22:00-01

video-open

SUPER=#4065
SUPER=70-Eric Earnhart;
SUPER=70-Mike Stevens;
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=

(( HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL SEE NOW ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME... THE PROS AND CONS OF THE PROPOSED TOBACCO SETTLEMENT...FROM THE TRACK TO THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT.
SOME CONSIDER HER TO BE A "GREAT PIECE OF AMERICAN AND WORLD HISTORY."
TODAY THE WIDOW OF MALCOLM X DIED OF BURNS SUFFERED IN A FIRE THREE WEEKS AGO. ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=three weeks ago.




top-story


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
(----------------)

TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's MONDAY JUNE 23RD...
Our top story--
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SOT 08:13 97-43
IN Q=we're simply

(( ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=better place to live.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


M-David Hooper, Roanoke's chief of Police died this afternoon, after 30-years at the helm of the department.
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P-Hooper


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#597-30
SS=n7pt


You're watching NEWS-7 Primetime, on WEFC.
Good Evening, I'm Eric Earnhart, filling in for Connie Stevens.
SS=hooper


M-David Hooper was on medical leave in recent months fighting cancer.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/1967;


He came to western Virginia in the summer of 1967.
Hooper was the chief of police in Pottstown, Pennsylvania when he was selected to lead the force here in Roanoke.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 00:06:16
IN Q=As far as I am concerned

(( ))
SUPER=10-M. David Hooper/Roanoke Police Chief/1967;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=to this community.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Hooper's tenure was marked by accomplishment, and controversy.
The department achieved national accreditation under his leadership, but in past years it also faced complaints of racial discrimination and use of excessive force.
(----------------)


P-react


ANCHOR=eric
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=afr
TAPE#597-29
GRAPHIC=HOLD


Hooper's death was not a complete shock to his colleagues--
Most of his co-workers were aware he was fighting terminal cancer.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


But that didn't make the loss easier to take.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=

((BOB HERBERT: ROANOKE CITY MANAGER: HE'S GONE THROUGH A DIFFICULT TIME, WE'VE RESPECTED HIS PRIVACY, AND HAVE BEEN THERE TO SUPPORT HIS FAMILY DURING THIS TIME PERIOD BECAUSE THE CITY IS A BIG FAMILY, AND THERE ARE LOTS OF PEOPLE WHO WILL FEEL THIS AS A VERY PERSONAL THING. MAJOR JAKE VIAR/ROANOKE CITY POLICE: FEELING MIGHTY LOW. I VISITED HIM AT LEAST SEVERAL TIMES A WEEK AND I SAW HIM STEADFASTLY GO DOWNHILL. EVEN THOUGH THE FAMILY WAS TOLD, AND I HAD BEEN TOLD THAT THIS WOULD BE TERMINAL, IT'S HARD TO ACCEPT THIS FROM SOMEONE YOU'VE BEEN CLOSE TO FOR 30 YEARS. ))
SUPER=@Herbert; :00
SUPER=01-Maj. Jake Viar/Roanoke City Police; :15
RUNS=:37
OUT Q=close with for 30 years.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Major Viar will serve as interim chief until a new one is named.
Herbert says funeral plans have not been made yet.
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p-landing


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


A small plane made an emergency landing about an hour ago in Bedford County.
Reports indicate a small Cessna touched down along route 122, just missing some power lines.
The pilot reportedly is NOT hurt.
NEWS-7 has a crew at the site and will have more information as it becomes available.

P-Fire


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#597-31
GRAPHIC=fire


Firefighters are still at a blaze that destroyed an Amherst County home earlier this evening.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Madison Heights


Smoke from the fire on Dixie Airport Road could be seen from miles away.
A passerby spotted smoke coming from under the roof of the single story home, left to call 9-1-1, then returned to see if anyone was still inside.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:49:29
IN Q=I come back down

(( ))
SUPER=01-John Coffer/Eyewitness
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=were already here.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The home was engulfed in flames when the first firefighters arrived.
They've spent the past hour and a half bringing the blaze under control.
It is UNKNOWN whether any of the residents were at home when the fire broke out.
(----------------)
(relax, take a drink)


P-Shabazz


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net-D
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Three weeks after most of her body was burned, Betty Shabazz has died.
The 61 year old widow of Malcolm X was caught in a fire at her New York apartment June first, and has been in extremely critical condition ever since.
The fire was allegedly set by her 12 year old grandson, who was upset about being sent to live with his grandmother.
Betty Shabazz was widowed when her husband was assassinated in 1965.
She raised six children after his death, becoming a university administrator and an activist.
Betty Shabazz, dead at age 61.
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p-tobacco-settlement


