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Coming up on News 7-
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Rocky Mount wants part of Franklin County. What to do when talks aren't going anywhere? We'll have a story.
Indonesia's President has announced he's stepping down.
Plus a huge fire at a Florida Apartment complex.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


And Mike is live at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
News 7 is next.

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[ANCHOR=Roy]
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For the second year in a row Jeff Gordon will start on the pole for the Coca Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Mike Stevens has more.
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[OUT Q.....LAST NAME."] THAT'S IT FOR SPORTS HAVE A GREAT DAY EVERYBODY


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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Good Evening.
A final farewell to Frank Sinatra-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Beverly Hills, CA;]


A heart in the sky overlooked the funeral services in Beverly Hills where Sinatra's family and friends came out.
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;]


Rocky Mount wants part of Franklin County- We'll have the latest on what's going on there.
[SUPER=03-Jakarta, Indonesia;]


Word tonight that Indonesian President Suharto has announced his resignation.
[SUPER=03-Lake Co., FL;]


And a huge fire burns in Florida at an apartment complex under construction.
[SUPER=03-Concord, NC;]


Plus in sports, Mike Stevens IS live from Charlotte as drivers qualify for Sunday's Coca-Cola 600.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

[Rocky-Mount]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The town of Rocky Mount has decided to sue Franklin County for more land.
[Double Boxes=Jean and Tina/Newsroom]


Tina Tenret is in the newsroom with more.
[Live=Tina Full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@tina1;]


Jean, they tried negotiating.
The town offered to build sewer lines for the county -- as long as it could annex the surrounding land.
Well -- for two years the town and county have been unable to agree on the terms --
and tonight, the town decided to hire a lawyer and go to court.
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[SUPER=01-John Boitnott/Town Attorney; :02]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./File Tape;:16]
[SUPER=01-Jerre Lumsden/Franklin Co. Supervisor;:43]
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((JOHN BOITNOTT/TOWN ATTORNEY: I DON'T THINK THE TOWN WOULD BE LOOKING TO MAKE MONEY OFF AN ANNEXATION. IT'S MORE A DESIRE TO PROVIDE SERVICES IN AREAS OUTSIDE THE TOWN THAT DESPERATELY NEED THOSE UTILITY SERVICES.)) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=utility services]


One of those areas is the Route 40 East corridor.
Several businesses apparently want to move here -- except there are no sewer lines.
So Rocky Mount says it will build sewer lines and annex the surrounding land so it can get a share of the taxes.


But the county insists the town also share in the cost of building sewer lines in the less profitable Franklin Heights subdivision.
Town leaders say they have exhausted all means of negotiation-- so they're taking the county to court.
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((JERRE LUMSDEN/COUNTY SUPERVISOR: THE WORST CASE SCENARIO IS IF THE TOWN WANTS TO ANNEX JUST THE HIGH PROFIT CORRIDOR AND THE COUNTY FIGHTS IT, IT MAY CAUSE EACH A HALF MILLION DOLLARS AND TAKE SEVERAL YEARS IN THE MEANTIME. WE LOSE MILLIONS EVERY YEAR.)) [RUNS:21]
[OUT Q=millions every year]))
[Live=Tina Full/Newsroom]


Lumsden says a major company wants to build a shopping center worth millions of dollars on Route 40 East -- bringing hundreds of jobs to the area.
It's waiting for a sewer line agreement -- and Lumsden says it's only willing to wait 60 days.
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((Any sign this will worsen negotiations?))
Well -- relations between Rocky Mount and Franklin County are already rough.
But BOTH sides say they want to negotiate.


[Roanoke-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Rescue workers are finished looking for victims in Monday's apartment fire on Church Avenue, but investigators are still looking for answers.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Work crews began tearing down the remaining building today.
Police are still interviewing witnesses, trying to learn if the suspicious fire was indeed arson.
The Fire Chief says it will take some time to put the physical evidence together.
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[IN Q=we have sent]

((JIM GRIGSBY/ROANOKE FIRE EMS CHIEF; WE HAVE SENT OFF SAMPLES, FOUR SAMPLES WE'VE TAKEN TO THE LAB TO SEE IF THERE'S ANY RESIDUE THERE, AND TRYING TO WORK ON THE FORENSIC EVIDENCE AND PUT OUR REPORT TOGETHER, WHICH WILL TAKE US ACTUALLY ANOTHER COUPLE-THREE MONTHS TO GET THAT REPORT PUT TOGETHER.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Grigsby/Roanoke Fire EMS Chief;]
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Meanwhile a small memorial is growing in a corner of the property. Friends and relatives of the victims are leaving flowers, notes and photographs in memory of those who died.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE][Apt-Blaze]


