[News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Jean]

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[WRITER=JJA]
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Coming up on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]

Mike Stevens went to Florida to cover racing- Instead he's reporting on massive wildfires. We'll have the story.
CNN apologizes on the air and fires two producers after an inaccurate story.
Plus new reasons why some vaccines may NOT be for your cat.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]

And the holiday forecast.
News 7 is next.


[Newsbreak]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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Good Evening.
The situation is only getting worse in Florida-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ormond Beach, FL;]

where brush fires have forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents- and closed miles of I-95.
The blazes are moving toward Orlando, forcing the cancellation of the Pepsi 400.
Mike Stevens wil have a full report from Florida-
[super=03-Roanoke/May 18;]


Six weeks after a deadly fire in Roanoke, investigators say evidence points to arson.
six people died in the blaze at the Church Avenue building.
[super=03-Roanoke;]


And could these clothes be the newest fashion statement? They're made of hemp- and are on sale in Roanoke.
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[Talent=Jean]


Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

[Daytona-Postponed]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#98-51 20:02]
[GRAPHIC=Brush Fire]

[*** note Anchor TAG***]
It is no holiday weekend for firefighters in Florida.
Instead of getting better, the blazes are only getting worse-
They've forced 35 thousand residents from their homes- closed I-95 and cancelled the Pepsi 400 autorace.
Sports director Mike Stevens who expected to cover a car race is instead reporting a very different story.
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[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL;:00]
[SUPER=03-Ormond Beach, FL/This Morning; :09]
[SUPER=01-Steve Park/Pennzoil Chevy Driver;:28]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Green/First Union Chevy Driver;:43]
[SUPER=01-John Andretti/Pepsi 400 Defending Champ;1:14]
[SUPER=01-Larry McReynolds/Lowes Chevy Crew Chief;1:40]
[SUPER=@mike1;]
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[OUT Q=MS in Daytona]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=None]


And if you are heading down to Florida for vacation [take pre pro board]
You can check road conditions by calling the Florida Department of Transportation at 1-800-342-3557.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-39 1:24:36]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


New evidence suggests the Roanoke apartment fire that killed six people may have been deliberately set.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 18;]


After a month and a half of investigating, police are now looking for the person who started the blaze.
Police evidence suggests the fire was set in retaliation for the murder of Kevin Lee Jones.
Jones was shot to death on May 17th.
His accused shooter lived in the Church Avenue building that was torched.
Police are looking for someone who had "both the motive and the opportunity" to seek revenge for the murder.
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[Taylor]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-46 40:24]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A judge threw out a lawsuit from a mom who said her son was wrongly shot by police.
The judge said "a jury would find that the officers involved in the fatal shooting inside a Blacksburg Revco acted reasonably.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/August 9, 1995;]


Federal judge Samuel Wilson who yesterday dismissed the lawsuit filed against the town and several of its officers by the man's mother.
Maurice Taylor was shot 12-times after he pointed a mock handgun at three police officers attempting to arrest him inside the drug store.
The judge who dismissed the case wrote that the use of deadly force in this incident was justified and that it was Taylor who set the deadly chain of events in motion.
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[Oakland-Shootout]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net d]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


A shootout and police chase at the San Francisco- Oakland Bay Bridge- brought traffic to a halt.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA;]


Police say the suspect took off from officers in his car- prompting a chase across the bridge.
The man then got out of his car and fired a gun at the officers.
He then tried to stop other drivers and carjack them.
Gunfire erupted. The suspect who is wanted for murder in Texas- was wounded and is in critical condition.
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[Clinton-China]


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


President Clinton sailed a river as he winds up his trip to China-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Guilin, China]


He used the breathtaking view- to send a warning to China about its oppressive pollution.
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[SOT 20:28:43]
[IN Q=]

((YOU KNOW BETTER THAN I THAT POLLUTTED AIR AND WATER ARE THREATENING YOUR REMARKABLE PROGRESS. SMOKE HAS CAUSED ENTIRE CHINESE CITIES TO DISAPPEAR FROM SATELLITE PHOTGRAPHS. RESPIRATORY ILLNESS IS THE NUMBER ONE HEALTH PROBLEM.))
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[OUT Q=HEALTH PROBLEM.]
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[VO-NAT]


Five of the cities with the worst air in the world are in China.
The reason- the communist industrial revolution is powered by coal- heavy with sulphur.
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[Hemp-Store]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-54 98-54]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A store in downtown Roanoke is making a fashion statement when it comes to hemp.
The marijuana look-a-like is also attracing the attention of local police.
But, the owner of the Blue Ridge Hemp Company says the fiber is safe, and a possible solution to the tobacco debate.

