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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#
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Fire is burning
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tonight at the old landfill in Danville.
The man killed at a rest stop is identified as a search for the killer continues.
A runwaway chimp runs over a TV photographer.
Plus they are puckering up under the cherry tree- find out why.
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ANCHOR=Jean


News 7 is next.

Newsbreak


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#newsbreak
GRAPHIC=NONE


Good Evening.
Police are searching for the killer in the rest stop murder on I-81.
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Today police identified the shooting victim- 57 year old (ESS-tel) Estel Singleton of Roanoke.
He lived in Garden City.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


A farewell concert tonight for the man behind the music for many Roanoke students.
This band director made beautiful music at Woodrow Wilson Middle School.
SUPER=03-Princeton, NC;


Plus the chimp that's been on the loose for days in North Carolina is back home- but not before attacking a News photographer.
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ANCHOR=Jean


Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

D'ville-Fire


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-31
GRAPHIC=Fire


In the words of one Danville Fire fighter-- "we have a big mess on our hands".
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Around six- o'clock someone called to report smoke at the Danville Landfill-- located behind the airport.
Right now, fire fighters are working to bring the blaze under control but high wind is making it difficult.
Fire fighters from Danville as well as volunteers from Pittsylvania County are battling the flames.
The fire does NOT involve trash.
Tree limbs and leaves, as well as debris from Hurricane Fran are fueling the fire.
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((DOUG YOUNG/DANVILLE DEPT. OF EMERGENCY SERVICES:IT'S DRY, IT'S OLD, IT'S ROTTED, AND IT'S GOING TO BURN FOR A LITTLE WHILE. ))
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Right now, a couple of the airport's runways are closed because of smoke.
Fire fighters expect to work throughout the night.
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Ramsey


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net A
GRAPHIC=NONE


The parents of JonBenet Ramsey say they're innocent.
As Dave Fehling reports, the Ramseys spoke to the media today in Boulder Colorado.
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((JOHN RAMSEY: FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO WANT TO ASK, LET ME ADDRESS VERY DIRECTLY. I DID NOT KILL MY DAUGHTER JONBONET. For the first time since their daughter was found strangled in the basement of their home, the parents of JonBenet Ramsey agreed to be interviewed by the local boulder-area media. Their message: they didn't do it. PATSY RAMSEY/MOTHER: I DID NOT KILL JONBONET. I DID NOT HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH IT. I LOVED THAT CHILD WITH THE WHOLE OF MY HEART AND SOUL. JOHN RAMSEY: THOSE REPORTS HURT US THE MOST AS A FAMILY. THEY ARE TOTALLY FALSE. DAVE FEHLING: WHILE THE POLICE HAVE SAID THE RAMSEYS ARE SUSPECTS, THEY HAVE ALSO SAID THEY ARE NOT FOCUSING THE INVESTIGATION ON THEM SOLELY. DAVE FEHLING CBS NEWS, DENVER.))

Ironto-Murder


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-17
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


The search for a killer continues tonight- So far no arrest in yesterday's shooting on Interstate 81.
Joe Dashiell reports on the life of 57-year old (Es-tull) Estel Singleton, a man remembered today as a good friend and devoted husband.
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((Estel Singleton lived in Bluefield most of his adult life, but moved to Roanoke six years ago when his wife became ill.
They rented a small home in Garden City... on a quiet street where neighbors considered them good friends.
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((JUST WONDERFUL PEOPLE. JUST AS SWEET AS THEY COULD BE.))
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Reba Scott has a wreath on her front door that Francis Singleton gave her... and she carries fond memories of Estel, who she says was a devoted husband during his wife's battle with terminal cancer.
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IN Q=He was a friendly person

