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1-News-Heads

Coming up on News 7 at 6, a local N-double-A-C-P leader says Virginia should
lead the way in apologizing for slavery.
A former Carroll County Administrator pleads guilty to embezzlement.
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VO-NAT


and we'll meet an artist from Roanoke who says he can really sink his teeth into his work.
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Sports-head


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=


In sports, Roy Stanley will pay us a visit from Pulaski where minor league baseball is back, Dennis Martinez is out,
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VO-NAT


and so is a local high school baseball coach. TThis skipper resigns just a week after winning the stat championship.
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Slavery-Apology


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-29
GRAPHIC=None


As lawmakers in Washington consider making a national apology to African Americans for Slavery...
One Roanoke leader says the apologizing should begin in the places where slavery began in this country.
Double Boxes=Jean and Eric/Newsroom


Eric Earnhart is here to tell us what the N-double-A-C-P had to say today...
Live=Eric Full/Microwave
SUPER=@Eric1;


Jean, Martin Jefferey says the symbolism of an apology can be powerful and positive...
On the other hand, he says rejecting the opportunity, could add to the pain African Americans still suffer from the past.
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(( The remains of the Jamestown settlement also hold some of the roots of slavery in America, one of the first places captured slaves were brought in by ship...
N-double-A-C-P leader Martin Jeffery says Virginia should also take the lead in making amends.

SOT 9:49:30
IN Q=the healing process

((MARTIN JEFFERY/ROANOKE NAACP; THE HEALING PROCESS HAS NEVER BEEN ALLOWED TO BEGIN IN THIS COUNTRY BECAUSE AMERICA AS A COUNTRY, VIRGINIA AS A STATE, HAS NEVER ACKNOWLEDGED THE WRONG PERPETRATED ON A PARTICULAR PEOPLE, IN THIS CASE THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY, THROUGH THE INSTITUTION OF SLAVERY.))
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The president has said he will consider approving a national apology... Virginia Gubernatorial candidate Don Beyer says that could be a positive step.
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IN Q=I think in different

((LT. GOV. DON BEYER/D CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR; I THINK IN DIFFERENT WAYS WE'VE BEEN APOLOGIZING FOR A LONG TIME AND IF A FORMAL APOLOGY HELPS THE HEALING, SO MUCH THE BETTER. IT WILL AFFECT SOME PEOPLE IN A POSITIVE WAY, OTHER PEOPLE WILL SAY THAT WE'VE ALREADY DONE THE IMPORTANT THINGS WITH THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS, BUT I'M CERTAINLY NOT AGAINST IT.))
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OUT Q=not against it
Live=Eric Full/Newsroom


But Virginia would not take the lead in issuing that apology under a Beyer Administration.
Beyer says we should look to the leadership that comes from the
Double Boxes=Jean and Eric/Newsroom

President, and if he issues a national apology, Virginia can endorse it... Jean....



Henry-Shooting


ANCHOR=jja
NEWSCAST=6 pm
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-27
GRAPHIC=NONE


Police are still looking for the burglar whose alleged accomplice was shot two days ago by a Henry County homeowner.
Just last night, a Danville resident also confronted a burglar in his home--and the outcome there was a lot different.
Double Boxes=Jean and Tina/Microwave


Tina Tenret joins us from our Danville newsroom with a tale of two burglaries--and what can be done when you face that kind of danger.
Live=Tina Full/Microwave
SUPER=@Tina1;
SUPER=22-Danville;


How far can you go to protect yourself when someone breaks into your house?
Tonight we see the choices people make.
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IN Q=The reason we have laws
SUPER=01-David Grimes/Pittsylvania Co. Prosecutor; :00
SUPER=01-William Lewis/Homeowner; :22
SUPER=01-Les Hussey/Homeowner; :39
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SOT 2:40:02
IN Q=The reason

((DAVID GRIMES/PITTSYLVANIA CO. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: THE REASON WE HAVE LAWS, THE REASON WE HAVE COURTS, THE REASON WE HAVE HIGHLY TRAINED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IS SO WE CAN TELL CITIZENS, DON'T USE YOUR OWN GUN IF THERE IS ANY WAY OUT.))
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OUT Q=any way out
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But police aren't always there.
William Lewis walked in on two burglars in his home last night and they beat him up.
He tried to call 911, but lightning had made the lines go dead.
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SOT 3:51:10
IN Q=The lines

