[1-News-Head]

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A woman who nearly drowned in the New River day before yesterday offers her account of the loss of her would-be rescuer.
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And the reward for the safe return of a missing southside woman goes to FIFTY- thousand dollars. [WX-Head]
[TALENT=Robin]
[SS=None]


How about a couple of sunny days with temperatures near 80? If that is your pleasure, that's your forecast.

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=Video Open]
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[SOT 13:25:03]
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((HE'S MY HERO.))
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[VO-NAT]


The young woman rescued at McCoy Falls Monday says Jimmy Gilmore would be alive, if he hadn't tried to help her.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.[Rescued-Woman]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#99-11 1:00:13]
[GRAPHIC=River Survivor]


It's an experience 18- year old Jennie Preston will carry with her the rest of her life.
On Monday, the Blacksburg high school student nearly drowned as she drifted farther and farther from the man whose efforts to save her may have cost him his own life.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Teresa/Microwave]


Teresa Hamilton spoke with the young woman this afternoon.
Why do you think Preston agreed to talk about this harrowing experience, Teresa?
[Live=Teresa Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Teresa1;]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]


Keith, talking publicly wasn't easy. It was hard reliving what happened but she wanted to set the record straight and most importantly wanted to thank everyone who had a hand in saving her life.
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[IN Q=Jennie ]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :09 quick!]
[SUPER=07-Jennie Preston; :19]
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[OUT Q=so happy. (double out)]

((
Jennie Preston and her friends were hanging out at McCoy Falls Monday afternoon when they met Jimmy Gilmore and his friends for the first time.
She says the men were nice and everyone was having a great time until the group decided to venture out to the falls.
Preston says she immediately mentioned that she couldn't swim.
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((JIMMY SAID BEFORE WE WENT INTO THE WATER, DON'T WORRY, I'LL LOOK AFTER YOU AND HE TRIED TO, REALLY TRIED TO.))
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She says Gilmore offered to take her across piggyback. But once they entered the water he slipped.
At first they were OK and began to look for her sandal.
But Preston says all of a sudden the water began to rise.
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[IN Q= I was ]

((I WAS JUST LIKE, HELP ME, PLEASE HELP ME, AND HE HAD HIS ARMS OUT AND WAS LOOKING RIGHT AT ME, I COULD SEE IT IN HIS FACE, HE WAS TRYING TO GET ME AND HE JUST COULDN'T REACH ME, I WAS GOING SO FAST.))
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[OUT Q= so fast.]


That was the last time Preston would see Gilmore.
The rapids would carry her down the river-- where she was eventually rescued by several bystanders.
But it was too late to get to Gilmore.
[SOT]
[IN Q= I'm so]

((I'M SO THANKFUL TO THEM, BECAUSE IF IT WASN'T FOR THEM, I WOULD NOT BE HERE, I'M JUST SO SORRY THAT IT HAD TO HAPPEN TO JIMMY BECAUSE HE WAS SO NICE AND EVERYBODY WAS SO HAPPY, WE WERE ALL SO HAPPY, .))
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))


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[Double Boxes=Keith & Teresa/Microwave][Henry-Drugs]



[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-19 13:04]
[GRAPHIC=Henry Co. Drug Bust]


Authorities from Martinsville and Henry County joined forces today for the largest drug bust the county has seen in two years.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.]


64 people were charged with 127 felonies, including selling crack cocaine and marijuana.
Police say the arrests are the result of a 14-month undercover investigation.
They estimate that some of the drug operations made as much as 3-thousand dollars a day.
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[Missing-Woman]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-21 15:26]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The reward is now 50-thousand dollars for the safe return of a missing Pittsylvania County woman.
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[VO-NAT]


37-year old Patty Jo Pulley disappeared without a trace almost five days ago.
[SUPER=03-Caswell Co./Yesterday]


Police found her abandoned truck over the weekend across the state line in North Carolina.
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[Danville-FF]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-10 1:51:24]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The City of Danville has approved a plan to pay firefighters 663-thousand dollars to settle a dispute over unpaid lunchbreaks.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville]


Last year, the firefighters won a federal lawsuit against the city. More than 80 firefighters joined in the lawsuit, charging the city with violating fair labor laws.
They said they were required to perform duties while on meal breaks during their 24-hour shifts.
The firefighters will get what they're owed in unpaid meal breaks, minus taxes and attorney's fees. The firefighters who didn't join the lawsuit will also be paid.
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[SOT 1:11:13 - 1:13:27]
[IN Q=THAT'S WHAT YOU ]
[SUPER=01-Mayor Ruby Archie/Danville]
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[OUT Q=OTHERS ARE GETTING]

