17:00-01

News-heads

ANCHOR=Jean

Next on News 7 at Five-
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VO-NAT


A school bus and car collide in Montgomery county- killing the car's driver.
Plus this man is charged with the brutal rape and beating of nine year old Girl X.
And a Hokie heads into space- aboard Space Shuttle Columbia.
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Wx-Heads
TALENT=Patrick
SS=None


Glorious weather today, with sunshine and temperatures into the 80's, but tomorrow, a more seasonal forecast. Clouds and highs in the 70's. I'll have all the details.

MEDICAL-HEADS
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check-- some consider it a diet that's easy to swallow--
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VO-NAT


A look at prescription diet drugs,
Well tell you whose a candidate to lose weight with these pills...and who is likely to gain it all back.
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2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean
(ad lib)



5-Monty-Bus


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tal
TAPE#597-8
GRAPHIC=News 7 at 5


Good Evening I'm Jean Jadhon.
SS=Fatal Accident


It was almost a head-on crash.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;


State police say a Toyota Camry and Montgomery County bus number one collided in a curve on Bishop Road.
The 13 students on board were on their way home from Blacksburg Middle School and Blacksburg High School.
The driver of the Camry died at the scene.
A 12 year-old girl who was riding in the front seat of the bus was taken to the hospital with a bloody nose and neck pain.
All of the other students were released to their parents.
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5-Hillsville-Standoff


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tal
TAPE#597-5
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Hillsville police now believe a 16 year-old girl was the UN-INTENDED victim of a gunshot meant for her mother.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Hillsville/Yesterday;


Andrea Dalton died at the hospital yesterday from a gunshot fired by her father.
Police say 37 year-old Donnie Ray Dalton fired one round from a sawed-off shotgun at his wife-- Andrea's mother.
Audrey Dalton was killed instantly.
But the spray from the shot also struck Andrea.
Dalton later fired one more round to take his own life.
When police finally determined it was safe to enter the trailer, they found his body near the door.
Family members said Dalton was upset over divorce proceedings.
Police had escorted Audrey to the trailer so she could collect some belongings.
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5-Jefferson


ANCHOR=jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=spr
TAPE#597-9
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


For months, a Roanoke mailman was stalking women on his postal route.
Then he took it a step further.
He broke into one woman's home and fondled himself in front of her.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


For that, 36-year old Anthony Tyler Jefferson might spend five years in prison.
He pled guilty to three separate charges in Roanoke Circuit Court this afternoon.
Prosecutors say because he was a letter carrier, he had unique knowledge of these women's lives.
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SOT 11:45:13
IN Q=He could tell

((BETTY JO ANTHONY/PROSECUTOR: HE COULD TELL BY THAT WHO WAS ON VACATION AND WHO WASN'T. WHO HAD A LIVE IN PERSON AND WHO DIDN'T. WHO HAD A BOYFRIEND AND WHO DIDN'T. SO IT JUST GIVES YOU A TREMENDOUS PSYCHOLOGICAL ADVANTAGE OVER THE VICTIM. ))
SUPER=01-Betty Jo Anthony/Prosecutor;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=the victim
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VO-NAT


Aside from jail time, Jefferson will likely receive extended probation. He'll be sentenced next month.
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5-SCLC-Prayer


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=Five
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#597-7
GRAPHIC=None


Members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference were hoping "Stop The Violence Week" would make Roanoke a little safer.
But this week was marred by killings.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Today a group of concerned citizens gathered for a lunch time prayer service in Lee Plaza.
These folks say after this week's double murder
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Tuesday;

at the East Caru Apartments prayer is needed in Roanoke.
On Tuesday, Sharon and Deborah Casey were allegedly shot by 23-year-old Miguel Ortiz.
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SOT12:27:09
IN Q=PRAYER CAN CHANGE

((PERNELLER CHUBB-WILSON/SCLC: PRAYER CAN CHANGE THINGS. IF WE ALL WOULD COME TOGETHER I THINK THE WHOLE CITY COULD CHANGE. PRAYER DO CHANGE A LOT.))
SUPER=01-Perneller Chubb-Wilson/Southern Christian Leadership Conf.;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=DO CHANGE A LOT
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=None


The prayer service also honored Martin Luther King, Junior, who was assassinated 30 years ago today.
The S-C-L-C and N-DOUBLE-A-C-P organized the service.
Participants would like the event to become a yearly tradition.

5-Cruz


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Javier Cruz


A pair of high-profile drug informants entered pleas of NOT guilty before a federal magistrate in Roanoke today.
Javier Cruz and Leo Ri-vera both pled guilty long ago, but were re-indicted in January... Same charges- -only this time adding specific acts of drug trafficking.
The two men freely lived in the Roanoke Valley for years while working as informants for the government.
They may still have to testify against some of the two dozen other people indicted along with them.

