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News-Heads

ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#
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Coming up next on News 7 at Eleven-
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VO-NAT


An accident claims a life in Floyd County tonight.
New reports that a mystery man was seen aboard TWA flight 800 BEFORE it took off.
Plus it's an amazing story. A female gorilla rescues a toddler who fell into a gorilla cage.
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And we'll show you a great white shark caught off Massachusetts.
News 7 is next.

Floyd-Fatal


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-70
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Floyd man is dead after wrecking his car in Montgomery County tonight.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;


The 58 year- old man apparently ran his Ford Thunderbird off the road and struck a tree at around 6.
It happened on Route 8, between Christiansburg and Floyd.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are not releasing his name, pending notification of next of kin.
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TWA


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#nET
GRAPHIC=Plane Crash Inv


New reports that an unidentified man may have been aboard TWA flight 800 before it took off.
As Dave Fehling reports FBI agents are now questioning airport personnel and anyone who flew on the TWA plane from Athens to New York.
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SUPER=03-Shinnecock, Bay, NY; 01
SUPER=01-James Kallstrom/FBI; 16
SUPER=01-Robert Francis/N.T.S.B.; 45
SUPER=01-Dave Fehling/Reporting; 1:03 (no standup)
RUNS=1:15
OUT Q=CBS News, New York."

((The FBI refused comment on news reports that a mystery man was spotted by a ground crew person inside the TWA plane before it took off for Paris. The man reportedly refused to identify himself and left.
JAMES KALLSTROM, FBI CHIEF INVESTIGATOR OBVIOUSLY WE'RE INTERESTED IN ANYBODY WHO TOUCHED THAT PLANE, WE'VE TALKED TO MANY, SOME MORE THAN ONCE.
In four weeks of searching the deep waters of the Atlantic, navy divers have managed to find the bodies 204 of the 230 people onboard. They've also now recovered about half the plane's wreckage, including all four of engines.
ROBERT FRANCIS, VICE CHAIRMAN-NTSB: NOTHING REALLY EXTRAORDINARY, INVESTIGATORS WHO'VE SEEN LOCKERBIE. THEY UP TO NOW NOT SEEING ANYTHING EXCEPTIONAL. The F.B.I. has yet to find verifialbe, conclusive traces of explosives and has only theories as to where a bomb may have been planted.
A main area of interest remains the center of the aircraft where the most fire damage has been noted.
Investigators have reportedly speculated that the damage is consistent with a bomb planted either under a seat or in a food and beverage cart stored in a gally. Dave Fehling CBS News, New York.))

Dole-Kemp


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Dole


Bob Dole and Jack Kemp are kicking off their campaign together.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Diego;


Now that the convention is over- it's time to hit the campaign trail.
The two had a send off in San Diego today- promising change for a better America.
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SOT 14:09:30
IN Q=

((WE ARE GOING TO SAVE THE NET.MAKE IT STRONGER,B UT WE'RE GONNA BUILD A LADDER OF OPPORTUNITY OUT OF POVERTY UPON WHICH ALL AMERICAN MEN AND WOMEN CAN CLIMB AND THAT IS THE DOLE KEMP MESSAGE.))
SUPER=01-Jack Kemp/(R) V.P. Candidate;
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OUT Q=Dole Kemp message."
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VO-NAT


Bob Dole once again talked up his 15 percent tax cut proposal- saying the government owes it to America.
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SOT 14:12:02
IN Q=

((BOB DOLE/R- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: BUT I REALLY BELIEVE WE HAVE AN OBLIGATION TO FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN AND TAXPAYERS ALLA CROSS AMERICA TO MAKE OUR TAXES FLATTER AND FAIRER AND SIMPLER AND WE'RE GONNA GET THE JOB DONE. CHEERS.))
SUPER=01-Bob Dole/(R) Presidential Candidate;
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OUT Q=THE JOB DONE. CHEERS."
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VO-NAT


Dole promises not to cut social security or medicare to get the tax cut, but instead he says he'll cut un-necessary government spending.
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Clinton


