04/03/05

News 7 at 6

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ENG#=1 Coming up on News 7,



Strong winds known down trees and power
lines in some areas.
VO NAT VO NAT

And he was knocked down, but not out.

We'll check-in on the Reverend Jerry
Falwell to see how he's recovering.

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ENG#=2 In sports, the Heels and Illini


weigh in on tomorrow night's national
title game,

VO-NAT VO-NAT



we'll head to Bristol to trade
some paint in the Food City 500.
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GRAPHIC=None High wind warnings continue until


8pm, but you won't notice a big
difference in the gusts until late
tonight. Your workweek forecast is
looking fairly quiet, the details
coming up.
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*CG standup Myranda Stephens
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*CG standup Travis Wells
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*CG standup Brent Watts
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ANCHOR=MYRANDA



MYRANDA

First the winds, then the cleanup.
Weather warnings are still in force,
but what's ahead next?

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Good evening, I'm Myranda
Stephens.
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GRAPHIC=Gusty Winds Last night's high winds caused some



ENG#=4 sizeable damage across parts of our


area.

VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG locator Roanoke

In Roanoke, winds knocked down trees --
forcing several road closures.

In this case, city crews had to use
chain saws and a front end loader just
to clear the debris.

And trees weren't the only things
knocked around by the wind.

On 419 near Keagy Road, this bank sign
was blown off its pole.

Appalachian Power reports 14 thousand
customers lost power in western
Virginia, 37-hundred of them in the
Roanoke area.

No word when everyone will get their
lights back on.

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ANCHOR=MYRANDA




*CG locator Roanoke

Roanoke city firefighters stayed busy

this afternoon in the gusty winds.

This brush fire started off of Peter's
Creek Road.

The fire did NOT damage any homes in
the area.

Officials did close one lane of
traffic.

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GRAPHIC=Pope John Paul II Pope John Paul the Second lies in state
ENG#=2 at the




Vatican tonight. Those who loved and
respected him continue to make their
way to Rome to pay their respects.

Aleen Sirgany has the latest from
Vatican City.

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INQ="Silent prayers.....


*CG locator Vatican City
:00


*CG 2line Cardinal Roger Mahony
Archbishop of Los Angeles
:17
*CG 2line Amanda Pawloski
Pilgrim
:44
*CG 2line Aleen Sirgany
CBS News
:58
*CG 2line Father Gregory Waldrop
Vatican Observer
1:21



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OQ=Aleen Sirgany, CBS News, Rome <<



(END SOT) SILENT PRAYERS FILLED THE VATICANS


APOSTOLIC PALACE SUNDAYWHERE THE

BODY OF POPE JOHN PAUL THE SECOND LAY
IN STATE. DRESSED IN CRIMSON


VESTMENTSHIS HEAD RESTING ON GOLD
PILLOWSA MAN FINALLY AT REST AFTER

BATTLING A DIBILITATING DISEASE FOR
YEARS.

(SOT: Cardinal Roger Michael


Mahony/Archbishop of Los Angeles)

It was very satisfying I think for all
of us to see him looking so

serene.

(nat up of mass singing)

OUTSIDE ON THE STEPS OF ST. PETERS
BASILICA, AN ESTIMATED 100-THOUSAND

PILGRIMS CELEBRATED MASS FOR THE REPOSE
OF THE POPES SOUL. IT WAS

HERELAST NIGHTTHAT THEY LEARNED OF THE
POPES PASSING. TODAYTHEY

RECEIVED THE SACRAMENT AND WERE
REMINDED OF ONE OF HIS TEACHINGSTHAT

DEATH IS NOTHING BUT THE PASSAGE TOWARD
HOME.

(SOT: Amanda Pawloski/Pilgrim)



I believe the holy fathers spirit is
still with his young people and

that even now well be living out his
pontificate for the rest of our

lives.

(STAND-UP BRIDGE: Aleen Sirgany/CBS
News/Rome)

The public will have a chance to pay

their final respects Monday.

Thats when the Popes body will be taken
to St. Peters basillica.

There are reports that as many as a
million people will make the

journey.

