[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Jean]

[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=Heads]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Next on News 7-
Three American soldiers are missing - apparently captured by the Serbs-
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[Vo-Nat]
Hours and hours of deliberations in the Rest Stop murder case. We'll go live at the courthouse with the latest.
And Tech has big news today about coach Bonnie Henrickson.
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[Talent=Jean]
[anchor=graphic]


News 7 is next.
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[Kosovo]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#newspath LIVE]
[GRAPHIC=Serbia Under Attack]


Three American Soldiers are missing in Macedonia- captured by the Serb military.
[Double Boxes=Jean/Newspath]


Maureen Maher is covering this story- and has the latest from Italy.
[Live= Full/Newspath]
[SUPER=01-Maureen Maher/Reporting;]
[SUPER=05-Aviano AFB, Italy;]
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[IN Q=The Pentagon]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=affect the air campaign.]


((THE PENTAGON SAYS THE THREE ARMY SOLDIERS WERE ON A RECON MISSION ALONG THE KOSOVO - MACEDONIA BORDER. IN THEIR LAST TRANSMISSION, THE TEAM REPORTED THEY WERE SURROUNDED BY SERBIAN MILITARY OR POLICE FORCES AND UNDER FIRE. SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAMS IN U-S BLACKHAWK AND BRITISH HELICOPTERS LIKE THESE, ALONG WITH GROUND TEAMS, WERE DISPATCHED IMMEDIATELY.
THE SOLIDERS WERE PART OF THE FORMER U-N PEACEKEEPING FORCE ABLE SENTRY WHICH ENDED LAST FEBRUARY. BUT THE TROOPS HAD STAYED ON TO PATROL THE MACEDONIAN BORDER, AN AREA CONSIDERED A POTENTIAL HOT SPOT SINCE THE WAR IN BOSNIA. IN AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH CBS NEWS ANCHOR MAN DAN RATHER BEFORE THE SOLDIERS WERE REPORTED MISSING, PRESIDENT CLINTON REITERATED HIS STAND AGAINST SENDING GROUND TROOPS IN.
BUT JUST LAST WEEK, PRESIDENT CLINTON INFORMED CONGRESS THAT ONE HUNDRED MARINES WOULD BE SENT TO MACEDONIA TO BOLSTER ON-GOING OPERATIONS, INCLUDING RECON AND COMBAT SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAMS. HERE AT THE AVIANO AFB, FIGHTER JETS CONTINUE TO TAKE OFF. WITH NATO SAYING THE MISSING SOLDIERS WOULD NOT AFFECT THE AIR CAMPAIGN.))


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[Pritchett]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#99-8 1:03:43]
[GRAPHIC=Pritchett]


The jury in the Ironto Rest area murder is deadlocked tonight.
[Double Boxes=ANCHOR/Microwave]


Eric Earnhart is in Christiansburg with details.
[Live= Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Eric1;]
[SUPER=05-Christiansburg;]
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(Rollcue: question of credibility.)
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[SUPER=@file; :08]
[SUPER=01-Phil Keith/Commonwealth's Attorney; :15]
[super=01-Jimmy Turk/Defense Attorney; :41]
[super=07-Judge Ray Grubbs; 1:05--QUICK]
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[Live= Full/Microwave]
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[Double Boxes=Jean/Microwave]



[Diallo]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net-C]
[GRAPHIC=Police Shooting]


Four New York City police officers have pleaded innocent to second degree murder charges.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY]


The white officers are charged with the killing of a an unarmed African immigrant-
The four fired 41 bullets at Amadou Diallo- 19 bullets hit the man.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=18:15:04]

((KADIATOU DIALLO/MOTHER: AMADOU'S BLOOD WILL FEED THE BATTLE FOR JUSTICE FOR EVERYONE IN THIS LIFE.))
[SUPER=01-Kadiatou Diallo/Mother]
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[OUT Q=in this life]
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[VO-NAT]


The killing in February has prompted protests for days in New York City- and the arrest of hundreds of protestors.
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[Chained-Woman]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net-D]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The bizarre kidnap and torture case in New Mexico continues to unfold.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Elephant Butte, NM]


