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Coming up on News 7-
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A house explosion in California kills five people - now authorities try to figure out if it was deliberate.
A major management shakeup at one local company.
And a hungry bear makes off not with food, but instead the oven.
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News 7 is next.
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One of the children wounded at the Jewish Community Center is released from the hospital today-
As new reports come out indicating Furrow may have originally planned to strike a different target.
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Buford Furrow may have opened fire at the Jewish Community Center North of Los Angeles-
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but that was apparently not his first choice.
According to local Jewish leaders Furrow was in L-A stalking other prominent sites to attack-
Police say a map was found indicating the spots Furrow was targeting.
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((IT CIRCLED THE MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE, SIMON WIESENTHAL'S MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE AND THE UNIVERSITY OF JUDAISM.))
[SUPER=01-Rabbi Marvin Hier/Simon Wiesenthal's Museum;]
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[Vo-Nat]
Furrow told authorities he was deterred by security at the initial targets and stumbled across the Jewish Community Center after pulling off a freeway.
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[Tultex]


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Shareholders have been asking him to leave for months ...
And today Tultex announced chief executive Chuck Davies will step down.
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[SUPER=03-Martinsville]


Tultex is Martinsville's second largest employer.
Under Davies, the company lost millions and its stock began a free fall.
Two years ago, a share was worth more than eight dollars.
Now it's worth less than 50-cents.
The new C-E-O is the company's former executive vice president.
He says Tultex can fight back --- even though the odds are stacked against the company.
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((RANDY ROLLINS: I'M REALISTIC ABOUT THE FUTURE. I'M DETERMINED ABOUT THE FUTURE. AND I THINK WE'LL BE SUCCESSFUL BECAUSE OF THAT.))
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Another manager also turned in his resignation.
James Chriss is stepping down as president after only three months at the company.
Tultex has been hurt badly by foreign competition.
Today's management shakeup comes after many other cost-cutting measures -- like sending almost all of its sewing jobs to Mexico.
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[Fire-Update]


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The bill for the Purgatory Mountain fire is estimated at over one hundred thousand dollars. So who should pick it up -- the state or the trucker who caused the fire?
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It took firefighters almost four days of round-the-clock work to put out the blaze. A tractor-trailer sparked the fire when its tire came off and the hot metal parts hit the grass. Botetourt County's Commonwealth's Attorney will look at the evidence and decide if the trucker should be held responsible.
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((WE'LL DETERMINE IF THERE'S ANY CRIMINAL NEGLIGENCE OR CARELESSNESS ON THE PART OF THE TRUCKER, MAINTENANCE CREW, OR ANYONE INVOLVED ON THE TRUCK. WE'LL ALSO LOOK AT CIVIL CHARGES -- THE RESPONSIBILITY ASPECT OF YOUR ACTIONS.))
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If the state foots the bill -- the forestry department says it will face a budget crunch for the upcoming fall fire season.
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[WX1] [11:00pm] [08/13/1999] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

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It's not something that happens often - a plane trying to land ends up crashing into a house.
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That's what happened in Florida tonight - a single-engine Beechcraft headed to the airport in Pembroke Pines crashed into a house and burst into flames.
The owner of the house escaped.
So far no information on the pilot - and no word if any passengers were aboard.
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A house explodes in California killing a family of five-
Tonight authorities are trying to figure out if it was an accident.
Earlier federal authorities blamed the explsion on a man who they say first shot his family to death..
Authorities said it appeared the man killed his wife and three little girls, then spread flammable liquid around the house. But now police say they don't know what happened exactly.
All five bodies were found in the wreckage-
Porterville is 150 miles north of Los Angeles.
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[Red-Cross]


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The American Red Cross has announced an emergency appeal to donors of all blood types.
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The Red Cross is down 400 pints in collections so far this summer, mainly due to the hot weather.
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((BOB LUTJEN/AMERICAN RED CROSS: PEOPLE HAVE NOT WANTED TO COME OUT AND DO MORE THAN THEY REALLY NEEDED TO DO DURING THE COURSE OF THE DAY, MANY OF OUT CORPORATE BLOOD DRIVES BECAUSE THEY WERE NON AIR CONDITIONED SITES, THEY WERE NOT ABLE TO GO, AND WITH HIGH SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES BEING OUT AND PEOPLE TAKING SUMMER VACATIONS, WE'RE REALLY LOOKING TO TRY AND MAKE UP THAT DIFFERENCE AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.))
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The Red cross is holding a special blood drive tomorrow morning from 8:30 until 12:30 in the afternoon.
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[Security-Robot]


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Some of the U-S Army's newest and proudest recruits are robots...
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And they were made in Roanoke at a company called "Cybermotion."
The robots --- or "CyberGuards" --- are designed to recognize intruders and environmental hazards.


