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Coming up on News 7 ..
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A woman survives a 40-foot fall from a cliff at the Cascades ..
A botched jewelry heist in California turns into a hostage situation .. We'll tell you how it ended.
And a solution to one city's prairie dog problem has some animal rights activists up in arms.
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News 7 is next.
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A woman climbing Cascade Falls in Giles County plunges more than 40 feet into the water below.
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Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.


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It took rescue crews more than three hours to reach the woman - who was hiking the Cascade trail with some friends when she fell.
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Officials say the 20- year old woman from Chesapeake went off the trail around four this afternoon and climbed onto rocks underneath the 66 foot waterfall.
That's when she apparently fell 40 feet, hitting several rocks on the way down, and landing in the water.
Giles County rescue and sheriff's deputies used A-T-V's to reach the woman.
She was taken to Montgomery Regional Hospital with cuts and some broken bones.
Her name and condition have not been released.
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The last of six hostages held captive in a Los Angeles jewelry store were freed today.
They were held at gunpoint for 17- hours following a botched robbery.
Lee Cowan has more.
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(( TWO WELL-DRESSED GUNMEN -- ALONG WITH THREE OF THEIR REMAINING HOSTAGES -- ALL WALKED SLOWLY OUT OF THIS JEWELRY STORE JUST SOUTH OF LOS ANGELES SUNDAY ... WITH THEIR HANDS RAISED. IT WAS A PEACEFUL END TO A NEARLY 17 HOUR STANDOFF.

((SOT: BILL McSWEENEY/LOS ANGELES CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.))

"There was no violence. The two suspects are in custody"
OFFICIALS SAY THE ORDEAL BEGAN SATURDAY AFTERNOON ... WHEN TWO MEN IN BUSINESS SUITS CLAIMING TO BE DETECTIVES ... TRIED TO ROB MORGAN'S JEWELERS AT THIS STRIP MALL IN ROLLING HILLS ESTATES.
BUT THEIR PLAN WAS SOON FOILED WHEN AN EMPLOYEE TRIPPED A SILENT ALARM -- QUICKLY ALERTING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS TO THE SCENE.

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"The suspects were just exiting. They saw the arrival of police and retreated back inside."
WITH NOWHERE TO GO, THE GUNMEN THEN HELD THE SIX PEOPLE INSIDE HOSTAGE.
AUTHORITIES WERE KEPT AT BAY THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT AS THEY TRIED TO NEGOTIATE WITH THE ALLEGED JEWEL THIEVES. BY MORNING, THREE OF THE CAPTIVES WERE RELEASED.
A SWAT TEAM MOVED IN AFTER THE PAIR FINALLY SURRENDERED AROUND 11 A-M SUNDAY. THE SIX HOSTAGES ARE SAID TO BE GOOD CONDITION.
LEE COWAN, CBS NEWS. ))

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Virginia Explore Park officials are concerned about the lack of black employees at the facility.
They say now, more than ever, they need black interpreters to help with the park's new African American exhibit.
Joy Sutton has more.
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The story of the bateau men is one deeply rooted in black history.
Both free blacks and slaves transported goods on Virginia's rivers, playing a crucial role in the states economy.
And that's why Virginia Explore Park officials say the wanted to have this exhibit at the park.
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((ROGER ELLMORE/EXECUTIVE DIR. EXPLORE PARK: ONE OF THINGS THAT WE WERE LOOKING AT AT EXPLORE PARK IS TO EXPAND THE THINGS THAT WE OFFER. ONE OF THE REAL HOLES THAT WE HAD IN OUR EXPERIENCE WAS THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE. SO THE BATEAU EXHIBIT WAS OUR ATTEMPT TO INTRODUCE AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY INTO EXPLORE PARK))
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But Park officials say there's still something missing -- black interpreters to convery the story to visitors.
Doctor Reginald Shareef, the consultant for the exhibit says, it's disappointing.
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((DR. REGINALD SHAREEF/EXHIBIT CONSULTANT: YOU LOSE A LOT OF AUTHENTICITY WHEN YOU DON'T HAVE AFRICAN AMERICAN PEOPLE HERE NOT ONLY TELLING THE STORY BUT SHAPING THE STORY)) [RUNS09]
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((JOY SUTTON REPORTING: THE BATEAU EXHIBIT ISN'T THE ONLY AREA WHERE THERE IS A LACK OF BLACK INTERPRETERS, IN FACT THERE AREN'T ANY BLACKS WORKING IN ANY CAPACITY AT VIRGINIA EXPLORE PARK AND SOME SAY THAT'S REASON FOR CONCERN. )) [RUNS11]
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((ROGER ELLMORE/EXECUTIVE DIR. VIRGINIA EXPLORE PARK:WE HAVE ABOUT 25 PERCENT OF THE SCHOOL POPULATION IS AFRICAN AMERICAN AND IT'S DIFFICULT SOMETIMES FOR THEM TO RELATE TO THE EXPERIENCE IF THEY DON'T SEE AFRICAN AMERICANS ON SITE. THAT'S WHY WE THINK IT'S SO IMPORTANT THAT WE HAVE AFRICAN AMERICANS HER AND SO WHEN WE DON'T HAVE THAT IT REALLY SORT OF PUT HOLE IN OUR PROGRAMMING)) [RUNS16]
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The Park says it hopes to soon have black interpreters telling these stories -- but for now can only continue its search for those employees, who will make the historic scene complete.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke.))

















