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Coming up on News 7-
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A local army reserve unit prepares for active duty...as thousands of Americans raise their voice against a possible war on Iraq. A Hollywood actor who's entertained generations passes away today. And, some local women put their muscle to the test on the gridiron.
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News 7 is next.


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((COL. DON CALDWELL/ARMY RESERVIST: WE'RE READY TO GO. THIS IS WHAT THIS UNIT IS TRAINED FOR AND WE'RE PREPARED TO EXCERISE OUR MOBILIZATION MISSION.))
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An Army Reserve unit in Salem prepares for deployment that could last a year.
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Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

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Salem's Army Reserve unit will report Tuesday to active duty as the military gathers its forces for a possible war with Iraq. Justin McLeod has more.
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((NAT SOUND OF SOLDIER SPEAKING AT 7:24 "THOSE OF YOU WHO HAVE ORDERS IN YOUR HANDS"))
The men and women you see here are all about to serve their country in a big way.
In doing so, they'll have to leave their families behind.
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((KIM SHEPHERD/ARMY RESERVIST: IT'S REALLY AN EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER. ONE MINUTES YOU'RE DEVASTATED AT THE THOUGHT OF HAVING TO LEAVE YOUR HUSBAND AND CHILDREN.))
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But she and other soldiers can take comfort in the fact that help is there for their families.
Take the American Red Cross.
They have a service-to-military program called Armed Forces Emergency Services.
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((TANYA WILLIAMS/AMERICAN RED CROSS: THIS IS ONE OF THE SERVICES THAT THE AMERICAN RED CROSS IS MANDATED BY CONGRESS TO PROVIDE SO THIS IS SOMETHING WE WANT TO STRESS TO THE FAMILIES THAT THIS IS WHAT WE DO.))
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What they do is a number of things.
The Red Cross provides anything from financial assistance to counseling.
They also relay messages between families and service members.
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((1ST SGT. LOUIE CROSS/ARMY RESERVIST: IN 1981, THERE WAS A FAMILY EMERGENCY WHILE I WAS STATIONED OVERSEAS AT AIRBASE IN GERMANY AND THE RED CROSS ALLOWED MY FAMILY TO GO THROUGH THEM IN A VERY SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME.))
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((QUICK NAT SOUND OF RED CROSS DOING PRESENTATION))
In the past year, the Roanoke Valley Chapter has provided more than 130 services to more than a hundred families throughout the area.
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((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THE SOLDIERS WILL LEAVE HERE TUESDAY FOR FORT EUSTIS NEAR WILLIAMSBURG. THERE THEY'LL BE DEPLOYED FOR ANYTHING BETWEEN A YEAR OR POSSIBLY LONGER BUT WE'RE TOLD THEY WILL BE ABLE TO VISIT THEIR FAMILIES FROM TIME TO TIME ON THE WEEKENDS.))
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((QUICK NAT SOUND OF FORMATION))
More than a 120 families here in the Roanoke Valley will be affected by the deployment.
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((KIM SHEPHERD/ARMY RESERVIST: I TRY NOT TO THINK ABOUT THAT AT ALL, THAT'S THE HARDEST PART OF IT ALL, KISSING THE KIDS BYE AND JUST SAYING BYE AND LEAVING AND NOT KNOWING WHEN YOU'RE COMING BACK.))
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It won't be easy to leave or the job ahead.
But knowing their families are not alone allows them to concentrate on the main mission, protecting and serving our country.
Justin McLeod, News7, Salem.

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Anti-war demonstrators took to the streets from Asia to the Middle East to Europe. Protests were also held here in the U-S in more than two- dozen cities. Jennifer Miller reports on two of the biggest rallies.
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(( FROM THE EAST (nats..) TO THE WEST (nats...), THE BATTLE CRY WAS THE SAME.

NAT SOT - WOMAN ON STREET "No war on Iraq...No war baby!."


