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Two dead in a Roanoke house fire- -though authorities say it wasn't the fire that killed the couple.
Details up top on NEWS 7 at SIX.
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[TALENT=Keith]


And it looks like Kroger's wasting no time setting up shop- -hoping you'll think: only the name's been changed.





[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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Tonight in sports, Roanoke Catholic has a new head football coach.
W&L has a date with Denison in Lacrosse, and qualifying is washed out.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus, the Tech men are playing host to an NCAA regional tennis championship this weekend. And surprise - they are playing inside today.
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[WX-Head]
[TALENT=Robin]
[SS=None]


Steady rain seemed to put everybody in a good mood. A few more scattered showers will be around tonight, but we'll dry out by tomorrow afternoon. Details coming up.

[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
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[VO-NAT]


Firefighters put out the flames, then find two bodies inside. And it's a clear case of foul play.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.[Fatal-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#99-7 1:59:20]
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A Roanoke couple died as their house burned around them this morning --
Investigators say someone not only set this fire, but the couple's deaths are also suspicious.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Tina/newsroom]


Tina Tenret is in our newsroom with more.
[Live= Tina full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Tina1;]


Keith, the victims are 53-year-old Steven Beard and 54-year-old Margaret Beard.
Investigators say their bodies were not burned and it was NOT the fire that killed them.
In fact, the medical examiner is still trying to piece together who and what killed them.
(Rollcue:what killed them)
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[SUPER=01-Lt. Marlan Morris/Fire Investigator;]
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[OUT Q=showing who set the fire]


Firefighters found a man and a woman dead in their bed at 1424 Kefauver Road Southheast.
The garage was on fire and investigators say someone had set the house on fire in two places.
They say this fire was no accident.
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[SOT 13:36:17]
[IN Q=In the areas of origin]

((IN THE AREAS OF ORIGIN THERE WERE NO SOURCES OF HEAT THAT COULD HAVE COME TO THAT AREA AND CREATED A FIRE.))
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[OUT Q=created a fire]


But the fire never reached the couple's bedroom, and investigators say they did not die inhaling smoke.
Investigators also say they have plenty of evidence showing WHO set this fire.
[Live=Tina full/Newsroom]


Autopsy results should be ready Monday.
Keith.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Tina/Newsroom]


[Pitts-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=mjo]
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Police are looking for the person who shot a woman as she walked near a Southside Post Office overnight.
The drive-by shooting left 23-year old Jessica Corum of Ridgeway in critical condition.
She was walking near the Cascade Post Office in Pittsylvania County when a car drove by.
Someone inside the car fired a gun, hitting Corum in the chest.



[Man-Found]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Your phone calls to Beford police last night helped them locate a man who'd been missing for four days.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]


31- year- old Jonathan David Fink walked away from his home Monday afternoon.
Fink suffers from a blood sugar disorder that can cause confusion when he's off his diet.
Hikers along the Appalachian Trail spotted Fink today and alerted authorities.
He's back home again, doing fine.
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[Kroger]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#99-9 1:54:15]
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The old Harris Teeters have new occupants tonight.
Kroger began moving in ... and said it won't take long to have the shelves fully stocked.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Scott/Microwave]


Scott Goldberg is in Cave Spring tonight ... at a grocery store that WAS popular ... and, Kroger hopes, will stay that way.
[Live=Scott Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Scott1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke Co.;]


Keith, Kroger realized the best way to change something around here is to make sure just about everything stays the same.
That's why it plans to carry the same specialty items as Harris Teeter.
And it's using a former Harris Teeter employee to train new workers ... teaching the same customer service skills that made this grocery store popular.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]
[SUPER=01-Terry Creaturo/Wine Expert;]
[SUPER=01-Archie Fralin/Kroger Advertising Director;]
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((NATS: STOCKING SHELVES))
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As the stockers spent their first day filling shelves, pumping life into a new Kroger ... one new employee remembered the day Harris Teeter died.
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[SOT 8:37:14]
[IN Q=it was]

((TERRY: IT WAS SAD AT FIRST. BUT BECAUSE I KNOW ALL THE WINE IS COMING BACK, I'M EXCITED ABOUT THAT.))
[RUNS=05]
[OUT Q=ABOUT THAT]


