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Up next on News 7.
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One person is in critical condition after an accident on Route 220.
Valley Metro employees vote on a new contract.
And an aerobatics maneuver goes wrong at a Northeast air show, killing two pilots.
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Plus an arrest in a Roanoke murder... News 7 is next.


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[220-Ax]


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A car crash earlier tonight on route 220 in Franklin County left three people seriously injured.
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It happened around 6pm. A pickup truck traveling northbound hit the side of a car that was attempting to cross an intersection onto route 619.

According to officials the car was struck in it's most vulnerable spot, causing it to collapse on impact.
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((TROOPER DAVIS/ STATE POLICE: IT WAS A TYPICAL T-BONE ACCIDENT. THE VEHICLE WAS STRUCK CENTER MASS BY THE PICKUP TRUCK BETWEEN THE FORWARD AND REAR WHEEL.))
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Two people were transported to Roanoke Memorial Hospital by the Lifeguard 10 helicopter, and the third victim was taken by ambulance to Franklin Memorial Hospital, and then transferred to Roanoke Memorial.
Eyewitnesses to the accident say they tried to help.
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[SUPER=01-Matt Summerell/Eyewitness]

((MATT SUMMERELL/ EYEWITNESS: I JUST STARTED PRAYING FOR THEM. MY FRIEND HAD A RAG AND HE WAS PUTTING THE RAG ON THE GUY IN THE BACK SEAT TRYING TO STOP THE BLOOD, BUT THE BLOOD WAS COMING OUT OF ALMOST EVERYWHERE ON HIS FACE.))
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The driver of the car was 19 year old Heather Elizabeth Brown of Salem -- she is listed in critical condition. The passengers were both minors, one is listed as stable -- the other is in surgery in intensive care. The driver and the passenger in the pickup were not injuried.
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[Roanoke-Murder]


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One man is in custody tonight after killing his friend during a heated argument. It happened around 2:45 this morning on the 2900 block of Rutrough Road in South East Roanoke. According to officials 20 year old Shane Weaver was arguing with 27 year old Robert Jenkins when Weaver picked up a shot gun and shot Jenkins in the chest. Jenkins was taken to the hospital by EMS where he was pronounced dead. Weaver was arrested by police and charged with second degree murder. He's being held in the Roanoke county jail without bond.


[Valley-Metro]


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Valley Metro workers in Roanoke voted on a proposed new contract today.
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Union members cast their ballots at the Union hall between three and five o'clock. But when the votes were counted, union officials did NOT immediately reveal the results.
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((PERRY GROGAN/UNION OFFICIAL; RIGHT NOW WE HAVE TO NOTIFY THE INTERNATIONAL, AND LET THEM KNOW SO THAY CAN CONTACT THE COMPANY. IS THERE A CHANCE THERE COULD BE A STRIKE GOING ON? I DOUBT IT VERY SERIOUSLY, I DOUBT IT.))
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In 1997 Valley Metro workers rejected a proposed contract, but remained on the job as negotiations continued.
They eventually approved a new two year contract, which expired today.
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[Car-Vandals]


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Blacksburg police are searching for the person who vandalized a police car early this morning.
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It happened when an officer was responding to a noise complaint at a house on Giles Road --- when he returned to his
car he found --- a broken window, two antennas bent down, and large scratches on the sides and hood of the car.
Police say it's about 800 dollars worth of damage--- and this vehicle was less than 5 months old.
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Blacksburg Police are asking with information to the crime line at 540-961-1819.
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[Plane-Crash]


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Two pilots died today at a Massachusettes air show when their planes collided.
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It happened in North Adams at a celebration commemorating the 50th anniversary of Harriman-West Airport.
A twin engine Cessna and a world war -2 vintage plane were flying in formation when they collided while trying to do a roll maneuver.
One plane disintegrated in the air, the other crashed. No spectators were hurt.
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[Floyd-Preps]


