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Coming up on News 7-
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After years on the run --the Olympic bombing suspect is finally in custody.
Investigators haved charged the ex-wife of O. Winston Link with stealing hundreds of his prints.
And a benefit is held in Franklin County to raise money for a toddler with cancer.
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News 7 is next.

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((AS I APPROACHED, HE WENT OFF RUNNING, AND GOT BEHIND SOME MILK CRATES. NOT KNOWING WHO HE WAS OR WHAT HE HAD, I TOOK SAFETY INTO CONCERN, AND ADVISED HIM TO COME OUT, AND HE COMPLIED WITH EVERYTHING I ASKED TO DO))
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A rookie cop makes a suprising arrest. He captures one of the nations most wanted suspects, Eric Rudolph.
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Good evening, I'm Joy Sutton, in for Teresa Hamilton.


[Rudolph]


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For years Eric Rudolph has evaded authorities. But tonight he is in custody charged with four bombings including the one at the Atlanta Olympics in 19-96.
He is considered one of America's most notorious figutives. The 36 year old Army veteran had not been seen since July 1998.
But what makes his arrest so unusual is that he was captured by a rookie cap --who at the time had no idea of Rudolph's identity.
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Jennifer Miller joins us with the latest.
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((On a routine patrol of this shopping center a rookie cop caught up with one of the FBIs most wanted: Eric Robert Rudolph - Hes been on the run five years longer than 21 year old Jeffery Postell has been on the job. Postell says he had no clue who it was rummaging through the garbage at 4:30 Saturday morning: Super: Officer Jeffery Postell Sot: as I approached him he observed me and took off running behind milk crates (butt) he was very cooperative and came out when I asked him to. Rudolph is accused of four bombings including one at the 1996 summer Olympics in Atlanta. When questioned by police Saturday, Rudolph gave a fake name, but during booking another deputy recognized him. Super: Sheriff Kevin Lovin Sot they asked him for his name and they told him he was Eric Robert Rudolph. The bombing at Olympic Park killed one woman and injured more than a hundred. Following that, were three others, one at a Georgia abortion clinic another at a gay nightclub and a third, at a second clinic in Alabama. An officer died in that attack. A massive manhunt was launched in the hills of north Carolina where the trained survivalist was thought to be in hiding: Super: Chris Swecker/FBI Sot: no law enforcement agent ever gave up on finding him.. Super: Sheriff Keith Lovin Sot: I felt as if he was in our area a local officer would be the one to stumble on him Sot: I think I put a lot of peoples feelings at ease One of them is Emily Lyons - blinded in the Birmingham bombing Sot: nobody should have to go through - what Ive gone through, what my family has But not everyone feels relieved It is widely believed Rudolph was shielded through the years by locals, many of whom have strong anti-government feelings: Super: Heloen Long/Murphy NC resident Sot: did you help him? Helen (no, but I would have.)))
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[Resource-Officers]


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Today, the Roanoke City School Board decided to keep the current number of three resource officers at each of the high schools.
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The Roanoke Police officers teach drug abuse resistance classes, counsel students, and respond to emergencies on campus.
The prospect of losing some of the officers brought vocal opposition from parents, students and teachers.
The board made the decision at a workshop this morning.
Members also said they plan to re-examine the roles and responsibilities of the resource officers, security personnel, administrators and faculty members.
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[Link-Thefts]


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It's the news fans of the late photographer O. Winston Link have been waiting for: Investigators have found hundreds of prints and other items stolen from Link by his ex-wife.
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Westchester County, New York prosecutor Jeanine (Juh-Neen) Pirro(Peer-OH) says the stash was found in a rented storage locker in Adams County, New York.
Investigators found out about the locker after they arrested Conchita Mendoza Link and her new husband on Thursday. The two were allegedly trying to sell some of the stolen photos on the Internet.
The prints are now worth a total of at least two-million dollars.
In an interview with News 7 in 1994, Link said the thievery began after a lie designed to hijack his income failed.
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[IN Q=My wife...]

