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Coming up on News 7-
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The president of one area university has died.
A new multi plex theater is opening soon - We'll tell you about it.
What a ride... when too roller coasters collide.
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[Anchor=Jean]


Deion sanders retires from the N-F-L. News 7 is next.

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It was supposed to take the sting out of flu vaccinations, but the government says not so fast.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Good evening...

[Flu-Shots]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A breakthrough method of preventing the flu is rejected by the FDA.
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[SUPER=@file]

The FDA says FluMist, a new nasal spray vaccination, still has too many unanswered questions to make the drug available now. While the drug has not been discounted alltogether, The FDA wants to make sure side effects were not caused because the spray uses a live virus to immunize the person.
The Flu Shot uses a dead virus.
70 MILLION people each year get flu shots. Still, 20 THOUSAND people die each year from the illness.
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[United]


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A huge airline merger won't be getting off the ground-
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United and U-S airways have called off their deal... just hours after the Justice Department moved into block the merger.
Federal officials feared the four point three million dollar deal would hurt competition.
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[WL-President]


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Washington and Lee alumnus Senator John Warner said John Elrod earned his rightful place among the great W-and-L presidents.
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[TAKE ELROD FS] Elrod died early this morning after a three year battle against cancer. Richard Lesko has more.
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[brazill]


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[***ANCHOR TAG***]
Nathaniel Brazill will be a middle aged man when he's released from the Prison.
He was sentenced today for murdering his teacher- Barry (GREW-no) Grunow.
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[Super=01-Nathaniel Brazill, Sr./Nathaniel's Father; :19]
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((HE'LL BE SENTENCED TO A 28 YEAR PRISON TERM IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS.
That was the sentenced for 14 year old Nathaniel Brazill, but it could have been much worse- the Judge could have sent Brazill to prison for life. I KNOW NOW MY SON COMING HOME ONE DAY. NOBODY WINS NOBODY WON IN THIS SITUATION.. THE JUDGE DID WHAT HE HAD TO DO.
Despite earlier calls for life without parole the prosecuor refused to label the sentence a disappointment. MARC SHINER/PROSECUTOR: HE DID THE BEST HE COULD. HE TOOK EVERY THING INTO ACCOUNT. HE LISTEDN TO EVERYONE. HE DID WHAT HE THOUGHT WAS THE BEST WE CAN ONLY HOPE AND PRAY HE MADE THE RIGHT DECISION.))
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[Anchor=Jean]
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Meanwhile the victims' sister says the sentence is an insult to her brother's memory-
Brazill's family says it'll appeal.

[Pledge]


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He admits he crossed the line by accepting bribes from people, but former officer Fred Pledge told the judge he was truly sorry.
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He got a 97- month sentence- -that's eight years and one month in prison for bribery and extortion. The government said it amounted to robbery.
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((THIS IS BRIBERY AND EXTORTION. ROBBERY ALMOST INCREASES THE SENTENCE FOUR FOLD.))
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The judge found it WAS robbery and sentenced Pledge on the "low end" of the federal sentencing guidelines.
The 30-year old former patrolman was immediately taken into custody.
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[Kibble]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Former Tech Punter Jimmy Kibble has only served one month of jail time, but he's a free man tonight.
A judge in Manassas set Kibble free today, after he served one month for having sex with two high school students where he coached.
The original sentence was six months, but attorneys agreed to time served, plus 500 hours of community service.

[Massey]


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A Henry County man who got in a fight with a friend... is now facing manslaughter charges.
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The Sheriff's Department charged 38-year old David Lee Massey with voluntary manslaughter, for the death of 46-year old Jeffrey Ramsey.
Investigators say two argued July 7th.... Several days later Ramsey died.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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An autopsy revealed Ramsey died from internal injuries from blunt impacts to the lower chest and upper abdomen.