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Hurricane Floyd is still a long way from the U.S. coast, but people in Florida are already worried.
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In Miami, they're already out stocking up on lumber, batteries and bottled water.
Some blame media hype, but others still have painful memories of the destruction hurricane Andrew brought in 1992.
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((IF YOU'VE BEEN THROUGH ANDREW YOU KNOW YOU'VE GOT TO GO OUT AND GET YOUR SUPPLIES AND BE READY FOR YOUR FAMILY. ALL OF THE MEDIA ATTENTION HAS GRABBED YOUR ATTENTION? NO, NO... IT'S ANDREW - ANDREW ATTENTION.))
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Miami officials urged residents to begin MENTAL preparations today.
So far no hurricane watches have been issued for the U.S.
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For more than a hundred years it's been owned by a family... but soon it will belong to the community. Joy Sutton has details.
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(( This farm land has been in Evelyn Alexander's family since the early 1800's. But now she is donating the 87 acres to Pulaski County for a sports complex -- which will be named after her grandmother Randolph.
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((EVELYN ALEXANDER/LAND DONATOR: I THINK IT WILL MEAN A LOT TO A LOT OF PEOPLE IN BOTH AREAS YOUNG AND OLDER))
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((NAT SOUND OF GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY))
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A groundbreaking ceremony marks the start of construction for Randolph Park. The recreational park will include baseball and softball fields, walking and hiking trails, picnic areas, and tennis and basketball facilities.
The U.S Army Reserve from Marion, Virginia will be in the county for two weeks performing the grading work for site development.
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((MAJOR GENERAL RODNEY RUDDOCK/U.S ARMY RESERVE: WHATEVER WE CAN DO TO PROVIDE FOR THE COMMUNITY WE SERVE AND AT THE SAME TIME IMPROVE THE SKILLS SPECIFIC TO THE ENGINEERING UNIT, REALLY IS A WAY OF DOING BUSINESS))
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Congressman Rick Boucher was instrumental in getting the army reserve involved -- and their help is saving Pulaski County about 684-thousand dollars on this 6 million dollar project.
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((CONGRESSMAN RICK BOUCHER: ONE OF THE MOST REWARDING PARTS OF MY JOB IS TO SEE THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IN ACTION ACTUALLY PROVIDING BENEFITS IN OUR COMMUNITIES))
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And many people say this park is just what the county needs.
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((JOE SHEFFEY/PULASKI COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: IN PULASKI COUNTY THIS IS THE ONE THING THAT WAS MISSING))
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((JOY SUTTON/REPORTER: RANDOLPH PARK SHOULD OPEN BY THE SPRING OF 2001, WITH THE COUNTY, THE STATE AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WORKING TO MAKE IT HAPPEN. JOY SUTTON, NEWS 7, PULASKI COUNTY.))
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[Walk-A-Thon]


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A Christiansburg couple is recovering tonight from transplant surgery -- after the wife gave one of her kidneys to her husband -- who is suffering from diabetes.
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It was just one month ago that Scott and Melissa Cook were preparing for surgery.
Friends and churches were helping them to raise money for the procedure by having a yard sale.
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And today a walk-a-thon was held to raise more money -- the couple needs.
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[SUPER=01-Karen Cook/Family Member]

((KAREN COOK/FAMILY MEMBER: I THINK THEIR OPERATION IS GOING TO COST THEM ABOUT 20-THOUSAND DOLLARS. THEIR ANTI-REJECTION MEDICATION IS ESTIMATED AT 11-THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR AND HE'LL NEED TO TAKE THAT THE REST OF HIS LIFE))
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Sororities from Radford University were among those participating in the 3 mile walk on Huckleberry Trial.
The walk-a-thon raised about 53-hundred dollars for the couple.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
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Still to come on News 7 you might be surprised to hear what was up for auction on one website...the details in tonight's Webwatch.
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Plus it's one concert where the stars may be performing but the farmers take center stage.
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[Farm-Aid]


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Farm Aid '99 is underway in Northern Virginia tonight.
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Willie Nelson once again brought a host of big name country music stars to the stage to raise money for emergency aid to farmers.
Nelson says he might continue to hold future Farm-Aid events on the outskirts of Washington D.C. until lawmakers pay more attention to the farmer's plight.
Since it's first show in 1985, Farm Aid has given more than 14 million dollars to farm organizations, churches and service agencies.
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[WRITER=eea]
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Hackers and pranksters seem to be working overtime on the web.
And a huge online concert is less than a month away.
Details in tonight's WebWatch.
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(( It was quite a week for E-bay censors... the site shut down three auctions supposedly selling babies... bidding hit more than a hundred thousand dollars on one. Ebay says all were hoaxes... they're not sure about the Kidney Guy.
A man offering a kidney for sale generated a six million dollar bid before ebay shut it down. Now they up to their elbows in kidneys... mostly prank auctions.

