18:00-01

1-News-Head

ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#NewsHd
GRAPHIC=
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VO-NAT


The talks are over, there's no agreement, and UPS workers could be looking at a long strike.
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=


And a Roanoke company scores a seven million dollar deal.

Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=nnoe
GRAPHIC=none


In sports, second round qualifying from Watkins Glen, a couple of baseball matinees to show ya, The Wrath talks about tomorrow's game,
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VO-NAT


and Mike Stevens visits with some happy Hokies as Virginia Tech's media day kicks off in Blacksburg.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Andrew
SS=None


Clouds are thickening-- and rain along the blue ridge is on its way for the rest of the weekend.

UPS-Reax


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=dal
TAPE#97-54
GRAPHIC=UPS


The UPS talks have broken off again.
The negotiations ended after a two hour session today.
Teamsters' President Ron Carey says he will prepare his members for a long strike.
Double Boxes=Denise and Eric/Microwave


Denise Allen is standing by now at the Roanoke UPS plant with reaction from those still walking the picket line. Denise what can you tell us?
Live=Denise Full/Microwave
SUPER=@Denise1;
SUPER=05-Roanoke;
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(Rollcue:national leadership wholeheartedly)
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(( ))
SUPER=01-Jim Pappas/Union Member; :00
SUPER=01-Steve Wilson/Union Member; :07
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=get what we want



VO-NAT **Denise Mic Hot**
SUPER=03-Roanoke
(Denise ad libs over video)


take pinnacle board

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Live=Denise Full/Microwave
SUPER=05-Roanoke;
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Double Boxes=Eric and Denise/Microwave

no question

WebWatch


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#WebWatch
GRAPHIC=Web Watch


If you want to dig a little deeper into the details of the UPS strike or if you're looking for another way to send out packages, the World Wide Web has plenty of information to deliver.
More on this week's edition of WebWatch.
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IN Q=while striking
SUPER=@File; :05
RUNS=1:12
OUT Q=WDBJ7-dot-com


(( While striking UPS workers man the picket lines, and UPS management tries to keep the packages moving, both sides are bringing their web pages into the labor dispute.
You can get get the union's latest take on the talks, or lack of them, on the Teamster's web site.
They're posting regular updates, and the Teamster's newsletter.
They also have a page set up to send a letter to President Clinton.
UPS is using its site to post labor updates, including the status of negotiations, and details of their last contract offer to the union.
If you're planning to send your packages through Federal Express, check their website first.
Fed-ex lists the latest steps it's taking to control the flood of packages, including restrictions on the number of parcels you can send, and cut-off times for drop boxes and service centers.
The U.S. Postal Service also has a list of restrictions on its web site, including a toll free phone number to make a drop-off appointment if you have more than four packages to send.
For a list of links to all these sites, visit the WebWatch page on the WDBJ-website, at WWW-dot-WDBJ7-dot-com.))

Roanoke-Ax


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-46
GRAPHIC=Accident


A two car collision on 5-81 in Roanoke brought traffic to a stand-still earlier this afternoon.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Witnesses told police that the driver of the gray car cut of this station wagon.
The driver of the station wagon then smashed into the highway dividing wall.
Rescue workers transported two people to the hospital.
Their injuries do not appear to be life threatening.
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Regional-Jail


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-43
GRAPHIC=Regional Jail


Some neighbors opposed it, but the New River Valley Regional Jail will soon be taking shape.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.;


Ground was broken yesterday afternoon on the 25- million dollar facility-- which will serve seven Southwest Virginia counties and the city of Radford.
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6:52:21 7:08:43
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IN Q=The Wythe

((WAYNE PIKE/WYTHE CO. SHERIFF:THE WYTHE COUNTY JAIL IS 80- YEARS OLD, SO, AND, THAT'S A CONSTANT PROBLEM JUST TAKING CARE OF THE PHYSICAL PLANTS. BOB LLOYD/NRV REGIONAL JAIL CHAIRMAN:IN OUR EXISTING LOCAL JAILS THERE'S PROBABLY NOT ONE OF THEM THAT DOESN'T NEED EITHER SUBSTANTIAL RENOVATIONS OR COMPLETELY REPLACED AND NONE OF THE COMMUNITIES CAN AFFORD IT, AND THE STATE WILL NOT PAY TO FINANCE THE RENOVATIONS OR RECONSTRUCTION OF A NEW LOCAL JAIL.))
SUPER=01-Wayne Pike/Wythe Co. Sheriff; :00 quick
SUPER=01-Bob Lloyd/NRV Regional Jail Chairman; :10
RUNS=:27
OUT Q=local jail.
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VO-NAT


