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Coming up on News 7-
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President Bush speaks tonight about the transition of power in Iraq.
Going to the Golden Arches could bring you the silver screen.
Plus forget the rod and reel- some people are getting guns out to bring in the fish and it's legal.
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[Talent=Jean]


And the latest on changing your cell phone service.
News 7 at Eleven is next.

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((OUR COALITION HAS A CLEAR GOAL, UNDERSTOOD BY ALL. TO SEE THE IRAQI PEOPLE IN CHARGE OF IRAQ FOR THE FIRST TIME IN GENERATIONS.))
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[OUT Q=first time in generations;]
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President Bush outlines a five step plan "to help Iraq achieve democracy and freedom."
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[Bush-Speech]


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Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon. In five weeks the U-S will return power to Iraqis. Tonight, for the first time, President Bush offered specific details of the planned June 30th transition. In his speech from the U-S Army War College in Pensylvania, the President outlined 5 key areas that the U-S will focus on to bring stability and democracy to a free Iraq. President sought to convince Americans the war was worth fighting.
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Stacy Case is live in Washington with more on the President's speech.
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[OUT Q=HIS HANDLING OF IRAQ. ;]

((DESPITE ONGOING TROUBLES IN IRAQ, AN INCREASINGLY IMPATIENT PUBLIC, AND A CRUCIAL DEADLINE TO MEET ... PRESIDENT BUSH SAYS HE'S STICKING TO THE JUNE 30TH TRANSFER OF POWER -- AND THE LARGER MISSION AT HAND.
(SOT: PRESIDENT BUSH)

"Our efforts are focused and unrelenting and no power of the enemy will stop Iraq's progress." SPEAKING TO A CROWD AT THE ARMY WAR COLLEGE IN PENNSYLVANIA MONDAY NIGHT, MR. BUSH FOR THE FIRST TIME OFFERED SOME SPEC
IFICS. IT STARTS WITH THE U.S. AND THE UNITED NATIONS WORKING TOGETHER TO HELP FORM AN INTERIM GOVERNMENT --- HAND PICK
ED BY A U-N REPRESENTATIVE---- A GOVERNMENT THAT WILL BE IN POWER UNTIL IRAQ'S FIRST DEMOCRATIC ELECTIONS NEXT JANUAR

Y.
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The special envoy intends to put forward the names of interim govt. officials this week." THE PRESIDENT'S 5 POINT PLAN ALSO ADDRESSED SECURITY. HE SAYS AMERICAN TROOPS WILL STAY IN PLACE, BUT THE PRESIDENT ALSO OUTLINED EFFORTS TO GET IRAQI POLICE FORCES TRAINED AND EQUIPPED TO TAKE ON THE MOUNTING SECURITY CHALLENGES. AND THE PRESIDENT EMPHASIZED THE PATH TO A PEACEFUL AND INDEPENDENT IRAQ WILL NEED BROAD INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT.
(SOT: BUSH)

"Most nations have indicated strong support for the success of a free Iraq and I'm confident that we'll share in the responsibility to bring that sucess." THE APPEAL FOR MULTILATERAL PARTICIPATION CAME ON THE SAME DAY THE U.S. AND BRITAIN BEGAN CIRCULATING A NEW U.N. RESOLUTION... ENDORSING THE PRESIDENT'S PLAN. BUT THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF ALSO NEEDS TO MUSTER UP SUPPORT HERE AT HOME. THE LATEST CBS NEWS POLL FOUND 61-PERCENT OF AMERICANS DISAPPROVE OF HIS HANDLING OF IRAQ.
(STANDUP) STACY CASE/CBS NEWS

EVEN WITH HIS JOB APPROVAL RATING AT AN ALL-TIME LOW, PRESIDENT BUSH IS STAYING THE COURSE IN IRAQ. HE ANNOUNCED NO MAJOR STRATEGY CHANGES TONIGHT AND HE DID NOT GIVE A DATE WHEN U.S. TROOPS WILL PULL OUT. STACY CASE, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))
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[Buckner-Fire;]


