23:00-01

News-head

ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#Heads
GRAPHIC=


Coming up next on News 7 at 11...
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VO-NAT


Police blow up a suspected bomb at the Roanoke UPS hub.
Danville Soldiers returning in Bosnia have to wait for their homecoming.
And mourners in India pay their final respects to Mother Theresa.
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=


News 7 at 11 is next.


UPS-Bomb


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=dal
TAPE#=97-52
GRAPHIC=UPS


A package with the words "letter bomb" written on it caused quite a scare at a local UPS plant.
A company manager called police after another employee found it.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The worker then took the package to Roanoke City police waiting outside who called in state police bomb technicians.
They blew up the package and it DID NOT have explosives in it.
It appears the package was sent from out of state.
Roanoke City police are continuing to investigate.
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Hager-Tobacco


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-64
GRAPHIC=John Hager


A 25-year old memo is causing some problems for John Hager, the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;

use file from P-Hager, 597-34; E-Hager, 97-35
In 1972, Hager was working for American Tobacco and he wrote about ways to raise the nicotine levels in cigarettes.
The memo came up again during Hager's pretrial testimony this summer in a Pennsylvania lawsuit against cigarette makers.
Hager says the memo answered a theoretical question.
He also says that American Tobacco didn't control nicotine levels in its products.
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=hold


In an article about the memo in the Richmond-Times Dispatch, Hager responded through his spokesman by saying -- quote "I feel like I've been raped."




Mother-Theresa


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


From heads of state to the poorest of the poor, they paid a final tribute to Mother Teresa in India today.
So many people came out to mourn, police had to use force to keep them back.
Reporter David Crabtree shows us the view from the street.
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SOT 15:02:51
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SUPER=03-Calcutta, India;
SUPER=01-David Crabtree/Reporting; :35
SUPER=01-Jon Gomes/Mourner; 1:21
RUNS=1:40
OUT Q=for CBS News


Elton-John


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Elton John's remake of Candle in the Wind is expected to top the charts by morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-London;


The CD's went on sale at midnight last night in London.
Most major record chains sold out by noon.
The proceeds go to Princess Diana's charities... the British Government has even waived its right to the sales tax.
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SOT 15:22:34 (first 2)
IN Q=It makes you cry

((SHOPPER; IT MAKES YOU CRY, ITS WONDERFUL, IT'S REAL NICE, IT'S LOVELY. SHOPPER; I WANT TO GIVE TO THE CONTRIBUTION, I'M SORRY, STILL UPSET, AND IT'S MY OWN LITTLE TOKEN. 15:22:51 AMERICAN SHOPPER; THEY'RE FOR FAMILY MEMBERS BACK IN THE UNITED STATES. WE FELT IT WOULD BE SOMETHING GOOD ADN THE CONTRIBUTIONS ARE GOING TO A VERY GOOD CAUSE. ))
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=very good cause
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VO-NAT


The CD's go on sale in the United States next week.
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Bosnia-Soldiers


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=tte
TAPE#=97-67
GRAPHIC=none


Soldiers who served in Bosnia are finally on their way home to Danville tonight following earlier delays.
Many of their loved ones were waiting in Danville for the homecoming, but were disappointed by last minute changes.
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IN Q=nat sound

((nat sound of band playing))
RUNS=:05
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


At least five hundred people waited for hours under a hot sun to welcome home the troops.
The crowd ranged from family members to police chiefs to congressmen.
Some brought signs, others family pets.
SUPER=03-Fort Benning, GA/Thursday;


But at Fort Benning, the soldiers were stuck with a military plane that didn't fly.
The Danville national guard unit went to Atlanta on buses and flew to Greensboro.
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SOT 22:39:00
IN Q=Feeling relieved

((KRISTEN WILES: FEELING RELIEVED THEY WON'T BE GETTING ON A PLANE WITH SOMETHING WRONG WITH IT BUT IRRITATED IT TOOK THIS LONG TO BE TOLD WHAT WAS GOING ON.))
SUPER=01-Kristen Wiles/Soldier's Wife; RUNS=:09
OUT Q= home pretty soon
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VO-NAT


An awards ceremony for the soldiers will be held tomorrow afternoon at the National Guard Armory in Danville.
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Boucher


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=tha
TAPE#97-55
GRAPHIC=New Jobs


A federal grant is paving the way for nearly two dozen new jobs in Pulaski County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dublin;


