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Coming up on News 7-
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The man who brought us Peanuts... dies on the eve of his last comic strip.
Hundreds gather at a memorial service in Radford today for Tara Rose Munsey.
And, football fans react to the death of coach Tom Landry.
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And-- a dense fog advisory is in affect.
News 7 is next.
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Good evening.
It's been four days since Tara Rose Munsey was found shot to death in Pulaski County.
Today-- hundreds attended a memorial service at Radford High school where the 17- year old was a sophomore.
Joy Sutton has the story.
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[Schulz-Obit]


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Fans around the globe are remembering the man behind the wildly popular comic strip the Peanuts.
Charles Schulz, who will also be remembered for donating one million dollars toward the Bedford D-Day memorial, died last night.
Lee Cowan has more.
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(( AS READERS GRABBED THEIR MORNING PAPER TO SAY GOODBYE TO THE PEANUTS GANG ... THEY NEVER EXPECTED THEY'D ALSO BE SAYING GOODBYE TO THE COMIC'S CREATOR -- CHARLES SHULZ.

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JUST AS HIS FINAL STRIP WAS ROLLING OFF THE PRESSES, SCHULZ'S LIFE CAME TO AN END. THE 77-YEAR OLD CARTOONIST DIED IN HIS SLEEP ... AT HIS HOME IN SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA. HE HAD BEEN BATTLING COLON CANCER, AND ANNOUNCED HIS RETIREMENT AFTER UNDERGOING SURGERY LAST NOVEMBER.

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FOR NEARLY 50 YEARS, SCHULZ DELIGHTED FANS YOUNG AND OLD ... WITH THE MISFORTUNES OF A BOY NAMED CHARLIE BROWN ... THE "KNOW-IT-ALL" RAMBLINGS OF HIS PAL, LUCY ... AND CRAZY ANTICS OF HIS UNCONTROLLABLE DOG, SNOOPY. THE RELATIVELY PRIVATE SCHULZ SAID PEANUTS REFLECTED HIS INNER-MOST THOUGHTS.

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"If you were to read the script just for a few months, you would know me because everything I am goes into the script. All of my fears, my anxieties, my joys.

PEANUTS DEBUTED IN 1950, AND WENT ON TO REACH AN ESTIMATED 355 MILLION READERS DAILY IN 75 COUNTRIES.
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THE STRIP ALSO SPAWNED TELEVISION SPECIALS, MERCHANDISING -- EVEN A BROADWAY SHOW.
AT AN ICE RINK SCHULZ OFTEN VISITED, PEOPLE EXPRESSED SHOCK AND SADNESS.

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SCHULZ LEAVES BEHIND A WIFE AND FAMILY, AND A CAST OF CHARACTERS INKED IN OUR MINDS FOREVER.
LEE COWAN, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON))

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Heavy rain and hail blanketed Alabama's Capital City late today but that wasn't the worst weather to hit the area.


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A tornado touched down damaging mobile homes and bringing down power lines.
No one was reported injured by the storm, but roadways in the Montgomery County area were closed for a period of time because of trees blocking the roadways.
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[Toss back to anchor][Landry]


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For Dallas, Tom Landry built a dynasty but for the rest of the country he created American's Team.
And as Jerry Strickland shows us tonight-- people who grew up watching Landry, still remember him fondly.
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Authorities say a Botetourt County man set fire to his family's home yesterday morning.
46 year old Charles Douglas Russell later turned himself over to sheriff's authorities and was charged with arson.


Russell's wife had recently sought a protective order against her husband.
She and her two children were staying with relatives at the time of the fire.



[Auditions]


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Two local boys will be among the cast for the musical "Ragtime" when it opens tomorrow at the Roanoke Civic Center.
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This afternoon, auditions were held to select two African American boys, between the ages of four and six, to play "Little Coalhouse".
Colin Johnson and Demitri Chambers were picked and will be taking part in the Broadway musical which runs Monday through Wednesday.
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Another Presidential candidate is calling it quits, find out who after the break.
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And this little boy's condition touched one local viewer's heart... hear what she had to say, coming up.
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[Trump]


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Donald Trump has decided NOT to run for president. Sources say the real estate mogul will make an announcement tomorrow. He's reportedly said the Reform Party is too fractured to support a credible presidential candidate. Trump's decision now leaves former Republican Pat Buchanan as the front running candidate for the Reform Party's nomination.




