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[TALENT=Melanie]

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British troops make a disturbing find in Kosovo.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And the Republican presidential frontrunner hits the campaign trail in New Hampshire.
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[TALENT=Patrick]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]


News 7 at noon is next.

[Kosovo]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Serbia Peace Plan]


The peacekeeping mission in Kosovo continues to be marked by uncertainty, with violence aimed at NATO troops and the discovery of yet another mass grave.
Lisa Hughes reports.
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[11;30-UPDATE WINDOW]
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[SUPER=03-Kosovo;]
[super=01-Rear Adm. Simon Moore/British Military;]
[super=01-Gen. Michael Jackson/NATO Commander;]
[SUPER=01-George Robertson/British Defense Minister;]
[SUPER=01-Lisa Hughes/Reporting;]
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((SUGGESTED LEDE: ---
(LOCATOR: KOSOVO)

THIS WAS THE WELCOME FOR U.S. MARINES ENTERING KOSOVO. SLAPPING THE HANDS OF PASING SOLDIERS, CHILDREN CHANGED IN APPRECIATION. THE MARINES ARE HEADING FOR THE SOUTHEASTERN PART OF THE PROVINCE. NATO'S PEACEKEEPING MISSION THAT IS ALREADY OFF TO A ROCKY START.
(NATS, GUNSHOTS)

ALLIED TROOPS EXCHANGING FIRE WITH A SNIPER KILLED ONE SERB YESTERDAY IN PRIZREN. BRITISH PARATROOPERS SAY THEY WERE DEFENDING THEMSELVES WHEN THEY KILLED A SERB. THREE GERMAN JOURNALISTST HAVE ALSO BEEN SHOT AND KILLED. MILITARY LEADERS SAY, IN THE FACE OF ONGOIONG TENSION, THEY'LL BE READY TO REACT TO THE THREAT OF VIOLENCE.
(SOT, REAR ADM. SIMON MOORE, BRITISH MILITARY, "Our aim is to ensure, as far as possible, that these instances are kept

to a minimum althought as we have seen Nato forces will protect themselves if necessary.") AND RUSSIAN TROOPS WHO ARRIVED IN KOSOVO BEFORE ANY ALLIED SOLDIERS, STILL REFUSE TO GIVE UP THEIR POST AT THE PRISTINA AIRPOORT. NATO HAD HOPED TO USE THIS AIRFIELD FOR STRATETGIC PLANNING, BUT IS DOWNPLAYING THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STANDOFF.
(SOT, LT. GEN. MICHAEL JACKSON, NATO COMMANDER, "They have taken the apriort. It is important to them. It is not import

ant to me. What's important to me is doing the job on the ground.") ALLIED TROOPS ARE ALREADY FINDING EVIDENCE OF THE ATROCITIES ETHNIC ALBANIANS HAVE DESCRIBED FOR WEEKS. BRITISH AND AMERICAN SOLDIERS SAY THIS IS A MASS GRAVE NEAR THE TOWN OF KRACANIK, BELIEVED TO HOLD THE BODIES OF AT LEAST 81 MASSACRE VICTIMS.
(SOT, GEORGE ROBERTSON, BRITISH DEF. MINISTER, "I think that this discovery at this very early stage in the operation I

think is a clear indication that much more is yet to be found.")
(HUGHES STANDUP)))


[Bush]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
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George W. Bush is off and running in New Hampshire.
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[VO-NAT]
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His first stop was in New Castle.
He'll head to Boston tomorrow, continuing his bid for the G-O-P presidential nomination.
[SUPER=03-Kennebunkport, ME;]

[7:18:03]
Yesterday the Texas governor received endorsements from his parents -- the former president and first lady.
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[10:31:40]
[IN Q=I KNOW THERE'S ANXIETY...]
[SUPER=01-Gov. George W. Bush/(R) Texas;]
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[OUT Q=GET LEFT BEHIND.]
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[VO-NAT]


New Hampshire holds the first presidential primary.
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[Pope]


[ANCHOR=mel]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
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Pope John Paul is speaking out against abortion, directing his message to Poland's young people.
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[SUPER=03-Lowicz, Poland;]

[8:07:52]
He urged the thousands of teenagers attending his Mass today to respect their parents and live in friendship with Christ.
He also told them to practice religion on a daily basis.
Interest in the church has dropped in post-Communist Poland.
This is day ten of the pope's visit to his native land.
The pope plans to visit the Holy land in the Spring.
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[Drownings]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
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Two separate drowning incidents have claimed as many lives.
The first occurred Saturday night in Amherst County.
Authorities say 12-year-old Tiara (tee-AIR-uh) Dillard wandered out too far in the James River at Monacan (monicun) Park.
She went under at about 7 p-m.
Three teenagers attempted to rescue her.
And Yesterday Morning in Giles County - 31-year-old Harold Coker (coke-er) of Tazewell slipped on a rock at Shumate Falls in the Glenlyn community.
He fell into the water and apparently could NOT swim.
A bystander pulled Coker from the water... but he died at the scene.

