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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up on News 7-
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We'll hear from a widow who talks about why she wants to see her husband's killer put to death-
Will a retirement center go up in one Lynchburg neighborhood? We'll tell you what city council decided tonight.
And take a look as a building comes crashing down in Atlantic City-
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News 7 is next.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Good evening.
The widow of a state trooper will witness the execution of her husband's killer.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]


News 7's Keith Humphry talked with Carol Hines- and to the man convicted of the crime- We'll have the story at eleven.
[super=03-Jasper, TX]


A murder in Jasper, Texas has outraged the nation- A black man was chained to the back of a pickup truck and dragged for miles until he died- Police say the killing was racially motivated.
[super=03-Ridgeway]


and the winner of last week's huge lotto jackpot comes forward- He bought the winning ticket in Ridgeway.
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[Anchor=Jean]


Join us News 7 at Eleven.

[Carol-Hines]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=98-42 24:53]
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The widow of a state trooper murdered nine years ago has made arrangements to witness the execution of her husband's killer.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]


Carol Hines says she can not explain why she wants to be there. [11:17:15]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=And I have]

((AND I HAVE NO DESIRE TO SEE SOMEBODY DIE, BUT IT'S THIS STRANGE FEELING THAT I'VE GO TO GO. ))
[SUPER=01-Carol Hines/Trooper's Widow]
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[OUT Q=go to go]
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[VO-NAT]


Since she learned Dennis Wayne Eaton would be put to death June 18th, she says she and her three children have begun talking about the tragedy... in ways they did not right after Jerry Hines was killed in 1989.
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[SOT 11:09:10]

((WE'VE REALLY NEVER TALKED ABOUT IT. THEY'RE AFRAID THEY'RE GOING TO UPSET ME. I'M AFRAID I'M GOING TO UPSET THEM. SO WE'VE JUST AVOIDED IT.))
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=avoided it.]
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[VO-NAT]


News-7 Reporter Keith Humphry spoke with Eaton today by phone from death row... about the Hines family on the witness list.
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[SOT 10:32:15]
[IN Q=I guess it's]

((I GUESS IT'S THEIR RIGHT TO BE THERE IF THEY WANT TO BE THERE. IF BEING THERE HELPS THEM, YOU KNOW, I HOPE IT DOES. Would you have anything to say to them? I WOULD TELL THEM THAT I WAS SORRY FOR EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENED AND WHAT PAIN THAT I'VE CAUSED THEM. ))
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[OUT Q=caused them.]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=None]


The execution is set for a week from Thursday.

[Henry-Teacher]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-37 1:01:25]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A Henry County teacher accused of having sex with one of his students has been found NOT guilty.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]


Kevin Doty was suspended from his job at Fielddale-Collinsville High School when the accusations were made last year.
A 16-year old girl-- hidden here by an umbrella-- testified she had a sexual relationship with Doty during the fall of 1997.
But the judge didn't believe her story and found Doty NOT GUILTY on five counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Doty's wife says she's glad this terrible ordeal is over.
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[SOT 8:34:17-:35]
[IN Q=He lost his job. We're losing]

((DUSTY DOTY/KEVIN DOTY'S WIFE: HE LOST HIS JOB, WE'RE LOSING OUR HOME. IT COULDN'T GET ANY WORSE THAN THIS AND WE'VE GOT A LOT OF GREAT FRIENDS AND I JUST WANT TO THANK THEM ALL FOR HELPING US. REPORTER: DID YOU EVER THINK THIS WOULD COME OUT ANY OTHER WAY? DUSTY DOTY: NO, I KNEW THE TRUTH WOULD COME OUT. I KNOW HE'S AN INNOCENT MAN AND HE'S MY HUSBAND AND I TRUST HIM AND I KNOW HE DIDN'T DO IT.))
[SUPER=01-Dusty Doty/Kevin Doty's Wife;]
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[OUT Q=know he didn't do it.]
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[VO-NAT]


No word on whether Kevin Doty will be allowed to resume his job at F-C High School.
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[Dragging-Death]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net a]
[GRAPHIC=murder investigation]


