06:00-01

E-MontAx-folo

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=dal
TAPE#=97-34
GRAPHIC=fatal Accident


Alcohol and drugs may have been factors in a Montgomery County accident Saturday that killed a woman from Elliston.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./Saturday;


Samantha Rentch died when the pick-up truck she was riding in collided with an oncoming car.
The accident happened along route 4-60.
Rentch was thrown from the truck on impact.
Also Injured in the accident were 25- year- old Philip Lewis of Christiansburg and 12- year- old Tony Anders of Check.
Anders is in stable condition at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
Police arrested the driver of the pick-up truck Christopher Fisher.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


He's charged with driving under the influence, refusal to take a breath test and possession of marijuana.

E-Franklin-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=fatal Accident


An early morning accident yesterday has left a man dead.
Curtis Brown of Appomattox died after driving over the edge of the highway and crashing into several trees.
The accident happened along route 2-20.

SKYDIVING-CRASH


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Federal investigators today will try to determine whether a plane that crashed near Miami was overloaded.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Near Miami, FL/Amateur Video;


The cessna two-ten, a four seater, was carrying seven people and skydiving gear, when it went down in a sweet potato field near the everglades.
One skydiver managed to leap from the plane safely as it began to stall and go out of control.
But five other skydivers and the pilot were killed.
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TORNADO


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=tornado


Tornadoes have left a trail of damage in the nation's mid-section.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Argonia, KS/Amateur Video;

4:00:37
This video was shot in Argonia, Kansas as a storm passed nearby.
The funnel cloud did touch down, however little damage was reported and there were no injuries.
The storms did produce heavy rain and marble-sized hail.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=hold


But a twister tore up several homes and blew empty rail cars off their tracks in central Oklahoma.
High winds also downed power lines and trees in northern Virginia.

E-Allen


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#=97-18
GRAPHIC=Allen, George


Governor Allen used a number of different modes of transportation last week as he visited Southwest Virginia as part of his "listening tour."
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wytheville/Thursday;


The governor traveled on horseback, took a bicycle trip on the Virginia Creeper Trail near Abingdon, and rode a train from Giles County to the coalfields.
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SOT
IN Q=I very much enjoy

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I VERY MUCH ENJOY GETTING OUT WITH THE PEOPLE, LISTENING TO THE PEOPLE. MOST OF THEM ARE VERY OPTIMISTIC, THEY ARE VERY POSITIVE. THEY'RE PLEASED WITH EITHER THE JOBS OR THE GREATER SAFETY, OR THEY LIKE OUR ACADEMIC STANDARDS IN EDUCATION. AND YOU ALSO HEAR PEOPLE WHO HAVE SOME CONCERNS,AND THEY COME UP WITH ALL SORTS OF IDEAS, SOME REALLY GREAT IDEAS THAT NO ONE HAD THOUGHT ABOUT.))
SUPER=@Allen
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=no one had thought about.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


Allen says these trips help him learn what really matters to ordinary Virginians.

E-FEST-ARTISTS


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=DAL
TAPE#=97-42
GRAPHIC=Festival in the Park


The works of two award winning artists were on sale this weekend at Roanoke's Festival in the Park.
The area high school students have won money for college through the festival's scholarship program.
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SOT 12:28:58
IN Q=WE THINK IT

((CATHY CADDY/SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRPERSON: WE THINK IT WILL PROBABLY GIVE SOME STUDENTS AN OPPORTUNITY TO FURTHER THEIR EDUCATION IN THE ARTS THAT PERHAPS THEY WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO DO SO OTHERWISE.))
SUPER=01-Cathy Caddy/Scholarship Chairperson;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=TO DO SO OTHERWISE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Creceda (Cree-CEE-da) LaMaire (La-Mare) won second place and will receive 750-dollars for each year of college as long as she majors in art.
The Cave Spring senior plans to attend Appalachian State in the fall.
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SOT 12:25:21
IN Q=I PLAN ON

