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Coming up on News 7-
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A Radford Publishing Company joins forces with Michael's Jackson family to keep a book about the king of pop on the market.
Some Bedford County students are headed to the battlefield for a history lesson. And a political change in Spain after last week's deadly bombings.
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News 7 is next.

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((NAT SOUND OF WORKERS PLANTING TREES.))
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A SWARM of planters work to change the landscape of Pittsylvania County.
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Good evening, I'm Joy Sutton, in for Myranda Stephens.

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Thousands of acres in Pittsylvania County are changing, but it will be years before anyone really notices. Today millions of investments were made, but as Jennifer Wishon reports, the benefits won't be reaped for years to come.
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(([3:01:26 - NATS OF PLANTING TREES]
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This team of migrant workers is sowing millions of long- term investments in Virginia's largest county. [3:05:55 - NATS OF PLANTING CU]
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((DREW ARNN: PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY HAS A PRETTY LARGE WORKLOAD TREE PLANTING THIS TIME OF YEAR.))
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There are a number of state and federal programs to help land owners across Virginia absorb the costs of tree planting in an open field or areas that have been harvested. The government pitches in either a flat rate or percentage of the costs. [2:50:21 - NATS OF WORKER PUTTING TREES IN BAG] [RUNS:02] [2:37:11 - WALKING SHOT] Forester Drew Arnn is overseeing the plantings and says replacing harvested trees helps create diversity.
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((DREW ARNN: IF YOU WERE TO GET IN AN AIRPLANE AND FLY OVER PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY YOU WOULD SEE A GREAT MOSAIC OF DIFFERENT FOREST STAND TYPES AND DIFFERENT AGES OF TREES THAT CAN SUPPLY THE HABITAT NEEDED FOR PEOPLE AND WILDLIFE.))
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((JENNIFER WISHON/REPORTING: THERE ARE MANY DIFFERENT WAYS FOR LAND OWNERS TO MANAGE THEIR TREE CROP. THE TREES BEHIND ME ARE SLATED TO BE THINNED WHICH WILL ALLOW THEM TO GROW, ALONG WITH THE INVESTMENT.))
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((DREW ARNN: PLANTING TREES TODAY THE SOONEST YOU COULD SEE A RETURN FROM IT WOULD PROBABLY BE 15 OR 18 YEARS [COVER BITE HERE] AND THE TREES ARE IMPROVING AS THEY'RE GROWING - THE GENETICS THEY'RE IMPROVING OVER TIME, YOU KNOW, THE TECHNIQUES IN WHICH THEY'RE DONE.))
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The technique of these workers is so efficient they're able to each plant about 4- thousand trees per day. And at that rate, sowing 35- hundred acres with two million trees will be a done deal in a matter of weeks. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Pittsylvania County.))


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Roanoke County Police have arrested two men for allegedly robbing a McDonald's last night. Police say 32 year old Bryant Jermaine Bannister and 34 Benjamin Lee Stith approached two employees outside the McDonalds on Plantation, and tied them up. The two then allegedly entered the store forced the manager to hand over cash and forced the employees into the freezer. Police located Bannister and Stith hiding in a nearby wooded area. They face robbery, abduction, assault and battery, and firearms charges. They are being held at the Roanoke County Jail without bond.



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Officials in Baltimore say the bodies of two passengers missing since a water taxi capsized eight days ago are recovered.
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One body is still missing below the waters of Baltimore Harbor.
There were two dives today, but one was called short when one of the divers was rushed to a trauma center after his equipment malfunctioned.
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((KEVIN CARTWRIGHT/BALTIMORE FIRE DEPT. --BUT MORE IMPORTANTLY, HE IS AWAKE AND MORE ORIENTED, AND WE TALKED TO HIM ON THE PHONE AND THERE IS NO MAJOR CONCERN RIGHT NOW."))
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Search crews have also found the canopy of the taxi, but are waiting to bring it to the surface. A sudden thunderstorm flipped the Seaport Taxi over sending all 25 people on board into the chilly waters last weekend.
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[Trucking-Regulations]


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Truck drivers say the Department of Transportation's new guidelines are putting a bump in their business.
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[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./January;]

Back in January the D-O-T implemented new hours of operation. Truckers are now limited to 11 hours behind the wheel and are required to take ten hours off after each work day. Truckers say the new regulations are problematic because of the limited areas for them to rest without getting a ticket.
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((DARLENE HILL/TRUCK DRIVER: STATES ARE GOING TO HAVE TO PROVIDE US WITH MORE ADEQUATE SLEEPING AREAS FOR US TO BE ABLE TO REST, GET OUR REST, SO WE DON'T GET ALL THESE TICKETS FOR OUT OF HOUR SERVICE AND EVERYONE NEEDS TO UNDERSTAND THEM.))
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Drivers are only allowed to stop at Virginia rest areas for two hours at a time and say truck stops fill up early in the evening. V-Dot says there are no plans to extend the length- of- stay at rest areas, but some drivers can apply for an extended stay with the Department of Motor Vehicles.
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[Normandy-Visit]


