[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Tonya]

[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=Heads]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Coming up on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]


The driver of a pick-up truck is hospitalized after he ran his vehicle into a Northwest Roanoke home.
One thousand eastern North Carolina families left homeless by Hurricane Floyd are setting up temporary villages.


Plus -- A rush delivery isn't enough to get a woman out of a speeding ticket.
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[ANCHOR=Tonya]


News 7 is next.
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[SUPER=@Tonya1;]
[SUPER=@Robin1;]
[SUPER=@Steve1;]




[Bent-Mtn]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]


A truck driver had to be airlifted to the hospital tonight after his rig careened down a 50 foot embankment off of Bent Mountain Road.
A News 7 crew is on the way back from the scene of the crash.
We will have more information for you later in this newscast.

[NC-Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Floyd Aftermath]

Much of eastern North Carolina remains under water tonight, five days after Hurricane Floyd dumped record rainfall. Jennifer Jones reports the recovery will take months, if not years.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=More rain]
[SUPER=03-Tarboro, NC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Jones/Reporting; 1:22]
[RUNS=1:42]
[OUT Q=SOC]

((MORE RAIN TODAY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
((NAT OF RAIN))
AND MORE DESPAIR FOR THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE HERE.

((SOT))


THE PEOPLE HURTING MOST ARE THE THOUSANDS OF FAMILIES NOW LIVING IN SHELTERS. THEIR HOMES SWALLOWED BY FLOODWATERS, THE REMNANTS OF HURRICANE FLOYD.

((SOT))


AND FOR NOW THIS IS AS GOOD AS IT GETS.

((SOT OF GUY IN FOOD LINE))


TRYING TO MAKE IT A LITTLE EASIER ARE THE THOUSANDS OF NATIONAL GUARD AND RED CROSS VOLUNTEERS WHO ARE PROVIDING FOOD, SHELTER, AND A SMILE.

((SOT OF RED CROSS VOLUNTEER))


BUT THEN REALITY SETTLES IN EVEN FOR THEM

((SOT RED CROSS VOLUNTEER))


STILL THE CHILDREN ARE THE ONES WHO NO DOUBT ARE COPING BEST WITH ALL OF THIS. FOR THEM THE SHELTERS ARE LIKE PLAYGROUNDS WITH A CONSTANT FLOW OF NEW FRIENDS... ABOUT THE ONLY BRIGHT SPOT THE ADULTS CAN FIND.

((SOT PARENT))


JENNIFER JONES, CBS NEWS, TARBORO, NC))

[Franklin-Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-45 12:20]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Five days after Southside's Blackwater River bottled up at Franklin, the heart of the city is still deep under water.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin;]


But diesel fuel and sewage have turned a flood into a "hazmat" site that's crippling the cleanup.
Even with 186 business owners still unable to get back to their buildings, residents say morale is improving.
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[SOT 14:34:08]
[IN Q=Everybody]

((EVERYBODY HAS PULLED TOGETHER... LIKE THIS HAPPENS.))
[SUPER=01-Lorrie Doughty/Franklin Resident;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=this happens.]
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[VO-NAT]


Water levels have dropped almost three feet from their high water mark on Sunday.
That still leaves more than five feet of water covering a multi-block area of Virginia's hardest hit city.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm] [09/21/1999] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE
With winds up to 50 miles per hour and heavy rain, the latest tropical storm to hit the Southern U-S closed schools and businesses.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL]

Five to 10 inches of rain fell on South Florida...causing massive traffic jams on the area's busy interstate highways. Even side streets turned to rivers as water clogged storm drains. Florida Governor Jeb Bush declared a state of emergency for many of the counties in Harvey's path. Near Naples, dozens of motorists got stuck in swamped streets. Neighbor helped neighbor, sometimes, though, for a price.
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[WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Roanoke-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-36 35:57]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]


One man is in the hospital after his pick-up truck slammed into a house tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


