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SUPER=#4065
SUPER=70-Connie Stevens;
SUPER=70-Mike Stevens;
ANCHOR=Connie
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SOT
IN Q=

(( TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...
JIM GILMORE DEFENDS HIS DECISION TO JOIN A PRIVATE LAW FIRM WHILE CAMPAIGNING FOR GOVERNOR. TO THOSE OF YOU WHO MAY WANT TO ASK LET ME ADDRESS VERY DIRECTLY, I DID NOT KILL MY DAUGHTER JON BENET.
THE PARENTS OF JONBENET RAMSEY SPEAK PUBLICLY ABOUT THEIR DAUGHTER'S MURDER. ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=their daughter's murder.




top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's Thursday, May First, our Top Story
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SOT
IN Q=He was a friendly person

((HE WAS A FRIENDLY PERSON. HE WAS A CARING PERSON, VERY OUTGOING, VERY NEIGHBORLY.))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=very neighborly.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Friends remember Estel (ESS-tuhl) Singleton, while authorities continue the search for his killer.
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P-Ironto-murder


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#597-14
SS=n7pt


Good Evening this is NEWS-7 Primetime on WEFC.
I'm Connie Stevens.
SS=murder inv.


So far the investigation into yesterday's murder near Interstate 81 in Montgomery County has not produced an arrest.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


57- year- old Estel (ESS-tuhl) Singleton was shot and killed Wednesday morning at the Ironto rest area.
He had moved to Roanoke from Bluefield about six years ago when his wife became ill,
SUPER=03-Roanoke;

and today former neighbors in Garden City said they considered him a good friend.
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SOT
IN Q=I just thought what a terrible

((REBA SCOTT: I JUST THOUGHT WHAT A TERRIBLE THING THAT WAS TO HAPPEN. IT'S HAPPENING ALL THE TIME. IT'S JUST AWFUL, BUT I DIDN'T THINK ABOUT IT BEING HIM. WHEN I HEARD THE NAME THIS MORNING, I JUST COULD NOT BELIEVE IT.))
SUPER=07-Reba Scott
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=could not believe it.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


Singleton's relatives say they don't know why he stopped at the rest area Wednesday morning.
Authorities are not reporting any major developments in the investigation.

P-Ramsey


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-e
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SOT 20:01:20
IN Q=I am appalled

((PATSY RAMSEY/MOTHER: I AM APPALLED THAT ANYONE WOULD THINK JOHN OR I COULD BE INVOLVED IN SUCH A HIDEOUS HEINOUS CRIME. )) ((JOHN RAMSEY/FATHER: THERE HAVE ALSO BEEN INNUENDO THAT SHE HAS BEEN OR WAS SEXUALLY MOLESTED. I CAN TELL YOU THOSE WERE THE MOST HURTFUL INNUENDOS TO US AS A FAMILY. ))
SUPER=01-Patsy Ramsey/Mother; :00
SUPER=01-John Ramsey/Father; :14
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=as a family.
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****CONNIE AUDIO ON CART****
Calm and confidant-- at times tearful, John and Patsy Ramsey spoke out to hand-picked Denver reporters.
JonBenet Ramsey was found strangled in the basement of her parents house the day after Christmas-- eight hours after her mother says she found a ransom note.
During the interview, the Ramseys asked for the public's help in identifying the murderer-- and had a terse message for the person responsible.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:02:25
IN Q=You may be

((PATSY RAMSEY/MOTHER: YOU MAY BE ELUDING AUTHORITIES FOR A TIME, BUT GOD KNOWS WHO YOU ARE. AND WE WILL FIND YOU. ))
SUPER=01-Patsy Ramsey/Mother; :
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=will find you.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=murder inv.


The Ramsey's did have a formal interview with police yesterday--
No comment today from the Boulder District Attorney-- who had previously said the Ramseys were the primary focus of the investigation.

P-Feminist-Slur


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-12
GRAPHIC=gilmore


Attorney General Jim Gilmore has reprimanded one of his lawyers for what he describes as an offensive letter.
A letter from Assistant Attorney General Alison Landry to a Richmond attorney called the attorney "a bushy-tailed feminist."
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape;


Attorney Eileen Wagner was the letter's recipient.
Wagner represents Christy Brzonkala in her alleged rape case against two Virginia Tech football players.
SUPER=04-Today;


Gilmore's assistant mocked Wagner for-- quoting the letter here, "chronic tantrums" and a "hopelessly manipulative" style, along with the feminist slur.
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SOT 04:57:25
IN Q=It's an

((IT'S AN OUTRAGEOUS THING TO SAY IN A LETTER. I LET ASSISTANT KNOW... WORKING ON.))
SUPER=@Gilmore;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=working on.
TALENT=Connie
SS=HOLD


Eileen Wagner says she has experienced "very little but rudeness" from Gilmore's office.
The case Landry's letter dealt with was an alleged gang rape of a Virginia STATE University student by VSU football players.

