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(( HERE'S WHAT'S NEXT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...AIDED BY A WHEELCHAIR AND AN OXYGEN TANK-- THE MAN WHO IS ACCUSED OF KILLING A TODDLER 21 YEARS AGO, APPEARS IN COURT...
A ROANOKE GROUP TRAVELS TO THE NATION'S CAPITOL TO DEMONSTRATE OUTSIDE THE HIGHEST COURT IN THE LAND-- SAYING JUDGES ARE NOT FAIR IN CIVIL RIGHTS CASES. ))
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ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
Our TOP STORY tonight, Tuesday October Eighth--
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VO-NAT


A major drug roundup in Roanoke tonight-- authorities make a number of arrests and seize cocaine and other drugs.
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P-drug-roundup


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#596-41
GRAPHIC=n7pt


You're watching NEWS-7 Primetime on WEFC-- I'm Connie Stevens, good Evening.
SS=drug bust


The Grand Jury yesterday returned 96 indictments against 55 adults and 12 juveniles.
They're charged with distributing crack cocaine, heroin, marijuana, and imitation narcotics.
double boxes Connie/Kimberly


Kimberly McBroom joins us now from the newsroom with details.
Kim, how long have police been working on this case?
ANCHOR=Kim


Well Connie, the investigation began in early spring.
SUPER=@Kimberly1;


Police informants posed as drug addicts and purchased small amounts of crack cocaine and other drugs
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


from mainly street dealers and neighborhood stash houses.
Police began targeting neighborhoods around the city as a result of numerous citizen complaints of drug activity and other crimes.
Most charges were in the Lafayette Boulevard and 13th street Southwest areas.
Other targeted neighborhoods include Melrose Avenue, Williamson Road and Garden City.
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LIVE=full
ANCHOR=KIMBERLY


So far, police have arrested 24 adults and five juveniles.
double boxes Connie/Kimberly


Authorities say most of them will be arraigned in court tomorrow.
Meanwhile, the search continues for the others.

P-Helvestine


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE# net-k 96-70
GRAPHIC=Frank Helvestine


He may be 76- years- old... but Roanoke County prosecutors want Frank
(HELL-veh-steen) Helvestine to spend the REST of his life behind bars.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


He was wheeled into court this morning with an oxygen tank at his side.
Helvestine is charged with four felonies including murder, malicious wounding and arson-- with the accusations stemming from a crime committed more than 20 years ago.
In 1975, 23- month- old Carrie Mask was walking outside with her parents, when a car bomb exploded.
Authorities now believe Helvestine planted the bomb in an attempt to kill a woman who was involved in an interracial relationship.
This morning, Helvestine-- who owns a house along with other liquid assets-- asked for a court appointed attorney.
But his request was denied.
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SOT 10:41:55
IN Q=It surprised me

((SKIP BURKART/ROANOKE COUNTY PROSECUTOR: IT SURPRISED ME THAT HE ASKED FOR COURT APPOINTED COUNSEL. HE TOLD THE JUDGE APPARENTLY THAT HE TALKED TO A LAWYER AND THE LAWYER QUOTED HIM A FEE HE DIDN'T THINK HE COULD AFFORD. BUT I THINK IT'S PRETTY OBVIOUS HE HAS SUFFICIENT MONEY TO HIRE AN ATTORNEY.))
SUPER=01-Skip Burkart/Roanoke Co. Prosecutor;
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OUT Q=attorney
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


One other note-- Helvestine was in court last week fighting a speeding ticket-- but he walked into the courtroom then on his own.

P-Cheerleaders


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-b
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VO-NAT


Authorities believe they've found the remains of two New York state teenagers-- missing since Thursday night.
SUPER=03-Cortland, NY; :


The 16-year-old cheerleaders, Jennifer Bolduc and Sarah (Haj-i-knee) Hajney were last seen at Hajney's home.
A neighbor-- 31-year-old John Andrews has been charged with their kidnapping.
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SOT 16:55:41
IN Q=We decided to

((GEORGE DENTES/TOMPKINS CO. DISTRICT ATTORNEY: WE DECIDED TO CHARGE HIM WITH KIDNAPPING IN THE FIRST DEGREE, WHICH IS A CLASS A FELONY AT THIS POINT, BECAUSE HE WOULD BE HELD IN JAIL WITHOUT BAIL AND HE IS. ))
SUPER=01-George Dentes/Tompkins Co. District Attorney; :
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=and he is.
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VO-NAT


