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Coming up on News 7
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Sharpshooters take aim at deer in Roanoke City.. so how's the program going?
Plus kids nudist camps are legal in Virginia.. but they may not be for long.
And why java may give you more than a jolt- it could reduce your risk of one disease.
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And the cold air is coming back.
News 7 at Eleven is next.

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((4000 CRC CAN COME IN HERE ALL THEY WANT TO. WE ARE GOING TO SHUT THIS CLINIC DOWN, PERIOD.))
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The company that plans to open a methodone clinic in Roanoke has new owners, but opponents say it doesn't change their plans to fight it.
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C-R-C Health Group announced today it bought out National Specialty Clinics, the company that plans to open a methadone clinic on Hershberger Road. But opponents say today's announcement only strengthens their resolve. [***NEWS 7 @ 11 IN MONITOR***]
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Myranda Stephens joins us live in the newsroom with more. Jean C-R-C owns the Life Center of Galax,
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the same company that recently pulled out of its plans to open a methadone clinic in Roanoke County. And their ownership of the proposed clinic in Roanoke CITY, has only upset those against it even more.
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[RUNS05] ((WHAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT HERE IS A CLASSIC BAIT AND SWITCH AND IN THIS CASE IT'S A RACIST BAIT AND SWITCH 36)) Jeff Artis says he always felt there was something fishy about the fact that two companies were planning to open methadone clinics in the Roanoke Valley at the same time. So when the Life Center of Galax backed out of its plans for a clinic in Roanoke County, Artis believes the company knew it would have a chance in Roanoke city.
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[RUNS10] ((WE KNEW THIS WAS NOT A COINCIDENCE AND WE HAD ALWAYS BEEN WONDERING WHAT THE RELATIONSHIP WAS B/T NATIONAL SPECIALTY CLINICS AND C-R-C, NOW WE KNOW 3812)) Artis calls the plan to open a new methadone clinic in a black community like the one near Hersberger road racist, and the new ownership does not change his plans to fight the clinic's opening tooth and nail.
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[RUNS13] ((CRC HAS A CHOICE, THEY CAN EITHER COME TO US AND WE CAN SIT DOWN AT THE TABLE AND WE CAN FIND AN APPROPRIATE PLACE FOR THIS CLINIC, OR WE'RE GOING TO MAKE CRC WISH THEY NEVER HEARD OF NW ROANOKE 43))))
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Artis and other members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Roanoke are already boycotting some of the businesses that are connected to the proposed clinic and they have made promises to take photos of the clinic's patients and post them on the Internet if the clinic doesn't back out.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Myranda & Jean /NEwsroom;]

But, Jean that doesn't appear to be happening. Today, a spokesperson for the C-R-C released a statement saying that they remain focused on the goal of providing a medical service to the community as quickly as possible.

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Sharpshooters have killed nearly 50 deer inside the Roanoke City limits since October.
That's when the city began it's deer control program.
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City sharpshooters have only gone on the hunt 19 times, but report seeing large numbers of deer each night.
City officials say an uncontrolled deer population can result in disease, damage to landscaping and numerous car accidents.
The program and its results will be reviewed after it wraps up on March First.
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[Recount]


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Benny Keister is headed back to Richmond.
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The Democrat was declared the winner today by a 3-judge panel after an all day recount. He picked up 2-more votes and finished 51 votes ahead of Republican Morgan Morris. Keister says he's submitted legislation and is prepared for his second term as the 6th District Delegate.
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((DEL. BENNY KEISTER/(D) PULASKI; I'M READY TO GO AND I SUPPOSE TO MOVE IN THIS WEEKEND IF THE COUNT GOES RIGHT. DO WHATEVER I NEED TO DO. I'M READY TO DO IT.))
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Morgan Morris says he's not discouraged by the outcome. He says he'll run again in 2005.
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[Nudist-Camp]


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Kids at a Virginia summer camp will have to put their clothes on if another delegate has his way.
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Republican Delegate Jack Reid pre-filed a bill today that would outlaw camps such as the one at Whitetail Park, a nudist resort in Southeastern Virginia.
Whitetail held a weeklong summer nudist camp for 11 to 18 year olds last summer.
It was the first of its kind in Virginia and only the third "au naturel camp" for kids in the nation.
Such gatherings are legal in Virginia, even for children, as long as lewd activity is not involved.
Whitetail officials say strict bans on sexual or (la-SIVE-ious) lascivious conduct at the camp are enforced.
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[Osama]


