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Coming up on News 7-
A Ranger is killed on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina.
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[VO-NAT]


Monica Lewinsky says she's willing to testify, but she's not giving Ken Starr all he wants.
And a few hikers dropped their inhibitions on the Applachian Trial today.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]

News 7 at 11 is next.

[Clinton-Intern]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=net]
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There is word in Washington that Monica Lewinsky is ready to make a deal with Ken Starr.
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[VO-NAT]
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The Washington Post is reporting Lewinsky is willing to testify that she did have sex with President Clinton, something he denied under oath.
She reportedly will NOT say he or anyone else encouraged her to lie under oath.
One democratic attorney says that's not enough to make Starr's case.
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((STANLEY BRAND/FORMER HOUSE COUNSEL; BECAUSE IF ALL WE HAVE IS 2 PEOPLE'S VERSION OF WHAT HAPPENED AND NOTHING ABOUT OBSTRUCTING, THEN I THINK WE DON'T HAVE A FEDERAL INTEREST IN THIS CASE.))
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[VO-NAT]


In a survey of 400 lawyers, 85 percent said the President should NOT be impeached if he only lied about a sexual affair.
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[GM-Strike]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=NET]
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Another day, and the story hasn't changed much in the United Autoworkers Strike Against GM.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Flint, MI;]


Negotiatiors kept talking today, and picketers kept walking...
Workers say they're not out to change anything, just trying to hold on to what they have.
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[SOT 20:01:11]
[IN Q=if they want]

((TIM SHARP/STRIKING WORKER; IF THEY WANT TO PUT AN END TO IT, ALL THEY HAVE TO DO IS STAND UP TO THE CONTRACT THEY SIGNED BEFORE INSTEAD OF NEGOTIATING A NEW ONE. WE DON'T WANT A NEW CONTRACT, WE WANT THE CONTRACT THEY'VE ALREADY SIGNED, AND THAT'S WHAT WE'RE ON STRIKE FOR. DAN THETFORD/STRIKING WORKER; WE MADE NO PROGRESS TODAY. IT'S ABOUT THE SAME AS IT WAS YESTERDAY. WE REMAIN COMMITTED TO DOING THAT WHEN THE FRAMEWORK'S THERE TO DO IT, THERE'S NOTHING TO JUSTIFY US DOING THAT RIGHT NOW SO IT'S THE SAME AS IT WAS YESTERDAY))
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[VO-NAT]


GM says it needs changes in the contract to improve efficiency and compete against other automakers.
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[Parkway-shooting]


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A Blue Ridge Parkway Ranger in North Carolina is dead after a shooting.
It happened at the Big Witch overlook near Cherokee.
A spokesman says the ranger was responding to a report of a man threatening visitors at the overlook with a rifle.


The suspect shot the ranger, and opened fire on three park service vehicles before running away.
The man was eventually caught after a large manhunt.
There's no word on the Ranger or the suspect's identity.


[I-81-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-34]
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A Tennessee woman was hospitalized following a single vehicle accident today on I-81.
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State police say Claire Marie Hayes Johnson, of Chattanooga, swerved to avoid being hit by another car entering traffic off of exit 109.
Johnson crossed the southbound lane, struck an embankment and landed in a ditch.
Authorities say she was taken to Radford Community Hospital. Her condition is not known.
No one else was injured, but traffic was slowed to a crawl for about an hour.
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[Motorcycle-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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[VO-NAT]
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Four people were injured following a motorcycle accident in Bedford County today.
It happened along Route 1-22 shortly after 2 p-m.
Police say the driver of one of two motorcycles travelling together lost control and slammed into the other.
One person was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
The other three were taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital.
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[ANCHOR=Eric]
[SS=none]


Police say the victims included Grady and Patricia Deatherage of Collinsville and Gary and Donna Thurman of Penhook.

