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Next on News 7-
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A farewell to Roanoke Police chief M. David Hooper.
Agents bust a house full of pot in Roanoke County.
Plus dogs frequently bark at mailmen, but today a pit bull attacked one.
And you may hear their voices in the morning- MoFo and Sally are leaving Roanoke radio.
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ANCHOR=Jean


News 7 is next.

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Good Evening.
Roanoke county school board members will see bigger paychecks-
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Board members voted the raise for themselves tonight. They also approved a pay hike for school superintendent Deanna Gordon.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Roanoke laid police chief M. David Hooper to rest today.
SUPER=03-Santa Monica;


And it's back to court for Fred Goldman who's stil trying to get O-J Simpson to pay up- As for the Heisman trophy-
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((FRED GOLDMAN/RON GOLDMAN'S FATHER: I DON'T CARE WHERE IT GOES. I'D LIKE TO HAVE IT SO I CAN POUND THE DAYLIGHTS OUT OF IT WITH A SLEDGEHAMMER BUT OTHER THAN THAT, NO))
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OUT Q=OTHER THAN THAT, NO."
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Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Hooper


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-31
GRAPHIC=Hooper


Roanoke Police Chief M. David Hooper was remembered today as a man of principle and public service.
Hooper died monday, from cancer.
This afternoon, police and sheriffs deputies paid tribute as he was buried in a Roanoke Cemetery.
Joe Dashiell has more on today's services.
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IN Q=Outside St. Andrew's
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Major J.L. Viar/Acting Police Chief; :19
SUPER=01-Fr. Randy Rule/St. Andrew's Catholic Church; :27
SUPER=@Joe2; :49
SUPER=04-August 1, 1967; :57
SUPER=02-David Bowers/Roanoke Mayor; 1:08
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((Outside St. Andrews Catholic Church, the line of uniforms provided a quiet tribute to the man who lead Roanoke's police force for almost 30 years.
Inside the church, the words of a a police major, a minister and a mayor told the story of a man who valued honesty, integrity, loyalty, and fairness.
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IN Q=...a fine, dedicated husband

((MAJOR J.L. VIAR/ACTING POLICE CHIEF: A FINE DEDICATED HUSBAND, FATHER, GRANDFATHER, AND THE FINEST POLICE OFFICER I HAVE EVER KNOWN.)) ((FR. RANDY RULE/ST. ANDREW'S CATHOLIC CHURCH: THINGS WE CAN SAY ABOUT A MAN WHO LIVED HIS LIFE WITH EVERY BIT OF HIS ENERGY TO ACCOMPLISH THE GOALS HE THOUGHT WERE IMPORTANT FOR HIMSELF, HIS FAMILY AND HIS COMMUNITY.))
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OUT Q=and for his community.


A procession of police cars carried hooper's casket from the church to the cemetery hillside where he was buried with full police honors. NAT SOUND OF BAGPIPES OR 21-GUN SALUTE
An intensely private person in a very public office, a stern police chief who loved children, Hooper was remembered as a man of apparent contradictions, but ultimately he was honored as principled public servant.
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IN Q= Finally thank you chief

((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE MAYOR: FINALLY, THANK YOU CHIEF. JOB WELL DONE, GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT. MAY GOD BLESS HIS SOUL AND GIVE HIM ETERNAL PEACE.))
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Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))

Co.-Schools


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TAPE#597-32
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Roanoke County School Board members voted tonight to give themselves over a 60-percent pay increase.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.


Their salaries will increase from 29-hundred dollars a year to 48-hundred.
Superintendent Deanna Gordon and two Assistant Superintendents will each receive a 3-point-2 percent pay raise.
School Board Chairman Michael Stovall says the raises will help them do their jobs more effectively.
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IN Q=The big need

((MICHAEL STOVALL/SCHOOL BOARD CHAIRMAN: THE BIG NEED FOR THE PAY INCREASE IS TO COVER OUR EXPENSES..IT'S NOT SOLELY TO PUT MONEY IN OUR POCKETS..BUT TO COVER OUR EXPENSE))
SUPER=01-Michael Stovall/School Board Chairman
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OUT Q=cover our expenses
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But some parents say the raise is unnecessary--and its taking money away from the children.
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((DENISE RIPLEY/CONCERNED PARENT:I FEEL LIKE IF THEY'RE OVERWHELMED WITH THE DEMANDS ON THE JOB. IF THEY FEEL LIKE THAT THEY NEED TO QUIT ))
SUPER=01-Denise Ripley/Concerned Parent
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OUT Q=need to quit
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


The school board also gave superintendent Gordon high marks in her annual review.

