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ANCHOR=Keith

It's back to the pay-raise drawing board.
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VO-NAT


Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX:
Mayor Bowers wants to delay the final vote, recognizing suspicions about councilmembers giving themselves a raise.
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ANCHOR=Keith


And Advance Auto takes itself off the market. Sports-head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, area businesses flex their muscles for charity on the city market today.
They are ready to qualify tonight at the Charlotte Motor Speedway,
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VO-NAT eng#


and Tiger Woods blisters the course in Irving today shooting a 64 in the second round of the Byron Nelson Classic to take the clubhouse lead.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


Hey there weekend warriors, the forecast looks pretty good, especially on Sunday. The warmer numbers are just ahead.

Council-pay


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6 pm
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-34
GRAPHIC=David Bowers


The mayor of Roanoke still maintains he deserves a 28-percent pay hike.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


But public complaints are prompting David Bowers to delay the final vote on salary increases until June second.
City council members gave themselves an extra 2-thousand-dollars a year when they approved the Mayor's raise earlier this week.
Bowers thinks City Council should be getting even more.
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SOT 10:07:12
IN Q=What if any

((WHAT IF ANY IS AN APPROPRIATE PAY FOR THE MAYOR, COUNCIL, TOP ADMINISTRATORS? ROANOKERS HESITATE TO PAY FOR A CADILLAC BUT WE DON'T RUN A NICKLE-AND- DIME OPERATION EITHER. ))
SUPER=07-Mayor David Bowers;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=operation either.
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VO-NAT


Wildwood Civic League President Roy Stroop says this is the best city council he's seen. But Stroop says he's heard nothing good about the pay raises.
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SOT 14:14:57
IN Q=I told them

((I TOLD THEM THEY PROBABLY OUGHT TO APPOINT A COMMISSION OR SOMETHING TO STUDY THE COUNCIL AND LOOK AT THE JOB THEY DO AND THEN MAYBE HANDLE IT SOME OTHER WAY RATHER THAN GIVING THEMSELVES A RAISE.))
SUPER=01-Roy Stroop/Wildwood Civic League President;
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OUT Q=a raise
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VO-NAT


The Virginia Police Benevolent Association will stage a rally Monday night protesting the raises.
Mayor Bowers says he welcomes public comment on the matter.
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Pay-Raises


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=None


Pay raises are also in the works for members of the Montgomery County board of supervisors and Pulaski County school board members.
The Pulaski board voted itself a raise for the first time since 1984, doubling members' pay from 900 to 18- hundred dollars a year.
Montgomery supervisors voted to increase THEIR pay to nine thousand dollars a year, a 30- percent jump.
Montgomery's compensation will be the maximum the state allows for a county of its size.

Advance-Auto


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-27
GRAPHIC=Advance Auto


One of the Roanoke Valley's most successful home grown companies will stay put--at least for now.
Double Boxes=Keith and Len/Microwave


Len Besthoff reports Advance Auto Stores is taking itself off the market.
Live=Len Full/Microwave
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Hager


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-15
GRAPHIC=John Hager


His former position as an executive with American Tobacco Company may pull Republican lieutenant governor candidate John Hager into the tobacco legal wars.
An attorney in a Pennsylvania tobacco lawsuit says he may subpoena Hager.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Hager says it's political exploitation -- and that he has NO comment on the health dangers of nicotine.
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SOT 15:42:43
IN Q=As I say

((AS I SAY I'VE BEEN RETIRED FOR TWO AND A HALF YEARS. I'M NOT A SCIENTIST. I DON'T FEEL PARTICULARLY QUALIFIED TO ANSWER THAT QUESTION.))
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RUNS=:08
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VO-NAT


Hager was head of Research and Development for American Tobacco in the 1970's.
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Danville-Inmate


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=None


Officials at the Danville city jail say an inmate hanged himself from the bars of his cell with a boot lace.
33-year-old Curtis Arthur Logan was found dead early Wednesday morning by an officer delivering breakfast to inmates.
Logan had been in jail since March for failing to pay child support.
Major Leslie Coleman said Logan was last seen alive about 45 minutes before his body was found.

Lake-Gaston


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#97-19
GRAPHIC=None


A watershed day for the Lake Gaston project.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Isle of Wight Co.


