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((HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL SEE TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...
SHE SERVED SIX MONTHS FOR EMBEZZLING FROM A ROANOKE MUSEUM--BUT PROSECUTORS SAY NORMA UNDERWOOD HAS ONCE AGAIN RUN AFOUL OF THE LAW.
THE 900 WORKERS AT YOKOHAMA TIRE'S SALEM PLANT ARE GIVING A NEW CONTRACT PROPOSAL THE ONCE-OVER. THE COLA--COST OF LIVING--IS STILL IN THERE. I WAS SURPRISED AT THE COLA, WE STILL GET THAT. ))
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top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's WEDNESDAY July 30TH--
Our top story--
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The Sheriff of Plymouth, North Carolina calls it a large tragedy for a small county.
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P-Band-Ax


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#Net-D
GRAPHIC=News 7 Prime Time


Good evening, I'm Connie Stevens. This is News 7 Prime Time on WEFC.
SS=Fatal Accident


Ten teenagers died today-- all members of their high school band--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Plymouth, NC; :

when the sport utility vehicle they were in was broadsided by a tractor-trailer as they tried to pass another car on a wet road.
The students were on a lunch break from a band camp at the school.
Victims and musical instruments were strewn across the highway.
Nine died instantly-- a tenth student died a few hours later at the hospital.
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P-Bus-Ax


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=sly
TAPE#597-31
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


The organizers of a historical tour won't speculate about why their tour bus went into the Nottoway River yesterday, killing a passenger.
But the Philadelphia ``Daily News'' quoted some who were on the bus as saying the driver appeared to fall asleep.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Sussex Co./Yesterday;


The newspaper is also reporting that authorities say there were "no" skid marks to show that the driver had applied the brakes before the accident.
34 people were hurt- mostly young children.
The bus was taking students along the path of the Underground Railway and to major sites of the civil rights movement.
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P-Yokohama


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#597-28
GRAPHIC=Yokohama


Workers at Yokohama Tire have until Saturday to decide whether or not they like their proposed contract.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.


Union officials laid out all the details at a meeting this afternoon.
Overall, the worker's response seems to be positive.
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SOT 6:48:14 tape 1
IN Q=we got all

((ED ROBTISON/UNION PRESIDENT; WE GOT ALL THE PENSION INCREASES, INSURANCE, OUR COST OF LIVING INCREASE AND WE GOT A SIX YEAR CONTRACT TO PUT IN IN BRIEF. OVERALL I THINK WE GOT ONE HECK OF A CONTRACT ))
SUPER=01-Ed Robtison/Union President;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=heck of a contract
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VO-NAT


Another plus for the union, one quarter of the company's laid-off workers will be back on the job as soon as the contract is ratified.
In return, the company is demanding more production from the plant.
That concerns some workers who say they're already doing all they can, but union officials don't think it's a serious problem.
Workers will vote on the contract this Saturday.
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P-Israel-Explosion


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#Net F
GRAPHIC=None
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The Israeli parliament has voted to suspend peace talks with the Palestinians after today's suicide bombing in Jerusalem that killed 14 people.
150 were injured--
SUPER=03-Jerusalem; :


The almost non-existant peace process was shattered.
The Israelis and Palestinians WERE set to sit back down at the negotiating table-- before this latest act of terror.
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SOT 20:04:31
IN Q=We expect

((BENJAMIN NETANYAHU/ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER: WE EXPECT NOT MERELY WORDS OF CONSOLATION FROM THE PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY AND FROM ITS LEADER. WHAT WE EXPECT IS ACTION.))
SUPER=01-Benjamin Netanyahu/Israeli Prime Minister; :
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=is action.
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VO-NAT


The militant Islamic group Hamas is claiming responsibility for the bloodshed-- and demanding the release of all Palestinian prisoners by Sunday night.
That ultimatum has already been answered by Yasser Arafat.
The round-up of Hamas and Jihad activists is already underway.
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P-O'Dell


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-33
GRAPHIC=None


They championed him in life--now in death Italy is welcoming Joseph O'Dell.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rome, Italy


Lori Urs-O'Dell and Sister Helen (pray-ZHAN) Prejean accompanied the body of the executed Virginia Beach killer to its Italian resting place.
O'Dell was executed last week for the 1985 rape and murder of Helen Schartner.
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TALENT=Connie
SS=None


His wife of one day-- now his widow -- met with Pope John Paul the second briefly today.
O'Dell will be buried in Palermo, Sicily tomorrow, serving as an Italian protest of the death penalty.

