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News-Head

ANCHOR=Ron
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Next on News Seven-- The clean-up continues
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as the damage of Hurricane Fran is evident.
A large number of residents in Southside are still without power.
Eight tractor trailers mix it up on Interstate 81, backing up traffic for miles.
And the Head Start Program gets kids off on the right foot.
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ANCHOR=Ron
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The News is Next!

81-Ax


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# 96-68
GRAPHIC=Accident


Tonight eight- tractor trailers mixed it up on Interstate 81 and left traffic backed up for miles in Botetourt County.
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SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


It happened around seven O'Clock near exit 1-65.
Authorities say these trucks were driving northbound when one of them decided to stop on the James River Bridge.
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((JOHNNY CARSON/BUCHANAN RESCUE SQUAD: THERE WAS LIKE A CHAIN REACTION. SEVEN, POSSIBLY EIGHT TRACTOR TRAILERS.. YOU KNOW JUST BOOM, BOOM, BOOM RIGHT IN THE REAR END OF EACH OTHER. THERE WERE INITIALLY 10 PATIENTS MOST WITH MINOR INJURIES. ONE OF WHICH WAS TRANSPORTED TO ROANOKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.))
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Traffic was delayed for hours as the trucks were towed away.
Authorities say the one person injured was not seriously hurt.
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Death-Toll


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# None
GRAPHIC=Hurricane Fran


Hurricane Fran's death total in Virginia has risen to 11.
A Riner man has died as a result of a vehicle accident on Friday.
21- year- old Anthony Long died yesterday morning at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
On Friday, Long drove his car off route 6-58 into a creek, killing his passenger 16-year-old Susan Meadows.

HALIFAX-FLOODING


ANCHOR=RON
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=DAL
TAPE# 96-69
GRAPHIC=Flood Aftermath


The Dan River crested this morning... but it will be days before South Boston residents are able to begin cleaning up.
41-hundred Virginia Power customers in and around Halifax County are STILL without electricity.
Denise Allen has more from southside.
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SUPER=01-Staley Epps/South Boston Resident; :12
SUPER=01-Debbie Ellington/Franklin Garage Owner; :36
SUPER=01-Robert Burns/Climate Control Inc.; 1:01
SUPER=01-Patrick Gould/Virginia Power; 1:20
SUPER=@Denise2; 1:36
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((For many the Dan River is like an unwanted house guest that won't leave.
Flood waters are still up in South Boston and Halifax County, keeping residents from cleaning up after tropical storm Fran.
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((STALEY EPPS/SOUTH BOSTON RESIDENT: THE ONLY THING I WAS ABLE TO SAVE WAS MY DOG AND I GOT A BOAT AND WENT BACK AND GOT MY CAT OUT ON THE WATER. OTHER THAN THAT I LOST EVERYTHING.))
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If Fran hit you hard, chances are you'll need an insurance agent.
But if you deal with Hudson Insurance, Fran beat you there.
Actually this business was lucky, water damage there was minimal.
But the owners of Franklin Garage didn't fare as well.
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((DEBBIE ELLINGTON/FRANKLIN GARAGE OWNERS WE DIDN'T GET MUCH DONE FRIDAY, OTHER THAN MOVING OUT AND IT DOESN'T LOOK LIKE IT'S GOING TO RECEDE ENOUGH FOR US TO GET BACK IN BUSINESS TOMORROW. THAT'S OUR BIGGEST PROBLEM IS NOT BEING HERE FOR OUR CUSTOMERS THAT NEED US.))
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(( ))
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Workers at Climate Control are still trying to keep Fran out.
The dyke protecting the business gave way early this morning.
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((ROBERT BURNS/CLIMATE CONTROL INC.: THE BANK WAS GIVING A WAY THERE AND WE PUT SAND AND DIRT THERE YESTERDAY. SO WE'RE BUILDING IT ON UP TO KEEP IT FROM COLLAPSING AND THE WATER FROM GOING INSIDE THE BUILDING.))
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Flood waters are keeping the power companies from trouble spots.
Crews are coming from as far away as Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi, to help Virginia Power.
But it still could be days before many residents will be able to turn on the lights.
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((PATRICK GOULD/VIRGINIA POWER: AS WE'RE PUTTING THE LINES BACK UP WE'RE DISCOVERING MORE AND MORE DAMAGE TO OUR EQUIPMENT. SO THE PACE IS SLOWER AND WE NEED MORE CONTRACTORS. WE EXPECT AT LEAST ANOTHER COUPLE OR THREE DAYS TO GET ALL OUR CUSTOMERS BACK ON.))
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Patrick Gould says by Tuesday 95-percent of their customers should have their service restored.
Owners of the Franklin Garage hope to be back in business by Wednesday.
And Staley Epps hopes the government will help him get back on his feet.
Denise Allen News 7.))