The D-A says Andrews may be charged with murder, as more is learned about the circumstances surrounding the girls' death.
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P-Olympic-Bomb


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-d
GRAPHIC=richard jewell


Richard Jewell may no longer be under investigation, as a suspect in the explosion at the Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Atlanta; :


After questioning him for six hours on Sunday, the F-B-I has returned his gun collection and other property seized from the apartment he shares with his mother.
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SOT 16:46:41
IN Q=This is one

((THIS IS ONE OF MY HANDGUNS FROM WHEN I WAS A POLICE OFFICER WHEN WE HAD TO BUY OUR OWN HANDGUNS. THIS IS ONE OF MY HANDGUNS. )) ((LIN WOOD/RICHARD JEWELL ATTORNEY: WE'VE REACHED THE POINT WHERE SURVEILLANCE OF RICHARD JEWELL HAS ENDED. HIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN RETURNED. THEY HAVE HAD AMPLE TIME TO COMPLETE THEIR INVESTIGATION AND IT IS NOW TO FOR THE FBI TO CLOSE THE BOOK ON RICHARD JEWELL SO THAT HE CAN BEGIN TO RESTORE HIS LIFE AND THE FBI CAN BEGIN TO FIND THE BOMBER. ))
SUPER=01-Lin Wood/Richard Jewell's Attorney; :08
RUNS=:27
OUT Q=find the bomber.
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VO-NAT


The government also returned property seized from a cabin Jewell once lived in, as well as a shed in North Carolina.
SUPER=04-July 27; :


The F-B-I won't comment on the investigation or the July 27th explosion that killed one woman and injured 111 more, at Centennial Olympic Park.
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P-Josephine


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-a
GRAPHIC=NONE


Two deaths are blamed on WHAT WAS Tropical Storm Josephine-- making it's way up the East Coast.
A North Carolina man lost control of his car in blinding rain.
A Georgia woman hit a tree downed by the storm.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Charleston, SC; :


Roads are flooded in Charleston, South Carolina.
But the water isn't slowing most people down--
SUPER=03-Tallahassee, FL; :


In Florida, Josephine spawned several tornadoes-- toppling trees and knocking out power.
It also left many homes and yards flooded.
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SOT 15:05:12
IN Q=I personally feel

((I PERSONALLY FEEL IF YOU LIVE ON THE RIVER THAT'S THE PRICE YOU'RE GONNA PAY ANYWHERE.)) 15:06:12 ((A YEAR AGO WE WERE IN IT BUT NOT THIS DEEP.))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=BUT NOT THIS DEEP.
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VO-NAT


Josephine continues heading northward.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


Let's check in for the latest from Meteorologist Robin Reed.

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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


A mural honoring local and national civil rights leaders in Lynchburg City Hall was up for debate tonight...Steve Smallshaw has a live report--
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VO-NAT


And what a grieving family calls a final goodbye, VDOT says is a traffic hazard.
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P-L'burg-Council


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#596-40
GRAPHIC=l'burg seal


Lynchburg city council tonight tabled a decision on whether to allow a civil rights mural to be displayed in City Hall.
double boxes=Connie/Steve


Steve Smallshaw is in our Lynchburg newsroom...Steve why was this such a controversial request?
ANCHOR=steve


Connie, Lynchburg council members fear a sort of Pandora's box effect if they okay this request..
LIVE=Steve/Full
SUPER=@ssm1;
SUPER=71-Lynchburg;


...if they allow this painting to go in the city's biggest public building, then how and where do they draw the line when it comes to other requests in the future?
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SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00
SUPER=01-Haywood Robinson Jr./Legacy Project; :18
SUPER=01-Jim Whitaker/Lynchburg Mayor; :35
RUNS=:47
OUT Q=can't be changed.


(( The three- panel painting is entitled "Lord, Plant My Feet On Higher Ground", and it features dozens of local activists who led the fight for civil rights in Lynchburg in the 1960's.
Right now it's being displayed in a local church, but the owners--the Legacy Project--have offered it to the city to hang in the front lobby of city hall.
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SOT 7:44:40
IN Q=City Hall

((HAYWOOD ROBINSON JR./LEGACY PROJECT: CITY HALL RIGHTFULLY HAS BECOME AND IS BECOMING MORE AND MORE A LIVING SYMBOL OF THE RICH DIVERSITY OF THIS CITY, OF WHO WE ARE, WHAT WE ARE AND WHERE WE ARE GOING.))
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OUT Q=we are going.


