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1-News-Head

ANCHOR=Keith

Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX:
A homicide verdict in Amherst. We've got a LIVE report.
The JUDGE weighs in on the battle between V-M-I and the feds.
VIRGINIA's Attorney General sides with tobacco growers.
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And the coming prison uprising... maybe it's already happened, and we missed it.
Some tough talk tonight from Virginia's Corrections Director.
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Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, Ed Scott officially steps down at PH, three lady hoopsters sign division one scholarship papers at cave Spring today, the National League MVP is being announced at this hour,
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And Express Captain Dave Stewart will likely miss both home games this weekend with a severely sprained left ankle.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


The cold weather will leave us by the weekend but not before a few flurries blow through the area.

Burley


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-83
GRAPHIC=James Burley


It took an Amherst County jury today less than half an hour to convict James Henry Burley of first-degree murder.
Double Boxes=Keith and Steve/StarLink


Steve Smallshaw is at the Courthouse in Amherst tonight.
...the evidence against Burley pretty convincing, Steve?
Live=Steve Full/StarLink
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Double Boxes=Keith and Steve/StarLink




Car-Fire


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#96-91
GRAPHIC=None


An autopsy confirms that a Lynchburg woman was SHOT to death, before the van she was in was set ablaze.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Yesterday


Chief Medical Examiner David Oxley says 29-year-old Sharon Gilliam was shot once in the head.
Gilliam and 34-year-old Dennis Oxford were found dead in the burned out van behind the Lynchburg newspaper office.
Oxford died of smoke inhalation.
Police say Oxford blamed Gilliam for a medical problem he had.
Oxley refused to say what that problem was, or even if Gilliam had one, citing patient confidentiality.
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VMI


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-84
GRAPHIC=VMI


The judge in the V-M-I case wants a "comprehensive report" from the Institute.
But Jackson Kiser today stopped short of ordering a detailed PLAN, describing the "nut and bolts" of how Virginia Military Institute intends to incorporate women.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


The government still wants details.
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SUPER=01-Judith Keith/U.S. Justice Department Attorney
SUPER=@keith1;
SUPER=01-Maj. Gen. Josiah Bunting/VMI Superintendent
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OUT Q=would have us embrace
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IN Q=

((THEY SHOULD BE REQUIRED TO COME FORWARD TO TELL THE COURT AND THE PARTIES WHAT THEY ARE DOING, WHAT THEY PLAN TO DO. A MILITARY ORGANIZATION LIKE VMI DOESN'T GO INTO BATTLE WITHOUT A BATTLE PLAN. AND WE'RE SURE THEY HAVE ONE HERE.))
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SOT- -standup
IN Q=The government

((The government is afraid V-M-I will be back in three or four months, saying: it didn't work. we ran out of time. We won't be ready to admit women next Fall.))
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OUT Q=next Fall.



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SOT 12:00:30
IN Q=Any possibility

((Any possibility that would happen? NONE. NO POSSIBILITY AT ALL. ))
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Bunting says there simply IS no comprehensive, detailed battle plan.
Even if there was, he says, the feds aren't entitled to it.
NAT SOT


Friday Governor Allen authorized the transfer of 4-point-3 million dollars to pay for putting women's restrooms in barracks.
Only yesterday Bunting submitted a four-page memo to V-M-I's Board of Visitors, detailing progress and plans for co-education.
It outlines hundreds of contacts with high school girls.
So far, the Institute had received seven applications from women.
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SOT 12:12
IN Q=Uniformly

((UNIFORMLY THESE APPLICANTS ARE YOLKED TOGETHER BY THE CONVICTION THAT THEY WANT VMI TO REMAIN WHAT IT IS AND THEY ARE DETERMINED TO SUCCEDE ON OUR TERMS NOT ON THE AMENDED TERMS THAT THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT WOULD HAVE US EMBRACE.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=embrace.
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=VMI


The government says: minimal changes just won't get it.
It wants to review all of V-M-I's practices and policies to see how they might affect women.

