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video-open

SUPER=#4065
SUPER=70-Connie Stevens;
SUPER=70-Mike Stevens;
ANCHOR=Connie
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SOT
IN Q=here's what's next

(( HERE'S WHAT'S NEXT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...
JUST NINE MONTHS AGO, HE WAS PAROLED FOR BANK ROBBERY--
TODAY A 34- YEAR- OLD MAN WAS ARRESTED-- ALLEGEDLY AT IT AGAIN IN LYNCHBURG.
PLANNED PARENTHOOD SAYS EVEN THOUGH IT DOESN'T AGREE WITH THE NEW PARENTAL NOTIFICATION LAW, IT WILL ABIDE BY THE RULE. ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=by the rule.




top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
(----------------)

TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's Tuesday, July First...
Our top story--
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SOT
IN Q=

((I THINK THE ROAD, SMART ROAD, IS GOING TO BE BENEFICIAL BOTH FROM A TRANSPORTATION STAND POINT AND FROM A TECHNOLOGY STANDPOINT. ))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=technology standpoint
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VO-NAT


Despite concerns from environmentalists, a federal judge gives the smart road the green light to break ground on the six mile stretch.
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p-Smart-Highway


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#597-31
SS=n7pt


Good Evening you're watching NEWS-7 Primetime. I'm Connie Stevens.
GRAPHIC=SMART HIGHWAY


U-S District Judge Jackson Kiser said construction can begin immediately on the highway without doing another environmental study.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;


Preliminary work on the 100-million dollar project has been underway for several weeks.
The Smart Road will link Blacksburg with Interstate 81.
Opponents had argued that the government failed to consider all of the environmental impacts-- such as the need for thousands of gallons of water.
In his opinion, Judge Jackson Kiser wrote it's possible that the costs may outweigh the benefits.
But the judge said that "it's not for him to decide the wisdom of Congressional allocations.
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SOT 5pm bite
IN Q=Certainly

((DAN BRUGH/VDOT SPOKESMAN:CERTAINLY, WE'RE PLEASED, WE THOUGHT THAT THAT'S THE WAY IT WOULD GO AND WE'RE GLAD IT DID. )) ((JOHN LIPSEY/RETIRED DOCTOR:THIS JUST TAKES AWAY THE TOTAL COMPOSITE OF THIS, OF DEVELOPMENT OF THIS, AS AN AGRICULTURAL AND FOREST DISTRICT, LETS SAY AREA, BECAUSE IT LITERALLY DESTROYS IT BY GOING THROUGH THE HEART OF IT WITH A 48 ACRE RIGHT OF WAY. ))
SUPER=01-Dan Brugh/Va. Department of Transportation; :02
SUPER=07-John Lipsey; :05
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=right of way.
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VO-NAT


An official ground breaking is scheduled for next week.
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p-clinics


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=am,o
TAPE#597-28
GRAPHIC=abortion


The Parental Notification law went into effect 22-- hours ago.
SS=planned parenthood


The President of Planned Parenthood of the Blue Ridge is meeting with Roanoke's Commonwealth's Attorney Don Caldwell tomorrow for his opinion on a parental notification procedure.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


David Nova says as long as the law is on the books, the organization will comply with it.
Planned Parenthood says its been supplying information about the new rule, and preparing for this day.
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SOT 597-09 @ 45:18
IN Q=we have been getting

((DAVID NOVA/PLANNED PARENTHOOD PRESIDENT: ))
SUPER=01-David Nova/Planned Parenthood President;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=into effect
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Nova says his staff is also working on a potential liability problem.
They are taking steps to confirm that a minor actually has her parents permission.
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p-Trailer-Fire


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=MJo
TAPE#NET-E
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.


A two-year old boy who was apparently playing with a lighter, started a fire that destroyed his home in Montgomery County today.
Tina Hamlin was home with her two small children when the fire broke out in their trailer at about 2:45 at Oak Forest Mobile Home Park.
Hamlin and the children escaped, and went to a neighbor's home to call for help.
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15:21:44
SOT
IN Q=It was

((SHANE SCOTT/NEIGHBOR: IT WAS ABOUT EIGHT TO TEN MINUTES BEFORE THE FIRE DEPARTMENT ARRIVED AND DURING THAT TIME IT JUST GRADUALLY GOT MORE INVOLVED UNTIL IT WAS BURNING OUT THE BACK AND OUT THE TOP OF THE TRAILER. ))
SUPER=01-Shane Scott/Neighbor
RUNS=:08
OUTQ=the trailer.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Fire officials say the trailer is a total loss.
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P-Bank-Robbery


