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Next on News 7-
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Bedford Schools try again- this time pounding out a budget. Find out where the cuts will come.
Deadly tornados rip through Texas killing 30 people.
Plus We'll hear from the woman trapped for eight hours in a Bath County Cave.
And a court date is set for Marv Albert.
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News 7 is next.

Newsbreak


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Good Evening.
Tornados tear through Central Texas-
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SUPER=03-Central Texas;


Killing 14 people and injuring dozens more.
The dead are in the small town of Jarrell. Authorities say the town is gone.
SUPER=@File;


The Supreme Court ruled Paula Jones can move forward with her sexual harrassment case against the President- even though he's still in office.
SUPER=03-Bath Co.;


Not a great holiday for this woman- she was stuck in a Bath County cave for eight hours. We'll hear her story.
Plus we'll tell you about the tie between cloning research and Virginia Tech.
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Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Bedford-Schools


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-35
GRAPHIC=Education


After dangling for weeks, the budget axe finally fell in Bedford County tonight.
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SUPER=03-Bedford


The school board came into its work session needing to chop more than two million dollars from its proposed budget for the next fiscal year.
They reached their goal by trimming programs, expenses and about two dozen jobs, including twelve assistant principal positions throughout the school system.
But one school board member says some of those employees might still be back next year.
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((BETTY EARLE/SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER: THE ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS WILL BE.. ..LARGEST AMOUNT OF STUDENTS.))
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The board also voted to impose a 25 dollar per student fee for instructional materials.
It still needs to find more than a million dollars to pay its bills for the rest of THIS school year.
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Texas-Twisters


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
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Deadly twisters tore through Central Texas-
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SUPER=03-Jarrell, TX;

30 people are dead and dozens of others are hurt. This is what one of the tornados looked like-
Several others touched down in three counties stretching from Waco to Austin.
Most of the fatalities came in the small town of Jarrell about 40 miles north of Austin.
One resident says it looks like most of the town is Gone- Crews are now searching for anyone who may be trapped.
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This is what it looked like in Austin Texas as storms roared in.
Large hail also fell making for tough travel in that area.
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Fatal-Bedford


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A Bedford man was killed and two critically injured when they were thrown from their vehicle tonight.
The crash happened in Bedford county at about five thirty.
Police say the three men were in a 1972 GMC Jimmy-
They were apparently traveling too fast around a curve on Route 640 and hit some trees- ejecting all three men.
25 year old John Henry Tanner of Bedford was dead when rescue crews arrived-
Two other men were airlifted to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital where they're undergoing surgery at this hour.
Their names have not been released.

GE


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Earlier this year the G-E plant in Salem laid off more than 100 hourly workers for a few weeks.
Now there are indications some salaried employees will go.
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A source familiar with the situation who's talked with G-E management says a "significant cut" to G-E's salaried workforce is on the way.
He was also told it would serve as a "wake up call".
No solid numbers have been pinned down.
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G-E currently has 1150 salaried employees in Salem, and 900 hourly workers.
At first there were indications a cutback would come as soon as this week.
Now other sources believe it has been delayed, possibly several weeks.


Kroger


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Kroger workers in Charleston, West Virginia spent the day and night in court today, trying to keep 125 jobs from coming to Roanoke County.
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Dozens of Kroger workers and some of their family members are asking a circuit judge for an injunction against the company.
Kroger has closed a warehouse in Charleston and plans to consolidate the operation with one in Glenvar.
The workers contend Kroger has to keep the Charleston warehouse going, because the company accepted 27- million dollars in public bonds to build it.
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The hearing has continued into the night. The judge has not released a decision.

Cave-Rescue


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A Reston woman who survived a caving accident in Bath County yesterday says she wants to thank the rescue workers who got her out.
Today she told Eric Earnhart what she went through.
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(( It was her first time in a cave, but Sheryl Valone had an experienced guide, and was wearing protective gear.
And that probably saved her life, as she lost her footing on a rock.

