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03/17/06

News-7 at 11


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GRAPHIC=News7 @ 11 Since 9/11, airports have supposedly


stepped up their screening processes.
Checked bags are now screened for bombs
as well as some carry-ons and some
passengers. But, a new investigation by
the General Accounting Office...shows
we're still vulnerable. Bob Orr has the
story.

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*CG 2line Kip Hawley
TSA Administrator
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OQ=CBS News, Washington. < (END SOT) Sources tell CBS News that 21 airports


were tested and 21 failed -- with
screeners unable to detect component
parts which COULD be used to make
home-made bombs.

Between October and January teams of

undercover federal
investigators...walked through various
airport checkpoints...carrying common
household items in their bags. By
themselves... the materials were NOT
bombs...but WERE ingredients which
COULD have been mixed together in an
airplane restroom...to make an
I-E-D...an improvised explosive device.

The GAO report is classified...so
officials will not identify the
airports involved...or the "household
items" that were part of the test. But,
security sources confirm...screeners
using wands, x-ray machines and
explosive trace detectors all failed to
find the potential bomb-making
materials. The Department of Homeland
Security questions the validity of the
test...saying in a statement...the
threat revealed is only "hypothetical":

"While random items commonly found
under a kitchen sink could conceivably
be concocted into an IED...we find it
highly implausible."

(VO:) Still the Transportation Security
Administration...HAS ordered screeners
to be more vigilant in looking for bomb
COMPONENTS.


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"they've been told to look for parts,
not just bombs....etc"

Security officials argue that defenses
against bombs are vastly better than
they were. But, they concede the
government's own investigation proves
that holes remain...and a dedicated
terrorist... with know-how...could
still beat the system. Bob Orr, CBS
News, Washington.>>
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GRAPHIC=NONE Blacksburg Police have made an


arrest in yesterday's hit and run where
a pedestrian was injuried.
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Police charged 23 year old Tech
student Andrea Marie Gillespie with hit
and run and reckless driving.

Investigators say Gillespie
veered off Draper Road, struck a
pedestrian and then hit a sign.

They say Gillespie fled the
scene, but her car was later found on
Hampton Court.
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GRAPHIC=NONE A 23 year old Tech student was


treated, but not badly injuried.
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GRAPHIC=NONE It is by far the toughest crackdown


on smokers in the history of this
country.

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*CG locator Calabasas, CA

Today a smoking ban went into affect
in Calabasas, California.

What this means is smokers can't
light up a cigarette in any public
place, anywhere there's a chance
someone else could breathe in the
smoke. It includes parks, sidewalks,
businesses, hotels, bars and
restaurants.

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INQ= IT'S GOING TOO FAR, OUTDOORS IS THE


GENERAL AREA.

SOT: SUE: (COMES IN AT 1:08-1:18)


"SINCE WE HAVE HAD NO SMOKING ALLOWED
IN RESTAURANTS, THE MINUTE SOMEBODY

LIGHTS UP A CIGARETTE, EVEN IF IN A
OUTDOOR AREA, YOU FEEL IT, IT GETS INTO
EVERYTHING, I LOVE THE IDEA."

SOT: BETSY (COMES IN AT 0:47-55) "I


THINK THAT IS MISGUIDED. NOT IMPORTANT.
AND THAT IF PEOPLE WANT TO GET AWAY
FROM SMOKE IT IS QUITE POSSIBLE."

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Violators of the new ban could face
fines of up to $500

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GRAPHIC=Iraq/US Troops A top U.S. General says by this


summer about 75 per cent of Iraqi
battlespace will be covered by Iraqi
units.

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VO-NAT As evidence of progress in


turning the fight over to Iraqi troops,
he cited the operation northeast of
Samarra where helicopters dropped 800
American and 700 Iraqi troops into what
is believed to be an insurgent staging
area.

Sunday is the third anniversary
of the war's start.

But with about 133-thousand U-S
troops in Iraq, many people are still
wondering when they will be returning
home.

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GRAPHIC=HOLD The one thing we all know about the


War is that is had divided America
right down the middle...but what most
Americans continue to ask is, has it
all been worth it?

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OQ=or increase the number. << Survey USA pollsters talked to 500


people in our region.

The number of people that believe
invading Iraq was the right thing to do
outweighs those who don't by about
seven percent.

