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Coming up-
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Do you know who you're voting for in the Governor's race. Tonight the two candidates squared off.
Fire at an empty Madison Heights business.
The search is on for two brothers waanted for five murders.
And Fergie talks publically for the first time since Princess Diana's death.
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News 7 is next.

Newsbreak


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Good Evening.
The two candidates for Virginia governor squared off tonight-
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Jim Gilmore and Democrat Don Beyer faced off in a two hour debate. We'll have the highlights at eleven.
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Fire at an empty business tonight in Madison Heights- is being called suspicious.
SUPER=03-Kennedy Space Cen.;


After 145 days in space, Astronaut Michael Foale is back on Earth. The space shuttle Atlantis touched down in Florida.
If you belong to a credit union you'll want to keep an eye on the Supreme Court. It's deciding who can be credit union members.
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Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Beyer-Gilmore


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The candidates in the Governor's race met face to face tonight in Richmond.
Both Don Beyer and Jim Gilmore sparred as each tried to pull ahead as the too close to call race enters the homestretch.
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Ellen Qualls is in Richmond with details of tonight's debate.
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React-Debate


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Local Democrats gathered tonight in Vinton to support candidate Don Beyer.
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Beyer fans watched the debate at Democrat Dick Cranwell's campaign headquarters.
Harry Nickens says Beyer is the best choice for residents of western Virginia.
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((HARRY NICKENS/BEYER SUPPORTER: IF YOU HEARD THE DEBATE YOURSELF, YOU'LL KNOW THAT THE INFLUENCE OF THE TIDEWATER AREA AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA AREA IS GOING TO BE PREDOMINATING THE GILMORE ADMINISTRATION AND DON BEYER I JUST DON'T THINK WILL THAT WILL HAPPEN. HE'LL BE A GOVERNOR FOR VIRGINIA.))
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People at this gathering used the get together as an opportunity to ready the troops.
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((GERALD HOLT/BEYER SUPPORTER: IT HELPS US TO KEEP FOCUSED AND ALSO YOU KNOW, THIS CLOSE TO ELECTION DAY, ITS KIND OF LIKE A PEP RALLY FOR EVERYONE.))
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Roanoke Valley Republicans did not sponsor a debate party-
Local activist Hugh Key said party members expected Gilmore to, "slam dunk" Beyer, so there wasn't a need to pay much attention to the debate.

Fire


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A suspicious fire damaged a vacant business in Madison Heights tonight.
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Crews were called to the old Bunny's Antiques store on Route 29 around 7:30.
Flames engulfed the rear of the building and spread to the roof.
Firefighters contained the flames but the inside of the structure was heavily damaged.
The building has been empty for several years.
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NC-Murders


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North Carolina police are searching for two migrant workers wanted for killing five of their housemates.
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Police say last night the brothers ambushed their housemates with gunfire, robbed them and fled in a car.
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((DALE FURR/RICHMOND CO. SHERIFF: WE KNOW AT LEAST ONE OF THEM HAS WHAT APPEARS TO BE A CHINESE ASSAULT RIFLE AND POSSIBLE A 22 CALIBER WEAPON OF SOME TYPE.))
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Authorities are looking for 18-year old Alonso Cruz Osorio and 28-year old Jose (Lou-ees) Luis Cruz Osorio.
A sixth housemate who survived the attack was able to identify the suspects.
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Breast-Cancer


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A breast cancer vigil in Danville tonight drew stories from survivors, and memories of those who have not.
Tina Tenret was there.
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((The candlelight vigil was held under the stars outside the hospital.
One man is planning to retire early with his wife in the Blue Ridge Mountains now that she has breast cancer.
A 13-year-old girl remembers crying in the first grade, not understanding why her mother was never home.
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((JUDITH FRANCES/DAUGHTER OF CANCER VICTIM: I KNOW THAT MY SISTER AND I ARE AT A HIGHER RISK OF HAVING BREAST CANCER. OUR LIVES HAVE BEEN TOUCHED BY BREAST CANCER ONCE AND MY PRAYER IS THAT WE DON'T HAVE TO FACE IT IN THE FUTURE.))
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Her mother, Robyn, has had a third child since being diagnosed seven years ago -- a girl she calls her healing baby.
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((ROBYN FRANCES/BREAST CANCER VICTIM: I FEEL THAT MY FAITH WAS STRENGTHENED AT THAT TIME. I DON'T REMEMBER BEING ANGRY AT GOD BUT FEELING MORE BLESSED AND APPRECIATIVE FOR MY LIFE AND THOSE IN IT. I FEEL LIKE I'M A BETTER PERSON BECAUSE OF MY BREAST CANCER.))
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Doctors say about 44-thousand-women will die of breast cancer this year.
Meanwhile, these survivors are counting on friends, family and faith to pull them through.
Tina Tenret, News7, Danville))

