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Coming up on News 7-
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Just what was in that memo to President BUsh before 9-11. The memo is made public today.
An accident injures one person in Roanoke County tonight.
And play ball in Salem. Avalanche highlights and more coming up in sports.
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Plus it looks like it's going to be a wet Easter Sunday.
News 7 at Eleven is next.

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A memo to the president before 9-11 is now made public.
It says Al Qaeda members including some who reside in the U-S may be ready to assist in attacks on America.
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More than a month before September 11th, a memo given to President Bush cited recent intelligence of al-Qaida's plot to strike inside the U-S. Today, that memo was declassified by the White House after intense pressure from the Commission investigating the attacks. Teri Okita has more.
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((BOWING TO PRESSURE FROM THE 9-11 COMMISSION, THE WHITE HOUSE MADE PUBLIC A CONFIDENTIAL MEMO LATE SATURDAY ENTITLED, "BIN LADEN: DETERMINED TO STRIKE IN US." PRESIDENT BUSH RECEIVED THE INFORMATION AUGUST 6, 2001. THE PAGE-AND-A-HALF MEMO SAID OSAMA BIN LADEN WANTED TO RETALIATE IN WASHINGTON ... FOR THE 1998 MISSILE STRIKES AGAINST HIS BASE IN AFGHANISTAN .
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STANDUP BRIDGE: THE DOCUMENT SAYS THAT AL QAEDA MEMBERS, INCLUDING SOME U-S CITZENS HAVE RESIDED IN OR TRAVELED TO THE U-S FOR YEARS....AND MAINTAIN A SUPPORT STRUCTURE THAT COULD AID ATTACKS. IT ALSO REFERS TO A PLOT TO STRIKE LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - CONSIDERED OSAMA'S FIRST SERIOUS ATTEMPT TO HIT WITHIN THE UNITED STATES. THE MEMO SAID BIN LADEN'S ATTACKS ON THE U-S EMBASSIES IN AFRICA SHOWED YEARS OF PLANNING AND DETERMINATION. TRACK: DURING HEATED QUESTIONING LAST WEEK, NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR, CONDOLEEZA RICE INSISTED THE P-D-B - THE PRESIDENT'S DAILY BRIEFING WAS NOT A "SILVER BULLET" THAT COULD HAVE PREVENTED THE ATTACKS.
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was historical information based on old reporting - there was no new threat information) 100352 this was not a warning - this was a historical document prepared by the agency because the president was asking about what we knew about the inside. TRACK: SEVERAL COMMISSIONERS DISAGREED, SAYING THE MEMO PROVIDED INFORMATION WHICH INDICATED THERE WAS A VIABLE DOMESTIC THREAT BY AL QAEDA - WHICH WAS SOMEHOW OVERLOOKED: Super: Richard Ben Veniste/9-11 Commissioner
SOT: (100415) this memoradum provided information - not speculative - based on intelligence that Bin Laden had threate

ned to attack the United States - and specifically Washington, DC(:12) TRACK: THE MEMO DOES SAY OFFICIALS WERE UNABLE TO CORROBORATE SOME OF THE MORE SENSATIONAL THREAT REPORTING, SUCH AS HIJACKING OF U-S PLANES. NEVERTHELESS, IT SAYS, FBI INFORMATION INDICATES PATTERNS OF SUPICIOUS ACTIVITY IN THE U-S CONSISTENT WITH PREPARATIONS FOR HIJACKINGS. TERI OKITA, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))

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One person was injured in an accident in Roanoke County this evening.
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The accident happened shortly before nine on Route 116 at the intersection of Aerospace Drive. Police say the driver of this car lost control, went through a guardrail, and came to rest on the embankment. The driver was transported to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Police say the injuries do NOT appear to be life threatening.
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It is a holiday weekend, but state lawmakers are looking ahead to a vote that could break the budget impasse.
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Last week a number of House Republicans took a stand to pass a bill that raises almost a billion dollars in taxes. The bill would increase the state sales tax by half a penny and add thirty- cents to the cigarette tax. Democrat Delegate Onzlee Ware says he's talked to hundreds of constituents over the past few weeks who say they're open to a tax increase.
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((DEL. ONZLEE WARE/(D) ROANOKE: I THINK PEOPLE ARE RESIGNED TO THE FACT THAT THE REVENUE IS JUST NOT THERE AND THE ONLY WAY WE'RE GOING TO BE ABLE TO RAISE IT AND PROTECT OUR CORE RESPONSIBILITIES TO SCHOOLS AND THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH WE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO HAVE SOME TYPE OF TAX INCREASE.))
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Ware says he doesn't think the budget that comes out of the house will be the final budget, but is encouraged by the progress. He also hopes the past few weeks will serve as a lesson to all legislators.
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((DEL. ONZLEE WARE/(D) ROANOKE: I THINK IT WILL SET A PRECEDENT WHERE DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS CAN GOVERN RESPONSIBLY AND FORM A COALITION TO MORE THIS COMMONWEALTH FORWARD.))
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Ware calls the Republicans who have compromised on a tax increase "courageous" and hopes they hold to their beliefs on Tuesday.

