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Up next on News 7 at eleven-
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The verdict is in for the man accused of killing 12 year old Polly Klaas.
Two military choppers collide killing several people.
A power line proposal hits a huge snag.
And we'll meet the only female deputy on one local sheriff's department.
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ANCHOR=Jean


News 7 is next.

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Good evening.
Two military helicopters collided today leaving at least six dead.
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SUPER=@File;


The Black Hawk choppers like these were running routine demonstrations at Fort Campbell Kentucky when their blades touched, causing the crash.
SUPER=03-San Jose, CA;


A guilty verdict in the Polly Klass case.
Richard Allen Davis was convicted of kidnapping and murder today.
He could face the death penalty for murdering the twelve year old girl.
SUPER=03-Henry Co.;


What's it like to be the only female deputy on the Henry County Sheriff's Department?
We'll tell you her story.
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ANCHOR=Jean


Join us for News 7 at eleven.

Klaas-Verdict


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


It was a story that gripped the nation-
12 year old Polly Klaas abducted from her own home during a slumber party.
Tonight a verdict for the man accused in her murder.
More from Dan Kerman.
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SUPER=01-Mark Klass/Polly's Father; 23
SUPER=01-Dan Kerman/CBS News; 1:11
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((RICHARD ALLEN DAVIS WAS VISIBLY ANGRY AFTER THE JURY'S VERDICT WAS READ THIS AFTERNOON. GUILTY OF FIRST DEGREE MURDER AND FOUR SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES IN THE DEATH OF 12 YEAR OLD POLLY KLAAS. FOR POLLY'S FAMILY, THE VERDICT BRINGS TO AN END A TRAGIC CHAPTER THAT BEGAN MORE THAN 2 AND A HALF YEARS AGO.
MARK KLASS/POLLY'S FATHER: THE SON OF BITCH IS GETTING WHAT HE DESERVES. HE KNOWS HOW WE FEEL ABOUT HIM. WE KNOW HOW HE FEELS ABOUT US.
POLLY WAS ABDUCTED FROM HER PETALUMA CALIFORNIA HOME DURING A SLUMBER PARTY ON OCTOBER FIRST OF 1993. THE SEARCH FOR THE GIRL BEGAN IN THE BAY AREA, BUT WORD OF HER DISAPPEARANCE QUICKLY SPREAD NATIONWIDE...HOPES OF FINDING HER ALIVE WERE DASHED TWO MONTHS AFTER THE KIDNAPPING, WHEN DAVIS CONFESSED TO KILLING HER AND DUMPING HER BODY IN A FIELD NEAR THE TOWN OF CLOVERDALE.
DURING THE TRIAL, DEFENSE ATTORNEYS READILY ADMITTED THAT DAVIS KIDNAPPED AND KILLED THE GIRL.
HOWEVER THEY MAINTAINED DAVIS DID NOT SEXUALLY ASSAULT POLLY AND POINTED TO THE LACK OF PHYSICAL EVIDENCE SUPPORTING THAT CLAIM.
JURORS DID NOT AGREE...AND WENT ALONG WITH THE PROSECUTIONS CLAIM THAT DAVIS DID ATTEMPT A LEWD ACT ON THE GIRL DURING THE MURDER. DAN KERMAN: THAT SETS THE STAGE FOR A SECOND TRIAL TO DETERMINE WHETHER DAVIS SHOULD BE SENTENCED TO DEATH OR TO LIFE IN PRISON ND UP WITHOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE. DAN KERMAN FOR CBS NEWS, SAN FRANCISCO.))

