[News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Eric]

[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=Heads]
[GRAPHIC=]


Up next on News 7 at 11...
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[VO-NAT]


A funeral in Texas brings hundreds of people together, calling for an end to racial violence.
No progress so far as negotiators try to end the G-M strike.
And a new teen crisis center tries to end drug and alcohol abuse through faith.
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News 7 at 11 is next.

[Bedford-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]


An 18-year old woman was seriously injured in a traffic accident today in Bedford County.
Police believe the teen is a graduate of Liberty High School.
The accident happened along Langford Mills Road around 1 p-m.
Authorities say she apparently sped down a curve, lost control of her car, and rolled down a 50 foot embankment.
Police say the teen suffered injuries to her chest.
She was flown to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
A 20-year old man and two boys in the car had minor injuries.
Police are not releasing the driver's name and her condition is not known.

[Fire-Folo]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-34; 98:34]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation]


Seven families were left homeles last month after a fire broke out in a Roanoke apartment building.
Now, it appears a 40-year old man is being charged with arson in connection with that fire.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 5;]


The blaze broke out around 3 a-m at West Creek Manor apartments on Westside Boulevard in Roanoke.
Officials at that time described the fire as "suspicious".
According to published reports, a grand jury recently indicted Phillip S. Holland for arson.
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[Dragging-Death]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Hundreds of people attended a funeral in Jasper, Texas today, demanding an end to racial violence.
James Byrd Junior was allegedly dragged to death by white supremacists.
Lee Cowan has more.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=In this small]
[SUPER=03-Jasper, TX; :00]
[SUPER=01-Renee Mullins/Daughter; :10 quick]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Jesse Jackson/Civil Rights Leader; :34]
[SUPER=01-Lee Cowan/Reporting; :47]
[SUPER=01-Johnny Baker/Pastor; 1:16=]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson/(D) Texas; 1:23]
[RUNS=1:43]
[OUT Q=CBS News, Jasper, Texas; ]

(( IN THIS SMALL TEXAS TOWN INSIDE THIS SMALL BAPTIST CHURCH ON MARTIN LUTHER KING BLVD, A BIG GOODBYE FOR A MAN WHO'S BECOME BIGGER THAN LIFE.

(SOT: Renee Mullins, Daughter)

In: he would have said...Out: Would have loved it.

(NAT)


THEY CAME FROM ALL OVER, AN OVERFLOW CROWD FOR WHAT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE A PRIVATE FUNERAL. MANY HAD NEVER HEARD OF JASPER TEXAS BEFORE, SOME DIDN'T EVEN KNOW JAMES BYRD. THEY ALL DO NOW. AND SO DOES A NATION.
(SOT: Rev. Jesse Jackson, Civil Right Leader)

In: It just may be... Out: stop the hatred.

(STANDUP Lee Cowan CBS News)


BUT THE MURDER OF JAMES BYRD HAS GROWN INTO WHAT SOME ARE CALLING THE SYMBOL FOR A NEW CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT, BRINGING WITH IT ALL THE DIVERSE OPINIONS ON HOW TO SOLVE IT.

(NAT)


SOME WITH GUNS, OTHERS WITHOUT.

(SOT: Johnny Baker, Pastor)

In: No guns, just peace..."
OLD WOUNDS REOPENED IN A DEBATE THAT HAS NEVER ENDED.

(SOT: Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas)

In: This has nothing to do with Jasper. Out: hate in this act.
A BATTLE THIS TOWN IS FIGHTING ALONG WITH THE NATION. SO, AS THE HEAD OF THE NAACP SAYS, ONE DAY IT CAN CRY OUT...

(SOT: Kweisi Mfume, President NAACP)

In: Never again
LEE COWAN CBS NEWS JASPER TEXAS.))

