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Ahead on News 7 Mornin'--
A Mississippi burning takes out more black churches,
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and the government forces Valujet from the skies.
The low-cost airline has suspended all its flights. wx-head
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And Larry Dowdy is right on target with his reports on some of the world's best archers. They're coming to our area this weekend.
And we're coming right back with News 7 Mornin.'

Smart-Highway


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The Smart Road gets the green light.
Last night the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors condemned conservation land for the high tech road.
Jay Moore has the story.
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After listening to more than 30 people on the Smart Highway issue, the board decided to voted in favor of the resolution four to three.
The question before the board was whether to allow VDOT to build the road through an agriculture and forest district.
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The land in question was 140 acres which stretch through scenic Ellett Valley.
Some opponents says politics played a major roll in the decision.
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VDOT officials say they're glad to have jumped this hurdle and are ready to move ahead
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Altizer says VDOT hopes to have that for the land owners within the next 90 days.
In Christiansburg, Jay Moore, News 7.))

Valujet


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Valujet Airlines has voluntarily grounded its fleet this morning.
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The action comes amid pressure from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Federal inspectors found what they called "serious deficiencies" in Valu-jet maintenance and safety procedures.
The F-A-A launched an intensive inspection of ValuJet following the crash in the Florida Everglades that killed 110.
The cut-rate airline says it hopes to resume flying within 30 days.
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CHURCH-FIRES


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Two churches in northeast Mississippi are the latest to go up in flames in a series of black church fires in the south.
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The fires occured last night in the town of Kossuth (Kuh- SOOTH').
Investigators have been called in to see if the fires were deliberately set.
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Meantime, a church was destroyed by fire yesterday morning in Rocky Point, North Carolina.
Authorities have not yet determined if it is arson, but say the blaze fits the pattern of the other black church burnings.
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Fall


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A Roanoke teenager survived a forty foot fall while rock climbing in Giles County yesterday.
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16-year old Daniel White was one of a dozen hikers taking part in Camp Bethel's Backpacking Week along the Appalachian Trail.
But he strayed from the path and went rock climbing.
White lost his grip and fell.
He was airlifted to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
But White was released last night.. apparently suffering no significant injuries.
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1-Sports


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In sports --
They're still partying in Chicago. Steve Mason takes a look at some post N-B-A finals highlights.
Good morning Steve.
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One-Larry


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Welcome back to News 7 Mornin.' I'm Melanie Moon.
The world's best archers come to the Roanoke Valley this Friday through Sunday for the Archery Shooter's Association Virginia Pro-Am Championship.
This morning, Larry Dowdy introduces us to one of the participants.
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Russian-Politics


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More political posturing in Russia.
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Boris Yeltsin is going all out to win the support of Alexander Lebed -- the third place finisher in Sunday's presidential election.
He's named the former general to head the powerful Security Council.
Yeltsin wants Lebed's support before the July presidential runoff.
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CLINTONS


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Capping eleven months of hearings, the Senate Whitewater Committee releases its final two reports today, one by Republicans the other by Democrats.
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A draft of the Republican report leaked to the news media is laced with strong criticism of First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and her controversial legal work for the failed Madison Guarantee Savings and Loan.
The Democrats are expected to use their report to say that testimony from 159 witnesses turned up no wrongdoing by the President and Mrs. Clinton.
Meantime at the White House, Presidential aide Craig Livingstone, who directed personnel security, has been placed on administrative leave.
The Clinton Administration wants to dampen political fires over the improper collection of more than 400 F-B-I files.
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Nelms


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Delegate Robert Nelms appears ready to plead guilty to indecent exposure charges in Richmond Circuit Court.
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The Richmond Times-Dispatch -- quoting court sources -- reports that Nelms will plead guilty to the misdemeanor charge today.
Nelms was arrested February 15th in a city park.
The Suffolk Republican said he was urinating.
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Mitchell


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Former Carroll County administrator Billy Mitchell is experiencing more legal problems.
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A grand jury yesterday handed up nine more indictments against him.
Special prosecutor Gino Williams says eight of the charges involve Mitchell's handling of funds for a private cemetery.
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The ninth charge concerns a 350-thousand dollar check that was supposed to be used to post bond in an annexation case.
Williams says the money was deposited in another agency's account, to cover money Mitchell allegedly embezzled.

