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U-P-S says it'll have to fire people as a result of the strike.
Local UPS employees say "we knew that."
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Talent=Keith


And we'll take the rough road to Warm Springs where they're arguing about the Smart Road in court.
Sports-head
ANCHOR=steve


In sports, a local Virginia Tech freshman football recruit is injured, we will check in on the Scott Robertson,
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and the Express has reportedly signed a former star to add some offensive punch this upcoming season.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Patrick
SS=None


Scattered showers this evening, more tomorrow. Stay tuned for your complete News 7 Weather Center forecast.

UPS-Strike


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-51
GRAPHIC=UPS Strike


United Parcel Service says it will eliminate 15 thousand jobs nationwide due to the on-going union strike.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Management says the loss of business is forcing the nation's largest ground delivery company to downsize.
U-P-S officials say they're not threatening Teamsters, it's just business.
Local union workers say with customers turning to other carriers, they expected job cuts soon or later.
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SOT 14:47:55
IN Q=Everybody here

((DAVID ASSAID/FULL-TIME DRIVER:EVERYBODY HERE, WHOSE BEEN HERE A LONG TIME REALIZED THAT, THAT THE VOLUME BEING DOWN, THERE WOULDN'T BE A NEED FOR THESE PART-TIME WORKERS AND THAT'S WHO'LL BE HURT IT'LL BE PART TIMERS WARREN KING:WE'VE TALKED TO MANY OF OUR CUSTOMERS IN THIS AREA AND MANY OF OUR LARGE MAIL ORDERS ESPECIALLY HAVE TOLD US THAT MOST OF THE VOLUME WILL NOT COME BACK))
SUPER=01-David Assaid/Full-Time Driver;
SUPER=01-Warren King/UPS Southwest Operations Mgr.; :09
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OUT Q=come back
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VO-NAT

Full time employees acknowledge after the strike, until business returns to U-P-S, they may have to move down and work two part-time jobs.
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Smart-Road


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-42
GRAPHIC=Smart Road


Opponents of the "Smart Road" hit some rough pavement before a three-judge panel of a Federal Appeals Court today.
Double Boxes=Keith and Eric/Newsroom


Eric Earnhart was in Warm Springs for the hearing this morning, Eric what was the reaction of the judges?
Live=Eric Full/Microwave
SUPER=@Eric1;


Keith one judge seemed to scold environmentalists for suing the State Department of Transportation, saying "If people are upset with the agency, they should go to the agency, not bring it up in a lawsuit."
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IN Q=When federal officials
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SUPER=01-Matthew Pethybridge/Plaintiff's Attorney; :35
SUPER=01-Harvard Ayers/Sierra Club; :55
SUPER=01-Shireen Parsons/Sierra Club; 1:08
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OUT Q=agency doesn't see


(( When federal officials found an endangered flower along the Smart Road route, the DOT moved the route 750 feet to one side.
Environmentalists say they should have prepared an updated environmental impact statement, complete with public comment.
But when attorney Matthew Pethybrige made that case to the panel, one judge's reaction was, "There ought to be an end someplace."
Pethybridge responded, "The end comes when you stop making significant changes"
The judge replied "no, when you quit making significant objections by finding something new, like an earthworm you didn't know about."

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SOT 10:41:47
IN Q=you have to remember

((MATTHEW PETHYBRIDGE/PLAINTIFF'S ATTORNEY; YOU HAVE TO REMEMBER THAT THESE JUDGES HAVE ALREADY STUDIED THE RECORD, THEY'VE ALREADY READ OUR BRIEFS, THEY'RE SUPPOSED TO HAVE AN OPINION FORMED AT ORAL ARGUMENT AND IT'S YOUR JOB TO CHANG THEIR MIND.))
SUPER=01-Matthew Pethybridge/Plaintiff's Attorney;
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OUT Q=change their mind


But the judge's comments upset environmentalists who say they seemed to be reacting to the environmental movement in general, and not the facts of this case.

