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Coming up on News 7-
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An appeals court allows the music to play- The latest on tunes online coming up.
A North Carolina fugitive considered armed and dangerous may be in Southside.
And a goodbye to Kathie Lee- as she bids goodbye to REG.
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[Talent=Jean]


Plus the weekend forecas-
News 7 is next. [Open]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[VO-NAT]

Napster fans can keep downloading all that free music .. at least for now.
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[Napster]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=00-22 1:11:00]
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Napster lives.
A federal appeals court panel in San Franscio has blocked a lower court order that would have shut it down at midnight.
Napster fans are delighted, but they say even if the site is eventually forced to close, there are already others just like it.
[Double Boxes=Jean & Kate/Newsroom]


Kate Weidaw talked with some local Internet experts to find out.
[Live=Kate full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Kate1]


Napster is just one of several Internet sites that lets you download music .. for free.
The recording industry and artists sued Napster .. claiming the service threatens the financial integrity of their business. But with today's ruling, Napster users are celebrating.
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[IN Q=Downloading music]
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[SUPER=01-Patrick Veverka/Napster User;:17]
[SUPER=01-Tim Poindexter/Computer Expert;:32]
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[OUT Q=on the internet.]


(( Downloading music from Napster is as easy as clicking your mouse on the song you want. Patrick Veverka has downloaded over one thousand songs and says the site offers the popular song by the artist not the whole album.

[SOT 8:23:53]
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((PATRICK VEVERKA/NAPSTER USER: I LIKE TO LISTEN TO IT AND TRY OUT NEW ONES. I OFTEN BUY THE CD'S A LOT TO THAT I FIND ON THERE.))
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And experts agree that Napster has increased sales for the record industry by allowing the consumer to sample the music before they purchase it, even if the music industry disagrees.

[SOT 9:36:41]
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((TIM POINDEXTER/COMPUTER EXPERT: THE RECORDING INDUSTRY WERE PROBABLY THE INSTIGATORS ALONG WITH THE BAND METALLICA, STARTED THIS ALL OUT BECAUSE THEY WEREN'T GETTING THEM ROYALTIES.))
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And even if Napster eventually shuts down many think it won't have a big impact.

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((PATRICK VEVERKA/NAPSTER USER: I'M NOT SURE IT WILL HAVE THE EFFECT THE RECORD INDUSTRY HOPES IT WILL. ))
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((PATRICK VEVERKA: THERE ARE OTHER PROGRAMS LIKE SCOUR OR GNUTELLE WHICH ARE A LOT FASTER AND HAVE MORE OF A SELECTION.))
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So with other free downloading music sites out there will the music industry sue the others?

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((TIM POINDEXTER/COMPUTER EXPERT: I THINK THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT NEEDS TO PAUSE IN MY OPINION AND TAKE A GOOD CLOSE LOOK AT WHAT THEY'RE GOVERNING ON THE INTERNET.))
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[Live=Kate Full/Newsroom]

If you were trying to log onto Napster today to download as many songs as you could before it was suppose to shut down, you might have had some problems.
[Double Boxes=Jean & Kate/Newsroom]

The site saw a record number of users which caused some back ups.

[Hicks]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=00-25 38:12]
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Authorities says a North Carolina fugitive considered armed and dangerous- made his way to Danville and could still be in the area.
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Danville police say it happened in North Carolina when David Lee Hicks stole an officer's gun, escaped from police and kidnapped a North Carolina woman apparently at random at gun point last night.
Authorities say Hicks was last seen on West Main Street in Danville.
U-S Marshalls, Danville Police and at least six other North Carolina law enforcement agencies are looking for Hicks.
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[SUPER=01-Al Smith/Danville Police Captain]

((AL SMITH/DANVILLE POLICE CAPTAIN: HE IS STILL ON THE LOOSE. THERE ARE NUMEROUS FELONY WARRANTS ON FILE INCLUDING ARMED ROBBERY, KIDNAPPING, ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON ON A GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL.))
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[VO-NAT]


The victim Donna Hall escaped without injuries. Authorities are asking if you see Hicks to call your local police department.
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Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm] [07/28/2000] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][NS-Shops]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=00-21 1:37:35]
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228 Norfolk Southern carshop workers are scheduled for furlough on August 9th, but some say they are fighting back.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]
[TAPE#=00-31 TC 00:48]


Several members of the Brotherhood of Railway Carmen are preparing to file suit against Norfolk Southern.
They say the company has violated agreements made during negotiations proceeding the Conrail Merger.
Norfolk Southern also announced another layoff today, this one with installation workers across the Eastern Region.
53 of those workers will join the ranks of the unemployed with car shop workers on August 9th.
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[Unemployment]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=00-19 1:13:49]
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Unemployment in Virginia remains at some of the lowest rates on record.
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[VO-NAT]


