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Virginia tells alter-bound gays not to bother and vows to split up civil unions from elsewhere.
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And, Roanoke's art museum goes back to the drawing board for funding solutions.
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[Sports-Head]


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Tonight on News 7 Sports - the Tech men advance in the Big East tournament. The Tech women are getting ready to play the role of NCAA hostesses.
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and Liberty's Katie Feenstra picks up yet another postseason honor.
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[WX-Head]
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A dusting overnight for some today melted quickly. The trend is for warmer weather heading into the weekend.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 3-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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((WE'RE TELLING THESE PEOPLE WHO HAPPEN TO BE GAY ESSENTIALLY STAY OUT OF VIRGINIA.))
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[OUT Q=stay out of Virginia.]
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State lawmakers fire a preemptive strike at gay marriage.
As Virginia vows to dissolve civil unions from other states.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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Good evening, I'm Shannon Young. Keith is off tonight.

[Civil-unions]


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Lawmakers say actions in other states are threatening marriage in Virginia.
And they are trying to put a stop to it.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Meghan /State Microwave;]

Richmond Bureau Chief Meghan Muldoon joins us with more on this story.
to keep homosexuals out of Virginia
[LIVE=Meghan /FULL State Microwave]
[SUPER=@Meghan1]
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it is sending the wrong message.
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[SUPER=01-Sen. Benjamin Lambert/(D) Richmond; :00]
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[SUPER=01-Sen. Ken Cuccinelli/(R) Fairfax; :]
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((SENATOR BENJAMIN LAMBERT/D-RICHMOND: I DON'T THINK ITS RIGHT TO TELL PEOPLE WHO THEY CAN MARRY.)) [RUNS:09]
While Massachusetts and California are opening the door to gay marriage, Virginia lawmakers are nailing it shut.
The Senate joined the House in approving a bill that affirms the state's ban on homosexual unions.
Backers of the measure say it is necessary to keep civil unions in other states from being recognized here.
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((SENATOR KEN CUCCINELLI/R-FAIRFAX: WE'RE IN EXTREME DANGER OF HAVING THESE QUASI MARRIAGES BEING IMPORTED INTO VIRGINIA. SO WHAT WE'RE DOING IS BUTTRESSING OUR LAW AS STRONG AS WE CAN MAKE IT AGAINST ANYTHING THAT IS NOT MARRIAGE BETWEEN ONE MAN AND ONE WOMAN. )) [RUNS:16]
Opponents say the bill is unnecessary because the state already has a ban on gay marriage.
They say they are confused by all the fuss.
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((SENATOR JANET HOWELL/D-RESTON: WHAT I CAN'T FIGURE OUT IS WHAT ARE PEOPLE AFRAID OF? WHAT IS IT YOU'RE AFRAID OF IF YOU SUPPORT THIS BILL AS SOMEONE WHO HAS BEEN MARRIED FOR OVER YEARS, I HAVE NEVER EVER BEEN AFRAID OF PEOPLE WHO LOVE EACH OTHER, WERE COMMITTED TO EACH OTHER AND I THINK THAT'S WHAT CIVIL UNIONS IS ALL ABOUT.)) [RUNS:25]))
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The measure now heads to Governor Warner's desk.
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Says he hasn't read the bill yet, no official position on it.

[XGR-Budget]


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The House's top budget negotiator says he doesn't think lawmakers will be going home Saturday as planned.
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[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Appropriations Chairman Vince Callahan says the budget conferees are still "miles apart."
Callahan say they will have a hard time meeting their constitutional deadline which is just three days away.
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((CHAIRMAN VINCE CALLAHAN/BUDGET CONFEREE: I'M NOT SATISFIED AT ALL I WOULD HOPE WE WOULD BE FARTHER ALONG BUT THE SENATE IS STONEWALLING AND THEY REFUSE TO COME WHICH ARE NOT GOING TO FLY. ))
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Senate conferees say little progress has been made.
But they say they remain committed to finding additional funding for the state's core responsibilities.
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[IN Q=I HOPE THAT WE CAN FIND THAT COMMON GROUND]

