12:00-01

TRAIN-AX

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=train ax


A train collision in London has left at least seven people dead.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-London, UK;


Another 150 were injured.
Authorities say a passenger train struck a freight train that was crossing the track at a station in the west end of London.
The crash shattered train cars and left part of the train in flames.
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WIPE/WIPE/WIPE

BOSNIA-EXPLOSION


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Wipe/wipe/wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Mostar, Bosnia;

7:04:52
Fifty people have been injured in a powerful car bomb blast in Bosnia.
The bomb went off near a police station in the divided city of Mostar.
Many of the injuries are reported to be serious.
It's the worst explosion anywhere in Bosnia since the 19-95 Dayton peace accords ended the three and a half year civil war.
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DIANA-latest


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=princess diana


The lone survivor of the car crash that killed Princess Diana has had the first of what may be many session with the chief investigator of the case.
Vicki Mabrey has more.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Paris, France; :00
SUPER=01-Vicky Mabrey/Reporting; :50
RUNS=1:03
OUT Q=Vicky Mabrey, CBS News, Paris

(( JUDGE HERVE STEPHAN ARRIVED JUST BEFORE NOON PARIS TIME, RIGHT AROUND THE SAME TIME THAT MR. AND MRS. REES-JONES WENT TO SEE THEIR SON. THE JUDGE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY AN ENGLISH-SPEAKING OFFICER FROM THE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION BRIGADE AND A COURT REPORTER. THEY ARE THERE TO QUESTION THE 29-YEAR-OLD LONE SURVIVOR ABOUT WHAT HE REMEMBERS OF THE CRASH. WE KNOW THAT THE MAN CALLED "DODI'S SHADOW" IS AWARE OF THE CRASH AND KNOWS THAT DIANA AND HIS BOSS ARE DEAD. IN FACT, A HOSPITAL SPOKESMAN SAYS REES-JONES IS REMEMBERING MORE AND MORE ALL THE TIME. ANYTHING HE CAN RECALL IS CRITICAL TO THE INVESTIGATION.
MEANWHILE, THE BODY OF THE DRIVER HENRI PAUL LEFT THE PARIS MORGUE EARLY THIS MORNING.... PAUL WILL BE BURIED IN HIS HOMETOWN OF LORIENT IN BRITTANY.... HIS PARENTS HAD ASKED THAT HE BE CREMATED, BUT THAT WILL NOT BE ALLOWED UNTIL THE INVESTIGATION IS COMPLETE.
MABRY STAND-UP CLOSE: TREVOR REES-JONES IS DOING SO WELL HE MAY BE MOVED EARLY NEXT WEEK FROM INTENSIVE CARE TO THE FACIAL SURGERY UNIT.... AND HE'S ASKED FOR TELEVISION.
VICKY MABREY, CBS NEWS, PARIS.))


McKinney


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


It looks like the Army's top enlisted man WILL face a court-martial over sexual misconduct charges.
A military hearing officer today recommended court martial for Sergeant major of the Army Gene McKinney on 22 charges of sexual misconduct.
McKinney didn't testify during his two-month hearing, but in sworn statements, he denied all the allegations and said the case was racially motivated.

FINANCE-HEARINGS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=washington, dc


The Senate has resumed its campaign fund-raising hearings after blunt testimony yesterday from a controversial donor who says he bought access to the White House.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill/Yesterday;

4:10:16
Oil financier Roger Tamraz says he donated 300-thousand dollars to Democrats so he could meet with President Clinton.
Tamraz, who is said to be an unsavory character and is wanted by interpol, says the money got him into the White House four times.
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SOT
IN Q=

(( ROGER TAMRAZ/CONTROVERSIAL FUNDRAISER:YOU THINK YOU GET INTO THE WHITE HOUSE SO YOU'VE WON. IT'S ONLY--THE FIGHT BEGINS WHEN YOU GET INTO THE WHITE HOUSE. THEN THERE'S A GUERRILLA FIGHT TO GET CLOSE TO THE PRESIDENT. ))
SUPER=01-Roger Tamraz/Controversial Fundraiser;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=TO THE PRESIDENT.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Today the panel is scheduled to hear from Warren Meddoff.
He's a Florida businessman who claims then-White House aide Harold Ickes
(IH'-keez) asked him to get rid of evidence of a political

solicitation.

