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More than half a century after the liberation of the Philippines Roanoke-area veterans win some recognition for their efforts.
Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX, we'll hear from one.
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ANCHOR=Keith


And a different view of the WAR between the States... challenging some popular assumptions. Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, Memorial Day matinees from the big leagues, highlights from today's exciting Saturn Cup bike races in downtown Roanoke, plus Jeff Gordon,
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and news of yet another day of rain at Indianapolis, as the Indy 500 is postponed until tomorrow at Noon at the Brickyard.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


The light rain is replaced by chilly weather and we will stay dry for much of the week. Weather details just ahead.

Memorial-Day


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-18
GRAPHIC=Memorial Day


It took eleven months and cost twenty thousand American lives, but the liberation of the Philippine Islands in 1944 opened the door to the defeat of Japan and the end of World War Two.
The men who helped accomplish that task got a long overdue "thank you" today during Memorial Day services in Roanoke.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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IN Q=It was Douglas
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=@Goodlatte; :17
SUPER=01-Tagumpay Nanadiego/Brigadier General; :46
SUPER=01-Bill Aylor/World War Two Veteran; 1:06
SUPER=@ssm2; 1:13
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OUT Q=News7, Roanoke.


(( It was Douglas MacArthur who said "I shall return", but it was men like these who helped him keep that promise.
Fifty three years after American forces liberated the Philippine Islands, Roanoke- area veterans of the war in the South Pacific were honored for their sacrifices.
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SOT 2:29:20
IN Q=As inadequate

((REP. BOB GOODLATTE/R- ROANOKE: AS INADEQUATE AS WORDS CAN SOMETIMES BE, IT IS OUR SHARED DUTY TO NEVER FORGET THE SACRIFICE OF OUR FALLEN VETERANS AND TO MAKE SURE WE PASS THE MEMORY OF THEIR NAMES AND DEEDS ON TO THE NEXT GENERATION.))
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The Filipinos have not forgotten.
Brigadier General Tagumpay Nanadiego is himself a World War Two veteran who survived the 65- mile Bataan Death March.. traveling around the world to thank these veterans was a much easier trip.
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SOT 2:58:04
IN Q=This is our

((BRIG. GEN. TAGUMPAY NANADIEGO: THIS IS OUR SMALL WAY OF THANKING THE VETERANS WHO ARE HERE TODAY FOR THEIR ROLE IN THE LIBERATION OF THE PHILIPPINES, IN RESTORING DEMOCRACY AND PEACE IN MY COUNTRY.))
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OUT Q=in my country.


Most of the veterans here haven't donned a uniform in years, but you know they'll find a place to pin their Philippine Liberation medal.
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SOT 2:53:56
IN Q=It feels real

((BILL AYLOR/WORLD WAR TWO VETERAN: IT FEELS REAL GOOD. I THINK WE DESERVE IT. WE'RE HAPPY.))
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OUT Q=we're happy.


Steve Smallshaw, News7, Roanoke.))

Purple-Heart


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-40
GRAPHIC=Purple Heart

**Note Anchor Tag**
Every American soldier wounded in combat is entitled to wear the Purple Heart.
It's an exclusive club. Only about 25-thousand servicemen and women hold the medal. While many of them are Vietnam veterans, the Purple Heart has never been awarded for exposure to "agent orange."
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IN Q=Mary Elizabeth Marchand
SUPER=01-Mary Elizabeth Marchand/Navy Corpsman's Daughter; :06 QUICK
SUPER=04-Home Video; :10
SUPER=03-Vietnam/1968; :25
SUPER=01-Ike Payne/Order of the Purple Heart; :44
SUPER=01-Frank Davis, Jr./Navy Corpsman's Son; 1:05
SUPER=01-Bill McConnell/Purple Heart Recipient; 1:53
SUPER=01-John Wright/Purple Heart Recipient; 1:57
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( Mary Elizabeth Marchand wants to change that.
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IN Q=Agent Orange

