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Next on News 7 at 11
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Nine Skydivers and their pilot are dead after a plane crash in Michigan.
Paula Johnson looses a court battle over custody of ANOTHER biological child.
And a Covington man faces a possible life sentence after a murder conviction.
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News 7 is next.
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Federal Investigators say heat could have been a factor in a Michigan plane crash that killed 10 people.
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[Skydivers]


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Good evening, I'm Eric Earnhart.
A National Transportation Safety Board spokesman says high temperatures and humidity can cause problems when airplanes take off.
Drew Levinson has more on the accident.
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((WHAT WAS SUPPOSED TO HAVE BEEN A DAY OF FUN AND CELEBRATION.. TURNED DEADLY FOR 10 PEOPLE ON A MICHIGAN SKYDIVING TRIP.

(SOT) (15:05:50) Robert Franz/Witness "I heard a plane as it was

taking off.. about two seconds, it went completely silent and maybe a few seconds later i heard a loud thump.. loud crash." (15)
AUTHORITIES SAY THE TWIN-ENGINE BEECH KING AIR SLAMMED INTO AN EMPTY FIELD AND BURST INTO FLAMES SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF. ALL NINE SKYDIVERS AND THE PILOT WERE KILLED.

(SOT) (15:02:36) Lt. Michael Morenko/Michigan State Police "The plane

burst into flames. There is very little wreckage.. not recognizable as an airplane."
THE VICTIMS.. CLASSIFIED AS EXPERT SKYDIVERS.. WERE MEMBERS OF A LOCAL SKYDIVING GROUP KNOWN AS THE PARAHAWKS. THEY HAD GATHERED AT THE MARINE CITY AIRPORT FOR A WEEKEND OF SKYDIVING AND AN ANNUAL PIG ROAST.
AS INVESTIGATORS COMBED THROUGH THE WRECKAGE, FRIENDS AND FAMILY OF THE VICTIMS CONSOLED EACH OTHER.

(SOT) (15:00:57) Carolyn Johnson/Friend of Victims "They were all

very friendly, very outgoing. They all had families. We knew their families. It's a real shock. We would jump with that group of people all the time." (12)
OFFICIALS SAY THE PLANE HAD A GOOD MAINTENANCE RECORD AND THAT THE PILOT WAS A CAPTAIN WHO FLEW DC-9'S FOR SPIRIT AIRLINES. A TEAM FROM THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD HAS BEEN SENT TO HELP WITH THE INVESTIGATION.
DREW LEVINSON, CBS NEWS, DETROIT.))


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A 23 year old murder investigation has come to an end as a jury found a retired Covington businessman guilty.
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A jury in Putnam County, West Virginia convicted Carroll Eugene Humphries of conspiring to kill Billy Ray Abshire in 1976.
Abshire died in a car bombing.
Humphries then married Abshire's widow.
Humphries faces a possible life sentence, his lawyer says he will appeal the conviction.
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The two men Humphries hired to carry out the bombing were convicted in earlier trials.
Charges against Abshire's widow, Katherine Abshire Humphries, were dropped due to lack of evidence.


[Paula-Johnson]


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As Paula Johnson fights for custody of the bioligocal child who was switched at birth with the child of a Buena Vista couple, she now has LOST full custody of another child.
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A judge granted custody of Johnson's oldest child, her 13-year-old son to his father, saying the boy will only spend weekends with his mother.
The judge would not discuss the ruling publically, but a family friend said the ruling indicated the publicity surrounding the baby-switch case was too much for the boy.
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The heat can not only taking its toll on you but your car as well.
This is the second consecutive week that TripleA has issued a motorist advisory.
And as Joy Sutton reports giving your vehicle a thorough check before driving in the heat is a wise idea.
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(( When it's hot outside many people don't think to check their anti-freeze levels, hoses, or temperature gauge.
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((JOY SUTTON REPORTER: IT NEVER CROSSES YOUR MIND TO CHECK ON YOUR COOLING FLUIDS OR THING LIKE THAT? ////JESSE TAYLOR: NO I DON'T. I JUST TREAT IT LIKE I DO ANY OTHER TIME OF THE YEAR))
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But mechanic Pat Flint says checking your car in the hot weather is something you don't want to forget.
This summer he's received numerous calls where vehicles have broken down.
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((PAT FLINT/MECHANIC: THE AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM PUTS AN ADDITIONAL DRAIN ON THE AUTOMOBILE ELECTRIC SYSTEM. YOU'LL SEE A LOT OF ALTERNATOR AND BATTERIES GO OUT DO TO EXTREME HOT WEATHER.))
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And the air conditioner can also cause a vehicle to overheat---which can cause damage to the engine.
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((PAT FLINT/MECHANIC: IF THAT CAR GETS UP TO THAT HOT MARK. IT CAN BASICALLY COOK THE ENGINE. IT'S JUST ABOUT AS BAD AS RUNNING THE CAR WITHOUT ANY OIL IN IT))
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Flint's advice is to not run the air conditioner when the vehicle is sitting idle, like in a traffic jam.
And if the car overheats turn it off immediately.
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((Nat sound of cars))
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Joyce Bradford with Triple-A say they're swamped with calls from motorist stranded on the road--and the wait time for a tow truck can be up to two hours in some areas.
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((JOYCE BRADFORD/TRIPLE-A: THIS A WORST TIME OF YEAR FOR US. WE HAVE MANY, MANY MORE CALLS IN THE SUMMER TIME THAN WE DO IN THE WINTER))
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Triple-A wants to remind drivers not to leave cell phones in the vehicle...because the inside of the phone can melt and wear down the battery.))
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((JOY SUTTON/REPORTER:TRIPLE-A IS ADVISING MOTORISTS TO: RUN ERRANDS IN THE EARLY MORNING OR EVENING HOURS, ALL AT ONE TIME AND TO KEEP BOTTLED WATER IN THE VEHICLE..
AND AS ALWAYS DON'T LEAVE THE ELDERLY OR CHILDREN WAITING INSIDE THE CAR. ))
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A diamond ring was stolen today during a yard sale fundraiser for the Patrick Henry softball team
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The yard sale was an opportunity for the team to raise money for a trip to Florida to participate in a tournament.


