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Coming up on News 7-
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A suspected serial killer is caught in Atlanta.
New research show hormone replacement doesn't prevent dementia. It may actually cause it.
Plus one woman goes to court to keep her veiled drivers license photo.
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And will we get a break from the rain?
News 7 is next.

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[SOT 42:45]
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((TOM PREST: WE WEREN'T SURPRISED AT ALL WITH THIS DECISION, DISAPPOINTED BUT NOT SURPRISED SO AT THIS POINT ALL WE CAN DO IS MOVE ON.))
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[OUT Q=is move on]
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A non profit organization vows to continue its work after losing another battle with Lynchburg city council.
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[L'Burg-Council]


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They fought back and have lost again.
Tonight, the Alliance for Families and Children asked city council to restore thousands of dollars in city aid. [***ALLIANCE IN MONITOR***]
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Justin McLeod is here to tell us what the alliance plans to do next now that the city has said no once again. Justin?
Jean, you could say this is more than just a fight over money.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL Pulpit]
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After all, the director of the alliance is also a city council member.
Therefore, Joan Foster had to abstain from voting although it probably wouldn't have made a difference this time around.
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Tonight, a large number of supporters gathered to make their plea once again before city council.
They needed five votes to pass a resolution to reinstate forty four thousand dollars for childcare and substance abuse programs.
Three members voted for it, three against, including one member who changed his vote from last week.
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[SOT 34:02; 31:38]
[IN Q=How often can the losing]

((JOSEPH SEIFFERT/VOTED AGAINST MEASURE: HOW OFTEN CAN THE LOSING SIDE OR LOSING PARTY BRING IT UP WHEN IT HAS ALREADY BEEN VOTED ON. I DON'T BELIEVE THIS MOTION IS APPROPIATE. IT SEEKS TO GO AROUND THE BUDGET PROCESS AND THAT VOTE ON THAT BUDGET.)) ((BERT DODSON/VOTED FOR MEASURE: TO DEFUND THESE PROGRAMS I THINK SENDS A WRONG MESSAGE TO OUR COMMUNITY. LAST WEEK, I HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO TALK TO TWO GOVERNMENT CLASSES AT E.C. GLASS AND THE QUESTION CAME BACK AGAIN AND AGAIN WHY ARE YOU TAKING OUT SUBSTANCE PROGRAMS FOR OUR SCHOOLS.))
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Council member Robert Garber felt it was inapporpiate for the city to fund an organization that a council members sits on.
He also believes tonight's vote does NOT actually defund the alliance because the organization already receives more than a million dollars in taxpayer money a year, although another member pointed out that is federal aid.
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As for the alliance, leaders say they hope the programs will continue without any interuption.
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Jean, they plan to accomplish that through fundraising to make up the forty four thousand dollars it will lose from the city.

[Walton]


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The U-S Supreme Court will keep Percy Walton's execution on hold.
Today, the high court refused to overturn the stay issued by a federal judge in Roanoke.
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Walton was scheduled to die tomorrow night for the 1996 murders of an elderly couple and a neighbor.
His attorneys recently argued that he is mentally retarded.
The U-S Supreme Court ruled last year that it is unconstitutional to execute a retarded person.
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A spokesman for the Attorney General says the high court's ruling in the Walton case is the type of decision that leads victims of crime to distrust the judicial process.
The case will be scheduled for oral arguments later this year.

[Serial-Killer]


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A suspected serial killer is behind bars in Atlanta.
Authorities just about one hour ago announced that they had captured Derrick Todd Lee. He's the man wanted for the rapes and murders of at least five Louisiana women.
Stacy Case reports.
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((INVESTIGATORS HAVE PLENTY OF QUESTIONS FOR DERRICK TODD LEE. THE FBI SAYS THE MAN LINKED TO AT LEAST 5 BRUTAL MURDERS IN SOUTHERN LOUISIANA WAS ARRESTED TUESDAY NIGHT IN ATLANTA. THE CAPTURE -- THE RESULT OF A NATIONWIDE MANHUNT.
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INVESTIGATORS SAY LEE LEFT LOUISIANA BY BUS AFTER GIVING A DNA SAMPLE TO THE SERIAL KILLER TASK FORCE--- IT WAS PART OF

