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News-head

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Coming up next on News 7 at 11...
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Two people are airlifted to the hospital after an accident in Montgomery County.
Four children died when a house without working smoke detectors caught fire in Pennsylvania.
And rescue workers across America honor fallen heros in Roanoke tonight.
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News 7 at 11 is next.

Wreck-460


ANCHOR=Eric
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An Accident in Montgomery County sent two people to the hospital tonight.
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It happened on Route four-60 just after six-30 this evening.
Police say the pickup truck, driven by Christopher Fisher of Elliston, rear-ended a car that was turning left.
Several people were thrown from the pickup.
Two of them were seriously injured and were airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
No one in the car was injured.
Christopher Fisher is under arrest tonight.
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Fatal-Fire


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
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A housefire in Pennsylvania killed four children.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Reading, PA;


It started when food left cooking unattended on a stove caught fire.
Four children, ages three through eight died, along with a grandmother.
Three other people got out alive.
Investigators say the house was equipped with smoke detectors, but they had no batteries.
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Hostage-Rescue


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#=Net
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A dramatic ending to a hostage situation in Brazil this week.
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SUPER=03-Campinas, Brazil;


Police say a man kidnapped three young girls.
When police caught up with him he released two, but would not let go of a two year old girl as he held a knife to her throat and threatened to kill her.
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When the man looked away, a Brazilian police officer stepped forward and shot him in the head.
The kidnapper died at the hospital a few hours later... the little girl was not injured.
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Cop-hostage


ANCHOR=Eric
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Another hostage situation earlier this week in New Mexico ended with the suspect in custody.
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VO-NAT
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When officer Michael Applegate stopped a car south of Alberqueque, the driver jumped out with a gun.
Applegate tries to get the gun away from the man but fails, and after a brief struggle, the man holds the gun to Applegate's head.
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The gunman, 20 year old Thomas Stokell Junior, forced Applegate into the car and made him drive away.
The car was stopped 12 miles down the road at a police blockade, and Stovell gave up without a fight.
He was charged with kidnapping... the two fifteen year old girls in the car were charged with conspiracy.
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Denver-Flood


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
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Flooding stranded some Colorado residents last night.
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SUPER=03-Adams Co., CO.;


The water came from a broken water main that released 25 million gallons, flooding a three-quarter mile area three miles from downtown Denver.
About three dozen people were stranded by the water, some ended up on the roof of a store.
One flood victim was treated for hypothermia, but no one else was hurt.
Officials aren't sure what caused the water line to break.
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Truck-Ax


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=dal
TAPE#=97-28
GRAPHIC=Accident


Morning motorists found themselves in a traffic jam.
An overturned truck slowed traffic for several hours near Valley View Mall in Roanoke.
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Police say the driver of this truck was traveling down Hershberger Road with a hydraulic lift extended into the air.
Apparently the lift hit the Airport Road overpass and the truck overturned.
About 100 gallons of diesel fuel spilled into a storm drain.
Fire officials say the spill was contained to the drain.
Police are charging the driver with reckless driving.
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Store-Crash


ANCHOR=Eric
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/This Afternoon;


A second accident in Roanoke landed this car INSIDE a convenience store.
According to police the driver of the car accidentally hit the accelerator, sending the vehicle crashing through the front door of the Seven-11 on Crystal Spring Avenue.
The car knocked down a steel support column and the front doors.
The car just missed a clerk standing behind the counter. And, no injuries were reported.
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NAACP-Discrimination


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-25
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The Roanoke Chapter of the N-Double-A-C-P says it's working to erase workplace discrimination in the valley.
Complaints about a local company prompted the meeting.
Denise Allen reports.
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((Ruben DeJesus is one of 20 employees alleging unfair treatment my management at the Crouse-Hinds Division of Cooper Industries.
DeJesus and four others have been fired. He says he's been wrongly accused of altering a doctors excuse.
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((RUBEN DEJESUS/FORMER CROUSE-HINDS EMPLOYEE: I WAS CALLED UP TO THE OFFICE AND SAID THAT I FALSIFIED THE DOCUMENT AND I HAD TO BE TERMINATED.))
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DeJesus and the other workers sought the aide of the N-DOUBLE-A-C-P.
Today company officials from Texas, New York and Roanoke met with the organization to discuss issues such as minority hirings and company disciplinary policies.
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((MARTIN JEFFREY/NAACP PRESIDENT: MORE OFTEN THAN NOT A DISPROPORTIONATELY IMPACTED MINORITIES WHICH LEAD TO WHAT APPEARS TO BE MORE MINORITY TERMINATIONS.))
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Jeffrey says he's basing his opinion on the N-DOUBLE-A-C-P's preliminary investigation.
The company will offer up it's figures in a future meeting.
Jeffrey says company turned down an invitation to take part in this press conference. PRE PRO
But Cooper Industries did release this written response stating the discussions were open and frank and related to enforcement of plant rules and administration of policies.
It went on to thank the N-DOUBLE-A-C-P and promised to further investigate the complaints. Stand up DENISE ALLEN/NEWS 7: DEJESUS AND N-DOUBLE-A-C-P LEADERS SAY THEY WERE ALSO PLEASED WITH THE OUTCOME OF THE MEETING.
MARTIN JEFFREY SAYS COMPANY MANAGERS ARE MAKING AN EFFORT TO INTERACT MORE WITH ALL EMPLOYEES.
AND THAT THE COMPANY IS POSTING POLICIES AND POLICY CHANGES TO KEEP WORKERS INFORMED.
MORE MEETINGS BETWEEN THE TWO SIDES ARE SCHEDULED.
IN THE MEANTIME SOME OF THESE WORKERS HAVE FILED COMPLAINTS WITH THE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION.
DENISE ALLEN NEWS 7.))