AND FROM MEDICAL TENTS TO BEDSMASSIVE
PREPARATIONS FOR THE PILGRIMAGE

ARE UNDERWAY. BUT THIS TRANFORMATION
IS JUST PART OF WHAT WILL HAPPEN

HERE AT THE VATICAN. THE COLLEGE OF
CARDINALS WILL MEET FOR THE FIRST

TIME SINCE HIS DEATH TOMORROW TO SET A
TIMETABLE FOR ELECTING THE NEW

POPE.

(SOT: Father Gregory Waldrop/Vatican


Observer)

08:23:047 There is no absolute front
runner today, there are a number

of people who are mentioned, neither is
there a sense of crisis in the

church.

(nat of bells ringing)

BUT THERE IS A SENSE OF UNITY. AMONG
THE BILLION PLUS CATHOLICS COMING

TOGETHER IN GRIEF

(nat up)

AND PRAYER FOR THEIR SPIRITUAL LEADER
WHO THEY SAY WILL CONTINUE TO


GUIDE THEIR LIVES EVEN IN HIS DEATH.
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GRAPHIC=HOLD As area Catholics react to the Pope's
ENG#=3 death, one local priest says this is a


*pivotal* time in the faith.

Susan Bahorich explains.

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INQ="In the aftermath...




*CG locator Roanoke
:00
*CG 2line Father Rodolph Wakim
St. Elias Catholic Church
:08


*CG 2line Joan Bugbee
St. Elias Catholic Church
1:03


*CG locator Vatican City
1:17
*CG standup Susan Bahorich
sbahorich@wdbj7.com
1:28

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In the aftermath of the Pope's death,
Father Rodolph is preaching much the
same thing he preached before the
Pope's death.



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FATHER RODOLPH WAKIM, ST. ELIAS
CATHOLIC CHURCH: THE MESSAGE I'M
TRYING TO GET TO THE PEOPLE TODAY IS
THANK GOD FOR THIS WONDERFUL LEADER,
THANK GOD HE GAVE HIS LIFE TO GOD
TOTALLY AND PRAY FOR TOMORROW.

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OQ=.. pray for tomorrow.





For the last seven-and-a half years,
Father Rodolph has headed the
congregation at St. Elias Catholic
Church.



It's within the last several years Pope

John Paul the second's health has been
failing.



With the pontiff's passing- the
Catholic community will be making a
transition.



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INQ=This is a critical... @46:59.03



FATHER RODOLPH WAKIM, ST. ELIAS
CATHOLIC CHURCH: THIS IS A CRITICAL
TIME IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AND THIS IS
A CHURCH IN TRANSITION. WE DEFINITEY
NEED GOD TO REMAIN WITH US AND
ESPECIALLY OUR LEADERS.

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OQ=.. especially our leaders.



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INQ= singing...



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But the faithful believe they'll move
forward and when Cardinals from around
the world meet they'll continue down
the path Pope John Paul the second was
leading them.



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JOAN BUGBEE, ST. ELIAS CATHOLIC CHURCH:
THIS WAS NOT A MAN WHO WAS GOING TO BE
FLAVOR OF THE MONTH AT ALL. AND, I
THINK CATHOLICS TREASURED THAT AND SO
WE WOULD HOPE FOR MORE OF THE SAME.

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OQ=.. more of the same.



Sunday, dignitaries were able to pay
their last respects to the 84-year-old
in Vatican City. According to his
death certificate, the Pope died of
septic shock and a cardio-circulatory
collapse.



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INQ=The public... @1:02:18.05



SUSAN BAHORICH, REPORTING: THE PUBLIC
WILL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO VIEW THE
POPE ON MONDAY, HE'S EXPECTED TO BE
LAID TO REST BY THE END OF THE WEEK.
SB, NEWS7, ROANOKE.

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OQ=.. SB, N7, RNKE.













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GRAPHIC=NONE Volvo employees are still on the job.
ENG#=APRISA That story next.



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Plus...he didn't preach today, but
doctors say his condition is getting
better.

The latest on the Reverend Jerry
Falwell, when News 7 at 6 returns.