A killing in a small Texas town may have been racially motivated.
Tonight three ex-cons are behind bars charged with the killing.
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[super=03-Jasper, TX;]


Police say the victim was picked up while walking along a road-
They say the suspects chained him to a pickup truck and dragged him for miles on Sunday.
The body parts of 49-year old James Byrd Junior were scattered along the road.
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[SOT 13:06:38]
[IN Q=]

((HE WAS NOT ACTUALLY IN THE WRONG PLACE. HE WAS IN THE RIGHT PLACE HERE AT HOME BUT AT THE WRONG TIME WHEN SOMEONE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE I GUESS HE WAS JUST RANDOMLY SELECTED.))
[SUPER=01-Clara Taylor/Victim's Sister;]
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[OUT Q=RANDOMLY SELECTED.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Sheriff says the three suspects were members of the Aryan nation and Ku Klux Klan when they were in prison before.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=13:08:25]

((WE HAVE TALKED TO ONE OF THEM HE HAS INDICATED THERE IS A POSSIBLITY THAT IT WAS RACIALLY MOTIVATED.))
[SUPER=01-Billy Rowles/Jasper Co. Sheriff;]
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[OUT Q=racially motivatedl]
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[VO NAT]
Because of the alleged motive, the federal government is also considering charges against the suspects.
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[Grain-Elevator]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net c]
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Rescue workers are using dogs,
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[vo-nat]
[super=03-Haysville, KS]

ultrasound and infra-red light to try to find four missing workers- at a Kansas grain elevator.
Crews are digging the grain out, shoring up tunnels and remaining optomistic that the workers are alive.
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[SOT 20:09:58]
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((PAUL DEBRUCE/CEO DEBRUCE GRAIN INC.: WE BELIEVE THAT THEY ARE ALL IN ONE TUNNEL. WE HAVE NO WAY OF KNOWING THAT AT THIS TIME, SO WE DO KNOW THERE.. WE CONTINUE TO PRAY...))
[SUPER=01-Paul DeBruce/DeBruce Grain Inc. CEO]
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[OUT Q=CONTINUE TO Pray.]
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[VO-NAT]


Two people were killed and 11 injured when the elevator exploded yesterday.
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[L'burg-Council]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-47 14:02]
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A plan to build an assisted- living home for elderly residents in Lynchburg has failed in the face of strong opposition from the neighborhood.
[Double Boxes=Jean and Steve/Microwave]


Steve Smallshaw joins us from our Lynchburg newsroom.. Steve, what happened at tonight's city council meeting?
[Live=Steve Full/Microwave]
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[SUPER=05-Lynchburg;]


Jean, Lynchburg council voted 5 to 2 to DENY a petition from Manor House to build a retirement center in a residential district.
But tonight's vote may not be the end of this controversy.
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[IN Q=Developers were seeking]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mark Hirth/Manor House Inc.; :26]
[SUPER=01-Maynard Jones/Neighborhood Assoc. Lawyer; :37]
[SUPER=01-Sue Tatom/Opponent; :45]
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[OUT Q=on Boonsboro Road.]

((
Developers were seeking a conditional use permit for this 3 1/2 acre piece of land on Boonsboro Road that would have allowed construction of a 50- thousand square foot assisted living center for 85 elderly residents.
Manor House operates homes in three other Virginia cities.. the company says Lynchburg badly needs this kind of facility.
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[SOT 20:22:30]
[IN Q=Why can't the]

((MARK HIRTH/MANOR HOUSE, INC.: WHY CAN'T THE FRAIL ELDERLY OF THE BOONSBORO AREA CONTINUE TO LIVE IN THE SAME NEIGHBORHOOD THEY GREW UP IN, RAISED FAMILIES IN AND DOTED ON GRANDCHILDREN IN?)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=grandchildren in?]