But mayor Jim Whitaker says letting one group have its way could open the door to trouble in the future.
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IN Q=Heretofore

((JIM WHITAKER/LYNCHBURG MAYOR: HERETOFORE, COUNCIL HAS BEEN VERY RELUCTANT TO ALLOWING PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS TO PLACE ANYTHING IN CITY HALL. THAT DOESN'T MEAN THAT THAT CAN'T BE CHANGED.))
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OUT Q=can't be changed.))
LIVE=Steve/Full
SUPER=71-Lynchburg;


Later this week, city manager Charles Church will meet with local museum officials to discuss the best place for this mural to be displayed.
double boxes=Connie/Steve


If that turns out "not" to be city hall, we could see a highly partisan battle when the issue goes before city council.

P-SCLC


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#596-29
GRAPHIC=legal scales


Some say there isn't much justice in district courts in our area.
To make their point, the Roanoke chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference made a trip to Washington D-C.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


Today members braved the rainy weather to demonstrate outside the U-S Supreme Court building.
They say they're protesting the unfair treatment of minorities in civil rights cases in the Roanoke area.
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SOT 0:05:04
IN Q=Where we live

((PERNELLER CHUBB-WILSON/S.C.L.C. PRESIDENT: WHERE WE LIVE, NO ONE HAS JUSTICE-- ESPECIALLY OUR PEOPLE. IT'S MARCHING TIME AGAIN, AND I HOPE THAT AMERICA WILL WAKE UP AND STAR MARCHING FOR EQUAL RIGHTS AND EQUAL JUSTICE FOR ALL PEOPLE. )) 0:07:03 ((REV. LEONARD HINES/S.C.L.C. VICE- PRESIDENT: THEY'RE USING THE GOOD OLD BOYS NETWORK, WHEREBY, WHEN THE PEOPLE GO TO COURT, THEY HAVE ALREADY MADE UP THEIR MINDS AND MADE A DECISION AS TO WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN TO THEM. ))
SUPER=01-Perneller Chubb-Wilson/S.C.L.C. President; :00
SUPER=01-Rev. Leonard Hines/S.C.L.C. Vice President; :12
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=happen to them
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VO-NAT


Protestors say injustice occurs in other federal courts, not just in Roanoke.
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p-Mustain-Memorial


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=tha
TAPE# Net-J 96-75
GRAPHIC=NONE


A memorial now marks the spot of a fatal accident in Danville where two children were killed.
But the Virginia Department of Transportation says the 900- pound statue of the Virgin Mary and two smaller angels is a traffic hazard and must be removed.
The family who erected the memorial says it isn't going anywhere.
Teresa Hamilton has their story.
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SUPER=01-Tammy Mustain/Children's Mother; :00
SUPER=03-Danville/October 19, 1995; :08
SUPER=01-Raymond Mustain/Children's Stepfather; :22
SUPER=01-Tim Wiles/VDOT Resident Engineer; :47
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((
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((TAMMY MUSTAIN/CHILDREN'S MOTHER:IT WAS A LAST EFFORT, A LAST WAY OF US TELLING MY KIDS GOOD BYE, THAT AS LONG AS I LIVE THEY'LL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=be forgotten.


Tammy Mustain's son and daughter were killed last October when the car they were riding in pulled into the path of a dump truck.
Family members say they chose the Virgin Mary and two angels after vandals repeatedly tore down smaller memorials.
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IN Q=I never

((RAYMOND MUSTAIN/CHILDREN'S STEPFATHER:I NEVER AGREED TO ANY SIZE, I NEVER AGREED TO WHAT I WAS GOING TO PUT THERE, I TOLD HIM I WANTED TO POUR CONCRETE AND ERECT SOME KIND OF MEMORIAL THAT COULDN'T BE TORN DOWN. ))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=torn down.


