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Coming up next on News 7 at 11...
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Firefighters in Texas say a chemical fire near Houston will continue burning through tomorrow.
President Clinton calls the Summit of Eight a success in Denver.
And we'll take you on trip to the past in a James River Batteau.
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ANCHOR=Eric
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News 7 at 11 is next.

Texas-Explosion


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Explosion


Good evening, I'm Eric Earnhart.
An explosion at a chemical plant shook residents in Deer Park, Texas this morning, and the plant is still burning tonight.
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The blast came from a Shell Oil refinery that manufactures ethylene and propylene, two explosive additives used in gasoline production.
Nearby houses shook and glass shattered in surrounding businesses. There were some minor injuries, but a Shell spokesperson says no one was seriously hurt.
After the explosion, surrounding residents were told to stay in their homes with the doors and windows shut while emergency workers checked for toxic gas.
Investigators say they found nothing dangerous in the air... but they're still telling neighbors to stay indoors tonight.
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Summit


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Bill Clinton


President Clinton says this weekend's Summit of Eight may not produce major headlines, but he says it was worth it.
Byron Pitts has more from Denver.
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((NATSOT CLINTON 12:56:52

`PLEASE BE SEATED."
The Summit of 8 - ended the way it started. 8-world leaders - sharing one stage and one strategy. Their host President Clinton delivering the official COMMUNIQUE.

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`WE'VE AGREED ON NEW STEPS FACE A MARKET DEMOCRACY." :15
IF this Summit was more symbolism than substance the signs were striking. All weekend President Clinton looked as healthy and energetic as the U.S. economy. Far at the other end 66-year old Russian President Boris Yeltsin . Despite his enthusiasm his country was seen as the economic weak link in Denver. Saturday night that reality and the rigor of the weekend showed on Mr. Yeltsin's face. At one point he needed the help of the German and Japanese leaders just to reach the stairs. Observers say, If there is to be a new global economy Russia will be everyone's burden.

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`HOW DO YOUR FEEL? HOW YOU DO YOU FEEL TODAY MR. PRESIDENT? I FEEL FINE."

Now with the world leaders headed home The White House can turn its attention to the next international hurdle: China. Which next month regains control of Hong Kong.

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`PART OF THE FABRIC HOPE THAT IT WILL BE."
STANDUP CLOSE: AND HOPE IS A BIG PART OF THE LEGACY OF THIS SUMMIT. THE INDUSTRIAL LEADERS COMMITING TO EVERYTHING FROM GLOBAL WARMING AIDS RESEARCH . AND OF COURSE GROWING THE GLOBAL ECONOMY. IT WAS A FULL WEEKEND. BYRON PITTS CBS NEWS, DENVER))

Albright


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
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U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright had some words of caution for China today, as the country prepares for the takeover of Hong Kong.
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The Chinese have begun the ten day countdown to the takeover, celebrating in Tienanmin Square last night.
Today on the ABC program "This Week"... Albright said U.S. relations with China could be affected by Hong Kong's fate.
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((MADELEINE ALBRIGHT/SECRETARY OF STATE; WE ARE ASSUMING THE FACT THAT THE CHINESE WILL UNDERSTAND THE MAGIC OF HONG KONG IS THIS COMBINATION OF THE ECONOMIC... AND IF THEY DON'T? WELL WE ARE GOING TO WATCH IT VERY CLOSELY AND WE ARE GOING TO DETERMINE OUR RELATIONSHIP ACCORDING TO...THAT IS A TEST, HOW IT WILL WORK. ))
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ANCHOR=Eric
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Albright says she will personally be in Hong Kong on the day of the transition, to underscore U.S. interest in the outcome.

Abortion-Law


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-27
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Opponents of the state's new parental notification law will take their case before a federal court.
The hearing for a temporary restraining order is set for Tuesday in Lynchburg.
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use file tape Parental-Note, 97-5
Governor Allen signed the bill into law in March after vetoing a similar measure in 1994. use file tape E-Parental-Notification, 97-35;
Since that time, groups including Planned Parenthood have challenged the law's constitutionality.
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Tuesday's challenge is being brought by a group of physicians.
Doctors who violate the law could be charged with a misdemeanor carrying a 500 dollar fine.


