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1-News-Head

ANCHOR=Keith

Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX:
A death sentence for Timothy McVeigh.
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VO-NAT


Work on the smart road is underway, even as additional design changes are revealed- -fueling environmentalists claims that we're not being told the whole story.
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ANCHOR=Keith


And the seance at the Avalanche is OFF; we'll check in at the ballpark to see what IS going on in Salem tonight. Sports-head
ANCHOR=steve


In sports, we will have qualifying from Michigan, the Flyers do not believe coach Terry Murray is qualified to coach them anymore,
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VO-NAT


and former Massachusetts star Marcus Camby is arrested on a drug charge in Connecticut.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


Temperatures soared today but the big boomers did not form. Tomorrow we expect locally heavy downpours and low temperatures as well.

McVeigh


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Timothy McVeigh


A federal jury in Denver says Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh must die.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Denver;


The decision was announced just about half an hour ago.
McVeigh was convicted of bombing the Murrah building two years ago, killing 168 people.
Defense lawyers had asked the jury to spare his life; the decision came after 11 hours of deliberations.
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Talent=Keith
SS=Timothy McVeigh


Again... a death sentence in the penalty phase of the McVeigh trial.
CBS Evening News will have more tonight at 6:30.

Environmental-coalition


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-29
GRAPHIC=Smart Road

**Note Anchor Tag**
The smart road will be wider, cut deeper into the terrain, accommodate faster vehicles, cost more than originally planned.
And site preparation is already underway.
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IN Q=The contractor started
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.; :00
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :10
SUPER=01-Tom Linzey/Environmental Legal Defense Fund; :14
SUPER=@file; :24
SUPER=01-Shireen Parsons/Sierra Club; :55
RUNS=1:12
OUT Q=a monster thing.



The contractor started Monday, staking out the right of way, getting ready to put up fences.
V-DOT's resident engineer says they're not doing anything that can't be undone.
Environmental groups were in federal court today trying to stop it.
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SOT Linzey 11:14:40
IN Q=If construction

((IF CONSTRUCTION PROCEEDS- -AND THEY'RE ALREADY MOVING EARTH OUT THERE NOW, PRELIMINARY PLANS TO PUT THE HIGHWAY THROUGH AND THE BRIDGES THERE- -IS THAT AN INJUNCTION FROM THIS JUDGE WOULD STOP THE PROJECT COLD IN ITS TRACKS.))
SUPER=01-Tom Linzey/Environmental Legal Defense Fund
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=in it's tracks


V-DOT is giving Judge Jackson Kiser a week to decide.
Bulldozers are ready to roll the 23rd, if he hasn't issued an injunction by then.
Environmentalists suspect corporate sponsors of the project wouldn't stand for a delay to re-asses the environmental impact. They'd take the project elsewhere.
Meanwhile the price tag has gone from 108 million to 140 million dollars- -because the road will be flatter, wider, built for speed... 10 miles an hour faster than originally planned.
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SOT 18:18:40
IN Q=And this means

((AND THIS MEANS THAT THEY'RE GOING TO HAVE TO CARVE MORE OUT OF THE MOUNTAIN THAN THEY ORIGINALLY THOUGHT. WELL, THIS ITSELF HAS SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT. THE MORE WE LEARN ABOUT THIS THING THE MORE IT BECOMES A MONSTROSITY. IT'S NOT JUST A FOUR-LANE HIGHWAY THROUGH A BEAUTIFUL VALLEY, IT'S A MONSTER THING.))
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=it's a monster thing.
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Smart Road


The Sierra Club and others sued to block the road after highway engineers revealed plans to erect snow-making towers along the roadbed- -only after the project had already won government approval.

