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Next on News Seven a Roanoke man was among the 14 Marines killed in yesterday's crash in North Carolina.
And ninth district Republicans choose a political newcomer.

Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
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In sports, The Knicks beat the Bulls at the Garden The Roanoke Women's lacrosse teams loses in the division three playoffs and the Men play tomorrow we'll have a preview.
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WX-Head
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Saturday's sunshine gave way to thunderstorms-- soaking some areas with nearly an inch of rain.
The storm track is heading east-- we'll show you the latest doppler radar. open
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Chopper-Crash


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
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TAPE# 96-45; net A
GRAPHIC=Stacey, Britt


A Roanoke man was among the 14 people killed when two Marine helicopters collided yesterday morning.
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26- year- old Marines Corporal Britt T. Stacey was killed when the two choppers collided during a 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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((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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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
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Stacey is survived by his wife and parents.

Dicker


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=Six
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TAPE# 96-43
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The children of a slain Wythe County deputy say they're disgusted by a recent ruling limiting the charges against the accused to second degree murder.
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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.
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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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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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Ninth-District


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-46
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Ninth District Republicans chose a political newcomer to go to battle for the congressional seat currently held by Rick Boucher.
Three candidates sought the space on the republican ticket.
And on the second ballot 31-year old Patrick Muldoon won the nomination.
Denise Allen reports.
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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.
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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.
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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=6p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE# 96-47
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The incumbent in the Ninth District says he's looking forward to his eighth campaign for Congress.
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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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((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, HEALTHCARE 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
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TAPE# 96-44
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With L.F. Payne setting his sights on a statewide office in two years, Fifth District Democrats had to find someone to take Payne's place in Congress.
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As expected, Rocky Mount's Virgil Goode easily secured his party's nomination today in Charlottesville.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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((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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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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((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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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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((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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((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
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Democrats in the Sixth District this afternoon nominated Jeff Grey to run against Congressman Bob Goodlatte.
Grey is a 31-year-old communications technician for Columbia Gas, and a union local president.
Grey is from Rockbridge County, and is making his first try for public office.
He has the endorsement of former congressman Jim Olin, the man who held the Sixth District seat before Goodlatte.

Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
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Coming up on News-7,
School is almost out, and teens are anxious to find things to do.
Young adult activities are the subject of this weeks On Record.
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And a Supreme Court Justice addresses graduating Liberty University students.
Kimberly?
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Wx ad lib
Well Ron, the friendly afternoon sky turned angry as thunderstorms blew across the area.
A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect for central and southside Virginia-- including Lynchburg, Danville, and Martinsville.
The storms are heading to the northeast-- but we could still a few more scattered showers tonight.
All the details-- coming up a little later on. MUSIC UP FULL
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Liberty-Grad


ANCHOR=Ron
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TAPE# 96-34
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Liberty University held its commencement today.
About 13-hundred students received diplomas at the Vine Center.
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((THE HONORABLE CLARENCE THOMAS IS NOW AWARDED THE HONORARY DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF HUMANITY.))
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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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((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 distinctively Christian environment.
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Tech-Graduation


ANCHOR=Ron
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WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-33
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Pomp and circumstance played in Blacksburg as well today.
After a ceremony filled with tradition, the 124th class marched across the stage for their diplomas from Virginia Tech.
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.
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On-Record


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Summer vacation is coming-- and that means more free time for students.
But many say they don't have enough to do during their spare time NOW.
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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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((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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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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((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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Coming up later in the newscast,
Kimberly will tell us what's coming up in weather,
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And,
Ghosts invade Lexington.
Stay tuned.
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Ghost-Tour


