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News-Heads

ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NEWS HEADS
GRAPHIC=NONE


Next on News 7 at Five-
A search is on between Roanoke and Danville for a missing plane-
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The teen who gave birth at her prom finds out if she'll be charged with murder.
Plus another Virginia bank is changing hands-
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Wx-Heads
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


The heat builds and so does the humidity. Our summer time forecast is just ahead. MEDICAL-HEADS
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check today-- we're talking about weight control--
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Can your genetic makeup be making you fat?
Researchers think it's possible-- but don't want it used as an excuse.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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VO-NAT


The search for a missing plane is still underway, despite reports the pilot has been found safe.
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5-missing-plane


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=eea
TAPE#597-18
GRAPHIC=news-7 at five


Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
The family of a missing Roanoke pilot says he's okay... but the search for his plane is still underway.
double boxes Jean/Eric


Eric Earnhart joins us from the Roanoke Regional Airport with the latest...
ANCHOR=Eric


Jean, the wife of the pilot, who has asked that her name not be released
tells News 7SUPER=@Eric1;
SUPER=22-Roanoke;

that her husband is ok... she says he is in Myrtle Beach and the plane did not crash... ***take map full***
But as far as we know right now, the Civil Air Patrol is STILL searching for the aircraft between the Roanoke Regional airport and Danville.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Search planes and ground crews have been combing the area between Roanoke and Danville.
Some of the terrain is slowing them down.
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SOT 00:01:48
IN Q=there are some

((JOE VASQUEZ/CIVIL AIR PATROL; THERE ARE SOME HEAVY WOODS ALONG THE RIDGE LINES AND YES IT DOES MAKE IT TOUGHER CAUSE WHAT WE HAVE TO DO IS MAKE MULTIPLE PASSES OVER THOSE HEAVILY WOODED AREAS TO RAISE OUR POSSIBILITY OF DETECTION.))
SUPER=01-Joe Vasquez/Civil Air Patrol;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=of detection
LIVE=eric full
SUPER=22-Roanoke;
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double boxes jean/eric



5-tractor-ax


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-39
GRAPHIC=NONE


A man was killed this afternoon in a bulldozer accident in Franklin County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;


Two men were using bulldozers to clear a lot on this hillside off Route 116.

The larger machine was stuck, so they tried to pull it up the hill with the other bulldozer.
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SOT 15:17:17
IN Q=the SMALL TRACTOR

((CLAUDE WEBSTER/FRANKLIN CO. PUBLIC SAFETY: THE SMALL TRACTOR'S ENGINE STALLED AS IT WAS PULLING THE WINCH. THE LARGE MACHINE THEN PULLING THE SMALLER TRACTOR DOWN THE HILL.))
SUPER=01-Claude Webster/Franklin Co. Public Safety;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=down the hill.
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VO-NAT


The smaller tractor apparently slid on top of one of the men, crushing him.
The name of the victim is not being released until relatives are notified.
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5-parental-notification


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#597-21
GRAPHIC=abortion


A last minute effort by pro-choice advocates to block Virginia's parental
notification law COULD be successful. double boxes Jean/Steve


Steve Smallshaw joins us from Lynchburg, Steve what happened in federal court today?
ANCHOR=steve


Jean, the main point of controversy is not necessarily what the law is supposed to do, but has more to do with how it is WORDED.
SUPER=@ssm1;
SUPER=22-Lynchburg;


The fate of the parental notification law could now hinge on two little words, "may" and "shall."
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SOT
IN Q=As it's written
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00
SUPER=01-Simon Heller/Planned Parenthood Attorney; :27
SUPER=01-Claude Allen/Deputy Attorney General; :43
RUNS=:50
OUT Q=citizens of Virginia.


(( As it's written, the law states that any girl under the age of 18 seeking an abortion must tell her parents OR ask a juvenile court judge for a waiver.
If the judge finds the girl is mature enough to make that decision on her own, the statute says that judge "MAY" grant the girl's request.
The problem is, pro-choice lawyers say the word "may" is open to interpretation... and that the law instead should read "shall".
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SOT 3:35:07
IN Q=They went out

((SIMON HELLER/PLANNED PARENTHOOD ATTORNEY: THEY WENT OUT ON THEIR OWN AND DRAFTED SOMETHING THAT I THINK EVEN THE JUDGE INDICATED WASN'T VERY WELL DRAFTED AT A MINIMUM, AND MAYBE I THINK HAS THE INTENTION OF STOPPING WOMEN FROM GETTING ABORTIONS.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=from getting abortions.