((WILLIAM LEWIS/HOMEOWNER: THE LINES WERE DEAD. I CALLED THE FIRE DEPARTMENT, CALLED EVERYBODY I COULD THINK TO TRY TO GET IN TOUCH WITH THE POLICE, AND THAT WENT FOR 35 MINUTES, AND I NEVER DID GET THEM.))
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OUT Q=get them


Les Hussey took the opposite approach.
Just two days ago, he shot an intruder he found in his home.
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SOT 3:21:57
IN Q=These people

((LES HUSSEY/HOMEOWNER: THESE PEOPLE THAT BREAK IN IN THE THE MIDDLE OF THE DAY. SOMEBODY'S GOT TO STOP THEM. AND UNFORTUNATELY THERE'S NOT ENOUGH POLICE AUTHORITY TO DO THAT ALL THE TIME. I'M NOT THE TYPE TO WANT TO HURT ANYBODY.))
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))
Live=Tina Full/Microwave
SUPER=22-Danville;


So what's the answer?
The law says a homeowner must have a reasonable fear of death or serious bodily injury before they can shoot.
And a resident can only use NECESSARY force.
But even David Grimes says if he heard a noise in the house, he'd reach for the phone... and his gun. TINA LIVE MICROWAVE
SUPER=@Tina1;
SUPER=05-Danville;


Also police are asking the public's help in finding the Martinsville burglary suspect.
They say someone picked up a young white male in his 20's on the 220 bypass between 12 and 3 Monday.
Double Boxes=Jean and Tina/Microwave


Jean, Police are asking the driver or anyone with information to call State Police headquarters in Martinsville.

Bank-Robbery


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-43
GRAPHIC=Bank Robbery


Investigators hope a still photo taken from a bank security camera will help identify the man who robbed a Montgomery County bank.
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VO-NAT


The National Bank of Blacksburg on Route 460 was robbed at gunpoint by a white male who entered the bank last Tuesday.
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./Last Tuesday;


The man apparently arrived at the bank in a taxi and then stole the car from the driver.
The taxi was discovered a short time later outside Montgomery Regional hospital.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Montgomery County Sheriff's Department.
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Mitchell


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-26
GRAPHIC=Mitchell


Former Carroll County administrator Billy Mitchell still faces state charges connected with the embezzlement of close to a half-million dollars from county coffers.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


But today he pled guilty to federal fraud, money laundering, and tax charges in Abingdon.
Mitchell admitted taking more than 400-thousand dollars of county money earmarked for an industrial project.
He said he used the money for personal items, including Rolex watches and trips.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


The shortfall turned up during a routine audit of Carroll County's books.

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ANCHOR=Jean
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Still to come on News at Six, residents near a local ballpark want to keep their stadium dry by preventing beer sales,
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and we'll meet a former Roanoker who is hoping he doesn't blow his big chance in the art world.
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Girls-Girls


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-30
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


The lawyer for a Roanoke nightspot says the club's nude dancers were only exercising their first amendment rights.
But prosecutors say a Roanoke jury should decide.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Authorities charged Girls, Girls Girls with obscenity after vice detectives observed nudity and sexually explicit activity on four occasions.
Today, attorney Jack (KEN-it) Kennet said he will argue that the dances were choreographed and had artistic merit, but prosecutor Dennis Nagel said a jury will consider community standards.
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SOT 16:28:36
IN Q=This will be determined

((DENNIS NAGEL/ASST. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: THIS WILL BE DETERMINED ON LOCAL COMMUNITY STANDARDS, SO THE EXACT SAME PRESENTATION IN NEW YORK CITY MIGHT BE ACCEPTABLE, BUT IT MAY NOT BE FOUND ACCEPTABLE HERE.))
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


Judge Clifford Weckstein said he will allow cameras in the courtroom for a jury trial that is now set to begin in late September.

Pulaski-Rangers


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-31
GRAPHIC=NONE


Pulaski is throwing its support behind the town's latest Appalachian League team.
But some residents living near the ball park aren't cheering the thought of beer being sold during "Pulaski Rangers" games.
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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((
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1:07:12:28 tape one
SOT
IN Q=You

((GEORGE ALBRIGHT/LOCAL RESIDENT: YOU DON'T NEED ALCOHOL TO KEEP YOUR MOTOR RUNNING GOOD, OR ENTHUSIASM, IF YOU'RE GOING TO ENJOY THE GAME, ENJOY IT SOBER. ))
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George Albright is one of about 400 people who've signed a petition opposing the sale of beer.
He and some of his neighbors are concerned alcohol will increase the level of noise as well as the number of accidents.
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tape one: 1:13:29
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IN Q=These