5-Girl-X


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net C
GRAPHIC=None


Bond is set at six million dollars for the man charged with the savaage attack on Chicago's Girl X.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Chicago;


25 year old Patrick Sykes is accused of raping and beating the nine year old.
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SOT 10:05:50
IN Q=

((PAUL JENKINS/CHICAGO POLICE: WE PRESENTED HIM WITH SOME OF THE PHYSICAL EVIDENCE WE HAD IN THE CASE AND HE GAVE A CONFESSION GIVING UP INTIMATE DETAILS THAT HAD NOT BEEN REPORTED IN THE PRESS.))
SUPER=01-Paul Jenkins/Chicago Police;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=reported in the press."
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VO-NAT


Prosecutors say Sykes admitted he stomped on the girls neck and sprayed roach spray in her mouth.
Sykes is an ex con- who had served time for sexual assault.
Girl X was attacked at this housing project in January.
She's now out of a coma, but still can not speak.
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5-Kevorkian


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net D
GRAPHIC=Jack Kevorkian


Dr. Jack Kevorkian's burning mad-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Detroit, MI;


-so mad he lit a match to a cease and desist order that warns him not to practice medicine without a license.
The order came from the State.
It's the latest way Michigan authorities are trying to stop Kevorkian from assisting suicides.
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SOT 14:03:58
IN Q=

((DR. JACK KEVORKIAN: IT'S NOT ME BURNING THIS PAPER. IT'S THE PATIENTS I'VE HELPED AND THE SUFFERING HUMANITY THAT'S BEEN INSULTED BY THIS DESPICABLE GESTURE.))
SUPER=07-Dr. Jack Kevorkian;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=this despicable gesture."
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VO-NAT


The state says Kevorkian could face felony charges and a fine if he assists in another suicide.
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5-NS-Fires


ANCHOR=jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=spr
TAPE#597-11
GRAPHIC=Brush Fire


Officials from the Virginia Department of Forestry continue to survey the damage from brush fires in Roanoke and Bedford Counties.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Night;


More than one dozen blazes broke out yesterday afternoon... but by nightfall only a few remained.
Those fires were extinguished early this morning thanks to crews from four separate counties.
SUPER=03-Bedford Co./Yesterday;


Forestry officials believe the flames were sparked by a passing Norfolk Southern train.
N-S assisted in fire fighting... but at this point, has not acknowledged responsibility.
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5-Tech-Scholarships


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tal
TAPE#597-12
GRAPHIC=Education


A seven million-dollar state-wide scholarship program will help students from every public high school in Virginia attend college.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


Virginia Tech announced the Pamplin Scholars Program to award a one-year, one thousand dollar scholarship to one student at each school.
The program is scheduled to begin the Fall semester of 1998.
Two longtime Tech benefactors, Robert Pamplin, Senior and his son Robert Pamplin, Junior are contributing half the funding for it.
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SOT 19:29:98
IN Q=

((PEGGY MESZAROS/VA TECH PROVOST: FOR THE PAMPLINS THEIR GENEROSITY REPRESENTS THE PROMISE OF LIVES FULFILLED THROUGH LEADERSHIP AND IN SERVICE TO BUILDING RESPONSIVE COMMUNITIES. ))
SUPER=01-Peggy Meszaros/Virginia Tech Provost;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=responsive communities.
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VO-NAT


To compete for the scholarships, students must meet academic requirements, and demonstrate leadership skills and community involvement.
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5-North


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=abo
TAPE#597-13
GRAPHIC=Oliver North


There's a new voice over A-M radio in Roanoke, and it may be one you've heard before.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The Oliver North Show began playing over Three-W-R 910-AM yesterday.
North himself showed up to broadcast from the station's studio today.
The former marine and U-S Senate candidate says his show is a mix of news, talk and opinion-- all live.
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SOT 14:38:27
IN Q=I tell people

((OLIVER NORTH/TALK SHOW HOST: I TELL PEOPLE WE OFFER THEM THE TRUTH, THE WHOLE TRUTH AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH- WELL, WITH JUST A LITTLE BIT OF SOLID CONSERVATIVE OPINION.))
SUPER=01-Oliver North/Talk Show Host;
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=conservative opinion.
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VO-NAT


The show features guests and viewer call-ins...
Today Congressman Bob Goodlatte discussed what the Congress plans to do about the school lunch program.
But North is quick to point out that the show is not just for conservatives-- he says it's for everyone.
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Talent=Jean
SS=Oliver North


The Oliver North Show runs weekdays from three-to-five over three-W-R 910-AM.

5-Women-Science


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#597-14
GRAPHIC=None


Picture in your mind a scientist: for most people, the first thing they think of is a man in a white lab coat.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Amherst Co.


