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Coming up on News 7-
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A terrorist attacks a church in Pakistan with a dozen grenades. Two Americans are dead.
A five alarm fire takes its toll on a San Fransico landmark. The building could collapse.
And It's the 10th St. Patty's Parade since the collapse of the Soviet Union... my how it's grown.
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[ANCHOR=Jen]


News 7 is next.

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[VO-NAT]


Two Americans dead -- at least 10 wounded in a terrorist attack at a Pakistani Church.
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[ANCHOR=Jen]
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Good evening, I'm Jennifer Miele, Teresa Hamilton has the night off.

[Pakistan-Bombing]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
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[WRITER=jmi]
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Seventy worshippers were listening to a Sunday morning sermon in Pakistan when a young man in black ran into the Protestant international church and threw a half dozen grenades.
Five people are dead.
As Teri Okita reports, the terrorist himself could be among them.
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[SUPER=03-Islamabad, Pakistan]
[SUPER=01-Wendy Chamberlane/US Ambassador]
[SUPER=01-Teri Okita/CBS News; ]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, Washington.]

(( TRACK: A bloody and brutal scene on Sunday in Pakistan's capitol of Islamabad. Police say a terrorist ran into this protestant church... filled with 70 people and started throwing granades. Among the five killed, Barbara Green, a secretary for the u-s embassy and her daughter Kristin Wormsly. Barbara's husband and son were among the injured.
(nats of tv)

Family members back in the states broke down upon hearing the news.

(SOT- No Font)

"it was international people in there so I assume they were sending a message"
TRACK: Although no group has claimed responsibility authorities believe this so called 'message' could be from Islamic militants. They have been upset over Pakistani President Musharraf's crackdown on Islamic extremism and his support of the American war in Afghanistan.

(SOT - Wendy Chamberlane/US Ambassador - font second time)

"There is a hard lesson to be learned from today's tragic events. It is that President Bush and President Musharraf and other courageous men and women around the world were absolutely right to take on the terrorists where ever they are."
TRACK: On Sunday President Bush issued a statement saying he is outraged by the attack and pledges to bring those responsible to justice.
STANDUP: All five of the dead have been identified except for one. Police believe that could be the body of the terrorist. Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington. ))

[Tech-Tuition]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
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[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-09 TC-38:18]
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Love it or hate it, Virginia Tech students will have to learn to live with it.
The University's Board of Visitors meets tomorrow to set tutition rates that will begin in the fall semester.
And as Justin McLeod discovered a tutition increase is just one of many changes coming to the Tech campus.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Nat sound of students talking at table]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :06]
[SUPER=01-Beth Schaffer/VT Student; :12]
[SUPER=01-Adeline Connolly/VT Student; :18]
[SUPER=01-Kristen Fetrow/Out of State Student; :38]
[SUPER=@justin1; :46]
[SUPER=01-Joe Hickman/VT Student; 1:14]
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((((NAT SOUND OF STUDENTS TALKING AT TABLE))
It's on the minds of many students here at Virginia Tech.....tutition is going up, but by how much won't be known until Monday.
[SOT 19:09:25; 19:07:28]
[IN Q=It really sucks]

((BETH SCHAFFER/TECH STUDENT: IT REALLY SUCKS BECAUSE I HAVE TO START TAKING LOANS AS OF NEXT YEAR AND I HAVE TO PAY THEM ALL BACK MYSELF, SO HOW AM I SUPPOSE TO DO THAT?)) ((ADELINE CONNOLLY/TECH STUDENT: I THINK IT'S A LITTLE RIDICULOUS CAUSE FROM THE PAPER WE ARE HAVING THE HIGHEST TUTITION INCREASE OF ALL THE VIRGINIA SCHOOLS.))
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An increase that could range anywhere between six to nine percent.
For in state students the hike may mean a little more than two hundred dollars.
But for out of state students, the tutition increase could add to more than a thousand dollars.
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[IN Q=I have two brothers]

