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Coming up on News 7- Augusta County authorities investigate a triple homicide.
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Hundreds of women take to the streets in Washington. A pioneer in the cosmetics industry passes away. And some drag queens in Florida put up their dukes for one unusual catfight.
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]

Plus Brent says a storm's a brewin'... News 7 is next.

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A Roanoke community turns a negative act into a positive outpouring of support.
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]
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Good evening, I'm Myranda Stephens.

[Mount-Moriah]


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Three months ago, Mount Moriah Baptist Church was struck by vandals. Today the congregation said "thank you" to the dozens of people who helped them clean up. As Jennifer Wishon reports, the crime has only strengthened the spirit of a church more than a hundred years old.
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[SUPER=01-Rev. Thomas Pleasant/Mount Moriah Baptist Church Pastor; :13]
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[SUPER=01-Lelia Clayborne/Mount Moriah Baptist Church Member; :43]
[SUPER=01-Dollie English/Mount Moriah Baptist Church Member; :59]
[SUPER=01-John Kern/Roanoke Regional Preservation Director; 1:27]
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[IN Q=This right here]

((LELIA CLAYBORNE: THIS RIGHT HERE ARE WE WOULD GO DOWN THE AISLE AND PICK UP THE COLLECTION.))
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[OUT Q=pick up the collection.]

For the past three months members of Mount Moriah Baptist Church have been picking up much more than the collection.
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[SOT 17:18:59]
[IN Q=I had no idea that]

((THOMAS PLEASANT: I HAD NO IDEA THAT NOBODY WOULD COME IN AND WORK IN GOD'S HOUSE THE WAY THEY DESTRUCTED THIS. THIS CHURCH WAS IN CHAOS.))
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[OUT Q=was in chaos]

[COVER BITE WITH FILE]
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[SOT 17:14:10]
[IN Q=We were just devestated]

((LELIA CLAYBORNE: WE WERE JUST DEVASTATED WHEN WE COME UP HERE AND SAW EVERYTHING BROKE UP AND BOOKS THROWN OUTSIDE AND BIBLES AND CHAIRS TURNED OVER AND PEWS TURNED OVER. WE WERE JUST REALLY DEVASTATED BY THAT.))
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But the congregation's devastation soon turned to joy when volunteers started showing up to help and money poured in from around the state. Sunday the church said thank you.
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[SOT 17:16:52]
[IN Q=The way people]

((LELIA CLAYBORNE: THE WAY PEOPLE RESPONDED AND SENT MONEY FROM EVERYWHERE, PEOPLE WE DIDN'T EVEN KNOW, AND GOT EVERYTHING FIXED UP - WE NEEDED SOME STUFF FIXED UP BECAUSE THEY TORE UP EVERYTHING.))
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And while volunteers helped the church get back on it's feet - they were also helping to preserve a national treasure.

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[SOT 17:01:43]
[IN Q=My grandfather, he was]

((DOLLIE ENGLISH: MY GRANDFATHER, HE WAS THE PASTOR HERE FOR 32 YEARS AND ALL HIS EIGHT CHILDREN USED TO BELONG TO THIS CHURCH.))
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[OUT Q=to this church]

Dollie English has been singing in the Mount Moriah choir since before she could see over the choir loft. The church has been on the Virginia and National Historic Registers since 1993 - and now a new designation guarantees the legacy of Dollie and others will be preserved forever.
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[SOT 17:10:41]
[IN Q=They've just granted]

((JOHN KERN: THEY'VE JUST GRANTED AND DONATED AN EASEMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HISTORIC RESOURCES WHICH ENSURES THE CHURCH'S PRESERVATION IN THE UNHAPPY EVENT THAT THE CONGREGATION IS ALL DECEASED.))
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But for now this historic church is very much alive with a congregation determined to turn a trying situation into an opportunity to continue God's work. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Roanoke.))

[Augusta-Murders]


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Three people have been found shot to death in a mobile home in Stuart's Draft. The Augusta County Sheriff's Office said in a press release that a man and two women were found dead, apparently of gunshot wounds this morning at the home on Stuarts Draft Highway. Authorities say they will NOT identify the three until relatives have been notified.




[Carroll-Arrest]


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Carroll County authorities have arrested a man on malicious wounding charges after he allegedly shot his wife in the head. Deputies arrested Kenneth Early Horton today and charged him with malicious wounding, firearms charges, and possession of methamphetamines. Authorities say Horton shot his wife Robynn in the head yesterday. She was airlifted to the North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem and is in stable condition. Kenneth Horton is being held at the New River Valley Jail without bond.


