12:00-01

NOON-HEADLINES

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Two teens accused of the execution style murder of a Lynchburg woman will be formally charged today in Appomattox.
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And the prosecution wraps up its case in the Oklahoma City bombing trial today on an emotional note.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Stick around. News 7 at Noon is next.

Ok-Trial


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Oklahoma Bombing Trial


After 19 days of testimony and more than 130 witnesses, the prosecution plans to rest its case today against Oklahoma City bombing suspect Timothy McVeigh.
Yesterday prosecutors wrapped up the last major issue of their case, the testing of crucial physical evidence at the F-B-I lab.
Dave Fehling reports.
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SUPER=01-John Walsh/CBS News Legal Consultant; 1:09
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((
THE BOMB THAT BLEW UP THE MURRAH BUILDING WEIGHED HUNDREDS OF POUNDS BUT SCIENTIFICALLY PROVING WHO SET IT IS A MATTER OF MICROSCOPIC AMOUNTS.
ON THE STAND, STEVEN BURMEISTER, A TOP FBI BOMB EXPERT.
HE TESTIFIED THAT HE FOUND TINY TRACES OF BOMB CHEMICALS ON TIM MCVEIGH'S CLOTHES...AND LIKE A CHEMISTRY TEACHER USING VISUAL AIDES, HE SHOWED THE JURY WHAT A HOMEMADE, FERTILIZER AND FUEL OIL TRUCK BOMB COULD DO.
THIS F-B-I DEMONSTRATION TAPE WAS MADE TWO YEARS BEFORE THE OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING IN PREPARATION FOR THE WORLD TRADE CENTER CASE IN WHICH A RENTAL TRUCK WAS USED TO HAUL THE EXPLOSIVES. BUT BURMEISTER, WHILE THE FIRST WITNESS TO LINK MCVEIGH TO THE BOMBING SCIENTIFICALLY, IS ALSO ONE OF THE BIGGEST TARGETS FOR THE DEFENSE. MCVEIGH'S ATTORNEYS HAMMERED AT BURMEISTER FOR SEVERAL HOURS, TRYING TO INFER THE FBI'S CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION WAS POORLY COORDINATED AND SUPERVISED... AND THAT ANY EXPLOSIVES RESIDUE ON MCVEIGH'S CLOTHING CAME EITHER FROM CONTAMINATION FROM SOURCES LIKE THE CRIME LAB'S OWN SUPPLIES OF BOMB MATERIALS...OR FROM THE GUNPOWDER IN MCVEIGH'S HANDGUN THAT HE CARRIED IN A SHOULDER HOLSTER.
"THE PROSECUTION'S CASE IS NEARLY COMPLETE. IT WILL END, NOT WITH THE DRY TESTIMONY OF SCIENTISTS, BUT WITH THE HIGHLY EMOTIONAL ACCOUNTS FROM PEOPLE WHO WERE THERE THAT DAY IN OKLAHOMA Dave Fehling, CBS News Denver.))

P-Appomattox-Murder


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#597-15
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Arraignment is scheduled today for the two teenagers police say shot and killed a Lynchburg woman.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Appomattox;


18-year old Brandon Wayne Hedrick of Campbell County is charged with capital murder in the death of 23-year old Lisa Yvonne Crider.
Another 18-year old, Trevor Anthony Jones of Lynchburg, faces a murder charge.
Police say information they received last week helped them identify Hedrick and Jones as suspects in Crider's murder.
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Talent=Melanie
SS=Murder Investigation


The two were picked up Saturday afternoon in Lincoln, Nebraska, where Jones traveled to see a family member.

Budget


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Budget


It's the Senate's turn to work on the budget.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill;


Early this morning, after lengthy debate, the HOUSE passed the balanced Budget Amendment by a vote of 333 to 99.
The plan promises to eliminate the deficit by the year 2002 while cutting taxes for many families, investors and college students.
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clinton-drugs


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Washington DC


In other news from Washington, President Clinton is meeting with some 80 U-S mayors to discuss the war on drugs.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


In a roundtable discussion they are going go over what the mayors call their "Action Plan to Control Drugs."
Yesterday, the mayors heard from Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin about an administration crackdown on money-laundering.
Rubin says the new regulations will strike at drug traffickers where it hurts most -- in their profits.
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Ramsey


