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ANCHOR=Keith

Coming up on NEWS 7:
The new face of Roanoke City council- -down to just ONE Republican, while Lynchburg's balance becomes a G-O-P MARGIN of one.
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VO-NAT


They think they've found the body of a woman last seen being pulled over by a police imposter a couple of months ago.
We've have a LIVE report from Harrisonburg coming up.
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Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, Chris Carter is the new head hoops coach in Danville.
Chris Childress officially signs scholarship papers.
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And Lance finishes second in today's stage 8 of the Tour Dupont that took the riders from Bristol to Beech Mountain, North Carolina.
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WX-Head
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Some passing showers then a brief fling with hot weather. The forecast through the weekend is straight ahead.

Roanoke-Council


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=jda
TAPE#96-44
GRAPHIC=Election 96


Roanoke Democrats are celebrating a clean sweep, taking the mayor's race and four other seats on city council.
Double Boxes=Keith and Joe/Microwave


But tonight, Joe Dashiell reports, the winners are not threatening major changes as the result of Tuesday's elections.
Live=Joe Full/Microwave
SUPER=@Joe1;


Keith, David Bowers says he believes most voters are pleased with the city's direction...
SUPER=05-Roanoke;

and on the morning after the democratic sweep, the newest members of council weren't arguing.
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IN Q=They won't take the oath
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Jack Parrott/Roanoke City Council; :17
SUPER=04-Last Night; :30
SUPER=01-Nelson Harris/Councilman-Elect; :43
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OUT Q=to be determined.


((They won't take the oath of office for several weeks, but the democrats who join council in July were at the table as council set to work on the city's next budget.
Even Jack Parrott, who will soon be the sole republican on council, says he's looking forward to working with council's newest democrats.
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David Bowers says he interprets Tuesday's election as a vote of confidence, not a mandate for change.
And so far none of the newcomers is saying anything different.
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IN Q=Only time will tell

((NELSON HARRIS/COUNCILMAN- ELECT: ONLY TIME WILL TELL. OBVIOUSLY THERE WILL BE SOME NEW FACES ON COUNCIL, MYSELF INCLUDED, AND IT WILL JUST TAKE SOME TIME F0R THE NEW MEMBERS OF COUNCIL TO COME TOGETHER AND WORK, SO I THINK AFTER A PORTION THAT WILL HAVE TO BE ))))
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Live=Joe Full/Microwave
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Double Boxes=Keith and Joe/Microwave




L'burg-Council


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-30
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg City Seal


Lynchburg Republicans saw their grasp on city power slip a little bit last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Last Night


Two Democrats running as independents picked up seats to join Junius Haskins on city council.
With Republicans now holding just a 4 to 3 majority, Democrats have a little more bargaining power.
But they're hoping to avoid any partisan battles.
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SOT 15:44:18
IN Q=I think that

((PETE WARREN/NEW WARD ONE COUNCIL MEMBER: I THINK THAT THIS IS A GOOD SIGN FOR LYNCHBURG.. A GIVEN ISSUE.))
SUPER=01-Pete Warren/New Lynchburg Council Member; :00
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OUT Q=a given issue.
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VO-NAT


There could also be a battle for the mayor's job.
Republican Jim Whitaker has held the post for two years, but independent Junius Haskins says HE should be mayor because he got more votes than Whitaker yesterday.
Both were unopposed for re- election.
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Danville-Council


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-27
GRAPHIC=Election 96


Danville voters have spoken-- now it's up to those elected to appoint a Mayor.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape;


Seward Anderson is retiring at the end of June to devote more time to his family and job as a stock broker.
Council could decide to appoint Danville's Vice-Mayor to the position.
Linwood Wright holds that job right now and says he would accept if appointed.
SUPER=04-Last Night;


Voters yesterday gave the thumbs up to all three incumbents running for re-election.
Voters also elected newcomers Sherman Saunders and Pete Castiglione
(CASS-TIG-LEE-OH-NE).
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1:54:52
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IN Q=You can't be

((PETE CASTIGLIONE/COUNCILMAN-ELECT:YOU CAN'T BE ANYTHING BUT HUMBLED AND APPRECIATIVE AND I'M EXCITED ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY THAT WE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO WORK TOGETHER. THE FUTURE IS EXCITING.))
SUPER=01-Pete Castiglione/Councilman-Elect; :00
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=is exciting.
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VO-NAT


City council's newest members will officially take office July first.
That same day, they will appoint a Mayor.
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Cucci