It happened shortly after 9.
Officials are unsure how the driver lost control.
But the truck hit a house in the 28 hundred block of Cove Road in Northwest Roanoke -- causing minor damage to the front of the home.
No word yet on the driver's condition - or what caused the accident.
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[Griffin]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-35 1:03:50]
[GRAPHIC=Griffin-New Job]


Danville's last city manager - Ray Griffin, Junior - has a new job tonight.
He will become Kingsport, Tennessee's City Manager as of October first.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/July;]


Danville's City Council fired Griffin in July. He worked there for seven years.
Griffin will take a pay cut to go to Kingsport. He made nearly 108-thousand dollars a year in Danville. The Kingsport job offers about 17-thousand less.
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[anchor=Tonya]
[graphic=hold]


Griffin says he is ecstatic and pleased with the new job offer.



[Measles]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-28 1:26:57]
[GRAPHIC=Measles]


A rare outbreak of measles in central Virginia has health officials worried how many more people might become infected.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


So far nine people, including four children have contracted the disease.. officials believe a Bedford County man contracted the virus during a trip to Africa.
No new cases have been reported for several days, but authorities say everyone should update their own vaccinations.
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[SOT 21:01:58]
[IN Q=Now is the]

((DR. JOANNA HARRIS/CENTRAL VA HEALTH DISTRICT: NOW IS THE TIME TO GO BACK AND CHECK YOUR RECORDS AND IF YOU DON'T HAVE RECORDS AND YOUR MOTHER DOESN'T REMEMBER, THEN THEY NEED TO GO ON EVEN THOUGH THEY'RE AN ADULT, AND GET AN IMMUNIZATION.. MEASLES, MUMPS, RUBELLA ARE GIVEN ALL TOGETHER.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Joanna Harris/Central Va. Health District]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=given all together.]
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[VO-NAT]


The health departments in both Bedford and Lynchburg are offering free measles immunizations for anyone who may need one.
Fewer than a hundred cases of measles were reported in the entire U-S last year.
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[Earthquake]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Earthquake]


Bodies are piled in open-air morgues in Taiwan in the aftermath of yesterday's powerful earthquake.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-T'ai-chung Taiwan; ]

The death toll stands at about 17-hundred. Rescuers from around the world - including Virginia - are on the way to help. A Fairfax County rescue team -- which includes paramedics, doctors, engineers, and communications specialists -- left Dover Air Force Base in Delaware this morning on an 18-hour flight to the earthquake-ravaged island. The team saved four lives in a rescue mission in Turkey last month. It expects to stay in Taiwan a week to ten days.
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[Bedford-Student]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A high school student in Bedford County is suspended for allegedly carrying a gun on a school bus.
The sheriff's office says the Jefferson Forest High School student showed the small-caliber gun to another student this morning.
He's being held at the Lynchburg Detention Home, and will face charges of having a gun on school property.

[Z101]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-37 46:16]
[GRAPHIC=None]


If you tuned your radio into 101 point 5 this afternoon you heard the sounds of modern rock. After Z101 scrapped their format last weekend - they're back on with their old format.
[Double Boxes=Tonya/Kate]


Kate Weidaw joins us from the newsroom to explain why the radio station made a quick switch back.
[Live= Kate]
[SUPER=@Kate1]

In less than a week Z101 went from modern rock to easy listening--back to modern rock. Station officials say it was all thanks to the listeners and advertisers who were willing to sign on to keep the modern rock format on the air.
(rollcue... on the air )
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Z101]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;:00]
[SUPER=01-Bob Travis/Owner;:24]
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[OUT Q=we appreciate it]



(([SOT 1:12:59]
[INQ=]

((Z101 ROANOKE'S MODERN ROCK.))
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Only days after Z101 announced it was changing its format to simulcast with Lynchburg's River --- the station was back

playing modern rock. The owners of the station announced they were changing the format because they couldn't bring in money from advertisers
---but that didn't last for long.



[SOT 1:04:25]
[INQ=]

((BOB TRAVIS/OWNER: WE WERE DELUGED WITH PHONE CALLS AND E-MAILS LITERALLY HUNDREDS OF E-MAILS FROM OUR LISTENERS.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= :9]



This led to new advertisers buying time at the station as well as longer commitments from existing ones.
But could this quick change have been a ploy to get listeners and advertisers to buy into the station?
The owner says that's not the case.

