23:00-01

Ochoa

ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#96-43
GRAPHIC=Juan Ochoa


It was a hung jury in Amherst County tonight.
That after more than six hours of deliberation.
Jurors had been trying to decide whether a Mexican migrant worker acted in self-defense when he killed another man last winter.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Amherst/Yesterday;


27-year-old Juan Jose Ochoa admits he shot Jesus (HAY-SOOS) Mendoza during a confrontation the night of February 19th.
The defense today tried to paint Mendoza as a violent and dangerous man, and Ochoa says he feared for his life.
SUPER=04-February 19;


Prosecutors maintain Ochoa brought a gun to the trailer park that night intending to kill Mendoza.
The victim was shot five times with an AK-47 assault rife.
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Evacuees


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=STa/KHu
TAPE#96-25
GRAPHIC=Tanker Spill


A tanker truck overturned in the median on route 2220 in Franklin County today.
Though no one was injured, Keith Humphry reports a hazardous chemical spilled and several hundred people were evacuated.
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SOT
IN Q=The truck was
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; :00
SUPER=01-1st Sgt Bobby Ratliff/State Police; :11
SUPER=04-October 14; :21
SUPER=01-Harriet Brown/Fork Mountain Resident; :32
SUPER=01-Jesse Goode/Principal; :45
SUPER=01-Jeffrey Parker/Henry Elementary School Student; :58
SUPER=@Keith2; 1:10
RUNS=1:18
OUT Q=Humphry, NEWS 7.


(( The truck was headed from Wilmington, North Carolina to Roanoke, when the driver lost control just north of the Henry County line in FRANKLIN County.
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SOT
IN Q=The safe speed

(( ))
SUPER=
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=too quick.


Dwight Demey was charged with reckless driving.
Just last Fall another chemical tanker truck overturned in almost the same place. It burst into flames.
Residents of the area were evacuated then and again today.
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SOT
IN Q=Well I think

(( ))
SUPER=
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=wrecke////)
SOT
IN Q=I was sorta

(( ))
SUPER=
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=wrecking and all.


The students were picked up by their regular school buses and taken back to the Henry area from Ferrum.
Once Henry Elementary is fully inspected, Sunday's open house will go on as scheduled.
Keith Humphry NEWS 7.)) wipe/wipe/wipe

Traffic


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-27
GRAPHIC=None
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VO-NAT


The two accidents that've occured at this part of 2-20 have prompted V-Dot officials to re-examine the highway to make sure all precautions have been taken to make the road safe.
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SOT 5:07:14
IN Q=On Monday

((DOUG BEATTY/VDOT RESIDENT ENGINEER: ON MONDAY WE'RE GONNA HAVE OUT SURVEY PARTY OUT HERE TO CHECK THE SUPER ELEVATION IN THE CURVE TO MAKE SURE THERE'S NOTHING WRONG THERE. I DON'T ANTICIPATE FINDING ANYTHING. IT'S AN EXTRA MEASURE OF SAFETY . THE OTHER THINGS WE MAY DO IS REPEAT SIGNING AND LOOK AT SEVERAL THINGS.))
SUPER=01-Doug Beatty/VDOT Resident Engineer;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=at several things.
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VO-NAT


V-Dot will also help out the Department of Environmental Quality as clean-up continues over the next couple of days.
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ValuJet


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# Net B
GRAPHIC=Plane Crash Investigation


Though less than ten percent of the crashed ValuJet plane has been
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dade Co., FL;

discovered from the Florida everglades-- investigators say it's a good start, in piecing together what happened.
Here are the items the National Transportation Safety Board has recovered so far.
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SOT 20:03:20
IN Q=It's not

((IT'S NOT FIRE DAMAGE, IT'S SOOT, EVIDENCE OF SMOKE, AND THAT'S WHAT WE'RE GOING TO BE LOOKING AT. ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=looking at.
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VO-NAT


Tomorrow, divers in full-body hazard suits will feel through the murky
water--- searching for the fuselage and other parts of the D-C-Nine.


