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Next on News Seven.
Minor flooding around our region-- we'll check out some of those areas with a live report.
And Republicans Jim Miller and John Warner are in the last leg of their race for the G-O-P nomination.

Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
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In sports, Rain canceled the final round of the Hall of Fame golf tournament a Russian takes the French Open title and The Avalanche moves one game closer to a Stanley Cup title.
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WX-Head
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Flash Flood Watches remain in effect across the Roanoke Valley, as rainfall in excess of EIGHT inches has been recorded this afernoon. We'll look at he doppler radar and the complete forecast coming up.
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As the rain continues to hammer our region some areas are experiencing minor flooding.
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ANCHOR=Ron
SS=News 7 at 6pm


Good evening.
This is News Seven at Six-- I'm Ron Jones.

Flooding


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=dal
TAPE# 96-47
GRAPHIC=Flooding


The rain has been falling for most of the day.
And since the ground was already saturated from recent storms the water has had no where to go.
Double Boxes=Ron and Denise/Microwave


Denise Allen is out in the weather.
Denise what conditions have you seen while you were out and about today?
Ron, some areas have received more than a half a foot of rain.
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Henry County is one such area, but officials there say despite the high totals only about a dozen homeowners have reported water in their houses that's in the Bassett area.
In that county as in Franklin, Roanoke and Patrick Counties there are reports of water and mudslides on secondary roads.
(Rollcue: secondary roads.)
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So at this point we've only had reports of nuisance flooding.
But if the rain continues there could be more serious problems ahead.
The rain pounded furiously at time during the day, quickly covering low lying roads.
In Roanoke several roads had to be close.
Wiley Drive remains closed.
And the police say at this time Schafer Crossing is passable.
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Live=Denise Full/Microwave


Ron, Franklin County officials also report small problems on 2-20 between Boones Mill and Rocky Mount.
Double Boxes=Ron and Denise/Microwave


They say you may experience some problems if your traveling on Route 40 west of Rocky Mount
I guess we'll just have to wait and hear what Patrick has in the forecast for us.

Patrick-Talk


ANCHOR=Ron
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2 shot Ron and Patrick
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Doppler

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ANCHOR=Ron
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TAPE# 96-41
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A Roanoke man has been identified as the second person killed in Friday afternoon's accident on Route 2-20 in Botetourt County.
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Kirk McCall of Hershberger Road was a passenger in a car that collided with a tractor trailer.
McCall was thrown from the car and died at the scene.
38- year- old Edward Tyrone Lee of Roanoke was the driver of the Isuzu Impulse that swerved and collided with the logging truck.
The truck driver, Johnny Douglas Roach, suffered minor injuries.
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PRIMARY


ANCHOR=RON
NEWSCAST=SIX
WRITER=DAL
TAPE# 96-42
GRAPHIC=Republican Party


Republicans Jim Miller and John Warner are in the last leg of their race for the G-O-P nomination for the U- S- Senate.
Tuesday's primary will determine whose name appears on the November ballot.
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VO-NAT
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Incumbent John Warner chose the open primary over a party convention.
The term "open" means all registered voters can have a hand at determining the nominee.
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((DIANE ST. JOHN/ROANOKE CO. REGISTRAR: IT'S CALLED THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY, BUT BECAUSE WE DO NOT REGISTER BY PARTY IN VIRGINIA EVERYONE IS ELIGIBLE TO GO VOTE. 17-YEAR-OLDS CAN GO VOTE AS LONG AS THEY WILL BE 18 BY THE NOVEMBER ELECTION.))
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VO-NAT
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Turnout may be the deciding factor in the June 11th vote.
A light turnout is expected to benefit the challenger Jim Miller.
Analysts say crossover is not usually a factor, but if there is crossover Harry Wilson says it may benefit MILLER.
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((HARRY WILSON/ROANOKE COLLEGE POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPT.: ALL THOUGH REPUBLICAN ACTIVISTS CLAIM IT WOULD BENEFIT WARNER IN REALITY IF THE DEMOCRATS WERE THINKING LOGICALLY THEY'D PROBABLY THINK JIM MILLER IS AN EASIER CANDIDATE TO BEAT IN NOVEMBER THAN JOHN WARNER. AND THEY WOULD CROSSOVER TO ACTUALLY VOTE FOR MILLER.))
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ANCHOR=Ron
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All the regular voting polls will be open on Tuesday.
Diane St. John says primaries are held at the taxpayers expense.
She says Roanoke County will spend nearly 20-thousand dollars on Tuesday's vote.