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Some Giles County residents may have questionable water flowing from their tap.
About 100 customers of Edgewood Water company are being asked to boil their water before they drink it.
The company gets its water from a 60-year-old well in northern Giles County.
The owner says samples sent to the state Health Department have tested positive for fecal matter.
The owner says he's since increased the use of chlorine to purify the water.
The Health Department says surface water is to blame.

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Many tobacco growers are concerned about the decision a Miami jury reached Friday concerning the tobacco industry.


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The jury ordered Big Tobacco to pay 145- BILLION dollars to sick Florida smokers.
The jury ruled tobacco companies deceived and harmed smokers- and Friday they ruled the industry must pay.
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In Southside, Virginia--- tobacco is the area's number one cash crop and the decision has struck fear in many farm

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((LARRY MCPETERS/VA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION: ANYTHING THAT YOU ADD TO THE PLATE IT KIND OF RUNS IT OVER, IT'S OVERBEARING, SO OUR FARMERS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT FLORIDA OR ANYWHERE ELSE THAT TOBACCO IS THERE'S AN ATTACK ON THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY, BE IT THE FARMERS, OR THE MAIN COMPANY.))
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It could be years before anyone sees any money from the ruling.
Tobacco companies plan appeals that could take decades.
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Some Virginia winemakers think the Commonwealth should have a state wine.
Wine has been made in Virginia since Jamestown, but only recently has begun to turn a significant profit.
Some winemakers say having a state wine would help pour money into Virginia through sales, employment and tourism.


The number of Virginia wineries increased tenfold between 1979 and 1999.[Car-Winner]


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Going on-line paid off for one Roanoke man -- who clicked his way to a brand new car.
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Wayne Sanburn won this 2-thousand Toyota Camry.
He says all he did was respond to a national e-mail contest from auto-by-tel-dot-com urging him try his on-sceen key to see if it matched the key on the web site.
And with the click of a button, Sanburn was winner.
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((WAYNE SANBURN: I DON'T GO OUT LOOKING FOR THESE THING TOO MUCH. LIKE I SAID THIS WAS AN E-MAIL THAT JUST SHOWED UP ONE DAY. I CAN ONLY SAY IT HAD TO BE A GIFT FROM GOD BECAUSE I DIDN'T DO ANYTHING OTHER THAN GO TO THE WEB PAGE))
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Sanburn got to choose his vehicle-- with a few restrictions.
The car had to be offered by auto-by-tel and had to cost less than 30-thousand dollars.
Sanburn picked up his car at the Shelor Toyota dealership in Christiansburg yesterday.
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Still to come on News 7 ..
We'll tell you how the Kennedys are remembering the plane crash that killed J-F-K, Jr. one year ago today..
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.. And prairie dogs are a problem for some Colorado residents - so they're calling in the help of a machine they call the "Rodent Vacuum."
We'll tell you why some think the pest-busters are a getting a little too "carried away".
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Today marked the first anniversary of the plane crash that killed John Kennedy Junior, his wife and her sister.

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Family and friends say they'll mourn privately and aren't planning public memorials.
But the Kennedys are heavily featured on television, radio and in magazines and newspapers.
J-F-K Junior graces at least a half-dozen magazine and tabloid covers, and books have hit store shelves to coincide with the anniversary.
The National Transportation Safety Board says pilot error was the cause of the accident off Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.
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A pilot escaped serious injury when his plane crashed short of a runway in Massachusetts.
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The plane was en route to the Lawrence Municipal Airport when it crashed into the Merrimac River.
The pilot was the only person in the plane and was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
So far, no word on what caused the plane to go down.
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Two new bus routes will be added in Roanoke County thanks to the efforts of Radar.
Radar, which is a transportation service, will act as a feeder service for Valley Metro.
Starting Tuesday, Radar will start the first of two new routes.
The orange line will provide service between Tanglewood mall and Lewis Gale hospital down the 4-19 corridor.
And the yellow line, starting July 25th, will extend service from Spartan Square in Salem to the Valley Tech Industrial Park.

