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ANCHOR=Keith

The legal battles continue... but as of today... PARENTS must be told before teenagers can get an abortion.
We'll have a LIVE report on the practical effect of the new state law.
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VO-NAT


The Smart Highway is on a straight track, now that the federal court has steered clear of the controversy.
And candidate Jim Gilmore tours tobacco country, defending his decision to avoid the recent settlement talks.
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Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports head
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Tonight in sports, Tyson is punished by the Nevada Athletic commission, but it looks like he will fight again.
A swimmer from last Olympic trials is now making waves in an area pool.
Kelly Dampeer is rolling in the Appy league,
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And former Fleming and Radford University star Steve Robinson is named the new head basketball coach at Florida State.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
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Some gullywashers to start the July weather story. We will also have our monthly weather almanac in just a few minutes.

Parental-Notification


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-45
GRAPHIC=Abortion


24 hours of legal wrangling left Virginia WITH its first change to abortion law in over two decades.
Parental notification for teen abortions is the law of the land -- for now.
Planned Parenthood appealed to a three judge federal panel this morning, trying to reinstate federal Judge James Turk's injunction of the law yesterday.
The injunction was struck down last night by appeals Judge Micheal Luttig.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: IT IS THE LAW IN VIRGINIA. THANK GOODNESS IT'S IN EFFECT TODAY. AND WHAT THE GREAT FEAR OF THE OPPONENTS IS THAT WITH THIS LAW GOING ONTO THE BOOKS THEY'LL SEE THAT IT WILL NOT BE THIS RACK AND RUIN THAT THEY TALK ABOUT. BUT IN FACT PARENTS WILL BE INVOLVED AND YOU'LL HAVE THAT PROPER APPROACH OF PARENTS BEING RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR CHILDREN.))
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Governor Allen says it's his understanding that the only part still open to question is the issue of a penalty for doctors who fail to notify parents.
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NO word yet on when the appeals panel may rule.
The Constitutionality of the measure is still open to question.

Clinics


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-28
GRAPHIC=Abortion


Officials at Planned Parenthood in Roanoke say they will obey parental notification.
But they do have some concerns.
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Eric Earnhardt is at the organization's office to explain the practical effects of the law.
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Eric adlibs ((Rollcue: a fake parent.))
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Bank-Robbery


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-44
GRAPHIC=Bank Robbery


Nine months after being paroled for a bank robbery in Virginia Beach, police say 34- year- old Darryl C. Delancey was back at it TODAY, this time in Lynchburg.
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VO-NAT
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Around one o'clock, Delancey allegedly walked into a First Federal bank armed with a handgun demanding money.
Police say Delancey took off on foot, but was later spotted by Investigator Larry Booth.
With the help of a bystander, Booth apprehended Delancey after a short scuffle.
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((LT. EUGENE WINGFIELD/LYNCHBURG POLICE: AND WHEN INVESTIGATOR BOOTH GAVE FOOT PURSUIT, HE HAD THE CITIZEN GET ON HIS RADIO WHICH WAS IN THE CAR TO TRY AND ASSIST US IN LETTING THE POLICE DEPARTMENT KNOW WHERE INVESTIGATOR BOOTH WAS AT. SO THAT'S HOW THAT CAME INTO PLAY, AND THE CITIZEN DID CALL IN. (REPORTER: HOW HELPFUL WAS THAT?) IT WAS VERY HELPFUL, BECAUSE WE HAD NO IDEA WHERE HE WAS.))
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Booth suffered an injury to his right knee that required stitches.
Delancey is being held without bond, facing robbery and firearms charges.
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Smart-Highway


