12:00-01

Bedford-Murders

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-64
GRAPHIC=murder investigation


A 23- year- old Bedford man faces capital murder charges in connection with last night's double shooting.
Double Boxes=Melanie and Eric/Newsroom


Eric Earnhart is following the story in our newsroom, Eric what do police know about the motive?
Live=Eric Full/Newsroom
SUPER=@eric1;


Melanie, police say they've interviewed witnesses who say it was an argument over stolen tennis shoes, but so far, they haven't confirmed anything.
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SOT
IN Q=23-year-old
SUPER=03-Bedford;
SUPER=04-Last Night;
SUPER=01-Pernie Hamlet/Victim's Cousin;
SUPER=01-Chief Milton Graham/Bedford City Police;
SUPER=04-April 26, 1996
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=evans escaped


23 year old Andre Eugene Evans was arraigned this morning, charged with first degree AND capital murder.
Evans allegedly shot and killed Timothy Ray Robinson, and 25 year old Lorin Tyler Murphy last night at the intersection of South and Franklin Streets.
Robinson's cousin heard the shots, and then a neighbor ran to her house yelling for help.
SOT 9:03:54 bedford bites
IN Q=He said

((PERNIE HAMLET/VICTIM'S COUSIN; HE SAID "SHOT, SHOT", AND I THOUGHT HE WAS SHOT, BUT HE WAS ALRIGHT AND HE SAID "TIMBU" AND I RAN UP THE STREET AND WHEN I CAME UP THE STREET I SAW TIMBU LAYING THERE AND CHEW ON TOP OF HIM. ))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=on top of him


When police arrived, neighbors and witnesses led them to a house, where Evans was found hiding in the basement.
SOT 8:45:18 Bedford Bites tape
IN Q=Been a great

((MILTON GRAHAM; BEEN A GREAT HELP TO US. I DON'T THINK, WITHOUT THE NEIGHBORHOOD'S RESPONSE, THAT WE WOULD HAVE MADE THE ARREST AS QUICKLY AND THERE HELP HAS BEEN OUTSTANDING. ))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=been outstanding



Evans is no stranger to Bedford police... Last year, an officer was trying to arrest him for malicious wounding, when his uncle... Carl Thomas Evans, allegedly wrestled the officer to the ground, choked him, and took his weapon. Carl Evans was arrested, Andre Evans escaped.
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Live=Eric Full/Newsroom

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Double Boxes=Melanie and Eric/Newsroom



NC-SHOOTING


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#97-53
GRAPHIC=murder investigation


Two teenage brothers from Richmond face first degree murder charges in connection with the deaths of two officers.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fayetteville, NC;


A North Carolina state trooper had stopped the vehicle on Interstate 95.
He and a sheriff's deputy who responded to a call for assistance were gunned down with an assault weapon.
The suspects, 17- year- old Kevin Golphin and 19- year- old Tilmon Golphin were arrested after they crashed the car in a police chase.
The two reportedly stole the car earlier in the day after holding up a finance company in South Carolina.
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Ice-Rink


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City


They're upping the ante in Roanoke's battle of the ice rinks.
Back in June a Charlottesville developer announced plans to put a rink downtown.
A few months later a Richmond developer BROKE GROUND on an ice rink project near the airport.
Double Boxes=Melanie and Len/Newsroom


Len Besthoff says in just a few moments the group working on the downtown rink will announce a significant enhancement to its facility.
Live=Len Full/Newsroom
SUPER=@len1;


That's right Melanie.
We're about to head out to a news conference where we'll get all the details, but here's the basics.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Charlottesville/File Tape;


The people involved with the downtown project say their facility... which will look like this one in Charlottesville, will have an extra perk...a 12 screen movie theatre.
It would go on the second floor of the building.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;


This would mark the first time in several decades that Roanoke had any kind of downtown theater.
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Live=Len Full/Newsroom
Double Boxes=Melanie and Len/Newsroom


This is interesting because the developer working on the ice rink at the airport has cast doubts the downtown rink will ever be built, noting HIS facility is already under construction.
Today's announcement shows the Charlottesville developer appears serious about its project.

