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Coming up on News 7-
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New jobs coming to the region.... more than 500 in all-
A family catches an intruder in the home on a web cam while they're cross country-
And a local woman gives birth to triplets... identical triplets that is-
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Plus the newest area tourist attraction.
News 7 at Eleven is next. [Open]
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[VO-NAT]

More than 500 new jobs on the way to Lynchburg. And a bankruptcy court petition to keep thousands of jobs in Danville.
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[StarTek]


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We'll start with hundreds of new jobs on the way to the Hill City. StarTek Outsourcing Solutions will spend five-and-a-half million dollars to get going.
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StarTek has purchased the old Heilig-Meyers furniture store in the Plaza Shopping Center.
The building will be turned into StarTek's latest "customer service call center," one of nineteen in North America.
They expect to hire more than 540 people within the next year.
City leaders hope the business will help create more opportunities in the Plaza, which has seen several of its major stores close their doors.
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[Dan-River]


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The doors are still open at Dan River Fabrics in Danville, and the company says today's filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection should help keep them open.
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The textile company is Danville's largest employer.
A spokeswoman says the plant will not shut down, and all 3-thousand employees there will still have jobs, get paid and receive their benefits.
While employees of the plant are taking a wait and see approach, some are still worried.
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((CALVIN FITZGERALD, DAN RIVER EMPLOYEE: IT'S A MAJOR IMPORTANT FACTOR TO THE CITY OF DANVILLE, AS MANY EMPLOYEES THAT THE COMPANY EMPLOYEES, ESPECIALLY WITH THE CRUNCH RIGHT NOW, DANVILLE WILL REALLY BE HURTING.))
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[OUT Q= .. REALLY BE HURTING.]
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A spokeswoman for Dan River says the Chapter 11 status will help the company reorganize its debts, and in the long run, it will help the business.
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[Foamhenge]


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One of England's most famous landmarks is now in our own backyard.
It is sort of an April Fool's joke but what it could bring to the area in terms of tourism dollars is no laughing matter.
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Justin McLeod is here now to tell us all about it. So Justin where do we have to go to see it?
Jean, all you have to do is head to Natural Bridge.
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There you'll see a project by an artist who is definitely different.
He's already brought a flying saucer to Lexington and dinosaurs to Glasgow.
His latest work is called Foamhenge.
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(( ((NAT SOUND OF UNVEILING))
You are looking at the unveiling of Rockbridge County's newest attraction.
It's a full size scale replica of Stonehenge.
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((KARYN KOPP/NATURAL BRIDGE RESIDENT: TOTALLY AMAZED.))
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An amazement made possible thanks to sculptor Mark Cline.
Every April Fool's Day he likes to create something to make people laugh.
The idea for his latest project came totally by accident.
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((MARK CLINE/SCULPTOR: THERE'S A PLACE WHERE I BUY MY SCULPTING MATERIALS CALLED INSULATING BUILDING SYSTEMS. I WALKED IN THERE FIFTEEN YEARS AGO AND SAW THESE HUGE BIG BLOCKS OF FOAM AND IMMEDIATELY I THOUGHT FOAMHENGE.))
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Foamhenge is now a reality on a hill off Route 11 near the Natural Bridge Zoo.
What makes it unique is that it's entirely made out of foam.
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((MARK CLINE/SCULPTOR: I COULD SAY THAT SCULPTING BLOCKS OF FOAM WAS A LITTLE BIT EASIER THAN CHISELING STONE.))
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As a result, the project took only seven people and less than a week to complete.
The original took more than 15-hundred years.
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((TINA DUFF/ROCKBRIDGE CO. RESIDENT: IT'S IMPRESSIVE. I DIDN'T THINK IT WOULD LOOK SO MUCH LIKE ROCK BUT IT REALLY DOES. IT LOOKS A LOT LIKE ACTUAL STONE.))
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Each stone is made to look exactly like the ones in England.
They stand 13 1/2 feet tall and 4 feet wide.
Cline chose foam because it is easy to sculpt and should weather the elements just fine.
He hopes Foamhenge will attract visitors from all over the country.
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((MARK CLINE/SCULPTOR: IT'S NO SECRET THAT VIRGINIA TOURISM HAS BEEN SUFFERING ESPECIALLY SINCE SEPTEMBER 11TH AND I WOULD LIKE TO BRING TOURISM BACK TO LEVELS BEFORE SEPTEMBER 11TH AND EVEN ABOVE.))
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Foamhenge is free and open to the public but Cline hopes tourists will then visit and spend money at the other attractions in the area.
Foamhenge will be in Natural Bridge until the end of the year, possibly longer.
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Jean, I asked Mark Cline what he plans to do next April Fool's Day. He says it may involve a seven foot hairy man who lives in the woods.
[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

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[Roanoke-Stabbing]


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Roanoke police say a late-afternoon argument today led to a stabbing. The victim is hospitalized, and the his alleged attacked is under arrest. Police have charged Darryl Beale with the stabbing in the 43-hundred block of Old Spanish Trail. 23 year old Ronnie Tannell Junior is under treatment at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.



