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Coming up on News 7-
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Tim McVeigh is sentenced to die for the Oklahoma City Bombing.
A truck overturns and logs roll tonight in Roanoke County.
And the Salem Avalanche tries to trade a controversy for a little good luck.
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ANCHOR=Jean


News 7 is next.

McVeigh


ANCHOR=JoeD
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GRAPHIC=News-7 at Eleven


Good Evening, I'm Joe Dashiell, Jean Jadhon has the night off.
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Timothy McVeigh has been sentenced to death for his part in the Oklahoma Bombing.
The jury in the case handed down the verdict earlier this evening.
For more information we go live now to Dave Fehling in Denver.
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IN THE COURTROOM, BOMBING SURVIVORS AND VICTIMS FAMILIES PACKED THE BENCHES, AWAITING THE VERDICT. MANY HELD HANDS, OTHERS WEPT. THEN THE JURY FILED IN, STERN FACED. SOME LOOKED AT TIMOTHY MCVEIGH COLDLY. JUDGE RICHARD MATSCH READ THE LONG JURY FORM.
DID MCVEIGH INTEND TO KILL OTHERS?...YES. DID HE ACT WITH RECKLESS DISREGARD FOR HUMAN LIFE?...YES. WERE THERE SEVERE LOSSES TO INNOCENT FAMILIES?...YES. THEN THE JUDGE READ THE FINAL VERDICT....TIMOTHY MCVEIGH SHALL BE SENTENCED TO DEATH.
MCVEIGH DID NOT MOVE.
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((JOSEPH HARTZLER/PROSECUTOR: FOR THE VICTIMS AND FAMILIES OF THE BOMBING, THE VERDICT WAS TWO YEARS IN COMING.))
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((TONYA STEDMAN/JUROR: AND THE JURORS APPEARED RELIEVED IT WAS OVER TOO.))
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(( STEPHEN JONES/MCVEIGH'S ATTORNEY: MCVEIGH STILL FACES OTHER MURDER CHARGES IN OKLAHOMA. AND IN AN INTERVIEW WITH DAN RATHER ON THE CBS EVENING NEWS, ATTORNEY STEPHEN JONES SAID HIS CLIENT WAS PREPARED FOR THE DECISION.))
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220-Ax


ANCHOR=Joe
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TAPE#97-45
GRAPHIC=Accident


An overturned logging truck shut down route two-20 in Roanoke County this evening.
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The rig was heading northbound when its cargo began to fall off the truck.
The truck overturned in the median, while the load of logs ended up all over the north and south-bound lanes.
One car didn't stop in time and ran over several logs.
Police quickly opened one of the northbound lanes, but both southbound lanes remained closed for more than two hours.
Traffic was backed up for nearly three- and a half miles.
The driver of the truck was not hurt but a female passenger sustained minor injuries and was taken to an area hospital.
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New-Delhi


ANCHOR=JoeD
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#=NET A
GRAPHIC=Fire


Authorities in New Delhi, India are blaming an electrical generator for the fire that ripped through a packed movie theater today.
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At least 60 people were killed including 12 children.
Authorities say more than 200 people were hurt.
Most of the victims suffocated on dense smoke from burning ceiling insulation.
The fire broke out during a war movie, and many patrons thought smoke billowing from the screen was a special effect.
The theater seats one- thousand people. It was close to capacity when the fire started.
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Harvey


ANCHOR=JoeD
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#=97-26
GRAPHIC=Harvey Michael


A former Radford University student charged with arson and murder made his first court appearance.
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20- year old Michael Harvey is accused of setting fire to a fraternity house near the Radford campus in February of 1996.
21- year old Christopher Mirch died in that fire.
A judge appointed a public defender to represent Harvey but that may change.
Harvey told the court he was making about 250- dollars a week before his arrest.
If he is able to make bond and returns to work-- the judge says Harvey will have to pay for his own attorney.
The former student was arrested earlier this week while undergoing National Guard training.
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Environmental-Coalition


ANCHOR=JoeD
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#=97-28
GRAPHIC=Smart Highway


