12:00-01

ANCHOR=Melanie

NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#98-8
GRAPHIC=None


Police say a man whose body was found in a Lynchburg creek last night may have died of exposure.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


A neighbor walking his dog discovered the body of 34- year- old Russell H. Stevens Junior near Pawnee Drive.
Police say Stevens had been dead for several days.
His death is NOT being investigated as a homicide.
An autopsy will be performed tomorrow.
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Jordan


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Clinton


One of President Clinton's closest friends and a key figure in the Monica Lewinsky investigation is being questioned at this hour by a Washington grand jury.
Vernon Jordan is expected to be questioned about his knowledge of the alleged relationship between the President and Lewinsky.
Jordan hasn't said much on the subject since his initial denial of allegations he told Lewinsky to lie
Byron Pitts joins us with the latest. ***take from NEWSPATH****
SUPER=01-Byron Pitts/Reporting;
SUPER=05-Washington, DC;
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SOT

11:30-UPDATE WIND0W
IN Q=Good Morning...
SUPER=10-Vernon Jordan/Clinton Advisor/January 22;
RUNS=1:30
OUT Q=cbs news Washington.
SUPER=05-Washington, DC;

(( "GOOD MORNING MR JORDAN. 'GOOD MORNING.' HOW ARE YOU FEELING ABOUT TESTIFYING?"
Vernon Jordan left his house and headed to his office with a police escort this morning. It's the first day of what's expected to be several days of testimony before a Federal Grand Jury. Expectations are Mr. Jordan will stick with the story he told reporters in January. That he helped White House Intern Monica Lewinsky out of the goodness of his heart.

SOT/JAN. 22, 1998, VERNON JORDAN, CLINTON ADVISOR (15:29:45)

'I WANT TO SAY TO YOU ABSOLUTELY, AND UNEQUIVAACBLY THAT MS. LEWINSKY TOLD ME IN NO UNCERTAIN TERMS THAT SHE DID NOT HAVE A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH THE PRESIDENT. ' 'AT NO TIME DID I EVERY SAY, SUGGEST OR INTIMATE TO HER THAT SHE SHOULD LLE
A Washington power broker and one of President Clinton's closet friend.. Vernon Jordan's testimony today could make or break that relationship. not to mention Kenneth Starr's investigation.
NATOST 09:23:48 '. MR. JORDAN ARE YOU GOING TO INVOKE THE 5TH AMENDMENT." Jordan's lawyer told reporters his client Quote's is feeling fine, cool he's done this before. Expectations are after he testifies before the grand jury, he'll make his first public statement in six weeks. Byron Pitts, CBS NEWS, Washington.))

DRINKING-LIMIT


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NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Drunk driving


President Clinton hopes to send a sobering message today about drinking and driving.
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VO-NAT


Aides say Mr. Clinton will propose a uniform nationwide blood alcohol limit for drivers.
The new limit would be point zero eight.
That's the current legal limit in Virginia, but 20 percent below the level enforced by a majority of states.
States that refuse to lower the legal limit would risk losing federal funds.
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E-Underage-Drinking


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-99
GRAPHIC=Alcohol Abuse


Underage drinking will not be tolerated in Blacksburg.
That's the message coming from local police.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Saturday;


Early Saturday morning-- nearly a dozen Tech students were arrested at a fraternity party on charges related to underage drinking.
Police had received a tip that a large party was planned at the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity-- which is NOT recognized by the school.
Blacksburg police are pleased with the overall operation.
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3:50:26
SOT
IN Q=We'd

((LT. BRUCE BRADBERY/BLACKSBURG POLICE DEPT.:WE'D HAD A FEW DAYS TO PLAN, IT'S BEEN SOMETHING THAT'S BEEN IN THE WORKS, FOR A WHILE AND IT'S GOING TO STAY IN THE WORKS, IT'S SOMETHING THAT'S GOING TO BE CONTINUED. ))
SUPER=01-Lt. Bruce Bradbery/Blacksburg Police Dept.; :00
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=to be continued.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Friday;


