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News-Head

ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=rjo
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Next of News Seven one person is dead-- several injured
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VO-NAT

after a tractor trailer rear- ended another 18-wheeler.
Five vehicles were involved in the pile up.
Tragedy struck in Louisiana this afternoon.
The pilot was killed when his World War Two vintage airplane crashed.
And the chili was screaming at the Roanoke Market today.
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ANCHOR=Ron
SS=


News seven is next.

81-Ax


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-43
GRAPHIC=None


Driver error appears to be the cause of a fatal five vehicle accident on I-81 near Buchanan.
63-year-old Merrit Kilpatrick is dead and three others are in stable condition.
Police say Kilpatrick, who is from Illinois, was driving a tractor trailer and apparently did not notice traffic was slowing for construction.
Southbound traffic was backed up for three miles this afternoon.
Denise Allen has the details.
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IN Q=Ann Balun is lucky to
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :03 QUICK!!
SUPER=01-Ann Balun/Accident Witness; :08
SUPER=01-Malcolm Austin/State Police; :32
SUPER=01-Greg Sleboda/Troutville Fire Dept.; :55
SUPER=@Denise2; 1:10
RUNS=1:28
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(( Ann Balun is lucky to be alive.
She had just pulled out from behind this tractor trailer into the left lane. ((ANN BALUN/ACCIDENT WITNESS: THAT'S HOW VERY CLOSE. CAUSE HE CAME DOWN PRETTY QUICK AS I MOVED OVER. HE EVIDENTLY CAME DOWN PRETTY QUICK AND HIT THE SILVER CAR THAT PUSHED INTO ME. BUT IF I HADN'T MOVED OVER WE WOULD BE HISTORY RIGHT NOW.))
Police say road work several miles down the interstate slowed traffic.
Witnesses told police the driver of this tractor trailer did not brake and rammed the back of another truck. ((MALCOLM AUSTIN/STATE POLICE: IN TURN IT PUSHED THE FIRST TRACTOR TRAILER UP INTO A CAR THAT IN TURN HIT ANOTHER CAR KNOCKED IT OVER INTO THE LEFT LANE AND INTO THE GUARDRAIL AND ALSO A VAN WAS STRUCK.))
Police say the driver did not appear to be speeding.
He was hauling two trucks piggy back style.
And was pinned between his load and the truck infront of him.
He died at the scene. ((GREG SLEBODA/TROUTVILLE FIRE DEPT.: UNFORTUNATELY THERE WAS NOTHING WE COULD DO FOR HIM. WE HAD THREE OTHER INJURED, IN TWO OR THREE OTHER CARS. SO OUR FIRST CONCERN WAS GETTING THE PATIENTS LOADED IN THE AMBULANCE. WE ALSO HAD A DIESEL SPILL OF ABOUT 100 GALLONS.))
The regional hazmat team contained the spill.
And according to state police the highway is properly signed, warning drivers miles in advance of the construction project.
Ann Balun says she saw the warning signs.
And she says she's grateful that she and her friends walked away from this tragic scene unharmed.
Denise Allen News 7.))

Airshow


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=Plance crash


The pilot of a World War II-vintage airplane was killed this afternoon when his plane crashed before thousands of spectators at a Louisiana airshow.
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SOT 20:09:46
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((Engine sounds... ))
SUPER=90-Amateur Video;
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The plane slammed into the middle of the airport runway as the pilot attempted a barrel roll.
SUPER=90-Lafayette, LA;


The North American T-16 trainer veered hard to the left, then hit the ground at a 45-degree angle.
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SOT 20:10:29
IN Q=Air Shows really

((Ed Roy/Show Announcer: AIRSHOWS REALLY KIND OF PUSH THE ENVELOPE, WITH PERFORMERS, AND UH, IN THIS CASE WE HAD AN ACCIDENT.))
SUPER=01-Ed Roy/Show Announcer;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=had an accident
ANCHOR=None
SS=Plane Crash


The pilot, identified as Joe Hartung of Baton Rouge, was killed instantly.
No one on the ground was injured.
The crash occured during an Air Festival being held this weekend in Lafayette.

