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ANCHOR=Jean
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Next on News 7-
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The Nevada Athletic Commission socks it to Mike Tyson- We'll find out his punishment-
One day after a supermarket shuts down Len Besthoff takes a look at the local grocery store wars.
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Wx-Heads
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Thunderstorms creep across the region, a watch is still in effect for the Central and Northern Shenandoah Valley. Forecast details coming your way momentarily.
MEDICAL-HEADS
ANCHOR=Connie


The death of a baby by entrapment has prompted a metal crib recall.
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VO-NAT


More reaction to the news about new dangers with a popular prescription diet drug-- plus, some advice for those battling obesity.
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SOT 15:07:24
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((MR. CHAIRMAN, I MOVE THAT MICHAEL GERARD TYSON'S BOXING LICENSE BE REVOKED AND FURTHER MORE THAT MICHAEL GERARD TYSON PAY AN ADMINISTRATIVE FEE IN THE AMOUNT OF THREE MILLION DOLLARS.))
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OUT Q=three million dollars."
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The Nevada Athletic Commission comes out swinging against Mike Tyson.
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5-Tyson


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-a
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
SS=tyson


The ruling came down today-
Tyson loses his boxing license for one year-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Las Vegas;


The revocation means he can't throw a punch for that time.
Then he can reapply for his license.
Tyson must also pay ten percent of SUPER=04-Showtime;

his 30 million dollar purse- totaling three million dollars.
The action comes after Tyson bit opponent Evander Holyfield's ear in a fight June 28th.
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SOT 15:05:20
IN Q=

((OSCAR GOODMAN/TYSON'S ATTORNEY: BASKETBALL PLAYERS HAVE KICKED INNOCENT PERSONS SITTING BY THE FLOOR. FOOTBALL PLAYERS HAVE HIT WITH SUCH VICIOUSNESS THAT THEY'RE CRIPPLING PEOPLE. MIKE TYSON WITH 13 YEARS HAS LIVED AN EXEMPLARY LIFE IN THE RING. HE TOLD THE WORLD HE SNAPPED.)) 15:04:13 ((JIM THOMAS/EVANDER HOLYFIELD'S ATTORNEY: THIS HEARING IS NOT ABOUT MIKE TYSON. THIS HEARING IS ABOUT THE FUTURE OF BOXING. NO INDIVIDUAL BOXER HAS EVER BEEN, IS NOW, OR EVER WILL BE BIGGER THAN THE SPORT OF BOXING.))
SUPER=01-Oscar Goodman/Tyson's Attorney; 00
SUPER=01-Jim Thomas/Evander Holyfield's Attorney; 28
RUNS=:36
OUT Q=THE SPORT OF BOXING."
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The athletic commission also ruled Tyson must pay for the cost of the commission's proceedings.
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5-Chopper-Crash


ANCHOR=Jean
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Investigators have arrived at the scene of yesterday's deadly chopper crash at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fort Bragg, NC;


But not much is left of the Blackhawk helicopter.
The chopper apparently clipped trees, hit the ground and burst into flames.
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SOT 13:32:42
IN Q=

((MAJ. GARY KECK/82ND AIRBORNE: THEY WERE JUST TAKING PICTURES OF FORT BRAGG FOR PEOPLE IN THE OTHER SERVICES TO USE IN ANOTHER TEAM EXERCISE SO IT WAS VERY ROUTINE.))
SUPER=01-Maj. Gary Keck/82nd Airborne;
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=was very routine."
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Eight members of the 82nd Airborne died in the crash.
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5-Prison-shop


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
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A woman stood outside a prison fence today- fatally shooting a death row inmate- before guards then shot HER to death.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Florence, AZ;


The inmate was working in a vegetable garden with four other inmates when the woman fired a rifle-- killing the inmate and wounding an officer's horse.
Guards ordered her to put the rifle down-
When she did not-- guards opened fire killing her.
The shooting happened at the Arizona state prison in Florence-
Authorities say the woman knew the inmate but it's unclear what prompted the shooting.
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5-City-Pawn


