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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up on News 7-
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Do too many renters cause too much congestion?
We'll check on one neighborhood.
It seems Roanokers aren't conserving enough water. What's next? We'll have a story.
And one student has something to crow about- a bird that picks on him on his way to school.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.
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[SUPER=@Jean1;]
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[Raleigh-Court]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=99-22 23:20]
[GRAPHIC=None]


An increase in renters in one Roanoke community has area homeowners concerned about growing congestion.
[Double Boxes=Jean/Stacey Newsroom]


Stacey Martin attended a meeting of the Greater Raleigh Court Civic League tonight and is in the newsroom with more.

[Live=Stacey Full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Stacey1;]


Jean, the problem is not new but it's been getting more attention lately as the number of renters in the community has increased.
(Rollcue:has increased.)
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Carol Bottomly has been]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Carol Bottomly/Greater Raleigh Court Renter; :13]
[SUPER=01-Skip Hollingsworth/Homeowner; :34]
[SUPER=01-Tam Roop/Roanoke City Planner; :58]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=the same problems.]

((Carol Bottomly has been renting half of this duplex on Laburnum Street for almost 30 years.
She said she's never had a problem with her landlord maintaining and caring for her unit.
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[SOT 15.31.46 - 15.31.55]
[IN Q=This has been]

((CAROL BOTTOMLY/RENTER: THIS HAS BEEN A GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD AND I'VE HAD NO PROBLEM; NO LANDLORD PROBLEMS. EVERYTHING HAS BEEN FINE.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=everything has been fine.]


But, many area residents believe her case is becoming more the exception-- as the rate of multiple-family housing, according to one study, nears 50 percent.
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[SOT 16.54.08 - 16.54.23]
[IN Q=I see with some]

((SKIP HOLLINGSWORTH/HOMEOWNER: I SEE WITH SOME OF THE INCREASE IN RENTAL PROPERTY IN THE AREA GOING UP AND NOT LANDOWNERS THAT ACTUALLY LIVE IN THE BUILDING, I SEE SOME OF THE ARCHITECTURE KEEP-UP COMING DOWN. I ALSO SOMETIMES FEAR FOR MY CHILDREN.)) [RUNS15]
[OUT Q=for my children.]


This is the second of three meetings bringing together landlords, homeowners and renters to work out a solution that will balance the push for rental units against efforts to prevent overcrowding.
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[SOT 16.41.48 - 16.42.10]
[IN Q=When you have]

((TAM ROOP/ROANOKE CITY PLANNER: WHEN YOU HAVE A NEIGHBORHOOD THAT WAS ORIGINALLY BUILT AS A SINGLE-FAMILY AND THAT HAS BEEN AS I MENTIONED IN THE '60S ZONED MULTI-FAMILY WHAT YOU HAVE IS REAL STRESSES IN TERMS OF PARKING AND A GOOD BIT OF ADDITIONAL TRAFFIC FROM THE ADDITIONAL PEOPLE LIVING IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD THAT IT WASN'T REALLY ORIGINALLY BUILT FOR.)) [RUNS22]
[OUT Q=originally built for.]


Roop said city officials are following the meetings closely and eventually hope to use the solutions that come out of it in other parts of the city facing the same problems.))
[Live= Stacey Full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]


The next meeting is scheduled for May 26th --
[Double Boxes=Jean/STacey -- Newsroom]

and officials hope to complete the process and come up with a solution shortly after that.
Jean ??..

[Water-Shortage]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-9 1:50:32]
[GRAPHIC=Water Conservation]


The rain today helped a little.
But it's going to take a lot more to relieve the water shortage in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The city has been asking residents to cut back their water usage voluntarily.
But so far, it hasn't had a noticeable effect on Carvins Cove.
The city's main reservoir is almost 19 feet below full pond.
If it drops another five feet, the city will enact MANDATORY water restrictions since the VOLUNTARY cutbacks aren't helping.
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[SOT 20:35:42]
[IN Q=not everyone]

((JESSE PURDUE: NOT EVERYONE'S DOING THAT. WE'D HOPE THAT IF WE DON'T GET RAINFALL THINGS ARE GOING TO GET WORSE.))
[SUPER=01-Jesse Purdue/Water Department Manager;]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=GET WORSE]
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[VO-NAT]


On Monday, city council will look over a plan to conserve Roanoke's water supply.
One option is buying water from Salem and from Roanoke County.. that would buy the city some time if this dry spell continues.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey [WX1] [11:00pm] [05/13/1999] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [EFFECT TO] [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER GRAPHICS

[Toss back to anchor][Power-Outages]


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[WRITER=jha]
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Hundreds of Franklin County power customers are in the dark tonight... after lightning struck a transformer.
Just after the incident early this evening 4-thousand customers were left without power in the area of Rocky Mount, Boone's Mill, and Burnt Chimney.
AEP has restored power to all but about 800 customers.
Power should be completely restored sometime overnight.




