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History

ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=aje
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Hong Kong


History is in the making today in Asia, as the British Handover of Hong Kong takes place.
The Chinese lost power back in 18-42. take Pre Pro 1051essc when the Treaty of Nanking was signed ending the First Opium War. The treaty gave Britain power over Hong Kong. take Pre Pro 1052essC
Then in 18-98, a 99 year lease was signed giving the British control over what is known today as the New Territories. take Pre Pro 1053essC
and today in 19-97 the Chinese take back control.
At midnight their time, noon our time, the British will make its historic handover of Hong Kong back to China. WIPE WIPE WIPE

Hong-Kong


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=WIPE WIPE WIPE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Hong Kong;


The lowering of one flag and the raising of another-- just one of many symbols of change.
Britain's Prince Charles and Prime Minister Tony Blair each arrived in Hong Kong to formally hand back the industrial city to the Chinese.
Meanwhile, last minute preparations were underway at the home of Hong Kong's outgoing Governor Chris Patten, as he prepared to leave office.
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E-BotyCamp-Shooting


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=Shooting


28- year- old Rodney Craighead of Bedford has been upgraded to stable condition this morning after being shot Saturday night.
Craighead got into an argument with 21- year- old Dewayne Timothy of Lynchburg at a party in Boty Camp. Police say Timothy then shot Craighead.
Timothy is charged with malicious wounding.

E-TENANTS-RIGHTS


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=DAL
TAPE#=97-44
GRAPHIC=housing


Renters can improve their living conditions by simply knowing their rights.
There are ways to get your landlord to make the needed and sometimes necessary repairs.
Denise Allen has more.
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SOT
IN Q=Vivian Price says
SUPER=03-Roanoke/June 22; :00
SUPER=01-Vivian Price/Chattam Hills Tenant; :12
SUPER=01-Wesley White/Housing Authority Dev. Dir.; :39
SUPER=@Denise1; 1:01
SUPER=01-David Beidler/Legal Aide; 1:21
RUNS=1:44
OUT Q=News 7


(( Vivian Price says she can't remember a time during the last eight years when her stove WORKED.
She and other residents of Chattam Hills Apartments have in some cases been waiting years for plumbing and appliance repairs.
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SOT 14:02:03
IN Q=i'm not a

((VIVIAN PRICE/CHATTAM HILLS RESIDENTS: I'M NOT A COMPLAINER. I JUST DO THE BEST I CAN WITH WHAT I'VE GOT.))
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OUT Q=WHAT I'VE GOT


But to get repairs done Legal Aide attorneys and housing officials say you NEED to complain.
First they say notify your landlord of the problems in writing and keep a copy of the letter for yourself.
Many residents at Chattam Hills receive help with their rent through Section Eight.
Housing officials say if your landlord doesn't respond to the written request in a timely fashion the housing authority may be able to help.
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SOT 15:07:04
IN Q=WE CAN EITHER

((WESLEY WHITE/HOUSING AUTHORITY DEVELOPMENT DIR.: WE CAN EITHER WRITE THE LANDLORD AND TELL HIM SINCE HE HASN'T DONE THIS WE'RE GOING TO WITH HOLD HIS PAYMENT OR IF THE TENANT ISN'T SATISFIED AND IT'S BEEN A LONG TIME WE CAN ALSO ALLOW THE TENANT TO MOVE.))
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OUT Q=TENANT TO MOVE

STAND UP DENISE ALLEN/NEWS 7: DEPENDING ON THE PROBLEM YOU CAN ALSO CALL THE BUILDING INSPECTORS OFFICE OR THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND REQUEST AN INSPECTION.
LEGALLY A TENANT CAN FILE A LAW SUIT CALLED A TENANT'S ASSERTION OF RIGHTS.
NO ATTORNEY IS NEEDED.
THE TENANT JUST GOES TO GENERAL DISTRICT COURT CLERK AND FILLS OUT A FORM ASKING THE COURT TO ORDER THE LANDLORD TO MAKE THE NECESSARY REPAIRS.
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SOT 14:14:00
IN Q=AT THE SAME TIME

((DAVID BEIDLER/LEGAL AIDE: AT THE SAME TIME THEY START PAYING THEIR RENT TO THE COURT WHICH GIVES THE TENANT SOME LEVERAGE AGAINST THE LANDLORD CAUSE SUDDENLY THE LANDLORD NO LONGER IS RECEIVING ITS RENT.))
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OUT Q=RECEIVING ITS RENT


The court then determines if the landlord has violated the lease or any laws.
Denise Allen News 7.))

