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Next on News 7-
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New details of Jon Bonet Ramsey's murder
160 jobs will go at General Electric in Salem.
Plus find out why some folks say their neighborhood is contaminated with pesticides.
And the news anchor who quit rather than work with Jerry springer- gets a new job.
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News 7 is next.

Newsbreak


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Good Evening.
New information is released about Jon Bonet Ramsey's murder.
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SUPER=@File;


Autopsy details reveal Ramsey had her skull fractured by a blow to the head- and may have been sexually assaulted before being strangled.
SUPER=03-Covington;


A farming company sprayed a Covington cornfield with chemicals.
Then just a few days later neighbors noticed their trees were dying.
Tonight we'll hear from Covington residents-
SUPER=03-Chicago;

The news anchor who made headlines when she quit rather than work with Jerry Springer- is heading to a new job at CBS.
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ANCHOR=Jean


Join us for News 7 at eleven.

GE-Layoffs


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-37
GRAPHIC=General Electric


Last week General Electric workers in Salem got a new contract.
This week, they get word of 160 layoffs and a partial plant shutdown.
Len Besthoff reports.
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For the past few days 900 production workers at the Salem G-E plant had the prospect of impending layoffs hanging over them.
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IN Q=It's something

((DENNIS PARKS/GE EMPLOYEE: IT'S SOMETHING DEFINITE THIS TIME.))
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They now know the details of G-E's cost cutting plan.
It includes the indefinite reduction of about 160 hourly jobs, plus a two week partial shutdown that affects nearly everyone in production.
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((THERE'S NO JOB SECURITY. IT'S ALL I CAN TELL YOU, BAD MANAGEMENT.))
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The company explains it doesn't have enough work on the factory floor to maintain current employment.
This marks the third layoff this year at G-E, leaving some wondering about the future of the industrial drives plant.
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IN Q=I'm not sure

((LES BROWN/LAID OFF GE EMPLOYEE: I'M NOT SURE. I DON'T KNOW IF THE WORK IS BEING OUTSOURCED OR WHAT.))
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OUT Q=or what.


Even the salaried side of the building hasn't been immune to cutbacks.
125 pink slips went out there last month.
Len Besthoff, News-7.

Bluestone-Farms


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-53
GRAPHIC=NONE


Some Covington residents say the cornfield next door is making them sick.
Eric Earnhart tells us why they're worried.
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SUPER=01-Brenda Fleming/Neighbor; :08
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SUPER=01-Wytina Ruble/Neighbor; :34
SUPER=01-Del. Creigh Deeds/(D)Warm Springs; 1:11
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(( The cornfield next door never bothered Brenda Flemming and her neighbors until May, when a work crew arrived and started spraying.
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SOT 15:14:18
IN Q=it did spray the fields

((BRENDA FLEMING/NEIGHBOR; IT DID SPRAY THE FIELDS, IT WAS VERY WINDY THAT DAY AND WHEN THEY WOULD COME OUT OF THE FIELD TO TURN TO GO BACK IN THEY NEVER CUT THE SPRAYERS OFF. ))
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OUT Q=the sprayers off


15:32:15 NEIGHBORS SAY THEIR CONCERN INTENSIFIED WHEN THEY NOTICED WHAT WAS HAPPENING TO THE TREES IN THEIR YARDS.
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The leaves on several large trees around their houses began to shrivel up.
And then they say some people got sick... Wytina Ruble has asthma, but says this time the sickness was something new.
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IN Q=whenever I get sick

((WYTINA RUBLE/NEIGHBOR; USUALLY WHENEVER I GET SICK I RUN A FEVER, THIS TIME I DID NOT RUN FEVER, I WENT TO THE DOCTOR AND HE ASKED ME IF I'D BEEN INTO ANYTHING AND I TOLD HIM AND HE SAID, IF YOU SEE THEM SPRAY, RUN. ))
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OUT Q=them spray, run


Residents called state agriculture officials, who told them the chemicals sprayed were the herbicides paraquat and atrazine.
The say they also called the company growing the corn, Bluestone Farms, and an official told them there was nothing they could do but apologize.
Delegate Creigh Deeds looked over the site, and has spoken with Virginia Department of Agriculture about it.
He says there's no evidence that anyone did anything illegal, but there is cause for concern.
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SOT 15:13:04
IN Q=it doesn't sound good

