[News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Eric]

[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=NewsHd]
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Up next on News 7 at 11...
A Henry County woman is charged with murdering her infant child...
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[VO-NAT]


Fire breaks out at a popular Smith Mountain Lake shopping center...
And the FAA grounds more than 100 planes after an inspection uncovers a problem.
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News 7 at 11 is next.

[Henry-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Murder]


A 29-year old woman is in police custody today--accused of stabbing her eight month old baby daughter to death.
Police say Sharon Denise Alley of Figboro, allegedly killed her daughter at her parents' home on Hidden Valley Drive.
Authorities believe the child was stabbed once.
The killing was reported around one o-clock today.
Alley is being held in the Henry County Jail on one million dollars bond.

[Danville-Doc]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-45; 01:50]
[GRAPHIC=none]


He tried to kill himself a few months ago with a pipe bomb.
Now, a Danville doctor wants his job back.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/March 29]


In March, rescue workers found Dr. Carl Clark underneath an overpass. He had burns on his upper body, and nails stuck in his chest and thighs.
Police say Clark detonated a home-made pipe bomb strapped to his body.
Now Clark wants to return to his job in the emergency department at the Danville Regional Medical Center.
Hospital officials say Clark will undergo a review process that could last up to a year. The review does NOT guarantee he will be allowed to return to his practice.
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[Moneta-Fire ]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-36; 27:46]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


Dozens of people were evacuated when fire broke out at a shopping center on Smith Mountain Lake this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


It happened around three-thirty.
Fire fighters from Bedford County and Franklin County responded to Bridge Water Plaza.
The fire was contained to the roof and attic of one part of the building.
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[SOT 01:25:58]
[IN Q=We evacuated]

((FIRE CHIEF; WE EVACUATED THE WHOLE BUILDING, AT THIS TIME WE DON'T KNOW HOW MANY PEOPLE WERE IN THE BUILDING, WE EVACUATED ALL, BUT NO INJURIES, DAMAGE WAS MINIMAL.))
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[OUT Q=was minimal]


Firefighters don't know how the fire started.
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[Wythe-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


A traffic accident in Wythe County last night left one man dead.
The accident happened along the southbound lanes of Interstate 81 just after midnight.
According to police, 23 year old Christopher Lee Hendricks of Dublin lost control of his car and smashed into a tree.
Hendricks died at the scene.

[Planes-Grounded]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=NET]
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There were minor disruptions in air travel across the U-S today, after the F-A-A grounded more than 100 planes for inspection.
Paul James has more.
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[SOT 20:02:28]
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[SUPER=01-Tom McSweeny/FAA; :21]
[SUPER=01-Cassie Edgar/Passenger; 1:26]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, New York]

[note anchor tag] (( THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION STEPPED UP ITS INSPECTION ORDERS FOR BOEING 7-37 PASSENGER JETS SUNDAY, LEADING TO THE IMMEDIATE CHECKING OF SOME OLDER MODELS. THE F-A-A SAYS DURING INSPECTIONS OF FUEL TANK WIRING STARTED LATE LAST WEEK, A SERIOUS PROBLEM WAS FOUND IN AN OLDER UNITED AIRLINES 737, LEADING TO THE EXPANDED INSPECTION ORDER.

SOT: TOM MCSWEENEY/FAA DIRECTOR OF AIRPLANE CERTIFICATION

"Before the airlines can put any of the airplanes into revenue service today, they must be inspected, today or any day following today."
THE F-A-A IS MANDATING THE INSPECTION OF WIRING THAT RUNS THROUGH THE WING FUEL TANKS OF 7-37'S. WHAT INSPECTORS FOUND IN THE UNITED PLANE WAS A SPOT THAT SHOWED SIGNS OF SPARKING AND A SECOND AREA WHERE WIRES HAD WORN BARE. THE AIRCRAFT HAD BEEN IN SERVICE FOR ABOUT 50-THOUSAND FLIGHT HOURS.
THERE ARE OVER 1000 BOEING 737'S FLYING IN THE UNITED STATES. SUNDAY'S EXPANDED ORDER COVERS 118 7-37'S. OLDER MODEL 100'S AND 200'S.