ACROSS THE COUNTRY THEY SPOKE IN ONE VOICE. IN SAN FRANCISCO, A SEA OF PROTESTERS PACKED DOWNTOWN STREETS ... IN WASHINGTON IT WAS THE NATIONAL MALL. SAYING THE RECENT MILITARY BUILDUP IN THE MIDDLE EAST PUT A FIRE UNDER THE PEACE MOVEMENT, THEY RALLIED TO STOP THE IMPENDING WAR WITH IRAQ.
BRENDA STOKELY/WAR PROTESTOR - "We must say no to this war, we must fight to stop it!!!."
SOME WANT A CHANGE OF LEADERSHIP ... OTHERS A CHANGE OF HEART.
little girl - no cg "I'm here to stop George Bush from bombing Iraq."
A SIMPLE MESSAGE, ECHOED BY THOUSANDS WHO CAME FROM CHURCHES, PROTEST GROUPS AND HOLLYWOOD.
JESSICA LANGE/ACTRESS 12:39:39 "The path this administration is on is wrong...we object! we object in our hearts, in our minds." - 6 sec.

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INTENT ON DROWNING THE BEAT OF WASHINGTON'S WAR DRUM, THEY MARCHED NEARLY TWO MILES FROM THE NATIONAL MALL TO THE NAVAL YARD. FROM THERE HOPING THIS RALLY WILL LAUNCH SMALLER PEACE MOVEMENTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY ... LIKE THIS MOTHER-DAUGHTER TEAM PASSING THE TORCH FROM AMERICAN TO THE NEXT.
NOELLE MCMURTRY/FARMINGTON CT H-S STUDENT "it's something I can take a stand on, and share my opinion."

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DESPITE SIGNS OF SOLIDARITY NOT EVERYONE HERE AGREES THIS PROTEST WILL PREVENT WAR.
MATTHEW LAWSON/BOONE, NC - fast fone "But I can hope so will all my heart."
STANDUP CLOSE: BECAUSE D-C POLICE NO LONGER ESTIMATE CROWD SIZES, IT IS DIFFICULT TO GET AN OFFICIAL COUNT OF THE PROTESTERS.. RALLY ORGANIZERS ESTIMATE 200-THOUSAND. EVEN LESS CLEAR THAN HOW MANY CHANTED THE CRY FOR PEACE IS WHETHER THE WHITE HOUSE WILL HEAR IT. JENNIFER MILLER CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON. ))

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The man accused of killing a Roanoke woman and her two young sons is in the Roanoke City Jail tonight.
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Askia Tahriq Shabazz, who was formerly known as Jermaine Poindexter, was brought back in custody today.
Shabazz was arrested in Louisville earlier this month and charged with three counts of first degree murder and
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one count of arson in the deaths of Alice Jackson and her two sons.
The three died May fourth in their Hurt Park apartment.
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Fire damaged a Botetourt County townhouse this afternoon.
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The fire broke out around noon in the 100 block of Tinkerview Drive off of Read Mountain Road.
Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke showing from the roof.
Crews had the fire out within fifteen minutes and were able to prevent it from spreading to any nearby town- houses.


No one was home at the time of the fire and no one was injured.
Investigators are still trying to determine damage estimates and what sparked the blaze.
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The city of Lexington is honoring its past.
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The Sons of the Confederacy held several memorials services and a parade today to celebrate Lee-Jackson Day.
More than 400 re-enactors marched through the streets of downtown Lexington to the grounds of Virginia Military Institute.
Lee-Jackson Day is a state holiday designed to celebrate the birthdays of General Robert E. Lee and Lieutenant General Stonewall Jackson.
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Coming up
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the entertainment world is mourning the loss of an actor who was the Real McCoy.
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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, Redick bombs away, but is it enough to keep the turtles at bay? UVA can't hold that Tiger, and VMI tries to Buc a losing trend in Lexington. The Hokies hold a jam session at the Cassell and the Express skates with Richmond. All that and then some on the way in sports.))

