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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up-
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An avalanche hits a group of climbers in Washington state-
Tobacco talk is the order of the day in Richmond-
While it's campaign chatter going on in Blacksburg with Dan Quayle stomping for one candidate.
And auto workers say enough is enough- and tonight walk off the job.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]

News 7 is next.

[Newsbreak]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=JJA]
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Good Evening.
A search is underway tonight for climbers-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Mt. Rainier, WA;]


trapped after an avalanche hit Mount Ranier Washington-
Eight climbers are reportedly dangling from ropes.
The founder of one local business has died- Lee Hartman was 97.
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


Former Vice President Dan Quayle was in Blacksburg helping Repulican Joe Barta.
The Blacksburg doctor is running for Congress against Democrat Rick Boucher-
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]


And if you're tired of runs in your pantyhose- We'll show you a new invention meant to stop a run before it gets any bigger.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

[Tobacco-Summit]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-32 59:10]
[GRAPHIC=Tobacco Under Fire]


Virginia is taking a proactive stance as tobacco legislation works its way through Congress.
Governor Jim Gilmore rounded up more than 500 politicians and workers with a stake in tobacco for a Unity Summit today in Richmond.
Christy Hubley has more.
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[IN Q=Harlan Young makes the machines]
[SUPER=01-Harlan Young/Machinist; :03]
[SUPER=01-C.D. Bryant/Concerned Friends of Tobacco; :27]
[SUPER=01-Barbara Herndon/Leaf Processor; :55]
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(( Harlan Young makes the machines that make cigarettes.
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[SOT 1:53:24-:31]
[IN Q=If the tobacco industry]

((HARLAN YOUNG/MACHINIST: IF THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY GOES UNDER WE DON'T FEEL LIKE THERE'S GOING TO BE ANY JOBS OUT THERE THAT ARE GOING TO BE COMPATIBLE TO WHAT WE HAVE NOW.)) [RUNS:07]
[OUT Q=what we have now.]


Philip Morris and Dimon employees in the audience have the very same concern.
C-D Bryant, a tobacco grower in Pittsylvania County, sat on the governor's panel.
He relayed his frustration with the 17-percent quota cut farmers experienced this year-- and says it might only get worse.
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[SOT 04:21-:38]
[IN Q=Can you imagine a state]

((C.D. BRYANT/CONCERNED FRIENDS OF TOBACCO: CAN YOU IMAGINE A STATE, A BUSINESS, OR ONE'S PERSONAL INCOME TAKING A 17% DECLINE? THE SAD FACT IS THE TOBACCO GROWERS COULD FACE CONTINUED DECLINE IN PRODUCTION FORCING MANY FARMERS TO GO OUT OF BUSINESS.)) [RUNS:17]
[OUT Q=out of business.]


While Congress hammers out a national tobacco settlement, people like Barbara Herndon of Danville say their lives hang in the balance.
And she doesn't think leaders in Washington know she exists.
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[SOT 27:38-:51]
[IN Q=If they pass]

((BARBARA HERNDON/LEAF PROCESSOR: IF THEY PASS SOME OF THE LEGISLATION THEY'RE TALKING ABOUT THEY SHOULD AT LEAST KNOW THE DAMAGE THEY CAN DO TO PEOPLE LIKE ME. I THINK THE WHOLE DEBATE IS ABOUT MONEY AND ABOUT CONTROL. (CHEERS) )) [RUNS:22]
[OUT Q=about control. (cheers)]

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[Sidebar-Summit]


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[TAPE#98-31 1:26:40]
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The Virginia chapters of the American Lung Association and American Cancer Society wanted to take part in today's summit.
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[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


But Governor Jim Gilmore made it clear he had just one agenda today.
In response to a question about the Gilmore administration's analysis of the McCain bill for HEALTH questions--
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((GOV. GILMORE: THEY ARE BEING ANALYZED IN TERMS OF THE IMPACT IT WOULD HAVE ON JOBS.))
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((ANNE DONLEY/GROUP TO ALLEVIATE SMOKING IN PUBLIC: THEY KEEP TALKING ABOUT THE HARDWORKING MEN AND WOMEN WHO WOULD STAND TO LOSE A HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR IF THEY LOST THEIR JOBS. I HAVEN'T HEARD ANYBODY TALK ABOUT THE HARDWORKING MEN AND WOMEN WHO LOST A MAJOR WAGE EARNER IN THEIR FAMILY BECAUSE THAT PERSON WAS ADDICTED TO TOBACCO OR THAT PERSON BREATHED SOMEONE ELSE'S SMOKE.))
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((GOV. GILMORE: IT'S NOT ABOUT THAT. THIS CONFERENCE HERE TODAY IS ABOUT WORKING PEOPLE. PEOPLE EACH AND EVERY DAY WHO ARE OUT THERE GOING TO THEIR JOBS AND TAKING CARE OF THEIR FAMILIES. AND THAT IS THE ISSUE.))
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C-SPAN taped the tobacco summit and plans to air it in the next few days.[Quayle]