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One of the leading causes of death in both humans and animals is cancer. But at Virginia Tech, dogs and their owners took a walk today - raising thousands of dollars to help find a cure. As Jennifer Wishon reports, it's going towards research that's helping ALL species.
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(( It's been about two and a half years since Brian and Regina Firestone's 13- year- old Black Lab Sabbath had a tumor removed from her brain. Seven months ago she underwent chemotherapy for another tumor. This one on her pituitary gland.
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((REGINA FIRESTONE: WE RECEIVED SOME GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS. WE GOT THE GOOD NEWS THAT THE RADIATION HAD ACTUALLY WORKED... BUT WE FOUND OUT THAT HER INITIAL TUMOR HAD COME BACK.))
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That's why more than a hundred dogs and their owners joined forces Saturday at the College for Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech. They're raising money for cancer research so that dogs like Sabbath won't have to suffer.
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((DR. ROBERTSON: CANCER IS PROBABLY THE FIRST OR SECOND CAUSE OF DEATH IN DOGS AND ONE OF THE MAJOR CAUSES OF DEATH IN CATS. IT ALSO AFFECTS HORSES AND CATTLE COMMONLY SO IT'S A HUGE PROBLEM.))
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((JENNIFER WISHON/JWISHON@WDBJ7.COM: THE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS RAISED AT THE DOG WALK WILL NOT ONLY GO TOWARDS HELPING DOGS LIKE SABBATH WHO SUFFER FROM CANCER - IT WILL ALSO GO TOWARDS HELPING RESEARCH FOR HUMANS WITH CANCER.))
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((SUSAN CACECI: I UNDERWENT CHEMOTHERAPY LAST YEAR FOR BREAST CANCER SO I'M HERE FOR THAT REASON AS WELL BECAUSE I REALLY APPRECIATE EVERY MEDICAL COMMUNITY IN THE AREA AND THEN WITH THE WORK THAT DOCTOR ROBERTSON AND DIFFERENT PEOPLE ARE DOING. HOPEFULLY THEY'LL FIND A CURE SOME DAY.))
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At Virginia Tech more than 40 scientists work full time on cutting edge research to do just that. They've even formed a unique partnership with the American Cancer Society.
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((DAPHNE DEPUY: THE WORK THAT'S BEING DONE HERE IS DEVELOPING SORT OF NOTORIETY AMONGST THE RESEARCH COMMUNITY AND CERTAINLY WITH OTHER COLLABORATIVE PARTNERS LIKE THE CARILION BIOMEDICAL INSTITUTE AND WE SEE LOTS OF GREAT FUTURE THINGS COMING OUT OF THIS WORK.))
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Work that's already made a difference. Susan Caceci and Sabbath are living proof. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Blacksburg.)) [Tease1]
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Still ahead on the newscast, an explosion rocks a Mexican border town, dozens are injured...
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And a U-S contractor in Iraq is taken hostage by rebels, and the kidnapping is caught on videotape.
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A man wanted for a shootout in Virginia is captured in Florida.
Federal Marshals caught up with 37- year old James Millard Reynolds near Tampa-
He was originally charged in a shootout in Cana- but never showed up for a hearing March 3rd.
Authorities say he's been on the run ever since, shaving his head, wearing an eye patch and even adding tattos to mask his identity.
Reynolds is in custody in Florida- and will be brought back to Virginia to face charges.