[Nude-Hikers]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-40; 108:08]
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It's somewhat of a tradition for Appalachain Trail hikers to spend the first day of summer getting back to nature.
And, today a few people bared it all.
David Johnson has more on "Nude Hiking Day".
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It is said that people do it as a way to get closer to nature.
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((DON MACDOUGALL/APPALACHAIN TRAIL CONFERENCE SPOKESMAN; THEY'RE OUT HERE IN THE WOODS AND THEY'RE COMMUNING WITH NATURE. SO WHAT BETTER WAY TO DO IT THAN TO HIKE NAKED. I MEAN YOU'RE AS FREE AS EVERYTHING AROUND YOU.))
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It is unknown why those who participate do it.
And, no one seems to know how the tradition got started.
Some speculate it can't be too comfortable.
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((MACDOUGALL; I HAVE A HARD TIME HIKING WITHOUT A SHIRT ON, LET ALONE WITHOUT A PAIR OF SHORTS. YOU COME THROUGH SOME AREAS THAT ARE FAIRLY WOODED AND THE GRASSES SOMETIMES AREN'T MOWED REAL WELL SO YOU GET STUFF STRATCHING AGAINST YOU. IT'S ONE THING WHEN IT'S ALWAYS ON YOUR LEGS AND ARMS, BUT WHEN IT'S ON PLACES THAT AREN'T NORMALLY EXPOSED, IT CAN BE KIND OF UNCOMFORTABLE.))
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[STANDUP/15:45:19] ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; MACDOUGALL SAYS NUDE HIKERS ARE MORE LIKELY TO TAKE THEIR CHANCES IN PLACES LIKE SINKING CREEK MOUNTAIN RATHER THAN THE MORE POPULAR SPOTS LIKE MACAFEE'S KNOB. BUT APPARENTLY NOT EVERYONE IS FAMILIAR WITH SINKING CREEK MOUNTAIN.))
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((MACDOUGALL; IF YOU'RE INCLINED TO BE HIDING OR TRYING TO COVER UP WHEN YOU SEE PEOPLE IN THOSE AREAS, YOU WOULD HAVE TO DO THAT ALL DAY LONG. AND YOU WOULD ALSO BE APT TO OFFEND PEOPLE THERE.))
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Something this group is not too concerned with.
The penalty for getting caught hiking in the buff can be a fine for indecent exposure.
David Johnson, News 7, Catawba. [WX1]

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[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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Still ahead--Methodists make a move to ban alcohol from some area college campuses.
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[VO-NAT]


And, the Civil War came to life once again in Catawba as people gathered to remember those who fought and died.
More on that when we return.
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[Henry-Budget]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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Will it soon cost more to dine out in Henry County-- or see a race at the Martinsville Speedway?
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The Board of Supervisors is expected to vote tomorrow on the county budget-- which includes a four-percent meals tax.
It also includes a five-percent admissions tax to the Martinsville Speedway.
A county spokesman says the new taxes are needed to replace the tax revenue that will be lost when Dupont leaves the area.
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((BILL FARRAR/PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER: IF WE DON'T LOOK FOR SOME WAY TO ACCEPT SOME RESPONSIBILITY AND REPLACE THIS REVENUE VOLUNTARILY THEN WE MAY BE IN A POSITION TO DO SOMETHING REALLY DISTASTEFUL LIKE TAKE A HARD LOOK AT THE REAL ESTATE TAX.))
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[VO-NAT]


Henry County's proposed budget tops 83-million dollars.
That's down more than two-million dollars from last year's budget.
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[Va-2000]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-43; 36:01]
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Half the work is done in Virginia's efforts to prepare state computers for the new millenium.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File]


This year the General Assembly approved 48 million dollars to upgrade computers that aren't programmed to recognize the year 2000.
By the time the year 2000 gets here, taxpayers will have spent 115 million dollars on the problem, and state officials are hoping the computers will be ready.
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[Methodists]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=dse]
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Alcohol will be banned from some college campuses if a request by the United Methodists Churches is approved.
The proposal came at the group's annual conference in Virginia.
The measure was proposed by delegate Andrew Pearson of Winchester.
Schools in Virginia supported by The United Methodists include Ferrum, Randolph-Macon Women's College, Randolph-Macon, Virginia Wesleyan and Shenandoah University.
There's no word yet on what the schools plan to do about the request.

[Living-History]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-44; 36:38]
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Those who fought in the Civil War were remembered today in Roanoke County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Catawba;]


The "Sons of Confederate Veterans" hosted a "living history" ceremony near Route 3-11.
The event was very close to the site of David Hunter's Retreat after fighting in the Hanging Rock battle.
That all happened on this day in 1864.
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((ROBERT "RED" BARBOUR/SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS; HUNTER WAS RUNNING LOW ON AMMUNITION IN LYNCHBURG AND GENERAL EARLY WAS HAVING THE TROOPS LOADED ON TRAINS. COMING IN AND GETTING OFF, THE TOWNS PEOPLE WOULD CHEER. SO IT LOOKED LIKE HE WAS RECEIVING TROOPS ALL NIGHT. SO DAVID HUNTER DECIDED TO PULL OUT.))
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The re-enactment was complete with replicas of the clothing from that period and the artillery that was used.
These "guns" are said to be hand-crafted at Dixie Caverns and have been used in documentaries, including most recently "The Day Lincoln was Shot".
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[Juneteenth]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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[WRITER=djo]
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Slavery officially ended more than 130 years ago.
And, today people gathered to celebrate.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]