[Franklin-Arrest]


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A standoff in Franklin County ended with the arrest of one man. 36-year-old Robert Keith Browning was arrested around 2:30 this morning, after authorities say he assaulted his girlfriend and fired shots inside their home on Grassy Hill Road.
Officers say Browning was holed up inside the home for more than three hours, before a SWAT team went in and arrested him. Browning now faces two firearms charges. He's being held inside the Franklin County jail under NO bond.

[Police-Lawsuit]


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A Rocky Mount man is suing the town's police department, claiming he was mistreated by officers.
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Samuel St. Clair says he was roughed up and humiliated by officers last November, when they were called to his home for a domestic dispute. St. Clair filed a lawsuit against the department, but his attorney is now fighting a recent decision to move the case out of circuit court and into federal court.
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((HARVEY LUTINS/ST. CLAIR'S ATTY.: MY IDEA WAS THAT I WANTED THE CITIZENS OF THE TOWN OF ROCKY MOUNT TO KNOW HOW THEIR POLICE DEPARTMENT OPERATES.))
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According to Lutins, St. Clair's girlfriend called police to escort her to the home so she could pick up her belongings. Lutins says the only violence that occurred that day was by police, and NOT his client. Rocky Mount officials had NO comment.
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[XGR-Budget]


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The Senate Finance Committee will consider a measure tomorrow that could put a state budget in motion.
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[SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape;]

The committee is expected to vote on a proposed tax compromise tomorrow morning. The proposal will likely include a sales tax increase, and an offer to cap the state's car tax reimbursements to localities. The full Senate and the House of Delegates could vote on the proposal Tuesday. Failure to enact a budget by June 30th, the end of the fiscal year, would force state government to effectively shut down.
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[Abortion-March]


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Women took over the streets of Washington D-C today. The largest number of abortion rights supporters assembled, marched and rallied. Patty Davis has the story.
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[SUPER=01-Patty Davis/CBS News; :36]
[SUPER=01-Madeleine Albright/Former Secretary of State; :44]
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(((nat-NO MORE HANGERS !) (Location: Washington, D.C.) A RALLYING CRY AS THOUSANDS OF THOUSANDS OF ABORTION RIGHTS SUPPORTERS MARCHED ON WASHINGTON.
(SOT: Gigi Jameel, Abortion Rights Supporter)
I believe that I should have a choice whether to have a baby or not. (SOT: Peter Tinsley, Abortion Rights Supporter)

Women should definitely have a choice. People forget what it was like in the 60s. It was really bad.
ALONGSIDE CELEBRITIES AND POLITICIANS, THEY PROTESTED AGAINST WHAT THEY CONSIDER AN EROSION OF ABORTION RIGHTS - FROM THE LATE TERM ABORTION BAN TO REQUIRED WAITING PERIODS IN SOME STATES.
(SOT: Whoopi Goldberg/Actress)
(holding up hanger) "This is what life was like before choice. This was the choice."
(SOT: Patty Davis/CBS News)

Organizers say this is their largest march in more than a decade. While the last one focused only on abortion rights, this one is much broader.
(SOT: Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright)

"And I can bear witness, having traveled everywhere in the world, that family planning and the exercise of reproductive rights are part of the solution." (nat up - abortion is murder) A SMALLER GROUP OF ABORTION RIGHTS OPPONENTS STOOD ALONG THE MARCHS ROUTE. AMONG THEM: TABITHA WARNICA WHO HAD TWO ABORTIONS AND LATER REGRETTED HER ACTIONS.
(SOT: Tabitha Warnica/Anti-Abortion Protester)

I have a conviction that its wrong. I believe God is the only one who can make that choice.
(nat; George Bush has got to go)

THE CHOICE, BOTH SIDES SAY, IS VERY CLEARAND BOTH VOW TO TAKE THEIR CONVICTIONS TO THE POLLS THIS NOVEMBER. PATTY DAVIS, FOR CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))



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Still to come on the newscast, one of the queens of cosmetics passes away,
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and going out for pizza turns dangerous for singer-songwriter Billy Joel.
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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, Gordon throws caution to the wind in winning at Talladega. Two more Hokies get new homes in the NFL, and Roanoke College takes the ODAC softball title. All that and more on the way in sports.)) [Estee-Lauder]

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The woman behind one of the most recognized names in cosmetics has died.
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Estee lauder died yesterday at the age of 97. A spokeswoman says Lauder suffered a cardio-pulmonary arrest at her home in Manhattan. Estee Lauder companies began in the 1920s as a kitchen business that blended face creams. Today it is an international cosmetics empire worth nearly 5-BILLION dollars. Lauder is also credited for some of today's common marketing techniques, like testing before you buy ... free samples ... and providing gifts with purchases.
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[Michael-Jackson]