((SENATOR WILLIAM WAMPLER/BUDGET CONFEREE: I HOPE THAT WE CAN FIND THAT COMMON GROUND WITH THE OTHER BODY WE WILL PUT EVERYTHING ON THE TABLE AS WE HAVE IN THE PAST BUT WE WILL NOT BRING A BUDGET BACK THAT TURNS OUR BACKS ON THE PEOPLE WHO ARE MOST VULNERABLE IN VIRGINIA.))
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[OUT Q=WHO ARE MOST VULNERABLE IN VIRGINIA.]
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Negotiations will continue tonight.
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[Art-Gift]


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Local cultural organizations have all but given up being included in the General Assembly's budget.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The Art Museum is implementing new ideas like Art Venture for kids, including a twice monthly reading program, to increase interest. The Executive Director says she has to be creative rather than count on lawmakers for money.
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[IN Q=Everybody needs the same dollars...]

((GEORGANNE BINGHAM/ART MUSEUM, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: EVERYBODY NEEDS THE SAME DOLLARS AND WE'RE ALL SUFFERING. MY PHILOSOPHY IS DEVELOP EXCITING PROGRAMS FOR THE PEOPLE YOU NEED TO REACH AND IN OUR CASE WE'RE ALL ABOUT FAMILIES AND CHILDREN RIGHT NOW.))
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[OUT Q=we're all about families and children right now.]
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The Art Museum is also celebrating a gift of Pierre Daura's (DOOR-ahz) work. The painter, who studied under Picasso's father, married a Virginian and taught at Lynchburg College and Randolph-Macon Woman's College. Many of the 30-featured pieces are landscapes of Rockbridge Baths.
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[Chatham-Leak]


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An environmental agency is continuing its investigation at a Chatham plant after a gas leak yesterday.
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The Department of Environmental Quality will meet with officials from Cook Composites and Polymers within the next two weeks. Yesterday, four Pittsylvania County schools shut down after gas escaped from an air pollution control system. Officials at C-C-P say the problem was under control within 45 minutes. The company also reports small releases at the beginning of March and in June 2003. D-E-Q has an inspection scheduled between now and October.
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[Clinic-Fire]


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A small fire injured one person at the Bradley Free Clinic in Roanoke this afternoon.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Fire officials say around 1-thirty a heating and air conditioning unit started smoking. An employee was taken to the hospital with minor injuries after inhaling smoke while trying to put out the fire. No patients were injured.
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[County-Tour]


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Roanoke County officials hit the road today to take a closer look at pending development and citizen concerns.
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The group included members of the county staff, the board of supervisors and planning commission.
The bus tour took them to sites where development is raising concerns about traffic, steep slopes, erosion, and drainage.
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[IN Q=Everything up here was just bare]

((MIKE ALTIZER/VINTON SUPERVISOR; EVERYTHING UP HERE WAS JUST BARE LIKE THE FRONT YARD, SO IT WAS JUST ROLLING COMING DOWN HERE AND THEN HITTING A PIPE AND GOING UNDER THE ROAD.))
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[OUT Q=and going under the road.]
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County officials were planning to spend four hours on the road and visit at least seven different locations.
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[School-Board]


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Incumbent Linda Wyatt won't be on the ballot in the May Roanoke City Council election, but she is now among the candidates who hope to win a seat on the city school board.
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[TAKE PINNACLE FULL]
Ten people have applied for two seats on the board. City Council will make the appointments.
The list includes Dennis Binns, Chris Craft, Robert Craig, David Dabay, Roddy Hiduskey, Glenda Lee, incumbent Alvin Nash, the Reverend Samuel Robinson, Linda Wright, and Linda Wyatt.
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Ruth Willson says she is looking forward to pursuing other interests, and will not seek reappointment after two terms on the board.

