[Eminent-Domain]

[ANCHOR=mELANIE]

[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#98-35]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke County]


A new high school will go up in Roanoke County.
But residents are torn over where the new building should be constructed.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


County officials have selected "Woods End", a farm site in South County as the preferred location of a new high school.
But the county has not been able to close a deal with property owner Charles Palmer.
So the government is considering flexing its eminent domain powers, a thought that doesn't sit well with some residents.
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[SOT=19:28:23]
[IN Q=I DO DISAGREE]

((JEFF COPELAND; PRIMARILY BECAUSE I FEEL THAT SITE IS WORTH MUCH MORE THAN WHAT YOU'RE PROBABLY GOING TO PAY FOR IT.))

[SUPER=07-Jeff Copeland;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=PAY FOR IT.]
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[VO-NAT]


Flood-prone problem areas and concerns about what else would go on the 70-acre site besides the school were also reasons people do not want this particular location used.
But there are those who say they trust the county's judgement in determining that this site suits the needs of the neighboring Farmington community.
(//////SOT///////)
[SOT=19:09:07]
[IN Q=WITH THE SCHOOL]

((DANIELLE RAND-BYRD; WITH THE SCHOOL, THE NEIGHBORS WILL HAVE A PREDICTABLE SCHEDULE AND RESPECTABLE GUIDELINES.))
[SUPER=07-Danielle Rand-Byrd;]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=RESPECTABLE GUIDELINES]
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[VO-NAT]


The school board will make a decision about the "Woods End" farm property next Tuesday.
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[Louisa-Bombs]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=bombing]


Louisa County authorities hope a steep reward will put an end to the bombings that have plagued the county.
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[super=03-Louisa Co./Last Week;]


Three people have been injured and one killed in a series of bombings over the past 5 months.
The latest blasts occurred in separate incidents last Friday, sending 3 people to the hospital.
A woman died in the first bombing in December.
The reward for finding those responsible is now 20-thousand dollars.
Authorities say the bombings have prompted residents to call authorities whenever they see something suspicious.

(---------------)[E-Restaurant-Fire]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-40 :19]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


The manager of a Salem Western Sizzlin' restaurant says it could be a day or two before the steak house reopens for business.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]


That after small fire broke out last night.
No one was injured but customers and employees had to be evacuated. Fire investigators say grease build-up in the ventilation sparked the blaze.
The restaurant sits across from the Lewis Gale Hospital.
The fire was contained within minutes.
The extent of the damage isn't known yet.
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[NANNY-DEATH]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=none]


In London, an Australian nanny is being blamed for the death of a baby.
The case is similar to that of British au pair Louise Woodward.
Vicki Mabrey has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]

[10:00:33]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-London;]
[SUPER=03-Cambridge, MA/October 30, 1997; :00]
[SUPER=01-Vicki Mabrey/Reporting; :37]
[SUPER=03-Elton, England/October; :46]
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA/March 9; :59]



[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=cbs news, london.]