Sudan-Plane


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=Plane Crash


A Sudanese plane crashed in a sandstorm, killing all 53 passengers and crew members on board.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Near Khartoum, Sudan;


The plane went down near the capital, Khartoum, last night.
The plane, Russian built, was on a domestic flight in southern Sudan.
The pilot missed the runway and a nearby open field, and slammed into a house.
No one was in the house though.
Most of the dead were Sudanese university students.
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Freemen


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=Freemen Standoff


Defiant anti-government militants refused to meet with F-B-I agents at a community hall today.
At the complex where the Freemen have been holed up for 41 days, three men worked outside near the main farmhouse while two children played nearby.
Manuel Gallegus has more.
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SOT 20:04:34
IN Q=Near the Justus
SUPER=03-Jordan, MT; :00
SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/Reporting; :34
SUPER=01-Kenneth Stern/ "A Force Upon the Plain" Author; 1:18
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OUT Q=Garfield County, Montana.

(( NEAR THE "JUSTUS TOWNSHIP" RANCH AT A LOCAL MEETING HALL, FBI AGENTS KEPT AN EYE OUT-- BUT THERE WAS NO SIGN OF THE FREEMEN. EARLIER THIS WEEK THE FBI POSED AN OFFER TO THE HOLD-OUTS IN THE RANCH; MEET WITH US AND WE'LL WORK OUT A PEACEFUL SOLUTION TO TAKE YOU INTO FEDERAL CUSTODY. THE FREEMEN DELIVERED A RESPONSE: WE DON'T RECOGNIZE THE FBI AS A GOVERNMENT AGENCY. SO WHEN THE TOWN HALL SAT EMPTY TODAY IT WASN'T MUCH OF A SUPRISE.
INSTEAD, AT THE RANCH NEITHER THE FREEMEN NOR THEIR SENTRY GAVE ANY SING THAT THE STAND-OFF NOW IN ITS 41ST DAY WOULD END SOON.
BRIDGE THE LACK OF PROGRESS FRUSTRATES THE FBI. AGENTS HAVE ALREADY PUT THE FREEMEN ON NOTICE THEY RESERVE THE RIGHT TO TAKE WHATEVER ACTION IS NECESSARY TO END THE CONFLICT. BUT WHAT THAT MAY BE OR WHEN IS UNCLEAR.
MEANTIME THE FBI IS CONSIDERING A DIFFERENT THREAT --A PLAN CIRCULATING AMONG RIGHT WING MILITIA GROUPS THAT CALLS FOR WIDESRPEAD ACTS OF DOMESTIC TERRORISM IF THE FREEMEN STAND-OFF ENDS VIOLENTY. THE MILITIA COMMUNIQUE CALLED "PROJECT WORST NIGHTMARE" WAS INTERCEPTED BY THE FBI.
GRAPHIC-- IN IT, THE MILITIA SPECIFIES TARGETS INCLUDING MILITARY FUEL DEPOTS IRS RECORDS STORAGE FACILITIES, AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS.
LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES HAVE BEEN WARNED. AUTHOR KENNETH STERN, WHO WRITES ON THE MILITIA MOVEMENT SAYS THE THREATS SHOULD BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY.

--SOT--KENNETH STERN, AUTHOR OF "A FORCE UPON THE PLAIN.".

"we've seen a number of instances since oklahoma city of people plotting to blow government buildings preparing to use biological and chemical weapons and I think it's only a matter of time until somebody's gonna act."
IN THE MILITIA COMMUNIQUE, MEDIA ORGANZIATIONS ARE ALSO TARGETTED. BUT AS SOME SEE IT, THE MEDIA FOCUS ON THE FREEMEN STAND-OFF MAY BE WHAT'S KEEPING THE FBI FROM TAKING A MORE SEVERE STAND. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS GARFIELD COUNTY MONTANA.))

Dole


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-27
GRAPHIC=Dole, Bob


Senator Bob Dole endorsed a fellow Senator in his run for re-election.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Falls Church;


The presidential hopeful was on hand at a Falls Church gas station to support Senator John Warner.
Dole said Warner is doing a great job.
He also used the opportunity to talk about repealing the 4- point 3 cents gas tax hike that took place during President Clinton's administration.
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IN Q=We're going try

((BOB DOLE/(R) PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: WE'RE GOING TO TRY TO MAKE IT PERMANENT. FOUR-POINT-THREE CENTS TO SOME MAY NOT SEEM LIKE A LOT BUT THAT'S ALMOST FIVE BILLION A YEAR IN EXCISE TAXES.))
SUPER=01-Bob Dole/(R) Presidential Candidate;
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OUT Q=excise takes.
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VO-NAT


In the past two weeks, gas prices have skyrocketed across the country.
It's become a campaign issue for both President Clinton and Dole.
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ANCHOR=Ron
SS=Gas Prices


The White House reacted by accusing Dole of hypocrisy.
Adviser George Stephanopoulos says Dole once voted to increase the gas tax by a dime, and ushered in what he called the largest tax increase in history in the 19-80s.


Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Ron
SS=NONE


Coming up on News-7,
The top Air Force R-O-T-C cadet at V-M-I turns out to be a woman and a student in the V-WIL program.
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And,
We'll meet a courageous Radford University graduate.
Kimberly?
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ANCHOR=Kimberly

Wx ad lib
Well, Ron-- showers and thunderstorms moved through the northern and central Virginia this evening.
The Greenbrier Valley also saw thundershowers tonight.
Meanwhile, the line of showers and thunderstorms is now moving to eastern Virginia at about 50 miles an hour.
We could still see a few more showers overnight-- before another round of moisture comes tomorrow.
The complete forecast is on the way-- you'll want to stay tuned for that. MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#1


Boat-Rescued


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=none


A British Airways flight attendant is being called a heroine for aiding in the rescue of three American fishermen.
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SOT 15:05:34
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-London;


Joanne Savage spotted black smoke billowing from the Atlantic Ocean when she looked out an airplane window.
The plane was flying at 34- thousand feet when she saw the smoke through a break in the clouds.
Savage alerted the pilot who immediately alerted American authorities.
The Coast Guard launched a rescue operation.
None of the fishermen were seriously hurt.
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Australia-Massacre


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=None


For the first time since last Sunday's massacre of 35 people, Port Arthur was open to the public to
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SOT 15:08:00
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SUPER=03-Australia;

see the state's premier tourist site.
It's the site where one man armed with a semi-automatic weapon killed and injured dozens.
There were no crowds today though... just local people, family and friends of those who died or were injured last Sunday.
Authorities hoped it would help the Port Arthur community's healing process.
Since the shooting the call for tougher gun control has been loud at Port Arthur.
Today there were rallies supporting reform around the country.
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RADFORD


ANCHOR=RON
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=DAL
TAPE# 96-25
GRAPHIC=Radford University


Radford's 83rd graduating class gathered in Moffet Quad for commencement today.
A record 17-hundred students received diplomas today.
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SUPER=03-Radford;


That's the largest in the school's history.
In addition to the academic achievements of students, the school celebrated the careers of a number of retiring faculty members.
More than 50 educators are retiring this year.
That's also a record number.
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Cancer-Patient


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-21
GRAPHIC=None


Shelley Heberlein (Heb-Er-Line) took a longer route than most to today's graduation.
Her family and doctors expected her to die of cancer in 19-94.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Radford;


A relapse caused her to go into a coma.
Relatives had even picked out a grave site.
But a miraculous comeback enabled her to graduate magna cum laude.
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(( ))
SUPER=01-Shelley Heberlein/Radford Graduate;
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Shelley's relapse was related to an earlier bout with leukemia.
A bone marrow transplant from her sister Susan, saved her life.
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(( ))
SUPER=01-Susan Heberlein/Shelley's Sister;
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OUT Q=other human beings
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The journey to get a degree has taken Shelley seven years.
At 25 she, like other Radford graduates, feels she has the rest of her life ahead of her.
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Trimble


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=VWIL


A first year cadet in the V-Wil programs has beaten out her male counterparts at the Virginia Military Institute.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Staunton/File Tape;


Yesterday Roanoke's Trimble Bailey was named as the top ranked first year cadet in the Air Force R-O-T-C program at V-M-I.
Bailey competed for the award with the 127 men at V-M-I and her 17 classmates at the state's alternative program for women at Mary Baldwin.
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ANCHOR=Ron
SS=VMI/Mary Baldwin


While the regular academic programs at the two schools are single sex, the R-O-T-C programs are co-ed.

