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Coming up on News 7-
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The rush is on to get out as Hurricane Bonnie heads toward the North Carolina Coast.
A news 7 crew is there. We'll have a live report.
A new easy treatment that may help PMS.
And we'll hear from Mark McGuire about the big homerun race.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]

News 7 is next.

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Thousands flee the Carolina coastline as Hurricane Bonnie prepares to strike.
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[Bonnie-Preps]


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Hurricane Bonnie is now about 200 miles off the Carolina Coast- She is expected to hit land at about midday tomorrow.
[Double Boxes=Jean and Ellen/Starlink]


News 7's Ellen Qualls is in Morehead City North Carolina- Ellen what's happening there tonight?
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[Timber-Lake]


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When their dam collapsed three years ago, it cost Timber Lake residents nearly one million dollars to replace it.
The problem is, not everyone volunteered to pay.
Some say the creation of a "Watershed Improvement District" would solve that.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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(( About sixty people turned out to debate the merits of a Watershed Improvement District-- or "WID"-- for the Timber Lake area of Campbell County.
When their dam collapsed in 1995, residents had to put up their own money to replace it.. a WID would allow them to tax themselves to pay for any future repairs.
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((JENNY KERR/FAVORS WID: WE PAID 800 DOLLARS MORE THAN OUR FAIR ORIGINAL SHARE TO REPLACE OUR DAM BECAUSE A FEW PEOPLE REFUSED TO PAY THEIR FAIR SHARE.)) [RUNS:10]
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But some see the WID as another level of government bureaucracy, threatening higher taxes and turning a deaf ear to citizen concerns.
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((STEVE COSTA/OPPOSES WID: IT'S THINGS LIKE THIS THAT HAVE PUT ME AGAINST ANY TYPE OF ORGANIZATION THEY TRY TO DO BECAUSE IT JUST DOESN'T WORK OUT.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=doesn't work out.]
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((Officials say they were told if the WID had been in place when the dam broke three years ago, the federal government would have written them a check to replace it with no questions asked.)) [RUNS:09]
[OUT Q=questions asked.]
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((BUD KOINER/FAVORS WID: SO THIS IS OUR SECOND CHANCE TO MAKE THIS WID WORK AND I HOPE WE DON'T LOSE IT.)) [RUNS:07]
[OUT Q=don't lose it.]


For the WID to pass, two thirds of the lakefront residents owning at least two thirds of the total acreage will have to okay it.. they'll head to the polls October 3rd.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Campbell County.))

[School-Heat]


[ANCHOR=jean]
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Students going back to school have to cope with more than just homework this year.
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The ninety degree weather and no air conditioning made itjust too hot for class at Franklin County high school. Students were let out at one-thirty. Windows and doors were opened for ventilation in the morning. Benjamin Franklin middle school and the Center for Applied Technology and Career Exploration do have air conditioning but students there were also bused home early. All three schools use the same transportation.
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[VO-NAT]

Around 3-thousand students left school early.
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[Dissolve to Full Screen Closings]
A few schools wil close early tomorrow.
Closing two hours early tomorrow-- Alleghany Highlands schools, Franklin County High School, Benjamin Franklin Middle School, and the (CATt-see) CATCE Center.
Edgemont Primary school in Covington will close at Noon and there will be no Afternoon Kindergarten.
Also in Covington, Jeter-Watson Intermediate will close at 12:26
And Covington High School will close at 12:34
Nelson County schools will close at one tomorrow
And Smyth County schools will close at 1:30.
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[National]


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30 people reported missing have been found-
Six people though did lose their lives when massive flooding washed away roads, vehicles- even homes.
The small town near the Mexican border had no advance warning- as creeks overflowed.
The flooding was a result of Tropical Storm Charley.
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[Marshall-Obit]


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((AND THE DEFENDANT ASKED .... ISN'T THAT WHAT HAPPENED? NO.)) [RUNS:07]
[OUT Q=what happened. NO.]
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[VO-NAT]


