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News-head

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Coming up next on News 7 at 11...
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Funeral services for a Pulaski County football player will be held tomorrow.
Workers discover huge bombs buried in a railyard.
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ANCHOR=Eric
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And scientists say the headless clones are coming...
News 7 at 11 is next.

Pulaski-Death


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-76
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Pulaski County residents and the entire high school athletic community are mourning the death of one of their own.
Chief medical examiner, Dr. David Oxley, has ruled out a heart attack or spinal trauma in the death of 16-year-old Danny Lee Cook.
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Cook collapsed after a routine play in Friday night's game against William Fleming.
He was pronounced dead at a near-by hospital.
A review of the game tapes by police and Roanoke Commonwealth's Attorney did NOT find anything unusual.
Funeral services are scheduled for Monday afternoon at 4 at Dublin United Methodist Church.
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California-Bombs


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Bombing


Workers in a California railyard made an unexpected find yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roseville, CA;


They found 8 vietnam-era bombs intact, each weighing 250 pounds.
The yard is near the site where a train-load of bombs exploded 24 years ago.
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((JIM COOPER/SACRAMENTO, CA; ALL 8 BOMBS WERE FOUND TOGETHER. THEY WERE NOT IN SEPARATE POSITIONS. THEY WERE DIGGING THE RAILROAD TRACK, DIGGING UP NEW TRACK TO REPLACE OLD TRACK, AS THEY WERE DIGGING THE TRENCHES THEY LOCATED 8 BOMBS ALL IN A CLUSTER. ))
SUPER=01-Jim Cooper/Sacramento Sheriff's Dept.;
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OUT Q=in a cluster
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VO-NAT


A military bomb squad detonated the bombs on the site this morning, saying they were too dangerous to move.
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Ship-Wreck


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=NET
GRAPHIC=none


It was supposed to be a routine rescue of a disabled yacht, but then something went wrong.
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The tanker that was coming to save the yacht, smashed into it instead--breaking the yacht apart and sending it sinking into the ocean.
Crew members on board the yacht frantically tried to flee the crumbling vessle as it quickly went underwater.
One crewman was able to jump free but the other two were sucked under.
Remarkably they all bobbed up again and were rescued.
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581-Interchange


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#=97-66
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


Work on a new interchange on Interstate 581 may get underway by year's end.
And, now it looks as if a pedestrian and bicycle lane across the highway WILL be included.
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The new interchange will be built near Valley View Mall to improve the flow of traffic around the shopping area.
It should be completed by the holiday shopping season of 1998.
Roanoke City Council will approve a construction bid this week, and City Manager Bob Herbert is recommending the low bid that INCLUDES construction of the bike path and walkway.
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ANCHOR=Eric
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The path will add about 500- thousand dollars to the cost of the interchange.
But it will also advance plans for a new greenway along Lick Run, that will connect downtown Roanoke with Valley View Mall.

Beyer-Paper


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=Don Beyer


The state's newspapers are starting to name their picks for public office begining with the Newsport News Daily Press which endorsed Don Beyer.
It's the first big paper to express a preference this year.
The paper says it is supporting Beyer because of his stands on abortion, taxes and education, among other issues.
Republican Jim Gilmore says he's disappointed but feels the people support him.


Ali-auction


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


Pieces of Muhammad Ali's career brought in a big purse today.
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A collector auctioned off his collection of Ali memorabilia... everything from the robe the champ wore before the Foreman fight in Zaire, to a letter he wrote to the draft board... the letter brought 63-thousand dollars.
Ali reportedly wasn't too thrilled to hear about the auction, saying many of the items were stolen from him over the years.
But he added, if people want to buy my stuff, that means they love me.
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When the newscast continues we'll tell you about some people who took to the streets in a show of support for people living with AIDS.
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They were strutting their stuff to raise awareness for the disease and to bag a few bucks to help in the fight against it.
We'll have that story in a moment along with sports and weather when the newscast continues.
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Bryant


