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Coming up on News 7-
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Food aid is finally flowing into Baghdad.
But the main concern on the minds of many Iraqis is who will run the country.
Their building was destroyed --but the tornado didn't wipe away their spirits or their faith.
And one man would rather deal with waves than with potholes -- as he travels to work.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]

News 7 is next.

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As the war winds down in Iraq --- many Iraqis wonder what's next for the country.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
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Good evening, I'm Joy Sutton, in for Teresa Hamilton.

[Iraq]


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More top Iraqis are now in U-S custody, and Iraqi citizens are now traveling down the road to democracy, but its a bumpy ride. Teri Okita is in Kuwait with the latest.
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[SUPER=201-Teri Okita/CBS News; 1:32]
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((THE SELF-PROCLAIMED MAYOR OF BAGHDAD ... a member of the formerly exiled Iraqi National Congress ... EMERGED FROM A CROWD TODAY. HE SAYS HE'S ALREADY FORMED A CABINET AND IS READY TO GET TO WORK. BUT OTHERS ARE CALLING FOR ELECTIONS AND A TRANSITIONAL GOVERNMENT. U-S backed opposition leader, AHMAD CHALABI, BELIEVES FREE Elections are AT LEAST 2 YEARS AWAYAND UNTIL THENWANTS U-S TROOPS TO STAY PUT.
(SOT: Ahmad Chalabi/Iraqi National Congress)

09:15:21 it is my view that a strategic alliance between Iraq and the United States is a very good thing for both countries. Two more of America's "most wanted" Iraqis are now in custody ... one is Saddam Hussein's son-in-law. The other ... IRAQS MINISTER OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH.
(nat up of person calling names)

NOW IRAQIS ARE COUNTING THE VICTIMS OF SADDAMS BRUTAL REGIME. THEYRE SEARCHING FOR THEIR LOVED ONES MANY OF whom JUST DISAPPEARED IN YEARS PAST. SADDAMS REGIME RECORDED IT ALL EVEN PICTURES. THIS WAS TAKEN BEFORE THIS MAN WAS TORTURED TO DEATH. AND U-S TROOPS HAVE UNCOVERED NEW GRAVESITES.
(SOT: Soldier)

I smelled a certain smell and having been in this country long enough, you know the smell of dead people.
(nat up of pilgramage)

BUT MANY IRAQIS ARE FINDING HAPPINESS DOING THINGS ONCE PROHIBITED. SHIITE MUSLIMS CONTINUE THEIR PILGRAMAGE TO NAJAF AND KARBALA. IRAQI CHRISTIANS CELEBRATED EASTER. AND IN UMM QASR

(nat up of music)

NEW MUSIC hit THE AIRWAVES. NO MORE STATE RUN RADIO MEANS IRAQIS CAN LISTEN TO WHATEVER THEY WANT. AND TROOPS PASSED OUT NEW RADIOS TO PROVE IT.
(SOT: Teri Okita/CBS News/Kuwait)

STANDUP: Tomorrow, the man heading up Iraq's interim government, Jay Garner, arrives in Baghdad for his first postwar visit. He faces an uphill battle in the coming months ... as many Iraqis say they want nothing to do with a U-S imposed government. Teri Okita, CBS News, Kuwait.))

[Food-Aid]


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Trucks loaded with food aid have arrived in Baghdad as humanitarian agencies step up the flow of aid into Iraq.
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At least fifty trucks loaded with 15- hundred tons of wheat flour arrived from Jordan today.
The food was sent by the United Nations World Food Program.
An official from the U-N said the flour will be distributed early next month... when current stocks are expected to start running out.
The World Food Program will need to ship about 480- thousand tons of food each month into Iraq.
The agency needs more than one billion dollars to pay for the operation.
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[Fatal-Ax]


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An early morning accident in Roanoke County claimed the lives of two people and sent one to the hospital. Authorities say Daniel Holdren of Roanoke and Matthew Wood of Bedford, both 22, were killed when their vehicle struck a tree on East Ruritan Road around four o'clock this morning. 25- year- old Quent Strandburg of Iowa was transported to Roanoke Memorial and is in critical condition. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

[Giles-Search]


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Another day of searching along the New River, but still no sign of a man whose boat capsized last weekend.
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Volunteers from Giles County and Monroe County, West Virginia spent the weekend looking for 40- year- old James Pearly Simonds. The Stuarts Draft man hasn't been seen since last Saturday. His capsized boat was found the next day. Since then volunteers have been searching the river banks. Rescue workers say rough waters have made searching the river difficult and cold water temperatures have hampered underwater searches. Today was the last day of organized searches.
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[Church-Challenge]