Character Actor E-G Marshall is dead.
The Emmy Award Winner played so many politicians, lawyers and judges that sometimes he was confused with the real thing.
E-G Marshall was 84.
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[Calcium]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Relief may be in sight for the millions of women who suffer from PMS.
Some doctors now say taking a daily dose of Calcium supplements can reduce the physical and emotional symptoms of PMS.
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((DR. SUSAN THYS-JACOBS/ST. LUKE'S ROOSEVELT HOSPITAL: A SIMPLE VERY NATURAL THERAPY. VERY LITTLE SIDE EFFECTS. IT'S NOT EXPENSIVE, VERY SAFE AND IT ADDRESSES THE OVERALL SYNDROME.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=the overall sydrome.]
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A study showed that mood swings, depression, irritiblity as well as aches and pains associated with PMS were all reduced after getting enough calcium;
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A Pittsylvania County woman is behind bars tonight charged with killing her husband.
39 year old Victoria Sands is facing first degree murder charges and is being held without bond.
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[Cut from 98-63]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./Monday;]


It was Sunday night that 44-year old Thomas Lee Sands was found dead in his home on (CAL-inds) Callands Road in the Axton community.
An autopsy shows Sands was shot several times in the neck and chest.
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[Tease1]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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More trouble for embattled Giles County Commonwealth's Attorney Garland Spangler.
That story is still ahead on News-7 at Eleven
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And the man charged with stealing money meant for handicapped people escapes a jail term.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey Jean and everybody out there this is Mike Stevens in the News 7 sports office serving up cold cuts tonight.
Marcus Parker got cut today, while McGwire takes his cuts tonight.
The Avalanche got just enough cuts, and we'll hear from a new high school coach who knows all about being cut.

Tonight in sports.))[Krantz]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The man who directed the Franklin County Development Center was apparently charging pleasure trips on the company card.
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[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


35-year old Jeffrey Krantz pleaded no contest to embezzlement today.
He was in charge of the Development Center, where handicapped adults make and sell baskets.
But last year he stole 16-hundred-dollars in cash and credit card purchases, using the company card to pay for rental cars and a vacation in Virginia Beach.
Special Prosecutor Everett Shockley agreed to drop the felony charges to avoid a trial.
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[IN Q=Mr. Krantz]

((EVERETT SHOCKLEY/SPECIAL PROSECUTOR: MR. KRANTZ HAS NO CRIMINAL HISTORY AND I'M SURE HE COULD PARADE A NUMBER OF CHARACTER WITNESSES TO SAY HE'S AN HONEST MAN AND WOULD NOT DO THIS TYPE OF THINGS.))
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Krantz still has four misdemeanor charges on his record and must perform 100 hours of community service, plus repay the money to the development center.
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The Giles County's Commowealth Attorney must now contend with the I-R-S.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pearisburg/File;]


The Internal Revenue Service yesterday filed a lien against Garland Spangler's assets.
The lien alleges Spangler owes more than 21-thousand dollars in employment taxes from September 1994 to December of '97.
This is the latest set back for Spangler.
The Virginia State Bar is currently investigating the prosecutor for the way he handled several criminal cases.
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[6-VMI-Garza]


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Two woman have dropped out of the rat mass after the first week at Virginia Military Institute.
One of them is the woman who was suspended LAST year for punching an upperclassman.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/October 18, 1996]


V-M-I today confirmed that Angelica Garza left Post Saturday.
Garza- -seen here the day she visited V-M-I as a high school senior- -had returned this year to start all over again as a freshman.
[SUPER=04-Last Wednesday]


The Institute declined to identify the other woman.
In addition to the two women, 25 men have dropped out of the freshman class that arrived a week ago.

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Roanoke Valley school districts are declaring war against violence in schools.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Roanoke and Roanoke County, along with Salem school administrators today announced steps to keep the region's schools safe places to learn.
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((ANNIE HARMAN/ROANOKE CITY SCHOOLS; WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT WE DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THIS VALLEY TO BE PROACTIVE. WHAT CAN WE DO TO KEEPS THINGS FROM HAPPENING. ALSO IN THE WORKS ARE SOME PLANS FOR CRISIS MANAGEMENT IN CASE SOMETHING DOES HAPPEN. ALTHOUGH NO ONE IS IMMUNE FROM VIOLENT ACTS, WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT WE DO EVERYTHING WE CAN TO PREVENT SOMETHING FROM HAPPENING.))
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Intervention and strategic plans are already underway. A Youth Violence conference will take place Thursday. Next Tuesday, Roanoke City resource officers and some school counselors will conduct a "truant roundup" of students who are on the street while classes are taking place.
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[Tease2]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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One of Washington and Lee's most famous graduates-- Supreme Court justice Louis Powell-- dies at the age of 90.
That story is coming up next on the newscast.
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[VO-NAT]


