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NOON-HEADLINES

TALENT=Melanie
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And smoke forced a plane had to make an emergency landing at Roanoke airport this morning.
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The search continues for the man wanted in connection with the murder of two women in Virginia and Tennessee.
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TALENT=Patrick
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We start the week off with a lovely forecast, including some unusually warm daytime highs, but we'll be closer to normal by tomorrow. Stay tuned for the complete forecast, as well as a recap of this weekend's sports.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Don't go away. The news is next.

Plane


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=eea
TAPE#96-72
GRAPHIC=none


A single engine plane landed safely at the Roanoke Regional Airport about an hour ago.
The plane reported smoke in the cockpit, about 14 miles from the airport.
Double Boxes=Melanie and Eric/Microwave


Eric Earnhart is at the airport. Eric, what happened?
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(Rollcue:..fortunately it wasn't necessary.)
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((THERE WAS SOME SMOKE IN THE CABIN THAT WAS REPORTED. I DON'T KNOW THE EXTENT OT IT UPON LANDING, BUT THE AIRCRAFT DID LAND SAFELY.))
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Osborne


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net-; 96-80 (abingdon-murder)
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Investigators in Virginia and Tennessee are still looking for a man suspected of killing two women and assaulting five others.
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VO-NAT


Police say Bradley Duane Osborne is considered "armed and extremely dangerous."
Osborne allegedly shot 46- year- old Donetta Keyser, a church secretary in Tennessee.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Murder Investigation


She was shot in the head Thursday in a coin laundry and died Saturaday at a Nashville hospital.
Osborne is also a suspect in the slaying of his girlfriend in Virginia and assaults on five other women.

James-Madison


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=None


Harrisonburg police made grisly discovery this weekend.
Two James Madison University students were found fatally shot.
Police found 25- year- old Ann Margret Olson and 23- year- old Keith J. O'Connell dead in O'Connell's apartment.
Both waited tables at a Harrisonburg restaurant and they had been dating about two months.

C'Burg-Murder


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-76
GRAPHIC=Murder


An elderly Christiansburg woman is dead and a 51- year- old handy man is in jail this morning charged with her murder.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


Police found 87- year- old Anna Virginia Lester's body Saturday in her Radford Street home.
They're not releasing the cause of her death but investigators say there were cuts and bruises on her body.
James Reed is being charged with the crime.
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((LT. GARY BRUMFIELD/CHRISTIANSBURG POLICE: WE RECEIVED INFORMATION THAT HE HAD DONE WORK FOR HER IN THE PAST AROUND HER HOUSE. WE HAVEN'T DETERMINED YET WHETHER MISS LESTER WAS ROBBED.))
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Brumfield says there are no signs of forced entry.
And that Reed may have had a key to Lester's house.
He also says Anna Lester's death is a great loss to the community.
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((MISS LESTER WAS JUST A LIFE LONG RESIDENT OF CHRISTIANSBURG. SHE AND HER FAMILY ARE WELL RESPECTED, GOOD PEOPLE.))
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Murder


Reed is being held in the Montgomery County Jail without bond.
He will be arraigned on Tuesday.

Debate-Preps


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=election 96


Bob Dole heads west today, flying to California to prepare for Wednesday's second and final debate with President Clinton.
This will be a town-hall style debate, with questions coming from the audience.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Diego, CA;


The University of San Diego will host the debate.
A flury of preparations is taking place on the campus.
Students are painting signs, crews are putting the finishing touches on the theater and political workers are conducting last minute polls.
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Senate-Poll


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=campaign 96


A new poll shows Democrat Mark Warner still has a long way to go to defeat Incumbent Senator John Warner.
The Richmond Times Dispatch- 12 News poll released today gives John Warner a 20 percentage point lead-- 48 percent to 28 percent.
But Democrats took some comfort because this was the first poll that put John Warner under 50 percent.
And the poll was taken before any reaction from the use a doctored photo of Mark Warner that ran in a T-V ad by John Warner's campaign.
Mark Warner's campaign says they have an internal poll indicating the race is much closer.

