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Coming up on News 7-
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Canadian police question people who may have talked to Gary Bowman.... the man described as a "witness" in the disappearance of Jennifer Short and the murder of her parents. Details on a hang-gliding accident in Bedford County. And check this out-- pigs really do fly in New Mexico.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

News 7 is next.

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Authorities prepare to travel to Yellowknife, Canada to question a North Carolina man about the deaths of Jennifer Short and her parents.
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[anchor=Teresa]

Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[Bowman-Canada]


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Henry County and North Carolina authorities say they'll meet on Monday to discuss plans to travel to Canada. They're hoping to talk with Gary Bowman-- who remains in custody in Canada on charges of illegally entering the country.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Yellowknife, Canada;]

Local authorities describe Bowman as a "witness" in the disappearance of Jennifer Short and the murders of her parents. Bowman-- who's from North Carolina-- was last seen one day after the Shorts were discovered dead in their home August 15th. Local authorities hope to talk with Bowman because several maps were discovered in his mobile home including one marked to show the location of the Shorts' home. Canadian authorities say they're been doing what they can to assist with the investigation.
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[SOT 16:10:48]
[IN Q=What we're doing]
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Phil Johnson/Royal Canadian Mounted Police; ]

((WHAT WE'RE DOING IS CHECKING WITH ACQUAINTANCES OF MR. BOWMAN IN INUVIK AND TRYING TO LEARN AS MUCH ABOUT WHO HE IS AND... WHAT HIS ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN SINCE HE'S BEEN IN INUVICK.))
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Bowman was arrested on charges of illegally entering Canada. Officials there say its illegal to enter Canada if you possess a criminal record.
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[Short-React]


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[****ANCHOR TAG****]
Many in Henry County are anxious to see investigators make an arrest in this case.
In the meantime, they're finding ways to express their grief as well as honor Jennifer Short.
Justin McLeod has more on that part of the story.
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[SUPER=03-Oak Level; :00]
[SUPER=01-Spankee Williams/Henry Co. Resident; :15]
[SUPER=01-Peggy Grover/Henry Co. Resident; 1:11]
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((((NAT SOUND OF SPANKE WITH FLOWERS AT JENNIFER'S HOME))
With flowers in hand, Spanke Williams went to Jennifer Short's home Saturday afternoon.
Like most people, she never knew Jennifer but felt a connection to this nine year girl.
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[IN Q=It was like she]

((SPANKEE WILLIAMS: IT WAS LIKE SHE WAS A PART OF MY FAMILY BUT I NEVER MET HER OR HER MOM AND DAD, BUT SHE'S TOUCHED EVERY HOUSEHOLD.))
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[OUT Q=every household]


That sentiment is obvious all throughout Henry County this weekend.
Signs that once said pray for Jennifer now honor her memory.
Similar tributes can also be seen on Jennifer's poster.
And already, more than a dozen people have laid flowers at the Short's Oak Level Home.
[SOT 17:20]
[IN Q=If there is anything else]

((SPANKEE WILLIAMS: IF THERE IS ANYTHING ELSE WE CAN DO ALL THEY HAVE TO DO IS PICK UP THE PHONE AND CALL ME AND THEY KNOW WE WILL BE THERE, WE'LL HELP THEM ANYWAY WE CAN.))
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[OUT Q=anyway we can]


Spanke has already provided some much needed help.
For weeks now, she and her business partner have been printing t-shirts, buttons, even address labels with Jennifer's face on it.
They donated their time and their resources, all hoping it would be Jennifer home safe and sound.
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[IN Q=People were so willing]

((PEGGY GROVER: PEOPLE WERE SO WILLING TO THROW THAT DOLLAR OUT TO GET HER PICTURE OUT, TO GET IT AS FAR ACROSS THE NATION AS WE COULD. IT JUST BLEW MY MIND. TRUCKERS COMING BY BUYING HUNDREDS AT A TIME TO PASS THEM OUT AT TRUCK STOPS, IT WAS AWESOME.))
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((NAT SOUND OF READING POEM, FROM BACK OF KID))
Jennifer Short touched this family in such way that it prompted Peggy's son to write a poem in memory of Jennifer.
It is just one of many ways people in this community are expressing their grief this weekend.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Henry County.))
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A candlelight vigil is scheduled for 8 o'clock tomorrow night at Sissy's Flea Market on Route 220.
It is across the street from the Short's Oak Level home.