The ring was sitting on this table along with other jewelry when it was stolen.
It was worth about seven-hundred-and-50 dollars.
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((ANNETTE SHAW/ASSISTANTS SOFTBALL COACH: THIS WILL HAVE A MAJOR IMPACT. THIS WAS A VERY EXPENSIVE RING AND IT WAS ONE OF THE ITEMS WE HOPED TO SELL TO MAKE A LARGE PROFIT IN THIS YARD SALE.))
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The team needs to raise 5-thousands dollars for the trip.
And is hoping the person who stole the ring will return it.
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The ring is shaped like a horse shoe, with diamonds all around it.
Anyone with information about the ring is asked call 853-1223 extension 2000, and leave a message.


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The Roanoke City Police Department came together with citizens this afternoon for safety's sake.
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Citizen Appreciation Day was held at the Roanoke Civic Center to kick off National Night Out, a program that gathers community support to fight crime in neighborhoods.
The celebration gave police a chance to meet residents of Roanoke.
The event included everything from games and food to information booths.

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((CITIZEN APPRECIATIONDAY, WHICH WAS JUST AN ATTEMPT TO SHOW APPRECIATION TO THE CITIZENS FOR ALL OF THE THINGS THAT THEY DO TO MAKE ROANOKE AN EXCEPTIONAL PLACE.))
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National Night Out is this Tuesday.
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Norfork Southern's profits were slowing down on the tracks this week...coming up we'll take a look back in this week's Business Review
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Plus could water exist on the Moon? Find out how NASA is investigating the idea after the break.
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Planned Parenthood gives birth to a new facility.
And Norfolk Southern's profits are on the wrong track.
Scott Goldberg has those stories and more in this week's News-7 Business Review.
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[NOTHING ON CHROMAKEY THIS WEEK] [99-20 at 1:16:27] (( This week on the Review...
Preston Trucking pulled out of town just days after the company announced it's going out of business.
Headquarters in Maryland said Preston picked up more debt than it could pay back.
More than 80-people worked at terminals in Roanoke and Wytheville. [99-31 at 18:07]
Planned Parenthood dedicated what it said will be a ground-breaking reproductive health-care center.
When it's finished, the two-million-dollar building on Peters Creek Road will provide abortion, adoption and prenatal care services under one roof [Trains]
Norfolk Southern's profits were once again slowed by Conrail.
Problems taking over the Northeastern railroad cost NS an estimated 40-million dollars in revenue during the second quarter.
Profits fell 59 percent from the same period last year. [99-19]
The first tenant in Botetourt County's Greenfields Industrial Park broke ground on its new building by blessing the earth with sake and salt.
Koyo Steering Systems said the traditional Japanese ceremony insures the gods will watch over this division of the auto-parts manufacturer. [DOW JONES PRE PRO]
On Wall Street, worries about another potential interest-rate hike spooked the stoock market.
The Dow dropped 256-points.
The Nasda lost 54.
That's this week's Review.
I'm Scott Goldberg.))
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NASA's latest project to find water on the moon is washed away in a cloud of dust and that makes our video of the day.
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[15:01:53]
The Lunar Prosprector probe crashed into the moon to prove water existed on the lunar surface.
The 345 pound probe hit a crater near the moons south pole, where scientists believe frozen water may exist.
But so far no evidence of water has been found.
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The local chapter of N-Double A-C-P is trying to get more people to head to the polls for the upcoming election.
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The civil rights organization kicked-off a voter registration drive today at the Rite Aid on Orange Avenue and the CVS on Melrose.
The N-Double A-C-P is hoping to register 5-hundred new voters before the November elections.
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((COURTNEY PENN/ROANOKE NAACP: VOTING IS A PRIVILEGE THAT MANY PEOPLE DIED FOR PARTICULARLY AFRICAN AMERICANS, WOMEN AND NON-LAND OWNING WHITE MEN TO HAVE. SO IT'S IMPORTANT THAT WE TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THAT PRIVILEGE))
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Free hot dogs were up for grabs along with stickers encouraging people to vote. The N-Double-A-C-P will hold several more voter registration drives in the near future.

