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Lewis Gale may close five satellite clinics. We'll tell you what we know on News 7 at 6.
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And PETA backs off, but local dairy farmers say they still have good reasons to be upset.
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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Tonight in sports - plenty of March Madness from the high school state tournament, to the women's NIT , to the first round NCAA action.
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Plus, the city of Salem is ready to play host to yet another division three national championship at the Civic Center.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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PETA bows to pressure, and bags "Got Beer" ..
while local dairy farmers say PETA had it wrong from the start.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]

Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon. Keith is off tonight.

[Earley-PETA]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=99-57 1:17:28]
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The controversial, "Got Beer" campaign, targeted at college students, got canned today.
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, based in Norfolk, dropped the ads .. after several groups poured on the pressure.
[Double Boxes=Jean & Joy/Newsroom]


Joy Sutton has been following the story -- and has more.
[Live=Joy Full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Joy1;]


Jean, The ads generated a slew of negative attention -- critics saying the campaign not only encouraged college students to drink -- but to do it more often. (rollcue...more often )
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[SUPER=01-Bruce Friedrich/PETA;22]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;32]
[SUPER=@Earley;43]
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(( PETA says its "Got Beer" campaign was not intended to promote alcohol use -- but simply to suggest that drinking beer is better for you than milk.
But this message upset Mothers Against Drunk Driving and other groups concerned about alcohol abuse -- who said pull the plug on this ad.
While PETA has now replaced the ad with "Dump Dairy", it still says the ads were beneficial.
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[SOT 13:35:12]
[IN Q=I think MADD's]

((BRUCE FRIEDRICH/PETA: I THINK MADD'S PURPOSE AND OUR PURPOSE WERE PRETTY WELL SERVED BY THIS CAMPAIGN. MAD WAS ABLE TO RAISE THEIR ISSUES IN A NATIONAL FORUM. WE WERE ABLE RAISE OUR ISSUES IN A NATIONAL FORUM))
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[OUT Q=national forum]


Attorney General Mark Earley was among those who put the pressure on the animals rights group -- saying the ads encouraged college drinking at a time when many are fighting to curb binge drinking on college campuses.
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[SOT 34:04]
[IN Q=My first reaction]

((ATTORNEY GENERAL MARK EARLEY: MY FIRST REACTION WHEN I HEARD THE CAMPAIGN GOT BEER, WAS GOT SENSE, I MEAN DOES PETA REALLY HAVE SENSE THINKING THIS IS AN APPROPRIATE WAY TO GET ACROSS THEIR MESSAGE))
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[OUT Q=their message]))
[Live=Joy full/Newsroom]


Earley is calling the decision a victory for parents and college students.
[Double Boxes=Jean & Joy/Newsroom]


Jean, While PETA is not directly apologizing for the ads -- the organization has donated 5-hundred dollars to MADD --

and is also offering a link to MADD's site on its web page. [Dairy-Farmers]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=99-53 1:55:58]
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PETA may have pulled its "Got Beer" campaign, but the animal rights group still says dairy farmers abuse their cows.
As Surae Chinn reports, local farmers say that kind of talk is not only untrue, but a threat to their livelihood.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=Milking cattle is]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Nathan Hammock/Dairy Farmer; :11]
[SUPER=@Surae1; :39]
[SUPER=01-Gordon Belcher/Dairy Worker; 1:05]
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[OUT Q=News 7, Pittsylvania County.]
(milking cows nats 1:35:23 or :33) Milking cattle is a way of life three times a day on Nathan Hammock's dairy farm.

He says he's in the business of treating his 350 cows with care.
[SOT 1:40:10]

((NATHAN HAMMOCK/DAIRY FARMER: WE TREAT THEM LIKE OUR OWN CHILDREN BECAUSE IF WE DIDN'T THEY WOULDN'T DO WELL.))
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So it's no surprise that Hammock became upset when PETA launched a campaign attacking the dairy industry...claiming farmers mistreat their cows.
[SOT 1:41:53]

((NATHAN HAMMOCK/DAIRY FARMER: FOR US TO BE LABELED IN THE DAIRY INDUSTRY AS ABUSING OUR ANIMALS. THEY ATTACKED US AND I DON'T LIKE IT.))
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Like it or not....PETA has set up a web site called "milk sucks dot com."
[SOT 1:46:23]

((SURAE CHINN/REPORTING: THE HAMMOCKS SAY THEY ARE SO OFFENDED BY THE ANTI-MILK CAMPAIGN, BECAUSE THEY SAY EVERYTHING THEY DO IS TO KEEP THESE COWS CONTENT.))
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[SOT 1:41:00]

