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ANCHOR=Keith

On News-7 tonight:
A 22-year old arson and murder case may be resolved with a guilty plea.
The political football of personal property tax is one hot potato.
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VO-NAT


And the taste of bluegrass.
We'll find Bill Monroe's Jerusalem Ridge Fried Potatoes a hot item in the Bluegrass Music Cookbook.
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Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, Steve Mason continues his Panthers' training camp reports from Spartanburg, South Carolina.
We'll also check in on two former local stars now with the Ravens.
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And the number one pick in last month's NBA draft, Tim Duncan, has signed a three year deal with the Spurs.
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WX-Head
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Thunderstorms around here, tornadoes in the Tidewater region and Tropical Storm Danny heads back to sea.

Helvestine


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-40
GRAPHIC=Frank Helvestine


An elderly man tied to an oxygen tank is likely to enter a plea Monday that could get him a 25-year prison term.
Frank Helvestine is expected to plead guilty to manslaughter and arson... finally admitting he's the one who provided the pipe and blasting caps used in a fatal bombing incident more than 20 years ago.
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VO-NAT
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Helvestine has steadfastly insisted he was no where near the apartment complex when the bomb went off... killing 2-year old Carrie Mask.
Though the bomb materials were identical- -right down to the five-minute fuse used in the attack in 1975- -Helvestine argues there's no way to say they're the ones he provided the man who actually planted the bomb.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Frank Helvestine


Helvestine told police he THINKS it was Russell Saunders White, Junior who lit the fuse.
White died almost ten years ago.
The bomb was set to go off beneath a woman's car, to scare her out of an inter-racial relationship.

Bedford-Ax


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-38
GRAPHIC=Accident


A Thaxthon man is charged with reckless driving after a head-on collision this afternoon in Bedford County leaves a teenage girl hospitalized.
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Authorities say 60 year-old Buford Parker of Thaxton crossed over the northbound lane on Route 43 into oncoming traffic.
Parker hit a truck carrying Michael Johnson and his niece, 13-year old Crystal Johnson. The girl is in very serious condition this evening at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Michael Johnson suffered minor injuries and Parker was treated for a broken leg at Bedford County Memorial.
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Yokohama


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-43
GRAPHIC=Yokohama


700 union employees at Yokohama Tire in Salem don't have a new contract.
But they'll keep working under the terms of the old one, at least for now.
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VO-NAT
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Last night negotiators decided to extend the contract through Tuesday, to buy them more time to work out a new agreement.
The two sides are meeting face to face today, then taking a two day break and resuming negotiations Sunday.
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Three years ago contract talks between Yokohama and the union broke down, resulting in an 11- week strike.
This time though, the parties say they believe they're making progress.
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Tax-Commission


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-33
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Sorting through the competing tax cut plans in the Virginia governor's race is more fun than paying taxes.
But not much.
Ellen Qualls has highlights from the latest round.
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((EVA TIEG/TAX COMMISSION CHAIRWOMAN: THIS IS NOT AN ENTERTAINMENT FORUM OR A POLITICAL RALLY.))
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It was supposed to be the latest gathering of a three year old commission on the taxing authority of state and local government.
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((DEL. VANCE WILKINS/(R) AMHERST CO.: AT LEAST DISBAND THIS COMMISSION UNTIL AFTER THE ELECTION, BECAUSE I FEEL LIKE IT'S BEING USED.))
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sot tape ONE 10:20:28

((EVA TIEG/TAX COMMISSION CHAIRWOMAN: FOR THOSE OF US WHO HAVE LABORED ON THIS FOR THREE YEARS, DELEGATE WILKINS, I THINK THAT'S A FAIRLY INSULTING TERM THAT, YOU KNOW, WE'RE USING THIS FOR POLITICAL PURPOSES.))
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One big problem: Democratic candidate Don Beyer chaired this commission until just weeks ago... and just after he resigned, it bashed the tax cut proposal of Jim Gilmore as way too expensive and tough on localities.
So Beyer appeared to present his plan amidst great protest from Republicans.
In fact, a Gilmore rally outside was marked by a woman fainting.
But the Beyer team's calling his six day old response to Gilmore's plan "a better idea."
sot tape 1 11:43:03