((O. WINSTON LINK/PHOTOGRAPHER: MY WIFE GOT A BRILLIANT IDEA TO SPREAD THE WORD AROUND THAT I HAD ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE. AND A LOT OF PEOPLE BELIEVED IT. AND CONSEQUENTLY, SHE WAS HAVING CHECKS AND EVERYTHING FORWARDED TO A DIFFERENT POST BOX NUMBER BECAUSE I WAS "ILL" AND COULDN'T HANDLE ANYTHING ANYMORE. AND SHE DIDN'T WANT ME TO ANSWER THE PHONE.))
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Conchita Link spent five years in prison for stealing the prints, but never revealed where they were. She was released in 2001.
Although Winston Link is best known for his photographs of Norfolk & Western steam trains, he tackled many other subjects during his long career.
Some of those other pictures are reportedly in the haul taken from the storage unit last week.
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[Murder-Update]


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Investigators say they don't know why a Callaway man killed his brother-in-law on Thursday.
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38- year- old Joseph Edison Bridges is charged with first degree murder.
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Officials say he was waiting for his sister and her common- law husband, Howell Scott, when they returned home. Bridges drove his pickup next to Scott's mini- van, shot him in the head and drove away. Bridges later offered to turn himself in if the sheriff personally picked him up. He's being held at the Franklin County jail.
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Investigators interviewed Bridges's sister, Evon Custer and her children yesterday evening, but during preliminary questioning Custer couldn't think of a reason why her brother would want to kill her husband.

[GOP-Meeting]


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As campaign 2003 continues to roll on, one more race is settled. Roanoke County Republicans picked their candidate for treasurer at a mass meeting this morning.
News 7 Intern Reporter Justin Ward has details.
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((THE CANDIDATE OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY FOR TREASURER FOR ROANOKE COUNTY IS FORREST KEVIN HUTCHINS.))
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[TAKE PRE PRO LEADER]
By a vote of 161 to 125, investment consultant Kevin Hutchins is the GOP's candidate for Roanoke County Treasurer.

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((IT'S JUST LIKE I WAS PRAYING IT WOULD. WE THOUGHT IT WOULD, WE FELT VERY CONFIDENT, BUT WHEN IT COMES DOWN TO A MASS MEETING SITUATION, YOU JUST NEVER KNOW.))
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[OUT Q=you just never know.]


Hutchins announced this past Wednesday that he would seek the Republican nomination for county Treasurer.
His opposition was Susan Simmons, a longtime commercial appraiser in Roanoke County's department of real estate valuation.
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((JUSTIN WARD/WDBJ7; THERE MAY HAVE BEEN ONLY ONE CONTESTED RACE, BUT THAT DIDN'T KEEP REPUBLICANS OUT OF CAVE SPRING HIGH SCHOOL THIS MORNING, THE SITE OF TODAY'S GOP MASS MEETING.))
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[IN Q=We had essentially 300]

((WE HAD ESSENTIALLY 300 VOTERS HERE TO MAKE A DECISION ON TWO CANDIDATES WITH THE REST OF US HERE TO SUPPORT THE OTHER PEOPLE WHO ARE RUNNING AND I THINK THAT'S A VERY GOOD TURNOUT.))
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[OUT Q=a very good turnout.]


