detectives observed nudity and sexually explicit activity on four separate occasions.
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((So we're talking no tops, no bottoms, no nothing. DENNIS NAGEL/ASST. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTY: THIS IS A CORPORATION THAT INITIALLY WAS DANCING, THE DANCERS WERE DANCING IN BATHING SUITS. WHAT THE DETECTIVES FOUND THIS TIME IS THAT THEY WERE STRIPPING COMPLETELY.))
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Right now only the corporate officers and owners of Girls Girls Girls have been charged.
A representative from the company must appear in court later this month.
The dancers and the manager running Girls Girls Girls at the time of the alleged offenses could also end up facing charges.
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Franklin-GJ


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#97-36
GRAPHIC=Legal Sl


Franklin County Moonshiner "Dee" Stanley is once again facing a malicious wounding charge.
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Stanley had been charged with shooting his son at their home last February.
At a preliminary hearing in April, the judge dismissed the case, because Scott Stanley could not remember much about the incident.
Franklin County prosecutor Cliff Hapgood went to the grand jury and got an indictment today.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Also indicted today, a camp counselor from Roanoke, on charges of sexually molesting a 13-year-old girl.
Joseph Wayne Doyle is accused of sexual battery, and sexual penetration with an object.
The indicents allegedly happened while Doyle was a counselor at the Smith Mountain Lake 4-H camp.

Truck-Crash


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Accident


An 18 year old man suffered serious injuries today when he crashed a pickup truck into Alleghany High School in Covington.
State police say Matthew Judkins smashed into a brick wall at the school.
A Charlottesville construction company reported the truck stolen from Route 60.
No one inside the school was injured.

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ANCHOR=Keith
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Still to come on the newscast, a longtime fixture in Roanoke's political scene says he will NOT run for re-election,
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and we'll meet a man who is trying to convince young people to follow in the footsteps of a national hero.
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Decals


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#97-38
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Seal


Roanoke's Commissioner of Revenue is coming under fire for errors in personal property assessments.
And there is now talk of overhauling the system entirely.
Double Boxes=Keith/Scott Microwave


Scott Prince is at the Roanoke City Municipal building with more.
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((Rollcue: hot feet))
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Hudson


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-23
GRAPHIC=roanoke city seal


Twenty years is apparently enough for Roanoke Sheriff Alvin Hudson.
He says he's going to retire.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Today, Hudson confirmed he will not run for re-election.
He's stepping down when his current term expires at the end of the year.
Hudson says it was a difficult decision to make, one that he wrestled with up until Saturday's filing deadline.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=hold


Hudson hopes chief deputy George McMillan will succeed him as sheriff.
McMillan is the only democrat who has filed for the election.
There's no word yet whether any Republicans will enter the race.

AG-Race


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-26
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Virginia Republicans are eight days from picking their candidate for attorney general.
And one of those candidates says he might have to drop out of the race.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Paula Jones' attorney Gil Davis told The Washington Post that IF he had to choose between doing a good job with Jones' case and his campaign -- he'd quit the campaign.
Davis also chose NOT to participate in the Christian Coalition voter guide for the race.
In the voter guide, the candidate expected to get the most Coalition support has a possible liability.
The Coalition chose to include Mark Earley's support for binding arbitration for teachers in the survey.
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((JERRY KILGORE/R-CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GEN.: WELL IT CERTAINLY AGAIN RAISES THE WEAKNESS IN MARK EARLEY'S PAST THAT HE HAS NOT BEEN SUPPORTIVE OF VIRGINIA'S RIGHT TO WORK STATUTE AS FULLY AS HE SHOULD HAVE BEEN.))
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VO-NAT


Neither Earley or Davis returned phone calls for this story.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
TAPE#=None
GRAPHIC=NONE


New signs of a robust economy could signal an increase in interest rates and that pushed some sectors of the stock market down.
The DOW lost 41 and a-half points to close for the day at 72-hundred-89.
NASDAQ ROSE four and a-half points.
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Booker-March