Construction crews laid in the last section of the 76-mile pipeline this morning.
But it's not ready to start carrying water just yet.
Testing will begin in August, and the pipeline could be bringing water to Virginia Beach by December.
Legal disputes between Virginia and North Carolina delayed work on the project for years.
But engineers say the project will be finished under budget and ahead of schedule.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at Six-- coming up with a photo I-D when you want to cash a check is not enough at some area banks. They want you to leave your imprint.
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and Ellen Qualls concludes our series "Raising the Bar: Virginia's Schools" with a look at new ways computers are being used in the classroom.
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Last-Education


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6PM
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-30
GRAPHIC=Raising The Bar


Roanoke's William Fleming High School has one computer for every two students.
In Petersburg, there's one computer for every 20 students.
Double Boxes=Keith and Ellen/State Microwave


Ellen Qualls is in our Richmond newsroom with a look at the state of computer learning in Virginia.
Live=Ellen Full/Microwave
SUPER=@Ellen1;


Keith, the political promise of a computer in every classroom is like the chicken in every pot of past political rhetoric.
SUPER=05-Richmond;


But if you visit a Virginia classroom to see how they're being used, you'll be as amazed. **TAKE FULLSCREEN LIVE Raising the Bar**
The promise of computer technology is our final chapter in "Raising the Bar: Virginia's Schools."
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((ASHLEY BROWN/PETERSBURG 5TH GRADER: IT HAS A VOICE. IT HAS A TAPE OF WHAT HE DID. AND THEN I TYPED A REPORT OF WHAT I THOUGHT OF HIM.))
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Ashley Brown knows what a CD-ROM can do for her...but-
sot P-BURG TWO 11:18:53

((ASHLEY BROWN/PETERSBURG 5TH GRADER: I WOULD LIKE TO GET ON THE INTERNET TO SEE--TO PULL UP INFORMATION ON OTHER THINGS INSTEAD OF ALWAYS USING THE ENCYCLOPEDIA.))
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((WALLACE SAVAL/PETERSBURG PUBLIC SCHOOLS: LET ME BE VERY CANDID WITH YOU. WE'RE A POOR SCHOOL DIVISION.))
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Petersburg has only one computer per one hundred children with access to the Internet.
And most are in libraries, where children use them for just minutes a week.
But even the oldest computers are like teachers the school could never afford.
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((WALLACE SAVAL/PETERSBURG PUBLIC SCHOOLS: YOUR SELF-ESTEEM IS NOT AT-RISK. I MEAN THE MACHINE'S NOT GONNA CALL YOU A DUMBBELL OR ANYTHING OR SAY THAT YOU'RE SLOW.))
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((IDA HILL/ASSISTANT STATE SUPERINTENDENT: THE ABSENTEE RATE GOES DOWN. THERE ARE SOMETIMES FEWER DROPOUTS BECAUSE OF ACCESS TO THE COMPUTERS.))
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Access to software, to CDs, to closed networks, okay.
But there's debate over the Internet.
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((TWYLA SMITH/PETERSBURG 5TH GRADER: MY MOM THINKS SOMETHING BAD IS GONNA HAPPEN TO ME AND STUFF. BUT WE MIGHT GET THE INTERNET AT HOME.))
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((WALLACE SAVAL/PETERSBURG PUBLIC SCHOOLS: YOU GOTTA HAVE THE INTERNET. THERE ARE NO BOOKS IN THIS LIBRARY THAT ARE THE EQUAL TO WHAT IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET. BECAUSE THE WHOLE WORLD IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET.))
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Henrico teacher Sherri Spivey has five computers in her classroom-- and one at home.
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((SHERRI SPIVEY/HENRICO CO. TEACHER: THIS PICTURE OF A RAINFOREST FROG APPEARED. AND THIS BIOLOGIST HAD BEEN PART OF A TEAM THAT DISCOVERED A PREVIOUSLY UNKNOWN SPECIES OF A FROG. AND IT CAME, AND THEN I BROUGHT THAT TO SCHOOL. I PRINTED IT OFF. AND I SAID "THIS PICTURE HERE DIDN'T COME FROM A BOOK, I GOT IT THROUGH MY COMPUTER."))
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sot TAPE ONE 03:26:59

((IDA HILL/ASSISTANT STATE SUPERINTENDENT: TEACHERS ALL OVER THE STATE ARE ASKING FOR MORE TRAINING. BECAUSE THEY'RE FINDING IN MANY INSTANCES THAT STUDENTS ARE MOVING AHEAD OF THEM.))
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sot SHORT PUMP TWO 20:14

((JACOB MITCHELL: WHEN I SIT AT MY DESK I DON'T HAVE A KEYBOARD TO TYPE ON. I HAVE TO USE MY PENCIL TO DO STUFF. AND I DON'T HAVE A BRAIN IN FRONT OF ME. I HAVE TO USE MY OWN BRAIN.))
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Live=Ellen Full/State Microwave
SUPER=05-Richmond;


The General Assembly has allocated 100 million dollars to upgrade school technology.
Double Boxes=Keith and Ellen/State Microwave


The irony, Keith, is that the poorest schools have to spend the money to rewire old schools ...and the richer divisions have new schools, with wires in the walls, so they can spend it on more computers.
But wherever you go, kids are excited-- and that makes the work of education a lot easier.

