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Coming up on News 7-
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What will happen with New River Castings plant?
A preview tonight.
Plus Democrats make Hillary's Senate run official in New York-
and Liz Taylor accepts a royal honor-
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Plus an update on plans for a biomedical facility in Roanoke-
News 7 is next.

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Two months after an explosion ripped it apart, the plan to rebuild New River Castings is made public.
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[Intermet]


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Intermet -- the company that owns New River Castings -- put its plans for rebuilding the plant before Radford citizens tonight.
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At a company open house, residents got a preview of what the reconstructed plant will look like.
They also got a look at auto parts the plant makes and the improvements Intermet intends to make at both of its Radford plants.
The company promises tighter controls on dust emissions coming from the plants... a problem in the past.
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((ALAN MILLER/INTERMET ATTORNEY: WE HOPE THAT SOME OF THE THINGS THAT WE'RE DOING ARE HELPING TO ADDRESS THE CONCERNS IN THE COMMUNITY AND WE'RE HOPING THAT WHEN WE COME BACK UP AT NEW RIVER, WE'LL BE A BETTER NEIGHBOR.))
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[OUT Q=a better neighbor.]
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Intermet still needs approval on some state permits before it rebuilds.
A public meeting to discuss those permits will be held next Wednesday.
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[Interest-Rates]


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Plan on paying more for everything from car loans to credit cards.
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The federal reserve chairman raised interest rates again- this time by one half of one percent, bringing the prime rate up to nine and half percent.
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The rate hike is meant to hold off inflation- which some economists say is beginning to stir.
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((DIANE SWONK/BANK ONE: AS THE WATER HAS MOVED FROM TEPID TO WARM NOBODY'S BEEN BURNED BY THIS INFLATION YET. BUT BY THE TIME WE ARE BURNED IT'S TOO LATE.))
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[OUT Q=IT'S TOO LATE.]
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None of this disturbed Wall Street today-
Historically stocks fall when interest rates rise, but today both the Dow and the Nasdaq rallied.
Banks across the nation raised prime rates- and many predict today's rate hike won't be the last.
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[Million-Mom]


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More than 750-thousand people marched on the National Mall Sunday for the Million Mom March.
Now that it's over, what's next for the local people who marched for sensible gun laws?
Kate Weidaw has their story.
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[SUPER=01-Code' Sizemore/Roanoke Organizer;:11]
[SUPER=07-Leslie Wagner;:48]
[SUPER=07-Barbara Berkheimer;1:05]
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((When some 60 people boarded a bus Sunday, asking Congress for sensible gun laws was a top priority. But now that they're back home, what's next?

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((CODE' SIZEMORE: WE'RE ALL GOING TO CONTINUE TO HAVE MEETINGS AND WATCH OUR ELECTED OFFICIALS HERE IN ROANOKE AND SURROUNDING AREAS TO SEE HOW, WHAT THEY'RE DOING TO HELP WITH THIS.))
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Prior to the march this group met for weeks, discussing gun control issues and planning the trip. But now that they're back some have realized how little they know about the laws surrounding gun use. Leslie Wagner discovered this during a heated argument between her and the bus driver.

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((LESLIE WAGNER: WHAT I LEARNED FROM THAT IS HOW LITTLE I KNOW ABOUT THE ISSUE.))
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((LESLIE WAGNER: I FEEL LIKE THE FIRST THING I NEED TO DO NEXT IS EDUCATE MYSELF I THINK IF WE WANT TO WIN A BATTLE LIKE THIS YOU NEED AS MUCH INFO. AS YOU CAN.)) [OUTQ] [RUNS9]
As of now the group of 60 has dwindled down to about ten -- but they hope to change that.

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((BARBARA BERKHEIMER: I THINK WE NEED TO CONTINUE ON AND TRY TO IMPRESS UPON PEOPLE THAT THERE IS A PROBLEM.))
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((KATE WEIDAW: BUT IF YOU DON'T LIVE IN THE ROANOKE AREA AND YOU'D LIKE TO BE APART OF A MILLION MOM MARCH ORGANIZATION
ALL YOU NEED TO DO IS LOG ONTO THE WEB PAGE AT MILLION MOM MARCH DOT COME TO REGISTER. KATE WEIDAW NEWS 7 VINTON.))


