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[WRITER=eea]
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Next on News 7 at 11...
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Peace talks are over, and full scale bombing will resume over Yugoslavia.
Roanoke City pools will open despite concerns about water shortages...
And the face of a Confederate General is still stirring up an emotional debate in the State Capital.
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News 7 at 1 1 is next.
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[Kosovo]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=net]
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The shaky peace deal between NATO and Yugoslavia collapsed tonight.
Talks have ended, and the air war will intensify.
Maureen Maher has the latest.
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[SUPER=01-Lt. Gen. Michael Jackson/NATO Commander;]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Joseph Biden/(D) Delaware;]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Don Nickles/(R) Oklahoma;]
[SUPER=01-Maureen Maher/Reporting;]
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((Negotiations broke down Sunday night after NATO and Yugoslav military officials failed to reach agreement on putting a Kosovo peace plan into action.
NATO Lieutenant-General Michael Jackson says Yugoslavia could not guarantee the safe return of ethnic-Albanian refugess to Kosovo or ensure a total withdrawal of Serb troops from the province.

(SOT) Lieutenant-General Michael Jackson/NATO "NATO has no

alternative, but to continue and intensify the air campaign until such time as the Yugoslav side are prepared to implement the agreement fully and without ambiguity."
While Allied jets continue to drop what seems like an endless supply of bombs over Yugoslavia, Lawmakers are now debating how much will the U-S pay to rebuild what it has destroyed. and when should the bombing stop.

(SOT/Sen. Joseph, BIDEN/D-Delaware/"Face the Nation") "Slobodon

Milosovic is getting the living hell kicked out of him, he has no choice but to go forward with the deal, if he doesn't we just decimate him."

(SOT/Sen. Don Nickles/R-Oklahoma/"Face the Nation") "Let's have

simultaneous stopping of the bombing withdrawal of the Serb forces and insertion of peacekeepers in tomorrow. let's make this thing happen.

(STAND UP) Maureen Maher/CBS News/Washington))



[B'Burg-Ax]


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[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
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A car slammed into a Blacksburg apartment building overnight, leaving the driver critically injured and his passenger also in the hospital.
22-year-old Miles Cushman - of Beckley, West Virginia - careened off of Giles Road, struck both a guard rail and a rock wall before crashing into Northview Apartments around 2 a.m.
The car ended up on its side, with Cushman trapped in side.
His passenger - 18 year old Kenneth Warden of Blacksburg - was thrown from the car.
He was treated for lacerations to the head.
Cushman was airlifted to the UVA Medical Center, where he's listed in critical condition.
Police say high speed was a factor in the cash.


[Pools-Open]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#99-27 2:20]
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A dwindling water supply is on the minds of Roanoke city officials.
But the city opened Fallon Park pool Saturday... and Washington Park Pool will open next week.
Joy Sutton has details.
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(( 8 year-old Naida Bervic...comes to the Fallon Park City pool every weekend during the summer. Where she lives there isn't any pool...and she loves to swim.
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((NAIDA BERVIC: USUALLY I PLAY TAG WITH MY FRIENDS AND SWIM))
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And city council member Linda Wyatt...says the children are the reason the city decided to open the pool despite the water shortage.
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((LINDA WYATT/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: THE POOL IS AN ISSUE OF WEIGHING THE NEEDS OF CHILDREN AGAINST THE CONSERVATION OF WATER ...RIGHTLY SO THE CHILDREN WIN OUT))
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Wyatt say the pools only need to be filled once...and after that they recycle water...so it's only the initial filling which uses large amounts of water.
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((NAT SOUND CAR WASHING))
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Cleve Thompson washes his car twice a week...he says the city should have saved the water...and that the kids could go to the lake to swim or to the mall...like he did when he was a kid.
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((CLEVE THOMPSON: I THINK WE COULD USE THE WATER MORE THAN THE POOLS...I MEAN THEY ARE GOING TO MAKE US CUT BACK...EVENTUALLY YOU WON'T BE ABLE TO WATER YOUR YARDS..I THINK IT COULD BE USED FOR BETTER STUFF))
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((JOY REPORTER: AND IF MANDATORY RESTRICTIONS ARE IMPOSED THAT COULD AFFECT YOU WATERING YOUR GRASS..YOUR GRASS COULD STILL BE OK..EVEN IF YOU DON'T WATER IT THIS SUMMER))
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((DOUG BESSIE/GREENBRIER NURSERIES: IN MOST CASE A GOOD HEALTHY STAND OF GRASS..THE ROOTS ARE GOING TO SURVIVE AND IT'S GOING TO COME BACK IN THE FALL. WHEN THE RAIN PICKS-UP AND THE TEMPERATURE COOLS DOWN))
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Jessie says plants however, do need water...and says your newest plants need the most water.
And there are also gels that you can buy to add to the soil to hold water.
Wyatt says the city is conserving water in other areas...and has even turned of it's public fountains.
And that Carvins Cove will have to drop 24 ft before there will be mandatory restrictions.
Joy Sutton, News 7.))