P-Underwood


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-46
GRAPHIC=Norma Underwood


The woman who confessed to embezzling 42 thousand dollars from Roanoke's Harrison Museum is once again in trouble with the law.
Now police have linked bookkeeper Norma Underwood to an international drug ring.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/June, 1993


Four years ago Underwood admitted she stole the money from the museum.
She served a six- month jail term.
Shortly after she got out she started working at Mac Brother's Car Care- -a thriving legitimate business that allegedly served as a front for cocaine sales.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=Norma Underwood


The government says Underwood traveled between Jamaica, the Bahamas and the U-S mainland at least six times helping to smuggle cocaine that was often hidden in a pair of shoes.
She has pled NOT guilty.

P-Mason-Dixon


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-48
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


There's still no clear leader in the races for Virginia Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General.
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**CONNIE ON ENG**
SUPER=@file;


In the test News 7/Mason-Dixon poll, Democrat L.F. Payne and Republican John Hager are duking it out within the margin of error in the lieutenant governor's race.
Payne holds steady at 36 percent support.
Hager's shown a steady climb to 34 percent.
THIRTY percent are still undecided.
In the race for Attorney General, Republican Mark Earley's ahead of 1993 candidate Bill Dolan.
Earley checks in with 33- percent support.
Dolan is up to 29- percent.
And 38- percent of voters say they're undecided in the race.
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Connie Reads Live Take Home Page Address Fullscreen
You can find all the latest poll results on the W-D-B-J home page. The address is W-D-B-J 7 dot com.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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Still ahead on News 7 PRIMETIME--
There's no doubt Americans love caffeine-- but we may just love it too much.
And the food cops are worried.
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VO-NAT


Also if you dislike handling the household trash, consider what those who collect garbage for a living must think.
But automation is coming to the rescue.
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WEFC!!! go to break

P-TAP


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#597-23
GRAPHIC=TAP


It often lends a helping hand to those who are struggling--but now a community group is having its own trouble making ends meet.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Total Action Against Poverty is gearing up its fundraising efforts.
The organization has served the Roanoke Valley for three decades by working with programs like the Transitional Living Center and Youth Services.
Now that government funding is being reduced, TAP is looking elsewhere for help.
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SOT 9:16:37
IN Q=For years

((STEVE MUSSELWHITE/TAP VICE PRESIDENT:FOR YEARS WE'VE RELIED ALMOST TOTALLY ON STATE AND FEDERAL FUNDING. AS YOU KNOW PROGRAMS LIKE OURS ARE BEING CUT, NOT JUST HERE IN ROANOKE, BUT THROUGHOUT THE NATION AND SO WE DO HAVE TO TURN TO OUR LOCAL CITIZENS AND RELY ON THEM MORE THAN EVER))
SUPER=01-Steve Musselwhite/TAP Vice President;
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=more than ever
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VO-NAT


TAP's goal for the 1997-98 fiscal year is 200-thousand dollars in local donations.
They raised 150-thousand this past year.
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P-housing-authority


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=afr
TAPE#597-30
GRAPHIC=Education


They have overcome the odds and today they were recognized for their hard work.
Six residents of Roanoke's public housing system have been awarded college scholarships.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The City Housing Authority has given away 50 scholarships since 1983.
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SOT 15:02:19
IN Q=this is to

((ANITA LEE/RESIDENTIAL DIRECTOR: IT IS TO REWARD PEOPLE WHO DO WORK HARD ACADEMICALLY, AND DO HAVE THE AMBITION AND WHO HAVE A STRONG CAREER GOAL, AND KNOW WHAT THEY WANT TO DO. ))
SUPER=01-Anita Lee/Housing Auth. Res. Dir.;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=want to do.
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VO-NAT


Two Vietnamese brothers who've been living in America for five years were recipients of four year scholarships.
The (NEW-yins) Nguyens credit their parents for their success.
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SOTB 15:06:18
IN Q=I JUST HAVE

((HUNG NGUYEN/SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT: I JUST HAVE TO DO MY BEST-- THAT'S WHAT MY MOM AND DAD WANTED ME TO DO. SO THAT'S WHAT MAKES ME HAPPY. SO I'LL DO IT. ))
SUPER=07-Hung Nguyen;
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=i'll do it.
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VO-NAT


Both brothers graduated in June from William Fleming High School-- and they both had 3-point-3 grade point averages.
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P-Automated-Trash