Rabies-Prevention


ANCHOR=Eric
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Bedford County police are warning people to be on the look-out for rabid animals.
This after a rabid fox bit a six-year old girl and her grandmother earlier this month.
The child was playing in a yard when the fox attacked her. The animal then turned and bit the girls' grandmother as she tried to kick it. A neighbor later killed the fox.
The two are being treated for possible rabies.

Cigarette-Explosion


ANCHOR=Eric
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Lighting-up can REALLY be hazardous to your health as some Virginia smokers found out when their Marlboro cigarettes exploded.
Philip Morris Companies -- the maker of Marlboro -- believe the cigarettes may have been tampered with after they were made.
The people who lit up their Marlboro Reds reported explosions that covered them with black powder, temporarily blinding one of them. No one was seriously injured.
Police in northern Virginia are investigating three other complaints of exploding cigarettes during the past week.


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Up next on News 7 at 11, rescue workers from around the country turned their attention to Roanoke tonight as a memorial service honored their fallen comrades.
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And area veterans remember their fallen comrades with flags.
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Shuttle-return


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The space shuttle Atlantis is back on the ground tonight in Florida.
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SUPER=03-Kenn. Space Center;


The shuttle touched down about 9:30 this morning, after a 3.6 million mile journey, and a stop at the Russian Mir space station.
On board, a very happy Jerry Linenger, who was reunited with his wife and son after 132 days aboard MIR.
Days punctuated by a fire, cooling and atmosphere problems.
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Linenger got home just in time... his wife is expecting their second child next month.
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Webwatch


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Many resources are used when a child is missing, including mail fliers and milk cartons...and now the World Wide Web.
More about this on Webwatch.
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(( Missing children sites are getting more attention and recognition. One was singled out this week for an award by United States Attorney General Janet Reno.
This World Wide Missing Children site is a good example... and this site, called Seeker, has links to missing children sites all over the U.S. and the world.

The U.S. Marshall's Service is using their web space to find people as well...
You can find photographs and descriptions of their 15 most wanted fugitives.
Most wanted-dot-com also has links to other most wanted listings.

Bell Atlantic internet customers in Virginia are facing serious e-mail troubles.
Bell officials say e-mail has been backing up since Wednesday... engineers are working on the problem but don't know when it'll be fixed.
Bell Atlantic offers local service in Blacksburg and Roanoke, Hampton Roads and Richmond.

If you and the family are planning that beach vacation, where ever you're going, make sure you don't freeze your toes off by checking out the National Oceanographic Data Center's water temperature guide for U.S. beaches...
To dip your toes into this site, and to find links to all the others... click on webwatch, on the WDBJ web page at www-dot-wdbj7-dot-com.))

EMS-Awards


ANCHOR=Eric
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Rescue workers from across the country turned their eyes to Roanoke this evening.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


23 of their fallen comrades were honored at a memorial service. Their names and added to the permanent memorial at To the Rescue.
Organizers say the service helps the families know the sacrifices of their loved ones are appreciated.
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


To The Rescue is the national E-M-S museum located in Tanglewood Mall.
Roanoke was chosen for the one of a kind museum because it's the site of the first rescue squad in the world.
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VFW-Flags