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This year marks the 60th anniversary of the D-Day invasion and some area students are heading to Normandy to take part in the ceremonies.
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Five Beford County high school students have been selected to take a three week trip to France in early June.
It is part of the Bedford International Student Alliance Exchange Program.
The students along with two teachers, and 43 adults will follow the path of the Bedford Boys.
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((HELEN POPE/STAUNTON RIVER H.S. TEACHER: WE ARE GOING TO START BY GOING TO IVORY BRIDGE. WE'RE GOING TO SPEND THE NIGHT THERE. THIS IS WHERE THE BEDFORD BOYS TRAINED BEFORE THEY LEFT TO GO TO NORMANDY.))
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From there the group will head to Normandy and participate in the events marking the 60th anniversary of D-Day.
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((JULIE MAYHEW/LIBERTY H.S. TEACHER: THERE ARE ALL KINDS OF THINGS. THEY ARE LIFE LEARNING EXPERIENCES THAT THEY ARE GOING TO GET OUT OF THIS AND JUST THE FACT THEY GET TO SEE HISTORY IN THE MAKING, THEY GET TO BE PART OF HISTORY IN THE MAKING.))
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The groups will stay with French families and visit French schools.
In the past, French children have stayed in Bedford as part of this exchange program.
This will be the first time a delegation from Bedford has gone to France.


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Still ahead on the newscast, analysts are calling the results of Spain's elections today a backlash over terrorism and the country's role in Iraq...
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and a deadly fire in Russia claims two lives and a historic building near the Kremlin.
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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, the Lady Hokies are set to dance in Blacksburg. The Tech men miss out on the NIT, while the Hoos are there for the third straight year. The Turtles rule in Greensboro, and Junior cruises in Atlanta. All that and more on the way in sports.))[Spain-Election]

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Spanish officials say the opposition party has carried the day in the general election. Voters at many polls criticized the conservatives for provoking Thursday's train bombings by backing the U-S war in Iraq. Jennifer Donelan has more.
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((The plot in Spain's tale of terror continues to thicken. the discovery of a videotape claiming Al Qaeda carried out the deadly train bombings has those who live here.
sot: Cayatana Aranzadi / Madrid resident

reporter: does it scare you that it may be al qaeda? woman: yes, much more much more Authorities are still trying to authenticate the taped message found in a trash can next to a mosque in Madrid. 10 bombs exploded on 4 commuter trains Thursday killing at least 200. According to the Spanish government, the message in Arabic says, quote: (gfx) "It is a response to your collaboration with the criminals Bush and his allies." Saturday 5 men were arrested - in connection with evidence found at the scene- one of them is suspected of having lionks to international terror groups. s/u JDO the news paper headlines in Madrid read all evidence points to al qaeda - a growing number of Spaniards are angry with the government. for siding with the us in the war against iraq. they argue that made Spain a target for terrorism voters had a chance to vent their anger as general elections were held Sunday. Voter turn out was high and so were emotions.
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woman: now we are involved in a war reporter: against your will? woman: yes, against our will Thousands protested against the government overnight.
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i don't think the case has been made that this will cause spain to step back from the war on terrorism. U-S leaders also say it is too early to tell if Al Qaeda is indeed responsible for spain's misery. JDO, CBS News Madrid.))


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It's a landslide victory for the incumbant Russian president.
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51 year old Vladimir Putin was swept back into the Kremlin for another four year term with a 70 percent return in today's election. The former spy says he will use the victory to pursue economic and democratic reforms needed to drag Russia out of the mire left after the Soviet Empire collapsed in '91. His closest rival took 14 percent of the vote.
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[Russia-Fire]


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A massive fire gutted one of Moscow's most precious historic monuments today.
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Two firefighters were also killed battling the blaze that consumed the 19th century building. It was built as an equestrian center for aristocrats and Russian tzars. It became one of the symbols of modern Moscow, and has been used recently as an exhibition center. The intricate roof, and most of the outer wall collapsed an hour after the blaze started. Moscow prosecutors have opened a criminal case on the possible violation of fire safety rules.
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[Redemption]


