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Coming up on News 7.
Where will your tax dollars go in Virginia? Ellen Qualls has a live report on State Budget time from Richmond.
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[VO-NAT]


A 12 year old Roanoke boy is the victim of a drive by b-b gun shooting in broad daylight.
And find out why some U-S airways flights could be cancelled in two weeks.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.
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[Transportation]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#99-59 53:04]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Capitol]


The 2000 General Assembly is almost history.
Lawmakers are speeding toward a modern record -- trying to end the annual legislative session one day early.
Tonight, a 48 Billion dollar two year state budget took a matter of minutes to meet with approval in the House.
[Double Boxes=ANCHOR/Microwave]


Ellen Qualls is at the State Capitol with the last words.
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By most accounts, the top job this General Assembly had coming in 60 days ago was to kick-start stalled transportation projects around the state.
Tonight, lawmakers signed off on what some called extraordinarily significant.... and some called a Band-Aid.
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[SUPER=01-Del. Vivian Watts/(D) Annandale; :25]
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[SUPER=01-Del. Jack Rust/(R) Fairfax; 1:06]
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((DEL. VINCE CALLAHAN: 2-POINT-6 BILLION DOLLARS. THE LARGEST TRANSPORTATION PACKAGE THE COMMONWEALTH HAS EVER SEEN.))
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The road-building plan is part Governor, part legislature-- specifying projects around the state that will get funds over the next six years-- projects that will eventually cost 16 BILLION dollars in total.
But a former Democratic state Transportation Secretary, from road-clogged northern Virginia is a critic.
[sot 02:01:50]

((DEL. VIVIAN WATTS/D-ANNANDALE: WITH THE EXCEPTION OF ... ABOUT ONE THIRD OF THIS POT, ALL OF THE OTHER MONIES WOULD HAVE GONE IN TO TRANSPORTATION ANYWAY.))
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And there were perceptions of regional bias.
[sot 02:01:02]

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: WOULD THE GENTLEMEN BE WILLING TO COME TO SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND TRY TO EXPLAIN THIS SMOKE AND MIRRORS TO MY CONSTITUENCY IF I WERE TO INVITE HIM? DEL. JACK RUST/R-FAIRFAX: ... I'D BE HONORED TO DO SO.))


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((RUST: HE OUGHT TO TELL HIS FOLKS THAT THEIR SHARE OF THE 2-POINT-6 BILLION IS IN ROUTE 11 AND 460, IT'S IN ROUTE 81, IT'S IN INTERSTATE 73.))
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[Textile-Relief]


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[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-57 1:13:02]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Capitol Textile Relief]


It may have yielded the most emotional moments of the 2000 General Assembly session.
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[SUPER=03-Martinsville/File Tape;]


But Democrats who fought for bigger unemployment paychecks for laid off textile workers learned that emotion does NOT guarantee legislative compromise.
In the end, Governor Jim Gilmore's STATEWIDE aid plan won out.
That's even after administration officials admitted only 38-percent of the textile workers would qualify.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=This bill]
[sot 16:44]

((DEL. TED BENNETT: THIS BILL IS NOT A RELIEF BILL. THIS BILL IS AN ILLUSION. THIS BILL WAS MADE IN THE LAND OF OZ.
BY THAT MAN STANDING BEHIND THAT SCREEN WHO WAS TRYING TO CONVERT ILLUSION INTO REALITY.))
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((DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH: IF ALL IT MEANS IS THAT WE'RE GOING TO BE ATTACKED AS HAVING DONE ILLUSORY THINGS AND NOT CARING, THEN MAYBE WE OUGHT NOT DO ANYTHING.))
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[VO-NAT]


In the end, the House passed the Governor's plan with 95 votes out of a hundred.
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[Rubatex-Citation]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-60 1:26:16]
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Union officials say Rubatex will have to pay 13-thousand dollars in fines for unsafe working conditions.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File]


