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An apparent drowing in the region tonight.
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Kobe tells his side of the story.
A live report coming up.
After this weeks deadly market crash we'll find out how Virginia tries to helps older drivers know their limits.
Plus the first ever G-I Joe handmade 40 years ago. Now it can be yours.
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News 7 is next. [Open]
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((I'M INNOCENT I DID NOT FORCE THIS WOMAN AGAINST HER WILL.))
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With his wife and attorney by his side- Kobe Bryant claims his innocence tonight- as he faces battle on a different court.
Prosecutors today charged the player with sexual assault.
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[Bryant]


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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
Prosecutors say they have enough evidence to prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt- Today they filed charges against Bryant.
But tonight a tearful Bryant spoke to reporters. He admits he committed adultury and made a mistake, but he says he's not a criminal.
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Manuel Gallegus is covering this story. He joins us live from Los Angeles with the latest.
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[SUPER=01-Kobe Bryant/L.A. Laker; :09]
[SUPER=01-Mark Hurlbert/Eagle Co. District Attorney; :32]
[SUPER=01-Joshua Yandle/Friend of Alleged Victim; 1:15]
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((WITH HIS WIFE AT HIS SIDE, KOBE BRYANT, THE SUPERSTAR LA LAKER GUARD SAYS HE IS GUILTY OF ADULTERY, BUT NOT RAPE. KOBE BRYANT, LA LAKER.
BRYANT IS BEING CHARGED WITH THE FORCIBLE SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A 19 YEAR OLD WOMAN AT A RESORT HOTEL NEAR VAIL COLORADO. THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY THERE SAID THE DECISION WAS NOT EASY.
MARK HURLBERT, EAGLE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTY. I feel that after looking at the evidence that I can prove this case beyond a reasonable doubt
THE D.A. WOULD NOT DISCUSS ANY DETAILS IF CONVICTED BRYANT FACES FOUR YEARS TO LIFE IN PRISON.

-NAT SOT -BRYANT

THE 24 YEAR OLD WAS RECENTLY MARRIED, A FATHER OF A BABY GIRL. HIS SKILLS ON THE COURT AND HIS CLEAN CUT IMAGE HAVE MADE HIM A HERO FANS WERE DISAPPOINTED TO THINK HE WOULD RISK IT ALL. FAN: I think hes stupid for cheating on his wife - when he had everything going for him in life.
Are you disappointed? Oh Yeah, so are his sponsors.
BRYANT RECENTLY SIGNED A REPORTED 45-MILLION DOLLAR CONTRACT WITH NIKE AS FOR THE ALLEGED VICTIM.HER FRIENDS SAY ITS BEEN ROUGH AND SHE WOULD NEVER DO THIS FOR FAME.
JOSHUA YANDLE, FRIEND OF ALLEGED VICTIM People can't just make biases against someone just because a celebrity is involved. - BRYANT MUST APPEAR IN COURT AUGUST 6TH. AND ITS TOO SOON TO KNOW IF HE CAN PLAY IN THE FALL. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS LOS ANGELES.))

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[Dennehy]


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Police are now tracking a weapon as they investigate the case of "missing college athlete" Patrick Dennehy.
Waco police say found a gun in the apartment of one of Dennehy's teammates, Harvey Thomas.
They're trying to figure out it's connected to Dennehy's disappearance.
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Another teammate on the Baylor hoop team has now talked with police. Carlton Dodson spoke with police in Maryland where he lives- but no word on what he said.
Police maintain Dotson is not a suspect, but a person of interest.
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((SGT. RYAN HOLT/WACO POLICE: HE'S OF INTEREST TO US WHY YOU SAY HE WAS RELEEASED.MR DOTSON WAS NEVER IN CUSTODY HE WENT INON HIS OWN INITIATIEVE.))
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Patrick Dennehy has been missing since mid June.
His Chevrolet Tahoe was found abandoned soon after in a Virginia Beach parking lot, just a few hours from Dotson's Maryland home.
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[Pitts-Drowning]