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-29
GRAPHIC=Victor Cucci


The tax evasion case against Covington businessman Victor Cucci has been reduced to a plea agreement.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Beckley, WV/1992


Cucci and his wife, Janet, had become a target of I-R-S investigators in the 1980's.
The case evolved into an drug conspiracy when a government informant got Cucci to buy a couple of kilos of cocaine.
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IN Q=I believe Mr. Cucci

((TOM LEGGETTE/JANET CUCCI'S ATTORNEY: I BELIEVE MR. CUCCI MADE A MISTAKE. HE WAS OFFERED AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE MONEY, AN OPPORTUNITY THAT WAS UNIQUE. AND HE WAS STUPID, AND HE WENT FOR IT. THAT HAS COST HIS FAMILY DEARLY.))
SUPER=01-Tom Leggette/Janet Cucci's Attorney
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OUT Q=family dearly.

**Keith on ENG**
Janet Cucci pled guilty today to TWO misdemeanors for failure to file income tax returns.
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IN Q=I never want

((JANET CUCCI: I NEVER WANT TO SEE ANY OTHER COURTHOUSE FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE.))
SUPER=07-Janet Cucci
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=of my life.
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VO-NAT


She could get up to six months in jail, but is more likely to get NO time to serve.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Victor Cucci


VICTOR Cucci admitted today that he under-reported his income by more than 100-thousand dollars.
Any prison time Cucci gets out of today's guilty plea could be served while he completes the 14-year sentence he's already serving for drug running and money laundering.

Lindsey


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-36
GRAPHIC=None


A convicted axe murderer is on his way to prison.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wythe Co./File Tape;


William Ray Lindsey was charged with first- degree murder, which could have sent him to prison for life.
Monday he pled guilty to SECOND- degree murder.
The judge ordered him to serve seven years of a 20- year sentence.
Last September, Lindsey struck Jabe Ferguson in the head with an axe at Rural Retreat Campground, then fled to Tennessee with his companion, Kerri Ann Koehler.
Koehler was also charged with murder for allegedly helping to conceal the crime, but earlier this year a judge dismissed the charge against her for lack of evidence.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at Six-- A Fortune 500 company is putting down roots in Botetourt County. It means new jobs, and we'll have details.
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Also, he was faced with a life and death decision in the line of duty--a police officer recalls the cross state crime spree that ended in a shootout.
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Warner-Miller


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-31
GRAPHIC=Election 96


Republicans will pick their candidate for the U.S. Senate next month.
Today, John Warner and Jim Miller pulled out the big guns.
Ellen Qualls explains.
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IN Q=Wonkish economist
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SUPER=01-Tanya Metaksa/National Rifle Assoc.; :19
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SUPER=01-Eric Peterson/Warner Spokesman; :47
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OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.


(( Wonkish economist Jim Miller collects guns and says he'll defend yours.
Senator John Warner has the heads of elk and pheasants he's shot on his walls, and has been historically backed by the National Rifle Association.
But today, NRA legislative director Tonya Metaksa had to choose one.
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((TONYA METAKSA/NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION: UNFORTUNATELY, WE DID NOT LEAVE JOHN WARNER. JOHN WARNER LEFT US.))
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((JIM MILLER/(R) U.S. SENATE CANDIDATE: NOW I'M GRATEFUL...US SENATE.))
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Miller hammers Warner for supporting the Brady bill, limiting handgun purchases and inspired by Reagan staffer Jim Brady after he got a bullet meant for the President.
A Warner spokesman says Reagan and a majority of Republicans supported the Brady bill at the time.
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((ERIC PETERSON/WARNER SPOKESMAN: IT'S JUST AN INDICATION OF THE WEAKNESS OF HIS CAMPAIGN. THAT HE HAS TO RELY ON ORGANIZATIONS SUCH AS THE NRA TO HELP HIM GET HIS MESSAGE ACROSS THE STATE. What's wrong with the NRA? THERE'S NOTHING WRONG WITH THE NRA. BUT IF HIS CAMPAIGN WERE STRONG, HE'D BE DOING THAT ON HIS OWN.))
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But Warner's firing back on TV.
His ammo?
His record -- which he's labelling conservative, four times in 30 seconds.
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((HE FOUGHT TO REBUILD THE AMERICAN MILITARY. AND WORKED AT RONALD REAGAN'S SIDE TO HELP END THE COLD WAR. WINNING THE RESPECT OF CONSERVATIVE LEADERS.))
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((JIM MILLER: WE'LL BE GOING UP LATER WITH OUR MEDIA CAMPAIGN. THIS IS PRETTY EARLY TO GO UP. IT REFLECTS THE FACT THAT HE'S JUST GOT A BUNDLE OF MONEY.))
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((WITH THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY JUST OVER ONE MONTH AWAY, EXPECT TO SEE A LOT MORE OF BOTH OF THESE MEN. BECAUSE THERE'S NO SENSE IN SAVING YOUR CAMPAIGN BUDGET UNTIL AFTER YOU'VE LOST THE NOMINATION. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, RICHMOND.))
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Bourne