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SOT 10:38:55
IN Q=I think they had

((HARVARD AYERS/SERRIA CLUB; I HATE TO PRESUME WHAT DECISION THEY'RE GOING TO MAKE BUT IT SEEMED OBVIOUS FROM THE ANTOGONISTIC QUESTIONS THAT THERE WAS NO CONCERN FOR THE MAJOR POINT OF THE PLAINTIFF ATTORNEY WHICH WAS THAT THE PUBLIC HAS BEEN CUT OUT OF THIS PROCESS. ))
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OUT Q=of this process
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SOT 11:02:49
IN Q=the value

((SHIREEN PARSONS/SIERRA CLUB; THE VALUE OF PUBLIC COMMENT IS THAT VERY OFTEN THE PUBLIC KNOWS SOMETHING THAT THE AGENCY DOESN'T KNOW. OR SEES SOMETHING THAT THE AGENCY DOESN'T SEE. ))
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OUT Q=agency doesn't see))
Live=Eric Full/Newsroom


The attorney representing the Department of Transportation told the Court quote "this isn't the moon, we know pretty much what's up there".
Double Boxes=Keith and Eric/Newsroom


He was NOT grilled by the panel, as his opponent was, but he didn't want to speculate on how the court might rule, Keith.

Clerk-Shooting


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-48
GRAPHIC=Shooting


A man wanted on malicious wounding and robbery charges took the advice of police and his friends and turned himself in early this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


Lynchburg police got a tip that 20- year- old Rodney Keith Holland was staying at the Quail Ridge apartment complex.
Friends convinced Holland to surrender without incident when officers arrived.
Campbell County authorities say Holland and 19- year- old Derek DeWayne Smith tried to hold up the Foster Fuels store on Route 29 over the weekend.
One store clerk was shot in the head, another assaulted during the incident.
The clerk who was shot.. 28- year- old Matthew Longerbeam.. is expected to recover.
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N'hood-Watch


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-49
GRAPHIC=None


Danville police still don't know who shot Mary Elizabeth Martin and her son, Daniel, outside their home Sunday night.
Daniel has been treated and released, but his mother remains in critical condition at the Danville hospital.
Tina Tenret tells us how neighbors are working together to do all they can to stay safe.
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IN Q=At the gateway
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SUPER=01-Shirley K. Coles/Westmoreland N'Hood Watch; :42
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OUT Q=News7, Danville

(( At the gateway to Campbell Street stands a neighborhood watch sign...
a warning that families are standing guard.
But on the night of the shooting, neighbors say it was too dark to see anyone.
Watch members in other areas say fear sometimes plays a part.
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SOT 4:06:50
IN Q=We're all human

((NANNIE EDWARDS/CAMP GROVE NEIGHBORHOOD: WE'RE ALL HUMAN AND NO ONE WANTS TO BE BEAT UP OR SHOT UP OR KILLED BECAUSE OF SOMETHING THEY'VE REPORTED.
OUT Q= they've reported

standup TINA TENRET/NEWS7: SOME CRIMES FALL THROUGH THE CRACKS. BUT SUCCESSFUL GROUPS SAY THEY WELCOME AND GET TO KNOW EACH OTHER, PAYING SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THE CHILDREN.))
Shirley K. Coles says her neighborhood watch system turned one boy's life around.
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SOT 3:00:23
IN Q=He talked

((SHIRLEY K. COLES/WESTMORELAND NEIGHBORHOOD: HE TALKED ABOUT HOW HE WASN'T RAISED THAT WAY AND HE JUST GOT IN WITH THE WRONG CROWD. AND HE SAID I FELT LIKE I COULD MAKE A FAST BUCK, BUT HE SAYS I GOT TIRED OF LOOKING OVER MY SHOULDER AND AFTER I SAW YOU ALL TRYING TO ORGANIZE AND CLEAN UP OUR NEIGHBOHOOD, HE SAID I WANTED TO JUST GET OUT OF IT.))
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OUT Q=get out of it


Posting signs, some say, is not enough.
Instead, it's neighbors watching out for each other that might keep the streets safe.
Tina Tenret, News7, Danville))
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ANCHOR=Keith
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Will a new date and a new location mean big things for Lynchburg's Italian Festival? That story is still to come on News 7 at Six.
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and it's never just another day at the White House for former W-D-B-J reporter Ann Compton--even after 23 years on the beat. We'll spend a day with her.
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Compton-2