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A Radford Publishing house has joined Michael Jackson's family in speaking out about alleged efforts to suppress a book.
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Radford based "Branch and Vine Publishers" released "Redemption" back in December. It's a book about the 1993 child molestation charges against Michael Jackson. The author, Geraldine Hughes, worked for the attorney who represented the father of the boy Jackson allegedly molested.
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This week Hughes, along with the Jackson family, held a press conference in California to promote the book.
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((GERALDINE HUGHES: I'M NOT TRYING TO CONVINCE ANYONE TO CHANGE THEIR MIND. I WANT YOU TO TELL ME IF HE IS INNOCENT OR IS HE REALLY GUILTY, KNOWING ALL THE EVENTS AND KNOWING THE ORDER IN WHICH THEY HAPPENED IN.))
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Michael Jackson's father and family spokesman believe there have been efforts to suppress the book, which provides evidence that Jackson was set up.
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((JOE JACKSON: WELL, THE FAMILY IS TAKING IT PRETTY HARD BECAUSE THE THINGS THAT'S BEING SAID IS NOT TRUE AND THAT'S WHY I'M HERE. I'M HERE TO SUPPORT THIS BOOK.))
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Jackson says he's upset that the truth about his son isn't getting out.
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Still to come on News 7 at 11, We'll have the latest on efforts to save a historic house in Lexington...
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and if you're planning a spring vacation, this massive ship almost literally has something for everybody.
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Franklin County's workforce training center is now looking for a new home.
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The Workforce Development Consortium provides job training for people in the region, through a partnership with area colleges. But, officials say job loss and the need for more specialized training has contributed to the center's need for more space. They're now looking at relocating into the old Schewel's building downtown as one option. The county hopes to get additional comments from the public on the project, during its next meetings on the 17th and 25th of this month.
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[Bettis-Obit]


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The woman known for taking in Roanoke's weary and giving them "Soup, Soap and Salvation" has passed away.
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The Founder of the Roanoke Rescue Mission, Lois Johnson Bettis, died at home yesterday afternoon surrounded by family.
Johnson- Bettis suffered a heart attack in 1998, and had been battling health problems since.
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((LOIS JOHNSON BETTIS: ITS BEEN A REALLY GOOD LIFE, I WOULDN'T TRADE IT, EVEN KNOWING WHAT I KNOW NOW YOU KNOW I WOULD STILL DO IT ALL AGAIN.))
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Johnson- Bettis and her first husband founded the Rescue Mission 56 years ago. Since that time the Christian based facility has grown from a store front shelter to a 223-bed complex. The mission's new Women and Children's Center will provide another 130 beds to the shelter and will be named for Johnson- Bettis.
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[Ellington-Obit]


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A Roanoke radio personality is also being remembered.
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Daniel "Duke" Ellington died at his home yesterday at the age of 49 after a battle with colon cancer. Ellington worked as a DJ around Roanoke most of his life, but is best known for his work at W-T-O-Y 14- 80 AM, where he worked for the past 15- years. During that time Ellington served as morning disk jockey and station manager.
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((TOGETHER WE SAY PEACE... PEACE!))
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His sister says the "Dukester" was always putting other's needs before his own.
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((PAM ELLINGTON-ARMAH: MY MOTHER RAISED US AS CHILDREN THAT WHEN WE ARE COMING UP WE'RE ALL CANDLES IN GOD'S SITE AND AS YOU'RE GOING ALONG DON'T EVER TRY TO BLOW OUT SOMEONE'S CANDLE TO MAKE YOURS BRIGHTER. DUKE WAS THE ONE WHO WOULD ALWAYS TRY TO TAKE HIS TORCH TO LIGHT SOMEONE ELSE'S.))
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Ellington- Armah says Duke spent his last years educating the public about colon cancer and urging everyone to get tested.
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A group in Rockbridge County is trying to make sure that a house with a long history has a long future as well.
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The Historic Lexington Foundation has been working on making basic repairs to the Roberson-Phalen (ROB-er-suhn FAY-len) house for about 10 months now. Groups members now hope to sell the house to someone who will fully renovate it for residential or business use.
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((LESLIE GILES/HISTORIC LEXINGTON FOUNDATION; IT'S UP AND READY AND AVAILABLE, AND WE CERTAINLY HOPE TO SELL IT WITHIN THE NEXT YEAR IF NOT SOONER, AND WE'RE LOOKING FOR THAT SPECIAL SOMEONE RIGHT NOW.))
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The majority of the house was built in 1826 and once served as a Methodist parsonage. The Historic Lexington Foundation bought the house about a year ago, and has already restored the foundation and shored up the interior supports.
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Coming up, plenty of madness, from the Big Dance to the NIT, and Junior rebounds to win in Atlanta, but first tonight's extra point,
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[SUPER=03-Palm Beach Gardens, FL/NBC Sports; ;00]