[Bus-Crash]


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[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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The driver of a Charter bus that crashed Sunday in New Orleans had a history of drug use.
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[VO-NAT]


Authorities say Frank Bedell (Ba-DELL) was fired from bus companies in the 80's and 90's after testing positive for marijuana.
[SUPER=03-New Orleans, LA/Sunday]


Federal investigators also confirm Bedell tested positive for marijuana after his bus veered off the highway on Sunday.
The lead investigator says it's not clear how long before the crash the driver might have smoked marijuana or whether it contributed to the accident.
22 people died in the crash.
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[Kosovo]


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[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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NATO is once again turning out the lights on Belgrade- NATO airstrikes knocked out power in Belgrade and other major cities tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
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Today Serb troops left Kosovo-
Some say it's a sign Slobodon Milosovic is feeling the effects of airstrikes.
Others say the troop pullout is meaningless- pointing out that only 120 soldiers left Kosovo-
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[SOT 20:17:37]
[IN Q=I don't]

((I DON'T THINK IT'S A ANY WITHDRAWL AT ALL QUITE FRANKLY.)) [butt to 14:48:23] ((PRESIDENT MILOSOVIC IS AT LEAST NOW IS ACKNOWLEDGING HIS FORCES HAVE PADI A HEAVY PRICE FOR THEIR ACTIVITIE SIN KOSOVO. THIS IS ONE OF HIS STATEMENTS THAT IS UNDERSTANABLY TRUE.))
[Super=01-Jame Shea/NATO Spokesman; wait til :04!]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=understandably true.]
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[VO-NAT]


The White House says the bombings must continue until NATO demands are met.
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[Missing-Man]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-19 8:58]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Bedford police are asking for your help finding a young man .. who wandered away from his home three days ago, and hasn't been seen since.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]


31- year- old Jonathan David Fink suffers from a low blood sugar condition that can cause confusion if he doesn't maintain his diet.
He is a white male, about 6-1, weighing 160 pounds, with short black hair, hazel eyes and glasses.
He may be wearing a green shirt and tan pants and carrying a small cooler.
Anyone with information should contact the Bedford city police.
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[Young-Sentence]


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He's stood with Virginia governors and senators as a rising star in politics.
He crafted the plan that put an Arthur Ashe statue on Richmond's avenue of Confederate monuments.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; ]


Now former Richmond mayor Leonidas Young is on his way to federal prison.
Young was sentenced to two years in prison today for mail fraud, obstruction of justice, and filing a false tax return.
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[SOT 15:28:07]
[IN Q=Sometimes you]

((REV. LEONIDAS YOUNG/FORMER RICHMOND MAYOR: SOMETIMES YOU CAN GET CAUGHT UP IN A WHIRLWIND AND NOT REALLY REALIZE UNTIL IT'S TOO LATE THAT TOO MANY LINES HAVE BEEN STEPPED ACROSS.))
[SUPER=01-Leonidas Young/Former Richmond Mayor; ]
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[OUT Q=stepped across.]
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[VO-NAT]


Federal prosecutors indicted Young on 14 other counts.
They allege he stole money from an elderly member of his church to support a lavish adulterous lifestyle, and used his mayoral position for personal gain.
Young did NOT plead guilty to those counts as part of his plea agreement-- but he withdrew legal objections surrounding them.
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[Science-Fair]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#=99-21 11:21]
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A Blacksburg high school student is among an elite group after recently winning top honors in the International Science Fair.
Teresa Hamilton has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Nisha]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Nisha Nagarkatti/Blacksburg High School Jr.; :15]
[SUPER=01-Don Linzey/Blue Ridge Science Fair Dir.; :52]
[SUPER=01-Julie Grady/Blacksburg High School Teacher; 1:17 ]
[SUPER=@Teresa2; 1:45]
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[OUT Q=NEWS 7, Blacksburg.]

