[1-News-Head]

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-]


Quarterback Jim Druckenmiller's back in Blacksburg- -turning himself in and denying he raped a Tech student last month.
We'll hear from him- -briefly- -on NEWS 7 tonight.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]


And see how they've settled two other criminal cases we've heard a lot about this year.

[Sports-Head]


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


In sports, we will introduce you to a crafty Don Holliday scholarship winner, a Tech wrestler who is gonig world class,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-]


and the new general manager, possible coach and maybe player...? of Richmond's new pro basketball team... Ralph is back..in sports
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[WX-Head]
[TALENT=Robin]
[SS=None]


As advertised, unusally cool today with a little rain tossed in. We expect a repeat tomorrow. [open]
[SUPER=#4054; News 7 at Six Headline Banner]
[SUPER=@Keith1;]
[SUPER=@Steve1;]
[SUPER=@Robin1;]
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[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=Video Open]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I am innocent.]
[RUNS=:04 (Approx) ]

((JIM DRUCKENMILLER: I AM INNOCENT, THAT'S ALL I HAVE TO SAY RIGHT NOW, THANK YOU.))
[OUT Q=Thank you.]
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[VO-NAT]


A former Tech star quarterback goes to court on rape charges.
And a hockey coach enters a plea to this incident at the Civic Center.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.[Druckenmiller]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#99-9 1:19:07]
[GRAPHIC=Druckenmiller Rape Charge]


We'll start with Jim Druckenmiller, the former Hokie star, now in the N-F-L.
He proclaimed his innocence outside the Montgomery County courthouse, following his release on a 10-thousand dollar secured bond.
[Double Boxes=Keith and Teresa/Blacksburg Bureau]


Teresa Hamilton has been following the case.
When did Druckenmiller get into town?
[Live=Teresa Full/Blacksburg Bureau]
[SUPER=@Teresa1;]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]


Keith, he apparently flew to Virginia from California sometime yesterday.
But didn't turn himself over to authorities until today.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The former ]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg; :00]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :24 QUICK!!!]
[SUPER=01-Deborah Caldwell-Bono/Druckenmiller's Attorney; :53 super her the second time you see her]
[RUNS=1:11]
[OUT Q=to her.]

(( The former Virginia Tech quarterback and his attorney, Deborah Caldwell-Bono, arrived at the Montgomery County courthouse around 9-AM.
A short time later, Druckenmiller entered a NOT guilty plea and bond was set at 10-thousand dollars.
The football star, who now plays for the San Francisco 49-ers, is accused of raping a Virginia Tech student while in town visiting friends nearly two months ago.
The two apparently met at a bar in downtown Blacksburg.
Druckenmiller does admit the pair had sex but says it was consensual and that the young woman had been aggressively pursing him throughout the evening.
[sot 9:59:12]
[in q= People ]

((DEBORAH CALDWELL-BONO/DRUCKENMILLER'S ATTORNEY: PEOPLE WHO WERE THERE WILL COME AND TELL THE JURY EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED THAT NIGHT.))
[runs= 05]
[out q= that night.]


Druckenmiller's attorneys would NOT confirm but indicated that both had been drinking that evening.
Whatever the case-- Druckenmiller's attorneys say the last two months have been a lesson in the judicial system.
[in q= I think ]

((DEBORAH CALDWELL-BONO/DRUCKENMILLER'S ATTORNEY: I THINK HE'S BEEN GREATLY SURPRISED AND AN EYE OPENER OF HOW EASILY THESE CHARGES ARE MADE, NOW HE STANDS TO HAVE TO BE DEFENDING HIMSELF AGAINST THIS GIRL'S ACCUSATIONS AND THAT ABSOLUTE HAVOC IT WREAKS ON HIS LIFE, HIS CAREER, IS OF NO CONSEQUENCE TO HER.))
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[out q= to her.]

))
[Live=Teresa Full/Blacksburg Bureau]


The alleged victim did NOT return our phone call.
Now, a trial date has been set for July 19th.
But Druckenmiller's attorneys say they may seek an earlier trial date.
Right now, football training is scheduled to begin one week after trial is to begin.
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]
( ad lib)
[Double Boxes=Keith and Teresa/Blacksburg Bureau]
(Were there any conditions placed on his bond?)