Terry Creaturo is one reason people had a hard time letting go of Harris Teeter.
She prided herself on customer service...always helping shoppers pick a perfect vintage.
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[SOT 8:38:08]
[IN Q=i'm EATING]

((SCOTT GOLDBERG: I'M EATING SPAGHETTI. I LIKE RED WINES. A CABERNET OR MERLOT. TERRY: OK, IF YOU LIKE CABERNET I HAVE A CABERNET BLEND THAT IS KIND OF A CHIANTI STYLE THAT WILL GO GREAT WITH THAT.))
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[OUT Q=WITH THAT]

[terry at table with notes]
Kroger hired Terry to train other employees...
Because the biggest chain of grocery stores in the Valley knows size isn't everything.
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[SOT 2:12:21]
[IN Q=we recognize]

((ARCHIE FRALIN/KROGER: WE RECOGNIZE THAT PEOPLE AREN'T GOING TO SHOP WITH US JUST BECAUSE WE HAVE A LOT OF LOCATIONS. WE KNOW WE'VE GOT TO EARN THAT TRUST, WE'VE GOT TO EARN THAT LOYALTY.))
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[OUT Q=THAT LOYALTY]
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((NATSOUND: MOVING ITEMS ... STOCKING))
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Kroger insists the biggest change at its new stores will be its name.
A third of the new employees used to work at Harris Teeter.
Popular items like the sushi bar will stay.
And if Terry Creaturo has anything to do with it ... so too will the attitude she and colleagues shared at their old job.
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[SOT 8:40:30]
[IN Q=everything]

((TERRY: EVERYTHING ELSE IS SECONDARY. IF YOU DON'T TAKE CARE OF YOUR CUSTOMERS FIRST, YOU MIGHT AS WELL NOT HAVE YOUR DOORS OPEN.))
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If all goes as planned, the new Krogers will open to shoppers in a week to 10 days.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Scott/Microwave]
Keith[Tease#1]

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=NONE]


Still ahead on News 7, you'll see how fish are now able to make their way from Chesapeake Bay all the way UP-stream to Lynchburg. The Herring and Shad are coming.
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[VO-NAT]
And descendants of a Thomas Jefferson slave are coming to the Jefferson family reunion this weekend. (///// SOT

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[SOT 12:16:23]
[IN Q=What we're really]

((MICHELLE COOLEY-QUILLE/HEMINGS DESCENDANT: WHAT WE'RE REALLY STRIVING FOR IS EQUITY AND RIGHTS AND PRIVILEDGES...EQUITY THAT WE DESERVE TO EXPERIENCE BY OUR BIRTH RIGHT))
[SUPER=01-Michelle Cooley-Quille/ Hemings Descendant]
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[OUT Q=by our birth right]
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They're fighting for admission into the Monticello Association.
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For the first time descendants of Thomas Jefferson's slave, Sally Hemings, have been invited to the Jefferson family reunion. It's this weekend .
Joy Sutton visited Monticello today.
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((
Since the 1800's there have been rumors that Thomas Jefferson and his slave Sally Hemings were having a relationship.

And now D-N-A evidence links Jefferson as the likely father of at least one of Hemings children.
Lucian Truscott is a descendant of Thomas Jefferson and member of the Monticello Association...he says Hemings descendants are his cousins and therefore should be members of the assocition....despite the hesitation of some members who say there still needs to be more evidence before making a decision.
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[IN Q=It seems like they've]

((LUCIAN TRUSCOTT/MONTICELLO ASSOCIATION: IT SEEM LIKE THEY'VE DECIDED TO RUN THE MONTICELLO ASSOCIATION LIKE..IN THE NAME OF OF THOMAS JEFFERSON..MY 5TH GREAT GRANDFATHER..LIKE A CHEAP DINER ON ROUTE 29 IN 1951..NOT ALLOWING BLACKS TO BE SEATED))
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Truscott says the extremes to which the association is forcing the Hemings descendants to prove their heritage..is not fair
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[SOT 12:11:06]
[IN Q=They didn't ask]

((LUCIAN TRUSCOTT: THEY DIDN'T ASK ME FOR DNA..THEY DIDN'T ASK ME TO DRAW MY BLOOD..IT'S UNFAIR,IT'S WRONG))
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Michelle Cooley-Quille is a Hemings descendants she says documentation already exists and now she wants her rightful place in history.
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[SOT 12:03:05]
[IN Q=Many of Sally]

