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Next on News 7-
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A giant crane collapses at a baseball stadium under construction in Milwaukee, killing several people. Orange Avenue - tonight reaction to last night's talk of re-naming the road.
And a horror movie is capturing attention- We'll check out the Blair Witch Project.
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((WE IDENTIFED THAT WE HAVE THREE FATALITES OF WORKERS.))
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[VO-NAT]


A huge crane collapses at Miller Park in Milwaukee, killing at three people.
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[Crane-Collapse]


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The crane was being used to lift a retractable roof into place when it crumpled at Miller Park.
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[Super=03-Milwaukee, WI;]


The new stadium is being built for the Milwaukee Brewers.
The crane- 480 feet high came crashing down on the west side of the stadium- killing three workers.
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((WE'RE GOING TO BE WORKING WITH OFFICERS WE'RE GOING TO LOOK AT THE STABILITY OF THE AREA AND MAKE SURE WE CAN... AND DO A SECONDARY SEARCH.))
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[vo-nat] The accident also left a 64-year-old crane operator hospitalized with a broken hip.
There's no word on how the accident will affect the timetable for the stadium project-
The Brewers play in the existing county stadium adjacent to the site.
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[Lee-Mural]


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Robert E. Lee is one giant step closer to going back up on Richmond's flood wall.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/July 6]


More than one thousand Richmonders have now spoken out about the revised Civil War mural.
It shows Lee two days after his surrender.
74-percent of residents who responded say the new display is inclusive and balanced.
That's good enough for a 19-member advisory panel, which recommended today that the revised murals go up.
But the Richmond Council member who originally objected to Lee still wants a Council vote on taking the entire display down.
Stay tuned.
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[Orange-Avenue]


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In Richmond a picture sparked controversy - but in Roanoke it's a name.
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[VO-NAT 99-16 1:55:27]
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At last night's planning commission meeting, commissioners voted to recommend to city council that Orange Avenue be renamed Orange Avenue-slash-Martin Luther King Junior Avenue.
Tonight some people who work on Orange Avenue say they're not happy about that decision.
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[SOT 32:23]
[IN Q=REALLY THEY]

((DIANE KOSSOW/BERTIES RESTAURANT: REALLY THEY OUGHT TO JUST LEAVE IT ORANGE AVENUE, IT HAS BEEN THAT WAY FOR YEARS, PEOPLE ARE GOING TO HAVE TO CHANGE THE LETTER HEADS ON THEIR BUSINESS THAT'S A LOT OF AN EXPENSE.))
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The Southern Christian Leadership Council thought up the idea for the name change and says all the expense to businesses to change letter heads and signs will be tax deductible. But some residents like Kathy Hurt who grew up along Orange Avenue, say the change will be confusing.
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[SOT 35:09]
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((KATHY HURT/OPPOSES CHANGE: IT WILL BE HARD FOR PEOPLE WHO GREW UP HERE AND CAME BACK TO KNOW THERE IS A DIFFERENT NAME, PEOPLE WILL BE LIKE WHERE'S THAT AT.))
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[OUT Q=WHERE'S THAT AT]
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[VO-NAT]

City council will make the final decision on the name change.
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[Rail-Killer]


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The man known as the Railroad killer is now charged with capital murder in the state of Texas - a charge that carrires the possibility of the death penalty.
Lee Cowan has the latest from Houston.
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[SUPER=01-Devon Anderson/Asst. Prosecutor; 1:02]
[Super=01-Allen Tanner/Defense Attorney;1:10]
[Super=01-Lee Cowan/CBS News; 1:17]
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(( THE SUSPECTED SERIAL KILLER WHO WALKED INTO COURT AND QUIETLY AGREED TO PLEASD GUILTY TO BURGLARY CHARGES-- SUDDENLY FOUND HIMSELF IN A MUCH MORE DIRE SITUATION. LATE WEDNESDAY-- HOUSTON POLICE SAY THEY FOUND SOMETHING ELSE.