Tim Wiles, with the Virginia Department of Transportation, remembers the conversation differently.
He says he ONLY agreed to the angels.
Wiles says all memorials are banned along a highway, but he agreed to bend the rules, to help the family grieve.
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14:38:43
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IN Q=You always

((TIM WILES/RESIDENT ENGINEER:YOU ALWAYS WORRY ABOUT SOMETHING LIKE THAT BEING A CAUSE OF MORE DAMAGE FOR SOMEBODY, OR ANOTHER ACCIDENT, PEOPLE DRIVING BY SEE IT, THEY WANT TO STOP AND THAT'S NOT VERY GOOD ON A HIGHWAY.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=on a highway.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


The family has until November first to remove the Virgin Mary statue, he says the two smaller ones can stay.
The family on the other hand, says unless they have something in writing, they aren't budging.
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music under
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE

Cyclist Lance Armstrong talks about having cancer...that story tonight on Primetime Sports...
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VO-NAT


Also--the three little pigs from Vinton are very much alive-- and their owners hope to bring them back home--
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P-Vinton-Pigs


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#596-27
GRAPHIC=none


Emma Saunders wants her three little pigs to come home.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Vinton/File Tape;


The Vinton woman is circulating petitions to get the town's animal control ordinance changed.
The law says she can't keep her three Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs at her home.
Wilbur, Arnold and Charlotte are apparently alive and well-- and being taken care of by a friend, since being kicked out of town in August.
So far, Saunders has collected about 135 signatures.
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P-Fosamax


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-34
GRAPHIC=health check bug


There's a warning out that a widely used osteoporosis medicine can damage the esophagus.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File; :


Fosamax is a hormone-free medication used to fight the bone-thinning condition common among older women.
It's been taken by more than 400-thousand women worldwide since hitting the market a year ago.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


The problem apparently occurs when the pills are not swallowed completely and come into prolonged contact with the esophagus.
Doctors say the medicine should be taken in the morning with lots of water. Patients should not lie down again until after breakfast.

P-Personal-Planning


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#596-35
GRAPHIC=estate planning


In the event you become too ill to make your own decisions, planning for your future now may be the best way to go.
Experts say a little planning can go a long way.
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SOT
IN Q=If you get to a place

((HARRIETTE SHIVERS/ROANOKE ATTORNEY: IF YOU GET TO A PLACE THAT YOU CAN'T TALK ABOUT IT WITH YOUR DOCTOR, OR YOU CAN'T MAKE YOUR OWN DECISIONS, MAKE SURE THAT THE PEOPLE WHO ARE CLOSE TO YOU, KNOW WHAT STEPS YOU'VE TAKEN TO EXTEND YOUR OWN WISHES BEYOND WHEN YOU MIGHT BE ABLE TO CARRY THEM OUT YOURSELF.))
SUPER=01-Harriette Shivers/Roanoke Attorney;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=carry them out yourself.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


There are a number of legal options such as signing a living will, or giving the power of attorney to another person.
Today in Roanoke County, speakers at a seminar on personal planning encouraged participants to think ahead about medical care, finances, and funerals.
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SOT
IN Q=It's best that we

((GRACE POFF/OAKEY'S FUNERAL SERVICE: IT'S BEST THAT WE DO IT RATHER THAN TO LEAVE IT TO OUR CHILDREN TO DO, OR OUR BANKER TO DO, BECAUSE WE KNOW WHAT WE WANT DONE. AND IT'S BEST TO TAKE CARE OF IT WHILE OUR BODIES ARE STILL OF SOUND MIND.))
SUPER=01-Grace Poff/Oakey's Funeral Service;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=still of sound mind.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


Today's seminar was sponsored by Oakey's Funeral Service and the Widowed Persons Service of Roanoke.

P-Arch-Deluxe


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-36
GRAPHIC=fatty foods


It looks like the Arch Deluxe isn't bringing home the bacon McDonald's had hoped.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File; :


The company has reshuffled its management team, in a bid to shore up declining sales and profits.
The Arch Deluxe is said to zap a third of your day's calories and half of the allotted fat.
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cool-video


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#cool
GRAPHIC=n7pt


And, our video of the day today... is actually a hoax.
One that's landed the British newspaper, "The Sun" in some trouble.
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VO-NAT


The tabloid thought it had film of Princess Diana frolicking with her former lover, James Hewitt.
So it published these photographs.
But the Sun now says it's been quote-- "conned by cunning fraudsters"
It appears these two characters are not the real thing.
They are look- alike actors.
The paper is issuing a formal apology to the princess and Mr. Hewitt.
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SP-Yankees


