12:00-01

NOON-HEADLINES

TALENT=Melanie
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VO-NAT


A Tobacco agreement could be at the White House for approval by week's end.
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ANCHOR=Melanie


And Charges are expected to be dropped today against the man being held in connection with the abduction and murder of a 16- year- old Spotsylvania girl.
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TALENT=Patrick
SS=None


There's some sunshine in the forecast, as well as a slight chance of showers. Normal temperatures are another hallmark of the next several days. Details plus a look at who one on the race track and the golf course this weekend.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Stick around News 7 at Noon is next.

Buchanan-Crash


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


One man is dead following a plane crash in Buchanan County.
James Goodwin of Cedar Bluff was killed this morning when his experimental, single-person aircraft went down in the Short Gap area.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.

plane-Crash


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=plane crash


And yesterday a Lexington couple survived a small plane crash in Rockingham County.
Pilot Leon Johenning said he was making a landing approach at a grass strip airfield when the accident occurred.
The two-seater struck a power pole, slammed to the ground and overturned.

TOBACCO


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Tobacco


Tobacco talks are underway this afternoon in Washington amid a report that a settlement between cigarette makers could be reached by the end of the week.
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VO-NAT


"The Dallas Morning News," reports an important concession was made over the weekend by the tobacco companies. The paper says industry representatives agreed the F-D-A would have regulatory authority over their products.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
ss=hold


Thirty-seven states are suing the industry for medicaid costs related to smoking.

McVeigh-Jury


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Oklahoma Trial


Timothy McVeigh's defense team says it could be nine months before an appeal is filed, challenging McVeigh's conviction as the Oklahoma City bomber.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File; --stock of explosion--


One possible issue -- the judge's restriction of evidence about alleged F-B-I crime lab contamination.
SUPER=03-Denver, CO;


Meantime, three days after sentencing McVeigh to death, jurors still have one nagging question for McVeigh.
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IN Q=

((CHUBB: I WOULD ASK HIM "WHY"--AND IF HE COULD HAVE STOPPED AT ANY MOMENT AND WHY HE DIDN'T. ))
SUPER=01-Diane Chubb/McVeigh Juror;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=and why he didn't.
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VO-NAT


All of the jury members have said they went into the trial with the assumption that McVeigh was innocent. They all maintain that they poured over the evidence at great length before voting to convict.
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IN Q=

((CLARKE: WENT THROUGH ALMOST ALL THE EVIDENCE, TOUCHED IT AND PASSED IT AROUND AND DISCUSSED IT AT LENGTH. I DON'T THINK WE TOOK MORE THAN ONE VOTE BECAUSE NO ONE WAS CONVINCED UNTIL THAT POINT--UNTIL WE HAD HEARD ALL OF THE EVIDENCE. ))
SUPER=01-Fred Clarke/McVeigh Juror;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=all of the evidence.
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VO-NAT


The jury convicted McVeigh two weeks ago for his role in the worst act of terrorism ever carried out on American soil.
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Israel


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=mideast peace


Confrontations and clashes in Israel.
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SOT:22:24
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Hebron, West Bank;
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=(NATS OF FIGHTING)
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VO-NAT


For a third straight day rock throwing demonstrators have clashed with Israeli soldiers, who have responded with rubber bullets.
A number of people have been injured, including a photographer working for The Associated Press.
The Palestinians are protesting a congressional resolution recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
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Rail-Merger


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=rail merger


The deal between C-S-X and Norfolk Southern to split up Conrail is set to go before federal regulators as early as today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


The two Virginia rail firms contend that breaking up the Northeast line will make it easier for shippers.
The U-S Surface Transportation Board must O-K the deal.
But a ruling is NOT likely until next year.
Norfolk Southern is buying 58 percent of Conrail for almost six- billion dollars.
C-S-X is getting the rest for more than four- billion dollars.
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Missing-Girls


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=murder investigation


The Spotsylvania County prosecutor heads to court today to request that charges of abduction and murder be dropped against the man accused in the death of 16- year- old Sofia Silva.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


The case against Karl Roush unraveled last week when authorities learned about a state crime lab mistake in analyzing evidence.
The mistake means there could be a link between Silva's murder and the murder of Kristin and Kati Lisk last month.
The F-B-I is still investigating that possibility.
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McDougal


