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ANCHOR=Jean
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A fire in Smyth county- is spewing toxic fumes into the air.
People within a mile of the Marley Mouldings warehouse are being evacuated- and state police say people who smell smoke in that area- should leave.
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The warehouse is on Route 22 in the Atkins Community which is 13 miles west of Wytheville.
The warehouse caught fire at about 6:30- sending a toxic cloud into the air.
The fire is under control and no one's been hurt.
Police are also advising people driving through the area on Route 81 or Route 11- to keep their windows and vents closed.
State Police in Wytheville are handling the problem. If you live in that area and have concerns, you can reach the state police at 1-800 542-8716.
Please do not call that number if you are not in the immediate area of the fire. The cloud poses no threat to people more than a few miles from the scene.
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ANCHOR=Jean


A News 7 crew is on the way- We'll have the latest for you tonight on News 7 at Eleven.

Newsbreak


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=JJA
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Good Evening.
Rain is helping break up a toxic cloud over Smyth County.
The toxic fumes spewed into the air from a fire at the Marlye Mouldings Warehouse.
People within a mile of the plant have been evacuated- and state police say people who smell smoke in that area- should leave.
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take pinnacle map
The warehouse is on Route 22 in the Atkins Community west of Wytheville.
Police are also advising people driving through the area on Route 81 or Route 11- to keep their windows and vents closed.
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ANCHOR=Jean


We'll have the latest for you tonight on News 7 at Eleven.

Chemical-Fire


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tha
TAPE#97-57
GRAPHIC=Fire


Residents of the Smyth County community of Atkins are being evacuated tonight. Take Map That after a fire at a neighboring plastics warehouse sends toxic fumes into the air.
Police have evacuated about 500 people around the community which is about ten miles north east of Marion.
Double Boxes=Jean/Teresa Microwave

Teresa Hamilton was at the scene and joins us now with the latest.
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((Rollcue:the fumes are toxic.)
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SUPER=03-Smyth Co.;
SUPER=01-Charles Harrington/Smyth Co Dir. of Emergency Services;
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SUPER=05-Wythe Co.;

Teresa adlibs
Double Boxes=Jean/Teresa

Q&A: What can you tell us about traffic in the area?
ANCHOR=Jean

Take Police Phone Number
State Police in Wytheville are handling the problem. If you live in that area and have concerns, you can reach the state police at 1-800 542-8716.

VMI-Day-2


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-61
GRAPHIC=VMI


Women and V-M-I. They said one would inevitably change the other.
The Institute has changed a few things to accommodate women -but the changes are so subtle, they're hard to see.
Keith Humphry was there today when 30 women got their first taste of the "rat line."
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IN Q=It's got to be
SUPER=03-Lexington; :00
SUPER=01-Mike Lorence/Regimental Executive Officer; :27
SUPER=02-Jen Jolin/VMI Rat; :56
SUPER=01-Kevin Trujillo/Senior Class President; 1:03
SUPER=01-Jennifer Buettner/Texas A&M Exchange Student; 1:29
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OUT Q=Humphry, NEWS 7

((
It's got to be intimidating for a 17 or 18 year old- -away from home, perhaps, for the first time... to be met with this on his or HER third day at college.
But it's not your ordinary school.... most of the military training is conducted by STUDENTS- -a group of upperclass cadets called the "cadre."
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IN Q=From these men

((FROM THESE MEN YOU WILL LEARN EVERYTHING YOU WILL NEED TO KNOW TO SURVIVE HERE.))
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No cussing. No touching. And no amount of concession to the differences between men and women.
Those were the unspoken marching orders as the all- male cadre put the first co-ed class through the first day of a six- month exercise in discipline and military training.
Jennifer Jolin of Highland County seemed to take it all in stride.
She'd ARRIVED here with a good attitude.
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IN Q=Really the only difference

(( ))
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IN Q=But I believe

(( ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=of the system.


The system is one of adversity. It's tough enough that they EXPECT as many as five percent of these young people to quit by the end of the week.
The ones who succeed are the ones who can take it in stride- -with a sense of humor... maybe even get the cadre to work for you.
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IN Q=That's what the

(( ))
RUNS=:04
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Buettner- -one of the exchange students from Texas A-and-M-- praised the all-male cadre for their even- handed approach.
There's no telling what the rats may think. They're still off limits.
Keith Humphry NEWS 7.