[GM-Strike]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Strike]


Talks between General Motors and the United Auto Workers ended today without a resolution.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Flint, MI;]


92-hundred workers are on strike, more than 50-thousand are out of work due to parts shortages.
Talks will resume tomorrow... so far, NO progress has been reported.
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[Tease1]


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


Up next--Camp Roanoke gets some much needed renovations.
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[VO-NAT]


And, a new crises center turns to religion to combat drug and alcohol addictions.
More when the news continues.
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[Camp-Roanoke]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-41; 42:30]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal]


A once-popular Roanoke County summer camp may soon be back in operation.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Camp Roanoke was shut down in 1985 after its buildings fell into disrepair.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=12:06:19]
[IN Q=IT REALLY WAS]

((ELMER HODGE/ROANOKE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR; IT REALLY WAS IN TERRIBLE CONDITION. THE ROOF WAS CAVED-IN. THE WINDOWS WERE OUT. THE BUILDINGS WERE REALLY JUST UNUSEABLE. WE WERE GOING TO BULLDOZE THE PROJECT TO PREVENT FURTHER VANDALISM. AND PARKS AND RECREATION SAID LET US HAVE A TRY AT IT.))
[SUPER=01-Elmer Hodge/Roanoke Co. Administrator; :00]
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=try at it.]
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[VO-NAT]


The U-S Marines and Navy Seabees performed nearly 300-thousand dollars' worth of renovations on the camp.
It was part of the military groups' training and the county's effort to raise funds for the "Rekindle the Glow" campaign.
Crews still have to install a new pool, pave the parking lot and build a bathhouse before completing the renovations.
The former YMCA facility is being restored for use as a residential camp.
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[Teen-Challenge]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-42; 30:14]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A new Roanoke crises center is calling on a higher power to help people addicted to drugs and alcohol.
David Johnson has more about the Appalachain Teen Challenge Center.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We at the]
[SUPER=01-Jim Nickels/Teen Challenge Executive Dir.; :02]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :15]
[SUPER=01-Damon Graham/Teen Challenge Student; :58]
[SUPER=01-Jim Oyler/Teen Challenge Student; 1:08]
[SUPER=@David1; 1:14]
[RUNS=1:27]
[OUT Q=djo, News7.]
[SOT=10:39:46]
[IN Q=WE AT TEEN]

((((JIM NICKELS/TEEN CHALLENGE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR; WE AT TEEN CHALLENGE, WE ADDRESS THE PHYSICAL COMPONENT, THE PSYCHOLOGICAL COMPONENT, AND WE ALSO ADDRESS THE VOCATIONAL COMPONENT. HOWEVER WE GO ONE STEP FURTHER THAN MANY OTHER PROGRAMS IN THAT WE ADDRESS THE SPIRITUAL COMPONENT.))
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=SPIRITUAL COMPONENT.]


Those guidelines along with a regimented and disciplined schedule helps students overcome their drug and alcohol addictions.
Appalachain Teen Challenge, Incorporated is a community-based ministry that acts as a crisis referral center here in Roanoke.
The program gets help from everyone from law enforcement agencies to church pastors.
[SOT=10:42:26]
[IN Q=WE PROVIDE CRISIS]

((NICKELS; WE PROVIDE CRISIS COUNSELING BOTH ON A PERSONAL AND A GROUP LEVEL. WE ALSO DO SUBSTANCE ABUSE SEMINARS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS AS WELL AS STREET AND JAIL EVANGILISM.))
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=JAIL EVANGELISM.]


Nickels says the program is about healing and is designed for those who want help.
As part of their process participants have to admit that what they did was wrong and dedicate themselves to their own recovery. [NAT-SOUND]
[RUNS=06]
[SOT=10:35:19 - 10:37:12]
[IN Q=I WAS IN A]

((DAMON GRAHAM/TEEN CHALLENGE STUDENT; I WAS IN A MENTAL HOSPITAL BEFORE I CAME TO TEEN CHALLENGE. THROUGH PRAYER AND THROUGH THEIR GUIDANCE, GOD WAS ABLE TO PUT MY LIFE TOGETHER. AND NOW I HAVE HOPE AND I HAVE A FUTURE TODAY BECAUSE OF TEEN CHALLENGE.)) ((JIM OYLER/TEEN CHALLENGE STUDENT; THIS HAS GIVEN ME A GREATER FOUNDATION OF TRUTH IN ORDER TO BUILD A NEW LIFE.))
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=A NEW LIFE.]