[Brophy]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-23 02:19]
[GRAPHIC=Brophy-Guilty Plea]


Hockey Coach John Brophy has admitted he assaulted a Civic Center employee after his Hampton Roads Admirals were shut out by the Express.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/January 10]


The game was over. Express fans were taunting the Admirals coach- -throwing more than just verbal abuse at Brophy... they beaned him with ice cubes and drink cups, batteries and spit.
As Brophy was leaving the ice, he stopped to respond as the abuse escalated.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=If he hadn't]

((IF HE HADN'T STOPPED, NONE OF THIS WOULD HAVE HAPPENED. BUT IT'S LIKE IT OFTEN IS IN SPORTS. THE RETALIATION IS THE ONE THAT'S SEEN. HE RETALIATED FOR THINGS THAT WERE BEING DONE TO HIM, AND HE WAS CHARGED.))
[SUPER=01-Drew Davis/Brophy's Attorney]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=he was charged.]
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[* * * Keith on ENG * * *]
Two counts of assault and battery were merged into one. Brophy pled guilty today to the one misdemeanor.
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[SOT TCR: 21:00]
[IN Q=An event like]

((AN EVENT LIKE THIS COULD HAVE SNOWBALLED IN A PACKED ARENA AND TURNED INTO A BRAWL, AND PEOPLE COULD HAVE GOTTEN HURT. WE DON'T WANT THAT TO HAPPEN IN THE FUTURE. WITH A CONVICTION AND SOMEBODY BEING HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR IT, IT MAY MAY SEND OUT A MESSAGE- -WE HOPE- -TO PEOPLE THAT THIS CAN'T HAPPEN.))
[SUPER=01-Ann Gardner/Prosecutor]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=this can't happen.]
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[VO-NAT]


Brophy avoided jail time- -even managed to avoid having to make a personal appearance in court.
His lawyer entered the plea for him. Brophy will pay a 1-thousand dollar fine.
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[Akers]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#99-13 42:29]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The 77-year-old who was sprayed in the face with pepper spray will get 45-thousand dollars from Roanoke County.
This settles a civil lawsuit Goldie Akers filed against the county.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Scott/Microwave]


Scott Goldberg is at the county administration building tonight with details.
[Live=Scott Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Scott1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke Co.;]


Keith, Goldie Akers' lawyer said his client hired him to do three things:
Get the police officer who pepper sprayed her off the street.
Get some compensation for her injuries.
And get criminal charges against HER dismissed.
So far, they're two for three.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./March;]
[SUPER=01-Paul Mahoney/Roanoke Co. Attorney;]
[SUPER=04-November 1998;]
[SUPER=01-Tom Blaylock/Goldie Akers' Attorney;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=fateful day last fall]


When a police officer sprayed Goldie Akers with pepper spray then dragged her from her car ... her lawyer said Akers tore her rotator cuff.
An injury that will cost 45-thousand-dollars to treat.
A bill Roanoke County announced it will pick up.
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[SOT 15 10 17]
[IN Q=we believe]

((PAUL MAHONEY: WE BELIEVE IT'S A FAIR AMOUNT TO PAY FOR PERSONAL INJURIES SUFFERED.))
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=INJURIES SUFFERED]


Akers was parked on the wrong side of the road last November when officer Russell Metcalf approached her car.
He said she resisted arrest.
She said he had no business busting her.
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[SOT 15 14 55]
[IN Q=she's satisfied]

((TOM BLAYLOCK: SHE'S SATISFIED WITH THE AMOUNT OF MONEY SHE'S BEEN PAID, AND AGAIN I THINK SHE'S PLEASED WITH THE WAY COUNTY OFFICIALS HAVE HANDLED THE MATTER FROM THE BEGINNING))
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=THE BEGINNING]


Akers' settlement today comes one month after Russell reached his own settlement with the county and resigned from the force.
Now the 77-year-old has one goal left: proving she didn't drive recklessly or obstruct justice on that fateful day last fall.
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[Live=Scott Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke Co.;]
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[Double Boxes=Keith & Scott/Microwave]


[Danville-Sho]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-15 11:42]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A domestic argument led to police gunfire this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville]


Police in Danville say as two officers helped a woman out of her home, her husband rammed a pipe through a nearby window.
Officers thought the pipe was a shotgun, so they fired into the house.
No one one was shot, but one officer was injured by flying glass. He was treated on the scene and released.
As for the husband, he's now in custody.
Police won't release his name until he's charged.
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[Drowning]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-19 5:01]
[GRAPHIC=Drowning]


