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Coming up-
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A search is on for a man considered armed and dangerous in Henry County.
The repo man knocks at one company's doors.
Plus a rift in the fight for O-J Simpson's property.
And this is no Vegas stunt- Find out what happens when scaffolding breaks 29 floors up.
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News 7 is next.

Newsbreak


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Good Evening.
A search is on for an alleged (----------------)
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burglar in Henry County.
Police say the man fled after the homeowner suprised him-
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The repo man paid a visit to Crenshaws Electronics in Roanoke today- hauling away some merchandise. We'll have details.
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And a Cincinnati mom is charged with locking her kids in a filthy room for up to 12 hours a day while she spent time on LINE.
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Plus this is not a Vegas stunt- but a real accident. Painters dangle 29 floors up- after scaffolding gives way.
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Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Henry-Shooting


ANCHOR=Jean
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The search is on in Henry County for a man police consider armed and dangerous.
Authorities say the alleged burglar fled after the homeowner surprised him and his accomplice.
Gunfire erupted and one of the suspects was hurt. Tina Tenray reports.
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Roush


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TAPE#97-38
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Spotsylvania County investigators lost their prime suspect in the murder of Sophia Silva.
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Today abduction charges against Karl Roush were dropped.
Roush was charged based on fiber evidence, but last week, the FBI discovered the state crime lab made a mistake while analyzing the fibers.
Today in court, Roush thanked his attorney.
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(( KARL ROUSH/FORMER DEFENDANT; I'D LIKE TO THANK HIM FOR WHAT HE'S DONE, AND THE FBI 16:56:12 BOB WOODBRIDGE/DEFENSE ATTORNEY; ALL THE FORENSIC EVIDENCE EXONERATES HIM, AND THERE'S A POSITIVE EXONERATION AS A RESULT OF THE DNA, SO I THINK DON'T THINK THE COMMONWEALTH HAS A CASE. ))
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With Roush out of the picture, it opens the possibility that the same person killed Silva, and sisters Kristin and Kati Lisk.
Autopsy reports found similarities in the two crimes.
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Plane-Crash


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An experimental plane on it's first flight crashed in Buchanan County last night, killing the pilot.
State police say 31 year old James Goodwin of Cedar Bluff was flying the plane to Tazewell county.
The plane took off from a private air strip and went down in the Short Gap area about 8:30 last night.

Crenshaw


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TAPE#97-29
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The repo man made a visit to a big account in Roanoke today.
Len Besthoff reports it's the latest incident in the short, but troubled history of a North Carolina retailer's venture into Virginia.
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Delivery trucks hauled merchandise not in, but OUT of Crenshaw Electronics and Appliances in Roanoke.
Deutsche Financial Services says repossessing a big chunk of the inventory there will help repay a small portion of a long overdue loan...court records indicate Crenshaw owes Deutsche more than 300- thousand- dollars.
This wasn't an easy seizure.
A Roanoke Sheriff's deputy eventually had to call in a locksmith to get in the store.
It was closed for "inventory".
A Crenshaw attorney said this surprised the company because "Crenshaw has been in discussions with Deutsche and was trying to work things out. And then, all of the sudden, this ensued."
The locked doors and repo- action confused customers.
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((LISA KIRKWOOD/CRENSHAW'S CUSTOMER: IT WAS A MAJOR SHOCK. THE MAN TOLD ME ON FRIDAY THAT I COULD CALL TODAY AND THEY'D HAVE SOMEONE OUT HERE TO FIX MY SATELLITE TODAY AND I CALLED AND THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT ANSWERED. ))
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Crenshaw got off to a bad start here last year when it purchased the Holdren's appliance chain, began honoring its extended warranties, then stopped...explaining it only bought Holdren's assets, not its liabilities.
It has also been sued by this station, WDBJ-7, for failing to pay advertising bills.
Crenshaw then sued WDBJ, claiming our coverage of last year's events hurt its bottom line.
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((For those of you with the Holdren's extended warranties who are wondering what's going on, here's what we can tell you. The case has been passed on to the Virginia Attorney General's office, which is reviewing it for possible enforcement action. Len Besthoff, News-7. ))
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city-council


