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A bobcat gets into a local woman's home and attacks her.
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Arrests are made in the Madrid terrorism bombings.
And he built it for his grandson... but neighbors got mad.. now this giant jungle gym must go. We'll tell you why.


And march madness in the form of snow to the north.
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News 7 at Eleven is next.


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One Southside community considers honoring its past. But some believe it will divide rather than unite.
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[Confed-History]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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There's a new battle being waged over the civil war.
At issue is whether Virginia localities should declare April as Confederate History and Heritage Month. [***NEWS 7 @ 11 IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


It was debated tonight in Pittsylvania County and Justin McLeod joins us now with more. Justin what did county leaders decide?
Jean, Supervisors decided to table the issue so it can come up with a compromise.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
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That decision came after a fierce debate.
On one side you have the Sons of Confederate Veterans who say this is about recognizing Virginia's history.
On the other, you have African Americans who say this is insensitive and even hateful.
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Nearly a hundred people came out tonight to debate the issue at the board of supervisors meeting.
The board heard an equal amount from those for and against a proclamation declaring April Confederate History and Heritage Month.
Opponents say a motion like this will only open old wounds.
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But supporters say the proclamation has nothing to do with racism. Rather it seeks to honor the sacrifices made on the battlefield.
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[SUPER=01-Coy Harville/Pittsylvania Co. Supervisor;]
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During the nearly 90 minute debate, one woman suggested the county delay a vote so both sides could get together and discuss their differences.
One board member who liked that idea then introduced a substitute motion.
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[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]


By a 4 to 3 vote, the Supervisors agreed to appoint a committee to study how the county can honor all of its history, not just the Confederacy.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin/BAM;]


Jean, the Sons of Confederate Veterans say it's disappointed by tonight's decision. It points out 15 localities in Virginia have passed this proclamation.

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Governor Mark Warner made the call today.
Concerned that the House of Delegates would adjourn WITHOUT a budget, he moved the legislature into a special session.
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The move angered House Republicans.
They took particular offense at the governor's accusation that they would be vacationing if they adjourned.
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((DELEGATE TERRIE SUIT/R-VIRGINIA BEACH: I RESENT THIS PRESS RELEASE THAT SAYS WE ARE VACATIONING LEGISLATORS BECAUSE I HAVE ALWAYS PUT THE COMMONWEALTH'S BUSINESS BEFORE MY PERSONAL BUSINESS. DELEGATE VINCE CALLAHAN/R-MCLEAN: IT SEEMS TO ME IF WE ARE GOING TO GET OFF ON A GOOD FOOT DURING A SPECIAL SESSION IT SHOULD BE CONCILIATORY AND NOT CHALLENGING US AND CHASTISING US AND EVERYTHING ELSE. DELEGATE LEO WARDRUP/R-VIRGINIA BEACH: I'M SITTING ON THE FLOOR OF THIS HOUSE WHILE THE GOVERNOR SAYS I'M ON VACATION NOT WANTING TO DO THE PEOPLE'S BUSINESS. I'M PERSONALLY DISGUSTED BY THIS. I'M SORRY GOVERNOR BUT THE GLOVES IS OFF.))
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The session finally ended at about 7:15 tonight.
Warner's special session starts at noon tomorrow and will be focused solely on the state budget.
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If Virginia's triple-A bond rating is dropped because of the budget impasse, it'll be hard to get back.
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Paul Higgins of Legg Mason says the privilege benefits the state the way an excellent credit rating benefits a consumer.
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((PAUL HIGGINS/FINANCIAL ADVISOR: WHICH ALLOWS YOU TO ENJOY LOWER INTEREST, BORROW MORE MONEY, DO MORE THINGS. THE RATING IS VERY CRITICAL BECAUSE IT AFFECTS AMOUNTS AND PROJECTS THAT'LL BE PUT TO WORK.))
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[OUT Q=that'll be put to work.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Virginia is one of only eight states to boast the highest bond rating and has for decades. But it's been slowly eroding over the past few years because of a downturn in the economy and the technology boom and bust in the northern part of the state.