The undercover investigation also targeted store clerks.
A teenager was sent into seven convenience stores around town to buy beer.
Blacksburg police ended up charging five of the seven clerks with selling alcohol to a minor.
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IRAQ


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Iraq Conflict


The U-N Security Council has approved Secretary General Kofi Annan's plan to open Iraq's palaces to weapons inspectors.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York, NY/Last Night;


The U-N resolution includes the tough language pushed for by the U-S, warning of severe consequences if Iraq breaks the accord.
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SOT
IN Q=

(( KOFI ANNAN, U.N. SECRETARY GENERAL: "IT IS NOW IN THE HANDS OF THE IRAQIS. IT'S UP TO THEM TO COMPLY WITH THEM WITH...SIGNED ON PAPER" ))
SUPER=01-Kofi Annan/U.N. Secretary General;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=SIGNED ON PAPER.
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VO-NAT


Many council members say the warning doesn't mean the U-S can attack.
But U-S Ambassador Bill Richardson disagrees, saying it leaves the door open for a military response.
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GATES


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NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=None


Microsoft chairman Bill Gates is on Capitol Hill today defending his company's business practices.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill;


He's squaring off with critics at a Senate hearing who say Microsoft is in a monopoly position.
In testimony this morning, Gates warned against government regulation of the computer industry.
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SOT

11:10:56-
IN Q=

((BILL GATES/MICROSOFT:THE BEAUTY OF THE INTERNET IS ITS OPENESS, IT CANNOT BE COMMITTED...ITS OPPORTUNITIES.))
SUPER=01-Bill Gates/Microsoft CEO;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=its opportunities.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The Justice Department charges that Microsoft leveraged its dominace in Windows 95 operating system software to gain business in the Internet browser field.
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E-Concealed-Weapons


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#98-6
GRAPHIC=Session 98


The number of Virginians who can carry a concealed gun has risen almost nine times...from about nine thousand to 78-thousand in the past few years.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


But with that law reform came a new ban on carrying guns into restaurants.
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Yesterday the effort of Botetourt Senator Bo Trumbo to kill the so-called "saloon amendment" died in a House committee.
The manager of Richmond restaurant- Daryll's- backed the bill.
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SOT 05:10:58
IN Q=As far as

((RICH ENDRICH/BILL SUPPORTER: AS FAR AS THEM COMING INTO MY RESTAURANT, I WOULD NOT HAVE A PROBLEM WITH THEM COMING IN SIMPLY BECAUSE I KNOW THAT THEY'RE GOOD PEOPLE. WE'VE ENTRUSTED THEM TO CARRY A CONCEALED WEAPON AROUND IN PUBLIC.))
SUPER=01-Rich Endrich/Bill Supporter;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=in public.
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VO-NAT


But an opponent says he was at a Darryl's restaurant last month-- and saw a verbal confrontation at the bar.
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SOT TAPE TWO 05:40:11
IN Q=And there

((RUDY LANGFORD/BILL OPPONENT: AND THERE WAS A LOUD DISCUSSION THAT STARTED. AND THERE WAS ALMOST CONFRONTATION. WE WALKED OUTSIDE. AND THE TWO GENTLEMAN WALKED OUT ABOUT TWO TO THREE MINUTES LATER. ONE WAS CARRYING A WEAPON.))
SOT TAPE TWO 05:40:38

((AND IT DISTURBED ME NEVER TO GO TO DARRYL'S AGAIN. AND I'M NOT GOING TO DARRYL'S AGAIN.))
SUPER=01-Rudy Langford/Bill Opponent;
RUNS=:23
OUT Q=Darryl's again.
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VO-NAT


The bill died on a 15-to-7 vote.

