[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Two former Governors come to Richmond, but not to praise their successor.
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[ENG#=1]
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

And National Guardsmen ship out for active duty from the Roanoke Armory.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=mike]
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[ENG#=]

Tonight on News 7 sports - John Elway was in Bassett today talking furniture and football. We'll hear a sampling of both,
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[VO-NAT]

and Redskins have agreed to make Clinton Portis the highest paid running back ever - giving him $50 million bucks.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


March comes in like a lamb, kinda makes me wonder how it will go out. In the meantime, scattered showers in the forecast.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 4-shot]


News 7 is next.
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[ENG#=3]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Local citizen-soldiers face 18 months away from home.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

More Virginia National Guard troops are being deployed to the Middle East.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Shannon Young.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And I'm Keith Humphry.
[Roanoke-Guard]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=03-52 TC1:48:27]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

It's happened many times since September 11, 2001... but that doesn't make it any easier for the soldiers or their friends and family.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Today dozens area servicemen said goodbye and began to ship out for the Middle East..
[ANCHOR=Shannon ]
[SS=None]

[***ANCHOR TAG***] Susan Bahorich was at the Roanoke armory as the men prepared to leave.
[ENG#=4]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]
[SUPER=01-Sgt. David Draper/U. S. Army]
[SUPER=01-Helena Draper/Army Wife]
[SUPER=01-Spec. Keith Fuller/U. S. Army]
[SUPER=01-Crysta Shelter/Army Wife]
[SUPER=01-Maj. Eric Barr/Virginia National Guard]
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[OUT Q=NEWS 7, ROANOKE.]

((((start w/6:22:37:13/tape1)) Family scenes like these will be few and far between for the next year and a half...((nats up with dad/baby)) as David Draper trades jobs- going from "Dad" to "Sergeant."

[SOT@7:32:58:28/TAPE2]
[INQ=I JUST KEEP..]

((SGT. DAVID DRAPER, U.S. ARMY: I JUST KEEP IT IN MY MIND THAT THE LORD WILL TAKE CARE OF THE PLATOON, ALL OF THE TROOPS THAT ARE OVER THERE. IT'S HIS WILL WE'RE GOING AND I'LL DO WHAT I HAVE TO DO TO SERVE MY COUNTRY.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUTQ=SERVE MY COUNTRY.]


While Draper's on deployment, his family will try to "soldier" on without him.

[SOT@6:32:59:04/tape1]
[INQ=Mainly he's leaving..]

((HELENA DRAPER, ARMY WIFE: MAINLY HE'S LEAVING NOW AND OUR SON WON'T KNOW HIM WHEN HE COMES BACK...[CRY])) [RUNS:08]
[OUTQ=COMES BACK (CRY)]


It's much the same for the other families here at the Roanoke Armory. These 42-men of the 116th infantry are fathers, sons and brothers.

[SOT@6:16:35:00/TAPE 1]
[INQ=THIS IS KIND..]

((SPEC. KEVIN FULLER/U.S. ARMY: THIS IS KIND OF HARD, IT'S OVERSEAS. IT'S HARD TO DEAL WITH, BUT IT'S MY JOB, IT'S SOMETHING I HAVE TO DO.)) [RUNS:09]
[OUTQ=.. HAVE TO DO.]


[NATS@6:37:50:21/TAPE1]
[INQ=IF YOU NEED...]

((NATS: IF YOU NEED ANYTHING GIVE ME A YELL. CATCH YOU LATER [PLAYFUL SLAP])) [RUNS:05]
[OUTQ= LATER(SLAP)]


The support staff the soldiers have in the field, will stretch the miles to the families left behind.

[SOT@6:14:22:27/TAPE 1]
[INQ=IT'S REALLY GOOD.]

((CRYSTA SHELTER, ARMY WIFE: IT'S REALLY GOOD- LOTS OF FAMILY SUPPORT, EVEN THROUGH THE ARMY, A LOT OF WIVES GET TOGETHER TO HELP EACH OTHER OUT WE'LL BE FINE.)) [RUNS:09]
[OUTQ=.. WE'LL BE FINE.]