Armored-heist


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


The F-B-I has located millions of dollars from the largest armored car heist in U-S history.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Mountain Home, NC;


Agents recovered the cash yesterday from a storage unit in North Carolina.
In March nearly 19- million dollars was stolen in Jacksonville, Florida.
The agency made the discovery with the help of a receipt found in the suspects's Mexico hideout.
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Bedford-Shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=shooting


A man was shot and wounded last night in Bedford County.
The sheriff's office says the victim was 40 year old Larry Thompson.
An acquaintance, Wilbert Boothe, has been charged with aggravated malicious wounding and illegal use of a firearm.
Boothe allegedly shot Thompson with a rifle, after an argument.
Thompson is hospitalized in stable condition.

5-Danville-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-43
GRAPHIC=fire


Children apparently playing with matches learned a lesson the hard way when an abandoned house in Danville ignited.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


The blaze started in the basement at 839 Stokes Street.
The fire inspector says no one lives in the house and it's currently for sale.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 21:46:38
IN Q=Some little children

((TARSHA WEST: SOME LITTLE CHILDREN WERE USING IT AS A CLUBHOUSE. THEY SET IT ON FIRE. ONE OF THE LITTLE CHILDREN HAD MATCHES AND A LIGHTER AND SET IT ON FIRE.))
SUPER=01-Tarsha West/Witness;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=set it on fire
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VO-NAT


No one was hurt--
Fire officials say the children ran away.
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S-Lawrence


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=Khu
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


A graphic artist from Salem convinced his golfing buddies to invest more than 600 thousand dollars in a t- shirt shop for last year's Olympics in Atlanta.
Turns out Richard L. Lawrence the Third, had no business connection with the Olympic Committee.
Investors suspected something was wrong when they learned Lawrence had tried to kill himself.
He was arrested yesterday morning on the strength of a federal indictment charging him with money laundering and fraud.

E-Gilmore


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-62
GRAPHIC=VA Seal


The G-O-P party that questioned Hollywood when Bob Dole made a run for the White House, may now be COURTING its business.
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SOT 12:52:12
IN Q=When I visited

((JIM GILMORE/R-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: WHEN I VISITED HOLLYWOOD LAST YEAR, AS I TALKED TO YOU ABOUT THAT, IN LOS ANGELES, I REALIZED THE VALUE OF HAVING A REPRESENTATIVE IN L.A. TO PROMOTE VIRGINIA.))
SUPER=@Gilmore;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=promote Virginia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Jim Gilmore stood amidst Hollywood "action flick" posters yesterday to propose a 15- million dollar incentive fund to lure Hollywood producers to Virginia.
But would taxpayer money go to fund movies depicting sex and violence?
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SOT 12:59:59
IN Q=I believe

((I BELIEVE WE WOULD BE IN A POSITION OF COURSE TO EXAMINE BY APPLICATION WHAT WOULD BE COMING HERE, AND WHAT WOULD BE SUITABLE. BUT THESE ARE REGULATIONS THAT WE CAN LOOK AT. AND WE CAN DRAW ADVICE AND GUIDANCE FROM ALL GROUPS IN VIRGINIA TO GIVE US AN OPPORTUNITY TO LOOK AT THAT. BUT RIGHT NOW THIS ENTIRELY A FOCUS NOT ON CONTENT OR ANY TYPE OF CENSORSHIP, BUT RATHER ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.))
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=on economic development.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Virginia attracted 30- million dollars in movie industry investments last year.
That's compared to the 400 -million dollars North Carolina's growing film industry raked in.