IRS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE# EDIT FROM NET B
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Internal Revenue Service is under the Congressional Microscope again today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill/Yesterday;


Taxpayers are telling their I-R-S horror stories to members of the Senate Finance Committee.
Yesterday, committee chairman William Roth charged the I-R-S with targeting taxpayers who can't afford to fight back.
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SOT
IN Q=

((ONE OF THE MOST DISTRESSING THINGS YOU WILL LEARN FROM THIS HEARING IS THE PREFERENCE TO AUDIT MIDDLE OR LOWER INCOME TAXPAYERS AS WELL AS MOM AND POP SMALL BUSINESS. ))
SUPER=01-Sen. William Roth/Senate Finance Committee Chairman;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=small businesses.
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VO-NAT


Congress is considering overhauling management of the I-R-S.
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Albert


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=aje
TAPE#net (edit of 10:01:40)
GRAPHIC=Marv Albert


An angry judge returned to the courtroom today to resume testimony in the sexual assault case against Marv Albert.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Arlington;


The judge told reporters and spectators that someone had contacted one of the jurors, identifying herself as a court reporter.
The judge said he "will not tolerate any interference" with the jury.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Hold


Testimony today is expected to deal with scientific evidence linking the sportscaster to bite marks on the woman who claims he assaulted her.

Farmer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-65
GRAPHIC=legal scales


A man accused of shooting a Danville police officer last November will never stand trial for the crime.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape;


Charges have been dropped against Marlowe Andre Farmer, for allegedly shooting Officer Dennis Haley during a drug raid.
But a federal jury did convict Farmer on drug charges, after hearing evidence of the shooting and a separate drug raid.
Commonwealth's Attorney Bill Fuller says a federal judge will take the shooting into account when he sentences Farmer October 8th.
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E-Beyer-Gilmore


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-69
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


The election is still six weeks away, but the candidates are picking up their pace on the campaign trail, in fact they're even crossing paths.
As Steve Smallshaw reports the Republican and Democratic candidates for governor did some stumping in Lynchburg last night.
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SOT
IN Q=Locked in
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00
SUPER=01-Gov. Tommy Thompson/(R) Wisconsin; :26
SUPER=@Gilmore1; :39
SUPER=@ssm2; :52
SUPER=@Beyer1; 1:03
RUNS=1:14
OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.

(( Locked in a statistical dead heat in the race for governor, Jim Gilmore is bringing in some of his party's biggest names for the stretch run.
natsot 6:02:01

((THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR COMING GOVERNOR, I APPRECIATE YOUR BEING HERE.))
RUNS=:03


Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson flew into Lynchburg to throw his support behind Gilmore's gubernatorial bid.
While he's been mentioned as a potential presidential candidate, Thompson says he's only concerned about the races here and in New Jersey.
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SOT 6:06:28
IN Q=Those elections

((GOV. TOMMY THOMPSON/R- WISCONSIN: THOSE ELECTIONS TO ME ARE MOST IMPORTANT AND I THINK IT'S REALLY SAD THAT PEOPLE LOOK AHEAD TO THE YEAR 2000. RIGHT NOW WE'RE LOOKING ONLY TO NOVEMBER OF THIS YEAR AND THAT'S TO ELECT JIM GILMORE WHO'S GOING TO DO AN OUTSTANDING JOB HERE IN VIRGINIA.))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=here in Virginia.
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SOT 6:07:37
IN Q=Many Republicans

((JIM GILMORE/R- GOVERNOR CANDIDATE: MANY REPUBLICANS, INCLUDING GOVERNOR THOMPSON, UNDERSTAND THE NATIONAL IMPORTANCE OF THIS RACE, SO WE'RE PLEASED THAT HE'S HERE TO HELP US WITH CONTRIBUTIONS AND TO HELP US SUCCEED.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=help us succeed.
natsot 16:09:24
RUNS=:02


Across town, Don Beyer was helping open up local Democratic headquarters.
Beyer downplays the importance of bringing in outside help for a campaign, saying it won't help break the deadlock between himself and his opponent.
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SOT 16:30:43
IN Q=I think the

((DON BEYER/D- GOVERNOR CANDIDATE: I THINK THE ONLY DIFFERENCE IT MAKES IS SOMETIMES YOU CAN RAISE SOME MONEY OFF A NATIONAL CELEBRITY. BUT IT HAS NO EFFECT ON THE VIRGINIA VOTERS.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=the Virginia voters.



Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

MIR


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


NASA officials today are debating whether to put another American astronaut on the problem plagued Mir space station.
They have to decide by tomorrow morning -- before the launch of the space shuttle "Atlantis."
Allen Pizzey reports from Moscow.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Moscow; :20
SUPER=01-Allen Pizzey/Reporting; 1:03
RUNS=1:18
OUT Q=Allen Pizzey, CBS News Moscow

(( aboard MIR American astronaut Michael Foale and his two Russian partners appear to be getting things back to as normal as an be expected with the aging...and ailing space station. They've re-started the main computer...which is essential if the shuttle Atlantis is to dock with MIR. The orbiting station has been re-oriented towards the sun so its solar panels are charging. Russian mission control reports the air purifying system is working again...but there has been no explanation yet of an apparent leak of a brown liquid outside MIR.

(Gore-Chernomyrdin presser)


vo: at a press conference with vice-president Al Gore...Russian prime minister Victor Chernomyrdin said MIR wasn't ready for retirement just yet.