Boxing


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Nevada boxing officials will hold an emergency meeting tomorrow to determine Mike Tyson's future in the ring.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Las Vegas, NV;


Tyson is in trouble after biting off part of W-B-A heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield's ear during their Saturday night match.
Tyson faces suspension.
And while his 30- million- dollar purse for the fight has been withheld, Nevada law will likely allow Tyson to receive most of the money.
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E-Hospital-Debt


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#=97-40
GRAPHIC=Medical News


Medical bills can easily mount up.
One Danville hospital has found a way to help patients with rising costs.
Tina Tenret explains.
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SOT
IN Q= Patients without
SUPER=03-Danville; :00
SUPER=01-Monroe Patterson/Service Credit Program Dir.; :19
SUPER=01-Sandra Tate/Former Patient; :46
SUPER=@Tina2; 1:00
RUNS=1:14
OUT Q=News 7, Danville


((Many patients who come to hospitals for treatment leave with huge bills because they lack medical insurance.
But, the Service Credit Program at Danville Regional Medical Center is helping them pay off their debt.
Here uninsured patients can pay off their bills by earning six dollars an hour for yard work, filing, data entry or retail.
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SOT 23:02:11
IN Q=I think

((MONROE PATTERSON/PROGRAM DIRECTOR: I THINK THIS REGION HAS A HIGH PERCENTAGE OF WORK ETHICS. PEOPLE ARE REALLY COMMITTED AND WANT TO DO THE RIGHT THING ABOUT THE DEBTS THEY INCUR.))
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OUT Q=debts they incur
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VO-NAT


Patterson pioneered the program two years ago.
Patients build their own schedules but Patterson says they also build job skills.
Sandra Tate volunteered for eighteen months after she was hospitalized for a week.
She then turned her experience into a full-time job.
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SOT 23:14:20
IN Q=When it was

((SANDRA TATE/FORMER PATIENT: WHEN IT WAS ALMOST TIME FOR MY PROGRAM TO END I THOUGHT, WELL IT'S BEEN SUCH A POSITIVE EXPERIENCE, ME WORKING UP THERE IN THE HOSPITAL AND MEETING SO MANY PEOPLE I WOULD LOVE TO MAYBE GET A JOB OUT OF IT.))
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OUT Q=out of it
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VO-NAT


People in this program never see a paycheck for their work.
Instead the money is applied directly to their debt.
But the payoff could be big...
After eighteen months of steady work, all remaining debt is forgiven.
Tina Tenret, News 7, Danville))

Parental-Notification


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=abortion


A federal judge has said he will rule today on whether to stop Virginia's new parental notification abortion law from taking effect.
The law passed by the General Assembly this year goes on the books tomorrow.

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VO-NAT

6/24; 97-35; parental notification
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Last Week;


But Planned Parenthood has brought a suit challenging it.
And the group wants U-S District Judge James Turk to set the law aside until the case is heard.
Turk already said he thinks the law is poorly drafted.
It requires a doctor who is about to perform an abortion on an unmarried girl younger than 18 to tell one of her parents unless a judge gives the girl an exemption.
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Common-Sense


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#Common Sense
GRAPHIC=Common Sense


Getting credit can be a Catch 22, because to get it, you often need a credit record.
In this week's edition of Common Sense, Len Besthoff brings us a possible solution.
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SOT
IN Q=As a
SUPER=@Len1; :00
SUPER=01-Gary Collins/J.C. Bradford & Co.; :13
RUNS=:53
OUT Q=the newsdesk.
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SOT 02:57:37
IN Q=As a

((As a consumer, establishing your own credit is a very important thing to do. Gary Collins with J-C Bradford and Company here in Martinsville has an interesting approach to developing a credit rating.))
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OUT Q=credit rating.
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SOT 02:24:25
IN Q=One thing