Opponents of the smart road keep hearing additional details about it... and they don't like what they're hearing.
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Work is just beginning on the road-bed east of Blacksburg.
V-DOT insists it's only site preparation... nothing that can't be UN-done, if a judge issues an injunction to block the project.
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((IF CONSTRUCTION PROCEEDS- -AND THEY'RE ALREADY MOVING EARTH OUT THERE NOW, PRELIMINARY PLANS TO PUT THE HIGHWAY THROUGH AND THE BRIDGES THERE- -IS THAT AN INJUNCTION FROM THIS JUDGE WOULD STOP THE PROJECT COLD IN ITS TRACKS.))
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Environmentalists hoped corporate sponsors of the project would give up on it, if the court orders a delay to re-assess the environmental impact of such things as snow-making towers, broader roadbeds, and higher speed limits.
Government attorneys declined to speak to reporters- -claiming that's U-S Justice Department policy.
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ANCHOR=JoeD
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A ruling from Judge Jackson Kiser could come as early as next week.

Wall-Street


ANCHOR=JoeD
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
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It was a week like no other on Wall Street.
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained more than 70 points today for another new high.
It was the sixth record close in a row.
It was also a record one- week gain... with the Dow jumping 346 points.
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Seance


ANCHOR=Joe
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#=97-24
GRAPHIC=Salem Avalanche


Salem Avalanche fans still managed to have fun on "Lucky 13 Night" at the ballpark, in spite of a controversy that has dogged the team the past two days.
Len Besthoff explains.
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((A seance.
It had a chance of being a successful promotion.
It was scheduled for Friday the 13th...in Salem, not the one famous for the witch trials, but Salem Virginia, where a minor league baseball team was trying to break a long losing spell.
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((DAVE OSTER/SALEM AVALANCHE GM: WHAT OUR INTENTIONS WERE AT THE START, WERE TO BE OF GOOD NATURED FUN.))
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But that's not how the region's Christian community saw it, and after a tidal wave of complaints, the team scrapped the event.
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((LEON SPRADLIN/WWWR-AM GENERAL MANAGER: I WANT TO SAY THANK YOU TO THE SALEM AVALANCHE FOR HEARING THOSE PEOPLE, AND NOT ONLY HEARING, BUT FOR RESPONDING TO THEIR REQUEST. ))
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Instead, the Avalanche entertained fans with a modified, positive, pre- game ceremony designed not to offend anyone.
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((MARK CLINE/ENCHANTED CASTLE STUDIOS: WE PICKED A MEMBER OF THE AUDIENCE SIMPLY AND CHAINED EM INTO THIS BOX OVER HERE, AND WE CHANNELED ALL THE NEGATIVE ENERGIES THAT HAVE BEEN SURROUNDING THE SALEM AVALANCHE INTO THIS PERSON, AND ALL OF THE SUDDEN, THEY CHANNELED THROUGH HIM AND HE WAS NOT IN THE BOX, BUT HE APPEARED UP IN THE BOX AND HE WAS, CLEANSED.))
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((And Salem's not the only place where there's some pretty crazy minor league promotions going on, in Charleston South Carolina for example, a team recently cancelled an event where it was going to raffle off a free vasectomy as part of a Father's Day event. Len Besthoff, News-7. ))
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Still to come on News 7 at Eleven-- President Clinton kicks off a campaign to heal the nation.
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And, a strange standoff involving a naked man ends without harm.
Now, here's Robin Reed with a look at the weather.
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Clinton-Race


ANCHOR=JoeD
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President Clinton says he hopes his campaign for racial healing will help create ``one America.''
The president spoke as he met with a seven-member race advisory board he's named to help him.
Clinton launched the initiative with a speech tonight in San Diego.
Though he says race relations have improved in America, Clinton insists they're not what they should be. And he says diversity will be America's greatest challenge in the next century.

