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News-Head

ANCHOR=Keith

Parental notification WILL be the law of the Commonwealth tomorrow.
An appeals court judge overturns a Roanoke federal judge.
Also in the news tonight:
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VO-NAT


A pipe- bomb suspect from the '70's says he was once a member of Ku Klux Klan.
And women have arrived at Virginia Military Institute... to begin making the transition.
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ANCHOR=Keith


NEWS 7 at 11 is next.

Newsbreak


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=10:30
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#
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Good Evening.
The law requiring a teenager to tell her parents before getting an abortion WILL go into affect tomorrow. A federal appeals judge overturned Judge James Turk's ruling that would have kept the bill from becoming law.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem


The Director of the V-A Hospital in Salem claims he's the victim of a personal vendetta.
John Presley is the subject of a sexual harassment investigation.
Coach Walter Braine was acquitted on a assault charge today. Braine's lawyer says a student's mother brought the charges after the coach reprimanded the child during gym class at Salem High School.
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More news at 11.

Parental-Notification


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-45
GRAPHIC=Abortion


The first Virginia law to limit abortion rights in more than two decades WILL take effect afterall.
In Roanoke today, Judge James Turk granted an injunction that blocked the law requiring pregnant teenagers to notify their parents before an abortion.
But tonight Judge Michael Luttig of the Fourth U-S Circuit Court of Appeals overturned Judge Turk's ruling.
At midnight tonight, parental notification becomes law.
Opponents of the law say its wording is too vague.
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((GRACE SPARKS/VA. PLANNED PARENTHOOD: COURTS HAVE PRETTY CONSISTENTLY SAID THAT WHEN A YOUNG WOMAN APPEARS BEFORE A JUDGE, AND A JUDGE DEEMS THAT EITHER THE ABORTION IS IN HER BEST INTERESTS OR SHE'S MATURE OR ENOUGH TO MAKE THIS DECISION ON HER OWN, THEN THE JUDGE MUST GIVE HER THE ABORTION.
THIS LAW DOES NOT COVER THAT. THIS SAYS THAT IF THE JUDGE DECIDES THAT SHE IS MATURE ENOUGH TO MAKE THAT DECISION ON HER OWN, HE OR SHE MAY LET HER DO THAT, MAY LET HER HAVE THE ABORTION. THERE'S A BIG DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MAY AND SHALL.)) ((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: TO ACT AS IF JUDGES NEED TO BE DICTATED TO, AND IT'S REALLY SOMETHING FOR ME TO SEE AN OPINION FROM ANOTHER JUDGE--GOSH UNLESS YOU TELL US WE HAVE TO MAKE A PROMPT DECISION ON A SITUATION THAT'S AS SIGNIFICANT AND IMPORTANT AS AN ABORTION--I THINK JUDGES HAVE ENOUGH SENSE TO DO THAT. TO ME THAT'S, I THINK, STRETCHING ON THE PART OF THOSE WHO TRULY--THEY DON'T CARE WHAT WAS IN IT. THEY DON'T LIKE THIS LAW. THEY'VE BEEN FIGHTING IT FOR 18 YEARS.))
SUPER=01-Grace Sparls/Virginia Planned Parenthood;
SUPER=@allen; :30
RUNS=:56
OUT Q=for 18 years
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=HOLD


Judge Luttig overturned the injunction without comment.

Helvestine


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-35
GRAPHIC=Helvestine


A man charged with taking part in a racially motivated bombing that killed a child says he was once a member of the Ku Klux Klan.
But Frank Helvestine's lawyer says that information could keep him from getting a fair trial.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Helvestine is accused of helping obtain parts for the bomb in 1975.
Today, his lawyer argued that the jury in his upcoming trial should NOT be told about his Klan membership.
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SOT 11:05:48
IN Q=This crime has