Sources now say the woman arrested in the case has turned on her partner and told authorities about several murders and mutilations.
Also today, a woman who claims she was tortured spoke on camera.
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[SOT 16:49:05]
[IN Q=I tried to]

((I TRIED TO SCREAM THEY HAD TAPE AROUND MY MOUTH. THEY SHOCKED ME WITH A STUN GUN.))
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=a stun gun.]
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[VO-NAT]


More than 100 investigators are already involved- following leads in at least three states.
They're also focusing on a trailer where police found an operating table and surgical tools.
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[Boundary-Adjustment]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-7; 52:59]
[GRAPHIC=Franklin Co. Boundary Adjustment]


With a unanimous vote tonight, representatives of Rocky Mount AND Franklin County have made Rocky Mount more than 300 acres bigger.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./January;]

[shots of Wal-Mart]
The town will gain tax profit from WalMart on Route 40 to the east of town, but it will also run utility lines through the [shots of Franklin-Heights] Franklin Heights subdivision.
Residents there had circulated petitions saying they wanted to be part of the town.
The signed resolution now goes to the State Commission on Local Governments to proceed with the boundary adjustment.

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[House-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=99-12; 26:13]
[GRAPHIC=fIRE INVESTIGATION]


A northwest Roanoke house fire that broke out this afternoon has been ruled an accident.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The house at 32 Frances Drive caught fire when the wiring from a battery charger of a wireless telephone over heated. It then spread flames through the bedroom where the the charger was located.
No one was home or injured in the blaze. Damage is estimated between 35 and 40 thousand dollars.
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[Henry-Industry]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE=98-83 1:46:46]
[GRAPHIC=Furniture Industry]


The economy in Martinsville and Henry County got a boost today.
As Scott Goldberg reports, two companies are adding much-needed jobs to an area that's been plagued by layoffs.
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[SUPER=01-Mike Haley/American of Martinsville CEO; :32]
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((APPLAUSE))
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First, it was Stanley Furniture.
Announcing 300 new jobs and a new manufacturing center...
Saying it turned down an offer to expand in North Carolina because there's no place like home.
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[SOT 12:57:57]
[IN Q=this is]

((ALBERT PRILLAMAN: THIS IS REALLY ADVANTAGEOUS TO US HERE. AND IT'S ADVANTAGEOUS TO THE COUNTY AND TO THE STATE AS WELL.))
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[OUT Q=AS WELL]
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((APPLAUSE))
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Then, it was American of Martinsville.
Adding 200 more jobs, turning down an offer in Mississippi, and thanking Virginia government for the tax incentives and grants that made it all happen.
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[SOT 13:55]
[IN Q=we met]

((MIKE HALEY: WE MET WITH THE CITY, THE STATE AND THE COUNTY, PRESENTED OUR ISSUES AND THEY CAME BACK WITH AN INCENTIVE PACKAGE THAT MADE A LOT OF SENSE.))
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[SOT 22:35]

[standup -- american tape]
[IN Q=IT WON'T BE]

((SCOTT GOLDBERG: IT WON'T BE HARD FOR THESE GROWING FURNITURE COMPANIES TO FIND PEOPLE WHO WANT TO WORK. IN MARTINSVILLE AND HENRY COUNTY, HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE WERE LEFT WITHOUT JOBS WHEN TEXTILE FACTORIES SHUT DOWN. ))
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[SOT 15:39]
[IN Q=textiles]

((SHERRY RAMSEY/PATRICK HENRY EC. DEV. COUNCIL: TEXTILES ARE A LITTLE WEAK IN THIS AREA, TO SAY THE LEAST. AND FORTUNATE FOR US, THE FURNITURE INDUSTRY IS REALLY GROWING, THEY'RE ADDING A LOT OF JOBS ... ))
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Jobs that pay between seven and 13 dollars an hour;
jobs this part of Southwest Virginia badly needs.
Scott Goldberg, news-7.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey

[Tease1]


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


When the news returns a centuries-old log cabin in Roanoke may soon be dismantled.
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[VO-NAT]


And it's a sign of the times for big tobacco -- highway billboards are no longer fair game.
Today an anti-smoking group celebrates with a sign of its own.
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[Sports-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Sports Preview]
[GRAPHIC=None]
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[OUT Q=...IN SPORTS."]

