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ANCHOR=Jean
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Next on News 7-
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A big bank again buys out a smaller one- This time First Union's getting even bigger.
Andrew Cunanan's latest disguise- We'll hear the possibilities from police.
Plus it's been over a century but one legendary ship sets sail again.
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Wx-Heads
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Isolated thunderstorms today will turn into a widespread rain by midweek and tropical moisture heads north.

medical-heads


ANCHOR=Connie
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Testimony today from a tobacco industry turncoat--
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The owner of the Liggett Group says smoking is deadly and addictive--
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ANCHOR=Connie


Meantime, 60-thousand flight attendants are suing over exposure to secondhand smoke. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean

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First Union strikes again in Virginia... This time its latest acquisition, Richmond based Signet.
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5-signet


ANCHOR=Jean
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TAPE#597-21
SS=NEWS-7 AT FIVE


Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
Within just a month, two of North Carolina's largest banks have cut some huge merger deals in the Commonwealth.
In June Wachovia of Winston- Salem bought Central Fidelity.
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This time, the deal involves First Union, one of the Roanoke Valley's largest employers.
double boxes Len/Jean


Len Besthoff reports this has become a trend in recent months.
ANCHOR=len
Jean First Union has agreed to acquire Signet of Richmond,SUPER=@Len1;

giving the Charlotte bank a commanding market share in Virginia.
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((ED CRUTCHFIELD/FIRST UNION CEO: SIGNET IS OBVIOUSLY IN RICHMOND, IS VERY STRONG, IN BALTIMORE AND HAMPTON ROADS. WE'RE PRETTY STRONG IN D-C AND IN ROANOKE AND THESE AREAS, WHICH ARE, AS YOU ALSO KNOW, HAVE ABOVE AVERAGE INCOME FAMILIES IN THEM, AND ARE GROWING FASTER THAN OTHERS, MAKE SOME GREAT MARKETS FOR US.))
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With this deal First Union moves to the top of the list in Virginia, with over 17- percent of all deposits.
The two banks have some overlapping functions in Virginia, but First Union says the bulk of its 2000 jobs in the Roanoke Valley will stay put.
One question is, how many of Signet's branches will First Union keep?
Last month Signet announced plans to sell 25 locations in our area, those plans are now apparently on hold.
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((MALCOLM MCDONALD/SIGNET CEO: WE'RE GONNA SUSPEND FOR NOW THE SALE OF THOSE BRANCHES, EXAMINE THEM IN LIGHT OF THIS MERGER AND RE-ADDRESS THE ISSUE AT A LATER DATE.))
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Remember First Union set up shop here five years ago, when it purchased Roanoke- based Dominion Bankshares.
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There is one big downside to this deal for the Roanoke Valley.
We'll tell you about that coming up on News-7 at Six.

(question: len, was this move prompted by wachovia's recent moves in

Virginia?)

5-Cunanan


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
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It's possible Andrew Cunanan may have been at (JAH-nee) Gianni Versace's Miami Beach mansion just days before the murder.
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Newsweek magazine reports a Brazilian woman claims to have seen Cunanan at a Versace party and that she has video and photos to prove it.
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That Brazilian connection is just one of hundred of leads authorities are working with.
According to police- the suspected killer may now be dressing as a woman.
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((RICHARD BARETTO/MIAMI BEACH POLICE CHIEF: IT'S VERY DIFFICULT FOR HIM TO HIDE SO I WOULDN'T PUT IT PAST HIM TO DO ANYTHING THAT MIGHT DISGUISE HIS IDENTITY.))
SUPER=01-Richard Baretto/Miami Beach Police Chief;
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OUT Q=DISGUISE HIS IDENTITY."
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The FBI is now warning a list of wealthy gay men across the country whom they believe are potential targets.
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5-O'Dell


ANCHOR=Jean
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Virginia is now two days away from the scheduled execution of Joseph O'Dell.
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SUPER=03-Richmond;


Today, Italian supporters came to the State Capitol to plead his case.
The mayor of Palermo, Italy met with the governor's chief counsel to convey the concerns of the 15 nation European Parliament.
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IN Q=And I know

((LEOLUCA ORLANDO/EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT MEMBER: AND I KNOW WHEN A MAN IS INNOCENT AND WHEN A MAN IS GUILTY. You're convinced that Mr. O'Dell is innocent? I THINK HE'S INNOCENT OF THIS CRIME. HE'S A CRIMINAL. HE HAS MADE OTHER CRIMES. AND IS GUILTY OF OTHER CRIMES. BUT IT IS NOT PROVED THAT HE'S GUILTY FOR THIS CRIME.))
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Despite a massive P-R campaign and a request for clemency from Pope John Paul the Second, O'Dell is to be executed Wednesday for raping and murdering a Virginia Beach woman in 1985.
The Italian delegation said it would welcome O'Dell's body for burial in Palermo if he's executed-- as the inmate requested.
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TALENT=Jean
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Governor Allen has refused a request for a D-N-A test, saying O'Dell's conviction is based on other overwhelming evidence.
Today, his chief legal counsel heard arguments for clemency.

