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Coming up on News 7-
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Will Danville's teen curfew continue or does the curfew get the boot. Results of tonight's vote.
More Gulf War veterans may have been exposed to chemicals than originally thought. And an eigth grader is suspended for having Midol in class.
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Plus, Robin tells us when the rain will end.
News 7 is next.

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Good Evening.
Teens now have to be by eleven on weekdays and midnight on weekends in Danville.
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But will the curfew continue. Find out what City Council decides tonight.
More than 15 thousand Gulf War Veterans may have been exposed to chemical weapons.
The Pentagon says it was from the destruction of chemical rockets.
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An eighth grade student is suspended from school after having the pain reliever, Midol, in her possession.
School officials say when students feel ill they should go to the nurse.
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Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Danville-Curfew


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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Underage teens in Danville must continue keeping a close eye on their watches.
Tonight, city council voted to renew the city's curfew.
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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(( When city council voted almost a year ago to enact a curfew-- members agreed to revisit the issue a year later, to gage its effectiveness.
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((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF: WE'VE SEEN, AT ELEVEN DURING THE WEEK AND MIDNIGHT ON FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT, JUST A DRAMATIC CHANGE, CAPTAIN RIGNEY IS SITTING RIGHT THERE AND THE POLICE OFFICERS WHO WORK THE STREET, THEY SAY IT'S JUST LIKE TURNING A LIGHT SWITCH OFF, IT IMPROVES SO DRAMATICALLY. ))
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Over the past year, Morris says 148- citations were issued.
But before making a decision, council gave those in the audience a chance to speak.
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((CARY WRIGHT/ENGLISH TEACHER:DON'T VOTE FOR SHORT TERM FIX, VOTE FOR THE FUTURE, VOTE FOR FOLKS WHO YOU WANT MANAGING OUR INDUSTRY, VOTE FOR FOLKS WHO YOU WANT TO LIVE AND COME BACK TO DANVILLE AND SIT WHERE YOU'RE SITTING IN TWENTY YEARS. ))
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In the end, Pete Castiglione, Mayor Linwood Wright and Shirley Mayhew voted AGAINST the measure.
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((SHIRLEY MAYHEW:I DON'T THINK GOVERNMENT NEEDS TO CONTROL ANY MORE THAN IS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY IN THIS COUNTRY, I THINK CHILDREN ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF PARENTS. ))
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The measure approved extends the curfew indefinitely, but Mayor Wright says, while it may sound like the curfew is written in stone, it can be brought back up anytime, at the urging of a majority of city council.
Teresa Hamilton, News 7.))

Chase-Fatal


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A Kentucky man may face a charge of vehicular homicide, after last night's fatal crash in Botetourt County.
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The accident took the life of 29-year old Timothy Wayne Mays of Covington.
The cars collided on a two-lane stretch of US 220 near Gala (GAY-luh).
18-year old Timothy Stocks is still in the hospital tonight, and has not been charged, but authorities in Botetourt County say they are considering their options.
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((JOEL BRANSCOM/BOTETOURT CO. PROSECUTOR: SINCE THERE WAS A DEATH INVOLVED, YOU NORMALLY LOOK AT MANSLAUGHTER. MY PROBLEM WITH THAT IS THAT MANSLAUGHTER CARRIES A MAXIMUM 10 YEAR SENTENCE. THE LARCENY OF THE VEHICLE IS MORE SERIOUS AT LEAST SENTENCE WISE. THERE SEEMS TO BE AN ELEMENT OF MALICE HERE, SO I AM LOOKING VERY CLOSELY AT SOME WAY TO CHARGE HOMICIDE IN THIS CASE.))
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The accident followed a high speed pursuit that began on Interstate 64 in Alleghany County, and continued south on 220.
The car Stocks was driving was reported stolen in Kentucky.
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The state trooper called off the chase moments before the crash, and today state police officials said HE did follow department policies.

Fatal-React


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The tragic accident robbed a Covington mother of her only son.
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Sarah Mays describes her son Timothy as a very special person. Covington residents often saw him with a camera in his hand. His mother says he loved photography since he was boy. He would have celebrated his 30th birthday this month.
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((SARAH MAYS/ VICTIM'S MOTHER; I DON'T GUESS IT COULD BE HELPED. LIKE THEY SAY, SOMETIMES YOU'RE IN THE WRONG PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIME...... I KNOW WE'RE GOING TO MISS HIM.))
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Funeral services for Timothy Mays will be held Thursday morning in Covington.