((CRECEDA LAMAIRE/SCHOLARSHIP WINNER: I PLAN ON GOING INTO ART THERAPY. IT'S A COMBINATION OF PSYCHOLOGY AND FINE ARTS AND IT'S JUST TO HELP ANYBODY WITH A PROBLEM TO EXPRESS THEMSELVES THROUGH ART RATHER THAN JUST THROUGH VERBAL COMMUNICATION.))
SUPER=01-Creceda LaMaire/Scholarship Winner;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=VERBAL COMMUNICATION
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VO-NAT


Jason Bradford received special recognition.
The Festival provided him and Creceda with a free booth.
The money they make will go to their education.
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SOT 12:38:56
IN Q=I PLAN TO GO

((JASON BRADFORD/SCHOLARSHIP WINNER: I PLAN TO GO TO ROANOKE COLLEGE AND GET MY BACHELOR'S DEGREE AND THEN FROM THERE PURSUE A CAREER IN SOME LINE OF COMMERCIAL ART WORK.))
SUPER=01-Jason Bradford/Scholarship Winner;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=COMMERCIAL ART WORK
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VO-NAT


The festival has given away nearly 30-thousand dollars since the program began in 1992.
Funds raised by the annual Shrimpfest and donations from local businesses provide the scholarship money.
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E-Lifejackets


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=DAL
TAPE#=97-38
GRAPHIC=Water Safety


Today is memorial day and this weekend is the traditional beginning to the summer vacation season.
And marina operators on Smith Mountain Lake want to help make this fun season safe as well.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


The BOAT-U-S Foundation for Boating Safety has funded a life jacket loaner program.
These jackets are available at Saunders Parkway Marina at no cost.
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SOT 10:33:35
IN Q=YOU JUST BASICALLY

((JAMES CLAYTON/SAUNDERS PARKWAY MARINA: YOU JUST BASICALLY SIGN OUT ONE. WE GET YOUR NAME, PHONE NUMBER AND SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER. YOU TAKE A LIFE JACKET ACCORDING TO THE SIZE YOU NEED AS MANY AS YOU NEED FOR HOW MANY CHILDREN YOU HAVE IN YOUR PARTY OR GROUP GOING OUT ON A BOAT.))
SUPER=01-James Clayton/Saunders Parkway Marina;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=OUT ON A BOAT
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VO-NAT


Clayton says children are more likely to be hurt in water accidents because they're inexperienced swimmers.
He hopes all boaters will use common sense by outfitting children in life preservers.
Clayton says he hopes this program will expand to other marinas on the lake in the future.
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Common-Sense


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#Common Sense
GRAPHIC=common Sense


Many kids receive a regular allowance.
Should yours?
Here's Len Besthoff with this week's edition of Common Sense.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=What are
SUPER=@Len1; :00
SUPER=01-Gary Collins/J.C. Bradford & Co.; :09
RUNS=:57
OUT Q=the newsdesk.

((
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 02:51:49
IN Q=What are

((What are some of the pros and cons of giving your child an allowance? Gary Collins with J-C Bradford and Company here in Martinsville explains.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=explains.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 02:17:20
IN Q=Well I

((GARY COLLINS/STOCKBROKER-J.C. BRADFORD & CO.: WELL I THINK ON THAT ONE I'M AN AUTHORITY BECAUSE I HAVE THREE BOYS MYSELF. I THINK CHILDREN DO NEED AN ALLOWANCE. NOT SO MUCH A REWARD OF THEM GETTING MONEY EVERY WEEK JUST FOR, TO BE GIVING IT TO THEM, BUT I THINK IF THEY EARN IT, WITH LITTLE CHORES AND THAT TYPE OF THING. LOT OF PEOPLE COME BACK AND SAY, YEAH BUT YOU'RE REWARDING THEM FOR SOMETHING THEY ALREADY SHOULD BE DOING. BUT AT THE SAME TIME I USE IT AS A LEARNING TECHNIQUE FOR MY CHILDREN AS LEARNING THE VALUE OF MONEY. I TRY TO INSTILL TO SAVE, AND THEN HAVE A LITTLE BIT OF MONEY FOR WHEN THEY GO TO THAT TOY STORE OR WHEN THEY SEE A C-D THEY WANT, THEY'LL HAVE A LITTLE BIT OF CASH TO BUY THAT INSTEAD OF GOING TO MOM AND DAD SAYING, DADDY CAN I PLEASE HAVE THE MONEY TO BUY THIS? THIS WAY THEY ALREADY HAVE A SAVINGS PATTERN INSTILLED IN THEM, AND THEN ALSO UNDERSTAND THE VALUE OF IT.))
RUNS=:44
OUT Q=value of it.
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SOT 03:02:38
IN Q=I'm Len

