23:00-01

Boorda

ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Boorda


The nation's top Navy officer apparently was distraught after some of his military awards were called into question.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Admiral Michael Boorda apparently killed himself about the same time he was to meet with a Newsweek reporter about his medals.
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SOT 17:01:13
IN Q=

((MIKE BOORDA WAS A SAILORS SAILOR. AT EVERY STAGE OF HIS CAREER HE PUT THE INTEREST OF SAILORS AND THEIR FAMILIES FIRST.))
SUPER=01-William Perry/Defense Secretary; 00
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=and their families first."
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VO-NAT


Newsweek was going to discuss whether Boorda wore Vietnam combat medals he didn't earn- but it had not reached any conclusion about the medals.
Two notes were found in Boorda's home but their contents haven't been disclosed.
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Child-Neglect


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#96-25
GRAPHIC=None


Three Roanoke children are taken from their home and put in Foster Care.
That after police and Social Service workers found them living in unsanitary conditions.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Yesterday they inspected the Harrison Avenue home and found two of the children wearing urine soaked pants.
Feces was found on the floor in several rooms.
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SOT 7:15:39
IN Q=The children

((CORINNE GOTT/SOCIAL SERVICE DIRECTOR: THE CHILDREN DIDN'T HAVE ADEQUATE SUPERVISION AND THEY WERE IN POOR PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT SO WE REMOVED THE CHILDREN LAST NIGHT.))
SUPER=01-Corinne Gott/Social Service Director;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=children last night.
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=None


The children's 28-year old father is charged with child neglect.
Similar charges were also brought against the mother.
The children's bedridden grandmother was also found in the home.
She was transported to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
The names of those involved have not been released.


Ochoa-Trial


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-28
GRAPHIC=Ochoa


A Mexican migrant worker accused of gunning down another man in February says he acted in self defense.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Amherst; :00


27-year old Juan Jose Ochoa (oh-CHO-uh) is standing trial for the murder of
(HAY-zoos) Jesus Mendoza February 19th.
SUPER=03-Amherst/File Tape; :07


Witnesses say Ochoa shot Mendoza five times after accusing Mendoza of stealing money and property from him.
Prosecutors say Ochoa had no reason to fear for his life.
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SOT 21:28:16
IN Q=Commonwealth's

((STARKE MUNDY/PROSECUTOR: COMMONWEALTH'S EVIDENCE WILL BE THAT THIS MAN RIGHT HERE SHOT HIM TWICE IN THE CHEST WITH AN AK- 47, AND AS HE SPUN AROUND OR TURNED AND FELL, SHOT HIM MORE TIMES IN THE BACK.))
SUPER=01-Starke Mundy/Prosecutor; :00
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=in the back.
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VO-NAT


But Ochoa's lawyer claims his client was being threatened by Mendoza and another man.
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SOT 21:31:02
IN Q=They both

((GORDON POINDEXTER/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: THEY BOTH APPROACHED HIM AND CONFRONTED HIM AND THEY WERE CURSING HIM AS THEY CAME TOWARDS HIM, AND HE WAS AFRAID OF 'EM.))
SUPER=01-Gordon Poindexter/Defense Attorney; :00
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=afraid of 'em.
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VO-NAT


Ochoa is being assisted by an interpreter during the two- day trial.
An eight-man, five-woman jury was selected this morning to hear the case.
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NRV-Flooding


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-30
GRAPHIC=Flooding


Overnight and early morning flooding created a state of emergency in Southern West Virginia.
And parts of Southwest Virginia are mopping up as well.
Tracy Altizer begins our coverage from Mercer County, West Virginia.
SOT
IN Q=Once the water
SUPER=03-Mercer Co., WV; :00
SUPER=01-Julian Prince/Flood Victim; :14
SUPER=03-Giles Co.; :19
SUPER=01-Jeffery East/Flood Victim; :33
SUPER=03-Pulaski; :37
SUPER=01-Jake Blevins/Flood Victim; :46
SUPER=01-Brenda Warden/Flood Victim; :53
SUPER=01-Betty Steger/Pulaski Council Member; 1:10
SUPER=@Tracy2; 1:19
RUNS=1:27
OUT Q=News 7

(( Once the water receded, Kellysville residents crept back to their homes to see what the East River failed to claim.
In some cases, there was little.
Julian Prince lost everything, but feels lucky he escaped his trailer with his life.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:04:19

