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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
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Coming up on News 7 at six, as creditors continue to reposses merchandise, a troubled appliance store in our area says it WILL reopen tomorrow.
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The only president Liberty University's ever had steps down.
and we'll meet a young man who's returning to his old high school to help troubled seniors graduate.

Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports head
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Tonight on News 7 sports, Roy Stanley checks in from the Horse show with the story of a black trainer and rider finding success in this all-white sport.
Plus, Billy McBride enters a golfing hall of fame,
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and new Redskins' quarterback Jeff Hostetler tells us why he's decided to continue his career in DCTERMS.
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Blue skies, nothing but blue skies, like the old song says. We'll enjoy some very pleasant weather through the next 48 hours. Showers will re-appear over the weekend--your complete forecast is coming up.
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Crenshaws


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-38
GRAPHIC=Crenshaws


Crenshaws Electronics and Appliances says it will reopen its Roanoke store tomorrow after a rough couple of days.
There's no word on what will happen at its Lynchburg location, though.
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For the fourth straight day Crenshaws had its two Virginia stores closed, while a major lender repossessed more than 100-thousand dollars in appliances.
Deutsche (DOYT-sha) Financial Services says this will help settle an overdue debt of nearly 337-thousand dollars.
The North Carolina chain has had a troubled history here.
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Last year it bought the assets of Roanoke-based Holdren's, then created an uproar when it said it didn't have to honor thousands of Holdren's extended service warranties.
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Liberty


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-31
GRAPHIC=Liberty Seal


The only school president Liberty University has ever known called it quits today after 26 years on the job.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


Dr. Pierre Guillermin (GILL-er-min) says health reasons have forced him to step down, but he'll remain active in the university's affairs.
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SOT 14:18:16
IN Q=I look forward

((DR. PIERRE GUILLERMIN/RETIRING L.U. PRESIDENT: I LOOK FORWARD TO THE ROLE OF ASSISTING WITH LONG RANGE PLANNING, BUILDING ENDOWMENT, REPRESENTING THE UNIVERSITY IN THE COMMUNITY AND CONTINUING TO SERVE ON THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.))
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Liberty is still carrying more than 25 million dollars in debt, which the school hopes to eliminate by the year 2000.
Reverend Jerry Falwell says the financial problems should not hinder the search for a new president.
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SOT 14:37:21
IN Q=I think anyone

((REV. JERRY FALWELL/LU CHANCELLOR: I THINK ANYONE WHO LOOKS AT LIBERTY UNIVERSITY CLOSELY WILL SEE THAT IT IS A STRONG, HEALTHY, ONGOING INSTITUTION AND IT IS MY OPINION THAT THE PROBLEM WILL BE SELECTING THE RIGHT ONE, NOT FINDING ONE.))
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OUT Q=not finding one.
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Dr. John Borek will serve as interim president while a nationwide search is conducted.
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M'ville-School


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jsu
TAPE#97-28
GRAPHIC=Education


A decision by the Martinsville school board to transfer assistant high school principal Zeb Talley (TAL-ee) has caused an uproar.
But it will stand.
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This afternoon, several parents, students and teachers spoke out against moving Talley from Martinsville High School to Martinsville Middle School.
They say it's not in the best interest of the students.
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IN Q=Do you choose

((DO YOU CHOOSE NOT TO LISTEN? HAVE YOU EVER ASKED MR. TALLEY HIMSELF IF HE THINKS THIS MOVE IS DEROGATORY TO HIS CAREER. I WONDER, BECAUSE I HAVE. HE DOESN'T WANT TO GO; WE DON'T WANT HIM TO GO. PARENTS DON'T WANT TO GO.))
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Rising senior Kathryn Whitlow gave a heartfelt testimony about how Talley helped her overcome her learning disabilities.
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((KATHRYN WHITLOW: MR. TALLEY HAS PLAYED AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN HELPING ME GET WHERE I AM NOW. I AM PROUD OF WHO I AM.))
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But as of July first Talley will be transferred.
The assistant principal at Albert Harris Intermediate will take his place.
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Redistricting


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-35
GRAPHIC=Supreme Court


The future of Virginia's only black-majority congressional district is on the doorstep of the U-S Supreme Court.
But today-- one more clue on its fate.
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The U-S Supreme Court struck down three black majority districts in Georgia in a five to four ruling.
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IN Q=Most people

