12:00-01

SCOTUS

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=supreme court


Some key rulings today from the U-S Supreme court.
The high court is refusing to protect White House lawyers from having to turn over to Whitewater prosecutors the notes of their conversations with Hillary Rodham Clinton.
The notes will be surrendered to a federal grand jury in Little Rock.
And the justices voted five to four in favor of allowing states to keep sexually violent predators locked up AFTER they serve their sentences, even if they're NOT mentally ill.

CLINTON-MAYORS


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


With the Summit of the Eight behind him, President Clinton now turns his attention to luring middle-class America back to the nation's inner cities.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA;


The President is in San Francisco today for the annual U-S Conference of Mayors.
Mr. Clinton hopes to halt urban flight by encouraging police officers and working families to move into urban areas.
SUPER=03-Denver, CO/Yesterday;

4:02:01
Meantime, President Clinton says the Economic Summit in Denver produced cooperation on a number of issues -- including economic problems, security threats, terrorism, organized crime, and the spread of infectious diseases.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York, NY;

10:25:35
Meantime, today is the start of the U-N Earth Summit in New York.
The five-day conference will review progress since the 19-92 Earth Summit in Brazil.
Since then carbon emissions have actually increased in the U-S by 13 percent.
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Tobacco-Mold


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=tobacco


Blue mold is back and it's attacking tobacco in Halifax, Pittsylvania, Charlotte, Mecklenburg and Lee Counties.
Farming experts fear that the disease could wreck Virginia's 200- million dollar crop.
It's the most significant blue mold outbreak since 19-79 in southside Virginia.

E-Abortion-Law


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-27
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


A group of physicians is seeking a temporary restraining order against Virginia's parental notification.
The hearing is set for tomorrow in Lynchburg.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;

use file tape Parental-Note, 97-5
Governor Allen signed the bill into law in March after vetoing a similar measure in 19-94. 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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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


Doctors who violate the law could be charged with a misdemeanor carrying a 500 dollar fine.

Drowning


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=drowning 4292


An accidental drowning took the life of a 41- year- old Nelson County man yesterday.
Police say Rodney Smith went down trying to retrieve his boat after it tipped over in the Piney River.

E-Peter's-Creek


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-35
GRAPHIC=Storms


Some residents on Peter's Creek Road in Roanoke are cleaning up after run-off from Saturday's rain in Salem swamped their properties.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


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 Peter's Creek Road extension.
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SOT 18:37:34
IN Q=I've never seen

((JOSEPH SAUNDERS/RESIDENT: I'VE NEVER SEEN IT THIS BAD PRIOR TO THIS CONSTRUCTION. NOW IS THE WORST TIME I'VE EVER SEEN IT.))
SUPER=01-Joseph Saunders/Resident;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q= EVER SEEN IT
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VO-NAT


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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E-Chattam-Hills


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-26
GRAPHIC=none


Repairs are in the works at the Chattam Hills Apartments.
But as Denise Allen reports tenants say there's more to be done.
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IN Q=This is Vivian
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Vivian Price/Resident; :08
SUPER=01-Dana Walker/Hall Associates; :26
SUPER=01-Anita Powell/Resident; QUICK!! :35
SUPER=03-Roanoke/June 14; :40
SUPER=01-Joyce Gardner/Resident; :47
SUPER=@Denise1; :56
RUNS=1:35
OUT Q=News 7


((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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SOT 13:59:08
IN Q=I do have a

((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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OUT Q=MESS FOR ME


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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IN Q=WE HAD COMPLETED

((DANA WALKER/HALL ASSOCIATES: WE HAD COMPLETED ALL OF THE AIR CONDITIONING REQUIREMENTS, ALL OF THE PLUMBING REQUIREMENTS INVOLVING LEAKS INTO TENANTS APARTMENTS.))
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OUT Q=INTO TENANTS APARTMENTS
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IN Q=i think it's

((ANITA POWELL/RESIDENT: I THINK IT'S PUTTING A BAND AID ON A BROKEN LEG.))
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=ON A BROKEN LEG


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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SOT 13:44:15
IN Q=we found out

((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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OUT Q=DOWN IN MINE

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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SOT 11:56:13
IN Q=THERE ARE LIMITED

((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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OUT Q=DO THESE IMPROVEMENTS


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.))

