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ANCHOR=Keith

Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX:
No contest in a Roanoke manslaughter case... a climate of fear or building respect by Danville police.
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VO-NAT


And they want to open a Mom and Pop Butcher Shop. Folks nearby envision a slaughterhouse in their midst and are seeing red.
We'll hear two sides to that story.
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Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, the Skins hope to make it two in a row over the Steelers, the Hillcats are set open up the Carolina League's championship series with Kinston tonight at City Stadium.
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And thanks to some untimely injuries, Jim Druckenmiller will get his first pro start for the 49ers this Sunday against the Rams.
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WX-Head
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A cold front brings northwest winds and very little rain. The cool details and our first WeatherSchool question of the new school year just ahead.

Deweese


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-48
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


The driver of the truck that slammed into a tree on Mill Mountain, killing two passengers, was convicted today of involuntary manslaughter.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Christopher Todd Deweese entered "no contest" pleas on two counts.
The prosecutor says Deweese was wanted at the time for failure to appear in court... that he drove off at high speed after a police officer recognized him at Mill Mountain Park.
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SOT 11:38:58
IN Q=The extreme reckless

((GERALD TEASTER/ASST. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY; THE EXTREME RECKLESS DISREGARD FOR HUMAN LIFE BY DRIVING AT HIGH SPEED IN THICK FOG ON A MOUNTAIN ELUDING POLICE. UNDER THE LAW, THAT CERTAINLY COULD BE INTERPRETED AND FOUND GUILTY BY A JUDGE OR A JURY OF INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER BY DOING THAT.))
SUPER=01-Gerald Teaster/Asst. Commonwealth's Attorney;
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VO-NAT


If the judge follows state sentencing guidelines, Deweese will a sentence of between three to six years in prison.
That could increase if his current parole for breaking and entering is revoked.
He'll also faces trial on cocaine charges in Salem later this month.
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B'burg-Shooting


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-
GRAPHIC=Shooting


Family and friends posted bond today for a Martinsville man charged with murder after a dispute at a Blacksburg night spot.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


Terry Scales was released from jail this afternoon on 100- thousand dollars bond.
His two brothers, Kerry and Leon Scales, were released yesterday.
The three are charged with killing a Florida man inside Arnold's restaurant early Sunday morning.
Blacksburg attorney Dutton Olinger was hired by the family to help arrange bond.
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IN Q=They contacted

((DUTTON OLINGER/DEFENSE ATTORNEY:THEY CONTACTED ME CONCERNING SOME MATTERS AND WANTED TO GET THE SITUATION EXPEDITED ON THEIR SONS SO THAT BONDS COULD BE SET, ATTORNEYS COULD BE APPOINTED AND THEY COULD BE RELEASED FROM JAIL AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE. ))
SUPER=01-Dutton Olinger/Defense Attorney; :00
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OUT Q=as possible.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Early Sunday;


29- year old Paul Shoemaker was shot and wounded during the incident.
As a condition of bond-- the three brothers are prohibited from contacting Shoemaker or visiting Arnold's restaurant.
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SCLC


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-50
GRAPHIC=Race Relations


Strong words today from a civil rights leader in Danville--Reverend William Avon Keen says police officers there are committing racial genocide.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville


Keen, leader of the local Southern Christian Leadership Conference, says because of racial stereotypes white officers are too quick to shoot black men.
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SOT 2:19:22
IN Q=The atmosphere

((REV. WILLIAM AVON KEEN/SCLC: THE ATMOSPHERE THAT BLACKS ARE CRIMINALS, THAT POLICE OFFICERS MUST WALK WITH FEAR, THAT THEY MUST BE PREPARED TO SHOOT IF THEY GET IN CONFRONTATION WITH A YOUNG BLACK. THIS IS THE ATMOSPHERE THAT IS PREVALENT.))
SUPER=01-Rev. William Avon Keen/SCLC;
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OUT Q=that is prevalent
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-August 28;


Last week, Officer Dewey Hancock Jr. shot and killed an alleged shoplifter who was trying to take his gun.
Keen says Hancock didn't need to kill the man.
He says three other times, a white officer has killed a black male unnecessarily.
Chief Neal Morris says those three officers were acting in self defense.
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SOT 2:37:43
IN Q=We don't teach

((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF: WE DON'T TEACH OUR PEOPLE TO BEAT OR ROUGH UP ANYBODY OR HANDLE ANY PERSON ROUGHER THAN ANY OTHER PERSON. WE WANT TO TREAT EVERYBODY WITH DIGNITY AND RESPECT AND CERTAINLY WE'RE NOT GOING TO DO ANYTHING THAT GETS US INTO A LAWSUIT.))
SUPER=01-Neal Morris/Danville Police Chief;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=into a lawsuit
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Neal Morris