Chopper-Crash


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=abr
TAPE# Net A
GRAPHIC=Chopper Crash


Six people are dead after two military helicopters collided today.
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SUPER=03-Campbell, KY;


Sixteen other were injured, two of them civilians.
The Black Hawk choppers like these were conducting a demonstration at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
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SOT 15:10:17
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((LIKE I SAID, IT HAPPENED SO QUICK, I COULDN'T TELL YOU WHETHER I SAW THIS PARTICULAR AIRCRAFT HIT THAT AIRCRAFT. ONE AIRCRAFT BEGAN TO SPIN. BOTH AIRCRAFTS HIT THE GROUND))
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A pentagon official says the chopper's propellers touched, and the aircrafts plummeted to the ground.
This is the military's second fatal helicopter collision in little more that a month.
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Valujet


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Federal Aviation Administration is changing-
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The move comes after the Valujet crash last month that killed 110 people.
The FAA is beefing up its inspections-
Also today- the F-A-A's top safety chief annnounced he's taking early retirement.
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IN Q=

((FEDERICO PENA/TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY: THE FAA LOOKED ITSELF IN THE MIRROR AND IT FOUND THAT ORGANIZATIONAL AND MANAGEMENT CHANGES WERE NEEDED.))
SUPER=01-Federico Pena/Transportation Secretary;
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The FAA mission has been air safety and promoting commerce since 1958.
Pena wants the mission changed to safety and only safety.
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Manhunt


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#96-34
GRAPHIC=NONE


A minor traffic accident turned into a manhunt tonight in the Willis section of Floyd County.
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SUPER=03-Floyd Co.;


State Police investigating the accident say they tried to arrest a suspect for driving while intoxicated when he escaped custody and fled into some nearby woods.
Six state police units and another six Floyd County Deputies searched for the unidentified man before he was rearrested after allegedly scuffling with Trooper D-J Rose.
No charges have been filed, but are anticipated.
Trooper Rose was not injured.
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Power-Line


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-34
GRAPHIC=APCO Powerline


The latest episode over a controversial power line project ends with its opponents the winners.
Len Besthoff has the story.
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IN Q=American
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.; :09
SUPER=01-Bill Damon/Forest Supervisor; :30
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :47
SUPER=01-Ron Poff/AEP Project Manager; :52
SUPER=@Len2; 1:11
SUPER=01-Ellen Coleman/Power Line Opponent; 1:16 Quick
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(( American Electric Power wants to build a high voltage transmission line from its generation fields in West Virginia to Botetourt County, and about 12 miles of the 115- mile route goes through federal land including the Jefferson National Forest, the New River, and the Appalachian Trail.
For that reason, the U- S Forest Service has to review the lines potential impact and after years of delays, it finally released its findings.
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((BILL DAMON/FOREST SUPERVISOR: BASED ON THE ANALYSIS AND INFORMATION GATHERED TO DATE, WE WOULD NOT ALLOW THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE POWER LINE ACROSS NATIONAL FOREST OR NATIONAL PARK SERVICE LANDS.))
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The Forest Service says AEP's preferred route OR any of its 12 alternatives would have a severe environmental impact.
This decision left AEP shocked, infuriated, and with few options.
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((RON POFF/AEP PROJECT MANAGER: YOU MAY BE ABLE TO SNAKE THROUGH SOME VARIOUS OPENINGS IN THE JEFFERSON NATIONAL FOREST, BUT YOU ABSOLUTELY CANNOT GET HERE WITHOUT CROSSING THE NEW RIVER OR THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL. SO THE ONLY ALTERNATIVE YOU HAVE HERE IS NOT A TRANSMISSION ALTERNATIVE.))
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AEP says the Forest Service is ignoring the area's need for more power.
As you might guess, the findings have the line's opponents overjoyed.
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((ELLEN COLEMAN/POWER LINE OPPONENT: THIS PROJECT IS DEAD, AND WE REALLY NEED APCO TO FACE IT.))
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Before the Forest Service makes a final decision, it will go through a three month public comment period.
Len Besthoff, News-7.))