The jail is located near Dublin and will initially house about 350 inmates--including women.
It's expected to open in about two years.
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On-Record


ANCHOR=eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=afr
TAPE#=97-41
GRAPHIC=On Record


A new, statewide Domestic Violence law went into effect on July first.
The law changed the way local law enforcement handles domestic violence cases.
Andrew Freiden talked to experts to find out how their jobs have changed.
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IN Q=
SUPER=01-Sergeant Don Orfield/Wythe Co. Sheriff's Dept.; :16
SUPER=01-Sergeant T.L. Carmichael/Roanoke City Police; :25
SUPER=@Andrew1; :52
SUPER=01-Darlene Young/Turning Point Shelter Dir.; :59
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OUT Q=af news 7


((Before July 1, when someone called the police while being abused, the case often ended up being dropped.
That's because the victim changed his or her mind and asked the officer not to arrest the attacker.
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IN Q=now it's statutory

((SGT. DON ORFIELD/WYTHE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT: NOW IT'S STATUTORY-- IF YOU FIND THAT THERE IS A PRIMARY AGGRESSOR, AND THE EVIDENCE SUBSTANTIATES IT, THAT IT'S PROBABLE CAUSE, THEN THE INDIVIDUAL IS ARRESTED AND TAKEN BEFORE A MAGISTRATE. ))
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OUT Q=BEFORE A MAGISTRATE

butt/butt/butt
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IN Q=THE VICTIM

((SERGEANT T.L. CARMICHAEL/ROANOKE CITY POLICE: THE VICTIM WOULD NOT COME DOWN AND PURSUE CHARGES. WITH THE OFFICERS OBTAINING THE WARRANTS, IT TAKES A LITTLE BIT OF THE PRESSURE OFF THE VICTIMS. BECAUSE WE ADVISE THE SUSPECT THAT WE'RE OBTAINING THE WARRANT. YOUR SPOUSE, OR LIVE-IN GIRLFRIEND OR WHATEVER HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THIS. IT WAS OUR DECISION. IT TAKES SOME OF THE PRESSURE OF HER.))
RUNS=:28
OUT Q=pressure of her.


The law doesn't just change WHO shoulders the blame for the arrest-- it changes WHO is forced to leave the home.
SOT 10:17
IN Q=NOW AS IT STANDS

((DARLENE YOUNG/TURNING POINT SHELTER: NOW AS IT STANDS, WHEN THE POLICE OFFICER GOES TO THE HOME, IF HE ARRESTS THE GUY, IT'S SERVED ON HIM SO SHE CAN STAY IN HER HOME. ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=in her home


To learn more about the law change affecting domestic abuse--
Tune in to On-Record tomorrow Morning at 11.
Andrew Freiden, News 7))
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SUPER=82-0.26''/minus 0.86''/20.14''/minus 4.45'';
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Poplar-Forest


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#=97-51
GRAPHIC=none


Long before Thomas Jefferson began using Poplar Forest as his hideaway retreat, the Bedford County plantation was a bustling center of activity.
Archeologists are now working to interpret the OTHER half of the property's history.
Steve Smallshaw reports. (/////SOT/////)
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IN Q=Under a warm
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Theresa Rieger/Altavista E.S. Teacher; :18
SUPER=@ssm1; :39

NOTE!!: NO super for woman after standup!
SUPER=01-Barbara Heath/Archeologist; 1:03
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OUT Q=News7, Bedford County.

(( Under a warm summer sun, these temporary archeologists are helping peel away the layers of history at Poplar Forest.
natsot scraping 9:48:00
RUNS=:02


This past week, about a dozen teachers from across central Virginia were helping unearth the remains of a late 18th- century slave cabin.
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SOT 10:22:16
IN Q=I'm tired

((THERESA RIEGER/ALTAVISTA E.S. TEACHER: I'M TIRED, PHYSICALLY TIRED, BECAUSE WE'VE BEEN WIELDING A SHOVEL FOR FOUR DAYS. BUT IT'S A GOOD TIRED, A REALLY GOOD TIRED.))
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OUT Q=really good tired.


Hopefully she'll be rested by the time school starts.
Rieger says she wants her students to appreciate the thrill of finding an artifact.
natsot 10:01:44
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Standup 10:51:45
IN Q=Artifacts from

((Artifacts from the site are brought back here where they're washed, sorted and catalogued.. each one a tiny piece in a never- ending jigsaw puzzle.))
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OUT Q=jigsaw puzzle.


