06:00-01

HEADLINES

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=AM
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#NET
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT


A high speed police chase in Montgomery County ends in a high speed crash.
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And a number of important discoveries yesterday in the Florida Everglades, including possible evidence of a fire on board Valujet Flight 592.

Monty-Chase


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-35
GRAPHIC=Police Chase


A chase with Montgomery County authorities caused an accident last night.
It happened on Coal Hollow Road about 9:30.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./Last Night;


Deputy J- L- Puckett began pursuit when a Ford Feista without license plates drove past his vehicle.
Once he began the chase...the driver attempted to elude the officer.
Minutes later the driver of Feista lost control and went over an embankment.
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SOT
IN Q=He had an accident

((J L PUCKETT/MONTGOMERY CO. SHERIFF'S DEPUTY: HE HAD AN ACCIDENT -WENT OVER THE EMPBANKMENT. AFTER GOING TO THE EMBANKMENT CHECKING ON THE SUBJECT, I REALIZED HE WAS TRAPPED. ))
SUPER=01-J.L. Puckett/Montgomery Co. Sheriff's Deputy;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=he was trapped.
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VO-NAT


The driver was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
No one else was injured in the chase.
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VALUJET


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=plane crash inv


Investigators have found heat-damaged parts of oxygen cannisters inside a tire carried in the cargo hold of Valujet flight 5-92.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dade Co., FL;

4:08:13
They are the latest bits of evidence that fire or explosion may have caused the crash into the everglades earlier this month. 4:14:51
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SOT
IN Q=

(( GREG FEITH/NTSB:WE HAVE FOUND EVIDENCE ...INDICATIVE OF A DISCHARGED CANISTER...DON'T KNOW IF DISCHARGED PRIOR... PLACED ON AIRPLANE. ))
SUPER=01-Greg Feith/National Transportation Safety Bd.;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=PLACED ON AIRPLANE.
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VO-NAT


The national transportation safety board now says more than a hundred oxygen canisters were loaded, without safety caps.
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wipe/wipe/wipe

TWA


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net

wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Diego, CA;


A T-W-A flight from San Diego to St. Louis made am emergency landing at San Diego's Lindberg Field yesterday afternoon, just NINE minutes after take off because of suspected engine troubles.
The plane landed smoothly and was towed to the gate.
None of the 115 people aboard was injured.
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CO-FIRE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=AM
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#NET
GRAPHIC=FOREST FIRE


They're looking for a little relief from Mother Nature today in Colorado.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Buffalo Creek, CO;


That's where a wildfire has scorched nearly ten-thousand acres of forest southwest of Denver.
The fast-moving blaze also forced hundreds of people to evacuate and has destroyed several structures. 4:17:39
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SOT
IN Q=

((WE'VE BUTTONED THE HOUSE ALL UP AND SPREAD WOOD ON LAND IT'S A BIG MESS. ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=A BIG MESS
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VO-NAT


Fire officials say they expect better weather conditions in the form of cooler, moister air and calmer winds.
But one official warns that if the winds kick in, the blaze could spread again.
Federal investigators are hot on the trail of the campers who are believed to have started the wildfire.
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TRACTOR-AX


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=DAL
TAPE# 96-31
GRAPHIC=None


A Roanoke man is in serious condition after he was pinned under a tractor yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


59-year old Billy Franklin Richard was driving a tractor yesterday-- it apparently overturned and landed on top of him on Webster Road in Botetourt County.
Police say Richard was planting grass and backed up too far-- the tractor then rolled over an embankment.
Life Guard 10 airlifted Richard to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
Doctors say he suffered several broken bones.
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1-Sports


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cro
TAPE#=sports cut in
GRAPHIC=none


In sports -- it was a good weekend for the boys of summer in Salem.
Roy Stanley has highlights from yesteday's Avalanche game.
Good Morning, Roy.
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SOT
IN Q=thank you
RUNS=1:37
OUT Q=Orlando Magic.