(( SUPER: LT. RON WALKER/HOUSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT )) (( SOT AT 123631 ))

"This morning we got a match on the Hughes Spring case that links it to Mr. Ramirez."
INVESTIGATORS SAY THE MATCH WAS A HANDPRINT FOUND ON THE REAR WINDOW OF LEFFIE MASON'S HOME-- AN 87-YEAR OLD EAST TEXAS WOMAN-- FOUND BEATEN TO DEATH IN 1997. IT WAS ENOUGH TO UP THE TOTAL NUMBER OF KILLINGS TO NINE-- AND ENOUGH FOR PROSECUTORS TO FORMALLY CHARGE THE MAN KNOWN AS THE RAILROAD KILLER WITH CAPITAL MURDER. DREW CARTER/TEXAS RANGER: "We work the case and have physical evidence, but we're like everyone else, there are a lot of things we're wondering about, is why, if this did occur, why?" SO FAR-- ANGEL RESENDEZ-- A NAME HE TOLD THE JUDGE WAS HIS REAL ONE-- IS COOPERATING WITH AUTHORITIES-- ANSWERING QUESTIONS AND APPARENTLY EAGER TO GET THE PROCESS MOVING. BUT-- THAT WAS BEFORE THE TEXAS MURDER CHARGE AND STILL LONG BEFORE DNA EVIDENCE IN ANOTHER CASE IS DUE BACK FROM THE LAB. DEVON ANDERSON/ HARRIS CO. ASST. PROSECUTOR: "If what we know about him is true - then he's your worst nightmare." HIS ATTORNEYS ARE STILL HOPING FOR THE BEST. ALLEN TANNER/RESENDEZ' ATTORNEY ANY TIME SOMEONE TURNS THEMSELVES IN-- IT IS MUCH IN THEIR FAVOR. LEE COWAN: THE CAPITAL MURDER CHARGE IN TEXAS MEANS RESENDEZ WILL NOW FACE THE DEATH PENALTY-- AND IT COULD ALSO MEAN THE TWO OTHER STATES WHERE HE IS A MURDER SUSPECT AS WELL-- MAY NEVER GET THEIR CHANCE TO PROSECUTE. LEE COWAN, CBS NEWS, HOUSTON.))
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Only a month after clearing a state investigation -- a Franklin County home for handicapped and elderly adults is shutting down.
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The Department of Social Services started investigating Franklin Manor last fall for health violations -- and for months the state would not allow new residents into the home.
By the time Franklin Manor got its new license last month, it had lost more than 300-thousand-dollars to empty beds.
It will close in two weeks.
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[SOT 11:27:03]
[IN Q=I'm very sad]

((KATHERINE EARLES/RESIDENT: I'M VERY SAD BECAUSE I LIKE FRANKLIN MANOR AND I LIKE ROCKY MOUNT AND I'VE MET A LOT OF NICE PEOPLE AND I DON'T WANT TO LEAVE.))
[SUPER=01-Katherine Earles/Resident;]
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[VO-NAT]


Local agencies are making sure residents find new homes.
State police are still investigating employees and former employees for criminal activity.
And the father of a resident who died crossing the street last year is suing Franklin Manor.
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[81-accident]


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A Grandmother and five children all went to the hospital this afternoon after their car went out of control on Interstate 81.
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Regina Walker, four grandchildren and a family friend were on their way home to Chicago when Walker lost control of her sport utility vehicle south of the Dixie Caverns Exit.
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((TROOPER MIKE KEEN/VA. STATE POLICE; SHE RAN OFF THE ROAD ON THE LEFT-HAND SIDE HERE BEHIND US, I ASKED THE LADY WHAT HAD HAPPENED, SHE WASN'T SURE EXACTLY WHAT HAD HAPPENED.))
[SUPER=01-Trooper Mike Keen/Va. State Police;]
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Walker pulled the SUV back onto on the road, hit a guardrail and ran off the road again, overturning in the median.
Passing motorists helped take care of the children until rescue workers arrived.
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(( BEKAH PARKER/WITNESS; I GRABBED A BLANKET AND A PILLOW ANS WENT OVER THERE AND COVERED UP SOME OF THE PEOPLE AND GAVE THEM A PILLOW TO LAY ON AND DID AS MUCH AS WE COULD AND TRIED TO COMFORT THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Bekah Parker/Witness; ]
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[VO-NAT]


Walker and four of the children were treated and released from the hospital tonight. One child suffered a broken arm and will be released tomorrow.
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[McGraw]


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A grand jury this week charged a former teacher at Giles High school with embezzling more than 25-thousand dollars.

