[Willow-river]

[ANCHOR=Denise]

[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#98-]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


That's where a major fire broke out last night at the Willow River Apartment Complex.
It is the sixth suspicious fire that started there in the last two weeks.
[Double Boxes=Denise and Scott/Microwave]


Scott Goldberg is at the Salem Police Department this morning.
Scott what's the latest?
[Live=Scott Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Scott1;]
[SUPER=05-Salem;]
( ad lib)
(Rollcue:was the worst)
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=04-Friday; :26]
[SUPER=01-Donald Angle/Willow River Resident; :42]
[RUNS=:50]
[OUT Q=lease or something.]




[Live=Scott Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Salem;]
( ad lib)



[Double Boxes=Denise and Scott/Microwave]
(Question: And police aren't saying anything this morning?)


[Africa-Explosions]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Bombing]


Rescue teams have found a woman and her child alive in the rubble of the U.S. Embassy in Kenya.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nairobi, Kenya;]


THe rescue comes 48 hours after the bombing of the embassy in Nairobi.
190 people were killed in Kenya and the second bombing in Tanzania.
11 of those were Americans.
Officials are still not confirming who is responsible.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I think]

((MADELEINE ALBRIGHT/SECRETARY OF STATE: I THINK THAT IT'S VERY IMPORTANT THAT WE REALLY CONCENTRATE ON HAVING THIS INVESTIGATION LOOK AT ALL THE POSSIBILITIES. WE WOULD NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OF ME OR ANY OTHER OFFICIAL AT THIS MOMENT TO CONFIRM INFORMATION THAT WE DO NOT HAVE AND THIS IS GOING TO BE AN IN-DEPTH INVESTIGATION.))
[SUPER=01-Madeleine Albright/ U.S. Secretary of State;]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=in-depth investigation]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Investigators including the FBI are scouring the debris for clues.
(------------)



[11-Arcadia-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-59; 11:55]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


One person was killed in a traffic accident near Arcadia yesterday afternoon.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]


The accident happened around 12:30 near the 172 mile marker along Interstate 81.
State police say a car travelling southbound ran off the road and up onto an embankment.
Authorities say the car then came down and hit the back of a tractor trailor.
The driver of the car was killed.
Police are not releasing the driver's name.
(------------)



[Bedford-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


A late night Bedford County accident claimed the life of one man.
42-year old Charles A. Biar (By-er) of Huddleston was killed when the vehicle he was riding in ran off the road, hit a dirt embankment, and rolled over several times.
The accident happened on Route 626 just before midnight.
Police are not releasing any information about the driver and are still investigating.


[Henry-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Another traffic accident left a man from Rocky Mount dead.
It happened around eight yesterday morning along Route 57 in Henry County.
According to police the driver of a pick-up truck sped around a corner, lost control of the truck and slammed into an oncoming car.
Rescuers transported the driver of the car, 33-year old Manuel Ramos Torres, to Memorial Hospital in Martinsville where he later died.
Police are still investigating the accident.

[Congress-Votes]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Campaign finance reform was at the top of Congress' agenda last week.
(-------------)
[take pinnacle board # 1020]


The House approved a bill that would ban what's known as "soft money"...big, unregulated donations to national political parties.
The measure passed by a 237 to 186 vote.
All of Virginia's Republican congressmen voted yes, including Roanoke's Bob Goodlatte.
Democrat Virgil Goode also supported the bill.
But Democrat Rick Boucher voted against it.
(--------------)
[ANCHOR=Denise]
[SS=none]


The campaign finance bill now heads to the Senate, where a similar measure has already been voted down.

[Mosquitos]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=wknd HC]
[GRAPHIC=Health Check]

The seasonal mosquito infestation is becoming more of a health problem than just itchy bites.
There are over three thousand different types of mosquitos worldwide and an estimated 70 species in Virginia. News 7's Tonya Flory reports Virginia Tech researchers are studying diseases some indiginous types carry.
(/////SOT/////)
[IN Q=Doctor Sally]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00 ]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Sally Paulson/Entomologist; :13]
[SUPER=@Tonya2; 1:05]
[RUNS=1:16]
[OUT Q=Health Check]

(( Doctor Sally Paulson studies mosquitos and the viruses they carry at Virginia Tech. She says Tazewell and Wise Counties have confirmed cases of mosquito viruses.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT ub 14 10 45]
[IN Q=In the past]

((DR. SALLY PAULSON/ENTOMOLOGIST: IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS WE'VE BEEN GETTING MORE AND MORE CASES...INTO THE SEASON NOW WHEN CASES ARE GOING TO START SHOWING UP.)) [RUNS:19]
[OUT Q=showing up]

One case has been reported already this year in Buchanan. Doctor Paulson is collecting mosquitos from regions in Southwest Virginia to test them for LaCrosse and Encephalitis.