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The family of the man suspected in the Ohio Interstate shootings is pleading for him to come home.
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((AMY WALTON/SUSPECT'S SISTER-MOM AND I NEED YOU TO CALL US. WE WILL ARRANGE FOR YOU TO COME HOME. WE LOVE YOU. WE MISS YOU. YOU NEED TO CALL US))
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A distraught sister pleads for her brother's return as authorities hunt down 28 year old Charles McCoy Junior, who they say is armed, dangerous and unstable. Sheriff deputies say McCoy has terrorized Central Ohio for nearly a year, firing shots at cars, houses, and even a school bus. They hope help from the family will help them find him.
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((CHIEF DEP. STEVE MARTIN/FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE--WE CAN'T TELL YOU WHERE HE IS RIGHT NOW. WE STILL THINK HE'S LOCAL BUT WE ARE NOT ABSOLUTELY SURE))
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Bullets found in this home match those found at other shootings, including one that killed a woman. Authorities connected McCoy to the sniper shootings after his father gave police his pistol. His dark green Metro also matches the description given by witnesses. Now police say McCoy is unstable and has another gun.
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A bobcat is now being tested for rabies after it attacks a woman inside her Narrows home. Police say the woman was in her basement this afternoon when the animal jumped on her back and bit her. She was able to get away and call police. Officers used a shotgun to kill it. Officials believe the bobcat may have gotten in through an opening used by the family's pet cats.

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Five months after a Roanoke teacher committed suicide, relatives want to know how the school system has responded.
Today, school officials outlined eleven steps they say will improve procedures when a teacher faces allegations.

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Ron Mayfield was placed on administrative leave last Fall after he was accused of hitting a student.
He committed suicide not knowing that he had been cleared.
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School officials say they ARE refining their procedures and getting the word out through memos, brochures, the internet, RVTV, and town hall meetings.
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((PAUL BRITT/ROANOKE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS; WE JUST FEEL THAT THIS WILL CLEARLY ARTICULATE TO THE EMPLOYEES AND THE PUBLIC THAT CERTAINLY YES WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT WE LOOK AT CHANGES THAT CAN BE MADE TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS.))
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Those changes include a new policy for students who make false allegations, additional support for teachers who face accusations, and a memorandum of understanding between Roanoke City Public Schools and Child Protective Services.
Attorney Frank Rogers says he plans to review the latest information with Ron Mayfield's family.

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Regardless of your race or religion- some Danville church leaders want you to come celebrate with them.
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This morning several ministers, along with the Danville mayor announced the third annual Glory Days event. Glory Days is a chance for people of all races and religions to come together, worship and give back to the community.

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((PASTOR DOROTHY GLASS, GLORY DAY 2004@8:58:24: WHEN WE COME TOGETHER, WE FORGET OUR DIFFERENCE, DENOMINATIONS, CULTURE, BACKGROUND, BUT WE COME TOGETHER FOR ONE PURPOSE AND THAT'S TO LOVE THE LORD.)) ((JOHN HAMLIN, DANVILLE MAYOR@13:28:12: DANVILLE'S KNOWN AS THE CITY OF CHURCHES, I THINK IT'S ONLY FITTING WHEN WE AS A COMMUNITY WANT TO COME TOGETHER AS A WHOEL WE NEED TO PAY VERY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE FAITH AND LOOK AT PULLING OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Glory Days 2004 will take place on Saturday, March 27th from "ten a-m to two p-m" at Averett University's North Campus in Danville.
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Still ahead on News 7, will bombings in Spain and threats against France splinter the War on Terror?
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Plus one area town plans to balance its budget with tax increases.
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[Sports-Preview]


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(( Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports Office as the Leader of the Pack in the ACC's coach of the year.

We'll check the stress level of the ACC's top bench bosses. The Dazzle fizzles in its shot at the top spot in the NBDL. We'll check some college lacrosse from the Noke, plus Seth gets some air time in the Big Apple on the Big 7.))
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Six people are under arrest in Spain suspected of helping carry out last week's terror bombings.
None of the suspects is from ETA, the group originally blamed for the attacks. Most signs instead are pointing to Al Qaeda-
This as a new threat goes out- this time to France.
Skip Loescher reports.
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((A MESSAGE TO TERRORISTS FROM PRESIDENT BUSH. BUSH: They'll never shake the will of the United States. We understand the stakes and we will work with our friends to bring justice to terrorists. SPANISH AUTHORITIES HAVE ARRESTED SEVERAL PEOPLE AND ARE SEARCHING FOR OTHERS THEY BELIEVE MAY HAVE TAKEN PART IN LAST WEEKS ATTACK IN MADRID WHERE THE DEATH TOLL HAS NOW SURPASSED 200. SPAIN'S NEW PRIME MINISTER AGAIN PLEDGED TO PULL SPANISH TROOPS OUT OF IRAQ BY THE END OF JUNE. SEN. SAM BROWNBACK/R KANSAS: It would be only compounding the problem if the Spanish pulled out now, of Iraq or sometime this year, that would just tell the terrorists,yes, you can do this. PRESIDENT BUSH ISN'T THE ONLY WORLD LEADER CALLING FOR A UNITED EFFORT TO DEFEAT TERRORISM. U.N. SECRETARY GENERAL KOFI ANNAN. KOFI ANNAN/UN SECRETARY GENERAL: We need international cooperation working across borders to defeat and contain terrorism. SKIP LOESCHER/REPORTING: AND FRENCH AUTHORITIES ARE INVESTIGATING A LETTER THREATENING ATTACKS ON FRENCH INTERESTS INSIDE THE COUNTRY AND ABROAD.))