((SIX-MONTH-OLD CAROLINE JONGEN WAS TAKEN BY AMBULANCE FROM HER NORTHWEST LONDON HOME LAST FRIDAY. SHE HAD BEEN IN THE NANNY'S CARE FOR FOUR HOURS THAT DAY, AFTER HER DUTCH FATHER AND FRENCH MOTHER LEFT FOR WORK. FOR FIVE DAYS, LITTLE CAROLINE WAS IN A COMA IN THIS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, UNDERGOING NEUROLOGICAL TESTS AND BRAIN SCANS. YESTERDAY AFTERNOON, DOCTORS DETERMINED THAT SHE WAS BRAIN DEAD. WITH HER PARENTS AT HER BEDSIDE, THE LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM WAS REMOVED AND THE BABY DIED SOON AFTER. THE FAMILY'S LIVE-IN NANNY, 26-YEAR-OLD LOUISE SULLIVAN IS EXPECTED TO FACE STRONGER CHARGES NEXT WEEK. JUST LAST FALL BRITONS AND AMERICANS WERE GRIPPED BY A SIMILAR CASE: THAT OF A BRITISH AU PAIR ACCUSED OF KILLING AN AMERICAN BABY IN BOSTON. WHO CAN FORGET LOUISE WOODWARD'S TELEVISED ANGUISH WHEN A MASSACHUSETTS JURY CONVICTED HER OF SECOND DEGREE MURDER IN THE DEATH OF MATTHEW EAPPEN. WOODWARD HAD DECLARED HER INNOCENCE, AND THE BRITISH PUBLIC AND PRESS BELIEVED HER, ESPECIALLY IN HER HOMETOWN OF ELTON ENGLAND. THERE WAS A LOUD AND SUSTAINED OUTCRY HERE AGAINST HER TREATMENT IN THE AMERICAN JUDICIAL SYSTEM. THE JUDGE OVERRULED THE JURY'S DECISION, LOWERING WOODWARD'S CONVICTION TO MANSLAUGHTER, AND SENTENCING HER TO TIME SERVED. BOTH SIDES ARE APPEALING. THIS TIME IT WILL BE AN AUSTRALIAN NANNY FACING THE BRITISH JUDICIAL SYSTEM... LOUISE SULLIVAN IS EXPECTED IN COURT NEXT MONDAY. VM, CBSN, London.))

[FATHER-FOUND]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net- ]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The family of Stephen Fagan is busy today trying to pool its money to free him on bail.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA;]


Fagan is the father charged with kidnapping his two daughters nearly two decades ago and telling them their mother was dead.
Their mother is alive and well, living in Charlottsville and hoping to soon be reunited with her children.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]

[18:25:12]
[IN Q=]

(( UNFORUNATELY THE CRIMES COMMITTED BY STEVE FAGAN COUPLED WITH THE INDREDIBLE SHARADE HAS CREATED A MEDIA SPECTACLE THAT I FEAR HAS ENDANGERED ANY HOPES OF MY BE REUNITED WITH MY DAUGHTERS.))
[SUPER=01-Barbara Kurth/Mother; :15]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=cbs news New York;]
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[VO-NAT]


Kurth is a cellular biology research associate at the University of Virginia.
She says she will leave it up to her daughters to decide when or if a reuion will take place.
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[wipe/wipe/wipe][GROSSBERG]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=NOON]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#NET-]
[GRAPHIC=WIPE/WIPE/WIPE]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]

[4:19:12]
A guilty plea to manslaughter is expected today from Amy Grossberg.
Grossberg and her former high school sweetheart are accused of giving birth to a baby boy in a Delaware motel room and then dumping his body in a trash bin.
Her ex-boyfriend, Brian Peterson, pled guilty to manslaughter last month.
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[E-XGR-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-22 TC 6:27]
[GRAPHIC=Session 98]


The General Assembly has reconvened in Richmond to consider Governor Gilmore's vetoes and amendments, in what could be the last day of Session '98.
Gilmore will reintroduce his private insurance plan for low-income families today.
He has also asked lawmakers to give pay raises to elementary teachers, not professors.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Yesterday, Democrats ended their statewide bus tour of run-down, overcrowded schools at the State Capitol.
But the Governor's budget choices and methods aren't making them happy.
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[sot 12:30:22]
[IN Q=he has given]

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL: HE HAS GIVEN US WHAT IS THE GILMORE PLAN RATHER THAN CONSULTING WITH US AS WE ASKED, BACKED THAT UP WITH AN EXECUTIVE ORDER THAT I THINK IS CLEARLY UNCONSTITUTIONAL, TO SAY IF YOU DON'T DO IT MY WAY, I'M GONNA VETO YOUR BILL AND RULE BY EXECUTIVE DICTATE. THAT DOESN'T SUIT ME IN THOMAS JEFFERSON'S DEMOCRACY.))
[SUPER=@cranwell;]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=jefferson's democracy]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg;]


The Governor did his own photo-ops to push for the new teachers.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I'm very]

