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ANCHOR=Keith

Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX:
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fraternity brothers of an arson victim express their relief there's been an arrest in a Radford University frat house fire.
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ANCHOR=Keith


And it's back to the public hearing stage to decide whether sex education will be required statewide. Sports-head
ANCHOR=Steve


In sports, game five between the Bulls and the Jazz is on everyone's mind, a recap of yesterday's state championship action,
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and the Washington Redskins have landed an offensive weapon.
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More clouds than sun...and a few showers tossed into the mix. That's the forecast coming up.

Harvey


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97=24
GRAPHIC=Fire Aftermath


Friends of a Radford University student killed when his fraternity house burned say they knew it wasn't an accident.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Radford/February 24, 1996;


21- year old Christopher Mirch died in February of last year when the Delta Tau Chi fraternity house, on Grove Avenue, caught fire.
His body was found in an upstairs bedroom.
Yesterday, a grand jury returned an indictment against a former Radford University student.
20- year old Michael Harvey is charged with arson and murder.
Authorities haven't released a motive.
Whatever the reason, the victim's fraternity brothers say they've always felt the fire wasn't an accident.
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IN Q=It's been

((CHARLES CUNNINGHAM/VICTIM'S FRIEND:IT'S BEEN ABOUT A YEAR AND A HALF AND YOU KIND OF GIVE UP HOPE AFTER A WHILE, YOU JUST FIGURE NOTHING'S GOING TO HAPPEN, IT WAS JUST A BIG RELIEF. ))
SUPER=01-Charles Cunningham/Victim's Friend; :00
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ANCHOR=KEITH
SS=Fire Aftermath


Michael Harvey is being brought back to Radford in police custody.
He was apparently undergoing annual training at Fort A- P Hill, with the National Guard, when he was arrested.


Roanoke-Stabbing


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-35
GRAPHIC=None


Residents of a Roanoke apartment building ran for cover today when a domestic dispute turned violent.
No one was injured by the gunfire, but one man was taken to the hospital with a stab wound.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The incident happened at the Brightwood Manor Apartments on Hunt Avenue.
Roanoke police say the altercation began as a woman was removing furniture from an apartment she shared with a fifteen year- old boyfriend.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=None


During the confrontation, the girl's uncle allegedly stabbed the fifteen year old in the side.
Later, police say the youth fired four shots at the uncle.
Roanoke police have charged 38- year- old Myron Wiley of Woodbridge with malicious wounding.

SOA'S


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


Another month of hearings.
That's the word from the State Board of Education meeting at this hour in Richmond.
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SUPER=03-Richmond;


The board also says it will NOT try to write charter schools into its new re-write of the Standards of Accreditation... although board members debated it over the weekend.
But elementary school guidance counselors and sex ed or "family life education" would be optional.
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IN Q=Now I know

((MICHELLE EASTON/VA. BOARD OF EDUCATION: NOW I KNOW THAT THIS IS SEEN BY SOME AS A CONTROVERSIAL MOVE. AND I'M NOT GOING TO GET INTO THE MERITS OR DEMERITS OF "FLE." THAT IS NOT THE ISSUE HERE. THE ISSUE HERE IS PURELY AND SIMPLY WHETHER THE STATE SHOULD MANDATE IT ON LOCAL BOARDS. AND THERE'S CONSENSUS AMONG THE BOARD THAT THIS IS A UNIQUELY LOCAL DECISION.))
SUPER=01-Michelle Easton/Virginia Board of Education;
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The bulk of the changes deal with increased graduation requirements in the core subjects.
Board President Michelle Easton calls these SOAs the "the most sweeping changes for Virginia schools" in state history.
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GOP-Ticket