((LT. GOV. DON BEYER/D-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: IT'S AFFORDABLE, IT'S REAL, IT'S CONSTITUTIONAL. AND IT DOESN'T INCREASE THE DISPARITY BETWEEN THE SLOWER GROWING COUNTIES AND THE WEALTHIER COUNTIES.))
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sot tape 3 11:36:14

((DEL. VANCE WILKINS/(R) AMHERST CO.: YOU TOLD THE WASHINGTON POST THAT YOU WOULD TRY TO BUILD THE POLITICAL WILL TO RAISE TAXES. THEN YOU SAID YOU WOULDN'T RAISE TAXES. THEN YOU WENT TO THE ROUNDTABLE AND TOLD THEM THAT YOU WOULD ONLY BE AS HONEST AS YOU HAD TO BE TO GET ELECTED. AND YOU CAN TALK DIFFERENTLY AROUND THE TABLE-- MADAME CHAIRMAN? MADAME CHAIRMAN? EVA TIEG: WHOA WHOA EVERYBODY!))
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((EVA TIEG: WE WILL NOT HAVE OUTBURTS. DEL. TOM MOSS: IT FRIGHTENED ME, I'LL TELL YOU THAT.))
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sot tape one 10:25:19

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL: WE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO DO ANYTHING WITH RESPECT TO REPEALING THE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX, BUT WE MAY BE ABLE TO DO THINGS TO MAKE IT MORE FAIR AND MORE EQUITABLE. WHO KNOWS? BUT UNTIL WE ASK AND GET INFORMATION, WE'RE NOT GONNA KNOW. AND I DON'T KNOW THAT INFORMATION SHOULD SCARE ANYBODY.))
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The commission promised NO endorsements....for now.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
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It's a summer school assignment for the 90s---instead of writing a few pages

about themselves, kids create their very own home page for the internet. That story is straight ahead on News 7 at Six.
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and if your taste in music runs to bluegrass, you might enjoy sampling some favorite recipes, recommended by bluegrass musicians.
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Magnet-Camp


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-45
GRAPHIC=Education


Many kids spend their summer on the playground or by the pool.
But some students in the Roanoke Valley have traded a sunburn for science.
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((WHY DON'T YOU BOOKMARK THIS ONE IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY.))
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This week, teacher Cathy Vecellio (veh-SELL-ee-oh) has been helping a group of rising fourth, fifth and six graders prepare their own home pages for the internet.
Participants in the five- week "Tech Camp" are visiting Roanoke magnet schools for hands- on experience with science and technology.
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((LYNDSEY ONYETT/SIXTH GRADE STUDENT: IT'S BEEN FUN, BECAUSE I DON'T HAVE IT AT HOME, AND IT'S SORT OF A PRIVILEGE.)) 10:52:54 ((MARCUS OLLIE/SIXTH GRADE STUDENT: WELL NOW I KNOW WHAT I WANT TO BE WHEN I GROW UP. REALLY WHAT'S THAT. COMPUTER EXPERT.))
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Tech Camp was designed in part to give students a taste of the city's magnet programs.
And officials say the Lincoln Terrace Saturn Network is still accepting applications for the coming school year.
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Coles-Creek


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-41
GRAPHIC=None


22 Homes in the Blackwater district of Franklin County are getting a facelift.
The Planning and Community Development Department just received half a million dollars in grant money to rehabilitate the delapidating structures.
News 7's Tonya Flory shows us how by upgrading the homes, the community is lifting spirits.
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((Viola Ross and her husband live in this house in Coles Creek. The elderly couple's medical bills nearly wipe out their monthly income, leaving them virtually no money for home repairs...so the Ross's eligibility for the Housing Project, literally saved their lives...
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((VIOLA ROSS/COLES CREEK RESIDENT:NO, I WOULDN'T BE ABLE TO, BECAUSE MY HUSBAND IS A DIABETIC AND IT TAKES SO MUCH MEDICATION FOR HIM AND IT'S SO EXPENSIVE. HE'S BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD AND TRIGON, LORD THAT JUST EATS YOU UP, EATS YOU UP, YOU DON'T HAVE NOTHING LEFT.))
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Most of the recipients are low to moderate income families, elderly and handicapped...and for them...it's an issue of safety...
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((PAMELA FRANCE/HOUSING COORDINATOR:THE BATHTUB IS A BIG THING WITH A HANDICAPPED PERSON, ENABLING THEM TO GET IN AND OUT THEIR SHOWERS))
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But for some of the more cosmetic repairs...the residence are asked to pitch in.
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((PAMELA FRANCE/HOUSING COORDINATOR:IF THEY ARE YOUNGER AND IN GREAT HEALTH, LET JUST SAY THEY ARE BASICALLY LMI, BUT THEY'RE YOUNGER AND THEY CAN DO THINGS. WE'LL BUY THE PAINT AND WE'LL LET THEM DO THEIR PAINTING.))
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Construction work is expected to begin in the fall...but one of Viola's neighbors couldn't wait and had to redo her roof herself...Viola says she feels very lucky...
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IN Q=It's wonderful