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[TAPE#98-26 2:02:36]
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The candidate challenging Democrat Rick Boucher got a helping hand today from a well known republican.
Former Vice President Dan Quayle, who's considering a run for President, was in Blacksburg today campaigning for Radford ophthalmologist Joe Barta.
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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[SUPER=01-Dr. Joe Barta/(R) Congressional Candidate; :00]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :25]
[SUPER=@Trumbo; :33]
[SUPER=07-Dan Quayle; :46]
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((
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((DR. JOE BARTA/(R) CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE: WE NEED TO REPLACE HIM WITH SOMEBODY WHO CAN GO TO WASHINGTON AND REPRESENT OUR CORE CONSERVATIVE PRINCIPALS AND VALUES FROM THE NINTH DISTRICT TO WASHINGTON D.C. ))
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[OUT Q=washington, DC]


Dr. Barta recently secured the G-O-P nomination by defeating fellow republican, Patrick Muldoon who lost the last election to the incumbent congressman.
Since then, the Radford eye surgeon has been working to get his name out realizing going up against Boucher won't be easy.
Indeed many republicans believe bringing Dan Quayle into the campaign is the boost Barta needs.
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((SEN. BO TRUMBO/R-FINCASTLE: IT GENERATES THE ENTHUSIASM THAT A CAMPAIGN IS REALLY ALL ABOUT AND NOT ONLY TO HAVE THE REPUBLICAN SUPPORT BUT ALSO THE INDEPENDENT SUPPORT THAT DAN QUAYLE BRINGS with IT.))
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[IN Q=The American]

((DAN QUAYLE: THE AMERICAN PEOPLE ARE VERY DISAPPOINTED BY WHAT THEY SEE, IT'S UNFORTUNATE THAT WE HAVE TO TALK ABOUT ALL THE SCANDALS WHEN WE SHOULD BE TALKING ABOUT OUR FAMILIES, WE OUGHT TO BE WORKING TO STRENGTHEN OUR FAMILIES, TO MAKE OUR SCHOOLS BETTER, OUR STREETS SAFER, OUR NATIONAL DEFENSE STRONGER. ))
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[OUT Q=stronger.]


It was definitely a worthwhile fundraiser for the Radford republican with about 200 people turning out and paying a minimum of 25- dollars each for a chance to meet the former vice president.

Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Blacksburg.))[Allen-Education]


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Could funding for Virginia's two historically black public colleges be in jeapordy?
That question comes after the man expected to be tapped tomorrow as the state's new higher education chief says Virginia should re-examine the schools' support.
William Allen told "The Washington Post" that although schools such as Virginia State University near Petersburg and Norfolk State University may have been necessary when blacks were barred from other colleges, their value today is less certain.

[School-Prayer]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=ach]
[TAPE#=98-35 41:29]
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Last week, Congress voted down a Constitutional amendment that would have allowed organized prayer in school.
The defeat of the amendment has not stopped debate over the issue.
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The controversial subject is on the minds of some area high school students as they graduate.
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[SOT 12.11.35]
[IN Q= If they are]

((KIM KAYS/ PATRICK HENRY HS GRADUATE: IF THEY ARE OF A DIFFERENT RELIGION AND THEY DON'T WANT TO PARTICIPATE THEN THEY DON'T HAVE TO BUT OTHERS HAVE THE RIGHT TO))
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[IN Q= In the Constitution]

((SCOTT KATZ/PATRICK HENRY HS GRADUATE: IN THE CONSTITUTION NOW IT STATES THAT A SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE AND THAT GIVES EVERYONE A RIGHT TO PRACTICE WHAT THEY BELIEVE AND ITS NOT RIGHT BRINGING PRAYER INTO THE SCHOOL OR SCHOOL GROUND OR ANY CITY OFFICIAL THING.))
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[VO-NAT]


It's graduation time throughout the area.
Today the civic center hosted graduation ceremonies for both William Fleming and Patrick Henry High Schools.
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[Hartman]
[TALENT=Jean]
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[TAPE#=98-39 55:47]
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The founder of Lee Hartman and Sons has died.
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[Vo-NAT]
Lee Hartman, Senior, was still President of the electronics store he started in 1956.
Lee Hartman, Senior, was born in October, 1900 in Medley... a neighborhood just over the city line at Peters Creek and Cove Roads.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=HOLD]


HIS parents owned a general store there.