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Confirmation today that the audiotape released by Osama Bin Laden is authentic.
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Technical Voice Analysis confirms it is bin Laden. The tape is described as 47 minutes long and of unremarkable quality.
U-S intelligence is not saying if they've learned anything about Bin laden's whereabouts or status from the tape.
His reference to Saddam Hussein's capture appeared deliberate.
That's different from the last released audiotpae which was found to be a collection of old messages.
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[Airport-Security]


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It's no longer just a boarding pass and an I-D for some travelers.
New security now means fingerprints and photographs are part of travel for foreigners coming to the U-S.
Skip Loescher reports from Washington.
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((NEW STEPS.... AIMED AT MAKING AMERICA SAFER...EVEN IF IT MEANS SOME INCONVENIENCE TO SOME TRAVELERS. Tom Ridge/Homeland Security Secretary: America has always been a welcoming country, but we will also be on guard. TO HELP KEEP THE BAD GUYS FROM GETTING INTO THE COUNTRY, 24 MILLION VISITORS A YEAR WILL FACE MORE THAN JUST LUGGAGE CHECKS WHEN THEY GO THROUGH CUSTOMS. Traveler: They just asked me to take a print of my left and right index finger and they've got a very non-obtrusive eye camera to take a picture of you. AT 115 U-S AIRPORTS AND 14 SEAPORTS, THEY ARE NOW BEING FINGERPRINTED AND PHOTOGRAPHED. THAT INFORMATION CAN THEN BE COMPARED TO WATCH LISTS OF PEOPLE WHO SHOULDN'T BE ALLOWED INTO THE U.S. Larry Johnson/Aviation Security Expert: There's so much information in such volumes that there's a limit to what any analyst can absorb. WHILE OFFICIALS SAY TRAVELERS WON'T SEE MUCH OF A DELAY... SOME CONTEND JUST THE OPPOSITE. Faiz Rehman/Nat'l Council of Pakistani-Americans: Without proper training there will be long lines, there will be missed flights. BUT SOME TRAVELERS SAY SAFETY HAS TO COME FIRST. Traveler: I just think its for my own safety at the end of day. CITIZENS OF COUNTRIES THAT DON'T NEED VISAS - MOSTLY EUROPE - DON'T GET FINGERPRINTED OR PHOTOGRAPHED. AT WASHINGTON DULLES AIRPORT, I'M SKIP LOESCHER.))

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The new screening begins as America enters its third week under Code Orange.
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[Vo-Nat]
Today for the third straight day, a British Airways flight from London arrived three hours late- as security agents scoured the passenger list for al Qaeda suicide hijackers.
Officials say one credible source corroborated by communication intercepts suggests terrorists may try to hijack flight 223 and crash into a U-S city sometime over the New Year's period.
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[Virginia-Flu]


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Despite the early onset of the flu season, state health officials say flu activity in Virginia remains normal.
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So far the flu has claimed the lives of eight people in the state.
One of the deaths was reported here in Southwest Virginia.
But state health officials say there has been no new or dramatic flu activity in recent weeks.
They say even though physicians in the state are still reporting new cases, it is starting to look like a normal flu season.
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((DR. JOHN MARR/STATE EPIDEMIOLOGIST: IT DOESN'T APPEAR TO BE INCREASING IN SEVERITY WE HAVE NO INDICATION THAT IT'S ANYTHING UNUSUAL THAN IN PREVIOUS YEARS EXCEPT FOR THE FACT IT ARRIVED EARLIER.))
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State health officials warn that the flu is still a serious threat.
In 2002, over 14-hundred Virginians died as a result of the illness.
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[Coffee-Diabetes]