Stacey Martin has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Hemp has had]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :05 QUICK!!]
[SUPER=01-Kerry Underwood/Owner; :17]
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[OUT Q=SM, News 7, Roanoke.]

((Hemp has had a twisted history in the U-S--now add one more knot--soap, rope--yes, even camel-colored Adidas tennis shoes, ALL made of 100 percent hemp-- giving customers at this store a new look at an old fabric.
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[IN Q=Usually when they]

((KERRY UNDERWOOD/OWNER: USUALLY WHEN THEY LEAVE HERE THEY HAVE A DIFFERENT IDEA ABOUT HEMP AND THEY DON'T FEEL THE SAME WAY.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=lot of questions.]


While hemp is a close cousin, it's NOT marijuana, though you'd have a hard time convincing officers of the law, who may think suspected growers were trying to string them along.
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[IN Q=If we would]

((LT. W.F. BROWN/VINTON POLICE DEPT.: IF WE WOULD GO INTO A HOUSE AND THEY HAD SEVERAL DIFFERENT PLANTS AS WE HAVE DONE BEFORE AND THEY WOULD TRY TO EXPLAIN TO US THAT THEY WERE GROWING THIS FOR HEMP ROPE I WOULDN'T BELIEVE IT.)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=wouldn't believe it.]


That's because growing ANY type of cannibas was banned in the United States in the 1970s.
However, Underwood gets around the law by importing only finished products.
And, while he's in business to make a profit, he's hoping hemp will help revive the future of farming.
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[SOT 16.19.45 - 16.19.54]
[IN Q=Our farmers are]

((KERRY UNDERWOOD/OWNER: OUR FARMERS ARE GETTING READY TO LOSE THEIR ONLY CASH CROP WHICH IS TOBACCO. AND, EVERYONE KNOWS THAT AND EVERYONE YOU TALK TO KNOWS THAT TOBACCO IS ON ITS WAY OUT. WHY NOT GIVE THEM HEMP TO GROW?)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=hemp to grow?]


After all, Underwood says, they'd only be taking a hint from the past.
Stacey Martin, News 7, Roanoke.))

[Carilion]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-44 44:56]
[GRAPHIC=Carilion]


Carilion's high-tech system that transmits X-rays from one hospital to another is an award winner.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The health-care company won Bell Atlantic's "Excellence in Networking Award" for this fiber-optic network.
It lets Carilion move lots of patient information in a short amount of time.
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[SOT 17 22 17]
[IN Q=in some cases]

((DR. WAYNE GANDEE/RADIOLOGIST: IN SOME CASES THAT'S CRITICAL IN TERMS OF LIFE SAVING. OTHER TIMES IT'S A MATTER OF CONVENIENCE. IN EITHER CASE, THE MORE WE CAN REDUCE THE WAIT TIME FOR THE PHYSICIAN AND THE PATIENT, THE BETTER THE CARE PROVIDED.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Wayne Gandee/Radiologist;]
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[OUT Q=CARE PROVIDED]
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[VO-NAT]


The quality of images transmitted on the system is almost as good as old-fashioned x-rays.
And the images can be sent from remote clinics to Roanoke Memorial Hospital in a matter of minutes.
Carilion was chosen from among 460 Virginia companies to receive the networking award.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey

[Tease1]


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


Did U-S troops kill American defectors with nerve gas?
C-N-N is changing its tune and issuing pink slips.
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[VO-NAT]


And
Local theaters are feeling the pinch of Congressional spending cuts.
Coming up we'll hear from the new head of one of the area's most popular outdoor thaters.
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[Frugal-Gourmet]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=Net b]
[GRAPHIC=Lawsuit]


The celebrity Chef- known as the frugal gourmet- has settled sex abuse lawsuits filed against him.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-"The Frugal Gourmet"]