(-----0-----------)E-Chicken-Waste



ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#98-1
GRAPHIC=Session 98


The subject of getting rid of the left overs from Virginia's biggest farm commodity made its way into the General Assembly.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


A bill that would allow the state to regulate the disposal of chicken and turkey waste was put off for a year of study.
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SOT 12:25:55
IN Q=There hasn't

((WILMER STONEMAN/VA. FARM BUREAU: THERE HASN'T EVEN BEEN A VERIFIED OCCURRENCE OF PFIESTERIA HERE IN VIRGINIA. SO WE'RE GONNA HAVE A KNEE-JERK REACTION TO A PROBLEM WE DON'T HAVE? AND THAT'S A REAL PROBLEM.))
sot 01:21:10

((DEL. TAYLOE MURPHY/D-WESTMORELAND CO.: WE HAVE HAD THIS COMMITMENT SINCE 1987 TO REDUCE NUTRIENTS IN THE BAY BY 40-PERCENT BY THE YEAR 2000 OVER THE 1985 LEVELS. AND I THINK THAT OUR FAILURE TO REGULATE THE POULTRY INDUSTRY IS A SETBACK TO THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THAT GOAL.))
SUPER=01-Wilmer Stoneman/Va. Farm Bureau; :00
SUPER=01-Del. Tayloe Murphy/(D) Westmoreland Co.; :16
RUNS=:32
OUT Q=of that goal.
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VO-NAT


Poultry waste from as far away as the Shenandoah Valley is believed to flow into the waters of the Chesapeake Bay.

(----0------------)S-Putney



ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#98-7
GRAPHIC=None


Retirement hasn't stopped the House of Delegates' longest-serving member from coming to work.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Yesterday, Lacey Putney defended his moral character -- after the Senate voted Friday to change the practice of "double dipping."
Putney says he didn't know that only state lawmakers were allowed to keep their jobs AND collect retirement pensions at the same time.
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SOT lonnie 12:24:26
IN Q=I can

((DEL. LACEY PUTNEY/I-BEDFORD: I CAN ASSURE YOU THAT I'VE NEVER TAKEN MY RESPONSIBILITIES LIGHTLY IN THIS REGARD. NOR HAVE I EVER KNOWINGLY ABUSED ANY PRIVILEGE THAT COMES WITH THIS OFFICE.))
SUPER=@Putney;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=this office.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None


Putney says he supports getting rid of the "double dipping" now that he

understands it.S-Sleep-Apnea


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=mfe
TAPE#=98-3
GRAPHIC=None


Sleeping can be an obstacle for some people.
Many people wake up gasping for air more than 100 times a night.
(------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


That's what happens to people who suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
It's a condition in which a person's air passage closes while they sleep.
Their brains must then wake them up to get the body to breathe.
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SOT 02:33:05
IN Q=In sleep

((DR. DONALD ZEDALIS/SLEEP DISORDERS CENTER OF SOUTHWEST VA.:IN SLEEP APNEA, IF AN INDIVIDUAL'S THROAT CLOSES DURING THE NIGHT, THEIR OXYGEN LEVEL COULD DROP SIGNIFICANTLY. THAT INCREASES THE RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPLICATIONS, SUCH AS HEART ATTACKS AND STROKES.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Donald Zedalis/Sleep Disorders Center;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=and strokes.
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VO NAT
SUPER=03-Riner


Second- grader James Long was diagnosed with sleep apnea when he was just five years old.
His mother had been putting away some laundry when she noticed he wasn't breathing.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16:38:05
IN Q=Listening to

((TRACY LONG/MOTHER: HE WAS JUST GASPING WHEN HE WOULD TRY TO GET HIS BREATHING TO GO BACK, YOU KNOW, HE WOULD JUST ACTUALLY GASP FOR THAT AIR.))
SUPER=01-Tracy Long/Mother
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=that air.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None


Though it's rare in children, doctors believe that as many as one in ten of all American men have Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
While the condition is treatable, diagnosis can prove difficult, since the

symptoms are so subtle. E-Gaining-Weight


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=djo
TAPE#=98-12
GRAPHIC=None


While there are those who make resolutions at the first of each year to drop a few holiday pounds, there are also those who put just as much effort into gaining weight.
David Johnson has more.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=While there are
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=07-Jerome Hamm; :05
SUPER=07-Michael Porter; :15
SUPER=07-Amy Paderick; :20
SUPER=01-John Ware/Roanoke Athletic Club; :39
SUPER=@David1; :50
SUPER=01-Suzin Lichtenstein/New Fitness; 1:25
RUNS=1:51
OUT Q=News 7

