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Next on News seven a Roanoke man has
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been identified as one of 14 Marines killed in yesterday's helicopter mishap in North Carolina.
There appears to be no survivors among the 109 people aboard an airliner that crashed in the everglades of Florida.
And four-thousand students recieve their sheep skin today at Virginia Tech.
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ANCHOR=Ron
SS=


News seven is next.

video-open


ANCHOR=Ron
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SOT 15:12:42
IN Q=It's too early

((JOHN WHITE/DEPT OF NAVY INVESTIGATOR: IT IS TOO EARLY TO UNDERSTAND WHAT HAPPENED HERE. LIKE MOST ACCIDENTS IT TAKES AWHILE TO SORT IT ALL OUT. THERE IS AN INVESTIGATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF NAVY. ))
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Navy officials respond to a chopper crash that kills a Roanoke man.
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ANCHOR=Ron
SS=News 7 at 11


Good Evening.
This is News 7 at 11.
I'm Ron Jones.

Chopper-Crash


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-45; net A
GRAPHIC=Helicopter Crash


Marine investigators are looking for clues to explain the corps' worst aviation disaster in seven years.
Fourteen service members were killed early yesterday when two Marine choppers -- a troop transport and a gunship -- collided.
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26- year- old Marine Corporal, Britt T. Stacey, was among those who died during the military exercise at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.
Stacey graduated from William Byrd High School in '89.
He served in the Marines for four years.
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SOT 15:12:16
IN Q=On behalf of

((JOHN WHITE/DEPT. OF NAVY INVESTIGATOR: ON BEHALF OF THE PRESIDENT, THE SECRETARY AND MYSELF, I WANT TO EXPRESS OUR DEEP SYMPATHY AND CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILIES AND LOVED ONES OF THESE BRAVE YOUNG MEN WHO DIES IN THIS TRAGIC ACCIDENT. ))
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SUPER=03-Cherry Point, NC/Yesterday;


The crash occurred during a massive training exercise involving thousands of U-S and British troops.
Two Marine officers -- a pilot and co-pilot -- survived, but were seriously injured.
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ANCHOR=Ron
SS=Stacey, Britt


Stacey is survived by his parents and his wife, Angie.

Miami-Crash


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=Plane Crash


Outside Miami, emergency crews have been struggling to search the remote site where witnesses saw a D-C-nine jetliner nosedive into a swamp today.
It's feared all 109 people aboard the Miami- to- Atlanta flight are dead.
Byron Harlan reports.
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IN Q=As night
SUPER=03-Miami, FL;
SUPER=01-Robert Francis/NTSB Vice Chairman;
SUPER=01-Lewis Jordan/ValuJet Airlines;
SUPER=01-Byron Harlan/Reporting;
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(( As night fell over the remote swamp of Florida's Everglades, rescue workers called off their search, saying there were no signs of survivors.
Investigators say the wreckage remains in alligator and snake infested waters, complicating the task of recovering bodies.
What IS known is that the pilot of the DC-9, just minutes off the runway and flying over the desolate swamp, reported smoke in the cockpit and attempted turning back. the plane around.
Moments later, the aircraft disappeared from radar screens.
Airboats and helicopters converged on the remote crash site, hoping to find survivors.
Instead, Coast Guard pilots reported sighting nothing more than a charred expanse of swamp grass, while emergency rescue teams struggled to find a way into the area.
It was a lucky day for Atlanta businessman Terry Huckabee who missed the ill-fated flight, but for the families and friends of others, it would turn into a long night of waiting for devastating news.
The accident is the latest in a string of difficulties for the 3-year old budget airline, coming less than a year after fire destroyed a similar Value-Jet aircraft on an Atlanta runway.
That prompted the FAA to launch an inspection of the carrier's Pratt & Whitney engines.
LEWIS JORDAN/VALUE JET AIRLINES THERE IS NO CONCERN THAT THE ENGINE IS IN ANY WAY SUSPECT, BUT ITS PREMATURE TO SPECULATE ON ANYTHING.))