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Flames filled the Florida sky- in Lake County-
An apartment complex under construction went up in flames.
Three separate buildings burned.
Firefighters from two counties battled the inferno- They even brought in 15 extra units to help douse the blaze and also use it for training purposes.
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[Indonesia]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Indonesian President Suharto is stepping down.
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[SUPER=03-Jakarta, Indonesia;]


After a week of deadly protests against his rule- Suharto has resigned.
The announcement came during a nationally televised address-
It ends Suharto's 32 years in prower.
Vice President B-J (Hah-BEE-bee) Habibie was immediately sworn in as the new Indonesian President.
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[FL-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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It was yesterday we told you about a Florida man who got out his handcuffs and fatally shot two police officers-
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[SUPER=03-Hernando Co., FL; ]


Tonight authorities say the man had a universal handcuff key-
Police say Hank Carr slipped out of the cuffs as Tampa police were driving him to the station.
The man grabbed one officers' gun and fatally shot both.
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[SOT 13:46:54]
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((AS FAR AS THE HANDCUFFS IN FRONT OR REAR. THAT'S AT THE DISCRETION OF THE OFFICERS BUT WE DO HAVE INFOMRATION THAT THE SUSPECT DID HAVE A HANDCUFF KEY WHETHER IT WAS IN FRONT OF BACK HE STILL COULD'VE GOTTEN OUT OF THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Bennie Holder/Tampa Police Chief;]
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Police say Carr also killed a state trooper and his four-year old son before killing himself yesterday.
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[Sinatra]


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A final farewell to Ole Blue Eyes- The Chairman of the Board
Celebrities came out to remember legedary singer Frank Sinatra-
Jennifer Sabih has more from Beverly Hills.
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[SUPER=01-Wayne Newton/Entertainer; 43 ]
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((Generations of celebrities came out to say goodbye to a singer whose career spanned generations. Gregory Peck, who delivered a remembrance of Frank Sinatra to a church full of his family and close friends. Liza Minella came. Tony Danza seemed to cry.
And Tony Bennett, the singer sinatra himself said was without peer, was chosen to sing at Sinatra's mass. On the streets of beverly hills, Bentleys and rolls royces and limosines dropped the mourners off at the church. In the sky above it, a skywriter had drawn a heart as if to say thanks for the songs, Frank Sinatra, we loved them and you.
Then after the cerremony, Sinatra's coffin began its final journey. to his resting place, a cemetery near Palm Springs. there he'll be buried next to both his mother and father. WAYNE NEWTON, ENTERTAINER: ))

[Thermachoice]


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One Radford Gynecologist is at the forefront of a new procedure helping some women avoid hysterectomies.
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The alternative is uterine balloon therapy and it uses a latex balloon catherter filled with heated fluid to destroy the uterine lining.
The procedure takes only eight minutes and the patient can resume normal activity the next day.
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((DR. JAMES WESTON/OBGYN:THERMACHOICE IS A NEW TECHNIQUE WHICH OFFERS WOMEN A NEW APPROACH TO THE TREATMENT OF VERY HEAVY PAINFUL PERIODS WITHOUT REQUIRING EXTENSIVE SURGERY.))
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Women who wish to become pregnant or who have latex allergies are not recommended for the therapy.
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Radford and Roanoke Community Hospitals are the only facilities offering the procedure right now. [Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Teachers and administrators at a local high school are learning lessons of their own...about sexual harassment.
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And
To renovate or to keep a classic.... what's in store for the Hillcats' stadium?
That's still to come in our series "Home Field Advantage."
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[Sexual-Harassment]