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Stay with us, after this break, the Wythe County Prosecutor says he will NOT handle SOME cases, and President Clinton says it was an innocent mistake.
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((I THINK IT IS JUST AN ACCIDENT THAT WOULD BE MY GUESS.))
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The release of White House Videotapes creates a political controversy.
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Campaign-Finance


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President Clinton says it was an accident videotapes of
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White House coffees weren't found earlier.
Clinton is seen at 44 different coffees meeting with big campaign donors.
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((ALL I CAN TELL YOU IS AS SOON AS I FOUND OUT ABOUT IT LATE LAST WEEK I SAID GET THIS OUT. LET'S GO ON AND YOU CAN VIEW THE TAPES AND DRAW YOUR OWN CONCLUSIONS.))
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The White House released the tapes 8-months after materials were subpeonaed relating to campaign fundraising. 14:01;21 ((THAT'S INFORMATION WE SHOULD'VE GOTTEN FROM OUR SUPOENAS IN THE FIRST PLACE AND WE DIDN'T EVEN KNOW ABOUT THEM.))
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Republicans say the tapes will prove the president violated campaign laws.
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Wythe-Prosecutor


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Wythe County's prosecutor is making some drastic changes in the way General District court operates.
Tommy (Bared) Baird recently notified county officials he and his assistants will no longer handle some misdemeanor cases.
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The ones in question are considered "state offenses"-- and include driving under the influence and assault and battery.
(Bared) Baird says he'll continue to operate this way until the county pays him more than 20-thousand dollars.
He says it's money he's owed for paying assistants out of his own pocket.
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((TOMMY BAIRD/WYTHE CO. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTY.:THE OFFICERS HAVE NO ONE TO PRESENT THEIR CASE ON THEIR BEHALF AND THE JUDGE HAS TO REMAIN IMPARTIAL, HE CAN'T PROSECUTE THE CASES, AND IT'S GOING TO BE DIFFICULT UNLESS THE MATTER IS RESOLVED. ))
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(Bared) Baird is still prosecuting misdemeanor cases considered "county offenses" because the county pays him 50-dollars per case.
Wythe County's administrator declined to talk on camera-- but the county board of supervisors will address the issue when it meets tomorrow night at Sheffey Elementary.


Bedford-School


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Bedford County elections take place this fall--
Tonight, voters got their first taste of County School Board and Board of Supervisors candidates.
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Only one school board hopeful showed up at the Staunton River High School debate.
James Fields says schools are crowded, and the school system is two and half million dollars in the red.
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((JAMES FIELDS/SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE: THE SCHOOL BOARD ACTS AS IT DOESN'T KNOW HOW OR WHY IT COULD HAVE HAPPENED. THIS IS IN SPITE OF THE FACT THAT THEY MUST APPROVE ALL EXPENDITURES AND THE BUDGET. THE COUNTY SUPERVISORS EXPRESSED SUPRISE AT THE NO EXCUSES ARE ACCEPTABLE. ))
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Candidates for Supervisor focused on ways to increase revenues.
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((ROGER CHEEK/BEDFORD COUNTY SUPERVISOR: WE NEED TO INCREASE INDUSTRY TO BEDFORD COUNTY. THAT WILL CREATE JOBS FOR OUR CITIZENS, AND REVENUE WILL HELP EASE THE TAX BURDEN PLACED ON BEDFORD COUNTY TAXPAYERS.))
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Cheek's challenger says Bedford county needs to pursue more businesses.
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((STEVEN WILKENSON/BEDFORD COUNTY SUPERVISOR CANDIDATE: THAT IS THE OPPORTUNITY TO GROW OUR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TO BALANCE OUT OUR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT. AND YOU'VE HEARD IT 3 TIMES TONIGHT, SO IT MUST BE TRUE.))
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There are two more debates scheduled before the November election.
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Fundraiser