The United Steelworkers of America says tonight the Virginia Department of Occupational Safety and Health has issued two citations against Rubatex Corporation -- for safety violations.
The local union prompted the department's investigation after several employees and replacement workers apparently suffered serious injuries while working at the company.
Currently, more than 400 hundred former workers are on strike -- claiming unfair labor practices.
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[Radford-Explosion]


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[GRAPHIC=New River Castings]


Investigators at New River castings still don't know what caused the explosion that killed three people Sunday.
But they have now confirmed WHO was killed.
The medical examiner positively identified the bodies of two missing women today.
Tonya Flory has more.
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[WX1] [11:00pm] [03/10/2000] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Kidnapping]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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It's a parent's worst fear - a child kidnapped.
But in Florida, the abductor brought the child back after three days - apparently dropping the child off at a Wal-Mart.
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It was Monday that 10-year old Jessica Rodriguez had gotten off the school bus with her two sisters. That's when she says she was abducted by a man she's never seen before.
[Super=03-Trenton, FL;]


Today her mother spoke to reporters.
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((I WANT TO TELL THE MAN WHO HAD JESSICA THANK YOU FOR DROPPING MY DAUGHTER OFF SAFELY.)) [BUTT TO] ((WE'VE HAD TIPS FROM SEVERAL STATES AND ALL OVER THE STATE OF FLORIDA. WE'VE AGGRESSIVELY BEEN PURSUING THOSE.))
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This is a drawing of the possible suspect. Investigators say they're focusing on the neighborhood where the child lived.
Jessica's mom says her daughter is playing and doing wonderfully.
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[BB-Gun]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-54 1:47:00]
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A random drive-by shooting in a local neighborhood -- authorities believe the weapon was a b-b or pellet gun.
While police search for a suspect - the community is outraged by the incident that left a child injured.
Joy Sutton reports.
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(( A small cut -- shows the spot where a b-b or pellet hit 12 year old Travis Dearien in the head.
Dearien -- who did not want his face shown on television -- says he and a friend were waiting to meet the school bus his brothers were riding on at the corner of Howbert and Main Street Thursday afternoon -- when a maroon car slowed down in front of them -- and someone fired a shot.
Now Dearien says he's concerned it could happen again.
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((TRAVIS DEARIEN/VICTIM: TODAY WHEN I GOT OFF THE BUS FOR SOME REASON. I GUESS I WAS SCARED TO WALK ON THE SIDEWALK. SO I CUT THROUGH AN ALLEY AND WALKED A DIFFERENT WAY))
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Dearien's father John, along with other parents, says even though the weapon was only a b-b or pellet gun -- this incident shouldn't be taken lightly.
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((JOHN DEARIEN: IT'S PRETTY BAD THAT YOUR KIDS CAN'T STAND OUT ON A BUS STOP WITHOUT BEING WORRIED ABOUT GETTING SHOT BY SOMETHING.))
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((SUE BRYSON/PARENT: I THINK IT'S MALICIOUS WOUNDING WITH INTENT AND I THINK IF SOMEONE'S COMING UP TO TWO CHILDREN SLOWING DOWN POINTING A GUN AT THEIR HEAD IT'S NOT JUST A PRANK. YOU KNOW IT'S SERIOUS))
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Some kids say this incident has changed their perception about their neighborhood.
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((SUZANNE SHEPARD: THIS AREA IS KIND OF A BAD AREA AND I SHOULD WATCH OUT WHERE I RIDE MY BIKE))
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The parents say this is not the first time a child has been threatened in the neighborhood with a b-b or pellet gun.
And they say while Dearien was the only one injured this time -- every child in the neighborhood is in danger of becoming a victim.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke.))



[Delightful-occasions]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-51 1:49:37]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A local business is being used as a front from prostitution, according to Roanoke Police.
Keith Humphry talked with the owner of "Delightful Occasions."
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[OUT Q=Humphry, NEWS 7.]