((AGENT ORANGE KILLED MY FATHER. THAT IS WHAT I WANT THE PURPLE HEART FOR.))
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Her father, Navy Corpsman Frank Davis, succumbed to lung cancer in March.
A veteran of three wars, Davis served two tours of duty in Vietnam.
Just four months before his death at the V-A Hospital in Salem, the retired chief petty officer was officially declared a victim of the chemical defoliant U-S warplanes sprayed on the jungle in Southeast Asia.
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SOT 14:50:25
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((AGENT ORANGE IS OUR OWN STUFF.))
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The man who represents the Military Order of the Purple Heart in Southwest Virginia- -Ike Payne says: Chief Davis doesn't qualify. The injury must be caused by enemy action.
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SOT 14:50:45
IN Q=

((THE ENEMY HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH AGENT ORANGE. WE SPRAYED AGENT ORANGE. WE SPRAYED IT ON THEM.))
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There HAVE been instances where friendly fire casualties received the medal, but only in cases where the mis-directed American firepower was INTENDED to take out the enemy.
Gulf War veterans won the Purple Heart for exposure to chemical gases- -but that came from the Iraqi's.
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SOT 6:30:15
IN Q=

((MY DAD DIDN'T TAKE A BULLET, LIKE SO MANY OTHERS DID. BUT HE WAS POISONED AND KILLED JUST THE SAME.))
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Frank Davis JUNIOR has jumped aboard the crusade launched by his sister.
A veteran himself, Frank, Junior feels their effort is hampered by the fact that the Vietnam War was so unpopular.
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SOT 6:24:25
IN Q=

((SURE, IT'S GOING TO OPEN UP THE DOORS TO A LOT OF PEOPLE. I HAVE NO IDEA THE NUMBERS, MAYBE GUESS 20,000. WELL, IF 20,000 MEN HAVE EARNED IT, THEN 20,000 MEN SHOULD HAVE IT.))
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It could actually be twice that number. 39-thousand Vietnam vets are now collecting disability compensation for their exposure to Agent Orange.
At least some members of the Order of the Purple Heart feel redefining what's meant by "combat injury" cheapens the medal.
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IN Q=

((BILL MCCONELL/PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT: EVEN THE GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL WOULD BE HARDER TO GET THAN THE PURPLE HEART.))
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IN Q=

((JOHN WRIGHT/PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT: AND I HATE TO SEE OTHER PEOPLE WHO TRIPPED OVER A BICYCLE IN BOSNIA AND GET THE PURPLE HEART TO ATTEND OUR MEETINGS. IT'S NOT THE SAME.))
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SOT 14:54:30
IN Q=

((WELL, WE'RE JEALOUS OF IT. WE'RE EXTREMELY PROTECTIVE OF IT. ))
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OUT Q=protective of it.
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Purple Heart


The Navy says Chief Davis doesn't qualify for a Purple Heart under current regulations.
It would take an act of Congress to change that.
While Marchand and Davis have received a lot of praise and kind words from politicians, so far, none of their Congressmen seem willing to champion the cause.

NRV-Shelters


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-30
GRAPHIC=None


In its 25 years of existence, the Virginia Housing Development Authority has helped nearly 96- thousand families buy homes.
But for the past four years it's also helped take care of Virginia's homeless.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Hanover Co.;


Corporate sponsors organized by V-H-D-A are chipping in 40- thousand dollars this year to two New River Valley shelters.
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SOT 14:43:58
IN Q=The housing

((PAT BROWN/NRV WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER: THE HOUSING PROBLEMS ARE JUST TREMENDOUS. AND THE FACT THAT A STATE ORGANIZATION LIKE VHDA WOULD SEE THESE PROBLEMS OF THE HOMELESS, AND ACTUALLY WORK SO HARD ON SPARE TIME KIND OF THINGS TO RAISE MONIES FOR NON-PROFITS, IT'S JUST TREMENDOUS.))
SUPER=01-Pat Brown/NRV Women's Resource Center;
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=just tremendous.
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VO-NAT


The charity tournament is NOT just a fund-raiser.
It's also an awareness raiser for the bankers and homebuilders who help sponsor it.
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SOT 14:47:22
IN Q=

((AMANDA GRIFFETH/MONTGOMERY CO. COMMUNITY SHELTER: WE NEED SOME LOWER COST RENTAL UNITS THAT ARE AWAY FROM THE COLLEGES SO THEY'RE LITERALLY NOT SCARFED UP BY ALL THE COLLEGE STUDENTS.))
sot 14:47:37