City-Council


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Roanoke City Council has approved a rental inspection program, but not without complaints from some who fear it doesn't go far enough.
Joe Dashiell reports on the new program and the concerns of neighborhood groups.
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((Stung by criticism that the program has been watered down, City Manager Bob Herbert repeatedly defended the rental inspection program as the maximum state law will allow.
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((BOB HERBERT/ROANOKE CITY MANAGER: THERE AREN'T ANY SURPRIZES WHAT'S IN THE FINAL RECOMMENDATION. LET ME ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THERE MAY BE SOME DISAPPOINTMENT, BECAUSE THERE WERE CERTAINLY SOME POWERFUL SUGGESTIONS FROM THE CITIZENS AND TASK FORCE THAT WERE OUTSIDE THE STATE LAW.))
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Under state law, the city can only require inspections when a unit becomes vacant, but the program will offer incentives to landlords to encourage voluntary inspections on a regular basis.
Still representatives of some neighborhoods say they are skeptical that the city is doing everything it can to insure the safety of tenants and improve the quality of rental housing.
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((REV. WAYNE HARRISON/BELMONT BAPTIST CHURCH: AND IT SEEMS TO ME THAT IF YOU HAVE A LAW ON THE BOOKS THAT YOU ON COUNCIL WOULD WANT TO MAKE SURE IT HAS ENOUGH TEETH IN IT.))
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All but one member of city council voted to implement the program.
Mac McCadden objected because it doesn't treat all of the city's neighborhoods equally.
But others insist it's a good start, and they say they won't be bashful about amending it later if they need to.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))

2-scores


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The drought is over for Greg Maddux.
But the drought continues for the San Diego Padres.
Maddux posted his first victory in a month, pitching Atlanta over the Padres 9-to-3.
Let's check out the scoreboards.
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Two-Larry


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Welcome back to News 7 Mornin.' I'm Beth Myer.
Smith Mountain Lake--just outside of Union Hall--will be the sight of a three day archery festival and championship this weekend.
Over 250 of the country's top male and female pro archers will be shooting, along with 14-hundred male and female amateur archers.
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2HEADLINES


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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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Two more black churches in the south go up in flames.
The churches in northeast Mississippi are the latest in a series of blazes at Southern churches.
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The government forces ValuJet from the skies.
The low-cost airline service suspended its flight schedule after a federal inspection found "several serious deficiencies" in the carrier's operations.
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And a high speed chase through the streets of Orange County, California comes to a spectacular end.
It was all captured on live television.
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And that's what's making news on this Tuesday, the 18th of June.
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Highway


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The Smart Road overcomes another pothole.
Last night the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors condemns conservation land for the high tech road.
Jay Moore has the story.
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After listening to more than 30 people on the Smart Highway issue, the board decided to voted in favor of the resolution four to three.
The question before the board was whether to allow VDOT to build the road through an agriculture and forest district.
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The land in question was 140 acres which stretch through scenic Ellett Valley.
Some opponents says politics played a major roll in the decision.
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VDOT officials say they're glad to have jumped this hurdle and are ready to move ahead
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Altizer says VDOT hopes to have that for the land owners within the next 90 days.
In Christiansburg, Jay Moore, News 7.))

