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Coming up-
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Investigators arrive at the site of a fatal plane crash- News 7's Joy Sutton will have a live report.
Word now that a suspected serial killer was in custody five times and let go-
Plus qualifying results from Daytona- in sports-
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[Talent=Jean]


And Robin with your Holiday forecast-
News 7 is next.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's bad]

((IT'S BAD. IT'S TORN UP. THE PLANE SCATTERED ALL OVER THE BACK IN THERE.))
[RUNS=05]
[OUT Q=back in there.]
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[VO-NAT]


A twin-engine plane goes down in the Shenandoah Valley.
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[Augusta-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#99-24 47:45]
[GRAPHIC=Plane Crash]


The National Transportation Safety Board has arrived to begin investigating the crash that killed at least one man.
[TAKE MAP FULL SCREEN]
It took place in a mountainous region of Augusta County in the George Washington National Forest -
[Double Boxes=Jean/Starlink]


Joy Sutton joins us from Augusta County.
[Live= Full/Starlink]
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(Rollcue: who is the pilot.)
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[OUT Q=human remains.]
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[F16-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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An F-16 Air Force fighter jet crashed today-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Okeechobee, FL]

killing the pilot.
The plane was one of four flying out of the Homestead Air Reserve Base south of Miami.
The jet was on a training mission just north of Lake Okeechobee when it went down.
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[Serial-Killer]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net A]
[GRAPHIC=Ramirez Manhunt]


A case of the nation's most wanted has now become a case of the nation's most embarrassing.
The justice department is investigating how two of its leading crime fighting units let a suspected serial killer slip through their fingers not once, but time and time again. Lee Cowan has more.
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[SOT]
[Super=01-Doris Meissner/INS Commissioner; 31]
[SUPER=01-Lee Cowan/Reporting;]
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[OUT Q=Washington DC]

((RAFAEL RESENDES RAMIREZ - NOW SUSPECTED OF 8 MURDERS IN 3 STATES - HAS BEEN ARRESTED, PHOTOGRAPHED AND FINGERPRINTED AT THE MEXICAN BORDER BY THE INS - BUT WAS RELEASED - AT LEAST 5 TIMES -- DESPITE A CRIMINAL RECORD DATING BACK SOME 20 YEARS. THE PROBLEM: A CASE OF CYBER MISCOMMUNICATION - THE MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR I-N-S COMPUTER ISN'T COMPATIBLE WITH THE F-B-I'S MAIN COMPUTER - AND THEREFORE THE PIECES OF THE PUZZLE NEVER FIT TOGETHER. DORIS MEISSNER//INS COMMISSIONER: 'The systems that we have for checking this information, they have contained the information in various pieces, but it did not come together as fully as it might have." THE RESULT MAY HAVE BEEN DEADLY. JUST TWO DAYS AFTER THE INS LET HIM WALK THE LAST TIME - HE'S BELIEVED TO HAVE KILLED AN 73 YEAR OLD WOMAN IN WEIMAR, TEXAS. A DAY LATER HE SUSPECTED OF KILLING A 26 YEAR OLD SCHOOL TEACHER.
- TWO WEEKS AFTER THAT, - TWO MORE BODIES --- AND RAMIREZ IS STILL ON

THE RUN. Lee Cowan, CBS News, Washington."))


[Whorley]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#=99-16 1:36:51]
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A grand jury will now consider the charges against the 62- year old accused of shooting and killing a Pulaski County high school student earlier this year.
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[VO-NAT]


A judge forwarded the case after learning 17-year old Terry Dunagon asked Kenneth Whorley NOT to kill her just moments before he pulled the trigger.
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Whorley told investigators he had the gun out at his home back in April showing it to Dunagon and a friend.
But Whorley repeatedly told police he did NOT know it was loaded when he pointed it in Dunagon's direction.
The 17-year old was shot once in the neck.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The biggest]
(DOUG SCHOEDER/ASSISTANT PROSECUTOR: THE BIGGEST TRAGEDY IN THIS CASE THOUGH IS THAT THE VOID CREATED IN THE HEART OF T