ANCHOR=Eric
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Thousands of American flags are waving in honor of veterans this Memorial Day weekend.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12-64 spent the morning placing U-S flags on the graves of veterans.
They adorned nearly two thousand headstones in the Evergreen Cemetary.
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((WINSTON CONNER/VFW 1264: WE RESPECT OUR VETERANS. AFTER ALL THEY DID FIGHT FOR OUR COUNTRY AND DIE FOR US. SO THAT'S WHY WE DO IT.))
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Conner says the flags often lift the spirits of veterans' family members.
The V-F-W Ladies Auxiliary started the practice many years ago to honor veterans.
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Still to come on the newscast, we'll hear how Martinsville and Henry County have turned around a gloomy economic picture.
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and a record number of Americans are expected to hit the road this weekend.
But at least one figure is on the way down -- the price of gas.
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Counterfeit


ANCHOR=Eric
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Danville Police are trying to find the source of a flood of counterfeit bills in their area.
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Edit From 96-18 36:05
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Police say numerous phony 100-dollar bills were passed from May 15-th to May 18-th in the area.
All of the counterfeit bills look like the redesigned 100-dollar bills released last year.
The last four digits of the serial numbers are 1-9-6-A, 1-8-6-A or 1-8-1-A.
Danville police are asking anyone with information on the counterfeit money to call them.
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Mvlle-Economy


ANCHOR=Eric
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TAPE#=97-22
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The Martinsville- Henry County area is enjoying a much needed boost to its economy.
But News 7's Len Besthoff reports that factory closings in recent years made it a little harder to get to this point.
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((Even this week, the Martinsville- Henry County area learned it will have another vacant factory, when Bassett Furniture announced it will close its 70- year- old plant in town.
But in the past year or so, the good news has outweighed the bad in this part of Southside Virginia.
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Some of the things being done include greater promotion of the Martinsville Speedway, continuing growth at Patrick Henry Community College, and a facelift of the area's central business district known as Uptown Martinsville.
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((KRISTA VANNOY/UPTOWN MARTINSVILLE: COMMUNITY PRIVATE REINVESTMENT IN DOWNTOWN DISTRICTS WITHIN THE VIRGINIA MAINSTREET PROGRAM HAS TOPPED 75 MILLION DOLLARS AS OF THIS YEAR, AND OUR OWN PRIVATE REINVESTMENT NUMBERS IN UPTOWN MARTINSVILLE HAVE TOPPED TWO MILLION IN THE TWO SHORT YEARS THAT WE'VE BEEN IN THE MAIN STREET PROGRAM.))
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Add to this some success in recruiting new businesses, and improved performance from some longtime corporate citizens.
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((EARL REYNOLDS/MARTINSVILLE CITY MANAGER: WE TALKED ABOUT TULTEX AND WE TALKED ABOUT HOOKER FURNITURE AND MAINSTREET BANK GROUP BUT STANLEY FURNITURE AND BASSETT INDUSTRIES AND PATRICK HENRY NATIONAL BANK WHICH YOU'VE REPORTED ON AS A BUSINESS REPORTER, IN TERMS OF THEIR EXPANSION AND THEIR TENTACLES ARE GROWING OUTSIDE THE MARTINSVILLE- HENRY COUNTY AREA. BUT THE HEADQUARTERS IS RIGHT IN HENRY COUNTY. AND THE LIST JUST GOES ON AND ON. AND I THINK FOR A COMMUNITY OF OUR SIZE WE'RE REALLY BLESSED TO STILL HAVE THAT ANCHOR PRESENCE TO GROW FROM AND TO REBOUND FROM.))
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For more watch On Record Sunday morning at 11 on WDBJ.
Len Besthoff, News-7.))

Holiday-Travel


ANCHOR=Eric
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The first signs of summer are here--with the many holiday travellers who will be hitting the highways this weekend.
As more tourists crowd the roads, the American Automobile Association says it expects new records to be set.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Triple-A is estimating that 30-point-eight million people will travel at least 100 miles from home.
That's up by a half-million travellers compared to last year.
But at least one figure is going down--the cost of gasoline.
Triple-A spokesman Randy Green says a gallon of regular gasoline is down about nine cents from last year. Motorists this summer can expect to pay about one-dollar and 16-cents.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Roy
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WRITER=Roy
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The Virginia Tech Hokies were eliminated from the N-C-A-A South regionals this afternoon losing to Southern Cal 6 to 2.
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The Hokies got off to a good Chad Foutz hits a single to left centerfield in the first inning but the Trojans defense kept Foutz from scoring a run.
Then in the second inning Southern Cal's Brad Ticehart gets all of this pitch sending it over the right field wall for a solo homer and the Trojans led 1 to nothing.
Southern added another run in the SUPER=34-Southern Cal/6/Virginia