((While there are not as many, there are some who crave gaining weight.
SOT=04:03:12/04:21:07/04:24:02

((JEROME HAMM/WANTS TO GAIN WEIGHT; WELL, IT LOOKS BETTER ON A PERSON MY FRAME. I COULD USE A FEW EXTRAA POUNDS HERE BECAUSE DURING THE SUMMER, I PLAY SO MUCH TENNIS, I TEND TO LOSE TEN POUNDS EASILY.)) ((MICHAEL PORTER/WANTS TO GAIN WEIGHT; I WANT TO BUILD MUSCLE. TO BUILD MUSCLE YOU GAIN WEIGHT.)) ((AMY PADERICK/WANTS TO GAIN WEIGHT; I REALLY WANT TO PUT ON A LOT OF MUSCLE. I'D RATHER WEIGH 120 POUNDS AND HAVE A NICE HARD FIGURE THAN 110 POUNDS AND STILL HAVE A HIGH PERCENTAGE OF BODY FAT.)) RUNS:24 Experts say there's an exact science to losing weight and the same rules apply when picking up a few pounds.
SOT=03:44:03

((JOHN WARE/ROANOKE ATHLETIC CLUB; IF THEY DO IT PROPERLY THEN THE BODY WILL ADAPT. IF THEY DO IT IMPROPERLY THEN THE BODY JUST RESPONDS. SO IF YOU'RE LOOKING TO MAKE THE BODY CHANGE THE WAY IT LOOKS OR ACTS, YOU HAVE TO STRESS IT APPROPRIATELY.)) RUNS:11 So what is the right way? The first thing is to begin behaving nutritionally. A person has to know how many calories the body needs and what percentage of nutrients are required on a daily basis.
SOT=04:24:30/03:44:41/04:26:43

((I EAT THREE MEALS A DAY. GOOD HEALTHY MEALS, CHICKEN, VEGETABLES. BUT ALSO AFTER I WORK OUT AND BEFORE I WORK OUT, I GET A PROTEIN SHAKE OR I EAT A PROTEIN BAR.)) ((IF YOUR OBJECTIVE IS TO PUT WEIGHT ON, THEN YOU NEED TO PUT YOUR BODY IN WHAT THEY CALL A POSITIVE NITROGEN BALANCE. THAT MEANS YOU HAVE TO HAVE THE APPROPRIATE AMOUNT OF PROTEIN, WHICH IS NOT HARD TO DO.)) ((SUZIN LICHTENSTEIN/NEW FITNESS; CARDIOVASCULAR EXERCISE IS JUST AS IMPORTANT FOR THE HEART. EVEN IF YOU'RE JUST TRYING TO GAIN MUSCLE. YOU STILL NEED TO MAKE IT LEAN MUSCLE.)) RUNS:30 So the process to gaining weight is no more a one-size-fits-all plan than is losing weight. But the advantages of gaining muscle far outweight the alternatives, including retarding the loss of lean body mass at a rate of about one half pounds a year, which makes a person weaker.

David Johnson, News 7.))E-Training-Center


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#98-5
GRAPHIC=Education


Lynchburg workers are getting a chance to improve their skills and employers are saving money, thanks to a new training center.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


The Advanced Manufacturing Technology Education Center will start classes in two weeks.
It will offer training on some of the latest state-of the art metal crafting machinery.
AM- TEC director Bob Bailey says some companies have been hesitant to invest in this kind of new technology.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 5:34:01
IN Q=And it turns

((BOB BAILEY/AMTEC DIRECTOR: AND IT TURNS OUT THE THING THAT STOPS THEM FROM DOING IT IS KEEPING THEIR EMPLOYEES UP TO DATE ON IT. WHEN THAT KEEPS YOU FROM INVESTING IN THINGS THAT KEEP YOU MORE COMPETITIVE, THAT CAN START A DOWNWARD SPIRAL AND THAT'S NOT HEALTHY FOR ANYBODY.))
SUPER=01-Bob Bailey/AMTEC Director; :00
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=healthy for anybody.
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VO-NAT