[STNAD-UP/] ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; THE AVERAGE STAY FOR A MAN AT TEEN CHALLENGE IS TEN TO 14 MONTHS. THE SUCCESS RATE? A DOCUMENTED STUDY INDICATES THAT 86-PERCENT OF MEN WHO COME THROUGH THIS PROGRAM REMAIN DRUG AND ALCOHOL FREE. DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS 7.))
[RUNS=13]))


[Neighborhood]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-40; 58:42]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Organization is essential for neighborhood groups trying to reach their goals.
Today, a community partnership was helping groups in Roanoke to do just that.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The Roanoke Neighborhood Partnership sponsored its "Spring Mini-conference".
The conference teaches community groups ways to work more effectively.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=09:26:28]
[IN Q=I THINK ITS VERY]

((VERNICE LAW/NEIGHBORHOOD PARTNERSHIP PARTICIPANT; I THINK IT'S VERY IMPORTANT TO KNOW HOW TO ORGANIZE. AND ALSO TO KNOW HOW TO DEAL WITH THEIR MEETINGS AND HOW TO GET THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS ON AN UPPER LEVEL.))
[SUPER=01-Vernice Law/Participant;]

[RUNS12]
[OUT Q=UPPER LEVEL.]
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[VO-NAT]


Another part of the program teaches neighborhood groups how to address zoning issues.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=09:17:43]
[IN Q=HELPS THE NEIGHBORHOOD]

((JOHN MARELLES/NEIGHBORHOOD PARTNERSHIP SPOKESMAN; HELPS THE NEIGHBORHOOD GROUPS UNDERSTAND WHERE THEY CAN GET THE INFORMATION THEY NEED, WHO TO GO TO, HOW TO DEAL WITH THE VARIOUS BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS IN THE CITY. BASICALLY TRAIN THEM AND EDUCATE THEM SO THAT THEY CAN BE EFFECTIVE IN THE PROCESS.))
[SUPER=01-John Marelles/Partnership Spokesman;]

[RUNS14]
[OUT Q=IN THE PROCESS.]
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[ANCHOR=Eric]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The city will provide at least two more neighborhood training sessions during the summer.

[WebWatch]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=WebWatch]
[GRAPHIC=Web Watch]


A tobacco company based in Danville finds a home on the web.
And, you can catch the W-NBA in action by going on-line.
More in today's WebWatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Dimon Incorperated]
[RUNS=1:14]
[OUT Q=WDBJ7-dot-com]


[intro] [RUNS05]
((Dimon Incorporated is sprouting up on the World Wide Web. The Danville Company says it's the first leaf dealer on the internet.
Visitors can check on possible job openings... none right now... Investors can also keep track of the company's stock performance.

If you want to invest in the stock market, but are afraid to "dive in"... the Virtual Stock Exchange has a way to get your feet wet, risk free...
Their site has a free stock market simulation. You create your own account and trade, using real-time data... you'll learn how it works, with out loosing, or making any real money.
There are several forums where you can discuss market trends and hot tips with other users.

As the NBA ends its season, the WNBA is just getting fired up... and you can catch the excitement online at WNBA-dot-com.
Check out the latest news, and scores, schedules and even highlights...

[natsot]

[RUNS05]

You can even run your own instant replays...

For links to all these sites, click on WebWatch, on the WDBJ website, at WDBJ7-dot-com.))