((TOM BLAYLOCK/DEFENSE ATTORNEY; THIS CRIME HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE KKK, MR. HELVESTINE'S MEMBERSHIP IN THAT ORGANIZATION WAS OVER AND HE WAS OUT OF THAT ORGANIZATION. 11:04:22 SKIP BURKART/ROANOKE COUNTY PROSECUTOR; AS FAR AS THE COMMONWEALTH IS CONCERNED, IT HELPS BOLSTER AND PROVE HIS MOTIVE, HIS MOTIVATION, THAT'S THE ESSENCE OF WHY WE'RE GOING INTO THAT, TO SHOW HIS MOTIVATION. ))
SUPER=01-Tom Blaylock/Helvestine's Attorney;
SUPER=01-Skip Burkart/Roanoke County Prosecutor; :11
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=show his motivation
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VO-NAT


Judge Diane Strickland is still considering whether or not to allow the testimony.
She denied a defense motion to dismiss the charges because a key piece of evidence is missing.
Pieces of the pipe bomb have vanished from the state labs.
The prosecutor says the men who collected and tested the evidence are still available to testify.
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GE


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-40
GRAPHIC=GE Logo


General Electric has reached a tentative contract agreement with its unions.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem/May;


G-E has about 900 hourly workers at its Salem plant that belong to the International Union of Electronic Workers.
The deal, if approved will give G-E workers all over the country new, three- year deals.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=HOLD


Terms of the agreement will not be released until various union boards review and approve them.

Hong-Kong


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Hong Kong


The sun has risen on a corner of the British Empire - that is no longer under Great Britain's control.
Liz Mullen witnessed the passage of power in Hong Kong where it is now noon Tuesday.
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SUPER=07-Prince Charles
SUPER=01-Chris Patten/Outgoing Governor;
SUPER=01-Liz Mullen/CBS News
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((NATS: BAND PLAYING "GOD SAVE THE QUEEN"/ UNION JACK LOWERED
TRACK: ON THIS HISTORIC EVE, HONG KONG SAID GOOD-BYE TO GREAT BRITAIN AND WELCOMED THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA. THE DIGNIFIED AND SOMBER HANDOVER COMPLETE, HONG KONG IS NOW A "SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION" (SHOW OF RED FLAG OF CHINA) "WE WILL NOT FORGET YOU." IT WAS AN EVENING OF FORMALITY AND NOSTALGIA OUR FREEDOM WAS PROMISED... FROM OUTDOOR/RAINY CELEBRATION THOUSANDS GATHERED TO CHEER THE HISTORIC EVENT...DESPITE HEAVY RAIN. A HIGHLIGHT: A BREATHTAKING FIREWORKS DISPLAY OVER VICTORIA HARBOR. AND AT THE VERY MOMENT HONG KONG SKIES WERE COLORFULLY LIT, CHINESE TROOPS QUIETLY ENTERED THE CITY LIMITS FROM SHENZEN. THE MOVE CAREFULLY ORCHESTRATED TO TRY TO SHOW HONG KONG AND THE WORLD THAT THE PEOPLE'S LIBERATION ARMY IS HERE IN PEACE. THERE WERE DRESS UNIFORMS, NOT FATIGUES. BUSES, NOT MILITARY CARRIERS, AND WAVES INSTEAD OF GUNS. AND FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, THE HIGHEST RANKING CHINESE LEADERS WERE ON HONG KONG SOIL. AS PLANNED, MADELINE ALBRIGHT, TONY BLAIR, AND OTHER DIPLOMATS QUIETLY LEFT. THE EARLY MORNING SWEARING IN OF TUNG CHEE-HUA AND HIS EXECUTIVE COUNCIL. THAT NEW PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE IS SCHEDULED TO BE IN SESSION UNTIL DAWN. LIZ MULLEN, CBS NEWS, HONG KONG.))