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Clinton


Meanwhile, President Clinton is on the golf course.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Jackson, WY;


The vacationing president says he deliberately avoided watching Bob Dole's acceptance speech.
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SOT 15:09:47
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((WE CAN AFFORD TO HAVE TWO MORE DAYS OF ENJOYMENT THEN WE CAN BACK AND DEAL WITH ALL OF THAT.))
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OUT Q=WITH ALL OF THAT.
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VO-NAT


Clinton is vacationing in Wyoming.
He's due back in Washington Sunday.
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Head-Start


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-58
GRAPHIC=NONE


Two George Allen appointees don't like the popular Head Start program for pre-schoolers.
But the administration was back-pedalling today to separate itself from its ideologies.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
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SUPER=01-Clarence Carter/Va. Social Services Dir.; :18
SUPER=@Beyer; :38
SUPER=@Ellen1; :42
SUPER=01-Robin DeJarnette/The Family Foundation; :54
RUNS=1:35
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.


(( Head Start has broad, bi-partisan support nationally.
In Virginia: two letters, same day, different Allen appointees, one rejecting some Head Start funds -- the other condemning the program's ties to liberal think tanks.
The dying act of a since-dissolved state Council.
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((CLARENCE CARTER/VA. SOCIAL SERVICES DIRECTOR: IT'S NOT CLEAR TO ME HOW THAT HAPPENED. I WOULD TELL YOU THAT THIS LEGISLATION WOULD SUNSET THIS COUNCIL. AND AS IT BEGAN TO CLOSE ITS ACTIVITIES DOWN IN THE MONTHS OF MAY AND JUNE, I SUSPECT SOME THINGS COULD HAVE GOTTEN LOST IN THAT.))
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In steps an angry Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer.
He spoke with local and federal Head Start officials yesterday.
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: TO A PERSON, THEY WERE CONVINCED THAT VIRGINIA HAD WITHDRAWN FROM THE PROGRAM.))
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sot standup 10;19:28

((THE ALLEN ADMINISTRATION SAYS IT SUPPORTS HEAD START. BUT ITS OWN APPOINTEES AND FRIENDS LIKE THE CONSERVATIVE FAMILY FOUNDATION BALK AT WHAT THEY PERCEIVE AS A LIBERAL CURRICULUM RECOMMENDED FOR USE IN THE PROGRAM.))
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sot 09:54:43

((ROBIN DEJARNETTE/THE FAMILY FOUNDATION: IF YOU LOOK THROUGH THEIR ANTI-BIAS CURRICULUM, WHICH I HAVE A COPY OF, YOU CAN FEEL FREE TO READ THROUGH IT, IT TALKS ABOUT DOING AWAY WITH THANKSGIVING. THAT IT'S A VERY RACIAL HOLIDAY. NOW THAT'S SOMETHING BETWEEN PARENTS AND CHILDREN TO DECIDE. THAT'S NOT SOMETHING THAT THE STATE SHOULD BE MANDATING THROUGH A CURRICULUM.))
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sot 09:37:36

((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: THEY MAY BE OBJECTING TO THE ANTI-BIAS CURRICULUM. BUT I HAVE NOT SEEN IT OR READ IT. BUT WHAT IS EVIDENTLY CLEAR IS THAT IN HEAD START, DECISIONS ON CURRICULUM ARE MADE AT THE LOCAL LEVEL. THEY ARE NOT FORCED UPON LOCAL PROGRAMS BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.))
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Pre-schoolers in Pittsylvania and Halifax Counties are most in danger of losing funds.
The feds must now decide whether to accept Virginia's change of heart.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond. ))

Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at 11, a dispute between two brothers turns into a police standoff tonight in Madison Heights,
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and an amazing story tonight as a child falls into a zoo exhibit. A female gorilla comes to his aid.
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Patrick in the WX Office Roll Lake Level MUSIC UP FULL
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Standoff


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#96-68
GRAPHIC=NONE


A dispute between two Madison Heights brothers turned tense tonight after the disagreement escalated into a police standoff.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Madison Heights;


