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ANCHOR=Jean
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Good Evening I'm Jean Jadhon.
TAKE LEADER RACE #1 FULLSCREEN RESULTS


Chesapeake State Senator Mark Earley is leading the Republican primary for Virginia Attorney General. Jerry Kilgore is running second, Ken Stolle third and Gil Davis last.
TAKE LEADER RACE #3 FULLSCREEN RESULTS


In Roanoke the Democratic candidate for Commissioner of Revenue will be Sherman Holland. He defeated Marsha Compton Fielder.
TALENT=Jean
SS=Campaign 97


Join us for News 7 Prime Time at 10pm on WEFC Television.
And we'll see you for News 7 at 11 here on W-D-B-J.










Newsbreak


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Good Evening I'm Jean Jadhon.
Mark Earley will be the Republican candidate for Attorney General.
The Chesapeake State Senator won the republican primary dominating in the numbers.
Jerry Kilgore came in second- Ken Stolle third and Gil Davis last.
TAKE LEADER RACE #3 FULLSCREEN RESULTS


In Roanoke the Democratic candidate for Commissioner of Revenue is Sherman Holland. He defeated Marsha Compton Fielder. The winner goes up against Republican Guy Bird.
TALENT=Jean


Join us for all the results and reaction- coming up on News 7 at eleven. News-Heads
ANCHOR=Jean


The primary results are in-
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VO-NAT


All the numbers- plus live reports with the winning candidates coming up.
Experts explain how a teen gave birth at her prom with no medication- and no one knowing.
And police now say the murders of three teenage girls in spotsylania may be linked.
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Talent=Jean


News 7 is next.

Results


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=sly
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Good Evening I'm Jean Jadhon.
Voter turnout was light throughout the Commonwealth for this Primary Day.
Here are the race results.
TAKE LEADER FULLSCREEN RACE #1


Chesapeake State Senator Mark Earley is the Republican candidate for Virginia Attorney General. He'll take on Democrat Bill Dolan in the fall. Earley beat fellow Republicans Jerry Kilgore, Ken Stolle and Gil Davis in today's runoff.
TAKE LEADER FULLSCREEN RACE #3


Here in Roanoke, the Democratic candidate for Commissioner of Revenue will be Sherman Holland. He defeated Marsha Compton Fielder. Holland now faces Republican Guy Byrd in the November election.

GOP-Primary


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-23 **Tape Rolled from StarLink**
GRAPHIC=Republicans


In a tight four way tussle for a Republican candidate to fill the November ticket, Chesapeake State Senator Mark Earley got the best of today's small turnout.
Double Boxes=Jean and Ellen/StarLink


Ellen Qualls is at the victory party tonight.
Live=Ellen Full/StarLink
SUPER=@Ellen1;
SUPER=06-Norfolk;
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(Rollcue: Mark Earley machine)
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SUPER=01-Anne Kincaid/Earley Campaign Consultant; :36
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OUT Q=this ticket
Live=Ellen Full/StarLink
SUPER=06-Norfolk;
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Double Boxes=Jean and Ellen/StarLink
(Jean question--do you think there will be any sour grapes among these GOP

candidates?)

Fielder-Holland


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-34
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


In Roanoke a landslide victory for challenger Sherman Holland in the race for the Democratic nomination for Comissioner of Revenue.
Double Boxes=Jean and Andrew/Microwave


Andrew Freiden joins us live at that victory celebration.
Live=Andrew Full/Microwave
SUPER=@Andrew1;
SUPER=05-Roanoke;
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(Rollcue: under Marsha Compton Fielder's administration)
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(( ))
SUPER=01-Marsha Compton Fielder/Defeated Candidate
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SUPER=05-Roanoke;
SUPER=01-Sherman Holland/(D) Comm. of Revenue Candidate;
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Double Boxes=Jean and Andrew/Microwave




Home-Page


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=sly
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


And a reminder-- TAKE WEB SITE/PRIMARY RESULTS FULLSCREEN
you can also find the race results on the W-D-B-J home page. The address is W-D-B-J 7 dot com.

Bedford-Ax


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=sly
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


One man was killed this afternoon in a construction accident on Route 460 in the city of Bedford.
Reginald Falls stepped behind a dump truck which was getting ready to unload gravel for the re-paving of the westbound lane.
Police say the driver of the truck did not see Falls and struck him with the wheels of the vehicle.
Falls died at the scene.

