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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: I'M PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT I'M A CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR IN 1997. JAMES STEWART GILMORE THE THIRD MAKES IT OFFICIAL -- AND HE'S GOT A BASKET OF GOODIES FOR VOTERS.
THE INVESTIGATION OF THE RAPE AND MURDER OF A TODDLER DATING BACK TO 1980 IN BEDFORD IS STARTING BACK UP AGAIN.))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=back up again




top-story


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


A camera at an Automatic Teller Machine helps authorities arrest a suspect in the murder of a Roanoke man at a rest stop along Interstate 81.
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p-ironto-murder


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-16
GRAPHIC=n7pt


Good Evening, you're watching NEWS-7 PRIMETIME on WEFC.
I'm Connie Stevens.
SS=MURDER INV


The victim, 57 year old (Es-tull) Singleton's bank card was used at an ATM inside a nearby food store within hours of the slaying.
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VO-NAT


This is the videotape authorities used to track down the suspect 33-year old Livingston "Bud" Pritchett of Roanoke.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 19:25:52 Marrs field tape
IN Q=from this tape
SUPER=01-Lt. Jim Ruhland/Virginia State Police;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=meeting the description.
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**CONNIE AUDIO ON CART**
Sources tell NEWS-7 Pritchett is unemployed and used to be a truck driver who is very familiar with the Ironto rest area.
SUPER=03-Ironto/April 30;


Singleton was found shot in a grassy area there, his wallet was lying next to him... his pockets were turned inside out.
During questioning today at the state police headquarters in Salem, authorities say Pritchett made self incriminating statements and was taken into custody.
The victim's daughter in-law, didn't want to appear on camera.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 17:48:39 stacey tape
IN Q=

((I THINK RIGHT NOW WE'RE FEELING PRETTY RELIEVED AT LEAST THAT THERE IS SOMEONE IN CUSTODY AND WE'RE ALL HOPING FOR SOME SENSE OF CLOSURE TO ALL OF THIS.))
SUPER=01-Susan Singleton/Victim's Daughter-in-Law
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=all of this.
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VO-NAT


Pritchett will remain behind bars in the Montgomery County Jail until his arraignment.
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P-Barlow


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#597-11
GRAPHIC=HOLD


A 16-year old murder case in Bedford is being reopened in hopes of tracking down a killer.
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VO-NAT


TWO-year old Brandy Barlow disappeared from her home on South Street in Bedford in October of 1980.
SUPER=04-February 1981;


Her body was discovered four months later by a group of men walking along State Route 6-77, about a mile outside the city limits.
She had been strangled and left in a drainage ditch.
No one was arrested- but a little over a month ago, Bedford authorities met and decided to review the case.
SUPER=03-Bedford/Today;


Chief Milton Graham hopes new forensic and investigative technology can give them some new leads.
Several local and state agencies have promised to lend manpower to the investigation, but that may not happen for several months.
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P-Chemical-Plant


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-b
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-West Helena, AR; :


In Arkansas, those nearby a chemical packaging plant in West Helena are getting shots to fight the effects of poison gas after a fiery explosion there.
Three firefighters were killed battling a pesticide-fueled blaze that followed the blast.
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SOT 20:09:37
IN Q=The main chemical

((TIM SNYDER/HELENA FIRE DEPARTMENT:THE MAIN CHEMICAL THAT WAS INVOLVED IN THE FIRE WAS AZINPHOSMETHYL. IT GIVES OFF A VAPOR CLOUD THAT IS HAZARDOUS.))
SUPER=01-Tim Snyder/Helena Fire Dept.; :
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=is hazardous.
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VO-NAT


Sixteen people were injured in that explosion.
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p-Oxygen-explosion


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=597-18
GRAPHIC=NONE


Closer to home...there was a smaller explosion in Salem...
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


An Oxygen tank apparently ignited then skyrocketed about 500 feet, landing on the roof of this nearby building.
No one was hurt, but witnesses were shaken up by the incident.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 18.19.40 - 18.19.52
IN Q=I was driving