The army's using the robots to replace humans on patrol in warehouses.
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((JOHN HOLLAND/CYBERMOTION: A HUMAN IS VERY FLEXIBLE. HUMANS CAN CLIMB OVER THINGS AND DO SOMETHING VERY UNEXPECTED. WHAT HUMANS AREN'T ANY GOOD AT IS ROUTINE -- DOING THE SAME THING OVER AND OVER, DAY AND NIGHT. THEY DON'T LIKE TO DO THAT.))
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Over the long run, the robots also cost less.
Government studies say the Army -- and taxpayers -- will save millions of dollars.
For Cybermotion, the contract is a seven-year deal worth 27-million dollars.
The company plans to expand from 15 employees ... to 250.
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[Night-Vision]


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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be able to see creatures on the prowl, in the dark of night?
Some people got a chance to do that at Green Hill Park tonight - thanks to hi-tech help.
Joy Sutton has the story.
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(( The group was ready for adventure hoping to spot a night time creepy crawler--maybe even a bear if they were lucky--using the ITT night vision goggles.
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((BONNIE EVANS:I'D LIKE TO SEE A SQUIRREL AND MAYBE A POSSUM, MAYBE A SKUNK OR BIRDS, ANY OF THOSE TYPES OF THINGS))
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With the dog named Bear to lead the trail, and the night vision goggles on their eyes, the group was on the path for any animal lurking nearby.
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((MIKE CATRON/SCIENCE MUSEUM:SHE'S SEEN TWO BEAR CUBS IN THE PAST..WE'VE SEEN OWLS BEFORE , RABBITS, DEER ONCE OR TWICE))
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(NAT SOUND OF OWL)
But what's that loud noise, it sounds like an owl. Unfortunately they didn't see this owl on the journey, Mill Mountain Zoo brought this and other nocturnal animals in to show how they search for food and see at night.
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((TINA DAVIS/MILL MOUNTAIN ZOO:THE GOGGLES ARE A REAL GOOD EXAMPLE OF HOW THE BARN OWL WILL SEE AT NIGHT, SAME WITH THE SKUNK AND THE SNAKE, HOW THEY CAN SEE AND GET AROUND))
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For the group it was a walk on the wild side, a chance to be one with nature and experience the outdoors at night--
just like the animals---with just a little help from the night vision goggles.


Joy Sutton, News 7, Salem.
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If you're interested in taking a night time journey of your own contact the Science Museum of Western Virginia to schedule a hike.







[Iowa-Poll]


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It can be do or die time for Republicans in Iowa- they're making one last pitch before tomorrow's straw poll.
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((HERE YOU GO I'LL GIVE YOU A LITTLE MORE TEA. NOW SHOW UP AND VOTE FOR ME ALRIGHT.))
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Dan Quayle poured iced tea-
Lamar Alexander served up chops from the grill-
Elizabeth Dole chatted with campaign workers- and Steve Forbes and all the candidates shook a lot of hands.
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((GEORGE W. BUSH/PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE; THIS IS THE FIRST BIG HURDLE THE CANDIDATES HAVE TO UNDERGO TO CONVINCE PEOPLE THEY'RE VIABLE.))
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Workers are busy putting up tents and blowing up balloons.
The poll is touted as the turning point in the contest for the GOP nomination.
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Sinking milk prices claim one local farmer's dairy business.
The story, coming up.
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And many states are outlawing a dietary supplement that's being used as a date rape drug.
But internet shoppers are still getting their hands on it.
Details straight ahead.
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(( Hey folks this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office getting your weekend underway with NFL preseason action.
We'll also talk with Freeman, check out qualifying from the Glen, listen in at UVa Media Day and see how the Avs continue to slide in just a few minutes here on the Big 7.))

[Date-rape]


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It's a dietary supplement, but it can lower your inhibitions- now its coming under fire.
Michigan is the latest state to take action banning one so called Date Rape drug- Drew Levinson has more.
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((WITH THE STROKE OF THE GOVERNOR'S PEN LAST YEAR, THE SALE OF ONE SO-CALLED DATE RAPE DRUG BECAME ILLEGAL IN MICHIGAN. BUT THAT DIDN'T STOP COMPUTER-SAAVY SHOPPERS FROM BUYING GHB ON THE INTERNET.

