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SUPER=70-Connie Stevens;
SUPER=70-Mike Stevens;
ANCHOR=Connie
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IN Q=tonight on

(( TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME... THIS TELLS ME...MILITARY AIRCRAFT.
THE AIR FORCE CONFIRMS IT FOUND THE WRECKAGE OF A MISSING WARPLANE IN THE COLORADO ROCKIES. TWO FORMER VIRGINIA TECH FOOTBALL PLAYERS WILL STAND TRIAL FOR RAPE AND SODOMY. ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=rape and sodomy



top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's WEDNESDAY, April 23rd, our Top Story
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SOT 14:24:14
IN Q=The charges

((THE CHARGES WERE DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE TODAY. THIS WAS BASED PRIMARILY ON THE CHILD'S AGE. ))
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out=the child's age
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VO-NAT


An EIGHT- year- old murder suspect no longer faces charges in Pittsylvania County.
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p-Rosser


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#597-15
SS=N7PT


Good Evening, you're watching NEWS-7 Primetime on WEFC.
I'm Connie Stevens.
SS=murder inv.


After a 45 minute hearing in Pittsylvania County Juvenile Court, a judge ruled the boy accused of murdering his stepfather is not capable of standing trial.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Franklin News-Post;


55-year old Bernard Rosser died from a severe blow to the head in December.
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./December;


His body was discovered inside his Gretna home after he did not show up for work.
Even though the charges were dismissed, prosecutors reserve the right to charge the child AGAIN.
But the boy's attorney says it's doubtful that will happen.
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SOT 14:24:46
IN Q=That legal

((GLENN BERGER/CHILD'S ATTORNEY: THAT LEGAL POSSIBILITY EXISTS. WHETHER OR NOT THAT COULD BE DONE OR WOULD BE DONE. THAT'S CERTAINLY IS ANOTHER QUESTION. THOUGH, THE POSSIBILITY EXISTS, I WOULD NOT EXPECT THAT TO OCCUR. ))
SUPER=01-Glenn Berger/Child's Attorney;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=to occur
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


No one would comment on the boy's future.
For the past few months he's been living with relatives in Maryland.
But now that the case is dismissed, the court loses its authority to determine where the child lives.
That means it IS possible the boy COULD return to his home in Gretna.

P-Crawford-Edmonds


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=tal
TAPE#97-12
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Former Virginia Tech football players James Crawford and Brian Edmonds WILL stand trial for rape and sodomy.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./File Tape;


A Montgomery County grand jury returned indictments this afternoon against them.
Their accuser told News-7 she considered both men to be her friends, but they took advantage of her while she was drunk.
She said the assault took place in Crawford and Edmonds' apartment following a party.
Crawford withdrew from a lawsuit against the woman earlier this year. Edmonds also dropped his suit, but his attorney said he planned to refile it after the N-F-L draft.
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P-Missing-Plane


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=cst
TAPE#Net D
GRAPHIC=military plane crash inv.
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VO-NAT


Two airplane pieces plucked from a snowy Rocky Mountain peak have solved the mystery of a missing warplane.
SUPER=03-Eagle, CO; :


The Air Force confirms the wreckage came from Captain Craig Button's A-Ten Thunderbolt, which was last seen three weeks ago over Arizona.
There's no sign of Button.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:02:34
IN Q=we don't have

((MAJOR GENERAL NELS RUNNING/US AIR FORCE: ))
SUPER=01-Maj. Gen. Nels Running/US Air Force; :
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=just have to see.
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**Connie on cart**
Two para-rescue teams will resume their search for remains in the morning.
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SOT 20:03:13
VO-NAT
IN Q=YOU CAN BE ASSURED THEY

(( ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=that is due them.
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VO-NAT


Button and his twin-engine plane disappeared during a training flight west of Tucson.
Radar data and witness accounts indicate he broke away from his formation and flew to Colorado, about 800 miles off course.
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P-JMU-Murders


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-16
GRAPHIC=MURDER INV.