Congressman Rick Boucher and local dignitaries were on hand for the announcement.
Aeromotive Systems Incorporated is leasing a shell building from the town of Dublin-- which was renovated using federal funds.
The company makes parts for trucks at the Volvo G-M plant in Dublin. It's is planning to hire 20-workers.
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12:07:33
SOT
IN Q=That is

((REP. RICK BOUCHER/D-NINTH DISTRICT: THAT IS A REFLECTION OF THE TREMENDOUS GROWTH THAT HAS TAKEN PLACE AT THE VOLVO G-M PLANT ITSELF, BUT MORE IMPORTANTLY IT IS A REFLECTION OF THE DEDICATION AND COMMITTMENT OF THE LEADERSHIP OF THIS TOWN TO PROGRESS, BEING ABLE TO PLAN FOR THE FUTURE, MAKING SURE THAT A PLAN IS IN PLACE THAT WILL BRING PROSPERITY, EFFICIENT MUNICIPAL SERVICES AND ECONOMIC GROWTH TO THE TOWN'S RESIDENTS.))
SUPER=@Boucher; :00
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=town's residents.
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=none


A company spokesman says the jobs will pay about seven dollars an hour.


Block-Pride


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-68
GRAPHIC=none


Residents of Day and Marshall Avenues are fighting crime with trash or the lack of it.
During the past few years, neighbors have picked up tons of trash and in the process reduced the crime rate.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


This is Block Pride Five.
Residents with the help of Roanoke City get together to clean up the community and plant trees.
Members of the Day and Marshall Neighborhood Association sponsored the semi-annual event that helped reduce crime by a record 45-percent.
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SOT 13:26:12
IN Q=you can accomplish

((CHRIS MUSE/BLOCK PRIDE FIVE: YOU CAN ACCOMPLISH THIS VERY QUICKLY. ALL YOU NEED TO DO IS GET PEOPLE TOGETHER, GET PEOPLE TO CARE AND GET THEM TO START. JUST REACH DOWN AND PICK UP THE TRASH, MOW THE LAWNS AND TAKE CARE OF YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD.))
SUPER=01-Chris Muse/Block Pride Five;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=OF YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
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VO-NAT


Chris Muse says the best part of the event is that it brings the neighborhood together.
In the future they hope it evolves into a festival.
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Virtual-Ground


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-70
GRAPHIC=none


Not an inch of dirt was disturbed for the "ground breaking" of Virginia Tech's new Advanced Communications and Information Technology Center.
But those in attendance did get a peak INSIDE the 25 million dollar facility.
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VO-NAT


The video was created in the engineering multi-media lab.
The simulation took audience members down hallways and into the classrooms of the new center.
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SOT 15:34:06
IN Q=IS A REPRESENTATION

((LARRY HINCKER/UNIVERSITY RELATIONS: IS A REPRESENTATION OF THE NEW BUILDING WITHOUT ACTUALLY SEEING THE BUILDING. IT WAS MADE BY ENTERING A LOT OF POINTS OF DATA SO WE CAN LOOK AT THE BUILDING IN 360 DEGREES.))
SUPER=01-Larry Hincker/University Relations;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=in 360 degrees
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VO-NAT


The new 150-thousand square foot building will allow faculty to teach students in virtual-reality rooms and explore new forms of Internet-based
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WebWatch


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#WebWatch
GRAPHIC=Web Watch


The country is too connected to the Internet -- that according to a presidential commission.
More on that and other on-line news in this week's WebWatch.
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SOT
IN Q=The commission says
SUPER=@File; :00
RUNS=1:13
OUT Q=WDBJ-7-dot-com

(( intro
RUNS=:05



The commission says the nation's power, water, finance and emergency systems are relying more on connections like the Internet, and failure could cause serious problems.
It recommends increasing the nation's finacial committment to protecting Internet infrastructure to a billion dollars over the next 7 years.

Internet fraud is increasing. The National Consumer League says complaints to its Fraud Watch site have tripled over the past year.
The biggest problems, undelivered on-line services, merchandise that never arrives, and pyramid schemes.
The Fraud-Watch site contains a list of ways you can protect yourself.

The Roanoke Regional Airport is on-line.
It's new web page includes a flight schedule, and links to the various airlines that use the terminal.

If you're a race-fan, the NASCAR page is an absolute MUST.
The official site contains qualifying and final results for all the races.
You can keep track of the points standings...
And find out more about your favorite driver.

To visit all these sites, rev up your keyboard and race to the WebWatch page on the WDBJ website, at WWW-dot-WDBJ7-dot-com.))