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Mother Nature may have destroyed a Campbell County church, but it brought two congregations closer together. In fact, some see it as a blessing in disguise. Jennifer Wishon explains.
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[SUPER=01-Rev. Larry Davies/Timberlake Methodist; :25]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Carlton Johnson/Lawyers Road Baptist; :58]
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[SUPER=01-Jim Adams/Timberlake Methodist Member; 1:27]
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((((NATS OF SINGING AND CLAPPING 13:04:12)) There was plenty to praise at Timberlake United Methodist Church Sunday Morning. ((NATS OF REV. JOHNSON TALKING)) When Lawyers Road Baptist Church was completely destroyed by a tornado one year ago the people at Timberlake Methodist invited the congregation to share their church. Now they're going to help them rebuild, but it wasn't exactly planned that way.
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[IN Q=The idea was basically]

((LARRY DAVIES/TIMBERLAKE METHODIST CHURCH: THE IDEA WAS BASICALLY TO PUT TEN DOLLARS IN AN ENVELOPE IN EVERY BULLETIN SO THAT EVERY FAMILY WOULD HAVE A TEN DOLLAR BILL HANDED TO THEM AND THEN WE CHALLENGED THEM WITH WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH THIS TEN DOLLARS FOR GOD?))
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Parishioner Jim Adams decided to take his ten dollars, put it with the insurance money and rebuild Lawyers Road Baptist Church. He found a carpenter and everything else fell into place. Donations have been made down to the stained glass. ((NATS OF REV. JOHNSON TALKING)) These days Reverend Johnson calls the tornado a blessing.
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[IN Q=Yeah, it was in God's]

((REV. CARLTON JOHNSON/LAWYERS ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH: YEAH, IT WAS IN GOD'S PLAN FOR US COME HERE AND TO MEET THE PEOPLE AND WE HAVE A GOOD RELATIONSHIP TOGETHER BAPTIST AND METHODIST AND BLACK AND WHITE YOU KNOW, GOOD RELATIONSHIP. THAT'S THE WAY IT SHOULD BE.))
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((JENNIFER WISHON/REPORTING: THIS IS ALL THE TORNADO LEFT BEHIND OF THE OLD CHURCH BUT IN A FEW MONTHS IT WILL ONCE AGAIN STAND ON THIS HILL AND IT'S BEING CONSTRUCTED IN A RATHER UNIQUE WAY.))
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[IN Q=It will be like the old]

((JIM ADAMS/TIMBERLAKE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: IT WILL BE LIKE THE OLD FASHIONED BARN STORMING WHERE EVERYBODY GATHERS AROUND AND LAYS OUT THE WALLS AND AT THE RIGHT TIME WHEN THEY'RE ALL TOGETHER WE'LL LIFT EM AND SQUARE EM UP AND STRAIGHTEN EM UP AND THE WALLS OF THE CHURCH WILL BE UP.))
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[20:17:13 PASTOR DAVIES ((WE ARE SO SO GRATEFUL))] Once the project is complete Adams says close to 800 people will have helped in some way. But his favorite part will be driving by and knowing he played a part in the construction.
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[IN Q=I look at what]

((JIM ADAMS/TIMBERLAKE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: I LOOK AT WHAT IT COULD MEAN A HUNDRED YEARS FROM NOW WHEN I'M NO LONGER HERE BUT TO THINK WELL MAYBE THAT CHURCH DID SOMETHING TO MAKE ONE KID A NATIONAL SPEAKER OR THE NEXT GREAT LEADER IN THE COUNTRY. WHO KNOWS WHAT CAN HAPPEN.))
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A lot has already happened thanks to a little money and a lot of cooperation. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Campbell County.))