((KRISTEN FETROW/OUT OF STATE STUDENT: I HAVE TWO BROTHERS SO THEY'LL BE GOING THROUGH COLLEGE TOO SO IT'S GOING TO BE A LITTLE BIT OF STRAIN, BUT I GUESS WE'LL BE ALRIGHT.))
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[OUT Q=we'll be alright]
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[IN Q=College administrators]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: COLLEGE ADMINISTRATORS REALIZE ANY TUTITION INCREASE CAN BE A HARDSHIP FOR STUDENTS. THAT'S WHY EVEN AS THE COST OF EDUCATION GOES UP SO WILL THE AMOUNT OF FINANCIAL AID. THE STATE HAS ALLOCATED AN EXTRA 500-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN FUNDS FOR FINANCIAL AID NEXT YEAR.))
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((NAT SOUND OF STUDENTS TALKING))
But the state also wants Tech to cut 26-million dollars from its budget.
The tutition increase would generate just a little over nine million dollars.
So Tech must make other cuts, and that could mean cuts in staff, programs, and course offerings.
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[IN Q=I heard every]

((JOE HICKMAN/STUDENT: I HEARD EVERY DEPARTMENT HAS TO CUT BACK BETWEEN FIVE AND TEN PERCENT OR SOMETHING AND THAT'S A LOT TO CUT OUT OF A PROGRAM. IT'S GOING TO AFFECT EVERYONE ON CAMPUS WHETHER YOUR IN STATE OR OUT OF STATE.))
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[OUT Q=or out of state]


University officials say no matter how difficult or unpopular a tutition increase is this year, students should prepare for the likelyhood of another one next year. Justin McLeod, News 7, Blacksburg.))

[Volleyball-Tournament]


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The luck of the Irish netted itself in Roanoke this weekend.
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Roanoke played host to the third annual Shamrock Festival Volleyball tournament.
More than a hundred teams of girls from all over the area and country competed in this year's tournament.
Matches took place on Saturday and Sunday at several high schools throughout the Roanoke Valley.
The three top teams took home medals in gold, silver, and bronze.
This event is the second largest nationally sanctioned volleyball tournament held in Virginia.
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[ANCHOR=Jennifer]
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A team made up of Roanoke Valley students placed third out of 48 teams in the sixteen year old age group.

[Cotillion]


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There were plenty of please and thank yous in Roanoke today.
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The local National League of Junior Cotillions held its annual grand ball finale at the Hotel Roanoke.
Students from sixth to eighth grade showed off all the customs and courtesies they learned during monthly meetings this year.
Those lesssons included proper seating, managing a receiving line, and the proper way of inviting a partner to dance.

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[SOT 4:41:27]
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((VICKIE THOMASSON/AREA LEAGUE OF JUNIOR COTILLIONS: IT'S IMPORTANT FOR THE CHILDREN TO LEARN GOOD MANNERS, TO LEARN ETIQUETTE WHEN THEY'RE OUT IN PUBLIC, JUST TO MAKE THEM MORE COMFORTABLE, PARTICULARLY WHEN THEY'RE OLDER IN JOB INTERVIEWS HOPEFULLY THE THINGS WE'VE TAUGHT THEM WILL GO WITH THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Vickie Thomasson/Area League of Junior Cotillions]
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[OUT Q=go with them]
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[VO-NAT]


Nearly a 150 students from all over the Roanoke Valley took part in today's event.
The ball included dances such as the fox-trot, beach shag, and the cha-cha.
Parents were on hand to see everything the kids have learned.
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[ANCHOR=Jen]
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Still ahead on News 7 at 11, Sterling Marlin takes the checkered flag after starting in the back of the pack. Steve Mason will have highlights and more...
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and a piece of San Francisco history goes up in flames. We'll have that and more coming up. Stay with us.
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[SF-FIre]


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A historic landmark at San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf lies in ruins tonight.
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The Cannery Building caught fire in the middle of the night Saturday sending huge flames and smoke into the sky.

The blaze raged on for hours while hundreds of firefighters tried to contain it.
Even a fireboat was called in to pump water from the San Francisco bay.
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[IN Q=The fire went]

((PETE HOWES/SAN FRANCISCO FIRE DEPT.: THE FIRE WENT TO A 5TH ALARM FIRE, BRINGING A 175 FIRE FIGHTERS TO THE SCENE, THE BUILDING WAS UNDER RENOVATION, SO IT WAS UNOCCUPIED, AND THERE HAD BEEN NO INJURIES AT THIS FIRE SO FAR.))
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The top floor and roof were destroyed. There's concern the four-story building may collapse.
No one has been hurt but buildings around The Cannery have some fire damage.
Businesses on the wharf were closed at the time of the fire.
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[Bank-Computer]


