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Next on News 7-
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The man who confessed to Ann Landers that he killed his wife- has an outburst in court today.
A chemical leak in Northwest Roanoke today.
Plus the man known for Tool Time could end up doing Jail time-
And Singer Bob Dylan is hospitalized.
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News 7 is next.

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Good Evening.
He's the man who confessed to Ann Landers he killed his wife.
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Today Michael Knowles took the stand telling the court he was trying to threaten his wife into coming home- not kill her.
He also had an outburst as the jury was trying to leave for deliberations.
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Actor Tim Allen faces Drunk Driving charges. He was stopped over the weekend in a Detroit Suburb.
And singer Bob Dylan is hospitalized with a potentially life threatening heart ailment.
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Plus Robin says clouds and cool for tomorrow.
Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Knowles


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Members of a Montgomery County jury considered the evidence against murder suspect Michael Knowles for more than two hours today.
They'll resume their deliberations in the morning.
Knowles has a history of bizarre behavior, and that was evident today in a trial that hinges on his mental health.
Joe Dashiell has more.
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There were only two defense witnesses, the psychologist who diagnosed Michael Knowles as a classic paranoid schizophrenic, and the defendant himself.
As members of his family watched in the courtroom, Knowles told the jury that he was trying to threaten his wife into coming back home... not kill her.
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And once all of the evidence was in and the jury was preparing to leave, he spoke again.
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Michael Knowles outburst and comments that followed from others in the courtroom prompted the defense to ask for a mistrial.
The judge denied that motion, instead warning jurors to disregard the the incident.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Christiansburg.))

Cole


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TAPE#97-31
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A man convicted of killing his girlfriend's toddler was sentenced today.
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Steven Wayne Cole pled guilty to second degree murder in the death of two year old Joshua Blevins.
Cole received a thirty year sentence with ten years suspended.
He faces more prison time for unrelated crimes.
Cole has accumulated eleven misdemeanors and seventeen felonies in five years.
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TX-Tornado


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Texas Governor George W. Bush has declared tornado-ravaged Jarrell a disaster area.
Damage is estimated at 20 million dollars.
As Jonathan Freed reports, at least 27 people are dead, 23 others are still missing.
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((Searchers in Jarrell are poking through mounds of unidentifiable muddy debris, looking for victims, or something to salvage. Little remains in the path of the funnel cloud that decimated this subdivision about 40 miles north of Austin. TONYA WAGERS, JARRELL RESIDENT : I HAVE NO PLACE TO LIVE, NO PLACE TO GO, WHAT I HAVE ON IS WHAT I OWN. Yellowed grass, burnt off by 200 mile per hour winds, marks the boundary between life and death. In this town of less than one-thousand people, virtually every survivor knows someone who died.
THE FAMILY THAT LIVED BEHIND US...ALL FIVE GOT KILLED.
When the warning siren sounded, people took shelter huddled against interior walls and in bathrooms as they've been taught to do since they were children. Those childhood lessons were little protection against the deadliest storm to hit texas in ten years.
ED RICHARDS, WILLIAMSON COUNTY SHERIFF Hopeful find someone alive?" A: "Absolutely, hopeful until everything is looked at down there."
Several other towns from Austin to Waco were whippped by twisters about the same time Tuesday. The storms brought golf-ball size hail and driving rains that destroyed dozens of homes. JONATHAN FREED/CBS NEWS: DEALING WITH THE FORCE OF THE STORM, THAT IT WAS ON THE GROUND FOR OVER 25 MINUTES, AND IT MEASURED A 4 ON A SCALE OF 1 TO 5. JONATHAN FREED, CBS NEWS.))

OK-Trial


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Testimony is over in the Timothy McVeigh Trial.
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The defense rested its case but without presenting an alibi.
Attorneys played a taped converstaion of prosectuion witness Michael Fortier.
On tape- Fortier says he plans to make up a story about the Oklahoma City bombing.
During the past several days defense lawyers also tried to bring into question the credibility of evidence at the FBI Crime lab-
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((JOHN WALSH/CBS NEWS LEGAL CONSULTANT: THE MOST YOU CAN SAY IS THEY HAVE GIVEN THE JURY SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT. YOU CAN'T SAY THAT THEY BLEW THE GOVERNMENT OUT OF THE WATER, NOT EVEN CLOSE.))
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Closing arguments are expected tomorrow.
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Joe-Camel


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Is Joe Camel a role model for Children?
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The Federal Trade commission says yes. It wants to ban the cartoon character from advertising that reaches minors-
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((JODIE BERNSTEIN/FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION: THE COMMISSION ALLEGES THIS CAMPAIGN WAS USED TO PROMOTE AN ADDICTIVE AND DANGEROUS PRODUCE TO CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 AND THAT THIS PRACTICE IS ILLEGAL.))
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The F-T-C says the use of Joe Camel to sell cigarettes is unfair advertising practice.
R-J Reynolds says it will fight to keep using the symbol.
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VMI


