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SUPER=70-Connie Stevens;
SUPER=70-Mike Stevens;
ANCHOR=Connie
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(( HERE'S WHAT'S NEXT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME... AUTHORITIES BELIEVE THE DEATH OF A MAN FOUND BURNED IN A CAR OFF THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY WAS ACCIDENTAL. "IT'S AS CRITICAL AS IT CAN GET." THAT'S NASA'S ASSESSMENT OF THE PROBLEMS ON BOARD THE RUSSIAN SPACE STATION MIR. ))
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top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's WEDNESDAY JUNE 25th..
Our top story--
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IN Q=

((CARLTON COURTER/VA. AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER: I THINK THERE ARE GONNA BE ANY NUMBER OF ADVOCATES TO HELP THE GROWERS LAND SOFTLY, IF YOU WILL.))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=if you will
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VO-NAT


Who's watching out for the Virginia tobacco farmers?
Those who've been in on the secret negotiations say an aid package for farmers was struck down by cigarette makers.
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P-Tobacco


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-23
SS=n7pt


Good Evening, you're watching NEWS-7 Primetime on WEFC.
I'm Connie Stevens.
GRAPHIC=TOBACCO


Tomorrow, 40 states and the nation's cigarette makers return to the bargaining table.
SS=VA SEAL


Eight thousand Virginians who work for Philip Morris will be represented.
But Virginia's 84-hundred tobacco farmers will NOT.
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SOT 14:12:42
IN Q=But the

((CARLTON COURTER/VA. AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER: BUT THE GROWERS LAST YEAR GOT RECORD PRICES FOR THEIR TOBACCO. THEY WERE UP UNTIL RECENTLY FEELING PRETTY GOOD. THEIR CONCERN IS THAT THEY MIGHT BE DEALT OUT OF THIS DEAL, SHUT OUT OF THIS DEAL.))
SUPER=01-Carlton Courter/Va. Agriculture Commissioner;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=this deal.
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VO-NAT


And indeed they have been.
An aid package to tobacco farmers was part of the secret negotiations at one point.
The tobacco giants that axed it.
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Don Beyer would like to see some settlement money go the way of the farming communities.
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SOT 10:04:35
IN Q=Virginia needs

((VIRGINIA NEEDS TO FIGHT FOR ITS SHARE. AND WHEN WE GET OUR FAIR SHARE, I THINK WE NEED TO COMMIT A SIGNIFICANT BULK OF THAT TO THE TOBACCO GROWING REGIONS OF THE STATE: SOUTHSIDE AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.))
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OUT Q=southwest Virginia.
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VO-NAT


Former attorney general and candidate for governor Jim Gilmore says his office closely watched the negotiations... but had NO role in negotiating.
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P-Beyer


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-29
GRAPHIC=Supreme Court


On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court said rapists and molesters can be held beyond their prison sentence if they're shown to still be a danger.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


After a flurry of calls by Virginia lawmakers on the subject, Don Beyer was the first out of the gate today with a proposal of his own.
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SOT 09:40:50
IN Q=In Kansas,

((LT. GOV. DON BEYER/D-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: IN KANSAS, THEY USED AN INVOLUNTARY COMMITMENT PROCEDURE TO CONTINUE CONFINING AN ADMITTED PEDOPHILE, A CHILD MOLESTER. SOMEONE WHO SAID THE ONLY HE WAY HE COULD KEEP FROM ABUSING CHILDREN IS IF HE WERE TO DIE. WELL, WE NEED THAT KIND OF PROTECTION FROM CAREER PEDOPHILES HERE IN VIRGINIA.))
SUPER=@Beyer1;
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OUT Q=here in Virginia.
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VO-NAT


Beyer's "sexual predator act" is based on Kansas molester Leroy Hendricks.
SUPER=@file;


Beyer is also pushing for two to three million more dollars for the state's highly regarded DNA lab.
That money would be used to enter a backlog of 130- thousand inmates' DNA samples into the state database.
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P-Franklin-Body


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#597=28
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;