5-green


ANCHOR=Jean
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Former animal breeder Valery Green is on trial this evening-- she's charged with threatening to burn down a Montgomery County woman's home.
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SUPER=03-Franklin Co./File Tape;


Green pleaded not guilty.
Liz McKinney says Green obtained a Jack Russell terrier from her kennel.
McKinney says Green wanted it for her pet.
This came about a month after a judge ordered Green not to own any pets.
McKinney claims Green bred the dog and tried to sell the puppies.
Green is also charged with making thtreats to set Mckinney's home on fire.
The prosecution is calling witensess to the stand at this hour.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Personal property taxes and politics-- they continue to go hand in hand, in the race for the governor's mansion...
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It was anchors away for Old Ironsides.
The 200-year old U-S-S Constitution set sail today in Massachusetts Bay-- the first time in 116 years.
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ANCHOR=Connie


When a friend or family member has cancer, it's sometimes difficult to know how to help them--
Some advice on what to say-- and what not to say, on Health Check. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Also coming up-- a sneak peek at "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown"
ANCHOR=Connie


It is the latest Showtimers production-- don't go away. cc sponsor
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5-Deaf-Workers


ANCHOR=Jean
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It was yesterday New York City police found 57 Mexicans forced into virtual slavery.
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SUPER=03-New York;


Now there's fear the problem may be more widespread.
Seven people have been arrested so far-
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((RUDOLPH GUILIANI/NEW YORK CITY MAYOR: THERE MAY BE OTHERS THAT MAY BE ARRESTED. I IMAGINE THERE WILL BE BECAUSE I THINK IT'S GONNA TAKE AT LEAST A FEW WEEKS TO GET A FULL SENSE OF THE HORRIBLE THINGS THAT WERE DONE HERE.))
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OUT Q=that were done here."
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Guiliani says the smugglers lure deaf Mexicans to the U-S with the promise of good work.
The immigrants were allegedly forced to work 18-hour days begging in the subways.
All 57 lived in two cramped apartments.
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5-Gilmore


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=five
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Jim Gilmore says Don Beyer's latest tax cut proposal is nothing more than a scam.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The republican candidate for Governor held a news conference with local elected officials and party leaders this afternoon.
Gilmore has promised to eliminate the personal property tax on cars... and says Beyer's plan for a tax credit just won't fly.
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((JIM GILMORE/R- CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: BUT THE ESSENTIAL DIFFERENCE IS THAT I HAVE CRAFTED THIS CAREFULLY AND MADE IT CLEAR WE'RE GOING TO PHASE IT IN OVER FIVE YEARS, SO THAT WE CAN TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE GROWTH RATES THAT ARE GOING ON AND THE ADDITIONAL REVENUES THAT ARE COMING IN. THAT'S WHAT'S DIFFERENT ABOUT MY CAREFULLY CRAFTED PROPOSAL AND THIS TAX SCAM THAT HE'S BROUGHT FORWARD.))
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Beyer maintains that even conservative estimates indicate that natural revenue growth will pay for the democratic plan.
A Beyer spokesman says the criticism isn't credible when it comes from someone who has proposed an alternative plan that costs nearly three billion dollars over five years.

5-Mail-America


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One of Bedford County's largest employers is getting a little bigger.
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Mail America, a full service direct mail company, employs about 300 people at its location in Forest.
It broke ground this morning for a 70-thousand square foot expansion to its existing building.
Company officials say they're turning away business orders because they don't have enough space to handle the work.
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((DAN REBER/MAIL AMERICA FOUNDER: WE NEED TO ADD THE SPACE BASICALLY TO BE MORE COMPETITIVE. WE'VE GOT TO CHANGE OUR PRODUCTION LINES, AND WHEN WE DO THAT WE CAN PICK UP MORE BUSINESS FROM OUR EXISTING CUSTOMERS. DOUBLING THE SIZE OF OUR OPERATION IS GOING TO ALSO DOUBLE OUR SALES.))
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OUT Q=double our sales.
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The expansion also means at least one hundred new employees will be hired.
Construction is expected to wrap up in the fall.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Good Grief Showtimers is at it again... And this time it's nothing but kids...
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5-Charlie-Brown


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What do you do with 17 kids who are out of school for the summer?
You produce a musical-- at least that's what Showtimers did.
Here's Patrick Evans.
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Forecasts
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health music under


