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Coming up on News 7-
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People from across the nation and even across the ocean come to Bedford this memorial day. We'll have the story.
The grand-daughter of one L-A officials is shot to death.
Plus clouds could not hide some stars tonight. We'll take you to Star party in the Park in Roanake.
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News 7 is Next.
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[Bedford-Memorial]


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A little rain was a small sacrifice for a crowd of thousands who gathered today to honor D-Day heroes in Bedford.

The city lost 23 young men during the Normandy invasion at a time when Bedford's population was just 32-hundred. Tonya Flory reports how Victory Plaza is making sure they'll never be forgotten.
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An audience of four thousand sat silent as "Death on Shore" was unveiled at the National D-day memorial ceremony in Bedford. A granite arch, and another statue entitled "Across the Beach" were also dedicated. But it was the lone soldier with personal items falling out of his bag that evoked emotional response from the crowd.
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((RICHARD BURROW/PRES. D-DAY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION: I THINK IT HAS MOVED A LOT OF PEOPLE...THAT SORT OF THING.)) [RUNS:10]
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((THIS SCULPTURE DEATH ON SHORE WAS UNVEILED FOR THOUSAND AND WILL REMAIN FOR MILLIONS WHO ARE EXPECTED TO TRAVEL TO BEDFORD FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD FOR A TRIBUTE SOME WAITED A LIFETIME TO SEE.)) [RUNS:11]
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((JACK HOFFLER/WWII VET: BETTER LATE THAN NEVER, I'M JUST THINKING ABOUT ALL THE GUYS THAT I LEFT OVER THERE.)) [RUNS:08]
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Jack Hoffler was the youngest man to hit the beaches at Normandy, and was one of the first to connect with the tribute to the fallen soldiers. The sculptor Jim Brothers says all of his work comes from real stories told by veterans and their families.
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((JIM BROTHERS/SCULPTOR: WHEN YOU ARE DOING A PERSON WHO IS DEAD YOU OBVIOUSLY WANT THEM TO HAVE BEEN ALIVE AND THE LETTERS FROM HOME, THE BIBLE, YOU WANT TO HAVE EXISTED IN THE OBSERVERS MIND.)) [RUNS:13]
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the statue will eventually be half immersed in a reflecting pool symbolizing the shore of Omaha beach. Hoffler says he'll be back to see the memorial when it's complete.
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((JACK HOFFLER/WWII VET: I INTEND TO KEEP COMING BACK...BECAUSE IT MEANS A LOT.)) [RUNS:11]
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Tonya Flory, News 7. ))


[Goodlatte-Injured]


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Congressman Bob Goodlatte was injured this morning at the D-Day memorial service in Bedford. The sixth district Republican apparently slipped on wet stairs after addressing the crowd. That may prompt the Foundation to make some changes to Victory Plaza.
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((RICHARD BURROW/PRES. D-DAY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION: THE POLISHED GRANITE THAT'S ON THE FLOOR OF THE PLAZA GETS REALLY SLICK AND THEY ARE GOING TO HAVE TO UNPOLISHED IT BY SHOOTING IT WITH SAND SANDBLAST IT TO TAKE THE EDGE ON IT WHICH IS ASHAMED BECAUSE THE POLISH SET OFF THE NAMES OF THE BEACHES, BUT WE CERTAINLY DON'T WANT PEOPLE GETTING HURT.))
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Goodlatte was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital's emergency room where he was treated for a leg injury.


[Arlington-Memorial]


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People across the nation honored America's war dead-
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At a New York Ceremony the painful memories are obvious on many veterans faces.
At the Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum a flag- one hundred feet long was unfurled, a 21 gun salute- fired-
and a flyover honored the nation's hereos.
and in Arlington...
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((ORDER! NAT SOUND GUNS DOWN))
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President Clinton presented a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery- and honored not just those who lost their lives-
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((WE HONOR AS WELL ALL THE PROUD VETERANS WHO WOULD'VE MADE THE SAME SACRIFICE IF GOD HAD CALLED HIS HEREOS HOME IN A DIFFERENT ORDER.))
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[Clinton-Trip]


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Following the ceremony President Clinton left for a week long European trip which will include his first summit with new Russian President Vladimir Putin.
From there he will visit the Ukraine to encourage reform.
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[Toss back to anchor][School-Shooting]


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Lake Worth Florida Police say two young people claim they saw Nathaniel Brazill with a handgun three days before he allegedy shot a teacher to death.
Now prosecutors say they may charge the 13-year old suspect as an adult.
Randall Pinkston has more.
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[wipe wipe wipe] ((In the frantic moments after teacher Barry Grunow was shot, his worried colleague called for help. Graphic 911: We have a teacher that's been shot at Lake Worth Middle School/He's been shot in the head. The suspect, 13-year-old Nathanial Brazil, had been sent home from school for throwing water balloons. When he came back Grunow would not allow him in his classroom and Brazil shot him. Police say Brazil had never been in trouble. In the search for answers, authorities are pouring over his computer, cd rom games and printed material found in his bedroom. chief william smith: these materials included printed web pages and other materials which may indicate the suspect was interested in military service or law enforcement or related weaponry. Police say the teenager apparently stole a semi-automatic pistol and bullets from his grandfather. And that two of Brazil's friends knew he had a gun. Suspect NB showed them a small caliber handgun last Tues, three days prior to last friday's shooting.))