D'Ville-Flooding


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-66
GRAPHIC=Flooding Aftermath


About three thousand customers on the Danville Electric System are still without power.
And officials say they are considering rebuilding power lines in the most severely hit areas.
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SUPER=03-Danville;


It may take several more days before all customers get power.
And if you have storm damage, city officials are asking you to give them a call.
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((RICHARD TURNER/DANVILLE DEPUTY CITY MGR: WE'VE ESTABLISHED A SEPARATE LINE 797-8853 FOR DANVILLE RESIDENTS TO CALL TO ADVISE THE CITY OF PROPERTY DAMAGE.))
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The city will then forward this information to FEMA.
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That number once again is 804-797-8853.
Officials say this number is for reporting storm damage only.
Do not call to report power outages.
The line is open from nine to six tomorrow.

Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Ron
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Still to come on News 7 at 11--
Did Iraqi troops fire at U-S aircraft?
There's two conflicting stories.
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And, Rapper Tupac Shakur (TOO'-pahk shah-KOOR') is in the hospital after being shot.
But first let's check in with Kimberly,
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Kim in WX CENTER
Okay, Ron--
We sure enjoyed a lot of sunshine today-- although the lingering tropical air mass did drop some scattered showers and storms.
While the Richmond area saw the heaviest rainfall-- most of our reporting cities saw anywhere from a trace to a half inch.... Roll Lake Levels MUSIC UP FULL
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Cleanup


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net-e
GRAPHIC=Flood Aftermath


Hurricane Fran maybe gone from our area... but NOT forgotten.
Swollen rivers and rainwater are NOW threatening EASTERN North Carolina counties with flooding.
City streets in Wilmington are flooded again, and traffic is backed up for miles.
This after many residents spent the day cleaning up.
Art Rascon reports.
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(( Another day of hard labor.
Everywhere you go in this city of Wilmington...trees are being cleared...boats are being moved...shattered glass and wood, hauled away.
But on the barrier islands...where most of the serious damage is...residents are still not allowed to return to their homes.
IT'S REAL FRUSTRATING THAT WE CANNOT SEE IF THERE IS ANY DAMAGE> IF THERG IS DAMAGE WE COULD GET OVER THEIR AND FIX IT."
Electricity is still out in most of the region....so, the hot commodity here...is ice.
WE DIDN'T GET OFF TILL 12-MIDNIGHT. PEOPLE WILL PAY 50-DOLLARS FOR ICE."
I WANTED 4-BAGS."
Alan and Deloris Boman waited in line nearly 3-hours for their 4- bags.
WE DON'T KNOW HOW DEPENDENT WE ARE ON ELECTRICITY UNTIL WE'RE OUT OF IT. THAT'S THE BIGGEST INCONVIENCE."
From ice lines...to food lines...((NATS--UP--"thank-you") ....and in the midst of this misery...are profiters. --
"THEY'RE 10-DOLLARS APIECE."...SELLING T-SHIRTS. AND FROM FLORIDA..CHAINSAWS.
RASCOM: THERE IS SO MUCH DEBRIS IT WILL TAKE MONTHS TO CLEAN UP. AND RECONSTRUCTION ALONG THE BEACH COULD TAKE YEARS. EARLY DAMAGE ESTIMATES ARE ALREADY WELL INTO THE HUNDREDS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS. ART R. CBSN, WILM. N.C.))