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((SHERYL VALONE;THAT I DON'T REMEMBER AT ALL, I DON'T REMEMBER THE FALL AT ALL, I DON'T REMEMBER THE LANDING, I JUST REMEMBER WAKING UP, I GUESS I WAS UNCONSCIOUS FOR A WHILE ))
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As the rescue effort mobilized outside the cave, Valone woke to find herself at the bottom of the drop, unable to move.

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((SHERYL VALONE;I KIND OF KNEW WHAT HAPPENED, MY FRIENDS KIND OF EXPLAINED TO ME WHAT HAD HAPPENED, I KNEW THEY WERE OUT GETTING HELP SO I KNEW THERE WAS NOTHING I COULD DO BUT JUST WAIT ))
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Her companions helped her fight off hypothermia as she waited, and wondered how badly she was hurt.

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((SHERYL VALONE/ ;I WASN'T MOVING TOO WELL, I THOUGHT I MIGHT HAVE MORE DAMAGE THAN I DID AS FAR AS FRACTURES AND INTERNAL PROBLEMS, IT WAS SCARY, I FELL PRETTY LUCKY, I FEEL REALLY LUCKY. ))
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A possible concussion, but nothing broken.
doctors say if a CAT scan shows no serious damage, she can go home.
And this first time caver says it will NOT be her last time.

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((SHERYL VALONE/ ;I'D LIKE TO TRY IT AGAIN, I WOULD YEA... MAYBE NOT SOON
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Eric Earnhart, News 7))

Jones


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GRAPHIC=Jones


The woman suing President Clinton for sexual harrassment can move forward with her case- while the President is still in office.
As Byron Pitts reports it's a victory for Paula Jones.
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((It was a win of sorts for Paula Jones. The former Arkansas state worker who said then Governor Bill Clinton made unwanted sexual advances towards her in this Little Rock Hotel in 1991. She filed a sexual-harassment lawsuit AFTER Clinton became President. And an Arkansas judge ruled the suit would have to wait until Clinton left the White House. A ruling the U.S. Supreme Court over turned - saying the lawsuit was unrelated to his official duties as President. That means the lawsuit can go forward. GIL DAVIS/JONES' LAWYER: Jones' attorneys in Washington were almost giddy at times. Across town, President Clinton's lawyer was stone faced.
ROBERT BENNETT/CLINTON'S LAWYER: I'M QUITE CONFIDENT, I'M NOT A PROPHET, BUT I'M QUITE CONFIDENT THAT WE WILL ULTIMATELY PREVAIL IN THIS CASE.
LEON FRIEDMAN/CONSTITUTIONAL LAW EXPERT: IT WILL BE DELAY, DELAY, DELAY. LEGAL ARGUMENT. LEGAL ARGUMENT. SO WE'LL BE LUCKY IF THIS CASE IS ARGUED BEFORE 2002, AND I THINK WE MAY SEE A SETTLEMENT BEFORE THAT. BYRON PITTS, CBS NEWS, AT THE U.S. SUPREME COURT.))
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Still to come on the newscast, workers in the area say a proposed law could hurt their income,
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and a murder victim's daughter takes the stand today to testify against her father.
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Albert


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Marv Albert's trial is set for September 22nd.
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The N-B-C sportscaster was booked, fingerprinted and photographed today in connection with sex charges against him.
Albert was indicted last week on charges of biting a woman repeatedly and forcing her to perform oral sex in his hotel room in February.
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((GERARD TREANOR/ALBERT'S ATTORNEY: WE LOOK FORWARD TO THAT TRIAL AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO HIS VINDICATION.))
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Albert was silent as he pushed through a throng of reporters with his fiancee-
If convicted, he could get up to life in prison.
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Knowles


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Michael Knowles admits he shot and killed his wife last March.
Today, his attorneys said they will offer a "psychiatric defense" against charges that include first degree murder.
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Knowles listened as a police investigator played a tape recording of his confession.
And his daughter told the jury that he laughed after shooting her mother.
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((VANESSA KNOWLES/VICTIM'S DAUGHTER: SHE WASN'T DEAD THEN, AND I JUST THOUGHT IF I COULD GET HIM OUT OF THE HOUSE SHE WOULDN'T DIE, BUT HE WOULDN'T LEAVE.))
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Knowles lawyers say he has serious mental problems, and believed his wife was involved in a relationship with a man she met over the internet.
Knowles is expected to testify, when defense attorneys present their case.