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Authorities in Pittsylvania County have found the body of a man they believed drowned in Cherrystone Lake. The body was recovered around 7 o'clock this evening. The police were called when the man's vehicle was seen parked at the lake unattended. Divers and the Chatham Rescue Squad assisted in the recovery. Police say they do not suspect foul play. The body is being sent to Roanoke for an autosy.
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Police in California say the elderly driver who plowed through a farmer's market may have been involved in another collision less than a block away.
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They're investigating whether 86 year old Russell Weller may have hit a Mercedes moments before running down dozens of people, killing ten of them and injuring 20 others. The California Highway Patrol says if there was a collision, it woule want to know why Weller left the scene. Police have impounded both vehicles as they determine whether criminal charges should be filed.
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[Elderly-drivers]


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A typical driver has less than half a second to avoid a collision.
That's why Virginia's D-M-V is trying to raise awareness about the effects of aging on a driver's reaction time.


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The pilot project, called Grand-drivers, is designed to educate those 65 or older and their adult children.
State officials say knowing the early signs of driving difficulty will allow older drivers and their families to take action.
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((PAM GOHEEN/D-M-V SPOKESWOMAN: THERE ARE NATURAL THINGS THAT OCCUR WITH AGING, COGNITIVE CHANGES, PHYSICAL CHANGES THAT CAN ULTIMATELY EFFECT ONE'S ABILITY TO OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE SAFELY. WE WANT PEOPLE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THOSE CHANGES AND TO TALK ABOUT IT. WE BELIEVE THE MORE THEY TALK ABOUT IT THEY'LL BE ABLE TO MAKE WISE CHOICES AND STAY ON THE ROAD AS LONG AS POSSIBLE AND AS SAFE AS POSSIBLE.))
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Signs that an older driver needs assistance-finding it difficult to work the pedals, having trouble seeing other vehicles and ignoring traffic signals.
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[Liberty-Arson]


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A former Liberty University student could face prison time, after he admits setting a fire on campus.
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18-year-old Christopher L. Lee was arrested in April in connection with six small fires at Liberty. He pled guilty today to one count of arson, a charge that carries a sentence of two to ten years behind bars. Sentencing is scheduled for September. Prosecutors say Lee claimed to have set the first fire in retaliation for the theft of his jacket, but he then became addicted to the thrill.
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[CS-Runners]


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A couple of Cave Spring High School graduates give a whole new meaning to being cross country runners.
That's because they just ran across the country.
Justin McLeod tells us how they went the distance for their alma mater.
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(( ((NAT SOUND OF RUNNING ACROSS FINISH LINE))
They arrived home to a hero's welcome and rightfully so: they just ran nearly three thousand miles.
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((LAURENCE LOESEL/CROSS-COUNTRY RUNNER: WE WERE CRAZY. IT WAS THE ABSOLUTELY THE MOST CRAZIEST THING I'VE EVER DONE.))
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The craziness began May 14th in San Francisco when a trio of area runners sought out to run across the country.
They each ran on average 15 miles a day for a total of 45 miles.
The journey spanned twelve states and required several pairs of sneakers.
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((BEN DOWDY/CROSS-COUNTRY RUNNER: I HAD NO REGRETS AT ALL. IT WAS AN AMAZING EXPERIENCE, EVERY SINGLE DAY THERE WAS A STORY.))
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A story that includes beautiful scenery, hot summer days, and the American spirit.
Total strangers gave them everything from a home cooked meal to a hot shower.
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((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THIS IS WHERE THEY STAYED FOR THE LAST SEVENTY FIVE DAYS. IT IS A SMALL COMPACT RV AND AS YOU CAN SEE ALL AROUND HERE THERE IS PLENTY OF DIRTY CLOTHES, SNEAKERS, AND SOCKS. NOW IF IT LOOKS BAD, JUST IMAGINE WHAT IT SMELLS LIKE.))
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((QUICK NAT SOUND OF OPENING CONTAINER))
The real bad stuff went in this container.
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((WILL STUART/CROSS-COUNTRY RUNNER: I THINK WE'VE GOTTEN IMMUNED TO THE SMELL HERE BECAUSE EVERYBODY COMES IN TELLS US IT SMELLS LIKE A LOCKER ROOM.))
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No one seems to mind when they consider why these three young men made this trek.
They're raising funds to help renovate Cave Spring's track and fields which are in desperate need of repair.
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[IN Q=It's all for the cause]