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TAPE#97-31
GRAPHIC=Roanoke


They have it in Lynchburg, and in Washington D-C.
A ward system of city government.
Now, after 20 years of discussion, and a presentation tonight by an independent task force, Roanoke is close to putting the idea to the voters.
Andrew Freiden reports.
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(( Supporters say a ward system will guarantee representation for all sectors of the city.
Under the proposal, the city would be divided into five sections, with each voting for its own council seat.
The mayor and vice-mayor would remain at-large positions representing the whole city.
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((JERI ROGER/TASK FORCE MEMBER: THERE'S A LOT OF DISSATISFACTION WITH THE CURRENT PROCESS-- THERE'S PEOPLE OUT THERE THAT FEEL THERE'S A LACK OF ACCOUNTABILITY FROM CITY COUNCIL ))
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Federal law requires the five wards to have near equal population, and the wards "cannot dilute the strength of minority voters."
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((MICHAEL URBANSKI/TASK FORCE CHAIRPERSON: THERE ARE 2 MAJORITY MINORITY ELECTIONS DISTRICTS ON EITHER OF THE PROPOSALS. ))
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((LISA FARTHING/TASK FORCE MEMBER:WE WENT INTO ALL KINDS OF NEIGHBORHOODS. EVERYBODY WAS VERY POSITIVE, AND WOULD LIKE TO SEE THIS PUT TO A VOTE. IT WAN'T OUR CHOICE TO TAKE THIS TO A VOTE, BUT I THINK IT'S TIME THE VOTERS ARE ALLOWED TO DECIDE WHICH IS BEST. ))
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((ANDREW FREIDEN/REPORTER: 5 MEMBERS OF COUNCIL MADE IT CLEAR THAT THEY WANT TO GET THE PLAN IN THE HANDS OF VOTERS FOR A NOVEMBER REFERENDUM. WHILE THERE'S NO LEGAL REQUIREMENT THAT CITY COUNCIL GETS PUBLIC INPUT ON THE PLAN-- THERE'S SURE TO BE PUBLIC HEARINGS IN THE COMING WEEKS. ANDREW FREIDEN, NEWS7.))
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When News 7 at 11 returns, the two families that joined forces to sue O-J Simpson are now apparently fighting among themselves,
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and a woman is accused of locking her children up while she surfs the internet for up to 12 hours at a time.
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Internet-Mom


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A Cincinnati mom's charged with locking up her kids so she could spend hours on the Internet.
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24 year old Sandra Hacker is charged with child endangerment.
She allegedly put her two, three and five year olds in a locked, filthy room- for up to 12 hours a day.
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((TO AVOID BEING BOTHERED BY THE CHILDREN SHE WOULD LOCK THEM IN THE ROOM AND AT WHICH POINT THEY HAD NO ALTERNATIVE BUT TO DEFECATE WHERE THEY WERE AND BEING SMALL CHILDREN THEY PROCEEDED TO PLAY IN IT.))
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The children are now in their father's custody-
Alexander Hacker tipped police to what his ex wife was doing.
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Simpson