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


The mother of JonBenet Ramsey has supplied Colorado police with a fifth handwriting sample.
It will be compared with a ransom note Patsy Ramsey found several hours
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VO-NAT
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before JonBonet's body was discovered. Past handwriting samples have been inconclusive.
SUPER=03-Boulder, CO/Yesterday;


Meantime, a judge has delayed an order to release portions of JonBenet's autospy report for another 15 days -- pending a ruling from the Colorado Court of Appeals.
The county attorney argued yesterday that releasing the information would damage the murder investigation.
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E-Wood


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-33
GRAPHIC=NONE


Some of the racing community's best known faces were among the crowd paying their final respects to Betty Mae Wood last night in Stuart.
Wood, the wife of team owner Leonard Wood, died in a weekend car crash.
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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(( There wasn't enough parking, let alone seats, for everyone who gathered in memory of Betty Mae Wood.
The 64- year old wife and mother died in a car crash over the weekend.
Betty Mae was a familiar face around Stuart-- not to mention the racing circuit.
Her husband, Leonard co-owns one of Nascar's most successful race teams.
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((NED JARRETT:IT'S SUCH A SAD SITUATION TO HAPPEN TO SUCH A GREAT FAMILY BECAUSE THEY, I THINK, MANY PEOPLE CONSIDER THEM TO BE THE FIRST FAMILY IN NASCAR RACING AND TO HAVE SOMETHING LIKE THIS TO HAPPEN TO THEM IT'S VERY VERY SAD. ))
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The Woods were on their way home from the Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday night when a car crossed the median striking the family van head on. end su
Leonard Wood was treated and released-- but his daughter and granddaughter remain hospitalized.
For drivers, like Geoff Bodine, the tragedy is a grim reminder of the long hours they ALL spend on the road.
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((GEOFF BODINE/: YOU KNOW, WE ALL HOLD OUR BREATH EVERY WEEK, TO MAKE SURE AND JUST HOPE AND PRAY THAT EVERYONE GETS HOME SAFE AND UNFORTUNATELY THAT DIDN'T HAPPEN. ))
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((JIMMY HENSLEY/:I GUESS A LOT OF US HAS BEEN REAL LUCKY OVER THE YEARS THAT SOMETHING LIKE THIS HASN'T TOUCHED HOME BEFORE NOW. ))
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Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at Moody Funeral home.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Stuart.))



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ANCHOR=Melanie


Still ahead,
Southwest Virginia is the messy topic in the latest mud slinging in the race for governor.
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and,
Going once, going twice... SOLD the contents of La Maison are on the auctioning block. We'll have a live report.
First, let's check in with Patrick.
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La-Maison


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-29
GRAPHIC=None


La Maison restaurant is disappearing piece by piece.
The restaurant, which has been part of Roanoke for almost 20 years, closed its doors in February.
It went on the auction block this morning.
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Eric Earnhart is at the auction where the building itself should go on sale any minute.
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rollcue: looking for something sentimental
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P-Beyer-Quote


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-22
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Quotes in last week's Kingsport Times- News by candidate for governor Don Beyer has sparked new controversy in the race.
Republican opponent Jim Gilmore says comments made by Beyer are an insult to Southwest Virginia.
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According to the paper, Beyer says "thousands" of Southwest Virginia homes need "indoor plumbing and a clean and dependable water supply."
Gilmore also blasted a 1994 quote where Beyer allegedly said southwest Virginians lacked the education and "chutzpah" to start their own businesses.
Gilmore says Beyer shows a derogatory attitude.
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TALENT=Melanie
SS=Don Beyer


Beyer's plumbing remarks came during his visit to Russell County last week where the Democrat talked about water and sewer problems which resulted from flash flooding last year.

