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ANCHOR=Beth
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A young child is struck and killed by a car in Bedford County. It all
happened yesterday afternoon. (----------------)
ANCHOR=Beth


And pesticide fumes shut down part of the houston airport last night.

Fire


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=brushfire


A 15- year- old boy is charged with arson in connection with a wildfire burning out of control near Big Sur in Calilfornia.
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VO-NAT
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Flames have destroyed at least 35-hundred acres of scenic land along State Highway One, south of Monterey.
Firefighters are having trouble getting to the blaze as it raced up almost vertical slopes over rocks and into the tree tops.
They are hoping today winds won't blow it even more out of control.
The suspect was caught leaving the fire scene on a bicycle. He is also suspected of starting a half dozen other fires in the area.
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Accident


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#net (edit of 96-80)
GRAPHIC=Accident


A 3- year- old is dead today after being struck by a car yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


Police say a Wirtz man was going around 55- miles- per- hour when Wesley Updike darted out in front on him on a Bedford County highway.
Joel Shapiro could not stop his car in time.
Police say it appears Shapiro was NOT speeding in the 55- mile- an hour zone.
They are still investigating.
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Exposure


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


Fumes from a canister filled with pesticide caused trouble in Houston Intercontinental Airport yesterday.
It forced the closure of the international terminal.
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U-S Customs Service agents seized the canister from an international passenger who arrived in Houston on a Royal Dutch Airlines flight from Amsterdam.
Passengers on several international flights through Houston were delayed until the terminal was aired out and reopened shortly before 11 last night.
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Yeltsin


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=yeltsin


Rumors of the death of Russian President Boris Yeltsin proved to be false yesterday.
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The rumor swept through the financial world and caused a mess in worldwide markets.
Yeltsin appeared on Russian television yesterday, and held a meeting with the head of his presidential staff.
The 65-year-old Yeltsin has been in the hospital since Monday preparing for heart surgery.
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Church


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=amo
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=church, charles


Lynchburg City Manager Charles Church will be off the job for awhile.
He announced yesterday he has prostate cancer.
In a memo, Church told employees he was diagnosed during a recent physical-- and will undergo surgery next month.
Church says he considers himself fortunate-- the prostate cancer was detected early.
He's also encouraging all Lynchburg City employees to take advantage of insurance benefits-- especially cancer detecting tests.
Church says he hopes to return to his normal activities in January.

Food-To-Go


ANCHOR= Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#96-87
GRAPHIC=none


The National Restaurant Association says that almost half of all adults eat out for at least one meal each day.
Many Americans are on the run and some eat out all three meals, which makes keeping a healthy diet more difficult.
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VO-NAT


David Chance is a Program coordinator for the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association.
He says people need to think ahead.
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((WE CAN TAKE FOOD WITH US. THERE'S A LOT OF FOODS THAT ARE PORTABLE, THAT TRAVEL WELL, NEW BOXED YOGURTS OR BOXED MILKS, FRUITS TRAVEL WELL, DRIED FRUITS AND ALSO BAGELS, THINGS LIKE THAT. ))
SUPER=01-David Chance/Dairy Industry Association;
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VO-NAT


Chance suggests people keep a small cooler packed as a survival kit to serve nutritional needs on the run.
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Moneta-Ax


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-80
GRAPHIC=Accident


A toddler is dead today after running in front of a car yesterday.
A Wirtz man was going around 55- miles- per- hour when the child darted out in front on him on a Bedford County highway.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


3- year- old Wesley Updike was struck and killed.
It happened on Route 1-22 in Moneta around four.
Joel Shapiro could not stop his Chrysler Concorde in time.
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SOT 16:54:02
IN Q=He ran out

((MICHAEL RORER/STATE POLICE: HE RAN OUT IN FRONT OF THE CAR THAT WAS GOING TOWARDS THE LAKE. THE DRIVER OF THE CAR TRIED TO AVOID HITTING HIM. HE SLAMMED ON HIS BRAKES AND WENT OFF TO THE RIGHT SHOULDER.))
SUPER=01-Michael Rorer/State Police;
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OUT Q=to the right shoulder.
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VO-NAT


Updike was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
Police say it appears Shapiro was NOT speeding in the 55- mile- an hour zone.
They are still investigating.
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81-Ax


