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Up next on News 7-
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A dramatic rescue saves four people in Lynchburg from what emergency crews call "a drowning machine".
A bomb rocks a downtown district in Great Britain, injuring 200 people, and British leaders are pointing the finger at the I-R-A.
And the Roanoke SPCA calls it a success...they got several people to adopt their dogs and cats today.
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News 7 is next.

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A dramatic water rescue along the banks of the James River in Lynchburg.
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ANCHOR=Len
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Good Evening.
This is News 7 at 11.
I'm Len Besthoff, filling in for Ron Jones.

Lynchburg-Ax


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Susan Chaplin and a companion were enjoying a warm sunny afternoon tubing along the James River when the unexpected happened.
They got caught, and nearly drowned, in the current of a hydraulic damn.
Our Lynchburg bureau photographer Ira Quillen was able to capture the dangerous rescue on tape.
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((GEORGE GARLAND/RESCUER: THEY CAME OVER THE BANK AND I WENT OVER TO SEE IF I COULD HELP THEM.))
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George Garland is something of a hero.
The Lynchburg man was fishing when he found a couple riding inner tubes stuck in the current of a turbulent hydraulic dam along the James River.
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((GARLAND: I HEARD EM HOLLERIN I WAS UP THERE FISHING I HEARD EM HOLLERIN.))
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Then Garland and another man decided to go in the river and try to save the couple.
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((It look pretty bad for a while there didn't it? GEORGE GARLAND/RESCUER:WELL I DIDN'T NAME LET HIM GO. YEA AND THEY WAS HUNG, THE TUBE WAS HUNG UP IF WAS TRYING TOW PULL EM BACK UP UNDER. ))
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In the end, Garland and the other man got resuced along with the couple.
Because as Lynchburg Fire Commander Les Puckett will tell you, the churning, powerful current from one of these hydraulic dams can quickly become too much to handle.
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((LES PUCKETT/COMMANDER-LYNCHBURG FIRE DEPT.: THE THING WITH THE HYDRAULIC IS IT JUST KINDA KEEPS YOU AND CHURNS YOU LIKE A WASHING MACHINE. WHAT HAPPENS USUALLY IS THAT THE VICTIM GETS EXHAUSTED AND IS NO LONGER ABLE TO KEEP THEIR HEAD ABOVE WATER THEY DROWN. ))
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This rescue effort was a true example of joint cooperation between neighboring municipalities.
Lynchburg got some big assistance from rescue crews in Monelison.
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((PUCKETT: MONELISON WAS ABLE TO COME UP RIVER FROM THE AMHERST COUNTY SIDE AND HELP US OUT WITH THIS SITUATION, AS YOU SAW.))
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All four people plucked out of the water were taken to Lynchburg General Hospital.
We have no word on their current condition.
But Commander Puckett says after Chaplin was rescued she was suffering from hypothermia and exhaustion.

All-America


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Roanoke has been named one of the top ten all america cities by the National Civic League.
The Mill Mountain Star is being lit red, white, and blue in honor of the occasion.
The award ties Roanoke with Cleveland, Ohio as the city with more All- Amercia designations than any other community in the nation.
It was the fifth for the city.
The All-America City Award Program is the nation's oldest and most renowned community recognition award.

Britain-Explosion


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Another bombing has rocked Britain, and leaders believe the Irish Republican Army is to blame.
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SUPER=03-Manchester, England;


More than 200 people were injured after a van exploded near a shopping center in Manchester.
The blast shattered glass a half-mile away and knocked shoppers off their feet.
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((BOMB VICTIM: POLICE HELICOPTER WAS SAYING EVACUATE THE AREA BUT THERE WAS STILL PEOPLE MILLING ABOUT AND THEN THE BOMB JUST WENT OFF AND MADE A COMPLETE MESS OF EVERYTHING.))
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Telephone warnings came 40 minutes before the explosion.
Police say the caller had an Irish accent.
Odds are this incident shatters any hopes for the I-R-A's political allies to join peace talks in Northern Ireland.
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Russia-Election


ANCHOR=Len
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Russia may be headed back towards communism.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Vladivostock, Russia;