Seven men accused Jeff Smith-of using alcohol, intimidation and physical force to obtain sex from them when they were teenagers.
Lawyers won't disclose how much the TV chef is paying to avoid the trial- and they won't say whether the settlement includes an admission of wrongdoing.
Smith is a Methodist minister and father of two grown sons-
He disputes the accusations.
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[CNN-Retraction]


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


The Cable News Network has retracted a report- made an on air apology and fired two producers-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]


The action comes after a story alleged that U-S troops used deadly nerve gas during a Vietnam war mission to kill American defectors.
CNN's top investigative team did the reporting.
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[SOT14:14:47 ]
[IN Q=]

((KENNETH BACON/PENTAGON SPOKESMAN: WE'RE OBVIOUSLY GRATIFIED CANN RETRACTED A REPORT THAT WE BELIEVE WAS NOT ACCURATE.))
[SUPER=01-Kenneth Bacon/Pentagon Spokesman;]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=was not accurate.]
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[VO-NAT]


Vietnam era vets challenged the report.
CNN said it acted after an independent review by attorney Floyd Abrams found the network's internal checking procedures failed.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=20:31:14]

((the BROADCAST REALLY SHOULD HAVE NOT BEEN ON THE AIR AIR ALL. THERE REALLY WASNT ENOUGH HARD INFORMATION TO PUT IT ON THE AIR.)) [ no super and not bug friendly]
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[OUT Q=ON THE AIR.]
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[VO NAT]
CNN says there was no evidence that anyone deliberately set out to deceive the public.
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[Lime-Kiln]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-49 33:27]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Lime Kiln Theatre has new leadership these days.
And, first on her agenda is making the theatre more financially efficient.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington;]


Jennifer Anderson took over the top position last month.
She says congressional cuts to funding for the arts have made it harder for local theatre groups to survive.
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[SOT 18.14.19 - 18.14.32]
[IN Q=Things have changed]

((JENNIFER ANDERSON/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: THINGS HAVE CHANGED A LOT IN THE ECONOMY AND MONEY OF COURSE IS HARDER TO COME BY SO WE'RE HOPING JUST TO MAKE THINGS RUN A LITTLE MORE EFFICIENTLY--FIND SOME NEW SOURCES FOR FUNDING TO MAKE THINGS RUN A LITTLE BETTER, A LITTLE SMOOTHER IN THE CHANGING ECONOMY.))
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Anderson/Executive Director;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=the changing economy.]
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[VO-NAT]


The theatre has already shortened its season--showing two instead of three shows to cut costs.
Anderson said they're also offering a raffle to raise money later this summer.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=None]


The theatre is in its fifteenth season and is currently featuring the off-broadway musical, Oil City Symphony.

[Mentors]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 p. m.]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=98-50 29:32]
[GRAPHIC=None]


For the last several months, welfare reform has been hard at work in the Commonwealth.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Officials say over half of those taking part in the "Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare program" now have full- time jobs.
They believe employment mentors can help those participants KEEP their jobs.
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[SOT tape 1 10:18:16]

((RUTH HENDRICK/EMPLOYMENT SERVICES: MAYBE JUST OFFERING GENERAL ASSISTANCE IN TIME MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING, SO THAT THE INDIVIDUAL IS ABLE TO SUCCESSFULLY ARRIVE AT THEIR JOB AND COMPLETE THE TASKS NECESSARY, WITHOUT LETTING THEIR HOME LIFE INTERFERE TO THE POINT THAT IT AFFECTS THEIR ABILITY TO DO A GOOD JOB.))
[IN Q=Maybe just offering]
[SUPER=01-Ruth Hendrick/Employment Services;]
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[OUT Q=ABILITY TO DO A GOOD JOB]
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[VO-NAT]


A staffing shortage in employment services put the mentor program on hold for a while.
But Hendrick says at least five mentors are now trained, and she's hoping matches can be made in the next month or so.
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[Jubilee-Heights]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-41 1:08:47]
[GRAPHIC=Habitat for Humanity]


With construction of its Jubilee Heights subdivision well under way, Lynchburg's Habitat for Humanity has started a NEW project for that neighborhood.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


City officials helped break ground today for the Jubilee Family Development Center on Florida Avenue in Lynchburg.
The 14-thousand square foot center will offer educational and recreational activities for the neighborhood's young children.
Habitat needs to raise 300-thousand dollars to fund the first phase of the project.
Construction should be finished by this winter.
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[Tease2]


