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Growing new grass in one area city- but is it worth the money?
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A local school bus runs off the road- while taking kids home from school.
And a Great White Shark is spotted off the East Coast-
Plus meet a man who knows cars inside out and the inside is his passion.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at eleven is next.

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Several students are recovering after their school bus runs off the road in Roanoke County.
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[ANCHOR Jean]
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[Bus-Accident]


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All of the students are home safe and sound tonight after some scary moments this afternoon- The bus driver though is still hospitalized.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The bus crashed on Buck Mountain Road near the Blue Ridge Parkway overpass at about 3:30.
Witnesses say the bus ran off the right side of the road and down an embankment.
A total of 26 were on the bus, three students and the bus driver were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
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[SOT 4:38:58; 4:36:01]
[IN Q=Most of the injuries]

((GARY HOUFF/ROANOKE CO. BATTALION CHIEF: MOST OF THE INJURIES WERE MINOR SCRAPES AND ABRASIONS. SOME KIDS COMPLAINED OF BACK PAIN.)) ((GARRY DONAHUE/WITNESS: I KNOW SOME OF THEM WERE BLEEDING AT THE MOUTH AND NOSE I HADN'T NOTICED ANY OF THEM SERIOUS.))
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[SUPER=01-Garry Donahue/Witness; :06]
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[OUT Q=OF THEM SERIOUS]
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Two of the students were from Cave Spring High School and one from the middle school.
Witnesses say the driver apparently had a medical problem just before the accident.
The driver Walt Kugelman is in serious condition tonight at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A crew has been hired to clean up a small amount of the diesel fuel that spilled into a nearby creek.

[Roanoke-Grass]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Tired of mowing your lawn?
If so, you may be interested in hearing about a new grass Roanoke is experimenting with. [***GRASS GRAPHIC IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin/BAM;]


But as Justin McLeod discovered some city residents say it's all a waste of money. Justin, what kind of grass is it?

Jean, it is called aurora gold grass.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@justin1]


Roanoke is apparently one of the first cities in the country to use it extensively.
City officials say the grass is extremely low maintenance and therefore is a cut above the rest.
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You may have noticed these signs popping up all over the city the last few months.
They tell you about a new grass Roanoke began planting last fall.
The experiment is now being conducted in fifteen different locations throughout the city.
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[SOT 5:57:03]
[IN Q=What's unique about it]

((DWAYNE DARDENNE/ROANOKE'S LANDSCAPE COORDINATOR: WHAT'S UNIQUE ABOUT IT IS IT'S A SLOW AND LOW GROWING TYPE OF TURF GRASS. INSTEAD OF GROWING IN THE RANGE OF EIGHT INCHES EVERY TWO WEEKS IT WILL GROW TO THREE INCHES EVERY WEEK.))
[SUPER=01-Dwayne Dardenne/Roanoke's Landscape Coordinator; :]
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[OUT Q=THREE INCHES EVERY WEEK]
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The grass is also thicker and greener.
Another advantage is that it's partly drought resistant, meaning it doesn't need to be watered as much.
But some residents have complained this is a waste of money. City leaders disagree.
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[SOT 5:58:53]
[IN Q=The cost is no different]

((DWAYNE DARDENNE/ROANOKE'S LANDSCAPE COORDINATOR: THE COST IS NO DIFFERENT THAN RENOVATING ANYTHING ELSE. AT THIS POINT, WE'VE ONLY SPENT A COUPLE OF THOUSAND DOLLARS IN MATERIALS, IT'S FAIRLY A LOW COST ITEM AT THIS POINT.))
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The city also believes it will save them money overtime because since the grass grows so slowly it won't have to be mowed as much.
Right now, the grass has been planted in ditches, medians, and steep slopes.
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Roanoke believes the grass is working so well it plans to plant it in other locations around the city in the future.
But before you go out and buy this type of grass for your yard there's something you need to know.
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Jean, unfortunately the grass doesn't wear well so it's not meant for high traffic areas

[Allen-Memorial]


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Some Virginia veterans took a tour of Washington's newest memorial today. More than 100-thousand
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people are expected to attend the dedication of the World War Two Memorial next Saturday. Because of that, Senator George Allen is encouraging people to visit the site early and today hosted a preview tour for state veterans.
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[SOT 15:56:59]
[IN Q=I hope young people]