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-46
GRAPHIC=SMART HIGHWAY


Another victory for the Smart Road.
Today a federal judge today ruled against opponents trying to block construction of the highway.
Teresa Hamilton has reaction.
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John Lipsey used to consider this 530- acre farm in Ellett Valley the ideal place to retire.
He bought the land 20- years ago, years before talk of the "Smart Highway".
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((JOHN LIPSEY/RETIRED DOCTOR:WHEN YOU SEE THE PICTURE OF THAT BRIDGE, THAT'S WHERE THAT PICTURE IS, RIGHT ACROSS THAT PASTURE, THAT CREEK, THAT PASTURE AND UP THAT RAVINE. ))
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The bridge Lipsey's referring to cuts through the heart of his farm-- and has forced the retired doctor to alter plans for his property.
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((JOHN LIPSEY/RETIRED DOCTOR:THIS JUST TAKES AWAY THE TOTAL COMPOSITE OF THIS, OF DEVELOPMENT OF THIS, AS AN AGRICULTURAL AND FOREST DISTRICT, LETS SAY AREA, BECAUSE IT LITERALLY DESTROYS IT BY GOING THROUGH THE HEART OF IT WITH A 48 ACRE RIGHT OF WAY. ))
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Preliminary work has already begun on Lipsey's farm-- and on neighboring Jennell Road.
And, now that Judge Jackson Kiser has ruled against project opponents, heavier construction is expected in the next few weeks. Nat sound of tree
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Opponents had argued that the government failed to consider all of the environmental impacts of the highway.
In his opinion, Judge Kiser wrote it's possible that the costs may outweigh the benefits.
But he said that "it's not for him to decide the wisdom of Congressional allocations.
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((DAN BRUGH/VDOT SPOKESMAN:I DON'T THINK THE COSTS OUTWEIGH THE BENEFITS AT ALL. I THINK THE ROAD, SMART ROAD, IS GOING TO BE BENEFICIAL BOTH FROM A TRANSPORTATION STAND POINT AND FROM A TECHNOLOGY STANDPOINT. ))
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An official ground breaking for the project is set for next week. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Montgomery County.))
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Still to come on News 7, jailors at one county jail resign after accusations of inmate abuse,
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and former Attorney General Jim Gilmore brings his campaign to southside where he promises to fight for tobacco growers.
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trailer-fire


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=mjo
TAPE#97-43
GRAPHIC=Fire


A trailer fire in Montgomery County left a family homeless today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.


The fire started about 2:45 this afternoon in a back bedroom of the trailer in Oak Forest Mobile Home Park.
Tina Hamlin was home with her two children when the blaze started. A child was apparently playing with a lighter and set the bedding on fire.
Hamlin took the children to a neighbors and called for help.
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((SHANE SCOTT/ NEIGHBOR: IT WAS ABOUT 8 TO 10 MINUTES BEFORE THE FIRE DEPARTMENT ARRIVED AND DURING THAT TIME IT JUST GRADUALLY BECAME MORE INVOLVED UNTIL IT WAS BURNING OUT THE BACK AND OUT THE TOP OF THE TRAILER. ))
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Fire officials say the trailer was a complete loss. The Hamlin's will be staying with family in the area.
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Halifax-Jail


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6 pm
WRITER=tte
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Inmates at the Halifax County jail are accusing jailers of abusing them.
In response to these complaints, three male jailers have resigned within the past three days.
Halifax Sheriff Jeff Oakes says he is investigating the accusations, and at least one is sex-related.
Oakes says he is also contacting the FBI about possible civil rights violations by the jailers.
Halifax Chief Deputy Ray Link says the jailers did not give reasons for leaving.
The Sheriff's Department has filed no charges at this time.

Crenshaws


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


Investigators are turning up the heat in the case of thousands of service contracts issued by Holdren's.
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Last summer Crenshaws of North Carolina purchased Holdren's assets.
But it said it didn't have to honor the appliance chain's extended service contracts.
Virginia's Office of Consumer Affairs received 13- hundred written complaints.
Now it's following up with a questionnaire to document if there were violations of Virginia's Consumer Protection Act.
It asks among other things, if customers were led to believe the service contracts would still be honored.
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Stocks


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


A strong bond market led a Wall Street rally today. TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE
The DOW climbed almost 50 points to close at 77-hundred-22.
NASDAQ lost not quite four points.
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B&W


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-31
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Nuclear Regulatory Commission today gave Babcock and Wilcox high marks for its handling of radioactive material in its Campbell County facility.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Campbell Co.


The N-R-C DID suggest B&W make improvements in its uranium recovery operation, which has experienced several leaks and spills during the last two years.
Still, B&W officials were pleased with the plant's evaluation.
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((JAMES CONNER/B&W VICE PRESIDENT: I DON'T THINK ANYBODY LIKES TO BE ASSESSED BY A REGULATORY AGENCY, BUT WHEN YOU CONSIDER THE ENVIRONMENT WE WORK IN, WE UNDERSTAND THAT WE HAVE TO COMPLY WITH A REGULATORY AGENCY'S REQUIREMENTS AND WE UNDERSTAND THAT WE'RE GOING TO BE ASSESSED. SO IF YOU ACCEPT THAT, I WOULD SAY THAT THIS REVIEW WAS PROBABLY AS GOOD AS YOU COULD EXPECT.))
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B&W is one of Campbell County's largest employers, with about 15- hundred workers at its Mt. Athos plant.
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Gilmore


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6 pm
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-32
GRAPHIC=GIlmore