But more than 500 Boonsboro residents opposed the project, saying it would increase traffic and ruin the appearance of their neighborhood.
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[SOT 20:10:35]
[IN Q=We feel denying]

((MAYNARD JONES/NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION LAWYER: WE FEEL DENYING IT WILL MAINTAIN THE INTEGRITY OF THE GENERAL PLAN. WE FEEL DENYING IT WILL MAINTAIN THE AESTHETICS OF THE AREA.)) [RUNS:08]
[OUT Q=of the area.]
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[SOT 20:16:38]
[IN Q=I do acknowledge]

((SUE TATOM/OPPONENT: I DO ACKNOWLEDGE THAT LYNCHBURG MAY NEED AN ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY. I OPPOSE IT GOING WHERE THEY WANT TO PUT IT ON BOONSBORO ROAD.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=Boonsboro Road.]))
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[Live=Steve Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Lynchburg;]


Opponents say the denial sends a message that city council listens to the concerns of its citizens.
[Double Boxes=Jean and Steve/Microwave]


But Jean, developers say the REAL message is that Lynchburg can be a difficult and unreasonable place to try and bring new business to.
(Jean question: is Manor House willing to locate somewhere else in Lynchburg?)
(steve ad lib response)


[Bank-Robbery]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-40 54:36]
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Police say the man who robbed a Northwest Roanoke bank today is the same man who robbed the same bank last month.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Police charged Daniel Alfonzo Cotton after a robbery this morning at 22nd and Melrose Avenue.
It was the fourth time that NationsBank branch had been hit in the last three years.
Nobody was hurt during today's robbery.
And even though bank customers are concerned about their money's safety, police say there's nothing to worry about.
Police say it's just a coincidence that robbers seem to like that bank.
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[Electrocution]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#None]
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A 16-year old Montgomery County boy was accidentally electrocuted this morning while mowing the lawn.
Sheriff's investigators found the body of Robert Earl Tuell (Tool) in the back yard of his home in Riner.
Sheriff's investigators say Tuell was mowing the lawn and stopped to move a piece of metal pipe which struck an overhead power line.

[Bike-Patrol]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-48 9:05]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Last year Roanoke County tried an experimental bike program to test how effectively it could help deter crime in neighborhoods.
As David Johnson reports, since then, the program has grown and comes with a new philosophy.
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[IN Q=The pilot program]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :01]
[SUPER=01-Ofr. Tom Kincaid/Roanoke Co. Police; :24]
[SUPER=01-Ofr. John McPhail/Bike Patrol Officer; :54]
[SUPER=01-Jerry McCulloch/Hollins District Resident; 1:04]
[SUPER=@David2; 1:13]
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[OUT Q=DJ, N7]

(( The pilot program started with three uniformed officers on two wheelers.
Now the county's BIKE PATROL has nearly tripled in size, with eight officers patroling neighborhoods.
The idea now is not only to deter crime but to develop community policing.
Crime prevention officer Tom Kincaid got the idea while visiting police departments in other states.
[SOT=14:38:32]
[IN Q=WE THINK]

((OFFICER TOM KINCAID/ROANOKE CO. POLICE; WE THINK THAT IT'S EXTREMELY IMPORTANT FOR PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN A NEIGHBORHOOD TO HAVE A PART IN WHAT TYPE OF ENFORCEMENT ACTION IS GOING ON. AND WHAT TYPE OF SOLUTIONS THERE COULD BE TO PROBLEMS THAT THEY'RE HAVING.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=THEY'RE HAVING.]


The bike patrol gives residents immediate access to their police department.
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[IN Q=ONE OF THE]

((OFFICER TOM KINCAID/ROANOKE CO. POLICE DEPT.; ONE OF THE BIG THINGS WE EXPLAIN TO THEM IS THAT POLICE OFFICERS AREN'T GOING TO BE ABLE TO SOLVE ALL THEIR PROBLEMS. BUT WE CAN HELP THEM FIND OUT WHO MIGHT HAVE SOME TYPE OF A STAKE IN WHAT THE PROBLEM IS AND FINDING SOME INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS TO IT.)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=SOLUTIONS TO IT.]