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GRAPHIC=Jerry Falwell While the Reverend Jerry
ENG#=1 Falwell's condition continues to


improve in the hospital -- today,
Falwell's son stood-in for him at their
church in Lynchburg.

Jeremy Butterfield has more on
the feelings of hope surrounding
today's service.

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INQ=Hundreds gathered at


*CG locator Lynchburg
:02
*CG 2line Jonathan Falwell
Son of Rev. Jerry Falwell
:18


*CG standup Jeremy Butterfield
jbutterfield@wdbj7.com
:25


*CG 2line Mary Columbus
Thomas Road Baptist Member
1:23


*CG 2line David Cassidy
Liberty University Freshman
1:36
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(END SOT) Hundreds gathered at Thomas Road


Baptist Church, but there was one
important figure missing.

Doctor Jerry Falwell watched his
son Jonathan take over at the pulpit
from his hospital bed.

The bed that Jonathan says his

dad is anxious to get out of.

JONATHAN FALWELL HE'S JUST BORED STIFF
READY TO WALK OUT. HE IS TIRED OF BEING
THERE AND IS JUST READY TO GO HOME.

BUTT BUTT BUTT

JEREMY BUTTERFIELD:JONATHON SAYS DOCTOR
FALWELL'S CONDITION CONTINUES TO
IMPROVE HOWEVER THE EXACT CAUSE OF WHAT
PUT FALWELL IN THE HOSPITAL HAS NOT YET
BEEN DETERMINED. HE IS JUST GLAD HIS
DAD WAS CLOSE ENOUGH TO THE HOSPITAL
THIS TIME.

BUTT BUTT BUTT

JONATHAN FALWELL:HE WAS FIVE MINUTES
FROM THE HOSPITAL WHEN THIS HAPPENED
LAST WEEK. IF HE WERE TEN OR FIFTEEN OR
TWENTY MINUTES OR HE WAS IN AN AIRPLANE
OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT OBVIOUSLY THAT
WOULD HAVE HAD A LOT DIFFERENT ENDING
WHICH WE DON'T WANT THAT TO HAPPEN
AGAIN.



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Jonathan began his sermon with an
update on his father's condition.

JONATHAN FALWELL:THEY DID SOME TESTS ON
FRIDAY AND DETERMINED THAT IT IN FACT
WAS NOT CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE OR

CORONARY DISEASE.

The jury is still out on what
caused Falwell's lungs to fill with
liquid, but Jonathan and the
congregation are excited to hear that
Falwell's condition has improved.

Church members continue to send
their prayers his way.

MARY COLUMBUS:MY FAMILY AND I WE REALLY
LOVE OUR PASTURE AND WE PRAY DAILY, ALL
DAY LONG, FOR HIM TO BECOME WELL AGAIN.

BUTT BUTT BUTT

DAVID CASSIDYTHE WHOLE SCHOOL HAS JUST
BEEN REALLY PULLING FOR JERRY,
EVERYBODY IS GLAD TO HEAR THAT HE IS
DOING A LITTLE BETTER.

Jonathan says his dad will
undergo more tests this week.

But he expects his father to
return home within the next few days.

Jeremy Butterfield, News 7,
Lynchburg.

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GRAPHIC=Volvo Trucks Contract It's back to work for Volvo
ENG#=2 employees.




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*CG locator Dublin
File Tape Members of *Local 20-69* voted to
ratify a new three-year contract
yesterday.

Contract negotiations between
Volvo and its union employees have been
going on for months now -- and workers
were even given authorization to strike
if yesterday's vote had come out
differently.

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GRAPHIC=None A month after he was severely
ENG#=3 burned in an *industrial accident* --a


Roanoke man is *still* in critical
condition.

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27-year-old Greg Staley was
burned in March while he was on the job
at *ChemSolve* in Roanoke.
*CG locator Roanoke 60-percent of Staley's body was March burned, after a mixer apparently caught
fire and exploded --spewing chemicals
all over him.

His father tells News7, Staley

has had numerous *skin graft* surgeries
and has several to go.

He's currently at the UVA burn
unit.

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GRAPHIC=NONE They're waiting for the gift of life.
ENG#=APRISA Just ahead, families from the Roanoke


Valley share their stories.