A MASSIVE DRAGNET IN WHICH CHEEK SCRAPINGS AND SWABBINGS WERE TAKEN FROM MORE THAN A THOUSAND MEN. LEE'S SAMPLE LINKED HIM TO THE DEATHS OF 5 WOMEN.
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he's very congenial, easy to talk to and gets along with people very very well. FBI AGENTS SAY LEE HAD BEEN SEEN MONDAY AT AN ATLANTA HOTEL -- THE SAME DAY OFFICIALS ISSUED A WARRANT FOR LEE'S ARREST FOR THE MURDER AND RAPE OF 26-YEAR OLD CARRIE YODER ... A LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY GRADUATE STUDENT. TRACK: NOW POLICE SAY LEE MAY BE CONNECTED TO TWO OTHER CASES DATING BACK TO THE 1990'S. FURTHER TESTS ARE PENDING. STACY CASE CBS NEWS.))

[Hormone-Replacement]


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More bad news about combined hormone replacement therapy.
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The results of a government study found that combined hormone replacement therapy or H-R-T in women 65 and older doesn't prevent dementia: it may cause it.
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((SALLY SHUMAKER/STUDY INVESTIGATOR; WHAT WE FOUND IS THAT WOMEN IN THE COMBINATION HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY HAD TWICE THE RISK OF DEVELOPING DEMENTIA AS COMPARED TO WOMEN ON PLACEBO.))
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The study followed more than 45-hundred women over four years, testing the theory that the "estrogen progestin" combination might help stave off memory loss that comes with old age.
What they found was exactly the opposite.
Doctors do say low dose short term use of hormone replacement is beneficial to some women, but for anyone over 65 the risks may outweigh the benefits.
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[Missing-Child]


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Authorities say a grandmother was attempting murder suicide.
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Now they've charge Kelly Jean Lodmell with killing her granddaughter.
The 38-year-old was jailed without bail after her court appearance.
Divers are now trying to find the toddler in the 47 degree water of the Snake River.
Authorities say Lodmell is a paranoid schizophrenic who only took medication when she could afford it.
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[Blacksburg-Body]


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Police have identified a Blacksburg man found dead over the weekend.
A passerby discovered the body of 28- year- old Spencer Allen Lewis around 9:30 Sunday morning.
Lewis was lying in the grass in the 2900 block of South Main Street.
There's no word yet on the cause of death, but Blacksburg Police are now awaiting the results of an autopsy performed today.

[Westside-Incident]


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Roanoke Police and School officials have finished their investigations of an alleged assault on an elementary school playground.
They say they found nothing to warrant formal charges.
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Police and school officials conducted separate investigations following reports that an 11- year- old girl was sexually assaulted by four boys during recess at Westside Elementary.
School officials say they found no evidence that an assault had occurred.
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((ANNIE HARMAN/EXECUTIVE FOR STUDENT SERVICES; WE INTERVIEWED CHILDREN AND TEACHERS . WE TALKED TO SOME PARENTS AND FOUND THAT THE ALLEGATIONS WEREN'T FOUNDED. WE DIDN'T FIND ANY INDICATIONS THERE WAS A SEXUAL ASSAULT AT ALL.))
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The eleven year- old girl is not attending Westside any longer. The boys were suspended, but Harman says they will be allowed to make up work, and will have the suspensions removed from their records.

[Miss-Roanoke]


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There's a new Miss Roanoke Valley on the job.
Alana Malick, a first year law student and Roanoke native, now holds the title and will participate in the Miss Virginia competition next month.
She was the runner-up in April's competition.
The winner, Sara Sheffield, voluntarily resigned last week.
Sheffield is a sergeant in the U-S Army and pageant officials say she wouldn't have been able to participate in the state competition because of her military commitment.
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Still ahead on News 7, more attacks on U-S troops in Iraq.
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Plus some area voters may have to go high-tech next time they go to the polls.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey folks, Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as the Avs play two in their backyard tonight. The Patrick Henry tennis team has to go indoors to play its state match today. Former UVa star Brian Vahaly has an early French exit. Jimmy Johnson gets a fat contract extension. And a couple of former Friday Football Extra stars gets some recognition - tonight on the Big 7.))