Halifax-Ax


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Traffic was slowed for hours along route 58- in Halifax County after the driver of a tractor trailer crashed into a row of trees.
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The accident happened between Danville and Turbeville (Ter-buh-ville) around nine this morning.
The driver of the rig, 24- year old Jamaine Anthony Boyd of Maryland, was flown to Duke Medical Center where he's in serious condition.
State police believe Boyd may have fallen asleep because there were no skid marks.
No one else was injured.
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Comp-Time


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TAPE#97-28
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Legislation that could cut overtime pay for hourly workers across the U-S is getting attention in Southside Virginia.
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The Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees, or UNITE, has started a letter writing campaign to Senators voting on the bill.
UNITE members from Tultex, Fieldcrest Cannon, and Health Tex are involved.
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((RICHARD MINTER/UNITE LOCAL 1994: WE'VE SENT 2000 LETTERS TO SENATOR JOHN WARNER, AND WE SENT 2000, ABOUT 25- HUNDRED TO SENATOR ROBB.))
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((JOANNE WALKER-HARRIS/UNITE LOCAL 1994: FOR US HERE, WE MAINLY NEED THAT LITTLE EXTRA MONEY TO HELP US THROUGH A LITTLE MORE THAN THAT EVERY DAY, FORTY HOUR PAYCHECK.))
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UNITE explains the bill would require people to work 80 hours in a two week period before they get overtime.
It would also let companies choose how to pay for overtime...with either comp time or overtime pay.
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Senator Warner has stated he's for the bill, Senator Robb is against it.

SOAS


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Virginia's new educational standards have an agricultural group concerned.
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SUPER=03-Richmond;


The Future Farmers of America say the Standards of Accreditation could mean an end to agriculture classes.
That's at a time when enrollment in "ag classes" has increased by two thousand students a year for the past five years.
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((WILLIE MORRIS/FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA: SUCH AS THE AGRICULTURE BUSINESS CLASSES WHERE YOU WOULD LEARN TO DO SUCH THINGS AS KEEP RECORDS AND USE BALANCING RATIONS SO TO SPEAK, JUST SIMPLE WAYS TO BALANCE YOUR BOOKS AND YOUR BILLS.))
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((SONJA HOUFF/FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA: I THINK PART OF IT'S HANDS ON. AND FOR ME, I REMEMBER WHEN I WAS IN HIGH SCHOOL THAT TRIGONOMETRY CLASSES AND SCIENCE CLASSES -- YOU GOT A LOT OUT OF THEM. BUT ACTUALLY, HANDS ON AND ACTUALLY WORKING IN THE SHOP OR ACTUALLY GOING OUT IN THE GREENHOUSE AND SEEING YOUR PRODUCTS THROUGH.))
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The state Board of Education votes on the new standards June 11th.
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Coming up next, a leading researcher of cloning comes to Virginia Tech saying his process is misunderstood,
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and from the Greenbrier, we'll see how one of golf's living legends is still in the swing of things as he celebrates his 85th birthday.
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sheep-cloning


