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Up next on News 7-
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How long will a teenager face behind bars for killing a Sheriff's Deputy? We'll have details.
Some underwater pictures revealed from the TWA Wreckage.
Plus it's National night out to help police relate with residents.
And beefing up the fight to keep our drinking water clean.
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News 7 is next.

Newsbreak


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Good evening.
Underwater pictures of what was TWA Flight 800 are released today.
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Divers are shown here 120 feet below the surface of the Atlantic.
Fifteen to twenty percent of the 747 has been recovered, but there are still no concrete signs of a bomb.
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It was a big night out for police and residents in Danville.
This annual "National Night Out" celebration helps relations within the community and raises spirits.
SUPER=@File;


Christy Brinkley goes down the aisle again.
We'll tell you about her latest romance.
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Join us for News 7 at eleven.

Wheeler


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TAPE#96-55
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A 16 year-old boy from Wytheville faces up to 42 years in prison for murdering a sheriff's deputy.
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SUPER=03-Wytheville;


Christopher Shawn Wheeler pled no contest today to second degree murder and using a firearm to commit a felony.
Wheeler killed Wythe County Sheriff's Deputy Clifford Dicker when Dicker tried to arrest him in December of 1994.
Wheeler has been held in a juvenile detention center since the shooting.
After accepting his plea today, the judge ordered Wheeler to JAIL to await his sentencing in October.
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Bramblett


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TAPE#96-54
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Accused killer Earl Bramblett will be back in a Roanoke County courtroom next week.
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This morning he made his first court appearance in this area since his arrest in South Carolina.
The 54-year old is accused of SUPER=03-Vinton/August 1994;

killing a family of four in their Vinton home 2 years ago.
The house was gutted by fire but three of the family members had been shot to death- the other was strangled.
Bramblett will likely receive a pair of court appointed attorneys... because he can not afford legal counsel on his own.
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((JUDGE G.O. CLEMENS: YOU HAVE NO, WHAT I CALL, HOBBY ITEMS? LIKE CAMERAS OR FISHING EQUIPMENT, OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT? EARL BRAMBLETT: I MIGHT HAVE HAD SOME MISCELLANEOUS TOOLS BUT THEY HAVE BEEN LEFT BEHIND. ))
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Bramblett said the only thing he owned of value was a vehicle... worth about 500-dollars.
He faces one count of capital murder, three counts of first degree murder plus firearms and arson charges.
Bramblett has been the only suspect in the killings.
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TWA-Crash


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Fifteen to 20 percent of the TWA 747 has now been recovered from the ocean floor.
But no conclusive sign of a bomb.
Today, Agents released Navy video from under water.
Bob Orr takes a look.
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((Federal investigators late today released the first underwater pictures of what WAS TWA flight 800: helmeted divers working in a dark, murky field of debris 120 feet below the surface of the Atlantic.
The jumble of wreckage is NOT identifiable as an airplane....and a daunting challenge to divers in search of victims and debris.
COMMANDER BOBBIE SCHOLLEY/US NAVY DIVER: IT'S COMPLETELY A TANGLED MESS. THERE'S JUST NO WAY OF KNOWING WHAT THE PIECES ARE UNTIL WE GET IT TO THE SURFACE."
A Navy search vessel, equipped with a laser line scanner, joined divers today at an unexplored field of wreckage....that investigators hope will finally yield evidence to confirm their leading theory: that a bomb brought down the jetliner.
Divers specifically are looking for luggage and parts from the front of the plane at a search site CLOSER to Kennedy Airport.... than those locations where the tail, sections of the cabin, and the cockpit were found. A heavy concentration of debris in the new area, would suggest a bomb in the cargo bay. But top Navy officials denied published reports that a large collection of luggage has been discovered.
ADMIRAL EDWARD KRISTENSEN/US NAVY: NO GREAT MOUND OF LUGGAGE ANYWHERE.
But salvage ships over the past three days have been bringing in large sections of wreckage like this part of the top of the 747's passenger cabin.

And a preliminary examination of the plane's cockpit has revealed no obvious signs of blast in the jetliner's electronic nerve center.))