((SEN. GEORGE ALLEN: I HOPE YOUNG PEOPLE WHO WILL VISIT THIS SITE WILL BE REMINDED OF THE TENUOUS MOMENTS IN OUR HISTORY WHERE THE OUTCOME, THE OUTCOME DEPENDED ON THE BRAVERY, DETERMINATION AND SACRIFICE OF THEIR GRANDPARENTS AND PREVIOUS GENERATIONS.))
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Allen also laid a wreath at the base of the Virginia pillar in honor of those who died in the war. For complete coverage of dedication events Memorial Day weekend, tune in to your Hometown Station. A News 7 crew will have live reports from Washington.
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[Stolen-painting]


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It was stolen by the Nazis 60 years ago.
Now the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is returning it to the rightful owner.
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A French Renaissance portrait will be leaving the museum's collection in a few weeks.
After careful research, officials have determined the painting was stolen from an Austrian Jew by Hitler's Gestapo.

The piece was donated to the museum in 1950.
Museum officials say they had "no inkling" it was stolen property until the legal heir to the painting contacted them in February.
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[IN Q=I'M SORRY TO SEE IT GO.]

((KATHY MORRIS/ASSOCIATE CURATOR: I'M SORRY TO SEE IT GO. ITS A BEAUTIFUL PAINTING. I'LL MISS IT. ON THE OTHER HAND KNOWING THAT IT WAS STOLEN THE ONLY APPROPRIATE THING TO DO IS RETURN IT TO ITS RIGHTFUL OWNER.))
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[OUT Q=RETURN IT TO ITS RIGHTFUL OWNER.]
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It is the first time the Richmond museum has found one of its pieces was stolen.
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[Moore]


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Michael Moore makes his living with hot rods and classic cars. While he can build a vehicle from the wheels up, it's not the engine or the sheet metal he's concerned with. [***CAR CRAZY GRAPHIC***]
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Tonight, as we wrap up our series on car culture in western Virginia... Joe Dashiell considers Michael Moore's contribution.
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Jean, this week we've looked under the hood, and appreciated the paint job. Tonight we're going to open the door, and check out the upholstery.
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[IN Q=The black is the only thing]

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[OUT Q=black stripe on the white door panel.]

Michael Moore enjoys a challenge, and that's just what he finds in the hot rods he upholsters.
Like the shiny black 1950 Studebaker that sat in his shop on a recent afternoon, many of the cars his customers bring call for a creative touch.
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[IN Q=Most of the time]

((MOST OF THE TIME WHEN I DO ONE OF THESE, I'LL SIT DOWN AND DRAW OUT AND TRY TO GET SOME KIND OF PICTURE WHERE I WANT TO GO WITH IT, SOME KIND OF SCHEME AND THEN CARRY IT OFF THROUGH THE CAR, BUT THIS I KIND OF STARTED AND WORKED ALONG AS I WENT.))
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[OUT Q=along as I went.]


Moore was doing paint and body work before his wife enrolled in a correspondence course. She decided upholstery wasn't her cup of tea, but Moore opened the books and found a new profession.
After working for another firm, he struck out on his own 22 years ago.
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[IN Q=People that build these cars]

((PEOPLE THAT BUILD THESE CARS WANT THE CORRECT INTERIOR TO GO IN THEM, AND MIKE'S ONE OF THE PEOPLE THEY CAN COME TO AND THEY CAN TRUST HIM SAYING HERE'S THE CAR, HERE'S THE COLOR AND TYPE OF FABRIC I WANT, CALL ME WHEN IT'S READY.))
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((WHEN IT'S A FINISHED JOB AND IT'S GOING OUT THE DOOR AND I'M HAPPY WITH IT. IT'S SELF SATISFACTION. YOU KNOW THAT'S WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT.)) [RUNS :08]
[OUT Q=that's what it's all about.]))
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[LIVE= JoeD /FULL Newsroom]


All of the men we've profiled over the last two days share a commitment to quality.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & JOeD /Newsroom;]


Jean, their work... and an extensive exhibit of historical material, will be on display at the Blue Ridge Institute until next March.


