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SUPER=70-Connie Stevens;
SUPER=70-Mike Stevens;
ANCHOR=Connie
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(( HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL SEE TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...
THE F-B-I TAKES ANDREW CUNANAN OFF ITS 10-MOST WANTED LIST...AFTER HE APPARENTLY KILLED HIMSELF.
NOW INVESTIGATORS ARE TRYING TO PIECE TOGETHER EVIDENCE FOR ANSWERS.
THE PRESIDENT REMEMBERS RETIRED SUPREME COURT JUSTICE WILLIAM BRENNAN WHO DIED TODAY. ))
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top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's THURSDAY July 24TH--
Our top story--
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An elderly man is expected to make a deal with the Commonwealth's Attorney-- in the case of a racially motivated bombing.
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P-Helvestine


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#596-22
SS=news-7 primetime


Good Evening, This NEWS-7 Primetime on WEFC.
I'm Connie Stevens.
GRAPHIC=helvestine


Frank (hell-vuh-steen) Helvestine is finally owning up to his part in a murder that took place more than twenty years ago.
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VO-NAT
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The 76-year Roanoke County man is expected to enter a guilty plea Monday, rather than face a jury the next day.
He has admitted giving Russell Saunders White, Junior, a piece of pipe, some blasting caps and a five-minute fuse.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


Just such explosives ignited a car bomb and fire in 1975, killing two-year old Carrie Mask.
White is dead, but Helvestine could get up to 25 years in prison for his part in the arson and manslaughter.

P-Cunanan


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-d
GRAPHIC=NONE


In the last days of his life, Andrew Cunanan was desperately trying to obtain a false I-D and passport, according to the F-B-I.
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VO-NAT


Cunanan no longer eludes police-- in the end, he was his last victim.
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SOT 20:19:33
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((PAUL PHILIP/FBI:WE WOULD HAVE PREFERRED TO HAVE INTERVIEWED HIM AND FIGURED OUT WHY HE DID WHAT HE DID BUT HE CHOSE A DIFFERENT WAY OUT, SO WE'LL TRY TO PIECE IT TOGETHER THROUGH OUR INVESTIGATION. ))
SUPER=01-Paul Philip/FBI; :
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***CONNIE AUDIO ON CART****
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Cunanan's life ended yesterday on this houseboat, some two-and-a- half miles north of where Gianna Versace was murdered.
When SWAT team members stormed the boat, they found a 40-caliber handgun next to his body-- the same caliber used to kill two of Cunanan's other suspected victims.
Cunanan had shot himself through the mouth.
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SOT 20:20:06
IN Q=To date there

((CHIEF RICHARD BARRETO/MIAMI BEACH POLICE DEPARTMENT: TO DATE THERE HAS BEEN NO SUICIDE NOTE OR OTHER CORRESPONDENCE FROM MR CUNANAN THAT WOULD REFLECT ON WHY HE COMMITTED THE CRIMES THAT HE IS ACCUSED OF. ))
SUPER=01-Chief Richard Barreto/Miami Beach Police Dept.; :
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OUT Q=accused of.
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VO-NAT


Police were called to the boat after a caretaker had surprised Cunanan, who had apparently been hiding out there.
And tonight, the F-B-I says it has located the OWNER of the houseboat.
49-year-old Torsten Reineck is being interviewed to determine, among other things, whether he had any relationship with Cunanan.
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P-Head-On


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=TFL
TAPE#597-23
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


A 13-year old Bedford County girl is in critical condition tonight at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
Crystal Johnson suffered head injuries after the pick-up truck her uncle was driving was hit head-on by another truck.
The accident happened around one today on Route 43 in Bedford County. State Police say 60-year old Buford Parker of Thaxton crossed the southbound lane into the northbound lane.
The two drivers were transported to Bedford Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.
Parker is charged with reckless driving.
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p-Tax-Commission


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-24
GRAPHIC=taxes


Democrat Don Beyer's tax cut plan is just six days old... and it's got em riled up in Richmond.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