State attorneys agree the law COULD be worded more tightly, but should still go into effect July 1st.
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SOT 3:28:30
IN Q=The harm about

((CLAUDE ALLEN/DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL: THE HARM ABOUT A TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER IS THAT IT PREVENTS THE LAW OF THE STATE FROM GOING INTO EFFECT WHICH IS DESIGNED TO PROTECT THE CITIZENS OF VIRGINIA.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=citizens of Virginia.))
LIVE=Steve/Full
SUPER=22-Lynchburg;


Both sides will file more arguments later in the week and Judge James Turk could issue a ruling Monday.
double boxes Jean/Steve


Jean, he's already indicated he doesn't see how it would harm the state if the parental notification law is delayed from taking effect by 30 to 60 days.

5-Henry-Shooting


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5 pm
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-29
GRAPHIC=legal scales


A 21-year old Chatham man turned himself in to state police after a bungled burglary attempt in Martinsville.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville;


Randall Lee Gilbert faces several charges including burglary and grand larceny.
State Police say Gilbert and another man broke into a Martinsville home last Monday.
When Les Hussey returned to his home, he found the two men trying to rob him.
Hussey then shot Gilbert in the chest, the other man ran away.
Gilbert is free on a 20-thousand dollar bond.
The other man is still at large.
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(toss to Robin)

(Toss to Robin Reed!) (Robin Reed is next!)
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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Another North Carolina heavy-weight bank crosses into Virginia-- this time Central Fidelity is the latest takeover
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And we'll find out if the 18-year old who gave birth at her prom is facing murder charges.
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ANCHOR=Connie


Most of us have suffered from laryngitis at some point or another-- but for some people, the symptoms never go away.
On Health Check, a report on a rare vocal disorder. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Also coming up-- Patrick has an interview with TOmmy...
ANCHOR=Connie


The star of Mill Mountain Theater's latest production. Stay tuned. cc sponsor
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5-Prom-Baby


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NET-A
GRAPHIC=LEGAL SCALES


The New Jersey teen who gave birth at her prom is charged with murder.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Freehold, NJ;


Melissa Drexler's attorney entered a not guilty plea on her behalf-
The judge then set bail at 50 thousand dollars.
The charges came after an autopsy determined the baby had been strangled or suffocated when it was placed in a plastic bag.
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SOT 14:07:09
IN Q=

((JOHN KAYE/MONMOUTH CO. PROSECUTOR: THIS WAS A FULL TERM BABY AND THERE WERE NO ABNORMALITIES WHICH WOULD HAVE MADE IT DIFFICULT FOR THIS CHILD TO LIVE A NORMAL LIFE.))
SUPER=01-John Kaye/Monmouth Co. Prosecutor;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=A NORMAL LIFE."
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Prosecutors say Drexler was the only one who knew she was pregnant.
Sher could face 30 years to life in prison if convicted.
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5-Teen-Sentence


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-b
GRAPHIC=HOLD


A 19 year old who got his underage girlfriend pregnant will be tagged a sex offender for years- that brought boo's from people in court.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Port Washington, WI;


Kevin Gillson's 15 year old girlfriend is due tomorrow.
While both teens say the sex was consensual, Wisconsin law considers it a crime.
Gillson was charged with sexual assault, given two years probation- 100 hours of community service and must register as a sex offender.
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SOT 15:45:27
IN Q=

((KEVIN GILLSON/CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER: YOU HAVE TO KNOW EVERYTHING ABOUT THE LAW TO BE ABLE TO PROTECT YOURSELF MAKE SURE YOU KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON AND BE CAREFUL.))
SUPER=01-Kevin Gillson/Convicted Sex Offender;
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=and be careful."
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Gillson wants to marry his girlfriend. He quit school and got a job with health benefits to take care of the girl and their baby.
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5-wachovia