Republicans also made their nominations official in several uncontested races.
Mike Wray was to face Mark Harrell for the Cave Spring District seat, but Harrell withdrew from the race to run as an Independent and now tells party officials he doesn't plan to run at all.
Incumbent Commonwealth's Attorney Randy Leach and Commissioner of the Revenue candidate Shelby Cundiff were also unopposed in their nominations.
Incumbent Butch Church will represent the party for the Catawba District seat on the board of supervisors.
And Mike Altizer is running for the Vinton District Seat, after being appointed to the board last year.
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[IN Q=I think we have]

((I THINK WE HAVE A GREAT CHANCE OF RETURNING TO ANOTHER FIVE-ZERO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS. ALL REPUBLICANS. I THINK WE HAVE A VERY GOOD CHANCE OF PICKING UP SOME CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS AND I JUST THINK THEY ARE SUPERB PEOPLE.))
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The nominees are now looking forward to November, where they'll face strong opposition from Democrats, particularly in the race for commissioner of the revenue.
Shelby Cundiff will run against incumbent Nancy Horn, who's been in office since 2001.
Justin Ward, News 7, Roanoke.))
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Still ahead on News 7 at 11, participants at this year's Festival Run were carrying more than the race on their minds...
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and hundreds of people gather to raise money for a toddler stricken with a rare form of cancer.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, the Avs explode for 15 runs against the Warthogs. The Stanley Cup finals roll on out west, and Rick Carlisle is shown the door in Motown. Plus JJ says he needs to go on a diet, and Nemechek's a winner at Dover. All that and more on the way in sports.))

[Haley-Fund]


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A 15 month old girl battling a rare form of cancer got a little help today with a benefit auction and concert in Franklin County.
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Hundreds came out to support Haley Tuck who was diagnosed 5 month ago with neuroblastoma. She is undergoing chemotherapy and will soon have a bone marrow transplant.
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((IT'S BEEN DIFFICULT FOR HER FAMILY TO DEAL WITH HER ILLNESS. BUT YOU DO WHAT YOU HAVE TO HELP HERE GET WELL. EVEN IN THE MIDST OF THE SADNESS AND SHOCK OF IT ALL THERE IS STILL A LOT OF WORK TO BE DONE AND THAT'S WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO HELP THEM ACCOMPLISH))
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Haley will have her bone marrow transplant in a few months at Duke University Hospital.
The money raised from the benefit will go toward Haley's medical expenses.
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[IN Q=She just finished her 4th round]

((SHE JUST FINISHED HER 4TH ROUND OF CHEMO. SO SHE'S NOT FEELING HER BEST RIGHT NOW. BUT SHE'S ON THE UP SWING. WE HOPE SHE'LL BE FEELING A LITTLE BETTER IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS))
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[TAKE HALEY BOARD FS] If you couldn't make it to the fundraiser today, contributions can be mailed to, Hope For Haley at 100 Copperfield Rd., Wirtz, VA 24184. Or you can call 540-721-6302.
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Music also played in Roanoke today after the 22nd annual Festival Run. Hundreds of area runners competed in the event But as Jennifer Wishon reports the race was bitter- sweet.
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((((Bang)) 480 runners took to the streets of Roanoke Saturday despite pockets of heavy downpours.
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((DARRELL WARGO/FESTIVAL RUNNER: MY SHOES WERE ALL WET, MY CLOTHES WERE ALL WET, VERY SLOPPY OUT THERE, KINDA WINDY, THE COURSE WAS KINDA ROUGH.))
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Minus the puddles, for some, the rain was a welcomed alternative.
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((NANCY FERRIS/FESTIVAL RUNNER: I PREFER RUNNING IN THE RAIN OVER SUN AND HEAT, I'M JUST GLAD THE SUN DIDN'T COME OUT WTIH THIS HIGH HUMIDITY.))
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Many of these runners compete in the Festival Run each year, but this year there was a change.
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((TODD BURNS/AEP SPOKESMAN: WE ENDED ABOUT A BLOCK UP EARLIER THAN THE RUNNERS DID LAST YEAR, SO THERE WAS A LITTLE BIT OF AN INCLINE THERE TOWARDS THE END.))
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[BUTT BUTT BUTT BUTT]