E-Child-Support


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-55
GRAPHIC=Virginia State Seal


A half a million Virginia children are owed child support--but less than 25 percent see the money on time.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


But in round two of a crackdown on the worst deadbeat parents, the Governor yesterday announced 723 arrests or warrants issued.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:51:21 TAPE ONE
IN Q=We have

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: WE HAVE ZERO TOLERANCE FOR IRRESPONSIBLE BEHAVIOR ON THE PART OF PARENTS. EACH PARENT OUGHT TO BE SUPPORTING HIS OR HER CHILD.))
SOT 11:52:13 TAPE ONE

((NICK YOUNG/VA. CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT: BY AND LARGE WE'RE STARTING TO SEE THE EFFORTS OF THIS CAMPAIGN HAVE A COLLATERAL EFFECT NOT ONLY THE THE 57- THOUSAND THAT WE'VE TARGETED, BUT PEOPLE ARE REALIZING IT'S A NO-NONSENSE, STARTS WITH THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA AND GOES ALL THE WAY DOWN, NO-NONSENSE CAMPAIGN.))
SUPER=@Allen; :00
SUPER=01-Nick Young/Va. Child Support Enforcement; :08
RUNS=:24
OUT Q=no-nonsense campaign.
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VO-NAT


But caseworkers say they may be making some progress in a high profile battle, but they're still NOT winning the war.
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SOT tape two 12:00:01
IN Q=I think

((BRENDA MOTLEY/LYNCHBURG CHILD SUPPORT DIRECTOR: I THINK IT'S A GROWING STIGMA. AND I THINK ALSO, THOUGH, THAT THE DEADBEAT PARENTS OUT THERE FEEL THAT BECAUSE OF THE GROWING CASELOAD, THE LIMITED WORKERS THAT WE HAVE, THAT THEIR CHANCES OF EVADING THE SYSTEM ARE STILL VERY GOOD.))
SUPER=01-Brenda Motley/Lynchburg Child Support Director;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=very good.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None


In the latest crackdown, 190 extremely delinquent parents were arrested or summoned to court in Danville.
Twenty-two were in Lynchburg.

5-Burton


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#597-38
GRAPHIC=education


Students in Salem are getting a unique opportunity to work with state of the art equipment.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


The Arnold Burton Technology Center gladly accepted the delivery of a new, state-of-the-art "machining center."
It cuts, shapes and drills different types of metal.
Okuma (oh-KOO-muh) America decided to loan the machining center after a suggestion of one of its distributors, and the Graham White plant in Salem.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:07:27
IN Q=There's a

((JOHN HENDRICK/OKUMA AMERICA PRESIDENT: THERE'S A NEED TO DO A BETTER JOB OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT. THIS IS SOME FAIRLY SOPHISTICATED TECHNOLOGY AND PEOPLE DON'T JUST COME OFF THE STREET THAT KNOW HOW TO OPERATE IT.))
SUPER=01-John Hendrick/Okuma America President;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=operate it.
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VO-NAT


Teachers at the school say the machining center is the most sophisticated piece of equipment in its toolshop.
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Ferrum-Computers


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#net (edit of 97-54)
GRAPHIC=NONE


And a tool every student at Ferrum College will now have is a computer.
The school installing one in every student room.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.


Ferrum's President says the computers will be purchased within the next couple of weeks, but students won't be able to use them until the spring semester.
Educators say they hope this will make things easier for low income students.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 2:10:08:05
IN Q=The difference

((DR. JERRY BOONE/FERRUM COLLEGE PRESIDENT:THE DIFFERENCE I THINK IS THAT OUR STUDENTS ARE LOW INCOME STUDENTS AND SO SOME OF THEM CAN NOT AFFORD TO DO THIS, SO WE'RE OFFERING THIS TO EVERYBODY. WE FEEL IT'S IMPORTANT THAT EVERY STUDENT HAVE THE AVAILABILITY AND SO THAT'S WHY WE'RE DOING IT.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Jerry Boone/Ferrum College President;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=doing it
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VO-NAT


The 700-thousand dollar project includes hiring technical support to deal with any problems that may arise.
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E-Jubal-Early


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-60
GRAPHIC=None


The state and soon perhaps the nation plan to recognize the birthplace of a Confederate general from Franklin County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co./Monday;


The Virginia Department of Historic Resources has voted to put the Jubal Early home on the VIRGINIA Landmarks Register.
The department also nominated the home for a spot on the NATIONAL Register of Historic Places.
Preservationists believe FEDERAL administrators will approve the nomination by December.
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E-Target


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-68
GRAPHIC=Valley View Mall


A discount store has Valley View Mall in its sights...
Target is just one of the stores with plans to move in.
Andrew Freiden has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=03-Minnesota/File Tape; :09
SUPER=01-Patty Van Horn/Wal Mart Shopper; :20
SUPER=01-Joe Flowers/Wal Mart Shopper; :50
SUPER=@Andrew1; 1:11
RUNS=1:18
OUT Q=news 7, roanoke


(( This land is being graded for a TARGET discount store-- one of the most successful discount chains in the country.
The store is Target's first in Southwest Virginia-- and will look like this
store in Minnesota.