The statewide jobless rate for June is 2-point-9 per cent, the lowest figure for the month in 47 years.
The Roanoke area had its lowest June jobless rate ever: 2- percent.
Lynchburg was also at an all-time June low at 2-point-2 per cent.
The New River Valley is hurting from layoffs at Volvo... with 3-point-8 per cent of the work force OUT of work.
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[M'ville-unemployment]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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And in Martinsville, the unemployment rate is still the highest in the state.
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[VO-NAT]
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The Virginia Employment Commission puts the rate at 13-point-7 per cent.
That's down more than two cent in just a month, the lowest rate since Tultex shut down.
But several companies there are taking additional layoff weeks.
V-E-C says that's not normal for companies like Pulaski Furniture.
Hooker furniture officials have toured the plant several times.
Some employees are concerned about their futures.
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[SUPER=01-Robert Wooding/Pulaski Furniture Employee;]
[SUPER=01-Joyce Snead/VEC Manager; :08]

((ROBERT WOODING/PULASKI FURNITURE EMPLOYEE: WHEN YOU'RE 50 SOMETHING YEARS OLD YOU DON'T KNOW IF YOU CAN FIND A JOB OR NOT.))
[SOT 1:20:20]

((JOYCE SNEAD/VEC MANAGER: WE OF COURSE FIND OUT AS FAST AS WE CAN IF IT'S GOING TO BE A TOTAL SHUTDOWN AND WE DO HAVE A RAPID RESPONSE TEAM THAT WORK WITH THESE COMPANIES BUT WE HAVE NOT HEARD ANYTHING FROM THESE COMPANIES.))
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[OUT Q=from these companies.]
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[VO-NAT]


Pulaski Furniture has not said if it will shut down or not.
Ridgway Clocks and Pillowtex have also taken additional lay off weeks.
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[Bank-America]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=00-28 30:05]
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And more employment news- Ten thousand people are getting the pink slip at the nation's largest bank.
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Bank of America will lay off seven percent of its workforce to cut costs.
Its strategy of building through acquisitions failed to deliver the anticipated earnings growth.
Bank of America merged with Nationsbank nearly two years ago.
That gave the bank a stake in several Virginia banks.
Since the merger, Bank of America has eliminated about 25-thousand jobs.
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[BWX-Retirees]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=ssm]
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From job security to health insurance- The clock is ticking for 600 retired Babcock and Wilcox employees in Campbell County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


They have until August 1st to decide whether to accept huge increases in their health insurance premiums or be dropped from the plan altogether.
The group has been fighting the increases for more than a year.. now they want to tell their story nationwide in hopes of getting help.
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[SOT 10:24:09]
[IN Q=We would like]

((MARILYN ELLIOTT/WIFE OF BWXT RETIREE: WE WOULD LIKE TO TAKE THIS STORY TO 'SIXTY MINUTES'. WE REALLY ARE ACHING TO GO THAT FAR TO TELL THIS, TO LET EVERYBODY KNOW WHAT'S HAPPENING. BWXT IS A UNIQUE CORPORATION AND, OF COURSE, WHAT MAKES IT UNIQUE IS THE NAVY NUCLEAR SUPPLIER, THE ONE AND ONLY OF ITS KIND.))
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[VO-NAT]


BWXT says it negotiated the best insurance plan it could for the retired employees.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
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The Concorde crash claims another life. The latest is just ahead on News 7 at 11.
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[VO-NAT]


And it's over for Regis and Kathie Lee. Plenty of laughter, and some tears, in her final broadcast.
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[Sports-Preview]


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[OUT Q=...the Big 7."]

((Hey sports fans here's what's happening tonight. Frank Beamer was in Roanoke a day after the Hokies were picked to finish second in the Big East Steve Mason caught up with former Hokie defensive back Anthony Midget at the Atlanta Falcons training camp Dell Curry was the guest at Page Moir's basketball camp at the Bast Center and the Giants beat the Cubs on a 9-th inning home run.
All that and more coming up on the Big 7.))
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[Concorde]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 pm]
[WRITER=acr]
[TAPE#=Net]
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The death toll rose today to 114 in Tuesday's Concorde crash..
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Gonesse, France]


