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Coming up next on News 7 at 11...
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A gunman opens fire at the Empire State Building, at least one person is dead tonight.
Roanoke police drop abduction charges after the alleged victim says it didn't happen.
And researchers unveil a breakthrough in cloning.
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News 7 at 11 is next.

Empire-State


ANCHOR=Eric
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A man opened fire on the observation deck of New York's Empire State Building late this afternoon.
One person was killed and six others were wounded.
The gunman shot himself in the head, but survived.
Witnesses say dozens of tourists made a mad dash to the stairway and elevator exits.
Seven people were injured after the shooting, including some who were trampled.
Emergency officials say one victim died at a hospital, and that one of the shooting victims was a child.
Rick Jackson joins us now with the latest.
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Search


ANCHOR=Eric
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TAPE# 97-1
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Charges are being dropped against the man accused of abducting his ex-girlfriend from a Roanoke apartment Thursday.
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The Commonwealth's attorney today agreed to drop the charges against Robert Wayne Hickson.
Rebecca Lee Hicks showed up at a friend's house this morning and told police she was never kidnapped.
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./Yesterday;


Several police teams spent yesterday searching for Hickson on the Bradshaw Road area of Montgomery County.
SUPER=04-Today; Quick!!!


Hickson's mother talked with her and says she was hungry but in good health.
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((BETTY HICKSON/ROBERT'S MOTHER: SHE HAD BLACK EYES. SHE SAID IT WAS FROM THE FIGHT THAT WAS IN ROANOKE AND SHE WAS TRYING TO GET THEM OFF MY SON.))
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Hickson says Hicks told her she was hit in the face as she tried to help her ex-boyfriend during a fight in Roanoke Thursday night.
It was the same fight that led to the abduction charges.
Hickson still has not been found.

County-Murder


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The Roanoke County police are investigating their second homicide of the month.
Police say 56-year-old Paskel Tinsley Junior allegedly shot 37-year-old Rick Knobel(KA-nobel) during an early morning argument.
The shooting happened around four this morning in Tinsley's Bent Mountain home.
Knobel died at the scene.
Tinsley's wife was home at the time of the incident, but police say she was sleeping.
Tinsley is in the Roanoke County Jail without bond.
He is charged with first degree murder.

Bedford-Fire


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=dse
TAPE#96-104
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Fire destroyed a home in Bedford County this evening.
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SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


Flames broke out around 6 o'clock at a house on Taylor's Mountain.
Fire officials Randy Carter's house on Cool Springs Road is a total loss.
Investigators aren't sure how the fire started.
They say the investigation is continuing.
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XGR


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=equ
TAPE# 97-4
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The 46 day General Assembly session ended just before eight-o'clock last night.
Ellen Qualls looks back on the highlights of the 1997 legislative year.
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(( Assembly historians may remember 1997 as the year two long- fought battles ended.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: FINALLY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAS HEARD AND HEEDED THE WILL OF THE MAJORITY OF THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA. WE HAVE A TRUE PARENTAL NOTIFICATION BILL.))
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An 18- year abortion fight yields to a George Allen campaign promise.
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And peace is declared in a 27- year fight over the state song.
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((SEN. BO TRUMBO: EVEN THOUGH THERE WERE VOLUMINOUS BILLS, IN MY OPINION MOST OF WHICH DID NOTHING, I THINK THAT WE HAVE CONCENTRATED ON THOSE AREAS OF THE LAW THAT NEED REFINEMENT, AS OPPOSED TO NEW INITIATIVES AND I DON'T THINK THAT'S BAD.))
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sot 14:51:26

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: BUT I DON'T BELIEVE I'LL HAVE TO VETO AS MANY BILLS GENERALLY AS I'VE HAD IN THE PAST. I THINK THAT MEMBERS REALIZE WHEN I SAY I'M GOING TO VETO A BILL I'M GOING TO VETO IT. SO MANY OF THESE BILLS HAVE BEEN KILLED SO I DON'T HAVE TO VETO 'EM.))
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Statewide, there were obvious winners in the budget war.
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((DEL. EARL DICKENSON: A FOUR-PERCENT INCREASE...TEACHING FACULTY.))
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Regionally speaking, Southside and Southwest Virginia picked up some help with--
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((SEN. CHARLES HAWKINS: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, PRIMARILY THE BUDGET. ... COMPETE IN THE NEXT CENTURY.))
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SOT 03:27:15 SATURDAY TAPE

((DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH: THE BUDGET WAS A FAIRLY EASY PROCESS AGAIN THIS YEAR. WE DO HAVE SOME CONCERNS THERE ABOUT LOTTERY MONEY BEING SPENT IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA TO BUILD A BASEBALL STADIUM.))
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Politically speaking, Don Beyer had a good year.
He got his way on every bill he proposed but one -- and bi-partisan praise at the end of eight years at the helm of the senate.
In a sense he's playing catch-up with his likely opponent for governor. Jim Gilmore's record was largely built over the last two years -- as was his 93 ticket mate's -- who still cheered this year.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I WANTED TO EXPRESS MY APPRECIATION TO MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, IN A SESSION THAT HAS TURNED OUT TO BE ONE OF THE MOST PRODUCTIVE AND SUCCESSFUL THAT ANYONE CAN REMEMBER.))
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Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
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Still to come on News 7 at Eleven-- videotape joins an area police department in the fight against crime.
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And vandals desecrate the burial site of Abraham Lincoln.
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A Cold front is moving in to Northern West Virginia-- but it's not a very strong one, and will just cause some clouds to form in the Greenbrier Valley and in the Highlands.
Otherwise, Tomorrow will be mostly sunny-- but chilly in the morning, and that trend looks to continue on Tuesday.
But first, let's check out the highs and lows.... wx ad lib Roll Lake Level MUSIC UP FULL
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Foster


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Another investigation has ruled out foul play in the death of White House aide Vincent Foster.
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According to the Los Angeles Times, Whitewater independent counsel Kenneth star has concluded Foster's death was a suicide.
Shortly after Foster's death in 1993, some Clinton Administration opponents accused the White House of covering up Foster's murder.
Starr's report says there was no murder, and no cover-up.
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Lincolns-Tomb


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Vandals have desecrated Abraham Lincoln's grave.
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Staff members at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois found swastikas and obscenities spray painted on the grave this morning.
The vandals also painted an observation deck at the tomb.
The spray-painted obscenities are covered by black plastic until they can be cleaned off.
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South-Boston


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=THa
TAPE# 97-11
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The South Boston Police Department has a new weapon in the war against crime.
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SUPER=03-South Boston;


The department recently bought three video cameras for the officers to use in their cars.
They've been using the cameras for a while to get accustomed to them before receiving official training about a week ago.
The classroom training included officers from neighboring jurisdictions.
Police Chief Jim Hall believes the cameras will protect the officer as well as the public.
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((JIM HALL/SOUTH BOSTON POLICE CHIEF:NOT ONLY DOES IT TELL THE TRUE STORY BECAUSE THE PICTURES ARE THERE, THE RECORDED AUDIO IS THERE, IT SHOWS EXACTLY WHAT DID TRANSPIRE. MARTY DAVIS/BOYDTON POLICE CHIEF:IT'S ONLY HELPED, IT'S HELPED TREMENDOUSLY, IF THERE'S A DISCREPANCY OR ANYTHING, WE CAN GO BACK AND LOOK AT THE TAPE, I ALSO USE IT TO CRITIQUE MYSELF TO SEE HOW I CAN BETTER CHANGE AND DO THINGS DIFFERENTLY, SO I WOULDN'T WORK WITHOUT ONE. ))
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The cameras cost the town of South Boston about four thousand dollars each-- money Chief Hall believes is well worth it.
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Business-Review


ANCHOR=Eric
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WRITER=lbe
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A Roanoke steel manufacturer remains confident despite some bad news and a higher education facility gets the land to expand.
Len Besthoff recaps the week's top economic stories in our area with the News-7 Business Review.
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Roanoke Electric Steel remains positive about its future direction, despite a 34- percent drop in its first quarter earnings.
The company told shareholders at its annual meeting that an improving market for its products and greater productivity will help the company's bottom line going forward.
The College of Health Sciences will have a new home after the turn of the century.
American Electric Power has given the Roanoke school the deed to 38 acres of land just west of Dixie Caverns.
For the second time since last summer, stock of Optical Cable in Roanoke County has shot up in price.
At one point this week it was trading at 14 times its average daily volume.
And Shenandoah Life Insurance of Roanoke posted some strong profits for 1996.
The company raked in 11- point- three- million- dollars for the year, an increase of 27- percent.
It was a rough week for the financial markets, the Dow Jones Industrial Average took a 57 point hit, while the Nasdaq Composite dropped 33 points.
Len Besthoff with the News-7 Business Review. Nat Sot
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Stay with us, scientists in England take a step forward in genetic engineering.
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and we'll show you how alternative medicine is closing the gap with more traditional methods.
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Cloned-Sheep