One-Larry


ANCHOR=Larry
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=ldo
TAPE#M96-5 Safe cracker
GRAPHIC=none



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;



(Roll cue: Just how safe are your valuables?)
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SOT
IN Q=Nat So...
SUPER=12-Wirtz; :00
SUPER=13-Gil Gross/Certified Master Safecracker; :47
RUNS=2:38
OUT Q=three hundred dollars and up.
LIVE=Larry/Full
(Toss to Beth)


DOLE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=dole


Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole wraps up a 48-hour southern swing today by stumping on the Florida suncoast.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bal Harbour, FL;


Yesterday Dole attended a Sunday Church service with his wife Elizabeth.
Later they went to the market to do a little shopping.
The Dole's are expected back in Washington tonight after a fundraising stop in Tampa.
The Dole campaign is trying to raise an extra million dollars by selling assets, including computers, phones and T-V footage-- to the general election campaign.
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Pierce


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# 96-34
GRAPHIC=None


West Virginia white supremacist William Pierce says he does NOT believe his book contributed to the Oklahoma City bombing.
Pierce is a resident of Mill Point in Pocahontas County-- last night he was interviewed on "60 Minutes".
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-60 Minutes;


Pierce is the author of the 19-78 book, "The Turner Diaries."
It describes the destruction of F-B-I headquarters using a truck bomb made in a similar fashion to the Oklahoma City bomb.
The book is about a race war in the United States and the armed overthrow of the federal government.
Some experts believe it inspired the Oklahoma City bombing.
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SOT 19:16:49
IN Q=No I don't, I've

((WILLIAM PIERCE/"THE TURNER DIARIES": NO I DON'T, I'VE SAID THAT OVER AND OVER AGAIN, THAT I DO NOT APPROVE OF THE OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING. IT DOES NOT MAKE SENSE UNDER THE PRESENT CONDITIONS THAT WE HAVE WHEN THEIR IS NO GROUP ACTUALLY CAPABLE OF TAKING ON HE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND DEFEATING IT.))
SUPER=01-William Pierce/"The Turner Diaries";
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=and defeating it.
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VO-NAT


Throughout the book it describes eliminating blacks and jews.
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Meningitis


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Meningitis


A Floyd County High School teacher has a case of meningitis.
The New River Health district will provide those people who have been in close personal contact with preventive anti-biotic treatment.
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VO-NAT


Symptoms of meningitis may include:
--Fever,
--Headache
--Stiff neck & back
--Nausea
--Skin rash
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Meningitis


Any Floyd County High School student or staff member who thinks they may have the infection should report to a physician.

Safe-Boating


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-44
GRAPHIC=NONE


It was a very busy weekend on the water at Smith Mountain Lake.
But many boaters do NOT know the rules of the water ways.
The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries hopes to eliminate this problem.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;


This is National Safe Boating Week.
The department wants boaters to realize that most boating deaths occur when the victim is NOT wearing a life jacket.
And Paul Howell says many senseless accidents happen because people don't know the basics.
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SOT interview tape 11:24:16
IN Q=THE MORE YOU

((PAUL HOWELL/BOATING EDUCATION COORDINATOR: THE MORE YOU CAN LEARN ABOUT YOUR BOAT, THE MORE YOU CAN LEARN ABOUT THE RULES AND REGULATIONS THE SAFER YOU'RE GOING TO BE OUT THERE. A LOT OF IT IS PRACTICING GOOD COMMON SENSE AND COURTESY A FLOAT.))
SUPER=01-Paul Howell/Boating Education Coordinator;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=COURTESY A FLOAT
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VO-NAT


Howell says jet skis are becoming a danger on the lake, and that operators need to realize they're driving a small boat.
The Safety Council offers a free boating safety course.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None


Howell says participants receive a certificate for completing the class which may lower their insurance costs.

Clown-Corp


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-47
GRAPHIC=None


Clowning around is fun work for some young volunteers of the American Red Cross.
Denise Allen has more on the group which creates laughter wherever it goes.
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SOT
IN Q=I can Juggle
SUPER=01-Justin Harris/Red Cross Clown Corps; :04 quick!
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :11
SUPER=01-Thomas Stokes/Clown Corps Coordinator; :20
SUPER=01-Kenny Landgraf/Red Cross Clown Corps; :31
SUPER=@Denise2; 1:08
RUNS=1:23
OUT Q=Denise Allen News 7

