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Coming up on News 7-
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City leaders hope a new developer will charge into Danville after plans for a power plant fall through. Singer Dionne Warwick is arrested for allegedly concealing marijuana inside a lipstick case. And, a 350- pound lion attacks a zoo keeper in Tampa, Florida.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

News 7 is next.

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[VO-NAT]

Over the next couple of weeks, National Guard troops will be exiting Virginia's airports.
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Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[Airport]


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They've already left Lynchburg and tomorrow is their last day in Roanoke. The Virginia National Guard is completely moving out of state Airports by the end of the month, causing some concern among passengers. However, airport officials tell Justin McLeod that does NOT mean security will be forgotten.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Amanda DeHaven/Roanoke Regional Airport Spokesperson; :37]
[SUPER=@justin1; :51]
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((((NAT SOUND OF SUITCASE BEING WHEELED IN))
The next time you wheel into the Roanoke Regional Airport, you'll notice a change.
As of Monday, the National Guard will be gone.
[SOT 13:39:22; 13:44:14]
[IN Q=I feel better]

((DOUG McALLISTER/AIR-TRAVELER: I FEEL BETTER SEEING THEM HERE. A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS.)) ((KATHERINE STECKMAN/AIR-TRAVELER: I THINK THAT IF THEY FEEL LIKE THEY ARE LEAVING US IN CAPABLE HANDS THEN I THINK ITS OK.))
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[OUT Q=think its ok]


The Virginia Army National Guard has helped with airport security since October, a result of the September 11th attacks.
President Bush requested the troops be posted in commercial service airports to provide increased security for the traveling public.
That job will now be taken over by the Transportation Security Agency.
[SOT 13:25:56]
[IN Q=Our own security officers]

((AMANDA DEHAVEN/ROANOKE AIRPORT SPOKESPERSON: OUR OWN SECURITY OFFICERS WILL BE TRANSISTIONING IN PLACE OF THE NATIONAL GUARD SO THERE WILL BE THE SAME LEVEL OF SECURITY AS THERE WAS BEFORE.))
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A level that will still include armed officers.
The only difference? They won't be in fatigues.
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[IN Q=Another change here at]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: ANOTHER CHANGE HERE AT THE ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT HAS TO DO WITH THE SHORT TERM PARKING. BEFORE YOU HAD TO PARK YOUR CAR, GET OUT AND HAVE YOUR CAR INSPECTED BY A GUARD. THAT PRACTICE ENDED A WEEK AGO.))
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((NAT SOUND OF THE INSPECTION, FILE TAPE))
It was a practice that angered many.
All vehicles parked within 300 feet of a terminal had to be first inspected.
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[IN Q=I'm very glad]

((VICKI STEVENS/MOTORIST: I'M VERY GLAD THAT THEY DON'T DO THAT ANYMORE CAUSE ITS REALLY INCONVIENT FOR PEOPLE.))
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But some fear making security more convient will make it harder to provide safe and secure travel for passengers
Airport officials say security may not be as obvious, but that commitment will never go away. Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.))


[Power-Plant]


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Although there is still no developer, plans to build a power plant in Danville are still alive.
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The (Mirr-ent) Mirant Corporation in February canceled plans to build a 400-million dollar natural gas power plant in the Airside Industrial Park.
One week later, the State Corporation Commission issued a permit for the plant.
City Leaders in Danville hope that approval will help attract a new buyer.
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[SOT 12:23:17]
[IN Q=I understand if someone]

((JOHN HAMLIN/DANVILLE MAYOR: I UNDERSTAND IF SOMEONE WERE TO COME IN THAT LICENSING PROCESS WHICH THE NEW COMPANY COULD POSSIBLY TAKE OVER WOULD NOT BE ANYWHERE NEAR AS LENGTHY AS WHAT HAS ALREADY BEEN DONE SO THEY CAN STEP IN AND NOT HAVE TO GO THROUGH THAT LONG PROCEDURE.))
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[OUT Q=that long procedure]
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But Mayor Hamlin says it could take up to two years to find a new developer for the plant.
Mirant pulled out of the project citing the global recession and falling energy prices.
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[Cuba]