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=KHU
TAPE#597-32
GRAPHIC=legal scales


The City Pawn Shop in Southeast Roanoke has gone out of business-
It's a result of the out-of-court settlement the McGuire brothers reached with the State Attorney General's Office.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Checks went out last week to nearly 200 people who filed claims on the money Tim and Tony McGuire had to place in escrow.
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SOT 5:13:10
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((TIM MCGUIRE/CITY PAWN SHOP PARTNER: WE TRIED TO STAY OPEN FOR ABOUT TWO AND A HALF MONTHS AFTER THE RULING THAT WE COULD NO LONGER DO CAR TITLES, BUT WITH THE SIZE OF OUR BUILDING, PEOPLE DID KEEP ON SUPPORTING US WITH GENERAL PAWN MERCHANDISE BUT WE JUST COULDN'T HOLD ENOUGH VOLUME IN THIS SMALL BUILDING TO MAKE IT WHERE WE COULD MAKE EXPENSES AND STAY OPEN. ))
SUPER=01-Tim McGuire/City Pawn Shop Partner
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OUT Q=and stay open.
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McGuire says he's still paying rent on the building--
That gives people another 60 days to come in and claim the items they pawned over the past several months.
Otherwise, the business is closed.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


The shop got in trouble for loaning money on car TITLES, rather than tangible items, like stereos and V-C-R's.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


ANCHOR=Jean
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The thrill of competition may have done Rack and Sack in--
Next on NEWS-7 at Five, more on the grocery stores shoppers are STILL checking out.
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And a military style boot camp for non-violent young offenders. It's setting up shop in Floyd County-- bringing several jobs.
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ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check-- adult day care, and new digs in Bedford.
Plus, more today on fen-phen, and news about an increase in potential dangers. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Also coming up-- Mike Stevens has the latest from the Major Leagues....
ANCHOR=Connie


Its all headed your way-- right after this break....stick around. cc sponsor
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5-RACK-SACK


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=LBE
TAPE#597-24
GRAPHIC=RACK AND SACK CLOSING


Competition in the rough and tumble Roanoke market is apparently something Rack and Sack just could not hack.
Without warning the grocery store closed its doors for good yesterday.
DOUBLE BOXES Jean/Len


Len Besthoff reports tonight that the pricing and coupon wars began long before Rack and Sack came here a year ago... but recently they've really heated up.
Len, how has the competition stepped up?
SUPER=@Len1;
SUPER=22-Roanoke;
(len ad lib)
(roll cue: "...get an edge.")
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SOT
IN Q=well like
SUPER=01-Kristie White/Supermarket Shopper; :00
RUNS=:09
OUT=FOR THEIR MONEY
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;
RUNS=:20 approx.
VO OUT Q=to keep customers
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double boxes Jean/LEN
(question: Is competition the only reason Rack and Sack closed?)


5-Juvenile-Facility


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=THa
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A military-style boot camp in Floyd County is expected to serve as a role model for the state.
An old Department of Corrections work camp in Willis is being renovated for the program.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Floyd Co.;


The facility will house male juveniles-- who've committed non-violent acts.
The state is opening three similar centers throughout Virginia.
In Willis, the boot-camp will be the first-- opening in the fall.
It's expected to serve as a model for other facilities around the world.
Floyd County Administrator Roy Crawford is excited about the attention as well as the 37-jobs its creating.
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9:44:10
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IN Q=The minimum

((ROY CRAWFORD/FLOYD CO. ADMINISTRATOR:THE MINIMUM STARTING WAGE FOR THESE JOBS WILL BE 9- DOLLARS AN HOUR WHICH ABOUT 360- DOLLARS WEEK PLUS THEY'RE GOING TO PAY BENEFITS LIKE INSURANCE, RETIREMENT AND THAT WORT OF THING WHICH WILL BE A BENEFIT TO A LOT OF PEOPLE. ))
SUPER=01-Roy Crawford/Floyd Co. Administrator; :00
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OUT Q=lot of people.
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Funding was set aside for the boot camp program to help handle the state's growing juvenile crime rate.
For more on the program itself, watch NEWS 7 at six.
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5-Statewide-Campaign


