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NOON-HEADLINES

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Palestinians in the West Bank are protesting against talks with Israel. They're burning American and Israeli flags and chanting anti-Israeli slogans.
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And it looks like the son of Evel Knievel may NOT be performing in Salem this weekend after his arrest in Roanoke this week.
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Don't go away, News 7 at Noon is next.

Mideast-reax


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=mideast peace talks


The Palestinians and Israelis may be no closer to resolving their differences after this week's summit in Washington DC, but President Clinton is optimistic about the impact of the talks.
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((I'M CONVINCED THIS PROCESS AND THESE PARTIES ARE IN BETTER SHAPE IN THEIR RELATION TO ONE ANOTHER THAN THEY WERE TWO DAYS AGO AND PLEASE PLEASE GIVE US A CHANCE TO MAKE THIS THING WORK IN THE DAYS AHEAD.))
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Representatives from the two sides will meet Sunday with an American negotiator at the Israeli-Gaza border. No deadlines were set... only a promise to negotiate on a full time basis.
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Hebron-Demonstration


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net
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VO-NAT
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But today Palestinians in the West Bank are demonstrating to show their distrust in any negotiations with Israel.
Protesters are marching through the streets waving Palestinian flags and chanting anti-Israeli slogans.
They have burnt both Israeli and American flags and set fire to a portrait of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Plane-Crash


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=plane crash comm


The search for bodies in the Pacific Ocean is underway off the coast of Peru.
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A Peruvian jet crashed there yesterday shortly after reporting mechanical problems as it was heading from Lima to Santiago.
Of the 70 people on board, ALL are presumed dead. 21 people boarded the flight in Miami, four of whom were Americans.
Crews found the plane broken in two about 30 miles off shore.
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Knievel


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-69
GRAPHIC=NONE


Robbie Knievel is still hoping to go through with his planned motorcycle jump this weekend in Salem, but his sponsors have pulled out after he was arrested for public intoxication.
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VO-NAT
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The son of motorcycle legend Evel Knievel was scheduled to jump over 25 cars at the Salem Civic Center.
But the event was cancelled yesterday, after his arrest in a northwest Roanoke neighborhood.
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((ROBBIE KNIEVEL: FOR THE SPONSORS AND EVERYBODY TO JUDGE ME ON WHAT HAPPENED WHEN I WASN'T EVEN PROVEN DRUNK, I COULD SEE IF I GOT PULLED OVER FOR DRINKING AND DRIVING DUI, OR BUSTED FOR HAVING SOME DRUGS, I MEAN I DON'T UNDERSTAND IT. IF THEY WANT TO JUDGE ME AND SAY HE'S LYING, IT'S LIKE WHO CARES, I'M HERE TO PERFORM. I'VE NEVER MISSED A SHOW IN MY ENTIRE 23 YEARS OF MY CAREER.))
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Knievel says he was looking for an all-night drug store, when a man led him to a northwest Roanoke neighborhood and disappeared.
Police were called after he began knocking on doors.
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ANCHOR=Beth
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Knievel denies that he was legally intoxicated, and he says police refused to give him sobriety tests.

Intersection


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-82
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Henry County community is trying to save lives by urging road improvements.
In the last four years, four people have died near a Route 220 intersection in the county.
The most recent was Magna Vista High School coach Jim Young.
Kimberly McBroom has the story. (/////SOT/////)
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(( Jim Young's death saddened the Henry County community.
But it also propelled many to ask when will improvements be made to this dangerous intersection on Route 220.
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((H.G. VAUGHN/HENRY CO. SUPERVISOR: WE STARTED THIS MOVE ABOUT TWO YEARS AGO, AFTER ONE DEATH. BEFORE WE COULD PUT IT THROUGH, THERE'S BEEN ANOTHER DEATH. AND WE DON'T WANT TO HAVE ANOTHER DEATH BEFORE WE GET IT PUT THROUGH. ))
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A citizens' group has been working with V-DOT to curb traffic hazards-- such as tractor trailers having little room to switch from southbound to northbound lanes.
V-DOT agrees that a new intersection should be built at Water Plant Road-- easing congestion at nearby businesses.
But the county also wants a traffic light there-- which is not in V-DOT's plan.
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((ALLEN PICKUREL/CLARENCE'S STEAK HOUSE: WE SUPPORT THE LIGHT. I THINK IF WE CAN GET A LIGHT PUT IN, I THINK IT WOULD SLOW THE TRAFFIC DOWN. ))
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Two days after Coach Young's death, the county board of supervisors adopted a resolution requesting V-DOT add a stoplight.
The latest fatality brought back memories for Jan Allen, whose son was killed by a tractor- trailer on this road last year.
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((JAN ALLEN: IT'S NOT, "WILL SOMEONE ELSE GET KILLED?" BUT IT IS "WHEN?" BECAUSE IT IS SO OBVIOUS THAT SO MANY PEOPLE HAVE GOTTEN KILLED HERE. IT IS A DEATH TRAP. ))
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Kimberly McBroom, News7, Henry County.))

