22:00-01

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SUPER=#4065
SUPER=70-Connie Stevens;
SUPER=70-Steve Mason;
ANCHOR=Connie
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IN Q=Next on News 7 Primetime

(( NEXT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...
THEY'RE BOARDING UP AND HEADING OUT IN MISSISSIPPI AND ALABAMA, AS HURRICANE DANNY THREATENS TO DUMP AS MUCH AS 20 INCHES OF RAIN IN SOME COMMUNITIES. HOPEFULLY WE WON'T GET A LOT OF DAMAGE, BUT YOU CAN'T NEVER TELL WHERE IT'S GOING TO END UP AT.
THE RADFORD UNIVERSITY CAMPUS IS GOING TO BE A LITTLE MORE CROWDED THIS FALL--THIS YEAR'S FRESHMAN CLASS IS ONE OF THE LARGEST IN RECENT YEARS.))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=recent years



top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's FRIDAY July 18th--
Our top story--
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VO-NAT


The pastor of a Roanoke church is arrested in Detroit, accused of fondling a woman.
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P-Priest


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=sta
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=News 7 Prime Time


Good evening I'm Connie Stevens--this is News 7 Prime Time on WEFC.
SS=Legal Scales


The 65 year old pastor of Saint Elias Catholic Church in Roanoke was charged after the incident yesterday.
Father Assad Awad is accused of fondling a 20 year old maid who was cleaning his room at the Westin Hotel in Detroit.
He allegedly grabbed the woman as she bent over to vaccuum.
Awad was in that city for a convention.
He has been head of Saint Elias for 25 years.

P-Henry-Murder


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#547-21
GRAPHIC=Shooting


For the second time this year Danny Hall stands accused of firing shots into a Henry County home.
This time he's also accused of murder.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co.;


Henry County Police say Hall sprayed dozens of rounds last night killing 23-year old David Lawson.
Hall's estranged wife Sandra was also shot in the upper right leg.
She is in good condition today at Baptist Hospital.
A third victim managed to escape without injury...
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SOT 12:32:10
IN Q=There were three

((LT. KIMMY NESTER/HENRY COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT.: THERE WERE THREE INDIVIDUALS IN THE HOUSE. THE TWO PEOPLE THAT I'VE LISTED AS BEING WOUNDED AND A 16-YEAR-OLD FEMALE. WE'RE NOT GIVING HER NAME AT THIS TIME BECAUSE OF HER AGE, BUT SHE WAS A WITNESS TO THE THE INCIDENT AND SHE WAS FORTUNATE THAT SHE WAS NOT WOUNDED BY ANY OF THE STRAY BULLETS IN THIS INCIDENT.))
SUPER=01-Lt. Kimmy Nester/Henry Co. Sheriff's Dept.;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=this incident.
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VO-NAT


Charges that Hall shot at his wife back in April were dropped at a hearing earlier this year.
Hall is currently being held in the Henry County jail on four felony charges including first-degree murder, malicious wounding and use of a firearm.
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P-Mary-Dalton


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#597-22
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


The sister of a convicted killer is headed to prison -- thanks in part to her brother.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Chatham/Yesterday


A Pittsylvania County jury today found Mary Dalton guilty of second degree murder, and sentenced her to 15 years in prison.
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./December 1995


The 19-year-old woman was convicted in the murder of an elderly man two years ago.
Dalton's brother Paul was convicted of killing Aubrey Atkins, but he testified that he confessed only to protect his sister.
Mary Dalton was also found guilty of illegal use of a firearm, and accessory to robbery.
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P-Danny


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE=Net
GRAPHIC=None
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VO-NAT


Once Hurricane Danny quit stalling off the Louisiana Coast, he began battering the bayous this morning with 90-mile an hour gusts.
Now, they're packing it up and moving out, in areas of Mississippi and Alabama.
Some are calling it a wet-dry run for the season.
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SOT
IN Q=It's just a way

