[Newsbreak]

[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Good Evening.
Smoke filled the sky off Route 220 in Roanoke tonight-
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Paper went up in flames in a building at the Cycle Systems Recycling Center-
The blaze sent smoke into the sky near the Wonju Street exit. [SUPER=03-Richmond; ]


Police say a 14-year old student will be charged as an adult for allegedly opening fire at a Richmond High School.


A basketball coach and a volunteer Aide were hurt-
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]


The stock market tumbled today- more than 200 points. Just what's going on... on Wall Street? We'll hear from a local analyst.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


Join us for News 7 at Eleven.


[Cycle-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
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[TAPE#=98-45 27:13]
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Heavy smoke filled the Roanoke sky- and made it hard
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

for firefighters to put out a blaze at a recylcing plant early this evening.
The smoke coming from Cycle Systems was visible for miles around.
Fire officials say it appears the blaze started in a large paper compactor.
It took several hours to extinguish the fire.
No one was injured.
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[School-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-31 1:35:44]
[GRAPHIC=school shooting]


A Virginia high school is the sight of the latest school shooting.
The 14-year old suspect will be charged as an adult for wounding two people.
Ellen Qualls has more from the Richmond school.
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[SUPER=01-Floyd Peace/Armstrong High School Student; :06]
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[SUPER=01-Ron Brown/School Resource Officer; :58]
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[Woodham]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=JJA]
[TAPE#net b]
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Luke Woodham is serving life in prison for the killings of his mother and two classmates in Pearl, Mississippi.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hattiesburg, MS;]


So far the TAPED confession holds the most clues to what led up to the shootings.
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((IT JUST ALL BUILT UP INSIDE ME OVER TIME PEOPLE ALWAYS PICKED ON ME AND ALWAYS CALLED ME GAY AND STUPID AND STUFF LIKE THAT.)) [***NOT bug friendly**]
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[OUT Q=stuff like that."]
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[VO-NAT]


While there is no way to generalize what causes these shootings, the alleged school killers in Kentucky, Oregon and Arkansas all saw themselves as outcasts.
Woodham spent an entire year agonizing about his break up with Christina Menefee.
She was one of his first targets.
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[SOT 18:45:39]
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((I JUST WENT THERE, GOT THE GUN TURNED AROUND, RAN TOWARD THE SCHOOL AND I YELLED THIS ENDS NOW. RAN INTO THE SCHOOL RAN INTO CHRISTINA, BAM, RIGHT IN THE HEART. IT WAS LIKE I WAS THERE, BUT I WASN'T YOU KNOW I DIDN'T SHOOT ANYONE WHO DID ANY, -- WHO WAS NICE.)) [***NOT bug friendly**]
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[OUT Q=WHO WAS NICE.]
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[VO-NAT]


His father left home when Luke was seven. His mother, he says called him fat and lazy.
Woodham was convicted in her murder as well.

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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#98-43 29:39]
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 207 points today to 86-hundred-27.
That's a three-month low.
[Double Boxes=Jean and Tina/Newsroom]


Tina Tenret is in the newsroom with advice from local analysts on where to go from here.
[Live=Tina Full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@tina1;]


Jean -- they say do not panic -- if you have a long-term plan they recommend you stick to it instead of going overboard based on short-term market fluctuations.
And -- many brokers think this market drop IS short-term. [(Rollcue:IS short-term)]
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((I THINK THIS IS A REALLY SHORT-TERM REACTION TO THE OVERSEAS MARKET. RIGHT NOW YOU'RE SEEING A LOT OF PANIC IN U-S PEOPLE AND PEOPLE PROTECTING PROFITS TOO.)) [RUNS:15]
[OUT Q=protecting profits too]


Even as the stock market slid -- there was only moderate trading on the New York Stock Exchange -- a sign that investors may NOT be in a frenzied panic.
The dollar is strong, and rising.
In contrast, the Japanese economy is in recession.
Some investors worry that as the yen loses value -- American companies will also suffer.
So what are the good signs?
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[SOT 18:02:46]
[IN Q=The Asian markets]