CHEMICAL-EXPLOSION


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=explosion


Residents near Houston are being warned to stay indoors this afternoon as a fire from an explosion at a Shell Chemical Plant burns itself out.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Deer Park, TX;


Because of gasoline and chemical fumes, police are advising residents within a mile of the facility to stay home.
But the plant's health and safety manager says the burning mixture poses no health risks.
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8:02:56
IN Q=

((DARREN MARTIN:RIGHT NOW THE RESULTS SHOW NO HYDROCARBON VAPORS RELEASED AS RESULT OF INCIDENT. BENZINE WAS DETECTED ONLY AT ONE SITE OUTSIDE THE PLANT AREA. THIS LEVEL WAS RECORDED AT .02 PPM, WHICH IS BELOW THE OSHA EXPOSURE LIMITS OF 1 PPM. ))
SUPER=01-Darren Martin/Shell Oil Spokesperson;
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OUT Q=LIMITS OF 1 PPM.
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VO-NAT


About 50 workers were in the Deer Park plant at the time of the blast, none was seriously injured.
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WIPE/WIPE/WIPE

train-collision


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=WIPE WIPE WIPE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Devine, TX;


Meantime, a diesel fuel fire that ignited when two freight trains collided last night in south-central Texas is out.
Authorities say last night's head- on crash ignited 15-thousand gallons of fuel that destroyed a railroad bridge and 28 train cars.
A railroad spokesman says two crewmen were killed and one remains hospitalized with critical burns.
A third fatality is believed to be a resident of the area.
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MARINES


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Two Marine Corps recruiters will be arraigned today in Oregon on charges of assault, kidnapping and rape.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Mt. Hood, OR;


They allegedly attacked a civilian couple at an Oregon campground where 180 Marines were on a weekend outing.
One of the victims says he and his girlfriend inadvertently set up their tent late Friday in the middle of the Marine outing.
Police say Sergeants Rudolph Jackson and Clinton Bergmann beat up the man, taped him to a tree and then raped the woman.
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Missing-Girls


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


Businesses and individuals have put up a 150- thousand- dollar reward in the cases of three murdered Spotsylvania County girls.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file


Police are trying to find the killer or killers of Sofia Silva and sisters Kristin and Kati Lisk.
The Silva girl was killed last fall. The Lisk sisters were killed in May.
The cases have similarities, including the time of day the girls were abducted but authorities have NOT yet said they suspect a serial killer.
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S-Education-Proposal


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-37
GRAPHIC=Education


A new plan is linking the success of a school with its students' success.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;

use file tape from E-Homework-Hotline 97-38, Roanoke-School, 96-59;
The plan proposes pulling state accreditation at schools where more than 30 percent of the students fail new state tests.
The Virginia Board of Education tentatively approved the plan this month.
The board will take a final vote in September.
National education analysts say Virginia may be the first state to link a school's student test scores and accreditation.
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Valleypointe


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=jsu
TAPE#=net (edit of 97-29)
GRAPHIC=none


Roanoke County will soon have 57-thousand square feet of new office space at
the Valley Park Center. (----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Tuesday;


I-T-T will move its administrative, engineering, sales and other offices to the location.
Roanoke County Administrator Elmer Hodge says this will promote economic growth in the county.
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SOT 10:51:06
IN Q=If we can

((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 ))
SUPER=01-Elmer Hodge/Roanoke Co. Administrator
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=valley successful
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VO-NAT


The facility is expected to open in December.
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E-Batteau-Fest


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=rmo
TAPE#96-47
GRAPHIC=none

***ANCHOR Tag***
This weekend wrapped up an eight day adventure known as the James River Batteau Festival.
The 138-mile journey 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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SUPER=03-Appomattox Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Paul Thomas/"Governor Henry" Captain; :33
SUPER=01-Susie Huffman/"Governor Henry" Crew; :45
SUPER=01-Dean Wray/"Governor Henry" Crew; 1:37
SUPER=01-Bob Hughes/"Governor Henry" Crew; 1:45
SUPER=03-Nelson Co.; 2:01
RUNS=2:17
OUT Q=Not too much work. (laughs)



(( 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) ))
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None


The Governor Henry is based in Franklin County. It was one of over twenty batteau taking part in the festival.
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Common-Sense


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


Those who dabble in the market can get some security through diversification.
Len Besthoff has this week's edition of Common Sense.
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SUPER=01-Gary Collins/J.C. Bradford & Co.; :11
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OUT Q=the newsdesk.
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IN Q=A big

