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ANCHOR=Keith

Here are the headlines for NEWS 7 at SIX:
U-P-S squares off against the Teamsters in Court.
A Tech frat house fire declared arson.
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VO-NAT


And the Army issued 14,000 of them to D-Day assault troops.
We'll see one of the few remaining vests donated today to the National Memorial in Bedford.
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Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight on News 7 sports, the Mets and Cubs swap six players this afternoon including Brian McRae.
Steve Mason checks in from the Panthers camp with former Craig County quarterback Chad Johnston.
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And Todd Bodine carries on the Family Tradition as he wins the pole at Watkins Glen today for Sunday's Winston Cup road race.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


Clouds will slip in for the weekend and there will be showers on tap by Sunday.

UPS-Strike


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-48
GRAPHIC=UPS Strike


The UPS Strike in this area has NOT become confrontational like it has in other parts of the country... but the two sides were in a Roanoke courtroom today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/This Week;


U-P-S asked Judge Richard Pattisall to limit the number of picketers in front of its property to four.
The shipper claims union members were slowing down vehicles at its gates, and making racial slurs and threats to drivers.
The judge refused to limit the number of picketers, but he did order the Teamsters to stop interfering with U-P-S people who are still working.
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SOT 04:34:11
IN Q=I think

((JIM GUYNN, JR./TEAMSTERS LOCAL 171 ATTY.: I THINK IT WAS A FAIR RULING THAT THE COURT MADE. AND I THINK THAT WE WILL ABIDE OBVIOUSLY BY THE COURT'S RULING, UNDER THE CIRCUMSTANCES I THINK HE HAS TREATED BOTH PARTIES FAIRLY.))
SUPER=01-Jim Guynn, Jr./Teamsters Local 171 Atty.;
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OUT Q=parties fairly.
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VO-NAT


The union disputes the U-P-S claims regarding the harassment of its drivers.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=UPS Strike


In court the company exhibited videotape and sworn statements to back up its claims.
The attorney for U-P-S would not comment after the judge made his decision.
A full hearing on the matter may still be held.
The strike is now in its fifth day.

B'burg-Arsons


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#97-55
GRAPHIC=Arson


Police say a fire at a Virginia Tech fraternity house was arson.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Tuesday


Blacksburg firefighters found the Kappa Sigma house on Main Street in flames early Tuesday morning.
The fire did about 100-thousand dollars damage; no one was hurt.
Police said today that the fire was deliberately set, and may be connected to two other fires earlier in the week.
Early Saturday morning, an unoccupied vehicle was found burning on Penn Street. A few minutes later, a large chair was reported on fire in the basement of an apartment house.
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Office-Theft


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jsu
TAPE#97-39
GRAPHIC=None


A new credit card scam has hit several people who work downtown Roanoke.
Police are warning others in the area to beware.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Five incidents were reported to police from downtown offices.
Someone steals credit cards and then tricks cardholders into giving out their personal identification numbers.
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SOT 03:25:50
IN Q=They will call and

((MATTHEW KENNEL/DOWNTOWN ROANOKE INC. : THEY WILL CALL AND IDENTIFY THEMSELVES FROM A BANK AND WILL ASK FOR THEIR PIN NUMBER TO IDENTIFY THE PROBLEM AND OF COURSE WHAT THEY DO IS USE THAT PIN NUMBER TO ORDER GOODS OR TAKE CASH))
SUPER=01-Matthew Kennell/Downtown Roanoke Inc.
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OUT Q=goods or take cash.
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VO-NAT


The con artists identify themselves as Paul Dearing, Paul Durning or Donna Franks, when calling card holders.
Official have some common sense advice..
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SOT 03:26:22
IN Q=Just watch don't

((MATTHEW KENNEL/DOWNTOWN ROANOKE INC.: JUST WATCH DON'T LEAVE YOUR WALLETS OR YOUR PURSES LAYING AROUND WHEN YOU LEAVE YOUR OFFICE AND DON'T GIVE OUT YOUR PIN NUMBERS TO ANYBODY UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES ))
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OUT Q=under any circumstances
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VO-NAT