We now know the identity of the construction worker who drowned yesterday at Smith Mountain Lake.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


The victim was 57-year-old Harrison Keene of Bedford County.
Game wardens say Keene was working on a dock in Moneta, when he lost his balance and fell from scaffolding into the water.
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[Franklin-Lawsuit]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-7 1:23:46]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Two Smith Mountain Lake residents took their county supervisors to court today, over a new condominium complex.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


Developer Ed Waters plans to build 96 condominium units with a convention center, restaurant and boat slips in four acres next to Hales Ford Bridge and Bridgewater Plaza.
[SUPER=04-August 18, 1998;]

[USE TAPE 98-57 30:32]
At a public hearing last August, county supervisors okayed the plan despite overwhelming opposition from the planning commission and lake residents.
Jim Dinwiddie and Allen Wilcox say the board approved the complex illegally because it was too big and too commercial.
County officials say special permits cover those.
The judge plans to take the case under advisement.
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[Tease#1]

[HARD MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=NONE]


Trying to prevent Littleton from happening in Virginia. Still ahead on News 7, we'll see what state educators are doing.
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[VO-NAT]


And this candidate for president looks ready to "give his shirt" for a victory. The flannel facts, when we return.
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[ANCHOR=Robin]

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[SUPER=84-Down 17.6 feet/Voluntary Conservation in Effect.][Alexander]



[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=99-12 50:44]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Republican candidate for president has a new look and a new agenda.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington;]


Lamar Alexander was the keynote speaker at Washington and Lee University's Republican Mock Covention today.
He's traded in the black and red flannel shirt he sported in his 1996 presidential bid, for a regular business suit.


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[SOT 13.15 51 - 13.15.54]
[IN Q=THey knew about]

((ALEXANDER LAMAR/PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE:THEY KNEW ABOUT THE SHIRT BUT THEY DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT MY MESSAGE.))
[RUNS=04]
[OUT Q=about my message.]
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[VO-NAT]


Today he focused on improving education and responded to calls for tighter gun control in light of the shooting in Littleton Colorado.
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[SOT 13.42.16 - 13.42.34]
[IN Q=I'm all for gun]

((LAMAR ALEXANDER/PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: I'M ALL FOR GUN CONTROL THAT KEEPS GUNS AWAY FROM CHILREN AND I'M ALL FOR GUN CONTROL THAT KEEPS GUNS AWAY FROM PLACES THEY SHOULDN'T BE LIKE SCHOOLS, AIRPORTS. I'M ALL FOR THAT AND IF THE PRESIDENT HAS SOME REASONABLE PROPOSALS TO DO THAT WE SHOULD CONSIDER THEM. I JUST DON'T WANT ANYBODY TO THINK THAT HAVING A FEW MORE RULES IN WASHINGTON IS GOING TO SOLVE ANY OF THESE PROBLEMS.))
[SUPER=01-Lamar Alexander/(R)-Presidential Candidate;]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=any of these problems.]
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[VO-NAT]


Alexander also called for a voucher system that would give parents more control over where to send their children to school.
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[Education-Board]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-5 1:34:43]
[GRAPHIC=Education]


State educators meeting in Charlottesville today say they're making efforts to prevent an episode like what happened in Colorado last week from occurring in Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville]


The board is moving quickly to update its model crisis management plan that schools use to handle emergency situations.
Superintendent Paul Stapleton says he's also talking with school superintendents around the state about being prepared.
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[SOT 1:54:42]
[IN Q=I just want]

((PAUL STAPLETON/STATE SUPT. OF INSTRUCTION: YOU CAN'T GUARANTEE THAT EPISODES LIKE WHAT HAPPENED IN COLORADO, WE CAN'T GUARANTEE THEY'RE GOING TO HAPPEN, BUT TO GIVE YOU A LITTLE COMFORT, I CAN ASSURE YOU THAT EVERY SUPERINTENDENT IN THE STATE IS WORKING VERY HARD TO DO EVERYTHING IN THEIR POWER TO MAKE THEIR SCHOOLS SAFE.))
[SUPER=01-Paul Stapleton/State Supt. of Instruction; :00]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=their schools safe.]
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[VO-NAT]


Tomorrow, the board of education takes up the issue of how to penalize schools that don't meet the new Standards of Accreditation.
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[Fralin]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-8 1:43:02]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 99]


