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Coming up on News 7-
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A fire is burning tonight and it's likely to go on through the night.
The parking crunch and what's being done about it at Tech.
And a cool way to watch a movie.. bring your hats for this drive in.
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Plus nothing cold about today.... will the warm temperatures continue?
News 7 at Eleven is next.

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[IN Q=We're still in]

((ANDY AIKEN/MONELISON VFD CHIEF: WE'RE STILL IN THE PROCESS RIGHT NOW OF PULLING THEM OUT OF THE BUILDING, WE'LL PROBABLY BE HERE ALL NIGHT, PROBABLY INTO TOMORROW SOMETIME STILL HOSING STUFF DOWN AND PULLING THEM OUT.))
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[OUT Q=pulling them out.]
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It's going to be a long night for fire crews battling a stubborn blaze at an Amherst County salvage yard.
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[Amherst-Fire]


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The blaze at the Bryant Salvage Company in Madison Heights was first reported around seven tonight-
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Tightly-packed bales of paper and cardboard inside the main storage building caught fire and were burning out of control.
Crews spent more than an hour attacking the flames from the ground and the air before getting the fire contained.


Individual bales had to be moved out by forklift while firefighters attacked the blaze.
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[SOT 21:07:11]
[IN Q=The hardest part]

((ANDY AIKEN/MONELISON VFD CHIEF: THE HARDEST PART IS THESE BALES, THEY'RE PACKED IN SO TIGHT, THAT AFTER WE KNOCKED DOWN THE INITIAL FIRE, WE HAVE TO BRING EACH ONE OUT, BREAK IT OPEN AND HOSE IT DOWN AND KEEP DOING THAT REPEATEDLY.))
[SUPER=01-Andy Aiken/Monelison VFD Chief]
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[OUT Q=doing that repeatedly.]
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[VO-NAT]


Authorities believe the fire started near the compactor area inside, but aren't sure how.
Amherst County firefighters got help from the Lynchburg Fire Department which provided three trucks as well as manpower.
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[Tech-Parking]


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If you've ever visited the Virginia Tech campus especially on game day, you know it's hard to find the perfect parking spot.
So what is the university doing about it? [***TECH PARKING IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM]


Justin McLeod is here now with an answer. So Justin how much of problem is it?
Jean, it all depends on who you ask.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@Justin1]


The students say it's bad, the administration however says it's not as bad as you may think.
Even so, the university admits if nothing is done the parking problem will get worse before it gets better.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kristal Gray/Virginia Tech Freshmen; :26]
[SUPER=01-Brian Gray/Virginia Tech Freshmen; :51]
[SUPER=01-Steven Mouras/Virginia Tech's Transportation Director; 1:13]
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((((NAT SOUND OF PLAYING TENNIS))
On nice day likes this, no one minds being outside.
But it's a different ballgame when it's the dead of winter and you have to walk a long distance.
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[IN Q=A lot of times]

((TIARA SAUFLEY/VIRGINIA TECH JUNIOR: A LOT OF TIMES I WON'T GO IF I HAVE TO WALK THAT FAR.)) [Runs03]
[OUT Q=WALK THAT FAR]


That's because she often has trouble finding a convenient parking space.
That may be hard to believe since Virginia Tech has 69 parking lots and over 13-thousand parking spaces.
But with more than 20-thousand parking permits issued students say the problem is real.
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[IN Q=We drove around this]

((KRISTAL GRAY/VIRGINIA TECH FRESHMEN: WE DROVE AROUND THIS ENTIRE LOT FROM THE BEGINNING TO THE END AND WE ENDED UP PARKING IN THE CAGE WHICH IS ABOUT A 20 MINUTE WALK FROM HERE.)) [Runs06]
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((QUICK NAT SOUND OF PARKING))
Virginia Tech says on most days there is actually enough parking, it's the convenience factor that's the problem.
The university also expects more students and more construction in the next five to ten years and therefore is looking into whether several parking garages are the answer.
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[IN Q=I like that idea]

((BRIAN GRAY/VIRGINIA TECH FRESHMEN: I LIKE THAT IDEA ESPECIALLY IF IT WAS CLOSER ON CAMPUS SO I DIDN'T HAVE TO WALK AS FAR.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=WALK AS FAR]


Virginia Tech is looking at several other options including adding more buses and bus stops.
It recently started a program where students get a discounted parking rate if they carpool.
But you can expect a rate hike if the school builds a parking garage.
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[IN Q=The way parking]

((STEVEN MOURAS/VIRGINIA TECH'S TRANSPORTATION DIRECTOR: THE WAY PARKING IS FUNDED, IT'S AN AUXILIARY SO WE RECEIVE NO TAX DOLLARS WE HAVE TO GENERATE OUR OWN REVENUE TO PAY FOR OWN EXPENSES.)) [Runs10]
[OUT Q=our own expenses]))
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[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]


Mouras (Morris) also points out parking garages often create traffic jams.
A study is currently underway to address these issues and it should be completed by the summer.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


Jean, if the university decides to build parking garages it could be another five years before they're actually completed.