BV-FLOODING


ANCHOR=RON
NEWSCAST=11P
WRITER=DAL
TAPE# 96-63
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The city of Buena Vista has been rocked by flooding several times in the last year.
This time Fran didn't pack the WALLOP city officials expected.
But they were prepared.
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SUPER=03-Buena Vista/June 1995;


In the summer of '95 the city was hit by BACK to BACK floods.
High waters tore up roads and left many homeless.
SUPER=04-Friday;


This weekend several streets flooded, but officials say it wasn't even close to what they experienced in recent floods.
And if high waters do come, officials say Buena Vista's flood wall will provide some protection.
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((RICHARD FLORA/BUENA VISTA CITY MGR: THE LEVY BEING THERE HAS GIVEN SOME PEOPLE A LITTLE COMFORT AND IT WOULD GIVE US PROTECTION. IT ISN'T COMPLETED SO THE WATER WOULD STILL BACK UP THROUGH THE INTERIOR STREAM. BUT AS FAR AS THE RIVER IT WOULD NOT GET TWO US.))
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Richard Flora says the flood wall will be 90-percent complete by November.
He says the wall and levy will be operational by that time.

Tupac-Shakur


ANCHOR=Ron
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Rapper Tupac Shakur (TOO'-pahk shah-KOOR') is in critical condition after being shot several times on the streets of Las Vegas.
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He received several bullet wounds to his chest last night.
SUPER=03-Las Vegas, NV/Yesterday;


Shakur and a record company executive were shot in a car in Las Vegas as they rode in a ten car convoy.
They were apparently headed to a nightclub after watching the Mike Tyson heavyweight fight when a white Cadillac pulled alongside and riddled the car with bullets.
It's the second time the rapper has been shot.
In November 1994, Shakur was shot five times in the lobby of a Manhattan recording studio.
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Iraq


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=rjo
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Iraq officials are claiming their troops fired on U-S and allied aircraft today... but missed.
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SUPER=03-Irbil, Iraq;


Iraqi officials say it took place over the no-fly zones.
The state-run news agency also says the U-S and Allied planes fled when challenged by Iraq.
The report comes amid new fighting among rival Kurdish factions in northern Iraq.
However, U-S officials say Iraq has made NO challenge of any significance and patrolling is continuing in the area on a regular basis.
The no-fly zone was extended by President Bill Clinton last Wednesday on the second day of U-S cruise missile attacks in the area.
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Okinawa


ANCHOR=Ron
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SUPER=03-Okinawa, Japan;


Almost a million Okinawans voted on whether or NOT they wanted U-S forces to remain on their island... and their answer was a resounding... NO.
Residents on the Japanese island voted by a ten-to-one margin today in favor of CUTTING the number of U-S military bases there.
The controversy heated up last year after a 12-year-old Japanese girl was raped by three American servicemen.
Even though the referendum is not binding... it was closely watched by Tokyo and Washington officials.
More than 30-thousand American troops are stationed there.
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Later in the Newscast-- we'll update you on some school closings in our area.
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And,
This program helps kids in the pre- school years.
We'll tell you what that's all about when News-7 continues.
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Business-Review


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There might be more than one local phone company for customers in the Roanoke and New River Valleys.
And a new hospital is in the works in Montgomery County.
Let's recap the week's top economic stories in southwest and central Virginia with the News-7 Business Review.
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Tape 96-75-- 6:35 (( Lynchburg leaders celebrated Labor day in style Monday--
Frito Lay's arrival, coupled with last week's announcement that Tessy Plastics is moving into the same industrial park makes 1996 the best year ever for economic expansion in the region. Tape 96-66-- 40-23)
R-and-B Communications has been serving local phone customers in Boteourt County for years.
Now the company has filed with the FCC for a larger coverage area, meaning a likely local challenger to Bell Atlantic in Roanoke and the New River Valleys. tape 96-21-- 26:41
Southern Virginia college has fought through financial troubles, and reopened this year as a co-ed school.
The former Southern Seminary began classes this week, after being bought last year by Mormon investors.
Stock Tape #2: 45:00


ETS International, an environmental and infrastructure company based in Roanoke announced Tuesday it registered a net profit for the fourth quarter, but a slight loss for the fiscal year.
The loss is attributed to acquisitions that should help the company in the long term.
Stock Tape #4 45:00


Roanoke Electric Steel has posted it's 3rd quarter earnings-- they fell more than 43% from the same period last year.
A shutdown during an equipment uprgrade caused the slip.))
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Anchor=Ron
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Also,
The Carilion Radford Community Hospital is planning a new 30 million dollar, 97 bed hospital near the intersection of Interstate 81 and Route 177 in Montgomery County.

