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[ANCHOR=Jean]

[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=Heads]
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Next on News 7-
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NATO attacks hit a convoy of refugees in Kosovo.
The body of one country star is exhumed for autopsy. We'll have details.
And if you're filling out your taxes tonight- we have some things you should know.
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[Talent=Jean]
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Plus we'll meet the winner of the Big Game.
News 7 is next.
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[Kosovo]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#NEWSPATH LIVE -- BACKUP NET-A]
[GRAPHIC=Serbia Under Attack]


Several deadly attacks today on convoys of Ethnic albanian refugees.
[Double Boxes=Jean/Newspath]


Aa Lisa Hughes reports both NATO and the Yugoslav governmemt are blaming each other.
[Live= Full/Newspath]
[SUPER=01-Lisa Hughes/Reporting;]
[SUPER=05-Washington DC;]
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[SOT]
[SUPER=03-Belgrade;]
[SUPER=01-Ken Bacon/Pentagon Spokesman;]
[SUPER=01-Vuk Draskovic/Yugoslav Dep. Prime Minister;]
[Super=01-Mark Bartolini/Int'l Rescue Committee;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=back to you.]


(( ANOTHER EVENING OF MUSIC AND DEFIANCE ON THE STREETS BELGRADE.. COMES IN SHARP CONTRAST TO THIS GRUESOME SCENE IN WESTERN KOSOVO. THE SERBS SAY A CONVOY OF CIVILIAN REFUGEES WAS ATTACKED FROM THE AIR.
SOME SURVIVORS TELL A DIFFERENT STORY. NATO IS INVESTIGATING-- BUT SAYS ITS AIRCRAFT HIT A MILITARY CONVOY AND THAT THE REFUGEES MAY HAVE BEEN KILLED BY SERBS IN RETALIATION FOR AN AIR STRIKE.
KEN BACON/PENTAGON SPOKESMAN "WE ARE RECEIVING REPORTS THAT YUGOSLAV AIRCRAFT HAVE BEEN USED TO ATTACK REFUGEE CONVOYS IN KOSOVO."
THERE'S WORD TONIGHT ON THE CONDITION OF THREE U-S SOLDIERS CAPTURED BY THE SERBS. CBS NEWS CORRESPONDENT DAN RATHER TALKED WITH YUGOSLAVIA'S DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER.

SOT: VUK DRASKOVIC/YUGOSLAV DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER

"YOU HAVE MY PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE THAT THEY ARE BEING TREATED OKAY.
(EDIT) I AM QUITE SURE THEY ARE VERY VERY ALRIGHT."


AT THE BORDER CROSSINGS, A NEW WAVE OF REFUGEES IS FLOWING OUT OF KOSOVO. RELIEF AGENCIES ARE WORKING AROUND THE CLOCK TO FEED AND SHELTER THOUSANDS. AND, SOME OFFICIALS ARE ALREADY THINKING ABOUT WINTER. MARK BARTOLINI/INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE "WE'RE CONSIDERING ABOUT SIX WEEKS TO BE OUT MAKE OR BREAK POINT. IF THEY'RE NOT RETURNED TO KOSOVO IN SIX WEEKS WERE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO WINTERIZE THIS PLACE.."))



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[Plane-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#=99-11 26:43]
[GRAPHIC=Crash Investigation]


A preliminary report on Tuesday's fatal plane crash should be ready in the coming weeks.
Investigators today removed the
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[Vo-nat]
[Super=03-Montgomery Co./Today;]

engines and propellers from the site in Montgomery County.
The parts were taken elsewhere for more analysis.
And, while the investigation should wrap up soon- there's still much work to be done.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We'll continue]

((BRIAN RAYNER/NTSB INVESTIGATOR:WE'LL CONTINUE WITH SOME WITNESS INTERVIEWS, THE EXAMINATION OF THE ENGINES, AS WE INTEND TO VISIT THE ROANOKE TOWER AND SEE WHAT KIND OF DATA THEY'VE BEEN ABLE TO DEVELOP OVER THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS.))
[SUPER=01-Brian Rayner/NTSB Investigator;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=of days.]
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[VO-NAT]
[Super=04-Monday;]


