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NOON-HEADLINES

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Navy divers search an area that could hold the key as to what brought down TWA flight 800.
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And Bob Dole is calling for Republican party unity, as several moderate G-O-P governors raise the prospect of a divisive fight over abortion at next week's G-O-P convention.
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Clouds and showers are the order of the day, especially tomorrow. Look out for scattered showers this afternoon, and more on the way. I'll have the complete forecast coming up.
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Stay with News 7 at Noon is next. open
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Dole-GOP


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
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Republican campaign sources say Bob Dole has narrowed his vice presidential search to three prospects, but won't reveal the names.
Meantime there are growing signs that a floor fight could break out over abortion at next week's Republican Party Convention in San Diego.
Yesterday, several moderate G-O-P governors vowed to wage war over the issue after conservatives removed Bob Dole's language of tolerance from the party platform.
Linda Douglass files this report.
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Abortion rights supporters made one last effort to persuade their fellow delegates not to take a hardline position against them. california's governor warned he and other pro-abortion rights leaders might wage a public fight at the convention during primetime tv next week.
GOV. PETE WILSON:THERE IS AN EFFORT BEING MADE RELUCTANTLY TO GATHER THE NECESSARY VOTES TO ASSURE THAT THERE WILL BE SOME STATEMENT THAT INCLUDES THOSE OF US WHO ARE IN FACT PRO CHOICE.
ANTI-ABORTION RIGHTS ACTIVISTS DECLARED VICTORY THROUGHOUT THE DAY, DISPLAYING THOUSANDS OF PETITIONS FROM THEIR FOLLOWERS. BOB DOLE, WHO HAD STRUGGLED TO KEEP THE DISPUTE UNDER CONTROL, BRUSHED OFF QUESTIONS.
REPORTER: ARE YOU RETREATING ON THE ABORTION ISSUE.
CAMPAIGN SOURCES SAY DOLE IS DISPPOINTED, HEADING INTO A CONVENTION AT WHICH ABORTION RIGHTS SUPPORTERS COMPLAIN THEY'VE BEEN SHUT OUT. ANN STONE/REPUBLICANS FOR CHOICE: I MEAN THAT'S WHAT THE MESSAGE WAS, THAT WE ONCE AGAIN ARE INVISIBLE AND NOT WELCOME, AND THAT'S NOT THE MESSAGE BOB DOLE WANTED TO SEND.
Republican party leaders insist the abortion dispute won't affect dole's standing with women voters. but some inside the dole campaign are pushing even harder now for him to choose new jersey governor christie whitman, an outspoken supporter of abortion rights, as his running mate.
Linda Douglass CBS News San Diego.))

TWA


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
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The world is getting its first look at the wreckage of T-W-A Flight 800 still under more than 100 hundred feet of water.
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SUPER=03-Off Long Island;


Investigators are now concentrating on an area of the Atlantic closer to Kennedy Airport.
Divers found luggage in the area yesterday.
That find could help bolster the theory that the jumbo jet was brought down by a bomb in the front cargo hold, where luggage is stored.
But the search is slow and exhausting.
At this depth divers can only stay under for one hour.
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4:05:24 ((CMDR. BOBBIE SCHOLLEY/U.S. NAVY DIVER; thEY'RE STILL VERY DETERMINED TO KEEP THE JOB AND TO DO THE BEST THEY CAN FOR THE FAMILIES. ))
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So far, 195 of the 230 victims have been recovered.
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AIR-SCARE


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NEWSCAST=AM
WRITER=AMO
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A security scare for a New Jersey-bound American Airlines jetliner yesterday.
The plane did an about-face one hour after taking off from Los Angeles.
An airline spokeswoman says the plane was forced to return to L-A because of a suspicious looking package.
It turned out to be a bag of cat food.

Highway-shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=shooting


A preliminary hearing today in Indiana may shed more light into yesterday's triple homicide following a traffic accident.
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SUPER=03-Wabash, IN;


Police say a motorist pulled a gun and began shooting after a motorcycilist ran into the fishing boat he was pulling behind his truck.
The motorcyclist and three other people were killed in the gunfire, a fourth person was critically injured.
Police arrested David Sholes after he flipped his truck while trying to get away.
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Kevorkian


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
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Dr. Jack Kevorkian has attended his 34th suicide.
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VO-NAT
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Last night he wheeled the body of a 59 year-old-woman into a Michigan hospital.
He told officials the woman had died in his presence after suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease.
Kevorkian has been acquitted in five suicides at three trials since 19-94.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Meantime, the prosecutor who failed to convict Kevorkian of assisted suicide in Michigan is out of a job.
Oakland County Prosecutor Richard Thompson lost yesterday's Republican primary.
Thompson says the Kevorkian issue sank him.

anderson


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=noon
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GRAPHIC=LEGAL SCALES


The youngest person to be convicted as an adult in Roanoke Circuit court was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Davon Antonio Anderson was convicted of malicious wounding in two separate attacks on two men in Old Southwest more than a year ago.
He was 14 years old at the time.

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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Stil to come on News 7,
A fatal case of Meningitis is discovered in the New River Valley...
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and some students in Danville won't spend the summer months out of the classroom.
We'll explain.
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Floyd-Meningitis


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=cst
TAPE# 596-29
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A 32-year-old Floyd County man is dead after contracting a form of bacterial meningitis.
As a precaution, the health department is consulting with his family members and co-workers at Cross Creek Apparel.
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Bacterial meningitis is spread by direct contact with a carrier-- the risk is very low.
Symptoms include: Fever, Headache, Stiff neck & back, Nausea and Skin rash.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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This was the third New River Valley resident to be diagnosed with Meningitis this year.
Last year there were 194 cases of meningitis in Virginia.