One of the last living members of The Roanoke 1900 Club, Hartman died this morning at age 97. [Sewer-Plant]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-43 26:04]
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The city of Lexington and Rockbridge County are working together to build a new sewer plant.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.]


Lexington's current plant is more than 40-years old and has many cracks and holes in it.
City officials also say they're unable to meet new federal regulations calling for sewer plants to filter more substances from the water.
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[IN Q=First of all]

((BUDDY DERRICK/LEXINGTON MAYOR: FIRST OF ALL THE PLANT THAT WE HAVE IS OLD AND IT'S VERY DIFFICULT TO UPDATE TO THE NEW REQUIREMENTS AND TO THE NEW STANDARDS AND IT'S REALLY NOT CAPABLE OF HANDLING THE TREMENDOUS OVERFLOW WE HAVE WHEN WE HAVE PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN.))
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The new plant is located just outside of Lexington.
Funds for it were provided by both the city and Rockbridge County.
Officials hope to finish construction on the facility by the end of this year.

[Avalanche]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=JJA]
[TAPE#net a]
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An Avalanche hit on Washington's Mount (Ra-NEER) Ranier-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Mt. Rainier, WA;]


Tonight a rescue operation is under way- Several climbers have already been brought to safety, but two are still stuck on the mountain.
Several of the climbers suffered broken bones and hypothermia.
The climbers were swept off the mountain at an elevation between eleven and twelve thousand feet.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey

[Tease1]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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If your thought flying was a hassle, wait until you hear what some flight attendants have put up with,
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[VO-NAT]


And a snag in your leg-wear can mean a big headache...
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[SOT 10:54:00]
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((ANYTHING THAT WILL HELP LONGEVITY OF LIFE OF A PAIR OF TIGHTS WOULD BE IDEAL ))
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[OUT Q=WOULD BE IDEAL.]
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[VO-NAT]


We'll have a possible solution coming up on NEws 7 at 11.
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[GM-Strike]


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[WRITER=JJA]
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They said they would do it and tonight they did-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Flint, MI;]


More than five-thousand workers at a second General Motors plant walked off their jobs-
The plant makes speedometers and spark plugs.
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[SOT 21:33:54]
[IN Q=]

((RICHRAD SHOEMAKER/UAW VICE PRESIDENT: UAW LOCAL 651 MEMBERS ARE BEING THREATENED WITH JOB LOSSES DUE TO SUBCONTRACTING WITH VENDORS... SPEED UP CONDITIONS OVERLOADED JOBS.))
[SUPER=01-Richard Shoemaker/United Auto Workers;]
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[OUT Q=OVERLOADED JOBS.]
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[VO-NAT]


This is the second GM plant to go on strike in six days-
It could mean a production halt at G-M's plants in North America by the end of next week.
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[Airline-passengers]


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Some airline passengers are getting out of control --
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


Flight attendants told a House panel that they've been verbally abused and physically attacked.
One flight attendant described what a male passengger did when she walked out of an airplane restroom.
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[SOT 15:12:23]
[IN Q=]

((CARRI KNAFFI/FLIGHT ATTENDANT: HE LOOKED AT ME, EXPOSED HIMSELF AND THEN WITHOUT SAYING A WORD BEGAN URINATING ALL OVER ME THE GALLEY, THE DOOR, THE GIRTH BAR AND THE BINS.)) [15:10:31] ((SHELLY LONGMUIR/UNITED AIRLINES: OUR EMPLOYEES HAVE THE RIGHT TO SAFETY AT WORK AND UNITED WILL NOT TOLERATE PHYSICAL ABUSE OF ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES.))
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[SUPER=01-Shelly Longmuir/United Airlines;11 ]
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[VO-NAT]


Lawmakers are calling on the Justice Department to prosecute unruly passengers.
Airlines are also calling for limits and guidelines for carry on baggage so it does not become a competitive issue between airlines.
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[Run-Free]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=JJA]
[TAPE#net d]
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If you've ever worn pantyhose- you know the age old problem- a run-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]


But now there's an alternative to the clear nail polish patchup.
It's called Run Free- Debrorah Vollmer decided to create it after she got a run in her hose on a first date.
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[SOT 10:53:17]
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((DEBORAH VOLLMER/RUN FREE CREATOER: IT'S INSTANT. IT'S INVISIBLE. IT'S SOFT AND FLEXIBLE YOU CAN'T EVEN FEEL IT ON YOUR STOCKINGS ))
[SUPER=01-Deborah Vollmer/"Run Free" Creator]
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[OUT Q=on your stockings.]
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[VO-NAT]