[Tease2]


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


Still to come--the army celebrates another birthday today.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


And, we'll catch a ride with the game wardens who patrol Smith Mountain Lake.
That's coming up when the news continues.
(----------------)



[Fire-Safety]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-44; 27:26]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Safety]


A local home improvement store was offering something more than hardware and fixtures to its customers today.
It gave youngsters a lesson in fire safety.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Every year, Lowes holds its "Safe Kids Day" on June 13th to promote fire safety at home.
The event is held in connection with the "Lowes Heroes" program that helps out area children's groups.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=13:03:20]
[IN Q=THIS YEAR WE]

((DONNIE DEAL/LOWES; THIS YEAR WE ARE WORKING WITH THE BAPTIST CHILDREN'S HOME IN SALEM TO HELP TRY AND GET THEM SOME MATERIALS FOR MUCH NEEDED REPAIRS AT THE CHILDREN'S HOME. WE'RE FURNISHING SOME CARBON-MONOXIDE DETECTORS FOR THE DORMITORY ROOMS. ALSO SOME NEW STEEL FRONT DOORS SO THEY'LL BE A LOT SAFER AND HELPING BUILD A HANDICAP RAMP FOR THEIR NEW DINING ROOM FACILITIES.))
[SUPER=01-Donnie Deal/Lowes; :00]
[RUNS=22]
[OUT Q=FACILITIES]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Among the effects used to teach fire safety was a "Smoke House" in which children were taught what to do in the event of a fire.
Children were also taught the importance of having a common meeting place outside the home when there's a fire and how to "Stop, Drop and Roll".
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[Army-Celebration]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-38; 52:26]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A celebration got underway today in Roanoke in honor of the U-S Army's birthday and national Flag Day --which officially begins Sunday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The two-day event is being held at the National Guard Armory.
It includes demonstrations and displays featuring artillery and an army helicopter.
The U-S Army is celebrating its 223rd birthday.
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[Philippine-Independence]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-43; 27:06]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Filipinos in Roanoke gathered to celebrate their country's independence day.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The Philippine-American Association of the Roanoke Valley is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the independence of the Philippines.
It was June 12th, 1898 when the country declared its freedom from Spain.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT=15:41:37 - 15:44:25]
[IN Q=WE WERE UNDER]

((MAX CUESTA/PAST PRESIDENT; WE WERE UNDER THE SPANISH REGIME. AND THIS IS LIKE IT WAS A REVOLUTION AND THEN THE PHILIPPINES WERE SET FREE. HOWEVER FROM THE UNITED STATES, WE WERE FOR A WHILE A COMMONWEALTH OF THE UNITED STATES. SO THE UNITED STATES GAVE US OUR INDEPENDENCE INN 1946.)) ((ERNIE RAMOS/PRESIDENT; THE PHILIPPINES WERE UNDER SPAIN FOR 400 YEARS AND ITS A BIG, BIG CELEBRATION FOR US ALSO IN THE PHILIPPINES RIGHT NOW. WHAT WE ARE DOING IS WE ARE BRINGING THE PHILIPPINES HERE IN ROANOKE FOR THIS CELEBRATION.))


[SUPER=07-Max Cuesta; :00]
[SUPER=07-Ernie Ramos; :22]
[RUNS=38]
[OUT Q=THIS CELEBRATION.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Singing, dancing and a cultural exhibit were among the festivities at todays' event.
(------------)


[LAKE-PATROL]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=98-54 7:02]
[GRAPHIC=WALKING THE BEAT]


Speeders are a problem for law enforcement on the roadways and on the waterways.
And, it's up to the Virginia Game and Inland Fisheries Department to make area waters, including Smith Mountain Lake, safe for everyone.
Denise Allen spoke with the department's game wardens and has this report.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=PEOPLE GET]
[SUPER=01-Carson Altizer/Game Warden; :00]
[SUPER=03-Smith Mountain Lake; :25]
[SUPER=01-David Cushman/Game Warden; :44]
[SUPER=@Denise2; :58]
[RUNS=1:15]
[OUT Q=News 7.]
(( (/////SOT/////)
[SOT 28:46:27]
[IN Q=PEOPLE]

((CARSON ALTIZER/GAME WARDEN: PEOPLE GET ON A BOAT WITHOUT TAKING ANY PRECAUTIONS OR MEASURES THEY WOULD WITH A MOTOR VEHICLE.))
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=MOTOR VEHICLE]