Police do not have any suspects so far.
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Hollins-Accident


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-44
GRAPHIC=None


An incident this morning at Hollins College sent one man to the hospital, but the episode was not as serious as officials first feared.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Fire and emergency medical crews responded to the school shortly after 11 A- M. The first calls warned of a possible building collapse.
Instead, they found two workers who had overheated and were hyperventilating.
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IN Q=They were working

((MIKE LEWIS/ROANOKE CO. BATTALION CHIEF: THEY WERE WORKING IN A CRAWL SPACE, A PRETTY LARGE CRAWL SPACE ABOUT FIVE FEET ACTUALLY. AND OF COURSE, WORKING, THERE WAS NOT A LOT OF VENTILATION. IT GOT HOT AND STUFFY. OF COURSE WHEN YOU HYPER VENTILATE YOUSHUT YOUR OXYGEN OFF AND HE FAINTED. AND JUST SCRATCHES ON HIS FACE AND CHEST AND STUFF. APPEARS BOTH OF THEM ARE GOING TO BE OKAY.))
SUPER=01-Mike Lewis/Roanoke Co. Battalion Chief;
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VO-NAT


The two men are employees of a contractor installing cable for a computer network.
One was taken to the hospital.
The second was treated at the scene, but neither was seriously injured.
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Sussex-Attack


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-52
GRAPHIC=None


An elderly Lynchburg man still recovering from a brutal attack last weekend has given police a partial description of his assailant.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Sunday


75- year- old James R. Jones was severely beaten during an apparent robbery in his Sussex Street home Sunday night.
He remains in fair condition at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Police say Jones doesn't remember much about the attack, but a passerby saw the possible suspect at the victim's front door.
He's described as a black male with a dark complexion, about 5-8 to six feet tall.. between 35 and 40 years old.
The suspect also had short hair and was neatly dressed.
Police ask anyone with information to call 847- 1380.
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Tease#1

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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


A neighborhood store went up in flames this week, and 75 years of memories went with it. We'll have that story here on News 7 at Six.
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and it just might be a parent's answer to the age-old complaint "There's nothing to do"--a new gamehouse coming to one community.
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XGR-Lawyers


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-41
GRAPHIC=Virginia Republicans


A Republican lawmaker plans to introduce a bill to address ethics violations in the Virginia General Assembly.
Salem Delegate Morgan Griffith cites House Majority leader Richard Cranwell's legal work for Trigon as a prime example of the problem.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-File Tape;


Griffith says there's a conflict because Cranwell carried some of the legislation when Trigon became a for-profit company.
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IN Q=Certainly at 560

((DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH/R-SALEM:CERTAINLY AT 560-THOUSAND DOLLARS IT CREATES A REAL CONFLICT OF INTEREST. ONE THAT HE DIDN'T INITIALLY RECOGNIZE. FURTHERMORE, AS HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER, HE HAS A LOT TO DO WITH THINGS GOING ON BEHIND THE SCENES. AND I THINK THE PUBLIC HAS A RIGHT TO KNOW THIS.))
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=None


Griffith wants to pass a bill in the upcoming session of the legislature to put a stop to such practices.
Cranwell says it's not a matter of ethics, it's politics.
The Democrat says if Griffith thought he did something wrong, he should have filed a grievance with the House Ethics Committee.