An EX-boyfriend has been charged with last October's murder of a James Madison University student and her new boyfriend.
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VO-NAT


25-year old Ann Margaret Olson was shot in the head.
So was 23-year old Keith O'Connell.
SUPER=03-Harrisonburg/October 1996;


Their bodies were found at O'Connell's Harrisonburg apartment.
Both were JMU students.
They had been dating two months.
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TALENT=Connie
SS=HOLD


Olson's former boyfriend, 1996 JMU graduate Brent Simmons, has been arrested in Ohio.
Simmons' name immediately surfaced last fall as a suspect.
Olson filed assault charges against him in July of last year after he allegedly threw her down and told O'Connell to "watch his back."

p-Stump


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-13
GRAPHIC=Stump, William


Bill Stump will spend 27 months in prison for firing weapons with illegal silencers.
Stump admitted he fired the weapons, when he was part of the Blue Ridge Hunt Club.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Last year Judge Jackson Kiser sentenced Stump to a two month term... but a higher court ruled Kiser could not depart from federal sentencing guidelines.

27 months is the shortest possible sentence under those guidelines.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:28:34
IN Q=I think the case

((DON WOLTHUIS/U.S. ATTORNEY; I THINK THE CASE WENT THROUGHT THE SYSTEM AS IT SHOULD. HE HAD HIS DAY IN COURT, HE HAD HIS DAY BEFORE THE 4TH CIRCUT, AND THE COURT SENTENCE WAS APPROPRIATE UNDER THE RULING OF THE FOURTH CIRCUT. ))
SUPER=01-Don Wolthuis/Prosecutor
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=the fourth circut
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=Stump, William


Stump was immediately taken into custody.
He asked the court for more time on bond to prepare an appeal to the Supreme Court.
The judge denied that request, saying Stump could file his appeal from prison.

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ANCHOR=Connie
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To move or not to move is the question for some residents in the flood
ravaged areas of Minnesota and North Dakota... that story next on NEWS-7

PRimetime...
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VO-NAT

And the Star City of the South will be a little dimmer...as repairs are underway on the Mill Mountain Star...stay close.
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WEFC!!! go to break

P-Flooding


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-a
GRAPHIC=flooding


It's no vacation--but summer break is beginning for thousands of schoolchildren in the midwest.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-East Grand Forks, MN;
Grand Forks, North Dakota, and East Grand Forks, Minnesota, ended the

school year because of flooding.
Meanwhile the Mayor is urging people to pull together and rebuild.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:08:51
IN Q=

((PAT OWENS/GRAND FORKS' MAYOR: I KNOW THERE ARE SOME FRIGHTENED PEOPLE TALKING ABOUT RELOCATING. I HEARD A COUPLE ON THE RADIO THIS MORNING. JOIN BACK WITH US. HELP US FIGHT TO GET BACK. WE CAN'T QUIT NOW. WE CAN GO AHEAD. WE NEED OUR PEOPLE.))
SUPER=01-Pat Owens/Mayor of Grand Forks;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=WE NEED OUR PEOPLE."
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VO-NAT


The Red River has fallen about half a foot, but it will be weeks before even basic services are restored.
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p-Red-Cross


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-18
GRAPHIC=RED CROSS


The Roanoke Chapter of the American Red Cross is pitching in with the flood relief efforts...
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Tom Brown boarded a plane this afternoon on his way to Fargo.
The manager of the Roanoke Valley chapter will help provide food and shelter to thousands of displaced Fargo residents.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=We haven't had the great big

((WE HAVEN'T HAD THE GREAT BIG HURRICANE HUGO OR HURRICANE ANDREW OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT, BUT WE'VE HAD FLOODING PRETTY MUCH SINCE THE BEGINNING OF FEBRUARY, FIRST IN LOUISVILLE, CINCINATTI AND TENNESSEE AND NOW IN FARGO. SO IT'S BEEN A ROUGH SPRING FOR US.))
SUPER=01-Tom Brown/American Red Cross;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=rough spring for us.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=american red cross


Another Red Cross volunteer from Roanoke also flew out today, four more will be dispatched to North Dakota in the next couple days.

p-Reed


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-14
GRAPHIC=reed


The man who led Pat Robertson's Christian Coalition since it was founed eight years ago is moving on.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


Ralph Reed is resigning as the Coalition's director to form his own political consulting firm, Century Strategies.
Reed says the organization will be energized by new people.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:07:40
IN Q=