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A computer glitch at Bank of America in California caused millions of dollars in direct deposits to disappear overnight.
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The bank says the glitch came from a company called automated clearing house -- an organization that handles direct deposits for the bank.
It caused money that was deposited Friday to be deleted from the accounts by Saturday morning.
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[IN Q=I think it's]

((SANSEVERINO: I THINK IT'S HORRIBLE. WE PAY WAY TOO MUCH IN FEES ALREADY. THEY SHOULD BE A LITTLE BIT MORE PROACTIVE ABOUT THEIR NETWORK AND MONITOR IT A LITTLE BIT MORE, SO WE DON'T HAVE THESE PROBLEMS IN THE FUTURE.))
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[OUT Q=in the future.]
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The bank says it's identified the problem and will be re-crediting deposits and debits AND reversing any fees having to do with the issue.
It's not known how many customers in California and other states were affected by the glitch.


[Feedback]


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A plan to tax truckers and widen Interstate 81 is one of the topics in our viewer mail this week.
Here's assignment editor Joe McKean, with Feedback.
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(( The Virginia General Assembly has endorsed a plan to add separate toll lanes for trucks along the entire length of Interstate 81. A viewer in Botetourt County (Griffin Overstreet/Fincastle) believes the proposal is unfair to his industry.
"Maybe some private vehicles should pay some tolls. Truckers bring us our food, clothes, cars and on and on, even our bed we sleep in, yet politicians seem to want to penalize them when they are just doing their jobs."
And we continue to hear from people about the Hallis Jamison case.
Another viewer from Botetourt (Jim Bullington/Troutville) wrote:
"We are supposed to be a nation of laws. Many times people are aggravated and threatened much worse than was the case here, and deadly force is not tolerated. This is the second life this man has taken and it is unacceptable that he be back in society again with a loaded rifle. Our laws are structured, supposedly, to protect you and me from him. Also, one has to wonder if the public reaction would be any different if the shooter had not been of the same ethnic group. That is not intended to be a racist statement, just a reflection of the times we live in."
If you'd like to reflect on these times, drop us a line by mail...fax...or email.
Joe McKean, News-7. ))


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[ANCHOR=Jen]
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Still to come, a couple of upsets make for yet another wild day in the men's N-C-double-A tournament. Steve Mason is in the house tonight with highlights.
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but just ahead, these furry felines are the toast of the Star City, and it seems like they have it all, except for names. We'll have that story up next.
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[WEB-ADDRESS]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]

[Snow-Leopards]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
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About a year ago the Mill Mountain Zoo was given the unique opportunity to welcome two new snow leopards into the world.
The cubs have matured and even have different features that distinguish them from one another.
But, an imporant part of the cubs still remains a mystery.
Justin McLeod explains in this week's Virginia Profile.
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[SOT 15:14:49]
[IN Q=Nat sound of kid saying "that could be the baby one"]
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((NAT SOUND OF KID TALKING; 15:14:49)) (( It's hard to tell who's who.
Just 10 months old, the snow leopard cubs are almost as big as their parents.
Only zoo officials can tell them apart.
[SOT 15:15:50]
[IN Q=Their markings in their]

((DAVE WOOD/MILL MOUNTAIN ZOO: THEIR MARKINGS IN THEIR FACE ARE LIKE FINGERPRINTS AND THE MORE YOU'RE AROUND THEM YOU DO NOTICE DIFFERENCES IN THEIR MARKINGS.))
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And their personalities are quite different.
As you might imagine the male cub is just like his dad, more outgoing.
The female on the otherhand takes after mom.
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[IN Q=We would put]

((DAVE WOOD/MILL MOUNTAIN ZOO: WE WOULD PUT TOYS IN FOR THEM TO PLAY WITH AND THE FEMALE WAS ALWAYS A LITTLE MORE RESERVED. SHE WOULD STAY BACK, WOULD NEED THE REASSURANCES OF MOM, STAY CLOSER TO MOM.))
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[OUT Q=closer to mom]


Mom and the rest of the gang have had an interesting year so far.
The cubs were very active and playful during the winter.
But when the first snowfall fell in January, the cubs had trouble living up to their name.
[SOT 15:21:16]
[IN Q=At first were]