((NATHAN HAMMOCK/DAIRY FARMER: THEY HAVE THE BEST TO EAT, THE BEST PLACE TO LAY DOWN OUR WHOLE FACILITY HAS BEEN DESIGNED TO KEEP THAT COW COMFORTABLE. BECAUSE IF SHE'S NOT COMFORTABLE SHE WON'T PRODUCE MILK FOR US.))
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Gordon Belcher has been milking cows on this farm for 7 years. He says the PETA attacks hurt business.
[SOT 1:43:58]

((GORDON BELCHER/DAIRY WORKER: YES IT MAKES ME ANGRY CAUSE THIS IS MY INCOME AND HOW I MAKE A LIVING ON THIS FARM.))
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For Nathan Hammock and many other dairy farmers, "Got Milk" is not just a slogan but their livelihood. Surae Chinn, News7, Pittsylvania County.

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News 7 has learned five Lewis-Gale satellite clinics are in jeopardy of closing. That word comes from two sources. A spokesperson for Lewis-Gale Clinic says they will not comment on the status of the negotiations with parent company PhyCor .. for fear of risking a settlement. For the same reason, the names of the five clinics are not officially being released. Lewis-Gale Clinic operates 14 satellite clinics throughout the Roanoke and New River Valleys. A final settlement is expected April 1st.


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Last week's fatal explosion has sparked one family's crusade to make work environments safe.
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Edward and Glenna Anderson's daughter was one of three workers killed in the blast at New River Castings.
Now Karen Hamilton's father says he's on a mission.
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[IN Q=I would just]

((EDWARD ANDERSON/VICTIM'S FATHER: I WOULD JUST LIKE TO SEE THE PEOPLE THAT ARE SUPPOSED TO REPRESENT THE WORKING CLASS PEOPLE DO A MUCH BETTER JOB THAN THEY ARE DOING.))
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Anderson, also an Intermet employee, says agencies like OSHA could do a better job enforcing safety regulations... by not warning companies of inspections... and toughening penalties.
The family has hired an attorney, but won't say what course of action it will take.
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[IN Q=I can not ]

((EDWARD ANDERSON/VICTIM'S FATHER: I CAN NOT PUT A VALUE ON MY DAUGHTER'S LIFE THERE'S NO AMOUNT OF MONEY THAT CAN BRING OUR DAUGHTER BACK.))
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[OUT Q=our daughter back.]
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Radford City Council says its working on "enticing" Intermet to rebuild the plant.[Bomb-Threats]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Two area schools continue to be plagued by bomb threats.
Critzer Elementary in Pulaski was evacuated this morning after its third threat in less than a month.
Pulaski County High School was also closed after a phoned-in threat.
Nine of the high school's students were arrested in connection with earlier threats.
Authorities say they've traced today's calls and hope to make arrests.


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Two people escaped injury but an accident in Lynchburg this afternoon sent one vehicle crashing into a local business.
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It happened around 4 in the 79 hundred block of Timberlake Road.
Police say this blue minivan was making a U-turn when it collided with an Isuzu Rodeo.
The impact sent the Rodeo smashing into a satellite T-V dealership.. where owner Sam Adams watched it happen.
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[SOT 8:43:32]
[IN Q=I just happened]

((SAM ADAMS JR./BUSINESS OWNER: I JUST HAPPENED TO LOOK OUT THE WINDOW AND I SEEN THE BLUE VAN RIGHT THERE SPINNING AROUND AND ALL OF A SUDDEN I SEEN A WHITE VEHICLE COMING AT THE GLASS. AND ME AND MY DAD WAS STANDING AT THE DESK AND I KINDA PUT HIM BEHIND ME AND JUST BRACED FOR THE SHOCK.))
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No one inside the building was hurt.
The driver of the van was charged with failing to yield the right of way.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Little pigs, big dilemmas. Still ahead on News 7, why those cloned piglets could raise some major ethical questions.
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And V-M-I prepares to recognize a former president, as it honors a student who fell for a cause.
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Virginia Military Institute will honor former President Jimmy Carter.
Today, the school announced that Carter will be the first recipient of the Jonathan M. Daniels Humanitarian award.
Joe Dashiell has more on the honor and the man it memorializes.
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((His name may not be as familiar as Stonewall Jackson's, his sacrifice not as well- known as that of the cadets who gave their lives at Newmarket, but to the men and women who gathered in Jackson Hall, Jonathan Daniels is a VMI hero.
[SOT BUNTING 30:14]
[IN Q=Daniels sits as high as anybody]

((DANIELS SITS AS HIGH AN ANYBODY, LITERALLY IN THE PANTHEON WITH THE GREAT MEN OF THIS SCHOOL, LIKE GEORGE MARSHALL, LIKE STONEWALL JACKSON. THE CHARACTER OF HIS SACRIFICE AND SERVICE IS DIFFERENT, BUT IT IS EQUALLY HIGH AND IN THE EYES OF THE CHURCH EVEN HIGHER.))
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[OUT Q=even higher.]