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=jsu
TAPE#97-54
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


Roanoke city trash collectors won't have to dirty their hands on the job for much longer.
Soon automated trash machines will do the job.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Starting September eighth a new system of semi-automated and automated trash collection will service some 19-thousand homes.
And starting next week some residents will begin receiving trash carts.
Each cart holds as much as four average-size cans.
The new system is expected to be phased in by next April.
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SOT 10:49:21
IN Q=Your going to see

((JAMES MCCLUNG/MANAGER FLEET & WASTE MANAGEMENT: ITS GOING TO HELP US CONTROL THE LITTER PROBLEMS THAT WE HAVE ESPECIALLY IN OUR INNER CITY AREAS. IT'S GOING TO PROVIDE CONTAINERS THAT ARE RODENT PROOF. IT'S GOING TO REALLY GOING TO MAKE IT LOOK NICE OUT ON THE STREETS.))
SUPER=01-James McClung/Fleet & Waste Management;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=nice out on the streets
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VO-NAT


The project is expected to save Roanoke a half a million dollars a year, with no additional cost to homeowners.
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P-Long-Airdox


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-41
GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech


A West Virginia based company has been wooed and won by Virginia Tech.
Long Airdox is moving its headquarters to the New River Valley.
But what's good news for Tech is a tough loss for two counties in far southwest Virginia.
Teresa Hamilton has the story.
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IN Q=Long Airdox
SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00
SUPER=01-Joe Meredith/VT Corporate Research Center Pres.; :11
SUPER=@Teresa1; :37
SUPER=03-Tazewell Co.; :45
SUPER=01-Joe Hunnicutt/Tazewell Co. Economic Dev. Dir.; :53
SUPER=03-Pulaski; 1:07
RUNS=1:18
OUT Q=Hamilton, NEWS 7.

(( Long Airdox is expected to move its headquarters from West Virginia to Blacksburg this fall.
The maker of underground mining equipment is the largest company to move into Tech's Corporate Research Center.
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IN Q=I think

((DR. JOE MEREDITH/VT CORPORATE RESEARCH CENTER PRES.:I THINK THAT THE MOST EXCITING THING TO US IS THE AMOUNT OF NEW RESEARCH THAT WE THINK WILL HAPPEN ON CAMPUS AS A RESULT OF "LONG AIRDOX" BEING HERE AND ALSO OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS TO WORK WHILE THEY'RE GOING TO SCHOOL. ))
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OUT Q=going to school.


Long Airdox is equally excited about the move.
Company officials say they chose the Corporate Research Center for a number of reasons-- among those-- its rich technological environment. TAKE SU
The move to Blacksburg is actually part of an overall restructuring within the company-- that includes closing two plants in Smythe and Tazewell Counties. END SU
Nearly 250- people were employed by the Richlands plant-- which was the largest single, private, employer in the county.
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16:19:59
SOT
IN Q=We already

((JOE HUNNICUTT/TAZEWELL CO. ECONOMIC DEV. DIR.: WE ALREADY HAVE A 9 1/2 PERCENT UNEMPLOYMENT RATER HERE, AS OF MAY, SO IT'S A BIG LOAD AND NOT ONLY THAT, BUT JUST THE PERSONAL TRAGEDY OF PEOPLE LOSING THEIR JOBS AND MANY OF THOSE PEOPLE ARE IN THEIR 40'S AND 50'S. ))
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80- of those jobs will be transferred to the company's Pulaski plant. Long Airdox's Pearisburg plant will also be adding to its work force.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7.))

P-Governor's-School


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=lmi
TAPE#597-24
GRAPHIC=Education


Watch this next story closely--we may be about to get a glimpse of the next Robin Reed.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


This month Lynchburg College is hosting the Governor's School for Math, Science and Technology.
One group of students has been tracking and predicting cloud movement and other weather patterns.
Some of them might even be getting a head start on their future.
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SOT 00:19:04//00:19:18
IN Q=This year's group

((AIR FORCE LT. COL. HAROLD MASSEY//WEATHER INSTRUCTOR: THIS YEAR'S GROUP..WE SEEM TO HAVE MORE PEOPLE INTERESTED IN METEOROLOGY AS A CAREER. WE HAVE FOUR STUDENTS WHO WANT TO GO INTO THE ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES, AND THEY'VE BEEN PRETTY AGGRESSIVE IN DIGGING INTO THE MATERIAL AND DOING THEIR STUDIES.))
SUPER=01-Lt. Col. Harold Massey/Air Force Weather Instructor
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=doing their studies.
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VO-NAT