Mex-fire


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


A passenger train collided with a tanker truck east of Mexico City, today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Ecatepec, Mexico


The truck burned for several minutes before it exploded in a massive fireball in a suburb of the Mexican capital.
At least six people were injured.
The explosion destroyed the truck and the locomotive, and it scorched part of a passenger car it was pulling. The train's crew and shaken passengers were evacuated just after the collision.
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ANCHOR=Keith
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Still to come on the newscast, police arrest a suspect in last week's murder of a Henry County woman,
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and the administrator of the Salem Veteran's Hospital says he has been wrongfully accused of sexual harassment AND now he's turning to the White House for help.
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Henry-Murder


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11 pm
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-32
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Henry County police believe they have the man who murdered a woman and left her body lying in a Martinsville road.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville;


36-year-old Marshall Junior Martin faces charges of first degree murder and using a firearm to commit a felony.
Police say Martin shot 37-year-old Stephanie Parler in the head and left her body at the end of Tommy Carter Road.
Police say the two knew each other.
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SOT 29:55
IN Q=She was at a trailer

((LT. KIMMY NESTER/HENRY CO. SHERIFF'S DEP'T: SHE WAS AT A TRAILER PARK ON STATE ROUTE 648 WHICH IS THE ROAD SHE LIVES ON, AND SHE HAD GOTTEN UP WITH THE ACCUSED AND THE DRIVER OF THE CAR, WHICH WERE ACQUAINTANCES OR FRIENDS, AND HAD BEEN DRIVEN AWAY FROM THAT AREA. AND THEY ENDED UP ON STATE ROUTE 914 WHERE THE INCIDENT OCCURRED. SO APPARENTLY SHE LEFT VOLUNTARILY WITH THE TWO PEOPLE IN THE MOTOR VEHICLE.))
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VO-NAT


The driver of the car later called police from a pay phone without giving his name.
Police say since he's cooperating as a witness, they will not arrest him.
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Presley


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-28
GRAPHIC=Presley


The director of the Salem V-A hospital has broken his silence about a three- month forced administrative leave imposed on him.
Len Besthoff reports.
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IN Q=Five years
SUPER=03-Salem/1992; :07
SUPER=01-Dr. John Presley/Salem VA Director; :15
SUPER=01-Alma Lee/Union President; :44 Quick
SUPER=01-Waynard Caldwell/Roanoke Valley Veterans Council; :48
SUPER=@Len2; :56
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OUT Q=LB, News-7.

((
Five years ago Doctor John Presley came to the Salem V-A to save it from a variety of ills, notably the discovery of several patients' bodies on the hospital grounds.
Now he's trying to save his own career.
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IN Q=They decided

((DR. JOHN PRESLEY/SALEM VA DIRECTOR: THEY DECIDED TO HARASS ME INTO SURRENDER. IT WON'T HAPPEN.))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=won't happen.


Presley insists he has never sexually harassed anyone.
But as he revealed, that has made him the subject of an inquiry by the Department of Veteran's Affairs.
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SOT 00:47:48
IN Q=Two investigations

((PRESLEY: TWO INVESTIGATIONS HAVE BEEN SLANTED, AND TAINTED, BOTH CHAIRMEN WERE CAUGHT IN BAREFACED LIES.))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=barefaced lies.


It's something both veterans and the head of the Salem V-A employees' union have a hard time believing.
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SOT 01:19:09
IN Q=I support

((ALMA LEE/UNION PRESIDENT: I SUPPORT DOCTOR PRESLEY IN WHAT'S GOING ON RIGHT NOW.))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=right now.
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SOT 01:29:59
IN Q=I would

((WAYNARD CALDWELL/PAST PRES. VETERANS COUNCIL: I WOULD SAY THAT 98- PERCENT OF THE VETERANS THAT'S HERE AT THIS HOSPITAL THAT'S BEING TREATED HERE WOULD BE IN SUPPORT OF HIM.))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=of him.


Presley says this started when he was involved in a personnel matter and stepped on the shoes of the general counsel of the Veteran's Administration.
Her husband becomes acting Secretary of Veteran's Affairs this week.
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SOT 01:02:26
IN Q=She evidently

((DR. JOHN PRESLEY/SUSPENDED VA HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATOR: SHE EVIDENTLY, HAS A PERSONAL VENDETTA TO GET ME, SOONER OR LATER, ANY WAY SHE CAN. AND SHE IS MARRIED TO THE HUSBAND WITH THE POWER. WHAT DOES NEPOTISM MEAN?))
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OUT Q=nepotism mean?


