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NEWS-HEADS

ANCHOR=Jean

NEWS-7 at FIVE is next:
Survivors are being rescued from a Korean plane that crashed on the island of Guam this afternoon...
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VO-NAT


Southwest Virginia deals with day two of the UPS Teamsters Strike.
And how's the market for tobacco in the southside?
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Wx-Heads
TALENT=Patrick
SS=None


Cool morning lows and partly sunny days dominate the next 48 hours. I'll have the latest from the News 7 Weather Center.

medical-heads


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=cst
TAPE#med heads
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The E-coli outbreak found in alfalfa sprouts has been pinpointed in the Commonwealth--
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VO-NAT


Plus taking care of baby-- according to a recent study, sleeping with mom and dad won't reduce the risks of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
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ANCHOR=jean
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ANCHOR=Jean
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((KOREAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 801, A BOEING 747 300 CRASHED WHILE MANUEVERING TO LAND.))
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5-PLANE-CRASH


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#ROLLED FROM THE PATH
GRAPHIC=NEWS-7 AT FIVE


Good Evening.
SS=PLANE CRASH


The jet went down on the island of Guam-
Korean Air says 255 people were on board. The passenger list shows there were at least 11 Americans on the flight.
Early reports reveal at least 29 may have survived the crash.
Liz Mullen is covering the story as details unfold. She joins us with the latest. CUT TO LIZ
SUPER=01-Liz Mullen/Reporting;
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((Flight 8-0-1 was on its landing approach... just 3-miles from Guam's international airport ... when it went down-- on a rugged hill-- with heavy brush and thick mud. JIM HALL/NTSB CHAIRMAN: An American "go" team will be the one to determine whether those conditions contributed to the crash. Members of the national transporation safety board are being dispatched from Washington. Exactly how many passengers and crew members were on the jet is in question at this hour. preliminary reports from korean air lines are that 254 people were on board -- including at least 13 u-s citizens. that number has not yet been confirmed. It is believed there were at least 29 survivors... they are being pulled from the wreckage and flown to hospitals... while firefighters continue to try and put out any fires. A spokeswoman for the governor of Guam says there were several explosions --after-- the impact, and reports that the front of the plane was disintigrated.))

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5-UPS


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#597-24
GRAPHIC=UPS STRIKE


Day two of the Teamsters strike, and warehouse managers in Southwest Virginia are trying to keep packages from piling up.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


At the Orvis warehouse, they process more than SIX-thousand packages a day.
About one quarter of the out-bound packages used to be shipped by U-P-S.
The manager says so far, he's been able to shift the load over to other carriers such as Federal Express.
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SOT 15:12:21
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((ANDREW TRAVERS/DISTRUBUTION CENTER MANAGER; EACH DAY WE SIT DOWN WITH MY OUTBOUND SENIOR SUPERVISOR AND MY SHIPPING SUPERVISOR AND WE WE DEVELOP A GAME PLAN FOR WHAT TO DO THAT DAY, BASED ON THE LATEST INFORMATION THAT WE'VE GOTTEN.))
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VO-NAT


At the warehouse for the Carilion hospital system, management says if the strike drags on, implant surgeries, like hip replacements could be delayed, if the artificial joints don't arrive in time.
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((JOHN WEBSTER/CARILION: THE PRIMARY IMPACT IS BASICALLY A SLOWING OF THE GOODS COMING INTO OUR FACILITY... NOT NECESSARILY THEIR ELIMINATION, OR THEY'RE HARD TO OBTAIN, IT'S JUST THAT THE BULK OF VOLUME GOING INTO FED EX AND THE ALTERNATIVE VENDERS IS SLOWING THE PROCESS OF GOODS DOWN ))
SUPER=01-John Webster/Carilion Health System;
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VO-NAT


Webster says Carilion has it's own internal package delivery system, which softens the potential impact of the strike.
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5-TOBACCO-MARKET


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=TTE
TAPE#597-28
GRAPHIC=tobacco


The annual tobacco market opened bright and early in Danville this morning...
But farmers are not sure whether they'll have much to celebrate.
DOUBLE BOXES Jean/Tina


Tina Tenret reports from our Danville newsroom with the latest on the golden leaf.
ANCHOR=tina


Jean, both farmers and politicians were crunching numbers in the tobacco market today.
SUPER=@Tina1;
SUPER=22-Danville;


