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[VO-NAT]

It's business as usual today in New York and some other major cities, as they continue recovering from last week's blackout.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And a restaurant that's been in business for more than 50 years catches fire in Amherst County.
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[ANCHOR=Leo]
[SS=None]

The sunshine will stick around for awhile but we still can't rule out an isolated thunderstorm later today. I'll have your forecast.
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[ANCHOR=KIM 2-Shot]


News 7 at Noon starts right now...

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[VO-NAT]


By all appearances, it's a typical Monday in New York City, where thousands of people are returning to work for the first time since Thursday's blackout.
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[Blackout]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Good Afternoon, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
The power is back on and the system is fixed-- for the moment anyway.
But as Drew Levinson reports, until something is done about the nation's aging power grid, there's no guarantee it won't happen again.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]
[SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/CBS News;]
[SUPER=01-Gov. Bill Richardson/Former Secretary of Energy;]
[SUPER=01-Milton Rothberg/Commuter;]
[RUNS=1:26]
[OUT Q=Levinson, CBS News, New York.]

(( With the nation plugged in again, life for millions of workers was back on track for the Monday Morning commute.

(SOT HOPE CAMERON/COMMUTER)

"I'M GLAD THAT EVERYTHING IS BACK IN WORKING ORDER."
It's the first business day after last week's massive power outage in the Northeast, Midwest and Canada. The Mayor of the nation's largest city says New York is up and running.

(SOT MAYOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG--NO SUPER...too fast)

"EVERYTHING'S BACK TO NORMAL."
In the Motor City of Detroit they're motoring again... In Cleveland--the home of the rock hall of fame--the cars and trucks too are rolling.
The some areas where raw sewage soiled the water...the beaches are still closed. Northern Ohio gets the blame. Several overloaded high voltage lines failed.
The alarm system designed to alert controllers at the power plants also failed. In just over an hour eight states and Canada were rendered powerless.

(STANDUP: DREW LEVINSON )

WITH INVESTIGATORS STILL IN THE DARK AS TO WHY THE SYSTEM DIDN'T WORK POLITICIANS ARE NOW BUSY FORMING TASK FORCES AND POINTING FINGERS--SOME AIMED AT THE UTILITY COMPANIES--OTHERS AT THEIR OWN COLLEAGUES.

(SOT GOV. BILL RICHARDSON/FORMER SEC. OF ENERGY)

"IT ALL BOILS DOWN TO THE CONGRESS IN THE LAST FEW YEARS FAILING TO ACT ON ENERGY BILLS, ELECTRICITY MODERNIZATION BILLS"
America's workforce--who also happen to be America's voters are steamed.

(SOT MILTON ROTHBERG/COMMUTER)

"THEY HAVEN'T DONE THINGS IN YEARS TO IMPROVE THE SYSTEM, THEY'VE BEEN LIVING IN AN ANTIQUE THIRD WORLD COUNTRY REGARDING ELECTRICAL POWER."
Even though the lights are back on--the power companies are still asking customers to conserve energy. They don't think there will be a repeat performance, but then again they didn't think last week would happen either. Drew Levinson, CBS News, New York
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[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=kmc]
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U-S troops in Iraq now have something new to worry about-- attacks on the country's infrastructure and resources.


Randall Pinkston has the latest from Baghdad.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq;]
[SUPER=01-Paul Bremer/U. S. Chief Administrator in Iraq;]
[SUPER=01-Randall Pinkson/CBS News;]
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[OUT Q=Pinkston, CBS News, Baghdad.]

(( A WEEKEND OF MAYHEM IN IRAQ SIGNALING A NEW STRATEGY BY ANTI-AMERICAN FORCES. THEY'RE NOW GOING AFTER SOFT TARGETS AS WELL AS THE U.S. MILITARY.

FULLSOT( WATER SPEWING FM PIPE)



(VO1)


A DIFFERENT KIND OF ATTACK AIMED AT A CIVILIAN TARGET.. THE FIRST STRIKE AGAINST THE CITY'S WATER SUPPLY.. A ROCKET PROPELLED GRENADE PUT A HOLE IN A PIPE AND CUT OFF WATER TO HUNDERDS OF THOUSANDS IN NORTHERN BAGHDAD..
EYEWITNESSES SAY A TERRORIST DID THE DAMAGE.. BUT SOME HERE INSIST AMERICANS ARE TO BLAME.

(SOT:)

yes, because they make all the problem. They make responsible for all these things.