((ROBERT PEOPLES/LOCAL RESIDENT:THESE STREETS WE LIVE ON HERE, PEOPLE CAN LOOK DOWN THEM, THEY ARE NARROW, IT'S BAD ENOUGH TRYING TO PASS WITH JUST TWO VEHICLES PASSING EACH OTHER, AND WHEN THIS STARTS, THERE'S GOING TO BE TRAFFIC ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ROAD, LIKE I SAID, I'VE BEEN HERE ALL MY LIFE, AND I'VE SEEN IT AND IT'S GOING TO BE HARD, IN AND OUT ANYWAY, AND ALCOHOL IS NOT GOING TO SOLVE NOTHING OR HELP THINGS.))
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TAKE SU Number 7
The President of Pulaski Baseball Incorporated declined to talk about the issue on camera for fear of creating more controversy. END SU
Hiawatha Nicely prefers to focus on the money generated having a local team.
The Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce held a luncheon in honor of the players, coaches and staff.
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tape two: 2:50:48
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IN Q=Pulaski

((HIAWATHA NICELY/PULASKI BASEBALL INC. PRES.:PULASKI HAS A LONG HISTORY OF SUPPORTING BASEBALL AND THEY HAD BASEBALL DATING BACK INTO THE EARLY 1900'S HERE, THEY SUPPORTED THE PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES WHEN THEY WERE HERE, THE ATLANTA BRAVES WHEN THEY WERE HERE AND I CAN ASSURE YOU THEY CAN GET BEHIND THESE TEXAS RANGERS. ))
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OUT Q=texas rangers.


The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board will hear both sides-- but, so far, a date hasn't been set. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Pulaski.))


Ticket-Fee


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-28
GRAPHIC=Regional Airport


A local surcharge on airline tickets may soon pay for improvements at the Roanoke Regional Airport.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;


Today, the airport commission voted to hire a consultant to help win approval from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Other airports in the region impose the charge, and Roanoke Regional would use the money for specific capital improvements.
Capped at three dollars per passenger, the charge could generate about one million dollars annually.
Officials say they need the money to protect from cuts in federal funding and to insure the airport remains self- sufficient.
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Tax-Cut


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#97-34
GRAPHIC=NONE


A noted legal expert says Jim Gilmore's proposed tax cut is unconstitutional.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond


U-V-A law professor "Dick" Howard says he believes the plan would require a constitutional amendment.
Gilmore's legal experts contend it would NOT, because the state would be picking up the tab, and there's nothing in Virginia's constitution that says the person who owes the tax has to pay the bill.
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IN Q=I think that's

((A.E. DICK HOWARD/UVA LAW PROFESSOR:I THINK THAT'S A MISTAKE IN ANALYSIS BECAUSE IT MAY WELL BE THAT THE TAX IS PAID BY SOMEBODY ELSE, BUT THE WHOLE POINT OF THE EXEMPTIONS IS THAT THOSE WHO ARE OBLIGED TO PAY A TAX MAY NOT BE EXEMPT FROM PAYING THAT TAX UNLESS THE CONSTITUTION PERMITS THAT. SO SHIFTING THE BURDEN FROM THAT TAX PAYER TO SOMEBODY ELSE IS AN EXEMPTION.))
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OUT Q=is an exemption.
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VO-NAT


Howard studied the issue at the request of local governments.
Gilmore wants to eliminate the personal property tax on most cars and trucks.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
TAPE#=None
GRAPHIC=NONE


On Wall Street, weakness in the technology issues pulled the stock market lower today. TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE
The DOW lost over 42 points to close at 77-hundred-18.
NASDAQ lost almost 11 points.
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Gum-Artist


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-33
GRAPHIC=NONE


Jamie Marraccini (mare-uh-SEE-nee) considers himself the world's foremost authority on bubble gum -- and probably the only artist working in the medium.
Ellen Qualls caught up with the transplanted Roanoker in Richmond.
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((
This is a love story.
A man, his hobby, and his art.
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((JAMIE MARRACCINI/GUM ARTIST: I WASN'T SEARCHING FOR A DESIGN THAT WAS GONNA MAKE PEOPLE GO "WOW, THAT'S BEAUTIFUL. I WAS TRYING TO HIGHLIGHT THE GUM SO THAT PEOPLE WOULD SAY "WOW I CAN'T BELIEVE THAT'S ALL BUBBLEGUM."))
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Some three thousand pieces, chewed over the years, for his only free-standing sculpture.
His work has evolved over eight years, from Roanoke County's Cave Spring High School to his Richmond apartment, from seemingly random smushes to--
sot TAPE ONE 10:48:55