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


A local cattle ranch opens its gates to the public... giving others a chance find a home on the Botetourt County range.
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[VO-NAT]


And
an unusual cowboy takes to the ring to show off his herding expertise.
We'll have more on this rodeo act when the news continues.
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[Cat-Vaccine]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=98-48 23:26]
[GRAPHIC=None]


New information about some pet vaccines may mean one less shot for Fluffy.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; ]

The chance of an indoor cat getting feline leukemia is almost non-existent because cats get it from contact with an infected cat. Now vets are saying the vaccine for feline leukemia causes malignant tumors between the shoulder blades from repeatedly getting the shot in the same place.
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[SOT 10 32 56]
[IN Q=Generally when]

((DR. CONNIE CANODE/VETERINARIAN:GENERALLY, WHEN WE USED TO GIVE THE VACCINES ONLY BETWEEN THE SHOULDER BLADES, THAT'S WHERE WE OFTEN FIND THEM, NOW VETS ARE VERY CAREFUL ABOUT WHERE THEY GIVE THOSE VACCINES AND MONITORING WHAT BRAND OF VACCINE YOU USE. THE VACCINES ARE SPREAD ACROSS THE BODY NOW, SHOULDERS ARE EVEN BACK LEGS, DIFFERENT LOCATIONS DIFFERENT TIMES.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Connie Canode/Veterinarian; ]
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[OUT Q=different times]
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[VO-NAT]


Doctor Canode says that way vets know what's causing the tumor in case it happens.
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[Cattle-Ranch]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-40 1:24:18]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Botetourt County family is offering weekend getaways at their working cattle ranch.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]


Four generations have rounded up these herds the old-fashioned way -- with horses.
But it's tough to hang on when you're being driven out by big beef conglomerates.
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[SOT 10:49:39]
[IN Q=It seems to me]

((LINDA PALMER/RANCHER: IT SEEMS TO ME THE PORK AND POULTRY PEOPLE HAVE DONE A BETTER JOB ADVERTIZING AND LOBBYING. THE CATTLE PEOPLE, THEY'RE SO INDEPENDENT, THEY DON'T GET TOGETHER.))
[SUPER=01-Linda Palmer/Rancher;]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=get together]
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[VO-NAT]


But some who grew up on the farm have no intention of letting go.
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[SOT 10:59:14]
[IN Q=I think]

((I THINK THERE'LL ALWAYS BE A NEED FOR BEEF WHETHER IT STAYS ON THE EAST COAST OR GETS PUSHED WESTWARD.))
[SUPER=01-Will Vest/Rancher;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=WESTWARD]
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[VO-NAT]


For three hundred dollars you too can follow the longhorns for a weekend in August or September.
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[Forecasts]
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[SUPER=X5001;][S-Extra]



[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=extra point]
[GRAPHIC=Extra point]


The fires in Florida postpone the Pepsi 400 a couple of upsets at Wimbledon and the Orioles pick up a win today.
But first our Extra Point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75- /File Tape; :]


Ken Griffey Junior is making sure that Mark McGwire doesn't run away with the Major League Home run title.
This afternoon in Seattle, Griffey hits this solo homer to the opposite field to lead the American League with 35 on the Year.
For that and other scores lets check the boards.
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[WIPE TO MOTION]
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[S-Daytona]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-22]
[GRAPHIC=Daytona Logo]


As you heard earlier in the newscast, The fires in Florida have forced the postponement for Saturday nights Pepsi 400.
And while that's a major dissapointment for many fans the competitors know it was the only deicision Nascar could Make.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=First audio]
[SUPER=01-Larry McReynolds/Lowes Chevy Crew Chief; :]
[SUPER=01-Steve Park/Pennzoil Chevy Driver; :13]
[RUNS=:34]
[OUT Q=..poor performance."]
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[S-Braves]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-12]
[GRAPHIC=MLB LOGO]


Keith Lockhart homered twice and Greg Maddux earned his 10-th straight win as the Braves beat the Devil Rays 6 to nothing.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-St. Petersburg, FL/FOX SPORTSSOUTH; :]