Harrelson


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Woody Harrelson is known for getting in trouble in the name of causes he supports, but yesterday he was arrested for another reason.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Houston, TX;


After a protest rally in Houston, Harrelson got in a car without putting on his seatbelt.
Police stopped him and he refused to sign the ticket.
He was taken to jail, but decided to pay the 95 dollar fine to avoid an overnight stay.
Harrelson said he considered it a crime without a victim.
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SOT 15:34:41
IN Q=so we wanted

((WOODY HARRELSON/ACTOR; SO WE WANTED TO GO BEFORE A MAGISTRATE AND SEE IF WE COULD WORK THAT OUT, UNFORTUNATELY THAT WOULD BE TOMORROW AND THEY SAY THE FIFTH FLOOR ISN'T MUCH FUN SO I CHICKENED OUT I GUESS. ))
SUPER=01-Woody Harrelson/Actor;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=I guess
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VO-NAT


Harrelson left the jail with his seatbelt firmly in place.
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Minerals-Gems


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-69
GRAPHIC=none


When you think of gold mining, pictures of the old west probably come to mind.
But maybe you should be thinking about a stream in rural Southwest Virginia.
Denise Allen explains.
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IN Q=nat sot
SUPER=03-Floyd Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Van Wimmer/Roanoke Valley Mineral & Gem Soc.; :07
SUPER=01-Tom Wurtz/Roanoke Valley Mineral & Gem Soc.; :42
SUPER=@Denise2; 1:18
RUNS=1:25
OUT Q=News 7

((
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SOT 11:08:02
IN Q=nat sot

(( ))
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OUT Q=


These people are prospecting along the Little River in Floyd County.
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SOT 11:35:31
IN Q=WE'RE LOOKING FOR

((VAN WIMMER/ROANOKE VALLEY MINERAL AND GEM SOCIETY: WE'RE LOOKING FOR GASPER WHICH IS A STONE THAT YOU CAN POLISH AND MAKE JEWELRY OUT OF AND SOME OF THE PEOPLE ARE LOOKING FOR GOLD.))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=FOR GOLD


Actually that's gold-dust.
Southwest Virginia is a good place to look for semi-precious stones and minerals.
Precious stones are more likely found out west.
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SOT 11:36:13
IN Q=A DIAMOND

((A DIAMOND IS FACETED, THAT'S A STONE WITH ANGLES ON IT AND A SEMI-PRECIOUS IS A STONE YOU CAN POLISH.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=YOU CAN POLISH
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SOT 11:09:15
IN Q=SOUND OF PERSON MOVING ROCKS

(( ))
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=


Members of the Roanoke Valley Mineral and Gem Society use the stones for artwork and jewelry.
Most of this prospecting is done on public property.
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SOT 11:43:51
IN Q=as long as

((TOM WURTZ/ROANOKE VALLEY MINERAL AND GEM SOCIETY: AS LON AS YOU DON'T USE ANY KIND OF MACHINERY LIKE A BULLDOZER OR A BACK HOE. HAND HELD TOOLS LIKE A GOLD PAN, A SCREEN, OR A SHOVEL.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=OR A SHOVEL
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SOT 11:36:46
IN Q=BUT YOU CAN'T

((BUT YOU CAN'T FIND ENOUGH BY THAT METHOD TO MAKE A LIVING AT IT. ALTHOUGH THERE ARE PEOPLE IN ROANOKE COUNTY MAKING A LIVING HUNTING GOLD AND WHEN THEY FIND A GOOD SPOT THEY USUALLY DON'T SHARE IT WITH ANYBODY.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=IT WITH ANYBODY


But for most of the members of the Mineral and Gem Society wealth is not the reason for the prospecting.
It's a hobby like any other.
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SOT 11:45:01
IN Q=I JUST LIKE

((I JUST LIKE BEING OUT SIDE. YOU KNOW A LOT OF PEOPLE TRIED HUNTING. IT'S ABOUT TIME THEY TRIED GOLD MINING.))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=TRIED GOLD MINING


These people have.
And what they've found is...some of what glitters IS gold.
Denise Allen News 7.))