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-81
GRAPHIC=accident


A tractor trailer accident on Interstate 81 in Roanoke County closed the northbound lanes between the 5-81 on and off ramps.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The tractor trailer apparently hit the side of a bridge.
The front wheel of the cab was knocked into the tank, releasing diesel fuel all over the interstate.
Traffic was being detoured onto 5-81 southbound, exiting on Peters Creek Road.
Police then had motorists getting back on the highway northbound from Peters Creek Road
The interstate was re-opened around 3 AM this morning.
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Powell


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-75
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


A former Halifax County football star convicted of second degree murder could be 49- years- old when he's released from prison.
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SUPER=03-Halifax/Yesterday;


A jury last night recommended Lewis Jordan Powell, Junior spend 25-years in prison for killing 17- year- old Jason Lamont Chandler.
The teen was shot several times outside the Super Eight Motel in Riverdale on New Year's Day.
Powell had tried to convince the jury he acted in self defense.
But prosecutors maintained the killing was out of revenge-- that the two belonged to rival drug gangs.
Powell was a member of the 19-91 Halifax County football team the year it won the state title.
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Liberty-View


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-78
GRAPHIC=None


The Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority received some welcome news yesterday from the federal government.
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SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape;


The Danville organization has been given the go ahead to move 76- families out of the Liberty View housing community.
The apartments will NOT be replaced.
Instead-- the Danville organization was awarded 76 "section eight" housing vouchers worth 600- thousand dollars.
Section eight housing gives families a chance to live somewhere besides public housing-- the government pays a portion of their rent.
The Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority was also awarded a 250- thousand dollar drug elimination grant.
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ANCHOR=Beth


Here's a look at today's top stories.
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A toddler is hit and killed by a car in Bedford County. The accident happened late yesterday afternoon.
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VO-NAT


A 15- year- old is charged with starting a huge fire in California. 35- hundred- acres have already burned as firefighters continue to battle the blaze.
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VO-NAT


and a canister of pesticide forced the closure of part of Houston
Intercontinental airport yesterday. (----------------)


And that's what's making news on this Friday, October 11th.

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2-Accident


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#net (edit of 96-80)
GRAPHIC=Accident


A toddler was struck and killed last night when he ran out in front of a car.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


Police say a Wirtz man was going around 55- miles- per- hour when Wesley Updike darted out in front on him on a Bedford County highway.
Joel Shapiro could not stop his car in time.
Police say it appears Shapiro was NOT speeding in the 55- mile- an hour zone.
They are still investigating.
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Nobel-Peace-Prize


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=None


Two longtime critics of Indonesian rule in East Timor (TEE'-mawr) have won the Nobel Peace Prize.
Roman Catholic Bishop Carlos Filipe shu-Manis BEH'-loo and ((ZAW'-zee HAH'-mos- Horta will share the one- point- one- million- dollar prize.
The men are being cited for their work toward a just and peaceful solution to the conflict on the island just north of Australia.

Brushfire


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=brushfire


Arson is suspected as the cause of an out of control wildfire burning near Big Sur in California.
Flames have destroyed at least 35-hundred acres of scenic land along State Highway One, south of Monterey.
Tony Russomanno has the latest.
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Chemicals


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


Fumes from a canister filled with pesticide forced the international terminal at Houston Intercontinental Airport to close.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Houston, TX;


It happened yesterday.
U-S Customs Service agents seized the canister from an international passenger who arrived in Houston on Royal Dutch Airlines flight from Amsterdam.
Passengers on several international flights through Houston were delayed until the terminal was aired out and reopened shortly before 11 last night.
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Hole