[Iraq-Deaths]


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Three weeks after major operations were declared over in Iraq, American troops are still the targets of violence.

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Gunmen opened fire on American troops today killing two soldiers and wounding nine others at a checkpoint near Fallujah.
It's the single bloodiest attack on U-S forces since the government was toppled.
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((CAPT. DAVID CONNELLY/ARMY SPOKESMAN: INITIAL REPORTS SAY THAT THEY KILLED TWO OF THE ATTACKERS AND CAPTURED SIX OTHERS. IN INITIAL REPORTS, IT LOOKS LIKE THE FIRING THEY RECEIVED CAME FROM A MOSQUE.))
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Since Sunday, eight U-S soldiers have been killed by hostile fire. But U-S officials call these attacks isolated and say the overall security in Iraq is improving and recent U-S-Iraqi joint patrols have put hardened criminals behind bars.
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[Voting-Machines]


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Some voting changes are in store for Roanoke County.
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Today, a new computerized voting system was unveiled before members of Roanoke County's Board of Supervisors.
The new system complies with the Help Americans Vote Act, which requires the elimination of lever-based voting machines in coming years.
With WIN-vote, voters cast their ballots by simply touching a computer screen.
Roanoke County Registrar Diane Henson says change is inevitable and that now's the right time to try the new system.
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((DIANE HENSON/ROANOKE CO. REGISTRAR: JUST THE OPPORTUNITY TO PRESENT ITSELF CAME ABOUT AND WE FIGURED IT WAS TIME TO TRY IT OUT IN CASE WE WANTED TO TRY SOMETHING ELSE OUT AT ANOTHER ELECTION, WE STILL HAVE TO DO THAT IF WE NEED TO.))
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Citizens voting in the Democratic primary on June 10th will be the first to try out the new system.
WIN-vote would cost between 300 and 700-THOUSAND dollars.



[Pulaski-Furniture]


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Pulaski Furniture is bringing what's on the small screen into your living room ... literally
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[SUPER=04-Courtesy WGBH;]

The company has designed a collection based on the popular P-B-S television show "Antiques Roadshow."
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It has everything from chairs to bedroom sets. The pieces are replicas of items appraised on Roadshow. Pulaski officials say the marketing hook is that every piece has a story.
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((JAMES KELLY/PULASKI FURNITURE EXEC VP; WE PUT A HANG TAG ON EVERY PIECE THAT SHOWS THE ORIGIN OF THE ORIGINAL PIECE WHERE IT CAME FROM WHERE IT SHOWS UP ON ANTIQUES ROADSHOW AND A BRIEF HISTORY.))
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Kelly says they conducted research that found people like antiques but want furniture with modern conveniences. The collection will be sold by 150-retailers. Pulaski says it's launching its first national advertising campaign with the concept and that they will be expanding it in the future. Antiques Roadshow has an archive of 40-thousand items to choose from.
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[Greenway]


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No need for a doctor's note.
A bulldozer got students out of class today.
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Students from around the area gathered at Patrick Henry High School today for a hands on look at the latest road construction equipment.
From dump trucks to large construction vehicles, students had a chance to see it all.
They even took a ride on a computer-simulated bulldozer.
The Vice President of Lanford Brothers talked to students about the type of employees the industry is looking for.

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((ALAN SOLTIS/VP LANFORD BROS.: THE BUSINESS HAS CHANGED AN AWFUL LOT. THERE'S A LOT OF TECHNOLOGY THAT'S COMING INTO IT AND WE REALLY NEED YOUNG PEOPLE THAT ARE EAGER TO LEARN NEW THINGS AND DO DIFFERENT THINGS IN LIFE.))
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Today's event was sponsored by Partners in Education, an organization that introduces students to careers in the road construction industry.
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[Bedford-Teacher]