Morris says 32 police officers patrol predominantly black neighborhoods, building trust and not fear.
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Slaughterhouse


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


Some angry residents are trying to stop a slaughterhouse from being built in Botetourt County.
The land owner says his family is getting calls telling him not to start the butcher shop.
Tonya Flory has more.
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IN Q=Donald and Terri
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Donald Griffith/Proposing Slaughterhouse; :08
SUPER=01-Sandra McDaniel/Opposes Slaughterhouse; :43
SUPER=01-Steve Sandy/Assoc. Planner; 1:03
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OUT Q=News 7

((Donald and Terri Griffith say they're trying to build a small operation where they can butcher their own beef and supplement their income.
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SOT 13:29:29
IN Q=I want to open

((DONALD GRIFFITH:I WANT TO OPEN A SMALL MOM AND POP OPERATION AND THEY'RE THINKING I'M GOING TO TRY AND PUT HUDSON MEAT OUT OF BUSINESS...WHICH I HAVE NO DESIRE TO DO))
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OUT Q= no desire to do.

Griffith says he and his wife will be the only employees in the business..but some upset neighbors say the slaughterhouse doesn't belong in the Botetourt community of Dudley stretch.
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SOT 12:37:52:21
IN Q=My main concern

((SANDRA MCDANIEL:MY MAIN CONCERN IS IT WILL CAUSE ALL TYPES OF ODOR PROBLEMS.))
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OUT Q=out here too
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SOT 13:31:40
IN Q=There's no way

((DONALD GRIFFITH:THERE'S NO WAY THERE'S GOING TO BE AN ODOR THEY HEAR, AND THEY'LL BE NO CATTLE CRYING ALL NIGHT LONG))
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OUT Q=all night long

Griffith says he'll follow every guideline to safeguard the land and water from contamination, but that's not enough assurance for everyone.
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((RIGHT NOW THEY'RE ARE NO GUARANTEES))
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But there are still many questions.
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SOT 12:40:51
IN Q=They are not

((SANDRA MCDANIEL:THEY ARE NOT TALKING TO ANYONE RIGHT NOW))
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OUT Q=right now
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SOT 13:32:46
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((DONALD GRIFFITH:I'M HOME EVERY DAY. CALL ANYTIME BEFORE 3 O'CLOCK AND I WILL ANSWER ALL YOUR QUESTIONS TRUTHFULLY))
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OUT Q=questions truthfully


The decision now lies with county officials.
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SOT 11:51:17
IN Q=There's other

((STEVE SANDY:THERE'S OTHER FACILITIES IN THE COUNTY THAT HAVE SIMILAR OPERATIONS AND THEY HAVEN'T BEEN A PROBLEM IN THE COUNTY AND IF THE OPERATION IS RUN CORRECTLY THERE SHOULDN'T BE A PROBLEM WITH THE FACILITY BEING THERE))
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OUT Q=being there


Griffith will go before the planning and zoning committee to get permission to rezone the agriculture land...and residents say they'll be there with a list of over 50 names of those who don't want the slaughterhouse near their homes. Tonya Flory, News 7.))
Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Are higher taxes acceptable if the money goes to building new schools? That's just one issue Bedford is wrestling with--we'll have more in the final part of our series "G is for Growth."
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and Roanoke Valley residents join in the international expression of grief over Princess Diana's death.
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Allen


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-60
GRAPHIC=Education


Virginia's already imposed new standards on schoolchildren -- and they've taken the first tests on that knowledge.
Now, the State Board of Education is one day away from approving the standards the schools themselves must meet.
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VO-NAT
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In an apparent attempt to blunt criticism of the proposed Standards of Accreditation, Governor George Allen today promised almost 32- million dollars in the budget he normally reveals in December.
The money would help schools tutor the children who aren't passing the new tests.
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((RICHARD LAPOINTE/VA. SUPERINTENDENT FOR PUBLIC INSTRUCTION: IT'S GOING TO TARGET THE STUDENTS WHO DO NOT FARE AS WELL IN THE TEST IN THIS SPRING TEST.))
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IN Q=So if you're

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: SO IF YOU'RE MAKING THE EFFORT, AND SOMEBODY NEEDS SOME ADDITIONAL HELP, LET'S SAY IN MATHEMATICS, WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT WE'RE HELPING YOU GET AHEAD. WE DON'T WANT A SINGLE CHILD IN VIRGINIA TO FALL BEHIND OR JUST SAY THEY'RE A STATISTIC. AND SAY WELL WE HAVE TO LOWER THE STANDARDS FOR EVERYONE SO EVERYONE CAN GET OVER IT. WE WANT TO HAVE HIGH STANDARDS.))
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TALENT=Keith
SS=Education


If the S-O-As are adopted tomorrow as written, schools will have six years before they get a warning for bad performance -- and a full ten years before they lose state accreditation.