Students will be existing workers who want to improve their skills, and area students looking for their first job.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 6:05:24
IN Q=Depending on

((BRIAN SMITH/FACILITIES MANAGER: DEPENDING ON IF THEY WANT TO BETTER THEMSELVES OR BE MORE VERSATILE, THEY CAN JUST KEEP COMING BACK HERE AND LEARNING MORE CONTROLS AND MORE PROGRAM TECHNIQUES.))
SUPER=01-Brian Smith/Facilities Manager; :00
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=more program techniques.
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VO-NAT


A 400-thousand dollar state grant helped get the center started.
It hopes to become self-supporting within two years.
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Ladies


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=net (edit of BB98-1)
GRAPHIC=A-10


The Lady Hokies will make their third appearance in the N-C-A-A tournament after downing U-Mass in overtime.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Amherst, MA/ESPN; :00


Tech's Amy Wetzel goes coast to coast for the hoop and the foul.
Michelle Houseright tossed in a team high 17 points.
The game would go into overtime tied 58. Tech took the lead for good with
about 2 minutes to go on SUPER=33-Virginia Tech/66/Univ. of Massachusetts/64;

Katie O'connor's leaner in the lane.
Then; Lisa Witherspoon finds Williams again; two of her 15 as tech wins 66-64.

(-------------)Tech



ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=sma
TAPE#TB98-1
GRAPHIC=Tech hoops


The Tech men open the A-10 tourney tomorrow at 2pm against 23rd ranked U-Mass.
The Hokies are well aware that it's do or die when it comes to the N-C-A-A's big dance.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="Our

((BOBBY HUSSEY/VIRGINIA TECH HEAD COACH: OUR WHOLE SEASON IS RIGHT NOW 40 MINUTES. WE HAVE ONE 40 MINUTE GAME TO PLAY AGAINST U-MASS ON WEDNESDAY AND IF WE WIN THAT SEASON THEN WE'LL HAVE ANOTHER 40 MINUTE SEASON SO THAT'S WHERE WE ARE.))
SUPER=01-Bobby Hussey/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=.....so that's where we are"

(-------------)ACC



ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=VB98-1
GRAPHIC=ACC


The 19-98 Associated press All-Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball teams have been selected.
U-N-C's Antwan jamison and Vince Carter made the first team; as did Duke's Trajon Langdon and Roshon McLeod.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


U-V-a's Norman Nolan made the second team. He averaged over 20 points a game for the Cavaliers.
Roanoke's own Curtis Staples makes the third team. Curtis broke the N-C-A-A record for 3 pointers in a career this past weekend against Florida State.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:49:30
IN Q=Collectively as a team

((CURTIS STAPLES/3RD TEAM ALL ACC SELECTION: COLLECTIVELY AS A TEAM THIS YEAR WE HAVE STRUGGLED A LOT BUT YOU KNOW I'VE DONE PRETTY GOOD INDIVIDUALLY AND I'M ALSO CONCERNED WITH THE TEAM, BUT AT THE SAME TIME, I AM HAPPY AND I'M EXCITED ABOUT WHAT I DID.))
SUPER=01-Curtis Staples/3rd Team All-ACC Selection; :00
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=I am excited about what I did

(-------------)Vegas



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NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-17
GRAPHIC=Vegas


Race winner Mark Martin and his fellow Ford friends captured 9 of the top 10 spots in the inaugural Las Vegas 400. There is a price to pay.
(----------------)
VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=04-NASCAR; :00


Because of the Ford domination; NASCAR has reduced the rear spoiler height on the Ford Tauruses by a quarter of an inch; taking it to 4 and three-quarters in hopes of slowing them down.
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WIPE TO PINNACLE
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Now here's the points race after 3 of 33 races. Rusty Wallace is your points leader with 505.
nhardt is in second and Rusty;s teammate; Jeremey Mayfield is in third.
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Gordon is in sixth and Mark Martin's win bolsters him to 7th in the points (----------------) standings.