Brown


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Harsh discipline for 16 Air Force officers- in connection with the crash that killed Commerce Secretary Ron Brown.
The sixteen officers being punished include two generals and six colonels.
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Brown's plane slammed into a Croatian mountainside in April- during stormy weather.
Investigators say the attempted landing violated regulations.
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Drinking-Water


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TAPE#96-68
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You'll soon get more information about what's in the water you drink.
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President Clinton signed new legislation aimed at making drinking water safer.
It forces utilities to provide annual reports about what's in the water we drink.
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((I THINK A FUNDAMENTAL PROMISE WE MUST MAKE TO OUR PEOPLE IS THAT THE FOOD THEY EAT AND THE WATER THEY DRINK IS SAFE.))
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Virginia Senator John Warner says the bill is also a victory for rural America.
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((SEN. JOHN WARNER/R-VIRGINIA: WE'VE GOT MONEY IN THERE AND RELIEF FROM TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS TO HELP SMALL COMMUNITIES DEVELOP AN EXCELLENT SUPPLY OF WATER.))
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The measure provides millions of dollars for communities to protect drinking water.
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Still to come on the newscast, Virginia residents make an effort to prevent crime,
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And we'll see why an Atomic bomb blast is still felt by veterans and politicians some 50 years later.
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Atomic-Veterans


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An old issue is seeping into John Warner's bid for re-election.
Some American veterans exposed to radiation-- hold a grudge against the senator.
They're called Atomic veterans and Ellen Qualls has their story.
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(( John Warner served in combat, is a former Navy secretary, and is the second ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
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In 1984, Warner sponsored a law that prevents U.S. military personnel exposed to radiation from suing.
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((SENATOR JOHN WARNER/R-VIRGINIA: UH THIS IS AN ISOLATED CASE. AND I INDICATED I MADE A MISTAKE. AND SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO STAND RIGHT UP AND LOOK 'EM IN THE EYE AND SAY YOU MADE A MISTAKE.))
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Jack Collins of Roanoke served aboard the USS Fall River near Bikini Atoll in 1946.
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((JACK COLLINS/ATOMIC VETERAN: IN FACT, IT WASN'T LONG AFTER THE BLAST WENT OFF AND THE SHIP WENT BACK INTO THE LAGOON, AND WE WENT OVER THERE ON THE BEACH AND WENT SWIMMING IN THE WATER.))
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((JACK COLLINS/ATOMIC VETERAN: IT SEEMED THAT WE DIDN'T KNOW ANY BETTER AND TRUSTED THE GOVERNMENT TO TAKE CARE OF US. AND IT DIDN'T SEEM TO MATTER.))
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Collins thinks hearing and vision problems, the loss of all his teeth at age 24, two heart attacks, and a cleft palate on his granddaughter may all be related to radiation.
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((BY AND LARGE THAT CLASS OF VETERANS ASSOCIATED WITH INJURIES OR SICKNESS TODAY WHICH COULD HAVE BEEN CAUSED BY RADIATION -- THEY'RE BEING CARED FOR.))
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Some atomic veterans tell News 7 they despise Warner.
Jack Collins doesn't.
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((I'M A DEMOCRAT AND I HAVE VOTED FOR JOHN WARNER. AND I THINK THAT HE'S LIKE I SAY A MAN'S MAN.))
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Warner has failed to overturn his law.
Until this week, Republican ally Bob Dole called for more legal relief for the atomic veterans on his computer web site.
As Democrat Mark Warner reminds veterans of the issue, all references on Dole's site have been dropped.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Roanoke.))

