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News-Heads

ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NEWS HEADS
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Next on News 7 at Five-
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VO-NAT


A bus full of children crashes into a river just south of Petersburg.
We'll check in at Yokohama Tire- where a contract is set to expire tonight.
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Wx-Heads
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


Are you ready for September weather in July? I knew you were. The delightful weather story is coming up.

medical-heads


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=cst
TAPE#med heads
GRAPHIC=NONE


On Health Check-- news for patients who take a common blood-thinner.
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VO-NAT


Plus, when it comes to home health care-- government investigators have turned up evidence of rip-offs-- at taxpayers expense.
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((THE PROGRAM IS OUT OF CONTROL, AND VERY BADLY SO. ))
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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VO-NAT


A close friend of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks was killed-- and several other people injured in a bus accident in Sussex County this morning.
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5-bus-Ax


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-35
GRAPHIC=news7 at five


Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
The accident happened at about 7-15 just south of Petersburg.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Stoney Creek;


The charter bus was on a tour tracing the path of the Underground Railroad from Charleston, South Carolina, to Washington, D-C.
The bus plunged off Interstate 95 into the Nottoway River.
25-year old Addisa Foulkes of Detroit was killed.
34 children between the ages of 11 and 17 were hurt- some with life threatening injuries.
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SOT BUS WRECK TAPE 1:12:19
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((PLANNED FOR THE WORST...BROUGHT THREE CRASH TRUCKS INITIALLY )) ((I WAS DELIGHTED ...MUCH MUCH WORSE. ))
SUPER=01-Bill Harris/Greenville Volunteer Rescue; :00 quickly
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VO-NAT


The "pathways to freedom" trip was sponsored by a Detroit institute named for Rosa Parks.
Parks made civil rights history in 1955 when she refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama.
She says Foulkes was like a grandson to her, but she hopes the group can continue its trip.
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SOT 14:04:14 2pm feed
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((ROSA PARKS/CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEER: ))
SUPER=01-Rosa Parks/Civil Rights Pioneer;
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OUT Q=HOPE THEY CAN CONTINUE.
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VO-NAT


There's no word on what caused the bus to go off the bridge into the river.
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5-yokohama


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=eea
TAPE#597-23
GRAPHIC=yokohama


Union employees at Yokohama tire have fewer than seven hours left on their current contract.
The deadline was extended to midnight tonight, as negotiators worked on a deal last week.
double boxes Eric/Jean


Eric Earnhart joins us from the Roanoke County Hotel where the two sides are meeting.
Eric, any idea how close they are?
ANCHOR=Eric


Jean they're close enough to schedule an informational meeting of union
members for tomorrow...SUPER=@eric1;
SUPER=22-Roanoke;

the purpose of that meeting is to explain the details of the proposed contract, once they have one.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Negotiators spent a lot of time at the table over the past three days, working into the early morning hours.
They spent most of their time today either meeting in the room, or in small groups outside.
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LIVE=eric full
SUPER=22-Roanoke;


One thing they are NOT talking about is another contract extension.
A union official says that is not on the table today.
double boxes Jean/Eric


He said they're hoping to settle the deal sometime this evening, Jean?

5-Budget


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NET-A
GRAPHIC=BUDGET


It's a budget deal that will probably mean more money in your pocket.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


Republican leaders and the president are giving the plan a thumbs up. It'll balance the budget by 2002 and cut most Americans taxes.
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SOT 15:44;01
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((PRESIDENT CLINTON: THIS SUMMER WE HAD AN HISTORIC OPPORTUNITY STRENGTHEN AMERICAN FOR THE 21ST CENTURY AND WE SEIZED IT. ))
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OUT Q=and we seized it.
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VO-NAT