Meantime, ValuJet has cut it's flight schedule in half as the airline is under extra-close scrutiny from the Federal Aviation Administration.
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SOT 21:05:02
IN Q=It's a horrible

((LEWIS JORDAN/VALUJET: IT'S A HORRIBLE THING, PERHAPS WE GREW TOO FAST, THE MAIN THING FOR US TO DO RIGHT NOW IS TO RUN THE AIRLINE THE RIGHT WAY FOR THE FUTURE. ))
SUPER=01-Lewis Jordan/ValuJet President; :
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=for the future.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=Plane Crash Investigation


Lewis Jordan says the company will rethink its rapid expansion plans, along with everything else it does.

Megan's-Law


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# net-a
GRAPHIC=None


Residents will now be informed when a convicted child molester or rapist moves into their community.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


Those are the terms of "Megan's Law"-- signed today by President Clinton.
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SOT 16:53:36
IN Q=Today American warns

((TODAY AMERICA WARNS IF YOU DARE TO PREY ON OUR CHILDREN, THE LAW WILL FOLLOW YOU WHEREVER YOU GO, STATE TO STATE, TOWN TO TOWN. ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=town to town.
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VO-NAT


The measure drew it's name from a New Jersey girl raped and murdered in 19-94.
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Boorda


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=afr
TAPE# net-c
GRAPHIC=None


A media investigation may have been what led to the suicide of the Navy's top officer.
Admiral Mike Boorda may have been wearing medals from the Vietnam war that he did not earn.
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VO-NAT 13:06:37
SUPER=@File;


Newsweek magazine's Washington Bureau Chief spoke today about hearing the news of Boorda's death.
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SOT 16:45:41
IN Q=I was sick

((EVAN THOMAS/NEWSWEEK: I WAS SICK, I WAS SICK. THERE ARE DIFFERENT LEVELS YOU CAN LOOK AT THIS ON. ON THE ONE HAND, WE WERE DOING A LEGITIMATE STORY, WE GAVE THE NAVY PLENTY OF NOTICE ABOUT WHAT WE WERE DOING, WE WERE GOING BY THE BOOK. BUT A THE END OF THE DAY, A MAN WAS DEAD.))
SUPER=01-Evan Thomas/Newsweek;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=A man was dead.
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VO-NAT


A government source says in a note, Boorda expressed fear of a possible scandal about the medals.
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Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
It's much ado about... well, not much-- at Virginia Tech, as an evacuation for a toxic leak proves uneventful.
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VO-NAT


And a local soldier is laid to rest today after being killed in a helicopter accident.
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Robin in Wx office Roll Lake levels
MUSIC UP FULL

COMM#1



Craig-County


ANCHOR=connie
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 96-34
GRAPHIC=None


A Craig County man is behind bars... accused of child molestation.
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VO-NAT


According to court documents, he's charged with two counts of raping a juvenile... along with other sex crimes.
SUPER=03-Craig Co.;


Sheriff Billy McPherson believes the man and the juvenile were related.
The crimes allegedly took place between 19-93 and 19-95.
McPherson says most of the investigation was handled by the Department of Social Services.
Officials there refused to comment on the case.
SUPER=04-File Tape;


The suspect is being held at the BOTETOURT County jail on 55- thousand dollars bond.
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Roanoke-Stabbing


ANCHOR=connie
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=spr
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Murder


A Roanoke woman has been charged with murder... following a late- night stabbing at a Patterson Avenue home.
40- year- old Thomas Spivey was found face down in the hallway of his house... with a stab wound to his chest.
Soon after he was discovered, police found out Spivey was wanted in New Jersey for parole violation.
41- year- old Joyce Ann Mahadess originally told police that the man fell on a nail... but later she confessed to the crime.