Goals-2000


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-37
GRAPHIC=Education


The fight against Goals 2000 became a crusade for Virginia's hard core conservatives.
But they lost today at the hands of a slim majority of the State Board of Education.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
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IN Q=A 5 to 3
SUPER=03-Richmond; :00
SUPER=01-Michelle Easton/Va. Board of Education; :08
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SUPER=01-Kay James/Va. Board of Education; :43
SUPER=01-Rayford Harris/Va. Board of Education; :58
SUPER=01-Brandon Bell/Va. Board of Education; 1:05
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(( A 5 to 3 vote means Virginia will finally apply for over 15- million dollars in federal Goals 2000 funds.
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((MICHELLE EASTON/VA. BOARD OF EDUCATION: FEDERALS WILL BE DANCING ON THE GRAVE OF VIRGINIA SOVEREIGNTY TONIGHT. heh heh heh heh.))
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It was a tough ideological loss for board president Michelle Easton -- and a narrow face-saver for the man who appointed her.
The Governor declared in January he'd won the funds without strings attached.
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((MICHELLE EASTON/VA. BOARD OF EDUCATION: I AM STILL UNALTERABLY OPPOSED TO VIRGINIA PARTICIPATING IN GOALS 2000.))
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Easton privately pressured members NOT to cave in to political pressures the Governor might feel.
But the Allen administration even sent the State Police to fetch the vote of Kay James after car trouble on the Interstate.
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((KAY JAMES/VA. BOARD OF EDUCATION: THE PRINCIPLES THAT ARE IMPORTANT TO ME, GEORGE ALLEN PROTECTED IN HIS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING AND IN THIS APPLICATION. AND SO AS I DID THAT SOUL-SEARCHING, I HAD NO REAL REASON LEFT NOT TO SUPPORT THIS APPLICATION.))
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((RAYFORD HARRIS/VA. BOARD OF EDUCATION: I'M GOING TO SUPPORT THE SOUL OF THE GOVERNOR. BECAUSE HE REPRESENTS THIS COMMONWEALTH.))
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((BRANDON BELL/VA. BOARD OF EDUCATION: TO PARAPHRASE A FAIRLY POPULAR RECENT MOVIE, SEND US THE MONEY.))
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((L.F. PAYNE/D-CANDIDATE FOR LT. GOVERNOR: I'M GLAD THE BOARD HAS DONE THE RIGHT THING. BUT IT CONTINUES TO SURPRISE ME THAT THERE IS A VERY SMALL GROUP OF PEOPLE, WHO ARE NON-MAINSTREAM PEOPLE, WHO DO NOT WANT US TO HAVE THESE FUNDS TO HELP OUR CHILDREN.))
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George Allen's distrust of those he also calls "the federales" had already cost Virginia 8-point-4 million dollars.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Henry-Murder


ANCHOR=jja
NEWSCAST=11 pm
WRITER=tte
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Shooting


An anonymous call from a pay phone last night led Henry County police to a dead woman.
Police found 37-year old Stephanie Parler lying on Tommy Carter Road in Martinsville shortly after midnight this morning.
The Chatham resident suffered a gunshot wound to the head.
Police are questioning people who were with Parler last night. They're awaiting tomorrow's autopsy results from Roanoke.
Anyone with information about Stephanie Parler should contact Martinsville police.