((
Nisha (Nag-er-kah-tee) Nagarkatti may look like your typical high school junior.
But, in many ways, the 17- year old is in a league of her own.
Since the seventh grade, she's been researching why the human body can't fight cancer.
[sot]
[in q= My parents ]

((NISHA NAGARKATTI/BLACKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR: MY PARENTS HAVE BEEN SUPPORTIVE IN ALL ASPECTS OF MY LIFE, THEY GAVE ME LOTS OF GUIDANCE IN TERMS OF MY RESEARCH PROJECT, BOTH OF THEM ARE SCIENTISTS, THEY WORK AT TECH AND SO WHEN THEY USED TO COME HOME WHEN I WAS YOUNG THEY USED TO TALK ABOUT RESEARCH THEREFORE I GOT INTERESTED AT A YOUNG AGE.))
[RUNS= 18]
[OUT Q= at a young age.]


Nisha's interest in cancer research recently paid off when she displayed her findings and took home top honors at the International Science Fair-- a competition that pitted Nisha against 12-hundred students from 47- countries.
And, while the 17- year old never thought she'd be deemed one of the world's top high school scientists, others weren't surprised.
[sot 16:55:17]
[in q=She is ]

((DON LINZEY/BLUE RIDGE HIGHLANDS REGIONAL SCIENCE FAIR DIR.: SHE IS INDUSTRIOUS AND YOU KNOW SHE DOESN'T GIVE UP, SO SHE HAS BEEN WORKING ON THIS PROJECT FOR THREE YEARS, TOOK HER TO THE INTERNATIONAL FAIR LAST YEAR AND SHE DIDN'T WIN ANYTHING LAST YEAR, SO IT WOULD HAVE BEEN REAL EASY TO GIVE UP SO SHE DIDN'T, SHE STUCK WITH IT.))
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[out q= with it.]


Julie Grady is a teacher at Blacksburg High school and is also one of Nisha's biggest supporters.
[ sot 17:14:21]
[in q=She's extremely]

((JULIE GRADY/BLACKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER: SHE'S EXTREMELY PLEASANT TO WORK WITH AND I THINK HER PEERS ENJOY HER VERY MUCH ALSO, BUT WHAT'S VERY NICE ABOUT WORKING WITH SOMEONE LIKE NISHA IS THAT IT REMINDS TEACHER THAT WE DON'T SEE THE INTELLECTUAL CAPABILITY OF OUR STUDENTS UNTIL WE SEE THEM DO SOMETHING LIKE THIS AND BE SUCCESSFUL AND SO IT'S A REMINDER TO US TO KEEP PUSHING THEM AND CHALLENGING THEM.))
[RUNS= 20]
[OUT Q= challenging them.]


It's a challenge that has truly paid off.
By winning the competition, Nisha took home 137- thousand dollars in scholarships and cash.
She also won an invitation to attend the Nobel Prize ceremony, later this year. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Blacksburg.))
[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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It's not illegal... It's good business.
That's the message American Airlines is giving the feds.
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[VO-NAT]


And local sporting goods score big with young people in Sudan.
It's more than just a game. Details, straight ahead on News 7 at 11.
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[Sports-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=Mike]
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[OUT Q=...in sports."]

((Hey guys this is MIke Stevens back in the News 7 sports office with highlights from a records setting performance by Allen Iverson.
The Express has a new GM, we'll check out the racing action from Richmond.
Plus, Michael Westbrook finally talks to the media and breaks his silly silence.
That stuff and much coming up on the big 7.))
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[Sudan]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=99-8 2:02:48]
[GRAPHIC=Sudan]


Soccer balls may be taken for granted in America, but they are greatly appreciated in some other countries like Africa's largest nation -- torn apart by poverty and civil war.
Steve Mason has the story, from Sudan.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=03-Sudan/April; :00]
[SUPER=01-Arabam John/Soccer Player; :30]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/March; :43]
[SUPER=01-Charlie Tull/CMT Partner; 1:01]
[SUPER=01-Tiondo Simon/Soccer Player; 1:25]
[SUPER=@Steve1 1:40]
[SUPER=01-John/Sudan Relief Worker; 1:48]
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[OUT Q=News 7"]
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[OSTRICH]
((Chasing an ostrich is hardly sport, these Africans in the Southern Sudan crave football. [nat sound soccer]
In this impoverished country engulfed by a civic war, recreation fields and supplies are almost non- existent. But harsh circumstances cannot crush a child's desire to play soccer. Using rags, These children have made a ball with their bare hands. [nat sound]
CMT partner Charlie Tull, who visisted Sudan last year on a missions trip, decided to act. ((:)) In late march his sporting goods store donated enough soccer shorts to dress three teams, volley ball nets, six volley balls and, most importantly, six soccer balls. ((:))
In this part of Africa, five soccer balls must meet the needs of five thousand children. The delivery prompting a flood of emotion when these supplies were delivered. ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) ((:))
CMT's delivery provides temporary relief for a small area of Sudan, but the shortage is still great. Children are forced to juggle a war, survival and just being a kid in Southern Sudan. Steve Mason, News 7.))