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-50
GRAPHIC=Ann Compton


She's covered five presidents and reported world affairs from one of the best seats in the house.
And Ann Compton tells us yes: they watch the movie "Air Force One" on Air Force One.
But they preferred last year's Oscar winner "Fargo."
Ellen Qualls caught up with the former NEWS 7 reporter at the White House for a look back.
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((SOT TAPE ONE 12:01:28 answering phone

((WHITE HOUSE, ANN COMPTON.))
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We wanted to show you a typical day at the White House, with ABC News reporter Ann Compton.
Because 24 years ago, she was one of us.
But as Compton tells it, there IS no "typical day" at the White House.
SOT TAPE 12:45:21

((COVERING THE PRESIDENT YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT LITTLE THING WILL COME ALONG, OR BIG THING...SOME BUILDING DOWN IN OKLAHOMA CITY THAT HAD BLOWN UP.))
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In fact, Compton's office is really the world.
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((PRESIDENT CLINTON IS BRINGING TO CONGRESS NEARLY A DOZEN MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO OBSERVE THE NATO PROCESS FIRSTHAND.))
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SOT TAPE ONE 12:45:48

((WHEN I WAS BRAND NEW HERE, THE LAST AMERICANS PULLED OUT OF VIETNAM. I MEAN I GOT HERE JUST IN TIME TO SEE THE LAST AMERICANS EXIT. OR TO STAND HERE ON A COLD CHRISTMAS WHEN THE HAMMER AND SICKLE WAS LOWERED OVER THE KREMLIN. AND THE SOVIET UNION WENT OUT OF BUSINESS ON CHRISTMAS DAY. TO STAND HERE OR SEE YASSAR ARAFAT AND THE ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER SHAKE HANDS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HISTORY.24LITTLE MOMENTS LIKE THAT ARE WHAT SUSTAIN YOU YEAR TO YEAR.))
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She says "little moments," but she must not remember what she covered for us.
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((THIS IS ANN COMPTON AT --AT HOLLINS COLLEGE.))
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But she's still human...
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((WELL NOT AT THE MOMENT. THE REQUISITE WORD HERE IS CRISIS, AND SO FAR THE UPI-- UPS-- STRIKE-- STRIKE DOES NOT APPLY.))
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And competition from CNN to the internet means she and her network counterparts have to share space and time.
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((PRESIDENT CLINTON: YES ANN. laughter.))
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SOT TAPE ONE 12:47:23

((YOU DO FEEL THAT YOU DON'T HAVE QUITE SUCH EXCLUSIVE HOLD OF A BEAT BACK WHEN THERE WERE BASICALLY THREE NETWORKS.))
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But she gets her fair share of history and make NO mistake, it's still a thrill for her.
SOT TAPE ONE 12:50:48

((SO ANY PRESIDENT OR CONGRESS THAT'S GOING TO COME IN AND REALLY MAKE FUNDAMENTAL CHANGES IN THE WAY THE AMERICAN PEOPLE LIVE, THAT'S GOTTA BE A REPORTER'S DREAM.))
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SOT TAPE TWO STANDUP 15:57:32

((SO AFTER 23 YEARS ON ONE OF THE WORLD'S PREMIER BEATS, ANN COMPTON'S PLAN IS TO KEEP DOIN' WHAT SHE'S DOIN'.))
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ABC has just renewed her contract into the new millenium. Ellen Qualls, News 7, Washington.))