((RHONDA SELLERS/WITNESS: I WAS DRIVING BY AND MY SON AND I WERE HERE AND HEARD THIS BIG " WOOSH" SOUND AND THEN ALL THESE SPARKS AND EVERYTHING FLEW THIS WAY. I HAD TO STOP AND BACK-UP BECAUSE I THOUGHT SOMETHING WAS GOING TO DROP ON MY CAR.))
SUPER=01-Rhonda Sellers/Witness; :02
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=on my car
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VO-NAT


The explosion happened at the Highway Machinery and Supply Company in Salem.
The tanker contained 600 pounds of liquid oxygen-- a highly flammable substance.
It is unknown what triggered the accident.
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P-Gilmore


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


Jim Gilmore's been the official Republican candidate for governor for weeks.
Today, he made a four city campaign kick-off tour, beginning in Roanoke and ending in Richmond..
Ellen Qualls reports.
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SOT
IN Q=He officially
SUPER=03-Richmond; :00
SUPER=@Gilmore1; :13
SUPER=@Ellen1; :56
RUNS=1:12
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.


((05:26:51
He's officially put the more in Jim Gilmore.
More teachers, more money for higher education, more money and laws to fight drugs and crime, and more tax dollars going back to the voter than Don Beyer's promising.
SOT 05:43:30

((WE WILL ABOLISH THE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX ON PERSONAL CARS AND TRUCKS HERE IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.))
RUNS=:14

butt-together with cheers
SOT 05:30:39

((IN THE GILMORE ADMINISTRATION WE WILL PROVIDE FUNDING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OUR LOCALITIES FOR FOUR THOUSAND NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS.))
RUNS=:10


But there's a string attached and Gilmore's quick to point it out.
Virginia revenues need to grow TWO BILLION dollars over the next five years.
He's confident they will because of a strong economy.
SOT 06:05:57

((BUT THE TIME HAS COME TO STEP UP TO THE PLATE AND SAY THAT THE WORKING PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA ARE ENTITLED TO A DIVIDEND ON ALL THIS SUCCESS.))
RUNS=:05


It's a campaign pledge Governor George Allen would have liked to have made...but some of his welcome with the General Assembly had worn out after a blockbuster first two years of criminal justice and welfare reforms.
sot STANDUP 06:10:14

((THERE'S ALREADY BICKERING OVER THE NUMBERS. THE VIRGINIA MUNICIPAL LEAGUE ESTIMATES THE TAX CUT PLAN WOULD COST THREE BILLION DOLLARS. NOT THE ONE BILLION DOLLARS JIM GILMORE'S ESTIMATING. THE GILMORE CAMPAIGN SAYS IT'S WORKED HARD ON THE NUMBERS AND STANDS BY THE FIGURES. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, RICHMOND.))
runs=:16))
tease#1

music under
ANCHOR=Connie
SUPER=x5040; Primetime Tease Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
SUPER=x5041; Primetime Tease Stop


Goodyear tire plants across the country and in nearby Danville are waiting for word concerning today's union vote.
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VO-NAT


Plus dozens of jobs in Roanoke will be axed as major cutbacks are announced nationwide for U-S Airways-- these stories when NEWS-7 Primetime returns.
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WEFC!!! go to break

p-Jones


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#97-33
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


17- year- old (STEFF-ahn) Stephan (dee-WAYNE) Dwayne Jones maintains he's not a killer... but today he pled no contest to FIRST degree murder charges for the shooting death of another 17- year- old.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/December 11, 1996;


Antwan Gray was gunned down nearly five months ago on Center Avenue near Roanoke's Lansdowne Housing Complex.
Jones told police that he was at a relative's house when the crime went down.
But his defense team felt that his alibi wouldn't have held up during a trial.
Jones was sentenced to 30 years in prison.
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p-US-Airways


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#597-13
GRAPHIC=us airways


More than 100 high-paid, highly- skilled aircraft maintenance positions will be eliminated at the Roanoke Regional Airport.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


U-S Airways made the announcement this morning, as part of a system- wide cost- cutting move.
The aircraft maintenance operations in Roanoke, Greensboro and Winston-Salem will be consolidated with those in Pittsburgh, Charlotte and Tampa.
For members of the Machinists UNION, that means a transfer- -but NOT necessarily loss of a job.
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SOT 1:56:30
IN Q=They have options