Stacey


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-32
GRAPHIC=Stacey, Britt


Britt Stacey was an outstanding soldier who loved his family and looked out for the troops with whom he served.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


That's how the Vinton native was remembered today as he was buried with full military honors.
The marine corporal died with thirteen others last week when two helicopters collided during a military exercise at Camp Lejeune.
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SOT
IN Q=He took his job seriously

((MASTER SGT. HARRY BLAINE/U.S. MARINE CORPS: HE TOOK HIS JOB SERIOUSLY. HE DID THE BEST HE COULD AT ALL TIMES. HE CARED ABOUT HIS PEOPLE. WHEN HE PICKED UP CORPORAL, I KNEW HE WAS GOING TO BE A GOOD LEADER, BECAUSE HE DID CARE ABOUT HIS PEOPLE.))
SUPER=01-Master Sgt. Harry Blaine/U.S. Marine Corps;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=did care about his people.
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VO-NAT


A 19-89 graduate of William Byrd High School, Britt Stacey had served in the Marines for four years.
He was 26- years- old.
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Tech-Spill


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sch
TAPE# 96-42
GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech


A foaming agent used in cleaning tree roots out of sewers spilled inside a Virginia Tech building today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


The Tech Spill Response team feared the material was Methol Bromide- a hazardous chemical.
To the crew's relief it was a non-toxic substance that can cause some skin irritation.
The mishap spill forced 75-people to temporarily evacuate the Forestry and Wildlife Resources building.
No one was hurt.
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Smart-Highway


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tal
TAPE# 96-35
GRAPHIC=Smart Highway


A group of environmentalists says the highway department's responses to Montgomery County supervisors questions about the smart road are inadequate and biased.
The group is urging supervisors to deny V-DOT's request to condemn conservation land for the project.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


The environmentalists have submitted their own 22-page response, urging supervisors to consider the precedent their decision could set statewide.
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SOT 10:25:29
IN Q=

((RICHARD ROTH/NRV ENVIRONMENTAL COALITION: IT SEEMS TO ME THIS IS REALLY A QUESTION OF JUST FOLLOWING THE LAW, THAT'S ALL THE BOARD HAS TO DO. THEY DON'T HAVE TO VOTE ON WHETHER THEY LIKE SMART ROAD RESEARCH OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT. IT'S JUST A QUESTION OF FOLLOWING THE LAW. ))
SUPER=01-Richard Roth/NRV Environmental Coalition;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q= following the law. (2nd reference)
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


This is the first time a state agency in Virginia has sought to condemn land in a conservation district.
The smart highway would link Blacksburg to I-81 and provide a testbed for intelligent vehicle research.
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Thompson


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Eric Thompson


An independent bid for the fifth district congress seat is now over.
Eric Thompson says the demands of his job have made it impossible to gather the signatures he needs to get his name on the ballot.
He originally planned to run as a Republican, but withdrew from the nominating process in March because of a two- thousand dollar fee the G- O- P was charging.
Thompson says he won't endorse any of the other announced candidates in the 5th district race.

Donnelley


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-38
GRAPHIC=Donnelley


A major building contract is landed by a Roanoke Construction Firm.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./May 1;


J-M Turner has been selected to build the multi- million dollar R-R Donnelley plant.
The book printing facility will be located in the Valley TechPark in Roanoke County.
Construction will begin immediately.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=Donnelley


Donnelley wants to have the plant up and running by next May.
It expects to have 312 employees by 1999.
Another Roanoke company, Hayes, Seay (SAY) Mattern, and Mattern, will work on the design for the building.

SMALL-BUSINESS


ANCHOR=CONNIE
NEWSCAST=11P
WRITER=DAL
TAPE#96-31
GRAPHIC=None


Small businesses account for half of the private sector income.
That's why business leaders say creating a nurturing environment for small companies is important.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Today the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce recognized owners of small businesses that have excelled and those who have helped them.
Honorees say corporate down-sizing has created opportunities for many small business start ups.
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SOT 14:25:33
IN Q=the quality

((HARRY NORRIS/SMALL BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR: THE QUALITY PEOPLE IN THE CORPORATIONS ARE LOOKING TO GET OUT AND GET INTO SMALL BUSINESS TO TAKE ON THAT CLIMATE. I THINK THAT WITH THE HELP OF THE GOVERNMENT WE CAN ALL ACHIEVE A BETTER BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT.))
SUPER=01-Harry Norris/Small Business Person of The Year;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=BETTER BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
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VO-NAT