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Roanoke now has an action plan to make the city's schools safer.
How that might affect your kids when News 7 returns.
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Plus summer's almost here... and an unwanted visitor is swimming off the Outer Banks.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, Rusty Wallace stars in Queen City qualifying, the Avalanche starts the weekend with a bang, and Tom Hagan is making some noise on the basepaths in Charlottesville. Plus, Salem reigns in Valley Cup lacrosse. All that and more on the way in sports.))

[Iraq]


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Pentagon officials say 33 criminal investigations are under way into the deaths of at least 32 Iraqis and five Afghans held by U-S forces.
All this while the abuse springs to life in the first video released to the public.
Stacy Case has more.
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((TRACK: FROM THIS NEWLY PUBLISHED VIDEO SHOWING A PRISONER BEING HIT IN THE FACE---- TO NEW REPORTS THAT 8 MORE INMA
TES MAY HAVE BEEN KILLED IN U-S CUSTODY----- PROOF OF ATROCITIES IN IRAQ AND PERHAPS EVEN AFGHANISTAN ARE BUBBLING U

P FROM EVERY DIRECTION
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TRACK: FRIDAY, THE U-S RELEASED BUSLOADS OF DETAINEES--- AN EFFORT TO REBUILD RELATIONS. BUT A CATCH 22 BECAUSE WITH

EACH RELEASE COMES THE VERY REAL POSSIBILITY THAT FORMER PRISONERS WILL ADD THEIR OWN STORIES TO THE ALREADY TROUBLING PICTURE.
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TRACK: ON A RETURN VISIT TO CAPITOL HILL, THE MILITARY'S TOP COMMANDERS STILL SAY THE ABUSIVE TECHNIQUES WERE NEVER APPROVED... AND INSIST THE ORDERS FOR INTERROGATION WERE TO STRICTLY FOLLOW GENEVA CONVENTION GUIDELINES.
(Super: Gen. Richard Myers/Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman)

They had very clear instructions about treating everybody humanely and that every interrogation technique had to be part of a plan and the plan approved at the appropriate level for the techniques being used. So clearly they were instructed properly." TRACK: BUT TOP BRASS PROMISE, THE PHOTOGRAPHIC PROOF WILL PUSH THE INVESTIGATION DEEPER.
(Super: Gen. Richard Myers/Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman)
SOT: We will leave no stone unturned to get to the bottom of this, to hold accountable, those who may be responsible an

d fix it, so it won t happen again." TRACK: WHILE THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES, COALITION FORCES ARE FACING A GROWING REAL ESTATE PROBLEM... IN SOUTHERN IRAQ THE LAST OF THE SPANISH TROOPS PULLED OUT- LEAVING EVEN FEWER TROOPS TO COVER THAT VOLATILE REGION. AND IN KARBALA, NAJAF AND KUFA - BATTLES RAGE ON AGAINST FOLLOWERS LOYAL TO SHIITE CLERIC MUKTADA AL SADR.
(ON-CAM CLOSE) STACY CASE/REPORTING

AND FOR THE FIRST TIME, THE ABUSE INVESTIGATION IS SPREADING WIDER THAN THE SEVEN SOLDIERS ACCUSED. THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT CONFIRMS IT'S NOW INVESTIGATING A CIVILIAN CONTRACTOR. STACY CASE CBS NEWS WASHINGTON.))

[Anti-War-Soldier]


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A U-S soldier is sentenced to one year in jail and a bad conduct discharge- after leaving his combat unit in Iraq.
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Sergeant Camilo (May-HEE-ah) Mejia of the Florida National Guard left his unit in protest of what he called an oil-driven war.
The 28 year old disobeyed orders to return to his unit from a two week furlough in October.
Five months later he turned himself in.
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[SOT 16:24:15]

((MARITZA CASTILLO/SOLDIER'S MOTHER: WE OPPOSE THIS WAR AND MY SON IS RIGHT. THIS IS AN ILLEGAL WAR AND A BRUTAL WAR. ))
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Mejia (me-HEE-ah) says he would rather go to prison that fight in Iraq.
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[Task-Force]


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Bullying is common in schools, but in the city of Roanoke it appears to be a larger problem.
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A task force on school safety and discipline released its report to city leaders today, and cited excessive bullying, lack of consistency in disciplinary action, a shortage of guidance counselors, and a lack of diversity at the elementary level. Task force members say even if not all of the suggestions are put into effect, it will help guide the school system's search for a new superintendent.
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[IN Q=This community has a comprehensive...]