Dicker


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11P
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-43
GRAPHIC=Dicker, Clifford


The children of a slain Wythe County deputy say THEY feel victimized all over again.
They're disgusted by a recent ruling limiting the charges against the accused to second degree murder.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dublin;


Friends and co-workers joined the family this morning for a memorial service honoring Deputy Clifford Dicker.
Christopher Shawn Wheeler is accused of fatally shooting Dicker in December of '94.
SUPER=@File;


This week Circuit Court Judge Colin Campbell ruled Wheeler may not be prosecuted for any charge higher than second degree murder.
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SOT
IN Q=it's obvious

((KARLA TURMAN/DICKER'S DAUGHTER: IT'S OBVIOUS. IT WAS OUTRIGHT COLD BLOODED MURDER. IT WAS PREMEDITATED. HE KNEW EXACTLY WHAT HE WAS DOING. HOW CAN THAT NOT BE CAPITAL MURDER. MIKE DICKER/DICKER'S SON: I THINK HE NEEDS THE DEATH SENTENCE. THAT'S WHAT HE NEEDS. THAT'S WHAT HE DESERVES. MY DAD WORKED FOR THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT FOR SO LONG. HE WAS THE NICEST MAN IN. YOU CAN ASK ANYONE. AND THE BOY HE SHOT MY DAD IN COLD BLOOD IN THE BACK OF THE HEAD.))
SUPER=01-Karla Turman/Dicker's Daughter; :00
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The second degree murder charge is the charge on which a juvenile court judge transferred Wheeler to CIRCUIT court to be tried as an adult.
Prosecutors then tried to amend the indictment to CAPITAL murder, but Campbell ruled he could not circum-vent the juvenile court's ruling.
Today's ceremony was in conjunction with the National Police Week which starts tomorrow.
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Reynolds


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net; edit 96-39
GRAPHIC=None


A memorial service will be held tomorrow for the Baltimore woman whose body was found this week in Culpeper County.
The service will be held at the same church where Alicia Showalter Reynolds was baptized as a baby and married less than two years ago.
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The 25- year -old disappeared on March 2nd while traveling from Baltimore to Charlottesville to meet her mother for a day of shopping.
SUPER=03-Lignum/Tuesday;


Her remains were found Tuesday in a remote wooded area of the county.
Police are expected to release an enhanced sketch of their suspect sometime Monday.
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Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Ron
SS=NONE


Coming up on News-7,
A first time politician from Rockbridge County gets the sixth district Democratic nomination for Congress.
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And,
Another newcomer-- this time a Republican-- hopes to represent Virginia's ninth district.
(TOSS TO KIM)
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ANCHOR=Kimberly

Wx ad lib
Okay, Ron--
Things have definitely become more tranquil than earlier this evening.
The thunderstorms that brought nearly an inch of rain in some places are now well to our east.
We're left with drier, but cooler weather for the next few days.
I'll have the complete forecast in about 10 minutes-- stay tuned. MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#1


Ninth-District


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11P
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-46
GRAPHIC=Campaign 96