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Forty-six American soldiers have died in a week of fighting in Iraq... more than 5-hundred Iraqis have been killed. Insurgents have captured another hostage, this time an American who was videotaped as he was taken away. Kelly Cobiella has the latest.
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((Hostage takers ordered a t-v crew to record the capture of the American contractor. Thomas Hamill sits next to a heavily armed Iraqi insurgent, his arm bandaged and his jeans stained with blood. He offers no details of his ordeal.
(nat) reporter: "what's happened"

Hamill: "they attacked the convoy..." During the brief roadside interview Hamill appears shaken but still composed. Hamill: "...and that's all i'm gonna say" In a taped message aired later on Arabic television station al jazeera, his captors say he will be treated worse than the american contractors killed and mutilated in Fallujah two weeks ago, if u-s troops do not pull out of the city. Civilians and humanitarian workers continue to be targets: the burned bodies of a red crescent director and his wife were found in the northern city of Mosul Saturday. Three Japanese civilians apparently will be spared that fate. Their Iraqi captors have agreed to release them soon.
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Street battles broke out throughout Iraq Saturday... and more marines were sent into fallujah. Gunfire could be heard in the city, despite a cease fire.
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"It may be that there is no leadership there, small clusters that haven't gotten the word and it may be that they have chosen to fight. if it is the latter, that's probably the wrong decision to be making." But rebels in the city say they won't talk peace until the marines leave. Kelly Cobiella, CBS News.))

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Rescue workers are still searching for victims that may be trapped under rubble from a deadly explosion on the U-S-Mexico border.
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At least six people are dead, up to 70 missing. Authorities blame the blast on a propane leak at a restaurant in Nuevo Progresso, on the Mexico -Texas border.
The building collapsed on breakfast diners, sending shards of glass flying over a wide area, damaging 19 other businesses and 18 vehicles.
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Easter may not be until tomorrow, but a certain bunny had PLENTY of work to do in Roanoke today. We'll show you why,
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and also, thinking of taking a holiday? Well, don't take your camper to this racetrack. We'll have that story a little later in the newscast.
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[Art-Expo]


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Dozens of artists showed off their wares in Roanoke today.
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It was all part of the Celebrations Art Expo, held at the Wyndham hotel. Dozens of artists from around the region, as well as from across the country showcased their painting, scultping, glass blowing as well as other works. Organizers of the event say art serves as a living history, and more works should be shown.
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((DIANE GALLANT/CELEBRATIONS ART EXPO; I THINK THAT LIFE IS ABOUT ART AND OUR HISTORY IS BASED ON ARTWORKS THAT DEPICT THE LIFE OF OUR PEOPLE, AND THAT HAS MANY FACES, SO I THINK THAT PRESERVING THAT IS ONE OF THE MOST ESSENTIAL THINGS THAT OUR SOCIETY HAS TO OFFER THE NEXT GENERATION.))
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Visitors to the expo had the chance to take home works of art, or just take a look around at several displays.
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It's Easter weekend, and Peter Cottontail was in town today...
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hiding thousands of eggs at Victory Stadium for kids up to twelve years old. The Children's Ministry of First Baptist Church sponsored puppet shows, face painting, music and clowns, but the main attraction was the Easter egg hunt. 25-thousand eggs were up for grabs as hundreds of children raced for the golden egg and the best prizes.
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The animals at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio got into the Easter excitement today with their own Easter egg hunt.
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The annual "Eggs, Paws, and Claws" event at the zoo brought out large crowds of children and their families as the zoo animals hunted down decorated eggs hidden in their pens. Some animals, like the zoo's gibbons, received real decorated eggs, while others, like the elephants, actually received other types of food decorated to look like Easter eggs.
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Masters third round-round up, Avalanche and Dazzle highlights, Busch Series racing, lacrosse and much more but first our extra point.
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Saint Joseph's Jameer Nelson won the John R. Wooden Award today. Nelson has also received top player honors from The Associated Press, U-S Basketball Writers Association, the Adolph Rupp trophy and the Bob Cousy Award as the country's top point guard. Nelson led Saint Joseph's to a 30-and-2 record. The Wooden Award winner is determined by more than one-thousand media and college basketball experts.
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The youthful Justin Rose fell out of the lead quickly in round three of the Masters today. Phil Mickleson and Chris DiMarco then emerged a top the leader board.
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Rose would bogey his first two holes thanks to a few poor shots right in a row to fall out of the lead.
Mickelson played his first nine holes today in a birdie state of mind and he made the turn at the Masters with the lead. His birdie putt here on number three falls to go to four under.
DiMarco finds the bottom of the cup on number 8 on this birdie putt to go five under. He shot a 68 today and is at 6 under.
But Mickleson buries this putt on 18 to also go to six under and we have a two way tie for the lead going into tomorrow's final round.
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Tiger Woods fired a three over 75 today and is tied for 20th place. Woods is nine shots behind the leaders with a three round total of 219.
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Game two of the Avalanche season would once again feature a match up with the Potomac cannons.
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Out at the park one of the Avalanche mascots Bird Zirk busts a move with a light footed umpire.
But all eyes and speed guns were on Avs starter 6 foot 8, 250 pound hard hurling pitcher Jason Hirsh, a second round pick in the 2003 draft.
He is also quick on the pick off draw as he catches Dominique Lewis as he breaks for second but is thrown out. Salem stilled trailed 1-zip in the third.
To the fourth, Hirsh is not as lucky. Brad Correll is at the plate and on the 1-1 count he connects on the [SUPER=

