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Coming up on News 7-
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Authorities release the name of a possible drowning victim in the New River. Traffic is tied up for hours after a tractor trailer overturns on Interstate 81. And, a Shawsville pastor reaches for a new world record.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

Plus the latest on seven American P-O-W's rescued earlier today. News 7 is next.

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In the words of one parent-- It's a dream come true. After 22- days in captivity, seven American P-O-W's are released and headed home from Iraq.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]

Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[Iraq]


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Two of the former P-O-W's had been shot. But military officials say overall the seven are doing just fine. Chris Lawrence is in Kuwait with the latest.
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[SUPER=201-Lt. Col. Ruth Lee; :14]
[SUPER=202-Matthew Fisher/National Post; :38]
[SUPER=201-Chris Lawrence/CBS News; 1:21]
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((THERE WERE JUBILANT SMILES AND LOOKS OF DISBELIEF BUT SEVEN AMERICAN P-O-WS SOON REALIZED: THEY'RE ALL GOING HOME. FIRST STOP: A HOSPITAL IN KUWAIT.
(SOT: Lt Col Ruth Lee)

THEIR CONDITION WAS GOOD. I SAW NOTHING THAT LOOKED ABNORMAL WITH ANY OF THEM. AND AGAIN, THEIR SPIRITS WERE GREAT. THEY WERE JUST GLAD TO BE BACK SORT OF IN AMERICAN SOIL. U-S MARINES DISCOVERED THE P-O-WS SUNDAY NEAR SAMARAAS TROOPS MOVED TOWARD SADDAMS HOMETOWN OF TIKRIT. U-S COMMANDERS SUSPECT DIE-HARD MEMBERS OF THE REPUBLICAN GUARD AND PARAMILITARY ARE HOLED UP IN TIKRIT ABOUT 25-HUNDRED STRONG. NATIONAL POST REPORTER MATTHEW FISHER IS WITH THE MARINES.
(VOICE OF MATTHEW FISHER-NATIONAL POST IN TIKRIT, IRAQ FOR GLOBAL NEWS) Its really quite a dramatic moment here because

this could signify the end of the war and a very big battle plan has been cooked up over the weekend. It involves many thousands of marines. 100 MILES SOUTH IN BAGHDAD FIREFIGHTS BETWEEN SNIPERS AND TROOPS CONTINUED TO LIGHT UP THE NIGHT. IT WAS NO LESS VIOLENT EARLIER IN THE DAY AS IRAQIS TURNED ON IRAQIS (nat: LOOTERS! LOOTERS!) AND LOOTERS PILLAGED BOTH BANKS AND EACH OTHER.(nat of troops) AMERICAN TROOPS HAVE TRIED TO KEEP THE PEACE. AND THATS GOOD ENOUGH FOR THESE BAGHDAD FAMILIES. THEY LEFT BEFORE THE WAR BEGANBUT NOW FEEL SAFE ENOUGH TO COME HOME.
(SOT: Chris Lawrence/CBS News/Kuwait)))





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For friends and relatives of the American P-O-Ws, it's clearly been an emotional day. Aleen Sirgany has reaction to the news from loved ones and President Bush.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=201-Jane Riley/Mother of James Riley; :32 (QUICK)]
[SUPER=201-Joel Hernandez/Brother of Edgar Hernandez; :48 (QUICK)]
[SUPER=201-Aleen Sirgany/CBS News; 1:10]
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((A CLEARLY THRILLED PRESIDENT BUSH RETURNED TO THE WHITE HOUSE FROM CAMP DAVID TODAY SHORTLY AFTER LEARNING ABOUT THE UNEXPECTED RELEASE OF SEVEN AMERICAN POWS.
(SOT) BUSH

Seven Americans are alive. Seven people who were missing are now alive. And I am so pleased for their families and loved ones. SAVED AFTER 22 DAYS IN CAPTIVITY, THE POWS WERE DECLARED IN GOOD CONDITION AND FLOWN TO KUWAIT WITHIN HOURS OF THEIR RESCUE. FOR THEIR FAMILIES, THE EMOTION IS OVERWHELMING.
(SOT) Jane Riley/Mother of James Riley; I m happy but I still can t believe it. When I touch him I ll know it s real

. IT S A FEELING SHARED BY ALL THE FAMILIES. FROM GEORGIA WHERE PILOT RONALD YOUNG S FAMILY IS CELEBRATING TO MISSION TEXAS WHERE SPECIALIST EDGAR HERNANDEZ S FAMILY IS COUNTING THE DAYS FOR HIS RETURN.
(SOT) Joel Hernandez/Brother of Edgar Hernandez Squeeze him, give him a kiss and tell him how much we love him.

