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Coming up on News 7-
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Gunfire at the Washington Zoo- six children are shot. We'll have a live report.
An intensive search is on after two murders in Southside over the weekend.
Plus what happens to all the extra chocolate rabbits at the candy factory.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.

[Zoo-Shooting]


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Gunfire erupts at the Washington Zoo- Six children were wounded- one 12 year old has died.
[Double Boxes=Jean and Lou/Newspath]


Lou Young of W-U-S-A is standing by- the latest word that this may have been gang related.
[Live=Lou Full/Newspath]
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[SUPER=05-Washington, DC]
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[***ROLLED FROM NEWSPATH***]
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[SUPER=01-Charles Ramsey/Washington Police Chief;]
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[OUT Q=a terrible tragedy]

((It started out as a peaceful Africa-American Celebration Day. But within minutes, screams erupted at Washington's National Zoo as two feuding group of teenagers exchanged gunfire. When it was over, several children were shot, some of them seriously wounded.
(MOS SOT)

You could tell it was a confrontation, but when he pulled out that gun, there was no need for words at that point. I grabbed the kid we started screaming and we were off and running.
(TRACKUP)

Witnesses say the fight broke out near the Zoo's entrance when a bottle was reportedly thrown from one group to another. A piece of glass may have struck one woman in the face. That's when shots rang out. Charles Ramsey, Washington Polcie Chief: "I hate violence no matter where it happens." Police say the injured children were caught in the middle of the melee. The violence left zoo goers shaken. Zoo Spokesperson "This is usually a happy, happy day. It's a terrible tragedy."))
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[Campaign-Finance]


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The Republican nominee for mayor of Roanoke has raised more money than the other three candidates combined.
All four men filed their campaign finance statements today. They cover the past four months.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN BOARD #1026]


Republican Ralph Smith collected more than 54-thousand dollars in his bid for mayor...all of it in contributions.
[ADD 1027]
Next in line, incumbent Democrat David Bowers. He brought in more than 25-thousand dollars. Part of that was a personal loan. [TAKE 1028]
Independent Mac McCadden collected 14-thousand dollars, all but 13-hundred in contributions. [ADD 1029]
And Duane Howard, the other independent, reported no contributions and loans of almost 12-hundred dollars.
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[Trout]


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Roanoke City Councilman Jim Trout is dropping his bid for re-election.
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[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


A campaign aide says Trout did NOT respond as well to the heart surgery as the doctors had hoped, and he's taken a turn for the worse.
Doctors found and repaired a tear in Trout's aorta.
There are now six candidates vying for three open seats on council.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm] [04/24/2000] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Meningitis]


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One of the Radford University meningitis patients is out of the hospital.
The 19-year-old freshman was released yesterday.
So far, there are no new cases of the bacterial infection.
Health officials have stopped running the free vaccination drives at the school.

[Plane-Crash]


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Relatives of a family killed in a plane crash in Norton Friday afternoon are coping with the loss of five family members.
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[VO-NAT]


William Lewis McCulley, his wife Cindy Walden McCulley and their two children Ryan and Meagan, and Cindy's father Ira Walden -- were flying from Nashville to Roanoke when their single engine aircraft dropped off radar.
[SUPER=03-Moneta]


William's brother Scott McCulley says they were coming to Moneta for Easter and to celebrate his son's birthday.
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[IN Q=It's a life changing experience]

((SCOTT MCCULLEY/VICTIM'S BROTHER: IT'S A LIFE CHANGING EXPERIENCE. I MEAN YOU ALWAYS READ ABOUT THINGS THAT YOU HAVE TO HAVE A LIFE ALTERING EXPERIENCE TO CHANGE YOUR VIEW OF THE WORLD))
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[VO-NAT]


McCulley say it's important to hug your family members because each day is precious.
The family is still waiting to hear what caused the crash.
McCulley believes pilot error was not a factor-- because Ira Walden was an experienced aviator and had flown in the area before.
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[M'ville-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Martinsville authorities want to crack two murder cases that happened over Easter weekend.
They're conducting intensive searches for the suspects.
Surae Chinn has more on the investigation.
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[SUPER=01-Michael Rogers/Martinsville Police Chief; :14]
[SUPER=01-Warren Jackson/Jones' Father; :41]
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[OUT Q=News 7, Martinsville.]

