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Coming up- An earthquake rocks Japan .. leaving at least 30 injured and 2 dead.
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AND .. Flying out of Roanoke may get a little more difficult. Comair prepares for a possible strike by its pilot union.
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[2-shot toss to Hello]

[Japan-Quake]


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At least two people have died this morning after an earthquake in Japan.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hiroshima, Japan;]


So far at least 30 injuries are reported from the quake which struck about 400 miles southwest of Tokyo.
The magnitude six-point-four quake was centered 38 miles underground.
The shaking reportedly lasted 30 seconds and shattered windows, halted train service and caused buildings to sway.
It was felt as far away as South Korea.
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[Boeing]


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A major aircraft producer is on the move.
Boeing announced yesterday its moving its work on the 757 fuselage from Renton to Wichita, Kansas.
Wichita is where the 737 is made.
500 employees will be affected. The company says they will NOT lose their jobs.
The good news is the employees won't lose their jobs, they will instead be offered other positions within the company.
The move is expected to take up to three years and is an effort to improve the company's competitiveness and efficiency.

[6-Comair]


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If you've booked a flight on Comair, you'll need to check on your reservation. Comair canceled 50 to 60 flights yesterday bracing for a possible strike by its pilots union.
So far, flights to and from Roanoke are still running as scheduled.
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Negotiators got together yesterday in Washington with a Federal Mediator.
If no agreement is reached by early Monday morning, and the union calls for a work stoppage, the airline will cancel all of its flights.
Comair is urging its customers to call ahead to check reservations.
That number is 1-800-354-9822.
The airline is also asking customers to leave detailed contact information if asked for it.
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[6-Moonshine-plea]


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A federal moonshine suspect pled guilty in Operation "Lightning Strike."
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Willie Mitchell Hale admits he was hauling untaxed whiskey from Ferrum to Philadelphia over most of the last decade or more.
The 53 year old moonshiner told the Grand Jury he'd never been to Philly. In addition to hauling moonshine across state lines, Willie Hale admitted to money laundering and perjury.
He remains free on bond.
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Several of the 21 men and women indicted last Summer have already pled guilty. Others are scheduled for trial next month.

[Rockbridge-Exhibit]


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African-American history is alive and well in Southwestern Virginia. But some say there are gaps in the coverage. In this week's Time Off, Shannon Young takes us to the Rockbridge Historical Society to view an exhibit that helps fill in the holes.
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[IN Q=They were some of the first...]
[SUPER=03-Lexington; :00]
[SUPER=01-Alex Wood/Exhibit Contributor; :09]
[SUPER=01-David Coffee/History Professor; :36]
[SUPER=01-Freddye Wood/Rockbridge Historical Society; 1:03]
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((They were some of the first to populate the south.
But some say the contributions of African Americans have often been largely overlooked up until, and even after, the Civil War.
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[IN Q=Many books have been written...]

((Many books have been written. On occasion they'll give you a paragraph. But we like to think we're more than a paragraph.)) [RUNS:09]
[OUT Q=more than a paragraph.]

That's why people like Alex Wood came together to paint a picture of African-American history in Southwestern Virginia.
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[IN Q=My grandfather...]

((My grandfather was born in this area right here.)) [RUNS:04]
[OUT Q=this area right here.]

Through photographs, newspaper clippings and artifacts they tell a tale that spans some 200-years in Rockbridge County.
[SOT 11:15-11:25]
[IN Q=A story of struggle...]

((A story of struggle and success in spite of the obstacles that were obviously there that made it difficult to succeed.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=difficult to succeed.]

History buffs say the Lexington of the past was much different from that of today. They describe the African American community in the early 1900's as having been "thriving" with members engaged in a wide variety of activities ranging from church functions to commercial endeavours.
[SOT 02:15-02:30]
[IN Q=Years ago North Main Street was predominately...]

((Years ago North Main Street was predominately African American businesses. It's no longer like that but we were able to find pictures that showed the businesses.)) [RUNS:15]
[OUT Q=pictures that showed the businesses.]

Local families sifted through memorabilia to help create the exhibit. Now the display is inspiring others to learn more about their family history.
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[IN Q=People come to the exhibit...]

((People come to the exhibit and say, "Hey, wait a minute. I've got photos of my great-grandfather in the attic" and drag them out. Haven't looked at 'em for years.)) [RUNS:09]
[OUT Q=looked at 'em for years.]