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[Wilcox]


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The contested will of a Bedford County millionaire has been upheld without a trial.
Reid Jones died in 1996, leaving most of his money to charity.
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His adoptive daughter, Margie Irvin, went to court arguing that Jones had intended to leave 200-thousand dollars to her children-
The claim received a lot of attention when word circulated that Jones had died in the arms of his attorney, Diane Wilcox. The heirs even implied Wilcox might have hastened his death.
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The case was set for trial next week, but the heirs "non-suited" or dropped the case after a year of depositions failed to produce the evidence they expected.
Other claims involving Jones' holdings are still pending.

[Greenfield]


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Botetourt school board members must choose whether to open a new school or raise teachers' pay.
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They have spent six million dollars on Greenfield Elementary School but may keep it closed for another year-- spending money to raise teachers' pay instead.
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((WHICH DOES THE SYSTEM MORE GOOD IN TERMS OF ATTRACTING GOOD TEACHERS, HIGH QUALITY TEACHERS AND THAT TRANSLATES INTO BETTER EDUCATED STUDENTS?))
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Board members say they are concerned taxpayers will be angry if they do NOT open Greenfield. They want public input before making a decision May 25th.
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[Mickey-Body]


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A truck body company will NOT put its new truck body plant in Martinsville.
Development officials say the W-F Mickey Body Company has chosen Denton, North Carolina for its new facility.
They decided to have the plant closer to the main headquarters in High Point.

[Dan-River]


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Dan River is taking over an empty Danville warehouse.
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The company bought the old Offray Corporation building for close to four-million dollars.
Offray closed down a few months ago.
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Dan River will use the building as a warehouse for the next four months.
The company has not decided what it will do with the building after that.

[Biomedical-Center]


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Roanoke has been chosen as the location for the Carilion Biomedical Institute.
A company spokesperson said the facility will be built in the vicinity of Reserve Avenue.
Carilion confirmed the project will not affect the River's Edge Sports Complex or Victory Stadium.
Community leaders who've seen early plans say a likely location is on Reserve Avenue across the street from the armory.
An official announcement will come tomorrow.

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Firefighters are resting tonight and will mop up a Bedford County forest fire tomorrow.
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The fire.. which was started by a lightning strike Saturday night.. has been scorching forest land near Big Island.
Authorities say the fire is "not" officially contained yet, but they have been able to keep it from crossing a fire line dug last night.
More than 140 firefighters and a helicopter continued to attack hot spots within the burned area today.
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[Clinton]


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A first for the first lady-
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((CHEERS... THANK YOU.))
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New York Democrats tonight nominated Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for the Senate-
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((I KNOW WE CAN .. IF YOU LET ME!. THANK YOU VERY MUCH.))
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The first lady says the election is not about her republican opponent but about the people of New York.
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Coming up on News 7, the men and women who keep us safe are being honored this week.
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[vo-nat]
And how much family information is your teen willing to reveal on the internet?
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((CARLITO MOORE: MY MOM PRETTY MUCH TRUSTS ME. SHE KNOWS THAT I KNOW A LOT ABOUT THE INTERNET SHE PRETTY MUCH TRUSTS MY JUDGEMENT.))
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[OUT Q=trusts my judgement]
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but a new study shows WHAT lures teens into answering questions on the net. The story just ahead.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((HEY EVERYBODY, STEVE MASON WITH YA TONIGHT AND THE QUESTION IS, DID BYRD CLINCH THE BLUE RIDGE DISTRICT BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP ON SENIOR NIGHT? ALONZO MOURNING IS MAKING A HABIT OF WINNING THIS AWARD, DID THE MAILMAN DELIVER THE JAZZ AGAIN? THE LATEST ON SOME LOCAL HOT NFL TRADING CARD PROSPECTS AND THE RACING WORLD REGROUPS AND PUSHES ON TOWARDS CHARLOTTE, ALL OF THIS IN SPORTS.))

