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Coming up on News 7-
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Candles fill the night sky in Miami as the fight over Elian Gonzalez intensifies.
A head on crash in Southwest Virginia tonight.
How OPEC's decision affects some local oil suppliers.
Plus did a local co-ed get the Price Right?
We'll check it out.
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News 7 is up next.

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[VO-NAT]


This is the scene in Miami tonight- Candles flicker in the night- people fill the streets to support Elian Gonzalez.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[Elian]


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The boy's permission to stay in the U-S was supposed to run out at nine tomorrow morning-
But late tonight U-S Immigration officials extended that by one day-
It came after hours of talks with the boy's great uncle.
Meanwhile there's word that Elian's father may come to the U-S to be with Elian while the custody issue is resolved.
Cathy Moss has the latest-
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[SUPER=01-Gov. Jeb Bush/(R) Florida;]
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((The battle over little Elian Gonzalez reached a new crisis level in Miami Wednesday night. As supporters of the Cuban boy took to the streets, relatives and Immigration officials met for hours trying to iron out an agreement. But late in the evening, no deal had been reached. "Both sides have decided to return tomorrow" The government has demanded that Elian's relatives hand over the 6-year boy if they lose their court battle to keep him in the United States. And the tough tactics have brought simmering Miami to a boil. With caravans of trucks honking horns in support. to angry mobs outside the home where Elian is staying many in this city are preparing for the worst. Meanwhile, Cuban President Fidel Castro says Elian's father is ready to come to the United States to claim his son. The legal fight has put South Florida on edge Local officials and even Florida's Governor are warning they will hold the Federal government responsible for any unrest. Gov. Jeb Bush, R-Florida "I'm hopeful that all involved will be mindful of the need to act responsibly, peacefully and not jeopardize their individual safety or the safety of others." Cathy Moss, For CBS News. The government has postponed revocation of Elian's immigration status for 24 hours as talks go on.))

[Monty-Ax]


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A head-on collision in Montgomery County this evening killed a woman from Pulaski.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]


The accident happened just before 5:30 on Route 114.
39 year old Cynthia Linkus died after a Nissan pickup truck coming from the other direction crossed the center line and struck her Ford Mustang.
Linkus was flown to Roanoke Memorial Hospital where she later died.
The truck driver -- a man -- was taken to Montgomery Regional Hospital.
Traffic was blocked off on the road for several hours.
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[Gas-Prices]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kwe]
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OPEC's decision to increase oil production is not only good news for consumers it's also good news for local oil suppliers.
[Double Boxes=Jean and Kate/Newsroom]


Kate Weidaw is in our newsroom to tell us why.
[Live= Kate/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Kate1]


Local oil suppliers believe the increase will only stabilize gas prices-- not lower them.
Still that's welcome news after seeing prices for a barrel of crude oil triple over the last year.
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((Ron Lundy has been in the oil supply business for 30 years and has seen prices at the pump fluctuate -- but says the last few months of price increases are like nothing he's ever seen before. As the President of APB Whiting Company in Roanoke the high price has been hard on his business.

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((RON LUNDY: IT'S BEEN MUCH MORE DIFFICULT TO OPERATE, OUR MARGINS HAVE BEEN SQUEEZED OUR COST OF INVENTORY HAVE SKY ROCKETED OUR ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE HAVE GONE UP.))
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And the cost to fuel his fleet of 14 oil tankers has increased as well. Lundy says he's optimistic about OPEC's decision to increase oil production but isn't sure if an increase of 1 point 7 million barrels a day will make a difference in the long run.

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((RON LUNDY: IT ONLY REPLACED WHAT IT TOOK AWAY FROM PRODUCTION LAST APRIL THE FIRST TO GET PRICES UP WHICH IT DID.))
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((RON LUNDY: IT TAKES 6 TO 8 WEEKS TO GET THE PRODUCT THE CRUDE INTO THE SYSTEM FROM OPEC, INTO THE UNITED STATES, INTO THE REFINERIES, INTO THE PIPELINES, INTO THE TERMINALS, INTO THE STREAM.))
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Which means it could be July before we see a drop at the gas pump. But for now Lundy says he'll keep a watchful eye on what takes place overseas.))
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[Live= Kate/Newsroom]

Officials say a drop at the gas pump could be as much as 15 cents a gallon, but we won't see that until mid-summer.
[Double Boxes=Jean and Kate/Newsroom]

And for anyone taking a summer road trip that's good news.