[Rogers-Search]


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A search for evidence in a murder case took Roanoke City Police underwater today. A dive team searched a small community lake a few hundred yards from the home where 77 year old Teresa Rogers was found dead in early January. A police spokesperson confirmed the search was related to the murder, but would not say what the divers were looking for. Police have said- -by way of court records- -that the victim's son, Christopher, has made "inconsistent statements."
The two lived on the same seven-acre farm in separate homes. NO charges have been filed.
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[RC-President]


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Roanoke College has selected its next leader, completing a process that took half a year.
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[Take O'Hara Pic FS] The board of trustees voted unanimously to name Dr. Sabine (sa-BEAN-a) O'Hara president of the school.
She comes to Roanoke from Concordia College in Minnesota, where she served as Dean.
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[New-bishop]


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The Richmond Catholic diocese introduced its new leader today. The Reverend Francis DiLorenzo will become the 12th Bishop in diocese history.
DiLorenzo is 61, and right now is the head of the Honolulu diocese in Hawaii.
He succeeds Bishop Walter Sullivan who retired last year after leading the diocese for 29 years.
The new bishop will be installed on May 24th.
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Mr. Jackson goes to Washington. Still ahead, the King of Pop gets a mixed reception at the capitol.
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And when a missing college student is found, police begin searching for the person who kidnapped her, and held her for days.
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[Sports-Preview]


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(( Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports Office as Bonnie comes home and talks about why it's so hard to say goodbye. A high school slams dunks the boys tonight. Doherty is apparently the man at JMU. Junior open mouth, inserts foot and loses points. Plus, Steve Mason on the state of the Express on the bIg 7.))

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[MINI-OPEN]
A missing college student is found alive today- four days after she vanished.
Tonight Audrey Seiler is home from the hospital and police are on a manhut for the man they believe kidnapped her.


As Jennifer Donelan reports Seiler was found in a marsh not far from the University of Wisconsin campus.
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(( UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN STUDENT AUDREY SEILER IS ALIVE AND WELL...FOLLOWING A 4 DAY ORDEAL THAT ENDED WHEN POLICE FOUND HER IN THIS MARSH LESS THAN 2 MILES FROM HER APARTMENT.

SOT: KEITH SEILER/AUDREY'S FATHER

"AUDREY IS DOING WELL, SHE'S HAPPY TO BE BACK."

(DONELAN BRIDGE)

THE DOCTOR WHO TREATED THE 20 YEAR OLD SAYS SHE'S SUFFERING FROM MUSCLE ACHES FROM BEING CONFINED, POLICE STILL KEEPONG MANY DETAILS TO THEMSELVES HAVE SAID THAT AUDREY DID NOT KNOW HER KIDNAPPER.

SOT: OFFICER SHANNON BLACKMORE/MADISON POLICE DEPT.

"WE ARE GATHERING INFO FROM AUDREY. A GUN WAS IMPLIED BUT NOT SEEN.
SEILER WAS LAST SEEN EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. A SURVEILLANCE CAMERA CAPTURED HER AS SHE LEFT HER OFF CAMPUS APARTMENT. A MASSIVE SEARCH FOLLOWED...ONE THAT ENDED WHEN AN OFFICE WORKER LOOKED OUT HER WINDOW AND SPOTTED A WOMAN IN THE MARSH WHO QUOTE...LOOKED LIKE SHE NEEDED HELP.

SOT: STEPHANIE SEILER/AUDREY'S MOTHER

"WE JUST CAN'T TELL YOU HOW GOOD THIS MAKES US FEEL.
AND WHILE SEILER'S FAMILY IS THRILLED TO HAVE HER BACK...POLICE WON'T BE SATISFIED UNTIL THEY END THEIR INVESTIGATION. THEY WANT TO FIND THEIR SUSPECT...AND TO DETERMINE IF THERE IS A LINK TO A MYSTERIOUS ATTACK ALMOST TWO MONTHS AGO WHEN SEILLER WAS KNOCKED UNCONSCIOUS AS SHE WALKED INTO HER APARTMENT. HER ATTACKER...WHO SHE NEVER SAW...GOT AWAY. POLICE HOPE THAT IS NOT THE CASE THIS TIME.
JENNIFER DONELAN, CBS NEWS, MADISON, WI))


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Michael Jackson made a visit to Capitol Hill today, trying to raise support for the fight against AIDS in Africa.