Peter's-Creek


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-35
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Doppler Radar estimated nearly 4 inches of rain fell during thunderstorms yesterday afternoon.
And while some residents on Peters Creek Road in Roanoke, didn't see a drop the run-off from the Salem area swamped their property.
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A creek bordering Leslie Lane jumped its banks.
Residents say drainage ditches need to be installed to handle run-off from the nearby construction of Peters Creek Road extension.
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((JOSEPH SAUNDERS/RESIDENT: I'VE NEVER SEEN IT THIS BAD PRIOR TO THIS CONSTRUCTION. NOW IS THE WORST TIME I'VE EVER SEEN IT.))
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Saunders says since construction began the water has risen several times, eating away more of his property each time.
City officials say the project is being handled by the Virginia Department of Transportation.
V-DOT officials were not available for comment.
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Chattam-Hills


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-26
GRAPHIC=none


Meanwhile, officials at a run down apartment complex News 7 covered last week ARE responding to complaints.
Management at the Chattam Hills Apartments has been working on repairs all week.
But as Denise Allen reports tenants say there's more to be done.
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((This is Vivian Price's apartment.
Her stove does not work, the kitchen floor has worn away and water leaks from her bathroom ceiling.
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((VIVIAN PRICE/RESIDENT: I DO HAVE A PROBLEM OF KIDNEY STONES. SO I HAVE TO DRINK A LOT. SO THAT REALLY MAKES IT KIND OF A MESS FOR ME.))
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Price told her neighbors about these problems after seeing News 7's story last week.
Since then the property management company has been on site to improve the situation.
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((DANA WALKER/HALL ASSOCIATES: WE HAD COMPLETED ALL OF THE CIR CONDITIONING REQUIREMENTS, ALL OF THE PLUMBING REQUIREMENTS INVOLVING LEAKS INTO TENANTS APARTMENTS.))
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((ANITA POWELL/RESIDENT: I THINK IT'S PUTTING A BAND AID ON A BROKEN LEG.))
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Maintenance workers fixed the hot water problem in Joyce Gardner's apartment.
And management has promised to return to stop water from seeping into her kitchen.
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((JOYCE GARDNER/RESIDENT: WE FOUND OUT WHEN THEY DID IT LAST YEAR THEY DIDN'T HOOK THE PIPE BACK UP SO EVERYBODY'S WATER WHEN THEY PUT ON THE AIR CONDITIONER COMES DOWN IN MINE.))
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DENISE ALLEN/NEWS 7: MAINTENANCE CREWS ALSO CLEANED UP THE GROUNDS IN ADDITION TO CATCHING UP ON THE DAY TO DAY MAINTENANCE.
BUT THE LARGER REPAIRS SUCH AS FIXING THESE STEPS ARE ON HOLD, MOST LIKELY UNTIL THE PROPERTY IS SOLD.
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((WALKER: THERE ARE LIMITED FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR THESE LARGER CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS. THE ESTATE IS NOT REALLY IN THE POSITION TO GO BORROW THE MONEY TO DO THESE IMPROVEMENTS.))
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Maintenance workers say Vivian Price will have to move into a vacant apartment in the complex before they can repair her unit.
Her neighbors say they'll help her move.
And they say they're optimistic the repairs will happen and prepared to make sure things improve.
Denise Allen News 7.))

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Up next on News 7 at Eleven, a new fast food restaurant descends on Southwest Virginia
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And thousands of locusts descend on the Ukraine.
But first, Andrew Freiden is standing by for a look at the weather.
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VWIL


ANCHOR=Eric
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TAPE#=97-36
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If current enrollment remains steady at the Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership, the school could be getting about 570-thousand dollars from the state.
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use video from E-VWIL, 96-110; P-VWIL, 96-98
That's 74-hundred-64 dollars for each of its students who live in the Commonwealth.
This will mark the third year that the state has committed tuition subsidies for in-state students in the V-W-I-L program.
The program began at Mary Baldwin College as part of a failed battle to keep women out of the Virginia Military Institute, which is a public school.
Debate now centers on whether Mary Baldwin, a private college, should continue to receive public funds.
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Locust