[Glider-Ax]


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A hang gliding accident in Bedford County trapped two people for more than two hours this evening.
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Authorities say a man hang gliding crashed and got stuck in a tree in a remote area near the Peaks of Otter shortly before seven o'clock. Authorities also say he called a friend for help, who then also got stuck. The two men then called for assistance and were eventually freed by rescue personnel. Authorities say the hang glider suffered only a broken nose, and the other man escaped without injury.
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[460-fatal]


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A man from Glen Lyn was killed during a traffic accident in Giles County this morning. It happened around 10- thirty on Route- 460. Police say 80- year- old Elmer Lee Thompson was trying to turn onto Route 219 when he pulled into the path of a tractor- trailer traveling east on 460. It's not clear whether any charges will be filed.

[Clearbrook-Fire]


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A Roanoke County fire station has a new look.
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This morning, the Clearbook Fire Company and Clearbrook Rescue Squad dedicated a new addition to its building on Indian Grave Road. The project included a new female and male bunkroom as well as a bath facility. County leaders believe the addition will better serve the community.
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((FUZZY MINNIX/ROANOKE COUNTY SUPERVISOR: THEY CAN HAVE ADEQUATE REST. THEY HAVE A SHOWER THERE NOW AND KITCHEN FACILITIES THAT MAKE IT BETTER FOR THEM WHEN THEY HAVE THEIR MEALS SO OVERALL IT WILL JUST KEEP THEM PHYSICAL PREPARED TO DO THE JOB THAT THEY HAVE TO DO.))
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The project took several years and cost several thousand dollars.
The addition adds more than 14-hundred square feet to the facility.
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[Shooting-Spree]


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With a sharp shooter still on the loose residents in the Washington, DC area are trying to get back to life as usual--
But as Chris Lawrence reports yet another shooting has been added to the list of attacks in the area.
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[SUPER=01-Maj. Howard Smith/Spotsylvania Co. Sheriff's Office; :17]
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((THE SHOOTING OF A WOMAN FRIDAY IN VIRGINIA HAS NOW BEEN LINKED TO SIX OTHER FATAL ATTACKS ACROSS THE WASHINGTON D.C. AREA. UNLIKE THE OTHER VICTIMS , THE 43 YEAR OLD MOTHER SURVIVED AND IS IN STABLE CONDITION. POLICE SAY THE BULLET PASSED THROUGH HER BODY AND LODGED IN THE MINIVAN:
SUPER: MAJOR HOWARD SMITH/SPOTSLYVANIA CO. SHERRIF'S OFFICE
SOT: "The round we collected there is a match with the rounds in

Maryland and Washingotn, DCTERMS."
SUPER: ROCKVILLE, MD NAT FAMILIES AND FRIENDS GATHERED SATURDAY NIGHT FOR A MEMORIAL SERVICE IN A MARYLAND SUBURB. CANDLES WERE LIT FOR THOSE KILLED IN THE WASHINGTON D-C- AREA OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS. AND THERE WERE PRAYERS FOR THE SAFETY OF THE COMMUNITY:

NATSOT (CARDINAL THEODORE MCCARRICK)

bring us peace in Montgomery county .....
IN A MATTER OF HOURS, FIVE PEOPLE - APPARENTLY RANDOMLY CHOSEN - WERE KILLED WITH ONE SHOT AT THE HANDS OF A MARKSMAN WHO AUTHORITIES SAY USED A HIGH-POWERED RIFLE. FORENSIC EXPERTS NOW SAY ANOTHER MURDER ON THE STREETS OF WASHINGTON D.C. WAS THE WORK OF THE SAME WEAPON LINKED TO THREE OF THE MARYLAND DEATHS.
SUPER: CHRIS LAWRENCE/CBS NEWS CHRIS STANDUP - DESPITE THEIR FEARS, RESIDENTS DETERMINED TO GET BACK TO LIFE
THOUSANDS PROVED IT BY SHOWING UP FOR A FOOD FARE CALLED THE TASE OF BETHESDA IN A MARYLAND SUBURB ON SATURDAY.
SUPER: ROBIN LERNER/MONTGOMERY CO. RESIDENT
SOT: I just thought it didnt make sense not to go out on a great day