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Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words--well they can hurt too--
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especially if they're sexually harassing in nature..
That according to speakers at a conference called "Understanding Sexual Harassment in High Schools".
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((PATRICIA THOMAS/RAPPAHANOCK COUNCIL ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: IT HAPPENS. I THINK IT'S VERY, VERY PREVALENT. IT'S A PROBLEM THAT A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE NOT AWARE OF. AND, I THINK WHAT THIS CONFERENCE IS GIVING US ARE THE TOOLS TO TEACH OUR YOUTH TO EMPOWER OUR DAUGHTERS AND TO LET OUR SONS KNOW WHAT SEXUAL HARASSMENT IS.))
[SUPER=01-Patricia Thomas/Council on Domestic Violence;]
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Speakers taught teachers and administrators new ways of dealing with the problem.
They stressed responding to the harassement, rather than ignoring it.
Ignoring it, they said, can indicate that the harassment is acceptable.
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[Bank-Theft]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Danville police are on the lookout tonight for a suspect who stole a bag of cash from a bank courier.
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[SUPER=03-Danville/This Morning;]


It happened this morning outside the People's Bank on Kentuck Road.
The bank courier parked his pickup truck and went inside.
That's when police say a man wearing a black "uniform-like" outfit smashed out the truck's windows.
He took a bag of cash with an undetermined amount of money-- it belonged to the bank.
Police say the suspect drove off in a blue compact car with stolen tags.
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[2-Home-Field]


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It's the oldest ballpark in the Carolina League.. and one of the oldest of its kind in the country.
But some say there's still some life left in Lynchburg's City Stadium. [**TAKE FULL SCREEN Home Field Advantage?]
In part two of his series "Home Field Advantage?", Steve Smallshaw tells us a three million dollar renovation should help spark more interest in the team.
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(([natsot trophy presentation]

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A year after they won a league championship, the Lynchburg Hillcats are on top of the standings again.. but when it comes to putting fans in the seats, the team lags behind the rest of the Carolina League.
Most of the blame is placed on City Stadium.. built in the late 1930's, its restrooms are inadequate, the aisles are crowded and most of the seats are uncomfortable.
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((CHRIS ELLIS/SPORTS CAPITAL OF VA: IF YOU GO TO CITY STADIUM RIGHT NOW TO SEE A BASEBALL GAME, YOU'RE GOING JUST TO SEE THE GAME, THE TEAM PLAY. YOU'RE NOT GOING THERE TO SEE WHAT THE STADIUM'S LIKE.)) [RUNS:11]
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The facilities certainly aren't the attraction for fans like Herman Stinnett.
Stinnett has hardly missed a game in 14 years, despite having to negotiate a long ramp to get to his seat.
Making the stadium more handicapped accessible is one goal of the renovation plans.
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((CALVIN FALWELL/HILLCATS PRESIDENT: WE'RE LOSING A LOT OF FANS WHO JUST CAN'T COME OVER THERE AND MANEUVER THOSE STEPS, AND GOING UP THEM TWICE.)) [RUNS:08]
[OUT Q=up them twice.]


Upgrades will cost the city of Lynchburg three million dollars over the next two years.
A compliant scheme will add a thousand seats, new restrooms, offices and concession stands and upgrade the lighting and PA systems.
If the team can raise another two million dollars on its own they can add six skyboxes, a new press box and new batting cages.
And 6-point-4 million buys all of the above.. plus a video scoreboard and new turf in the outfield.
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[Standup ]
[IN Q=The theory here]

((The theory, of course, is "if you build it, they will come". Other teams have seen how a new ballpark can double attendance, and the Hillcats say making City Stadium more fan- friendly will dramatically increase THEIR numbers. And if attendance goes up, the team is more likely to stay in Lynchburg.)) [RUNS:15]
[OUT Q=stay in Lynchburg.]
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[IN Q=If we build]

((CALVIN FALWELL: IF WE BUILD A PROFESSIONAL FACILITY OF THIS TYPE, I FEEL COMFORTABLE WE CAN KEEP BASEBALL IN LYNCHBURG.)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=in Lynchburg.]
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((BOB DAVENPORT: WE HAVE NOT BEEN PRESSURED WHATSOEVER. BUT WE'RE ALL SMART ENOUGH TO SEE THE FACTS OF LIFE AND TO SEE THAT IF WE DON'T STAY COMPETITIVE WITH OUR FACILITY, THEN SOME OTHER CITY MIGHT ATTRACT THE BASEBALL CLUB. YOU KNOW, LET'S BE REALISTIC ABOUT THE THING.)) [RUNS:18]
[OUT Q=about the thing.]


But what kind of return is the city getting on its investment?
We'll examine exactly how minor league baseball benefits the Hill City in part three of our series on Thursday.

Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))[History-Wing]


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[TAPE#98-41 14:35]
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We Virginia citizens own more than five million artifacts from 16- thousand years of history here.
Now we can look at them.
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[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


The privately-supported Virginia Historical Society now has a new wing.
In it, the Virginia Department of Natural Resources can conduct the work of discovering and documenting state history under the eyes of the public.
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[SOT 14:03:30]
[IN Q=You have]

((MELBA MYERS/DEPT. OF HISTORIC RESOURCES: YOU HAVE TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH THE CURATOR HERE AND YOU CAN COME SEE OBJECTS FROM OUR COLLECTION.))
[SOT 13:43:42]

((THIS GLORIOUS COMMONWEALTH OF OURS HAS BRED SOME OF THE GREATEST LEADERS AND EVENTS IN ALL OF HUMAN HISTORY.))
[SUPER=01-Melba Myers/Dept. of Historic Resources;]
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[OUT Q=human history.]
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[VO-NAT]


The wing was built with a seven million dollar private gift from Richmond philanthropist Claiborne Robins.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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It's slogan is "Building Partnerships for the Twenty-first Century."
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-South Boston/This Afternoon;]


The Software Factory celebrated its grand opening this afternoon in South Boston.
The high-tech firm trains people for computer programming jobs and specializes in "Year 2000" remediation.
President Jerry Hill demonstrated the company's ability to telecommunicate with its business partners.
Virginia's Secretary of Commerce and Trade was on hand for today's ceremony and noted that technology jobs are the fastest growing jobs in the state.
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[Tease2]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


New money is on the way...
Twenty dollar bills will be the latest U-S currency printed with new security measures.
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[VO-NAT]


And it wasn't quite the tortoise and the hare, but we'll have the story of this unusual Indianapolis qualifier coming up on News 7 at 11.
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[New-Twenty]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=JJA]
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A new high tech 20 dollar bill is coming out-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


The new bill is supposed to be easier to read and harder to copy.
Some of the new features include fine lines around Andrew Jackson, a watermark seen when bill is held up to light and color-shifting ink that changes color from green to black.
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[Hail-Damage]


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Last week's hail storm in Salem left its mark on a number of car lots.
And that could mean big savings for you.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


The hail left tiny dimples on cars up and down Salem's East Main Street.
That means if you don't mind a few dings, you can get a hefty chunk knocked off the price of a new car.
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[IN Q=they gave us a choice.]

((PAT PHAM/NEW CAR BUYER: THEY GAVE US A CHOICE. THEY COULD FIX IT FOR US OR WE COULD GET OUR PAYMENTS LOWER. AND LIKE I SAID, WE CHOSE TO GET OUR PAYMENTS LOWERED.))
[SUPER=01-Pat Pham/New Car Buyer;]
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[OUT Q=LOWERED]
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[VO-NAT]


Some dealers are hiring dent repairmen to fix the damage.
That means lots of business for people like Steve Hunter.
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[IN Q=brings in a lot]

((STEVE HUNTER/DENT REPAIRMAN: BRINGS IN A LOT OF EXTRA BUSINESS THAT YOU NORMALLY WOULDN'T HAVE. USUALLY YOU JUST HAVE SIDE DOOR DINGS. AND THIS JUST CAUSES A LOT MORE WORK FOR US. ))
[SUPER=01-Steve Hunter/Dent Repairman;]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=WORK FOR US]
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[VO-NAT]


There is a downside to buying a hail-damaged car.
Money you save now is money you could lose down the road if you trade in your car.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-32 37:36]
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Millions of pagers nationwide were silenced when a communications satellite spun out of control yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The problem has not been so bad for Roanoke-area businesses. Pagers used by local hospitals run on local ground-based systems, so they had few problems.
Radio and television stations, which depend on the satellite for news feeds and weather statistics, are feeling the brunt of the problem. The owners of Galaxy Four estimate it will take six days to replace the crippled satellite.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Extra/SP-4]
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Mike Stevens will have a live report on qualifying from the Charlotte Motor Speedway Heritage High school has a new head basketball coach.
But first in our Extra point tonight suspensions were handed down this evening after a brawl in New York between the Yankees and Orioles.
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-New York, NY; :]