P-Burley-Tobacco


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-28
GRAPHIC=Tobacco


Anti-Smoking advocates may be hoping to cut the DEMAND for tobacco in the U-S.
But worldwide, there are still not enough tobacco farmers to meet the DEMAND.
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SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape;


So Philip Morris has thrown five million dollars into an effort to recruit and assist tobacco farmers.
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((AL GLASS/VA. FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: IN BURLEY THE LAST TWO YEARS YOU'VE HAD TWO SHORT CROPS, PRIMARILY DUE TO WET WEATHER AND A FUNGUS CALLED BLUE MOLD. ALSO, WE SEE A HIGH DEMAND FOR WHAT IS KNOWN AS THE AMERICAN BLEND CIGARETTE.))
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Internationally popular brands like Marlboro use that blend.
SUPER=03-Abingdon/File Tape;


Philip Morris has founded the Farm Income Improvement Foundation to help burley farmers "modernize" their operations.
In Virginia, burley farmers are expected to fall about 13 million pounds short of their allowed quota this year.

E-Franklin-Turnpike


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=None
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-32
GRAPHIC=NONE


Officials in Pittsylvania County put the brakes on a proposed new road in Danville.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape;


Designers said the "Old 97 parkway" would relieve traffic back-ups along North Main Street and the Franklin Turnpike.
But last night the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors unanimously withdrew the proposal.
The Supervisors say they want Danville officials to consider other plans to improve the flow of traffic.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Opponents of the plan feared it would have inconvenienced residents who live along the turnpike and business owners.


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ANCHOR=Melanie


When we come back, saved by the bell--
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or should we say ring. The telephone is Roanoke students' newest cure for end of the year panic.
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E-Homework-Hotline


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-38
GRAPHIC=Education

**Note Anchor Tag**
This is crunch time for many students in the Roanoke Valley. A time when students cram for exams, write papers and worry about their final grades.
For those students who are sweating out their last few days, in many cases, help is a just phone call away.
Stacey Martin has more.
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(( (RING) GOOD AFTERNOON. THANK YOU FOR CALLING THE BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION STATION TO REACH THE HOMEWORK HELPLINE PRESS 5.))
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For many students, this recording means help is nearby. It's the homework helpline...an answering service that connects students to local teachers.
But, don't call up expecting easy answers.
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((SYBIL TAYLOR/HIGHLAND PARK LEARNING CENTER TEACHER: I LOOK AT MYSELF AS THE FACILITATOR AND NOT JUST HERE'S THE ANSWER, BECAUSE WE WANT TO EMPOWER OUR CHILDREN AS LEARNERS. SO I WORK WITH THE CHILDREN TO HELP THEM TO GET THE PROCESS THEY NEED TO GO THROUGH TO ACHIEVE WHATEVER THE QUESTION MIGHT BE.))
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This is peak season for the helpline which has fielded about five thousand calls since it started-up four years ago.
Teachers help students from first to twelfth grade in subjects including social studies, science, and especially...
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((SYBIL TAYLOR/HIGHLAND PARK LEARNING CENTER TEACHER: I PARTICULARLY SEEM TO GET MORE CALLS IN MATH. AND, I APPRECIATE THE FACT THAT THEY'RE SEEKING HELP. THEY'RE NOT JUST, OH I CAN'T GET THIS SO I'M GIVING UP.))
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Blue Ridge Public Television operates the help line.
And, teachers get paid a minimal fee for waiting by the phone.
Students can call in every weeknight except Fridays and get help, but time is running out. After June fifth the service goes on its summer break.
Stacey Martin, News 7.
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Melanie reads **FULLSCREEN HOMEWORK HOTLINE**
And the helpline telephone number is 3-4-4-0-9-9-1. Again, that's 3-4-4-0-9-9-1. WEATHER
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=stocks


On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was DOWN 11 points.
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SPORTS MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Melanie


Up next,
The Avalanche is on a "roll" against the Hillcats on the diamond.
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and,
a N-B-C sports commentator is in hot water with the law.
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ALBERT-INDICT


ANCHOR=PATRICK
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


N-B-C Sportscaster Marv Albert is scheduled to appear in an Arlington courtroom tomorrow to face charges of assualt and forcible sodomy.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Arlington;

7:10:13
A woman claims Albert attacked her February 12th in an Arlington hotel room.
Albert denies the woman's claims.
Albert can still count on his award from the Basketball Hall of Fame.
A Hall spokesman says Albert will receive his Curt Gowdy media award as scheduled May 31st in Springfield, Massachussetts.
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Bulls


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-7
GRAPHIC=NBA PLAYOFFS


The Chicago Bulls came from behind last night to win game one of their eastern conference final with the Heat.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/TNT; :00


