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Coming up-
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Will 700 Yokohama workers strike at midnight? We'll have a report.
He got worldwide attention, but tonight convicted killer Joseph O'Dell was put to death.
Take a look at what flooding did in North Carolina.
And these granny's heat up the basketball court.
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News 7 is next.

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need to check the first story.
Good Evening. Joseph O'Dells appeals ran out.
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The convicted murderer was put to death tonight
O'Dell got world wide attention- The Pope and even Mother Teresa made pleas for him- O'Dell died by lethal just after nine tonight.
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700 Yokohama Workers will NOT strike- at least not tonight.
Their labor contract's been extended through Tuesday while union and management hammer out a deal.
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The W-NBA is taking the basketball world by storm. Now get ready for the next hoop craze- Granny Basketball.
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Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

yokohama


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No midnight strike tonight at the Yokohama tire plant in Salem.
In a late move, Union leaders and company officials extended their current labor contract for six more days. Double Boxes/Jean and Andrew Newsroom
Andrew Freiden has been monitoring the negotiations -- Andrew, what exactly is going on tonight?
Jean, negotiators for both sides handed us a statement around seven this evening.
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It says talks will continue, but there is no new contract yet.
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(( Nearly 900 workers will keep spinning out tires from the Salem plant-- one of the largest employers in the Valley.
A source close to the situation tells News 7 that both sides are nearing an agreement.
The official statement says significant progress has been made, but both sides need more time to study the proposals on the table.
While the talks continued at an area motel, workers in Salem were kept in the dark.
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((REPORTER: QUIETEST TALKS EVER? Yeah, no word. NO WORD YET-- will you go on strike? I DON'T THINK SO.))
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And that worker's prediction appears to be correct... at least for the moment.
If a new labor contract isn't agreed on by Tuesday, Yokohama workers may strike after all.
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Andrew, have negotiators set a time line for talks until then?
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They will be back negotiating tomorrow morning, and then they'll take a break for two days, and start back up on Sunday afternoon.

O'Dell


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Neither the Pope, nor Mother Teresa, nor his new bride could save the life of convicted killer Joseph O'Dell tonight.
He was executed at the Greensville Correctional Center, for the 1985 rape and murder of a Virginia Beach woman.
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O'Dell was put to death by lethal injection two hours after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear his last appeal.
In his final statement, O'Dell said his marriage at the prison today to legal advisor Lori Urs made this the happiest day of his life.
Virginia's corrections director read from the statement, which included a message for the governor.
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O'Dell's case got international attention, especially in Italy, where the pope and politicians pleaded for his life.
O'Dell is the 41st person executed in Virginia since capital punishment was reinstated twenty years ago.
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Cunanan


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New reports tonight that a body has been found on a houseboat in Miami Beach. Police reportedly have told a Miami T-V station that Andrew Cunanan is dead.
Dave Fehling has more.
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NC-Flooding


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Flooding in North Carolina has killed one woman, and a five year old is still missing.
As Lee Cowan reports, Charlotte got over ten inches of rain and it's not over yet.
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Cosby


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No verdict for the woman accused of extorting money from Bill Cosby.
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The jury will begin deliberating again in the morning.
Jurors have asked to see several pieces of evidence on their first day of deliberations.
Among the items sought: a note in which Autumn Jackson wrote that she'd go to the tabloids unless there was a settlement.
Jackson is accused of threatening to tell the world Cosby is her father unless he gave her 40 million dollars.
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Pickup-Fatal


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Treca (Teresa) Rentch is facing THREE counts of felony child abuse charges-- after a fatal crash that killed her daughter.
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Rentch's seven year-old daughter Samantha was riding in the back of a pickup truck when it collided with another vehicle.
The mother was a passenger in the truck at the time.
The driver Christopher Fisher, is facing involuntary manslaughter and other charges.
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The incident is renewing calls for a law requiring safety restraints for children riding in the back of pickup trucks.
Governor Allen has twice vetoed such a law.

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Still to come on the newscast,
a judge decides if convicted murderer Michael Knowles can sue advice columnist Ann Landers,
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And we'll see why one man's efforts are creating a buzz with farmers.
It's the cantaloupe version of the birds and the bees.
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Clements


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A Danville man pled no contest to murder charges today.
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34-year old Frank Edward Clements got a life sentence for murdering Tyrone Dawkins in 1993.
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Dawkins body was found behind a Danville middle school.
Clements must also serve two years for using a firearm to commit a felony. He must still stand trial for allegedly shooting 10-year old Reggie Hutchins in April and robbing a Danville bank five years ago.
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Knowles


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A federal judge has thrown out Michael Knowles' defamation claim against Ann Landers.
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Knowles was convicted last month of killing his wife... but not before he wrote a letter to the nationally- published advice columnist.
In the letter last February he clearly stated that he took Angie's Knowles life.
Then he sued for slander and defamation when Landers published the letter. In the newspaper, Landers said it was a "cop out" for Knowles to blame Angie for leaving him for a man she supposedly met on the Internet.
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Judge James Turk points out Knowles never denied killing his wife.