((DEL. CREIGH DEEDS/(D) 18TH DISTRICT; IT DOESN'T SOUND GOOD, IT SOUNDS LIKE THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE HERE HAVE HAD SIGNIFICANT PROBLEMS WITH BREATHING AND OTHER HEALTH RELATED PROBLEMS, IT SOUNDS LIKE THERE'S ENOUGH THAT'S HAPPENED HERE TO GIVE THEM SOME CAUSE FOR CONCERN ABOUT THEIR WATER AS WELL"
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OUT Q=water as well


Residents are drinking bottled water while the wait for test results on their wells... results they hope will give them back their peace of mind.
Eric Earnhart, News 7.
ANCHOR=Jean
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We tried to contact Bluestone Farmers at their West Virginia Headquarters, but no one answered the the phone this afternoon.))

Atlanta-Murder


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-33
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Four youngsters are arrested in Henry County for allegedly committing murder and robbery in Georgia.
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SUPER=03-Martinsville;


Police rounded up the group after finding 19-year old Wayne Curtis Shaw and a 15-year old boy on the side of the road today with pocketfuls of marijuana.
Shaw had also refused to stop for police directing traffic in Henry County on Saturday.
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((SGT. HOWARD HONAKER/STATE POLICE: HE DIDN'T WANT TO STOP. THE TROOPER MADE HIM STOP AND WHEN HE ASKED FOR A DRIVER'S LICENCE THE SUBJECT COULD NOT PRODUCE ONE.))
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03-Martinsville;
State police arrested 20-year old Jeffrey Bohannan and 17-year old Elizabeth Weaver on Saturday night.
SUPER=03-Hall Co, Georgia;


Police say Weaver lured 18-year old Vernon Greer to a Georgia park Friday night.
She and the three males then allegedly stole Greer's car and drowned him in a nearby lake.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


20-year-old Shaw faces an extradition hearing tomorrow morning.
The other three will stand trial in Georgia.

Family-Life


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#97-42
GRAPHIC=Education


State Board of education member Brandon Bell is in Roanoke tonight attending one of four meetings across the Commonwealth.
The meetings are designed to give Virginians a chance to address pending changes in the public school system.
Double Boxes=Jean/Freiden Microwave


Andrew Freiden joins us from Cave Spring High School.
Andrew, what seems to be on most people's minds tonight.
SUPER=@Andrew1;
SUPER=05-Roanoke Co.;

((Rollcue:local school systems decide ))
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SUPER=01-Jeremy Baldwin/Student; :20
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((Andrew adlibs then interviews Morgan Griffith))
SUPER=@Griffith;
Double Boxes=Jean/Andrew

What about vocational and fine arts electives? Do those still need to be decided?

Ramsey


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Ramsey


New details about the murder of 6 year old Jon Bonet Ramsey.
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SUPER=@File;


An autopsy report confirms Ramseys skull was fractured by a blow to the head- and she may have been sexually assaulted before being strangled.
A court released the autopsy despite arguments from prosecutors who wanted to keep the information sealed.
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((MADELINE MASON/BOULDER COUNTY ATTORNEY: IF THAT SAME PIECE OF INFORMATION NOW COMES OUT IN THE AUTOPSY REPORT, AND SOMEONE COMES IN AND TELLS YOU THAT, YOU DON'T KNOW HOW TO EVALUATE IT, YOU DON'T KNOW IF IT'S FROM THE AUTOPSY REPORT OF IF IT'S GENUINE FIRST HAND KNOWLEGE))
SUPER=01-Madeline Mason/Boulder County Attorney;
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OUT Q=first hand knowlege
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The child's body was found in the family's basement December 26th.
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Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
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Still to come on our newscast, a bridge collapse injures dozens at the Jewish Olympics,
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and we'll tell you why a flight could help investigators solve the mystery behind last year's T-W-A explosion.
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wx ad lib Roll Lake Level MUSIC UP FULL
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Roll
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Floyd-Fatal


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-32
GRAPHIC=Fatal accident


A man is dead tonight after a front-end loader overturns on top of him.
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SUPER=03-Floyd Co.;


The accident happened this afternoon off of Sweet Annie Drive in Floyd County.
It took rescue workers nearly six hours to remove 62-year-old Allen Junior Nichols.
He was apparently using the loader to remove the top of a small house--when the vehicle toppled over.
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((LT. BILL MEADOR/ROANOKE CO. FIRE & RESCUE: HE APPARENTLY GO TOO CLOSE TO A SMALL EMBANKMENT, ROLLED OVER ON THE EMBANKMENT AND WAS CRUSHED BY THE VEHICLE ))
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Authorities say Nichols died at the scene.
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Israel-Collapse