[MM-Zoo]


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The Easter Bunny paid a visit to some of his own kind this weekend.
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Peter Cottontail made an appearance at the Mill Mountain Zoo yesterday. His visit coincided with the official debut of a visiting white tiger and her sister. For those who wanted to capture the moment, the Roanoke Camera Club was on hand to show people how to take better pictures with their cameras. And while the Easter Bunny didn't bring the animals any chocolate, they did go on an Easter egg hunt of sorts.
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[IN Q=What we do is we]

((DAVID WOOD/GENERAL CURATOR: WHAT WE DO IS WE TRY TO HIDE IT AROUND THE EXHIBIT. HAVE THE ANIMAL SPEND MORE TIME LOOKING FOR ITS FOOD LIKE IT WOULD DO IN THE WILD AND ALSO IT DEMONSTRATES NORMAL BEHAVIORS THAT IT WOULD NORMALLY DO LOOKING FOR ITS FOOD.))
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The food was hidden under objects like logs and hay. This animal obviously found his dinner. Organizers say the event was such a success they plan to hold it again next year.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
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Up ahead, Scott Peterson is scheduled to be arraigned for the murder of his pregnant wife, and their unborn child.
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and also, Pope John Paul the Second urges the citizens of Iraq to forge ahead with the rebuilding of their country.
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((Hey, everybody, Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up on this Easter Sunday edition of sports, McGrady and Kobe show some serious bunny hops in the NBA playoffs. Bill Self's nest egg just got a little bigger and Davis Love the Third pulls a rabbit out of the hat at Hilton Head. Plus the Avalanche struggles to find a spring time rhythm. Sports is hoppin this way in just a few.))

[Laci-Peterson]


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Scott Peterson is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow on capital murder charges for the death of his pregnant with and his unborn child.
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Peterson was arrested Friday night and is being treated as a maximum security inmate at a Modesto, California jail.

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[IN Q=He's been rather quiet]

((HE'S BEEN RATHER QUIT, COURTEOUS TO THE STAFF. HE'S BEEN ESSENTIALLY BY HIMSELF IN THE CELL FOR THE MAJORITY OF THE TIME HE'S BEEN HERE))
[SUPER=01-Kelly Huston/Sheriff's Spokesman]
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Authorities say he has met with an attorney.
His wife Laci Peterson disappeared Christmas Eve. Her body and the couple's unborn child were later found in San Francisco Bay.
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[VA-Profile]


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He has made a name for himself arguing for freedom of speech, and has been portrayed on the silver screen.
Meghan Muldoon has more on a First Amendment scholar with a national reputation.
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(( When an imperial wizard of the Ku Klux Klan was convicted of violating Virginia's cross-burning ban at a rally in Carroll County, it was Rod Smolla who defended him.
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[IN Q=AS A FREE SPEECH LAWYER]

((AS A FREE SPEECH LAWYER, I'M ALWAYS REPRESENTING PEOPLE THAT ARE SAYING THINGS THAT I DON'T LIKE OR I DON'T BELIEVE IN.)) [RUNS06]
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((BUT MY NOTION IS IN A FREE SOCIETY YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO SAY THINGS THAT OTHER PEOPLE DON'T LIKE.)) [RUNS:06]
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The case went all the way to the U-S Supreme Court where the usually silent Justice Clarence Thomas spoke out against cross-burning...and, Smolla believes, affected the outcome of the case.
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Smolla, a former law professor at William and Mary and the next dean of the law school at the University of Richmond, has been defending free speech for twenty years.
But in his most famous case, he actually took the other side.
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[IN Q=THE HIT MAN CASE INVOLVED]

((THE HIT MAN CASE INVOLVED THREE MURDERS COMMITTED IN THE SUBURBS OF WASHINGTON DC, IN MARYLAND, BY A PROFESSIONAL HITMAN WHO LEARNED HIS CRAFT HE LEARNED HOW TO BECOME A PROFESSIONAL HITMAN FROM READING A BOOK.)) [RUNS:15]
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BUTT
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((THAT TELLS YOU EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO GO INTO BUSINESS OF BECOMING A PROFESSIONAL ASSASSIN.)) [RUNS:05]
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Smolla wrote a book about the controversial case and three years ago it was made into a movie, "Deliberate Intent" starring Timothy Hutton.
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[RUNS:04]
[OUT Q=AND WON, NOBODY.]


But Smolla did win.
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[OUT Q=HEARD ALOT ABOUT YOU.]


