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ANCHOR=Eric
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Coming up next on News 7 at 11.
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Dozens of worshipers are killed and injured when a fire struck a temple in India.
A West Virginia town is recovering from last night's train wreck and chemical fire.
And the strange story of a missing pilot, and the ashes of 3500 people he left behind.
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ANCHOR=Eric
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News 7 at 11 is next.

India-Fire


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire


A raging fire at a Hindu temple killed 39 people in India yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Thanvajur, India;


The death toll is expected to rise... at least 90 people were injured during the fire, at least half are in critical condition.
The fire swept through a giant marquee at the temple, but the temple itself, a historic monument, nearly a thousand years old, was not damaged.
Police say they think the fire was sparked by a firecracker, and then spread to containers of oil nearby.
The fire, the third of it's kind in India in three years, is focusing attention on poor safety standards in the country.
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Levin-Murder


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=NET
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


The former student accused in the death of Jonathan Levin (luh-VIHN') says he visited Levin the day he was killed, but didn't carry out the killing.
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Court papers say Corey Arthur told police he was at Levin's apartment when two people burst in -- one with a gun, the other a knife.
Arthur says they ordered him to bind Levin with duct tape, and then Arthur says he fled.
Arthur says he only learned later about Levin's death.
Levin was the son of Time Warner C-E-O Gerald Levin. Police believe he was tortured for the password for his A-T-M bank card.
Arthur and an alleged accomplice were arraigned today in New York. Neither entered a plea or requested bail.
The case goes to a grand jury this week.
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Train-Collision


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#=Net
GRAPHIC=Train Accident


Some West Virginia residents are finally making their way home after a train wreck and explosion drove them away.
A train carrying chemicals hit another train west of Charleston yestersay.
Reporter Alan Cohen has more.
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Ralston-Affair


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
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Published reports say Air Force General Joseph Ralston will withdraw his name from the list of those seeking the job of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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Ralston arrived at Andrews Air Force Base today, returning from a trip to Asia.
He's reportedly taking the action because he has admitted an extramarital affair while separated from his wife in the 1980s.
Adultery is a crime in the military. Just a few weeks ago, airforce pilot Kelly Flinn avoided a courtmartial for adultery and disobediance by taking a general discharge.
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ANCHOR=Eric
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Ralston says he will stay in the military.
Meanwhile the Pentagon is asking it's law department to review adultery rules in the military.

Fatal-Ax


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


An Amherst man is dead after crashing along route 60.
According to police Tommy Talmadge Tomlin swerved off the road near an intersection.
Tomlin then over-corrected, crossed traffic and struck an embankment.
Tomlin later died at Lynchburg General Hospital.

Cremated-Remains


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#=Net
GRAPHIC=none


California police are looking for a man who left the cremated remains of thousands of people in a storage building.
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Police say pilot Al Vieira, owner of Vieira's flying service, was supposed to scatter the ashes from his plane over fields and mountains.
But Vieira has vanished, leaving 35-hundred boxes in two storage facilities.
Some of the remains date back to the 1950's.
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Police say they don't know why Vieira never disposed of the remains. They've issued a warrant for his arrest on suspicion of grand theft.
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Motorcycle-Ax


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC= Accident


Police are not sure what caused a motorcyclist to wreck along route 43 near Eagle Rock.
The cyclist hit a guard rail and skidded along the rail while still on his bike.
He then hit a telephone pole and was thrown over a hill.
The cyclist is from Lynchburg and is reportedly in serious condition at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.





Gardner


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#=97-27
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


According to a federal judge a Rush Limbaugh book was too advanced for a nine- year- old boy to read in school.
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use file tape from 97-24, Gardner;
A teacher confiscated Jason Gardner's copy of "The Way Things Ought to Be," and his father sued, claiming the boy's First Amendment rights were violated.
In court Friday, Judge James Turk indicated he would dismiss the part of Gardner's lawsuit involving the Limbaugh book.
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=Legal Scales


But it's likely Judge Turk will let the rest of the lawsuit go forward.
Gardner says this year teachers have told Jason to remove an Oliver North bumper sticker from his book bag, and an anti- Clinton button from his shirt.
Gardner says as far as he's concerned, his son can continue to bring conservative reading material to school.