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One Bedford County teacher got a gold star from her students today.
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The County's Public Schools today named seventh grade teacher Carol Wiatt (WYE-itt) Teacher of the Year. The English teacher was chosen from a group that included one educator from every school in the county. Wiatt's been with Staunton River Middle School since 1999. She has 31-years of teaching experience, all in Virginia.
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((CAROL WIATT/BEDFORD CO. "TEACHER OF THE YEAR": OF ALL THE TEACHERS THAT TEACH HERE, TO BE SELECTED AS THE TEACHER OF THE YEAR, YOU CAN'T ASK FOR A GREATER HONOR AT ALL. IT'S ALL ABOUT THE KIDS, WORKING FOR THEM AND DOING FOR THEM AND PROVIDING FOR THEM THE BEST WAY THAT WE CAN.))
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Judges kept the winner a secret until they could call students to a surprise meeting.
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Does a religious requirment take precedence over public safety?
That's the question in the legal battle over a driver's license photo.
We'll explain next.
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Plus an animal bulls his way into an antiques store.
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[License-Woman]


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A Muslim woman is going to court over her license.
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Sultaana Freeman testified in court today that Florida's refusal to give her a driver's license violates her religious rights as a Muslim. Freeman doesn't want her face photographed without the veil because she says "it would be disobeying my lord." In 2001, Freeman got a Florida license while wearing her veil, but was later told by the state of Florida to show her face or have her licensed revoked. - Freeman refused. Her lawyers say the state only took notice of her veil after the nine-eleven attacks. Florida officials deny it, saying it's a public safety issue.
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[Bull-China]


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It wasn't a bull in a china shop, but a bull in an antiques store.
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The bull escaped from an auction mart next door to the Antiques center making it's way through an open door to the store and knocking over a woman in an aisle.
The bull left behind quite a bit of damage when it was herded to an area in the Antiques center and shot.
A police spokesman decided the bull posed a risk to public safety saying there could have been hundreds of people in the center at the time if police had not evacuated them.
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The Avs dodge the showers and get in two tonight. PH comes up short in the state team tennis action. Good racing news for Jerry and Jimmie. And big Jake is on the Outland's Watch list, but first tonight's Extra Point -
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[SUPER=03-Williamsburg; :00]

Six William and Mary athletes have been honored as members of the state's all-academic team - and among those is former Cave Spring star Corey Paxton. Paxton wrapped up his career with Tribe this past fall with 22 catches. He also made the A-10's all-academic team three straight years.
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[S-Avs]


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The Salem Avalanche got to play not one, but two games tonight at Salem Memorial as the Wilmington Blue Rocks continued their four night stay in town.
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[SUPER=03-Salem/Blue Rocks vs. Avalanche;:00]

Some future Avalanche players in the former of the Cloverdale Storm were in the house, and for a change that was the only storm in Salem. Salem's Trevor Mote smacks one into left field. It looks like it is plenty deep enough to get Hector Gimenez home from second, but the catcher is gunned down at the plate - the game stays scoreless. Wilmington's Justin Cowan will finally scratch the board in the top of the fourth with the shot to wall in left center. Scott Walter scores and it's 1-to-nothing visitors. In the bottom of the fifth, Trevor Mote says the heck with my
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boys getting caught at the plate, this time I'm going yard. The Homer keys a Salem comeback as the Avs win game one 3-to-2.
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In game two, Salem shutout Wilmington 6 to nothing.
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The Lynchburg Hillcats game at Potomac was rained out again today.

[S-Stanley]


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The NHL Stanley Cup finals opened tonight in New Jersey with the Devils entertaining the Mighty Ducks in game one.
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[SUPER=03-E. Rutherford, NJ/ESPN; :00]

New Jersey Nets coach Byron Scott was in the house hoping to see an all-star performance from Devils netminder Martin Brodeur.
(MAR-TAN BRO-DOOR). He would stop 16 shots and get the shutout.