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TAPE#97-24
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Women entering VMI will, for all intensive purposes, get the same treatment as their male counterparts... according to the school's latest status report.
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Female rats will not have locks on their dormitory rooms.
If a cadet is changing her clothes, she will be allowed to draw the shades.
Anyone wishing to enter that room must knock and have permission to enter.
As expected, female rats will get the traditional 'crop cut' for the first 6 weeks.
After that they'll still have to keep their hair short... but quote-- "not so short as to be unattractive in a civilian setting."
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65 women have been accepted to VMI... 32 of them have secured a spot.
Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
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Stay with us, we'll see why a pediatrician wants to make it illegal for children to ride unrestrained in the back of pickup trucks,
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and actor Tim Allen runs into trouble as he is arrested and charged with drunk driving.
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Methanol-Spill


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Investigators believe a corroded pipe is what caused a chemical leak in the northwest section of Roanoke County.
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The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality reports three-thousand gallons of methanol leaked into the ground at the Ingersoll Rand Rock Drill plant.
The D-E-Q says residents of nearby homes are in NO immediate danger.
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Methanol is defined as a volatile, flammable, and poisonous form of alcohol.
It's often used as a solvent and antifreeze.

Truck-Belts


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The Virginia Pediatric Society says as many as three children each year die when they're thrown from the back of a pickup truck. Such an accident
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happened in Montgomery County last Saturday.
Seven year old Samantha Rentch was thrown from the back of a pickup when it crashed into another car.
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Doctor Hugh Craft, who heads Community Hospital's pediatric intensive care unit, AND the pediatric society, says he and his colleagues will make another attempt to ban unrestrained children in pickup truck beds.
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(( FOR US THIS IS KIND OF A NO BRAINER, IT'S VERY MUCH LIKE WHY SHOULD YOU PUT A CHILD SAFETY SEAT IN THE CAR, CHILDREN RIDING IN THE BACK OF PICKUP TRUCKS ARE AT RISK NOT ONLY BECAUSE THEY MIGHT BE INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT, BUT OVER HALF THE CHILDREN THAT ARE KILLED OR INJURED RIDING IN THE BACK OF PICKUP TRUCKS ARE THROWN OUT JUST DURING REGULAR OPERATION OF THE VEHICLE. ))
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Governor Allen has vetoed pickup truck restraint legislation twice.
Craft says the bill's legislative sponsors will re-introduce the bill next year, in hopes that Governor Allen's successor will have a different viewpoint.

Boty-Car


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Charges have been certified against a Maryland man who authorities say put his child's life in jeopardy because of excessive speeding.
Darryl Joe (RED-fern) Redfearn was clocked at over one hundred miles an hour on Route 220 in Botetourt County.
After state police pulled him over, troopers discovered Redfearn's 6-year old son standing up in the back of the car.
Redfearn is charged with Reckless Endangerment of a Child.
If convicted, he could face a five year prison term.


Allen


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Actor Tim Allen was arrested over the weekend and charged with drunk driving.
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The star of T-V's Home Improvement was pulled over in Detroit for driving 70 in a 40 mile an hour zone.
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Once stopped, police say they smelled alcohol on Allen's breath.
He was arrested after failing several sobriety tests.
Police say his blood alcohol level was point one-six which is well over Michigan's limit of point one.
Police described Allen as cooperative. He faces a pretrial conference in late June.
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Dylan


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Singer Bob Dylan is hospitalized with a potentially life threatening illness.
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A spokesman says Dylan was hospitalized over the weekend for severe chest pains.
Doctors found he was suffering from Histo-plasmosis (histoplasmosis) which is a lung infection that causes swelling in the sack around the heart.
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Dylan was expected to launch a European tour next month.
But doctors say he will be hospitalized until his condition improves.
He will also require a period of recuperation following his release.