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A Danville woman died after losing control of her car on a slick road today. State police say 55- year old Essie Smith Haraway ran off the left side of the road after hitting an icy spot on Route 866 in Pittsylvania County. Haraway was thrown from the vehicle. The accident happened shortly after twelve o'clock today.

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Supporters of a program that assists low-income residents in southwest Virginia are looking for a little help of their own.
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The Parish Nurse program based in Wytheville helps residents without insurance secure their medications "free of charge" through pharmaceutical companies. Last year, the Virginia Health Care Foundation awarded the program a grant which has helped with much of the cost. But that funding is slated to end in June. Supporters plan to ask lawmakers for additional money but will also be exploring other avenues.
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(( WE'RE HOPING THAT SENATOR WAMPLER WHO AND HIS COMMITTEE WHO WERE ABLE TO GET THIS MONEY, TO EXTEND THE MONEY, THAT THEY WILL FIND MORE RESOURCES FOR IT BUT WE'RE NOT BEING LAZY IN THE MEANTIME WE'RE LOOKING TO OTHER POSSIBILITIES AND WILL WRITE SOME GRANTS OF OUR OWN. ))
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The program currently helps about 300- residents but supporters predict they will pick up another 100- patients in the coming months.
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((IT'S GETTING MORE AND MORE NECESSARY FOR PROGRAMS LIKE THIS, FACTORY CLOSINGS HAVE LEFT A LOT OF PEOPLE WITHOUT INSURANCE, THEY'RE NOW WORKING MINIMUM WAGE JOBS, THEY'RE ON UNEMPLOYMENT THEY JUST CAN'T AFFORD TO GET THEIR MEDICINES. ))
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[VO] Other counties also offer medication assistance programs such as this one. Some of those communities include Carroll, Bland, Smyth, Grayson and Washington counties.
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[Rke-Parks]


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Major improvements are on the way to one Roanoke County park.
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Vineyard Park will be seeing a whole host of improvements thanks to a partnership between the county, Roanoke Catholic schools and the Vinton booster club. Roanoke Catholic needed a place for sporting events and Roanoke County had the land so the two struck up a deal. This week, the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors gave the agreement its stamp of approval.
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((PARTNERSHIPS LIKE THIS IN TIGHT BUDGETS ARE GOING TO BE THE THING OF THE FUTURE BECAUSE I DON'T SEE THE ECONOMY GETTING BETTER IN A REAL HURRY SO WE'RE JUST EXCITED WE HAD THIS REAL OPPORTUNITY TO WORK TOGETHER. ))
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Roanoke Catholic has agreed to sink 328- thousand dollars into upgrades which include expanded parking, new lighting, rest-rooms and concession stands. Work is expected to begin in the coming weeks.
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The city of Danville has laid out a new welcome mat as it gets ready for a new high- tech economy.
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The city recently opened a new welcome center where you can go to find out all the city has to offer.
The million dollar center is located just off the Danville Expressway near Dan Daniels Park.
It is also right next door to the future Cyber Park and Institute for Advanced Learning and Research.
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((TODD YEATTS/CITY SPOKESPERSON: CONSTRUCTION IS UNDERWAY, WE'RE LOOKING FOR A COMPLETION IN THE FALL AND THIS 16-MILLION DOLLAR ANCHOR BUILDING IN OUR CYBER PARK WILL ULTIMATELY HELP TRANSFORM OUR ECONOMY AS WE MOVE FORWARD.))
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Danville is also experiencing a hotel boom.
City Leaders say the new hotels are a result of the Institute as well as increased attendance at the Virginia International Raceway.
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A large chain of supermarkets is closing down dozens of its stores including one in Roanoke.
News 7's Rachel Cannon looks at that and one company's struggles with rising health care costs in this week's Business Review.
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(([MUSIC AND GRAPHICS] The Food Lion grocery chain is shutting down checkout lines at one of its Roanoke locations. About 40-employees from the store on Route 460 East lost their jobs. Company officials say its among 41 others not making money and closing around the country. [INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE] G-E union workers are back on the job after a 48-hour national strike. About 4-hundred employees from the Salem plant joined thousands of others around the country by walking out over rising health care premiums.
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((ROY ROGERS/UNION PRESIDENT; WE'VE HAD A REALLY GOOD TURNOUT FOR THIS THAT THE COMPANY WILL SEE THAT AND I DON'T THINK THE COMPANY WANTS A LONG NATIONAL STRIKE AND NEITHER DO WE BUT WE'RE PREPARED TO GO THERE IF ITS NECESSARY. ))
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National contract negotiations begin in May with health benefits as a top priority. G-E contends its plans are among the best in the industry. [INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE] Skyrocketing health care costs are also hitting small business owners like Bart Wilner. With 10-employees under a plan at Entre Computer Center, he says coverage lessens and premiums go up.
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((BART WILNER/BUSINESS OWNER; WE PAY APPROXIMATELY 40-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN HEALTH CARE PREMIUMS IN ONE YEAR. SO 22-PERCENT MAY BE HARD TO UNDERSTAND BUT 40-THOSAND DOLLARS ISN'T HARD TO UNDERSTAND.))
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To meet prices, Wilner says he's looking into different coverage plans and a percentage payment split with employees.

