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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...
A FORMER HEAVEN'S GATE MEMBER IS DEAD AND ANOTHER FOUND UNCONSCIOUS TODAY IN WHAT APPEARS TO BE AN ATTEMPT TO IMITATE THE CULT'S MASS SUICIDE.
A MAN'S BODY IS DISCOVERED ON A CONSTRUCTION SITE IN ROANOKE THIS AFTERNOON.))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=this afternoon.


top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's TUESDAY, May SIXTH, our Top Story
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VO-NAT


A judge rules capital murder suspect Earl Bramblett IS mentally able to stand trial.
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P-Bramblett


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-29
GRAPHIC=NEWS-7 PT


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


Earl Bramblett will stand trial for murder in five weeks as scheduled.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Vinton/August 1994;


Bramblett is charged with killing Blain and Theresa Hodges and two of their children in Vinton in 1994.
Today his defense attorneys argued that he was not competent to stand trial.
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SOT
IN Q=there are two prongs

(( TERRY GRIMES/DEFENSE ATTORNEY; THERE ARE TWO PRONGS TO COMPETENCY, ONE IS THAT THE ACCUSED UNDERSTAND THE NATURE AND THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE CHARGES AGAINST HIM, SECONDLY THAT THE ACCUSED BE ABLE TO ASSIST HIS COUNSEL IN PREPARATION OF THE TRIAL OF THIS MATTER.WE HAD SOME CONCERNS ABOUT COMPETENCY ELSE WE WOULDN'T HAVE FILED THE MOTION.))
SUPER=01-Terry Grimes/Defense Attorney; :00
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=filed the motion
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


After three hours of testimony from three psychologists, Judge Roy Willet ruled Bramblett IS competent to stand trial.
No one will say what the psychologists talked about, but afterwards, the judge said it was proper and necessary to close the hearing to protect Bramblett's right to a fair trial.

P-Body-Found


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#97-35
GRAPHIC=None


A Roanoke man was found dead in the northwest section of the city this afternoon.
Police say it appears he died of a drug overdose.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


37-year-old Alan Lynn Tarter's body was found at the construction site of the Peter's Creek Road extension.
Police say a witness found the body after noticing someone driving a jeep and acting suspiciously.
They later found the driver. He told police that he and Tarter bought some drugs.
Tarter reportedly went into a coma and died.
The driver dumped the body at the construction site.
So far, no charges have been filed.
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P-Missing-Girls


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=spr
TAPE#597-18
GRAPHIC=none


The bodies of two young girls, were found tonight in Hanover County, north of Richmond.
At this point authorities believe they are the missing Spotsylvania County sisters Kristin and Kati Lisk.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Spotsylvania;


The 15 year-old and her 12- year-old sister haven't been seen since Thursday afternoon.
The F-B-I is now looking for information about a white Ford pick-up truck seen near their home soon after school let out that day.
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SOT 12:51:
IN Q=It has

((MARY JOHLIE/FBI SPOKESWOMAN: IT HAS A BLUE ACCENT REFLECTOR ON THE TAILGATE. IT'S DESCRIBED AS HAVING A WHITE CAMPER SHELL WITH 2 SMALL OVAL WINDOWS ON EITHER SIDE WITH A LARGER SLIDING WINDOW ON EITHER SIDE. ))
SUPER=01-Mary Johlie/FBI Spokeswoman;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=either side
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VO-NAT


One of the girl's backpacks was found outside of the house.
Earlier, authorities ruled out the possibility that the sisters ran away.
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P-Mass-Suicide


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-e
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Encinatas, CA; :


It's being called an imitation of the Heaven's Gate mass suicide.
Two more cultists attempted suicide today-- one survived, the other succeeded.
They were found, draped in purple shrouds,
SUPER=04-File Tape;

at a hotel just four miles from the mansion where 39 people killed themselves March 26th.
This morning, the daughter of one of the men found received this videotape from her father.
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SOT 20:24:24
IN Q=I'm sane

((I'M SANE AND I'M HAPPY AND I WANT VERY MUCH TO FOLLOW MY CLASSMATES AND MY TEACHERS-- TI AND DOE. ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=Ti and Doe.
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VO-NAT