R'BRIDGE-JOB


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=DAL
TAPE# 96-80
GRAPHIC=New Jobs


A public-private partnership may soon bring hundreds of new jobs to Rockbridge County.
Denise Allen has the story.
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SUPER=01-Jerry Nay/Professional Business Mgmt.; :14
SUPER=01-David Kleppinger/RAEDC Executive Director; :29
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((This land was farmed for nearly 200 years.
Now the new owner hopes to cultivate jobs for Rockbridge County instead of crops.
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((JERRY NAY/PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS MGMT: WE'VE ENVISIONED DEVELOPING THIS BEAUTIFUL LAND INTO AN AREA THAT WILL RECEIVE INDUSTRY, LIGHT INDUSTRY, THAT WILL PROVIDE JOBS FOR OUR AREA.))
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And new jobs maybe sprouting up soon.
Two companies are close to finalizing deals, but it's too soon to release all the details.
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((DAVID KLEPPINGER/ROCKBRIDGE PARTNERSHIP: THEY GIVEN US A VERBAL COMMITTMENT THAT THEY WANT TO BE ON THIS PROPERTY. WE'RE WORKING OUT THE DETAILS IF THEY COME WE'RE LOOKING AT ABOUT 200 JOBS IN THE NEXT TWO YEARS.))
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The 29 acre tract of land is located on Green House Road with easy access to both interstates 81 and 64.
That alone makes it a prime piece of commercial property.
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((IT'S GOT WATER AND SEWER. IT'S GOT EVERYTHING THAT THE PROPERTY NEEDS TO HAVE GREAT CURB APPEAL. THIS IS GOING TO BE AN EASY PROPERTY TO MARKET.))
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stand up 1:39:50 DENISE ALLEN/NEWS 7 REPORTER: JERRY NAY ENVISIONS AROUND EIGHT BUILDINGS ON THIS PROPERTY.
BUT HE SAYS THIS LAND WILL BE DEVELOPED DIFFERENTLY THAN MOST INDUSTRIAL PARKS.
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IN Q=the social responsibility

((THE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY WE SEE HERE IS TO PROTECT THE VIEW SHED. THAT MEANS A LITTLE MORE GREEN SPACE THAN ONE MIGHT ENVISION.))
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IN Q=where do we

((WHERE DO WE PUT THE BUILDINGS? WHAT DO THEY LOOK LIKE? AND HOW ARE THEY GOING TO BE SCREENED? THEN WE BUILD THE LOT LINES AROUND. THEN WE WEAVE THE ROAD THROUGH THE PROPERTY. WE'RE ACTUALLY GOING TO DO THE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS BACKWARDS.))
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Nay and Kleppinger say they plan to work hand in hand with V-M-I and Washington and Lee University to bring corporate research jobs to the industrial park.
They say this will help create jobs where workers can grow.
Denise Allen News 7.))
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Melanie


Coming up-
Southside is still smarting from their encounter with Tropical Storm Fran,
And some airline passegers had their first encounter with a bomb threat.
All that and more when we return,
But now let's check in with Patrick Evans in the weather center.
Talent=Patrick

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BOMB-SCARE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


A Delaware man denies making a bomb threat aboard a U-S Air jetliner.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dayton, OH;


Authorities say Richard Josephson told a flight attendant on a Philadelphia to Los Angeles flight yesterday that he had pipe bombs in his carry-on luggage.
The alleged remarks prompted the pilot to make an emergency landing in Dayton, Ohio.
No bombs were found.
Josephson claims he was just joking around.
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(( JOSEPHSON:YOU DIDN'T SAY ANTHING ABOUT A PIPE BOME, NO SIR, WHEN THEY ASKED ME TO GET MY LUGGATE I SAID MAKE SUMRE MY BOMB DOESN'T GO OFF, AS A JOKE, I WAS ONLY KIDDING, I GUESS THEY TOOK IT SERIOUSLY. REPORTER-WON'T DO THAT AGAIN. JOSEPHSON: NO. YOU GOT THAT RIGHT. ))
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OUT Q=no, you got that right.
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Josephson is being held without bond and faces a hearing Wednesday.
He could get 20 years in prison if he's convicted.
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MIDEAST-MEETINGS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=mideast peace talks


Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has heard what he wanted to hear from Israel.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Cairo, Egypt;


Mubarak met today with Israeli President Ezer Weizman (AY'-zur VYTS'-mahn) to discuss the stalled peace talks.
The Egyptian leader says (VYTS'-mahn) Weizman told him Israel will live up to its agreements with the Palestinians.
SUPER=03-Jerusalem;