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((DAVID ANGELL/FESTIVAL RUNNER: I THINK MAYBE IT WORKED TO MY ADVANTAGE A LITTLE BECAUSE I SEEMED TO BE DOING A LITTLE BETTER ON THE HILLS TODAY THAN THE GUY WHO WAS SECOND, SO IT PROBABLY HELPED ME OUT A LITTLE.))
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Angell was the overall male winner for the 5-K race. He runs 50 to 60 miles a week to prepare for competition. And for some competitors the recent loss of their training partner weighed heavy on their hearts.
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((DARRELL WARGO/FESTIVAL RUNNER: SHE WAS AN EXCELLENT RUNNER, SHE WAS REAL FAMOUS, REAL WELL KNOWN IN LYNCHBURG AND WE MISS HER.))
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[BUTT BUTT BUTT BUTT]

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((DONNA ELDER/FESTIVAL RUNNER: WE TRAINED TOGETHER FOR ABOUT A YEAR BEFORE WE LOST HER AND UM IT'S JUST REAL SAD. MISSED HER OUT HERE THIS YEAR.))
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Sabrina Willis won the women's 10K event last year, but was killed last October. She was running with two other people on a Bedford County road when she was struck by a pickup truck. She died shortly thereafter, but her friends say they'll never forget her spirit.
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((NANCY FERRIS/FESTIVAL RUNNER: WE USED TO DO OUR LONG RUNS TOGETHER EVERY SATURDAY MORNING AND SHE WAS JUST A WONDERFUL PERSON, SO BUBBLY, EFFERVESCENT AND SHE'D JUST CALL YOU UP AND SAY WHATCHA DOING, JUST VERY BUBBLY AND I MISS HER SO MUCH))
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Donna Elder finished second in the women's 10K last year and won the event Saturday. Her friends say she wasn't alone when she crossed the finish line.
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((NANCY FERRIS/FESTIVAL RUNNER: SHE'S AN ANGEL UP THERE LOOKING DOWN ON US, DEFINITELY.))
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Jennifer Wishon, News 7 Roanoke.))

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They may be extinct, but dinosaurs are turning heads and a profit at a Roanoke mall.
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((NATS OF DINOSAUR GROWLING))
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"Monsters at the Mall" is a new traveling exhibit on display at Tanglewood Mall. The Science Museum of Western Virginia brought in a dozen robotic dinosaurs and Tanglewood Mall donated the space. Admission fees will help off-set state funding cuts to the museum. Two years ago the museum received more than 700- thousand- dollars from the state, next year they won't receive any. But museum officials say that hasn't affected their mission of education.
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[IN Q=Everything that we do]

((FRANCES FERGUSON/SCIENCE MUSEUM OF WESTERN VIRGINIA: EVERYTHING THAT WE DO IS EDUCATION FOR ALL AGES. WE FOCUS HEAVILY ON SCHOOL CHILDREN BUT WE DO TRY TO HAVE PROGRAMS AND THINGS THAT WILL APPEAL TO ADULTS AND HELP ADULTS LEARN ABOUT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AS WELL, BUT EVERYTHING THAT WE DO IS ABOUT EDUCATION.))
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About 80- thousand children visit the Science Museum each year. Museum officials say this is only the second off- site exhibit they've had, but hope to provide more in the future.
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Up next on the newscast, if you buy one house for sale on the internet, you will have to provide your own view.
We'll explain.
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and also, at just 13, this kid is walking away with a college degree, and an unusual distinction.
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[Ebay]


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[NOT AN OBVIOUS OUT!]
You can find almost anything these days on E-bay. And now there's a house for sale --but there is one catch-- you have to come and pick it up.
As David Highfield Reports George Washington is said to have visited the house.
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[OUT Q=showcase civil war collection use house to do that.]
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That was David Highfield Reporting.