At about six tonight officers were called to this home on Wine-sapp Road.
Police say Keith Comby assaulted both his mother and brother after an argument.
When they arrived at the home, police say Comby brandished a weapon and told them he was not coming out.
A police negiotiator was able to talk Comby out of the home where a .22 caliber rifle and a shotgun were found.
He's been charged with assault.
A police spokesman says the argument started over a broken telephone.
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Wildfires


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Too many fires- Not enough firefighters.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Warm Springs, OR;


That's the case out west where wildfires are burning out of control.
In all, wildfires are racing through parts of seven states- from Northern Idaho to Oregon where a dozen separate fires broke out this week.
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11:06:11
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((QUITE A FEW HOUSES I SAW BURN UP.)) 11:06:22 ((I'VE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE THIS BEFORE.))
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VO-NAT


Ninety percent of federal fireighters are already on the line.
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Va-Firefighters


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-60
GRAPHIC=NONE


The flames may be far from us, but more than 200 Virginians are helping fight the fires out west.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Warm Springs, OR;


This year, fires have blackened more than twice the acreage damaged in an average year.
With high winds and low humidity still fanning wild fires in at least seven states, foresters in our area are on alert.
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SOT
IN Q=It's the highest level

((GARY BRUNK/U.S. FOREST SERVICE: IT'S THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF FIRE ALERT WHICH TELLS US WE NEED TO KEEP OUR OFFICES OPEN. WE NEED TO BE CONTACTING OUR PEOPLE TO MAKE SURE THAT THEY'RE BOTH PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY AVAILBALE TO GO ON FIRES, SO IT'S A PRETTY ACTIVE TIME FOR US RIGHT NOW.))
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OUT Q=right now.
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VO-NAT


The U.S. Forest Service, the National Park Service, and the Virginia Department of Forestry have all dispatched teams to the western states that are now struggling with wild fires.
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False-Rapes


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-61
GRAPHIC=NONE


What sounded like two stories of violent rape turned out to be just that... stories.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Still, the cases tied up Lynchburg investigators for the past two weeks before the women involved admitted they'd lied about being attacked.
One is now facing felony charges.
Police and rape counselors alike hope the false reports don't deter real victims from coming forward.
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SOT 4:58:42//5:48:04
IN Q=I'm hoping that

((DONNA NASH/SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE CENTER: I'M HOPING THAT THE WOMEN WHO DO READ OR HEAR ABOUT THESE SITUATIONS, THAT ARE VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT OR FUTURE VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT, THAT THEY UNDERSTAND THAT THESE ARE SEPARATE INCIDENTS, THAT THEY WILL BE SCRUTINIZED IF THEY DO REPORT.)) ((CMDR. EUGENE WINGFIELD/LYNCHBURG POLICE: WE CERTAINLY DON'T WANT PEOPLE TO PORTRAY THE POLICE AS BEING SOMEONE WHO'S HARDCORE ON THE VICTIMS WHEN THEY COME IN HERE, BECAUSE THAT'S NOT THE CASE AT ALL. AND WE CERTAINLY HOPE THAT WHEN THEY DO OCCUR, THEY'RE GOING TO REPORT THEM, AND WE ARE GOING TO GIVE IT THE HIGHEST PRIORITY.))
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SUPER=01-Cmdr. Eugene Wingfield/Lynchburg Police; :18
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VO-NAT


Authorities say only a small percentage of rape cases turn out to be false reports.
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Bradley-Clinic


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#96-56
GRAPHIC=Health Care


Medical patients all over the country benefit from the Bradley Free Clinic.
While the Roanoke office is not treating these people, many of the clinics that are, started with the help of the Bradley Clinic.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


This clinic has been treating the Roanoke Valley's working poor for 22 years.
Staff members put all their experience down in book form.
Now doctors and community leaders across the United States want a copy of the how-to-book.
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SOT 11:12:30
IN Q=by us spending

