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Next on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]


Late word of a jet crash in Argentina- dozens are reportedly dead.
Tropical Storm Dennis is heading back toward shore-
What could that mean for holiday travel.
And you've heard of Christmas in July so why not snow in August?
It happened. We'll tell you where.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next. [Open]
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[SUPER=@Jean1;]
[SUPER=@Robin1;]
[SUPER=@Steve1;]



[Video-Open]


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[SOT 16:16:26]
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((NAT SOUND WIND))
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[VO-NAT]


Dennis is now a tropical storm, but it just won't go away. He may ruin a lot of holiday plans along the beaches.

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[Plane-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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We'll get to Dennis shortly, but first, late word of a deadly plane crash at the Buenos Aires International Airport. It may have taken at least 69 lives.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buenos Aires, Argentina]


Apparently a Boeing 737 operated by a private airline was taking off when it crashed.
Officials say there were at least 96 passengers on board the aircraft.
Hospitals have reported receiving at least 26 survivors who had been injured and two bodies.
At the moment, few other details are available.
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[Dennis]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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[GRAPHIC=TS Dennis]


Now on to Dennis.
He was downgraded within the hour to a tropical storm. But he is no longer moving out to sea-
Instead he's heading back toward shore.
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[Vo-Nat]
[Super=03-Sandbridge Beach;]


This is what Dennis is doing to the beaches in Virginia- high wind- high surf and pounding rain are wrecking havoc on Sandbridge Beach-
[Super=03-Nags Head, NC:]


The storm's center is about 110 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina-
Dennis is moving west at about 5 miles an hour- with top winds just below hurricane force... so it appears vacationers are in for another batch of nasty weather.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=20:03:15]

((IT'S GOING TO BE A LONG COUPLE OF DAYS IT APPEARS TO ME HERE.)) [BUTT TO 20:03:54] ((IT'S BEEN VERY NICE DOWN HERE. WE HAD A GOOD TIME AND FOR TWO DAYS IT'S BEEN RAINING CATS AND DOGS THE WIND HAS BEEN TREMENDOUS.))
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[OUT Q=has been tremendous.]
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[vo-nat]
Gale Force winds and 14 foot waves have been lashing North Carolina's outer banks.
A mandatory evacuation order is in effect for South Nag's Head and Kitty Hawk residents living along the beach- because of high waves.
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[Toss-2-Robin]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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There is now a very good chance that Dennis will change a lot of vacation plans for the holiday weekend. Robin Reed is looking ahead in our Weather Center.


[WX1] [11:00pm] [08/31/1999] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE
[WXPRO/FULL]TROPICAL LOOP TROPICAL STATS TROPICAL WINDS TROPICAL FCST

[Toss back to anchor][Snow]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=First Snow]


While we're talking about tropical weather, other parts of the nation are dealing with their first snow of the season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Timberline, OR]


This is what the end of August brought to Western Oregon-
The calendar says summer but the snow could not wait to fall on Mount Hood- and Timberline-
Forecasters there are predicting a wet winter-
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[Brush-Fires]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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Dry air is fueling wildfires in the West tonight.
Blazes in six western states have torched more than 200-thousand acres.
Bill Whitaker has more from California.
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[SOT]
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[SUPER=03-San Bernardino Nat'l For.;]
[SUPER=01-Bill Whitaker/Reporting; :50 ]
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[OUT Q=Los Angeles.]

(( Like a voracious beast, the wind-whipped whirls of flame are devouring huge swatches of mountainsides in the San Bernardino National Forest east of Los Angeles, more than 50-thousand acres so far ... Across the west, this has been one scorcher of a fire season. Blazes have blackened thousands of acres from Montana to Texas, making this one of the worst seasons in years. This fire, started by an illegal campfire, has tripled in size since Sunday. With conditions so dry and hot, firefighters fear it ll be some time before they get it contained. And with the end of the fire season still weeks away, they fear things out west can still get a lot hotter. BW, CBSN, LA.))