Drinking-Water


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NEWSCAST=noon
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TAPE#96-68
GRAPHIC=Water Quality


Do you know what's in your drinking water? Soon you'll have more information.
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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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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.

AEP


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NEWSCAST=noon
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TAPE#96-66
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American Electric Power says a new government report cites the NEED for its proposed power line project.
But the SOURCE of that report has come into question.
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SUPER=@File;


The report prepared by the Department of Energy says delays in the line's approval threatens the electric system reliability in the east-central United States.
But that portion of the report was prepared by the ELECTRIC UTILITY INDUSTRY.
The Energy Department says ITS stance on the A-E-P line from West Virginia to Botetourt County is "much calmer", calling it a small and manageable problem that could become bigger.
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Task-Force


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NEWSCAST=am
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TAPE#96-67
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Despite a poor turnout, citizens were given a chance to discuss their views concerning race relations in Roanoke.
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Some people say they feel 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 throughout 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 mobilized the task force in 1990 after complaints from the black community against local police officers.
The task force later came under fire because of its alleged inactivity.
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Current Mayor-- David Bowers recently reinstated the task force.
The next public hearing is Thursday night at seven at William Fleming High School.

Year-Round


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TAPE#96-56
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They are hitting the books at one Danville Elementary school this summer.
A pilot program at Schoolfield Elementary is drawing state-wide attention...
It's one of the first public schools offering "year round" education.
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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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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((NAT SOUND:SEVEN, EIGHT, NINE, TEN. ))
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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.))
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SOFT MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Melanie
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Don't go away - we'll tell you how police in Danville are trying to strengthen relations with residents,
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and it may not be like science fiction movies, but now evidence points to a primitive life form dating back 3-billion years ago.
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Night-Out


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-58
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Southside residents and local police teamed up for a night of "partying".
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SUPER=03-Danville;


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 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.
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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SUPER=01-Glen Abernathy/South Boston Mayor; :09
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This was the 13th year of "National Night Out".
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MARS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=NOON
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


There may have been life on mars after all.
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A team of U-S Scientists report discovering evidence of ancient, single-celled life in a meteorite from Mars, that slammed into earth 13-thousand years ago.
The researchers say micro fossil remains indicate a primitive form of life could have existed on mars more than 3-billion years ago and probably resembled simple bacteria rather than creatures depicted in movies.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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But several experts say the evidence needs to be stronger.
U-S exploration of Mars resumes later this year with the Mars Pathfinder.
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Babcock


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NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-64
GRAPHIC=NONE


A central Virginia company is celebrating its share of a multi- billion dollar contract from the Department of Energy.
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SUPER=03-Campbell Co.;


Babcock and Wilcox took part in the winning bid to clean up nuclear weapon facilities in Washington state and in South Carolina.
B & W's share of the contract amounts to more than 240 million dollars.
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((KEITH WING/B&W MANAGER: THIS DOESN'T MEAN A LOT OF JOBS ARE COMING INTO LYNCHBURG, BUT WHAT IT MEANS IS WE'RE GROWING NEW BUSINESS OUT OF OUR HEADQUARTERS HERE IN LYNCHBURG, AND IT ALLOWS US TO CONTINUE TO WORK TOWARD STABILIZATION OF OUR EMPLOYMENT HERE, AS WELL AS USE THIS AS EXPERIENCE THAT WE CAN LEVERAGE IN THE FUTURE FOR NEW BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES.))
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B & W is the sole supplier of nuclear fuel to the U-S Navy.
It is also involved in decommissioning nuclear reactors across the country.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sly
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On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was UP one and a half points.
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SPORTS MUSIC UNDER
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Stick around - the president honors the USA Olympic teams.
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plus first round action from the Women's City-County Golf Championship.
Patrick has sports next.
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Golf


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-14
GRAPHIC=WOMEN'S CITY COUNTY


Dot Bolling is in the lead after the first round of the women's city county golf championship.
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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 gets very little 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.
Avalanche
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The Salem Avalanche is "1 for 2" in producing a pair of Colorado Rockies major leaguers who were supposed to be on hand at Memorial Stadium.
Last night the Avalanche lost to the Winston Salem Warthogs last night 7 to 4.
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SUPER=03-Denver/June 9; :00


All-star outfielder Larry Walker injured his collarbone on this play 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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SUPER=03-Salem/Warthogs vs. Avalanche;


David Neid, the OTHER major leaguer, was in the club house by 5:45 yesterday.
Neid 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.
He did not take the loss.
In the bottom of the first, Kyle Houser knocks this pitch into center
SUPER=34-Winston-Salem/==7/Salem/==4;

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...one all.
Winston Salem wins it 7 to 4.
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tennis


ANCHOR=patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-13
GRAPHIC=Tennis


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


16-year old Hippensteel, who transferred from North Cross to Palmer Academy in Florida FOR tennis, was in town 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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clinton-Olympics


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=amo
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Clinton


Fresh from Atlanta, several of team USA's athletes and coaches met the First Family at the White House this morning.
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SUPER=03-Washington DC;


It was all smiles on the White House South Lawn, for the traditional team picture.
A sea of red, white and blue surrounded President Clinton, First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea.
About 500 of the 654 Olympians attended the reception.
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((SINCE MORE PEOPLE SAW THESE GAMES IN HISTORY....YOU WERE SO MAGNIFICANT... THE HISTORY OF THE OLYMPICS))
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The team presented the Clintons with a set of pins representing the nations attending the Summer Games in Atlanta.
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wrap


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Coming up on Health Check-- join us for the top medical news of the day-- including a possible cause of cervical cancer..... a new way to test for AIDS... and, the benefits of meditation, for lowering your blood pressure.
It's all coming up later, on News 7 at FIVE. That's it for News 7 at NOON....thanks for joining us. Bye.