[News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Eric]

[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=Heads]
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Coming up on News 7 at 11...
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[VO-NAT]


Hurricane Brett roars ashore, but picks a good spot, we'll tell you why.
Another accident on I-81 as a woman hits a guardrail and is thrown out of her car.
And we'll show you a web site where everything is free.
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News 7 at 11 is next.

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[Hurricane-Bret]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Hurricane Brett hit the Texas coast tonight, the biggest storm to hit the state in 20 years, packing 125 mile and hour winds.
Jennifer Jones has the latest.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=hurricane bret]
[SUPER=03-Corpus Christi, TX]
[SUPER=01- James Lee Witt/Director, FEMA ]
[SUPER=01-Gov. George W. Bush/R-Texas ]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Jones/Reporting]
[SUPER=05-Jennifer Jones/Reporting]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=back to you]


((HURRICANE "BRET" POUNDED THE TEXAS GULF COAST WITH SHEETS OF RAIN AND 125-MILE PER HOUR WINDS.

(nats)

locator: Corpus Christi, TX
THE STORM MADE LANDFALL IN SPARSELY POPULATED KENEDY COUNTY.. ABOUT 70 MILES SOUTH OF CORPUS CHRISTI. OFFICIALS FEAR "BRET" COULD DUMP A FOOT OR MORE OF RAIN.. AND SPAWN TORNADOES.

(SOT) JAMES LEE WITT/DIRECTOR, FEMA (18:55:11) "There is going to be

some serious flooding and we just urge people to take precautions."
THOUGHOUT THE AREA, HOMES AND BUSINESSES WERE BOARDED UP AS RESIDENTS JAMMED THE HIGHWAYS.. HEADING INLAND. MANY STOCKED UP ON FOOD AND SUPPLIES.. CHOOSING TO RIDE OUT THE STORM.

(SOT) "All we're going to do is just hope and pray and light a little

candle."
TEXAS GOVERNOR GEORGE W-BUSH also URGED FELLOW TEXANS TO PRAY FOR THOSE IN HARM'S WAY.

(SOT) GOV. GEORGE W. BUSH/R-TEXAS "A disaster comes like a thief in

the night sometimes. I hope this storm, as ferocious as it may seem, will not affect human life."

(STAND UP) JENNIFER JONES/CBS NEWS/CORPUS CHRISTI, TX

"AS BRET LOSES ITS PUNCH AS IT SLOWLY MOVES INLAND, EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SAY))
[WX1] [11:00pm] [08/22/1999]
WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][81-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=jha]
[TAPE#=99-23 1:58:16]
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Traffic was stopped again this afternoon on Interstate 81 for about 45 minutes after a car wreck.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ironto]


It happened around 4 this afternoon near the Ironto exit. Apparently a woman was swerving to miss part of a tire that was lying on the highway when she over steered and hit the guard rail, where she was ejected from her vehicle. Her car then continued forward and hit the guard rail again, where it came to a stop.
The woman was airlifted by Lifeguard to Roanoke Memorial Hospital, the extent of her condition has not yet been released.
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[Turkey]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Workers are scaling back rescue operations in Turkey, spending more time removing bodies and debris.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Cinarcik, Turkey]


But one more victim beat the odds today.
Rescuers pulled a 57 year old woman out of the rubble.
She was crippled by a stroke, and unable to cry for help, but survived being buried alive for five days.
Officials say it's unlikely any more survivors will be found.
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[Teen-Killed]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=jha]
[TAPE#=99-37 25:49]
[GRAPHIC=]


The investigation for suspects in yesterdays shooting at a Roanoke night club continues.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


It happened around two o'clock Saturday morning inside of Easley's Restaurant, located on the 36-hundred block of Shenandoah Avenue. Authorities say what started out as a fight between two groups of young men from different Northwest Roanoke neighborhoods turned deadly for 19 year old Prentice Roshaud Jordan of Roanoke when guns came into the dispute. Jordan was pronounced dead at the scene from multiple gunshot wounds.
Jordan's family and witnesses have identified two gunmen.
Police are investigating their claim, but are unable to confirm the suspects identities.
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[Sagan]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


It seems famed astronomer Carl Sagan's inspiration came from something other than the stars.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file]