((((JUSTIN HARRIS/RED CROSS CLOWN CORPS: I CAN JUGGLE. MY NAME IS BUTTONS. I HAVE A LOT OF BUTTONS. ALL THE KIDS LIKE ME AND STUFF.))
Buttons or Justin as he's known at home is part of the Red Cross Clown Corps.
He and about 60 other children give smiles away to everyone they meet.
They're booked through July and they do their schtick anywhere a laugh is needed. ((THOMAS STOKES/CLOWN CORPS COORDINATOR: THEY HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO ENTERTAIN AT HUNTING HILL COUNTRY CLUB AND THEN ENTERTAIN AT LOW INCOME HOUSING OR THE BATTER WOMEN'S SHELTER TO TALK AS WELL. SO MY KIDS ARE LEARNING ABOUT ALL ASPECTS OF LIFE.)) ((KENNY LANDGRAF/RED CROSS CLOWN CORPS: I JUST WANTED TO HELP OUT PEOPLE THAT WERE LONELY, LIKE GOING TO HOSPITALS AND CHEERING KIDS UP, THAT WERE IN THERE.)) ((WHO WANTS TO TRY TO BE THE CHARACTER WITH ALL THE DISEASES.))
But there's more to the corp than a costume.
These children meet monthly, learning rescue techniques.
It also takes practice to perfect a skit or a magic trick.
Many of the clowns juggle and make animals out of balloons.
But all tricks aside, these children say at times they've been shocked by what they've seen. ((I DIDN'T REALIZE THAT THERE WERE SO MANY PEOPLE OUT THERE THAT DIDN'T HAVE HOMES, WERE BATTERED AND SICK. IT SURPRISED ME A LOT.))
Coordinator Thomas Stokes says his children are young people who make a positive difference in the community.
Buttons says everyone should try making life happier for someone else by sharing a smile.
And a little clown make up doesn't hurt either.
Denise Allen News 7.))

2-scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=nba playoffs


Turning to sports-- Michael Jordan and the rest of the Bulls were to tough for the Shaq and his Magic. For all the scores let's check out the boards.
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SUPER=#C-200;
SUPER=96-Chicago/121/Orlando/=83;
SUPER=103-Colorado/==3/Detroit/==2;
SUPER=91-Texas/==5/Cleveland/==8//Oakland/==2/Boston/=12;
SUPER=91-California/=10/New York/==1//Seattle/==7/Baltimore/==8;
SUPER=91-Milwaukee/==4/Minnesota/==2//Toronto/==3/Kansas City/==2;
SUPER=91-Chicago/=14/Detroit/==3;
SUPER=92-Cincinnati/==5/Atlanta/==9//Florida/==8/Chicago/==7;
SUPER=92-Pittsburgh/==3/Houston/==4//St. Louis/==3/Colorado/=10;
SUPER=92-New York/==0/San Francisco/==1//Philadelphia/==5/Los Angeles/==4;
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out=philadelphia/ LA



Two-Larry


ANCHOR=Larry
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=ldo
TAPE#M96-5 Camera cracking
GRAPHIC=none



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;



(Roll cue: Lets check out a safecrackers tools.)
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SOT
IN Q=I have what they call....
SUPER=12-Wirtz; :00
SUPER=13-Gil Gross/Certified Master Safecracker; :23 (Screen left)
RUNS=1:57
OUT Q=I'm gonna do it with.
LIVE=Larry/Full
(Toss to Melanie & Beth)


2HEADLINES


ANCHOR=Melanie
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WRITER=MEL
TAPE#NET
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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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VO-NAT


Searchers at the ValuJet crash site tested new biohazard suits yesterday.
The special suits will help protect the divers from the hazardous elements in the Florida Everglades as they continue the search for wreckage and body parts.
Federal investigators report searchers have recovered more parts of the plane with evidence of fire or heat damage.
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VO-NAT


Firefighters from four states are hoping for better weather conditions today as they battle a fast-moving blaze in Colorado.
They've contained less than 50 percent of the fire that's scorched nearly 10-thousand acres of forest so far.
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VO-NAT


And a high speed police chase in Montgomery County ends in a high speed crash.
The suspect in the case received minor injuries.
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And that's what's making news on this Monday May 20th.
ANCHOR=Beth
(ad lib)


plane-VALUJET


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=plane crash inv


Investigators on the scene of ValuJet crash 5-92 are using sophisticated ground-mapping radar to help detect critical parts of the crashed jetliner-- like the cockpit voice recorder.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dade Co., FL;