The program appears to create a win-win situation for the community and the department.
[SOT=14:43:54 18:41:41]
[IN Q=I LIKE BEING]

((OFFICER JOHN MCPHAIL/BIKE PATROL OFFICER; I LIKE BEING ABLE TO GET OUT AND SPEAK WITH PEOPLE. IN A CAR, YOU GO PAST THEM PRETTY FAST. BUT ON THE BIKE YOU'RE ABLE TO SPEAK WITH THEM MUCH EASIER AND PULL UP IN THE DRIVEWAYS AND TALK WITH THEM.)) ((JERRY MCCULLOCH/HOLLINS DISTRICT RESIDENT; IT MAKES YOU FEEL MORE SECURE THAT YOU HAVE PEOPLE OUT THERE THAT YOU CAN TRUST AND YOU CAN RUN INTO ONCE IN A WHILE IF YOU NEED THEM.)) [RUNS17]
[OUT Q=YOU NEED THEM.]


The wheels will continue to spin in neighborhoods at least until next summer.
That's when the program's grant must be renewed.
David Johnson, News 7.))
[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey

[Tease1]


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


A sexy photo spread of Monica Lewsinsky in the upcoming issue of Vanity Fair is ruffling some feathers.
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[VO-NAT]


And
one inventor is making it possible to enjoy a drive in the country with all the comforts of home.
We'll have the story in tonight's video of the day.
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[Lewinsky]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net b]
[GRAPHIC=Lewinsky, Monica]


Monica Lewinsky is all over the pages of Vanity Fair magazine-
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[vo-nat]
[super=04-Vanity Fair Magazine;]

and her legal team is not happy about it. The photo shoot was approved by her former Attorney William Ginsburg- who thought it would boost her spirits. Meanwhile President Clinton's friend Vernon Jordan testified for a fifth and last time today before the grand jury investigating the Lewinsky case.
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[SOT 14:03:11 ]
[IN Q=I helped her get ]

((VERNON JORDAN/CLINTON FRIEND: I HELPED HER GET A JOB. I HAD ASSURACNES THERE WAS NO SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP AND I DID NOT TELL HER TO LIE.))
[SUPER=01-Vernon Jordan/Lawyer;]
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[OUT Q=tell her to lie.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-McLean;]

Special Prosecutor Ken Starr wants to know if Jordan encouraged the former White House intern to lie about an alleged sexual relationship with Clinton.
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[Craig-Grant]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-32 57:23]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Tiny New Castle has won a large state grant -- 340-thousand-dollars.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Craig Co.;]


County leaders say they will use the money to clean up storefronts and recruit new businesses -- a clothing shop, for example, or a drug store.
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[SOT 12:47:06]
[IN Q=I would like]

((SHEILA DEHART/RESIDENT: I WOULD LIKE TO SEE THE COUNTY REMAIN RURAL BECAUSE IT'S PEACEFUL AND QUIET. I WOULD LIKE TO SEE MORE JOBS COME INTO THE COUNTY. THAT WOULD HELP. WE NEED MORE JOBS FOR PEOPLE TO CHOOSE FROM INSTEAD OF GOING OUT OF THE COUNTY.))
[SUPER=01-Sheila deHart/Resident;]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=out of the county]
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[VO-NAT]


These trailers will be cleared out to make room for businesses.
A new post office will replace this garage.
The vacant lot next door is set to be transformed into a farmer's market.
These and many more upgrades are scheduled to be completed in the next two years.
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[NICNU]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=98-49 14:41]
[GRAPHIC=Premature Births]

Birthday's come just once a year, but some babies born at Roanoke Community Hospital get to celebrate an extra time. Tonya Flory explains.
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[SOT ]
[IN Q=Everybody]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Amy Mutter/Tristan's Mother; :20]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Robert Allen/Neonatologist;:31 ]
[SUPER=@tonya2; :56]
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[OUT Q=Healthcheck]

((Everybody came early for this birthday party. It's for babies born prematurely. A full term pregnancy is 40 weeks, Tristan came 9 weeks early. His older brother Cameron was also a preemie, so the family was familiar with complications, but still not prepared.
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[IN Q=With Tristan]

((AMY MUTTER/TRISTAN'S MOTHER:WITH TRISTAN IT WAS A LIFE AND DEATH EXPERIENCE WE HAD TO WELL THERE WAS A LOT OF PRAYERS OUT THERE, AT ONE POINT WE DIDN'T KNOW WHETHER HE WAS GOING TO MAKE IT OR NOT.)) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=or not]
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[IN Q=Tristan had]

