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Coming up on News 7-
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A deadly crash in North Carolina. A van full of high school band members crashes-
Take a look at this. A train hits a car- amazingly the woman inside was able to jump out in time.
What's in the deal at Yokohama tire. We'll have a report.
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ANCHOR=Jean


News 7 is next.

Newsbreak


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Good Evening.
A deal is struck between Yokohama Union Workers and the company.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.


Today workers found out what it's all about.
Some say the contract terms were a pleasant surprise.
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((DOUG MUNCY/UNION WORKER: I THOUGHT THE MEDICAL WOULD GO UP A WHOLE LOT. IN FACT THEY DROPPED A DOLLAR ON THE PRESCRIPTION CARDS.))
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SUPER=03-Plymouth, NC;


A van full of high school band members crashes in Plymouth North Carolina killing 10 students.
SUPER=03-Lenexa, KS;


And take a look at this. A train hits a car- Amazingly the driver was able to jump out to safety.
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ANCHOR=Jean


Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

NC-Ax


ANCHOR=Jean
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GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


It's one of the worst accidents in North Carolina.
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SUPER=03-Plymouth, NC;


A sport utility vehicle filled with high school band members crashed with a a tractor trailer- killing ten students.
It happened in Plymouth about 100 miles east of Raleigh.
The van apparently tried to pass another car in a no passing zone- went out of control and was skidding- when it was hit by a truck coming the other way.
The students were on a lunch break from summer band camp.
The driver of the tractor trailer escaped without serious injury.
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Truck-Crash


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SUPER=03-Concord, MI/Last Night;


A ride home from a lake outing turned tragic in Michigan last night-
A pickup truck full of children crashed into a dump truck- eleven people are dead including the pickup truck's driver.
Police say she drove through a stop sign-
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((BARBARA BELL/VICTIM'S MOTHER: I LOST MY ONLY DAUGHTER REALLY I DON'T KNOW HOW I'M DEALING WITH THIS.))
SUPER=01-Barbara Bell/Victim's Mother; quick!
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Eight of the children were riding in the back of the pickup truck- under a fiberglass shell.
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((HANK ZAVISLAK/JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF: I DO NOT THINK IT'S APPROPRIATE TO HAVE CHILDREN RIDING IN THE BACKS OF PICKUP TRUCKS ON HIGHWAYS.))
SUPER=01-Hank Zavislak/Jackson Co. Sheriff;
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In additon to the eleven deaths, two boys are hospitalized with critical injuries.
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Yokohama


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE# 97-37
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Yokohama tire workers are looking over a proposed new six year contract tonight.
Negotiatiors completed the deal shortly after midnight last night.
Workers found out what's in the new deal at an afternoon meeting.
Eric Earnhart has their reaction.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Doug Muncy/Union Worker; :14
SUPER=01-Ed Robtison/Union President; :36
SUPER=01-Clint Howard/Union Worker; :59 quick!!
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(( As they came out of the meeting there were some smiling faces...
And there were some poker faces... but there were few frowns. Some workers said the terms of the contract were a pleasant surprise.

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((DOUG MUNCY/UNION WORKER; I THOUGHT THE MEDICAL WOULD GO UP A WHOLE LOT. IN FACT, THEY DROPPED A DOLLAR ON THE PRESCRIPTION CARDS.))
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Union officials say the six year deal also includes pension increases, a better insurance package, cost of living increases, and one quarter of the company's laid-off workers will be come back to work as soon as the deal is ratified.
But all the improvements came at a cost.

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((ED ROBTISON/UNION PRESIDENT; MORE PRODUCTION, THE COMPANY'S DEMANDING MORE PRODUCTION AND THAT PUTS US, SOME OF THE PEOPLE FEEL LIKE THEY'RE DOING ALL THEY CAN RIGHT NOW, BUT THAT'S THE BIGGEST PROBLEM THERE, OVERALL IT'S A GOOD PACKAGE ))
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Another negative point, workers with less seniority will continue working 12 hour shifts on weekends.
But union officials don't think any of the problems are potential deal-breakers.
Workers we spoke with feel the contract will be ratified.