Pratt-Release


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net B
GRAPHIC=None


He said he was innocent- Now 27 years later- Former Black Panther Geronimo Pratt is free.
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SOT 15:01:30
IN Q=

((BAIL WILL BE SET AT 25 THOUSAND DOLLARS, CHEERS AND APPLAUSE.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=nat sound of applause."
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Santa Ana, CA;


That was the reaction in court- as the judge who overturned Pratt's conviction set bail.
Pratt's been serving time for the 1968 murder of school teacher Caroline Olsen-
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SOT 15:01:00
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((GERONIMO PRATT: I AM SO HAPPY THAT YOU'VE GIVEN ME THIS CHANCE TO FINALLY EXPOSE THE TRUTH ABOUT WHO KILLED MRS. OLSEN.))
SUPER=01-Geronimo Pratt/Freed after 27 years;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=who killed Mrs. Olsen."
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VO-NAT


Pratt maintains he was framed because the FBI wanted to undermine the Black Panther movement.
Pratt's conviction was overturned after new proof that the main witness was a police informant who lied under oath.
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Prom-Baby


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net A
GRAPHIC=None


Experts are trying to understand how an 18 year old gave birth at a prom- with no one knowing.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Home Video;


Home video shows Melissa Drexler in a black dress as she arrives at her high school prom.
She later gave birth in a bathroom stall- put the baby in a trash can and returned to the dance.
Her friends and even her boyfriend did not know she was pregnant-
Dennis Hanes was sitting at her table.
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SOT 20:23:04
IN Q=

((DENNIS HANES/HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT: EVERYONE WAS ASKING HER IF SHE WAS O.K. CAUSE THE TALK AT THE TABLE WAS SHE WAS SICK.))
SUPER=01-Dennis Hanes/High School Student; QUICK!
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=she was sick."
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VO-NAT


Doctors say the terror is so profound- a teen may deny changes that are coming.
Experts say the woman's panic allowed her to get through the delivery without medication.
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SOT 20:23:53
IN Q=

((THE BRAIN IS ACTUALLY CAPABLE OF PRODUCING COMPUONDS THAT ARE BETTER NARCOTIC PAIN RELIEVES THAN TEH ONES WE HAVE.)) ((THE ONLY WAY TO HAVE A CHILD WITHOUT CRYING OUT IN PAIN IS SO TERRIFIED OF SOMEONE HEARING HER, YOU CHOOSE NOT TO CRY OUT IN PAIN.))
SUPER=01- Dr. Robert Abramovitz/Family Services; 00
SUPER=01-Michelle Oberman/DePaul Univ. Law School; 09
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=OUT IN PAIN (SECOND TIME)
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VO-NAT


The baby did not survive.
Prosecutors are awaiting test results to decide whether the woman will be charged.
Drexler's boyfriend arrived at her home with balloons aNd flowers today.
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Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE

There is a new technique for detecting gall bladder disease, a painful condition that effects mostly women. That story is up next on News 7 at Eleven,
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VO-NAT


And, we'll update the investigations into the murders of three young girls in Spotsylvania. Residents are now beginning to fear it is the work of one killer.
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wx ad lib Roll Lake Level MUSIC UP FULL
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Bank-Robbery


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-30
GRAPHIC=Bank Robbery


A man who allegedly robbed a Montgomery County bank at gunpoint this afternoon is still at large.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;


Authorities say the suspect robbed the National Bank of Blacksburg on Route 460 around 3:45.
The man apparently arrived at the bank in a taxi and then stole the car from the driver.
Sheriff's officials are expected to release a composite sketch.
The suspect is described as a being of medium build and height.
He was last seen wearing a grey T-shirt, faded blue jeans, a blue ball cap and aviator style glasses.
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Missing-Girls


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#97-40
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


The murder of two sisters last month in Spotsylvania may be linked to the killing of another teenager there last year.
As Byron Pitts reports that has many afraid a serial killer is on the loose.
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SUPER=01-Major Howard Smith/Sheriff's Dept.;13
SUPER=03-Spotsylvania; 22
SUPER=01-Lena Cook/Resident; 36
SUPER=01-Byron Pitts/CBS News; 1:05
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OUT Q=Spotslyvania, Virginia."

((Neighbors say Sofia Silva's parents believe in prayer, so they put an angel in her room. A murderer stole their daughter and Monday a mistake took away their best lead.
MAJOR HOWARD SMITH/SPOTSYLVANIA CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT: IT WAS VERY HARD TO TELL THE INITIALLY WE FOUND THEIR DAUGHTER. THEN TO HAVE TO GO BACK YESTERDAY AND SAY WE MAY NOT HAVE THE RIGHT PERSON, IT WAS A VERY HARD THING TO DO. It was hard on a whole town. Spotsylvania is a small place where parents love their children and few families lock their doors. A lifestyle shattered when the Silva girl was kidnapped and killed last year.
And then the Lisk sisters abducted and murdered eight months later. The 2 cases seem similar but a suspect in the Silva crime was already behind bars. But Monday the Virginia State Crime Lab admitted one of their examiners mishandled evidence so their suspect is apparently the wrong guy. That means 3 murders remain mysteries.
LENA COOK/RESIDENT: NOW THEIR SAYING I GUESS 3 GIRLS . IT MIGHT BE THE SAME PERSON WHO DID ALL THE MURDERS, IT'S VERY SCARY AND WE'VE GOT SOMEBODY OUT THEIR ON THE LOOSE. Byron Pitts, Spotsylvania Virginia.))