Thumbprinting


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-25
GRAPHIC=First Union


Some local customers are giving a thumbs-down to local banks asking for their finger prints.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The program is meant to stamp-out check fraud. At First Union, customers who don't have checking accounts are required to give a thumb-print in order to cash checks.
One customer said the process made him feel like a "common criminal."
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SOT 12.54.17 - 12.54.32
IN Q=We certainly don't

((TY SMITH/FIRST UNION BRANCH MANAGER; WE CERTAINLY DON'T MEAN TO GIVE THAT IMPRESSION TO CUSTOMERS. ALL WE'RE ASKING IS IF THE CUSTOMER DOESN'T HAVE ANY SORT OF DEPOSIT RELATIONSHIP WITH OUR INSTITUTION WE ASK THEM TO PROVIDE A PHOTO ID AND ALSO TO PROVIDE A THUMB-PRINT. IF THE CUSTOMER DOES HAVE A DEPOSIT-RELATIONSHIP WITH OUR BANK IT'S JUST BUSINESS AS USUAL.))
SUPER=01-Ty Smith/First Union Branch Manager;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=business as usual
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VO-NAT


Thumb-prints go on the back of each check, and are not kept on file.
Nationally, banks lose about 800 million dollars annually due to check fraud-- almost ten times as much as in bank robberies.
The program has been underway for about a month at this First Union. And, so far Smith said it's helped discourage non-customers from coming back.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=First Union


First Union also has the program in its Maryland and Washington D.C. branches. Other banks in the Roanoke area are expected to follow suit.

Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
TAPE#=None
GRAPHIC=NONE


Stocks took a tumble today amid concerns about inflation and interest rates.
The Dow plunged 139 points, finishing the week at 71 hundred 95.
NASDAQ lost 13 points.
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Dublin-Dedication


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#97-23
GRAPHIC=None


The town of Dublin unveiled the centerpiece to its Town Center Project.
Officials dedicated the new Town Hall this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dublin;


The building is almost paid for because of revenue from the industrial park and a donation from Burlington Industries.
The new hall is the first building to be completed in the town center project.
The town had outgrown the old hall years ago.
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SOT 12:23:56
IN Q=SO THIS BUILDING

((GARY ELANDER/TOWN MANAGER: SO THIS BUILDING HERE WILL NOT ONLY SERVE THE TOWN OF DUBLIN BUT THE COUNTY HAS TAKEN SPACE IN THIS BUILDING ALSO. AND FOR THE FIRST TIME WE WILL BE ABLE TO SERVE NOT JUST TOWN RESIDENTS BUT COUNTY RESIDENTS ALSO BY ACCEPTING WATER BILLS AND COUNTY TAX PAYMENTS.))
SUPER=01-Gary Elander/Town Manager;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=AND COUNTY TAX PAYMENTS
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VO-NAT


Town officials say the nine lot town center will also include a new post office, a shopping center and restaurant.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=None


The dedication festivities continue tonight with live music and fireworks.

State-Library


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-24
GRAPHIC=None


Virginia officially dedicated her new state library today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The 43- million dollar library has been open to the public since January.
But a two-day gala celebration culminated today with poetry.
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SOT 12:05:03
IN Q=So I read

((RITA DOVE/FORMER U.S. POET LAUREATE: SO I READ "GONE WITH THE WIND" BECAUSE IT WAS BIG. AND HAIKU BECAUSE THEY WERE SMALL. I STUDIED HISTORY FOR ITS RHAPSODY OF DATES, LINGERED OVER CUBIST ART FOR THE WAY IT SHOWED ALL SIDES OF A GUITAR AT ONCE.))
SOT 12:14:45

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THIS DEDICATION IS FOR THE TAXPAYERS, THE HARDWORKING PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA. THIS IS YOUR LIBRARY.))
SUPER=01-Rita Dove/Former U.S. Poet Laureate; :00
SUPER=@Allen; :19
RUNS=:25
OUT Q=your library.
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VO-NAT


The state of the art library houses 83- million objects of Virginia history.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#SPORTS TEASE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Tonight in sports everything from a Tiger on prowl to Earnhardt on the Winston.
Plus, NCAA tennis at W&L and women's pro golf in Bedford County.
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VO-NAT eng#


