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Coming up next.
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Loved ones gather to reflect on Tara Rose Munsey-- the Radford teenager found shot to death last week.
While fans pause to remember cartoonist and Bedford D-Day Memorial supporter, Charles Schulz.
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In sports, The Lady Hokies of Virginia Tech were at the Cassell today Syracuse picks up a big basketball win over U-C-L-A.
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And Dale Jarrett takes a trip to victory lane winning the Bud Shootout at Daytona.
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Hundreds gather in Radford this afternoon to remember a teenager who meant so much to so many.
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Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.



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Friends, family and the community were remembering 17- year old Tara Rose Munsey, the Radford high school student found shot to death last week.
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Joy Sutton was at the memorial service today and joins us live from Radford with more on how the community is coping.
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Teresa,




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The man who gave one million dollars to the Bedford D-Day Memorial and gave the world the "Peanuts" comic strip has died.
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Charles Schulz passed away in his sleep last night at his home in Santa Rosa, California -- he'd been suffering from colon cancer.
His death came on the eve of his final Peanuts comic strip-- that appeared in newspapers today around the world.
In 1997, Schulz talked about the importance of D-Day.
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Schulz's family is asking that contributions to the National D-Day Foundation be sent instead of flowers.
Charles Schulz was 77 years old.
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A Botetourt County man is accused of setting his family's home on fire 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.



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Virginia lawmakers are plowing through a mountain of bills this weekend in Richmond.
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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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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Another bill the committee approved would give death row inmates some new rights to introduce new evidence of their innocence.
Virginia has the toughest standard in the nation now -- barring death row prisoners from introducing new evidence 21 days or more after their original trial.



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A House of Delegates committee voted 11 to seven today to carry over a bill to next year that would clamp down on lottery advertising.
The measure would have tightened regulations on Virginia Lottery ads to make them informational instead of inducing people to play.



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Ragtime the Musical is set to open tomorrow at the Roanoke Civic Center and two local boys will be among the cast.

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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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It's described as a chocolate lovers dream.
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Coming up, we'll take you to today's Chocolate Festival in Roanoke -- where the sweets weren't the only attraction.
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Home healthcare, and the president's trip to the Homestead were the main topics in our viewer mail 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.
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Whether you had an aching sweet tooth or were still looking for something for your sweetie.. you were sure to find it in Roanoke this afternoon.
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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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Still to come on News 7, We'll introduce you to a local man who not only believed in his life's mission...
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But made it happen by helping open the doors to integration in the Roanoke Valley.
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During the Civil Rights Movement there were many leaders throughout country who 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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The members had agreed to keep their identities a secret.
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Hamlar says it was a silent protest --that opened the doors for many African Americans.
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And coming up, Bruce Smith is already talking championship in Washington Dale Jarrett is the man at the Beach.
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And Syracuse gets its 20-th win of the season with a victory over U-C-L-A.
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For the second straight day, Robert Yates racing dominated Daytona.
Mike Stevens tells how Dale Jarrett and Ricky Rudd turned the Bud Shootout upside down.
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Tere Williams scored a game high 21 points as Virginia Tech beats Massachusetts today 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.
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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 picked up its 20-th win of the season 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.
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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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A big upset in the S-E-C today as L-S-U knocks off 11-th ranked Kentucky 70 to 57.
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The L-S-U fans could feel the upset.
The Tigers get it to Stromile Swift he steps behind the line and hits the three as L-S-U takes the early lead.
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L-S-U would control the tempo the second half Brian Beshara goes in for the layup and the Tigers beat the Wildcats 70 to 57.
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The Washington Redskins have tightened up their defense by signing former Virginia Tech and Buffalo Bill star Bruce Smith
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Smith and the Redskins agreed on a 5 year 25-million deal with a four and a quarter million dollar signing bonus.
The 36 year old Smith should help the Redskin pass rush. Smith has 171 career sacks second all time to Reggie White.
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