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Coming up on News 7-
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A shooting in Roanoke.. a man is found in the middle of the street.
Is the drinking water safe? That's what some want to know tonight.
A boy is hospitalized.. of starvation- His mom ran from the cameras today.
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[Talent=Jean]


And Express highlights from Florida.
News 7 at Eleven is next.

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[VO-NAT]


Police investigate a shooting tonight in Northeast Roanoke.
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[Roanoke-Shooting]


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Police aren't saying much- but investigators do say they're looking for a suspect.
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[VO-NAT]
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The shooting happened in the 500 block of Rutherford Avenue just after seven tonight.
Police arrived to find the victim lying in the middle of the street with a gunshot wound to the face.
Claude B Harper was then taken to an area hospital with what are described as non-life threatening injuries.
No arrests have been made and police have not said what led to the shooting.
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[Bedford-Well]


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The City of Bedford's had a change of heart.
First it said "no" but now the city will begin testing more wells near the old landfill which is leaking. [***WATER WORRIES***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


But as Justin McLeod discovered nearby residents are still not satisfied. Justin, why is that?
Jean, they say there are still too many questions than answers.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@justin1]


They fear the water may make them sick but the city believes the water is safe to drink.
But many residents say that reassurance does little to alleviate their water worries.
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((((NAT SOUND OF FAUCET))
What's in the water?
It's exactly what residents who live along Draper and Bell Town Roads in Bedford County want to know.
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[IN Q=I'm having a lot ]

((ANGIE LACY/BEDFORD CO. RESIDENT: I'M HAVING A LOT OF HEALTH PROBLEMS, HAVE HAD FAMILY MEMBERS WHO PASSED AWAY, IT RAISES A LOT OF QUESTIONS.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=A LOT OF QUESTIONS]


Questions that residents began asking last month when the city of Bedford revealed the old city landfill was leaking.
Tests conducted on several nearby wells showed some contamination.
The city then installed a filtration system to fix the problem and officials hoped that would the ease fears in the neighborhood.
[SOT 5:19]
[IN Q=No not yet]

((ANGIE LACY/BEDFORD CO. RESIDENT: NO NOT YET, LONG WAY FROM BEING COMPLETELY SATISFIED.)) [Runs04]
[OUT=completely satisfied]


That's why residents fought for additional tests.
At first the city said no but now it has agreed to test 38 residential wells next week.
But residents want follow-up tests conducted and they want the city to foot the bill for any repairs that may be needed.
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[IN Q=We definetely mean]

((ELLEN OVERSTREET/BEDFORD CO. RESIDENT: WE DEFINITELY MEAN BUSINESS. WE'RE GOING TO GET TO THE BOTTOM OF IT AND TRY TO GET SOMETHING DONE, WHATEVER IT TAKES.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=whatever it takes]))
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Whatever it takes may mean hiring a lawyer.
Some residents are seriously considering it because they feel their property is now worthless.
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Jean, since the city installed filters it has conducted tests on those original contaminated wells. Those results are expected in the next few days.

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A controversial sewer project in Blacksburg is now in a judge's hands.
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Two residents are suing the town to stop a proposed 12-mile sewer line to Toms Creek. They say Blacksburg violated the Town's Charter when it approved a 7.6-million dollar bond for the sewer project. The town wants the case dismissed, saying the lawsuit could hurt their bond chances.
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[IN Q=If all of a]

((WILLIAM BROADDUS: IF ALL OF A SUDDEN SOMETHING COMES UP AND YOU CAN'T CLOSE AND RATES HAVE CHANGED. THEN THE BANKS WILL SAY THEN I'M NOT GOING TO LEND MONEY AT THAT RATE. THAT'S THE PROBLEM THAT WE FACE DAVID BAILEY:WHAT THE CITIZENS WANT TO AVOID OF COURSE IS TO HAVE CONTRACTS FOR WORK TO BE EXTENDED AND GRANTEDE, USING
UP THE BOND MONEY, PUTTING BULLDOZERS ON THE GROUND, CONDEMNING PROPERTY AND THAT WHOLE PROCESS UNTIL SUCH TIME AS THE COURT CAN RULE ON THE ISSUES. ))
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[OUT Q=on the issues.]
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[SUPER=03-Pulaski;]

The judge will decide on Tuesday whether to throw the case out or grant the plaintiffs a temporary injunction meaning the town could not award a construction bid until the lawsuit goes to court.
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[911-Report]


