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SUPER=#4065
SUPER=70-Connie Stevens;
SUPER=@Robin1;
SUPER=70-Steve Mason;
ANCHOR=Connie
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VO-NAT


TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...
A PARTIAL VICTORY FOR ONE WOMAN WHO SAYS SHE LOST HER JOB JUST BECAUSE SHE GOT PREGNANT.
A MOBILE HOME FIRE LEAVES A FAMILY HOMELESS TONIGHT IN BEDFORD COUNTY.
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top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's Friday January 10th- our Top Story tonight--
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VO-NAT


He's refused it before but now Governor Allen says he has assurance-- there will be NO STRINGS ATTATCHED to millions of dollars in education funding.
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p-Allen-Education


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=equ
TAPE# 97-6
GRAPHIC=Allen, George


Good Evening, You're watching News 7 PRIMETIME on WEFC.
I'm Connie Stevens.
Governor Allen did a 1-80 and announced today the state will apply for the federal Goals Two-thousand education money.
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SOT 02:52:04
IN Q=I'm pleased

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I'M PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE...OUR SCHOOLS.))
sot 03:42:25

((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: I THINK WE SHOULD HAVE TAKEN ... MONTHS TO COME.))
SUPER=@Allen; :00
SUPER=@Beyer; :20
RUNS=:32
OUT Q=to come.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Democrats have chided Allen for months for being the only governor in the nation to turn down over eight million dollars in federal funds.
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TALENT=Connie
SS=Education


In a letter last October, U.S. Education Secretary Richard Riley said Virginia could use Goals 2000 strictly for computers -- as the Governor had demanded.

p-DEQ-Memo


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=Va State Seal


A leaked memo has forced the resignation of a top official at the State Department of Environmental Quality.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


That's after Michael McKenna put in writing a strategy to discredit the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission -- and that memo was finally leaked to reporters.
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SOT 10:14:14 FRED TAPE
IN Q=What has

((SEN. JOE GARTLAN/D-FAIRFAX: WHAT HAS HAPPENED TO GENERATE THIS FURIOUS, SURREPTITIOUS, AND MALICIOUS COUNTER-ATTACK?cut and pick back up at10:14:27I SUGGEST THAT IT IS NOTHING MORE THAN THE FACT THAT IN ONE MORE REVIEW, ONE MORE REPORT ON THE OPERATIONS OF STATE GOVERNMENT, THEY HAVE REPORTED TO US THE TRUTH.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Joe Gartlan/(D) Fairfax;
RUNS=:24
OUT Q=the truth.
TALENT=Connie
SS=None


DEQ was roundly criticized for its pollution enforcement record in a December report.

P-Bailey


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=KHu
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=None
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


One woman's sex discrimination suit may come before a Roanoke jury-- thanks to the State Supreme Court.
Lisa Bailey claims she was fired because her employer considered her UNRELIABLE after she had a baby.
Justice Lawrence Koonts says using that as a basis for termination- -if those are the facts- -would amount to a "classic example of gender discrimination... repugnant to Virginia's strong public policy."
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=State Supreme Court


The four- to three- decision reverses a lower court ruling.

p-Walton


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=THa
TAPE# 596-42
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


A Danville teenager charged with murder will remain in custody until a grand jury decides his next step.
The judge's decision came down this morning after investigators revealed evidence gathered against 18-year old Percy Levar Walton.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


The Danville teen was charged Thanksgiving Day with killing and robbing Archie Moore.
The 33-year old victim was found stuffed inside a closet at his Cabin Lake apartment.
SUPER=04-November 28;


Authorities say they began questioning Walton after witnesses told police they'd seen the teenager driving the victim's car around the time of the murder.
Investigators say they searched Walton's apartment and found Moore's keys in a bedroom.
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38:20:04
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IN Q=One of the

((DET. HUGH WYATT/DANVILLE POLICE DEPT.: ONE OF THE KEYS ON THAT RING FIT THE HALL DOOR, THE MAIN DOOR LEADING INTO MR. MOORE'S APARTMENT, ONE OF THE OTHER KEYS FIT THE PATIO DOOR LEADING INTO THE BEDROOM. ))
SUPER=01-Det. Hugh Wyatt/Danville Police Dept.; :00
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=into the bedroom.
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VO-NAT


Investigators say keys found in Walton's bedroom also fit the victim's car.
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P-Simpson


