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ANCHOR=Jean

Good Evening.
A day of fun in the water- turned deadly in Roanoke today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


A six year old boy drowned in the Roanoke River.
Rescue workers say the boy was with his brother, sister and father when the water apparently rose above the children's heads.
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


Several reported sightings of suspected killer Andrew Cunanan-
Plus Computer graphics show what Cunanan may look like if he's dressed like a woman.
SUPER=04-Air Force One;


And a sneak peak at Harrison Ford's new movie. Air Force One is flying into theaters nationwide this week.
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ANCHOR=Jean


Join us for News 7 at Eleven.
News-Heads
ANCHOR=Jean


Next on News 7-
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A boy drowns today in the Roanoke River.
Will a convenience store go up across from Cave Spring Junior High?
A possible sighting of Andrew Cunanan- and we'll show you what he might look like dressed as a woman.
Plus Harrison Ford's new film takes off-
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Talent=Jean


News 7 is Next.

Drowning


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jsu
TAPE#97-44
GRAPHIC=Drowning


Rescue workers recovered the body of a six year-old boy who drowned today in Roanoke River Wayside near Dixie Caverns.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


It happened shortly after noon.
The boy, his brother, sister, and their father were apparently wading in the river when the water got too deep-- rising above the children's heads.
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SOT 14:10:55
IN Q=The father got

((BAT. CHIEF TOMMY FUQUA/ROANOKE CO. FIRE & RESCUE: THE FATHER GOT TWO OF THE CHILDREN OUT LEFT THEM ON SHORE AND WENT BACK AFTER THE LAST ONE AND COULDN'T FIND HIM. HE WAS UNDER WATER.))
SUPER=01-Bat. Chief Tommy Fuqua/Roanoke Co. Fire & Rescue
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=was under water
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VO-NAT


Low water visibility and rain complicated the search. Rescue workers found the body about an hour and a half later.
The boy's identity has not been released.
Authorities say there have been several drownings in that area of the river in the past few years.
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CONVENIENCE


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-52
GRAPHIC=None


There will be no convenience store across the street from Cave Spring Junior High School.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Tonight, the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors rejected a bid to change the zoning on a parcel of land at the corner of Brambleton Avenue and Rosecrest Road.
The owners wanted the zoning change, so they could allow the PMI company to build a "country-store" gas station similar to this one.
But residents argued a store would entice students to cross the busy street.
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SOT 8:27
IN Q=you almost

((STEVEN JONES/AREA RESIDENT: YOU ALMOST GOT INTERSTATE SPEEDS WHEN KIDS ARE RUNNING ACROSS AND YOU GOT A 5 LANE ROAD. NO MEDIAN. OR ANYTHING TO STEP UP ON WHEN YOU GET HALFWAY. ))
SUPER=01-Steven Jones/Area Resident;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=get halfway
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VO-NAT


Some residents told the supervisors they worry about further development along the stretch of road.
The vote to deny rezoning was unanimous.
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Cunanan


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net B
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


A possible sighting of suspected serial killer Andrew Cunanan in New Hampshire.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lebanon, NH;


The FBI is checking out a report that a store clerk saw someone who looked like Cunanan-
The man apparently came into the store, bought something and left in a dark colored Mercedes.
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SOT 21:50:32
IN Q=

((BARRY MAWN/F.B.I. SPECIAL AGENT: IT'S A REPORTED SIGHTING. WE DON'T KNOW HOW GOOD OR VALID IT IS. WE ARE RECEIVING HUNDREDS OF CALLS ROUND THE COUNTRY OF POSSIBLE SIGHTINGS OF THIS INDIVIDUAL. THEY'RE ALL BEING TREATED VERY SERIOUSLY.))
SUPER=01-Barry Mawn/F.B.I. Special Agent;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=treated very seriousLy."
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VO-NAT


Police have said Cunanan may be dressed like a woman.
But what would he look like as a female?
Experts are turning to computers to find out-
With computer morphing this is what Cunanan might look like.
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Versace


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net A
GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Milan, Italy;


It's been one week since Designer Gianni Versace was gunned down- Today a day of mourning in Italy for thousands who attended a memorial.
Princess Diana who called Versace a friend- was one of many celebrities to attend.
Versace's brother and sister-
Singers Sting and Elton John-
and Supermodel Naomi Campbell paid their respects.
The priest told the audience-
we are gathered not for a show, but for an act of faith.
More than 2 thousand people filled the Catholic Cathedral.
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L'Burg-Fire