((ANIMATED PEOPLE. HEADS DECORATED. THEN FINALLY IT TURNED TO WHERE I STARTED TO HIGHLIGHT HANDS AND FEET AND EYES AND LIPS. Why? I GUESS I JUST LIKE HANDS AND FEET AND EYES AND LIPS.))
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The artist's brand of choice is Bubblicious.
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((I REALLY LIKE IT BECAUSE IT'S VERY BRIGHT COLORS. THEY DON'T FADE VERY MUCH. IT'S EASY GUM TO WORK WITH. IT STAYS SOFT FOR FIVE OR SIX YEARS.))
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Jamie Marraccini should know.
He's jawed them all.
sot TAPE ONE 10:50:42

((I HAD A PROBLEM FOR A WHILE WHERE WHENEVER I WOULD CHEW, I WOULD CHEW LIKE TEN PIECES OF GUM AT A TIME. IT WAS MORE LIKE WORK THAN IT WAS PLEASURE. BUT NOW THAT I'VE STARTED TO FARM OUT MOST OF MY CHEWING, AND GETTING OTHER PEOPLE TO DO THE CHEWING FOR ME, I CAN RELAX AND JUST CHEW GUM FOR PLEASURE AGAIN.))
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But for profit?
Would he sell?
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((IT FITS INTO MY APARTMENT NICE RIGHT NOW THAT I WOULD PREFER TO KEEP IT ALL. BUT EVERYTHING HAS ITS PRICE.))
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But even if the gum art never sells...
sot TAPE TWO 11:33:43 BUBBLE POPS

((UH-OH.))
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...it won't burst his bubble.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.

Sports tease


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=


A local high school state championship coach steps down from his post, the Orioles Eric Davis is released from the hospital after cancer surgery,
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VO-NAT


and Roy Stanley has the story of the return of baseball to Pulaski.
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S-Byrd


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-13
GRAPHIC=baseball


Local high school baseball took a major hit today as one of the area' bright young coaches resigned.
SS=Rodney Spradlin


William Byrd's Rodney Spradlin stepped down as the Terriers head coach late this afternoon.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Vinton/Group 2A State Championship; :00


Spradlin lead the Terriers to the group 2A state championship June 10th in a 6-3 win over Tabb. It's Byrd's first ever baseball state title. In 5 years as head coach; Spradlin went 94-22 and 1 with three trips to the state tourney. He offers a few reasons for his resignation.
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((RODNEY SPRADLIN/RESIGNS AS WILLIAM BYRD COACH:))
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The 30 year old Spradlin, who played at Byrd from 1981 through 84, will take next year off and then re-evaluate.
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VO-NAT(Con't)


Spradlin has expressed interests in coaching in college. He says he might look into the Roanoke College baseball job IF the new program becomes a varsity sport in 1999.
SUPER=04-1992;


No replacement has been named; but assistant and one time head coach Gary Walthall has been mentioned.
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S-Pulaski


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#S7-12
GRAPHIC=Major League Baseball


Some of major league baseball's future stars are back in Pulaski for minor league baseball in the Appalachian League.
And Roy Stanley reports; the community has been waiting for America's favorite pastimes return for f ive years.
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S-MLB


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

Baltimore lost to the Montreal Expos 1-nothing this afternoon, If the O's seemed distracted it's because one of their own was recovering from cancer surgery
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD/ Today; :00


Eric Davis was released from John Hopkins Hospital after receiving surgery for colon cancer. A hospital spokesperson says that Davis was with his family and looked in good health. Davis is expected to make a full recovery. He's heading home to California to recuperate.
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S-Majors


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-10
GRAPHIC=MLB


In interleague action today, Detroit beat Florida 6-2 and the Twins topped Pittsburgh 8-2.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-New York, NY/Mets vs. Yankees; :00


The yankees won the New York Subway series, beating the Mets 3-2. New York pitcher david Cone teased 56 thousand bronx fans with a no hitter into the seventh inning before John Olerud broke it up witha double.
SUPER=35-Yankees/3/Mets/2;

The Yanks went up 2-nothing on solo homers from Chad Curtis and Cecil Fielder. Yankees over the Mets 3-2.
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S-Martinez


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-9
GRAPHIC=MLB


Major league Baseball four time all star pitcher dennis martinez retired today.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=04-Major League Baseball; :00


The 42 year old was ineffective in 9 starts with the Seattle mariners this season going 1 and 5 with a 7.71 ERA. He finishes his career witha 241 and 187 record and Denny is one of only seven pitchers to win 100 games in both leagues.
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