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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Ron
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Coming up on news-7,
Nostalgia was in the air-- folks returned to their old middle and high school one last time.
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And,
An old theatre in Lynchburg looks shabby now, but one couple wants to change that.
We'll have the story ... so stay tuned.
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BRECKINRIDGE


ANCHOR=RON
NEWSCAST=SIX
WRITER=DAL
TAPE# 96-34
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Breckinridge Middle School or William Fleming High School as it was once known, will never be the same.
After more than a half century-- most of the school will be demolished to make room for progress.
Denise Allen caught up with some graduates visiting the school who walked the halls for the last time.
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(( Francis Sanderson spent nearly 40 years of her life at William Fleming High School--first as a student, then she worked 34 years as the principal's secretary.
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Hundreds of William Fleming survivors reunited to remember the ole days--the days when Breckinridge Middle was William Fleming High school.
The school is more than 60 years old.
Many of the fixtures are original.
For instance, these chalkboards are actually slate painted green.
But after this school year, not much of the old building will remain.
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Bill Ballentine says there's not much memorabilia left from old Fleming High either.
He says when the new high school was built most of the old school's awards were lost.
Out of 300 trophies and plaques only 12 remain.
Ballentine says that's a shame because these graduates are a tight knit community and the school should be remembered.
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Francis Sanderson says she stayed so long because she loved it.
And she, like the hundreds of other graduates, just came to walk the halls one more time.
Denise Allen News 7.))

Explore


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 96-45
GRAPHIC=Explore Park


A Botetourt County landmark, the Mountain Union Church, will soon have a new life at Virginia's Explore Park.
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Built in 18-88, the church was donated to Explore by the Fincastle Presbyterian Church.
It is now being REconstructed on the park's Roanoke County site.
More than one hundred donations, large and small, have helped to pay for the relocation of the building.
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((RUPERT CUTLER/EXPLORE DIRECTOR: IT'S GOING OT BE AVAILABLE YEAR- ROUND BECAUSE IT'S UP HERE ON THE RIDGE NEAR WHERE THE ROANOKE RIVER PARKWAY COMES INTO THE PARK, WHERE THE WELCOME CENTER WILL BE BUILT, WHERE THE BRUGH TAVERN RESTAURANT WILL BE OPEN YEAR- ROUND. SO I CAN SEE IT USED FOR WEDDINGS, WITH RECEPTIONS AT THE TAVERN. I THINK IT'S GOING TO BE ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR, MOST- USED BUILDINGS IN EXPLORE PARK.))
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Because the building is not quite as old as park officials first believed, they decided not to include it in the 1830s Blue Ridge Settlement.
The church sits on a bluff overloooking the homestead.
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ANCHOR=Ron
SS=Explore Park


The church and the ministers' home that will be built nearby will represent the fourth time period depicted at Explore.
The others include a native american village, a frontier fort and settler's cabin-- and the Blue Ridge Settlement.

