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Next on News Seven-- a teenager dies after being electrocuted on the banks of the James River in Botetourt County.
And Brendles Stores have finally closed its doors in Virginia.

Sports-Head


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


In sports, Tom Layman wins the British open Rusty Wallace takes the checkered flag at Pocono and Wayne Gretzky is a New York Ranger. WX-Head
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A cool Saturday night followed by a pleasant Sunday afternoon--
Temperatures remain on the mild side-- while clouds and showers return to the forecast.

River-Ax


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-49
GRAPHIC=None


A 15- year- old boy died this morning after being electrocuted in Botetourt County.
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It happened around 10 o'clock.
A group of kids was apparently on a boat on the James River when they went ashore near the James River Limestone Plant.
Officials believe the teenager was electrocuted when he got too close to an electric wire.
Rescue Squad personnel say the teen was from Wisconsin, visiting relatives in the area.
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ANCHOR=Ron
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Authorities believe the voltage was AT LEAST-- four to eight times greater than your normal household levels.

DOA


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# none
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Danville Police are looking into the death of a 23-year-old man.
Pierre (pea-AIR) Lamont Pritchett of Danville was found dead in the front seat of a car around 11-45 last night.
The death was apparently related to a vehicle accident.
The car was found resting against a fence at the Market Garden Field-- in the 500 block of Henry Street.
Police say Pritchett suffered head injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
They are now waiting for autopsy results.

Gingrich-Landrith


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE# 96-
GRAPHIC=Gingrich, Newt


House Speaker Newt Gingrich was in Danville last night.
SS=George Landrith


He was at a fundraiser to support George Landrith-- who is running for the Fifth District Congressional seat.
Teresa Hamilton was there and has this report.
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(( At 25- dollars a plate this event raised a considerable amount of money for Republican George Landrith.
In the neighborhood of ten thousand dollars. 11:01:28:21
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((LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, IT IS INDEED A PRIVILEGE FOR ME TO INTRODUCE TO YOU, THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, THE GENTLEMAN FROM GEORGE, NEWT GINGRICH. ))
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Gingrich spoke for close to an hour-- focusing on family values and calling for a change on Capital Hill.
He indicated Virginia's Republican delegation is just as eager to have Landrith become part of the team.
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((NEWT GINGRICH/R-HOUSE SPEAKER:THEY THINK SO HIGHLY OF GEORGE, THEY'RE WILLING TO ALL, PREPARED TO STEP ASIDE AND OFFER HIM A CHANCE TO BE ON THE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE, SO THAT TELLS YOU FIRST OF ALL, TELL YOU THIS IS A GUY WHO HAS REAL LEADERSHIP POTENTIAL FOR THE WHOLE COUNTRY. ))
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Landrith also addressed the crowd-- and like Gingrich, concentrated on family values. tape two: 11:06:59
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((GEORGE LANDRITH/R-FIFTH DISTRICT CANDIDATE: OUR CAMPAIGN IS ABOUT MAKING SURE THAT THE VERY FOUNDATION OF OUR SOCIETY, OUR FAMILIES, ARE PROTECTED AND STRENGTHENED. I HAVE NEWS FOR THE CLINTON, IT DOES NOT TAKE A VILLAGE TO RAISE A CHILD, IT TAKES A LOVING FAMILY. ))
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Landrith's Republican challenger also chose the Southside for a day of campaigning. nat sound
Virgil Goode spent the afternoon in Gretna at a barbecue held on his behalf.
When asked what he thought about Gingrich's visit to Danville, the man who hopes to step into L- F Payne's shoes, had no negative comments. 08:08:48
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((SEN. VIRGIL GOODE/D-ROCKY MOUNT:WITH ANY NATIONAL FIGURE WE WELCOME HIM TO THE AREA AND IF HE'S RE-ELECTED TO CONGRESS AND IF I'M ELECTED TO CONGRESS, IF IT'S SOMETHING WE AGREE ON, I'LL VOTE WITH HIM, IF IT'S SOMETHING THAT'S NOT GOOD FOR OUR AREA, I WON'T BE VOTING WITH HIM. ))
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Whether Gingrich's visit to Danville makes a difference Election Day remains to be seen. But one thing is certain-- he was able to raise campaign dollars. Teresa Hamilton, News 7.))