Gilmore


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-77
GRAPHIC=James Gilmore


Health advocates are questioning the motives of Virginia Attorney General Jim Gilmore tonight.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Gilmore has followed North Carolina and Kentucky into the fight against the FDA's regulation of tobacco.
He's filed a "friend of the court" brief alleging the FDA has NO jurisdiction over the golden leaf.
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SOT 01:47:06
IN Q=Virginia has

((ATTORNEY GENERAL JIM GILMORE: VIRGINIA HAS BEEN NOW CULTIVATING AND MARKETING TOBACCO FOR OVER THREE HUNDRED YEARS. THESE PEOPLE WORK HARD, THEY PLAY BY THE RULES, AND THE GOVERNMENT SHOULD NOT BE IN THE BUSINESS OF HARMING THEM.))
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But anti-smoking advocates say Gilmore's out of step with a recent statewide poll showing a majority of Virginians -- in each geographic region -- actually favor government regulation of tobacco.
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SOT 02:15:21
IN Q=One has

((ANNE MORROW DONLEY/VA. GASP: ONE HAS TO WONDER TOO WHETHER IT'S A CONFLICT OF INTEREST AT ALL HERE. HE HAS OVER 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS OF STOCK IN PHILIP MORRIS. IF THAT'S A CONFLICT OF INTEREST, WHO DO WE GO TO FOR AN OPINION ON THAT, YOU KNOW? ALSO WE KNOW HE WANTS TO BE GOVERNOR.))
SUPER=01-Anne Morrow Donley/Va. GASP;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=be governor.
TALENT=Keith
SS=James Gilmore


Both Gilmore and likely Democratic nominee Don Beyer have also taken campaign cash from the tobacco industry.
Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at 6--no parole and strict new policies add up to a potentially explosive situation inside some Virginia prisons. Are authorities ready, if there's a riot? Ellen Qualls continues her series of reports.
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VO-NAT
Also the issue of hazing on the Washington and Lee campus---some say it's

hurting the university's image.
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SOT 19:36:06
IN Q=hazing's just a

((ANTHONY MAZARELLI/INTERFRATERNITY COUNCIL; HAZING'S JUST A TRADITION THAT NEEDS TO DIE AND THERE'S OTHER WAYS OF HAVING TOUGH STRONG PLEDGESHIP PROGRAMS. ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=pledgeship programs
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And yet others maintain it's all an overreaction. We'll try and sort it out.
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Reynolds


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-87
GRAPHIC=Election 96


The race for the vacated Virginia Senate seat is really a three- fold fight.
First, it's a contest between two current delegates.... Republican Allen Dudley and Democrat Roscoe Reynolds.
Second, it's battle for majority control of the State Senate.
SS=Virgil Goode


And third, it's a competition for Virgil Goode's political endorsement.
One of the issues was settled today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Floyd Co.;


During a rally to kick- off Reynolds' campaign, Congressman- Elect Goode said he'll back his Democratic friend.
Reynolds says he's ready to step into Goode's soon- to- be- relinquished role and provide leadership for the 20th District.
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SOT 2:10:04
IN Q=It's of

((ROSCOE REYNOLDS/D- STATE SENATE CANDIDATE: IT'S OF ABSOLUTE VITAL IMPORTANCE THAT WE GET SOMEONE IN THAT POSITION TO CONTINUE THE STRONG TRADITION THAT VIRGIL HAS OF EFFECTIVE POSITIVE REPRESENTATION OF THE COMMUNITIES IN THE 20TH SENATORIAL DISTRICT. ))
SUPER=01-Roscoe Reynolds/(D) State Senate Candidate;
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OUT Q=district
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VO-NAT


A special election will likely be held next month to determine Goode's successor in Richmond.
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Prisons-3


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-90
GRAPHIC=Prisons Under Pressure


Especially since a loaded gun was found in a Death Row typewriter last year, it's probably a safe bet that Governor Allen has lost sleep over Virginia's crowded prisons.
Rioting. Hostages. Escapes.
The stuff of gubernatorial nightmares.
Chuck Robb presided over the nation's largest death row escape in 1984. Take Fullscreen Graphic Prisons Under Pressure
In tonight's installment of "Prisons Under Pressure," Ellen Qualls looks at what might happen if the simmering discontent behind bars boils over.
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SOT
IN Q=It's happened
SUPER=03-Nottoway Co.; :00
SUPER=@file; :17 QUICK!!
SUPER=01-Ron Angelone/Va. Corrections Director; :20 QUICK!!
SUPER=01-Russ Ford/Prison Chaplain; :32
SUPER=@Ellen1; 2:11
RUNS=2:25
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Buckingham County.