[NATS@7:24:00:00/TAPE1]
[INQ=POINT THEM...]

((NATS: POINT THEM IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION, KEEP THEIR PATH TRUE.)) [RUNS:05]
[OUTQ=PATH TRUE.]


And, regardless politics, officials hope the folks back home will support the troops.

[SOT@7:35:31:10/TAPE2]
[INQ=They're our ...]

((MAJOR ERIC BARR, VIRGINIA NATIONAL GUARD: THEY'RE OUR FRIENDS, BROTHERS, FATHERS. THEY'RE GOING OUT TO DO A TOUGH AND DANGEROUS MISSION AND WE WANT FOLKS TO SUPPORT THEM, BE BEHIND THEM.)) [RUNS:08]
[OUTQ=.. BE BEHIND THEM.]


... Especially as they head out on their latest mission.
((bus nats driving away: 7:46:05:14/tape2))
SB, News 7, Roanoke.))
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=None]

Soldiers from Company "A" in Bedford will be deployed on Thursday. The city will host a send-off ceremony that morning at ten o'clock.

[Goodlatte]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[WRITER=sba]
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[ENG#=1]

Meanwhile, a Roanoke Congressman says the continued detention of possible terror suspects is necessary to protect the country. Sixth district Representative Bob Goodlatte returned from the U.S. Naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Guantanamo Bay, Cuba/File Tape]

Goodlatte was there observing the nearly 650 detainees, their conditions and overall well-being.
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[SOT@7:37:47:23/tape2]
[IN Q=We're going to..]

((REP. BOB GOODLATTE/(R) 6TH DISTRICT: WE'RE GOING TO CONTINUE TO TALK TO PEOPLE, GATHER INFORMATION FROM THEM. IT HAS BEEN VERY SUCCESSFUL IN GETTING INFO ABOUT AL QAEDA, AND IN TERMS OF FINDING OUT WHAT'S GOING ON WITH THE ORGANIZATION- AL QAEDA, TALIBAN AND OTHER TERROR GROUPS.))
[SUPER=@Goodlatte]
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[OUT Q=... OTHER TERROR GROUPS.]
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[VO-NAT]


According to Reuters, 100-people including all of the juveniles, have been released from the facility.
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[Indictments]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
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[ENG#=2]

A malicious wounding charge has been upgraded in the case of Abdishakur Muhidin Hassan.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/February 3]

He'd been arrested shortly after Ricky Mumford was shot on Mountain Avenue a month ago. Mumford died five days later.
A grand jury indicted Hassan today for murder.
[SUPER=04-February 21]

Similar circumstances led to murder charges today in a stabbing. Jim Armijo (Ar-mee- ho) died the day after he was stabbed, and now Ronald Wayne Hobbs faces a murder charge.
[SUPER=04-December 18, 2003]

A June trial date was set today in the domestic murder case involving Carl Richardson. Evidence at his preliminary hearing indicated Neesha Edwards had taken out a protective order shortly before he allegedly shot and killed her.
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[State-budget]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=04-04 TC36:41]
[GRAPHIC=State Budget]


Two former governors are teaming up against the current one on the issue of tax increases.
Doug Wilder and George Allen aren't happy with calls to raise taxes and they don't think voters are either.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Meghan /State Microwave;]


Richmond Bureau Chief Meghan Muldoon has more on this development.
Wilder is a Democrat and Allen is a Republican
[LIVE=Meghan /FULL State Microwave]
[SUPER=@Meghan1]
[SUPER=05-Richmond]


Despite those differences, they agree that voters have been left out of the debate.
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[IN Q=FORMER GOVERNOR DOUG WILDER HAS A]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; :00]
[SUPER=01-Doug Wilder/(D) Former Governor; :]
[SUPER=@Allen; :]
[SUPER=01-Ellen Qualls/Gov. Warner's Press Secretary; :]
[SUPER=@Kaine; :]
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[OUT Q=THINK OF THIS LAST MINUTE SUGGESTION.]