NAT SOT in Russian


"We'll go on flying"...Chernomyrdin says..."no problem."
vo.: his American guest was more circumspect.

SOT Vice-President Al Gore


"The review by NASA is still underway on an intensive basis. We discussed that with our Russian colleagues."

(Atlantis on the pad)


vo: the countdown for Atlantis to lift of Thursday is proceeding... but a final decision on whether or not it heads for MIR won't be made until later today.
o/c: if the Atlantis launch is delayed, the Russians plan to move ahead the launch of a progress resupply vessel. It was supposed to go in October, taking up supplies after Atlantis went. What the Russians would really like is for NASA to get there on time. Allen Pizzey, CBS News Moscow.))


Cressel


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=legal scales


Emmett Cressell Junior will be tried for malicious wounding in an attack on a neighbor.
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VO-NAT

Grayson-Murder, 8/10/97, 97-44
The attack came just three weeks before Cressell and Louis Ceparano, who are white, allegedly burned and beheaded a black acquaintance.
Ceparano is charged with capital murder in the death of Garnett Johnson. Cressell is charged with first-degree murder.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


A preliminary hearing in the murder case is set for October 7th.


S-Weed-Seed


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-62
GRAPHIC=Drug Bust


Lynchburg's new "Weed and Seed" program has proved successful in its first week of existence.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Friday; :00


It started with the demolition of a suspected crack house last week, and continued with anti-crime sweeps through two neighborhoods over the weekend.
SUPER=04-Yesterday; :09


Police said yesterday they arrested 28 people on drug charges, ten for soliciting a prostitute, nine for driving under the influence and thirteen on other charges.
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SOT 14:13:47
IN Q=We're not interested

((CAPT. LEON THOMAS/LYNCHBURG POLICE: WE'RE NOT INTERESTED IN PUTTING PEOPLE IN JAIL, GETTING THE NUMBERS IN THE ARRESTS, IT'S NOT WHAT WE'RE ABOUT. WHAT WE'RE ABOUT, AGAIN, IS TO RESTORE PUBLIC ORDER IN PUBLIC PLACES AND WE WANT PEOPLE TO BEHAVE THEMSELVES. THIS IS AMERICA, PEOPLE NEED NOT TOLERATE OPEN- AIR DRUG MARKETS IN FRONT OF THEIR HOUSES.))
SUPER=01-Capt. Leon Thomas/Lynchburg Police; :00
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=of their houses.
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VO-NAT


Police hope the show of force encourages residents to take back their neighborhoods.
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E-County-Dogs


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#97-70
GRAPHIC=Roanoke County


If you want to live in Roanoke County, but don't want to be zoned for a kennel you can have NO more than two dogs.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./RVTV;


The supervisors last night rejected a new law that would have allowed up to three dogs per household without the special permit.
SUPER=04-Last Month


But the board does want to give dog owners a break.
It doesn't want to take people to court for violating the ordinance, until after an amnesty period.
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SOT
IN Q=The onus

((BOB JOHNSON/SUPERVISORS CHAIRMAN: THE ONUS IS UPON THE PET OWNERS TO REGISTER THEIR ANIMALS AND IF THEY'RE NOT REGISTERED YOU'RE IN VIOLATION OF THE CODE AND YOU'LL BE SERVED A SUMMONS BY ROANOKE COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT AND YOU'RE GOING TO COURT.))
SUPER=01-Bob Johnson/Supervisors Chairman;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=going to court.
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VO-NAT


But the board's intention is that after the amnesty period, anyone getting a third dog would have to get the kennel permit.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


To qualify for a permit, residents must have a minimum of an acre of land.
The board will consider the change at its October 14th meeting.

Day-Care


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Va Seal


There could soon be more funding for day-care inspections.
The chairman of a state commission on children says next year the General Assembly will take up measures to improve regulation of day-care centers.
Senator Stanley Walker yesterday chided the Department of Social Services for failing to seek more money to hire enough inspectors to visit all child-care providers at least twice a year, as state law requires.

cma-preps


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


Much of Nashville is guessing and betting on who will take home Country Music Association awards tonight.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Nashville, TN;

special feed 9:30
Some of the biggest names in country music have been busy rehearsing for tonight's C-M-A awards.
For the fifth time Vince Gill will host the live broadcast.
And you can tune into the C-M-A'S on this C-B-S station at 8 o'clock.
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U2


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


From a little bit of country to a bit of rock and roll.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Sarajevo, Bosnia;
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=(nats of music)
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VO-NAT

