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Coming up on News 7-
Some store brand cereal and granola bars are being recalled.
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Tough weather rips through one Northern neighborhood.
And a new neighborhood for horse lovers is in the works.
Plus he hasn't cut or washed his hair in years.... the story
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[Talent=Jean]


And is sunbathing addictive?
News 7 at Eleven is next.

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Has the city of Roanoke broken its promise? Residents in one neighborhood are beginning to ask that question.
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((LEE WALKER/RESIDENT: I GUESS YOU CAN SAY YES IT IS TAKING TOO LONG.))
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[Robertson-Park]


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The neighborhood asked for it and the city agreed.
But that was two years ago and very little has been done to renovate a Northwest Roanoke park. [***PARK GRAPHIC IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


Justin McLeod has been looking into this and joins us now with more. So Justin what's taking so long?
Jean, the city admits there's been a lot of unexpected red tape.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@justin1]


We're talking about an area that was devastated by a flood nearly twenty years ago.
It has since become a park and is slated to get a new look but many now say they'll believe it when they see it.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Lee Walker/Resident; :13 (VERY QUICK)]
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[SUPER=01-Donnie Underwood/Roanoke Parks and Recreation Dept.; :53]
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((((NAT SOUND OF CHILDREN PLAYING))
Children who live in the old Shadeland neighborhood have plenty places to play.
But you won't see them anywhere near Brown-Roberston Park and many hope that will change.
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((LEE WALKER/RESIDENT: IT IS SOMETHING THAT THE NEIGHBORHOOD WANTS. I BELIEVE THAT THE NEIGHBORHOOD NEEDS.)) [Runs03]
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((QUICK NAT SOUND OF GROUNDBREAKING IF YOU HAVE IT))
So two years ago the city agreed to make several improvements to the park which is located on Tenth Street between Kellogg and Grayson Avenue.
First up was to rename the park in honor of the two people who died here during the flood of 1985.
But since then very little work has been done leaving many to wonder if the project has been dropped.
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[IN Q=It has not been ]

((DONNIE UNDERWOOD/ROANOKE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPT: IT HAS NOT BEEN DROPPED.)) [Runs02]
[OUT =it has not been dropped]


City leaders admit it's taking longer than expected.
The problem? The project is tied to upgrades to nearby Washington Park and the Lick Run Greenway which will eventually go through Brown-Robertson.
[SOT 1:57:29]
[IN Q=The tricky thing]

((DONNIE UNDERWOOD/ROANOKE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPT: THE TRICKY THING IS WHEN YOU DEAL WITH GREENWAY SOMETIMES WE GET INVOLVED WITH FEDERAL MONEY, STATE MONEY, NOT JUST CITY MONEY SO WE GOT A LOT OF HOOPS TO JUMP THROUGH.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=hoops to jump through]


Those obstacles are almost cleared and the city hopes to begin construction here at the park by next spring.
The improvements will cost more than 180-thousand dollars and will include playgrounds and a picnic pavilion similar to the ones you see here.
But many nearby residents say it should already be in place.
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((LEE WALKER/RESIDENT: DO YOU THINK IT IS TAKING TOO LONG? LONGER THAN WE WOULD LIKE, YES.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=we would like, yes]))
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The city plans to hold community meetings this fall to ask the neighbors exactly what they want in the park.
[DOUBLE BOXES=JEan & Justin /BAM;]


But Jean, planners point out it's located in a flood plain so they may be limited on what they can do.


[PA-Tornado]


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One tornado and possibly two ripped through a Pennsylvania town this afternoon-
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[VO-NAT]
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This is what's left of one neighborhood in Campbelltown P-A- where at least 50 homes in a new development are damaged.
Nearly 20 people are reportedly hurt- one critically.
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[SOT 19:09:14]
[IN Q=WHEN I CAME DOWN]

((WHEN I CAME DOWN THE HILL AND SAW THE DEBRIS I STILL DIDN'T KNOW IF ANYBODY WAS HURT. KIND OF BURST INTO TEARS THINKING THE WORST, AND I CAME PULLING IN HERE AND THESE GUYS WERE ALREADY WALKING AROUND. SO IT WAS A GOOD SIGHT TO SEE)) [NO SUPER]
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[V-NAT]
The community is about 16 miles east of Harrisburg. It took the brunt of a series of storms that swept that area of Pennsylvania today.
Another tornado may have touched down in nearby York County.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm]

[MCU] Standing Position #2


[WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP
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[Franklin-Storms]


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Some homowners in Franklin County are still cleaning up from last weekend's powerful storms.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]