Gulf-War


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It now appears thousands more U-S troops may have been exposed to Chemical Weapons in the Persian Gulf than originally thought.
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The Pentagon is now boosting the number of troops to more than 15 thousand.
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((KENNETH BACON/PENTAGON SPOKESMAN: I JUST DON'T THINK WE KNOW AT THIS STAGE BUT WE HAVE TO THINK IN TERMS OF A BIG NUMBERS, BIGGER THAN 15 THOUSAND CERTAINLY.))
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The exposure would have been from the destruction of chemical rockets.
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Mideast-Talk


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Only Benjamin Netanyahu and Yasser Arafat know exactly what went on during White House talks this afternoon.
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The Israeli and Palestinian leaders met privately-
It's the start of a summit with President Clinton and Jordan's King Hussein.

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((WHAT WE'RE GOING TO DO IS GO TO WORK, SEE HOW FAR WE CAN GO, SEE WE CAN PRODUCE AND THEN WE'LL MAKE A COMMENT TOMORROW AND ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT IT. BUT I DON'T WANT TO COMMENT ABOUT IT NOW. NOTHING I CAN SAY COULD DO ANYTHING TO HELP MOVE FORWARD WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO DO.))
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A White House official says the meetings went cordially but Arafat and Netanyahu still have very deep differences.
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Perot


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The Presidential debates will go on- WITHOUT Ross Perot.
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A federal judge rejected Perot's bid to be included in Sunday's debate.
The judge said the court lacked jurisdiction over such events.
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He said the complaints belong with the Federal Election Commission.
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((PAT CHOATE/PEROT RUNNING MATE: WE'RE DISAPOINTED BECASUE WE FEEL WE SHOULD BE IN THE DEBATE. WE THINK THE AMERICAN PEOPLE SINCE THEY'VE PAID HAVE EARNED THE RIGHT WE THINK WE HAVE A SOLID CASE.))
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The Federal Election commission voted to keep Perot out saying he did not have a viable chance of winning the election.
Perot says he will appeal.
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Fifth-District


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In what may have been their only joint appearance before the November election, Fifth District candidates Virgil Goode and George Landrith squared off in Farmville tonight.
Steve Smallshaw tells us voters may notice more similarities than
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In political terms, it's not much of a debate when the two candidates agree on just about every issue.
From regulating tobacco to balancing the budget, both George Landrith and Virgil Goode touched on many of the same themes.
But in front of this mostly college- age crowd, they disagreed on education: Landrith supports vouchers for public schools, Goode doesn't.
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((GEORGE LANDRITH: I SUPPORT THE IDEA OF VOUCHERS RATHER THAN TAX CREDITS, YOU DON'T NEED A BUREACRACY TO DO IT.))
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((VIRGIL GOODE/D- 5TH DISTRICT CANDIDATE: I'M A FIRM SUPPORTER OF PUBLIC EDUCATION, VOUCHERS WOULD ONLY END UP HARMING OUT PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEMS. ))
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By far the more partisan candidate, Landrith tried hard to pin the liberal Democrat label on Goode, as he blasted President Clinton for high taxes and low standards.
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((LANDRITH: IF THE DEMOCRATS TAKE CONTROL OF CONGRESS, YOU'LL HAVE THE MOST LEFT WING ADMINISTRATION EVER. ))
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But Goode continued to toe the middle line... the maverick politican who bucked his own party in last year's General Assembly, insisted he'd be his own man in Washington.
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((GOODE: IF IT'S BOB DOLE, YOU'RE NOT THERE TO REPRESENT BOB DOLE, IF IT'S BILL CLINTON, YOU'RE NOT THERE TO REPRESENT BILL CLINTON, YOU'RE THERE TO DANCE WITH THE PEOPLE WHO BROUGHT YOU THERE.))
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Steve Smallshaw, News7, Farmville.))
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When News 7 at 11 returns, residents in Martinsville and Henry county debate merging,
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and we'll tell you why the former heavyweight champion of the world was arrested today in Martinsville.
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Unabomber


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More charges for the suspected Unabomber.
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Theodore Kaczynski was indicted in New Jersey for the bombing death of an advertising executive in 1994.
It's the latest in a string of charges that span six states and involve eight attacks.
Kaczynski could face the death penalty for charges in both California and New Jersey.
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McCall


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TAPE#96-78
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Former W-B-C heavyweight champion Oliver McCall said he was through with drugs.
But today, the local boxer was arrested in Martinsville.
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McCall was charged with driving under the influence and disorderly conduct.
Authorities got complaints about a suspect breaking windows at a local church boxing ring, as well as at the Paradise Inn.
Police found McCall driving a van that matched the witness's description.
McCall's possible connection to the property damage is still under investigation.
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McCall won the W-B-C heavyweight championship two years ago, when he defeated Lennox Lewis.

