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Coming up-
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It appears the Blue Bird Bus plant is being sold- that means new jobs.
A four month hostage crisis ends in gunfire in Peru.
Yens Soering finds out if he'll get a new trial.
Plus no class today but a lesson just the same for Citadel cadets.
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News 7 is next.

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Good Evening.
It's been five years since the Bluebird Bus Company pulled out of Buena Vista.
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But now it's been sold and that means new jobs for the area.
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Troops ended a four month hostage standoff in Lima, Peru.
One hostage, two soldiers and all 14 of the rebels were killed.
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And opening arguments in the Oklahoma City Bombing trial are set to begin Thursday.
The jury was seated today.
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ANCHOR=Jean


Join us for more on News 7 at Eleven.

Blue-bird


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TAPE#97-26
GRAPHIC=New Jobs


After more than five years of silence, new life and new jobs are coming to the old Blue Bird Bus factory.
Seventy-Five jobs may be created in Rockbridge County.
Des-Champs labs will expand into the Buena Vista building- that offers more than 250 thousand square feet of manufacturing space.
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SUPER=03-Buena Vista/1996;


Instead of picking up the entire 2 point 65 million dollars for the property, Des-Champs will pay around 1 point 85 million dollars.
The rest will be shelled out by Rockbridge county, Lexington, and Buena Vista.
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((WE'RE KIND OF BREAKING NEW GROUND, AS FAR AS AN AGREEMENT. AND IT WILL BE AN AGREEMENT WHERE THERE WILL BE REVENUE SHARING ON REAL ESTATE AND PP TAX OVER THE YEARS. ))
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The Blue Bird plant and 30 acres of land will go to Des-champs labs.
That leaves 46 acres of prime land.
The three municipalities will share an industrial park on the site.
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SOT 9:03:56
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((THIS IS GOING TO GIVE US INSTANT INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY THAT ALREADY HAS WATER, SEWER, GAS, AND SO NOT ONLY DOES IT LOOK LIKE IT'S A GOOD DEAL WORKING WITH DOCTOR DES-CHAMPS, BUT IT GIVES US A QUICK POTENTIAL TO BRING OTHER INDUSTRIES IN.))
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Lexington and Rockbridge County still have to formally approve the deal.
That's expected to happen in the next two weeks.
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Peru-Hostages


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With a blast of gunfire and several explosions- a four month hostage ordeal in Peru comes to an end.
One hostage is dead along with two soldiers and all 14 rebels.
Doug Stinson reports from Lima, Peru.
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((First a flash, then an explosion. and in less than half an hour the four month long seige of the Japanese ambassador's residence in Lima was over.
Peruvian troops stormed the rebel held building in the middle of the afternoon, under a blazing hot sun. The tactic caught everyone by surprise.
The first explosions rocked the building. Then troops could be seen storming the residence, home to more than a dozen rebels and 72 hostages. Smoke billowed from the building as soldiers pulled hostages to safety. helicopters whirling overhead. Then it was over. Soldiers celebrated on the roof, some even pulling the rebel flag that's flown above the building since last December. Later, Peru's President, Alberto Fujimori, greeted the hostages as they left the compound. And during a news conference later in the evening, Fujimori told reporters that only one hostage and two soldiers were killed in the operation. Also killed, all of the Tupac Amaru rebels. Doug Stinson for CBS News, Lima.))

Chisholm


ANCHOR=Jean
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TAPE#97-12
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A former drug addict confesses to firebombing the Corner Store in Roanoke, and agrees to testify against the Abed family.
28 year-old Robert Wayne Chisholm, Jr. pled guilty to racketeering and conspiracy charges, and using a molotov cocktail to commit a violent crime.
In return, the government dropped arson and drug charges.
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Chisholm admitted he threw the firebomb into the Corner Store, but told authorities Rod Abed, Omar Abed and (Oh-BAWDya Abed) Obadya Abed helped plan and carry out the crime.
SUPER=03-Abingdon;


Chisholm faces 30 years to life in prison, but is hoping for leniency in exchange for his testimony.
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((TOM BONDURANT/PROSECUTOR: UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS THE JUDGE CAN GO UNDER THAT IF HE RENDERS WHAT IS CALLED, A PROCEDURE THAT'S CALLED A MOTION FOR SUBSTANTIAL ASSISTANCE, WHICH MEANS HE TESTIFIES HONESTLY AND TRUTHFULLY IN THE CASE WHEN IT COMES TO TRIAL. ))
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Chisholm's case was heard in Abingdon, where he's being held for safety reasons.
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Chisholm got to know the Abeds during a three-month period in which he frequented one of their restaurants.
It's expected authorities will use his testimony to help prove the restaurant was a front for the family's alleged narcotics trade.