Harvey


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THA
TAPE#97-26
GRAPHIC=Michael Harvey


A former Radford University student charged with arson and murder may have to find his own attorney.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Radford;


20- year old Michael Harvey is accused of setting fire to a fraternity house last February.
21- year old Christopher Mirch died in the blaze.
Harvey told a judge he was earning about 250- dollars a week before his arrest.
Harvey was taken into custody while undergoing National Guard training at Fort A- P Hill.
For now, he's been assigned a public defender.
But the judge says if Harvey is able to make bond and goes back to work, he'll have to pay for his own attorney.
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Seance


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-24
GRAPHIC=Salem Avalanche


Salem's minor league baseball team is making a new promotional pitch, after a controversial event scheduled for today Friday the 13th backfired.
Double Boxes=Keith and Len/Microwave


Len Besthoff's at Salem Stadium with more.
Live=Len Full/Microwave
SUPER=@Len1;
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OUT Q=direct each other better
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Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE

It's not your typical police cruiser. Up next on News 7 at Six, Boones Mill is selling the sports car that has been its chief law enforcement vehicle.
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and a random act of violence left him paralyzed three years ago, but a Lynchburg College graduate is still working hard to achieve his goals.
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ANCHOR=Robin

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Bernie-Two


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-42
GRAPHIC=Bernie Bernatavicius


The night he was shot, he was just weeks from graduation.. a few months from entering law school.
But the bullet that paralyzed Edward "Bernie" Bernatavicius
(ber-nuh-TAH-vitch) did "not" destroy his will or his dreams for the future.


Steve Smallshaw has his story from Philadelphia.
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OUT Q=News7, Philadelphia.


(( Not everyone can sum up their college career with a statement like this.
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SOT 10:39:12
IN Q=It was a

((BERNIE BERNATAVICIUS: IT WAS A GREAT FOUR YEARS EXCEPT FOR GETTING SHOT.))
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=getting shot.


Three years ago, Lynchburg College's student body president Edward "Bernie" Bernatavicius was caught in the middle of a driveby shooting.
The bullet severed his spinal cord, leaving him paralyzed from the chest down.
It happened just two weeks before graduation.
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SOT 10:40:41
IN Q=I mean think

((EDWARD "BERNIE" BERNATAVICIUS: I MEAN THINK ABOUT IT, YOU'RE HAVING A GREAT LIFE THE DAY BEFORE, THE WEEKEND BEFORE. IN FACT, I ACTUALLY THOUGHT THE WEEKEND BEFORE WAS ONE OF THE BEST WEEKENDS OF MY LIFE BECAUSE OF CERTAIN EVENTS THAT HAD HAPPENED, AND THEN JUST TO HAVE A 360 TURNAROUND, IT IS INSANITY.))
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=it is insanity.


But with the help of friends and family, Bernie survived.
In three months at the Magee Rehab Hospital in Philadelphia, he learned to sit up again, to care for himself.. to get back to the business of living.
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SOT 14:37:48
IN Q=What Magee is

((DR. MITCH FREEDMAN/MAGEE REHAB HOSPITAL: WHAT MAGEE IS ABOUT IS TRYING TO HELP PEOPLE HAVE BETTER LIVES AND TRY TO ATTAIN THE MAXIMUM LEVEL OF FUNCTION THEY CAN, AND NOBODY EXEMPLIFIES THAT BETTER THAN BERNIE.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=better than Bernie.
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Standup
IN Q=In the three

((In the three years since the shooting, Bernie says there was just one time when he felt sorry for himself... the day he learned he would never walk again. But he quickly moved on, returning here to Lynchburg College as a grants researcher in 1995, and then achieved his biggest dream, by attending law school in Philadelphia.))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=in Philadelphia.


His mental toughness has helped him survive two grueling years at Villanova University, and he's giving something back to the rehab hospital by volunteering at a legal clinic for the disabled there.
He's also learned a lot...that it's okay to ask for help sometimes, and that even in a wheelchair, life is about making yourself better.
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SOT 10:34:15
IN Q=No matter if

((BERNIE BERNATAVICIUS: NO MATTER IF YOU HAVE A DISABILITY OR NOT, LIFE IS A JOURNEY THAT YOU PROBABLY SHOULD TRY CONTINUING TO IMPROVE YOURSELF. YOU CAN BE CONTENT WITH A LOT OF THINGS, BUT THERE'S ALWAYS ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT AND ALWAYS TRY TO MAKE YOURSELF BETTER.))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=make yourself better.