((DAVE WOOD: AT FIRST THEY WERE HESITANT, THEY DIDN'T KNOW WHAT IT WAS AND OF COURSE WHEN THEY WALK THEY WOULD PICK UP THEIR FEET BECAUSE IT WASN'T SURE WHAT THIS WAS STICKING TO THEM.))
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[OUT Q=sticking to them]


And you'll see more changes as spring arrives.
The cubs will become more lazy because of the warmer temperatures.
They'll eventually weigh more than a hundred pounds and their tails can grow up to forty inches.
But the biggest change of all is still a month away, that comes on May 4th, their birthday.
[SOT 15:26:18]
[IN Q=The snow leopard cubs]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THE SNOW LEOPARD CUBS ARE ALMOST A YEAR OLD BUT THEY STILL DON'T HAVE ANY NAMES. THAT'S ABOUT TO CHANGE. CHANNEL 7 HAS TEAMED UP WITH AREA SCHOOLS TO COME UP WITH A LIST OF NAMES. THEY'LL SOON BE POSTED ON OUR WEBSITE AND YOU'LL BE ABLE TO VOTE ON WHAT THE CUBS SHOULD BE NAMED.))
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((NAT SOUND OF TRAIN GOING BY; 15:20:28))
The snow leopards are also making new friends.
Thousands of visitors have already seen the cubs.
The leopards also have new neighbors.
Two new red pandas arrived just this week and are located nearby.
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[IN Q=There's a lot of]

((DAVE WOOD: THERE'S A LOT OF INTERACTION. THEY NOTICE THE SNOW LEOPARDS WHEN THEIR PLAYING. THE SNOW LEOPARDS NOTICE THEM WHEN THEIR PLAYING.))
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[OUT Q=when their playing]


And you'll notice something too, with or without names, the snow leopards are still cute, cudly, and definetely the cats meow.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.))

[S-Race]


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Sterling Marlin went from worst to first to win the Carolina Dodge Dealers 400 at Darlington Raceway today.
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[SUPER=03-Darlington, SC/FOX; :00]


Jeff Gordon would wave to fans before the start of the race. He would finish ninth.
The Green flag dropped and the drivers were off at Darlington. Fans got a big scare when Steve park, who is making a comeback from serious injury, would wreck. Park and pole sitter Ricky Craven hit and the 32 Tide Ford is badly damaged. Park finished 39th, Craven 41st.
Then, Tony Stewart would be the second driver leading to be take out of the race by lap traffic. Stewart went from 36th to first but his day ended when he made contact with Buckshot Jones. Stewart was taken by stretcher to a helicopter and was transported to Carolina Medical Systems in Florence. CT scans of his head and back were negative but he was held overnight.
Only 10 cars finished on the lead lapand one of them was Elliott Sadler. He gets his second top five of the season fibnishing second.
Marlin, who started at the end of the 43 car field, took the lead from Dale Earnhardt Jr. on lap 251 of the 293 lap race, he never looked back winning his second race of the season.
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Kevin Harvick was third, Dale Earnhardt Jr. fourth and Ryan Newman fifth. Folks Newman is second behind Marlin the Cup points race. Rick Mast finished 24th and Stacy Compton 27th.

[S-UCLA]


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March Madness rolled on yesterday as some teams inched closer to the sweet 16. UCLA reached that plateau and sends the first top seed packing.
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[SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA/Bruins vs. Bearcats; :00]


Cincinnati's first ever top seed in the NCAA tourney would be short lived.
The top dog in the west ran into a red hot Dan Gadzuric, who would score a career high 26 points to lead UCLA to the 105-101 double overtime win.
[SUPER=33-UCLA/105/Cincinnati/101;]The eighth seeded Bruins, looking to make a run at their 12th national title, al

so got 19 points from Jason Kapono, 17 of them coming in the second half.
Leonard Stokes ripped rope for a career high 39 and all-American guard Steve Logan had 18 as the Bruins advance.
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[S-State]


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N.C. State's impressive run in 2002 has come to an end. The seventh seeded Wolfpack took on second seeded UConn in the East Regional second round.
Caron Butler led the way for the Huskies, dropping 34 points and grabbing 11 rebounds [SUPER=33-Connecticut/77/N.C.