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# net-b
GRAPHIC=Simpson, Oj


O-J Simpson spent more than two hours on the stand tonight-- testifying in his own defense in his civil trial.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Santa Monica, CA; :


He refuted alleged outbreaks of violence in his relationship with Nicole Brown-- saying if he'd ever hit her, she would have looked a little differently than in published photos highlighting bruises.
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SOT 20:12:24
IN Q=They want him

(( AL DEBLANC/DEFENSE ATTY: THEY WANT HIM PERSONALLY TO MAKE CONTACT WITH THE JURY AND LET THE JURY KNOW HE'S SINCERE. THAT THEY HAD THESE FIGHTS, BUT HE WOULD NEVER EVER HURT HIS WIFE SERIOUSLY, LET ALONE KILL HER.))
SUPER=01-Al DeBlanc/Defense Attorney; :
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OUT Q=let alone kill her.
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VO-NAT


Today, over protests of plaintiff's attorneys, the judge cleared the way for Simpson to testify about his ex-wife's alleged drug use and sexual history.
But defense attorneys are barred from claiming her lifestyle brought about her murder.
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music under
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


There's more to come on News 7 primetime,
Police say it was all of hoax as a woman falsely accused two Dallas Cowboys stars of raping her.
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VO-NAT

and Virginia's state song, "Carry Me Back, Old Virginia," may be sent into graceful retirement.
A local senator has introduced a bill to make the song obsolete.
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WEFC!!!
go to break

P-Trailer-Fire


ANCHOR=connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 597-7
GRAPHIC=Fire


A Bedford County family is left homeless after fire rips through a mobile home this afternoon.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


The blaze broke out around 3, and when fire fighters got to the scene, the trailer was engulfed in flames.
Four family members were inside at the time, but they all escaped without injury.
Officials haven't determined the cause of the fire... but they believe it started somewhere in the kitchen.
The victims are staying with nearby relatives until they can find a new home.
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p-Plane-Crash


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=cst
TAPE# net-a
GRAPHIC=Plane Crash


Investigators have located the flight recorders from the commuter plane that crashed outside of Detroit yesterday.
The N-T-S-B says the recorders have been damaged-- but are not in pieces.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Ida, MI;


Meantime at the scene, workers are braving below-zero windchills, still
sifting through the Comair crash. (/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:08:55
IN Q=

((TILMAN CRUTCHFIELD/MONROE COUNTY SHERIFF: CERTAINLY IT HAMPERS THE INVESTIGATION. IT MAKES MORE DIFFICULT IN THE RECOVERY MORE DIFFICULT.))
SUPER=01-Tilman Crutchfield/Monroe Co. Sheriff;
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=more difficult."
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VO-NAT


A makeshift morgue's been set up near the site.
The Comair flight crashed as it was making its way to Detroit's Metropolitan airport- killing all 29 people on board.
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p-Crash-Victim


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 597-5
GRAPHIC=None
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Giles Co./December 23;


One of the people killed in last night's crash had a connection to last MONTH'S fatal cargo plane crash in Giles County.
Published reports say 37- year old Maureen DeMarco was going to her brother's funeral in Detroit.
Her brother-- Brian Scully was one of six people killed when the Airborne Express plane crashed last month near Narrows.
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p-State-Song


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-98
GRAPHIC=State Song


"Carry Me Back To Old Virginia" has withstood almost three decades of scorn and derision from some sectors of the General Assembly.
But a new bi-partisan, bi-racial compromise may retire the official state song forever.
Ellen Qualls reviews the old refrain.
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SOT
IN Q=Carry Me Back
SUPER=03-Richmond/January 1996; :00
SUPER=@Marye; :34
SUPER=@Newman; :54
SUPER=01-Doug Wilder/Former Governor; 1:20
SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:35
RUNS=1:47
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.



(( NAT SOT

((CARRY ME BACK TO OLD VIRGINNY...))
runs=:05


Virginia prides itself on adherence to tradition.
NAT SOT

((THAT'S WHERE THIS OLE DARKY'S HEART AM LONG TO GO.))
runs=:08


And even with lyrics referring to "this darky" and "Ole Massa," the racially divisive state song is one tradition NO General Assembly has had the will to do away with.
Montgomery County's Madison Marye tried to change the lyrics.
sot FRIDAY TAPE ONE 32:23

((SEN. MADISON MARYE: IT WAS AN HONEST EFFORT ON MY PART TO DO SOMETHING THAT WAS GOOD AND HEALING TO EVERYONE CONCERNED. AND UNFORTUNATELY IT WAS NOT LOOKED UPON THAT WAY.))
runs=:11