Jersey would break open a scoreless game in the second period with Jeff Friesen getting his sixth goal of the playoffs. 1-to-nothing Devils.
[super=31-Anaheim/0/New Jersey/3/Devils Lead 1-to-0;]

The Devils got two in the third for insurance including this Grant Marshall rocket. New Jersey gets the 3-to-nothing game one win
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[S-NHL]


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Off of the league's hardwater,
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[VO-NAT]
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Patrick Roy (WAH) the 37 year old goalie for the Colorado Avalanche will walk away from the game tomorrow after 18 seasons in net. But he will not walk away swiftly. Arthritic hips have been bothering him for several years. Roy won four Stanley Cup titles during his career - two with the Avs and two more earlier in his career with the Canadians. Roy leaves the game with more wins in goal than any player in NHL history with 551. The official announcement will take place tomorrow afternoon at two.
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[S-VHSL]


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The rain today couldn't stop the state team tennis match between Patrick Henry and Richmond's Mills Godwin - but it did manage to move it inside and down the road a piece.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]

Due to the weather the event had to moved to the Burleson tennis center on the Virginia Tech campus from the River's Edge. Mills Godwin would win the singles portion of the competition 4-to-2 which forced the Patriots into must-win situations in the doubles. Unfortunately, for PH they were unable to sweep the doubles and even though Brock Newton and Tyler Early were winners - PH loses the team competition 5-to-2.
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The individual state championships will take place in Richmond.

[S-Tennis]


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The French Open tennis championships continued today with day two at Roland Garros. On the women's side, 12th seeded Monica Seles was beaten in straight sets by Russian Nadia Petrova. On the men's side Andy Roddick - the sixth seed- lost in four sets to Sargis Sargsian.
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[SUPER=03-Paris, France/espn2; :00]

The number one seed for the men, Lleyton Hewitt of Australia did manage to win his opening match with ease. He defeated former UVa great Brian Vahaly in four sets. Hewitt would take the first two sets with shot like this one that freezes Vahaly. But the former ACC player of the year would battle back to win the third set 7-to-6, taking the tiebreaker 8-to-7. But this final set would belong to the man from down under. Hewitt wins the match 6-4, 6-1, 6-7 and 6-3.
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[S-Racing]


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Injured Winston Cup star Jerry Nadeau is out of the hospital. The 32 year old was released from the VCU Medical Center yesterday and transferred to the Charlotte Institute of Rehabilitation by helicopter. Doctors say he is improving daily from the injuries he suffered at the Richmond International Raceway at the beginning of this month.
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In one other note, Jimmie Johnson, the king of Charlotte with wins in both the Winston and the rain shortened Coca-Cola 600 - was rewarded today with a five year contract extension from his cars owners Rick Hendrick and Jeff Gordon. Johnson already has four career wins and the Winston to his credit in less than a year and a half of Cup driving.
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Former Jefferson Forest standout Jake Grove has been named to 36 man watch list for the 2003 Outland Trophy.
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The Outland is given annually to the best interior lineman in college football. Grove, also is on the preseason watch list for the "Remington Award" that is given annually to the best center in the game. The six three - 290 pounder benches over 450 pounds.
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Yesterday, Larry Brown abruptly resigned as head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers. Today, he was interviewing for a new job.
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Brown was in Houston putting his name in the hat to become the next head coach of the Rockets. Reports say the interview went well, but there also is talk that Brown may want to return to Los Angeles and coach the Clippers.
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The Roanoke Times is now in the middle of its 31-million dollar expansion, and the newspaper's state-of-the-art printing press is beginning to take shape.
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Components of the Heidelberg Mainstream 80 press are being trucked to Roanoke from a manufacturing facility in Dover, New Hampshire. Some pieces weigh more than 20 tons, and require a powerful crane to move them into place.
Since mid-March, two thirds of the 52 truckloads have arrived, and the equipment is filling 47- thousand square feet of space in the new building.
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((CHIP HARRIS/PROJECT DIRECTOR: I'VE BEEN QUITE IMPRESSED WITH THE RIGGERS. THE WAY THE COMPONENTS HAVE COME IN , AND THE EASE , SEEMINGLY THE EASE WITH WHICH THEY CAN BRING THEM UP AND INSTALL THEM AS PRECISELY AS THEY HAVE TO. THESE GUYS HAVE BEEN THROUGH THESE WARS BEFORE AND KNOW WHAT THEY'RE DOING. IT'S EVIDENT.))
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Installation should be complete by the end of June, but the commissioning procress and trial runs will continue through the summer.
The Roanoke Times hopes to have the new press in full operation by the end of October. (------------)