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Most parents know fall is the season for school fundraisers.
And most say they'd rather take the merchandise to the office than have their children go door to door.
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Virginia code on fund raising and solicitation changed recently.
It prohibits elementary schools from conducting sales campaigns that require students to go door to door.
Franklin County's had these initiatives in place since 19-89.
But school P-T-As aren't the only organizations sending children knocking on doors.
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((STEVE WILBURN/BOY SCOUT DIRECTOR:WE'VE BEEN TALKING ABOUT WAYS TO MAKE SELLING OF OUR POPCORN A LITTLE SAFER. POPCORN IS ONE OF THE LARGEST BOY SCOUT TROOPS, CUB SCOUT PACKS IN OUR AREA AND WE DON'T WANT TO GIVE THAT UP, BUT WE DO WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT YOUNG PEOPLE ARE SAFE))
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The Blue Ridge Council of the Boy Scouts of America has a list of safety tips they send home with each scout while selling Trail's End Popcorn.
They include never going alone, have an adult with them, and never going into anyone's home.
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If you make calls from a pay phone, you may want to carry more than a quarter. We'll tell you why after this break. and then we'll tell you how the Duchess of York is dealing with the death of her close friend.
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((I KNEW THE MOST IMPORTANT THING TO DO IS TO GO FORWARD I KNOW DIANA WOULD WANT ME TO GO FORWARD.))
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Credit-Union


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The case of banks against credit unions- makes it to the Surpeme Court.
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The quesion is just who can join credit unions?
Lower courts ruled membership must be restricted to a narrow group- such as a single company employees.
But credit unions say workers from different companies can be banded together.
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((NORMAN D'AMOURS/NAT'L CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRION: THIS IS SIMPLY AN ATTEMPT BY THE BANKING INDUSTRY TO MUSCLE OUT A COMPETITOR.))
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The banks argue that tax exempt status already gives credit unions an unfair advantage.
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((MIKE MILLER/FIRST NAT'L BANK AND TRUST: I DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY THERE HAS TO BE A TAX FREE CHOICE OF BANKING. THERE'S NOT A TAX FREE CHOICE OF GROCERY STORES. THERE'S NOT A TAX FREE CHOICE OF GASOLINE COMPANIES AND THINGS LIKE THAT.))
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70-million Americans use credit unions.
If the high Court sides with the bankers, many credit union members might have to switch to traditional banks.
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Pay-phones


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Making a phone call from a pay phone could cast more starting tomorrow.
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After that, pay telephone owners can charge what ever they want for a local call, and limit how much time you get for your money.
Up till now, the State Corperation limited the cost of a pay phone call to 25 cents for unlimited time.
But last year, congress stripped the states of their authority to regulate pay phone prices.
Virginia fought back in court, and lost, so tomorrow the SCC will give up control of the phones.
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S-Score


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We'll check in on the baseball happening tonight, plus peruse the new AP top 10 high school football polls.
Also, some hockey news is coming up along with a profile of Terry Kirby.
But first tonight's Extra Point.
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Four years ago on this day, Michael Jordan shocked the sports world when he announced his retirement from the NBA saying there was nothing left for him to accomplish.
Jordan and the Bulls had just won their third world title.
He came back on March 19 of 1995 after a failed attempt at playing big league baseball.
More stuff right after this.
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Sports Tease


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Still to come on this Monday night, more UVA news as we check in with Cavaliers alum Terry Kirby
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and see how he's coping with life in the NFL as a part-time starter, and part-time back.
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S-Yanks


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The Cleveland Indians eliminated the defending world champion Yankees from the playoffs last night.
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In game Five of this divisional series last night the Yankees put Andy Pettitte on the mound.
But the Tribe hit him hard for the second game this series.
In the third, Manny Ramirez doubles to deep center with a bomb over Bernie Williams' head.
Omar Visquel and Marquis Grissom SUPER=35-New York/3/Cleveland/4/Indians Win

Series 3-2 ; scored on the play.
The Tribe went up four to nothing and they hang on to win it 4 to 3.
They next get the Orioles.
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S-Braves


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The National League championship series opens later tonight.
in Atlanta with the Braves hosting the Marlins.
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Yesterday both clubs got in some batting practice at Turner.
Chipper Jones skipped the workout because of a sore heel.
The Marlins will start Kevin Brown in game one, while the Braves will go with Greg Maddux.
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S-VHSL