A state commission on taxing authority heard the candidate's tax cut promise today.
And outside, Republican supporters of Jim Gilmore for governor protested to members coming in.
Beyer defends his plan from charges that it's targeted at middle income voters instead of those with the lowest incomes.
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((CAUSE WE'RE DOING A LOT OF OTHER DIFFERENT THINGS THAT DIRECTLY REACH THOSE PEOPLE THAT ARE LOW INCOME. SMALLER CLASS SIZES, PRE-SCHOOL FOR THE FOUR YEAR OLDS. AND A GREAT EFFORT TO MAKE SURE THAT THEY HAVE ACCESS TO COLLEGE.))
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A team of GOP-leaning economists endorsed Gilmore's plan yesterday, saying if it helps the richer counties, there's a reason.
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((MARK CRAIN/GMU ECONOMIST: GEE, FAIRFAX COUNTY'S GONNA GET A LOT OF MONEY BACK ON THIS. THEY HAVE HIGH INCOMES, THERE'S A LOT OF PEOPLE, AND THEY HAVE A HIGH TAX RATE. AND YEAH THEY DO. BUT THEY ALSO PAY THEY'RE SHARE OF -- GROWTH IN STATE REVENUES EXCEEDS WHAT THEY'RE GETTING BACK.))
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VO-NAT


But back at the tax commission... tempers flared over its largely Democratic bend-- so commission members declined to express opinions on Beyer's ideas.
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P-Midway-Buyout


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=597-27
GRAPHIC=flood relief


A Vinton community is getting aid to help move its residents to higher ground.
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Many Midway residents are located in a flood zone-- in an area running alongside Glade Creek.
Earlier tonight they met with state and local officials to find out more about the Midway Flood Damage Mitigation Project.
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((CHRIS STERLING/VA. DEPT. HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT: IT'S PROBABLY A VERY GOOD THING FOR THEIR PARTS IN NOT HAVING TO DEAL WITH FLOODING PROBLEMS BUT ALSO FOR THE TOWN. ALLEVIATING STRUCTURES IS GOING TO ALLOW THEM TO HAVE A BUFFER FOR FUTURE FLOODING.))
SUPER=01-Chris Sterling/VA.Dept. Housing and Urban Dev.
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OUT Q=for future flooding.
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The project costs about half-a-million dollars.
Its sponsored by state and town agencies along with FEMA--the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The money will help residents including Buril Sigmon who lost everything in the floods of 1985 and '92.
In September, appraisers will assess the houses, then offer homeowners a fair market value.
Officials hope to get relocations underway by November.
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tease#1

music under
ANCHOR=Connie
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Move over Dolly-- for Polly and her sisters.
Those scientists in Scotland have done it again-- this time cloning with HUMAN genes.
That story a little later on NEWS-7 Primetime.
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VO-NAT


But first, for many bluegrass musicians, home cookin' goes hand-in- hand with that high, lonesome sound.
So how about a cookbook with some of the biggest names in Bluegrass, along with their favorite recipes. Stick around.
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WEFC!!! go to break

P-Brennan


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-b
GRAPHIC=supreme court


The man legal scholars call the most influential judge of the 20th century has died.
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Retired Supreme Court Justice William Brennan shaped the landmark "One person one vote" principle...and expanded the rights of any person to sue the government.
He also wrote the definition of obscenity.
Brennan served on the high court for 34 years until 1990 when poor health forced him to retire.
The former jurist wrote more than 12 hundred opinions- the second most in the court's history.
He opposed the death penalty and supported abortion rights.
Brennan died today at age 91.
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P-Cereal


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#NET-F
GRAPHIC=NONE


The price of cereal has dropped in this country-- according to two congressmen who've made the costs a hot issue over the past few years.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :


But, the lawmakers say, they still have a ways to go.
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((REP. CHARLES SCHUMER/D- NEW YORK: THE GOOD NEWS IS THAT OUR REPORT ESTIMATES THAT AMERICA'S CEREAL BILL DROPPED BY $448 MILLION DOLLARS LAST YEAR. COMPARED TO LAST YEAR'S PRICES, THAT'S OVER A BILLION BOWLS OF CEREAL FOR FREE.))
SUPER=01-Rep. Charles Schumer/(D) New York; :
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VO-NAT


But the bad news-- General Mills is already increasing it's prices by two-point-six percent.
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p-Valley-Bank


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-37
GRAPHIC=Valley Bank


Valley Bank of Roanoke says it is one of the most successful recently- owned community banks in the U-S.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


For the third straight quarter in its brief two- year existence, Valley Bank has turned a profit.
Its profits have basically tripled since the previous quarter.
Valley Bank also reports over the past year it has come close to doubling its total assets, which now stand at 64- million- dollars.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=Valley Bank


Ellis Gutshall (GUT- shawl) the president of Valley Bank, says it's well ahead of its originally projected results.

p-Magnet-Camp


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-45
GRAPHIC=Education


A group of Roanoke Valley students is spending part of the summer indoors...sitting in front of a screen.
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((WHY DON'T YOU BOOKMARK THIS ONE IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY.))
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This week, teacher Cathy Vecellio (veh-SELL-ee-oh) has been helping a group of rising fourth, fifth and six graders prepare their own home pages for the internet.
Participants in the five- week "Tech Camp" are visiting Roanoke magnet schools for hands- on experience with science and technology.
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SOT 10:48:59
IN Q=It's been fun

((LYNDSEY ONYETT/SIXTH GRADE STUDENT: IT'S BEEN FUN, BECAUSE I DON'T HAVE IT AT HOME, AND IT'S SORT OF A PRIVILEGE.)) 10:52:54 ((MARCUS OLLIE/SIXTH GRADE STUDENT: WELL NOW I KNOW WHAT I WANT TO BE WHEN I GROW UP. REALLY WHAT'S THAT. COMPUTER EXPERT.))
SUPER=01-Lyndsey Onyett/Sixth Grade Student;
SUPER=01-Marcus Ollie/Sixth Grade Student;
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Tech Camp was designed in part to give students a taste of the city's magnet programs.
The Lincoln Terrace Saturn Network is still accepting applications for the upcoming school year.
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P-Bluegrass-Cookbook


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-39
GRAPHIC=None


Bill Monroe is best- known for songs such as Mule Skinner Blues and Blue Moon of Kentucky.
But it's his Jerusalem Ridge Fried Potatoes that are featured in the Bluegrass Music Cookbook.
Here's Joe Dashiell with the story.
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SUPER=01-Penny Parsons/Bluegrass Cookbook Author; :
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((Bill Monroe may be gone, but his music lives on... NAT SOUND OF MONROE'S BAND
And so does his favorite recipe, in a new cookbook dedicated to the Father of Bluegrass.
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SOT 13:49:26
IN Q=It goes all the way

((PENNY PARSONS/BLUEGRASS COOKBOOK AUTHOR: IT GOES ALL THE WAY THROUGH THE FIRST GENERATION FOLKS LIKE BILL MONROE AND JIMMY MARTIN AND RALPH STANLEY, JIM AND JESSE, EARL SCRUGGS, LESTER FLATT AND EVEN PEOPLE LIKE UNCLE DAVE MACON WHO WEREN'T EXACTLY BLUEGRASS FOLKS, BUT HAD TIES TO BLUEGRASS.))
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NAT SOUND OF RENO AND SMILEY
Don Reno and Red Smiley make the pages of the Bluegrass Music Cookbook.
So do the Stanley Brothers.
And the book brings bluegrass up to date with favorite recipes from a new parcel of pickers.
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IN Q=I guess we were surprised