But WOMEN have made significant contributions to the sciences as well. Celebrating those successes and teaching students how to achieve is the topic of a two-day conference at Sweet Briar College.
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SOT 3:28:26
IN Q=There's been a

((CATHERINE O'BRIEN/CONFERENCE ORGANIZER: THERE'S BEEN A LOT OF ROADBLOCKS BECAUSE OF THE TRADITIONAL MALE INSTITUTIONS. BUT THIS CONFERENCE IS MORE ABOUT NOT WHAT THOSE ROADBLOCKS HAVE BEEN BUT GETTING BEYOND THEM, NOT GETTING CAUGHT UP IN THOSE AND JUST TALKING ABOUT HOW TO LIVE UP TO YOUR POTENTIAL.))
SUPER=01-Catherine O'Brien/Conference Organizer; :00
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=to your potential.
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VO-NAT


M-I-T graduate Dr. Lynda Jordan was one of this morning's speakers.
Astronaut Kathryn Sullivan, the first woman to walk in space, will address the conference tonight.
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tease#2


groovy music UNDER


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
GRAPHIC=NONE


Patrick Evans has a nice-looking forecast for your weekend.
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VO-NAT


And today's space shuttle launch has a local connection--a Virginia Tech grad is Columbia's payload specialist. Stay with us for more News 7 at 5.
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT

5-Chemical-Weapons


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net A
GRAPHIC=Washington DC


A measure to ban chemical weapons worldwide gets support in Washington-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;

not only from President Clinton- but from members of the Bush Administration.
The measure was negotiated under George Bush.
Now President Clinton is pushing to get it passed.
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SOT 15:08:32
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((IT SAYS AMERICA IS COMMITTED TO PROTECT OUR TROOPS, TO FIGHT TERRORISM AND TO STOP THE SPREAD OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=of mass destruction."
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VO-NAT


But the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Releations committee opposes the treaty.
Jesse Helms calls it a threat to U-S security.
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5-Columbia


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net B
GRAPHIC=Space Shuttle


The Space shuttle Columbia blasts into space with a Virginia Tech grad aboard.
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SOT 15:01:11
IN Q=

((THREE, TWO, ONE AND LIFTOFF....))
SUPER=03-Cape Canaveral, FL;
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=and liftoff.
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VO-NAT


Roger Crouch is a 1968 physics grad from Virginia Tech.
While Columbia orbits the earth, Crouch will work as a payload specialist conducting 25 experiments in space-
That includes lighting more than 200 fires in a special chamber to learn more about how flames behave in space.
Columbia lifted off this afternoon on a 16 day mission.
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Forecasts
SUPER=X5000;
SUPER=330-Mostly/Clear/52-56/Variable/Clouds/70-74;
SUPER=331-Mostly/Clear/54-58/Variable/Clouds/72-76;
SUPER=332-Becoming/Cloudy/46-50/Cloudy/Showers Possible/72-76;
SUPER=333-A Few/Clouds/50-54/Variable/Clouds/64-68;
SUPER=334-Becoming/Cloudy/48-52/Cloudy/Showers Possible/70-74;
SUPER=X5001;




5-Eye-Tooth


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-17
GRAPHIC=Eye Surgery


British surgeons have used a rather unusual technique to restore vision to a blind man.
It's a complicated procedure-- with two separate operations--
Benji Varsani had been totally blind for two years.
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VO-NAT


Surgeons first removed one of his teeth and a piece of his jawbone-- which they shaped into a frame for a plastic optical lens.
This artificial cornea was then implanted under his cheek so the tissue could grow over the bone.
Four months later, the new cornea was removed from his cheek and sewn into his left eye.
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SOT 7:37:24
IN Q=NAT SOUND

((DR. CHRISTOPHER LIU/EYE SURGEOn: IN TERMS OF THE EYE CHARTS HE COULD SEE HALFWAY DOWN THE EYE CHARTS. AND I WAS WALKING WITH HIM AND HE COULD SEE OUR FACES FOR THE FIRST TIME.))
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OUT Q=for the first time.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=Eye Surgery


This surgery is also performed in Italy.
And in case you were wondering, the surgeons actually did use one of his EYE TEETH.