BUT THERE ARE STILL AMERICAN TROOPS MISSING. AND AMID THE JOY OF THE RESCUE OF THESE POWS, PRESIDENT BUSH IS ASKING THE COUNTRY NOT TO FORGET ABOUT THOSE STILL OUT THERE.
Bush SOT 13:44:38 We still have missing in action in Iraq. We will continue to look for them. We pray that they

too will be safe and free one of these days. 13:44:48
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The POWs remain in Kuwait. It is unknown where they will be taken next and when they might come home. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBSNEWS, WASHINGTON.))


[Allen]


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Lawmakers are making quick work of providing money for the initial costs of the war in Iraq.
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On Friday, the Senate approved a compromise bill that provides nearly 80- billion dollars for the war and its aftermath. Yesterday-- the House added its stamp of approval. The fast-track legislation also contains funds to combat terrorism, boost defenses at home and give new aid to airlines.
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Senator George Allen says he's satisfied with the budget but would've liked to have seen more money set aside for job creation.
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[SUPER=201-Sen. George Allen/(R) Virginia; ]

((GEORGE ALLEN: THE PART THAT HAS TO DO WITH ECONOMIC GROWTH AND JOBS IS NOT AS GOOD AS I WOULD HAVE LIKED IT TO BE, I THINK WE NEED TO DO MORE AS FAR AS TAX POLICY, AT THE FEDERAL LEVEL, TO REDUCE TAXES ON INVESTORS, ON FAMILIES, AND INDIVIDUALS AND SMALL BUSINESSES SO THAT THEY WILL INVEST AND CREATE MORE JOBS.))
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Allen will be making several appearances in southwest Virginia tomorrow beginning in Hillsville. He'll also be stopping in Giles County for an announcement involving the historic courthouse and will visit the Volvo plant, as well.

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A man is in the hospital and two Roanoke City police officers are on administrative leave after an early morning shooting. The officers were responding to a loud music call on Madison Avenue when they stopped 20- year- old Antonio Lee Taylor who was driving away from the area.
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As the officers talked to Taylor, police say he moved his car, striking Officer M-E Thompson in the leg. Officer Thompson then fired several shots at Taylor, one of which hit him in the chest. The car then struck the porch of a home on Madison Avenue. Taylor was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial, but his condition is not being released.
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He faces charges of assault on a police officer and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine.

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An accident on Interstate 81 in Montgomery County tied up traffic for hours.
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Shortly before 8 o'clock tonight, State Police say the driver of a tractor trailer ran off the left side of the road, overcorrected and flipped. Officials then had to clean up bags of concrete that the truck was carrying. The wreck blocked both northbound lanes of the interstate, and traffic was diverted to Route 460. One lane has since been re-opened. No other cars were involved, and no one was injured. The driver of the truck has been charged with reckless driving.
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[World-Record]


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30 video tapes, 300- witnesses and more than two days later a Shawsville preacher has made history. But as Jennifer Wishon reports he didn't do it for fame.
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[SUPER=01-James Cole/White Memorial Methodist Church/Lay Leader; :18]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Norman Ramsey/White Memorial Methodist; :38]
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((AND THEY RAN IN WITH THEIR NOSES SO HIGH THAT THEY BOTH DROWNED BEFORE THEY GOT TO THE CAR. LAUGHTER))
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He couldn't open his eyes and had trouble walking, But after more than 50 hours of preaching Reverend Norman Ramsey was still making his congregation laugh.
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[IN Q=We've been blessed]

((JAMES COLE/WHITE MEMORIAL METHODIST CHURCH: WE'VE BEEN BLESSED WITH HIM, HE HAS HAD AN ABILITY TO GET ALONG WITH FOLKS. HE'S HAD AN ABILITY TO, AT THE RIGHT TIMES, MAKE PEOPLE LAUGH OR MAKE PEOPLE CRY.))
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A while back Ramsey received a challenge. Preach for more than 50 hours and set a new world record. On Sunday he completed the challenge, but it wasn't easy.
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[IN Q=I came close]

((REV. NORMAN RAMSEY: I CAME CLOSE LAST NIGHT, I DID ONE PSALM ASLEEP. I THINK I FELL ASLEEP ON PSALM 117 BUT THEN I KEPT ON TALKING.))
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And it's a good thing he did because he had to follow strict rules.
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((JAMES COLE/WHITE MEMORIAL METHODIST CHURCH: HE COULD ONLY HAVE A 30 SECOND PAUSE AT ANY POINT IN TIME BETWEEN, ACTUALLY IN HIS CASE, READING THE VARIOUS PSALMS.))
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On top of that he only got a 15 minute break every eight hours, had to have a witness present at all times and had to record the entire sermon. But most importantly his message had to make sense. ((Nats music))
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[SOT 36:43:16]
[IN Q=Breaking a world]