Divers with new biohazard suits will wait until tomorrow to go into the crash crater.
The special suits will help protect the divers from the hazardous elements in the Florida Everglades
Meantime, more evidence has been found indicating that a fire or explosion may have occurred before the D-C Nine crashed.
Heat-damaged pieces of small oxygen canisters have been found embedded in a tire that was carried in the cargo hold of the jetliner. 4:14:51
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SOT
IN Q=

(( GREG FEITH/NTSB:WE HAVE FOUND EVIDENCE ...INDICATIVE OF A DISCHARGED CANISTER...DON'T KNOW IF DISCHARGED PRIOR... PLACED ON AIRPLANE. ))
SUPER=01-Greg Feith/National Transportation Safety Bd.;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=PLACED ON AIRPLANE.
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VO-NAT


The national transportation safety board now says more than a hundred oxygen canisters were loaded, without safety caps.
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wipe/wipe/wipe

ENGINE-TWA


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=AM
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net

wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Diego, CA;


A T-W-A flight from San Diego to St. Louis made am emergency landing at San Diego's Lindberg Field yesterday afternoon, just NINE minutes after take off because of suspected engine troubles.
The plane landed smoothly and was towed to the gate.
None of the 115 people aboard was injured.
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Chase-Monty


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-35
GRAPHIC=Police Chase


One man was injured in a chase with Montgomery County authorities last night.
It happened on Coal Hollow Road about 9:30.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;


Deputy J- L- Puckett began pursuit when a Ford Feista without license plates drove past his vehicle.
Once he began the chase...the driver attempted to elude the officer.
Minutes later the driver of Feista lost control and went over an embankment.
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SOT
IN Q=He had an accident

((J L PUCKETT/MONTGOMERY CO. SHERIFF'S DEPUTY: HE HAD AN ACCIDENT -WENT OVER THE EMPBANKMENT. AFTER GOING TO THE EMBANKMENT CHECKING ON THE SUBJECT, I REALIZED HE WAS TRAPPED. ))
SUPER=01-J.L. Puckett/Montgomery Co. Sheriff's Deputy;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=he was trapped.
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VO-NAT


The driver was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
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FOREST-fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=forest fire


Firefighters have now contained 20-to 30-percent of a forest fire south of Denver.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Buffalo Creek, CO;

4:15;40
The flames scarred almost ten thousand acres in the pike national forest.
Hundreds of people were evacuated yesterday and 12- structures including at least two homes have been destroyed. 4:18:02
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SOT
IN Q=

((THEY BUILT A FIRE LINE AROUND OUR HOUSE, HOPEFULLY THEY CAN SAVE IT. iF IT LOOKS LIKE IT'S COMING THIS WAY THEY'RE GOING TO DO A BURNBACK AWAY FROM OUR HOUSE TO SAVE THE PROPERTY. ))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=TO SAVE THE PROPERTY.
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VO-NAT


Fire officials say they expect better weather conditions in the form of cooler, moister air and calmer winds.
But one official warns that if the winds kick in, the blaze could spread again.
Federal investigators believe the fire was started by campers.
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Heat


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-43
GRAPHIC=Spring Heatwave


Another hot day is forecasted today--
You would have never realized the scorching temperatures by the action on the diamond at the N-C-Double-A Division Three Women's Softball Championship yesterday.
The tournament took place all weekend at the Moyer Sports Complex in Salem, despite the extreme heat.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


As a precaution, each team was limited to playing two games per day.
Players were given a rest in between games and pumped full of water.
But for the spectators the high temperatures took their toll.
Several fans collapsed Saturday.
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SOT
IN Q=what we've been

((NICK HOLMES/ATHLETIC TRAINER: WHAT WE'VE BEEN TELLING THEM IS STAY IN THE SHADE WHEN POSSIBLE. MAKE SURE THEY TAKE IN LOTS OF LIQUIDS. WE HAD A FEW PEOPLE WHO HAD PROBLEMS WE HAD TO TREAT THEM FOR AND THE BEST THING YOU CAN TELL ANYBODY OUT IN THE SUN, EVEN THOSE WHO ARE NOT PARTICIPATING IS TO BE PREPARED FOR THE HEAT.))
SUPER=01-Nick Holmes/Athletic Trainer;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=for the heat
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VO-NAT