Radford was one of several national sites for the "Juneteenth (June-Teenth) Festival".
The celebration commemorates the signing of the "Emancipation Proclamation"--that put an end to slavery.
The document was signed in January of 1863.
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((PAUL HENDRICKS/EVENTS COORDINATOR; IT TOOK UP TO TWO YEARS BEFORE THE SLAVES IN GALVESTON, TEXAS KNEW THAT THEY WAS FREE. AND THAT CELEBRATION WAS JUNE 19TH, 1865. AND THIS IS WHY THEY HAVE CHOSEN TO MAKE JUNE 19TH THE NATIONAL HOLIDAY.))
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The Festival includes cultural arts and crafts, international quisine, and Raggae music.
More than a dozen bands performed over the weekend.
Hendricks proposes to bring the Juneteenth celebration to Roanoke in the near future.
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[Tease2]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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Up next, we'll have an update on area road construction that may slow you down tomorrow morning.
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[VO-NAT]


And, two fires heavily damaged the Shenandoah Nursing Home in 1976--and claimed several lives.
We'll travel back in time when the news continues.
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[Road-Report]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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Construction along Route 122 in Bedford County is changing traffic patterns there.
And, drivers along a portion of I-81 will experience some delays this week due to bridge repairs.
Stacey Martin has more on this week's Road Report.
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((VDOT plans to begin re-paving portions of Route 311 this week in Roanoke County. Crews may close one lane there, and minor delays are expected.
In Bedford County the new section of Route 122 is now open to traffic. However, the southbound lane of the existing Route 122 is still closed to some traffic.
Detours are set up along Routes 6-08 and 8-06.
Elsewhere around the region..
a new bridge is being built along Route 615 in Botetourt County over Roaring Run.
Traffic is being detoured around the construction site.
In Wythe County, VDOT crews are repairing a bridge along Interstate 81. Southbound traffic will be squeezed down to one lane between exits 70 and 67.
That's it for this week's Road Report.
I'm Stacey Martin.))

[Shenandoah-Reel]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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Tragedy struck the Shenandoah Nursing Home in 1976 when it caught fire.
Four women died in that blaze.
Dave Seidel, takes a look back in this week's Virginia Newsreel.
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((THE LIGHTS WERE ALL OUT ON MY SIDE WHERE IT STARTED AND EVERYTHING WAS FULL OF SMOKE. ))
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The fire began around two in the moring when a woman dropped a cigarette into some bedding.
Flames and smoke filled the second floor of the building, forcing some 175 residents out into the night.
More than a hundred fire, police and rescue workers fought the blaze.
Four elderly women were killed and 14 other residents were hospitalized.
Residents stayed with family or at nearby hospitals until the damage could be repaired.
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((WE PLAN TO GET EM BACK JUST AS QUICKLY AS WE CAN. AND OF COURSE THE SAFETY OF THE BUILDING IS OUR ULTIMATE CONCERN.))
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It was the second fatal fire at the nursing home in a year.
In March a woman was killed when a cigarette or lighter ignited her clothes.
Roanoke County and state invesitgators said neither fire was the result of negligence on the part of the nursing home.
That's Virginia Newsreel, I'm David Seidel, News-7.))






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[SUPER=X5001;][S-Open]



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Payne Stewart started the day with a four shot lead but Lee Janzen made up a seven shot deficit to win the 1998 U.S. Open.
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[SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA/NBC SPORTS; :]


Janzen started his rally after making the turn this birdie putt on the 11-th hole and he was within striking distance of Stewart.
Janzen parred the 18-th hole to finish with a 2 under par 68 and that put him one shot in front of Stewart who was still on the course.
As Janzen watched, Stewart came to 18 needing this birdie putt to force a playoff and the ball just slips by the cup giving Janzen the one shot win over Stewart.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]
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Bob Tway finished third at 4 over par.