P-Gilmore


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-21
GRAPHIC=HOLD Jim Gilmore


Meantime, Virginia Democrats say Gilmore's decision to join a private law firm in Richmond still raises ethical questions.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Gilmore plans to work for the firm LeClair-Ryan next month, when he steps down as Attorney General.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 02:08:53
IN Q=Jim Gilmore

((SUE WRENN: JIM GILMORE WAS PRESSURED OUT OF OFFICE BECAUSE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST. YOU WOULD THINK THE LAST PLACE HE WOULD GO WOULD BE A LOBBYING FIRM.))
BUTT*BUTT SOT 02;11:04

((SUE WRENN: HOW MUCH WILL HE BE PAID FOR HIS SERVICES WHILE HE SPENDS MOST OF HIS TIME RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR?))
sot 05:01:58 GILMORE TAPE

((JIM GILMORE: IT WAS A DECISION TO GET A JOB. AND TO TAKE A JOB. YOU KNOW, I'M A WORKING GUY. I HAVE TO SUPPORT MY FAMILY.))
SUPER=01-Sue Wrenn/Va. Democratic Party; :00
SUPER=@Gilmore; :13
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=my family.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Gilmore says he will NOT make more than his current salary, and will contribute as much work as his campaign schedule allows.
He says HE could represent LeClair Ryan clients in front of state agencies OTHER than the attorney general's office.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SUPER=x5040; Primetime Tease Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
SUPER=x5041; Primetime Tease Stop


Drug and crime problems in the Hill City are getting statewide attention...that story when NEWS-7 Primetime returns...
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Plus-- in the chess world-- it's the re-match of the century.
Man versus machine-- with some pretty high stakes.
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SOT 18:09:59
IN Q=This is not

((THIS IS NOT JUST A CHESS MATCH. IT'S REALLY ABOUT THE FUTURE AND HOW WE WILL USE COMPUTERS.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=use computers.


WEFC!!! go to break

P-NS-WORKERS


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#597-11
GRAPHIC=NS LOGO


Railroad union members throughout the country held informational pickets today.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Specifically, workers are upset about higher standards being proposed to qualify for certain disability pensions.
The Railroad Retirement Board has until the end of July to complete the disability revisions it's working on.
The unions have hinted they may go on strike if all the parties involved don't reach a compromise.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:51:13
IN Q=Like I

((JAMES NELSON/LOCAL 6 FIREMEN & OILERS: LIKE I SAID I CAN'T ANSWER THAT BECAUSE A LOT OF UNION CHIEFS INVOLVED IN THIS AND I'M NOT AT LIBERTY TO SPEAK FOR THEM AT THIS TIME. But this could prompt a walkout possibly? NELSON: YES SIR IT COULD.))
SUPER=01-James Nelson/Local 6 Firemen & Oilers;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=it could.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


The American Association of Railroads expressed surprise at the nationwide pickets.
It says the standards for certain disability pensions have not been updated in a half- century.


P-Boty-Assessment


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#597-15
GRAPHIC=NONE
Appraisers are paying visits to Botetourt County.(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


It's been FIVE YEARS since appraisers have been out in that area assessing individual property values.
But the process started up again a few weeks ago.
Because Botetourt County operates under the General Charter Rule of the Commonwealth, it's required to conduct property appraisals in 4 to 6 year incriments.
While that might make it easier for the county... it COULD mean significantly higher taxes for some residents... depending on the tax rate.
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SOT 5:40:15
IN Q=It might

((HAROLD WINGATE/WINGATE APPRAISAL SERVICE: IT MIGHT BE MORE DIFFICULT FROM A PROPERTY OWNER STANDPOINT BECAUSE THEY'RE GOING TO SEE A BIGGER INCREASE THAN THEY WOULD IF IT'S ANNUALLY.))
SUPER=01-Harold Wingate/Wingate Appraisal Service;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=it's annually
(----------------)
VO-NAT


It will take a year until all of the assessments are complete... and they won't be put into place until the start of the 1998 fiscal year.
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P-Weed-Seed


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-27
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg Seal


Lynchburg has one of the worst drug-crime problems in the state... BUT some of the best solutions.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