SOT: MCSWEENEY

" I can assure you that those airplanes affected by this airworthiness directive, with 50-thousand hours or more on them, will not fly in revenue service until those inspections are completed."
IN THE MEAN TIME, AIR CARRIERS LIKE SOUTHWEST AIRLINES, THAT HAS AN ALL-737 FLEET, UNITED AIRLINES AND U-S AIRWAYS, WHO ALSO HAVE LARGE 737 FLEETS ARE HAVING TO DEAL WITH SOME FLIGHT DELAYS OR CANCELLATIONS AND UPSET PASSENGERS.

SOT: CASSIE EDGAR/VANGUARD PASSENGER/KANSAS CITY, MO


AS THE BUSINESS WEEK BEGINS, THE FULL IMPACT OF THE F-A-A ORDER HAS YET TO BE FELT. THE F-A-A SAYS IT'S APOLOGETIC TO THE FLYING PUBLIC ABOUT THE DISRUPTION. BUT SAFETY IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING.
PAUL JAMES, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))
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[ANCHOR=Eric]
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Only 4 U.S. Airways planes were grounded by the order, the company says all four will be back in the air tomorrow.

[Tease1]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Up next on News 7-- the governor urges Democrats to show more support for tobacco workers.
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[VO-NAT]


And, from Hollywood to Natural Bridge-- Civil War re-enactors re-create life on the battle field.
More when the news continues.
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[Gilmore-Tobacco]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=98-35; 39:15]
[GRAPHIC=Jim Gilmore]


Governor Jim Gilmore is welcoming Democrats and labor leaders in Virginia --
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co./May 1;]

-- who last week announced an all-out effort to save tobacco manufacturing jobs in Virginia.
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[SOT 10:06:14]
[IN Q=We are calling]

((WE ARE CALLING ON THIS COMMUNITY TO JOIN WITH THE WORKERS. AND THAT COMMUNITY INCLUDES THE POLITICAL PART OF OUR SOCIETY. THE CITY COUNCIL. THE BOARDS OF SUPERVISORS. THE GOVERNOR OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.))
[SOT 23:10:57 ]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT TO NOT TRY TO POLITICALLY GRANDSTAND ON THIS. I THINK THAT THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY HAS BEEN VERY FAR BEHIND IN THIS. THEY HAVE ALWAYS CONSISTENTLY TAKEN A POSITION THAT HAS BEEN ALL THAT FAVORABLE TO VIRGINIA'S WORKERS. WE HAVE CONSISTENTLY SUPPORTED VIRGINIA'S WORKERS AND ARE GONNA CONTINUE TO DO THAT. THIS IS NOT THE TIME TO MAKE THIS A POLITICAL ISSUE.))
[SUPER=01-Danny LeBlanc/Va. AFL-CIO; :00]
[SUPER=@Gilmore; :16]
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[OUT Q=political issue.]
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[ANCHOR=Eric]
[SS=Philip Morris]


Philip Morris union members in the Richmond area have high praise for Democratic Senator Chuck Robb, for his efforts

to protect Virginia jobs in the tobacco fight.[Bowers-Budget]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-40; 26:05]
[GRAPHIC=David Bowers]


Officials in Roanoke are close to completing their budget.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Mayor David Bowers said almost all the budget-related items have been approved.
One exception though, is more retirement benefits programs for city workers.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;]


Tomorrow Bowers plans to ask city council to wait a while before approving that item.
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[SOT=10:57:01]
[IN Q=MY FIRST OBLIGATION]