((RALPH REED/CHRISTIAN COALITION: I ALSO BELIEVE IT'S IMPORTANT FOR AN ORGANIZATION TO BE BUILT AROUND PRINCIPLES AND NOT AROUND PERSONALITIES.))
SUPER=01-Ralph Reed/Christian Coalition Exec. Dir.;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=NOT AROUND PERSONALITIES."
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Reed will remain on the group's board of directors and help search for a successor.
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p-Gypsy-Thieves


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-16
GRAPHIC=NONE


Police say a band of burglars moving from city to city may have Roanoke on its hit list.
The burglary ring, sometimes referred to as "Gypsies", has hit two Roanoke homes recently.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Police say the burglars divide into small teams.
Often a man will drive two women into an upscale neighborhood and drop them off.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 9:45:30
IN Q=one of the females

((SGT. R.L. ARRINGTON/ROANOKE POLICE DEPT.;ONE OF THE FEMALES WILL INVOLVED THE RESIDENTS IN CONVERSATION WHILE THE OTHER ONE SLIPS INTO THE HOUSE AND REMOVES OR LOOTS THE HOUSE OF SILVER, CASH AND JEWELRY. ))
SUPER=01-Sgt. R.L. Arrington/Roanoke Police Dept.;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=silver, cash and jewelry
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


Arrington says if you're doing yard work or sitting on the porch, make sure all the doors to the house are locked.
He adds, if you see any suspicious activity, call the police.

p-Mill-Star


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#597-12
GRAPHIC=NONE


One of Roanoke's landmarks will be in the dark for a couple months.
It's lights out for the Mill Mountain Star as it undergoes a facelift.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Kinsey Crane and Sign Company built the star in 1949, and today employees began removing the neon tubing.
The entire structure will be refurbished and by the end of June the star will have new neon and a fresh coat of paint.
The project will cost the city 60-thousand dollars and officials say it will keep the star shining for another 20 years.
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music under
ANCHOR=Connie
SUPER=x5040; Primetime Tease Load
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Still to come on News 7 PRIMETIME--
Encouraging news for Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers.
Treatments already on the market may help slow the progression of the disease.
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VO-NAT


But first--millions of insects have relocated to the Virginia Museum of Natural History...but it really isn't bugging anyone....the story when we come back.
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WEFC!!! go to break

p-bug-exhibit


ANCHOR=connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=afr
TAPE#597-13
GRAPHIC=NONE


Eleven million insects have taken up residence in Martinsville-- but no one's worried.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville;


That's because the bugs are a gift from the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C.
Currently they're calling the basement of the Virginia Museum of Natural History "home".
The museum's entomologist says throughout history, Virginia has put too much attention on cultural history.
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SOT 4:56:20
IN Q=WHAT WE ARE

((RICHARD HOFFMAN/ENTOMOLOGIST: WHAT WE ARE TRYING TO DO IS MAKE UP FOR 200 YEARS OF BENIGN NEGLECT OF VIRGINIA NATURAL HISTORY.))
SUPER=01-Richard Hoffman/Entomologist
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=virginia natural history.
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VO-NAT


Hoffman's research team is painstakingly cataloging the bugs, which were collected in four Virginia Counties.
The process involves sorting through 173 jars of insects, and then labeling and mounting the bugs on pins.
Hoffman says bugs are vital to Virginia's ecology-- they help preserve topsoil, and pollinate most plants in Virginia.
That's why he HATES bug zappers..
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SOT 5:01:38
IN Q=THE MOSQUITOES

((THE MOSQUITOES ARE JUST NO ATTRACTED TO BLACK LIGHT, SO IT'S NOT ATTRIBUTED TO BLACK LIGHT, SO IT'S NOT JUST THE AMOUNT OF THE ELECTRIC CURRENT, BUT IT'S ALSO A TERRIBLE DRAIN ON THE ECOSYSTEM, SO I DEPLORE THE USE OF BUG ZAPPERS.))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=BUG ZAPPERS
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home page full screen
You can learn more about insects and the museum-- by checking out the News7 home page at WWW-DOT-WDBJ7-DOT-COM.
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Forecasts
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RRE-CST-TOSS
ANCHOR=Connie


There's more News 7 PRIMETIME coming up--
We'll visit a college, where the soon-to-be graduates are joining the rat race.
Literally.
It's our Video of the Day-- right here on WEFC. cc sponsor go to break

P-Alzheimer's


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-09
GRAPHIC=alzheimer's


When it comes to slowing down the ravages of Alzheimer's Disease-- one of the most useful weapons may be Vitamin E-- easily available, and inexpensive.
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SOT
IN Q=Reporting in the
SUPER=@File; :17
SUPER=01-Dr. Marcelle Bogorad/Institute on Aging; :35
RUNS=1:09
OUT Q=more effective.