((THERE ARE A LOT OF PLACES THAT IF YOU HAVE ANY KIND OF PROBLEMS WITH YOUR CREDIT RECORD, OR YOU'RE NOT EMPLOYED AT THE TIME, YOU CANNOT GET IN, YOU CANNOT GET A LEASE.))
SUPER=01-Amanda Griffeth/Montgomery Co. Community Shelter;
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=a lease.
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VO-NAT


The tournament helped change some attitudes while lightening a few wallets.
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He hasn't seen his two young daughters for two years, but a Wythe County man isn't giving up. Coming up on News 7 at Six, we'll update a father's overseas search for his children.
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and a pair of local churches join forces to tackle the problem of dwindling congregations.
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Benda


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#97-21
GRAPHIC=None


There's a man in Max Meadows whose children have allegedly been the victims of International Parental Kidnapping.
He still hasn't tracked them down... but he's not giving up.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Walter Benda hasn't seen his daughters (MAR-ee) Mari and (Eh-mah) Ema since the spring of 1995.
He says his wife got involved with a cult...took the children to her native Japan... and then changed their names.
This past weekend, Benda, and dozens of others, picketed six different embassies in Washington.
He's also formed his own parents group in Japan.
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SOT 3:28:30
IN Q=I have

((WALTER BENDA: I HAVE STARTED AN ORGANIZATION IN JAPAN CALLED CHILDREN'S RIGHTS COUNCIL JAPAN. THERE ARE ABOUT 2 DOZEN MEMBERS OF THAT. MOST OF THEM ARE PARENTS WHO ARE BEING DENIED ACCESS TO THEIR CHILDREN IN JAPAN. MOST OF THESE CASES INVOLVE INTERNATIONAL PARENTAL KIDNAPPING. ))
SUPER=07-Walter Benda;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=parental kidnapping
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VO-NAT


Benda has been to Japanese District Court numerous times in the past two years hoping to reclaim his children.
But he's run into a number of stumbling blocks.
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Talent=Keith
SS=None


He's not fluent in Japanese and was not given the opportunity to have a lawyer represent him in court.

Danville-Methodists


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-41
GRAPHIC=None


Enticing young people to attend church is a challenge ministers have been faced with for years.
These days it's a particular problem for churches with small congregations unable to offer special programs.
Teresa Hamilton has the story of two Danville churches that are working on a solution.
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IN Q=Mosely memorial
SUPER=03-Danville; :00
SUPER=01-Richard Cobb/Parish Minister; :24
SUPER=@Teresa1; :50
SUPER=01-Joe Winston/Congregation Member; 1:06
SUPER=01-Maynard Case/Congregation Member; 1:19
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OUT Q=Hamilton, NEWS 7, Danville.

(( Mosely Memorial and Main Street United Methodist have a lot in common.
Both are large facilities with small congregations in search of a way to attract new members.
Reverend Richard Cobb may have found the answer.
A couple of years ago the churches teamed up to form a parish.
The way it works, the churches remain separate, but come together for special functions.
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IN Q=The

((RICHARD COBB/PARRISH MINISTER:WITH THE PARISH NOW, WE CAN OFFER MORE PROGRAMS, IN ALMOST ALL THE AGE BRACKETS, SO IF THERE'S ONLY TWO OR THREE YOUNG ADULTS IN ONE CHURCH, IF THERE'S TWO OR THREE IN ANOTHER, THEN WE HAVE ENOUGH TO BEGIN A PROGRAM.))
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Reverend Cobb splits his time between the two churches-- and is convinced the concept is working.
Last summer, he and his wife brought young people from both churches together for events, such as volleyball and swimming. TAKE SU
The parish concept has other benefits.
Over the past two years-- it's saved the two churches about 81- thousand dollars. END SU
Supporters of the parish concept hope to use the money saved to put back into the ministry.
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IN Q=We have

(( JOE WINSTON/CONGREGATION MEMBER:WE HAVE TWO CHURCHES PAYING ONE MINISTER, INSTEAD OF TWO MINISTERS, AND THE METHODIST CHURCH HAS ALWAYS PROVIDED A PARSONAGE FOR ITS MINISTER AND NOW THERE'S ONLY ONE PARSONAGE FOR THE TWO CHURCHES INSTEAD OF TWO PERSONAGES. ))
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OUT Q=two parsonage.
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IN Q=It did

((MAYNARD CASE/CONGREGATION MEMBER:IT DID WORK, AND IT IS WORKING, AND IT IS HEALTHY, FOR BOTH CHURCHES, I THINK, WE HAVE WORKED REAL WELL TOGETHER. ))
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OUT Q=together.


