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We're looking at tornado damage. And coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX: we'll
hear from the National Weather Service on the unusually high number of tornados we've had in Virginia.
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ANCHOR=Keith


And the price tag for necessary repairs to public schools in the Commonwealth is in the BILLIONS. Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, Steffi Pulls out of the Olympics, the Braves win again, the Martinsville Speedway joins forces with the United Way,
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and Michael Irvin is formally sentenced today in Dallas - part of his sentence involves 800 hours of community service.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


A perfectly normal July day weatherwise...lots of sun and increasing humidity. Looks a lot warmer tomorrow.

Funnel-Folo


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#96-51
GRAPHIC=Tornado


It's official.
It WAS a tornado that ripped through parts of Bedford County yesterday leaving extensive property damage in its path.
Double Boxes=Keith and Ron/Microwave


Ron Jones is in Bedford County. He spoke with National Weather Service officials and has this update.
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The storm was first spotted in Stewartsville Monday afternoon.
It ripped through structures and tossed some debris as far as three miles away.
It travelled along an eight to ten mile path and stopped in Bedford City.
A day later residents, city crews and utility workers pitched in to clean up the mess.
National Weather Service meteorologists were on hand to assess the situation.
They say there have been an unusually high number of tornados in Virginia this year.
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((MICHAEL EMLAW/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: ))
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Officials say in Bedford city alone there were 14 homes damaged by the storm.
The National Weather Service personnel say they are gathering data to determine if there were any changes in the atmosphere prior to the storm--that might help them predict future activity.
Live=Ron Full/Microwave
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Boty-Supers


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-48
GRAPHIC=Education


Botetourt County school officials got some "extra credit" this morning.
But they say it's not enough.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


A priority list of school items totaling 500- thousand dollars was submitted to the Board of Supervisors this morning.
The board granted slightly more than HALF that amount.
This comes about two months after the school board's budget proposal was cut by one point four million dollars.
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SOT 9:34:55
IN Q=It's not

((GARLAND JONES/BOTETOURT COUNTY SCHOOLS ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT: IT'S NOT GOING TO BE SATISFACTORY. WE'VE GOT SOME UNMET NEEDS HERE. THE NUMBER OF BUSSES... IN ORDER TO KEEP BUSSES SAFE, BUSSES ON THE ROAD... WE NEED TO REPLACE SIX BUSSES A YEAR AND WE CAN'T DO THAT WITH THIS. ))
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Jones believes funding the school system is not the Board of Supervisor's top priority.
But board members reject that claim... saying there is a strong committment to education in the county.
They point to 21- million dollars in school construction and renovation over the past three years.
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XGR-Schools


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-46
GRAPHIC=Education


A new survey shows one-third of all Virginia classrooms are NOT fit for learning.
Immediate repair and construction costs of between two and eight BILLION dollars "wowed" a high profile state commission today.
It may mean an historic change in the way Virginians pay for school bricks and mortar.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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(( Both Republican George Allen and the Democrats promised a computer in every classroom in last fall's General Assembly campaigns.
A new survey shows that 72- percent of Virginia classrooms aren't modern enough to support a computer.
63- percent of Virginia schools need major renovation or replacement.
Three-thousand-621 trailers make up for classrooms statewide.
The survey was done confidentially to encourage superintendents to report problems parents and school boards may NOT even be aware of.
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((EVEN SO, THE NEW SURVEY SHOWS THAT SUPERINTENDENTS MAY BE UNDER-REPORTING THEIR ACTUAL NEEDS BY 54- PERCENT. THAT'S BECAUSE THE NEEDS ARE SO STAGGERING THEY SAY, THEY'RE AFRAID TO ASK.))
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((DEL. CHIP WOODRUM/D-ROANOKE: WHAT IS REALLY A WISH LIST? AND SOMETHING THAT'S NOT PRACTICAL TO GO AFTER.))
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A somewhat skeptical new commission must come up with solutions.
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((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: THE STATE COULD ACTUALLY ISSUE SOME DEBT OF ITS OWN... BUILD PRISONS.... DIRECT REVENUE SOURCES IN TERMS OF APPROPRIATIONS.))
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Translation: state tax dollars may start going to build schools localities simply can NO longer afford.
sot 10:07:48

((LT. GOVERNOR DON BEYER: SENDING OUR CHILDREN TO SCHOOL SHOULD NOT MEAN PLACING THEM IN HARM'S WAY.))
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A new budget challenge for the 1997 General Assembly.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Tire-Thefts


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-55
GRAPHIC=None


For the last several months, a tire theft ring has eluded authorities in both southside Virginia and North Carolina.
But now, at least one of the alleged bandits is behind bars.
36- year- old John Daniel Moore of Martinsville was arrested over the weekend in Eden, North Carolina.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Riverside Tire Service was one of the first Henry County businesses hit.
Last November, thieves cut a hole through the building-- stealing almost 300- dollars worth of tires.
Six months later they were back, making off with nearly four- thousand dollars' worth of stolen tires.
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TALENT=KEITH
SS=None


Moore is charged with eight counts of burglary and grand larceny in Henry County.

