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Coming up-
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How would you like lower taxes- lawmakers say that's what you'll get in a budget deal reached tonight.
An explosion levels a New York restaurant.
New information about what happened before a deadly crash in Roanoke.
and listen in as Fred Goldman tries out for a new job-
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News 7 is next.

Newsbreak


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Good Evening.
It's a deal.
A budget compromise is reached.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


It includes lower taxes for millions of families, students and investors- and a balanced budget by 2002.
SUPER=03-Brewster, NY;


A propane blast levels a New York State restaurant killing at least two people.
SUPER=03-


While an explosion on the side of a Tennessee Interstate kills two workers and injures 12 motorists.
SUPER=03-San Antonio, TX;


Plus Fred Goldman is taking to the airwaves- trying out for his own radio show.
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ANCHOR=Jean


And Robin says the heat wave is ending-
Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Budget


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


A budget deal is struck- that could mean more money in your pocket.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


The compromise reached tonight balances the budget by the year 2002 while lowering taxes for millions of Americans.
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SOT 21:05:58
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((JOHN KASICH/HOUSE BUDGET COMMITTEE: THIS IS A HUGE STEP IN SENDING PEOPLE'S POWER, MONEY AND INFLUENCE BACK AND LETTING THEM CONTROL THEIR OWN LIVES.))
SUPER=01-Rep. John Kasich/(R) House Budget Committee;
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OUT Q=CONTROL THEIR OWN LIVES."
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It includes a 500 dollar per child tax credit for children 16 and under- for couples making up to 110 thousand dollars a year or single parents making up to 75 thousand dollars a year.
There will also be tuition tax credits of 15 hundred dollars for the first two years of college, plus more tax incentives for later years of education.
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SOT 20:16:06
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(( THIS IS AN HISTORIC OPPORTUNITY...IT CAN BE THE ACHIEVEMENT OF A GENERATATION. ))
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The top capital gains tax rate will drop from 28 to 20 percent in most cases.
The deal also calls for a cigarette tax that would go up to 15 cents a pack by 2002.
Most of the money would go to health care for poor children.
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Helvestine


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-46
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It was a drive-by bombing.
A two- year old girl was the un-intended victim of racial hatred.
Keith Humphry has the story of Frank Helvestine and his victims.
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SOT
IN Q=Barry Mask and
SUPER=03-Salem; :00
SUPER=04-1975 Va. State Police Photo; :04
SUPER=01-Skip Burkart/Commonwealth's Attorney; :10
SUPER=01-Clarence Keeling/Intended Victim's Husband; :30
SUPER=01-Barry Mask/Victim's Father; 1:02
RUNS=1:19
OUT Q=Humphry, NEWS 7.

(( Barry Mask and his family had just returned home, May 10, 1975.
He parked his car next to Ruth Pearman's Monte Carlo- -seconds before a pipe bomb went off beneath it.
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SOT 12:18:16 tape #2
IN Q=

((ALL WE KNOW IS THAT THEY WERE BEHIND MS PEARMAN'S CAR, WHEN ALL OF A SUDDEN THE CAR EXPLODED. AT THAT POINT, FLAMES SHOT INTO THEN AIR. OBVIOUSLY THE GAS TANK HAD EXPLODED AT THAT POINT.))
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It was intended as a warning.
Pearman was engaged to Marry Clarence Keeling.
Frank Helvestine and his friend Russ White didn't approve of inter-racial dating.
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((I'M BLACK. SHE'S WHITE. WHY TAKE IT OUT ON HER? WHY DIDN'T THEY COME AFTER ME?))
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Helvestine's racist message was lost on them. They're still married.
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((AS AN ACCESSORY BEFORE THE FACT, GUILTY.))
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Helvestine is guilty- -though he insisted on entering his pleas under a provision of case law that allows him to proclaim his innocence. And he wants it known he was merely an accessory.
He scouted out the car, provided the bomb materials, but another man planted the bomb.
Carrie Ann Mask was the UN-intended victim.
She was killed when a piece of the pipe shattered her skull.
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SOT 13:28:58 tape #4
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((YOU CAN PUT IT OUT THE BACK OF YOUR MIND IS ALL YOU CAN DO AND GO ON WITH YOUR LIFE. THAT'S ALL I'VE BEEN DOING TO 22 YEARS.))
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Helvestine is due back in court in September when Judge Diane Strickland imposes sentence for arson, manslaughter and two counts of unlawful wounding.
Keith Humphry, NEWS 7.