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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The Virginia Education Association threw its support behind Lynchburg delegate Preston Bryant.
This comes after he's been battered by his opponent concerning education.
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Bryant says the endorsement refutes Democrat Jimmy Feinman's claims that Bryant has been an enemy of public education.
Bryant calls those accusations "vicious and inflammatory".
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((DEL. PRESTON BRYANT/R- LYNCHBURG: I TRULY BELIEVE THAT WE HAVE SOME PRETTY SHARP VOTERS HERE IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA, AND THE MORE OUTRAGEOUS AND OUTLANDISH STATEMENTS THAT ARE MADE LIKE THE ONES THAT ARE IN THESE MAILINGS, WHERE I WANT TO SHUT DOWN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS, THAT'S SO OUTRAGEOUS AND OUTLANDISH THAT NOBODY'S GOING TO BELIEVE THAT.))
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The V-E-A gave Bryant a 90 percent approval rating for his work in the 1997 General Assembly.
Bryant is one of just 21 Republicans to receive a V-E-A endorsement this year.
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Social-Services


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=THa
TAPE#=97-74
GRAPHIC=Domestic Violence


About three to four million women are battered every year by their boyfriend or husband.
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That's just one of the statistics shared at a seminar this week in Wytheville.
The meeting was attended by local authorities as well as domestic violence advocates and members of the community.
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The panel also included a former victim of domestic violence-- whose girlfriend was murdered by her husband, earlier this year, in Hillsville.
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((AMY CRESSELL/FORMER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIM:IT'S NOT RIGHT, PEOPLE ACCEPT IT A LOT OF TIMES IN SOCIETY AS BEING NORMAL, BUT IT'S NOT NORMAL JUST BECAUSE HE DOESN'T BLACK YOUR EYE OR HE DOESN'T DO ANYTHING TERRIBLY, TERRIBLY VIOLENT THAT DOESN'T MEAN IT'S NOT ABUSIVE, IF HE JUST CALLS YOU TERRIBLE NAMES WHEN HE COMES HOME FROM WORK THAT'S STILL ABUSE. ))
SUPER=01-Amy Cressell/Former Domestic Violence Victim; :00
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OUT Q=still abuse.
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VO-NAT


The seminar, which was free of charge, was organized by the Wythe and Smyth County Domestic Violence Task Forces.
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Parenting