Presidential voting has already begun in the largest country in the world.
Current President Boris Yeltsin is facing a stiff challenge from Communist Leader Gennady Zyuganov (zyoo-GAH'-nawf.)
The question facing voters is clearly defined-- Reforms or retreat?
The communist leader has assured Russian business leaders that he won't confiscate private property.
But he has also promised hard core communists an end to reform and a return to the glory days of the past.
Voting will continue tomorrow.
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Tobacco


ANCHOR=Len
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE# 96-50
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Two Virginia congressmen are coming under fire for taking trips paid for by the tobacco industry.
Both sit on the committee that conducts tobacco hearings in Washington.
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SUPER=03-Bristol/May 11;


Disclosure forms filed yesterday say southwest Virginia congressman Rick Boucher traveled to Colorado for a conference on legislative issues at the expense of the Tobacco Institute, a trade organization.
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And the head of the congressional committee that holds tobacco hearings, Tom Bliley, took trips to North Carolina paid for by the two largest cigarette companies, R-J Reynolds and Philip Morris.
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Boucher was unavailable for comment.
Bliley says he represents 10- thousand tobacco workers in Richmond and it's not surprising he would meet with tobacco officials in North Carolina at their expense.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Len
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Coming up on news-7,
More than eight months after the Million Man March-- a million WOMAN march is held in Southern California.
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And,
A Jazz pioneer is dead at the age of 78.
We will look back at the life and work of Ella Fitzgerald.
But first, let's check in with Kimberly...
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Wx ad lib
Some scattered thunderstorms are rumbling outside-- but the temperatures are staying pretty warm.
Meanwhile, we're going to hang to the sunny, warm weather for the next several days-- as we take a look at today's highs and lows... Roll Lake Levels MUSIC UP FULL
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Fitzgerald


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Some knew her as "the first lady of song."
To others she was simply `"Ella."
Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald has died at the age of 78.
Edie Magnus has more on the woman known for a range that went from deep blues to brilliant, crystal-shattering highs.
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(( NATSOT: Long run of Ella singing "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered)


The First Lady of song.
NATSOT: (Ella singing "House Is Not A Home")


She began her career as a teenager, winning a talent contest at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem and attracting the attention of bandleader Chick Webb, who hired her.
Fitzgerald was more than a band singer...she was able to sing the whole arrangement and imitate in pitch and tone all the instruments in the band.
Thus came the title "the Queen of Scat."
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ELLA: "I JUST TRY TO STICK TO THE STANDARDS...THAT WAY I DON'T GO WRONG.
Her instincts were right.
Her interpretations of pop and jazz, her ability to hit any note, her genuine warmth and joy made her a universal favorite.
For over half a century, she charmed, soothed, delighted, thrilled and amazed her fans.
She sang her heart out.
NAT: (More Ella singing)
Edie Magnus, CBS News, New York.))

Community-Center


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A new community center is more than just a gathering spot for residents of one of Roanoke's oldest communities.
Residents of Northwest have been renovating a building and laying the foundation for the neighborhood's future.
Denise Allen has more.
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((The Million Man March in Washington, DC, may have changed lives.
Lisa Preston says it definitely changed her son's attitude.
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Her 15-year-old son Eugene and other Roanoke men involved in the march say they came home with a renewed sense of unity.
They say they were compelled to share that feeling so they started a group called R-B-C--Rebuilding Black Communities.
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((EUGENE PRESTON/RBC: JUST MAKE THE COMMUNITY A PRODUCTIVE PLACE INSTEAD OF JUST GOING WAY OUT WHEN YOU'VE GOT IT RIGHT HERE.))
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Roanoke Tribune publisher Claudia Whitworth donated this building for a community center.
RBC members say any positive changes that take place in their community have to come from within.
So the group is targeting school- age children in hopes of raising tests scores.
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((TONY REED/RBC: WE PLAN TO OFFER A TUTORIAL PROGRAMS. MALE TO MALE, FEMALE TO FEMALE GROUPS. G-E-D STUDY GROUPS FOR KIDS AND ADULTS AND VARIOUS HEALTH FAIRS.))
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But Eugene Preston says for the program to be successful more young people need to be involved.
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((WITHOUT YOUTH WE HAVE NOTHING. THE OLD GENERATION DON'T KNOW US THAT WELL. YOU NEED AS MANY YOUTH AS POSSIBLE.))
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The Prestons say they hope the RBC helps create a future where neighbors work together to solve common problems.
Denise Allen News 7.)) wipe/wipe/wipe

