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Coming up-
A big blow to the regional economy. A company announces its' closing three area plants.
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[VO-NAT]


A University student drowns tonight. Details straight ahead.
And funny-looking lights in the sky had phones ringing here at News 7. What's it was-
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.
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[Pluma]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-41 1:59]
[GRAPHIC=Pluma Closing]


About twelve-hundred U-S workers may be out of jobs...
That's after textile manufacturer Pluma told its Martinsville employees today that the company is folding.
[Double Boxes=ANCHOR/Microwave]


Marya Jones is in our Danville newsroom with more.
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[SUPER=@Marya1;]
[SUPER=05-Danville;]


Jean, in as few as 13 weeks, clothes made under the Pluma label will be history.
And so will the jobs of Pluma workers.
That's according to employees from the Pluma Martinsville plant who confirm that this afternoon they got a visit from company executives, warning them the company is shutting down here and overseas. [rollcue....here and overseas.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chatham; :00]
[SUPER=03-Eden, NC; :15]


Pluma filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy several months ago.
Up until today, the company had been seeking financial backers.... looking for 60-million dollars in financing to bail the company out of bankruptcy.
But today, employees say Pluma told them those investors didn't latch on.
There are three more plants that will close in the area: the Martinsville plant, one in Vesta, and another in Eden, North Carolina. Plants in Chatham and Alta Vista were already shut down earlier this summer.
Workers say the company also announced today that it intends to shut down its sewing plants in Mexico and Honduras.
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Sewing employees we spoke to said they were being allowed to continue working for eight to ten weeks.
Distribution workers were told that their last day would be in 13 weeks.
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[Tultex]


[ANCHOR=jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-40 25:07]
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Meanwhile, another struggling textile giant confronted concerns about IT'S future tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville;]


Tultex held a pep rally for employees to boost morale and reassure them that the company is moving forward.
Tultex had multi-million dollar losses in the last two years.
But it's new C-E-O told workers that he intends to make a turnaround by getting rid of old inventory and making a higher-end product.
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[SOT 1:27:46 - 1:27:58]
[IN Q=If we do these things]
[SUPER=01-Randy Rollins/Tultex CEO;]

((IF WE DO THESE THINGS, WE WILL MAKE 1999 A SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION YEAR. THE BANKS WILL BE HAPPY....A PROFITABLE CORPORATION IN THE YEAR 2000.))
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[OUT Q=IN THE YEAR 2000.]
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[VO-NAT]


But Tultex employees were concerned that after Pluma closing, they might be the next to go.
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[SOT 1:15:20 - :27]
[IN Q=I hope that we'll still have ]
[SUPER=01-Merlene Gravely/Tultex Employee;]

((MERLENE GRAVELY/TULTEX EMPLOYEE: I HOPE THAT WE'LL STILL HAVE A JOB. THAT'S THE MAIN THING EVERYBODY'S HERE FOR. WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT WE WILL STILL HAVE A JOB HERE IN MARTINSVILLE AND HENRY COUNTY. ))
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[OUT Q=AND HENRY COUNTY.]
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[ANCHOR=jean]


Tultex is Martinsville's second-largest employer.

[Buford-Arrest]


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The man wanted for killing a teenager in a Roanoke restaurant last month was indicted today.
And he's being held in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN]
Timothy Lee Buford was arrested at a motel this afternoon by Raleigh police, acting on a tip from investigators in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/August 22]


Buford is the main suspect in the fatal shooting of 19-year old Prentice Jordan at Easley's Restaurant on Shenandoah Avenue.
Buford is facing murder and firearms charges.
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[ANCHOR=JEAN]
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He's being held without bond and is scheduled to be in court tomorrow.
Roanoke authorities are planning to have him brought back to Virginia as soon as possible.


[Amherst-Drowning]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-37 34:59]
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A 19-year-old Liberty University student is dead tonight after drowning in Scott's Mill Dam.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Amherst Co.]


