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A Democratic delegate says the Republican spending plan is put together with chewing gum and bailing wire.
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And the winner doesn't always take it *all*... some local lottery players have to share the prize.
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Tonight on News 7 sports - the Lynchburg Hillcats have a new logo - The ODAC will crown its basketball champion tonight -
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and "Champ is no Chump" - but it looks like he will traded to the Broncos for a pro bowl running back.
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More clouds than sun, toss in some light rain and you have the recipe for the Tuesday forecast.
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News 7 is next.
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(( WE MOVED FROM NO MONEY TO FUNNY MONEY.))
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Democrats say the House budget doesn't add up.
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They want Republicans to show them more money.
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Good evening, I'm Shannon Young.
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And I'm Keith Humphry.
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They may be a minority, but House Democrats say they have major concerns about the Republican-crafted budget.
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They are standing together against the House budget and in favor of more money for police officers and teachers.
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Richmond Bureau Chief Meghan Muldoon joins us from the State Capitol with more on this story.
Keith and Shannon, Democrats are vastly outnumbered in the House of Delegates
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but they say when it comes to the budget, it is Republicans who are out of step with the majority of Virginians.


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((DELEGATE KEN MELVIN/D-PORTSMOUTH: WE CARE ABOUT EDUCATION, WE CARE ABOUT JOBS AND WE CARE ABOUT TRANSPORTATION AND ITS ALL BEING THREATENED.)) [RUNS:06]
House Democrats are NOT HAPPY about the 58 billion dollar budget put together by their Republican colleagues.
They say it does not provide enough money for transportation...education... or public safety.
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((delegate ward armstrong/d-henry co.: we would give it a D, barely passing.)) [RUNS:02]
But Majority Leader Morgan Griffith says he is pleased with the House budget.
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((DELEGATE MORGAN GRIFFITH/R-SALEM: WE'VE INCREASED MONEY FOR EDUCATION IF WE HAD PUT THIS BUDGET OUT LAST YEAR PEOPLE WOULD BE DANCING IN THE STREETS.)) [RUNS:07]
House Democrats stopped short of endorsing the Senate's budget plan which adds nearly four billion dollars to the state treasury by increasing the state sales, gas and cigarette taxes.
But they made it clear that House Republicans stand alone in thinking that tax increases are not necessary.
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((DELEGATE WARD ARMSTRONG/D-HENRY CO.: it must be a very lonely job to be a House Republican it's going to get lonelier still.)) [RUNS:04]
There is growing concern among legislators that they will NOT be able to reach a compromise between the two budgets before the March 13th adjournment date.
Despite that threat, House Republicans say they will continue to oppose any tax increases.
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((DELEGATE MORGAN GRIFFITH/R-SALEM: WE MAY FEEL OUTNUMBERED BUT ITS AMAZING HOW GOOD YOU FEEL WHEN YOU KNOW YOU'RE RIGHT. AND WE'RE RIGHT.)) [RUNS:04]
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Also today, the House passed Connor's Law - passed by veto-proof margins
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Governor Warner was in Washington today attending the winter meeting of the National Governor's Association.
But he still wasn't far from the on-going debate in Virginia's General Assembly.
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Warner said the budget proposed by the House of Delegates is a quick fix.
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((GOV. MARK WARNER: I'M HOPEFUL THESE BUDGETS WILL BE ABLE TO COME TOGETHER BY THE END OF THE SESSION, BUT I'M GOING TO MAKE SURE THIS IS THE YEAR WE FIX THE STATE'S FINANCES AND WE DON'T SIMPLY PUNT OFF THIS PROBLEM TO THE NEXT GOVERNOR OR THE NEXT ADMINISTRATION AND THAT WE TAKE AS LONG AS IT TAKES TO GET IT DONE.))
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Warner was recently elected vice-chairman of the N-G-A. The meeting will close tomorrow after a meeting with Congressional leaders.

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A psychiatrist has concluded that a triple killer from Danville understands what execution means despite a deteriorating mental condition.
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The psychiatrist examined Percy Walton after lawyers disagreed whether he is mentally competent to face the death penalty.
Walton was convicted of killing three of his neighbors in Danville. He pled guilty to capital murder and said he deserved the electric chair.
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A federal judge put the execution on hold.
Next week, lawyers are expected to argue whether Walton is mentally competent to be executed.

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Blacksburg police say they're hitting the mark when it comes to reducing accidents involving deer.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN PINNACLE]The town reports a 67-percent decrease in the number of auto accidents involving deer in the last three years.
There were 58 collisions in 2001; 39 last year.
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Blacksburg police say it's because of the department's four -year old deer hunting program.
Several police officers go out a couple of times a year and kill on average 280 deer.
Officials say the decline in accidents is proof the program is working.