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New information tonight about what the President may have been told in the months before 9-11.
The Associated Press tonight has learned about specific information in a classified memo.
The memo apparently indicates that al Qaida was trying to send operatives into the U-S for an explosives attack.
Elizabeth Sanchez has the latest.
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((THE WHITE HOUSE SAYS IT MAY TAKE DAYS TO DECLASSIFY THE CONTROVERSIAL MEMO ENTITLED "BIN LADEN DETERMINED TO STRIKE INSIDE THE UNITED STATES", BUT TANTALIZING DETAILS ARE ALREADY BEING REPORTED. SOURCES TELL THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ... THE AUGUST 6TH 2001 PRESIDENTIAL DAILY BRIEFING -- OR PDB -- INCLUDED INFORMATION FROM THREE MONTHS EARLIER THAT AL-QAIDA WAS TRYING TO SEND OPERATIVES INTO THE UNITED STATES TO CARRY OUT AN EXPLOSIVES ATTACK. ACCORDING TO AP SOURCES, THERE WERE VARIOUS REPORTS THAT OSAMA BIN LADEN HAD WANTED TO STRIKE INSIDE THE U.S. AS EARLY AS 1997, AND AS LATE AS THE SPRING OF 2001. THE CLASSIFIED MEMO -- DESCRIBED BY MANY AS A HISTORICAL DOCUMENT -- WAS A MAJOR POINT OF CONTENTION DURING THURSDAY'S 9/11 COMMISSION HEARING WITH NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR, CONDOLEEZZA RICE. COMMISSIONERS CITED IT AS AN EXAMPLE OF THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION FAILING TO TAKE SERIOUSLY THE THREATS LEADING UP TO THE SEPTEMBER 11TH ATTACKS.
CONDOLEEZZA RICE/NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR: "There was no new threat information. And it did not, in fact, warn of any coming attacks inside the United States." SEVERAL PEOPLE WHO HAVE SEEN THE MEMO TELL THE ASSOCIATED PRESS...THE DOCUMENT INCLUDED A SERIES OF BULLET ITEMS THAT INFORMED THE PRESIDENT OF MOSTLY UNCORROBORATED INTELLIGENCE INVOLVING AL-QAIDA'S INTEREST IN HIJACKING PLANES. THE PRE-9/11 MEMO ALSO REPORTEDLY SUGGESTED THAT AL-QAIDA MIGHT HAVE A SUPPORT SYSTEM IN PLACE ON U.S. SOIL. AND ACCORDING TO REPORTS, THE 2001 MEMO INFORMED PRESIDENT BUSH THAT THERE WERE AT LEAST 70 TERROR-RELATED INVESTIGATIONS UNDER WAY BY THE FBI INVOLVING PEOPLE HERE IN THIS COUNTRY. ELIZABETH SANCHEZ, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))

[Plane-Intercept]


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A plane got too close for comfort near President Bush's Crawford, Texas Ranch today.
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F-16 fighter jets intercepted the single engine plane after it flew near the ranch.
The plane was then instructed to land at a nearby airport in San Marcos, Texas where secret service agents questioned the pilot.
Agents say the President.. who's staying at the ranch.. was never in any danger.
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[Bowman]


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A Grayson County woman is headed to prison for the murder of her son. Using an "Alford plea"- -that is: not admitting guilt, Cynthia Davis, nonetheless PLED guilty to felony murder and two counts of felony child abuse and neglect. Police say Davis and her former boyfriend, Dennis Schermerhorn, are responsible for the disappearance last year of Davis' 5-year old son Logan Bowman.
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The boy's body has not been found.
The 37-year old Davis was supposed to go on trial next week.
[SUPER=03-Grayson Co./File Tape;]

In making the plea, she acknowledged that the evidence against her would be enough to warrant a conviction. She was sentenced to a total of fifty years in prison with 35 years suspended. Schermerhorn is expected to go to trial next month.
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[County-Rescue]


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A harrowing experience for two men on a construction crew today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

One of the tires deflated on a construction lift, pitching the device- -and the two men on it- -into a precarious position. Chris Shell said his first thought was to grab the house they were working on. He reached for co-worker Mike Potter, instead.
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((CHRIS SHELL/CONSTRUCTION WORKER; I JUST DROPPED DOWN AND GRABBED HIM AND HE HELD ONTO THE BAR, AND I GRABBED THE BAR ABOVE ME AND HELD ON.))
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The two men hung there for more than an hour, while rescue workers prepared to get them down. Shell said every time he and Potter moved, the lift started to roll. So they couldn't move. By the time they were finally rescued, Shell said he'd lost all feeling in his legs. The two went back to work after the incident.
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U-S soldiers and civilians are now missing in Iraq.
The latest when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus folks hoping to get a little head start on Easter travel end up in a big mess.
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[Sports-preview]


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[IRaq]

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Two U-S soldiers and a number of civilians are missing in Iraq.
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A Senior Pentagon official confirms their fuel convoy was attacked- leaving two soldiers dead.
Now the search is underway for the two missing soldiers and several contractors.
U-S forces suspended fighting in the anti American hotbed of Fallujah- to give all sides a chance to see if they can negotiate an end to the bloodshed there. Failing that, the marines say they will go back on the offensive.
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[Boy-Starved]


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Some call it one of the worst starvation cases they've seen.
A 16 year old mentally retarded boy is now fighting for his life at a Missouri hospital.
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[VO-NAT 07.5]
[SUPER=03-St. Louis, MO;]


The teenager weighed only 40 pounds when he was brought to the hopsital. He should weigh between 120 and 170 pounds.