Pot-bust


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-39
GRAPHIC=Drug Bust Pot


They've busted more indoor marijuana grow houses- -in fact one of the homes had been used by a group of pot producers already doing time for growing the stuff.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.
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SUPER=04-DEA Video


The latest one uncovered this week by local police and federal agents featured the same kind of high- grade, marijuana Vic Layman and Jay Smith were producing before they got caught.
More recently, the D-E-A had been watching a man coming and going from the house off the Grandin Road Extension for some time.
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SOT 12:09:05
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((IT WAS OBVIOUS HE ABANDONED THE PROPERTY. THE SUBJECT THAT WE WERE WATCHING AT THE TIME DIDN'T COME BACK TO THE RESIDENCE FOR SEVERAL DAYS. THE YARD WASN'T MOWED. WE WEN'T ON AND EXECUTED THE SEARCH WARRANT. ))
SUPER=01-Dick McEnany/Drug Enforcement Administration
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OUT Q=search warrant.
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No one's been charged, yet, in THIS operation.
The D-E-A estimates the marijuana they found was worth 2 point 6 million dollars.

Accident


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A single vehicle accident in the Fairfield section of Rockbridge County has sent one man to the hospital.
Police say 28 year old Stephen O'Bannon was apparently driving at a high rate of speed on Route 252 when his Dodge pick up left the road. The vehicle flipped several times and O'Bannon was ejected. He was flown to Roanoke Memorial Hospital where he is reported in critical condition with a head injury.

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Coming up after this break, the House of Representatives votes in favor of a tax cut,
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and the Supreme Court refuses to pull the plug on pornography on the internet.
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Supco-Assisted


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
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GRAPHIC=Supreme court


It is a question with life and death dimensions-
Today the supreme court answered it unanimously saying no one has the right to seek doctor assisted suicide.
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Chief Justice William Rehnquist who watched his own wife die from cancer- says assistance IN committing suicide is NOT a fundamental liberty.
One woman who has cancer lobbied for a doctor's help to take her life at some point.
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((ALICE HAGLI/CANCER PATIENT: THEY HAVE NO RIGHT TO HAND DOWN ANY TYPE OF EDICT THAT DETERMINES MY LIFE OR MY DEATH.))
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At the American Medical Association today... doctors were relieved.
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((NANCY DICKEY/AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION: TO ACTIVELY TAKE A PATIENT'S LIFE IN ASSISTED SUICIDE IS AGAINST ALL THE PRINCIPLES OF MEDICAL ETHICS.))
SUPER=01-Nancy Dickey/American Medical Association;
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OUT Q=of medical ethics."
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One Attorney General says common law is against intentional killing and assisted suicide is just that.
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Internet


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NEt
GRAPHIC=NONE

wipe wipe wipe
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SUPER=@File;


Another Supreme Court ruling today keeps pornography on the Internet.
The justices say protecting children does not justify a broad restriction on adult freedom of speech.
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((ASIA CARRERA/INTERNET PORN STAR: I DON'T THINK THAT SHOULD HAVE ANY RESTRICTIONS PUT ON THEM. IT'S FREE SPEECH THAT'S WHAT ITS ABOUT))
SUPER=01-Asia Carrera/Internet Porn Star;
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OUT Q=WHAT IT'S ABOUT."
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But this grandmother of eight is dedicated to shielding children from smut online.
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((MONIQUE NELSON/GRANDMOTHER: PEOPLE TEND TO SAY WE WANT TO BAN ALL PORNOGRAPHY, THAT ISN'T TRUE. WE WANT TO SEGREGATE THAT MATERIAL WHICH IS ILLEGAL FOR CHILDREN BUT LEGAL FOR ADULTS.))
SUPER=01-Monique Nelson/Grandmother;
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OUT Q=for adults."
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President Clinton today called for a summit to develop technology to protect children in Cyberspace.
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Tax-Cut


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
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It could be the biggest tax cut since 1981-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;

The house today passed a tax bill- to cheers from republicans. The 135 billion in tax breaks is targeted to families, students, and investors.
It includes a 500 dollar per child tax credit and a reduction in real estate and capital gains taxes.
A similar version is close to passage in the senate.
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Nichols


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Oklahoma City bombing suspect Terry Nichols will face trial September 29th.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


The date was set today during a meeting of prosecution and defense lawyers.
Nichols is accused of helping Timothy McVeigh in the 1995 bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City.
McVeigh was convicted in the bombing- and sentenced to death.
Nichols is 41. He faces murder and conspiracy charges.
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Postal-Worker


