12:00-01

E-Girls-Girls

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-68
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Patrons of "Girls, Girls, Girls" will be seeing less of the night clubs dancers.
Yesterday a Roanoke jury determined that nude dancing is obscene rather than artistic.
Eric Earnhart has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=The jury found the
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :11
SUPER=01-Dennis Nagel/Prosecutor; :15
SUPER=01-Keith Guthrie/Club Owner; :35
SUPER=@Eric1; 1:13
RUNS=1:33
OUT Q=EE, News 7


(( After taking a second look at undercover police video tapes, the jury found the club guilty on all 16 counts, including one count of presenting an obscene performance.
The club faces a total 40 thousand dollar fine on all counts. 14:13:25 Nagel:
SOT
IN Q=we'll have to

((DENNIS NAGEL/PROSECUTOR; WE'LL HAVE TO DECIDE WHETHER IT'S APPROPRIATE TO RETURN TO THE CLUB AND SEE WHETHER OR NOT THEY'RE NOW COMPLYING WITH THE CITY ORDINANCE OR WHETHER WE WAIT AGAIN UNTIL THE COMMUNITY SPEAKS OUT ABOUT IT.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=about it


The prosecutor adds, if the same conduct continues, the dancers and managers could be charged individually.
SOT 13:54:12
IN Q=We plan to

((KEITH GUTHRIE/CLUB OWNER; WE PLAN TO APPEAL IT, AND I HOPE FOR A BETTER VERDICT NEXT TIME AROUND. AS FAR AS NOW, I GUESS WE'RE JUST BACK YOU KNOW BUSINESS AS USUAL, JUST TRY TO KEEP THE SHOW GOING. You would risk further penalties by staying open and doing business as usual? WE PLAN TO STAY OPEN. WHETHER OR NOT WE MODIFY THE SHOW THAT DEPENDS ON SOME ADVISEMENT FROM OUR ATTORNEY.))
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=from our attorney


They DID modify the show... A sign outside says due to a legal situation, the club is temporarily not performing nude shows...
According to one patron, the dancers performed topless, wearing g-strings.
A manager says the club didn't want to risk any of the dancers being arrested. STANDUP MANAGEMENT DIDN'T WANT TO TALK ON CAMERA, BUT DID TELL US THIS IS A PRETTY TYPICAL CROWD FOR A WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE NEW RESTRICTIONS ON THE DANCERS DON'T APPEAR TO BE AFFECTING ATTENDANCE. AND THEY SAY MANY OF THE PATRONS INSIDE TOLD THEM THEY INTEND TO KEEP SUPPORTING THE CLUB.
The appeals court decision may determine if the dancers here ever take it all off again.
Eric Earnhart, News 7, Roanoke.))

BUS-AX


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


In France, twelve people are dead and nearly two dozen injured after a passenger bus plunged off a bridge this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Marseille, France;


Officials say the bus veered off a highway intersection and crashed onto the road 50 feet below.
Most of the passengers were Moroccan.
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Tormented-Teen


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


In London, a shocking story of a 13 year old girl who was driven to suicide after being tormented for years by a gang of teenagers who thought she was too fat.
Tom Fenton reports.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Derbyshire, England; :00
SUPER=01-Juliet Yeomans/Victim's Mother; :27
SUPER=01-Lindsay Winternbottom/Neighbor; :36
SUPER=01-Michael Shaw/Principal; :53
SUPER=01-Tom Fenton/Reporting; 1:18
RUNS=1:28
OUT Q=Tom Fenton, CBS News, London.

((Gobs of butter and eggs were stuck to the wall .. thrown at the house by gangs of youths last week. finally kelly Yoemans, pictured here on the left with her family, couldn't take the humiliation anymore. police are now investigating the circumstances that drove her to take a fatal overdose of painkillers on sunday night.
her mother can't understand why her bubbly, good-natured, daughter was singled out for so much abuse when she had done nothing wrong.
SUPER: JULIET YEOMANS, MOTHER OF BULLYING VICTIM:
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WE DONE NOTHING WRONG. WE KEEP TO OURSELVES. WE DONE NOTHING WRONG.
The neighbors are horrified.
SUPER: LINDSAY WINTERNBOTTOM, NEIGHBOR
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I THINK IT'S DISGUSTING. IT'S TERRIBLE. I CAN'T CAN'T BELIEVE THAT A YOUNG CHILD CAN BE DRIVEN TO DO SOMETHING LIKE THAT. IT'S AWFUL.
The head teacher at her school says he was also surprised.
SUPER: MICHAEL SHAW, PRINCIPAL, MERRILL COLLEGE
------

WE HAD NO REASON WHATSOEVER TO BELIEVE LAST WEEK, LAST TIME WE SAW KELLY, THAT ANYTHING OF THIS NATURE, THIS SERIOUS A NATURE, WAS AFOOT.
but the facts the police are now uncovering show years of bullying and sickening abuse. Kelly was tormented in the streets. at school her clothes were dumped in the garbage, salt was poured over her food. she was called smelly and fat.
FENTON ON CAM CLOSE four boys and one girl, all juveniles, have been arrested and released on bail. police says that dozens of children have been involved in the abuse over the years and they expect to make more arrests...too late to help Kelly, of course. Tom Fenton, CBS News, London.))