[Rally]


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Today in Lake Worth a rally against violence in memory of Barry Grunow (Gra-no.)
About 5-hundred people attended including parents and political leaders.
Funeral services for Gra-no are scheduled for tomorrow morning and a candlelight vigil is scheduled for tomorrow night.
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[LA-Police]


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Violence takes another young life- this time the shooting was in Los Angeles- killing the grandaughter of the Los Angeles Police Chief.
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Chief Bernard Parks' 20-year old granddaughter was shot to death in the city's South Central area.
Lori Gonzalez had just driven away from a Popeyes fast food restaurant- she was shot several times by a gunman who walked up and opened fire on the car.
A police spokesman says the gunmen was apparently aiming for a male passenger in the car- who was not hurt.
So far no one's been arrested.
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Closer to home- a Pulaski County man died this evening after he ran his car into a tree.
45-year old Billy Ray Harrison was driving south on route 100 in Pulaski shortly after six when he drove off the side of the road and struck a tree.
Officials say Harrison died at the scene.
No one else was injured.


[Holiday-Traffic]


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Salem State Police have reported seven fatalities in their 14-county region this holiday weekend.
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That number of seven is actually down from last year when 14 people were killed. State police say they have joined a nationwide effort to bring the accident rate down.
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((SERGEANT TOM FOSTER: TONIGHT WE'RE GOING TO HAVE 75% OF THE TROOPERS THAT WORK IN EACH COUNTY OUT ON THE HIGHWAY, THAT'S MINIMUM, SOME COUNTIES WILL HAVE MORE. AND THAT IS PART OF A PROJECT WE CALL CARE WHICH IS THE COMBINED ACTION AND REDUCTION EFFORT. IT'S A NATIONWIDE PROGRAM IN WHICH WE PARTICIPATE, AND THE GUIDELINES DO CALL FOR A MINIMUM 75%.))
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Officials say the best way to stay safe on the roads is common sense -- like wearing your seat belt, watching your speed, and never getting behind the wheel after drinking.
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Coming up next, Should Republicans have a primary or a convention to determine the candidate for governor?
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And find out what's causing a series of wildfires to pop up across Florida. More when we return.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((HI JEAN, ON THIS MEMORIAL DAY CYCLISTS TOOK OVER THE STREETS OF ROANOKE, THE HILLCATS GET PUMMELLED AT HOME, THE KNICKS EVENED UP THEIR SERIES WITH INDIANA, A LOCAL WOMAN IS ON HER WAY TO THE MAJORS AND A RARE TRIPLE ISN'T ENOUGH TO GET OAKLAND A WIN. THOSE STORIES LATER IN SPORTS.))

[Wildfire]


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Dry conditions and high temperatures are hampering firefighters' efforts in Florida as they battle a series of wildfires across the state.
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For the most part, the firefighters have been able to control the blazes before they got too big, but some evacuations have been ordered.
Some residents were forced from their homes by the rekindling of one fire in Sarasota County that officials though

t was out weeks ago.
Dozens of residents in Central Florida fled Sunday as the brush fires consumed at least six structures in Volusia County.
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[GOP-Nomination]


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Republicans will decide one of the most important factors determining who will be Virginia's next governor in one week.
Primary or convention?
It could mean the difference in which Republican heads up the ticket.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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(( All things may now be equal between the Attorney General and the Lieutenant Governor... both Republican... both seeking the top job next year.
But how the GOP candidate for governor is nominated may make a difference.
Analysts think Mark Earley's supporters could sway a convention his way.
John Hager's lieutenant governor job is only part time-- meaning he might have the advantage of campaign time if there's a primary.
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((JOHN HAGER: YOU KNOW, THE PRIMARY BRINGS THE BEST OUT. YOU GOT TO GO OUT AND WORK HARD. I GO ALL OVER THE STATE AND WORK VERY HARD WITH THE PEOPLE.))
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Earley says he doesn't care.
But he says Democrat Mark Warner does.
Warner's ready to spend a good chunk of his multi-millions -- with NO opponent on the Democratic side now.
So Warner might like to see Republicans have a costly spring primary.
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((MARK EARLEY: AND I THINK WHERE NO REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE WANTS TO BE IN LATE JUNE AND EARLY JULY IS HAVING SPENT ALL THEIR MONEY WITH A 20 MILLION DOLLAR TV CAMPAIGN COMING YOUR WAY IN THE NEXT 30 DAYS.))
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((BOB HOLSWORTH: SO VERY INTERESTING THAT THE REPUBLICAN SORT OF HEAVYWEIGHTS IN THE CONGRESSIONAL AND SENATORIAL RANKS WOULD WEIGH IN ON THE SIDE OF A PRIMARY.))
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The last man to face Mark Warner's millions has weighed in for a primary.
Senator John Warner and three congressional Republicans say it would increase interest and galvanize the grass roots.
The man who favored and got a presidential primary in Virginia say he has NO preference.
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: NO. None at all? NONE AT ALL.))
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So, now it's up to the members of the Republican state central committee, who decide next Friday how they pick a candidate in 2001.
Ellen Qualls, News7, Richmond.))