For News 7, I'm Rachel Cannon and that's this week's Business Review. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]))


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Coming up tonight in Sports, Travis Wells will have the highlights from Tech and U-V-A,
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and we'll tell you why some Roanoke women are looking for a little revenge on the football field.
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One of Hollywood's veteran actors passed away today.
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Richard Crenna, best known for his role in television's "The Real McCoys" and the Rambo movies died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76- in Los Angeles.
Crenna was a World War Two veteran, and moved from radio to television in the early fifities.
His most recent role was on "Judging Amy."
Crenna appeared in nearly 100- films, and DIRECTED over two-hundred T-V episodes and movies.
He was nominated for three golden globes, and has a star on the Hollywood walk of fame.
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A good squirrel dog is hard to find, but in southern Louisiana Joe Harrel has one that will hunt them down where they live.
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His rat terrier pup, named Makenzie will climb trees, jump limbs and run branches to get a squirrel.
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((SHE DID THAT ON HER OWN. YOU DIDN'T TRAIN HER TO DO THAT? SHE DID IT ON HER OWN. WHAT WAS YOUR REACTION WHEN YOU SAW IT? SURPRISE...LAUGHTER))
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This is the only dog Harrel owns that will climb trees looking for squirrels. The puppy's mom is happy encouraging from below.
Makenzie may have sure footing, but you might wonder if she ever falls.
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((SHE HAS GOT SURE FOOTING, BUT SHE DID FALL OUT ONE TIME, BUT LUCKILY SHE WASN'T HIGH ENOUGH THAT IT HURT HER.))
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Coming up, Duke falls from the ranks of the unbeaten while Virginia just can't buy a win on the road. The Hokies are on the board in the Big East, and the Express mixes things up with Richmond, but first in tonight's extra point,
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It was a tough day to be a quarterback in the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama. Chris Simms from Texas, gets sacked by Penn State's Michael Haynes. Then later, Kliff Kingsbury of Texas Tech goes to the turf.
There was still more misery for Simms who was picked off by Notre Dame's Shane Walton as the North posted the first Senior Bowl shutout since 1990, beating the South 17 to nothing.
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We start this morning on the ice where the Roanoke Express entertained old rival Richmond. Roanoke was trying to win its third straight over the Renegades who had won in just 3 of their last ten outings.
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The Express offense scored 7 goals Friday night against Cincinnati, but defense was the order early on.
Richmond's Brad Church had a couple of cracks at the net from in close, but gets stonewalled by goaltender Sebastian LePlante.
A few minutes later, the Express took advantage of the power play when Joe Dusbabek snuck the puck right between the pipes for a 1-nothing cushion.
Late in the first period, Duncan Dalmao hit Dan Carlson who found the back of the net for a 2 goal
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advantage and Roanoke went on to win its second straight 8 to 3.
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[S-Hokies]