[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Andrew in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm] [03/29/2000] WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Confederate-Month]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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You can please some of the people, some of the time.
Friday, Governor Jim Gilmore's expected to please few with his latest declaration of Confederate History Month.
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Last year's proclamation recognized "the noble spirit and inspiring leadership of great Confederate generals, leaders, and the ordinary men and women, free and NOT free."
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: THE GOOD AND THE BAD. ALL THAT USUALLY COMES OUT IN MY PROCLAMATIONS, AND I WOULD EXPECT TO DO THAT AGAIN.))
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((BRAG BOWLING/SONS OF CONFED. VETERANS: UNFORTUNATELY, CONFEDERATE HISTORY AND HERITAGE MONTH IS BEING TAMPERED WITH BY OUTSIDE GROUPS. AND GOVERNOR GILMORE I THINK FEELS SOME PRESSURE TO PLACATE THESE GROUPS.))11
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But NOT all are placated.
The Governor's own former director of Juvenile Justice is now using his church pulpit to blast the proclamation.
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((REV. GERALD GLENN/NEW DELIVERANCE EVANG. CHURCH: 26 LINES YOU'VE GOT. 23 YOU COMMEND THE CONFEDERACY. WHERE ARE THE LINES THAT SPEAK TO THE BLOOD OF MY ANCESTORS?))
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[VO-NAT]


Reverend Glenn has asked his congregation to wear black and red ribbons, which he says commemorate April as Mourning and Remembrance Month.
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[Willey]


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Richmond's tie to the presidential sex scandal is back in the headlines.
A federal judge says President Clinton is GUILTY of criminal wrongdoing for releasing private correspondence from Richmond native Kathleen Willey.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-CBS News - 60 Minutes;]


Willey alleged in a 1998 interview that the President made a sexual advance toward her in the Oval Office.
The next day, the White House released friendly letters she'd written AFTER the alleged incident, in an attempt to damage her credibility.
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((PRESIDENT CLINTON: I DIDN'T EVEN HAVE ANY CONVERSATIONS ABOUT THE PRIVACY ACT...MADE AGAINST ME THAT WERE UNTRUE.))


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington/File Tape;]


Willey's NOT even a complainant in this particular suit, brought by a conservative rights group.
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[Volvo-Donations]


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It's not compensation, but relief help for those affected by Radford's plant explosion.
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[SUPER=03-Dublin;]


Volvo plant workers, union members and officials presented a check for 42-hundred dollars to a union representative for the victims and their families today.
The workers spent several weeks collecting the money.
[SUPER=03-Radford/This Month;]


The explosion on March 5, killed three people and injured six.
The fund has reached 62-thousand dollars, so far.
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[Radford-Sports]


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Two Radford University athletic teams are closer tonight to being dropped permanently ...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]


The school's intercollegiate athletic committee made a final recommendation to cut the gymnastics and lacrosse programs.
Radford officials say the school can not afford to maintain them.
The 170-thousand dollars saved by cutting the two programs would go toward strengthening the school's other Division One teams.
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((JILL CARUSO/RADFORD GYMNAST: WE'VE BROUGHT RADFORD UP TO A NATIONAL LEVEL. LAST YEAR WE BROKE 10 SCHOOL RECORDS, SO IT'S TOO BAD THAT THIS IS EVEN A CONSIDERATION RIGHT NOW.))
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((GREIG DENNY/R.U. ATHLETIC DIRECTOR: WE'RE LOOKING AT IT AS A POSITIVE MOVE BECAUSE WE THINK THE PROGRAMS DESERVE TO BE FUNDED AT A LEVEL WHERE THEY HAVE A REASONABLE CHANCE TO SUCCEED.))
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[SUPER=01-Greig Denny/Radford Athletic Director; :11]
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[OUT Q=chance to succeed.]
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[VO-NAT]


Radford's president will decide the teams' fate in the next few weeks.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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Virginia's Senators split on a constitutional ban on flag-burning.
That's next on News 7 at Eleven.
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[VO-NAT]


And in Texas, they're cleaning up from killer tornadoes.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((HEY EVERYBODY, STEVE MASON WITH YOU, TONIGHT IN SPORTS, VIRGINIA TECH ALL-AMERICAN DEFENSIVE END CORY MOORE SPEAKS AT GRETNA'S FOOTBALL BANQUET, JOHN CROTTY TRIES TO LEAD DETROIT PAST THE HORNETS, GOALIES PLAYED A BIG ROLE IN THE NHL AND FOR EXPRESS. RADFORD UNVEILS IT'S PARTNERSHIP WITH ROANOKE AND THE ROOKIES TALK ABOUT TEXAS, ALL OF THIS COMING YOUR WAY IN SPORTS.))