((DANIEL MERENDA/TASK FORCE MEMBER; THIS COMMUNITY HAS A COMPREHENSIVE REPORT TO SAY TO THE NEW SUPERINTENDENT, THIS IS AN ISSUE, SAFETY AND DISCIPLINE THAT IS IMPORTANT TO US AS A COMMUNITY, AND WE NEED THE KIND OF LEADERSHIP THAT WILL MAKE IT A PRIORITY.))
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[OUT Q=will make it a priority.]
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The task force will meet with the school board and city council to discuss the report in depth on July 6th.
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[Stewart]


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Martha Stewart's lawyers are seeking a new trial because federal authorities have charged a key government witness with perjury.
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Stewart was convicted in March of lying about why she sold shares of ImClone Systems stock just before the price plunged. The witness, Larry Stewart, is accused of lying about two subjects -- his role in the examination of evidence, and his familiarity with a book proposal on ink analysis.
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[IN Q=TODAY'S CHARGES ARE ]

((DAVID KELLEY/US ATTORNEY--TODAY'S CHARGES ARE INDEED TROUBLING, VERY TROUBLING BECAUSE A TRUSTED AND ACCOMPLISHED LAB EXAMINER AND PUBLIC SERVANT VIOLATED THE PUBLIC TRUST))
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During the trial, Larry Stewart testified about a worksheet prepared by Martha's broker. His testimony was intended to show the broker added the number 60 to a document, and the ink was different.
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If convicted on two counts of perjury, Larry Stewart could face 10 years in prison.
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Still ahead on News 7, Robin says we're in for a hot weekend.
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((NAT MUSIC))
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Plus the material girl is going back on the road. We'll preview her re-invention.
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[Great-White]


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A great white shark is spotted off the North Carolina coast-
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[SUPER=03-Off Kill Devil Hills, NC]


The great white was seen about 13 miles off of Kill Devil Hills-
This video shows the shark as it circles a fishing boat.
The White shark is found in temperate waters throughout the world's oceans
White sharks are predatory animals.
As the sharks increase in size they become large enough to eat sea lions, elephant seals and small toothed whales.

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Coming up, the stars come out at Lowe's to lay the hammer down in qualifying, the Avalanche blasts the Cannons, and the Salem Spartans claim two Valley Cup lax titles, but first our extra point,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Arlington, TX/YES; :00]


Alex Rodriguez is back in Texas this weekend for the first time since being traded from the Rangers to the Yankees in the offseason. A-Rod homered tonight for the Bronx Bombers but the Rangers won the game 9 to 7.
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[go to scores] [go to break]
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[S-Qualify]


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The qualifying format for Nascar's all star race is unique to any other requiring three laps and a mandatory 4 tire pit stop. Tonight Rusty Wallace was the quickest claiming the top spot for tomorrow night's All Star Challenge.
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[SUPER=03-Concord, NC/SPEED; :00]


Wallace won the pole by clocking in at 2 minutes, 3.9 seconds. His stop likely was the difference at just over 12 and a half seconds. Rusty edged teammate Ryan Newman, who came in at 2 minutes 4.3 seconds. Here's the starting grid for tomorrow night's race.
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[SUPER=0107-11. Jimmie Johnson//12. Brian Vickers//13. Terry Labonte//14. Kurt Busch//15. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//;]
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[SUPER=0107-16. Kasey Kahne//17. Jeff Gordon//18. Dale Jarrett//19. Joe Nemechek//20. Ricky Craven//;]
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[S-Avs]


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The Salem Avalanche will be gone all next week to make way for the ACC Tournament. Tonight the Avs opened up a three game set with Potomac to close out a lengthy homestand.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Cannons vs. Avalanche; :00]