SWAT-Team


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Conducting drug raids can be dangerous work, but advanced training in tactical operations can save a police officer's life.
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Thirty officers from around central Virginia have converged on (AL-tavista) Altavista this week for a special operations course offered by the Army's military police school.
They're learning the fine points of drug raids, search warrants and hostage situations.
Police say they need to keep ahead of the criminals who are getting smarter and better armed all the time.
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((TERRY HENDERSON/MARTINSVILLE P.D.: MORE T-V SHOWS THAT SHOW POLICE TACTICS, THEY ARE VERY AWARE OF THOSE AND THEY'VE STARTED EMPLOYING THOSE TACTICS ON US. THEREFORE WE HAVE TO TRAIN THAT MUCH MORE TO STAY THAT MUCH ABOVE THE SPECTRUM.)) ((ANDY BOITNOTT/MARTINSVILLE P.D.: A LOT OF NEW OFFICERS DON'T UNDERSTAND THAT. THEY GOT OUT FRESH AND GREEN AND THEY DON'T UNDERSTAND THE CONCEPT OF TACTICS. AND SOMETIMES IT'S UNFORTUNATE THAT THEY'RE KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY BECAUSE OF BAD TACTICS. SO THIS HELPS OUT IN ALL ASPECTS OF POLICE WORK, NOT JUST SWAT CONCEPTS.))
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The program is federally funded and offered free to police departments across the country.
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Beyer-Gilmore


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Don Beyer and Jim Gilmore continue battling over tax relief plans in their quest for the Governor's office.
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Beyer was in Martinsville today where he unveiled a Southside economic development package including small business tax cuts and more money for education.
And he continued his push for a 250 dollar per family tax credit, as an alternative to Gilmore's plan to eliminate the personal property tax.
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Gilmore spoke at the Roanoke Kiwanis club this afternoon.
He called Beyer's tax credit a "scam", saying there won't be enough surplus revenue in the budget next year to pay for it.
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Coming up next, Robin will have our forecast,
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And it's older than the W-N-B-A...in more ways than one. Coming up a little later we'll meet the ladies of the Grandma Basketball League.
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New-Cunanan


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We now have an update on the search for Andrew Cunanan.
The mayor of Miami Beach says a body found on a houseboat earlier tonight has been tentatively identified as that of Andrew Cunanan.
However, at a press conference being held as we speak, F-B-I officials refused to say if the body was that of the suspected serial killer.
They do say the body does fit Andrew Cunanan's description.

Bees


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Rain did not dampen the spirits at the Cantaloupe Festival in Turbeville today.
But the buzz over fresh fruit is dying down.
Tina Tenret explains.
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S-Braves


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Sammy Sosa homered and drove in 2 runs yesterday afternoon as the Chicago Cubs Downed the Atlanta Braves 3 to 1 at Wrigley.
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Cubs Manager Jim Riggleman watches the action from the dugout.
In the bottom of the fourth Sammy Sosa hits this double to centerfield scoring Brian McRae and the Cubs took the one to nothing lead.
Chicago led 2 to nothing until the top of the 8-th that's when Atlanta's Danny Bautista hit this solo homer over the left field fence to make the score 2 to 1.
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bottom of the 8-th with this solo shot over the left field wall his 19-th homer the Cubs beat the Braves 3 to 1.
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S-Yankees


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A throwing error in the bottom of the ninth gave the New York Yankees a 5 to 4 win over Anaheim.
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The Yankees got off to a good start in the Bottom of the second Charlie Hayes gets all of this pitch sending it over the left field wall for a 2 to nothing lead.
But Anaheim came back in the top of the sixth trailing 4 to 1 Tim Solman hits this three run homer over the left field wall and the game was tied at 4 to 4.
Then in the ninth Chad Curtis SUPER=35-New York/5/Anaheim/4/;scores from

second when second baseman Luis Alicea's trow gets past pitcher Shigetoshi Hawsegawa who was covering first and New York wins it 5 to 4.
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S-Scores


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Both Salem's and Lynchburg's Carolina league games were postponed today because of rain.
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Meantime, The White Sox were in the Motor City today.
And Detroit got two run homers from Matt Walbeck and Damion Easley in an 8 to 6 win over Chicago.
For all of the scores lets check the boards.
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Sports Tease


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And coming up, Rain postpones qualifying for the Inaugural Indy race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Mike Stevens checks in from the Carolina Panthers training camp.
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And Phil Jackson and the Chicago Bulls agree on a one year contract extension.
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S-Panthers


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The Carolina Panthers are in their first full week of training camp in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Tonight, Steve Mason and photographer Mark Hollandsworth bring us up to date on the defending NFC West champions.
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S-Jackson


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The Chicago Bulls have taken a big step in keeping the championship team together by signing head coach Phil Jackson.
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Jackson agreed to a one year contract extension with the bulls for the 1997-98 N-B-A Season.
A Bulls spokesman confirmed the agreement but would not release the financial terms.
But the spokesman did say Jackson's Salary will be the highest ever paid to an N-B-A coach who was not also a general manager.
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S-Indy


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It was raining on the Charlotte Motor Speedway's parade last night.
All of today's festivities, including qualifying for the Indy cars debut at the track has been postponed by rain.
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The inaugural Visionaire 500 at the track will be run this Saturday.
The speedway has made over $300 thousand dollars in improvements to ready itself for the open wheel cars.
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Ward Burton has the overall track qualifying record at nearly 186 miles an hour in a Winston Cup car,
but these guys are expected to easily top 200 in qualifying.
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Again, last night's times trials have been postponed and rescheduled for tonight at 7.
That's it for sports. Have a great day everybody.

S-Roanoke


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Former Roanoke College basketball player Jon Maher of Blacksburg was named the recipient of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Basketball Officials sixth annual Post Graduate scholarship.
Maher is the first to win the award under its new name, The Daniel Wooldridge Scholarship, Honoring retiring ODAC Commissioner Dan Wooldridge.
Maher, a 1997 graduate of Roanoke, was second team all ODAC last season averaging 10 points and 9 rebounds a game.
Rain postponed yesterday's qualifying at Charlotte for the Indy Race there this weekend. More Coming up.

Granny-Ball


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With the Women's N-B-A taking the basketball world by storm, most people have failed to notice another women's basketball league.
It's the Grandma Basketball Association and its made up of women ages 50 to 81.
Larry Himmel reports
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