(( I'm Len Besthoff with this week's edition of Common Sense, let's send it back to the newsdesk. ))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=newsdesk.))


E-Small-Business


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#=97-26
GRAPHIC=Business News


There may be more jobs available in Virginia than there are skilled workers to fill them.
News 7's Tina Tenret has more.
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SOT
IN Q=Currently there are
SUPER=01-Robert Templin/Va. Ctr. for Innovative Tech.; :00
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :16
SUPER=20-Tina Tenret; :23
SUPER=01-Lee Ann Carter-Monsour/Carter's Cabinet Shop; :59
RUNS=1:24
OUT Q=News 7 Roanoke

((
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:47:59
IN Q=currently there are

((CURRENTLY THERE ARE 19-THOUSAND JOB VACANCIES IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA. IF WE COULD FIND A REGION OF VIRGINIA THAT HAD THE WORKFORCE SKILLS AND THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE, I THINK WE COULD BRING 500 OF THOSE HIGH-WAGE JOBS EVERY MONTH TO A REGION FOR THE NEXT TWO YEARS.))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=the next two years
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Will the region rise to this challenge?
Dr. Robert Templin is telling the Chamber of Commerce there are jobs out there.
The hot spot is technology, and Internet business is booming.
But Templin says the workforce falls short on skills.
He says computers in the classroom is a must for all ages.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:00:09
IN Q=It's not all

((ROBERT TEMPLIN/PRESIDENT OF VIRGINIA'S CENTER FOR INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY: IT'S NOT ALL JOBS THAT REQUIRE COLLEGE DEGREES, HOWEVER. THE MAJORITY OF NEW JOBS BEING CREATED REQUIRE MORE TRAINING THAN HIGH SCHOOL BUT LESS THAN A BACHELOR'S DEGREE. SO COMMUNITY COLLEGES FIGURE IN PROMINENTLY AS WELL.))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=as well
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Lee Ann Carter-Monsour is the president of her own Cabinet making business and the winner of the Chamber's Small Business Awards.
She agrees technology plays a large part in her store's success.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:38:46
IN Q= our machinery

((OUR MACHINERY IN THE SHOP, RUN BY COMPUTERS, AND I SORT OF DO EVERYTHING THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY AND THEN THEY HAVE TO TAKE WHAT I DO AND COMPUTERIZE IT AND MAKE IT HAPPEN. BUT IT'S MADE A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE.))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q= a world of difference


Templin says Roanoke, Richmond and Lynchburg could compete globally in technology -- if the work force were up to speed. Tina Tenret, News-7.))

Crash


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


In Southern Florida, federal investigators today will try to determine whether a skydiving plane that crashed yesterday was overloaded.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Near Miami, FL/Amateur Video;


The cessna two-ten, a four seater, was carrying seven people and skydiving gear, when it began stalling and spiraling out of control.
One of the skydivers parachuted to safety.
But the pilot and five other skydivers were killed when the plane burst into flames after nose diving into a sweet potato field between Miami and the Everglades.
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Central-Park


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=murder investigation


Funeral services will be held tomorrow for a real estate agent who was found dead Friday in New York's Central Park.
Two teens who were drinking with the victim are suspected of stabbing him more than two dozen times.
Dave Browde has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-New York, NY;
SUPER=01-Charles McMorrow/Victim's Brother;
SUPER=01-David Browde/Reporting;
SUPER=01-Ayrton Dos Santos/Friend of Victim;
RUNS=1:36
OUT Q=FOR CBS NEWS.