Reporters in New York had some women give run free- a test run-
The results? They liked it- and say it worked.
The Hosiery business is a 3 billion dollar industry- so it's no surprise there are no plans to create a no run sheer hose-
So for five bucks a bottle women may be running to the store to buy Run Free.
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[Harmonic-Scalpel]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
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[TAPE#=98-34 1:31:22]
[GRAPHIC=Medical News]


It vibrates 55-thousand times a second and cuts with little to no bleeding --
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford; ]


It's called the harmonic scalpel and local doctors say it's a safer way to operate.
The blade can also be maneuvered to become a diverse tool.
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[SOT 13:42:32]
[IN Q=It allows]

((DR. DAVID STOECKLE/BLACKSBURG SURGEON:IT ALLOWS YOU TO CUT THE TISSUE AND DISSECT THE TISSUE...PREVIOUS TYPE OF DISSECTING WAS DONE WITH ELECTROCAUTERY.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. David Stoeckle/Surgeon; ]
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[OUT Q=electrocautery.]
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[VO-NAT]


Because it uses ultrasonic waves instead of electricity, there is no danger of burning surrounding organs.
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[Tease2]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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Got Milk?
That's a question some folks in Montgomery County won't be asking anytime soon...
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[VO-NAT]


And one rodent is jumping for joy.
We'll have this hamster's story coming up in tonight's video of the day.
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[Milk-Spill]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-38 51:36]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Plenty of milk was on hand this morning for members of the Riner volunteer fire department.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]


A tractor trailer carrying about two thousand gallons overturned on Camp Carysbrook Road around nine thirty.
The driver told authorities he was trying to avoid another car when he ran off the side of the road.
He was later charged with failure to maintain control of his vehicle.
A portion of the milk spilled into a nearby creek.
Crews were called in to clean the spill out of concern the milk would spoil and possibly harm the fish.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-42 27:09]
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Young boys caught breaking the law or dealing with serious family problems often get a new start at the Covington Boys Home.
It's a place where officials use almost every opportunity including sports, to teach residents about succeeding in life.
Stacey Martin has more.
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((nat sound)) [RUNS04]
That was a practice swing. But, soon Eric and 22 other teens from the Covington Boy's Home will be taking a crack at national competition at the Home Olympics.
It's an event that brings together nearly 300 youngsters with similar backgrounds.
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(("MATT"/BOYS HOME RESIDENT: IT GIVES ME SOME COMFORT KNOWING THAT I'M NOT ALONE. IT'S NOT JUST US--THERE'S OTHER PLACES IN THE US AND OTHER PARTS OF THE WORLD WHERE THEY TRY AND HELP PEOPLE OUT WITH PROBLEMS.)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=out with problems.]


Administrators have become coaches in the past few weeks--perfecting swings and developing strategies.
But, they say they're really teaching these teens lessons for life-- about handling success and failure and being a team player.
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[IN Q=After it's over]

((BILLY RICE/ASST. PROGRAMS DIRECTOR: AFTER IT'S OVER IF YOU'VE GIVEN YOU'RE BEST EFFORT, HOW YOU REACT AND BEING A SPORTSMAN IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT AND WE'VE REALLY FOCUSED ON THAT WITH THE GUYS.)) [RUNS13]
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(("ERIC"/BOYS HOME RESIDENT:I'VE BEEN HERE FOR FIVE YEARS AND THIS IS THE PLACE I CALL HOME AND IT FEELS GOOD FOR ME TO BE ABLE TO REPRESENT MY HOME ACROSS THE COUNTRY.)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=across the country.]


Athletes from the Covington Boys Home will have a chance to scoop the competition on both the varsity and junior varsity level.
They leave Sunday for the week-long event with competition beginning Monday.
Stacey Martin, News 7, Covington.)) [Forecasts]
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Dale earnhardt will qualify for the Miller Litte 400 at Michigan you
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bristol, TN; :00]


with new crew chief Kevin hamlin, Lowes 31 driver Mike Skinner's former team boss. larry McReynolds goes to the 31 team aand the intimidator seems positive.
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((DALE EARNHARDT/HAS ONE WIN THIS SEASON:))
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[OUT Q=...and win"]
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[S-Avs]


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The Avalanche opened their last homestand of the first half of the season last night against Prince William.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Cannons vs. Avalanche; :oo]