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Local non-profits desperately need the money.
Still ahead on News 7, why a multi-million dollar gift is still tied up in court.
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Plus how one of the area's fastest growing counties is struggling to keep up with a growing number of animal problems.
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[Franklin-Jobs]

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Franklin County officials hope to restore life to one of the county's oldest manufacturing plants.
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The Lane Furniture building closed in 2001, and has been empty ever since. Now its current owners are looking for some help from the county to fill it with tenants. But officials say first they have to figure out what the building can be used for.
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[IN Q=what might be]

((FRANK FIORI/FRANKLIN CO. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: WHAT MIGHT BE THE BEST USE IN THIS MARKET FOR THAT BUILDING. IS THERE A MARKET, SAY FOR HOUSING? IS THERE A MARKET, FOR MORE RETAIL? WE KIND OF LIKE TO LOOK AT IT FROM A MIXED USE PERSPECTIVE.))
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Fiori (Fee-or-ree) says they must evaluate the building's structural condition as well. The county has already gotten initial funding from the state for the project. A meeting is set for next Thursday to get additional ideas from the public.
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[Animal-Control]


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Help could soon be on the way for officers in Botetourt County.
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Sheriff Ronnie Sprinkle asked for another animal control officer in his current budget. And, the county administrator and the budget committee *are* recommending Sprinkle's budget for approval. Currently there are only two officers to cover the growing needs of Botetourt County.
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((SGT. DAVID HORTON, BOTETOURT ANIMAL CONTROL: WE COVER 500-SQUARE MILES, A LITTLE OVER 500-SQUARE MILES, AND THERE'S TWO OF US. WE HAVE, WE'RE LUCKY HERE, WE HAVE A RURAL SETTING AND AN URBAN SETTING, BUT IT'S ALL COMING TOGETHER NOW OVER THE YEARS.))
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[OUT Q=.. OVER THE YEARS.]
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Currently animal control officers have to enforce leash laws in two-towns and 23 subdivisions in Botetourt. The Sheriff says they get so many animal complaint calls, it's hard to enforce them with only two control officers.
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The end may be near in a court case involving millions of dollars willed to local charities.
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The United Way, Habitat for Humanity and the Western Virginia Foundation for the Arts are just three of six non-profit organizations named in the will of Thomas Leivesley.
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The Roanoke County man died in December of 2000, leaving the organizations a trust fund estimated to be worth about 2 and a half million dollars. The agencies have been seeking to dissolve the trust in part because they say two of the three trustees have been trying to deny them their share. Leivesley's nephew says he was added on as a trustee in the last weeks of Leivesley's life.
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[IN Q=My uncle had a little bit of trouble...]

((MY UNCLE HAD A LITTLE BIT OF TROUBLE GETTING HIS DOCUMENTS FROM A LOCAL ATTORNEY AND WHEN HE FINALLY DID GET THE DOCUMENTS HE WAS VERY UNHAPPY WITH WHAT HE SAW. AT THAT POINT HE THOUGHT HE'D MADE A MISTAKE IN SETTING UP HIS TRUST AND FOUNDATION AND THAT'S WHEN HE DECIDED TO REDO AS MUCH AS HE COULD WHILE HE COULD.))
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Robert Howard and his wife say the third trustee, the Trust Company of Virginia, has not welcomed their participation and that that's one of the issues being dealt with in court. A spokesman for the charitable organizations says the matter is complicated and that some of the items in the will were left up for interpretation. Both sides say they hope a settlement can be reached in the next month.

[Duncan]


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Three area prosecutors are moving to the other side of the bench.
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Today, the General Assembly appointed Radford Commonwealth's Attorney Randal Duncan as General District Court Judge for the 27th Judicial Circuit.
Rockbridge County prosecutor Gordon Saunders will take over as a General District Court Judge in the 25th Judicial Circuit.
And Buena Vista Commonwealth's Attorney Michael Irvine will become a Circuit Court Judge in the same circuit.
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[Stocks]


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The Dow is now in negative terroritory for the year after a sell-off. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW tumbled 160 points today.
NASDAQ fell 31.
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[Altavista]