Mark-Warner


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One day after his Republican counterpart was in town, Democratic candidate Mark Warner paid a visit to Lynchburg.
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Warner is in the midst of a statewide tour designed to bring his campaign to every corner of Virginia.
Today he visited an inner-city recreation center, and talked with community leaders about how to make a difference in young peoples' lives.
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((MARK WARNER/D- SENATE CANDIDATE: THE MORE I CAN GET OUT, TELL FOLKS WHO I AM, WHY I WANT THIS JOB, THE VERY REAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN JOHN WARNER AND I, PARTICULARLY IN THE AREAS OF EDUCATION AND MOST IMPORTANTLY WHO' GOT THE VISION TO MOVE VIRGINIA AND AMERICA INTO THE 21ST CENTURY. ))
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Warner has vowed to visit all 135 localities in Virginia before Labor Day.
Lynchburg was stop number 82 on his tour.
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Task-Force


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A local group is getting some help from the public finding out more about
the state of race relations in Roanoke. (----------------)
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Some said they felt alienated and discriminated against because of their race.
The comments came at a public hearing at Oakland Elementary School.
This was the first of four hearings in various parts of Roanoke to learn more about diversity and race relations in the city.
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((MELINDA PAYNE/CHAIRMAN - TASK FORCE; WE'RE NOT SURE WHAT WE'RE GOING TO GET AT EACH PUBLIC HEARING. IT'S REALLY JUST AN OPPORTUNITY FOR FOLKS TO COME TO US AND LET US HEAR FROM THEM WHAT THEY PERCEIVE THE ISSUES TO BE.))
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Former Mayor Noel Taylor started the task force back in 1990 after complaints from members of the black community against local police officers.
Complaints later began to pile up against the task force because of its alleged inactivity.
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The group was most recently reorganized by Mayor David Bowers.
The next public hearing is scheduled for Thursday night at seven at William Fleming High School.

Night-Out


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Southside residents and local police teamed up for a night of "partying".
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It was all part of "National Night Out".
The yearly event gives law enforcement and local residents around the country a chance to strengthen neighborhood spirit and relations.
A parade this afternoon in Danville was just part of the events scheduled in conjunction with local police and area housing communities.
South Boston also got into the act with a whole host of activities.
There local police and the South Boston Neighborhood Watch sponsored a party at "Constitution Square".
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((JIM HALL/SOUTH BOSTON POLICE CHIEF:I THINK IT PUTS THE CRIMINALS ON NOTICE THAT THE CITIZENS OF SOUTH BOSTON DO NOT WANT CRIME IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOOD, THAT THEY WILL DO EVERYTHING THEY CAN TO GET RID OF IT. GLEN ABERNATHY/SOUTH BOSTON MAYOR: IT'S A GREAT CROWD, IT'S A VAST IMPROVEMENT OVER OUR FIRST NIGHT OUT LAST YEAR, AND WE CERTAINLY HOPE THAT AS THE YEARS PASS WE'LL CONTINUE TO GROW BIGGER AND BIGGER. ))
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This was the thirteenth year for "National Night Out".
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Stay with us, after these messages we'll explain what new threat is attacking the tobacco crop,
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And we'll see how children in one school system are dealing with their first day of year round school.
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Blue-Mold


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TAPE#96-63
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There's a pair of words that strike fear in tobacco growers' hearts: Blue Mold.
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SUPER=03-Washington Co./File Tape;


The notorious plant disease is spreading throughout one of the Commonwealth's top cash crops- the burley tobacco fields of southwest Virginia.
Agriculture extension agents say the wet weather's allowed blue mold to damage a significant amount of tobacco in Scott, Washington and Russell Counties.
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Things are a lot different for FLUE CURED tobacco farmers in Southside Virginia.
They're enjoying one of their best harvests in years.