((REBA SCOTT: HE WAS A FRIENDLY PERSON. HE WAS A CARING PERSON, VERY OUTGOING, VERY NEIGHBORLY. HE WAS JUST A FINE FELLOW AS FAR AS I KNEW.))
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Family members don't know why Singleton stopped at the Rest Area early Wednesday, and so far the investigation has not yielded any major developments.
Estel Singleton was planning a trip to Bluefield on Saturday to place flowers on his wife's grave.
Now family memeber say it will probably be the day that Estel Singleton is buried.
Joe Dashiell News 7))

Heavener


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=None


A Roanoke man is suspected of attacking a woman at San Souci Apartments in Roanoke County.
Police have charged Ronald Eugene Heavener with aggravated sexual battery and forcible sodomy.
Last week a resident at the complex said a man posing as a maintenance worker knocked on her door, saying he was there to check a gas leak.
But once the woman let him in, he attacked her.
This is the second incident at an apartment complex recently--the first occurred at The Mews Apartments.
Police are not sure the two are related.

Texas-Standoff


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Republic of Texas leaders are once again talking to police-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fort Davis, TX;


Their spokesman says talking is the only way they want to resolve the standoff.
But Ron Beams says the group fears the government will use force.
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((RON BEAMS/REPUBLIC OF TEXAS SPOKESMAN: CONCERNS ARE MOUNTING THAT LAW ENFORCEMENT MAY BE STAGING A MASSIVE ARMED CONFRONTATION.))
SUPER=01-Ron Beams/Republic of Texas Spokesman; quick!
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VO-NAT


Meanwhile neighbors they're fed up with Rick McClaren and his Repubic of Texas group.
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((DAVID TRUSSELL/LOCAL RESIDENT: WHETHER MCCLAREN BELIEVES IT OR NOT HE DOESN'T HAVE AS MANY FOLLOWERS AS HE THINKS HE HAS.)) ((MR. MCLAREN IS WITHIN HIS RIGHT TO CLAIM WHATEVER HE WANTS TO CLAIM BUT HE'S GOING ABOUT THE VERY WRONG WAY.))
SUPER=01-David Trussell/Local Resident; (QUICK!)
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OUT Q=THE VERY WRONG WAY."
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VO-NAT


The standoff has been going on since Sunday.
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Ok-Trial


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Mcveigh


Prosecutors in the Oklahoma City bombing trial say
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VO-NAT

Tim McVeigh used a disguise while shopping for bomb ingredients.
In court, Glynn Tipton testified a man came to his race track to buy explosive fuels used in dragsters and rockets. He says he's 90 percent sure the man was McVeigh.
Prosecutors also showed that McVeigh used a catalogue to buy the book Homemade C-4, a step-by-step recipe for making a powerful bomb.
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London-Election


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


The British have elected a new prime minister.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-London;


It is a landslide victory tonight for the opposition Labor Party- and its leader Tony Blair.
The 43 year old will become the youngest British Prime Minister in 185 years.
He would take the spot held by Conservative John Major.
Conservatives have held power since 1979.
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Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at Eleven--higher property assesments could cost residents in Botetourt County more money,
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and we'll see how local members of the National Guard are dealing with the devastation of war torn Bosnia.
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Mini-Open


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=sta
TAPE#Mini Open
GRAPHIC=None

(("THIS IS THE REGION'S NUMBER ONE NEWSCAST NEWS 7 AT ELEVEN, WITH JEAN JADHON, METEOROLOGIST ROBIN REED AND MIKE STEVENS WITH SPORTS."))

Eight-Bosnia


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=THA
TAPE#97-20
GRAPHIC=Bosnia Peacekeeper