Some even donate their finds to the Historical Society, making for an exhibit that grows and changes over time. Shannon Young, News 7, Lexington.))
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[TAKE FS WEB ADDRESS] The exhibit will run through the end of the year. For more information you can log onto our website and wdbj7-dot-com and click on the Time Off suitcase.
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[S-NCAA]


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In the NC-Double-A Tournament, Illinois eliminated fourth seed Kansas 80-to-64.
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And there wasn't much the Jayhawke could do about it.
The Illini hit the boards early. Brian Cook is there to pick up the miss and keep Illinois ahead early.
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On the other end, Roy Williams forces the Kansas turnover and then cruises to the other end to score the points. He had 30 to push the Illini to the 80-64 win over Kansas.
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On Sunday, defending national champion and top seed Michigan State goes up against Temple for the South Regional crown. That same day, Arizona takes on number-one seed Illinois for the Midwest region's entry into the Final Four.

[S-Shaw]


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The Roanoke Steam has to go to battle before the arena two team opens its season on April 7th.
Yesterday the team was hit with a civil law suit filed on behalf of former coach Pete Shaw. Shaw and his attorney Charles Dorsey filed the suit in Roanoke City Circuit Court seeking a settlement of just under $40 thousand dollars.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Season; :00]

Back in August of last year, Shaw's head coaching tag was removed and he was named the team's Vice President of football. Then on January 29th of this year, Shaw was asked to step down from that role, as well. Shaw contends a breach of contract caused him to lose nine months worth of his $43 thousand dollar a year salary. The Steam and principle owner Dick Yancey were named as defendant's in the suit.
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[S-softball]


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The 2001 East Coast College Fastpitch classic is going on at the Moyer Sports Complex in Salem this weekend.
Yesterday the Roanoke College Maroons edged Methodist.
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The Maroons Sonya Hylton steps up to the plate and sends a high fly ball to center field. Crystal Hileman rounds third base scoring late in the game for Roanoke.
Then in the bottom of the eighth inning watch Roanoke ace pitcher Amy Layman show her stuff at the plate,
[SUPER=34-Roanoke/5/Methodist/4;]

connecting on this hit down the third base line. Sonya Hylton is going to score and we are tied at 4 all.
A few batters later Holly Morris brings in Layman with this base hit and Roanoke goes on to win 5 to 4.
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Action continues all day Saturday with the championship game hitting the diamond at 4:30.[Sports-Plays]


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The Roanoke Express beat Wheeling last night three to zero.
Tonight the Express starts a weekend road trip in Toledo.
Roanoke has had success against the Storm this season. The last time the two teams met, the Express won easily.
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Roanoke travels to Peoria Sunday.



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Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning .... A high magnitude earthquake in Japan could be felt as far off as South Korea -- dozens are reported injured.
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And .. A business owner in Pittsylvania County fights to stop Sunday Prohibition.
We will have more on those stories coming up in just a few minutes.
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[2-Japan-Quake]


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This morning's earthquake in southwest Japan shook buildings in far off South Korea.
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So far, two people have died and at least 30 are injured from the quake which struck about 400 miles southwest of Tokyo.
The magnitude six-point-four quake was centered 38 miles underground.
The shaking reportedly lasted 30 seconds and shattered windows, halted train service and caused buildings to sway.
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In Russia, several bomb blasts have killed more than a dozen people.
The bombs exploded simultaneously in two cities in southern Russia, just north of Chechnya.
More than 80 people have been wounded.
One blast occurred near the entrance to a market -- the other occurred at a police station.
And two servicemen with the Russian Interior Ministry died in a third blast. They were checking a car along along a highway when it exploded.


[5-Morgan-Griffith]


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Salem Delegate Morgan Griffith is questioning how members of the State Senate are handling their end of the "car tax cut" debate.
And he's asking Attorney General Mark Earley to issue an opinion.
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Griffith is raising questions about Virginians for Fiscal Responsibility. That's a group of senators of both parties established to defend their position on the budget. He says it should comply with financial disclosure laws.
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[SOT 11:34]
[IN Q=If this is allowed to continue]

((DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH/R- SALEM: IF THIS IS ALLOWED TO CONTINUE, THAT'S WHAT YOU'RE GOING TO SEE THIS FALL. YOU'RE GOING TO SEE A LOT OF EDUCATIONAL COMMITTEES SET UP AND IT'S GOING TO THWART WHAT WE'VE ALWAYS HAD IN VIRGINIA... GOOD GOVERNMENT DISCLOSING ALL THE MONEY COMING IN TO POLITICAL CAMPAIGN SITUATIONS.))
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[OUT Q=coming in to political situations.]
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Members of the Virginia Senate say they consulted attorneys before setting up the group, and believe it complies with state law.
Roanoke Senator John Edwards says Griffith's criticism is ironic, after Governor Gilmore flew around the state at taxpayers' expense to tell Virginians the budget crisis was over.