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A duplex in Roanoke was significantly damaged after fire this evening.
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It's believed the fire started in the bedroom of the Buckner street home. A person driving by the home noticed smoke and flames coming from a window air conditioning unit and called the fire department. Officials are still investigating the cause of the fire. No one was injured in the blaze.
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[Merchants-Tax]


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The first summer assessment of Montgomery County's controversial Merchant's Tax may NEVER happen.
Tonight supervisors came up with a proposal to eliminate the August First assessment and reduce the tax rate even further.
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[SUPER=03-Christiansburg]

The tax is on all inventory at local businesses, but several car dealerships have long said it's too high. The Board of Supervisors lowered the tax last year but decided to assess it twice and take the average of the two days. Now some businesses are complaining the tax is becoming costly and disruptive.
The board will hold a public hearing on June 28.
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[Cell-Phones]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Are you sick of your cell service, but don't want the hassle of having to tell everyone your new number? Well now mobile doesn't just apply to phones, but phone NUMBERS as well. [**CELL PHONE GRAPHIC IN MONITOR***]
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Richard Lesko joins us with more.
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[SUPER=@richard1;]

Jean, cellphone portability has been available in the 1-hundred largest cell markets since November, and now it has come to the rest of the country. Before, cell numbers have belonged to the companies, but now customers can take their digits to a new provider.
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(( Day one of cellphone portability in this area was a busy one for cell phone companies.
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((JOHN SIGGINS/VERIZON STORE MANAGER; NORMALLY MONDAY'S ARE VERY BUSY, AND TODAY IT'S NOT ONLY BUSY BUT DOUBLED THAT.))
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For some cell customers, switching providers was as easy as making a call...
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[IN Q=Saving money...]

((ADAM WILLIAMS; SAVING MONEY, WORKED OUT PRETTY GOOD, DEFINITELY A CONSUMER ADVANTAGE.))
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but more than a few went away disappointed.
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((TIM FLAGG; I'VE WAITED A MONTH TO DO THIS, ONLY TO FIND OUT THAT I CAN'T DO IT.))
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[OUT Q=that I can't do it.]

That's because there are restrictions on transferring numbers. In fact it won't work if you are trying to change service from other states, or another part of Virginia.
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[IN Q=You have to stay...]

((JOHN SIGGINS/VERIZON STORE MANAGER; YOU HAVE TO STAY IN THE SAME LOCAL AREA WE CAN'T PORT A NUMBER FROM CALIFORNIA TO A LOCAL NUMBER HERE. IF THE NUMBER IS BASED IN THE ROANOKE AREA WE CAN KEEP IN THE ROANOKE AREA, HOWEVER CAN'T PORT IT FROM ANY OTHER AREA.))
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And doing your homework can mean fewer headaches when you are trying to make the switch.
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((JOHN SIGGINS/VERIZON STORE MANAGER; IT'S A LOT OF RESEARCH BY THE CUSTOMER, BUT THAT'S WHAT'S BEEN HELPING. I THINK OUR CUSTOMERS ARE COMING IN VERY EDUCATED, AND THAT'S HELPING THE PORT PROCESS.))
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There are a few tips that can help the process move faster. Take one of your bills that includes your account number to the store,
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean/Richard BAM;]

and Jean, even if you're fed up with your service DON'T cancel your existing account until you sign up with a new company. If you do that you could end up losing the number you're trying to save.

[Franklin-Murder]


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Franklin County authorities are investigating a murder.
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9-11 dispatchers say they got a call around two this morning, that a woman was shot inside a home on Water's Edge Road, near Smith Mountain Lake. When deputies arrived, they found the body of 28-year-old Charmane Tamika Davis of Danville. Authorities believe Davis went to the home looking for her boyfriend, whom she suspected of cheating. An autopsy is now being performed to find out exactly how she died. Investigators say Davis was driving a friend's car, which they found parked not too far from the home. Authorities are holding another car -- one they believe may lead to a suspect.
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[Festival-License]


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The group that battled the Roanoke Civic Center on expanded alcohol sales will be watching partiers at Festival in the Park.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 2002;]

The ABC Board this morning gave agents permission to grant the annual attraction several special events licenses. A group of local churches had challenged Festival's application saying alcohol should not be served at a community event. Concerned Christians of the Valley even accuses Festival of violating ABC regulations.
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((BARNEY ARTHUR/CONCERNED CHRISTIANS OF THE VALLEY: WELL, OBVIOUSLY WE'RE DISAPPOINTED. WE KNEW THAT WE HAD STRONG EVIDENCE THAT THESE VIOLATIONS HAD OCCURRED AND THERE NEEDED TO BE SOME TYPE OF SANCTION.))
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[OUT Q= TYPE OF SANCTION.]
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Arthur says C-C-O-T-V members will be keeping an eye on drinkers and servers at this year's event to kick off Friday.

