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1-News-Head

ANCHOR=Keith

Say "Gangland"- -people think Chicago, maybe- -not Bedford County.
Coming up on NEWS 7 at Six, the sheriff says think again, and he'll tell us what he intends to do about it.
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VO-NAT


And a Danville killer breaks bad in court- -with no remorse for shooting a ten year old boy- -Frank Clements gets life without parole.
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Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, Chip Sullivan is returning to the Valley to headline this year's Tee Off for Sight event, the Scope has given the Hampton Roads Admirals an ultimatum,
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VO-NAT eng#


And the Lynchburg Hillcats' Aramis Ramirez is named the Carolina League's Most Valuable Player. He and the Cats are in Salem for a seven o'clock date tonight.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


We will end up this month with a significant moisture deficit. No rain in the four day forecast.

Bedford-Gangs


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-55
GRAPHIC=None


It is a problem more associated with big cities, but gang activity has apparently found its way to Bedford County.
Double Boxes=Keith and Steve/Microwave


Steve Smallshaw is in Stewartsville tonight.
Steve, what kind of gangs are they talking about here?
Live=Steve Full/Microwave
SUPER=@ssm1;
SUPER=05-Bedford Co.;
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(Rollcue: two alleged gang members yesterday)
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=01-Greg Jennelle/Eyewitness; :00
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.; :10
SUPER=01-Mike Brown/Bedford Co. Sheriff; :58
RUNS=1:14
OUT Q=and we will.
Live=Steve Full/Microwave
SUPER=05-Bedford Co.;
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Double Boxes=Keith and Steve/Microwave




Clements


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-54
GRAPHIC=Frank Clements


A defendant seething with anger blew up at the judge today just before the court imposed a life sentence.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


34-year-old Frank Clements shot Reggie Hutchins when the 10-year old boy opened his family's front door in Danville last April.
Clements says he wanted to shoot Reggie's parents for reporting drug-related activity to police.
He smiled during most of the trial and says he feels no remorse.
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SOT 9:31:31
SOT 9:35:27
IN Q=He might think

((BILL FULLER/COMMONWEALTH'S ATTY: HE MIGHT THINK HE'S SO TOUGH BUT WHAT HE DID WAS ABOUT AS COWARDLY AS ANYTHING ANYONE CAN DO. TO GO TO A HOME, PEOPLE MINDING THEIR OWN BUSINESS, AND WHEN A CHILD ANSWERS THE DOOR TO SHOOT HIM DOWN AND RUN. FRANK CLEMENTS/DEFENDANT: I DON'T CARE WHAT BILL FULLER SAY ABOUT ME. HE'S A COWARD. HE STANDS BEHIND THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM TO SENTENCE US. HE DON'T KNOW WHAT WE GOT TO DO IN THE STREETS TO LIVE AND SURVIVE. HE'S A COWARD.))
SUPER=01-Bill Fuller/Commonwealth's Atty;
SUPER=01-Frank Clements/Defendant; :19
RUNS=:36
OUT Q=he's a coward
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VO-NAT


Clements will serve life without parole for shooting Reggie Hutchins.
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Boot-Camp


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-50
GRAPHIC=None


A bootcamp for nonviolent juvenile offenders is still planned for Floyd County.
But a unanimous decision by the Board of Supervisors yesterday may threaten the project's future.
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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SOT
IN Q=For now
SUPER=03-Floyd Co.; :00
SUPER=@Teresa1; :17
SUPER=01-Greg Vaughn/Project Opponent; :28
SUPER=01-Chuck Isner/Rebound Program Manager; :54
RUNS=1:22
OUT Q=NEWS 7, Floyd County.


((For now, the military style bootcamp is expected to locate in Willis-- at a former Department of Corrections work camp.
The board of supervisors originally gave the project its blessing but had a "change of heart" after weeks of negative comments from residents. TAKE SU The facility would create nearly 40- jobs but opponents say the economic benefits aren't enough to to compensate for a sense of security. END SU
Greg Vaughn lives next to to the work camp.
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10:50:20
SOT
IN Q=I work

((GREG VAUGHN/PROJECT OPPONENT:I WORK MIDNIGHT SHIFT AND MY WIFE AND I'VE GOT LITTLE GIRLS AND I JUST DON'T WANT TO LEAVE THEM AT HOME BY THEMSELVES WITH SOMETHING LIKE THAT CLOSE. ))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=that close.