and enjoy yourself.
INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY MAY NEVER BE ABLE TO PROVE TWO OF THE SHOOTINGS ARE LINKED TO THE REST BECAUSE OF THE DETERIORATED BULLET FRAGMENTS. POLICE HAVE NO SUSPECTS AND ONLY A VAGUE DESCRIPTION OF A WHITE DELIVERY TRUCK WHICH SO FAR HAS TURNED UP NOTHING. CL. CBS NEWS))

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Still ahead on the newscast, the nation's economy remains sluggish, and now investors are waiting to see whether a war is on the horizon...
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Plus, the story of a woman out for a drive, who suddenly gets a "sinking" feeling. We'll have that and more coming up.
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[Economy]


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Economic indicators may be showing some improvement, but so far that hasn't eased investors concerns. And with talk of a war with Iraq looming, many are wondering how to right the economy. Lee Cowan has more.
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((President Bush's promised speech on Iraq Monday may offer the clarity some in Congress are looking for -- but it may offer little to those looking for encouragement on Wall Street.
(SOT/JOHN FORELLI, INDEPENDENCE INVESTMENTS)

"The recent news about Iraq, I think has really thrown a monkey wrench into the equation of recovery, and probably delaying an economy that otherwise would be improving right now.
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At best - most economists are calling the recovery anemic. Last month, the economy lost 43-thousand jobs
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Consumer spending has slowed -- and based on warnings from the housing market -- consumers may tighten up even further.
(SOT/BILL GROSS, PIMCO)

"That ability to refinance, and that ability to take out additional equity from their homes is about to end."
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It's not that there aren't encouraging signs: wages are on the rise, and the unemployment rate fell. But investors haven't reflected it.
(SOT/DAVID BRIGGS, FEDERATED INVESTORS)

"They're not acknowledging the fact that the economy is growing."
NAT/SOT FRIDAY BELL
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Even before Friday's plunge -- the market was heading for its sixth consecutive weekly fall. The Dow hasn't closed that low since November of 1997 -- and the nation hasn't had a third quarter this bad since the crash in 1987.
(SOT/JOHN FORELLI, INDEPENDENCE INVESTMENTS)

"There's no catalysts right now to get the market going again, to make investors feel positive again."
(COWAN ON CAM:)

"And while another interest rate cut from the Fed could encourage fresh spending -- many agree that's not likely to happen. As one market analyst put it: the rate is already so low, the Fed is running out of ammunition. Lee Cowan, CBS News New York."))


[Heart-Walk]


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A large crowd laced up their shoes and got down to the heart of the matter at Explore Park today.
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More than a thousand people took part in the annual Heart Walk to raise money for the American Heart Association.
Teams, families, and individuals either walked a three mile course or hiked a mile in an effort to fight heart disease and stroke.
The money raised will help provide health information and programs throughout the Roanoke Valley.
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[SOT 1:14:50]
[IN Q=In the fifties]

((ELIZABETH VAIL/AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION: IN THE FIFTIES WE DEVELOPED CPR WITH JUST A 5,000 DOLLAR GRANT AND IN 2000 WE DEVELOPED ROBOTIC SURGERY WHICH IS BEING USING HERE IN THE VALLEY SO EVERY CENT REALLY HELPS A TREMENDOUS AMOUNT.))
[SUPER=01-Elizabeth Vail/American Heart Association]
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Last year, the Heart Walk raised 140-thousand dollars.
The goal for this year's event was more than 155-thousand dollars.
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[Car-Sinkhole]


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A Pittsburgh woman woke this morning just in time to watch her car disappear below ground.
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[VO-NAT 15:44:03 (17 + pad)]
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It turns out her parked car was swallowed by a huge sinkhole. The woman said she heard water gushing and then saw her car wobble back and forth just before it collapsed with the road. Officials say a water- main that broke nearby is to blame. Crews worked all day to repair the broken water line and road.
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Up ahead on News 7 at 11, U-V-A escapes Durham with a close win over the Blue Devils... highlights in sports...