Franklin-Wreck


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-46
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


Police say the accident that killed four people in Roanoke yesterday began with a terrifying trip down Windy Gap Mountain.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


One of the three surviving children told police the accelerator stuck as the station wagon drove into Roanoke County.
The driver, 47 year old Anna Marie Talbert, tried to use the brakes, but could not stop the car.
The brakes apparently failed as the car passed the city limits, sending it out of control.
It ran over a guardrail, flipped several times and caught fire.
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SOT 16:04:58
IN Q=Oh it was really

((SHARON WOODS/NEIGHBOR; OH IT WAS AWFUL, IT WAS REALLY BAD. WE DIDN'T KNOW HOW MANY PEOPLE WERE IN IT UNTIL THE GUY ACROSS THE YARD, HE WENT DOWN AND MY HUSBAND RAN AND GOT HIS FIRE EXTINQUISHER ))
SUPER=01-Sharon Woods/Neighbor;
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OUT Q=got his fire extinguisher
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VO-NAT


Talbert and her 14 year old son died in the wreck along with two other teenagers.
Police say the neighbor's quick action probably saved the lives of the three children who survived the accident.
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Fatal-Ax


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
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TAPE#97-44
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


A kiss apparently lead to a fatal car crash that killed a 17-year old Danville Girl yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Friends say Holly Lester's boyfriend Brian Godfrey leaned over to kiss her as he drove on Route 41 around 2 a-m.
The car then swerved into a tree, killing Lester and leaving Godfrey with minor head wounds.
Godfrey says he doesn't remember the accident.
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SOT 6:22:03
IN Q=I'm sorry

((BRIAN GODFREY/VICTIM'S BOYFRIEND: I'M SORRY SHE'S GONE. I JUST WANT HER BACK BECAUSE HEAVEN TO ME WAS WITH HER. I JUST KNOW I'LL SEE HER AGAIN ONE DAY IN HEAVEN AND THAT WE'LL BE TOGETHER. MYRA LESTER/VICTIM'S MOTHER: I'LL ALWAYS MISS HER. I KNOW THAT SHE'S IN A BETTER PLACE AND I KNOW THAT GOD WILL SHOW ME THE REASON IN THE FUTURE. EMILY STOWE/VICTIM'S FRIEND: SHE LOVED TO LAUGH. SHE WAS JUST THE TYPE OF PERSON WHO COULD CHEER ANYBODY UP. IF YOU WERE DOWN AND TALKED TO HER YOU ALWAYS WALKED AWAY WITH A SMILE ON YOUR FACE.))
SUPER=01-Brian Godfrey/Victim's Boyfriend;
SUPER=01-Myra Lester/Victim's Mother; :11
SUPER=01-Emily Stowe/Victim's Friend; :21
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OUT Q=on your face
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VO-NAT


Funeral services for Holly Lester will be held tomorrow in Danville.
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Matt-Brown


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-37
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Hundreds of law enforcement officers from across the state converged on Bedford County today, to pay respects to the son of Bedford sheriff Mike Brown.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co./Last Week; :00


17- year- old Matthew Jordan Brown was killed Friday when his car flipped over on Route 691, about two miles from his home.
Brown was remembered today as a talented, outgoing young man with a flair for performing.
Friends and family packed a memorial service at Glade Creek Lutheran Church.
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SOT 00:17:36
IN Q=I think the

((TONY WARE/FAMILY FRIEND: I THINK THE SHOW OF SUPPORT, THEIR FRIENDS, WHETHER IT'S LAW ENFORCEMENT OF JUST FRIENDS IN GENERAL, THE TURNOUT HERE IS UNBELIEVABLE THIS MORNING. IT HAS TO BE COMFORTING TO THEM TO KNOW THAT EVERYBODY'S GRIEVING WITH THEM.))
SUPER=01-Tony Ware/Family Friend; :00
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OUT Q=grieving with them.
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VO-NAT


Brown graduated last month from North Cross High School in Roanoke.
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NY-Explosion