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10PM
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#597-34
GRAPHIC=bank robbery


A Virginia Beach man who was on parole after robbing a bank, is behind bars again-- for allegedly robbing a Lynchburg bank this afternoon.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Around one o'clock, the suspect entered this First Federal branch on Memorial Avenue, displayed a gun and demanded money.
He escaped on foot with an undetermined amount of cash, but was spotted by a Lynchburg detective just a few minutes later.
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SOT 8:27:26
IN Q=At that point

((LT. EUGENE WINGFIELD/LYNCHBURG POLICE: AT THAT POINT, THE SAME INVESTIGATOR.. ...TO HIS RIGHT KNEE.))
SUPER=01-Lt. Eugene Wingfield/Lynchburg Police; :00
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=to his right knee.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


34- year- old Darryl Delancey is charged with robbery, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
He's being held without bond.
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p-Political-Donations


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-48
GRAPHIC=NONE


One of Governor George Allen's hand-picked agency heads has resigned-- saying that he was told he would have to make campaign donations to other Republicans to keep his job.
Department of Criminal Justice Services head and former temporary parole board chairman Bruce Morris made the allegation.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/Yesterday;


Morris said in a letter that the policy came down last week from Governor Allen's Chief of Staff Jay Timmons.
SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Today;


The Governor says Morris misunderstood.
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SOT 11:48:20
IN Q=It's not a

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: IT'S NOT A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT, NOR WERE THERE ANY THREATS OF FIRING. IT'S JUST SIMPLY A POLICY AND YOU'D LIKE TO FOLKS TO ADHERE TO IT.))
SUPER=@Allen;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=to it.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The policy asks the Governor's political appointees to donate to ALL four Republicans who ran for the attorney general's nomination that Mark Earley won... or to none at all.
The policy is aimed at making Allen look neutral in intra-party contests.
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p-ROCK-SLIDE


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=AMO
TAPE#597-26
GRAPHIC=NONE


At least two rock and mud slides have shut down a section of Interstate 40 at the Tennessee-North Carolina border.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Asheville, NC;


Huge rocks the size of buses slid off this mountain in Asheville, North Carolina this morning.
Five motorists were injured.
A second slide happened about 12:30. It could be several days before the highway is reopened.
Officials are hoping to have traffic flowing in time for the upcoming holiday weekend.
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(toss to robin)
tease#1

music under
ANCHOR=Connie
SUPER=x5040; Primetime Tease Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
SUPER=x5041; Primetime Tease Stop


Republican gubanatorial candidate Jim Gilmore defends his decision to avoid the recent tobacco settlement talks....the story when NEWS-7 Primetime returns.
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VO-NAT


And in Oklahoma City, empty chairs make up a memorial to those killed in the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building.
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WEFC!!! go to break

p-Domestic-abuse


ANCHOR=connie
NEWSCAST=10Pm
WRITER=AFR
TAPE#597-32
GRAPHIC=domestic violence


A big change just took place today in Virginia's Domestic Violence laws.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Hillsville/April 3;


The previous law stated Police officers SHOULD arrest the primary aggressor in a domestic violence incident.
The new law makes an arrest more likely.
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SOT 16:30:35
IN Q=WE HAVE VERY

((SGT T.L. CARMICHAEL/ROANOKE CITY POLICE: WE HAVE VERY LITTLE CHOICE. WE SHALL ARREST. WE CAN'T TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THAT TOMORROW THEY MAY NOT HAVE MILK. BUT WHAT WE HAVE TO DO. WE HAVE A REFERRAL PROCESS.))
SUPER=01-T.L. Carmichael/Roanoke City Police;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=a referral process.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Total Action Against Poverty administrator Ellen Brown says the law is a step in the right direction.
She says it makes domestic violence a more serious offense.
But she fears judges will still dismiss too many cases, due to overcrowded local jails.
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SOT 17:03:47
IN Q=how do you

((ELLEN BROWN/TOTAL ACTION AGAINST POVERTY: HOW DO YOU DECIDE. IS SELLING CRACK COCAINE TO CHILDREN MORE SERIOUS TAHN BEATING YOUR WIFE IN FRONT OF YOUR CHILDREN? I THINK IT'S JUST ABOUT AS SERIOUS.))
SUPER=01-Ellen Brown/Total Action Against Poverty;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=as serious
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VO-NAT