((I'M VERY PROUD OF THE TEACHERS THAT I'M SEEING THAT ARE WORKING HERE IN THIS SCHOOL AND THEY'RE JUST DOING A TERRIFIC JOB. BUT WHY NOT GIVE THEM THE OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE A LITTLE MORE HELP?))
[SUPER=@Gilmore;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=more help?]
[TALENT=Melanie]
[SS=session '98]


This mini-session is only scheduled to last until Friday.[E-Pitts-Trees]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-28 37:08]
[GRAPHIC=Earth Day]


President Clinton leads the nation's observance of Earth Day, with a visit to workers who are helping to maintain the Appalachian Trail near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;]


In Pittsylvania County The Virginia Department of Forestry is doing its part by helping land owners replace the trees they harvest for timber with new seedlings.
Workers plant pines from January until May.
In this County alone, two million seedlings will go into the ground.
The Department of Forestry says there is money to help defray the costs of re-forestation.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 34:04-:18]
[IN Q=In most cases]

((LESLIE MACE/FORESTRY TECHNICIAN: IN MOST CASES THERE'S MONEY THAT IS AVAILABLE THAT'S PROVIDED THROUGH A SPECIAL TAX THAT SAW MILLS PAY THAT PAYS FOR ABOUT 35-PERCENT OF THE COST OF THE REFORESTATION SO THE LAND OWNERS WILL PAY ABOUT 65-PERCENT OF THE TOTAL COST.))
[SUPER=01-Leslie Mace/Forestry Technician;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=of the total cost.]
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[VO-NAT]


Forestry officials will check on the trees in the Fall to see if they survived the hot summer.

(----------------)[E-Suspect-Chase]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=98-31 TC 27:19]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It was supposed to be a routine license check, but turned into a chase in ROanoke COunty yesterday afternoon.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The manhunt began on Kessler Mill Road when a motorist tried to avoid state police.
The driver left his car in a parking lot, crossed a creek and disappeared into the woods.
A state police helicopter was in the area and joined the search.
A tracking dog was also called in.
Officers arrested the suspect in a barn.
Police have charged 27-year old William A. Goodwyne Junior of Shawsville with operating a vehicle after being declared a habitual offender.

(------------)[E-Allen]



[ANCHOR=Mel]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-25 41:47]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A guilty plea from a Lynchburg woman accused of killing her husband last fall.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/November 1997;]


27-year old Sandra Allen admitted to stabbing to death Lawrence Eugene Allen during an argument November 12th.
Police say the couple had a history of domestic problems, and witnesses heard Sandra Allen tell her husband to stop hitting her the night she killed him.
Allen pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter yesterday in Lynchburg Circuit Court.
She could face 10 years behind bars.
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[Teacher-Pushed]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A 9-year-old Lynchburg boy could face assault charges for reportedly pushing a teacher down some stairs.
It happened yesterday at Perrymont elementary school.
Authorities say the teacher injured an ankle in the incident.
Police have declined to identify the student or the teacher involved, but they are currently investigating whether

to charge the fourth grader.[MIR-WALK]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=NOON]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#NET-]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


A spacewalking success for the crew aboard Mir.
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[VO-NAT]


Two cosmonauts today succeed in replacing an engine on the Mir space station that keeps the craft's solar panels pointed toward the sun.
The solar panel was damaged nearly a year ago in a cargo ship collision.
Today's spacewalk was the fifth this month for crew members.
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[WIPE/WIPE/WIPE][columbia]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=none]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NASA;]

[7:10:06]
Meantime, aboard shuttle Columbia, round and round they go.
In the latest series of experiments the crew took turns sitting in a European-built, spinning chair which reaches speeds of 45 revolutions per minute.
Scientists think the experiment will help explain why astronauts have trouble turning corners when they return to Earth.
It may also help others on Earth who have balance and coordination problems.
(----------------)


[WIPE/WIPE/WIPE][star-discovery]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-]
[GRAPHIC=wipe/wipe/wipe]
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NASA Animation;]