[6-History-SOLs]


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The State Board of Education has adopted a rewrite of the history and social science Standards of Learning.
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Despite emotional testimony on both sides of the issue, the standards make NO mention of the Turks' massacre of the Armenians during World War One.
High school students will still be tested on the issue.
Board members say they can't include every human atrocity in the S-O-Ls.
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[6-Sunday-Liquor]


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A movement to end Sunday prohibition of beer and wine sales is brewing in Pittsylvania County. A convenience store owner is circulating a petition to gain support. As Danville Bureau Chief Justin McLeod reports, county residents may ultimately decide whether the ban should stay or go.
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((((NAT SOUND OF CASH REGISTER))
Business is booming on most days here at the E-Z shop on Highway 58 just outside of Danville. But on Sundays, the owner says he loses up to two to three thousand dollars a year. The reason? Customers cannot buy beer or wine on Sundays.
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[IN Q=Traffic wise you just dont]

((MICHAEL ESTES/CONVENIENCE STORE OWNER: TRAFFIC WISE YOU JUST DONT DO AS MUCH BUSINESS AS SUNDAY. BUT FOR THE PEOPLE THAT DO COME IN IF THEY'RE GOING TO STOP SOMEWHERE THEY WANT TO TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING AT ONE TIME.))
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[OUT Q=everything at one time]


At this time, Estes is circulating a petition that calls for the end of Sunday prohibition.
He needs to collect 35-hundred signatures of registered county voters in order to put the prohibition question on the November ballot.
[SOT 5:51:07]
[IN Q=This issue came up once before]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THIS ISSUE CAME UP ONCE BEFORE BACK IN 1992. AT THAT TIME 54 PERCENT OF VOTERS DECIDED TO KEEP THE BAN. BUT OVER THAT TIME THE POPULATION HERE IN PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY HAS GROWN BY ABOUT ELEVEN PERCENT, MANY COMING FROM CITIES WHERE ALCOHOL SALES ARE ALLOWED ON SUNDAYS.))
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[OUT Q=are allowed on Sundays]


Area churches lead the fight nine years ago to keep the ban.
They promise to be back at it again this time around.
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[IN Q=Scripture teaches us]

((MICHAEL STEPHENSON/SHEVA CHURCH OF CHRIST: SCRIPTURE TEACHES US THAT SUNDAY IS TO BE A HOLY DAY, ITS SUPPOSE TO BE A SPECIAL DAY DIFFERENT FROM THE REST OF THE WEEK. THAT THAT SHOULD BE ONE DAY THATS SET APART AS A SPECIAL DAY FOR THE LORD.))
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[OUT Q=for the lord]


Supporters must get the required signatures by August to get it on the November ballot.
Thats when county voters will decide if church bells and registers can both ring on Sundays.

Justin McLeod, News 7, Pittsylvania County.))[Tease#2]



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[BOTH MICS HOT]
Still to come on News 7 Saturday Morning.......
Good news for Diabetics..you can check your glucose level without pricking your finger. More on the new test when we come back.
[ANCHOR=Leo]

and who will be the big winners.....
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of this year's Academy Awards?
Anna Wentworth makes her Oscar predictions when we return. But first if you are traveling today........
[Leo ad-lib the travel forecast -- WX PRO]
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[Leo MIC hot] [ No 2-shot toss go straight to Travel Bump] [soft music under]

[6-Diabetes]


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One Touch Ultra is making it easier and less painful for diabetics to check their blood glucose level.
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What makes this test different: It doesn't require pricking the finger, but can be used on the arm which has fewer nerves.
It also requires less blood than other tests, and the results are ready in five seconds.
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[SOT18:25]
[IN Q=The other advantage is]

((TIM BROWN: DIABETIC: YOUR FINGERS DO GET KIND OF WORN OUT WITH REPEATED TESTING. YOU CAN NOW LANCE YOUR ARM, YOU CAN LANCE YOUR BICEP AND FOREARM WHICH IS REALLY HELPFUL))
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[OUT Q=really helpful]
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And Brown says this test is less painful.
Diabetes Educators hope that it will encourage more people to test themselves regularly.
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[IN Q=Blood glucose testing is not any]

((STEPHANIE MCCAULEY/LEWIS GALE MEDICAL CENTER: BLOOD GLUCOSE TESTING IS NOT AN EASY THING TO DO OR FUN THING TO DO AND WE WANT TO MAKE SURE WHEN THEY DO GET RESULTS THEY ARE ACCURATE. AND THIS PRODUCT IS VERY ACCURATE))
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[OUT Q=very accurate]
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The test costs about 65 dollars and is available at local pharmacies.
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[Heart-Rope]


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Kids were skipping and hopping in Bedford yesterday, raising money for a good cause.
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[VO-NAT]
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More than 200 students skipped rope at the Bedford Elementary School from 3-to-five yesterday, for the American Heart Association. The students took pledges from the community. The event raised more then 10-thousand dollars
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[6-Cemetery-Station]