Authorities in Franklin County say they do not believe a fatal car fire was the result of foul play.
The burned Camaro was discovered near the Blue Ridge Parkway on Monday night.
Though authorities may never know exactly what started the fire, they say it appears to have been an accident.
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((LT. EWELL HUNT/FRANKLIN CO. SHERIFFS DEPT.: WHEN WE INITIALLY FOUND THE CAR, WE DIDN'T HAVE ANY IDEA WHO IT WAS, WHERE THE VEHICLE MIGHT HAVE COME FROM, AND THEN WE HAD TO INVESTIGATE IT AS A WORST- CASE SCENARIO. BUT PROBABLY AS OF YESTERDAY EVENING AT 4:30 OR FIVE O'CLOCK WE DO NOT THINK IT IS FOUL PLAY AT THIS TIME WHICH WE PROBABLY CAN'T TELL POSITIVELY FOR SURE, PROBABLY TOTALLY RULE THAT OUT, UNTIL THE AUTOPSY IS COMPLETED.))
SUPER=01-Lt. Ewell Hunt/Franklin Co. Sheriffs Dept.;
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=the autopsy is completed.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


Authorities have identified the victim as 37- year- old Michael Dekker of Roanoke County.
The medical examiner's office told investigators that he was apparently overcome by smoke, and his death has been ruled an accident.

P-Mir


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#NET-D
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Russian Mir Space Station is limping in orbit on only half its power--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-NASA; :

after a potentially disastrous collision overnight with a resupply ship.
The crew, which includes American astronaut Micheal Foale, is okay--
But new questions are being raised about whether people should continue to man the aging space station.
The U-S is heavily invested in Mir-- paying Russia 400 million dollars to use it.
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SOT 18:02:38
IN Q=Risks and dangers

((JIM OBERG/RUSSIAN SPACE EXPERT: RISKS AND DANGERS KEEP SHOWING UP AND IF IT HAPPENS OFTEN ENOUGH ITS TIME TO SAY I DON'T WANT ANYMORE OF THIS. MAYBE THE NEXT TIME I WONT BE AS LUCKY AS I'VE BEEN THE LAST 20 TIMES. ))
SUPER=01-Jim Oberg/Russian Space Expert; :
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OUT Q=last 20 times.
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VO-NAT


The 13-year-old craft was originally designed to last just four years.
For now, the Russians say there is no reason to utilize the (Soy-USE) Soyuz Space Craft which is attached to Mir-- and could be used for an emergency escape back to earth if neccessary.
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P-BUDGET


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=AMO
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=WASHINGTON DC


The House has joined the Senate in approving a spending plan that promises the first balanced budget since 1969.
Both the House and Senate overwhelmingly approved measures aimed at erasing federal red ink by the year 2002.
Differences between the two measures, and with the White House, still have to be worked out.

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ANCHOR=Connie
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The former animal breeder who was ordered NOT to own any pets, may be back in the doghouse.
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VO-NAT


Later tonight on Primetime Sports-- no surprise-- former Wake Forest star Tim Duncan is the first pick in the N-B-A Draft. Mike has more from Charlotte, stick around.
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WEFC!!! go to break

P-Green


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#597-30
GRAPHIC=Valery Green


A Franklin County woman found guilty of animal neglect will be back in court.
Back in January more than 100-dogs and cats were found on Valery Green's property--she was ordered not to have pets again.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co./File Tape;


After viewing a video tape recently, the Commonwealth's Attorney believes Green is in contempt of court for violating a judge's order prohibiting her from having any pets.
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SOT 16:15:47
IN Q=And I

((CLIFF HAPGOOD/FRANKLIN CO. COMM. ATTORNEY: AND I ASKED JUDGE DAVIS TO ISSUE A SHOW CAUSE AS TO WHY SHE SHOULD NOT BE HELD IN CONTEMPT FOR FAILING TO ABIDE BY HIS ORDER BASED ON THE MATERIALS I HAVE SEEN.))
SUPER=01-Cliff Hapgood/Franklin Co. Commwealth's Attorney;
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OUT Q=I have seen.
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VO-NAT


Hapgood believes Green has been keeping six cats.
Green's attorney says after all the facts come out it will be clear to everyone that she has not violated the judge's order.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=Valery Green


If found guilty of contempt, Green could face a maximum jail sentence of 18 months.
In April she was found NOT guilty on a similar charge.