A Denver based company, known as Rebound, bought the land from Floyd County-- and entered into a contract with the state.
Program manager Chuck Isner says "Rebound" is willing to relocate-- but only if the Department of Juvenile Justice gives its permission.
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11:26:16
SOT
IN Q=We certainly

((CHUCK ISNER/REBOUND PROGRAM MANAGER:WE CERTAINLY DON'T WANT TO BE ANYWHERE WHERE WE'RE UNWANTED, WE THINK WE COULD OPERATE THE PROGRAM HERE AND DEMONSTRATE THAT WE CAN GE GOOD NEIGHBORS AND IT WOULD JUST TAKE TIME TO BE ABLE TO DO THAT. ))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=to do that.


A Department of Juvenile Justice Spokeswoman says the state is aware of the supervisors' decision but has not heard from the board-- so for now the camp is still expected to open in October.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Floyd County.))
Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Counseling is available for those who abuse their wives or girlfriends--but is it effective? Coming up on News 7 at Six, we conclude our series "Why Does She Stay?"
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VO-NAT


Also moviegoers won't get the picture at the Tanglewood Mall until sometime next year. We'll have an update.
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Aris


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-49
GRAPHIC=None


Two hundred people will be out of a job next year, thanks to a company merger.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blairs;
Aris Isotoner has been making gloves and slippers in Pittsylvania County for

only three months.
But an umbrella company called Totes is buying Aris Isotoner and moving the

operation to its Cincinnati headquarters.
Vice President Ed Talbott says the company just doesn't need a second plant--he says the Pittsylvania County workers will get their pink slips between February and May of next year.
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FOP-Democrats


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-48
GRAPHIC=Virginia Democrats


Democrats are still high-fiving over the weekend endorsement of their entire ticket by the Fraternal Order of Police.
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SOT 20:10
IN Q=I am so

((I AM SO PROUD AND SO GRATEFUL TO RUN WITH THE FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE ENDORSEMENT. THIS IS IMPORTANT. I THOUGHT THE CAMPAIGN WAS RUNNING WELL ALREADY, BUT IT SURE GOT A BOOST WITH THE FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE ENDORSEMENT.))
SOT 15:48:02

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I KNOW IT MEANT A GREAT DEAL IN MY CAMPAIGN.))
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OUT Q=my campaign.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The F-O-P admits members were interested in protecting workers "comp" and expanding retirement benefits for their ranks.
But they deny they "cut a deal," as some Republicans are surmising.
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SOT 42:43
IN Q=You could

((GARTH WHEELER/FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE: YOU COULD VERY EASILY SAY THE SAME THING. I RECEIVED A HALF A DOZEN PHONE CALLS FROM REPUBLICAN LEGISLATORS TALKING TO ME ABOUT ISSUES. SO THE ANSWER IS NO. AND IT WOULD BE IMPOSSIBLE TO CUT A DEAL.))
SUPER=01-Garth Wheeler/Fraternal Order Of Police;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=cut a deal.
TALENT=Keith
SS=Jim Gilmore


Jim Gilmore attacked some state troopers' workers "comp" benefits as attorney general -- and FOP officers say they didn't forget.

Three-Domestic-Violence


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-
GRAPHIC=Why Does She Stay?


We've been talking a lot this week about domestic violence, focusing on victims and stories of survival.
Tonight in the final installment of our series "Why Does She Stay?", Kimberly McBroom looks at how the cycle of violence can end- -not only for the victim- -but for the abuser, as well.
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SOT
IN Q=This 22- year- old woman
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :56
SUPER=01-Steve Miller/Roanoke Valley Family Services; 1:10
SUPER=@Kimberly1; 1:20
RUNS=2:52
OUT Q=McBroom, News 7


((This 22- year- old woman has spent her summer in a shelter, fleeing from a boyfriend she describes as abusive.
Her story illustrates a cycle of domestic violence which counselors say they often see.
The woman says both she and her boyfriend grew up in abusive homes.
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SOT tape 3 1:38:31 (Silhouette Interview)

((HE HAS SAID THAT THE REASON HE'S VERBALLY ABUSIVE IS BEAUS OF THE PHYSICAL ABUSE THAT HE WENT THROUGH. HE COULDN'T PHYSICALLY ABUSE ANYBODY. SO, THE ONLY WAY THAT HE HAS TO DEAL WITH SOMETHING WHEN HE GETS TO THE END OF HIS NERVE, IS TO START RUNNING HIS MOUTH TO TEAR SOMEBODY DOWN AND HURT THEM. ))
RUNS=:18


She says the abuse was hard for her to recognize because they were attacks with words, not fists.
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SOT tape 3 1:46:10