Mugsy had plenty of love to go around tonight at the ballpark.
This one was 1-all in the 4th when the Avs broke things open. Wade Robinson with the base knock back up the middle scores 2 Salem runs and just like that it was 3-1.
Later, Luke Scott doubles off the right centerfield wall with the bases loaded. They're not juiced anymore as three more Avs cross the plate for a 6-1 cushion.
[SUPER=37-Potomac/8/Salem/11/;]

Mark Saccamano followed that up with a double of his own scoring Scott. Salem went on to win it 11 to 8.
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[S-Hagan]


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UVA's rolls into next week's ACC baseball tourney in Salem ranked 7th in the country. A big reason for the Cavs success has been the play of punter turned designated hitter Tom Hagan. Steve Mason has more.
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[OUT Q=....News 7 sports"]
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((His two year career as UVa's starting punter was rocky. He averaged just over 35 yards a punt and UVa punting was second to last in the conference this past season. For the first time, Hagan heard boos. ((:)) Hagan met with Al Groh to inform him of his decision to end his football career. At the end of that meeting there was a mutual understanding. ((:)) ((:)) The sophomore is UVa's designated hitter who has served as a utility player at first base and in the outfield. He's batting .266 and is producing when it counts most. Hagan is batting 500 when the bases are loaded and .314 with runners in scoring position.)) ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:HAGAN AND HIS CAVALIERS, THE PRESEASON NUMBER 7 PICK IN THE CONFERENCE, MUST WAIT UNTIL SUNDAY TO FIND OUT IF THEY ARE THE TOP SEED IN THE ACC TOURNAMENT. GEORGIA TECH MUST SWEEP A SERIES WITH MARYLAND OVER THE WEEKEND TO STEAL THE TOP SEED FROM THE WAHOOS. IF THE YELLOW JACKETS LOSE ONE OF THOSE GAMES, VIRGINIA IS THE NUMBER ONE SEED. STEVE MASON NEWS 7 SPORTS. ))


[S-Boys]


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The high school Valley boys and girls lacrosse championship games faced off today at Roanoke College in Salem. In the boys title game, Patrick Henry battled the Spartans.
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[SUPER=03-Salem/Spartans vs. Patriots; :00]


Lets go right to the action, in the first half the Patriots attackman Ryan Parker is right in front of the goal and he fires the shot that finds the back of the net.
Salem led 6-4 at the half and in the third quarter the Spartans Billy Cameron drives around the cage, jumps in [SU
PER=34-Salem/13/Patrick Henry/5 ;]the air and shoots the ball that goes in, 7-4 Salem.


Cameron does it again here, this time on the off hip crank shot and Salem wins the Valley cup 13 to 5.
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[WIPE to ENG!!]

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[VO-NAT]
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The girls game also pitted the Spartans and Patriots.
Early on, Maggie Pace makes the pass to Ryan Rotanz for the tally. Salem led 1-nothing.
Then Katie Rotanz takes matters into her own hands going right down the pipe for another score. The
[SUPER=34-Salem/20/Patrick Henry/3/;]

Spartans won it big 20 to 3.
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[S-Golf]


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After holding the clubhouse lead for a time yesterday afternoon at the Henrico County Open in Richmond, Ashely Plantation pro Chip Sullivan stayed on the leaderboard today with a round of 3-under 69. Chip is 11-under for the tournament five shots off the lead.

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[Madonna]


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She's sold more than 200 million albums worldwide and had more top 10 singles than any other female artist in history.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;]

At 45, Madonna shows no sign of slowing down. In fact, "The Material Mom" kicks off her "Re-Invention Tour" Monday in Los Angeles, with plans to perform 50 shows in North America and Europe.
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[SOT :24]
[IN Q=THIS SHOW IS A PARTY ]

((JAMIE KING/MADONNA'S CONCERT DIRECTOR--THIS SHOW IS A PARTY SHES DANCING LIKE IVE NEVER SEEN HER DANCE BEFORE SHES CHALLENGING HERSELF CHALLENGING MESHES SAYING GIVE ME MORE))
[SUPER=01-Jamie King/Madonna's Concert Director;]
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[OUT Q=GIVE ME MORE]
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[VO-NAT]

Although her last album had poor sales, 750 thousand fans are lining up to see her reinvent herself again. Madonna's 44 U-S shows sold out right away, but internet ticket brokers still have seats -- The best ones cost thousands of dollars.
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