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Coming up on News 7 -
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A three car accident on route 220 tonight. Several people are sent to the hospital.
The latest on that explosion on the Yale Law school campus.
and a unique way of staying active in her eighties.
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[Talent=jean]


Plus local TV is coming to satellite in just a couple of days. News 7 at Eleven is next.

[220-Ax]


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An accident tonight in Roanoke County sent several people to the hospital and shut down Route 220 for nearly forty five minutes.
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The accident happened on Route 220 near Starlight Lane around 9:10.
Officers say two vehicles were heading southbound, one was heading north.
Investigators would not release any other details but we do know one car rolled over.
Four people were taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital, some with apparently serious injuries.
Southbound 220 re-opened around ten, northbound re-opened fifteen minutes later.
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Investigators say weather may have contributed to the accident but also said nothing has been ruled out.

[Yale-Explosion]


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The FBI is now questioning students after an explosion at the Yale University Law school.
The blast comes just one day after the nation's terror alert was elevated to high. But was the explosion in any way related to international terrorism.
Drew Levinson has more from New Haven, Connecticut.
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[first bite no super!]
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((THIS IS NORMALLY A QUIET TIME AT YALE UNIVERSITY, BUT ON WEDNESDAY, THE CAMPUS WAS ROCKED BY A LOUD BOOM. MOS: "They just said there was some kind of explosion at the law school ..and I could smell some kind of weird smell over there SMOKE COULD BE SEEN RISING FROM THE YALE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL ... WHERE NEW HAVEN OFFICIALS SUSPECT SOME TYPE OF EXPLOSIVE DEVICE WENT OFF. MICHAEL WOLFE/FBI OFFICIALS SAY THE LATE AFTERNOON BLAST RIPPED THROUGH A FIRST-FLOOR CLASSROOM -- AND DAMAGED THE ONE NEXT DOOR. BUT THE ROOMS WERE EMPTY ... BECAUSE MOST STUDENTS HAVE ALREADY LEFT FOR THE SUMMER. DESTEFANO: Exams are over, the dorms are empty ... basically there's not much going on. A FEW STUDENTS WHO WERE INSIDE THE BUILDING SAY THEY SAW A HUGE FIREBALL AND FLYING DEBRIS ... AS THEY RAN TO SAFETY.

THE LAW SCHOOL ALSO HOUSES A RESIDENCE ... WHICH HAS BEEN EVACUATED. SEVERAL AGENCIES ARE NOW INVESTIGATING THE EXPLOSION ... INCLUDING THE JOINT TERRORISM TASK FORCE. DREW LEVINSON/CBS NEWS: BUT OFFICIALS SAY SO FAR THEY HAVE NO EVIDENCE THAT AN INTERNATIONAL TERRORIST GROUP IS BEHIND THIS. DREW LEVINSON, CBS NEWS, NEW HAVEN, CT.))


[Al-Zawahri]


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Another audiotape attributed to al Qaida- this time urging Muslims around the world to attack Americans and Jews, along with Australians, Norwegians and the British.
The audio tape is attributed to Osama Bin laden's top aide- Ayman al-zawahri (EYE-MON al-zawa HEARY.)
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((PROTESTS AND DEMONSTRATIONS AND CONFERENCES WILL NOT BE ENOUGH. YOU WILL ONLY BENEFIT BY TAKING ARMS AND USING THEM AGAINST THE ENEMY, THE AMERICANS AND THE JEWS.))
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[OUT Q=AND THE JEWS.]
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U-S officials are analyzing the tape to see if it's really the voice of bin laden's aide.

[Terror-Alert]


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Counterterrorism officials say several factors played into the decision to raise
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the nation's terror alert level- including suspected Al Qaeda activities in Iran and a surge in threatening communications.
The administration doesn't know when or where an attack could happen, but President Bush remains confident the war on terror can be won.
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((WE WILL HUNT THE TERRORISTS IN EVERY DARK CORNER OF THE EARTH. AND WE'RE MAKING GOOD PROGRESS.))
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The F-B-I is reporting terrorist "chatter"- suggesting possible attacks in New York, Washington D-C, and Boston, as well as along the U-S coastline.
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[Hazing]


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Two parents face charges in relation to that high school hazing incident near Chicago.
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During the hazing several high school senior girls are seen beating juniors.
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((RICHARD DEVINE/STATE'S ATTORNEY; I THINK ALCOHOL CLEARLY HEIGHTENED THE VIOLENCE IN THIS CASE AND PARENTS ARE PARTLY TO BLAME.))
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Police have charged the mother of a high school boy with buying three kegs of beer.
Police say two of the kegs showed up at the hazing incident.
They've also charged another mother for allegedly letting about 30 students drink the third keg at her home.
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[Franklin-Jobs]


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Dozens of new jobs are coming to Franklin County. Lincoln Consulting will open an office in Rocky Mount this summer. The Fortune 500 management consulting company is based in Warrenton. Officials say employees at the location will contact major corporations about Lincoln's consulting team.