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-22
GRAPHIC=tobacco under fire


As the debate continues over the proposed tobacco settlement, some small businesses are wondering how the effects are going to trickle down to them.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.;

00:37:37
While doctors are supporting the agreement's intent to reduce teen smoking by cutting out advertising... businesses that depend on that advertising, including the New River Valley Speedway, are worried about the impact.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 00:37:50
IN Q=a track

((STEPHANIE CARROLL/NEW RIVER VALLEY SPEEDWAY SPOKESPERSON:A TRACK IS A BUSINESS JUST LIKE ANY OTHER CORPORATION AND WE WORK ON, ON PROFITS AND THERE'S NOT A LOT OF PROFIT MARGIN IN A RACE TRACK AND WINSTON HELPS TAKE UP THAT SLACK, THEY DO AN INCREDIBLE AMOUNT OF STUFF FOR US. ))
SUPER=01-Stephanie Carroll/NRV Speedway; :08
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=amount of stuff for us
ANCHOR=Eric
SS=HOLD


Winston supplies the speedway with everything from schedules to paint.


P-Blue-Mold


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-23
GRAPHIC=tobacco


A tobacco crisis of another kind has crossed into the Commonwealth.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;


Blue mold is killing vast acres of tobacco plants in the Virginia counties of Pittsylvania and Halifax.
Eldridge Keen's farm was not spared.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 2:24:42
IN Q=I went to Greenville

((ELDRIDGE KEEN/TOBACCO FARMER: I WENT TO GREENVILLE AND I PICKED UP SOME PLANTS FROM A FARMER DOWN THERE AND EITHER THE MOLD WAS ALREADY ON THEM OR IT GOT ON THEM TRAVELLING BACK BECAUSE THE SPORES WILL SPREAD IN THE AIR.))
SUPER=01-Eldridge Keen/Tobacco Farmer;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=in the air
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Keen says blue mold could cost him 30-thousand-dollars.
The fungus has destroyed 12 acres of his tobacco crops.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 23:45:09
IN Q=If you see

((LEE WRIGHT/EXTENSION AGENT: IF YOU SEE IT JUST SHOWING UP ON LARGER PLANTS ON THE LEAVES, USUALLY IT WILL DO ENOUGH DAMAGE TO WHERE THOSE LEAVES WILL JUST START TO FALL OFF. BUT THE BEST THING TO DO WOULD BE TO GO THROUGH AND PULL THE BOTTOM LEAVES OFF THE PLANT AND GET PLENTY OF AIR CIRCULATING THROUGH THERE AND MAYBE HOPEFULLY DRY IT UP.))
SUPER=01-Lee Wright/Extension Agent;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=dry it up
ANCHOR=Eric
SS=HOLD


Wright advises farmers to spray tobacco plants with a chemical called Acrobat -- BEFORE blue mold hits.
TOSS-TO-RRE
(Toss to Robin Reed!)
(Robin Reed is next)
SUPER=#565
tease#1

music under
ANCHOR=Eric
SUPER=x5040; Primetime Tease Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
SUPER=x5041; Primetime Tease Stop


How economical is Jim Gilmore's proposal to eliminate the personal property tax? One legislative commission is asking questions..
(----------------)
VO-NAT


ANd a little later on NEWS-7 Primetime-- Bike Virginia is pedalling through the state...offering a good workout and an education.
(----------------)

WEFC!!! go to break

P-B'burg-Theft


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech


Three Virginia Tech students were arrested in connection with several burglaries in the northwest section of Blacksburg.
20- year old Tiffany Taylor of Roanoke is charged with credit card forgery.
21- year old Justin Davis and 21- year old Paul Price both of Maryland are charged with several charges including breaking and entering.

P-Tax-Cut


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-28
GRAPHIC=GILMORE


The Virginia Municipal League says Jim Gilmore's campaign pledge to eliminate the tax on cars and trucks will cost more than twice what he says.
Gilmore's defenders say his plan was jumped in an unorthodox way by a legislative commission.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT tape two 12:36:41
IN Q=I certainly

((DEL. THELMA DRAKE/R-NORFOLK: I CERTAINLY CAN'T SPEAK FOR THEIR INTENTIONS, BUT ON THE SURFACE IT LOOKS LIKE A TOTAL SET-UP.))
SUPER=01-Del. Thelma Drake/(R) Norfolk;
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=total set-up.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Drake and a band of sign-wavers defended Gilmore's tax cut in the face of withering questions and criticisms.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT tape TWO 12:32:51
IN Q=It allows