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-60
GRAPHIC=None


For nearly 24- hours, a portion of Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County was closed off.
Work crews were trying to repair a large gap in one of the southbound lanes.
It's still not fixed, but this morning, V-DOT is letting one lane of traffic through.
Unfortunately for motorists earlier yesterday, they were part of an hour long back up.
And as Scott Prince reports, it was no joy ride.
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SUPER=01-Russel Robertson/Motorist; :31
SUPER=01-Helen Hardin/Motorist; :36
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((Motorists on the southbound side of Interstate 81 had a "sinking" suspicion something was wrong-- and they were right.
There was definitely a "hole" lot of trouble on the highway.
The culprit, a massive sinkhole-- 35 feet deep and 75 feet wide at the 209 mile marker in Rockbridge County.
It forced VDOT to close off more than 15 miles of the Federal four- lane... causing an hour- long back up on the interstate and a detour on to Route 11.
Needless to say, frustration levels were running high.
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((RUSSEL ROBERTSON/MOTORIST: THERE'S NO WAY OUT. NO WAY OFF. I BELIEVE THEY COULD HAVE DONE A BETTER JOB THAN THAT. ))
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((HELEN HARDIN/MOTORIST: YOU JUST SIT HERE AND WONDER WHAT'S GOING ON. THEY HAVE SIGNS ON THE INTERSTATE, BUT IT DOESN'T SAY WHY, OR HOW LONG IT'S GOING TO BE... OR WE'RE GOING. I HAVE NO IDEA. ))
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Many wondered why the whole highway had to be closed instead of just one of the lanes.
VDOT road supervisor Ron Strickler explains.
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((RON STRICKLER/VDOT: THAT WAY WE DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT THE TRAFFIC PROBLEMS WHILE WE'RE DOING THE WORK. WE DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT THE TRAVELING PUBLIC RUNNING INTO SOMETHING THAT THEY REALLY DON'T EXPECT. ))
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Strickler expects all of the road repairs to be complete by the weekend.
But for THESE motorists, that's little consolation.
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((IT'S A MADHOUSE. ))
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Scott Prince, News- 7, Rockbridge County.))

J-Crew


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-73
GRAPHIC=J Crew


This is a busy time of the year for the J-Crew Company in Lynchburg.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Not only is it celebrating its tenth anniversary in the Hill City, the catalog operation is also hiring 12-hundred temporary workers.
They're needed to help with the Christmas shopping season.
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((JOHN KEITH/HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR: WE CAN'T MISS ANY DAY THAT WE'RE NOT OUT THERE BEATING THE BUSHES. WE'RE DOING A LOT OF ADVERTISING AND USING A LOT OF DIFFERENT MEDIA. SO ANYONE THAT'S INTERESTED IN PART TIME WORK, A GOOD WAGE AND A GOOD BENEFITS STRUCTURE FOR AT LEAST A TEMPORARY PERSON, SHOULD COME ON OUT AND TALK TO US.))
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OUT Q=talk to us.
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Local economic experts say J-Crew should find the workers it needs, despite the area's low unemployment rate.
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IN Q=The company here

((JEFF TAYLOR/REGION 2000: THE COMPANY HERE OFFERS THE FLEXIBLE HOURS AND THE OPPORTUNITY FOR FOLKS THAT WANT THAT PART TIME JOB, THAT WANT THAT FLEXIBILITY TO MAKE A LITTLE EXTRA INCOME. AND THAT INCOME ALWAYS GETS TURNED OVER THREE AND FOUR TIMES IN THE COMMUNITY AND THAT'S A BIG ECONOMIC BOOST.))
SUPER=01-Jeff Taylor/Region 2000; :00
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OUT Q=big economic boost.
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The Lynchburg facility processes about 300 million dollars in clothing orders every year.
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Robin-Dole


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-74
GRAPHIC=Robin Dole


Roanoke got a visit from the Dole campaign yesterday, but it was not Bob Dole ralling the republicans.
It was his daughter, Robin Dole.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


A resident of northern Virginia and a graduate of Virginia Tech, Robin Dole has campaigned for her father since she was five years old.
Yesterday, she said he will keep his promise to cut taxes and balance the budget without slashing medicare or other critical programs.
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((ROBIN DOLE/CANDIDATE'S DAUGHTER: NOW YOU'VE HEARD FORM OUR OPPONENTS THAT IT CAN'T BE DONE. WELL WE THINK WE KNOW WHY THEY'RE SAYING THAT. THEY CAN'T DO IT OR MAYBE THEY WON'T DO IT. BUT BOB DOLE BELIEVES IT IS A MATTER OF PRESIDENTIAL WILL. HE HAS IT. HE CAN DO IT AND HE WILL DO IT WHEN HE IS ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.))
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A new poll from Virginia Commonwealth University suggests that President Clinton has taken the lead among Virginia voters.
But Robin Dole predicts her father and Jack Kemp will continue the tradition of Republican success in Virginia.
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Campaign


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=campaign 96


Bob Dole has closed in on President Bill Clinton in a nightly Gallup tracking poll, leaving Clinton with a 12- percentage- point lead.
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President Clinton has no public events scheduled today. He is marking his 21st wedding anniversary.
Last night he was in Louisville, Kentucky where thousands of people jammed downtown.
Mr. Clinton asked the crowd to "go to bat" for him in the election as he praised the Louisville Slugger's amazing history.
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Bob Dole is starting his second day of a two day bus tour of Ohio. He's hiting large and small cities with his campaign themes of trust, tax cuts and the war on drugs.
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Warner-Ad