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Today is L-F Payne's 52nd birthday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Charlottesville;


And on hand to help the lieutenant governor candidate celebrate, was his Democratic ticket-mate Don Beyer.
It's another sign of how hard the Democrats are trying to link their ticket in voters' minds -- and how Republicans, so far, are not.
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IN Q=Understand that

((LT. GOV. DON BEYER/D-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: UNDERSTAND THAT WE HAVE A VERY STRONG TICKET. L.F. PAYNE HAS ENORMOUS CREDIBILITY THROUGHOUT RURAL VIRGINIA AND IS A RESPECTED MEMBER OF CONGRESS. BILL DOLAN IS WIDELY RECOGNIZED TO BE THE BEST ATTORNEY IN VIRGINIA.))
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OUT Q=in Virginia.
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Republicans say they've finally ordered the joint bumper stickers and signs.
And Jim Gilmore isn't even campaigning this week.
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((CHRIS LACAVITA/REPUBLICAN PARTY OF VA.: IT'S A MATTER OF STRATEGY , BUT ANY INSINUATION THAT THE REPUBLICANS AREN'T RUNNING AS A TICKET IS ABSURD AND IT'S COMING FROM DEMOCRATS SO IT'S WORTH ABOUT A GRAIN OF SALT. ))
SOT 02:34:55

((LARRY SABATO/UVA POLITICAL ANALYST: GILMORE DOESN'T REALLY ...TO BEYER POTENTIALLY.))
SUPER=01-Chris LaCavita/Republican Party of Va.; :01
SUPER=01-Larry Sabato/UVa Political Analyst; :13
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OUT Q=Beyer potentially.
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Sabato says none of the campaigns has captured much public interest, yet.
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5-rock-slide


ANCHOR=Jean
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Explosions continue in the cliffs above Interstate-40 on the Tennessee-- North Carolina Border.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Asheville, NC;


Work crews are still trying to clear the large boulders from a rock slide that blocked the interstate last week. The road was scheduled to re-open Monday, but problems moving equipment into the slide area are causing a delay.
The entire highway may not be reopened to traffic until next week.
Business-owners in the towns that depend on Interstate 40's traffic near Asheville, North Carolina say they are feeling the effects.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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In tonight's Two Minute Ticker-- more from Mike Tyson's day before the athletic commission, plus highlights from last night's All Star Game.
ANCHOR=Connie


A manufacturer is re-calling nearly 400-thousand cribs sold around the country, that weren't assembled properly.
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They're tubular metal cribs made by COSCO.
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((WE ARE TELLING PARENTS, PLEASE CHECK YOUR CRIBS, WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE PROPERLY ASSEMBLED. THE SUREST WAY OF DOING THAT IS TO TAKE A SODA CAN AND PASS IT THROUGH THE SIDE RAILS. IF IT DOES NOT GO THROUGH, YOUR CRIB IS PROPERLY ASSEMBLED. ))
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OUT Q=is properly assembled.

health bump
Comm Break#3


six-preview


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NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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There's more NEWS-7 at FIVE, in just a moment, but first let's fast forward to what else you'll see tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX.
Images from the Red Planet continue being awed at on earth...
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington;

And students from a dozen colleges are doing their own research about Mars, on the campus of Washington and Lee University.
The results from their research will even be presented to NASA...at a time where startling discoveries are being made every day.
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ANCHOR=Jean


Learn what these students are finding out in about 40-minutes on NEWS-7 at SIX.
Now let's hear from Health Check's Connie Stevens.