Relative unknown Todd Hamilton blew a four shot lead today in the Honda Classic, but rallied to birdie the final two holes picking up his first PGA Tour victory. He earned 900 grand and a two year exemption on Tour.
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[S-Madness]


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Dance fever is set to begin on Thursday around the country. Kentucky, Stanford, Duke, and Saint Joseph's gobbled up the number one seeds tonight. The Liberty men are a 16 seed and will square off with Saint Joe's in Buffalo on Thursday. The Flames are one of 3 Virginia teams in the tournament. VCU will head to Raleigh as a 13, to face Wake. Richmond is in as well. The Spiders are an 11, drawing Wisconsin in Milwaukee.


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The Liberty Ladies are headed to Philly where they'll get Georgia, the number 3 seed. Meanwhile Virginia Tech gets to stay right at home.
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Bonnie Henrickson's team is making a 7th NCAA appearance. The Hokies gathered to watch the selection show this afternoon in the south endzone, and found out that they'll get Iowa in the opening round. Tech is the 8th seed, the Hawkeyes the nine. Henrickson was an Iowa assistant from 1995- to 1997.
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[TAKE PINNACLE]
The Hokies and Hawkeyes will play on Sunday at the Cassell. Top seed Penn State faces Hampton in the other game in Blacksburg. Game times will be determined Monday morning.
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The Virginia Tech men were disappointed tonight when the NIT pairings were released. The Hokies were left out of the field despite playing well in March. Tech beat both Rutgers and West Virginia twice, teams that got in. Tech finishes at 15 and 14 and the Hokies are moving in the right direction.
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The Virginia Cavaliers will matchup with George Washington in the NIT. The Cavs and Colonials tip Wednesday night at 7pm in Charlottesville. It's the third straight season that UVA has played in the NIT and the 11th time overall. The Hoos carry more than a little momentum to the postseason.
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[S-ACC]


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All five of the ranked teams in the ACC entering the conference tourney lost this weekend, and Maryland who last week was on the brink of missing the NCAA's is in without a doubt. The Terps beat Duke in yesterday's final, 20 years after their only other title over guess who??--the Blue Devils.
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[SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC/ESPN; :00]


Maryland rallied from 12 down with 3 minutes left. Mike Jones nailed a huge three from the corner to get the Terps within one.
John Gilchrist was the tourney MVP. He tied the game late with this drive and ensuing free throw as part of his 26 point afternoon.
JJ Redick had a chance to win it for Duke, but the three clanked off the rim and this one went overtime.
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In the extra session, more Gilchrist who shakes and bakes for two more. Maryland won it 95-87.
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[S-Race]


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After retiring early last week with handling problems, Dale Earnhardt, Junior had no such trouble today in winning the Golden Corral 500 just outside Atlanta.
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[SUPER=03-Hampton, GA/Fox Sports; :00]


Points champ Matt Kenseth had a tough time in the pits today. Kenseth spun trying to get slowed down. He did recover to finish 6th.
Jamie McMurray didn't fare much better blowing up midway thru the race, falling out of contention.
Junior got past Jeremy Mayfield in the closing laps, and held on to take the checkered flag for his first win of the season after a DNF a week ago.
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[SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt, Jr./First Win of the Season; :06]
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[OUT Q=enjoy coming here."]
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[WIPE TO MOTION]
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[SUPER=X5013;]
[SUPER=0106-1. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//2. Jeremy Mayfield//3. Kasey Kahne//4. Jimmie Johnson//5. Ryan Newman//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0106-6. Matt Kenseth//7. Tony Stewart//8. Greg Biffle//9. Dale Jarrett//10. Jeff Gordon//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0106-11. Dave Blaney//12. Kurt Busch//13. Ward Burton//14. Mark Martin//15. Joe Nemechek//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0106-16. Sterling Marlin//17. Robby Gordon//18. Bobby Labonte//19. Jeff Green//20. Jeff Burton//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0106-21. Brian Vickers//22. Ricky Craven//23. Michael Waltrip//24. Terry Labonte//25. Scott Riggs//;]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=.....last driver."]
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[Cruise-Ship]


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There's new cruise ship on the market --sure to give any resort or high rise hotel some competition.
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The Diamond Princess has several amenities to float your boat -- such as an Internet cafe, and anytime dining along with four other restaurants that offer everything from Asian to Italian Cuisine.
The latest workout facilities are also on board, tennis, golf and even a special area for the kids.
This cruise ship is designed for 26-hundred passengers and is the largest to ever set sail on the Pacific at 17 stories high and about a thousand feet long.
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