[Iraq]


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More U-S forces may be sent to Iraq to combat violence there-
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says if commanders request more troops he will approve it.
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[SUPER=03-Fallujah, Iraq]


And troops already on the ground may have to stay longer than planned.
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((DONALD RUMSFELD/THE UNITED STATES WILL STAY THE COURSE. WE WILL STAY UNTIL THE TASK IS COMPLETE.))
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Meanwhile the violence is escalating.
U-S military officials now say 35 Americans, two coaliton soldiers and more than 230 Iraqis have died in fighting since Sunday.
In Southern Iraq coalition troops are fending off resistance by insurgents led by radical Shiite clerics.
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[SOT]

((WE DID NOT CHARGE HUNDREDS OF MILES INTO THE HEART OF IRAQ AND PAY THE BITTER COST OF CASUALTIES TO LIBERATE 25 MILLION PEOPLE ONLY TO RETREAT TO A BAND OF THUGS AND ASSASSINS.))
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But achieving that goal may mean up to 24 thousand American troops will have to stay in Iraq beyond their one year tour of duty.
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[National-Guard]


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Some Southwest Virginia soldiers may be out of Iraq and away from war, but they're now facing a new battle.... Getting home for Easter.
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[VO-NAT]


First Sergeant Steven Burnette, from Galax is among several soldiers of the 9-46th Transportation company that finally arrived in the U-S yesterday.
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He is now in Fort Dix, New Jersey awaiting de-mobilization.
The soldiers were in Iraq for more than a year and much longer than anticipated.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=HOLD]


Congressmen Rick Boucher had to help get them home. Now he's fighting for their four days off at Easter.
Boucher's office says the soldiers were promised the days off and many family members are currently in route to New Jersey, but this afternoon the leave was cancelled.

[XGR-budget]


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Republicans in the House say the end is near.
A vote is scheduled for next week on a compromise measure they say could break the budget impasse.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Some Republicans say they have enough votes to pass a bill that raises almost a billion dollars in taxes.
The bill would boost the state sales tax by half a penny and add thirty cents to the price cigarettes.
The Senate has agreed to drop its push for an income tax hike if the House passes the plan.
But many Republicans say the Senate needs to do more.
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[IN Q=THE SENATE IS SEEING THE MOVEMENT]

((DEL. PRESTON BRYANT/R-LYNCHBURG: THE SENATE IS SEEING THE MOVEMENT BY THE HOUSE IN A POSITIVE LIGHT THE GOVERNOR IS SEEING THE MOVEMENT BY THE HOUSE IN A POSITIVE LIGHT NOW THE HOUSE AND THE GOVERNOR NEED TO SEE THE SENATE MOVING.))
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The House is scheduled to vote on the compromise measure on Monday.
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[Used-Cars]


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If you're in the market for a used car you might want to solicit a little legal help, at least on paper...
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The Legal Aid Society of the Roanoke Valley is offering pamphlets to walk consumers through the process of buying a previously-owned vehicle.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Experts say buyers should find out about the kind of car they want to buy and always have an independent mechanic check the vehicle before paying any money. At least one attorney says deceptive practices in the used car market are "unfortunately common".
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[IN Q=I'm sure the dealers would say...]