Reverend Cobb is looking to expand the parish-- possibly to involve as many as six churches.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Danville.))
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


The Civil War was about states' rights, not slavery. How many times have we all heard that?
Still to come on News 7 at Six, the author of a new book on the "late unpleasantness" weighs in with his opinion.
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and some VO-TECH students will get the chance to show off their skills at a national competition. That story and more when we return.
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Vocational-Education


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-33
GRAPHIC=Education


LEARNING by DOING--
That's what students at the Botetourt Technical Education Center say about their hands- on schoolwork.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


And their enthusiasm is paying off.
Several students are heading to Kansas City next month to take part in a national vocational competition.
For students not satisfied with more traditional schoolwork, trade school provides them a jump start to the future.
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SOT 1:14:03
IN Q=I think it's

((STEPHEN REESE/JUNIOR: I THINK IT'S A WHOLE LOT BETTER THAN OPENING UP A BOOK, WHEN IN THIS CLASS YOU CAN USE YOUR HANDS AND LEARN HOW TO DO IT YOURSELF. ))
SOT 1:18:49

((MICHAEL HUBBARD/SENIOR: YOU GET, LIKE I SAID, A COMPETITIVE EDGE BECAUSE YOU GET AN ADVANTAGE. YOU'RE ALREADY PREPARED AS YOU COME OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL.))
SUPER=01-Stephen Reese/Junior;
SUPER=01-Michael Hubbard/Senior; :12
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OUT Q=out of high school
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VO-NAT


While most high school students are encouraged to go on to four- year colleges, B- TECH officials say there is more demand for skilled workers in the job market.
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SOT 1:06:21
IN Q=In 1950

((JIM BUSHONG/BOTETOURT TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER: IN 1950, WE ONLY NEEDED 30 PERCENT OF SKILLED LABORERS. AS WE ENTER THE WORKFORCE NOW, 70 PERCENT OF THE LABOR FORCE HAS GOT TO BE SKILLED. MUCH MORE ELEVATED THAN IN THE PAST. ))
SUPER=01-Jim Bushong/Botetourt Technical Education Center;
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OUT Q=than in the past
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VO-NAT


B-Tech features courses ranging from drafting to auto mechanics.
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Civil-War


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6PM
WRITER=TST
TAPE#97-22
GRAPHIC=Kenneth Davis


A best-selling author has a bone to pick with some southern heritage enthusiasts.
Kenneth Davis specializes in question- and- answer- style books designed to make history interesting to casual readers.
In his book "Don't Know Much About the Civil War," Davis takes issue with southern history fans who argue that slavery was a minor factor in the war.
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IN Q=People don't

((KENNETH C. DAVIS/AUTHOR: PEOPLE DON'T UNDERSTAND THAT THIS WAS THE CULMINATION OF 200 YEARS OF HISTORY. WHAT GOES BACK TO THE VERY BEGINNINGS OF THE ENGLISH IN VIRGINIA. THEY BROUGHT SLAVES IN ALMOST IMMEDIATELY, AND THIS ISSUE WAS AN UNDERCURRENT THROUGHOUT AMERICAN HISTORY. THERE'S NO QUESTION IN MY MIND THAT THE CIVIL WAR WAS FOUGHT ABOUT SLAVERY.))
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OUT Q=fought about slavery
Talent=Keith
SS=Kenneth Davis


Davis isn't out to hammer the South, though. Among other points, he refutes the story that Confederate President Jefferson Davis was disguised in women's clothing when he was captured by Union troops.
He says the Confederate leader's wife threw a shawl over his shoulders to keep him warm after he was captured -- and that northerners twisted the story around.

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming your way tonight in sports, the rain is again the big winner at Indianapolis, a Danville native and current Pittsburgh Pirate pulls an inside job today in the big leagues,
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and we'll get on the course with the cyclists taking part in today's saturn Festival Cup bike races in downtown Roanoke.
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S-Indy


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


The 81st Indianapolis 500 was postponed for the second straight day thanks to another one of those rain events.
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SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN/ABC; :00


Just before 3:30 eastern time this afternoon, the race stewards at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway made the call to postpone the race until tomorrow at Noon.
The fans did get to see 15 laps worth of racing today before the rain arrived, plus they witnessed a three car crash on the pace lap.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=hold indy


Tony Stewart will be the leader when the race resumes tomorrow with pole sitter Arie Luyendyk second.