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=None


Governor George Allen has appointed the daughter of Watergate burglar and radio talk show host G. Gordon Liddy to the number two spot at a state agency.
Alexandra Liddy Bourne is the new deputy director of the Department of Conservation and Recreation.
The Governor re-created the post for Bourne after once cutting it to save money.
Liddy Bourne lost a race last fall for a northern Virginia General Assembly seat.

York


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#96-35
GRAPHIC=None


A Fortune 500 company plans to bring 160 new jobs to Botetourt County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


Officials with York International announced they have purchased a shell building in Fincastle, at a cost of more than one million dollars.
York is known worldwide for making air conditioning and refrigeration machinery.
State and local officials welcomed the technology giant and believe York's decision to locate here might attract other businesses.
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IN Q=When companies as large

((GAYLE MORGAN/STATE REP. OF COMMERCE AND TRADE: WHEN COMPANIES AS LARGE AND AS EXCELLENT AS YORK INTERNATIONAL LOCATE IN AN AREA IT MAKES OTHER SIMILAR SITUATED COMPANIES IN AN AREA SAY, HUMPH... I WONDER WHAT THEY KNOW THAT WE DON'T KNOW, WE BETTER GO AND LOOK IN THAT AREA AND SEE IF MAYBE WE WANT TO LOCATE THERE TOO.))
SUPER=01-Gayle Morgan/State Commerce and Trade Rep.;
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OUT Q=to locate there too.
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VO-NAT


The Botetourt site beat out 22 other communities in four states.
York officials plan to move into the building in August.
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Scene


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-41
GRAPHIC=None


State police are searching for evidence where a body, believed to be that of a missing Baltimore woman, was discovered yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lignum;


A neighbor found the body in this remote area of Lignum, east of Culpeper.
Officials say jewelry and other items found on the body resemble what Alicia (Ah-LEES-ee-ah) Showalter Reynolds was wearing when she disappeared two months ago.
She was last seen stopped along U-S Route 29. Other drivers have come forward to say a man has been seen in the same area trying to get women to pull their cars over.
Late word today that an autopsy has confirmed the body discovered was that of Alicia Showalter Reynolds.
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Culpeper-Body


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
TAPE#96-40
GRAPHIC=None


Family members say they had little doubt the body found by police would prove to be that of Alicia Showalter Reynolds.
Double Boxes=Keith and Joan Gartlan/StarLink


Reporter Joan Gartla has reaction from the missing woman's family.
Live=Joan Full/StarLink
SUPER=01-Joan Gartlan/Reporting;
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has brought some relief
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SUPER=01-Mark Reynolds/Alicia's Husband
SUPER=01-Harley Showalter/Alicia's Father
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Double Boxes=Keith and Joan/StarLink




Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=sly
TAPE#=Stocks
GRAPHIC=NONE


It was an up and down day on Wall Street. At one point the Dow was down 78 points, but rallied to register a gain of 53 points and close at 54 hundred 74.
NASDAQ dropped two points.
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Margiotta