[VA-Home]


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It is possible to thrive in a slowing economy?
Despite thousands of furniture industry layoffs in this area, one furniture retailer says yes.
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In a follow-up story to her furniture manufacturing series, News 7 business reporter Jennifer Miele says Virginia Home Furnishings is "Turning Some Tables" of its own.
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((WE'RE SELLING MORE AND MORE FURNITURE TO MORE AND MORE PEOPLE THAN WE DID A YEAR AGO. WE'RE VERY EXCITED ABOUT THAT.)) [RUNS07]
Joel Shephard says he's not just surviving, he's thriving. And according to furniture retail experts, that's rare these days.
That's because an economic slowdown coupled with a declining consumer confidence has meant lower sales for most retailers. But not this one. [NAT SOUND] [RUNS04]
Shephard advertises a lot, a tool he says is invaluable in today's market climate.
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((IT'S MADE US GO AFTER EVERY OPPORTUNITY WE HAVE TO DO BUSINESS.)) [RUNS04]
Besides advertising, Shephard says customer service from people who care about their work is what keeps customers coming back. He's doing well enough to open a new store along route 220 in early fall.
And if Virginia Home Furnishings is succeeding now -- in a cooling economy -- Shephard is optimistic he'll be sitting pretty when the economy heats up again.
Jennifer Miele, News 7, Franklin Co. ))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Nearly a quarter of the nation's firefighting planes and helicopters fight to save hundreds of homes out west.
The latest on the Wyoming wildfire next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And it's a rough roller coaster ride... when two trains collide.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((Hey folks this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office with word tonight that PrimeTime Deion Sanders has retired from the NFL. We'll take the plunge at the City County swim meet in Radford. Plus, Patrick Kerney is getting the job down at Falcons' camp. The Hall of fame golf tourney crowns some champs today and Rick Mast tries to make the field at Pocono tonight on the

Big 7.))[wildfires]


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It is a furious fight in Wyoming... firefighters working against the force of a huge wildfire.
Hanging in the balance... hundreds of homes-
Jennifer Miller has the latest.
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((BY AIR AND BY LAND ... IT'S A DESPERATE ATTEMPT TO SAVE HOMES. BRIAN BOSTWICK/FIREFIGHTER "I'M PRETTY SURE WE CAN STOP IT, BUT YOU NEVER KNOW. IT'S MOTHER NATURE." AND FRIDAY MOTHER NATURE PUSHED THE FLAMES TOWARDS THIS NEIGHBORHOOD OF HOMES WITH MILLION DOLLAR PRICE-TAGS. CLUSTERS OF SMALLER RESIDENCES ...JUST A STONE'S THROW AWAY ARE ALSO FACING DANGER. BUT IF FLAMES GET TOO CLOSE TO THESE HOMES, FIREFIGHTERS WILL MOVE OUT. AND THE ONLY PROTECTION THIS HOUSE WILL HAVE IS THE SPRINKLER SET ON THE ROOF. FIREFIGHTERS ARE CUTTING DOWN TREES AND CLEARING BRUSH THAT COULD FUEL FLAMES. FAMILIES HAVE ALREADY TAKEN WHATEVER THEY COULD OUT OF THEIR HOMES. STILL ... THEY FEAR THE WORST AND GRASP FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION ... IT ISN'T GOOD. THE FIRE IS STILL TOO HOT TO ATTACK HEAD ON, SO FLAMES HAVE TAKEN OVER THREE-THOUSAND ACRES AND CONTINUE MOVE NORTH TOWARD HOMES. ... DOZENS OF PLANES AND HELICOPTERS SUCK WATER FROM THE SNAKE RIVER AND SPRAY RETARDANT CHEMICALS TO WEAKEN THE FLAMES. THIS IS THE TOP PRIORITY FIRE IN THE NATION ... SO FIRE MANAGERS HAVE BEEN ABLE TO RECRUIT ALL THE AIRCRAFT AND CREW THEY NEED. THANKFUL RESIDENTS HOPE IT'S ENOUGH. Kathie Chandler/Resident "I'M SO THANKFUL, GOD BLESS THESE GUY .... DAY AND NIGHT." BUT THEIR HARD WORK MAY NOT BE ENOUGH ... DRY LIGHTNING ... WHICH OFTEN SETS SUMMER FIRES IN THE WEST ... IS FORECAST. JENNIFER MILLER.))