Senate-Debate


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-51
GRAPHIC=Campaign 96


The national budget is always a hot topic in Washington, D.C., but yesterday's senate debate brought the issue home to Hot Springs.
Candidates John and Mark Warner put on the boxing gloves and duked it out over issues such as campaign spending, abortion, and of course balancing the budget.
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SUPER=03-Hot Springs/Yesterday;


Democratic challenger Mark Warner told the Virginia Bar Association he's done something Congress has yet to do--balance a budget.
Mark Warner says his experience running a small business will help him represent Virginians in budget matters.
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((MARK WARNER/D-SENATE CANDIDATE: WE'RE GOING TO TRANSITION TO A MUCH MORE HIGH TECH ECONOMY AND A PRIVATE DRIVEN ECONOMY. THOSE JOBS THAT ARE HERE TODAY CAN PICK UP AND BE IN SEATTLE OR IN AUSTIN OR PHOENIX TOMORROW UNLESS WE MAKE SURE WE HAVE LEADERS WHO UNDERSTAND THE NATURE OF THE CHANGE.)) ((JOHN WARNER/R-SENATE CANDIDATE: THIS TOP DOLLAR WE GET FOR DEFENSE IN THIS STATE, 49 OTHER STATES ARE OUT THERE EVERYDAY OF THE WEEK, THEIR SENATORS AND CONGRESSMEN ARE TRYING TO GET IT FROM VIRGINIA. I FEEL MY SENIORITY AND MY KNOWLEDGE OF CONGRESS AND THE PENTAGON HELPS TO MAINTAIN VIRGINIA'S POSITION.))
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Yesterday's debate at the Homestead was the first between the candidates.
Both say they would like to debate again before the November election.
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Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Ron
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Still to come on News 7 at Six--
A catalog showroom chain is moving out of Virginia.
Brendle's closed it's doors for the last time this evening.
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And,
Some Roanoke Valley high schoolers were invited to the Olympics-- not to compete, but to perform in downtown Atlanta.
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But first, let's check in with Kimberly.
They sound good, huh Kim...
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ANCHOR=kim

wx ad lib
They sure do--
And if you're a fan of cooler temperatures, the forecast may also be music to your ears.
We're expecting rain to move into the region by tomorrow-- along with some 70- degree temperatures.
Meanwhile, it got downright chilly last night in a few places as we show you the numbers... Roll Lake Level MUSIC UP FULL
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Brendles


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=afr
TAPE# net-a; 96-28
GRAPHIC=None


After four years of business at Tanglewood Mall, Brendles is finally closing shop.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./File Tape;


Today was the last day of business for Brendle's department store.
Management officials have filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy.
That leaves the North Carolina based chain without a presence in Virginia.
The discount chain opened stores in Roanoke, Christiansburg and Lynchburg in 19-90.
Sales have been falling steadily since '91.
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Business-Review


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#=BIZ
GRAPHIC=Business Review


It was a week full of NEW beginnings in our area.
"Georgia Pacific" held a grand opening in Brookneal-- and residents in the Rocky Mount area started shopping at the newest WalMart SuperCenter.
Len Besthoff recaps the week's top economic stories in southwest and central Virginia with the News-7 Business Review.
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WalMart LBRAW 00:00:34
The new WalMart SuperCenter in Rocky Mount means more than just chump change for the town coffers.
The investment translates into 250- thousand dollars in annual tax revenues, plus the creation of 290 jobs. Donnelley LBRAW 00:01:44
The R-R Donnelley Corporation began construction of its monster sized project in the western end of Roanoke County.
The printing plant will be completed by 1999, and the company plans to hire more than 300 new employees. Georgia Pacific LBRAW 00:02:15
Georgia Pacific officially dedicated its new, 80-million-dollar plant in Brookneal.
In addition to 130 new jobs, the plant also figures to generate about 300- thousand dollars in tax revenues every year for Campbell County. ModuKraf LBRAW
And Mod-U-Kraf homes has some new digs.
The modular home manufacturer has opened its new state of the art facility in the Franklin County-Rocky Mount Industrial Park.
Len Besthoff, with the News-7 Business Review. Nat Sot
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RVCS-Band


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# 96-52
GRAPHIC=Olympics


A local band is on its way to the Olympics.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The Roanoke Valley Christian School Symphony Band has been selected by the mayor's office of Atlanta to perform during the games.
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It's all part of the "Performance in the Parks" program.
Roanoke Valley Christian School was selected from thousands of schools across the country.
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((JOHN FURROW/CONDUCTOR: PARK CALLED WOODRUFF PARK. IT'S DESIGNED TO GIVE FREE ENTERTAINMENT FOR WHO EVER HAS TICKETS AS THEY JUST WAIT AROUND TO DO SOMETHING ALL DAY. AND THE NEXT ONE IS IN COCA COLA OLYMPICS CITY WHICH IS INSIDE THE RING AND THAT WILL BE MORE ATHLETES AND ALSO TICKET HOLDERS.))
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The group will leave tomorrow morning.
"Performance in the Park" will provide free outdoor concerts in parks and public plazas during the entire games.
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Franklin-Poet