Beyer


ANCHOR=Joe
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#=97-31
GRAPHIC=Beyer, Don


Republicans say it may be a good line, but it's NOT quite right.
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((LT. GOVERNOR DON BEYER: "I'LL BE THE FIRST BUSINESS LEADER TO BE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA IN 40 YEARS. I'LL ALSO BE THE FIRST CERTIFIED MECHANIC EVER TO BE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA."))
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The problem for Virginia Republicans is that Beyer's auto mechanic certification expired in the late '80's.
A spokesman for the certifying organization says NO problem, he can still call himself a mechanic.
Beyer co-owns Don Beyer Volvo and a new Land Rover dealership in northern Virginia.
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Robb


ANCHOR=JoeD
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#=97-34
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For centuries it was the lifeblood of dozens of Virginia communities, now some officials would like the James River to be given proper recognition.
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Officials across the state are petitioning to have the James designated as one of ten "American Heritage" rivers.
Senator Charles Robb stopped by today for a firsthand look... he says he'll push to get the James on that list.
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((SEN. CHARLES ROBB: THE KINDS OF THINGS THAT CAN BE BROUGHT TOGETHER ARE EXCITING AND WE'RE TALKING ABOUT NOT ONLY PRESERVING OUR HISTORY AND OUR CULTURE BUT THINGS THAT WILL HAVE A DIRECT ECONOMIC IMPACT.))
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Robb also used his visit to take a short batteau ride down the James.
The James River Batteau Festival got underway tonight and runs through Sunday along the Lynchburg riverfront.
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Bernie-Two


ANCHOR=JoeD
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#=97-42
GRAPHIC=Bernie Bernatavicius


It's been three years since a gunman's bullet left him paralyzed from the chest down, but Edward "Bernie" Bernatavicius (ber-nuh-TAH-vitch) considers himself anything but disabled.
Steve Smallshaw caught up with him in Philadelphia last week, where Bernie is pursuing his dreams from the confines of a wheelchair.
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(( Not everyone can sum up their college career with a statement like this.
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((BERNIE BERNATAVICIUS: IT WAS A GREAT FOUR YEARS EXCEPT FOR GETTING SHOT.))
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Three years ago, Lynchburg College's student body president Edward "Bernie" Bernatavicius was caught in the middle of a driveby shooting.
The bullet severed his spinal cord, leaving him paralyzed from the chest down.
It happened just two weeks before graduation.
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((EDWARD "BERNIE" BERNATAVICIUS: I MEAN THINK ABOUT IT, YOU'RE HAVING A GREAT LIFE THE DAY BEFORE, THE WEEKEND BEFORE. IN FACT, I ACTUALLY THOUGHT THE WEEKEND BEFORE WAS ONE OF THE BEST WEEKENDS OF MY LIFE BECAUSE OF CERTAIN EVENTS THAT HAD HAPPENED, AND THEN JUST TO HAVE A 360 TURNAROUND, IT IS INSANITY.))
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But with the help of friends and family, Bernie survived.
In three months at the Magee Rehab Hospital in Philadelphia, he learned to sit up again, to care for himself.. to get back to the business of living.
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((DR. MITCH FREEDMAN/MAGEE REHAB HOSPITAL: WHAT MAGEE IS ABOUT IS TRYING TO HELP PEOPLE HAVE BETTER LIVES AND TRY TO ATTAIN THE MAXIMUM LEVEL OF FUNCTION THEY CAN, AND NOBODY EXEMPLIFIES THAT BETTER THAN BERNIE.))
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((In the three years since the shooting, Bernie says there was just one time when he felt sorry for himself... the day he learned he would never walk again. But he quickly moved on, returning here to Lynchburg College as a grants researcher in 1995, and then achieved his biggest dream, by attending law school in Philadelphia.))
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His mental toughness has helped him survive two grueling years at Villanova University, and he's giving something back to the rehab hospital by volunteering at a legal clinic for the disabled there.
He's also learned a lot...that it's okay to ask for help sometimes, and that even in a wheelchair, life is about making yourself better.
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((BERNIE BERNATAVICIUS: NO MATTER IF YOU HAVE A DISABILITY OR NOT, LIFE IS A JOURNEY THAT YOU PROBABLY SHOULD TRY CONTINUING TO IMPROVE YOURSELF. YOU CAN BE CONTENT WITH A LOT OF THINGS, BUT THERE'S ALWAYS ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT AND ALWAYS TRY TO MAKE YOURSELF BETTER.))
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It's an ideal Bernie Bernatavicius has no trouble living up to.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Philadelphia.))