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A popular radio station in Galax is singing the blues these days.
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Three weeks ago, lightning struck the 100-thousand watt antenna for W-B-R-F.
The classic country station has since been running only 11-hundred watts of power.
Listeners who turn to "98 point one" now usually just hear static.
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(( JOHN MULLINS/CHIEF ENGINEER; THIS IS A VERY RARE PROBLEM. THIS RIGHT HERE ONLY HAPPENS ONCE IN A BLUE MOON.)) (( RAY BASS/OPERATIONS MANAGER; IT HAS CAUSED US TO HAVE TO GO TO AUXILARY POWER WHICH WE ARE BROADCASTING AT A VERY LOW WATTAGE AND THAT CUTS DOWN THE COVERAGE AREA TREMENDOUSLY FOR US.))
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[SUPER=01-Ray Bass/Operations Manager; :09]
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[OUT Q=tremendously for us]
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Blue Ridge Country 98 hopes to be running at full power again within the next two to three weeks.
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[Reserves-Return]


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It was a homecoming months ahead of schedule for one National Guard Unit based out of Roanoke.
Richard Lesko has more on a tearful celebration.
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(( When the 229th Chemical Company was in its home stretch, dozens of friends and family members lined the street in anticipation of catching an early glimpse of a loved one they had seen little of in three months. The company was stationed at Fort Lee, and was ready to head to Iraq to decontaminate areas that have seen biological or chemical attacks.
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((COL. KARL SMULLIGAN/COMPANY COMMANDER; THE NEED FOR THIS TYPE OF UNIT DIDN'T MATERIALIZE SO THEREFORE, THE ARMY DECIDED THE BEST THING TO DO WAS TO RETURN THESE FINE CITIZEN-SOLDIERS BACK TO THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.)) [RUNS13]
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The soldiers say they would have liked to put the knowledge that they trained so long for to use, but are glad to be home.
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((STAFF SGT. DEBRA WEIR; WE WERE READY TO GO. IN FACT OUR EQUIPMENT IS STILL OVER THERE, AND THE WAY THE BATTLE CHANGED WE WERE COMING HOME. BUT I'M READY TO BE HOME.)) [RUNS12]
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((STAFF SGT. LARRY ELDREDGE; I MISSED MY DAUGHTER AND MY WIFE A LOT, I MISSED MY HOMELIFE. IT'S GOOD TO BE BACK.)) [RUNS5]
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((REPORTER: WHAT ARE YOU MOST EXCITED ABOUT? STAFF SGT. MATTHEW COX; GET THINGS BACK TO NORMAL GET THINGS TO CALM DOWN A SOME, GET BACK TO WORK. HOPE THINGS WILL GET BACK TO NORMAL.)) [RUNS11]
[OUTQ=get back to normal.]

Members of the 229th will remain on active duty until early June, and then wait until they are needed again. Richard Lesko, News 7, Roanoke.))
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They did what they thought was the right thing and said no to drugs.
But it still got two local middle schoolers suspended.
Find out why when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And the death toll from an earthquake in Algeria is rising rapidly.
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[Sports-preview]


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[Satellite-tv]


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Your Hometown Station is heading to satellite.
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Dish Network and Direct-TV will be providing local channels to satellite customers within a matter of days. Chip Garst uses satellite in his Roanoke County home because cable service is not provided here. He says he rigged up an antenna just to get some locals but is glad it will now be available.
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((CHIP GARST/SATELLITE CUSTOMER; WELL IT TICKLES US TO DEATH CAUSE WE WATCH LOCAL CHANNELS A LOT.)) ((BILL GIBSON/MASTER TV; I STILL THINK WE'LL SELL AN AWFUL LOT OF SATELLITES BUT I THINK CABLE WILL SURVIVE AND DO GOOD WORK.))
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Businesses that sell the dish systems expect sales to boom. Gibson says other Virginia cities like Richmond and Norfolk doubled, if not tripled, their satellite subscribers once local channels were provided.
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[Knox]


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Pain Doctor Cecil Knox was well enough to attend a hearing in federal court today. Knox has been undergoing treatment for lymphoma. Attorneys for the 53-year old physician want the judge to free up some of the money posted to ensure Knox will show up for trial. Knox is due to answer racketeering and illegal drug distribution charges at trial in September.