Some college football coaches are closing practices because of the internet. Cyber-spying was a hot topic at the last American Football Coaches Association meeting.
Texas Tech closed it's practices recently because details were being posted online.

C-Span is the latest victim of a hacker attack. Last week someone replaced the network's main page with bogus transcripts. The same hacker group claims it hit the ABC news website a few weeks ago.

An interesting note about Hackers... usually by the time YOU find out about a hit... the page has been repaired... but hackers apparently like to keep a record of their work... Attrition-dot-org contains links to several archive sites where infamous hacks like the recent attacks on Senate and Military websites are preserved for posterity.

We've had live-aid, Farm-Aid... now here comes Net-Aid... A month from now, three concerts will be simultaneously webcast from New York, London, and Geneva, as they raise money to fight hunger and help various other causes.

For links to these sites, click on WebWatch, on the WDBJ Website, at WDBJ 7.com.))



[Feedback]


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Healthcare policy, and the Al Bedrosian assault case, continue to bring letters to News-7's Feedback.
Here's assignment editor Joe McKean.
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((A woman from Roanoke [Cheryl Clifton] wrote to defend Al Bedrosian and to criticize the mother of the child he swatted.
(She) stated that her child was playing with his cousin, not misbehaving. As numerous witnesses testified her child was very disruptive and certainly not in control. As a parent of three children, I cared enough about them and people they came in contact with to make them behave in public. Some people are concerned that this case was racially motivated, which is ridiculous. Maybe these people should be more concerned about a mother who has a problem with parenting skills...An episode like this would never have taken place if a parent cared enough about her child and others to correct him in the proper way.
From Vinton [Nancy E. McGuire] came a complaint about the business of healthcare.
"You see our pharmacies closing because we the people of the United States have to send our medicine off to be filled at a mail order company, and pray they send us back the correct medicine. Politicians, where are you standing when the Land of the Free needs you to stand up for us? We cannot go to the hospital of our choice anymore, or pick the doctors we need, want, trust, put our faith in, to help us get well...It does not matter what color we are, or if we are male or female. We all still have hearts, and we need the proper care from people whose hands have been tied, because of this political world."
Letters should be sent to News-7 at P.O. Box 7, Roanoke, 24022-0007.
Our fax number is 343-7269.
Our e-mail is news@wdbj7.com.
And a moderated forum is on our website, wdbj7.com.
Joe McKean, News-7.))

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The Miss America pageant is days away and if you think Miss Virginia can't win twice,
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then coming up in this week's Newsreel we'll take you back to the 1950's to show you it can happen.
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[Ms-America-Reel]


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The 51 Miss America contestants are in Atlantic City preparing for Saturday's pageant. Among them, Lynchburg's Crystal Lewis, who will try to become the second consecutive Miss Virginia to walk away with the crown.
It's happened before...In fact the last time was in 1959 when outgoing Miss America Mary Ann Wobley crowned her successor from her own state. In this week's Virginia Newsreel, we'll learn a little bit about the pageant and the 2 Virginia women who have worn the Miss America crown.
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((The Miss America competition was founded as a "bathing beauty" contest in 1921. It extended the summer tourist season in Atlantic City, New Jersey one week beyond Labor Day. The pageant is still held there each year, but not as a gimmick to keep people on the beach. Today, the competition provides personal and professional opportunities for young American women.
We talked to Nicole Johnson last year before she left for the pageant. She wanted to take her fight against diabetes to a national platform.
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((NICOLE JOHNSON;I'VE HAD DIABETES FOR 5 YEARS. I CAUGHT IT WHEN I WAS 19 YEARS OLD AND IT WAS A RESULT OF THE FLU. IT'S AN OBSTACLE THAT I HAVE HAD TO OVERCOME TO TRY TO WORK TO ACCEPT IN MY LIFE. AND THAT'S ACTUALLY MY MISSION AS MISS VIRGINIA TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC AND HELP PEOPLE WHO ARE ALREADY DIABETICS TURN THEIR LIFE AROUND))
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Her dream came true. Johnson won the national title and brought diabetes awareness in the national spotlight.