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=NET
GRAPHIC=Parenting


The Gerber baby food company is trying to put an end to a rumor that it's giving away 500 dollar savings bonds.
Herb Weisbaum has the story in this week's edition of Parenting.
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((I WASN T TRYING TO HARM ANYONE. I THOUGHT IT WAS A GOOD DEAL, SO IF YOU CAN SHARE IN SOMETHING GOOD, WHY NOT TELL YOUR CO-WORKERS AND FRIENDS?
I CALLED FAMILY MEMBERS WHO HAD CHILDREN. I CALLED FRIENDS, NEIGHBORS WHO HAD CHILDREN.
ACTUALLY I TOLD MY FRIEND WHO S A DAYCARE PROVIDER AND SHE TOLD ALL OF HER FRIENDS AND ALL OF HER PARENTS WHO COME INTO HER DAYCARE.
These women come all thought they were doing something good...
...sharing the news of a five hundred dollar windfall for parents of young children.
BECAUSE IT SOUNDED SO GOOD IT JUST SNOWBALLED.
GERBER AISLE/documents The money supposedly was being handed out by the Gerber Baby food company as part of a legal settlement. Any parent with a child under the age of 12, the notices say, can claim the savings bond by sending a copy of the child s Social Security Card and birth certificate to a post office box in Minneapolis.
STANDUP: IT SOUNDS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE. AND IN FACT, IT IS! THERE WAS NO GERBER LAWSUIT. THERE WAS NO GERBER SETTLEMENT. THERE IS NO FREE SAVINGS BOND. SO WHAT S GOING ON HERE? APPARENTLY, GERBER S NAME GOT CONNECTED TO A MINNEAPOLIS POST OFFICE BOX USED TO PROCESS CLAIMS IN AN INFANT FORMULA CASE. A REFUND OFFER THAT S LONG SINCE EXPIRED.
PRODUCT/FAXES Gerber had nothing to do with THAT lawsuit. But word of the bogus Gerber offer keeps getting passed around.
In San Diego, Jamie Menne found the message on the internet.
AND IF YOU HAD A KID BETWEEN 1985 AND 1997 UNDER THE AGE OF 12 YOU CAN GET A 500 DOLLAR SAVINGS BOND.
SUPER: Video from: GERBER Gerber says once the rumor took off, it s phone lines lit up. The company has handled more than 50-THOUSAND calls!
Gerber is trying to fight back, putting out the word that the offer is a hoax.
But the letters keep pouring in to that Minneapolis post office box.
THIS PAST 2 OR 3 MONTHS WE ARE AVERAGING TWO THOUSAND PIECES OF MAIL A DAY. SUPER: David Austrum/US Postal Inspector THIS IS JUST CRAZY. IT S WILDFIRE.
MORE LETTERS It s impossible to know when this will end. Rumors like this can circulate for years! But some of those who have been fooled once say they won t make the same mistake again.
NEXT TIME, BEFORE I SEND IT TO ANYBODY, IT WILL STOP AT MY DESK AND MY COMPUTER AND I WILL LOOK INTO IT.
HERB TAG: GOOD ADVICE. ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU RE BEING TOLD TO SEND IN PERSONAL INFORMATION LIKE A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER... SOMETHING THAT COULD BE USED BY A CON ARTIST TO RIP YOU OFF. WE HAVE NO INDICATION THAT S HAPPENING HERE... BUT YOU CAN NEVER BE TOO CAREFUL. LUCKILY IN THIS CASE, THE POSTAL SERVICE IS RETURNING ALL THE MAIL SENT TO THAT MINNEAPOLIS PO BOX. HERB WEISBAUM, CBS NEWS, SEATTLE.))


Tylenol-Labels


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=NET
GRAPHIC=Medical News


Taking your medicine may not be the best thing for some people--especially children.
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SUPER=@File;


Makers Tylenol will tell parents for the first time through labels and advertising that too much of the medicine can harm their children.
Relatively small overdoses of acetaminophen (UH-SET-UH-MEN-O-FEN), Tylenol's active ingredient, have been blamed for liver damage and even deaths in children in the United States.
The F-D-A wants manufacturers to explain correct dosages for children under 2 years old, instead of using the current labels that simply tell parents to consult their doctors.
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When News 7 continues we'll tell you about the next step in cloning. This time it was an amphibian next time humans?
It's possible according to some scientists.
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Also, some people were learning how to make sure their living healthier in their homes.
They got the information at a local fair along with other health tips.
We'll have that story for you in a few minutes, right after this.
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Headless-clones


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


It sounds almost like a halloween story... British scientists say they've successfully cloned a frog embryo without a head... and they say it will work with humans.
The scientists say they should be able to clone a headless human body and use the organs for transplants.
A cloning ethics expert says he believes it will happen within ten years.
Dr. Patrick Dixon says headless human cloning could happen in countries with no laws governing the issue, because the demand is there, and the technology is almost there.

Health-Fair


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-75
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You may never have thought about having your home inspected but it could be as important as a doctor's visit when it comes to keeping your family healthy.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Home inspections check for more than structural weaknesses in the house.
Inspectors often look for health hazards such as poisonous gases and materials.
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((ROBERT BOWER/HOME INSPECTOR: IT'S SORT OF LIKE WHAT WE CALL A SICK HOME SYNDROME. OUR HOUSES ARE SO CLOSE, SO WELL INSULATED, SO TIGHT. THIS IS FOR EFFICIENCY IN HEATING AND COOLING THAT AIR IS TRAPPED IN THE HOUSE. IF RADON WHICH IS A NATURALLY DECAYING OCCURRENCE FROM THE SUBSOIL COMES INTO THE HOUSE IT COULD BE EQUIVALENT TO SMOKING TWO PACKS OF CIGARETTES A DAY.))
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Bower says home inspectors look for problems while home assessors just place a value on the house.
He says every home should be inspected before it's purchased.
Bower was among the many vendors at the second annual Salem Family Health Awareness Day.
Free health screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol, even chiropractic screenings were available.
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Aids-walk