Vets-Cemetery


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Virginia has sent so many sons and daughters to defend her freedom that 13 federal cemeteries in the Commonwealth have NO room to spare.
Today, the gates opened on Virginia's answer to that problem.
Ellen Qualls report.
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(( It's a strange sight.
Rows of marble plaques with NO names, behind which will rest ashes.
Acres of a cemetery with NO markers.
But all too soon, these 125 acres in Amelia County will be busy with more than celebration.
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((CHARLIE MONTGOMERY/VVA STATE COUNCIL: THE VETERANS CEMETERY IN VIRGINIA IS LONG OVERDUE AND WE STILL NEED MORE FOR OUR AGING VETERANS. WE HAVE ONLY STARTED THE WORK THAT NEEDS TO BE DONE.))
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The dedication of the first state-run veterans cemetery in Virginia caps off a fight that has spanned five governors.
Doug Wilder finally made a state commitment.
He won a bronze star.
Perhaps ironically, it was the one without any military record who saw it to completion.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THIS CEMETERY BEARS THE SILENT TESTIMONY TO WHAT SO MANY FRIENDS AND FAMILIES HERE KNOW FIRSTHAND: THAT FREEDOM DOES NOT COME WITHOUT A PRICE.))
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((DONALD DUNCAN/VA. DEPT. OF VETERANS AFFAIRS: WE'RE PHASING OUT SOME OF THE NATIONAL CEMETERIES AND WE HAVE A LOT-- WORLD WAR TWO, WHICH HAS THE LARGEST NUMBER OF VETERANS THAT HAVE SERVED THIS COUNTRY ARE ALL GETTING OLDER AND MANY OF THEM ARE DYING. AND SO WE NEED THIS PLACE AS A FINAL RESTING PLACE FOR THOSE SOLDIERS.))
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((LUTHER ANDERSON/VFW STATE COMMANDER: THEY BROUGHT OUR FREEDOM WITH THEIR SACRIFICES. AND GOD BLESS ALL OF 'EM.))
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((OVER THE NEXT FEW WEEKS THE REMAINS OF THE FIRST VETERANS WILL START BEING INTERRED IN THIS CEMETERY. OVER THE NEXT 30 YEARS, THE REMAINS OF 55- THOUSAND VIRGINIA VETERANS WILL BE LAID TO REST HERE. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, AMELIA COUNTY.))
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Coming up next, Saltville could be close to getting its railroad back on track,
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and the owner of the Franklin County Speedway says he needs some help or his track will be on its final lap.
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Saltville-RR


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The town of Saltville is one step closer to regaining railroad service.
Town Council and Roanoke-area businessman Bill Pinkerton tonight wrapped up a contract that allows Pinkerton to buy the nine mile tracks that link Saltville with the Norfolk Southern main line in Glade Spring.
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Norfolk Southern abandoned the railbed in 1984, and gave the tracks to the town.
Saltville Town Manager John Clark says Pinkerton will buy the line for 180 thousand dollars.
Pinkerton has had a crew clearing the rails since back in March. He's forming his own railroad to run on the tracks.
He hopes to begin hauling freight by early fall.
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Franklin-Speedway


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The owner of the Franklin County Speedway says his track's running on fumes.
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Whitey Taylor says he's behind on payments for a 25 thousand dollar loan, and his creditors want 20 thousand dollars by June 10th.
Otherwise, the Speedway goes up for auction.
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Taylor blames his financial troubles on a failed Willie Nelson concert at the track back in 1980.
When the concert never happened, angry fans set fire to a barn on an adjoining property.
Taylor had to replace the barn, and he lost money on the concert, putting him more than 200 thousand dollars in debt.
Today he said he's considering declaring bankruptcy.
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((WHITEY TAYLOR/FRANKLIN COUNTY SPEEDWAY: I DON'T WANT TO, BUT IF IT COMES TO IT, I WILL. LARGER CORPORATIONS THAN WHITEY TAYLOR HAVE BANKRUPTED BEFORE. ))
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Taylor says he could have SCRAPED-BY financially, but a colder than normal spring put the brakes on ticket sales.
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S-Score


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Heisman trophy winner Danny Wuerffel strapped on a different kind of helmet yesterday as the future New Orleans Saints quarterback got a chance to take a ride in a military jet today at Elgin Air Force Base in Florida.
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S-NCAA


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After five days of intense double elimination play, the Southern Maine Huskies wasted Wooster to win the NCAA division 3 baseball title last night in Salem.
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Both team came out ready to play in the first inning, as Maine's Jason Crepeau the big right hander rips this shot over the right field fence. It's one to-nothing in favor of Huskies.
But the Wooster Scots, Keith Humphry's alma mater, answered with a shot of their own in the bottom of the first. Travis Snyder lifts one over the right field fence to make it 1-all.
But Southern Maine would dominate the game the rest of the way scoring 14 unanswered runs. Tony Miner whacks one off the top of the wall in deep center field.
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The Huskies beat Wooster for the second time in the tourney to capture the Division Three title with a 15-to-1 win.
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S-Franklin


