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Floating a flight to the surface of Smith Mountain Lake.
Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX: a LIVE report: salvaging the wreckage, celebrating a life.
And a celebration of tradition... another class of cadets survives the rigors of Virginia Military Institute.
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ANCHOR=Keith


Sports-head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, UVa opens the ACC baseball tourney with a win, Magic Johnson is making his party plans, Dwight Gooden tosses a nohitter with a heavy heart,
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and rain has not been a friend of folks in Salem who are dodging rain drops as the NCAA women's division 3 softball championships get ready to begin at the Moyer complex.
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WX-Head
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A night of cold rain with lingering showers tomorrow. The forecast details and WeatherSchool straight ahead...

Lake-Plane


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-36
GRAPHIC=Plane Crash


A Bedford County woman and her plane are both in one piece after crash- landing into Smith Mountain Lake.
The engine in Penny Simmons' Piper-Pacer just died in flight, forcing her to ditch the aircraft in the water.
Double Boxes=Keith and Steve/StarLink


Steve Smallshaw joins is at the airport at Smith Mountain Lake.
...quite an undertaking getting that plane out of the Lake today?
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Philip-Morris


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-38
GRAPHIC=Philip Morris


Philip Morris is proposing a comprehensive plan aimed at discouraging under-age smoking.
One catch though- -the Food and Drug Administration would have to 'butt out.'
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The tobacco company is calling for Federal legislation that would ban cigarette vending machines.
The proposal would also get rid of certain marketing practices... such as putting tobacco logos on hats and T-shirts.
But the plan would RE-AFFIRM an existing law under which the F-D-A has NO authority over the tobacco industry.
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((STEVE PARRISH/PHILIP MORRIS: THE ISSUE IS TOO IMPORTANT FOR US TO CONTINUE SHOUTING AT ONE ANOTHER OR USING IT AS A POLITICAL WEDGE. ))
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Philip Morris is calling on other tobacco companies and their critics to support the plan.

Petersburg-Fire


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire


A fire in Petersburg killed four young children and their elderly grandfather.
Police officials say a babysitter was taken to the hospital for injuries sustained while jumping from a second- story window.
The four children, described as cousins, were all under the age of four.
Fire officials are still on the scene investigating the cause.

VMI-Graduation


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6P
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#96-31
GRAPHIC=VMI


The Class of '96 bid farewell to the Virginia Military Institute today. The new graduates leave behind a school that's caught up in a fight to save its traditions.
Ron Jones reports.
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The Virginia Military Institute has had a trying and controversial school year.
From the continuing battle over whether women should be admitted to the institute-- to the recent accidental death of a 10-year-old boy on the shooting range. But now the cadets finally have something to cheer about.
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The sounds of celebrated chaos filled the air as the traditional tossing of cover was expressed.
It's graduation day for the 216 senior cadets.
Their valedictorian Joshua Keesal, jr. charged his fellow classmates to stay focused and to apply the principles learned at V-M-I.
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((C. JOSHUA KEESAL, JR./VMI VALEDICTORIAN: BROTHER RATS, BE MEN OF VISION. FOR WITHOUT VISION... FOR WHAT THEY BELIEVED.))
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When the formalities were done there was laughter and tears for all the hard work and sweat four years had brought.
And in the celebrated spirit of the super bowl when asked they're going to do next?
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((I'M NOT GOING TO DISNEY LAND... AND THANK GOD THAT I'M OUT OF HERE.))
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Some of these young cadets have just started their military career and will NOW serve Uncle Sam for real.
While others will seek to march in the ranks of another army-- the corporate world.
Ron Jones, News Seven.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
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Still to come on News 7 at Six---


The final chapter in our series Faith in Democracy. Tonight we'll take a look at the grass roots of Virginia's religious right.
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And brothers who fought beside each other during World War Two are honored. We'll hear their D-day story.
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3Faith-Democracy


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-32
GRAPHIC=Faith in Democracy