HE GRANDMOTHER THAT RAISED TERRY AND PROBABLY IN HE HEARTS OF EVERYONE WHO KNOWS THIS GIRL.)
[SUPER=01-Doug Schroeder/Assistant Prosecutor; :00]
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[OUT Q=know this girl.]
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[VO-NAT]


Whorley told police he doesn't know why he pulled the trigger.
He was being held without bond until today when the judge set it at 250-thousand dollars.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey [WX1] [11:00pm] [07/01/1999] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Danville-Manager]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-15 1:22:37]
[GRAPHIC=Ray Griffin Fired]


Danville's City Council added insult to injury for City Manager Ray Griffin Junior today.
They fired him... just one day after he handed in his resignation.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


City Council voted to end his 7 years of work for the city.
Council members reluctantly spoke out for the first time about WHY they wanted Griffin to leave.
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[SOT 1:13:15 - :30]
[IN Q=There were instances where]
[SUPER=01-Ruby Archie/Danville Mayor;]

((RUBY ARCHIE/DANVILLE MAYOR: THERE WERE INSTANCES WHERE WE ASKED HIM TO DO CERTAIN THINGS THAT HE PUT ON THE BACK BURNER, MAYBE. AND SO WE THOUGHT THAT WE COULD GET A CHANGE AND SEE SOME OF THOSE THINGS IMPLEMENTED FASTER..))
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[OUT Q=those things implemented faster.]
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[VO-NAT]


Earlier this month, Council agreed to let Griffin stay through the end of the year.
Griffin says Council is violating that contract by firing him.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Griffin will receive three months severance pay.
City Council will start its search for a new manager next week.

[Welfare-Reform]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=equ]
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[GRAPHIC=Welfare Reform]


Today is the five year anniversary of welfare reform in Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape;]


State officials are crowing about the statistics: a 52-percent caseload reduction, 30-thousand welfare recipients have gotten jobs, and they've earned 130-million dollars over the five years.
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[SOT 14:20:19]
[IN Q=It was the]

((CLARENCE CARTER/VIRGINIA SOCIAL SERVICES COMMISSIONER: IT WAS THE RIGHT THING TO DO, AND WE SIMPLY HAVE TO WORK TO MAKE IT THE BEST INITIATIVE POSSIBLE. BUT IT WAS ABSOLUTELY THE RIGHT PUBLIC POLICY.))
[SUPER=01-Clarence Carter/Virginia Social Services; ]
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The five year old program puts limits on how long families can receive assistance.

[Panda]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
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[TAPE#99-17 1:14:28]
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Dentists in Virginia are learning to spot a problem that's much worse than bad oral hygiene.
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[VO-NAT]
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The Panda program -- which stands for Prevent Abuse and Neglect through Dental Awareness -- is educating dentists on the signs to look for in an abused child.
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[IN Q=Less than]

((DR. GEORGE LEVICKI/DELTA DENTAL: LESS THAN POINT-FOUR PERCENT OF THEM HAVE BEEN REPORTED BY DENTISTS, THAT'S WHY WE THINK IT'S SO CRITICAL TO RAISE THE DENTAL COMMUNITIES AWARENESS OF THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF CHILD ABUSE.))
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[VO NAT]
Levicki (luh-VIK--ee) says 65-percent of all child abuse injuries include trauma to the head, or mouth areas in which dentists specialize.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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Still ahead - a groundbreaking at one plant that's expected to bring over one thousand new jobs to Southwest Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]


And a nightmare in the French Alps as a cable car plummets to the ground - killing everyone on board. The story, coming up.
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[Sports-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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((Hey everybody this is Mike Stevens in News 7 sports office with qualifying results from Daytona. The US women come from behind to beat the Germans.
We'll check on the state am in Boonsboro, get an autograph or two from the Barbers, and see the Hornets top draft pick in few minutes here on the Big 7.))
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[Volvo-Trucks]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#=99-18 1:03:10]
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The wheels are already rolling on Volvo's 148- million dollar expansion.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin;]