Authorities still haven't said which man lived, and which died.
Heaven's Gate cult members believed they would board a spaceship trailing the Hale-Bopp comet.
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P-DWI


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-j
GRAPHIC=drunk driving


It took 70 minutes today for a North Carolina jury to decide that drunk driving doesn't warrant the death penalty.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Winston-Salem, NC; :


It was the first time a state had sought death in a driving-while-impaired case.
The jury instead sentenced Thomas Richard Jones to life in prison without parole.
He killed two college students with his car.
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music under
ANCHOR=Connie
SUPER=x5040; Primetime Tease Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
SUPER=x5041; Primetime Tease Stop


Tonight on Primetime Sports-- from a Wildcat to a Celtic-- Kentucky's head basketball coach is headed to the big leagues....
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VO-NAT


But first the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra announces it will be making music with recording artist and Virginia native Bruce Hornsby...stay tuned..
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WEFC!!! go to break

P-Simpson


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-d

wipe wipe wipe
The punishment was issued in the case that led to a sex investigation of U-S military bases worldwide.
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VO-NAT


Army drill sergeant Delmar Simpson has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for raping six trainees.
Calling Simpson a sexual predator, the prosecution HAD asked for life.
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SOT
IN Q=I think the

((FRANK SPINNER/SIMPSON'S ATTORNEY: I THINK THE MESSAGE THIS SENDS TO DRILL SERGEANTS IS THIS: IF YOU ARE BLACK, YOU'RE AN AFRICAN AMERICAN DRILL SERGEANT IN THE ARMY, YOU ARE AN ENDANGERED SPECIES. ))
SUPER=01-Frank Spinner/Simpson's Attorney; :
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=endangered species.
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**Connie on cart**
Simpson's military lawyer doesn't blame racism-- but rather, co-ed basic training.
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SOT
IN Q=Let's just be

((CAPTAIN EDWARD BRADY/SIMPSON'S ATTORNEY: LET'S JUST BE AS HONEST AS WE CAN ABOUT THIS THE ARMY HAS A PROBLEM AND NO ONE WANTS TO ADMIT IT. THEY'VE GOT A GENDER INTEGRATED ENVIRONMENT IN THEIR BASIC TRAINING AND IN THEIR ADVANCED INDIVIDUAL TRAINING AND IT'S NOT WORKING, IT'S A CATASTROPHE. ))
SUPER=01-Capt. Edward Brady/Simpson's Attorney; :
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=a catastrophe.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=lEGAL SCALES


The Army though believes the root of this case is abuse of power.
A spokesman today said it does send a message to sergeants and instructors-- out trolling instead of training.
(toss to robin)


P-Train-Ax


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=eea
TAPE#597-13
GRAPHIC=train ax


A Troutville man is in stable condition after a train hit his truck this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


It happened in Blue Ridge, as 68 year old James Craig was crossing the tracks on a private drive.
The impact knocked him through the back window and into the bed of the pickup truck.
He was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
SOT 9:39:17
IN Q=I could see

((LISA DOOLEY/NEIGHBOR; I COULD SEE THAT SOMETHING HAD BEEN HIT, I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT IT WAS AT THE TIME BUT THEN I SEEN, AND I KNEW THAT THERE WAS SOME BUILDING GOING ON UP THERE AND I SAW THE TWO GENTLEMEN AND TOLD THEM A TRUCK HAD BEEN HIT AND THEY CAME DOWN AND IT WAS HIS FATHER.))
SUPER=01-Lisa Dooley/Neighbor
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=was his father
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VO-NAT


Craig and his son had been doing some construction work in the area.
Craig reportedly told his son he did not see the train coming.
The engineer told police he was traveling about 22 miles an hour, well under the 40 mile an hour limit for that stretch of track.
Trains are NOT required to sound a warning at private crossings.
The accident is still under investigation.
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P-Franklin-Fire


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#597-14
GRAPHIC=FIRE


The investigation continues into a fire in Franklin County this morning that left nine people homeless.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;


Two adults and their SEVEN children lived in this two story house.
Only three people were home when the fire started...they escaped unharmed.
But nothing inside the house was saved.
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SOT 1:16:06
IN Q=Based on

