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Coming up on News 7-
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Several major new developments in the case of missing woman Laci Peterson.
Video and audio released of Saddam Hussein, but is it real?
and most people put makeup on to look better. but one person does it to look beastly. Behind the scenes at a Broadway show here in Roanoke.
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[Talent=Jean]


And News 7 at Eleven is next.

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[SOT 21:20:07]
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((THERE IS NO QUESTION IN OUR MIND THAT THE UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE IS LACI PETERSON AND THE FETUS IS THE BIOLOGICAL CHILD OF LACI AND SCOTT PETERSON.))
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[OUT Q=and Scott Peterson.]
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[VO-NAT]


And today Scott Peterson was arrested in San Diego.
Tonight he is on his way back to Modesto in the custody of police detectives.
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
[SS=NEws 7 @ 11]



[Laci-Peterson]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
It is something most had hoped would not be true, but tonight it is confirmed- the remains earlier this week are those of Laci Peterson and her baby.
The District Attorney says Scott Peterson will be arraigned early next week and charerd with capital murder- which could result in the death penalty.
[LA DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Sanchez /Newspath;]


Elizabeth Sanchez joins us live from California.
[LIVE= Sanchez /FULL Newspath]
[SUPER=@Sanchez1;]
[SUPER=05-Los Angeles, CA]
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[***ROLLED FROM NEWSPATH***]
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Roy Wasden/Modesto Police Chief; :11]
[SUPER=01-Bill Lockyer/CA Attorney General; :35]
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[OUT Q=seized his truck]

((From the beginning Scott Peterson has denied knowing what happened to his pregnant wife Laci .... but police clearly don't believe him.... he is under arrest. Chief Roy Wasden, Modesto Police Dept. "He has been taken............ booked in the Stanislaus County jail" Peterson and her babys body washed up on a San Francisco bay shore earlier this week. The umbiliacal cord was still attached to the infant. Identification was difficult as the bodies were decomposed. Bill Lockyer, State Attorney general "Thre is no question in our mind that the unidentified woman is Laci Peterson and the infant is the biological child of Laci and Scott Peterson." Laci's husband, Scott Peterson said he last saw his 8 month pregnant wife on Christmas Eve before he left to go fishing not far from where the bodies were found. He's admitted having an affair with another woman. Police arrested Peterson on a San Diego golf course and have also seized his truck. Friends and family know now - that Laci and her son - will be laid to rest together....but how they met such a tragic end...remains a mystery. Elizabeth Sanchez, CBS news.))
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[Hunter-Death]


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The reward for information in a Rockbridge County shooting is growing.
An anonymous donor is pledging more than ten-thousand dollars.
Investigators are trying to find out who shot and killed a turkey hunter last weekend.
44- year- old David Stack of Maryland was hunting between South Buffalo Road and Bluegrass Trail last Saturday when he was shot in the back.
The Virginia Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation is also chipping in a thousand dollars in reward money.
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[TAKE PINNACLE FULL]
Anyone with information should call the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries wildlife crime line at 1-800-237-5712.
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[Dominion-Settlement]


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Dominion Virginia Power has agreed to spend more than a Billion dollars to reduce pollution at eight power plants in Virginia and West Virginia.
The company will also pay a more than five-million dollar fine as part of the largest settlement ever with a utility under the nation's clean air laws.
Dominion will be required to install state-of-the-art controls by 2013 at six coal-fired plants in Virginia and two in West Virginia.
The technology should cut emissions of sulfur-dioxide and nitrogen-oxide by two-thirds.

[Goodyear]


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Day by day. That's how contract negotiations will take place at Danville's Goodyear plant.
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[SUPER=03-Danville;]

The company and the United Steelworkers of America Local 831 are agreeing to "open ended" contract negotiations. It avoids a work stoppage at the Danville plant which employees almost 2-thousand people. The union says Goodyear wants concessions from workers while they want to maintain wage and health care packages along with job security.
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((DANA DIXON/USWA LOCAL 831; WE REALLY DON'T WANT TO SEE A STRIKE WE WOULD LIKE TO SEE GOODYEAR PROSPER WE'D LIKE TO CONTINUE OUR JOBS BUT AT THE SAME TIME OF THE STRIKE HAS TO BE WE'RE PREPARED FOR IT.))
[SUPER=01-Dana Dixon/USWA Local 831;]
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[OUT Q=PREPARED FOR IT.]
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Union members approved a strike authorization vote last month. Dana Dixon says the day-to-day negotiation agreement is a positive sign but that it doesn't mean an agreement will be reached quicker or that they're more likely to go on strike.
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[City-Budget]


