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Coming up on News 7-
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New reports that a top U-S official ordered the abuse of Iraqi prisoners. Former D-C mayor Marion Barry looks to make a comeback in politics. And it just may be the biggest lucky charm in the world.
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]

Plus highligts from local high school state championships. News 7 is next.

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A new report says that the top military man in Iraq signed off on harsh interrogation techniques in Iraq.
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]
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Good evening, I'm Myranda Stephens.

[Iraq]


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The top U-S commander in Iraq -- Lieutenant General Ricardo Sanchez -- reportedly signed off on a wide range of pressure tactics for use at the Abu Ghraib prison last fall.
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According to the Wahington Post, those tactics included a bread and water diet, extreme temperatures, reversing sleep patterns, and allowing the use of military dogs for interrogation -- all without the approval of higher ups.
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The Associated Press reports at least five soldiers objected to the abuse to their superiors and one demanded to be reassigned, yet nothing was done. Meanwhile, another senior official in the Iraqi government has been assasinated. Scott Rapoport has more.
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((ANOTHER BLOW TO IRAQ'S IMPENDING INDEPENDENCE....A SENIOR IRAQI OFFICIAL IN THE NEW GOVERNMENT HAS BEEN ASSASINATED - THE SECOND IN THE LAST MONTH. SADDAM HUSSEIN LOYALISTS ARE BEING BLAMED FOR THE DEATH OF THE 60 YEAR OLD DEPUTY FOREIGN MINISTER - GUNNED DOWN ON HIS WAY TO WORK ON SATURDAY MORNING. SUPER: Dan Senor/Coalition Advisor (POOL)
sot: (94150) while there have been some tragedies -important to note the number which have been averted, a credit to Ir

aqi security forces..."
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TRANSFER OF POWER TO IRAQ IS JUST WEEKS AWAY...BUT THE U.S. MILITARY PRESENCE WILL REMAIN STRONG AFTER JUNE 30TH. US OFFICIALS SAY THE ROLE OF THE COALITION FORCES WILL CHANGE FROM AN OCCUPATION TO A PARTNERSHIP WITH IRAQI FORCES SUPER: MARK KIMMITT / BRIGADIER GENERAL (POOL)
sot: 94740 We will not be pulling out of the cities...we will not be relocating - we certainly would like to see more a

nd more Iraqi security forces at the lead...." KIMMIT SAYS INTERNATIONAL MILITARY PRESENCE SHOULD LOOK NO DIFFERENT THAN IT DID 6 MONTHS AGO. RADICAL CLERIC MUQTADA AL-SADR HAS ONCE AGAIN PLEDGED TO WORK WITH THE NEW GOVERNMENT - IF - IT WORKS TO END THE U.S. MILITARY PRESENCE. U.S. OFFICIALS APPLAUD HIS REMARKS, BUT SAY THEY WILL WAIT TO SEE IF HE MEANS IT - SADR HAS MADE CONTRADICTORY STATEMENTS IN THE PAST. AS THE HANDOVER OF SOVEREIGNTY TO IRAQ APPROACHES... THE BRITISH NAVY TURNED OVER A NAVAL BASE IN THE SOUTHERN PORT OF UMM QASR NEAR BASRA....THE IRAQI NAVAL POLICE...TRAINED BY BRITISH FORCES...BEGAN THEIR FIRST PATROL OF THE PORT AREA.... SR, CBS NEWS))

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A statement purported to be from al-Qaida claims the group has kidnapped an American citizen in the Saudi Arabian capital. The U-S Embassy confirms it's working with local authorities to locate the missing man. An embassy spokeswoman says the American went missing today, but would not identify him.
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The statement appeared on an Islamic Web site. It shows a photo of a man and a Lockheed Martin business card with the name ``Paul M. Johnson.''
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The statement says the kidnapping is in retaliation for abuses at Abu Graib prison and Guantanamo Bay. The online statement also claims al-Qaida was behind the killing of an American today in Saudi Arabia.