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There's apparently a rift between the families trying to collect 33 million dollars from O-J Simpson.
As Jonathan Freed reports, the Goldman and Brown families were in a Beverly Hills court arguing over Simpson's personal property.
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((The ex-football star has had a list of about a hundred items he wanted to keep. But his lawyer said Simpson offered to drastically reduce that number if the family of his murdered ex-wife, Nicole Brown-Simpson would get first crack at his property before the family of the other murder victim, Ron Goldman. It put the Goldmans at odds with the Browns. DANIEL PETROCELLI/GOLDMAN FAMILY LAWYER: THE LAWYER FOR THE BROWN FAMILY AND THE LAWYER FOR SIMPSONS ARE WORKING VERY CLOSELY TOGETHER COLLUDING TOGETHERTO DO EVERYTHING THEY CAN TO FRUSTRATE MY CLIENT'S ABILITY TO ENFORCE THIS JUDGEMENT. But the superior court judge did not give either family priority over Simpson's assets. And the court ruled that Simpson can not exempt dozens of the items he wanted to protect among them, some rather expensive household lamps.
GARY CARIS/GOLDMAN FAMILY LAWYER: THE COURT CONCLUDED THAT THAT'S NOT AN ORDINARY AND NECESSARY HOUSEHOLD FURNISHINGBECAUSE MOST OF US DON'T HAVE LAMPS THAT ARE WORTH 15 OR 20 THOUSAND DOLLARS IN OUR HOME. Lawyers connected with the case figure it will be a while before any of Simpson's property is actually sold.
THERE ARE REPORTS THAT SIMPSON'S CELEBRATED AND VALUABLE HEISMAN TROPHY HAS BEEN FOUNDAND THAT THERE'S A DEAL TO TURN IT OVER TO THE BROWN FAMILY. BUT LAWYERS FOR THE BROWN FAMILY CLAIM THEY DON'T KNOW WHERE THE TROPHY IS. JONATHAN FREED, LOS ANGELES.))

Tobacco


ANCHOR=Jean
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TAPE#97-35
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Virginia isn't suing the tobacco industry but it may still get some cash.
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Jim Gilmore stepped down from the office of attorney general just five days ago.
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But one of his former deputies says the office is pursuing the possibility of cash proceeds from a settlement with tobacco companies-- without ever filing suit.
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((CLAUDE ALLEN: WHAT I'M CONFIDENT OF IS THAT IN OUR PRACTICE, WHEN WE'RE INVOLVED IN SUITS AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL, WHETHER WE'VE BEEN PARTIES TO THOSE SUITS FROM THE OUTSET OR NOT, THAT VERY OFTEN IN ORDER TO MAKE A MORE COMPREHENSIVE SETTLEMENT TO SATISFY ALL POTENTIAL CLAIMANTS, THERE ARE OPPORTUNITIES FOR US TO COME IN AT A LATER DATE TO DO JUST THAT.))
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((DEL. DAVID BRICKLEY: I JUST WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT VIRGINIA'S NOT LEFT WITH EMPTY POCKETS AT THE END OF THE DAY IF IN FACT SOME SETTLEMENT IS TAKING PLACE BECAUSE WE ARE PARTIALLY IN THE NEGOTIATIONS AND PARTIALLY NOT IN THE NEGOTIATIONS WHICH IS WHAT I GOT OUT OF TODAY'S HEARING.))
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A legislative subcommittee also got an update on enforcement of youth smoking laws.
75 teenagers or cashiers have been charged since April, in the state's crackdown.
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Boys-State


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Some say the states new Standards of learning are going into place too fast.
Not so, according to Virginia's education secretary.
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Beverly Sgro was in Lynchburg today- spoking to the annual Boys State convention.
Sgro says the standards tentatively approved last week are more in line with what the public wants.
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((BEVERLY SGRO/VA EDUCATION SECRETARY: THE BOARD VERY CAREFULLY DID LISTEN TO THE PUBLIC, THE PUBLIC DID THINK IT WAS GOING TOO FAST, THE BOARD CHANGED IT. I THINK HAVING THAT REQUIREMENT THAT 9TH GRADERS IN THE YEAR 2000, THE GRADUATING CLASS OF 2004, BE THE FIRST ONES WITH THE BARRIER, IS A VERY REASONED APPROACH, IT GIVES STUDENTS AMPLE TIME TO LEARN WHAT THEY NEEDED TO LEARN, FOR TEACHERS TO TEACH WHAT THEY NEED TO TEACH.))
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Sgro says thirty states have contacted Virginia for copies of the new standards to help with their educational reform efforts.
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In just a moment, Bedford Memorial hospital thanks its employees and rescue workers for their quick response,
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and we'll tell you why these two workers were in need of a little support.
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Bedford-Hospital