((PENNY PARSONS/BLUEGRASS COOKBOOK AUTHOR: I GUESS WE WERE SURPRISED AT THE RESPONSE THAT WE GOT. IT WAS MUCH GREATER THAN WE EXPECTED. AND A NICE SURPRISE ALSO WAS THE FACT THAT THE RECIPES COVERED A REAL WIDE VARIETY. YOU'D EXPECT TO SEE CORNBREAD BISCUITS, THAT KIND OF THING, BUT WE GOT SOME ORIENTAL RECIPES, SOUTHWESTERN AND VEGETARIAN. SO THERE WAS A REAL VARIETY THAT CAME IN.))
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Penny Parsons created the cookbook with Ken Beck and Jim Clark. She hopes the book will appeal to bluegrass fans whether or not they're committed cooks.
And with 375 recipes from more than 180 performers, historical vignettes, photographs and trivia, she says the Bluegrass Music Cookbook serves up something for everyone.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke)) Forecasts
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P-dorey
ANCHOR=Connie
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Stick around-- there's more NEWS-7 Primetime right after this break--
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Including-- an unusual sight at the Virginia Tech Veterinary School.
Dorey the Camel is being nursed back to health.
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P-Gulf-War


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# 597-31
GRAPHIC=gulf war


More Gulf War veterans can expect to hear from the Pentagon.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File; :


Officials are notifying more vets -- about 100-thousand-- that they may have been exposed to poison gas from Iraqi weapons.
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SOT 15:36:39
IN Q=Current medical

((KENNETH BACON/DEFENSE DEPARTMENT SPOKESMAN: CURRENT MEDICAL EVIDENCE INDICATES THAT LONG TERM HEALTH PROBLEMS AREN'T LIKELY FROM BRIEF LOW-LEVEL EXPOSURE TO NERVE AGENTS. ))
SUPER=01-Kenneth Bacon/Defense Department Spokesman; :
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OUT Q=nerve agents.
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VO-NAT


And the Pentagon says the amounts were too small to cause the mysterious Gulf War illness.
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P-Cloning


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-30
GRAPHIC=CLONING


The Scottish researchers who brought us Dolly, the world's first cloned animal-- have done it again.
They've made FIVE virtually identical sheep-- but this time they contain HUMAN genes.
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VO-NAT


They are carbon copies of animals genetically engineered to produce therapeutic human proteins.
Her creators won't say what Polly produces-- but other sheep the company has engineered make proteins to treat cystic fibrosis, and products that both promote and inhibit blood clotting.
According to one American expert, today's announcement holds great promise.
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SOT 18:47:06
IN Q=The fact

((DR. JACK RUTLEDGE/UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN: THE FACT THAT WE HAVE FIVE CLONES THAT ARE ALL IDENTICAL OR PRETTY MUCH IDENTICAL MEANS WE COULD EXPAND THIS TO WHATEVER NUMBER WE MIGHT NEED IN THE FUTURE. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Jack Rutledge/University of Wisconsin; :
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VO-NAT


The lambs were cloned using the same methods that produced Dolly-- taking D-N-A from one animal, putting it into an egg, then implanting it into another animal.
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P-Car-Phone


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-35
GRAPHIC=male/female


Researchers don't say why, but women who drive and talk on the telephone are more likely to get involved in a crash.
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VO-NAT


Men, on the other hand, are more likely to speed, swerve or fail to signal.
The study was done by the Rochester Institute of Technology.
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cool-video


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-29 slugged camel
SUPER=x5042; Video of the Day Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
GRAPHIC=News-7 primetime


The newest patient at the Virginia Tech Veterinary School, is getting a lot of attention...
Some say its a little strange looking, others say its cute, we'll let you decide in tonight's video of the day.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Blacksburg


Meet Dorey: a six day old camel born on a ranch in Tazewell County.
She came to the hospital after she had trouble nursing from her mother.
She also fell down a hill and wasn't strong enough to get back to her mother.
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1:23:02
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((GRETTA STAMBERG/FOURTH YEAR VET STUDENT: I HAVE LLAMAS AT HOME SO I'M REALLY INTERESTED IN CAMELS. SHE CAME IN WHILE I WAS ON EMERGENCY SO I SNATCHED THE CASE RIGHT UP. I WASN'T GONNA LET ANYBODY ELSE HAVE IT. ))
SUPER=75-Gretta Stamberg/Veterinary Student
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OUT Q=have it.
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VO-NAT


