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Next on News 7-
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A Continental Jet makes an Emergency landing in Roanoke.
Danville meets Bosnia. We'll check in with our troops in a series of special reports beginning tonight.
Plus is it live or is it Memorex? The Roanoke Symphony may soon play on a stereo near you.
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News 7 is next.

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Good Evening.
A continential Airlines jet lost an engine-
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and made an emergency landing in Roanoke today. The Boeing 737 was heading from Newark to Atlanta.
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Troops from Danville are in Bosnia- A News 7 crew caught up with them- We'll have a report.
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Four daredevils were supposed to hang from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in Florida- but their line broke. We'll have details.
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The Roanoke Symphony concert tonight will be heard for years to come- It's being made into a CD.
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Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Plane-Emergency


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The Continental Airlines jet landed safely, but the final moments of the flight into Roanoke were frightening for many of the passengers.
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The Boeing 737 was heading from Newark to Atlanta.
The flight was diverted to Roanoke after the pilot shut down one of the engines as a precaution.
Passengers praised the crew, but admitted some nervous moments as the plane made its final approach to Roanoke Regional Airport.
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((DAN SPINO/PASSENGER: YOUR WHOLE LIFE GOES BEFORE YOU AND THERE'S TWO PEOPLE AROUND YOU AND EVERYBODY BECOMES FRIENDS. AND AS SOON AS IT TOUCHED DOWN WE ALL CLAPPED AND CHEERED AND WE'RE SAFE AND WE'RE HAPPY. WE'RE HERE.)) ((TINA AURIEMMA/PASSENGER: I SAW THOSE MOUNTAINS. WE WERE COMING OVER THEM AND THEY JUST SAID WE'RE LANDING IN ROANOKE. I DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT THE AIRPORT. I DIDN'T KNOW WHERE WE WERE ACTUALLY, SO I THOUGHT WE'RE GOING TO LAND IN THOSE MOUNTAINS, I KNOW IT. BUT THANK GOD WE'RE HERE.))
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The unscheduled stop meant a delay of several hours for some of the passengers.
They resumed their travel on US Airways and the last of the passengers were scheduled to leave Roanoke around six o'clock.
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Drug-Lab


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They went out to Penhook, in search of records... some kind of evidence of a drug lab.
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By day's end they'd found the most sophisticated illegal laboratory in the mid-Atlantic.
The high-tech operation was concealed by an old tobacco barn piled high with hay bales.
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Drug Enforcement Agents found the lab- -by sense of smell.
And today the operators owned up to their roles in it.
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They pled guilty to various charges related to manufacturing amphetamine, marijuana, conspiracy, money laundering and firearms possession.
They'll be sentenced later.

OK-Trial


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Jurors today heard from the state trooper who pulled Tim McVeigh over shortly after the Oklahoma City bombing.
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Trooper Charles Hanger says the car McVeigh was driving did not have a license plate.
Hanger says he found a gun, knife and ear plugs in McVeigh's car.
Also in the car, a passage from a White Supremacist novel that says- the real value of all our attacks today lies in the psychological impact, NOT the immediate casualties.
Denver T-V reporter Rick Sallinger was in court during the troopers testimony.
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((RICK SALLINGER/KCNC-TV REPORTER: HE LOOKED AT TIMOTHY MCVEIGH AND POINTED HIM OUT. MCVEIGH STARED RIGHT BACK AT HIM NO VISIBLE REACTION.))
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Prosecutors plan to introduce the axle from the Ryder truck tomorrow.
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Standoff


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The Standoff moves into a second night in Fort Davis Texas-
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Authorities are bringing in more manpower including a special weapons team.
Three members of an Anti-Government group are accused of taking a couple hostage-
The husband and wife were released earlier today- apparently in exchange for the release of the group's jailed friend.
But Republic of Texas leader Richard McClaren and two others are still holed up in a mountain shack.
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((RICHARD TRECE/THE PEOPLE THAT ARE UP THERE WE WANT EM TO JUST STAY CALM YA KNOW AND TRUST WE'RE TRYING TO DO THE BEST WE CAN TO KEEP EVERYBODY SAFE AND KEEP EVERYTHING MOVING ALONG AND TRY TO GET THIS RESOLVED.))
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Negotiations with the three suspects continue.
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Bosnia-Two