5-Weight-Loss


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-19
GRAPHIC=Diet Drugs


It's the latest trend in weight loss-- the ballooning popularity of prescription diet drugs.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File; :


Products like Redux and Fen-Phen, short for Fenfluramine and Phentermine, are not for those with just a few pounds to lose though.
Rather, they're prescribed for patients who are 30-percent above their ideal body weight-- or less, if they suffer from heart disease, hypertension or diabetes.
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :


Today, in Roanoke, the California company, "Institute for Natural Resources" offered health professionals a one-day educational seminar on the medications.
As they heard, even with the pills, patients have plenty of work ahead.
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SOT 8:40:20
IN Q=These drugs

((THESE DRUGS WILL NOT WORK UNLESS THE PERSON CHANGES THE WAY THEY EAT, UNLESS THEY EXERCISE. BECAUSE ONE OF THE THINGS THE DRUGS DO IS INCREASE ENERGY EXPENDITURE...INCREASE THERMO-GENESIS, AND ONCE THE PERSON GOES OFF THE DRUGS, THEIR ENERGY EXPENDITURE GOES BACK TO NORMAL, UNLESS THEY EXERCISE AND DO OTHER THINGS. ))
SUPER=01-Elizabeth Holm/Registered Dietician; :
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=other things.
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***CONNIE AUDIO ON CART***
Not only are the experts worried about patients re-gaining the weight, they're also warning about potential health risks.
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SOT 8:39:37
IN Q=There is

((THERE IS THE RISK FOR PULMONARY HYPERTENSION FROM ANY OF THE PHENFLURAMINE DRUGS. AND THAT IS A RARE SIDE EFFECT, BUT IT IS A VERY SERIOUS SIDE AFFECT. AND IT IS OF SOME CONCERN. AS FAR AS OTHER RISKS, WE DON'T REALLY KNOW IF THERE ARE MANY SEVERE RISKS FROM IT, BUT THERE IS SOME CONCERN THAT PEOPLE ARE GOING TO BECOME PSYCHOLOGICALLY DEPENDENT ON THE DRUGS,BECAUSE THEY'RE GOING TO BE UTILIZING THEM OVER AND OVER AGAIN TO LOSE WEIGHT- BECAUSE THEY DON'T CREATE A PERMANENT CHANGE-- BECAUSE IT'S STILL KIND OF A QUICK FIX. ))
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OUT Q=quick fix.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=Diet Drugs


And for some patients, a quick fix may in fact, be what they NEED.
Excess body weight carries its own risks.
Obesity increases the odds of developing high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, sleep apnea and cancer.

5-Magic


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Copy


Meantime, doctors have some good news concerning the health of Magic Johnson.
The H-I-V infection that forced the N-B-A Star into retirement has dropped to UN-detectable levels.
Doctors credit drug therapy-- Johnson's wife though says God intervened.

S5-Qualify


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#st5-27
GRAPHIC=TEXAS MOTOR S'WAY


It has been another wet, nasty day in Roanoke, Texas as the Winston Cup cars have again been stymied in their attempt to qualify for Sunday's Interstate Batteries 500.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Roanoke, TX/This Afternoon; :00


This is what the track has looked like most of today, and when the rain hasn't been falling the winds have been blowing.
Right now NASCAR is trying to decide whether to give qualifying one more chance tomorrow morning, or start the field based on the points standings.
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SOT
IN Q="It's taken...

((TERRY LABONTE/DRIVER - KELLOGGS CHEVY:))
SUPER=01-Terry Labonte/Driver - Kelloggs Chevy; :00
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=...THE WEATHER."
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S5-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ST5-28
GRAPHIC=Express/hampton-game two


Game two of the Kelly cup playoffs between The Express and the Admirals faces off tonight at the Scope in Norfolk at 7:30.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Norfolk/Express vs. Admirals; :00


While Hampton Roads did come out victorious in game one; Roanoke players are still confident the series is far from over. The Express IS STILL 3 and 2 at the Scope this season and knows what it takes to win there
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SOT
IN Q="Anytime

((JEFF JABLONSKI/EXPRESS LEADING SCORER:))
SUPER=01-Jeff Jablonski/Express Leading Scorer; :00
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=...keep going hard""
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=Hold Express/Hampton


Game two faces off at 7:30 and we will have the highlights later on tonight.
SS=TWO MINUTE TICKER


Hope you have a safe weekend everybody. I'll see you again at six. go to break

S5-Avalanche


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#ST5-26
SS=two minute ticker


Welcome everybody to the end of the work week two minute sports ticker.
GRAPHIC=Salem Avalanche


The Salem Avalanche opens the 1997 Carolina league season at home tonight against the Durham Bulls.
Double Boxes=Mike/Roy Microwave


Roy Stanley is over at Memorial Stadium this afternoon with a very special guest, as the Avalanche gets ready for the season opener, Roy.

LIVE=Roy full(Roy ad libs into live interview)
SUPER=05-Salem;
SUPER=@roy1;
SUPER=01-Bill McGuire/Avalanche Manager; :


Drop in B-Roll of team working out over 2nd Roy and McGuire question and answer. (TAPE RUNS :30)


LIVE=Roy full
SUPER=05-Salem;

Double Boxes=Mike/Roy Microwave (Roy tosses back to Mike)