((DR. ROBERT ALLEN/NEONATOLOGIST:TRISTAN HAD DIFFICULTY WITH A VERY SEVERE LIFE THREATENING INFECTION CALLED NEONATAL MENINGITIS, BACTERIA IN THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM IN THE MEMBRANES OVERLYING THE BRAIN AND HAS A COMPLICATION FROM THAT, DEAFNESS.)) [RUNS:21]
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[IN Q=He's saying]

((AMY MUTTER/TRISTAN'S MOTHER:HE'S SAYING MAMA, HE'S SAYING BUBBLE, POP, POP, POP.)) [RUNS:03]
[OUT Q=pop, pop, pop.]

Although he's not saying much now, he's tired after having to go back in the hospital to have a shunt tube replaced, which filters out excess fluid in his brain. Just a few days earlier he was celebrating along with other preemies.
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[IN Q=It was just]

((AMY MUTTER/TRISTAN'S MOTHER:IT WAS JUST NICE PEOPLE AND SEEING HOW THE BABIES HAVE GROWN AND THEY JUST LOOK SO MUCH BETTER NOW THAN THEY DID WHEN THEY WERE IN THE HOSPITAL. AND TO SEE PEOPLE WITH GENUINE SMILES ON THEIR FACE LIKE EVERYTHING'S OKAY NOW.)) [RUNS:11]
[OUT Q=okay now.]

Doctor Allen says the birthday party is a morale booster for the families and the hospital staff. Tonya Flory, News 7, Health Check.))

[Tease2]


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


A trip across the Virginia/North Carolina border made one man 12 million dollars richer.
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[VO-NAT]


And
an Atlantic City landmark was reduced to dust and rubble today.
We'll have details coming up on News 7 at 11.
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[Lotto-Winner]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=lba]
[TAPE#=98-31 1:24:02]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Lottery]


The E-Z Stop in Ridgeway sold a lottery ticket worth more than 12 million dollars.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ridgeway/Last Week;]


Now a North Carolina man has come forward with that ticket to claim half of Wednesday's 24-point four million dollar jackpot.
Lottery officials say David Hoppe of Reidsville allowed the lottery computer to pick his numbers.
After taxes, Hoppe will get "332-thousand 520 dollars" a year for 25 years.
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[Implosion]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net a]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The walls came tumbling down at a 15 story building in Atlantic City New Jersey.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlantic City, NJ]


First the sounds of dynamite blasting- and then the King David Care Center crumbled to the ground.
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[SOT 15:18:19]
[IN Q=]

((NAT SOUND OF DYNAMITE AND BUILDING COMING DOWN AND CLAPPING PEOPLE))
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=CLAPPING.]
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[VO-NAT]


It took about 250 explosives to get the job done in roughly seven seconds.
The 82-year old structure was originally the famous Senator hotel-
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[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=EXTRA]
[GRAPHIC=none]

It's only fitting that our extra point is college football related. The Bowl Alliance is out. The Bowl Championship Series is in as the new way to determine
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Pasadena, CA/Rose Bowl; :00]


the top two teams in the country that will play for the national title. The criteria; Ranking, computer ranking, strength of schedule and win/loss record.
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[S-NHL]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-9]
[GRAPHIC=stanley cup]


The detroit Red Wings held off the Washington capitals to win game one of the Stanley Cup finals 2-1.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Detroit, MI/FOX; :00]


Detroit would score two goals in the first perid and that was enough. Joe Kocur gets the first one, beating Olaf Kolzig on the assist from Doug Brown at tthe 14:04 mark.
Then, Niicklas Lidstrom finds the back of the net ion [SUPER=31-Detroit/2/Washington/1;]the nice screen on th assist

from Stevie Y, 2- nothing red wings.
The caps come back, Richard Zendik beats chris osgood tot the weak side on the shot that deflects off the goalie but the Red Wings win game 1 2-1.
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[S-Danville]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-14]
[GRAPHIC=Danville 97's]


Over in Danville last night, The 97's and Kinston Indians hooked up in game two of a three game set.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/97's vs Indians; :]