Zoo-choo


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-52
GRAPHIC=Mill Mountain Zoo


The zoo choo is back on track, but it faces a half million dollar lawsuit from a man who was injured on the miniature train two years ago.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/July 15, 1994


The derailment at Mill Mountain Zoo injured 16 people- -most of them children.
Last week- -just in time to beat the 2-year filing deadline- -one of the three adults who was hurt in the accident filed a half million dollar lawsuit.
Edward Kawamura was pinned beneath one of the overturned cars. He had a deep gash on one leg.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at Six-
The area's largest newspaper has changed its approach to covering the news.

Len Besthoff looks at the impact of that decision in his special series Changing Times at the Roanoke Times.
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And these pets were rescued from an unsanitary kennel and taken to the vet.
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((THE ONES THAT ARE LEFT NOW ARE REALLY GETTING TIRED OF BEING COOPED UP IN A PEN. ))
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Now they have clean bills of health, but no place to call home.
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7/16-Roanoke-Times


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-60
GRAPHIC=Changing Times


In part one of Changing Times at the Roanoke Times, we explained how the past few years have been tough on newspapers.
This has brought big changes at papers such as the Roanoke Times.
Some say they HAVEN'T been for the better.
Tonight, Len Besthoff begins exploring those changes.
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((
If you ask subscribers in Wytheville what they think of the Roanoke Times, you might hear this.
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((JOE SALERNO/WYTHEVILLE RESIDENT: THE NAME SAYS IT ALL, IT IS THE ROANOKE TIMES, WE DON'T HAVE A NEWSPAPER THAT BIG IN THIS AREA OF THE STATE AND I DON'T THINK THEY DO A GOOD JOB, AS GOOD A JOB OF COVERING THIS AREA OF THE STATE AS THEY SHOULD.))
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OUT Q=as they should.


Three years ago, longtime beats such as Wythe County, Rockbridge County, and the Alleghany Highlands were excluded from the paper's new "Core Area" of coverage.
The paper's traditional coverage area had 19 counties, now it's six.
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((WENDY ZOMPARELLI/ROANOKE TIMES EDITOR: IT INCLUDES THE NEW RIVER VALLEY. THE COUNTIES OF MONTGOMERY, PULASKI, THE CITY OF RADFORD. IT INCLUDES WHAT WE CONSIDER TO BE THE ROANOKE VALLEY, WHICH IS ROANOKE CITY, ROANOKE COUNTY, VINTON, SALEM, BOTETOURT COUNTY AND THEN WE ALSO INCLUDE PARTS OF BEDFORD AND FRANKLIN IN THAT CORE AREA.))
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The Roanoke Times says this business decision helps cut the cost of news coverage, printing, and distribution.
It notes the Core Area still houses 80- percent of its readers and most of its advertising base.
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((MARK LAYMAN/ROANOKE TIMES EDITOR: I THINK ALL WE'VE SAID WITH OUR CORE AREA PHILOSOPHY IS THAT WE'RE NOT GOING TO BE THE NEWSPAPER OF RECORD IN PLACES LIKE COVINGTON AND LEXINGTON AND MARTINSVILLE AND NORTON THE WAY THAT MAYBE WE HAD BEEN IN SOME YEARS PAST WHEN WE HAD MORE RESOURCES. BUT WE STILL GO IN THOSE AREAS FOR BIG STORIES.))
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The paper says core area communities now get more coverage, and readers have noticed.
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((LARRY MATZ/ROANOKE TIMES SUBSCRIBER: I THINK IT'S A LOT BETTER THAN IT USED TO BE. Q: REALLY? HOW? A: WELL, IT'S GOT MORE STORIES AND EVERYTHING IN IT NOW.))
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OUT Q=in it now.