Astronomers say a new family of planets may be forming around a distant star.
Using powerful new telescopes, scientists have found a disk of dust around a star some 220 light years away.
A hole in the disk -may- have been caused by the birth of planets.
Experts say the new findings suggest there may be other planets in the universe where life could exist.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(( DR. ED WEILER, NASA"I THINK ITS FAIR TO SAY WITHIN MOST OF OUR LIFETIMES, WE'RE GONNA HAVE AN ANSWER TO THE QUESTION ARE THERE OTHER EARTHS OUT THERE. WHETHER WE'LL HAVE AN ANSWER IN OUR LIFETIMES, NEXT 20 30 40 YEARS WHETHER THERE'S LIFE OUT THERE IS STILL DEBATABLE." ))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Ed Weiler/NASA;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=is still debatable. ]
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[VO-NAT]


Finding those other earths if there are any out there will be made possible by yet another generation of telescopes NASA hopes to build in the next 20 years.
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[APARTMENT-COMPLEX]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE# from 98-26]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The Botetourt County board of supervisors will meet again next month to decide whether to approve new housing development.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]


Yesterday supervisors said no to the construction of a 41 unit apartment complex in Daleville.
But the board said it if developers scale down the project to 30 units it may reconsider.
Some nearby residents and business owners oppose the development for fear it will increase crime and traffic.
The next meeting is set for May 19th.
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[Marijuana]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A Bedford teacher has pleaded guilty to charges related to buying marijuana from a student.
Liberty High School teacher Suzanne Hudson pleaded guilty yesterday to two counts of contributing to the delinquency of minor.
She received a two-year suspended sentence.
A third similar charge was dropped in return for the plea.

[E-Power-Line]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-23 50:43]
[GRAPHIC=AEP Powerline]


Plans for a new powerline brought in opinions from all sides during a State Corporation Commission meeting with the public yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pearisburg;]


The S-C-C held its latest public hearing in Giles County.
It was an opportunity for supporters and opponents of American Electric's proposed high voltage power to voice their opinion.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The demand]

((TODD BURNS/AEP SPOKESMAN:THE DEMAND FOR ELECTRICITY IS INCREASING IN THIS REGION, IT'S DOUBLED SINCE WE BUILT THE LAST LINE, IN FACT IN GILES COUNTY THE CONSUMPTION IN GILES COUNTY HAS ALSO MORE THAN DOUBLED SINCE 1970. CYNNDARA MORGAN/POWER LINE OPPONENT:NO MATTER WHAT THEY TELL YOU ABOUT THE NEEDS FOR THE LOCAL AREA, NO MATTER HOW MANY LOBBYISTS THEY PAY, NO MATTER HOW MANY GRASS ROOTS ORGANIZATION THEY CAN PUT TOGETHER OUT OF PAID PUBLIC RELATIONS CONSULTANTS AND RETIRED EMPLOYEES THE BOTTOM LINE IS NOT TO SERVE ANYBODY THE BOTTOM LINE IS TO MAKE MONEY. ))
[SUPER=01-Todd Burns/AEP Spokesman; :00]
[SUPER=01-Cynndara Morgan/Power Line Opponent; :13]
[RUNS=:34]
[OUT Q=make money.]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=AEP Powerline]


The S-C-C will hold its next hearing tomorrow in Vinton.


[Police-Exercise]


[ANCHOR=Mel]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=98-24]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Roanoke City Police Bike Squad members are armed with tools that will help them as they ride the miles of Roanoke streets.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; ]


Physical Therapist Tina Cadden is teaching the bike patrol lessons in fitness and how to avoid getting hurt.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 10 14 48]
[IN Q=Hyperextion injuries]