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Dozens off kids came out to the Barnes and Noble near Tanglewood mall today to learn more about frogs.
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The Mill Mountain Zoo brought a tree frog to show to the kids. They even got a chance to get up close and personal with the animal.
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((LUKE VOLOSIN: THEY HAVE LITTLE SUCTION CUPS ON THEIR FEET AND THEY BREATH OUT OF THEIR SKIN))
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The bookstore highlights a new zoo animal each month.
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((LEIGH ANN MEYERS/BARNES AND NOBLE: WE DECIDE THIS WOULD BE A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO SHOWCASE SOME OF THE ANIMALS THAT THE MILL MOUNTAIN ZOO HAS AND LET THE KIDS KNOW ABOUT THE ANIMAL LIFE WE LIVE WITH))
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And the bookstore wants to remind people about the summer reading program. Kids who can show they have read eight books will get a free book from the store.
The program ends September 10th.
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If you're in the mood for excitement and adventure plus some white water,
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Coming up in this week's Time Off we'll take you on a wild trip down a raging rapids.
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[lotto]

[SUPER=137-2 8 6/9 6 6 1/1 13 20 27 28/9 12 21 25 34 40/6 6 5 5 3 9][Whitewater-Rafting]



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If you are looking for a cool way to enjoy the outdoors this summer, there is a place where the excitement doesen't take Time Off because of the heat...
In this week's "Time Off", Kimberly McBroom and photographer Greg Moore test the waters just a few hours away in West Virginia.
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(( Nicknamed the "Grand Canyon of the East", the New River Gorge is even more impressive looking UP....
For a quarter- century, Mountain River Tours has taken rafters on both the New and Gauley Rivers.
THIS rapids trip on the Lower New River is a fairly tame one..
The ride still gets bumpy at times.....just ask our photographer.
But tour officials say the most typical injury during whitewater rafting, is sunburn.
For seven years, Wayne Workman has introduced the sport to many first- timers.
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((WAYNE WORKMAN/TRIP LEADER: I MAKE IT AS EASY ON THEM AS POSSIBLE. I GO OVER, JUST BASICALLY STEP BY STEP WITH THEM.
I MAKE THEM FEEL REAL COMFORTABLE. I REASSURE THEM EVERY TIME, ESPECIALLY ON THE RAPIDS. I ALWAYS COMPLIMENT THEM STARTING OUT. I TELL THEM THEY DID A GOOD JOB. IT MAKES THEM FEEL COMFORTABLE WITH BEING IN A BOAT.)) [RUNS:24]
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[SOT standup 15:18:07 ]

((KIMBERLY MCBROOM/NEWS 7: THESE ARE SAID TO BE THE BEST WHITEWATER RAPIDS EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI. BUT BEFORE YOU SET OFF ON YOUR RIVER ADVENTURE, KEEP SAFETY IN MIND. HELMETS AND LIFEJACKETS ARE REQUIRED GEAR, AND ALSO BE SURE TO WEAR CLOTHING YOU DON'T MIND GETTING WET.)) [RUNS:13]
On the more tranquil sections of river, you might even be tempted to take a quick dip....that is, if your trip leader approves.
Despite the drought, reservoirs on both the New and Gauley Rivers keep a steady supply of water.
The New River's watershed runs 45- hundred square miles.
This allows for a long rafting season...Mountain River Tours accomodates more than 20- thousand people each year.
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[SOT 15:14:18]

((MICHAEL GRAY/MOUNTAIN RIVER TOURS, INC.: I THINK PARTICULARLY IN THE LATE '90S, A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE LOOKING TO BE RE- CONNECTED TO NATURE. AND TO RAFT A RIVER, NATURE'S NATURAL ROLLER COASTER RIDE. SO, YOU'RE SEEING A LOT MORE PEOPLE WANTING A MORE ACTIVE VACATION.)) [RUNS:15]
Gray says much of his marketing is done by word of mouth, and by way of an active itinerary.
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[SOT 15:15:56]