Dead-RATs


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#97-56
GRAPHIC=VMI


V-M-I's Class of 2001 was awakened with a gruesome sight this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington;


Campus police found a pile of 30 dead rats on the school's parade grounds.
Next to the rats was a towel printed with the slogan SAVE THE MALES.
It's believed the rats were left by students from Washington and Lee University which is adjacent to VMI.
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Citadel


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=abr
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Citadel


No charges will be filed for the alleged hazing and harassment of two female cadets at the Citadel.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Charleston, SC/ File;


The prosecutor in the case says the state's anti-hazing law does not cover this type of incident.
There is also no proof of criminal intent, so no assault charges can be filed.
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SOT 20:09:55
IN Q=we also believe

((WE ALSO BELIEVE THE POSSIBILITY OF A DEFENSE FOR CONSENT EXISTS THAT WOULD ELIMINATE THE STATE FROM MEETING ITS BURDEN OF PROOF WHICH IT HAS IN EVERY CRIMINAL CASE OF PROVING THE CRIMINAL ALLEGATION BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT.))
SUPER=01-David Schwacke/Prosecutor;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=a reasonable doubt
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VO-NAT


Kim Messer and Jeanie Mentavlos dropped out of the Citadel earlier this year saying they were harassed and hazed.
Fourteen male cadets were either punished or left the school after the Citadel began an internal investigation.
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Amherst-Found


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=abr
TAPE#97-54
GRAPHIC=NONE


An all day search for a robbery suspect in Amherst County ended around 7:30 tonight.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Amherst Co.;


That's when Amherst County Sheriff's deputies caught up with 20 year old Charles E. Thomas-
He's charged with robbery in (Fa-KEER) Fauquier County.
Thomas was captured less than a mile from his sister's home in Monroe.
A resident near the area spotted a man fitting the suspect's description and called police.
That call and police dogs led deputies to Thomas.
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NH-Shooting


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Shooting


Police say a man who went on a shooting rampage in New Hampshire-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Colebrook, NH;

left behind a home "booby trapped" with explosives.
Police found 600 pounds of amonium nitrate along with an apparent hit list and tunnels underground.
It's believed 67 year old Carl Drega burned down his home and planned on hurting those who came to his property.
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SOT 14:02:04
IN Q=

((MICHAEL RAMSDELL/ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY GENERAL: BASED ON THE FACT THAT IT'S CLAER THAT HIS RESIDENCE WAS BURNED TO THE GROUND AND YET THE OTHER BUILDINGS ARE VIRTUALLY UNTOUCHED, WE ARE OPERATING UNDER THE ASSUMPTION THAT THERE HAVE BEEN TRAPS LAID THERE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL.))
SUPER=01-Michael Ramsdell/Associate Attorney General;
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OUT Q=LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL.
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VO-NAT


Police say Drega killed four people yesterday before he was shot to death.
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Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


When we return, Grayson County residents tell the public not to judge their community by the actions of a few,
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VO-NAT

and even though UPS workers have ended their strike, some are still not allowed back to work.
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Cullen


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-52
GRAPHIC=Cullen


Virginia's Attorney General is backing a federal civil rights probe into the decapitation murder of a black man in Grayson County.
Attorney General Richard Cullen calls it "one of the most wantonly vile, depraved, and horribly inhumane acts one can imagine."
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


But Cullen says there's a good reason why Grayson County authorities have NOT labelled the murder a hate crime.
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SOT 05:16:12
IN Q=They want

((RICHARD CULLEN/VA. ATTORNEY GENERAL: THEY WANT THIS GUY IF HE'S CONVICTED TO GET THE DEATH PENALTY. AND THEY'RE MAKING SURE THAT THEY DON'T SAY ANYTHING THAT WOULD TAKE AWAY FROM THAT. So-- WHAT I'M SAYING IS THAT I THINK THERE ARE DUAL MOTIVATIONS HERE. THIS MAN WAS KILLED, IN MY VIEW, BECAUSE THEY WANTED TO ROB HIM. AND ALSO RACISM PLAYED A ROLE IN THEIR ULTIMATE DECISION.))
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SS=NONE


By focusing on a racist motivation, authorities would actually weaken the robbery case needed to get a death sentence.
Cullen wrote to Attorney General Janet Reno asking her to continue the federal probe -- but AFTER the state prosecution is over.