((IF YOU'VE GROWN UP IN IT, IF YOU'VE DEALT WITH IT YOUR WHOLE LIFE, IF NO ONE'S EVER TAUGHT YOU HOW YOU SHOULD BE TREATED, THEN YOU DON'T KNOW IF YOU'RE BEING ABUSED OR NOT. ))
RUNS=:11


But Steve Miller believes that cycle CAN be broken.
Miller holds weekly classes, entitled, "Men Ending Domestic Violence."
His clients sign an agreement to attend at least 13 meetings.
Some come on their own.
Most are ordered by the court.
The group therapy encourages a new way of thinking.
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SOT tape 5 2:56:28

((STEVE MILLER/FAMILY SERVICES OF THE ROANOKE VALLEY: PEOPLE ACCEPTING RESPONSIBILITY FOR HOW THEY THINK, HOW THEY HANDLE THEIR FEELINGS, AND HOW THEY REACT TO SITUATIONS AND LOOKING AT NON-VIOLENT ALTERNATIVES. ))
RUNS=:10


Standup Here
But does it really work?
Miller says studies show that it does.
Seventy- percent of those who have been out of the program at least two years have NOT been back to court on a domestic assault charge. END STANDUP

This is one of Miller's clients.
He says he was a judge ordered him to enter the program after an argument with his wife turned physical.
The man says there have been two such incidents during their 12- year
marriage. (/////SOT/////)
SOT tape 7 (silhouette w/ man) 9:42:14

((JUST SIMPLY BY GRABBING HER AND HOLDING HER TO KEEP THINGS FROM ESCALATING ANY FURTHER. I HAVE PUSHED HER. BUT AS FAR AS SLAPPING HER, HITTING HER-- NO, NEVER. ))
RUNS=:15


But he says he regrets what DID happen.
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SOT tape 7 9:41:07

((IT'S NOT LIKE IT WAS A FIST FIGHT. BUT IT NEVER SHOULD HAVE HAPPENED. IT'S INEXCUSABLE. ))
RUNS=:09


He still has six weeks to go in the treatment program, but says he's already learned to control his anger and make better decisions.
As for his marriage-- it, too is on the mend.
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SOT tape 7 9:50:39

((I LOVE MY WIFE VERY MUCH, AND SHE LOVES ME. AND WE'RE TRYING TO PUT THIS PROBLEM BEHIND US AND MOVE ON. I THINK WE'RE GOING TO BE FINE. ))
RUNS=:10


Pre-Pro Page here with Help Numbers to call
If you, or someone you know is the victim of domestic violence, you can call the TRUST Hotline at 344- 1948.
For a safe place to stay, call the Turning Point Shelter at 345-0400 or TAP's Women's Resource Center at 345- 6781.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7.))

Stocks


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

On Wall Street a late session rally helped the Dow end a four-session losing streak. TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE
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Iguana-Lawsuit


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-51
GRAPHIC=Lawsuit


A Roanoke woman says a party animal got out of hand and ruined her boyfriend's birthday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Carla Carter is trying to sue the Science Museum of Western Virginia after she says one of the exhibit's cold blooded creatures bit her on the neck.
Carter threw her boyfriend a birthday party in the lab of the Science Museum in July of 1995.
Part of the festivities include live reptiles.
Carter claims an iguana named King Solomon was not being properly handled by the animal care specialist.
A Roanoke circuit court judge is now considering whether Carter can sue the Museum because of its non-profit status.
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Carmike


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


Moviegoers will have to wait a little longer for the construction of the Roanoke Valley's largest theater.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Carmike Cinemas has revised its original projection, putting off construction of a 10- plex at the Tanglewood Mall until next year.
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SOT 13:06:55
IN Q=I do not

((JUDY TULLIUS/TANGLEWOOD MALL: I DO NOT KNOW EXACTLY THE REASON FOR THE DELAY. HOWEVER BECAUSE THEY COULD NOT GET IT OPEN FOR NOVEMBER, THEY DECIDED TO WAIT UNTIL THE MAY MOVIES COME OUT. IT'S THE CYCLE THAT THE THEATERS HAVE FROM WHAT I UNDERSTAND.))
SUPER=01-Judy Tullius/Tanglewood Mall;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=I understand.
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VO-NAT


The theater will be beside Barnes- and- Noble Book store.
Its construction has run pretty close to schedule.
The store should open by November.
The mall is still trying to lease a large piece of retail space vacated by Brendle's last year.
So far there have been some bites, but no serious talks are underway.
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Sports Tease


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


Coming your way this evening in sports, the Lynchburg Hillcats celebrate winning the second half pennant, the Hampton Roads Admirals may be slating on thin ice,
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VO-NAT eng#


And Chip Sullivan is coming home to lend his name and talents to this year's Tee Off for Sight charity event next month.
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S-Hillcats


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-19
GRAPHIC=Hillcats Logo


The Lynchburg Hillcats are celebrating today after the team clinched the second half pennant in the Northern division with a win over Prince William last night.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :


The Hillcats win the title by posting a 41 and 25 record to this point during the second half.
The team is young, but it reminds General Manager Paul Sunwall of the teams in the 80's when players like Dwight Gooden played in Lynchburg.
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SOT
IN Q="It's a real...