Million-Woman


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SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;


Today it was the million woman march in Southern, California.
The event took place in Los Angeles and focused on crime, teen pregnancy and other issues affecting families.
Today's march down Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard highlights the three-day rally.
The event is co-sponsored by the Congress of Racial Equality and the Freedom Journal...one of the oldest black publications in Los Angeles.
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River-Festival


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The Lynchburg waterfront had a distinctively historic feel today.
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SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


It was the kickoff of the eleventh annual James River Batteau Festival.
A fleet of shallow draft merchant boats are headed downstream.
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((YOU ALL HAVE FUN-- SEE YOU LYNCHBURG!! ))
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The replica boats will end up 120 miles away just outside of Richmond.
The trip should take eight days, with stops along the way for music and entertainment.
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DOUTHAT-PARK


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An Historic Landmark turned 60 today.
And in Douthat State Park's honor guests celebrated the day with a rock n' roll beach party.
In addition to music, guests also were treated to games and fishing tips.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Alleghany Co./File Tape;


This has been a rebuilding year for the park.
January flooding wiped out hiking trails and damaged low water bridges.
Park officials say they've been working hard to ready the area for the busy season.
They say they concentrated most of their time restoring the highly traveled trails.
Douthat State park is surrounded by the Jefferson and George Washington National Forests.
The park covers nearly 45-hundred acres in Bath and Alleghany counties.
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Soft Music Under
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When News 7 continues,
Was there a baby boom a few years ago?
Virginia College and University officials have been expecting a rise in enrollment, and it just may happen this fall.
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And,
The weather was fine on the streets of Roanoke, but it was raining cats and dogs!
We'll have the story later on in the newscast.
Stay with us.
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VA-Colleges


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Expect longer lines at Virginia's college bookstores next year.
Virginia's colleges and universities are expecting an enrollment boom..
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Yesterday;


With community colleges included, Virginia is expected to welcome 55-hundred-90 additional full-time college students, bringing total statewide enrollment to about 225-thousand in the fall.
All 15 four-year schools expect enrollment increases except Norfolk State University -- which is anticipating a half-percent decline.
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Optical-Cable


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Optical Cable in Roanoke County is not resting on its laurels.
The company's stock is hot, it has landed some big contracts, and it sounds like more good news is on the way.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./File Tape;


The fiber optic cable company has scheduled what it calls a "major announcement" for Monday morning at its headquarters in the Valleypointe Corporate Park.
In attendance will be the company's vice president of sales in the Far East and Pacific area, which has led to speculation that Optical Cable MAY have a new overseas deal in the works.
Optical Cable employs more than a hundred people in our area, and it has expansion plans on the drawing board.
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Interest-Rates


ANCHOR=Len
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TAPE# 96-51
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Banking chains set their prime interest rates according to what the Federal reserve rate is.
And if you are planning to take out a loan, you're probably hoping these rates fall.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; (quick!!!!)


During a visit to Roanoke, First Union's chief economist says he's sticking with his prediction that the prime rate charged by banks will eventually be under eight percent.
But he believes it will take longer than he originally anticipated.
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((DAVID ORR/FIRST UNION ECONOMIST: I STILL DO EXPECT IT TO COME DOWN, BUT THERE'S A PERIOD OF STABILITY HERE BECAUSE THE ECONOMY IS CLEARLY DOING A LITTLE BETTER THAT IT DID AT THE LATTER PART OF LAST YEAR. AND THE INLATION SITUATION HAS SOME PROBLEMS FOR ANOTHER THREE OR FOUR MONTHS AT LEAST. TIL WE SEE HOW THE OIL AND GRAINS AND THINGS ARE GONNA SHAKE OUT.))
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ANCHOR=Len
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Rapid inflation is usually a sign of an overheated economy, and the Federal Reserve often reacts by raising interest rates, to slow down spending.
The Fed lowers interest rates when it wants to jump start the economy and encourage investment.
Right now the prime rate stands at eight- point- two- five- percent.