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-26
GRAPHIC=None


Six months after surviving a gun battle with an armed felon, a Henrico County police officer is helping others learn from his experience.
Steve Smallshaw has more from a police survival training seminar in Appomattox County.
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SUPER=04-Campbell Co./November; :07
SUPER=01-Officer Andy Margiotta/Henrico Co. Police; :23
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SUPER=01-Troy Nicks/Training Academy Instructor; 1:02
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(( Andy Margiotta still bears the scars of his encounter with Brad McCombie last November.
The two met at the end of McCombie's 18- hour crime spree that started Halloween night in Campbell County and ended on a Henrico County highway.
McCombie shot Margiotta twice before the officer was able to return fire.
McCombie died at the scene.. Margiotta lived to retell the incident.
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((OFFICER ANDY MARGIOTTA/HENRICO CO. POLICE: AT THE TIME OF THE INCIDENT, I WAS VERY SHY, I DIDN'T REALLY WANT TO TALK TO ANYBODY ABOUT IT. I JUST WANTED TO GET BACK TO WORK AND HAVE THE WHOLE THING FORGOTTEN ABOUT.))
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But Margiotta realizes he can help his fellow officers by reviewing the incident.
That's what brought him to this police survival training seminar in Appomattox County.
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((Police officers say in a situation like the shootout Officer Margiotta had with McCombie, their very survival depends on their instincts and their training. Margiotta says he hopes his presence here will remind officer to take their training seriously.))
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((MARGIOTTA: I MADE SOME MISTAKES, I DID SOME THINGS RIGHT, I DID SOME THINGS WRONG AND I WANT YOU ALL TO BE ABLE TO LEARN FROM IT AS I HAVE LEARNED FROM IT.))
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OUT Q=learned from it.
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IN Q=Every police

((TROY NICKS/TRAINING ACADEMY INSTRUCTOR: EVERY POLICE OFFICER HOPES THAT HE'LL NEVER HAVE TO DRAW HIS WEAPON IN THE LINE OF DUTY, AND MOST DON'T, BUT IT'S CERTAINLY SOMETHING THAT WE NEED TO BE PREPARED FOR SO THAT WE CAN DO WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE IF THE NEED DOES ARRIVE.))
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Thanks to Margiotta, that point is being driven home.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Appomattox County.))

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#SPORTS TEASE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming up tonight in sports, Lance hangs on to his lead, but just misses winning today's stage eight of the Tour DuPont.
The Hammerin' Hokies are ready for this weekend's A-10 tourney.
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And G.W. Danville has named a replacement for retiring coach Harry Johnson.
I'll tell you who it is right after this.
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S-Danville


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#BB96-4
GRAPHIC=CHRIS CATER


An integral part of George Washington high school's state basketball championship has been hired as the team's new head coach.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Danville; :00


Chris carter replaces Harry Johnson who retired as coach after the Eagles won this past year's state Group Three-A title.
Carter says he knows replacing Johnson will not be an easy task.
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((CHRIS CARTER/NEW G.W. HEAD BASKETBALL COACH:))
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OUT Q=...WE ARE SUCCESSFUL.
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S-Childress


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=BB96-3
GRAPHIC=College hoops


William Byrd basketball standout Chris Childress made his committment to Lipscomb official just over an hour ago.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Vinton/This Evening; :00


Flanked by his mother and father and Lipscomb coach Don Meyer, the Blue Ridge District player of the year signed with the Nashville, Tennessee based Bisons.
Childress is projected as a two guard and will red shirt next season.
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((CHRIS CHILDRESS/26.4 PTS PER GAME AVG.: )) ((DON MEYER/LIPSCOMB HEAD COACH:))
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SUPER=01-Don Meyer/Lipscomb Head Coach; :12
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S-Tech


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


The Virginia Tech Hokies are gearing up for their First Atlantic 10 baseball tournament.
And Roy Stanley says the Hokies believe they need to win the tournament to advance to the N-C-A-A regionals.
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((In their first season in the Atlantic 10 the Hokies won the West Division. Tech is 33 and 22 overall but 16 and four against the competition in their division.
Tech's main focus is to win the conference tournament but the veterans are out to set a standard for future players.)) ((JOSH HERMAN/TECH CATCHER: )) ((The Hokies have already proven that they are a team to contend with in the A-10.
The conference may not be the strongest but Tech is ready to take the next step and that could come this week when the Hokies open against Temple, which has the best left handed pitcher in the league.)) ((CHUCK HARTMAN/TECH HEAD COACH: )) ((ROY STANDUP: )) ((HARTMAN: )) ((The Hokies play Temple Friday night at 7:30.))
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S-Dupont


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-9
GRAPHIC=dupont


Stage 8 of the Tour Dupont is over and Lance Armstrong is still the overall leader. although he was unable to win today's 110 mile trek from Bristol to Beech Mountain, North Carolina.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Bristol; :00

Armstrong spent some of his prerace time mugging for pictures with fans of all sizes.
Again the riders had to deal with rain as they began this morning at 11.
But by the time they rolled into the Carolina mountains the skies and the pavement had cleared somewhat.
That set the stage for an uphill sprint to the top of Beech Mountain.
Armstrong would give it his best but he finished second less than minute behind team Festina rider Pascal Herve.
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