The pilot and all three passengers were killed when the plane went down, near Shawsville Monday.
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[NB-Firefighter]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=99-7 1:08:43]
[GRAPHIC=Rockbridge Arson Arrest]


A 24-year old firefighter from Natural Bridge Station could spend the next 20 years behind bars.
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[VO-NAT]


Joseph Daren Wood is accused of setting four brush fires beginning March 28th.
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.;]


Officials with the Rockbridge County Sheriff's Department say most of the fires were set alongside Plank Road.
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[SOT 12.19.14 - 12.19.24]
[IN Q=I think it's the thrill]

((R.W. DAY/SHERIFF ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY: I THINK IT'S THE THRILL OF THE RED LIGHTS AND THE FIRE--JUST FIGHTING THE FIRE ITSELF--JUST YOUNG FIREMEN.))
[SUPER=01-R.W. Day/Rockbridge Co. Sheriff;]
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[OUT Q=just young firemen.]
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[VO-NAT]


Wood is a firefighter with the Buchanan and Natural Bridge Fire Departments.
If convicted he could face several years in prison and possibly thousands of dollars in fines.
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[Fulcher]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-8 1:25:20]
[GRAPHIC=Fulcher]


A con man who's made a career out of turning in fellow inmates defends his decision tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]


Mike Fulcher put his fellow inmate Thomas Gray in touch with a so-called hitman, knowing he would really discuss murder with the Botetourt County sheriff.
[SUPER=04-Last May;]


Fulcher says he will also tell a judge what Jay Clements said about starting last year's fatal Church Avenue fire.

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[SOT 11:08:21]
[IN Q=I'm all for]

((I'M ALL FOR HELPING INMATES IF THEY'RE TRYING TO HELP THEMSELVES. IF IT'S AN INMATE ON THE OTHER SIDE WHO WANTS TO RECRUIT ME TO HELP COMMIT A MURDER I'M NOT GOING TO DO IT. I'M GOING TO REPORT IT JUST LIKE I DID TO THE SHERIFF.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Fulcher/Jail Informant;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=did to the sheriff]
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[VO-NAT]


Fulcher's serving 36 years in prison for stealing three lawnmowers.
For years -- he was a D-E-A informant.
But the sheriff's office says they always check his work.
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[SOT 12:33:22]
[IN Q=If you're asking me]

((IF YOU'RE ASKING ME WOULD I TRUST HIM ... I'M NOT SURE OF THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Major Ken Smith/Botetourt Co. Sheriff's Dept.;]
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[OUT Q=sure of that]
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[VO-NAT]


Fulcher's now been nailed as the suspected leader of a drug ring inside Bland Prison.
Tomorrow night Fulcher will tell us how GUARDS were allegedly dealing drugs to the inmates.
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[Post-Office]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-5 1:10:01]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Some Lynchburg residents are expressing concern about a plan that would close down three of their local post offices.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Postal officials say the proposal would speed up mail delivery by moving mail carriers closer to their routes.
A new 28- thousand square foot facility would be built in the Langhorne Road area.. eliminating the need for the Miller Park and Rivermont Avenue offices.
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[SOT 11:44:03]
[IN Q=My proposal is]

((BILL HUSTON/LYNCHBURG POSTMASTER: MY PROPOSAL IS SINCE WE'RE BUILDING THIS NEW FACILITY AND A NEW FINANCIAL UNIT, IS TO NOT JUST CLOSE THE RIVERMONT POST OFFICE, BUT TO CONVERT IT INTO ANOTHER CONTRACT STATION TO SERVE THAT COMMUNITY.))