(( Authorities arrived at Applebees to find Jose Francisco Jimenez dead in the parking lot and another victim seriously injured. Now there's a manhunt for 38 year old Jose Luis Rendon Garcia.
[SOT 57:30]

((MICHAEL ROGERS/MARTINSVILLE POLICE CHIEF: WE'RE MAKING EVERY EFFORT AT THIS TIME TO LOCATE THE SUSPECT WE HAVE CONCERNS HE IS TRYING TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY.)) [RUNS:10]
Another shooting on 4th street claimed the life of 27 year old Sidney Lloyd Jones.
Two murders on Easter weekend have authorities and family wondering why. That's true especially for Warren Jackson--The father of Sidney Jones.
[SOT 1:07:41]

((WARREN JACKSON/JONE'S FATHER: THE HARD THING I'D SAY IS LIVING WITH IT. WHY DID IT HAPPEN. I HAVE TO LIVE WITH IT FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE.)) [RUNS:15]
[SOT 1:18:31]

((SURAE CHINN/REPORTING: THE TWO VICTIMS SUFFERED A SIMILAR FATE. BOTH HAD GUN SHOT WOUNDS AND WERE LEFT TO DIE IN PUBLIC PLACES BUT MARTINSVILLE AUTHORITIES SAY THERE IS NO CONNECTION WITH THE TWO MURDERS.)) [RUNS:10]
[SOT 1:00:04]

((MICHAEL ROGERS/MARTINSVILLE POLICE CHIEF: THEY'RE NOT RELATED AT ALL AS FAR AS SIMILARITIES. IT'S JUST VERY UNFORTUNATE THAT YOU HAVE TWO YOUNG PEOPLE WHO HAVE LOST THEIR LIVES.)) [RUNS:10]
[SOT 1:08:28]

((WARREN JACKSON/JONES FATHER: HE'S A FINE DUDE. I LOVE HIM AND I'M GOING TO MISS HIM.)) [RUNS:05]
Federal agents, state police and all Martinsville investigators are working to close these cases. For the families of Jimenez and Jones it can't come soon enough. Surae Chinn, News7 Martinsville.))
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Janet Reno is getting ready to face off with Congressional Republicans over the Elian Gonzalez Raid.
That's next on NEws 7 at Eleven.
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[VO-NAT]


And months later, the government issues a fine for this explosion at a Wytheville truck stop.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((STEVE MASON IN THE BIG SEVEN HOUSE TONIGHT WITH HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 76ERS/HORNETS NBA PLAYOFF GAME FOR YOU, ALSO WORDS FROM FORMER VIRGINIA TECH QUARTERBACK AND NOW STEAM SIGNAL CALLER AL CLARK ON HIS ARENA BAPTISM SO FAR, HIGHLIGHTS FROM HIS FORMER SCHOOL'S SPRING SCRIMMAGE TODAY, THE YANKEES CONTINUE THEIR PURSUIT OF ANOTHER WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AND A MARTINSVILLE RISING STAR THAT IS NOT A RACE CAR DRIVER OR A FOOTBALL OR BASKETBALL PLAYER, ALL OF THIS IN SPORTS.))