((IT'S JUST A WAY OF LIFE FOR US, WE EXPECT IT EVERY YEAR.
YOU WORRY ABOUT ALL OF THEM REALLY, YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN.
WE WANT TO RIDE IT OUT BUT THE POLICE SAY THAT DOESN'T SOUND ADVISABLE AND IT MAY GET WORSE, BUT YOU NEVER KNOW. THE WEATHER PEOPLE, THEY DON'T KNOW. IT'S UNPREDICTABLE WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN. ))
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=what's going to happen. (2nd reference!)
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VO-NAT


And tonight, confirmation that hurricane-tossed seas have apparently claimed the life of a boater in the Gulf of Mexico.
Danny's high winds have already caused a major oil spill from a rig-- and crews are hoping the storms stay away long enough, for them to clean up a one-thousand gallon spill.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=Hurricane


Danny actually isn't expected to make landfall until about midnight-- and the last we heard, it's not expected to gain a lot of strength when it does.
For the latest, let's check in with Robin Reed.

P-Versace


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Authorities are taking a closer look at other recent murder cases in South Florida--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Miami Beach, FL; :

to see whether there are any links to the suspect in Gianni Versace's murder.
A Miami Beach hotel manager believes Andrew Cunanan stayed there until just days before Versace's murder.
Police swarmed the hotel today, about four miles from Versace's home.
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SOT 20:15:26
IN Q=I get the creeps

((MIRIAM HERNANDEZ/HOTEL DESK CLERK:I GET THE CREEPS BECAUSE THE GUY WAS VERY NICE. YOU CANNOT THINK NOTHING WRONG. ABOUT THAT GUY. BELIEVE ME. NOTHING. SWEET QUIET. HE COMING, HE GOING HE MIND HIS OWN BUSINESS. HE DON'T BOTHER NOBODY. ))
SUPER=01-Miriam Hernandez/Hotel Desk Clerk; :
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=bother nobody.
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VO-NAT


Authorities say they believe Cunanan is still in south Florida.
Meantime today, one thousand mourners turned out to pay tribute to Gianni Versace-- gathering near the oceanfront mansion where the fashion designer was gunned down.
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P-Abortion


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=sly
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Abortion


It's been in effect for less than a month, but a judge has already issued a waiver to Virginia's parental notification law.
The Richmond Times Dispatch says a 17 year old girl told a judge in Charlottesville she did not want to tell her parents she wanted an abortion "because they would kill her if they found out."
The judge ruled yesterday the girl would not have to notify her parents.
Officials said the teenager has not yet had the procedure.
Locally David Nova of Planned Parenthood of the Blue Ridge says his group has discussed the judicial waiver provision of the law with several clients.
But Nova says so far, none of his clients has applied for it.

P-Senate-Finance


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-41
GRAPHIC=Jim Gilmore


Jim Gilmore's plan to cut the personal property tax was the talk of the State Capitol today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Senate finance committee members expressed concern that if the Republican candidate for governor gets his idea into law, there could be a revenue shortfall down the line.
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SOT 00:02:47
IN Q=There are

((SEN. WILLIAM WAMPLER/(R) BRISTOL: THERE ARE MANY NEEDS THAT WE HAVE TO COVER AND THE IDEA OF DECREASING REVENUE IS ONE THAT YOU HAVE TO LOOK AT VERY CLOSELY, BECAUSE THAT WILL BE GONE FOR SOME TIME, AND WHEN YOU TAKE A TAX OFF IT'S VERY HARD TO PUT IT BACK ON, AND WE HAVE TO PRIORITIZE ACCORDINGLY. )) ((SEN. MADISON MARYE/D-SHAWSVILLE: I THINK WE SHOULD GO SLOW IN THAT PARTICULAR AREA. TRUTHFULLY I'VE NEVER HEARD ANYONE, MY CONSTITUENCY REALLY DOESN'T COME UP TO ME AND SAY, MADISON, I THINK WE OUGHTA CUT TAXES, WHAT I HEAR FROM MY CONSTITUENCY IS PLEASE DON'T RAISE OUR TAXES.))
SUPER=01-Sen. William Wampler/(R) Bristol;
SUPER=01-Sen. Madison Marye/(D) Shawsville; :12
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=our taxes.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=Budget


Virginia expects to have a budget surplus exceeding 200- million- dollars in the current fiscal year.
The surplus can be traced to higher tax revenues, in part due to a better economy.
Finance committee members say they can't just assume the economy will continue on such a roll.