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (net-an-YAH'-hoo) says a date still has not been set for resuming peace talks.
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10:14:14 ((NETANYAHU: WERE IN A SENSITIVE PHASE OF THE NEGOTIATIONS, THAT WE ARE TRYING TO ADDRESS THESE TWIN CONCERNS AMD SECURITY AND OF ENABLING JEWISH COMMUNITH TO LIVE IN SUCH A WAY THAT IS WILL NOT BE COKED BY IT'S NEIGHBORS. ))
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Mubarak has been sharply critical of Netanyahu for trying to re-work agreements that the previous Israeli government made with the Palestinians.
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Pitts-Roads


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=THa
TAPE# 96-82
GRAPHIC=Flood Aftermath


Tropical Storm Fran may be a bad memory for many, but it's aftermath is still a reality for some Southside residents.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;


About a dozen roads remain closed in Pittsylvania County.
Local highway officials say some of the roads are missing pipes.
High water also weakened some bridges.
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((TIM WILES/VDOT RESIDENT ENGINEER:ON SOME BRIDGES WE HAD THE UNDERPINNING OR AREA UP UNDERNEATH THE BRIDGE WASH AWAY AND EXPOSED THE FOUNDATION TO THE POINT WHERE A SMALL AMOUNT OF PROBLEMS COULD CAUSE THE BRIDGE TO COLLAPSE AND WE'VE HAD TO POUR CONCRETE TO REPLACE THAT DIRT THAT WENT AWAY. ))
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OUT Q=that went away.
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Immediately following "Tropical Storm Fran" 150- roads were closed.
Within a week or so, that number had dwindled to about 20.
The state will be hiring outside contractors to help with the remaining work.
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((MOST OF THE WORK THAT STILL REMAINS TO BE DONE IS BEYOND OUR CAPABILITIES, THEY REQUIRE EITHER MORE EQUIPMENT THAN WE HAVE AVAILABLE OR SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT THAT WE DON'T NORMALLY HAVE AVAILABLE. SO, WE'VE GOT SOME EMERGENCY CONTRACTS AND HOPE TO HAVE SOME PEOPLE ON BOARD VERY QUICKLY. ))
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OUT Q=very quickly.
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Wiles says he hopes to have the repairs finished before winter weather sets in.
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SOFT MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Melanie


Still to come-
Bosnia is ready to compete with America in the swimsuit competition.
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VO-NAT


And no one could compete with the 19-96 railway festival this weekend as the company celebrated 100 years of service.
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Railway-Festival


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-83
GRAPHIC=None


The Virginia Museum of Transportation rolled this weekend's vistors back 100 years.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The 19-96 Railway Festival honored Norfolk and Western retirees on the company's centennial anniversary.
Russell Bussey (Bus-ee) worked for N- and- W for 37 years and was even photographed by O. Winston Link.
But his joy was running the 6-11.
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((RUSSELL BUSSEY/N & W RETIREE: WE JUST SORT OF GREW UP IN THE JOB. YOU WAS PROMOTED TO ENGINEER FROM A FIREMAN AND YOU HAD TO HAVE THREE YEARS BEFORE YOU COULD BE PROMOTED. AFTER YOU WAS PROMOTED YOU WAS USE TO ALL THE HAPPENINGS.
JOE SINK/N&W RETIREE: I WAS HIRED ON THE STEAM. I WAS PROMOTED TO ENGINEER ION THE STEAM AND IT WAS FASCINATING TO RUN ONE OF THOSE MORE SO THAN THE DIESEL. THE DIESEL WAS SORT OF A WHITE COLLAR JOB.))
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SUPER=01-Joe Sink/N & W Retiree; :17
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OUT Q=a white collar job(laugh)
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Hundreds of former N & W employees came to the Virginia Museum of Transportation this weekend to re-live the romance of steam engines like the 6-11.
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Melanie toss to Patrick-On record Set

LAW


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=pev
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE


There are many legal issues associated with the recent increase in the minimum wage, and how it affects local workers and businesses.
Victor Cardwell, a Labor and Employment attorney from Woods, Rogers, and Hazelgrove joins Patrick Evans today to discuss these issues.
Patrick...
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(Victor, what have been the most significant effects of the raise in the

minimum wage since it took effect?
What other kinds of issues are associated with such a rise in pay scale?
What happens with the second phase of the increase hits?
How does that fall under the perview of labor law?
Tell me about the upcoming seminar your firm is sponsoring?
Who can attend the seminar, and where is it being held?) WEATHER
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Common-Sense


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#Common Sense
GRAPHIC=Common Sense
SUPER=@melanie1;