Make that SEVERAL jigsaw puzzles.
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SOT 10:41:58
IN Q=And what you've

((AND WHAT YOU'VE GOT IS WITH THE MAJORITY OF THE PIECES MISSING, YOU'VE GOT SAY SIX JIGSAW PUZZLES WHERE ABOUT 60 PERCENT OF THE PIECES ARE MISSING.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=are missing.


But every piece that does fit together adds another line to the story of Poplar Forest.
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SOT 10:14:32
IN Q=And we have

((BARBARA HEATH/ARCHEOLOGIST: AND WE HAVE A COUPLE OF DOCUMENTS BUT REALLY, WE DON'T KNOW A LOT ABOUT WHAT WAS GOING ON OUT HERE. SO BY DOING THE ARCHEOLOGY, WE'RE ABLE TO FIND OUT A LITTLE BIT MORE ABOUT THE PEOPLE THAT WERE LIVING HERE, HOW MANY HOUSES WERE HERE, WHAT THE PLANTATION MAY HAVE LOOKED LIKE AT THAT TIME.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=at that time.


Steve Smallshaw, News7, Bedford County.))

2ETS


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#=97-42
GRAPHIC=Business News


A Roanoke environmental company has scored one of its biggest contracts to date.
Len Besthoff reports the deal caps a 10- year effort by E-T-S International to market a product it invented.
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SOT
IN Q=ETS International
SUPER=04-ETS Video; :05
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :14
SUPER=01-John Mycock/ETS International Vice Pres.; :20
SUPER=@Len2; :58
RUNS=1:15
OUT Q=LB, News-7.


((E-T-S International has signed a seven- million- dollar deal to install one of its trademarked air pollution control devices at a plant owned by China Steel.
The equipment limits sulfur dioxide emissions, which help cause acid rain.
E-T-S believes this agreement has the potential to spur more sales in the Far East.
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SOT 13:50:30
IN Q=China Steel

((JOHN MYCOCK/ETS INTERNATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT: CHINA STEEL IS RESPECTED AS A HIGHLY SOPHISTICATED FIRM WITH QUALIFIED ENGINEERS. AND ONCE THEY'VE EVALUATED AND SCRUTINIZED THE TECHNOLOGY, THAT GIVES YOU ANOTHER LEVEL OF CREDIBILITY THAT WE'VE NOT HAD, TO DATE.))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=to date.


The seven- million- dollar deal will more than DOUBLE the annual revenues of E-T-S division that makes the air pollution controls.
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SOT 13:53:24
IN Q=The environmental

((JOHN MYCOCK/ETS INTERNATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT: THE ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP, WHICH WILL BE THE ONES RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS PARTICULAR PROJECT, DO ABOUT FOUR MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR. SO YOU CAN SEE, THAT IF YOU BRING IN A SEVEN MILLION DOLLAR CONTRACT, IT BRINGS A TREMENDOUS BOOST.))
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OUT Q=tremendous boost.


E-T-S has about 60 employees in Roanoke.
Its U-S work force tops 200 people.
The company's stock is publicly traded.
For the past few months, its price per share has been on the low end, around 50- cents a share, but since the announcement of the China Steel deal, it has come up a bit.
Len Besthoff, News-7.))

Antique-Boats


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-56
GRAPHIC=none


If you happened to walk around Saunders Parkway Marina today you may have thought you stepped back in time.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Smith Mountain Lake;


Organizers of the Seventh Annual Antique Boat Show say the relics in the water remind us of the slower pace of days gone by.
These wooden boats are a rare find.
Only about 20-thousand of them remain.
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SOT 11:48:48
IN Q=PEOPLE HAD BEEN

((DON SMITH/SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE ANTIQUE BOAT CLUB: PEOPLE HAD BEEN PAINTING AND VARNISHING THESE THINGS AND THEY REALLY HAD GOTTEN TIRED OF THEM AND DIDN'T SEE ANY REAL VALUE THEY LIKE THE PLASTIC BOATS THAT ALL YOU HAD TO DO WAS WIPE IT SO THEY PULLED THESE BOATS UP ON THE SHORE AND BURNED THEM UP OR SAWED THEM UP THAT'S HOW THEY LOST AS MANY AS THEY DID.))
SUPER=01-Don Smith/Smith Mtn. Lake Antique Boat Club;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=MANY AS THEY DID
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VO-NAT