The 50-year-old father of five has written 11 books in all, including one about the famous lawsuit between Reverend Jerry Falwell and publisher Larry Flynt.
He's thinking about writing a book about Virginia's recent cross burning case.
But says the book and movie deals are not why he became a free speech lawyer.
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[IN Q=FOR ME THE BEST PART IS]

((FOR ME THE BEST PART IS WHEN YOU'RE ARGUING AN APPEAL AND YOU'VE GOT VERY, VERY BRIGHT JUDGES OR JUSTICES AND A VERY GOOD OPPONENT AND YOU'RE REALLY GOING TO BATTLE OVER SOME MATTER OF PRINCIPLE THAT YOU DEEPLY CARE ABOUT.)) [RUNS:15]
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butt
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((YOU JUST BATTLE IT OUT IN THAT ARENA. I JUST LOVE THAT.)) [RUNS:04]
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Enough said.
Meghan Muldoon, News 7, Richmond.))



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Pope John Paul the Second proclaimed "Peace in Iraq," during his traditional Easter message.
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The Pope talked about the war in Iraq during the Easter Mass.
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[IN Q=WITH THE SUPPORT]

((POPE JOHN PAUL II-WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY, MAY THE IRAQI PEOPLE BECOME THE PROTAGANISTS OF THE SOLID RECONSTRUCTION OF THEIR COUNTRY))
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The Pope also used his message to condemn violence in the Middle East, and urged people to remember the forgotten wars of that area.
He kept up his tradition of reciting Easter greetings in dozens of languages... this year wishing a joyful day in 62 tongues.
The 82-year-old pope capped off a week of Holy activities with today's Mass.
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Still to come on the newscast, ever been on your way to work, but get stuck in morning traffic?
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well this man probably doesn't have to try too hard to find a parking spot. We'll meet someone whose daily commute definately takes the road less traveled.
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[Kayak-Man]


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Forget driving to work or even taking the bus -- one man says kayaking is the way to go.
Jim Acosta explains.
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(( "Have a great day" AND DON BAUGH IS GEARED UP FOR HIS RIDE TO THE OFFICE. "Overall it's a distance of about 7 miles..." ONLY THIS IS NO ORDINARY COMMUTE.
(NATS pedals out of driveway pedals down hill)

FOR THE LAST TEN YEARS... EVEN ON FRIGID MORNINGS... BAUGH HAS KAYAKED TO WORK ON THE WATERS OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY.
(puts in/starts paddling to work)
(SOT: Don Baugh, Kayak Commuter) "I have to say when I sit in that kayak, there's a feeling kind of like when you put

your shoe on. That it's home. FRIENDS REFER TO THE KAYAK AS BAUGH'S "S.U.V." -- OR SUPER-UNIQUE-VEHICLE. COMPARED TO OTHER COMMUTERS... BAUGH SAYS HIS RUSH HOUR IS QUITE A RUSH...
(SOT: Don Baugh, Kayak Commuter) "It's my workout. It's my religion. It's my spirit. It's who I am."

BAUGH HAS LIVED ON THE CHESAPEAKE FOR ALL OF HIS 48 YEARS. BUT THE BAY IS MORE THAN HIS HOME. IT'S HIS WORKPLACE. AS AN ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATOR FOR THE CHESAPEAKE BAY FOUNDATION... HE IS CONCERNED ABOUT WHAT HE SEES ON THE WATER.
(SOT: Baugh) "I want to be able to breathe the air, drink the water, catch a fish, and be able to eat that fish and n

ot worry about whether it's healthy for me or not. And we can't do that. We can't do those three things right now. Jim: In the Chesapeake Bay? Don: In the Chesapeake Bay." "Jim: Some people might say, 'This guy doesn't have both oars in the water? Don: laughs.. You know I often paddle underneath those bridges that are clogged as people are trying to get into washington d.c. I think, what does it take to get into that steel chamber for an hour and 15 minutes... hour and a half each day? I know the smile on their face is different than the smile on my face when I get here." FOR BAUGH, KAYAKING IS ALSO ABOUT FINDING A QUIET SPACE... AWAY FROM THE WORLD'S TROUBLES.
(SOT: Baugh) "I think we all try to find those sacred places where we feel comfortable and at home."

ON THIS COMMUTE TO THE OFFICE, THERE ARE NO POTHOLES... ONLY PEACE OF MIND. JIM ACOSTA CBS NEWS ANNAPOLIS.))