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The attorneys defending Michael Jackson have stepped down from the case.
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Mark Geragos and Benjamin Brafman will no longer represent Jackson against child molestation charges. The legal team tells the Associated Press that it "became clear" they should leave the case following "recent developments and discussions with various persons in the Jackson camp." Thomas Meseareau (MEZ'-eh-roh), a criminal defense lawyer who represented actor Robert Blake in his murder trial, will now represent the pop star.
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[Billy-Joel]


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It wasn't a chord that the piano man struck today, it was a house.
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[SUPER=03-Bayville, NY; ]

Singer Billy Joel drove his car through a row of bushes and hit a small house on Long Island in New York. A police spokesman says there was no evidence of alcohol or drug involvement. Joel was alone in the car, and no one in the house was injured. The rock and roll hall of famer suffered a small cut on the finger, but didn't need medical treatment. This is his third car accident in two years.
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Still ahead on News 7 at 11, reports link two track and field stars with steroids...
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and it's no-holds-barred boxing in one of America's wildest vacation spots. But this bout isn't what it seems. We'll tell you why a little later in the newscast.
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[Commercial]

[Balco]


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A published report is linking some big-name track stars to a man who's charged with giving illegal drugs to pro athletes.
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The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that Victor Conte (Con-tee) told investigators he gave steroids to Marion Jones and Tim Montgomery in exchange for endorsements of a nutritional supplement. Attorneys for both Jones and Conte deny the story. Jones and her boyfriend Montgomery both testified last fall before a federal grand jury that indicted Conte and three others. They've repeatedly denied steroid use.
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[Severe-Wx]


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Rising water from heavy rains killed at least four people along the Oklahoma-Arkansas border this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sequoyah County, OK; ]

A couple was washed away after rising waters filled their campsite and washed away their trailer. Rescue crews recovered the body of a man today about a quarter-mile downstream from a campsite. A 50-year-old woman's body was recovered yesterday.
[SUPER=03-Madison Co., AR;]

In Madison County, Arkansas, the search continues for a missing two-year-old child. The body of the three-year-old sister was recovered on Saturday. She died after her mother's pickup truck washed off a low bridge into the swift current.

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[Transportation-Museum]


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The Virginia Museum of Transportation's new fundraising effort is getting into high gear.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Actor Perry King is the museum's new spokesperson. Today visitors to the museum took a ride with the actor in a Jaguar X-J-S. King says his ideas about art are very much in line with those of museum director Bob Dills.
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[SOT 16:43:07]
[IN Q=His idea is that]

((PERRY KING/VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF TRANSPORTATION SPOKESMAN: HIS IDEA IS THAT ANY MUSEUM IS A MUSEUM OF ART AND THAT THE STUFF HERE YOU SEE BEHIND ME ARE WORKS OF ART AND THEY REALLY ARE INCREDIBLE WORKS OF ART, AS WELL AS KINETIC ART. AND THE FACT THAT THE MUSEUM IS RIGHT BESIDE A WORKING TRAIN YARD LIKE THIS IS REALLY FANTASTIC.))
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[OUT Q=is really fantastic]
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King is a collector of vintage vehicles and motorcycles. The Museum hopes to soon open an exhibit that all collectors will love.
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[SOT 16:48:48]
[IN Q=The Virginia Museum of]

((JULIE PERRY/VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF TRANSPORTATION FUNDRAISER CHAIRMAN: THE VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF TRANSPORTATION IS PUTTING TOGETHER THEIR AUTOMOBILE GALLERY. WE DON'T HAVE A CURRENT OPENING DATE, BUT WE HAVE THE SPACE HERE AND WE ARE TRYING TO RENOVATE THAT SPACE AND RAISE MONEY SO THAT SOMETIME IN THE VERY NEAR FUTURE WE'LL BE OPENING AN AUTOMOBILE GALLERY SO EVERYBODY CAN BENEFIT FROM THE INTEREST IN AUTOMOBILES AND RACING.))
[SUPER=01-Julie Perry/Transportation Museum Fundraiser Chair;]
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[OUT Q=automobiles and racing]
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The exhibit would allow personal collectors to exhibit THEIR vehicles for set amounts of time.
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Coming up, Jeff Gordon derails Dale, Jr. at Talladega, Roanoke is the ODAC softball champ, and the NBA Playoffs roll on, but first tonight's extra point,
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[SUPER=03-Chapel Hill, NC/Fox Sports Net; :00]


Virginia battled Maryland in the ACC Lacrosse Tournament Championship today in Chapel Hill, falling behind 12-7 in the second half. The Cavs rallied to within a goal on this tally from Matt Ward, with 40 seconds left but came out on the short end of the one goal game, losing to the Terps 12-11.
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[go to scores] [go to break]
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[S-Race]