((LAURENCE LOESEL/CROSS COUNTRY RUNNER: IT'S ALL FOR THE CAUSE, IT'S ALL FOR THE KIDS, IT'S ALL FOR THE COMMUNITY, SO THANK YOU VERY MUCH.))
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Much however still needs to be raised.
They've collected nearly 50-thousand dollars but the total price tag for the project is 1.5 million.
These runners say they'll make their goal eventually one mile at a time.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke County.))

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Some G-I Joe's are worth a bundle. Still ahead, one's up for auction, and a half million might get you close.
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And when a registered sex offender walks into a store, a camera shows him doing something that puts him back in jail.

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(( Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office with more on Kobe's emotional newsconference. Lance stays the course, Tigers can't stay on the course, plus opening ceremony and day one highlights from the Commonwealth Games. Tonight on the Big 7.))

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Security cameras at a Sears store in Miami caught a shopper apparently groping a 12-year-old girl while her family stood just feet away.
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Store clerks were suspicous of the man when they trained the camera on him and caught him in the act.
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((AMY JACOBSON/MIAMI POLICE DEPARTMENT-THIS GIRL WAS WITH HER FAMILY. HER PARENTS WERE FEET FROM HER, SO WHILE YOUR WATCHING THIS AND YOU'RE SEEING ALL THESE PEOPLE AROUND HER, SHE WAS NOT UNACCOMPANIED. SHE WAS WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE, A COUPLE FEET BASICALLY FROM HER FAMILY.))
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Bayardo Rafael Chamorro was taken into custody outside of the store a short time later.
It turns out he is a registered sex offender since November of 20-01. At his bond hearing, Chamorro was charged with three counts of lewd lascivious acts on a minor--bond was set at 25-thousand dollars, but a hold has been placed on him so he cannot be released.
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[Iraq-Latest]


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Another American soldier is dead after a bomb planted beneath a U-S convoy exploded.
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Iraqis in the volatile town of Fallujah cheered at the site of the explosion and threw rocks at the troops as they drove by. Another pro-Saddam rally was held in Khaldiah (Kahl-dia), where men and children fired guns and carried rocket-propelled grenades, celebrating the anniversary of Saddam's Ba'ath party takeover. The number of U-S troops killed in combat during this war is now higher than the death toll for the 19-91 Gulf War. As for the war on terror, just one day after a visit from British Prime Minister Tony Blair, the White House has agreed to suspend all military legal proceedings against British and Australian terror suspects being held at Guantanamo Bay. A leading British Defense lawyer says if the men are returned to Britain, the country's legal system will not meet American requirements.
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[SOT 19:20:54]
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((JONATHAN GOLDBERG/LEADING DEFENSE COUNSEL- THE REALITY OF LIFE IS, THEY WILL NEVER FACE TRIAL IN THE U.K. THEY CANNOT, BECAUSE THE RULES OF EVIDENCE IN A CRIMINAL TRIAL IN THIS COUNTRY WOULD NEVER ALLOW THE KIND OF CONFESSION EVIDENCE WHICH MUST HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM THESE PEOPLE AT GUANTANOMO BAY.))
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[VO-NAT]

And back in Iraq, American troops did remove another of the relics left behind by Saddam-- a 30 foot, solid bronze statue was toppled with plastic explosives. The head of the statue was taken to the 4th Infantry Division headquarters in Saddam's hometown as a trophy--the rest of the body will be shipped to Texas and made into a memorial.
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[GI-Joe]