((O-K sports fans lets go to Blacksburg where the lady Hokies celebrated a winning season and a new contract for head coach Bonnie Henrickson Linda Long is the Group three A coach of the year Jim Harrick takes over the Georgia Bulldogs, Maryland guard Steve Francis is putting his name in the pro draft and Mike Stevens reports on a special day at the Martinsville Speedway.
All that coming up later in Sports.))
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[Howbert-House]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-5 57:08]
[GRAPHIC=None]


They're ready to dismantle a historic log cabin in Roanoke to ship it out of state.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


A contractor and his crew have already removed the porch off the Howbert House.
Now they are marking the logs so they can re-assemble the cabin elsewhere.
Historians say these long heart pine logs are rare.
The cabin was built about two centuries ago on Salem Turnpike, where Civil War troops once marched.
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[SOT 11:35:30]
[IN Q=It's still a house]

((IT'S STILL A HOUSE BUILT IN THE 1790'S, STILL BUILT BY PRE-CIVIL WAR PEOPLE, STILL HAS HISTORY WHETHER IT'S SITTING ON THIS LOCATION OR NOT.))
[SUPER=01-Paul Levi/Contractor;]
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[VO-NAT]


Levi says he'll sell the logs to an out-of-state buyer unless someone here can offer him one hundred thousand dollars.
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[Talk-Show]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net-D]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Attorneys are trying to convince a jury that the Jenny Jones talk show is responsible for the murder of Scott Amedure.
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[VO-NAT]


The shows attorneys claim they aren't responsible for what guests do AFTER the show is taped.
[SUPER=03-Pontiac, MI]


Opening arguments were presented today.
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[SOT 16:44:13]
[IN Q=They lit the fuse]

((GEOFFREY FIEGER/AMEDURE FAMILY ATTORNEY: THEY LIT THE FUSET HAT RESULTED IN JONATHAN SCHMITZ COMMITTING THIS GOD AWFUL AND UNSPEAKABLE ACT.)) [BUTT TO 16:44:54] ((JIM FEENEY/JONES' ATTORNEY: HOW COULD THE SHOW KNOW OR HAVE REASON TO BELIEVE THAT MURDER WAS THE NATURAL AND PROBABLY RESULT OF APPEARING ON A TELEVISION SHOW?))
[SUPER=01-Geoffrey Fieger/Amedure Family Attorney; 00]
[Super=01-Jim Feeney/Jones' Attorney; ]
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[OUT Q=TELEVISION SHOW.]
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[VO-NAT]


Jonathan Schmitz shot Amedure after the two appeared on the show.
Schmitz was suprised on the show to find that Amedure was the person who had a secret crush on him.
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[Tobacco-Billboards]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-3 1:28:12]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The recent tobacco settlement is bringing an end to billboard advertisements for cigarettes. Today, an anti-smoking group in the New River Valley celebrated with its own alternative.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg]


Members of the New River Valley Breathin' Easy Coalition carried signs, while an employee of Lamar Outdoor Advertising covered a billboard for Winston cigarettes.
The new sign highlights the dangers of second hand smoke.
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[SOT 17:49:43]
[IN Q=Tobacco companies have large resources]

((TOBACCO COMPANIES HAVE LARGE RESOURCES TO GET MESSAGES OUT IN SEVERAL WAYS AND THIS JUST LIMITS THEM ONE MORE WAY AND ALLOWS US ONE MORE CHANCE TO TAKE OVER AND GET OUR VOICE OUT THERE.))
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[OUT Q=get our voice out there.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Breathin' Easy Coalition is working to discourage smoking among young people.
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[SOL-Tests]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Education]


Report cards are out! But they're not for students, they're for schools.
The state Department of Education posted its first School Performance Report Cards today on its website.
The reports include information about SOL test scores, attendance statistics and drop-out rates.
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[TAKE WEBWATCH FULL]
If you want to check out the scores, you'll find a link to that site in the Web Watch section of our homepage, at W-D-B-J- -7- DOT-COM.
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[Tease2]