((MAYOR RUBY ARCHIE/DANVILLE: THAT'S WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO. IT HAS TO BE AND EQUITABLE THING. YOU CAN'T PAY SOME AND LEAVE THE OTHERS OUT. ALTHOUGH THEY WERE NOT IN THE SUIT, THEY'RE STILL FIREMEN AND THEY'RE STILL ENTITLED TO WHAT THE OTHERS ARE GETTING.))
[ANCHOR=Keith]
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The checks will be sent out next month. [BV-Taxes]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=99-15 29:56]
[GRAPHIC=Taxes]


They protested tax hikes ... now homeowners in Buena Vista are getting some relief.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista;]


City council approved a three-point- three percent across-the-board decrease in real- estate taxes.
The remaining tax revenue will go toward the city's new high school and for flood prevention projects.
The reduction follows several protests from residents last year about rising taxes.
The new rate will go into effect July first.
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[Kroger]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-25 13:38]
[GRAPHIC=Kroger Opening Day]


Four new Kroger stores opened in Western Virginia today with a promise to act a lot like Harris Teeter.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The biggest of them is in Roanoke County.
When Harris Teeter left, some customers worried that specialty foods and customer service might go with it.
But Kroger has launched an all-out assault of friendliness, trying to retain Harris Teeter customers.
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[SOT 2:11:18]
[IN Q=if it's]

((JIM HENINGER/ HEAD MEAT CUTTER: IF IT'S SOMETHING THEY SEE THAT HARRIS TEETER OFFERED, MAYBE WE CAN GET IT FOR THEM. ASK US. ))
[SUPER=01-Jim Heninger/Head Meat Cutter;]
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[OUT Q=ask us]
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[VO-NAT]


By and large, customers liked the fact that nothing besides the signs had changed... though some missed having a bigger choice when it comes to grocery stores.
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[SOT 2:14:37]
[IN Q=it was]

((PAM COOGAN: IT WAS NICE TO HAVE THE COMPETITION BECAUSE YOU COULD GO FROM STORE TO STORE. NOW ALL WE'VE GOT IS FOOD LION AND KROGER.))
[SUPER=01-Pam Coogan/Kroger Shopper;]
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[OUT Q=and kroger]
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[VO-NAT]


Kroger opened today in Roanoke, Farmville and Appomattox.
Five more former Harris Teeters will re-open by the end of the week.
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[HARD MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
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On duty in Albania. Still ahead on News 7, a Roanoke soldier's biggest battle may be with the elements.
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[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]
[IN Q=And I'm]

((AND I'M TINA TENRET. SEE WHAT JOBS ARE AVAILABLE FOR YOU AT A FRANKLIN COUNTY JOB FAIR, AND HOW MUCH MONEY YOU COULD EARN. THAT STORY'S COMING UP.))
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-12 1:08:54]
[GRAPHIC=None]


When the last textile plant in Franklin County closes next month -- it will do more than leave scores of people unemployed.
It punches a huge hole in the local economy, which has traditionally depended on the textile industry.
Tina Tenret went to a job fair today to find out what kinds of jobs are left.
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[IN Q=Hi how are you]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; :08]
[SUPER=04-January; :10]
[SUPER=01-Norma Jones/Job Hunter; :40]
[SUPER=01-Jerry Chance/Job Hunter; 1:05]
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((NAT SOT: HI HOW ARE YOU? WHAT KIND OF POSITIONS DO YOU HAVE AT MODUKRAF?))
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This job fair was made for people like Norma Jones.
She was a supervisor at the Pluma textiles plant until it closed this year.
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[IN Q=ALL I'VE EVER]
((NAT SOT: ALL I'VE EVER DONE IS WORK IN TEXTILES.))
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((NAT SOT: WHAT I'D LIKE TO DO IF YOU HAVE TIME TO FILL OUT AN APPLICATION.))
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Companies like Carilion -- First National Bank and M-W Windows all have openings -- most pay around eight dollars an hour to start.
That's only two thirds what many people were earning at the textiles plants.
So some choose computer training first.
Students get their unemployment benefits extended, and federal grants pay for the courses.
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[SOT11:59:24]
[IN Q=I'm more hopeful now]

((NORMA JONES/JOB HUNTER: I'M MORE HOPEFUL NOW THAN I WAS BEFORE I CAME HERE. I DIDN'T REALIZE WE HAD THIS MANY JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN THE COUNTY.))
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More jobs may be rolling in -- consultants made a video and a new web page to pull Northern Virginia companies into Franklin County.
They say they're closing a deal with a customer service company now.
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[SOT 12:29:30]
[IN Q=They need that]

((JERRY CHANCE/JOB HUNTER: THEY NEED THAT PLUS THEY NEED SOME BLUE COLLAR TYPE JOBS THAT WILL LAST. A LOT OF THESE JOBS AROUND HERE NOW THEY LAY OFF ALL THE TIME.))
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[OUT Q=ALL THE TIME]