((JENNIFER WISHON/REPORTING: BREAKING A WORLD RECORD WASN'T THE CHURCH'S ONLY GOAL IN TAKING ON THE PROJECT. THEY'RE ALSO USING IT TO RAISE MONEY. MONEY THAT WILL GO TOWARDS A VARIETY OF LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS ALONG WITH THE FRANKLIN GRAHAM FESTIVAL COMING UP NEXT MONTH IN SALEM.))
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((Nats of Ramsey)) In fact the upcoming festival was part of Reverend Ramsey's inspiration.
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[IN Q=Well, it goes back to]

((REV. NORMAN RAMSEY/WHITE MEMORIAL METHODIST CHURCH: WELL, IT GOES BACK TO SOMETHING SHERMAN BARNETT SAID BACK IN THE FIRST PREVIEW EVENT FOR THE FESTIVAL. HE SAID THEIR PURPOSE WAS TO MAKE THE GOSPEL UNAVOIDABLE IN THEIR COMMUNITY AND THIS WAS THE ONLY WAY I COULD COME UP WITH THAT WE MIGHT HAVE A CHANCE OF DOING THAT.))
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The Reverend says he's not yet sure how the experience has changed him, but was sure of one thing.
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((I GUESS I'VE FINISHED TALKING. LAUGHTER.)) Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Shawsville.))
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[WRITER=rle]
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Still to come on News 7 at 11, scientists may be a step closer to solving the mystery of the SARS virus,
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[VO-NAT]

and also Jeff Gordon takes the Virginia 500 in Martinsville. We'll have a full wrap up in sports.
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Crews in Giles County continue to search for a man who's boat capsized on the New River.
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40- year- old James Pearly Simonds of Stuarts Draft was last seen around one o'clock yesterday. Today crews searched the river and river banks as police searched by helicopter. Witnesses told police they saw the man heading downstream on the top of a capsized boat. Rescue personnel found the boat about a mile and a half downstream from where Simonds was last seen. Officials say the river was more than nine feet above normal when the accident happened. No word yet on whether the search will resume tomorrow.
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[SARS-Latest]


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Canadian researchers have become the first to map the genetic code of the virus believed to be behind the deadly outbreak of SARS.
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Doctors say it's a breakthrough that could eventually lead to an effective means to diagnose the illness.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=OUR PARTICULAR GOAL ]

((MARCO MARRA/DIRECTOR OF THE MICHAEL SMITH GENOME SCIENCES CENTRE-OUR PARTICULAR GOAL WAS TO GENERATE THE SEQUENCE INFORMATION, PLACE IT IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN SO THAT INVESTIGATORS EVERYWHERE COULD UTILIZE THEIR COMPLEMENTARY EXPERTISE IN THE SEARCH FOR AN AGENT FOR SARS AND LONG TERM, A CURE))
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[OUT Q=AND LONG-TERM, A CURE]
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[VO-NAT]


As soon as the mapping was complete... it was posted on the Internet.
Meanwhile, officials in Canada reported today that three more people are dead from SARS... lifting the death toll in that country to 13.
Across Canada, 274 suspected cases have been reported and at least 20 countries have warned their citizens to restrict travel to the Toronto area.
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North Korea has shifted its policy on possible dialogue with the U-S on suspected nuclear arms plans.
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North Korea had insisted on direct talks with the United States with no other countries mediating... they also demanded a "non-aggression" treaty with the U-S.
Now the country is softening that tone, saying they would participate in multilateral talks if the U-S "made a bold change" in its policy toward North Korea.
This comes just days after the U-N Security Council refused a U-S request to condemn North Korea for backing out of a treaty to curb nuclear weapons.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[WRITER=rle]
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Still to come, we'll take a look at a business that transforms nature into homes,
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plus, most people wouldn't decorate their rides like these. We'll take you to a festival that celebrates people who take automotive adornment to the extreme.
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[Commercial]

[Art-Cars]


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There were some strange sights on the streets of Austin, Texas this weekend.
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The city held its first "Art Car Parade."
Some unusual and creative cars were on display.
A scorpion car complete with pinchers... and a book mobile armed with a working flame thrower.
Participants dress up the cars with just about anything they can find to stick on metal.
One car was covered with games...twister, operation, scrabble and others.
Some cars were built to look like a fish out of water... like this boat car.
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[VA-Profile]