[SUPER=01-Bill Huston/Lynchburg Postmaster; :00]
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[OUT Q=serve that community.]
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[VO-NAT]


Some residents say contract stations-- which are postal windows in existing businesses-- don't have the same neighborhood feel as their local post office.
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[Tax-Day]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=99-12 39:45]
[GRAPHIC=Countdown to April 15]


A lot of people have tax forms spread across the coffee table tonight.
[double box=Jean/Eric=Newsroom]


If you're one of them, Eric Earnhart is in the newsroom with some things you should know. [Take Eric full]
[super=@Eric1]


We paid a visit to H&R Block today... they weren't that busy...
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[SOT]
[IN Q=If you are]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :06]
[SUPER=01-Deborah Hill/H&R District Manager; :14]
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[OUT Q=they can be.]

(( If you are a late filer, one of the first things you should remember is don't do it again.
District Manager Deborah Hill says early filers can save money.

[SOT 00:09:16]
[IN Q=then you have an ]

((DEBORAH HILL/H&R BLOCK DISTRICT MANAGER; THEN YOU HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE SOMEONE SAY YOU MAY HAVE THIS DEDUCTION, OR YOU MAY BE ABLE TO REDUCE THIS INCOME BY CERTAIN DEDUCTIONS, AND YOU MAY HAVE TIME TO GO BACK AN SEARCH FOR THAT, OR GET THAT INFORMATION THAT YOU NEED TO PUT THAT ON YOUR TAX RETURN.))
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[OUT Q=your tax return]



So file that away for next year if you're running into trouble at this late hour, professional tax preparers should still be able to fit you in.
You might have trouble connecting to the IRS 800 number, but their website, at IRS-dot-gov, has tips, answers to comon questions, and tax forms... like extensions... but remember if you file an extension, you still have to pay what you THINK you owe NOW... pay too little, and it will cost you.

[SOT 00:10:26]
[IN Q=you pay interest]

((DEBORAH HILL/H&R BLOCK DISTRICT MANAGER; YOU PAY INTEREST IF YOU OWE MORE MONEY, AND IF YOU DON'T HAVE ENOUGH PAID IN, THE EXTENSION IS NO GOOD AND YOU END UP PAYING A PENALTY ANYWAY.))
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[OUT Q=a penalty anyway]



So what happens if you simply file late? If you DON'T owe money... nothing.

[SOT 00:08:38]
[IN Q=if you owe]

((DEBORAH HILL/H&R BLOCK DISTRICT MANAGER; IF YOU OWE TAXES, THEN THE PENALTIES ACCRUE MONTHLY FOR LATE FILING YOUR TAX RETURNS, AND THE MINIMUM IS LIKE 100 DOLLARS OR THE BALANCE DUE ON YOUR TAX RETURN, WHICH IS THE MINIMUN THEY CAN BE. ))
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[OUT Q=they can be]))

[take Eric full]
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey

[Tease1]


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


Straight ahead on News 7 - are Virginia's parole laws denying some inmates a fair chance at freedom?
A look at one case in particular.
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[VO-NAT]


And it's been just over a year since country singer Tammy Wynette was laid to rest.
Today her body's exhumed.
We'll tell you why, when we return.
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[Sports-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Sports-Preview]
[GRAPHIC=None]
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[SOT]
[IN Q="O-K....]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=....in sports."]

((O-K sports fans are you ready for this....The Salem Avalanche was at home again tonight taking on the Kinston Indians Glen Allenhill hit two homers today to lead the cubs over the Cincinnati Reds Elton Brand is leaving Duke and entering the N-B-A draft and The action starts friday but Mike Stevens says you could hear the thunder in the foothills at Martinsville.
All that and more coming up in sports.))
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[Parole]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#99-4; 1:44:34]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Parole]


Virginia's Parole Board says it's only turning down the worst of the worst for parole these days.
Trouble is, that's mostly who's left since Virginia abolished parole in 1995-- so the parole grant rate is at an all-time low.
But tonight, NEWS 7 shows you a case inmate advocates say is crying out for parole.
Julian Morris has been in prison since he was 16.
He's now 34.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=And they tell]
[SUPER=02-Julian Morris/Prison Inmate; :00]
[SUPER=03-Nottoway Co.; : ]
[SUPER=01-Linda Morris/Wife; :27 ]
[SUPER=03-Gloucester Co.; 1:00 ]
[SUPER=07-Charles Atkinson; 1:07 ]
[SUPER=@Ellen1; 2:01]
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(([SOT 13:12]