[Lee-Mural]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
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About 250 supporters of Richmond's Lee Mural rallied at the state capitol yesterday.
The demonstration was organized by the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
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In Lexington-- the city where Lee is buried-- opinion on the mural is mixed.
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((KAREN PAYNE: INSTEAD OF ASKING WELL HOW WOULD YOU ALL FEEL...IF WE PUT THIS UP...THEY JUST PUT IT UP AND KNOWING THAT IT WILL CAUSE A CONTROVERSY))
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[BUTT BUTT BUTT BUTT]

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((HOLT MERCHANT/WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY:TO BANISH WHITE VIRGINIANS IS EVERY BIT AS BAD AS BANISHING BLACK VIRGINIANS IN GENERATIONS PAST))
[SUPER=01-Holt Merchant/Washington and Lee Professor; ]
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[OUT Q=generations past.]
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[VO-NAT]


The mural is now in the hands of a citizen's committee which will decide if the mural should be put back up.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


A British spy bumps Star Wars from the top box office spot.
More on the weekend success of Austin Powers is still ahead on News-7 at Noon.
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And just days before her wedding, we'll get up close and personal with the latest Royal Bride.
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[Talent=Patrick]

[Wx-Tease] [Weatherpro] [music up full] [comm1]

[Sophie-Interview]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
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Another royal wedding is just days away.
This Saturday Queen Elizabeth's youngest son, Prince Edward, will marry Sophie Rhys-Jones.
The future Princess is already fending off comparisons with Princess Diana.
Jesse Schulman reports.
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[10:25:24]
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[SUPER=07-Prince Edward; :43]
[SUPER=01-Jesse Schulman/Reporting; 1:05]
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[Box-office]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
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Austin Powers is now the spy who snatched the box office crown from Star Wars.
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[7:32:45]
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[SUPER=03-Austin Powers/New Line Cinema;]
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[VO-NAT]


``The Spy Who Shagged Me'' opened with an estimated take of nearly 55 million dollars, far exceeding industry expectations.
In fact, in just one weekend, the Austin Powers sequel has made more than the original movie made in its entire theatrical run.
The Mike Myers spy spoof dropped ``The Phantom Menace'' to number two, even though the Star Wars pre-quel took in 25 milliondollars.
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[ANCHOR=MELANIE]
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``Notting Hill'' held third place, followed by ``Instinct'' and ``The Mummy.''

[Feedback, June 13]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=Feedback 29:16]
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Our viewer mailbox was filled with letters regarding a story about the resignation of a pastor from a Salem church.
Assignment Editor Joe McKean has a sampling of the comments in this week's feedback.
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(( The story about the Reverend Mike Slaughter's decision to tell his congregation at West Salem Baptist Church that he had an affair and would resign brought us several phone calls and notes.
Just about everyone thought we were wrong.
I thought that your story on Michael Slaughter was unnecessary and hurtful to the parties involved. I don't know how the story came to you, don't you think it was a highly personal thing that did not need to be broadcast on the local news...think of his family's feelings.
I want you to know how much I disapprove of your making a local news report about this resignation. I do not believe this is anything but sensationalism and certainly does nothing to enhance our trust in your news department. I believe that this matter was, and should have been between Reverend Slaughter and his congregation.
I have always regarded your program as above average, quite professional for the area and on other stations I would not have been a bit surprised. To broadcast such a story, however, leaves me cold. Yes, Mr. Slaughter was wrong, yet I feel deeply for his family and his church and I think your actions in running this story did nothing to offset their pain.
I was dismayed when I heard your report on the pastor at West Salem Baptist Church. This was not news...it was an attack on a situation similar to gossip. Other stations in the Valley have taken events to the point of sensationalism. You have entered their arena with this story.
If you'd like to express an opinion about our news coverage or issues in the news, the address is P.O. Box 7, Roanoke, 24022.
The fax number is 343-7269.
E-mail goes to news@wdbj7.com.
And while you're on-line, check into our moderated forum at the website, wdbj7.com.
Joe McKean, News-7.)) [Tease2] [SOFT MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Believe it or not, there's actually some rain the forecast.
Patrick Evans will have the details in just few moments.
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[VO-NAT ]


And later in Sports, we'll have more on Dale Jarrett's strong run in Michigan.
It's all still ahead on News-7 at Noon.
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[WebWatch]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=Web Watch 16:43:24]
[GRAPHIC=WebWatch]


There's fear the "WORM" will strike again.
Computer experts spent the weekend trying to kill a computer virus called Worm- dot- Explore- dot- Zip.
They were concerned it would start spreading at the start of the new work week after infecting tens of thousands of computers last week.
Eric Earnhardt has more in Webwatch.
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(([intro] [RUNS :05]
Watch out for the Worm... the FBI says worm-dot-explore-dot-zip is a virus-like program that looks like an e-mail attachment, open it and it can delete files from popular microsoft programs. Be careful with unknown e-mail messages.
Bad news for E-bay users last week, the popular auction site crashed, leaving more than 2 million items up for sale, out of reach.
The site is back up with apologies offered and auctions extended at no extra charge... they're working on a backup system.
Woodstock is gear up for the 1999 festival, begining July 23rd in Rome New York.
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((MICHAEL LANG/PROMOTER;)) [RUNS 04]
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At Woodstock-dot-com, concert-goers are chatting and forming campfire circles, making sure they spend the weekend with people who share their interests.
How about a nice game of chess? with chess master Garry Kasparov! Kasparov is taking on the entire world online this summer.
Sign up at the MSN game site... each time Kasparov makes a move, the world team votes on the best counter move. The game should last all summer. The links to all these sites are on the Webwatch page, at WDBJ 7-dot com.))