((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE MAYOR; MY FIRST OBLIGATION IS TO THE CITZENS OF ROANOKE AND THE CITIZENS OF ROANOKE ARE GOING TO HAVE A BALANCED BUDGET. SO I'M GOING TO BE ASKING COUNCIL TO CONTINUE SOME OF THE MATTERS. NOT ALL OF THE MATTERS FOR EMPLOYEE BENEFITS OR EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT BENEFITS, BUT SOME OF THOSE MATTERS UNTIL SEPTEMBER.))
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[OUT Q=matters until September.]
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[ANCHOR=Eric]
[GRAPHIC=hold]

Bowers says, IF the money is there in September, retired employees SHOULD be getting more benefits.

[Sunrise-Service]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-37; 27:21]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The future of a tradition at Natural Bridge is being threatened by rising costs and fewer visitors.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


Sunrise Easter Services have been held there for 52 years.
But, Natural Bridge Incorporated of Virginia, which puts on the event, was concerned it could no longer afford to continue the services.
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[SOT 15.47.57 - 15.48.16]
[IN Q=I can't speak]

((DAVE PARKER/NATURAL BRIDGE INC. OF VA: I CAN'T SPEAK TO THE COSTS THAT WERE BACK IN THE 50'S, 60'S AND EVEN 70'S. BUT, WE'VE SEEN A GRADUAL INCREASE. AND, NATURAL BRIDGE OBVIOUSLY HAS BEEN VERY CONCERNED BECAUSE WHEN YOU TALK ABOUT ENDING A 52-YEAR TRADITION AND A SERVICE THAT PEOPLE LOOK FORWARD TO IT REALLY CONCERNS US.))
[SUPER=01-Dave Parker/Natural Bridge Inc.]
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[OUT Q=really concerns us.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Natural Bridge]


Parker said recent costs have neared 10 thousand dollars.
He said they've already gotten an offer from a local company to print the programs for free.
To further off-set costs and continue Easter services, Natural Bridge Incorporated may soon begin accepting donations.
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[Encampment]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-41; 04:10]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Natural Bridge was the site of a Civil War re-enactment this weekend.
A "living history" encampment set the scene of what life was like back then.
David Johnson has more.
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[RUNS=:05]

((e men of the fifth New York Volunteer Infantry- the Duryee Zouaves- and the first North Carolina Battery A, spend 18 weekends a year reliving the Civil War.
[SOT=12:18:05]
[IN Q=WE'VE GOT FOLKS]

((ED STEWART/DURYEE ZOUAVES; WE'VE GOT FOLKS THAT ARE INTERESTED IN HISTORY. WE'VE GOT FOLKS THAT ARE INTERESTED IN THE UNIFORMS. SOME ARE DESCENDANTS AND DO THIS AS A WAY TO HONOR THEIR DESCENDANT'S MEMORY.))
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[OUT Q=DESCENDANT'S MEMORY.]

Made up mostly of civil war historians, some members of the group have served as consultants and appeared in such movies as "Glory", "Sommersby" and most recently "The Day Lincoln was Shot". Their reenactments are a living history of life in 1863, complete from authentic uniforms to demonstrations of military drills.
[SOT=12:18:36]
[IN Q=AND THE PUBLIC]

((STEWART; AND THE PUBLIC CAN LEARN SO MUCH MORE FROM SOMETHING LIKE THIS THAN THEY CAN BY READING IT IN A BOOK OR TAKING A CLASS ON IT OR WATCHING A TV PROGRAM.))
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[OUT Q=A TV PROGRAM.]