The deal includes 140 billion dollars in tax cuts- including a 500-dollar per child credit for most American families- and a cut in the captial gains tax.
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((SEN. TRENT LOTT/R- SENATE MAJORITY LEADER: IT'S AN EXCITING TIME TO BE HERE THIS AFTERNOON ESPECIALLY WITH ALL THESE YOUNG PEOPLE AND ALL THESE PARENTS. YOU REPRESENT WHAT WE'VE BEEN WORKING ON ALL YEAR LONG.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Trent Lott/(R) Senate Majority Leader;
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OUT Q=ALL YEAR LONG."
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VO-NAT


The deal is expected to make it to the President's desk by Friday.
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5-bottoms


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#net-d
GRAPHIC=Bottoms


The Virginia Court of Appeals has overturned a ruling that Sharon Bottoms' female partner should be barred from visiting Bottoms' son.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


Today, the court ruled that a Henrico County judge erred when he cut off contact between Bottoms' son, Tyler, and April Wade solely based on the fact that Wade is a lesbian.
Bottoms' mother-- Kay, won custody of the child, and asked the court not to allow Wade any visitation.
The appeals court said NOT just sexual orientation -- should be considered when deciding what's best for the child.
The case will return to Henrico County for more hearings.
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5-Co-Flooding


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NET-C
GRAPHIC=FLOODING


Flash flooding claimed at least four lives in Colorado- 20 others are still missing.
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((NAT SOUND WATER. WE'LL GET YOU JUST HANG ON.))
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fort Collins, CO;


This was the scene last night when the flash flooding hit-
This man hung onto a tree until rescuers reached him.
He's alright tonight.
But many others are missing. Crews are searching for 20 people who may have been swept away.
The wall of water smashed into town- taking mobile homes and cars with it.
Colorado's Governor flew back from a governors' conference in Las Vegas to inspect the flood damage.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#tease 1
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Yesterday he was rewarded, now he's being questioned again.
Next on NEWS-7 at FIVE, the latest on the Florida caretaker who found Andrew Cunanan.
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VO-NAT


And the Virginia Department of Transportation is trying to get it straight... a stretch of Hardy Road that is.
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ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check, news from a Vietnam clinic-- it may be a breakthrough in treating drug addiction. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Still to come... The Roanoke Express is trying to ink a deal with a big-name player.
ANCHOR=Connie


And Patrick is checking out a sculpture exhibit...stay close. cc sponsor
Comm Break#1


5-Cunanan


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NET-B
GRAPHIC=NONE


There may be more to the story than a Florida caretaker is telling about his involvement with the Andrew Cunanan case.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Miami Beach, FL/Last Week;


Police are reportedly checking out a woman's claim that Fernando Carreira took food to the houseboat two days before alerting police.
That's according to this morning's Miami Herald newspspar.
The suspected killer was found dead at the houseboat- after Carreira called police.
Carreira's lawyer calls the report "hogwash."
A police source tells the newspaper investigators aren't sure how seriously to take the claim, because the woman is on heavy medication for high blood pressure.
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5-o'dell


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-33
GRAPHIC=none


Italian officials say the body of executed killer Joseph O'Dell will be buried in the city of Palermo Thursday.
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VO-NAT


O'Dell was executed last week for raping and murdering a Virginia Beach woman in 1985.
His case prompted a media campaign in Italy against the death penalty and drew the attention of the Pope, Mother Theresa and Italian lawmakers.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


The body will be buried in Palermo's oldest cemetery-- the resting place of victims of the Sicilian Mafia and assassinated mobsters.

5-Hardy-Road


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#597-26
GRAPHIC=road repairs


A twisting stretch of highway in Bedford County might be safer in the future.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


The Commonwealth Transportation Board is giving the O-K for a four million dollar project on Hardy Road.
The Virginia Department of Transportation will straighten and widen route 6-34.
Construction is expected to get underway by early 1999.
State transportation officials say it's benefits extend beyond the safety factor.
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IN Q=If we widen