(SOT, NO SUPER, "The use of GHB has become a problem in our state and

the internet makes it an easy to use virtual market."
NOW, STATE OFFICIALS ARE TRYING TO CHANGE THAT, BY REACHING BEYOND THEIR BORDERS--CHARGING TWO MEN, ONE IN COLORADO AND ONE IN FLORIDA, WITH SELLING INGREDIENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS TO MAKE THE DRUG.

SOT JENNIFER GRANHOLM - MICHIGAN ATTORNEY GENERAL

"No matter who you are, no matter where you are, if you get tangled in the world wide web committing crimes you will be caught."
INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY CAUGHT THE MEN AFTER THEY DISCOVERED THE SITE ON THE INTERNET, ORDERED AND THEN RECEIVED THE KITS THROUGH THE MAIL.
STANDUP DREW LEVINSON REPORTING "It's not hard to find GHB on the internet. A search of the web by the attorney general's office turned up no less than 80 web sites offering GHB for sale."
THE ISSUE HAS BEEN IN THE SPOTLIGHT HERE SINCE FOUR YOUNG MEN WERE CHARGED IN THE DEATH OF A 15-YEAR-OLD DETROIT-AREA GIRL. SHE DIED LAST JANUARY AFTER ALLEGEDLY DRINKING A GHB-LACED BEVERAGE.
RIGHT NOW, GHB IS ILLEGAL IN ONLY 20 STATES. BUT IN WASHINGTON THERE IS A PUSH FROM KEY LAWMAKERS FOR LEGISLATION THAT WOULD REGULATE THE DRUG ON A FEDERAL LEVEL.
DREW LEVINSON - CBS NEWS DETROIT)))



[Farm-Auction]


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A Lexington farmer hopes to make a half million dollars getting OUT of the dairy business.
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David Tardy sold his dairy today -- some cows went for 17-hundred-dollars a head.
Tardy says he's sick of falling milk prices so he's going to raise vegetables and beef cattle instead.
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((DAVID TARDY/OWNER: DAIRY'S ALWAYS BEEN A REAL CONSTANT INCOME AND IT'S A WHOLE LOT EASIER TO MAINTAIN A CASH FLOW SO IT'S A GAMBLE TO GROW THESE OTHER THINGS BUT I HOPE THE LIFESTYLE WILL BE BETTER AND WE CAN ENJOY THINGS MORE.))
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Farmers say big southeast operations are buying them up -- many local dairies are consolidating to become more efficient.
Some expect to see more SMALL farms on the auction block.
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((WITH THE DRY WEATHER WE'VE BEEN HAVING AND THE LOW MILK PRICES YOU'LL PROBABLY SEE MORE, THAT WOULD BE MY GUESS.))
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Tardy had been in the dairy business 28 years.
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[Irrigation-System]


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It's taken him twenty years to perfect it, but a Lynchburg inventor says his new irrigation system could help farmers save water AND money.
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Bert Bertolotti is starting to actively market his pulse irrigation system, which has a variety of applications.
Unlike other systems that cast water in a wide spray, Bertolotti's system uses small bursts of water to irrigate crops.. so precious moisture isn't wasted.
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((BERT BERTOLOTTI/IRRIGATION SYSTEM INVENTOR: THE TREE LIKES IT BECAUSE WITH THE SYSTEM, YOU WET THE FULL ROOT ZONE AND SO THE TESTS SHOW THAT WETTING THE FULL ZONE, YOU GET MORE CROPS.))
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Morris Orchards in Amherst County has been using the pulse system for twelve years.
Owner Scott Barnes says without it, he would have already run out of water to irrigate his crops.
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[Bedford-Move]


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The long process of moving Bedford County's court facilities into a temporary home got underway today.
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The first to go was the circuit court clerk's office, where more than 200 years of county records had to be boxed up and shipped out.
The court offices are being relocated to a shell building while the county's 70- year- old courthouse is renovated and expanded.
Officials expect the project to take about two and a half years.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Still ahead, a scavenger bear gets away with a stove.
Plus -
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[VO-NAT]


