[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Teresa]

[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tha]
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Coming up on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]

A blaze in New York kills three firefighters and injures another 15. In Montgomery County-- the search continues for a missing Alzheimer's patient. A billboard raises controversy and tempers in Texas. And, a four year old child drowns at the home of rock star, Tommy Lee.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

News 7 is next.


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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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[WRITER=tha]
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[VO-NAT]


Search teams will continue to look through the night for a missing Alzheimer's patient in Montgomery County.
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[ANCHOR=TERESA]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]


Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.[Monty-Missing]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-14 TC-1:32:26]
[GRAPHIC=N7 at 11]


The 83-year-old man disappeared from an assisted care facility near Blacksburg Saturday night.
Marya Jones has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=NATS HELICOPTER]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.; 00]
[SUPER=01-Tambra Stone/Warm Hearth Village; :16]
[SUPER=@Marya2; 1:11]
[RUNS=1:17]
[OUT Q=MJN7, Montgomery Co.]
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[SOT]

((NATS: HELICOPTER. ))
[RUNS= :03]


By air and by land, nearly 300 people turned out to help search for Thomas Marlow.
The 83-year-old man disappeared from an assisted living wing at Warm Hearth Village Saturday evening.
He suffers from middle-stage Alzheimers.
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[SOT 8:07:07 - :15]

((TAMBRA STONE/WARM HEARTH VILLAGE: HE KNOWS WHO HE IS, HE'S FAMILIAR WITH HIS FAMILY, BUT AS FAR AS CARRYING ON A CONVERSATION, THAT COULD JUST VARY, DEPENDING ON THE DAY.))
[RUNS= :08]


Marlow is a former Virginia Tech animal science professor and longtime resident of Blacksburg.
He and his wife have lived in the Kroontje (KrUn-chee) Health Care Center at Warm Hearth Village since February.
Marlow wore an ankle band that normally alerts staff when Alzheimers patients try to leave the building.
Employees don't know why an alarm did NOT sound when he left.
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[SOT]

((NATS: ATV))
[RUNS= :02]


On the ground, rescue workers searched on ATVs and on foot with dogs.
The Virginia State Police and Civil Air Patrol searched above by helicopter.
It was a saddening spectacle for families of patients, many of whom were paying a Father's Day visit to the home.


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[SOT 8:08:45 - :55]

((TAMBRA STONE: IT'S VERY UNSETTLING FOR A LOT OF PEOPLE AND ... RIGHT NOW OUR FOCUS IS GETTING HIM BACK HERE SAFELY AND ASSISTING THE SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAMS IN ANY WAY THAT WE CAN TO MAKE THAT HAPPEN. ))
[RUNS= :10]


Authorities say Marlow may have been trying to find his way to his former home in Blacksburg.
Marya Jones, News-7, Montgomery County.))
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[take pinnacle board #1002 Ess]


Authorities are asking for YOUR help in locating Marlow.
If you see him, please contact Warm Hearth Village at 540 - 953 - 3200, extension ZERO.


(++++++++)[Fatal-Monty]



[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]

State police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident just outside Blacksburg. It happened shortly before six PM at the intersection of Merrimac and Prices Fork roads. The victim's name is being withheld pending notification of family members.


[Fathers-D-Day]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-33 TC-10:35]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Veterans and their families stormed the D-Day Memorial in Bedford for Father's Day.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford;]

[shot of him walking at 8:24:24]
World War Two veteran George Lawter from South Boston brought several generations of his family to see the landmark. [shot at 8:21:18 of him holding baby and quick shot of baby at 8:21:32]
He says he wanted to show it to his children and grandchildren.
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[SOT 8:22:46 - :49]
[IN Q=I think]

((GEORGE LAWTER/WORLD WAR II VETERAN: I THINK EVERYBODY SHOULD SEE IT. IT'S REAL IMPRESSIVE.))
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[SOT 8:25:44 - :53]

((FW JAMES: BRING BACK OLD MEMORIES, THINK OF SOME OF THE FRIENDS THAT DIDN'T MAKE IT. THEY CAN'T BE HERE AND I CAN, SO I THOUGHT I'D COME UP AND SEE IT.))