Candidates


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-21
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With primaries just around the corner, Republican candidates are making stops throughout the Commonwealth trying to win votes.
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use file tape from P-Gil-Davis, 597-27; or P-Gil-Davis, 597-22;
Gil Davis -- a Fairfax lawyer -- talked to voters at the Fairfax County fair yesterday.
Davis is best known as Paula Jones' attorney. Jones is suing President Clinton for sexual harassment. use file tape from 97-13, E-Stolle; 597-12, P-Stolle;
State Senator Kenneth Stolle spoke at a rally at a Fraternal Order of Police lodge. use file tape 97-25, P-Earley; 97-28, AG-Debate;
About 75 Henrico Republicans heard from state Senator Mark Earley of Chesapeake and former Secretary of Public Safety Jerry Kilgore of Gate City.
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The winner will oppose Democrat Bill Dolan in the November general election.

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ANCHOR=Eric
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Still to come on News 7 at Eleven, a local group of students gets high marks in an international competition.
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And, Explore Park gets a hand from a few Marine Reserves. More about that when we return. But, first a look at your weekend weather.
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MARINES-EXPLORE


ANCHOR=ERIC
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=DAL
TAPE#=97-26
GRAPHIC=Explore Park


Virginia's Explore Park called in the troops.
Officials say a Marine Reserves unit has saved the day and lots of money for the park.
Denise Allen explains.
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This construction crew is Bravo company, 4th Combat Engineer Battalion.
The Marine Reserves unit has been using the Explore Park as a training ground for several months.
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During a military operation, Bravo company is responsible for building things, working with explosives and punching in new roads.
At the Explore Park this clearing will eventually be a parking lot and reception area.
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Both the Marines and park officials say this is a win-win situation.
The Marines get a place to train and the park gets thousands of dollars of work done just for the price of fuel.
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The marine reserves are honing their construction skills while building this picnic pavilion for the park.
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This partnership between Explore and the Marine Reserves is just one of 4 like it in the country.
Capt. Adams says they're working on similar projects which he says will continue to benefit the marines as well as the Roanoke Valley.
Denise Allen News 7.))

Pope-Homecoming


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#=Net
GRAPHIC=Pope John Paul II


Pope John Paul the Second is visiting the Polish city where he spent 20 years as a priest, bishop and cardinal.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Krakow, Poland;


The pope performed mass for a million Catholics today in Krakow.
He told worshipers to use their freedom from communism to spread love and truth.
During the visit, the Pope will visit his parent's grave, and the university where he studied theology in secret during the Nazi occupation.
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Business-Review


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#=BIZ
GRAPHIC=Business Review


Jobs are cut at the G-E plant in Salem, and the largest employer in the Alleghany Highland's makes some big changes.
Here's Len Besthoff now with the News-7 Business Review.
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((Paxson Communications, which mostly airs infomercials, has purchased WEFC Channel 38.
Its current owner says the FCC is forcing him to sell because he can't afford the costly mandatory upgrade to digital TV.
The other shoe dropped this week at the G-E Drive Systems plant in Salem this week.
The company will cut 125 salaried positions, leaving the facility with about a thousand salaried workers and 900 hourly people.
Signet will sell its 25 branches in southwest and central Virginia to reduce expenses and focus on its core area.
The locations will remain open until a buyer is found, and the bank will try to ensure that current employees get jobs with the new owner.
Crenshaw T-V and Appliance has sued WDBJ7, this station, for 30- million- dollars for conspiring to harm its business.
Last year WDBJ7 aired a series of stories discussing how extended warranties issued by Holdren's, the company Crenshaw purchased, weren't being honored anymore.
WDBJ7's general manager calls the suit "ridiculous".
Westvaco is making another multi- million- dollar investment in its Covington bleached paperboard mill.
The move will not add any jobs to the company's 2000- plus area workforce, but Westvaco emphasizes it does mean added job security.
Checking the financial markets the Dow Jones Industrial Average had a record close, ending the week up 105 points for the week, while the Nasdaq Composite gained 5 ticks.
Len Besthoff, with the News-7 Business Review.)) Nat Sot
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Odyssey