This is the 10th year the Regional Chamber has hosted the Small Business Awards Luncheon.
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Tease#2

SOFT MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=none


When News 7 at 11 returns,
The man dubbed Doctor Death talks with Andy Rooney about euthanasia,
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VO-NAT


And some police officers demonstrate what may be an effective way to stop high speed chases.
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MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#2


MS-Drug


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# net-d
GRAPHIC=Health Care


A new drug can slow the progression of multiple sclerosis-- but it may be hard to come by.
Avonex won approval by the Food and Drug Administration-- but a competing pharmaceutical company is asking a court to block its introduction, claiming it would violate it's rights to a similar drug.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File; :


One patient group says Avonex is the only drug to slow the progression of the central nervous system inflammatory disease.
Experts say the other drug--Betaseron-- is effective in slowing the rate of flareups, but not the course of the disease.
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Kevorkian


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# net-e
GRAPHIC=Kevorkian


Recently, Dr. Jack Kevorkian granted an interview-- he wanted to talk about assisted suicide-- but only with "60-minutes" commentator Andy Rooney.
Kevorkian was acquitted Tuesday in his third assisted suicide trial--
Here's an excerpt of their interview.
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SOT 20:19:40
IN Q=Now what

((ROONEY: NOW, WHAT ARE YOU SAYING? PLEASE. WHAT ARE THEY DOING IN HOSPITALS? KEVORKIAN: THEY TAKE AWAY THEIR FEEDING AND WATER. WHEN THEY ARE IN A COMA -- AND LET THEM DIE. I MEAN, YOU ARE VALIDATING WHAT THE NAZIS DID IN CONCENTRATION CAMPS. ROONEY: AND WHAT YOUR -- WHAT YOU-- DO NOT APPROVE OF THAT? KEVORKIAN: ABSOLUTELY NOT. THAT'S BRUTAL. THAT IS INHUMAN. WOULD YOU APPROVE OF THAT? WHEN A--WHEN YOU SAY A PERSON SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO DIE -- INJECT THEM QUICKLY AND PAINLESSLY. NOT LET THEM WITHER AWAY AND STARVE TO DEATH, THAT IS INCONCEIVABLE, IT'S UNSPEAKABLE, BUT OUR SUPREME COURT HAS SAID, " THAT'S NICE. IT'S ETHICAL." ))
SUPER=07-Dr. Jack Kevorkian; :05
RUNS=:34
OUT Q=it's ethical.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=None


Andy Rooney's interview will air in it's entirety on 60-minutes, this Sunday evening on W-D-B-J at seven-o'clock.

S-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-4
GRAPHIC=NONE


A death at Indy today, bad news for the Atlanta Braves tonight, the Division 3 softball championships continue in Salem, and the Avalanche blanks the Bulls.
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VO-NAT eng#


Plus, I'll have a complete wrap up of tonight's qualifying at Charlotte for the Winston Select and Winston Open, but first tonight's scores.
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Sports chyron motion
IN Q=FIRST SCORE
RUNS=:35
OUT Q=...LAST SCORE
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TAKE A BREAK

S-Brayton


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


The pole sitter for the upcoming Indianapolis 500 was killed today when he crashed his backup car during a practice session at the Brickyard.
37 year old Scott Brayton
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN; :00


lost control of his car and hit the outside wall extremely hard, flush on the left hand side of his Lola during a practice session.
The accident happened at 1:17 eastern time and Brayton was knocked unconscious in the wreck
Preliminary findings suggest the right rear tire on the car was cut and Brayton Helmet hit the wall upon impact.
Medical officials rushed Brayton to Methodist hospital, but he was pronounced dead at 1:50 eastern time.
Track officials confirmed his death at 5 o'clock.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=hold Indy


Brayton is the 40th driver to die at Indianapolis. He is survived by his wife and two and a half year old daughter.