Festival organizer Stu Israel says anyone trying to buy alcohol will have their ID checked by trained personnel. He adds that in 34 years, Festival has never been cited for breaking a single ABC regulation.


[New-Bishop]


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The Richmond Catholic Diocese is officially under new leadership.
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Reverend Francis Dilorenzo comes to Virginia from Hawaii. The 61-year-old is replacing retired Bishop Walter Sullivan. DiLorenzo says one of his first goals is to visit parishes to assess the needs of Virginia Catholics. The new Bishop will oversee 143 parishes accross the state. His installation ceremony was held today at Richmond's Sacred Heart Cathedral.
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Researchers at the Smart Road come up with another smart idea to make driving safer.
Details when News 7 returns.
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A burger, fries, a shake and... a MOVIE? It could be coming to a McDonalds near you.
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((THAT'S WHAT EVERYONE IS GOING TO TODAY))
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You could call it a McMovie... details coming up.
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[Sports-Preview]


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(( Hey, folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as participants in this week's ACC baseball tournament feast on Salem hospitality tonight. UVa's dominates the league's postseason honors. Plus, it was a day of fast tennis matches and PH rolls in the Regionals and Agassi gets rolled in Paris. Tonight on the Big 7.))
[McDonalds-Videos]

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Would you like a movie with those french fries?
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[SUPER=03-Denver, CO]


The latest in DVD flicks may be coming to a McDonalds near you.
McDonalds is cooking up a new concept- it's not just going to feed you. It'll entertain you too.
For a dollar a day, customers can order their favorite DVD- choosing from new releases in self serve kiosks inside and outside the restauant.
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(( BRETT KELLEY/MCDONALD'S CUSTOMER; TODAY IF I WAS GOING TO WATCH A MOVIE. I WOULD JUST GRAB ONE HERE AND CHEAP TOO. A LOT CHEAPER THAN WHAT I PAID LAST NIGHT.))
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McDonalds wills tock the same top 30 DVD titles as video stores-
Some Marketing analysts say McDonalds is venturing into strange new terrority since after all, they know burgers, not movies.
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((TODD CHANKO/ANAYLST: I DON'T KNOW IF PEOPLE ARE LOOKING TO HAVE THEIR DVD'S WITH FRIES.))
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[Vo-Nat 06 PLUS PAD]
The concept is being tested in Denver and if it works, it'll be featured in McDonalds across the country.
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[Warner-Budget]


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After months of talk about budget deficits and tax increases, it's possible Virginia could finish the year with a 200-million dollar budget surplus.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


But Governor Mark Warner says one month of "better-than-expected revenues" is no reason to ditch the tax reforms lawmakers agreed on earlier this month.
Warner says the recent compromise should help convince credit rating agencies to keep Virginia at its Triple-A level.
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((GOV. MARK WARNER: MY GUT IS THEY WILL REAFFIRM OUR TRIPLE-A BOND RATING. WE'VE MET ALL THE CRITERIA THEY OUTLINED LAST SEPTEMBER. BUT UNTIL THEY ACT, I'M KEEPING MY FINGERS CROSSED.))
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[OUT Q=my fingers crossed.]
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Warner says the state should know by mid-June whether its bond rating will remain the same.
The governor was in Lynchburg today, explaining the final product of all those budget negotiations.
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[Smart-Road]


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Researchers at the Smart Road are hoping to put the brakes on some fatal crashes. Nearly a third of all fatal crashes in the U-S happen at intersections.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