VO-NAT VO-NAT



And a historical landmark in Rockbridge
County is open for business.

We'll explain when we come back.

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GRAPHIC=Hulls Drive In If you feel like traveling back in time
ENG#=1 to watch a movie under the stars, check


out the Hull's Drive-In --in Rockbridge

County.

It's open for business.

Alex Lawson has the story.

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*CG locator Rockbridge Co.
:00


*CG 2line Susan Hawthorne
Marketing Director
:13
*CG standup Alex Lawson
alawson@wdbj7.com
:45

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OQ=Alex Lawson, News 7, Rockbridge <
County." and Sunday nights, the Hull's Drive In
(END SOT) comes alive.



NATS: messing with projector

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INQ="This facility... 5:33 "THIS FACILITY IS NOSTALGIC. IT


BRINGS UP WARM MEMORIES OF CHILDHOOD, A
HAPPIER, SIMPLIER TME." 5:41

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OQ=...happier, simplier time." But there was a time when this historic


drive in almost closed down for good.

But a group known as the "Hull's Angels
didn't want the memories to fade away.


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INQ="We sold membership... 52:25 "WE SOLD MEMBERSHIPS AT 5 DOLLARS


A PIECE TO BUY THE DRIVE IN, TO SAVE
THE DRIVE IN. AND THEN EACH YEAR, YOU
CAN GET A MEMBERSHIP AGAIN FOR FIVE
DOLLARS TO CONTINUE TO KEEP THIS PLACE
IN TACT." 52:35

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OQ=...place in tact." Making this place the ONLY community


owned drive in the country.

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INQ= SU 01:18 "THIS IS THE ORIGINAL SCREEN


WHICH HAS BEEN HERE SINCE 1950. BUT
NOW THEY NEED A NEW ONE. THIS SEASON
THEY HOPE TO RAISE 50-THOUSAND DOLLARS,
SO BY THIS TIME NEXT YEAR, THEY'LL HAVE
A NEW ONE IN PLACE." 1:28

RUN= (END SOT)



OQ= To some, this place creates that


atmosphere so one can get close to that
special someone.

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INQ="I hope we kiss... 01-17//10:23 "I HOPE WE KISS. YEAH


MAYBE HERE AND THERE A LITTLE BIT. BUT
LIKE I SAID IT'S ALL ABOUT THE MOVIE,
MOSTLY ABOUT THE MOVIES."10:29

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OQ=...the movies." And some have other things on their


minds.


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INQ="This is the best place.... "THIS IS THE BEST PLACE TO EAT IN


ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, THE DRIVE IN. THE
BEST HAMBURGER IN TOWN.

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OQ=...hamburger in town." But in the end, it's all about bringing


people together.

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INQ="When you're here... 51:52 "WHEN YOU'RE HERE, AND THE PLACE


IS FILLED, IT'S AMAZING. YOU SEE
FAMILIES COME TOGETHER. YOU SEE
FRIENDS COME TOGETHER. YOU SEE
NEIGHBORS COME TOGETHER." 51:59

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OQ=...come together." So they can enjoy a pastime, and carry


it on to the next generation.

Alex Lawson, News 7, Rockbridge County.

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GRAPHIC=None Three Virginians die each week
ENG#=2 waiting for an organ transplant.



Today, family members paid
tribute to those who have helped curb
that statistic.

VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG locator Vinton


The event was hosted by *Life
Net* -- in recognition of National
Donate Life Month.

Relatives of donors gathered to
celebrate those who passed on life --
as their own lives faded.

Kevin Shroyer lost his daughter
nearly three years ago, but takes
comfort in knowing that her donations
saved FIVE lives.

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INQ=Knowing that she




*CG 2line Kevin Shroyer
Daughter Donated Organs KEVIN SHROYER:KNOWING THAT SHE SAVED
HIS LIFE. IT JUST MAKES THE WHOLE
EXPERIENCE THAT MUCH MORE POSITIVE. IT
DOESN'T HARDLY REPLACE WHAT I HAVE
LOST, OF COURSE, BUT IT BRINGS SOME
MEANING TO HER DEATH.