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Coming up, the Lakers open their NBA title defense in impressive fashion, the Avs drop their third straight, and Bill Self is ready to setup shop in Lawrence, Kansas. But first in tonight's extra point,
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For the third time in his driving career, Tony Stewart will in fact do the Indy 500--Coke 600 double on Memorial Day weekend. Stewart will replace the injured Dario Franchitti in a Honda owned by Michael Andretti. The 32 year old Stewart previously drove in both races in 1999 and again in 2001.
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Let's start on the NBA court where being the top seed in the Eastern Conference didn't count for much today as the Detroit Pistons were upended at home by Tracy McGrady and the Magic.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Detroit, MI/ESPN; :00]


Six different Pistons tried without success to guard McGrady. The MVP candidate first puts in the pretty reverse lay-in.
[SUPER=32-Orlando/99/Detroit/94/;]

Then check out the unbelievable jam. McGrady scored a team playoff record 43 points leading the Magic to the 99 to 94 win over the Pistons.
[SUPER=03-Minneapolis, MN/ABC Sports; :]


And in Minneapolis, the 5th seeded Lakers showed that they're not ready to give up the title of champions just yet.
Shaq Daddy scored 32 points for L-A including two on the fadeaway 'J'.
[SUPER=32-L.A. Lakers/117/Minnesota/98/;]

Kobe Bryant led the way by throwing down 39 of his own as the Lakers took game one 117 to 98.
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In the only other game on this Easter Sunday, George Lynch and the Hornets fell to Allen Iverson and the Sixers 98 to 90. Iverson scored a whopping 55 points.

[S-Self]


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The college coaching ranks are still seeing plenty of moving and shakin'. Illinois skipper Bill Self is the latest to be on the move.
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The 40 year old Self is expected to be introduced at a press conference in Kansas on Monday as the new head Jayhawk. The deal is said to be a five year pact worth about 1.5 million dollars per season. Self has been in Champaign for three seasons, where the Illini made three NCAA tournament trips and this season won the Big Ten Tournament. He was also the head man at Tulsa where he took the Golden Hurricane to the Elite Eight in 2000.
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On the diamond, the Lynchburg Hillcats closed out a three game sweep of Salem today.
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An Easter Sunday dance party broke out at the ballpark this afternoon.
The Hillcats were breaking it down too with 6 runs in the first three innings.
Lynchburg starter Jason Sharber didn't allow a Salem hit thru five and a third innings. Here he gets Joe Lydic a swingin'.
[SUPER=37-Lynchburg/6/Salem/1/;]


The Avalanche's Josh Canales eventually broke up the no-no bid with this base knock, but there wasn't enough of that this afternoon, as the Hillcats finish off the sweep 6 to 1.
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[S-Mote]


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Despite the third straight loss, Avs third baseman Trevor Mote now owns a 13 game hitting streak, after going oh for four on opening night. The switch hitter has been a pleasant surprise for the Avalanche in the first two weeks of the season.
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Salem begins a 6 game road trip on Monday at Kinston.

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In the big leagues today, there was good news and some bad news for the Cubs Sammy Sosa.
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First the good. Sammy hit career homer number 504 off the Pirates starter Josh Fogg in the top of the first. That ties Sosa with Eddie Murray for 17th place on the all time list.
Now for the bad. Sosa stepped in again in the fourth against Salomon Torres, and Torres goes up and in beaning Sosa in the temple. The blow was so severe that it cracked his batting helmet. Fortunately he was able to walk away with the aid of the trainer
As for the game, the Pirates ended the Cubbies five game winning streak 8 to 2.
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On the links, Davis Love the Third captured his 5th MCI Heritage Classic title at Hilton Head.
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It wasn't easy though. Love buried this chip in at 18 to finish at 13-under par. After his round of 68 Love waited as Woody Austin played out.
Austin shows some skill as well putting his chip close enough to save par, forcing a playoff.
Neither player was on his game in the playoff, but finally on the fourth hole of sudden death, Love fires a dart at the flag--to within about three and a half feet. Davis Love the Third wins his third event of the year and the 17th of his career.
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The Virginia Cavaliers have won the ACC lacrosse tournament for the first time in three years, knocking off Duke in today's final.
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UVA coach Dom Starsia will turn 51 on Monday and he'll have plenty to celebrate.
Billy Glading gave the Hoos a 3-1 lead in the first period with this tally that finds the back of the net. Glading scored a career high 5 goals on the day.
UVA took a 5-4 lead at halftime thanks to the goal from John Christmas who snuck it in from behind the net.
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In the second half, Glading works hard for another goal and Virginia takes home the trophy 12 to 6 over Duke.
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Washington and Lee visits top seeded Hampden-Sydney. And speaking of lax, the odac post season gets underway Tuesday as Lynchburg travels to second seeded Roanoke and