Officials are not releasing the woman's name yet but say she jumped into the water with some friends shortly after 5 this evening.
Apparently she was sucked under by the dam's current.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=She went off]

((SHERIFF L.J. AYERS/AMHERST CO. SHERIFF: SHE WENT OFF GOT HUNG IN THE HYDRAULICS AND WAS UNABLE TO OVERCOME THEM.))
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[OUT Q=overcome them.]
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Sheriff Ayers says several friends jumped in to try and save her but were unable to.
Rescue crews searched for an hour before finding her body.
High water from what was Tropical Storm Dennis was one cause of the dangerous current.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm] [09/07/1999] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]TIME-LAPSE
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[Toss back to anchor][City-Council]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-32 09:11]
[GRAPHIC=Water Supply]


The water emergency isn't over yet, but today members of Roanoke City Council moved to ease one part of their water conservation plan.
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The changes were in the works before weekend rain added three feet to Carvins Cove.
Today, council said it will NOT implement higher water rates when the level falls to 30 feet below the spillway.
At the same time, Acting City Manager Jim Ritchie said he hopes residents and businesses will continue their efforts to save water.
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[SOT 08:11]
[IN Q=we still have a water supply emergency]

((JIM RITCHIE/ACTING CITY MANAGER: WE STILL HAVE A WATER SUPPLY EMERGENCY. EVEN AFTER THE RAINS LAST WEEKEND. THOSE WERE GOOD AND WE HOPE WE HAVE MORE RAIN, BUT WE CAN'T COUNT ON IT, SO THE IMPORTANT THING IS THAT WE NEED TO CONTINUE TO SAVE AND MAKE THE COVE LAST AS LONG AS POSSIBLE.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Ritchie/Acting City Manager]
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[OUT Q=as long as possible.]
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[VO-NAT]


Despite the vote, higher water rates are on the way. Council is expected to approve higher rates early next year, to pay for the new water sharing agreement with Roanoke County.
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[Henry-Water]


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Mandatory water restrictions have been lifted in one Henry County community.
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[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]


The county lifted restrictions today for customers of the Marrowbone Water Plant.
Four inches of rain fell on Marrowbone Creek over the weekend ... putting the plant back above normal levels.
Since water rationing began last month, officials say residents cut their water use by as much as 25 percent.
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[Anders]


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For the second time, a jury has returned a NOT guilty verdict in the case of a man charged with soliciting sex in Wasena Park.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


An undercover officer tape-recorded Jeffry Anders saying he'd like to have oral sex with him.
But Ander's lawyer argued it was the OFFICER who kept steering the conversation to sexual matters, and Anders was never aggressive.
He condemned prosecutors for targeting gay men with the state's anti-sodomy statute.
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[SOT 02:58:40]
[IN Q=it's a little frightening]

((GARY LUMSDEN/DEFENSE ATTORNEY; IT'S A LITTLE FRIGHTENING THAT YOU CAN TAKE A LAW LIKE THIS THAT IS PROBABLY APPLICABLE, UNFORTUNATELY, TO A LARGE PORTION OF OUR POPULATION, AND JUST DECIDE WHO YOU'RE GOING TO PROSECUTE .))
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[VO-NAT]


Both acquittals came in cases where the defendants only TALKED about sex, but the prosecutor doesn't see a pattern forming.
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[IN Q=I think that we have]

((ALICE EKIRCH/PROSECUTOR; I THINK THAT WE HAVE TO LOOK AT THE TWO CASES INDIVIDUALLY, THE STATUE DOESN'T REQUIRE ANY TOUCHING, AND I THINK TO SAY THAT THIS IS AN INDICATION OF THINGS TO COME, OR AN INDICATION CONSISTENT WITH THE LAST CASE, I JUST CAN'T MAKE THAT STATEMENT.))
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[OUT Q=make that statement]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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18 men were charged with soliciting oral sex in the Park last year, 12 pled guilty, but retained the right to appeal.