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Some Colorado residents think they have a solution to the state's prairie dog overpopulation.
It's called a rodent vacuum.
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The machine sucks up the critters.
They're later released in areas where they become prey to black-footed ferrets.
The technique has some animal-rights activists steamed.
But the company responsible for removing the prairie dogs from clients homes claims 95-percent of the rodents survive the experience.
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Officials say not all of the prairie dogs in this neighborhood will be removed with the vacuum.
Some districts plan to bring in raptors to control the remaining population.
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A retired police officer is painting a picture of success in downtown Roanoke... We'll have the story in this week's Virginia Profile.
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And be the guest of honor at a wedding that's truly gone to the dogs.
We'll be right back!
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For years... Ron Virt's career revolved around catching the bad guy.
Today-- he's focusing on creating beautiful works of art which are featured in a special exhibit in Roanoke's History Museum of Western Virginia.
Tina Tenret introduces us to the artist in this week's Virginia Profile.
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(( Ron Virts has snagged his own idea of a corner office -- a window seat in the Heironomus building downtown.
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((RON VIRTS/ARTIST: I CONSTANTLY HAVE PEOPLE TAPPING ... READ THEIR LIPS YOU KNOW.))
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But from his coffee shop table, Ron Virts chases more than street scenes. He captures confederate gunboats.
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((VIRTS: I HAVE SO MANY PEOPLE LOOK AT MY PAINTINGS TODAY AND SAY IS THAT THE MONITOR OR THE MERRIMAC? THEY HAVE NO IDEA THE CONFEDERATES LAID DOWN 50 GUNBOATS AND 21 OF THEM SAW ACTION. BUTT BUTT BUTT THIS PARTICULAR SHIP HERE AND THE THIRD OF THE PRINTS, THE CSS ALABAMA, AS YOU CAN SEE, IS A TALL SHIP AND HAD THE PRIVILEGE OF SINKING MORE UNION SUPPLIES THAN ANY OTHER SHIP IN HISTORY.))
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Virts started out thinking he would paint all 21 battleships in a year. Six years later, he's only halfway done.
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((VIRTS: LOOKS LIKE TO ME THEY PUT EM THERE LIKE THEY DIDN'T WANT ME TO GET TO EM.))
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Virts also restores other people's art. The former cop taught himself to paint when his health went bad. Now he charges 700-dollars for a framed painting. This month they're showcased in the History Museum of Western Virginia.
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((CENTER IN THE SQUARE IS ONE OF THE NICEST PLACES IN VIRGINIA THIS SIDE OF RICHMOND. AND IT'S SUCH AN HONOR TO HAVE MY PAINTINGS THERE. BUTT BUTT BUTT THE PAINTINGS THAT ARE THERE HAD ALREADY BEEN SOLD SO I HAVE TO GO ALL OVER THREE STATES TO GET EM BACK TO DO THE SHOW.))
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Someday Ron Virts hopes to teach children to paint -- but first, he wants to gain ground on a few more of those gunboats.
Tina Tenret News7.))





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It was a marriage made in dog heaven. The bride wore a fur coat - and so did the groom.
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That's because the happy couple is a pair of German Shepherds.
Owner Pat Higgins says Lakata and Zac met and fell in puppy love earlier this year .. so she arranged for them to walk down the aisle.
The pair even arrived to the ceremony in style - in their own stretch limo.
The newlyweds are spending their honeymoon at Niagra Falls.
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Temperatures this July are running about four degrees cooler than average, according to the National Weather Service.
And while cooler summer temperatures are good news for homeowners .. they're bad news for people who rely on the summer-heat for their livelihood.
Some Virginia power companies say air conditioner usage and power consumption is down .. .. and so are the number of house calls utility repairmen have to make.
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B.J. Surhoff and Delino DeShields each homered to lead Baltimore to a 9 to 5 win over Florida.
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Rain delayed the game for over an hour.
Baltimore fell behind until the third. DeShields thten sends this pitch over the right field wall for a three run homer and the Orioles jumped out to the 3 to 2 lead.
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Then in the bottom of the sixth, Surhoff connects for this solo homer to dead centerfield Baltimore added two more runs in the inning and the Orioles win it 9 to 5.
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Andruw Jones homered twice today as Atlanta beat Tampa Bay 6 to 4.
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Kevin Milwood on the mound for the Braves.
Jones would give the Braves the lead in the third when he belted this two run homer over the left centerfield wall to make the score 2 to nothing Braves.
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Jones would continue to lead the Brave offense. In the fifth he gets all of this pitch sending it over the left field wall for another two run homer Atlanta led 4 to nothing and the Braves win it 6 to 4.
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A wild won in the Bronx this afternoon.
New York's Dave Justice hits this shot to the wall in left field scoring Paul O'Neill leading the Yankees over the Phillies 9 to 8 in 10.
And here are the rest of the scores.
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Ron Hornaday won the Econolodge 200 at Nazareth, Pennsylvania today for his first win on the Busch circuit.
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Hornaday was strong all day long and he was the leader with 38 laps to go. Points leader Jeff Green was running second but on a caution with 30 laps to go Green went to the pits for fresh tires.