And, grab on to a rope it's time to tug for tots in downtown roanoke.
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S-Charlotte


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-36
GRAPHIC=CHARLOTTE MOTOR S'WAY


The lights will be on tonight at the Charlotte Motor Speedway as 20 Winston Cup teams go through qualifying for tomorrow night's Winston all-star race.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Concord, NC; :00


This afternoon the teams got in some practice on the one and a half mile track.
Jeff Gordon will have a Jurassic Park car and Dale Earnhardt a Wheaties machine.
Both will be orange, something that could have it's advantages.
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((DALE EARNHARDT/WHEATIES CHEVY DRIVER:))
SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt/Wheaties Chevy Driver; :00
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=...STONE AGE WITH HIM."
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VO-NAT CON'T
SUPER=04-1987; :00


This year marks the 10th anniversary of the greatest move ever in the Winston. The "Pass in the Grass" as Earnhardt beat Bill Elliott in 1987.
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SOT
IN Q="YOU KNOW...

((EARNHARDT:))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=...CONTROVERSIAL RACE."
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S-Tiger


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-26
GRAPHIC=Tiger Woods


His brief sabbatical from the PGA tour has definitely NOT hurt Tiger Woods. The Masters champion is tied for the lead in the the Byron Nelson Classic.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Irving, TX/Today; :00


Today in the second round of the Byron Nelson from Irving, Texas Woods fired a second consecutive 6 under 64. His 12 under par total ties him with Lee Rinker for the lead. Players are still on the course but none of them can catch the leaders.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=Chip Sullivan


Chip Sullivan shot a 2 under 68 for the day and is at 2 under for the tournament. It looks as though Chip will make the cut--he is 59th overall right now.

S-Futures


ANCHOR=mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=twe
TAPE#-s6-28
GRAPHIC=Futures Central Fidelity Classic


Closer to home, the Futures tour has invaded Bedford County for the 2nd straight spring, as the Central Fidelity Classic got underway this morning.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Forest;


One hundred fifteen former, current, and aspiring LPGA stars teed it up for today's opening round of the 50 thousand dollar event.
The par 72 course played a little longer than normal today due to some fairly windy conditions. A mild weekend could mean low scores and heated competition for the 75 hundred dollar first prize.
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(( ))
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VO-NAT con't


Tickets are 5 dollars for the event with proceeds benefitting Habitat for Humanity.
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S-Chip


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-27
GRAPHIC=child health


10 area businesses kicked in $1000 a piece today to help improve the health care for needy children in the Roanoke Valley today.
CHIP, the Child Health Investment Partnership, which helps more than 1000 area children under the age of six each year,
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


Held it's first annual "Tug for Tots" this afternoon at the First Union Plaza.
The 10 member team from American Electric power won the competition with a dominating performance.
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((TERRY MCMAHAN/AEP TEAM COACH:))
SUPER=01-Terry McMahan/AEP Team Coach; :00
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VO-NAT CON'T


CHIP had blocked out the lunch hour on the market for the event, but the whole thing lasted less than 30 minutes.
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((LUCY WALTON/CHIP SPECIAL EVENTS CHAIRMAN:))
SUPER=01-Lucy Walton/CHIP Special Events Chairman; :00
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OUT Q=...REALLY WELL."
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VO-NAT CON'T


Dr. Douglas Pierce sees hundreds of children every week, who'se parents are able to pay for good health care.
But 10 years ago he founded CHIP to help those who cannot.
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((DR. DOUGLAS PIERCE/CHIP FOUNDER:))
SUPER=01-Dr. Douglas Pierce/CHIP Founder; :00
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OUT Q=...WE'VE HAD."
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S-Tennis


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-3
GRAPHIC=NCAA Logo


For the third time in the seven years, the N-C-A-A division three Tennis championship is being held at Washington and lee.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Lexington; :


The last time the generals hosted the tournament was 1988 the same year W & L beat Santa Cruz to capture the national title.
The Generals staff began preparing for this years event over a year ago and past experience and support from the community has aided in getting ready for the six day event.
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((GARY FRANKE/W & L TENNIS COACH: ))
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S-NBA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-4
GRAPHIC=NBA PLAYOFFS


Game six in the eastern conference finals tonight in the NBA will find the New York Knicks without Patrick Ewing and Allan Houston, afterall.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Miami, FL/Wednesday Night; :00


Five Knicks and the Miami Heat's P.J. Brown were suspended by the league yesterday for their parts in Wednesday night's bench clearing brawl in game five.
The Player's union appealed the suspension today, but a judge refused to make a ruling, meaning the suspensions remain in effect.
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