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((IT LOOKS LKIKE HE'S FROM A CONCENTRATION CAMP. THAT'S NOT WHAT YOU DO TO A CHILD.))
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[OUT Q=to a child.]
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[VO-NAT]


The boy can not feed himself because he is mentally retarded and suffers from cerebral (SARA-bull) Palsy. Authorities also say they found illegal drugs in his system.
It's believed the boy's mother lives like a transient and has lived in six states.
In a court hearing the state of Missouri received emergency temporary custody of the teen. His mother who is not charged with a crime attended the hearing, but did not speak with reporters.
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[221-Fatal]


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An accident in Floyd County this afternoon killed one man and injured two children.
State Troopers say the driver of a pickup truck tried to make a left turn across Route 221 near Woods Store and pulled into the path of an oncoming car.
A passenger in the car 24-year old Efrian Jacome Cabrera, was killed.
The driver of the car, Nicole L. Hunley of Copper Hill, was not injured, but her two daughters, ages 9 and 4, were.
The driver of the truck, 26 year old Daniel Jacob McLaughlin of Charlottesville, is charged with failure to yield the right of way.

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Travelers hoping to get a head start on Easter Weekend ended up getting a big headache.
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An accident along Interstate 95 in North Carolina stacked up traffic for 15 miles this morning.
Police say an S-U-V towing a mobile home lost control near Fayetteville and crashed.
There were no serious injuries.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]
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Lynchburg's newly renovated ballpark is getting rave reviews.
We'll go to opening night when News 7 returns.
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And chocolate bunnies invade an entire town, just in time for Easter.
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[City-Stadium]


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The boys of summer are back... and thousands of fans got their first look at the Lynchburg Hillcats and their newly renovated stadium tonight.
Lynchburg Bureau Chief Steve Smallshaw takes us to the ball-park.
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Lynchburg's field of dreams has finally become a reality.
After six years and six million dollars, 65-year-old City Stadium has been given a complete facelift.. with new seating, restrooms, concessions, and skyboxes.
Late this afternoon, crews were still adding the final touches... team officials say they've been working around the clock the last few days to get things done.
[SOT 15:07:01]

((RONNIE ROBERTS/HILLCATS ASST. GM: REALLY, REALLY HECTIC, BUT IT'S FUN... BUT IT'S GOING TO BE READY.))
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[OUT Q=it's going to be ready.]


From a fan's perspective, it's a much more friendly and convenient place to watch a ballgame.
Team officials aren't the only ones hoping that means more people in the stands this year.
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((JAY LOVIGLIO/HILLCATS MANAGER: FANS ARE MOMENTUM, FANS ARE ADRENALINE.. ..THE PLAYERS AS WELL.))
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[OUT Q=the players as well.]
[SOT 13:09:20]

((BRAD ELDRED/HILLCATS FIRST BASEMAN: THE PARK'S AWESOME MAN, .. PLAYING THE FIELD.))
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[OUT Q=playing the field.]
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((VIC BUTTLER/HILLCATS OUTFIELDER: I'M VERY IMPRESSED.. ..SO I LOOK FORWARD TO IT.))
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[OUT Q=so I look forward to it.] ))
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We'll have highlights of both the Hillcats and Avalanche in Sports.

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Lots of questions to be answered in sports. Did the Express extend its season, does the Dazzle get into the playoffs, did the Avalanche win its home opener and were the Hillcats victorious tonight. but first our extra point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Augusta, GA/USA; :00]

First-round leader Justin Rose is now the second-round leader at the Masters. Rose shot a 1-under-par 71 today in Augusta, Georgia, and he's at 6-under-138 through 36 holes. That puts him two strokes ahead of Alex Cejka (CHAY'-kuh) and Jose Maria Olazabal (hoh-SAY mah-REE'-uh oh-lah-THAH'-bool), who are 4-under. Phil Mickelson is tied for fourth. Tiger Woods shot a 69 to make the cut at even par. John Daly missed the cut by one shot. Arnold Palmer, in the last round of his 50th and final Masters, matched the 84 he shot yesterday.
And Jack Nicklaus finished two rounds at 6 over in his 44th Masters.
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[S-Express]


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The Roanoke Express is still alive in the ECHL Kelly Cup playoffs as the team beats Florida 5-3 tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fort Meyers, FL/Express vs. Everblades; :00]