Former attorney general Jim Gilmore says he did not join the tobacco talks because he didn't want Virginia tied to an unfavorable settlement.
Today Gilmore toured Southside Virginia to secure support from tobacco farmers as he runs for governor.
Tina Tenret reports.
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Jim Gilmore chose NOT to sue on behalf of farmers in the recent settlement against tobacco.
He says he "monitored" the talks instead.
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((JIM GILMORE/GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE (R): WE'RE NOW IN A POSITION WHERE VIRGINIA HAS SOME LEVERAGE. WE'RE NOT IN A POSITION WHERE WE HAVE HAD TO SIGN ON TO AN OVERARCHING AGREEMENT WITH OTHER ATTORNEYS GENERAL. WE HAVE PLAYED THE ROLE OF BEING A FREE AGENT IN THIS IN ORDER TO STRENGTHEN OUR HAND TO PROTECT OUR CITIZENS.))
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By contrast, the South Carolina attorney general jumped in to protect farmers with quotas and price standards.
But many southside farmers are standing by Gilmore.
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((CLARENCE BRYANT/PRESIDENT, CONCERNED FRIENDS FOR TOBACCO: JIM GILMORE TALKED TO US IN THE VERY BEGINNING WHEN THIS LAWSUIT WAS COMING OUT. AND SEE WE WERE TOTALLY AGAINST IT. I SAY ONCE I SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGE YOU TO NOT JOIN FORCES, I'M NOT GOING TO TURN AROUND AND BLAST YOU AND MAKE YOU DO AN ABOUT-FACE.))
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Gilmore has written to tobacco companies and congressmen asking them to protect farmers in the final settlement.
Tina Tenret, News7, Danville ))

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming your way tonight on News 7 sports, Steve Robinson officially takes over a the new head hoop coach at FSU, Tyson gets his punishment,
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and we'll jump in the pool and meet a world class swimmer from Michigan who has somehow landed Roanoke to teach some area youth the ways of the water.
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S-Robinson


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-13
GRAPHIC=ROBINSON


These days most folks are thrilled to have a little job security.
Roanoke native Steve Robinson got just that back in March when he signed a contract extension at Tulsa to coach basketball through the year 2004.
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But as a competitor, Robinson knew there were bigger fish to fry than those out in Oklahoma.
So when Florida State of the ACC came calling he said yes to a five year deal worth $500 thousand a season to coach the Seminoles.
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S-Tyson


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-14
SS=TYSON

The Nevada athletic commission met this afternoon to discuss what if any punishment should be taken against Mike Tyson for showing off his bicuspids instead of his biceps last Saturday night.
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The Commission decided to temporarily suspend Tyson from boxing in the state, plus they have frozen the nearly $30 million dollars he was to receive from the fight.
The Commission will meet again next week to determine its final disciplinary action.
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S-Olympic


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-
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The goal of any amateur athlete is to make it all the way to the Olympic games.
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And making it to an Olympiad being hosted in one's own country is even more special.
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Michigan native Dan Phillips, a world class swimmer, not only had that dream, but an opportunity to make it come true.
But little did he know, he'd have to settle in Roanoke to have his first olympic experience.
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(( Welcome to Roanoke's Olympic Park pool, where Phillips is not swimming for medals these days, but instead coaching and teaching 125 youngsters each day. NAT SOUND
After making his mark as a swimmer at the University of South Carolina, where he knew Hootie and Blowfish long before America did, Phillips failed in his attempt to earn a spot on 96 olympic team as a freestyle swimmer, finishing 16th at the trials.
But as a coach, he appears to have all the mettle needed to succeed. ((DAN)) ((LINDA)) ((RILEY)) NAT SOUND
Phillips hopes to eventually land a job coaching in college, but for now he's content to help this group of kids have some fun, improve their strokes, and also find out how to best reach their potential.)) ((DAN))

S-Danville


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-7
GRAPHIC=APPY LEAGUE


The Danville Braves are back home tonight hosting the Burlington Indians in Appalachian League play.
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Last night the Indians beat the Braves 14-to-10, thanks in part to Kelly Dampeer.
The former Northside and Radford university star, who was the Indians 22ND round draft pick, was a one man wrecking crew last night hitting 2 doubles, collecting 2 rbis and scoring four runs.
So far in 8 games he's hitting 310 with 5 doubles.
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Almanac


ANCHOR=rre
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=pev
TAPE#Almanac
GRAPHIC=NONE


July weather starts out very wet.
Hometown spotters in Franklin County report nearly 3 inches of rain today. What is the month normally like. Let's check the almanac.
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Promo


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
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A new Virginia Law goes into effect today--
It changes the way law enforcement officers will handle domestic violence cases.
Whenever an officer responds to a domestic abuse case, he or she MUST arrest the assailant if there is evidence of abuse.
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Tonight on News 7 at 11, we'll hear from several people who will deal with the new law.
A police officer who deals with domestic violence cases, a social worker, and a past victim of abuse.
They'll tell us what the new law means to them.
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Talent=Keith


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.