((DEL. THELMA DRAKE/R-NORFOLK: IT ALLOWS THAT MONEY THAT YOU OR I WOULD PAY IN PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX TO REMAIN IN THAT COMMUNITY....PLUS THE MONEY THAT THE LOCALITY WOULD HAVE RECEIVED FROM THE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX ))
SOT TAPE ONE 11:17:45

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL: THE TAX BURDEN IN THIS COMMONWEALTH'S BEEN CUT IN HALF SINCE I'VE BEEN CHAIRMAN OF HOUSE FINANCE. WE RANK 47TH IN AMERICA IN OVERALL TAX BURDEN. WE HAVE THE THIRD LOWEST CORPORATE INCOME TAX IN AMERICA. I BELEIVE WE HAVE THE LOWEST SALES TAX IN AMERICA.))
SUPER=@Cranwell; :17!!!
RUNS=:30
OUT Q=in America.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The Municipal League says Gilmore's cut will drain 1-point-3 BILLION dollars from state coffers, that's more than twice Gilmore's estimates.
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P-VPAP


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-29
GRAPHIC=Campaign Spending


Virginia voters can do a little homework on the world wide web before election day.
(----------------)
SUPER=@file;


The Commonwealth's six candidates for statewide office have a lot more to be proud of than their platforms.
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The Virginia Public Access Project has gotten them to agree to hand over their campaign finance reports on computer disks.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:03:02
IN Q=I think

((DAVID POOLE/VA. PUBLIC ACCESS PROJECT: IT'S NOT SOME FUTURE THING TO TALK ABOUT. IT'S ACTUALLY HAPPENING. AND PEOPLE IN THEIR HOMES CAN GO AND LOG ONTO THE INTERNET AND FIND OUT ALL SORTS OF INFORMATION THAT BEFORE WOULD HAVE BEEN VIRTUALLY INACCESSIBLE -- WOULD HAVE TAKEN WEEKS AND WEEKS AND WEEKS OF DIGGING.))
SUPER=01-David Poole/Va. Public Access Project;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=of digging.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


It's a searchable database run cheaply out of an apartment in Richmond.
Last year, Virginia was ranked as the second most inaccessible state in terms of campaign spending reports. TAKE PINNACLE PAGE FULL
The World Wide Web address for the Virginia Public Access Project is w-w-w-dot-c-r-p dot o-r-g slash v-p-a-p.
You'll find also find a link to the site on our WDBJ home page.
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P-Miss-Virginia


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=sly
TAPE#597-17
GRAPHIC=Michelle Kang


The reign for Michelle Kang, will end this weekend when she crowns the next Miss Virginia.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Twenty-four women from across the Commonwealth are gathering in Roanoke for rehearsals of the Miss Virginia Scholarship Pageant.
There are also plenty of other activities planned this week, including a public appearance tomorrow night at the Hotel Roanoke and a visit to Hunting Hills Country Club.
The pageant will be held this Saturday at the Roanoke Civic Center.
The winner will represent Virginia in the Miss American pageant.
(----------------)
Talent=Eric
SS=Hold


The new Miss Virginia will also make a number of public appearances during her term.
Kang has used her position to promote child abuse prevention.

P-Bike-Virginia


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-33
GRAPHIC=None


Virginia is the origin and the destination for 17- hundred bicyclists from throughout the country.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Appomattox Co.


The tenth annual Bike Virginia tour rolled through Appomattox County today, the third day of a five- day, 340 mile trip.
Cyclists have been following the same path General Robert E. Lee took in the days before his surrender at Appomattox Courthouse.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:53:38//13:57:34
IN Q=I'd never really

((BOB COOPER/CATONSVILLE, MD: I'D NEVER REALLY BEEN THROUGH THIS PART OF VIRGINIA OTHER THAN GOING DOWN THE HIGHWAYS. BEEN DOWN 81 AND I-95, BUT NEVER REALLY BEEN IN BETWEEN SO IT'S NICE TO SEE SOME OF THE TOWNS.)) ((RAY GRAMMO/STERLING, VA: I FOUND OUT I WASN'T PAYING ATTENTION IN HISTORY CLASS WHEN I WAS A LITTLE BIT YOUNGER. MY BROTHER AND I THOROUGHLY ENJOY IT AND WE ARE LEARNING A LOT ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THE AREA.))
SUPER=01-Bob Cooper/Catonsville, MD; :00
SUPER=01-Ray Grammo/Sterling; :12
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=history of the area.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The bike tour wraps up Wednesday in Sussex County.
(----------------)