P-Radford-Enrollment


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=mjo
TAPE#597-31
GRAPHIC=Radford University


Admissions staffers at Radford University say the school is on the right track--student enrollment is once again on the rise.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Radford/File Tape;


School officials say there's been a lot of interest in new programs and they believe that's part of the reason for a 25 percent increase in summer school enrollment.
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38:03:13
SOT
IN Q=The May-mester

((DR. GARY ELLERMAN/CONTINUING EDUCATION DIRECTOR: THE MAY-MESTER WAS CLEARLY A SUCCESS. THE THREE, THREE AND A HALF WEEK PROGRAM THAT WE PUT IN. BECAUSE IT DOES GIVE SOME WONDERFUL OPTIONS FOR STUDENTS. THAT PRESENTED SOME REAL CHALLENGES FOR FACULTY BECAUSE THEY HAD TO TAKE A COURSE THAT ORDINARILY THEY WOULD TEACH OVER A 15 WEEK PERIOD AND CONDENSE IT DOWN TO 3 WEEKS AND THE RESULTS WE'RE GETTING ON THE SURVEY SHOW THAT BOTH THE FACULTY AND STUDENTS LIKE THAT. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Gary Ellerman/Continuing Education Director
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=like that
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VO-NAT


This fall's enrollment is also up. The freshman class will be 10 percent larger than last year.
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/File Tape;


Virginia Tech on the other hand is trying to decrease its number of students. Despite a record number of applicants, 300 fewer freshmen were accepted.
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tease#1

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


There was some international diplomacy going on in the Hill City today. We'll tell you about that, coming up on News 7 Primetime.
Plus-- on Health Check, a new focus on dieting--
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VO-NAT


Around the country, some people are turning to a higher power to cut calories--
They're praying for strength-- to lead them not into temptation.
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WEFC!!! go to break

P-Firefighters


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#597-23
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


The first class of graduates for Roanoke's newly merged fire and emergency medical services includes some trailblazers.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The group includes six new recruits and 28 members of the former E-M-S department.
Five of those certified as fire fighters are women. They say they're ready to meet the challenge.
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SOT 10:58:55
IN Q=THe added weight

((NICOLE WADE/ROANOKE FIRE-EMS: IT'S VERY PHYSICALLY TAXING. THE ADDED WEIGHT OF THE UNIFORM, THE TURNOUT GEAR, PLUS THE ADDED HEAT. IT MAKES IT VERY PHYSICALLY TAXING LIKE I SAID, GOD BE WITH ME I'LL BE ALL RIGHT.)) ((MARCI DEAL/ROANOKE-EMS ROOKIE: WE HAVE TO DO EVERYTHING ON OUR OWN. WE HAVE TO PASS THE SAME TESTS AS THE GENTLEMEN. THEY DON'T TREAT US ANY DIFFERENTLY.))
SUPER=01-Nicole Wade/Roanoke Fire-EMS Rookie; :00
SUPER=01-Marci Deal/Roanoke Fire-EMS Rookie; :14
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=us any differently
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VO-NAT


The 13 week rookie school teaches fire fighting strategy and other rescue techniques.
The new recruits start on the job next week.
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P-Polish-Delegation


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=lmi
TAPE#97-37
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg City Seal


It would never have happened just a few years ago, but now the leaders of a former communist country are visiting and sharing experiences with city leaders in Lynchburg.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


The Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce is hosting an 11 person delegation comprised of government officials and business people from Ilwana,(IH-WAH-VUH) Poland.
They want to see how American businesses and government operate.
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SOT
IN Q=All of the"

