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Coming up on News 7-
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Russia and the U-S agree to do away with tons of weapon making materials.
Portions of a 17- ton satellite come crashing down in the Pacific Ocean.
And-- two of country music hottest stars are arrested following a confrontation with New York police.
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News 7 is next.
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[Floyd-Body]


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Good evening.
Floyd County investigators are waiting on an autopsy to confirm the identify of the victim found in a burning mobile home.
Sheriff's deputies were notified of the fire around four this morning.
Officials say the death does NOT appear suspicious.
The trailer was located in a mobile home park on Batman Thumper Road.


[OAS-Protests]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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[WRITER=tha]
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Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in two countries today-- with their sights set on a common target.
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((HEY, HEY, O,O, OAS HAS GOT TO GO))
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They were protesting in Detroit and across the river in Windsor, Ontario where the Organization of American States is meeting.
Demonstrators claim the O-A-S is controlled by big business and ignores environmental issues.
The conference runs through Tuesday.
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[Democrats]


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Two local lawmakers who're considering a run for statewide office say they were encouraged this weekend at the State Democratic convention.
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Party members gathered in Norfolk to rally behind the campaign of U.S. Senate candidate Chuck Robb.
But on Friday night, they also heard from Bath County Delegate (CREE) Creigh Deeds, and Roanoke State Senator John Edwards. Both men say they'll decide in the next several months whether to run for Attorney General.
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((DEL. CREIGH DEEDS/D- BATH COUNTY: WE NEED TO ELECT A DEMOCRAT ATTORNEY GENERAL, A DEMOCRAT LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, AND A DEMOCRAT GOVERNOR. IF I WERE TO RUN FOR A SLOT ON THAT TICKET AND BE A PART OF THAT TICKET, I WOULD GO AT IT WHOLE HOG, AND I'VE GOT TO WORK OUT SOME ISSUES AT HOME.)) ((SEN. JOHN EDWARDS/D- ROANOKE: AS I SAY, I'LL KIND OF LOOK AT THE TEA LEAVES AND SEE HOW THINGS GO. THERE ARE A LOT OF FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED, IT'S A MAJOR UNDERTAKING, BUT I THINK IT COULD BE VERY EXCITING.))
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[SUPER=01-Sen. John Edwards/(D) Roanoke; :15]
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Henrico Delegate Donald McEachin is also seeking the nomination for Attorney General. Until last week, he was the only Democrat in the race.
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[Halifax-Rape]


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The sister of a man convicted of raping and kidnapping a girl in Halifax County says her brother didn't receive a fair trial.
Now 24-years after his conviction, John David Simpson's sister is taking her battle to Richmond.
Lucille Loppe says her brother's court-appointed attorney did a bad job - and failed to bring up several issues at trial.
Among those issues: that a juror was related to the victim AND was married to a Halifax County deputy sheriff.
Loppe plans to stage a rally at the U-S Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
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One of NASA's most prized satellites crashed into a remote section of the Pacific Ocean early this morning.
Dave Browde explains.
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[Clinton]


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President Clinton and Russian President Vladimir Putin began a second day of talks this morning.... with an accord on plutonium apparently in hand.
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The two leaders signed agreements committing their countries to dispose of 34- tons of weapons- grade material.... enough to build thousands of warheads.
But Russia reportedly still opposes amending the Anti-Ballistic Missle treaty to allow U-S deployment of a missile defense system.
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((WE EXPRESSED OUR DIFFERENCES WITH CLARITY AND CANDOR AND I, FOR ONE, APPRECIATE THAT.))
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A top state department official says Putin still sees amending the treaty as a threat to strategic deterrence.
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[Fire-Training]


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New state regulations are forcing some local fire fighters to brush-up on their skills.
Joy Sutton has details.
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(( Jim Armentrout has been fighting forest fires in the Roanoke Valley for 25 years.
He even battled one the areas biggest fires on Purgatory Mountain last year -- that took days to put and consumed more than 12-hundred acres.
But despite all of his years of experience --he is now required to be certified if he wants to continue to work wild fires.
So, he's taking a two day class at Read Mountain Fire Department along with other fire fighters to earn his certification.
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((SETH MILLER/ VA DEPT OF FORESTRY: IN ORDER TO SAVE LIVES AND PROVIDE A BETTER SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA WE NEED TO HAVE A CERTIFICATION PROGRAM))
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The certification requires fire fighters to attend training sessions to learn about fire behavior and how a command system works.
There is also a physical fitness test.
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((SETH MILLER:THE PHYSICAL FITNESS TEST YOU WALK A CERTAIN NUMBER OF MILES WITH A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF WEIGHT ON YOUR BACK TO SIMULATE THE KIND OF EQUIPMENT IN THE WOODS ON ACTUAL FIRE))
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And many say this new certification process will make a difference.
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((JIM ARMENTROUT: IT MAKES A BIG DIFFERENCE SAFETY AND WHOLE LOT LESS INJURIES. BETTER COMMUNICATION))
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Forestry officials hope to have most of their firefighters certified by July.
And many say you can never have enough training when it comes to battling a blaze in the wild -- when it man versus nature.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Botetourt County.))