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For the 46 Danville National Guard members now serving in Bosnia, letters and packages from home are the lifeline that keeps them going.
But delivering that mail is no easy task--in fact, with millions of landmines scattered around the countryside, it's extremely dangerous.
News 7's Teresa Hamilton and photographer Andrea DiRocco recently travelled to Bosnia and met up with members of the Danville unit.
The Unit has been split up and assigned to several camps as part of the multi-national peacekeeping force.
Tonight Teresa and Andrea introduce us to the soldiers who make sure messages from home reach their final destination.
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(( The Danville soldiers assigned to Camp Caisson spend up to 17- hours a day on the road. nat sound of truck backing up
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They're responsible for delivering mail and other supplies to American soldiers stationed in the NORDPOL Brigade. nat sound of truck door opening
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((ERNEST CAGE/DANVILLE NATIONAL GUARD MEMBER:RAIN, SLEET, SNOW OR SHINE, THAT'S OUR JOB, WE HAVE TO DO IT, BUT YOU GET USED TO IT. ))
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The Danville soldiers agree working the Log Pac-- as it's called-- is a tough job-- based on the sheer number of hours spent traveling on narrow roads.
It's also very dangerous--they are constantly on guard against land mines, which are buried everywhere.
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((DAVID JONES/DANVILLE NATIONAL GUARD MEMBER:EVERY TIME WE GET IN THAT VEHICLE WE JUST HOPE, CROSS YOUR FINGERS, WE DON'T HIT SOMETHING LIKE THAT AND MAYBE YOU'LL GET THE CHANCE TO TRY IT TOMORROW. ))
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stand up:
Despite the long hours--working the log pac does have one advantage-- by working nearly all day-- the soldiers say there's less time to think about their families and home. end su:
For many this is their longest separation ever, but keeping busy makes the time go quickly.
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((CHARLES REED/DANVILLE NATIONAL GUARD MEMBER:IT DOESN'T EVEN SEEM TO ME LIKE WE'VE BEEN OVER HERE OVER A MONTH NOW, IT SEEMS LIKE MAYBE A COUPLE OF WEEKS, BEFORE I KNOW IT, I'LL PROBABLY BE BACK HOME. ))
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The job also has another perk.
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((WHICH ONE OF THESE BOXES IS MINE. ))
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Under these circumstances, delivering the mail is a bit like delivering a sack full of toys.
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((ERNEST CAGE/DANVILLE NATIONAL GUARD MEMBER: IT'S ALMOST LIKE SANTA CLAUSE HAS COME AGAIN BECAUSE THEY WANT TO SEE THE DIFFERENT THINGS THEY'VE GOT FROM HOME PROMISED TO THEM. CHARLES REED/DANVILLE NATIONAL GUARD MEMBER: MOST OF THEM, THEY THINK MORE ABOUT THE MAIL THAN THEY DO THEIR OWN PAYCHECKS, IT'S A REAL MORAL BOOSTER.))
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And, in a country thousands of miles from home-- even the shortest letter-- is worth its weight-- in gold. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Bosnia Herzegovina.))
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Still to come on the newscast..the city of Lynchburg may throw out a unpopular policy,
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and O-J Simpson loses a round in his effort to get a new civil trial.
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Simpson


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A judge today denied O-J Simpson's request for a new civil trial-
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but Simpson's lawyers say they'll keep on fighting.
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((DANIEL LEONARD/SIMPSON LAWYERS: WE ARE COMMITTED TO TAKING THE APPEAL AS FAR AS WE HAVE TO. ))
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The Judge also refused to reject the 33 and half million dollars Simpson's been ordered to pay.
A jury found Simpson liable in the deaths of Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman.
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((FRED GOLDMAN/RON GOLDMAN'S FATHER: THIS IS A MAN WHO BELONGS IN JAIL SITTING ON DEATH ROW. THERE IS NO AMOUNT OF MONEY THAT CAN COMPENSATE.))
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Simpson's lawyers contend their client did not get a fair trial.
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Presley


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The two top officials at the Salem VA Medical Center will remain on temporary assignment while an investigation of them continues.
Director John Presley will work out of Atlanta, for up to 30 days; associate director William Delamater (DELL-ah-maiter) will stay in Nashville, also for up to 30 days.
Both were transferred from the Salem VA hospital, after an investigation into unspecified charges.
Officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs will be in Salem next month to continue looking into the case.
Dr. Rajiv (Jane) Jain will continue as the acting director of the Salem VA.