The Department of Veteran's Affairs calls Presley's comments puzzling and without foundation, adding it awaits the conclusion of the review process before commenting further.
To show how serious he is, Presley has written President Clinton about the situation, since the Secretary of Veteran's Affairs is a cabinet post.
Len Besthoff, News-7.



Longaker


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11 pm
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-38
GRAPHIC=Longaker


The president of National Business College is not denying a sexual harrassment charge against him.
He's fighting to keep the federal lawsuit out of court.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


The VICE president of the College says president Frank Longaker made sexual advances to her last June.
Lisa Meredith says once she turned him down, Longaker became angry and refused to let her sign reports as vice- president.
But Longaker's attorney points out Meredith still has her job.
He says this case should be dismissed and handled privately by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
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SOT 4:30:06
IN Q=The public

((BAYARD HARRIS/DEFENSE ATTY: THE PUBLIC SHOULD NOT BE LED TO THINK THAT THIS CASE HAS ANY CREDIBILITY WHATEVER. IT'S IMPROPERLY BROUGHT AND IT HAS NEVER BEEN ADMITTED AND IT IS TERRIBLY WRONG THAT IT IS IN THIS COURT RATHER THAN IN THE FEDERAL AGENCY WHERE IT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE FILED.))
SUPER=01-Bayard Harris/Defense Atty;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=to be filed
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=HOLD


U-S District Court Judge Jackson Kiser did not say if he will dismiss the case.

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ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tbr
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Coming up next, thousands of Botetourt residents could have to change their addresses,
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VO-NAT


and a discovery of historic proportions today, as researchers find Benedict Arnold's gunboat.
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Comm#2



boty-address


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-41
GRAPHIC=NONE


It may soon be time to get new address labels if you live in Botetourt County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


Tonight at a public hearing in Blue Ridge, some residents learned about a new proposal that would change their addresses.
It would put the whole county on a unified system.
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SOT 7:16:26
IN Q=OUR CURRENT

((SPENCER SUTER/BOTETOURT CO. 911 COORDINATOR: OUR CURRENT SYSTEM HAS OUTGROWN ITSELF. WE'VE GOT MORE AND MORE GROWTH IN THE COUNTY. AND THE METHODS THAT WE USED WERE THE BEST AVAILABLE AT THE TIME.))
SUPER=01-Spencer Suter/Botetourt Co. 911 Coordinator;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=at the time.
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Currently, many home addresses are out of order, duplicated or on the wrong side of the street.
That often hinders the efforts of rescue squad members.
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SOT 7:42:14
IN Q=we just want them to

((GARY FRANKLIN/BLUE RIDGE FIRE DEPARTMENT: WE JUST WANT THEM TO SEE THAT IT WOULD BE A MORE PRODUCTIVE SYSTEM WITHIN THE COUNTY. BENEFICIAL TO THE CITIZENS.)) ((SUSIE BISHOP/BOTETOURT COUNTY RESIDENT: ANYTHING THAT WILL HELP OUR EMERGENCY PEOPLE. I'VE HAD USE OF THEIR SERVICES ONE TIME, AND IT WAS EXCELLENT. IF THIS WILL HELP THEM ANY...I'M ALL FOR IT. ))
SUPER=01-Gary Franklin/Blue Ridge Fire Department;
SUPER=01-Susie Bishop/Botetourt Co. Resident; :07
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=i'm all for it.
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VO-NAT


The county will be holding more public information sessions throughout July.
Then the Board of Supervisors will vote on the issue in August.
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VMI


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-36
GRAPHIC=VMI


Virginia Military Institute and some of the women who will enroll there in August are getting a good look at each other.
An extended orientation program began today with optimism for the historic changes ahead.
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SOT
IN Q=It's unfortunate what happened

((ANGELIA PICKETT/INCOMING CADET: IT'S UNFORTUNATE WHAT HAPPENED AT THE CITADEL, WHATEVER MAY OR MAY NOT HAVE TAKEN PLACE. DESPITE THAT FACT, I THINK VMI HAS DONE SO MUCH TO GET READY FOR THE ASSIMILATION OF WOMEN, I THINK IT'S GOING TO BE A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT SITUATION HERE.))
SUPER=01-Angelia Pickett/Incoming Cadet;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=situation here.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington;