((KENT WILLIS/VA. ACLU: MOST PEOPLE WHO TALK ABOUT VOTING RIGHTS ISSUES THESE DAYS TALK ABOUT WHO IS THE ONE JUDGE THAT WILL MOVE FROM ONE SIDE TO THE OTHER TO UPHOLD OR STRIKE DOWN THE NEXT CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT.))
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Virginia's third district is represented by Bobby Scott, the state's only black congressman.
The state and the American Civil Liberties Union say it's different from other districts the court hasn't liked- in that political considerations mattered more in its creation than racial ones.
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If the court decides NOT to hear the case, Virginia lawmakers will go back to the drawing board... and probably into a heated political battle.

O'Dell


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Supreme Court


Pope John Paul has tried to save him.
But today, the U-S Supreme Court upheld Joseph O'Dell's death sentence.
O'Dell's attorneys argued that a 1994 precedent for juries to be told that life in prison without parole is an option should apply retroactively to their client.
The court said no.
He faces execution for a 1985 murder of a woman outside a Virginia Beach night club.

Waller


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#97-36
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Roanoke man facing a murder trial next week decided to plea bargain instead.
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25-year old Eric Tyrone Waller was charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his sister's boyfriend.
20-year old Marvin Williams was shot to death at a house on Grayson Avenue in May of last year.
Today, Waller entered an Alford plea to murder and firearms charges.
That means he maintains his innocence, but admits there's enough evidence to convict him.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Waller will be sentenced in September.



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Still to come on News at Six, opponents say a new study shows the Smart Road is a waste of money,
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and we'll tell you why researchers say they want YOU to try and get their goat.
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Gilmore


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TAPE#97-29
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Former attorney general Jim Gilmore continues to defend his plan to eliminate Virginia's personal property tax if he's elected governor this fall.
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Gilmore's remarks followed his speech to the Boys State convention in Lynchburg today.
The Republican candidate downplays criticism that he can't cut taxes and spend 100 million dollars more on education at the same time.
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((JIM GILMORE/R- CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: WE KNOW IT CAN BE DONE. WE KNOW THERE'S FIVE AND A HALF BILLION DOLLARS THAT'S GOING TO BE COMING IN, WE'RE OPTIMISTIC, WE KNOW WE'RE GOING TO BE SUCCESSFUL, THE ECONOMY'S GROWING AT A MUCH FASTER RATE THAN WE'RE ESTIMATING TO DO THIS.))
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Gilmore also would "not" say whether he feels a national apology for slavery is appropriate.
He did defend his record on minority affairs while serving as attorney general.
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WDBJ-License


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#97-33
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A federal agency has renewed WDBJ's license despite of protests from a group led by Jesse Jackson.
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The Rainbow Coalition accused WDBJ of a poor performance when it came to hiring women and minorities.
The group petitioned the Federal Communications Commission to withold the station's license.
But, today the F-C-C disagreed, stating that the station is in compliance with the agency's guidelines on hiring women and minorities.
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((JIM SHAVER/WDBJ-7 VP NEWS AND PROGRAMMING: WE'RE OBVIOUSLY GLAD THAT WE CAN PUT IT BEHIND US AND GET ON TO SOME OF THE CHALLENGES WE HAVE AHEAD OF US AND GRATIFIED THAT THE COMMISSION WAS AS CLEAR IN SUPPORTING OUR E-E-O RECRUITMENT PLAN AS IT WAS.))
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WDBJ's license officialy expired last October.
The license was renewed for eight years.

Smart-Road


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-27
GRAPHIC=Smart Road


A private study says the Smart Road is a waste of money and harmful to the environment.
The report, compiled by a coalition of taxpayers, environmental and community activists, says the road is one of 37 such projects across the country.
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Project opponents outlined the study today.
The Smart Road is a nearly six mile stretch of highway that would connect Blacksburg to Interstate 81.
The first two miles would be used to test hi-tech vehicles.
One opponent believes the project would go over better if the test facility was located on Tech property.
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IN Q=One part