The students read various radar maps and use that information to forecast weather.
If they're right, you won't need an umbrella this week.
The class predicts cool, dry weather over the next few days.
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Forecasts
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SUPER=332-Partly Cloudy/Light Winds/54-56/Partly Sunny/Light Winds/78-80;
SUPER=333-Clear And/Cool/52-55/Mostly Sunny/Light Winds/78-80;
SUPER=334-Turning/Partly Cloudy/50-54/Mostly Sunny/Wind E-10/78-80;
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P-Columbia


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-26
GRAPHIC=Columbia


Three executives at Columbia HCA Healthcare Corporation have been indicted on charges of conspiracy and fraud.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Jacksonville, FL; :


The criminal charges stem from an F-B-I probe of the nation's largest for-profit hospital chain.
Two of the executives are from the Florida division-- a Nashville executive is also indicted.
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SOT 16:19:40
IN Q=I am NAT SOUND FULL

((I AM INNOCENT. I HAVE NO COMMENT AT THIS TIME. ))
SUPER=01-Jay Jerrell/Columbia HCA -Southwest Florida; : VERY QUICK!!!
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=at this time.
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VO-NAT


The three were charged with conspiring to submit false cost reports under both Medicare and the military's Civil Health and Medical Program.
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P-Caffeine


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-27
GRAPHIC=Caffeine


The Center for Science in the Public Interest says when it comes to coffee and caffeine-- "coffee nerves" are the least of our problems
(----------------)
VO-NAT


And the group of scientists wants federal health officials to do something about potential health risks.
These days, even patients undergoing surgery may be given a post-operative caffeine-iv, to avoid withdrawal.
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SOT
IN Q=Caffeine withdrawel

((DR. JOSEPH WEBBER/ANESTHESIOLOGIST: CAFFEINE WITHDRAWEL CAN CAUSE HEADACHES. THAT'S THE MOST COMMMON. WHAT ELSE? IT CAN CAUSE MUSCLE ACHES, FATIGUE, INABILITY TO CONCENTRATE, FEELING OF BEING UN-WELL. IT'S BEEN DESCRIBED AS CAUSING A FLU-LIKE SYNDROME. ))
SUPER=00-Dr. Joseph Webber/ Anesthesiologist;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=flu-like syndrome.
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***CONNIE AUDIO ON CART****
Research has repeatedly shown moderate caffeine consumption to be safe, but now, experts say there may be more to worry about than addiction, stress, anxiety and blood pressure.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=10-percent of

((DR. JACK JAMES/CAFFEINE RESEARCHER: 10-PERCENT OF HEART DISEASE, AND ABOUT 20-PERCENT OF STROKE, CAN BE CONTRIBUTED TO DAILY AND LIFE-LONG CONSUMPTION OF CAFFEINE. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Jack James/Caffeine Researcher; :
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=consumption of caffeine.
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VO-NAT


But the public health concern that ranks highest-- caffeine's role in reproductive problems:
An increased risk of infertility, miscarriage and low birth-weight babies.
The federal government already advises pregnant women to avoid caffeine.
Tomorrow, the F-D-A will be asked to prominently display the amount of caffeine in coffee, tea, ice cream and other foods.
The coffee industry says it will fight any attempt to require additional labelling-- calling it inappropriate.
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cool-video


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


Today's top shots:
The annual pilgrimage for the wild ponies of Assateague Island.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Chincoteague Island; :


Today, they made their ten-minute swim to the shores of Chincoteague--
As an audience of about 30-thousand tourists cheered on.
With some human prompting, about 125 ponies crossed a narrow channel.
The young foals will be auctioned off tomorrow at the carnival grounds, to raise money for the Chincoteague Fire Department, which owns the wild herd.
The adult horses return to the island.
The auction keeps the number of ponies on Assateague Island down to 150-- all the National Wildlife Refuge there can support.
Legend has it that the ponies are descended from animals that survived a 16-th century shipwreck.
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SP-Score


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=steve
TAPE#S7-7
GRAPHIC=None


The latest on former Virginia tech quarterback Jim Druckenmiller's dealing with the 49ers, plus Steve Young strikes gold,
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Dearhorn, MI; :00