WX-Tape


ANCHOR=Robin
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=WX-Tape
GRAPHIC=



(Robin adlibs)
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;



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Forecasts
SUPER=#569
SUPER=X5000;
SUPER=330-Partly Cloudy/Light Winds/56-58/Partly Sunny/Wind E-10/80-82;
SUPER=331-Partly Cloudy/Light Winds/55-59/Partly Cloudy/Wind E-5/80-83;
SUPER=332-Clear With/Patchy Fog/50-52/Partly Cloudy/Light Winds/74-78;
SUPER=333-Clear And/Cool/50-52/Mostly Sunny/Wind N-10/78-80;
SUPER=334-Mostly Clear/Patchy Fog/48-52/Partly Cloudy/Wind Light/74-78;
SUPER=X5001;


S-UVA


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#VF97-1
GRAPHIC=UVA Football


The Virginia Cavaliers struggled today but managed to beat Richmond 26 to 7 at Scott Stadium.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Cavaliers vs Spiders; :


U-V-A came into today's game hoping to crush the Spiders and pick up its first victory of the season.
Early in the first quarter Richmond would go to the ground attack on this carry Jasper Pendergrass would have the ball striped and U-V-A's Andreas Karelis recovers on the Spider 35 yard line.
Several Plays later Aaron Brooks hands the ball to Thomas Jones he leaps over the goal line for the two yard touchdown and Virginia led 17 to nothing.
With five seconds left in the first SUPER=36-Virginia/26/Richmond/7/;half

Brooks attempts this 38 yard pass to Germaine Crowell who catches the ball in the end zone but can't hold on as the Cavaliers win it 26 to 7.
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S-VMI


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB97-1
GRAPHIC=VMI Logo


In Lexington this afternoon, Second Ranked William and Mary rallied in the second half to beat V-M-I 41 to 12.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Lexington/Keydets vs Indians; :


The VMI Coaching staff was hoping to get the Keydets their first win of the season by scalping the Tribe.
V-M-I's defense would be tough in the first quarter as Keydet defensive end Jordan Clark breaks through the line and Sack Tribe quarterback for a 9 yard loss.
VMI would end the first quarter with their first score of the day. Al Lester hands off to Avi Hopkins who scoots in on the 9 yard run The Keydets led 12 to 3.
The Tribe would strike back early SUPER=36-VMI/12/William & Mary/41/;in

the second quarter as Mike Cook hooks up with David Conklin who takes it in 44 yards for the score to make it 12 to 10 and The Tribe wins it 41 to 12.
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S-College


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=College Football


Purdue upsets Notre Dame this afternoon.
And former U-V-A assistant coach Tom O'Brian got his first win as a head coach today as Boston College upset West Virginia.
For all the scores lets check the boards.
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SUPER=0101-j/Virginia Tech#22/31//Syracuse/3///j/Clinch Valley/7//Ferrum/0///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-/E. Tenn. St/27/j/JMU/32///j/Gettysburg/33//Hampden-Sydney/7///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-j/Liberty/17//W. Carolina/10///j/Hampton U./49//Howard U./21///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-j/Catholic/35//Bridgewater/0////Wash. & Jeff./10/j/Emory &

Henry/38///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-/W & L/28/j/Johns Hopkins/34///j/Florida A & M/41//Norfolk

St./26///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-/Stanford/17/j/North Carolina#7/28///j/Clemson#19/19//N.C.

State/17///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-/Wake Forest/24/j/E. Carolina/25////Maryland/7/j/Florida
St.#5/50///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-/Duke/20/j/Northwestern/24////West Va./24/j/Boston College/31///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-j/Penn State#1/52//Temple/10////Rutgers/7/j/Navy/36///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-j/Arizona St./23//Miami#13/12///j/Pittsburgh/35//Houston/24///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-j/Washington#3/36//San Diego St./3///j/Nebraska#7/38//C.

Florida/24///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-/Colorado#8/3/j/Michigan#14/27///j/Ohio State#9/44//Bowling

Green/13///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-/LSU#10/10//Miss. State/3/3///Texas#12/3/j/UCLA/66///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-/Notre Dame#12/17/j/Purdue/28///j/Auburn#16/19//Mississippi/9///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-j/Iowa#18/54//Tulsa/16////Kansas St.#20/23//Ohio U./13/4//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-j/Michigan St.#21/51//Memphis/21////USC#23/21/j/Washington

St./28///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-/Colorado St.#25/21//Utah State/10/3//;
RUNS=1:30
OUT Q=....last score."