[Bush]


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And while Trump is dropping out, George W- Bush and Al Gore are leading in Virginia polls.
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A Media General News Service poll shows Bush leading John McCain-- 39 percent to 25 percent.
Gore received the support of 40 percent of those polled while Bill Bradley had 29 percent support.
The news service interviewed 8-hundred adults in Virginia earlier this month.
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[Court-Bills]


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In Richmond this weekend Virginia lawmakers were busy pushing their way through bills.
They have a Tuesday midnight deadline for each chamber to act on its own bills... at the halfway point of this year's General Assembly session.
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This afternoon, the House Courts of Justice Committee reported out a handful of interesting bills.
One would lessen the penalty for oral or certain other sex acts between consenting adults from a felony to a misdemeanor.
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((DEL. KAREN DARNER/D-ARLINGTON: WHAT WE'VE LOOKED FOR IN THE PAST HAS BEEN JUST DECRIMINALIZING IT AND SAYING THERE SHOULDN'T BE ANY PENALTY FOR THIS CONSIDERING THE FACT THAT IT HAPPENS EVERY DAY IN THE COMMONWEALTH. BUT, AND MOST PEOPLE DON'T EVEN KNOW THAT IT'S AGAINST THE LAW. BUT I WORKED WITH SOME FOLKS LAST YEAR AT THE END OF THE SESSION, AND WE WENT TO THE IDEA OF LOOKING FOR IT TO BE A MISDEMEANOR, PARTICULARLY BECAUSE OF THE PENALTIES ATTACHED TO FELONIES.))
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The committee also said yes to a bill that would let felons petition a circuit court to restore their voting rights after they've served their prison time.
Current Virginia law leaves that decision up to the Governor.
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[Feedback]


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Home healthcare, and the president's trip to the Homestead sparked response from viewers this week. Assignment editor Joe McKean has this week's Feedback.
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(( A profile of the home care services provided 6-year-old Anthony Lawson of Patrick County on News-7 at 5 brought praise from a viewer in West Virginia. [Tammy Hale]
It is a refreshing look at the everyday life of someone who requires specialized care and can still stay at home...There are people out there who look at a special needs child and think how can you work with them? If they just took the time to get to know the child they would learn a lot. I know I have...Keep up the good work and thanks for showing us something positive and refreshing for once.
The day President Clinton visited the Homestead for a private speech to congressional Democrats, we had some pictures in the middle of News-7 at 6. A Bath County viewer wanted more coverage, at the top of the newscast. [Bobby Spurgeon]
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I know that Bath County might not be the hot bed of news day in and day out, but you would think that when the most powerful man in the world today comes to visit you would do a better job at covering the event.
Here's how to drop us a line.
News-7 Feedback, P.O. Box 7, Roanoke, 24022-0007.
The fax number to the newsroom is 343-7269.
Our e-mail address is news@wdbj7.com.
And on our website, wdbj7.com, you'll find a moderated on-line forum.
Joe McKean, News-7. [Animation Close]))
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Still ahead...
One local man remembers all too well when Roanoke was a segregated city.
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Coming up... Lawrence Hamlar talks about the years he spent bringing change to the star city.
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[Hamlar-Profile]


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Many Civil Rights leaders nationwide went unrecognized -- even though their contributions helped change race relations in this country.
In this week's Virginia Profile, Joy Sutton introduces us to one such man from Roanoke.
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(( Lawrence Hamlar can still remember a time when Roanoke was a segregated city.
And many businesses refused to serve African Americans.
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Hamlar says putting an end to segregation is why he became part secret committee -- made of 6 blacks and 6 whites working together fight discrimination.
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The members had agreed to keep their identities a secret.
Hamlar says they decided on a plan to integrate several businesses in one night in the summer of 1963 -- and they went to the businesses before hand and let them know what was about to happen.
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Hamlar says it was a silent protest --that opened the doors for many African Americans.
Hamlar says he doesn't consider himself a hero -- just a man fighting for something he believed in.
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Joy Sutton, New 7, Roanoke.))