Now a white Republican man from Lynchburg, and a black woman Democrat from Portsmouth are joining forces to gracefully retire it as the "state song emeritus."
sot FRIDAY TAPE ONE 34:39

((SEN. STEVE NEWMAN/D-LYNCHBURG: WHEN I CAME BACK DOWN HERE AND HEARD SOME OF THE MINORITY MEMBERS TALKING ABOUT WHAT IT'S LIKE TO HAVE TO SIT AND LISTEN TO THAT SONG AND THE UNCOMFORTABLENESS THAT IT TAKES THEM THROUGH. YOU KNOW THE STATE SONG SHOULD BE SOMETHING THAT WE PROUDLY PLAY AT THE INAUGURATION OF A NEW GOVERNOR AND THAT WE SHOULD ALL BE PROUD OF. IT SHOULDN'T BE SOMETHING THAT DIVIDES US.))
runs=:18


Newman and Senator Louise Lucas would call for a commission to find a new state song.
The effort gets a thumbs up the nation's only elected black governor.
sot 01:37:03 FRIDAY TAPE ONE

((DOUG WILDER/FORMER GOVERNOR: OH IT'S OKAY WITH ME BECAUSE THAT'S MEANS IT'S GONE. IT'S A DIGNIFIED DEATH. MORE THAN ROUGH DEATH I HAD PLANNED IN 1970. I HAD INTRODUCED A BILL IN 1970 SAYING THAT IT SHOULD BE REPEALED.))
runs=:14



sot


Even with defenders, "Carry Me Back" is rarely sung in public anymore.
1997 may be the year for Virginia to change its tune AND its lyrics.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.
runs=:00))
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music under
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


When we continue,
We'll mosey on over to Salem for this weekend's championship rodeo.
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VO-NAT


Plus, the latest in the fight over silicone breast implants.
Maker Dow Corning has made a settlment offer.
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WEFC!!!
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P-Rodeo


ANCHOR=connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 597-10
GRAPHIC=None


Cowboys and cowgirls from across the country have invaded the Salem Civic Center for the Nabisco- Kroger Championship Rodeo.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


A near capacity crowd turned out to see bulls, steers and bucking broncos.
There are seven events in all and the winners will divvy up more than 30- thousand dollars in prize money.
But these competitors say they're not in it for the money.
They say they're addicted to the rodeo life- style.
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SOT 7:01:56
IN Q=I'm too

((JOEL CHAFFIN/STEER WRESTLER: I'M TOO LAZY TO WORK AND TOO SCARED TO STEAL. THAT PRETTY MUCH SUMS IT UP. THAT'S WHAT I DO. MY MOM AND DAD HAVE DONE IT. IT'S PRETTY MUCH GENETIC. I DON'T KNOW ANYTHING ELSE. ))
SUPER=01-Joel Chaffin/Steer Wrestler;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=anything else
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VO-NAT


If you missed tonight's event... don't worry.
The rodeo will be in town through Sunday.
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P-Breast-Implants


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# 597-9
GRAPHIC=Breast Implants


Dow Corning has agreed to provide nearly three-billion dollars to settle thousands of silicone breast implant lawsuits.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File; :


It's all part of a plan to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
The joint reorganization involves resolving all product liability claims by women charging that Dow Corning's silicone implants caused injury or disease.
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P-Food-Scents


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# 596-46
GRAPHIC=Health Check Bug


And smelling your way to being skinny--
It was two years ago that Health Check, first noticed Dr. Alan Hirsh.
SOT
IN Q=NAT SOUND Pink grapefruit
SUPER=01-Dr. Alan Hirsh/Smell & Taste Research Foundation; :17
SUPER=01-Roberta Marren/Study Participant; :35
RUNS=1:16
OUT Q=eaten the food.

((
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SOT 10:33:03
IN Q=Pink grapefruit

((PINK GRAPEFRUIT, ROASTED CHICKEN, VANILLA. ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=vanilla.


He was trying to find out if sniffing the scent of food-- rather than eating it-- could make you lose weight.
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SOT 10:33:18
IN Q=OK now we

((OK NOW WE DON'T HAVE TO EAT. (LAUGHTER) DR. ALAN HIRSH/SMELL & TASTE RESEARCH FOUNDATION: ONE OF THE THINGS WE FOUND IS THAT THE MORE FREQUENTLY THEY SNIFFED THE MORE WEIGHT THEY LOST.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=weight they lost.