Forecasts
SUPER=X5000;
SUPER=330-Mostly Clear/Light Winds/62-64/Mostly Sunny/And Warm/88-90;
SUPER=331-Clear And/Mild/63-65/Sunny And/Humid/88-92;
SUPER=332-Patchy Fog/Otherwise Clear/60-62/Mostly Sunny/And Warm/85-87;
SUPER=333-Mostly Clear/And Mild/60-62/Mostly Sunny/Wind SW-10/85-88;
SUPER=334-Clear Early/Patchy Fog/60-62/Mostly Sunny/Wind S-10/84-86;
SUPER=X5001;


P-Diabetes


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#597-27
GRAPHIC=diabetes


Topping tonight's Health Check-- experts say everyone should be tested for diabetes.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@File


An international panel of experts says all adults should be tested before age 45.
The screening process involves a relatively simple 5 to 10 dollar blood test requiring you to fast for eight hours.
The purpose is to diagnose diabetics, and get them started on diets, exercise programs and drug treatment before the disease causes serious damage.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Eric
SS=HOLD


The findings were released at a meeting of the American Diabetes Association.


P-Migraines


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#597-26
GRAPHIC=migraines


Women who suffer from severe headaches are more likely to have gynecological problems.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Chronic migraines are more common in women then men, and researchers may be finding out why.
A study of women with migraines found 41 percent had a hysterectomy, 40-percent had ovarian cysts, and 61 percent had irregular periods.
Doctors suspect a hormonal connection.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:30:13 10:00 feed
IN Q=be sure that you

((DR. DON PENZIEN/UNIVERSITY OF MISS. MED. CENTER; BE SURE THAT YOU SPEAK WITH YOUR PHYSICIAN, NOT ONLY ABOUT YOUR HEADACHES BUT ABOUT GYNECOLOGICAL SYMPTOMS YOU MAY BE HAVING, BECAUSE IT MAY, KNOWING ABOUT YOUR GYNECOLOGICAL HISTORY, MAY GIVE YOUR DOCTOR SOME CLUES TO HELP BETTER UNDERSTAND AND TREAT YOUR HEADACHES. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Don Penzien/University Of Mississippi Med. Center;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=treat your headaches
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Birth control pills tend to make migraines worse, so if you're on the pill and have headaches, talk to your doctor.
(----------------)



cool-video


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#cool
SUPER=x5042; Video of the Day Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
GRAPHIC=News-7 primetime


If you have sensitive ears, beware...
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Spivey's Corner, NC;
Tonight's video comes from --- Spivey's Corner, North Carolina... home of

the National Hollerin' Contest... 20:04:20
And here's your winner, 82-year-old Roby Morgan...
(/////SOT/////)
SOT take nat sot full
IN Q=

((Roby Morgan hollering "mama's little baby" ))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=ooo ooo ooo
(----------------)
SUPER=x5043; Video of the Day Stop




SP-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-8
GRAPHIC=PRIMETIME BIG


Tonight on Primetime sports, Hillcats highlights from Lynchburg, golf and tennis news from Roanoke, plus a rainy day at Wimbledon, and 300 game at Vikings Lanes.
But first, the Hokies football team wrapped up its gruelling ironman competition today.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00


Quarterback Nick Sorensen finished a strong third in the battle, while Corey Moore completed the tough obstacle course in second place.
But the man was former E.C. Glass star Carl Bradley who set a new Iron man record, manhandling this car and completing the course in two minutes and 52 seconds.
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GO TO SCORES
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=first audio
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0091-j/New York/5//Detroit/2///j/Minnesota/7//Cleveland/2///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0091-/Baltimore/0//Milwaukee/4/7///Boston/7//Toronto/6/8//;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0091-/Kansas City/6//Chicago/4/6///Anaheim/1//Texas/0/5/A's & Mariners

-LATE/;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0092-/Cincinnati/0/j/Montreal/5////Florida/3//Philadelphia/7/8//;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0092-/Pittsburgh/6//Houston/0/8///Chicago/3//St. Louis/0/8//;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0092-/Atlanta/2/j/New York/3////Colorado/0//Los Angeles/0/1/Giants &

Padres -LATE/;
SUPER=x5011;
SUPER=0093-j/Salem/4//Winston-Salem/0////Frederick/7/j/Lynchburg/10///;
SUPER=x5012;
SUPER=0105-/Pulaski/5/j/Martinsville/8////Danville///Burlington///No Report/;
RUNS=:40
OUT Q=...LAST SCORE
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TAKE A BREAK

SP-Hillcats


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


The Lynchburg Hillcats were back on the field at historic City stadium tonight as they played host to the Frederick Keys in game two of their three games series.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Keys vs. Hillcats; :00