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Meanwhile, an odd story out of part of the former Soviet Union.
Insects are sending a region of the Ukraine into a state of emergency.
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Thousands of locust have descended on the Crimean region of the Ukraine, and are threatening to eat up the region's entire summer production of crops.
So far the bugs have destroyed more than 15-thousnd acres of farmland. The government has declared a state of emergency in three districts.
Local crop specialists say it will take up to 15 tons of pesticides to stop the attack.
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Valleypointe


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=jsu
TAPE#=97-29
GRAPHIC=none


Two new office buildings are in the works for ValleyPointe.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Tuesday;


A ground breaking ceremony was held last week at the building site of Valley Park Center.
Liberty Property Trust is building the facility which will offer 57-thousand square feet of office space.
I-T-T is the facility's first tenant.
The company will move its administrative, engineering, sales and other offices to the location.
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((PAUL GRALNICK/ITT PRESIDENT: GROWTH IS REALLY UPON US...WE THINK WE'RE GOING TO GROW 25 PERCENT OR MORE IN THE NEXT 12 MONTHS..OUR COMMITTMENT HERE IS TO GROW EVEN BEYOND THAT))
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Roanoke County Administrator Elmer Hodge says this will promote economic growth in the county.
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((ELMER HODGE/ROANOKE CO. ADMINISTRATOR: IF WE CAN PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES LIKE THIS FOR OUR PEOPLE TO WORK..AND OUR COMPANIES TO GROW..THEN WE CAN HELP MAKE THIS WHOLE VALLEY SUCCESSFUL ))
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The facility is expected to open in December.
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Business-Review


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#=BIZ
GRAPHIC=Business Review


Another business is planning to make the Roanoke Valley its new home--this one's a fast food chain.
And, a hike in prices at Roanoke Regional airport may be in the works.
Len Besthoff has that and more with this week's News-7 Business Review.
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Crenshaws Electronics and Appliance stores in Roanoke and Lynchburg were closed earlier in the week while a major lender repossessed a large chunk of its inventory.
Deutsche Financial Services says the troubled North Carolina chain owes it more than 300- thousand- dollars.
If you like the Arby's fast food chain, there's good news...Arby's likes you too.
A franchisee plans to open a regional headquarters in the Roanoke Valley, with plans to build nearly a dozen new locations in the area.
Ticket prices may be on the rise at the Roanoke Regional Airport.
The airport commission says a three- dollar- per- passenger price hike would help pay for improvements.
Checking the financial markets for the week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 14 points.
The Nasdaq Composite ended the week up 24 ticks.
Len Besthoff, with the News-7 Business Review.)) Nat Sot
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ANCHOR=Eric
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In other business news, Bassett Furniture has launched an independent investigation into its bedding division because of a mixup involving two major customers.
J-C-Penney and Levitz Furniture recently received mattresses and boxsprings from Bassett that were of lesser specifications than the ones they ordered.

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Coming up next on the newscast, Steve Mason will fill us in on the latest sports news,
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And we'll take a ride down the James River, Eighteenth Century style.
More on that story and another update on weather conditions when News 7 at Eleven returns.
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Batteau-Fest


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=rmo
TAPE#96-47
GRAPHIC=none