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#597-23
GRAPHIC=wachovia


Yet another North Carolina bank has made a move into Virginia.
SS=central fidelity


Wachovia announced today a deal to purchase Central Fidelity Bank.
double boxes Jean/Len


Len Besthoff reports tonight about the two-point three billion dollar deal.
Len, wasn't there just a deal announced between Wachovia and another Virginia bank a few weeks ago?
ANCHOR=len
SUPER=@Len1;
SUPER=22-Roanoke;
(roll cue: "in terms of deposits".)
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SOT central fidelity tape today 11:14:23
IN Q=They're a good
SUPER=01-John Clarke/Catawba Capital Management;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=for Virginia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Central Fidelity has long vowed to remain independent, apparently Wachovia made a offer it couldn't refuse--
If the merger is approved, Wachovia will have the lead in total deposits over Virginia's other big banks.
SUPER=03-Winston-Salem, NC/File Tape;


Wachovia is based in Winston-Salem-- its rivals are out of Charlotte, Nationsbank and First Union-- came to Virginia in the early 90's.
LIVE=len
SUPER=22-Roanoke;
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
GRAPHIC=NONE


It's being called the most expensive production in the history of Mill Mountain Theater-- we're talking about the latest show, "Tommy."
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SUPER=21-Patrick Evans;
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT

5-UFO


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NET-C
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Air Force says the case is closed on a rumored U-F-O crash in New Mexico 50 years ago.
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SUPER=@file;


Many claimed Alien bodies were recovered at a crash site near Roswell. The Air Force reports alleged alien bodies were really parachute test dummies.
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SOT 15:03:32
IN Q=

((COL. JOHN HAYNES/U.S. AIR FORCE: AND THERE WERE LOTS OF DUMMIES DROPPED THERE WERE ABOUT 25 HUNDRED BALLOONS LAUNCHED DURING THIS 30 YEAR PERIOD.))
SUPER=01-Col. John Haynes/U.S. Air Force;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=this 30 year period."
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The Roswell Report Case was released today.
But true believers say the report raises more questions than it answers.
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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In tonight's Two Minute Ticker-- the Richmond International Raceway signed a new sponsor, and it isn't part of the tobacco industry.
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health check-- researchers have found a genetic link to obesity.
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VO-NAT


But a warning-- this is a rare genetic flaw, and they're worried that for many, it will provide a cop-out.
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SOT 20:21:12
IN Q=I don't want

((I DON'T WANT ANYONE TO FEEL THAT IT CAN BE USED AS AN EXCUSE FOR NOT DOING THE BEST YOU CAN OR NOT CHANGING YOUR MEAL PLAN OR NOT EXERCISING. ))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=or not exercising.

HEALTH BUMP NEXT
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six-preview


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#six preview
SUPER=@Keith1;


Good Evening, I'm Keith Humphry, here's a look at what else you'll see tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX.
On the day after cancer claimed the life of Roanoke Police Chief M. David Hooper, there were more tributes...
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Flags are flying at half staff in front of city buildings.
Members of the police force are wearing black ribbons over their badges.
And groups that didn't always see eye to eye with the chief are offering their condolences.
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SOT
IN Q=It's not good

((MARTIN JEFFREY/ROANOKE NAACP PRESIDENT: IT'S NOT GOOD FOR OUR COMMUNITY ANY TIME A GOOD OFFICER GOES DOWN.))
SUPER=01-Martin Jeffrey/Roanoke NAACP President;
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=good officer goes down.
ANCHOR=Keith


We'll have more on Chief Hooper's legacy,
double boxes KeithJean


And the rest of the day's news weather and sports, tonight at Six.
ANCHOR=Jean


Roanoke honors Chief Hooper--thanks Keith

5-Diabetes


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# 597-25
GRAPHIC=diabetes


The federal government wants all adults over age 45 to be tested for diabetes.
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The new Diabetes Association guidelines also lower the cut off point for declaring someone diabetic.
The National Institutes of Health estimates there are 8 million undiagnosed diabetics in the U-S.
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SOT 07:37:27
IN Q=We are really

((DR. JAMES GAVIN/HOWARD HUGHES MEDICAL CENTER: WE ARE REALLY TRYING TO GET PEOPLE TO ADOPT A DIFFERENT MINDSET. JUST BECAUSE IT DOESN'T HURT DOESN'T MEAN IT ISN'T HURTING YOU. THE GOOD NEWS IS THAT WE CAN PREVENT ALL THE COMPLICATIONS IF WE ARE AGGRESSIVE ENOUGH AND WE ACT EARLY ENOUGH IN USING THE TREATMENTS THAT WE HAVE. ))
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=treatments that we have.