A 1961 graduate of VMI, Daniels was an Episcopal seminarian when he joined the civil rights movement and headed south to help register voters.
He was killed outside a country store in Hayneville, Alabama by a shotgun blast that was meant for a black teenager named Ruby Sales.
Daniels is one of 15 modern day martyrs honored in England's Canterbury Cathedral.
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[IN Q=I've got to admit]

((I'VE GOT TO ADMIT I FELT A CLOSE CONNECTION TO HIM EVER SINCE I FIRST HEARD OF HIM AND THAT HAS GROWN AND GROWN.))
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With an award that memorializes Daniels' sacrifice, the Institute hopes to honor humanitarian public service.
VMI Graduate and Roanoke Valley resident Cabell Brand was instrumental in establishing the award... and says he's delighted that former President Jimmy Carter has agreed to accept it.
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[IN Q=And I think that will be a further inspiration]

((AND I THINK THAT WILL BE A FURTHER INSPIRATION TO THE CADETS AND ALUMNI AND THE WORLD FOR PEOPLE LIKE JOHN DANIELS WHO DID WHAT THEY THOUGHT WAS RIGHT.))
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Carter was not in Lexington for the announcement, but he is scheduled to visit the post and accept the award next March... on a date near Jonathan Daniels birthday.

Joe Dashiell News 7 Lexington))[Weeks]


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The hours are running out for Lonnie Weeks, scheduled for execution tonight.
Governor Gilmore is the only person who can spare his life.
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Weeks is a 27-year old North Carolina man, convicted for the shooting death of a Virginia state trooper seven years ago.
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It happened after Weeks was pulled over on Interstate 95 in Dale City.
A jury found him guilty of shooting Trooper Jose Cavazos six times.
The Supreme Court stayed his execution last September .. but has since ruled it can go forward.
Only a clemency ruling from Governor Gilmore can stop tonight's execution.
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The Dow rocketed a record 499 points upward. NASDAQ shot up 135. The Bloomberg-News 7 local index was up five-and-a half.
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A man was killed this afternoon when his pickup truck hit a bridge overpass and caught fire.
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The accident happened on Route 24 near Vinton, at the Roanoke/Bedford County line.
The truck hit the overpass at the Blue Ridge Parkway entrance.
The name of the man who died has not been released.
He was the only person in the vehicle.
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[Cloned-Pigs]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=500-10 36:06]
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Cloning pigs might beef up the organ supply and spawn a six billion dollar industry -- but one ethics expert wonders if this could hurt poor people.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Tuesday;]

A Swedish company cloned the first five pigs ever this week in Blacksburg. The animals' organs will be used for human transplants. But this medical breakthrough raises ethical questions.
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[IN Q=If there's a]

((CHARLES HITE/DIRECTOR OF BIOMEDICAL ETHICS: IF THERE'S A LAG IN INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR THIS KIND OF THERAPY AND PEOPLE WANT IT, WHO'S GOING TO PAY? AND IF THEY CAN'T PAY, WHAT DO WE TELL THEM?))
[SUPER=01-Charles Hite/Dir. of Biomedical Ethics; ]
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Hite says this might also discourage people from donating their own organs -- if they rely on pigs to ease the shortage.
[TAPE#97-95]
[SUPER=04-1995;]

And now that sheep and cows have been cloned at Virginia Tech, what animal will come next?
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[SOT 11:23:32]
[IN Q=A lot would]

((A LOT WOULD DEPEND ON PEOPLE'S PERCEPTIONS OF THE ANIMALS. IF YOU TALKED ABOUT HORSES PEOPLE WOULD HAVE STRONG EMOTIONS ABOUT HORSES. IF YOU TALK ABOUT DOGS OR CATS WHICH ARE NORMALLY OUR PETS, PEOPLE WILL HAVE STRONG EMOTIONS.))
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Hite says he thinks HUMAN cloning is still several years off due to more complex ethical questions.
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Coming up tonight on News 7 sports highlights from state high school tourney in Lynchburg, plus the D-3 tourney is ready to tip off in Salem, the Lady Hokies hit the hardwood tonight.
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And we'll take a look back at the shot that eventually knocked out UVa last night in Charlottesville.
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[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
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We begin tonight at the Vines Center in Lynchburg where the state high school basketball tournaments opened today. Most of the area teams were knocked out last weekend, but in Group Three A - GW Danville carried the torch into the Hill city today.
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[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Group AAA Semi-Finals; :00]