Jones


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-40
GRAPHIC=Jones


A Lynchburg jury today handed down a five-year prison term to a man convicted of a killing outside the Glass House restaurant.
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29-year old Danny Ricardo Jones argued he acted in self defense when he shot and killed Robert Lewis Allen in January.
But the jury convicted him of voluntary manslaughter and using a firearm in commission of a murder.
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((KIM WHITE/PROSECUTOR: I THINK THE JURY HAD SOME VERY DIFFICULT ISSUES, DIFFICULT FACTS TO DEAL WITH AND I THINK THEY PLUGGED ALL THOSE FACTS INTO THE INSTRUCTIONS AND CAME UP WITH A VERY JUST VERDICT.))
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OUT Q=very just verdict.
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But the victim's family says five years isn't enough.
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IN Q=Where's the justice

((INA ALLEN/VICTIM'S MOTHER: WHERE'S THE JUSTICE AND FAIRNESS IN THAT? TELL ME. THAT'S ALL I CAN SAY. GOD BLESS HIM, I HOPE HE CAN LIVE WITH THAT, BECAUSE A PART OF ME IS GONE FOREVER AND HE STILL LIVES.))
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OUT Q=he still lives.
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Jones remains free on bond until his formal sentencing in August.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
Still to come on News 7 at 11, the U-S Attorney General orders an investigation of the White House,
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and a member of the House of Delegates does an about face as he pleads guilty to indecent exposure.
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Patrick in Wx office Roll Lake levels
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FBI


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


More trouble for the White House.
Attorney General Janet Reno is ordering an investigation into the F-B-I files case.
She wants a complete probe into improper White House orders for background files.
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Last Friday, an F-B-I report concluded more than 400 background summaries were sent to the White House without justification.
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Unabomber


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


The suspected Unabomber is now charged with four attacks.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Theodore Kaczynski was indicted today-
He's charged with two fatal attacks in Sacramento.
Two other charges involve mail bombs allegedly sent from Sacramento.
Officials suspect Kaczynski was involved in at least 16 bombings.
The investigation is continuing.
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L'burg-Schools


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-51
GRAPHIC=Education


Re-districting will NOT take place in the Lynchburg city school system next year or possibly for the next several years.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


School officials worried that potential residential development would force them to redraw the city's high school and middle school attendance zones.
But a committee studying the numbers says the projections are not enough to justify moving students around.
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((CHIP JAMERSON/REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE: IN THIS DECISION WE'RE LOOKING AT NEBULOUS PROJECTIONS AND WE'RE LOOKING AT POSSIBILITIES BUT WE'RE NOT LOOKING AT ANYTHING THAT HAS ANY ABSOLUTE CONCRETE BASIS TO IT.))
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The school board tonight voted to leave the attendance districts alone.
They could revisit the issue if high school populations become too imbalanced.
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School-Lawsuit


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-49
GRAPHIC=Lawsuit


Summer vacation may be a little sweeter for a Henry county teenager.
A judge today reversed the school board's decision to expel 16- year- old Brian Wood.
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SUPER=03-Martinsville/Friday;


Wood was expelled from Bassett High School earlier this year for carrying a pocket knife on a field trip.
His parents sued the school system-- saying expulsion was too extreme for Wood's violating the weapons policy.
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The judge ordered the school board to re- examine the matter.
At this point, Wood can return to school in the Fall.

Turpin


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=RJO
TAPE#96-35
GRAPHIC=turpin, ryan


A Lexington couple is waiting for a ruling on whether their sick child can attend a special education school in Buena Vista.
They say a denial can be devastating.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Buena Vista;


Five year old Ryan Turpin has had five heart operations, a cardiac arrest, and he's been treated for stomach ulcers.
For the past three years Ryan has attended school in Buena Vista.
But school officials say because of cramped conditions, special ed children must attend the new facility in Lexington.
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((DR. NICHOLAS MASCHAL/LEXINGTON SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR: ECONOMICALLY ADVANTAGEOUS FOR US AND FOR BUENA VISTA FOR US TO BRING OUR PROGRAM BACK HERE. IT'S ALSO GOING TO BE ADVANTAGEOUS IN THAT WE CAN OFFER A BETTER INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM WITH MORE ENGAGED LEARNING TIME FOR THE STUDENTS.))
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One of Ryan's doctors wrote school officials stating a change could cause serious and perhaps permanent damage.
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((LISA TURPIN/RYAN'S MOTHER: THEY DIDN'T CARE THAT THE DOCTOR WAS SAYING THAT IT COULD HARM. AND WE WERE TOLD THAT WAS ONE DOCTOR'S OPINION AND THAT WHAT ONE DOCTOR SAID BASICALLY DIDN'T MATTER.))
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VO-NAT