5-Chromium-Picolinate


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-27
GRAPHIC=HOLD


In a related item-- chromium picolinate--.
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It's a supplement touted as a way to lose weight by suppressing appetite, changing the body's response to insulin, and altering metabolic rate-- all based on the results of animal studies.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


Researchers at Bowman Grey School of Medicine studying humans-- found chromium picolinate DOES help improve insulin sensitivity in moderately obese patients.
But, that study found it had no significant effect on actually reducing body fat.

5-Fat-Gene


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-28
GRAPHIC=obesity


In this week's journal "Nature" researchers detail the first link between genetics and obesity.
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VO-NAT


They found that two massively obese cousins had a genetic defect that reduced their production of a protein called Leptin-- believed to regulate appetite and energy production.
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SOT 20:20:28
IN Q=There's a very

((DR. RUDOLF LIEBEL/OBESITY SPECIALIST: THERE'S A VERY STRONG BIOLOGICAL BASIS FOR OBESITY AND THAT THE OBESE MUST NOT BE BLAMED FOR THEIR DISEASE ANY MORE THAN INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE HEART ATTACKS ARE BLAMED FOR THEIR DISEASE.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Rudolf Liebel/Obesity Specialist; :
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=blamed for their disease.(DOUBLE OUT)
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VO-NAT


Three years ago, scientists believed they'd found the key to obesity, in a specially bred mice that didn't produce leptin.
They ate uncontrollably and grew to enormous sizes-- given leptin, they lost weight dramatically.
But it later appeared leptin didn't play the same role in humans.
This discovery suggests-- that in some people it DOES have a similar effect.
Researchers caution, the genetic link is extremely rare.
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5-Voice-Disorder


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-30
GRAPHIC=VOCAL CORDS


Laryngitis can be painful and annoying-- but the problem eventually goes away.
But some people suffer laryngitis symptoms all the time.
It's a condition called Spasmodic Dysphonia--
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SOT 10:32:43
IN Q=You don't want

((LOUISE MCDERMOTT/SPASMODIC DYSPHONIA PATIENT YOU DON'T WANT TO GO THROUGH MCDONALD'S BECAUSE THEY ASK YOU TWO OR THREE TIMES WHAT YOU'RE SAYING. )) (( DR. LISA ORLOFF/UCSD PERLMAN CENTER/VOICE DISORDERS SPECIALIST: IT CAUSES EITHER AN INVOLUNTARY SQUEEZING OF VOCAL CORDS TOGETHER DURING SPEECH OR IN SOME CASES AN INVOLUNTARY PULLING APART OF VOCAL CORDS.))
SUPER=01-Louise McDermott/Spasmodic Dysphonia Patient; :00 QUICK!!!
SUPER=01-Dr. Lisa Orloff/Voice Disorders Specialist; :06
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=vocal cords.
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****CONNIE AUDIO ON CART****
Spasmodic dysphonia afflicts about 50-thousand people in this country.
One drug successfully being used to treat the disorder is botulinum toxin-- or botox--
An injection into the voicebox keeps most patients talking normally for 3-6 months.
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SOT 10:33:00
IN Q=It causes food

(( IT CAUSES FOOD POISONING IF IT'S EATEN IN FOOD-- BUT IN THE MEDICAL FORM IT'S INJECTED INTO MUSCLES TO HELP RELAX THEM. I WILL CUE YOU WHEN TO BEGIN WITH MY FINGER. ))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=my finger nat sound
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VO-NAT


Speech therapy is also an effective tool in treating spasmodic dysphonia.
Because the condition is so rare-- it's often misdiagnosed.
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2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Shifting gears to sports-- a new sponsor is big news at the Richmond International Raceway--
ANCHOR=Connie


And at Wimbledon, the rain held off but the upsets didn't-- here's Mike Stevens.