RUNS=:13



OQ=to her death.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Shroyer now runs marathons with
the man who received his daughter's
lungs.

Stories like Shroyer's was just
one of many shared at today's event.


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GRAPHIC=None Coming up, plenty of beatin' and
ENG#=APRISA bangin' on the high banks at BMS, we'll


hear from both national championship
combatants, and

VO-NAT VO-NAT



former Magna Vista standout Kory
Robertson is turning heads on the
gridiron this spring in Blacksburg.

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GRAPHIC=NEXTEL CUP After a week off, the Nextel Cup
ENG#=1 Series was ready to tackle back to back


short track races for the first time
since 1999, starting with today's Food

City 500 at the Bristol Motor Speedway.

VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG locator Bristol, TN
Fox Sports Caution was the word of the day, :00 as the yellow flag waved 14 times. The
biggest wreck of the afternoon came at
lap 332 when Bobby Hamilton, Junior
played bumper tag with Kenny Schrader,
setting off a chain reaction on the
backstretch that collected 14 cars.

Thirty laps later, Jimmie Johnson
and Jeff Burton were mixing it up.
Kurt Busch, winner in 4 of the past 6
Bristol races, was an innocent victim,
ending his shot at heading to victory
lane.

Kevin Harvick started in the
rear, and was without suspended crew
chief Todd Berrier today, but Harvick
worked his way to the front and held
off pole sitter Elliott Sadler for the
checkers.

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*CG 2line Kevin Harvick
First Bristol Cup Win
:00




RUNS=10 (END SOT)



OQ=been in victory lane." (TAKE BOARDS)

*CG racing FOOD CITY 500
1. Kevin Harvick


2. Elliott Sadler


3. Tony Stewart


4. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.


5. Dale Jarrett


*CG racing FOOD CITY 500
6. Jimmie Johnson


7. Travis Kvapil


8. Kyle Petty


9. Greg Biffle


10. Scott Riggs



RUNS=10



OUTCUE=last driver."


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GRAPHIC=Men's Final Four For the first time in over 25
ENG#=2 years, the top two teams in the country


will meet for the national title.
Illinois and North Carolina will tip
things off just after nine tomorrow
night in Saint Louis.

Tarheels junior Sean May will
celebrate his 21st birthday tomorrow.
A national title would be icing on the
cake.

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*CG 2line Sean May
UNC Center
:00


*CG 2line Bruce Weber
Illinois Head Coach
:22

RUNS=37 (END SOT)



OQ=what college basketball is all

about."
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GRAPHIC=Women's Final Four Tonight the Women's Final Four



takes center stage in Indianapolis.
Top dog LSU takes on Baylor in the
first national semifinal just after 7
o'clock. In the nightcap, Pat Summitt
and Tennessee make their 4th
consecutive Final Four appearance and
16th overall against Michigan State.
The Spartan ladies are there for the
very first time. The winners meet on
Tuesday for all the marbles.
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GRAPHIC=TECH The Virginia Tech football team
ENG#=3 is already halfway through its spring


workouts.

There are number of areas the
team is trying to shore up this month

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*CG locator Blacksburg
:00 including the defensive line
where Jim Davis, Jason Lallis and Kevin
Lewis all graduated.

One of those hoping to step up,
and step into some playing time is
former Magna Vista star Kory Robertson.

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In a year and a half, Robertson
went from not being able to squat 400
pounds to being able to handle over
625.

He knows this spring is his
chance to impress.

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HOLD TECH LOGO Tech's annual spring game is on
Saturday, April 16th at 2pm.
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GRAPHIC=MLB The Yankees and Red Sox are
ENG#=4 scheduled to open up the Major League



schedule later tonight, although
opening day for most clubs is tomorrow.
The Washington Nationals got their
first look at RFK Stadium this
afternoon in their final exhibition
against the Mets.

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*CG locator Washington, DC
MSG Ryan Church slammed a three run :00 homer for the Nats to get things
started, but the home team gave up four
unanswered runs and fell to the Mets
4-3. Washington will open the season
tomorrow in Philly.

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