[SUPER=01-F.W. James/D-Day Veteran; :05]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=and see it.]
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[VO-NAT]


Memorial staff members estimate that at least 14-thousand people came out this Sunday.
Thousands wanted to take advantage of the final weekend of free parking at the site.
Beginning Tuesday, visitors will have to pay 10 dollars for a year-long parking pass.
In just the four days following the dedication ceremony, 41-thousand people visited the memorial.
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[Vietnam-Memorial]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-]
[GRAPHIC=none]

The Vietnam Memorial in Washington D-C is also seeing many visitors on this Father's Day.
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[VO-NAT 15:48:25 19 seconds]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]

Today-- one thousand roses attached with personal messages were placed at the memorial as part of the Annual Father's Day Rose Remembrance. The messages recognized the fathers who didn't see their children grow up and the young men who never had the chance to be fathers. Nearly four and a half million people visit the memorial each year.
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[Philly-Weather]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Severe Weather]

Remnants of Tropical Storm Allison continue to cause problems for East Coast residents. In southeastern Pennsylvania, where up to nine inches of rain fell, four deaths are being linked to the storm. Charlotte Burke has more from Philadelphia.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Karl Hoelter/Stranded Motorist; :24]
[SUPER=01-Charlotte Burke/Reporting; 1:13]
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[OUT Q=Burke, CBS News.]

(( THE TORRENTIAL RAIN IS FINALLY OVER -- BUT NOT THE ANGUISH IT HAS CAUSED -- FOR SOME RESIDENTS OF THIS APARMENT COMPLEX JUST OUTSIDE PHILADELPHIA. SATURDAY NIGHT, THEY HAD TO BE RESCUED FROM THEIR HOMES ... NOW DAMAGED OR DESTROYED BY FIRE AND FLOODS.
FIREFIGHTERS SAY RISING FLOODWATERS STARTED A GAS LEAK ... WHICH THEN SPARKED THE DEADLY BLAZE.

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(NAT)


UP TO NINE INCHES OF RAIN FELL THROUGHOUT SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, TURNING ROADS AND HIGHWAYS INTO STREAMS -- AND LEAVING MANY MOTORISTS STRANDED. EVEN A MAJOR STRETCH OF THE PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE HAD TO BE SHUTDOWN. TRAPPED DRIVERS WERE LEFT WITH NO OTHER CHOICE BUT TO WAIT IT OUT.

(SOT: KARL HOELTER/STRANDED MOTORIST)


IN MONTGOMERY AND BUCK COUNTIES, HOMEOWNERS WERE SURROUNDED BY WATERLOGGED YARDS ... AND ABOUT 50-THOUSAND CUSTOMERS WERE WITHOUT POWER.
IF ALL THIS FLOODING SOUNDS FAMILIAR -- IT SHOULD. THAT'S BECAUSE IT'S THE LINGERING EFFECTS OF TROPICAL STORM ALLISON. THE WEATHER SYSTEM FLOODED THE HOUSTON AREA MORE THAN A WEEK AGO, AND HAS BEEN BLAMED FOR OVER 40 DEATHS
ON SUNDAY, THE STORM BEGAN TO WIND DOWN -- PASSING OVER NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, AND PARTS OF NEW ENGLAND ... BEFORE AT LAST HEADING OUT TO SEA.
CHARLOTTE BURKE, CBS NEWS.))


[Roanoke-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-21 TC-1:08:04]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A Roanoke woman remains hospitalized after being shot in the back during an apparent domestic dispute.
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[VO-NAT 01-16 1:39:55 :13 1/2 ]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;]

The 34- year old woman was shot yesterday afternoon in a room at the Jefferson Lodge Motel in Roanoke. Police have not released the woman's name but say she remains in stable condition. Her boyfriend has been charged with malicious wounding.
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[Tazewell-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A Tazewell County deputy shot a Tennessee man five times in a shootout yesterday morning. Police say Deputy Jon Jones stopped 39-year-old Lester Potter after he ran a red light. Police say Potter got out of his car and fired three shots at the deputy. Deputy Jones fired back, hitting Potter five times. Potter is listed in serious condition -- but hospital officials say his injuries do NOT appear to be life threatening.