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Fifty U-S Marines are now being sent to Haiti, where the country is being attacked by rebels hoping to remove president Jean Bertrand Aristide. The situation hits close to home for one Franklin County missionary who managed to escape the violence. Myranda Stephens has more.
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[RUNS05] ((THIS PICTURE HERE WAS GIVEN TO ME BY A FRIEND WHO LIVES IN PONDESU 53)) Gerald-Saint Vincent says he was well aware of the problems brewing in Haiti, but he wasn't going to let that stop him from going.
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[RUNS09] (( THEY ALWAYS TELL ME NOT TO GO TO HAITI. BUT YOU KNOW YOU HAVE A MISSION TO DO YOU GO DO IT, WHEN IT'S DONE YOU COME HOME 744)) Saint-Vincent and a group of four others from his church left for Haiti February third to do missionary work for the country's poor. This was Saint-Vincent's sixth missionary trip to the country, but this time was different. [nats of haiti video] The group landed in Haiti just days after rebels opposed to the country's president Jean Bertrand Aristide took over one of the northern towns, killing several? police officers.
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[RUNS04] (( I SEEN PEOPLE AROUND, PACKIN', BUT YOU KNOW THEY WERE NO THREAT TO US 13)) Saint-Vincent says he never felt his life was in danger. Most of his work, he says took place in outside the violence and his host families made sure they protected him. Still, he says it was nearly impossible to not know what was going on.
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[RUNS14] (( THERE WAS THIS ONE LADY SHE WAS A POLICE OFFICER, SHE WAS A VERY COURAGEOUS PERSON AND SHE WAS DOWN IN JEREMIE, WHERE I WAS AT, AND WE SPOKE TO HER AND ASKED HER IF SHE WAS GOING TO GO, AND SHE SAID SHE WASN'T GOING NO WHERE,THAT SHE STAYING RIGHT THERE.28)) Regardless what happens, Saint-Vincent says he's already making plans for his missionary trip next year. Myranda Stephens, News 7, Franklin County.))

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They may not have hit the 230 million dollar jackpot Friday night, but several people in Central Virginia are still thousands of dollars richer tonight.
We'll meet them when News 7 returns.
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Plus a state commission eyeballs the site of Vinton's proposed betting parlor... and expects to get an earful tonight.
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The town of Vinton will soon be off to the races... But not before the state gives its final approval for off track betting.
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That is the focus of a meeting tonight.
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And that is where we find Justin McLeod with a preview. Justin?
Keith and Shannon, it is a public hearing that is just getting underway here at the Vinton War Memorial.
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The state's racing comission conducted a site survey this afternoon and now it wants to hear what the public thinks.

Since voters have already approved the project there is very little chance the state will reject the license.
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((((NAT SOUND OF COMISSIONERS ASKING QUESTIONS))
The five member commission made it's first trip this afternon to see the site.
It is located behind the Lancerlot Sports Complex just off the main roadway here in Vinton.
The commission's job is to decide whether to approve Colonial Downs' application for a license so it can operate a satellite facility.
Before that can happen, comissioners want to address concerns over traffic, security, site capacity, and potential crime in the area.
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((ANNE POULSON/VIRGINIA RACING COMMISSION CHAIRWOMAN: WE HAVE FOUND WITH THE ALL OTHER SATELLITE WAGING FACILITIES THAT THE CRIME IN A PARTICULAR AREA HAS GONE DOWN SIGNIFICANTLY THAT BECAUSE OF THE LIGHTNING AND THE NATURAL SECURITY AROUND THESE FACILITIES THEY HAVE BEEN ASSETS TO COMMUNITIES IN THAT WAY.)) [Runs16]
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It is important to point out that the racing commission has never rejected an application for a license after voters approved it.
But comissioners say they come here with an open mind and want to hear from those for and against off track betting.


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Keith and Shannon, we'll tell what people have to say tonight at 11.


[Greta-Evans]


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A local television personality and community activist is being remembered tonight.
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Greta Evans, most widely known for her work as a reporter and the host of "Datebook" for W-S-L-S, died yesterday at the age of 68. Evans was also well-known in the community for writing the narration for the musical "Henry Street". She was honored at a ceremony in December, and credited for helping to jump-start the restoration of the Henry Street area. She also spoke to children in Roanoke schools about African customs and lifestyles. Evans had been battling kidney and liver cancer for the last few months.
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A national company with local ties has filed bankruptcy.
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Oglebay Norton, the parent company of Global Stone James River in Buchanan, filed chapter 11 this morning. A company spokesman says it will *not* affect operations at any of its plants, including the one in Buchanan, and that business will continue as usual. Nearly 80-people work at Global Stone James River in Buchanan.
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The stock markets lost ground for a fourth straight day. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW lost nine points.
NASDAQ fell 30.
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Presidential candidate Ralph Nader will bring his message to Roanoke County.
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The Independent, who held a news conference in Washington DC today, will speak at Hollins University on Friday, April second. A spokesman for the school says the cost of tickets is still being determined. The appearance was booked months ago although it was just yesterday that Nader announced his intention to run for the nation's top office. Some Democrats fear Nader could pull votes from their party's eventual nominee. They've also blamed him for taking votes from Al Gore in the close 2000 presidential election.
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[Lottery-Winners]