Dr. Hirsh is the Director of Chicago's Smell and Taste Research Foundation.
More than three-thousand people participated in his study.
Roberta Marren says she lost 28 pounds-- and kept it off.
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SOT 10:33:46
IN Q=I was desperate

((ROBERTA MARREN/STUDY PARTICIPANT: I WAS DESPERATE, BECAUSE NOTHING ELSE WORKED. I'D SAY TO MYSELF, I'M JUST GOING TO GO ON A DIET AND I'D LOSE FIVE, MAYBE 10 POUNDS.. AS SOON AS THE DIET WAS OVER, I'D GO RIGHT BACK TO EATING! AND I'D GAIN IT RIGHT BACK AGAIN AND THEN SOME MORE. ))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=some more.


In his new book, Dr. Hirsh's Scentsational Guide to Weight Loss, he explains one of the crucial elements for his approach-- the sensation of feeling full doesn't really come from your stomach.
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SOT 10:34:28
IN Q=How your brain

(( DR. HIRSH: HOW YOUR BRAIN DECIDES WHEN TO STOP EATING IS BASED ON WHAT YOUR BRAIN INTERPRETS THAT YOU'VE ACTUALLY EATEN. AND THE WAY IT INTERPRETS WHAT YOU'VE ACTUALLY EATEN IS BASED, TO A LARGE DEGREE, ON WHAT IT'S SMELLING. SO YOU INTERPRET, IF I'M SMELLING FOOD, THAT MUST MEAN I'VE EATEN THE FOOD.))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=eaten the food.

))
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So his premise-- by sniffing you can fool your brain into thinking you've actually eaten and you'll feel fuller faster.
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SP-Score


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=FB96-3
GRAPHIC=none


Lots of primetime sports, but first, the NFL's youngest teams hit the road today.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Charlotte,NC; :00


The Panthers left from Ericsson Stadium with their fans out in full force, slapping high fives as the cats headed for Green Bay.
SUPER=03-Jacksonville, FL;


The jaguars also departed for Foxboro, Mass where they will meet New England, now the numbers. WIPE TO SCORES
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Tech/61/j/Temple/79//Women//Ferrum/77/j/Geneva/78//Women/;
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-j/New York/11//Boston/98///j/Houston/120//Philadelphia/99///;
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SUPER=0096-/LA Clippers/98/j/Washington/102////San Antonio/70//Detroit/81/4//;
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SUPER=0096-/Chicago/75//Milwaukee/79/3///Indiana/56//Denver/49/2//;
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SUPER=0103-/NY Islanders/2//Pittsburgh/5/3///Chicago/3//New Jersey/3/OT//;
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Park/56//Peidmont Opener/;
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SP-PH


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=BB97-1
GRAPHIC=High School Hoops


Cave Spring entered Patrick henry's gym defending it's share of the Roanoke Valley District lead.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Knights vs. Patriots; :00


The Knights knew they had a battle on their hands...
Patrick Henry junior center Boo Battle wwould scored 6 points in the opening quarter to lead PH to a 17-13 first quarter lead.
The Patriots keyed on Knight big man Alex Phillips so he gives to Corey
SUPER=33-Patrick Henry/90/Cave Spring/70;

Paxton underneath for the easy deuce.
PH super soph, Raymond Johnson then takes the pass from Ronnie Casey and scores..he's gonna be special.
Cave's Ricky Dierker hits the trey on the set play, but PH wins 90 to 70.
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SP-Cowboys


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-24
GRAPHIC=Cowboys


To the NFL. Dallas Police are now saying that rape allegations against Cowboys Michael Irvin and Erik Williams are false.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Valley Ranch, TX; :00


The police have dropped their investigation agianst the wide receiver and his teammate. The 23 year old woman who brought the orginal accusations has recanted.
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SP-Petty


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#ST5-24
GRAPHIC=Media Tour


Winston Cup past and present champions Terry
SS=Richard Petty


Labonte and Dale Earnhardt; along with the NASCAR Media Tour temporarily took a back seat to a king this week. Mike Stevens explains.
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SOT
IN Q=First audio
SUPER=03-Mooresville, NC; :00
SUPER=01-Richard Petty/200 Winston Cup Wins; :19
SUPER=01-Kyle Petty/Richard's Son; :45
SUPER=@Mike1; 1:35
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