((BENNIE RUSSELL/FRANKLIN COUNTY FIRE MARSHAL: BASED ON THE STATEMENT FROM THE FAMILY. MOST OF THE FAMILY WAS GONE AT THE TIME. THE KIDS WERE IN SCHOOL. WE HAVEN'T HAD TIME TO DETERMINE THE ORIGIN OR THE CAUSE. I DO KNOW THAT THE STRUCTURE IS ABOUT 75 YEARS OLD. ))
SUPER=01-Bennie Russell/Franklin Co. Fire Marshal;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=75 years old
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VO-NAT


Family members will be staying with friends and co- workers until they can find a permanent home.
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P-Roanoke-Council


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#597-16
GRAPHIC=roanoke city seal


Members of Roanoke City Council have voted to reduce one tax, impose another, and raise their own salaries.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Council won't take a final vote on the budget until next monday.
But during budget study today, members approved a one- cent reduction in the real estate tax rate.
They voted to impose a tax on cellular phone service, that would collect up to three dollars per line per month.
They also approved a five thousand dollar salary increase for the mayor, and two thousand dollar increases for each of the council members.
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P-C'burg-Rescue


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=tal
TAPE#597-24
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Christiansburg Rescue Squad hopes its new building will help attract new members.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


The crew ran calls out of its new squad building on Depot Street for the first time today.
It's upgraded from five vehicle bays to 12, and includes expanded meeting and classroom space and a newly- furnished day room among other extras.
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SOT 10:07:23
IN Q=

((BRIAN HORNE/CHRISTIANSBURG RESCUE SQUAD: THE LADIES AUXILIARY HAVE THEIR OWN FACILITIES NOW UPSTAIRS, AS WELL AS THE CREW'S. THE KITCHEN FACILITIES ARE A LOT LARGER. IN THE FUTURE THERE'S SPACE UPSTAIRS FOR BUNK ROOMS, LOCKER ROOMS.))
SUPER=01-Brian Horne/Christiansburg Rescue Squad;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=locker rooms.
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VO-NAT


The crew currently has about 40 active members to handle more than 200 rescue calls a month.
It's hosting an open house to dedicate the new facility and celebrate the squad's 50th anniversary June first.
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P-Robertson


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-17
GRAPHIC=robertson


Jim Gilmore's campaign for governor is 50-thousand dollars richer thanks to religious broadcaster Pat Robertson.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


But now Gilmore's being asked to issue a legal opinion on a recent Robertson fumble.
Reston Democratic Senator Janet Howell has requested an official Attorney General's opinion.
That's after Robertson used his "Operation Blessing" medical ministry planes to assist his diamond mining business.
A Robertson spokesman says the non-profit charity was reimbursed by the diamond- mining company.
So Howell's asking Gilmore to determine if any laws governing charitable contributions were broken...and if contributors were defrauded.
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TALENT=Connie
SS=gilmore


A spokesman for Gilmore says the opinion request will be considered fully.

P-Symphony


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=abo
TAPE#97-22
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Symphony


The Roanoke Symphony is welcoming a special guest to help kick off its fall season.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Conductor David Wiley offered reporters a sneak preview.
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SOT 12:31:43

((NAT SOUND.. ))
RUNS=:07
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VO-NAT


Bruce Hornsby will perform with the Symphony on October ninth.
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SOT 12:53:39
IN Q=Bruce has been

((DAVID WILEY/CONDUCTOR: BRUCE HAS BEEN ONE OF MY FAVORITE ARTISTS, RECORDING ARTISTS, HE'S A VIRGINIA NATIVE AND TO HAVE BRUCE PERFORMING WITH THE ROANOKE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IS A VERY EXCITING EVENT FOR ALL OF US.))
SUPER=01-David Wiley/Conductor
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=all of us.
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VO-NAT