State/74;]but his most crucial contribution came at the free throw line. Connecticut was up 72-71 with 47 seconds left when Butler was fouled by State freshman Julius Hodge with 11 seconds to go. Butler hit all three and UConn moves on with the 77-74 win.
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[S-MD]


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Maryland was a final four team last year and the Terps look ready to return.
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[SUPER=03-Washington, D.C./Badgers vs. Terripins; :00]

Juan Dixon became Maryland's all-time scoring leader as his terps dominated Wisconsin 87-to-57 in the East Regional. Dixon passed Len Bias on the school's career scoring list in the first half. He finished with 29 points, hitting four three-pointers and going 10-for-19 from the field. Maryland faces Kentucky Friday at Syracuse.
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[S-High]


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Two of our Hometown Hoops Weekly teams woke up state champions yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]

Congrats to group 2A power Martinsville and head coach Troy Wells for winning their second consecutive state title. The Bulldogs edged a tough Blacksburg team for the Bulldogs 11th state championship overall.
Cave Spring also took home some new hardware. The Knights beat George Wythe of Richmond 70 to 62 for the group 3A championship behind J.J. Redick's amazing 43 points despite an injured left foot. Head coach Billy Hicks said that 10 minutes before the game, he was not sure Redick could play the pain was so great and then he goes out and hits a career high.
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[SUPER=01-J.J. Redick/Scored 111 Points in 3 Tournament Games; :]
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[S-NBA]


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On to some NBA action. Seven games on tap today and tonight.
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[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/NBC; :00; :00]

We start in the city of brotherly love. Allen Iverson would rack up 39 points but his Philadelphia 76ers would fall to the Orlando Magic 105-103.
Why? Because that guy, Pat Garity hit a running jumper with 16 seconds left in the game for the win.
[SUPER=03-Minneapolis, MN/FOX;]
And 40 year old John Stockton scored 22 points and dished out 8 assists as the Utah Jazz handed Minnesota it's seve

nth straight loss by the count of 96-89. Now your numbers.
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[S-Tech]


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Virginia Tech announced yesterdayday that the women's basketball team will play it's WNIT quarterfinals against Vermont this Wednesday night at seven at Cassell Coliseum.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]


The Hokies will play their third straight post season game on their home court, a privilege that is not extended to all teams. In fact, tech's administration, namely senior associate athletic director Sharon McCloskey, is constantly working the phones, talking to the decision makers trying to get post season games at the Cassell.
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[S-Express]


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The Roanoke Express beat Wheeling 3-2 yesterday on the Nailers home ice. Rick Kawolski had a goal and an assist as did Jeff Johnstone. Stefan Brannare scores the game winner at the 4:22 mark of the third. Goalie Jordan Willis made 24 stops. The Express is 33-23 and 10. Roanoke is six points a head of Richmond for the fourth and final playoff spot in the Northeast Division. If the Express wins three of its' six remaining games, Roanoke makes the playoffs.


[S-NHL]


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[VO-NAT wipe to #Eng!!!!!!!!!]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/MSG; :00]

On to NHL action. Detroit and the New Yor Rangers would battle and two big guns lit up the score board in this one. First, Brett Hull of the Red Wings beats Mike Richter right here.
The rangers answer with the often injured but very talented Eric Lindross, he rips rope from the right side of the net, sneaking one past Domic Hasek.
Darren McCarty's goal with just over two minutes left in regulation would lead Detroit to a 5-to-3 win over New York.
The Red Wings [SUPER=31-Detroit/5/New York/3;]have won ten of their last 12 games.


The struggling Rangers lost their third straight game.
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[S-Golf]


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A busy day for golf. Dana Quigley won the senior tour Seibel Classic today. His ten foot par putt on the final hole held off Fuzzy Zoeller (zeller) and Bob Gilder who were one shot back. It's the sixth senior win for Quigley who finished with a 1 under 71.
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Tiger Woods continues his history making ways. Today, the 26 year old became the youngest player in PGA history to reach 30 wins. Tiger closed out his third straight win at the Bay Hills Invitational with a three under 69. It was a four stroke win over
a frustrated Phil Michelson who bogeyed four of his last five holes.
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Finally tonight, it's been ten years since a small group of people started a St. Patrick's Day parade on the back of a truck in Moscow.
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This is what the same parade looked like today.
Performances ranged from folk dances to modern rock music.
And the holiday, originally reserved for the Irish community, has drawn a large gathering.
Today marked the tenth anual St. Patrick's Day Parade since the collapse of the Soviet Union. (------------)