After years of ethnic fighting the damage in Bosnia is overwhelming-- especially for members of a Danville National Guard unit who've never served in a war ravaged country.
Teresa Hamilton and photographer Andrea DiRocco recently returned from visiting the soldiers.
Tonight they show us how the Danville unit, as well as other American soldiers, are helping the country heal.
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SUPER=01-Jon Thackston/Danville National Guard Member; :37
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(( The bombed out houses scattered throughout Bosnia are a constant reminder of war.
But even if the damage were concealed-- the memories are beyond repair.
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((THERE WAS SHELLING ALL DAY LONG, LOTS OF GRENADES, FIRST GRENADE LANDED ACTUALLY IN THIS HOUSE, WHICH IS MY HOUSE, ALL THE GLASS FELL DOWN. ))
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Understanding the conflict hasn't been easy for the Danville soldiers.
At one time, Bosnia was a nightly news event-- but now that a level of peace has been established-- there are fewer stories.
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((JON THACKSTON/DANVILLE NATIONAL GUARD:I TRIED TO FIND AN ENCYCLOPEDIA TO FIND OUT ABOUT THE WEATHER, TO FIND OUT ABOUT THE PEOPLE AND ALL, I WAS DOING A LOT OF READING ON WHAT TO EXPECT. ))
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The soldiers did NOT expect this level of devastation.
Entire villages were wiped out, and now the people are left to rebuild.
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((WAYNE BOSMAN/DANVILLE NATIONAL GUARD MEMBER:YOU SEE A LOT OF THE RESIDENTS CONSTANTLY WORKING IN THEIR FIELDS AND USING THE BRICKS AND THE MORTARS TO REBUILD THEIR HOUSES. ))
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TAKE SU
Mameechi is one village trying to get back on its feet.
During the war, Muslims living here were forced to flee their homes, with little hope of returning. END SU
At one time-- the area resembled a ghost town-- but today there are signs of life.
This woman lived as a refugee for five years before the Americans intervened.
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((THE VILLAGE WAS FULL OF SERBS ARMY AND THEY EVEN BEAT ME TO TELL THEM IF I'M HIDING SOMEONE, SOMEBODY, IN MY SHELTER IN MY HOUSE. ))
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With the peacekeepers maintaining order-- perhaps such vivid stories-- will not be a part of the future.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Bosnia Herzegovina.))
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**TAKE HOME PAGE FULLSCREEN LIVE**
And if you would like to know more about the Danville unit's mission in Bosnia, including how to get in touch with the soldiers, visit the W-D-B-J home page--the address is w-d-b-j 7 dot com.


Boty-Assessments


ANCHOR=jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=spr
TAPE#97-26
GRAPHIC=NONE


For the past five years, Botetourt County residents have had the best of both worlds.
The tax rate's stayed the same... and their property has not been re-assessed.
But at least half of that equation is changing.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


Property appraisals are now underway in Botetourt County for the first time since 1992.
For many residents, that means a sharp increase when it comes to their property value.
The impact of that will be determined by the tax rate.
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((JERRY BURGESS/BOTETOURT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR: AS THE PRESSURES OF GROWTH OCCUR IN BOTETOURT COUNTY AND THE DEMAND FOR SCHOOLS AND SPENDING OCCURS, THE QUESTION WILL BE WHETHER WE CAN MAINTAIN OR EVEN REDUCE THAT RATE TO OFFSET SOME OF THE INCREASES CAUSED BY THE POPULARITY OF THIS COUNTY. ))
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VO-NAT


Botetourt County property assessments are expected to take 11 more months.
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NS-Workers


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-19
GRAPHIC=Morfolk Southern


Rail workers took to the streets to air their complaints about possible changes in their disability benefits.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Railroad employees across the country took part in what they call "Solidarity Day".
They say the Railroad Retirement Board wants to make it harder to qualify for occupational disability pensions.
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((DOUG HONAKER/IAM LOCAL 165 CHAIRMAN: THERE'S LESS THAN A THREE PERCENT DENIAL RATE. SOME STUDIES HAVE BEEN MADE THAT THAT IF THESE CHANGE IN STANDARDS GO THROUGH, THAT THAT DENIAL RATE COULD JUMP UP AS MUCH TO 40 PERCENT.))
SUPER=01-Doug Honaker/IAM Local 165 Chairman;
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OUT Q=40 percent.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The Association of American Railroads was suprised at today's demonstrations.
It believes the two sides have come close to agreeing on how to update the disability standards.
The A-A-R says those standards are a half-century old.
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Tease#2