Sagan, whose written works include "Cosmos" and "Contact" was apparently a secret and frequent marijuana smoker.
His biographer says Sagan wrote about his habit in an essay published under the name "Mr. X".
Sagan wrote that being stoned got his creative juices flowing.
He died in 1996 at the age of 62
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[Candidate-Reel]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=Newsreel]
[GRAPHIC=Newsreel]


George W. Bush, Republican Presidential frontrunner, hit Roanoke on his campaign trail this past week.
Bush's trip brought the Star City into the national spotlight, but he is not the only member of the family to visit the area.
While campaigning for other elections, his mother and father made Roanoke a stop on the campaign trail.
Denise Allen takes a look in this week's Virginia Newsreel.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=21-Roanoke/1980;:01]
[SUPER=21-George Bush/(R) Pres. Candidate;:17]
[SUPER=21-Bedford Co./1988;1:20]
[SUPER=21-Denise Allen/Reporting;1:56]
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(([SOT Tape S 121 32:34]
[IN Q=My key]

((MY KEY TO ROANOKE))

[RUNS= 02]
[OUT Q=to Roanoke]


Three and a half weeks before the 1980 election, Vice Presidential candidate George Bush was hot on the campaign trail. He made a stop in Roanoke looking for last minute support. Bush didn't waste any time getting down to business.


[SOT Tape S121 32:43]
[IN=what governor ]

((WHAT GOVERNOR REAGAN IS TALKING ABOUTMAKES INORDIANTE ECONOMIC SENSE IT CONTAINS INGREDIANTS THAT I THINK WILL GET THE BUDGET IN BALANCE AND WILL BREAK INFLATION SOON. IT DOES NOT CONTAIN ALL THE INGREDIANTS THAT HE OR i WERE TALKING ABOUT IN THE PRIMARY))

[RUNS= 17]
[OUT Q=IN THE PRIMARY]


Later in the day at the Roanoke Civic Center, Bush repeated the Reagen ticket message of solving economic problemss, cutting taxes, and cuttting government waste.
He addreseed a crowd of about 950 people.

[SOT Tape S 121 36:54]
[IN Q=We must stand]

((IT IS WORTH YOUR EFFORTS AND I'M DELIGHTED TO BE HERE AND I STRONGLY URGE THAT WE TAKE NOTHING FOR GRANTED IN THESE LAST 3 AND A HALF WEEKS AND TO GO FORTH WITH SOME IDEALISM. WE CAN CHANGE THINGS WE CAN HELP PEOPLE. WE CAN MAKE LIFE BETTER AND THAT'S WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT. THANK YOU VERY, VERY MUCH. CLAPPING))

[RUNS= 20]
[OUT Q=nat sound clapping]


After serveing as Vice President for 2 terms, Bush ran for President. In 1988, his wife Barbara came to the Roanoke Valley campaigning for her husband. Mrs. Bush started the day with a trip to Camp Virginia Jaycees in Bedford County.
During the hour long visit, she spent some time with the campers and participated in activities like sponge painting. She also toured the Roanoke City Market and attended Republican Fundraiser. Bush was behind in the polls, but his wife was confident that he would win.
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[SOT Campaign tape 7:03]
[IN Q=Not now]

((NOT NOW BECAUSE WE EXPECTED THAT THEY HAD A VERY TOUGH CAMPAIGN AND IT WENT ON FOR A VERY LONG TIME. PEOPLE HAVE NO IDEA WHAT MICHEAL DUKAKIS STANDS FOR. THEY WILL UNDERSTAND HOW LIBREL HE IS. I THINK THEY WILL BE FOR GEORGE BUSH))

[RUNS= 16]
[OUT Q=george bush]

Bush defeated Micheal Dukakis in 1998 and served 1 term as President. That's Virginia Newsreel, I'm Denise Allen. ))

[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]

If you believe that nothing in life is for free,
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[VO-NAT]

then you haven't checked one of the latest sites to hit the internet. Coming up in Webwatch find out how to get free stuff just by logging on.
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[WebWatch]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=webwatch]
[GRAPHIC=webwatch]


The college student's dream come true is here.
Inexpensive college books and totally free stuff.
It's no joke, find out more on this weeks webwatch.
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[IN Q=If you use]
[RUNS=1:25]
[OUT Q=WDBJ-7-dot-com]

(( [intro]
[RUNS= :05]


If you use Microsoft's MSN Messenger instant chat software be careful. A glitch could allow others using the computer to see your password and access your e-mail account. Microsoft says it's latest version of Messenger fixes the problem, the free download is available on the MSN website.