((THE ASIAN MARKETS ARE VERY VERY VOLATILE RIGHT NOW AND SO WHAT WILL HAPPEN IS A LOT OF PEOPLE WILL SEE A SAFETY NET AND COME OVER AND INVEST IN OUR TREASURY BONDS. THAT WILL FORCE OUR YIELDS -- THE TREASURY BOND IS AT A VERY LOW RATE RIGHT NOW, 5.6% ON A 30-YEAR TREASURY BOND.)) [RUNS:12]
[OUT Q=treasury bond]))
[Live=Tina Full/Newsroom]


And of course that's good if you're holding bonds now because people are going to pay a premium to get your higher-paying bond.
[Double Boxes=Jean and Tina/Newsroom]
(Question: How would a struggling Asian market hurt the U-S economy?)
[Anchor=Tina]


U-S companies could lose money in exports if Asian consumers can no longer afford to buy American products.
And if Americans rush to spend their powerful dollar on Japanese products -- that would also hurt U-S companies.
[Anchor=Jean]
(Question 2: Did brokers give you any input on which stocks are safest right now?)


They say banking industires are the safest, due to all the recent banking mergers and aquisitions.
[Anchor=Jean]
(Question 3: So why do they think this is short-term?)


They say the U-S economy has a lot going for it -- low inflation, low unemployment, low interest rates, high productivity.
They say it's taken a hard hit with this last piece of news from Japan -- but they say the U-S market can withstand this longterm.

[SML-Death]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A fatal accident at Smith Mountain Lake this weekend- when two jet skies collided.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


Authorities say 40-year Jon W. Cooper from Lynchburg was killed in the crash.
Cooper's jet ski collided with another jet ski, ridden by 41-year old Moneta resident Gloria Purdue.
Purdue escaped without injuries.
Authorities say there are usually about 50-accidents at Smith Mountain Lake every year.
More than half of those involve individual watercraft such as jet skis.
Police are still investigating the crash.
But no charges are pending.
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[Drowning]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=None]
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Alcohol may have been the cause of another death at the lake.
A 40-year old Franklin County man was sitting on a dock at Shoreline Marina.
Authorities say he was drinking with his friends.
The man apparently got drunk, fell into the lake and drowned.
Authorities say they do not suspect foul play.
But they say alcohol "definitely was a factor."


[Cable-Boxes]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-44 28:31]
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Starting in the year 2000, you will be able to BUY a cable box and use it anywhere in the country.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Most people now rent cable boxes by the month from the local cable company.
The F-C-C is setting out to change that -- saying cable boxes will be widely available for sale starting in the year 2000.
And the new cable box will be universal -- for use in any state, on digital or analog television.
But the owner would be responsible for upkeep.
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[SOT 14:50:45]
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((LET'S SAY YOU BUY A BOX THIS YEAR. NEXT YEAR THAT BOX IS OBSOLETE. YOU WOULD BE RESPONSIBLE FOR REPAIRING THAT BOX OR BUYING ADDITIONAL SOFTWARE FOR THAT PARTICULAR BOX SO THAT COULD BE A DOWNSIDE. ))
[SUPER=01-Sharron Davies/Cox Cable;]
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[OUT Q=A DOWNSIDE]
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[VO-NAT]


Customers will also have to buy security cards from the local cable company.
Right now those features come with the boxes.
Cox officials say they do not know all the details yet, but they do NOT think they will lose money in the new system.
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[Starr]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=JJA]
[TAPE#net a]
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A suprise tonight in the Monica Lewinsky case.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


The judge summoned key lawyers in the case after an uproar over comments made by independent counsel Kenneth starr.


In the magazine "Content," Starr is quoted as saying he has often talked to various reporters.
That has folks at the White House saying Starr may have violated a federal rule which demands Grand Jury Secrecy.
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[SOT 20:12:14]
[IN Q=]

((MIKE MCCURRY/WHITE HOUSE SPOKESMAN: THE PRESIDENT CONCURS WITH THOSE WHO SAY THERE'S SERIOUS ISSUES RAISED IN THAT ARTICLE. AND ABOUT WHETHER IT VIOLATED FEDERAL RULES AND OUGHT TO BE PURSUED BY AN INDEPEPENDENT PEOPLE IN THE POSITION TO GET TO THE TRUTH.))
[SUPER=01-Mike McCurry/White House Spokesman;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=TO THE TRUTH.]
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[VO-NAT]


Starr denied the allegation- saying his office does not release grand jury material.
And a former White House counsel says he would brief reporters so they would know where their tax money was were going.
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[SOT 20:12:48]
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((I SET ASIDE ONE DAY A WEEK TO TALK TO TWO TO THREE INDIVIDUALS TO KEEP UP TO DATE IF THEY WANTED TO INTERVIEW AND MOST OF THEM DID.))
[SUPER=01-Lawrence Walsh/Former Indepedent Counsel;]
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[OUT Q=most of them did.]
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[VO-NAT]


No word on what happened at the laywers meeting with the judge.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to andrew in the Chromakey


[Tease1]


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


A busy day for the Bedford County Sheriff's department, but it wasn't fighting crime that was occupying their time.