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
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A propane blast levels a New York State restaurant-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Brewster, NY;

just as it was opening this afternoon-
Three people are dead. Five others are injured.
Kelties Bum Steer is in Brewster New York, near the Connecticut border-
The restaurant is attached to a motel.
Firefighters are digging through the wreckage to make sure no one else is trapped.
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wipe wipe wipe

TN-Blast


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wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Nashville, TN;


An explosion rocked a highway construction site in Tennessee- killing two people and injuring at least a dozen motorists.
It happened on Interstate-24 in Nashville.
The blast blew out windshields and caused accidents as drivers slammed on their brakes.
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SOT 15:01:53
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((DAVID LANFORD/TRUCK DRIVER I SEEN A BIG OLE CLOUD OF WHITE SMOKE. NEXT THING I KNOWN I SEEN SOMETHING FLYING ACROSS THE INTERSTATE THEN A MAN HIT THE SIDE OF MY TRUCK. HE'S DEAD. IT BLOWED EM UP.))
SUPER=01-David Lanford/Truck Driver;
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OUT Q=IT BLOWED EM UP.
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Authorities say dynamite used to widen the road went off prematurely. No word on why.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
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Still to come on the newscast, two localities in our area argue over possible annexation,
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And police tapes released today reveal more about the shooting of fashion designer Gianni Versace.
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Versace-911


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
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GRAPHIC=Versace


Miami Beach police released the 9-1-1 tapes from the Gianni Versace shooting.
Jim Axelrod has the story.
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OUT Q=CBS News, Miami."

((INVESTIGATORS RELEASED THE 9-1-1 TAPES TODAY FROM MOMENTS AFTER GIANNI VERSACE WAS SHOT. THE CALL IS FROM VERSACE'S COOK INSIDE THE MANSION.
9-1-1 emergency. A man's been shot.. Please immediately. Please. He was walking in front of his home. It's Gianni Versace.. He was entering his house. We just heard gunshots going outside. He's on the steps of the house. He's not moving. He's not moving.
FOR THE NEXT 9 DAYS.. INVESTIGATORS FOLLOWED UP HUNDREDS OF REPORTED SIGHTINGS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. THE FBI NOW SAYS CUNANAN WENT QUICKLY TO THIS HOUSEBOAT SEVERAL MILES NORTH OF THE MURDER SCENE AND LIKELY NEVER LEFT. HE WAS HUNTED AND ALONE. JIM AXELROD, CBS NEWS, MIAMI.))

Ward-system


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-50
GRAPHIC=Roanoke


Roanoke City Council members are currently elected at large--
But that may change this fall.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


City Council is reviewing a plan to go to a modified ward system.
Voters would elect a representative from their area, as well as the mayor and vice mayor.
The Ward plan has been described as a way to ensure minority representation on council.
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IN Q=i don't like

((ESTELLE MCCADDEN: I DON'T LIKE THE THING OF ZONING TO MAKE SURE...LET US PUT IN THER-- WHO'S BEST. WE KNOW WHAT WE NEED IN OUR SECTIONS. )) ((MIKE URBANSKI: THE MODIFIED WARD SYSTEM WILL RESULT IN A VULCANIZED DIVIDED CITY COUNCIL MORE CONCERNED WITH THE ISSUES OF SPECIFIC NEIGHBORHOODS, THAN IN THE WELFARE OF THE CITY AS A WHOLE. ))
SUPER=07-Estelle McCadden; :00
SUPER=07-Mike Urbanski; :10
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=as a whole
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Supporters of the plan say some areas of the city have no representation on council.
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SOT 7:29:28
IN Q=I THINK

((BILL BESTPITCH: I THINK EVERY CITIZEN IN THE CITY OF ROANOKE SHOULD HAVE THE RIGHT TO HAVE THEIR VIEW HEARD ON THIS ISSUE-- PUT IT ON A REFERENDUM IN NOVEMBER. ))
SUPER=07-Bill Bestpitch;
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OUT Q=in november
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VO-NAT


Mayor David Bowers said after tonight's public hearing, he anticipates City Council will put the issue to a referendum.
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South-Boston