If you have questions about domestic violence, you can call the Turning Point Shelter at 345-0400 or call Trust at 344-1948.
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p-Gilmore


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10 pm
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-23
GRAPHIC=GILMORE


Former Attorney General Jim Gilmore says he did NOT sue on behalf of tobacco farmers because he didn't want Virginia to be tied to an unfavorable agreement.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Jim Gilmore told farmers today instead of suing he "monitored" the settlement talks.
Gilmore says since the settlement, he's written to congressmen and tobacco companies urging them to protect farmers.
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SOT 27:10
IN Q=We knew

((JIM GILMORE: WE KNEW THE NEXT MOVE WAS CONGRESS AND WE WANTED TO MOVE DECISIVELY AND IMMEDIATELY IN ORDER TO NOTIFY THE CONGRESSMEN THAT WE BELIEVE THE SETTLEMENT WAS DEFICIENT IN PROTECTING OUR FARMERS AND GROWERS.))
SUPER=@Gilmore1;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=farmers and growers
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The Republican gubanatorial candidate is touring local farms, saying he wants to protect growers and their families.
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SOT 1:12:43
IN Q=I rent

((CLARENCE BRYANT/PRESIDENT, CONCERNED FRIENDS FOR TOBACCO: I RENT FROM TWO LADIES. THEIR HUSBANDS ARE DECEASED. THEY'VE WORKED ON A FARM ALL THEIR LIFE AND THEY ARE VERY DEPENDENT ON THE MONEY I PAY THEM, THAT THAT FARM HAS GENERATED. THAT'S PART OF THEIR RETIREMENT. IF THAT'S TAKEN AWAY, WHAT ARE THEY GOING TO DO?))
SUPER=01-Clarence Bryant/Concerned Friends for Tobacco; :03
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=going to do
TALENT=Connie
SS=allen


Meanwhile, tomorrow Governor Allen is expected to announce that he's forming a task force to oversee the negotiations of the national tobacco settlement.
That task force would also make recommendations on what would be in Virginia's best interests.

p-B&W


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-31
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Nuclear Regulatory Commission today gave Babcock and Wilcox high marks for its handling of radioactive material in its Campbell County facility.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Campbell Co.


The N-R-C DID suggest B&W make improvements in its uranium recovery operation, which has experienced several leaks and spills during the last two years.
Still, B&W officials were pleased with the plant's evaluation.
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SOT 2:37:45
IN Q=I don't think

((JAMES CONNER/B&W VICE PRESIDENT: I DON'T THINK ANYBODY LIKES TO BE ASSESSED BY A REGULATORY AGENCY, BUT WHEN YOU CONSIDER THE ENVIRONMENT WE WORK IN, WE UNDERSTAND THAT WE HAVE TO COMPLY WITH A REGULATORY AGENCY'S REQUIREMENTS AND WE UNDERSTAND THAT WE'RE GOING TO BE ASSESSED. SO IF YOU ACCEPT THAT, I WOULD SAY THAT THIS REVIEW WAS PROBABLY AS GOOD AS YOU COULD EXPECT.))
SUPER=01-James Conner/B&W Vice President; :00
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=you could expect.
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VO-NAT


B&W is one of Campbell County's largest employers, with about 15- hundred workers at its Mount Athos plant.
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P-Crenshaws


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#597-27
GRAPHIC=NONE


The investigation continues in the case of thousands of extended service contracts not honored by a former appliance chain.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;


Virginia's Office of Consumer Affairs has sent a letter and questionnaire to 13- hundred Holdren's contract holders who filed complaints.
The situation surfaced last summer when Crenshaws of North Carolina purchased Holdren's assets, but said it didn't have to assume responsibility for the extended service contracts.
The questionnaire asks, among other things, if customers were led to believe the contracts would still be honored.
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P-OK-Memorial


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#NET-C
GRAPHIC=NONE


Plans were unveiled today for a permanent memorial for victims of the Oklahoma City bombing.
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SOT 16:58:09
IN Q=If we can just