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It is the ultimate in G-I Joes- and it's on the auction block.
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This is the original G-I Joe Action figure and it could become the most expensive toy every.
The 1963 prototype was hand made in Rhode Island at the home of a Korean war Veteran and former Hasbro executive.
He set out to create a toy for boys that would do what Barbie did for girls.
The minimum bid for the figure is 600 thousand dollars.
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Hokie pride brings in big bucks, and it's the students who benefit. The details are still ahead.
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[VO-NAT]

And are you waiting months for that promised rebate? You're not alone, but there are some things you can do.
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[Commercial]

[Rebates]


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A local woman is frustrated over what she thought was a great deal, and she's hardly alone.
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Karen Bivens is tired of waiting for a rebate from a satellite television system that she bought almost six months ago. She says she mailed them all the required paperwork and that they told her in March that the 99-dollars would be sent within weeks.
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((KAREN BIVENS/REBATE CUSTOMER; I THINK KEEP HOPING THAT I'M GOING TO FORGET ABOUT IT AND QUIT MAKING THE CALLS TO THEM CONCERNING THE REBATE BUT I'M NOT GOING TO DO THAT A LOT O THE PEOPLE OUT THERE PROBABLY DON'T HAVE THE TIME TO BE CONSISTENT AND FOLLOW UP ON THESE THINGS AND THEY PROBABLY DO FORGET ABOUT THEM AND THEY SLIP THROUGH THE CRACK.))
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[VO-NAT]

Julie Wheeler with the Better Business Bureau says companies count on people NOT following through and fulfilling rebate requirements, that's how they're able to offer so many rebates. She says consumers need to follow instructions carefully, read the fine print on rebate offers and always make copies of your paperwork.
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[VT-Licensing]


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The colors may be maroon and orange, but Virginia Tech merchandise is bringing in plenty of green.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

This past year, retail stores sold more than 20-million dollars in V-T products, the highest figure ever. University officials attribute the sales to Tech's growing reputation.
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[IN Q=i have to give]

((LOCKE WHITE/DIRECTOR OF LICENSING: I HAVE TO GIVE A HECK A LOT OF THE CREDIT TO COACH BEAMER AND THE FOOTBALL TEAM AND THE WINNING SEASONS AND MOST OF ALL THE VIRGINIA TECH , THE CRAZY VT FANS ,THEY HAVE REALLY JUST GONE CRAZY OVER VT PRODUCTS.))
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[OUT Q=virginia tech products]
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[VO-NAT]

Locke says he can't say whether Tech joining the A-C-C next year will increase sales, but area store managers say the demand is already here. About 80-percent of Tech's royalties go to the university's general scholarship fund.
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[Mountain-Lake]


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It's not just for fun and relaxation anymore. Mountain Lake hotel in Giles County has now become a learning environment.
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Today, the Wilderness Conservancy at Mountain Lake started a new environmental education program called "Lakes Alive."
With help from his assistant Iggy, the program is led by retired Virginia Tech professor Bruce Parker, who spent most of his career studying the lake. Parker says the idea is to inspire people of all ages to learn more about the lake, and why it has mysteriously emptied and refilled for hundreds of years.
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[IN Q=i'm using lots]

((BRUCE PARKER/DR. FINN E. FRAUG: I'M USING LOTS OF EQUIPMENT TO MEASURE TEMPERATURE, THE CHEMISTRY OF THE WATER TO COLLECT THE DIFFERENT PLANTS AND LIFE THAT'S COLLECTED IN THE LAKE AND THEN I SHOW IT TO THE PEOPLE.))
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"Lakes Alive" is free and open to the public.
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More on the Kobe escapade, opening ceremony stuff and day on games from the Comonwealth - plus much more - but first tonight's Extra Point -
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[NO SUPER] The Matt Schaub for Heisman - official website made its debut on the world wide web earlier today. The site has a lot of interesting features including a section that takes you inside the Schaub family photo album and shows the aspiring quarterback in his first year of life back in 1981. The address is www dot schuab 4 heisman dot com. You can find a link to the page on our web site - WDBJ7 dot com.
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[S-Kobe]


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Just a few hours after he was formally charged of sexual assault - a felony that could get him anywhere from probation to life in prison - Kobe Bryant went on the offensive. The Lakers' guard held a news conference admitting he had consentual sex with a 19 year old Colorado woman.
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[OUT Q=...of adultry."]
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His first hearing in court is on August 6th.