((LAURA BULLOCK/VDOT:IF WE WIDEN IT OUT AND STRAIGHTEN IT A LITTLE BIT THAN THE EASE OF MOVEMENT IS GREATLY IMPROVED OUT THERE. SO WHAT WE'D CALL THE EFFICIENCY OF THE ROAD WOULD BE IMPROVED))
SUPER=01-Laura Bullock/Va. Department of Transportation;
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VO-NAT


The well used corridor between Bedford, Roanoke, Vinton and Smith Mountain Lake is one of the most heavily traveled smaller roads.
Up to 7-thousand vehicles a day travel the route.
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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The dreamlike memories of childhood come together in a brand new artwork at Center in the Square...
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((PATRICK EVANS: A NEW INSTALLATION AT THE ART MUSEUM OF WESTERN VIRGINIA ALLOWS YOU TO WORSHIP IN THE CATHEDERAL OF MEMORIES. WE'LL TELL YOU ALL ABOUT IT COMING UP NEXT ON NEWS 7 AT FIVE.))
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT

5-SCULPTURE


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=FIVE
WRITER=PEV
TAPE#597-28
GRAPHIC=NONE


Radford professor and sculptor Charlie Brouwer has created a brand new work specifically designed for the Art Museum of Western Virginia.
Patrick Evans has the story.
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SUPER=21-Patrick Evans; :00
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :10
SUPER=01-Charles Brouwer/Sculptor & Professor; :24
SUPER=01-Mark Scala/Chief Curator; 1:27
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Forecasts
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Pleasant/70-74;
SUPER=333-Partly/Cloudy/60-64/Partly Sunny/And Cooler/78-82;
SUPER=334-Partly/Cloudy/56-59/Partly Cloudy/And Pleasant/70-73;
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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#tease 3
GRAPHIC=NONE


An actor from the Roanoke Valley who has appeared in productions at Mill Mountain Theater, appeared in a soap opera this afternoon. That story a little later on NEWS-7 at FIVE.
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check, those who snore could soon be silenced--
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VO-NAT


By a new procedure--called somnoplasty-- just approved by the food and drug administration.
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SOT 10:32:12
IN Q=My wife told me

((REV. MONROE SAUNDERS:MY WIFE TOLD ME THAT I WAS SNORING ALMOST FROM THE TIME WE GOT MARRIED 26 YEARS AGO. SHE TRIED TO PROVE IT TO ME BUT I DIDN'T BELIEVE IT.)) ((WINSOME SAUNDERS:I'VE TOLD HIM DISRUPTIVE IT IS BECAUSE I AM A VERY LIGHT SLEEPER. ))
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OUT Q=very light sleeper.

health bump
Comm Break#3


six-preview


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#six preview
SUPER=@Keith1;


Good Evening, I'm Keith Humphry, here's a look at what else you'll see tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Collinsville;


A man from Martinsville has traveled throughout the Roanoke region and even into North Carolina.
His only mode of transportation--his feet.
Billy Rose doesn't believe in driving a car...he's been walking everywhere all his life.
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IN Q=Ain't nothin'

((BILLY ROSE/"SPEEDY":AIN'T NOTHIN CAN STOP ME FROM WALKING. I'LL WALK TIL THE DAY THAT I DIE.))
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OUT Q=I die
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VO-NAT


Rose has earned himself a name around this area...
Local residents might not know his real name...but everyone knows him.
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Talent=Keith


We'll introduce you to Billy Rose tonight on News 7 at Six. Double Boxes Jean/Keith

5-Barr-Labs


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#596-29
GRAPHIC=prescription drugs


Good news for the estimated two million Americans who take the blood- thinning medicine Coumadin (KOO-muh-din).
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Forest;


A less expensive, generic form of the drug is now available.
(WARF-UH-RIN) Warfarin is made by Barr Laboratories, which is building a production plant in Bedford County.
Coumadin's maker-- DuPont Merck-- had fought to keep Warfarin off the market, including here in Virginia.
It's still up to the state Board of Pharmacy to decide whether to require pharmacists to contact a patient's doctor before selling the generic drug.
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IN Q=There are a