((MICHAEL ABRAHAM/SMART ROAD OPPONENT:ONE PART OF THE PROBLEM THAT LOCAL RESIDENTS HAVE ABOUT THIS IS THE PERCEIVED LAND GRAB, OK, AND THE LOSS OF OUR AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTALL DISTRICTS INTEGRITY, WE CAN STILL ACHIEVE WHAT WE WANT TO ACHIEVE IN TERMS OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND THE TESTING WITHOUT HAVING TO THAT, THAT STRIKES ME AS A MUCH BETTER IDEA.))
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Supporters say the project will alleviate future traffic congestion.
But Abraham claims his research indicates the level of traffic projected by the state won't actually occur for decades.
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Tutor


ANCHOR=jja
NEWSCAST=6 pm
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-37
GRAPHIC=NONE


Three years ago Allan Moore graduated from Danville's George Washington High School, but he says in his heart he never left.
Well now he's back at his old school working to help students who may not graduate otherwise.
Tina Tenret reports.
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((ALLAN MOORE: I WOULD COME BACK AND VISIT MY TEACHERS AND SAY HELLO TO EVERYONE, BUT I DIDN'T FEEL INVOLVED IN THE SCHOOL ANYMORE. AND AFTER I HAD SUCH A GREAT EXPERIENCE HERE, I FELT I HAD AN OBLIGATION TO GIVE SOMETHING BACK.))
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Allan Moore is not alone in his mission.
He's bringing back fellow alumni to help him tutor failing seniors.
Debbie Adams was such a student. She almost didn't graduate.
But with Moore's help, she did and now she hopes to enter the Army.
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((DEBBIE ADAMS: THEY WOULD HELP ME WITH WHAT I NEEDED TO BE HELPED ON. IF I NEEDED HELP ON CALCULATIONS, THEY WOULD HELP ME ON CALCULATIONS, MULTIPLE CHOICE.))
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((JUDY DOSS/GUIDANCE COUNSELOR: I THINK IT GIVES STUDENTS AN OPPORTUNITY TO INTERACT WITH A POSITIVE ROLE MODEL. ONE WHO IS CARING, TRUSTWORTHY, ONE THAT IS PATIENT.))
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Next year, Moore hopes to match 20 returning G-W grads with struggling seniors.
But he's says its the high school seniors who deserve the credit.
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((ALLAN MOORE: OUR PROGRAM ITSELF DID NOT IMPROVE THE GRADES. RATHER THE STUDENTS DID THE WORK. THEY IMPROVED THEIR PERFORMANCE.))
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Tina Tenret, News 7, Danville))

Stocks


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
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On Wall Street today, signs that inflation is under control pushed the stock markets higher. TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE
The DOW rose over 58 points closing at 77-hundred-77.
NASDAQ gained nearly 15 points to close at 14-hundred 47...a new high.
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Goats


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-30
GRAPHIC=NONE


If a big hearty goat shishkabob sounds appetizing about now, researchers at Virginia State University can help you out.
They say they're breeding the perfect "meat goat."
Ellen Qualls isn't kidding.
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Goat meat.
It isn't just for breakfast anymore.
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((WE'RE SEEING AN INCREASING DEMAND FOR GOAT.))
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Goat: the other red meat.
Got goat?
Okay so it may be a little hard for many Virginians to imagine.
SOT TAPE ONE 02:46:58

((TERRY GIPSON/VSU GOAT RESEARCHER: I LIKE IT A LOT. I TELL PEOPLE THAT IT'S A CROSS BETWEEN VENISON AND BEEF. IF YOU LIKE VENISON AND BEEF, THEN YOU'LL LIKE GOAT.))
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Just a plug from the goats: if you like cashmere, mohair, or milk, you can like goats...and they get to live.
But just like Americans can count sheep in their sleep and then on their dinner tables, the ethnic consumers who buy goat are merely bringing their recipes from home.
SOT TAPE ONE 02:45:41

((TERRY GIPSON/VSU GOAT RESEARCHER: THE MAJOR MARKET FOR THE EAST COAST HERE IS THE HALAL OR ISLAMIC GROUP. AND THAT'S ABOUT 14 MILLION STRONG. CONCENTRATED HERE ON THE EAST COAST.))
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There is promising new research out of Georgia that the goats may be hoping Southerners will hear.
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((TERRY GIPSON/VSU GOAT RESEARCHER: ANY GOAT WILL EAT KUDZU. AND THAT'S BECAUSE OF THE DIETARY PREFERENCE OF GOATS.))
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But if they don't make the cut for cashmere or kudzu patrol--
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((TERRY GIPSON/VSU GOAT RESEARCHER: GOATS ARE ESCAPE ARTISTS. AND THEY WILL GET OUT OF CONVENTIONAL LIVESTOCK FENCING.))
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SOT TAPE TWO STANDUP 03:42:40