As the 1996 political schedule speeds toward November, Virginia's religious conservatives are gritting their teeth.
Often in state and national politics recently, it's been a case of "always the bridesmaid, never the bride."
The search for a solution is what divides the grass roots religious activists in the final part of our series "Faith in Democracy."
Ellen Qualls reports.
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SUPER=01-Rev. Reggie Coleman/Newport News; 1:26
SUPER=01-Marilyn Wicks/Virginia Beach; 1:42
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((Sandra Cady came to political activism through Operation Rescue-- defending what she calls the rights of the unborn.
She thinks the Republican party has "blown it" with evangelicals-- who should put their ballots where their Bibles are and write in solid anti-abortion candidates if Bob Dole picks a ticketmate who makes exceptions.
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((SANDRA CADY/CHRISTIAN ACTIVIST: THE TIME HAS COME THAT WE HAVE TO TOTALLY VOTE OUR CONVICTIONS, NOT FOR THE LESSER OF TWO EVILS. AND IT'S TOUGH! BECAUSE WE DON'T WANT CLINTON BACK IN.))
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Cady praises Pat Robertson and Ralph Reed's Christian Coalition for putting her issues on the map, but worries they've gotten mushy on the specifics.
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((SANDRA CADY/CHRISTIAN ACTIVIST: I THINK THEY STARTED OUT WITH NOBLE GOALS AND WHAT'S THAT SAYING? YOU KNOW, POWER CORRUPTS. YOU KNOW I MEAN I JUST THINK THEY'VE GOTTEN THEIR EYES OFF THE GOAL.))
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Chrystal and Tammy consider themselves conservative Christians-- interviewed here at a Christian Broadcasting Network prayer meeting.
But they favor keeping church and state separate as a way to protect their rights.
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((CHRYSTAL WYNNE/VIRGINIA BEACH: IN A WAY, BECAUSE IF YOU'RE NOT A CERTAIN RELIGION, SOMEONE COULD VOTE AGAINST YOU BECAUSE OF IT. OR THEY COULD LIKE PUSH YOU ASIDE BECAUSE OF THE WAY YOU FEEL ABOUT GOD AND EVERYTHING.))
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For Reggie Coleman, abortion is a litmus test.
But he'll back Dole over Clinton.
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((REV. REGGIE COLEMAN/NEWPORT NEWS: THIS IS A DEMOCRACY. WE NEED TO FIGHT FOR EXACTLY WHAT WE WANT. BUT WE NEED TO BE REALISTIC ENOUGH IN IT TO KNOW THAT WE'RE NOT GONNA GET EVERYTHING WE WANT OUT OF IT.))
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Marilyn Wicks is a former U.S. government teacher.
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((MARILYN WICKS/VIRGINIA BEACH: I DO BELIEVE THAT GOD HAS HIS HANDS IN ALL THINGS. BUT WHEN WE HAVE CHOSEN TO MAYBE NOT FOLLOW HIM OR ELECT PEOPLE-- STAY HOME RATHER THAN GO TO THE POLLS, OR WHEN WE HAVE CHOSEN TO NOT MAYBE PRAY ABOUT WHO WE NEED TO VOTE FOR, THEN GOD WILL LET US SUFFER SOMETIMES WHAT WE HAVE CHOSEN TO LEAVE HIM ON.))
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((FORGIVE US OH GOD. AND TOUCH LORD THE WHITE HOUSE, THE CONGRESS, THE SUPREME COURT, THE GOVERNORS, THE MAYORS, THE SENATORS, THE CONGRESSMEN FROM EVERY CORNER OF THIS LAND.))
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As the fall elections loom, those who lean to the Christian Right must be wondering how to keep their faith alive in this democracy.
Those who lean away must have faith that democracy will protect them from Christian moralizing.
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((IT'S IN JESUS CHRIST'S PRECIOUS NAME WE PRAY. AND ALL THE PEOPLE SAID AMEN. THANK YOU YOU MAY BE SEATED.))
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Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Griffis


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Jerry Griffis


A convicted child molester- -who lived in Franklin County for the past several years- -has been sent back to Florida to serve his time.
Jerry Griffis was a suspect in the death of his infant son here in February.
Franklin County authorities were developing a case against Griffis, but the 26- year- old fugitive was returned to Alachua (ah-LATCH-you-uh) County for sentencing.
In 1990, Griffis left Florida in the middle of his trial but was convicted anyway. He faces multiple life sentences.