FUNNEL-CLOUD


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=tornado


A stormy holiday is making this a weekend to remember in the midwest.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Argonia, KS/Amateur Video;

4:00:37
This video was shot in Argonia, Kansas as a storm passed nearby.
The funnel cloud did touch down, however little damage was reported and there were no injuries.
The storms did produce heavy rain and marble-sized hail.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=hold


Meantime, a twister in Central Oklahoma destroyed several homes and blew empty rail cars off their tracks.
High winds also downed power lines and trees in northern Virginia.

2-E-Allen


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#=97-18
GRAPHIC=Allen, George


Southwest Virginia was one of Governor George Allen's destinations last week as part of his "listening tour."
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wytheville/Thursday;


The governor traveled on horseback, took a bicycle trip on the Virginia Creeper Trail near Abingdon, and rode a train from Giles County to the coalfields.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=I very much enjoy

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I VERY MUCH ENJOY GETTING OUT WITH THE PEOPLE, LISTENING TO THE PEOPLE. MOST OF THEM ARE VERY OPTIMISTIC, THEY ARE VERY POSITIVE. THEY'RE PLEASED WITH EITHER THE JOBS OR THE GREATER SAFETY, OR THEY LIKE OUR ACADEMIC STANDARDS IN EDUCATION. AND YOU ALSO HEAR PEOPLE WHO HAVE SOME CONCERNS,AND THEY COME UP WITH ALL SORTS OF IDEAS, SOME REALLY GREAT IDEAS THAT NO ONE HAD THOUGHT ABOUT.))
SUPER=@Allen
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=no one had thought about.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=none


Allen says these trips help him learn what really matters to ordinary Virginians.

E-Deregulation


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=Virginia State Seal


Virginia wants companies to compete for power.
Later this year, the State Corporation Commission will tell the General Assembly how to deregulate utilities, and give consumers more options when choosing their electric supplier.
Officials are also considering a proposal to freeze Virginia Power electric rates for five years while the utility prepares for competition.

2-E-Lifejackets


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=DAL
TAPE#=97-38
GRAPHIC=Water Safety


As the summer vacation season opens this weekend, marina operators on Smith Mountain Lake are cautioning people to put safety first.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


The BOAT-U-S Foundation for Boating Safety has funded a life jacket loaner program.
These jackets are available at Saunders Parkway Marina at no cost.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:33:35
IN Q=YOU JUST BASICALLY

((JAMES CLAYTON/SAUNDERS PARKWAY MARINA: YOU JUST BASICALLY SIGN OUT ONE. WE GET YOUR NAME, PHONE NUMBER AND SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER. YOU TAKE A LIFE JACKET ACCORDING TO THE SIZE YOU NEED AS MANY AS YOU NEED FOR HOW MANY CHILDREN YOU HAVE IN YOUR PARTY OR GROUP GOING OUT ON A BOAT.))
SUPER=01-James Clayton/Saunders Parkway Marina;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=OUT ON A BOAT
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Clayton says children are more likely to be hurt in water accidents because they're inexperienced swimmers.
He hopes all boaters will use common sense by outfitting children in life preservers.
Clayton says he hopes this program will expand to other marinas on the lake in the future.
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2-E-MontAx-folo


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=dal
TAPE#=97-34
GRAPHIC=fatal Accident


In Montgomery County, a motorist is facing a number of charges, including drunk driving following a Saturday accident that killed a woman from Elliston.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./Saturday;


Samantha Rentch died when the pick-up truck she was riding in collided with an oncoming car.
The accident happened along route 4-60.
Rentch was thrown from the truck on impact.
Also Injured in the accident were 25- year- old Philip Lewis of Christiansburg and 12- year- old Tony Anders of Check. Anders is in stable condition at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
Police arrested the driver of the pick-up truck Christopher Fisher.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=none


He's charged with driving under the influence, refusal to take a breath test and possession of marijuana.