Head-Start


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#96-64
GRAPHIC=Education


The name says it all: Head Start. Another year is underway for the program that helps kids in the all-important pre-school years.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Head Start provides care and a safe place for children three to five years old while their parents get on their feet in the work force.
Dental checkups, nutrition and play are all a big part of Head Start.
The Campbell Avenue program helps children learn to make decisions by first letting them choose their own play areas.
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((RENEE ROPER/HEAD START TEACHER: WE'RE DOING THE TEACHING ALL THE SAME TIME THE CHILDREN PLAY. CHILDREN DO LEARN THROUGH PLAY. THIS IS EXACTLY HOW HEAD START OPERATES.))
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Teachers and volunteers talk to the children as they play to encourage socialization and vocabulary.
Head Start is funded mostly by federal block grants.
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Jackson-River


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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Roanoke's Jackson River Middle School will open tomorrow after a week delay.
The newly renovated school didn't open with the other city schools last week because renovation work had not been completed.
School starts for the sixth, seventh, and eighth graders at 7:40.
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School-Information


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=School Information


There are several schools that are closed tomorrow due the recent flooding.
They include the counties of:
SS=Full Screen


Augusta,
Halifax,
Pendleton County- West Virginia, and
Pittsylvania County.

S-Skins


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#RS96-1
GRAPHIC=Skins/Bears


Terry Allen scored the only touchdown of the game and the Washington Redskins bounce back with a 10 to 3 win over the Chicago Bears.
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SUPER=03-Washington, DC/FOX SPORTS; ;


Bear linebacker Bryan Cox waiting for the start of the game.
Washington turned it over in the first quarter Allen fumbles the ball and Vincent Smith picks it up at the Bear 31 yard line.
Several plays later Chicago's Carlos Huerta boots this 37 yard field goal and the Bears led 3 to nothing in the first quarter.
The first half ended with the score tied at 3 to 3. Scott Blanton hits this 50 yard field goal as the first half came to an end.
The Skins moved into Chicago's end of the field. Gus Frerotte hands off to Allen he goes over the right side from 28 yards out to score Washington led 10 to 3.
Chicago had three plays inside the SUPER=30-Washington/10/Chicago/3/;20

to tie the game but the Redskin defense held and Washington gets the win at R-F-K 10 to 3.
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S-Panthers


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB96-1
GRAPHIC=Panthers/Saints


John Kasay booted five field goals as the Carolina Panthers beat the New Orleans Saints 22 to 20.
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SUPER=03-New Orleans, LA/FOX SPORTS; :


The Panthers trailed 7 to nothing in the first quarter then the Panthers struck. Winslow Oliver field this punt cuts to the left sideline and out runs the Saints on his way to an 84 yard touchdown to tie the game at 7 to 7.
The Saints rallied to take the lead. Jim Everett goes to the air and hits Haywood Jefferies on this 27 yard touchdown pass to make it 14 to 7 Saints.
Kasay did the rest. He booted a 51 SUPER=30-Carolina/22/New Orleans/20/;

yarder in the second then this 27 yarder in the fourth quarter gave the Panthers their second win 22 to 20 over the Saints.
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S-Ravens


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB96-2
GRAPHIC=NFL Logo


Mike Tomczak passed for two touchdowns today as the Pittsburgh Steelers get a 31 to 17 win over the Baltimore Ravens.
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SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA/FOX SPORTS; :


The Steelers on the rebound after last weeks loss.
And who says Rod Woodson is a step slow. No way. Woodson intercepts this vinny Testaverde pass and he dashes down the sideline on his way to a 43 yard touchdown and a 7 to nothing Steeler lead.
Testaverde came back. He drops back to pass but his receivers are covered so Testaverde takes off and scores his second T-D of the season on the 6 yard run to tie it at 7.
But Tomczak threw two second half SUPER=30-Pittsburgh/31/Baltimore/17/;

touchdown passes this 5 yarder to Charles Johnson and the Steelers beat the Ravens 31 to 17.
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S-Cowboys


ANCHOR=Roy
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WRITER=Roy
TAPE#=S6-13
GRAPHIC=NFL LOGO


The Vikings, Bills, Oilers, tigers and Chiefs were also winners tonight in the N-F-L
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SUPER=03-Irving, TX/FOX SPORTS; :


The Cowboys bounced back from their season opening loss to Chicago. Troy Aikman throws the first of his three touchdowns, an 8 yarder to Deon Sanders Dallas led 7 to nothing.
The second went to Kevin Williams and then he hit Emmitt Smith on the 5 yard T-d pass the Cowboys blank the Giants.
For all of the scores lets check the boards.
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S-College