Ground was broken today at the Pulaski county plant to celebrate-
Actual construction is expected to begin in December but already 600- new employees have been hired and a second shift has been added.
The project was made possible, in part, by legislation approved by the general assembly.
It will allow Volvo to benefit from a number of tax credits, incentives and grants.
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[IN Q=It will ]
(JIM GILMORE: IT WILL CREATE MORE OPPORTUNITY THROUGHOUT FRANKLY A LOT OF INDUSTRIES INTO THE ENTIRE WESTERN PART OF VI

RGINIA AND THAT'S WHAT I WANT TO DO I WANT TO BRING NEW INDUSTRY TO SWVA AND MAKE SURE THAT ALL OF OUR REGIONS RISE AT THE SAME TIME AND EXPAND AT THE SAME TIME.)
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[OUT Q=at the same time.]
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[VO-NAT]


Volvo officials say the expansion is the result of increased demand for the company's commercial trucks.
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[Cable-car]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
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A gondola crash kills 20 people in the French Alps.
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[VO-NAT]
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Authorities believe a cable snapped near the top of the lift- sending the car 260 feet to the ground- but they're not sure of the cause.
The car had recently been inspected and was thought to be in "perfect working condition".
The cable car was filled with people on their way to work at an observatory on top of the mountain.
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[Y2K]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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President Clinton is expected to sign a Y-2-K bill that's just passed Congress.
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[pinnacle]
It will limit lawsuits that might be filed if computers act up come January first.
Business groups pushed the measure- but at least one consumer organization says it's a sell out.
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[Paintings]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
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The Art Museum of Western Virginia added some pricey new art to it's collection -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Today the Museum unveiled three paintings - worth two million dollars. The largest and most expensive piece is "Across the Park," by 19th Century impressionist Childe Hassam. It was recently bought for one million dollars at a recent New York auction...some said it might be worth twice that.
"Woodchopper in the Adirondacks" by well known artist Winslow Homer and a portrait by Irving Ramsey Wiles were also unveiled. The Wiles portrait came courtesy of Heywood Fralin and the HORACE Fralin Charitable Trust.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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When News 7 returns - how George Jones' car accident is serving as a warning to Independence Day drivers.
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[VO-NAT]


And she thought she would try her luck.
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[SOT]

[14:49:58-14:50:02]
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((I JUST FIGURE HEY ITS A BIG JACKPOT. MIGHT AS WELL EVERYONE ELSE IS SO...))
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[vo-nat]
Now she's 78-million dollars richer.
Stick around.
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[lotto]
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NIGHT DRAWING=

Pick 3:
3-9-9

(three, nine, nine)


Pick 4:
2-1-5-0

(two, one, five, zero)


Cash 5:
10-16-25-30-34

(ten, sixteen, twenty-five, thirty, thirty-four)




[Video]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=chr]
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Nashville motorists are now getting a reminder every day of the crash that nearly killed country music superstar George Jones....
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In tonight's Video of the Day-
Jones' wrecked S-U-V now hangs from a crane over the country music capital... along with a sign warning of the dangers of drinking and driving.
It's part of a radio promotion to encourage drivers to stay safe on the Fourth of July weekend.
Jones admitted he was drinking the day he rammed his S-U-V into a bridge abuttment and nearly died.
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[Lake-Drought]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Brief showers in our region today won't do much to help boaters this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;]


The drought has caused Smith Mountain Lake to drop so much that boaters risk running aground in shallow water.
Rocks, trees and bars of land poke through the water -- or worse -- hide just underneath the surface.
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((TOM WIBERG/CAPTAIN'S QUARTERS MARINA: THIS IS ONE OF THE REAL REASONS PEOPLE TEAR UP THEIR ENGINES OR THEIR PROPELLERS BECAUSE THEY GET TOO CLOSE TO THE SHOALS OR RUN RIGHT ACROSS THEM.))
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[VO-NAT]


Propeller damage can cost a boat renter upwards of 150 dollars.
Marina owners caution people to stay in the middle of the channel this weekend, at least 50-feet from the shore.
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[Almanac]