((TINA CADDEN/PHYSICAL THERAPIST:HYPEREXTENSION INJURIES OF THE KNEE OR THE HIP IF THEIR BIKE'S NOT FITTED PROPERLY, A LOT OF ACHILLES SPRAINS AND STRAINS FROM OVERUSE OR THEY HAVEN'T WARMED UP PROPERLY. CARPAL TUNNEL IS SOMETHING THEY CAN DEVELOP OVER TIME AS A BIKE OFFICER))
[SUPER=01-Tina Cadden/Physical Therapist;]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=as a bike officer.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Officers just starting say it's a good class, but it's intense exercise.
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[SOT 12 53 26]
[IN Q=It's more]

((TAMMY CHARMICHAEL/BIKE OFFICER:IT'S MORE DIFFICULT THAN I ANTICIPATED, I THOUGHT I WAS IN DECENT SHAPE, BUT YOU'RE USING MUSCLES YOU DON'T NORMALLY USE TO WORK OUT AND IT MAKES A BIG DIFFERENCE.))
[SUPER=01-Tammy Charmichael/Bike Officer;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=differnce.]
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[VO-NAT]


Cadden also teaches general nutrition, blood sugar levels and encourages the officers to drink a lot of water.

(-------------)[Reggie]



[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=net-]
[GRAPHIC=Green Bay Packers]


One of the N-F-L's best defensive players has changed his mind.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Green Bay, WI;]


Green Bay defensive end Reggie White says a message from God has convinced him NOT to retire after all.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 1:28:05]
[IN Q=Last year...]
[SUPER=01-Reggie White/12-Time All Pro;]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=fufill that commitment.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The 13 year veteran and Baptist Minister was originally going to use today's press conference to announce he was retiring due to back problems.
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[Greg-Norman]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=net-]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Golfer Greg Norman will miss the rest of the P-G-A season.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


Norman will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder today.
The 43-year-old Australian withdrew from the Players Championship in March due to pain in the shoulder.
The Shark hopes to return in time for his own Shootout in November.

(------------)[Travis]



[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-12]
[GRAPHIC=Marshall]


Marshall All-American and former Salem football standout Travis Colquitt has signed a free agent contract with the Detroit Lions.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington; :00]


Colquitt, one of the nation's best collegiate punters in 1994, is to report to Lions minicamp later this week.
Colquitt tried out for the Buffalo Bills following his senior year; But it was a recent tryout in Reno, Nevada that made the pro scouts take notice.

(------------)[Lax]



[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=jkr]
[TAPE#SP-6]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke Lacrosse]


Non-divisional rivals Roanoke and Radford went head to head in a little lacrosse action last night that went down to the final minute.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford; :00]


Let's pick it up in the first where Radford's Allen Askew feeds this pass to senior Brooke Weedon who finishes.
Roanoke answers. Bill Sicilano gets this pass from Jason Davenport and stuffs it in the net at the end of the first. Roanoke had a three point lead.
Highlander B.J. Forte takes care of business himself and fires in this long shot to tie it up at seven.
Roanoke kept fighting as Jason Davenport gets this one pass Radford's goalie to close the gap to one.
[SUPER=34-Radford/16/Roanoke/15/]

But that wasn't enough and Radford went on to win it 16-15.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=If not the best]

((CHRIS SWANENBURG/RADFORD HEAD COACH))
[SUPER=01-Chris Swanenburg/Radford Head Coach;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=In division three]

(-------------)[Soccer]



[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-7]
[GRAPHIC=Soccer]


In Roanoke Valley District soccer, Cave Spring improved to 6-0 and 1 last night, beating Pulaski on the strength of 2 goals each from Ryan Sink and Wally Kern.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Cougars vs. Knights; :00]


A decent crowd on hand.
That's Mike massey and friends enjoying the game.
Cave assistant football coach Steve Zegarski would learn that soccer can also be tough!
Watch Pulaski goalie Daniel O'dell take out a Knight player and he gets a yellow card for his effort.
[SUPER=34-Cave Spring/6/Pulaski/0;]


He had to leave the game and Mike Moseman comes in. (------------) On a penalty kick; Greg Allen gives the Knights their second goal as Cave Spring wins it 6 to nothing.