((JULIAN MORRIS: AND THEY TELL YOU SUCH AND SUCH AND SUCH ... AND AT THIS TIME YOU'LL BE GRANTED PAROLE. WHICH IN MY CASE WAS 12 TO 15 YEARS. I'M STILL HERE, 20 YEARS LATER.))
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Morris went to prison with a life sentence, plus 60 years, for two counts of robbery, two of malicious wounding, burglary, and conspiracy.
He says he took part in the burglary of an elderly woman's residence, but took the rap for an adult co-conspirator who beat up the woman.
[SOT 13:56:11 ]

((LINDA MORRIS: PEOPLE WHO HAVE MURDERED PEOPLE, RAPED PEOPLE HAVE BEEN LESS TIME THAN HE HAS BEEN IN PRISON.))
[RUNS= :08]


The woman who married Julian in prison is right.
Before parole was abolished, the average first degree murderer spent just 10-point-3 years in prison.
Not under this parole board.
[SOT 13:50:43 ]

((LINDA MORRIS: THESE ARE PEOPLES' LIVES THEY'RE PLAYING WITH. NOT ONLY THE PERSON THAT'S IN PRISON, BUT THE PERSON WHO'S OUTSIDE WHO LOVES THEM.))
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[nat sot office]
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Julian has a job at a heating and air conditioning contractor lined up for when he's released.
All his job skills he learned in prison.
He says he's ready to be a part of the sleepy Gloucester community in Virginia's northern neck.... partly because of two advocates who have taken on his case.
[SOT 12:16:57 ]

((CHARLES ATKINSON: HE'S PREPARED HIMSELF FOR FREEDOM. HE HAS SHOWN THAT HE'S A NON-VIOLENT PERSON. I DON'T THINK THAT JULIAN WAS EVER A VIOLENT PERSON.))
[RUNS= :09 ]


The Atkinsons testified before the Parole Board in the last of his six hearings.
[SOT 06:24 ]

((JULIAN MORRIS: PEOPLE ON THE OUTSIDE THEY HAVE A TENDENCY TO BELIEVE IN THE SYSTEM. AND WHEN THEY SEE THE SYSTEM IS NOT WORKING, THE FIRST THING THEY SAY IS SOMETHING IS WRONG. WHAT IS IT THAT YOU'RE NOT DOING?))
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[SOT 13:47:29 ]

((LINDA MORRIS: WE THOUGHT IF HE DONE LIKE THE PAROLE BOARD ASKED HIM TO DO: BE A GOOD PRISONER, A MODEL PRISONER, WE THOUGHT HE WOULD HAVE A CHANCE TO GET OUT.))
[RUNS= :13]


Can Morris succeed outside of prison?
[SOT 12:22:40 ]

((CHARLES ATKINSON: I DON'T KNOW ANYTHING FOR SURE. WHO DOES? I'M WILLING TO TAKE THE CHANCE. I BELIEVE IT'S THE PROPER THING. HE CAN MAKE A POSITIVE CONTRIBUTION TO OUR COMMUNITY.))
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[EDIT STANDUP ONTO END]
Parole Board chairman Rick Alderman declined our interview and says he won't discuss the merits of any one case.
But we're told by the Criminal Sentencing Commission that today, Julian Morris would get a sentence of no more than 12 years, and serve about 10.
So far, he's served 19.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))



[Wynette]


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


The body of country singer Tammy Wynette was exhumed today for an autopsy-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


It's part of a 50 million dollar wrongful death suit filed by three of Wynette's daughters.
They claim Wynette's fifth husband George Ritchie and her family doctor gave her too many painkillers and didn't give her proper medical care.
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[SOT 20:06:16]
[IN Q=It is my]