[American]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net-C]
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The Justice Department says American Airlines is monopolizing airline passenger service in and out of Dallas Fort Worth. It's filed an
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dallas, TX/File Tape]


anti-trust lawsuit against the airline- charging American with driving out smaller start up airlines by cutting fares and adding flights.
Prosecutors say when the smaller airlines bailed, American jacked up prices.
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[SOT 15:01:59]
[IN Q=Consumers shouldn't]

((JANET RENO/ATTORNEY GENERAL: CONSUMERS SHOULDN'T HAVE TO PAY SKY HIGH PRICES BECAUSE ONE AIRLINE IS TRYING TO KEEP OUT LOW COST COMPETITORS.)) [Butt to 20:06:50] ((CHRIS CHIAMES/AMERICAN AIRLINES: WE'RE NOT HERE TO MAKE LIFE EASY FOR OTHER AIRLINES. HOME DEPOT IS NOT SITTING AROUND STRATEGIZING ABOUT HOW TO MAKE IT EASIER FOR LOWES TO COMPETE. THAT'S THE NATURE OF THE BUSINESS.))
[SUPER=01-Janet Reno/Attorney General; 00]
[Super=01-Chris Chiames/American Airlines Spokesman; 09]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=OF THE BUSINESS.]
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[VO-NAT]


American claims in all cases the airline simply matched prices in the marketplace.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


The time is ripe for strawberry-picking.
Coming up - we'll tell you where you can find the sweet treats.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus, you think you have hassles.
One Oregon boy can't make it to school without being attacked by a pesky crow.
The story, when we return.
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[lotto]
[SUPER=135-3 1 1/6 8 2 4/3 13 15 20 25]



NIGHT DRAWING=

Pick 3:
3-1-1

(three, one, one)


Pick 4:
6-8-2-4

(six, eight, two, four)


Cash 5:
3-13-15-20-25

(three, thirteen, fifteen, twenty, twenty-five)



[Strawberries]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-13 54:20]
[GRAPHIC=Strawberry Season]


People searched on their hands and knees at a farm in Moneta today --
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;]


for ripe juicy strawberries.
J-D Scott's farm officially opens tomorrow morning but some people just could not wait.
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[SOT 10:22:17]
[SOT 10:14:50]
[IN Q=My grandma]

((LISA BOWMAN/CUSTOMER: MY GRANDMA ASKED ME TO COME AND HELP HER PICK BERRIES FOR MY MOM. BUTT BUTT BUTT BETTY HAUPT/CUSTOMER: I LOVE IT AND I LOVE THE BERRIES AND SO DOES MY FAMILY))
[SUPER=01-Lisa Bowman/Customer;]
[SUPER=01-Betty Haupt/Customer;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=so does my family]
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[VO-NAT]


The Farm Bureau urges growers to bite into this market saying J-D Scott is the only commercial grower in our area.
He says he makes about two thousand dollars per acre.
A bucket that holds more than a gallon of berries cost five bucks -- half what you'll pay in the grocery store.
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[Crow-Attack]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net-D]
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Talk about a tough walk to school-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Portland, OR]


It's not the school yard bully this little boy is hiding from- It's the neighborhood crow.
It seems a black crow has it out for the boy- It swoops down every day picking on Damon.
He even has trouble playing outside.
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[SOT 15:12:09]
[IN Q=Last night]

((LAST NIGHT THEY WERE OUT HERE WITH BATS JUST SO THEY COULD PLAY. IT'S SITS IN THE FUR TREES AND WAITS))
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=and waits.]
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[VO-NAT]


It's been a few months that this has been going on.
Damon hides under his coat taking cover on his daily walk to school.
Experts say the bird is probably protecting a nest or perhaps just having fun.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/Yesterday; :00]


The Washington & Lee men's lacross team that is ranked second in the nation opens the NCAA tournament this Saturday at home at Wilson field against Denison College.
W&L comes in with a 13-and-1 record.
And last year the Generals beat Denison 16-to-13 in the opening round, as well.
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((BYE BYE))



[S-Sixers]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-38]
[GRAPHIC=NBA PLAYOFFS]


Let's begin with the NBA playoffs and in particular the Sixers-Magic game last night that featured a record setting performance by Allen Iverson.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/WTBS; :00]


The often emotional, volatile, and flamboyant guard put on a show last night in game three by scoring 33 points.
But it was how he got them that ut him in the record book. Iverson collected an NBA playoff record 10 steals in the game. The Magic committed 27 turnovers, in all.
The Sixers now lead the best of five
[SUPER=32-Orlando/85/Philadelphia/97;]

game series 2 games to one, and can wrap it up Saturday with another win at home.
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-33]
[GRAPHIC=Express]