These measures include having accessible life jackets and a WORKING fire extinguisher.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=16:09:18 see how]

((SEE HOW IT'S DOWN ALL THE WAY RIGHT NOW THERE'S NO WAY TO TEST IT.))
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=to replace it]


Officers David Cushman and Carson Altizer are working the night shift at Smith Mountain Lake.
Some summer nights can be as busy as a pretty day.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 34:48:13/34:41:25]
[IN Q=]

((CARSON ALTIZER/GAME WARDEN: YOU REALLY GET A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING. IT'S JUST LIKE WORKING THE ROAD AS A DEPUTY OR A COUNTY OFFICER. SOMETIMES WE HAVE FIGHT CALLS, DOMESTIC DISPUTES, BRANDISHING A FIREARM.))
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=often times 26:39:01]

((DAVID CUSHMAN/GAME WARDEN: OFTEN TIMES OUT HERE WE SEE PEOPLE ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE CHANNEL. IT'S IMPORTANT WHEN THEY'RE GOING DOWN THE LAKE THEY STAY ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE OF THE BOAT THAT'S APPROACHING.))
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=right of way]


Most of the tickets handed out on the lake are for not having a fishing license or failing to register the boat.
The Game Department also offers safe boating classes.
And these officers say more people are realizing a little boater education makes a trip to the lake safer.
Denise Allen News 7.))
[WX]

[SUPER=306-69/55/61/NW-14mph/29.71f/5:59am/8:42pm;]

[Forecasts]
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[SUPER=X5001;][S-Avalanche]



[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-5]
[GRAPHIC=Salem Avalanche]


The Salem Avalanche was riding high last night as the Prince William Cannons were in town for game two of a three game weekend set.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Avalanche vs Cannons]


It was Christian night at Memorial Stadium and the biggest crowd this season packed the stands for the showdown with the Cannons.
Prince William would get on the board in the top of the second when Bryan Britt takes this pitch deep over the right field wall to make it a 1 to nothing Cannon lead.
The Cannons would add a run in the seventh Cordell
[SUPER=37-Prince William/6/Salem/1/;]

Farley hits this solo homer almost in the same spot as Britt's and the Cannons hold on for the 6 to 1 win.
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[S-Orioles]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-6]
[GRAPHIC=Orioles/Jays]


Carolos Delgado drove in three runs yesterday as Toronto beat the Baltimore Orioles 9 to 8.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Toronto, CA/O'S TV; :]


A view of the field high above the Skydome in Toronto.
In the bottom of the second Alex Gonzalez smokes this pitch over the left centerfield wall for a two run homer and the Blue Jays led 3 to 1.
Delgado would come through in the third with this double scoring Travis Green and Jose Canseco and the Jays took the 5 to 1 lead.
Mike Stanley homered in the third to make it 6 to 1
[SUPER=35-Toronto/9/Baltimore/8/;]

then in the fifth Joe Carter sends this solo shot over the left field wall and the Jays beat the Orioles 9 to 8.
(------------)




[S-MLB]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-13]
[GRAPHIC=MLB LOGO]


At Veterans Stadium, The Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia 10 to 8 in 10 innings.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/FOX SPORTS; :]


The Phillies jumped out to the early lead when Mark Portugal hits this shot off the right field wall scoring a run to make it 2 to 1 Philadelphia.
Then in the bottom of the third, Bobby Abreu gets all of this pitch sending it over the wall in right field for a two run homer to make it 4 to 1 Phillies.
But the Cubs rallied in the top of the sixth Sammy
[SUPER=35-Chicago/10/Philadelphia/8/;]

Sosa takes this one deep over ther right field wall to make it 6 to 4 and Chicago wins it 10 to 8 in 10 innings.
(------------)





[S-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-8]
[GRAPHIC=MLB LOGO]


For only the second time in franchise history, The Los Angeles Dodgers turned a triple play this afternoon against Colorado.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA/FOX SPORTS; :]