S-Catholic


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-14
GRAPHIC=FFE Logo


At Victory Stadium this afternoon, Roanoke Catholic upped its record to 3 and 0 with a 19 to 9 win over Virginia Episcopal.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Catholic vs Virginia Episcopal; :


Head coach John Cooke talking to the Celtics during a time out.
Catholic would get on the board in the first quarter when Eugene Leftwich takes the handoff and scores from in close the extra point missed 6 to nothing Celtics.
Catholic added another touchdown in the second quarter this time tailback Tony Reed scores off tackle to make it 12 to nothing after a missed extra point.
The Catholic defense made a big SUPER=36-Roanoke Catholic/19/Va.

Episcopal/12/;play in the first half The Bishops were on the 12 yard line but Terron Reed comes up with the sack and Catholic beats Episcopal 19 to 12.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#TF97-1
GRAPHIC=Tech Football


Ken Oxendine ran for 104 yards and two touchdowns as Virginia Tech routed Syracuse this afternoon 31 to 3.
Steve Mason has this report.
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IN Q=First audio
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Hokies vs Orangemen; :00
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :11
SUPER=01-Al Clark/Virginia Tech Quarterback; :29
SUPER=01-Shawn Scales/Virginia Tech Receiver; 1:06
SUPER=01-Ken Oxendine/Scored 2 Touchdowns; 1:24
SUPER=01-Danny Wheel/Virginia Defensive End; 1:42
SUPER=36-Virginia Tech/31/Syracuse/3/; 1:48
SUPER=@Steve1; 2:15
RUNS=2:24
OUT Q=......NEWS 7 SPORTS."
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sports tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none
Super=X5046 (loads tease FX)
Super=X5045 (starts tease FX)


And coming up, We'll check in with the scores from Major League Baseball this evening.
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VO-NAT


And the Orioles beat the Yankees to pad their lead in the American League East.
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Super=X5041 (clears tease FX)


S-Yankees


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-13
GRAPHIC=Orioles/Yankees


Mike Mussina threw a three hitter to lead Baltimore over New york 6 to 1 at Camden Yard.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD/FOX SPORTS; :


Eric Davis relaxing in the dugout this afternoon.
The Orioles got on the board in the bottom of the first. Roberto Alomar hits this shot to right center field for a double scoring a run to make it 1 to nothing.
Baltimore got homers from B.J. SUPER=35-Baltimore/6/New York/1/;Surhoff,

Jerome Walton and this two run shot over the right field wall from Rafael Palmerio in the first and The Orioles beat the Yankees 6 to 1.
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S-Scores


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


For the rest of the scores lets check the boards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
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SUPER=0091-j/Baltimore/6//New York/1///j/Chicago/7//Cleveland/6///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-j/Oakland/4//Detroit/2///j/Kansas City/3//Anaheim/1//10 Innings/;
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SUPER=0091-/Boston/2//Milwaukee/1/8///Minnesota/2//Texas/9/7//;
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SUPER=0091-/Toronto/1//Seattle/3/7//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-/San Francisco/1/j/Florida/8///j/Cincinnati/2//Philadelphia/0///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-/Montreal/6/j/New York/9//11 Innings//Pittsburgh/1/j/Chicago/4///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-/Atlanta/6/j/Colorado/10////Los Angeles/1/j/Houston/5///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-j/San Diego/8//St. Louis/3///;
RUNS=:40
OUT Q=....last score."


S-Hockey


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-10
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Express


In just over a month, The Roanoke Express will open its 1997-98 East Coast Hockey League Season.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :


Today at the Roanoke Civic Center the Express held Hockey-Fest 97 its first annual Roller Hockey tournament.
Some of the Express players were on hand for autographs and skating tips for the kids.
The event's main purpose is to promote the Express and hockey in general.
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SOT
IN Q="it tells...

((PIERRE PAIEMENT/EXPRESS GENERAL MANAGER: ))
SUPER=01-Pierre Paiement/Express General Manager; :
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=........exciting hockey."
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Video


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=mth
TAPE#=NET
GRAPHIC=NONE
Super=X5052 (loads FX)
Super=X5045 (starts FX)


Finally tonight for our video of the day, we're throwing it to the dogs.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Washington, D.C.


Sixteen dogs and their owners competed today for the title of Top Dog in this year's frisbee world championships.
It's an annual event where dog lovers and their "best friends" are judged on showmanship, leaping ability, degree of difficulty and execution.
Melissa Heeter and her dog Ariel Asah of Georgia were the champions of the event.
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Super=X5043 (clears FX)
ANCHOR=Eric
SS=none


Heeter is the first woman to ever win the event.
Finalists are picked from more than one hundred and twenty five community competitions.