Lexington school officials will make a decision in a couple of weeks.
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Nelms


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-41
GRAPHIC=Robert Nelms


He was immune from prosecution because of his political office in April.
In May, Suffolk Delegate Robert Nelms pleaded NOT guilty.
But finally today, the Republican lawmaker pleaded GUILTY to indecently exposing himself to an undercover police officer in a Richmond park.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
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SUPER=03-Richmond/May 9; :00
SUPER=03-Richmond/Today; :20
SUPER=01-Claire Cardwell/Richmond Prosecutor; :27
SUPER=01-Jim Roberts/Nelms' Attorney; :38
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(( Suffolk Republican Robert Nelms wrote a letter to his constituents in April saying (quote) "I took a leak behind a fence."
But Nelms was NOT charged with urinating in public.
Prosecutors will only say a vice officer observed otherwise, leading them to the indecent exposure charge, commonly used in relation to illicit sexual activity.
Finally in this hearing, Nelms entered a plea of GUILTY -- acknowledging that there was enough evidence to convict him.
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((CLAIRE CARDWELL/RICHMOND PROSECUTOR: OUR OFFICE HAS MADE A COMMITMENT THAT HE WOULD NOT BE TREATED DIFFERENTLY FROM ANYONE ELSE. WHEN ONE PLEADS TO A MISDEMEANOR THERE IS NO REQUIREMENT THERE BE A SUMMARY OF THE EVIDENCE. IT'S NOT NORMALLY DONE ON A PLEA TO A MISDEMEANOR, SO I'M NOT GONNA COMMENT ON WHAT THE EVIDENCE WOULD HAVE BEEN.))
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((JIM ROBERTS/NELMS' ATTORNEY: THIS HAS BEEN A SOURCE OF GREAT STRESS AND GREAT PAIN FOR THE FAMILY. THUS, NEITHER DELEGATE NELMS OR I WILL MAKE ANY FURTHER COMMENT AND THAT'S IT. THANK YOU. Robert are you indeed truly guilty? But you said you were innocent before. We're just wondering why you say guilty now. THAT'S IT.))
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His sentence: 30 days in jail if he commits any other crimes in the next year, a 50- dollar fine, and he's banned from Richmond parks and rec facilities.

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((IN THE PAST, DELEGATE NELMS HAS CHARACTERIZED HIS PROSECUTION AS A WITCH HUNT...HE WOULD NOT SAY IF HE'S RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION NEXT FALL. ELLEN QUALLS NEWS 7, RICHMOND.))
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MUSIC ON TAPE
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=none


When News 7 at 11 returns, a new Southside company celebrates its groundbreaking with a gift to the community,
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and we'll meet Tammy Pickurel. She's Henry County's only female deputy, but she says there's room for a few more.
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Lady-Cop