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Fire heavily damaged a house in Roanoke this morning, and scorched another next door.
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The fire started around 8:20 in the 600-block of Loudon Avenue. Firefighters say the house was fully involved when they got there, and that the fire had spread to the house next door.
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((IT WAS INVOLVED FROM THE FIRST FLOOR THROUGH THE TOP, BURNING LIKE A FURNACE ENCLOSED IN THE BRICK WALLS.THEY WERE SOLID BRICK WALLS ON THIS BUILDING.))
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Firefighters were able to control the blaze in about 25-minutes. The fire also knocked down some power lines, but no one was hurt. Officials say the house was vacant, but it had been gutted and prepped for remodeling. The fire is still under investigation.
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[Habitat-House]


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A special group of volunteers is getting together to make a Lynchburg woman's dream of owning her own home a reality.
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More than 200 adults from the Central Virginia Training Center have signed up to help build a house for the Lynchburg chapter of Habitat for Humanity.
All of them have some degree of mental or physical disability, but officials say the focus will be on what they CAN do.
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((DEBORAH SILVERMAN/LYNCHBURG HABITAT CHAPTER: HABITAT WORKS EVERY DAY WITH FOLKS WHO ARE UNSKILLED. AND WE ALWAYS WORK WITH THE CHALLENGE OF MAKING IT POSSIBLE FOR UNSKILLED FOLKS TO BUILD A HOME. SO THIS ISN'T NEW TO US. WHAT'S NEW IS FOR THE COMMUNITY TO RECOGNIZE THAT THERE ARE NO BARRIERS TO BUILDING A HOUSE.))
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Serena Jones will be the new homeowner once the house is finished sometime in September.
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[Home-Fair]


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Buying your first home can be a nerve-wracking process, especially if you're not familiar with the ins and outs of banking, credit and real estate.
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That's why the Lynchburg Community Action Group organized its first-ever Home Ownership Fair today at the City Armory.
Even with interest rates at record lows, many buyers might have trouble putting together the financing for a new home.
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((MELISSA YUILLE/HOMEOWNER FAIR ORGANIZER: THEY MAY BE ELIGIBLE BUT THERE ARE SO MANY PROGRAMS TO HELP THEM TO REACH THAT GOAL. THERE ARE MANY HOMEOWNER CLUBS THAT ARE AROUND THAT ARE ABLE TO HELP THEM. THE CLUBS ARE USUALLY TWELVE TO EIGHTEEN MONTHS, AND IT WILL HELP THEM TO REBUILD THEIR CREDIT AND TEACH THEM ABOUT BUDGETING AND WORKING WITH YOUR LOAN OFFICERS AND REAL ESTATE PEOPLE.))
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About 75 exhibitors including realtors, banks and credit counseling agencies were on hand at the fair.
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[Kaine]


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Politics sometimes makes for strange bedfellows -- the latest example being former Democratic Governor Doug Wilder's new-found friendship with many state Republicans.
Wilder's teaming up with the G-O-P to push for at-large mayoral elections in Richmond.
And next week, he'll speak to Republican leaders at their statewide retreat.
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So, can a Wilder endorsement of Jerry Kilgore for governor be far behind?
Kilgore's likely opponent.. Democrat Tim Kaine.. isn't worried.
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((LT. GOV. TIM KAINE: HE AND JERRY WORKED TOGETHER TO TRY AND DERAIL THE BUDGET PROCESS WE JUST HAD AND SUGGEST WE SHOULD HAVE A REFERENDUM INSTEAD OF DOING A BUDGET LIKE THE LEGISLATURE HAS DONE EVERY YEAR SINCE THE 1600'S AND I VERY STRONGLY DISAGREED WITH HIM ON THAT. AND SO YOU KNOW HE MAY BE LEANING THAT WAY, BUT THAT DOESN'T CAUSE ME ANY CONCERN.))


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Kaine says Wilder's support of Kilgore would NOT hurt his own chances in the election.
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Family members of victims of the Oklahoma City bombing show outrage that one of the bombers will be allowed to live. That story is still to come on News 7 at 11.
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and also, 10 years ago tonight the crime was comitted that sparked the trial of the century.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, James River rides Angela Tincher's arm to a second straight state title. Tunstall claims the 2A baseball trophy, and highlights from 3 state soccer matches. Plus, Bob Huggins says he's sorry and a game four NBA finals game 4 preview on the way in sports.))