[Dragging-Death]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=Net]
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The alleged ring leader in a Texas dragging death goes on trial-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bryan, TX]


Jury selection got under way for Lawrence Russell Brewer- The suspected white supremacist is accused of chaining the victim to a pick up truck and dragging him for nearly three miles.
Co-defendant John William King was convicted and sentenced to death.
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[SOT 15:21:44]
[IN Q=]

((PAT HARDY/ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY: I'M SATISFIED WITH EVERYTHING. I THINK ALL WE WANT IS 12 FAIR PEOPLE. THAT'S ALL YOU CAN ASK FOR. THAT WILL ISTEN TO THE EVIDENCE WE'RE GONNA PUT IT UP THERE JUST LIKE WE DID THE LAST TIME.))
[SUPER=01-Pat Hardy/Assistant District Attorney; ]
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[OUT Q=THE LAST TIME.]
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[VO-NAT]


Jury selection is expected to take about two weeks.
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[Bedrosian]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=eea]
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[GRAPHIC=Al Bedrosian]


Roanoke's N-double-A-C-P Chapter says they're investigating yesterday's court decision dismissing an assault charge against Al Bedrosian.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Yesterday]


Bedrosian was accused of spanking Melissa Campbell's son in a waiting room.
The judge said Bedrosian was technically guilty of assault, but said the matter should have been settled when he apologized.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Chapter President Martin Jeffrey was among several N-double-A-C-P members who attended the trial.
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[SOT 03:11:01]
[IN Q=It was biased]

((MARTIN JEFFREY/NAACP PRESIDENT; IT WAS BIASED JUSTICE, AND BIASED BECAUSE MR. BEDROSIAN HAPPENED TO BE WHITE, WE BELIEVE, AND THE FACT THAT HE WAS A POLITICAL CANDIDATE PROBABLY DIDN'T HURT IN THAT PROCESS AS WELL. ))
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Jeffrey says he's trying to determine if the court violated Melissa Campbell and her son's civil rights.
Campbell declined to comment the outcome of the trial.

[Villarini]


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[GRAPHIC=Mutilated Money]


"Mutilated money". It's the currency that's badly damaged. Banks are supposed to set it aside and return it to the treasury department.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Federal prosecutors say the stacks of dirty cash were not always properly counted at the Bank of Floyd.

Head Teller Karen Villarini at the Cave Spring Branch is charged with embezzling 83-thousand dollars from the bank.
She allegedly reported there was more mutilated money in the vault than there was over the years.
Her trial continues in federal court tomorrow.
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[Reyes]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-21 2:03:52]
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A two- hour protest at E-C Glass High School will cost former Liberty University student John Reyes (RAY-iss) three MONTHS of his freedom.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Reyes was convicted of trespassing during the anti-abortion rally in November, 1997, and sentenced to six months in jail.
He reported to the Lynchburg city jail this afternoon to begin serving his sentence.
With good behavior, it's likely Reyes will be released by early December.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Governor Gilmore proposes plenty of highway construction, but how much of it would come here? That story is still ahead.
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[VO-NAT]


And new standards for child car seats take effect tomorrow. You'll see it in every seat, and every new car.
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[Sports-Preview]


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[OUT Q=in sports"]
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[Car-Seats]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Putting your kids in car seats should soon be easier and safer.
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[VO-NAT]

[No Super]
Tomorrow new standards take effect- Both new cars and the car seats will have a new look.
The seats will be equipped with tether straps on top and new cars will have anchors for the straps.
The idea is to keep the seat from moving so much in a crash- and to protect the child's head and upper body.
The new straps are the first part of a three year federal plan to create a standard for easy to use child safety seats.
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[Transportation]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-25 1:29:00]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Highway Spending]


Along with new car seat standards comes a two-and-a-half billion dollar proposal to build better roads in Virginia.
Governor Gilmore presented it today, but critics say it plays favorites with certain parts of the state.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Arlington]