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((CLINT HOWARD/UNION WORKER; I FEEL LIKE IT WILL, I FEEL LIKE IT WILL, I HOPE IT DOES ANYWAY ))
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6:44:59 TAPE1 ACCORDING TO THE RULES, WORKERS HAVE TO HAVE AT LEAST 48 HOURS TO CONSIDER THE DEAL, SO THE CONTRACT VOTE WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, FROM SIX AM TO SIX PM AT THE UNION HALL. IN ROANOKE COUNTY, ERIC EARNHART, NEWS 7

Underwood


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-46
GRAPHIC=Underwood


A bookkeeper who embezzled 42-thousand dollars from the Harrison Museum is in trouble again.
Norma Marie Underwood is named in a federal indictment that links her to an international drug- trafficking operation.
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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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On one occasion- according to a D-E-A affidavit- Underwood spotted a police surveillance team that was watching the car wash.
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.

Columbia-HCA


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TAPE#97-49
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Columbia/HCA Healthcare is the largest for-profit health care chain in the country--
Now the Justice department says three executives at the company have been breaking the law to increase profits.
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SUPER=03-Ft. Myers, FL;


Today, a federal grand jury indicted the executives on conspiracy and fraud charges.
SUPER=03-Jackson, FL;


The justice department says since 1986, the three have been overcharging Medicare and a Florida military hospital.
Two weeks ago, the government conducted surprise searches at Columbia hospitals and offices in seven states.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


So far there's been NO indication that Columbia H-C-A medical centers in our area are the subject of the investigation.

Co-flooding


ANCHOR=Jean
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GRAPHIC=Flood Aftermath


The 20 people reported missing in Colorado flooding have all been found safe.
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SUPER=03-Fort Collins, CO;


But searchers continue poking through battered trailer parks.
Officials say it's just in case there are other victims who were NOT reported missing.
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Meanwhile it's time to cleanup and repair.
Five people died in Monday's floods. Authorities estimate up to one thousand homes and businesses were damaged.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
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Coming up next- suicide bombers attack a Jerusalem market,
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and a close call for one family as a car stalls out in front of an oncoming train.
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Israel-Explosion


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Just as talks between Israelis and Palestians were getting back on track- a bombing rocks Jerusalem.
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SUPER=03-Jerusalem;


Two suicide bombers blew up a Jerusalem vegetable market.
Fourteen people died and more than 150 are hurt.
Israeli's prime minister is demanding action from the Palestinian authorities.
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((BENJAMIN NETANYAHU/ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER: WE EXPECT ACTION TO APRHEHEND THESE TERRORISTS AND THEY'RE LEADERS. WE EXPECT ACTION TO COLLECT THE EXPLOSIVES AND WEAPONS THAT ARE IN THE FIELD AND CAN BE COLLECTED.))
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The militant grop Hamas is taking blame for the bombing.
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Jewell


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Richard Jewell says he lived a nightmare after the Olympic Park bombing.
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SUPER=03-Washington DC;


Jewell was named a suspect, and then cleared 88 days later.
Today he lashed out at a House subcommittee.
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((RICHARD JEWELL: WHY DID THE FBI PUT ME AND MY MOTHER MOTHER THROUGH THIS 88 DAY NIGHTMARE? I KNOW AND YOU NOW KNOW THAT IT IS NOT BECAUSE OF EVIDENCE WHICH LINKED ME TO THE BOMBING.))
SUPER=07-Richard Jewell;
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Jewell is now suing individual FBI agents for violating his rights.
SUPER=03-Atlanta/July, 1996;


He also wants an independent investigation into the FBI
The bombing killed two people and injured one hundred eleven others.
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Train-CAr


ANCHOR=Jean
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GRAPHIC=Train accident