P-Belk


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-25
GRAPHIC=NONE


A major department store is moving its regional headquarters out of the Southside and to the state capitol...
At the cost of 100 jobs.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-South Boston;


Belk of Virginia is closing its offices in Danville and South Boston in the fall.
Store officials say they prefer Richmond's airport and interstate, plus the proximity to four Belk stores.
South Boston leaders say losing 100 downtown jobs will hurt the local economy.
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SOT 2:34:44
IN Q=Members are deeply

((NANCY POOL/CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRESIDENT: MEMBERS ARE DEEPLY SADDENED ABOUT THIS MOVE. I CAN'T SAY THAT ALL OF US ARE NOT DEEPLY SADDENED BY THE DECISION BELK MADE TO MOVE THE CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS OUT OF HALIFAX COUNTY AND SOUTH BOSTON. JUST EVERYBODY RIGHT NOW IS KIND OF IN SHOCK AND DISBELIEF AND VERY SADDENED.))
SUPER=01-Nancy Pool/Chamber of Commerce President
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OUT Q=very saddened
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VO-NAT


The transfer to Richmond is not expected to affect the stores.
One South Boston Belk employee says the company announced the move Monday.
Halifax Regional Hospital owns the Belk building, sources there say they've known about the move for months.
Hospital officials say they have no future plans for the building.
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P-SOAs


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-31
GRAPHIC=Education


Virginians have one night next month to speak their mind on the most recent radical overhaul of the standards for accrediting state schools.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


But today in Richmond, lawmakers on the joint education committees spoke their minds to the President and Vice-President of the State Board of Education.
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SOT 11:07:49
IN Q=

((SEN. EDD HOUCK/D-SPOTSYLVANIA: YOU ALL HAVE FAILED. I'M GONNA GIVE YOU ALL A BIG F WHEN IT COMES TO VIRGINIA GOVERNMENT. YOU HAVE EITHER PURPOSEFULLY OR MISGUIDEDLY, YOU ALL HAVE MADE A SERIOUS MISTAKE.))12
SOT 11:08:09

((THE ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES OF THE PEOPLE HAVE NOT REALLY BEEN INCLUDED IN THIS PROCESS EXCEPT FOR A PUBLIC MEETING HERE A FEW DAYS BEFORE YOU TAKE FINAL ACTION.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Edd Houck/(D) Spotsylvania;
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OUT Q=final action.
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VO-NAT


The Standards of Accreditation pushed by the board include local options for sex ed and elementary guidance counselors.
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SOT 11:26:53
IN Q=It needs

((IT NEEDS TO BE NOTED NOW THAT THE BOARD'S POSITION IS ONE OF NEUTRALITY. WE'RE NOT GONNA PRESCRIBE IT. AND WE'RE NOT GONNA PROSCRIBE IT.))
SUPER=01-Michelle Easton/Va. Board of Education;
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OUT Q=proscribe it.
TALENT=Connie
SS=Education


The only public hearing on the S-O-As in our area is scheduled for Cave Spring High School July 14th.

P-GOAD


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=AMO
TAPE#597-31
GRAPHIC=NONE


Carroll County's prosecutor is no longer working alone.
After seeing his case load nearly double he's getting some help.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Carroll Co./File Tape;


Greg Goad took office back in 1992, on a part-time basis. Three years later he was promoted to a full-time position...but he says even then, the work still continued to flow heavily.
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((GREG GOAD/CARROLL CO. PROSECUTOR: I ENJOY REPRESENTING THE PEOPLE IN COURT AND MAKING SURE THOSE WHO ARE CHARGED WITH CRIMES, WHO ARE GUILTY, ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE.))
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OUT Q=are held accountable.
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VO-NAT


Last Spring the comp board addressed the need for a larger staff.
A full time assistant was hired, earlier this month.
Goad says the proximity of Interstate 77 and a growth in industry are just two factors contributing to a rise in crime in Carroll County.
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RRE-CST-TOSS
ANCHOR=Connie


More news coming right up-- including the video of the day, from the depths of the sea.
Remembering explorer Jacques Cousteau-- ahead on News 7 PRIMETIME. cc sponsor

P-Play-Yard


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-21
GRAPHIC=product recall


A product warning tonight from The Evenflo company-- which makes portable play yards.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Consumer Product Safety Comm.; :