((
Reporting in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers found that Alzheimer's patients who took high doses of Vitamin-E --2000 units per day-- certain milestones such as loss of daily activities and going into a nursing home were delayed by as much as seven months.
While it only slows the progression of the disease, it has the Alzheimer's Association and the National Institute on Aging encouraged.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 18:47:32 CBS EVE NEWS
IN Q=If the process

(( ZAVEN KHACHATURIAN/ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION: IF THE PROCESS WORKS, THEN THIS MEANS WE'LL BE ABLE TO DELAY THE ONSET OF THE SYMPTOMS FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS. AND THAT'S QUITE IMPORTANT. ))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=quite important.

////////////// butt butt butt butt
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16:44:54 Conus Aft.
IN Q=Delaying

((DR. MARCELLE MORRISON-BOGORAD/NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING: DELAYING THE PROGRESSION TO A NURSING HOME, DELAYING THE ONSET OF THE LOSS OF ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING IS INCREDIBLY SIGNIFICANT.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=incredibly significant.


Vitamin E is the latest in a series of compounds that have been found to have beneficial effects with Alzheimer's patients.
Estrogen and anti-inflammatories like Advil and Motrin are others.
They also found the prescription drug Selegiline, used for Parkinson's Disease patients, seems to work just as well as Vitamin E.
Experts say it's an important clue for finding other drugs that will be even more effective.))

cool-video


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#cool
SUPER=x5042; Video of the Day Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
GRAPHIC=News-7 primetime


With the Kentucky Derby set for May Third, Derby fever is taking hold in Louisville.
Leading up to America's premier horse race, dozens of events are planned-- from the sublime to the ridiculous.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Louisville, KY; :


You decide which category our video of the day falls into.
At Spaulding University,
Every year for the past 25, they've celebrated the "Running of the Rodents."
Featured were an array of rats with names like Marilyn Monrat, Mighty Ratphrodite, and LoRata Lynn.
But it was Silver Streak who made it to the finish line first.
All of the contestants were then served a snack of Fruit Loops, and sent back to the pet store.
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SUPER=x5043; Video of the Day Stop



SP-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-26
GRAPHIC=PRIMETIME SPORTS


Tonight on Primetime sports, Fuzzy Zoeller pulls out of the Greensboro Chrysler Classic, Chip Sullivan gets ready to tee it up tomorrow, the Hornets get set for the playoffs, and Bonds makes the Braves pay today.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL/February; :00

But first, Doctor J, Julius Erving is planning to make a house call in NASCAR.
The NBA Hall of Famer, who was in Daytona this past February for the 500 festivities, is part of a new investment group that plans to start a Cup team in 1998.
Former Redskins Joe Washington is also part of the group.
Now your scores.
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Tomorrow//Winston-Salem///Salem///PPD Rain - Makeup Tomorrow/;
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Inside the Park HR/;
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Start/;
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2-1//Philadelphia/1//Pittsburgh/3/3/Flyers Lead Series 3-0/;
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SUPER=0103-/Florida/2//N.Y. Rangers/3/3/Rangers Lead Series 2-1/;
RUNS=:40
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SP-Fuzzy


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-27
SS=GREENSBORO CLASSIC


The folks who run the Greater Greensboro Classic, found out in more ways than one today, that when it rains in pours.
SS=FUZZY ZOELLER


Persistent showers and the debris from Fuzzy Zoeller's recent comments had folks looking for shelter.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC; :00


Heavy rain over night and more rain this morning forced tournament officials to delay and then completely cancel the scheduled sponsor pro-am at Forest Oaks Country Club.
Then this afternoon, Fuzzy Zoeller, held a newsconference to announce that he's withdrawing from the tournament in the wake of the Tiger Woods controversy.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="FOLLOWING THE MASTERS.