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Former President George H-W Bush is celebrating another milestone.
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Bush turned 80-years-old today. This morning, a mural was unveiled in his name, to highlight some of the victories in his long political career. A local artist designed the piece, which is appropriately called "80 points of light." Bush had considered postponing his party after learning the news of former President Ronald Reagan's death. But, several of Reagan's close friends talked him out of that, saying it would be nice to celebrate a happy moment.
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[Barry-Comeback]


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Washington D-Cs controversial former mayor is planning a political comeback.
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Marion Barry announced today he will run for a seat on the District Council. During his third term as mayor in 1990, the F-B-I caught Barry on video smoking crack cocaine. He was convicted of drug possession in another incident and sentenced to six months in prison. After his release he won a council seat -- which helped propel him to a victory in the 1994 mayoral race. Barry insists he isn't looking to become the mayor of D-C for a fifth time.
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Many relatives and friends of those killed in the Oklahoma City bombing are upset over last night's deadlocked jury that will keep Terry Nichols from getting the death penalty.
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It's the second time the convicted murderer's life has been spared. A federal jury failed to give him the death penalty in 19-98, and for many family members, this was a chance for them to get what they wanted. But with the jury deadlocked, the harshest penalty the judge can impose is *life without parole.*
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((DALLAS DAVIS/LOST DAUGHTER IN BOMBING--I WAS DISAPPOINTED OF COURSE WE ALL WERE)) ((ROY SELLS/WIFE DIED IN BLAST--THE BEST THING TO COME OUT OF THESE, IS WE GOT TWO OF AMERICA'S WORST TERRORISTS OFF THE STREET THEY CAN BOMB NO MORE)) ((PEGGY BROXTERMAN/SON KILLED IN BOMBING--JUST WHAT I THOUGHT. MIGHT GO WRONG. GOT A COUPLE OF BLEEDING HEARTS ON THE JURY AND WE LOST))
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The 19-95 bombing of the Alfred-P-Murrah Federal building in Oklahoma City killed 168 people. Nichols was convicted of helping put together the bomb and obtain the materials used to build it. With or without parole, sentencing is set for August ninth.
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[Patrick-Murder]


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A husband and wife from Patrick County now face capital murder charges in the slaying of their neighbors.
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[TAKE FS E562] A grand jury issued indictments this week against Justin Manning and Virginia Manning of Meadows of Dan. The two are accused of killing Kenneth Williams and Deanna Williams, who were found dead in their home in late January.
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The grand jury also indicted each of the Mannings on charges of robbery and using a firearm in a felony. The Mannings were arrested in March after authorities found them in Mexico.

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State police say they need your help to figure out why a police cruiser collided with another car Monday in Henry County.
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They're asking anyone who may have seen the crash on Route 57 or the events leading up to it -- to call them.
Trooper A-J Hairston was responding to a call when he struck a car driven by Lisa Johnson of Martinsville almost head on.
Both were flown to hospitals for treatment.
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[Bonnaroo-Death]


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A huge music festival in Manchester, Tennessee ran for the third day today, but the event took a turn for the worse after two people died.
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According to toxicology reports, both people died from excessive drug use. Police have released the identity of one of them -- a 20-year-old man from Michigan who attended the concert with his mother.
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((STEVE GRAVES/COFFEE COUNTY SHERIFF: WE'VE HAD TWO DEATHS AND YOU KNOW, IT'S BEEN TWO YEARS PAST WE DIDN'T. SO, YOU KNOW IT'S A LITTLE DISHEARTENING, BUT YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE THINGS LIKE THAT." RICK FARMAN/BONNAROO PROMOTER: "YOU KNOW OBVIOUSLY, THIS IS SOMETHING THAT YOU NEVER WANT TO HAPPEN OR EVER WANT TO HAVE HAPPEN. IT'S A REALLY SAD THING. OUR GOAL IS TO PROVIDE A FUN AND SAFE ENVIRONMENT AND THAT'S WHAT WE'RE HOPING TO CONTINUE TO DO."))
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The Bonnaroo festival is held every year and thousands of people from all over the country flock to the rural location to attend. More than 80 bands will perform throughout the festival on six stages.
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[Simpson-10th]


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Today marks the 10th anniversary of two murders that sparked the biggest television courtroom drama ever.
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O-J Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman were found stabbed to death at Simpson's L-A home on June 12th 1994. Simpson was acquitted on the murder charges after a highly publicized trial, but he was found *civilly liable* for the murders, and was ordered to pay more than 33-million-dollars. The judgment has not been paid because he lives in Florida, where his pension can not be touched. The football Hall of Famer says he feels no obligation to pay because he did not commit the murders.
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Two tennis pros are going for a world record in San Francisco.
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Celebrity tennis pros Rob Peterson and Ray Miller are attempting to break their previous Guinness world record for the "longest tennis rally in history." That record was 17-thousand, 62 non-stop shots in nine hours. They think they can beat that this time. All proceeds from the event will go to charity.
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Coming up, Tunstall, James River and Hidden Valley all claim state championships, Bob Huggins apologizes in Cincinnati, and the Pistons confidently await Game Four with the Lakers, but first our extra point,
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Barry Bonds hit career homer number 675 today as the Giants beat Baltimore 9-6 in eleven innings. Bonds shot upstaged Rafael Palmeiro who went deep twice for the O's, passing Mickey Mantle for eleventh on the all time homer list. Now the rest of your baseball digits.
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The spring jubilee wrapped up its third year in Radford this evening in grand fashion. Let's start on the softball diamond where Jefferson Forest beat Rustburg this morning advancing to tonight's final against Turner Ashby.
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JF's Allison Carter did all she could to keep the Cavaliers in this one until the very end keeping the Knights off the board until the bottom of the 7th.
[SUPER=34-Jefferson Forest/0/Turner Ashby/1/;]