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It's not often a small town like Altavista lands a team in the state high school basketball Final Four.. but this year is twice as nice.
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Both the boys' and girls' team will square off tomorrow night in Richmond for a shot at a Single-A hoops title.
School officials say the whole town is excited about the Colonels' success this year.
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((CARLA SLUSHER/MOTHER OF PLAYER: IT'S VERY EXCITING BECAUSE EVERYONE IN THE TOWN IS SPORTS-ORIENTED AND ATTEND ALL THE GAMES AS A GROUP, SO WE'LL ALL GO UP TO RICHMOND AS A GROUP, AND IT'S EXCITING BECAUSE EVERYONE'S INVOLVED.)) ((TODD CARTER/COLONELS FAN: IT'S REALLY DRAWN THE COMMUNITY TOGETHER, THE FANS, PEOPLE THAT AREN'T FANS, I SAW AT LAST WEEK'S QUARTERFINALS I SAW PEOPLE IN THE STANDS THAT I'VE NEVER SEEN AT A BASKETBALL GAME.))
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Altavista High School has already chartered one bus for fans to make the trip to Richmond for tomorrow night's games.
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[Sports Tease]


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Coming up tonight on News 7 Sports - More honors for LU's Katie Feenstra, the NCAA is getting ready to set up shop in Blacksburg for the women,
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and the Hokies withstand a last second three pointer from Rutgers to win their Big East tournament opener this afternoon in New York.
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[S-Hokies]


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Madison Square Garden has always been the Hokies home away from home in the postseason. In 1973 Don Devoe's team on the NIT title there, and in 1995 Bill Foster pulled off the same feat. Today, the stakes weren't nearly as high, but just as important in some respects as the Hokies played their first ever Big East tournament game in the world's most famous sporting arena.
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[SUPER=03-New York, NY/ESPN; :00]

Bryant Matthews was sick today, he only scored 10 points. That meant reserves like Bryan Randall needed to step up and contribute. The Hokies were still in a major hole at halftime trailing Rutgers by 8 points. But Zabian Dowdell helped get the Hokies back within a bucket early in the second half. Then watch this passing - Dowdell to Matthews to Tunstall product Allen Calloway for the flush. The Hokies take the lead just before the 14 minute mark. Jamon Gordon also keyed the win defensively. Watch him get one of his 5 steals and finish it with a slam. The Hokies still had to hold their breath and pray that this three pointer at the buzzer didn't send it to overtime.
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But it doesn't even hit the rim and Tech wins it 61-to-58. The Hokies will now play Pittsburgh tomorrow in the quarterfinals at Noon.
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[S-Women]


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The Tech women are just taking it easy this week and waiting for Sunday's selection show. At 22 and 7 the Hokies are not only guaranteed of making the NCAA tournament, but they already know they will playing at home in the opening rounds.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]

Virginia Tech is hosting the first and second rounds of the NCAA women's tournament this March. NCAA assistant director of championships, Scottie Rodgers, was on campus back in February checking out the Tech facilities. He says while the women's game is getting huge- it's still important to have host schools playing on their own floors.

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The games take place at Cassell Coliseum March 21 and 23rd. Tickets can be purchased at "hokie tickets dot com."

[S-Katie]


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It would be nice if Liberty or some member of the Big South would be placed in Blacksburg to help bolster the crowd. Liberty hosts Radford tomorrow night in the Big South Semi-Finals at the Vines Center at 7.
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[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]

Today, the conference's reigning player of the year, Katie Feenstra, was named a finalist for the Kodak all-American team. The 6-8 center averaged over 22 points a game this season and led the league in rebounding, field goal percentage and blocked shots. The 30th annual Kodak team will be announced on April 3rd in New Orleans.
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[S-ACC]


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Activities in Greensboro for this week's ACC men's tournament are underway at this hour. UVa is on the coliseum floor as we speak getting in its one hour workout before tomorrow night's play-in game against Clemson.
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[go to pinnacle of afternoon games] The winner of tomorrow night's UVa-Clemson game will play Duke in quarterfinals on Friday at Noon. Once the tournament reaches the quarterfinals all of the games are right here on WDBJ-7. Game two of the afternoon on Friday has UNC and Ga. Tech in a 2:30 tip.
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[GO TO PINNACLE OF NIGHT GAMES] Then on Friday night, the doubleheader action opens with N.C. State and Florida State at seven. The nightcap features Wake Forest and Maryland at 9:30. All the quarterfinal, semi-final and championship game action is right here on WDBJ-7.
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[S-Skins]


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The Redskins made another roster move today as they signed Walter Rasby to play tight end for the team. He returns to Washington a year away with the Saints. He is the prototype tight end Joe Gibbs has always used for blocking in the offensive schemes.