((GARY COLLINS/STOCKBROKER-J.C. BRADFORD & CO.: ONE THING THAT I'VE FOUND THAT PEOPLE CAN DO, OR YOUNG PEOPLE OR YOUNG ADULTS CAN DO TO ESTABLISH A CREDIT RATING, IS SIMPLY GO TO A BANK OR THEIR LENDING INSTITUTION AND TAKE OUT A THOUSAND DOLLAR NOTE. BORROW THE MONEY FOR THIRTY TO SIXTY TO NINETY DAYS. AT THAT POINT IN TIME, IMMEDIATELY, GO TO THE BANK'S SAVINGS ACCOUNT, AND PUT IT IN A BANK SAVINGS ACCOUNT. SO BASICALLY YOU'RE FLOATING THE MONEY FOR THIRTY TO SIXTY TO NINETY DAYS, AND THEN AT THAT POINT IN TIME, SAY AT THE NINETY DAY PERIOD, YOU GO PAY THE NOTE OFF. YOU WILL HAVE SOME MORE INTEREST THAT YOU'LL HAVE TO PAY ON IT, BUT IMMEDIATELY YOU'VE ESTABLISHED A CREDIT RATING THAT COMPANIES CAN REFER BACK TO.))
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OUT Q=back to.
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SOT 03:02:38
IN Q=I'm Len

(( I'm Len Besthoff with this week's edition of Common Sense, let's send it back to the newsdesk. ))
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OUT Q=newsdesk.))




E-Card-Magic


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-47
GRAPHIC=none


More than 60 people were making magic at Tanglewood Holiday Inn in Roanoke, well...actually they were playing it.
The card game is called "Magic--The Gathering."
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The collectible card game is based on the fantasy world of wizards, goblins and dragons.
It is the most popular game, out- selling Monopoly and Uno.
Developed in 19-93 enthusiasts say it's fun because it requires the strategy of chess, the bluffing skills of poker and some role playing aspects.
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SOT 22:01:34
IN Q=THE POINT OF THE

((PETE HOEFLING/STAR CITY COMICS: THE POINT OF THE GAME IS TO DEFEAT YOUR OPPONENT JUST AS IN CHESS. THERE'S A COUPLE OF WAYS OF DOING THAT THE MOST COMMON TWO ARE TO EITHER CREATE A SITUATION WHERE YOUR OPPONENT IS UNABLE TO DRAW A CARD OUT OF THE LIBRARY WHICH IS SOMETHING THAT IS REQUIRED EVERY TURN OR REDUCE YOUR OPPONENT'S LIFE TOTAL FROM 20 DOWN TO ZERO.))
SUPER=01-Pete Hoefling/Star City Comics;
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=DOWN TO ZERO
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VO-NAT


The game has been translated into nine different languages.
Each card features original art and text which describes the card's power and rules for the play of the card.
Competition lasted well into the night yesterday.
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Handover


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=hong kong


Hong Kong is counting down its final six hours under British rule.
China will re- claim the colony at the stroke of midnight their time, noon, our time.
Liz Mullen has more on the pomp and circumstance surrounding the historic handover.
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SOT
IN Q=The sun is setting
SUPER=03-Hong Kong; :00
SUPER=01-Emily Lau/Democratic Leader; :43
SUPER=01-Liz Mullen/Reporting; 1:29
RUNS=1:52
OUT Q=CBS News, Hong Kong

((THE SUN IS SETTING ON THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN HONG KONG AND IT'S OUT WITH THE OLD...

(NATS KIDS WITH FLAGS)


... AND IN WITH THE NEW AS THE RED FLAG OF CHINA REPLACES THE UNION JACK.

(NATS OF BRITISH BAND)


HONG KONG GOVERNOR CHRIS PATTEN TRIED TO KEEP A STIFF UPPER LIP AT THE LAST SALUTE TO QUEEN ELIZABETH'S BIRTHDAY, ONE OF HIS LAST OFFICIAL DUTIES. NOT FAR FROM THE BRITISH POMP...CHINESE CIRCUMSTANCE. WITH THE FLIP OF A SWITCH, AN ELECTRIC DRAGON LIT UP THE EDGE OF VICTORIA HARBOR.
HONG KONG'S LAST ELECTED LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL BID FAREWELL OVER THE WEEKEND -- A PROVISIONAL LEGISLATURE -- MADE UP OF APPOINTED, NOT ELECTED LAWMAKERS -- WILL TAKE ITS PLACE.