But first, practice opend at Indianapolis Motor Spedway for this saturday's Brickyard 400. Points leader Jeff Gordon hoping for his second Brickyard victory, but Gordon and Dale Earnhardt would take a back seat to dale Jarrett who had the top practice spped of nearly 179 miles per hour. now your numbers. WIPE TO SCORES
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SP-Add


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-10
GRAPHIC=Jim Druckenmiller


Former Virginia tech standout quarterback Jim Druckenmiller has been holding out of San francisco's training camp for about two weeks. Not anymore!
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA; :00


According to 49er public relations personnel; Druckenmiller came to terms with the niners late this afternoon. No terms of the contract or it's signing bonus have been released at this time; but team officials speculated that Druckenmiller would be in camp tomorrow. Druck was the niners top draft pick.
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SP-Orioles


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-14
GRAPHIC=Orioles


Planted in a tight AL East race with New York; A series with Texas could not have come at a better time for Baltimore; the Orioles have dominated the rangers 9 to 1 this season.. make that 10 to 1 after today's sweep up job by the Birds.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD; :00


To Camden yards we go. Texas all star catcher Pudge Rodriguez, believed to be on the trading blocks, leaves the game after being hit by a pitch.
SUPER=35-Baltimore/3/Texas/1;

Danger signs everywhere; New Oriole Harold Baines losing his lumber in a crowd.
The story of the game. Baltimore's Geronamo Beroa. he knocked in 2 runs to lead the orioles over Texas 3-1.
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SP-Yankees


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-17
GRAPHIC=Yankees


The Yankees kept pace with the Birds; winning today as well.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-New York, NY/A's vs. Yankees;


In the Big Apple; New York blanked the Oakland A's 7-nothing this afternoon. Pitcher David Wells struck out a career high 16 batters and gave up
SUPER=35-New York/7/Oakland/0;

only three hits.
The New York's Tino Martinez crushed his major league leading 36th homerun. He also now has the Majors RBI lead with 99.
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SP-Sox


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-16
GRAPHIC=None
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VO-NAT WIPE TO #eng
SUPER=03-Boston, MA/Mariners vs. Red Sox; :00


The Boston Red Sox downed the Seattle Mariners 8-7 in 10 innings this afternoon.
Mo Vaugn connects on the one bagger the right that plates a run for a 2-nothing BO Sox lead in the third.
SUPER=35-Boston/8/Seattle/7;

Ken Griffey Junior cut that lead to one with this one bagger up the middle. But Vaugn and his Sox rally to beat Seattle in extra innings.
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SP-Newman


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#ST5-29
GRAPHIC=NBA


Danville native Johnny Newman will begin his 12-th NBA season this year with a new team.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Danville; :


As he does just about every summer, Newman dropped in on the Squire Armory kids camp to talk with the young people.
On draft day the Milwaukee Bucks traded Newman to Denver. He's familiar with the Nuggets style of play and their coaching staff.
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SOT
IN Q=First audio

((JOHNNY NEWMAN/TRADED TO DENVER: ))
SUPER=01-Johnny Newman/Traded to Denver; :
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=........it's been great."
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VO-NAT (CONT.)


For the past several years, Newman has held a basketball camp in the city of Danville.
But this year because of a busy schedule and marriage the camp was canceled until next year.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=First audio
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=......a camp, so."
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SP-Taurus


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=R-37
GRAPHIC=NASCAR


NASCAR's Winston Cup racing series will have a new look next year. Ford Motor Company will use a Taurus as it's new model next season.
(----------------)
VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Dearborn, MI; :00


Take a look at the new Winston Cup Ford Taurus! The Taurus replaces the Thunderbird, which has carried Ford drivers to 176 victories over the last 20 years.
Ideas for the new Taurus came from several Ford racing teams and Penske Racing South.
Official track testing in the new Ford will begin in the next few weeks. Ford expects 19 Winston Cup teams to use the Taurus in the 1998 Daytona 500.
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preview-boards


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#bds
GRAPHIC=none


That's all for us-- but for more news in 30- minutes ...Here's what you'll
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dissolve to boards see on NEWS-7 over on WDBJ-7.
SUPER=x5024; Coming up at 11 Load
SUPER=76-Close Call


A police camera captures a dramatic car-train collision in Kansas. Those in the car made it out just in time.
SUPER=x5025; Coming up at 11 Stop
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE

Thanks for watching NEWS-7 Primetime, goodnight. Jean Jadhon will be along, with that story and more on WDBJ-7.