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


Thousands of people hit the pavement to support AIDS patients today.
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VO-NAT 20:07:58
SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA;


30-thousand people came out in Philadelphia for the 11th annual AIDS walk.
The charity walk raises money for AIDS education programs.
It also supports hot meals and free legal services for AIDS patients.
The event is expected to raise about 1-point-five million dollars.
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S-NBA


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11PM
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s7-15
GRAPHIC=NBA Logo


After an 8 year absence the N-B-A rolled into the Star City tonight as the Timberwolves beat the Hornets 106 to 102.
Mike Stevens has more on the preseason Game from the Roanoke Civic Center.
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SUPER=01-Flip Saunders/Timberwolves Head Coach; 1:38
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That's it for sports. Have a great day everybody.

S-Skins


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#RS97-1
GRAPHIC=Skins/Oilers


Before yesterday the Tennessee Oilers had not recorded an interception but they picked off 3 Gus Frerotte passes yesterday and beat the Washington Redskins 28 to 14.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Memphis, TN/FOX SPORTS; :


Before the Redskins knew it they were down by two touchdowns in the first half this Rodney Thomas three yard run for a touchdown made it 21 to nothing in the third.
But Gus Frerotte and Henry Ellard started a comeback in the third quarter. On this play he hooks up with Ellard on this 13 yard touchdown pass to make it 21 to 7.
Then less than five minutes later the two hook up again. This time its a 10 yard pass to Ellard and the Redskins were back in the game in the third quarter.
But The Oilers remained with their SUPER=30-Tennessee/28/Washington/14/;

ground game caping a 10 play 80 yard drive when Eddie George scored his second T-D of the game and Tennessee beats Washington 28 to 14.
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The N-B-A returned to the Valley last night. More on that later on Mornin'.

S-Cowboys


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB97-1
GRAPHIC=Cowboys/Jags


Dallas rebounded from Monday night's loss to the Redskins by beating Jacksonville 26 to 22.
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SUPER=03-Irving, TX/NBC SPORTS; :


The Jaguars fell behind in the second quarter by 3.
Then early in the third quarter Troy Aikman tosses the 3 yard touchdown pass to Stephen williams and the Cowboys upped that lead to 19 to 7.
But the Jaguars slowly clawed their way back into the game when Mark Brunell hit Derek Brown on the 2 yard touchdown the 2 point conversion made it 22 to 19.
Then the Cowboys called on Hershel SUPER=30-Dallas/26/Jacksonville/22/;

Walker playing in place of the Moose. He catches this Aikman pass and he races into the end zone from 64 yards out and the Cowboys win it 26 to 22.
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S-Panthers


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#CP97-1
GRAPHIC=Panthers/Saints


Before today, The New Orleans Saints had a streak of 217 games without being shutout. But that ended when Carolina beat the Saints 13 to nothing.
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SUPER=03-New Orleans, LA/FOX SPORTS; :


Danny Wuerffel making his first start in the N-F-L.
Carolina's Kerry Collins returned to the lineup today and he hits Anthony Johnson on this 15 yard touchdown play giving the Panthers a 10 to nothing lead in the first quarter.
The Panthers interceped a Wuerffel pass in the second and then the defense
SUPER=30-Carolina/13/New Orleans/0/;welcomed him to the N-F-L with this hit

that turned his helmet completley around on his head. And Carolina goes on to win it 13 to nothing.
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S-NFL


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB97-3
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-East Rutherford, NJ/NBC SPORTS; :


Bill Parcels used a back up quarterback today against his old team the New england Patriots.
And Glen Foley guided the Jets on three scoring drives in a 24 to 19 win over the Patriots.
For all the scores lets check the boards.
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Sports Tease