Now in the public eye, the school violence issue is also on the political agenda of local candidates.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Today, State Senate candidate William Fralin outlined a seven- point plan he hopes to pursue in the General Assembly.
A Republican, Fralin is proposing tougher penalties, local hotline numbers to report threats, and financial assistance for school boards that vote to require uniforms.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We need to draw]

((WILLIAM FRALIN/R- STATE SENATE CANDIDATE: WE NEED TO DRAW THE BRIGHT LINE TEST, SO THAT THERE'S NO QUESTION FROM EITHER STUDENTS, PARENTS, TEACHERS OR ADMINISTRATORS EXACTLY WHAT WILL CONSTITUTE A THREAT OF VIOLENCE AND EXACTLY WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF THAT HAPPENS.))
[SUPER=01-William Fralin/(R) State Senate Candidate]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=if that happens.]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Fralin's opponent is Democratic Senator John Edwards.
What Fralin's plan leaves out, Edwards says, is the need for more guidance counselors, better security, and character education.

[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


Two days in a row now ... Wall Street goes in two directions at once. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
[RUNS=:25]
[SUPER=x5102;]
[SUPER=430-x/13.74/10845.45/y/52.15/2550.26;]


The Dow set another record high, up 14 points to 10 thousand-845. But NASDAQ dropped for a second day, down 52.

[SUPER=431-hc/40%/h1e/54e/id/73c/i1b/57g/i*/24c;]

[ AE/ATT/Bank of America/Bell/Columbia]

[SUPER=432-hf/47#/he/4a/h@/40r/h!/55/hf/49g;]

[Dana/Dimon/Dominion Resources/First Union/First VA]

[SUPER=433-i1/111f/i@/55c/h1/31%/ia/10b/i@/34%;]

[General Electric/Kroger/Norfolk Southern/Optical Cable/Philip Morris]

[SUPER=434-i@/13*/hf/71f/h1!/31/i1/88*/i1$/49#;]

[Roanoke Electric Steel/SunTrust/Trigon/Wachovia/Walmart]

[Cruz]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-17 12:13]
[GRAPHIC=Javier Cruz]


Javier Cruz owes the government 22-and-a half million dollars.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co/1997]


The total of the Columbian drug trafficker's ill-gotten gains includes his Roanoke County home, along with a condo and another house in Miami.
Cruz worked for the government as a drug informant for years- -while living in the house on Hilltop Road.
Today's forfeiture order dismisses the case.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/January 23, 1998]


Cruz pled guilty last year, then skipped the country and remains at large.
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[Lee]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-16 3:28]
[GRAPHIC=None]


When Terri Lee sued the city of Roanoke over the death of her husband, she probably figured the worst that could happen would be that she'd get nothing.
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[VO-NAT]


Last June a federal jury rejected her "excessive force" claim.
Eric Lee died in a police officer's choke hold in 1993.
Today Judge Jackson Kiser ordered Terri Lee to pay the city the cost of defending her unsuccessful suit.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=None]


The city ASKED for 14-thousand dollars in expenses.
Judge Kiser ordered Lee's widow to pay 37-hundred dollars.

[Keister]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssi]
[TAPE#=99-10 1:20:51]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign '99]

Dublin's mayor is making a run for a seat in Richmond.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin]

Benny Keister has served as mayor for nearly 11 years. In that time, he has helped Dublin build a new town center, post office and bank. Keister hopes his track record will lead him to the seventh district seat in the House of Delegates.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I think]

((BENNY KEISTER/D- CANDIDATE FOR DELEGATE: I THINK MY YEARS HERE AS THE MAYOR AND WITH WHAT WE'VE BEEN ABLE TO ACCOMPLISH HERE IN DUBLIN ALONG WITH A REALLY GOOD COUNCIL, I THINK SPEAKS FOR ITSELF. AND I'D LIKE TO REPRESENT ALL THE PEOPLE.))
[SUPER=01-"Benny" Keister/(D) Candidate for Delegate;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=the people.]
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[VO-NAT]

Mayor Keister is running on a platform with three major issues...the economy and jobs, education and public safety. Republican Tommy Baker has held the seat for the past ten years.
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[Marrano]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssi]
[TAPE#=99-11 40"08]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 99]

Cave Spring resident Gene Marrano is seeking a seat on the Roanoke County Board of supervisors.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

The Democrat hopes to use experience from his job as sales manager at Plastics One and also his work with local media to bring creativity to the County. He says its time for the new high school to be built. He also wants to eliminate infighting between boards and increase citizen input.
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[Sports tease]


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


Ralph Sampson talks about his move back to basketball in Richmond, Dale Earnhardt junior talks about going baxck to California to race this weekend
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-]


and you will meet the craftiest Don Holliday scholarship winner of all in just a few.