[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE# none]
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On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was UP 90 points.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Coming up in sports--
Dale Jarrett takes the checkered flag in Michigan--
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And balls were flying off Oriole bats last night as Baltimore pounds the Atlanta Braves--
That and more coming up after the break--
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[S-Race]


[ANCHOR=pev]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-37 (55:11)]
[GRAPHIC=Michigan Logo]


Last night in the K-Mart Michagan 400, Dale Jarrett took the lead on lap 53 and never looked back.
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[SUPER=03-Brooklyn, MI/CBS SPORTS; :]


Jarrett showed how strong he was early in the race-- here he battles, Jeff Gordon and Jeff Burton to take the lead.

Dale Earnhardt was making a move he was in the 15-th spot after 66 of the 200 laps.
Ward Burton had a good run too--he was running third--just ahead of his brother Jeff after 77 laps.
Gordon would make a final round at Jarrett and would cut the lead with less than 10 laps to go.
But Jarrett and his crew had the Ford Taurus in the perfect groove around the two mile track-- holding off Gordon to get the win
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Jeff Burton was third, Ward fourth and Bobby Labonte finished fifth.

[S-Fame]


[ANCHOR=pev]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-41 (1:15:01)]
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Moving now from the loop to the links--
Barry Graham took advantage of the final three holes on his home course and he wins the Roanoke Valley Golf Hall of Fame Tourney.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :]


Graham made his move at the 16-th green knocking in this short putt to eagle the hole.
But, in the group playing behind Graham, Mike Smith parred 16 to move into a tie for the lead.
Smith needed a birdie on the 18-th hole but he missed and Graham made par for a 68 -- carding a total of 214 -- taking home a one stroke win over Smith And Brandon Lacroix.
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[ANCHOR=Patrick]
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Botetourt won the team title and the Roanoke Country Club was second.

[S-Dot]


[ANCHOR=pev]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-366 (1:29:14)]
[GRAPHIC=Dot Bolling]


And Dot Bolling won the ladies Hall of Fame title on her home course -- Hidden Valley.
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[SUPER=03-Salem; :]


Bolling shot 69 at Hunting Hills Saturday and yesterday she shot a 75 -- giving her a total of 144-- good enough for a eight stroke win in the tournament.
It was Bolling's fourth straight title in the Hall of Fame, but she missed the tournament record by three strokes
Marilyn Bussey finished second after shooting a 78. Her total was 152.
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[TALENT=PAtrick]
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Hidden Valley won the ladies team title and Countryside was second.



[S-PGA]


[ANCHOR=pev]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-42 (1:10:01)]
[GRAPHIC=PGA TOUR LOGO]


ON to the pros-- Play was suspended for the day at the St. Jude Classic in Memphis because of rain and lighting.

The tournament will resume today.
Three golfers-- including Scott Verplank are tied for the lead at 11 under par.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nashville, TN/NBC SPORTS; ]


The Seniors were in Nashville for the BellSouth Classic.
Bruce Fleisher birdied the 17-th hole for a one stroke win over Al Geiberger. Fleisher and Geiberger each shot six under par. Fleisher finished at 16 under par.
[SUPER=03-Rochester, NY/ESPN; :]


And the L-P-G-A tour was in Rochester, New York for the International.
Karrie Webb birdied the last three holes to win the event. She shot 2 under par 70 for a total of 280, 9 under par and a one shot win over Cindy McCurdy.
Webb is the hottest golfer on the tour this year.
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[Orioles/Braves]


[ANCHOR=PEV]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=nte]
[TAPE#=net]
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Hitting almost .370 in his 26 games back from the D-L, "Iron Man" Cal Ripken set a club record--going six for six--as the Orioles embarassed the Braves 22 to one last night--
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA]


Let's count'em, shall we--
One--home run...
Two--single...
Three--home run...
Four--single...
Five--double...
Six--single...
And there you have it, an O's record six for six game for Cal Ripken, also the first time he's had six hits in a game for his career. In all, the Orioles had 25 hits in the game--and set another club record for runs scored.
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[S-Ralph]


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[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-38 tc 1:08:11]
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One of Virginia's favorite sons made a stop in the Roanoke Valley this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


Ralph Sampson spoke to the Juvenile Diabetes Association in Roanoke County, but he also took some time to talk about the Richmond Rhythm.
Sampson is the executive vice president and general manager of the new International Basketball League franchise.
I-B-L teams will chose from a deep pool of talent to fill their roster.
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[ANCHOR=Patrick]
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Sampsons daughter was diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes last fall.