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[VO-NAT]


And
Protestors were trying to make their voices heard in the nation's capital today, as the president prepares for his trip to China.
We'll have more coming up at 11.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]

The Virginia Lottery is having trouble with its drawings tonight due to power outages in Richmond, we'll have the winnings numbers for you as soon as they're available


[DC-Rally]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Thousands gathered on the steps of the Capitol in Washington DC-
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((WHAT DO WE WANT? FREE TIBET. WHEN DO WE WANT IT? NOW.))
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


They're urging President Clinton not to forget Tibet when he meets with Chinese leaders.
The President leaves for China tomorrow-
Students and activists are calling on Clinton to raise the issue of human rights abuses during his visit.
The rally is the culmination of a two-day weekend concert that attracted over 126-thousand people.
The Chinese government brutally crushed a 1959 uprising in Tibet and has occupied the area ever since.
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[Viagra]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=ach]
[TAPE#=98-42 33:16]
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Viagra has sparked a debate over insurance coverage.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Advocates say insurance companies that pick up the tab for Viagra, should also pay for birth control.
Of the American insurance companies that cover prescriptive contraceptives, only one third cover birth control pills.

Planned Parenthood is lobbying congress to end what it callsn an unequal preference.
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[SOT 14.11.17]
[IN Q= They are in]

((DAVID NOVA/PRESIDENT-PLANNED PARENTHOOD; THEY ARE IN ESSENCE COVERING AND ENABLING MEN TO BE ABLE TO HAVE SEX BUT THEY ARE DENYING WOMEN THE ABILITY TO PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM THAT UNWANTED PREGNANCIES THAT RESULT FROM THAT SEX.))
[SUPER=01-David Nova/President-Planned Parenthood;]
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[OUT Q= from that sex]
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[VO-NAT]


Insurance companies in Virginia are required by law to include contraceptive coverage in at least one health plan.
But insurance companies say those plans are not popular with employers, leaving many Virginians without the coverage.
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[Dead-Dogs]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#=98:41 45:19]
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Why would someone poison nearly one dozen dogs on a Pittsylvania County farm?
Authorities hope a cash reward will generate some clues.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Markham;]


There used to be 11 bird-dogs living in these kennels on Ben Davenport's farm in Markham.
Last month, a veterinarian confirmed they were poisoned when someone put antifreeze in their food.
Nine died-- two survived.
Davenport first noticed a problem when the dogs acted a bit sluggish.
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[SOT 2:06:04-:16]
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((BEN DAVENPORT: IT WAS REAL HOT AT THAT TIME. WE REALLY DIDN'T SUSPECT THAT THE DOGS WERE SICK UNTIL THE NEXT DAY AND THEN THE DOGS BEGAN TO HAVE LABORED BREATHING.))
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[OUT Q=have labored breathing.]
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[VO-NAT]


The two surviving dogs are now being boarded in North Carolina.
The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office is offering a 25-hundred dollar reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in this case.
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[Bedford-Sheriff]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
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[TAPE#98-32 1:08:35]
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Today was moving day for the Bedford County sheriff's department, which is taking over a new building for the first time in thirty years.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]


The two-million dollar facility is just south of the Bedford city limits.
Besides the new offices, it'll also house the county's 911 dispatch center which should go online this fall.
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[SOT 11:41:12]
[IN Q=We should have]

((BROWN: WE SHOULD HAVE, AND WHAT WE'RE EXPECTING IS BETTER COVERAGE THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY. WE'VE GOT A LOT OF AREAS RIGHT NOW THAT ARE DEAD SPOTS WITH THE CURRENT RADIO SYSTEM AND THAT POSES A PROBLEM AND DANGER TO THE DEPUTIES AND TO THE CITIZENS OF THE COUNTY.))
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[OUT Q=of the county.]
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[VO-NAT]