ANCHOR=Jean
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How is Pittsburgh Steeler Kordell Stewart adjusting to playing quarterback full time? We'll hear from him in tonight's Two Minute Ticker.
ANCHOR=Connie


For the parents out there-- how many times have you reached into the medicine cabinet for something to bring down your child's fever or make them feel better....?
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But, are you sure you gave them the right amount?
That's coming up on Health Check.
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Comm Break#3


six-preview


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Good Evening, I'm Keith Humphry, let's fast forward to what else you'll see tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Alleghany Co;


Activists with the Shenandoah Ecosystems Defense Group blockaded the main logging road to the George Washington National Forest.
They're protesting the Hematite Timber Sale by Georgia Pacific.
The contract will allow the company to cut down 187 acres of trees.
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SOT Tape#1 11:07:50
IN Q=Some people may think

((JASON HALBERT/SEDG ACTIVIST: SOME PEOPLE MAY THINK THIS IS EXTREME TO PUT YOURSELF IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD. BUT WE'VE GONE TO COURT..WE'VE GONE THROUGH THE PUBLIC PROCESS. WE'VE DONE THAT FOR TEN YEARS. IT DOESN'T WORK ))
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Two of the activists have bound themselves to the road in what is known as a "sleeping dragon". They are refusing to move.
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More on this protest and more news tonight on News 7 at Six.
ANCHOR=Jean


The fight of man versus nature-- thanks keith.

5-Tobacco


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-31
GRAPHIC=tobacco under fire


Rounds of objections today from tobacco company lawyers in a Miami Courtroom--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Miami; :


That as an industry turncoat testified in a major secondhand smoke trial.
Here's what Liggett Group owner Bennett LeBow had to say.
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SOT 14:01:21
IN Q=Does cigarette smoking

(( ATTORNEY: DOES CIGARETTE SMOKING CAUSE LUNG CANCER, HEART AND VASCULAR DISEASE AND EMPHYSEMA? BENNETT LEBOW/LIGGETT GROUP OWNER: BASED UPON THE REVIEW OF THESE CERTAIN DOCUMENTS MY ATTORNEYS HAVE REVIEWED AT MY REQUEST, BASED UPON MY OWN LAYMAN'S KNOWLEDGE OF WHAT I SEE IN THE POPULAR PRESS AND VARIOUS REPORTS I READ ABOUT AND MY OWN PERSONAL FEELINGS,THE ANSWER IS YES. ))
SUPER=01-Bennett LeBow/Liggett Group Owner; :08
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OUT Q=answer is yes.
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VO-NAT


Some 60-thousand non-smoking flight attendants are seeking five billion dollars in a lawsuit, claiming they were harmed by secondhand smoke.
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5-Kids-Medicine


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-28
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Over the counter medications are commonly used to treat kids illnesses.
But a new study from Emory University suggests many parents have no idea how to use common drugs like Tylenol and Motrin properly.
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VO-NAT


Only one out of four, for instance, knew these drugs could have side effects.
To further test them, parents were given Tylenol packages and asked to determine and measure the correct dose for their child.
Only 30-percent could.
Half would have given too little medication.
One out of ten would over-medicate.
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5-Wrinkles


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-29
GRAPHIC=skin care


There's a new product on the market that claims to help get rid of unwanted wrinkles.
They're called osmotics.. patches filled with 50 milligrams of Vitamin "c".. the most potent anti-oxidant available.
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VO-NAT


The makers of osmotics say their product works on a particular area by trapping the Vitamin C in one place.
Doctors admit Vitamin C has the potential to help wrinkles, but they caution there's no miracle cream in existence that will just make wrinkles completely fade away.
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5-Internet


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
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More and more people are turning to the internet for help with medical problems.
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VO-NAT


Cyberspace offers convenience, a wide array of opinions and often little or no cost.
But medical professionals caution there's plenty of mis-information and "quackery" offered on-line... with some web-sites offering advice geared to sell a particular product.
The best defense: always discuss internet advice with your family doctor.
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5-Friends


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-32
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Do you know what to say to a friend or family member battling cancer?
As many patients will attest, support can be a big help.
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SOT 10:27:01
IN Q=You don't want

((KENDA STEVENSON/ONCOLOGY SOCIAL WORKER: YOU DON'T WANT TO MINIMIZE THE ILLNESS. SOMEONE WHO IS GOING THROUGH CANCER, A FRIEND OR A LOVED ONE, YOU WANT THEM TO FEEL IMPORTANT. YOU WANT THEM TO KNOW THAT WHAT THEY'RE SHARING ABOUT THEIR ILLNESS IS IMPORTANT.))
SUPER=01-Kenda Stevenson/Oncology Social Worker; :
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OUT Q=illness is important.
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Stevenson advises just re-assuring the patient--
Ask questions to show you care, and acknowledge their feelings.
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SOT 10:27:49
IN Q=Give them the