The twelfth annual James River Batteau Festival wrapped up its eight-day adventure yesterday near Richmond.
The 138-mile journey on the James took the flat-bottom boats from Lynchburg to Maidens Landing.
Last week videographer Rob Monroe spent a day aboard The Governor Henry.
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(( THE BATTEAU WAS INVENTED ON THE JAMES RIVER IN AMHERST COUNTY I BELIEVE TO TRANSPORT TOBACCO TO RICHMOND BEFORE THERE WERE ANY ROADS.
I DID A LITTLE BIT OF RESEARCH. OH, THIS ONE'S AS AUTHENTIC AS THEY COME.
THEY WERE USED HEAVILY IN THE LATER PART OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY UP UNTIL ABOUT THE MIDDLE OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY AND WERE PHASED OUT AS THE CANAL WAS BUILT AND WENT AWAY COMPLETELY WHEN THE RAILROADS WERE BUILT.
BUT BOAT BUILDERS DID NOT BUILD THESE BOATS BACK IN THE EIGHTEEN HUNDREDS, JUST WHOEVER THEY HAD ON THE PLANTATION -- PROBABLY IN MOST CASES SLAVES.
I IMAGINE FOR THE SLAVES THAT THIS WAS ONE OF THE BETTER DETAILS THAT YOU COULD PULL. I IMAGINE THIS WAS THE CLOSEST TO THE SENSE OF FREEDOM THEY GOT.
LET'S GIVE US A LITTLE FORWARD PUSH NOW. KEEP THE MOMENTUM UP. LET'S STAND BY FOR A BUMP. BUMP!
AS YOU HAVE SEEN ALREADY THIS RIVER IS LOUSY WITH ROCKS. YOU CAN'T SEE THEM UNTIL YOU'RE RIGHT ON TOP OF THEM. SOME SITUATIONS YOU'RE JUST GOING TO END UP IN THE WATER PUSHING. READY? HEAVE!
LAST YEAR WE HAD ABOUT THREE FEET MORE WATER THAN WE DO THIS YEAR.
HE CAN AVOID THE ROCKS WITH THE FRONT SWEEP AND THEN I BRING THE REAR END AROUND TO MISS THEM. AND WE CAN MANEUVER IT PRETTY GOOD IN SWIFT WATER.
POLING ON THE GOVERNOR IS ONLY A NECESSARY EVIL AND NOT A COMMON PRACTICE. HISTORY, FRIENDSHIP, BEING ABLE TO RELAX AND GET AWAY FROM THE RAT RACE.
GOOD SHOT.
WE HAVE REALLY FORMED A TIGHT-KNIT GROUP HERE. THIS IS THE BEST GROUP OF PEOPLE I'VE EVER GOTTEN INVOLVED IN.
IT IS FUN. IT'S A LOT OF WORK BUT IT'S A LOT OF FUN. NOT TOO MUCH WORK.
(LAUGHS) ))
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The Governor Henry is based in Franklin County. It was one of over twenty batteau taking part in the festival.
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Steve
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California 500 results, the Wrath wins a double dip, and Chip Sullivan's score in the Buick,
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and speaking of cars, it was a wet Budweiser G.I. Joe's 200 in the CART World Series. Lots of spins before Mark Blundell took the checkered flag today. Now the numbers. GO TO SCORES
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S-Race


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=R-36
GRAPHIC=California


Jeff Gordon won the battle of the gas tanks yesterday; taking the checkered flag in the inaugural California 500 for his 7th victory of the season.
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SUPER=03-Fontana, CA/ABC; :00


Joe Nemechek started on the pole for the first race at the 2 mile track. Nemechek did hold his position on the first lap but would soon drop back in the pack.
The first caution of the day came out when Hut Stricklin spun the Circuit City Ford in turn four. He was not injured.
Total; there were 4 cautions from 22 laps. Last week's winner, Ernie Irvan did not complete the race; finishing 37th because of engine problems.
Gordon was in a tight battle with Mark Martin and Terry Labonte. The rainbow warrior regained the lead when Martin had to pit for gas and then drove the last 110 miles without stopping to win.
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((JEFF GORDON/7TH WIN OF SEASON:))
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Terry Labonte was second, followed by Ricky Rudd in third, Ted Musgrave in 4th and Jimmy Spencer in 5th. Michael Waltrip was 11th, Dale Earnhardt 16th, Ward and Jeff Burton 28th and 30 and Rick Mast 41st.