S-Avalanche


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The Salem Avalanche finished off the first half of the Carolina League season with 2 straight wins...the latest, a 5 to nothing shutout over the Winston-Salem Warthogs.
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We pick it up in the bottom of the 2nd. Blake Barthol connects on this single to bring home Elvis Pena. 1-nothing Avalanche.
Then in the 4th, Will Scalzitti cracks his 4th homer in as many days to give Salem a 2 run lead.
The power surge continued an inning later. John Guidice hooks this delivery just inside the foul pole in left for a two run shot. Salem led 4-zip.
The Avalanche gets a strong SUPER=34-Salem/==5/Winston-Salem/==0;

pitching effort from Jeff Sabhoviak and wins it 5 to nothing.
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S-Yankees


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The Cleveland Indians used three home runs to hold off New york 10 to 3 in the Big Apple this afternoon.
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SUPER=03-New York, NY/FOX SPORTS; :


The Yankees put together a mini rally in the second Gerald Williams hits this floater to right centerfield for a double scoring Jim Leyritz to tie the score at 1.
But the Indians answered in the fourth Manny Ramirez belts this two run homer to deep left field his 15-th of the season and the Indians led 4 to 2.
In the fifth, Albert Belle hits this line drive double down the left field line scoring Julio Franco and the Indians took the 5 to 3 lead.
Carlos Baegra gets all of this SUPER=35-Cleveland/=10/New York/==3;pitch

sending it over the left field wall for a solo homer his seventh and the Indians beat the Yankees 10 to 3.
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S-MLB


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6PM
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Hideo Nomo gave up five hits and one run before leaving with a mild calf sprain and the Dodgers beat the Braves 6 to 2.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/FOX SPORTS; :


Tommy Lasorda a happy man in the dugout today.
And this is one of the reasons why Chipper Jones hits this high fly shortstop Juan Castro makes the running over the head catch Brave runners on first and second went on the pitch and the Dodgers pull off the triple play, their first in 47 years.
Los Angeles got on the board in the top of the third Delino Deshields hits
SUPER=35-Los Angeles/==6/Atlanta/==2;a grounder up the middle by the pitchers

mound two runs score L-A led 2 to nothing and the Dodgers win it 6 to 2.
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S-Astros


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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA/KTVU; :


In San Francisco, Craig Biggio hit home runs in the first two at bats to lead the Houston Astros over the San Francisco Giants.
For that and all of today's scores lets check the boards.
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Sports Tease


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And coming up, The Riverdawgs were at home tonight the Rush holds a tryout camp in Roanoke.
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And Tom Lehman ties a course record and leads after three rounds of the U.S. Open.
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S-Dawgs


ANCHOR=Roy
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WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-13
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The Riverdawgs were going for their second win tonight as they hosted the Lexington Bluegrass Bandits.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Dawgs vs Bandits; :


The Dawgs with the substitute to try and get things going.
In the first half Lexington's Roger Giuseppi boots the floater but Riverdawg goalie Aaron Ewert turns away the shot and the game was scoreless.
Moments later the Riverdawgs worked the offensive end of the field Grayson
SUPER=33-Roanoke/==2/Lexington/==1; Prillaman passes to Ian Spooner but his

shot is turned away by the Bandit goalie. Roanoke scored twice in the second half to win it 2 to 1.
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S-Open


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-8
GRAPHIC=U.S. Open


Tom Lehman had a record tieing day and he's the leader after three rounds of the U.S. Open in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Bloomfield Hills, MI/NBC SPORTS; :


Lehman matched the Oakland Hills course record with a 5 under par 65 today. Lehman's at 208, 2 under par and he has a one shot lead on Steve Jones.
Yesterday's leader Payne Stewart birdied the first two holes but his game fell apart. Stewart finished with a 76 and he's 4 over par for the event.
Ernie Ells was the leader at three under par after 13 holes but he came in with 72 for a total of 211 one over par.
John Daly is at four over par but he came up with the shot of the day this shot that hits the rough and rolls across green into the hole for an eagle. Daly shot 73.
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S-Bucks


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-9
GRAPHIC=NBA LOGO


The N-B-A's Milwaukee Bucks have hired a new head coach.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=04-NBA File Tape; :


Former Boston Celtic coach Chris Ford is the new man for the Bucks. He replaces Mike Dunleavy, who is still the Club's General manager.
Ford coached the Celtics from 1990 to 1995 and compiled a 222 and 118 record. Boston went to the playoffs in four of those five seasons.
The Bucks interviewed several candidates before giving Ford the job.
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S-Rush