Strong winds knocked down power lines and uprooted trees in the Smith Mountain Lake area. One tree nearly split this mobile home in half. Some who witnessed the storm called it the worst they'd ever seen.
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[Red-Cross]


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Dozens of volunteers from around the state got a taste of what it would be like to prepare meals for disaster victoms.
This week the team made hundreds of home-cooked meals inside the American Red Cross's new mobile kitchen. Brent Watts has the story.
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[Ditka]


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Mike Ditka will stay on the sidelines of the Illinois Senate race.
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[VO-NAT]
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The former NFL coach told the Illinois Republican Party tonight that he won't run for the U-S Senate.
Ditka was courted by state Republican leaders and even Virginia Senator George Allen.
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[Same-Sex]


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Not enough votes today for a constitutional amendment to ban same sex marriages.
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It was scenes like this one in Massachusetts this year that prompted some to push for the amendment to ban gay marriages.
But in the end there were not enough votes.. just 48 of the 60 needed.
But the topic led to heated debate on capitol hill.
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[IN Q=I WOULD ARGUE ]

((SEN. RICK SANTORUM/R PENNSYLVANIA: I WOULD ARGUE THE FUTURE OF OUR COUNTRY HANGS IN THE BALANCE BECAUSE THE FUTURE OF THE AMERICAN FAMILY HANDGS IN THE BALANCE.)) ((SEN. TOM DASCHLE/D- MINORITY LEADER: THE ANSWER TO THE QUESTION IS NOW THE TIME TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION IS CLEARLY NO.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Rick Santorum/(R) Pennsylvania; 00]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Tom Daschle/(D) Minority Leader; 05]
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[OUT Q=is clearly no.]
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Today's vote was a defeat for President Bush who made it clear he supported the ban.
Senators John Kerry and John Edwards skipped the vote. Neither however, supports same sex marriage.
The two senators from Virginia, John Warner and George Allen both voted for the ban.
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[Alleghany-Vandalism]


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A trophy stolen when the Alleghany County High School was vandalized last week has been recovered.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Alleghany Co.;]

Deputies located the Brackman Cup on the bottom of Pike's Pond a few miles from the high school. Every year it's awarded to the winner of the Alleghany High - Covington High football game. One of the teens charged with the vandalism told authorities that he had thrown the cup in the water. With some volunteer help today, authorities fished out the trophy and returned it to school officials.
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[SOT - 2:06:46]
[IN Q=This is not unusual...]

((DALE MUTERSPAUGH/ALLEGHANY CO. SHERIFF; THIS IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR THE PEOPLE AROUND HERE, I MEAN YOU PUT OUT A CALL FOR HELP... AND THEY ARE READY TO COME, NOT TO MENTION PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS WHO AT THE DROP OF A HAT WILL COME AND HELP WHEN YOU CALL THEM, THAT'S THE BEAUTY OF THE ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS. ))
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[OUT Q=of the Alleghany Highlands.]
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Four teens face charges in the vandalism. They are being held at Coyner Springs Juvenile Detention Center pending a hearing on Friday. An 18 year old is also being held at the Alleghany Regional Jail.
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[Tease1]


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Don't feel like driving to the library for a book.
Still ahead, how you can find a good read with just the click of a mouse.
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[VO-NAT 7.5]


We know drugs,alcohol and cigarettes are addictive.. but what about sun tanning?
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[SOT]

((THEY JUST KEEP GOING TO THE INDOOR TANNING SALONS OR THE BEACH WHENEVER THEY CAN.))
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[OUT Q=whenever they can.]
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We'll shed some light on whether tanning is addictive when News 7 comes back.
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[Sports-preview]


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(( Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports office as the Avalanche gets its house in order as it opens up a homestand with Kinston. A former Salem Buccaneer takes over in the Triple A game of stars. The defending champ can't get a break at the Women's City-County - plus Chip Sullivan wins the Maryland Open tonight on the Big 7.))
[Tanning-Addicts]

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Most of us know suntanning is bad for our skin- but could it be addictive in some way?
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[VO-NAT 19.5]


A new study reported by the Academy of American dermatology suggest some people may actually grown addicted to U-V rays.
Dermatologist Dr. James Spender treats hundreds of peole for skin cancer every year.
He says some patients, even after undergoing cancer surgery multiple times, won't stop sunbathing.
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[IN Q=]