((JOY SUTTON: MANY OF SALLY HEMINGS DESCENDANTS SAY THEY FEEL IT'S THEIR RIGHT TO BE BURIED INSIDE THE MONTICELLO ASSOCIATION CEMETERY..THEY SAY THE WANT TO BE BURIED ALONG SIDE THOMAS JEFFERSON AND AND OTHER DESCENDANTS))
[OUT Q=and other descendants]
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[SOT 12:17:05]
[IN Q=By birthright]

((MICHELLE COOLEY-QUILLE/HEMINGS DESCENDANT: BY BIRTHRIGHT WE HAVE A RIGHT TO BE THERE AND SO BY BECOMING MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION THAT WILL INFACT ALLOW US TO HAVE ACCESS TO THE CEMETERY))
[OUT Q=access to the cemetery]


Monticello will be one of the places the families will gather. Lucian and Michelle are hoping the families will find their common bond...and help change the face of race in America.
Joy Sutton, News-7.))
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[ANCHOR=KEITH]

[GRAPHIC]
More than 30 Hemings descendants are expected to attend the reunion... The Monticello Association will have to change its' constitution to admit the descendants...and will vote on the matter later this year.













[Relay]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Volunteers will be lacing up their shoes this evening and into tomorrow to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
It's all part of the "Relay for Life" fundraiser.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Wytheville;]


Communities all across Southwest Virginia are taking part in the annual fundraiser.
Earlier today, volunteers in Wytheville began setting up.
Last year, Wythe County residents raised 100-thousand dollars and were ranked number ONE in the nation for a community of their size.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Graduation speeches are always filled with advice about life changes and how to handle adversity.
Probably no one knows that better than this year's commencement speaker at Lynchburg College.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Edward "Bernie" Bernatavicius (ber-nuh-TAH-vitch) is an L-C alumnus himself.
But three weeks before he graduated in 1994, he was paralyzed in a drive- by shooting.
Confined to a wheelchair, Bernie went on to law school and is currently clerking for a judge in New Jersey.
He'll have some words of wisdom for this year's graduating class.
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[SOT 14:22:32]
[IN Q=Most of it's]

((BERNIE BERNATAVICIUS/LC COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: MOST OF IT'S A SECRET, CAN'T GIVE TOO MUCH OF IT AWAY ALREADY, BUT JUST TALK ABOUT SOME OF THE CHANGES THEY'RE GOING THROUGH IN THEIR LIVES AND HOW BEST TO DEAL WITH THOSE CHANGES.))
[SUPER=01-Bernie Bernatavicius/LC Commencement Speaker]
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[OUT Q=with those changes.]
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We'll hear more from Bernie in this week's "Virginia Profile", Sunday morning on News7.
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A dramatic jump in consumer prices sent Wall Street into a nose dive. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
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The shad are coming.
For the first time in nearly 200 years, migratory shad and herring can get as far upriver as Lynchburg to spawn.
Ellen Qualls reports on the final fish ladder that gets them from the ocean to central Virginia.
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[SUPER=03-Henrico Co.; :00]
[SUPER=@Ellen2; :23 ]
[SUPER=01-David Whitehurst/Virginia Game & Inland Fisheries; :48]
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(( It was a colossal undertaking.
A 1-point-4 million dollar concrete feat of engineering on the otherwise serene James River near Richmond.
There's a mildly racy joke in the fishing community: what did the fish say when it hit its head going upriver?
Dam.
Dams built in Virginia in the 1800s made commerce more feasible-- but absolutely devastated the native fish population, which traveled every year from the ocean to the far reaches of Virginia riverways to spawn.
Now, thanks to the Bosher's Dam fish ladder, the shad are coming back... along with their skittish companions: carp, catfish, smallmouth bass, and other fish which already exist upstream.
Each of the background squares is six inches.
The shad especially would be fun fish to catch.
[sot 11:00:22 ]

((DAVID WHITEHURST/VIRGINIA GAME & INLAND FISHERIES: THEY ARE OUTSTANDING ...FIGHT REAL HARD.))
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State officials raised mostly private money for the fish ladder.
But they predict an annual return of five to seven million dollars.
[sot 10:59:20]

((DAVID WHITEHURST/VIRGINIA GAME & INLAND FISHERIES: IT COMES FROM MONEY THAT THE FISHERMEN WOULD SPEND TO COME UP AND FISH FOR THESE FISH. YOU'D HAVE A TREMENDOUS NUMBER OF RECREATIONAL FISHERMEN. IN FACT, MY DREAM IS TO SEE THE JAMES RIVER IN RICHMOND AWASH WITH FISHERMEN IN THE SPRING.))
[runs=:16]


The fish ladder and other dam passes in Richmond now open up 137 miles more of the James River to these fish... right now, the largest inland access on the east coast.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Henrico County.))