But for longtime reporters such as Paul Dellinger, who ran the paper's now closed Wytheville bureau, and Doug Pardue, an awarding winning reporter who left in 1993, the new core area is a pullback.
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((PAUL DELLINGER/ROANOKE TIMES REPORTER: I ALWAYS HATE TO GIVE UP A CIRCULATION AREA. YOU KNOW I FELT A LITTLE BIT LIKE GORBACHEV MUST HAVE FELT WHEN THE SOVIET UNION FELL APART. ))
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((DOUG PARDUE/FORMER ROANOKE TIMES REPORTER: AND I THINK IF YOU FALSELY CREATE BOUNDARIES, WHICH TO SOME EXTENT THE ROANOKE TIMES IS DOING, YOU'RE LEAVING OUT AN AWFUL LOT OF PEOPLE.))
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In a short period of time the paper lost a number of frontline journalists such as Pardue.
We'll look at that in part three.
Len Besthoff, News-7.))

Danville-Shooting


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-56
GRAPHIC=Shooting


Police have few leads after a shooting in Danville this afternoon that left two people injured.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Authorities say the victims were apparently unable to identify their attacker.
Police say 40- year old Phyllis Loney (low-knee) of Richmond was shot in the right forearm.
27- year old Robert Holland was also taken to the hospital.
He's been shot in the lower jaw.
The couple reportedly told police when they answered a knock at the door a man and woman entered and someone began shooting.
Police say both injuries were minor.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=None
GRAPHIC=NONE


Another wild day on Wall Street.
The Dow dropped more than 160 points early this afternoon, but closed up nine points, at 54-hundred-59.
NASDAQ lost nearly seven points.
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Rutledge


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Jay Rutledge


Libertarian Jay Rutledge has been notified by the state Board of Elections that his name WILL appear on the ballot in November.
He's running for Congress against Republican incumbent Bob Goodlatte and his Democratic challenger Jeff Grey.
Rutledge got some press when he was thrown out of Roanoke's Festival in the Park.
He sued the city and festival for the right to collect names on his petition. He gathered more than 2-thousand names.. to gain a place on the ballot in the Sixth District Congressional race.

Pulaski-Dogs


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-54
GRAPHIC=None


After 45 days cooped up in cages, eight dogs and two cats in Pulaski County are waiting for room to run.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pulaski;


The animals are among 29 boarded at Tipton Ridge Veterinary Clinic after their rescue from the defunct Solid Rock Kennel in early June.
Nine dogs were put down due to disease and other problems.
The remaining adoptions have proceeded slowly.
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((RANDY VAUGHN/VETERINARIAN: EVEN THOUGH WE EXERCISE THEM THREE TIMES A DAY, IT'S NOT LIKE BEING IN A FENCED- IN YARD OR SOMETHING WHERE THEY CAN GET MORE EXERCISE. SO WE WOULD LIKE FOR THEM TO BE PLACED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ))
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The situation has also taken its toll on Vaughn and his staff, who have worked overtime and lost money caring for the animals.
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((THOSE BILLS BECAME EXTREME BECAUSE A LOT OF THEM HAD INFECTIONS THAT NEEDED TO BE CLEARED UP, WE HAVE SPAYED AND NEUTERED ALL OF THE ANIMALS AT NO CHARGE TO THE POTENTIAL OWNER, THEY ALL HAVE THEIR VACCINATIONS AND THEY'VE BEEN BOARDED FOR 45 DAYS. SO THOSE COSTS ARE QUITE A BIT. ))
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VO-NAT


The former operators of Solid Rock Kennel, Terry Weaver and Annette Jenkins are each charged with 31 counts of cruelty to animals.
Authorities believe they've left the state.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming up tonight in sports, Michale Irvin is formally sentenced in Dallas, the Braves take another game from the Expos, The Commonwealth games golf competition is winding down
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and Steffi Graf is pulling out of the Summer Olympic Games because of a knee injury.
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S-Irvin


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-14
GRAPHIC=COWBOYS


It was sentencing say in Dallas for Cowboys star Michael Irvin.
This morning the all-pro wide receiver
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SUPER=03-Dallas, TX; :00


arrived in court with his daughter in his arms and his lawyers by his side.
He was given four years probation, a $10 thousand dollar fine and ordered to perform 800 hours of community service.
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((MICHAEL IRVIN/COWBOYS RECEIVER:))
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Judge Manny Alvarez told Irvin he also must undergo counseling and drug and alcohol testing within the next 45 days.
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((MICHAEL IRVIN:))
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=cowboys


The Cowboys training camp opens tomorrow.