SOFT MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at 11,
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VO-NAT

we'll meet Bill Carr, a local middle school band director who's calling it quits after 37 years.
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Band-Teacher


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-
GRAPHIC=NONE


He's been the man behind the music for many youngsters in Roanoke. And, tonight he led his last tune.
News 7's Stacey Martin explains.
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IN Q=Bill Carr gave
SUPER=01-Bryan Moore/7th Grader; :15
SUPER=01-Bill Carr/Woodrow Wilson Band Director; :32
SUPER=01-Stacey Martin/News 7; 1:11
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OUT Q=Stacey Martin, News 7 Roanoke


((Bill Carr gave students a last minute pep-talk and helped tune their instruments as they got ready to take the stage.
But, this concert was different.
They knew and HE knew it would be for the last time.
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((BRYAN MOORE/7TH GRADER WOODROW WILSON MIDDLE SCHOOL: I'M GOING TO REMEMBER HOW HE ALWAYS TRIED TO MAKE EVERYTHING PERFECT AND ALWAYS TRIED TO HELP US OUT AND JUST MADE US A GREAT BAND.))
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Carr--a band director at Woodrow Wilson Middle School--is retiring after directing school bands in the area for 37 years.
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((BILL CARR/BAND DIR. WOODROW WILSON MIDDLE SCHOOL: IT'S GETTING HARDER TO DO PHYSICALLY BECAUSE I'M STILL WANTING TO DO THE SAME PACE I DID WHEN I WAS YOUNGER AND I GET TIRED NOW.))
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OUT Q=get tired now


He took to teaching after playing with the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, directing bands at Alleghany District High School, Patrick Henry and here at Woodrow.
Many of his students were beginners--picking up instruments and making music for the first time.
But, this night their musical mastery was loud and clear.
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As a retiree--Carr says he plans to finish-up on his Spring cleaning and do some yardwork.
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IN Q=While Bill Carr

((STACEY MARTIN/REPORTING: WHILE BILL CARR IS LEAVING THE CARR TRADITION MAY CONTINUE. HIS ELDEST SON SHANNON, A MUSIC TEACHER IN FLORIDA HAS ALREADY APPLIED FOR HIS DAD'S JOB. BUT, A FINAL DECISION FROM THE SCHOOL BOARD HAS YET TO BE MADE. STACEY MARTIN, NEWS 7 ROANOKE.))
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Almanac


ANCHOR=Robin
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=pev
TAPE#Wx Edit
GRAPHIC=None


May begins with a warm and blustery day and this month is often full of weather surprises. Let's check out the May numbers with Patrick Evans.
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-7
GRAPHIC=none
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-MLB; :00


an update on the condition of Mets' pitcher Jason Isringhausen, who originally was feared to have a form of cancer.
Doctors say preliminary tests indicate the 24 year old may have a treatable form of tuberculosis.
If this diagnosis holds true,Isringhausen can expect a full recovery in six to eight weeks.
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S-NBA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-6
GRAPHIC=NBA PLAYOFFS


The seventh seeded Orlando Magic, who were on the verge of being swept from the playoffs are back in business.
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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/91/Orlando/99/Series Tied at 2-all;

27 in the first half, he finished with 41, and has 83 in the last two games.
The Magic wins it to force game seven.
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S-Iverson


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

Despite a lot of criticism about his selfish play, Allen Iverson is this year's NBA rookie of the year.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA; :00


Yesterday the Hampton native edged Stephon Marbury and Shareef Abdur-Rahim for the honor.
He averaged nearly 24 points a game this year.
And among rookie he was first in scoring, steals, and minutes played.
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S-Braves


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-28
GRAPHIC=BRAVES


The Atlanta Braves are off to the best start in team history, as they pick up their 20th win of the year yesterday.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Cincinnati/Braves vs. Reds - TBS; :00