Childers


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Our story of Peggy Childers- -living on the Appalachian Trail -prompted a local social service agency to come up with a tentative solution.
A organization called: "Shelter Plus" will help pay the rent to get her into an apartment.
The 58-year old homeless woman was released from the city jail today and taken in at the Rescue Mission ...for the time being.
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She was arrested a month ago in the Jefferson National Forest... after she
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was repeatedly told she could not stay in the temporary shelter.
She'd set up a tent inside, place a tarp over the opening... taking over the place.
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Westvaco


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Some former Westvaco workers are suing the company they once worked for.
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Members of the Westvaco Retirees Association picketed outside of the Covington plant this afternoon.
They say older retirees need adjustments to their pensions... and that Westvaco refuses to listen to them.
Because of that, the association is filing an age discrimination law suit.
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((CLARENCE FARMER/WESTVACO RETIREES ASSOCIATION: THEY DON'T RECOGNIZE US. THEY DON'T RECOGNIZE THE 2 LOCAL UNIONS AS REPRESENTATIVES OF THE RETIREES. AND THEY JUST SAY NO. ))
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A spokesman at the Covington plant confirms that Westvaco does not recognize the retirees association.
He added there are no plans to make any adjustments at this time.

Trash-Tags


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A Lynchburg city councilman is making good on his campaign promise to do away with the city's unpopular trash tag system.
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Robert Garber says he has the votes to repeal the four-year-old program that requires residents to buy stickers for their trash in order to have it picked up.
Garber says the tags amount to an unnecessary tax that low-income residents can't afford to pay.
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((ROBERT GARBER/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: WE HAVE A LOT OF PEOPLE ON FIXED INCOMES IN LYNCHBURG. THEY CAN'T AFFORD TO SPEND A COUPLE OF DOLLARS A WEEK, COMES OUT TO A COUPLE OF HUNDRED DOLLARS A YEAR POTENTIALLY THAT THEY HAVE TO PAY TO GET RID OF THEIR TRASH. SO IT MAKES SENSE TO GIVE THEM FREE TRASH PICKUP AND TAKE CARE OF SOME OF THAT ILLEGAL DUMPING.))
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Garber and the rest of council will take up the trash tag issue during a work session tomorrow.
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Wilkins


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Amherst delegate Vance Wilkins is catching some heat from his fellow Republicans over his support for Independent delegate Lacey Putney.
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Wilkins announced his own re-election plans today during a three-stop tour across the 24th District.
He's also been urging the GOP not to run anyone against Putney in the 19th District.
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((DEL. VANCE WILKINS/R- AMHERST: I'LL PROBABLY RAISE SOME HACKLES AMONGST SOME OF MY FELLOW REPUBLICANS AND THEY'LL PROBABLY CRITICIZE ME FOR IT, BUT I KNOW WHAT LACEY DOES IN RICHMOND, AND HE DOES A GOOD JOB AND HE VOTES CONSISTENTLY WITH OUR PHILOSOPHY AND I THINK IT WOULD BE WRONG TO OPPOSE HIM.))
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Despite Wilkins' request, a Forest lawyer is expected to seek the GOP nod to face Putney this fall.
Wilkins himself has "no" opposition yet.
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Stay with us, after this break we'll tell you why a new owner means changes are in store for one of the nation's largest hamburger chains,
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And we'll head to the Civic Center for the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra's record MAKING performance.
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Hardee's


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A 327-million dollar merger is on the menu at Hardee's.
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The Nation's fourth largest hamburger chain will soon eat off the same plate as Carl's Junior, a popular chain from California.
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Hardee's will remain headquartered in North Carolina.
The merger will result in some job losses at Hardee's, but not many because the chains have little overlap.
Hardee's popular breakfast items will stay on the menu.
But Carl's charbroiled sandwiches will lead lunch and dinner.
Hardee's outlets will soon have both Hardee's and Carl's logos.
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Stunt-Ax