But what's interesting is even
though 53 percent think we should have
gone to war, 56 percent say it wasn't
worth it.

And 40 percent believe we should
pull all of the troops out of Iraq
right now. While 21 percent think we
should just decrease the number of

troops and 18 percent say stay the same
or increase the number.>>
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GRAPHIC=HOLD CBS network polled people across


the country and the results much
different when it comes to the question
was it right to invade Iraq? The
majority of those polled, 54 percent,
believe we should have never gone to
war. Taking that into consideration,
you might be surprised that fewer
people in the country think we should
remove troops than six months ago. So
an interesting perspective on a
controversial issue.
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GRAPHIC=Kaine Governor Tim Kaine says problems


in Iraq have taken attention away from
successes in Afghanistan.

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*CG locator Henrico Co.

He returned to the Richmond
International Airport this afternoon,
after being in the air more than

12-hours.

Governor Kaine visited National
Guard troops in both Iraq and
Afghanistan.

He has a busy schedule ahead, and
lots of phone calls to make to soldiers
families across the state.

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*CG 2line Gov. Tim Kaine

GOV. TIM KAINE; I PROBABLY HAVE 150-200
PHONE CALLS TO MAKE IN THE NEXT WEEK.
I JUST ASKED PEOPLE WHO YOU WANT ME TO
CALL. IT'S GIRL-FRIENDS,

BOYFRIENDS, MOMS, DADS, KIDS. I MEAN, I
MET A LOT OF FATHERS AND

MOTHERS WITH CHILDREN AGED 6 MONTHS TO
25-30-YEARS OLD WHO WERE IN VIRGINIA
WHO ARE GOING TO GET CALLS FROM ME IN
THE NEXT WEEK.

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The Governor comes away from the
trip convinced we can't pull out of
Iraq right away,


And says the people of Afghanistan
really appreciate the United States
getting rid of the Taliban.

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GRAPHIC=NONE Federal agents have stopped a


sophisticated marijuana operation
involving pot laced candy and soft
drinks.

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VO-NAT Drug Enforcement Administration


agents raided five locations in
Northern California.

They snagged 12 men and seized
thousands of pot plants along with
money, guns and candy and soft drinks
laced with marijuana.

DEA agents described one
warehouse as a marijuana candy factory,
where brand names were changed slightly
to include such products as Trippy
Peanut Butter and Munchy Way.

In another building, they found a

sophisticated operation where plants
were cultivated on four floors, and
employees wore doctor's gowns and
punched time clocks.

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GRAPHIC=None The Town of Pulaski wins a major


award for bringing the manufacturing
company...James Hardie to the area.

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*CG locator Pulaski

The state has awarded the town
with the 2006 Community Economic
Development Award.

James Hardie is still under
construction, but work has already
begun.

Employees make fiber/cement
siding.

In fact, today they made their
first board off the first production
line.

When the facility is complete,
the company will have created up to 280

new jobs.

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*CG 2line Chuck Swain
James Hardie HR Manager CHUCK SWAIN, HR MGR., JAMES HARDIE

00:01:27 WE HAVE RIGHT AT 100 PEOPLE ON
BOARD ALREADY. WE'RE GOING TO BE
HIRING ANOTHER 50 IN THE NEXT SIX WEEKS
OR SO AS WE START THE SECOND LINE. AND
THEN ANOTHER 50 OR SO IN ANOTHER
PROCESS TOWARDS THE END OF THE YEAR.
00:01:41

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To apply for a job at James
Hardie online...go to our website
W-D-B-J 7 dot-com and click on web
sites in the news for the e-mail
address.

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GRAPHIC=NONE The luck of the Irish was with


the Radford High School band today.

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*CG locator New York, NY

They got to march down New York's
Fifth Avenue in the St. Patrick's Day
parade in front of about 2 million
people.

Earlier this week the Bobcats had
a chance to visit some of the sights in
the Big Apple, including Ground Zero.
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If a gas company took your
land for 82-thousand dollars, would you
fight it?

Still ahead, the Wythe County

farmer who did... and ended up getting
almost two million bucks.

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Plus 8th grade algebra
without ever cracking a book.

We'll show you how it's being
done in Southside.
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Two long-time New River
Valley mayors step out of the
spotlight.

We'll tell you who's stepping
down when News Seven returns.