((PAUL ZEITLER/LOCAL MACHINISTS UNION CHAIRMAN: THEY HAVE OPTIONS OF GOING ANYWHERE IN THE SYSTEM THAT THEIR SENIORITY CAN TAKE THEM. ))
SUPER=01-Paul Zeitler/Local Machinists Union Chairman
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=can take them.
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VO-NAT


U-S Airways will begin re-assigning personnel and shutting down its less profitable facilities in September.
It'll also eliminate JET service to nine cities, put 22 aircraft permanently in the hangar and close its reservations centers in Nashville and Utica.
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p-Kroger


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#97-16
GRAPHIC=Kroger


A West Virginia judge is ordering Kroger to stay put for now.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./File Tape;


The grocery store chain had planned to move its distribution center to Roanoke County next week.
But a temporary injunction was issued today... forcing the company to remain in Charleston for at least 60 days.
Kroger says a move to the Roanoke Valley would save the company FOUR- MILLION dollars anually.
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P-GOODYEAR


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=AMO
TAPE#597-15
GRAPHIC=goodyear strike


The votes are in, and the ballots are being tallied across the country tonight, for the 12-thousand members of the United Steelworkers union walking the picket line at nine Goodyear plants.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


In Danville-- 18-hundred workers have been off the job for nearly three weeks.
If the latest contract is ratified, workers will get pay hikes and enhanced retirement benefits.
In the past workers have inked three year deals with the tire maker, this time though, it's a six year contract.
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SOT 14:03:44
IN Q=It's a

((RANDY RUDD/GOODYEAR EMPLOYEE: IT'S A SIX YEAR CONTRACT BUT THEY CAN OPEN IT BACK UP IF BOTH SIDES AGREE IN THREE YEARS. SO THAT MIGHT BE FOR OUR BENEFIT.))
SUPER=01-Randy Rudd/Goodyear Employee;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=benefit.
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VO-NAT


The third shift could return to work within the hour. The company expects to be working at full speed by Saturday, if the contract is approved.
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(relax/take a break)


P-Festival


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-20
GRAPHIC=Festival in Park


The Star City may ressemble the Big Easy in two weeks.
Roanoke's 28th annual Festival in the Park is scheduled to kick off May 22nd with a Mardi Gras gala.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Festival 1996;


Festival '97 will include the usual itinerary of outdoor concerts, sporting events and children's activities.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Organizers say new attractions include a soap box derby and lumberjack show.
Meanwhile, executive director Wendi Schultz says this year's Saturn Cup Bike Race will likely fill a void in the absence of the more prominent Tour Du Pont.
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SOT 9:37:20
IN Q=And I think

((WENDI SCHULTZ/FESTIVAL IN THE PARK EXEC. DIR.: AND I THINK WE DID THAT BEFORE THE TOUR CAME THROUGH, BECAUSE OUR BIKE RACE HAS ACTUALLY BEEN GOING ON LONGER THAN THE TOUR'S BEEN COMING. SO, YEAH, I CERTAINLY THINK IT WIL BE AN EXCITING RACE AND ONE THT A LOT OF THE AMATEURS AS WELL AS THE PROS LOOK FORWARD TO. ))
SUPER=01-Wendi Schultz/Festival in the Park Exec. Dir.;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=pros look forward to
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VO-NAT


The Fabulous Thunderbirds and Diamond Rio are two of the featured musical acts this year.
A three- dollar Festival button is required for admission into most events.
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Forecasts
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SUPER=334-Showers Likely/Wind W-15/50-52/Cloudy And/Windy/60-62;
SUPER=X5001;


P-Cookbook


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596=17
GRAPHIC=healthy eating


Fettucine alfredo, fried chicken-- cheesecake and chocolate eclairs.
According to one cookbook author, these foods don't have to be forbidden.
And Stacey Hill just might know what she's talking about.
After all, she lost 200 pounds in 18 months.
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SOT
IN Q=Everbody tried to
SUPER=08-Stacey Hill; :00
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.; :49
RUNS=1:56
OUT Q=no comparison.