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-53
GRAPHIC=NONE


Wife, mother, and sheriff's deputy--
Tammy Pickerul is Henry County's only female officer.
And as Kimberly McBroom reports, Pickerul would like to see more women on patrol in Southside Virginia.
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SUPER=03-Henry Co.; :00
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(( Tammy Pickurel says she's treated just like one of the guys-- and that's the way she likes it.
Pickurel has worked the rural, but active Henry County beat for nearly seven years.
As the department's only female deputy, she takes some good- natured ribbing from her male counterparts.
But Pickurel says being a woman in uniform has its advantages.
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((TAMMY PICKUREL/HENRY CO. SHERIFF'S DEPUTY: I COME IN HANDY EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE, YOU KNOW, DEALING WITH OTHER FEMALES, AND SOMETIMES WITH SMALL CHILDREN, I ALSO HAVE A DIFFERENT PROSPECTIVE OR OUTLOOK ON SOME SITUATIONS THAT MIGHT GIVE A DIFFERENT IDEA ON HOW TO HANDLE SOMETHING. ))
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She says southside Virginia is sorely lacking in female officers-- but it takes a certain kind of woman to handle the job.
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((YOU DON'T JUST WALK IN AND SAY, OKAY, I'M PUTTING ON A BROWN UNIFORM-- LET'S GO OUT THERE AND FIGHT CRIME. YOU'VE GOT TO GO TO SCHOOL. THE SCHOOL IS NOT EASY. IT'S PHYSICAL. YOU'VE GOT TO JUST-- YOU'VE JUST GOT TO WANT TO DO IT. ))
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Pickurel's background includes her service as a U.S. Marine.
She was stationed in Quantico during Operation Desert Storm.
Her dedication and courage have earned her the respect of the department's leader.
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SOT 4:23:16

((FRANK CASSELL/HENRY CO. SHERIFF: TAMMY IS FEARLESS. INCIDENTALLY, SHE'S GOTTEN HURT A FEW TIMES WHERE SHE'S REFUSED TO BACK UP AND A LOT OF PEOPLE, MEN AND WOMEN, JUST SIMPLY WON'T DO THAT. THEY'RE NOT CUT OUT FOR IT, BUT TAMMY IS. ))
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((KIMBERLY MCBROOM/NEWS 7: THE SHERIFF SAYS HE'D JUST AS SOON HAVE PICKUREL BACK HIM UP AS ANY MALE DEPUTY ON HIS STAFF-- AND HE SAYS HE'D WELCOME MORE FEMALE OFFICERS JUST LIKE HER. ))
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S-Score


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


Horse shows doings, Petty on the campaign trail, Jordan in the limelight, and the opening night in the Appalachian league,
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SUPER=04-May 31; :00


But first the five game suspensions handed down to Cleveland Indians players Julian Tavarez and Albert Belle were reduced to just 3 today.
The penalties stem from that May 31st game against Milwaukee in which Belle flattened Brewers second baseman Fernando Vina with a forearm to the head and Tavarez later flipped umpire Joe Brinkman.
Now let's check tonight's big league boards. wipe to chyron
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TAKE A BREAK

S-Phillies


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-13
GRAPHIC=APPY LEAGUE


The 1996 Appalachian league season opened last night for the area's two teams as the Martinsville Phillies hosted the Danville Braves at Hooker Field.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Martinsville/Braves vs. Phillies; :00


We pick it up in the top of the fifth with Danville on top 3-to-1 and looking to pad its lead.
Tyronne Pendergrass lays down the punt, pitcher Tim Walton fields the ball but make an errant throw that allows Pendergrass to advance all the way to second.
Three batters later , Jim Schearrer drills a shot past short and plates Pendergrass for a 4-to-1 Danville lead.
SUPER=34-Martinsville/==6/Danville/==4


But the Phillies get 5 runs in their last four at bats to come back for the 6-to-4 win.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=hold appy league

Danville plays its home opener tonight with former GW head basketball coach Harry Johnson throwing out the first pitch.

S-Orioles


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


The only former Danville Brave to make it all the way to the big leagues continues to sparkle.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/Padres vs. Braves; :00


Last night in Atlanta, Jermaine Dye powered the Braves to a 5-to-3 win over the slumping Padres as he hit his fourth homer of the year to lead off the bottom of the third. The opposite field shot made it 1-to-nothing.
He then added an RBI double to give the Braves another run and the 5-to-3
SUPER=35-Atlanta/==5/San Diego/==3;

win as the Padres lose for the 14th time in their last 16 games to fall a game behind the Dodgers in the West.
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S-Jordan