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Plus after thirty years of
calling strikes and balls... a little
league umpire is out of the game.
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INQ=HEY FOLKS... << Hey folks Mike Stevens back in


the News 7 Sports office as Virginia
Wesleyan and Wittenberg advance to the
national championship in division three
in Salem.

The Division one March Madness
features more chaos on day number two.

Plus, the Dazzle gets a win
tonight over the Toros.

The Skins trade Patrick Ramsey
and the Martinsville Speedway is
holding an open house on Saturday -
details coming up on the Big 7.>>

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GRAPHIC=NONE Sometimes it's not easy getting

EDUCATION 7 ANIMATION middle school students motivated to
learn.. but in Tonight's Education
Seven report- Jean Jadhon shows us one
high tech way that's getting students
interested in Algebra.

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*CG locator Henry Co.
:00


*CG 2line Brian Stowe
Algebra Teacher
:22
*CG 2line Grant Wickline
8th Grade Student
:36
*CG standup Jean Jadhon
jjadhon@wdbj7.com
1:10

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INQ=now what did we teacher talking: Now what did we start


our equation with..

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OQ=equation with What's the equation for getting


middle school students motivated-

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INQ=this books 16:57



NAT SOT... THIS BOOKS PRETTY HEAVY



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oc=pretty heavy replace these books... with


notebooks.. the computer kind that is.

That's what's being done in Henry
County's 8th grade algebra classes
where the book is now online.

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OUT=GET EXCITED. 20:35



BRIAN STOWE/ALGEBRA TEACHER: ANYTIME
YOU USE TECHNOLOGY OR INCORPORATE
TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASS THE STUDENTS
GET EXCITED.

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INQ=Yes, yes...it's really What's really exciting is what the


online books offer- for starters..
instant access to information....


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GRANT WICKLINE/8TH GRADER: YES IT'S ALL
RIGHT IN FRONT OF YOU. 03

BUTT TO

16:20 YOU HAVE A PROBLEM ON A CERTAIN
QUESTION YOU CAN GO UNDER THE CATEGORY
IT'S IN AND FIND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.
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OQ=need to know students can also find worksheets


with sample problems...


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INQ=THEWORK SHEETS 14:17 AMBER WOOD: THE WORKSHEETS I LIKE


DOING THE WORKSHEETS..

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INQ=IT'LL GIVE YOU A HINT 19:24 BRIAN STOWE/ALGEBRA TEACHER:


IT'LL GIVE YOU A HINT LIKE IF YOU'RE
WORKING ON A CERTAIN PROBLEM IT WON'T
ACTUALLY GIVE YOU THE ANSWER BUT YOU
CAN CLICK ON HINT AND IT'L'L STEER YOU
IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION.

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OQ=RIGHT DIRECTION. Students do still have the hard


cover Algebra books.... but many leave

them at school...

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26;00

JEAN JADHON/NEWS 7: AND THIS BOOK IS
NOT LIGHT IT WEIGHTS 5 POUNDS NOT
HAVING TO LUG THAT HOME IN THE BACKPACK
MAKES THE LOAD A LOT LIGHTER.

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OQ=A LOT LIGHTER. Algebra online could also


lighten the SOL pressure..... students
in Henry County can link onto a site
and do sol warmups...

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INQ=AND THAT WAY AFTER 22:00



STOWE: AND THAT WAY AFTER THEY'VE
COVERED A CERTAIN SECTION THEY CAN GO
BACK AND REVIEW AND PREPARE FOR THE SOL
AT HOME..

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Jean Jadhon, News 7>>
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GRAPHIC=NONE A seven-figure damage award today in a


natural gas pipeline case.

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VO-NAT Harold Hart had been offered


82-thousand dollars for use of his
land.
*CG locator Wythe Co.

Duke Power installed a pipeline through
his 378-acre farm.

Commercial developers HAD been
interested in the property, because it
lies between Interstates 77 and 81.

He figures his land value was
drastically reduced by the pipeline.

A federal jury today awarded Hart
one-million, 875-thousand dollars in
compensation.

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*CG 2line Harold Hart @ 1:59
Landowner Wins $1,875,986 Judgment IT'S A 50-FOOT RIGHT OF WAY. YOU CAN'T
BUILD ON IT. YOU CAN'T DO NOTHING. ALL
YOU CAN DO IS GRAZE THE COWS, AND PAY
TAXES.