((RON NORICK/OKLAHOMA CITY MAYOR: IF WE CAN JUST FOR A LITTLE BIT HAVE A PLACE THAT WE CAN COME AND REMEMBER HOW TERRIBLE AN EVENT THIS WAS... IF THOSE FAMILY AND FRIENDS CAN COME AND HAVE A PLACE THAT MAYBE GIVES THEM A LITTLE SOLACE IN THEIR HEARTS, THEN WE HAVE DONE WHAT WE NEEDED TO DO.))
SUPER=01-Ron Norick/Oklahoma City Mayor; :
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=needed to do.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The winning design-- by a German team-- features 168 stone-and-glass chairs, and inscriptions for each person killed in the bombing.
Officials hope to dedicate the site on April 19th, 1999-- four years after the explosion that ripped apart a building, and left the lives of many in ruins.
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P-Food


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-d
GRAPHIC=NONE


Just five percent of the food we waste could feed four million people.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


That, according to an Agriculture Department study.
It estimates that more than 96 billion pounds of food in the U-S spoils, is thrown away or is left on the plate uneaten.
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Forecasts
SUPER=X5000;
SUPER=330-Showers Ending/Patchy Fog Late/68-72/Partly Sunny/Much Warmer/89-92;
SUPER=331-Evening Showers/Patchy Fog/67-70/Mostly Sunny/West Wind 5-10/90-94;
SUPER=332-Showers Ending/Patchy Dense Fog/64-68/Partly Cloudy/Warmer/84-87;
SUPER=333-Evening Showers/Fog Late/66-69/Partly Sunny/Spotty Showers/85-89;
SUPER=334-Showers Ending/Fog Late/64-67/Partly Sunny/Shower Possible/83-86;
SUPER=X5001;


P-Women's-Club


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=jsu
TAPE#597-29
SS=breast cancer


Breast cancer affects one out of every nine women.
Early detection is helping them survive the disease.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@File; :


Currently, a legislative committee is reviewing a bill that would allow women to stay in the hospital for at least 24 hours after breast-cancer surgery.
One international organization--the General Federation of Women's Clubs is putting pressure on Congress to insure a similar measure passes nationally.
Local member Linda Waybright says breast cancer impacts everyone.
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SOT 09:54:29
IN Q=It's something

((LINDA WAYBRIGHT/TOTERA WOMEN'S CLUB: IT'S SOMETHING THAT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO ALL OF US..WE'VE HAD FAMILY MEMBERS AND FRIENDS WHO HAD TO GO THROUGH ALL OF THIS ))
SUPER=01-Linda Waybright/General. Fed. of Women's Clubs; :
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=all of this
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Women around the country including Roanoke have been writing state and federal lawmakers, urging them to support the initiative.
(////SOT/////)
SOT 10:00:02
IN Q=Collectively

((SHELBY HAMLETT/GENERAL FEDERATION OF WOMEN'S CLUBS: COLLECTIVELY WE CAN DO SO MUCH MORE THAN WE CAN SINGLEHANDEDLY AND WOMEN'S HEALTH IS A VERY IMPORTANT ISSUE NOT ONLY FOR US BUT ALL OF OUR POPULATION ))
SUPER=01-Shelby Hamlett/General Fed. of Women's Clubs; :
RUNS=:08
OUT Q= all of our population
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VO-NAT


The General Federation of Women's Clubs also focuses on other issues affecting women's health such as osteoporis, cervical cancer and cardiovascular disease.
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P-Ovarian-Cancer


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#NET-F
GRAPHIC=WOMEN'S HEALTH


Women who don't have children have a much higher risk of ovarian cancer than child-bearing women.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Researchers say a woman who has three children has half the ovarian cancer risk of a woman with no children.
The study is in "Journal of the National Cancer Institute."
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cool-video


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#cool
SUPER=x5042; Video of the Day Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
GRAPHIC=News-7 primetime


When we think of fashion and runway models, typically, it's women who come to mind first.
Not tonight, though.
Our Video of the Day is dedicated to our own Mike Stevens, a constant slave to fashion.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Milan, Italy; :


In Italy, there are quite a few male fashion victims on the loose-- with this week's ready to wear collections unveiled.
If you like to stay on top of the trends, you'll want to rush right out--
These models are making their way down the catwalk in cutting edge styles.
Only time will tell if these outfits will make it mainstream, with the male set.
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SUPER=x5043; Video of the Day Stop



Sp-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#fb96-4
GRAPHIC=PRIMETIME BIG


Tonight on Primetime sports, highlights from the Avalanche and the Rockies plus, the latest on the Tyson deal, and we'll hear from Steve Robinson.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-NFL; :00


