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Coming up on News 7-
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Another search for a possible drowning victim is underway in Giles County. In Lynchburg, thousands rally behind American troops. Hundreds of area kids volunteer for a little "spring cleaning".
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

Plus, Saddam's lead science advisor turns himself over to U-S authorities. News 7 is next.

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[SOT 21:19]
[IN Q=I said if I]

((MOLLIE HODGES/MOTHER: I SAID IF I COULD MAKE IT THROUGH CHRISTMAS I WOULD CONSIDER MYSELF REALLY DOING GOOD, IT WAS HARD, REALLY HARD, IT IS STILL HARD.))
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[OUT Q=it is still hard]
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[VO-NAT]


A Franklin County family is still looking for answers nearly a year after their loved one was murdered.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]

Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[Bennett-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-06 TC-1:15:35]
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[****ANCHOR TAG*****] There are new leads in the case of young Franklin County woman who was murdered last year in Raleigh, North Carolina.

The news comes as family and friends gathered today to dedicate a memorial in honor of Stephanie Bennett. Justin McLeod has more on her life and the murder that took it.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=03-Raleigh, NC/May 21, 2002; :16]
[SUPER=01-Denna Powell/Friend; :25]
[SUPER=01-Carmon Bennett/Stephanie's Father; :47]
[SUPER=@justin1; 1:12]
[SUPER=01-Lt. Chris Morgan/Raleigh Police Dept.; 1:35]
[SUPER=01-Mollie Hodges/Stephanie's Mother; 1:47]
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[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Salem]

((((NAT SOUND OF WOMAN SPEAKING AT 26:57 "WE HAD FORMED A BOND THAT SO IS SO CONNECTED SOUL TO SOUL BECAUSE LAST YEAR WE LOST A PART OF US."))
At this year's Alumni Weekend at Roanoke College, you'll see more tears than smiles.
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[IN Q=It's been the toughest]

((MOLLIE HODGES/MOTHER: IT'S BEEN THE TOUGHEST YEAR.))
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[OUT Q=toughest year]


A tough year that began on May 21st.
That is when police found 23 year old Stephanie Bennett dead in her Raleigh North Carolina apartment.
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[IN Q=She would come across]

((DEANNA POWELL/FRIEND: SHE WOULD COME ACROSS SHY TO SOMEONE THAT SHE DIDN'T KNOW BUT ONCE YOU KNEW HER SHE WAS A VERY KIND SWEET HEARTED, GOOD GIRL.))
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[OUT Q=good girl]


A girl who grew up in Franklin County and graduated from Roanoke College in 2001.
Several of her classmates returned to campus this weekend.
They came here to dedicate a bench and garden in memory of Stephanie.
[SOT 4:09]
[IN Q=Stephanie has touched]

((CARMON BENNETT/FATHER: STEPHANIE HAS TOUCHED A LOT MORE PEOPLE'S LIVES THAN JUST HER FAMILY JUST AS YOU CAN SEE FROM THE OUT GATHERING HERE, I AM REALLY IMPRESSED, IT JUST MAKES ME THAT MUCH MORE PROUDER OF MY DAUGHTER.))
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[OUT Q=I am really impressed]


A daughter who was known for her smile and in fact was voted best personality at Franklin County school.
Nearly a year after her death, many are clearly still trying to come to terms with what happened.
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[IN Q=Even as family]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: EVEN AS FAMILY AND FRIENDS GATHER HERE TO CELEBRATE AND REMEMBER THE LIFE OF STEPHANIE BENNETT THEY STILL HAVE A LOT OF QUESTIONS AS TO WHO DID THIS AND WHY. IT IS ANSWERS THE RALEIGH POLICE DEPARTMENT IS CONFIDENT MAY SOON BE ON ITS WAY.))
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[OUT Q=on its way]

((QUICK NAT SOUND OF CEREMONY))
The lead investigator was on hand for Saturday's dedication ceremony.
He declined to say whether they are any suspects.
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[IN Q=What I will tell you]

((LT. CHRIS MORGAN/RALEIGH POLICE DEPARTMENT: WHAT I WILL TELL YOU IS THAT WE HAVE SOME SIGNIFICANT EVIDENCE IN THIS CASE, IT'S GOING TO BE A CASE THAT WE WILL CLEAR.))
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[OUT Q=we will clear]


Stephanie's family hopes that comes sooner rather than later.
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[OUT Q=Lt. Chris Morgan]