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In high school baseball; the Franklin County Eagles grounded the G.W. Danville Eagles 2-nothing to advance to the Northwest region final last night.
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In the fifth, with two outs; Matt Ferguson connects on this bullet that splits the Eagle outfielders. Ferguson ends up on third with a triple.
Then, Jeremy Scott brings in the eventual game winner, smacking this pitch down the third baseline, Ferguson scores for a 1 to nothing Franklin County lead.
SUPER=34-Franklin Co./2/G.W. Danville/0;

In the bottom of the sixth; The Eagles Jason Arrington singles to right plating Shane Boyd. Franklin County's Brian Strong gets his first shutout of the season as the Eagles win 2-nothing and will play in the regional final Friday.
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After the game, Franklin County shortstop Jeremy Adkins was presented with the first annual W.W. Naff scholarship. Adkins will use the 12 hundred dollars towards his education at Ferrum.

S-Glenvar


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Glenvar has advanced to tonight's Region C semi-finals in Covington thanks to a 10-to-6 come from behind win over Parry McCluer yesterday.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Fighting Blues vs. Highlanders; :00


We pick up the action in the top of the first. Parry McCluer centerfielder Robert Snyder gets things started on a bloop single to right center.
Then, Jeremiah Brokenborrow connects on a hard grounder to short that Glenvar shortstop Brett Willet just misses, Snyder comes on home from second and the Fighting Blues took a 1-nothing lead.
The Highlanders finally got their bats revved up as Chris Carroll smashes
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this shot to centerfield that gets the merry go round rolling
Glenvar beats the Blues 10-to-6.
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S-Daly


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Last night we heard from John Daly, who after 8 weeks in the Betty Ford Center, said he was ready to come back on Tour.
Roanoke's Chip Sullivan played against Daly in college and is still one of John's friends.
He, like many folks, is hopeful John can make a successful comeback.
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S-Tiger


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WIPE TO ENG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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SUPER=03-Dublin, OH; :00


This weekend Big John will have to share the spotlight with who else but Tiger Woods, who plays his third straight event, the Memorial in Dublin, Ohio.
Today he got in several hours of practice, as if he needed it!
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Sports Tease


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Still to come tonight, a treat for youth hockey fans is coming up next month courtesy of Virginia Amateur sports and some other sponsors.
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Plus, Robby Gordon's unfortunate day at Indy will cost him at least two races on the NASCAR circuit.
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S-Gordon


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The Winston Cup warriors start heading north to Dover, Delaware tomorrow for this Sunday's Miller 500.
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SUPER=03-Concord, NC/Last Wednesday; :00


Unfortunately, Sabco Motorsports driver Robby Gordon, a candidate for Winston Cup rookie of the year honors will miss this weekend's race and the June 8th event at Pocono.
SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN/ABC;


Gordon was injured yesterday's when the invisible ethanol flames caused first and second degree burns on both of his hands and his right thigh during the Indy 500.
Wally Dallenbach, who is running a limited schedule in another SABCO car and not schedule to race at Dover will take his place Sunday.
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S-Common


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WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-6
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The Commonwealth Games of Virginia, the area's olympic style festival that is set for July 18th and 19th, is expecting more than 11 thousand athletes this summer.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00


This morning, games' officials announced they are doing more for the athletes and hockey fans in the area.
For starters, a "Beatles Broadway Style" concert will be held at Victory stadium on Saturday night July 19th.
And some of the Express members are holding a free roller hockey clinic next month on June 7th for all youth in the area at CMT.
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S-Bowl


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And finally tonight, the brand new NRV super bowl in Christiansburg that just opened last Sunday held its first night of league play this evening.
And in the just the second game bowled at the center tonight, Floyd's Denton Reed through the almighty 300 game in the Wednesday night summer league.

S-NBA


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WRITER=Mike
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The Chicago Bulls put the Miami Heat out of its misery last night with a 100 to 87 win in game five of the Eastern conference final that give the series to the Bulls 4 games to one.
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Michael Jordan was criticized for playing 40 holes of golf the day before the Bulls' loss in game four. Yesterday he only played 18 between practice ands the game, but he was still soaring.
Jamal Mashburn tried to keep the Heat from getting turned down too quickly, but he was no match for the Bulls.
Jud Buechler to Brian Williams on the break for the slam and the Bulls
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advance to the NBA Finals with the 100 to 87 win in game five.
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Reynolds-Hamlett


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She thought her financial tug of war was over... but it seems actress Debbie Reynolds has been forced to pull harder on the rope.
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"America's Sweetheart" has filed a law suit against ex-husband and local developer Richard Hamlett in U-S District Court in Roanoke.
Last year a Nevada judge awarded her an 8-point-9 million dollar divorce settlement.
But she has yet to collect.
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Reynolds is hoping the lawsuit will stop Hamlett from transferring his assets until he pays up.