Heading back to college and looking for books? Varsitybooks-dot-com has course booklists for 300 major Colleges and Universities, including Virginia Tech and UVA, Radford and Virginia Western. or you can find your books with their search engine. Shipping only takes one to three days.

If you have baby, or one on the way, you need this bag... baby-bag-dot-com features a list of all the latest recalls of unsafe baby products. There are also advice columns, recipes, and stories from the story guy.

Finally, Totally-free-stuff-dot-com is a selfexplanatory site... a catalogue of websites offering free stuff... everything from free ink-jet cartridges to dog treats.
Of course nothing is ever really free... in this case most of the sites want information, about you or your friends, so be prepared to give up a little privacy if you want the freebies.

For links to these sites, click on WebWatch, on the WDBJ website, at WDBJ 7-dot-com.))



[Home-Sales]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
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The rising interests rates are affecting some first time home buyers and causing a decrease in home sales in the Roanoke area.
That's what some Realtors say and they say if it continues that sales could go down drastically.
Joy Sutton has more.
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[IN Q=Let me get]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;00]
[SUPER=01-Pete Kelly/Real Estate Agent;23]
[SUPER=01-Lorna Hall/Real Estate Agent;49]
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(( (///// SOT /////)
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[IN Q=NAT SOUND]

((NAT SOUND: LET ME GET YOU TO SIGN IN AND GET YOU A FACT SHEET))
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[OUT Q=fact sheet]


For those looking to buy a new home -- locking-in on a low interest -- can mean much lower monthly house payments.

Already this year interest rates have gone from around 6 and half percent to about 8 percent depending on how much money you put down.
Some Realtors say this has caused some people not to buy and others to buy more quickly.
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[SOT 09:14:37]
[IN Q=The house I sold]

((PETE KELLY/REAL ESTATE AGENT: THE HOUSE I SOLD YESTERDAY WAS PART OF THAT. THEY WAS RUSHING TO GET THE LOAN AP. AND LOCK-IN THE INTEREST RATE BEFORE IT DOES GO UP))
[RUNS= 8]
[OUT Q=does go up]


And Realtors say if interest rates rise above 10 percent that's when home sales will really drop off dramatically.
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[SOT 09:19:14]
[IN Q=If it goes too high]

((PETE KELLY/REAL ESTATE AGENT: IF IT GOES TOO HIGH WE'RE LOOKING AT A STALE MARKET. IT'S GOING TO BE OWNER FINANCE ONLY))
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[OUT Q=finance only]

Realtors say first time home buyers seem to be the people most concerned.
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[SOT 09:35:46]
[IN Q=I've seen them]

((LORNA HALL/REAL ESTATE AGENT:I'VE SEEN THEM EXPRESSING CONCERNS ABOUT IT. I'VE SEEN MORE OF THEM TALKING TO LOAN OFFICERS MAYBE DOING A VARIABLE RATE, AN ADJUSTABLE RATE LOAN INSTEAD OF THE FIXED RATE THAT WE'RE OFFERING NOW))
[RUNS= 14]
[OUT Q=offering now]


But Realtors agree even with the increase in rates buying a home is still a good investment.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke.))













[Blue-Grass]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-21 1:48:54]
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It's entertainment for the whole family -- the Vinton Old Time Blue Grass Festival and Competition.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=NAT SOUND]

((NAT SOUND:BAND PLAYING))
[RUNS=5]
[OUT Q=NAT SOUND]


The four day festival wraps up today with several bands playing that good ole blue grass music.
It's a family event that has been going on for the past 11 years. And it's always free to the public.
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[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=jha]
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The arts are coming alive in parts of Central Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]


Coming up tonight on News 7, meet an award winning dancer who finds a new sense of pride by giving inner city kids in Lynchburg a chance to blossom.

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[VA-Profile]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=Va Profiles]
[GRAPHIC=Va Profiles]


You may not expect to see an award winning veteran of nearly every major ballet company nationwide in Lynchburg.