The Eagles came into this one hoping to extend retiring head coach Chris Carter's season one more game. And Danville would play well early as Antonio Fitzgerald opens up the scoring by knocking in this three pointer. But the Hayfield Hawks would answer with Joe Hardin. He hits nothing but net on the jumper to chop the GW lead to just a point. GW would push the lead back up to four in the first half when guard Brian Gunn pulled up and hit this triple. But that sent the Hawks soaring as Hardin goes in for the high flying alleyoop slam over the Eagles.
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GW's big man would then make his own mark. Milton Perkins scores in tight, Danville trails 47 to 33.
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March Madness in the college ranks officially tipped off this afternoon with Kentucky needing two overtime to beat St. Bonaventure. Iowa State, Oklahoma, Texas, and Syracuse all posted double digit wins. While Auburn beat Creighton by just three, Purdue slipped by Dayton by a single point, and LSU
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[SUPER=03-Salt Lake City, UT/NCAA-CBS; :00]

managed to survive the upset bid of Southeast Missouri State. The Tigers Brian Beshara hit this three pointer with just 17 seconds toplay to break open a tie game. LSU wins 64-to-61. This is the first time LSU has won an NCAA tournament game since 1993 when some guys named Shaquille O'Neal played center for the Tigers.
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Virginia Tech opens the NIT tonight against Georgia State.
State comes into the Cassell with a 24 and six record.
For the 19 and 10 Lady Hokies it's a chance for the team to reach its potential.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=you know]

((SARAH HICKS/VA TECH SOPHOMORE: YOU KNOW I STILL DON'T FEEL LIKE WE'VE PEAKED THIS YEAR. OUR CHEMISTRY HASN'T COME TOGETHER THE BEST. I DEFINITELY THINK THIS TOURNAMENT IS GOING TO BE A STATEMENT FOR NEXT YEAR AND LEAD US INTO NEXT YEAR. ALTHOUGH IT DOES CAP OFF THIS SEASON HERE.))
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The Virginia Cavaliers played their hearts out last night but it still wasn't enough as Georgetown beat the Cavs 115 to 111 in the opening round of the N-I-T.
Virginia blew a 15 point lead and went over 7 minutes late in the second half without scoring a field goal.
That drought, turnovers and missed free throws all contributed to the Cavaliers' loss.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="I was...]
[SUPER=01-Pete Gillen/Virginia Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Donald Hand/Scored 22 Points; :23]
[SUPER=01-Chris Williams/Scored 23 Points; :35]
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[OUT Q=........off at the end."]
[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Cavaliers finished the season with a 19 and 12 record.


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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[GRAPHIC=NCAA Basketball]


The NCAA Division III men's basketball final four tips off tomorrow at the Salem Civic Center.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


Today, the 2000 Jostens trophy, which goes to the Division III player of the year, was presented to Illinois Wesleyan's Korey Coon. He averaged 22 points this past season and was a 4.0 student.
Roanoke College senior point guard and pre-med student Paris Butler was a finalist for the award.
In addition to the player of the year ceremony, the four teams competing in the national semifinals all practiced today at the Salem Civic Center. Wisconsin-EAU Claire hit the hard wood from 1:30 to three PM. The BlueGolds play Salem State at six PM tomorrow, followed by the eight PM game between Calvin College and Franklin and Marshall.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="These]
[SUPER=01-Tom Murphy/D-III Basketball Committee Chair; :00]

((TOM MURPHY/DIV. III BASKETBALL COMMITTEE CHAIR:THESE TEAMS ARE ALL GOOD BASKETBALL TEAMS THEY'RE ALL WELL COACHED. ALL PLAY GOOD BASKETBALL. IT'S NICE WHEN YOU HAVE A LOCAL TEAM BECAUSE YOU PICK UP A FEW THOUSAND EXTRA PEOPLE. BUT I THINK THE FANS IN THE SALEM AREA, THE ROANOKE AREA, IF THEY TAKE TIME COME OVER THEY'LL BE VERY HAPPY WITH WHAT THEY SEE. I'VE SEEN ALL OF THESE TEAMS PLAY AND THEY'RE ALL VERY VERY GOOD BASKETBALL TEAMS.))
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A former major leaguer, who now makes his home in the hall of fame, will be in Newbern tonight to help raise enough money in one evening to build a home for Habitat for Humanity.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.; :00]

Former major league pitcher Gaylord Perry, who won the Cy Young award in both the American and National leagues will be at the Wilderness Inn tonight lending his name to a very worthy cause. He also plans to promote the game he loves so very much.
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[SUPER=01-Gaylord Perry/Baseball Hall of Famer; :00]
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