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Coffee may have a new perk.
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New studies show heavy coffee consumption reduces the risk of Type 2 diabetes.
Researchers found that drinking six or more cups a day reduced male coffee drinkers risk by 50 percent-
The risk for women in the study was reduced by 30 percent.
Even those who drank decaf saw a benefit.
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((DR. PETER MARTIN/VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY: CONTRARY TO WHAT WAS INITIALLY THOUGH COFFEE IS NOT BAD FOR YOU. IN FACT IT MAY BE GOOD FOR YOU.))
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The reason.. coffee contains something called chlorogenic acid, that may increase the body's capacity to dispose of glucose- which is sugar in the blood.
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Still ahead on News 7, police say they've solved a November murder.
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Plus, it was a marriage made in Vegas... and two days later Britney Spears and a childhood friend have it annulled in Vegas.
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((I JUST FELT THEY WERE SERIOUS ABOUT IT AND THEY WERE INTERESTED IN WHAT WAS HAPPENING AND IT WASN'T FLIPPANT AND THEY, THEY DEALT WITH IT VERY MATURELY."))
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office tonight as former big league star Tug McGraw passes away at the age of 59. The Virginia basketball team is hosted William & Mary tonight in Charlottesville. We'll check some girls high school action. Plus, the national title coaches weigh in and the Express gets back a player tonight on the Big 7.))
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Britney Spears is back on the market.
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This afternoon a Las Vegas judge signed the order to annul the pop-star's two-day-old marriage to childhood friend Jason Allen Alexander.
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((DAVID CHESNOFF/SPEARS' ATTORNEY; I THINK IT'S MORE THAT THERE ARE SERIOUS ISSUES WHEN YOU DECIDE TO GET MARRIED. I THINK THEY DECIDED THEY DIDN'T ADDRESS THEM AS CAREFULLY AS SHOULD HAVE BEEN AND THAT AFTER DISCUSSING THEM AND EVALUATING THEM THEY DECIDED THAT MARRIAGE WASN'T FOR THEM.))
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Spears has claimed she did not fully understand what she was doing when she married Alexander early Saturday morning.
Alexander says the two care about each other, but feels the annulment was a wise decision.
According to portions of the paperwork, Spears and Alexander claim to not know each other's likes and dislikes and that the two were incompatible.
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Ray Davies of the British musical group the Kinks wa shot in the leg and is recovering tonight.
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It happened in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Davies and a woman were walking when two thieves snatched the woman's purse.
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The 59 year old Davies took chase after the robbers.. and was shot in the leg.
Davies is out of the hospital- one suspect is in custody.
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[Jeffries]


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A Roanoke man has been charged in the murder of a man found shot to death in his car last year.
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It happened at 17th and Patterson around 5:30 on the Saturday before Thanksgiving. 23-year old William Fernando Rodriguez was found sitting in the driver's seat of his Dodge Neon with the engine running.
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Now 21-year old Mark Clay Jeffries has been indicted for murder. Jeffries lives on Rutrough (Rue-Trouff) Road but was already in jail, charged with abducting a family of three. Officials say the abduction and homicide are related but are not saying how.
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Robin says a big change is on the way.
We'll have the forecast when News 7 returns.
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Plus take a new look at the surface of Mars... as NASA celebrates the success of its latest rover.
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A Norfolk Southern train derails in Pennsylvania and lands in a river.
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It happened near Pittsburgh in Bell Township.
13 of the train's cars went off the tracks and ended in up in the water.
The engine was partially submerged, but the train's two man crew was able to get out with only minor injuries.
Three thousand gallons of diesel fuel spilled from the train into the water- clean up crews have quite a job on their on their hands using booms to stop the fuel from spreading.
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[City-Council]


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Alvin Nash says he will put his "problem solving skills" to work on the Roanoke city school board.
Appointed to replace Melinda Payne, Nash says he wants to work with other board members to resolve recent problems and move the school system forward.
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Members of City Council interviewed four candidates, but Nash was the unanimous choice after the closed door meeting.
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He says he plans to talk with Payne, who cited her frustrations with fellow board members and the school administration when she announced her resignation.
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((ALVIN NASH/SCHOOL BOARD APPOINTEE; I WANT TO KNOW EXACTLY WHAT HER FRUSTRATIONS WERE, AND HOPE THAT I CAN WORK THROUGH SOME OF THOSE ISSUES. BUT IT'S TOUGH. I CAN SENSE THAT IT'S TOUGH ALREADY, AND I HAVEN'T BEEN SWORN IN YET.))
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City council members said they thought all of the school board candidates were very capable.
But Bev Fitzpatrick said he believes Nash is a skilled mediator who can help bring people together.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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The Roanoke County Supervisors have a new chairman.
Today, the board elected Hollins representative Richard Flora to lead the board for the next year.
Vinton Supervisor Mike Altizer was named Vice- Chairman.
Today also marked the first meeting for Mike Wray, the Cave Spring Supervisor elected in November to succeed Fuzzy Minnix.
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[S-Extra]


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UVa hosts William & Mary tonight at U-Hall. Fleming gets some much deserved props from council. The college football debate continues, plus we'll check some girls high school hoops. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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The Express welcomed back one of three players on call ups. Defenseman Tim O'Connell returned to Roanoke today after a seven game stint with the AHL Norfolk Admirals.
The Express is still without Dan Carlson and Shawn Limpwright, both on call ups.
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[S-UVA]