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The new Associated Press Top 10 high school football rankings were released last night and
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nine different teams from the Friday Football Extra coverage area are in the poll.
But only one made the Triple-A top 10.
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(( The Fleming Colonels unofficially wrapped up the Western district last Friday by whipping Albemarle and completing a sweep of every team in the not so wild west. The Colonels carry the Group THree a banner for this state checking in behind Hampton at number two.
While Fleming stands alone, the surprising Carroll County Cavaliers have plenty of company in this week's Group Two A listing.
Brookville checks in at number five followed by Carroll, Alleghany, Heritage, Tunstall, and Jefferson Forest.
Stormin Norman Lineburg and the Radford Bobcats are back in the top 10.
They hold down the 10 spot in this week's single-a poll, while unbeaten Rural Retreat is number 7.))
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S-Express


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The Roanoke Express will hold an intrasquad scrimmage tomorrow night at 6:30 at the Roundhouse.
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Meanwhile, training camp continued today as head coach Frank Anzalone continues evaluating the 27 players in camp and getting his team ready to play its first exhibition game on Thursday.
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S-Kings


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WIPE TO ENG# !!!!
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later tonight the Carolina Hurricanes will again be after their first win as they return to the Greensboro Coliseum.
Yesterday their opponents for tonight, the L.A. Kings, worked out at the coliseum.
The Kings also have yet to win this year.
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S-UVa


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The Virginia Cavaliers travel to Death Valley this coming Saturday to battle the Clemson Tigers.
And to upset Clemson, the Cavs will
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another great effort from quarterback Aaron Brooks.
The much maligned junior had his best game of the season, completing 17 of 20 passes for 183 yards and a touchdown.
Plus, he ran in the eventual game winning tally.
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((GEORGE WELSH/UVA HEAD COACH:)) ((ANTHONY POINDEXTER/BROOKS' ROOMMATE:))
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S-Kirby


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The 49ers took control in the NFC west last Monday night with a win over the Panthers.
They plan to keep control this coming weekend against the Rams.
The Niners were off this past weekend but Steve Mason was not as he checks in tonight with an update on former UVa star Terry Kirby.
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((Terry Kirby has yet to strike gold with the 49ers. The former Virginia star is still a back up holding firmly to a positive attitude. ((:)) ((:))
In 1996; George Seifert's reasoning for keeping Kirby ready but relegated to the sideline was to learn the complicated west coast offense.
But before his second season; Niner ownership sent Kirby a message when Garrison Hearst was signed;. Hearst has earned the starting job. Against Carolina; he scored a touchdown and rushed for 141 yards. ((:))
Kirby is doing what he's supposed to; run the ball hard when called upon. Terry averaged over five yards a carry and scored a touchdown in the Panther game. He's even come to grips with the positives of not being the man. ((:))
Kirby and Hearst have helped the niners amass five rushing TD's and a 123 yard average through five games. Steve Mason News 7 sports.))
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S-Hornets


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The Charlotte Hornets and Muggsy Bogues have ended their preseason feud, at least sort of.
last night Muggsy agreed to the Hornets' demand that he have an MRI test down on his left knee before allowing him to practice.
Bogues went in for the test last night, but he also filed grievance against the club with the player's union.

Fergie


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Five weeks after Princess Diana's death- the Dutchess of York- steps back into the publilc light.
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((IT HAS TO BE SAID I WAS REALLY TERRIFIED TO REEMERGE HERE TODAY. ))
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Fergie says she wasn't sure she'd have the courage to continue with her work as Weight Watchers spokesman- but says she knows that Diana would've wanted her to carry on.
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((I SUPPOSE ONE OF THE MAIN THINGS DIANA'S DEATH IS THE FACT THAT I WANT TO CHERISH EVERY MOMENT. I LOVE MY CHILDREN, BE AG OOD MOTHER, WORK HARD BUT REALLY LIVE EVERY MOMENT BECAUSE I THINK LIFE IS SO PRECIOUS.))
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Diana and Fergie were friends before either married into the Royal family.
Both their marriages ended in divorce.
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Foale-Home ****VIDEO OF THE DAY


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After more than four months on the Russian space station Mir
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SUPER=75-Kennedy Space Center, FL;

astronaut Michael Foale is back on Earth.
He's being tested by doctors after his long stay in zero gravity.
Foale rode on the space shuttle Atlantis arriving in Florida, where his wife and children were waiting. His first meal on earth- cookies, pizza and veggie lasagna.
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