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It's a style of home that is evolving from swanky ski cabins, to practically everywhere. Construction of timber frame houses is surging, and many are finding they fit perfectly in their new homes. Rachel Cannon has more in this week's Virginia Profile.
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[SUPER=01-Steve Arthur/Dreaming Creek Senior Designer; :12]
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(( ((NATS 00:14:54 saw)) The wielding of the sharp blade is the beginning stage of someone's home. At Dreaming Creek Timber Frame Homes in Floyd County, the workload is hands on.
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[SOT 00:06:03]
[IN Q=QUITE OFTEN]

((STEVE ARTHUR/DREAMING CREEK SR. DESIGNER; QUITE OFTEN I THINK THAT IS WHAT DREW MOST OF US TO THE INDUSTRY IN THE FIRST PLACE WORKING WITH THE NATURAL MATERIAL.))
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As a designer, Stever Arthur works with the plans that guide a craftsman's hands. The combination of a fine arts degree and interest in construction led him to a career in timber framing over 12-years ago.
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[SOT 00:02:58]
[IN Q=it's a]

(( IT'S A TREMENDOUSLY GROWING BUSINESS.)) (cover)
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Like the business, designs evolve over the years.
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[SOT 00:01:39]
[IN Q=THE TIMBERS]

((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.))
[OUT Q=CONFIGURATIONS.]

Arthur says he can make a client's ideas and dreams a reality. ((NATS 00:24:10 THE TIMBER HERE IN THE HALLWAY IS A WALNUT)) But he's adamant he doesn't do it alone. Dreaming Creek builds about 20-homes a year, all with a personal touch.
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[SOT 00:01:59]
[IN Q=A PERSON]

((A PERSON CUTS ALL THE JOINERY LAYS IT USUALLY HANDS CUT THE CONNECTIONS HAND FITS THE CONNECTIONS ON THE SHOP FLOOR HERE IT'S ALL WOOD CONNECTIONS FASTENED WITH WOOD PEGS AGAIN IT'S AN HONEST STRUCTURE.))
[OUT Q=STRUCTURE.]

And when you're in one, you'll know. Rachel Cannon, News 7, Floyd County.))



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Coming up, Jeff Gordon wins from the pole at Martinsville, and a lefty not named Mickelson is victorious at the Masters, but first in tonight's extra point,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA/NESN; :00]


Red Sox third base coach Mike Cubbage is o-k after suffering a diabetic seizure during last night's game with Baltimore. Cubbage was examined at a hospital as a precautionary measure. He is a former UVa baseball player and manager of the Lynchburg Mets.
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Jeff Gordon picked up his fourth career win at the Martinsville Speedway this afternoon. Mike Stevens has more on a day that featured hot laps and some hot entertainers, as well.
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[SUPER=01-Bill Goldberg/WWE Wrestler; :43]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Gordon/Virginia 500 Winner; 1:47]
[SUPER=01-Bobby Labonte/Finished Second; 2:08]
[SUPER=01-Tony Eury, Jr./Earnhardt's Crew Chief; 2:37]
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[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[S-Masters]


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Mike Weir has added a new green jacket to his wardrobe tonight after winning the first playoff in 13 years at the Masters.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Augusta, GA/The Masters; :00]


To Augusta National we go, where Tiger Woods struggled to a round of 75 after a double bogey at the day's third hole. He finished nine shots off the pace.
It was also that kind of day for third round leader Jeff Maggert who carded a 75 as well, only good enough for fifth place.
Len Mattiace was in the hunt though. Mattiace made three birdies and an eagle on the back nine to finish at 7-under for the tourney. This shot for birdie certainly helped.
But Weir made 2 great saves on the way in to also finish at 7-under and force a playoff.
On the first hole of sudden death, Mattiace found trouble and Weir just had to make bogey. He becomes the first Canadian to win the Masters and the first lefthander to win a major in 40 years.
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[SUPER=01-Mike Weir/First Major Victory; :04]
[SUPER=01-Len Mattiace/Finished 2nd; :20]
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[S-Baseball]


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On the diamond, the Salem Avalanche continued its first road trip of the season with a 7-2 loss at the hands of Winston-Salem. In Lynchburg, the Hillcats improved to 5 and 1 by beating Wilmington 5 to 2.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL/TBS Sports; :00]


In the big leagues Greg Maddux finally broke out of his early season slump. Maddux had been oh and three for the first time in his career, but today gave up just one run on two hits in six innings of work against the Marlins.
Vinny Castilla drove in five runs for the Braves who won it 7 to 1.
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And in Cleveland, the Indians ended the Royals 9 game winning streak to start the season. Milton Bradley homered (------------) for Cleveland, his second of the year.