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=none


The opening of the 15th Jewish Olympics is marred by disaster-
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SUPER=03-Ramat Gan, Israel;


A bridge leading to the stadium collapsed- killing two people and wounding 64 others.
About 100 Australian athletes were in the middle of the bridge- heading for the stadium when the bridge came crashing down.
Athletes from 53 counties are competing in the games.
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TWA


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Plane Crash Investigation


Almost one year after TWA flight 800 exploded- the investigation takes to the skies.
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SUPER=03-New York, NY;


A look alike jet took off from JFK Airport-
Investigators are re-creating the fatal flight to examine the center fuel tank-
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((JIM HALL/NTSB CHAIRMAN; WE'VE BEEN VERY CAREFUL OF COURSE TO ENSURE WE'VE ENGINEERED OUT ANY RISK THAT MIGHT BE INVOVLED IN THE FLIGHT BUT WE HOPE IT'L GIVE US A VERY GOOD IDEA OF WHAT HAPPENED ON TWO 800.))
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Today's flight is the first in a series concentrating on six different scenarios that could have led to the explosion.
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Simpson


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Simpson


It's going- it's going- It's gone for more than 2 and half million dollars.
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SUPER=03-Norwalk, CA;


O-J Simpson's estate is sold at auction- to the bank that foreclosed on the house.
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((WILCOCKS HALL/BANK REP: THE BANK BID AGAINST THE FIELD. THE BANK BID AGAINST THE FIELD. THEY FIGURED THEY'LL SELL IT MAKING MROE MONEY THAN JUST TAKING BACK THEIR LOAN.))
SUPER=01-Wilcocks Hall/Bank Representative;
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The five bedroom estate comes with a tennis court- swimming pool and guest house.
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((ELAINE YOUNG/FORMER REALTOR: THE HOUSE IS SO INFAMOUS. I THINK SOMEONE WOULD WANT TO BUY IT JUST TO SAY THEY BOUGHT THAT HOUSE.))
SUPER=01-Elaine Young/Former Realtor;
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Young sold the estate to Simpson 20 years ago for 650 thousand dollars.
It's now worth about 4 million.
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Barnard


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-36
GRAPHIC=NONE


A high school basketball coach was acquitted today on an assault charge.
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SUPER=03-Salem


Coach Paul Barnard (buh-NARD) had been accused of "bumping" a 16-year old player on the team with his chest and shoulder.
The boy's father swore out the warrant, even as the coach accused Billy Belcher of knocking him to the floor at William Byrd High School May 29th.
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((I SIMPLY DID NOT TOUCH COACH BARNARD. I WANTED TO TOUCH HIM. I SURE DID. IT TOOK ALL OF MY BEING TO KEEP FROM DOING THAT. ))
SUPER=01-Billy Belcher/Byrd Basketball Booster Club Pres.
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Belcher had been incensed, because he felt the coach wasn't doing anything about reports of theft in the team locker room.
SUPER=@file


Judge George Harris dismissed charges against the coach.
Upon hearing that Belcher planned to resign as booster club president and that his boys had quit the team, the judge stopped short of convicting Belcher.
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IN Q=

((IF THEY CHOOSE TO PLAY OR DON'T PLAY, THAT'S THEIR DECISION. I'LL HAVE TO TAKE THEM FROM WHERE THEY ARE NOW. IT WAS SAID IN COURT TODAY THAT THEY'RE NOT GOING TO PLAY. SO I ASSUME THEY'RE NOT GOING TO PLAY. At some level you've got to be relied that that conflict has been removed. OH YEAH, IT'S BEEN HARD. ))
SUPER=01-Paul Barnard/Wm Byrd Basketball Coach
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OUT Q=it's been hard
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He says its not as hard on him as it is on his family.