GROUNDED


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If you have plans to fly ValuJet anytime soon you'll have to make other plans.
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The low-cost carrier has suspended operations indefinitely at the request of the Federal Aviation Administration.
The F-A-A launched an intensive inspection of ValuJet following the crash in the Florida Everglades.
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((HINSON: THE ACENCIES' 30 DAY INSPECTION FOUND VARIOUS DEFICIENCIES IN VALUJET INCLUDING THE AIRLINE'S FAILURE TO ESTABLISH THE AIRY WORTHINESS OF SOME OF ITS AIRCRAFT SYSTEM, SIDE DEFECIENCEIS IN VALUJET'S MULTIPLE SHORT COMING IN THE QUALITY ASSURANCE OF VALUJET CONTRACTORS AND A LACK OF ENGINEERING CAPABLILITY..))
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Valujet hopes to have its fleet back in the air within 30 days.
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Meanwhile, the F-A-A, is announcing personnel and other organizational changes within the agency today.
The F-A-A came under fire after the Everglades crash for not dealing with earlier ValuJet problems.

FIRES


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Two more southern black churches have been destroyed by fire.
Officials in rural northeast Mississippi say investigators have been called in to see if the blazes were deliberately set.
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The fires occured last night in the town of Kossuth (Kuh- SOOTH').
It's the latest in a string of such fires in the south.
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A church was destroyed by fire yesterday morning in Rocky Point, North Carolina.
Authorities have not yet determined if it is arson, but say the blaze fits the pattern of the other black church burnings.
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KACZYNSKI


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A major step in the Unabomber case could come today.
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An indictment against suspect Ted Kaczynski is expected to be handed up by a federal grand jury in Sacramento, California.
So far Kacszinski is only charged with possession of bomb components.
Federal sources say he will be indicted for two Sacramento bombings that killed a computer store owner in 19-85 and a forestry association president ten years later.
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MOTORCYLE-CHASE


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Another high speed chase was captured on live television yesterday in Southern California.
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A man allegedly assaulted a police officer and then hopped on a motorcycle and led police on a 40 minute chase throughout Orange County.
The chase led police over streets, boulevards and freeways as the rider reached speeds of up to 120 miles per hour.
The chase ended abruptly as the motorcyclist violently broadsided a bus.
Although injured, the rider still struggled with police as they handcuffed him and took him away to the hospital.
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3-Sports


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In sports -- Steve Mason takes a look at some Olympic trials, in addition to major league baseball action.
Good morning Steve.
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Three-Larry


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Road


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The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors has given the smart road the green light.
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The board voted four-to-three last night to allow the state to condemn land for the highway between Blacksburg and Interstate 81.
The five-point-eight-mile highway is billed as one of the first high-tech highways where weather conditions and traffic would be monitored by computer and sensors embedded in the roadway.
Eventually, vehicles could be controlled via computer and sensors.
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Cliff-Fall


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A Roanoke teenager is back home this morning after a POTENTIALLY- fatal fall in Giles County.
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16-year old Daniel White was one of a dozen hikers taking part in Camp Bethel's Backpacking Week along the Appalachian Trail.
But he strayed from the path and went rock climbing.
White lost his grip and fell nearly forty feet.
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((BOBBIE SCOTT/WITNESSED ACCIDENT: THERE WERE A LOT OF HOLES... BUT THEY COULD HAVE BEEN REAL LOOSE AND HE STEPPED ON ONE AND JUST WENT DOWN AND HIT ANOTHER LEDGE AND WENT ALL THE WAY DOWN. SO I KIND OF FLIPPED OUT AND RAN UP HERE YELLING, 'GUYS, HE FELL." ))
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Because of the remote location... emergency crews had a difficult time reaching the scene.
So, initially, hikers along the trail came to White's aid.
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((MICHAEL PAINTER/HIKER: WE WERE SITTING HERE EATING LUNCH AND A GUY CAME RUNNING OUT AND SAID SOMEONE FELL OFF THE ROCKS UP THERE. SO WE PUT OUR PACKS ON AND RAN UP THERE, CRAWLED DOWN AND SAW THAT HE WAS ALRIGHT AND EVERYTHING. WE TOOK SOME WATER DOWN TO HIM. ))
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White was airlifted to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
But he was released last night... apparently suffering no significant injuries.
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Nelms