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-30
GRAPHIC=Education


Some Crystal Spring Elementary students are enjoying their success after placing high in an international science competition.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The students got back in town this evening after competing in the Odyssey of the Mind Competition in College Park, Maryland.
They presented three projects at the competition earlier this week.
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use file tape from E-OM-Competition, 97-23;
Students were given science problems to solve using limited materials and resources.
One of their projects included the construction of a 35 gram wooden stand that can support up to 665 pounds.
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ANCHOR-Eric
SS=Education


Crystal Spring students placed fourth in the competition that attracted youngsters from across the United States and foreign countries.
This was quite an accomplishment for the group of 10-year olds, going up against many students two grades ahead of them.
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SOFT MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Eric
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Next on News 7 at Eleven, it was out with the old and in with the new for many residents in the Roanoke Valley in need of household items.
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And, a local photographer remembers past decades with a photo exhibit. We'll have more about that when News 7 at Eleven returns.
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Hale-Exhibit


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-31
GRAPHIC=none


Local photographer Bob Hale has traveled many miles and has documented his journeys on film.
These captured moments of time are on exhibit at the Harrison Museum of African American Culture.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Since 1952 Hale has been taking pictures of the urban experience.
For most of his adult life he's used a bicycle for transportation.
Hale says not having a car makes it easier to stop and take pictures.
He hopes visitors to the museum will take the time to notice the intricate details of his photographs.
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Hale says it's all these odds and ends that make a picture interesting.
His exhibit will be at the Harrison Museum in Roanoke until November first.
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Trash-Pickup


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-23
GRAPHIC=Roanoke County Seal


You could have picked up a free chair and sofa this afternoon courtesy of the Roanoke Valley Resource Authority.
Four times a year citizens are encouraged to "Take it or Leave it."
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


That is drop off furniture, working appliances, kitchen items--you name it.
The items are then given away the same day to anyone who wants them.
W. Guthrie picked up some furniture.
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((W. GUTHRIE: THERE'S A LOT OF NEEDY PEOPLE OUT HERE AND I RUN ACROSS A WHOLE LOT OF THEM AND SOME OF THE STUFF I FIX UP AND GIVE TO THEM.))
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The object of "Take It Or Leave It" is to keep big items out of the landfill.
Organizers say this is just another type of recycling.
They're hoping the program catches on in the Roanoke Valley.
The free market occurs four times a year--twice in both the fall and spring at the Tinker Creek Transfer Station.
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S-NBA


ANCHOR=Roy
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WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-27
GRAPHIC=NBA LOGO


The N-B-A final is tied at two games each.
Yesterday in Salt Lake City the Jazz came from behind to beat the Chicago Bulls 78 to 73.
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SUPER=03-Salt Lake City, UT/NBC SPORTS; :


Robert Parrish watching the action in the fourth quarter.
The Jazz led by two then John Stockton passes to Greg Foster underneath the basket for the jam to make it 65 to 61 Jazz.
But Michael Jordan turned it up he hit two jumpers this one from the corner and the game was tied at 65 to 65.
Then with two minutes left in the game Jordan gets out on the break for the dunk and the Bulls led 71 to 66.
But the Jazz came right back John SUPER=32-Utah/78/Chicago/73/;Stockton

throws the ball up court to Karl Malone for the layup and a one point lead and Utah wins it 78 to 73.
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S-Braves


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-3
GRAPHIC=Braves/Giants


Barry Bonds has two home runs and Jeff Kent added another to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 5 to 3 win over the Atlanta Braves.
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SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA/SC-PAC; :


This Giant fan painted up for this afternoon's game.
In the top of the third, Atlanta's Fred McGriff hits a shot to left centerfield a runner scores and the Braves took the one to nothing lead.
Then in the bottom of the fourth Kent sends this John Smoltz pitch over the right field wall for a solo homer and the Giants trailed 2 to 1.
San Francisco tied it on a Bonds SUPER=35-San

Francisco/5/Atlanta/3/;homer then in the sixth he hits another solo homer over the right field wall the giants win the game 5 to 3.
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S-Orioles


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-13
GRAPHIC=Orioles/White Sox