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NEWSCAST=11p
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Later on News 7 at Eleven, a new type of toothpaste is heading to market, but this one has more in common with soap,
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and Bedford County's sheriff department puts some teeth in the fight against drugs.
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Marin-CBS


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


She's the anchor who quit rather than work with tabloid talk show host Jerry Springer.
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SUPER=03-Chicago;


Now Chicago's Carol (Marine) Marin will work for CBS-
In May, Marin resigned from WMAQ-TV after the station hired Springer to do "commentary" during the news.
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((T'S A THRILL FOR ME TO BE GREETED BY A SMILING GENERAL MANAGER THAT HASN'T HAPPEND IN AWHILE.))
SUPER=01-Carol Marin/CBS News Contributor;
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OUT Q=in awhile."
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Marin will be a Chicago based reporter for Bryant Gumbel's new primetime news show.
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Bedford-Dogs


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-40
GRAPHIC=NONE


Some four- legged officers are looking to make an impact in the war on drugs in Bedford County.
Steve Smallshaw explains how local businesses have chipped in to help the sheriff's department offer round- the- clock canine patrol.
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SUPER=01-Lt. Kent Robey/Bedford Co. Sheriff's Dept.; :36
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SUPER=01-Mike Brown/Bedford Co. Sheriff; 1:19
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(( They're smart, they've got a nose for crime and they'll work for dog biscuits.
Meet the three newest members of the Bedford County sheriff's department.
It costs six thousand dollars to buy and train a good drug dog.. the county could only afford one, but business owners Betty and David Schuette had no
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IN Q=Our law

((BETTY SCHUETTE/REGAL MEDICAL SERVICES: OUR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS NEED ALL THE HELP THEY CAN GET OUT THERE AND I DON'T THINK YOU CAN PUT A DOLLAR VALUE ON THEIR LIFE.))
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OUT Q=on their life.


Rico and Volco are both Belgian Malinois', which authorities say are quick, hard-working dogs that don't tire easily.
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IN Q=That's what I

((LT. KENT ROBEY/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: THAT'S WHAT I LIKE ABOUT THEM, THEY DON'T HAVE TO GO THROUGH A PATTERN OF SEARCHES. IF IT'S CLOSE BY THEY'RE GOING TO FIND IT.))
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Standup 2:07:58
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((Most of Bedford County's drug interdiction has taken place on the county's major highways, and this is where deputies say drug dogs can really help out. If a deputy has stopped a vehicle that he feels might be carrying illegal drugs, but he doesn't have enough probable cause to search the car.. a drug-sniffing dog can make all the difference.))
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OUT Q=a difference.
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IN Q=I just give

((IRV PAGAN/BEDFORD CO. DEPUTY: I JUST GIVE HIM THE COMMAND TO SEARCH, OR FETCH- FIND, AND HE'LL JUST GO SWEEPING THE CAR, AND IF THERE'S SOMETHING IN THE CAR THAT WE DON'T KNOW ABOUT OR SHOULDN'T BE THERE, HE'S GOING TO ALERT ON THAT AND WE'RE GOING TO ACT ON THAT. HE GIVES US THE PROBABLE CAUSE TO DO A LITTLE BIT MORE IN- DEPTH SEARCH INSIDE THE VEHICLE.))
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OUT Q=inside the vehicle.


And with one dog for each shift, the county will be well- covered.
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IN Q=But this will

((MIKE BROWN/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF: BUT THIS WILL PUT THE DOG IN THE COUNTY AND INSTEAD OF TAKING 35, 40 MINUTES, MAYBE AN HOUR GETTING A DOG TO A LOCATION, WE CAN HAVE HIM THERE IN JUST A MATTER OF MINUTES.))
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With every ounce of drugs they turn up, it's just a matter of TIME before these canines pay for themselves.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Bedford.)) Wx-Tape
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S-Score


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

Hillcats - Durham highlights from Lynchburg plus, a training camp update along with soccer, racing and public address announcing.
But first, The VMI track and field team signed seven athletes to scholarship papers today, including the first two female scholarship athletes in the 158 year history of the school.
Rachel Love, a distance runner from Emmaus, Pennsylvania and discus thrower Kelly Sullivan from Jackson, Georgia will both join head coach Mike Bozeman.
Now the scores.
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S-Hillcats


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


With the Durham Bulls moving up to the Triple-A ranks next year, last night marked the club's final trip to City Stadium to battle the Hillcats.
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SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Bulls vs. Hillcats; :00


The heat may have kept some folks home and that's a shame because the Cats were cooking in the mid innings.
With Lynchburg up one to nothing, Derek Swafford hits one straight up the middle and chases home Mike Asche to make it two to nothing in the bottom of the 5th.
Later in the that frame, Shon Walker lifts one to right field. The outfielder makes the catch, but Swafford tags on the sac fly, and
SUPER=37-Durham/9/Lynchburg/5/Final In 11;


Lynchburg takes 3-to-zip lead.
But Durham comes back to win it 9-to-5 in 11 innings.
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S-Orioles