((MOLLIE HODGES/MOTHER: LT. CHRIS MORGAN TELLS ME, HE'S ASSURED ME FROM DAY ONE HE IS GOING TO FIND HIM, HE'S GOING TO FIND HIM AND I THINK HE WILL.))
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[OUT Q=think he will]


Until then, her family and friends will try to focus on the good times and not the bad one that took her life.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Salem.))
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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[TAKE RALEIGH PHONE FS]
The Raleigh Police Department is still asking for the public's help.
If you have any information on the case, you're asked to call police at 919-890-3555.
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[River-Rescue]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-03 TC-1:59:31]
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Officials in Giles County are searching for a missing man on the New River.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co.;]

Around one-fifteen this afternoon, the Glen Lyn Police Department received a call that a man was heading downstream on the top of a capsized boat. Giles County Fire and Rescue personnel did find the 17 foot Bayliner boat about a mile and a half downstream from where the man was last seen. A State Police helicopter and officers with the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries are assisting with the search.
The search was suspended around 8 o'clock tonight, and will resume tomorrow morning. The man's name is not being released until family members can be notified.
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[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=After Saddam]

A lack of order continues in the heart of Iraq, as looting continues and vigilantes wander the streets. Meanwhile, Saddam Hussein's top science adviser surrendered today, still maintaining the country does NOT have any chemical weapons. Teri Okita is in Kuwait with the latest.
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[SUPER=203-Baghdad, Iraq; :00 ]
[SUPER=201-Major Paul Konopka/Civil Affairs Division; :46]
[SUPER=201-Teri Okita/CBS News; 1:31]
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[OUT Q=STD]

((Vigilantes like these roam the streets of Baghdad. It's not clear why they're attacking this man. He could have been a Hussein loyalist - or possibly a looter. There are still signs of looting, although whats left to take is dwindling. Here at the Iraqi National Museum, priceless treasures from Iraqs rich cultural history are gone forever - and the deputy director blames it on the Americans. The sentiment is different elsewhere. With the fall of Baghdad, the mission for many coalition forces is changing from one of combat to one of humanitarian aid: Fresh water and power are top priorities. US Marines met with Iraqi officials at one of Baghdads key power plants to try to restore electricity to the city: Major Paul Konopka/Civil Affairs Division Sot; its important - provides lights, security purifies water Other marines met with heavy resistance - the fiercest theyve seen in days. On the West bank of the Tigris River, US forces fought back and seized enemy snipers. And soldiers have made a grim discovery at a local elementary school ... suicide bomber vests ... enough to fully-outfit an army of martyrs. Another find for the coalition: the so-called "seven of diamonds" on the Pentagons "most wanted" list. Saddam Husseins top scientist surrender today ...still claiming Iraq doesn't have weapons of mass destruction ... and that the U-S has made a mistake.))

[Lynch]


[ANCHOR=teresa]
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[WRITER=dgr]
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One of America's P-O-W's has returned. Jessica Lynch is back on American soil... landing at Andrews Air force base earlier today along with four dozen other wounded soldiers.
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[VO-NAT]


Private First Class Lynch's plane landed after a nine hour flight from Germany.
[SUPER=203-Andrews AFB;]


She was rescued from an Iraqi hospital on April first and was treated at Rammstein (Ram-Stine) Air Force base for a head wound, spinal injury and fractures in her arms and legs.
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[SOT-11]
[IN Q=SHE IS IN PAIN ]

((MAJOR MIKE YOUNG/LYNCH FAMILY SPOKESMAN- SHE IS IN PAIN BUT SHE IS IN GOOD SPIRITS. ALTHOUGH SHE FACES A LENGTHY REHABILITATION, SHE IS TOUGH.))
[SUPER=201-Major Mike Young/Lynch Family Spokesman]
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[OUT Q=SHE IS TOUGH]
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Most of that rehabilitation will be done at the Army's Walter Reed hospital in D-C.
Lynch, not yet able to walk, remained on a stretcher... she was joined on the plane by her family.
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[Allen-War]


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"If Saddam is dead that's one thing, but regardless his regime is gone". That's the opinion of Senator George Allen-- who is spending the next few days in southwest Virginia and was asked to weigh in on U-S progress, so far, in the war.
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[SUPER=201-Sen. George Allen/(R) Virginia; :00]
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((ANYTIME YOU SEE A LEADER WHO BUILDS STATUES TO THEMSELVES YOU KNOW THEY'RE EGOTISTICAL AND THEN SEEING THE REACTION OF THE PEOPLE, HITTING IT WITH THEIR SHOES AND STOMPING ON IT.))
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Senator George Allen says watching the statue of Saddam fall was a historic moment-- But he says the work of U-S and coalition troops in Iraq is far from over.
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[IN Q= THE KEY IS IN ]