[SOT 1:05:49]
[INQ=]

((BOB TRAVIS/OWNER: I'D LIKE TO CLAIM CREDIT FOR THAT BUT I'M NOT THAT SMART SO IT JUST TURNED OUT THAT WAY.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= :8]


The D.J.s say the listeners are to thank, as call after call tied up phone lines for most of the day.

[SOT 1:07:43]
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((THANKS FOR LISTENING WE APPRECIATE IT VERY VERY MUCH.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= :5]))
[Live= Kate]

The D.J.s at Z101 are also happy about the format being back on the air--they were fired on Saturday
[Double Boxes=Tonya/Kate]

and then found out today at 2 o'clock that they had their jobs back.
[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


The search for a new Star City manager narrows.
Details coming up.
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[VO-NAT]


And a local prison escapee gives up his freedom for some food and a drink.
We'll have the story.
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[Sports-preview]


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[WRITER=sma]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=in sports]
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[City-Manager]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-30 1:33:02]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke Mgr. Search]


Roanoke City Council is now focusing on two outside candidates as the search for a new city manager moves forward.
Council members confirm that acting city manager Jim Ritchie is NOT among the two finalists.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape]


Five council members met on Saturday.
But with Mayor David Bowers recovering from eye surgery and Linda Wyatt absent because of a previous commitment... the decision to narrow the search left some hard feelings.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=And I don't think]

((LINDA WYATT/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: AND I DON'T THINK TWO OR THREE DAYS WOULD HAVE MADE A LOT OF DIFFERENCE IN THAT PROCESS, BUT IT CERTAINLY WOULD HAVE TO THE MAYOR AND TO THE PERCEPTION OF AN OPEN PROCESS.)) ((JIM TROUT/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: WHEN YOU HAVE OUTSTANDING CANDIDATES, ESPECIALLY TWO, THEY'VE ALSO GOT APPLICATIONS ELSEWHERE. IF ROANOKE DID NOT SHOW A STRONG INTEREST THEY WOULD WANT TO KNOW.))
[SUPER=01-Linda Wyatt/Roanoke City Council; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jim Trout/Roanoke City Council; :11]
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[OUT Q=they would want to know.]
[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The top two candidates are municipal officials... one here in Virginia, the second in another southeastern State. The city's consultant is now arranging for both to visit Roanoke and hold more discussions with members of council.

[VA-Employment]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Employment]


Virginia's employment climbed with the temperatures this summer as residents got 71 thousand more jobs in July than last year's July figure.
That makes 1999's July employment numbers the highest ever recorded for that month.
Roanoke saw jobs increase by 3-thousand.
Lynchburg's rate was up 1-point-6 percent.
But Danville was down two/tenths of a percent.



[Missing-Prisoner]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-34 52:08]
[GRAPHIC=None]


An inmate from the Augusta Correctional Center turned up in a Clifton Forge auto parts store today.
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[VO-NAT]


Anthony Lee Belcher escaped from prison Friday.
He'd been serving a 12-year sentence for burglary, grand larceny, assault, attempted flight and escape.
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[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[graphic=none]


When police approached Belcher in the auto parts store, he first gave them a phony name.
Once they found a newspaper article in his pocket about his escape, Belcher said he'd tell them his real name in exchange for a soda and a package of crackers.
[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Good news for Virginia's tobacco farmers - but they wish it wouldn't have come at North Carolina farmers' expense.