It all started when Armando Benitez hit Tino Martinez in the back after Bernie Williams homer to give the Yankees the lead.
Players began to come on the field from the Bull pen and the bench. Benitez was suspended for 8 games. New York's Darryl Strawberry and Graeme Lloyd were suspended for two and Relievers Alan Mills of Baltimore and Jeff Nelson of New York were suspended for 2 games.
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[S-LIVE]


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4 days after suffering one of the biggest disappointments of his career in the Winston Jeff Gordon is back on top in the racing world.
[Double Boxes=Roy and Mike/StarLink]


Mike Stevens joins us live from the Charlotte Motor speedway where Gordon once again dominated Pole night.
[Live=Mike Full/StarLink]
[SUPER=@Mike1;]
[SUPER=06-Concord, NC;]
( ad lib)
(Rollcue: Roy give gordan a big high five tonight he went out late in qualifying jumped to the top and picked up his fi

fth straight pole in the Coca Cola 600.)
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[SUPER=01-Jeff Gordon/Coca Cola 600 Pole Winner; :31]
[SUPER=01-Ward Burton/Qualified Second; :56]
[SUPER=01-John Andretti/Qualified Third; 1:14]
[SUPER=01 Rick Mast/Qualified 9th; 1:35]
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[OUT Q=.....top 25."]

**PACKAGE WIPES DIRECTLY TO THE BOARDS [**Wipe to boards]
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[SUPER=0107-6. Bobby Labonte//7. Dick Trickle//8. Gary Bradberry//9. Rick Mast//10. Dale Jarrett//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-11. Randy Lajoie//12. Jeremy Mayfield//13. Geoff Bodine//14. Ken Schrader//15. Kevin Lepage//;]
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And coming up, Heritage High school has a new head basketball coach that's familar with the program.
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And we'll check in with some regional action in high school sports.
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The Region III baseball semi finals hit the diamond in Vinton tonight as four teams vied for two state tournament berths.
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Fans had a real thirst for the double header. Rustburg battled Dan River in the opener.
In the bottom of the sixth; Dan Rivers Joe Land [SUPER=34-Dan River/7/Rustburg/4;]sends the ball over the left fie

ld fence for a two run homer and the Wildcats lead 7-4.
Scott Light did the wrest. he went the distance' striking out 7.
Dan River reaches the state tournament with the 7-4 win.
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In the nigth cap Tunstall and William Byrd got ugly early. When Lee Lovelace smacked this hard grounder that allowed Neil hendron to score; Tunstall was out in front 2-nothing after 1.
In the top of the second; after a bases loaded walk, [SUPER=34-Tunstall/8/William Byrd/6;]Richard Scott hammers a gran

d slam; 7-nothing Trojans. But Byrd battled back to 7-6; but Tunstall holds on for the 8-6 win and will meet Dan River friday night for the region III crown.
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In softball, Byrd beat Tunstall 5-1 and will meet Rustburg Friday night at Rustburg for the region III title. Rustburg topped Northside 4-1.
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in region III soccer, Byrd beat Jefferson Forest 2-1 tonight. the Terriers will meet Blacksburg; which beat Rustburg

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Over in Rocky Mount tonight, G. W. Danville knocked Franklin County out of the tournament beating the Eagles 5 to 3.

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The Eagles in the huddle getting ready to take the field to start the game.
Danville would get on the board in the top of the second when Berkley Patchett hits this shot just past the first baseman scoring Micah Cassell from third G. W. Led by 1.
Down 3 to 1 in the bottom of the 6-th, Franklin County's Todd Hudson slams the pitch over the left field wall scoring two runs as the game is tied 3 all.
Danville would come back scoring two runs in the
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7-th including one on this fly ball to right centerfield and Danville wins it 5 to 3.
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The new head basketball coach at Heritage is Dan Stephens. He replaces Mike Baber.
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Stephens is no stranger to Heritage basketball he's been with the program as a junior varsity and assistant with the varsity dating back to 1992.
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Former Roanoker Tim Beatty will be Stephens assistant. Beatty played Football at William Fleming in the early 90's.

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A little racing news in tonight's video of the day.
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Indianapolis is preparing for this weekend's Indianapolis 500.
The city's zoo got into the celebrations with their own Turtle 500.
It looks as though some of the zookeepers were playing favorites, but in the end "A-J" captured the checkered flag.


No word on if he's planning to travel to Charlotte to try his luck at the Coca-Cola 600.
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