These particular breeds don't just attack in the early evening.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT ub 14 11 19]
[IN Q=The mosquito]

((DR. SALLY PAULSON/ENTOMOLOGIST: THE MOSQUITO THAT SPREADS IT IS PRIMARILY A DAY BITER, SO WHEN YOUR KIDS ARE OUT IN THE YARD PLAYING YOU SHOULD TAKE PRECAUTION AND THEY GROW IN TREE HOLES SO IF YOU TAKE YOUR...EXPOSED TO THE MOSQUITO.))
[RUNS::19]
[OUT Q=the mosquito]


The best way to protect yourself against mosquitos-- wear long sleeves and pants, light colors, and use insect repellents with deet as one of the main ingredients. Tonya Flory, News 7, Health Check.))


[HEADLINES]
[ANCHOR=Denise 2 shot]

[***No Music Under]
Here's a look at today's top stories.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]


Another fire broke out at the Willow River apartments in Salem last night.
The blaze destroyed eight apartments and left several families homeless.
It's the sixth fire at the apartment complex in the last two weeks.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]


Bell Atlantic workers went on strike at midnight last night when their contract expired.
73-thousand workers are walking the picket line over job security.
Spokespeople say both sides are ready to talk, but negotiations have not been scheduled.

(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]


A suicide bomber may be to blame for Friday's deadly bombing of the U-S embassy in Nairobi, Kenya.
Kenyan Police Superintendent Mike Harries say witnesses saw a pickup truck drive into the parking lot behind the embassy about five minutes before the bomb exploded.
The death toll in the Bombings has risen to 190 including 11 Americans.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Denise 2 SHOT]


And that's what's making news on this Sunday August Ninth.
(toss to Andrew for Newsreel)




[Resignation-Reel]


[ANCHOR=Denise 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=newsreel]


He was the only President to resign.
[ANCHOR=Andrew 2-Shot]


And he did it 24-years ago today.
[ANCHOR=Andrew Full]
[GRAPHIC=VA Newsreel]


Here's David Seidel with this week's Virginia Newsreel.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=animation]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/August 4, 1974; :14]
[SUPER=20-David/Seidel; :30]
[SUPER=04-August 9, 1974; 1:13]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=seidel, news7]

(( Americans were glued to their television sets as President Richard Nixon announced that he would be the first chief executive to resign.
It was the culmination of a two year cover-up and subsequent investigation of the Watergate break-in.
When Congress decided it would start impeachment proceedings, Nixon decided it was time to go.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=to leave office]

[RUNS:16]
[OUT Q=America first]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 01:24]
[IN Q=I have never]

[RUNS:07]
[OUT Q=had to resign]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I think he]

[RUNS:16]
[OUT Q=better on him]


The final act was played out the next day as Nixon said goodbye to the White House staff and Gerald Ford was sworn in as President of the United States.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I, Gerald]

[RUNS:04]
[OUT Q=Ford]


That's Virginia Newsreel, I'm David Seidel, News-7.))












[11-Rain]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-60; 05:16]
[GRAPHIC=Storms]


It was enough to flood roads and crash cars.
But not everyone saw yesterday's rain as a bad thing.
In fact, many farmers had been waiting for a day like this.
Scott Goldberg has more.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It was family]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tracy Barton/Cutting Horse Trainer; :19]
[SUPER=01-Trooper Tim Harris/Virginia State Police; :42]
[SUPER=01-Eddie Shelton/Cattle Farmer; :59]
[SUPER=@Scott2; 1:04]
[RUNS=1:15]
[OUT Q=SGO, News7.]