(VO 2)

60 MILES NORTHAPPARENT SABOTAGE ON AN ECONOMIC TARGET TWO HITS ON A VITAL OIL PIPELINE TO TURKEY IT'S EXPECTED TO TAKE AT LEAST 2 WEEKS TO REPAIR. EVERY DAY THAT THE OIL DOESN';T FLOW COSTS IRAQ 7-MILLION DOLLARS.
BUT U.S. MILITARY FORCES ARE STILL THE MAIN TARGET OF ATTACKS.. 6O MILES WEST OF BAGHDAD .. CONVOY HALTED TRAFFIC FOR SEVERAL HOURS, AFTER
UNCONFIRMED REPORTS OF AN EXPOLOSION ON THE ROADSIDE. THIS MORNING IN BAGHDAD, AMBASSADOR PAUL BREMER , VISITED A BAGHDAD ORPHANAGE . HE SOUGHT TO REASSURE IRAQIS THAT -SOMEHOW - LIFE HERE WILL GET BETTER...

(SOT: BREMER)

"i think we are going to succeed here in carrying out the vision of the american people which is to give iraq a free and democratic government// thats what i hope and i'm very confident that's the way they'll see us"
(RANDALL ON CAM CLOSE)


))[Amherst-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-32 TC26:21]
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Fire heavily damaged a popular restaurant in Amherst county yesterday.
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[VO-NAT - :13]
[SUPER=03-Amherst Co.;]

The blaze broke out at the Briar Patch Restaurant around 9 o'clock. Investigators say the fire is believed to have started in the kitchen area. The restaurant first opened in 1948, and is a well known landmark in the area.
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[SOT - 20:27]
[IN Q=It was a local...]

((SGT. WILLIAM CLARK/AMHERST CO. FIRE INVESTIGATOR; IT WAS A PLACE EVERYBODY IN THE COUNTY CAME TO AND EVERYBODY AROUND HERE KNOWS ABOUT IT, IT'S BEEN IN BUSINESS FOR ABOUT 50 YEARS. AND THEY JUST ADDED A NEW SECTION ONTO THE BUILDING ABOUT A YEAR AGO.))
[SUPER=01-Sgt. William Clark/Amherst Co. Fire Investigator]
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[OUT Q=the building about a year ago.]
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The owner of the restaurant was in the building when the blaze broke out, but escaped without injury.
It could be several days before the cause is known.
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[11SCLC-Charges]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=03-34 TC31:08]
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A civil rights group wants the federal government to investigate Roanoke's police department. The local chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference says the department discriminates against blacks.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Jeff Artis says the city has overlooked an increase in gang activity in city schools and low income neighborhoods.
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[SOT 09:58:47]
[IN Q=We have asked...]

((JEFF ARTIS/CHAIRMAN OF BOARD, SCLC; WE HAVE ASKED QUESTIONS OF THE ROANOKE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT. THEY DON'T WANT TO ANSWER THOSE QUESTIONS. WE ARE NOT SATISFIED WITH THE ANSWERS WE HAVE GOTTEN. ALL WE'VE GOTTEN IS THE RUN-AROUND. SO WE'VE ASKED THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT TO COME IN AND LOOK AT THAT SITUATION. ))
[SUPER=01-Jeff Artis/SCLC Chairman; ]
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[OUT Q=and look at that situation.]



[ANCHOR=Kim]
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The S-C-L-C is asking the U-S Department of Education and the Justice Department to conduct the investigation. City Manager Darlene Burcham declined a request for an interview, but says she has not heard from the S-C-L-C, and denies the city has used racist policies.

[11Cascades-Hypothermia]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=dgr]
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Dangerous swimming conditions and cold water sent a swimmer to the hospital with hypothermia yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co.;]

The man and a friend were in the water at the bottom of the Cascades in Giles County when he was pulled underwater and trapped for a few minutes before his friend pulled him out.
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[SOT- 01:23:05]
[IN Q=THEY SHOULD NOT ]

((STEVEN DAVIS/GILES RESCUE SQUAD--THEY SHOULD NOT BE SWIMMING IN LITTLE STONEY CREEK AT THE CASCADES IN GILES COUNTY PARTICULARLY IF THE WATER IS AS HIGH AS IT IS TODAY. AS THE WATER COMES ACROSS THE FALLS LITERALLY, THERE'S TONS OF WATER FORCE THAT COMES ACROSS THAT FALLS. ))
[SUPER=01-Steven Davis/Giles Rescue Squad;]
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[VO-NAT]

Davis says that water pressure is what pulled the man under. He also says the water there stays in the low 60's -- cold enough to cause hypothermia after only a short time. The victim was taken to Giles Memorial Hospital for observation.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


An earthquake has killed three and injured a thousand in China. We'll have the details next.
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[VO-NAT ]

Also we'll tell you about an amazing discovery of treasure at the bottom of the sea.
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[Israel-Blast]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
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There was a deadly blast today in Tel Aviv.
But Israeli officials aren't blaming it on Palestinians, or the ongoing conflict.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tel Aviv, Israel;]