Laura McGraw is accused of taking the money from the Giles County Partnership for Excellence Foundation, over a nine month period.
McGraw was the organization's treasurer.
The sheriff's department was made aware of the problem earlier this year.
An investigator says around that time, McGraw took retirement.
McGraw taught at Giles High school for approximately 20- years.

[First-Union]


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First Union says it won't close any more branches or lay off any more workers after reporting low second-quarter earnings.
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The Charlotte bank had lowered its earnings expectations twice this year
So it didn't come as a surprise that profits were down nine-point three percent from the second quarter last year.
That's 82-cents a share, compared to 92 cents in 1998.
The country's sixth biggest bank says it's past the merger-related problems that have been dragging down its earnings.
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Digital technology is making a world of difference for people who wear hearing aids.
Details on one local program, coming up.
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Plus, a suspected terrorist-turned-housewife faces a bail hearing today.
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A former member of the Symbionese Liberation Army is being held on one million dollars bail.
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Kathleen Ann (So-LIE-ah) Soliah pleaded innocent to planting bombs under two police cars in 1975.
Soliah has been using the name Sara Jane Olson for the last two decades.
She now lives in Minnesota, is married to a physician and has three children.
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((JAMES JOHNSON/CHARACTER WITNESS: HER LIFE IS WITH HER CHILDREN AND WITH HER HUSBAND AND ALSO THOSE OF US IN COMMON THERE'S NO WAY SHE WOULD RUN FROM THAT.))
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Soliah is also accused of being part of a 1975 bank robbery which ended in the death of one woman.
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Improvements planned for Glenvar Middle School were scheduled to move forward this year.
But now the construction project may be delayed for several months.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The architects are just a couple of weeks from completing their designs... and the project was scheduled to go to bid before the end of the summer.
But with the pricetag now four and half million dollars higher than earlier estimates, the county supervisors are urging the school board to hold off until Spring.
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((MARION ROARK/SCHOOL BOARD CHAIRMAN: THESE ARE CRITICAL THAT THEY GO AND THAT WE RECTIFY THE PROBLEMS WE KNOW WE HAVE, JUST AS PROMPTLY AS WE CAN.))
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School Board Chairman Marion Roark believes the Glenvar improvements should go forward on schedule.
But board member Mike Stovall says the school system must take a closer look at possible savings identified in a review of the project.
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[IN Q=I want to make sure]

((I WANT TO MAKE SURE BEFORE WE SPEND 7.9 MILLION DOLLARS OF THE TAXPAYERS DOLLARS THAT WE'VE DONE IT RIGHT.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Stovall/School Board Member; ]
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The discussion will continue when the School Board meets Thursday night.

[Hearing-Center]


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Patients are getting an earful of digital technology at the new Hearing Center in Hollins.
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Old hearing aid devices just amplified all sound -- making it difficult to distinguish speech and just plain noise.
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[IN Q=Noise and speech]

((DR. M.D. MACALLISTER/THE HEARING CENTER: TODAY, WITH THESE INSTRUMENTS, WHAT WE CAN DO IS LOOK AT...SOUNDS THAT LAST FOR A LONG TIME OUT THERE, AS COMPARED TO SPEECH AND MUSIC AND BY DIGITALLY TREATING THAT SOUND IN A DIFFERENT WAY, WE CAN ACTUALLY HAVE BETTER RESULTS IN NOISE THAN WE COULD WITH ANY OTHER TYPE INSTRUMENTATION.))
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[VO-NAT]

The digital audiometer (Aw-dee-ah-MITER) allows patients to hear certain sounds they had lost like notes in music.
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[D-Day-Memorial]


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Bedford's National D-Day memorial is one step closer to completion.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]