Hornaday stayed on the track and he would hold off the field for his first win in the Busch series.
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((RON HORNADAY/ECONOLODGE 200 WINNER: NEVER THOUGHT THE BUSCH SERIES WAS EASY I DROVE A COUPLE OF CARS LAST YEAR DALE AND TERESA GAVE ME THE OPPORTUNITY TO DRIVE SOME. THIS HAS BEEN THE TOUGHEST STRONGEST YEAR I TELL YOU WHAT GOODYEAR CAME OUT WITH A DIFFERENT TIRE AND WE'RE FINALLY LEARNING IT. TOOK THIS LONG BUT I TELL YOU WHAT THESE GUYS NEVER SAY DIE.))
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Elton Sawyer was second followed by Jason Keller, Jeff Green and Kyle Petty finished fifth.



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Raymond Floyd came from behind to win the Senior Players Championship. He started the day six shots back but fired a 6 under par 66 and won the event when Dana Quigley bogeyed 18.
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[SUPER=03-Milwaukee, WI/ABC SPORTS; :]


Loren Roberts won his second Greater Milwaukee open in record setting fashion.
Roberts closed with a 5 under par 66 giving him a total of 260 for the lowest overall score and the biggest margin of victory ever recorded in an event. He finished at 24 under par.
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((LOREN ROBERTS/MILWAUKEE OPEN WINNER: THE BIRDIE ON THE FIRST HOLE GOT ME OUT GOOD AND THEN TO TOP IT WITH THAT BIRDIE ON NINE RIGHT THERE FROM 35-40 FEET THAT KIND OF PUT THE DAGGER IN EM AND FROM THEN ON IT WAS JUST MANAGE MY GAME AND TRY TO GET MYSELF SOME BIRDIE PUTTS KEEP THE BALL UNDER THE HOLE AND JUST TURN THE LIGHTS OUT.))
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Annika Sorenstam won the Big Apple Classic.
She birdied two of the final four holes for a one shot win over Rosie Jones. She finished at 7 under par.
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During a stint with Virginia Amateur Sports Stu Israel was involved with the Commonwealth Games.
Now as Denise Allen reports he's gone from organizing the events to competing in them all in the name of charity and good health.
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Eight months later Stu Israel has lost more than seventy pounds, runs six days a week, and can tie his shoes easily.
Stu is the Marketing and Development Coordinator for Good Samaritan Hospice. His work was another reason he saw the need to change his life.
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His boss planted the marathon seed.
Last year, at 51, Stu competed in some shorter races in the senior games in Richmond.
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He signed up for the 26.2 mile race and committed himself to raise four thousand dollars for the Arthritis Foundation.
He'll be making the trip to the Honolulu, Hawaii, with other Southwest Virginians, participating in the foundation's Joints In Motion program.
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While the training and dieting has changed his appearance, there have been some more subtle changes that may be even more important.
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Stu is a novice runner and plans to cross the finish line of the Honolulu Marathon by both walking and running the race.
And when all is said and done he'll have helped others by helping himself.
Denise Allen news 7 sports.))




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Subtle moves can make all the difference in a game no matter what sport you're playing.
In this particular game all the moves are subtle, but each move often speaks volumns.
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Chess has been a staple of the Commonwealth Games for about eight years.
The scholastic competition was yesterday, but many of those school children showed up today to give the adults some stiff competition.
Chess is a growing passtime among the young.
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This is a United States Chess Federation rated tournament, so a win in the Commonwealth Games could help improve a player's national ranking.
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