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


Later on News 7, the longest- serving member of the General Assembly will have some competition this fall - meet the candidate ahead.
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[VO-NAT]

And it is a problem Virginia has not had to worry about for a few years, but some new cases of rabies are bringing about heightened awareness. Those stories when we continue.
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[lotto]
[SUPER=137-0 8 9/9 8 8 4/10 12 24 26 34/17 24 25 30 33 39/5 5 2 2 3 3]
NIGHT DRAWING=

Pick 3:
0-8-9

(zero, eight, nine)


Pick 4:
9-8-8-4

(nine, eight, eight, four)


Cash 5:
10-12-24-26-34

(ten, twelve, twenty-four, twenty-six, thirty-four)


Lotto:
17-24-25-30-33-39

(seventeen, twenty-four, twenty-five, thirty, thirty-three,

thirty-nine)
Kicker:
5-5-2-2-3-3

(five, five, two, two, three, three)



[Rabies]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-10 41:20]
[GRAPHIC=Rabies]


Three months ago, an inmate at Nottoway Correctional Center contracted rabies and died. It was the first confirmed case of human rabies in Virginia since 1953.
His death has focused fresh attention on the problem in the state.
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[VO-NAT]


Last year, there were more than 500 cases of animal rabies in Virginia.
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg]


Today in Blacksburg, state and national experts said it's a threat the public should take seriously.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=If you have]

((DR. JODY HERSHEY/NEW RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT: IF YOU HAVE DOMESTIC ANIMALS, IF YOU HAVE CATS AND DOGS, YOU DON'T LET THEM ROAM FREE PARTICULARLY IN RURAL AREAS. YOU NEED TO VACCINATE THEM. WE NEED TO EDUCATE CHILDREN ABOUT NOT HANDLING WILD ANIMALS, NOT GOING TO A RACOON THAT'S OUT DURING THE DAY, NOT LEAVING PET FOOD OUT AT NIGHT, SO THAT IT ATTRACTS WILD ANIMALS.))
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[OUT Q=attracts wild animals.]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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In western Virginia, Hershey says there is a significant rabies problem among cats. He's encouraging pet owners to have domestic animals vaccinated.

[Thompson]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-1 1:29:56]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 99]


A Bedford County man is making a second run at the House of Delegates seat occupied by the longest- serving member of the General Assembly.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]


Eric Thompson announced he's running as an Independent against Lacey Putney in the 19th District.
Putney has served more than 30 years in the House, and Thompson says it's time for a change.
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[SOT 00:12:01]
[IN Q=I'm not a]

((ERIC THOMPSON/I- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: I'M NOT A PROFESSIONAL POLITICIAN. I'M NOT A HIFALUTIN PERSON BY ANY MEANS. I AM THE AVERAGE CITIZEN WHO BELIEVES THAT THE AVERAGE CITIZEN CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE.))
[SUPER=01-Eric Thompson/(I) House of Delegates Candidate; :00]
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[OUT Q=make a difference.]
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[VO-NAT]


An anti-abortion conservative, Thompson still will "not" have the backing of the local Republican parties.
They've agreed not to support anyone who runs against Putney, who consistently votes with the G-O-P in Richmond.


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[Hawkins]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11PM]
[WRITER=ssi]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]

Earlier today State Senator Charles Hawkins announced he WILL run for re-election. The Southside Republican is seeking his third full term in the Senate. Hawkins is a senior member of the Privileges and Elections Committee, which will play a key role in redistricting.
[Forecasts]
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[SUPER=X5001][S-Extra]



[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Extra Point]
[GRAPHIC=Sports Logo]


Jim Harrick is the new head coach at Georgia Steve Francis is leaving Maryland for the N-B-A draft and we'll take a trip to Martinsville for a very special day at the track.
Charlotte Hornet fans do not get to excited yet, according to his lawyer David Falk, There is absolutely no truth to a report that Michael Hordan is considering coming out of retirment to play for the Charlotte Hornets.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=76-NBA; :]