S-Graf


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ksh
TAPE#S6-13
GRAPHIC=Steffi Graf

The favorite to win the gold in women's tennis is favoring her knee instead.
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French Open and Wimbledon champ Steffi Graf has pulled out of the Olympics due to a chronic kneecap injury.
Graf, who won the gold in '88 and the silver in '92 has been wearing a brace in practice and bandage in matches since Wimbledon.
Doctors have instructed her to take a couple of weeks off.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=olympics


And late this afternoon American Pete Sampras also pulled out of the Summer Games. He has an achilles tendon injury.

S-Braves


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-
GRAPHIC=BRAVES


Already this afternoon the Atlanta Braves have picked up another win and another game on the second place Expos.
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Jave Lopez and Chipper Jones led the Braves back in the eighth and ninth inning with key hits as they beat the Expos 3-to-2 to move nine games up in the East.
SUPER=35-Atlanta/3/Montreal/2;


Atlanta has won five in a row as they now get set for a 17 game road trip while the Olympics invade their home.
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S-Golf


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-11
GRAPHIC=Commonwealth Games


The Commonwealth Games junior golf tournament wrapped up over at Hanging Rock Golf Course today.
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SUPER=03-Salem/This Afternoon; :00


The 69 golfers began second round action of the 36 hole stroke play tourney this morning. With the passing of yesterday's thunder storm, the golfers could focus on beating each other instead of the elements.
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It was also impossible for Meg Davies NOT to win a medal. She was the only girl who entered the Commonwealth Games golf event.
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((MEG DAVIES/GOLD MEDAL WINNER:))
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S-United


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#r-33
GRAPHIC=MARTINSVILLE S'WAY


The Martinsville Speedway has reached out its hand to help the United Way fund raising efforts in the Martinsville and Henry County areas later this Fall.
With the theme "Working together for the Human race" the speedway hopes to help raise $800 thousand bucks for the areas 23 non-profit agencies.
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Darrell Waltrip, the second winningest driver in Martinsville history will serve as guest speaker for a kickoff dinner at the track on September 19th, and his younger brother Michael Waltrip and Citgo Ford crew chief Eddie Wood also have agreed to make a video on behalf of the United Way.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=hold M'VILLE


The track will also host a United Way Day on October 19th complete with a 5K run, carnival games and a NASCAR auction.

S-Camera


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-15
GRAPHIC=new river


Your hometown station continues to make some big plans for the Kroger-WDBJ 250 coming up at the New River Valley Speedway on July 27th.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


This morning station engineers were busy installing three in car cameras into Tony McGuire's Chevrolet.
WDBJ has used seven cameras in each of its first five LIVE telecasts from the track but we will now be able to give the viewer two new looks from inside McGuire's car, plus a rear bumper cam shot.
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S-France


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ksh
TAPE#S6-9
GRAPHIC=Tour de France


In the Tour de France, tour leader Bjarne Riis captures today's stage as french police capture a bomb along tomorrow's leg of the race.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Lourdes-Hautcam; :00


Danish rider Bjarne Riis won the 124-mile stage in a time of 4:56:16, 49 seconds ahead of Frenchmen Richard Virenque. Riis maintains the overall lead for the tenth day in row.
Meanwhile, police detonated a bomb found along Wednesday and Thursday's route in northern Spain.
It was believed to be planted by a group of Basque Separatists. For precautionary measures, race officials have tightened security along the route
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S-Barkley


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-10
GRAPHIC=dream team


The Dream Team continues to tuned up for the Olympics as they practice this week in Orlando.
The players have also had a good time joking and talking about the new big, outlandish contracts in the league.
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((PENNY HARDAWAY & CHARLES BARKLEY:))
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Promo


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=kmc
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GRAPHIC=None


A Republican Presidential candidate will be in the area tonight--
But it's NOT Bob Dole.
Former U-S Ambassador Alan Keyes is helping out a fellow G-O-P candidate in Collinsville.
Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom


Jean Jadhon joins us from the newsroom with more on that story.
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SUPER=@Jean1;


That's right, Keith.
Alan Keyes is scheduled (----------------)
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to speak at a fundraiser for fifth district Congressional hopeful George Landrith.
Landrith's campaign could use the money.
Recent figures show his fundraising lagging behind that of democratic opponent, Virgil Goode.
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Double Boxes=Keith/Jean/Newsroom

accused of fraud tonight on News 7 at 11. We'll have that story plus a verdict in the case of a Bedford pharmacist