[Flag-Burning]


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Opponents of flag burning say they will keep trying to make it illegal.
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[VO-NAT]
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The Senate voted down a constitutional amendment that would outlaw desecration of the flag..
This is the fourth time the issue has come to the floor.
The final tally was just four votes short of the two-thirds majority needed for approval.
Democratic Senator Chuck Robb voted against the amendment.
Republican John Warner voted for it.
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[VMI-Claunch]


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History will once again be made at Virginia Military Institute this August.
One of the first females admitted to V-M-I will become one of the school's top ranking cadets.
Teresa Hamilton has more.
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((I'M JUST KIND OF IN AWE, THAT I WAS ABLE TO ACHIEVE SOMETHING LIKE THIS.)) ((NAT SOUND OF CANON))
20- year old Erin Claunch has accomplished a lot since arriving at VMI in the fall of '97.
Back then, she was among the first women admitted to the school.
Today, she's a highly successful junior who's ranked fourth in her class academically. ((WHEN I SET MY MIND TO SOMETHING....))
It's a way of thinking that's definitely paid off. This fall, Claunch will become one of two battalion commanders.


It's an honor based on her academics and leadership ability, as well as her physical fitness. ((I'VE ONLY GOTTEN CONGRATULATIONS EVERYONE'S HAPPY FOR ME.))
Derek Bogdon, the other upcoming battalion commander, is among those cheering the loudest. [stand up] Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Lexington.))


[Bedford-Wreck]


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A Bedford man is amazingly unharmed after he crashed his car into a building this morning.
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It happened around ten- on North Bridge Street in Bedford.
Police say 90-year old William Turner apparently mistook the gas pedal for the brake as he entered the parking lot.
Turner's car hit several other vehicles before crashing through the waiting room of an optometrist's office.
No one in the building was injured.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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Part of Boones Mill history is going on the auction block.
Find out why when we return.
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[VO-NAT]


And is the price right for a Virginia Tech student?
Stay with us.
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[Lotto]
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[Murray-Estate]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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For one more night, you can buy the furniture Homer Murray made in Franklin County before World War Two.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


Homer Murray founded Franklin County's Apple Festival and served as a county supervisor.
But he also ran a furniture shop in Boones Mill back in the thirties, shipping pieces nationwide.
His work's even mentioned in history books.
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[SOT 10:02:43]
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((DURING THE WAR, WORLD WAR TWO, THEY MANUFACTURED BRACKETS FOR POLES FOR THE BRITISH AND FILE HANDLES FOR THE U-S GOVERNMENT.))
[SUPER=01-Frances Murray/Widow;]
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[VO-NAT]


Now Murray's handmade furniture, tools and lumber go up for sale Friday night at the Craig Jamison Auction House in Franklin County.
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[Free-Foundation]


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A newly formed Roanoke medical foundation is giving away free supplies.
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The Foundation for Rehabilitative Equipment and Endowment is providing wheelchairs, canes, orthotic and prosthetic devices for the disabled in the Roanoke Valley.
The goal of the foundation is to reach those who otherwise would NOT have access to help them recover.
Volunteers are targeting young adults and middle age patients who can't afford the proper equipment.
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[Texas-Tornados]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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It took only minutes but it did enormous damage-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Arlington, TX]


Tonight the cleanup goes on in Texas- where two tornadoes touched down-
Three people are dead- a fourth is presumed drowned.
In this Arlington neighborhood- homes were destroyed but everyone made it out alright.
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[SOT 15:17:42]
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((THE MAIN THING IS NO ONE WAS HURT, IT HIT LATER THAN THAT WHEN EVERYONE WAS SLEEPING IT WOULD'VE BEEN REALLY BAD.))
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[OUT Q=REALLY BAD.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fort Worth, TX;]


In Downtown Fort Worth, dangling glass is a danger- People have been ordered to stay out until the glass it cleaned up.
Damage estimates run as high as 157-million dollars.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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Lots of sports for you tonight but first our extra point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Roanoke;]


Salem's Tom Schrader won a title in the National Drug Free Bodybuilding Championships recently. Schrader, who is 51 years old, won the masters national championship.
Dawn Thompson won the novice national gym association natural classic bodybuilding crown. Congrats to them, now your scores.
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[S-Gretna]


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In three years under head football coach Robert Prunty, The Gretna hawks have gone from an 0 and 44 record to an 8 and 2 record this season that also included a trip to the regional playoffs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Gretna; :]


And last night the community gathered in the high school auditorium to honor their winning football program.
The players, their parents, grandparents and coaches heard from another winner Virginia Tech all American defensive end Corey Moore.
Moore took time out from his busy schedule that includes preparing for the N-F-L draft to speak at the banquet.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="I like...]