((ESTELLE NICHOLS AVNER/BRADLEY FREE CLINIC DIR.: BY US SPENDING A LITTLE TIME WITH SOME PEOPLE WHO ASK FOR OUR HELP IT MAY RESULT IN THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS OF PATIENTS HAVING ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE.))
SUPER=01-Estelle Nichols Avner/Bradley Free Clinic;
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OUT Q=TO HEALTH CARE
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VO-NAT


The book has been in high demand since an article on free clinics appeared in "Parade Magazine" several weeks ago.
Since then the clinic has received letters from every state in the nation.
Some volunteers say that's evidence the need for their services is growing.
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SOT 10:06:00
IN Q=the line seems to

((DR. RANDALL RHEA/BRADLEY CLINIC VOLUNTEER: THE LINE SEEMS TO BE INCREASING. THESE DAYS BUDGET CUTS THROUGH THE STATE HAVE EFFECTED THE SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH THE STATE DEPARTMENT. THERE'S NO CLINIC AT THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT ANYMORE. THE MEDICINE REIMBURSEMENT HAS CHANGED.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Randal Rhea/Bradley Clinic Volunteer;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=HAS CHANGED
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VO-NAT


The Bradley Free Clinic offers dental work, eye exams and physicals.
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Tease#2

Soft Music Under
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=none


Coming up a little later in our newscast, students go surfing with a Senator,
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VO-NAT

but first we'll head to Rockbridge County where a group is mixing a message with the great outdoors to make a bunch of happy campers.
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Kids-Camp


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#96-67
GRAPHIC=NONE


It was once a place frequented by Robert E- Lee and Stonewall Jackson.
Now junior high and high school students can be found at Alum Springs.
A Christian organization bought the site in Rockbridge County.
And after fours years and millions of dollars, Young Life is running at full capacity.
Jay Moore reports.
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SUPER=01-Heather Lenahan/Young Life Volunteer; :52
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OUT Q=Moore, News 7.

(( Think you've been to a summer camp? start mission impossible music
Welcome to the Young Life camp at Alum Springs.
The idea is to get teenagers excited about the christian message.
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SOT 16:25:56
IN Q=So our desire

((LEE CULP/YOUNG LIFE HOSPITALITY COORDINATOR: SO OUR DESIRE IS TO REALLY GIVE KIDS A PLACE TO SHOW EXCELLENCE SO IT SHOWS THEM THAT LIFE CAN BE A LOT OF FUN AND CHRISTIANITY CAN BE A LOT OF FUN.))
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The non- denominational Christian organization provides a wide array of things for teens to do.
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((NAT SOUND: YOU JUMP ON ONE. TWO YOU'RE IN THE AIR. THREE YOU LAND ON THE BLOB, THE PERSON GOES FLYING.))
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Jumpers at 16:27:16
The site was purchased in '92.
Since then, Young Life has spent more than three million dollars on construction and renovation.
It has a mostly volunteer staff of about 60.
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SOT 17:14:25
IN Q=I'm just here

((HEATHER LENAHAN/YOUNG LIFE VOLUNTEER: I'M JUST HERE TRYING TO SHOW HOW GOD WANTS ME TO LIVE AND SERVE HOW GOD HAD SERVED IN MY LIFE. I WANT TO SHOW PEOPLE WHAT GOD HAS BEEN TO ME.))
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This is one of 11 Young Life camps in the country, and the only one in Virginia.
So far this summer the camp has been packed full with more than 200 youngsters.
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SOT 17:42:22
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((MIKE ZUIDEMA: I HOPE TO TAKE AWAY SOME NEW FRIENDS. I HOPE TO HAVE ONE OF THE BEST WEEKS OF MY LIFE AND LEARN MORE ABOUT GOD AND EVERYTHING AND HAVE FUN.))
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OUT Q=and have fun.


Young Life is hoping to provide even more fun.
The camp is still only a third of the way completed.
In Rockbridge County, Jay Moore, News 7.