((JULIAN PRINCE/FLOOD VICTIM: MY NEIGHBOR KNOCKED ON MY DOOR. THE WATER WAS COMING UP. I STEPPED OUT THE DOOR AND THEN THE TRAILER MOVED. ))
RUNS=:06


Just a few miles across the border in Giles County, Wolf Creek was the culprit.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:04:55

((WHENEVER YOU DECIDE YOU WANT OUT LET US KNOW. ))
RUNS=:02


Residents here know the dangers. They've experience it before, and know they will again.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:24:08

((JEFFERY EAST/FLOOD VICTIM: NO, I'M SURE IT'LL HAPPEN AGAIN. THIS IS ABOUT THE WORST I'VE SEEN, THIS TIME. ))
RUNS=:05


In neighboring Pulaski, residents along Dora Highway are fed up with the predictability of Peak Creek.
This is the second time in four months water has threatened their homes.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 8:53:29

((JAKE BLEVINS/FLOOD VICTIM: I BEEN TO TOWN COUNCIL FOR ABOUT 18 YEARS TRYING TO GET THEM TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT THIS BOTTLENECK WE HAVE DOWN HERE. ))
SOT 8:56:54

((BRENDA WARDEN/FLOOD VICTIM: IT'S NASTY DOWN HERE. THEY SHOULD FIX IT WHERE THE WATER WILL NOT COME IN THESE PEOPLE'S YARDS AND RUIN OUR HOMES.))
RUNS=:06


Town council is exploring a state program which helps relocate people in problem areas.
And it's asked the Army Corps of Engineers to look into corrective measures.
Even so, no one is making any promises.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:17:35

((BETTY STEGER/PULASKI COUNCIL MEMBER: THEY'RE TO MAKE A STUDY AND THEN THEY WILL COME BACK TO US WITH SOME RECOMMENDATIONS. AND OF COURSE THE BOTTOM LINE ON EVERYTHING IS ALWAYS MONEY. ))
RUNS=:09


By late afternoon, the cleanup was well underway, as the streams retreated to their banks and residents returned to their homes. Tracy Altizer, News 7.))

Bland-Flooding


ANCHOR=jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-36
GRAPHIC=HOLD


Meanwhile folks in Bland County are also feeling the impact of this latest flood.
Flooding forced Rocky Gap residnets out of their homes early this morning because of rising waters.
Scott Prince has more.
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SOT
IN Q=Rocky Gap
SUPER=03-Bland Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Sherry Tupper/Flood Victim; :10
SUPER=01-Scott Washer/Flood Victim; :31
SUPER=@Scott1; :38
SUPER=01-Sheriff M.M. Cox/Bland Co.; 1:00
RUNS=1:15
OUT Q=S.P. N7, Bland County

(( Rocky Gap has a rocky road ahead of it.
The Bland County town could not escape devastating flood waters... and now residents are knee deep in problems.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:15:44
IN Q=I just

((SHERRY TUPPER/FLOOD VICTIM: I JUST FEEL HELPLESS AND VERY SAD FOR THE REST. ))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=for the rest


Just outside the town limits, on Interstate 77... hard rains caused a rock slide from a nearby quarry.
That had traffic backed up for nearly two miles.
But by far, the worst damage was in the heart of Rocky Gap...where water ripped through homes and vehicles.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:12:53
IN Q=I just moved

((SCOTT WASHER/FLOOD VICTIM: I JUST MOVED UP HERE FROM FLORIDA AND IT DOES GET BAD IN FLORIDA WHEN THERE'S HURRICANES COME THROUGH, BUT NOTHING LIKE THIS. NOTHING AS QUICK. ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=nothing as quick

stand up 1:15:10
((Long time residents of Rocky Gap say they've never seen anything like this.
Not this past winter... not even the Flood of '85.
Some attribute it to a recent surge in logging... which has left gaps in the mountains for water to run freely.)) end stand up
RUNS=:14


There's no telling how long the clean up will take... but local officials are hoping things will get back to normal by the end of the week.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=It will

((SHERIFF M.M. COX/BLAND COUNTY: IT WILL TAKE 2 TO 3 DAYS TO GET ALL OF THE BASEMENTS PUMPED OUT AND PEOPLE BACK IN THEIR HOMES. ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=