The old sheriff's department will be renovated and turned over to the Blue Ridge Regional Jail system.
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[Tease2]


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


Civil War history could soon protect a local area from new development,
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[VO-NAT]


And
How fast can you build a house?
Habitat for Humanity voulnteers are breaking records to help others.
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[Fort-Early]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-53 06:10]
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Lynchburg may soon add a sixth historic district, but there's no controversy about this one.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The Fort Early Corporation today petitioned the city for historic zoning status.
The site marks the area where Confederate troops defended the city from a Federal raiding party in 18-64.
Supporters say getting the property properly recognized by the city is only the first step.
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[SOT 16:00:29]
[IN Q=And then after]

((FRANCES HEDRICK/FORT EARLY CORP.: AND THEN AFTER WE DO THAT WE HOPE TO GET IT ON THE VIRGINIA LANDMARK REGISTER. IT WAS JUST THAT IT'S ALREADY SUCH AN IMPORTANT PIECE OF PROPERTY. IT IS THE ONLY CIVIL WAR BREASTWORKS, THE LAND ITSELF, THAT ARE LEFT IN THE CITY OF LYNCHBURG.))
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[OUT Q=city of Lynchburg.]
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[VO-NAT]


The historic zoning would protect Fort Early from new development.
Neighboring properties would NOT be affected.
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[Rail-Walk]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-39 1:01:42]
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Roanoke city officials broke ground on a much-anticipated project today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The Railside Linear Walk is considered the latest in Downtown tourist attractions.
It will link the city market to the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
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[SOT=11:26:47]
[IN Q=TOURISM HAS BEEN]

((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE CITY MAYOR; TOURISM HAS BEEN A GREAT THEME FOR OUR COMMUNITY OVER THE LAST SEVERAL YEARS. WE'VE CONTINUED TO INVEST IN TOURISM DEVELOPMENT SUCH AS THE HOTEL ROANOKE, IMPROVEMENTS TO THE MARKET AND THE VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF TRANSPORTATION. AND NOW THIS RAILWALK THAT WILL BE A LINK BETWEEN THE CITY MARKET AND THE TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM. IT'S A GREAT INVESTMENT FOR THE FUTURE OF ROANOKE AND IT WILL BE A GREAT TOURIST DRAW ALSO.))
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[VO-NAT]


The 1.8 million dollar Walkway will run along the Norfolk Southern tracks, to spotlight the city's railroad history.

Construction on the project gets underway next week.
It will take about 15 months to complete.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=EXTRA]
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A closer look at Express coach frank Anzalone's career and his departure and a few major league highlights to show ya,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Chicago, IL; :00]


But first the Extra point. Even before the Chicago Bulls won the championship over Utah, championship T-shirts were already being massed produced. Today, those tt-shirts were worn all over Chicago. Some ogf the hottest selling items in the windy city.
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[take a break]









[S-Anzalone]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-11]
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Express ead coach Frank Anzalone is moving on to the higher leagues after a five year stay in the Star City.
[graphic=Lowell Lockmonsters]


Today, in an 11am news conference, Anzalone was introduced as the new head coach of the Lowell Lockmonsters of the American Hockey League, the new NHL affilate of the New York Islanders. He leaves after building a team of success and character.
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[OUT Q=wish him the best"]
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(( The system. From day one when Frank Anzalone was introduced as the Express's first hockey coach June 14th, 1993, he instilled wining and to advancement tot his players. ((DAVE GAGNON:)) He motivated his overmatched but big hearted team to consistentently beat other ECHL powers saturated with AHL and IHL talent while clearly outcoaching some who had NHL experience. Gone is Anzalone, that system and now Roanoke's affiliation with Calgary, which concluded at season's end. But Anzalone developed contacts with with the Lowell AHL team in hopes the Express could become the Lockmonsters and the the New York Islanders affiliate, which some say was a done deal. Even though Anzalone has left, that prospect seems strong. ((:))
Tony Mancuso has says a few coaching applications and inquiers have come in and the front office does seem to have a time table on hiring a new coach. ((TONY MANCUSO:)) Anzalone's success was predicated on the players he hand picked to execute his defensive system. Two big parts, Dave Stewart, and, most recently, perhaps Anzalone's favorite player, defenseman Michael Smith are gone. ((DAVE GAGNON:))))