(( If it's true, this is not a very clever disguise. The undergarments waving in the wind a block from Wasena Bridge prompted complaints from neighbors. Jasmine Wittington readily acknowledges that she runs an escort service out of her lingerie shop. But she says customers and her girls sign a contract that bans sex on the job. [11:37:15] ((...AND THEN WHAT THOSE GIRLS DO, I'M NOT IN THAT ROOM AND IT'S NOT ON THE COMPANY.))
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Debbie Fitzgerald is one of the regulars. She helps out in the store, offers rubdowns and works as an "escort."

[11:45:45] ((Do you have to have training, experience, licensing for that? NO, I DON'T BELIEVE SO, NO. THE RUB-DOWNS, I MEAN NO."))
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Just this week- -one of the girls was charged with prostitution.
Dorothy Underwood went to a local motel room- -where she admits she took off her clothes and got into bed with an undercover officer... but she says she never agreed to have sex with the man. [13:48:55] ((YOU KNOW I'VE BEEN IN THIS BUSINESS FOR ALMOST THREE YEARS. I'VE WORKED FOR ONE OF THE MAJOR COMPANIES, AMBER, AND I'VE NEVER HAD THIS PROBLEM.))
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She'll get to tell it to the judge April 24th.
Keith Humphry, NEWS 7.))



[Boty-Business]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-53 1:49:10]
[GRAPHIC=New Jobs]

120 new jobs are opening up in Botetourt County, and economic development experts say these pay more than most.
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[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]

Tower Automotives is expanding in the Vista Corporate Park off Route 11. The new factory will cost 50 - million-dollars. The company also plans to hire 120 people for jobs that pay 11 to 20 dollars an hour.
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[SOT 11:34:31]
[IN Q=We're developing]

((WE'RE DEVELOPING A CLUSTER OF AUTOMOTIVE AND TRANSPORTATION RELATED COMPANIES THROUGHOUT THE ROANOKE VALLEY AND WHEN WE HAVE THESE CLUSTERS IT INCREASES OUR AWARENESS TO OTHER COMPANIES NOT ONLY THROUGHOUT THE BUT THROUGHOUT THE WORLD, ACTUALLY.))
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[VO-NAT]

Sparks says car sales are expected to triple by the year 2002. This is the fifth transportation-related company to build in Botetourt in the past five years. The new factory is expected to open in two years.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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There's a confession after the ambush in Memphis that left firefighters, a deputy, and a new bride dead.
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[VO-NAT]

And a popular U-S airline says it would rather shut down - than deal with a possible strike this month. Those stories and more, coming up.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((Hey folks, this is Mike Stevens in the News 7 sports office where UVa and North Carolina both get kicked out of the ACC tournament in the quarterfinals. Gretna gets the best of Martinsville in the Group Two a hoop quarterfinals. Fleming is pumped up about its new football coach and Jarrett wins another pole at Atlanta tonight on the Big 7.))

[Fire-Confession]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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Memphis police say a firefighter has admitted to a deadly shooting spree Wednesday.
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Fredrick Williams is charged with killing his bride, setting their house on fire and then ambushing authorities who responded. Two firefighters and a deputy were also killed.
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((WE HAVE A STATEMENT FROM MR.. FREDERICK WILLIAMS THAT HE WILLFULLY COMMITTED THESE ACTS AT HIS OWN HAND.))
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[OUT Q=CAN MAKE CHOICES.]
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[VO-NAT]


Williams is charged with four counts of murder. He was shot by police and remains in stable condition at the hospital.
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[US-Airways]


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[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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Some U-S Airways flights may not fly - beginning in two weeks.
If U-S Airways flight attendants don't reach a contract by March 25th - they may strike against specific flights.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC]


This morning the union issued a list of flights the labor group will target if a contract isn't reached.
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[SOT 14:51:04]
[IN Q=This has]

((STEVE HEARN/FLIGHT ATTENDANTS UNION: THIS HAS NEVER BEEN ABOUT INCONVENIENCING PASSENGERS. THIS IS ABOUT ECONOMICS. SO WE'RE WILLING TO PUT FORTH THIS LIST SO OUR CUSTOMERS CAN MAKE CHOICES.))
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[OUT Q=CAN MAKE CHOICES.]
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[VO-NAT]


Flight attendants want passengers to have time to make alternate plans.
The list of targeted flights samples most of the country's busiest routes.
Roanoke is not on the list- but some fights out of Baltimore, Washington D-C, and Raleigh Durham are.
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[Talent=Jean]
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U-S Airways has said it may shut down completely rather than deal with the strike threat.