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[S-Ralph]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-38]
[GRAPHIC=Ralph sampson]


Former Virginia great Ralph Sampson, who lead the Houston Rockets to the 1986 NBA finals, is back in basketball. Today he was introduced as the general manager of Richmond's new franchise that will be one of 10 teams competing in the International Basketball League.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; :00]


Sampson and the team begin a 64 game schedule in the fall of 1999. Florida, California and New Jersey join other states that will field teams. Sampson is also considering coaching..and playing.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="what]
[SUPER=01-Ralph Sampson/Richmond IBL General Manager; :00]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=...we'll see"]
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[S-Holliday]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-42 ]
[GRAPHIC=Don Holiday]


William Byrd's Robbie Craft played hooky from school today... but had good reason. He had to accept the Don Holiday Memorial Scholarship.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]

This morning at the Patrick Henry Hotel, Craft received a check for 10-thousand dollars that will go towards his Christopher Newport college tuition. His excellence on the golf course made him eligible, but his off-the-course efforts set him a part.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q= "I've played golf since....]

((ROBBIE CRAFT/DON HOLLIDAY SCHOLARSHIP WINNER:I'VE PLAYED GOLF SINCE I WAS 5 YEARS OLD. GOLF IS NOT THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IN MY LIFE. THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IS GOD AND JUST TRYING TO BE A POSITIVE ROLE MODEL FOR YOUNGER KIDS. THAT'S THE REASON WHY I DO THE YOUNGER BROTHER, YOUNGER SISTER FOUNDATION. THAT'S THE REASON I GO SEE A YOUNGER BROTHER EVERY WEEK AND JUST HELP HIM OUT BECAUSE HE DOESN'T HAVE A FATHER.))
[SUPER=01-Robbie Craft/Don Holliday Scholarship Winner; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jerry English/Roanoke Valley Golf Committee; :18]
[RUNS=:26]
[OUT Q=....rest of them"]
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[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Tee Off for Sight]


The Tee Off for Sight Golf tournament has a new date this Year.
The tournament, which is usually scheduled for September, has been moved up to May 25-th this year at the Hunting Hills Country Club.
Also, Trick Shot Superstar Paul Hahn Junior will be featured as the guest this year.




[S-Wrestle]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-40]
[GRAPHIC=Tech]


Virgina Tech Wrestling is going international. Shawn Gray has made the roster for the Junior World
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Today; :00]


freestyle wrestling team. The tech redshirt junior earned a spot on the team by winning the junior national freestyle national championship in Colorado Springs at the Airforce academy over the weekend. He competes at the 138.7 pound weight class.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="It's not]
[SUPER=01-Sean Gray/Junior National Freestyle Champ; :00]
[SUPER=01-Keith Mourlam/Virginia Tech Wrestling Coach; :14]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=...age group"]
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-29]
[GRAPHIC=Express/Reneggades]


The Express and the Richmond renegades face it off Friday night at the Round House at 7;30. Much of the talk as fars as Roanoke goes, has been about how the Express will stop the Gades speed. But the Express will also face a great Richmond defense lead by goalie Maxime Giengras who plays like and admires Express keeper daniel Berthiaume.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="the only]
[SUPER=01-Maxime Gingras/Renegade Goalie; :]
[RUNS=:26]
[OUT Q=...win the series"]
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[ANCHOR=steve]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


More on the special bond between Daniel; berthiaume and Maxime Gingras tomorrow.

[S-Busch]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-36 (53:03)]
[GRAPHIC=Earnhardt Jr.]


Defending Busch grand national champion Dale Earnhardt Junior has yet to win in 10 races this year.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fontana, CA; :]


Even without a trip to victory lane, Earnhardt is the points leader on the Busch circuit. And he returns to California this weekend with high hopes of making it two in a row at the track.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="the thing...]
[SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt, Jr./Defending Champion; :]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=....like that."]
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