Angelia (ANN-geh-luh) Pickett is one of eighteen women taking part in the summer transition program... a four week session that superintendent Josiah Bunting describes as "V-M-I lite."
They won't become cadets until August, but the women say they're confident they will be accepted in the corps of cadets.
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IN Q=I have no reservations

((ERIN CLAUNCH/INCOMING VMI CADET: I HAVE NO RESERVATIONS. I THINK DEFINITELY EVERYONE HAS BEEN TRYING SO HARD THAT WE'LL BE FINE.)) ((ALEXIS ABRAMS/INCOMING VMI CADET: I'M EXCITED ABOUT GOING TO A MILITARY SCHOOL MOST OF ALL, BECAUSE I'VE ALWAYS WANTED TO GO TO MILITARY SCHOOL. FOR IT TO ACTUALLY HAPPEN THAT'S PRETTY EXCITING FOR ME.))
SUPER=01-Erin Claunch/Incoming VMI Cadet; :00
SUPER=01-Alexis Abrams/Incoming VMI Cadet; :07
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=exciting for me.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


Between 30 and 35 women are expected to join the corps of cadets on August 18th. The rat line begins on the 20th.

Arnold-Boat


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


His name became synonymous with traitor.
Now Benedict Arnold's gunboat has been located.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lake Champlain, VT


It's part of a fleet commanded by Arnold.
A team of naval historians has been looking at the bottom of Lake Champlain in Vermont... using sonar to scan for artifacts and ships sunk in the 18th and 19th centuries. The 54-foot boat is standing upright and specialists say it's in excellent condition.
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SOT 15:41:13
IN Q=the bow

((ART COHN/LAKE CHAMPLAIN MARITIME MUSEUM: THE BOW CANNON IS STILL IN PLACE. THE RUDDER IS STILL IN PLACE. AND FROM AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL POINT OF VIEW, IT IS CERTAINLY ONE OF THE MOST SIGNIFICANT DISCOVERIES IN AMERICAN HISTORY IN THIS CENTURY.))
SUPER=01-Art Cohn/Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=IN THIS CENTURY.
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VO-NAT


The boat was part of a 15 ship squadron led by Arnold in the "Battle of Valcour Island" in 1776.
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-13
GRAPHIC=none


Steve Robinson is no longer living on Tulsa Time, the Avalanche wins again, we'll check on the Danville Braves, plus hear from Tyson and meet some soccer stars headed to Europe.
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But first let's head to Europe, and Wimbledon in particular where second seeded Monica was beaten by unseeded Sandrine Testud of France.
The loss is amazing when you consider Seles won the first set 6-love, only to lose the next two 6-4 and 8-6.
Seles has won the Australian, French and US Opens - but never Wimbledon. Now the scores.
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S-Robinson


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


Steve Robinson is proving once again that he is one of the hottest properties in college basketball these days.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-NCAA; :00


Later today the former Fleming and Radford University star will be named the new head basketball coach at Florida State University.
Robinson spent the past two seasons as Tulsa's head coach and on March of this year he signed an extension through the year 2004.
But today he resigned after 46 wins and 2 NCAA tournament appearances with the Golden Hurricanes.
This morning at eleven, he takes over the Seminoles.
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S-Avalanche


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


The Salem Avalanche continued its four game home stand with the Durham Bulls last night by beating the Bulls 13-to-8, to move two games above 500 for the second half.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salem/Durham vs. Salem; :00


Mugsy the mascot was showing off some serious moves last night on the dugout.
But it was Durham that did the showing off on the diamond first. Adam Johnson gets all of this pitch sending the ball over the right field wall for the two run homer. Durham is on top 2-to-nothing after a half inning.
Salem would come back in the bottom half of the first, as Forry Wells rips a shot to right, Tal Light scores on the play and it's 2-to-1 Durham.
SUPER=37-Durham/8/Salem/13;


Salem would then tie the game as ben Petrick whacks one to deep left field and chases home Light. Salem wins it 13-to-8.
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S-Danville