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Authorities now say an electric water heater is to blame for an explosion that rocked a shopping center near Seattle.
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A pressure valve on the heater was apparently capped... the heater exploded.. rocketing through the building's roof and landing in a Pizza Hut parking lot.
Four people were hurt. One woman had second-degree burns to her arm and possible internal injuries.
The blast also blew out windows and sent bricks flying- damaging several businesses.
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[Roller-Coaster]


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Roller Coasters are supposed to be scary, but today when two rides collided... it was REAL fear.
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It happened at the (CAN-aby) Canobie Lake Amusement park in New Hampshire.
One roller coaster rear-ended another.
Apparently one coaster started up the first hill as the second train entered the loading platform.
The second train was supposed to stop and unload.. but instead it kept on going.. hitting the other train halfway up the hill.
Four men and a boy were hurt.. all with minor injuries.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Mark Earley and Mark Warner face off on guns, but agree on one issue.
We'll tell you what next on News 7.
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And a big find in Big Sky Country...
Find out why the National Guard was called in for this one.
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[WEB-ADDRESS]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]

[Redistricting]


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A legal challenge to the new House and Senate Districts drawn by Republicans will be heard in Salem.
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That's where Democrats filed a lawsuit accusing the Republican majority of creating districts that were racially and politically-motivated.
Lawyers for the Governor and Republican legislators named in the suit said the case should be heard in Richmond.
But Judge Richard Pattisall said it would move fastest in Salem.
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((JUDGE RICHARD PATTISALL: IT COMES DOWN TO A QUESTION OF IRREPARABLE HARM AS OPPOSED TO A QUESTION OF CONVENIENCE TO PARTIES.))
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Though members of the General Assembly can NOT be compelled to be in court during a legislative session, the judge said they COULD still be named in the lawsuit.
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[Stem-Cell]


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The men running for Governor in Virginia finally found something they can agree on.
Democrat Mark Warner and Republican Mark Earley both say they oppose creating embryos to be used in stem cell research.
Warner does say he approves of experiments on frozen embryos that would otherwise be destroyed.
President Bush is considering whether to allow federal funding of embryonic stem cell research.

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Meanwhile Warner's taking fire for a flip-flop.
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((MARK WARNER/D-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: : I THINK WE HAVE ENOUGH GUN LAWS. WE OUGHT TO HAVE THEM STRICTLY ENFORCED.))
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That was the Democrat two weeks ago -- saying NO new gun laws.
Less than a week later, he said he would sign a law banning guns in recreation centers.
Political scientist Larry Sabato says both candidates may want to get their seeming "flip-flops" out of the way during the summer.
Sabato says Warner is moving as far right as he can on the gun issue -- but needs to be somewhat consistent with his past position.
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((LARRY SABATO/UVA POLITICAL ANALYST: LOOK, HE HAS NO HOPE OF GETTING THE NRA ENDORSEMENT...STAYS NEUTRAL, AND THEY HAVE DONE THAT BEFORE, IT IS DEVASTATING TO MARK EARLEY, THE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE.))
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As a state senator, Mark Earley supported the one handgun purchase a month limit -- and also backed a limited version of the rec center ban.
So he is NOT assured N-R-A support.
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[Earley]


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Earley spent the afternoon in Roanoke today.
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His visit came just days after Roanoke County voted to bail out Explore Park to the tune of 300-thousand dollars.

Earley said today that the state and county must work together to fund the park.
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((MARK EARLEY/ (R) CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: FOR ME YOU KNOW, RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR AND WORKING IN THE STATE, I WANT TO MAKE SURE THE STATE DOES WHAT IT CAN TO MAKE SURE EXPLORE PARK SUCCEEDS.))
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He calls Explore Park an important local tourism draw and a great educational tool.
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[D'ville-Theater]


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A new state of the art theatre is coming soon to a town near you.
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Georgia Theatre Company plans to build a 14-screen stadium movie theater in Danville.
The facility will be located on Highway 58 between the Big-K and the Robertson Street Bridge.
The company hopes to begin construction this September and finish by Spring 2002.
Right now, Danville has three movie theaters, the largest offers four screens.
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[S-Extra]


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Deion is retiring from the NFL. The Express sign an Eskimo. Bodine wins another pole. And Kerney looks impressive at Falcons camp.
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[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


The Roanoke Valley Golf Hall of Fame Junior Senior championship wrapped up at Hidden Valley this afternoon.
Mitch Chandler of Westlake won the junior division. He shot a 73 today for a total of 143.
J.D. Sisson won the Super Senior title shooting a 78 leading his team Blue Hills to the team title.
And Dick Wagner of Hidden Valley won the Senior Division.
And here are tonight's scores.
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[S-Deion]


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It's the end of era for some and for others it's simply "good riddance." Deion Sanders announced last night through his agent that he is retiring from the NFL.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ashburn/Last July; :00]