Tech/2/;third Wess Rachels hits a line drive double down the left field line scoring a runner to make it 2 to nothing and the Trojans win it 6 to 2.
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((CHUCK HARTMAN/VIRGINIA TECH HEAD COACH: ))
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S-Orioles


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After beating Cleveland 8 to 3 The Baltimore Orioles have the best record in the American League at 31 and 14.
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SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH/WNUV; :


Hitting coach Rick Down was running the team because Davey Johnson had to go home to Florida for personal reasons.
In the top of the first Rafael Palmeiro hits this three run homer deep over the right field wall and the Orioles took a 3 to 1 lead in the Inning.
Then in the third, Marquis Grissom hits a double off the right centerfield wall scoring Omar Vizquel and the Orioles took a 4 to 1 lead.
Baltimore was leading 5 to 2 when SUPER=35-Baltimore/8/Cleveland/3/;

third baseman Cal Ripken sends this line drive off the wall in left field scoring a run and the Orioles win it 8 to 3.
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S-Scores


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In Toronto, Darin Erstad hits this fly ball to centerfield it hits off the leg of Otis Nixon and rolls all the way to the third base side of the field and that allows Erstad to round the bases for an inside the park homer.
For all of the scores lets go to the boards.
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S-NBA


ANCHOR=Roy
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The Chicago Bulls are up 3 games to none after beating the Miami Heat this afternoon 98 to 74.
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Marv Albert before the start of the game.
Miami's B.J. Brown takes it in for the jam and the Heat led the game 4 to nothing in the first quarter.
But Michael Jordon took over on this play he hits the fadeway jumper as the Bulls led 57 to 41 in the third.
Scottie Pippen scored 21 points and Jordan hit 34 to give the Bulls a 98 to 74 lead and a 3 to nothing lead in the series.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
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And coming up, Tiger is one stroke back at the Colonial Joe Nemechek takes a ride to victory lane at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
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And the Roanoke Wrath opened its soccer season tonight at Victory Stadium.
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S-Wrath


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
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The Roanoke Wrath was at Victory Stadium tonight for their season opener.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Wrath vs Appalachian F.C.


The Wrath was ready to get the season started this evening.
And Roanoke would get on the board in the first half at the 37 minute mark Gavin Spooner boots in into the net and the Wrath took a one to nothing lead.
Appalachian's goalie Tom Laguarda SUPER=34-Roanoke//Appalachian//;gave

up another goal before he comes up with this save but it was too late Roanoke wins it 3 to nothing.
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S-Busch


ANCHOR=Roy
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Joe Nemechek won the Carquest Auto Parts 300 Busch race at Charlotte today.
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SUPER=03-Concord, NC/WTBS; :


Jeff Green was running good but he was forced behind the garage while his crew replaced a radiator.
Mark Martin, who has won three straight Busch races, made a move passing Jimmy Spencer to take over the third spot.
But Nemechek was running a smooth line on the track he worked his way through traffic taking the checkered flag in the Carquest 300.
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((JOE NEMECHEK/CARQUEST AUTO PARTS 300 WINNER: ))
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Kevin Lapage was second, Martin was third, Jimmy Spencer fourth and Phil Parson fifth.

S-Saturn


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
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The Saturn Festival Cup and Roanoke Orthopaedic Center Hillclimb are two cycling venues that will hit the streets of Roanoke tomorrow and Monday.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Year; :00


Like last year; this Saturn Cup race should also have a top notch draw. Event organizers are expecting around 350 cyclists to compete for 17 thousand dollars in prize money through the amateur to pro ranks.
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SUPER=01-Patrick Oberg/Race Director; :00
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=....close"
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VO-NAT(Con't)


The Blue Ridge Bicycle Club Racing Team is the local team tot watch. The Blue Ridge racer will compete in the saturn Cup and in the ROC Climb. Wes Wilmer is a solid contender in the Masters division, as is Ron Glowczynski in the Cat 3 division. Their racing experience plus having local support should help.
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SOT
IN Q="

((WES WILMER/MASTERS COMPETITOR:)) ((RON GLOWCZYNSKI:/CAT THREE DIVISION:))
SUPER=01-Wes Wilmer/Masters Competitor; :00
SUPER=01-Ron Glowczynski/Cat Three Division; :10
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=....for us"
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S-Golf


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-7
GRAPHIC=PGA Logo


David Ogrin is the leader after three rounds of the Colonial but there's a Tiger on his tail.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Fort Worth, TX/CBS SPORTS; :


Tiger Woods started the day three shots back but he shot a 64 today to put him at 14 under par and one shot behind Ogrin.
Ogrin hit seven birdies today on his way to an 8 under par 62 he's at 15 (-------------) under par with the final round scheduled for tomorrow.