A Radford University marketing graduate has been named the new general manager of the Roanoke Express.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 1, 1997; :00]


Tommy Benizio, who was the team's marketing director during the 96-97 season will take over the GM duties on a permanant basis after being named to the ost yesterday by team president Dick Yancey.
Benizio was responsible for coming up with the logo and color changes for the team in 1997.
He'll be formally introduced at a newsconference next Thursday.
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[S-Burton]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-40]
[GRAPHIC=RICHMOND]


The Busch Grand National cars qualified last night in Richmond for tonight's Hardee's 250.
Jason Keller won the pole. Here's a look at the top 25.
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[GO TO CHYRON MOTION]
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[wipe to chyron] [WIPE TO MOTION]
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[SUPER=X5013]
[SUPER=107-1. Jason Keller/124.907/2. Mark Martin//3. Kevin Lepage//4. Dale Earnhardt Jr.//5. Jeff Green;]
[SUPER=X5009]
[SUPER=107-6. Dick Trickle//7. Bobby Hillin Jr.//8. Ernie Irvan//9. Jeff Purvis//10. Mike Dillon;]
[SUPER=X5009]
[SUPER=107-11. Randy LaJoie//12. Jeff Burton//13. Kenny Wallace//14. Elliott Sadler//15. Tony Raines;]
[SUPER=X5009]
[SUPER=107-16. Ken Schrader//17. Jeff Fuller//18. Matt Kenseth//19. Casey Atwood//20. Mike McLaughlin;]
[SUPER=X5009]
[SUPER=107-21. Hermie Sadler//22. Shane Hall//23. Glen Allen Jr.//24. Tony Roper//25. Steve Grissom;]
[RUNS=:25]

[OC...Grissom."]
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[WIPE TO ENG#!!!!!!!!!]
[VO-NAT]


One of the guys to watch all weekend long is Winston Cup points leader Jeff Burton. He qualified 12th tonight and he won this Busch event at Richmond last year.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="You know...]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Burton/Qualified 12th for Hardee's 250; :00]
[RUNS=:28]
[OUT Q=...RACE AT RICHMOND."]
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((BYE BYE))


[S-Jarrett]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-32]
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The Cup cars will qualify at Richmond tomorrow night for Saturday night's Pontiac Excitement 400.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/Last June; :00]


Dale Jarrett would like to see a little less NASCAR flag excitement this week.
Last year he had the race won when NASCAR dropped the red flag instead of the caution with 15 laps to go to clean up the track.
Terry Labonte took advantage of the situation to beat Jarrett in a most bizarre finish.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="Seems that this week...]
[SUPER=01-Dale Jarrett/Finished Second Last Year; :00]
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=...in that position."]
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[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-34]
[GRAPHIC=GOLF]


One of golf's all-time greats, Gene Sarazan, the man known as the squire died today at the age of 97.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Augusta, GA; :00]


Sarazan took part in the Masters ceremonial tee shot last month in Augusta, Georgia.
Each year he would take part in this moment along with Byron Nelson and the legendary Sam Snead.
Sarazan won the 1922 US Open at the age of 20. He is one of only four men to win all four major championships.
He died this morning at a hospital in Naples, Florida from the complications of pneumonia. He had been hospitalized for the past several days.
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[S-Tiger]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-39]
[GRAPHIC=GOLF]


News of his death spread quickly today at the Byron Nelson Classic in Irving, Texas.
Tiger Woods had this to say about Sarazan after he went out and shot a very "Sarazan-like" round of 61 to tie the course record.
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Still to come tonight we'll hear from Redskin Michael Westbrook.
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Yes that right! Westbrook breaks his silience with the media to talk about a variety of topics including his anger management classes.
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The Washington Redskins have been undergoing a ton of changes of late, but no one expected one of those to be Michael Westbrook breaking his self-imposed silence to the media.
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But sure enough yesterday he did just that saying he's tired of playing a "silly game." He answered any and all questions asked of him including
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whether ot not he thought he needed counseling and anger management help after he attacked teammate Stephen Davis in practice in 1997.
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The Washington Mystics of the WNBA have picked up one of the all-time great women's players from UVa.
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Jenny Boucek, who was a four year starter for Debbie Ryan has been named an assistant coach for the Mystics.
The Nashville native averaged 23 points a game while playing in Iceland last season.

Before that she played in the WNBA for the Cleveland Rockers.[Close-ID]


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