Year-Round


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A pilot program at a local elementary school in Danville is drawing state-wide attention.
Schoolfield elementary is among the first public schools in Virginia to offer "year round" schooling.
Teresa Hamilton has the story.
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(( It may have been the first day of school, but teachers wasted little time getting back to the three R's.
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Lessons, like this one, will now be offered year round at Schoolfield Elementary.
The way the programs works is fairly simple.
Students are required to attend school 180- days a year, like any other child.
But instead of taking an extended summer vacation.
Students at Schoolfield are offered time off in 15- day increments, four times a year.
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((LIBBY SPAINHOUR/SCHOOL BOARD CHAIRMAN:I THINK THE BIG PLUS THAT I SEE IS NOT HAVING THAT TIME IN BETWEEN WHERE YOU'VE GOT SO MUCH TIME THAT THEY'RE LOOSING. YOU KNOW, I THINK KIDS TEND TO FORGET AND I WISH MY OWN CHILDREN WOULD'VE HAD THIS OPPORTUNITY.))
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Year round schooling has other benefits.
The program is designed so that students may spend a portion of their vacation in the classroom-- either brushing up on their skills or studying extra material.
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((LEWIS ADKINS/STUDENT:I'M VERY EXCITED, IT'S BEEN FUN SO FAR AND I HOPE IT'S LIKE THIS FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR.))
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((WHAT DO YOUR PARENTS THINK ABOUT YEAR ROUND SCHOOL? MELODY FERRELL/STUDENT:THEY THINK IT'S WONDERFUL. ))
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((RALPH WARREN:WE DID ALLOW AN OPTION TO CHOOSE OUT OF THIS SCHOOL TO ANY OTHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN THE DISTRICT, AN IMPORTANT PART OF THE PROGRAM, SO THAT IF IT DIDN'T MEET PARENTS NEEDS, AS FAR AS THE PARENTS WERE CONCERNED THEY HAD A CHOICE. ))
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In fact, only 17- students, out of about 550, opted to attend another school. Teresa Hamilton, News 7, Danville.)) Wx-Tape
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S-Score


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Before the Yankees game with the WhiteSox David Cone tried out his arm for the first time since being treated for an aneurysm in his right shoulder back in May.
No word on when he'll be back in the rotation.
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S-Avalanche


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Salem lost to the Winston Salem Warthogs last night 7-4.
The Avalanche was also "1 for 2" in producing a pair of Colorado Rockies major leaguers who were supposed to be on hand at Memorial Stadium.
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SUPER=03-Denver, CO/June 9; :00 All-star outfielder Larry Walker injured

his collar bone on this play back on June 9th against the Atlanta Braves.
Walker, who was to make his first rehabilitation appearance, was scheduled to start in the designated hitter's spot last night, but had some minor travel complications and didn't make it.
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((DAVE OSTER/AVALANCHE GENERAL MANAGER:))
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David Neid, the OTHER major leaguer, was in the club house by 5:45 yesterday. Neid Has recovered from elbow surgery but was 3 and 8 for the Rockies triple A Sky Socks this season.
The 27 year old right hander was making his second start for the Avalanche.

Neid pitched 6 innings and struck out 7 and did not take the loss.
In the bottom of the first, Kyle Houser knocks this pitch into center
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that plates Garrett Neubart and the Avalanche took a 1-nothing lead.
The Hogs evened the count in the next inning. Steve Eddie singles to center, Justin Towle comes in, 1 all and Winston Salem goes on to win 7-4.
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S-Braves


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The Atlanta Braves returned home to the friendly confines of Fulton County stadium last night after a gruelling 17 game road trip while the Olympics were taking place.
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The baseball fans in Atlanta were glad to get the City's real Dream Team back home, and Fred McGriff would deal the team's victorious return as he slams this double into the gap in right center and plates two runs as the Braves beat the Phillies 10-to-4.
SUPER=03-New York, NY/White Sox vs. Yankees; :00


But no one could keep pace with Daryl Strawberry last night in the Yankees 9-to-2 romp over the White Sox.
In his first at bat Daryl hit this homer.
Then in his second at bat off Kevin Tapani, Strawberry hit a monster drive into the upper deck for his second in a row.
Then in his third at bat he hit a line drive homer to right. It's the second time in his career he's hit three homers in one game.
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S-Cubs


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TAPE#s6-16
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SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/Mets vs. Cubs; :00


The action was extremely hot in Chicago this afternoon, as a fire at one of the houses out on Waidland Avenue beyond the Wrigley Field outfield had the attention of fans and players for awhile.
But the Cubs would get great pitching from Jaime Navarro, and timely hitting from Mark Grace as his single in the first chases home Scott Bullet with the eventual game winning run
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as the Cubs beat the Mets 3-to-nothing despite this outstanding play at short by the Mets Rey Ordonez.
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S-Angels


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The California Angels are playing a late game tonight against the Minnesota

Twins out in Anaheim, but they are without skipper Marcel Lachemann who quit earlier today.
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((MARCEL LACHEMANN/RESIGNS AS ANGELS MANAGER:))
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Lachemann is being replaced by former Angels manager John McNamara for the rest of this season.