Tech-Lawsuit


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-28
GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech


A case of mistaken identification has prompted a Virginia Tech official to sue the campus newspaper for 850 thousand dollars.
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The Collegiate Times quoted Sharon Yeagle (YAY-guhl) for a story in its April 30th issue, and identified her with a fictitious job title.
Yeagle is seeking damages for the shame, humiliation and financial loss she says the error caused her.
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((ROBERTS MOORE/YEAGLE'S LAWYER: THERE'S NO EXPLANATION FOR THIS HAVING APPEARED IN PRINT EXCEPT THAT SOMEONE WAS INTENTIONALLY OUT TO HURT HER AND THEY HAVE SUCCEEDED IN HURTING HER. AND SHE HAS RESPONDED IN THE ONLY WAY THAT'S AVAILABLE TO AN AMERICAN CITIZEN AND THAT'S TO FILE A LAWSUIT.))
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The newspaper wrote a letter of apology, but can't print a correction until its next issue in July.
Tim Reed, assistant director of student activities, says the fictitious title was on a dummy computer template not meant for publication.

Stocks


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


The stock market remained virtually unchanged, with the DOW gaining a fraction of a point; NASDAQ down one.
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County-Schools


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-25
GRAPHIC=Roanoke County Seal


A controversial vote that split the Roanoke County supervisors yesterday, brought cautious approval today.
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The supervisors narrowly approved financing for three projects, including the completion of the Northside Gymnasium and the installation of air- conditioning at Cave Spring Junior High.
Today, leaders of two groups on opposing sides of the recent bond issue debate agreed it was the right choice.
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((TERRI LANGFORD/CITIZENS FOR EDUCATION: THE VOTE YESTERDAY, WHILE IT WASN'T THE VOTE THAT EVERYONE WANTED, AT LEAST IT WAS A SMALL STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION.)) ((DON TERP/CONCERNED CITIZENS FOR GOOD GOVERNMENT: YOU SAW EACH OF THE SUPERVISORS TRYING TO RESPOND TO THEIR CONSTITUENCY WITHIN REASON. THEY SAID IT OVER AND OVER AGAIN DURING THE MEETING THAT THEY WERE VERY SENSITIVE TO THEIR CONSTITUENCY. IT'S MOST UNFORTUNATE THAT THEY DIDN'T SEE THAT BEFORE.))
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ANCHOR=Keith
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Both Langford and Terp say the toughest decisions are still ahead, as the county studies its school needs and decides how much construction it can afford.

Carilion


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Carilion


A health care giant is trying to grow a little larger.
Carilion Health System is hoping to buy 42 private physician offices around the region-- serving some 200- thousand patients.
The contracts would pay doctors a buyout amount-- plus a salary.
Doctors would retain the day- to- day control over their offices.

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
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Coming up tonight in sports, highlights from UVA's opening day win the ACC baseball tournament.
Jeff Gordon talks about this weekend's all-star race at Charlotte.
Magic talks about his retirement,
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And Doc Gooden talks about throwing the first no-hitter of his career last night against the Mariners.
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S-Softball


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-5
GRAPHIC=NCAA SOFTBALL


The weather has been quite unkind to the six visiting NCAA Division Three softball teams who are in Salem this week to crown a national champion.
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All of the teams were scheduled to have a hour's worth of practice today, but the main tournament field has been under tarp all day.
Several teams chose to practice inside, but three schools including Pennsylvania's Allegheny College decided to brave the elements and workout at the complex.
Of course you would expect Allegheny to be out in the wet stuff, their nickname is the Gators.
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The tournament begins tomorrow evening at five o'clock in Salem.