Naked-man


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It was an unusual standoff today in Washington State.
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A naked man brought traffic to a standstill when he fled onto an interstate highway and climbed onto the top of a truck.
Police say the man -- who was armed with a knife, eventually tossed the weapon aside and climbed down. He was arrested, and taken to a hospital for a mental evaluation.
The stand-off began hours earlier, when police confronted the suspect in a residential area near the busy highway.
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ANCHOR=JoeD
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Coming up next on News 7 at 11, a police car is up for sale to the highest bidder.
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And, a train criss-crossing the country makes a special stop in Danville.
We'll have more on that when News 7 returns.
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Boones-Mill


ANCHOR=JoeD
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-30
GRAPHIC=none


You can now own a police sports car.
You just can't drive it.
Boones Mill is selling its marked camaro, lights and decals included.
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Lt. Lynn Frith says once it's sold the car becomes a show-piece because it would be illegal for anyone to drive the car with the decals showing.
He says six years in service have taken their toll and it's time to upgrade.
The town is purchasing a 1998 Z-28 for around 20-thousand dollars.
Frith hopes to equip the new vehicle with a video camera.
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((LT. LYNN FRITH/BOONES MILL POLICE: WE'VE ALREADY APPLIED FOR THE GRANTS FOR A VIDEO CAMERA. ANYTIME YOU WORK ALONE WHICH WE DO HERE IN BOONES MILL. I THINK YOU NEED THAT EXTRA PROTECTION.))
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Frith says this was the first marked police camaro in the country when the town purchased it for 14-thousand dollars in 1991.
He says he's placing ads in national car magazines to attract collectors.
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Danville-Train


ANCHOR=jda
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=tte
TAPE#=97-29
GRAPHIC=none


The city of Danville boasts a great track record when it comes to its train station. Tina Tenret reports.
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((The Whistlestop Train Tour is rolling through Danville on its way cross country.
On board... exhibits, games and souvenirs highlighting historic train stations.
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((RAYMOND LANG/AMTRAK: WHAT YOU'RE DOING HERE IN DANVILLE IS WONDERFUL, WITH THE TOBACCO WAREHOUSE DISTRICT AND THE MARKET ACROSS THE STREET HERE, BRINGING THE MODES OF TRANSPORTATION TOGETHER. THAT'S AN EXAMPLE OF HOW YOU CAN USE A TRAIN STATION TO REVITALIZE DOWNTOWN. ))
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Danville recently poured more than five million dollars into its train station.
It now includes a science center, and riverfront trails are still in the works.
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((MIGNON PRESCOTT: I'M ALMOST PERSUADED TO TAKE A TRIP ON A TRAIN. BECAUSE I'M ALWAYS AFRAID I'M GOING TO FALL OR SOMETHING, BUT THE WAY YOU HAVE IT LAID OUT HERE, I THINK I COULD DO IT.))
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((TINA TENRET/NEWS 7: THE FUN CONTINUES HERE AT THE DANVILLE TRAIN STATION TOMORROW. PRIZES WILL BE GIVEN TO THE CHILD WITH THE BEST CONDUCTOR'S COSTUME, THE BEST DRAWING OF A TRAIN STATION, AND TO THE ONE WHO CAN BEST HOLLER "ALL ABOARD." TINA TENRET, NEWS 7, DANVILLE))
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-4
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Qualifying highlights from Michigan to bring you, plus the Av's win, but
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first; a baseball brawl... that will go down in history. These are ladies charging the mound and ladies clearing the benches. the Colorado Silver Bullets women's baseball team found themselves in a fight Wednesday night as Colorado played the Americus Travelers. Now your numbers. and remember; these are all interleague games.
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S-Qualify