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


The Baltimore Orioles used a six runs sixth inning last night to snap what else, but a six game slide.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD/Jays vs. O's; :00


The Orioles beat the Jays 9-to-5 as Brady Anderson, Geronimo Berroa, and B.J. Surhoff each homered.
Anderson now has 8 homers on the SUPER=35-Toronto/5/Baltimore/9;

year, last year at this point he had over 30.
O's win by 4.
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S-Camp


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-16
GRAPHIC=NFL


The Redskins aren't scheduled to check into Frostburg, Maryland until this Thursday night.
But a number of NFL clubs are not only in camp but already in trouble.
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SUPER=03-Lake Forest, IL/Bears Camp;:00


Bears head coach Dave Wanstadt was riding his team pretty hard yesterd as it opened camp in Lake Forest, Illinois.
Among those in attendance was prized draft pick running back Darnell Autry.
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IN Q="You know...

((DARNELL AUTRY/BEARS ROOKIE RUNNING BACK:))
SUPER=01-Darnell Autry/Bears Rookie Running Back; :00
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=...HAVE ANYWAY."
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SUPER=03-Pontiac, MI/Lions Camp;


While the Bears have their full complement of backs, first year Lions boss Bobby Ross is without running back Barry Sanders, who is again holding out for more money.
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IN Q="I WOULD

((BOBBY ROSS/LIONS HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Bobby Ross/Lions Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=...IGNORE IT.
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SUPER=03-Buffalo, NY/Bills Camp;


Bruce Smith still hasn't shown up at the Bills camp in Buffalo, but the post Jim Kelly era is well underway with Todd Collins as the team's new quarterback.
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IN Q=bite

((TODD COLLINS/BILLS QUARTERBACK: ))
SUPER=01-Todd Collins/Bills Quarterback; :00
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SUPER=03-Green Bay, WI/Packers Camp;


And the defending Super Bowl champ are not exactly taking it easy.
Take a look at the full contact drill and the nice tackle by William & Mary rookie Darren Sharper.
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S-Whitley


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-15
GRAPHIC=PANTHERS


The Panthers camp opens in Spartanburg, South Carolina this weekend
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SUPER=04-NFL;:00


and yesterday the team released center Curtis Whitely, the six year pro who played at Clemson.
Last season he was suspended for four games for violating the league's substance abuse policy.
His departure frees up $850 thousand dollars under the salary cap.
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The Phoenix International Raceway was purchased today by someone other than Bruton Smith, the man who controls Texas, Charlotte, and Bristol.
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International Speedway Corporation which owns, Daytona, Talladega, Darlington and Watkins Glen, purchased the 65 thousand seat one mile oval this morning.
One of the ISC's first priorities will be adding 25 thousand news seats.
Bill France Jr. is the CEO of International Speedway Corporation.

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Earlier this month Roy Stanley brought us the story of a group of area soccer players who were on their way to Europe.
Well, the Roanoke Stars 15 year old all-star team is not only safely across the Atlantic, but it is already winning.
Today the team beat the club from Stockholm, Sweden 2-to-nothing in its first match in the Gothia Cup tournament.
Kelly Ballard and Bruce Banning did today's scoring.

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Still coming your way tonight on News 7 sports, we'll head down to Lynchburg and
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check in with the Hillcats public address announcer, who soon may be taking his voice to UVA for cavalier football at Scott stadium.
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S-Chuck


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The minor leagues are intended to develop players and move them on the major leagues.
But this year the Lynchburg Hillcats have also seen their manager moe up.
And Travis Wells says yet another club member may be on the move.
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S-Ferrum


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When Hank Norton retired as Ferrum's head football coach in 1993 after 34 years of service to the school, he promised that he would spend his free time fishing.
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Well, here's proof that four years after walking away from the game Hank is keeping his word.
The latest issue of "The Rivah" the visitor's guide for tourists in the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula areas of the state features Big Hank on the cover doing a little light tackle fishing near his home in Deltaville.
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Toothpaste


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First- antibacterial soap. Now antibacterial toothpaste-
The Food and Drug Administration's approved Colgate Total.
It's shown to prevent gum disease- and the first toothpaste containing triclosan-- an antibacterial ingredient common in soap.
Meanwhile- bottled water may taste great but it could mean more fillings.
Scientists say people who drink bottled water or filtered tap water also filter out flouride.
Experts say if you use bottled water, look at other defenses against cavities and check with your dentist.

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