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The judgment is subject to appeal by
the power company. But it's also

subject to interest payments that
already make the award worth more than
2-million dollars.

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GRAPHIC=NONE After more than 20 years on the


job, two New River Valley leaders are
saying goodbye.

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*CG locator Blacksburg

Christiansburg Mayor Harold
Linkous and Blacksburg Mayor Roger
Hedgepeth are not seeking re-election
this May.

Hedgepeth has been at the town's
helm for 24 years, while Linkous took
over the job in 1986.

Both men say it will be hard to
walk away.

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INQ=Most interesting




*CG 2line Harold Linkous
Christiansburg Mayor HAROLD LINKOUS: 10:35:52:00 MOST :00 INTERESTING, EDUCATIONAL, AND IT'S A
PLEASURE TO HAVE BEEN APART OF ALL THAT
WE'VE ACCOMPLISHED :00
*CG 2line Roger Hedgepeth ROGER HEDGEPETH: 10:36:29:00 I CAN SAY Blacksburg Mayor 24 YEARS AFTER THE FACT, WHEN I COME TO :08 WORK THIS WEEK OR LAST WEEK. I WOULD
ENGAGE IN SOMETHING THAT HAD NOT
APPEARED BEFORE. 41

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Both men wish their successors
luck.

They're advice? Always remember
the bigger picture.

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NC State among the line up tonight
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MIKE ON CAM MIKE ON CAM

GRAPHIC=NONE March Madness from the division


three and division one ranks, plus a
Dazzle win and some NASCAR history.

But first Your Extra Point -

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*CG locator Ashburn

The Skins traded Patrick Ramsey
to the Jets today.

In exchange for the former first
round pick all they get is a sixth
round draft pick.

Ramsey started 24 games in his
four seasons with the Redskins,
completing 55 percent of his passes
with 34 touchdown passes and 29
interceptions.
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West Virginia

64


Southern Illinois
46


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Northwestern State
64


Iowa
63


NCAA First Round In Auburn Hills


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79


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64


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Bradley
77


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73



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69


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65


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75


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65


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70


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62


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54


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49


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94


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75


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58


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45


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72



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59


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69


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64


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94


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78


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59


Arkansas
55


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N.C. State
58


California
52


NCAA First Round in Dallas
j
Texas
60


Penn
52


NCAA First Round in Dallas


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Florida State
67


Butler
63


Men's NIT
j
Charlotte
70



James Madison
62


Women's NIT

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GRAPHIC=MEN'S FINAL FOUR Day number two of the March


Madness would see the ACC survive - but
just barely.

North Carolina a three seed, got
all it wanted from 14th seeded Murray
State tonight.

The Racer led at at halftime, and
it was tied

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*CG locator Dayton, OH
CBS-NCAA Productions with under a minute to play and
the game tied Tyler Hansbrough got the

ball down low and hit this jump hook to
give Carolina the lead for good. *CG final North Carolina
69 The Tarheels hold off a talented Murray State Murray State team and win it 69-to-65.
65 They'll play George Mason on
Sunday.

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GRAPHIC=MEN'S FINAL FOUR The Wolfpack of N.C. State


struggled down the stretch this season,
but tonight the Pack hit a big shot
when it mattered to beat Cal in the
opening round.

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*CG locator Dallas, TX
CBS-NCAA Productions With the game tied at 52 all and
under 35 seconds to go, former Hargrave
Military star Cameron Bennerman, throws
a sweet head fake to create space, and
then knocks down a three pointer from
the right wing. *CG final N.C. State
58 It put State in front for good as
California the Wolfpack takes down Cal 58-to-52 to 52 advance to the round of 32.

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GRAPHIC=MEN'S FINAL FOUR For local fans the marquee game


this afternoon would see West Virginia
knock off Southern Illinois 64-to-46.

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*CG locator Auburn Hills, MI
CBS-NCAA Productions The sixth seeded Mountaineers had
little trouble at all with the 11th
seeded Salukis. Kevin Pittsnogle led
the way for WVU as he dropped in 18
points and grabbed four rebounds. *CG final West Virginia
64 West Virginia will next play on Southern Illinois Sunday - knowing a victory puts the 46 Mountaineers back in the Sweet 16.

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GRAPHIC=MEN'S FINAL FOUR The wildest finish of the day



took place in Auburn Hills, Michigan
where Big Ten member Iowa went down to
Northwestern State 64-to-63.