A Forest contractor has won the bid to construct the centerpiece--called Victory Plaza. The main feature is a granite arch standing over 40 feet tall. "Final Tribute"--the sculpture that will sit under the arch--is finished and now it just needs someone to build the plaza around it. The foundation selected Coleman-Adams Construction for the job. The contractor offered both the lowest bid and the soonest completion date. The foundation hopes to have the whole memorial complete by June 6th, 2001--the 57th anniversary of D-Day.
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[Tease2]
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Coming up - no blood, no guts in a new horror film that's all the talk in tinseltown.
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[SOT]
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((IN SPITE OF WHAT MIKE SAYS NOW IT IS MY FAULT BECAUSE IT WAS MY PROJECT.))
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[OUT Q=it was my project.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Blair Witch Project looks like a documentary - but some say it's one of the most terrifying pieces of fiction to hit the big screen in decades.
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NIGHT DRAWING=

Pick 3:
9-6-0

(nine, six, zero)


Pick 4:
3-0-2-1

(three, zero, two, one)


Cash 5:
13-16-19-21-28

(thirteen, sixteen, nineteen, twenty-one, twenty-eight)


Lotto:
7-17-28-38-39-44

(seven, seventeen, twenty-eight, thirty-eight, thirty-nine,

forty-four)
Kicker:
5-2-5-3-4-0

(five, two, five, three, four, zero)



[Blair-Witch]


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Three film students journey into the woods to document the legend of a witch in a Maryland community.
They never return. Only their video and film is found.
That's the premise of an unusual film called "The Blair Witch Project."
Manuel Gallegus reports from Hollywood.
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(((THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT /ARTISAN ENTERTAINMENTT)

-SOT-MOVIE CLIP - "oh my god what's that"


IT'S ONE OF THE MOST FRIGHTENING MOVIES SINCE THE EXORCIST.
-MORE QUICK NAT-
SHOT DOCUMENTARY STYLE, "THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT" TELLS THE STORY OF THREE STUDENTS WHO DISAPPEAR IN THE MARYLAND WOODS WHILE SHOOTING A CLASS PROJECT.
Nats: Lost (clips 03:27) We're lost, admit that first_.
A YEAR LATER, ONLY THEIR FILM IS FOUND...
Nats: Confession (clips 1:02:50-03:10) "I'm so scared_"
CO-DIRECTORS ED SANCHEZ AND DAN MYRICK SET OUT TO MAKE A CREEPY BUT A REALISTIC FILM _

-SOT-1;01;05 ED SANCHEZ, CO-DIRECTOR

"is there any way to make a film that's completely reality based, where people go into the theatre and they don't know if it was real or not."
WITH ITS LOW BUDGET, "BLAIR WITCH" IS NOT A TYPICAL TEEN SLASHER PIC. NO BLOOD, NO VIOLENCE_JUST IMAGINATION_ AT TIMES EVEN THE ACTORS WERE SCARED BY THE DIRECTORS HIDING IN THE WOODS.
1;03;05 we were out there, in fatigues. It was like a guerilla or commando unit. Harassing the actors.
THE FILM WAS A HIT AT THE SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL.
-more nat movie-
IT MAY ALSO BE THE SLEEPER HIT OF THE SUMMER.
MG CBS NEWS HOLLYWOOD))
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The Blair Witch Project opened tonight in New York.
It should be showing nationwide beginning August 6th.

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Coming up in sports, the latest on UVA athletic direcotr Terry Holland's situation with Minnesota, two reports say

he has taken the job, WNBA all-star and Avalanche highlights for ya, but first a note from the freezer floor
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Atlanta, GA; :00]


in our extra point. The Atlanta Thrashers, the new NHL franchise, introduced Curt Fraser as it's first head coach in a news conference today. He has been successful in the IHL where he lead the Orlando Solar bears to the Turner Cup finals. In four years with the Bears he made the playoffs each year. We will have all of tonight's sports after the break.