In the top of the first, Brent Butler sends this Steve Mancuk pittch over the left field wall and the cannons open with a boom, taking the 1-nothing lead.
[SUPER=34-Prince William/6/Salem/2;]The Avs; woes continue in the second as Manchuk hits the cannons Craig martine to

load the bases.
Todd Hogan then connects on the one bagger to plate Bill Deck and Luis Saturria for a 3-nothing lead.
Salem would score two in the 8th, but the Cannons win outshoot Salem 6-2.
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[SUPER=01-Jay Loviglio/Salem Manager; :14]
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[S-Braves]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-17 7:08]
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The Class A Danville 97's new Dan Daniel Park roommates arrived today. The Danville Braves.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/This Morning; :00]

Attlanta's rookie appalachian league team arrived today to start the season. The braves will share the same clubhouse with the 97's. Manager franklin Stubbs liked what he saw in the first day of practice.
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[IN Q="we]
[SUPER=01-Franklin Stubbs/Braves Manager; :00]
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[OUT Q=...end of the season"]
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[S-NHL]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-8]
[GRAPHIC=Stanley Cup]


For the first time in 42 years of the Stanley Cup finals a team that allowed three goals in a period has come back to win.
Detroit topped Washington in game 2 last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Detroit, MI/ESPN; :00]


The Wings scored the games first goal. Stevie Yzerman takes the feed and burries it infront of Oliie the goalie.
But Washington scores three unanswered second period goals. Peter Bondar gets it started with a blast from Chris Osgood's right side.
Then, caps bruiser Chris Simon gives Washingto the lead with his first playoff goal and first tally in 22 games.
[SUPER=31-Washington/4/Detroit/5;]


Adam Oates puts the captials up 3-1, the final Washington goal in the second. But the red wings come back to score 4.
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[S-Donna]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
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On to golf. Lynchburg's Donna Andrews flirted with the LPGA all time record low score yesterday in the first round of the Oldmobile Classic.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-East Lansing, MI/ESPN; :00]


Andrews shot a first round 8 under 64. She birdied 10 of the first 13 holes. If she had played par golf oer the final five holes, she would have ttied the tour record 62.
Her 64 puts her two strokes ahead of Karrie Webb. Andrews has finsied second in the past three LPGA events.
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[S-Cup]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-20]
[GRAPHIC=Soccer]


The four teams competing in the World Cup all opened with ties yesterday. Italy rallied to tie favored Chili 2-2. Roberto Baggio tied it at 2 on a penalty kick with about six minutes remaining.
Chile got two goals from Marcelo Salas.
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In other action, Cameroon tied Austria 1-1. Peirre Njanka with the best goal of the touerney so far, but Austria's Anton Polster's tally forces the tie.
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Still to come in sports, the CVITT ttennis tournament held court in Lynchburg today,
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and Roy Stanley will take us through the historic and still impressive Cascades golf course as it celebrates a 75th birthday.
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The Central Virginia Invitational Tennis Tournament is got under way today in Lynchburg.
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Defending tourney champ Carl Clark is a step closer to a repeat having beaten Tommy Croker 6-2, 6-3.
The competition continues into the weekend.
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Virginia Tech and A-10 player of the year Erin Marchetti withdrew from the CVITT.

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Hot Springs Cascades golf course is celebrating it's 75 annivesary. Roy Stanley takes us through one of the nations best links layouts
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((Over the Years the Cascades course has been rated among the top 50 in America by the golf Magazine and its currently ranked as the top course in Virginia.
Such events as the U.S.G.A championships the Women's and Men's U-S Amateurs and the 9195 and 96 Merril Lynch Senior shootout have been held at the course.
And in the year 2-thousand the U.S. Men's Mid amateur is coming to Hot Springs.)) ((WAYNE NOOE/GOLF DIRECTOR:)) ((it's estimated that over 3 thousand rounds of golf are played on the course during a 7 month period.
But the fairways and greens are as pretty as they were the day the course opened back in 1923.)) ((MARK STUBSTAD/GOLFER:)) ((NOOE:)) ((ROY STANDUP:)) ((BRETT SCHOENFIELD/HOTEL MANAGER:)) ((There are two other courses to choose from, The Homestead course and the Lower Cascades.
Roy Stanley News 7 sports.))
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An Iowa pet store is showcasing a flipped out rodent... of sorts.
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This hamster is attracting attention with his continual back flips.
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((CARRIE CRUM/SALES ASSOCIATE:HE'LL START AT THE BACK OF THE CAGE TOWARDS THE WALL AND HE'LL RUN UP TO THE FRONT OF THE CAGE THEN HE'LL DO A FLIP THEN HE'LL RUN BACK.))
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Store clerks say Siberian dwarf hamsters are not big sellers because of their tendency to bite.
They figure this little guy is merely trying to find himself a home with his acrobatics.
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