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-10
GRAPHIC=finals


It's been a big day for the world champion Chicago Bulls as Michael Jordan
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Chicago, IL; :00


"His Airness" picked some more hardware for his mantle and more wheels for his garage.
Today the NBA honored Michael with NISSAN Pathfinder for winning MVP honors in the finals for a record fourth time.
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((MICHAEL JORDAN:))
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S-Bulls


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-9
GRAPHIC=NONE
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SUPER=03-Chicago, IL; :00

Michael and the Bulls were honored this afternoon in Grant Park, as thousands of fans turned out to cheer the newly crowned NBA champs.
A team of Dennis Rodman dancers set the stage for the one and only to make his entrance wearing a Cook County sheriff's department shirt, and carrying the championship trophy.
There was provocative Rodman art, and numerous pleas to keep the Bulls in tact so they can go for their fifth title next season.
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((MICHAEL JORDAN/NBA FINALS MVP:))
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S-Petty


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-33
GRAPHIC=petty


Don't be surprised if Richard Petty sightings on the NASCAR Winston Cup circuit are few and far between in the next couple of months.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Siler City, NC; :00


This morning the King of Stock Car Racing launched a 16 county hand shaking, autograph signing blitz to kick off his run for North Carolina's Secretary of State office.
250 Republican supporters were on hand this morning for the breakfast, and Petty says he doesn't care of some came to talk racing and not policy.
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((RICHARD PETTY/N.C. SECRETARY OF STATE CANDIDATE:))
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Sports Tease


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


Still to come tonight, hold on to your horses, Steve Mason
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has an inside look into the luxurious side of the Roanoke Valley horse show, which is celebrating its silver anniversary this week.
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S-Horse


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-14
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Valley Horse Show


The Roanoke Valley Horse Show is in the midst of its 25th anniversary celebration.
And Steve Mason says, a record number of entries and some unique decorating touches are making this silver anniversary a big time for all.
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((Over 200 thousand dollars in prize money and some where in the neighborhood of a thousand riders and horses competing are just two aspects the show that have enabled it to be the longest running sporting event in the Roanoke Valley. ((:)) Feast your eyes on the shows ever growing ambiance. chandeliers hang in stalls to enhance tack rooms. There is even prize money on the line for the top bridles and saddles on display. ((:)) ((:)) ((:))
Roanoke's Lakeland Stables fish pond outside it's stable might offer an advantage, but the competition is all in fun. The horse show runs through this Saturday. Competition begins at 8 am and finishes around 10:30 all week. In Salem, Steve Mason, News 7 sports.))
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S-Ascot


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Now if you really want some high brow horses, you need to he over to England for the annual Royal Ascot races that were founded in 1711 by Queen Anne.
It is an event where it is better to look good than be good.
50 thousand bottles of champagne and 45 hundred pounds of lobster will be consumed this week.
Prince Charles and Phillip are there but no Di or Fergie.
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Dollar-General


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A Halifax County organization that extends a helping hand to at-risk youth got a helping hand of its own, today.
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The Dollar General Corporation broke ground for its 60-million dollar distribution center at the Halifax County- South Boston Industrial Park.
During the ceremony, C-E-O Cal Turner Junior and Gray Construction Company presented the local Mentor and Role Model Program with a check for 10-thousand dollars.
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((GATHA RICHARDSON/MENTOR & ROLE MODEL BD. MEMBER: OH, IT JUST MAKES ME FEEL GREAT, I WAS SO SURPRISED THAT I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT TO DO I THOUGHT I WAS GOING TO FAINT, REALLY. HARVEY DILLARD/MENTOR & ROLE MODEL BOARD PRESIDENT:I WAS JUST COMPLETELY SHOCKED, I HAD NO IDEA BUT WE CERTAINLY APPRECIATE THE GENEROSITY OF DOLLAR GENERAL. ))
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SUPER=01-Harvey Dillard/Mentor & Role Model Board Pres.; :09
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The Dollar General Distribution center will also create 500 new jobs. (----------------)