(( It's happened.
Four hostages, including two nurses, were taken in an August uprising at Nottoway Correctional Center.
Eight correctional officers were injured.
It happened overnight, in a rural area far from the gaze of the media.
It was the most dangerous incident in Virginia prisons since 1984's death row escape.
sot 10:56:59 T1

((RON ANGELONE: ANYTIME YOU HAVE A HOSTAGE SITUATION, THAT IS YOUR TOUGHEST MOMENT.))
runs=:04


Prison chaplain Russ Ford doesn't blame Governor Allen for crowding the prisons -- but he does think the administration's rhetoric causes more problems than it solves.
sot 09:54;42

((RUSS FORD: YOU KNOW "IF YOU DON'T DO THIS THEN WE'RE GONNA LOCK YOU DOWN." "IF A MAN ACTS UP IN ONE PLACE, THEN WE'RE GONNA TAKE IT OUT AND BRING RETRIBUTION ON EVERYONE." THIS POLICY HAS FAILED TOTALLY, TO HAVE THAT TYPE OF CONFRONTATION. IT DOES NOT WORK. IT NEVER DID WORK. IT JUST INCITES THE MEN. PRISONERS DO NOT UNITE IN AND OF THEMSELVES. YOU HAVE TO GIVE THEM A REASON TO UNITE.))
runs=:21


Corrections director Ron Angelone says the Nottoway uprising should NOT be counted as a riot over prison conditions. TUESDAY
sot T1 10:58:35

((RON ANGELONE: HOW'M I GONNA TIE THAT WITH UNREST? OR YOU KNOW, THESE PEOPLE WERE TRYING TO SHOW HOW BAD -- NO. LET'S NOT GIVE THEM THAT CREDIT. THEY WERE TRYING TO ESCAPE BECAUSE THEY DIDN'T WANT TO SERVE ANY MORE TIME IN PRISON. AND WHEN THAT FELL APART, THEY JUST DID WHAT I GUESS YOU WOULD EXPECT THEM TO DO. LOSE TOTAL CONTROL OF THEIR SENSES. GRAB PEOPLE.))
runs=:23


But other accounts indicate the four escapees were eventually aided by a hundred or so other inmates.
Ron Angelone's elite strike force had its debut at Nottoway.
sot T1 10:53:30

((RON ANGELONE: YOU'RE NOT HAPPY ABOUT THE FACT THAT IN ORDER TO STOP PREDATORS FROM HURTING OTHER PEOPLE YOU HAVE TO SHOOT THEM OR YOU HAVE TO STUN THEM WITH OUR ELECTRIC DEVICES.))
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sot 10:05:39

((RUSS FORD: THE QUESTION THAT COMES WITH ANY ADMINISTRATION WHEN THEY TALK TOUGH, CARRY THE BIG STICK, AND IT'S THE COMMANDO VIEW OF IT IS "ARE YOU INCITING IT? YOU KNOW, ARE YOU INFLAMING THE VERY SITUATION WHICH YOU'RE TRYING TO CONTAIN."))
runs=:15


Angelone's already made history with the first firearms inside prison walls.
They're non-lethal, rubber pellet guns -- and the department brags they've been VERY effective in their first few months of use.
sot standup


No matter what's going on inside, the department brags it's NOT getting out.
Virginia's had the lowest escape rate in the nation for the last two years.
Tomorrow, what can be done to decrease the danger.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Buckingham County.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#=None
GRAPHIC=NONE


The stock market continued its record setting pace today... for the sixth straight session.
The Dow gained eight points, closing at 62- hundred- 74.
NASDAQ was up four.
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Hazing


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE# 96-85
GRAPHIC=None


Hazing problems at Washington and Lee are now in a national spotlight.
Photographs taken at the university were featured in a New York Times Magazine article a week and a half ago. Eric Earnhart reports.
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SOT
IN Q=For Washington and Lee
SUPER=01-David Howison/Dean Of Students; :16
SUPER=03-Lexington; :28
SUPER=@Eric1; :41
SUPER=01-Doug Gubner/Fraternity Member; :52
SUPER=01-Anthony Mazzarelli/Interfraternity Council; 1:04
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OUT Q=EE, News 7

(( For Washington and Lee, it was like a window into the underworld...
Dark disturbing images, portraying fraternity hazing rituals three years ago, and the exploits of a secret campus drinking society.


SOT 10:59:18
IN Q=it's dishonorable

((DAVID HOWISON/DEAN OF STUDENTS;THEY ARE REPREHENSIBLE, IT'S DISHONORABLE, BUT THEY COME AT A TIME INTERNALLY WHEN YOU KNOW WE'RE PUTTING INTO PLACE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO ELIMINATE HAZING AT WASHINGTON AND LEE, AND IN THAT SENSE, THE TIMING FOR OUR OWN COMMUNITY PERHAPS WILL BE POSITIVE.))
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OUT Q=will be positive



School officials began working on a new policy late last year. It targets individual frat members involved in hazing, and puts their academic futures on the line. The minimum penalty, immediate suspension.
Standup 12:27:37 ((One of the hardest parts of instituting the new policy is what they call "breaking the cycle". In otherwords, if you were a pledge and you had to go through the same sort of hazing ritual, it's hard for you to let new pledges in without it.))
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SOT 12:22:31
IN Q=I think there are

((DOUG GUBNER/FRATERNITY MEMBER; I THINK THERE ARE SOME THINGS YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO DO THAT, AREN'T REALLY DETRIMENTAL, IT DOESN'T HURT ANYBODY, IT KIND OF BUILDS UNITY.))
SUPER=01-Doug Gubner/Fraternity Member;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=builds unity



But fraternity leaders say hazing is history.

