06:00-01

E-Bedford-Ax

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-43
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


A man out riding his bike last night was killed, allegedly in a hit and run.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


The 42- year- old man was riding his bicycle on Route 4-60 near the Terrace Restaurant when he was struck by the car.
Authorities searched for more than an hour for a green ford vehicle spotted by witnesses.
State Police say they caught up with a suspect-.
The man is now in custody.
Police have not yet released the victim's identity.
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P-bosnia


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-27
GRAPHIC=bosnia peacekeepers


American forces provided transportation for a successful capture of three accused war criminals in Bosnia yesterday.
A fourth suspect was shot and killed.
Meanwhile some soldiers from Danville told their families they knew the situation there was heating up.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/Last Month;


When David Jones was home on leave last month, he told his father there was more going on in Bosnia, than most people on U-S soil realize.
Bobby Jones says hearing about yesterday's shooting makes him want to cry.
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SOT
IN Q=

(( ))
SUPER=01-Bobby Jones/Soldier's Father;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=catching hell.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bosnia;


Major Tom Wilkinson of the National Guard does NOT believe the Danville troops were involved in the incident.
But Jones says his son's job has been delivering mail and supplies to British troops, stationed near the shootout.
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Clinton


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=clinton


President Clinton is in Romania this morning, a country he kept from joining the NATO alliance this week.
He's expected to praise the country for steps it's taken away from communism and toward democracy.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Warsaw, Poland;


Yesterday, the President made a stop in Poland which is one of the eastern European countries in line for NATO admittance.
At a dinner with the Polish president, Mr. Clinton recognized General John Shalikashvili, a native son of Poland who is currently the United States' chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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Joe-Camel


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=tobacco under fire


President Clinton is hailing a decision by R-J Reynolds to drop its controversial mascot.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Yesterday, the Tobacco giant said it was retiring Joe Camel and replacing him with the ordinary, more lifelike camel that already appears on its cigarette packs.
Mr. Clinton says the decision is a step toward ending the marketing of cigarettes to children.
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E-Science-Values


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-38
GRAPHIC=None


Earlier this year scientists unveiled the first cloned sheep, sparking controversy over whether men of science were playing God.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


Balancing scientific progress with ethical values is the focus of a summer program at Randolph Macon Woman's College.
Fifteen high school students from around the country are learning not only HOW sheep are cloned, but WHY.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 4:15:22
IN Q=We'll be talking

((DR. ANN FABIRKIEWICZ/RMWC CHEMISTRY PROFESSOR: WE'LL BE TALKING ABOUT DOLLY AND WHY THEY MADE THE SHEEP AND HOW THEY MADE THE SHEEP AND WHERE THAT COULD LEAD MAYBE NEXT, STARTING TOMORROW AND GOING INTO MONDAY AND THEN TALKING ABOUT SOME OF THE MORE MEDICALLY- RELATED ETHICAL ISSUES.))
SUPER=01-Ann Fabirkiewicz/RMWC Chemistry Professor; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=ethical issues.
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VO-NAT


The four-week course will also tackle issues like in-vitro fertilization and assisted suicide.
The students will receive college credit for completing the classes.
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P-Moon


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-42
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Senator Chuck Robb recommended Norman Moon to become the next federal judge for the Western District of Virginia.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Judge Moon has been CHIEF Judge of the state appeals court since 19-93.
He's been on the appellate court since it was created in 19-85.
The 61- year- old was a circuit judge in Lynchburg for 11 years before that.
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E-GE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-32
GRAPHIC=General Electric


Some confusion as to job stability for workers at the Salem General Electric plant.
Len Besthoff explains.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=GE management
SUPER=03-Salem; :00
SUPER=01-Les Brown/GE Employee; :15
SUPER=01-Kyle Gravely/GE Employee; :38
SUPER=04-Wednesday; :51
SUPER=@Len1; 57
RUNS=1:08
OUT Q=LB, News-7.

((ge cover
GE management told at least several dozen production workers that 160 layoffs were on the way...pre pro list that, in addition to a limited workforce for a two week period, and a one day plant shutdown.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:59:19
IN Q=The 18th

(( ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=five- fifty.

more cover
Employees say a few hours later though, the company backtracked on the layoffs and maybe the other moves as well, leaving workers wondering, who's in charge here?
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SOT 15:11:04 ge today tape
IN Q=Well it's kinda

(( ))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=was laid off.

shots plant or ratification wednesday
This ironically comes on the heels of the ratification of a new contract by GE union workers.
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SOT 18:06:29 ge today tape
IN Q=Now GE says

(( ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=LB News7.