((ALLENE BAICHTAL/BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR: GIVE THEM THE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPRESS TO YOU AS A FRIEND HOW THEY'RE FEELING ABOUT IT, BECAUSE THEY MIGHT BE SCARED, THEY MIGHT FEEL OK ABOUT IT AND SAY 'HEY, THIS IS GOING TO BE FINE', AND YOU NEED TO ACKNOWLEDGE WHEREVER THAT PERSON IS COMING FROM.))
SUPER=01-Allene Baichtal/Cancer Survivor; :
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OUT Q=is coming from.
ANCHOR=Connie
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Or moving to.
Psychologists add that cancer patients experience a wide variety of emotions-- so family and friends need to be flexible and understanding when dealing with them. 2-SHOT 2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Let's check out the sports world now... with some afternoon baseball games from the majors.
ANCHOR=Connie


--Back from Redskins tranining camp-- here's Mike Stevens.

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Welcome to the two minute ticker; lets go right to the diamond where
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matinee madness took major league baseball stadiums by storm today.
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SUPER=03-New York/Reds vs. Mets; :00


Lets start in the Big Apple where Deion Sanders wrestled with his teammates as well as the New York mets.
In the bottom of the second; Carl everett goes yard on Dave Burba. The solo shot gave the mets a 1-nothing lead.
In the 6th; Jon Nunnally puts the Reds up 2-1 on this solo blast off Bobby Jones that gets over the right field fence in a hurry.
Everett would find the power again; This time in the 8th; he smacks a two run homer and the mets down the Reds 5-3.
SUPER=03-Miami/Padres vs. Marlins;


The Padres felt the heat in Miami as they visiting the Florida marlins at pro Player Stadium.
Trailing 3-nothing in the fourth; Gary Sheffield gets all of this pitch. His 12 homer on the season closes the gap to 2; but The Padres hammer the Marlins 10-2.
SUPER=03-Atlanta/Dodgers vs. Braves;

The Braves hosted Mike Piazza and his Dodgers at Turner Field. Trailing 2-nothing in the third; LA's Raul Mondesi jacks this Tom Glavine pitch. a A three run homer and the Dodgers were out in front by 1.
Then; Atlanta's Crime Dog; Fred Mcgriff takes a bite out of the Dodgers with a solo homerun; 4-3 Braves and they edge Los Angeles 5-4.
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S5-Skins


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
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The Washington Redskins continued training camp workouts in Frostburg today.
The Skins have until August 2nd before playing their first preseason game.
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SUPER=03-Frostburg, MD/Saturday; :00


The Pittsburgh Steelers don't have that luxury.
This past Saturday the team scrimmaged the Skins, and soon the players will be on their way to Dublin, Ireland for this Sunday's game with the Chicago Bears.
This will be Kordell Stewart's first big opportunity to show his stuff at quarterback.
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((KORDELL STEWART/STEELERS QUARTERBACK:))
SUPER=01-Kordell Stewart/Steelers Quarterback; :00
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OUT Q=...UPCOMING WEEKEND."
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A number of Steelers' fans were disappointed when head coach Bill Cowher picked Stewart as his starter over Jim Miller, and 13 year veteran Mike Tomczak.
They felt keeping him exclusively at quarterback would limit the flexibility of the man called "Slash" for his versatility.
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((STEWART:))
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=HOLD CAMP


We'll hear from the Redskins Terry Allen and Stephen Davis at six. full pinnacle (1020)
Plus, starting Wednesday night we'll check have reports from Spartanburg, South Carolina as well as Frostburg as we check in with the NFC West Champion Panthers.
Jean has more News 7 at five right after this.
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go to break

5-Constitution


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WRITER=JJA
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The U-S-S Constitution celebrates her 200th birthday-
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((MUSIC, DRUMS. ))
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VO-NAT


Quite a celebration as Old Ironsides sailed under her own power for the first time in more than a century.
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((CHIEF JOE WILSON/U.S.S CONSTITUTION: GOD HAS BEEN SMILING ON THIS SHIP FOR 200 YEARS. I DON'T THINK HE'S GONNA STOP NOW.))
SUPER=01-Chief Joe Wilson/U.S.S. Constitution;
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OUT Q=he's gonna stop now."
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VO-NAT


The Navy Blue Angels saluted the event with a flyover- 300 feet above deck.
The ship then set sail for about an hour.
The U-S-S Constitution is the oldest commissioned warship afloat.
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bye


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


Thanks for watching NEWS-7 at FIVE...
For more news later tonight--full screen I'll see you later, goodnight. Join Connie Stevens over on WEFC, for NEWS-7 Primetime-- tonight at 10.