[Cuban-Boy]


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The worst may be over for Elian Gonzalez, but the Attorney General will face a tough test on Capitol Hill tomorrow.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami/Saturday;]


A preliminary inquiry is being done- into Saturday's Miami predawn raid . Agents hit the house in full riot gear and within three minutes they had Elian.
Republican members of Congress are calling for a full investigation.
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((REP. LINDSEY GRAHAM/R- SOUTH CAROLINA: TAKING THE KID AT GUNPOINT IS NOT RIGHT. WHAT JANET RENO HAS BEEN DOING FOR A LONG TIME.))
[SUPER=01-Rep. Lindsey Graham/(R) South Carolina;]
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[OUT Q=for along time.]
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[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile the boys' Miami relatives pushed again today to see the child- but for the first time agreed to do so on the father's terms-
Those who were at the weekend reunion say it was moving-
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((DR. GUSTAVO CUDAVID/PSYCHIATRIST: HE LOOKED AT HIS FATHER, FATHER LOOKS AT HIM. BOTH JUMPED TOWARD ONE ANOTHER, THE OTHER CRYING, HUGGING EACH OTHER I MEAN NOBODY MOVED.))
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[OUT Q=nobody moved.]
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[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, Elian's case will be heard in federal appeals court in Atlanta in two weeks.
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[Childrens-Home]


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Two teenagers will be tried as adults on charges of sexually abusing two boys at a Wytheville children's home.
Jacob Earl Cregger and Jacori Carter -- both 16 -- are charged with sodomizing the boys at the Presbyterian Children's Home for troubled teens in October.
They're being held without bail at the regional jail in Dublin.

[Otte]


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The woman charged with putting her baby in a microwave oven and turning it on now has a court date.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New Kent Co./March 6, 1999;]


Elizabeth (OH-tay) Otte will go on trial this September, one year after the one-month-old baby was found dead in her home.
Otte's lawyers have indicated they plan to use an insanity defense.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=HOLD]


She's gone through testing and counseling to determine her state of mind. But the judge has ordered the results kept under seal.

[Flying-J]


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The investigation into a deadly explosion at a Wytheville travel plaza has ended in a fine.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Wytheville/October 1999;]


The Department of Labor fined Flying J Travel Plaza more than 27-thousand dollars in connection with the October gas pump fire.
Employee Ernest Osborne was killed while changing a gas pump filter when it exploded.
The labor department cites Flying J for exposing employees to danger and not training them properly.
Labor department officials say Flying J plans to appeal.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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Still ahead on NEws 7, rumors of a microsoft break-up lightened Bill Gates' wallet-- by the Billions.
That story when we return.
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[VO-NAT]


And 400 down, three thousand more to go, in this man's cross-country walk for cancer research.
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[Microsoft]


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Word that Microsoft may be forced to split into several companies- sent the stock stumbling.
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[VO-NAT]


Microsoft's stock is down by more than 15 percent in stock value- The company lost 65 billion dollars- its worst day ever.
Any day the Justice Department will file its punishment proposal for Microsoft's anti trust violations- Sources say federal regulator want to split microsoft into separate companies.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=20:23:30]

((JOE FARLEY: IT'S HARD TO LOOK OUT ON MICROSOFTS BUSINESS THIS QUARTER AND NOT IMAGINET HAT THERE HAS BEEN AT TIMES ONE EYE ON THE MARKET, AND ONE EYE ON THE GOVERNMENT.))
[SUPER=01-Joe Farley/Market Analyst]
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[OUT Q=on the government]
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[Vo-Nat]
On paper today, Bill Gates lost almost 10-billion dollars of his personal wealth.
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[CSX-Earnings]


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We've heard a lot about Norfolk-Southern's problems following the break up of Conrail.
Now the other railroad involved is having trouble too.
Richmond-based C-S-X blames higher fuel costs, wage increases and congestion on the rail lines for what it calls ``unsatisfactory'' earnings.
During the first quarter, the company reported earnings of 29-million dollars -- compared to 75-million during the same period last year.

[Cancer-Walk]


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[***ANCHOR TAG***]
A Virginia man is walking across America to raise money for childrens cancer research at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond.
Today he made a stop in Salem.
Kate Weidaw has his story.
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[SUPER=01-Kevin Looney/Walking for Cancer Research;:25]
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[OUT Q=NEws 7, Salem]

((If you see Kevin Looney walking on the side of the road he says don't honk but stop and give him a donation for cancer research. Earlier this month this 36 year old from Williamsburg began a 3000 mile walk that will take him to Long Beach, California -- he hopes to be there by mid November. He calls his journey a Walk Across America for Pennies a Mile.