[Lee-Mural]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=99-20 25:50]
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A Confederate General's image is still drawing protests in Richmond.
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[598-42 1:11:56] [99-11 1:32:52]
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Last week General Robert E-Lee's portrait was removed from a Richmond tourist attraction after a City Council member compared him to Adolf Hitler.
Confederate sympathizers denounced the move and gathered again yesterday in protest.
Meantime a rally was held in support of Councilman Sa'ad El-Amin, whose remarks initiated the portrait's removal.
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[Feedback]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=Feedback 27:39]
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The debate over the Lee mural drew response from viewers this week.
Joe McKean has News-7's Feedback.
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(( Clear skies greeted the opening of the Richmond Canal Walk. But the decision to remove an image of
one of the Old Dominion's favorite sons from the project created a storm of controversy.
It touched souls in southwest Virginia, too.
"I think that a few narrow minded people are trying to take us back in time...when, after the war, the Confederate widows were not allowed to visit their husbands' graves. Are we only to remember half of the war? The Civil War is our past and it was fought by TWO armies, not just one. All of which were our forefathers....I'm sure my tax dollars helped to fund the restoration of the canal, somehow, and I want to see Lee up where he belongs."
Another viewer thought the new Mornin' segment featuring Steve Pardon camping out was a real trip.
"I laughed aloud at the sight of Steve Pardon camping and trying to cook....The gang on News 7 Mornin' are always a pleasure to wake up with and the weekend crew is quite fun also...Can't wait for another addition of Camping With Steve. Keep up the great job."
Send your comments about our news coverage or issues in the news to News-7 at P.O. Box 7, Roanoke, 24022-0007.
The fax number is 343-7269.
Our e-mail address is news@wdbj7.com.
And you may take part in a moderated online forum on our website at wdbj7.com.
Joe McKean, News-7.))



[Shuttle-Land]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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[WRITER=eea]
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Space Shuttle Discovery wrapped up it's high tech delivery mission today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kennedy Space Center, FL;]


Though off-shore storms threatened the landing, NASA gave the go-ahead at the last minute and Discovery made a touchdown.
The Shuttle made a perfect landing in Florida.
Astronaut's spent most of their time preparing and stocking the International Space Station.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey [WX1] [11:00pm] [06/06/1999]
WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WAKE UP FORECAST [Toss back to anchor][Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
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When News 7 at 11 returns - local high-schoolers put their skills to work to provide a safe haven for injured wildlife.
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And 'Lil Cucci's racks up a big award.
But there's more than a spicerack adding to the flavor at this local eatery.
Details straight ahead.
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[Lil-Cucci's]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-16 47:02]
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A taste of Italy wins the Botetourt County Chamber of Commerce's award for business leader of the year.
But it's the owner of Lil Cucci's pizzeria who gives it real flavor.
Maurizio Cucci goes by Joe --
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and this Italian native knows how to make a pizza.
He also knows every customer's name.
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((THAT'S MISS LESLIE JOHNSON. SHE'S A NEIGHBOR, LIVES ACROSS THE STREET, AND A REGULAR SALAD EATER. THAT'S RIGHT.))
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Joe Cucci is also known for his community service.
He makes pizzas so local students can sell them and raise money, for example.
All the ingredients, including the bread for sandwiches, are homemade.
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((EVERYBODY HERE IS REALLY NICE. WE'RE FROM THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND IT'S A VERY CLEAN PLACE. WE KNOW.))
[SUPER=01-Denise Newbury/Health Department;]
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Lil Cucci's is closed on Sundays and Mondays -- also Saturdays during the summer.
But this fall it's expanding from 50 to 80 seats to handle the crowds.
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[Animal-Rescue]


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[WRITER=dal]
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Local high schoolers are working with the Roanoke Wildlife Rescue to give animals a second chance.
Members of the carpentry class from Arnold Burton Technical School are using their newly-learned skills to recycle old cabinets into new homes for wildlife.
Denise Allen has the story.
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These students in the carpentery class at the Arnold Burton Technical aren't just working on a class project, it's a new home for Zeus, a blind hawk at the Roanoke Wildlife Rescue.
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The students at the direction of their teacher Bud McWarter have built several cages for Dorothy Runion.
The new digs for the injured animals are made out of recycled materials--including old cabinets discarded during the renovation of Cave Spring High School and materials donated from local businesses.
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On this day Mr McWarter's class delivered Zeus' new home.
They had roughly an hour of class time to put the finishing touches on Zeus' new home.
Their efforts gave a majestic animal in need a better place to live out his life.
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More students will experience this sense of satisfaction next year when another carpentry class builds a better life for animals in need.
Denise Allen News 7.))