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In February, a Scottish company announced it had successfully cloned a sheep--
Ever since, international debate has raged on over the ethics of the discovery.
As Andrew Freiden reports, the debate's made a stop in Blacksburg.
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(( Ron James says the media has missed the message-- and sensationalized the accomplishments of the scientists at his company.
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((RON JAMES/PPL THERAPEUTICS: THE UNIVERSITY HAS GIVEN ME THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLAIN TO A WIDER AUDIENCE WHY EXACTLY WE MADE DOLLY. AND TO CORRECT SOME OF THE MISCONCEPTIONS THE MEDIA HAS HAD ABOUT WHAT WE'RE REALLY TRYING TO DO. AND I WELCOME THAT OPPORTUNITY. ))
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James says his company has no interest in cloning humans.
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((RON JAMES: I CERTAINLY CAN'T SEE ANY REASON AT ALL FOR REPRODUCING ADULT HUMANS, EVEN IF WE COULD DO IT. ))
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The real goal of the research is to cure humans of diseases like Cystic Fibrosis.
That won't be done by cloning, but by using a similar technique to genetically alter sheep to produce complex human proteins in their milk.
These proteins would be purified, and injected into the patient.
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((RON JAMES: AND MAINLY THE REASON FOR THAT IS THE ANIMAL'S MAMMARY GLAND EXISTS TO MAKE IT MAKES IT CHEAPLY.))
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PPL Therapeutics has 20 researchers in Blacksburg.
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((IT'S NOT JUST A QUESTION OF DOING IT CHEAPER, WE ALSO HAVE SOME VERY SKILLED SCIENTISTS HERE AND TO SOME EXTENT, WE ALSO FEED OFF THE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH WHICH GOES ON WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY AREA.))
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James says he'll endure public criticism about this ground breaking work.
Because he thinks the research will eventually save lives.
Andrew Freiden, News7, Blacksburg.
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S-Score


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Plenty of regional softball and baseball action from the high school ranks plus the NCAA baseball highlights from Salem.
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But first, a scary moment for the Orioles tonight in their game with the Yankees.
Watch Cal Ripken Junior give chase to Tino Martinez's pop up in foul territiry.
Big Cal flips backwards into the photog box, but he gets up unscathed, let's see how the O's are doing in this game tonight.
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S-NCAA


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The NCAA Division 3 baseball tournament is down down to just two games at Salem Memorial.
Yesterday afternoon Wooster beat Carthage 2-to-1.
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And last night New York's Cortland State was trying to become the first team in the tournament to beat Southern Maine.
But the Huskies would get on the board first. Tony Minor rips a shot to deep left center field, but the catch is made right up against the wall.
Jason Crepeau tags on the sacrifice fly and scores from third to make it 1-to-nothing.
Cortland State would answer in the fifth as the red Dragons Dan McAvoy lifts
one into center field, and plates SUPER=34-Southern Maine/1/Cortland State/2;

Jon Young. Cortland State would get one more in the ninth to win it 2-to-1.
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Cortland State now plays Wooster today at 3:30, with Southern Maine getting the winner for the championship tonight at 7.

S-Baseball


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-7
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The Region Three baseball championships opened last night in Danville at Dan Daniel Memorial Park with Salem losing to Brookville 7-to-1.
And William Byrd taking on Gretna in the nightcap.
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SUPER=03-Danville/Gretna vs. William Byrd; :00


The Terriers were trying to back on get back on track after losing to Salem in the Blue Ridge tourney title game last Friday.
And they would do just that as Ryan Willie singles into right field and drives on a run to give the Terriers a 1-to-nothing lead in the first.
Still in the first, Tommy Chambers comes up with the big blast of the inning with a triple to center field scoring two runs to make it 3-to-nothing Byrd.
Then in the third inning Byrd would strike again with Ross Blankenship
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drives in another run as the Terriers take a 6-to-2 lead on Gretna. And they win it 10-to-4.
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S-Glenvar


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-5
GRAPHIC=REGION C SOFTBALL


Over at Green Hill Park, high school regional softball was in the spotlight as two old Group-A rivals Glenvar and James River Knights hooked up in a Region C opener.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Knights vs. Highlanders; :00


Glenvar ace Amy Layman overcame a slow start in the opening frame and settled down to toss a one hitter and strike out 16 James River Batters.
She also drove in the first run of the game in the third inning and then scored the final tally of the evening on this infield hit.
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Glenvar shuts out the Knights 2-to-nothing in Region-C action.
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S-Softball


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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Lancers vs. Knights; :00