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-43
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Roanoke post office expects Richard Greer will return to his mail route tomorrow, even though he was attacked by a pit bull this afternoon.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


According to an eyewitness, Greer was making a routine delivery during his southeast Roanoke run.
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((NICHOLAS CARR/EYEWITNESS: AND THE DOG JUST COME CHARGING OUT THE DOOR. AND BIT THE MAN. AND HE'S GOT LIKE FOUR OR FIVE PUNCTURE WOUNDS HERE ON HIS ARM. ))
SUPER=01-Nicholas Carr/Eyewitness;
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OUT Q=his arm.
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The dog's owners say it's normally pretty friendly, but it doesn't like anyone approaching their other dog.
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SOT 13:30:47
IN Q=And he's

((CORLISS WITT/DOG'S OWNER: AND HE'S REALLY PROTECTIVE OF THE PUPPY. AND US TOO. AND THEN THE MAILMAN CAME AND I DIDN'T KNOW THE DOOR HAD BLOWN OPEN. ))
SUPER=01-Corliss Witt/Dog's Owner;
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OUT Q=blown open.
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Greer was taken to the hospital to be treated for his wounds.
The dog's been impounded.

Danville-Lawsuit


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NEWSCAST=11 pm
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-38
GRAPHIC=Lawsuit


A federal judge throws out a gender discrimination suit against the Danville Police Department.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Former police detective Cheryl Bartee sued for 17-million bucks after she was fired for tape recording a conversation with a superior.
Police Chief Neal Morris says Judge Jackson Kiser made the right decision.
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((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF: NATURALLY WE'RE PLEASED THAT THE CASE HAS BEEN DISMISSED. IT'S ALWAYS UNFORTUNATE WHEN THESE THINGS HAPPEN BUT THE COURT IS THE PLACE TO RESOLVE DIFFERENCES OF OPINION.))
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Neither Bartee nor her Richmond lawyer could be reached for comment.
Judge Kiser is expected to say why he threw out the case next week.

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Coming up after this break, cigarette billboards will soon be replaced with something more positive,
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and change is in the air as one of Roanoke radio's top morning teams heads out of town.
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Goldman-Heisman


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Goldman


It's back to court today for Fred Goldman
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SUPER=03-Santa Monica, CA;

who's still trying to get O-J Simpson to pay up.
As for that Heisman trophy-
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((FRED GOLDMAN/RON GOLDMAN'S FATHER: I DON'T CARE WHERE IT GOES. I'D LIKE TO HAVE IT SO I CAN POUND THE DAYLIGHTS OUT OF IT WITH A SLEDGEHAMMER BUT OTHER THAN THAT, NO))
SUPER=07-Fred Goldman;
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OUT Q=OTHER THAN THAT, NO."
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Simpson owes 33 million dollars to satisfy a civil judgment against him. Goldman says he's not paying.
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((ALL WE EVER WANTED EVER WAS THE MONSTER WHO MURDERED RON TO BE PUNISHED THE CIVIL COURT PUNISHED HIM FINANCIALLY THE ONLY WAY THEY COULD. HE'S UNWILLING TO ACCEPT PUNISHMENT. UNFORTUNATELY HE'S THE SAME COWARD HE'S ALWAYS BEEN.))
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OUT Q=HE'S ALWAYS BEEN."
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Goldman continues to press for information on Simpson's assets.
Simpson was acquitted of killing his ex-wife Nicole Brown and Ronald Golmdan- but was found liable for their murders in a civil trial.
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Tobacco-Billboards


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-32
GRAPHIC=Tobacco Under Fire


Last week's tobacco settlement could make cigarette billboards a thing of the past.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


And a group in Lynchburg already has some replacements in mind.
The Gain Independence From Tobacco Coalition, or "GIFT", unveiled the first of thirteen billboards that promote a tobacco-free lifestyle.
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IN Q=And just found