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


James McDougal is calling today an "adventure."
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The former business partner to Bill and Hillary Clinton reported to a Kentucky prison this morning to begin his three year prison term on Whitewater related fraud convictions.
He could have gotten 84 years, but received a lighter sentence in exchange for his cooperation with prosecutors investigating the Clintons.
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WIPE/WIPE/WIPE

simpson


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=WIPE/WIPE/WIPE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


A California judge today will consider whether O-J Simpson's personal property can be auctioned off at a sheriff's sale.
Attorneys are trying to collect some of the 33- and- a- half- million dollars Simpson owes in his civil case.
They say Simpson's personal property including jewelry, art and furniture is worth between 500 and 700 thousand dollars.
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Police-Ball


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tte
TAPE#net (edit of 97-46)
GRAPHIC=none


The competition pitted the Danville police against the Scorpion Motorcyle Club--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/Friday;


But the real winner of the softball game was ten- year- old Reggie Hutchins, the victim of a shooting last April.
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SOT 07:51:30
IN Q=The police department

((CAROLYN HUTCHINS/REGGIE'S MOTHER: THE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE SCORPIONS, THEY ALWAYS DO NICE THINGS FOR OUR COMMUNITY. AND WE JUST THINK IT'S THE GREATEST THING. AND REGGIE, HE'S JUST THRILLED ABOUT EVERYTHING.))
SUPER=01-Carolyn Hutchins/Reggie's Mother; :00
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=it was fun
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VO-NAT


Commonwealth's Attorney Bill Fuller coached the game.
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SOT 07:45:26
IN Q=We need a few

((BILL FULLER/COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: WE NEED A FEW MORE BODIES AND A FEW YOUNGER ONES. BUT IT'S A LOT OF FUN, YEAH IT SURE IS.))
SUPER=01-Bill Fuller/Commonwealth's Attorney;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=sure is
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VO-NAT


Reggie was shot when he opened his front door.
His mother calls the crime an act of revenge because the family was on a campaign to rid the neighborhood of drug dealers.
Donations from the game will help pay Reggie's hospital bills.
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Allen


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=allen, george


Governor Allen took a break from his European trade mission to visit Virginia National Guard troops in Bosnia.
Allen brought some personal letters to the guardsmen during Saturday's visit to (Dough- boy) Doboj, about 60 miles north of Sarajevo.
He also told the troops that the thoughts and prayers of all Virginians are with them.

St-Andrews


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=12pm
WRITER=jsu
TAPE#97-26
GRAPHIC=none


It was a historic occasion for Roanoke Catholic School as a part of history came tumbling down.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


The walls of the 18-93 building crumbled to the ground..as on-lookers watched in remembrance.
The building originally functioned as an orphanage and convent.
But most recently it served as a museum for the Catholic Historical Society and a Perish center.
For Father Randy Rule the building has a special significance.
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SOT 10:02:07
IN Q=It brings back

((FATHER RANDY RULE/ST.ANDREWS CATHOLIC CHURCH: IT BRINGS BACK MEMORIES OF MY OWN SCHOOLING HERE WHEN I WAS IN SCHOOL..THAT WAS THE HOME FOR THE NUNS THAT TAUGHT ME AT THE TIME..AND WAS CERTAINLY A PLACE THAT WAS PART OF WHAT MY WHOLE EXPERIENCE OF ROANOKE CATHOLIC SCHOOL'S WAS.))
SUPER=01-Father Randy Rule/St. Andrews Catholic Church;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=school's was
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VO-NAT


Principal Karen Mabry says the tearing down of the building opens the path for a better facility.
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SOT 10:00:22
IN Q=I think for

((KAREN MABRY/PRINCIPAL ST.ANDREWS CATHOLIC SCHOOL: I THINK FOR THE NEEDS OF THE COMMUNITY AND THE NEEDS OF THE SCHOOL..IT'S OBVIOUS THAT WE NEED TO MOVE FORWARD))
SUPER=01-Karen Mabry/St. Andrews Catholic School Principal;
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=to move forward
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VO-NAT


Construction will start in April and the building is set to open for the fall 19-99 school year.
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WIPE WIPE WIPE

RCA


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=WIPE WIPE WIPE
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IN Q=
SUPER=03-Camden, NJ;
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=(nats of implosion)
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VO-NAT


In New Jersey, two R-C-A buildings came tumbling down this weekend all in the name of progress.
The factory buildings were nearly 80- years- old.
The buildings were razed to clear a ten-acre site for redevelopment.
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S-AEP


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=None
GRAPHIC=AEP


Prices may be on the rise for American Electric Power customers.
The company has filed a request with the state, hoping to raise its rates by nearly five percent.
The increase would generate an extra 30 and a half million dollars for A-E-P.
A company spokesperson maintains A-E-P rates remain among the lowest in the nation.
If approved, the rate hike will take effect in November.