The price of tobacco is down from last year ... bad news for the farmers.
Meanwhile, politicians are desperately trying to rally votes by portraying themselves as friends of tobacco.
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((NAT SOUND OF AUCTIONEER))
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The fast paced cadence of the auctioneer and the aroma of tobacco, signaled the start of a very important season in Southside Virginia.
Tobacco companies are bidding and farmers are waiting to cash in on the profits.
But this year is different.
Bad weather delayed the crop, so a lot of it is still waiting in the fields.
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((CLARENCE BRYANT/TOBACCO FARMER: THE HARVEST IS A GOOD THREE WEEKS BEHIND AND OF COURSE THAT'S SPREADING A LITTLE APPREHENSION AS THE LATTER PART OF THE SEASON COMES IN OCTOBER. CAN WE BEAT THE FROST?))
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Also looming overhead for farmers-- government intervention, especially the crackdown on tobacco products.
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((L.F. PAYNE (D)/CANDIDATE FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR: A SETTLEMENT THAT DID NOT INCLUDE YOU OR YOUR VOICE AS IT WAS PUT TOGETHER. I THINK THAT'S WRONG AND I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT WE WORK TOGETHER TO MAKE SURE YOUR VOICE IS HEARD.))
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((JIM GILMORE (R)/CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: NOW OVER THE YEARS I'VE STOOD WITH THE TOBACCO FARMERS. I CARE ABOUT THE PEOPLE WHO GO OUT EVERY DAY AND WORK AND COME HOME AT NIGHT, LOOK AT THEIR CHILDREN AND KNOW WITH PRIDE AND DIGNITY THEY'RE SUPPORTING THEIR FAMILIES.))
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LIVE=tina full
SUPER=22-Danville;


Many local farmers say these politicians are on their side.
double boxes jean/tina


Meantime, Danville tobacco growers stand to make an estimated 100-million-dollars from this year's crop.

5-Cullen-Tobacco


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-33
GRAPHIC=tobacco under fire


Virginia's task force studying the tobacco settlement has already had several meetings -- but still hasn't come up with a specific request for Congress.
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((RICHARD CULLEN/R-VA. ATTORNEY GENERAL: WE WILL TRY TO COME UP WITH THE DOLLAR FIGURE AS TO THE DIRECT IMPACT AS WELL AS THE INDIRECT IMPACT. AROUND THE ROANOKE AREA, YOU KNOW, THERE ARE MANUFACTURERS OF PAPER THAT ARE VERY IMPACTED BY WHAT HAPPENS IN TOBACCO, AND SO WE'LL LOOK AT THAT AS WELL.))
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RUNS=:22
OUT Q=as well.
TALENT=Jean
SS=HOLD


Cullen says Virginia is well situated in the House and the Senate to get a fair deal when the task force comes up with a request.
Richmond Republican Tom Bliley heads up the House Commerce Committee, and Democratic Senator Chuck Robb is one of a ten senator task force studying the deal.

5-Frat-House


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#597-23
GRAPHIC=fire


Authorities still don't know what caused a Virginia Tech fraternity house to go up in flames overnight.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


Fire spread through the Kappa Sigma house on Main Street shortly after midnight.
Authorities say no one was at home when the fire broke out.
It took crews about 15 minutes to bring the blaze under control.
But they stayed for several hours to make sure the fire did not reignite.
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IN Q=The entire

((BOBBY CARNER/ASSISTANT FIRE CHIEF:THE ENTIRE STRUCTURE INSIDE WAS ON FIRE, ITS JUST A LOT OF DEAD SPACES UP IN THE ROOF AREA, THAT WAS ON FIRE AND JUST SMOLDERING AND SUCH, JUST HAVE TO DO A LOT OF DIGGING TO GET THAT OUT. ))
SUPER=01-Bobby Carner/Assistant Fire Chief; :00
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=that out.
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VO-NAT


Today fire officials and police returned to investigate the cause of the fire.
The house was a total loss-- damage is estimated between 90 to 100- thousand dollars.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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GRAPHIC=NONE


The President calls it a "true milestone for our nation" -- today the balanced budget agreement was signed to end federal red ink in four years.
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VO-NAT


And Halifax County is reeling from news that a shoe company's hitting the road. More than 100 people will soon be out of work.
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ANCHOR=Jean


Also coming up on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- Mike takes us to a summer camp where they're learning the rules on the links. Stick around. cc sponsor
Comm Break#1


5-Budget


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


It's been talked about and argued over for months.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


Today the long awaited balanced budget was signed into law.
The deal gives Americans a tax cut- and promises to balance the budget by 2002.
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((IT WILL SPUR GROWTH AND SPREAD OPPORTUNITY EVEN AFTER WE PAY FOR TAX CUTS PENNY BY PENNY THERE WILL STILL BE 900 BILLION DOLLARS IN SAVINGS INCLUDING HALF A TRILLION DOLLARS IN ENTITLEMENT SAVINGS OVER THE NEXT TEN YEARS.))
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OUT Q=NEXT TEN YEARS."
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VO-NAT


Clinton praised lawmakers for the spirit of bipartisanship in negotiations.
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5-Craddock-Terry


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-27
GRAPHIC=none


A shoe factory in Halifax County is closing its doors for good, shutting more than 100 people out of work.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax Co.;