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-49
GRAPHIC=NONE


South Boston and Halifax County leaders met at the negotiating table tonight...
with sharply clashing ideas of how much land the county should give the town.
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SOT 11:39:54
IN Q=The unfortunate thing

((DAN SLEEPER/HALIFAX CO. ADMINISTRATOR: THE UNFORTUNATE THING FOR COUNTIES IN VIRGINIA IS WE'RE LIKE FAMILIES. WE'RE LIKE THE PARENTS, AND THE TOWNS ARE LIKE CHILDREN. IF YOU GET TWO CHILDREN FIGHTING OVER PART OF YOUR ESTATE OR PART OF YOUR PROPERTY, WHAT DO YOU DO WITH THEM? THEY'RE STILL GOING TO GET SOMETHING AND YOU HAVE TO DEAL WITH THEM AND IF YOU REFUSE TO DEAL WITH THEM, THE COURT'S GOING TO LOOK AT YOU LIKE YOU'RE NOT A GOOD PARENT.))
SUPER=01-Dan Sleeper/Halifax Co. Administrator;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=good parent
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax Co.;


The town of South Boston wants to triple its size by grabbing ten square miles of county land.
Halifax supervisors have offered a compromise ... saving revenue-rich Centerville for itself.
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SOT 11:47:20
IN Q=I would say

((GLEN ABERNATHY/SOUTH BOSTON MAYOR: I WOULD SAY IT ROUGHLY INCLUDES ABOUT HALF THE AREA THE TOWN PROPOSES TO ANNEX.))
SUPER=01-Glen Abernathy/South Boston Mayor;
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OUT Q=annex
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VO-NAT


Tonight's plan would give the town more than a million dollars in extra revenue, while robbing the county of almost 400 thousand dollars.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Both parties say they want to negotiate.
If they can't find middle ground, the battle over land could continue in court.

Tease#2



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Coming up next, Fred Goldman tries out a new job,
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VO-NAT


And we'll see the nation's only museum dedicated to the Fab Four...and its right in our backyard.
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Goldman


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
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Fred Goldman is taking to the airwaves but this time it has nothing to do with O-J Simpson.
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SOT 16:54:35
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((THIS IS FRED GOLDMAN. THE TIME IS 1:11.))
SUPER=07-Fred Goldman;
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OUT Q=TIME IS ONE ELEVEN."
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Antonio, TX;


The father of murder victim Ron Goldman is on the air in San Antonio, Texas- for a shot at his own talk show.
W-O-A-I radio is running auditions for its mid afternoon call in show- Goldman's trying out.
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SOT 16:54:50
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((I'M NOT SURE I'M READY FOR THIS BUT I GUESS I'M GOING TO FIND OUT PRETTY QUICKLY.))
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OUT Q=find out pretty quickly."
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VO-NAT


Goldman says he's willing to talk about anything during his week long audition.
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Rail-Crossing


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-42
GRAPHIC=None


Some Blue Ridge residents are breathing a temporary sigh of relief.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


Norfolk Southern Railroad will not close its grade crossing on Cherry Lane right away.
Railroad officials say reducing the number of crossings prevents accidents.
Five families say if the railroad blocks that site, they'll have no route off their property.
The group has filed a permanent injunction to keep the crossing opened.
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SOT13:05:41
IN Q=In the meantime

((ROBERT HAGAN/PLANTIFF ATTORNEY:IN THE MEANTIME, WE'VE ASKED FOR TEMPORARY INJUCTION SO THAT THE CROSSINGS WOULD NOT BE CLOSED UNTIL THE FAMILIES HAVE THEIR DAY IN COURT AND THE RAILROAD HAS AGREED. THE CROSSING WILL REMAIN OPENED PENDING THE COURT HEARING.))
SUPER=01-Robert Hagan/Plantiff's Attorney;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=court hearing
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VO-NAT


No date for the hearing has been scheduled yet.
Plantiff's Attorney Robert Hagan says N-S lawyers have given every indication they plan to close the crossing.
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Heat


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jsu
TAPE#97-43
GRAPHIC=Summer Heat


Temperatures today reached into the blistering 90's.
Making it the hottest day of the year for much of southwest and central Virginia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Heat cramps are dehydration are very common on hot days like this.
Those forced to work outdoors are at greater risk for heat exhaustion and even heat stroke.
The sun also has a significant burning potential.
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SOT 05:33:17
IN Q=One of the main things