Bobby Cox watching from the dugout as the game remained scoreless.
But in the top of the sixth Lockhart gets all of this pitch sending it over the right field wall for a solo homer and a 1 to nothing Braves lead.
Atlanta added another run in the sixth inning Randall Simon hits this bouncer to right field scoring Chipper Jones to make the score 2 to nothing Braves after six.
Jones would add to the Brave lead. He sends this shot over the right field wall in the 8-th to make
[SUPER=35-Atlanta/6/Tampa Bay/0/;]

it 3 to nothing and the Braves hold on for the 6 to nothing win.
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[S-Orioles]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-19]
[GRAPHIC=Orioles/Marlins]


Baltimore's Rafael Palmeiro homered in a fourth straight game today to lead the Orioles over Florida 5 to 3.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD/SPCH; :]


Ray Miller checking the action from the dugout.
In the bottom of the first, Palmeiro sends this shot over the right field wall for a 2 run homer and the score was tied at 2 to 2.
Baltimore would take the lead in the fourth. Joe Carter strokes this single to left field scoring Cal Ripken to make it 3 to 2 Orioles.
Ripen would than pick up an R-B-I with this single
[SUPER=35-Baltimore/5/Florida/3/;]

up the middle scoring Eric Davis and the Orioles beat the Marlins 5 to 3.
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[Sports Tease]


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


And coming up, Scott Gordon is the new head coach of the Roanoke Express K.J. Hippensteel and his doubles partner win at Wimbledon.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


And a couple of upsets as the women advance to the singles final at Wimbledon.
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-20]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke Express]


Scott Gordon, a former Coach and Player in the East Coast Hockey League, is the new manager of the Roanoke Express.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :]


Gordon is the new head coach of the Express and he's taking over a franchise that has experienced success the past five years under former coach Frank Anzalone.
Roanoke made it to the second round of the playoffs last season and Gordon's job is to take the franchise to the next level.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="it's going]
[SUPER=01-Scott Gordon/Roanoke Express Head Coach; :]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=...more easier."]
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[VO-NAT]


Many of the Express players have settled here in the Roanoke Valley and Gordon says he will consider those players as he makes his plans for the upcoming East Coast Hockey League Season.
[SOT]
[IN Q="It's going...]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=...with that."]
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[TALENT=ROY]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD LOGO]


Gordon, a former Olympic Goaltender is only the second coach in team history.





[S-Islanders]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-25]
[GRAPHIC=N.Y. Islanders]


The Express may receive some help with players through an affiliation with the N-H-L's New York Islanders.
General Manager Tony Mancuso said today he expects to have a deal worked out real soon.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="We met with]
[SUPER=01-Tony Mancuso/Express General Manager; :]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=...day or two."]
[ANCHOR=Roy]
[GRAPHIC=Hold Logo]


If it comes through the working agreement should be a good one. Because former Express Head Coach Frank Anzalone is the head of the Islanders Player development in the American Hockey League.



[S-Wimbledon]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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A French Woman will play for the singles title at Wimbledon For the first time in 73 years.
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16-th seeded Nathalie Tauziat rallied from a set down to beat Natasha Zvereva in the semi finals 1-6, 7-6, 6-3 to advance to the finals. She was playing in her first semis in 43 grand slam events which is a record in the Open era of tennis.
Now, her opponent will be Yana Novotna. Novotna reaches the finals by upsetting top seed Martina Hingis in straight sets 6-4, 6-4. The two met in last years finals with Hingis coming out the winner.
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The men's semi finals are scheduled for tomorrow. Pete Sampras plays England's Tim Henman and Richard Krajicek faces Goran Ivanisevic.





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K.J. Hippensteel of Roanoke advances to the quarterfinals in the Junior Wimbledon Championship.
Hippensteel teamed up with David Martin of Miami, Florida to win their doubles match 6-3, 6-love.


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And what about this shot at the women's U.S. Open Helen Alfredsson at the Par 3 seventh hole hits the green and the ball rolls in for a hole in one.
Laura Davies is the leader of the of the tournament she shot an opening round 3 under par 68.
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Herding is just more monkey business for one rodeo act...literally.
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Dressed in chaps and a cowboy hat, Whiplash the monkey rides his trusty mount, Dell the dog.
The two respond to the whistles of their trainer and herd these animals.
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((IT SIMULATES THE WORKING COWBOY ON THE RANCH, PINNING THE LIVESTOCK))
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Watching the act, you can see how Whiplash got his name, but no matter how sharp the corners, we're told the little cowboy always manages to hang on.
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