The concert will be part of what the Symphony is calling its "Solid Gold Season"- a combination of new artists and old favorites.
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Forecasts
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SUPER=330-Clear And/Cool/42-44/Sunny And/Pleasant/68-70;
SUPER=331-Clear And/Cool/38-40/Mostly Sunny/Wind NW-10/70-72;
SUPER=332-Clear And/Chilly/35-38/Mostly Sunny/Wind NW-10/64-66;
SUPER=333-Mostly Clear/Wind NW-10/34-38/Sunny And/Cool/62-64;
SUPER=334-Mostly Clear/Frost Possible/28-34/Mostly Sunny/Wind NW-10/60-65;
SUPER=X5001;


P-Patient-Care


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-23
GRAPHIC=hospital care


If it comes down to patient care or the bottom line-- some nurses say, the patient loses.
The American Nurses Association is speaking out about cost-cutting at the nation's hospitals.
Echoing the recent concerns of some Carilion nurses in our region--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


The A-N-A says the public needs to know the dangers of replacing registered nurses with people who have far less training.
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SOT 15:23:57
IN Q=THe American

((BEVERLY MALONE/AMERICAN NURSES ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT: THE AMERICAN NURSES ASSOCIATION IS VERY CONCERNED ABOUT TRENDS THAT ARE OCCURING WHERE PATIENT CARE-- THE QUALITY OF THE DELIVERY OF THAT CARE IS SECOND TO COST, THAT THE BOTTOM LINE BECOMES THE DOLLAR FIGURE INSTEAD OF BEING THE QUALITY OF CARE BEING DELIVERED TO PATIENTS. ))
SUPER=01-Beverly Malone/American Nurses Assoc. Pres.; :
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=delivered to patients
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File; :


Their comments came at a news conference to support the Patient Safety Act of 1997.
According to the A-N-A, the legislation would establish quality controls for hospital care-- with whistle blower protections for registered nurses who speak out about poor care.
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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


West Point Military Academy is about to receive a couple of cadets who are certain to turn heads-- they caught our attention for the Video of the Day.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Ellicott City, MD; :


These twins-- 17-year-old Kathy and Kristy Mitroka go to the same school, play the same band instrument, take the same courses-- they even have identical grade point averages.
But when they report for basic training at West Point in June-- for the first time, they'll be split up-- into different companies.
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SOT 15:29:10
IN Q=It will be

((KATHY MITROKA: IT WILL BE WEIRD, WE MIGHT FEEL LIKE WE'RE MISSING OUT ON STUFF CAUSE WE'VE ALWAYS HAD THE SAME THING, EVERYTHING SO. ))
SUPER=75-Kathy Mitroka; :
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=everything. so.
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VO-NAT


They will however, for the first time since they were babies, be dressing alike again.
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SUPER=x5043; Video of the Day Stop



SP-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-26
GRAPHIC=Tennis


Let's start Primetime sports on the courts where five time defending group A state champion Glenvar faces the possibility of elimination from Regional play today against Radford.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Bobcats vs. Highlanders; :00


Art lawrence's Highlanders had already lost to Larry Manon and his Bobcats once this season. Glenvar needed to win to keep it's postseason playoff hopes alive.
The Highlanders looked to their top gun; number one player Josh Williamson for a lift. Glenvar comes through with the ___-___ victory over Radford. Now your numbers.
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SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0091-/Texas/4/j/Cleveland/5///j/Kansas City/7//Boston/2///;
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SUPER=0091-/Detroit/1//Toronto/1//Bottom of 10th//Anaheim/4//Baltimore/8/9//;
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SUPER=0091-/Minnesota/2//New York/7/9///Chicago/5///Seattle/3/6//;
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Games/;
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Lakers///Utah///10:30pm Start/;
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SUPER=0103-/New Jersey/2//N.Y. Rangers/3/3/Game Three/;
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oc...LAST SCORE.
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go to break

SP-Hillcats


ANCHOR=mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=twe
TAPE#CL-97
GRAPHIC=Hillcats


Let's begin tonight on the minor league basepaths as the Lynchburg Hillcats looked to go above .500 tonight against the team just ahead of them in the Carolina League standings, the Wilmington Blue Rocks.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Blue Rocks vs. Hillcats;


It was a pleasant, but breezy night for baseball at historic City Stadium.
The homestanding 'Cats got on the board early. Mark Farris gets things started as he lines this double into left center.
The very next batter, Aramis Ramirez goes "big fly" off the top of the fence in right for a 2 run-homer, and a Hillcat lead after 2 innings.
SUPER=37-Wilmington/2/Lynchburg/6;