It all started when this bunt popped up in the air Darren Dreifort threw to shortstop Jose Vizcanio at second for the first out Vizcanio relayed to first base where second baseman Eric Yong was covering the bag for the second out and Bobby Bonilla throws to third for the third out.
But the Dodgers lose the game and here's all of today's scores.
(/////SOT/////)

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[S-Danville]


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


The fans in Danville have plenty of baseball to choose from the rest of this season.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville; :]


The Danville Braves, Atlanta's Rookie league team, has joined the 97's of the Carolina League. Both teams will play in the same park and they also have to share a locker room.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="It's actually...]
[SUPER=01-Franklin Stubbs/Danville Braves Manager; :]
[SUPER=01-Rob Bell/97's Pitcher; :15]
[RUNS=:23]
[OUT Q=....lot better."]
[ANCHOR=Roy]
[GRAPHIC=Hold Logo]


The Braves will open their season later this month in the Appalachian League.



[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


And coming up in sports, Lacroix and Bolling lead the Hall of Fame Golf tournament Lynchburg's Donna Andrews slips at the L-P-G-A Oldsmobile Classic.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


And Dennis Rodman and Karl Malone will enter the ring as part of a W-C-W pay per view next month.
(------------)



[S-Comets]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-9]
[GRAPHIC=WNBA LOGO]


The defending champiomn Houston Comets opened their home season yesterday afternoon with a 73 to 62 win over the New York Liberty.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Houston, TX/NBC SPORTS; :]


The championship banner hanging next to the Rockets championship flag.
New York's Rebecca Lobo steps back and hits this three pointer but the Comets trailed 27 to 26.
Houston opened it up in the second half Cynthia Cooper pulls up and hits the three pointer to make it 40 to 32 Comets.
Moments later the Comets get the ball to Sheryl
[SUPER=34-Houston/73/New York/62/;]

Swoopes who connects from three point range Houston wins it 73 to 62.
(------------)




[S-Rodman]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
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When the N-B-A finals are over, Dennis Rodman and Karl Malone will meet in the ring.
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A Salt Lake city newspaper says Malone and Rodman will battle in a W-C-W pay per view event in San Diego July 12-th.

Rodman will team with Hollywood Hulk Hogan against Malone and either Randy Macho Man Savage or Malone's personal friend Diamond Dallas Page.
The Salt Lake Tribune says the contracts have already been signed.
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Brandon Lacroix continues to lead the Roanoke Valley Hall of fame. Lacroix shot a 75 yesterday at the Waters Edge for a total of 144 two shots better than Jake Allison, who shot an even par 72.
Nick Varney and Matt Mankin are tied for third at 147.
Dot Bolling is the leader after the women's first round. Bolling shot a 4 over par 76 for a three shot lead on Ann Kite of the Waters Edge.
The final round is set for the Botetourt Country Club today.


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Donna Andrews fell behind after yesterday's third round at the L-P-G-A Oldsmobile Classic.
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Andrews shot a 72 yesterday putting her at 12 under par 5 shots behind the leader Lisa Walters. Walters shot a third round 65 giving her a two round tital of 17 under par. Karrie Webb is third at 11 under.
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Billy King shot a 75 yesterday giving him a total of 148 after two rounds of the BellSouth Senior Classic. King is tied for 53-rd place.
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The leader is Isao Aoki. He followed Friday's 10 under par 62 yesterday with a 66 giving him a total of 16 under par.
Three players are tied for second at 8 under par. they are Larry Nelson, Hale Irwin and John Jacobs.
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Meantime, On the P-G-A tour, Fred Furyk is the leader in the suspended second round of the rain plagued Buick Classic.
Furyk shot an 8 under par 63 and he leads Kevin Sutherland by one shot. Sutherland shot 70.
That's it for sports. Have a great day everybody.

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About 100 thousand people straddled their Harley Davidsons and roared through Milwaukee today.
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Doctors, business executives and lawyers traded in their pin-stripped suits for a little black leather.
They paraded through Milwaukee, celebrating Harley Davidson's 95th birthday.
The company is headquarterd in Milaukee and makes about 132 thousand Harleys a year.
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