Gilmore-Beyer


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-54
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


We have some updates on simmering disputes in the Governor's race.
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SOT
IN Q=How much

((SUE WRENN: HOW MUCH WILL HE BE PAID FOR HIS SERVICES WHILE HE SPENDS MOST OF HIS TIME RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR?))
SUPER=10-Sue Wrenn/Va. Democratic Party Chairwoman/May 1;
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OUT Q=for governor?
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VO-NAT


In May, Democrats questioned Jim Gilmore when he joined the Richmond law firm of LeClair Ryan.
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SOT 12:54:42
IN Q=Well I'm working

((WELL I'M WORKING AT LECLAIR RYAN. THE FIRM HAS ME THERE. THEY UNDERSTOOD PERFECTLY WELL WHEN I CAME THERE THAT I WOULD BE SPENDING MOST OF MY TIME RUNNING FOR OFFICE. MOST ALL MY TIME RUNNING FOR OFFICE.))
SOT 12:55:17

((NO IT WAS NEVER ANTICIPATED THAT I WOULD WORK ON ANY SPECIFIC CASE. BUT I WOULD BE THERE TO WORK AS NECESSARY AND CONTINUE TO BE A MEMBER OF THE FIRM.))
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VO-NAT


Sue Wrenn says "nobody disputes his right to earn a living."
But if he's NOT really doing much there and getting paid -- what are the "implied promises" to the law firm if Gilmore makes it to the Governor's mansion?
On the issue of Don Beyer's personal income taxes, Republicans say it's "93 days and counting" since Gilmore released his.
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TALENT=Keith
SS=Don Beyer


The Beyer campaign says his accountant is working on separating Beyer's earnings from the family car dealerships from his father's and brother's... and his earnings will eventually be released to the public.
SS=Jim Gilmore


A spokesman for Gilmore reminds voters Beyer's still running around the state collecting his lieutenant governor's paycheck while NOT reporting his private income.

D'ville-Recreation


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-47
GRAPHIC=None


Danville city council plans to spend more than six million dollars to improve the jail and courthouse.
But teenagers say that money could buy things for them to do, to keep them off the streets.
Tina Tenret reports.
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SOT 4:13:15
IN Q= You have a lot

((STACY BURCHETT: YOU HAVE A LOT OF SPARE TIME ON FRIDAY NIGHTS AND SATURDAY NIGHTS. WHEN PEOPLE ASK ME WHAT I DO IN DANVILLE THERE'S NOTHING I CAN SAY EXCEPT WORK AT KMART))
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OUT Q= work at Kmart


It's the age-old expression of I'm bored, there's nothing to do.
But in Danville, kids say it's causing problems.
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SOT 3:45:13
IN Q=You need

((RASHAD WALLER: YOU NEED TO FIND SOMETHING WHERE THE KIDS CAN GO AND YOU HAVE SOME POSITIVE ROLE MODELS. YOU NEED SOMETHING WHERE THEY CAN GO SHOOT POOL OR A REC CENTER WHERE THE KIDS CAN GO AND HAVE SOMEONE TO TALK TO. ))
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OUT Q=someone to talk to


Danville offers more than 400 programs for teenagers, from canoeing to baseball to drama.
Kids say these programs miss the mark.
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SOT
IN Q=A group of teens

((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: A GROUP OF TEENS WALKED INTO THE PARKS AND REC DEPARTMENT RECENTLY WITH A PROPOSAL. THEY WANTED A SKATE PARK, AND THEY HAD DONE THEIR HOMEWORK ON PRICES. BUT DANVILLE JUST COULDN'T COME UP WITH THE CASH.))
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A skate park would cost about 60 thousand dollars according to Director John Gilstrap.
Meanwhile, the city will spend 100 times that amount on the jail and courthouse buildings.
But there is some good news--a sprawling gamehouse called UPlay... opens later this month... offering lazer tag, bumper cars, mini golf, and video games.
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SOT 2:45:12
IN Q=Danville's been aching

((HUNTER BYRNES/UPLAY VICE PRESIDENT: DANVILLE'S BEEN ACHING FOR THIS FOR YEARS AND YEARS. FIRST THING I HEARD WHEN I CAME TO DANVILLE WAS THAT THERE REALLY WASN'T ANYTHING FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES TO DO.))
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OUT Q=families to do


As for the teens' pet project the skate park--it seems likely the future of that idea will remain up in the air for now.
Tina Tenret, News 7, Danville.))








Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
TAPE#=None
GRAPHIC=NONE

The stock market was spooked by fears the Federal Reserve may still take action about the economy's mostly positive performance. TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE
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The Dow plummeted 157 points to close out the week at eight thousand 31.
NASDAQ was also down significantly with a 26 point loss.

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D-Day


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-42
GRAPHIC=D Day Memorial


The National D-Day Memorial got one of its first genuine articles today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


It's one of the assault jackets- -the kind of vest some of the soliders wore in the Normandy invasion.
Army veteran G-V Piercy found it about three months after the liberation of
SUPER=03-Normandy, France/June 1944

France in 1944- -stashed beneath a hedgerow away from the beach.
He's had it for 40 years- -lent it to the Smithsonian for a time- -but has now donated it to the D-DAY Memorial.
It's one of just five known to still exist.
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SOT 11:337:25
IN Q=

((LT. COL. G.V. PIERCY/RETIRED ARMY MUNITIONS EXPERT: THE THING WAS UNCOMFORTABLE AND WHEN THEIR REGULAR FIELD EQUIPMENT CAUGHT UP WITH THEM, THEY PREFERRED TO GO BACK TO THAT. AND THE COMMANDERS PREFERRED THEY GO BACK TO THAT, BECAUSE THEY HAD A TENDANCY TO OVERLOAD THESE POCKETS AND JUST CARRY TOO MUCH JUNK WITH THEM INSTEAD OF WHAT THEY NEEDED.))
SUPER=01-Lt. Col. G.V. Piercy/Retired Army Munitions Expert
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VO-NAT


Roanoke D-Day vet Bob Slaughter kept his raincoat and some rations in the back pack.
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SOT 11:55:40
IN Q=and I lost

((AND I LOST LOST THIS PART. A GERMAN MACHINE GUN OPENED UP AND SHOT THAT OFF OF ME. ))
SUPER=01-Bob Slaughter/D-Day Veteran
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=that off of me.
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VO-NAT


Sergeant Slaughter is chairman of the D-Day Foundation that is building the memorial in Bedford.
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Campbell-Store


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#97-46
GRAPHIC=None


Buena Vista residents are mourning the loss of a favorite gathering spot, destroyed by fire this week.
Most people knew the establishment at Ninth and Magnolia as Campbell's Store.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Buena Vista;


Recently the 75-year old business had been renamed "The Store."
It was a popular spot- -especially during hunting season when sportsmen would come by to check-in their kill.
But for many it was just convenient.
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SOT 14:24:42
IN Q=I JUST LIVE

((SHIRLEY SMITH: I JUST LIVE RIGHT DOWN THE STREET AND I DON'T HAVE A CAR AND I WAS ALWAYS RUNNING UP TO THE STORE AND OF COURSE MY GRAND-KIDS ALWAYS LIKE TO GO UP THERE AND PLAY THE VIDEO GAMES.))
SUPER=07-Shirley Smith;
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OUT Q=VIDEO GAMES
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VO-NAT


Tex Campbell owned and ran the store for 20 years.
He's not sure if he will be able to rebuild.
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SOT 13:43:00
IN Q=A VERY SICK

((TEX CAMPBELL/BUILDING OWNER: A VERY SICK FEELING, VERY SICK AND MY WIFE SHE WAS SO UPSET SHE COULDN'T GO TO WORK THE NEXT DAY. YOU JUST STAND THERE AND WATCH IT BURN, GO UP IN SMOKE.))
SUPER=01-Tex Campbell/Building Owner;
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OUT Q=UP IN SMOKE
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VO-NAT


Campbell says everything in the store and the apartment on the top floor is a total loss.
He's waiting until insurance adjusters assess the damage before deciding his next step.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming your way tonight in sports, qualifying from Watkins Glen as another Bodine wins the pole, the Mets and Cubs play the trading game today.
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VO-NAT eng#


And we'll check in with the Carolina Panthers tonight and see what's up with former Craig County quarterback Chad Johnston, who is trying to make it in the NFL.
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S-Qualify