[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[WRITER=rle]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]

Coming up, a billboard of Satan and Timothy McVeigh is making for a bumpy road in Texas...
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[VO-NAT]

and a fire and two explosions kill several firefighters in New York City. We'll have details coming up in just a few minutes.
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[NYC-Fire]


[ANCHOR=NYC-Fire]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire]

A fire and two explosions at a hardware store in Queens, New York have reportedly left three firefighers dead and more than a dozen injured.
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[VO-NAT :14]
[SUPER=03-Queens, NY;]

The explosions crumbled the building's brick facade on top of some firefighters. Other firefighters were thrown across the street. The explosions also knocked people out of their pews in the church next door. Nearby residents were also evacuated.
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[Texas-Execution]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]

There will be NO ban on executing mentally retarded death row inmates in Texas.
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[VO-NAT :10]
[SUPER=03-Austin, TX;]

Governor Rick Perry today vetoed a measure banning such executions. Perry says the state already has numerous safeguards in place to protect mentally retarded inmates.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Bill 236 is not]

((GOV. RICK PERRY/R-TEXAS: BILL 236 IS NOT ABOUT WHETHER TO EXECUTE MENTALLY RETARDED CAPITAL MURDERS, WE DO NOT IN TEXAS ITS ABOUT WHO MAKES THE DETERMINATION IN THE TEXAS JUDICIAL SYSTEM I HAPPEN TO BELIEVE IT'S WRONG TO EXECUTE INDIVIDUALS WITH METAL RETARDATION.))
[SUPER=01-Gov. Rick Perry/(R) Texas; :00]
[RUNS=21]
[OUT Q=RIGHT FROM WRONG.]
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[anchor=Teresa]
[ss=]

At this time, up to 15 other states have banned the execution of the mentally retarded. That includes Florida, where Governor Jeb Bush signed the bill into law last week.


[McVeigh-Billboard]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Drivers in Texas are outraged over a billboard that shows Satan injecting a lethal shot into Timothy McVeigh.
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[VO-NAT 15:36:45 :16 ]
[SUPER=03-Fort Worth, TX;]

The radio station that bought the billboard is taking heat from Texans who believe the advertisement is offensive. The billboard is located on one of Dallas' busiest highways. It was put up four days after McVeigh was executed in Terre Haute, Indiana for the Oklahoma City bombing.
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[Tommy-Lee]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A four year old boy drowned at a birthday party this weekend at the home of rock star, Tommy Lee.
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[VO-NAT 15:30:38 :15 1/2]
[SUPER=03-Malibu, CA;]

The Los Angeles sheriff's department say the child was NOT Lee's son but was one of several children at the party. The boy was found floating face down in the shallow end of the swimming pool. Two adults were not able to revive him with C-P-R. Lee is the former Motley Crue drummer.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[writer=rle]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Coming up, Justin McCleod will have the story of a local sherriff who isn't just battling crime, but cancer as well...
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[VO-NAT]

and the Roanoke Valley Horse Show is cantering into the Salem Civic Center for its thirtieth year. We'll have details coming up in just a few minutes. Stay with us.
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[Health-Study]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Health care providers are trying to answer a puzzling question. They want to know why residents in southwest Virginia are dying from heart attacks, diabetes and suicide at a faster rate than the rest of the state. The Graduate Medical Education Consortium has sent out forms to area residents in hopes of solving the medical mystery. The information will be shared with the General Assembly, area physicians and others in the health care industry.



[Plaster-Profile]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=Va. Profile]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Profile]

Pittsylvania County's long time sheriff is on the road to recovery. Harold Plaster has battled and survived cancer. Justin McLeod has more in this week's Virginia Profile.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Nat sound of Sheriff talking]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Harold Plaster/Pittsylvania Co. Sheriff; :15]
[SUPER=01-Donna Eanes/Office Staff; 1:05]
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[OUT Q=News 7, Pittsylvania Co.]