Arlington-Wreath


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=clinton


President Clinton will lay a wreath at Arlington National cemetery today in remembrance of those who served our country.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Arlington;


Thousands of people braved the rain yesterday to pay their respects to the war dead.
Many attended the national memorial day concert on the west lawn of the capitol.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


Meantime, President Clinton leaves tonight on a three-nation European trip.
His first stop is Paris, where he and Boris Yeltsin will sign an accord giving Russia a role in NATO.

E-BATEAU-Festival


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=DAL
TAPE#=97-39
GRAPHIC=none


Some participants relived the past this weekend at the James River Batteau Festival.
Denise Allen and videographer Rob Monroe introduce us to one crew, as they work to make their craft sea-worthy.
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SOT
IN Q=we chose
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; :06
SUPER=01-Paul Thomas/Governor Henry Captain; :21
SUPER=01-Lynn Ward/River Batteau Society; :47
SUPER=@Denise2; 1:01
RUNS=1:19
OUT Q=News 7
(((/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:41:22
IN Q=we chose

((WE CHOSE 1816 AS OUR FOCUS FOR THE GOVERNOR HENRY.))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=GOVERNOR HENRY


The crew of the Governor Henry successfully completed the 126 mile journey down the James last year.
But before they launch the craft on June 14th some repairs need to be made.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:30:52
IN Q=this is sidney

((PAUL THOMAS/GOVERNOR HENRY CAPT.: THIS IS SIDNEY HUGGINS AND SHE'S CAULKING THE BOAT. WE HAVE A WOODEN SPINE AND THE CRACK WHICH IS QUITE LARGE AND WE'RE PACKING COTTON ON EITHER SIDE OF THAT SPINE.))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=OF THAT SPINE


The wood is then saturated with water.
It swells and the cotton acts like a gasket sealing the cracks.
That's the way it was done back then.
And that's why this group won the authenticity award last year.
They say they're trying to create an awareness of another time.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:46:21
IN Q=figuring out HOW

((LYNN WARD/ROANOKE-STAUNTON RIVER BATTEAU SOCIETY: FIGURING OUT HOW THEY IN THOSE DAYS PRESERVED THEIR FOOD, CARRIED FOOD WITH THEM, WHAT KIND OF FOODS. IT'S NOT JUST THE BOAT TRAVELING DOWN THE RIVER.))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=DOWN THE RIVER


Before the Governor Henry ever saw water, this crew did a lot of research.
They say there's proof of batteau travel down the Pig River in Franklin County.
That research also helped them construct this 46 foot boat from white oak and poplar trees.
The repairs are almost complete and the crew says they're ready for their trip back to the 1816.
Denise Allen News 7.))

4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=nba


In playoff action,
Eddie Johnson's buzzer-beating three-pointer gave Houston a 95-to-92 victory over Utah.
For that and the rest of last night's scores let's check the boards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-j/Houston/95//Utah/92//Series Tied 2-2/;
SUPER=X5031;
SUPER=0103-/N.Y. Rangers/2/j/Philadelphia/4//Flyers win 4-1/;
SUPER=X5011;
SUPER=0093-/Salem/1/j/Prince William/3///j/Durham/7//Lynchburg/5///;
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0091-/Texas/5/j/Detroit/13////Baltimore/6/j/Cleveland/7///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-/Anaheim/3/j/Toronto/4//11 Innings//Oakland/6/j/Minnesota/7//10

Innings/;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-j/Milwaukee/11//Chicago/7////Seattle/3/j/Kansas City/4//11

Innings/;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-j/Pittsburgh/8//Montreal/6///j/St. Louis/9//San Francisco/3///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-/Chicago/5/j/Cincinnati/7////Atlanta/0/j/Los Angeles/2///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-/Houston/5/j/Colorado/8////San Diego/2/j/Florida/6///;
RUNS=1:03

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