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-37
SS=WATKINS GLEN


The Winston Cup warriors are on the road course at Watkins Glen this weekend, and today time trials produced not only the 14th different pole winner of the year, but another first time top qualifier.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Watkins Glen, NY/espn2; :00


Jeff Gordon, the Winston Cup points leaders went out early and turned in a decent time, but nothing close to the pole.
Another Geoff, defending race champ Geoff Bodine went out late in time trials. And while he too was quick, he was no match for one of his younger brothers.
Todd Bodine went out in the middle portion of qualifying and took the pole with a circuit at 120 points 505 miles an hour.
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((TODD BODINE/BUD AT THE GLEN POLE WINNER:))
SUPER=01-Todd Bodine/Bud At The Glen Pole Winner; :00
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OUT Q=...I CAN'T BELIEVE IT."
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VO-NAT CON'T


Dale Jarrett qualified on the outside pole, while last year's pole winner Dale Earnhardt had another strong run qualifying the Goodwrench Chevy third.
However, last week's Brickyard 400 winner Ricky Rudd lost his brakes in practice and destroyed his road racing Ford. He had to go to a backup car and ended up 28th quickest.
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((RICKY RUDD/QUALIFIED 28TH:))
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Now let's check out the entire top 25 qualifiers.
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S-Chad


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=CP-97
GRAPHIC=Panthers


The Carolina Panthers are just over three weeks away from their season opener August 31st against Washington.
One cat who has yet to use up his nine lives is former West Virginia quarterback Chad Johnston. Steve Mason caught up with him at Camp.
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((Chad Johnston has come down from the mountains of West Virginia University into the panthers den. But his stay at the NFC West power's training camp hasn't been that cozy. ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((:))
Johnston became The Mountaineers all time leading passer with nearly 4 thousand yards in his career; But, from the more complex play to the increased pressure; Chad has found that the pro game is much different from college ((:))
While competing with pro bowler Collins, one time Dallas Cowboy starter in Berluein, and former Alabama standout Barker; Chad takes comfort in his family and his solid football roots; which, for two years were planted at Craig County as a Rocket. ((:))
Johnston finds out if makes the first cuts August 19th. Steve Mason, News 7 sports.))
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=Panthers


Next week the Panthers will resume workouts but back in Charlotte at Ericsson Stadium.
The team hosts Denver this Saturday night at eight as the preseason continues.

S-Trade


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-18
GRAPHIC=MLB LOGO


There was some moving and shaking in the major leagues this afternoon as the Mets, Cubs and Giants made some moves to hopefully improve their rosters.
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The Cubs get rid of outfielder Brian McRae and two relief pitchers in Turk Wendell and Mel Rojas.
In exchange the Cubs pick up Mets centerfielder Lance Johnson and two players to be named later.
Also, the Giants picked up pitcher Terry Mulholland off waivers today from the Cubs.
Mulholland returns to the bay area where he pitched well in the late 80's.
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S-Chip


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=CHIP SULLIVAN


It doesn't look like Chip Sullivan will make the cut at the BUick Open.
Chip shot his second straight round of two over 74 today.
He's a four over par after 36 holes.
The projected cut is at even par. Wx-Tape
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Promo
ANCHOR=Keith
(toss to Jean)
NEWSCAST=6
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TAPE#Promo


Ever wonder what teachers do with their summers? A dozen or so from our region are scratching around in the dirt.
Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom


Here's Jean Jadhon to tell us why.
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Keith, the teachers are working at Thomas Jefferson's summer retreat in Bedford County.
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They are digging up artifacts from an 18th century slave quarters at Poplar Forest.
It's hard tedious work, but they say it will be worth it if they can make history come to life for their students.
We'll hear what they have to say AND we'll see how they've learned to piece together a historic puzzle tonight at 11.
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Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom


So stay tuned for that, plus all the latest news, weather, and sports tonight on News 7--Keith? (Keith ad lib byes) Talent=Keith