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The details are due on Monday, but Roanoke City Manager Darlene Burcham is preparing to deliver another tight budget proposal to city council.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape]


As in recent years, the city must deal with declining state aid, and growing demands on local government.
The city manager will not propose a major tax rate increase, but the budget will include a number of smaller hikes in taxes and fees.
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Most of the increases are said to be minimal. The city manager will reportedly find significant savings by not filling more than two dozen positions.

[Beast-Makeup]


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[****ANCHOR TAG****]
You could say it's a beastly process.
The actor who plays in the Broadway show Beauty and the Beast must first go through a lengthy transformation.
It's going on this week at the Roanoke Civic Center.
Justin McLeod shows us how it's done.
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((((NAT SOUND OF THE SHOW ON TAPE 1 AT 27:23 FOR ABOUT FOUR SECONDS))
On stage it all happens in a matter of seconds, the prince transforms into a hideous Beast.
Getting to this point however takes a lot of work backstage.
Just ask the actor who plays the beast.
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((ROGER BEFELER/ACTOR: IT TAKES JUST ABOUT A HOUR TO DO MAKEUP, HAIR, AND COSTUME.)) [Runs06]
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It begins with the makeup. (SHOT OF MAKEUP)
An artist glues on foam rubber prosthetics, a chin, teeth, cheeks, a nose and eyebrows. (SHOT AT 23:53:39 AS WELL AS SHOT AT 1:05 AND 3:31)
[SOT 23:57:28]
[IN Q=By the time]

((ROGER BEFELER/ACTOR: BY THE TIME EVERYTHING IS ON I'M ABOUT 6'2 AND WITH ALL THE HAIR AND EVERYTHING IT MAKES ME ABOUT SIX FOOT EIGHT.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=me six foot eight]


The hair helps to make that transformation
Workers first put in more than one hundred pins to help keep the wigs in place.
They then glue up his face and add hair to his chin and even on his nose. (GLUE SHOT AT 17:24 then shot of putting on beard at 18:02 and nose shot at 19:08)
When it's all done you can barely recognize the actor who plays the beast. (SHOT at 19:19)
[SOT 21:54]
[IN Q=This is his]

((DAWN DIVINE/COSTUME ARTIST: THIS IS HIS FORMAL JACKET. IT ALONE WEIGHS FORTY POUNDS)) [Runs03]
[OUT Q=weighs forty pounds]


From there, it's time to dress up the beast.
He first puts on his body costume which as you might imagine raises the body temperature just a bit. (SHOT OF FAN HERE AT 27:19)
It gets even hotter after workers put on the beast's cap and then the pants. (SHOT at 29:44)
Walking is made easier by the fact his boots are made out of reebox sneakers.
He'll need it especially after he puts on his chest armor which even includes a hump on his back (SHOT AT 33:48)
It may all look scary but remember this show is a love story. (SHOT OF SHOW)
[SOT 41:24]
[IN Q=What's so great]

((ROGER BEFELER: WHAT'S SO GREAT ABOUT THE STORY IS THAT BELLE NOT ONLY SEES THROUGH WHAT HE IS BUT TEACHES HIM HOW TO LOVE IN RETURN WHICH IS REALLY COOL.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=is really cool]

((QUICK NAT SOUND OF SHOW))
As the show begins on stage, backstage the beast is ready to go nearly an hour after the whole makup process began.

[SOT 42:35]
[IN Q=I am the master]

((ROGER BEFELER: I AM THE MASTER OF THIS CASTLE, AND GROWL)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=MAKE SURE GROWL IS IN]


Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.))
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Beauty and the Beast runs until Sunday at the Roanoke Civic Center.
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Coalition forces continue rounding up former Iraqi leaders and weapons... even dozens of MIG fighters.
The latest from Iraq when News 7 returns.
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And some area schoolkids decide to show their support for soldiers by looking a little more like soldiers.
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[Sports-preview]


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[OUT Q=...the BIG 7."]
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(( Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as rain rules but can't ruin the Big South track meet. Tech and UVa are getting ready to wrap up spring ball tomorrow. The Avs and Hillcats are washed out this evening. Plus, we'll warm up with some hot golf and the WNBA season has been saved tonight on the big 7.))