S-UVA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-8
GRAPHIC=UVA Logo


Rain also had somewhat of an effect on the A-C-C baseball tournament but the Virginia Cavaliers managed to advance to the second round with a 5 to 1 win over N.C. State.
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Rain delayed the morning games at the Durham Bulls Athletic park. But around noon the Cavaliers and Wolfpack took the field.
Virginia outfielder Symmion Willis had the big shot of the game this solo
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and the Cavaliers get the 5 to 1 win over N.C. State.
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S-Gooden


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-24
GRAPHIC=yankees


Fans at Yankee stadium were treated to a no-hitter last night as Dwight Gooden shut down the Mariners 2-to-nothing.
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Gooden pitched well and got alot of defensive help - mainly from centerfielder Gerald Williams, who made tow big catches to save hits.
Gooden put down the meat of the Mariners order in the ninth to get his first no-hitter.
He dedicated the game to his Dad who underwent open heart surgery today.
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S-Giants


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6PM
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-10
GRAPHIC=GIANTS


No such thing as no-hitter today in Philadelphia as the Phillies beat the Giants 7-to-6 in 10 innings.
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Todd Zeile, who is not known for his power rocked the Giants with two homers today.
He hit one in the second and this one in the bottom of the 10th to the
opposite field to break a 6-all tie as SUPER=34-Philadelphia/==7/San
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the Phils outslug the Giants 7-to-6 in a game that featured 6 homers.
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S-Gordon


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-4
GRAPHIC=CHARLOTTE


The folks at the Charlotte Motor Speedway are hoping the rain clears out in time for Friday night's qualifying for the Winston Select all-star race.
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This Saturday night's shootout under the lights will mark the 12th year for the prestigious invitation only event that always manages to produce its share of fireworks.
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((JEFF GORDON/1995 WINSTON SELECT WINNER:))
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Th racing begins Saturday at 7:30 with the Winston Open, the Select starts immediately after that 50 lap event is over.

S-Magic


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-11
GRAPHIC=MAGIC JOHNSON


Magic Johnson announces his retirement from the NBA yesterday through his agent, and today he assured all the sceptics around the world, that is truly his final farewell and there will not be any more comebacks.
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((EARVIN "MAGIC" JOHNSON/RETIRES FROM LAKERS:))
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S-Rookie


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#BB96-3
GRAPHIC=NBA


One of the heir apparent to Magic throne as a premier NBA point guard, won the league's rookie of the year honors today.
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Toronto's Damon Stoudamire received 76 of the 113 votes cast of sportswriters to beat Portland's Arvydas Sabonis for the awARD.
Stoudamire, who is under 6 feet tall averaged 19 points and 10 assists for the Raptors. He also made 133 three pointers.
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S-South


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=BIG SOUTH


The Big South conference's executive committee announced today that the men's and women's basketball tournaments will be held at the Vines Center in a combined four day event starting in 1997.
The tournaments will take place during the first week of March. Wx-Tape
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D-Day-Vets


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=Sta
TAPE#96-33
GRAPHIC=none


160 World War Two veterans who fought in the Normandy D-Day invasion were honored today at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salem.
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Awards were first handed-out two years ago in Normandy, France during a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the invasion.
Veterans who didn't make it overseas got their medals and certificates today.
Among the honorees were Carl and Craig Hamilton of Roanoke...identical twins who fought together in the invasion.
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((CARL HAMILTON/VETERAN: WE STAYED TOGETHER THE ENTIRE TIME...TWO YEARS AND 10 MONTHS. AND WE WERE DISCHARGED THE SAME DAY.))
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The Army's 29th Infantry Division sponsored the ceremony.
The division suffered the most casualties during the invasion...a total of 800 lives lost in battle.
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