An amazing story out of Kansas-
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SUPER=03-Lenexa, KS;


as a train hits a car.
A woman and her grandchildren were able to get out in time.
Charlotte Brantley drove onto the tracks. Her car bottomed out and would not budge.
That's when a police officer pulled up and helped the three out.
A moment later- a train smashed the cadillac dragging it 76 feet.
The whole thing was caught on the police car's dashboard camera.
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Automated Trash


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-54
GRAPHIC=Roanoke


A new trash collection system is expected to save the city a half-a million dollars a year.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Starting September eigth new semi-automated and AUTOMATED trash trucks will begin servicing 19-thousand residents.
The new system will be phased in by April.
And beginning next week residents will start receiving free trash carts.
Each cart can hold as much trash as four normal size cans.
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((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.))
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Although the new system will require fewer workers-- Fleet and Waste Management officials say no employees will loose their jobs.
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Long-Airdox


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-41
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Virginia Tech's Corporate Research Center is making room for its newest tenant.
Long-Airdox is moving its corporate headquarters from Oak Hill, West Virginia to Blacksburg.
Teresa Hamilton reports-- the move is part of a company wide restructuring that's expected to bring changes to several of its local plants.
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SUPER=01-Joe Meredith/VT Corporate Research Pres.; :11
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SUPER=03-Tazewell Co.; :36
SUPER=01-Joe Hunnicutt/Tazewell Co. Economic Dev. Dir.; :50
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(( Long Airdox is the tenth company to move into Virginia Tech's Corporate Research Center.
The maker of underground mining equipment is expected to begin operating out of Blacksburg this fall.
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((DR. JOE MEREDITH/VT CORPORATE RESEARCH CENTER PRES.:EARLY IN THE YEAR WE WERE NAMED BEST PRACTICE IN TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND RESEARCH CENTERS IN EIGHT STATES BY THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND THEN ATTRACTING A HIGH QUALITY MAJOR DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, LIKE LONG AIRDOX, IS REALLY OUR SECOND JEWEL THIS YEAR. )) 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
Tazewell County's Economic Development Director says nearly 250- will soon be looking for work when its Richlands plant closes.
But Joe Hunnicutt is trying to be optimistic-- he says the area has a lot to offer.
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((JOE HUNNICUTT/TAZEWELL CO. ECONOMIC DEV. DIR.:THERE'S JUST NOT MANY BURKE'S GARDENS, THE COVES, OUT THERE WHERE THEY SHOT THE LASSIE MOVE, PEOPLE KNOW THAT IT'S MAGNIFICENT COUNTRY, BUT THEY DON'T KNOW WHERE IT IS, WE HAVE BEAUTY, AT THE SAME TIME, WE HAVE BEAUTY IN THE PEOPLE, AS WELL AS A GOOD WORK FORCE. ))
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The move will have a positive impact on Pulaski County-- where 80- of the Richlands jobs will be going.
The company's Pearisburg plant will also be adding to its work force.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7. ))

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The American Red Cross is appealing for more blood donors. When we return we'll see what it's doing to alleviate a critical shortage,
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and it's an annual ritual, coming up a little later we see the wild ponies swim across the Chincoteague.
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Red-Cross


ANCHOR=Jean
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TAPE#97-44
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The local chapter of the American Red Cross is facing a crisis.
The blood shortage is forcing it to cut the supply to the regions 44 hospitals.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Right now the Roanoke location only has about half of the blood supply it usually have on hand.
Blood mobiles are traveling throughout the community and officials say hours of the center are extended.
The Donor building on Church Street will be opened tomorrow from noon until 8 P-M.
Volunteers say donating sometimes means more than just giving blood.
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((BETH HENDRICKS/RED CROSS DONOR SUPERVISOR:THERE'S NOT MANY WAYS THE AVERAGE PERSON CAN SAVE A LIFE, BUT THIS IS ONE WAY JUST THE AVERAGE PERSON CAN MAKE AN IMPACT ON SOMEONE ELSES LIFE))
SUPER=01-Beth Hendricks/Red Cross Donor Supervisor;
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The process from start to finish takes about an hour.
The Red Cross provides food and drinks... many people donate on their lunch break.
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TAP