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#TF96-1
GRAPHIC=Tech Football


The top five teams remained unchanged in the Associated Press College football Poll.
Nebraska is followed by Tennessee, Florida State, Florida and Colorado.
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SUPER=03-Akron, OH/Hokies vs Zips; :


Virginia Tech dropped from 15-th to 19-th in this weeks poll. The Hokies had a scare at Akron but Freshman Shryone Stith rushed for two touchdowns as the Hokies beat the Zips 21 to 18.
SS=03-Charlottesville/Cavaliers vs Chippewas; :


Meantime, Virginia moved to 22-nd in the poll. Yesterday in Charlottesville Tiki Barber rushed for 147 yards and two touchdowns as the Cavaliers beat Central Michigan 55 to 21.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
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And coming up, The Orioles and Mets win today a champion is crowned at the New River Valley Speedway.
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And Steffi Graf and Pete Sampras are the winners at the U-S Open.
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S-Open


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-13
GRAPHIC=U.S. Open


Steffi Graf won her third U-S open title and Pete Sampras won his first Grand slam title of the year in the men's final.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-New York, NY/CBS SPORTS; :


Graf was facing Monica Seles in the finals for the second year in a row.
Seles was putting on the pressure in the first set. On this point she chases down the drop shot and hits the winner to tie the set at 5 to 5.
But Graf came back strong. She hits this forehand winner on a service return and won the first set 7-5 in the tiebreaker.
Graf Dominated from this point and she would win the final set 6 to 4 adding the U.S. Open to her list of Grand Slam titles this year.
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((STEFFI GRAF/U.S. OPEN WINNER: ))
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The Men's final was just exciting Pete Sampras and Michael Chang going head to head. Sampras wins this point when he smokes the forehand winner down the baseline.
Sampras would finish the match with the ace winning his fourth Open title 6-1, 6-4, 7-6.
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S-Braves


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-16
GRAPHIC=Braves/Mets


Todd Hundley's 40-th home run matches roy campanella's major league record for homers in one season by a catcher and it also led the Mets to a 6 to 2 win over the Braves.
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SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/WTBS; :


The Mets took the early 2 to nothing lead when Bernard Gilkey hits a shot to right field scoring Hundley and Jason Hardtke in the third inning of the game.
Trailing 5 to nothing, Braves Shortstop Chipper Jones gets all of this pitch for a two run homer, his 30-th and Atlanta trailed by a score of 5 to 2.
Hundley's homer came in the seventh SUPER=35-New York/6/Atlanta/2/;

a solo blast over the right field fence for his 40-th which is also a met's team record for homers in a season New York beats Atlanta 6 to 2.
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S-Orioles


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-15
GRAPHIC=Orioles/Tigers


The Baltimore Orioles used their power today to beat the Detroit tigers 6 to 2.
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SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD/WKBD; :


A sunny hot day at Camden Yards as the Orioles hosted the Tigers.
In the fifth inning, Bobby Higginson gets all of this pitch sending it over the centerfield wall for a solo homer and the game was tied at 2 to 2.
But the Orioles got back to back homers in the 8-th inning. Rafael Palmerio with this solo blast over the right field wall Baltimore led 3 to 2.
Then the next batter Bobby Bonilla SUPER=35-Baltimore/6/Detroit/2/;

delivers sending this pitch to right field almost in the same place and the Orioles cruise to the 6 to 2 win over the Tigers.
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S-Scores


ANCHOR=Roy
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TAPE#=S6-17
GRAPHIC=NONE
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SUPER=03-New York, NY/MSG NETWORK; :


Thanks to Toronto's Ed Sprague, The Yankees lead on Baltimore in the American league East is only three games.
Sprague hit a pair of two run homers as the Jays beat the Yankees.
For all of the scores lets check the boards.
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SUPER=0092-j/Pittsburgh/4//Los Angeles/1///;
RUNS=:40
OUT Q=...LAST SCORE
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S-Race


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#R-34
GRAPHIC=New River Logo


The New River Valley Speedway held its final regular season race of the season and also crowned a points champion.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Radford; :


Track favorite Johnny Rumley took the checkered flag winning the Shepherd Auto Supply 200 for his second win of the season at the short track in Radford.

But the big winner was Chad Harris of Stuart's Draft in car number 75. His third place finish gave him the tracks points championship. (-------------)