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Five out of six numbers produced a six-figure pay-off for a Bedford County couple, and a group of co-workers from Lynchburg.
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One ticket matched all six numbers in Friday's Mega- Millions Drawing. So far no one has stepped forward to claim the 239- million dollar jackpot.
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But today, Bedford County residents Enos (EE-nuss) and Linda Blankenship collected their winnings, 124- thousand dollars after taxes.
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((ENOS BLANKENSHIP/LOTTERY WINNER; WOKE UP SATURDAY MORNING, WATCHIN THE NEWS ON CHANNEL 7. SHE SAID I THINK WE WON FOUR NUMBERS, AND SHE STARTED TELLING ME WHAT THEY WERE. AND I SAID BETTER CHECK THAT AGAIN, I THINK WE GOT FIVE.))
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Co-workers at American Hofmann Corporation in Lynchburg also bought a winning ticket.
When the jackpot climbed above 200- million, they decided to chip in 50 dollars a piece.
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((SCOOTER WALLER/LOTTERY WINNER; WE HIT THIS TIME. PAID OFF FINALLY, PROBABLY BROKE EVEN WITH WHAT WE'VE PUT INTO IT OVER THE LAST FEW YEARS.))
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The Lynchburg group divided the winnings into 14 shares, taking home more than eight thousand dollars each, after taxes.
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Coming up tonight on News 7 sports - Richmond gets a new coach, while the Hillcats have a new look,
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and the ODAC will crown its men's basketball champ tonight at the Salem Civic Center as Marlins meet Tigers in a 7pm tipoff.
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The 24th ODAC Tournament Championship is just about a half hour away from tipping off at the Salem Civic Center. Virginia Wesleyan and Hampden-Sydney met just over a week ago with the Marlins coming out on top. Tonight, though, an automatic bid to D3's Big Dance is on the line.
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The ACC regular season is winding down in a hurry and the Virginia Cavaliers need to keep winning to avoid having to take part in the conference's dreaded play-in game.
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[go to pinnacle 12994] Tomorrow night the Cavs can take a major step toward staying out of that mess as it hosts North Carolina. A win over the Tarheels would give the Cavs some breathing room - especially if Maryland loses again tomorrow night. Catch the Heels and Hoos at 8 tomorrow night right here on WDBJ-7.
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Virginia is now 4-and-9 in the ACC and 14-and-10 overall.

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The Lynchburg Hillcats have a new look to go with their new stadium this spring.
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Team officials today unveiled the Hillcats' new home, away and batting practice uniforms.
The colors are still green, gold and white.. but they've changed the lettering to more closely match the parent club Pittsburgh Pirates.
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((MATT PROVENCE/HILLCATS BROADCASTER: YOU'D BE SURPRISED, I MEAN ANYBODY WHO USED TO PLAY SPORTS AT ANY LEVEL, THE UNIFORM IS A REAL BIG PART OF THEIR PRIDE, YOU KNOW YOU HAVE A SENSE OF PRIDE AND A SOURCE OF PRIDE WHEN YOU PUT ON THE UNIFORM AND I THINK THAT A NEW UNIFORM WITH A NEW LOOK WILL HELP. BUT ESPECIALLY I THINK THE ROAD ONE, BECAUSE A LOT OF GUYS IN THE PAST HAVE COMPLAINED THAT WE WERE A LITTLE BIT TOO TRADITIONAL, AND SO WE TRIED TO INTEGRATE THE PIRATES A LITTLE BIT AND MAKE THEM FEEL LIKE THEY'RE PART OF THE FAMILY AND I THINK THE PLAYERS KIND OF LIKE THAT.))
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Meanwhile, construction crews are putting the final touches on five million dollars worth of improvements to City Stadium.
They plan to be finished before Opening Day on April 9th.
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Spring training workouts are continuing in the big leagues and it won't be long until the Hillcats and Avalanche are in town.
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The Baltimore Orioles are working out Ft. Lauderdale. The O's have a lot of questions marks, but they did make a couple of nice moves in the offseason acquiring Javy Lopez, Miguel Tejada and Rafael Palmiero. They have a new skipper in Lee Mazzilli - but their pitching is a huge questions mark if they to improve on their third place finish.
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It appears that the Redskins are on the verge of picking up an all-pro running back.

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Reports from the midwest to the nation's capital indicate that the Redskins and the Broncos are working on a trade to bring the former University of Miami star to D.C. Portis ran for over 15 hundred yards last year despite missing three games with chest and ankle injuries. He will not, however, come without a cost. The Skins will have to give up cornerback Champ Bailey and possibly their second round pick in the upcoming April draft. Bailey is currently designated as the Skins' franchise player.
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[graphi-bruce smith] In one other Redskins' item - Bruce Smith still has not officially retired from the NFL. Just a few months from his 41st birthday Smith says he's thought about playing in his 20th season, but is still leaning toward retirement.

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The University of Richmond football team has a new head coach and it is neither UVa's Mike London not is it Virginia Tech's Jim Cavanaugh. As is often the case, the Spiders bypassed the veteran assistants for a current head coach. Dave Clawson, who has been head coach for the past five years at Fordham University takes over the Spiders. The 36-year-old Clawson is known for being a wide open offensive coach - a 180 from his predecessor Jim Reid.