[Iraq]


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Officials say Saddam Hussein is no longer in power in Iraq, but video of a man said to be him has turned up anyway.
Abu Dhabi T-V aired footage today that was rerortedly taped when U-S forces were moving into Baghdad.
An audiotape of Saddam was also released where Saddam tells his followers to keep on fighting.
Teri Okita is following the story has the latest.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=201-Stephen Black/Former U. N. Weapons Inspector; ]
[SUPER=201-CWO David Williams/Former POW]
[SUPER=219-Teri Okita/CBS News;]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, Kuwait]

((U.S. OFFICIALS ARE NOW ANALYZING THIS VIDEOTAPE ... FRAME BY CRUCIAL FRAME. IT PURPORTEDLY SHOWS SADDAM HUSSEIN GREETING A CROWD ON THE STREETS OF BAGHDAD ... THE SAME DAY HIS STATUE CAME DOWN IN THE HEART OF THE CAPITAL. NEXT TO SADDAM ... APPEARS TO BE HIS SON, QUSAY. IF THIS VIDEO -- AND A NEWLY-RELEASED AUDIO RECORDING -- ARE AUTHENTIC ... IT WOULD MEAN THE IRAQI DICTATOR SURVIVED AN BOMB ATTACK ON A SUSPECTED MEETING PLACE EARLIER THAT WEEK.
(nat - arrests)

COALITION FORCES ARE HAVING LESS TROUBLE ROUNDING UP MEMBERS OF SADDAM'S REPUBLICAN GUARD. AND THE PENTAGON'S DECK OF CARDS -- LISTING THE 55 MOST WANTED -- IS ALSO GETTING SMALLER. THE KURDS CAPTURED A SENIOR BA'ATH PARTY OFFICIAL NEAR MOSUL ... AND THE MAN CONSIDERED THE FATHER OF IRAQ'S V-X NERVE GAS PROGRAM IS NOW IN U.S. CUSTODY. BUT THE FORMER LEADERS MAY NOT TALK -- UNLESS THEY GET SOMETHING IN RETURN.
(SOT: STEPHEN BLACK/FMR U.N. WEAPONS INSPECTOR)

"That's exactly the line they're walking right now: How much can I get for my information, and can I avoid prosecution." U.S. AUTHORITIES BELIEVE THERE ARE MORE IRAQI SECRETS TO UNCOVER. AUSTRALIAN FORCES FOUND THIS ONE ON FRIDAY -- DOZENS OF MIG JETS CAMOUFLAGED IN A WESTERN OASIS. BUT IT'S STILL NOT EASY FOR TROOPS..THEY FACE DEMONSTRATIONS AND POCKETS OF RESISTANCE.
(nat - POWS)

AND SEVEN HEROES OF THE WAR ARE ABOUT TO COME HOME. ON THE EVE OF THEIR TRIP BAC TO THE UNITED STATES, THE FORMER POWs THANKED FELLOW AMERICANS FOR THEIR SUPPORT ... AND REMEMBERED THE TROOPS THEY LEFT BEHIND.
(SOT: CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER DAVID WILLIAMS/FORMER POW)

"I'd just like to remind everyone to say a special prayer for all those who are still fighting on the American fence."


(Super: Teri Okita/Reporting)

STANDUP: After a battery of physical and psychological tests, doctors in Germany say all seven are recovering quickly and in good spirits. They've been prepped for the transition from captivity to normal life ... and have even had a lesson in dealing with newfound celebrity. Teri Okita, CBS News, Kuwait.))


[Watkins]


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An Air Force officer from South Boston is still unaccounted for in Iraq, though the pilot of his F-15 fighter has been declared killed in action.
The Department of Defense announced today that Captain Eric Das of Amarillo, Texas was killed in action April 7th.

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[SUPER=204-File Tape]


He was the pilot of an F-15-E Strike Eagle that went down during a combat mission in Iraq.
The whereabouts of the other crewman-- Major William Watkins of South Boston-- is still unknown.
[SUPER=203-Goldsboro, NC]


The two men were assigned to the Fourth Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in North Carolina.
About 70 other airmen assigned to the Fourth Fighter Wing returned from the Middle East today.
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[Buzzcut]


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A special operation at Hidden Valley Middle School had students and staff buzzing today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Roanoke Co.]