On-Record


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-40
GRAPHIC=Health Care


The average age of Americans is steadily increasing.
And with an older population comes more strain on the existing health care system.
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VO-NAT


As you age, you will most likely need more medical insurance coverage.
And in the Roanoke Valley one H-M-O has been approved by the government.
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IN Q=HMO ARE NOT

((SHANNON ABELL/LOA ASST. FINANCIAL DIR.: HMO ARE NOT A MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT. PEOPLE NEED TO KNOW THAT. YOU WILL DIS-ENROLL IN MEDICARE AND ENROLL IN THE HMO. YOU WILL DEAL DIRECTLY WITH THE HMO.))
SUPER=01-Shannon Abell/LOA Asst. Financial Dir.; :00 QUICK!!
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=WITH THE HMO
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VO-NAT


In addition to H-M-O's, there's long term care insurance, medicaid and medigap.
Counselors with the League of Older Americans will explain the policies and help you decide what you need.
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SOT 04:41:20
IN Q=IF THEY'RE PRETTY WEALTHY

((BOB ADAMS/LOA INSURANCE COUNSELOR: IF THEY'RE PRETTY WEALTHY LONG TERM CARE INSURANCE MIGHT MAKE SENSE. IF THEIR ASSETS ARE VERY LOW AND THEY'RE LIVING ON THEIR SOCIAL SECURITY THEN IT DOESN'T MAKE A LOT OF SENSE BECAUSE MEDICAID WILL PICK UP THEIR LONG TERM CARE COSTS.))
SUPER=01-Bob Adams/LOA Insurance Counselor;
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ANCHOR=RON
SS=On Record


Join Denise Allen tomorrow morning for On Record to get more informaton on Medicaid, medigap and long term care insurance.
Tease#2

SOFT MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Ron
SS=none


Coming up,
Chili was peppered all over the downtown market in Roanoke today.
A chili cook-off was in full swing.
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VO-NAT


And,
Jay Moore talks to Boone's Mill business owners about the possible economic impact of the Tour DuPont.
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MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#2


Chili-Cookoff


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=afr
TAPE# 96-38
GRAPHIC=None


Both the weather and the food was hot on the downtown market today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The 17th Annual Virginia State Championship Chili Cook-Off had over 45 entries from as far away as Michigan.
33 judges worked to agree on a winner, but competition wasn't the biggest issue of the day.
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SOT 6:39
IN Q=IT'S ALWAYS A REALLY

((TONY WALKER/ASSISTANT CHIEF JUDGE: IT'S ALWAYS A REALLY BIG PARTY. WE'VE BEEN COOKING EVERY YEAR UNTIL THIS ONE. GOT INVITED TO JUDGE, AND IT'S A LOT EASIER AND A LOT MORE FUN. EVERYBODY HAS BEEN HAVING A GREAT TIME.))
SUPER=01-Tony Walker/Assistant Chief Judge;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=having a great time.
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VO-NAT


Folks got to taste the entries and vote on the People's choice award.
Contestants didn't just take pride in the way their chili tasted, some also made sure their chili was pleasing to the ear.
WE-B-Chili and Voodoo Chili were among the more exotic names.
Roger Klotz's (Cloats)cowboy chili took first prize, while his wife Jackie took second.
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S-Dawgs


ANCHOR= roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=twe
TAPE#-S6-7
GRAPHIC=Riverdawgs


The Roanoke Riverdawgs were back in action tonight taking on the Jackson Chargers in the first league game of the year.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Riverdawgs vs. Chargers;


Coach Ed McMichael was calm at the break after a scoreless first half.
The Dawgs took a 1 goal lead, before Eric McClellan gets free and beats the Charger goalkeeper for a 2-nothing lead.
Jackson charged back for 2 goals off penalty kicks. Scott Hollis nets this goal to put the visitors on the board.
Russell Cain then adds this tally to tie SUPER=34-Roanoke/==4/Jackson/==2;

things up at the 20 minute mark but Roanoke goes on to win it 4 to 2.
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S-Avalanche


ANCHOR=roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=twe
TAPE#-CL-96
GRAPHIC=Salem/Lynchburg matchup


The Salem Avalanche entertained Lynchburg tonight in game 2 of a 3 game weekend set at Salem Memorial Stadium.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Salem/Avalanche Vs. Hillcats;


There was plenty of clowning around at the ball park tonight. But it was no laughing matter in the 4th for Salem. With the bases loaded and 1 out, Brent Crowther gets out of a jam with the pitcher's best friend, a groundball double play off the bat of Steve Thobe that keeps the game scoreless.
Elvis Pena then led off the bottom of the inning with a standup double to the wall in left, breaking up a no-hitter.
Two batters later Jeff Guidice grounds into a double play, but Pena
SUPER=34-Salem/==2/Lynchburg/==1;

scores for a 1-nothing lead. Salem goes onto win it 2 to 1.
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ANCHOR=Roy
SS=Hold Logo


The Avalanche will go for a sweep of the three game series tomorrow afternoon and if you can't make it to the park sit back and watch the game live on your Hometown Station.