S-Dixie


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WRITER=Mike
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The Dixie pre-majors world series continues today at Kiwanis field in Salem.
Yesterday Louisiana beat Texas, Salem Topped North Carolina 6-to-5, and Alabama beat the state champs from Vinton 6-to-3.
This afternoon at 3, Vinton and Salem meet for the second time this week.

S-Tennis


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WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-13
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One local tennis note. 16 year old Roanoke native KJ Hippensteel beat 3rd seeded Andrew Park of San Marino California 6-7, 6-4 and 6-3 in the 4th round of the National Hardcourt Championships in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00


Hippensteel, who transferred from North Cross to Palmer Academy in Florida FOR tennis, was in Roanoke this past week for the USTA Challenger of Roanoke Pro-Am.
The national championship winner earns a spot in the U.S. Open junior championships in Flushing Meadows New York!
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((KJ HIPPENSTEEL/COMPETING IN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS:))
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Sports Tease


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Still to come, the first round of thew women's city county golf championship is in the books,
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and not surprisingly, Dot was hot on her home course to take the lead.
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S-Golf


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NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-14
GRAPHIC=WOMEN'S CITY COUNTY


The first round of the women's city county golf championship produced a predictable leader yesterday Dot Bolling grabbed the lead after the first eighteen.
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SUPER=03-Salem; :00


Playing on her home course at Hidden Valley, the recent State Amateur runner-up went out and shot a 74 to take a four shot lead over Nancy Shuck.
Bolling's playing partners also had their moments yesterday as Blue Hills brenda Harvey drains the long putt to save par on 15. Brenda shot an 83.
Kathy Hull, the third member of the group also shot an 83 on a very hot and muggy day.
But the folks at Hidden Valley didn't install this fan just to keep the ladies cool.
The 13th green is located in a part of the course that get a lot of air flow, and the fan helps stir the air and prevent disease from settling in on the putting service.
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The tournament shifts to Ole Monterey later today.

S-Jets


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#fb96-1
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The New York Jets top draft, Keyshawn Johnson, who was the number one pick overall in this year's NFL draft has ended his holdout.
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After sitting out for 24 days, waiting for the right amount money, and watching some other receivers do a good job in the preseason, Johnson decided it was time to end the holdout. No terms were released.
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All-America


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11 p.m.
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TAPE#96-62
GRAPHIC=Roanoke


Roanokers can mark their calendars for a week-long celebration in the city's honor.
For the fifth time, Roanoke has been named an All America City.
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((LINDA WYATT/ROANOKE VICE MAYOR: IT'S NOT BECAUSE WE HAVE THE BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAINS, THE GREEN TREES, AND THE LOW CRIME RATE. IT'S BECAUSE WE HAVE PEOPLE IN OUR COMMUNITY WHO BELIEVE IN WORKING TOGETHER TO SOLVE PROBLEMS. ))
SUPER=01-Linda Wyatt/Roanoke Vice Mayor;
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Wyatt teamed up with other city and business leaders to announce the events for All America City Week.
Beginning next Wednesday, open house will take place at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center, the Jefferson Center and the Trash Transfer Station.
Wyatt says it was these projects that earned Roanoke its latest award.
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A grand finale celebration featuring music, dancing, and other activities is planned for Saturday, August 17th.

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Model Christie Brinkley will hear wedding bells for the fourth time.
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This time she'll wed Architect Peter Cook.
Brinkley has two children from her previous marriages.
-A son from her marriage to Richard Taubman- The two divorced after less than a year.
She also has a daughter from her marriage to Singer Bily Joel.
Joel and Brinkley were married for nine years.
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