Investigators found another body in the charred rubble of the hotel the Concorde smashed into.
New information today about the crash from France's transport ministry- It suggests it may have been debris from a blown tire that sparked the fire.
The Concorde has had some problems in the past- that sound similar.
In 1979 two tires blew out as a Concorde was taking off from Washington Dulles.
In that incident, the debris damaged the number two engine, punctured three fuel tanks and tore a large hole in the wing.
Today a silent march was held for the victims by the residents of Gonesse- while Air France held a private memorial for the crew members that died.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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Protests have turned deadly in the streets of Peru- after today's Presidential Inauguration.
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Tens of thousands of demonstrators rioted outside the presidential palace this afternoon- setting government buildings on fire and breaking windows.
Two people are dead- found in the ashes of a state bank that had been set ablaze.
About 35 people were also hurt in clashes between protestors and police.
The demonstrators are protesting the inauguration of President Alberto Fujimori to an unprecedented third term.
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[Kathie-LEe]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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After 15 years of Live with Regis and Kathie Lee- it was time for a goodbye today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-"Live with Regis & Kathie Lee;]


Kathie Lee Gifford bid farewell to her morning show and co-host Regis Philbin this morning.
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[SOT 15:13:43]
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((REGIS: ALRIGHTS THIS IS A LITTLE GIFT FROM ME OF COURSE I GAVE THE GIFT TO YOU PRIVATELY I WANT... KATHIE: IT WAS WORTH THE WAIT FOR 15 YEARS. OH MY GOSH! REGIS: THIS IS THE COVETED REGGIE AWARD! LAUGHS!))
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But don't expect Gifford to drop out of sight- She has a pop album due out this fall.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Their lawyer calls the government case a "Fantasy". Still ahead, two central moonshine suspects are brought into court.
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[VO-NAT]


And Percy the penguin swims 500 miles ... to make it all the way home.
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[Moonshine]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=00-13 2:00:42]
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Two of the central figures in a federal moonshine case were arraigned today, as one of the defense attornies labeled the government's case "pure fantasy."
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Among those pleading not guilty today were Dee Stanley, and William Lewis Helms.
Twenty seven people now face federal charges in the wake of Operation Lightning Strike.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Helms' Attorney, Jonathan Rogers says the government's case is thin on facts, and full of fiction, speculation and exaggeration.

[Earley-Abortion]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Abortion]


A panel of judges on the federal appeals court in Richmond today lifted a ban on so-called "partial birth" abortions.
And Virginia Attorney General Mark Earley says he's giving up the legal battle.
The U-S Supreme Court struck down a similar abortion ban in Nebraska last month.
Attorney General Earley says he will now work with state lawmakers to try to write a new law that is Constitutional.

[Lincoln-Terrace]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=00-24 29:48]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Lincoln Terrace public housing community is on the brink of major renovations... and today the Roanoke Housing Authority thanked residents for their support in the past and their cooperation in the future.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Mayor Ralph Smith and other city officials were on hand for a ribbon cutting, that opened a new information center on the Lincoln 2000 project.
Residents enjoyed some food, fun and games, along with thanks from Lincoln Terrace management.
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[VO-NAT]


The housing authority received a 15- million dollar federal grant to bring major renovations and new construction to the community.
Officials hope to award contracts for the first phase of the Lincoln 2000 project in September.
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[Alien-Abductions]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-18 1:47:27]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Flying saucers in Mexico.
Flying triangles in Phoenix.
Egg-shaped vehicles landing right here in Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-"UFO: The Footage"]


A lawsuit making its way through Virginia's court system alleges that -- and that Governor Jim Gilmore is NOT doing enough to defend Virginians from the alien invasion.
[SUPER=03-Alexandria;]


It's something Alexandria retiree Larry Bryant takes seriously.
Attorney General Mark Earley does NOT.
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[IN Q=My kids]
[sot 12:09:23]

((ATTORNEY GENERAL MARK EARLEY: MY KIDS HAVE TAKEN ME AWAY BEFORE. I'VE FELT LIKE I WAS ABDUCTED BY ALIENS.))
[sot 12:46:18]

((LARRY BRYANT/PLAINTIFF: THERE'S SPECULATION THAT THERE'S A NUMBER OF RACES FROM VARIOUS OUTSIDE THE SPACE ENVELOPE OF EARTH, THAT HAVE COME HERE NOT JUST FOR YEARS OR DECADES, BUT PERHAPS CENTURIES TO CHECK UP ON THEIR PROPERTY. THEY MAY CONSIDER THE EARTH CITIZENS TO BE THEIR PROPERTY.))
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[SUPER=04-"The Day the Earth Stood Still";]


The lawsuit asks the Governor to release government records on U-F-Os, establish a National Guard strike force, and provide some relief for Virginians abducted and molested by aliens.
[SUPER=04-"Men In Black"]


The state is asking an Alexandria judge to dismiss the suit and sanction the plaintiffs.
Larry Bryant is keeping his eyes on the skies ... and seeking some legal assistance.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Extra Point]
[GRAPHIC=Sports Logo]


Frank Beamer was in Roanoke today Dell Curry was the guest speaker on the final day of Page Moir's basketball camp and Steve Mason has a report on former Tech defensive back Anthony Midget.
But first our extra Point.
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[VO NAT]
[SUPER=76-MLB; :]