((((NAT SOUND OF SHERIFF TALKING))
For Pittsylvania County Sheriff Harold Plaster, it came without warning.
[SOT :38:46]
[IN Q=Around July, the first]

((HAROLD PLASTER/PITTSYLVANIA CO. SHERIFF: AROUND JULY, THE FIRST PART OF JULY I STARTED FEELING WEAK.)) [Runs 04]
[OUT Q=feeling weak]


A weakness he could not shake.
Finally, in September he found out why.... he had lymphoma.
[SOT 40:45]
[IN Q=That "C" word]

((HAROLD PLASTER: THAT "C" WORD AUTOMATICALLY MAKES YOU THINK ABOUT THE PEOPLE YOU KNOW THAT HAVE DIED FROM CANCER.))

[Runs 07]
[OUT Q=died from cancer]


Sheriff Plaster was determined to battle and survive cancer.
It wasn't easy.
He suffered a collapse lung, an attack of the liver, hepatitis, and 6 chemotherapy sessions.
And although it made him physically weak, through it all he remained emotionally strong.
[SOT :41:49]
[OUT Q=The good lord was just with]

((HAROLD PLASTER: THE GOOD LORD WAS JUST WITH ME AND THE PRAYERS OF THE COMMUNITY AND I THANK THE GOOD LORD EVERYDAY I'M HERE AND ABLE TO COME BACK TO WORK.)) [Runs 08]
[OUT Q=back to work]

((NAT SOUND OF THE WORK PLACE))
Sheriff Plaster spent nearly six months resting at home before returning to work full-time in March.
Many of his office staff thought that day would never come, fearing his crime fighting days were over.
[SOT 51:12]
[IN Q=Just to see him]

((DONNA EANES/OFFICE STAFF: JUST TO SEE HIM WALK IN HERE WAS A WONDERFUL FEELING BECAUSE WE NEVER THOUGH IT WAS GOING TO HAPPEN.)) [Runs 07]
[OUT Q=going to happen]

His cancer is now in remission and his prognosis looks good. You would think battling cancer would change someone's life forever, but Sheriff Plaster says he remains the same.
[SOT :47:01]
[IN Q=Its hard to evaluate yourself]

((HAROLD PLASTER: ITS HARD TO EVALUATE YOURSELF IN THAT OTHER PEOPLE WILL HAVE TO MAKE THAT DETERMINATION OF HOW I'VE CHANGED.)) [Runs 10]
[OUT Q=how I've changed]
[SOT 51:39]
[IN Q=As far as him]

((DONNA EANES: AS FAR AS HIM HE'S NEVER CHANGED. HE HAS ALWAYS BEEN THE GREAT PERSON. HE STILL IS.)) [Runs 06]
[OUT Q=he still is]


The Sheriff says what got him through this ordeal was his faith in God and these days he wears that faith like a badge of honor. ((SHOT OF HIS BADGE))
Justin McLeod, News 7, Pittsylvania County.))


[Car-Show]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-35 TC-8:26]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Vistors to Explore Park got a chance to see some of the area's finest vehicles. The Roanoke Valley Region of the Antique Automobile Club rolled into town this weekend.
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[VO-NAT 14.5 ]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co. ]

Nearly 60 antique cars and trucks were on display. Organizers say the event drew all kinds of vehicles including a recently restored 19-57 Chevrolet tow truck, making its show debut. And, organizers say turnout for the first time event was great.
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[sot]
[in q= It's been fantastic]

((ROBERT PEDIGO/MEMBERSHIP CHAIRMAN: IT'S BEEN FANTASTIC. THEY'RE REALLY BEEN COMING THROUGH HERE. A LOT OF PEOPLE. YES, A LOT OF PEOPLE FROM OUT OF TOWN AND ALL OVER THE PLACE.))
[SUPER=01-Robert Pedigo/Membership Chairman;]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q= all over the place.]
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[vo-nat 3 plus pad] The group has close to 400 members throughout the region.
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[Horse-Show]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-25 TC-58:38]
[GRAPHIC=none]

In just a few hours, exhibitors at the Roanoke Valley horse show will be jumping into action.
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[VO-NAT 12 before bite]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Last Year]