((DR. JAMES SPENCER/DERMATOLOGIST; WE EXPLAIN TO THEM THAT IT CAUSES CANCER. WE EXPLAIN TO THEM IT CAUSES WRINKLES AND THEY TELL US I JUST LOVE THE WAY IT FEELS THAT IT MAKES THEM FEELGOOD. THE IMPLICATION OF THIS STUDY IS THAT'S TRUE. THERE IS SOMETHING ABOUT ULTRA VIOLENT LIGHT THAT GIVES SOME PEOPLE A NOTICEABLE, PLEASURABLE SENSATION.))
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[OUT Q=pleasurable sensation.]
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The study found that people exposed to U-V light reported feeling more content and relaxed afterwars. One theory is that tanning releases endorphins, the same neurotransmitters responsible for the runners high.
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[Cereal-Recall]


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Several store brands of granola bars and muesli (Myoos-lee) cereals are being recalled- They could contain raw almonds contaminated with salmonella.
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[vo-nat]
The fruit and trail mix Granola Bars were sold under the Food Lion, Kroger and Winn Dixie store brand names- along with other grocery stores nationwide.
The bars come in 7.4 ounce boxes with expiration dates between June 6th of 2004 and January 20 of 2005.
The recalled cereal was sold under the Kroger brand name.
It comes in a 15.3 ounce box with an expiration date between September 10th 2004 and December 10th, 2004.
This cereals and bars were made in Minnesota.
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They are the latest products involved in a recall involving millions of raw almonds grown by Paramount Farms in California.

[Iraq]


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The assasination of a provincial governor in Iraq today and another suicide bombing have survivors questioning security.
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The bomber pulled his vehicle into a long line of Iraqi workers waiting to enter US and Iraqi headquarters. He inched within a dozen yards of American soldiers before blowing himself up. Grieving survivors say Iraqi security forces allowed the bomber through at least one preliminary screening.
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[SOT :20 - :28]
[IN Q=There is nowhere]

((LT. COL. ROBERT CAMPBELL/1ST CAVALRY DIVISION; THERE IS NOWHERE IN THIS COUNTRY THAT YOU CAN CONDUCT ENOUGH MEASURES THAT YOU CAN ABSOLUTELY PREVENT SOMEBODY WHO'S WILLING TO TAKE THEIR LIFE.))
[SUPER=01-Lt. Col. Robert Campbell/1st Cavalry Division]
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[OUT Q=take their life.]
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[VO-NAT]

Meanwhile, a Saudi company says it's ready to end its work and leave Iraq. This in order to free their Egyptian employee being held by insurgents.
However, it's unclear whether that means the company is about to leave Iraq or whether it's awaiting developments in the hostage's case before withdrawing.
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[E-Library]


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Some area libraries have come up with a novel way to check out books.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

This week, the Roanoke Valley Libraries launched a new Electronic Library system. The system lets patrons read books on their computers 24-hours a day. Folks will first need to set up an account at one of the branches in Roanoke city, county, or Salem and Botetourt counties. Right now, more than two-thousand E-books are available through the system, but officials expect to have more than 20-thousand by the of the year.
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Developers in Central Virginia are hoping horse-lovers will pony-up big bucks to be part of the area's first equestrian subdivision.
We'll show you what it's all about next.
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Plus one man goes to great lengths to avoid a haircut.
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[Commercial]

[Horse-Subdivision]


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A new kind of subdivision going up in Bedford County will soon offer a "Mr. Ed" type of experience for horse enthusiasts.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


Ralph and Shana (SHAY-nuh) Beck are turning part of their 320-acre property into the area's first equestrian community.
They're selling 40 lots to people who want the convenience of keeping their own horse and having riding trails right outside their back door.
The lots will vary in size from two to eight acres.. realtors say they've had some interest in the property already.
The first homes should be ready by next spring.
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[Drama-Camp]


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Some Blacksburg kids are learning how to ACT UP this summer.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

They're part of "Act and React" a summer drama camp in town. These 7 to 12 year olds are learning how to build sets, write scripts and sing songs. With the help of second grade teacher Alicia (A-lee-sha) Spitzer, the kids are trying to put together an hour long play in less than a month.
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[SOT:16:29:00; 21:17:00]
[IN Q= They help each]

((ALICIA SPITZER: THEY HELP EACH OTHER THEY WATCH OVER EACH OTHER. ARE SLOGAN IS BE A BUDDY NOT A BULLY. WE DON'T LAUGH AT PEOPLE IF THEY FORGET THEIR LINES, WE HELP THEM REMEMBER. CAROLYN YE: IT'S FUN, EXCITING, IT GIVES YOU EXPERIENCE TO ACT IN FRONT OF OTHERS TO BE IN PLAYS AND STUFF. ))
[SUPER=01-Alicia Spitzer/Drama Teacher; ]
[SUPER=01-Carolyn Ye/Camp Member; ]
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[OUT Q=plays and stuff.]
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[VO-NAT]