[Allen]


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Former Governor and U-S Senate Candidate George Allen is staying neutral for now in the debate over the GOP nomination for Governor.
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Allen was campaigning in Roanoke on Friday.
In an interview Allen said he generally favors primaries because they involve more people in the party and the political process... but he hasn't taken a public position in the current discussion.
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((GEORGE ALLEN/R- U.S. SENATE CANDIDATE: I'M SURE THE STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEE WILL BE HAGGLING OVER THIS, LOOKING AT THE MERITS AND THE DEMERITS AND ATTRIBUTES OF EACH WAY OF NOMINATING, BUT I'M CONFIDENT WE'LL END UP WITH A GOOD NOMINEE BECAUSE THE TWO PEOPLE RUNNING ARE BOTH OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUALS.))
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Allen will receive the party's nomination for the U-S Senate as the state GOP convention concludes Saturday in Virginia Beach.


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Still ahead on News 7, we'll take you to a local prison where inmates do their hard time on the farm.
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And some of the latest boy bands hit the stage tonight for this years Star Party in the Park. That story when we return.
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Some inmates at Bland County's medium-security state prison serve their sentences in the great outdoors.
Marya Jones tells us how Bland Correctional Center is putting farmwork back on the state farm.
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(( Every day, Gregory Worrell goes to work in a Bland County dairy, where he cares for and milks 90 cows.
He does it all inside the confines of Bland County's medium-security state prison.
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((GREGORY WORRELL/INMATE: IN THERE INSIDE THEM FENCES, I'M IN A PRISON. WHEN I'M OUT HERE, I FEEL LIKE I'M PART OF A FARM ENTERPRISE. I'M TREATED PROFESSIONALLY AND ALMOST AS AN EQUAL IN SOME OF THESE JOBS.))
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In his ninth year of a 28-year sentence for burglarizing doctors' offices and stealing drugs, Worrell says working with the dairy cows is his salvation.
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((GREGORY WORRELL: I'VE PROBABLY GROWN AND MATURED AND LEARNED MORE HERE IN THE PAST YEAR AND A HALF THAN I HAVE IN SEVERAL YEARS THROUGHOUT THE SYSTEM.))
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Nestled in the middle of 22-hundred acres, the prison has a unique opportunity to work the land with the help of inmate labor.
Of its 600 prisoners -- about 100 go out to work on the farm each day.
Each one is evaluated by the warden to be at low risk for escape.
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((LARRY JARVIS/WARDEN: IT PROVIDES THEM AN OPPORTUNITY TO WORK, TO BE INVOLVED IN PROGRAMS THAT WILL ENHANCE THEIR SUCCESS WHEN THEY RETURN TO SOCIETY.))
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((MARYA JONES/NEWS-7: USING PRISONERS AS FARM HANDS IS NOTHING NEW. BLAND CORRECTIONAL CENTER HAS BEEN DOING IT SINCE 1946. BUT ONLY IN RECENT YEARS HAS IT BECOME SELF-SUFFICIENT. GOODS PRODUCED HERE ARE USED NOT ONLY IN THIS PRISON, BUT ALSO IN THOSE ALL AROUND THE STATE.))
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George Bailey, serving a six-year sentence for assault and battery, works in the prison's meat processing and packing plant.
That's where the prison cranks out as much as 5-thousand pounds of turkey and pork sausage a day.
All of it feeds inmates here and in ALL state prisons.
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((GEORGE BAILEY: I GOT TO WORK ON A TEMPORARY BASIS ONE DAY AND I LIKED THE JOB, SO I REQUESTED TO BE TRANSFERRED HERE. I WORK WELL HERE. IT'S BUSY WORK AND THAT'S THE KIND OF WORK I LIKE TO DO.))
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The prison's dairy supplies milk for the inmates in 12 area prisons.
James Perry, serving a 19-year sentence for burglary, gets paid about 40 cents an hour to help pasturize and package the milk.
He says the job reminds him of when he worked in a dairy on the outside... with one exception:
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((JAMES PERRY/INMATE: I CAN'T GO HOME. (LAUGHS.)))
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Inmates say working on the farm makes their time here a little less confinining ... and a lot more constructive.
Marya Jones, News 7, Bland County.))