Gilmore announced the plan in Northern Virginia.
That's the transportation district that would get the most money. [PRE PRO]
Still, the six-year plan includes 90 projects across the state.
The Lynchburg district would get more than 108-million dollars.
The Salem district would get more than 30-million.
House Democratic Leader Dick Cranwell said the governor's plan is one of many the General Assembly will consider.
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[SOT 28:15]
[IN Q=it will be up to]

((DICK CRANWELL: IT WILL BE UP TO PEOPLE LIKE ME AND THE REST OF THE SOUTHWEST AND SOUTHSIDE DELEGATION TO MAKE SURE THAT CRITICAL MONEY FINDS ITS WAY TO OUR REGION.))
[SUPER=@Cranwell]
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[OUT Q=OUR REGION]
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[VO-NAT]


Cranwell also said the General Assembly will decide what is the best way to fund a transportation plan.
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[L'burg-Airport]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-27 59:24]
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If you're thinking of traveling by air, you may be one of many people who sometimes drive a few hours to a bigger airport just to get a cheaper flight.
But before you do it again, Lynchburg officials would like to have a word with you.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Thanks to state and local grant money, United Express is the first to offer cut- rate round-trip fares from Lynchburg to any airport in Virginia, including the airline's hub at Washington- Dulles.
Officials say it no longer makes sense to start your trip outside of central Virginia.
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[SOT 9:32:27]
[IN Q=The absolute]

((RICK DELISI/UNITED EXPRESS SPOKESMAN: THE ABSOLUTELY SMARTEST, BEST AND ECONOMICAL WAY TO GO ANYWHERE IN THE U.S. OR ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD IS TO START RIGHT HERE AT LYNCHBURG REGIONAL AIRPORT.))
[SUPER=01-Rick DeLisi/United Express Spokesman]
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[OUT Q=Lynchburg regional airport.]
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[VO-NAT]


Surveys show more than a third of local travelers drive to another airport to save money.
The 99- dollar round-trip fares on United Express will last through December.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


A powerful explosion, in a video game room. Still ahead, it rocks the heart of Moscow, just yards from the Kremlin.
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[VO-NAT]


And seven thousand teachers are breaking the law. They're on strike, in a state that doesn't permit it.
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[Moscow-Explo]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
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At least thirty people were injured today after a powerful explosion rocked a crowded shopping center in Moscow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Moscow, Russia]


The explosion happened in a room of video game machines just yards away from the Kremlin.
Security experts say the blast could have been a bomb.
Police say it is unclear whether the explosion was a bomb or an accident, but Moscow's mayor believes it was an act of terrorism.
No one was killed in the blast. Three people were seriously injured.
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[Detroit-Teacher]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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As students across the country head back to school for another year, Detroit Public Schools doors are staying closed, at least for the time being.
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[VO-NAT 2:07:07]


Detroit's 72-hundred teachers are carrying picket signs instead of lesson plans .. after rejecting a 10 day contrac
t extension and walking off the job --- leaving the city's 182-thousand students with another day of vacation.

Teachers say they want a better salary, merit pay, and school supplies.
[SOT 2:07:33]
[INQ=]

((GREGORY JOHNSON/ENGLISH TEACHER:LAST YEAR I TAUGHT 140 11TH GRADE STUDENTS WITH 35 BOOKS! 35 BOOKS? 35 BOOKS!))
[SUPER=01-Gregory Johnson/English Teacher]
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[VO-NAT]

The last time Detroit public school teachers went on strike was 19-92 and even though it is illegal for them to strike in Michigan, teachers on the picket lines say they'll stay out until they get what they want.
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[Cove-Well]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-30 1:13:31]
[GRAPHIC=Water Supply]


You've heard all summer about Carvins Cove's water levels dropping. Now the city is looking for additional water sources.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


This morning they began drilling a well at the Carvins Cove filtration plant.
If water is found it will allow the city to take less water from the Cove.
So far Rorrers Well Digging company has gone down 180 feet and hope to find water at 600 feet, but that could take several days.
City officials hope the well will provide up to a half million gallons of water per day.
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[SUPER=X5001][S-Extra]