Cincinnati Reds manager Ray Knight wiped off the plate so the Braves could monitor the strike zone.
Not that they needed any help.
After winning a record 19 games in April, the Braves begin the month of May by hitting three homeruns and beating the Reds 4-to-2.
John Smoltz got the win to improve to 3-and-3.
SUPER=03-Denver/Cubs vs. Rockies;


The Rockies hosting the Cubs yesterday and again they took advantage of Chicago's propensity to make those errors.
Larry Walker's routine double play ball, sails into the outfield.
Eric Young and Quinton Mccracken score and the Rockies win it 5-to-4.
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S-North


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-28
GRAPHIC=HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL


On the high school diamond yesterday at Penn Forest Park North Cross took on Lynchburg's Holy Cross.
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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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S-Express


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


The Roanoke Express' initial team logo was thought to be one of the best in the ECHL.
SS=EXPRESS - NEW


But today Steve Mason says the team unveiled a brand new logo, and some new colors for next season.
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SUPER=@Steve1; :00
SUPER=01-Tommy Benizio/Express Marketing Director; :21
SUPER=01-Pierre Paiement/Express General Manager; 1:18
RUNS=2:03
OUT Q=....In the studio
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S-Soccer


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-1
GRAPHIC=Riverdawgs


The Roanoke Riverdawgs will be back this year but with some changes of their own.
The team has a new name, "The Wrath", new owners, and possibly a new home field.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke/1996 Season; :00


Sources say many of last year's players will be back, including goalie Aaron Ewert and Dustin Fonder, former Radford star Ian Spooner, and Grayson Prilliman.
The Wrath is trying to work out a deal to play this season at Victory Stadium; last year's Riverdawg playoff site.
The team's home field last season was Cave Spring Junior High.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Still to come, some of the top up and coming women's pros from the "Futures" tour are coming to Forest.
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VO-NAT eng#


And I'll tell you how Chip Sullivan did today during the first round of the Shell Open in Houston.
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S-Chip


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=CHIP SULLIVAN


Roanoke's Chip Sullivan shot a three over round of 75 yesterday in the first round of the Shell Open at the Woodlands just outside of Houston, Texas.
Chip had a 37 on the front side and a 38 on the back.
He trails leader David Duval by 10 shots.

S-Golf


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-3
GRAPHIC=Futures Golf Logo


Women's professional golf from the Future's Tour is coming back to Central Virginia later this month at the London Downs Golf Club.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Forest; :


The three day tournament showcases talented women's golfers from all over the country.
And the money raised through admission and sponsors goes to Central Virginia's Habitat for Humanity.
The tournament raised over 10-thousand dollars last year.
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((MIKE FORREN/CENTRAL FIDELITY BANK: ))
SUPER=01-Mike Forren/Central Fidelity Bank; :
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VO-NAT (CONT.)


115 golfers from 27 countries will tee it up. A pro am tournament is scheduled for May 15-th and this years activities will include a junior clinic on May 14-th.
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Chimp


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


A chimpanzee on the loose- is now back home.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rockwell, NC;


Sydney's eluded zoo keepers for a week.
He did not give in for M-and-M's or tranqualizer laced pepsi.
Even the lure of his mate would not break Sydney.
Today Sydney decided it was time to go home. He walked up to zoo keepers and sat down.
But before Sydney was put in a cage- he ran toward a T-V photographer.
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((NAT SOUND ))
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VO-NAT


The 150 pound chimp charged toward the camera- knocking him over and biting him on the arm.
The photographer needed a couple of stitches.
Sydney is back home.
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Spring-Kisses


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


A couple hundred Czechoslovakian couples are trying to kiss off a world record.
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According to Czech legend on May first, every girl or woman must be kissed under a cherry tree if she wants to have children.
So this year, the owners of Prague's shopping mall installed a tree and invited couples to kiss under it. They are hoping to get enough pucker-ers to get into the Guiness Book of World Records.
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