With two outs, Lauren Resnick goes back up the middle good enough for the game winning RBI. Turner Ashby beat Jefferson Forest 1-nothing.
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[S-River]


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John Shotwell's James River Knights have repeated as state single A softball champs after a nailbiting 1-oh win over Page County.
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[SUPER=03-Radford/Page Co. vs. James River; :00]


Coach Shotwell got his usual performance from Virginia Tech bound pitcher Angela Tincher.
The fireballing ace struck out 19 batters and allowed just one hit in getting her 17th straight shutout.
[SUPER=34-James River/1/Page Co./0/;]


Melissa Broughman delivered an RBI single in the 9th as James River picked up the trophy with a 1-zip win.
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[S-Cave]


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Two teams from our area went at it in the double A baseball final as Cave Spring squared off with Tunstall.
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After scoring 12 runs in yesterday's semfinal win, the Knights couldn't get much out of the bats in this one.
The reason--Trojans pitcher Will Inman. He gets the strikeout right here, and also homered in the game
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helping Tunstall claim the hardware with most of Dry Fork on hand 4-nothing.
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[S-Forest]


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The Group Two A state boys soccer championship matched Jefferson Forest against Charlottesville. Steve Mason has more on a heroic Cavalier effort.
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((The Cavaliers would compete in their first soccer state championship in school history and the teams incredibly strong heart could be found in the goal. Chris Ghobrial suffered a severely sprained ankle in the regional championship and could not walk until this past Thursday. ((:))
The junior kept the Cavaliers despite the fact that Forest was outshot 27 to 8. With about 10 minutes left in the game, trailing 1-nothing, Forests Travis Graham finds the back of the net on the rocket kick. ((:)) After 80 minutes of regulation ended in a 1-1 deadlock, the teams would play 20 more minutes in a pair of overtime and sudden death periods. The next option was a shootout. Charlottesville's Nick Kell stopped the sixth shot and the Black Knights Michael NeGash scored on the following kick. Charlottesville wins their first state title 6-5.)) ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:))

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[WIPE to ENG!!]
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The Hidden Valley girls fell in the rain delayed double A semis. The Titans were tied at 1 with Broad Run, but Brianna Smith put home the winning tally in the 89th minute as Broad Run ended the Titans run 2-1.
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To Group A boys action where Radford and George Mason were suspended yesterday. The lay-off didn't hurt the Patriots as they posted a 1-nothing victory and later won the title over Clarke County.
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[S-Tennis]


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In Group Two A Tennis this morning, Hidden Valley's boys won the state by beating Handley 5-2. The Titans won 4 of the 6 singles matches and clinched the title when the doubles tandem of Luke Wray and Scott Gunter won their match in straight sets.
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And in Newport News today, Patrick Henry's Brock Newton and Tyler Early teamed up to win the Group Three A doubles championship over Mills Godwin 7-5 and 6-3. Newton came up short in his bid for the singles title.

[S-Huggins]


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University of Cincinnati basketball coach Bob Huggins has been suspended indefinitely with pay while the matter of his DUI arrest is resolved in the courts. Huggins has acknowledged he made a huge mistake.
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[S-NBA]


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The Detroit Pistons can't wait for tomorrow night's Game Four of the NBA Finals in Motown. Larry Brown's team is up 2-1 in the series thanks in large part to great chemistry, confidence and unselfishness.
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Washington's Emerald City is shining a little bit brighter tonight.
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Two of the world's largest sapphires are on display on-board a brand new luxury cruise ship called the Sapphire Princess. Hundreds of people came out in Seattle to get a glance of the gems -- measured at a whopping 61-Thousand carats. That's also landed them a spot in the Guiness Book of World Records. The stones were found a decade ago off the African coast. (------------)