L'burg-Robberies


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Lynchburg police have made an arrest in a string of robberies.
30-year old Willie James Raven Junior has been charged with three counts of robbery in Lynchburg and Campbell County.
Authorities say Raven robbed two bakery thrift stores and the Star Value supermarket in the last week.
He is a suspect in several other robberies in the area.
Raven is being held on a 45- thousand dollars bond.

Merger-Meeting


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Martinsville and Henry County officials got an earful tonight from their residents.
The officials are trying to decide if they should study a proposed merger between the city and county.
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Kimberly Mcbroom joins us from Martinsville were residents got to voice their opinions tonight. Kim were there many merger opponents at the meeting tonight?
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(Rollcue: two cents worth about consolidation,)
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(Q&A:What would be the next step if the officials agree to the study?)


Food-Stamps


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#96-74
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Virginia officials have said all along that a federal waiver means state welfare reform supercedes the federal law.
That federal welfare reform takes effect today.
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SUPER=03-Richmond;


But Virginia officials have suddenly conceded people on food stamps WILL feel the federal law's impact.
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((CLARENCE CARTER/VA. SOCIAL SERVICES COMMISSIONER: WE DON'T CURRENTLY HAVE IN PLACE A MECHANISM TO TRACK ALL OF THE INDIVIDUALS WHO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS. SO WE HAVE AN AWFUL LOT OF WORK TO DO TO PUT THAT FOOD STAMPS COMPONENT IN PLACE.))
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Virginia's plan has phased in a work requirement for those who get Aid for Families with Dependent Children.
Now, the federal government's pushing Virginians who receive food stamps-- and who are between 18 and 50 --onto the payroll.
If they don't have a job by March, they lose their food stamps.
Warning letters from the state will go out next month.
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Up next on the newscast, Governonr Allen's trip to Poland brings business to our area,
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and a student in Ohio receives a 10 day suspension for having Midol in her possesion.
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Midol


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An eighth grade honor student was thrown out of school for possessing Midol in class.
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Erica Taylor is serving a ten day suspension and she could be expelled.
The move came after Taylor accepted the non-prescription menstrual pain reliever from a friend.
School officials say "policy is policy and students who are ill are supposed to go to the school nurse.
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((STEVE CLIFTON/SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: WE WANT TO GET OUT OF THE BUSINESS OF MAKING DECISIONS ABOUT WHETHER OR NOT YOUR SON OR DAUGHTER WILL REACT INAPPROPIRATELY TO MIDOL OR ANOTHER MEDICATION. WE WANT TO GET OUT OF THAT BUSINESS. WE'VE GOT A CLEAR RULES FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICAION. THOSE NEED TO BE FOLLOWED EACH AND EVERY TIME.))
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Taylor had perfect attendance this past year.
She says she got the pills when she started feeling ill but she never took them.

NRV-Poland


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TAPE#96-79
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Governor Allen's trade mission to Poland has proven profitable for two New River Valley businesses.
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SUPER=03-Radford/File Tape;


The RADVA Corporation's announced a deal to supply its pre-fab housing manufacturing equipment to a Polish company.
A new company called Rad-panel will be formed to operate the equipment at a facility in Poland.
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/File Tape;


And Virginia Tech Library Systems has signed an agreement to provide software and support services to 24 Polish libraries.
The deal represents an EXPANSION of the company's Polish market. The University of Warsaw currently uses V-T-L-S software.
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Governor Allen finishes his European trade mission and returns to Virginia tomorrow.

Almanac


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The weather numbers for September were on the wet side thanks to all the tropical action from Hurricane Fran. Will October be kinder and drier? Here's our monthly almanac.
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S-Jordan


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Baseball highlights from today's opening division games comeing your way plus, girl's high school hoops, Frank Beamer, and Roy Stanley with a wrapup of today's Merrill Lynch Shootout.
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But first Michael Jordan was back in Chapel Hill today along with his Mom and other family members making another donation to his alma mater's Institute for Families.
The $1 million dollar gift, will go toward finding solutions to the problems facing families today.
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No problems with this coming Saturday's slate of games here on WDBJ. At Noon, NC State and Maryland get the day started.
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and then at 3:30 the Bis East takes over with West Virginia hosting Boston College.
The rest of your sports is coming up right after this short break.
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S-Byrd


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6=19
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After opening district play with wins over Botetourt, and Salem, William Byrd needed only to knock off Northside last night to take over control in the Blue Ridge.
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SUPER=03-Vinton/Northside vs. William Byrd; :00


A nice crowd was rocking the Terriers doghouse last night, as those folks would see Stephanie Parnell get Lara Nester's miss and convert the putback in the paint.
But Northside was the real deal, as Amy Heath makes the nice move between two defenders and goes to the hoop for the bucket.
SUPER=33-Northside/50/William Byrd/38;