SOT 10:19:31
IN Q=we support making our

((ANTHONY MAZARELLI/INTERFRATERNITY COUNCIL;WE SUPPORT MAKING OUR PLEDGE CLASSES TIGHT AND CLOSE AND OUR FRATERNITIES CLOSE AND HAZING'S JUST A TRADITION THAT NEEDS TO DIE.))
SUPER=01-Anthony Mazarelli/Interfraternity Council
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Even privately, frat members say the stakes are now so high, most will be reluctant to risk their future to keep the tradition alive.
Eric Earnhart, News 7))

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming up tonight in sports, Ed Scott officially steps down, a trio of Cave Spring hoopsters sign scholarship papers, The Express's Dave Stewart is on ice for awhile,
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And it doesn't seem like it's been that long since the seniors shaved a pair of sunglasses into Tiki Barber's hair, but this Saturday Tiki plays his final home game at Scott Stadium.
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S-Scott


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#fb96-4
GRAPHIC=FFE


Last night we reported that Patrick Henry coach Ed Scott would turn in his resignation today, and this morning he did just that.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-Friday Football Extra;:00


The Patriots head football coach since 1990 says some minor health concerns and the teams' rapid decline at the end of the just completed season accelerated his decision to step down.
Scott who is 53, has been coaching football for 31 years.
He would still like to coach somewhere, but for now will continue teaching health at PH.
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S-Sign


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=BB97-1
GRAPHIC=Girls Basketball


Today marks the beginning of the national signing period for boys and girls basketball players all over the country.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./This Afternoon; :00


Cave Spring's Alyssa and Catie Redick signed with Campbell University on a full ride.
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IN Q="I'm glad

((CATIE REDICK/LADY KNIGHTS FORWARD:)) ((ALYSSA REDICK/LADY KNIGHTS CENTER:))
SUPER=01-Catie Redick/Lady Knights Forward; :00
SUPER=01-Alyssa Redick/Lady Knights Center; :10
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Cave center Lisa Bryan is headed to Nebraska on a full ride.
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(( ))
SUPER=01-Lisa Bryan/Signed with Nebraska; :00
SUPER=01-Linda Long/Cave Spring Coach; :06
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OUT Q=..in the same year"
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S-Express


ANCHOR=mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ICE-96
GRAPHIC=Express


The Express's 6-2 victory over Richmond last night did not come without a cost.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Renegades vs. Express; :00


Team captain Dave Stewart left the game with a twisted ankle. Express officials said today that Stewart indeed has a severely sprained left ankle and he is doubtful for this weekend'd games against South Carolina and Louisville.
One other note, Ilya Dubkov donned number 21 last night as teammate J.F. Tromblay gave the franchise's all-time leading scorer his old number back upon his return to the team. Tromblay, will now wear number 11.
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S-Tiki


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=FB96-3
GRAPHIC=UVa football


The Virginia Cavaliers host 6th ranked North Carolina Saturday at Scott Stadium.
Steve Mason has more on how some Cavs are getting motivated, plus Tiki Barber talks about his final game on David A. Harrision Field.
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IN Q=first audio
SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Saturday; :00
SUPER=03-Chapel Hill, NC; :15
SUPER=01-Todd White/UVa Co-Captain; :26
SUPER=01-Ronde Barber/UVa Defensive Back; :42
SUPER=@steve1; :50
SUPER=01-Tiki Barber/Plays Final Home Game Saturday; 1:08
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OUT Q=...News 7 sports"
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S-NL


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#S6-20
GRAPHIC=MLB


The Baseball Writers of America have unanimously selected the San Diego Padres' Ken Caminiti as the National League's Most Valuable Player.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Major League Baseball;


Caminiti's 40 home runs, 130 R-B-I's, and .326 batting average lead the Padres to their first N-L West title in 12 years.
This makes just the fourth time the National League M-V-P has been a unanimous selection.
The Dodgers Mike Piazza was the runner up.
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