(( Former Governor Doug Wilder has a question for Governor Mark Warner and the Republican lawmakers who promised during their campaigns they would NOT raise taxes.
[SOT 05:24:04]

((GOVERNOR DOUG WILDER: WHY WILL YOU NOT KEEP YOUR WORD.)) [RUNS:02]
Wilder said he would NOT have endorsed Warner three years ago if he had known that Warner would propose raising taxes.
Wilder and former governor, Republican Senator George Allen are calling on legislators to pass a budget that pays for necessities with existing taxes.
After that, they say VOTERS should decide if additional taxes are needed.
[SOT 05:02:12]

((GOVERNOR DOUG WILDER: THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA WERE PROMISED DESERVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO VOTE AND HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY ABOUT IT.)) [RUNS:10]

[SOT 05:10:50]

((SENATOR GEORGE ALLEN: IF THEY REALLY BELIEVE THAT THESE ARE NECESSARY AND THEN THEY SHOULD NOT FEAR THE PEOPLE.)) [RUNS:05]
Governor Warner was unavailable for comment, but his press secretary called Wilder's and Allen's message "divisive."
She says the governor opposes the idea.
[SOT 04:57:09]

((ELLEN QUALLS/WARNER'S PRESS SECRETARY: HE SAID BEFORE REFERENDUM IS NOT THE WAY TO DO THIS LEGISLATORS SHOULD THINK CAREFULLY BEFORE THEY ADOPT A WHERE DIFFICULT DECISIONS ARE PUSHED OFF TO VOTERS THAT'S HOW CALIFORNIA GOT INTO THE MESS ITS IN NOW.)) [RUNS:14]
Attorney General Jerry Kilgore added his voice to those in support of a tax referendum, which would take place in June.
But Lieutenant Governor Tim Kaine says putting the issue to voters is taking the easy way out.
[SOT :32:55]

((LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TIM KAINE: EVER SINCE PONTIUS PILATE WOULDN'T MAKE THE HARD DECISION, PEOPLE HAVE USED REFERENDA TO DUCK OUT OF THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES AND THAT'S WHAT I THINK OF THIS LAST MINUTE SUGGESTION.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=THINK OF THIS LAST MINUTE SUGGESTION.]))
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[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Meghan/ STATE Microwave;]





[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]
[ENG#=V10]


One county wants its emergency crews to keep in touch... but it will cost millions.
We'll explain when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Plus three of these busts used to call Buena Vista home.
Now they have plenty of company in the newly opened Presidents Park. We'll take you there.
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[1st-Wx]
[Franklin-Radio]

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=myr]
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Plans are in place to upgrade Franklin County's public safety communications system, but officials say it won't be cheap.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]

The current fire and E-M-S radio system is more than 30-years old, and limits the areas where responders can communicate with each other. But officials say it could cost anywhere between four and eight million dollars to replace the system.
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[SOT 3348]
[IN Q=it provides]

((CHRIS SLEMP/FRANKLIN CO. PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR: IT PROVIDES FOR BETTER COVERAGE, SO WE'RE HELPING THE CITIZENS, WHICH IS OUR PRIMARY GOAL, BUT IT ALSO PROTECTS ALL OF OUR LAW ENFORCEMENT FOLKS, OUR FIRE AND EMS PEOPLE BOTH OUR CAREER AND VOLUNTEERS.))
[SUPER=01-Chris Slemp/Franklin Co. Public Safety Director;]
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[OUT Q=and volunteers]
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[VO-NAT]

Slemp says the county will also be able to communicate with outside jurisdictions, something it's not able to do now.
He says the project is still in its initial stages, and will be considered further at the county's next board of supervisors meeting.
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[L'burg-Council]


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A first-time candidate and one who's been on the ballot five times before are joining the race for Lynchburg city council in May.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


McKinley Marshall joins Anthony Howard in the race for the Ward Two seat being vacated by Ed Barksdale.
Marshall has tried but never won a seat on council before but he says he feels good about his chances this year.
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[SOT 23:18:48]
[IN Q=I've always wanted]