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[TAPE#=EXTRA]
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Highlights from game two of the Appy League Championship tilt, plus girls high school basketball, and pistol Pete is sidelined,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Las Vegas, NV; :00]


But first our extra point. Heavyweight boxers Lennox Lewis and Evander Holyfield held their news conference today to pump their rematch. Lewis says this bout will finally decide who is the best in the world. Their first battle ended in a controversial draw.
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[GO TO SCORES] [WIPE TO MOTION]
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[SUPER=0105-/Pulaski/5/j/Martinsville/6//Martinville Wins Title/;]
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[S-Appy]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-44 1:03:41]
[GRAPHIC=Appy league]


For the first time since 1948, a Martinsville minor league baseball team has won a championship. Tonight, the Martinsville Astros beat the Pulaski Rangers 6-5 to sweep the best of three Appalachian League championship series.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/Rangers vs. Astros; :00]


Even though the games was at Hooker Field in Martinsville, a bus load of Rangers fans made the trek to support their team.
In the bottom of the third, Jonathan Helinquist smashes a three run homer over the center field wall to put the Astros up by three runs.
But Pulaski's Jason Jones tries to get the Rangers on the board with this shot right to the [SUPER=34-Martinsville/6/

Pulaski/5;]the centerfield wall. The two bagger is gonna bring in Kevin Mench and the lead is cut to a pair of runs.
Martinsville's Robert Carillo knocks in two runs with the double to left field, the Stros went up 5-1, they fight off a Pulaski comeback to win 6-5.
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[S-MLB]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-34]
[GRAPHIC=none]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Toronto, Canada/Twins vs, Braves; :00]


On to the majors....Twins and the Blue Jays in...Canada. Jacque Jones's three run homer was great for his team...bad for the game..why? because it aggravated the Jays pitcher Paul Spoljaric to do this..no catcher in the rye here...the
pitcher sails [SUPER=35-Minnesota/14/Toronto/3;]over Christian Guzman's head and he charges the mound as the two would

square off.
Both benches clear and the guys in the dug out get some much needed exercise. Twins win 14-3.
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[S-Girls]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-42 2:03:16]
[GRAPHIC=Hometown Hoops Weekly]


Hometown Hoops Weekly made the trek down 220 south for the Fieldale-Collinsville tip off tournament tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Collinsville/Shawnees vs. Cavaliers; :00]


The homestanding Cavaliers are lead by coach Liz Ann Russell and her team had its hands full tonight.
We pick it up in the second half, watch lady Shawnee Anne Ryan make the dish to T'Neece Ford who finishes with the strong deuce underneath. Shawsville is out in front 42-29.
[SUPER=34-Shawsville/47/Fieldale-Collinsville/33;]Then, watch the Lady Shawnees on the fast Break. Catherine Child

ress hits Melissa Graham for the easy lay up extended Shawsville's lead.
Ryan with the repeat favor to Ford for the bucket and Shawsville wins 47-33.
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[S-Sampras]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-48]
[GRAPHIC=U.S. Open]


Pete Sampras withdrew from the U.S. Open today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Flushing Meadows, NY; :00]


Sampras informed the media at a news conference today that a back injury will prevent him from attempting to win a record 13th grand slam title. He injured his back Sunday in practice and, despite wrest, did not improve. Sampras came into the Open with grand slam championships.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I really]
[SUPER=01-Pete Sampras/Has 12 Grand Slam Titles; :00]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=....can't play]
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[S-Dolphins]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-39 2:01:02]
[GRAPHIC=dolphins]
A spiritual calling, not a physical one, brought Minnesota first round draft pick Dimitrius Underwood from the V

ikings to the Dolphins.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Davie, FL; :00]


After missing yesterday's practices, Underwood showed up at Miami's practice today. It marked the rookie's first prac
tice since August second when he walked away from Minnesota. Underwood has now pledged his 100 percent commitment to f

ootball.
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[S-Skins]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-47]
[GRAPHIC=Redskins]