Cynthia Barksdale has been employed by Craddock Terry Shoe Corporation for 18 years.
Next month she and 135 of her coworkers will be unemployed.
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IN Q=It's a pretty decent

((CYNTHIA BARKSDALE/SEAMSTRESS: IT'S A PRETTY DECENT PLACE TO WORK AND TO GO OUT AND LOOK FOR ANOTHER JOB ... BUT IT'LL BE ALL RIGHT.))
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RUNS=:09
OUT Q=all right
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VO-NAT


Most Craddock Terry employees earn minimum wage.
But plant manager Paul Dunaway blames Chinese shoe factories who pay workers much less.
Halifax County, which already has a 12 percent unemployment rate, will feel the effects.
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((JERRY LOVELACE/ASSISTANT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR: THESE PEOPLE AREN'T GOING TO BE SPENDING MONEY HERE. THEY'RE NOT GOING TO BE BUYING HOUSES. THERE ARE A NUMBER OF HOUSES ON THE MARKET THAT ARE NOT SELLING.))
SUPER=01-Jerry Lovelace/Halifax Co. Assistant Adminstrator;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=not selling
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Craddock Terry will still keep its headquarters in Lynchburg.

5-American-Fiber


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#597-29
GRAPHIC=new jobs


On the flip side, and down the road... a Henry County employer plans to DOUBLE its workforce in the next year-and a half.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co.;


American Fiber Industries will invest two-and-a-half million dollars in its plant to expand its pillow making operation.
It will also begin making fitted mattress pads.
The California based company has told area business leaders it will have close to 500 employees by the end of next year.
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((SHERRY RAMSEY/PATRICK HENRY ECON. DEV. PARTNERSHIP: THEY HAVE BEEN VERY PLEASED WITH THE LABOR FORCE HERE. THEY'RE UP TO THREE SHIFTS OF OPERATION. AND THE FACILITY THEY'RE IN IS ALSO LOCATED IN AN ENTERPRISE ZONE, WHICH OFFERS VERY ATTRACTIVE INCENTIVES TO A COMPANY.))
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RUNS=:11
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VO-NAT


American Fiber Industries only came to Henry County about a year-and-a half-ago.
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groovy music UNDER


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
GRAPHIC=NONE


It became a melting pot of musical styles and tastes...
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VO-NAT


And now its hitting middle age..
American Bandstand celebrates its 40th anniversary...
That story a little later on NEWS-7 at FIVE.
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT

5-simpson


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#net-D
GRAPHIC=simpson


The infamous estate at 360 North Rockingham Avenue is once again for sale... O-J Simpson's home.
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VO-NAT 10:15:35
SUPER=03-Los Angeles/File Tape;


The bank that foreclosed on the house, has reportedly listed the property.
Simpson still lives there.
The bank invites all potential buyers to come and view the home--- provided

of course, they can prove they have enough money.
The listing price: nearly four million dollars.
Amenities for the former football star's gated estate include space to entertain 300 people, a natural-rock pool with a waterfall slide, restaurant-grade appliances, seven-bedrooms and seven-and-a half bathrooms.
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health music under


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#tease 3
GRAPHIC=NONE


In tonight's Two Minute Ticker-- more on Dallas Cowboys coach Barry Switzer, who was arrested yesterday.
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VO-NAT


Next on Health Check-- almost every infant has one... we're talking baby walkers.
Now more concern about safety, as 75 percent of injuries occur when children fall down stairs.
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health bump

Comm Break#3


six-preview


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


Good Afternoon.
I'm Keith Humphry, here's a look ahead to NEWS-7 at SIX.
For six years, off- duty police officers have been patrolling one of Lynchburg's largest housing complexes.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


But budget problems forced the management of the Greenfield apartments to cut off the patrols last month.
That's got people worried about the residents' safety.
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SOT 10:22:26
IN Q=It was almost

((WALLY LANE/LYNCHBURG POLICE: IT WAS ALMOST AN IMMEDIATE CHANGE THAT WAS VERY NOTICEABLE. CALLS FOR SERVICE, ONCE OFF- DUTY WAS SUSPENDED DURING THE EVENING HOURS, CALLS FOR SERVICE SHOT UP IMMEDIATELY.))
SUPER=01-Wally Lane/Lynchburg Police; :00
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OUT Q=shot up immediately.
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VO-NAT


The city still hopes to change the minds of the complex owners and get the patrols re- instated.
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Double Boxes Jean/Keith More on the story tonight on News 7 at Six.
ANCHOR=Jean


Thanks Keith, we'll check it out.