((
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SOT 11:13:23
IN Q=Everybody

((STACEY HILL:EVERYBODY TRIED TO BRIBE ME WITH EVERYTHING. MY FATHER PROMISED ME A TRANSAM IF I WOULD JUST LOSE IT, HE EVEN PROMISED ME TEN DOLLARS A POUND AT ONE TIME. BUT YOU HAVE TO DECIDE YOURSELF AND DO IT FOR YOURSELF. ))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=for yourself.


For this registered nurse, the bottom dropped out at 375 pounds.
She knew her excess weight could cause fatal health complications-- she started a diet and exercise plan that would change her life.
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SOT 12:18:08 Tape two
IN Q=This is the dress

((THIS IS THE DRESS THEY MADE FROM A 22 TO A 54. ))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=to a 54.


Learning new recipes limiting fat and calories, and exercising as much as she could stand-- she dropped from that size 54....to a 12.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:30:56
IN Q=These are my

((THESE ARE MY JEANS, AND I CAN GET BOTH LEGS IN ONE SIDE OF THEM. ))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=side of them.


She's published the secrets to her success in a new cookbook-- called "I Did It."
Stacey lives in Indiana-- but wrote the book with the help of her sister, Gail Alford, who lives at Smith Mountain Lake.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:47:15
IN Q=I'm going to

((I'M GOING TO PUT MY CHICKEN IN A SKILLET THAT HAS BEEN SPRAYED WITH PAM AND WE'RE GOING TO COOK THIS , PUT OUR SEASONINGS IN. ))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=seasonings in.


For instance-- how about chicken and dumplings, made in one skillet in ten minutes.
This recipe uses fat free chicken broth and flour tortillas.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:57:04
IN Q=Just drop them

((JUST DROP THEM IN SLOWLY AND THEY'LL TAKE FORM. ))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=take form.


While Stacey's in town promoting the book, she's offering free weight loss seminars.
Tomorrow, she'll be at Lynchburg's Holiday Inn Central at Noon, Two and Four pm.
Saturday, she'll speak at Roanoke County's Holiday Inn Tanglewood, again at noon, two and four.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:21:27 tape one
IN Q=Your doctor can

((YOUR DOCTOR CAN TELL YOU TO LOSE WEIGHT ALL THEY WANT. MY DOCTOR WAS A SKINNY TINY THING THAT I KNOW HAD NEVER TRIED TO LOSE WEIGHT OR NEEDED TO. I FEEL THAT LEARNING IT AND HEARING IT FROM SOMEONE WHO HAS BEEN THERE AND KNOWS WHAT IT'S LIKE TO GO INTO A STORE AND BUY A SIZE 54 DRESS OR A SIZE 32 PAIR OF PANTS. THERE'S NO COMPARISON.))
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=no comparison.

))
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VO-NAT


And after losing 200 pounds she ought to know.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


The weight loss has also brought Stacey professional success.
She now runs her company's wellness program.

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


New meaning tonight to that old saying, birds of a feather flock together.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Hollywood, CA; :


True Love marks our video of the day.
These two swans have been inseparable for six years.
Only thing is, one of the swans is actually a boat.
Elliott the REAL swan has even tried to attack people who attempted to clean the boat.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:12:37
IN Q=About five weeks

((ABOUT FIVE WEEKS AGO, WE PULLED IT OUT, NOT NEEDING IT ANY LONGER, BUT WHAT HAPPENED WITH ELLIOT-- IT APPEARED THAT WASN'T GOING TO WORK REAL WELL SO WE DECIDED TO PUT IT BACK IN. ))
SUPER=75-Joe Robinson/Hollywood Park Employee; :
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=back in.
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VO-NAT


So the two are reunited again.
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SUPER=x5043; Video of the Day Stop



SP-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=mIKE
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=avalanche


Coming your way tonight on Primetime sports here on WEFC, highlights from the Bulls-Hawks series, more hirings and firings in the NBA.
And it's been a great day for both Chip Sullivan and Willis White.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-NBA; :00