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The sweetest things around could be found in Roanoke this weekend.
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Everything from chocolate covered strawberries to cakes and candies decorated the Roanoke Civic Center for the Chocolate Festival.
Chefs from across the area showed off their skills in a dessert contest.
And to make the tasting even more enjoyable, entertainment was provided along with children's activities and a chance to win something even sweeter... a diamond pendant from Ginger's Jewelers.
All proceeds from today's event benefit the Center in the Square.
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Robert Yates racing dominated Daytona again today.
Mike Stevens tells how Dale Jarrett and Ricky Rudd turned the Bud Shootout upside down.
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The Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame welcomed its ninth class of inductees tonight.
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Roanoke County native and Virginia Tech star George Canale is a member of the class of 2000. Milwaukee drafted Canale out of Tech in 1986. He was called up twice to the majors and also played overseas.
Canale is joined by Salem native Paul Johnston. Johnston was the last pitcher to win 20 games in historic Salem Municipal Field. He also played with the Boston Braves and Pittsburgh Athletics.
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Jim Lemon and Randy Tomlin round out the class of 2000.
Lemon, a Covington native, played with the Washington Senators and coached the Minnesota Twins.


After Tomlin graduated from Liberty, he pitched for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Major leaguer Tommy John helped usher in this class. John says events such as this are good for the game.
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The City of Salem also announced it will donate 125-thousand dollars to the building fund of the Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame

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Phil Mickelson put an end to Tiger Woods win streak today as he finished strong to win the Buick Invitational.
Woods erased a 7 stroke lead and tied Mickelson on the back nine before fading over the final four holes.
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Mickelson closed with a 2 under par 70 for a total of 270 18 under par. He birded the final hole for a four stroke win, his 14-th career P-G-A title.
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On the Senior Tour, Lanny Wadkins won on the fourth hole of a sudden death playoff.
Wadkins closed with a 64 at 14 under par. He beat three others including Tom Watson.
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[S-Tech]


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Tere Williams scored 21 today as Virginia Tech beat Massachusetts at the Cassell 66 to 45.
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After the smoke cleared, The Lady Hokies would jump all over the U-Mass Minute-Women.
Tech's Sarah Hicks throws the cross court pass to Amy Wetzel who spots up and hits three of her 12 points in the game.
Then Wetzel would pass the ball down low to Kim Seaver and she gets the easy basket as the Hokies went up by 2.
Then its the Minute-Women's Cathy Coyner who misses the shot but Caroline Nehls is there for the rebound and put back.
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Then Crystal Starling put the Hokies up by 10 with this lay in and the Hokies go on to win it 66 to 45.
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The Lady Highlanders of Radford came up short on the road today losing to Winthrop 77 to 50.
The loss drops Radford out of a share of first place with Liberty. Catrice Horton led Radford with 16.



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Syracuse reached the 20 win mark today beating U-C-L-A 71 to 67.
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For Jim Boeheim it was another 20 win season but it was not easy.
Jason Hart takes it to the hoop and score and the Orangemen had a 3 point lead.
It was cut to one moments later with U-C-L-A's Rico Hines takes it to the hoop and scores off the glass.
The Bruins would keep it close when Jason Kapono pulls up and hits this jumper to make it 63 to 62.
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Syracuse sealed the win when Ryan Blackwell hit the boards and gets the put back for the 71 to 67 win.
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The Stars were out in Oakland for the N-B-A All Star game.
L-A's Shaquille O'Neal would score 22 points to lead the West over the East 137 to 126. Shaq shared M-V-P honors with Tim Duncan who scored 24.
And here are tonight's scores.
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