))

P-Foster


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#597-22
GRAPHIC=O.S. Foster


The man Roanoke County residents elected as their Sheriff five times has died.
State Trooper O-S Foster first ran for the job in 19-67 and served 20 years as Sheriff.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem/1972


Foster was a competitive Republican politician.
He devoted much of his career in law enforcement to upgrading requirements for his deputies and enhancing their public image.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 5:40
IN Q=My personal

((O.S. FOSTER/ROANOKE CO. SHERIFF/MAY 16, 1972: MY PERSONAL OPINION IS THAT THE LAW-ABIDING CITIZEN HAS GREATER RESPECT FOR POLICE OFFICERS THAN IT EVER HAS IN THE HISTORY OF OUR COUNTRY. BY THE SAME TOKEN, I THINK THE RADICAL AND THE CRIMINAL ELEMENT PROBABLY HAS LESS RESPECT THAN IT'S EVER HAD. ))
SUPER=10-O. S. Foster/Roanoke Co. Sheriff/May 16, 1972;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=it's ever had.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Foster retired ten years ago, after county voters rejected a referendum to transform the Sheriff's Office into an independent police department.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=HOLD


O-S Foster died Wednesday-- he was 68.

P-Prices-Fork


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#597-30
GRAPHIC=NONE


Concern over whether a Montgomery County community will become a town brought out nearly 40 people to an informational meeting last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Prices Fork;


A residential committee is leading the movement to give Prices Fork town status.
Many at last night's meeting are undecided on the issue.
Those who support it, say it would give residents more of a voice, while preserving the area's history.
(/////SOT/////)

1;24:04
SOT
IN Q=It is

((JIM NOONKESTER/TOWN STATUS SUPPORTER:IT IS IMPORTANT TO US, TO RETAIN OUR COMMUNITY, THE IDENTITY OF OUR COMMUNITY, AND THE HISTORY OF OUR COMMUNITY, IT'S IMPORTANT TO US, AND IT'S HARD TO UNDERSTAND UNLESS YOU HAVE LIVED A LONG TIME IN A COMMUNITY AND KNOW THE LONG HISTORY OF THE COMMUNITY.))
SUPER=01-Jim Noonkester/Town Status Supporter; :00
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=the community.
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VO-NAT


In Virginia, there are just a few communities that have established town status since the early 19-80's.
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P-Radar-Patrol


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#597-23
GRAPHIC=none


The community of Prices fork and other Montgomery County communities now have a new way to crack down on speeders.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;


Sheriff Doug Marrs is using a "dummy" dressed in a deputy's uniform to crack down on speeding.
He says speeding is the biggest complaint his office receives.
Yesterday was the mannequin deputy's first day on the job.
He spent the afternoon running radar just outside Christiansburg.
(/////SOT/////)

19:04:01
SOT
IN Q=I want

((DOUG MARRS/MONTGOMERY CO. SHERIFF:I WANT THE PEOPLE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY TO REALIZE THAT EVEN THOUGHT THEY SEE THE DEPUTY AND CAN START RECOGNIZING THE DUMMY DEPUTY, THAT DOESN'T MEAN THAT THERE WON'T BE ANOTHER DEPUTY DOWN THE ROAD A LITTLE FURTHER SOMEWHERE. ))
SUPER=01-Doug Marrs/Montgomery Co. Sheriff; :00
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=somewhere.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Sheriff Marrs says the concept has been used for a number of years in other states and appears to be working.
The "dummy" deputy cost about 300- dollars.
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S-Bosnia


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-41
GRAPHIC=Bosnia Peacekeepers


The Senate resumes debate today on whether to halt funding for the U-S troop deployment in Bosnia.
Some senators fault the resolution's timing, noting it comes as NATO begins a crackdown on suspected war criminals in Bosnia.
Yesterday one suspected war criminal was killed and three more arrested in a shootout.
Meanwhile soldiers' families in Danville say they sensed the situation was heating up.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=

(( ))
SUPER=01-Bobby Jones/Soldier's Father
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=your last step
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bosnia;


Major Tom Wilkinson of the National Guard does not believe Danville troops were involved in the shootout.
But Bobby Jones says his son delivered mail and supplies to British troops, which were stationed near the incident.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=it breaks my heart

(( ))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=son killed
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Jones is hopeful his son will return home as scheduled this fall.
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PLANE-TURBULENCE


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


One passenger says "it was like running into a brick wall at 600 miles an hour."
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Denver, CO;