Republican Patrick Muldoon says he plans to change politics as usual in the ninth district.
Delegates chose the political newcomer to go to battle for the congressional seat currently held by Rick Boucher.
Muldoon beat two other republicans, winning the nomination on the second ballot.
Denise Allen reports.
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SUPER=03-Wytheville; :04
SUPER=@FILE; :09
SUPER=01-Patrick Muldoon/(R) U.S. Congress Candidate; :24
SUPER=01-Gary Waddell/9th District Chairman; :52
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((((MULDOON! MULDOON! MULDOON!))
Battle lines have been drawn in the fighting ninth.
Republicans chose Patrick Muldoon to wage war on incumbent Rick Boucher.
The spoil of victory is the congressional seat Boucher has held for 14 years.
Tom Debusk and Barnes Kidd were prepared to represent the district.
But the ninth district delegates chose the engineer turned law student to spread their message. ((PATRICK MULDOON/R- U. S. CONGRESS CANDIDATE: I'M GOING TO HAVE TO SAY THIS IS WHAT RICK BOUCHER HAS DONE. SHOW HIS VOTING RECORD. SHOW WHAT HE SAID AND ONCE I DO THAT I THINK THE PEOPLE OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA WILL REALIZE THAT HE IS NOT THEIR REPRESENTATIVE. HE'S A BIG CITY TAX AND SPEND LIBERAL.))
In '94 Boucher out spent Republican challenger Steve Fast 3 to one.
The ninth district is huge--starting in Big Stone Gap stretching all the way to western Roanoke County.
So it's going to take big bucks to beat Boucher. ((GARY WADDELL/9TH DISTRICT CHAIRMAN: RICK IS PROBABLY SITTING ON 400-THOUSAND DOLLARS OR BETTER. AND REGARDLESS OF WHAT THE MYTH'S SAY THE REPUBLICAN PARTY IS NOT THE PARTY OF THE WEALTHY.))
Now that Patrick Muldoon has won the GOP nomination he's turning his attention to the battle at hand--defeating Rick Boucher.
Muldoon says he's running on his Republican conservative values.
He says he's for prayer in schools and overturning legalized abortion.
And he says he's sure the voters in the ninth district feel the same.
Denise Allen News 7 Wytheville.))

Boucher


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE# 96-47
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It could be a eighth term for Virginia's ninth district congressional representative.
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SUPER=03-Bristol;


Democrat Rick Boucher was renominated at the party's convention in Bristol this morning.
Boucher says he believes this is going to be a good year for Democrats, not only in Virginia, but throughout the country.
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IN Q=Democrats are now

((REP. RICK BOUCHER/D-NINTH DISTRICT: DEMOCRATS ARE NOW RECEIVING SUPPORT FROM A PUBLIC THAT VERY MUCH IS ENTHUSIASTIC ABOUT THE FACT THAT WE ARE SUPPORTING CORE AND TRADITIONAL VALUES--EDUCATION, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, HEALTH CARE AND HOUSING. AND WE HAVE DEFENDED VERY SUCCESSFULLY THOSE PROGRAMS AGAINST THE EFFORTS BY THE NEW CONGRESSIONAL MAJORITY TO ELIMINATE THOSE PROGRAMS ALTOGETHER.))
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Since first winning a seat in Congress in 19-82, Boucher has twice run un-opposed.
The other times, he's easily beaten his Republican opponents.
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Fifth-District


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE# 96-44
GRAPHIC=Payne, L.F.


The Democrats hope they've found a replacement for L.F. Payne.
Payne is leaving the U.S congress after he finishes out his term and Virginia Democrats
SS=Goode, Virgil

hope Virgil Goode is able to take his place.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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SUPER=01-Virgil Goode/(D) 5th District Nominee; :00
SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :09
SUPER=01-Edwin Powell/(D) Lost Nomination; :47
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((
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SOT 13:50:03
IN Q=And if you

((VIRGIL GOODE/D- 5TH DISTRICT CANDIDATE: AND IF YOU WANT SOMEONE WHO'S GOING TO BE A GOOSESTEPPER IN THE LEGION OF NEWT GINGRICH THEN DON'T VOTE FOR ME.))
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OUT Q=vote for me.