((AN INCREASINGLY SOPHISTICATED AND DIVERSE GROCERY STORE CLIENTELE MEANS THAT GOAT MEAT AT HARRIS TEETER IS NOT OUT OF THE QUESTION. AFTER ALL, IT'S A LOW FAT OPTION. AND THEY'RE ALL FREE RANGE. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, PETERSBURG.))
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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 we'll hear from new Redskins Jeff Hostetler, check in with Hall of Famer Billy McBride,
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and take a trip to the Roanoke Valley Horse show as Roy Stanley introduces us to a man who in his own way is breaking the color barrier.
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S-Horse


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-7
GRAPHIC=Horse Show


He's a black man in a predominately white sport. But Rick Coward is one of the most respected trainers and riders in the horse Business.
Roy Stanley has more from the Roanoke Valley Horse Show.
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((Coward has been around horses for all of his life. His family owned a horse farm in New Jersey.
After relocating in Washington, Coward began to teach at one of the top riding schools in the country.
But working a horse show in North Carolina is where Coward got his big break.)) ((RICK COWARD/TRAINER AND RIDER: )) ((Coward and Cavalier Farm have 8 horses he's working with At the Roanoke Valley Horse show.
He has his moments in the ring as rider but Coward spends most of his time on the outside ring training
And they say he's the most laid back trainer in the business.)) ((COURTNEY PETERSEN/RIDER FOR CAVALIER FARM: )) ((COWARD: )) ((ROY STANDUP: ))
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S-Skins


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-10
SS=redskins


New Redskins' quarterback Jeff Hostetler checked into Redskins' Park in Ashburn today to meet the DC media.
The former West Virginia signal caller says he signed with the Skins for some protection.
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((JEFF HOSTETLER/REDSKINS QUARTERBACK:))
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S-Hockey


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-27
GRAPHIC=NHL


The National Hockey League holds its postseason awards banquet tonight in Toronto.
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The Lester B. Pearson award which is given annually to the league's Most Valuable player will be given to Buffalo Sabres' goalie Dominik Hasek.
He edged Mario Lemieux in the balloting that is done by the players.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=NHL


The league will also present an MVP award tonight, the Hart trophy, and Norris trophy announcement could produce an emotional moment. Vladimir Konstantinov, who is in a coma following a car wreck last Friday, is a favorite to win the honor.

S-McBride


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-9
GRAPHIC=Golf Logo


On to golf where Hanging Rock Pro Billy McBride received the ultimate honor this week from the City of Lynchburg.
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McBride, a native of Roanoke, spent 9 years in Lynchburg working at several different golf courses.
And earlier this week he was inducted into the Central Virginia golf hall of fame. He's one of four men to receive the honor.
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((BILLY MCBRIDE/CENTRAL VIRGINIA HALL OF FAMER: ))
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S-Buick


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-11
GRAPHIC=PGA LOGO


Roanoker Chip Sullivan shot an even par round of 71 today in Rye, New York during the first round of the Buick Classic.
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And at least for one day, Chip can say he beat Tiger Woods.
Tiger, who struggled at the U.S. Open last week in Maryland, shot a one over 72.
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((TIGER WOODS/ROUND OF 72 TODAY:))
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S-McGrady


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


And finally tonight, the NBA draft is set for next Wednesday, and a record number of underclassmen have declared themselves eligible for this year's selection process.
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Along with the college players, is this young man, Tracy McGrady, the top high school player in the country last season.
McGrady, who just graduated from Mt. Zion Christian Academy in Durham has made himself eligible for the draft.
He is a likely first round selection. And the Adidas shoe company has so much faith in his future, that it has signed him to a $12 million dollar endorsement contract to wear Adidas apparel.
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Promo


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
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Coming up tonight on News 7 at Eleven
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we'll talk to a local country music singer trying to make it big.
His name is Chuck Love. And, while he's reaching for stardom a little later in life, he's still optimistic about his chances.
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We'll have that story, along with the latest news, weather, and sports tonight on News 7 at 11.
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