Soering


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TAPE#97-17
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Convicted killer Jens Soering should NOT get a new trial- despite his claims that prosecutors withheld evidence that might have cleared him.
That's the opinion of Bedford County circuit court judge William Sweeney, who presided over Soering's trial in 1990.
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SUPER=04-File Tape


Soering says the jury should have been told about two drifters who murdered a Roanoke man one week after Derek and Nancy Haysom were killed in 1985.
The former U-V-A scholar says the fact that Bedford authorities questioned the two men might have provided the jury with a reasonable doubt as to HIS guilt.
But Judge Sweeney ruled today there was "no" connection between the two crimes, making the drifters story inadmissable at trial.
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((DET. RICKY GARDNER/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: WE WERE COMFORTABLE WITH THE INVESTIGATION LEADING UP TO JUNE OF '90 AND THE THREE WEEK TRIAL OF MR. SOERING. AND WE FEEL COMFORTABLE WITH THE DECISION, NOT REALLY SURPRISED.))
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Soering's attorney Gail Marshall says she'll appeal Sweeney's ruling to the Virginia Supreme Court.
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Allen


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Bomb threats led Governor Allen to cancel an appearance in Chatham last night.
He was scheduled to address a Tobacco group.
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The dinner was held at Woodlawn Academy.
But the private school and Concerned Friends of Tobacco got several threatening calls over the past week.
SUPER=03-Roanoke


The caller was upset with Allen for signing the Confederate History proclamation.
Allen withdrew when it became clear someone was intent on disrupting his appearance... where ever it might have been.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THE MAIN PROBLEM WAS ME. IT WAS NOT WOODLAWN ACADEMY. Where ever you might have been? YEAH, I DON'T THINK IT HAD ANYTHING TO DO WITH THAT, BECAUSE IN THE WAY THAT THE CALLS WERE TO THE FOLKS OF THE TOBACCO, THE CONCERNED CITIZENS AND ALSO TO THE SCHOOL.))
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SUPER=03-Roanoke


The governor was on the city market- -part of his "Listening Tour" of the Commonwealth.
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Ok-Bombing


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Jury selection is complete in the Oklahoma City bombing trial.
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Timothy McVeigh watched intensely as twelve jurors and six alternates were put in place-
But those 18 jurors will be quizzed yet again by the judge.
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((JOHN WALSH/CBS NEWS LEGAL CONSULTANT: JUST TO BE SURE THAT NONE OF THE JURORS WHO ARE ACTUALLY GOING TO BE SEATED HAVE BEEN AFFECTED SINCE THEIR ORIGINAL QUESTIONING IN THIS JURY SELECTION PROCESS.))
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That clears the way for opening statements Thursday.
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Flooding


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President Clinton told flood victims this is the fight of their lives.
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SUPER=03-Grand Forks, ND;


He visited Grand Forks, North Dakota telling people not to give up.
The President's aerial view brought home the scope of the disaster- block after block of homes and businesses awash in the water.
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((WHAT MAKES A COMMUNITY A PLACE TO LIVE IN IS NOT THE BUILDING, IT'S THE PEOPLE. THE SPIRIT AND FAITH THAT ARE IN THOSE PEOPLE. WATER CANNOT WASH THAT AWAY AND FIRE CANNOT BURN THAT AWAY AND A BLIZZARD CANNOT FREEZE THAT AWAY.))
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The President promised nearly half a billion dollars in aid-
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Still to come on the newscast, charges are dropped against the father accused of shooting his son,
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and we'll tell you why the cadets at the Citadel traded their classes for sensitivity training today.
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Richmond-Murder


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Two men and a woman were found shot to death in an assisted care home in Richmond.
At least one of the dead is a man in his 30's who lived at the Kensington Gardens apartments for the elderly and disabled.
Police would not reveal any information about the other two victims.
A handgun was found at the scene, but authorities would not say if it was the murder weapon.