((GEORGE RITCHIE/WYNETTE'S WIDOWER: IT IS MY HOPE THAT AUTOPSY WILL CLARIFY HOW TAMMY DIED SO WE CAN ALL MOVE ON.))
[SUPER=01-George Ritchie/Wynette's Widower]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=all move on.]
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[VO-NAT]


Wynette died in April at age 55.
Ritchie claims Wynette's daughters are frustrated over finances.
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[Quayle]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net-D]
[GRAPHIC=Dan Quayle]


Former Vice President Dan Quayle kicked off his bid for the Presidency-
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[Vo-nat]
[super=03-Huntington, IN;]


Quayle says after a dishonest decade of President Clinton and Al Gore, it's time to bring back family values.
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[SOT 14:49:45]
[IN Q=My friends my friends]

((DAN QUAYLE/R- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: MY FRIENDS, MY FRIENDS IT IT TIME WE WORK TO REGAIN THE VALUES THAT MADE AMERICA GREAT IN THE FIRST PLACE.))
[SUPER=01-Dan Quayle/(R) Presidential Candidate;]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=the first place.]
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[VO-NAT]


Quayle also promised a 30 percent tax cut.
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[Tease2]


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


Some local students are "kicking butt", with the full approval of parents and teachers.
The story straight ahead.
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[VO-NAT]


And later on News 7, the woman who took home last week's huge jackpot comes forward.
We'll introduce you...
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[lotto]
[SUPER=137-9 8 5/6 4 5 7/3 6 14 19 31/10 14 25 26 30 43/5 3 5 6 5 6]
NIGHT DRAWING=

Pick 3:
9-8-5

(nine, eight, five)


Pick 4:
6-4-5-7

(six, four, five, seven)


Cash 5:
3-6-14-19-31

(three, six, fourteen, nineteen, thirty-one)


Lotto:
10-14-25-26-30-43

(ten, fourteen, twenty-five, twenty-six, thirty, forty-three)


Kicker:
5-3-5-6-5-6

(five, three, five, six, five, six)



[Kick-Butts]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssi]
[TAPE#=99-2-1:42:23]
[GRAPHIC=Smoking]

Some local junior high students were working on kicking butts today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

Cave Spring Junior High School participated in the national "Kick-Butts" anti-smoking campaign today.
[SUPER=04-File Tape]

And with three-thousand children becoming regular smokers every day, it's a hot issue. But with programs such as "Kick-Butts" many may wonder why there are still so many young smokers.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's a choice]

[00:08:32] ((BETH GRIMES/STUDENT: ITS A CHOICE THEY CAN MAKE ON THEIR OWN THAT THEY CAN DO IT WHENEVER THEY WANT AND THEY DON'T HAVE TO HAVE A PARENT'S PERMISSION TO DO IT. IT'S THEIR OWN DECISION. AND ITS THEIR SOURCE OF FREEDOM AND THEIR WAY TO BE COOL OR WHATEVER. BUT THEY'RE NOT REALLY REALIZING WHAT ITS DOING TO THEM, SO THEY KEEP DOING IT.))
[SUPER=01-Beth Grimes/Student]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=keep doing it.]
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[VO-NAT]

Because of the high number of student smokers, Cave Spring Junior High is starting a new tobacco education program. They will hold weekly, group meetings for student smokers wishing to quit.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Extra Point]
[GRAPHIC=Sports Logo]


The Avalanche was at home again tonight hosting Kinston and Elton Brand is leaving Duke for the N-B-A. But first our Extra Point.
Dan Dierdorf is back in the Booth.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-CBS SPORTS; :]


After being pushed out of A-B-C's Monday Night Football booth two months ago, Dierdorf is returning to C-B-S as its number 2 Analyst.
Dierdorf will join Verne Lundquist as the network's number 2 broadcasting team.
Dierdorf began his broadcasting career with C-B-S in 1985.
Now here are tonight's scores.
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[S-Avalanche]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-33 (1:12:33)]
[GRAPHIC=Salem Avalanche]


The Salem Avalanche was on the rebound last night in the second of a three game set with the Kinston Indians.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Salem vs Kinston; :]