((ANDRZEJ UMINSKI/PRESIDENT OF TOWN COUNCIL ILAWA: ALL OF THE THINGS WE WERE VISITING SEEMED TO BE VERY INTERESTING. YOUR BEAUTIFUL REGION RESEMBLES A LITTLE BIT OUR OWN AREA, AND I'M SURE THAT NONE OF US WILL FORGET OUR STAY HERE.))
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((CHARLES CHURCH/LYNCHBURG CITY COUNCIL: I THINK THIS HAS BEEN A REALLY GOOD OPPORTUNITY FOR THEM TO SEE DEMOCRACY AND PRIVATE BUSINESSES AND ENTERPRISE AT WORK IN THE UNITED STATES.))
SUPER=39-Andrzej Uminski/President of Ilawa Town Council;
SUPER=01-Charles Church/Lynchburg City Mgr.;
RUNS=:31
OUT Q=the United States."
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VO-NAT


In addition to the economic knowledge gained, the group has gotten to sample American culture, including a meal at Cattle Annie's and a Lynchburg Hillcats game.
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P-Skateboarders


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=597-34
GRAPHIC=None


Some youngsters in Blacksburg are hoping a fundraiser will help generate money for their racing strip.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


Town officials donated the land for skateboarders shortly after banning the sport in the city.
Now, the skaters say they need about 14 hundred dollars to cover the cost of ramps and other props that make the sport exciting.
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SOT 03.07.36 - 03.07.48
IN Q=What we've done

((LEE JOHNSON/THE GREENHOUSE: WHAT WE'VE DONE IS KIND OF ASKED THE COMMUNITY TO COME OUT, PULL TOGETHER AND BUILD SOME RAMPS--GIVE THE KIDS A SKATEBOARDING FACILITY TO RIDE AND ENJOY THEIR SPORT.))
SUPER=01-Lee Johnson/The Greenhouse;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=enjoy their sport.
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VO-NAT


Town officials banned skateboarding following concern about the destruction of public property and complaints that it was a public nuisance.
But skaters appealed to the board, asking for their own turf.
The official grand opening for the skating park will be July 26th.
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P-Prosecutor-exchange


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-42
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


What began as a six month legal experiment is about to become a permanent arrangement.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Honolulu, HI/March, 1996


Federal prosecutor Ken Sorenson is going back to Hawaii... this time for good.
And Sharon Burnham, an Assistant U-S Attorney from Hawaii who spent the miserable winter of 1996 here in Roanoke, will return to the Star City- -a permanent re-assignment for her too.
Now the truth can be told- -one reason Burnham came here in the first place was to pursue a long- distance relationship with Joe Mott- -another lawyer in the U-S Attorney's office here.
Now they're getting married in October... and will live AND work in the same place.
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P-Swimming-Lessons


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#597-26
GRAPHIC=None


This has been a week to stay cool near the pool.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


In Roanoke the Red Cross is offering swimming lessons to low income families.
Delania Lee signed up for the free swimming course, along with her young children.
She's hoping the extra practice will help her become a lifeguard.
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SOT tape 1 10:45:13
IN Q=I knew how

((DELANIA LEE/SWIMMING STUDENT: I KNEW HOW TO SWIM, BUT I FOUND THAT YOU LEARN MORE WHEN YOU HAVE THE INSTRUCTORS. THEY TEACH YOU MORE. AND SOME THINGS I THOUGHT I KNEW, THAT I DIDN'T EVEN KNOW. SO, I HAVE FUN. ))
SUPER=01-Delania Lee/Swimming Student;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=so i have fun
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VO-NAT


Instructors hope the program will encourage more inner city kids to take part in swimming as a sport.
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SOT tape 1 11:15:35
IN Q=Due to the fact

((TALENA COX/SWIMMING INSTRUCTOR: DUE TO THE FACT THAT THERE'S NOT MANY ROLE MODELS FOR THE CHILDREN IN THESE AREAS, IN SWIMMING, WE HOPE THAT THIS WILL ENCOURAGE THEM TO PURSUE THAT LATER ON IN LIFE. ))
SUPER=01-Talena Cox/Swimming Instructor;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=later on in life
Talent=Connie
SS=None