((THE KEY IS IN THE SHORT RUN TO STOP THE LOOTING AND GET SOME CIVIL ORDER, START CONSTITUTING SOME SORT OF INTERIM GOVERNMENT THAT IS REFLECTIVE OF THE PEOPLE IN THE AREA AND THEN TRANSITION TO A PERMANENT GOVERNMENT.))
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But Allen says none of this will be easy as U-S and coalition troops encounter pockets of resistance. In fact-- he predicts restoring order and a new government could take years.
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[IN Q= IT'S NOT GOING TO ]

((IT'S NOT GOING TO BE MONTHS, IT WILL PROBABLY BE YEARS TO THE EXTENT WE CAN GET OTHER COUNTRIES TO HELP FUND IT, THAT WOULD BE GOOD, NATO MIGHT HAVE A ROLE, CLEARLY THE COUNTRIES WILLING TO JOIN US AND THERE WERE WELL OVER 40 SOME OF THEM COULDN'T DO MUCH MILITARILY AND THE UNITED NATIONS MIGHT HAVE A PARTNERSHIP ROLE. ))
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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Senator Allen was in southwest Virginia today to attend a sixth congressional district awards banquet.

[Troop-Rally]


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[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-13 TC-20:44]
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Senator Allen says we should do everything we can to support the troops and today folks did just that in Lynchburg.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Lynchburg]


Liberty University sponsored a Support the Troops rally this afternoon at the Vines Center.
Those who attended were encouraged to bring flags and patriotic signs as well as to wear red, white, and blue.
The program included several patriotic songs and prayers for U-S troops and the country.
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[SOT 14:43]
[IN Q=O God we thank you]

((DR. DAVE SMELTZ/VA CHAPLAIN VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA: O GOD WE THANK YOU THAT WE LIVE IN THE GREATEST NATION IN THE WORLD AND THANK YOU FATHER FOR LETTING US BE A PART OF IT.))
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Today's rally attracted nearly two thousand people.
Many in attendance have loved ones or know someone who is serving in Iraq.
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[Flag-Giveaway]


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You'll also be seeing plenty of red, white, and blue around the Roanoke Valley.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Roanoke Co.]


The Lakeland Masonic Lodge number- 190 organized "Operation 12,000 Flags" today at Tanglewood Mall.
Volunteers handed out 12-thousand flags and a mile of yellow ribbon.
The project cost nearly two thousand dollars and organizers say it's money well spent.
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[IN Q=We're here because]
((ANDY LUCAS/LAKELAND LODGE #190: WE'RE HERE BECAUSE OF THE FREEDOM TO BE ABLE TO HAND OUT A FLAG EVEN IF SOMEONE DOES

N'T WANT ONE THAT IS OK. WE WANT EVERYONE TO TAKE THEM AND WAVE THEM AND SHOW THEIR PRIDE IN AMERICA BECAUSE IT IS THE GREATEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD.))
[SUPER=201-Andy Lucas/Lakeland Lodge #190]
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[OUT Q=country in the world]
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[VO-NAT]


Volunteers also handed out cards with the pledge of allegiance on it and accepted donations for the Family Assistance Fund.
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Still to come, some high school kids got their hands dirty for a good cause today.
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[VO-NAT]

and stories of pets growing too big for their homes are common, but what to do with a four foot shark? We'll have that story a little later in the newscast.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey folks. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports office. Coming up later, Dennis Setzer turns two at Martinsville, and it's good to be Green in Nashville. Plus, Tiger is on the prowl at the Masters, and the Keydets ready for the Big South. All that and more on the way in sports.))

[Masters]


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[WRITER=tha]
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Martha Burk and her supporters brought their fight against all-male Augusta National to the Masters golf tournament today.
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[VO-NAT 15:39:40]
[SUPER=03-Augusta, GA;]

Burk and about 30 supporters showed up for today's demonstration. Burk said the millionaires in the elite golf club are terrified that the protests will force them to admit a woman member. Burk also railed against local officials for isolating the protests a half-mile from the front gates of the club. The distance allowed most of the golfers, fans and green-jacket wearing club members to walk inside without seeing the demonstrators.
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[Biz-Review]


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A local company sews to secure lives and the government looks to collect. News 7's Rachel Cannon has those stories and more in this week's Business Review.
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[SUPER=01-Jackie Shuck/Roanoke Regional Airport Director; :56]
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(([MUSIC AND GRAPHICS] ((03-01 TC1:42:53)) Employees at Aerial are working overtime. The company uses precision sewing to make products for all branches of the military.
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[IN Q=WE WANT TO]

((ERMA PUCKETT/SEWING MACHINE OPERATOR; WE WANT TO DO ALL WE CAN FOR THEM I FEEL LIKE THAT'S MY PART THAT'S ALL I CAN DO YOU KNOW MAKE A GOOD PRODUCT FOR THEM SO I FEEL LIKE I'M DOING MY PART.))
[OUT Q=DOING MY PART.]