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The finish in today's Aaron's 499 was anti-climactic, and in the end Jeff Gordon had become the 7th different race winner this season, ending a run of five straight wins at Talladega by Dale Earnhardt, Incorporated.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Talladega, AL/Fox Sports; :00]


Dale, Jr. led for a total of 57 laps in a race that saw a whopping 55 lead changes.
22 laps in Robby Gordon brought out one of 11 cautions by spinning Matt Kenseth around. Rookie Kasey Kahne also got his fender ruffled in the run-in.
Kahne was also in the middle of this mess a little later. Kurt Busch got squeezed by Tony Stewart, ending up as the meat in a sandwich that involved 11 cars including those of Rusty and Kenny Wallace.
Gordon had the lead with under 5 laps to go when his teammate Brian Vickers brought out another caution, freezing the field as Dale Earnhardt, Jr. moved to the point. But Nascar ruled that the 24 had the lead at the time the flag came out. The race finished under yellow as Gordon grabbed his first win of the season.
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[OUT Q=.....last driver."]
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[S-Wilford]


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Ernest Wilford and Nathaniel Adibi joined Kevin Jones, Deangelo Hall and Jake Grove as pro football players with their selections on day two of the NFL Draft.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-College Station, TX/2002 Season; :00/]


Wilford went in the 4th round with the 120th overall pick to the Jacksonville Jaguars. The 6-3, 220 pounder from Richmond holds the Tech record with 126 career receptions, and his 2, 052 receiving yards ranks third in school history.
Adibi is the property of the Pittsburgh Steelers who took a shot at the defensive end in the fifth round. Adibi started 44 games as a Hokie recording 186 tackles, including 20 and a half sacks.
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[S-Grads]


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Frank Beamer is already missing the five Tech draftees just a bit. He says the group represented the school well on and off the field.
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[OUT Q=a good life for them."]
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[S-Golf]


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The Virginia Tech golf team came up short in its bid to win a fourth straight Big East Tournament today, losing to host Notre Dame by 6 shots. There was some good news though as Amherst County's Ryan Stinnett won medalist honors and teammate Matt Hollerbach finished 2nd.

[S-ODAC]


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Roanoke College has its 5th ODAC Tournament softball title in 6 years after beating Virginia Wesleyan.
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[SUPER=03-Salem/Virginia Wesleyan vs. Roanoke; :00]


The Maroons had already beaten Wesleyan once this morning, but had to do it a second time for the title.
It was 3-all in the 5th when Roanoke's Amy Zachary smacks a bouncer back up the middle scoring Veronica Kelly from third. That would be the game winner.
[SUPER=34-Roanoke/4/Virginia Wesleyan/3/;]


Emily Rackley closed down the Marlins from there. Roanoke won it over Wesleyan 4 to 3.
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[S-NBA]


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The Pacers and Nets advanced to round two of the NBA Playoffs by finishing off first round sweeps today, while the Spurs are trying to do the same as we speak against the Grizzlies.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Houston, TX/ABC Sports; :00]


As for the Lakers, they moved a step closer to closing out the Rockets, but had to work overtime to do it.
Karl Malone scored 30 points and grabbed 13 boards for LA, which also got 18 from Kobe Bryant.
[SUPER=32-Los Angeles/92/Houston/88/;]

The Lakers took a 3-1 series lead with the 92-88 win.
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[S-MLB]


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We finish up on the big league diamond where the Cubs won their 4th in a row this afternoon thanks to Matt Clement.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/WGN; :00]


Clement took a no-hitter into the 8th inning against the Mets, striking out a career high 13 batters on the day.
This solo homer off the bat of Karim Garcia was the spoiler, but Clement allowed just one more hit in this
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one as the Cubbies keep rollin' 4 to 1.
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[High-Heels]


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Hundreds of people hit the streets of Sherman Oaks, California in high heels this weekend...
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but most of them were men. It wasn't for kicks but for the fourth annual "Walk A Mile in Her Shoes" parade.
The event raises money to prevent rape, sexual assault and violence against women. The male participants admit walking a mile in high heels is awkward and a bit painful but if it raises awareness of gender violence then it's worth every minute.
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[Drag-Boxing]


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Some drag queens donned boxing gloves this weekend and duked it out in the Florida Keys.
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The Conch Republic Drag Queen Boxing Match is part of Key West's 22nd annual Independence Celebration commemorating the Florida Keys' secession from the U-S. The *faux* rebellion was squashed quickly, but Keys residents mark the anniversary every year with celebrations that a(------------) re definitely out of the norm.