((HENRY WOODWARD/LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF ROANOKE VALLEY: I'M SURE THE DEALERS WOULD SAY THAT ITS JUST HARD TO KNOW ABOUT ALL THE CARS THEY'RE SELLING AND OFTEN SELL THEM "AS IS". AND THAT TELLS YOU SOMETHING, THAT THE CAR SIMPLY CAN'T BE TRUSTED.))
[SUPER=01-Henry Woodward/Legal Aid Society of Roanoke Valley;]
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[OUT Q=car simply can't be trusted.]
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[VO-NAT :06]

The pamphlets can be found in libraries, social service agencies or at the offices of Legal Aid.
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[Training]


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A former Roanoke department store is now the site for emergency personnel training.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Roanoke Fire and E-M-S began search and rescue training this week at the old Heironimus Warehouse. The 40-thousand square foot building is currently up for sale, but the owners decided to let the department use it for training in the meantime. The month-long training focuses on what officials call the three main principles of a successful interior rescue operation -- leadership, teamwork and discipline.
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[Fire-Station]


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In Lynchburg, the future of an old fire station is in the hands of a new owner.
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Station Number Four closed in 1991 and it's been a private residence for the past ten years.
It recently was featured on H-G-T-V's "Building Character" show.
The firehouse.. which still has the pole in the master bedroom.. was auctioned off today.
Graphic designer Nancy Marion bought it for 86-thousand dollars.
Marion's not sure what her plans are for the building.
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Which comes first-- the rights of a woman or the rights of an unbron child.
The latest legal battle over this controversial question when News 7 returns.
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Plus serching for answers to last night's deadly train derailment.
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[Sports-Preview]


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(( Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports Office as Dean Keener takes over JMU. John Phillips says he taking his skills to UVa. Ryan Newman has no use for the Martinsville Speedway. Plus, there no more policy in Cleveland, and Tiger tunes up for the Masters with a par three ace tonight on the Big 7.))
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The Utah mother who refused to have a caesarian section that might have saved the life of an unborn child pleaded guilty today to child endangerment.
As Jennifer Miller reports, the case has sparked debate over a women's right versus the rights of an unborn child.


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[SUPER=03-Salt Lake City, UT; :00]
[SUPER=01-Andrea Moore Emmett/Nat. Organization for Women, UT Chapter; :48]
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Crews are still inspecting the tracks and switches that lead to the site of yesterday's train accident in Mississippi.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Yazoo City, MS;]


One woman was killed and 58 people were injured when the Amtrak train traveling from New Orleans to Chicago derailed in a swampy area.
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[IN Q=Nine cars were derailed;]

((MARK ROSENKER /NTSB VICE CHAIRMAN; NINE CARS WERE DERAILED, THREE TOTALLY CAME OFF THE TRESTLE, AND THREE OTHERS WERE UP OFF THE TRACKS, TIPPED OVER SLIGHTLY.))
[SUPER=01-Mark Rosenker/NTSB Vice Chairman;]
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[OUT Q=off the tracks, tipped over slightly;]
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[VO-NAT]

The National Transportation Safety Board is collecting blood and urine samples from the engineer and crew members. A spokesman says it will take several weeks to get the results, and over a year to complete a full investigation. Four freight trains have crashed along the same five-mile stretch of track since 1994.
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[Vick-Case]


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Will the media be allowed in the trial of Marcus Vick and two other Virginia Tech Football Players? A Montgomery County Judge must decide.
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Vick, wide receiver Brenden Hill and running back Mike Imoh are charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
All three are accused of giving teenage girls alcohol and taking pictures of them as they stripped.
Marcus Vick is also accused of having sex with a 15 year old girl.
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg; ]


Defense Attorneys and the Commonwealth's Attorney do not want the media at the trial because they do not want the identity of the victims revealed.
Lawyers for the media argued the case is of national and local interest and involves grown men.
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The judge will rule in the next few days.
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Robin says some rain's on the way.
How much to expect when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus meet a hero dog and the little boy he saved from a rattlesnake.
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[Commercial]

[Dog-Attack]


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Bedford County authorities say they've caught one of the dogs suspected in a horse attack earlier this week.
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[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;]

Tater, a four year old miniature horse was attacked by what appeared to be two pitbulls Sunday evening, while roaming in his owner's pasture. Animal control officers say they picked up one of the dogs last night at the Hardy Road Mobile Home park, after getting a call that it was attacking another dog. However, Tater's owner, Carol Simmons was not able to identify the pitbull as one of the dogs that attacked him. Officers say the pitbull will be put down, and that the case will remain open until they find the other dog.
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[Dog-Hero]


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Another dog is fighting for his life after getting bit by a rattlesnake while protecting his owner.
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[SUPER=03-Roseville, CA;]