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Delegate Robert Nelms appears ready to plead guilty to indecent exposure charges in Richmond Circuit Court.
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The Richmond Times-Dispatch -- quoting court sources -- reports that Nelms will plead guilty to the misdemeanor charge today.
Nelms was arrested February 15th in a city park.
The Suffolk Republican said he was urinating.
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Jones-Trial


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Closing arguments will be heard today in the murder case against Danny R. Jones in Lynchburg.
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Jones is accused of shooting to death 24-year old Robert Lewis Allen during a fight on January 21st.
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He told a Lynchburg jury yesterday he acted in self-defense.
Allen's murder was the first of two killings this year outside the Glass House restaurant.
Police have responded to dozens of calls there during the past year and they're looking at ways of curbing the violence.
One option is start a petition to take the night club's liquor license away.
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((CHIEF CHARLES BENNETT/LYNCHBURG POLICE: CLEARLY THE GLASS HOUSE HAS SOME SECURITY, BUT OBVIOUSLY WHAT GOES ON THERE AND WHAT SPILLS OUT INTO THE STREET, IT DOES NOT APPEAR THAT THEY'RE ABLE TO CONTROL ALL OF THE ACTIONS THAT GO ON WITH THE CLIENTS THAT COME IN. AND THAT'S TRUE IN THAT LOCATION AND IT MAY BE TRUE IN OTHER LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE CITY TOO, AND WE'RE GOING TO TAKE EVERY REASONABLE STEP TO ENSURE THAT THE PUBLIC IS PROTECTED.))
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Glass House owners could "not" be reached for comment.
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Prison-Food


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An inmate at the Buckingham Correctional Facility is suing prison officials in federal court.
He contends they are denying him his religious freedom by not letting him eat a special Muslim diet.
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Rahim X says he is a converted Muslim and needs a special diet as outlined by the Nation of Islam.
Prison officials say their policy allows inmates to receive special religious diets if a clergyman is willing to confirm the inmate is sincere.
Rahim has yet to receive an endorsement from a muslim clergyman.
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((EDWARD MORRIS/DEPUTY DIR. DEPT. OF CORRECTIONS: FOR SOME REASON THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS WE HAD HUNDREDS AND HUNDREDS OF INMATES WANTING TO GET ON THESE DIETS AND ONCE THEY'RE ON THEY DON'T FOLLOW THE DIET AND WE HAVE TO REMOVE THEM. SO IT'S BECOME A VERY EXPENSIVE PROPOSITION FOR THE DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE THESE DIETS.))
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Buckingham prison has about 125 inmates that receive special diets.
A federal judge will rule on the matter within the next few days.

Vinton-pigs


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The future isn't looking so bright for three pigs following a ruling by a circuit court judge.
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The pigs were living with a family in Vinton.
But, yesterday a judge ruled that violated a town ordinance.
Town officials said neighbors began to complain about the pigs especially the smell coming from the house.
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((CLAY GOODMAN/VINTON TOWN MANAGER; MOSTLY THEY WERE ADDRESSING THEIR CONCERNS ABOUT THE ANIMALS WANDERING AROUND LOOSE AND THE ANIMALS EXCREMENT AND URINE AND BYPRODUCTS OF THE ANIMALS.))
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Yesterday's ruling overturns an earlier one when a judge decided in favor of the family.
But, after that decision last summer, town officials changed the law and brought the family back to court.
The Saunders say they have no plans to appeal the decision and will put the pigs to sleep.
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4-scores


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Turning now to sports --
Scott Aldred has become unbeatable since being released by Detroit last month.
The lefty posted his third straight win, leading Minnesota over the New

York Yankees 6-to-3.
Let's check out the scoreboards.
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