But Keith Lee is spending his time and energy teaching the art of dance and theater to inner city kids.
Steve Smallshaw has more in this weeks Virginia Profile.
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[IN Q=natsot]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]
[SUPER=01-Keith Lee/Dance Instructor; :15]
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(([natsot Keith Lee]
[RUNS= 02]


He's performed on stages from California to Europe.. and choreographed countless dances for television, films and videos.
Now, Keith Lee is fulfilling his vision in the basement of a Lynchburg Y-M-C-A.
[SOT 00:58:24]

((KEITH LEE/DANCE INSTRUCTOR: IT'S JUST MY LIFE, IT'S SOMETHING I DO EVERY DAY, SO WHAT I TRY TO DO IS BRING MORE PEOPLE INTO THE FOLD. THE MORE PEOPLE THAT WE HAVE IN THE BUSINESS AND THE ARTS THE BETTER, AND THAT'S SOMETHING THAT THEY HAPPEN TO ENJOY.))
[RUNS= 14]
[OUT Q=happen to enjoy.]


So Lee is reaching out to children of the inner city.. giving them their first exposure to many different forms of dance and music.
[SOT 00:58:47]

((KEITH LEE: IN THIS PART OF THE COUNTRY, THE KIDS HAVE ABSOLUTELY NO OPPORTUNITIES FOR ARTS, THEY COME FROM LOW- INCOME FAMILIES AND I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT THAT THEY HAVE A CHANCE.))
[RUNS= 13]
[OUT Q=have a chance.]
[natsot drums 00:52:50]
[RUNS= 03]


Lee's dance classes give the kids a chance to express themselves through movement and to learn how to discipline their bodies and their minds.
[SOT 00:59:37//1:00:21]

((LEE: SELF ESTEEM AND HONOR, TELLING THE TRUTH, BEING THE BEST THAT THEY CAN BE AS PEOPLE, THAT'S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING TO ME, IS THE HUMAN ASPECT OF IT, AND I THINK THE DANCE CARRIES INTO THAT IN MAKING THEM GOOD PEOPLE AND HOPEFULLY ROLE MODELS OF THE FUTURE. BECAUSE I THINK IT CARRIES INTO ALL WALKS OF LIFE FOR THEIR FUTURE, WHEN THEY GO OUT TO GET JOBS IN THE FUTURE, HOW THEY CARRY THEMSELVES WHEN THEY GO INTO THEIR INTERVIEW IS VERY IMPORTANT AND MAYBE ONE THING THAT THEY LEARN FROM THIS CLASS, THEY'LL TAKE IN WITH THEM.))
[RUNS= 35]
[OUT Q=in with them.]

[Standup ] ((Keith Lee says his goal is to reach even more children, and that's why his Dance Theater has its eye on this vacant building in downtown Lynchburg. It has two ballrooms with wooden floors that are much more conducive to dancing.. now all they need to do is raise the money to buy it.))
[RUNS= 14]
[OUT Q=to buy it.]


In the meantime, he keeps dancing.. on a much smaller stage where success is measure not by curtain calls, but with smiles.
[SOT 1:03:36]

((LEE: THE MAIN THING IS NOT EVERY ONE OF THESE KIDS ARE GOING TO BE DANCERS, BUT THEY'RE GOING TO BE GOOD PEOPLE.))
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[OUT Q=be good people.]


Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.)) [Weather] [08/22/1999]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-43 2:03:55]
[GRAPHIC=49ers]


The San Francisco Examiner newspaper reported today that the 49ers would like to cut quarterback Jim Druckenmiller, but the team would lose 450 thousand dollars in cap room with his release.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC; :00]

Druck did not play in the Niners last exhibition game against Seattle and completed two of seven passes in San Fran's first pre-season game. Coach Steve Mariucci told him not to worry, but Druckenmiller says quote...."I want to play at a place that really wants me and is giving me a chance whether it's here or somewhere else."
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[S-Kerney]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-39 1:56:31]
[GRAPHIC=Falcons]


The news is better for Atlanta Falcons rookie Patrick Kerney.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Greenville South Carolina/Falcons Training camp; :00]


The former Virginia defensive end has played his way into a starters role. He registered six tackles and two sacks against the Detroit Lions in preseason opener. Regular starter Chuck Smith has a sprained toe.
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[S-UVA]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-48 6:06]
[GRAPHIC=UVa football]


Everyone talks about the quarterback, but the shoes needed to fill the safety position at Virginia are the biggest after the Cavaliers lost All-American Anthony Poindexter and Adrian Burnim.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00]