GM-Strike


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Canadian auto workers are on strike against General Motors.
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Workers at the G-M Ontario plant left their jobs as the midnight strike deadline approached.
Buz Hargrove, union president, described the company's latest offer of wages and benefits as an insult.
As many as 26- thousand workers could be effected.
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ANCHOR=Beth


U-S workers may also see a ripple effect. Eleven of G-M's fourteen U-S assembly plants use parts made in Canada.

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Still to come in the newscast,
Sonny Bono is in HOT water over some comments he made during a recent trip to the star city,
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VO-NAT


And,
Mark Fuhrman makes a plea in his perjury case--
We'll find out his sentence when we come back.
But first, let's check in with Patrick in the weathercenter.
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Fuhrman


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=fuhrman


Former L-A Police detective Mark Fuhrman pled no contest to lying on the witness stand.
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VO-NAT
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Faced with a felony charge of perjury and the possibility of a gruelling trial, Fuhrman opted for a plea bargain yesterday.
Now he will be on probation for three years, pay a 200-dollar fine, and will NOT serve jail time... But he WILL carry a felony conviction on his record.
Fuhrman's testimony that he had NOT used a racial slur in 10 years was contradicted by FOUR defense witnesses during the OJ Simpson murder trial.
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Roanoke-Police


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-68
GRAPHIC=None


A robbery victim was stripped naked and a suspect pulled a gun on police.
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VO-NAT
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It all happened at 14th and Chapman Tuesday night.
A 15- year- old says he was sitting on his own front porch a little before one-A-M, when he was struck in the head with a gun and forced to take off all his clothes. He told police his assailants left without taking anything.
He told NEWS 7 they took ten dollars and some cigarettes.
When police drove up across the street, a 21- year- old man turned around and allegedly leveled a gun at them.
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ANCHOR=Beth
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Police say Michael Daniel Jackson of Syracuse Avenue ran when they drew their own weapons. No shots were fired. Police caught up with him and charged Jackson with a variety of weapons violations.

BONO


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net (edit of 96-81-Goodlatte)
GRAPHIC=none


Pop icon-turned-congressman Sonny Bono got himself in some trouble while in Roanoke.
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At a fund-raiser in the city earlier this week, the California Republican said the United States uses HIT squads to support the government of Haiti.
Experts on the Caribbean nation say Bono does NOT know what he's talking about.
Bono admitted he did not have proof for his accusation.
He said Democrats are hiding it.
Virginia Congressman Bob Goodlatte -- who invited the fellow Republican -- called Bono's remarks "irresponsible" and "inappropriate."
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John-Warner


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-79
GRAPHIC=John Warner


Republican Senator John Warner is praising President Clinton for his emergency response to Hurricane Fran.
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But now, a number of federal environmental regulations are tying the hands of Virginia farmers and landowners as they try to clean up debris.
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Warner is asking FEMA director James Lee Witt and other agency heads to lift some regulations governing navigable waterways and the lands around them.
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((SEN. JOHN WARNER/R-VA: WE NEED TO GO BACK AND LOOK AT THESE LAWS AND TO INJECT SOME MORE FLEXIBILITY SO THAT THE LOCAL PEOPLE CAN RESPOND IN WHAT I CALL A COMMON-SENSE WAY. FARMERS SAID "LOOK, IF I COULD JUST GO IN WITH MY OWN BULLDOZER, I DON'T NEED FEDERAL HELP, BUT I NEED TO GET THOSE ROCKS OFF MY FIELD. I CAN'T GET OUT TO FEED MY CATTLE.))
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Senator Warner is also questioning whether federal relief money should be spent rebuilding homes and businesses in the most flood-prone areas.
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Senate


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


Lawmakers are moving closer to passing the F-A-A bill authorizing airport improvements and new security measures.
The Senate has overcome stalling tactics that have held up the end of the 104th Congress.
The bill has widespred support, but some Democrats, led by Senator Edward Kennedy, had been blocking action over a provision that would make it more difficult for employees of Federal Express to unionize.