[2General-Shale]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-56 1:23:33]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A brick-making company wants to tear down a forest for a mine.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]

General Shale Brick wants to rezone 40 acres of woods into heavy industry -- because its supply of shale has just about run dry. Miners scrape here, they don't tunnel or blast -- but neighbors say it will be an eyesore.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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If it loses the rezoning -- the plant superintendent says trucks will have to haul in shale from Rockbridge County, creating more traffic. Botetourt County planners will vote on the proposal Monday night.

[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]

A man accused of cheating the I-R-S says he can't find a lawyer to help him fight the feds. The story, coming up.
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[VO-NAT]

And... what does an area restaurant have to do with helping some children - get medical insurance? We'll tell you, just ahead.
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[Breeden]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-49 2:02]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A Bedford County man charged with cheating the tax man says he can't find a lawyer willing to represent him.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Jeffrey Randall Breeden was supposed to be arraigned this morning in Lynchburg's federal court.
But Breeden told the judge he's talked with several attorneys and none of them is willing to defend him against the federal government.
Breeden faces a 42-count indictment for an alleged scheme where he convinced people they didn't have to pay federal income taxes.
He has ten days to hire an attorney or the court will appoint one for him.
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[CMSIP]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 p.m.]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=99-52 1:53:53]
[GRAPHIC=Health Insurance]


It's tough for many people who can't afford health insurance- but now there is some help.
The Virginia Health Care Foundation is providing a grant for FREE medical insurance to children in the New River Valley who qualify.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg;]


The program, Children's Medical Security Insurance Plan or CIM-SIP is offered by many employers now, including the I-HOP restaurant in Christiansburg.
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[SOT 0:11:39]
[IN Q=This will]

((RHONDA SELTZ/C.M.S.I.P. PROJECT DIRECTOR: THIS WILL GIVE FAMILIES A WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY TO GIVE THEIR CHILDREN THE MEDICAL AND HEALTH CARE THAT THEY DESPERATELY NEED.))
[SOT 0:19:01]
[IN Q=From an employer]

((CHARLES SINK/I.H.O.P. GENERAL MANAGER: FROM AN EMPLOYER PERSPECTIVE, IT'S GOING TO CUT DOWN ON MY ABSENTEEISM. PARENTS ARE GOING TO HAVE THE OPTION TO TAKE THEIR KIDS IN FOR TREATMENT BEFORE MINOR PROBLEMS BECOME A SERIOUS PROBLEMS.))
[SUPER=01-Rhonda Seltz/CMSIP Project Director;]
[SUPER=01-Charles Sink/IHOP General Manager;]
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Sink says several of his employees are taking part in the program.
And while social services decides which children qualify, it is NOT a welfare program.
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[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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Virginia and Carolina both get early exits at the ACC tournament. Fleming names its new head football coach. Martinsville and Gretna hook up in the state quarterfinals in high school hoops, and Jarrett wins the pole.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Roanoke/Chiefs vs. Express; :00]

But first in tonight's Extra Point, the Express welcomed Chris Cantu back to the ice tonight. He had been out since the day after Christmas with a broken ankle. Tonight, he would again see his teammates continue their torrid play at home. No one can hold down the Express this season as they beat Johnstown __to __. Roanoke is an amazing 27-4-and-1 at home.
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[S-UVa]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-64]
[GRAPHIC=ACC]


The Virginia Cavaliers were hoping to pick up their 20th win of the season last night as they took on N.C. State in the ACC tournament quarterfinals. But this would be anything but a breeze for the Cavs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/Cavaliers vs. Wolfpack; :00]