The Keys lost 5-to-1 on Sunday, but tonight they used big third inning to get on top of the Cats.
Rick Short rips a long shot over the WDBJ billboard in left field. Two runners were on base at the time, and the Keys take a 4-to-nothing lead after two and a half.
The HIllcats would mount a comeback in the bottom half of the inning as Tike Redman smashes a line drive down the first base line. Jeff Conger dashes home as Lynchburg outscores the Keys.
SUPER=37-Frederick/7/Lynchburg/10;


10-to-3 rest of the way, to win the offensive shootout by a score of 10-to-7.
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SP-Golf


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-6
GRAPHIC=Golf


The 20th annual Virginias Women's Stroke Play Championship tees off at the Roanoke Country Club Tomorrow.
(----------------)
VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


The ladies practice today. The 54 hole event is limited to the low 96 handicap indexes. Six time Virginia Amateur championship Robbye Youel has been impressed with the turn out.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=I

((ROBBYE YOUEL/TOURNAMENT COMPETITOR:)) ((VALETA PITTMAN/TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR:))
SUPER=01-Robbye Youel/Tournament Competitor; :00
SUPER=01-Valeta Pittman/Tournament Director; :29
RUNS=:35
OUT Q=...like that"
(----------------)
VO-NAT(Con't)


The three day tournament begins tomorrow morning at 8. The Sydney Elliott trophy is up for gabs in what many hope will be an enjoyable week.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="With

((LOUISE BOWEN/TOURNAMENT COMPETITOR:))
SUPER=01-Louise Bowen/Tournament Competitor; :00
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=...out for the fun"
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SP-Tennis


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-5
GRAPHIC=Tennis


The United States Tennis Association Mid Atlantic Championship for boys 14 to 16 is also holding court at the Roanoke Country Club.
(----------------)
VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


This is the first time the tournament has been held in Roanoke. Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland are the three states represented.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="we've

((NICK MOLLOY/ROANOKE COUNTRY CLUB ASST. PRO:))
SUPER=01-Nick Molloy/Roanoke Country Club Asst. Pro; :00
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=..women's tournament"
(----------------)
VO-NAT(Con't)


The Roanoke Country Club is the site for the 14 and under divisions while the 16 and under boys are playing at Hidden Valley and Hunting Hills. 78 players began play yesterday. The 14 and under finals are Wednesday at Roanoke while the 16 and under championship is Thursday at Hidden Valley. The event is free to the public.
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SP-Rain


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s7-10
GRAPHIC=WIMBLEDON


Rain reigned supreme today at the All England Tennis club as Wimbledon 97 opened under less than perfect conditions.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Wimbledon, England/HBO & NBC; :00


Drizzle, showers and occasionally a downpour interrupted play and suspended matches on several occassions.
In fact one man was so desperate to stay dry that he paid $56 bucks for an umbrella in the gift shop.
One of the few matches that was completed saw defending men's champ Richard Krajicek advance the second round with a 7-6, 6-2, 6-4 win over Germany's Marcelo Craca.
(-------------)
ANCHOR=MIKE
SS=HOLD WIMBLEDON


Goran Ivanisevic also moved on while on the women's side, Lindsey Davenport and French Open champ Iva Majoli were winners.

SP-Bowl


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=Bowling


And finally tonight, Brian Correll hit the jackpot tonight at Viking Lanes.
The 28 year old Roanoker, who usually averages around 200, rolled a perfect 300 games tonight.
He also rolled a 300 game back in 1992.
Correll gets $300 and a jacket for tonight's effort.

preview-boards


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#NET-E
GRAPHIC=none


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

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


The latest on an airplane emergency landing in Bedford County at about nine o'clock tonight...
SUPER=77-New Castle Junkyard?


And travel with us to New Castle-- where the close to 200-residents are dealing with a controversy.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


A junkyard dealer from Craig County has moved his business into town, because he was violating its zoning codes.
Now it sits right behind a pair of New Castle's most historic buildings, one of which dates back to the 1840's.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT tape one 02:19:12
IN Q=We have

((WILLIAM ANDERSON/JUNKYARD NEIGHBOR: WE HAVE GOT TO COME UP WITH BETTER AND MORE DETAILED LAND USE POLICIES FOR BOTH THE COUNTY AND THE TOWN.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=and the town.
(----------------)
VO-NAT

Two council members in the sleepy town have already resigned, in part because of this controversy.
(----------------)
SUPER=78-Zoning on the Horizon?


Does this mean zoning may be on the horizon?
SUPER=x5025; Coming up at 11 Stop
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Eric
SS=NONE

NEWS-7 Primetime, goodnight. Tune into NEWS-7 at 11 with Jean Jadhon over on WDBJ-7. Thanks for watching