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-50
GRAPHIC=None


A Franklin County teenager is on her way to international honors.
Micaela (Mic-kay-la) Wilson submitted her poem "Backpacks" to the National Library Poetry Association.
The eight grader is a finalist for that award, but in the meantime, she will be inducted into the International Society of Poets during the first week of August.
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((MICAELA WILSON/AWARD WINNING POET: US BACKPACKS WE GO THROUGH SUCH PAIN WE'RE PUSHED AND SHOVED AND LEFT IN THE RAIN WE'RE LEFT ON THE BUS AND FORGOTTEN AT SCHOOL...))
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SUPER=03-Boones Mill;


The inspiration for this poem was her own backpack.
Micaela says she was bored while looking at it one day, so she decided to pick up a pen and enter the contest.
She would like to be a singer when she grows up and maybe write her own songs.
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((STEPHEN WILSON/MICAELA'S FATHER: IT GIVES OTHER TEENAGERS HER AGE THE INSPIRATION TO DO SOMETHING. MAY BE NOT WRITE, BUT FIND A TALENT THEY DO HAVE. )) ((DIANA WILSON/MICAELA'S MOTHER: THE TRIP TO WASHINGTON IS GOING TO COST. WE DIDN'T HAVE ENOUGH FUNDS TO GET HER UP THERE SO WE'VE BEEN TRYING TO DO THINGS TO RAISE ENOUGH MONEY FOR HER TO GO RECEIVE HER AWARDS AND FOR US TO GO TO THE SYMPOSIUM.))
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SUPER=01-Diana Wilson/Micaela's Mother; :11
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The Wilsons have been organizing fundraisers to help pay for Micaela's trip to Washington, D.C.
They say the community has been very supportive but they are still about a thousand dollars short.
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ANCHOR=Ron
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Later on News 7 at 6,
Roy will have a profile on a new Washington Redskin running back.
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And,
We'll have the story of a woman who enjoys seeing her pets run away from home.
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WILDLIFE


ANCHOR=RON
NEWSCAST=SIX
WRITER=DAL
TAPE# 96-59
GRAPHIC=None


Doctor Doolittle has nothing on Dorothy Runion (Run-yun).
Runion operates Roanoke Wildlife Rescue.
Denise Allen and photographer Rob Monroe show us how Runion talks with the animals.
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((Dorothy Runion has a gift.
She takes injure wild animals, that are not expected to live, and helps them thrive.
She with the help of 18 volunteers, runs the Roanoke WildLife Rescue.
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((DOROTHY RUNION/ROANOKE WILDLIFE RESCUE: I THINK WE'RE JUST DEALING WITH A HEAD TRAUMA. SO LET ME JUST MAINTAIN HIM AND WE'LL PUT HIM IN FLIGHT AND SEE WHAT HE DOES.))
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Runion's home IS the wildlife rescue.
She's taken in animals from as far a way as Bristol.
Runion works for a veterinarian and has taken courses in wildlife rescue.
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((RUNION: WE HAVE REALLY BAD SCRAPING WOUNDS SO HE'LL BE INSIDE FOR ANOTHER THREE OR FOUR WEEKS BEFORE HE CAN GO OUT WITH THE OTHER BABIES. BUT HIS RECOVERY IS GREAT.))
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The operation runs on donations and money that is earned through speaking engagements.
But not all of these animals can returned to the wild.
These prairie dogs were once pets, but are now stars of the organization's educational programs.
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((MOST OF OUR WILDLIFE IF FROM VIRGINIA. IT'S NICE TO HAVE A FEW THINGS YOU CAN SHOW THAT COME FROM OTHER AREAS.))
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STAND UP tape 2 15:41:46 DENISE ALLEN/NEWS 7: LAST YEAR ROANOKE WILDLIFE RESCUE RETURNED MORE THAN 700 ANIMALS TO THEIR NATURAL HABITAT. THESE RACCOONS WILL HAVE THEIR TURN SOON. DOROTHY RUNION SAYS WHEN THE JOB IS DONE THESE ANIMALS PAY THEIR BILLS WITH APPRECIATION.
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((YOU THINK A WILD ANIMAL IS JUST GOING TO BOLT AS SOON AS THEY KNOW THEY HAVE FREEDOM, BUT EACH OF THEM AT SOME POINT IN TIME TAKES A MOMENT TO TURN AROUND AND GIVE YOU A LOOK SAYING I REALLY APPRECIATE WHO YOU ARE.))
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((STACEY KESSINGER/ROANOKE WILDLIFE RESCUE VOLUNTEER: WE OWE IT TO THESE GUYS TO DO EVERYTHING WE CAN TO HELP THEM. A LOT THE ANIMALS WE HAVE HERE ARE HERE BECAUSE OF MAN.))
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These volunteer rescue workers say the animals reach out to them in a very special way.
And under the watchful eyes of Runion the volunteers say they've learned respect for all living things.
They say it's a gift the animals give to them before they fly a way.
Denise Allen News 7.))