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-42
GRAPHIC=TAP


The TAP agency works to improve the ecomonic status of residents living below the poverty line.
Now the organization must concentrate on its own financial troubles.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Total Action Against Poverty is losing money after state and federal cuts.
They're now investigating other sources avenue as private business.
TAP is also pairing up with local universities.
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((WILLIAM SKEEN/TREASURER:VIRGINIA TECH HAS BEEN A GOOD PARTNER IN HELPING US IN A LOT OF OUR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS. MORE RECENTLY WE'VE BEEN TALKING WITH RADFORD UNIVERSITY ABOUT A NUMBER OF INITIATIVES IN TRYING TO HELP OUR STUDENTS PROJECT DISCOVERY))
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TAP officials say education is the key to getting community support.
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Housing-authority


ANCHOR=jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=afr
TAPE#597-30
GRAPHIC=Education


Roanoke's Public Housing Authority doesn't just help people find places to live.
It helps people get a college education.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The City Housing Authority has given away 50 scholarships since 1983.
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((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. ))
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Two Vietnamese brothers who've been living in America for five years were recipients of four year scholarships.
The Nguyens (NEW-yins) credit their parents for their success.
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((HUNG NGUYEN/SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT: I JUST HAVE TO DO MY BEST-- THAT'S WHAT MY MOM AND DAD WNATED ME TO DO. SO THAT'S WHAT MAKES ME HAPPY. SO I'LL DO IT. ))
SUPER=07-Hung Nguyen;
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Both brothers graduated in June from William Fleming High School-- and they both had 3-point-3 grade point averages.
The other four recipients of scholarships are either currently working on associates degrees, or have already achieved them.
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Governor's-School


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lmi
TAPE#97-39
GRAPHIC=Education


While most students may spend their summer at the beach or watching TV, some chose to head back to the classroom.
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Lynchburg College is playing host to the Governor's School for Math, Science and Technology.
Twelve students in the weather unit are using the Internet to chart and track pressure systems and atmospheric patterns.
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((HANLEY CHIANG/HARRISONBURG H.S.:I WAS NOT FAMILIAR WITH ANY OF THE WEATHER WEB SITES BEFORE I CAME HERE, SO IT'S A REALLY NEAT EXPERIENCE TO INTERACT WITH THESE SITES.))
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The students have used their newly acquired knowledge to make accurate forecasts.
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((TIFFANY BRUMLEY/HICKORY H.S.:THERE WAS ONLY ONE STORM THAT KINDA THREW US OFF GUARD..THAT WE WEREN'T REALLY EXPECTING, BUT FOR ABOUT THREE WEEKS, WE'VE BEEN JUST ABOUT RIGHT ON THE NOSE.))
SUPER=Tiffany Brumley/Hickory H.S. Student; :00
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You might like to know that the class predicts cool, dry weather for the next few days.
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S-Score


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TAPE#S7-7
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Did Jim Druckenmiller strike gold tonight??; his teammate Steve Young sure did. Also Avalanche highlights and Fords new Winston Cup Taurus and Indy practice; but first the numbers. WIPE TO SCORES
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S-Druck


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


Former Virginia tech standout quarterback Jim Druckenmiller must have taken out his pick to mine 49er gold yesterday. He's been holding out of San Francisco's training camp for about two weeks. But the word is; that's over!
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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 yesterday 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 today. Druck was the niners top draft pick.
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S-Young


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-18
GRAPHIC=49ers

Druckenmiller has a long wait for the starting job. Yesterday San Francisco made 49er quarterback Steve Young the highest paid player in the NFL.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/49ers vs. Panthers; :00


as Young signed a six year, 45 million dollar contract extension with the Niners.
The contract clears a million and a half dollars for San francisco under the salary cap; The team needed that money to sign Druckmiller.
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S-Avalanche


