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Coming up on News 7-
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Federal officials deal a crippling blow to a major Columbian drug operation.
A school district could face legal action after a student leads a crowd in prayer before a football game.
And-- Virginia Tech prepares for its first football game of the season.
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News 7 is next.

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U-S officials put the brakes on a major drug smuggling operation.
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Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[Drug-Bust]


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The Columbian- based drug ring allegedly transported tons of cocaine into at least 12- nations, including the United States.
Sam Litzinger has more.
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(( MORE THAN A BILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF COCAINE IS NOW IN THE HANDS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT ... AFTER A COLOMBIAN DRUG RING IS DEALT A MAJOR BLOW.

((SOT: RAYMOND KELLY/COMMISSIONER, U.S. CUSTOMS SERVICE))

"WE WIPED OUT A SPRAWLING ORGANIZATION WHOSE TENTACLES REACHED AROUND THE WORLD."
ON SATURDAY, U-S OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED THE SEIZURE OF ALMOST 25 TONS OF COCAINE -- AND 43 ARRESTS. THE RESULT OF A 2-YEAR INVESTIGATION KNOWN AS OPERATION JOURNEY.
DURING THAT TIME, AUTHORITIES SAY AN ELABORATE DRUG TRAFFICKING NETWORK WAS SMUGGLING MASSIVE AMOUNTS OF COCAINE FROM SOUTH AMERICA ... TO THE UNITED STATES AND EUROPE.
ACCORDING TO INVESTIGATORS, THE COCAINE WAS PRODUCED IN COLOMBIA -- AND THEN STORED IN THE JUNGLES OF VENEZUELA -- BEFORE FINALLY GETTING SHIPPED OFF IN COMMERCIAL FREIGHTERS.

((SOT: Julio Mercado/DEA))


THE ALLEGED RINGLEADER, IVAN DE LA VEGA, WAS ARRESTED IN VENEZUELA EARLIER THIS MONTH. HE AND A TOP ASSOCIATE NOW FACE FEDERAL DRUG CHARGES IN FLORIDA.
MEANWHILE, OFFICIALS ARE HOPING THAT AGENCIES FROM OTHER COUNTRIES WILL CONTINUE TO WORK TOGETHER ... TO CATCH SUSPECTED DRUGLORDS.
SAM LITZINGER, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.

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The Virginia Tech Hokies home opener is almost here.
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Crews at Lane Stadium were cleaning the stands today before fans start piling in for the first game of the season. The new north end zone bleachers have been completed just in time for the game. E-S-P-N is already there assembling the set for their Game Day broadcast. Kick off is at 8 P-M against Georgia Tech.
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Hokie fans around the area are already getting geared up for tomorrow's game. But Roanokers Bobbi and Bill Spencer are Hokie year round.
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From the banner flying over the front yard, to the mailbox painted in orange and maroon, the Spencers' devotion to Virginia Tech is apparent.
Their cars are equipped with logos, and Virginia Tech license plates... Even the backyard is landscaped with Tech's football fortunes in mind.
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((BILL SPENCER: I DREAMED UP THE IDEA OF PUTTING A FOOTBALL IN THE BACKYARD, WITH A VT EMBLEM IN IT. MY WIFE HAD TO DO ALL THE WORK BECAUSE I HAD A NECK BRACE AND I WAS LOOKING UP AT THE SKY. WE GOT A UVA FRIEND OF OURS TO DO THE ACTUAL MANUAL LABOR.)) ((BOBBI SPENCER: FOOTBALL IS MY VERY FAVORITE SPORT. YOU CAN HAVE ALL THE REST OF THEM. AND I'M JUST LOOKING FORWARD TO FOOTBALL TIME AGAIN. I'VE BEEN GETTING READY FOR THIS FOR TWO OR THREE MONTHS NOW.))
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The Spencers say they've been fans of Virginia Tech football for more than 30 years.
And you can bet, they'll be in the stands of Lane Stadium when the Hokies take the field Sunday night.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

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[Toss back to anchor][Clinton-Nigeria]


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Today marked the first time an American president has set foot in Nigeria in 22- years.
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American aid to Nigeria has ballooned to more than 100- million dollars this year.
Today Clinton offered another 20- million for education and fighting AIDS.
The visit also gave Clinton an opportunity to ask Nigeria's president for some help.
During the visit-- Clinton also asked Nigeria for some help.
Nigeria's president has membership in OPEC.
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((I ASKED THE PRESIDENT TO DO WHATEVER HE COULD TO ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO INCREASE PRODUCTION ENOUGH TO HAVE THE IMPACT THAT OPEC VOTED TO HAVE AT THE LAST MEETING.))
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The impact Clinton wants is lower gasoline prices.
Ironically, though, a gallon of gas costs more than eight dollars in Nigeria.
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[Robb]