((MCKINLEY MARSHALL/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL CANDIDATE: I'VE ALWAYS WANTED TO WIN THE WARD TWO SEAT. HOWEVER I HAD TO PARTICIPATE IN THE AT-LARGE ARENA TO GET LYNCHBURG FAMILIAR WITH ME AND TO GET MYSELF FAMILIAR WITH LYNCHBURG.))
[SUPER=01-McKinley Marshall/Lynchburg Council Candidate; ]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=familiar with Lynchburg.]
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[VO-NAT]


Marie Martin is making it a three-person race for Lynchburg's Ward One seat.
Martin says it's simply time for a change.
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[SOT 1:13:51]
[IN Q=I feel]

((MARIE MARTIN/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL CANDIDATE: I FEEL.. ...COMBINATION OF THINGS.))
[SUPER=01-Marie Martin/Lynchburg Council Candidate; ]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=combination of things.]
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[VO-NAT]


Ward One incumbent Julian Adams is seeking re-election.
Michael Gillette also is running for the seat.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
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March roared in like a bull on Wall Street. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-x/94.22/10678.14/x/27.98/2057.80;]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The DOW rose 94 points.
NASDAQ gained 28.
[SUPER=271-h/0.45/39.90/h/0.63/58.18/h/0.48/34.98/h/0.88/86.83/h/0.21/82.13;]
[SUPER=272-i/0.01/37.14/h/0.76/22.15/h/0.18/7.13/h/0.36/63.19/h/0.27/32.79;]
[SUPER=273-h/0.08/8.50/i/1.32/41.20/h/0.21/19.43/i/0.31/21.85/i/0.06/6.99;]
[SUPER=274-h/0.91/13.36/h/0.69/73.00/h/0.37/38.70/h/0.69/48.66/h/0.89/60.45;]
[SUPER=#555; Reset]


[SPONSOR ANNOUNCE]
[COMMERCIAL]
[Big-Heads]
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Despite years of delay, and a detour that brought three giant sculptures to Buena Vista, Presidents Park finally opened today near Williamsburg.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


First scorned by local officials, developers now hope the attraction will be embraced by millions of tourists.
Joe Dashiell has an update.
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[IN Q=It's been eight years]
[SUPER=03-York Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Everette Newman/Williamsburg Developer; :22]
[SUPER=01-David Adickes/Artist; :53]
[SUPER=@Joe2; 1:05]
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[OUT Q=JD News 7 York County]


((It's been eight years since Texas Artist David Adickes first conceived the project after a visit to Mt. Rushmore.
And more than four years since developer Everette Newman first tangled with officials in York County.
But a ten- acre site near Water Country USA is now populated with concrete castings of every U.S. President, and all is forgiven.
[SOT]
[IN Q=There is no grudge]

((DAVID ADICKES/ARTIST: THERE IS NO GRUDGE. THEY WERE LOOKING OUT FOR THEIR BEST INTERESTS THINKING THAT IT WOULDN'T BE GOOD FOR THIS AREA, BUT NOW THAT THEY ARE HERE, THEY WILL REALIZE THAT IT IS GOOD FOR THE AREA.))
[RUNS= :11]
[OUT Q=that it is good for the area.]


It was September of 2000 when three of the former Presidents first arrived in Buena Vista.
They were supposed to stay for a few months, but the busts of William Henry Harrison, Zachary Taylor and Abraham Lincoln hung around for three years.
Today, Newman sends his thanks to Buena Vista and the Norfolk Botanical Garden for giving the statues a temporary home.
[SOT]
[IN Q=It showed the local community]

((IT SHOWED THE LOCAL COMMUNITY THAT OTHER COMMUNITIES WERE WELCOMING US WITH OPEN ARMS AND WERE TRYING TO ENTICE US TO DO SOMETHING IN THEIR AREA SO YES I THINK IT WAS A BIG HELP.))
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[OUT Q=I think it was a big help.]