Miami, and in particular, Alonzo Mourning were unstoppable in the first half as the Heat had a double digit lead most of the first two quarters.
But Chicago slowly battled back and this play gave them the lead for good with just over three minutes to play in the game.
SUPER=32-Miami/77/Chicago/84/Game One;


Michael Jordan to Ron Harper, and the Bulls take game one 84 to 77.
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NHL


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-3
GRAPHIC=STANLEY CUP


The Philadelphia Flyers have taken a 2 games to 1 lead on the Rangers in their best of seven eastern conference final.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-New York, NY/Flyers vs Rangers - Game 3; :00


Eric Lindros led the way last night with a hat trick.
And here's the goal that got it all started for the Flyers. Lindros comes around the back with the wrap around.
Mike Richter appears to have stopped it. But the refs go to instant replay, and as you can see the puck was clearly in the net. Flyers win it 7-to-3.
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Avalanche


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#CL-97
GRAPHIC=AVALANCHE/HILLCATS


The Salem Avalanche rocked the Lynchburg Hillcats for the third straight game last night by pounding out a 9-to-5 win.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salem/Hillcats vs. Avalanche; :00


A decent crowd at Salem Memorial, and you're never too old to catch a foul ball and take home a souvenir.
Salem's Clint Bryant singles over the infield and chases home Ben Petrick to make it 2-to-nothing Salem in the bottom of the second.
Then in the bottom of the third, Garrett Neubart bunts one right in front of the plate, the Cats go for the out at first, and Elvis Pena slyly sneaks on home to make it 3-to-nothing.
SUPER=37-Lynchburg/5/Salem/9;


David Feuerstein smacks one into center. Tal Light and Ben Petrick score and Salem beats Lynchburg 9 to 5.
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Baseball


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=aje
TAPE#net (edit of S7-5)
GRAPHIC=Baseball


On the high school diamond, Floyd County and Glenvar each earn automatic berths with semi-finals wins in the Three Rivers tourament.
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SUPER=03-Radford/Highlanders vs. Radford; :00


In the opener, the tournament's top seeded Glenvar Highlanders battled the Bobcats of Radford.
With the bases loaded,Glenvar's SUPER=34-Glenvar/13/Radford/4;

Brett Willet knocks one to center; scoring John Kassebaum from third base. Brian Ferguson gets caught in the rundown, but gets beaned in the head with the ball and scores.
Glenvar wins it 13 to 4.
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The Highlanders will face the Floyd County Buffaloes after they trampled over Giles.
Floyd took an early 2-nothing lead. Later in the game, giles pitcher Ben Brown walks in three runs to give Floyd a 5-nothing lead and the Buffaloes down the Spartans 7 to 4.
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Softball


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-6
GRAPHIC=Softball


Northside easily advanced in Blue Ridge district tournament softball action.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Wildcats vs. Vikings; :00


And they did it in dominating fashion.
We pick it up in the bottom of the fourth. Northside's Katie Hail connects on the infield single that plates Jenell Holler from third base.
Later in the inning, Holler would score again; this time crossing the plate on a wild pitch.
The Lady Vikings win it 17 to nothing to
SUPER=34-Northside/17/Rockbridge/0;

advance in the Blue Ridge Tournament.
They'll next play Salem or Christiansburg.
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Southeast-Stories


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Southside Stories


They may be down, but they're not out.
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**Southeast Stories promo board**
Residents of Southeast Roanoke say they have hope they can begin to reverse years of decline in their neighborhood.
Tonight Joe Dashiell has the final part of Southeast Stories: One Neighborhood's Struggle. Watch for it on News 7 at 6 and 11.
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DISABLED-DOLL


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=None


Barbie and Ken have a new friend.
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VO-NAT


Mattel today introduces "Share a Smile Becky."
She's a fashion doll like Barbie but is seated in a bright pink Wheelchair.
Mattel says she portrays real-world diversity.
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Lindbergh


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=None


A Texas pilot has successfully retraced Charles Lindbergh's historic solo flight across the Atlantic.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Paris;


Bill Signs landed his cessna near Paris this morning, some 22 hours after taking off from New York.
He was greeted by hundreds of cheering fans.
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