Henry-Industry


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


A locally owned company, Amfibe, has some big plans brewing in Henry County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co.;


The privately owned offshoot of the Martinsville Dupont plant expects to create 60 new jobs in the next few years, after it moves into a new building near the Martinsville Speedway.
Amfibe makes nylon which is used in hosiery.
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SOT 09:41:55
IN Q=It's a unique process

((LARRY MCDORMAN/AMFIBE PRESIDENT: IT'S A UNIQUE PROCESS, IT'S A VERY SLOW PROCESS AND IT'S ONE THAT'S MADE ON OLD EQUIPMENT BUT YET IT'S A PRODUCT THAT'S STILL BEING USED AND IN SOME MARKETS EVEN GROWING TODAY.))
SUPER=01-Larry McDorman/Amfibe President;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=growing today.
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Amfibe began operating three years ago in part of the Dupont plant, with 98 employees.
It now has 190.
Amfibe has to move because Dupont will close next year.
The company expects to have its new building completed next spring, with full production beginning about six months later.
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Stocks


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


Stocks dropped sharply today--investors are bracing for tomorrow's retail sales report for July. Traders want to look for signs of inflation in consumer spending. TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE
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Italian-Festival


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-44
GRAPHIC=None


The Italian Festival of the Seven Hills is returning to central Virginia for a second year.. this time, organizers say they can do without the high winds and torrential rains.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape; :00


Festival- goers slopped through muddy fields after Hurricane Fran cut short last year's event in Forest.
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :06


Organizers hope to move the festival to Lynchburg's riverfront this year, the same place where the Fair By The James had a successful four- day run in May.
For extra luck, it's been scheduled for Columbus Day weekend.. a holiday honoring the great Italian explorer.
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SOT 4:24:37
IN Q=Last year was

((MIKE BUSCEMI/ITALIAN FESTIVAL ORGANIZER: LAST YEAR WAS A COMPLETE FREAK. THERE HASN'T BEEN A HURRICANE THROUGH THIS AREA IN 25 YEARS AND PEOPLE UNDERSTOOD THAT'S WHAT HURT US. WE LOST ALMOST THREE FULL DAYS BECAUSE OF THAT HURRICANE. AN EVENT OF THIS MAGNITUDE, YOU HAVE TO BE UP AND RUNNING AT LEAST THREE FULL DAYS TO GO INTO THE PROFIT CATEGORY.))
SUPER=01-Mike Buscemi/Italian Festival Organizer; :00
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OUT Q=the profit category.
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VO-NAT


The festival needs to do better than break even this year.
Sons of Italy still owes LAST year's vendors more than 170- thousand dollars.
The group has until mid- October to pay that money back.
City council will vote tonight whether to allow the festival to take place along the riverfront.
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Colonial-Downs


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-47
GRAPHIC=None


Nine years after Virginia said "yes" to parimutuel horse racing, we're only three weeks from the thundering sound of hooves on the track.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New Kent Co.;


But at this point, the race is just to finish a 58- million dollar race track east of Richmond by the General Assembly-mandated startup date of September first.
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SOT 14:27:38
IN Q=There'll be

((JIM PETERSON/COLONIAL DOWNS: THERE'LL BE A FEW RAW EDGES. BUT WE'RE GONNA BE READY. AND AS I SAID EARLIER IN THE DAY, THE HORSES ARE PROFESSIONALS, THEY'VE BEEN RUNNING AT THIS A LONG TIME, AND IT WILL BE A BEAUTIFUL SPECTACLE.))
SUPER=01-Jim Peterson/Colonial Downs;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=beautiful spectacle.
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VO-NAT


Colonial Downs has just six weeks of live racing this fall, outside of its growing off-track betting operations.
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SOT 14:21:16
IN Q=It's okay to

((TIM CAPPS/MID-ATLANTIC THOROUGHBRED MAGAZINE: IT'S OKAY TO PICK A HORSE BY COLOR OR BY NAME OR BY THE JOCKEY'S SILKS OR WHATEVER. PEOPLE DO IT ALL THE TIME, AND I BELIEVE THEY WIN JUST AS MUCH THAT WAY AS THEY DO BY BEING MORE SOPHISTICATED.))
SUPER=01-Tim Capps/Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred Magazine;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=more sophisticated.
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VO-NAT


Parimutuel betting means spectators bet against each other-- NOT the house, like at a casino.
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Pulaski-Beer


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-52
GRAPHIC=None


Beer can be sold during Pulaski Rangers baseball games.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pulaski/June 18;


The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, hearing the case on appeal, ruled in favor of Pulaski Baseball Incorporated.
Opponents believe the sale of alcohol will lower property values around Calfee Park and increase the number of traffic accidents.
Opponents can still appeal the ruling to Circuit Court.
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Sports tease