Grayson-Murder


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-46
GRAPHIC=


The Grayson County case is generating publicity around the country.
But some local residents are concerned the crime has given the nation the wrong idea about the place they call "home".
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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SUPER=03-Grayson Co.; :15
SUPER=01-Ervin Phipps/Grayson Co. Resident; :24
SUPER=01-Margaret Reeves/Grayson Co. Resident; 1:13
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((
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((ERVIN PHIPPS/GRAYSON CO. RESIDENT: WHEN I THINK ABOUT IT, IT RUNS COLD CHILLS OVER ME.))
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OUT Q=over me.


Ervin Phipps is still struggling with his friend's murder.
Garnett "G-P" Johnson was the only black man at a drinking party-- when he was doused with gasoline, burned and later decapitated.
At least one witness told reporters she heard someone say "we're going to take G-P out there and put him on that white cross and burn him".
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IN Q=I think

((ERVIN PHIPPS/GRAYSON CO. RESIDENT:I THINK IT WAS RACIAL BECAUSE HE WAS THE ONLY BLACK THERE AMONG ALL THE WHITE FRIENDS, SUPPOSED TO BE FRIENDS, I MEAN, I CAN'T SEE IT ANY OTHER WAY. ))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=other way.


The state-N-double-A-C-P is also convinced the crime was racially motivated.
Two white men-- raised outside Grayson County-- are charged with Johnson's murder.
But Phipps, who grew up here, believes the alleged events surrounding his friend's death are isolated- that racism is NOT rampant.
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SOT
IN Q=In the years

((ERVIN PHIPPS/GRAYSON CO. RESIDENT:IN THE YEARS THAT I'VE LIVED HERE, I'VE KNOWN NOTHING LIKE THIS TO HAPPEN. ))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=to happen.


About 16- thousand people live in Grayson County, approximately 96- percent are white.
Margaret Reeves was born in Elk Creek, 66- years ago.
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IN Q=I can't

((MARGARET REEVES/GRAYSON CO. RESIDENT: I CAN'T SAY NOTHING ABOUT ELK CREEK CAUSE EVERYBODY WAS JUST SWEET AND NICE, THE WHITE PEOPLE AND THE BLACK FOLKS, GOT ALONG, I NEVER DID HAVE ANY TROUBLE WHEN I LIVED OVER THERE. ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=over there.

TAKE SU
Few people we approached were willing to talk publicly, but off camera, the comments were pretty much the same, Grayson County is a beautiful place to live and raise a family. END SU
Residents upset over the publicity point to Grayson's crime rate-- murders, they say, are rare-- on average-- less than one a year.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Grayson County.))


UPS


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-60
GRAPHIC=UPS


The Strike against United Parcel Service may be over- but that doesn't mean jobs for all UPS workers.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


While 185-thousand employees went on strike more than two weeks ago...but not all returned to work today.
U-P-S management in Roanoke says about half of the 600 workers began delivering packages today.
Company officials say they hope to hire back more workers as business picks up.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:07:22
IN Q=Well certainly

((WARREN KING/SOUTHWEST DIVISION MANAGER:WELL CERTAINLY THEY'RE STILL EMPLOYEES OF UNITED PARCEL SERVICE. WE JUST DON'T HAVE THE WORK FOR THEM RIGHT NOW AND AS THE WORK COMES BACK, WE HOPE TO GET THEM ALL BACK))
SUPER=01-Warren King/Southwest Division Manager;
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=all back.
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VO-NAT


Some local businesses like Orvis are staying with the Post Office for half of what use to be shipped by U-P-S.
Postmaster Billy Martin says priority mail and regular mail remain up 50-percent and express mail is still up 70-percent since the strike ended.
The operations manager for clothing retailer J-Crew in Lynchburg says the strike could have been a catastrophe if it had lasted much longer or taken place during the holiday season.
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Chicago-UPS


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE

wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Chicago;


In Chicago- workers are still on the picket line.
That's because the national strike settlement doesn't apply to two local Teamsters branches in Chicago--
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SOT 14:04:30
IN Q=

((JOE RODRIGUEZ/705 UNION STEWARD: AT THIS TIME THE LEADERSHIP IS STILL ASKIGN US TO STRIKE AND OTHER LOCALS WILL BE HONORING OUR PICKETING.))
SUPER=01-Joe Rodriguez/705 Union Steward;
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=HONORING OUR PICKETING."
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VO-NAT


Locals 705 and 710 have separate contracts- that cover thousands in Illinois and Indiana.
What makes the problem worse is that Chicago is a major distribution point for packages crossing the country.
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city-teacher