This marks the 30th year of the region's longest running professional sporting event.
Organizers say this year, the competition is tougher and the economic benefit to the valley is worth millions.
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[SOT - 08:19:23]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-June Camper/Horse Show Executive Director]

((JUNE CAMPER/HORSE SHOW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR; 13-POINT-7 MILLION WILL BE BROUGHT INTO THE VALLEY. AND IT'S NEW MONEY, NOT MONEY BEING TURNED OVER, SO ITS A GREAT IMPACT FOR OUR VALLEY.))
[RUNS=8]
[OUT Q=for our valley.]
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[VO-NAT 9 plus pad]

Tickets for the horse show range from 6-to-12 dollars. Proceeds go to the Bradley Free Clinic as well as several other charities throughout the area.
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[Weather] [06/17/2001] [WXPRO/FULL] Current Statistics Weather Almanac [MUSIC UNDER]
[WEB-ADDRESS]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]
[COMMERCIAL]
[CK/WXPRO]WEATHER MAPS FORECASTS EXTENDED FORECAST

[S-Open]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-101 (5:24)]
[GRAPHIC=PGA Logo]


A bizzarre turn of events on the 72nd hole of the U.S. open has led to an 18 hole playoff today between Ratief Goosen and Mark Brooks.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tulsa, OK/NBC SPORTS; :]


Brooks was about to clean his locker out when he got the call about the playoff.
First Stewart Cink, who was tied with Goosen going to the 18-th green, three putted and dropped to 3 under par for the tournament.
All Goosen had to do was two putt for the Open title. Instead he missed a 2 footer that could have wrapped up his first major title.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="That's golf...]
[SUPER=01-Ratief Goosen/4 Under Par; :]
[SUPER=01-Mark Brooks/4 Under Par; :]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=.....2 putted it."]
[ANCHOR=Roy]
[GRAPHIC=Hold Logo]


Goosen and Brooks finished at 4 under par.


[S-MLB]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-91 (1:57:24)]
[GRAPHIC=Braves/Red Sox]


Carl Everett had 2 hits scored twice and drove in a run as Boston beat Atlanta 4 to 3.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atalnta, GA/WTBS; :]


Boston took a 2 to nothing lead in the first.
Then in the top of the fifth Everett hits the fielders choice scoring Jose offerman from third and the Red Sox jumped out to a 3 to nothing lead.
Still in the fifth with the bases loaded Shea Hillenbrand hits this sacrifice
[SUPER=35-Boston/4/Atlanta/3/;]

fly to right centerfield Everett tags at third and scores to make it 4 to nothing and Boston goes on to win the game 4 to 3.
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[S-Orioles]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-102 (5:39)]
[GRAPHIC=Orioles/Phillies]


Baltimore salvaged the final game of a three game set at Philadelphia beating the Phillies 10 to 7.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/WJZ; :]


This father and son enjoying ice cream at the game.
Brady Anderson slammed one of Baltimores four home runs and he had three
[SUPER=35-Baltimore/10/Philadelphia/7/;]

R-B-I's in the 10 to 7 win that also gave Jose Mercedes only his second win of the season in 10 decisions.
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Ricky Rudd wins at Pocono, more later on Mornin'.[S-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-89 (2:00:01)]
[GRAPHIC=None]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/WGN; :]


The Cubs beat the Twins again today.
Sammy Sosa had two hits, including his 20-th homer in the seventh inning. The blast was also Sosa's one-Thousandth career run scored.
And here are the rest of the scores.
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[SUPER=0113-/Cleveland/0/j/Pittsburgh/1///j/Baltimore/10//Philadelphia/7///;]
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[SUPER=0113-/Kansas City/2/j/Milwaukee/5////C. White Sox/3/j/St. Louis/8///;]
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[S-Allstar]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sp-100 tc 5:23]
[GRAPHIC=Salem Avalanche]


The Salem Avalanched closed out the first half of the season with a 2 to 1 win over Wilmington.
Now it's off to Tuesday's All Star game in California for first baseman Garrett Atkins, outfielder Dan Phillips and pitcher Cory Vance.
For Atkins and Phillips it's a trip home and a chance to visit dad for Father's Day.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/June 11;]