[Sidewalk-Art]


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This weekend one of the largest outdoor art shows on the East Coast was in downtown Roanoke.
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The 42-nd annual sidewalk art show brought thousands down to the market. More than two- hundred artists, throughout the region, showcased paintings, prints, photographs, and sculptures. The funds raised from the event will go toward educational programming at the Art Museum of Western Virginia. The art show wrapped up at 5 o'clock this evening.
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[Art-Museum]


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The Art Museum of Western Virginia could receive national attention thanks to a couple of new masterpieces.
Tina Tenret has more.
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((Roanoke's Art Museum of Western Virginia bought these two treasures in New York City with trust fund money. The price is a secret for security reasons. Maurice Prendergast painted this Beach at Saint Malo in France in 1907, using a style that was ahead of his time.
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((YOU CAN SEE THE MOSAICLIKE TREATMENT OF BEACH AND BALLS AND THE BRIGHTLY COLORED GOWNS AND THE DAPPLE OF BRUSH STROKES THAT MAKES UP THE OCEAN IN THE BACKGROUND. THERE REALLY IS A SENSE OF JOY AND HAPPINESS TO THIS.))
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Even the museum director is a recent acquisition -- from the famous High Museum in Atlanta. Dr. Judy Larson says when pieces like these travel to Cincinnatti, Philadelphia and Atlanta, they put Roanoke on the map.
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((PROBABLY ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS SPORTING EVENTS IN AMERICAN HISTORY, THIS IS THE FIGHT WITH THE BROWN BOMBER.))
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Another new piece is noteworthy not only for its perspective and detail -- but also because it's the museum's only piece with an African-American subject -- in this case, the famous athlete Joe Louis.
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((THAT'S IMPORTANT. WE'RE ALSO LOOKING TO PURCHASE WORKS BY GREAT AFRICAN AMERICAN PAINTERS. WE HAVEN'T FOUND THEM YET BUT THAT'S DEFINITELY ON OUR WISH LIST.))
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The Art Museum is open Tuesdays through Saturdays and Sunday afternoon. Tina Tenret News7 Roanoke.))













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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
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Still ahead on the broadcast, we'll show you why dogs are an important part of law enforcement.
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And two of country music's hottest stars are arrested following a concert in New York. The details coming up.
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[McGraw]


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Two country music stars are facing charges following a run- in with police in upstate New York.
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Singers Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw were arrested last night following a performance in Buffalo.
Authorities say Chesney rode away with a police officer's horse and McGraw attacked deputies trying to corral Chesney.
McGraw faces assault and other charges while Chesney is charged with disorderly conduct.
Both were released on bail.
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[Police-Dogs]


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They're helping Roanoke City Police officers to take a bite of crime.
They're police dogs.
And as Joy Sutton reports they're much more than just furry companions.
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(( A suspect is hiding inside this abandoned building -- Blitz is sent inside to track him down.
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((NAT SOUND OF DOG -- CATCHING SUSPECT))
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This all part of training for Blitz -- something he does at least twice a month.
He searches for suspects and evidence, attacks on demand and backs away when told.
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((WE ALWAYS MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT THAT THE POLICE DOG IS COMING TO LET THE SUSPECT KNOW THAT HERE COMES THE CANINE AND WE'VE HAD SEVERAL OF THEM PUT THEIR HANDS IN THE AIR AND GIVE-UP. BECAUSE THE WORD IS OUT THE ROANOKE CITY POLICE HAS POLICE DOGS NOW AND THEY DON'T WANT TO BE ON THE RECEIVING END OF THE POLICE DOG))
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There are five canine members of the Roanoke City Police Department.
Boca is the only one who is training to search for explosives - soon he will be certified to work the streets.
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((HE'S TRAINED FOR 16 DIFFERENT EXPLOSIVE ODORS. PRETTY MUCH ANY BOMB IS A DERIVATIVE OF ONE OF THOSE ODORS))
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Boca is trained to sit when he finds the explosive.
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The canines are also trained to search for narcotics -- and scratch and bark to let the officer know the location of the drugs.
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((THINGS THAT AREN'T READILY AVAILABLE TO THE NAKED EYE OF AN OFFICER WE CAN USE THESE CANINES FOR))
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To the dogs this is simply a game -- they love to play -- and in the end they are rewarded -- but for the police officers these animals are invaluable partners in fighting crime.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke.))