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-23
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Virginia Democrats now know who they'll be running against in November.
And the Republican team is showing off its final pick.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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(( It was the man who did NOT advertise who won by 11 percentage points.
Chesapeake State Senator Mark Earley is finally the GOP nominee for attorney general.
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((JIM GILMORE: I AM SO PROUD OF THIS TICKET I JUST CAN'T TELL YOU HOW PROUD I AM.))
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Jim Gilmore's at the head of the troops but NO longer a "general."
He stepped down from office to campaign full time for his would-be successor.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: WHEN WE HAD BILLS THAT WE WANTED TO CARRY, AND WE HAVE A LOT OF GOOD REPUBLICANS, IT'S NOT JUST MARK, BUT NEVERTHELESS THERE'S CERTAIN TIMES YOU WANT A VERY ARTICULATE, PRINCIPLED, AND RESPECTED INDIVIDUAL TO CARRY CERTAIN MEASURES.))
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((MARK EARLEY: I THINK PART OF WHAT WE BRING IS AN ENTHUSIASM...ALL WALKS... CROSS-SECTION OF VIRGINIANS TO THE TABLE.))
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Sounds good.
But the ticket's inaugural campaign swing was greeted with the labels "extremists" and "Pat Robertson's Dream Team," courtesy of state Democratic party chairwoman Sue Wrenn.
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((JIM GILMORE: THEY'LL CALL NAMES AGAIN THIS YEAR BUT IT STILL WON'T WORK. AND THE REASON IT WON'T WORK IS BECAUSE WE HAVE A TRACK RECORD OF PERFORMANCE IN THE VIRGINIA STATE SENATE, IN THE COMMUNITY, IN THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE, AND THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA KNOW THAT THAT KIND OF BALONEY JUST ISN'T GONNA WASH IN 1997.))
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Earley did pass one major litmus test.
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((FINALLY YOU HAVE A CANDIDATE ON THIS TICKET WEARING PROPER FOOTWEAR.))
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((JIM GILMORE: BUT IT'S EVEN SHINED. THEY'RE EVEN SHINED.))
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The whole lot of 'em want to follow in George Allen's bootsteps in November.
Ellen Qualls, News 7.))
wipe wipe wipe

holland


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-29
GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Last Night;


In Roanoke City, it was a landslide victory for the challenger in the Democratic primary for Commissioner of Revenue.
Sherman Holland got 69 percent of the vote to incumbent Marsha Compton Fielder's 31 percent.
Holland maintains an audit of the commissioner of revenue's office revealed inconsistent tax rates--Compton Fielder says the study was flawed.
Holland says his campaign will now focus on fairness for all taxpayers.
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Tease#1

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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE

Many of us have short term memory problems--can't remember where you put something. Still to come on News 7 at Six, a seminar today offered tips for improving your memory.
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and a new resource in the Roanoke Valley for those who are battling substance abuse.
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Parental-Notification


ANCHOR=Keith
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WRITER=equ
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Abortion


Parental notification for teenagers who want an abortion is 19 days from being law in Virginia.
Tomorrow, Planned Parenthood will try to stop it.
SS=Planned Parenthood


The group will file for a temporary restraining order in federal court in Charlottesville.
Arguments are tentatively scheduled for Friday morning.
The move comes just after the bill's chief patron picked up his party's nod for the job to defend parental notification in court.
Republican Mark Earley got the abortion measure through the General Assembly year.

Phases


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-27
GRAPHIC=None


A two- year reorganization of drug treatment services in the Roanoke Valley has produced a new program and a new address.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The Phases program has consolidated its offices and meeting rooms in a renovated home on Campbell Avenue.
Today, Blue Ridge Community Services dedicated the building.
The program is less than a year old and it reflects a national shift from residential care to more day treatment, intensive outpatient care, and relapse prevention.
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((THE MOST IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO THE COMMUNITY IS THAT WE HAVE BEEN ABLE TO BRING SOME REALLY INNOVATIVE, NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED SERVICES TO THE ROANOKE VALLEY DEALING WITH THE SUBSTANCE ABUSER.))
SUPER=01-Henry Altice/Phases Executive Director;
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OUT Q=with the substance abuser.
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=None


The Phases program now provides substance abuse treatment and support services to more than 200 clients and their families each week.

County-Chief


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-37
GRAPHIC=Ray Lavinder


Roanoke County's new chief of police says he'd like to have more officers on the street.
Ray Lavinder assumed the top post today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.


After reviewing 73 applications from around the country, a selection committee and then the county administrator picked an insider with 18 years on the force.
Lavinder hinted that he may be able to get more work out of some of the top brass and increase the number of sworn officers on the street.
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((RAY LAVINDER/ROANOKE CO. POLICE CHIEF: WE WILL BE LOOKING AT AREAS OF THE DEPARTMENT NOW, MAYBE ADMINISTRATIVE AREAS, AND SEE IF WE CAN TAKE PERSONS OUT OF ADMINISTRATION OR SUPERVISION AND PLACE THOSE POSITIONS IN A LAW ENFORCEMENT AREA. ))
SUPER=01-Ray Lavinder/Roanoke Co. Police Chief
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OUT Q=enforcement area.