((COREY MOORE/VIRGINIA TECH ALL AMERICAN: I LIKE TO SPEAK MY MIND AND BE REAL WITH THEM. I HOPE THE MESSAGE THAT I DELIVER TONIGHT IF JUST ONE WILL WALK AWAY WILLING TO MAKE A CHANGE IN ANOTHER DIRECTOR I FEEL LIKE I'VE DONE MY DUTY.)) ((ROBERT PRUNTY/GRETNA HEAD COACH: I KNOW HE CAN UP LIFT THE KIDS BUT I ALSO KNOW HE'S SINCERE AND THAT'S WHAT COREY MOORE BRINGS. ALSO SHOWS WHAT TYPE OF KIDS VIRGINIA TECH IS PUTTING OUT.))
[SUPER=01-Corey Moore/Virginia Tech All American; :00]
[SUPER=01-Robert Prunty/Gretna Head Coach; :21]
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[OUT Q=.......putting out."]
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[S-NBA]


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Charlotte and Detroit are three and four respectively in the Eastern Conference's Central Division, making last night's game in the Motor City big.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Auburn Hills, MI/Hornets vs. Pistons; :00]


So big that there were big scary mascots on hand.
Former North Carolina star Jerry Stackhouse would contribute, knocking down this shot in the third quarter and we are tied at 63 all.
The Hornets come right back with David Wesley, he stings the Pistons with this bucket to put Charlotte back on top by a basket.
[SUPER=32-Charlotte/98/Detroit/91;]


Stackhouse then gives to former Virginia standout John Crotty who finishes to put Detroit up by one.
Grant Hill then rips rope, two of his 19 points through three BUT Charlotte wins 98-91.
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[S-Radford]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
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Radford University officially welcomed Roanoke into the Big South Basketball family today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


Radford and the city of Roanoke held a news conference today to celebrate a joint partnership where the Roanoke Civic Center and Radford will host the 2001-2002 Big South basketball tournaments.
Major David Bowers presented conference commissioner Kyle Kallander with a key to the city on a special day for Roanoke and Radford U.
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Speaking of tournaments, North Carolina, Florida, Michigan State and Wisconsin make up the men's final four that tips off Saturday in Indianapolis.
Wisconsin and Michigan State tip off the final four at the RCA Dome at 5:42. UNC and Florida battle at 8:17, all of the action is right here on your Hometown Station.
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[S-NHL]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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The Dallas Stars clinched their fourth straight Pacific Division title last night, beating Florida by three.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sunrise, FL/Stars vs. Panthers; :00]

We pick it up at the three 43 mark of the first, Dallas on the power play and Joey Nieuwendyk just walks up to goalieTrevor Kidd and says what's up......1-nothing Stars.
What would a hockey game be without some love being thrown around the ice.
Scott Thorton scored twice for Dallas, including this close range tally in the [SUPER=31-Dallas/4/Florida/1;]second

period.
Pavel Bure would end Ed Belfour's shut out with his league leading 55th goal, but Dallas wins.
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[S-Rangers]


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The Express fell to the Toledo Storm 3-nothing tonight. With the loss, Roanoke fails to clinch the Northeast Division and Northern Conference title. If the Express wins either of their last two remaining games, the team clinches both. Daniel Berthiaume took the loss. Toledo goalie Trevor Coenig becomes the first goal this season to shut out the Express.
[GRAPHIC=express]

Roanoke added a player today. Nate Handrahan is a defenseman who just finished playing at Niagra University.
[S-Rookies]
[ANCHOR=steve]
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Winston Cup drivers head to Texas for this Sunday's DirectTV 500.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]


Four Winston Cup rookie teams got in a few test sessions at Martinsville this week, but they seem to know the Texas half mile track a little better simply because the Busch series runs there.
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[SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt, Jr./23rd in Cup Points; :00]
[SUPER=01-Matt Kenseth/18th in Cup Points; :19]
[SUPER=01-Scott Pruett/Driver of Tide Ford; :45]
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[OUT Q=....Texas looks good"]
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You can watch the DirectTV 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway right here on your hometown station. CBS begins coverage of Winston Cup's seventh race of the season Sunday at 1:30.
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[S-LAX]


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Roanoke and Washington and Lee hooked up in an ODAC men's lacrosse clash today in Lexington.
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[VO-NAT]
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The Generals came into the game ranked fourth in the country, the Maroons are not ranked.
W & L opens the first quarter strong. Attackman Matt Dugan scores this goal to give the Generals a 5-2 advantage.
But the Maroons would score three unanswered goals in the second quarter. Andy Bonasara notches his third goal of the game to make it 5-3 Generals.
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Roanoke ties it at 5-5, then with nine minutes left before halftime, Roanoke team captain Jim Capalet rips rope to make it 6-5 Maroons But W & L wins 16-12.
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[Price-Right]


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It was nail-biting time on "The Price is Right," but when the numbers fell... Heather LaBoe walked away a winner.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-The Price is Right]


During a recent trip to California, the Virginia Tech senior was selected as a contestant on the show. The episode aired this morning.
After winning a preliminary pricing game, LaBoe waited nervously to see if she would win a new car.
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[IN Q=Is it a zero]
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[OUT Q=you've won the car.]
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[VO-NAT]


LaBoe won cash and prizes worth more than 20- thousand dollars. (------------)