It will be next door neighbors with the Wal Mart superstore-- putting the two rivals within close walking distance.
SOT 5:33:38

((I'LL PROBABLY CHECK THEM OUT, BUT I'VE BEEN SHOPPING AT WAL MART EVER SINCE IT CAME TO NORTH CAROLINA-10-12 YEARS. I REALLY LIKE WAL MART, I'D BUY STOCK IN IT IF I COULD. STIFF COMPETITION.(LAUGHTER) ))
RUNS=:14


Sources tell News 7 that Target won't be the only new store in this development.
There will also be several smaller businesses. pre-pro
5 companies have reportedly signed up , including The Sports Authority, Petsmart, and Ruby Tuesday's.
SOT 5:22:02

((JOE FLOWERS/WAL MART SHOPPER: MY DAUGHTER WOULD LOVE IT. SHE'S 38 AND SHE WOULD LOVE TO BE ABLE TO COME OVER HERE AND SPEND THE DAY.))
RUNS=:06


Grading has also begun on the recently approved 4 lane Valley View Access Road-- which will provide a direct link up to and from Interstate 581.
SOT 7:06:55

((ANDREW FREIDEN/REPORTER TARGET HAS SNAPPED UP THE LAST LARGE PARCEL OF SPACE HERE AT VALLEY VIEW MALL-- NOW DEVELOPERS ARE TRYING TO FIND TENANTS FOR THE TWO BUILDINGS LEFT VACANT BY CRENSHAW'S AND RACK AND SACK. ANDREW FREIDEN, NEWS 7, ROANOKE.))
RUNS=:15

))

Peter's-Creek


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-52
GRAPHIC=NONE


It's been a long road for construction of the new Peter's Creek Extension in Roanoke.
City council first approved the road project 12 years ago.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


And this morning Mayor Bowers, along with a couple of young friends, cut the ribbon on the new four- lane road.
The Peters Creek Road extension links Melrose Avenue to Shenandoah Avenue, which the Mayor says will serve the city in many ways.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:10:34
IN Q=The purpose of this

((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE CITY MAYOR: THE PURPOSE OF THIS PROJECT, OF COURSE, IS TO LINK OUR CITY. IT IS TO LINK OUR NEIGHBORHOODS AND TO ENHANCE THE MOBILITY OF OUR EMERGENCY VEHICLES, CITY SERVICES, COMMERCE, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC FORM ONE SIDE OF OUR ALL AMERICAN CITY, TO THE OTHER. ))
SUPER=@Bowers;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=to the other
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VO-NAT


John Nemeth of the nearby Cherry Hill neighborhood was the first to drive down the road.
There were a few problems this morning with the signal lights, but they were quickly fixed.
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E-Memory-Walk


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=mfe
TAPE#97-67
GRAPHIC=None


The Roanoke-Salem Chapter of The Alzheimer's Association wants to take you on a walk.
The Chapter is sponsoring its first-annual Memory Walk this weekend in Salem-- to raise money, and awareness.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 02:47:46
IN Q=We started

((WE STARTED AS A GRASS-ROOTS ORGANIZATION HERE IN 1983, AND THE CORE OF OUT ACTIVITY HAS ALWAYS BEEN TO SUPPORT THE FAMILIES. AND WE CAN, THERE ARE A LOT OF DIFFERENT WAYS BUT OUR GOAL IS TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR THE VICTIMS OF THE DISEASE, TO WORK TOWARD BETTER QUALITY CARE IN THE AREA.)) SUPER 01-Louise Chagnon/Alzheimer's Association;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=in the area.
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VO-NAT


In Southwest Virginia-- nearly 12-thousand people are afflicted with Alzheimer's Disease-- that's slightly higher than the national average.
This weekend's Memory Walk begins around nine-thirty, Saturday morning, at Salem's Longwood Park.
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S-Pfiesteria