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An old train station has been given new life at Lynchburg's oldest burial ground.
Lynchburg Bureau Chief Steve Smallshaw explains why the cemetery was chosen as the place to reconstruct the building.
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[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
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(( A year ago, this century- old train station was rotting away in an Amherst County cornfield.. now it's about to become the latest attraction in Lynchburg's Old City Cemetery.
The station was taken apart board by board and shipped here to be reassembled near existing railroad tracks.. all under the watchful eye of John Cesafsky.
[SOT 12:34:58]

((JOHN CESAFSKY/RECONSTRUCTION EXPERT: LIKE I SAY IT'S PART OF A PUZZLE THAT KIND OF UNFOLDS AS YOU GO ALONG. YOU FIND THAT THERE'S A WHOLE STORY BEHIND ALL OF THIS TOO THAT YOU KIND OF LEARN AS YOU GO ALONG, SO IT MAKES IT MUCH MORE INTERESTING.))
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[OUT Q=much more interesting.]
[natsot 12:28:32]

((THERE WERE TWO POTBELLY STOVES EVIDENTLY.. ))
[RUNS= 03]


Jane White hopes cemetery visitors agree.
When it's finished, the station will feature a baggage room, waiting area and ticket counter.. all furnished with World War One-era memorabilia. [Standup ] ((Of course the peaceful setting of a cemetery might seem a strange place to put a train station.. especially when you consider there never was a depot here. But the railroad played a big part in the lives of many of the people who are buried here.. they built it, they rode it and they worked on it. Jane White says she needs this station to help tell their stories.))
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[OUT Q=tell their stories.]
[SOT 12:42:21]

((JANE WHITE: IT'S SORT OF A PROBLEM FOR US TO MAKE PEOPLE REALIZE THAT IT'S NOT A SAD PLACE, IT'S A PLACE FULL OF LIFE AND BEAUTY, IT'S WELCOMING, IT'S DIFFERENT FROM ANY CEMETERY.. SOME PEOPLE LIKE MEDICAL HISTORY, SOME LIKE RAILROADS, SOME LIKE TREES AND FLOWERS.. WE TRY TO OFFER A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING.))
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[OUT Q=bit of everything.]


Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

[S-Game2]


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In sports, All four number-one seeds are still alive in the N-C-A-A tournament. Today on CBS, top-seed Stanford takes on Maryland for the West Regional title and a trip to the Final Four.
This evening top-seed Duke plays Southern California in the East Regional for the same prize.
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[VO-NAT]


Last night Joe Paterno watched has the Nitnay Lions ended their title hopes.
Temple's Lynn Greer makes the move in the paint over the trees on his way to 21 points against Penn State.
[super=33-Temple/84/Penn St./72;]


Quincy Wadley helps the OWLs advance with the Long two and Temple beats Penn State 84-72.
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On Sunday, the Owls play defending national champion and top seed Michigan State for the South Regional crown.
That same day, Arizona takes on number-one seed Illinois for the Midwest region's entry into the Final Four.

[S-Shayne]


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Anoather former Friday Football Extra player of the week is on the NFL scene.
Shayne Graham, the all-Big East performer from Virginia Tech, who was cut by the Saints in the preseason last year and never picked up by any other team during the regular season, just signed a two year contract with the Seattle Seahawks.
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[IN Q="It's a 2 year...]
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[OUT Q=...NO MONEY:]
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[VO-NAT CON'T]

After hanging around Tech much of last fall, Shayne has most recently been living in Northern Virginia, working two part-time jobs, finishing up his degree via the Internet and giving kicking lessons on the weekend. Through it all, he never doubted his ability to kick in the NFL.
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[IN Q="It's defintely...]
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[OUT Q=...have faith."]
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Shayne just went through a four day mini-camp with the Seahawks. His next move is a big one - literally packing up his belongs and finding an apartment in Seattle.





[S-Tech]


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The Hokies split a Big East doubleheader with St. John's yesterday.
The Red Storm won the first seven inning game 2 to 1.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Hokies vs Red Storm; :]


Winter coats were still the attire as a cold breeze kept tempertures at English field in the low 40's.
But the Hokies warmed up in the second game of the doubleheader. In the bottom of the second with the bases loaded Jed English hits a high hopper over third base two runs cross the plate and Tech lead by a score of 3 to nothing.
[SUPER=34-Virginia Tech/19/St. John's/6/;]


Tech would score 5 runs in the first. Ryan Murphy hits a grounder to right field Jed English rounds the bases to score to make it 4 to nothing and Tech goes on to win it 19 to 6.
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[anchor=Denise]
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The Hokies host Notre Dame at noon on Sunday for another Big East doubleheader.