Baltimore's Jimmy Key picked up his 10-th win this afternoon as the Orioles beat the Chicago White Sox 2 to 1.
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Chris Hoiles in the dug out after being robbed of a hit.
Chicago got on the board first. Chris Snopek hits a line drive into right field Harold Banes rounds the bases to score 1 to nothing White Sox.
But the Orioles come back to tie it. Roberto Alomar gets all of this pitch sending it over the right field wall for a solo homer and the game was tied at 1 to 1.
The Orioles took the lead when Tony SUPER=35-Baltimore/2/Chicago/1/;

Tarasco hits this single to centerfield scoring Rafael Palmerio from second to make it 2 to 1 and Baltimore goes on to win it 2 to 1.
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S-Scores


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-5
GRAPHIC=MLB LOGO


Geronimo Berroa hit two home runs today in Toronto.
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And he got some help from A's first baseman Mark McGwire. He hits this two run shot in the third his 24-th homer of the season to lead the A's to a win over the Jays.
For all of the scores lets check the boards.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
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WRITER=Roy
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And coming up, Bolling and Ketron win Hall of Fame titles this afternoon Justin Leonard wins the Kemper open.
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And another happy Sunday ride for Jeff Gordon who wins the Pocono 500 Winston Cup Race.
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S-Race


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#R-36
GRAPHIC=Pocono Logo


Jeff Gordon won his sixth race of the season and his second straight in the month of June taking the checkered flag at the Pocono 500.
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Tires set the tone early in the race Bobby Hamilton passes Jeff Gordon for the lead. Gordon had to go to the pits for tires on lap 20 and a couple of laps later Hamilton went to the pits with a flat.
South Boston's Ward Burton then moved the front of the field to lead with Terry Labonte running a strong second.
Then on lap 57 Bobby Labonte slides down the track side ways bringing out the second caution of the day.
Cars started to pit just before the halfway mark and Geoff Bodine took the lead for the first time on lap 101.
Ward Burton led 60 laps of the race but on lap 142 he blew an engine in the car while running in second place he finished 38-th.
But Gordon took the lead on lap 133 and he out ran the field again winning the Pocono 500 ahead of Jeff Burton who finished second.
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Dale Jarrett finished third Mark Martin fourth and Jeremy Mayfield fifth.
That's it for sports, have a great day everybody.

S-Men


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-6
GRAPHIC=Hall of Fame


It took a sudden death playoff but Botetourt's Ryan Ketron is the 1997 men's Hall of Fame champion.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :


Ketron, Ryan Fox and Barry Graham finished the third round tied at 220. But Ketron chipped in from 45 feet on the first playoff hole for an eagle to win the tournament.
Ketron shot a 70 in yesterday's final round at Blue Hills.
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Fox and Graham tied for second. While Botetourt Country Club won the team title.

S-Hall


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


Dot Bolling won her second straight Hall of Fame golf tournament yesterday at the Blue Hills Golf Club.
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Bolling was declared the winner last year after rain washed out the final round but this year she shot a 79 for a total of 155 and a three stroke win over Kathy Hull.
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ANCHOR=Roy
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Countryside won the team title with a 497. HIdden Valley was second at 502 and Blue Hills third at 506.
Jeff Gordon wins at Pocono more on that later on Mornin.

S-PGA


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-8
GRAPHIC=PGA LOGO


Gil Morgan won the Senior P-G-A today his second win in a row. He shot a 5 under par 67 to finish at 202, 14 under par.
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SUPER=03-Potomac, MD/CBS SPORTS; :


Meantime, In Maryland Mark Weibe blew a four shot lead over the final 11 holes to give Justin Leonard a one stroke win at the Kemper Open.
Weibe missed a two foot putt at 18 that would have sent the match into a playoff.
Leonard closed with a four under par 71.
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S-French


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-12
GRAPHIC=French Open


Gustavo Kuerten(KWEHR'-ten) won the Men's final at the French Open this afternoon.
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Kuerten defeated 16-th seeded Sergi Bruguera in straight sets 6-3, 6-4, 6-2.
Kuerten controlled the match from the start and he is the Lowest ranked player ever to win the French Open and the First Brazilian to win a Grand Slam event. (-------------) He was ranked 66-th in the world but now will move into the top 20.