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Coming up on News 7-
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A same sex couple is allowed to attend tonight's prom at Floyd County high school.
The death penalty is the focus of a rally in Richmond today.
And, highlights from the Virginia Tech spring football game.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


Plus, Andrew says a beautiful day is in store for tomorrow.
News 7 is next.
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[Floyd-Prom]


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Despite the recent controversey over two females going to prom together at Floyd County High School, all was calm tonight outside the school.
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Security was tight at the school as students came out for the dance. Authorities were on hand to make sure there were not any problems in light of the recent outrage over Tiffany Lapine (La-PEEN) bringing her girlfriend to the prom. Some students who did not attend the prom said many students had different opinions about the two females.
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((DEAN MURRAY/HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT: WHAT WAS THE RUMOR AROUND THE HALL WAYS, THEY WERE JUST SAYING BAD THINGS LIKE THAT IS JUST NASTY AND ALL. BUT THEY ARE JUST NOT USED TO IT.))
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((JOHN BAPIATO/STUDENT: IT WAS ALRIGHT WITH ME I DIDN'T REALLY CARE.))
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Both students agree the situation did not stop people from going to the prom. Some community members say the situation was blown out of proportion. Still many have mixed feelings.
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((WATSON HODGE/RESIDENT: SOME PEOPLE DON'T WANT THAT KIND OF STUFF IN THEIR SCHOOL THEY DON'T WANT THEIR KIDS TO BE EXPOSED TO HOMOSEXUALITY AND THINGS. BUT THERE ARE ALSO PEOPLE WHO THINK IT IS NO BIG DEA.))
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[VO-NAT]

So far there is no word on whether the female couple attended the prom.
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[Trout-Funeral]


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Roanoke city councilman Jim Trout was laid to rest today.
His funeral was held at First Baptist Church in Roanoke.
As Joy Sutton reports-- many came out to pay their last respects.
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((A somber day in Roanoke, as dozens came out to mourn the loss of one of the city's long time leaders -- Councilman Jim Trout.
A man who served on city council for thirty years -- and a man many say was committed to his community.
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((CONGRESSMAN BOB GOODLATTE: WHAT I'LL REMEMBER MOST ABOUT JIM IS HOW HE LOVED THE CITY, THE PEOPLE OF ROANOKE AND THE CITY OF ROANOKE. HE GAVE HIS ALL TO THE CITY FIVE DECADES OF PUBLIC SERVICE.))
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((MAYOR BOWERS: HE WAS JUST FULL OF LIFE. HE WAS SO FULL OF FIGHTING FOR THINGS HE BELIEVED IN FIGHTING FOR WHAT HE LOVED. HE LOVED THE PEOPLE OF ROANOKE. HE LOVED PROGRESS FOR ROANOKE))
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Trout died Tuesday night -- after doctors were unable to repair his heart.
One of Trout's fellow council members -- says she will always remember one thing about him.
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((LINDA WYATT/COUNCIL MEMBER: THINK OF ANY SUBJECT ABOUT ROANOKE AND JIM TROUT WILL GO, OH I HAVE SOMETHING IN MY FILES ABOUT IT AND SURE ENOUGH. THE NEXT TIME YOU SAW HIM. HE WOULD PAPER ARTICLES OR SOMETHING))
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And many say Trout was a fighter -- he never gave-up and that's why he was running for re-election. He was running as an independent even though he was not chosen as one of the party's nominees.
But on Tuesday he fought his last battle -- and although he will never serve the City of Roanoke again -- many say his dedication to the Star City will never be forgotten.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke.))











[Death-Penalty]


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They say Virginia's justice system is the most likely to send men to death row and execute them of any state in the nation.
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About a hundred people marched on the Governor's mansion today.
Relatives of victims and killers alike say they want a moratorium on the death penalty -- at least until laws are changed to better ensure its fair application.
Paulette Dickerson's nephew was convicted of killing five people, including three children, in 1994.
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((PAULETTE GOINS DICKERSON: WE DON'T CONDONE... BUT THEM BEING KILLED IS NOT GONNA CHANGE WHAT ALREADY HAPPENED.))
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A former Virginia attorney general says he prosecuted death penalty cases in Virginia, but now regrets it.
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((BILL BROADDUS/FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL: I DIDN'T THINK ABOUT IT REALLY. IT WAS PART OF OUR HERITAGE, PART OF OUR CULTURE. I DIDN'T THINK ABOUT IT REALLY. I WAS PREPARED TO GO ALONG WITH THE TIDE. AND I DID.))
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Governor Jim Gilmore has been a staunch defender of the appeals process and the clemency powers he has-- saying they alone ensure the death penalty's fairness in Virginia.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm] [04/29/2000] WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Pitt-Shooting]