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and hundreds of hot air balloons of all shapes and sizes filled the air in New Mexico. We'll have that and more when the news continues.
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[Apple-Festival]


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One area organization saw the fruits of its labor pay-off this weekend.
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The second annual Apple Fall Festival and Show took place at the SunTrust Plaza in downtown Roanoke.
This year's event featured everything from caramel apples and apple cobbler, to apple soap and butter.
Money raised from the festival benefits the Crisis Pregnancy Center of the Roanoke Valley.
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((ELLEN LILEY/CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTER: THERE IS WOMAN HERE THAT REALLY WHEN THEY FIND THEMSELVES IN CRISIS PREGNANCIES THEY DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO. THAT'S AN UNPLANNED PREGNANCY. IT'S A SITUATION THAT MOST WOMEN WOULD LOVE TO HAVE A BABY BUT THE CIRCUMSTANCES ARE NOT WHAT THEY PLANNED FOR SO WE'RE HERE JUST TO HELP THEM WITH THEIR NEEDS.))
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The Crisis Pregnancy Center is a non-denominational organization run by several area churches.
This year's festival raised more than five thousand dollars.
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[Vinton-Fest]


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The town of Vinton also got into a festive mood today.
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Vinton's Farmers Market hosted the first ever Downtown Turnaround and Fall Festival.
This year's event featured an antique car show as well as more than thirty vendors and artists.
Several musical acts also took the stage throughout the day and well into the night.
Organizers hope to make this festival an annual event.
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[Balloon]


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There was a lot of hot air over Albuquerque, New Mexico today.
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Hundreds of hot air balloons filled the sky today as part of the two- thousand two Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. The 72 acre launch field is approximately the size of 22- soccer fields. Thousands of people turned out to watch the colorful shapes cross the sky. The fiesta started in Albuquerque 30 years ago with only 13 balloons.
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One of our Friday Football Extra teams played last night as undefeated Patrick Henry put their perfect record on the line against Graham.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/G-Men vs. Patriots; :00]


In the first quarter, G-Men quarterback H.T. Matthews is gonna do the honors himself, taking the rock in from 15 yards out and Graham had control of the game.
Patrick Henry answers with the nice cut back move here by running back Tyrone [SUPER=34-Graham/38/Patrick Henry/23

;]Harrington. he scores on the 20 yard run, a two point conversion is good, 12-8 Graham.
But the G-Men had to much fire power. Matthews hits Nathan Taylor on a 20 yard touchdown completion. Graham goes on to win it 38-23.
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The Virginia cavaliers won their fourth straight game of the season, holding off Duke today 27-22 in Durham.
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[SUPER=03-Durham, NC/Cavaliers vs. Blue Devils; :00]


Al Groh new the Duke was a better football team this season with wins over Purdue and Navy.
The Blue Devils break a 3-3 tie when quarterback Adam Smith finds Chris Douglas on the screen pass, he goes in from five yards out. Duke went up 13-6 with 2:03 left in the first half.
But UVa's Wali Lundy punches through from yard out and UVa went into intermission tied 13 all.
The Cavaliers came alive again in the fourth quarter when quarterback Matt Schaub, [SUPER=34-Virginia/27/Duke/22;]

who was 27 of 45 for 315 yards, hits Jason Snelling on a 18 yard TD strike.
Alvin Pearman, broken hand and all, crashes through on a 2 yard touchdown plunge. UVa went up 27-16.
Smith's second TD pass of the day made it interesting, but UVa escapes with the 27-22 win and improves to 2 and 1 in the ACC with Clemson up next.
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up the road in Harrisonburg, James Madison hosted Maine. and this would be a defensive battle. The game was tied 3-3 at the half. Maine exploded in the second half scoring two touchdowns while the Dukes could only muster another field goal. JMU falls to Maine 17-6. JMU is now 3 and 3 on the season, 2 and 2 in the A-10.
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[S-Irish]