It may sound like a fisherman's tall tale.
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But the fish really ARE jumping out of the water and into the nets of fishermen on one stretch of the Mighty Mississippi River.
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From leaping fish to a thieving bear - wildlife takes center stage, in tonight's Video of the Day.
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[16:19:36] [16:20:34]
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Fishermen on the Mississippi River near Columbus, Kentucky aren't having trouble reeling in the catch.
In fact they don't have to to use a reel at all.
The Big-Head Carp are jumping right into their nets and boats.
A biologist with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency says the fish are afraid and trying to escape the boats and motors - so they're jumping.
But he says he's never seen anything like this.
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[HOLD BANNER!!!]
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[ 14:53:40]
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And in Colorado - this bear didn't seem to have any trouble rounding up the food - she apparently just didn't have anything to cook it with.
The mother bear stole a stove stored under a house deck.
She rolled the 200-pound oven over shrubs and rocks, to a clearing a couple hundred yards away.
And the owner caught the thief on tape.
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NFL preseason highlights are on the way along with Antonio Freeman talking about coming back with the Pack. I'll have some UVA media day notes, and the qualifying rundown from Watkins Glen.
But first in tonight's Extra Point
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[SUPER=75-Munich, Germany;]


Steffi Graf retired from tennis today at the ripe old age of 30. Graf leaves with 22 Grand Slam titles, including this year's French Open.
She spent 17 years on the pro tour.
Graf plans a farewell tour of exhibition matches later this year.
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[S-Redskins]


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The Washington Redskins opened the pre-season in impressive fashion last night by beating the New England Patriots 20-to-14.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Foxboro, MA/NFL; :00]


The Rookie Champ Bailey made his mark early in the game as he picks off Drew Bledsoe and returns the rock 46 yards for the touchdown. The Skins break on top in the first 7-to-nothing.
In the second, Brad Johnson caps a clock-eating drive with a four yard TD toss
[super=30-Washington/20/New England/14;] to Larry Centers. Washington would eventually go on top 20-to-nothing at half

-time.
They cruise to a 20-to-14 win over the Patriots.
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[S-NFL]


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Elsewhere around the league tonight a former Skin didn't do so well in his debut with the Lions.
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Gus Frerotte, remember him? He drops back and gets picked off by Ray Buchanan. Big Play ray takes it in the house for the TD. The Falcons beat the Lions 35-to-31.
[SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA/NFL;]


The Steelers beat the Bears tonight as Hines Ward the second year pro scored two TDs - the first on this 45 yard touchdown pass from Kordell Stewart. Steelers win 30-to-23.
[super=03-Minneapolis, MN/ESPN;]


The Giants have been impressive tonight. Tiki Barber scores on this dash from inside the ten. They beat the Vikings 36-to-21.
[super=03-Miami, FL/NFL;]


And Ricky Williams debut was ruined early tonight as he had to leave the Saints game against the Dolphins. with a sprained ankle.
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[WIPE TO PINNACLE!!!!!!!!]
Tonight here on WDBJ-7, the Packers take on the New York Jets at eight o'clock. Former Hokie Antonio Freeman will not play in the game for Green Bay, but last night he did talk about why he ended his holdout and signed a one year three million dollar deal with the Pack late Thursday night.
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The Winston Cup had to work overtime to get in qualifying yesterday at Watkins Glen.
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Rain caused all kinds of problems at the track and threatened to wash out qualifying until this morning.
But it turned into just a two hour delay, and shortly after 5:30 the cars went out on the track. Jeff Gordon the man who has won the last four Cup road races quickly grabbed the provisional pole.
But Rusty Wallace would steal it away and pick up his 24th career pole position with a lap at 121 point 234 miles an hour. Here's your top 25.
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[SUPER=0107-21. Geoffrey Bodine//22. Bobby Labonte//23. Kenny Wallace//24. Ricky Rudd//25. Kyle Petty//;]
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Rick Mast qualified 41st and Jeff Burton was 27th.


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After getting swept in their key series with Myrtle Beach, you had to wonder how the Avalanche would come out last night as Potomac came to Salem Memorial.
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This little girl was looking for the answer in her coloring book. She would color the Avs blue.
Luke Quaccia begins the ruination of Salem last night with the RBI single to left. Billy Deck scores after Doug Livingston just misses the catch. It's one to nothing in the second.
Potomac would get its final run of the night on Matt Garrick's solo homer to deep
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left field. The Cannons get a 5-to-1 win. The two teams will play four more this weekend in Salem.
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We'll shift back to the football front after this quick break
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and check in with Steve Mason at today's UVa media day in Charlottesville.
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It was meet the Cavs day in Charlottesville as UVa held its annual media day gathering. Steve Mason was there.
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