Nick Holmes says play it safe and take these precautions during your outside activities.
This is early in the season for such hot temperatures.
The normal high is 77-degrees. But yesterday's temperatures were almost 20-degrees more than the norm.
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3-Sports


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cro
TAPE#=sports cut in
GRAPHIC=none


In other sports, the Orlando Magic, didn't have enough tricks up its sleeve to tame the Bulls. Let's check in with Roy for details.
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SOT
IN Q=Thank you
RUNS=1:33
OUT Q=day everybody.

Birthdays
TALENT=Larry
SS=none
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SOT
IN Q=(nat sot music)
RUNS=2:23
out= back to you.


Three-Larry


ANCHOR=Larry
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=ldo
TAPE#M96-5 Locks
GRAPHIC=none
(ROLL COLD OUT OF BIRTHDAYS)
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SOT
IN Q=Welcome back to...
SUPER=12-Wirtz; :00
SUPER=13-Gil Gross/Certified Master Safecracker; :47
RUNS=2:56
OUT Q=more news 7 mornin.
(TAPE TOSSES TO BUMP)


Kevorkian


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=afr
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=Kevorkian


Doctor Jack Kevorkian went public about his views and his role in assisted suicides.
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VO-NAT


Last night he was the subject of a 60 Minutes interview.
Kevorkian was acquitted Tuesday in his third assisted suicide trial.
He's assisted in a total of 28 suicides and feels it's his duty to continue.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 19:39:21
IN Q=As a medical

((DR. JACK KEVORKIAN: AS A MEDICAL DOCTOR IT IS MY DUTY TO EVALUATE THE SITUATION WITH AS MUCH DATA AS I CAN GATHER, AND AS MUCH EXPERIENCE AND AS MUCH EXPERTISE TO DETERMINE WHETHER OR NOT THE WISH OF THE PATIENT, IF MEDICALLY JUSTIFIED--THE TWO MUST COINCIDE. THE WISH OF THE PATIENT, AND THE MEDICAL JUSTIFICATION.))
SUPER=07-Dr. Jack Kevorkian;
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=The medical Justification.
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VO-NAT


Kevorkian would only agree to an interview if Andy Rooney ask the questions.
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Common-Sense


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=AM
WRITER=LBE
TAPE#COMMON SENSE
GRAPHIC=COMMON SENSE


How about a conservative form of investing your money that usually outperforms traditional methods?
That's this week's edition of Common Sense.
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SOT
IN Q=While putting
SUPER=@Len1; :00
SUPER=01-Tom Dunkenberger/Wheat First Butcher Singer; :10
RUNS=:49
OUT Q=back to the newsdesk.

((

(/////SOT/////)
SOT 05:49:05
IN Q=While putting

((While putting your money in a CD or a savings account is a good conservative way to watch your investments, there are some alternatives.))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=some alternatives.
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SOT 05:33:20
IN Q=One thing

((TOM DUNKENBERGER/WHEAT FIRST BUTCHER SINGER: ONE THING THAT I RECOMMEND TO INVESTORS IS TAKE A LOOK AT A PORTFOLIO OF STOCKS IN THE FORM OF A MUTUAL FUND THAT INVESTS IN COMPANIES THAT PROVIDE A GOOD POTENTIAL FOR INCREASING DIVIDENDS AS WELL AS GROWTH. SO YOUR INCOME STRING IS LIKELY TO CONTINUE TO GO UP OVER TIME AS WELL AS THE BASIC UNDERLYING VALUE OF YOUR STOCKS. THERE'S A LOT OF GROWTH AND INCOME, OR INCOME AND GROWTH TYPE MUTUAL FUNDS OUT THERE THAT HAVE A LARGE PORTION OF HIGH QUALITY DIVIDEND PAYING STOCKS AND THEY LOOK FOR COMPANIES THAT HISTORICALLY PAID DIVIDENDS AND TRADITIONALLY INCREASED THOSE DIVIDENDS OVER TIME.))
RUNS=:36
OUT Q=over time.
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SOT 05:49:44
IN Q=I'm Len Besthoff

((I'm Len Besthoff with this week's edition of Common Sense. Let's send it back to the newsdesk.))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=back to the newsdesk.