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-6
GRAPHIC=DANVILLE BRAVES


The little Braves, Atlanta's rookie league group from Danville hosted Burlington tonight in the second of a three game series at Dan Daniels Field.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Danville/Indians vs.Braves;:00


The Indians got loose before the start tonight and then got serious with their bats.
Edgar Cruz singles to left field in the top of the second inning to chase home Kelly Dampeer, the former Northside and Radford star makes it 1-to-nothing.
Still in the second, Danville would attempt to answer that with Travis Wilson laying down a bunt. The Indians make not one two overthrows on the play to allow A.J. Zapt to trot home.
In the third, Wilson would single to left field and bring home Marcus Giles as the Braves take a 4-to-1 lead on Burlington.
SUPER=34-Burlington/14/Danville/10;


The Braves took advantage of a wild pitch earlier in the game but they lose to Burlington tonight 14 to 10.
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S-Tyson


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-10
SS=Tyson


Saturday night Mike Tyson bared his fangs - yesterday afternoon he bared his soul in an attempt to win back fans and save his career.
His comments came during a short newsconference in Las Vegas, and just two days after he bit off part of Evander Holyfield's ear in their world title fight.
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IN Q="I just snapped...

((MIKE TYSON/FORMER WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP:))
SUPER=01-Mike Tyson/Former World Heavyweight Champ; :00
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=TYSON


Tyson says he already has sought some psychiatric help.
Meanwhile, his $33 million dollar paycheck has been upheld, pending this morning's meeting of the Nevada Athletic commission.
The commission could also suspend him from boxing again in the state.

Sports Tease


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


Still to come tonight, we'll get our kicks with Roy Stanley,
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VO-NAT eng#


and some members of the Roanoke Young Soccer Association, who are packing their bags for a trip overseas.
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S-Soccer


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-16
GRAPHIC=Soccer Logo


While a lot of kids in southwest Virginia are spending a week of their summers at a soccer camp, some members of the Roanoke Valley Youth Soccer Club are preparing to spend part of their summers in Europe.
Roy Stanley has the itinerary for these 15 years olds.
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SUPER=01-Danny Beamer/Executive Director of RVYSC; :16
SUPER=01-Akil Foderingham/Youth Soccer Club; :31
SUPER=01-Chris Newton/Youth Soccer Club; :56
SUPER=@Roy1; 1:14
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OUT Q=........news 7 sports."
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((For the sixth straight year, The Roanoke Valley Youth Soccer Club is sending its 15-year olds to Europe.
The team is training at the Berglund Soccer Complex and its members have waited their turn.)) ((DANNY BEAMER/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF RVYSC: )) ((The team will spend its first three days in Europe touring Germany, Amsterdam and Denmark.)) ((AKIL FODERINGHAM/YOUTH SOCCER CLUB: )) ((Then after three days of taking in the scenery the group of 15 year olds will begin play.
They will compete in the Gothia and Vildbjerg cups two of the top junior soccer tournaments in the world.)) ((CHRIS NEWTON/YOUTH SOCCER CLUB: )) ((BEAMER:)) ((ROY STANDUP: ))
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Dowdy


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-39
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After nearly a quarter century in broadcasting, Larry Dowdy has rediscovered his roots. He's going back to radio.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./June 26


Even as Mofo and Sally said their goodbyes at K-92 today, it was announced that Dowdy will take their place... to take the baton from the long-running husband and wife team in the morning drive-team gig.
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((LARRY DOWDY/NEWS 7 MORNIN': IT WILL STILL BE A LOT OF FUN AND FRIVOLITY. A LOT OF LAUGHTER, GAMES. GETTING PEOPLE GOING, TALKING ABOUT WHAT PEOPLE ARE TALKING ABOUT DAY IN AND DAY OUT.))
SUPER=01-Larry Dowdy/News 7 Mornin'
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VO-NAT


Larry crossed the line to television five and a half years ago FROM K-92... after 19 YEARS in radio.
All the time he was producing those intriguing segments on News 7 Mornin', he kept thinking "radio." (----------------)