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Former President Jimmy Carter is making a historic visit to Cuba, trying to smooth over relations with the communist nation. Carter is the first U-S president -- in or out of office -- to visit the communist country since the 1959 revolution that put Fidel Castro in power. Manuel Gallegus has more from Havana.
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(( National Anthem (Nat Sound) For the first times since the days of Calvin Coolidge an American president is touring Cuba
. (SOT Jimmy Carter) His unmistakable accent. Jimmy Carter began his five- day visit, acknowleding concerns about human
rights and democracy (SOT Fidel Castro) Fidel Castro promised Carter full access, allowing him to meet with anti-gover

nment leaders and tour labs where Washington says Cuba is working on biological weapons. Then as they departed the agin
g Castro joked about putting Carter in a Soviet Era limosine. (Standup Bridge ---It was the Carter administration that

first tried to normalize relations with Cuba. American tourists and Cuban exiles were allowed to return here and talks led to the release of thousands of political prisioners.) (NatSound Super: Cuba Today) Today many of the long held impressions of Cuba are true. The average Cuban earns the equivalent of nine dollars a month, and Havana neighborhoods are falli g apart. (NatSound Market) Monthly communist rations provide a few pounds of rice beans and sugar but it s not en
ough she says. (SOT Woman MOS) Yet Through tourism and relatives abroad some Cubans have access to dollars to buy bette

r goods. (NatSound Carter touring) As Carter toured the historic streets in the tropical heat, the hope among Cubans is that his visit will warm frosty relations with the U-S. Manuel Gallegus, CBS News, Havana. ))

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Some tense moments this evening for the owner of a tractor trailer that caught fire in Botetourt County.
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[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]

The cab of a tractor trailer caught fire shortly after 6 o'clock at a truck stop off of Interstate 81. Fire officials say leaking diesel fuel caught fire just as the rig driver was about to go to sleep. Another truck driver alerted him that his cab was on fire. The blaze was quickly extinguished, and did not spread to any other truck. Nobody was injured, the truck is a total loss.
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[81-Ax]


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A minor accident on Interstate 81 had a major impact on traffic today...
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Authorities say one tractor trailer rearended another on northbound I-81 near the 5-81 interchange around 4 this afternoon.
Traffic was backed up for miles--- hours after the incident.

Nobody was injured in the accident, state police say traffic charges have been filed.
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[Roanoke-Ax]


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Two people were sent to the hospital this afternoon after an accident in Roanoke County.
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It happened just before noon on Kessler Mill Road just off Route 311.
Police say the driver of a green Toyota was heading towards Salem when she crossed the center line hitting a gold Chevrolet.
Both drivers were taken to Roanoke Memorial with minor injuries.
Police have charged Kira Mason with failure to maintain control of vehicle.
She is recovering from a fractured leg.
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[Glenvar-Science]


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Students at one local high school are "imagining" great things for the future.
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A Glenvar High School Destination Imagination team recently won first place at the state level.
They will now go on to compete in the global finals in Knoxville Tennesse later this month.
That's where teams from all over the world will gather to display their creative-problem solving abilities.
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[SOT 9:15]
[IN Q=We had to build]

((BILLY THOMSEN/GLENVAR HIGH SCHOOL: WE HAD TO BUILD A CAR CALLED THE GAME PIECE THAT WOULD TRAVEL TO FOUR DIFFERENT SPOTS ON THE GAMEBOARD AND WHEN IT GOT TO THOSE SPOTS IT WOULD HAVE TO USE A ODT TO SOMEHOW LAUNCH VARIOUS OBJECTS INTO THE RECEIVER.))
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Although the team has won several regional and state awards, this is the first time they've competed at a national level.
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[SOT 12:37]
[IN Q=I'm pretty excited]

((TRISTAN LECKIE/GLENVAR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT: I'M PRETTY EXCITED BECAUSE I'VE BEEN DOING THIS SINCE 3RD GRADE AND WE'VE NEVER BEEN ABLE TO GET TO GLOBAL. SO IT TOOK US AWHILE TO GET TO REGION THEN WE FINALLY STARTED GOING TO STATE SO THE LEAST YEAR WE'RE DOING THIS WE'RE GOING TO GET TO GO GLOBAL SO THATS PRETTY COOL ABOUT THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Tristan Leckie/Glenvar High School Student]
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The trip will cost nearly three thousand dollars.
To help pay for it, the team is holding a garage sale next Saturday in the Woodbridge Neighborhood in West Salem.
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Still ahead on News 7 at 11, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon suffers a major political setback...
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and perhaps she should have seen it coming... former psychic friends network spokeswoman Dionne Warwick is arrested for marijuana possession. We'll have that story coming up.
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[Middle-East]