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


The Salem Avalanche was successful in salvaging a htree game homestand with Kinston last night; scalping the Indians 7-6.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Salem/Indians vs. Avalanche; :00


Everyone had their groove on at memorial Stadium as the Av's looked to end a two game slide against Kinston.
Down 6-4 in the bottom of the 7th. Salem rallies. Forry Wells triples off
SUPER=34-Salem/7/Kinston/6;

the centerfield wall; the blast plates Garrett Newbart closing the gap to a run.
The Av's tie it in the same inning on a "gamble". Chad Gambill smokes the grounder past third. Wells scores and Salem wins 7-6.
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S-Orioles


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


Right smack in the middle of a AL East race with New York; How do the Orioles spell relief? T-E-X-A-S; Baltimore has pummelled the rangers 9 to 1 this season.. your can make that 10 to 1 after yesterday'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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S-Yankees


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-17
GRAPHIC=Yankees


The Yankees did not lose any ground today.
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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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S-Sox


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-16
GRAPHIC=None
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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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Sports tease


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More racing heaed your way in sports. We will make a pit stop at Indy where Winston Cup cars practiced,
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VO-NAT


ad Roy Stanley visited with danville favirite son and NBA star Johnny Newman this afternoon.
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S-Taurus


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=R-37
GRAPHIC=NASCAR


Racing fans knew Ford would introduce the Taurus as it's entry in Winston Cup racing next year. But what would it look like?.
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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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S-Indy


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-13
GRAPHIC=Indy speedway


Ford Thunderbirds were fastest as Winston Cup drivers practiced at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Saturday's Brickyard 400 at the 2.5 miles track.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN; :00


Points leader Jeff Gordon ran sevral laps and one of his best clocked in at 173.728 miles per hour. Gordon finished 37th last year after winning the inaugural brickyard 400.
Dale Eanrhardt will qualify 48th today in the field of cars attempting to make the race,
He will have to watch out for another dale. Dale Jarrett turned the track in the fastest Cup time ever at nearly 179 miles per hour.
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S-Newman


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-19
GRAPHIC=NBA LOGO


The 1996-97 N-B-A season will be a new challenge for Danville's Johnny Newman.
Newman off season endeavors included a new marriage to both his wife and the Denver Nuggets.
Roy Stanley paid him a visit today.
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IN Q=First audio
SUPER=03-Danville; :00
SUPER=01-Johnny Newman/Traded To Denver; :22
SUPER=01-Alger Robbins/Squire Armory Director; :38
SUPER=@Roy1; 1:29
RUNS=1:37
OUT Q=...........news 7 sports."
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((A busy schedule and Marriage forced Newman to cancel his annual basketball camp for the kids in Danville this year.
But Newman was the star attraction at the Squire Armory Kids camp as he dropped in for a talk with the kids ages 6 through 12.)) ((JOHNNY NEWMAN/TRADED TO DENVER: )) ((ALGER ROBBINS/SQUIRE ARMORY DIRECTOR: )) ((Newman is beginning his 12-th season in the N-B-A and he will wear a Denver Nuggett uniform.
The shooting forward has always favored the west coast style of play. He's familiar with General Manager Allen Bristow and the Nuggets coaching staff.
And because of his experience, Newman is counting on making an impact from the start.)) ((NEWMAN: )) ((ROY STANDUP: ))

Pony-Swim


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It's an annual right of passage for the wild ponies of Assateague Island.
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SUPER=03-Chincoteague;

When Horses Swim
This morning about 30 thousand spectators watched 125 wild horses swim across to Chincoteague.
This was the 72nd year the ponies have made the swim.
Once the animals recuperate from their trip they will auctioned off to raise money for the local fire department. Parading horses through streets The swim keeps the numbers of ponies on the Island down to 150. That's all the area can support. (----------------)