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It was supposed to be a dynamic stunt- It ended with an accident.
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Four daredevils were suspended by cable from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in Florida when the main cable gave out.
They were about 200 feet up when the four plunged into the water at 50 to 60 miles an hour.
Amazingly the men survived.
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((LT. DAVID GEE/HILLSBORO CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT: THEY WERE DOING IT TO SELL THE VIDEO TO TELEVISION SHOWS. WE HAVE IN OUR POSSESSION RIGHT NOW A PROFESSIONAL TV CAMERA USED BY THE TV CREW IT SUPPOSEDLY CONTAINS VIDEO OF THE JUMP AND THE ACCIDENT.))
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All four people who jumped are recovering in the hospital.
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Volunteer


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She's known for telling Americans to just say no- but today Nancy Reagan wants you to just say yes.
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((NANCY REAGAN/FORMER FIRST LADY: FROM THIS DAY FORWARD WHEN SOMEONE ASKS YOU TO HELP A CHILD JUST SAY YES.))
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Nancy Reagan's request is part of the volunteer summit.
Former Presidents Gerald Ford and George Bush were also there at Independence Hall in Philadelphia.
President Clinton issued a call for all Americans to volunteer to help America's children.
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S-Score


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DePaul fired Joey Meyer yesterday after 29 years at the Chicago school as a player, assistant and head coach.
He succeeded his Hall of Fame coach and Dad Ray as head coach at the school, but this past season the Blue Demons went 3-and-23.
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S-Braves


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The Atlanta Braves embarrassed the Los Angeles Dodgers last night with a 14-to-0 win.
Jeff Blauser led the 18 hit attack with 3 hits to raise his average to 411.
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Javy Lopez also got into the act by smacking this two run opposite field homer. Five Braves had at least two rbis and every starter except Tom Glavine had at least one hit.
Glavine did other things thought, as he pitched a three hitter over 7
SUPER=35-Los Angeles/0/Atlanta/14;

innings to up his record to 4-to-0.
The Braves have now won four in a row.
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S-Hornets


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WRITER=Mike
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The Charlotte Hornets were home last night in the hive knowing a loss to the Knicks
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would not only give New York a sweep in the best of five series, but also end Charlotte's season three games into the postseason.
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Both teams came out of fire, as former Knick Anthony Mason dunks on his former mate Patrick Ewing.
But the former Hornet Larry Johnson would right back on the other end and answer Mason with a hoop of his own inside.
The Hornets know the key to their success hinges on the health of point guard Muggsy Bogues, and he was looking fit on this three pointer from the right side.
Then it was Glen Rice's time to get into the act as he fades away to his left and hits the jump shot over Johnson.
Dell Curry then comes up with the steal and the driving layin to put the Hornets in front by seven points.
But just when the Hornets got comfortable, Bogues went out and had to have his sore hamstring wrapped on the sideline.
The Knicks took advantage of his absence with Alan Houston scoring 18
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first half points. He finished with 20 and the Knicks eliminate the Hornets with the 104-to-95 win.
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S-Bird


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
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The Golden State Warriors missed the NBA playoffs and last night head coach Rick Adelman and his entire staff were fired.
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And in yet another coaching note from the league - Larry Bird was reportedly in Indianapolis over the weekend having dinner with Pacers president Donnie Walsh.
Bird is a likely and very popular candidate to coach the Pacers next season should Larry Brown move on to possibly the Celtics.
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S-WNBA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
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The women's NBA also made some headlines today as the league's 8 franchises held their first ever draft with each team picking four players,
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and former UVa star Tammi Reiss, on the right of the front row, was the first round pick of the Utah Starzz.
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((TAMMI REISS/UTAH STARZZ FIRST PICK:))
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Another former UVa and all-ACC guard, Tora Suber was also a first round selection. She was taken by the Charlotte Sting.
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
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The Roanoke Express is set to hold a news conference this Thursday at the Roanoke Civic Center, and it looks like a number of changes will be announced at the meeting.
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Sources tell News 7 the hockey organization will unveil a new team logo different from the locomotive one that the team has used since the franchises inception. Expect changes in the color scheme for team jerseys and clothing apparel for fans as well. Sources say the Express will also announce a few staff changes.
We will have all the details for you this Thursday afternoon.
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Sports Tease