(( It was family day out on the farms in Franklin County.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 12 28 28]
[IN Q=you can tell]

((YOU CAN TELL THE AGE OF A HORSE OR WHATEVER BY THE WAY THE HORSE'S TEETH ARE FORMED.)) [RUNS04]
[OUT Q=]


A day when folks of all ages could learn about things like Cutting horses...the fast-moving, strong horses who are trained to keep misbehaving cows from returning to the herd.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 12 47 00]
[IN Q=they're very]

((TRACY BARTON/CUTTING HORSE TRAINER: THEY'RE VERY COMPARABLE TO WHAT A TENNIS PLAYER WOULD GO THROUGH. A LOT OF STOPPING AND STARTING AND STRESS ON THEIR TENDONS.)) [RUNS06]
[OUT Q=tendons]


But on this day at the farm, the cutting horses had to move their show inside. [rain shots]
Outside, it was raining -- everywhere.
The rain made a mess on the roads and even caused floods in some places. [ambulances and stuff]
In Rocky Mount, it caused this accident where one car slid into another.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 11 48 35]
[IN Q=the problem]

((TROOPER TIM HARRIS/VA STATE POLICE: THE PROBLEM IS WE HAVEN'T HAD ANY RAIN IN SO LONG, AND ALL THE OIL THAT'S BEEN DEPOSITED ON THE ROAD IS SITTING RIGHT THERE ON TOP OF THE ROAD AND THEN WITH THE RAIN WE HAD THIS MORNING, IT'S MADE THE ROADS VERY SLICK.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=VERY SLICK]


But back on the farm, the rain was a welcomed respite from what has been a brutally dry summer.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 12 55 09]
[IN Q=IT'S MADE IT]

((EDDIE SHELTON/CATTLE FARMER: IT'S MADE IT REALLY TOUGH BECAUSE OUR CORN CROP IS GOING TO BE ABOUT THREE FOURTHS OF WHAT IT NORMALLY IS.)) [RUNS06]
[OUT Q=NORMALLY IS]


The rain fell so hard it got into our news camera and made our pictures look blurry.
Equipment doesn't need days like this.
But farms do.
More rain means greener grass, better crops and more food for cattle.
So even though a lot of us wanted the rain to go away.
Farmers wouldn't mind if it came back for another day.
Scott Goldberg, News-7.))
(-------------)



[2-Willow-River]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#98-]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


Another fire has broken out at Salem's Willow River Apartment complex.
It's the sixth suspicious fire there in the last two weeks.
And this one happened after police said they caught the person who was lighting those fires.
[Double Boxes=Denise and Scott/Microwave]


Scott Goldberg is at the Salem Police Department.
Scott, bring us up to date.
[Live=Scott Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Scott1;]
[SUPER=05-Salem;]
( ad lib)
(Rollcue:any real damage )
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=when I ]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]
[SUPER=04-Friday;]
[SUPER=01-Donald Angle/Willow River Resident;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=close to my apartment]




[Live=Scott Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Salem;]
( ad lib)



[Double Boxes=Denise and Scott/Microwave]
(Question: Do We know anything about the 10 year old?)


[2-Africa-Explosions]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Bombing]


A woman and her baby were found a live this morning in the wreckage of the Embassy bombing in Kenya.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania;]


In Tanzania, marines guard the bombed out building and workers are recovering what they can.
This blast was not as strong as the bomb in Kenya.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((JOHN LANGE/CHARGE D'AFFAIR: IT MAY HAVE BEEN ON THE TANKER TRUCK BECAUSE WE CHECK EVERY CAR.))
[SUPER=01-John Lange/Charge D'affaires;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=exploded right here]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


190 people died in the two bombings.
Investigators are still looking into who is responsible for Friday's tragedy.
(------------)



[Bell-Atlantic]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Bell Atlantic logo]


Thousands of Bell Atlantic workers from Virginia to Maine went on strike at midnight.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]


That's when their contract expired.
The 73-thousand workers are walking the picket lines over job security.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=there's going]

((PAUL SAPIENZA/COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS OF AMERICA THERE'S GOING TO BE A TREMENDOUS INCONVENIENCE...IT'S SOMETHING WE DON'T WANT TO HAPPEN TO THE PUBLIC BUT WE'RE BEING PUSHED INTO THIS POSITION BY BELL ATLANTIC.))
[SUPER=01-Paul Sapienza/Comm. Workers of America;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=by bell atlantic]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The strike is expected to cause delays in directory and operator assistance, and repair service.
Spokespeople say both sides are ready to talk, but there's no word yet on whether negotiations have been scheduled.