Three-Bedford


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-
GRAPHIC=G is for Growth


If Bedford County is going to improve its school system and spend more money on the students, the funds will have to come from somewhere.
The question is how to balance that with the rest of the county's capital improvement needs. TAKE FULLSCREEN "G IS FOR GROWTH"
Steve Smallshaw tries to answer that in the final part of his series "G Is For Growth".
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SUPER=03-Bedford Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Bill Rolfe/Bedford Co. Administrator; :37
SUPER=01-Robert Bashore/Bedford Co. Supervisor; 1:10
SUPER=01-Jim Fields/School Board Candidate; 1:41
SUPER=01-Jerry Daniszewski/Forest PTA Coalition; 2:17
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OUT Q=News7.

(( You might call Bedford County a victim of its own success.
Thanks to the lure of low taxes, the county's population has grown by three percent every year since 1970.. and its school system has added 2500 students in the last ten years.. it can expect at least that many over the next five.
But that same low tax rate means the county has trouble affording everything it needs.
It's now coming to a head.. Bedford must spend ten million dollars to renovate its courthouse, seven million for three new libraries and the school system needed three new elementary schools YESTERDAY.
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SOT 3:22:37
IN Q=There are no

((BILL ROLFE/BEDFORD CO. ADMINISTRATOR: THERE ARE NO FREE LUNCHES, UNFORTUNATELY AND IF WE'RE GOING TO CONTINUE TO MEET THE BUILDING NEEDS OF THE SCHOOL SYSTEM AND PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL MONEY FOR OPERATIONAL EDUCATION THEN REVENUE IS GOING TO HAVE TO INCREASE.))
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OUT Q=have to increase.


But HOW it will increase is subject to debate.
Right now, supervisors would rather focus on economic development to help expand the county's tax base and keep its workforce at home.
The only people talking about raising taxes are the parents whose children attend classes in trailers.
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SOT 20:48:07
IN Q=Again nobody

((ROBERT BASHORE/BEDFORD CO. SUPERVISOR: AGAIN, NOBODY WANTS TO TALK ABOUT TAX INCREASE AND NOBODY WANTS IT. I DO HEAR IN THE FOREST AREA MORE SO THAN I THINK IN OTHER PARTS OF THE COUNTY, THAT `WELL I WOULD PAY MORE TAXES AS LONG AS IT GOES TO EDUCATION'.))
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OUT Q=goes to education.


Even if the school system DOES get more money, some are worried about how it's spent.
The acrimony of last spring's budget process left many parents doubting whether the school board can do the job.
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SOT 3:48:50
IN Q=There's a lot

((JAMES FIELDS/SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE: THERE'S A LOT OF POLITICS BEING PLAYED ON THE SCHOOL BOARD, AND IF THEY CAN'T GET ALONG WITH EACH OTHER AND THEY CAN'T COOPERATE WITH EACH OTHER, I DON'T WANT 'EM COOPERATING WITH MY MONEY. AND I DON'T THINK MANY OF THE TAXPAYERS IN THE COUNTY WOULD APPRECIATE THAT. I DON'T THINK MANY TAXPAYERS ALSO ARE WILLING TO HAVE THEIR TAXES RAISED FOR THE SCHOOLS IF THERE'S NOT GOING TO BE MORE ACCOUNTABILITY.))
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OUT Q=more accountability.


Of Bedford's eight- member school board, only three are left who were appointed to the post.
Not ONE of them will seek election to the board this fall.
With every new member there's a learning curve, and parents and teachers say they'll need to stay involved.
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SOT 22:25:23
IN Q=We realize

((JERRY DANISZEWSKI/FOREST PTA COALITION: WE REALIZE WE'RE MAKING NOISE AND WE'RE TRYING LIKE HECK TO BE HELPFUL ANY WAY WE CAN AND WE'RE JUST TRYING TO MAKE SURE THAT THE BOARDS UNDERSTAND THIS IS WHAT THE PEOPLE WANT. I THINK THE BOARDS UNDERSTAND THAT NOW. YOU TALK TO THE BOARD MEMBERS, TALK TO THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATION, TALK TO THE SCHOOL BOARD.. THERE'S PRETTY MUCH A CONSENSUS THAT THIS NEEDS TO GET DONE. IT'S JUST A QUESTION NOW OF TURNING THE CRANK AND MAKING IT WORK.))
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OUT Q=making it work.


Parents, teachers and administrators alike all hope it starts working very soon.
Steve Smallshaw, News7.))