Jerry Chance will lose his job next month.
He's spent almost three decades at the J-P-S Converter Plant, but it's closing.
He says if jobs are not here, he and many, many others will leave the area -- in search of a paycheck.
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[SOT 12:21:32]
((NAT SOT: MAYBE WE CAN DO SOME BUSINESS.))
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Tina Tenret News7 Franklin County. [Roanoke-Soldier]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=99-18 19:37]
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A Roanoke woman is among the soldiers now on duty in Albania.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Albania/US Army Video]


From the looks of things there, her biggest enemy may be mud.
The Army distributed video from the base near Tirana, in western Albania.
The soldiers are supporting Apache attack helicopters and artillery rocket systems to be deployed against Serbia.


Specialist Christel Key of Roanoke is among the American troops on this muddy mission
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[IN Q="I wish..]
[SUPER=01-Spec. Christel Key/Army Cook]
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[OUT Q=...all the mud."]
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[VO-NAT]


Specialist Key is a cook for the Fifth Corps, which has helped build this camp from what was an empty field a month ago.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=]
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A see-saw session for stocks on Wall Street, ending on the "plus" side. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
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After moving back and forth, the Dow closed up 50 points at 10 thousand-887. NASDAQ rose 19 points.
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[SUPER=434-h#/15f/h@/67b/hg/34g/h1a/89/ig/45r;][Racetrack-Folo]



[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-13 1:04:30]
[GRAPHIC=Horse Racing]


Horse racing in Virginia is on the rocks.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


The Virginia Racing Commission held off today on punitive sanctions against Colonial Downs.
[SUPER=03-New Kent Co./File Tape]


But the Commission put the state's only parimutuel horse track on notice that it could lose its license.
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[SOT 14:16:05]
[IN Q=We feel like]

((ROBIN TRAYWICK WILLIAMS: WE FEEL LIKE THERE'S A LARGER ISSUE WHICH NEEDS TO BE ADDRESSED, WHICH IS THE OVERALL OPERATION OF COLONIAL DOWNS. CAN THEY OPERATE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THEIR LICENSE? AND THEIR TESTIMONY THE LAST FEW MONTHS HAS LED US TO QUESTION THAT. WHICH IS WHY WE WOULD LIKE TO HAVE A HEARING ON THAT MATTER.))
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[OUT Q=that matter.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Racing Commission says Colonial Downs is focused too much on its profitable off-track betting parlors-- instead of offering more live racing at its New Kent County track.
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[SOT 14;23:57]
[IN Q=The most]

((IAN STEWART/COLONIAL DOWNS: THE MOST IMPORTANT THING EVERYBODY HAS TO REMEMBER IS THAT COLONIAL DOWNS IS A BUSINESS.
AND AS A BUSINESS, IT NEEDS TO EARN A PROFIT. IT CANNOT OPERATE AT A LOSS.))
[SUPER=01-Ian Stewart/Colonial Downs;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=at a loss.]
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[VO-NAT]


No date has been set yet for the comprehensive look into whether the track should keep its license.
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[Gilmore-Roads]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-14 56:36]
[GRAPHIC=None]


There is NO question of the need.
But how will Virginia pay for roads in the future?
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Governor Jim Gilmore today named a new 21 member Commission on Transportation Policy to study the issue.
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[SOT 16:13:43]
[IN Q=I think]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: I THINK THE TIME HAS COME TO THINK NEW. AND ASK OURSELVES ALL OF THE QUESTIONS ABOUT WHAT WE CAN DO TO DO THIS BETTER AND TO IDENTIFY THOSE PROBLEMS.))
[SUPER=@Gilmore;]
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[OUT Q=those problems.]
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[VO-NAT]


A legislative commission has identified a one BILLION dollar gap every year between what the state funds in terms of road construction... and what the needs actually are.
That gap is expected to widen to 2-point-3 BILLION dollars within 20 years.
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[Reenactor]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=99-24 9:47]
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The Battle of Gettysburg will probably be tough for some local elementary students to forget.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Kindergarten through fifth- grade students at Grace Academy spent part of their morning listening to a monologue by civil- war re-enactor Bud Derey (Dairy).
Derey's performance took students back 100 years in the life of his own great- grandfather.
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[SOT 10:02:27]
[IN Q=My great-grandfather]

((BUD DEREY/CIVIL WAR REENACTOR: MY GREAT GRANDFATHER WAS IN GETTYSBURG AND HE WAS WOUNDED IN THE FIRST DAY. I'VE TAKEN A LITTLE LICENSE, I GUESS, AND I'VE PUT HIM IN PICKETT'S CHARGE AND DEMOTED HIM FROM A CAPTAIN TO A SERGEANT. LAUGHS))
[SUPER=01-Bud Derey/Civil War Reenactor;]
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[OUT Q=to a sergeant]
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[VO-NAT]