The Washington Post is reporting that the Redskins are interested in Seattle Seahawk wide receiver Joey Galloway. The Post says the Skins are offering a first round draft pick next season and might add another player in the deal.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Seattle, WA/1998 Season; :00]


Galloway made 65 receptions last season and amassed one thousand and 47 yards during that campaign and caught 10 touchdown passes. No word from the Seahawks on the deal as of yet.
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[Sports tease]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Still to come, James Madison head football coach Mickey Matthews talks about his tall order this weekend,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-]

playing the mighty Virginia tech Hokies. Mike Stevens will go over some roster changes and tell us why he is not taking the Dukes lightly.
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[SUPER=136-0 4 1/4 7 4 4/9 16 32 33 34/3 21 26 27 40/15]






[S-Hokies]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-50]
[GRAPHIC=Tech Football]


Virginia Tech and James Madison open the season Saturday at Lane Stadium against one another. While these programs are far apart in national prominence, this ball game should attract lots of attention. Mike Stevens explains
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[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=@Mike1; :00]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/1998 Temple Game; :17]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :26]
[SUPER=01-Matt Lehr/Virginia Tech Offensive Lineman; :32]
[SUPER=01-Cory Bird/Virginia Tech Rover; :44]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :56]
[RUNS=1:28]
[OUT Q=...news 7 sports"]
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[S-JMU]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=FIELD TAPE!!!]
[GRAPHIC=JMU]


Many of those tickets have been purchased by JMU fans, a group a little more juiced about this game than their first year head coach.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="It's not that]

((MICKEY MATTHEWS/JMU HEAD COACH:))
[SUPER=01-Mickey Matthews/JMU Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=....Virginia Tech is right now"]
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[S-UVA]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-51]
[GRAPHIC=UVa football]


The Virginia Cavaliers must also travel for their season opener. The Cavs battle North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chapel Hill, NC; :00]


One key for the Cavs will be stopping super sophomore quarterback Ronald Curry a player the Cavs are becoming all to familiar with.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="we're]
[SUPER=01-Rick Lantz/UVa Defensive Coordinator; :00]
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=....they're exciting"]
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[Hog-Farms]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-31 47:10]
[GRAPHIC=Hog Farm]


One day after a vote that brought stricter regulations for hog farms, Halifax County hog farmers AND environmentalists say they're not happy.
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[VO-NAT]


Citizen activists say they're pleased with some aspects of the new hog farm rules ... such as requirements that hog farms be three-thousand feet from homes and one-thousand feet from property lines.
But Southside Concerned Citizens' leader says the Supervisors failed to protect citizens when those setbacks didn't increase with the number of hogs.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:13:51 - 1:14:01]
[IN Q=I'm very disappointed]
[SUPER=01-Jack Dunavant/Southside Concerned Citizens;]

((JACK DUNAVANT/SOUTHSIDE CONCERNED CITIZENS PRES.: I'M VERY DISAPPOINTED IN THE POLITICIANS THAT WE'VE ELECTED. THEY WEREN'T PUT IN THERE BY PIGS, THEY WERE PUT IN THERE BY PEOPLE.))
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[OUT Q=were put in there by people.]
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Halifax County's Farm Bureau president says the setbacks were a blow to some farmers who are losing profits and looking at hog farming as another way to make living.
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[IN Q=All the farmers]
[SUPER=01-Jay Reese/Halifax Co. Farm Bureau Pres.;]

((JAY REESE/HALIFAX CO. FARM BUREAU PRES.: ALL THE FARMERS ARE LOOKING FOR SOME TYPE OF COMMODITY THAT MAY HELP THEM HOLD ON TO THEIR FARMS. ))
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[OUT Q=hold on to their farms.]
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The eight existing hog farms in the county were grandfathered in.

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If you've ever stayed in a hotel you may have noticed the bed may not feel like the one you have at home. But now one hotel chain is fluffing up their image.
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It's called the "heavenly" bed.
Westin Hotels assures customers it's nothing short of comfort with special pillows, a feather mattress, and a luxurious bed spread.
So far it's been a hit with business travelers who say it's even better then their bed at home.
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