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-71
GRAPHIC=John Warner


With the election closing in fast, both Senator John Warner and Democratic Candidate Mark Warner have been churning out t-v ads, but John Warner made a mistake.
He got caught with a doctored photo. Yesterday he apologized for what he calls "a serious and terrible mistake."
And he fired the P-R firm that produced the doctored photo.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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(( It's the old switcheroo.
That's NOT Mark Warner's body.
His head's been edited over Chuck Robb's.
The fake was NOT hard to spot because the actual 1994 event was highly publicized.
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((MARK WARNER/D-SENATE CANDIDATE: HAVE YOU EVER SEEN AN INCUMBENT UNITED STATES SENATOR DO THIS KIND OF SCURRILOUS, SLEAZY -- THIS IS SOMETHING THAT APPEARS LIKE WOULD BE IN A BRITISH TABLOID.))
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((SEN. JOHN WARNER/R-SENATE CANDIDATE: THIS WAS A SERIOUS, TERRIBLE MISTAKE. I WAS NOT RESPONSIBLE IN ANY WAY OTHER THAN I ENGAGED THIS FIRM, GREG STEVENS AND COMPANY. AND FOR THAT, I HAVE TO TAKE FULL RESPONSIBILITY LIKE THE CAPTAIN OF THE SHIP.))
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After initial denials from a Warner campaign spokesman, the p-r firm had admitted the photo's alteration in time for the Senator's news conference.
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((SEN. JOHN WARNER: I HIRED WHAT I THOUGHT WAS THE BEST IN AMERICA, BECAUSE OF THEIR LENGTHY KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE OF HOW TECHNICALLY, AND I WROTE IT MYSELF LAST NIGHT, ETHICALLY, TO PUT TOGETHER AN ADVERTISEMENT.))
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((THE P-R FIRM OF GREG STEVENS AND COMPANY HAS ALSO DONE WORK FOR BOB DOLE AND GEORGE ALLEN. GREG STEVENS SAYS IN A STATEMENT "THERE WAS A MOVIE TITLED 'DUMB AND DUMBER.' WELL THIS WAS WORSE." ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, RICHMOND.))
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Yokohama


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# net (edit of 96-88)
GRAPHIC=Yokohama


It may not have high profile sponsorships like Goodyear and Michelin, but Yokohama Tire has seen its share of checkered flags.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Yokohama Video;


Yokohama is affiliated with several teams on the International Motorsports Association circuit.
SUPER=03-Salem;


Workers at the company's Salem plant got a chance to see two cars on the B-M-W- Yokohama team, and meet one of the drivers.
Yokohama says its Motorsports team aids in the research of how to make better tires for consumer use.
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IN Q=You can

((CHRIS MILLER/YOKOHAMA MOTORSPORTS: YOU CAN LEARN A LOT ABOUT WHAT HAPPENS TO A TIRE IN A VERY SHORT PERIOD ON A RACETRACK. SO WE GO THROUGH A LOT OF DIFFERENT COMPOUNDS, A LOT OF DIFFERENT TREAD DESIGNS TO DEAL WITH WATER.))
SUPER=01-Chris Miller/Yokohama Motorsports;
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OUT Q=with water.
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Of course, having the Yokohama logo on race cars all over the world does not hurt the company's publicity efforts.
Right now Yokohama devotes about a quarter of its marketing budget to pay for its Motorsports team.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net (edit of s6-16, s6-22, s6-20)
GRAPHIC=mlb


Gary Gaetti's (guy-EDDIE') grand slam capped a five-run seventh in the St. Louis Cardinals' 8-to-3 victory in Atlanta.
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Greg Maddux allowed the Cards' eight runs and absorbed the loss. The outcome
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ties the National League Championship Series at one game all. from s6-16
SUPER=03-New York, NY/NBC Sports;


Todd Zeile (zeel) and Rafael Palmeiro hit two-run homers as Baltimore topped the New York Yankees 5-to-3.
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David Wells pitched into the seventh as the Orioles squared the American League Championship Series at one game apiece. 10/10's Yanks s6-20
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The Orioles have asked baseball officials to overturn their game-one loss to the New York Yankees.
They claim Derek Jeter's game-tying homer should be negated due to fan interference.
Baltimore wants the game to be resumed with the O's leading 4-to-3 in the bottom of the eighth.
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