Red Cross organizers say 40 people are taking part in the course this summer-- and they have room for 40 more.
The program is being funded through a grant from the Downtown Rotary Club.
Forecasts
SUPER=X5000;
SUPER=330-Clear And/Muggy/68-70/Mostly Sunny/Not As Humid/88-90;
SUPER=331-Mostly Clear/Wind W-10/67-70/Mostly Sunny/Wind NW-10/88-90;
SUPER=332-Mostly Clear/Light Winds/63-66/Partly Cloudy/Wind W-10/85-87;
SUPER=333-Mostly Clear/Wind NW-10/65-68/Mostly Sunny/And Comfortable/85-88;
SUPER=334-Isolated Shower/Otherwise Clear/63-66/Partly Cloudy/Wind

NW-10/84-86;
SUPER=X5001;


RRE-CST-TOSS


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=None


Stay with us for more News 7 Prime Time--
We've got some high speed roller skating coming your way--just try to keep up.

P-Faith


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-35
GRAPHIC=Healing Powers


On Health Check-- in Washington, a group of 80 scientists says there is a link between faith and health-- that spiritual belief can help heal or prevent illness and more.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Houston;


Case in point-- take these dieters who found God and lost weight.
Sheila Robins is one who found willpower through a higher power.
She lost 150 pounds through a faith centered program called First Place.
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SOT
IN Q=I was totally

((I WAS TOTALLY OUT OF CONTROL. NOT JUST WITH MY EATING HABITS. BUT WITH EVERYTHING ELSE IN MY LIFE. ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=in my life
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***CONNIE AUDIO ON CART***
Created 16 years ago, at a Houston church, the program combines diet and nutrition instruction, with bible class, scripture reading and prayer
The goal-- to add balance to a person's life.
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SOT
IN Q=Many times

((MANY TIMES WEIGHT LOSS IS NOT THE FIRST THING THAT WILL BEGIN TO HAPPEN THERE MAY BE SOME EMOTIONAL HEALING THAT NEEDS TO HAPPEN, SOMETHING IN THE SPIRITUAL AREA BEFORE THEY COULD EVER LOSE WEIGHT. )) ((PSALM 141 VERSE THREE? YES, SET A GUARD OVER MY MOUTH, KEEP WATCH OVER THE DOORS OF MY LIPS. AND THE DOORS OF MY REFRIGERATOR? THAT'S RIGHT AND HE WILL SEND THAT HELP WHEN I NEED IT. ))
SUPER=01-Carol Lewis/Program Director; :00
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=when I need it.
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VO-NAT


And it's not just Baptists turning to Christ to cut calories.
The word has spread to congregations in more than 10-thousand churches in 13 countries.
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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


Get ready to roll-- it's time now, for the Video of the Day.
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SOT 04:46:25
IN Q=Nat sound

((JUST GIVE IT SOME THROTTLE AND YOU'RE ON YOUR WAY. ))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=on your way.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Oakdale, CA; :


Motorized in-line skates could be the wave of the future.
They're powered by a motor from a hedge trimmer-- they'll move you at up to 20 miles per hour.
The inventor is hoping motorized inline skate races catch on.
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SUPER=x5043; Video of the Day Stop



SP-Score


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=News 7 sports


The Commonwealth games commencement; Tiki Barber begins training camp and news from Redskins camp
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Spartanburg, SC; :00


and speaking of camp; the Carolina pantthers are in boot camp in the hot and muggy confines of Spartanburg South Carolina. We will have reports from Panthers camp nextt week; now your digitts.
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WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5011;
SUPER=0093-/Lynchburg/6//Frederick/3/7///Prince William/4/j/Salem/5//In 10

Innings/;
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0091-j/Boston/7//Cleveland/0////Chicago/2//Baltimore/0/8//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-/New York/3//Milwaukee/5/7///Detroit/4//Texas/3/5//;
SUPER=X5009
SUPER=0092-/Colorado///Chicago///Postponed/j/San Diego/5//Florida/3///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-/Houston/2//Montreal/0/8///Pittsburgh/3//Philadelphia/8/7//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-/Cincinnati/2//New York/4/4///Los Angeles/0//Atlanta/3/6//;
RUNS=:35
OUT Q=....last score."
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take a break!!