((DR. MICHAEL RORRER/ROANOKE MEMORIAL EMS: EVERY YEAR I WOULD SAY WE SEE 10 TO 20 TIMES MORE PEOPLE COMING INTO ER WITH SUNBURNS THAN ALL THE OTHER HEAT RELATED PROBLEMS ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Michael Rorrer/Roanoke Memorial EMS
RUNS=:09
OUT Q= other heat related problems
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VO-NAT


Here are some safety tips to keep in mind. - Wear light weight and light colored clothing. - Make sure to wear sunscreen while out in the sun. - Drink plenty of fluids. - Arrange outdoor activities during the mornings or evenings when the sun is less intense.
Children and the elderly at the most at risk and should be supervised.
There are ways to beat the heat--swimming is of course a great way to stay cool.
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=steve
TAPE#S7-7
GRAPHIC=Bowling


First in sports tonight; bowling!!! Arnie Richards bowled a 300 at Viking Lanes this evening; his first and the thrid such game at Viking this bowling season. Now; lets roll out the numbers. WIPE TO SCORES
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2/j/Toronto/1//Milwaukee/0//9-3 Mil #2 in 9th/;
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S-Avalanche


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=CL-97
GRAPHIC=Avalanche


The Salem Avalanche began a three game homestand with the Southern Division leading Kinston Indians last night.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Salem/Indians vs. Avalanche; :00


A divisional game brought out the game faces at Salem memorial Stadium as first place met second.
We start in the bottom of the third. Kyle Houser with the chopper up the middle that the Indians can't handle. Garrett Newbart scores from third and we are tied at 2. Kinston takes the lead in the fourth as Tim Jorgenson doubles off the wall
SUPER=37-Kinston/6/Salem/2 ;

and Darren Stumberger crosses the platte all the way from second. 3-2 Indians.
And they would blow this one wide open in the 7th. Mark Budzinski singles up the middle; two Indians come on down and Kinston melts the Av's 6 to 2.
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S-Irabu


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-8
GRAPHIC=Yankees


Speaking of the minors, New York Yankee phenom Hideki Irabu is headed there after just four starts in the majors.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-New York; :00


The 28 year old right hander has a 7.97 ERA after being tattooed by Cleveland, Milwaukee and Seattle in his last three outings. He leaves the show with a 2 and 2 record and, may I remind you, he still has that 12.8 million dollar contract.
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-9
GRAPHIC=Express


The Roanoke Express announced three major player signings yesterday.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke/This Past Season; :00


Veteran goalie Dave Gagnon returns for a third year in a Roanoke Express jersey. Gagnon was 34-18 and 6 last season with a 3.21 goals against average.
Dave will have Duane Harmer in front of him again this season. Harmer, a defenseman, played 70 games this past year and registered 32 points.
On offense, Roanoke has resigned speedy center Jeff Loder. In his rookie year he produced 45 points.
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S-Messier


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-10
GRAPHIC=NHL


Future NHL hall of famer mark Messier did not resign with his old team
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Vancouver;


The Vancouver Canucks held a news conference today to announce the signing of the former New York Rangers captain. The 36 year old inks a contract reportedly worth between 18 and 20 million over three years.
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S-Catholic


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-11
GRAPHIC=FFE

High school football season is just a matter of weeks away. Roanoke Catholic began practice yesterday.
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SOT
IN Q=We

((JOHN COOKE/ROANOKE CATHOLIC HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-John Cooke/Roanoke Catholic Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=...this time
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VO-NAT(Con't)
SUPER=03-Roanoke/This Morning;


Cooke begins this season without 6 seniors lost to graduation and without his star player in PJ Moyer.
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SOT
IN Q="For
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=...rising sophomore"
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Sports tease


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=none


Still to come tonight, news concerning former Virginia tech football standout Bruce Smith and the law,
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VO-NAT

and Mike Stevens check in on the Washington Redskins defense; which received a huge boost today.
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S-Brunell


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-14
GRAPHIC=Jaguars


The Jacksonville Jaguars signed quarterback Mark Brunell to 5 year contract worth over 30 million dollars yesterday.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=