The explosion happened in a coffee shop, leaving one woman dead and four others injured.
Police say the bomb was placed in an elevator shaft, and blew out the walls and windows of the building.
They say the building was known as a base for loan sharks.
One police commander called the explosion a "settling of accounts" between criminals.
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[Mongolia-Quake]


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An earthquake has struck China's Inner Mongolia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Inner Mongolia, China;]


Three people were killed-- a thousand others were injured.
The quake also turned thousands of homes made of mud bricks into piles of rubble.
Others had roofs cave in, leaving only walls standing.
Saturday evening's quake measured five- point- nine on the Richter Scale.
Officials say it could be felt 300 miles away in the capital, Beijing.
China's news agency says it was the worst earthquake to hit the region in CENTURIES.
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[Treasure]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Some salvage divers have made a big discovery.
It has taken them ten years, but they've found a Civil War era ship sitting on the bottom of the Atlantic.
As Gretchen Carlson tells us, their payday should make it all worthwhile.
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[SUPER=01-Greg Stemm/Odyssey Marine Exploration;; :32]
[SUPER=01-Gretchen Carlson/CBS News; ]
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[OUT Q=CBS NEWS NEW YORK]

((These are the incredible underwater images of the "SS Republic", From: Peabody Essex Museum) a cargo ship that sank almost 140 years ago, just after the Civil War.
The wreck is almost a third of a mile deep beneath the Atlantic Ocean. There's the paddlewheel, the ship's rudder too, and hundreds of bottles, including preserved fruit with the corks still intact.
But the real mystery is the money that could be hidden here. By today's market, an estimated 150 million dollars worth of gold coins!

(SOT Greg Stemm�Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc.)



(NARR #2)

The decade-long search for the Republic was a secret one. So secret in fact, the sea explorers involved in the hunt even gave it a code name ... ((GRAPHIC IN)) as they swept across a widespread area 100 miles southeast of Savannah, Georgia. ((GRAPHIC OUT)) Gretchen Carlson�CBS News Gretchen Carlson�New York

(STAND-UP BRIDGE) Gretchen Carlson

The Republic only made it to Georgia -- after leaving New York -- when a hurricane hit. The ship was supposed to go all the way to New Orleans to help that city recover from the Civil War ... but it never made it ... and neither did all of those gold coins.

(NARR #3)

The ship's ill-fated run is now the explorers' treasure trove ... and since the wreck is outside federal and state waters ... whatever the explorers find they can keep.

(SOT??? Greg Stemm)



(NARR #4)

When the recovery begins next month, the question will be whether this shipwreck's fortune will truly be worth its weight in gold. Gretchen Carlson, CBS News, New York.)

[11Great-Race]


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Three men from western Virginia are back home after racing around the county.
They covered more than four thousand miles in fourteen days in a 1929 Ford Speedster. Joe Dashiell has more.
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[IN Q=Mike Metzler was tuning up]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./June; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Metzler/Driver; :16]
[SUPER=01-David Metzler/Navigator; :49]
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[OUT Q=Joe Dashiell News 7]


((Mike Metzler was tuning up for the competition when he took us for a spin in June. With son David navigating alongside, and brother in law Brian Rorrer driving a support vehicle, the team from Floyd County was soon off and running.
[SOT]
[IN Q=We were on the road]

((WE WERE ON THE ROAD FOR 14 DAYS IN ACTUAL COMPETITION. WE COVERED 4261 MILES. WE WENT THROUGH ALL KINDS OF WEATHER, TRIALS AND ADVERSITY, BUT ALL IN ALL IT WAS SOMETHING I WOULD DO AGAIN IN A HEARTBEAT. ))
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[OUT Q=I would do again in a heartbeat.]


Those trials and adversity included brake problems, a bad bearing, an electrical fire, a blown engine, and a string of late night repairs to keep the car on the road.
But the Metzlers and their 1929 Ford Model A Speedster made it to the finish line... 72nd out of 113 entries.

[SOT]
[IN Q=I expected it to be]

((I EXPECTED IT TO BE A LOT EASIER THAN IT WAS AND IT TURNED OUT TO BE A LOT MORE CHALLENGING. THE NAVIGATIONAL SKILLS REQUIRED WERE A LOT HARDER AND HAD TO REFINE WHAT I KNEW.))
[RUNS= :13]
[OUT Q=had to refine what I knew.]