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-51
GRAPHIC=Fire Aftermath


Last night's fire that destroyed a building in downtown Lynchburg has left business owners out in the cold, and investigators looking for answers.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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SUPER=01-Wayne Ramsey/Dawson Ford Garbee Real Estate; :11
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SUPER=01-Lou Basten/Cousin of Owner; :38
SUPER=01-Bill Robertson/Marshall Lodge Member; :55
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(( As firefighters spent hours pouring water on the remains of 860 Church Street, those whose businesses went up in fire and smoke could only stand and watch.
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SOT 13:45:14
IN Q=I thought I

((WAYNE RAMSEY/DAWSON FORD GARBEE REAL ESTATE: I THOUGHT I HAD ENOUGH ON MY SHOULDERS PUTTING UP A NEW OFFICE, NOW I'VE GOT PLENTY. I'VE GOT TO REBUILD AN ENTIRE COMPANY, GET ALL NEW SUPPLIES, EVERYTHING.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=everything.


If misery loves company, Wayne Ramsey isn't alone.
Smoke had blackened most of the Preston- Hopkinson printing company in the basement of the burned out building.
Next door, six inches of water had flooded the Virginia Arts store.. and workers were trying to salvage valuable signed prints from the waterlogged room.
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SOT 5:44:58
IN Q=The real tragedy

((LOU BASTEN/COUSIN OF OWNER: THE REAL TRAGEDY OF A FIRE LIKE THIS, YOU LOSE ITEMS LIKE THIS, THEY CAN'T BE REPLACED.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=be replaced.


Whether the building can be saved is another question.
The Masons lodge has stood on this spot for two hundred years and most of their upstairs headquarters is still intact.
They are understandably reluctant to move on.
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SOT 4:20:28
IN Q=I think what

((BILL ROBERTSON/MARSHALL LODGE MEMBER: I THINK WHAT WE'RE GOING TO DO IS JUST FALL BACK AND JUST WAIT UNTIL THEY DECIDE WHAT THEY WANT TO DO. NOW WE'RE TALKING ABOUT GETTING A CRANE AND REMOVING THE DEBRIS IN THE FRONT SIDE, AND THEN LOOK AT IT FROM THAT POINT.))
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The damage is so extensive, fire investigators may never know what sparked this blaze.
The building's fate could be decided later this week.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

Drug-Tests


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=tte/equ
TAPE#97-45
GRAPHIC=Drug Use


Almost 300 former prison inmates from Lynchburg to Patrick County were summoned for a surprise drug test yesterday.
41-PERCENT failed.
They tested positive for cocaine, marijuana, amphetamines, or morphine -- and were immediately re-arrested.
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SOT tape 2 13:40:35
IN Q=There was no

((DAVID BOTKINS/VA. DEPT. OF CORRECTIONS: THERE WAS NO INHERENT SUSPICION. I MEAN YOU ALWAYS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT YOUR PAROLEES AND PROBATIONERS WHO HAVE BEEN INCARCERATED IN THE PAST RE-OFFENDING, DOING SOMETHING WRONG, USING OR ABUSING DRUGS. AND RATHER THAN JUST HOPE THEY DON'T DO IT AGAIN, THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS IS ENSURING THEY'RE NOT GONNA DO IT AGAIN BY RANDOM DRUG TESTS.))
SUPER=01-David Botkins/Va. Dept. of Corrections;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=random drug tests.
TALENT=Jean
SS=Drug Use


It's the third "Operation Consequences" sting the state had done.
Operations in Richmond and Tidewater came up with a lower percentage of drug users than the Southside sting.

Yokohama


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-42
GRAPHIC=Yokohama


Just about 24 hours from now the current three-year contract at Yokohama Tire in Salem expires.
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VO-NAT


And as of now, a person familiar with the situation says the two sides negotiating the deal are NOT close to a tentative agreement.
Neither union nor management would comment on the progress of the talks.
SUPER=03-Salem;


Three years ago workers at the plant engaged in a bitter, 11-week strike.
Yokohama Tire is one of the area's largest employers, with close to 900 people.
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Va-Transformer


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-47
GRAPHIC=None


Virginia Transformer and the Department of Labor have reached a settlement in a discrimination case.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The Roanoke company allegedly discriminated against four qualified women applying for work at the plant.
Virginia Transformer has signed a con-ciliation agreement on the matter.
While not admitting to any violation of the law, the company agreed to pay the women a total of more than 75-thousand dollars.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=None