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-33
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It was almost two weeks ago that fire forced the evacuation of the nursing home at Bedford Memorial Hospital.
Today residents and staff said a big thank you.
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Hundreds of police, fire and rescue personnel moved 87 elderly patients out of the hospital the night of June 3rd.
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Today, those staff and volunteers were invited back for a picnic on the hospital grounds in appreciation for their hard work.
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((BESSIE PUGH/NURSING HOME RESIDENT: AND THEY JUST COULDN'T HAVE BEEN BETTER. THINGS COULDN'T HAVE GONE BETTER FOR US.))
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Hospital officials say they appreciate the way the entire community responded.
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((ARDETH HALL/NURSING SUPERVISOR: AND I THINK IT SHOWS THE IMPORTANCE OF OUR HOSPITAL AND OUR NURSING HOME IN THE COMMUNITY THAT EVERYBODY WOULD COME OUT AND HELP SAVE IT.))
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Authorities say a hot plate that was turned on accidentally sparked the fire.
All of the residents have since returned to the nursing home.
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Painters


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Imagine dangling 300 feet in the air for hours.
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That's what happened to painters left hanging after the scaffolding under them- gave way.
The two were working on the one billion dollar Bellagio resort in Las Vegas-
Take a look at the wide view to give you an idea just how high these men are- 29 floors up.
They were hanging by safety harnesses for three hours- while rescuers worked to reach them.
Crews were lowered from the roof while a giant crane manuevered below the men. Workers then pulled the men to safety through a window.
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S-Score


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Memorial Day came early this year, and so did the opening of area pools.
Unfortunately, the weather has been anything but swimmer friendly so far this spring.
In fact, last Monday night the water and air temperatures were both too low for competition, forcing the RVAA to cancel a meet for the first time ever because of the cold.
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S-Key


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WRITER=Mike
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The star city's only NBA star is back home this week for the seventh annual George Lynch Hometown basketball camp at Fleming and Ruffner.
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But last night he got a big surprise when mayor David Bowers and Roanoke City Council members honored the Vancouver Grizzlies' star by giving him a key to the city.
Big George also got one back in 1992 when he returned to Roanoke with North Carolina to play Virginia Tech at the Civic Center.
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((GEORGE LYNCH/VANCOUVER GRIZZLIES FORWARD:))
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Council also proclaimed yesterday George Lynch day in the valley. The only problem is that they waited until seven o'clock at night to do so.
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S-Lynch


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As for his camp, Big George has 97 campers this year ranging in ages 7 to 15. The camp, which welcomes boys and girls; runs through this Friday with each session beginning at 10 in the morning and wrapping up at 2pm. Having fun at a George Lynch camp goes hand in hand with solid instruction with a focus on the fundamentals.
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((A.J. DOWELL/11 YEAR OLD CAMPER:)) ((T.J. DUNCAN/14 YEAR OLD CAMPER:))
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Lynch has added a few new wrinkles to this summer's camp. In addition to the instructional and fun aspects; he will also work with the kids on their presentation and people skills. Camp numbers are up this year due to promotions and tuition donations.
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S-Bulls


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The windy city turned out in full force to honor the five time world champion Bulls with a ceremony in Grant Park today.
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The rally has become almost an annual event for the Bulls who have now won five world championships in the last seven years.
Playoff Most Valuable Player Michael Jordan dedicated the latest title to the fans.
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Dennis Rodman kept his comments clean for a change and vowed to be back next year to make a run at another championship.
No word from the Bulls at this time on whether or not he will be offered a contract.
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S-Collins


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TAPE#S7-5
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Former Bulls' coach Doug Collins announced last night that he will return for another year to coach the Detroit Pistons.
Collins has completed 2 years of his five year pact, but there was some speculation he might leave the team.
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S-Sting