S-Select


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


The 15 drivers who had already earned invitations into the Winston Select all-star race qualified tonight at Charlotte in that the unique format that makes the driver make three laps and a mandatory pit stop.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Concord, NC/Winston Select Qualifying; :00


Hey Rusty!! That's a mandatory pit stop - slow down!! Ooops too late, he'll start 15th in tomorrow night's race. Dale Earnhardt and his crew had it figured out as they completed their four elements in 114 point 9 seconds in his olympic painted Goodwrench Chevy.
But, the man was Jeff Gordon, who beat the Goodwrench gang by almost a full second to earn the pole position for tomorrow night's big event.
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SOT
IN Q="That's...

((JEFF GORDON/WINSTON SELECT POLE WINNER:))
SUPER=01-Jeff Gordon/Winston Select Pole Winner; :00
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=...OF IT."
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VO-NAT CON'T


Now, here's how the 15 drivers stack up after the tonight's qualifying
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wipe to pinnacle boards

S-Qualify


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=none
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Pinnacle Motion
IN Q=FIRST SCORE
SUPER=400-=1/Jeff Gordon/142.001/=2/Dale Earnhardt/=3/Mark Martin/=4/Dale
Jarrett/=5/Sterling Marlin
SUPER=401-=6/Ward Burton/=7/Terry Labonte/=8/Ricky Rudd/=9/Darrell

Waltrip/10/Kyle Petty
SUPER=401-11/Geoff Bodine/12/Bobby Labonte/13/Ernie Irvan/14/Harry

Gant/15/Rusty Wallace
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=...RUSTY WALLACE
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S-Compton


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


Before the Select qualifying was held 39 cars hit the track in a normal one lap time trial effort trying to earn a spot close to the front for the 50 lap Winston Open.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Concord, NC/Winston Open Qualifying; :00


This was supposed to be STacy Compton's big night under the lights - instead he lost control of his Chevrolet and backed it into the outside wall. He'll have to start next to last tomorrow night if he can get a backup car ready.
Lake Speed in the Spam machine won the pole, here's how the Open field will line up.
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wipe to pinnacle boards.

S-Open


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=none
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pinnacle motion #2
IN Q=first qualifier
SUPER=400-=1/Lake Speed/180.977/=2/Dick Trickle/=3/Brett Bodine/=4/Johnny
Benson/=5/Derrike Cope
SUPER=401-=6/Michael Waltrip/=7/Robby Faggart/=8/Bobby Hillin/=9/Hut

Stricklin/10/Bobby Hamilton
SUPER=401-11/Elton Sawyer/12/John Andretti/13/Kenny Wallace/14/Morgan

Shepherd/15/Jimmy Spencer
SUPER=401-16/Jeremy Mayfield/17/Rick Mast/18/Steve Grissom/19/Mike

Wallace/20/Jeff Burton
SUPER=401-21/Dave Marcis/22/Joe Nemechek/23/Chuck Bown/24/Wally

Dallenbach/25/Ricky Craven
SUPER=401-26/Robert Pressley/27/Ed Berrier/28/Ken Schrader/29/Mike

Skinner/30/Jay Sauter
SUPER=401-31/Greg Sacks/32/Randy MacDonald/33/Ted Musgrave/34/Steve

Seligman/35/Delma Cowart
RUNS=:35
OUT Q=..COWART.
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S-Avalanche


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#CL-96
GRAPHIC=AVALANCHE


The Salem Avalanche returned home for the first of three game weekend set with the first place Durham Bulls.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salem/Bulls vs. Avalanche; :00


Salem came into tonight's game three games behind the Bulls in the South as these folks enjoyed the hot tub.
Elvis Pena would enjoy the entire game as he comes through with the bases loaded and two out in the 5th.
His single up the middle plates Blake Barthol, but Pookie Jones is nailed at the plate. But it's 2-to-0 Salem.
Pena would be Mr. Excitement this evening as whacks this shot to deep center field. The speedster will round second and try to stretch the hit into a triple. He's called out at third, but Salem Manager Bill "Moose" Mcguire was to happy about the call!!
SUPER=34-Salem/==3/Durham/==0;