[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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The search for MRS. Virginia took place in the Star City today. Next on news 7... we will tell you who came out a queen.
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[VO-NAT]


And Special Olympics in Missouri has a STRONG group of supporters...
They're not hopping on the plane - they're pulling it.
Details, a little later.
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[WebWatch]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=Webwatch 16:40]
[GRAPHIC=Web Watch]


In this week's Webwatch - a boycott in Europe for a fair price to be part of the internet global village.
And you can track the Star-shine satellite online.
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(([intro]
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European internet users called one-day boycott over the weekend, calling for better internet service prices...

Apparently many European countries don't have a flat rate charge for local calls, so surfers end up paying per minute whenever they fire up their modems.

[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((WE'RE LOOKING RIGHT AT STARSHINE AND WAIT TILL YOU SEE IT COME OUT, IT'S AN EXPLOSION OF LIGHT.))
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NASA launched the Starshine project Saturday... the satellite looks like a disco ball... it's reflective mirrors were polished by 25 thousand school children around the world... The students will track the satellite, an measure how the earth's upper atmosphere affects it's flight.
You can learn how to find and track the satellite yourself by visiting the Starshine website.

Tired of looking at the same old Windows? If your considering a switch to the Linux operating system, mark this
Saturday on your calender. The Roanke Valley Linux User Group is holding a summer Install-Fest at Roanoke College--- t

ake in your machine, they'll install Linux and show you how to use it... you should register ahead of time, there's an online form on the group's website.

The man who makes comedy with a sledgehammer is coming to Raonoke... and you can prepare yourself with a visit to Gallagher's website, where you'll find the "virtual sledge"... a shockwave game where you pile various combinations of grocery items into a pie... and.

(natsot)


The master himself judges your efforts.
For links to these sites click on WebWatch, on the WDBJ website, at WDBJ7-dot-com.))




[Mrs-Virginia]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-25 25:20]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Mrs. Virginia International Pageant was held today at the Roanoke Civic Center.
36 contestants competed in the contest.
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[VO-NAT]
[super=03-Roanoke]


Kathy Brinkman...Mrs. Gloucester County... took home the title.
And Mrs. Eastern Shore...Suzanne Slaw was 1st-runner-up.
The winner will go on to compete in the national competition in Las Vegas.
The contestants were judged in the areas of aerobic wear, evening gown, and interview.
Contestants had to between the ages of 23 and 56...and married.
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[WRITER=rst]
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San Antonio makes the N-B-A finals for the first time since joining the league 23 years ago.
David Robinson scored 20 as the Spurs sweep the Portland Trailblazers with the 94 to 80 win.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Portland, OR/NBC SPORTS; :]


The Spurs huddle before the start of the game.
Sean Elliott steps behind the line and hits the three pointer and the Spurs led 48 to 36.
But Portland would out score the spurs in the third quarter and cut the lead to three Damon Stoudamire with two of his 21 points.
[SUPER=32-San Antonio/94/Portland/80/;]


Tim Duncan scored 18 points and had 8 rebounds as the Spurs get the sweep 94 tot 80.
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[S-Braves]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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Javy Lopez hit an R-B-I single in the 10-th to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 3 to 2 win over Boston.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA/WTBS; :]


A fan checking out the all star Ballott.
In the bottom of the fifth, Keith Lockhart hits this single to right field Andruw Jones rounds the bases to score and it was 1 to nothing Braves.
Braves starter Kevin Millwood had a no hitter going until John Valentin rips this line drive single to left field.


[SUPER=35-Atlanta/3/Boston/2/;]


The game was tied 2 to 2 until the 10-th that's when Lopez rips this line drive single to centerfield scoring Otis Nixon and the Braves win 3 to 2 in 10.
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[S-Reds]


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[WRITER=rst]
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Cincinnati pounded out 22 hits this afternoon and beat the slumping Kansas City Royals 14 to 3.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kansas City, MO/FOX; :]


The Reds own the second best road record in the Majors.
And Cincinnati would get on the board in the first. Barry Larkin hits this single to left field Michael Tucker rounds the bases to score to make it 1 to nothing Reds.
Kansas City led 2 to 1 after two then Sean Casey hits this single to right field Pokey Reese scores and the game was tied at 2 to 2 in the third.
[SUPER=35-Cincinnati/14/Kansas City/3/;]