SP-Qualify


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#R-37
GRAPHIC=Pocono


A brief rain delayed did not interfere with Joe Nemechek's concentraion as he won the pole in qualifying for Sunday's Pennsylvania 500 today.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Long Pond, PA/Fox; :00
Jeff Burton would not have a good practice; spinning out his #99 Exide

Ford.
Wally Dallenbach was on the pole for a majority of the day before nemechek knocked him off with a speed of 168.881 miles per hour. Here's a look att the top 25. wipe to boards
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WIPE TO QUALIFYING
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5016;
SUPER=0107-1. Joe Nemechek/168.881 MPH/2. Ernie Irvan//3. Wally Dallenbach//4.

Dale Jarrett//5. Dale Earnhardt//;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0107-6. Jeff Gordon//7. Ken Schrader//8. Jeff Green//9. Mark Martin

//10. Bobby Labonte//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0107-11. Mike Skinner//12. Steve Grissom//13. John Andretti//14. Jimmy

Spencer//15. Bill Elliott//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0107-16. Darrell Waltrip//17. Jeremy Mayfield//18. Kenny Wallace//19.

Ricky Rudd//20. Jeff Burton//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0107-21. Terry Labonte//22. Ted Musgrave//23. Sterling Marlin//24. Hut

Stricklin//25. Michael Waltrip//;
RUNS=:25
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SP-Games


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-11
GRAPHIC=Games


Earlier this evening at 8; the Commonwealth Games officall began with the opening cerominies.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


thousands and thousands of athletes poured INTO the Roanoke Civic Cetner; the site of the this year's games commencement.
Game officials gathered on a huge stage with a big screen television in the background.
as fans cheered; some of the games participants put on a demonstration on the civic center floor.
How about; the lighting of the torch. This athtlete climbed the steps. She lit a rocket that was supposed to shoot across and light the flame. It missed but thank goodness for a back.
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SP-Redskins


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#Tape
GRAPHIC=Skins Camp


The Washington Redskins opened their 1997 training camp ina genrous mood; giving quarterback Guss Frerotte a huge contract for the next four seasons.
Mike Stevens and photographer Scott Ayers have more from Frostburg.
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SOT
IN Q="Steve,
SUPER=@Mike1; :00
SUPER=03-Frostburg, MD; :08
SUPER=01-Gus Frerotte/Signs For 18 Million; :28
SUPER=01-Charley Casserly/Redskins General Manager; :42
SUPER=01-Norv Turner/Redskins Head Coach; :50
RUNS=1:11
OUT Q=.....news 7 sports."
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SP-Tiki


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-17
GRAPHIC=Tiki Barber


Former Cave Spring and Virginia running back Tiki Barber was introduced to the professional traning camp today.
(----------------)
VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Albany, NY; :00


He arrived in Albany for the first day of the New York Giants training camp. UVa's all time leading rusher signed autographs before voicing his confidence in the negotiations of his three year deal.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="O

((TIKI BARBER/HAS SIGNED WITH GIANTS:))
SUPER=01-Tiki Barber/Has Signed with Giants; :00
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=...working things out"
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VO-NAT(Con't)
SUPER=03-Ann Arbor, MI/1995 Season;


Around 8:45 this evening Ronde Barber came to terms with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Ronde has a three year contract; no finacial terms have been released.
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Bye


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=None


Thanks for watching News 7 Prime Time. For more news in half an hour we weekend. invite you to join Jean Jadhon for News 7 at 11 over on W-D-B-J. Have a great