The was thrilled with pitcher Mike Vavrek, who struck out 8 and tossed a shutout as Salem beats Durham 3-to-nothing.
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S-Justice


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


More bad news for the Braves organization tonight as the big league club found out that
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-MLB; :00


slugger Dave Justice is out for the rest of the season with a dislocated right shoulder.
Justice hurt the shoulder on Wednesday night and he hoped rehab and a month's worth of rest would take care of the problem.
he will undergo surgery in the next couple of days.
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S-Braves


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-10
GRAPHIC=braves

Sometimes one person's loss is another's gain, and with Justice out the Braves called up Jermaine Dye from Richmond.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/Reds vs. Braves; :00


And Dye made major league history by becoming the 71st player ever to hit a homer in his first major league at bat.
dye is also pretty special to folks in southside. By playing tonight he becomes the first former Danville Brave to make it all the way to the big leagues!!
The Braves won the game 8-to-2.
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Sports Tease


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


Still to come tonight, we'll check on the Division Three softball championships in Salem
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VO-NAT eng#


So far the glass cleat is fitting Simpson College's foot pretty well!!
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S-Softball


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-6
GRAPHIC=Softball Logo


The Simpson Storm is the cinderella team of this year's Division Three softball championships that continue this weekend in Salem
Roy Stanley tells us how they upset the defending champs this afternoon.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=First audio
SUPER=03-Salem/Panthers vs Storm; :00
SUPER=@Roy2; :10
SUPER=01-Chrissy Mathews/Hit Two Run Homer; :29
SUPER=34-Simpson/==2/Chapman/==1; :40
SUPER=01-Henry Christowski/Storm Head Coach; :46
RUNS=1:02
OUT Q= ....news 7 sports.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=Hold Logo


In the second game, Trenton State beat Allegheny 1 to nothing.
Trenton and Simpson play for the winner's bracket title at 1 tomorrow.
Tonight, Ithaca and Wisconsin Stevens Point were knocked out of the event.
Allegheny and Chapman advanced in the loser's bracket with wins tonight.
SS=baseball


The NCAA division three baseball tournament will be in Salem next week, and city officials would love to Ferrum in the eight team field.
SS=Ferrum


This afternoon in the south regionals in Fayetteville, North Carolina, the Panthers took their first step toward Salem by coming from 3 runs down to beat Emory University 4-to-3 in 11 innings.
They play Methodist tomorrow morning at 11.

S-Faldo


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-5
GRAPHIC=NEWS 7 SPORTS


And since a number of you no doubt have tess times for this coming weekend on a local course, I thought I'd give you a little motivation before you tee off..
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Thame, UK; :00


Take a look at NIck Faldo on the 171 yard 13th hole in the Benson & Hedges International Gold championships neat Oxford, England.
In absolutely horrible conditions Faldo hits seeing-eye hole in one that jumps in the hole on two bounces.
Had it not gone in the hole it may still be rolling along in the wind.
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Stop-Stick


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#96-41
GRAPHIC=None


State police are now using a new device they say can stop high speed police chases much more safely.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;

96-32
Officers say if a stop stick had been available during a high speed chase from Bedford to Roanoke County last March, this crash may not have happened.
SUPER=03-Salem;


The device can be deployed in thirty seconds and is said to be safer than any other method officers would use to stop a chase.
(/////SOT/////)

10 14 23 00 - 10 14 38 00
SOT
IN Q=The stop stick

((TROOPER DARRELL BOWLING/STATE POLICE: THE STOP STICK IS OFFICER FRIENDLY. IT DOESN'T CAUSE INJURY TO THE OFFICER. OTHER DEVICES ARE SHARP AND CAN CAUSE INJURY AS HE'S PUTTING THEM OUT OR GETTING THEM UP. ))
SUPER=01-Trooper Darrell Bowling/State Police;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=getting them up.
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VO-NAT


The punctured tires will slowly deflate so there are no blow outs.
The stop stick is currently being tested by the Norfolk and Salem State Police divisions.
So far, it has safely stopped one high speed chase in the Norfolk area. (----------------)