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The race for a Senate seat in Virginia could draw more attention nationally than the New York race between Hillary Clinton and Rick Lazio.
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The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee says re-electing Chuck Robb is their top priority among all Senate races this year. Robb may need the national party's help. He trails in most polls and his opponent, Former Governor George Allen, has raised more money. But political experts say Robb has made a habit of coming on strong in the final weeks of a campaign.
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[Boyd]


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Congressional candidate John Boyd will not be stepping down as the head of the National Black Farmers Association. Earlier this week, Boyd said he needed to devote more time to his campaign against Virgil Goode.
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But a successful national conference and an unanimous vote of confidence by the leadership has convinced Boyd to stay on with the N-B-F-A. Boyd says he won't be as active within the association - day-to-day operations will be handled by the executive director and vice-president.
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Tens of thousands of African-Americans gathered in front of the Lincoln Memorial today.
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They were there to mark the 37th anniversary of the Reverend Martin Luther King Junior's march on Washington.
The crowd also called for an end to racial profiling and police harassment.
Echoing his father's famous speech, Martin Luther King the third, standing on the steps where his father had stood, dared American to "fulfill the dream".
He also called upon President Clinton to issue an executive order banning racial profiling.
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Next on News 7 at 11... A back to school party at James Madison University ends in a riot.
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And the student body president of a South Carolina high school leads football fans in prayer - Now the school system could be slapped with a lawsuit. The details, after the break.
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[United-Airlines]


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United Airlines has reached a tentative contract agreement with its pilots.
The agreement was reached after two days of talks at a suburban Chicago hotel.
It still must be approved by the membership of the pilots union, which will discuss the tentative pact next month.








[School-Prayer]


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A South Carolina school district could be slapped with a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union for violating the separation of church and state.
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((HEAVENLY FATHER WE THANK YOU FOR THIS DAY IN ALLOWING US TO JOIN IN ON THIS ATHLETIC CONTEST.))
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The student body president led the crowd in prayer before a high school football game last night. The Supreme Court recently declared school-sponsored prayer at sporting events a violation of student's constitutional rights. No one at the game visibly protested the prayer.
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((I'M A REALLY BIG CHRISTIAN AND I PRAY DAILY AND I THINK JUST BECAUSE SOME PEOPLE DON'T WANT TO PRAY DOESN'T MEAN WE ARE RESTRICTED FROM PRAYING BEFORE GAMES.))
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The executive director of the A-C-L-U's South Carolina branch plans to meet with attorneys tomorrow to discuss legal action against the school district.
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[JMU-Riot]


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A riot broke out in Harrisonburg last night when a back-to-school party got out of control. The scuffle broke out when police tried to break up a street party attended by about two thousand people. Most were students at James Madison University. Police in riot gear used pepper spray and gas canisters to disperse the crowd - which was throwing rocks and bottles at officers. Twenty people were arrested. One police officer recieved minor injuries.







[Circle-K]


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Taking time to volunteer while attending college may sound impossible.
But an organization at Virginia Tech is showing students there's always time to lend a helping hand.
Kate Weidaw has the story.
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This may look like the beginning of a summer job for a college student but it's just another Saturday during fall semester for members of Circle K.

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((MEGHAN MAHAR: WE DO SERVICE PROJECTS RANGING FROM HABITAT FOR HUMANITY TO ADOPT A HIGHWAY OR WE COULD GO CLEAN UP A PARK OR BENCHES OR TUTOR KIDS.))
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As Meghan goes into her junior year at Virginia Tech she says juggling classes and volunteering her time hasn't been that hard. In fact being a part of Circle K has taught her a thing or two about life.

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((MEGHAN MAHAR: I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT THAT OTHER COLLEGE STUDENTS REALIZE THERE ARE OTHER PEOPLE IN THE WORLD THAT ARE MAYBE NOT AS WELL OFF AS THEY AND IT'S IMPORTANT THEY TRY AND HELP OTHER PEOPLE OUT.))
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While Meghan and some of the other members lay the foundation down for a new home, across town others like Katie Lipresti are helping out with the Pet Fair.

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((KATIE LIPRESTI: LUCKILY THIS IS ON A SATURDAY SO EVEN THOUGH I'M GIVING UP MY SATURDAY AT LEAST IT'S NOT AFFECTING MY CLASS SCHEDULE.))
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As a freshman Lipresti isn't doing this just for her resume, the pre-vet major hopes Circle K's active involvement with the humane society will give her a chance work with animals more. And with hundreds of volunteer projects for Virginia Tech students every year it's giving many a chance to see beyond the walls of the classroom. Kate Weidaw News 7 Blacksburg.))