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New concerns tonight about internet privacy.
A University of Pennsylvania study shows if the price is right your kids may be revealing things you want kept confidential.
Jennifer Jones has details.
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((We have the internet at home but I guess I've always trusted her to use really good judgment. BUT WHAT HAPPENS IF A WEB SITE OFFERS A "GREAT GIFT" IN EXCHANGE FOR INFORMATION. EMILY HAYDEN:
I guess it would be tempting to answer if it doesn't seem like a dangerous question. out: AND THAT SEEMS TO BE THE CASE FOR MANY TEENS, ACCORDING TO AN INDEPENDENT STUDY RELEASED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA'S ANNENBERG PUBLIC POLICY CENTER. OF THE MORE THAN 300 HUNDRED 13-to-17 YEAR OLDS INTERVIEWED...34% SAID THEY WOULD SHARE THEIR FAMILY'S WORSHIP HABITS... 48% SAID THEY WOULD GIVE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TYPES OF CARS THEIR PARENTS DRIVE...31% SAID THEY WOULD TELL IF THEIR PARENTS SPEED. AND NEARLY HALF OF THE TEENS SAID THEY WOULD ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT FAMILY WEEKEND ACTIVITIES, ALLOWANCES, EVEN THEIR PARENTS' POLITICAL VIEWS. Joseph Turow, Author, Internet and the Family 2000. -Simply talking to kids really won't cut it. parents have to work with kids to understand what the boundaries are between privacy at home and the outside world are. And it seems like parents have a tough job ahead, because the study found the more expensive the gift offered, the more likely the teen would be willing to tell. jjcbsnewscharlotte.))

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A make believe helicopter went down in Vinton tonight killing one person and injuring a second.
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This wasn't real- it was mock disaster to help train the Vinton Fire and EMS departments as well as Commonwealth Search and Rescue.
More than 30 people set out on foot through the woods to find the fake crash site.
The make believe victim was several feet from the crash scene.
Officials say they try to hold these mock disasters once a year so if something like this happens they'll be prepared.
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[Police-Week]


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It is National Police week....a time to remember those who paid the ultimate price in the line of duty.
Surae Chinn was at the ceremony in Martinsville where hundreds paid tribute to fallen officers.
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(((open 15:27:12 music up full :03)
(names called out of fallen officers)

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((under music/picture CLARICE BROWN/WIDOW: ALL THIS TIME PEOPLE HAVEN'T FORGOTTEN. FORGOTTEN WHAT THEY SACRIFICED.)) [RUNS:05]
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Clarice Brown lost her husband, George Melvin Brown in a deadly crash while transporting a prisoner.
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((GEORGE MELVIN BROWN JUNE 26TH 1984))
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((CLARICE BROWN/WIDOW: WELL, IT WILL BE 16 YEARS 26TH OF JUNE. BUT I STILL NEVER FORGET. I THINK OF HIM EVERYDAY.)) [RUNS06]
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((SONNY BROWN/VICTIM'S SON: IT MAKES ME PROUD THAT PEOPLE CARE ABOUT PEOPLE WHO HAVE SERVED THIS COUNTRY)) [RUNS:05]
This is not only a tribute to tragedies of yesterday but a tribute to officers of today who risk their lives in an increasingly dangerous world.
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((MIKE ROGERS/MARTINSVILLE POLICE CHIEF: WE CONTINUE TO DEAL WITH PEOPLE WHO TAKE LIFE FOR GRANTED THAT'S WHAT MAKES THIS JOB SO DANGEROUS.)) [RUNS:10]
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((SONNY BROWN/VICTIM'S SON:I'VE MISSED HIM MY WHOLE LIFE. A LOT OF THINGS I MISS HIM FOR NOT BEING IN MY LIFE. I KNOW HE'S IN HEAVEN. HE'S GOING TO BE THERE.))
(fade music 15:29:00 good end shot)