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For the first time in more than a month church services were held in Bethlehem today. And Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon suffered a defeat from his own political party. Aleen Sirgany has more from Washington.
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[SUPER=01-Raanan Gissin/Israeli Advisor;]
[SUPER=03-Rafiah Yam Settlement, Gaza;]
[SUPER=01-Yasser Abed Rabbo/Palestinian Information Minister;]
[SUPER=01-Aleen Sirgany/CBS News;]
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(((nats..church) LOCATOR: BETHLEHEM, WEST BANK PRAYERS FOR PEACE ECHOED THROUGH THE CITY OF BETHLEHEM. .. AS HUNDREDS OF WORSHIPPERS ATTENDED THE FIRST SUNDAY MASS, SINCE THE SIEGE AT THE CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY CAME TO AN END. SONGS OF HOPE REPLACED THE GUNFIRE THAT ROCKED THIS SACRED SITE FOR WEEKS. PALESTINIANS WORRIED, ISRAELI TANKS WOULD MOVE INTO GAZA NEXT, TO RETALIATE FOR LAST WEEK'S BOMB ATTACK NEAR TEL AVIV THAT KILLED 15 ISRAELI'S. BUT ISRAEL CALLED OFF THE INCU
RSION -- AT LEAST FOR NOW. SOT - RAANAN GISSIN/ISRAELI ADVISOR "We are not seeking war, but rather a way to dismantle t

he terrorist infrastructure, which is the first prerequisite, if we are to move on the road to renewing the political process." (nats..scene of shooting) LOCATOR: RAFIAH YAM SETTLEMENT, GAZA TENSIONS REMAIN HIGH IN THE GAZA STRIP. ON SUNDAY, A PALESTINIAN WORKER SHOT AND KILLED HIS EMPLOYER - NEAR A MILITARY CHECKPOINT, LEADING TO A JEWISH SETTLEMENT. ISR
AELI SOLDIERS REMAIN AT THE BORDER -- READY TO MOVE INTO GAZA IF THERE ARE MORE TERROR ATTACKS. SOT - YASSER ABED RABBO

/PALESTINIAN INFORMATION MINISTER "They want to keep the occupation, and at the same time, they want to get peace. It's impossible." (nats..sharon) LOCATOR: TEL-AVIV, ISRAEL ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER ARIEL SHARON INSISTS, PEACE IS POSSIBLE IN THE MIDDLE EAST. BUT ISRAEL'S RULING LIKUD (lee-KOOD) PARTY DEALT HIM A MAJOR BLOW ON SUNDAY. ...VOTING TO REJECT THE EVENTUAL CREATION OF A PALESTINIAN STATE. (STANDUP) JORDAN'S KING ABDULLAH SAID THE MIDDLE EAST CRISIS ISN'T HELPING THE WAR ON TERRORISM. .. AND POINTS OUT, IF OSAMA BIN LADEN IS ALIVE, HE MAY BE DRAWING STRENGTH FROM HE ISRAELI PALESTINIAN CONFLICT. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON. ))

[Lion-Attack]


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A Florida zookeeper is in serious condition after a lion bit her arm off today.
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The 21- year- old zoo employee was giving her family a private tour at Busch Gardens in Tampa when the accident happened. Officials say the 350 pound lion-- named Max-- attacked the woman through his cage.
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[IN Q=We certainly consider]

((GLENN YOUNG/V.P. ZOOLOGICAL OPERATIONS: WE CERTAINLY CONSIDER THE AREA IS SAFE FOR OUR ZOOKEEPER FAMILY. WE CONSIDER IT'S SAFE FOR ALL OTHERS AS WELL. THIS APPEARS TO BE A FREAK ACCIDENT AT THIS POINT.))
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The woman's arm was severed at the elbow... She was airlifted to a local hospital. Doctors have not decided if they can reattach the limb. Zoo officials haven't determined what will happen to the lion.
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[Warwick-Arrest]


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Singer Dionne Warwick is facing drug charges.
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[VO-NAT 16:25:23]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL; ]

The singer and former spokeswoman for the psychic friends network was arrested today after baggage screeners at Miami International Airport found eleven suspected marijuana cigarettes inside a lipstick container. The singer was in town to attend the American Red Ribbon Awards ceremony last night in Hollywood, Florida. Warwick was honored with a lifetime achievement award for her work in the fight against H-I-V and AIDS.
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Still ahead on the newscast, a group of mothers got a special treat from the Mill Mountain Zoo this Mother's Day...
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and coming up a little later in sports, the L-A Lakers take a commanding lead in the N-B-A western conference playoffs with a lot of help from Kobe Bryant. Steve Mason will have all the highlights.
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[VA-Profile]