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For the second time in two months a Pittsburgh suburb has been the scene of a shooting rampage.
This time five people were killed and police say it may have been racially motivated.
Jennifer Jones has the latest.
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((Richard Baumhammers ...34-years old. A man perhaps least likely to be accused of such an horrific crime... targeting racial and ethinic minorities.
The son of soviet immigrants...a law school graduate who continued his studies specializing in immigration and international law.
The same man now believed responsible for the shooting deaths of 5 people of various races and ethinic backgrounds. Authorities say search warrants led them to writings in Baumhammers' home and office ...shedding light on his feelings about minorities and possible affilation with hate groups.

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SOT: Stephen Zappala/District Attorney Allegheny County

out: -- Std up: Police can't say for certain if Richard Baumhammers knew any of the victims, except for one...a woman of jewish faith ...who lived here, right next door to Baumhammers.
-- The home where Baumhammers grew up and recently returned to stay with his parents. A quiet, affluent neighborhood about 10-miles outside of Pittsburgh.
Police suspect the 63-old neighbor was Baumhammers' first victim. --
SOT: Mathew Michelcic/Postman

-- Baumhammers alleged rampage included two synogogues. windows shattered by gunfire, the structures defaced. Residents reeling from a series of events that covered a 20-mile area...and managed to shatter a community within two hours.))



[Microsoft]


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Microsoft is asking for more time.
The software giant has until May tenth to respond to the government's proposal to break Microsoft into two companies.
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But the company's general counsel says it will take months to prepare a proper response and is asking for a major extension.
Meanwhile-- consumers and businesses are lining up on both sides.
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((JULIE CHASE-FIKES: I THINK IT'S REALLY GOOD.. WHY?" BECAUSE I THINK THAT THE WEALTH SHOULD BE SPREAD AROUND. DAVID BUNNELL: I THINK MICROSOFT MAKES THE WORLD MUCH MORE COMPETITIVE AND I THINK THE JUSTICE DEPARTMET JUST DOESN'T UNDERSTAND THIS BUSINESS VERY WELL.))
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If the government's proposal is accepted by a U-S District Judge it would be the largest antitrust action since A-T-and-T was broken up into seven Baby Bells.



[GE-Rally]


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Hundreds of General Electric workers rallied in Salem today.
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They're hoping to send a message to the company that they want job security and a better retirement plan in their new contract.
Their current three year contract expires June 25th -- and negotiations for the new contract will start at the end of May.
Union officials say they are starting to organize rallies like this one across the country-- to let the company know they mean business.
They want G-E to keep jobs in the U-S.
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((EDWARD FIRE/INTL. UNION ELECTRONIC WORKERS PRES: WHAT GE HAS BEEN DOING IN RECENT YEARS THEY HAVE ENGAGED IN GLOBALIZATION. THEY ARE MOVING JOBS LITERALLY ALL AROUND THE WORLD TRYING TO FIND THE LOWEST WAGES AND THE LOWEST BENEFITS))
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Union officials say over the past 15 years 150-thousand good paying skilled jobs have disappeared from the U-S.
And in 19-99 alone-- G-E bought 134 companies around the world.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The fall of Siagon. Coming up we'll show what some are doing to mark the 25-th anniversary.
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And Cuban-Americans take to the streets in Miami-- voicing their outrage over the U-S government.
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[Vietnam]


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Tomorrow marks the 25-th anniversary of the fall of Saigon.
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Today hundreds of Vietnamese veterans gathered to remember their fallen comrades. The war claimed the lives of 2 million Vietnamese and 40- thousand American troops. Friends and family members of the fallen put incense sticks on the graves of the dead. There are still more than two-thousand American soldiers unaccounted for in the Vietnam War, but the government says it's making progress. Last year, about 30 missing comrades were identified and recently, remains from six sites came back from Southeast Asia.
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[Elian]


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Thousands of angry Cuban-Americans marched through the streets in Miami's Little Havana today.
They were protesting the removal of Elian Gonzalez.
Bobbi Harley has more.
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(( A SEA OF SOLIDARITY THE RED, WHITE AND BLUE OF THE FLAGS OF TWO COUNTRIES BLEND WITH BLACK A SHOW OF MOURNING FOR THE LITTLE BOY LOST FROM THESE CUBAN EXILES.