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Still to come,
An environmental group suffers a setback in its attempt to HALT construction of the smart highway.
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VO-NAT


And,
Many corporations are turning to IN-house day care for children of employees.
We'll learn about this trend when we come back.
Stay with us.
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Smart-road


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Smart Road


Another attempt to block construction of the "smart highway" has FAILED.
In a written opinion, Judge Jackson Kiser rejected each of the New River Valley Greens' concerns.
Though Judge Kiser said highway planners "could have been more thorough in their analysis of the project's environmental impact," the judge said: the 'Greens' failed to demonstrate that the impact statement "was arbitrary or capricious."

Flooding


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#NONE
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Nearly one thousand people were evacuated from a Buchanan County community yesterday.
Heavy rain flooded roads and threatened a section of the Little (PRAY-ter) Prater area near Grundy.
Authorities were afraid an earthen dam would break and send water rushing through the area.
Some of the evacuees spent the night at Vansant Elementary School.

Working-Mothers


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-76
GRAPHIC=None


In this world of increasing double income families some companies are trying to make it easier on them.
Len Besthoff reports.
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(( Nat Sot in kitchen dispensing cereal to youngins?
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Robin Spicer and her husband are up by five- thirty, dressed for work by six, then get the kids ready for the day ahead.
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((ROBIN SPICER/WORKING MOM: IT'S A JUGGLING ACT EVERY DAY. SOMEDAYS IT GOES BETTER THAN OTHERS.))
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Companies like First Union accommodate working moms like Spicer, with on site daycare. Nat Sot from daycare center
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((Employees will tell you that quality day care like this is by no means cheap but you get what you pay for, and they add that getting quality supervision for your child is not the only thing that makes a company family friendly.))
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((SPICER: WE HAVE FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING IN SOME OF OUR AREAS WHERE YOU CAN WORK FOUR 10 HOUR DAYS IF YOU CHOOSE TO DO THAT.))
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Area employers including First Union, Allstate, and Corning are on Working Mother magazine's new list of the 100 Best Companies to work for.
For many, being family friendly makes good business sense.
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((TERRY JACKSON/FIRST UNION: IF WE CAN HELP OUR EMPLOYEES FIND A WAY NOT TO TAKE TOO MUCH WORK HOME, AND NOT TO BRING TOO MUCH HOME TO WORK, THEN THEY'LL BE HAPPIER.))
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Ann Francis, who founded First Union's daycare center, says many employers remain unsympathetic to working moms.
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((ANN FRANCIS/CHILD CARE EXPERT: LOT OF COMPANIES FOR EXAMPLE HAVE SICK LEAVE, BUT YOU CAN ONLY USE IT FOR YOURSELF. SO YOU EITHER HAVE TO LIE WHEN YOUR CHILD IS SICK IF YOU WANNA STAY HOME, OR YOU HAVE TO STAY HOME WITHOUT PAY.))
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Francis says companies can start by letting families use sick days any way they need to.
Len Besthoff, News-7.))

Parenting


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#596-26
GRAPHIC=none


Educating a young child can pose quite a challenge.
But yesterday in Roanoke, a parenting expert said EARLY education will pay dividends MUCH later in life.
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Janet (POSE-man-tear) Pozmantier is the director of a Texas- based program called Primary Prevention.
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((JANET POZMANTIER: WE FEEL IT'S VERY IMPORTANT TO START EARLY, EVEN IN KINDERGARTEN, GIVING CHILDREN THE CHILD DEVELOPMENT INFORMATION AND THE POSITIVE PARENTING TECHNIQUES THAT THEY NEED SO THAT BY THE TIME THEY GROW UP AND BECOME PARENTS, THEY WILL HAVE A FULL BAG OF TOOLS THEY CAN PULL FROM.))
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Some schools in Texas are now using the Primary Prevention program.
And (POSE-man-tear) Pozmantier says she is HOPEFUL that more schools will follow their example.
She spoke yesterday at the Mental Health Association's Annual Parent-Child Seminar. PrimeTimePromo For those of you who like to get to bed early, but want to get the latest news, tune into News 7 Prime Time on W-E-F-C at 10. Check your local cable listings for the station in your area. Then at 11 you can tune back to W-D-B-J for News 7 at 11. WEATHER
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Tultex