((KEITH AUSTIN/V.P. LAMAR ADVERTISING: AND JUST FOUND A WAY TO COME TOGETHER AND PRESENT A MESSAGE THAT HOPEFULLY WILL TAKE A VERY PRO-ACTIVE STANCE IN THE COMMUNITY TO ENCOURAGE OUR YOUNG PEOPLE TO NOT START SMOKING.)) ((JOAN FOSTER/G.I.F.T COALITION: IT WAS A POSITIVE MESSAGE TO OUR COMMUNITY, IT WAS A COMMUNITY GRASSROOTS APPROACH AND SO THIS IS WHAT OUR COMMUNITY WANTED AND WE'VE RESPONDED TO IT.))
SUPER=01-Keith Austin/V.P. Lamar Advertising; :00
SUPER=01-Joan Foster/G.I.F.T. Coalition; :12
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OUT Q=responded to it.
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Foster says a recent survey showed Lynchburg has eight tobacco billboards located within a quarter mile of a public school.
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-12
GRAPHIC=PRIMETIME BIG


Billy King is looking good at the US Seniors Open, the O's Eric Davis speaks out, the future is still bright for ACE, and Roy STanley hangs out with some refs.
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SUPER=03-Wimbledon, England/HBO; :00


But first, things can only get better at the all-England tennis club as Wimbledon 97 continues.
Rain washed all today's matches out.
26 women's singles players have yet to hit a ball, the schedule is behind 120 matches, and they may have to cut they down to best of 3 sets to catch up now the scores.
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S-Avalanche


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#CL-97
GRAPHIC=AVALANCHE


The Salem Avalanche was set to host Wilmington last night when the rains came.
Well, the showers ended, but it still poured on Salem.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salem/Blue Rocks vs. Avalanche; :00


After a one hour and five minute delay to start game two of the three game series, the Blue Ricks Gary Coffey cracks a double in the top of the fifth that chases home Carlos Febles to get the inning started.
The Rocks would get four runs in the inning as Tony Longueira scores on Shawn McNally's fielder's choice.
SUPER=37-Wilmington/10/Salem/5;


The Blue Rocks win it 10 to 5.
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S-Davis


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-13
GRAPHIC=ORIOLES


Orioles outfielder Eric Davis had a cancerous section of his colon removed earlier this month.
After which doctors recommended that he undergo chemotherapy treatment as a follow-up treatment.
Last night Davis said he may not take his doctor's advice because he wants to play again this season.
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SOT
IN Q="I FEEL...

((ERIC DAVIS/BALTIMORE ORIOLES OUTFIELDER:))
SUPER=01-Eric Davis/Baltimore Orioles Outfielder; :00
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OUT Q=...IN ANY PAIN."
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S-Hill


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-14
GRAPHIC=NBA


On to the NBA hardwood where George Lynch got a new head coach last night,
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-NBA; :00

as former Orlando Magic boss Brian Hill was named the new leader of the Vancouver Grizzlies.
Hill led the magic to the 1995 NBA finals,
But in Vancouver he will lucky to make the playoffs. The team has averaged just 15 wins a season each of the past two years.
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S-ACE


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-11
GRAPHIC=NBA DRAFT


Wednesday night at this time the NBA draft was coming to a close and the Commonwealth was getting shutout.
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SUPER=0111-1. Ace Custis/Va. Tech/2. Harold Deane/UVa/3. Odell Hodge/O.D.U./4.

Peter Aluma/Liberty/;
Ace Custis, Harold Deane, Odell Hodge and Peter Aluma each had a shot of getting drafted in the second round, but all were bypassed by the league's 28 teams.
However, the draft night snub could be a blessing in disguise,
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00


especially for former Hokie Ace Custis. Since the draft really only had a few superstars, Ace in reality will have just as good a chance of making an NBA as any of the second round draft picks by playing his hand as a free agent.
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IN Q="He'll have an...

((BOBBY HUSSEY/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Bobby Hussey/Va. Tech Head Coach; :00
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OUT Q=...UP TO THIS POINT."
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=TECH HOOPS


Right after yesterday's interview Hussey received a call from Laker's general manager Mitch Kupchak who called to say Los Angeles is exploring the possibility of signing Ace as a free agent.