It will also make the women job offers with retroactive seniority and other benefits.
The company must also closely monitor its hiring practices to prevent a recurrence of the alleged discrimination.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


One of the larger still undeveloped pieces of land in Roanoke County won't stay that way for long. That story is straight ahead on News 7 at 11.
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And Autumn Jackson says she was just seeking compensation from Bill Cosby but prosecutors call it extortion. Now a jury must decide.
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Economy


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=abr
TAPE#Net E
GRAPHIC=National Economy


If you're thinking about applying for a loan-- now is the time.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan told a Congressional committee the economy is in "exceptional" shape, and he will not increase interest rates.
This sent the stock market surging, with the Dow gaining more than 150 points, closing in record territory.
Greenspan says inflation rates seem to be staying low, growth is strong and unemployment is at its lowest level this year.
Also, technological advances are credited with providing a more productive and efficient economy.
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Cosby


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net C
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


It's now up to a jury to decide if Autumn Jackson tried to extort millions from Bill Cosby.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York, NY;


Jackson's attorney's say it's not extortion- but a case of a woman seeking compensation for living without the man she believes is her father.
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SOT 15:08:18
IN Q=

((ROBERT BAUM/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: SHE HAD BEEN LIVING IN A BOX IN WHICH SHE WAS PLACED BY MR. COSBY. HE MADE A CONDITION OF HER LIFE THAT SHE MAINTAIN THE SECRET- WHICH HE HELD OVER THE HEAD OF AUTUMN AND HER MOTHER. ))
SUPER=01-Robert Baum/Defense Attorney;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=and her mother."
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VO-NAT


In closing arguments prosecutors argued the 22 year old's demands amounted to extortion driven by greed.
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Welfare-Reform


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-37
GRAPHIC=Welfare in Virginia


Many Virginia welfare recipients will soon have to brush up on their job hunting skills.
As Kimberly McBroom reports, it is hoped welfare reform will prepare them to re-enter the work force.
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SOT
IN Q=Many Virginians
SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape; :00
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :06
SUPER=01-Ruth Hendrick/Roanoke Social Services; :13
SUPER=01-Joyce Earl/Roanoke Co. Social Services; :42
SUPER=@Kimberly2; :50
SUPER=01-Sandra King/Council of Community Services; :59
RUNS=1:22
OUT Q=McBroom, News 7


Many Virginians receiving these will soon start earning paychecks.
October first is fast approaching--
That's when Virginia's Initiative for Employment not Welfare takes effect in the Roanoke Valley.
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((RUTH HENDRICK/ROANOKE SOCIAL SERVICES: WE'RE NOT EXPECTING EMPLOYERS TO HIRE SOMEONE JUST BECAUSE THEY'RE A WELFARE RECIPIENT. BUT WE HOPE THROUGH OUR TRAINING PROGRAM WE'LL BE PROVIDING THEM WITH JOB- READY INDIVIDUALS. ))
RUNS=:10


VIEW program participants must sign an agreement of personal responsibility.
Job seekers will then attend a job readiness program to develop needed skills.
Then, they'll pound the pavement to find a job.
Once they do, they'll have to take part in an employment retention program to learn how to keep it.
(/////SOT/////)

((JOYCE EARL/ROANOKE CO. SOCIAL SERVICES: WE'RE WORKING RIGHT NOW ON SOME VERY BASIC JOB SKILLS-- TO BE ON TIME, TO SMILE, TO SHOW UP EVERY DAY. ))
RUNS=:07


Social service officials are also talking with community service agents--
They'll help provide clothing, transportation, and child care to the newest members of the work force.
(/////SOT/////)

((SANDRA KING/COUNCIL OF COMMUNITY SERVICES: I THINK IT'S CRUCIAL THAT THESE WORK SITE OPPORTUNITIES BE THERE. A LOT OF THESE FOLKS DON'T EVEN KNOW HOW TO GET UP IN THE MORNINGS TO AN ALARM CLOCK TO COME TO WORK. AND WE NEED TO BE THE MENTORS. WE NEED TO SET THE EXAMPLE IN THE AREA. ))
RUNS=:12


King says it'll take the entire community to help welfare recipients become successful employees.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7.