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NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
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The Roanoke Rush held its fourth and final tryout camp this morning before the team opens its mini camp in Roanoke next week.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :


About 45 athletes were at Washington park this morning for the camp.
Head coach Duke Strager watched the group go through several drills including running, passing and catching the football.
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((DUKE STRAGER/RUSH HEAD COACH: BASICALLY WHAT WE WANT IS WE JUST WANT TO SEE WHAT KIND OF TALENT WE HAVE. YOU KNOW WE ARE LOOKING FOR RECEIVERS, WE ARE LOOKING FOR EVERYBODY. RUNNING BACKS, QUARTERBACKS, WE ARE JUST GOING TO TRY TO EVALUATE THE TALENT WE'VE GOT OUT HERE. AND BASICALLY YOU CAN DO THAT BY GOING OUT HERE TODAY, RUNNING, CATCHING AND HOPEFULLY WE'LL HAVE ABOUT 30 OR 40 WE CAN INVITE INTO CAMP ))
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The rush will open its mini camp on Monday. Strager has been impressed with the talent he's seen at each tryout camp.
And he has high hopes that this Rush team to be able to challenge for the league championship.
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IN Q="Last year...

((LAST YEAR WE HAD SOME GOOD TALENT, BUT TO COMPETE AND WIN THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP, WE NEED TO HAVE ONE AND TWO DEEP AT EACH POSITION. I THINK WE THE FOLKS WE HAVE COMING BACK AND SOME OF THESE NEW ATHLETES OUT HERE, OUR TALENT LEVEL IS REALLY GOING TO INCREASE, BECAUSE WE'VE GOT BETTER ATHLETES AT EACH POSITION.))
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S-Qualify


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Pocono Logo


The field is set for tomorrow's UAW-GM Teamwork 500 at the Pocono International Raceway.
Geoff Bodine led today's second round of qualifying turning a speed of 168-point-407 for the 26-th starting position.
Dale Jarrett, who suffered a fractured rib and leg in a crash yesterday, qualified 28-th.
For the remainder of the field lets check the boards.
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SUPER=400-26/Geoff Bodine/168.407/27/Morgan Shepherd/28/Dale Jarrett/29/Wally

Dallenbach/30/Ted Musgrave
SUPER=401-31/Bobby Hillin/32/Darrell Waltrip/33/Jeff Green/34/Jeremy

Mayfield/35/Robert Pressley
SUPER=401-36/Randy MacDonald/37/Steve Grissom/38/Kenny Wallace/39/Dave

Marcis/40/Dick Trickle
SUPER=402-41/Kyle Petty/42/Johnny Benson
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Pet-Adoptions


ANCHOR=Len
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-45
GRAPHIC=SPCA


You expect to walk away from Primetime Rentals with a TV, but today shoppers were carrying kittens and puppies.
The appaliance store allowed the Roanoke Valley S-P-C-A to use several locations for outdoor adoptions.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Workers emptied the shelter in hopes of finding homes for many of the dogs and cats left at the S-P-C-A.
But you can't just step up to the table and walk away with a pet.
The adoption counselor interviews prospective pet owners and then new owners have to sign a contract.
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IN Q=they should really

((DIANE FARREN/ROANOKE VALLEY SPCA: THEY SHOULD REALLY KNOW THEY WANT A PET. A PET IS NOT A WEEK COMMITTMENT. YOU'RE LOOKING AT A 15 YEAR COMMITTMENT WITH AN ANIMAL.))
SUPER=01-Diane Farren/Roanoke Valley SPCA;
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VO-NAT


This is one of many outdoor adoptions the S-P-C-A has sponsored this year.
Officials say the shelter is almost always full this time of year.
That's why the organization offers help with spaying and neutering.
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((WHEN YOU DO AN ADOPTION CONTRACT WITH US YOU DO GET A CERTIFICATE OF 20 DOLLARS ALSO AT YOUR LOCAL VETS THEY'LL GIVE YOU 25-PERCENT OFF OF THAT.))
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The S-P-C-A sponsored two outdoor adoptions today.
At this location more than 10 animals were adopted. (----------------)