S-NBA


ANCHOR=11pm
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB96-3
GRAPHIC=NBA LOGO


Five Seattle Players scored in double figures this afternoon as the supersonics routed the two time defending champion Houston Rockets 108 to 75.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Seattle, WA/NBC SPORTS; :


The Supersonics were just happen to make it to the second round.
Gary Payton comes out hot he hits the three for two of his 28 and the game was tied at 7 to 7.
Houston pulled away in the second quarter Robert Horry throws the alley oop to Clyde Drexler for the score and a 21 to 14 Rocket lead.
The Sonics remained close in the third quarter Shawn Kemp goes to the boards for the put back and two of his 17 as Seattle led 50 to 46.
Seattle led by as many as 25 points SUPER=32-Seattle/108/Houston/=75;Sam

Perkins with the three from the corner and the Sonics beat the Rockets in game one 108 to 75.
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S-Mets


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-8
GRAPHIC=MLB LOGO


Jeff Kent hit a two run homer as the New York Mets beat Chicago for their seventh win in the last 11 games.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/WGN; :


The Mets got on the board in the first. Bernard Gilkey doubles to right field Lance Johnson rounds the bases to score and New York went on top 1 to nothing.
Still in the first, Butch Huskey gets this single through the infield into left field Gilkey crosses the plate and the Mets led the Cubs 3 to nothing.
Kent's homer came in the sixth but SUPER=35-New York/==7/Chicago/==3;in

the first he makes this diving play on the Brian McRae line drive and the Mets go on to beat the Cubs 7 to 3.
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S-Orioles


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-6
GRAPHIC=Orioles Logo


Brady Anderson homered for the fourth time in the last three games and Roberto Alomar hit a grand slam as the Orioles defeated the Brewers.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD/WTMJ; :


Milwaukee got on the board in the top of the first. Kevin Seitzer hits a shot to right field scoring Jeff Cirillo and the Brewers led 1 to nothing.
But the Orioles came back strong. Lead off hitter Brady Anderson does it again with the solo shot over the right field wall for his 15-th homer on the season its tied at 1 to 1.
Baltimore would continue the rally in the first Tony Tarasco hits a double down to left centerfield with the bases loaded and the Orioles took the 4 to 1 lead.
The Orioles padded that lead in SUPER=35-Baltimore/=10/Milwaukee/==5;

the third inning. Jeffery Hammonds hits a two run homer over the left field wall Baltimore led 6 to 2 and the Orioles win it 10 to 5.
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S-Rangers


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-9
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Detroit, MI/KXTX; :


In Detroit, The Texas Rangers became the first American League team in 79 years to pitch back to back one hitters.
Roger Pavlik gets Chad Curtis to flyout to right field ending the game. Pavlik goes the distance for the one hitter.
For that and all of today's pro scores lets check the boards.
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SOT
IN Q=First score
RUNS=:45
OUT Q=....colorado."
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


And coming up, There's a tie for the lead at the PaineWebber Jeff Maggert leads the Houston Open.
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VO-NAT ENG#


And a photo finish gives the Kentucky Derby to "Grindstone" ridden by Jerry Bailey.
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S-Derby


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-4
GRAPHIC=Sports Logo


The 122-nd running of the Kentucky Derby was as close as any in the history of the run for the Roses.
"Grindstone" made a move on the outside and won by a nose in a photo finish. Lets listen to the call by A-B-C's Dave Johnson.
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SOT
IN Q=first audio
SUPER=03-Louisville, KY/ABC SPORTS; :00
RUNS=:43
OUT Q=....TO CALL."
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ANCHOR=Roy
SS=Hold Logo


"Cavonnier" was second and "Prince of Thieves" was third.

S-Tour


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-5
GRAPHIC=Tour Dupont


The fourth stage of the Tour Dupont is over and Lance Armstrong continues to wear the Yellow Jersey.,
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Raleigh, NC; :


112 riders started today's stage in the downtown streets of Raleigh for the trip to Greensboro North Carolina.
The Riders blew through the first sprint line in Chapel Hill.
Amrstrong was riding strong but he had tire problems at one point but he was able to catch back up to the field.
The riders were in a tight bunch but several yards from the finish Leon Van Bon pulled away and he crossed the finish line winning Stage four.
Stage five begins in Mount Airy, a former sprint city host, and the riders must conquer five mountain climbs before reaching downtown Roanoke and Steve Mason will be there with a live report.
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S-Golf