NJ-MURDER


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=murder investigation


In New Jersey a teenager who's accused of sexually assaulting and murdering an eleven year old boy may have also been a victim.
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VO-NAT


Prosecutors say the 15 year old boy lured Edward Werner into his home Saturday night, then attacked and killed him.
SUPER=03-Jackson Twp., NJ;


A published report today states that the teen is believed to be the victim of a man who was charged with sexual assault a month ago.
Police say the two met in an America Online chat room.
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CLINTON-FOOD


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Clinton, Bill


Here's a question for you.
Are the foods you eat safe?
President Clinton thinks some may NOT be---
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;

So today he proposed legislation to ban imports of fruits and vegetables from countries that don't meet U-S safety standards.
The government already has that authority for meat and poultry.
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SOT

11:02:21-36
IN Q=BEING A PARENT IS PERHAPS
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=JOBS MUCH EASIER
ANCHOR=Melanie
ss=hold


Mr. Clinton is also is calling for new sanitation guidelines for what U-S farmers grow.

Reno-GORE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=GORE


Vice President Al Gore may be moving closer to having to deal with a special prosecutor.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


Attorney General Janet Reno must decide by TOMORROW whether to launch a formal three month inquiry into Gore's fund- raising phone calls.
Sources say a Justice Department task force IS expected to call for the investigation.
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SOT

9:38:38
IN Q=

((JANET RENO/U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL:I DON'T KNOW WHEN I WILL MAKE THE DECISION BUT I WILL MAKE IT AFTER I HAVE BEEN FULLY INFORMED AND CONSIDERED ALL THE FACTS IN THE LAW. REPORTER: HAVE YOU BEEN FULLY INFORMED BY THE TASK FORCE SO FAR. RENO: I'M ASKING QUESTIONS AS I GO. ))
SUPER=01-Janet Reno/U.S. Attorney General;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=questions as i go.
ANCHOR=Melanie
ss=hold


The probe could lead to Reno formally requesting that federal judges name an independent prosecutor.

Rutherford


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Jones, Paula


A Charlottesville group that champions conservative causes is taking on the Paula Jones case.
The Rutherford Institute says it will help Jones with her sexual harassment lawsuit against President Clinton.
Rutherford officials say they want to show that no one, including the President, is above the law.
The Rutherford Institute was involved recently in the controversy over a Montvale boy's right to read a Rush Limbaugh book at school.

Beyer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-55
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


The candidates for governor continue to spar over competing tax breaks.
Today, Don Beyer said Jim Gilmore's plan to eliminate the personal property tax on cars will bankrupt the state's colleges and universities.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The Democratic candidate for governor spoke to the Virginia Faculty Senate, meeting today at the Hotel Roanoke.
Beyer has proposed his own personal property tax break, but says his plan is more responsible.
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SOT 11:05:31
IN Q=His plan is going

((DON BEYER/D- CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: HIS PLAN IS GOING TO COST OVER TWO BILLION DOLLARS MORE OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS AND THAT'S GOING TO BANKRUPT PUBLIC EDUCATION AND OUR COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES. AND IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA ESPECIALLY WE'VE GOT TO HAVE THE NEW HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER. WE NEED A COMMITMENT TO OUR SCHOOLS. THAT'S THE ONLY WAY OUR ECONOMY IS GOING TO GROW.))
SUPER=@Beyer1;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=economy's going to grow.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Gilmore says growth in the state economy will easily replace the lost revenue.
The Republican candidate was also invited to the Faculty Senate meeting, but a surrogate will speak on his behalf this afternoon.

S-Dolan-Earley


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-63
GRAPHIC=Mark Earley


A possible stir over campaign contributions to Chesapeake state Senator Mark Earley...
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Over the past year, Pat Robertson has contributed 35- thousand dollars to Earley's Republican campaign for Attorney General, making him Earley's largest individual contributor.
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Democrat Bill Dolan is using this as a campaign issue.
Dolan says Earley's bill would have exempted a retirement home Robertson's Christian Broadcasting Network wanted to build from 875- thousand dollars a year in taxes to the city of Chesapeake.
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SOT 10:14:14
IN Q=Without

((BILL DOLAN/D-CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GEN.: WITHOUT EVER GOING TO THE CITY COUNCIL IN CHESAPEAKE, HE TRIED TO SLIP THIS THROUGH BY INTRODUCING A BILL IN JANUARY OF 1994.))
SUPER=@Dolan;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=of 1994.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Mark Earley says Robertson's retirement home would have been a non-profit charitable organization.
Entry fees would have ranged up to 495- thousand dollars a person.