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Real estate taxes won't be changing but Blacksburg residents can expect to see several other things increase.
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Next year's nearly 40 million dollar budget is balanced, but officials say they needed to raise more money to do it.
Town leaders are proposing a two percent increase in the lodging tax for area hotels.
They're hoping that could raise more than 140-thousand dollars.
The town is also considering a five dollar increase to vehicle decals and a new tax on some cable providers.
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((MARC VERNIEL/ASSISTANT TOWN MANAGER; WE DID INCREASE SOME OF THE REVENUE ITEMS. SOME OF THE FEES, SOME OF THE TAXES, BUT MAINTAINED THE REAL ESTATE TAX RATE WHERE IT HAS BEEN FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS AND MAINTAIN THE SERVICE LEVELS THAT THE CITIZENS EXPECT HERE IN BLACKSBURG.))
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Council members are also considering several building and permit fee increases that could raise another 164-thousand dollars.
Council is expected to vote on the budget after a public hearing in April.
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Some Lynchburg residents hope thousands of E-C Glass High school graduates will "be true to their school" and provide financial support where the government can not.
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Organizers recently formed the E-C Glass Alumni Foundation, a non-profit group that hopes to raise one million dollars to support the school's faculty.
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The money will help teachers with continuing their education, obtaining national memberships and attending educational conferences.
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((DAVID BICE/E.C. GLASS ALUMNI FOUNDATION: WE FEEL THE MOST APPROPRIATE AND EFFICIENT WAY TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE SCHOOL IS BY ENHANCING THE FACULTY, BECAUSE THE FACULTY THEN IN TURN TOUCH HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS.))
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[TAKE WDBJ WEBPAGE FS]
You can find out more about the group's plans on its website. There's a link on our homepage at wdbj-7-dot-com. Just click on websites in the news.
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A cold rain for us turned into snow for many farther north.
We'll show you when News 7 returns.
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Plus one town tries to cut a little boy's huge jungle gym down to size.
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[Whitney]


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Whitney Houston is spending the night in Drug Rehab...
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Her publicist confirmed the singer entered a drug rehab center- saying the singer thanks everyone for their support and prayers.
Two years ago, the 40 year old Houston admitted to past drug abuse, but said she had overcome the problem through prayer.
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[March-Snow]


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It's still winter but you don't have to remind people in the Northeast... Mother nature's doing a good job at it.
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More than ten inches of snow fell in parts of Ohio- with similar amounts forecast for parts of New Jersey as the storm moves east.
Up to 18 inches is being predicted in Upstate New York and into New England. Good News for ski areas.
But for many others.. it's no fun. One New Jersey woman captured the mood of many saying she's tired of this.
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Dazzle highlights, the NCAA tourney opens with the play-in game. Herb gets an award, coaches get stressed out, and we'll check on a Roanoke Lacrosse win. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]


Virginia Tech men's basketball coach Seth Greenberg will be a part of March Madness, afterall. He will be in New York doing five days of media work on College Sports Television - a relatively new cable and dish channel. While at South Florida - Greenberg regularly did ESPN radio work.
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The Roanoke Dazzle came into tonight's game with Charleston knowing that a win would put the team in a first place tie.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Lowgators vs. Dazzle; :00]

The young Dazzle fans were more into the extracurricular jumping games in the Moonwalk. But Roanoke's Josh Asselin was ready to get the jump on the visitors as he hits the jumper for 2 of his 12 points. Later in the opening half George Williams will take the rock at the top of the key and knock down the jumper. Terrence Shannon, again came off the bench tonight as he would score 26 as the Dazzle loses to Columbus.
[super=33-Columbus/112/Roanoke/103;]

Roanoke led by 10 after 3, but gave up 41 points in the fourth quarter to lose it 112-to-103.
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March Madness officially opens on Thursday, but technically opened tonight with the play-in game between the 65 and 64th teams in the event.
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[SUPER=03-Dayton, OH/ESPN; :00]

Again, the game was staged in Dayton and while Florida State didn't get into the big dance - Florida A&M is representing for Tallahassee. FAMU took on Lehigh tonight and never had much trouble winning it 72-to-57. The Rattler now move on to Columbus, Ohio to play Kentucky on Friday.
[super=33-Florida A&M/72/Lehigh/57;]