**Keith on ENG**
Lavinder became a finalist for the job seven years ago when the department was first formed from the old Sheriff's Department. He thought he was ready for the job in 1990, but says he realizes now- -at age 51- -that he wasn't.
He promises to be more accessible than his predecessor.
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IN Q=If you come

((IF YOU COME TO ME, I'LL DO WHAT EVER I CAN TO HELP YOU, SIMPLE AS THAT.))
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OUT Q=simple as that.


Christian-Coalition


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


The Christian Coalition has named Don Hodel as its new president, replacing religious broadcaster Pat Robertson.
Hodel headed two departments in the Reagan administration.
He'll be responsible for the coalition's day-to-day management and strategic direction.
Robertson is moving from president to chairman of the board.
The Chesapeake-based group also has named former Congressman Randy Tate to replace executive secretary Ralph Reed.


Smoking-Room


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-38
GRAPHIC=Cigarette Smoking


A state tax department employee won the battle but NOT the war.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape;


Julio (JEW-lee-o) Del Corso convinced tax commissioner Danny Payne to build a smokers room.
The agency's offices are in an open building... with a centralized smokers lounge and shared space in the cafeteria.
In 1992, one worker who complained was given a respirator mask.
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TALENT=Keith
SS=Cigarette Smoking


Del Corso says he's still NOT happy.
He wants smoking banned at the tax department like it is in some other state offices.

Stocks


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


Jumps in energy-related stocks led the way on Wall Street today, TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE
with the Dow gaining 37 points for a fourth consecutive record close.
NASDAQ was UP six points.
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Development-Seminar


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-31
GRAPHIC=None


Virginia has staged a turnaround in business recruitment by "thinking big", luring large employers to its larger population centers.
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SUPER=@File;


But a high ranking business leader thinks Virginia needs to "think small" for its next wave of development.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The president of Virginia's Chamber of Commerce told economic developers that a disparity exists when it comes to high profile projects.
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IN Q=Industry tends

((HUGH KEOGH/VA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRES.: INDUSTRY TENDS TO TRACK THE INTERSTATES. IT HAS BEEN A TRUISM FOR MANY YEARS. AND NOW WE HAVE TO CONTEMPLATE HOW TO SHORE UP THE EMPLOYMENT AND PERSONAL INCOME NEEDS OF THE AREAS THAT ARE NOT SERVED BY AN INTERSTATE, ESPECIALLY THE SOUTHSIDE CORRIDOR AND IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.))
SUPER=01-Hugh Keogh/Va Chamber of Commerce Pres.;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=Southwest Virginia.
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Hugh Keogh notes that before these parts of Virginia get more attention, they need to be ready to market themselves and have sites available that are ready for construction.
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Memory


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jsu
TAPE#97-34
GRAPHIC=None


How many times have you run into someone and couldn't remember their name?
In business that can be a detriment--and those taking part in a workshop today hope to avoid such embarrassment by improving their memories.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


It's a two day seminar sponsored by the Memory Training Institute.
The partipants are learning the technique of vivid visualization...associating visual images with words or things.
Training consultants say being able to remember information like someone's name is crucial in business matters.
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SOT 12:07:02
IN Q=the friendship

((GARY CASTELLANO/TRAINING CONSULTANT: THE FRIENDSHOP PRINCIPLE IS VERY VERY IMPORTANT FOR BUSINESS AND WHAT THAT ACTUALLY IS.. PEOPLE LIKE TO DO BUSINESS WITH PEOPLE THEY LIKE OR TRUST ))
SUPER=01-Gary Castellano/Training Consultant;
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OUT Q=like or trust
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Research shows people only remember 14-percent of what they hear..but more than 50-percent of what they see.
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IN Q= debbie could be

((GARY CASTELLANO/TRAINING CONSULTANT: DEBBIE COULD BE A DEAD BEE AND YOU JUST PICTURE THAT DEAD BEE ON THAT PERSON ))
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OUT Q= on that person
Talent=Keith
SS=None


The Memory Training Institute is a national organization.
About 100 people attended the workshop.