So much for a kinder, gentler campaign than what the voters were treated to two years ago in the Fifth District.
With his nomination in the bag, Rocky Mount state senator Virgil Goode wasted no time taking on the GOP.
It was the first salvo in what figures to be a long fight with the presumed Republican nominee, George Landrith.
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SOT 11:57:39
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((GOODE: IT WILL BE A TOUGH CAMPAIGN, WE'RE GOING TO NEED TO GO TO EVERY COUNTY, EVERY CITY, EVERY TOWN IN THE FIFTH DISTRICT, SEE AS MANY PEOPLE AS WE POSSIBLY CAN AND HOPEFULLY PERSUADE 'EM TO GO WITH US.))
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Goode's first convert was Chase City resident Edwin Powell, who had sought the nomination on behalf of what he called the forgotten constituents on the east side of the Fifth District.
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((EDWIN POWELL/D- LOST NOMINATION: I WAS THEIR VOICE HERE TODAY, THE COMMON PEOPLE, THE POOR, A LOT WHO'VE BEEN LOOKED OVER. AND I ACTUALLY CAME HERE TO SUPPORT THESE PEOPLE, THAT'S EXACTLY WHO SENT ME HERE.))
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OUT Q=sent me here.


Powell picked up just one delegate before Goode locked up the nomination.
Now the maverick politician who created so many waves in the last General Assembly hopes to take his act to Washington.
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SOT 14:01:04
IN Q=I think Virgil

((REP. L.F. PAYNE/D- FIFTH DISTRICT: I THINK VIRGIL WILL HAVE TO DO WHAT HE ALWAYS DOES AND THAT IS HE'LL CONDUCT THE SAME KIND OF POSITIVE CAMPAIGN THAT HE ALWAYS HAS.))
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SU 14:20:39
IN Q=So Southside

((So southside lawmaker Virgil Goode comes to Charlottesville to get the Democratic nomination... next week, Charlottesville lawyer George Landrith travels south to become the GOP's man in the Fifth District. Steve Smallshaw, News7, Charlottesville.))
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Grey


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11p
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TAPE# none
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Jeff Grey is the Democratic nominee for Congress in the Sixth District.
The Rockbridge County communications technician and labor leader was not opposed for the nomination today at the district convention in Roanoke.
SS=Goodlatte, Bob


He will oppose Republican Bob Goodlatte in the general election.
Tease#2

SOFT MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Ron
SS=none


Coming up,
Virginia Tech sends more than 4-thousand students off with diplomas,
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And Liberty University also holds graduation-- the commencement address was delivered by a Supreme Court Justice.
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MUSIC UP FULL
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On-Record


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11p.m.
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TAPE# 96-38
GRAPHIC=None


Teens are often heard complaining there's nothing for them do outside of school.
They say they need more activities designed just for them.
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SUPER=03-Vinton/Wednesday;


This group of students at William Byrd High School say they'd like to see a teen dance club-- and more places to play sports.
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SOT Teen Rec Tape 2 0:21:22
IN Q=You just need

((YOU JUST NEED SOMETHING TO DO ON THE WEEKENDS BESIDES SITTING AT YOUR HOUSE AND WATCHING MOVIES, OR GOING TO THE MALL. I MEAN, IT GETS OLD. IF YOU HAVE SOMEWHERE TO GO DANCE AND HAVE FUN-- YET THERE'S SUPERVISION, BUT NOT TOO MUCH, YOU KNOW WHAT I'M SAYING? WHERE YOU CAN HAVE FUN, BUT NOT FEEL LIKE YOU'RE IN SCHOOL STILL. ))
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SUPER=04-File Tape;


Meanwhile, both Roanoke City and Roanoke County Parks and Rec officials say there ARE plenty of activities for youth-- but the key is making those activities appealing.
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SOT on record tape 0:18:12
IN Q=I think teens today

((VIC GARBER/ROANOKE PARKS AND RECREATION: I THINK TEENS TODAY-- THEY WANT RECOGNITION, THEY WANT TO BE RESPECTED BECAUSE THEY ARE KNOWLEDGEABLE-- THEY'RE YOUNG ADULTS, AND THEY WANT TO BE TREATED AS YOUNG ADULTS. AND I THINK IF YOU DO THAT, I THINK YOU CAN GET A LOT FROM THESE TEENAGERS. ))
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To find out more about the importance of teen recreation-- as well as hear from teens themselves, join Kimberly McBroom for On Record tomorrow morning at 11.
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S-Bulls