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-10
GRAPHIC=PGA LOGO


Arnold Palmer is on the leader bord after two rounds of the PaineWebber Invitational.
Palmer shot his second consecutive 70 leaving him three shots back heading into tomorrow's final round.
Graham Marsh and Larry Gilbert are the leaders tied at 137, 7 under par.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/ESPN; :


Gilbert had the best round among the two here he sinks the birdie putt to shoot a two under par 70 with two rounds left to play.
SUPER=03-Woodlands, TX/ABC SPORTS; :


Jeff Maggert has a one shot lead after three rounds of the P-G-A's Houston open.
Maggert had seven birdies for a 6 under par 66 and a one shot lead on David Duval.
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S-Qualify


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Sears Point


Lake Speed led the second round of qualifying at Sears Point6 for tomorrows Save Mart Supermarkets 300.
Speed turn the road course at a speed of 91 point 062 for the 26-th starting position.
Here's a look at the rest of the field. Pinnacle Motion
IN Q=FIRST SCORE
SUPER=400-26/Lake Speed/91.062/27/Darrell Waltrip/28/Jeff Krogh/29/Scott

Gaylord/30/Robert Pressley
SUPER=401-31/Johnny Benson/32/Tommy Kendall/33/Kenny Wallace/34/Bobby

Hillin/35/Hut Stricklin
SUPER=401-36/Ken Pedersen/37/Jeremy Mayfield/38/Rick Mast/39/Jeff

Burton/40/Steve Grissom
SUPER=402-41/Dave Marcis/42/Mike Wallace
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=...NUMBER 42.
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Boones-Mill


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-36
GRAPHIC=Tour Dupont


As Roy mentioned...
The Tour Dupont rides through our area tomorrow.
Many roads along the path of the race will be closed to motorists, including route 2-20.
Local merchants in Boone's Mill are anxious to see how the tour will affect business.
Jay Moore has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Boones Mill; :00 QUICK!!!
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Year; :05 QUICK!!!
SUPER=@Jay1; :08
SUPER=01-Pat Wray/Tim's Texaco; :17
SUPER=01-Debbie Greer/Boones Mill Nursery; :27
SUPER=01-Greg Desaulniers/The Yankee Whittler; :41
RUNS=:59
OUT Q=Moore, News 7.

(( Traffic through Boones Mill will come to a stand still around four o'clock.
All four lanes will be closed for about 20 minutes until the last cyclist pedals through town.
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SOT 8:15:30
IN Q=The bikers will

((JAY MOORE/REPORTING: THE BIKERS WILL CROSS OVER THIS SECTION OF 220 BUT BUSINESSES HERE AREN'T WORRIED ABOUT THE CLOSING OF THE ROAD, THEY'RE WORRIED ABOUT THE LIMITED PARKING SPACES.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=parking spaces.
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SOT 7:50:54
IN Q=Basically traffic

((PAT WRAY/TIM'S TEXACO: BASICALLY TRAFFIC. JUST TO SEE HOW IT'S GOING TO HOLD UP WERE EVERYONE'S GOING TO PARK AND SEE WHAT THEY'RE GOING TO DO. EVERYBODY'S EXCITED SO HOPEFULLY IT WILL TURN OUT WELL.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=turn out well.


Some merchants are looking forward to their brief time off.
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SOT 8:33:39
IN Q=It'll be nice.

((DEBBIE GREER/BOONES MILL NURSERY: IT'LL BE NICE. A GOOD BREAK. WE GET ABOUT A 30 MINUTE BREAK. IT'LL BE NICE TO HAVE THE TOURIST IN TOWN IT'LL BE GOOD. ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=it'll be good.


Other business owners say hopefully spectators won't leave town too quickly...and maybe take advantage of some shopping.
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SOT 8:02:22
IN Q=I believe it

((GREG DESAULNIERS/THE YANKEE WHITTLER: I BELIEVE IT WILL BRING SOME OUTSIDE INTEREST THAT NORMALLY WOULD NOT BE STOPPING IN BOONES MILL. HOPEFULLY THEY'RE NOT GOING TO RUN OUT AS SOON AS THE RACE IS DONE TOO.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=is done too.


After leaving Boones Mill the cyclists will continue over Lynville Mountain..ending in Roanoke.
Jay Moore, News 7))

Bye


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11


That's going to do it for News 7 at 11.
SS=Salem/L'Burg


But be sure to watch our live broadcast of the baseball game between the Salem Avalanche and the Lynchburg Hillcats tomorrow at three.