Academy-Benefit


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
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TAPE# 96-46
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One of Lynchburg's most famous couples is coming to the rescue of the city's-- Academy of Music Theater.
The stage that once was home to Harry Houdini will now benefit from one of the best magicians of the 1990's.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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For 12 years, illusionists Kevin and Cindy Spencer have been dazzling audiences and turning heads with their award- winning, high-tech performances.
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((KEVIN SPENCER/MAGICIAN: IF WE CAN'T HAVE FUN, THEN WHY DO IT? WE THINK THAT TRANSLATES IN THE SHOW PRETTY MUCH, THE AUDIENCE HAS A GOOD TIME, THEY HAVE A LOT OF FUN, WE HAVE A LOT OF FUN.))
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Their act has taken Kevin and Cindy all around the world, onto some of the most famous stages in America.
Now, a run- down theater in their own hometown will benefit from a little Spencer magic.
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((CINDY SPENCER/MAGICIAN: I REMEMBER WALKING UP THE STEPS STANDING IN THE BALCONY AND THINKING I'M NOT IN LYNCHBURG ANY MORE. IT'S JUST SUCH A GEM.))
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Like most others who see it for the first time, the Spencers have fallen in love with Lynchburg's Academy of Music theater.
The 90- year- old building has fallen into severe disrepair, but efforts to restore it are underway.
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((PHYLLIS WITHERS/ACADEMY OF MUSIC CHAIRMAN: WE SEE A MAGNIFICENT BUILDING. WE LOOK AT IT AND IT'S A LITTLE SHABBY RIGHT NOW, BUT IT STILL LOOKS PRETTY GOOD TO US.))
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It will look even better with a couple million dollars' worth of renovations.
Raising the money won't be easy, but the Spencers' benefit performance this month will kick things off nicely.
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((KEVIN SPENCER: SOMEBODY ONCE MADE THE STATEMENT THAT IT WAS GOING TO TAKE MAGIC TO BRING THAT OLD THEATER BACK TO LIFE, AND WE HOPE THIS IS THE BEGINNING OF THAT.))
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Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))
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ANCHOR=Ron


If you want to see the Spencers perform, the show is scheduled for the night of June 28th, at the E.C. Glass High School auditorium.
Again, all proceeds benefit the Academy of Music restoration project.

Business-Review


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
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A Lynchburg company may be on the selling block, and another big expansion for a Pulaski company.
Len Besthoff recaps the week's top economic stories in southwest and central Virginia with the News-7 Business Review.
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campbell radios 96-46
In a controversial decision, Campbell County has chosen Ericsson of Lynchburg to provide its new radio system.
The county's board of supervisors reversed an earlier decision in which awarded the contract to a big Ericsson competitor. FIRST COLONY FILE 94-44
A Lynchburg company with nearly 800 employees may be sold.
First Colony Life Insurance says it's considering a number of alternatives to increase the value of its stock. New industry file 96-40
A British company has made good on its promise to make a 25 million dollar investment in Henry County.
Drake Extrusions opened its carpet and upholstery fiber plant, which should eventually have about 120 people. renfro 96-29
More expansion for the Renfro company in Pulaski.
The addition at the sock plant will create about 200 new jobs by 1997. 96-43 BACOVA
The Alleghany Regional Commerce Center has its first tenant.
This week the Bacova Guild dedicated its new manufacturing facility, where 400 people are making things like doormats, rugs, and personalized mailboxes.
Checking the Dow Jones Industrial Average for the week, it rose about 54 points, closing at 5697.11.
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Soft Music Under
ANCHOR=Ron
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When News 7 continues,
Is there more rain in the forecast?
Patrick will bring us up to date on the weather forecast.
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And,
A BRAND NEW CAR for a local high schooler. And all she had to do was show up at an after prom party.
Stay with us.
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After-Prom


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=kzu
TAPE# 96-44
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A teenager from Appomattox learned today that a drug and alcohol-free party really CAN be fun.
Four students from 34 participating schools won a chance at a car by attending their after prom parties.
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Addrienne Williams was one of 136 high school students who had a chance at a brand new car at Valley View Mall.
The car contest is the final event of the Roanoke Area Youth Substance Abuse Coalition's After Prom season.
William's key fit the lock perfectly and she walked away with a brand new Hyundai donated by First Team Hyundai.
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There have been no alcohol related deaths or injuries on prom night since the late 19-80's when RAYSAC first began after prom parties and this grand finale event.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
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WRITER=Roy
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And coming up, a Russian is the 1996 French Open champion the Colorado Avalanche moves closer to a Stanley Cup Title.
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And rain washed out today's final Round of the 23-rd Roanoke Valley Golf Hall of Fame tournament.
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S-Rain