Some of the rare boats entered in today's show and rally include this 1906 Faye and Bowing Launch.
Two 1955 Cobras also made the trip to the lake.
108 of these boats were crafted 40 years ago, only 80 are still afloat.
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KIDS-DAY


ANCHOR=ERIC
NEWSCAST=SIX
WRITER=DAL
TAPE#=97-55
GRAPHIC=none


A community program started at a Roanoke fast food restaurant may move into other states.
About a year ago management at the Burger King on Melrose Avenue, started taking an active role in the community.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Laverne Petty, started organizing events like today's "Kids Day."
There are no parks in the area, so several times a year she organizes special days to give the neighborhood children something to do.
This event offered a new twist on the traditional dunking booth--this one actually flushes.
The children also tried to defy gravity in the moon house.
Petty says area organizations have been very giving.
She says the events are attracting more people and that's drawn the attention of Burger King restaurants in other states.
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Sports tease


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


The Virginia Tech football team held it';s annual media picture day this afternoon; Mike Stevens will have a report from Blacksburg, The Wrath talks about continuing an undefeated season,
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VO-NAT


and the second round qualifying results from watkins Glen; all a head in sports.
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S-Braves


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-17
GRAPHIC=Braves


The Atlanta Braves edged the Florida Marlins 4-3 today to remain five and a half games up on the fish in the NL East.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/Marlins vs. Braves; :00


Speaking of fish; the catch of the day.... Florida's Moises Alou with the full extension in left field and he holds on to make the grab. One more look at this one!
SUPER=35-Atlanta/4/Florida/3;


Mark Lemke gives the Braves a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the sixth on this basehit up the middle and the Braves go on to win 4-3.
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S-Rangers


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-18
GRAPHIC=Indians


In American league action; the Central Division leading Cleveland Indians welcomed the Texas Rangers to Jacobs Field for a double header.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH/Rangers vs. Indians; :00


We pick it up in the fifth. Cleveland's Jeff Branson erases a 1 run deficit in a hurry with this blast to deep right and the game is tied at one.
Texas first baseman Will Clark SUPER=35-Texas/4/Cleveland/3;

makes the count 4-1 on this homer to right in the top of the sixth.
Cleveland's Brian Giles brought the Indians to within a run with this homer in the 7th; but Texas holds on for a 4-3 win. Game two is at 7pm.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#TF97-1
GRAPHIC=TECH FOOTBALL


The Virginia Tech upperclassmen joined the freshmen on campus today for the Hokies' annual preseason football media day.
Mike Stevens and photographer Greg Moore have some snapshots from today's activities.
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg/This Afternoon; :00
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Head Coach; :21
SUPER=01-Al Clark/Va. Tech Quarterback; :54
SUPER=01-Marcus Parker/Va. Tech Senior Fullback; 1:15
RUNS=1:46
OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."
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S-Qualify


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=steve
TAPE#none
SS=WATKINS GLEN


Second Round qualifying for tomorrow's road race at Watkins Glen wrapped up today.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Watkins Glen, NY; :00

Mike Skinner, who decided to re-qualify produced a lap of 119.995 miles per our; the the top speed in second round qualifying. Here's the remainder of the field.
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WIPE TO QUALIFYING
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5016;
SUPER=0107-26. Mike Skinner/119.399/27. Chad Little//28. Jeremy Mayfield//29.

Ted Musgrave//30. John Andretti//;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0107-31. Ricky Rudd//32. Darrell Waltrip//33. Steve Grissom//34. Lance

Hooper//35. Kyle Petty//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0107-36. Jeff Burton//37. Derrike Cope//38. David Green//39. Ricky

Craven//40. Rick Mast//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0107-41. Hut Stricklin//42. Jeff Green//;
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=.....LAST CAR.
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S-Wrath


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-15
GRAPHIC=Wrath


The Roanoke Wrath returns to action tomorrow at 2pm at Victory Stadium against the Richmond Lions.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


The Wrath has compiled an 11 and OH record this season; despite injuries to a few key players.
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IN Q="With

((GRAYSON PRILLAMAN/WRATH PLAYER-COACH:))
SUPER=01-Grayson Prillaman/Wrath Player-Coach; :00
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=...undefeated"
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VO-NAT(Con't)


All-American keeper Aaron Ewert returns to the goal tomorrow for the first time since breaking his ulna or forearm in the fifth game of the season.
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IN Q="well

((AARON EWERT/WRATH STARTING GOALIE:))
SUPER=01-Aaron Ewert/Wrath Starting Goalie; :00
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=...hang on to it"
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Wx-Tape
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Forecasts
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