Sanders, who is now 33 years old, has reached a settlement with the Redskins and will officially file retirement papers with the league next week. PrimeTime managed to work out a nice settlement with the Redskins. He will get all but $500 thousand of $8 million dollar signing bonus he agreed to last year. Sanders is a 7 time pro bowler, but the Redskins never got their money's worth out of him last season. He was scheduled to report to training camp on Sunday night, but instead he has now quit the Skins and quit baseball. He cleaned out his minor league locker Thursday night.
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[S-Camp]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Redskins toughest competition in the NFC East this season is already back on the J-O-B.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Albany, NY; :00]

The Giants and Tiki Barber opened camp with their rookies Thursday in Albany, New York. The veterans joined the party yesterday. The Giants believe they'll be back in the Super Bowl this season.
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[S-Vick]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The big banners that are personally autographed by Michael Vick hit the auction block on ebay yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]

The proceeds from the sale of the banners which will remain on the auction block until August 6th, benefit the university's general scholarship fund. The bids for the banners are already in the $1000 range. You can check them out searching for Michael Vick banners at ebay.
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[S-Kerney]


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Patrick Kerney has a lot ot prove at Falcons' cam this summer. Steve Mason has more on the former UVa great.
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[SUPER=01-Don Blackmon/Falcons Defensive Coordinator; :44]
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((When it comes to the Falcons defensive lineman, Patrick Kerney is always first. First in sprints, the first one to the next drill and usually the first one to execute a rushing technique correctly. But he has hardly forgotten his team's 4 and 12 season where his defense finished last in the NFC. ((:)) Kerney enters this season at his biggest, nearly 280 pounds. New defensive coordinator Don Blackmon, head coach Dan Reeves Ray Buchanan, the Falcons top defensive player all support and encourage Atlanta's 1999 first round draft pick. ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((:))
The heat from the media started early in training camp as Atlanta radio stations asked Kerney how he was going to find more sacks this year. Kerney knows this season will be different because he has changed. ((:)) Kerney did register a career best 81 tackles last season. Steve Mason News 7 sports.))

[S-Express]


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The Roanoke Express signed its first ever Eskimo yesterday by inking Terence Tootoo. The five foot eight, 185 pound Tootoo is from the Arctic Coast of Hudson Bay in Northern Canada. Perry Florio had a tough time tracking him down this summer because he was on a whaling trip.

[S-Meet]


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The top swimmer in the area are in Radford this weeknd for the Duane Whitenack City County meet.
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[SUPER=03-Radford; :]


Hidden Valley entered the meet as the top team after six Monday night meets.
The Blue wave has won more R-V-A-A championships than any other team. And Hidden Valley is the favorite this year after entering the meet with over 8-thousand points.
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Over a thousand swimmers are competing in the meet. And Hidden Valley has a total of 151 of those which gives them an advantage.
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[TALENT=Mike]
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The swim meet wraps up tomorrow evening at the Dedmon Center pool.


[S-Pocono]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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Qualifying for Sunday's Pennsylvania 500 was wrapped up yesterday afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Long Pond, PA/CNN-SI; :00]

Rick Mast drove the Duke's Mayonnaise ride yesterday. His normal team is skipping this race, so Rick jumped in the car and then just got it in the race. Here's the lineup.
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[SUPER=0107-26. Joe Nemechek//27. Brett Bodine//28. John Andretti//29. Bobby Hamilton//30. Hut Stricklin//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-31. Ron Hornaday//32. Mike Wallace//33. Elliott Sadler//34. Ward Burton//35. Kurt Busch//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-36. Robby Gordon//37. Dale Jarrett/PROV/38. Steve Park/PROV/39. Jerry Nadeau/PROV/40. Terry Labonte/PROV/;]



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[SUPER=0107-41. Buckshot Jones/PROV/42. Kyle Petty/PROV/43. Rick Mast/PROV/;]
[RUNS=:45]
[OUT Q=...last driver."]
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[Dinosaur-Skull]


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A researcher says it's the largest skull of a land animal ever found.
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In fact, it's so big a Montana Army National Guard helicopter was needed to remove the giant dinosaur skull.
It was discovered in rugged terrain near Winnett (WIN'-it), Montana.
The Winnett skull is that of a torosaurus (toura-SOAR-us) a horned dinosaur that scientists believe lived 65 to 67 million years ago.
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