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-80
GRAPHIC=Tultex


Tultex of Martinsville has, for several years, sold licensed apparel of the N-F-L, N-B-A, N-H-L, and Major League Baseball.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Now it's going FULL throttle into the motorsports industry.
Tultex now owns a majority interest in Track Gear, which makes apparel associated with racing.
It was formerly called Wide Open.
The company was formed in January between Tultex, racing legend Richard Petty and two screen print experts.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=stocks


On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was DOWN 11 points.
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ANCHOR=Melanie


Still to come on the newscast,
Patrick has all of your sports highlights.
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VO-NAT


Including the Yankees late night nailbiter against the Texas Rangers.
There's much more to come.
Stay with us.
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Yanks


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=afr
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=yanks/rangers


The Yankees and Rangers stayed up late last night, and when it was all over, New York came away with a win and a 1-1 series tie.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-MLB-Fox Sports;


Ranger Juan Gonzalez hit two home runs early in the game, helping Texas build a 4-to-1 lead.
His first was caught on this OUTSTANDING barehanded grab by a Yankees fan.
Cecil Fielder led the Yankees comeback effort. He hit a solo homer and singled in the tying run in the eighth.
The score stayed tied at 4 until the bottom of the 12th.
SUPER=35-New York/5/Texas/4/Series tied 1-1;

That's when Dean Palmer misplays the throw to first, allowing Derek Jeter to score.
Yankees win 5-4.
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Braves


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-21
GRAPHIC=Braves/DODGERS


In the National league John Smoltz pitched a four hitter yesterday as the Braves beat the Dodgers 2-to-1 in ten innings to open their best of five divisional playoff.
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SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA/ESPN; :00


Smoltz and Dodger starter Ramon Martinez were both untouchable until the top of the fourth when Fred McGriff lifted this sacrifice fly to deep left field.
The Dodgers would tie it at 1-all and send it to extra innings - In the top
of the 10th Jave Lopez sank the ball SUPER=35-Atlanta/2/Los Angeles/1/Braves

Lead 1-0; into the right center field seats to give the Braves the 2-to-1 win in game one.
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Orioles


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-22
GRAPHIC=ORIOLES/INDIANS


The Indians are now down 2 games to none to the Orioles.
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SUPER=03-Baltimore/ESPN; :00


Yesterday in Baltimore the Orioles waited through a short rain delay before Brady Anderson stepped up in the fifth and broke up the clouds with this solo homer to right.
He hit 50 in the regular season, and two so far in the playoffs.
Anderson would also provided a little insurance in the eighth with no not another homer but a sacrifice
SUPER=35-Cleveland/4/Baltimore/7/Orioles Lead 2-0;


fly to plate Manny Alexander.
The Orioles win it 7-to-4. They now head to Cleveland for the next three games needing only to win one to advance.
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Alomar


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=mlb


It is not clear what baseball umpires will do.
Roberto Alomar decided not to appeal his five-game suspension for spitting in an umpire's face last week, which means the suspension won't start until next season.
Umpires had previously threatened to boycott the playoffs because Alomar is playing.

Rypien


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#fb96-1
GRAPHIC=EAGLES


With Rodney Peete out for the season, and Opie Taylor look-a-like Ty Detmer now leading the Eagles offense,
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SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA; :00


the team decided to bring in veteran Mark Rypien for a tryout yesterday.
The former Redskin and league MVP in 1991 is anxious to get cheered and not BOOED in Philadelphia.
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((MARK RYPIEN/WORKS OUT WITH EAGLES:))
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Country-Music


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


It was a big evening for country music last night.
Winners at the 1996 Country Music Association Awards ranged from, Brooks and Dunn, with two of the most coveted awards to George Strait with three awards, including Male Vocalist of the Year.
Marty Bass reports.
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