S-Seniors


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-8
GRAPHIC=SENIORS OPEN


Kermit Zarley, Gil Morgan, John Bland, Steve Veriato and Tom Wargo share the first round lead at the U.S. Open for Seniors with 1 under par totals.
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SUPER=03-Olympia Fields, IL/ESPN; :00


One of the most pleasant surprises yesterday has been the play of Arnold Palmer.
Arnie knocks in this putt for birdie on number 8.
He's still coming back from his Prostate cancer surgery, but he says he feels as good as he has in the past five years.
Here's more proof for you, look at the magnificent tee shot on this par three 11th hole.
Now this looks a lot like me, but it's actually Jack Nicklaus playing out of the trees back on to the fairway. Jack finished at 73, three over. Roanoke's Billy King was on the leader board most of the day at one under. He missed this birdie putt on the tenth hole, but he finishes the first round at plus 3 and in good shape for today's round.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=HOLD SENIORS


Palmer, Lee Trevino and J.C. Snead are behind King after firing five over 75 rounds.

S-Box


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s7-12
GRAPHIC=BOXING


They are so alike, yet they are so different. They are MIke Tyson and Evander Holyfield.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Las Vegas, NV/ESPN;:00


Their big rematch is set for this Saturday night in Las Vegas, and last night the two heavyweights weighed in at the MGM Grand.
Ironically, both Iron Mike and the champ Evander tipped the scales at identical 218 pound weights.
Tyson is the favorite to regain his title.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Still to come tonight, NASCAR news concerning the SPAM chevy,
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VO-NAT eng#


and we'll check out a camp for zebras taking place right here in Southwest Virginia this week.
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S-Ref


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-6
GRAPHIC=Basketball camp


Basketball camps this time of year are usually for kids looking to polish their fundamentals.
But today Roy Stanley and photographer Dennis Brown found one designed especially for college and high school refs.
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SOT
IN Q="More than...
SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :05
SUPER=01-Don Vaden/NBA Referee; :15
SUPER=01-L.B. Wood/High School Referee; :49
SUPER=@Roy1; 1:18
RUNS=1:30
OUT Q= ......news 7 sports."
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((More than 50 high school and college referees from the southwest virginia area are at virginia tech for a referee camp.
The camp is being run by veteran N-B-A Official Don Vaden.)) ((DON VADEN/NBA REFEREE: )) ((The Rules of basketball remain the same but the game itself is always changing.
Players at the high school and college levels are bigger, faster and more aggressive.
And that makes officiating a basketball more difficult even with three referees.)) ((L.B. WOOD/VETERAN REFEREE: )) ((VADEN: )) ((ROY STANLEY STANDUP: ))
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S-Spam


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-36
GRAPHIC=NASCAR


And finally tonight, the NASCAR driver changes have begun and the season isn't even at the halfway point.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Martinsville/April 18th; :00


Mike Wallace, the driver of the Spam Chevrolet has been fired.
Wallace failed to qualify the car for eight of the season's first 15 events, including last weekend's California 500.
Loy Allen will take over the car at Daytona in two weeks at the Pepsi Firecracker 400.
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Mofo-Sally


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-34
GRAPHIC=NONE


The folks at K92-FM must find a replacement for their top rated morning show.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


"Mofo and Sally" are moving to another place on the radio dial, in another city.
The well known celebrity couple will soon have a morning show on B-1-0-3 point-seven in Richmond.
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SOT 10:14:09
IN Q=I think

((SALLY SEVAREID/"MOFO AND SALLY": I THINK SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR CAREERS HERE IN ROANOKE WERE, K92 SENT US TO THE WINTER OLYMPICS, WHICH WAS A ONCE IN A LIFETIME EVENT, AND BEING ON THE COVER OF THE ROANOKER MAGAZINE, THAT WAS JUST THE ULTIMATE COMPLEMENT FOR US.))
SUPER=01-Sally Sevareid/"Mofo and Sally";
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=for us.
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VO-NAT


The Sally portion of this team has actually been a fixture on K92's morning crew for eight years.
She met Mofo when he was hired there and they eventually married.
The two say the recent ownership change at K-92 has nothing to do with their (-------------) departure.