It's an ideal Bernie Bernatavicius has no trouble living up to.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Philadelphia.))

Missing-Girls


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
TAPE#97-35
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Police investigating the murders of three young girls in Spotsylvania say media reports are not helping their work.
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VO-NAT
A Washington T-V station has reported the bodies of two of the victims---16

year old Sofia Silva and 15 year old Kristin Lisk--were found with their genital areas shaved, a possible serial killer signature.
But Sheriff Ron Knight says making that information public could now cause the killer to change his signature.
All three victims--Silva, Kristin Lisk and her 12 year old sister Kati--vanished from their homes.
All were found a few miles away some time later, their bodies in water.
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Plane-Crash


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
TAPE#97-37
GRAPHIC=Plane Crash Invest


The government's preliminary investigation has not yielded a cause for this month's small plane crash in Montgomery County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./June 3;


The report does confirm several findings from the crash site--including the fact one of the wings was separated from the plane before the crash.
It's also believed the Cessna turned sharply before nose-diving into a hillside.
The crash killed the three men on board--Clifford Wells, Tim Sprinkle, and David Smith, all experienced pilots.
There were no radio transmissions indicating trouble right before impact.
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Beyer


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-31
GRAPHIC=Don Beyer


Republicans are urging voters to take a look under the hood of the Don Beyer campaign.
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SOT 00:14:23
IN Q=I'll be the first

((LT. GOVERNOR DON BEYER: "I'LL BE THE FIRST BUSINESS LEADER TO BE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA IN 40 YEARS. I'LL ALSO BE THE FIRST CERTIFIED MECHANIC EVER TO BE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA."))
RUNS=:08
SUPER=04-Political Advertisement;
OUT Q=to be governor of Virginia
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VO-NAT


The problem for Virginia Republicans is that Beyer's auto mechanic certification expired in the late '80's.
A spokesman for the certifying organization says NO problem, he can still call himself a mechanic.
Beyer co-owns Don Beyer Volvo and a new Land Rover dealership in northern Virginia.
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Stocks


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


Wall Street has set a record every day this week, and today was no different. TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE
The Dow was up 71 points to close out the week at 77 hundred 82.
NASDAQ was also UP--12 points, another record finish.
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Danville-Train


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6 pm
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-29
GRAPHIC=None


Danville has a new claim to fame...
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


its train station.
Amtrak's Whistlestop Train Tour made a pit stop here on its way cross country, calling the Danville depot a role model.
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SOT 1:49:35
IN Q= What you're doing

((RAYMOND LANG/AMTRAK: WHAT YOU'RE DOING HERE IN DANVILLE IS WONDERFUL, WITH THE TOBACCO WAREHOUSE DISTRICT AND THE MARKET ACROSS THE STREET HERE, BRINGING THE MODES OF TRANSPORTATION TOGETHER. THAT'S AN EXAMPLE OF HOW YOU CAN USE A TRAIN STATION TO REVITALIZE DOWNTOWN.))
SUPER=01-Raymond Lang/Amtrak;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=downtown
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VO-NAT


The Whistlestop Tour celebrates historic train stations like the one in Danville, built in 1899.
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SOT 01:42:40
IN Q=My father

((JOYCE THOMAS: MY FATHER USED TO LIVE IN SOUTH CAROLINA AND WE ALWAYS TOOK THE OLD TRAIN BACK TO SOUTH CAROLINA FOR A VISIT, BACK TO DANVILLE. IT'S WONDERFUL, IT REALLY IS.))
SUPER=07-Joyce Thomas;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=really is
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VO-NAT


Contests and exhibits will continue on board the train both tonight and tomorrow.
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Boones-Mill


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#97-30
GRAPHIC=None


The ad could read: Police sports car for sale--first of its kind--for information call the town of Boones Mill.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Boones Mill;