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-59
GRAPHIC=George Allen


The Governor is going to Maryland to fight toxic algae.
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VO-NAT :16
SUPER=03-Richmond;


George Allen's in Annapolis today for a summit on (fihs-TEER'-ee-uh) pfiesteria -- the algae some biologists are calling the "cell from hell."
Topic one on the Governor's agenda is getting Maryland to hand over medical records of residents who suffered health effects in waters where fish were killed.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:09:13 tape two
IN Q=I understand

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I UNDERSTAND THE CONCERN OF CONFIDENTIALITY OF PATIENTS' RECORDS AND THAT'S WHY I SAID ON AN EARLIER QUESTION THAT I DON'T CARE ABOUT THE PERSON'S NAME BUT SHARE WITH OUR HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S PHYSICIANS AND EXPERTS WHAT WERE THE SYMPTOMS, WHAT WAS THE TREATMENT, AND THE BACKGROUND, THE MEDICAL HISTORY OF THAT INDIVIDUAL?))
SUPER=@Allen;
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=that individual?
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=George allen


Allen has allocated two-point-three- million dollars to set up a new lab dedicated to finding out more about (fihs-TEER'-ee-uh) pfiesteria.
Democratic candidate Don Beyer has asked President Clinton for some federal help with the effort.

Turner


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Turner, Ted


Media mogul Ted Turner is planning to give away a billion-dollars to United Nations charities.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York, NY;


Turner made the announcement at a Manhattan hotel while receiving a Global Leadership Award.
Turner wants to create a new foundation to benefit such causes as helping refugees, fighting disease and cleaning up land mines.
He says he'll donate 100 million dollars of Time Warner stock every year for the next ten years to the new foundation.
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Hoops


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#net (edit of Girl-97)
GRAPHIC=Girls Hoop


On the high school hardwood, the Blacksburg Indians scalped the lady Cavaliers of Lord Botetourt 53-to-46.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Daleville/Cavaliers vs Indians; :


Botetourt's Amy Bird passes to Kim Daugherty and she hits the jumper to make it 16 to 8 Lady Cavaliers in the second quarter.
But Blacksburg rallied in the second half Tina Kirk with the cross over dribble goes inside for the layup to score.
Blacksburg comes back with the SUPER=34-Blacksburg/53/Botetourt/46/;

hustle play Catherine Weber picks up this lose ball and scores inside and the Lady Indians win.
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Mast


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-37
GRAPHIC=DOVER


The Winston Cup starts rolling into Dover today for time trials for this Sunday's M-B-N-A 400.
SS=MAST


There have been some rumors surrounding Rick Mast.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-1997 Season; :00


For the past couple of weeks reports have linked the Virginia fan favorite with a jump to the Richard Petty owned S-T-P machine for next season.
Mast told Mike Stevens before leaving for Dover that although he is disappointed with this season, he is not leaving Butch Mock Motorsports to join forces with the King.
Rick is in the first year of a three year contract to drive the Remington Ford.
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Cards


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-14
GRAPHIC=CARDS/CUBS


Not even Mark McGwire could help the Cardinals clinch a win on the diamond.
It was also a homer-free day for the man with a mission.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/Cardinals vs. Cubs; :00


McGwire came into yesterday's game with the Cubs with 53 homers.
But he was a "single" man. McGwire went 2 for 5 with an R-B-I single as the Cards lost to the Cubs 4-to-3.
McGwire now has 10 games left to hit eight homers and tie Roger Maris' all-time record.
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FFE


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-8
GRAPHIC=FFE Logo


It's week four of Friday Football Extra and there are some big games in and around the Roanoke Valley.
We'll have highlights from 15 games and here's the schedule.
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SOT
IN Q=first game
RUNS=:28
OUT Q=...last game.
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Truck-Pool


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


In California, a motorist apparently decided to go for a swim except the pool was empty and the driver never left the truck.
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VO-NAT

05:00:34
SUPER=03-Granada Hills, CA/KCBS;


Police say the motorist apparently lost control of the vehicle, which ended up head first in the drained motel swimming pool.
The driver was only slightly injured, but the truck is NOT looking its best. (----------------)