[SOT 13:26:42]
[INQ=]

((KEVIN LOONEY: WE HAVE A GOAL OF RAISING ONE MILLION DOLLARS IT'S 3000 MILES A PENNY A MILE AND WE HOPE TO HAVE 33,333 PEOPLE DONATE A PENNY A MILE.))
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[RUNS10]
But before he takes off on foot he drives the route with his pickup.

[SOT 13:26:02]
[INQ=]

((KEVIN LOONEY: I GET A DAY OF PREDRIVING THE ROUTE CHECK ON WATER STOPS, FOOD STOPS, LOCAL HELP.))
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[RUNS06]
He then hitches a ride back and walks to his destination which is about one hundred miles down the road. Looney says he finds people are more then willing help him find a place to stay at night.
[SOT 13:25:05]
[INQ=]

((KEVIN LOONEY: PEOPLE HAVE BEEN PUTTING US UP SOME LOCAL HOTELS THAT HAVE BEEN PUTTING US UP A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING... LIVING OFF THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS.))
[OUTQ=]

[RUNS10]
And what inspires him to keep going is the death of his father three years ago. He died of cancer.

[SOT 13:29:52]
[INQ=]

((KEVIN LOONEY: WHEN HE PASSED WE DIDN'T KNOW WHAT WE WERE GOING TO DO BUT WE KNEW WE HAD TO DO SOMETHING.))
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[RUNS06]
Now he hopes his efforts will inspire others to donate their money to help find a cure for cancer. Kate Weidaw News 7 Salem.))
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[ANCHOR=JEAN]


You can follow Kevin's journey or make a donation by logging onto www dot penny a mile dot org.
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[S-Extra]


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But first our extra point. The winningest coach in NBA history has retired.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Atlanta, GA; :00]

Lenny Wilkens has stepped down from his post with the Atlanta Hawks after the worst season in his 27 year coaching career.
The Hawks were 28 and 54 this season. Wilkens' career record is 1,179 wins and 981 losses.
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[S-Sixers]


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The NBA playoffs featured two games last night. Let's go down to Charlotte for the Sixers and the Hornets.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/TNT; :00]


Could Allen Iverson lead Philadelphia to a second straight win over Charlotte in a second straight game at the Hive.


This one was ugly at times as Charlotte's David Wesley makes the most of some sloppy 76er ball handling with a feed to Derrike Coleman for the slam. He scored 29 points on the night.
Iverson was silent through most of the first half and had 13 points, so Tony Kukoc picked up the [SUPER=32-Charlot

te/108/Philadelphia/98;]slack, scoring 14 points during the fist half on his way to 20 points,
But the Hornets even the series at one all with a 108-98 overtime win. George Lynch had just 2 points in 18 minutes
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[S-Steam]


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The Steam will attempt to notch it's first Arenafootball2 win of the season this Saturday on the road against Birmingham.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC/April 16; :00]

Roanoke's arena football team is OH and two and suffered it's most recent loss back on April 16th at Greensboro. Despite the less than ideal start the team remains up beat.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="As]

((PETE SHAW/STEAM HEAD COACH:)) ((AL CLARK/STEAM QUARTERBACK:)) ((ELTON TOLIVER/STEAM LINEBACKER:))
[SUPER=01-Pete Shaw/Steam Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Al Clark/Steam Quarterback; :17]
[SUPER=01-Elton Toliver/Steam Linebacker; :27]
[RUNS=:32]
[OUT Q=....keep playing"]
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[S-Tech]


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This Saturday at two PM, Virginia Tech finishes spring football practice with the annual spring game at Lane Stadium.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Yesterday Afternoon;:00]