[FALN]


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[There is an anchor tag!]
14 jailed Puerto Rican Nationalists have accepted an offer of clemency from the President.
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[IN Q=Their F-A-L-N]
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[SUPER=01-Francis Pastorella/Former NY Police Officer; :34]
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[OUT Q=and with the gun.]

((Their F-A-L-N group is blamed for a string of bombings in the 70's and 80's-
Attorneys for the nationalists say they'll vow to keep fighting until all 16 members are free - saying the conditions for freedom are too strict. JAN SUSLER/ATTORNEY: MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE DEDICATED THEIR LIVES TO THEIR COUNTRY DESERVE TO BE FREE.
The 16 were associated with the Puerto Rican national movement- which carried out a series of bombings.
One at a Tavern on Wall Street killed four people and injured 60-
This former Police officer blinded and lost 5 fingers- FRANCIS PASCORELLA/FORMER POLICE OFFICER: TERRORISTS WILL REORGANIZE THEY WILL DO IT AGAIN. THEY WILL VOICE THEIR IDEAL WITH THE BOMB AND THE GUN. ))
[Talent=Jean]
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The offer by the Clinton administration is based on statements from each activist that they will not engage in violence if released.
The two additional F-A-L-N members have until Friday to decide whether to take the offer of clemency.


[Indonesia]


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U-S troops could potentially go to East Timor-
The White House
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is waiting to hear back from a U-N team that's on its way to Indonesia.
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[SOT 14:46:19]
[IN Q=The United Nations]

((JOE LOCKHART/WHITE HOUSE SPOKESMAN: THE UNITED NATIONS TEAM WILL REPORT BACK WITHIN IN THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AND MAKE AN ASSESSMENT ON ANY POTENTIAL INTERNATIONAL PEACEKEEPING FORCE.))
[SUPER=01-Joe Lockhart/White House Spokesman;]
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[OUT Q=PEACEKEEPING FORCE.]
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[VO-NAT 10:13:35 midday feed]
[Super=03-Jakarta, Indonesia;]


Meanwhile, this was the scene in Jakarta-
Today students clashed with riot police there.
Students say the military is interfering too much in East Timor.
U-S officials are warning Indonesia to stop the violence in East Timor which voted last week to secede from Indonesia.
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[Kidney-Transplant]


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[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
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A woman from Indiana is donating a kidney- to a stranger- That's a first.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD]


The United Network For Organ Sharing says a living person has never donated a kidney to someone they aren't related to.
Joyce Rousch is a nurse who decided to give her kidney up after learning of simpler surgery to remove the kidneys- and seeing people in need.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I'm healthy]

((JOYCE ROUSCH/KIDNEY DONOR: I'm healthy... the decision.))
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[OUT Q=the decision.]
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Christopher Bieniek has undergone eight hours of dialysis everyday while waiting for a transplant.
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[SOT SECOND BITE IN PKG]
[IN Q=There was]

((CHRISTOPHER BEINIEK/KIDNEY RECIPIENT: THERE WAS.... JUST ONE.))
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[OUT Q=just one.]
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[Vo-Nat]
Rousch and Bieniek first met last week at the hospital.
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[Tease1]
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A media merger today is expected to create a company worth 80-Billion dollars.
We'll have details.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus trial today for a nurse accused of killing several of his patients.
The story, straight ahead.
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[Sports-Preview]


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[Hospital-Death]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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A former nurse accused of taking the lives of his patients is now fighting for his own life in court.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Brazil, IN;]


Orville Lynn Majors is charged with killing 7 patients in intensive care. Prosecutors say he played God- injecting them with deadly drugs.
Majors denies the charges.
His attorney says all of the patients were sick and died of natural causes.
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[greek-Quake]


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[WRITER=jja]
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It's being called the worst earthquake in Greece in almost a century.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Athens, Greece]


The earthquake rocked Athens crumbling more than 100 buildings and killing at least 32 people.
Dozens more are injured and nearly one hundred more are missing.
One Greek Seismologist says there is no clear connection with last month's major earthquake in neighboring Turkey.