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[WRITER=rre]
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We begin the month of July with a needed shower but it's barely a drop in the bucket thanks to a persistent drought. Patrick Evans has the normals for July.
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[Weather] [07/01/1999] [EFFECT TO]COMING OFF THE WEATHER ALMANAC [WXPRO/FULL] Current Statistics Weather Statistics [ESS/FULL]AMS SEAL [AUDIO CART] [MUSIC UNDER] [COMMERCIAL] [CK/CHYRON/VIEWERNET] [CK/WXPRO]WEATHER MAPS [CK/CHYRON/5 PAGES] FORECASTS [ESS/FULL] EXTENDED FORECAST [Forecasts]
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[SUPER=333-Cloudy And/Mild/66-68/Humid With/More Showers/84-88]
[SUPER=334-Mostly/Cloudy/65-68/Partly Sunny/And Humid/84-86]

[SUPER=X5001][S-Extra]



[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=Extra & SP-39]
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Qualifying results from Daytona are coming up, plus world cup soccer, state am golf, autograph signings at Kroger, and a possible return to the valley for Anzalone.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Fort Mill, SC; :00]


But first in tonight's Extra Point, guard Baron Davis, the third overall pick in last night's draft mugged for photographers this afternoon along with GM Bob Bass and head coach Paul Silas.
He is the highest draft pick out of UCLA since David Greenwood was taken second in 1979.
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[S-Qualify]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-32]
[GRAPHIC=PEPSI 400]


The Winston Cup warriors returned to Daytona yesterday to work on their tans in the day and race at night. Qualify was on tap yesterday evening for tomorrow night's primetime Pepsi 400.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL/espn2; :00]


Ricky Rudd, who found out Wednesday that Tide is leaving his team at the end of the season after eight great years, almost pulled off the ultimate Proctor and Gamble payback as he just missed winning the pole.
He'll start second right behind front row Joe Nemechek, who ripped off a wicked lap at 194 point 860 miles an hour to take the top spots. Here the top 25.
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[SUPER=0107-1. Joe Nemechek/194.860/2. Ricky Rudd/194.574/3. Mark Martin//4. Chad Little//5. Rusty Wallace//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-6. Tony Stewart//7. Sterling Marlin//8. Mike Skinner//9. Bobby Labonte//10. Dale Earnhardt//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-11. Jeff Gordon//12. Dale Jarrett//13. Michael Waltrip//14. Bill Elliott//15. Wally Dallenbach//;]
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[SUPER=0107-16. Jerry Nadeau//17. Jimmy Spencer//18. Bobby Hamilton//19. John Andretti//20. Jeremy Mayfield//;]
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[SUPER=0107-21. Geoffrey Bodine//22. Dave Marcis//23. Buckshot Jones//24. Kenny Irwin//25. Ward Burton//;]
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[S-Mast]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Orlando, FL; :00]


Rick Mast was ____ fastest last night. He spent yesterday morning in Orlando at the NASCAR cafe showing off his new "Woody Woodpecker" machine.
The Universal Studios sponsored Ford is looking forward to a big weekend of promotion and performance in the Pepsi 400, which airs LIVE on WDBJ-7 tomorrow night at eight.
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[S-Soccer]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-35]
[GRAPHIC=SOCCER]


The United States women are in the World Cup semi-finals after beating Germany last night 3-to-2.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Raljon, MD/ESPN; :00]


The game was played at Jack Kent Cooke Stadium in Raljon, Maryland.
The Americans were behind two-to-1 at halftime, but in the second half Brandi Chastain would tie the game at the 49 minute mark.
And then Joy Fawcett would get the winner on this header. The US wins 3-to-2 and advances to the semi-finals Sunday at Stanford.
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((BYE BYE))


[S-Frank]


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


Former Express boss Frank Anzalone, who spent this past year, as head coach of the Lowell Lochmonsters, will either be returning to the ECHL next year to coach or he may come back to Roanoke to teach.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/1998 Season; :00]