Still in the third Greg Vaughn gets all of this pitch sending it over the centerfield wall for a three run homer and the Reds get the 14 to 3 win.
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[S-MLB]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
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Tony Fernandez homered and drove in three runs to lead Toronto over Montreal 9 to 2.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Toronto, Canada/TSN; :]


The Blue Jays would sweep the three game interleague series.
In the bottom of the second Darrin Fletcher gets all of this pitch sending it over the right field wall for a solo homer and a 1 to nothing Blue Jay lead.
The Expos came back in the third. Jose Vidro hits a shot down the right field line for a single Shane Andrews scores to make it 2 to 1 Toronto.
[SUPER=35-Toronto/9/Montreal/2/;]


But Fernandez comes through in the third hitting this double to right centerfield scoring two runs and the Blue Jays hold on for the 9 to 2 win.
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[S-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=None]
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The Salem Avalanche is on a roll. This afternoon the Avalanche beat Potomac 13 to 5 extending their winning streak to 4 straight.
And now here are all of tonights numbers.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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And coming up, It's Agassi at the French Open, Bobby Labonte wins at Dover.
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[VO-NAT]


And on the P-G-A tour, Tiger Woods is the winner of the Memorial Golf tournament.
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[S-Race]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-41 (1:09:31)]
[GRAPHIC=Dover Logo]


Bobby Labonte went the final 107 laps on a tank of gas and he holds off the field and win the MBNA Platinum 400 at Dover.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dover, DE/TNN SPORTS; :]


Mark Martin would dominate early as he leads the race passing Sterling Marlin and putting him a lap down.
But rookie Tony Stewart was coming on strong and he passed Rick Mast putting him a lap down Stewart would lead for the first time during the race.
Then on lap 163 the second caution of the day came out because of oil on the track put down by Dave Marcis.
Bobby Labonte would lead at the halfway mark but moments later Jeff Gordon gets by him to lead the race for the first time after the start.
Then on lap 291 Kenny Wallace hits Jeremey Mayfield and then the inside wall bringing out the caution.
Jeff Gordon would take the lead with 88 laps and hold on until he's forced to pit for gas with 6 laps left to go.

That opened the door for Labonte and he takes the checkered flag winning the MBNA Platinum 400 at Dover.
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Jeff Gordon was second, Mark Martin third, Tony Stewart fourth and Dale Jarrett fifth.






[S-French]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-29 (1:28:05)]
[GRAPHIC=French Open]


Andre Agassi joined an elite group of tennis players when he won his first French Open yesterday in a five set match over Andre Medvedev (Mehd'-veh-dev).
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Paris, France/NBC SPORTS; :]


Agassi becomes just the fifth man to win all four grand slam titles.
But yesterday's win in the Open didn't come easily. He fell behind two sets to love to Medvedev. Agassi then turned his game up a notch and he would win the final three sets, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 to claim the title.
Agassi won the 1992 Wimbledon, the 1994 U-S open and the 1995 Australian open. The others to do that were Fred Perry, Don Budge, Roy Emerson and Rod Laver.
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((THAT'S IT FOR SPORTS. HAVE A GREAT DAY EVERYBODY.))





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Tiger Woods warmed up for the U-S Open by winning the Memorial Tournament by two shots over Vijay Singh.
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Woods was the leader at the start of the final round.
His short game was on time. On the sixth hole he makes this nice chip from the tall grass and birdies the hole to go to 13 under par.
Woods birdied 7 and 12 to go to 15 under he finishes the round shooting a 3 under par 69 for a total of 15 under two shots better than Singh.
Its Tigers second win on the tour this year.
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On the L-P-G-A tour, A first for veteran Juli Inkster as she wins the U-S Open title.
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The Old Waverly Golf Club was the site of the event.
Inkster started with birdies at the second and sixth holes. She shot a final round one under par 71 for a total of 16 under par for a five stroke win over Sherri Turner.
It's Inkster's first Open title and her fourth Major. The 38 year old Inkster last won a major 10 years ago.
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((TERRY LABONTE WINS AT DOVER. MORE LATER ON MORNIN'.))


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Jets carry people thousands of miles every day...but how far could you carry a jet?
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That was the question participants answered in tonight's VIdeo of the Day.
The event: the Plane Pull and Summer Sports Festival.
The location: the Spirit of St. Louis Airport.
16 teams of 20 people each competed to physically pull a TWA Jetliner down the runway yesterday.
The aircraft weighted in at 125 THOUSAND pounds.
Proceeds from the event benefit Special Olympics funds in Missouri.
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