Right now it seems Rocky Gap residents are just thankful no one was injured in this Bland County flood.
They say they need to make the best of a bad situation... and muddle through.
Scott Prince, News 7, Bland County.
Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
Still to come on the broadcast, we'll tell you about the plight of a expert planter whose skills landed him in trouble,
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VO-NAT

and the investiagtion continues as huge pieces of ValuJet flight 592 are found in the everglades.
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Robin in Wx office Roll Lake levels
MUSIC UP FULL

COMM#1


Roll
TALENT=Robin
SS=NONE
SUPER=#C-380; Weather Roll
SUPER=80-72/49/0.93/73/48/0.59/67/48/0.97/75/45/0.74;
SUPER=81-77/51/1.09/79/48/0.77/68/44/1.51;
SUPER=82-2.87/plus/0.93/17.37/plus/3.04;
SUPER=84-


Valujet


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Plane Crash Invest


Investigators have taken a first look at the engines from Valujet flight 5-9-2.
So far they say there is no evidence of fire in the plane's ENGINES.
They also say oxygen generators suspected of causing Saturday's crash were listed as empty but some may not have been.
Byron Harlan reports from Dade County Florida.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Dade Co., FL; 00
SUPER=01-Robert Francis/National Transporation Safety Bd.; 35
SUPER=01-Greg Feith/National Transportation Safety Bd; 1:00
SUPER=01-Lewis Jordan/ValuJet President;
SUPER=01-Byron Harlan/CBS News 1:26
RUNS=1:33
OUT Q=Dade County, Florida."

((It's heavy lifting day at the crash site. Searchers have spent nearly a week marking where all the big parts are sumerged. Today they hauled them out and told reporters, these are important items.
ROBERT FRANCIS/NTSB: GETTING THE ENGINES...GETTING THE TIRES WERE VERY HIGH PRIORITIES FOR US.
It was tough, risky work, but it went smoothly. The pieces will be decontaminated, taken to a hanger and examined. Now searchers have shifted their focus. They're looking further to the south of the spot where they pulled-out all those heavy items.
FRANCIS: THIS IS SO THAT WE WILL NOT BE INTERFERING WITH THE PRIORITY WHICH IS THE RECOVERY OF THE HUMAN REMAINS.
Another priority is--of course--finding the plane s voice recorder. If they dig it out of the muck, investigators may find-out a whole lot more regarding whether or not there was an explosion and fire before the crash. A lot of speculation regarding the crash centers on the oxygen generators that the plane may not have have been authorized to carry.
GREG FEITH/NTSB: WE WANT TO KNOW WHO ACTUALLY HANDLED EM, WHO PACKED EM, WHO PUT EM ON THE AIRPLANE AND WERE THEY DONE IN ACCORDANCE WITH ALL OF THE REGULATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS TO SHIP HAZARDOUS MATERIAL.
LEWIS JORDAN/VALUJET PRESIDENT: THE RECEIPT SHOWS THE CANISTERS WERE EMPTY.
BYRON HARLAN: BUT THAT'S SOMETHING SEARCHERS ARE NOT THINKING ABOUT TOO MUCH RIGHT NOW. THEY WANT THAT VOICE RECORDER. THEY KNOW IT'S GOT TO BE SOMEWHERE OUT THERE IN THE EVERGLADES. BYRON HARLAN, CBS NEWS, DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA.))

Dole


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=abr
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Dole


Bob Dole was in Chicago today kicking off his full time campaign- after announcing he's retiring from the senate.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Chicago, IL;


Dole says his campaign for the presidency is about telling the truth and doing things that are right.
He says he wants to save the country from Clinton's weakness and stagnation.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16:50:11
IN Q=

((SEN. BOB DOLE/R- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: BILL CLINTON IS THE REAR GUARD OF BIG GOVERNMENT IN THE WELFARE STATE AND WE STAND FOR LESS GOVERNMENT, LOWER TAXES AND FLATTER TAXES. THAT'S THE DIFFERENCE.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Bob Dole/(R) Presidential Candidate;:00-:03 QUICK
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=THAT'S THE DIFFERENCE."
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VO-NAT


Dole will continue his campaign in North Carolina, Florida and California.
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Ritalin