Sports tease


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
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The Redskins sign a wide receiver with a big reputation, we will recap yesterday's four state championship wins,
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and Roy Stanley checks in with the Scott Robertson Memorial golf scholarship awards presentations.
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S-Bulls


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-11
GRAPHIC=NBA finals


Game five of the NBA finals between Utah and Chicago tips off tonight in Salt Lake City.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Salt Lake City, UT/Today; :00


Chicago arrived at it's practice facility today for a brief shoot around. The Bulls seemed loose heading into game 5. While Rodman and Pippen were on hand for the practice;
Michael Jordan was NOT.
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((PHIL JACKSON/CHICAGO HEAD COACH:))
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S-Harper


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=RS96-1
GRAPHIC=Redskins


The washington Redskins have signed wide receiver Alvin Harper to an undisclosed contract.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=04-NFL; :00


Harper was released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers yesterday after a disappointing season that included just 19 receptions. the six year NFL veteran spent his first four seasons with the dallas Cowboys where Redskins head coach Norv Turner was his offensive coordinator.
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S-Robertson


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-3
GRAPHIC=Scott Robertson


The Scott Robertson Memorial Golf tournament is scheduled for August again this year.
This afternoon the scholarships were presented and tournament officials announced that this years tournament will be highly recognized on the national junior circuit.
Roy Stanley has more.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Martin Kessler/Scott Robertson Scholarship; :13
SUPER=01-Brian Sutton/Eugene Hawthorne Scholarship; :21
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((This years scholarship recipients happen to attend the same school.
They are William Byrds Martin Kessler and Brian Sutton. They both have a 4 point 0 grade point average and will attend Virginia Tech.)) ((MARTIN KESSLER/SCOTT ROBERTSON SCHOLARSHIP: )) ((BRIAN SUTTON/EUGENE HAWTHRONE SCHOLARSHIP: )) ((The tournament entry committee has already received 189 applications from 29 states and 5 foreign countries.
And this years field could be the best ever.)) ((MILLER BABER/CHAIRMAN ENTRY COMMITTEE: )) ((ROY STANDUP: )) ((MIKE SMITH/CHAIRMAN SCOTT ROBERTSON COMMITTEE: )) ((The tournament qualifier is scheduled for August 11-th the tournament is August 12-th, 13-th and 14-th at the Roanoke Country Club.
Roy Stanley news 7 sports.))
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S-Glenvar


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-4
GRAPHIC=VHSL


Glenvar high school graduates tonight. Among the participants; three seniors who helped win the school's fifth softball state championship last night.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Powhatan/Group A State Championship; :00


Pitcher Amy Layman pitched 16 innings and gave up only one hit while striking out 21 batters to lead the Lady Highlanders to a 1-nothing victory. It's the first state title for Glenvar's softball team since 1993
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((AMY LAYMAN/GLENVAR PITCHER:)) ((RANAE ANDERSON/HAD GAME WINNING RUN:))
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S-Rustburg


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
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Rustburg won the Group 2A state softball championship last behind the arm of another strong pitcher.
Lindsey Torrence a 7 hitter in shutting out Loudoun Valley 2-nothing. The lady Red Devils have won the state 3 out of the last 5 years.

S-Byrd


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-7
GRAPHIC=VHSL


The William Byrd baseball team celebrated at Terriers field into the early morning hours today after winning the schools first group 2A state championship.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Vinton/2A State Championship; :00


Byrd ace pitcher Chris Manning went the distance and allowed only one run. The game ended on a Manning strikeout as the Terriers finally shake three state semifinal losses; including last year's, by beating Tabb 4-1 for the title.
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((CHRIS MANNING/WILLIAM BYRD PITCHER:))
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S-Grayson


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TAPE#=S7-5
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Independence/Group A State Championship; :00


and down in Independence; Grayson County won the Group A state baseball title in a 4-1 victory over brenstville District.
Catcher Adam Williams brought home the eventual game winner on this shot to left centerfield. THat made it 2-1 Blue devils and that was all they needed. Grayson pitcher Wes Selfe, who is headed to Davidson on a scholarship, allowed only a run while striking out 14 in the title win.
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Promo


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


Virginia is offering an amnesty deal to parents who are behind on child support.
It's in effect until a week from Friday.
If parents agree to a payment plan before then, the state won't pursue legal action.
Coming up tonight on News 7 at 11, we'll have reaction from parents whose former partners have stiffed them on payments.
Is the new get-tough policy working?
For that story, plus all the latest news, weather, and sports, watch News 7 (ad lib News 7 Prime Time and byes) at 11.