Mobile-Learning


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#=net (edit of 97-24)
GRAPHIC=Education


Education in Southwest Virginia is on the move, literally.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The Mobile Learning Unit, or M-L-U, rolled into Roanoke last week for a demonstration.
The M-L-U serves the New River Valley and points west, providing on- site training and technology demonstrations to manufacturers and students.
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SOT 14:31:26 can cover either sot if you have some left over
IN Q=It's very

((JAY TICE/MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY CENTER: IT'S VERY IMPORTANT FROM THE STANDPOINT PARTICULARLY OF OUR MANUFACTURERS BECAUSE THE INDIVIDUALS THAT ARE WORKING ON SHIFTS CAN TAKE A COUPLE OF HOURS AND TAKE TRAINING ON SITE WITHOUT HAVING TO LOSE A LOT OF LOSS TIME FROM THEIR JOB.))
SUPER=01-Jay Tice/Manufacturing Technology Center;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=from their job.
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VO-NAT


The mobile classroom receives substantial backing from a number of local community colleges.
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RACING-DADS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=DAL
TAPE#=net (edit of 97-30)
GRAPHIC=Martinsville Speedway


Some dads got a lesson of a different kind at the Martinsville Speedway yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville;


Instead of sitting in the stands fathers got to sit behind the wheel at the track.
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SOT 12:11:10
IN Q=IT'S KIND OF A

((MIKE LOESCHER/DRIVING INSTRUCTOR: IT'S KIND OF A FUN FANTASY DEAL YOU GOT A LOT OF PEOPLE HERE, THEY'RE RACE FANS, BUT THEY'VE NEVER EXPERIENCED WHAT IT'S LIKE TO SIT IN A RACE CAR. SO WHAT ER DO IS WE GIVE THEM THE OPPORTUNITY TO RIDE IN A RACE CAR WITH ME GO UP TO RACE SPEED AND SOME OF THEM HERE TODAY ARE GOING TO DRIVE IT.))
SUPER=01-Mike Loescher/Driving Instructor;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=ARE GOING TO DRIVE IT
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VO-NAT


The driving dads got a hands on lesson as they drove the track. The instructors gave them pointers, but basically let the dads enjoy the ride.
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SOT 12:11:32
IN Q=WE'VE GOT RADIOS

((WE'VE GOT RADIOS SO WE CAN HOOK UP TO THEM AND TALK TO THEM ALL THE TIME SO WE'LL BE IN CLOSE CONTACT AND I'LL TALK THEM RIGHT AROUND THE RACE TRACK.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=THE RACE TRACK
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VO-NAT


The Finishline Racing School will return to the Martinsville Speedway the weekend of October 19th.
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E-I-73


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#=97-23
GRAPHIC=Interstate 73


Decades of work go into building a new interstate.
So, supporters of the proposed I-73 project welcome any progress.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co./File Tape;


V-DOT has selected a consultant to conduct a location study.
The consultant will look at a five to- seven mile wide corridor, which roughly follows route 2-20 from Roanoke to North Carolina.
Factors considered in the location study include effects on neighborhoods, businesses, historic sites, and the natural environment, along with cost.
The five- million- dollar study should take three years to complete.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


No money has been allocated for I-73 construction in Virginia.
V-DOT estimates it will cost 800- million- dollars to build the Virginia portion of the highway.