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-27
GRAPHIC=Ritalin


The Roanoke City School Board has approved the expulsion of four students for mis-using Ritalin- a prescription drug used to treat attention deficit disorder.
But school officials say they do not believe abuse of the drug has become a widespread problem in the schools.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Because of laws protecting confidentiality, school officials declined to discuss specifics of the cases, but they say there is no evidence that abuse of Ritalin has become a problem of major proportions.
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SOT 16:35:48
IN Q=The good thing about our kids

((ANNIE HARMAN/EXECUTIVE FOR STUDENT SERVICES: THE GOOD THING ABOUT OUR KIDS IN ROANOKE CITY IS THAT THEY TELL ON EACH OTHER. AND SO IF IT BECOMES A PROBLEM, WE'VE HAD STUDENTS REPORTING ON STUDENTS, BECAUSE THEY ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE HEALTH AND WELFARE OF THE OTHER STUDENTS.))
SUPER=01-Annie Harman/Executive for Student Services;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=of the other students.
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


Officials say school employees have administered Ritalin and other prescription drugs properly, but they are reviewing policies and procedures.
They hope to present their recommendations to the school board within a month.

Indoor-pot


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-32
GRAPHIC=Layman


On the street they called him the "phototron man" for his high-quality locally-grown marijuana.
Today Vic Layman was sentenced to serve almost five years in prison.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Layman admitted he got carried away trying to make money by using his expertise as a plant grower. His original expertise was growing Irises.
SUPER=90-Police Videotape;


But he graduated to marijuana, setting up indoor grow houses with sophisticated lighting devices to "force" the plants into production.
HE said his initial efforts were a "total failure."
Eventually he was SO successful, the government ended up confiscating 300-thousand dollars in cash in addition to a lot of his real estate.
One of Layman's property managers, (MA-jeed Kaush-ghad) Majid Khoshghad, was sentenced today to serve 34 months. Pot grower Bob Christenson got 18 months.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Layman's partner, Joe Bennett Smith actually got a slightly longer sentence: 62 months, compared to 57 months for Layman.

Miller


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#96-34
GRAPHIC=Campaign 96


The Republican candidates for Virginia's Senate seat are taking their battle to the airwaves.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond


The Jim Miller campaign today denounced an ad John Warner is running as "false" and "scurrilous".
The spot attacks Miller's record as the Reagan Administraion budget chief, and says he spent thousands of dollars redecorating his government office.'
Miller's people say their man prepared three budgets and cut the deficit each year.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=He was far and away

((MICHAEL HOROWITZ/FORMER MILLER AIDE: HE WAS FAR AND AWAY THE MOST SUCCESSFUL BUDGET DIRECTOR DURING THE YEARS OF THE REAGAN PRESIDENCY. ))
SUPER=01-Michael Horowitz/Former Miller Aide;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=Reagan presidency.
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VO-NAT


A spokesman for the Warner campaign says they stand by the ad, and that the information it's based on is all public record.
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Tease#2

SOFT MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=none


When News 7 at 11 returns, a Hollins College grad is one of the few survivors of a blizzard that suprises a Mount Everest expedition,
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VO-NAT


And we'll head to the Roanoke Civic Center as singer Vince Gill brings his show to the Star City.
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MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#2


Everest Rescue


ANCHOR=SPR
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Sta
TAPE#96-31
GRAPHIC=NONE


Charlotte Fox is the only American survivor so far, after a failed climbing attempt along the treacherous cliffs of Mount Everest.
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VO-NAT


Fox is a former Valley resident and graduate of Hollins College.
SUPER=03-Mt. Everest:


This was her fifth expedition as a mountain-climber...a feat that came as no surprise to one of her former classmates.
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SOT
IN Q=she was on

((CAROLYN LAMOTTE - FORMER CLASSMATE SHE WAS ON THE LACROSSE TEAM AND SHE WAS ON THE HOCKEY TEAM AND I DON'T KNOW IF SHE DID TENNIS I THINK SHE WAS ON THE TRACK TEAM TOO. SHE WAS ALWAYS RUNNING...ALWAYS HAD FLUSHED CHEEKS BECAUSE SHE WAS ALWAYS DOING SOMETHING)).
SUPER=01-Carolyn Lamotte/Former Classmate
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=always doing something
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VO-NAT