Speaking of signings; Bruce Smith is not signed with Buffalo. Virginia Beach police say they arrested the former Virginia tech star for driving under the influence this weekend. A police spokesman says an officer found Smith asleep at the wheel with the car still running around 6:20 Sunday morning. His licence was suspended for a week.
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S-Defense


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#RS97-1
GRAPHIC=REDSKINS CAMP


The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed Kenard Lang.
Lang joins the skins training camp just in time for this Saturday's first preseason game against Tampa Bay.
Mike Stevens says Lang and the skins defense are both unproven.
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SOT
IN Q=AUDIO
SUPER=04-1996 season;
SUPER=01-Mike Nolan/Redskins Defensive Coordinator;
SUPER=01-Cris Dishman/Redskins Cornerback;
SUPER=01-Darrell Green/Redskins Cornerback;
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(( When your team gives up 350 yards a game, and lets the opposition not only control the clock over half the time, but also convert nearly half its third down opportunities - it's easy to see why the Skins missed the playoffs in 1996.
To help remedy those problems, head coach Norv Turner has brought in former Giants' defensive coordinator Mike Nolan to work his magic in DCTERMS. ((MIKE NOLAN/REDSKINS DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR:))
The key to the turnaround could be veteran cornerback Cris Dishman, a 10 year veteran free agent acquisition from the Oilers, who is anything but passive. ((CRIS DISHMAN/REDSKINS CORNERBACK:)) ((DARRELL GREEN/REDSKINS CORNERBACK:)) ((CRIS DISHMAN/REDSKINS CORNERBACK:))
Dishman isn't the only new blood in the defensive backfield. Nolan also brought safety Jesse Campbell over from the Giants.
Campbell, in his 7th year from NC State, is expected to start at strong safety. In Frostburg Maryland, Mike Stevens News 7 sports.))

Beatles-Museum


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A new museum has Beatle fans flocking to the Old Dominion
It's the only one of its kind in the nation.
And you don't even have to take a long and winding road to get there.
Ellen Qualls has more.
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You've come to the right place.
The only museum devoted to a revolutionary group in a revolutionary country.
But why?
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((BECAUSE NO ONE WOULD GO TO A PARTRIDGE FAMILY MUSEUM.)) runs:04
There is of course a deeper answer.
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((YES THEY WERE A ROCK GROUP BUT THEY WOULD PLAY BALLADS. AND THEY WOULD PLAY SOME OF THE BEST BALLADS AROUND. AND THEY HAVE WOULD PLAY ROCK-N-ROLL AND THAT WOULD BE THE BEST. AND THEN THEY WOULD DO A NOVELTY SONG OR A GIMMICK SONG SUCH AS "WHEN I'M 64." THE DIDN'T HAVE TO FOLLOW THE TRENDS. THEY ALWAYS SET THE TRENDS IN MUSIC.))
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It's a year old and has already logged 15- thousand visitors from every state in the nation and some foreign countries.
Many by accident.
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((PAT MESSMORE: WELL WE WERE COMING BACK FROM A SIDE TRIP TO SEE THOMAS JEFFERSON'S BIRTHPLACE. AND WE WERE RIDING BY THE TOWN AND WE JUST HAPPENED TO SEE "BEATLES MUSEUM."))
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It's NOT the Smithsonian, but true fans will enjoy the visit.
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((THIS RECORD APPRAISES UP TO 25- THOUSAND DOLLARS. VERSION ONE OF AN INTERVIEW FROM THE BEATLES. THAT'S VERSION TWO. AND THIS VERSION HAS THE LISTING OF VERSION ONE, BUT PLAYS THE SONGS OF VERSION TWO.))
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((SO IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR IT, IT'S RIGHT HERE ON MAIN STREET IN STANARDSVILLE. THE MUSEUM OF FAB FOUR ALL THE TIME IS OPEN MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. NOT EIGHT DAYS A WEEK -- FOR YOU DIEHARD FANS.))
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So what do the three living Beatles think?
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((WELL I THINK THEY'RE HAPPY WE'RE DOING IT. I HAVEN'T SEEN 'EM DRIVE UP IN BIG LIMOS YET.))
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NAT SOT end of "Revolution."
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Ellen Qualls, News 7, Greene Co.))

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