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Students are moving in at Averett College this weekend.
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Incoming freshmen say they are excited.
There's also a lot of anticipation.
Upperclassmen had the option of moving into three new residence halls. The dorms include internet access and a panic button for emergencies.
Enrollment at the college has increased 35 percent in the last two years.
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((GARY SHERMAN/ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT VP: WE ATTRIBUTE THAT TO A GREAT DEAL OF MARKETING OF THE COLLEGE. A LOT OF STUDENTS AND PARENTS ARE DISCOVERING AVERETT. WE STARTED A NEW FOOTBALL PROGRAM. THAT'S HELPED US OUT ABOUT 70 NEW STUDENTS.))
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((BROOKE ARNOLD/SOPHOMORE: IT'S EXCITING I LIKE LIVING IN A NEW PLACE. IT'S LIKE A BRAND NEW START FOR EVERYBODY SINCE IT'S NEW.))
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There are 155 more students enrolled at Averett compared to last year.
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Still ahead on News 7 - Local high school students hold a concert to raise money for a sick friend .. We'll take you to "Mike Aid 2000"..
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And the Roanoke Police force is adding more "horse power" to its fleet. We'll be right back.
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[Grayson-Fatal]


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A single car accident claimed the life of a Grayson County man this evening. Police say 44-year-old Tony K. Snow, of Independence, was traveling on Route 21 in the county when he veered off the side of the road and flipped his pick-up truck. Rescue workers used the jaws of life to free Snow from the wreckage.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.




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An infant is in serious condition following a car crash in Amherst County yesterday.
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State police say 17-year-old Nichole Bonsie (BON-see) was crossing Route 29 when her car was broadsided by a vehicle going south. Her six-week-old son was thrown from his car seat. He was taken to the UVA Medical Center's Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit. Bonsie (BON-see) was treated and released from Lynchburg General. Police say she may be charged with failure to yield the right of way.
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[New-Horses]


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The Roanoke City Police Department has two new recruits, the four-legged kind.
Sebastian and Seiko (SEE-ko) are getting ready for duty at a stable in Shawsville.
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((GOOD OLD SEBASTIAN. HE'S A GREAT LOOKING HORSE.))
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The two horses are the latest additions to Roanoke's Mounted Patrol. They're Frisians (FREE-jhuns), valued at more that 30- thousand dollars each... donated to Roanoke by a breeder in Florida.
Officers say the frisians (free-jhuns) have excellent dispositions, and are well-suited to police work.
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((OFFICER ERIC PENDLETON: THIS HAS GIVEN US THE OPPORTUNITY TO START OUT WITH TWO HORSES FROM THE GROUND UP, HOPEFULLY MAKE THEM INTO POLICE HORSES. THESE GUYS HAD NOT HAD ANY RIDING, ANY GROUND WORK. IT'S SOMETHING WE'VE BEEN ABLE TO HAVE AS A LEARNING PROCESS FOR US AS WELL AS THEM. AND IT'S KIND OF PUT US AT A NEW LEVEL IN OUR UNIT.))
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Sebastian and Seiko are currently stabled at Bent Tree Farm in Shawsville. Eventually they will join other Roanoke horses at a new barn that's nearing completion in the city.
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[Mike-Aid]


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Friends of a Roanoke County High School student who's battling leukemia are raising money to pay his medical bills.

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Today they held a fundraiser dubbed "Mike Aid".
Students from Northside High School organized the concert to raise money for Mike Calhoon.
The senior suffers from leukemia and the students wanted to help him pay for his medical bills.
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((MIKE CALHOON: IT MAKES ME FEEL REAL GOOD THAT I KNOW I HAVE THIS MANY FRIENDS AND THEY'RE WILLING TO HELP OUT.))
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Eight local bands took part in the concert today.
More than two thousand dollars was raised.
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[Hog-Rally]


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Motorcycle enthusiasts are rumbling through Roanoke this weekend.
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The annual Virginia State Harley Owners Group - or HOG - rally has Harley fans rolling in to the Star City. The event is held in a different city each year. There's fun for the whole family - The Roanoke Chapter of the Ladies of Harley are giving tours of the Blue Ridge Parkway. And there are plenty of booths featuring games and contests. Event coordinators are thrilled with the turnout.
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((GARY PITASSI/EVENT COORDINATOR: ITS BETTER THAN WE EVER EXPECTED - WE'VE GOT A TOTAL OF 15-HUNDRED PEOPLE SIGNED UP OVER THE COURSE OF THREE DAYS.))
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[OUT Q=of three days.]
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The rally is being held at the Wyndham and Clarion hotels off Hershberger Road and runs through Sunday.
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The HOG organization holds a number of charity events each year.