The climbers each paid sixty thousand dollars to tackle the world's highest peak.
They were climbing down the mountain when they ran into blizzard conditions.
Eight people in that expedition died from waist-high snow and seventy-mile-an-hour winds.
It was the worst tragedy on Mount Everest since it was first conquered in 1953.
Fox now lives in Aspen, Colorado where she works as a ski patroller...rescuing OTHERS from treacherous snowstorms.
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Wx-Tape
SUPER=305-73/49/91/1941/34/1973/69/63/81/W-9mph/30.03/f;



S-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-10
GRAPHIC=none


Highlights from the opening night of play in the NCAA Division 3 softball championship.
Plus, we'll show you how Cave Spring won the RVD soccer title tonight, and have news and commentary from Charlotte and Indy.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Switzerland; :00


But first, check this out! Didier Wenger rented a cable car gondola in Switzerland and set the world record in the bungee jump.
He then fell more than 900 feet before the cord sent him back up more than half those 300 meters.
Now the scores
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Sports chyron motion
IN Q=first score
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=...san diego."
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take a break

S-Softball


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-6
GRAPHIC=NCAA SOFTBALL


The NCAA Division Three women's softball championships began last night at the Moyer complex in Salem, with four of the six regional champs stepping on the diamond.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salem/Simpson vs. Ithaca; :00

In the opener, Iowa's Simpson College needed to work an extra inning to beat New York Ithaca Bombers.
In the bottom of the 8th, with a Melissa Tracy on second, Jamie Johnson hits one to short, she juggles the ball and Tracy scores from second to provide the only run of the night as the Storm wins it's first ever game in the national tournament 1-to-nothing.
SUPER=04-Allegheny vs. Wisconsin-Stevens Point;


In the nightcap, Allegheny of Pennsylvania's Laurie Machuga became the first player in Division Three history to record 1000 strikeouts in a career.
The four time All-American led the Gators to a 2-to-1 win over the Pointers.
Machuga now has 1004 K's.
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S-Chapman


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#ST5-20
GRAPHIC=NCAA SOFTBALL


Action in the fourth day tournament really heats up today noon as California's Chapman College,
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VO-NAT Eng#
SUPER=03-Salem; :


the top seed in the tournament plays its first game of the tourney against Simpson.
The defending champion Panthers have a perfect 9 and 0 mark and have outscored their opponents by a combined score of 30 to 3 with seven shutouts.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="first audio

((JANET LLOYD/CHAPMAN HEAD COACH: ))
SUPER=01-Janet Lloyd/Chapman Head Coach;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=...WE CAN."
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VO-NAT (CONT)


Trenton State is the only team in division three to have advanced to the championship all 15 years of the tournament.
The Lions are seeded number two and will also play today.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=First audio

((SALLY MILLER/TRENTON STATE HEAD COACH: ))
SUPER=01-Sally Miller/Trenton State Head Coach; :
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=...BALL GAME."
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S-Soccer


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-8
GRAPHIC=SOCCER


Cave Spring beat Patrick Henry for the Roanoke Valley District soccer championship last night down at Rocky Mount.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Rocky Mount/Knights vs. Patriots; :00


After PH opened the scoring, Cave Spring answered with two straight goals. Adam Maheen get this shot inside to Andy Newton, who heads it in the net with the agressive play and the Knights lead 2-to-1.
But the Patriots would not give up in the second half, Paul Wallace get the direct kick to squeeze its way in the corner of the goal and we're tied at 2.
SUPER=34-Cave Spring/==3/Patrick Henry/==2;


But Cave Spring would prevail as Brain Sharp gets the penalty kick late in regulation and the Knights win it 3-to-2.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="We've got...

((BRUCE MAHAN/CAVE SPRING HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Bruce Mahan/Cave Spring Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=...I'VE EVER SEEN."
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S-Elliott


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-5
GRAPHIC=ELLIOTT


Harry Gant will sub for Bill Elliott in the Winston Select this Saturday night, but as we speculated two weeks ago former Ford driver
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Mooresville, NC; :00


Todd Bodine will take over the ride fulltime once the points races resume next week at the Coca Cola 600.
Bodine last drove Fords on the circuit last season for Butch Mock.
SUPER=03-Concord, NC/ARCA Qualifying;


The ARCA cars owned the Charlotte Motor Speedway last night as Andy Hillenburg went out in the AC Delco Chevrolet and grabbed the early pole position.
Kirk Shelmerdine, woke up in time to qualify 6th
But it was Kelly Denton who went out and set a qualifying record at the track with a lap at 178 point 944 miles an hour.
This is the first time the ARCA division has been at Charlotte since 1964.
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S-Compton