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NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#96-36
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Shadowy figures were lurking through dark alleys in Lexington last night, But no one seemed to mind.
Jay Moore tagged along with a ghost tour, and he has the spooky story.
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(( These people are conjuring up spirits from the past.
It's a part of a new Ghost Tour offered in Lexington.
MARSHALL MCADEN/TOUR GUIDE: AS WE GO ON THIS BEAUTIFUL CANDLELIGHT TOUR WE ASK YOU TO OPEN UP YOUR MINDS AND OPEN UP YOUR SPIRIT AS WE TAKE YOU THROUGH SOME ENERGIES THAT ENHABIT THESE SPACES.
The tour was created by Mark Cline, a man known for his unique sculptures at his Enchanted Castle studio in Natural Bridge.
MARK CLINE/CREATOR: MY WIFE AND I WENT ON THE JACK THE RIPPER TOUR IN LOUDNON IN 1992 AND THOUGHT IT WAS WILD SO WE DECIDED LEXINGTON COULD USE SOMETHING SIMILAR.
JAY MOORE/REPORTER: THE UNIQUE THING ABOUT THIS TOUR IS THAT IT LEAVES THE MAIN STREETS AND GO DOWN ALLEY, LOOKING AT HOUSES LIKE THIS AND THE GHOST STORIES THAT GO ALONG WITH THEM.
The tour includes a little more than a mile walk and expect to here some strange stories along the way.
MARK DAUGHTERY/TOUR GUIDE: YOU CAN SEE THAT THE BASEMENT LEVEL IS ABOVE GROUND. AT ONE TIME THIS STREET WENT UP TO THAT HEIGHT THERE AND BACK DOWN AGAIN ON MAIN STREET.
For some of those who went on the trial run they say it offers more than historical perspective.
CHRIS BRYANT: THIS IS VERY A VERY INTERESTING TOUR BECAUSE OF THE GHOST STORIES. THERE WERE TWO BOOKS I UNDERSTAND THAT WERE WRITTEN ABOUT THE GHOSTS IN LEXINGTON AND ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY.
And who knows maybe Cline's new adventure will add yet another chapter of ghost lore to the those books.
In Lexington, Jay Moore, News 7.))

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
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And coming up, The Knicks get a win in the N-B-A playoffs scores and highlights from major league baseball.
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And the Roanoke Men's lacrosse team will face top ranked Salisbury State tomorrow afternoon Steve Mason has a report.
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S-Bulls


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NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
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The Chicago Bulls slipped this afternoon and the New York Knicks took advantage of the mistake.
Patrick Ewing and John Starks led the Knicks to a 102 to 99 overtime win over the Bulls at Madison Square Garden.
Starks found his game hitting a game high 30 points while Ewing scored 22 points.
Michael Jordan had 46 points for the Bulls and Scottie Pippen 24. The Bulls still lead the series 2 games to 1.
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S-MLB


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
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A slugfest at Shea Stadium this afternoon as the Mets hosted the Chicago Cubs.
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The Cubs got on the board in the top of the first Sammy Sosa sending this pitch over the left centerfield fence for a 2 run homer and a 2 to nothing Cubs lead.
Rico Brogna singled in tow runs in the bottom of the first then in the third he blasted this solo homer over the left field fence to make it 5 to 2 New York.
Mark Grace answered that homer later in the game he gets all of this pitch sending it over the left field wall to make it 6 to 3 New York.
Tempers got hot and a brawl broke out in the fifth inning four Cubs
SUPER=35-New York/==7/Chicago/==6; were ejected and 4 Mets were sent to the

shower along with coach Steve Swisher and New York wins it 7 to 6.
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S-Scores


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Sports Logo


A light schedule of games in Major League Baseball this afternoon but for those and all of today's pro scores lets quickly check the boards.
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CHRYON MOTION
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S-Lax


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
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GRAPHIC=Roanoke Lax


The Roanoke men's lacrosse team makes it's 9th NCAA Division III playoff appearance Sunday in the post season's first round against Salisbury, the country's top team.
Steve Mason has more on this David and Goliath match up.
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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-Roanoke


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Lacrosse


The Roanoke women's lacrosse team got five goals from Alie Ogelsby and five from Lisa Franzino but it was not enough.
Goucher knocked Roanoke 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-Tour


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
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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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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