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB96-3
GRAPHIC=CHICAGO bULLS


John Starks scored 30 points seven in overtime as the New York Knicks beat the Chicago Bulls this afternoon at the Garden.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-New York, NY/NBC SPORTS; :


The Knicks dominated the game in the first quarter leading by as many as 13 points at one time in the first half Starks with the three.
But Chicago rallied behind Michael Jordan who scored 46 points and it was his 5 points in the final minute that sent the game into overtime.
But New York's Patrick Ewing SUPER=32-New York/102/Chicago/=99;stepped

up his game in the overtime period scoring five of the Knicks final points as New York beats Chicago 102 to 99 in Overtime.
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SOT
IN Q="They had a....

((STEVE KERR/BULLS GUARD: )) ((DEREK HARPER/KNICKS GUARD: ))
SUPER=01-Steve Kerr/Bulls Guard; :00
SUPER=01-Derek Harper/Knicks Guard; :10
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SS=Hold Logo


The Bulls lead the series two games to one with game four scheduled for the Garden tomorrow afternoon.

S-Jazz


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB96-4
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Salt Lake City, UT/NBC SPORTS; :


The Jazz took a 2 to 1 lead on San Antonio today.
The Spurs go inside to David Robinson he hits the hook but the Spurs trailed by three.
But Utah comes back Karl Malone with the jumper for two of his game high 32 points the Jazz led 51 to 42.
The Spurs never got any closer SUPER=32-Utah/105/San Antonio/=95;Howard

Eisley driving to the hoop for 2 of his 14 and Utah beats San Antonio 105 to 95.
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S-MLB


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


Al Leiter pitched the first no hitter of the season and the first in Florida Marlin history tonight as the Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Miami, FL; :


Charles Johnson hit a three run homer and Terry Pendleton homered and drove in five runs as the Marlins jumped on Colorado Starter Mark Thompson for six runs in the first inning and Coasted.
Leiter, the worst pitcher in the American League last year with Toronto,
walked two and struck out six the final SUPER=35-Florida/=11/Colorado/==0;out

came when he fanned Eric Young.
Leiter Improved his record to 6 to 2 as the Marlins rout the Rockies 11 to nothing.
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S-Orioles


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-8
GRAPHIC=Orioles Logo


The Baltimore Orioles pushed two runs across the plate in the 10-th to beat the Milwaukee Brewers.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Milwaukee, WI/HTS; :


The first run came when Bobby Bonilla hits this pop fly to left field. B.J. Surhoff tags and scores from third base and the game was tied at 3 to 3.
Then in the 10-th inning Cal Ripken SUPER=35-Baltimore/==5/Milwaukee/==3;

rips this line drive up the middle to centerfield Roberto Alomar rounds the bases to score and the Orioles get the come from behind 5 to 3 win in 10.
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S-Scores


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Sports Logo


The Dodgers and Blue Jays won games today for those and all the pro scores lets check the numbers.
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CHRYON MOTION
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OUT Q=.....COLORADO."
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Sports Tease


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


And coming up, The Lady Maroons are knocked out of the N-C-A-A division three lacrosse playoffs while the men play top ranked Salisbury State tomorrow.
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VO-NAT ENG#


And Lance Armstrong is the overall leader heading into the final stage of the Tour DuPont.
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S-Roanoke


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Lacrosse


Alie Ogelsby and Lisa Franzino of Roanoke College each scored five goals but it was not enough.
Goucher knocked the Lady Maroons out of the N-C-A-A division three playoffs this afternoon 28 to 16.
The combined score is a N-C-A-A record.
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S-Lax


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-6
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Lax