The company says its Happy Camper, Kiddie Camper-- and Happy Cabana have hinges on the play yards that may be dangerous.
If the hinges aren't in the proper position, the whole thing could collapse--a child inside could be caught in the V formed by the sides flanking the hinge.
Two children died when the play yards folded accidentally.
The company is providing the one million owners of the play yards with a hinge cover-- pre-pro PINNACLE
Call Evenflo at 1-800-447-9178 for more information on the recall.
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P-Hot-Weather


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=jsu
TAPE#597-24
GRAPHIC=summer heat


Heat and humidity can make for dangerous conditions.
And now that the warm summer weather is here, it's important to be cautious.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


In Roanoke this afternoon temperatures reached 90-degrees--with the humidity it felt like 96.
For those who work outside, days like this can dangerous.
Doctors say in these conditions take frequent breaks and drink plenty of fluids..like water and sports drinks.
But children are especially at risk. Remember to dress them in light colored clothing to reflect the heat.
Cramps and fatigue are the first signs of heat exhaustion.
Over exposure to heat can cause a heat stroke..a serious condition in which the body losses it's ability to cool itself.
The key is common sense.
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SOT 14:09:59
IN Q=Get out of

((DR.MICHAEL RORRER/ROANOKE MEMORIAL EMS: GET OUT OF THE SUN..DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS..PLAN THEIR ACTIVITIES AROUND THE TIMES OF DAY WHEN THE TEMPERATURE IS COOLEST..IN THE MORNINGS AND EVENINGS ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Michael Rorrer/Roanoke Memorial EMS
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OUT Q=mornings and evenings
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VO-NAT


Don't forget about your pets.
The need lots of water and never leave them closed up in the car.
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P-Cookie-Party


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-29
GRAPHIC=h/c bug


For most kids there's no denying, staying in the hospital is not a fun way to spend summer vacation.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Community Hospital; :


The positive attitudes of these kids at the Carilion Medical Center for Children didn't go unnoticed today.
To help get them through the doldrums, they were treated to a cookie party by Archway cookies-- a sponsor of the Children's Miracle Network.
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SOT 11:36:52
IN Q=When you get

((PAUL STAFFORD/ARCHWAY COOKIES: WHEN YOU GET A LITTLE OLDER, YOU KNOW WHY YOU'RE THERE AND YOU CAN KIND OF ACCEPT WHY YOU ARE THERE, BUT WITH CHILDREN THEY ARE USED TO RUNNING AND PLAYING SO TO BE HERE IS A DOUBLE WHAMMY ON A CHILD TO NOT BE ABLE WITH CHILDREN THEY ARE USED TO RUNNING AND PLAYING AND CONFINED AREA, DOING SOMETHING LIKE THIS, IT GIVES THEM A CHANCE TO FEEL LIKE A CHILD A LITTLE BIT, AT LEAST FOR A FEW MOMENTS.))
SUPER=01-Paul Stafford/Archway Cookies; :
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OUT Q=for a few moments.
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VO-NAT


So maybe it's no day at the park-- but it just might be a start.
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ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#cool
SUPER=x5042; Video of the Day Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
GRAPHIC=News-7 primetime


Tonight's Video of the Day marks a time to celebrate the life of famed Oceanographer and Filmmaker Jacques Cousteau.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-File Tape; :


He died last night at the age of 87.
Cousteau inspired a generation about life under the sea-- transporting audiences from their living rooms, to thousands of miles beneath the globe-- thousands of feet beneath the surface.
He challenged modern technology to keep up with his dreams--
Cousteau invented the aqualung, to go deeper underwater than ever before.
He called on governments to stop polluting the ocean-- his second home, and to start taking better care of the environment.
Cousteau's warning to the world-- The future of civilization depends on water.
I beg you to understand this.
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SOT 20:13:55
IN Q=When I will be

((WHEN I WILL BE READY TO LEAVE THIS WORLD, I WILL BE SORRY NOT FOR MY PLEASURE, BUT FOR ALL THE THINGS THAT I'M INTERESTED IN THAT I WILL NOT BE ABLE TO FOLLOW UP. ))
SUPER=75-Jacques Cousteau/Oceanographer;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=follow-up.
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SUPER=x5043; Video of the Day Stop



SP-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-12
GRAPHIC=PRIMETIME BIG