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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Staying alcohol and drug free on prom night paid off for a Roanoke teenager, we'll tell you why coming up.
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[VO-NAT]

And graduating seniors at Shawsville High School will be saying goodbye to more then just their friends come Thursday.
The story when we return.
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[Shawsville-Profile]


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This Thursday will mark the end of an era in Shawsville.
That's when the last class of students will graduate from Shawsville High School.
Marya Jones has more in this week's Virginia Profile.
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(( Zach McGuinnes is painting the finishing touches on one last piece of Shawsville High history.
It's a time capsule that will be filled with memorabilia from 65 seniors in the high school's last graduating class.
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((ZACH MCGUINNES: SO WE CAN SHOW ALL THE KIDS IN THE NEW SCHOOL WHAT THE OLD SCHOOL LOOKED LIKE AND THE NEW PEOPLE THAT GO TO THE SCHOOL WHAT WE WERE ALL ABOUT. SO THEY'LL UNDERSTAND WHAT THE SHAWNEE PRIDE WAS.))
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Thursday's graduation will mark the end of the Shawnee mascot and 92 years of Shawsville High School.
In August, grades nine through 12 will go to the new 14-million-dollar Eastern Montgomery High ... leaving middle schoolers at the old site.
It's a move that's bittersweet for English teacher Marcia Murphy.
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((MARCIA MURPHY/TEACHER: THESE SENIORS THAT ARE GRADUATING NOW I HAD WHEN THEY WERE 7TH GRADERS, SO I'VE BEEN ABLE TO WATCH THEM GROW. SO, WE'RE GOING TO MISS THAT OPPORTUNITY TO SEE THE KIDS GROW FOR SIX YEARS OR SEVEN YEARS.))
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Murphy's students made Shawsville High's last yearbook a look back at its history ... starting in 1908 when it was a one-room school house.
That was replaced in 1934 with the main building still in use today.
But leaving the building behind isn't inspiring much student sentimentality.
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((DUSTY WALLACE/STUDENT: IT'LL BE GREAT HAVING A NEW SCHOOL BECAUSE THE TECHNOLOGY WILL BE BETTER AND WE WON'T HAVE TO DEAL WITH WIND BLOWING THROUGH THE WINDOWS WHILE THEY'RE CLOSED ANYMORE...STUFF LIKE THAT.))
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Angel Purdue DOES have a sentimental attachment to these halls.
She went to school here, met her husband here and returned eight years later to teach special education.
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((ANGEL PURDUE/TEACHER: THAT BIG NEW SCHOOL SEEMS KIND OF COLD RIGHT NOW. BUT IT'S THE STUDENT BODY THAT'S THE SPIRIT OF THE SCHOOL AND I THINK IT'S GOING TO BE THE SAME SPIRIT WHEN WE GET THERE.))
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Next year, there may be a few Shawsville Shawnees walking the halls of Eastern Montgomery High. Marya Jones, News-7, Montgomery County.))


[Prom-Finale]


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Staying alcohol and tobacco free on prom night paid off for one Roanoke teenager.
Arron Calloway who attends William Fleming High School won a 2-thousand Hyundai (Tib-er-an) Tiburon.
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It was all part of the 11-th annual "After Prom Grand Finale" at Valley View Mall.
Four students from 28 schools were selected to take part.
Each received a key to the vehicle and had a chance to unlock it.
The goal is to commend students who participate in events like this instead of choosing to drink.
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((BETH ANNE HYLTON: IT'S A GOOD OPPORTUNITY TO WIN PRIZES AND HANG OUT WITH YOUR FRIENDS GET FREE FOOD, AND HAVE A CHANCE TO WIN A CAR.))
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Two students received a mountain bike and another student received a two thousand dollar scholarship from Hyundai Motors.
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The Salem Avalanche scored 3 runs in the bottom of the ninth and hold on to beat the Wilmington Blue Rocks 9 to 6.

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A little Kid ready to rock and roll before the game today.
Salem would get on the board early Jay Jones doubles off the right field wall scoring Kevin Burford to make it 2 to nothing in the bottom of the first.
Jerome Alivso would then hit a single to left and Jones rounds the bases to score to make it 3 to nothing after one.
Wilmington comes back as Brandon Burger singles to right field Alexis Gomez scores and the Blue Rocks would take a 5 to 4 lead.
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Then Jay Jones would come through again this time he singles to left scoring Scott Seal and Salem wins it 9 to 6.
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[S-Orioles]


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The Montreal Expos completed a three game weep of Baltimore this afternoon beating the Orioles 1 to nothing.
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[SUPER=03-Montreal, Canada/HTS; :]