ANCHOR=jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-50
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


Members of the Roanoke Education Association are concerned the City School Board isn't listening to them.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The School Board HAS formed a committee to study violence in city classrooms.
That after the teachers' organization complained.
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SOT 16:15:39
IN Q=we for nine

((ESTHER CIRASUNDA: WE FOR NINE MONTHS, WE SPOKE AT THE SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS, LOBBIED SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS, CONTACTED SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS TO LET THEM KNOW THERE WAS A DISCIPLINE PROBLEM IN ROANOKE CITY SCHOOLS. ))
SUPER=01-Esther Cirasunda/Roanoke Education Association;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=city schools
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VO-NAT

The R-E-A submitted a list of 10 potential members for the committee.
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SOT 16:16:00
IN Q=AND STILL

((ESTHER CIRASUNDA/ROANOKE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION: AND STILL, THEY ONLY CHOSE 2 OF THE PEOPLE THAT WE NOMINATED TO HELP SOLVE THESE ISSUES. ))
SUPER=01-Esther Cirasunda/Roanoke Education Association;
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=THESE ISSUES
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VO-NAT


Three other R-E-A members were chosen, but (Seara-Soonda) Cirasunda says those teachers aren't as well versed on the issue.
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Tease#2



ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


President Clinton is still celebrating his birthday. We'll show you how when we return.
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VO-NAT

and you can't get a hunka, hunka burning love, but you can get a grilled peanut butter sandwich. Up next we'll head to the Elvis cafe.
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Ballet-Dancer


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


It turns out that a 93-pound ballerina who died suddenly suffered from a heart defect.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


A California Coroner says that may have contributed to her death.
The preliminary autopsy of 22 year old Heidi Guenther did not rule out an eating disorder-- and it failed to establish the cause of her death.
The Boston Ballet dancer, who was five-foot three, died suddenly June 30th while riding in a car with her family.
Guenther had been told by ballet officials last year to shed some weight. But they say she received a review in January telling her not to get too thin.
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Clinton-Kennedy


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Clinton


President Clinton continued his 51st birthday
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martha's Vineyard;

celebration by sailing with the Kennedy family.
Among the entourage- Senator Edward Kennedy and his family- and Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg and her husband-
The group went out aboard the 52 foot schooner- as a saxophonist played "Hail to the Chief."
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ELVIS-CAFE


ANCHOR=JEAN
NEWSCAST=11PM
WRITER=AFR
TAPE#97-59
GRAPHIC=NONE


If you can't afford the trip to Graceland, and you've already seen Mini-Graceland in Roanoke...
Andrew Freiden tells us, you should consider a trip to the Graceland Cafe and Starlite Lounge in Burnt Chimney.
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SOT
IN Q=karen jones....
SUPER=03-Burnt Chimney; :05
SUPER=01-Karen Jones/Cafe Co-Owner; :35
SUPER=01-Diana Holland/Cafe Co-Owner; :55
SUPER=@Andrew1; 1:12 (QUICK MOVE OFF ME)
RUNS=1:24
OUT Q=news 7, burnt chimney

(( Karen Jones and her friend Diana Holland wanted to be center stage.
So they convinced their family and friends to help them open a restaurant.
SOT 19:38:33

((DIANA HOLLAND. EVERYBODY IN THIS TOWN KNOWS ME AS THE ELVIS LADY. THEY ALL THINK I'M CRAZY. ))
RUNS=:03


Their adoration for the King made the Elvis Theme a perfect fit.
AS far as Diana and Karen know, there's only one other Graceland cafe around. It's in Graceland, and it's owned by Priscilla Presley.
SOT 19:46:01

((KAREN JONES/CO-OWNER: IF YOU'RE FROM THIS TOWN, YOU PROBABLY COULDN'T AFFORD HER PLACE...))
RUNS=:04


When they came up with the menu, they made sure you don't have to go to memphis to eat like the king.
SOT 19:47:25

((KAREN: RIGHT NOW WE GOT LOVE ME TENDER STEAKS, WE GOT YOU AIN'T NOTHING BUT A HOT DOG THAT'S BEEN POPULAR, AND ALSO... ))
RUNS=:07


Elvis's personal favorite... and the house special-- fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches.
The food isn't the only thing here that keeps Elvis's memory alive....
SOT 19:39:00

((do you believe that he's dead. NOT EVER, NOT EVER, I THINK HE HAD TO GO INTO A PROTECTION TYPE SITUATION. ))
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SOT 19:48:21