Operation Buzz- Cut came to an end as two assistant principals and a handful of students changed their looks. It was the culmination of a school- wide collection for troops overseas.
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[SOT 43:44:04]
[IN Q=We wanted to try]

((BRIAN HOOKER/HVMS ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL: WE WANTED TO TRY TO HELP THE TROOPS AND SHOW OUR SUPPORT FOR WHAT THEY'RE DOING IN IRAQ AND THIS IS JUST A FUN WAY TO TRY TO GET THE KIDS TO PARTICIPATE AND BRING ITEMS IN AND IF THAT MEANT GETTING A HAIRCUT TO GET THEM MOTIVATED TO DO THAT I WAS HAPPY TO DO IT.))
[SUPER=201-Brian Hooker/HVMS Assistant Principal;]
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[OUT Q=happy to do it]
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[VO-NAT]

The project started when someone dared Garrett Hollingsworth to shave his head. His teacher used the idea and the project took off. But Hollingsworth says it will take a while to get used to the change.
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[SOT 44:38:01]
[IN Q=It's really weird]

((GARRETT HOLLINGSWORTH/HVMS STUDENT: IT'S REALLY WEIRD CAUSE I'M USED TO HAVING ALL THIS HAIR UP THERE AND I DON'T HAVE ANY HAIR AT ALL.))
[SUPER=201-Garrett Hollingsworth/HVMS Student;]
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[OUT Q=hair at all]
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[vo-nat]
He may not have any hair, but Hollingsworth says the project made him feel proud.
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[Democrats]


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Election day is not until November but the race to recruit candidates is already underway.
And some say in that contest, Democrats are losing.
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[SUPER=03-Richmond]


So far, only a handful of House and Senate Republicans have Democratic challengers.
And while a half dozen Republicans are campaigning for the seat of retiring Senator Bo Trumbo, Democrats have yet to field a single candidate.
Some blame Governor Warner.
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[SOT :19:58]
[IN Q=I THINK DICKIE CRANWELL AS WELL]

((AARON LEIBOWITZ/REPUBLICAN PARTY OF VA: I THINK DICKIE CRANWELL AS WELL AS MANY DEMOCRATS ARE WAITING FOR THE GOVERNOR TO REALLY ANNOUNCE THAT HE IS GOING TO MAKE A SERIOUS EFFORT AND STICK BY HIS GUNS AND ACTUALLY COME UP WITH A LEGITIMATE CAMPAIGN THAT THEY CAN GET BEHIND BEFORE THEY'RE WILLING TO PUT THEIR NECK ON THE LINE.)) ((LARRY FRAMME/DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF VA CHAIRMAN: I WOULD PUT NO CREDENCE IN ANYONE SAYING THE GOVERNOR HAS HELD BACK IN TRYING TO RECRUIT GOOD CANDIDATES. THAT'S NOT FAIR.))
[SUPER=01-Aaron Leibowitz/Republican Party of VA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Larry Framme/VA Democrat Party Chair; :14]
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[OUT Q=THAT'S NOT FAIR.]
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[VO-NAT]


Both parties do agree that the estate tax repeal will be a central theme of this year's legislative races.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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They survived the Great San Francisco Earthquake.
97 years later, they're holding a reunion.
More on that when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And a famous lighthouse reopens to visitors, just in time for vacation season.
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[Lighthouse]


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Visitors may once again climb to the top of North Carolina's famed light house at Cape Hatteras.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Cape Hatteras, NC]


After being closed to sightseers for nearly a year and a half, the lighthouse opened again today.
The National Park service closed Cape Hatteras lighthouse after a portion of the cast iron spiral staircase fell off.
After enduring more than 200-thousand visitors per year... the steps could not support the weight.
Now those stairs have been repaired and people can once again visit the historic landmark.
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[S-Extra]


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Rain stuff - postponements, spring football and some sunny golf to make us all feel better. But first the Extra Point -
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[SUPER=04-WNBA; :00]

The WNBA season will take place afterall. Tonight the the league and its players' association reached an agreement in principle for a new five-year contract
Two hours after a major problem over the length of the contract surfaced this afternoon, WNBA players voted 56 percent to 44 percent to accept a revised deal. There are still some details that need to be worked out, but it appears the season will start on time.
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[S-PGA]