In this week's edition of Common Sense, Len Besthoff says the federal government has come up with a new way to make paying deductibles on health insurance a lot easier: a medical savings account.
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SUPER=01-Ben Hartman/Stockbroker-Edward D. Jones; :11
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((
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((Meeting the deductible on your health insurance can be a tall order. And the federal government has come up with a new way for certain individuals to save money to meet those up front expenses.))
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OUT Q=up front expenses.
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IN Q=The medical

((BEN HARTMAN/STOCKBROKER-EDWARD D. JONES: THE MEDICAL SAVINGS ACCOUNT IS AN ACCOUNT THAT ACTS VERY MUCH LIKE AN IRA ACCOUNT. IN THAT THE EMPLOYEE IS ABLE TO PUT TAX DEFERRED DOLLARS INTO A MEDICAL SAVINGS ACCOUNT, AND THIS IS PRE- TAX MONEY, AND THE MONEY GROWS TAX DEFERRED. IT'S USED TO PAY MEDICAL BILLS AND THINGS LIKE THAT. NOW ONE THING ABOUT THE MEDICAL SAVINGS ACCOUNT IS TO BE ELIGIBLE TO SET UP A MEDICAL SAVINGS ACCOUNT, YOU HAVE TO BE EMPLOYED BY A SMALL BUSINESS OWNER, AND ALSO YOU HAVE TO BE UNDER WHAT'S CALLED A HIGH DEDUCTIBLE HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM. FOR AN INDIVIDUAL THAT DEDUCTIBLE WOULD HAVE TO BE A MINIMUM OF 15-HUNDRED DOLLARS OR MORE, FOR A FAMILY, THE DEDUCTIBLE IS THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR HIGHER.))
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((One important thing with these medical savings accounts. People can only use them for medical purposes until age 65. That's this week's edition of Common Sense, let's send it back to the newsdesk.))
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Stocks


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


On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was UP 45 and a half points.
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SPORTS MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Melanie


When News 7 at Noon returns-
Cylinder heads stood between one man and his trophy,
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But the trophy winner of the American League is now setting its sights on the World Series.
Stick around.
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Yankees


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-17
GRAPHIC=Yankees/Orioles


The New York Yankees are headed to the World Series.
New York clinched the American League Championship with a 6 to 4 win over Baltimore.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD/NBC Sports;


The Yankees scored all the runs they needed in the sixth. Jim Leyritz belts this solo homer over the right field wall to make it one to nothing.
Then Cecil Fielder powers this ball over the left field wall for a three run homer.
SUPER=30-New York/6/Baltimore/4/;


The next batter Darryl Strawberry followed Fielder's lead. He slams this pitch over the centerfield wall for a solo homer putting the Yankees on top 6 to nothing.
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((JOE TORRE/YANKEE MANAGER: ))
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Braves


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-18
GRAPHIC=Braves/Cardinals


The St. Louis Cardinals are one win away from a trip to the Fall Classic.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-St. Louis, MO/FOX Sports;


The Redbirds have a 3-games-to-1 lead in the N-L-C-S after last night's 4-to-3 win over the visiting Atlanta Braves.
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Skins


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#RS96-1
GRAPHIC=Skins/Patriots


A strong passing game led the Washington Redskins to a 27 to 22 win over New England last night.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Foxboro, MA/FOX Sports;


In the second quarter the Redskins go with the reverse. Leslie Shepherd scores from 32 yards out to make it 10 to 6 Washington.
The Patriots lead at the half, but Washington blows it wide open.
Frerotte throws two touchdowns in the third, including Henry Ellard's first T-D catch of the year.
Patriot Curtis Martin's 2 yard T-D cuts the lead to two
SUPER=30-Washington/27/New England/22;but the two point conversion fails--the

Skins win their 5th straight.
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Race


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=afr
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=martinsville speedway


A whole race's worth of action was packed into one lap last night at the Taco Bell 300.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville/Taco Bell 300; :00


On the last turn of the race, leader David Hider was spun out by David Blankenship in the 37 car.
That opened the door for Jay Fogleman. He snuck around the outside and collected the winner's check.
But late last night, track officials took back the 30 thousand dollar prize.
In the post race inspection, NASCAR officials disqualified Fogleman for using unauthorized cylinder heads, and awarded first place to B-A Wilson.
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Miss-Bosnia


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


More signs that life is returning to normal in Bosnia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Sarajevo, Bosnia;


Hundreds of people gathered in the Cultural Center of Sarajevo over the weekend to witness the crowning of Miss Bosnia 19-96.
Miss Bosnia goes on to compete in the Miss World competition next month in India. (----------------)