((When you sit down and you think that he's gone or hidden, do you get all shook up? I BELIEVE LIKE MY PARTNER, I DON'T BELIEVE THAT HE'S GONE. ))
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SOT 20:14:33

((ANDREW FREIDEN/REPORTER: ELVIS FANS OF ALL AGES CAN EAT JUST ABOUT ANYTHING THEY WANT HERE AT THE GRACELAND CAFE. ELVIS'S LITTLE TEDDY BEARS, THOUGH, HAVE TO STICK TO THE BASICS. ANDREW FREIDEN, NEWS 7, BURNT CHIMNEY ))
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#S7-7
GRAPHIC=MLB


Rafael Palmero was a one man wrecking crew tonight.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Kansas City, MI/Orioles vs. Royals; :00


Rafe smacked his 28th and 29th homeruns of the season; scoring all four Baltimore runs in a 4-2 win over Kansas City. Numbers!
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S-Lamar


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=CP97-1
GRAPHIC=Panthers


The National Football League has slapped Carolina Panther linebacker lamar Lathon with a 20 thousand dollar fine...
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=04-NFL; :00


for nailing Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Rich Gannon in the face mask last week.
Lathon charged in from gannon's left side and lunged head first at gannon. The league says that violates the helmet to helmet policy. Gannon was left woozy an spitting blood.
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S-Golf


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-15
GRAPHIC=McLelland Classic


The highly touted McLelland Metro Classic high school golf tournament saved the best for last yesterday at Ole Monterey.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Roanoke/McLelland Classic Round 2; :00


North Cross's Brandon LaCroix strolled up to the 16th green with what appeared to be a comfortable two shot lead on Patrick Henry's Lee Taylor.
But Taylor amazingly made up those two shots and one more, with two birdies an par to win the individual title.
The key was this approach shot on 18, that set up the eventual birdie putt for the win.
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SOT
IN Q="I hit it...

((LEE TAYLOR/MCLELLAND METRO WINNER:))
SUPER=01-Lee Taylor/McLelland Metro Winner; :00
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=...LUCKY THERE."
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ANCHOR=Steve
SS=HOLD MCLELLAND


Taylor shot a 68 yesterday to go with Tuesday's 71 at the Water's Edge.
Patrick Henry also won the team title.

S-Chip


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-16
GRAPHIC=Chip Sullivan


PGA rookie Chip Sullivan begins play in the Greater Vancouver Open later today.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Salem; :00


Chip spent about the last two weeks here in Roanoke playing in a pro-am at Hanging Rock and visiting with family and friends; but it's back to work.
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SOT
IN Q="It's

((CHIP SULLIVAN/PGA ROOKIE:))
SUPER=01-Chip Sullivan/PGA Rookie; :00
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=...on the weekend"
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S-Westbrook


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=RS97-1
GRAPHIC=Redskins


A fine might be in order for Redskins receiver Michael Westbrook.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Ashburn; :00


During practice yesterday Westbrook punched running back Stephen Davis in the face. Westbrook has been suspended from tomorrow nights exhibition game against Miami.
SUPER=03-Washington D.C/Today;


The Redskins held their annual Homecoming luncheon today in northwest D.C. Turner commented on the situation.
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SOT
IN Q=

((NORV TURNER/REDSKINS HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Norv Turner/Redskins Head Coach; :00
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Sports tease


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Still on the sports menu tonight; we will give you the lowdown on the friday football Extra pre season special,
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and take you to danville where Ed martin's Eagles are rebuilding after the loss of some key players.
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S-NBA


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NBA wheeling and dealing continued today. Lets start with some heat.
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The Miami heat has signed free agent Terry Mills to a two year contract. Mills will receive 1 million the first year and just over a million the next year. He gives Pat Riley scoring punch in the front court. The Vancouver Grizzlies have signed Antonio Daniels; their top draft pick. The Bowling Green star has a three year deal.
Finally; a college note. North Carolina State coach herb Sendek has a new contract reportedly worth over a half million a year.
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S-Danville


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Our preseason high school football scouting report sizes up the G.W. Danville Eagles tonight.
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Ed Martin's team is coming off another stellar year in which it made it all the way to the Division 6 championship game.
But gone from that team are all-american Tyrone Robertson and several other top defenders.
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The Eagles are ready to showcase their 1997 team this Friday night at the high school in their annual six team Jamboree that gets underway at four and runs until nine o'clock.
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