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The first woman to sit on Lynchburg's City Council in eight years was practically an unknown just a few months ago. Joan Foster surprised many in last week's election when she toppled the Hill City's vice mayor for an at- large position.
Steve Smallshaw captured her thoughts in this week's "Virginia Profile".
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(( She came into this facing a formidable obstacle.
Although Joan Foster had spent 25 years helping families and children through her job at a local non-profit agency, hers was not a name the average citizen would recognize if they saw it on the ballot.
But at the urging of many community leaders, Foster jumped into the Lynchburg city council race this spring.. and ended up unseating the incumbent vice-mayor while picking up the second highest vote total among the four candidates.
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((JOAN FOSTER/NEW LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: I HAD A POSITIVE FEELING. I HAD THIS TREMENDOUS CALM YESTERDAY AS I WAS VISITING THE PRECINCTS AND I DECIDED THAT WIN OR LOSE THAT THIS HAD BEEN A WINNING EXPERIENCE FOR ME.))
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Foster becomes just the third woman ever elected to Lynchburg city council and the first since Joan MacCallum lost her re-election bid in 1994.
While she's not knocking down any barriers, Foster's win may help inspire other women to step forward.
[natsot soccer team ]
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((JOAN FOSTER: ONE OF MY MOST FOND EXPERIENCES GOING YESTERDAY WHERE WE WERE AT LINKHORNE MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HAVING A YOUNG LADY STEP IN FRONT OF ME WHO IS NO MORE THAN TWELVE YEARS OLD AND SAID 'SEE THIS? THIS IS THE FUTURE OF LYNCHBURG' AND THAT MADE ME SO HAPPY.))
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[OUT Q=made me so happy.]
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((JOAN FOSTER: THE PEOPLE OF LYNCHBURG ELECTED ME.. NOT JUST THE WOMEN. THE MEN AND THE WOMEN OF LYNCHBURG ELECTED ME. I WOULD NOT BE HERE HAVING THIS TALK WITH YOU IF THEY HAD NOT DONE THAT. SO I THINK TIMING MAYBE WAS RIGHT, IT WAS A GOOD CAMPAIGN, MAYBE I WAS JUST A GOOD FIT WITH IT.))
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She also figures to be a good fit on council, where her six male colleagues have all said they look forward to having her on board.
Foster said Tuesday night the easy part was getting elected.. the real work starts when she takes office July 1st.


Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))


[zoo-mothers]


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Several hundred area mothers got a special Mother's Day treat in Roanoke today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Mill Mountain Zoo held its annual Mom's Day at the Zoo.
Every mother accompanied by a child got into the zoo for free today.
For many, it was a pleasant surprise when they showed up at the ticket window.
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[SOT 8:07; 9:50]
[IN Q=I think its great]

((JUDY HOLE: I THINK IT'S GREAT. WE DIDN'T KNOW IT WAS LIKE THAT UNTIL WE GOT HERE AND ORDERED THE TICKETS. THEY SAID MOMS ARE FREE, GREAT, IT'S WONDERFUL.)) ((DEENA DAVIS: WE HAVE A NEW ADDITION TO OUR FAMILY, THREE WEEKS OLD ON TUESDAY AND A LOVELY BIG SISTER WHO IS DOING A WONDERFUL JOB AND IT'S A VERY SPECIAL DAY, A LOT TO CELEBRATE TODAY.))
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[OUT Q=to celebrate today]
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More than five hundred moms took advantage of the free admission.
Each mom received a free stuffed animal before leaving.
The Mill Mountain Zoo has conducted this program for more than a decade.
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[S-Lakers]


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The Los Angeles Lakers beat San Antonio 87-85 in game four of their best of seven Western Conference semifinals.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Antonio, TX; :00]


The game was physical as Tim Duncan and Shaquille O'Neil collide, Derrike Fisher and David Robinson bang knees. and Rick Fox goes down with a stinger in his shoulder.
Tim Duncan led all scorers with 30, despite a bruised hip, but he only had 3 in the fourth.
[SUPER=32-Los Angeles/87/San Antonio/85;] Kobe Byrant would out score the Spurs 12-10 in the fourth, 12 of his 28 c

ame in the fourth including the game winner here with about 6 seconds left in the game. L.A. is one win away from the Western Conference finals. L-A can close out the series at home Tuesday.
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[S-Boston]


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Lets head over to the other side of the country as the east field continues to narrow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA/NBC; :00]


In Boston, the Celtics were protecting a 2 games to 1 lead in their eastern conference final four with Detroit.
Antoine Walker was the hot Celtic early as led all first half scorers with 22 points. Walker would hit from outside and
he also showed a nice cross over here and he gets the hoop.
[SUPER=32-Detroit/76/Boston/90;]The Celtics other star, Paul Pierce was limited to just this jumper in the first ha

lf, he had only two points.
Ben Wallace is gonna reject Pierce on this drive and the ball ends up in the hands of Jon Barry, who rips rope on this three pointer.
Corliss Williamson shows his skills from 14 feet,
and Boston goes on to win it 90-76.
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[S-Nets]