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[Pink-Hair]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-34 35:54]
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A suburban Richmond 12-year old may make a federal case out of her first day at school.
Midlothian middle-schooler Jade Bunk was suspended today for coming to school with pink hair.
The American Civil Liberties Union immediately fired off a letter to the school.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/June 3, 1999]


The A-C-L-U wants principals to remember that a federal judge ruled this summer that Surry High School student Kent McNew could color his hair blue.
The school system had to pay McNew's legal fees -- and was reprimanded for trying to deal with school safety concerns by dictating hair color.
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[TALENT=Jean]
[SS=None]


The girl with the pink hair is scheduled to meet again with school officials in the morning.
[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


There's some progress on the search for a city manager in Roanoke.
We'll have an update.
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[VO-NAT]


And the company that now brings you movies and music will also bring you the CBS evening news.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=14:51:00]

((AUDIENCES AROUND THE WORLD WILL BENEFIT FROM THIS MERGER.))
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[OUT Q=from this merger]
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[VO-NAT]


Details on the merger worth billions, coming up.
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[lotto]
[SUPER=136-3 1 7/0 1 9 1/10 14 21 24 32/4 5 6 39 46/20]



NIGHT DRAWING=

Pick 3:
3-1-7

(three, one, seven)


Pick 4:
0-1-9-1

(zero, one, nine, one)


Cash 5:
10-14-21-24-32

(ten, fourteen, twenty-one, twenty-four, thirty-two)


The Big Game:
4-5-6-39-46. Big Money Ball: 20

(four, five, six, thirty-nine, forty-six. Big Money Ball:

twenty)

[Viacom-CBS ]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net-D]
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It's one of the biggest media mergers ever-
Entertainment company Viacom is buying CBS in a 34 billion dollar deal- Bobbi Harley has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Check it out]
[SUPER=01-Bobbi Harley/CBS News; 38]
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[OUT Q=New York.]

(( CHECK IT OUT FOR YOURSELF -- HERE'S HOW IT LINES UP -- THE PEOPLE WHO BRING YOU CABLE NETWORKS LIKE MTV AND NICKELODEON ...
(NAT SOT - RUGRATS)

NOW WILL ALSO BRING YOU THE CBS EVENING NEWS.
(NAT SOT - EVENING NEWS)

BUT IT DOESN'T END THERE. THIS MERGER CREATES A COMPANY WORTH AT LEAST EIGHTY BILLION DOLLARS AND PULLS TOGETHER INTERESTS FROM HOLLYWOOD - WITH PARAMOUNT PICTURES -- TO HOME ENTERTAINMENT -- WITH BLOCKBUSTER VIDEO STORES -- PLUS RADIO, OUTDOOR ADVERTISING AND INTERNET VENTURES. AS FOR THE CONSUMER -- CHANCES ARE YOU WON'T NOTICE ANY MAJOR DIFFERENCES FOR NOW -- BUT FOR STOCK HOLDERS -- THE KEY PLAYERS HERE SAY THIS NEW COMPANY IS A KEEPER. STANDUP - BOBBI HARLEY/CBS NEWS NY,))

[City-Manager]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Roanoke City Council is moving closer to naming a new city manager.
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Council members are preparing to narrow the field of applicants to a small group of finalists.
Members have already conducted some interviews, and they have scheduled more meetings with candidates.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We have to take time]