((FUZZY ZOELLER/WITHDRAWS FROM GREENSBORO CLASSIC:))
SUPER=01-Fuzzy Zoeller/Withdraws from Greensboro Classic;:00
RUNS=:34
OUT Q=...was offended.
ANCHOR=Mike
SS=Fuzzy


Fuzzy referred to Tiger as that little boy, and suggested fried chicken and collard greens would be his pick for Tiger's Masters' championship dinner menu.
Last night K-Mart cancelled its sponsorship agreement with Fuzzy. The company has since set up an 800 number to handle reaction. (1-800-63 Kmart)

SP-Chip


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-2
GRAPHIC=CHIP SULLIVAN


Chip Sullivan, the former teaching pro at Hanging Rock will be returning to the tour for the first tie since a week before the Masters.
Tomorrow morning he tees off at 8:59, starting on hold number 10.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="It's gonna be...

((CHIP SULLIVAN/PGA TOURING PRO:))
SUPER=01-Chip Sullivan/PGA Touring Pro; :00
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=...AND PLAY WELL."
ANCHOR=Mike
SS=CHIP SULLIVAN


If you can't catch Chip tomorrow he plays his second round on Friday with a 1:49 tee time.
Also, we'll have a report on his first round of play tomorrow night right here on News 7 Primetime.

SP-Hornets


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-28
GRAPHIC=Charlotte Hornets


The NBA playoffs open tomorrow night for the Charlotte Hornets as they take on the Knicks.
And that means the team has little time to heal up its injuries.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Fort Mill, SC; :


Dell Curry has a calf strain but the key injury is the strained right hamstring of point guard Muggsy Bogues.
And first year coach Dave Cowens must lead his hobbling Hornets against one of the most physical teams in the league.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="They're a...

((DAVE COWENS/HORNETS HEAD COACH: ))
SUPER=01-Dave Cowens/Hornets Head Coach; :
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=......match up."
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SP-Bonds


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-27
GRAPHIC=BRAVES/GIANTS


The Atlanta Braves suffered a rare road loss tonight as they were beaten by the San Francisco Giants out on the Bay.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-San Francisco/Braves vs. Giants - TBS;:00


Barry Bonds keyed the Giants with a big play in the bottom of the first inning.
Bonds lifts the Tom Glavine offering down the left field line and past the outstretched glove of a diving Ryan Klesko, who hits the dirt and decides to stay their for awhile.
Bonds, meanwhile, gets on his high horse and motors around the bases for the inside the park homer.
SUPER=35-Atlanta/3/San Francisco/4;


Jose Viscaino and Glen Allen Hill score in front of Bonds and the Giants beat the 4-TO-3.
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preview-boards


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#NET-E
GRAPHIC=none


That's all for us-- but for more news in 30- minutes ...Here's what you'll
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dissolve to boards see on NEWS-7 over on WDBJ-7.
SUPER=x5024; Coming up at 11 Load
SUPER=76-"Hopping Mad at NS";


Len Besthoff begins the series: "Hopping Mad at Norfolk Southern."
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VO-NAT


For several years the people that own this Bedford County farm have complained that Norfolk Southern trains riding alongside it are dumping bags of human waste on their property.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=They talked

((LARRY CHATTIN/BEDFORD COUNTY FARMER: THEY TALKED LIKE THEY WAS GONNA CLEAR IT ALL UP, AND THAT'S WHAT THEY'VE BEEN TELLING ME FOR TEN YEARS, THEY WAS GONNA CLEAR IT ALL UP.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=clear it all up.
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VO-NAT


Norfolk Southern will not admit the bags of human waste are coming from its trains.
But the railroad giant does have what it calls a "dry hopper" system, where on-board employees must relieve themselves in a plastic bag.
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SUPER=77-Why Norfolk Southern?


Tonight, a look at why some farmers believe N-S is the source of their problems.
SUPER=x5025; Coming up at 11 Stop
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE

Primetime, goodnight. Jean Jadhon will be along over on WDBJ-7. Thanks for watching NEWS-7