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
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GRAPHIC=michigan


Dale Jarrett captured the pole for Sunday's Miller 400 at Michigan International Speedway today. Joe Nemechek will join him on the front row as first round qualifying invaded Brooklyn.
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Sterling Marlin showed signs of life as he put the Kodak number 4 car in the 4th starting poistion.
But no one could catch Dale Jarrett. Jarrett scorched the 2 mile track at a speed of near 184 miles per hour. While it was 2 miles an hour slower than Jeff Gordon's qualifying record; it still puts Dale on the pole. Now the top 25. wipe to boards
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Bill Elliott, Rick mast, Michael Waltrip and ward Burton did not make the top 25.

S-Avalanche


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=CL-97
GRAPHIC=Avalanche


The Salem Avalanche won it's second straight tonight; blanking Winston-salem 9- zip.
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SUPER=03-Salem/Warthogs vs. Avlanche; :00


The group A softball state champion Glenvar Lady Highlanders were honored tonight at Salem Memorial Stadium.
We pick it up in thebottom of the second. Gilbert Vidal connects on this homer that goes over the right center field wall in a hurry.
Then, Elvis pena sends this hard SUPER=34-Salem/9/Winston Salem/0;

grounder past the second baseman; that plates Garrett Neubart for a 5-zip lead.
Tal Light closes out the third inning with this shot to center scoring Pena and salem wins 9-nothing.
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S-MLB


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-6
GRAPHIC=MLB


The Orioles and the braves; a combined 84 and 41 coming in. The two best teams in baseball gave fans perhaps a preview of the world series tonight as the ttwo powers met in Atlanta in interleague play.
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SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/Orioles vs. Braves; :00


When the iron man came to the plate; Braves fans got on thteir feet to applaud cal Ripken.
The Orioles broke it open in the top of the sixth; putting together a string of five singles to produce 4 runs. The iron one singled in Roberto Alomar for one of those.
SUPER=35-Baltimore/4/Atlanta/3;

The braves rallied to come to within one thanks to two homers from Chipper JOnes and Eddie perez, But Jimmy Key outduels Greg Maddox for a 4-3 Orioles win.
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S-Golf


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-26
GRAPHIC=US Open


Tom Lehman has taken the lead in the 97th U.S. Open. after two rounds on the Par 70 Congressional Country Club course.
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Lehman fired an even par 70 today and produced several outstanding shots; including this awesome third shot on 17. Lehman is 3 under through 36 holes.
Tiger Woods roared back into contention with a 3 under 67 in today's second round. Watch Woods salvage 17 with this incredible shot out of the rough.
While Woods is back in the fight; John Daly is out. Today; Daly withdrew from the tournament after this putt on 10. He was 10 over at that point in the tourney.
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Sports tease


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More sports headed your way tonight; including a visit tto Philadelphia,
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whwere Travis Wells caught up with a few former Martinsville Phillies who are now swinging theri lumber in the big show.
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S-UVA


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The University of Virginia will make a major announcement tomorrow during an 11 am meeting of the board of visitors that will deal with the school's athletic program. Sources tell News 7 sports that the announcement will involve renovations to both University Hall and Scott Stadium.
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S-Phillies


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The Martinsville Phillies open the Appalachian League season next week. Travis Wells caught up with some former Phillie farmhands who have already made it to the bigs.
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SUPER=01-Mike Lieberthal/Phillies Catcher; :20
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SUPER=01-Scott Rolen/Phillies Third Baseman; :55
SUPER=01-Ricky Botallico/Phillies Closer; 1:26
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Happy-Grads


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It rained on their parade, but graduates of Ohio State University didn't seem to mind.
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SUPER=03-Columbus, OH;


Today's graduation was about an hour old when a steady rain forced administrators to cancel the ceremony.
While several thousand spectators ran for cover, many of the graduates made the most of the situation.
They jumped through puddles and slid on the slippery grass. They picked up their diplomas later. (----------------)