Lieutenant Lynn Frith says this was the first marked police Camaro on the job when the town purchased it for 14-thousand dollars in 1991.
He says the sports car made it easier to catch up with speeders.
But now the car needs some costly repair work, so the town is opting to sell it and buy a newer model.
Frith is placing ads in national car magazines, hoping to attract bids from collectors.
The town has already received a ten-thousand dollar offer.
Frith says the new Z-28 will cost about 20-thousand dollars and should be on the road by September.
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Sports tease


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=


The Bulls are one win away from the title; Marcus Camby has a brush with the law, The Flyers fire their head coach,
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VO-NAT


and Travis Wells catches up with some former Martinsville Phillies who are now making their mark in the bigtime.
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S-Qualify


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=michigan


Qualifying for Sunday's Miller 400 just finished at Michigan International Speedway. Dale Jarrett has won the pole for this weekend's race. Joe Nemechek will start on the outside pole. here's the top 25 wipe to boards
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Burton//10. Jimmy Spencer//;
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Hamilton//25. Dave Marcis//;
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OUT Q=.....LAST CAR.
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ANCHOR=Steve
SS=Hold qualify


Bill Elliott, Rick mast, Michael Waltrip and ward Burton did not make the top 25.

S-Avalanche


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#S7-12
GRAPHIC=Salem Avalanche


The Avalanche will try and win two in a row tonight as Salem hosts Winston salem at Memorial Stadium.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Salem/Avalanche vs Indians; :


Last night at Memorial Stadium the Avalanche topped Kinston 7-3. While the bats have suffered; it's pitching tthat partially explains a 24 and 40 record.
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IN Q="We

((BILL "MOOSE" MCGUIRE/AVALANCHE MANAGER: ))
SUPER=01-Bill "Moose" McGuire/Avalanche Manager; :00
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=..........last year"
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S-Phillies


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=twe
TAPE#-S7-13
GRAPHIC=Martinsville Phillies


When the Martinsville Phillies open the Appalachian League season next week, some 30 rookies will begin their professional baseball careers. Travis Wells caught up with some former Phillie farmhands who have already found stardom.
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SUPER=07-Travis Wells; :49
SUPER=01-Scott Rolen/Phillies Third Baseman; :55
SUPER=01-Ricky Botallico/Phillies Closer; 1:26
RUNS=1:45
OUT Q=...News 7 Sports."
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S-NBA


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-10
GRAPHIC=NBA Finals


Game six of the NBA finals tips off tonight in Chicago. The Bulls wrap up their fifth title in 7 years with a win tonight over the Utah Jazz. Chicago leads the best of seven; 3 games to 2.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/Today; :00


The Jazz was not talking ttoday as they went through a short practice. Tension was high.
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SOT
IN Q=People

((ANTOINE CARR/JAZZ FORWARD:)) ((JERRY SLOAN/UTAH COACH:))
SUPER=01-Antoine Carr/Jazz Forward; :00
SUPER=01-Jerry Sloan/Utah Head Coach; :06
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=..why play".
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S-Camby


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-9
GRAPHIC=Camby


Toronto Raptors center Marcus camby was arrested this morning on a marijuana charge.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00


The former University of Massachusetts star was pulled over around 2 am by Police in South Windsor, Connecticut after his car was spotted drifting over the center line.
Camby is out on bond at this time.
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S-Murray


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-8
GRAPHIC=Stanley Cup


Reaching the Stanley Cup finals just isn't good enough anymore; at least to Philadelphia.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=04-NHL;


This morning the Philadelphia Flyers organization fired head coach Terry Murray. His dismissal comes less than a week after the Flyers lost the the
detroit red Winds in the Stanley Cup (-------------)finals.


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Promo


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
TAPE#None
Botetourt County's has two new weapons in the fight against drugs---

and they are of the four-legged variety.
Coming up tonight on News 7 at 11, we'll tell you about the success of the department's K-9 unit.
We'll have that story, along with the latest news, weather, and sports (ad lib News 7 Prime Time and byes) tonight on News 7 at 11.