[STAND-UP/13:21:50] ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; MEMBERS REENACTING THE ZOUAVES ARE SO WELL VERSED IN THEIR CIVIL WAR LIVING HISTORY ENCAMPMENT, THEY'VE BEEN ASKED TO GO TO FRANCE, WHERE THE REGIMEN ORIGINATED.))
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[SOT=12:20:11]
[IN Q=WE'LL BE DOING]

((STEWART; WE'LL BE DOING A NUMBER OF DEMONSTRATIONS FOR SOME OF THE LOCAL PEOPLE. PARTICIPATING IN SOME OF THE FOLK LORE EVENTS THAT THEY'RE GOING TO HAVE FOR THAT WEEKEND. DOING A LITTLE SINGING ON SATURDAY NIGHT. WE'LL BE MARCHING IN A PARADE. AND THEN THE FRENCH ARE GOING TO TAKE US ON TOURS OF SOME OF THE WORLD WAR ONE BATTLE FIELDS.))
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[OUT Q=BATTLE FIELDS.]

The group will also be asked to return to Natural Bridge in the fall. David Johnson, News 7, Natural Bridge.))

[Tease2]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Straight ahead on News 7-- Ferrum College gets a boost in its enrollment.
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[VO-NAT]


And, an 88 year old Franklin County man receives the school's highest alumni award.
More, when the news continues.
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[Road-Report]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=Road Report]
[GRAPHIC=Road Report]


Delays continue in Moneta due to construction of the Bypass.
And, bridge repairs back up traffic along an interstate in Bland County.
Here's Stacey Martin with this week's edition of Road Report.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Work continues on]
[SUPER=03-Moneta; :08]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :20]
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[OUT Q=I'm SM.]

((Work continues on the Moneta Bypass and delays--along Route 122, 805, 806 and 608.
A detour is set up.
Work is not scheduled to wrap up until the middle of the summer.
And, construction is scheduled to end soon along Route 220.
But, crews will be out there this week and occassional delays are expected. [pre pro]
Elsewhere around the region, in Bland County traffic is squeezed down to one lane along the bridge over Walker's Creek on Interstate 77.
Traffic is expected to move slowly.
And, VDOT says drivers should be on the lookout for new traffic lights at the intersection of Alternate Route 58 and Route 63 on the Saint Paul Bypass in Wise and Russell Counties.
Crews are working to widen the Bypass to four lanes.
And, that's it for this week's edition of Road Report.
I'm Stacey Martin.))

[Ferrum-Enrollment]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-38; 15:02]
[GRAPHIC=Education]


There's been a dip in freshmen enrollment at Ferrum College during the past several years.
But those numbers are now climbing.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ferrum;]


According to some preliminary figures, as of May first, enrollment was up 42 percent.
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[SOT=10:04:08]
[IN Q=WELL, IT'S DUE]

((DAN MILLER/STUDENT AFFAIRS AND ENROLLMENT VICE PRESIDENT; WELL IT'S DUE TO A NUMBER OF FACTORS. PRIMARILY A STRONG ACADEMIC PROGRAM AND SOCIAL PROGRAMS. THE INTRODUCTION OF COMPUTERS IN OUR RESIDENCE HALLS AS WELL AS A MARKETING CAMPAIGN THAT WE CONDUCTED THIS FALL.))
[SUPER=01-Dan Miller/Student Affairs and Enrollment VP;]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=THIS FALL.]
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[VO-NAT]

Miller says at this rate the school should be able to meet its goal of a 10 percent increase by the fall.
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[SOT=10:04:48]
[IN Q=I THINK THERE'S]

((MILLER; I THINK THERE'S MOMENTUM THAT COMES WITH THE SUCCESS THAT WE'RE FEELING NOW AND I THINK THERE'S MORE PEOPLE ABLE TO TELL ABOUT THE GOOD PROGRAMS AND SERVICES THAT ARE BEING PROVIDED AT FERRUM. IT'LL HELP CONTINUE THIS MOMENTUM.))
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[OUT Q=THIS MOMENTUM.]
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[ANCHOR=Eric]
[GRAPHIC=hold]

On May first last year, 145-high school seniors had paid deposits to attend Ferrum. This year that number jumped to 206.