The kids will hold an open performance on July 30th at 10 a-m at the old Blacksburg Middle School.
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[S-Extra]


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The Avs return home to host Kinston. A former Salem Buc shines in the Triple A all-star game. Hot Dot leads the City County heading to the final 18. Plus, Chip Sullivan lights up the Maryland Open one more time. But first your Extra Point -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-MLB; :00]


The Houston Astros fired manager Jimy Williams this afternoon.
The Astros have slowly but surely slid to the bottom of the NL Central standings where they trail the Cardinals by 10 and a half games.
The Stros rank 19th in the majors in scoring.
Phil Garner has been hired to replace Williams.
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[S-Avs]


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The Salem Avalanche opened up a four night home stand with the Kinston Indians tonight at Salem Memorial. It's a great chance to catch the team through Saturday, because after that they are on the road for 7 straight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Indians vs. Avalanche; :00]

The Avs starting pitcher Fernando Nieve didn't like the mound and asked for a little help from the grounds crew before the start of things. The Avs would get on board in the second inning as Jeff Macker hits the single between short and this to chase home Jon Helquist from third. That would make it 1-to-nothing Avs as he slides in safely. But the K-Tribe would jump on the "Sandman" Nieve in the third. Javier Herrera jacks this offering a mile high and deep as just get out over the fence. Pat Osborne scored to make it 4-to-1 visitors. The Indians would get five runs in all, in the third, as Jonathan
[SUPER=37-Kinston/9/Salem/4;]

Van Every takes one to straight away center field. It's another homer and Kinston takes game one of the series 9 to 4.

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[TALENT=MIKE]
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Remember the Avs are playing a doubleheader tomorrow with the start of game one set for 6:05.

[S-Stars]


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While the big league stars were taking a night off after the all-star game. Some future big leaguers were doing their thing in the Triple A all-star game.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pawtucket, RI/espn2; :00]

Actually, there were some former big leaguers getting it done as well. Midre Cummings who has played more than 13 hundred game in the minors and majors including 113 in Salem for the Buccaneers in 1992 when he hit 305 for the season stole the show tonight with this homerun saving catch in center field in the top of the 8th. Then in the bottom of the inning he showed them how to hit one
[super=34-International/4/Pacific Coast/3;]

out with a blast to the same spot. The International League stars win it 4-to-3 tonight.
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[S-Golf]


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TheWomen's City County golf tournament wraps up tomorrow with the rest of the field including the defending champ chasing down Hot Dot Bolling.
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[SUPER=01-Dot Bolling/Leads City-County by Three Shots; 1:08]
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[OUT Q=....NAT SOUND WHACK."]
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[S-Chip]


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Chip Sullivan won the Maryland Open today - for the second time in three years. But unlike the last time when he won it and set a course record in the process - this time he almost was headed home when he found out he had backed into a playoff. The two guys ahead of him double and a triple bogeyed the 18 and Chip made them pay in a playoff. He won 72 hundred dollars and another five thousand from Taylor Made. Now he's headed to Richmond for the State Open.

[S-British]


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The British Open tees off tomorrow morning at Scotland's Royal Troon. Tiger hasn't won a major since the US Open in 2002. Since then, there have been 8 different players have won one of golf's top prizes.
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[SUPER=01-Phil Mickelson/2004 Masters Champ; :00]
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[OUT Q=it'll come around."]
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[S-Tour]


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Today's 10th stage of the Tour de France was supposed to be the start of Lance Armstrong's assent to the lead. But instead Lance was flat - literally.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Saint Flour, France/OLN; :00]


Armstrong suffered an early flat tire today, but he did recover to finish 6th and even battled with longtime rival Jan Ullrich. But Lance is still 9 and a half minutes off the overall pace after the first mountain stage.
Today's 147 mile stage was the longest of the tour and it marked the halfway point. Thomas Voeckler is still the overall leader.
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[TOSS TO BREAK]

[Long-hair]


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Finally tonight, some suggest that you get your hair trimmed every six to eight weeks. Apparently, THIS guy didn't get the message.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kien Giang, Vietnam;]

67 year old Tran Van Hay has not had a haircut in over 30 years. He says he stopped getting haircuts after one made him ill. The result is a massive coil of hair he piles on his head under a scarf.
Hay even had to quit his job as a farmer because of the enormous volume of hair, and has been collecting herbs for medicine as charity work ever since. Hay claims the hair is 20 feet long and hopes to get a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. (------------)