Surae Chinn News 7, Henry County.))
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[L'burg-Cops]


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Police officers AND civilians were honored in Lynchburg today for helping to keep the Hill City safe.
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Fifteen members of the Lynchburg police department and 29 citizens were recognized during an awards ceremony.
Their contributions ranged from helping raise funds for the DARE program to a man who returned a lost wallet with five thousand dollars in it.
Officer Daniel W. Black received the department's Medal of Honor for his work in rescuing two children from a vehicle whose driver was drunk and armed with a gun.
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She's covered every president since John Kennedy.
Still ahead on News 7 find out why a fixture of the Washington press corps is calling it quits.
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And some fixtures of the Silver Screen have new Royal titles.
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[Taylor-Dame]


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They're not just actresses- they're also DAMES.
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Sound of Music Star Julie Andrews and Screen Icon Elizabeth Taylor were made Dames by Queen Elizabeth-
Dame Elizabeth used a wheelchair- to enter the palace-
But the 68 year old did walk during the ceremony.
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((ELIZABETH TAYLOR/ACTRESS: IT WAS THE MOST EXCITING DAY OF MY LIFE. IT TOTALLY CAME AS A SURPRISE TO ME.))
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[OUT Q=A SUPRISE TO ME.]
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Both actresses were born in England- but they now live in the United States.
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[Thomas]


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She could be known as the top dame when it comes to asking tough questions.
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Helen Thomas- the long time White House Correspondent is quitting.
There's speculation the move is in response to new owners at United Press International- where she works.
U-P-I is now owned by the Reverend Sun Myung Moon's New World Communications.
Thomas has worked for UPI for 57 years.
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[Paxton-House]


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Dozens of artifacts are being unearthed at one of Buena Vista's oldest landmarks.
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A group of students from Washington and Lee University is conducting the dig outside the Paxton House Plantation.


They've already found some ceramics and tools.
But they've found even more prehistoric items, similar to arrowheads.
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((I THINK ONE OF THE THINGS WHICH WAS ALWAYS SAD WAS THAT I WAS UP ON THIS HILL, NO SIGNS, NOTHING TO TELL ABOUT IT AND THE ARTIFACTS REALLY TELL THE STORY ABOUT THE HOME.))
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Members of the Paxton House Historical Society hope to change all that by restoring the 170- year old plantation.
They want to transform it into an educational and social place for the community... which would allow them to display the artifacts inside.
But to do so the group must raise thousands of dollars.
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((LEE MORRIS/HISTORICAL SOCIETY: WE CAN ALWAYS USE THE MONEY, WE NEED A MEMBERSHIP DRIVE TO BE GRASSROOTS, WE WANT THE PEOPLE TO FEEL THE PAXTON HOUSE BELONGS TO THEM.))
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[OUT Q=belongs to them.]
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You can check out the artifacts for yourself at an open house on Saturday.
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[S-Extra]


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Highlights of the Byrd/Botetourt baseball clash in Vinton, NBA highlights as well,
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but first our extra point. Vinton took on Cave Spring in the first round of the Roanoke Valley lacrosse playoffs.
In the first quarter, watch Vinton's Daniel Atkins score, taking the ball right to the goal, no chance for the keeper to stop that one, 1-nothing Vinton.
The Knights come right back. Joe Compton takes the feed from behind the cage and finds the back of the net to tie the game up at 1 all.
Atkins came right back, dodging through a few defenders on his way to another point blank shot, Viunton goes on to win 16 to 3 and will meet Salem for the title.
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[S-Byrd]


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We start over in Vinton where William Byrd looked to clinch the Blue Ridge District baseball regular season title with a win over Lord Botetourt.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/Cavaliers vs. Terriers; :00]