Jet is in doggie intensive care fighting to stay alive-
The 6-year old lab mix stepped in front of a rattlesnake poised to bite his ten year old owner.
The snake bit Jet twice- while the dog's owner Kevin got away. The family was hiking when the snake lunged from the grass.
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((KEVIN: I FEEL HE'S AN AWESOME DOG. HE'S A HERO TO ME.))
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[OUT Q=a hero to me.]
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The family adopted Jet from the S-P-C-A six years ago- After several blood transfusions Jet is doing better.
Though he has extensive tissue damage, Jet still stands to wag his tail anytime someone comes near his cage.
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[S-Extra]


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We'll talk with JMU's new coach Dean Keener. Plus, Masters fun, Martinsville testing, the Avs arrive and a Charger become a Cavalier.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Berea, OH; :00]

Carmen Policy, the president and CEO of the Cleveland Browns is quitting his job effective May 1st. Policy came to the Browns from the 49ers and during his five seasons at the helm - the Browns have won just 26 games and lost 53.
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[S-Keener]


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JMU's new bench boss - Dean Keener - has 16 years of experience as an assistant coach. Now he has his shot to run the show. Travis Wells has more on the former Virginia Tech assistant who was introduced today in Harrisonburg.
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[SUPER=03-New York, NY/March 1995; :00]
[SUPER=03-Harrisonburg; :13]
[SUPER=01-Dean Keener/New JMU Head Coach; :25]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Bourne/JMU Athletic Director; :35]
[SUPER=@travis1; 1:21]
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[OUT Q=News 7 Sports."]
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[S-Masters]


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The Masters tees off tomorrow at Augusta National. Today, the players took part in the always entertaining par 3 tournament.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Augusta, GA; :00]

Tiger will be playing in his 10th Masters and he would like to see some of this action. On the 9th hole Tiger backs up his ball and gets the hole and one playing alongside Arnold Palmer today. Not to be outdone - Mike Weir - the lefty - playing with Jack Nicklaus would drop one on the green on the second hole and roll it right in the hole for yet another hole in one. Late night highlights tomorrow and Friday and the final two rounds on the weekend are right here on WDBJ-7.
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[S-Phillips]


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One of Friday Football Extra's former players of the week and one of the top juniors in the entire state made a verbal commitment to the University of Virginia today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Friday Football Extra; :00]

Bath County standout John Phillips gave UVa coach Al Groh the word this afternoon that he plans to play for the Cavaliers. Phillips has been recruited by the Hokies, Florida State, Colorado, Kansas and 10 other division one colleges. The six-six 230 pounder injured his knee last season, but is on schedule to make a full recovery. He is projected to be a tight end in college. His older brother Jacob will be a freshman this coming season at William & Mary.
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[S-Ville]


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Testing continued today at the Martinsville Speedway where driver Ryan Newman forgot the rule that says "if don't have anything good to say - keep your mouth shut."
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]

One of the few tracks still on the circuit that really requires razor sharp driver skills and a solid car - is definitely not at the top of Mr. Newman's list of favorite place to visit.
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[SUPER=01-Ryan Newman/Alltel Dodge Driver; :02]
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[OUT Q=....SIDE BY SIDE RACING]
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[VO-NAT con't]

Jimmy Spencer also was at the track today. He has raced at Martinsville in everything from a modified to a Cup car. And he says when you arrive at this place you need to stop whining and stop braking.
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[IN Q=WHEN WE COME...]
[SUPER=01-Jimmy Spencer/Kodak Dodge Driver; :]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=...YOU HAVE ON.]
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=ADVANCE AUTOPARTS 500]

Tickets are still available for the Advance Auto Parts 500 on Sunday, April 18th.

[S-AVS]


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[GRAPHIC=AVS 10TH ANNIV]
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The Salem Avalanche roster is all set for Friday night's opening day.
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[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


The team joined the media for lunch at Mac and Bob's this afternoon and then talked about getting through spring training and finally getting the team together.
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[SUPER=01-Russ Nixon/Avalanche Manager; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jason Hirsh/Avalanche Pitcher; :]
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[OUT Q=..have a good time"]
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The Avs open Friday night at Salem Memorial against Potomac.
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[Snow-DriveIn]


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Drive in theaters are getting harder to find in our area, but in Norway one theater is the coolest thing around.
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[SUPER=03-Kautokeino, Norway;]

The world's first drive-in cinema for snow mobilers opened there recently. The outdoor theater is the new home to a Finnish film festival. The first movie shown at the theater was a Norwiegan short film. More than 14 snowmobiles and 100 people gathered for the drive-in's opening. (------------)