Gorilla


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#Net H
GRAPHIC=NONE


A toddler is in critical condition tonight in an Illinois hospital after he fell into a zoo's gorilla exhibit.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Brookfield, IL;


The three year old boy fell about 18 feet onto concrete in an area with seven gorillas.
A zoo spokeswoman says a female gorilla came to the boy's rescue.
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(( ))
SUPER=01-Sondra Katzen/Brookfield Zoo;
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OUT Q=to the ambulance
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VO-NAT


Katzen says the gorilla was very gentle and maternal with the boy.
Still he suffered injuries in the fall.
It's not know how the child got over the three foot railing.
But she says no one has ever fallen into the pit before.
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-16
GRAPHIC=none


Highlights of the Skins game with Cincinnati, plus John Smoltz wins his 20th, Jeff Burton wins the pole at Michigan,
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-New York, NY; :00


and more importantly, the fans at Yankee stadium set the world record tonight for the largest Macarena Dance.
More than 50 thousand fans turned out for Macarena night to make the move to the dance craze that originated in Spain three years ago.
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S-Skins


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#RS96-1
GRAPHIC=REDSKINS/BENGALS


Th Washington Redskins played their one and only home preseason game tonight against the Cincinnati Bengals, and instead of finding a starting quarterback, they found out they still have a number of weaknesses.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Washington, DC/WJLA; :00


The first quarter was wild and wooly as Jeff Blake throws over the defense from 11 yards out and Carl Pickens makes the circus catch on his seat to give the Bengals a 7-to-nothing lead.
But back come the Redskins, as Terry Allen takes the handoff up the middle, finds a small seam and takes it 50 yards into the house to tie the game at 7.
SUPER=30-Cincinnati/28/Washington/7;


Blake would then turn the Skins secondary into toast as he burns it with an 85 yard bomb to Darnay Scott who eludes STanley Richard and then outruns Tom Carter, as the Bengals beat the Skins 28 to 7.
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S-Panthers


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Ksh
TAPE#FB96-1
GRAPHIC= Carolina Panthers


The Carolina Panthers host the Buffalo Bills tomorrow night at 8 at Ericcson stadium.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC; :00


Tonight they finally signed top draft pick, Tim Biakabutuka to a seven-year 12-point-seven million dollar contract.
The Panthers were hoping the running back would be their offensive cornerstone, but he's way behind after missing all of training camp.
Althought he may play a little tomorrow night.
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S-Avalanche


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-17
GRAPHIC=avalanche


The Salem Avalanche picked up its fourth straight win at home tonight by smoking the Prince William Cannons 9-to-1.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salem/Cannons vs. Avalanche; :00


Colorado Rockies pitcher Bill Swift who won 21 games with the Giants back in 1993, continued his rehabilitation tonight by pitching 2 innings. He gave up one run as his shoulder continues to mend.
The Avalanche provided plenty of run support tonight Pookie Jones rocks a two run homer.
Blake Barthol then hits this 3 run homer in the 2nd and plates Elvis Pena and Nate Holdren.
SUPER=37-Salem/9/Prince William/1;


The Avalanche wins it 9-to-1. David Nied comes in in relief and picks up the win.
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S-Braves


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-18
GRAPHIC=braves


The Atlanta Braves beat the PIrates tonight 5-to-4, but the real story is that John Smoltz won again to become the majors first 20 game winner this season.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/Pirates vs. Braves; :00


Smoltz took a four hitter into the ninth, but he would have to settle for an seven hitter as he struck out 6 including Orlando Merced.
Terry Pendleton would come home and make himself at home driving in his first
run since the trade with the SUPER=35-Atlanta/5/Pittsburgh/4;

Marlins. He went one for 4 and the Braves win it 5-to-4. Smoltz is now 20-and-6.
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S-Wagner


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-13
GRAPHIC=astros


The national league central division leading Houston Astros beat the Cubs today 8-to-3.
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VO-NAT ENG#


And the Astros local star is getting some derved publicity this week in Sports Illustrated.
In the major league baseball section of the magazine on page 73, former Ferrum star Billy Wagner is featured.
The Tazewell County native is already making a name for himself as the Astros closer out of the bullpen.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Still to come on this Friday night, little Kerri Strug gets ready to begin college, and one of the local NASCAR favorites will sit on the pole this sunday in Michigan. Stay with us for that.