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And coming up, Rain postponed the Taco Bell 300, The richest Late Model Stock car race on the tour David Duvall had never won a P-G-A event until last week and he's also believed to be the first player to win a playoff in consecutive weeks.
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And the Marlins and Indians squared off in Pro Player Stadium for the second game of the World Series.
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S-Series


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-16
GRAPHIC=Marlins/Indians


Florida opened game two of the World Series at Pro Player Stadium a game up on the Indians.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Miami, FL/NBC SPORTS; :


But just like two nights ago, The Indians got on the board first. Dave Just rips this line drive to right centerfield scoring Omar Vizquel from third to make it 1 to nothing Cleveland.
Florida came right back in its half of the inning. Jeff Conine with a shot to the opposite field that scores a runner from second and the game was tied 1 to 1.
But the Indians scored 3 in the fifth. Bip Roberts accounts for two of
SUPER=35-Cleveland/6/Florida/1/;those runs with this high chopper up the

middle to make it 4 to 1 and Cleveland wins it 6 to 1 to even the series.
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S-Race


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#R-37
GRAPHIC=Martinsville


Race Fans will have to wait for the richest Late Model Stock Car race at the Martinsville Speedway.
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SUPER=03-Martinsville; :


The Taco Bell 300 was scheduled to be run today but track officials at the Speedway decided to postpone the event and bring all the cars back next Saturday for the race.
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((STEVE SHEPHERD/PUBLIC RELATIONS: ))
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Over 110 cars are scheduled to qualify for the 42 car field. And the drivers will not be able to touch the cars until next Saturday.
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S-PGA


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-17
GRAPHIC=PGA Logo


David Duvall has hit a hot streak on the P-G-A tour. He won his first tour event last week in a playoff and he repeated that feat today.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Lake Buena Vista, FL/ESPN; :


He closed with a 2 under par 70 to finish regulation at 270 18 under par. But he knocked in this par putt on the first playoff hole to beat Dan Forsman.
He earned 270-thousand dollars to become the 13-th golfer to go over one million dollars in earnings.
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Road-Report


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=Road Report
GRAPHIC=Road Report


Commuting to work can be a little tougher these days with falling temperatures and some early morning fog, not to mention road construction.
But, this week's edition of Road Report can help you avoid delays on your ride in to work tomorrow.
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((No major changes or construction going on along the roadways this week. But, there are a some lane closings and detours to report.
V-D-O-T says work will begin in about 30 minutes under bridges along Interstate 581 and that the southbound lanes of 581 will be closed to traffic from I-81 to Exit 2 the Peters Creek Road exit.
The shut down will last until 5 a-m and will be in effect Tuesday morning during the same hours. pre-pro
Drainage work continues along Route 122 in Moneta but VDOT says a new detour will soon be in place.
And, finally there are a lot of construction projects continuing along the roadways and while they may slow you down, VDOT's Laura Bullock has this reminder.
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((LAURA BULLOCK/VDOT: IT DOES CAUSE SOME DELAYS AND PEOPLE HAVE BEEN PATIENT AND THEY'VE BEEN OBEYING THE POSTED SPEED LIMIT WHICH IS VERY IMPORTANT TO US. AND HOPEFULLY THEY'LL KNOW A CONVICTION FOR SPEEDING THROUGH A WORK ZONE IN VIRGINIA CAN RESULT IN A FINE OF UP TO 250 DOLLARS. SO IT CAN GET YOU IN YOUR POCKETBOOK IF YOU'RE NOT CAREFUL ABOUT GOING THROUGH OUR HIGHWAYS WORK ZONES.))
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That's it for this edition of Road Report. Have a smooth, safe drive in to work this week!))

Video


ANCHOR=Eric
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TAPE#=NET
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edit of 15:20:21
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A Romanian television reporter was just doing his job--
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reporting on a auto demonstration when a stunt car came racing toward him, on fire and out-of-control, knocking him and several others to the ground.
The car was supposed to climb a platform and burst into flames when hitting the ground. But the driver missed the platform and lost control of the car.
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ANCHOR=Eric
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Luckily no one was seriously injured and no one was hospitalized.