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Still to come on this Monday night here on News 7 sports, Fuzzy returns to the golf course, the Lady Knights rock the softball diamond,
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and for the second straight day, the Winston 500 was washed out at Talladega.
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S-Talladega


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Mother Nature was finally declared the winner at the Winston 500 today in Talladega, Alabama.
Yesterday rain forced the Winston Cup event to be postponed until today at Noon.
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Well, dense fog and a persistent drizzle covered the track most of the morning, and again delayed the start.
The skies did finally clear just a bit and NASCAR was abel to get the track dry, and at 2:05 eastern time, it looked like the race would actually get underway.
But after a few laps to get some heat into the track surface, the rains returned in full force.
NASCAR had to call off the race, and postpone it to Saturday, May 10th at one o'clock.
Things were so silly at one point today the crews played softball on pit road.
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ANCHOR=Mike
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Some would have liked to have held the race tomorrow.
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But that wasn't a good option since the crews and drivers have to be in California by Thursday night for this weekend's Road Race at Sears Point.

S-Softball


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
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The rain could not keep Cave Spring and Patrick Henry from playing a little Roanoke Valley district softball this afternoon.
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The Lady Knights put this one away early as they would score near 20 runs midway through the third inning!
In the second; Cave Spring hit a pair of two run homers, including this shot to left off the bat of Lindsay Lowe that also plates Jennifer Lupton. It was 9-nothing at that point.
Hailey Osborne makes it 12-nothing on this double to right center that scores two more runs; still in the second inning.
Lowe would come up again in the SUPER=34-Cave Spring/19/Patrick Henry/2;

inning and bring home another pair of runs on this base hit. Sarah Ogilvie and Stacy Morioka cross the plate. The score was 19 nothing in the third and Cave Spring wins by virtue of the slaughter rule.
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S-Fuzzy


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WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-26
GRAPHIC=FUZZY


Fuzzy Zoeller was back on the golf course for the first time since withdrawing from the Greensboro Classic last week after making less than flattering remarks about Tiger Woods.
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SUPER=03-Greenville, SC; :00


Fuzzy was in Greenville, South Carolina playing in a pro-am.
Suprisingly, he says he has yet to talk with Tiger on the phone or in person.
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SOT
IN Q="He did...

((FUZZY ZOELLER/PGA TOUR GOLFER:))
SUPER=01-Fuzzy Zoeller/PGA Tour Golfer; :00
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=...OFF MY CHEST."
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roanoke-symphony


ANCHOR=jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-26
GRAPHIC=Symphony


David Wiley finished up his first year at the helm of the Roanoke Symphony this evening-- and the night was recorded for posterity.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Wiley got his hands dirty-- He played harpsichord in an eleven person performance before intermission.
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IN Q=hey, we've been sold

((JOYCE KERNODLE/ROANOKE SYMPHONY: HEY, WE'VE BEEN SOLD OUT, LIKE I SAID EARLIER, THE PUBLIC HAS REALLY ACCEPTED DAVID WILEY WITH OPEN ARMS AND I HAVE NEVER HEARD OUR ORCHESTRA PLAY BETTER. )) ((15 SECONDS OF MUSIC))
SUPER=01-Joyce Kernodle/Roanoke Symphony; :00
RUNS=:27
OUT Q=Nat Sound MUSIC
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VO-NAT


The stage got a little more crowded after intermission.
The Symphony and Choral society joined forces with Choirs from Liberty University and Virginia Tech.
The 350 member group performed Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 tonight.
The piece was recorded for the group's first compact disc.
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SOT 7:40:35
IN Q=it's an exciting

((BONITA HYMAN/GUEST SOLOIST: IT'S AN EXCITING PIECE OF MUSIC-- AND THE FOURTH MOVEMENT IN PARTICULAR IS EXCITING AND FULL OF LIFE AND ENERGY. ))
SUPER=01-Bonita Hyman/Guest Soloist;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=life and energy
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VO-NAT

(----------------) The CD will be released this summer.