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The PGA's finest, at least most of them are in South Carolina this weekend at the MCI Heritage Classic in Hilton Head.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hilton Head, SC/USA; :00]

Stewart Cink is in the lead as he is trying to win the Harbour Town tournament for the second time in four years. He's the second-round leader at 10-under-par after a 65 today. Hal Sutton is 9-under. Ernie Els is three back and he could be even closer - look how this chip shot from does absolutely everything but drop in the cup. Catch the third and fourth rounds this weekend right here on WDBJ-7.
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[S-Seniors]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The seniors are playing in Milton, Florida this weekend and they are not only playing they are burning it up.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Milton, FL/Golf Channel; :00]

The Blue Angels in all their glory graced the skies over the Scottish Style Moors course today and then the birdies started flying. Leonard Thompson and Gil Morgan played the "How Low can You Go" game as they each carded 7 under par rounds of 63s to share the lead after the first round of the Emerald Coast Classic. The Champions Tour as this is now known would also see Tom Watson shoot a wicked 64 today. He's one back. And Andy North chipped in to help set up the lowest overall scoring average in the history of the tour. The 81 golfers averaged 69.
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[S-Avs]


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Game two of the Salem and Lynchburg series was washed out tonight at Salem Memorial Stadium. Both teams already have had their fill of dealing with the elements this season.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Trevor Mote/Avalanche Third Baseman; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dave Clark/Hillcats Manager; :21]
[RUNS=:32]
[OUT Q=get going tomorrow."]
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[ANCHOR=mike]
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Tonight's game will be made up on June 7th. Tomorrow night the two teams are scheduled to play at seven, and Sunday's contest gets underway at 2.

[S-South]


[ANCHOR=mike]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-146 1:02:37]
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Despite the nasty conditions today - Radford University played host to day number two of the Big South Conference outdoor track and field championships.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford; :00]


Despite a constant rain, cold temperatures and unconventional apparel the competition today from the new 5.5 million dollar Patrick D. Cupp Memorial Stadium rolled on.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Glenn Terry/Radford University Track Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=......task at hand"]
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[VO-NAT]


The rain changed the competition a bit and forced the pole vault and hammer throws to be postponed. Liberty is gunning for its 10th straight outdoor track and field championship but the parity in the Big South is evident this weekend.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Brant Tolsma/Liberty University Track Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=.....VERY COMPETITIVE"]
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[ANCHOR=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=RADFORD]

Right now both the Liberty men and women are in second place heading into tomorrow's final day of competition. High Point leads LU by 12 points on the men's side, while the Lady Flames trail Coastal Carolina by 26 points.

[S-Groh]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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UVa is set to finish up its spring workouts tomorrow with its Football Festival. The Cavs will take the field and run through drills at 12:30. The fan-based festival begin at 11am with music, food, and games.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Al Groh/UVa Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:29]
[OUT Q=...CONDUCT PRACTICE."]
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[S-Peerman]


[ANCHOR=mike]
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News 7 sports learned this afternoon that William Campbell all state running back Cedric Peerman has been offered a full scholarship by UVa.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Harrisonburg/Group A Division I State Championship; :00]


The five foot 10, 195 pound junior scored 50 touchdowns and rushed for two thousand 48 yards on 218 carries in leading William Campbell to the Group A Division I state football championship this past season. Peerman has a 3.7 grade point average and is a qualifier. Clemson, Wake Forest and West Virginia are also expected to offer Peerman a full ride. He has yet to make his college selection.
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[S-Beamer]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-149 4255tc]
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Virginia Tech's spring football game tomorrow at two. Fans in attendance will get their first real head-to-head look at the quarterback battle between Marcus Vick and Bryan Randall.
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It's unlikely any concrete decision will be made before the Fall. And don't forget that the proceeds from tomorrow's gate receipts go to the Rayne Dubose fund.

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A luxury hotel in France is celebrating Easter in a big way.
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For the fourth year in a row the Trianon Palace in Versailles, France has organized an exhibit featuring giant chocolate Easter eggs.
16 French and Belgian chocolatiers were invited to create eggs that fit a theme.
This years theme.... Paris, capital of creativity.
Some of the eggs measured more than thirty one inches high.
The royal chocolate Easter eggs are displayed in the same hotel where the Treaty of Versailles was laid down...ending World War One. (------------)