[Peters-Graduate]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-39; 14:42]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Among the 176-graduates receiving honors at Ferrum College today was a 1929 alumnus.
James E. Peters graduated from the college when it was a training school nearly 70-years ago.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ferrum;]


The Franklin County native received the college's highest alumni award-- The Benjamin Beckham Medallion, named after the school's first president.
Peters is a former teacher.
He was honored for his career and his contributions to the community, including volunteer work for the Salem Lion's Club Eye Bank.
In two decades, Peters helped sign-up 33-thousand eye donors.
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[SOT=09:43:34]
[IN Q=OTHERS WAS OUR]

((JAMES PETERS/ALUMNI AWARD RECIPIENT; OTHERS WAS OUR MOTTO, HELPING OTHERS. THAT'S WHAT WE'VE STUCK WITH ALL THESE YEARS, HELPING OTHER PEOPLE.))
[SUPER=01-James E. Peters/Alumni Award Recipient;]
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[OUT Q=OTHER PEOPLE.]
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[Talent=Eric]
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Peters is also credited with helping to establish eye donor registrations at D-M-V's more than 20 years ago. [Forecasts]
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[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-5]
[GRAPHIC=Salem Avalanche]


The Salem Avalanche Wrapped up a three game weekend series with Frederick yesterday beating the Keys 6 to 5.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Avalanche vs Keys; :00]


Flowers were handed out yesterda at the gate in honor of mothers day.
And the Avalanche went to work. Mark Hamlin hits this fly ball off the wall in centerfield scoring Blake Barthol and the Avalanche took a 1 to nothing lead.
Then Salem would score again in the second inning Rod Bair sends this shot over the left fielders head to score Hamlin from second and the Avalanche led 2 to nothing.
The Keys tried to sneak a run in on this play.
[SUPER=37-Salem/6/Frederick/5/;]

But Salem pitcher Shawn Chacon guns down Darrell Dent trying to steal and Home and Salem wins it 6 to 5.

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[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-11]
[GRAPHIC=Baltimore Orioles]


The Baltimore Orioles got back to back homers in the sixth but Tampa holds on to win the game 4 to 3.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tampa Bay, FL/WTSP; :]


The Orioles looked relaxed in the dugout during the afternoon game.
But Tampa's Wade Boggs gives the Devil Rays the lead when he takes this Jimmy Key Pitch over the right field wall for a two run homer to make it 3 to nothing Tampa.
Baltimore answered with the long ball B.J. Surhoff gets all of this pitch sending it over the right field wall for a two run homer to make it 3 to 2 Tampa in the sixth.
Then the very next batter Joe Carter comes up big
[SUPER=35-Baltimore/3/Tampa/4/;]

he sends this shot over the left field wall for a solo homer and Tampa wins it 4 to 3.
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[S-MLB]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-12]
[GRAPHIC=MLB LOGO]


Andres Galarraga Andruw Jones and Ryan Klesko each homered to lead the Braves to an 8 to 5 win over San Diego.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/WTBS; :]


A player in the Padres bull pen checking the action with a pair of Binoculars.
The Padres stepped it up early Carlos Hernandez hits this line drive single to left field scoring Chris Gomez to make it 2 to nothing Padres.
Still in the fourth Andy Sheets sends this line drive to left field Klesko catches it on the short hop but Tony Gywnn scores to make it 3 to nothing.
Galarraga got the Braves on the board in the bottom
[SUPER=35-Atlanta/8/San Diego/5/;]

of the fourth when he sends this shot over the right field wall for a two run homer and the Braves win it 8 to 5.
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[S-NBA]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-13]
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Indiana has a 3 games to 1 lead on New York Thanks to guard Reggie Miller who scored 38 points.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/NBC SPORTS; :]


Jeff Van Gundy watches his Knicks take the lead in the fourth quarter.
Patrick Ewing goes in for the alley oop instead he passes to Larry Johnson for the easy layup to make it 97 to 89.


With three minutes left in the game the Knicks find Ewing wide open he hits the jumper and New York led 100 to 93.