[S-Ceremony]


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The Commonwealth Games of Virginia opened up three non-stop days of activities in the valley today. But tonight the competition paused long
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Opening Ceremonies; :00]

for the athletes to parade into the Roanoke Civic Center coliseum for the opening ceremonies. As is always the case, many of the sports were showcased with demonstrations for the fellow athletes and guests to enjoy. The games are in their 14th year, and tonight they can truly say they have come full circle. The guest speaker was Tom Dolan, the two-time Olympic gold medal winner in swimming who competed in the very first Commonwealth games before heading to the University of Michigan and later onto international success.
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[S-Games]


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As is always the case the Commonwealth Games are so big the competition actually has to begin before the opening ceremonies are held. Swimming was back in June and baseball was last weekend. This afternoon a number of other events fired up and Steve Mason takes aim a few of them.
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[S-British]


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The British Open is at the halfway point and so far golf's third major of the year has been a major disappointment for a number of players. Calcavecchia, Janzen, Langer, Olazabal, Toms and Pavin all missed the cut.
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Davis Love the third is all alone in first place, but he is the the only golfer under par after 36 holes and he shot a less than scintillating one over today. Having to play crazy shots like that one you can see why he too struggled. Love is at minus one. Tiger Woods had a one over 72 punctuated by this nasty double bogey on 12. Still, despite his problems - Tiger is just four shots out of the lead.
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[S-Qualify]


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The Winston Cup cars left the sunny south and ran into the rainy norhteast today as showers in New Hampshire wiped out qualifying for Sunday's New England 300.
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The track didn't look too bad when they called it off this afternoon. But NASCAR didn't think there was enough time for practice, inspections and time trials. Here's how they'll line up based on the points.
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[go to qualifying boards]
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[SUPER=0107-1. Matt Kenseth//2. Jeff Gordon//3. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//4. Bobby Labonte//5. Michael Waltrip//;]
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[SUPER=0107-6. Jimmie Johnson//7. Kevin Harvick//8. Tony Stewart//9. Kurt Busch//10. Sterling Marlin//;]
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[SUPER=0107-11. Rusty Wallace//12. Mark Martin//13. Jeff Burton//14. Terry Labonte//15. Robby Gordon//;]
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[SUPER=0107-16. Ryan Newman//17. Ricky Craven//18. Elliott Sadler//19. Bill Elliott//20. Greg Biffle//;]
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[SUPER=0107-21. Ward Burton//22. Jamie McMurray//23. Ricky Rudd//24. Joe Nemechek//25. Jeremy Mayfield//;]
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[SUPER=0107-26. Johnny Benson//27. Dave Blaney//28. Kenny Wallace//29. Dale Jarrett//30. Jeff Green//;]
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[SUPER=0107-31. Jimmy Spencer//32. Todd Bodine//33. Mike Wallace//34. Steve Park//35. Casey Mears//;]
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[SUPER=0107-36. Kyle Petty//37. Christian Fittipaldi/Prov/38. Ken Schrader/Prov/39. John Andretti/Prov/40. Tony Raines/

Prov/;]
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[SUPER=0107-41. Johnny Sauter/Prov/42. Derrike Cope/Prov/43. Morgan Shepherd/Prov/;]
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[Purple-Bear]


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Finally tonight, this isn't Barney the purple dinosaur-
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This is Pelusa- the purple polar bear.
Only thing is Pelusa's not supposed to be purple.
She's undergoing treatment for a skin disease. That's turned her snowy white fur- what you could call "polar bear purple."
The skin is being treated with violet- a purple antibacterial staining liquid.
It's sometimes used on children for cuts.
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