A steady rain was the order of the night but a few fans showed up for the game.
Danville took the lead in the bottom of the second Catcher Fernando Lunar hits a single to right field scoring a runner from third to make it 1 to nothing 97's.
The Indians would tie the game in the in the top of the third Dennis Konrady hits this bullet to right field scoring a runner to make the game 1 to 1.
Then in the top of the third with the bases loaded
[SUPER=37-Danville/3/Kinston/8/;]

Kinston's Bobby Morris drills this pitch over the right field wall for a grand Slam and Kinston wins it 8 to 3.
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[TALENT=STEVE]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD 97'S]


In game two of the doubleheader, ____ won __ to __.


[S-Daytona]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-15]
[GRAPHIC=Michigan]


While the Winston Cup series is at Michigan this weekend for the Miller Lite 400, some drivers are in a Daytona state of mind after testing at the track at night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL/Monday Night; :00]


Take a look at the lights that now illuminate the 2.5 mile track. All of this wattage sand electrical cords will help NASCAR present the world's largest nighttime sporting event, the Pepsi 400 this July fourth, the first race to be held under the new lights at Daytona.
Several drivers were on hand to test, including Geoff Bodine, Mike Skinner and others. The 19 hundred feet of front stretch and 38 hundred on the back stretch are completely lit up.
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[S-Rush]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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The Roanoke Rush made the call yesterday that the minor league football team will sit out the upcoming season to re-organize. The franchise intends to play again in 1999 in the new river valley.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/1997 Season; :00]


The Rush played it's first three seasons in Roanoke and enjoyed a stay at Victory Stadium. The team was affiliated with the National Minor football league it's first two years and then the Internaional football league last year. Lack of sponsors to pay for players/coaches insurance and conflicts with the IFL were the two main reasons for sitting out this season.
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The team will be called the New River valley Rhinos and games will be played at various high schools around the area.
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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More sports tot come tonight, including a preview of the hall of fame golf tournament later this week,
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[VO-NAT]

and we will tell you how a few local runners are on fire for the special olympics.
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[S-Fame]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=sma]
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The Roanoke Valley Hall of fame golf tournament celebrates it's silver anniversary this weekend. The top notch tournament field should make the event's 25th birthday one to remember.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


The three day tourney will tee off friday at the Roanoke Country club and then move to it's traditional two other sites. That's brian Agee. Ryan Ketron is your defending champion and he will have his work cut out for him this year.
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[SUPER=01-Phil Owenby/Roanoke Country Club Pro; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ned Baber/Tournament Official; :17]
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[OUT Q=...for the finish"]
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[S-Run]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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It seems some local runners are getting fired up for the special Olympics this weekend by carrying the Torch of Courage this week.
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Local law officers are part of the relay team carrying the Special Olympic Torch 19-hundred miles across the state.

So far they've raise about 40-thousand dollars for the Virginia Chapter of Special Olympic International.
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((R.D. BROOKSHIRE/SALEM POLICE DETECTIVE: IT'S A COMMON EFFORT AS FAR AS SUPPORTING SPECIAL OLYMPICS. ACADEMY OFFICERS, BLACKSBURG, ROANOKE COUNTY, SALEM IT'S KIND OF A CAOMERADERI THING.))
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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State wide, officers have raise 400-thousand dollars.
The torch arrives in Richmond on Friday for the special olympic opening ceremonies.

[Video]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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What if you could leave your house without ever leaving the comfort of your favorite chair.
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[Super=X5045 (starts FX)]
[SUPER=75-Lakefield, MN]


Thats' what Roger Sandoff and his friend did when they invented the Lazy Cycle.
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[IN Q= Well we were]

((WELL WE WERE SITTING IN THE LIVING ROOM ONE WINTER AND WE COULD NOT DRIVE OUR MOTORCYCLES AND MY FRIEND BOB SAID TO ME IF WE COULD ONLY PUT HANDLEBARS ON A CHAIR WE COULD DRIVE ALL YEAR AROUND))
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[VO-NAT]


The armchair mechanic reproduced all the comforts of home, including television and music.
This street legal recliner can cruise up to speeds of 70 miles an hour. (------------)