The Roanoke men's lacrosse team makes it's 9th NCAA Division III playoff appearance Sunday against Salisbury, the country's top team.
Steve Mason has more on this David and Goliath match up.
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IN Q=first audio
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SUPER=01-Bill Pilat/ODAC Coach of the Year; :28
SUPER=@Steve1; :39
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SUPER=04-1996 ODAC Championship; 1:16
SUPER=01-Chris Davin/ODAC Player of the Year; 1:26
RUNS=1:45
OUT Q=..news 7 sports"
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((Bill Pilat knows to beat the nations number 1 team he will have to have near perfect goaltending.
The 11 and 3 Maroons will have to play physical. But no one has been able to intimidate the Seagulls. Their last regular season loss was back in 1992...of course the loss was to Roanoke! ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((:))
This Roanoke class is making it's first post season appearance. These Maroons remember last year's 30 to 8 set back to the Gulls at Alumni Field. Roanoke is an underdog with talent. It is a team that showed incredible composure by beating washington & Lee for the conference championship in overtime. ((:)) Roanoke plays the Sea Gulls Sunday at Salisbury in a 1 pm start. In salem, Steve Mason, News 7 sports"))
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S-Tour


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-7
GRAPHIC=Tour Dupont


The 11-th stage of the Tour Dupont took the riders into Georgia this afternoon.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Toccoa, GA/ESPN; :


The riders entered Georgia at the 34 mile mark and the riders were still together the pack led by team Motorola.
The at the 71 mile mark sprint line the weather changed to rain slowing the pace a little as the riders were still in a big group.
The riders remained in a tight pack as they came into Marietta, Georgia with Marcel Wust crossing the finish line winning the 11-th stage.
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SOT
IN Q="Saturn....

((MARCEL WUST/STAGE 11 WINNER: ))
SUPER=01-Marcel Wust/Stage 11 Winner; :
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=.......quite happy.
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VO-NAT ENG#


Lance Armstrong still wears the leaders jersey he has a 1:58 lead heading into the Marietta Cobb County time trial.
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SOT
IN Q="Tomorrow is...

((LANCE ARMSTRONG/OVERALL LEADER: ))
SUPER=01-Lance Armstrong/Overall Winner; :
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=..........my best shot."
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S-Indy


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#R-32
GRAPHIC=Indy 500


Scott Brayton is on the pole for the Indianapolis 500.
He qualified with an average speed of 233 point 718 miles per hour a four lap qualifying record for the Indy race.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN/ABC SPORTS; :


A steady rain delayed qualifying this morning.
And when the track dried Johnny Parsons took a ride his car crashes into the wall and slides down the track.
Parsons walked away without any injuries.
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Liberty-Grad


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=afr
TAPE# 96-34
GRAPHIC=Liberty University


13-hundred graduating seniors got their diplomas today at Liberty University.
Clarence Thomas delivered the commencement address.
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SOT 10:26:58
IN Q=The honorable

((THE HONORABLE CLARENCE THOMAS IS NOW AWARDED THE HONORARY DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF HUMANITY.))
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OUT Q=doctor of humanity
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Conservative Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was the commencement speaker.
His speech focused on the importance of values and religion-- and how his faith helped him through his difficult Supreme Court confirmation process.
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SOT 10:41:20
IN Q=We don't decide

((CLARENCE THOMAS/SUPREME COURT JUSTICE: WE DON'T DECIDE CASES BY REFERRING TO THE BIBLE. BUT AS YOU WILL SEE IN MY SPEECH, WHAT WE BELIEVE IN IS IMPORTANT.))
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Thomas often referred to his college graduation of 25 years ago.
The school's chancellor, Jerry Falwell's spoke about the university's distinctive Christian environment.
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Tech-Graduation


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-33
GRAPHIC=None
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


After a ceremony filled with tradition, the 124th graduating class of Virginia Tech marched across the stage for their diplomas.
Former Tech provost John Wilson addressed the class of '96.
Wilson served as the school's executive vice president of academic affairs until 19-82.
Today he addressed Tech's largest class ever--more than 4-thousand students earned degrees this year. (----------------)