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To the court where the Virginia Tech Hokies finally broke into the Big East win column by taking care of Providence last night at the Cassell.
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The Hokie Bird was having some fun with the crew on press row.
Brian Chase was having a good time as well. With the shot clock winding down, Chase shakes free and pulls the trigger on the triple that goes down.
The Friars then turned to Shaku Kabba who drives and puts in two with the kiss off the window.
Carlos Dixon then did a little 3 ballin' for Tech as the Hokies opened up a nice working margin.
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Bryant Matthews finished off PC with some defense. Matthews scored 26--it moves like jelly, but it tastes like jam. Tech beats up on Providence by a final of 92 to 79.
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The Virginia Tech women took care of West Virginia yesterday in Morgantown 55 to 48, breaking a nine game road losing streak in the Big East. Ieva Kublina posted a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds.

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The Virginia Cavaliers head to Blacksburg on Tuesday for the annual battle for the Commonwealth. The Hoos recent road woes continued today at Clemson where the Tigers have lost only once this season.
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Pete Gillen had to be happy at halftime as his team led by one thanks to moves like this one from the big fella Travis Watson. Watson scored 12 points today for the Wahoos.
UVA trailed by two late in the game before Todd Billet tickled the twine from long range to put the Cavs back on top with 30 seconds left. Billet hit 7 three's on his way to a 25 point afternoon.
Clemson's Obu Babalola was fouled underneath the hoop with 5.7 seconds left and he nailed both free throws leaving Virginia with one final shot. But Keith Jennifer's three was off the mark at the buzzer and
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Clemson hung on to win it 78 to 77.
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The Duke Blue Devils are no longer unbeaten after today's trip to Maryland. Roanoke's J-J Redick tallied just 13 points for Duke, including this 3 at the halftime horn for a 6 point lead.
But Maryland ripped off a 10-oh run midway thru the second period and pulled away from there.
Ryan Randle scored a quick two off the break. He finished with 15 points and 17 rebounds for the Terps.
[SUPER=33-Duke #1/72/Maryland #17/87/;]

Then Steve Blake deals to Drew Nicholas who pumped in 24 points to lead the Turtles. Maryland whipped Duke 87 to 72.
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In Chapel Hill, Rashad McCants threw down with 26 points for Carolina, but the Heels watched a 19 point lead evaporate against Connecticut. Ben Gordon's three would have sent it to OT, but it bounced off the rim
[SUPER=33-Connecticut #6/65/North Carolina/68/;]

and Carolina was three points better than the Huskies 68 to 65.
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VMI had lost 6 straight times to East Tennessee State entering today's contest with the Bucs from Johnson City. Bart Bellairs hoped his team could end the streak at Cameron Hall.
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Coach 'B' watched his team storm to an early lead scoring the game's first 7 points.
Early on, Tim Allmond works along the baseline. Allmond rolled home the turnaround jumper for 2 of his 13 points on the afternoon.
Halifax County native Ben Rand also tossed in 13 points. Radee Skipworth found him in transition and he buried the pull-up 'J'.
Skipworth then decided to do it himself for another VMI hoop--off the window and in, but ETSU had just enough in this one.
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Ben Rhoda scored 19 points for the Bucs who went on to win it by a final of 67 to 62.
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In Harrisonburg, former UVA assistant Jim Larranaga brought George Mason to JMU's Convocation Center, and the Dukes were rude hosts.
Check out David Fanning first bombing away from three point land and then getting up and throwing down the jam.
Stuarts Draft native Charlie Hatter nailed back to back three pointers to fuel a second half run by the
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Dukes and Dwayne Broyles led the way with 20 points as James Madison took care of George Mason 76 to 70.
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The NFL playoffs roll on this afternoon as four teams compete for the two Super Bowl bids. The early game features the NFC as the Bucs travel to Philly,
[TAKE #6167 Titans/Raiders]

while Tennessee visits Oakland in the AFC. Both the Titans and the Raiders endured four game losing streaks during the season, but none of that matters now.
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