Business-Park


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-53
GRAPHIC=Roanoke County Seal


Plans for a new corporate park in west Roanoke County continue to move forward.
Earlier today, the Roanoke County Supervisors talked about buying more than 460 acres for the project.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Located off Interstate 81 near the Dixie Caverns interchange, the Glenn-Mary site is one of the last large, undeveloped parcels in western Roanoke County.
The supervisors have promised a development that will protect viewsheds and minimize the impact on nearby neighborhoods.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=Roanoke County Seal


The supervisors also heard from county school officials, who presented a revised plan for school construction and improvements.
The supervisors plan to vote on financing for the 47-million dollar proposal at their next meeting.

Green


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-46
GRAPHIC=Valery Green

A Franklin County animal breeder is in jail tonight without bond.
A Montgomery County judge sentenced Valery Green to 30 days in jail, after finding her guilty of threatening to burn a kennel owner's house.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg/Yesterday;


Green's attorney Christopher Tuck says Green will appeal.
Prosecutor Phil Keith says sentencing guidelines recommend probation, but because of the nature of the crime, the judge sent Green to jail.
Keith also maintains threatening to burn someone's home puts a person in danger and therefore deserves incarceration.
But he adds, Green will probably only serve about two weeks behind bars.
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=None


It's your chance to tell the state where a proposed interstate should be located in southwest Virginia. That story is still ahead on News 7 at 11.
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VO-NAT


And later--one of the world's biggest movie stars is going to fly high this summer-- battling terrorists while preserving American honor.
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NS-Stocks


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-50
GRAPHIC=Norfolk Southern


Good news for Norfolk Southern shareholders.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Norfolk/File Tape;


The rail giant approved a "three for one" stock split, effective in September.
N-S says it's a response to continuing good results and the desire to make more shares available to the public.
A stock split usually increases investor interest in a company.
That leads to more purchases of its stock, pushing the price up.
Norfolk Southern gained more than five-dollars a share in trading today.
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I-73


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-48
GRAPHIC=None


The Interstate 73 project is moving into a crucial stage.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke; (quick!)


And now the Virginia Department of Transportation says it needs input from you.
A portion of I-73 will run from Roanoke to North Carolina.
Planners want to identify several possible locations or alternatives for building the new road.
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SOT 10:42:15
IN Q=We anticipate

((SUSAN KILLEN/PROJECT CONSULTANT: WE ANTICIPATE THAT THIS PARTICULAR PHASE, THIS CRITICAL PHASE, WILL TAKE ABOUT TWO- AND- A- HALF TO THREE YEARS, BECAUSE WE WANT TO DO IT RIGHT AND WE WANT TO GIVE INFORMATION THAT CAN ALLOW FOR GOOD DECISION MAKING. ))
SUPER=01-Susan Killen/Project Consultant;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=decision making.
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VO-NAT


If you have questions or comments about the project, V-DOT has set up a toll free line.
That number is 1-888-I-73-PLAN.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=None


Once this phase is done and a route is picked, it'll take at least another three years before engineering work is complete and construction can begin.
And before any dirt is turned, the I-73 project must still get funding. Wx-Tape
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-30
GRAPHIC=NONE


As promised, some "Sharper" news from the NFL training camps. We'll meet three locals trying to make it with the Skins, plus Dell Curry was shooting threes in the valley today.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/TBS;:00


But first the Braves split a doubleheader with the Cubs today winning the first game 4-to-1 behind Greg Maddux's complete game 5 hitter.
But they lost game two 5-to-4, despite the the fact Andruw Jones hits two homeruns.
Now the rest of the numbers.
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S-Sharper


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-11
GRAPHIC=UVA FOOTBALL


The former Virginia Cavalier football players who dominated the draft earlie this year continue to filter into their respective training camps.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-Last Season; ;00


Yesterday Jamie Sharper, Baltimore's second round draft pick inked a three year deal with the Ravens.
The Ravens hope UVa's all-time leading tackler will be in uniform and in camp later today.
Sharper was the 34th overall pick in the draft.
During his four year career under George Welsh in Charlottesville he had 435 tackles and 12 quarterback sacks.
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S-NFL


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-12
GRAPHIC=PACKERS


When Jamie arrives at the Ravens camp he will have some work to do to catch up with his brother Darren who is making quite a slash in Green Bay with the Packers.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Green Bay, WI; :00


Sharper is a 6-2, 206 pound second round draft pick from William and Mary.
And so far the safety is impressing the coaches with his hard hitting ability.
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SOT
IN Q="You've..