4:05:02
It was a United Bosnia last night as some 45-thousand rocked to the music of U-2.
The benefit concert was held in the stadium built for the 19-84 Sarajevo Winter Olympics.
It was the first sign of life returning to normal for a country used to the noise of shells and bullets during three and a-half years of war.
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WIPE/WIPE/WIPE

stones


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=wipe/wipe/wipe
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SOT

4:02:51
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Chicago, IL;
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=(nats of music, singing)
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VO-NAT


In Chicago, the Rolling Stones opened their "Bridges to Babylon" tour to a sell-out crowd.
The band thrilled the audience with vintage hits as well as songs from their soon-to-be released 39TH album.
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WEATHER
SUPER=300-55/93/Southeast 3mph/30.17f/91/1970/34/1983;
SUPER=301-56/80/East 8mph/30.18f/94/1933/37/1967;


Forecasts
SUPER=X5000;
SUPER=330-Periods/of Rain/53-56/Rain Ending/Slow Clearing/72-75;
SUPER=331-Rain/Likely/54-57/Rain Ending/Gradual Clearing/73-77;
SUPER=332-Some/Rain & Drizzle/50-54/Morning Rain/Partial Clearing/65-68;
SUPER=333-Cool/Rain Likely/51-54/Rain Ending/Slow Clearing/68-72;
SUPER=334-Rain/Continuing/52-55/Morning Rain/Partial Clearing/65-68;
SUPER=X5001;


New-License


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Va Seal


Governor Allen is expected to unveil the design of a new Virginia license plate today in Alexandria marking the 400th anniversary of the colonists' landing at Jamestown.
Sure, it's a decade early, but state officials say they're hoping to raise awareness of the Jamestown event before the actual anniversary.
The design is expected to feature the Susan Constant, the flagship and largest of the three ships to arrive at Jamestown in 1607.

MLB


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s7-7
GRAPHIC=MLB LOGO


It's a race to the playoffs in the world of major league baseball.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH/Yankees vs. Indians; :00


The Indians needed a White Sox loss and a win over the Yankees to clinch the A-L central crown.
The Sox lost to the Twins and the Tribe comes back from a 9-to-6 deficit by scoring four runs in the final two innings beat the Yanks 10-to-9.
Former Brave Dave Justice had one of the big blow with this bomb off Hideki Irabu.
SUPER=03-Montreal, Canada/Marlins vs. Expos;


The Florida Marlins beat the Expos 6 to 3 last night to clinch an wild card spot.
Moises Alou helped the cause with this R-B-I single.
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Hurricanes


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-9
GRAPHIC=CAROLINA HURRICANES (6471)


The Carolina Hurricanes first season in the Greensboro Coliseum has gotten off to a rocky start.
Last night in the preseason against Detroit the team was planning to unveil its mascot.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC; :00


Phil Madren was awaiting his big entrance from inside the Zamboni.
As the machine's door opened Madren's legs were kicking and the fans went wild thinking it was part of the show.
But, Madren was actually having a seizure.
Madren was finally taken from the arena to a nearby hospital where he remained overnight.
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Blacksburg


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#net (edit of GIRL-97)
GRAPHIC=GIRLS HOOPS


In girl's basketball last night the Blacksburg Indians were home on the reservation entertaining Blue Ridge rival Alleghany.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Mounties vs. Indians; :00


Blacksburg's Sarah Hobeika taps it in off the glass after some good ball movement in the first quarter.
Alleghany would get rolling, as Megan McCue gives the rock to Carrie Brown for the layin to close the Indians advantage to six.
In the second quarter, McCue would give again. This time Nicki Brown gets the hoop to tie the game at 21-all.
SUPER=33-Alleghany/57/Blacksburg/58;


Blacksburg would regain control with Karly Geller putting back the Tina Kirk miss for the hurt and the harm as the Indians beat the Mounties 58 to 57.
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Mast


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#extra
GRAPHIC=NONE


Rick Mast has received some well deserved recognition from Rockbridge County.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co./September 2; :00


The County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution in appreciation of Mast's many contributions to the county.
His Rick Mast Charity classic autograph sessions and golf tournaments have raised thousands of dollars for the Rockbridge area free clinic.
It's been a good week for Rick. He got his first top 10 of the season Sunday at Dover.
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Tech-Promo

2-shot


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=none


Virginia Tech is set to name its new athletic director.
Reportedly, it's Jim Weaver, from Western Michigan University.
Tech's holding a 2 o'clock news conference, and we'll have a complete report tonight on News-7 at 5 and 6.

EMU


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE
It's tall, has feathers and is running loose in Southern Minnesota.
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VO-NAT

04:46:03
SUPER=03-New Prague, MN;


The emu flew the coop three weeks ago and was last spotted eight miles from home.
Residents are cautioned not to try to catch the Australian bird, because its sharp claws can be dangerous. (----------------)