By the way - FAMU might have an NCAA tournament win, but the team still doesn't have a winning record at 15-and-16.
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The broadcast schedule for first round games on on Your Hometown Station is now set.
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[GO TO PINNACLE NCAA THUR. AFTERNOON] Thursday it's Maryland and UTEP in the opening game. The second afternoon game Thursday has the Big South champion Liberty Flames and St. Joes at 2:45.
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[GO TO PINNACLE NCAA THUR. NIGHT] On Thursday night Duke plays Alabama State followed by North Carolina and Air Force.
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[GO TO PINNACLE NCAA FRIDAY AFTERNOON] Then Friday afternoon - more from the ACC as NC State takes on Louisiana Lafayette, followed by Ga. Tech and Northern Iowa. The second game should get underway around 2:50.
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[GO TO PINNACLE NCAA FRIDAY NIGHT] Friday night - we open with Wisconsin - Richmond at 7:20 and then wrap up with Xavier and Louisville. If you don't see you favorite team - hang on.
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[ANCHOR=MIKE]
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Tomorrow we will be announcing a big bonus for you Cox Digital Cable subscribers.

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The leader of the Pack is the ACC's coach of the year.
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[SUPER=03-Greensboro/Last Week; :00]

NC State's Herb Sendek has been named the top coach in the league by the ACC Sports Media Association. Sendek led the Wolfpack to a solid second place finish in the league and easily outdistanced Ga. Tech Paul Hewitt for the award. Tomorrow - his star player Julius Hodge may end up being the player of the year.
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The Big Dance is stressful for coaches and so too is the ACC tourney.
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Last week all five ranked teams from the ACC were beaten in their own event. Steve Mason tells us how stress affects life on the hardwood.
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[SUPER=01-Gary Williams/314 Wins at Maryland; :12]
[SUPER=01-Pete Gillen/1 NCAA Bid, 4 NIT Bids at UVa; :46]
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[SUPER=01-Skip Prosser/2003 ACC Coach of the Year; 1:15]
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((Gary Williams took Maryland to the ACC tournament title and is considered one of the most intense coaches in the country, yet Majerus and Pitino's problems changed him. ((:)) Williams has a national championship and an ACC crown. Pete Gillen has neither and his return to Charlottesville is in question. Jokes seem to mask the stress. ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((SKIP PROSSER/WAKE FOREST HEAD COACH:))
Prosser joins Gillen as two of only 14 coaches to have led three teams to the Big Dance and is again puzzled by the UVa coaches job security. ((:))
UVa tips off the NIT Wednesday night against George Washington at U-Hall. Steve Mason news 7 sports.))

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The Roanoke men's lacrosse team, ranked 11th in the nation, improved to 4 and 1 on the season today with a win over Dickinson College.
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[SUPER=03-Salem/Red Devils vs. Maroons; :00]


The Maroons trailed 7-5 in the third quarter when attackman Kris Davis finds the back of the net on this shot and Roanoke trailed by one.
After tying the game up at 7, Davis puts the Maroons up for good with the nice spin move just outside the [SUPER=34

-Roanoke/10/Dickinson/7;]crease. 8-7 Roanoke with 6:30 left in the game.
Dan Reed then finds Jeff Pattison who cranks the shot past the Dickinson goalie.
Maroons goalie Matt Madalon shut the door in the fourth quarter with several huge saves, Roanoke wins 10-7.
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It's not often that a child's playhouse raises the ire of neighbors and causes a family to move, but that's exactly what's happening to a Missouri family.
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[SUPER=03-Manchester, MO;]

Two and a half year old Jack Pruitt has a playset rivaling many parks and schools. The 21 foot tall, 7-thousand dollar jungle gym was built by his grandfather.
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[IN Q=HE THINKS IT'S PRETTY COOL]

((LAUREN PRUITT/HOMEOWNER--HE THINKS IT'S PRETTY COOL. SO HE LOVES GOING ALL THE WAY UP THERE AND LOOKING DOWN. SHOOTING HIS WATERGUNS AT YOU AND EVERYTHING ELSE, THAT'S FUN FOR HIM.))
[SUPER=01-Lauren Pruitt/Homeowner;]
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[OUT Q=THAT'S FUN FOR HIM]
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Neighbors however do not agree. 17 of 22 neighbors signed a petition to remove the jungle gym, and the city of Manchester Missouri agreed. It ruled the playset violates city codes which prohibit accesory structures taller than a house. The Pruitt's were ordered to remove seven feet from the top to make it level with their home. Now the family is selling the house and moving out of Manchester.
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