At least 22 people were injured yesterday when an American Airlines jet heading to New York from Seattle ran into severe turbulence over North Dakota.
Flight 2-42 was then diverted to Denver so the injured passengers could be treated.
Most suffered cuts, scrapes, bruises and sore necks.
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TWA


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=WIPE/WIPE/WIPE
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


With less than one week until the one year anniversary of the crash of T-W-A flight 800 F-B-I investigator plan to conduct new tests to try to determine what brought down the 7-47.
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


The announcement was made yesterday at a congressional hearing.
Investigators will try to duplicate conditions on the doomed flight.
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E-Gambling-Hotline


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-40
GRAPHIC=None

***anchor tag with pinnacle page**
Thirty-thousand dollars of Virginia lottery money is leaving Virginia for Texas.
That's the payment for counseling services.
Ellen Qualls reports on the new hotline for problem gamblers.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=This is NOT
SUPER=01-Ed Scarborough/Virginia Lottery; :12
SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape; :28
SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:06
RUNS=1:18
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.

(( This is NOT where you get the winning numbers.
NAT SOT CALL

((THIS IS THE VIRGINIA LOTTERY PROBLEM GAMBLERS HOTLINE))
RUNS=:04


It's where you call if you're losing -- and losing it.
sot 15:58:54

((ED SCARBOROUGH/VIRGINIA LOTTERY: THE PERSON WILL IMMEDIATELY START TO LISTEN. AND THAT'S THE BIG ISSUE. "TELL ME WHAT'S GOING ON" IS WHAT THAT PERSON'S GOING TO SAY, AND USUALLY BY THE TIME SOMEBODY'S GONNA GET TO THE POINT OF CALLING A HELP LINE THEY'VE GOT A STORY TO TELL.))
runs=:12


The Virginia General Assembly simply mandated some kind of hotline.
To Lottery director Penny Kyle that meant a 30- thousand dollar plus phone bills contract with professional counselors at the Texas Council on Problem and Compulsive Gambling.
sot 16:03:48

((WE DON'T WANT ANYBODY SUFFERING ANY KIND OF UNMANAGEABILITY AS A RESULT OF COMING IN CONTACT WITH OUR PRODUCTS. AND I THINK THAT'S PRETTY MUCH A NO-BRAINER AS THEY SAY. BUT IT'S ALSO IMPORTANT TO THE WHOLE LOTTERY PROCESS THAT WE DO THIS AND DO THIS RIGHT.))
runs=:17


Some of the six Virginians who've made the call say they feel they just can't win: there are only five Gamblers Anonymous programs to which they can be referred... and one in Roanoke is the only one west of Richmond.
sot standup 16:47:27

((THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PUT A ONE YEAR SUNSET CLAUSE ON THE LEGISLATION. SO WHEN THE PHONE BILLS COME IN, LAWMAKERS CAN DECIDE IF THEY WANT TO PULL THE MONEY OUT OF THE PROGRAM...OR LET IT RIDE.))
runs=:14


Ellen Qualls News 7 Richmond)) WIPE essC 1050
ANCHOR=Melanie


The Gambling number hotline is 1-888-532-3500. It's manned 24 hours a day.

S-Goodwill


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-34
GRAPHIC=none


A groundbreaking in Danville will mean more jobs and training programs this fall.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Children brought shovels to celebrate a groundbreaking ceremony yesterday.
Goodwill charities is building a two-story facility on Westover Drive.
Executive Director Mark Segall says the goal is to prepare people for competitive jobs.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=

(( ))
SUPER=01-Mark Segall/Executive Director
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=this month.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Twenty-five new jobs will be created by the opening in October.
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2-E-Bedford-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-43
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


A man was out riding his bike last night when he was hit by a car- and killed.
Meanwhile the car's driver sped off.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


The 42- year- old man was riding his bicycle on Route 4-60 near the Terrace Restaurant when he was struck by the car.
Authorities searched for more than an hour for a green ford vehicle spotted by witnesses.
State Police say they caught up with a suspect-. The man is now in custody.
Police have not yet released the victim's identity.
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2-E-GE


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-32
GRAPHIC=General Electric


Workers at the Salem General Electric plant are not certain of their jobs this morning.
Yesterday they got word of layoffs, but then things changed.
Len Besthoff explains.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=GE management
SUPER=03-Salem; :00
SUPER=01-Les Brown/GE Employee; :15
SUPER=01-Kyle Gravely/GE Employee; :38
SUPER=04-Wednesday; :51
SUPER=@Len1; 57
RUNS=1:08
OUT Q=LB, News-7.