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-16
GRAPHIC=NONE


We'll hear from 25 year old Lance Armstrong who provides each us with a reality check tonight.
Plus Steve Mason reports from Tech. But first game One of the American League championship series is on hold until tomorrow afternoon AT 4.
Tonight's GAME has been rained out by the remnants of Josephine.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-New York; :00


That means one more day before the New York fans can show Roberto Alomar why Yankees stadium is called the Bronx Zoo.
Listen to this exchange at last night's newsconference.
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IN Q="Do you have...

((DAVEY JOHNSON/ORIOLES MANAGER:))
SUPER=01-Davey Johnson/Orioles Manager; :03
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=...BE VERY VOCAL."
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VO-NAT CON'T


So, did the New York media members take Johnson's advice and keep things low key?
Well, take a look at today's New York POst and judge for yourself. Afterall, it's New York City - what did you expect?
The rest of your Primetime sports is coming up.
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SP-Lance


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#St5-23
GRAPHIC=LANCE ARMSTRONG


The man who has done more for cycling in the states since Greg Lemond, revealed today that he is battling cancer.
Lance Armstrong had a malignant testicle removed last week, but doctors are hopeful he can make a complete recovery.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-Tour DuPont; :00


The two time defending Tour DuPont champion had surgery last Thursday and is now undergoing chemotherapy to control the often agressive cancer.
His particular disease, which has spread to part of his stomach, is considered to be between the moderate and advanced stages.
And Armstrong says he likely has had the cancer for a number of years.
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SOT
IN Q="The fact...

((LANCE ARMSTRONG/TWO-TIME TOUR DUPONT CHAMP:))
SUPER=01-Lance Armstrong/Two-Time Tour DuPont Champ;:00
RUNS=:31
OUT Q=...WITH CANCER."
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VO-NAT CON'T


The cure rate for testicular cancer in its advanced stage, ranges between 65 and 85 percent.
But because Armstrong is in excellent shape and is just 25 years old, Doctors believe he can make a full and compete recovery and return to cycling.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=armstrong


Lance made the announcement today while withdrawing from the World cycling championships in Switzerland.

SP-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ST5-24
GRAPHIC=TECH FOOTBALL


The Virginia Tech Hokies welcome the Temple Owls to town this Saturday for Homecoming 96.
Steve Mason has more some changes taking place for this weekend's Big East battle.
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SOT
IN Q=first audio
SUPER=03-Syracuse, NY/Hokies vs. Orangemen; :00
SUPER=01-Shawn Scales/Virginia Tech Wide Receiver; :24
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :36
SUPER=@Steve1; :51
RUNS=1:07
OUT Q=...News 7 sports"
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=uva football


The Virginia Cavaliers are off this weekend, and George Welsh's players are off limits.
Welsh has issued a gag order prohibiting his players from speaking to the media this week and next.

SP-Stuff


ANCHOR=mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=twe
TAPE#-S6-15
GRAPHIC=Girls' Hoops


It was Tuesday night at the hoop in the area, and Northside was locked in a big Blue Ridge battle with Salem.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Salem/Lady Vikings vs. Lady Spartans;


Marilyn Bussey's troops opened up a comfortable lead early in the third quarter.
Amy Heath picks up the loose rock SUPER=34-Northside/=55/Salem/=49;

and finds Crystal Barrett out on the break and the Lady Vikes win it 55-49.
SUPER=03-Shawsville/Lady Shawnees vs. Lady Buffaloes;


Just down 81 in Shawsville, the Lady Shawnees were hoping to derail district leader Floyd County.
Shawsville with the nice ball movement early. Beth Burdette hits Megan Forster who gets the hoop and the hack.
But the Lady Buffs put a quick end to the tomahawk chop with some interior
passing of their own. Sonya Hylton SUPER=34-Floyd Co./=56/Shawsville/=45;

feeds Julie Sowers in the post and Floyd rolls 56 to 45.
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preview-boards


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#bds
GRAPHIC=none


That's it for NEWS-7 Primetime-- join Jean Jadhon for NEWS-7 at 11 on WDBJ-7 in 30-minutes. See you tomorrow, goodnight.