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Jackson met with several congress members to discuss combatting the Aids epidemic in Africa and his work was commended by an African diplomatic association. While the King of Pop created quite a buzz with the press, his appearance wasn't a hit with everyone. Jackson wanted to meet with all 38-members of the Congressional Black Caucus. All but 12 turned him down. His D-C visit comes two days before a pre-trial hearing is scheduled in his alleged molestation case.
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[Triplets]


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Having identical twins is rare as it is, but how about identical TRIPLETS.
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That was the case for Michael and April Moore, who became the parents of three identical bundles of joy yesterday morning at Roanoke Community Hospital. Babies Anderson, Bay and Campbell weighed-in at a a little more than three pounds each, without the help of fertility drugs. The Moore's already have a 2-year-old, and they say the odds of have any more children are very, very slim.
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[Lottery-Winner]


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[**WIPE**WIPE**]
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[SUPER=04-February 20]

And speaking of slim odds, someone is picking up a really big check tomorrow in Richmond. He or she is the sole winner of February's 239-million-dollar MegaMillions jackpot. The ticket was sold in Winchester. Lottery officials today said someone claimed the jackpot. The ticket was validated today- tomorrow the mysterious millionaire picks up the millions.
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Want to guess which way gas prices might ahead? Still ahead, OPEC pledges more oil cutbacks.
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And how to use your computer. A man sets up web cams at home and uses them to catch a burglar.
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[Iraq]


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Three attacks in Iraq's Sunni triangle killed nine Americans and wounded twelve.
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In Fallujah, four American civilian contractors were ambushed in their cars and killed with guns and rocket-propelled grenades. Iraqi rebels then dragged their burned and dismembered bodies through the streets chanting "Fallujah is the graveyard for Americans".
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((BRIG. GEN. MARK KIMMITT/U.S. ARMY THIS IS NOT GOING TO STOP US FROM DOING THIS MISSION. IN FACT IT WOULD BE DISGRACING THE DEATHS OF THESE PEOPLE IF WE WERE TO STOP OUR MISSIONS.))
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In other incidents, five U-S army soldiers were killed when their vehicle ran over a bomb. Twelve people were injured when a car bomb exploded in the city of Baquba (Bah-KOO-ba.)
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[OPEC]


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News you may not want to hear.. Gas prices are most likely going up even more.
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OPEC today announced it will cut oil production by four percent- that will likely cause higher gas prices.
The White House says President Bush is talking with OPEC and non OPEC producers- and keeping an eye on gas prices here at home.
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((THE PRESDIENT REMAINS IS FIRMLY OPPOSED TO INCREASES IN GAS TAXES AND HE WILL FIGHT ANY ATTEMPT TO INCREASE GAS TAXES.))
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McClellan says today's announcment underscores the need for Congress to pass President Bush's national energy policy to reduce our dependence on foreign oil.
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[Radio-Flyer]


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The little red wagon -The radio flyer known to millions of Americans- will now be made overseas.
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((MUSIC. WOW A RADIO FLYER!!))
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The American tradition will now NOT be made in America.
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The family owned company announced this week it is moving its production operations overseas-
For more than 80 years the wagons rolled out of a factory on Chicago's west side.
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((RICHARD DALEY/CHICAGO MAYOR: SURE YOU'RE DISAPPOINTED. I WISH THEY COULD MANUFACATURE HERE. I'D LIKE TO KNOW WHAT THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HERE AND CHINA.))
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The difference is far cheaper production costs.
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((JIM SILVER/TOY WISHES MAGAZINE: THEY FELT THEY HAD TO DO IT. THEY HAD NO CHOICE AND IN ORDER TO BE COMPETITIVE IT WAS A: TAKE IT OVERSEAS OR B: TAKE THE CHANCE THEY WON'T BE COMPETITIVE AND LOSE THEIR BUSINESS ALTOGETHER.))
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Company officials concede moving overseas is the ONLY way to keep prices down and stay competitive.
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Bonnie Henrickson returns to Tech and talks with News 7 sports. The JMU job is close being signed, sealed and delivered. Plus, the Express is close to finalizing its immediate and futre plans. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tokyo, Japan/YES; :00]


The Yankees and Devil Rays played their second and final game in Japan this morning. National hero Hideki Matsui did not let his fellow countrymen and women down as he stroked this two run homer into the seats in right to help the Yankees mow down the Rays 12-to-1. Matsui went 2 for 5 with the homer and a double.
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[S-Bonnie]