[Festival-Park]


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Not rain nor traffic could stop boy band fans from showing up at Roanoke's Festival in the Park.
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It was all part of Star Party in the Park sponsored by W-J-J-S. West life, the headliner band from Ireland, took time to sign autographs while Youngstown kept fans screaming.
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((WE CAN DO IT AUTOMATIC, I CAN FREAK YOU WITH MY GADGET. YOU SEE I'M EVERYTHING YOU WANT.))
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Other bands that performed tonight were No Authority, Mr. Big, and (Bows-sahn) Booson.
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Coming up, the Knicks even their series with Indiana, highlights from the Hillcats and the Saturn Festival Cup takes over Roanoke.
But first our Extra Point.
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40-year-old cornerback Darrell Green will reportedly sign a new five-year contract with the Washington Redskins tomorrow.
A team source, told the AP that the contract will be worth more than Green's current five-year, $12.5 million deal, which has two years remaining.
Green is a seven-time Pro Bowl selection. He's the oldest cornerback to start an NFL game and the oldest player to return an interception for a touchdown. This year will mark his 18th season in the league.
Here are the scores.
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[S-Playoffs]


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In the NBA Playoffs, the beaten up New York Knicks survived the second half to even its best of seven series with the Indiana Pacers
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Patrick Ewing sat out his second straight game, Latrell Sprewell suited up with a broken left foot to score 12 including this dunk, the Knicks had a 17 point half time lead.
Jalen Rose knocked down 18 for the Pacers who rallied in the second half to make it a game.
Larry Johnson canned three after three for New York. He led the Knicks with 25.
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Charlie Ward hit crucial three's for the home team and helped New York survive Indiana 91-89. The series is even at two games a piece.
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[S-HILLCATS]


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The Frederick Keys took their Northern Division leading record into Lynchburg tonight and showed why they're on top.
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The Keys are now 28 and 22 after tonight's win, Franky Figueroa smacks a triple out to right center and gets two RBI's as Joey Hammond and Larry Bigbie cross home plate to increase the Frederick lead to four to one in the sixth.
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Still in the sixth, M. Diaz comes up and fires one at the mound, Figueroa comes home and the Keys win 14 to one.
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Randy Velarde is in the major league record books. The Oakland A's second baseman turned the 10th unassisted triple play in major league history.
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New York had Tino Martinez at second and Jorge Posada at first.
Shane Spencer hit a line drive to Velarde for the first out, he tagged Posada who was coming to second for the next, then stepped on second base to triple-up Martinez who had broken for third.
The Yankees won though, four to one.
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The last time it was down was July eighth in 1994 by Boston's John Valentin against Seattle.

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Tammy Riggs is headed for the majors. It's not her hitting that's earned her a trip to the show.
Steve Mason tells us it's her voice.
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((Gene Riggs led the Terriers to a ninth straight Blue Ridge District baseball title, but his wife and not wins earned him a trip to Chicago's Comiskey Park. ((NAT SOUND:))
Tammy Riggs has been chosen to sing the National Anthem before the Kansas City Royals/Whote Sox game this July 24th.

((TAMMY RIGGS/WHITE SOX NAT. ANTHEM SINGER:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((GENE RIGGS/WILLIAM BYRD BASEBALL COACH:))
Tammy has been singing for 20 years and is a member of the choir at her church, the place where she has spent many an hour rehearsing the anthem ((NAT SOUND:)) In her own special rendition of take me out to the ball game, Tammy describes her love for the game, a love that she and Gene passed on to their son Easton, named after the Easton Baseball bat. That letter and her lungs made her the White Sox top choice.
Tammy and Gene will also take in a Cubs came during their trip to Chicago. Steve Mason news 7 sports.))


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The damp weather didn't stop the running of the 2000 Saturn Festival Cup.
The event in downtown Roanoke capped off three days of racing in the Roanoke Valley.
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The men's senior category three race was a runaway for the eventual winner, 17 year old Mike Collins.
The Winston Salem native pulled out and never looked back.
Matt Mega was second and Chris Vigna third.
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The men's pro one and two riders were the next ones to take control of the streets.
72 participants tried to master the difficult course.
When all was said and done, Brian Walton of the Saturn Cycling team beat the pack.
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Ian Dille and Rob Acciavatti came in second and third in the Men's pro.
In the Senior Women's category three and four Louise Laganiere, Kimbery Meyers and Janette Williams were the top three.
Emily Wilson, Tracey Spruill and Susan Helm were the top three finishers in the Women's pro.
Local cyclist Brandon Tate won the Junior 10 to 14 race.

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