((VIOLA ROSS/COLES CREEK RESIDENT:IT'S WONDERFUL THAT WE'RE GOING TO BE ABLE TO GETS SOME THINGS DONE THAT WE WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN ABLE TO GET DONE))
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Even though planning officials say they can't always fix every problem homeowners are grateful for any little bit of help they can get. Tonya Flory News 7. ))

Valley-Bank


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-37
GRAPHIC=Valley Bank


Valley Bank of Roanoke says it is one of the most successful recently- owned community banks in the U-S.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


For the third straight quarter in its brief two- year existence, Valley Bank has turned a profit.
Its profits have basically tripled since the previous quarter.
Valley Bank also reports over the past year it has come close to doubling its total assets, which now stand at 64- million- dollars.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Valley Bank


Ellis Gutshall (GUT- shawl) the president of Valley Bank, says it's well ahead of its originally projected results.

Stocks


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

Stocks wrapped up a roller-coaster session that saw the Dow Industrials close at a record high for the third straight day. TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE
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The Dow gained 29 points finishing the session at 81 hundred 17.
NASDAQ was up two points.

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Bluegrass-Cookbook


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=HOLD
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-39
GRAPHIC=None


Bill Monroe is best- known for songs such as Mule Skinner Blues and Blue Moon of Kentucky.
But it's his Jerusalem Ridge Fried Potatoes that are featured in a recent book.
Tonight, Joe Dashiell turns the pages of the Bluegrass Music Cookbook.
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((Bill Monroe may be gone, but his music lives on... NAT SOUND OF MONROE'S BAND
And so does his favorite recipe, in a new cookbook dedicated to the Father of Bluegrass.
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IN Q=It goes all the way

((PENNY PARSONS/BLUEGRASS COOKBOOK AUTHOR: IT GOES ALL THE WAY THROUGH THE FIRST GENERATION FOLKS LIKE BILL MONROE AND JIMMY MARTIN AND RALPH STANLEY, JIM AND JESSE, EARL SCRUGGS, LESTER FLATT AND EVEN PEOPLE LIKE UNCLE DAVE MACON WHO WEREN'T EXACTLY BLUEGRASS FOLKS, BUT HAD TIES TO BLUEGRASS.))
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NAT SOUND OF RENO AND SMILEY
Don Reno and Red Smiley make the pages of the Bluegrass Music Cookbook.
So do the Stanley Brothers.
And the book brings bluegrass up to date with favorite recipes from a new parcel of pickers.
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IN Q=I guess we were surprised

((PENNY PARSONS/BLUEGRASS COOKBOOK AUTHOR: I GUESS WE WERE SURPRISED AT THE RESPONSE THAT WE GOT. IT WAS MUCH GREATER THAN WE EXPECTED. AND A NICE SURPRISE ALSO WAS THE FACT THAT THE RECIPES COVERED A REAL WIDE VARIETY. YOU'D EXPECT TO SEE CORNBREAD BISCUITS, THAT KIND OF THING, BUT WE GOT SOME ORIENTAL RECIPES, SOUTHWESTERN AND VEGETARIAN. SO THERE WAS A REAL VARIETY THAT CAME IN.))
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Penny Parsons created the cookbook with Ken Beck and Jim Clark. She hopes the book will appeal to bluegrass fans whether or not they're committed cooks.
And with 375 recipes from more than 180 performers, historical vignettes, photographs and trivia, she says the Bluegrass Music Cookbook serves up something for everyone.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))

Sports tease


ANCHOR=mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=none


The NBA's top draft pick comes to terms with the Spurs; Chip Sullivan's first round at the Hartford Open. A visit with Cornell Brown and Steve Mason joins us from Panthers camp.
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S-Duncan