Jordan has had preliminary discussions with N-B-A Commissioner David Stern and Hornets owner George Shinn about buying 50 per cent of the team.
Fox sports is reporting that sources close to Jordan say he would play one full season for the Hornets while his ownership shares were held in trust or deferred.
Now, the numbers.
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[OUT Q=....LAST SCORE."]
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-29]
[GRAPHIC=Bonnie Henrickson]


Yesterday Virginia Tech announced that women's head basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson has signed a new 5 year contract extenson that will keep her in Blacksburg through June 30-th 2004.
She will make nearly 200-thousand dollars a year. But Steve Mason says money isn't everything.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=First audio]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Lisa Barnett/Lady Hokie Fan; :11]
[SUPER=01-Bonnie Henrickson/50-13 In 2 Years at Tech; :33]
[SUPER=01-Nicole Jones/Freshman Forward; :50]
[SUPER=01-Amy Wetzel/Sopohmore Guard; :57]
[SUPER=@Steve1; 1:40]
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[OUT Q=.....news 7 sports."]
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((THAT'S IT FOR SPORTS. HAVE A GREAT DAY EVERYBODY.))



[S-Cave]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-39 (34:17)]
[GRAPHIC=Girls Hoops]


The Associated Press handed out its Triple A girls basketball awards yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Norfolk/State Semi Finals; :]


Cave Spring's Linda Long was named the Group Three a coach of the year by sports writers and broadcasters from around the state.
Long's lady knights played West Springfield even until 2 seconds remained in the semi finals before losing to Springfield who won the title game beating Robinson.
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[TALENT=Roy]
[GRAPHIC=Hold Logo]


West Springfield's Kara Lawson was named player of the year and Shanna Price of G.W. Danville was on the first time for the second year in a row.

[S-Harrick]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-34 (31:13)]
[GRAPHIC=College Hoops]


The lure of coaching in a major conference has Rhode Island head coach Jim Harrick on the move.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NCAA; :]


The 60 year old Harrick, who guided U-C-L-A to a national championship in 1995, is the new head coach of the Georgia Bulldogs.
Harrick spent the past two seasons at Rhode Island and he will succceed Ron Jirsa who was fired earlier this month after failing to lead Georgia to the N-C-Double-A during his two years.
He gets a 4 year contract paying a half a million dollars annually.
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[S-Francis]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-37(27:52)]
[GRAPHIC=ACC Logo]


One of the super stars in the Atlantic Coast Conference is leaving college for the pro game.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NCAA; :]


Maryland guard Steve Francis announced today that he is declaring himself elibible for the draft.
The 6 foot 3 all american said earlier he was 99-per cent sure he'd come back for his senior season.
Francis averaged 17 point two points a game and led the Terps to the Sweet 16.
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((BONNIE HENRICKSON GETS A NEW CONTRACT AT VIRGINIA TECH. STEVE MASON WILL HAVE MORE LATER ON MORNIN'.))




[Sports Tease]


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


And coming up, another full day of testing at Martinsville.
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[VO-NAT]


And Mike Stevens says the drivers weren't the only ones enjoying today's class on speed, tires and handling.
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[S-Racing]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-32 (1:05:46)]
[GRAPHIC=MARTINSVILLE]


The Martinsville Speedway was the host again this morning as six more Winston Cup teams dropped in for a full day of testing and learning.
And Mike Stevens says the drivers weren't the only ones enjoying this unique classroom experience.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Derrike Cope/Bahari Racing Pontiac Driver; :19]
[SUPER=01-Kenny Irwin/Texaco Havoline Ford Driver; 1:00]
[SUPER=@mike1; 1:17]
[RUNS=1:29]
[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[Big-Game]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=99-9;48:46]
[GRAPHIC=Big Game 150 Million]


The multi state lottery is living up to its name. The BIG game is getting bigger.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville]


Lots of people in Virginia are lining up to get their tickets.
No one picked all six numbers last night.
But 18 people each won 150-thousand dollars for getting five of the numbers right.
The jackpot for the next drawing on Friday, will be 150 million dollars.
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[Close-ID]


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