UVa practice began Friday with a solid defensive back field led by Tim Spruill and Dwayne Stukes.
[SUPER=04-November 16th, 1996;]


Antwan Harris will most likely play safety. As a freshman, he returned a 95 yard interception for a TD against UNC and believes inexperience can prevail this year at safety.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="We]

((ANTWAN HARRIS/UVA SENIOR SAFETY:))
[SUPER=01-Antwan Harris/UVa Senior Safety; :05]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=....make that transition"]
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-45 tc 04:52]
[GRAPHIC=Va Tech football]


Climbing rankings have translated into more media attention for Virginia Tech, but the Hokies are ready for the cameras, on and off the field.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


Tech went through some in class drills last week to brush up on it's ON-CAMERA presence.
The Speaking Specialists came to Blacksburg, and worked with the players and staff to help them handle the limelight that goes with a national ranking.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=a lot of it]

((RANDY MINKOFF/THE SPEAKING SPECIALIST:))
[SUPER=01-Randy Minkoff/The Speaking Specialists;]
[RUNS=22]
[OUT Q= themselves]
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[VO-NAT]


The husband and wife team says their seminar is more than just handling the media.
They say the lessons learned here will help the players and coaches in all aspects of their lives.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=They will be]

((SUE CASTORINO/THE SPEAKING SPECIALIST:))
[SUPER=01-Sue Castorino/The Speaking Specialists;]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=for themselves]
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[S-Pepsi]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-46 7:02]
[GRAPHIC=Michigan speedway]


Bobby Labonte started 19th but battled through the field for today's Pepsi 400 win, his third victory at Michigan and fourth of this season.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Brooklyn, MI/ESPN; :00]


Not a good day for the Burtons. Pole sitter Ward wrecks on lap 53 and finished 43rd.
Jeff drew the sixth and final caution on lap 162 after being tapped by Tony Stewart, he hits the wall. He finished 37th.
Dale Earnhardt and Stewart exchanged leads with under 20 laps to go,
and that's when Labonte took the lead for good on lap 183 to win.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="we]
[SUPER=01-Bobby Labonte/Ninth Career Win; :00]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=....great tire today"]
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[ANCHOR=steve]
[GRAPHIC=hold michigan]


Gordon was second, Tony Stewart third, Dale Jarrett fourth and Dale Earnhardt fifth. Mark Martin was seventh, Elliott Sadler 11th and Rick Mast 12th

[S-Mac]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-42 1:54:50]
[GRAPHIC=MLB]


Mark McGuire is now the only player in Major League Baseball history to hit at least 50 homers in four consecutive seasons.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/Cardinals vs. Mets; :00]


The burley Cardinal wasted little time in going yard against the New York Mets in the first of a double header at Shea. In the top of the first, the Mac attack came off Mets pitcher Octavio Dotel, a solo shot to right center.
He does it again in the seventh, But the Mets win 8-7.
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[S-Score]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-38]
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[S-Ski]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-44 tc 55:24]
[GRAPHIC=Smith Mountain Lake (news graphic)]


Members of the Smith Mountain Lake Water Ski Club have captured the nation's spotlight.
Denise Allen has more on a National Championship contender.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Smith Mountain Lake; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sara Roach/Water Skier; :14]
[SUPER=01-Kenneth Roach/Sara's Father; 1:19]
[RUNS=1:54]
[Out Q=news 7 sports]
(((///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(())
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=]


At 16 Sara Roach is a veteran at skiing Smith Mountain Lake.
The Richmond native and her family have had a vacation home here since the early 80's.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:53:01]
[IN Q=I started]

(())
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=into skiing]


The Roaches are always on the road and have just returned from Bakersfield, California where Sara placed 10th in the National Water Ski Championships in the 16 year olds' trick division.
It takes a lot of preparation to become an elite skier.
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This is a family affair. Sara's older sister Adell, water skis on a collegiate team in Florida and helps coach her sister during these practice sessions.
And if it looks like fun in the sun to you, you should know it's fun in the EARLY MORNING sun.
The Roaches get up at 5:30 to beat the crowd.
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The family is a member of the Smith Mountain Lake Water Ski Club and says the club has been a big part of Sara's success in the sport.
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Sara and the other members of the Water Ski Club often ski on Smith Mountain Lake through the month of October.
Denise Allen News 7 Sports. ))
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