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=


The Express offense is about to get a huge boost for this season, Ricky Bussell talks about Jim Druckenmiller's progress,
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and we will check in on William Fleming to to how the Colonels are doing
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S-Add


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-8
GRAPHIC=Express


Sources informed News 7 sports today that the Roanoke Express has signed former star Pat Ferschwiler.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/1993-94 season;


The center played in Roanoke in 1993 and in 1994. He registered 35 goals and 80 assists. He's been in the IHL with the Kansas City Blades the last two seasons. Again, Ferschwiler will return to Roanoke to play for the Express.
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S-Crash


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-18
GRAPHIC=FFE


Our Friday Football Extra previews take us to William Fleming this afternoon.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


The Colonels finished 5 and 5 last season and in second place in the Roanoke Valley District. 13 starters return this season' and even more important, fifteen seniors.
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IN Q="I

((GEORGE MILLER/FLEMING HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-George "Killer" Miller/William Fleming Coach; :00
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OUT Q=...we have"
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Fleming has it's entire starting backfield returning, including highly touted Lee Suggs. On defense, six starters are back.
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IN Q="we

((KEITH SMITH/FLEMING DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR:))
SUPER=01-Keith Smith/Fleming defensive Coordinator; :00
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OUT Q=...every position"
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S-Druck


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#TF97-1
GRAPHIC=49ERS


The San Francisco 49ers hope to give rookie quarterback
SS=Jim Druckenmiller

Jim Druckenmiller some more preseason work next Monday night when the Niners take on the Jacksonville Jaguars.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA/Last Saturday; :00


This past Saturday night, the former Hokies' star played well in his 49ers debut completing 5 of 7 passes for 47 yards.
His former position coach at Tech, Ricky Bustle, says right now Jim's biggest hurdle is mastering the 49ers complex playbook.
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SOT
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((RICKEY BUSTLE/VA. TECH OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR:))
SUPER=01-Rickey Bustle/Va. Tech Offensive Coordinator; :05
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OUT Q=...WHERE HE WAS."
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S-Ferguson


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-17
GRAPHIC=Tech football


The Virginia Tech football team has lost top recruit Cam Jackson until the second semester of school.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00


Jackson injured his knee during freshman practice and sources say he has already has gone home. He will most likely have surgery and then return with complete eligibility in January. cam was playing at the safety position.
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S-Robertson


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-10
GRAPHIC=scott robertson


The 14th annual Scott Robertson Memorial Junior golf tournament began the first of three days of play at the Roanoke Country Club this morning.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


The tournament has grown beyond many folks belief since its inception, to now be regarded as one of the top 25 junior events in the nation.
This year, the 54 hole tourney is attracting boys and girls from 33 different states and 6 foreign countries.
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The players not only come to Roanoke from more diverse backgrounds these days, but they also come to town with better games.
Nearly 100 of the golfers playing this week have handicaps of 2 or less.
And no where are the growing numbers and quality of play more evident than in the girl's division.
In the 80's, the event was lucky to attract ten female players. This year 30 of the girl's have a handicap of 5 or less.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=SCOTT ROBERTSON


After the first round of play there is a three way ttuie for first. defending champion Cimmy Shayland is among the leaders with a 71 score.
The and the 15-18 year olds are still finishing up their rounds.
The tournament continues tomorrow and Thursday at the Roanoke Country Club. Wx-Tape
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ANCHOR=Keith
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NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=
TAPE#Promo


Virginia's biggest bank wants to add to its Roanoke Valley workforce.
Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom


Jean Jadhon is here to tell us how many people First Union may be planning to hire?
Live=Jean Full/Newsroom
SUPER=@Jean1;


Keith, we've heard that there are 70 openings in the Customer Service Center.
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But the company says if it gets a lot of qualified applicants at its job fair today and tomorrow, it may hire more people.
We'll visit the job fair, and see how many people are applying for jobs.
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Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom


We'll have the story, plus all the latest news, weather, and sports tonight on News 7 at 11--Keith? (Keith ad lib byes) Talent=Keith