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
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Imagine having to be at work at four A-M- -taking time out for school- -then going back to the salt mines... all before the age of 12.
That describes the life of America's premier Black educator- -when Booker T. Washington was just "Up from Slavery" ...illiterate, but determined to do something about it.
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Joe Bundy knows as much about Booker T. Washington as anyone.
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(( 11:52:50 ((HE WAS ALWAYS A HERO IN MY FAMILY GROWING UP.))
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This weekend Bundy began a 250-mile trek from the Hale's Ford section of Franklin County to Charleston, West Virginia- -roughly re-creating the trip Washington made at age nine- -on foot- -as a newly-freed slave. 11:58:30 - - walking past ((WE'RE VERY FAMILIAR WITH PLANTATIONS, SLAVERY IN THE DEEP SOUTH, BUT A LOT OF PEOPLE DON'T REALIZE THERE WAS ALSO INDUSTRIAL SLAVERY.))
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His family settled in Malden, West Virginia where he worked in the salt mines. 11:54:17 ((THE STORY ABOUT HIM HAVING TO WORK IN THE SALT WORKS, LOAD SALT IN THE BARRELS,TIGHTEN THIS UP THEN WORK FROM LIKE FIVE O'CLOCK TO NINE O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING, THEN GO TO SCHOOL AND COME BACK AFTER SCHOOL AND WORK... all at the age of about 11 or 12. YEAH. HE WAS ABOUT 11 AT THAT TIME. THEN WHEN HE REALIZED HE COULDN'T DO THAT, BECAUSE HE WAS GETTING TO SCHOOL TOO LATE, THE KID WORKS ALL DAY AND GOES TO NIGHT SCHOOL. HA HA. YOU KNOW, THAT KIND OF DETERMINATION.))
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Washington not only earned a PhD, he founded Tuskegee Institute. 11:55:27 ((THE KEY TO BEING FREE AND TO BEING IN A FREE DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY WAS EDUCATION. AND SO HE WAS A PART OF THAT WHOLE ERA, BUT HE REALLY EPITOMIZES THAT EFFORT.))
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Bundy hopes to be in Charleston in time for West Virginia Day on the 20th.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming your way tonight on News 7 sports, Vijay wins the rain shortened Memorial, the last American is ousted at the French Open, Jamey Wright is back on the hill for the Avalanche tonight.
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And Steve Mason has the story of a high school baseball player who was anything but a pitcher's friend this past season.
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S-Avalanche


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#CL-97
GRAPHIC=AVALANCHE


The Salem Avalanche is trying to once again play at Memorial field after getting washed away yesterday.
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Tonight area fans will get a chance to see the first Avalanche player to make it to the big leagues, Jamey Wright.
Wright joined the Colorado Rockies on July 2nd of last year and 15 starts in his first stint.
This year he is 4-and-2 with Colorado and in Salem to continue rehabbing an injured right clavicle.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=AVALANCHE


Salem's game is still on for seven, but
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the Hillcats game at Wilmington tonight already has been postponed due to rain.

S-Dodger


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6PM
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-24
GRAPHIC=MLB


Rehab of a different kind is coming up for Los Angeles Dodger rookie Wilton Guerrero.
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SUPER=04-MLB; :00


The National League suspended him today for 8 games for using a corked bat yesterday.
He also was fined an undisclosed amount.
Guerrero is tied for the major league lead in triples with six.
The suspension begins tonight. He'll be able to return to the lineup on June tenth.
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S-Giles


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-5
GRAPHIC=Baseball


State baseball tournament action joins softball and soccer as one of the hot topics in June.
SS=Chris Hutchison


While the season is over for Giles star Chris Hutchison; Steve Mason says the senior has made some memories that will last a lifetime.
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((Hutchison was an all state selection; leaving his coach with a easy decision when it came to working with Chris in his final year. ((:))
This year turned into a statistical eruption. Hutchison batted .650 with 52 RBI's and 18 homeruns. ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((CHRIS:))
Hutchison wears number 7 from his centerfield position for Giles. His hard work while dawning number 9 from the Spartan backfield has also aided his cause in at the plate. ((:)) Chris will play in the mid July East/West All star game in Hampton and is headed to Virginia Tech next year on a partial baseball scholarship.)) ((
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S-Memorial


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-26
SS=PGA TOUR


It took an extra day and 18 fewer holes but the Muirfield Village Golf course finally dried out enough for this week's PGA event,
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The Memorial to let the tournament wrapup 54 holes today.
Vijay Singh took advantage of the overcast, foggy condition as he hits one of the finest 3 wood shots from the fairway that you will ever see, knocking the ball to within a foot of the cup on hole number 11.
Vijay shot a 67 today to finish the 54 holes with a two shot win over Greg Norman.
Singh picked up $342 thousand dollars with the win.
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S-French


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-27
GRAPHIC=FRENCH OPEN


Rain also played havoc with play at the French Open today in the fourth round.
Unfortunately, the rain couldn't save the last American from exiting the tourney.
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SUPER=03-Paris, France/ESPN; :00


Michael Chang, who won the Open in 1989, was sent back across the Atlantic by Spain's Sergi Bruguera.
After dropping the opening set, Bruguera stormed back to take the next three and the match 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 and 6-4.
This will be the first time since the 1987 Australian Open that an American has not reached the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam event.
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S-NBA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-3
GRAPHIC=NBA Finals


The Bulls have a 1-nothing lead over the Jazz heading into game two of the best of seven series Wednesday night.
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SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/NBC; :00


Karl Malone exited the United Center floor in a hurry after watching Michael Jordan hit the game winning shot as time expired for a 84-82 victory.
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S-Rudd


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-36
GRAPHIC=POCONO


The Winston Cup circuit heads to Pocono this week, and Ricky Rudd can;t wait to get there to see if his luck will hold up.
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SUPER=03-Dover, DE/TNN; :00


By his own admittance, Rudd had no better than a fourth or fifth place car yesterday.
But when Dale Jarrett, Jeff Gordon and finally Ernie irvan each eliminated themselves from contention and handed over the lead, Rudd had nothing better to do than hold off Mark Martin for the win.
Rudd now has at least one win in 15 straight seasons.
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