((PAUL SUNWALL/HILLCATS GENERAL MANAGER: ))
SUPER=01-Paul Sunwall/Hillcats General Manager; :
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=.......THOSE GUYS."
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VO-NAT (CONT.)
SUPER=04-This Season; :


Lynchburg Third baseman Aramis Ramirez was named the Carolina League's most valuable player today.
Ramirez has 112 R-B-I's and 29 home runs heading into tonight's game in Salem.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=Hold logo


The Hillcats will finish the regular season with 4 games in Salem and open the playoffs this coming Sunday night at six o'clock against Frederick at City Stadium.

S-Chip


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-16
GRAPHIC=Tee of For Sight


The Hunting Hills Country Club will host the 16-th annual APB-Whiting-Shell Tee Off For sight tournament.
SS=Chip Sullivan


This years visiting professional is the Valley's representative on the P-G-A tour Chip Sullivan.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :


The format will be the same as in the past with Sullivan playing a round of golf with the champions from area clubs.
Sullivan joins a list of pros that include Chi Chi Rodriquez and Curtis Strange who have competed in the event.
But Sullivan's ability to relate to all levels of the game should make him a big draw at this years event.
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SOT
IN Q="I think...

((DICK METZ/TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR: ))
SUPER=01-Dick Metz/Tournament Director; :
RUNS=:15
OUT Q= ......to it."
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VO-NAT (cont.)
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :


The proceeds from the tournament will benefit Prevent Blindness of Virginia.
In 15 years, the tournament has raised a quarter of a million dollars and this years goal is 35-thousand dollars.
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SOT
IN Q="All of

((TIMOTHY GRESHAM/PRESIDENT CEO OF PREVENT BLINDESS VIRGINIA: ))
SUPER=01-Timothy Gresham/CEO Prevent Blindness Virginia; :
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=......THOSE SERVICES."
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ANCHOR=Roy
SS=Hold Sullivan


Sullivan will also conduct a clinic for the Gallery at 5-o'clock and as an added attraction - Art Sellinger, The national long drive champion will also perform.

S-Hampton


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-7
GRAPHIC=Express


The Roanoke Express may be losing one of its favorite traditional rivals, in the Hampton Roads Admirals.
SS=ADMIRALS


A report today out of the tidewater area says the Admirals will have to jump to the American Hockey League in order to get their lease at the Norfolk Scope extended.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Norfolk/Last Season; :00


The report in today's Virginia Pilot also says if the Admirals refuse to make the jump, the city already has a committment from the Adirondack Red Wings to move their franchise from New York to Norfolk in time for the 1998 season.
If the Admirals agree to the move the city will extend their lease 3 more years.
All of this taking effect in 1998.
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S-MLB


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-8
GRAPHIC=MLB


A number of games are taking place at this hour in the major leagues, and a couple are already over.
The Rangers beat the Brewers 7-to-1, while the Dodgers topped Pittsburgh, and the Phils have beaten San Diego.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Flushing, NY/Giants vs. Mets; :00


Also at Shea Stadium, Jason Isringhausen made his first start of the year, he is battling back from a broken hand and treatable tuberculosis.
This afternoon he and everyone else got a stiff neck as the balls were flying out of the yard.
The Mets come back with an 8 run 7th inning to beat the Giants 15 to 6.
Isringhausen gets the win.
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S-Contract


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-9
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=04-MLB;:00


Before this afternoon's game the Mets gave manager Bobby Valentine a new three year contract extension.
Valentine has led the Mets to a possible playoff berth in this his first year at the helm of the team.
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA;


And speaking of contracts the Hawks gave Lenny Wilkins a new four year deal today worth $20 million dollars.
The NBA's winningest coach has led the Hawks to four straight playoffs appearances.
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S-Open


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-10
GRAPHIC=US OPEN


Day three of the US Open tennis championships in New York,
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-New York, NY/USA;:00


And again tonight, just for Keith we bring back the big serves and the radar gun.
Today's big hitter was Australia's Michael Tebbutt, who was consistently serving aces at over 125 miles an hour.
Some fans have opted for a little eye protection from the blazing shots.
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