5-Recall


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


An important recall today from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Consumer Product Safety Comm.; :


Some 390-thousand cribs made by COSCO have been found to be mis-assembled-- presenting an entrapment hazard for babies.
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SOT 14:12:28
IN Q=A baby died

((PETER AVENS/COSCO: A BABY DIED RECENTLY WHEN HE BECAME ENTRAPPED IN A CRIB WHERE THE MATTRESS PLATFORM HAD BEEN USED AS A SIDERAIL. WE DON'T WANT THIS TRAGEDY TO HAPPEN TO ANOTHER BABY.))
SUPER=01-Peter Avens/COSCO; :
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=another baby.
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VO-NAT


The COSCO tubular metal cribs were sold in major retail and baby specialty stores across the country.
Customers should contact the company at 1-800-221-6736 for more information.
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5-Adult-Daycare


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=lmi
TAPE#597-29
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After spending five years in cramped quarters, today, Bedford's adult daycare center unveiled its new, more spacious facility.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford; :00


A large grant from the Maupin- Sizemore Foundation helped build the new home on the grounds of Bedford Carilion Memorial Hospital.
Officials say it's a move up from their old digs at Bedford Baptist Church.
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SOT 00:33
IN Q=It certainly has

((THERESA SMART/DAYCARE CENTER DIRECTOR: IT CERTAINLY HAS MORE SPACE HERE. IT'S BRIGHTER, IT'S A BETTER PLACE TO DROP THE PARTICIPANTS OFF AS FAR AS TRANSPORTATION GOES. IT'S JUST WONDERFUL.))
SUPER=01-Theresa Smart/Daycare Center Director; ;00
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OUT Q=it's just wonderful.
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The center's 19 participants are also excited about their new surroundings.
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IN Q=I think it's

((MARY WINGFIELD/DAYCARE PARTICIPANT: I THINK IT'S WONDERFUL BEDFORD HAS SOMETHING LIKE THIS. NOT MANY SMALL TOWN LIKE THIS HAVE ONE LIKE THIS. I THINK IT'S GREAT.))
SUPER=01-Mary Wingfield/Daycare Participant; :00
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=think it's great.
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The program is licensed to handle up to 25 adults.
It's staffed by six full- time caregivers along with community volunteers.
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5-Stroke


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-21
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A study shows many HMO's are sending stroke victims to nursing homes rather than more expensive rehabilitation centers.
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VO-NAT


The study of more than 800 patients in Virginia however, did not examine the outcome of those nursing home stays.
But the study does lend support that health maintenance organizations do tend to minimize costs.
Strokes hit more than half a million Americans a year, and are the leading cause of adult disability.
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5-Fen-Phen


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
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Reaction to yesterday's news that a popular combination of weight loss drugs may be causing serious heart and lung problems.
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Researchers at the Mayo Clinic say the commonly prescribed drug, known as Fen-Phen, may be responsible for a thickening of heart valves in women.
Scientists also say some women who've used fen-phen for about a year, were found to have cardiovascular problems or heart murmurs.
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SOT 10:25:00
IN Q=My concern is that

(( DR. HAROLD SOLOMON/HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL: MY CONCERN IS THAT 18-MILLION PRESCRIPTIONS WERE WRITTEN LAST YEAR, AND PROBABLY BY LOTS OF PHYSICIANS WHO REALLY DON'T UNDERSTAND THE POTENTIAL HAZARDS THAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Harold Solomon/Harvard Medical School; :
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OUT Q=we're talking about.
ANCHOR=Connie
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And Dr. Solomon says he'd be happy to see fen-phen taken off the market-- because of abuse of the drug.