We'll have the story.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus one tough judge lives up to his reputation - he wasn't swayed by this baby - or the fact that her mother got a speeding ticket, while in labor.
Stick around.
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[lotto]
[SUPER=136-8 1 4/1 9 3 5/9 12 19 20 25/7 16 18 35 47/23]
NIGHT DRAWING=

Pick 3:
8-1-4

(eight, one, four)


Pick 4:
1-9-3-5

(one, nine, three, five)


Cash 5:
9-12-19-20-25

(nine, twelve, nineteen, twenty, twenty-five)


The Big Game:
7-16-18-35-47. Big Money Ball: 23

(seven, sixteen, eighteen, thirty-five, forty-seven. Big Money

Ball: twenty-three)


[2Bent-Mountain]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-39 12:13]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]


Lifeguard 10 was called in tonight after a tractor trailer went down an embankment.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

It happened shortly after 10 this evening on Bent Mountain Road in Roanoke County. The flat bed tractor trailer was hauling roofing shingles when it lost control and went down a 50 foot embankment. The driver had to be extricated from the cab of the vehicle. He was taken to Back Creek Elementary school where he was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital--his condition is unknown. Bent Mountain Road is open to traffic right now... but that could change.
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[Tobacco-Market]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-31 1:12:47]
[GRAPHIC=Tobacco]


Flood damage in North Carolina MAY mean Virginia farmers can look forward to better prices for their tobacco.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


While Hurricane Floyd left Southside tobacco farmers' crops in good shape... it destroyed a lot of the crop in North Carolina.
Local farmers hope that will increase demand for the leaf and drive up recent low prices.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:11:56 - :1:12:06]
[IN Q=In the past, it always has]

((KENT OWEN/TOBACCO FARMER: IN THE PAST, IT ALWAYS HAS. WE HOPE IT DOES, BUT WE DON'T WANT TO BE GLOATING IF IT DOES, BECAUSE THEY'RE IN SUCH BAD SHAPE DOWN THERE. ))
[SUPER=01-Kent Owen/Tobacco Farmer;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=such bad shape down there.]
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[VO-NAT]


But some local warehouse operators caution farmers against getting their hopes up.
That's because they expect more surplus tobacco this year.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:15:11 - :20]
[IN Q=We're not sure exactly what]

((HARRY LEA/PIEDMONT BIG SALE WAREHOUSE: WE'RE NOT SURE EXACTLY WHAT IT'LL DO TO PRICES ON THE WAREHOUSE FLOOR. WE'RE OPTIMISTIC THAT THERE'LL BE PRESSURE ON THE PRICES AND THAT THE PRICES WILL GO UP.))
[SUPER=01-Harry Lea/Piedmont Big Sale Warehouse;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=and that the prices will go up.]
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[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Tobacco markets have been closed this week because of flooding in North Carolina. They're expected to re-open ... at least in Southside... next week.

[Speeding-Birth]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=net-H]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It seems one of the best excuses a woman could have for speeding is having a baby.
But it wasn't good enough for one traffic court judge.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Streamwood, IL; ]


Despite the appeals of the new mother, she got a fine for going 20 miles over the speed limit.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT tc 15:13:17]
[IN Q=He said]

((TRACY PALMA/NEW MOTHER: HE SAID THAT THERE IS NO EXCUSE FOR SPEEDING... AND CALLED THE NEXT PERSON.))
[SUPER=01-Tracy Palma/New mother; ]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=next person.]
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[VO-NAT]


Of course she may have never received the citation in the first place had she told the officer who pulled her over she was in labor.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT tc 15:13:43]
[IN Q=Had he]

((STEPHEN SCHMIDT/ELK GROVE VILLAGE POLICE CHIEF: HAD HE KNOWN THAT HE WOULD NEVER... WE UNDERSTAND THESE THINGS HAPPEN.))
[SUPER=01-Stephen Schmidt/Elk Grove Village Police Chief; ]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=these things happen.]
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[VO-NAT]


Palma says she didn't tell the officer her water broke because she wanted to deliver her baby at a specific hospital.
She was afraid the officer would escort her to a closer one right down the street.
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[Weather] [09/21/1999] [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=X5001][S-Extra]



[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=EXTRA]
[GRAPHIC=]