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Just saying no just wasn't enough for two Dublin Middle school students.
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Ashlyn Shrewsbury and Rita Gravley were suspended when they threw away some prescription pills a friend had given them in school. Officials say the girls never reported the incident to anyone at the school, which violates school policy.
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((2200 RITA GRAVLEY: THE WAY WE LOOK AT IT WE'RE STILL GETTING PUNISHED FOR SAYING NO TO DRUGS 2205 ASHLYN SHREWSBURY: FOR SOMETHING WE DIDN'T DO. IT'S LIKE IN THE DARE PROGRAM THEY TEACH YOU TO SAY NO, TO TELL AN ADULT AND WE DID. WE DIDN'T TELL THE SCHOOL BUT WE TOLD OUR PARENTS. WE FELT THAT WE COULD TRUST THEM.))
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After appealing the school's decision, the girls' suspension was reduced from ten-days at home, to three days in school suspension. As for the student who gave them the pills, she now faces long-term suspension.
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[LB-Lockdown]


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A 17 year old is under arrest after allegedly taking a gun to Lord Botetourt High School.
Deputies say it happened yesterday evening after school hours.
Students then reported seeing the student on school grounds this morning.
That prompted a lockdown.
The suspect was arrested a short time later several hundred yards away from the school.
He did not have a gun at the time, but one was found at the house where he stayed last night.

[M'Ville-Bus]


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Meanwhile, Martinsville police have issued an arrest warrant for a teenager they believe shot a school bus with a BB gun.
They're looking for 18 year old DeKey Trevor Penn of Martinsville.
Neither the bus driver nor the lone student on board was hurt in the May 14th incident.

[VA-Hearing]


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Brooks McDaniel has helped many local veterans make their case for federal benefits.
But today, HE was the focus of a hearing with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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McDaniel is under investigation for the possible violation of V-A regulations. The rules restrict the fees and expenses an individual can charge to help veterans pursue their claims.
More than a dozen supporters joined him for the hearing this afternoon.
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((BROOKS MCDANIEL/INDEPENDENT VA CLAIM AGENT: THESE ARE VETERANS WHO HAVE BEEN IN THE SYSTEM FOR 12 YEARS OR LONGER, AND HAVE BEEN DENIED. AND I'M THE FIRST PERSON WHO HAS REALLY CHALLENGED THE V A ON THEIR PARTICULAR CLAIMS, GOT THE INFORMATION THAT WAS NEEDED AND HAD THE CLAIMS TURNED AROUND, AND RESTITUTION PAID.)) ((MARK DUFFY/VIETNAM VETERAN: IT'S BECAUSE OF HIM, THAT I'VE GOTTEN WHAT I'VE GOTTEN. AND I'VE WAITED LONG ENOUGH FOR THIS AND WITHOUT HIM I COULDN'T HAVE DONE IT.))
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Officials with the Department of Veterans Affairs declined comment.
A hearing officer took testimony today, and McDaniel says he expects a ruling in about ten days.
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[Algeria]


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A deadly earthquake shakes the Algerian capital tonight-
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Early reports indicate at least 450 people have been killed.
State run radio reports more than 24 hundred are injured.
The quake's epicenter was located about 40 miles east of Algiers.
One man says he saw the earth tremble and saw people jumping from windows of a hotel in a town not far from the epicenter.
The quake was followed by at least three aftershocks. A quake in the same region in 1980 killed hundreds.
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Still ahead on News 7, a usually busy highway in Central Virginia is empty tonight.
Find out why next.
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And this 87 year old granny is showing no signs of slowing down.
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[Commercial]

[Route-501]


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One of the major traffic routes between Lynchburg and Bedford County remains closed after part of the roadway collapsed last night.
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It happened on Route 501 about a mile south of the Georgia Pacific paper mill in Big Island.
V-DOT officials say a drainage pipe underneath the road failed, leaving the highway impassable.
Crews have been on the scene since then making repairs and hope to finish sometime tomorrow.
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[Belly-Dancer]


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One Texas woman is finding a different way to stay active at the age of 87.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Beaumont, TX]

Berniece Mazzola isn't going to let her age keep her from shaking her hips. She walks with a cane to class- but once inside she let's loose practicing this ancient arabic dance. Mazzola shakes, shimmies, and twirls with women more than half her age- she says she's even ready to go public with her new found talent. Mazzola says what's most rewarding to her is that this is keeping her active and she has even lost a few pounds. Mazzola also picked-up the art of sewing. She put her whole costume together by herself.
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[S-Extra]


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High school district soccer tournament action, UVa football coach Al Groh was in town, more from Tech and the Big East meetings and NASCAR hands some fines out,
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But first our extra point. Annika Sorenstam was a big hit in the Colonial pro am today, despite a steady rain. Sorenstam, who will become the first woman to compete in a PGA event against the men in 58 years, was one over par through ten holes when rain stopped the round. Play in the Colonial begins tomorrow.
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[S-Western]


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We start with high school district tournament action. In boys soccer, Patrick Henry took on Franklin County in the Western Valley semi-finals.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Eagles vs. Patriots; :00]


Although the rain was an obvious obstacle tonight, the patriots seemed focussed against the Eagles.
We pick up the action with about 30 minutes left in the first half. Franklin County's Charlie Teal fires the shot to
the [SUPER=34-Franklin Co./4/Patrick Henry/2;]left side and it rips rope just under the post, 1-nothing Eagles.