V-Dot helped construct a mock-intersection on the road. It's being used to test out new alert systems for drivers to warn them if they are about to run a red light. Researchers are developing a warning system for the roadway and also testing out one for inside a car. The new technology could be available in just three to five years.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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History is literally on the move in Lexington. We'll have the story straight from the horses mouth...
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[***USE NAT SOUND UNDER***]
Plus a generations old tradition is under fire. The fight over shooting fish when News 7 returns.
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[Little-Sorrel]


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With major renovations on tap, the V-M-I Museum is on the move.
And today, the most challenging piece of the collection was among the first to find new quarters.
Joe Dashiell reports on the latest ride of "Little Sorrell."
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((Humans did the heavy lifting, as Little Sorrel left Jackson Memorial Hall for a temporary home at the other end of the Parade Ground.
After hours of preparation, the crew carefully carried Stonewall Jackson's steed to a waiting trailer.
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[IN Q=Moving a 150- year- old mounted hide]

((MOVING A 150 YEAR- OLD MOUNTED HIDE IS A CHALLENGE IN THAT YOU HAVE TO MINIMIZE VIBRATION, YOU HAVE TO MAKE SURE THE MOST DELICATE PORTIONS OF THE STRUCTURE ARE SOUND, THE LEGS, THE ANKLES, THE KNEES, THE TIPS OF THE EARS. WE WANT TO MAKE SURE HE GETS THERE IN ONE PIECE IS OUR MAIN CONCERN.))
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Jackson was riding Little Sorrel at the battle of Chancellorsville when he was mortally wounded, and the horse lived out his days at the old soldiers home in Richmond.
The mounted hide returned to Lexington in 1948, and it has remained on display since.
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((MIKE JENNINGS/VMI CARPENTER: IT WAS A BIG CHALLENGE GETTING IT HERE AND I'M GLAD IT'S HERE WITHOUT A MISTAKE.)) ((JOHN CAMPER/VMI CARPENTER: WE'VE WORKED WITH KEITH ON DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE MUSEUM, THIS IS JUST ONE OF THE MANY THINGS WE DO HERE. HAVE YOU EVER DONE ANYTHING QUITE LIKE THIS? NO WE HAVEN'T MOVED A HORSE BEFORE.))
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They'll get to do it again.
Little Sorrel's new home is the Marshall library, where selected VMI artifacts will remain on display.
But two years from now, when renovations to Jackson Memorial Hall are complete, Little Sorrel will ride again.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Lexington))

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The ACC baseball tournament is ready to set up shop at Salem Memorial. The teams already are in town, and we'll show what they did tonight, plus check with the school that has the conference's player and coach of the year. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/This Afternoon; :00]

For the second straight year - the Patrick Henry high school boys' tennis team claimed the Northwest regional team championship. This afternoon at the River's Edge - the Patriots needed just 50 minutes to beat Stafford. PH will host the state quarterfinals on June 1st.
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[S-ACC]


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The ACC baseball teams who are in town for this year's postseason conference tournament feasted on some of that good ol' Salem hospitality tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]

The Civic center staff at the Taliaferro Complex threw down an old fashioned bar-b-que for the players and coaches that included grilled chicken, hamburgers, baked beans and of course a make your own sundae bar.
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Tomorrow each team will practice and tomorrow night the six-day tournament begins with Wake Forest and Maryland in the 7:30pm play-in game.
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[vo nat con't] The league also handed out its postseason honors tonight, and UVa cleaned up.
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[S-UVA]


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The upstart Cavs put a combined four players on the first and second team All-ACC squads, and they picked up the two big honors of the night. Brian O'Connor was named the ACC coach of the year and UVa's Joe Koshansky became the first Cavalier ever to win ACC player of the year honors. Steve Mason has more on Virginia's magical season.
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((The Cavaliers were the preseason ACC seventh pick. 42 wins later, the Cavaliers are second seed in this weeks conference tournament ONLY because Georgia Tech had to win 17 straight, the longest current winning streak in the country. ((:)) Of the Wahoos 42 wins, 17 of them were a result of a come from behind victory, breaking a tie ball game in the 8th, 9th or extra innings, or a late inning serge. UVa has won 12 of 14 one run games. ((:))
Virginia is near the bottom of the conference in homeruns so wins can be pinned on two crucial components, pitching and a solid defense.)) ((:)) ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:SECOND SEEDED UVA OPENS THE ACC TOURNAMENT AGAINST SEVENTH SEEDED DUKE WEDNESDAY AT FIVE O'CLOCK. THE CAVALIERS ARE 15 AND 2 AGAINST THE BLUE DEVILS SINCE 1999 BUT THE CAVS WILL NOT BE TAKING THEM LIGHTLY. UVA IS JUST 1 AND 4 ALL TIME AGAINST DUKE IN THE ACC BASEBALL TOURNAMENT. STEVE MASON NEWS 7 SPORTS.))
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Tickets for the tournament are available at the Salem Civic Center box office. Again, the only game tomorrow is Maryland and Wake Forest at 7:30.