Top draft pick Kris Benson was on the money tossing a one hitter over 8 innings and striking out 9 in the 6-to-2 Lynchburg win.
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SP-Eagles


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-4
GRAPHIC=Baseball


Franklin County dominated Cave Spring 13 to 1 today in a Roanoke Valley District battle on the Knights home field.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Eagles vs. Knights; :00


We pick it up in the middle innings with Franklin County out in front 8-nothing.
Pinch hitter Brock Anderson steps up to the plate and sends this pitch out of the yard in line drive fashion for a solo homer that made the count 9-nothing Eagles in the top of the sixth.
Then, with the bases loaded, Jeremy Adkins connects on this pitch. The
shot to left center clears the base SUPER=34-Franklin Co./13/Cave Spring/1;

paths, scoring 3. The triple gave the eagles an 11-nothing cushion.
The Knights did get one run on a bases loads walk to avoid the shutout, but Franklin County wins 13 to 1.
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SP-Pitino


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-28
GRAPHIC=BOSTON CELTICS


Moving on to basketball.
After spending the last 8 years in the Bluegrass state, Rick Pitino announced today he is leaving the Wildcats to take over the Boston Celtics.
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SOT
IN Q="I think...

((RICK PITINO/NEW CELTICS HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Rick Pitino/New Celtics Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=...FRIENDS NEVER LEAVE."
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VO-NAT CON'T
SUPER=04-NCAA; :00


His rebuilding situation in Boston is similar to the one he faced in Kentucky 8 years ago when he took over a team on probation.
The Celtics won all of 15 games this season.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="I don't have...

((RICK PITINO:))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=...KEEP YOU YOUNG."
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VO-NAT CON'T


His contract is a 10 year deal valued at a reported $70 million dollars.
But who is counting?
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="If it snows....

((RICK PITINO:))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=...MY LIFESTYLE."
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=HOLD CELTICS


The Celtics are coming off their worst season ever so, in many ways he is in another perfect situation to work his rebuilding magic.

SP-Whalers


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


And finally, we end tonight with news concerning the arrival of the Hartford Whalers in North Carolina.
The much rumored move of the franchise became official this morning
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Raleigh, NC; :00


when team officials and city administrators met at the site of Raleigh's proposed $20 million dollar stadium for the team.
The facility should be ready by 1999. In the meantime the team will play in Greensboro.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="We have a ...

((PETER KARMANOS/WHALERS OWNER:))
SUPER=01-Peter Karmanos/Whalers Owner; :00
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=...for them."
ANCHOR=Mike
SS=hold hartford


The Greensboro Monarchs would likely move to Raleigh for a year, and the Icecaps would simply melt away.
By the way, the team's new name is the Carolina Hurricanes.

preview-boards


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#bds
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 at 11 over on WDBJ-7.
SUPER=x5024; Coming up at 11 Load
SUPER=76-Homeless Profile?


A single, middle- aged man with alcohol problems is often the stereotype of a homeless person.
But local shelters are painting a different picture.
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VO-NAT


At Total Action Against Poverty's Transitional Living Center in Roanoke a two year program is designed to help homeless people start over.
The director says the profile of its typical resident is NOT what you might think.
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SOT
IN Q=The typical homeless

((RICK SHEETS/TRANSITIONAL LIVING CENTER: THE TYPICAL HOMELESS PERSON WHO LIVES AT THE T.L.C. IS NOT WHAT YOU SEE STANDING ON A CORNER-- WHAT MOST PEOPLE WOULD THINK OF A HOMELESS PERSON, OR THE OLD HOBO PERSONA THAT THEY USED TO HAVE. THAT IS NOT THE CASE AT ALL.))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=case at all
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VO-NAT


TAP says most of these residents have been successful at some point in their lives. back to board
SUPER=77-"On the Street..."


Kimberly McBroom continues her series, "On the Street, On the Edge".
SUPER=78-The Greenhouse Effect;


Plus-- what did a warm March and a cool April do for area greenhouses? You may be surprised.
SUPER=x5025; Coming up at 11 Stop
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE

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