But with 5 seconds left in the game the Pacers go to Miller who nails the three pointer to send it to overtime tied at 102.
The Pacers got a quick start in the overtime
[SUPER=32-Indiana/118/New York/107/;]

outscoring the Knicks 10 to 2 and Indiana wins the game 118 to 107.
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[S-Bulls]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-1]
[GRAPHIC=nba logo]


Michael Jordan scored 31 and Scottie Pippen 17 as the Bulls beat Charlotte to take a three games to 1 lead in their playoff series.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/NBC SPORTS; :]


Charlotte's B. J. Armstrong during warm ups.
The Hornets come out on the run Anthony Mason to Bobby Phills for the jam and the lead.
But Chicago plays the tough defense Scottie Pippen gets it out to Ron Harper who takes it in for the slam dunk.
Michael Jordan again makes the defensive play
[SUPER=32-Chicago/94/Charlotte/80/;]

and gets it out scoring the layup and drawing the foul Chicago wins it 94 to 80.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]


Tiger Woods wins the Bellsouth Classic. More later on Mornin'.

[S-Lakers]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-3]
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The Los Angeles Lakers are one game closer to eliminating Seattle from the N-B-A playoffs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Inglewood, CA/NBC SPORTS; :]


Eddie Jones warming up before the game.
And then he gets out on the break for the alley oop slam giving the Lakers a four point lead.
But Shaq took over the game here he pushes it up the floor and scores Los Angeles beats Seattle 112 to
[SUPER=32-Los Angeles/112/Seattle/100;] 100 to take a 3 games to one lead in the series.
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[S-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-4]
[GRAPHIC=Sports Logo]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Detroit, MI/NEWSPATH;]


In Detroit, St. Louis defenseman Chris Pronger was hit in the chest with a puck. He fell to the ice but got up and after taking a couple of steps fell again.
Pronger was taken to the hospital and he sent a message to his parents that he was alright.
Now, Here's today's scores.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Sports Tease]
[GRAPHIC=None]


And coming up, The USTA is promoting tennis in the Roanoke Valley Billy King shoots a respectable round at Charlotte.
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[VO-NAT]

and Tiger Woods breaks a 10 month drought on the P-G-A tour.

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Jay Don Blake missed a birdie putt on the 18-th hole and that opened the door for Tiger Woods to win his first P-G-A tournament in 10 months.
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Woods shot a course record 63 Saturday but he had to scramble to finish with a 72. This shot on the side of a hill lands close to the cup and Woods would save par on the hole.
Tiger finished his round with a total of 271, 17 under par and a one stroke win over Blake.
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Billy King had a respectful round in the Home Depot Invitational in Charlotte.
King shot 71 yesterday to finish at 223.
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The Team of David Brogan and Jim Entsminger of Lexington won the four ball tournament at Draper Valley yesterday.
They combined for a total of 133 for a one shot win.

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The United States Tennis Association has opened shot in the Roanoke Valley.
As Denise Allen tells us, the move has the Roanoke Vally Tennis Association optimistic about the future.
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Because of the valley's sport mindedness the U-S-T-A chose it as one of 45 cities to host USA Tennis Day clinics.
16 sites in Roanoke and surrounding counties offered free coaching to students of all ages.
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Janine Underwood says she's encouraged that both the Roanoke and the Roanoke County Parks and recreation departments plan to hire a tennis director.
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Janine Underwood has opened a USTA office in Roanoke County.
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It's hard to resist them--
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those sad puppy eyes staring up at you--anxious for a new home.
But, a humane society in Nebraska found that too often, after a few days with a new owner, their pets ended up back where they started.
So, they began a program to make sure master and pet are right for each other.
They provide pre-counseling for would-be owners and obedience training for pets.
They also follow-up with telephone calls to make sure owner and pet are getting along.
And, the extra effort seems worth it.
Their number of returns has gone down.
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