S-Qualify


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#r-33
GRAPHIC=MICHIGAN


The Winston Cup cars are back in Brooklyn, Michigan again this weekend, and as you might have guessed Jeff won the pole today during qualifying.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Brooklyn, MI/ESPN2;:00


Jeff Gordon had won five poles already this year and he just waited patiently for his turn to light up the track.
But the Dupont Chevy was only 7th fastest today.
The man was THIS JEFF, South Boston native Jeff Burton, who went out early in the Exide battery Ford and posted a lap at 185 point 395 miles an hour.
It turned out to be good enough for the top spot in the GM Goodwrench 400.
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((JEFF BURTON/GM GOODWRENCH 400 POLE WINNER:))
SUPER=01-Jeff Burton/GM Goodwrench 400 Pole Winner; :00
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OUT Q=...HOW TO QUALIFY.
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VO-NAT con't


It was great day for the Battery cars as Interstate Battery driver Bobby Labonte qualified second while, Jeff's older brother Ward Burton was 24th, and Dale Earnhardt was 16th. Now the top 25
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Burton//25. Wally Dallenbach;
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=hold michigan

Rick Mast failed to make the top 25 as he qualified the Hooters PONTIAC 29th.

S-Strug


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-19
GRAPHIC=OLYMPICS


One of the biggest stars from the sumer olympic games announced today that she will attend UCLA.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Westwood, CA; :00


Gymnast Kerri Strug, who barely looks old enough for the 8th grade, cannot compete for the Bruins team, because she gave up her NCAA eligibility to tour professionally this coming year.
She will be a voluntary assistant coach and that will allow her to travel and practice with the team.
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-16
GRAPHIC=none


Highlights of the Skins game with Cincinnati, plus John Smoltz wins his 20th, Jeff Burton wins the pole at Michigan,
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-New York, NY; :00


and more importantly, the fans at Yankee stadium set the world record tonight for the largest Macarena Dance.
More than 50 thousand fans turned out for Macarena night to make the move to the dance craze that originated in Spain three years ago.
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Net-Day


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-59
GRAPHIC=Robb


Surfing with a Senator may sound more exciting than it is -- but it's all for a good cause.
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NAT SOT 11:39:01

((HERE'S MY -- DO YOU WANT TO SEE MY OFFICE? OKAY. CLICK THERE.))
SUPER=03-Richmond;
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=click there.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Chuck Robb spent the morning at the Science Museum of Virginia, convincing schoolchildren they should get involved in Net-Day East.
It's a national volunteer program to get schools wired to the Internet.
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SOT 11:45:30
IN Q=Each kit

((SEN. CHUCK ROBB/D-VIRGINIA: EACH KIT THAT SOMEBODY WHO WANTS TO HELP CAN PURCHASE FOR ABOUT THREE HUNDRED DOLLARS AND PROVIDE TO THE SCHOOL. AND THEN ALL THE REST OF THE EFFORT WILL BE DONE BY VOLUNTEERS. PARENTS, TEACHERS, AND OTHERS.))
SUPER=@Robb;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=and others.
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VO-NAT


Anyone interested in helping install or pay for wiring can contact Robb's office.
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Shark


ANCHOR=jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=afr
TAPE#net e
GRAPHIC=NONE


A normal day at work off the coast of Massachusetts turned into quite an adventure for one fishing family.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Beverly, MA;


Along with cod, haddock, and flounder, their net brought up this ONE TON SHARK.
The 17 foot Great White was alive when the Bira-relli family pulled it to the surface.
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SOT 7:38:57
IN Q=never seen on in

((Mike Birarelli/Caught Great White Shark: NEVER SEEN ONE IN MY LIFE, I'VE BEEN FISHING SINCE I WAS 12, NEVER CAUGHT ONE LIKE THIS I'VE CAUGHT SHARKS BEFORE BUT NOTHING EVER THIS BIG. ))
SUPER=01-Mike Birarelli/Fisherman
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=nothing ever this big.
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VO-NAT


The shark died on the 20 mile trip to shore-- which pleased these young curiosity- seekers. (----------------)