S5-Tennis


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-28
GRAPHIC=TWO MINUTE TICKER


Tennis gets the Tuesday ticker underway this afternoon,
SS=wimbledon


as we head over to Wimbledon, England where day two saw little rain but a whole lot of upsets.
7th seed Mark Philippoussis, French Open champ Gustavo Kuerten, 17th seeded Jonas Bjorkman, and women's 13 seed Kimberly Po were all bounced from the tourney today
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Wimbledon, England/HBO; :00


along with American Michael Chang.
This match went five sets before Todd Woodbridge pulled off the 7-6, 3-6, 6-2, 3-6, and 8-6 victory to advance to the second round.
Pete Sampras had a much easier time in his opening match as he went airborne to beat Michael Tillstrom in straight sets.
On the women's side, top seeded Martina Hingis topped Anne Kremer 6-4 and 6-4 in her opening match.
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S5-Racing


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-29
GRAPHIC=RICHMOND RACEWAY


The Fall night race at the Richmond International raceway is one of the most popular events on the Winston Cup schedule. In fact it's almost impossible to get tickets for the race.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Richmond/This Afternoon; :00


But until this afternoon Speedway officials didn't have a sponsor for the race.
The Miller Brewing company pulled out after last season, leaving the folks in Richmond scrambling.
Today the race got a big boost as the Exide Battery Corporation signed on for the next three seasons.
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SOT
IN Q=

((PAUL MECCA/EXIDE SPOKESMAN:)) ((WAYNE SAWYER/RIR VICE PRESIDENT:))
SUPER=01-Paul Mecca/Exide Spokesman; :00
SUPER=01-Wayne Sawyer/RIR Vice President; :15
RUNS=:31
OUT Q=...THEIR ORGANIZATION."
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VO-NAT CON'T


Exide got into NASCAR in the early 90's sponsoring Geoff Bodine.
The company currently sponsors Jeff Burton's Ford on the Cup circuit and Chuck Bown's ride on the Super Truck series.
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S5-Nets


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-27
GRAPHIC=NBA


The NBA draft is set for tomorrow night in Charlotte, and already some of the projected top picks have signed endorsement deals.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-E. Rutherford, NJ; :00


The teams themselves are also out to make a buck, and that means selling hats, jerseys and the like.
That's why the New Jersey Nets have officially changed their team logo.
The Nets have gone to a more contemporary logo, and a deeper blue color in their uniforms.
If it works...great. The Nets need all the help they can get.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=TWO MINUTE TICKER


Coming up at six, Steve Mason has some big news from the college basketball coaching front, plus three UVa football players have been arrested.
Those stories in a half hour.
Have a good night everybody. take a break

5-TOMMY


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=five
WRITER=pev
TAPE#597-24
GRAPHIC=NONE


Welcome back to News-7 at Five. The original Rock Opera, "The Who's Tommy" is on the main stage at Mill Mountain Theatre through July 20TH, and the energetic production is benefitting from a true professional's touch. 2-SHOT
Playing the part of Tommy is Davis Kirby, who just came off a national tour of the show.
He's here today along with castmember Colleen Sudduth who plays Mrs. Walker.
SUPER=@Patrick1;
SUPER=01-Davis Kirby/"Tommy";
SUPER=01-Colleen Sudduth/"Mrs. Walker";
(ROLL OVER INTERVIEW)
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TOSS TO JEAN FOR CLOSE

5-brian-keith


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#net-d
GRAPHIC=none


The Actor best known for his role as Uncle Bill on Family Affair has died.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Malibu, CA;


Brian Keith was found dead at his home in Malibu, California this afternoon.
SUPER=04-File Tape;


Officials say the television star killed himself.
Reports indicate Keith had lung cancer and emphysema.
He also starred in the TV show Hardcastle and McCormick.
Brian Keith was 75 years old.
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bye


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
GRAPHIC=NONE


That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE-- for more news later tonight--full screen
Connie Stevens will be along for our local primetime newscast, NEWS-7 Primetime -- tonight at 10 on WEFC. I'll see you later, have a good evening. ANCHOR=Jean