In the monologue, Derey's great- grandfather is telling his grandson about the war, while sitting on his porch in southwest Virginia.
Derey says be believes it's important for children to know about the past.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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Coming up tonight in sports we will get our kicks with some wicked high school soccer highlights.
We'll check in on Busch Grand National testing in Charlotte.
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[VO-NAT]


And head out to Salem where the City of Champions is all set to host this week's NCAA division two softball championships.
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[S-PH]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-27]
[GRAPHIC=HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER]


The Patrick Henry girls advanced to the RVD soccer championship after rolling past Pulaski County today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Pulaski Co. vs. Patrick Henry; :00]


The Patrick Henry goalie had an extremely slow day. In fact, no one was within shouting distance of her most of the time.
That's because the ball was always in the Pulaski zone. Amy Arthur lifts the ball over the goalie's head and right into the back of the net as Patrick Henry takes a 13-to-nothing lead on the Lady Cougars.
And as if PH wasn't scoring enough on its own, Pulaski accidentally boots in this Patriot corner kick to close out the day - making it 15-to-nothing.
[super=34-Patrick Henry/15/Pulaski Co./0;]


Then to add insult to injury, Pulaski's goalie takes one right in the face on the point blank shot. PH advances to the title game with a 15-to-nothing win.
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[S-Cave]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-26]
[GRAPHIC=Soccer]


On the boys side, News 7 sports learned today that Cave Spring soccer coach Bruce Mahan is stepping down at the end of this season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Cougars vs. Knights; :00]


This is his fifth season as the Knights coach and in that time he has posted an amazing 65-13 and 3 record and four straight RVD district tournament championships. The decision came down to spending more time with his wife and two children.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="when]

((BRUCE MAHAN/11-3 AND 1 RECORD THIS SEASON:))
[SUPER=01-Bruce Mahan/11-3 and 1 Record This Season; :00]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=....great kids like this"]
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[VO-NAT]


Mahan's team wants to send their coach to the state tournament for the first time in his tenure and played strong against Pulaski in the RVD semifinal round today. Watch John Harman find the back of the net on this blast from out in front to make the score 3-1 with 36 minutes left in the game.
[SUPER=34-Cave Spring/7/Pulaski Co./2;]After a Pulaski goal, Zac Holt puts cave up by two again on the header and th

e Knights win 7-2 to advance to the title game where they will meet the winner of the Franklin County/PH game tonight.


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[S-NCAA]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-40 (1:04:07)]
[GRAPHIC=SOFTBALL LOGO]


The best teams in division two softball are in Salem this weekend for the Division Two national championship.
And Roy Stanley says one of the teams in this years tournament has won a national title in Salem before.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :05]
[SUPER=@Roy2; :15]
[SUPER=01-Scott Whitlock/Kennesaw State Head Coach; :25]
[SUPER=01-Julie Eggert/All American First Baseman; :44]
[SUPER=01-Rick Bertagnolli/California Head Coach; 1:08]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=....news 7 sports."]
((NAT SOT))

((The afternoon barbecue allows the teams to have fun and Clown around.
But when the 8 team tournament opens tomorrow at the Moyers Sports Complex the fun is over.
Kennesaw State won back to back titles in 1995 and 96. And Head Coach Scott Whitlock remebers the title that was won in Salem.)) ((SCOTT WHITLOCK/KENNESAW STATE HEAD COACH:)) ((JULIE EGGERT/ALL AMERICAN FIRST BASEMAN:)) ((And that will be necessary for Kennesaw to claim its third championship in the 90'S.
California of Pennsylvania is the two time defending division three champion.
The team started off slow but picked up the pace to earn a shot at a three peat.)) ((RICK BERTAGNOLLI/CALIFORNIA HEAD COACH:)) ((ROY STANDUP:))
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[S-Braves]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-31]
[GRAPHIC=BRAVES]


The Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-to-3 this afternoon at Turner Field.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/Fox; :00]


Brian Jordan ripped a grand slam to key the victory.
The blast off Francisco Cordova came in the sixth inning and erased a 3-to-1 Pirates' lead.
[SUPER=35-Pittsburgh/3/Atlanta/7;]


Tom Glavine got his third win of the season giving up just five hits in 7 innings.
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[S-Skins]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=REDSKINS]


The Washington Redskins impending sale to Daniel Snyder for $800 million dollars is closer to a reality tonight.
The NFL's 8 member finance committee voted unanimously today to recommend the estate of the late Jack Kent Cooke sell him the team.
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