ANCHOR=Eric
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TAPE# net
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The concept of cloning took another step out of science fiction into science fact today.
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Scientists from the Roslin Institute have successfully cloned a sheep.
The seven month lamb was grown from genes taken from a six-year-old ewe. Researchers say she's an exact genetic copy of the donor.
The scientists envision using the technique to to duplicate prize farm animals, and help researching human diseases like cystic fibrosis.
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((DR. IAN WILMUT/RESEARCH SCIENTIST THERE ARE A NUMBER OF GENETIC DISEASES FOR WHICH THERE ISN'T A CURE AT THIS TIME, SERIOUS DISEASES AND THIS WILL ENABLE US TO CARRY OUT RESEARCH INTO THE CAUSES OF THOSE DISEASES.))
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But Wilmut says it would be unethical to clone a human being, and he wouldn't be a part of such a project.
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Spirit-Fest


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 97-7
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The organizers of Spirit Fest say the healing methods you're about to see are not NEW AGE, but ancient methods brought into a new light.
The Three Feathers Bookstore and Grandin Galleria sponsored a weekend of wellness, enlightenment and music.
Denise Allen reveals more on these healing forces.
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Laura Kaye says she takes glamour shots of the soul.
She says these pictures show a person's aura--the energy surrounding their body.
Kaye says the hand pads read the energy and translate this information into math.
It is then matched with information stored in the computer.
The image is then captured on camera and the information on a computer read-out.
Kaye hopes these pictures help people harness their energy.
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((SOMETIMES WE DON'T KNOW THAT WE'RE PASSIONATE ABOUT LIFE. SOMETIMES WE DON'T KNOW THAT WE'RE CREATIVE BUT IF YOU CAN SEE IT IN A PICTURE THEN YOU CAN SAY OH I AM THIS AND I CAN DO THAT AND I'M NOT LIMITED.))
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This is bell healing--it uses sound to impact the body and it's energy centers.
The chi machine mirrors the movement of a fish to bring the life force energy up the body.
Healers say these and other methods are often used in conjunction with traditional medicine.
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((AZURAE WINDWALKER/SPIRIT FEST: IT WORKS BECAUSE ALL OF THESE FORMS WORK IN HEALING OUR SPIRIT WHICH IS ENERGY AND THAT GOES BACK OUT TO MANIFEST IN PHYSICAL FORM.))
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Windwalker says the two schools alternative and traditional medicine are finally coming together.
She says the the first alternative medicine textbook was just introduced into med-schools.
Denise Allen News 7.))

S-UVA


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
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The Lady Tar Heels of North Carolina Clinched the A-C-C regular season championship with a 70 to 65 win over Virginia.
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SUPER=03-Chapel Hill, NC/North Carolina vs Virginia; :


Debbie Ryan watching the action in the second half.
Carolina came out smoking Shenell Wright pulls up and hits the three pointer giving the Tar Heels the 40 to 32 lead.
Moments later Tracy Reid scores two of her game high 20 points and the Tar Heel lead was 10.
Virginia would make a run cutting the lead to 2 with 13 minutes left in the second half Mimi McKinney hits the three pointer.
But Carolina would open it up to SUPER=33-North

Carolina/70/Virginia/65/;five late in the second half and the Lady Tar Heels beat Virginia 70 to 65.
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S-ODAC


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB97-2
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Hampden-Sydney and Lynchburg will play for the ODAC tournament championship tomorrow night at the Salem Civic Center.
The Tigers knocked off Roanoke College 63 to 62.
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Maroon head coach Page Moir getting the team ready to start the second half.
Roanoke's Nathan Hungate would score two of his game high 14 points on this basket as Roanoke led by two early in the second half.
The tigers would take a six point lead when Maurice Ross nails the trey. Hampton Sydney led 40 to 34.
Roanoke had a chance to win it at
SUPER=33-Hampden-Sydney/63/Roanoke/62/;the Buzzer but two easy shots would

not fall and the Tigers beat the Maroons 63 to 62.
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((PAGE MOIR/ROANOKE HEAD COACH: ))
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The Lynchburg Hornets warmed up for the second game against Bridgewater.
Lynchburg's Chris Whelan shots this nice jumper and scores as the Hornets took the lead in the first half.
Bridgewater's Eddie Bently gets the ball inside to Jason Jones who shoots the jumper from the top of the key to tie the game.
Hornets Senior Otis Tucker shoots
SUPER=33-Lynchburg/88/Bridgewater/73/;this jumper giving Lynchburg the lead

again and Lynchburg goes on to win the game 88 to 73.
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S-VMI