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Northside and Cave Spring were back on the football field tonight to complete last night's game that was postponed because of the weather.
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When they picked it up the Vikings led 7 to nothing in the first quarter.
Cave Spring would get in the board in the second quarter Jacob Lewis takes it in on the quarterback run the extra point missed and the Knights led 12 to 7.
[SUPER=36-Cave Spring/18/Northside/7/;]


Then in the third quarter Northside quarterback Tommy Morgan goes to the air and he's intercepted by the Knights Corey Cain who returns it to the end zone for the score and the Knights win it 18 to 7.
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In other scores, Massanutten beats Roanoke Catholic 39 to 7 Radford over Parry McCluer 35 to nothing and Giles beat Blacksburg 38 to 9.






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Defending champion Florida State opened its football season this evening and the Noles were beating Brigham Young 22 to 3 in the fourth.
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[SUPER=03-Kansas City, MO/FOX SPORTS; :]


A hot day on the field in Missouri as Kansas City hosted Iowa.
Kansas City got on the board in the first quarter when David Allen dives over the top from the one yard line to make it 1 to nothing.
[SUPER=36-Kansas City/27/Iowa/7/;]


Then in the second quarter Jonathan Beasley hooks up with Quincy Morgan on the 4 yard slant pattern for the touchdown and Kansas City beats Iowa 27 to 7.
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[S-Ends]


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When the Hokies step on the field tomorrow night against Ga. Tech, two young guys who have never started a college game will be asked to replace departed all-americans Corey Moore and John Engelberger. It's a tall task - but one that defensive ends Lamar Cobb and Nathaniel Adibi welcome with open arms.
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[S-WNBA]


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The Houston Comets have won their fourth straight W-N-B-A championship beating New York today 79 to 73.
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Cynthia Cooper playing in her last pro game.
After she hit a three sending it to over time, Cheryl Swoops opens overtime with a three she scored 31 points in the game.
But New York battled in overtime Sue West knocks down the three pointer and the Liberty took a 70 to 69 lead.
[SUPER=34-Houston/79/New York/73/;]


But Cooper hit a running jumper late in the period and the Comets go on to win the championship 79 to 73.
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((CYNTHIA COOPER/MVP: WE COULD HAVE JUST LET OUT GUARD DOWN AND SAID HEY WE GOT ANOTHER GAME TOMORROW. BUT WE CAME OUT WE PLAYED TOUGH EVERY SINGLE MINUTE OF THIS GAME LIKE IT WAS THE ONE THAT WAS GOING TO MAKE LIVE OR DIE FOR US AND WE JUST SHOWED A LOT OF CHARACTER TODAY.))
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[OUT Q=.....character today."]
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[S-Race]


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Rusty Wallace led for more than 260 laps and he takes the checkered flag winning the Goracing-Dot-Com 500 at Bristol.
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Rusty Wallace goes by Stacy Compton to lead the race with 439 laps to go. Jeff Gordon was running a strong second.

Ward Burton had a strong car and he would lead the field for several laps.
Then Darrell Waltrip, making his final appearance at his home track, gets hit in the rear by Mark Martin he crashes into the wall bringing out the caution.
Tony Stewart would then take over the lead by a second over Rusty and he was the leader at the halfway mark of the race.
Mark Martin took his turn up front and he was the leader with 184 laps to go Tony Stewart was second.
But Rusty dominated leading for more than 260 laps and holding off Tony Stewart to win his second consecutive Winston Cup race the Goracing-Dot-com 500.
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Stewart was second followed by Mark Martin, Dale Earnhardt and Steve Park.






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Colorardo scored 4 times in the first on the way to an 11 to 4 win over Pittsburgh.
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Chuck Tanner and Jim Leyland at the game.
Pittsburgh's Armais Ramirez fields this grounder but the throw home is wild and ends up in the dug out allowing 2 to score Colorado led 2 to nothing in the first.
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Then Todd Walker adds the icing to the cake in the first when he hits this two run homer over the right field wall to make it 4 to nothing and Colorado wins it 11 to 4.
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The Salem Avalanche and Myrtle Beach had a doubleheader at Salem Stadium this evening. Myrtle Beach wins the first tame 3 to nothing the Pelicans won the second game 4 to nothing and here's the rest of the scores.
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Tiger Woods continues to run away from the field at thte P-G-A's N-E-C Invitational.
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Woods head a great start in todayy's round.
He started birdie-eagle-birdie-bogey before settling into a routine. Woods capped a 3 under par 67 with pars over the last 14 holes. He's eagled the par 5 second hole the first three rounds of the tournament.
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Hal Sutton is in a second place tie with Phillip Price and Phil Mickelson at 9 under par.

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