Major League Baseball trades are heating up. The Mets have acquired veteran shortstop Mike Bordick from the Baltimore Orioles.
The Mets get shortstop Melvin Mora, Utility man Mike Kinkade and minor league pitcher Lesli Brea.
Bordick is a free agent at the end of the season. And here are tonight's numbers.
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[S-Cubs]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-73 (58:59)]
[GRAPHIC=Cubs/Giants]


A two run homer in the ninth lifted the San Francisco Giants to a 2 to nothing win over the Chicago Cubs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/WGN; :]


A Cubs fan sporting a new glove.
That two run homer came in the ninth off the bat of Rich Aurilia. He sends the pitch deep over the left field wall giving the Giants the 2 to nothing win.
[SUPER=35-San Francisco/2/Chicago/0/;]


San Francisco has won 18 of its last 24 games and the loss ends the Cub's longest winning streak of the season at six games.
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[S-Straw]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-66 (1:12:28)]
[GRAPHIC=Baseball Logo]


Darryl Strawberry may have violated his probation by leaving a drug rehab program before his time was up. There are also reports that Strawberry visited a South Florida nightclub were alcohol is consumed, but not sold.
As part of his April 1999 probation on charges of possessing cocaine and soliciting a prostitute, Strawberry was ordered to not use drugs or frequent establishments were the main source of income is alcohol.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=76-MLB; :]


While answering questions about violating probation, Strawberry said his cancer is back.
The former Yankee outfielder was diagnosed with colon cancer in 1998 and underwent treatment.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="All I....]

((DARRYL STRAWBERRY/FORMER YANKEE OUTFIELDER: PHYSCIALLY I HAVE SOME SITUATIONS COMING UP RIGHT NOW THAT'S GOING TO BE REAL DIFFICULT FOR ME. SO, I HAVE TO DEAL WITH THEM AT THIS POINT. (IS THIS THE CANCER THAT'S RETURNED?) YES.))
[SUPER=01-Darryl Strawberry/Former Yankee Outfielder; :]
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[OUT Q=......Yes."]
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[S-Beamer]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=dwi]
[TAPE#=SP-71 (54:45)]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech Football]


Over 400 Virginia Tech faithful attended a Hokie Club banquet today at Hotel Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :]


Hokie Football Coach Frank Beamer was the guest of honor, only one day after being picked second to Miami in the Big East Conference.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="It's certainly..."]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Football Coach; :]
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[OUT Q="...it's probably legit."]
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[S-Dell]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=dwi]
[TAPE#=SP-65 (1:30:32)]
[GRAPHIC=Basketball]


The 11th annual Roanoke College basketball camp came to an end today after a very successful three-week run.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


The camp utilizes current Roanoke players to teach fundamentals at all levels to the kids ages 8-15 who attend. Former Virginia Tech star and 14-year NBA veteran Dell Curry was on hand today to bring the camp to a close.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=First audio...]
[SUPER=01-Page Moir/Roanoke Coll. Basketball Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dell Curry/Toronto Raptors; :15]
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[OUT Q=.........enjoyed themselves."]
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[S-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-77 (31:03)]
[GRAPHIC=Sports Logo]


In racing, Christian Fittipaldi will miss the Target Grand Prix cart race on Sunday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/WBBM; :]


Fittipaldi crashed today during practice and the Chicago Motor Speedway and was knocked out.
He was awake and alert after being removed from his Lola-Ford but Cart rules say any driver who loses consciousness dyuring a crash on race weekend is barred from racing in that event.
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[S-Camp]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-67 1:03:30]
[GRAPHIC=Atlanta Falcons]


Anthony Midget joins the list of Hokies from last seasons top rated defense that are trying to make the NFL grade. Steve Mason and photographer Mark Hollandsworth caught up with him at Falcons training camp.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
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[SUPER=01-Anthony Midget/Falcons Rookie Defensive Back; :10]
[SUPER=03-New Orleans, LA/Sugar Bowl; :41]
[SUPER=01-Dan Reeves/Atlanta Falcons Head Coach; :54]
[SUPER=01-Dwayne Stukes/Falcons Rookie Defensive Back; :18]
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Percy the Penguin makes it home-
After swimming 500 miles with a satellite tracking device on his back-
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Percy made it back to his island home today.
If you're wondering why scientists were keeping track of this penguin- it was merely to track his safety.
Percy was one of 43-thousand Penguins rescued from an oil spill five weeks ago.
Last week Percy and two other Penguins were fitted with a tracking device and released into the water- Scientists hoped the oil dissipated so the penguins could get back to their island home.
Percy made it- so scientists took the device off and released him into the wild-
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