[S-MLB]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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Ed Sprague homered twice and got on base four times to lead Toronto to a 7 to 3 win over Baltimore.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD/CBC; :]


The ball was jumping out of the park as Ray Miller watched from the Dugout.
Toronto would take the lead in the first inning. Shawn Green getting all of this pitch it ends up over the right field wall for a solo homer and a 1 to nothing lead.
The Blue Jays would add two more in the top of the second Ed Sprague hitting this two run homer over the left wall to make the score 3 to nothing Jays.
Baltimore got its first score of the game in the
[SUPER=35-Toronto/7/Baltimore/3/;]

bottom of the third Harold Banes connects for this solo homer to make it 3 to 1 and Toronto goes on to win it 7 to 3.
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[S-Braves]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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For the first time in 4 years, Montreal has won a series against Atlanta beating the Braves yesterday 4 to 1.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montreal, Canada/WTBS; :]


Bobby Cox checking the action out early in the game.
In the top of the fourth Ozzie Guillen boots this grounder and the Expos score a run to take the one to nothing lead on the Braves.
Montreal put the game away in the top of the sixth
[SUPER=35-Montreal/4/Atlanta/1/;]

Shane Andrews belts this solo homer over the left field fence and the Expos hold on for the 4 to 1 win.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]


The U.S.A is knocked out of the world cup soccer championships and Jeremy Mayfield wins at Pocono.
More later on Mornin'.

[S-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-18]
[GRAPHIC=None]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-]


At Wrigley field in Chicago, The fans cheering for Sammy Sosa.
And Sosa would come through hitting his 30-th homer and his 21-st in the last 22 games. Sosa also has a National league record 17 homers for one month. But the Cubs lose to the Phillies.
Here are all of today's scores.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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And coming up in sports, The United States is eliminated from the World Soccer Championship.
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[VO-NAT]


And Jeremy Mayfield takes his first ride to victory lane on the Winston Cup circuit winning the Pocono 500.
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[S-Race]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-14]
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Jeremy Mayfield made his first ride to victory lane yesterday afternoon on the Winston Cup Circuit taking the checkered flag in the Pocono 500.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pocono, PA/TNN SPORTS; :]


A shower came through the area about 45 laps into the race it it was red flagged for over an hour while the track was dried.
Jeff Gordon would take off like a bullet on the restart but a couple of laps later Mayfield takes the lead from Gordon.
The third caution of the day would come out when Ricky Rudd loses an engine. Rudd went to the garage area and out of the race.
Dale Earnhardt, who had one of the fastest cars in practice, would work his way through the field he was in 10th place on lap 97.
Mayfield's car was strong enough that he was the leader at the halfway point of the race.
South Boston's Ward Burton was having a good run but he ran out of gas on the track and had to pit.
Darrell Waltrip came from nowhere and he was leading the race with 27 laps left to go. Waltrip finished sixth.
But Mayfield would blow past Waltrip and take the checkered flag winning the Pocono 500 and fulfilling a life long dream.
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Jeff Gordon was second, Dale Jarrett third, Jeff Burton Fourth and Mark Martin fifth.









[S-Cup]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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It's three and out for the United States in the World Soccer Cup championship. Iran beats the U.S. yesterday 2 to 1.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lyon, France/ABC SPORTS; :]


The American fans were fired up for yesterday's action.
Iran took a one to nothing lead at the half Then this score in the 84-th minute would make it 2 to nothing Iran.
The United States would get on the board in the
[SUPER=34-Iran/2/USA/1/;]

87-th minute when Brian McBride scores on the corner kick but Iran holds on to win it 2 to 1.
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Germany and Yugoslavia tied at 2 to 2 and Argentina beat Jamaica 5 to nothing.
And, that's it for sports. Have a great day everybody.


[S-Dressage]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=dal]
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The ancient art of dressage is now a competitve sport.
And next week equestrians will be vying for top honors in the Commonwealth Games.
Denise Allen has more.
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Once exclusively an activity of Royalty, it has since developed into a competitive sport.
These exercises use to prepare these steeds for the battlefield, now horse and rider are fighting for good scores in the ring.
Dressage is a method of training which develops the horse's three natural gaits.
Competitors say it requires the power of gymnastics and the grace of ballet.
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In the beginner levels of Dressage the horse and riders perform figures such as circles and serpentines.
The team is judged on the smoothness of transitions from a walk to a cantor or a trot to a halt.
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After the completing the first two phases the horses endurance is tested in the third phase, stadium jumping.


The Commonwealth Games' Equestrian competition is June 27th.
About 150 riders are participating in the event at the Green Hill Equestrian Center in Salem.
Denise Allen News 7 Sports.
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Zookeepers at the Atlanta Zoo celebrated a special birthday yesterday.
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Willie "B" turned 40 years old on Saturday.
Willie is the oldest known gorilla in captivity that's still fathering offspring.
And, inspite of his old age, Willie most recently fathered four babies within the last few years.
The 500 pound gorilla got a sheet cake in honor of his big day and a an extra large birthday card.
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