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Mother Nature wiped out the final round of the 23-rd Roanoke Valley Hall of Fame Golf tournament this morning.
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The heavy morning showers turned the course into literally a great big water hazard.
Several fairways at the Roanoke Country Club, the site of the tournament's final round, were flooded and tournament directors decided to cancel the event.
Its the first time the event has been canceled because of the weather in many years.
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S-Hall


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-5
GRAPHIC=Jake Allison


Defending Champion Jake Allison was declared the winner because the rain canceled today's round at his home course.
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Allison shot a 69 at Countryside on friday and he followed that with a 71 at Ole Monterey Country Club yesterday.
Allison's two round total of 140, two under par was good enough for a two stroke win.
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Adam Harrell and Danny Hopkins tied for second place at 143 while Scott Hunter and Greg Burns shared third place with Mike Stinnette.
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Botetourt is the club champion with 886 Blue Hills is second followed by Hanging Rock, Hunting Hills and Hidden Valley.
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S-Fame


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-6
GRAPHIC=Hall of Fame


Dot Bolling, a four time runner up in the tournament, is the 1996 Women's champion.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday; :


Bolling shot a four over par 76 in the opening round at Ole Monterey for a three shot win over 1984 champion Kathy Hull and Marilyn Bussey.
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Page...
Bolling's Hidden Valley team finishes second four strokes behind Countryside.
Blue Hills was third and Roanoke Country Club fourth.
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S-French


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-8
GRAPHIC=French Open


Russian Yevgeny Kafelnikov picked up his first Grand Slam title today Beating Michael Stich in the finals of the French Open.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Paris, France/NBC SPORTS; :


Kafelnikov and Stich battled from the first serve of the opening set. The Russian kept Stich on the baseline and he saved three break points to win the set 7-6.
Stich had his moments early in the match he would save two break points in the second and he broke Kafelnikove to take a 2 to 1 lead in the third.
Kafelnikov broke back at 4-all in the third set and he took a 4 to nothing lead in the tiebreaker and the Russian would finish the match winning in straight sets 7-6, 7-5, 7-6.
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S-MLB


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-11
GRAPHIC=MLB LOGO


New York Pitcher Jason Isringhausen pitched his first major league shutout this afternoon as the Mets beat the Marlins 3 to nothing.
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SUPER=03-New York, NY/FOX SPORTS; :


The Young fans were at Shea this afternoon enjoying the game.
New York got on the board in the bottom of the third. Butch Huskey takes this pitch over the wall for a solo homer and the Mets jumped out in front 1 to nothing.
The Marlins came up with this big defensive play. New York's Todd Hundley hits this shot to second base and Florida doubles the runner off at first to end the inning.
Isringhausen scattered six hits and SUPER=35-New
York/==3/Florida/==0;struck out 10 for his first win in six starts New York

beats Florida 3 to nothing.
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S-Scores


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


Over in Lynchburg this afternoon, the Hillcats game with Kinston was rained out and because it's the last time the Hillcats will face the Indians before the break it will not be made up.
Now here's a look at today's Major League baseball scores.
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S-Hockey


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-10
GRAPHIC=NHL Logo


The Colorado Avalanche is close to a Stanley Cup Sweep after rallying to beat Florida last night 3 to 2.
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SUPER=03-Miami, FL/FOX SPORTS; :


The Avalanche rallied from a 2 to 1 deficit by scoring twice in the first three minutes of the second period.
The third period was scoreless and the Avalanche takes a three to nothing lead in the finals with game four scheduled for tomorrow night in Miami.
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((PATRICK ROY/AVALANCHE GOALIE: )) ((MARC CRAWFORD/AVALANCHE COACH: ))
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S-NBA


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-14
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The N-B-A championship series resumes tonight in Seattle.
The Sonics are down two games to none after Friday nights four point loss in Chicago.
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((GEORGE KARL/SEATTLE HEAD COACH: )) ((MICHAEL JORDAN/CHICAGO GUARD: ))
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ANCHOR=Roy
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be played in Seattle. Tip off tonight is 7-oclock. Games three, four and five if necessary will