Crystal Barnett would then get the assist to Samantha Webb for the jumper and Northside rocks Byrd with the 50-to-38 win.
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S-Botetourt


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SUPER=03-Daleville/Salem vs. Lord Botetourt; :00


In Daleville, the news of Byrd's loss was almost as welcome as the return of Sarah Hicks, who played her first game in two weeks after hurting her ankle.
Salem would get it going as Erin Patrick gets the rock to Elizabeth cray for the long jumper for the Spartans.
But it was mostly a Botetourt night as HIcks goes to sara Moore, and her running mate two of her 14 on the turnaround.
SUPER=33-Salem/48/Lord Botetourt/63;


Moore would then return the favor to Hicks. Sarah scores 31 last night as Botetourt whips Salem 63-to-48.
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Also, last night Floyd moves to 10-and1 with the 64-to-40 win over Glenvar.
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And don't forget Steve Mason will have this week's edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly today on News 7 at 5 and 11pm.
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Sports Tease


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WRITER=Mike
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Still to come tonight,
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Roy Stanley reports from the Homestead's cascades course where the man with the stogie smoked the field in the Merrill Lynch Shootout.
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S-Orioles


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WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-21
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It's been a tumultuous few days for major league baseball, but yesterday peace was restored somewhat.
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SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD/ESPN; :00


The umpires who had threatened to boycott the playoffs after Roberto Alomar spat in one of their brethren's face last week, came to work.
As did Alomar who took his spot at second base while being serenaded with a chorus of boos by his home fans.
But once the Orioles and Indians got game one of their series underway they were hitting instead of spitting.
Brady Anderson leads off the game with a solo homer to right and it's 1-to-nothing Orioles.
The Indians Manny Ramirez would answer that with a solo shot of is own to left field. It's 1-to-1 in the top of the second.
B.J. Surhoff would answer that one for the Orioles with another solo blast to right center in the bottom of the second.
But the back and forth nonsense would end in the sixth when the Orioles got five runs, four coming off Bobby Bonilla's grand slam, that plates
SUPER=35-Cleveland/4/Baltimore/10/Orioles Lead 1-0;

Anderson, Todd Zeile and Rafael Palmiero and the Orioles smoke the Indians 10-to-4 with four homers.
Game two of the best of five series is set for this afternoon at one.
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S-Umps


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-16
GRAPHIC=BALTIMORE


The umpires were expected to skip today's game even though they wanted to work all along.
The turning point came when AL president gen Budig agreed to hear Alomar's suspension appeal this Thursday.
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((TIM WELKE/AMERICAN LEAGUE UMPIRE:))
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In case you still have't seen it, here is the spit by Alomar that has rightfully caused all of the fuss this since last Friday.
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S-Yanks


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-17
GRAPHIC=YANKS/RANGERS


The New York Yankees closed out the first day of division series last night as they hosted the Texas Rangers in the house that Ruth Built, and Steinbrenner remodeled.
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It should have been another lovely chapter in David Cone's comeback from a shoulder aneurysm, instead was another bash for the Rangers.
Juan Gonzalez and Dean Palmer hit homers in the fourth to drive in five runs.
SUPER=35-Texas/6/New York/2/Rangers Lead 1-0;

Texas takes game one 6-to-2 in their first playoff appearance for the franchise.
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S-Cards


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TAPE#s6-22
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The other afternoon opening game yesterday was in the national League in St. Louis where the Cardinals hosted the Padres.
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Gary Gaetti, the former Minnesota Twin showed the young players on the St.

Louis roster what the postseason is all about as he opened the game with a this
3 run homer in the first SUPER=35-San Diego/1/St. Louis/3/Cardinals Lead 1-0 ;

to give the Cards the lead for good.
Todd Stottlemeyer gave up just one run in 6 and two thirds inning to get the win as St. Louis beats San Diego in game one 3-to-1.
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Game two in that series is set for Thursday back in St. Louis.
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The Braves and Dodgers open their best of five today in LA.

S-Golf


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NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-18
GRAPHIC=Merrill Lynch shootout


Vietnam Veteran Walter Morgan made his first appearance in the Merrill Lynch shootout a memorable one today as took home the $130 thousand dollar first place check.
Roy Stanley has more from the Cascades course.
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SOT
IN Q="first audio
SUPER=03-Hot Springs/Merrill Lynch Shootout; :00
SUPER=01-Bob "Gency" Bowers; :10
SUPER=01-Jim Colbert/17 Career Senior Wins; :38
SUPER=01-J.C. Snead/Eliminated on 14-th Hole; 1:01
SUPER=01-Walter Morgan/Merrill Lynch Shootout Champion; 1:18
SUPER=@Roy1; 1:25
RUNS=1:36

(-------------) OUT Q=.........news 7 sports."