5-Diet-Drugs


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


Doctors have defined obesity as being more than 20-percent over ideal weight.
Given that definition, 300-thousand deaths have been linked to obesity every year in this country. 2-SHOT
And that's Bonny Lee's concern-- she's with the Center for Bariatric Medicine in Roanoke, and is with us in the studio.
SUPER=01-Bonny Lee/Center for Bariatric Medicine; :
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SUPER=04-File Tape;
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ANCHOR=Connie

two shot
Bonny Lee, thanks for joining us today-- offering up another perspective on this issue.
ANCHOR=CONNIE


Let's delve now into sports-- more on Mike Tyson, last night's all-star game...lotsa stuff...here's Mike Stevens. go to mike



S5-Tyson


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#st5-28
GRAPHIC=two minute ticker


As Jean told you at the top of the newscast, the Nevada State athletic commission
SS=TYSON

stopped short of knocking Mike Tyson out for good, but still left the former champ staggered.
Tyson's license is suspended for a year and he loses $3 million dollars of his purse.
The state's attorney general's office recommended the penalties.
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IN Q="The...

((GORDON FINK/DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL:))
SUPER=01-Gordon Fink/Deputy Attorney General; :00
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OUT Q=...NOT BE ENOUGH."
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S5-Baseball


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-29
GRAPHIC=MLB ALL-STAR GAME


The Major league baseball all-star game didn't end until nearly 11:30 last night, and if you fell asleep before the end, you missed a storybook ending.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Cleveland/Fox; :00


The beginning, however, wasn't so great for Albert Belle who was booed in his old park and never played.
Larry Walker finally got to play against Randy Johnson. And after watching a fastball fly over his head, Walker switched sides of the plate and turned his hat around backwards.
He says he wanted to look like Shultz on the Hogan's Heroes.
The Mariners' Edgar Martinez got the scoring started as he rips a solo homer off Greg Maddux in the bottom of the second to make it 1-to-nothing.
The AL also got plenty of defensive help. Look at Cal Ripken Junior with the barehanded pickup an throw to first to gun down Jeff Blauser.
The National stars finally tied the game in the 7th as the Braves Jave Lopez hit a solo homer in his first ever all-star at bat off the fair pole in left field.
SUPER=35-American League/3/National League/1/Alomar Named MVP;


But in the bottom of the 7th, hometown favorite Sandy Alomar, the Indians catcher put the AL stars back on top for good with a two run homer.
The American League wins it 3 to 1.
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IN Q=

((SANDY ALOMAR/ALL-STAR GAME MVP:)) ((SHAWN ESTES/GAVE UP WINNING HOMER:)) ((ROBERTO ALOMAR/SANDY'S BROTHER:)) ((CHIPPER JONES/N.L. ALL-STAR:))
SUPER=01-Sandy Alomar/All-Star Game MVP; :00
SUPER=01-Shawn Estes/Losing Pitcher; :08
SUPER=01-Roberto Alomar/Sandy's Brother; :15
SUPER=01-Chipper Jones/N. L. All-Star; :24
RUNS=:34
OUT Q=TOO MUCH OFFENSE."
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=TWO MINUTE TICKER


Coming up at six, we'll talk about offense in football, as new UVa offensive coordinator Sparky Woods dropped in the valley today.
We'll get his thoughts on the Cavs 97 campaign on News 7 at 6.
Have a good evening folks. take a break

5-KICKER


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=AMO
TAPE#NET-H
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Finally tonight...thrill seekers got more than they bargained for on a roller coaster ride in Opryland..
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Nashville, TN


Firefighters and rescue crews plucked eight people from the top of the "Hangman" after it got stuck midway through the riding cycle.
The roller coaster passengers were stranded 170 feet in the air.
It took fire fighters about six hours to rescue all the riders.
The Hangman lasts about one minute-- with several loops and corkscrews.
No one on board was injured...
Officials at the Tennessee park did not know why the attraction jammed-- but believe it may have something to do with a broken piece of plastic that allows the coaster to move along the tracks.
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bye


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


That's NEWS-7 at FIVE...
For more news later tonight--full screen
Join Connie Stevens over on WEFC, for NEWS-7 Primetime-- tonight at 10. Thanks for watching NEWS-7 at FIVE...good night. ANCHOR=Jean