This little kid taking a nap during the game.
Montreal's Tony Armas and Steve Cline combined on a three hitter for the Expos.
[SUPER=35-Montreal/1/Baltimore/0/;]


The Lone run came in the 8-th when Lee Stevens hits this single to centerfield scoring Rondell White and the Expos get the 1 to nothing win over the Orioles.
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[S-MLB]


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Clay Bellinger's pinch hitt home run in the seventh gave the New York Yankees a 7 to 6 win over Atlanta.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/WYNW; :]


John Rocker after a meeting with the Sports Illustrated writer that got him in trouble.
New York was leading 6 to 5 in the sixth. Then Reggie Sanders takes this Andy Pettite pitch deep over the right field wall for a solo homer to tie the game at 6 to 6 .
[SUPER=35-New York/7/Atlanta/6/;]


Then in the seventh Bellinger hits this Terry Mulholland pitch a ton it ends up over the left field wall for a homer the Yankees win 7 to 6.
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[S-Scores]


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[VO NAT]
[SUPER=03-Oakland, CA/FOX SPORTS; :]


In Oakland, The A's signing autographs on Kids day.
Dusty Baker held a closed door meeting with his team and the Giants responed with six, five and four run innings including Barry Bond's 23-home run of the season as the Giants rout the A's 18 to 2.
And here are the rest of the scores.
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[S-NBA]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-65 (56:58)]
[GRAPHIC=NBA LOGO]


The Los Angeles Lakers are head to the N-B-A championship winning the Western Conference final tonight over Portland 89 to 84.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA/NBC SPORTS; :]


Rasheed Wallace had a big third for the Blazers.
Wallace gets it on the inside and throws it down for the jam and Portland took a 63 to 53 lead.
But the Trailblazers got cold from the field and L.A. took a two point lead when Shaq hits the baby hook.
[SUPER=32-Los Angeles/89/Portland/84/;]


Kobe hit a jay to make it a 4 point lead then he throws up the alley oop to Shaq who jams it home and the Knicks win it 89 to 84.
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[S-Race]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-66 (36:27)]
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Tony Stewart dominated the Monster Mile at Dover Downs leading 242 of 400 laps and winning the MBNA Platinum 400.


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[VO-NAT]
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The 400 lap race got off to a smooth start. Jeremy Mayfield had a strong car and he would lead the race after 55 laps.
But the dominate car belonged to Tony Stewart driving for Joe Gibbs racing. He was pulling away from the field and would lead the race after the first 200 laps.
Mark Martin was running a strong ninth but his car blew an engine and he had to take it to the garage on lap 264.


Then later in the race Rusty Wallace would take a ride as his car spins on the track bringing out the caution.
Dale Earnhardt would take his turn and he was leading the race with 85 laps to go.
Then fuel milage came into play but on lap 382 Jeff Gordon hits the wall bringing out the caution and all the leaders headed for the pits.
After a caution with 8 laps to go, Stewart took off like a bullet and he wins the MBNA Platinum 400, for his fourth career victory.
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((TONY STEWART/MBNA PLATINUM 400 WINNER: IT WAS UNBELIEVABLE TODAY WS REALLY SCARED OF THESE LAST COUPLE OF RESTARTS NOT KNOWING WHETHER WE HAD ENOUGH FUEL. JUST WONDER IF WE COULD HOLD MATT OFF. MATT WAS REAL STRONG ON RESTARTS WE JUST HOPING WE COULD HOLD HIM OFF.))
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Matt Kenseth was second, Bobby Labonte third, Dale Jarrett fourth and Ricky Rudd fifth.






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Tom Scherrer joined an elite group of golfers today becoming the ninth man to win his first event at the Kemper Open.
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A scenic of the golf course just outside of Washington D.C.
Scherrer came from three shots off the pace shooting a 4 under par 64. That put him at 13 under par for a two shot win over a group of five tied for second place.
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((TOM SCHERRER/KEMPER OPEN WINNER: I HAD A DECENT START LAST WEEK IN THE MEMORIAL KIND OF STRUGGLED OVER THE WEEKEND. I SAW DAVID LEDBETTER AND HE HELPED ME OUT A LITTLE BIT LAST WEEK AND I GOT A NICE MESSAGE FROM HIS THIS MORNING A LITTLE TIP SO THANKS DAVID.))
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The Senior tour was in Nashville today for the BellSouth Classic.
Hale Irwin shot a 7 under par 65 today to win the event. He finished at 18 under par one shot in front of Gil Morgan.
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Next weekend 11 different state Champions will be crowned in Group Two A and Group A spring sports.
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For the third year in a row Salem is hosting Spring Jubilee.
The championship weekend is a team effort which impresses the Virginia High School League.
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All of the activities will be held in the Roanoke Valley with the exception of some tennis that will be played at both Virginia Tech and Radford University.



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