Plenty of rain drops at Penn Forest park this afternoon as Cave Spring hosted Amherst County in a Northwest region softball opener.
Cave's Sarah Ogilvie got the party started in the first inning as she opens the scoring with this two run homer over the left field fence to make it 2-zip.
But Amherst came back in the top of the second, as Angel Cashwell singles to right field and plates Jaime Campbell and LaToya Thomas to tie it at 2.
The Lancers added two more runs in the third on a sacrifice fly and this Tiffany Taylor single to right field that brings home Kelly Gouldthorpe. It's 4-to-2 Amherst.
SUPER=34-Amherst Co./5/Cave Spring/4/Northwest Regionals;


The Knights would manage to cut it to 4-to-3 in their half of the inning as Stacy Morioka scampers home on Nikki Turner's fielder's choice. But Cave Spring, and its nine seniors come up a run short losing 5-to-4.
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Amherst moves on to the semi-finals in the region. The Lancers play at home tomorrow afternoon.

S-Daly


ANCHOR=Mike
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WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-28
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From those big hitters to another.
Big John Daly is ready to return to the PGA Tour.
After spending 8 weeks in the Betty Ford Center trying to beat his alcohol dependency, Daly has lost 32 pounds and says he plans to play in this week's Memorial in Dublin, Ohio.
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((JOHN DALY/RETURNS TO PGA TOUR THIS WEEK:))
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Sports Tease


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WRITER=Mike
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Still to come tonight, the Indy 500 is finally over.
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After two days of rain and a rash of crashes today, Arie Luyendyk wins his second 500 championship.
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S-Indy


ANCHOR=Mike
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WRITER=Mike
TAPE#r-36
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They finally were able to finish the Indy 500 today, as the rains stayed away from the track for a few hours.
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If you had any ties to NASCAR this was not your race as three notables found out.
First Robby Gordon who began the day in fourth place, saw his chances for a win go up in smoke and those deadly invisible flames produced by the Indy fuel.
Gordon had to roll in the grass to put out the fire on his driving suit, he finished 19th after completing just 19 laps.
Then just 12 laps from the finish former Quaker State driver Steve Kinser, lost control of his car and spun into the outside wall.
Kinser finished 14th in his rookie appearance.
And Tony Stewart, who plans to start driving on the NASCAR circuit for joe Gibbs next year also hit the wall with a few laps to go. He managed to continue and finish fifth.
In the end, a true Indy veteran won the race as pole sitter Arie Luyendyk beat his racing teammate Scott Goodyear to the flag for his second career 500 win.
More than $8 million in prize money was awarded today.
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The most impressive finisher was rookie Jeff Ward who came in third.
Not too many years ago, he was riding in motocross events in Axton at Lake Sugar Tree.

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The western conference NBA championship series resumed last night in Utah with the Jazz and Rockets battling in game five.
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Jerry Sloan had his team back home where it seldom loses in the Delta Center.
And Karl Malone would make himself right at home on the left side, hitting one of his patented fadeaway jump shots.
But Hakeem Olajuwan knows a little bit about dropping in those type of shots and he answers the Mailman on the other baseline.
But back come the Jazz - Malone to SUPER=32-Houston/91/Utah/96/Game Five;

John Stockton for the 3, and Utah wins 96 to 91 to take a 3 games to 2 lead in the series.
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He is a golfing legend and a Hot Springs Native-
Today Sam Snead got some birthday presents from his former employer-- a party and a free round of golf.
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When Snead wasn't tearing up the PGA Tour in his younger days, he was the head golf pro at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
Today, in honor of his 85th birthday... Slammin' Sam got the royal treatment.
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((SAM SNEAD/PRO GOLFER: I NEVER THOUGHT IT WOULD COME TO THIS. WHAT THEY'VE DONE FOR ME HERE AT THE CLUB. SLAMMIN' SAMMY'S THE BAR, THE MEMORABILIA... MY SON WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THAT. I NEVER THOUGHT THAT WOULD EVER HAPPEN. ))
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During his legendary career, Snead won a record 81 PGA tournaments... including three Masters Championships and a British Open.
He's also a co-founder of the Senior's Tour... an accomplishment he calls one of his greatest ever. (----------------)