37-Salem/7/Potomac/4;]breaking ball. The shot gets out of the yard in left center. 2-zip Cannons.
In the bottom of the fourth, Salem comes alive. Wade Robinson likes this 0-1 pitch from Eddie Valdez. he sends the rock over the right field wall and its 2-1 and Salem wins 7-4.
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To the American League. The top three batters in the lineup knocked in all of Chicago's runs as the White Sox beat the Yankees 7-to-3 today. Magglio Ordonez (MAG'-lee-oh or-DOHN'-yez) homered and drove in three runs, Jose Valentin [S
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In his first career start at Yankee Stadium, Chicago's Mark Buehrle (BUR'-lee) held New York to two unearned runs on three hits over eight innings.
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Speaking of solid pitching, Tim Hudson pitched a four-hitter as Oakland beat Seattle 2-to-1. That's five straight losses to open the season for the Mariners. Hudson threw only 86 pitchers and retired the last eleven batters.
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The Roanoke Dazzle post season hopes were lost tonight when the team fell to Charlston 103 to 99.
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Right to the action watch the Dazzle's Josh Asselin take the pass from marque Perry and tickle the twine.
Charleston answers with defense. Alpha Bangura steals the inbounds and goes coast to coast for the jam.
[SUPER=34-Charlston/103/Roanoke/99;]Curtis Staples can shoot and do lots of other cool stuff. He drives into the lan

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But Charleston was to much. Bangura again benifits form a nice bounce pass and scores and the Dazzle is left hoppin mad, losing and falling from playoff contention.
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Roanoke College and Washington & Lee would meet in a crucial ODAC men's lacrosse game this afternoon in Lexington.
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Bill Pilat and his Maroons entered the game with a 3 and 1 conference record while the Generals were 2 and OH in the ODAC.
We pick it up with 19 seconds left in the first quarter and Roanoke on the move. Garrett Yaralian rips rope from the left side on the shot that beats the W & L goalie low.
The General outscored Roanoke 4-2 in the second quarter. Middie Mike McNamara takes the feed right on top of Matt Madalon to make it 5-3.
[SUPER=34-Washington & Lee/12/Roanoke/9;]One minute later, the Maroons close the gap on the perfectly placed shot

from Yaralian, he scores by shooting to the goalies off side hip. 6-4 W & L leads.
Then, Roanoke's Jeff Pattison finds the back of the net on this shot. The Maroons trailed 8-5 at the half and Washington and Lee wins 12-9.
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Just about all the racing circuits took Easter weekend off..but the Busch series ran 225 laps in the Pepsi 300.
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To Nashville we go and hey, what would a Easter race be without an Easter egg hunt on the grounds of the Nashville superspeedway this morning.
An exciting finish no doubt. With two laps to go Kyle Busch is fighting for the win but is spun out and he collects Johnny Benson and Robby Gordon among others. The wreck took out the top four drivers and Michael Waltrip hugs the wall to win. NASCAR ruled that Waltrip had already passed Johnny Sauter when the caution came out and the field was frozen giving Waltrip an electric guitar and his 11th career Busch Series win.
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Nextel Cup drivers had the week off. They are back on the track next Sunday for the Advance Autoparts 500 at the Martinsville Speedway. A few of the drivers stopped to talk to us about their Easter plans.
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Just about everyone has Easter traditions, and that's no different in one English town where the tradition has more than the Easter Bunny.
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Here they race their cars -- while hauling the family camper painted in Easter colors. At this time of the year roads are normally packed with campers going on vacation, but drivers could take revenge from the slow convoys that blocked their way by simply smashing them.
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((PHIL BROADFAST/RACE WINNER--THESE CARAVANS WHEN THEY GOT THROUGH, THEY JUST EXPLODE, THEY LITERALLY FLY EVERYWHERE, SO LUCKILY ENOUGH I DID NOT GET ANYTHING CAUGHT ON GRILL. BUT THIS YEAR THERE WAS STILL PEOPLE GOING WITH THEIR CARAVANS ON THE BACK OF THEIR CAR))
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The race is 10 laps and those vying for the title must end the race still towing their trailer.
The first couple of laps provided the main demolition mayhem as the structures of the campers soon disappeared, le(------------) aving the cars towing the metal frame of the trailers.