S-Gordon


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-36
GRAPHIC=CHARLOTTE


The Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte didn't end until nearly one o'clock this morning, and then it had to be shortened by 77 laps.
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SUPER=03-Concord, NC; :00


Jeff Gordon picked up the win, and in so doing completed a Charlotte sweep by winning the Winston, the Coke 600 pole and the race itself.
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((JEFF GORDON/COCA-COLA 600 WINNER:))
SUPER=01-Jeff Gordon/Coca-Cola 600 Winner; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=...tighten up (double out)."
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S-Bikes


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-3
GRAPHIC=SATURN CUP


Roanoke's Memorial Day sporting tradition known as the Saturn Festival Cup rarely goes off without at least the threat of a shower. Today the thereat was again there, but somehow the men's and women's pro events were able to light up the downtown streets without any interference from Mother Nature.
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IN Q=FIRST AUDIO
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Saturn Festival Cup; :00
SUPER=01-Bart Bowen/Team Saturn Cyclist; 1:03
SUPER=01-Mark McCormack/Men's Saturn Cup Winner; 1:17
SUPER=01-Sandra Kolb/Women's Saturn Cup Winner; 1:58
RUNS=2:05
OUT Q=...THAT MINDSET."
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((The only reminder of the much needed morning rain was an occasional puddle along Church Avenue.
Of course when you're traveling over 35 miles an hour surrounded by 57 other bikes, you don't exactly have time to check out the edge of the road. NAT SOUND OF WIDE ANGLE SPEED
Roanoke police were on hand to keep an eye on any of these would-be speeders on the downtown streets, but even they had trouble keeping up with Team Saturn's Bart Bowen, who recently won a big cycling event in Japan. In this 45 lap race he made the competition feel like it was on the other side of the world, as he bolted to a 17 second lead with 20 laps to go. NAT SOUND SPEAKER ((BART BOWEN/TEAM SATURN CYCLIST:))
Bowen kept his distance from the field for the next ten or so circuits, before teammate Mark McCormack came from no where to offer some protection from a late charge.
The two covered the field and crossed the line hand in hand, with Bowen giving the win to McCormack as a way of saying thanks. ((BART BOWEN:)) ((MARK MCCORMACK/SATURN CUP MEN'S WINNER:))
In the women's 30 lap event 10 riders emerged from the start on Church avenue and made their way around the tight one kilometer course.
The lead changed hands a number of times in this race as the ladies wheeled past Greene Memorial United Methodist Church and turned onto Luck Avenue.
The final lap produced a mad dash for the finish line, with Maryland's Sandra Kolb, a full time triathlete, hitting the stripe first for the Saturn Cup win.)) ((SANDRA KOLB/WOMEN'S PRO EVENT WINNER:))

S-Orioles


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-6
GRAPHIC=ORIOLES/YANKEES


The Baltimore Orioles won their seventh game in their last nine outings, and their 32nd of the year with a come from behind 8-to-6 victory over New York.
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SUPER=03-New York, NY/Orioles vs. Yankees; :00


The Orioles got started in the right way with this Brady Anderson solo homerun, but they would also need to come up with six runs in the seventh inning to overcome a 6-to-2 New York advantage.
SUPER=35-Baltimore/8/New York/6;


Anderson had a double in that frame to propel the O's to the 8-to-6 win.
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S-Pirates


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-7
GRAPHIC=PIRATES/CUBS


And finally tonight the Cubs beat the Pirates 2-to-1 in a game that featured two inside the park homers in less than 5 minutes.
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SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA/Cubs vs. Pirates; :00


Sammy Sosa had just slide safely across the plate in the top of the sixth when Tony Womack came up to the plate in the bottom of the inning with the same idea.
The Danville native, who graduated from Gretna high school, turned on the
SUPER=35-Chicago/2/Pittsburgh/1;

jets and beat the throw to home by a mile.
The Pirates still lost 2-to-1.
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