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


And coming up, The Winston Cup drivers were in Pocono this afternoon The Riverdawgs win at home last night.
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And Tom Lehman becomes the second straight American to win the British open.
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S-Open


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-11
GRAPHIC=Golf Generic


Tom Lehman didn't take any chances and his six shot lead at the start of today's round held up as he became the first American pro to win the British open at Royal Lytham and St. Annes course.
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With Nick Faldo in second place, Lehman had to feel the pressure. but Faldo came home with a one under par 70 to finish three shots off the lead.
Lehman played a conservative round and and he came home with a 2-over par 73 to finish the tournament at 13 under par two shots better than Ernie Els of South Africa and American Mark McCumber.
He's the second consecutive american to win the British open.
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((TOM LEHMAN/BRITISH OPEN CHAMPION: ))
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S-Race


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#R-33
GRAPHIC=Pocono Logo


Rusty Wallace waited and made his move late in the race and he takes the checkered flag winning the Miller 500 at the Pocono International Raceway.
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Geoff Bodine was in the spotlight when he led the race during green flag pit stops on lap 44
But the dominate car belonged to pole setter Mark Martin he pulled back in front and led the Race with Ernie Irvan in second place.
Then after another round of green flag pit stops Irvan returned the favor he passed Martin for the lead just before the halfway point.
Jeff Gordon, who usually runs strong at Pocono, was struggling in 8-th place after the halfway mark.
And Points leader Dale Earnhardt was running 15-th before making this pit stop.
Martin was the car to beat but he had air gun problems when he pitted on the third caution of the day.
Wallace took the lead with less than 30 laps to go he survived a fourth caution to take the checkered flag winning his fourth race of the season.
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((RUSTY WALLACE/MILLER 500 WINNER: ))
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ANCHOR=Roy
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Ricky Rudd was second, Dale Jarrett third Irvan fourth and Johnny Benson fifth.

S-Orioles


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-8
GRAPHIC=Orioles/Red Sox


Cal Ripken was back at shortstop this afternoon as the Baltimore Orioles took on the Red Sox in Boston.
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SUPER=03-Boston, MA/WNUV; :


The Sox were after their second straight win over the Orioles.
Leading 1 to nothing Baltimore's Chris Hollies hits a single to left field scoring Bobby Bonilla and the Orioles took a 2 to nothing lead.
Baltimore was leading 3 to 1 when SUPER=35-Baltimore/10/Boston/6/;Mike

Greenwell hits a shot ro right field scoring Reggie Jefferson to make it 3 to 2 but the Orioles win it 10 to 6 in 10 innings.
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S-Softball


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


One of the teams playing in the fast pitch softball tournament may be on its way to the Junior Olympics.
Eight teams from all over the country suited up to play at the Rivers Edge Sports Complex in Roanoke.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Teams from Missouri, Tennessee, Nevada and California battled it out all weekend to see who would win the double elimination tournament.
The California team beat Nevada three to two.
Those players will now travel to Texas, for the Amateur Softball Association 14 and under National Tournament.
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S-Dawgs


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-14
GRAPHIC=Riverdawgs


The Roanoke Riverdawgs beat New Jersey 12 to nothing to move into first place in the Premier League's Northern Division.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Dawgs vs Dragons; :


The game was delayed for 45 minutes because the Dragons were late for the start.
And the Riverdawgs struck early Patrick McSorley gets his own rebound and boots into the net for the score and a one to nothing Dawgs lead.
Still early in the first. McSorley and Ian Spooner bounce it around and McSorley gets free and kicks in for his second goal and a 2 to nothing Dawgs lead.
Jeff Knittel capped the scoring he SUPER=34-Roanoke/12/Jersey/0/;takes

the pass and boots it in from the side the Riverdawgs led 3 to nothing and Roanoke wins it 12 to nothing.
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ANCHOR=Roy
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The Dawgs need to win only one of a three game road trip to Florida to clinch the title.

S-Skins


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#RS96-1
GRAPHIC=Skins Training Camp


As you probabhly know the Redskins training camp has been characterized by poor weather this week.
But one bright spot among all the dark clouds that have been hoovering over Frostburg Maryland this week is a rookie running back named Stephen Davis.
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S-Gretzky


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-9
GRAPHIC=Wayne Gretzky


Wayne Gretzky, The N-H-L's all time leading scorer, will play again with Mark Messier, his former Teammate in Edmonton.
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SUPER=@File; :


Gretzky signed a two year deal worth at least 10 million dollars with the New York Rangers this afternoon.
Gretzky said the money wasn't the reason for joining the Rangers. He wanted another chance to play with Messier. They won four Stanley Cups in (-------------) Edmonton.