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((Diabetes IS WHAT I HAVE HAD TO OVERCOME. EVERYBODY HAS A STUMBLING BLOCK AND THEY HAVE TO FIGURE OUT HOW THEY ARE GOING TO GET AROUND THAT STUMBLING BLOCK. SO I THINK I BRING THAT REALITY TO THE TITLE))
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Despite a 20-thousand mile a month speaking tour, Johnson returned to Roanoke for a homecoming parade.
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[IN Q=It is wonderful]

((NICOLE JOHNSON/IT IS WONDERFUL. IT'S SO GREAT TO BE BACK HOME AND WE ARE SO EXCITED THAT WE ARE GETTING READY TO START THIS PARADE IT'S JUST BEEN AMAZING))
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But Nicole wasn't the first Miss America from Virginia. In 1978, Kylene Barker won the title.
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((nat sound song))
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On October 16, 1978, She returned home to Galax for a parade in her honor. More than half the city turned out for the celebration. WDBJ Reporter Jeff Hirsch covered the festivities.

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((WHEN THEY WRITE THE HISTORY OF GALAX, IT WILL PROBABLY HARD TO FIGURE OUT WHICH WAS A BIGGER MOMENT FOR THE CITY, THE DAY SHE BECAME MISS AMERICA OR THE DAY SHE CAME HOME))
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That's this week's Virginia Newsreel.))

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The Norv Turner era in Washington took yet another turn for the worse today. as Dallas beat the Redskins in overtime 41 to 35.
Mike Stevens and Phtographer Scott Ayres have more from Landover, Maryland.
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[S-Panthers]


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New Orleans rookie Ricky Williams suffered a slight strain to the same ankle he injured in the pre season during today's game against Carolina.
His condition will be evaluated day to day.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New Orleans, LA/FOX SPORTS; :]


The fans sporting the Williams dredlocks.
New Orleans would get on the board on the opening kickoff. Carolina fumbles it and Tyronne Drakeford scoops it up and returns it 14 yards for the T-D putting the Saints on top 7 to nothing.
[SUPER=32-New Orleans/19/Carolina/10/;]


The Saints never trailed and they capped the win when Billy Joe Hobert hits Keith Poole on this 67 yard T-D pass play New Orleans wins 19 to 10.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-33 (2:04:01)]
[GRAPHIC=New York Jets]


Some bad news for New York Jets fans Quarterback Vinny Testaverde is out for the season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-East Rutherford, NJ/CBS SPORTS; :]


Testaverde suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon after going down on this play during the first half of the game with the New England Patriots.
Testaverde did not get up after being hit during a scramble for a fumble.
He hit 10 of 15 passes for 96 yards and a touchdown.
New England won the game here are the rest of today's scores.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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And coming up, Scores and highlights from Major League Baseball.
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[VO-NAT]


and Andre Agassi is the U-S open champion.
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[S-Open]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-46 (21:18)]
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Andre Agassi moves back to number one in the world tennis rankings after rallying to beat Todd Martin in the U.S. Open Final.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/CBS SPORTS; :]


It was the first all american final at the open in many years.
And after getting blown away in the first set Martin rose to the ocassion and he would take Agassi down to the wire.
But Agassi showing no effects of the five set match never lost his serve and he held on to win his second U.S. Open title.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]
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Agassi won the french finished second to Pete Sampras at Wimbledon to go to three Grand Slam finals in the same year.

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[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
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Barry Bonds hit his 442-nd homer to lead the San Francisco to an 8 to 4 win over tthe Atlanta Braves.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA/FOX SPORTS; :]


A baby sporting the Giant colors.
San Francisco blew it open in the bottom of the fifth Doug Mirabelli hits this
[SUPER=35-San Francisco/8/Atlanta/4/;]

single scoring two runs the last runner Rich Aurilia slides home safe as Eddie Perez missed the tag and the Giants win it 8 to 4.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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The Red Sox sweep the Yankees today for that and all of the scores lets check the boards.
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