Campbell


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Supermodel Naomi Campbell is back at work in Paris this afternoon amid reports she was treated for a drug overdose in the Canary Islands.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Canary Islands;


The 27- year- old was hospitalized Sunday morning.
Spanish media reports Campbell took an overdose of barbiturates after an argument with her boyfriend at a hotel.
But Campbell's modeling agency says she was treated for an allergic reaction to antibiotics.
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E-Handicap-Girl


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=jsu
TAPE# 97-41
GRAPHIC=none


The newest Barbie comes with her own set of wheels-
but this isn't the Barbie corvette or even the camper.
Intern reporter Joy Sutton explains.
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IN Q=Nine year old
SUPER=03-Stewartsville; :00
SUPER=07-Britney Webb; 23
SUPER=01-Lorrie Webb/Britney's Mom; :44
SUPER=19-Joy Sutton;
RUNS=1:37
OUT Q=Sutton, News-7


((Nine year old Britney Webb likes to collect dolls and she's hoping to add the new barbie--Share-A-Smile-Becky--to her collection.
For Britney the doll has a special significance. Like Becky she often uses a wheelchair.
Spinabifida--a condition where the spine is exposed at birth-- left her paralyzed from the waist down.
Britney says she can relate to the doll.
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SOT 01:29:35
IN Q= she's someone that

((BRITNEY WEBB: SHE'S SOMEONE THAT.. SHE PROBABLY FEELS THE SAME WAY..SHE PROBABLY FEELS THE SAME WAY BECAUSE PEOPLE TREAT HER DIFFERENT ))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q= her different


And Becky the barbie has a problem .. she can't even fit into the barbie dream house.
Britneys's mother Lorrie says just like the doll there a several places that Britney wants to go.. but they are not accessible.
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SOT 10:30:51
IN Q=like the vinton

((LORRIE WEBB/BRITNEY'S MOTHER: LIKE THE VINTON POOL..IF YOU TAKE HER THERE..YOU'VE GOT TO TAKE HER OUT OF HER CHAIR AND CARRY HER UP 25 STEPS. WELL I CAN'T DO THAT BECAUSE SHE'S HEAVY.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=because she's heavy
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SOT 02:18:12
IN Q=for britney

((JOY SUTTON/INTERN REPORTER: FOR BRITNEY EVEN GETTING TO THE CAFETERIA CAN BE A DIFFICULT TASK. SHE HAS TO BE WHEELED AROUND THE BUILDING..UP THIS RAMP TO GET INTO THE CAFETERIA ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=into the cafeteria
And how does this make Britney feel(/////SOT/////)
SOT 01:26:43
IN Q=angry..cause i don't

((BRITNEY WEBB: ANGRY..CAUSE I DON'T GET MY LUNCH ON TIME AND BY THE TIME I'M EATING..IT'S TIME TO GO ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=time to go


Lorrie says people need to be more sensitive.
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SOT 01:33:02
IN Q=they need

((LORRIE WEBB: THEY NEED TO HAVE MORE THINGS FOR THE HANDICAP PEOPLE THAT ARE IN WHEELCHAIRS OR IN BRACES..MORE THINGS FOR THEM TO DO ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q= things


Britney says she's not letting anything stand in her way..she'll find a way to do anything she wants.
She just wishes people would be more understanding.
Joy Sutton, News-7.)) WEATHER
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Forecasts
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Common-Sense


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#Common Sense
GRAPHIC=Common Sense


Plastic can make purchases much easier, but maybe too easy.
Here's Len Besthoff with this week's edition of Common Sense.
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SOT
IN Q=Credit cards
SUPER=@Len1; :00
SUPER=01-Gary Collins/J.C. Bradford & Co.; :10
RUNS=:58
OUT Q=the newsdesk.
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SOT 02:54:08
IN Q=Credit cards

((Credit cards are a great convenience. But they do have their pros and cons. Gary Collins with J-C Bradford and Company here in Martinsville explains. ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=explains.
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SOT 02:20:01
IN Q=You'll have