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In other action, ninth ranked Notre dame continued its best start since 1993 when the team won the first 10 games today by beating Stanford 31-7 to improve to 5 and OH.
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[SUPER=03-South Bend, IN/NBC; :00]


A special game for Notre Dame head coach Tyrone Willingham since he spent the last seven seasons at Stanford.
The Irish offense once again faltered but the defense came to the rescue, putting the game away in the third quarter
. Shane Walton picks off a Chris Lewis pass and returns [SUPER=34-Stanford/7/Notre Dame/31;]it 18 yards for a touchdown

. Notre Dame went up 17-7.
Then, Courtney watson rips the ball from Stanford's Alex Smith and scampers 34 yards for the touchdown and it was Irish 24-7 after three quarters and Notre Dame wins it 31-7.
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[S-Skins]


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The 1 and 2 Washington Redskins are at 1 and 3 Tennessee tomorrow for a one o'clock kick off. Danny Wuerffel will start at quarterback. Shane Matthews has been demoted to third string and top Skins draft pick Patrick Ramsey is second string and could play tomorrow. Whether or not he does play is not his concern.
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[S-Chip]


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Ashley Plantation pro Chip Sullivan cooled off a bit at the Michelob Championship at Kingsmill today. Chip fired an even par 71 and is now at six under for the event which is seven strokes off the lead going into the final round tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Williamsburg/ESPN; :00]


The leader is Brandt Jobe. He got hot late in the third round. Jobe birdied five of his last six holes and is at 13 under through three rounds. Billy Mayfair is second, one stroke back at 12 under.
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After getting past Curt Shilling and Randy Johnson, St. Louis wasted little time in sweeping the defending world champion Arizona Diamondbacks tonight. Playing in place of injured Scott Rolen, Miguel Cairo drove in two runs and scored twice to lead the Cardinals charge. St. Louis played inspired ball to reach the NLCS for the second time in three years after the death of pitcher Darryl Kile and broadcaster Jack Buck. Cardinals win tonight 6-3.

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The Atlanta Braves lead the San Francisco Giants 2 games to 1 after today's 9-2 win in game three of their National League playoff series.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA/FX; :00]


Greg Maddux was as sharp as ever for the Braves, here he gets out of a bases loaded jam with the strike out on Reggie Sanders to end the inning.
[SUPER=35-San Francisco/2/Atlanta/9;]The braves score five in the bottom of the fifth. Keith Lockhart crushes a thr

e run homer ro right field to pwoer Atlanta past the Giants.
Barry Bonds hit a meaningless homerun in the sixth, Braves win by 7.
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[S-Yankees]


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On to the American League where the Anaheim Angels are in the A-L-C-S after eliminating the New York Yankees 9-to-5 in game four of their series.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Anaheim, CA/]

The Angels did it with an eight-run fifth that allowed them to win a playoff series for the first time in the team's 42-season history.
Shawn Wooten tied the game in the fifth with a homer and produced the Angels' fifth R-B-I single of the inning.
[SUPER=34-New York/5/Anaheim/9;]Darren Eestad gives the Angels some more offense here on this blooper that drops when

Bernie Williams does not come in to get it, Benji Gil scores. It's the fewest victories for the Yanks in a postseason since 1980, when they were swept by Kansas City in the A-L-C-S.
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[S-Twins]


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To major league baseball post season action. The Oakland Athletics failed to close out their A-L-D-S by losing bi
g at Minnesota 11-to-2 this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Minneapolis, MN/ABC; :00]

This was game four of the series with the A's leading 2 games to 1.
The Twins scored seven runs in the fourth by capitalizing on throwing errors by shortstop Miguel Tejada (teh-HAH'-dah) and first baseman Scott Hatteberg.
[SUPER=35-Oakland/2/Minnesota/11;] Doug Mientiewicz (mint-KAY'-vich) scored the go-ahead run and went 3-for-4 with a tw

o-run homer. Here he makes the count 9-2 Twins on this basehit that plates Torri Hunter. The series is even at 2 games (------------) a piece.