SOT: EMILY LAU, DEMOCRATIC LEADER



(NATS OF 21-GUN SALUTE)


BRITAIN'S PRINCE CHARLES IS IN HONG KONG NOW - HERE TO HAND BACK THIS INDUSTRIAL CITY TO THE CHINESE.
AND THOUGH IT IS INEVITABLE -- SOME, LIKE EMILY LAU, VOW TO FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY.
LIZ MULLEN, FOR CBS NEWS))

Clinton


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=clinton


An attorney says he never offered jobs or money to Arkansas state troopers in order to undermined then- Governor Bill Clinton.
Trooper Ronnie Anderson is quoted in both "The New Yorker" and "Time" magazines accusing attorney Cliff Jackson of offering 100- thousand- dollar- a- year jobs to troopers IF they publicized alleged Clinton scandals.
Jackson says the trooper's affidavit is "totally false".
He says the trooper was acting out of anger to one of his clients.

Tax-Cut


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=clinton


Meanwhile, the President today is expected to put in his two- cents worth on the Republican tax- cut measure.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


The President has indicated he plans to reach an agreement with House and Senate Republican leaders.
Both chambers passed separate versions of a tax- relief bill last week.
A conference committee must now work out the difference between the two.
Clinton is expected to object to a G-O-P proposal that makes cuts in the capital gains rate, while eliminating a child- care tax credit for the working poor.
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2-Parental-Notification


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=abortion


Today is the day a federal judge said he would rule on whether to stop Virginia's new parental notification abortion law from taking effect.
Tomorrow the law is set to go on the books.
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VO-NAT

6/24; 97-35; parental notification
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Last Week;


But Planned Parenthood has brought a suit challenging it.
And the group wants U-S District Judge James Turk to set the law aside until the case is heard.
Turk already said he thinks the law is poorly drafted.
It requires a doctor who is about to perform an abortion on an unmarried girl younger than 18 to tell one of her parents unless a judge gives the girl an exemption.
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New-Laws


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=va seal


A number of other new laws will take effect tomorrow on the first day of the new fiscal year.
Among them is help for compulsive gamblers.
All new tickets printed by the state lottery must include a toll-free phone number for counseling for gambling addicts.
Another law raises to 250 dollars the fine for speeding in school zones and passing a stopped school bus.
And a new law requires drivers to turn on headlights when using windshield wipers in rain or other bad weather.


HK-Handover


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=hong kong


A new month is marking a new beginning in Hong Kong--
At the stroke of midnight on Tuesday, China will reclaim the British colony.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Hong Kong;


That's just a little more than five hours away, because Hong Kong is 12 hours ahead of us.
As the Chinese celebrated, Hong Kong's departing Governor Chris Patten prepared to leave.
Britain's Prince Charles and Prime Minister Tony Blair arrived to make the historic handover.
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2-E-BotyCamp-Shooting


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=Shooting


An argument at a party in Boty Camp Saturday night sent one man to the hospital.
Police say 21- year- old Dewayne Timothy of Lynchburg shot 28- year- old Rodney Craighead of Bedford following an argument.
Craighead is listed in stable condition this morning.
Police charged Timothy with malicious wounding.

E-Fatal-Ax


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


An accident Saturday afternoon took the life of a Lynchburg man.
Police say 49- year- old Alfred Spinner lost control of his vehicle on Route 6-09 near Pettigrew Drive.
Spinner was thrown from the vehicle after it flipped over.
He died at Lynchburg General Hospital.