S-Camp


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-5
GRAPHIC=Roanoke


The Roanoke College boys basketball camp tipped off last night over in salem at the College.
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SUPER=03-Salem;:00


90 campers are in for the five day overnite camp. Ages range from 8 to 15. In it's 30th year; page Moir and his counselors feel they have adjusted tot new kids and an ever changing game.
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((KEVIN MARTIN/ROANOKE MEN'S ASSISTANT BASKETBALL COACH:))
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S-Wrath


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


The Wrath begins it's soccer sessions for kids tomorrow. Today' Roanoke's semi pro soccer team won a double header.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Team America vs. Wrath; :00


It was a a hot one at Victory Stadium as the Wrath battled Team America in the opener.
Roanoke led 1-nothing in the first half on Gavin Spooner's goal in the ninth minute. Grayson Prilliman made the count 2-nothing Roanoke on this tally; nice shot by the former Roanoke College star.
SUPER=34-Wrath/4/Team America/0;

The Wrath wins the first game 4-nothing to improve to 6 and OH on the season. The score would have been worse if not for some heady play by the Team America goalie.
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In game two, the Wrath beat Bellmont United 3-1.

S-Buick


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Chip Sullivan finished tied for 67th in the Buick Classic. Chip fired a final round 4 over 75 for a tournament total of 291. He earns just over three thousand dollars.
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For the second straight week and for the second straight year at the Buick; Ernie Els is your winner. Els shot a final round 69 fora 16 under par total,
good enough for a two shot win over Jeff Maggert.
Tiger Woods finished at 3 over for the tourney.
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S-MLB


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


A battle of the birds in Toronto and the Orioles caged the Blue Jays for their 48th win of the season.
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SUPER=03-Toronto, Canada/Orioles vs. Blue Jays; :00


The iron one, Cal Ripken drove in two runs and hit his 500th and 500 and 1st career doubles to lead the O's over the Jays. His two bagger in the 5the scores brady Anderson; 3-2 Birds.
SUPER=35-Baltimore/5/Toronto/2;

Jefferey Hammonds also contributed a two run homer in the top of the 7th; 5-2 Orioles and that's your final as Baltimore is two wins away from 50 on the season.
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S-Majors


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


Atlanta tied a Braves record for homeruns in an inning in a 12 run explosion against Philadelphia.
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SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/Braves vs. Phillies; :00


Bad things come in threes and the third inning is when the eruption occurred. Nine runs to be exact. Chipper Jones connects on his 10th homer of the season4-3 braves.
SUPER=35-Atlanta/12/Philadelphia/5;

Fred McGriff goes Yard as well. Michael Tucker also gives the Phillie fans a nice souvenir as did Jeff Blauser. Braves top Philadelphia 12-5.
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Sports tease


ANCHOR=steve
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WRITER=sma
TAPE#none
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Still to come in sports tonight, we will hear what Express general manager Pierre Paiementt has to say about losing three key players,
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but ladies first, the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury and the Charlotte Sting hit the hard wood today.
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S-WNBA


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


The Phoenix Mercury and the Charlotte Sting made their WNBA debut yesterday in front of 16 thousand, 1 hundred and 2 fans.
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SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/Mercury vs. Sting; :00


Mercury head coach Cheryl Miller was anxious.
Watch Bridgette Pettis finish the break away with the nifty lay up for an 11-4 Mercury lead in the first half.
The sting trailed 44-30 at the SUPER=34-Phoenix/76/Charlotte/59;

half. Andrea Stinson tried to keep Charlotte close with this hoop, but it was not enough,
as Phoenix and Nancy Leiberman Kline top the Sting 76 to 59.
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#S7-12
GRAPHIC=EXPRESS


Jeff Jablonski, Michael Smith, and Ilya Dubkov are gone; forcing Express head coach Frank Anzalone back to the player seeking and developing drawing board; a place he likes to go. The loss of the trio might be reason for concern. Roanoke management disagrees.
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SOT
IN Q="Don;t..

((PIERRE PAIEMENT/EXPRESS GENERAL MANAGER:))
SUPER=01-Pierre Paiement/Express General Manager; :00
RUNS=:34
OUT Q=...this year again."
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Rome-lights


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Finally tonight, the monuments of ancient Rome are being seen in a new light.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rome, Italy;


Last night, city officials threw the switch on a new 12 million dollar lighting system.
Phillips lighting developed the new system, which illuminates the Coliseum, continues along the Sacred Way to Capitolium Hill... brightening up 22 monuments in all.
It's the first of several projects to cast Europe's historical landmarks in a better light. (----------------)