((WE HAVE TO TAKE TIME. WE HAVE TO CONSIDER ALL THE DIFFERENT OPTIONS, THE DIFFERENT CANDIDATES, THE DIFFERENT INFORMATION. AND THEN THROUGH THAT PROCESS JUST NOT MAKE A SNAP JUDGMENT. BUT MAKE A DELIBERATIVE DECISION. AND I FEEL LIKE WE'RE GOING TO MAKE A VERY POSITIVE JUDGMENT FOR OUR CITIZENS.))
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[OUT Q=for our citizens.]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Bowers says council could name the new city manager within the next few weeks.
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Michael Vick practiced today, also Rick Mast's Rockbridge charity event welcomed Cup points leader Dale Jarrett
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Concord, NC; :00]


and speaking of racing, Jeff Gordon was at the Lowes Motor Speedway testing his Busch Series car. Gordon says he is looking at upgrading his time and effort into his Busch racing. Now your numbers.
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[S-Richmond]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
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Jeff Burton comes into Richmond this weekend for the Exide NASCAR Select Batteries 400 after sweeping Darlington.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; :00]


Burton tested at Richmond earlier this season. He qualified 10th and finished 37th in the Pontiac Excitement 400 at Richmond in May and is looking for his sixth win this year on a track he likes.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="we've]
((JEFF BURTON/DRIVER OF #99 EXIDE FORD:))
[SUPER=01-Jeff Burton/Driver of #99 Exide Ford; :00 ]
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[OUT Q=....in the past"]
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[S-Charity]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=dal]
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[GRAPHIC=Rick Mast Classic]


Thousands of race fans packed the Virginia Horse Center, but the ponies weren't the draw.
It was top NASCAR drivers who were the attraction as festivities surrounding the Rick Mast Golf Classic kicked off last night in Lexington.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington;]


This is the fifth year for Mast's charity concert and autograph session.
The Rockbridge County Free Clinic is the beneficiary.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=it's all]
[SUPER=01-Rick Mast/Charity Organizer;]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=doctor tomorrow]
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[VO-NAT]


Fans traveled from as far away as Christiansburg and Waynesboro to meet the drivers.
Mast, points leader Dale Jarrett and Ken Shrader signed autographs for more than three hours.
Truck Series driver and Hurt, Virginia native, Stacey Compton ran out of his supply of 15-hundred pictures halfway through the night.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=rick sort of]
[SUPER=01-Stacey Compton/Fourth in Truck Series; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dale Jarrett/Winston Cup Points Leader; :10]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=accomplish anything]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
[SS=Rick Mast Classic]


Mast's sixth annual charity golf tournament is today.
He hopes this year's event will surpass last year's 66-thousand dollar total.

[S-Byrd]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-48 21:45]
[GRAPHIC=hometown hoops weekly]


A Monumental night in girls basketball for William Byrd's Andrea Gay. She reaches a milestone and leads the Lady Terriers to a win over Staunton River.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/Golden Eagles vs. Terriers; :00]


On this free throw Gay scores her one thousandth career point. The game was stopped and the senior guard was presented with the ball, accompanied by her mom and dad.
On to the action. In the third period watch Byrd's Dawn Chewning dish to Whitney Yates and she buries the three pointer to extend the Lady Terriers advantage.
[SUPER=34-William Byrd/53/Staunton River/20;] The thousand point scorer was everywhere. Here, Gay shows off her han

dles by taking the rock coast to coast for the lay up.
Staunton River fought back and never gave up, scoring on this play, but Byrd was too much,
Yates again with the J, Byrd wins 53-20.
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((BYE BYE))

[Sports tease]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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Still to come, the Cavaliers seem quite confident as they prepare for Clemson and Death Valley this weekend,
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and Mike Stevens will have the latest on Tech quarterback Michael Vick, who suited up today.
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Alabama-Birmingham comes to Blacksburg Saturday afternoon. The Blazers along with the rather large Tech following are wondering if Michael Vick will play. Mike Stevens tells us.
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The Virginia Cavaliers make their second road trip in as many weeks, this time to Death Valley to play Clemson.
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The Cavs beat Clemson 20 to 18 last year in Charlottesville and have won two straight against the Tigers. While this battle will kick off in the loud confines of Clemson's stadium, UVa is not intimidated.
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