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB97-3
GRAPHIC=VMI Logo


The V-M-I Keydets finished the regular season at home with a win this afternoon beating East Tennessee State.
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SUPER=03-Lexington/FOX SPORTS; :


Bart Bellairs on the sideline before the Keydets took the floor against East Tennessee.
Darryl Faulkner gets out on the break he misses the layup but puts it back in for the score and a 12 to 4 Keydet lead.
East Tennessee's big man Ryan Wilson comes right back and he hits a jumper to cut the lead to six.
The Keydets go to their big man Mike Spinelli he hits the jumper and the Keydets led 14 to 9.
East Tennessee took its first lead when Titus Shelton drives to the hoop and scores to make it a one point game.
The Keydets and Bucs battled SUPER=33-VMI/97/East Tennessee

State/75/;throughout the second half and V-M-I gets the 97 to 75 win.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Tech Hoops


The Virginia Tech Hokies won at the Cassell this afternoon. Jim Jackson scored 16 points as the Hokies downed Duquense 76 to 62.
The Hokies are 14 and 13 overall and 7 and 8 in the Atlantic 10. Tech returns to action Tuesday night against Virginia in Richmond.

S-Duke


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-1
GRAPHIC=College Hoops


Sixth ranked Duke saw its seven game winning streak end today in Los Angeles.
U-C-L-A holding on down the stretch for the 73 to 69 win.
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The U-C-L-A bear having a little fun with Dick Vitale.
Duke jumped out to the early lead Carmen Wallace takes the pass inside for the jam and a 11 to 7 lead.
The Blue Devils opened the second half when Trajan Langdon pulls up and nails the three to make it 63 to 61 Duke.
But U-C-L-A's J.R. Henderson works SUPER=33-UCLA/73/Duke/69/;the boards

getting his own miss and putting it back for a two point lead and the Bruins win it 73 to 69.
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S-Scores


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-26
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-East Rutherford, NJ/NBC SPORTS; :


The Nets and Celtics squared off this afternoon at the Meadowlands.
And The Celtics lost for the tenth time in a row Sam Cassell leading the Nets to the victory.
For all of today's scores lets check the boards.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
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WRITER=Roy
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And coming up, The Express wins on the road this afternoon Jeff Sluman wins the Tuscon Chrysler Classic.
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And Jeff Gordon makes it 2 in a row on the Winston Cup circuit winning the Goodwrench Service 400 at the Rock.
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S-Race


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#R-35
GRAPHIC=The Rock


Jeff Gordon won his second straight Winston Cup race today taking the checkered flag in the Goodwrench Service 400 at the North Carolina Motor Speedway.
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SUPER=03-Rockingham, NC/TNN SPORTS; :


Dale Jarrett had the strongest car on the track early in the race he passed Mark Martin to take his second lead of the race and he was leading after 100 laps.
South Boston's Jeff Burton was having a good run he had the Exide Batteries Ford in fifth place after passing Ricky Craven.
Dale Earnhardt started 27-th and he got caught up in traffic this time with a group that included Bill Elliott and Rusty Wallace Earnhardt was 11-th.
How strong was Jarrett's car well after 180 laps he blew past pole sitter Mark Martin putting Martin a lap down and he was the leader at the halfway point.
Then with 163 laps to go Dick Trickle spins out and slides on the track bringing out the third caution of the day.
After challenging Jarrett several times in the race Gordon finally made a move and took the lead with 42 laps to go and held off Jarrett winning his second race of the season.
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((JEFF GORDON/GOODWRENCH SERVICE 400 WINNER: )) ((DALE JARRETT/FINISHED SECOND: ))
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Jeff Burton was third, Ricky Rudd fourth and Ricky Craven fifth.

S-Express


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Express


The Roanoke Express completed a four game road trip today with a win over the Mississippi Seawolves.
The Express led 3 to 1 after two periods and Roanoke pulls out the 3 to 1 win.
Roanoke returns to the Roundhouse Tuesday night for a game against the Hampton Roads Admirals.

S-Golf


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-23
GRAPHIC=PGA Logo


Jeff Sluman broke a nine year drought on the P-G-A tour this afternoon winning the Tucson Chrysler Classic.
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SUPER=03-Tucson, AZ/ABC SPORTS; :


Steve Jones put the heat on Sluman on the 15-th hole when he makes this birdie putt to go to 12 under for the day.
But Sluman answered with a birdie at 17 giving him the lead for good. He shot a 7 under par 65 for a total of 275, 13 under par and a one shot win over (-------------) Jones.