((MICHAEL GRAY/MOUNTAIN RIVER TOURS, INC.: WE OFFER SO MANY ADVENTURE PACKAGES, DIFFERENT SECTIONS OF RIVERS, THEY CAN RUN ON CONSECUTIVE DAYS, OVERNIGHTS ON THE RIVER. WE COMBINE WITH OTHER ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES, SUCH AS MOUNTAIN BIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, ROCK CLIMBING, ALL HERE WITHIN THE NEW RIVER GORGE, WHICH IS A NATIONAL PARK.)) [RUNS:16]
But with all the potential for adventure, you might not want to return to land for a while.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7, Fayette County, West Virginia.))
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Mountain River Tours' typical Saturday rates run 89- dollars a person...weekday trips are cheaper at 69- dollars a person.
Directions to Mountain River can be found on our web site at W-D-B-J-7-DOT-COM.







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The Salem Avalanche has a two game winning streak since returing to Memorial Stadium after a five game road trip.


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A pretty sun set as the Keys and Avalanche went to work.
Salem would get on the board first Miguel Correa hits this triple to right field and the Avalanche jumped out to the 2 to nothing lead.
The Avalanche continued the rally this time Doug Livingston sends the pitch to right field Mark Hamlin scores the run and it was 4 to nothing Salem.
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The Keys would get on the board when Eddy Martinez hits the sacrafice fly to center scoring a run but Salem holds on to win it 4 to 1.
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[S-Orioles]


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Ken Griffey Juniors American League leading 34-th homer lifted Seattle over Baltimore 5 to 2.
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Lets go to Safeco Field in Seattle.
In the bottom of the first, Griffey gets all of this pitch and it ends up over the left field wall for a solo homer and the Mariners led 1 to nothing.
The Orioles would take the lead in the top of the second when Charles Johnson rips this single to left field scoring a run to make it 2 to 1 O's.
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But in the top of the sixth Tom Lampkin hits this shot off the wall in right center scoring a run and the Mariners win it 5 to 2.
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Jose Offerman tripled in the winning run in the ninth as the Red Sox beat the Yankees 6 to 5.
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[SUPER=03-Boston, MA/FOX SPORTS; :]


Roger Clemons was on the mound against his old teammates.
And New York gave him the early lead. The very first batter of the game Chuck Knoblauch drills this pitch sending it over the centerfield wall for a solo homer and a 1 to nothing Yankee lead.
Still in the first Paul O'Neill takes his turn. He hits a solo homer to right field and the Yankees would lead the Sox 2 to nothing.
[SUPER=35-New York/5/Boston/6/;]


The Red Sox got on the board in the bottom of the third Trot Nixon homers off Clemons to make it 2 to 1 and Boston goes on to win it 6 to 5.
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[S-Trade]


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The Yankees made a trade today reacquiring Jim Leyritz in a deal with San Diego. The padres get minor league pitcher Geraldo Padua.
Leyritz played for the Yankees from 1990 to 1996 before he was traded to Anaheim. He then went to Texas and Boston before being traded to San Diego last June. The 35 year old is hitting 239 with 8 home runs and 21 R-B-I's
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[S-Tribe]


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Cleveland padded its lead in the American League Central beating Chicago 13 to 10.
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The fans entering Jacob's Field.
Chicago had a five run lead at one time in the game Frank Thomas with this single to left field scoring a run in the top of the first.
[SUPER=35-Cleveland/13/Chicago/10/;]


But Robby Alomar put the Indians on top to stay in the bottom of the fourth hitting his second homer of the game the Indians beat the White Sox 13 to 10.
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[S-Scores]


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The Mets and Cubs battled at Wrigley today.
Sammy Sosa hits his 39-th and 40-th homers of the season tops in the National league and the Cubs beat the Mets 17 to 10.
Now here are tonights scores.
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And coming up, Mike Stevens Kicks's it with the Redskin kickers at training camp in Frostburg.
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[VO-NAT]


And former Syracuse quarterback Donovan McNabb hits the jackpot with the Philadelphia Eagles.
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[S-Kickers]


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The attention at the Redskin Training camp has been on quarterbacks and running backs but tonight Mike Stevens introduces us to some other newcomers who are making news just hanging out.
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Donovan McNabb is a Philadelphia Eagle.
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Donovan McNabb, the overall number two pick in the draft out of Syracuse, ended his holdout by agreeing to a seven year 50 million dollar deal.
He also gets a 12 million dollar signing bonus as part of the deal.
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The coming millinium has caused a stir nationwide with issues such as the end of the world and Y2K..
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But a modern day Noah is convinced that the world will flood before the end of the year.
Fred Falkner had a 20-ton ship transported to Vienna and it is nestled on a mountain side that over looks the city.

And if the waters really rise, he plans to put family and friends on board.. and naturally, whatever animals he gathers along the way.
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