Endoscopic


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=jsu
TAPE#97-35
GRAPHIC=None


A doctor in Roanoke is using a new technique to detect gall bladder disease.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Dr. James Dill is the FIRST in the country to use endoscopic ultrasound.
It was originally used to spot cancer.
The patient is under sedation while a gasto-scope is inserted into the esophagus until it reaches the stomach.
Using an ultrasound probe the doctor can search the gall bladder for stones and signs of disease.
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SOT 12:16:44
IN Q=many people suffer

((DR. JAMES DILL/GASTROENTEROLOGIST: MANY PEOPLE SUFFER FROM GALL BLADDER DISEASE..HAVE TREMENDOUS PAIN AND THE STANDARD GALL BLADDER TEST DO NOT FIND THE PROBLEM ))
SUPER=01-Dr. James Dill/Gastroenterologist
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=the problem
Talent=Jean
SS=None


Dill says the device has a high accuracy rate-- 94 percent.
98-percent of the people affected by the disease are women.
Research shows standard tests missed half of all cases of gall bladder disease.

Tease#2

SOFT MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Coming up next on News 7 at 11, the latest on the Franklin County Speedway saga.
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VO-NAT

and...don't be surprised if you see a Zamboni riding through the streets of downtown Roanoke. We'll tell you about plans to building a skating rink.
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MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#2


Taylor


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-28
GRAPHIC=Whitey Taylor


The owner of the Franklin County Speedway has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Whitey Taylor lists just seven creditors.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co./File Tape


A first and second mortgage on the track top the list for a total of 90-thousand dollars.
He owes the I-R-S another 70-thousand.
His assets- -primarily the real property value of the track itself- outweigh liabilities by just 5-thousand dollars.
The bankruptcy petition was filed today to stop foreclosure.
It indicates the track had a quarter million dollars in income last year... an increase of more than 15-percent over the year before.
The race schedule remains unchanged while Taylor gets re-organized and figures out how to pay his debts.
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Ice-Rink


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-36
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


Roanoke residents often complain when buildings in the downtown area get demolished to make way for parking.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


This time around though, an ice rink will go where an Alright lot now sits.
"The Roanoke Ice Park" will be go up next to the Norfolk Southern building.
SUPER=03-Charlottesville;


It'll be similar to one constructed in Charlottesville about a year ago.
Downtown business leaders believe this will further solidify the growing tourism and entertainment trade.
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SOT 12:37:00
IN Q=It really

((MATTHEW KENNELL/DOWNTOWN ROANOKE INC.: IT REALLY BRINGS A WHOLE NEW AUDIENCE TO DOWNTOWN FOR EXTENDED HOURS. WE EVEN HOPE SOME OF THE RETAILERS WILL STAY OPEN LATER AT NIGHT BECAUSE OF THE PEOPLE THIS FACILITY WILL DRAW.))
SUPER=01-Matthew Kennell/Downtown Roanoke Inc.;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=will draw.
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VO-NAT


Dand R Development, which owns the Charlottesville rink, will invest four-million dollars into this project.
It's slated for completion late next year.
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=VF96-2
GRAPHIC=MLB


Lots of high school state championship acttion to bring you butt first a note from the big leagues.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA/Marlins vs. Giants; :00


Florida vs. the San Francisco Giants and Marlins pittcher Kevin Brown throws major league baseball's first no hitter of the season.
He struck out 7. Glen Allen Hill is one of his victims here.
It was not a perfect game though. Why; In the bottom of the eighth; Brown hits Marvin Benard. Marlins win 9-nothing, now the numbers. WIPE TO BOARDS
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WIPE TO SCORES
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Champs//Brentsville/1/j/Grayson Co./4//Grayson State Champs/;
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SUPER=0092-/Atlanta/6//Colorado/3/7///Houston/1//Los Angeles/0/4//;
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OUT Q=....last score."
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S-Glenvar


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-27
GRAPHIC=VHSL


Lets start with softball. The Glenvar Lady Highlanders captured the Group A state championship last night; beating Powhatan 1-nothing in 16 innings.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Powhatan/Highlanders vs. Indians; :00