Stocks


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

The stock market extended its rally, which was inspired by an economic report that soothed concerns over inflation. TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE
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The Dow gained 15 points today to close at 78 hundred 95.
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Condolence-books


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-51
GRAPHIC=Diana 1961-1997


Three quarters of a million people have signed condolence books expressing their grief over the death of Princess Diana--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Including people in the Roanoke Valley.
The main branch of the Roanoke Library has five condolence books donated by Oakey's Funeral Home.
The books will be collected and mailed to the British Embassy on Saturday. **DISSOLVE/TAKE HOME PAGE ADDRESS FULLSCREEN**
An on-line condolence book is available on the Royal Website.
You can visit it through the WDBJ home page at WWW-dot-WDBJ7-dot-com.
Due to heavy web traffic, it may take several tries to connect to the site.
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Bosnia-Troops


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-49
GRAPHIC=Bosnia Peacekeepers


Southside soldiers are on their way home from Bosnia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bosnia/April;


They spent six months there, searching for landmines and delivering supplies.
The National Guard troops will be making pit stops in Hungary and Germany, and going through medical screening at Fort Benning, Georgia before being officially released from duty.
The soldiers are due home between September 13th and 17th.
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Sports Tease


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


Coming up tonight in sports, Druckenmiller is days away from his first start in the NFL, the Lynchburg Hillcats are minutes away from their opening game in the Carolina League championship series.
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And the Washington Redskins are now preparing to battle the man known as Slash, Kordell Stewart, as the Steelers prepare to host the Redskins.
Steve Mason has that story coming up in sports.
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S-Druck


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-1
GRAPHIC=49ERS


We begin tonight out on the west coast where reports from the Bay area indicate that Jim Druckenmiller will get his first NFL start this Sunday against the St. Louis Rams.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA; :00


The former Hokie star will get the accelerated playing time because of injuries to both starter Steve Young and backup Jeff Brohm.
SUPER=04-Last Sunday;


Brohm has a broken finger, while Young has not been cleared by doctors to play after suffering his third concussion in less than year on Sunday when he was kneed in the head on this play.
SUPER=04-Preseason;


Druckenmiller played well in the preseason completing 19 passes for 167 yards, 1 touchdown and two interceptions.
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S-Marino


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-2
GRAPHIC=49ERS


Young says despite the doctors decision he hasn't ruled out playing this Sunday.
SS=dolphins


The Miami Dolphins Dan Marino doesn't have any health problems, but his job security is being questioned these days.
This afternoon he addressed remarks from head coach Jimmy Johnson that he might be benched for the first time in his career, if his production doesn't increase.
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((DAN MARINO/MIAMI DOLPHINS QUARTERBACK:))
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=DOLPHINS


The Dolphins host the Oilers this Sunday at Pro Player Stadium.

S-Skins


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=RS97-1
GRAPHIC=Redskins/Steelers


The Redskins play Pittsburgh this Sunday on the road.
While Washington showed some promise in it's win over Carolina; Steve Mason says game 2 should be much tougher.
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((Terry Allen's broken thumb will sideline him for at least one week. Against the Panthers; he was half of Washington's offensive production. Norv Turner will have to either go with return specialist Brian Mitchell or second year tailback Stephen Davis, who amassed 55 yards on 12 carries in Charlotte. ((:))
Yes the redskins defense did give up an uncomfortable 158 rushing yards. However; Carolina could only muster 262 total yards and one touchdown. ((:)) ((:)) ((:))
The Skins and the Steelers met July 19th in Frostburg at Redskins training camp. An early season; first hand look at the pass/running talented Cordell Stewart can only help game preparation. ((:))
Kickoff this Sunday is at 1pm. Steve Mason, News 7 sports.)) ((
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S-Hillcats


ANCHOR=mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=twe
TAPE#CL-97
GRAPHIC=Hillcats


The Lynchburg Hillcats are set for their Carolina League championship series against Kinston. Game 1 of the best of 5 affair takes center stage tonight at Historic City Stadium.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/This Afternoon;


The 'Cats took some batting practice just after 4 this afternoon, fresh off their 2 game sweep of Frederick.
The Northern Division champs should find a different challenge in a Kinston club that claimed both the first and second half titles in the Southern Division.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=HILLCATS


Game time is 7:05 in the Hill City.

S-Open


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-17
GRAPHIC=US OPEN


A first today at the U.S. Open for American Lindsey Davenport.
This afternoon in New York
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SUPER=03-New York, NY/USA; :00


she advanced to her first ever grand slam semi-final by upsetting third seeded Jana Novotna in a two and a half hour marathon.
Davenport wins it 6-2, 4-6 and 7-6 and she wins the tiebreaker 7 to 5.
She will next meet the winner of tonight's Martina Hingis & Arantxa Sanchez Vicario matchup.
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Promo


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=afr
TAPE#None


Most people don't think of the afternoon drive home as an opportunity to make friends.
But one Franklin County man does.
And he's invented a unique way to force people to smile.
Keep checking the rear view mirror-- at the next red light, you might meet the "Sign Guy."
Jean Jadhon have the story, plus all the latest news, weather, and sports (ad lib byes) tonight on News 7 at 11.