Then, with just over two minutes left in the opening half Tim Thomas is gonna find the back of the net on the direct kick but Franklin County advances to the district title game with the 4- 2-win.
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[S-Girls]


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The Western Valley District girls soccer semis took center stage at Victory Stadium just before the boys game.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Eagles vs. Patriots; :00]


Franklin County taking on Patrick Henry with the winner moving on.
We pick up a scoreless first half midway thru. The Patriots Becca Sweeney fires away on the free kick, but Makita Withcher makes the nice save to keep goose eggs on the board.
[SUPER=34-Franklin Co./2/Patrick Henry/0/;]

A little later, the Eagles had a scoring chance of their own, but Brynn Angel gets stonewalled. Franklin County wins 2-nothing.
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[S-Wrestle]


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The Roanoke Valley Wrestling Association held their annual awards banquet tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]


The event took place at Hidden Valley Junior High and Tech wrestling coach Keith Mourlam was a featured speaker. Byrd's Brad Argabright won the Roy Stanley award for overcoming adversity, Botetourt's Ryan Broughman was the wrestler of the year his dad, Raymond was named the coach of the year.
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[SUPER=01-Otis Dowdy/Roanoke Valley Wrestling Academy; :00]
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[OUT Q=....outstanding achievement"]
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[S-Groh]


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UVa Head football coach All Groh was in Roanoke tonight for the spring social.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


Groh signed autographs and mingled with UVa supporters at the Hotel Roanoke. In addition to talking about recruiting and UVa football Groh, who thrives on competition, entertained the idea of playing both Miami and Florida State in the ACC
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[SUPER=01-Al Groh/UVa Head Football Coach; :00]
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[S-Greed]


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While the ACC will "Groh" the Big East appears in trouble and, according to Mike Stevens, its all becuase of a love for money.
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[S-ACC]


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Rain forced the ACC to postponed all baseball tournament action until tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


While the Big East is reeling over the thought of losing Maimi, Boston College and Syracuse, the ACC baseball family would welcome the Canes and the eagles with open arms, especially Maimi, a top five team in the nation.
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[SUPER=01-Larry Gallo/Vice Chair of ACC Baseball Committee; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dennis Womack/UVa Head Baseball Coach; :08]
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[OUT Q=I'm not sure.]
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[S-VT]


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Virginia Tech's baseball team is well represented in the All Big East selections released today. Pitcher Matt Dalton was a first team selection as was catcher Wyatt Toregas and third baseman Chris Stanton. Spencer Harris was a third team choice at short stop.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]


Tech second baseman Marc Tugwell was named shares Big East player of the year awards with West Virginia outfielder Jarod Rhine. Tugwell led the league in hits, steals, total bases and batting average which was .411.
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Tugwell is the first Tech player in school history to be named Big East player of the year.

[S-PH]


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In high school tennis, Patrick Henry's Brock Newton won the Northwest Region individual singles title today, winning 6-3, 6-2 over an Albemarle player. Newton and Tyler Early teamed to win their third straight region doubles title also. They will play in the state doubles tournament June sixth in Richmond. Newton will play in the singles tourney at the same time.

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Not everybody played by the rules at the Winston. NASCAR has penalized three teams for infractions.
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Included in that bunch, Jimmie Johnson's winning team. His crew chief was fined one-thousand dollars for an unapproved air directional device. It was found during prerace inspection.
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The crew chief for Sterling Marlin was fined ten-thousand dollars for an improperly attached weight that was discovered during prequalifying inspection. NASCAR also confiscated the engine of Dale Jarret's team after it determined that switching motors was not warranted.

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A lot of guys would love to make J-lo blush. Now they can do that and make her melt too.
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Two wax figures of Jennifer Lopez were unveiled at Madame Tussaud's in New York and London.
The statues areinteractive.
If you whisper in her ear, J-lo blushes.
Of course many people tried just that today.
They also tried to compare their booty's to J-lo's in a contest.
An 80 year old man was the winner taking home a rose and free admission to see the statue. (------------)