[S-Majors]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-13]
[GRAPHIC=MLB]


Two powers in tthe American League east got together last night as thte Yankees and the Orioles battled at camden Yards in Baltimore.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD/Yankees vs. Orioles; :00]


Joe carter gives the birds the early lead with a solo homer to left field off david Wells and Baltimore has the 1-nothing advantage on Carter's 8th homer of the season.
Then, in the thtird, trailing 3-nithing, Ricky [SUPER=35-Baltimore/7 /New York/4;]ledee ties the game up with one s

wing, a three run dinger off Scott Erickson, his first career major league homerun that scores two runs.
The o's answer, harold baines brings in Carter on this fifth inning basehit, 4-3 Birds and the orioles goe on to win 7 to 4.
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[S-Cup]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-9 48:31]
[GRAPHIC=Soccer]


The United States opened World Cup Soccer play yesterday with a defeat at the hands, or should I say feet, of Germany.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Paris, France;]


In Paris, Germany's Juergen Klinsmann (KLINS'-muhn) with the great corner kick sets up Andreas Moeller for the score.
Klinsmann this time taking it to the net himself setting up Germany's 2-nothing victory over the United State.
The Americans must now produce a win and a tie in their remaining first round games to advance in the tournament.


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[ANCHOR=Steve]
[ss=hold]


In other World Cup games yesterday England blanked Tunisia 2-to-0 and Romania beats Columbia 1-to-nothing.[S-WNBA]



[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-5]
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The defending WNBA champion Houston Comets met the Charlotte Sting tonight in a WNBA clash.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC; :00]


It would be Charlotte getting stung on their home court on this night. The Comets were led by Cynthia Cooper who scored 23 of her game high 31 points in the second half.
HOuston broke open a close game by hitting five of [super=34-Houston/79/Charlotte/65;]their first six three point at

temps afetr intermission. The Comets can also play defense, watch Cheryl Swoopes make the steal and go coast to coast for the hoop, Houston improves to 5 and 1 against Charlotte with the 79-65 victory.
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[sports tease]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
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Still to come in sports, Circuit City shuts down it's Winston Cup sponsorship,
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[VO-NAT]


and Michael Jordan and his Bulls return to the Windy City to a heroes welcome as thousand of fans come out to meet their six time world champs.
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[S-Home]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-14 27:07]
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The Chicago Bulls returned to the Windy City where the champs recieved a heroes welcome.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL;]


Fans showered the team with affection.
Even though they're use to winning the big one, the victory is still sweet. Michael Jordan said a quick hello and then was off in his nice ride.
Just as the players want to savor the moment, fans say they'll put off thinking about how the team will do WITHOUT Michael Jordan.

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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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The Hometown Hoops weekly family grew a little today. Rockbridge County high school announced today that Scott Jones is the new girls head basketball coach. The West Virginia graduate is 151 and 61 in his last nine years coaching. He comes from Fort Myers Florida and replaces Susan Brown who has gone back to school to get her masters dgree.

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Circuit City is pulling out as sponsor of the Number Eight car..
The move came after yesterday's Miller Lite 400 in Michigan.
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Ironically the pullout comes after one of the team's strongest performances.
Morgan Shepherd started yesterday's race 26th after posting the fastest time in second round qualifying.
But overall the Stavola Brothers Racing team has struggled this season, qualifying for only eight of 14 NASCAR Winston Cup Series races.
Circuit City remains the official electronics and appliance store of NASCAR.
Billy Stavola says he's planning on reorganizing the team and running a 12 race schedule.
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Shepherd will not be unemployed for long. He has apparently signed a deal to drive a Rescue Engine Formula Ford Ta

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U-V-A's winning ways have earned the Cavaliers another honor.
The University of Virginia won the 20th annual Virginia Sports director's Association state survey of division one schools.
Virginia had teams and individuals representing 16 sports participate in post season competition during the 1997-98 school year. School teams had a combined 65 percent winning average.
Hampton University finished second in the overall competition with a winning percentage of 61-percent.

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And we have a record breaking Video of the Day...
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House building is no easy task, but Habitat for Humanity has it down to a science.
And their volunteers are breaking records.
This house was put together in just four hours, 39 minutes and eight seconds.
The breakneck speed did not stop the builders from applying finishing touches.
The house even got landscaping, with holly bushes planted in the front lawn.
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