2-E-Hospital-Debt


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#=97-40
GRAPHIC=Medical News


A Danville hospital has found a way to help patients deal with the growing cost of medical care.
Tina Tenret explains.
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SOT
IN Q= Patients without
SUPER=03-Danville; :00
SUPER=01-Monroe Patterson/Service Credit Program Dir.; :19
SUPER=01-Sandra Tate/Former Patient; :46
SUPER=@Tina2; 1:11
RUNS=1:14
OUT Q=News 7, Danville


((Many patients who come to hospitals for treatment leave with huge bills because they lack medical insurance.
But, the Service Credit Program at Danville Regional Medical Center is helping them pay off their debt.
Here uninsured patients can pay off their bills by earning six dollars an hour for yard work, filing, data entry or retail.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 23:02:11
IN Q=I think

((MONROE PATTERSON/PROGRAM DIRECTOR: I THINK THIS REGION HAS A HIGH PERCENTAGE OF WORK ETHICS. PEOPLE ARE REALLY COMMITTED AND WANT TO DO THE RIGHT THING ABOUT THE DEBTS THEY INCUR.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=debts they incur
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VO-NAT


Patterson pioneered the program two years ago.
Patients build their own schedules but Patterson says they also build job skills.
Sandra Tate volunteered for eighteen months after she was hospitalized for a week.
She then turned her experience into a full-time job.
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SOT 23:14:20
IN Q=When it was

((SANDRA TATE/FORMER PATIENT: WHEN IT WAS ALMOST TIME FOR MY PROGRAM TO END I THOUGHT, WELL IT'S BEEN SUCH A POSITIVE EXPERIENCE, ME WORKING UP THERE IN THE HOSPITAL AND MEETING SO MANY PEOPLE I WOULD LOVE TO MAYBE GET A JOB OUT OF IT.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=out of it
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VO-NAT


People in this program never see a paycheck for their work.
Instead the money is applied directly to their debt.
But the payoff could be big...
After eighteen months of steady work, all remaining debt is forgiven.
Tina Tenret, News 7, Danville))

VA-Education


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=va state seal


A University of Virginia study says foreign-born Virginians are better educated than native Virginians.
Seventy-five percent of native Virginians had high-school diplomas in 19-90, compared to 78 percent of foreign-born Virginians.
More foreign-born residents had bachelor degrees than native residents, and almost 15 percent of foreign-born residents had graduate or professional degrees compared to ten percent of natives.
The study was by Donna Tolson of U-V-A's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.

E-Ms-Virginia


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-46
GRAPHIC=Kelli Quick


Last year at this time Kelli Quick walked away from the Miss Virginia pageant as a finalist, but this year she's taking home the crown.
The second time was a charm for 20- year- old Miss Lynchburg Festival.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Saturday Night;


Quick beat out 23 other women for the opportunity to represent Virginia at the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City.
She says she'll spend the year speaking about community involvement.
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SOT 21:03:43
IN Q=SO WHAT I'VE

((KELLI QUICK/MISS VIRGINIA: SO WHAT I'VE TRIED TO DO WITH MY COMMUNITY VALUES SYSTEM AND VALUE STANDING FOR VOLUNTEERS AND LEADERS UNITING EFFORTS IS TO ENCOURAGE CONCERNED CITIZENS AND BUSINESS LEADERS IN GETTING INVOLVED WITH MENTORING PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH.))
SUPER=01-Kelli Quick/Miss Virginia;
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OUT Q=PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH
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VO-NAT


Quick is a senior at Emory and Henry College.
She'll receive 12-thousand dollars in scholarships, the free use of an apartment in Roanoke and a car during her reign.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=mlb


In sports,
Another series against Philadelphia becomes another sweep for Atlanta.
For that and the rest of last night's scores from the diamond let's check the scoreboards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
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SUPER=X5011;
SUPER=0093-/Salem/3/j/Durham/6////Prince William/3/j/Lynchburg/4///;
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0091-/Cleveland/10/j/New York/11////Detroit/6/j/Boston/8///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-j/Milwaukee/3//Kansas City/2///j/Toronto/3//Baltimore/2///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-j/Chicago/6//Minnesota/4////Texas/5/j/Oakland/7///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-j/St. Louis/6//Cincinnati/5//12 Innings/j/Houston/10//Chicago/8///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-/San Diego/4/j/Los Angeles/10////Montreal/3/j/Florida/5///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-j/New York/10//Pittsburgh/8////Philadelphia/5/j/Atlanta/6///;
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