((A big question for investors is how much is too much when it comes to the stock market and Wall Street? Well Gary Collins with J-C Bradford and Company here in Martinsville has more.))
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OUT Q=has more.
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IN Q=With today's

((GARY COLLINS/STOCKBROKER-J.C. BRADFORD & CO.: WITH TODAY'S INVESTMENTS YOU CAN BE VERY CONSERVATIVE AND STILL GET A GOOD RETURN ON YOUR MONEY WITHOUT TAKING A LOT OF RISK. WHAT YOU'RE SEEING NOW WITH ALL THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF MONEY MARKET, BOND FUNDS, EQUITY FUNDS, WITH EQUITY BEING INCOME PRODUCING, INTERNATIONAL FUNDS, GROWTH COMPANIES, THAT TYPE OF THING. THE KEY TO IT IS NOT HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH, BUT HOW MUCH HAVE YOU DIVERSIFIED? BY DIVERSIFYING YOUR PORTFOLIO YOU ARE LIMITING YOUR RISK IN THE MARKET. AND YOU'VE GOT TO BE ABLE TO SHIFT THE PEDAL FROM TIME TO TIME GOING FROM AGGRESSIVE TO CONSERVATIVE TO MONEY MARKET IN A DOWN MARKET.))
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OUT Q=down market.
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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. ))
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OUT Q=newsdesk.


Race


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=net (edit of R-36)
GRAPHIC=California


Saturday marked the first California 500, but it was anything but a first for winner Jeff Gordon as he took the checkered flag.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Fontana, CA/ABC; :00


The first caution of the day came out when Hut Stricklin spun the Circuit City Ford in turn four.
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. He takes his 7th victory of the season.
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IN Q=To do the inaugural

((JEFF GORDON/7TH WIN OF SEASON:))
SUPER=01-Jeff Gordon/7th Win of Season; :00
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=thank my crew
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ANCHOR=Patrick
SS=hold


Terry Labonte finished second, followed by Ricky Rudd in third, and Ted Musgrave in 4th.

Griffey


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=mlb


The day belonged to Ken Griffey as he nailed his major league-leading 29th homer to save the day for Seattle in Texas.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Arlington, TX/KIRO-MLB;


The Mariners were clinging to a one-run lead when Griffey sent a ninth-inning blast over the center field wall.
Jay Buhner (BYOO'-nur) also homered after collecting five r-b-i's in Saturday's win.
Jeff Fassero yielded just one earned run and seven hits in seven-plus innings.
Seattle beat Texas 6-to-4.
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Wimbledon


ANCHOR=patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Wimbledon


Play at Wimbledon got started off today with a brand new Court one and cloudy skies.
Rain has so far delayed play three times.
Despite the rain, Second-seed Goran Ivanisevic (ee-vahn-EE'-sih-vihch) and twelfth-seed Irina Spirlea
(spur-LAY'-ah) were able to advance to the second round.



Buick


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=net (edit of S7-8 and other)
GRAPHIC=Woods, Tiger


Golf's newest record setting champion is taking a break from golf after finishing 19 strokes behind Ernie Els (ehls) at the Buick Classic.
Tiger Woods says he's tired after playing five tournaments in six weeks.
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OUT Q=get ready.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Harrison, NY;


Els successfully defended his Buick title yesterday, finishing two strokes ahead of Jeff Maggert.
Chip Sullivan finished tied for 67th.
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Camp


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-5
GRAPHIC=Roanoke


The hoops action got underway in Salem last night in the the Roanoke College boys basketball camp.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Salem;:00


90 campers are in for the five day overnight camp. Ages range from 8 to 15. In its 30th year; Page Moir and his counselors feel they have adjusted tot new kids and an ever changing game.
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IN Q="Lots of

((KEVIN MARTIN/ROANOKE MEN'S ASSISTANT BASKETBALL COACH:))
SUPER=01-Kevin Martin/Assistant Basketball Coach; :00
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=...keep it organized"
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DINO-EMBRYO


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Archaeologists in central Portugal discovered the fossilized embryo of a meat-eating dinosaur believed to date back 140 million years, twice the age of
any such previous discovery. (----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lourinha, Portugal;


The Portuguese embryo, found inside a fossilized egg, was not only the world's oldest but also the first to be discovered from the Jurassic rather than the Cretaceous period.
Scientist believe the remains of an adult dinosaur discovered four years ago is of the same species as the newly discovered embryo. (----------------)