Atkins is wrapping up the first half of the season, second in the league in batting at 326 and third in hits with 72.
Phillips is hitting 287, third in the league in hits with 71 and fourth after hitting 10 homers.
Both are California natives, and looking forward to playing in front of family.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=as soon as]
[SUPER=01-Garrett Atkins/Bats .326, 72 Hits ; :00]
[super=01-Dan Phillips/Bats .287, 71 Hits, 10 Home Runs; :11]
[RUNS=23]
[OUT Q=reunion]
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[VO-NAT]


The game on Tuesday is also a chance to get a look at the minor league talent on the other side of the country.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=it's good]

(())
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=all about]
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[anchor=Roy]
[ss=hold]


The Avs start the second half of the season in Potomac next Thrusday.



[S-Race]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-98 (13:18)]
[GRAPHIC=Pocono Logo]


Ricky Rudd took the lead with 42 laps to go and he takes the checkered flag winning the Pocono 500, his first win since 1998 at Martinsville.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Long Pond, PA/FOX SPORTS; :]


Jeff Gordon would take off like a bullet on the green flag and he was leading the race with 165 laps to go.
Then 25 laps later Brett Bodine gets loose going over the tunnel turn causing a 14 car crash that collected Ward Burton Steve Park and 12 other drivers bringing out the caution.
Dale Jarrett, who dropped to second in the points behind Gordon, would battle the Rainbow Warrior for the lead with 138 to go but Gordon was too strong.
Jeff Burton was making a charge to the front running in the fifth spot with 97 laps to go in the race.
Rudd passed his teammate Dale Jarrett with 42 laps to go and he holds on to win the Pocono 500 Winston Cup race from the pole.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="I was....]
[SUPER=01-Ricky Rudd/Pocono 500 Winner; :]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=........caught me."]
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[S-Boards]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
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Gordon was second, Jarrett third, Sterling Marlin fourth and Mark Martin fifth. Jeff Burton finished 10-th Elliott Sadler 18-th, Rick Mast 22nd and Stacy Compton 23rd.
And here's the rest of the field.
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[SUPER=0129-Pocono 500/6. Matt Kenseth//7. Tony Stewart//8. Bobby Labonte//9. Ken Schrader//10. Jeff Burton//;]
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[SUPER=0129-Pocono 500/11. Dave Blaney//12. Mike Skinner//13. Kurt Busch//14. Robert Pressley//15. Kevin Harvick//;]
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[SUPER=0129-Pocono 500/16. Rusty Wallace//17. Jimmy Spencer//18. Elliott Sadler//19. Jerry Nadeau//20. Dale Earnhardt,

Jr.//;]
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[SUPER=0129-Pocono 500/21. Kevin Lepage//22. Rick Mast//23. Stacy Compton//24. Johnny Benson//25. Todd Bodine//;]
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[SUPER=0129-Pocono 500/26. Wally Dallenbach, Jr.//27. Bill Elliott//28. Hut Stricklin//29. Ted Musgrave//30. Michael Wa

ltrip//;]
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[SUPER=0129-Pocono 500/31. Terry Labonte//32. Steve Park//33. Bobby Hamilton//34. Kyle Petty//35. Ron Hornaday, Jr.//;]



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[SUPER=0129-Pocono 500/36. Jeremy Mayfield//37. Brett Bodine//38. Casey Atwood//39. John Andretti//40. Ward Burton//;]


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[SUPER=0129-Pocono 500/41. Jason Leffler//42. Buckshot Jones//43. Ricky Craven//;]
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[OUT Q=....LAST DRIVER."]
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That's it for sports, have a great week everybody.[Balloon]


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Summer's almost here and it's vacation time for a lot of people. How about flying solo around the world in a hot air balloon?
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American adventurer Steve Fossett made his fifth attempt to do just that. But his journey came to a halt in Australia before it even began when wind blew it over. The balloon, called 'Solo Spirit", was torn when it fell on the cabin stocked with helium tanks. The trip in the 17 story balloon was scheduled to take about 15 days, 90 percent of that time Fossett would have been over water. Fossett was hoping to make it into the record books. (------------)