Jamal Anderson of the Falcons is done for the year and we will have highlights from two girls basketball games for ya
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Brookline, MA; :00]


but first our extra point. Tiger Woods was in good company as he and the wrest of the Ryder Cup team, which includes David Duvall, held practice for the tourney. The event begins this Friday in Brookline, Massachusetts. Now your numbers.
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[OUT Q=....LAST SCORE."]
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[S-Salem]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-50]
[GRAPHIC=Hometown Hoops Weekly]


Lets start on the hard wood with some hometown hoops, first Lord Botetourt and Salem.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Cavaliers vs. Spartans; :00]


We pick it up at the halfway point and Salem coach Tracey Driscoll offering tips.
The Lady Cavaliers came out smoking as Whitney Dix steals the ball and drives coast to coast for the lay up.
The Lady Spartans would increase that 24-19 . Watch Lindsay Stratton drive into the paint and nail the short J to keep Salem a head.
[SUPER=34-Salem/47/Lord Botetourt/42;]


This Blue Ridge District battle would get even more physical as both teams scramble for the ball. Amber Graham comes up with it and goes in for the bucket and foul.
Chassity Martin answers with the deuce and Salem goes on to win 47-42.
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[S-Byrd]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-49 14:46]
[GRAPHIC=Hometown Hoops weekly]


Over in Vinton, William Byrd opened district play against Christiansburg.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/Blue Demons vs. Terriers; :00]


The Blue Demons fan base was solid last night as C-Burg game in with a 2 and 5 record, which already surpasses last years win total.
And the Lady Blue Demons were tough last night. Watch Ashley "the real" McCoy take advantage of the missed pass and score two of her 12 points on the night. Byrd still lead 31-27.
[SUPER=34-William Byrd/52/Christiansburg/38;]Christiansburg would tie it up, and that's when Byrd would pull away.

Andrea Gay led all scorers with 22 and her teammate Dawn Chewning also pitched in, knocking down three threes, two right in a row as the lady Terriers win 52-38.
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[S-Falcons]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-38 2:05:21]
[GRAPHIC=Falcons]


The Atlanta Falcons are OH and Two and without the services of their star running back.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Irving, TX/ABC; :00]


In last night's Monday Night football game from Texas Stadium in Dallas against the Cowboys, The falcon back tore a knee ligament on just his third carry of the night. Jamal set an NFL record with 410 carries last season, his third thousand yard rushing season in a row.
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-53 320tc]
[GRAPHIC=TECH FOOTBALL]


The Virginia Tech Hokies are a day away from their Thursday night date against Clemson at Lane Stadium.
Tech freshman sensation Michael Vick tells Mike Stevens his leg and arm are ready.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Michael Vick/Will Start Against Clemson; :18]
[SUPER=04-September 4th; :47]
[SUPER=01-Andre Kendrick/Va. Tech Tailback; :55]
[SUPER=@mike1; 1:08]
[SUPER=04-1989 Clemson Game; 1:26]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Head Coach; 1:39]
[RUNS=2:04]
[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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((BYE BYE))



[Sports tease]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Still to come tonight, Bristol Motor Speedway takes action against scalpers
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-]


NASCAR Live host Eli Gold is in Salem Tonight, words from him up next.

(-------------)[S-Gold]



[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-51]
[GRAPHIC=NASCAR]


The weekly show NASCAR Live was heard around the country tonight but it hit the airwaves right here in Salem with Eli Gold.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


Gold broadcasted from WSLC Radio from seven to eight. He called the Winston Cup race from New Hampshire over the weekend and watched Joe Nemechek win his first Cup race.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="i]
[SUPER=01-Eli Gold/NASCAR Live Host; :00]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=emotional]
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[VO-NAT]

Gold has interesting ties to the valley that include honey moons and hockey. He was the voice of the Roanoke Rebels hockey team in the late 70's.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="I]
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Bristol speedway is coming down hard on ticket scalpers.
Speedway officials have canceled a man's season tickets after seeing his Internet offer to sell them to the highest bidder.
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This isn't the first time the track has canceled a ticket purchase.
Last season, officials pulled 90 tickets to each of the two major Winston Cup events when they found a buyer was scalping them on the Internet.
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