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Coming up tonight in sports, qualifying at Richmond is a wash. Roanoke Catholic has a new head football coach.
Tech is hosting some NCAA tennis action this weekend,
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[VO-NAT]


And Washington and Lee is getting set to host its opening round NCAA lacrosse match tomorrow.
We'll hear from the Generals right after this.
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[S-Cooke]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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We begin tonight with news from the Friday Football Extra front, as one of the area's top coaches is being replaced this evening.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Friday Football Extra; :00]


John Cooke, the head coach and athletic director at Roanoke Catholic is stepping down.
Cooke led the Celtics to the 1994 state private school championship and had become a fixture at the school, where he will remain as a teacher.
He is being replaced by his good friend Paul Moyer, who served as as assistant in the mid-90's at Roanoke Catholic while his son PJ starred on the team.
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=FFE]


Catholic officials sent a letter home with each student today informing them of the change.
[GRAPHIC=MOYER]


Moyer is a long time recreation coach in the area, and is currently the athletic director for the Inner City Athletic Association.

[S-W&L]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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The Washington & Lee men's lacrosse team is enjoying its finest season in a over a decade this year.
The Generals are ranked second in the nation in division three as they get set to host their opening NCAA tournament match tomorrow at Wilson Field.
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[VO NAT ENG#]
[SUPER=03-Lexington; :00]


The Generals take on Denison College out of Ohio tomorrow at one o'clock. W&L beat Denison last year, but to do the same tomorrow the Generals will have to handle their pressure.
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[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Jim Stagnitta/W& L Head Lacrosse Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Charlie Antrim/W&L Defenseman; :24]
[SUPER=01-Tom Super/W&L Midfielder; :41]
[SUPER=01-Wes Hays/W&L Goalie; :54]
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[OUT Q=...as a whole."]
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[S-Tennis]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-39 (53:59)]
[GRAPHIC=NCAA LOGO]


The Burrows-Burleson tennis center on the Tech campus is the site of this weekend's N-C-A-A tennis tournament.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :]


Because of the rain, today's action was moved inside. The Hokies are currently ranked 54-th in the country and they say playing on their home courts give them a slight advantage on the field.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="We Know...]
[SUPER=01-Jim Thompson/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :]
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[OUT Q=......We'll see."]
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[VO-NAT]


Tech advanced to the regional finals last year. Senior Aaron Marchetti is the Hokies number one player and the rest of the team is made up of under classmen.
But this Tech team is familar with competition at the national level.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="Most of....]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=.....at this level.]
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[TALENT=Mike]
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The Hokies played V-C-U in today's afternoon match.
This morning 16-th ranked Alabama beat Hampton University 4 to 1.
The winners play for the regional title tomorrow morning at 11.

[S-Ricky]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-42]
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Finally tonight we leave you with word that heisman trophy winner Ricky Williams has signed with New Orleans Saints.
Williams inked an 8 year deal that includes a signing bonus of $9 million bucks.
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[IN Q="The thing about...]

((RICKY WILLIAMS/SIGNS WITH SAINTS:))
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Depending on his play, Williams will make between 11 and 68 million bucks.


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It looks like one of the few remaining drive-in theaters in Virginia won't be opening this summer.
[Double Boxes=Keith/Jean--Newsroom]


Jean Jadhon is live in the newsroom with more.
[Live= Full/Jean--Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Jean1;]


Keith, Hull's drive-in in Rockbridge County is one of less than half-a-dozen left in the Commonwealth.
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[VONAT] [use file 98-41; TC 8:52]
And, this is reportedly the first time in almost 50 years that it hasn't opened for its annual summer season.
The problem is out-dated projectors and equipment that will cost the owners about 60 thousand dollars to replace.
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[Double Boxes=Keith/Jean--Newsroom]


We'll hear from area residents and find out more about the future of the drive-in coming up tonight on News 7 at 11.


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