Ultiamtely It was a judge's decision that cleared the way for the project.
But with programs tied to the Standards of Learning, and a focus that complements other historic attractions, Newman says opposition to President's Park is now just a thing of the past.
Joe Dashiell News 7 York County))

[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Coming up tonight on News 7 sports - the Redskins break the bank to get Portis. Mr. Smith decides he's staying in Charlotte instead of going to Washington,

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[VO-NAT]

and soon to be NFL hall of famer John Elways was in Bassett today checking out the company that will be producing his new line of furniture.
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[S-Elway]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[ENG#=1]

Star Power sells products - and when it comes to NFL legends - few can match what John Elway brings to the table. Today he visitied the place where they make tables a lot of other things.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Bassett; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Elway/327 Career Touchdown Passes; :26]
[SUPER=01-Rob Spilman/Bassett Furniture President & CEO; :50]
[SUPER=03-Canton, OH; 1:20]
[RUNS=1:50]
[OUT Q=...beyond a dream."]
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((The two-time Super Bowl champion was in Henry County getting acquainted with his new business partner - Bassett Furniture. Last week the two announced they were launching a line of sofas, sectionals, chairs and entertainment centers called "Elway Home." ((JOHN ELWAY/NFL HALL OF FAMER:)) ((ROB SPILMAN/BASSETT FURNITURE PRESIDENT AND CEO:)) The new line of furniture will be unveiled in August of this year and the timing couln't be better. Elway will be inducted in the Pro football hall of fame in Canton, Ohio on August 8th.)) ((JOHN ELWAY:))
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[ANCHOR=MIKE]
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In thecoming days we'll to Elway about a variety of NFL topics including Michael Vick and Joe Gibbs.

[S-Portis]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Elway felt like the Redskins got the worse end of the deal in the Clinton Portis trade that was
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NFL; :00]

finalized late today when the Broncos' running back agreed to an 8 year contract with the Skins worth $50 million. The trade is now contingent on Champ Bailey agreeing to a deal with Denver. The Skins also will have to give up their second round pick in the April draft. Elway thought that was a little much for a running back even if he was a Bronco.
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[ANHCOR=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD SKINS]

By the way - the $50 million dollar deal includes a $17 million dollar signing bonus and it makes Portis the highest paid running back ever.

[S-Panthers]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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[ENG#=3]


The reigning NFC Champion Carolina Panthers have opened up the checkbook for wide receiver Steve Smith.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-2004 NFL Playoffs; :00]

Smith agreed to a five year contract extension with the Panthers today just two days before he would have become a restricted free agent. Smith led the Panthers in catches last season with 88 for one thousand, one hundred and 10 yards. He then backed up that breakout performance with 19 more receptions for 424 yards in the playoffs. Smith was the Panthers third round draft pick in 2001.
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[WX-Almanac]


[ANCHOR=Robin]
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This is a transitional month from a weather perspective. And Leo seems to be in a pretty good mood as he details the many events of March in our monthly almanac.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=@Leo1; :46]
[RUNS=:54]
[OUT Q=I'm meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner.]


[MUSIC CONTINUES FOR ADDITIONAL 1:30]

[Hat-Parade]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=cja]
[TAPE#=03-55 TC1:20:24]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-shot]

Fashion took on new meaning at Lincoln Terrace Elementary today.
[ENG#=1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Students paraded around school in homemade hats in honor of 'Read Across America' week. Students designed hats relating to the book their class is reading; and spent time talking about their favorite books.
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[SOT 10:58:35]
[IN Q= I like Dr.]

((DOMINIQUE BURNS/THIRD GRADER: I LIKE DR. SEUSS. I GOT A BOOK ABOUT HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS.))
[SUPER=01-Dominique Burns/Third Grader]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q= stole christmas]
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[VO-NAT]

And while some students were busy talking about their books, others had something else on their mind.
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[SOT 11:02:41]
[IN Q= Well it's warm]

((RICHARD TURMAN/FIFTH GRADER: WELL IT'S WARM OUT, IT'S NOT RAINING, AND HOPEFULLY NOT SNOW IN THE FORECAST.))
[SUPER=01-Richard Turman/Fifth Grader]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q= in the forecast]
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[VO-NAT]

Tomorrow, students will read their favorite Dr. Seuss books and eat cake in honor of what would have been the author's one hundredth birthday.
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