Anzalone has talked at length with the Florence, South Carolina based Pee Dee Pride about joining them as a head coach for next season.
He also confirmed to us that last week he contacted the Roanoke City Schools about a possible job in the system as a physical education teacher.
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[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-38 (1:18:12)]
[GRAPHIC=Golf Logo]


Martinsville's Keith Decker has advanced to the final 8 at the Virginia State Amateur golf tournament.
And Roy Stanley has this report on one of the state's top amateurs.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="Decker...]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Keith Decker/Two Wins Today; :13]
[SUPER=@Roy2; :22]
[SUPER=01-David Partridge/Eliminated Today; :36]
[RUNS=1:03]
[OUT Q=...news 7 sports."]

((Decker last won the amateur championship in 1991. He opened match play this morning with a 3 and 1 win over Bryan Jackson.)) ((KEITH DECKER/ADVANCES TO FINAL 8:)) ((Playing with his best friend David Partridge, Decker missed medalist honors by a stroke after two rounds.
His strategy has changed but Partridge says Decker is very hard to beat when it comes to match play.)) ((DAVID PARTRIDGE/KNOCKED OUT OF MATCH PLAY:)) ((DECKER:)) ((Match play will continue on Friday with the finals scheduled for Saturday.))
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[TALENT=Mike]
[GRAPHIC=Hold Logo]


Matt Mankin of Fincastle is also in the final 8. He'll play medalist Faber Jamerson at 8 in the Mornin.








[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
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Still to come tonight, Steve Mason takes a look at the Barbers' penmenship
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[VO-NAT]


and tells us who else was checking the Twins out tonight in southwest county.
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[S-Sign]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-37 1:07:03]
[GRAPHIC=All-Stars football clinic]


The kids had a day off from the Roanoke Valley All-Stars Football Clinic yesterday, giving Ronde and Tiki Barber time to reminisce about their own childhood in an autograph session at the Route 221 Kroger. Steve Mason explains.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dot Hodges/Tiki's Second Grade Teacher; :09(QUICK)]
[SUPER=01-Tiki Barber/Mrs. Hodges 2nd Grade Student; :15]
[SUPER=01-Emily Pack/Ronde's former Algebra Teacher; :31]
[SUPER=01-Ronde Barber/1993 Cave Spring Graduate; :38]
[SUPER=01-Kent Shiner/1992 Cave Spring Knight Mascot; :50]
[SUPER=@Steve1; 1:07]
[RUNS=1:11]
[OUT Q=news 7 sports"]
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((Tiki's second grade teacher at Green Valley Elementary didn't need her former students ruler to measure his success, Mrs. Hodges just thought he would like it back. ((:)) ((:))
Ronde also signed hundreds off autographs and losing count hardly bothered his former Cave Spring Algebra teacher. ((:)) Also among the hundreds was a former Cave Spring Knight who preceded Tiki in the prestigious role.))
((BYE BYE))


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Rain once again backed things u at Wimbledon today. Only two quarterfinal matches were completed.
Lindesey Davenort beat defending champ Jana Novotna.
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And although it took more than 7 hours because of rain delays, Steffi Graf beat Venus Williams in three sets 6-2, 3-6, and 6-4 to advance to the semi-finals.
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She's just 21 years. She makes nine bucks an hour- and she is the nation's newest multi millionaire.
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Farrah Slad had the only winning ticket for the 150 million dollar powerball game-
She elected to take the lump sum payment of 78 million-
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[SOT 14:50:22]
[IN Q=I'm trying]

((FARRAH SLAD/POWERBALL WINNER: I'M TRYING TO STAY CALM ON THE OUTSIDE ON THE INSIDE, I'M SHAKING YOU KNOW I'M NERVOUS.))
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[OUT Q=I'm nervous.]
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[VO-NAT]


And for the males in the room- they had other questions for Slad.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=16:35:54]

((ARE YOU MARRIED? SLAD: NO. NO I'M NOT. NO NO. LAUGHS.))
[RUNS=04]
[OUT Q=no no. laughs.]
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[vo-nat]
Slad says she'll buy a car and boat and take a vacation to Mexico.
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