Detention-Center


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tte
TAPE#net (edit of 97-66)
GRAPHIC=NONE


Growing pains for Danville's juvenile detention center could cost the city taxpayers about three and a half million dollars.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Seven inmates currently sleep on mattresses on the floor.
Small rooms are just one of many weak spots of the W.W. Moore Juvenile Detention Home.
Neighboring counties currently pay to house their juveniles here...
Rather than create a partnership to share the cost it looks like, for now, Danville will remain the sole owner, with complete control.
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SOT 1:23:42
IN Q=If you can do it yourself

((JOHN HAMLIN/CITY COUNCIL: IF YOU CAN DO IT YOURSELF, THAT'S YOUR FIRST OPTION, ALWAYS. IF YOU HAVE TO BRING IN PARTNERS TO DO IT, THAT'S ANOTHER OPTION.))
SUPER=01-John Hamlin/City Council; RUNS=:08
OUT Q=that's another option
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VO-NAT


The mayor says he's going to fasttrack this issue.
He hopes city council can make a decision next Tuesday.
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Welfare-Reform


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net (edit of 97-58)
GRAPHIC=Virginia Welfare


Reform is changing the face of welfare in Virginia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :16


Able-bodied adults are required to work under the Virginia Initiative for Employment Welfare, or VIEW.
If they don't, their welfare benefits will end after two years.
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SOT tape 2 10:12:56
In Q=people aren't

((LORRIE SHARMAN: PEOPLE AREN'T ON WELFARE BECAUSE THEY WANT TO BE-- MOST PEOPLE ARE ON IT BECAUSE THEY HAVE TO BE. ))
SUPER=07-Lorrie Sharman;
RUNS=:06
OUt Q=to be.
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VO-NAT


Sharman was a single mother, working as a bartender to support herself and her son.
But she ended up on welfare.
Now she's a full- time student and plans to become a teacher.
Although some people have the necessary skills for jobs, some do not.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


The VIEW program will offer training through TAP for those participants who need help improving their job skills.

S-Postal-Protest


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-61
GRAPHIC=None


Lynchburg's postmaster could be on his way out.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


The local postal workers union claims William Houston has a violent temper and has acted irrationally in his treatment of employees.
They point to the recent suspension of both local union presidents.
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SOT 13:44:15
IN Q=It can't be

((JIM BURKE/APWU REGIONAL COORDINATOR: IT CAN'T BE A COINCIDENCE THAT IN A 35- DAY PERIOD, BOTH LABOR LEADERS ARE PUT OUT ON THE STREET WITH NO CHARGES AGAINST THEM, NO FOUNDATION, JUST SOME KIND OF INVESTIGATION BY THE COMPANY POLICE FORCE, THE COMPANY GOONS, AND WE'RE NOT GOING TO TAKE IT.))
SUPER=01-Jim Burke/A.P.W.U. Regional Coordinator; :00
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=to take it.
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VO-NAT


More than two hundred postal workers from eight states are expected to attend a protest at the post office next Friday.
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Federal-Grant


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


Clifton Forge-Covington is one of six Virginia localities selected to share a two million dollar federal grant.
The money is intended to help reduce rates of infant mortality, teen pregnancy and low birth-weight babies.
The communities have been identified as having high rates of teen pregnancy, often a factor in the health of the child.
Health officials say low birth-weight babies are 40 times more likely to die in the first month of life, and are at a greater risk for health problems.

Free-Clinic


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#net (edit of 597-43)
GRAPHIC=NONE


After ten years of offering free medical care to low- income residents.. Lynchburg's Free Clinic got a cure of its own...congratulations.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


The clinic held an open house to show off its Main Street facilities.
The president of the American Medical Association was on hand to recognize the staff for its hard work.
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SOT 15:16:29
IN Q=this clinic

((DR. PERCY WOOTTON/AMA PRESIDENT:THIS CLINIC IS MODEL ALL OVER THE NATION FOR ITS SUCCESS BOTH IN NUMBERS AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND PATIENT CARE.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Percy Wootton/American Medical Assoc. President; :00
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=and patient care.
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VO-NAT


The clinic handled more than 75 hundred patient visits last year.
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Lotto-Winner


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tte
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Virginia Lottery


The Virginia lottery will be handing over three million dollars to a Patrick County couple.
Chuck and Peggy Iroler (I-ROLLER) say they play the lotto every week.
They have three grown children and plan to retire soon.
The couple bought the winning ticket at a local grocery store.
The Lottery is also giving that store a five-thousand-dollar bonus.