Bell South avoided a strike yesterday when a tentative agreement was reached.
(------------)



[11-Baby-switch]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-58; 16:53]
[GRAPHIC=Baby Swap]


Family members involved in the baby-switching case have already met--inspite of reports of a planned meeting today.


(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Tuesday;]


Paula Johnson, the mother of Callie Johnson, and the grandparents of Rebecca Chittum were scheduled to meet today... but instead the meeting took place Friday.
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista/Monday;]


Michael Irvine, the attorney representing Rebecca's paternal grandparents told the Washington Post the families actually met Friday night.
Irvine said the family rescheduled the meeting because they were afraid they'd be followed by reporters.
He said the children were not present, neither were the lawyers, and everything went well.
The family is still waiting for the results of DNA tests.
Meanwhile the state health department is now investigating the University of Virginia Medical Center where the alleged switch took place.
The department is looking into what procedures the hospital had in place, and whether the procedures were followed.

(-------------)


[11-Newberry]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=98-63; 15:19]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The Botetourt Correctional Unit still plans to send inmates out on work details.
This despite, one inmates recent escape.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./Friday Night;]

[from tape 98-56]
Friday night Robert Bentley Newberry led police on a seven-hour manhunt.
The 31-year-old broke loose from a group of inmates who were clearing brush in the woods.
The Superintendent of the Botetourt Correctional Unit said he will review work-detail procedures next week to determine how Newberry was able to get away.
Newberry is serving 19-years for robbery.
If he is convicted on escape charges, he could face another five years in the penitentiary.
(------------)


[TobaccoOpen]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Wknd AM]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#Profile Open]
[GRAPHIC=VA Profiles]


Time now for our Virginia Profile.
Southside Virginia tobacco markets opened for business this week.
Warehouse owners say sales at their first auctions proved successful.
But folks in the tobacco industry aren't too optimistic about their future.
Christy Hubley talked with a tobacco grower and lobbyist who described his battles with politics and the weather.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=animation]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=stop animation]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[Tobacco-Profile]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Wknd AM]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#VA Profile]
[GRAPHIC=WIPE]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=C.D. Bryant has grown tobacco]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-C. D. Bryant/Tobacco Farmer; :18]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/June 11; :31]
[SUPER=03-Danville/January 17; 1:05]
[SUPER=@Christy2; 1:43]
[RUNS=1:49]
[OUT Q=Christy Hubley, News 7.]

(( C-D Bryant has grown tobacco in Pittsylvania County for 24-years.
This year is especially tough for him and his crop.
The hot, dry weather is stunting the growth of his plants.
He has run out of water to irrigate his fields.
All he can do is wait for rain.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 17:21:20-:24]
[IN Q=It will eventually grow up]

((C.D. BRYANT: IT WILL EVENTUALLY GROW UP AND BECOME A PLANT OF TOBACCO BUT IT MIGHT JUST BE TOO LATE.)) [RUNS:04]
[OUT Q=be too late.]


Too late because frost will threaten the tobacco the longer it remains on the stalk.
When he's not farming, Bryant is lobbying for the rights and protection of tobacco producers.
He is the president of a group called "Concerned Friends of Tobacco." He testified in Richmond at the governor's Tobacco Summit about the effects a national settlement would have on growers.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 17:22:23-:42]
[IN Q=We want the people to]

((C.D. BRYANT: WE WANT THE PEOPLE TO UNDERSTAND AND OUR LEGISLATORS THE IMPORTANCE OF THE ECONOMICS THAT TOBACCO HAS ON THE COMMUNITY LIKE WE LIVE IN AND TO MAKE SURE THE GROWER IS PROTECTED NOW MATTER WHAT TYPE OF LEGISLATION MOVES THROUGH WASHINGTON.)) [RUNS:19]
[OUT Q=moves through Washington.]