Some future Avalanche players on the field right next to Salem Stadium.
The Kinston Indians get on the board in the first when Mike Edwards hits the two run homer over the right field wall to make the score 2 to nothing Kinston.
Salem would answer with the bases loaded Todd Sears singles to centerfield scoring a runner from third and the game was 2 to 1 Kinston.
[SUPER=37-Salem/4/Kinston/9/;]


Then in the fourth and the Avalanche trailing by four John Lindsay hits the sacrafice fly to right field scoring a run to make it 7 to 4 Kinston and Kinston goes on to win it 9 to 4.
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[S-Orioles]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-37 (35:50)]
[GRAPHIC=Orioles/Yankees]


The Baltimore Orioles were in the "Big Apple" tonight for a game against the New York Yankees.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/HTS; :]


Oriole Manager Ray Miller checking the action from the dugout.
And the Yankees get on the board in the bottom of the first. Chuck Knoblauch sends this Scott Erickson pitch over the right centerfield wall for a solo homer and a 1 to nothing lead.
[SUPER=35-New York//Baltimore//;]


The Yankees scored 3 in the inning but in the third B.J. Surhoff lines this David Cone pitch to centerfield scoring a run to make it 3 to 2 and __ wins it __ to __.
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[S-Cubs]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-29 (1:10:08)]
[GRAPHIC=Cubs/Reds]


Glenallen Hill homered twice and Sammy Sosa hit a pair of doubles and scored twice as the Cubs beat Cincinnati 5 to 4.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/WGN; :]


Sosa warming up before the start of the game.
In the top of the first, Cincinnati's Pete Harnisch gets Sosa looking for the strikeout.
Then in the bottom of the second, Hill gets all of this pitch sending the line drive into the left field seats for a solo homer and a 1 to nothing Cubs lead.
[SUPER=35-Chicago/5/Cincinnati/4/;]


Cincinnati's Aaron Boone would make it a close game with the solo homer in the ninth but Chicago wins it 5 to 4.
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[S-Brand]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-32 (39:52)]
[GRAPHIC=ACC Logo]


One of the top players in college basketball is making a career move.
Duke Center Elton Brand announced yesterday he was leaving school after two years and enter the N-B-A draft.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NCAA; :]


The six foot eight Brand says its a dream of his to play in the N-B-A. He said Krzyzewski supports his decision 100 per cent.
Brand says he will eventually finish his work toward a college degree and he said he hopes to be picked among the top 10 players in the draft
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[SOT]
[IN Q="Yes, I...]
[SUPER=01-Elton Brand/Enters N-B-A Draft; :]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=...chase another."]
[ANCHOR=Roy]
[GRAPHIC=Hold Logo]


Brand is the first undergraduate to leave Duke early for the Pros.
(THE TRUCKS PRACTICED AT MARTINSVILLE YESTERDAY. MORE LATER ON MORNIN'.)









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And coming up, Virginia's Anthony Poindexter talks about this weekend's N-F-L draft.
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And Mike Stevens was in Martinsville today as the trucks practiced for Saturday's NAPA 250.
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The racing action in Martinsville starts Friday. But Mike Stevens says if you listened closely yesterday, you could hear plenty of thunder in the foothills.
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(THAT'S IT FOR SPORTS. HAVE A GREAT DAY EVERYBODY.)








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Former Friday Football Extra Player of The Week Anthony Poindexter knows he no longer is a first round pick in this weekends N-F-L draft.
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A devastating knee injury prematurely ended his senior season in 1998 and forced him into some grueling rehabilitation.
The Forest native says the injury also has made him tougher.
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During the past few weeks Poindexter has been rehabbing the knee in San Francisco with Jerry Rice's trainer. He also had a chance to go one-on-one with Rice.
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It's time to meet the winner of the biggest individual lottery prize in U-S history.
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Maria Grasso- a live in babysitter with two children in college- opted for the immediate 104 million dollar payout- She takes home 70 million after taxes.
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Grasso says she will take care of her family and use the money to help mentally handicapped children.
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