CTI Balloons paid the five thousand dollar entry fee, and help from fellow competitors, like the team from Coker Tire, kept them in the race.
They brought home an Ace Award for logging a perfect score on one leg, and the Never Say Die Award for successfully battling mechanical problems the rest of the way.
And while they consider the race a once in a lifetime opportunity, they're working to line up sponsors for another Great Race across America.
Joe Dashiell News 7))
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Coming up next on the newscast, it could be the role of a lifetime.
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[VO-NAT ]

We'll meet a woman who is auditioning potential husbands for her daughter.
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[Marry-Daughter]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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In this age of reality T-V programs and matchmaking shows, it was bound to happen--
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Southbridge, MA;]


A Massachusetts mother is hosting her own version of "Who Wants to Marry My Daughter?"
At 22-- Kimberly Devlin is hardly a spinster-- but her mother is determined to find her a suitable husband.
She's invited men to her home to audition as bridegrooms.
But Kimberly says she understands why her mother took such drastic measures--
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[IN Q=The last boyfriend]
[SUPER=01-Kimberly Devlin/Bride-to-Be;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=something serious.]
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[VO-NAT]


Turnout's been encouraging--
More than 100 men have responded to lawn signs and advertisements.
The family is hoping to narrow it down to 10 applicants.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly 2-Shot]
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[WRITER=kor]
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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was UP 84 points. The NASDAQ has gained 24.

[super=460-x/84/x/24;]


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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

Coming up today in sports, the Falcons want to know when Michael Vick will soar again.
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[VO-NAT ]

And things get ugly between two drivers at a Winston Cup race this weekend.
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[S-Race]


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Yesterday was not a good day for Winston Cup driver Kurt Busch.
He ran out of gas while leading the race at Michigan.
Ryan Newman stretched his tank to the limit for his 5th win of the season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Brooklyn, MI/TNT; :0]


At lap 63, Todd Bodine tried to squeeze between Busch and Kenny Wallace.
But Busch got loose, sending Bodine on a spin into the wall in front of Wallace, who had no place to go.
Wallace's car burst into flames, but both drivers scampered away uninjured.
It was also a tough day to be a Wallace.
At lap 78, Rusty Wallace changes his mind about pitting, but he pulled in front of Dale Earnhardt, Junior who sustained heavy damage.
That was just the beginning for Rusty, who later blew an engine and erupted into flames.
He finished 38th.
Busch led with four laps to go, but ran out of gas down the stretch.
Ryan Newman had a little better luck with just enough fuel to get to the finish for his third win in the past 6 races.
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[SUPER=01-Ryan Newman/5th Win This Season; :04]
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[SUPER=0106-6. Robby Gordon//7. Michael Waltrip//8. Ken Schrader//9. Matt Kenseth//10. Johnny Benson//;]
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[SUPER=0106-11. Jeff Burton//12. Elliott Sadler//13. Terry Labonte//14. Ward Burton//15. Bill Elliott//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0106-16. Kyle Petty//17. Mark Martin//18. Kurt Busch//19. Sterling Marlin//20. Joe Nemechek//;]
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[SUPER=0106-21. Jeff Green//22. Mike Skinner//23. Dale Jarrett//24. Tony Raines//25. Dave Blaney//;]
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[S-Fight]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-151 TC2826]
[GRAPHIC=Nascar]


If losing the race wasn't bad enought, Kurt Busch was on the receiving end of a sucker punch reportedly from Jimmy Spencer after the event.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Brooklyn, MI/TNT; :00]


The disagreement started during the race.
And the long- running feud between the two flared up again when Spencer rammed Busch on pit road, and allegedly punched him through the driver's side window.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Jack Roush/Kurt Busch's Car Owner; :00]
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=had his way with him."]


Witnesses say Spencer punched him in the face several times, but at least one other driver is taking sides with Mr. Excitement.
Robby Gordon says Busch has been asking for it all year. Gordon says he would even bail Spencer out of jail if he needed it.
He just might. Michigan authorties are considering filing assault charges against Spencer.

[S-Vick]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-148 TC14622]
[GRAPHIC=Mike Vick]


Michael Vick had his broken right leg placed in a cast late Saturday, but he is not scheduled for surgery at this point.
He'll miss at least six weeks, which would include the first four games of the regular season.
But Vick could be out as many as ten weeks, depending on how well the bone heals.
Yesterday Dan Reeves and the Falcons staff weighed in on the loss.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dan Reeves/Falcons Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Andrew Bishop/Falcons Team Physician; :27]
[RUNS=:34]
[OUT Q=require surgical intervention."]
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[S-PGA]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-159 TC2300]
[GRAPHIC=PGA Championship]


Shaun Micheel is a Memphis resident who was playing in just his third major this week. Last night he headed back to Tenneessee with the Wannamaker Trophy as the winner of the PGA Championship.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rochester, NY/PGA Championship; :00]


Chad Campbell rallied from a three shot deficit with four holes to play. He knocked in this long birdie effort at 15, putting it right in the hole.
Campbell trailed Micheel by one, but Micheel hit the shot from 175 yards out, and got within 3 inches of the hole. Micheel tapped that in for a birdie and a 2 shot win at 4-under par.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Shaun Micheel/First Career PGA Win; :00]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=finished today."]
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