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-9
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In one other basketball note tonight, the Charlotte Sting of the new women's NBA, will open its season on the road starting this coming Sunday.
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If you are trying to make plans to catch the Sting in action this summer during some vacation time, their home opener is on Sunday June 29th.
The Sting is also set to play in Charlotte on Saturday July 5th, and Wednesday July 9th.
In all they play 14 home games with their finale coming on Sunday August 24th against the Utah Starzz.
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S-King


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=SENIOR TOUR


Blue Hills Country Club pro Billy King has again played his way into the US Senior Open.
Today in Bethesda, Maryland - King shot a 73 and then won a playoff with a birdie on the first hole to earn one of three spots in the Open.
King beat out nearly 100 others for the spot.
It's the 6th Senior's major King has qualified for in his career.

Sports Tease


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Still to come tonight on News 7 sports, interleague baseball highlights from Chicago and New York.
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Plus, the unveiling of the Carolina Hurricanes new NHL logo.
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S-Hurricanes


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WRITER=Mike
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North Carolina's new NHL franchise is (----------------)
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unveiled it's new team logo today.
The Carolina Hurricanes franchise which will eventually settle in Raleigh, has junked its blue, green and silver colors in favor of red, black, white and silver.
The logo is supposed to resemble the eye of a hurricane.
The team will play next season at the Greensboro Coliseum.
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S-Cubs


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-7
GRAPHIC=CUBS/WHITESOX


Major League Baseball's interleague play experiment continued yesterday with more positive results as the Cubs and Whitesox met for the first time in 91 years.
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SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/WGN-MLB; :00


The two Windy City rivals hadn't met in a game that counted in the standings since the 1906 World Series.
Yesterday they put on vintage uniforms, and the Cubs Brian McRae put on a show.
McRae collected three hits, two rbi's and he scored from first on this double to the wall in right.
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The Cubs beat the White Sox 8-to-3.
By the way, interleague games have produced 38 percent bigger crowds, so far.
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S-Mets


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-6
GRAPHIC=METS/YANKEES


The Mets and Yankees met last night for the first time in 40 years at Yankee Stadium.
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SUPER=03-New York, NY/Mets vs. Yankees; :00


Joe Torre can only hope it's another 40 year before he sees a performance like last night's.
The Mets beat the Yanks 6-to-nothing thanks to stuff like like.
The Yanks get Butch Huskey caught in a rundown and are on the verge of tagging him out.
But Todd Hundley takes off from third and forces the Yanks to give up on Huskey.
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Hundley beats the throw home and the Mets beat the Yankees and Andy Pettitte 6-to-nothing.
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Horse-Show


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-37
GRAPHIC=NONE


Today marked the start of the 25th annual Roanoke Valley Horse Show.
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Horses from Southwestern Virginia are taking part.
But the show also features riders and trainers from all over the country and world.
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((TRACY NININGER/HORSE TRAINER: WE USUALLY COME EVERY YEAR. WE TRY TO COME UP FROM GEORGIA. IT'S A GREAT SHOW. WE HAVE A GREAT TIME, AND IT'S RUN REALLY, REALLY WELL. THEY DO A GREAT JOB HERE. SO, WE LOVE IT. SO, WE COME EVERY YEAR. ))
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Although the Junior League of the Roanoke Valley is NOT a sponsor this year, organizers say the week-long show is off to a good start.
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IN Q=The Junior League

((JUNE CAMPER/HORSE SHOW CHAIRMAN: THE JUNIOR LEAGUE IS NOT WITH US THIS YEAR, BUT THE SHOW BEGAN IN 1972 WITH THE HORSEMAN'S ASSOCIATION. AND THE HORSEMEN, OF COURSE, HAVE CONTINUED IT. AND EVERYTHING HAS SURPASSED LAST YEAR, SO WE'RE IN GOOD SHAPE. ))
SUPER=01-June Camper/Horse Show Chairman;
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OUT Q=in good shape.
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Half of all proceeds will go to the Bradley Free Clinic.
The show runs through Saturday.
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