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-32
GRAPHIC=COMPTON


Stacy Compton was supposed to qualify last night for that ARCA event, but instead
SS=charlotte


the former South Boston track champion has been given an invitation to run in Saturday night's Winston Open.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Martinsville/April 21; :00


Compton made his Winston Cup debut back in April in the Goody's 500 and shocked those in attendance by qualifying in the top 10.
His strong showing that weekend, and some encouraging test runs at Charlotte last week have given Compton a boost of confidence and additional sponsorship money.
Compton will have at least seven different sponsors on the car this Saturday night including Lynchburg and Minneapolis based paint giant James T. Davis.
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WIPE TO ENG#


S-Charlotte


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-4
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Concord, NC; :00


Stacy will have to be on the lookout for a brand new looking Remington Thunderbird driven by Morgan Shepherd this weekend.
Remington is now selling camouflaged firearms, but as for the car, Shepherd ses the new paint scheme as a mixed blessing.
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SOT
IN Q="When...

((MORGAN SHEPHERD/DRIVER - REMINGTON FORD:))
SUPER=01-Morgan Shepherd/Remington Ford Driver ; :00
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=...SEE ME AGAIN."
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S-Indy


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-11
GRAPHIC=INDY


Practice for the Memorial Day Indy 500 continued today at the Brickyard as teams continue to work on their setups for second round qualifying this weekend.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN; :00


Scott Harrington has a lot of work to do after this incident today.
Watch him first hit the outside wall, then spin backwards across the grass and hit the wall again - burst into flames and eventually come to a rest.
Amazingly, he was unhurt.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Still to come tonight, highlights from the NBA and NHL playoffs.
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VO-NAT eng#


Plus, Dave Justice may be out for the season because of a shoulder injury.
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S-NHL


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-9
GRAPHIC=STANLEY CUP


The Blues and Red Wings are trying to settle their pressurized seven game series tonight at Joe Louis Arena, with the winner moving on to play the Avalanche and the loser going home.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Detroit, MI/Blues vs. red Wings; :00

An folks no one wants to go home! They've been playing for 80 minutes - 60 in regulation plus a 20 minute overtime and each team has had its chance to put the other one away.
But right now as they wait to start the second OT the score remains nothing to nothing in game seven.
Both the lues Jon Casey and Detroit's Chris Osgood have been outstanding in goal.
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S-NBA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#BB96-3
GRAPHIC=NBA PLAYOFFS

The Utah Jazz are trying to eliminate the San Antonio Spurs and earn a date with the Sonics in the Western conference finals with a win tonight.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salt Lake City, UT/TNT; :00


Utah has dominated so far tonight with the Mailman Karl Malone having much better game then he had in game five.
Malone had 12 at the half as the Jazz led 51-to-38.
Utah has also gotten a big effort from Adam Keefe, and they lead the Spurs 93 to 76 in the fourth.
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S-MLB


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=MIke
TAPE#S6-7
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In basebalL news off the field, Albert Belle has been ordered to get some counseling for his anger problems.
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The Cleveland outfielder was told to do so after throwing a baseball towards a photographer.
If he refuses the league says it will suspend him.
The Indians had no comment on the ruling.
Also, Dave Justice has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Braves with a dislocated right shoulder.
The right fielder could miss the rest of the season if he needs surgery.
A decision on whether or not to operate will be made tomorrow. If not, he'll miss at least four weeks of action.
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Dr-Berra


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Montclair State University recognized the work of Dr. Lawrence Peter Berra today.
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You may know him better as Yogi Berra.
The baseball Hall of Famer received an honorary doctorate in humane letters today at Montclair State University in New Jersey. Besides his many years as one of the game's greatest catchers, Yogi is best known for his interesting way of turning a phrase.
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The 71 year old Berra shared the stage with actor Bruce Willis today.
Willis attended the school in the '70's, but never graduated.

Gill


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Thousands of county music fans filled the Roanoke Civic Center tonight to hear Patty Lovelace and Vince Gill.
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Gill's last two trips to Roanoke have been sellouts.
And that success it not only seen in our area.
In February, he won a grammy for best- male- country- vocal- performance.
And at last year's Country Music Awards, Gill picked up his fifth consecutive best male vocalist award.
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