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Bonnie Henrickson was back on campus today in Blacksburg. Packing for to move halfway across the country is a job. So, too is facing folks you know you won't see for a long while. One of the most popular coaches in recent Tech history paused long enough this afternoon to talk with News 7 Sports' Travis Wells about her sudden desire to load up the U-haul.
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[talent=mike]
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Many fans are hoping that one of the coaches on Weaver's list is current Western Carolina head coach Beth Dunkenberger. She was an assistant at Tech for 8 seasons and was part of the staff that led the Tech women to their first two NCAA appearances. She got her masters degree from Tech, and she has an amazing number of local ties. Her brother is here in Roanoke and her parents still live in Shawsville. Dunkenberger, by the way, was valedictorian at Shawsville High School her senior year.


[S-Dunk]


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[GO TO ENG#!]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Oklahoma City, OK/ESPN; :00]

One player Beth, Bonnie or any coach would love to have is Candace Parker. She beat the boys at the McDonald's all-star game festivities in the slam dunk competition. Parker is from Naperville, Illinois, she's six-three, and she's headed to the University of Tennessee.
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[S-JMU]


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JMU had hoped to get its new men's hoop coach in place before the Final Four. It appears the school may hire him before Friday and then hold a newsconference to introduce him early next week.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-2002-03 Season; :00]

Several sources on campus in tell News 7 sports that Matt Doherty, for former North Carolina and Notre Dame boss, is the man. He was on campus this morning and he has been offered a contract. He now has to decide if he wants it.
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[S-Express]


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The Express closes out the regular season this weekend. Interestingly enough, both the team's postseason fate and it's future will be determined inside the walls of the Roanoke Civic Center. And that's where we find Steve Mason tonight.
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((The Express controls its own destiny. Wins Friday and Saturday and the team makes the playoffs. Despite working around the clock, Express General manager Chris Pollock does not have his teams luxury when it comes keeping the team in Roanoke. ((CHRIS POLLOCK/EXPRESS GENERAL MANAGER:)) ((MINA BOYD/ROANOKE CIVIC CENTER HEAD OF FACILITIES:))
Boyd is referring to the permission the NBA, which has exlcusive Roanoke Civic Center advertising rights, must give to allow the Express to use vacated ad space. There is also the question of new ownership. Two potential ownership groups, who remain nameless are interested in buying the Express. ((POLLOCK:))
Boyd confirmed Wednesday that the president of the United Hockey League, who has a team at the Richmond Coliseum, spoke to her about putting a team in the Roanoke Civic Center recently.)) ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:THE DEADLINE FOR TEAMS TO LET THE ECHL KNOW WHETHER OR NOT THEY WILL RETURN TO THEIR RESPECTIVE CITY, MOVE TO ANOTHER CITY, OR GO DORMANT WAS ORGINALLY SET FOR APRIL FIRST, BUT THE LEAGUE HAS MOVED THAT DEADLINE TO NEXT MONDAY, GIVING THE EXPRESS AND THE RONAOKE CITY A FEW MORE DAYS TO GET THE DEAL DONE. STEVE MASON NEWS 7 SPORTS.))

[S-Junior]


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Dale Earnhardt is considered one of those guys who tells it like it is. This time his honesty cost him points and plenty of cash.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bristol, TN/Sunday-Fox; :00]

Sunday, Dale Junior brought out the caution flag at Bristol with this spin. The problem isn't that he spun out, nor that he did it on purpose. The problem is that he told the whole world he did on purpose over his team's two-way radio. NASCAR fied him $10 thousand bucks today, and more importantly docked him 25 points.
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(TOSS)


[Stewart]


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Martha Stewart's lawyers are asking for a new trial.... saying a juror lied about his own criminal record.
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[VO-NAT]
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Stewart's lawyers filed papers today- accusing juror Chappell Hartridge of violating his oath, lying during jury selection and depriving Stewart of her right to a fair trial.
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[Intruder-Cam]


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A family's web cam catches a burglar in the act while the family was across the country on vacation.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Mill Creek, WA]


David Sundquist admits he's a computer nerd and that's why he set up tiny internet cameras in the house.
But when he checked the camera from across the country and spotted a cord on the floor- he figured someone was inside... so he ordered his home computer to blast music.
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((SO I JUST STARTED IT UP AND TURNED IT UP REALLY LOUD AND STARTED PLAYING MUSIC.))
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[OUT Q=STARTED PLAYING MUSIC.]
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[VO-NAT]


And out came the intruder trying to turn the music down.
That's when the Sundquist family froze his picture and called police who found the man hiding out in the shower.
Turns out he had broken in through an upstairs window, downloaded porn and was sleeping over.
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