Of course it's also been a lot of work.
Dorey must be fed every hour with a special formula-- developed just for her.
She's strong enough that she's scheduled to return to the Lost World Ranch tomorrow.
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SP-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-12
GRAPHIC=PRIMETIME BIG


Tonight on Primetime sports, Steve Mason checks in from the Panthers camp again with a look at Kerry Collins and the receivers.
Tim Duncan signs with the Spurs, and Warrick Dunn comes to terms with the Bucs.
Plus, we'll see how Chip Sullivan came out during the first round of the Hartford Open.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA/Phils vs. Giants; :00


But first, baseball this afternoon out on the Bay as the Giants hosted the Phils.
Former Salem Buccaneer, Midre Cummings slaps this little bloop into left field in the 4th to bring home Mike Lieberthal and Derrick May.
Barry Bonds would try to bring the Giants back with this rope to right field. The hit give Barry an RBI on his 33rd birthday. It's 4-to-3 Giants.
But the party guy was Kevin Stocker who hits his second homer of the year, and added one more hit as the lowly Phils lower the Giants 7-to-4.
Now the rest of the digits. wipe to scores
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SP-Dunn


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-13
GRAPHIC=NFL


The NFL first round draft picks continue to filter into camps across the country.
Tonight 18 of the 30 first round selections have signed.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Charlottesville/1995; :00


The latest to do so is Tampa Bay top pick, former Florida State all-american running back, Warrick Dunn.
The small but speedy back was the 12th overall pick in this year's draft.
He signs a six year, $8 point 8 million dollar deal with the Bucs.
His FSU teammate linebacker Peter Boulware continues to holdout with the Ravens.
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SP-Panthers


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=CP97-1
GRAPHIC=Panthers training camp


Carolina Panthers quarterback Kerry Collins came into his own last season by earning a spot on the NFC pro bowl roster.
This year he has some new receivers and added confidence as he heads into his third season in the league.
Steve Mason has more from Panthers' camp in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
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SUPER=@Steve1; :44
SUPER=01-Muhsin Muhammad/Panthers Receiver; 1:00
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((Kerry Collins begins his third NFL season with a a pro bowl appearance under his belt. But his all star status has not gone to his head. ((DOM CAPERS:))
Collins threw 14 touchdowns and only 9 interceptions last year, 10 less INT's than in his first season. ((KERRY:)) ((STEVE:)) ((DOM:))
Rockets main competition will be first round draft pick Rae Carruth and free agent acquisition Ernie Mills. Muhsin Muhammad returns at full strength after a hamstring injuring limited his effectiveness last year. ((:))
Running back Winslow Oliver needs to elevate his hands as carolina's third down back. At Panthers training camp, Steve Mason, News 7 Sports.))
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SP-Duncan


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-30
SS=NBA


15 of the 28 first round draft picks from last month's NBA draft are now under contract.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Winston-Salem, NC/Last Season;:00


This afternoon, Tim Duncan, the former Wake Forest all-american, who was the number one pick in the draft signed his first pro deal.
No terms were released, but it's likely he will receive rookie salary maximum of $10 point 2 million over three years.
The Spurs plan to play Duncan alongside David Robinson on the front line this coming season.
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SP-Sullivan


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-14
GRAPHIC=Chip Sullivan


Chip Sullivan shot a one over par round of 71 today furing the first round of the Canon Greater Hartford Open.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Hartford, CT/CBS; :00


Fuzzy Zoeller, who has been rather quiet since the infamous Tiger Woods incident at the Masters was in contention for a while today,but he finished at even par for his round.
Brad Faxon was near the front as well at one point but he finished at 2 under par.
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MIKE ON TOSS
Wayne Levi and Eric Johnson share the first round lead after shooting six under 64's.

Bye


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