To Fort Meyers we go and we pick it up in the second period. The shot is fired towards the Florida net and Joe Dusbabek somehow gets it away from the Everblades goalie and it goes in, 2-2.
Jason Wolfe stepped in between the pipes for the Express and here he turns away the point blank shot with the nice save.
[SUPER=34-Roanoke/5/Florida/3;]Florida tied it again at 3 a piece when Damien Surma finds the back of the net on th

is shot.
The Express had five power play goals in the second period. Rick Killer Kowalsky scores here after the wide open miss and Roanoke wins and plays game four Monday night in Florida.
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[S-AVS]


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The Season is just beginning for the Salem Avalanche as the team opened its 10th campaign.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Cannons vs. Avalanche; :00]


The lines were really long as fans poured into Salem Memorial Stadium.
The near capacity crowd would meet a new Avalanche mascot called "mini". The fans are excited about the new season.

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[SUPER=01-Brandon Hall/Avalanche Fan; :00]
[SUPER=01-Van Holton/Avalanche Fan; :05]
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[OUT Q=......I'VE BEEN SO EXCITED"]
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To the action, in the top of the third, Potomac's Brad Correll Hits it over the third baseman's head and that plates Dominique Lewis home. 2-zip Potomac.
The Avs answer, former Martinsville Astros product Mark Saccomanno drops the hit into center and Jon [SUPER=37-Sale

m/2/Potomac/10;]Helquist is gonna come on down. 2-1.
Same inning, Adam Seuss, hits the grounder between second and third, its fielded, but Gavin Wright scores and Potomac wins 10-2.
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[S-Hillcats]


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Over in Lynchburg, the Hillcats broke out their newly renovated City Stadium for the season opener against Frederick.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Keys vs. Hilcats; :00]


Hillcats longtime president Calvin Fallwell would throw out the first pitch to the delight of fans who came out by the hundreds to check out the Cats new digs.
In the top of the first inning, Hillcats pitcher Paul Maholm strikes out the Keys Tripper Johnson, as the pitch freezes him at the plate.
[SUPER=37-Frederick/3/Lynchburg/5;]In the top of the fourth, Frederick's Doug Gredvig grounds out to third after a

nice defensive play by the Cats.
The next at bat, the Keys Cory Harris hits a long shot to the centerfield wall for a three bagger but he is left stranded. Frederick would finally cross the plate.
In the sixth, Gredvig drives in the games first run with a shot down the right field line to bring in Elvis Morrell. Cats win 5-3.
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[S-Dazzle]


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The Roanoke Dazzle could clinch a NBDL playoffs spot with a win tonight at the Roanoke Civic Center.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Patriots vs. Dazzle; :00]


Kent Davison was pullin out all the X's and O's stops for his club against the Fayetteville Patriots.
The Dazzle gets things going in the second quarter, watch Roanoke's Justin Hamilton make good on the nice pass with the quick jump shot.
Former Patrick Henry star Curtis Staples then benefits from some nice ball movement when he finds himself wide open in the corner, he rips rope for two of his 9 first half points.
The Patriots act......should have been a history professor....Kenny Satterfield dishes to Cedric Henderson on [SUPER
=34-Fayetteville/111/Roanoke/110;]the break for the Monsta.


the Dazzle's Staples again hurts Fayetteville, this time he misses his shot, then steals the rock back from the patriots guard and scores on the lay up. But Fayetteville puts the Dazzle post season on hold with the 111-110 win in front of, among others, UVa guard J.R. Reynolds who was in town on Easter Break.
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[IN Q=]
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[S-Hokies]


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The Virginia Tech Hokies are halfway through spring football with their third scrimmage kicking off tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]


That will provide the coaching staff another chance to evaluate a new look defense which includes a switch to the more traditional 4-3 scheme. So far, the change has gotten the thumbs up from the players.
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[S-Wood]


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The Motor Mile Speedway will showcase its second Saturday night of short track racing tomorrow night with the Pepsi 100. Along with the late model stock cars, fans will enjoy the 50 lap late model stock truck race that feautres Jon Wood.
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[IN Q=I KIND OF FEEL....]
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[OUT Q=...SEEING WHAT HAPPENS."]
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[SUPER=03-Radford/1999; :00]

Wood will drive Tony Rogers truck based out of Botetourt Co. tomorrow night.
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[Belgian-Chocolate]


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Exotic Easter bunnies and eggs come in all shapes and sizes - but some edibles in Brussels are taking the cake.
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Easter chocolates are on display everywhere in the Belgian capital.
The holiday is the peak season for chocolate and pastry-makers who usually see a 20 percent increase compared to other times.
Chocoholics from all across Europe come to see the tantalizing shapes and styles.
It's estimated customers spend about 36 dollars buying chocolate for their families over Easter. (------------)