Tonight on Primetime sports, It's draft night in the NBA, we take a look at the first round picks, plus the Avalanche was back home tonight, and the Wrath is helping some area kids get their kicks this week.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Milwaukee, WI/Orioles vs. Brewers; :00


But first, the Orioles won their 50th game of the season today with a 9-to-1 bashing of the Brewers.
Jeffrey Hammonds hit a pair of two run homers to support Mike Mussina's 3-hit, 12 strikeout effort.
Now tonight's ballpark figures.
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GO TO SCORES
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TAKE A BREAK

SP-Draft


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-27
GRAPHIC=NBA DRAFT


The 1997 NBA draft is continuing at this hour in Charlotte.
As expected tonight, the San Antonio Spurs
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Winston-Salem, NC/Last Season; :00


used the number one selection in the draft to take former Wake Forest Demon Deacon Tim Duncan.
The 6 foot 10 inch forward is considered the only can't miss prospect in the draft.
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SOT
IN Q="I think...

((TIM DUNCAN/SPURS TOP DRAFT PICK:))
SUPER=01-Tim Duncan/Spurs Top Draft Pick; :00
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=...my own aspect."
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VO-NAT con't


Tracy McGrady, the high school phenom from Mt Zion Academy in Durham was the 9th overall pick, taken by the Toronto Raptors.
Now let's take a look at the first round rundown.
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Foyle/Warriors/9. Tracy McGrady/Raptors/10. Danny Fortson/Bucks/;
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Anderson/Cavs/14. Maurice Taylor/Clippers/15. Kelvin Cato/Mavs/;
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Anstey/Blazers/19. Scot Pollard/Pistons/20. Paul Grant/Wolves/;
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Jackson/Sonics/24. Rodrick Rhodes/Rockets/25. John Thomas/Knicks/;
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Booth/Bulls/;
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SP-Avalanche


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


The Salem Avalanche returned home tonight to open an eight game home stand, that gets started tonight with the first of three straight against Wilmington.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salem.Blue Rocks vs. Avalanche; :00


A great crowd of four thousand and 69 on hand this evening at Salem Memorial.
And they would watch the Blue Rocks Mark Quinn get Carlos Febles home on the fielder's choice to make it 1-to-nothing Rocks.
Salem would finally start to get offensive in the fifth inning as Chad Gambill lifts over the left fielder's head and plates David Feuerstein
(Foyer-Steen).


Salem gets the eventual game winning run in the fifth with Garrett Neubart
picking up his third hit of the night SUPER=37-Wilmington/3/Salem/4;

to get Vicente Garcia home.
Salem gets its third win of the second half with the 4-to-3 win.
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SP-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#NONE
SS=TECH HOOPS


In women's basketball, Virginia Tech assistant coach Beth Dunkenberger is leaving the Lady Hokies to take an assistant's coaching job at Florida.
No replacement has been named and Tech will begin interviewing for the vacancy in August.
SS=TECH BASEBALL


In Baseball, Tech ace pitcher Denny Wagner has come to terms with the Oakland Athletics.
His contract is worth 300 thousand dollars. Wagner reports to Class A ball tomorrow.

SP-Wrath


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ST5-29
GRAPHIC=Wrath


The Roanoke Wrath's summer soccer camps opened this week all over the valley as kids age 6 to 15 began getting their kicks.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


The Rivers Edge serves as one of seven sites for the camps from Botetourt Count to Bedford.
The strength of this camp is obviously the interaction between the kids and some of the state's premiers soccer players.
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SOT
IN Q="I

((JAMES BROWN/WRATH CAMP DIRECTOR:))
SUPER=01-James Brown/Wrath Camp Director; :00
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=....helps"
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VO-NAT(Con't)


76 campers are enrolled at the Rivers Edge session this week. The day is broken up into two parts; technical training in the morning and games in the afternoon...with a lot of water breaks.
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SOT
IN Q=It's

((IAN SPOONER/WRATH CAMP DIRECTOR:))
SUPER=01-Ian Spooner/Wrath Camp Director; :00
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=...we need them"
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Bye
ANCHOR=Connie

watch NEWS-7 at 11 on WDBJ-7. See you tomorrow, Good night. That's News 7 Prime Time. Thanks for joining us. For more news in 30-minutes