Dee-Stanley


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Malicious wounding charges against a notorious Franklin County moonshiner are dropped.
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William Gray Stanley... who goes by "Dee"... had been accused of shooting his son at the family's Franklin County home last February.
SCOTT Stanley spent 2 weeks in the intensive care unit after he was shot in the stomach.
But during a preliminary hearing this morning Scott Stanley told the court he did not remember the events leading up to the incident.
He blamed his memory loss on excessive drug and alcohol use before the shooting took place.
The judge threw out the charges immediately after that testimony.
Both Dee and Scott Stanley have been convicted numerous times for illegal liquor crimes.
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Domestic-Violence


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-21
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Devastating scenes of lovers who turn to murder... and sometimes turn the gun on themselves... have filled our airwaves in recent weeks.
It's too early to know if it's a growing trend.
But it's the ugliest evidence of the changing face of domestic violence in Virginia.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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((ORTIZ: ARE THEY DEAD MAN? I'M ASKING YOU ARE THEY DEAD? bystander: I DON'T KNOW!))
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In a frightening series of recent crimes in southwest Virginia, they have been dead.
Wives, girlfriends, children, mothers.
It mirrors what hotline workers are hearing.
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((KRISTI VAN AUDENHOVE/VIRGINIANS AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: THE THINGS THAT WOMEN ARE EXPERIENCING ARE MUCH MORE HIDEOUS TO LISTEN TO.))
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A statewide hotline's been getting 2000 calls a month -- double what it got before the OJ Simpson case -- and on top of what 43 local hotlines get. LAY IN PRE-PRO PAGE ONE HERE
But the homicide numbers Virginia keeps show very little's changed in the last five years.
Homicides involving a spouse or boy or girlfriend were 12-point-4 percent of all Virginia murders in 1991.
They're up only slightly as a percentage. END PAGE ONE HERE
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Homicides of other family members are about equal as a percentage of overall murders in the same five year snapshot. END PAGE TWO HERE

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((KRISTI VAN AUDENHOVE/VIRGINIANS AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: I THINK WE'VE DONE A GOOD JOB IN EDUCATING THE POTENTIAL VICTIMS.))
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((KRISTI VAN AUDENHOVE/VIRGINIANS AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: WHAT WE HAVEN'T MADE A DENT IN IS THE NUMBER OF MEN WHO FEEL ENTITLED TO ENGAGE IN THIS BEHAVIOR OR IN THE LEVEL OF VIOLENCE THAT THEY'RE GOING TO PERPETRATE.))
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These are men with incredible jealousies, who can't live without the woman they feel they own.
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((KRISTI VAN AUDENHOVE/VIRGINIANS AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: AND THEY OFTEN HAVE VERY STRONG FEELINGS THAT SHE'S NOT GOING TO LIVE WITHOUT THEM EITHER.))
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There is some good news among the body bags.
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((KRISTI VAN AUDENHOVE/VIRGINIANS AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: VIRGINIA HAS PASSED SOME OF THE-- I THINK WHAT IS THE LEADING EDGE LEGISLATION IN THE COUNTRY.))
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Those laws take effect July first.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Green


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TAPE#97-11
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The Valery Green saga is continuing... this time in Richmond.
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Through her attorney, the former Franklin County animal breeder is petitioning the Virginia Court of Appeals.
Green lost her hundred plus dogs and cats to the Humane Society, after a Franklin County judge ruled she neglected the animals.
She was also told she could no longer own any pets.
Green also faces assault charges in MONTGOMERY county.
She's accused of threatening to burn down a woman's home.
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A new fundraiser at Mill Mountain Zoo could put its patrons up on a pedestal
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and coming up a little later in our newscast we'll see how that is helping the zoo reach new heights.
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Citadel


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No classes for cadets at the Citadel today.
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SUPER=03-Charleston, SC;


Instead it was sensitivity training.
Female Speakers challenged the cadets to work with people who aren't like them.
Other topics came up such as makeup, jewelry- and latches on doors.
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((JASON BOROVIES/JUNIOR CADET: LATCHES ON DOORS AND WHAT NOT. MAKING SURE NO ONE CAN BARGE INTO A FEMALE ROOM AT ANY TIME IN ADDITION TO A LOT OF MALE CLASSMATES HAVE THE SAME THING WHEN WE HAVE FEMALE UPPERCLASSMEN WHEN WE'RE IN THERE DRESSING HAVE A LATCH TOO.))
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The South Carolina school's been rocked by allegations after two female cadets said they were hazed and harassed.
Another 35 women have been accepted for fall classes.
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VMI