((DARREN SHARPER/GREEN BAY ROOKIE SAFETY:))
SUPER=01-Darren Sharper/Green Bay Rookie Safety; :00
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And keep in mind, starting tonight Steve Mason will begin his reports from the Panthers training camp in Spartanburg, South Carolina right here on News 7.
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S-Locals


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#RS97-1
GRAPHIC=REDSKINS CAMP


Three more former area college stars are trying to make a impact of their own at the Redskins training camp up in Frostburg, Maryland.
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SOT
IN Q=FIRST AUDIO
SUPER=03-Frostburg, MD; :00
SUPER=01-Jim Kitts/Redskins Fullback From Ferrum; :28
SUPER=01-Don Reynolds/Redskins Tackle From UVa; 1:10
SUPER=01-Ryan Kuehl/Redskins Tackle From UVa; 1:39
RUNS=2:15
OUT Q=...MBA PROGRAMS."
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(( Former Ferrum College linebacker Jim Kitts is back in Frostburg this summer trying to prove that there's still a place in the NFL for longshots.
Kitts, who was also in camp last year playing defense, is trying to make the team as a fullback this summer.
And his good hands and the "No Fear" attitude he possess while playing special teams are at the very least earning him a look from General manager Charley Casserly. ((JIM KITTS/REDSKINS FULLBACK FROM FERRUM:))
Although he's three years older Kitts, former UVa star lineman Don Reynolds isn't ready to give up the pursuit of his dream either.
The Axton native, who played at Laurel Park high school, has been in camp with the Falcons, Lions, Patriots and Redskins since leaving Virginia in 1991 but he's yet to make it. ((DON REYNOLDS/REDSKINS DEFENSIVE END FROM UVA:))
Without a doubt former UVa star Ryan Kuehl has the best chance of making the team. The 1994 UVa graduate was on the Skins practice squad last season, and actually joined the active roster for two games. ((RYAN KUEHL/REDSKINS TACKLE FROM UVA:))
This year he brings those three features to not only his defensive tackle spot but also to special teams where he is a backup long snapper.
And through it all, Kuehl has managed to maintain his outrageous sense of humor.)) ((RYAN KUEHL:))
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And keep in mind, starting tomorrow night Steve Mason will begin his reports from the Panthers training camp in Spartanburg, South Carolina right here on News 7.
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S-Council


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-37
GRAPHIC=NONE

WIPE TO ENG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00


More local star athletes were in the spotlight last night at the Roanoke County Board of supervisors meeting.
The supervisor honored one of its own in Spike Harrison coach of the Group A State champion Glenvar Girls softball team, Rodney Spradlin's Group Two champion William Byrd baseball team was also recognized along with and the Terriers State Championship creative writing team.
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S-Golf


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#ST5-27
GRAPHIC=Golf Logo


How low can you go was the question today during the final round of the Roanoke Valley golf association's closing round.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :


Travis Horak followed his 67 at Blue Hills yesterday by shooting a 7 under par 64 this afternoon at Countryside.
He was five under par at the 12-th hole, and he finished the tournament with a 131 two day total for a 10-shot win in the Senior Division.
Darryl Byrd shot a two under par 69 today to finish 36 holes at 141 in second place.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=Hold Logo


Lee Taylor won the Junior division, Matthew Gregory won the Pee Wee division and Michael Kidd captured the Midget championship.

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Still to come tonight, Dell Curry was
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VO-NAT eng#


back in the valley this afternoon for a short visit at Roanoke College's summer hoop camp.
We'll get his thoughts on some of the Hornets personnel moves right after this.
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S-Curry


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#ST5-29
GRAPHIC=Dell Curry


Dell Curry and the Hornets will be in Roanoke on October 19th to play the
Minnesota Timberwolves in a preseason game at the Civic Center
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Yesterday Curry was in Salem at Roanoke College speaking to the campers at Page Moir's basketball camp.
The Hornets didn't have a draft pick this year but they did sign J.R. Reid who played in Charlotte with Curry early in their Careers.
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The Hornets also signed free agent guard David Wesley, the former Celtic. And there's been talk that the Hornets will trade guard Mugsy Bogues.
But Curry says Bogues and his bum knee should be back in the hive this season.
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The force was with Harrison Ford
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at the opening of his new film-Air Force One.
Stars came out hailing the chief at the movie's premiere.
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In the movie, bad guys take over Air Force one- It's the President himself who has to keep the skies safe for democracy-
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The film opens in theaters nationwide this week. (----------------)