That was the message from the Governor today as he handed out a million dollars worth of "Weed & Seed" state grants.
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sot ALLEN TAPE ONE 11:58
IN Q=These five

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THESE FIVE RECIPIENTS WERE CHOSEN AMONGST 20 LOCALITIES THAT ARE PLAGUED WITH THE MOST DRUG-RELATED CRIMES.))
SOT 33:30

((COL. BENNETT: ONE OF THE KEY ELEMENTS I THINK IN OUR WEEDING PROGRAM IS GOING TO BE THE IDEA OF RESTRICTING ACCESS TO CERTAIN PROBLEM AREAS BY PEOPLE WHO ARE ARRESTED OR CONVICTED FOR CRIMES OF DRUG OR VIOLENCE IN THOSE AREAS. WE'RE GONNA BE USING TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE OUR ENFORCEMENT EFFORTS.))
SUPER=@Allen; :00
SUPER=01-Col. Charles Bennett/Lynchburg Police Chief; :10
RUNS=:24
OUT Q=enforcement efforts.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Lynchburg will also use its grant to revitalize the College Hill and Tinbridge areas.
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P-Alcohol-Awareness


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=tal
TAPE#597-21
GRAPHIC=NONE


Some disturbing images of pain and death today for students at Pulaski County High School.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.;


Emergency room nurses from Columbia Pulaski Community Hospital presented a program to warn students of the dangers of drinking and driving.
It's a new nationwide effort started by E-R nurses who struggle daily to save the lives of victims in alcohol-related crashes.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:09
IN Q=

((CASSIE MOYE/ENC.A.R.E. NURSE: BECAUSE OF THE FRUSTRATION AND THE HELPLESSNESS THAT WE ALL EXPERIENCE BECAUSE WE CAN NO LONGER SUSTAIN LIFE IN THESE YOUNG PEOPLE WHEN THEY ARE TRAUMATIZED. ))
SUPER=01-Cassie Moye/ENC.A.R.E. Nurse;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=they are traumatized.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


From graphic slides to scenes of a doctor telling parents their child is dead, the program is meant to strike an emotional chord.
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SOT 57:18
IN Q=

((BEKKAH WARBURTON/STUDENT: I THINK THE THING WITH THE MOM AND THE DAD BECAUSE I COULD PICTURE MY FAMILY THERE, AND IT SORT OF TOUCHED ME. ))
SUPER=01-Bekkah Warburton/Student;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=sort of touched me.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The program is called EN-CARE-- Emergency Nurses Cancel Alcohol- Related Emergencies.
The nurses are going to 13 schools just in time for prom season.
(----------------)
(relax -- sigh -- take a breather)


P-Kollmorgen


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-18
GRAPHIC=Business News


Some of the latest technology in the manufactring world was shown off at the Kollmorgen plants in Radford this week.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Radford;


The operations in the New River Valley are being held up as an example in the electronics industry of how to remake a shop floor through employee input.
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SOT 11:29:53
IN Q=People working

((PERRY SLAUGHTER/KOLLMORGEN ASSOCIATE: PEOPLE WORKING HERE HAVE GREATER PRIDE IN THE ORGANIZATION, AND A GOOD FEELING. AND I THINK ATTITUDE DETERMINES THE ALTITUDE OF ANY ORGANIZATION. AND I THINK WE HAVE A, WE'VE CREATED A GOOD ATTITUDE HERE.))
SUPER=01-Perry Slaughter/Kollmorgen Associate;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=attitude here.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The Kollmorgen approach was not restricted to various "team concepts" often pushed by business consultants.
Instead Kollmorgen used several ideas that came from its 700 associates.
SUPER=@File;


Kollmorgen makes industrial drives and motors used in aircraft, mail sorting equipment, and the space shuttle.
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Forecasts
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SUPER=332-Mostly Clear/Wind W-10/38-40/Mostly Sunny/Wind SE-10/67-69;
SUPER=333-Mostly Clear/Wind NW-10/40-44/Mostly Sunny/Light Winds/64-66;
SUPER=334-Clearing & Cool/Wind W-10/38-40/Mostly Sunny/And Warmer/68-70;
SUPER=X5001;

p-sydney
ANCHOR=Connie


Don't leave us yet-- there's more News-7 Primetime coming up.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


For instance, Sydney the Chimp may look friendly now-- but just wait until he gets mad.
It's just ahead-- right here on WEFC.
(----------------)

cc sponsor go to break

P-Teen-Sex


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597=16
GRAPHIC=teen sex


For more than 20 years the number of teenage girls having sex has been steadily increasing.
But an upcoming government study shows that in 1995, the numbers actually dropped.
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SOT
IN Q=Among girls
SUPER=04-File Tape; :31
RUNS=:50
OUT Q=their behavior.