And how sweet it is--
We'll head to one area farm for blueberries grown the old-fashioned way when the news continues.
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[Powell]


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Former Supreme Court justice, and Washington and Lee Alumnus Lewis Powell Junior died this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/April 4, 1992]


Powell served 16 years on the court, and cast the pivotal vote on many important rulings.
University officials say many of the qualities that led him to success came from W&L.
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[SOT 00:02:56]
[IN Q=the sense of duty]

((BARRY SULLIVAN/W&L LAW SCHOOL DEAN; THE SENSE OF DUTY, THE SENSE OF INDUSTRY, THE SENSE OF COURAGE, THE SENSE OF TRYING TO MAKE THINGS WORK, VERY MUCH REFLECT THE VLAUES OF THE UNIVERSITY,))
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[VO-NAT]


More than one million pages of Powell's notes are part of the archives at the W&L law school library.
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[Blueberries]


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If you're a fan of cooking from scratch...
You might want to check out the Windrush farm in Giles County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Newport;]


Folks can pick their own blueberries there for a dollar fifteen a pound.
The farm is located just outside Newport.
The Reighard (Rig-urd) family has been growing their berries organically for about three years now, which means they don't use pesticides or chemical fertilizers.
Sue Reighard (Rig-urd) also hands out recipes.
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((SUE REIGHARD/FARMER:WE REALLY ENJOY THE BLUEBERRIES AND TRYING OUT NEW RECIPES, AND IN FACT, IT'S DIFFICULT TO SAY BUT WE DIDN'T EAT BLUEBERRIES BEFORE WE CAME HERE SO NOW WE REALLY ENJOY THEM AND KEEP THEM YEAR ROUND. ELISABETH SWINDELL: I THINK THEY'RE A LOT SWEETER, TO ME THEY ARE, THE ONES YOU GET AT THE STORE, THERE'S NO COMPARISON. ))
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[SUPER=07-Elisabeth Swindell; :12]
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[OUT Q=no comparison.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Windrush farm is open for folks to pick their blueberries on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10 AM to seven.

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[Forecasts]
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The Avalanche gets a win tonight, it's cut day in the NFL, we'll talk with high school coach Matt Blundin, plus check in with JMU football, and keep an eye on the Maris chase.
Mark McGwire came into tonight with 8 shy of the record with 53 homers.
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((MARK MCGWIRE/53 HOMERS THIS SEASON:))
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[OUT Q=...what happens."]
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[WIPE TO CHRYON]
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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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All is quiet on the Maris Chase front last night as all three of the big boppers come up empty.
In fact, Griffey's, Sosa's, and McGwire's teams lost.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-St. Louis, MO/Cards-MLB; :00]


McGwire came the closest to hitting one out when he lifted this fast ball a mile high to deep center field in the bottom of the first inning.
But it dies on the warning track.
He still has 53 homers with 31 games to go.
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[S-Avalanche]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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The Salem Avalanche closed out a four game home series with Kinston last night at Salem Memorial.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Kinston vs. Salem; :00]


The Red Cross was in the house checking blood pressure and a number of other heath related signs.
But what about the pulse of the Avalanche?
Blake Barthol comes through with the sacrifice fly in the first to plate Doug Livingston and give the Avalanche a 1-to-nothing lead.
Defense would rule. As Salem's Clint Bryant the third baseman robs the Indians by snagging the line drive.
Then check this out. Kinston hits one up the middle. Livingston dives from second, makes the stop and then
[super=37-Kinston/2/Salem/5;]

guns out the runner from his knees.
Salem wins it 5 to 2.
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[talent=mike]
[graphic=salem/l'burg]


Lynchburg comes to town to begin a four game series tonight.