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After getting thumped on Saturday by Providence, the Virginia Cavaliers were hoping to regroup tonight as they returned to the University Hall hardwood to host William & Mary.
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The Tribe, under first year head coach Tony Shaver was looking for its first win against the Cavs since December 5th of 1984 when the Tribe beat the Cavs in Williamsburg.
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[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Comcast; :00]

Tonight's contest was at University Hall and it was a contest. The Cavs started off the game red hot as Derrick Byars steps back outside and takes Devin Smith's assist and buries the jump shot. Then Smith would continue to dish the rock. This time on the break he passes to Todd Billet - and he will knocks in the three pointer. The Cavs also enjoyed some success inside as Elton Brown showed his muscle and the Cavs had a double digit lead most of the half. But give the Tribe credit. William & Mary stayed within striking distance, basically by taking whatever was available. The Tribe hit the break down 48-to-37. But by the time the 8 minute mark rolled around William & Mary had cut the UVa lead to just one point at 64-to-63.
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But the Cavs went on a 9-to-nothing run to finally put this one away. Virginia wins it 84 to 71.
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[S-Blues]


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Parry McCluer and Alleghany renewed their non-district rivalry tonight as the two hooked on the girls' hardwood in Buena Vista.
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[SUPER=03-Buena Vista/Mounties vs. Blues; :00]

John Armstrong had his 6-and-2 Fighting Blues ready for a tough Mountaineer team. Kristina Hagar gets the Blues' party started with the jumper to give the home team a two point lead in the first half.
Alleghany comes right back as Shayla Morgan hits the three pointer and that will cut the Blues lead to a single point in the early going. Katelin Manuel will answer that three with a trey of her own for the Fighting Blues as they again stretch their advantage.
[SUPER=33-Alleghany/59/Parry McCluer/63;]

Alleghany's Morgan Craig would battle hard inside for the Mounties, but the Blues get the 63 to 59 win.
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[S-Fleming]


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The William Fleming Colonels didn't bring home
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/This Afternoon; :00]

Division Four state title last month, but the Colonels were honored for their runner-up finish this afternoon in Council chambers. Head Coach Keith Smith and his players received a unanimous proclamation from Mayor Ralph Smith.
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[S-NCAA]


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The BCS fiasco resulted in a split national championship, but it's amazing how similar LSU and USC really are. In fact, today - both coaches sounded the same even though they were on opposite sides of the country.
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By the way, the Bears of the NFL already say they are taking aim at luring Saban from Baton Rouge to Chicago.

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Finally tonight, we end on a somewhat sad note from major league baseball.
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Tug McGraw, the zany relief pitcher who coined the phrase "You Gotta Believe" with the New York Mets and later closed out the Philadelphia Phillies' only World Series championship, died tonight at the age of 59. McGraw died of brain cancer at the home of his son, country music star Tim McGraw. He had been battling the disease since March when he underwent surgery for a malignant tumor. McGraw's personality often overshadowed his talent. But in 26 postseason games in his 19-year career he had a 2.23 ERA and was 3-3 with eight saves.
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McGraw had several local ties. In 1993, he served as the guest speaker at the Salem-Roanoke Valley baseball hall of fame Hot Stove banquet and as you may have noticed on some of that video he was a teammate of Roanoker Al Holland. Tug McGraw was 59 years old.
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[Mars]


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Spirits are high at NASA as the mars rover takes in its surroundings.
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Today NASA showed off a new 3-D image of the surface of Mars as seen through the camera eyes of the rover spacecraft, Spirit.
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((BILL HARWOOD/CBS NEWS SPACE CONSULTANT WHAT THEY'RE TRYING TO DO WITH ROVERS IS FIND OUT WAS IT THERE LONG ENOUGH DID IT PERSIST LONG ENOUGH ON THE SURFACE BEFORE IT VANISHED TO GIVE LIFE A CHANCE TO GRAB A TOE-HOLD ON MARS.))
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[OUT Q=grab a toe hold on Mars;]
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The next step is for scientists to tell the rover to lower its wheels. That process will take several days. Once the wheels are down, Spirit will roam wherever Scientists direct it. In a few weeks Spirit will be joined by its twin rover, Opportunity. The second rover was sent in case Spirit failed, but so far its been a picture perfect journey.
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