And it's also been a decent day for Pat Riley, who after leading the Miami Heat to a franchise best 61 wins this season, was named the NBA's coach of the year today.
Riley is the first to win the honor with three different teams, doing it also with the Knicks and Lakers.
SUPER=04-NCAA;


And Tubby Smith has been offered the Kentucky head coaching job. The current Georgia coach has strong ties to the Cats. He served as a Rick Pitino assistant eight years ago.
Now the scores.
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Four//Detroit///Anaheim///10:30pm Start/;
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oc...LAST SCORE.
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go to break

SP-Bulls


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


The NBA playoffs are rolling on tonight in Chicago as the defending world champion Bulls are playing host to Atlanta in game of their best of seven eastern conference final.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Chicago/TNT - Game Two; :00


The Hawks felt like they gave game one away as they lost by 3 so, tonight they took it right at the Bulls, as Christian Laettner throws down the jam with authority.
Steve Kemp would come off the bench and answer that with some outside noise cutting the Hawks lead to five.
But no one would stop Mookie Blaylock. The former Oklahoma Sooner scorched the nets for 20 points in the first half.
And watch Mookie set the back screen for Alan Henderson, who goes back door for the dunk and a 7 point lead.
But Michael got hot late in the half and cut the Hawks advantage to 2 at intermission.
SUPER=32-Atlanta/93/Chicago/83/Fourth Quarter;


Right now the Hawks LEAD the Bulls 93-to-83 in the fourth quarter.
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SP-Bird


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


It has been a day of mixed emotions for Boston Celtics' fans.
For starters, Rick Pitino arrived in town to take over more than the
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Boston; :00


the team's head coaching duties. Pitino is also taking over as president of the team, replacing Red Auerbach, who after 47 years has been given a special vice president's position.
Auerbach is 79 years old.
SUPER=04-NBA;


While Auerbach is moving up Larry Bird is moving out.
After 18 years in Boston as a player and front office member he has agreed to take over the Indiana Pacers.
Bird's first head coaching position will take effect on this coming Monday when he's formally introduced at Market Square arena in Indianapolis.
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Sp-PJ


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-4
GRAPHIC=None
(----------------)
VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=04-NBA; :00


P.J. Carlesimo is looking for work tonight.
Today, Carlesimo was fired as head coach of the Portland Trailblazers.
He had two years remaining on his contract and led the Blazers to the playoffs this season.
They lost in the first round for the third straight year.
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SP-Sullivan


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=CHIP SULLIVAN


After struggling for a couple of months and missing the cut in 7 straight events, Chip Sullivan finally got on track today during the first round of the Bell South Open in Duluth, Georgia.
Chip shot a three under round of 69 today highlighted by a 32 on the back side.
Don Pooley leads after the first 18 with an 8 under par 64.

Sp-Willis


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#ST5-28
GRAPHIC=WILLIS WHITE


If you thought the hoopla surrounding the City of Salem's first ever football state championship ended on cereal box, guess again.
This afternoon, the Salem Rotary Club named Willis White its Citizen of the year.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Salem/This Afternoon; :00


The Salem High School Teacher and Football coach has taught mathematics for 33 years.
He began his career in Wythe County, before moving onto Roanoke City and finally to Salem, where he has worked for the past 14 years.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/December 12, 1996;


Willis has been Blue Ridge district and Friday Football Extra coach of the year on numerous occasions, but his biggest accomplishment came this past December when the Spartans won their First Group AA Division 4 state championship by beating Sherando at Victory stadium.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="Really it's

((WILLIS WHITE/SALEM ROTARY CITIZEN OF THE YEAR:))
SUPER=01-Willis White/Salem Rotary Citizen of the Year; :00
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=...they were right."
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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-Goodyear Union Results;


The results of today's union vote at Goodyear Tire plants have just been announced...
SUPER=77-Back to Work?


Members of the Steelworkers Union at the Danville plant walked off their jobs almost three weeks ago.
SUPER=x5025; Coming up at 11 Stop
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE

Primetime, see you tomorrow, goodnight. Jean Jadhon has the latest over on WDBJ-7. Thanks for watching NEWS-7