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
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TAPE#97-13
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Virginia Military Institute officials say they're impressed with the credentials of the young women who've applied to the school.
And they're optimistic the young men now in the corps are prepared for the challenges the next school year will bring.
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((TERRI REDDINGS/ASST. DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS: WE DIDN'T KNOW EXACTLY HOW MANY YOUNG WOMEN WOULD BE INTERESTED IN THE OPPORTUNITY, BUT WE'VE BEEN JUST EXTREMELY WELL- PLEASED WITH THE YOUNG WOMEN AND THE ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS THEY POSSESS.))
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SUPER=03-Lexington;


VMI officials expect 25 to 30 women to join the rat line in August.
Current Cadets have completed a series of meetings to prepare them for the integration of women.
Both students and school officials say they're hopeful that V-M-I will avoid problems the Citadel faced.
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((TOM WARBURTON/VMI CADET: WHEN YOU HAVE FOUR WOMEN, THEY'RE NOT ABLE TO BLEND INTO THE CORPS. THEY'RE NOT ABLE TO BE RATS LIKE THE REST OF THE CADETS. WHEN WE BRING IN 25 TO 30, IT WILL BE A MUCH DIFFERENT SITUATION.))
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The women will take their place in the corps of cadets in mid- August.

La-Maison


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#597-20
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If you want a piece of (La May-zon) La Maison, make a reservation for Monday, May 12th.
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That's the date the restaurant and everything in it- go up for auction.
The bidding starts at 10am.
La Maison went out of business last winter, after the man who was trying to buy it could not complete the financing.
Tables, chairs, silverware, a grand piano- Everything will be sold to the highest bidders.
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-28
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Fuzzy isn't out of the woods yet concerning the Tiger incident.
Some ice news tonight from the NHL and the Express, plus we'll take you for a ride in a Legend's car.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Spartans vs. Highlanders; :00


But first, two high school baseball games to talk about. Glenvar hosted Giles in a Three Rivers showdown. Watch Giles catcher Jonathan Bostic make the alert play; throwing out the Highlander runner on the infield hit. Giles wins 8-2 to improve to 9 and 3 overall while Glenvar suffers it's first district loss.
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In triple A; Cave Spring topped William Fleming 11-4. The Colonels rallied in the late innings and did load the bases, but Cave Spring's Greg Miller got his Knights out of the jam as they win 11-4. Now your numbers. WIPE TO SCORES
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S-Tiger


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-1
SS=fuzzy zoeller


We begin this morning on the PGA tour south of here, where Fuzzy Zoeller is spending his waking hours exercising damage control.
Last night his sponsor K-Mart dropped him
SS=tiger woods

because of the comments Fuzzy made concerning Tiger Woods.
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SUPER=03-Augusta, GA/1997 Masters; :00


During the 1997 Masters, Zoeller made a what appeared to be a racially charged remark about the newly crowned champ on tape for the CNN Program, "Pro Golf Weekly."
Zoeller told the reporter to congratulate Tiger and tell him not to serve fried chicken next year at the championship dinner, where the winner picks the menu.
Fuzzy is in Greensboro this week for the Greensboro Chrysler Classic, and he had this to say about his recent comments.
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((FUZZY ZOELLER/PGA TOURING PRO:))
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No comment at this time from Tiger, who is skipping this week's event in Greensboro.

S-GGO


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-2
GRAPHIC=GREENSBORO CLASSIC


Despite the rocky week, Fuzzy is scheduled to play in today's pro-am at the Forest Oaks Country Club, but it's not the same Pro-Am fans have been used to for many years.
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SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC; :00


The Greensboro Jaycees, who run the tournament, say they decided to stop inviting the celebrity stars this year because their appearance fees had become outrageous, and the true big names no longer wanted to come to the event.
Today's event features pros and local sponsors, and the 72 hole tournament itself opens on Thursday morning.
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S-NHL


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-6
GRAPHIC=STANLEY CUP


The Stanley Cup playoffs continued tonight at four venues.
In one game that is completely over at this hour.
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SUPER=03-Montreal, Canada/Devils vs. Canadians; :00


The new Jersey Devils beat the Montreal Canadians 6-to-4 to take a commanding 3 games to none lead in the best of seven series.
Valeri Zelepukin was the man tonight SUPER=31-New Jersey/6/Montreal/4/Devils

Lead 3-0; with a the hat trick.
The Devils can clinch the series in one more win.
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S-Roanoke