((GARY COLLINS/STOCKBROKER-J.C. BRADFORD & CO.: YOU'LL HAVE SOME CREDIT CARDS BEING HELD BY INDIVIDUALS THAT MAY BE NUMBERING SEVEN TO EIGHT, 10 CREDIT CARDS. WHICH IS LUDICROUS. BECAUSE THESE PEOPLE ARE PAYING INTEREST RATES OF ANYWHERE FROM 10- TO- 25 PERCENT. AND THEY'RE PAYING MORE IN INTEREST THAN THEY'RE PAYING IN PRINCIPAL ON A MONTHLY BASIS. THAT'S THE BAD SIDE. ON THE GOOD SIDE IS, IF A PERSON HAS ONE- TO- TWO CREDIT CARDS, AND THEY WANT TO MAKE A PURCHASE OF A BIG TICKET ITEM, GO AHEAD AND USE THAT CREDIT CARD FOR A MONTH TO- TWO MONTHS. AT THE SAME TIME IF YOU HAVE THAT MONEY SET ASIDE, WHICH YOU ALREADY SHOULD HAVE, GO AHEAD AND PUT THAT ON A SAVINGS ACCOUNT OR AN INTEREST BEARING CHECKING ACCOUNT, LET IT BE EARNING INTEREST, AT THE SAME TIME, AND THEN WHEN THE CREDIT CARD IS DUE, GO TO THE LAST ALLOWABLE DATE TO DO THE PAYMENT, THAT WAY YOU'VE GOT SOME BACK INTEREST ON YOUR OWN MONEY WHILE USING THEIR MONEY.))
RUNS=:45
OUT Q=their money.
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SOT 03:02:38
IN Q=I'm Len

(( I'm Len Besthoff with this week's edition of Common Sense, let's send it back to the newsdesk. ))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=newsdesk.))


Race


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#net (edit of R-36)
GRAPHIC=Michigan Logo


It was victory lane yesterday for the man who nearly lost his life to the Michigan track three years ago.
Ernie Irvan took the checkered flag at the Miller 400.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Brooklyn, MI/CBS Sports;


About 60 laps into the race Terry Labonte runs over some debris and hits the wall.
On the restart Rusty Wallace moved to the front.
At the half way mark Bill Elliott was leading.
But Irvan made his move and the field couldn't catch his ford.
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SOT
IN Q="It's a lot

((ERNIE IRVAN/MILLER 400 WINNER: ))
SUPER=01-Ernie Irvan/Miller 400 Winner; :
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=race cars everyday.
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ANCHOR=Patrick
SS=Hold Logo


Elliott was second, Mark Martin third, Ted Musgrave fourth and Jeff Gordon fifth.

Open


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#net (edit of S7-5)
GRAPHIC=Golf Logo


Ernie Els won his first U-S Open title in 1994. Well, yesterday he captured his second Open title holding off Colin Montgomerie and Tom Lehman.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Bethesda, MD/NBC Sports; :


At one time, Montgomerie, Lehman and Els were tied for the lead at four under par.
Els parred the 18-th and finished the round with a one under par 69 and his overall total of four under was good enough for a one stroke win in the 19-97 U-S open.
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ANCHOR=Patrick
SS=Hold logo


Tiger Woods shot 72 to finish 6 over par.

Avalanche


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#net (edit of CL-97)
GRAPHIC=Salem Avalanche


After four straight wins, The Salem Avalanche ended the first half of the Carolina season with a loss to Winston-Salem.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Salem/Avalanche vs. Warthogs;


Salem's Garrett Neubart makes the diving catch to close out the top of the first for the Warthogs.
In the bottom of the first with Elvis Pena at bat, Neubart steals second, but the throw goes into center field and Neubart advances to third.
Pena walks to first then Tal Light SUPER=37-Salem/2/Winston-Salem/6/;hits

a shot to the left field wall for a single scoring two runs. The Avalanche led 2 to nothing, but Winston-Salem goes on to win it 6 to 2.
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BULLS-CELEBRATE


ANCHOR=PATRICK
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=bulls


Even rain couldn't stop the running of the Chicago Bulls' fans.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Chicago;


Diehards braved overnight showers to get the best spots in Grant Park where the Bulls celebrated their FIFTH N-B-A title in seven years.
Officials estimate the crowd at about a quarter of million.
It took six games to close out the series with the Utah Jazz.
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Horse-Show


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-21
GRAPHIC=NONE


The horses are back in town--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Competition at the Roanoke Valley Horse Show got under way this morning at the Salem Civic Center.
Today's event features horses from Southwestern Virginia.
The show also includes all the regular favorites like the Jack Russell Terrier Race and the Stick Horse Competition later this week.
Organizers say the show will go on as usual, despite its loss of the sponsorship of the Roanoke Valley Junior League.
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SOT 10:27:08
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;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=in good shape.
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VO-NAT


The show runs all week, with the Grand Prix on Saturday night. (----------------)