((JERRY PRICE/BARR LABS V.P.: THERE ARE A FEW STATES WHERE THE LEGISLATIVE ACTION HAS BEEN FORWARDED TO THE STATE BOARDS OF PHARMACY, BUT THE COMPANY IS CONFIDENT THAT WE'RE GOING TO DO WELL ONCE THE STATE BOARDS OF PHARMACY REVIEW THEM BECAUSE OF THE TECHNICAL ISSUES, AND THEY'RE BETTER EQUIPPED TO REVIEW THEM THAN LEGISLATORS.))
SUPER=01-Jerry Price/Barr Labs Vice President; :00
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=than legislators.
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VO-NAT


Barr Labs is one of ten American companies that makes generic equivalents of prescription drugs.
They can sell for as much 30 to 40 percent less than the cost of brand name medications.
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5-Drug-Treatment


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-30
GRAPHIC=drug addiction


A Vietnamese man who taught himself chemistry says he's developed an herbal medicine to treat drug addiction.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Hanoi, Vietnam; :


The remedy, called Heantos, is said to ease the pain of withdrawal symptoms-- while helping addicts stay clean for good.
The United Nations has committed 500-thousand dollars to test the still-secret recipe in the U-S.
Dr. Tran Dan claims his foul-tasting herbal tonic has successfuly treated three-thousand people over the past five years.
According to the inventor, the concotion re-balances the nervous system of addicts-- to prevent them from a relapse.
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5-Home-Health


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-34
GRAPHIC=health care costs


Congressional investigators say there's rampant fraud and waste in home health care -- and its costing billions of dollars a year.
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SOT
IN Q=The paying

((SEN. RON WYDEN/D-OREGON: THE PAYING OF HOME HEALTH CARE TODAY IS SORT OF LIKE DODGE CITY BEFORE THE MARSHALLS SHOWED UP. THERE ARE ESSENTIALLY NO RULES, AND ANYTHING GOES. ))
SUPER=01-Sen. Ron Wyden/(D) Oregon; :
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=anything goes
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VO-NAT


The General Accounting Office says Medicare shouldn't have paid for 40 percent of recent home health visits in four states studied -- California, Illinois, New York and Texas.
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5-Snoring


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-32
GRAPHIC=snoring


New hope for the 40 million Americans who snore-- and their roommates.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a device that shrinks the tissues that block air passages.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File; :


A California company came up with the method to treat snoring and a more serious ailment, sleep apnea.
With that condition, sleepers stop breathing-- it keeps them awake and can sometimes even suffocate them.
Unlike laser surgery, the Somnoplasty technology works at relatively low temperatures and leaves outer tissue- such as taste buds- intact.
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SOT 10:32:12
IN Q=All of the

((DR. BRIAN EMERY/UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND MEDICAL CENTER: ALL OF THE PATIENTS SO FAR HAVE EXPERIENCED DRAMATIC IMPROVEMENT IN THEIR SNORING, MOSTLY TO A LEVEL THAT WAS NO LONGER A PROBLEM TO THEIR BED PARTNER.)) ((CHRISTINE HIGGINS/SNORING PATIENT: I WOULD SAY I'M SNORE FREE. IT WAS PAINLESS REALLY, OTHER THAN A NEEDLE PRICK AND IT WAS NO MORE THAN WHEN THE DENTIST WOULD GIVE YOU NOVOCAINE. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Brian Emery/Univ. of Maryland Med. Center; :02
SUPER=01-Christine Higgins/Snoring Patient; :08
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OUT Q=you novocaine.


5-Left-Handed


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=h.c bug


The difference between right-handers and lefties might come down to one gene.
A geneticist who studied three generations of southpaws says if you have a certain gene, you're right-handed.
If you don't have it, you have an even chance of being either.
2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean

Time now for sports-- a serious injury today at the Baltimore Ravens training camp.
ANCHOR=Connie


Steve Mason has details along with some transactions on the diamond.