5-E-Coli


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=food safety


The Virginia Department of Health has identified a particular batch of alfalfa sprouts as the source of an E-Coli outbreak across the state.
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dissolve to pinnacle
The state epidemiologist says contaminated alfalfa sprouts from a Norfolk distributor -- with the label "Krisp-Pak" -- are believed responsible for 24 of the 45 E-Coli cases in Virginia in recent months.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


Any "Krisp-Pak" sprouts still in distribution should be thrown out or returned to the store, and fresh sprouts will be shipped by the company to stores tomorrow.
E-Coli is a bacterial infection with symptoms that include bloody diarrhea and cramping.

5-baby-walkers


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=AMO
TAPE#597-34
GRAPHIC=child safety


Warnings for parents tonight on two separate dangers for children from the journal Pediatrics.
Despite prior warnings, baby walker injuries are on the rise.
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VO-NAT


At least 25-thousand injuries a year result in trips to the hospital for children between 5 months and 15-months old.
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((THE SPEED THEY MOVE, THEY ARE VERY UNSTABLE, THEY TEND TO TIP OVER, AND IF THEY CAN MAKE THEIR WAY THROUGH STAIR WAS...INNOCENT TODDLERS FACE. ))
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VO-NAT


Three million of these walkers are sold each year.
As of now no action has been taken to ban the product.
But the authors of this study are calling on the government to require baby walkers to be built wider than the standard door frame.
The Safe Kids Campaign says there is an alternative- called exersaucers.
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((EXERSAUCERS ARE STATIONARY...RESPONSIBLE BABYSITTER. ))
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


Another report out this month is again warning parents about the dangers of escalators.
Researchers caution parents to closely supervise children, under age six on the moving staircase... by holding onto their hand, even carrying them on escalators.

5-bed-babies


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-35
GRAPHIC=HOLD


For the even younger ones, the latest study says it's best to leave the baby in his or her own bed.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The American Academy of Pediatrics says parents who put their babies in bed with them are not reducing the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
In fact the practice may actually increase the risk, since adult beds are not designed to meet safety requirements of infants.
Experts believe SIDS has more than one cause, with pediatricians recommending babies be put to sleep on their backs to reduce the risk.
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5-cloning


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=cloning


First a cloned sheep....
Now an Oregon research center says a cloned monkey is on the drawing board.
It is relying on technolgoy used in Scotland to make Dolly the sheep.
One scientist acknowledges that cloning a monkey brings human cloning a step closer.
But he says the new cloning technology is an important tool in medical research...and unlikely it will be used to try to clone humans. 2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


The Dallas Cowboys continue making news off the grid-iron... Here's Mike with the latest.

S5-Switzer


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-29
GRAPHIC=two minute ticker


Welcome folks to today's two minute sports ticker as the Barry Switzer saga continues in Dallas.
SS=COWBOYS


This morning the Cowboys were back on the practice field in Austin, and owner Jerry Jones was anything but pleased with his coach being arrested for carrying a hand gun in an airport.
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((JERRY JONES/COWBOYS OWNER:))
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VO-NAT CON'T
SUPER=03-Austin, TX; :00


Switzer faces 2-to-10 years in jail and a hefty fine, but a US attorney said today his office likely will not prosecute the case.
He says folks who make honest mistakes concerning guns at airports are usually dismissed with a warning.
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S5-Stuff


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-30
GRAPHIC=


Tiger-mania is back on the PGA tour after a couple of weeks in hiding.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Grand Blanc, MI; :00


Tiger Woods hasn't played since the British Open but today he was working over the Warwick Hills Country Club course during a practice round for this weekend's Buick Open.
Tiger leads the tour in scoring, driving, birdies, and earnings.
He has nearly $2 million in 14 events.
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S5-Golf


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-16
GRAPHIC=Golf Camp


The Junior Development Golf Camp is taking place this week over at Hanging Rock today.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Salem; :00


Game rules, techniques, etiquette and even course maintenance are all aspects of the game that are introduced to the campers.
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((WES SWOPE/PGA TEACHING PRO:))
SUPER=01-Wes Swope/PGA Teaching Pro; :03
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VO-NAT(Con't)


This is the fourth straight year Hanging Rock has hosted its six separate developmental camps during the summer months.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=two minute ticker


Coming up at six we'll continue checking in with area high schools as preseason high school football practice continues around the area.
Have a great evening everybody. take a break

5-Kicker


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-c
GRAPHIC=NONE


Dick Clark and dancing.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-"American Bandstand"


Those are the mainstays of American bandstand. It was 40 years ago today the show hit the airwaves.
Back then it was broadcast from Philadelphia.
SUPER=03-Philadelphia;


Today Dick Clark and some famous performers celebrated at the site- including Fabian, Connie Francis and Chubby Checker.
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((COME ON LETS' DO THE TWIST.))
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VO-NAT


Chubby Checker got Clark and the crowd doing the twist.
Philadephia's mayor proclaimed August 5th American Bandstand Day.
The city also put up an historic marker at the site of the old studio where Clark first broadcast his show. (----------------)