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-17
SS=NBA


We begin sports tonight with another key signing from the NBA.
Last night the Bulls inked Phil Jackson and today it's the Spurs practicing their penmanship with top draft pick Tim Duncan.
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This afternoon the former Wake Forest all-american, who was the number one pick in the June draft signed his first league contract.
No terms were released, but it's likely he will receive rookie salary maximum of $10 point 2 million over three years.
The Spurs plan to play Duncan alongside David Robinson on the front line this coming season.
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S-Panthers


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=CP97-1
GRAPHIC=Panthers training camp


The Carolina Panthers offense will showcase some new faces this season.
And Steve Mason says third year quarterback Kerry Collins is ready for the changes as he begins his third NFL year.
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((An NFC West title and an appearance in the conference championship are two credentials Kerry Collin's already has in his ever growing resume. ((DOM:)) ((KERRY:))
His unselfishness helped the Panthers win, which has earned Collins a pro bowl selection in only his second year in the league. From his rookie campaign through last season Kerry threw 10 fewer interceptions and his quarterback rating went from 61.9 to 79.4. ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((CAPERS:)) ((MUSHIN:)) ((KERRY:))
Collins has missed only 3 games in two years. The Panthers are in good shape at back up. Steve Beuerlein is 3 and 1 coming off the bench, including, an emotional home win over San Francisco last year. At Panthers training camp in Spartanburg South Carolina, Steve mason, News 7 sports")) ((
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S-Ravens


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-19
GRAPHIC=RAVENS


The Baltimore Ravens training camp sessions are continuing in Westminster, Maryland this week.
This weekend the Ravens take on the Eagles in preseason scrimmage.
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But this week, all eyes have been on linebacker Jamie Sharper, the Ravens' second round draft pick who ended his nine day holdout on Tuesday and signed a three year deal worth one point seven million dollars.
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With Sharper's arrival, the only remaining raven holdout is top draft pick Peter Boulware, the all-american backer from Florida State.
But while he's out number 51 Cornell Brown, the former Hokie is quietly making a name for himself at outside linebacker.
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S-British


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-18
GRAPHIC=British Open


Last week the P-G-A players were across the water playing in the British Open this week its the Seniors turn.
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The Senior British Open is being held at the Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland.
South Africa's John Bland is the leader after today's first round.
Bland shot a six under par 66 for a two shot lead on Gary Player and Dave Eichelberger.
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SS=Hold logo


A group of six golfers is tied at 69 three under par, and defending champion Brian Barnes of Scotland, who is paired with Bland for the first two rounds, is at 2 under 70.

S-Chip


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Chip Sullivan


On the P-G-A tour, Local golf pro Chip Sullivan is in the Clubhouse after today's first round of the Canon Greater Hartford Open.
Sullivan shot a 71, one over par. If Sullivan makes the cut you might be able to catch him on your Hometown Station. We will carry Saturday and Sunday's rounds. Wx-Tape
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Norfolk-Tornado


ANCHOR=Robin
NEWSCAST=6
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camel


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=mjo
TAPE#97-36
GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech


A unique learning opportunity comes to the Virginia Tech Veterinary College.
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Dorey, a baby camel, was admitted Sunday night, after she had trouble nursing.
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((DR. MARK CRISMAN/VA TECH VET SCHOOL PROFESSOR: THIS IS THE FIRST BABY OR NEONATAL CAMEL THAT WE'VE HAD AT THE COLLEGE, THE TEACHING HOSPITAL. WE HAVE HAD SEVERAL ADULTS AND TO MY KNOWLEDGE THIS IS THE FIRST BACTRIAN CAMEL OR DOUBLE HUMPED CAMEL THAT WE HAVE, THAT WE'VE HAD HERE. ))
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Dorey poses a number of challenges to the students caring for her.
Camel's milk is different from other animals and the nutrition class had to develop a special formula for Dorey.
She also must be fed every hour, which made for some late night feedings.
However, everyone who has worked with her claims it is worth it. Dorey is making rapid progress and should return home tomorrow.
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Promo


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
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Coming up tonight on News 7 at 11, we'll tell you about a federal buyout program for homeowners in a flood-prone area of Vinton.
We'll have that story and more tonight on News 7 at 11. Keith Reads Take Prime Time Board Fullscreen
Also we invite you to check out News 7 Prime Time--that's at 10 p-m on WEFC. Check the cable listings for the channel in your area. (Keith ad lib byes) Talent=Keith