Yesterday, Frank Beamer's club took part in its final scrimmage before Saturday's game. Michael Vick is off limits this spring, and that means NO one is allowed to hit him. But he can certainly still hit his receivers. Yesterday afternoon in the rain, the rising sophomore was throwing darts. The Hokies are giving a number of running backs a look this spring including Keith Burnell. And Carter Warley out of Richmond did nothing to hurt his chances to kick this fall. He drills this field goal in the drizzle.
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[S-NHL]


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The Toronto Maple Leafs looked to advance to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs last night, but Ottawa stood in the way.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kanata, Ontario/ESPN; :00]


The Senators stormed out to a 2-nothing lead into the second period but Toronto answered with a four goal burst.
Mats Sundin tied the game at two all with the goal. The Maple Leafs would get second chances at crucial times in the game.
[SUPER=31-Toronto/4/Ottawa/2;]Sergie Berizine scored the eventual game winner on this shot, he rips rope and Toronto

wins 4-2 and takes the series 4 games to 2 and will meet New Jersey in the second round.
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[S-Yanks]


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Yankee Stadium was the site of a rare Monday afternoon game between The Bronx Bombers and the Twins. New York pitcher Roger Clemens moved past Phil Neikro into eighth place on the all-time strikeout list today. He now has three thousand, three hundred and 43 K's.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/MLB-Yanks; :00]
However, he also had his share of problems today with the Minnesota hitters.

In the top of the first inning, Butch Harvey singles off Clemens with the bases loaded and drives in Christian Guzman and Matt Lawton. It's 3-to-nothing Twins . The Yanks would come back and tie the game, but in the 7th, Matt LeCroy drives in Jacquis Jones with with the seeing eye single down the third base line.
[SUPER=35-Minnesota/7/New York/3;]

The Twins beat New York 7-to-3 as Eric Milton improves to 2-and-0 with 7 strikeouts.
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[S-MLB]


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[VO-NAT WIPE TO #ENG!!!!]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/Orioles vs. White Sox; :00]


The AL east second place Baltimore Orioles were in Chicago to meet the Central Division leading White Sox today.
In the first, Delano DeShields goes shopping at the gap in right center field. The [SUPER=35-Chicago/8/Baltimore/2

;]hard knock is gonna allow Brady Anderson to come on down, 1-nothing Birds.
But Mike Musina would struggle for Baltimore, giving up this three run shot to Josh Hall in the second and Chicago grounds the Birds 8-2.
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[S-Becky]


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When we thing of Martinsville, we think racing, football and basketball.
But one rising star to watch during the summer months is a Lady Bulldog junior golfer.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]

Becky Poindexter was recently named the Virginia State Golf Association's Junior player of the year for all of her accomplishments in 1999. Last year she was junior medalist at the Women's amateur championship, and runner-up at the Virginia Junior girl's championship. She was able to accomplish all of this despite losing her coach, her mentor and her father, Wayne who died last July.


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[IN Q="Last year...]
[SUPER=01-Becky Poindexter/VSGA Junior Player of the Year; :00]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=....STRONGER FOUNDATION."]
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[VO-NAT CON'T]

Poindexter emerged in 1998 when she won medalist honors in both district and regional competition while playing on the Martinsville boy's team.
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[IN Q="I love it..]
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[VO NAT CON'T] But starting next month her competition will be other girls her age as she continues to catch the eye of college coaches around the mid-atlantic.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="I'm playing...]
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[OUT Q=...NEXT YEAR."]
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[TALENT=MIKE]
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This year's 18th annual Scott Robertson Memorial Tournament is set for May 18th through the 21st at the Roanoke Country Club. Again, many of the top juniors in the nation are expected to take part in the event.

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[Video]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=chr]
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Did you ever wonder what happens to all those chocolate easter bunnies who can't find a good home?
Some of them go on the sale rack...
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[VO-NAT]
[Super=X5052 (loads FX)]
[Super=X5045 (starts FX)]
[SUPER=75-Westbrook, ME]

but at one Maine candy shop they go back into the melting pot.
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[IN Q=They could be]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=skies the limit.]
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[VO-NAT]


You might call it bunny recycling.
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