Bryant will continue to meet with senators and other politicians to ensure growers are not forgotten while they battle the tobacco industry in Washington.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 17:25:56-:24]
[IN Q=It's the first time ]

((C.D. BRYANT: IT'S THE FIRST TIME WE'VE EVER HAD AN ADMINISTRATION IN THE WHITE HOUSE THAT ACTUALLY WENT AFTER TOBACCO. THAT'S WHEN IT ALL CHANGED AND THAT HAS BROUGHT IT UP TO A LEVEL THAT WE NEVER SEEN BEFORE. THE FIGHT ON MY BEHALF AND MY ORGANIZATION HAS BECOME MORE INTENSE THAN EVER BEFORE AND I CAN TELL YOU I REALLY FEEL THE PRESSURE.)) [RUNS:28]
[OUT Q=really feel the pressure.]


Pressure he hopes will be relieved fairly for growers like him.
Christy Hubley, News 7.))
(----------------)





[2-HEADLINES]
[ANCHOR=Denise 2 shot]

[***No Music Under]
Here's a look at today's top stories.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]


A major fire broke out at Willow River Apartments last night.
The latest in a string of fires there over the past two weeks.
This one destroyed eight apartments and left several families homeless.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]


Everything from repairs to operator assistance may be affected by the Bell Atlantic strike that began at midnight last night.
Thousands of workers are walking the picket line for job security.
Both sides are ready to talk, but negotiations have not been scheduled.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]


Four Americans are still missing after Friday's deadly bombings of two U-S embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
The death toll has risen to 190 in the Kenyan blast.
Police in Kenya say a suicide bomber may be to blame.
Witnesses saw a truck drive in the embassy parking lot and sat there for about five minute before the bomb exploded.

(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Denise **FULL**]


And that's what's making news on this Sunday Ausgust Ninth.



[Sports-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sports extra]
[GRAPHIC=none]

[****anchor tag****]
This team sport has been played longer than any other.
You need a bat and a ball, but we're not talking baseball.
The modern version of this game was developed in England.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :05]
[SUPER=07-Atul Patel; :46]
[SUPER=07-Hiren Patel; :58]
[RUNS=1:46]
[OUT Q=Darrell Shell Memorial Park]
(((/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(()) [RUNS03]
[OUT Q=]


At first glance, a bat and a ball and most American would say baseball.
But it's not. This is cricket.
This club practices every Sunday, a little piece of India they share with their American born children.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(()) [RUNS03]
[OUT Q=]


If this was a match, each team would have 11 players.
Each 'side' bats twice. So if you're thinking baseball it's a two inning game, I mean match.
Two batsmen go on to the field at a time and line up in front of the "wicket".
The other side is fielding.
THe pitcher in this game is called a "bowler." He stands at one wicket bowling the ball to the batter who is trying to protect the wicket from being hit by the ball.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 46:28:08]
[IN Q=one batsman]

((ONE BATSMAN GOES FROM THIS SIDE TO THE OTHER SIDE THEN THE OTHER BATSMAN PLAYS THAT'S CALLED ONE RUN.)) [RUNS06]
[OUT Q=one run]


So each time the batsmen pass each other that's one run.
But there are other ways to score.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT48:48:17]
[IN Q=if the ball]

((IF THE BALL CROSSES THE BOUNDARY BY HITTING THE GROUND ONE TIME OR MORE IT'S FOUR RUNS. BUT IF THE BALL FLIES OVER THE BOUNDARY IT'S SIX RUNS)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=it's 6 runs]


The field is oval with 55 yard boundaries all the way around. And there are no foul balls, you can hit it in any direction.
There are no strikes in this game the bowler is trying to take the batters wicket.
If the bowler knocks down one of the three stumps that makes up the wicket the batter is out.
When a fielder catches what we'll call a fly ball the batter is out.
If the fielding team can get the ball to the wicket before the batsman gets to there, then the batsman is out--sort of a tag out.
There are still several more ways to get the batsman out and these people would love to explain it to you. They play every Sunday from nine til noon at Darrell Shell Memorial Park.))
(-----------------------)
[ANchor=Denise]
[SS=none]


This was just a brief over view. The Patels say they play traditional matches at Virginia Tech.


[Fossett]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


American Steve Fossett's attempt to balloon around the world continues over the Atlantic.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Mendoza, Argentina/Friday;]


Fossett took off from Argentina on Friday.
The trip is expected to last 18-weeks and cover some 20-thousand miles.
Fossett lost two of four propane burners yesterday, but vowed to continue.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Interstingly enough]
[SUPER=01-Doug Blount/Mission Team;]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=is critical]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Fossett's balloon is travelling at 50 miles-an-hour. (------------)