[S-Averett]


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Averett University named Jimmy Allen its new head basketball coach today. The former Northside guard under Billy Pope who later starred at Emory and Henry already has 11 years of experience as a division one assistant. Most recently he was at Wofford and he worked 6 years at Navy under Don Devoe.

[S-Wise]


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Former Friday Football Extra lineman Daniel Wise has committed to play college football at UVa Wise.
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[SUPER=03-Daleville; :00]


The 6 foot four, 250 pounder from Lord Botetourt felt like the school with his name was a perfect fit in more ways than one.
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[OUT Q=........life would be there"]
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[SUPER=03-Wise/Last Season;]


Wise was recruited by Bridgewater and got a look from Marshall but feels he can contribute most to the Cavalier program.
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[S-Andre]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Andre Agassi definitely wasn't at home at the French Open today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Paris, France/espn2; :00]

The popular 6th seed was knocked off in a staggering upset by a kid who had to make it into the main draw through a qualifier. Jerome Haehnel (HAY-NEL) beat Agassi in straight sets 6-4, 7-6 and 6-3.
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[S-NHL]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-177 10950tc]
[GRAPHIC=NHL]
[ENG#=1]

Sometimes things just don't seem right. On the eve of John Tortorella's debut as a head coach in the Stanley Cup finals
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NHL; :00]

his former boss and at times one of his adversaries was fired today. Former Carolina Thunderbirds coach Rick Dudley was relieved of his duties of as General manager of the Florida Panthers after two seasons.
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[S-Rookies]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-171 TC11149]
[GRAPHIC=NFL]
[ENG#=2]


The first batch of NFL rookie cards from Donruss with players in their new NFL uniforms were recently shot in LA.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA; :00]


Among the participants, former Hokies Kevin Jones, who donned his Lions garb, and DeAngelo Hall, who sported the brand new Falcons duds. Both Jones and Hall are anxious to make their mark as professionals.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=BITES]
[SUPER=01-Kevin Jones/Detroit Lions Rookie; :02]
[SUPER=01-DeAngelo Hall/Atlanta Falcons Rookie; :08]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=just practice and play."]
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[TOSS TO BREAK]


[Fishing-Gun]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11PM]
[WRITER=ecu]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]

A few anglers are sticking to their guns in a clash over their unique style of fishing.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-St. Albans, VT]

Every spring, Vermonters congregate around Lake Champlain to shoot fish. The ritual has been part of the local culture for the past 100 years.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Sometimes anywheres]

((HENRY DEMAR/SPORT FISHERMAN; SOMETIMES ANYWHERE'S BETWEEN 25 AND 50 PEOPLE LINE UP ALONG THE SHORELINE))
[SUPER=01-Henry Demar/Sport Fisherman;]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=the shoreline]
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[VO-NAT]

"Gun-fishing" was briefly banned in 1969, but massive outcry demanded that it be reinstated. However, some today feel the practice should stop.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It goes against]

((ROBERT ROOKS/STATE GAME WARDEN; IT GOES AGAINST SOME OF THE ETHICS OF FISHING AND FAIR CHASE AND THE OTHER THING IS THE FISH ARE SPAWNING IN THE SPRING AND THAT'S WHEN WE LIKE TO PROTECT THE FISH))
[SUPER=01-Robert Rooks/State Game Warden;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=protect the fish]
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[VO-NAT]

But as public support for the practice has grown over the years, keeping the tradition may be easier than, well, shooting fish in a barrel. (------------)