On rush order these days are search and rescue mission hooks and night vision goggle clips. Aerial concentrates on needs of special operations units. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS] ((03-15 TC2:13:25)) The countdown is on to tax time. This year the I-R-S is encouraging people to file on-line for free.
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[SOT ]
[IN Q=It's fast]

((GLORIA WAJCIECHOWSKI/IRS SPOKESMAN; IT'S FAST, IT'S EASY THE REFUND COMES IN TEN DAYS IF YOU HAVE DIRECT DEPOSIT, IT'S MORE ACCURATE.)) [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS] ((03-02 TC1:42:37)) The travel industry continues to struggle. Spring Break fever may now be cabin fever.
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((JACKIE SHUCK/AIRPORT DIRECTOR; TRAVEL IS OFF FROM WHAT WE'VE SEEN IN OTHER YEARS THIS TIME OF THE SEASON.))
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Officials say the sluggish economy and war with Iraq are keeping people home. For News 7, I'm Rachel Cannon and that's this week's Business Review. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]))



[Youth-Service]


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Hundreds of kids from the region donated their time today to lend a helping hand in the Roanoke Valley.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The teens participated in a variety of projects, from cleaning historic train engines at the Virginia Museum of Transporation to organizing and delivering supplies collected for the Higher Education Center. Other teens helped paint murals in several Northwest neighborhoods, planting trees, and just doing some spring cleaning. 75 adults and nearly three dozen Hollins University students worked alongside the teens.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[WRITER=rle]
[NEWSCAST=11]
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Still to come on News 7 at 11, hundreds of people gathered at the Mill Mountain Zoo, but it wasn't the animals that were the star attraction.
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[VO-NAT]

and we may be a week away, but some Salem kids got an early visit from the Easter Bunny today. We'll have that and more coming up.
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[Profile-Preview]


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A local company has a unique way of looking at nature.
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[SUPER=03-Floyd Co.;]

Dreaming Creek creates timber frame homes at its Floyd County facility. Steve Arthur is a senior designer. He was the company's first employee 12-years ago. Arthur and his co-workers consider the design and creation of timber frames an art.
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[SOT 00:01:35]
[IN Q=IT'S AN HONEST ]

((STEVE ARTHUR/DREAMING CREEK SENIOR DESIGNER; IT'S AN HONEST STRUCTURE, THE TIMBERS WHICH SUPPORT THE BUILDING ARE ALL EXPOSED ON THE INTERIOR WITHIN THE TIMBER DESIGN ITSELF WE CAN COME UP WITH SOME REALLY INTERESTING CONFIGURATIONS.))


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Homes created by Dreaming Creek are put up around the country. Arthur says while timber frames are often used for spacious resort properties, the industry is moving towards residential and average home buyers.
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[TAKE 9156ESS FS- PROFILE PROMO BOARD] We'll see the makings of a home in this week's Virginia Profile.
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[Arbor-Day]


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Once you build a home you often need trees to landscape it, and today there were plenty of free ones.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Mill Mountain Zoo held its fourth annual Arbor Day celebration.
The event included several educational activities about trees and a free pine seedling giveaway.
More than a 100 seedlings were given out and several hundred people attended the day long event.
Arbor Day is set aside to celebrate tree planting and tree care as well as to promote rain forest rescue.
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[Egg-Hunt]


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Some area kids spent their morning not in the trees but in the grass.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


A crowd of more than 800-hundred took part in the annual Easter egg hunt at Salem's Longwood Park.
The event began promptly at ten this morning and was over within ten minutes.
That is pretty quick when you consider the kids had to pick up more than eight-thousand eggs.
The hunt has been going strong now for more than 50- years.
It ended with an appearance by the Easter Bunny.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Similar events also took place today in Roanoke County and Roanoke City.