S5-Stuff


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ST5-29
GRAPHIC=MLB


Good afternoon everyone, welcome to the Tuesday ticker. Lets start on the diamond. In the national league; Los Angeles leads Pittsburgh 2-zip in the third and in the American league; Milwaukee topped Toronto 2-nothing.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=04-Major League Baseball; :00


And speaking of those Jays; A big trade to talk about. The New York Yankees have traded second baseman Mariano Duncan to Toronto in exchange for a minor league outfielder and some cash. Duncan leaves the bronx with a .244 batting average, one homerun and 13 RBI's in 50 games.
SUPER=03-Westminster, MD;


To football where the baltimore ravens received a huge scare today. Linebacker ray lewis, who played against Virginia Tech during his college career at the University of Miami, was airlifted off the practice field at Western maryland College today after an apparent injury. We will have more on this story as information becomes available.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/1993-94 season;


One freezer note. Sources tell WDBJ sports that the Roanoke Express is in serious contract negotiations with former player pat Ferschwiler. The center played in Roanoke in 1993 and had 115 points. He's been in the IHL the last two seasons.
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S5-Jarrett


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-37
GRAPHIC=INDY MOTOR SPEEDWAY


The Winston Cup circuit enjoyed a welcome day off this past weekend.
But, now the drivers are gearing up for one of their biggest races of the season, the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis this coming Saturday.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Indianapolis; :00


A number teams, including Yates racing, took advantage of last week's down time to test at the track.
Quality Care Ford driver, Dale Jarrett, is the race's defending champ and the favorite to pull off the repeat.
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((DALE JARRETT/DEFENDING BRICKYARD 400 CHAMP:))
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OUT Q=...LAST FEW WEEKS."
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VO-NAT CON'T


52 cars will attempt to qualify for the race and compete for the nearly $5 million dollars in prize money.
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ANCHOR=Steve
SS=INDY


Practice at Indy begins tomorrow afternoon. The race gets underway Saturday at one.
SS=two minute ticker


That's it for 5, coming up at 6, a look at Carolina Panther running back Tim Biakabatuka, see ya then.

5-gevrekian


ANCHOR=jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=afr
TAPE#597-24
GRAPHIC=none


The phone was ringing off the hook at the Gevrekian's (GEV-rik-in) house in Roanoke County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


That's because Bob and Carolyn's son Rob made his acting debut today on CBS's "The Bold and the Beautiful."
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IN Q=you've got
SUPER=04-"The Bold and the Beautiful"
RUNS=:02
OUT Q=no doubt about it.
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VO-NAT


Rob is a William Byrd High School graduate, and he got his acting training at Virginia Commonwealth University.
He's getting his big break in the popular soap opera after only one year in Los Angeles.
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SOT 3:44:15
IN Q=IT HAPPENED

((BOB GEVREKIAN: IT HAPPENED A LITTLE QUICKER OUT THERE, FOR CALIFORNIA IT USUALLY TAKES A LOT LONGER TO GET AN AGENT, GET MOVING. OF COURSE, HE PAID A LOT OF HIS DUES IN MIAMI. IT'S NOT EASY, AND I'M REAL PLEASED. )) ((CAROLYN GEVREKIAN/ACTOR'S MOTHER: IT'S SURPRISING AND IT'S WONDERFUL. HE'S ALWAYS WITH ME, BUT WHEN YOU SEE HIM, IT'S FUN! ))
SUPER=01-Bob Gevrekian/Actor's Father; :00
SUPER=01-Carolyn Gevrekian/Actor's Mother; :13
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=it's fun.
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VO-NAT


Rob's next episode airs Thursday here on your hometown station.
The (GEV-ri-kins) Gevrekins say they'll be loyal watchers of the Bold and the Beautiful-- as long as their son stays on the show.
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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 Have a good night. Join Connie Stevens over on WEFC, for NEWS-7 Primetime-- tonight at 10.