CIA-Cookbook


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=aje
TAPE#net (1)
GRAPHIC=NONE


They're selling secrets at the C-I-A -- secret recipes, that is.
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VO-NAT


C-I-A spies and their spouses have spilled the beans in a new cookbook.
It's called "Spies, Black Ties and Mango Pies."
But you'll never see the face behind the recipes.
They're even cooking incognito.
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SOT
IN Q="Even in something

((EVEN IN SOMETHING AS SIMPLE AS WRITING A COOKBOOK, THE PEOPLE WHO DESERVE CREDIT CAN T BE ON CAMERA. ))
SUPER=01-Stephanie Glakas-Tenent/Wife of CIA Director
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=be on camera."
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VO-NAT


The cookbook has been carefully sanitized -- the big spies at Langley want to be sure only culinary secrets seap out.
There's even a recipe for elephant pudding and stuffed camel.
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SOT
IN Q=Stuff tomatoes

((NAT SOUND BREAK))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=and fifty people.
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VO-NAT


If you're wondering if any of these recipes can be used to poison something the answer is..
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SOT
IN Q="Absolutely not

((ABSOLUTELY NOT. AND IF POISONING OCCURS, IT MUST BE ACCIDENTAL. ))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=must be accidental."
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VO-NAT


And the C-I-A does have a motto to share with readers... eat, drink and be careful.
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Forecasts
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New-Jet


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-56
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Airport


A new jet will carry passengers between Roanoke and Atlanta.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Atlantic Southeast Airline introduced its new 50 passenger plane.
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SOT 4:00:56
IN Q=The added

(( SAM WATTS/ASA VICE PRESIDENT; THE ADDED SPEED AND RANGE OF THIS AIRCRAFT OPENS CONSIDERABLE NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR ASA AND EXPANDED CONNECTION OPPORTUNITIES FOR PASSENGERS TRAVELING FROM ROANOKE;))
SUPER=01-Sam Watts/ASA Vice President;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=all over the world
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VO-NAT


A-S-A will offer one jet flight to Atlanta this month, and add a second one next month.
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Orioles


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=aje
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Orioles/Mariners


The Seattle Mariners couldn't stay afloat against the Baltimore Orioles in their playoff opener last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Seattle, WA/MLB-NBC;


The O's took a one to nothing lead early in the game.
In the bottom of the fourth Edgar Martinez send this pitch over the left field wall for a solo homer to tie the game at one to one.
But the Orioles rallied with a HUGE fifth inning. Then at the top of the sixth B.J. Surhoff hits a shot down the right field line scoring two runs and Baltimore takes it 9- to- 3.
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Braves


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-16
GRAPHIC=Braves/Astros


The Atlanta Braves are one win away from bumping the Houston Astros from the first round of the National League Playoff series.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/ESPN; :


Bobby Cox watched as the Braves took the early lead.
In the bottom of the third Jeff Blauser gets all of this pitch sending it over the left field wall for a 3 run homer and a three to nothing Braves lead.
The Astros came back to tie it in the top of the fourth. Mike Hampton hits a shot down the right field line into the corner scoring a run to make it 3 to 3.
The Braves broke it open in the SUPER=35-Atlanta/13/Houston/3/;fourth when

Hampton walked in a run then Greg Colbrunn hits this two run single to right centerfield and Atlanta wins it 13 to 3.
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Marlins


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-12
GRAPHIC=Marlins/giants


The Florida Marlins reeled in a win against the San Francisco Giants last night on the National league diamond.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Miami, FL/NBC Sports;


The game was tight all the way. It was tied three times through the ninth then Barry Bonds hits a grounder to short. Florida goes for the double play but Greg Counsell's throw to first is wide allowing a runner to score and tie it at 6 to 6.
But in the bottom of the ninth Alou SUPER=35-Florida/7/San

Francisco/6/;sends this shot up the middle into the outfield and Gary Sheffield scores from second and Florida takes the 2 games to none lead with the 7 to 6 win.
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Qualify


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#R-37
GRAPHIC=Charlotte logo


Geoff Bodine added another checkered flag to his collection at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Concord, NC/FOX Sports South;


Bodine, In the Q-V-C ford, blistered the track at the speedway with a speed of 184 point 256 to capture the pole position for this Sunday's U-A-W G-M Quality 500.
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SOT
IN Q=First audio

((GEOFF BODINE/UAW GM QUALITY 500 POLE WINNER: ))
SUPER=01-Geoff Bodine/UAW GM Quality 500 Pole Winner; :00
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=.........in charlotte."
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Car-Problems


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


If you've ever mistaken a car for a tree you may be able to identify with a squirrel in Altoona, Pennsylvania.
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VO-NAT

05:05:30
SUPER=03-Altoona, PA;


A secret stash of nuts was found under the hood of this car.
A squirrel evidently thought this car's engine cavity would make the perfect hiding place. (----------------)