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[VO-NAT Wipe to #eng!!!!]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/NBC; :00]

New Jersey tops Charlotte in game four of their Eastern Conference semifinals.
The man for Charlotte was George Lynch. Lynch who averaged maybe 6 or seven points in the first three games, was the Hornets second leading scorer with 19 points.
Big George hit several clutch jumpers on his way to a 8 for 16 shooting day.
Charlotte got the ball bouncing or rolling the right way in the first half. Baron davis gets the roll, the Charlotte halftime lead was 44-39.
[SUPER=32-New Jersey/89/Charlotte/79;]But the Nets got help from their youngsters. Stanford's Jason Collins with the

follow up jam off the missed shot.
Anthony Johnson also hit this big shot and Hornets fans might have seen them for the last time. New Jersey leads the series 3 games to 1.
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[S-Baseball]


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In Major League Baseball yesterday, The Yankees sent the Central Division leading Minnesota Twins to the cellar.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Minneapolis, MI/Yankees vs. Twins; :00]


The Bronx Bombers would do it with the long ball as five Yankees homered in this one.
Jose Pasada got things started in the fourth with a shot to right.
Then Robin Ventura played follow the leader with another shot to right field.
[SUPER=32-New York/10/Minnesota/4;]That set the stage for three homers in the top of the fifth. Derek Jeter was one

of the heavy hitters as was
Jason Giambi who clocked his seventh homer on the season, Yankees win 10-4.
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[S-NHL]


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In the NHL playoffs, the Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Montreal Canadiens and that gives the Hurricanes a 3-games to 2 advantage in the conference best of seven semifinal series.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Raleigh, NC/ESPN; :00]

Carolina scored a goal in the opening four minutes of each period and went on to beat Montreal 5-to-1.
Game six will be in Montreal tonight. Martin Gelinas, Rod Brind'Amour and Ron [SUPER=31-Carolina/5/Montreal/1;]Francis

scored those early-period goals for the Hurricanes. Arturs Irbe (UR'-bay) was stellar in goal, stopping 30 shots and not allowing a goal until the game's final six minutes.
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[S-Golf]


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Second-round leader Bruce Lietzke (LIT'-skee) won the T-D Waterhouse Senior tournament when yesterday's round was rained out. Larry Nelson finished second.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Irving, TX; :00]

On the PGA tour, Japan's Shigeki (sha-geck-gee maury-yama) Maruyama held on to win the P-G-A's Byron Nelson Classic, scrambling for a 2-under-par 68 that left him at 14-under for the tournament. Tiger Woods rallied with a 65 to finish third, four strokes behind Maruyama.
Ernie Els had the shot of the day, he gets the hole in one on 13 to go nine under.
[SUPER=03-Franklin, TN/ESPN;]

On the LPGA tour, Annika Sorenstam birdied 18 and Pat Hurst bogeyed it, leaving Sorenstam with a one-stroke victory at the Electrolux U-S-A Championship in Franklin, Tennessee. Sorenstam tied the course record of 8-under-par 64 in yesterday's final round.
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[S-Liberty]


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Liberty University captured it's first Big South Softball tournament championship today, beating Winthrop 1-nothing. Liberty pitcher Ali Thompson was the MVP. The Lady Flames now await the NCAA tournament.

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In the NCAA South Atlantic regional softball tournament championship in Atlanta today, Roanoke lost to fourth ranked Emory 2-1 in game one and then 4-nothing in the second game to Emory. Roanoke finishes the season 38 and 5.

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The Arena Football2 league is now running the day to day operations of the Roanoke Steam. Roanoke ran its' winning streak to four games last night with a 27-to-23 win against Norfolk. But fans have yet to warm up to the Steam.
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Last night's crowd at the Civic Center was fairly typical of crowds that have watched the Steam's three previous home games. Steam coach Steve Jerry says those who are thinking about attending a Steam game, but have yet to take the plunge, need to experience the in-your-lap and in-your-face style of football to fully appreicate it.
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Washington & Lee's men's lacrosse team beat Washington College 11-8 yesterday to advance to the NCAA Division III semifinals. Matt Fink had six points. This is the first final four for the Generals since 2000 and one major key has been goalie Ansel Sanders.
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The Generals will meet Gettysburg either Saturday or Sunday at Gettysburg. [GRAPHIC=news 7 sports]