((
Among girls age 15 to 19, 50 percent reported they had sex in 1995.
Back in 1970, only 29-percent were sexually active.
In 1982, the numbers jumped to 47-percent, and then peaked at 55 percent in 1990.
A survey of boys released last year fround a similar decline.
In 1995, 55-percent of boys age 15-19 reported having sex.
That was down from a peak of 60-percent recorded in 1988.
Public health researchers believe the trend is being driven by education-- about risks like AIDS and pregnancy.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=The fact

((JAMES MCCARTHY/COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH: THE FACT THAT KIDS ARE MORE AWARE ABOUT WHAT THE CONSEQUENCES OF EARLY SEXUAL ACTIVITY ARE MAKES THEM, AT LEAST WITH THE ONES WE'VE WORKED WITH-- MAKES THEM MORE CAUTIOUS ABOUT THEIR BEHAVIOUR, AND MORE WILLING TO CHANGE THEIR BEHAVIOR.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=their behavior.

))
(----------------)
Connie VO-NAT


Among teens who are having sex, contraceptive use has also increased.
And even though statistics on sexual activity have gone down, the U-S still leads the world in the number of teens having sex.
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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


Our video of the day is the story of Sydney the wayward Chimpanzee-- who had been missing from the Charlotte Metro Zoo since last week.
He'd been wandering the forests and backyards of Rowan County, North Carolina.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Rockwell, NC; :


But this morning, Sydney himself decided it was time to go home.
He simply walked up to zookeepers and sat down.
But watch what happens, as he's being led to his cage-- when he spies a television cameraman.
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SOT 15:16:23
IN Q=NAT SOUND
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=NAT SOUND
(----------------)

****CONNIE AUDIO ON CART****
The 150-pound chimp was ready to duke it out.
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SOT 15:16:49
IN Q=I was photographing

((GEORGE WILLIAMS/WBTV PHOTOGRAPHER: I WAS PHOTOGRAPHING HIM, AND THE OWNER SAID DON'T MOVE, DON'T MOVE, AND THE CHIMP WAS COMING AFTER ME, SO I DIDN'T MOVE, AND HE CAME RIGHT UP AND GRABBED MY ARM. THAT'S WHEN I GOT OUT. BUT IT WAS TOO LATE THEN. I HAD TO RUN.))
SUPER=75-George Williams/WBTV Photographer; :
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=had to run!
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SUPER=x5043; Video of the Day Stop



SP-Score


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


Tonight on Primetime sports, the Magic again tries to keep from disappearing in the NBA playoffs.
Iverson gets his props, and the Express gets a new look.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Cincinnati/Braves vs. Reds - TBS; :00


But first, the Cincinnati Reds pitching staff continues to be one of the worst in the big leagues.
Today the not so Big Red machine hurlers gave up three homers, as Michael Tucker, Ryan Klesko and Jave Lopez cleared the fence.
The Braves are off to their best start ever at 20-and-6.
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Francisco/2/j/Pittsburgh/3///;
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Start/;
RUNS=:40

oc...LAST SCORE.
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SP-NBA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-6
GRAPHIC=NBA PLAYOFFS


The NBA playoffs are back in gear tonight with the Heat and Magic battling in game four of their series at the O-rena, in Orlando.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Orlando, FL/TNT; :00


After failing to get the sweep on Tuesday night, Heat head coach Pat Riley was incredibly intense for game four.
But again it was the Magic that came out hot. Danny Schayes, of all folks scores inside for a 15 point Orlando lead.
Miami would try to turn up the Heat with Tim Hardaway dishing to Dan Marjerle in transition for the layin.
But it was the other Hardaway doing most of the damage. In traffic, Penny scores over two players as he gets the friendly bounce on the iron.
Then watch him on the break, pull up and hit the three pointer. Penny scored
SUPER=32-Miami/75/Orlando/89/Game Four;

27 in the first half, and right now the Magic LEADS the Heat 89 to 75 in the 4th quarter.
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SP-Iverson


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

Off the court today, Allen Iverson was named this year's NBA rookie of the year.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Philadelphia; :00


The Hampton native edged Stephon Marbury and Shareef Abdur-Rahim for the honor.
He averaged nearly 24 points a game this year.
And among rookies he was first in scoring, steals, and minutes played.
He also was the most criticized played in the league.
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SP-North


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-28
GRAPHIC=HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL


In high school baseball action this afternoon it was a battle of the crosses at Penn Forest Park as North Cross took on fellow private school Holy Cross from Lynchburg.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00


The Raiders came out playing some tough defense in the early innings as shortstop David Foster and first baseman Ben Allen team up for the 6-3 double play.
But Holy Cross did get on the board in the top of the third.
Christian Antonelli hits a single to right field plating John Bumgardner fro second base to make it one to nothing.
But the Raiders mounted a serious comeback in the bottom of the inning as Allen hit s a two run homer over the left center field fence scoring Greg Lang. It's 2-to-1 Raiders.
But Holy Cross pitcher Abe Hughes
SUPER=34-Holy Cross/6/North Cross/3;

settled down and struck out 13 North Cross batters as Holy Cross wins it 6-to-3.
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SP-Jason


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-7
GRAPHIC=METS


I have an update tonight on the condition of Mets' pitcher Jason Isringhausen.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-MLB; :00


On Tuesday we told you that team officials feared the 24 year old pitcher had a form of cancer.
But it now looks like he may have a treatable form of tuberculosis.
A team physician says tests show inflamed lymph nodes clustered in the center of Isringhausen's chest. He must undergo some more tests,but if this diagnosis holds true,Isringhausen can expect a full recovery in six to eight weeks.
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SP-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ST5-27
GRAPHIC=Express


The Express unveiled its new logo and color scheme earlier today.
Steve Mason has more the new design plus, the latest on the chances of the team getting a practice facility and Frank Anzalone receiving a contract extension.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=first audio
SUPER=03-Roanoke/This Morning; :00
SUPER=01-Tommy Benizio/Express Marketing Director; :15
SUPER=@Steve2; :35
SUPER=01-Joe Steffen/Express Owner; :44
SUPER=01-Pierre Paiement/Express General Manager; 1:02
RUNS=1:17
OUT Q=.....news 7sports"
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P-Chess


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# Net D
GRAPHIC=NONE


This next sport pits man against machine.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York; :


In one corner--
The world's greatest chess player, Russian Master Garry Kasparov.
In the other-- the world's greatest chess playing computer-- a machine called "Deep Blue"-- thought to be the smartest computer in the world.
The two faced off last year in Philadelphia-- Kasparov ultimately won, after quite a run for his money.
But then, the Deep Blue team went underground-- working overtime for the past 15 months to create a smarter, faster machine they say is now unbeatable.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 18:10:47
IN Q=A perect model

((DR. CJ TAN/DEEP BLUE TEAM: A PERFECT MODEL FOR THE FUTURE. IT WILL BE RUNNING AT TWICE THE SPEED: PROCESSING 100-200 MILLION CHESS POSTITIONS PER SECOND. GARRY KASPAROV, WORLD CHAMPION: I'M FACING A BETTER MACHINE NOW.I FEEL THAT IN 1989 IT WAS ABOUT FUN. IN 1996 IT WAS ABOUT SCIENCE. THIS TIME IT'S NOT FUN. IT'S NOT SCIENCE. THIS TIME I WANT TO WIN!" ))
SUPER=01-Dr. CJ Tan/Deep Blue Team; :05
SUPER=01-Garry Kasparov/World Champion; :11
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=I want to win.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


This re-match gets underway Saturday-- with a 700-thousand dollar prize for the winner.
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preview-boards


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


That's all for us-- but for more news in 30- minutes ...check out what's
happening (----------------)

dissolve to boards
SUPER=x5024; Coming up at 11 Load

on NEWS-7 at 11 over on WDBJ-7.
SUPER=76-"Bosnia Peacekeepers"


Teresa Hamilton continues her series "Bosnia Peacekeepers"--
SUPER=77-The Healing Process;


She met up in Bosnia with the 46- Danville National Guardsmen--their mission: to help the country heal after years of fighting.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Tonight we go to Tuzla where a grenade exploded killing 71- young people who were celebrating a national holiday-- known as the "Day of Youth" .
Now a monument is a reminder of those lives.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=You can't

((CLINTON MOYER/DANVILLE NATIONAL GUARD MEMBER:YOU CAN'T BELIEVE IT, YOU SIT AT HOME AND WATCH IT ON TV, YOU HEAR WHAT'S GOING ON, BUT TO ACTUALLY BE HERE AND SEE IT IS AMAZING. ))
SUPER=01-Clinton Moyer/Danville National Guard Member; :00
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=is amazing.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


We'll see some of the sites that are a constant reminder of war.
SUPER=x5025; Coming up at 11 Stop
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE

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