[Teen-Grad]


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While most kids his age are still in middle school, this student is graduating from college.
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Thirteen year old Gregory Smith is the youngest student ever to graduate from Randolph-Macon College. He recieved his bachelor of science degree in mathematics during today's ceremony. Smith, a two time Nobel Peace Prize nominiee, enrolled at Randolph-Macon when he was just ten years old. Smith doesn't know where he will be going to graduate school, but he does plan to attend in the fall.
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[S-Avs]


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The Salem Avalanche resumed its weekend series with first place Winston Salem tonight at Salem Memorial Stadium where
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it was Thundersticks night at the ole ballpark.
We pick it up in the top of the first. The Warthogs Jeremy Reid drops a single into left field. Ruddy Yan slides in with a run, but loses points for artistic creativity on the slide.
To the bottom of the second, now. The Avs Steve Checksfield smacks one down the line scoring Todd Self to get Salem on the board. But the Avs still trailed 3-1.
Trevor Mote then lifted a sac fly out to right field, allowing Checksfield to come across the dish.
[SUPER=37-Winston-Salem/4/Salem/15/;]

Later Mike Rodriguez bloops a base knock to center. Josh Canales comes on down, and Salem goes on to win it 15 to 4.
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[S-East]


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The internet message boards continue to heat up with rumors concerning Tech's future conference destination--everything from Notre Dame joining the Big East to the Hokies landing on their feet in the SEC. Clearly, the landscape of intercollegiate athletics will look much different, but ACC Commissioner John Swofford says that his league's expansion will not do irreparable harm.
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The Ducks are still quacking in the Stanley Cup Finals. Trailing two games to none against New Jersey, Anaheim worked overtime tonight against New Jersey in Game 3.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Anaheim, CA/ABC Sports; :00]


Tied at 2 after regulation, Ruslan Salei took the face off won by Adam Oates and slipped it past Martin Brodeur at 6:59 of the overtime and the Mighty Ducks win it 3-2 with Game Four set for Monday.
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[S-Redick]


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Duke freshman guard J.J. Redick is in the midst of tryouts at the for the 2003 USA Basketball national team at the U.S. Olympic training center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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[VO-NAT]
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Redick recently spoke to the Roanoke Valley Sports Club and now that the season is over he has had a chance to look back at his first year at Duke.
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[OUT Q=...hungrier for next year"]
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While J.J. was happy about being one of four Duke players invited to the USA basketball try outs, he wants to spend the majority of his summer focusing on personal growth.
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Redick hopes to make the roster for the USA under 19 team which will play in the world championships in July. The event was moved from Malaysia to Greece because of fears surrounding the Sars outbreak and the threat of terrorist activity.


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Rick Carlisle won the NBA's Coach of the Year award last season, his first in Detroit, but today he was fired by the club.
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The 43 year old Carlisle led the Pistons to 50 wins and back to back postseason appearances, but a week after the team was swept by New Jersey in the Eastern Conference Finals, Detroit President Joe Dumars pulled the trigger on the firing.
This is the ninth coaching vacancy in the league since the end of the regular season. The Pistons are expected to announce the hiring of Larry Brown as early as Monday.
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[S-Busch]


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Tomorrow the Winston Cup cars will hit the high banks of Dover for the MBNA 400. This afternoon, a Winston Cup regular took home the Busch trophy in the MBNA 200.
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[SUPER=03-Dover, DE/FX; :00]


We pick up the wildness at lap 156 on a restart. Matt Kenseth spins his tires and sets off a multi car melee on the front straight away. Eight cars were involved including Randy Lajoie and Kerry Earnhardt.
Then with just 6 laps to go, Martin Truex goes into a spin just behind Kenseth, setting up a 3 lap shootout to the checkers.
Joe Nemechek held off Scott Riggs and David Green to win his 15th career Busch series event.
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[OUT Q=almost like Christmas."]
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We finish up with one NFL note. Quarterback Shane Matthews is no longer a Redskin.
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Today the Bengals signed Matthews to a one year deal. Matthews started seven games for the Skins a year ago throwing 12 TD passes and 6 interceptions. The 32 year old joins Jon Kitna, Akili Smith, Carson Palmer, and Tommy Jones as(------------) the signal callers in Cincinnati.