NAT SOT CHANTING CROWD STUFF


THOUSANDS FILLED CALLE OCHO THE MAIN STREET THROUGH MIAMIS LITTLE HAVANA PROTESTING THE ARMED FEDERAL RAID ONE WEEK AGO THAT REMOVED 6-YEAR-OLD ELIAN GONZALEZ FROM HIS MIAMI RELATIVES HOME A SHOW OF FORCE MANY HERE FEEL WAS UNNECESSARY.

SOT MOS HOW DO I EXPLAIN THIS TO MY KIDS


STANDUP BOBBI HARLEY/ MIAMI THIS IS EXACTLY WHAT THIS CUBAN AMERICAN POPULATION WANTED A MASSIVE SHOW OF UNITY IN THEIR OUTRAGE OVER A WRONG THEY FEEL WAS DONE TO THEIR COMMUNITY.
BUT ACROSS TOWN A PROTEST OF A DIFFERENT SORT ONE SUPPORTING THE U-S GOVERNMENTS ACTION AND THE PEOPLE WHO ORDERED IT.

NAT SOT JANET RENO FOR PRESIDENT


THE MOVE REUNITED THE CUBAN BOY WITH HIS FATHER STILL PICTURES SHOW A SEEMINGLY HAPPY CHILD AT A SECLUDED RETREAT IN MARYLAND.
BUT THE ACTION HAS CAUSED NON-STOP TURMOIL IN SOUTH FLORIDA FROM DEMONSTRATIONS TO POLITICAL FALLOUT THE CITYS MANAGER WAS FIRED THE POLICE CHIEF RESIGNED AND A COMMUNITY REMAINS DIVIDED.

NAT SOT OF DEMONSTRATION


BH, CBS NEWS, MIAMI ))


[Fire]


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An abandoned home in Roanoke caught fire this evening.
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It happened at this house on the 22-hundred block of Center Avenue. Officials believe the fire started in the kitchen and spread to the side of the house. Fire officials say the home may have been in the process of being remodeled. No word yet on what started the fire.
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[Tease2]
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[writer=chr]
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Could rain be hurting Virginia's trout population? The answer coming up.
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And we'll show you a man who makes training a horse as easy as training a dog. The story after the break.
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[lotto]

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The Salem Civic Center was packed tonight with folks wanting to witness an internationally renowned horse gentler.

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Monty Roberts demonstrated how to keep this horse from kicking and within minutes had results.
Roberts says he uses non violent techniques he calls Join Up --- where a wild horse can accept it's first saddle, bridl

e and rider within 30 minutes. Traditional methods take 4 to 6 weeks. He also uses his horse training outside the stable to inspire people to do better in their lives.
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[Stream-Testing]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
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Could rain be damaging the state's trout streams?
That's the question hundreds of volunteers are hoping to answer by fanning out across Virginia this week.
Steve Smallshaw has the story.
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(( Ordinarily, the patter of a light rainfall can make for a picturesque scene on a cool spring day.
But scientists say each drop carries with it pollution.. and years of acid rain have taken their toll on many of Virginia's streams.
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This week, more than 200 volunteers are taking samples from 344 streams and waterways in central and southwest Virginia.
Their goal: to determine whether the waters can still support a healthy trout population.
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((JAMIE /TROUT UNLIMITED VOLUNTEER: THESE TESTS REALLY HELP US FIND OUT HOW GOOD THE WATER IS AND IF THERE'S GOING TO BE FISH FOR OUR KIDS AND FOR OUR GRANDKIDS.))
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[Standup 22:16:58] ((Many of these streams haven't been tested since 1987, when 6 percent of them were found to be chronically acidic.. meaning they could no longer support a brook trout population. Officials hope this week's testing will show whether the 1990 Clean Air Act is having a positive effect on reducing acid rain.))
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The results will be critical, not only to environmentalists but the state's anglers..many of whom are volunteering to do the sampling.
Blane Chocklett owns a fly shop in Roanoke.. without a healthy amount of trout in the streams, he could be out of business.
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((BLANE CHOCKLETT/TROUT UNLIMITED VOLUNTEER: NOT ONLY IS THIS MY PASSION, IT'S ALSO MY BUSINESS. SO IF THIS GOES SO DOES MY BUSINESS AND SO DOES MY LIFE'S PASSION, SO I NEED TO TRY AND HELP AS MUCH AS I CAN.))
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The results should be available later this year.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Botetourt County.))