The Cavs fell into a deep hole in the first half as they started extremely slow and found themselves down by as many as 14 points. But they managed to get the Wolfpack lead under double digits by halftime, as they hit the break down 36-to-27. Keith Friel helped the Cavs turn up the heat in the second half as his three pointer makes it a 36-to-32 game. Friel would later show that he's more than an outside threat as a series of head fakes helps UVa get its first lead of the night at 39-to-38 with 17 minutes to play. But Dominique Wilkin's son, Damien, would help steady the Wolfpack with this off-balance three that beat the shot clock and put State back on top.
[super=33-N.C. State/76/Virginia/65;]

That shot seemed to give State the boost it needed the rest of the way as Ron Kelly steps up and scores 16 and Virginia loses it 76-to-65.
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[S-Wake]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-58 1:27:23]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/Tarheels vs. Deacons; :00]

Former UVa assistant Dave Odom, the head coach of Wake Forest did a number on North Carolina.
We pick it up in the second half as UNC closes in on a 31-24 Wake lead at the break. Julius Peppers with the thunderous slam.
Brendan Haywood's dunk pulled the Tarheels to within 2, 40-38 with 12 minutes to play in the game.
[SUPER=33-Wake Forest/58/North Carolina/52;]But The Demon Deacons got big production out of reserves like Craig Daws

on who scored 17 points off the bench.
The difference was Wake's bench as it outscored UNC's 21 to 4 in the 58-52 win.
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[S-FSU]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/Seminoles vs. Terrapins; :00]

Roanoke native Steve Robinson and his Seminoles had their hands more than full in their quarterfinal matchup with Maryland. The Terps turned this one into a lopsided affair quickly as Terrence Morris hits the long jumper from the right side.

And then Juan Dixon went inside off the cut and knocked in this layup.
[SUPER=33-Maryland/82/Florida State/61;]

The Terps were led by Lonnie Baxter who gets ahead of the pack and throws down the jam. Maryland moves on to the semis with the 82 to 61 win.
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[S-VHSL]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-62]
[GRAPHIC=Group AA Logo]


The Gretna Hawks are the first group Two A team to advance to the State's final four.
Last night in Bassett, the Hawks beat Martinsville 84 to 70. Roy Stanley has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=First audio...]
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[SUPER=01-Troy Wells/Martinsville Head Coach; :32]
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The William Fleming Colonels have stayed in-house and found a popular replacement for retring head football coach George Miller. Keith Smith was named to replace the "Kila" this afternoon.
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Smith is no stranger to the Colonels program. He's served as an assistant for 17 years.
The Colonels were hit hard by graduation.
Smith's major concern as he takes over the program is building numbers.
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Last year Dale Jarrett didn't won the Winston Cup title but failed to win a single pole. This season he already has two of them.
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. was the man to beat as the first 30 drivers rolled out. But when Dale Jarrett went out on the track 39th he knocked Little E off of the pole with a lap at 192 point 574 miles an hour. That's over a mile an hour quicker than the pole speed was at Daytona. Here's the top 25. [WIPE TO MOTION]
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[SUPER=0107-1. Dale Jarrett/192.574/2. Dale Earnhardt Jr.//3. Steve Park//4. Matt Kenseth//5. Kevin Lepage//;]
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[SUPER=0107-6. Jerry Nadeau//7. Jeff Gordon//8. Joe Nemechek//9. Dave Blaney//10. Bill Elliott//;]
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[SUPER=0107-11. Mark Martin//12. Robert Pressley//13. Chad Little//14. Mike Skinner//15. Jeff Fuller//;]
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[SUPER=0107-16. Brett Bodine//17. Stacy Compton//18. Ward Burton//19. Jimmy Spencer //20. Scott Pruett//;]
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[SUPER=0107-21. Wally Dallenbach//22. Bobby Labonte//23. John Andretti//24. Todd Bodine//25. Rick Mast//;]
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