But first former William Campbell high school star Charles Haley says he will not play next season.
The Cowboys would like him to play one more year, but his back is shot.
He's had three operations in the past four years .
He is the only man in NFL history to win five Super Bowl rings.
Now the scores.
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WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5012;
SUPER=0096-/Royals/1/j/Cubs/6////Marlins/2//Red Sox/9/9//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0096-/Braves/2//Yankees/1/9///Phillies/1//Orioles/4/8//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0096-j/Expos/2//Blue Jays/1////White Sox/0/j/Pirates/3///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0096-/Brewers/1/j/Reds/9///j/Seattle/15//San Francisco/4///;
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-LATE/;
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SUPER=0093-/Durham/4//Salem/7/7///Prince William/6//Lynchburg/3/10/Bottom of

10th/;
RUNS=:30
OUT Q=....last score."
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go to break

SP-Avalanche


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#CL-97
GRAPHIC=AVALANCHE


The Salem Avalanche showed a little perseverance tonight as the team braved the weather to close out its 4 game homestand with Durham.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salem/Bulls vs. Avalanche; :00


The organization's popular field of dreams promotion continued tonight as the Blue Jays T-ball team from Roanoke County got to come down on the field an mingle tonight.
But not long after Durham's Shawn Onley warmed up in the middle of the first, the rains came, the fans scattered and both club's had to wait out a 42 minute rain delay.
When play resumed the Bulls outfield had to wait forever for this Gilbert Vidal sacrifice fly to come down in center. Ben Petrick scores. It's 2-to-nothing Avalanche in the 3rd.
SUPER=37-Durham/4/Salem/7/Bottom of 7th;


Salem would strike again in the third as Elvis Pena cranks a shot to the right field corner. Two runs score, Pena gets into third and the Avalanche leads it 7-to-4 in the 7th.
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SP-Rockies


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-10
GRAPHIC=ROCKIES/ANGELS


Interleague was not exactly kind to the Colorado Rockies today as the Avalanche's parent club was beaten 4-to-1 at home.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Denver, CO/Angels vs. Rockies; :00


Because they play on the west coast and their games are usually late you don't hear much about the Angels, but tonight they opened plenty of eyes as Jim Edmonds rocks this two run homer off loser John Burke.
Edmonds would also get the job done in the field. Watch the running diving
catch in center to help Anaheim snaps SUPER=35-Anaheim/4/Colorado/1;

six game losing streak in interleague games.
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SP-Tyson


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-14
SS=TYSON


The Nevada state athletic commission met this afternoon to discuss how to punish Mike Tyson for his bad behavior in the ring last Saturday night.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Las Vegas, NV; :00


The Commission decided to temporarily suspend Tyson from boxing in the state, plus they have frozen the nearly $30 million dollars he was to receive from the fight.
The Commission will meet again next week to determine its final disciplinary action.
The members could suspend him for life.
Tonight Evander Holyfield says Tyson needs to receive more than a slap on the wrist.
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WIPE TO ENG#


SP-Holyfield


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-11
GRAPHIC=NONE
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="People are...

((EVANDER HOLYFIELD/WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION:))
SUPER=01-Evander Holyfield/World Heavyweight Champion; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=...DO THE TIME."
(----------------)
VO-NAT CON'T


Not surprisingly, this week's Sports Illustrated features the now infamous bite on the cover with the caption, "Madman" - Mike Tyson disgraces himself and his sports.
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SP-Robinson


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-13
GRAPHIC=ROBINSON


Earlier this year, Roanoke native Steve Robinson signed a contract extension at Tulsa to coach basketball through the year 2004.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Tallahassee, FL; :00


But the chance to be a a part of the ACC, a conference he has watched since he was a player at Fleming, was too much to outlook.
So when Florida State of the ACC came calling he said yes to a five year deal worth $500 thousand a season to coach the Seminoles.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="I have mixed...

((STEVE ROBINSON/NEW FLORIDA STATE COACH:))
SUPER=01-Steve Robinson/New Florida State Head Coach;:00
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=...I'M HAPPY."
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P-Mitchum


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#NET-G
GRAPHIC=NONE


After appearing in more than 100 films, over five decades-- actor Robert Mitchum has died.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


His screen career lasted so long he appeared in the original Cape Fear-- as well as the remake.
The brawny, blunt-spoken actor once said he always thought he could do better.
But he added, "you don't get to do BETTER-- you get to do MORE."
The 79-year-old had lung cancer and emphysema.
He died in his sleep, at home in California.
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Bye
ANCHOR=Connie

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