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[S-Holland]


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A report out of Norfolk says UVA Athletic DirectorTerry Holland has accepted the head basketball coaching job
at the University of Minnesota. For how much and for how long is unknown.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/1995; :00]


One reports says Holland signed a 7 year- 1 million dollar a year deal, while another says it was 5 years at 800-th
ousand dollars a year. The University of Minnesota is denying all reports and has not said when they will release the

information. Sources in Charlottesville indicate Holland was interested in the jobs at Vanderbilt, Georgia and Florida State. He coached his last game for the Cavaliers in the 1989-90 season.
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[S-WNBA]


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The first ever WNBA all-star game tipped off last night in the big apple and the West dominated the East 79 to 61.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/ESPN; :00]


A huge crowd was on hand to witness the leagues first showcase of the best players in the WNBA and they got their money's worth.
Watch the West's Cynthia Cooper rip rope in the first half, two of her 8 points on the evening. The East's Chamique Holdsclaw answered with this baseline drive, the ball finally decides to find the bottom of the nylon, but the former Tennessee all american was limited, to just 5 points in 11 minutes.
She would fracture a bone in a finger and was relegated to the bench for the remainder of the evening.
Lisa Leslie was tough all night, she scored 13 points on her way to becoming the league's first All-Star game MVP.


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[S-AVS]


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To the diamond where the Lynchburg Hillcats and the Salem Avalanche hooked up in the first of a three game series at memorial Stadium between the two teams leading their respective divisions.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Hillcats vs. Avalanche; :00]


Mugsy strutting his stuff in anticipation of this weekend mascot show at Salem Memorial where 15 mascots will be on hand, more on that this weekend.
To the action. In the bottom of the third, the Avs draw first blood. Jerome Alviso with the two bagger to right field and Rogilio Arias is gonna come on down from first.
The Cats even the count in the sixth when Derrike Langford singles up the middle, [SUPER=37-Salem/3/Lynchburg/1;]pl

ating Billy Bone from third to make the score 1-1.
The Avs score eventual game winner in the 7th. The Alviso show continues as Jerome goes to left this time, and Shawn Figgins scores from second and Salem wins 3-1.
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((BYE BYE))

[S-Scott]


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The Harrison Museum of African American Culture begins a very special Wendell Scott exhibit today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]

Wendell Scott, the man Behind the Machine exibit will present roughly a hundred items celebrating his racing career. Roanoke graphics designer and artist Lex Hairston has been working on the project since April.
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[VO-NAT]


The display will feature Hairston's renderings of Scott and the various cars he drove. A trophy Scott gave to his son Michael for his work in the pits is also showcased. The exhibit runs from July 15th through December 31st at the Harrison Museum, it is free to the public.
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(())
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[OUT Q=...race car life""]
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[S-NHL]


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The Detroit Red Wings have reached an agreement with Steve Yzerman.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NHL]

The team captain is expected to sign a 3 year 25.5 million dollar contract extention. The deal will give Yzerman 1.5 million dollars when he signs and 8 million a year for the next three years. The 34 year-old Yzerman lead the team with 74 points last season along with nine goals in 10 play-off games.
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still to come tonight, former Denver quartterback John Elway is promoting more than milk these days,
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and we will take you to the gym to pump a little iron with a bodybuilding legend as Roanoke gears up for the Jan Tana bodybuilding classic this weekend. stay with us
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Former Broncos's quarterback John Elway has embarked on many new ventures since announcing his retirement.
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Elway has been a fixture figure in the "Got Milk" ads saying the only thing that tastes better than victory is a cold glass of milk.
But last night Elway debuted in a new Coors Beer ad.
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Active professional athletes are not allowed to do beer commercials, but because Elway is now retired he's free to do as many ads as he desires to do. Coors says more are planned.
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The 12th annual Jan Tana Bodybuilding Classic kicks off this weekend at the Roanoke Civic Center as 69 professionals from 20 different countries will decsend on the valley.
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Last night, Robby Robinson, a bodybuilding legend who starred in movies like Pumping Iron with Arnold Schwartzenagger, was at the downtown YMCA. He will compete in the Masters Mr. Olympia, which is being hosted by Jana Tana for the first time.
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