[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=travis]
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Coming up, Dennis Setzer makes it two straight at Martinsville, Tiger is in the hunt at Augusta, and the Hokies are just a week away from the spring game, but first in tonight's extra point,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Syracuse, NY; :00]


The city of Syracuse turned out to honor the 2003 national champs today. Coach Jim Boeheim donned the orange sombrero for the party. Carmelo Anthony waved goodbye for perhaps the final time. The players and coaches were later given a key to the city.
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[S-Trucks]


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The Martinsville Speedway is just one of just two facilities on the truck schedule since 1995 that hasn't had a repeat winner. That is, until today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/Advance Auto Parts 250; :00]


It was a gorgeous day for racing as a record crowd of 41 thousand people were on hand. They got to see the truck series regulars and a few former Winston Cuppers including ole DW, Darrell Waltrip who started 12th.
The pace was fast early as the Dodges of Bobby Hamilton and Ted Musgrave jumped out to the early lead, only to be slowed when Brian Rose spun in turn 4, bringing out one of eleven cautions on the day totaling 59 laps. Just a typical short track day.
Chad Chaffin led the most laps this afternoon, but he ran out of gas with just five to go and wound up 26th.
Stuart's Jon Wood fought handling problems and finished 22nd, three laps down. That's right where he started.
Waltrip dropped back early but managed to clean up with a respectable 7th place finish in the Tide machine. But he was no match for Dennis Setzer.
Setzer took the lead at lap 199 and held on to win his 2nd straight Advance Auto Parts 250 and give Chevrolet its 100th truck series victory.
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[SUPER=01-Dennis Setzer/2nd Straight Advance Auto 250 Win; :00]
[SUPER=01-Darrell Waltrip/Finished 7th; :08]
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[OUT Q=I'm really happy."]
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[S-Cup]


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[WRITER=twe]
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Earlier today, the Winston Cup drivers put the finishing touches on preparations for Sunday's Virginia 500.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]


Kenny Wallace turned the fastest lap in Happy Hour practice going 92.15 miles per hour. He was followed up by pole sitter Jeff Gordon.
Ricky Rudd was just 29th fastest today. He'll start 19th in the race.
Forgive Rudd if he has other things on his mind. Along with Jeff Burton, Rudd has been participating in an internet letter writing campaign as part of a program known as jocks to GI's. He is paired up with a pen pal in the American armed forces in Iraq.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Ricky Rudd/Motorcraft Ford Driver; :00]
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=going through over there."]
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[S-Busch]


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[WIPE to ENG!!]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nashville, TN/FX; :00]


The Busch cars put the hammer down in the Music City in today's Pepsi 300. The fans got their money's worth as David Green got past Johnny Sauter on the final lap for the win. It's Green's 6th career Busch series win, but his first since 1996.
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[S-Masters]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-143 TC10242]
[GRAPHIC=The Masters]


After weather dominated the first two days of the Masters, the best players in the world put on quite a show in this afternoon's third round at Augusta National.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Augusta, GA/The Masters; :00]


Believe it or not, Tiger Woods just barely made the cut, and trailed by 11 shots at one point. But he rallied with four straight birdies on his way to a 6-under 66 to get to within four of the lead.
Canadian Mike Weir was the leader, but struggled on the home stretch with bogeys thanks to shots like this one into the water. He's two shots back of this guy.
Jeff Maggert who fired a 66 of his own. Maggert is the leader at 5-under par headed to the final round of the 67th Masters.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Maggert/Third Round Leader; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tiger Woods/Four Shots Back of Leader; :17]
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=a heckuva challenge."]
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech]


This afternoon, the Virginia Tech Hokies held their 4th scrimmage of the spring practice period. Chris Clifton caught three TD passes while Marcus Vick and Bryan Randall threw for two apiece. The spring game is set for next Saturday, but defensive end Darryl Tapp may miss the festivities. He suffered a sprained ankle in today's scrimmage.


[S-Keydets]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-147 1:06:26]
[GRAPHIC=VMI]


The VMI football team has wrapped up spring practice. The team moves from the Southern Conference to the Big South this fall.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington; :00]


That might be a positive for a young Keydets defense that must fill six starting spots.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Cal McCombs/VMI Head Football Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Derik Screen/VMI Linebacker; :10]
[RUNS=:31]
[OUT Q=......as they have in the past"]
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[Pet-Shark]


[ANCHOR=teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Finally tonight.... What do you do when your pet shark gets too big?
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Monterey, CA]

That's exactly the problem a family in California faced when their pet shark "Jigsaw" got too big for the family home.
"Jigsaw" a White Tip Reef shark has been the family pet for the past three years but just wouldn't fit into the aquarium that was built for her. White Tip Reef sharks mature at nearly four feet long. The family was finally able to get some help-- when the Monterey Bay Aquarium offered to give the pet shark a new plac(------------) e to call home.