Glenvar ws fired up for the season finale; with revenge in mind from last year's state champioship loos to the lady Indians.
lady Highlander pitcher Amy Layman was the ace in the hole for Glenvar. The senior pitched all 17 innings of the game and recorded 21 strikeouts while giving up only one hit.
In the 16th inning; Glenvar finally scored the winning run. Renee
SUPER=34-Glenvar/1/Powhatan/0;

Anderson lines this shot into left field and Elizabeth Wilbourne comes on home. 1-nothing Glenvar and that was the final. The lady Highlanders win the group A state softball championship 1-nothing in 16 innings.
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IN Q="We've never...

((AMY LAYMAN/GLENAVR PITCHER:)) ((SPIKE HARRISON/GLENVAR HEAD COACH:)) ((RENAE ANDERSON/GAME WINNING HIT:))
SUPER=01-Amy Layman/Glenavr Pitcher; :00
SUPER=01-Spike Harrison/Glenvar Head Coach; :08
SUPER=01-Renae Anderson/Game Winning Hit; :17
RUNS=:25
OUT Q=...my job."
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S-Rustburg


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=VHSL


In Group 2A state championshhip action. Rustburg captured the title last night. The Lady Red devils topped Loudoun Valley 2-nothing. It's Rustburg's third title in 5 years. Rustburg ace pitcher Lindsey Torrence started the game.

S-Byrd


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-9
GRAPHIC=VHSL Logo

A big night for area high schools--state softball championships for Glenvar and Rustburg, and a baseball championship for Grayson County. They are also celebrating in Vinton as William Byrd beat Tabb 4 to 1 to win the Group Two A state baseball championship title.
Roy Stanley has a recap.
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IN Q=First audio
SUPER=03-Vinton/William Byrd vs Tabb; :00
SUPER=01-Rodney Spradlin/William Byrd Head Coach; :27
SUPER=34-William Byrd/4/Tabb/1/; :56
SUPER=01-Chris Manning/Winning Pitcher; 1:05
SUPER=01-Tommy Chambers/Drove In A Run; 1:19
SUPER=01-Gary Walthal/William Byrd Assistant Coach; 1:27
SUPER=@Roy1; 1:36
RUNS=1:47
OUT Q=.......news 7 sports."
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S-Grayson


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-10
GRAPHIC=VHSL


In group A baseball; Grayson County won the Group A baseball state championship; downing Brenstville District 4-1 in Independence.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Independence/Tigers vs. Blue Devils; :00


15 hundred fans turned out to witness the first baseball state championship win in grayson County history.
The Blue devils won behind the SUPER=34-Grayson Co./4/Brentsville/1;

strong pitching of We Selfe. The senior struck out 14 batters on the night; and Grayson County wins the state championship 4 to 1.
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Sports tease


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=


Still to come tonight--they were parading in Motown for the Stanley Cup champions,
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VO-NAT


as the Detroit Red Wings joined more than a million fans in the city streets for a victory celebration.
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S-Hawkins


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-13
GRAPHIC=Radford


Radford University men's basketball coach Ron Bradley announced today that former Highlander Chris Hawkins is RU's new assistant coach.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Radford/1992; :00


Hawkins; who wore number 11 for the Highlanders, was a point guard for Radford and was an instrumental part of the university's only Big South conference championship.
Hawkins was second team all conference selection and ranks fourth in assists and in steals for the Highlanders. The 1992 Radford graduate has serves as Bladenburg high schools head coach in Maryland the last two years.
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S-Stuff


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ST5-28
GRAPHIC=Stanley Cup


The Red Wings celebrated their Stanley Cup championship today with the city of Detroit.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Detroit; :00


The streets of downtown detroit were filled with thousands and thousands of fans as the city took part in a parade for the new champions.
The Wings swept Philadelphia to give Detroit fans their first Stanley Cup in 42 years.
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SOT
IN Q=Boy

((SCOTTY BOWMAN/DETROIT HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Scotty Bowman/Detroit Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=...thank you"
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Kicker


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net C
GRAPHIC=None


Santas are wanted in New York City-
Qualifications include a hearty laugh and a big heart.
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SOT 15:22:25
IN Q=

((HO HO HO. HO HO HO. GO SANTA! GO SANTA! GO SANTA! ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=GO SANTA! (3RD TIME)
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York City;


It may be summer, but Radio City Music Hall needs Santas-
Santa Tryouts are underway for the big Christmas show.
Santa hopefuls of all shapes and sizes are singing, dancing and Ho Ho Ho-ing.
The show runs Novemver 6 to January 4th. (----------------)