It was senior night at Byrd as parents proudly walked out with their kids just before the game.
In the bottom of the first, Byrd's Brent Atkins connects on the fielders choice to third, he is out, but Scott Wise scores from third to make it 1-nothing.
Then, Ryan Lucas smacks a double to right field, a blast that looked like it was gonna get outta here, but it stays and another Byrd runs scores.
[SUPER=34-William Byrd/17/Lord Botetourt/1;]Then, Justin Doss singles up the middle, scoring Jonathan Lau, the Ter

riers went up 3-zip and they win their ninth straight Blue Ridge crown with the 17 to 1 victory.
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[S-ZO]


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Alonzo Mourning is your NBA defensive player of the year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NBA; :00]

Mourning, who won the honor for the second year in a row, received 62 of a possible 121 votes from a panel of sports writers and broadcasters. Shaquille O'Neal of the Los Angeles Lakers finished second with 21 votes.
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[S-NBA]


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In NBA playoff action the question was Would Utah's dynasty come to an end.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Portland, OR/TNT; :00]

Portland hosting the Utah Jazz and would this be Jeff Horancek's final NBA game?
Trail Blazers Scottie Pippen tried to make it so, he rips rope from the right corner to put Portland up early.
Hornacek answers with that vintage quick release, man is he lethal when he gets [SUPER=32-Portland/81/Utah/79;]a g

ood look.
Blazers go inside, Rasheed Wallace with the nifty spin move and the bucket and the foul.
Byron Russell kept Utah close with this bomb,but Portland ends Utah's season 81-79.
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[S-NHL]


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The Flyers and the Devils played game two of their Eastern Conference finals tonight in Philadelphia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/ESPN; :00]


The game belonged to Philadelphia's Rick Tocchet. here he gets the first of his two goals on the night after Martin Brodeur makes the first save. 1-nothing Philly.
[SUPER=31-Philadelphia/4/New Jersey/3;] Patrik Elias put the Devils up 3-1 with this goal, credit the assists to Pe

tr Sykora and New Jersey looked as if they had things in hand.
But the Flyers score four unanswered goals to even the series at one all.
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The NCAA and officials at the University of Tennessee both have said that the Volunteers' football program is innocent of academic fraud. Now, the FBI has been called onto campus because the professor who uncovered this information has had her office broken into for the fifth time and her phone tapped. Plus, former UT captain Spencer Riley has now filed suit against the University claiming his academic records were illegally released.

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The first set of 2000 NFL football cards are out and they are filled with familiar faces.
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Press pass 2000 and the Collector's Edge group are among the first products to land on store shelves. Thanks to first round draft pick Thomas Jones out of UVa, and former Hokies John Engelberger and Shyrone Stith local collectors have several treasures to acquire.
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Bryant's shop in southwest Roanoke, and the Shelton's SportsLine card store on Williamson Road have been selling the new football products as fast as they arrive. The sets give fans a chance to collect cards of their favorite players in their college uniforms, plus there are rare insert cards like this one of Thomas Jones that has an actual swatch from one of his game used jerseys on it.
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[WIPE TO PINNACLE PAGE 1001!!!!!!!!!] And if you are after some autographs of these guys - you are in luck. Next month in Richmond at the Tuff Stuff Summer Classic at the Richmond Fairgrounds Thomas Jones and Corey Moore will be signing. The session is on Sunday, June 11th from 1 to 3pm. Moore is absolutely free. Jones' charge ranges from $22 to $35 dollars per item.
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William Byrd high school has named Carla Price as the Lady Terriers new volleyball coach. Price held the same position at Liberty high school for the past six years. The Minettes reached the state semifinals where they lost to Byrd and were 20 and 5 this past season. Byrd won the state title but graduates nine players. Price replaces Sharon Hensley.


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The Winston Cup circuit goes back to work after a tough several days this week in Charlotte for the Winston all-star race.
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Lowe's Motor Speedway president Humpy Wheeler has correctly predicted the winner for this event 8 times in the past 12 years. Yesterday he went out on what some would consider a rather long limb and picked rookie Dale Earnhardt Junior to claim the $500,000 first place check on Saturday night.
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We'll hear from Little E - and get his thoughts on his first Winston later in the week. (------------)