((ge cover
GE management told at least several dozen production workers that 160 layoffs were on the way...pre pro list that, in addition to a limited workforce for a two week period, and a one day plant shutdown.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:59:19
IN Q=The 18th

(( ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=five- fifty.

more cover
Employees say a few hours later though, the company backtracked on the layoffs and maybe the other moves as well, leaving workers wondering, who's in charge here?
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:11:04 ge today tape
IN Q=Well it's kinda

(( ))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=was laid off.

shots plant or ratification wednesday
This ironically comes on the heels of the ratification of a new contract by GE union workers.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 18:06:29 ge today tape
IN Q=Now GE says

(( ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=LB News7.

))

E-Foster


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHU
TAPE#97-37
GRAPHIC=0.S. Foster


Retired Roanoke County Sheriff O-S Foster died Wednesday.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./1987;


During his 20-year tenure in office, Foster expanded the department from 30 employees to more than 175, including a SWAT team.
It was the first sheriff's office in the state with its own detective division.
He took pride in the way his deputies were perceived by the public.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 4:05
IN Q=I think most

((O.S. FOSTER/ROANOKE CO. SHERIFF/MAY 16, 1972: I THINK MOST POLICE AGENCIES- - ADMINISTRATORS OF THESE ORGANIZATIONS- -HAVE SEEN A DEFINITE NEED TO IMPROVE POLICE-COMMUNITY RELATIONS. MUCH EMPHASIS HAS BEEN PUT ON CHANGING THE IMAGE OF THE POLICE OFFICER. BY THE SAME TOKEN, I THINK THERE'S A DEFINITE NEED ON THE PART OF THE CITIZENS TO CHANGE THEIR OPINION OF WHAT THEY THINK A POLICE OFFICER IS.))
SUPER=10-O. S. Foster/Roanoke Co. Sheriff/May 16, 1972;
RUNS=:24
OUT Q=police officer is.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


O-S Foster was 68.

E-Radar-Patrol


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-33
GRAPHIC=None


You may be surprised by the new officer manning the radar gun in Montgomery County.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;


Sheriff Doug Marrs is using a "dummy" deputy to get people to slow down.
Yesterday was the mannequin's first day on the job.
He spent the afternoon running radar just outside Christiansburg.
Marrs says speeding is the biggest complaint he hears but says his staff can only do so much.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=One of the

((DOUG MARRS/MONTGOMERY CO. SHERIFF:ONE OF THE THINGS THAT WE HAVE A PROBLEM WITH IS MANPOWER, ANYWAY, SO WHEN WE HAVE A VEHICLE, WE CAN TAKE IT OUT AND IT'S SITTING STATIONARY, IT DETERS A LOT AND LEAVES A DEPUTY TO GO ON ABOUT HIS DUTIES. ))
SUPER=01-Doug Marrs/Montgomery Co. Sheriff; :00
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=his duties.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The "dummy" cost about 300-dollars.
Marrs read about the concept in a magazine-- and says it appears to be working in other states.
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E-Deerring


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


A North Carolina woman faces animal cruelty charges after she pierced the ears of a baby deer and put earrings on it.
Bettie Phillips says she thought the fawn would look pretty that way.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Harrisonburg;


Police found the deer in the back of a pickup truck after receiving an anonymous tip.
Phillips says she came across the fawn on the side of the road last week and wanted to adopt it.
She said if it is okay to pierce a little girl's ears, it should be all right to pierce a deer's.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=MLB


In baseball,
Manny Alexander homered and later added the go-ahead triple in the ninth inning of the New York Mets' fourth straight win in Atlanta.
For last night's scores from the women's hardwood and the major and minor league diamonds, let's check the scoreboards.
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SUPER=0091-/Detroit/3/j/New York/10////Cleveland/2/j/Minnesota/8///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-j/Chicago/6//Kansas City/3////Texas/9/j/Seattle/12///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-j/Houston/7//Pittsburgh/0///j/New York/10//Atlanta/7///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-j/San Diego/11//Colorado/5////San Francisco/0/j/Los Angeles/11///;
SUPER=X5011;
SUPER=0093-/Salem/2/j/Lynchburg/3///;
SUPER=x5012;
SUPER=0105-/Princeton/1/j/Danville/6///j/Martinsville/9//Kingsport/8///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0105-/Bluefield/4/j/Pulaski/12///j/Bluefield/2//Pulaski/1///;
SUPER=x5032;
SUPER=0114-/Sacramento/60/j/Cleveland/77////Charlotte/48/j/New York/62///;
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