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The rain held off long enough for the Salem Avalanche to get in a double-header at Memorial Stadium tonight.
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It was Dixie Youth night as the Blue Rocks and Avalanche completed a rain out game.
Wilmington was leading 2 to 1 then Eric Nelson hits a grounder to right field
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field scoring a runner from third and the Blue Rocks would win the game 3 to 1.
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Wilmington won the second game 4 to 1.


[S-MLB]


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Baltimore's Mike Mussina picked up his first win of the season as the Orioles beat the Texas Rangers 3 to 1.
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[SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD/KDFW; :]


Brady Anderson getting an invitation to the prom.
The Orioles would get on the board in the second. Cal Ripken hits a shot down the first base side of the field scoring Albert Belle from second to make it 1 to nothing Orioles.
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Mussina pitched a complete game nine hitter upping his record to 1 and 2 as the Orioles beat the Rangers 3 to 1.


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[S-Yankees]


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David Wells out pitched his former teammate Orlando Hernandez as Toronto beat New York 6 to 2.
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[SUPER=03-New York, NY/FOX SPORTS; :]


Yankee third baseman Scott Brosius warming up.
New York led 1 to nothing after the first. Then Toronto outfielder Marty Cordova makes the nice diving catch on a Derek Jeter liner in the second inning.
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Toronto's Tony Batista doubles into the gap at left centerfield breaking a one to one time and the Jays win it 6 to 2.
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[S-Scores]


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In the N-H-L playoffs, Colorado took a 2 to nothing lead on Detroit in their playoff series.
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[VO NAT]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/FOX SPORTS; :]


And the same happened in Philadelphia were the Flyers hosted the Penguins.
Pittsburgh's Robert Lang scored on the power play in the first period and Pittsburgh beat Philadelphia 4 to 1 to lead the series 2 to nothing. And here are tonight's scores.
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[S-NBA]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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[GRAPHIC=NBA PLAYOFFS]


The Miami Heat put the sweep on Detroit beating the Pistons 91 to 72.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Auburn Hills, MI/NBC SPORTS; :]


Alonzo Moruning getting set to tip it off.
The Pistons go to the boards with Brian Williams on the follow up jam of the Michael Curry miss giving the Pistons the early lead.
But Clarence Witherspoon led the Heat in the second half here he scores two of his team high 18 points.
[SUPER=32-Miami/91/Detroit/72/;]


The Heat gets defensive on this play Otis Thrope blocks the shot to start tthe break Jamal Mashburn then gets it to Dan Marjele for the layup and the Heat wins it 91 to 72.
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[S-Suns]


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Phoenix, AZ/NBC SPORTS; :]


Tim Duncan sat out another game in the Spurs Suns series.
The Spurs dominated the first quarter Terry Porter hits the three pointer to make it 23 to 11 San Antonio.
But the Suns rallied. Kevin Johnson with the nice bounce pass to Corie Blunt for the jam.
[SUPER=32-Phoenix/101/San Antonio/94/;]


Todd Day scored all 16 of his points in the fourth quarter as the Suns beat the Spurs 101 to 94. Phoenix trails in the series 2 to 1.
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[S-Tech]


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[WRITER=rst]
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The spring football season ended for Virginia Tech today. Steve Mason and photographer Greg Moore have the highlights from Blacksburg.
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Only Roanoke R-F-C stood in the way of an undefeated season for the Blackwater Rugby men.
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The arch rivals met at Highland Park in Roanoke.
For Lynchburg's Blackwater RFC this was the last game of the spring season. A win would up Blackwater's record to nine and oh.
If Roanoke could play the spoiler it would brighten a losing season.
But two quick scores gave the visitors the lead at half time. And Blackwater goes on to beat Roanoke 17-to-3.
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