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-3
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The Roanoke men's lacrosse team whipped Radford this afternoon 19-to-7.
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SUPER=03-Salem/Highlanders vs. Maroons; :00


Bill Pilat's maroons are ranked fourth in the country and would face a stiff challenge from RU early.
Watch sophomore attackman Kris Karppala finish the one on one; beating Roanoke All-American goalie Chris Gordon. 4-3 Maroons in the lead.
Roanoke would extend it's advantage to 5-3. Bobby Vallario feed Australian Jason Davenport. he finds the back of the net and Roanoke led by
SUPER=34-Roanoke/19/Radford/7;

2 with six and a half minutes remaining in the first half.
Two Minutes late; Roanoke's other Ausie; Adam Jackson scores from in close and the maroons go on to beat Radford 19 to 7. Roanoke is now 11 and 2 while RU falls to 4 and 8.
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ICE-97
GRAPHIC=Express


The Roanoke Express held appreciation night at the Roanoke Civic Center auditorium last night.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


Head coach Frank Anzalone was on hand, along with players to talk hockey with season ticket holders and sponsors.
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((FRANK ANZALONE/EXPRESS HEAD COACH:)) ((JEFF LODER/EXPRESS CENTER:))
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GM Pierre Paiement joined in on the food and fun,
that included a video of the season.
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((KATE STEVENS/EXPRESS FAN:)) ((PIERRE PAIEMENT/EXPRESS GENERAL MANAGER:))
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SUPER=01-Pierre Paiement/Express General Manager; :00
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
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Still to come tonight, we'll show you a way to get involved in racing for a fraction of the cost the big boys pay.
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as we take an inside look at the five year Legends' racing series.
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S-Legends


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Driving a race car is no longer just a dream for many people.
Five years ago a series was born to make racing affordable, and today the Legend's racing series is bigger than anyone expected.
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SUPER=01-John Moose/Legends Organizer; :30
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OUT Q...this summer."
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(( Welcome to Concord, North Carolina the home of 600 racing, a company owned by the Charlotte Motor Speedway. It is the exclusive builder of cars for the fast growing Legend's racing series that was started in 1992.
That year the company built 48 cars and ran 56 races around the south. This year 600 racing is constructing 1700 cars and running nearly 1000 races. ((JOHN MOOSE/LEGEND'S RACING ORGANIZER:)) TC-142816 IN-"WE'RE PRODUCING... OC ...ASSEMBLY." RUN 10
The company builds the 5/8 ths scale cars from the frame up duplicating the body styles of the old 1937 Chevy, Ford and Dodge.
The Engines 125 horsepower Yamaha motorcycle engines, and the cars race on Goodrich tires that last an entire season. ((JOHN MOOSE:)) TC-142909 IN-"THE BEAUTY.... OC ...POCKETBOOK." RUN 06
The cars are relatively inexpensive when compared to other forms of race cars. You can by one of these Legend's machines race-ready for $13,000 dollars. And everyone from Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones to possibly your own lawyer is doing just that. ((JOHN MOOSE:)) TC-143055 IN-"WE HAVE... OC- ...OWN CAR." RUN 23
The series has raced at New River valley Speedway in the past, but not this year. Right now, none of the area tracks are hosting the series although Victory stadium Speedway hopes to do so, later this summer.))

Zoo


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TAPE#97-25
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YOU could be a part of the newest program at Mill Mountain Zoo.
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You can't climb in the cage with these guys, but you CAN have your name on permanent display.
A donation of one hundred dollars or more puts up a terra-cotta tile with your name or a message.
The tiles are on columns all around the zoo.
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((BETH POFF/ZOO DIRECTOR: IT'S NOT ONLY A NEW RECOGNITION PROGRAM FOR THE ZOO, BUT IT'S VISIBILITY AND RECOGNITION FOR THOSE WHO INVEST AND CARE ABOUT THE ZOO SO THAT PEOPLE WHO VISIT THE ZOO WILL KNOW WHO'S INVESTING IN THEIR ZOO AND THEIR COMMUNITY.))
SUPER=01-Beth Poff/Zoo Director
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OUT Q=their community.
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Zoo directors hope this program- called "Help the Zoo Reach New Heights"- will attract individuals and businesses.
Co-sponsor Equitable Life Assurance Society unveiled its own 25-thousand dollar tile today.
The program's goal is to raise 300-thousand dollars in the next two years.
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