[S-APPY]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Three players off local teams have earned spots on the Appalachian league all-star team.
Martinsville's Nate Espy makes it as a first baseman, while Danville puts both second baseman Rafael Furcal and third baseman Travis Wilson on the team.
Furcal set a league record this year for stolen bases with 58.


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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[TAPE#=SP-17]
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It was cut day in the NFL as teams got down to the 60 player limit.
[graphic=parker]


The cuts hit Marcus Parker. The three time Friday Football Extra player of the week from Salem was released yesterday afternoon by the Bengals.
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[VO-NAT]
[super=03-Blacksburg; :00]


In fact, it was a rough day overall for former Hokies. Eugene Chung who was trying to make the Chiefs roster was let go.
And Chung's former teammate at Tech, veteran backup Will Furrer was released by the St. Louis Rams.
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[S-Blundin]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Former UVa great Matt Blundin didn't have much of a career in the NFL, but he lasted long enough to secure a $15 thousand dollar a year pension once he turns 45.
But Steve Mason says these days he's using his assets on the high school level.
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[IN Q=first audio]
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[SUPER=01-Matt Blundin/Played with Chiefs & Lions; :12]
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((Though the Kansas City Chiefs' 40th pick in the 1992 draft learned from NFL legend Joe Montana, Matt Blundin never had a chance to put that knowledge to use. ((:)) at 29, Blundin is studying for his masters at UVa and is the offensive coordinator at first year, double A Monticello high where he tutors the Mustangs three quarterbacks. ((:))
Blundin set Virginia's record for consecutive passes without an interception. But in 5 years, he played in only three NFL games, attempted 9 passes with two interceptions. His last, came with the Detroit Lions against the Redskins. While his NFL career was brief, Blundin has no regrets. ((:))
Blundin isn't the only former NFL player on the Monticello staff. Former Redskin linebacker Wilbur Marshall is a coach and teachers assistant. Steve Mason news 7 sports.))

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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Still to come tonight, more football as we check in with the Dukes of JMU.
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[VO-NAT]


And get ready to tee it up in Roanoke and Lynchburg. I'll have the news of two big golfing events coming to the Hill and Star Cities right after this.
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[S-JMU]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-14 1:10:07]
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James Madison's football team is looking to regain its winning form after slipping to a 5 and 6 last season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Harrisonburg; :00]


The Dukes recently held picture day at Bridgeforth stadium on campus.
Among those mugging for the camera was former Fieldale Collinsville star Delvin Joyce, a Froday Football Extra player of the week.
He's one of 14 players back from last season.
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[OUT Q=...that's for sure"]
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[vo-nat]
JMU is picked to finish last in the A-10 South-Atlantic division, a prediction that has become a pre season motivator around Harrisonburg.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="there's...]

(())
[SUPER=01-Delvin Joyce/JMU Tailback from Fieldale; :00]
[SUPER=01-Cliff Wimbush/JMU Linebacker from Bassett; :10]
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[OUT Q=...fight harder"]
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[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The P-G-A's Senior Series golf tour is planning to make a stop in Lynchburg this Fall.
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More than a hundred and forty senior pros will take part in a tournament at the Ivy Hills golf club the week of October 12th.
The tournament will feature a 100- thousand dollar purse, and will be carried by the Golf Channel.
City leaders, who announced the event yesterday, say that should help put Lynchburg on the sports map.
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((CHRIS ELLIS/SPORTS CAPITAL OF VA: FIRST OF ALL, IT GETS LYNCHBURG'S NAME OUT THERE AND OF COURSE, WHEN WE TRY TO HOST OTHER EVENTS AND BID ON DIFFERENT THINGS, THEN WE'VE GOT ONE MORE THING THAT WE'VE HOSTED AND BEEN SUCCESSFUL WITH.))


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Tournament organizers are still looking for a corporate sponsor and about 150 volunteers to help out.
If all goes well, Lynchburg could become a regular stop on the Senior Series tour.
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In one other golf note, the organizers of the always popular Tee off For Sight charity golf event at Hunting Hills will officially announce today that
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Donna leads the tour in rounds under par and is third in the player of the year rankings. Donna Andrews of the LPGA and Lynchburg will be coming home to serve as guest pro for this Fall's event.