))
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


It's important to note, that a good number of mutual funds are NOT insured by the federal government.

Hollins-Graduation


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-30
GRAPHIC=None


More than 220 Hollins College students received their diplomas yesteday, in the 154th commencement at the college.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Yesterday;


This is the last graduation for President Jane Margaret O'Brien.
O'Brien is leaving the school after five years to take a similar position at St. Mary's of Maryland.
She steps down as president June 30th.
Yesterday the selection committee named Janet Rasmussen (RAS-MUSS-sin) as O'Brien's successor..she's leaving her post as vice president for academic affairs at Nebraska Wesleyan University.
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WKID


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 96-28
GRAPHIC=None


If you want to know the scoop at Mount Pleasant Elementary School, there's only one place to turn.
That's the student run television operation W-K-I-D.
Joe Dashiell tunes us in.
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SOT
IN Q=They don't have the audience

(( ))
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Matthew Smith/Mount Pleasant Fifth Grader; :28
SUPER=01-Rehanon Wood/Mount Pleasant Fifth Grader; :45
SUPER=01-Kirsten Carrell/Mount Pleasant Fifth Grader; :52 QUICK
SUPER=01-Julie Thomas/Teacher; 1:00
SUPER=@Joe2; 1:14
RUNS=1:17
OUT Q=JD News 7


((They don't have the audience or the equipment of a commercial television station.
But what the students of Mount Pleasant Elementary School may lack in technical expertise they make up in enthusiasm.
SOT NAT SOUND OF GROUP ANNOUNCING WKID
IN Q=THIS IS

(( ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=WKID.


With the help of teachers and volunteers... MORE NAT SOUND 15:18:26
SOT
IN Q=I want a close-up of that slate

(( ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=can you give it to me.


Forty two fifth graders operate the cameras, conduct the interviews, prepare the graphics, and deliver the news they've gathered in the halls of their school.
SOT 15:30:07
IN Q=We asked people

((MATTHEW SMITH/STUDENT: WE ASKED PEOPLE ABOUT WHAT THEY DID IN THE BLIZZARD OF '96 IF THEY WENT AND PLAYED AND EVERYTHING, SO WE GO AROUND AND COVER EVENTS THAT ARE AROUND THE SCHOOL.))
RUNS=:
OUT Q=around the school.


That's not say it's always been easy. At the start of the school year,
there was a lot to learn. (/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=It was really tough

((REHANNON WOOD: IT WAS REALLY TOUGH, LIKE DON'T DO THIS. DO THIS. DON'T DO THIS. BUT YOU'RE PRETTY COMFORTABLE WITH IT NOW? UH HUH!)) ((KIRSTEN CARRELL: WE'VE GOTTEN PRETTY GOOD AFTER A LOT OF PRACTICE.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=after a lot of practice.


Teachers say the practice HAS paid off. The program is a hit.
And while WKID may never appear in the Nielsen ratings, there is no question about who is number one at Mount Pleasant. NAT SOUND OF THIS IS WKID.
Joe Dashiell News 7))

4-scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=avalanche.


The Salem Avalanche roared this weekend in its series against the Durham Bulls...here's a look at the scoreboard.
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SUPER=#C-200;
SUPER=93-Salem/==5/Durham/==3//Lynchburg/=12/Prince William/=10;
SUPER=91-Texas/==5/Cleveland/==8//Oakland/==2/Boston/=12;
SUPER=91-California/=10/New York/==1//Seattle/==7/Baltimore/==8;
SUPER=91-Milwaukee/==4/Minnesota/==2//Toronto/==3/Kansas City/==2;
SUPER=91-Chicago/=14/Detroit/==3;
SUPER=92-Cincinnati/==5/Atlanta/==9//Florida/==8/Chicago/==7;
SUPER=92-Pittsburgh/==3/Houston/==4//St. Louis/==3/Colorado/=10;
SUPER=92-New York/==0/San Francisco/==1//Philadelphia/==5/Los Angeles/==4;

out=phil/LA RUNS=:40