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*CG locator Auburn Hills, MI
CBS-NCAA Productions Iowa had a two point lead, but :00 Northwestern State had the ball with
the clock winding down.

Jermaine Wallace's fadeaway
three-point fadeaway from the corner
with a second left on the clock lifted
the 14th seed to a come-from-behind
64-to-63 upset *CG final Northwestern St. of number-three seed Iowa
64 Northwestern State next plays Iowa West Virginia.
63 WIPE TO APRISA WIPE TO APRISA
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The Madness rolls on tomorrow as
the Duke gets the entore day's worth of
games rolling at 1:10 as the Blue
Devils take on George Washington.

The second afternoon game as

Wichita State hooking up with Tennessee. GO TO APRISA LATE GAMES

And then the two late games on
Saturday feature Boston College and
Montana at 5:40 followed by Gonzaga and
Indiana in the finale at approximately
8:10.

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GRAPHIC=D-3 TOURNEY The division Three final four is


taking place in Salem this weekend.

Tonight, Illinois Wesleyan shot
60 percent and still lost to Virginia
Wesleyan in one of the semi-finals.

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*CG locator Salem
Va. Wesleyan vs. Illinois Wesleyan The Marlins appearance is the :00 first for an ODAC team in the final
four since Hampden-Sydney in 2003.

The Titans from Bloomington,
Illinois shot 60 percent thanks in part

to easy one like this. Zach Freeman
slams in 2 of his 27 points. He was 13
of 16 from the floor.

But Wesleyan also shot the lights
out. Brandon Adair was a handful and a
half as he threw in a game high 29 for
the boys from the Beach.

And the senior Marques Fitch
would live to play another day. *CG final Virginia Wesleyan
81 Virginia Wesleyan gets the Illinois Wesleyan 81-to-79 win. The Marlins haven't lost 79 since last November.

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GRAPHIC=D-3 HOOPS The opening game of the night


pitted Wittenberg and Amherst College.

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*CG locator Salem
Wittenberg vs. Amherst Wittenberg has averaged 22 wins a
season dating all the way back to 1955.

The the semi-finals - the Tigers
big man would show his stuff as Daniel
Russ picks up the loose ball and takes

it in for the one handed flying jam.
he led all scorers with 26.

Amherst had trouble getting its
shooting eye - as the Lord Jeffs hit
just 39 percent of their shots from the
field.
*CG final Wittenburg But it stayed tight right to the 64 end, before Dane Borchers took it down Amherst low. He had 15 points and 9 boards as 60 Wittenberg beats Amherst 64-to-60.

MIKE ON CAMERA MIKEON CAMERA

GRAPHIC=D-3 The championship game is tomorrow


night at 5.
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GRAPHIC=DAZZLE The Roanoke Dazzle opened up a


two game home stand tonight with the
Austin Toros at the Roanoke Civic
Center.

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*CG locator Roanoke
Toros vs. Dazzle And with the Toros in the house -
who better to welcome them than the one
and only Dora the Explorer.


The Dazzle put five players in
the double figures tonight as the big
guy Peter Ramos hit five of his 6 shots
from in close.

Anthony Grundy was off his game
little but still contributed with 16
points and eight rebounds. *CG final Austin Toros
80 And watch the great steal and Roanoke Dazzle drive from Seth Doliboa. He had 13 and 94 the Dazz win it 94-to-80.

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GRAPHIC=Martinsville There aren't many things you can


get for Free in this World, But on
Saturday at Martinsville Speedway, you
can get the Track's World Famous Hot
Dogs for absolutely nothing.

ENG#=4 VO-NAT



VO-NAT This part of an open House at the


Speedway from 10 to 2. Fans will get a
tour of all parts of the Track and get
a chance to check out the Richard Petty
Driving Experience that will be going
on.

Martinsville Speedway is the

smallest Track that the Nextel Cup Cars
visit but it continues to provide some
of the best racing.

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INQ=




*CG 2line Clay Campbell
Martinsville Speedway President







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OQ=Money's Worth.



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GRAPHIC=NEXTEL CUP Danville native the late Wendell


Scott is smiling down from heaven.
Scott raced 495 Cup events during his
career at a time when racial tensions
in the country were at their peak.

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*CG locator Hampton, GA
SPEED Tonight in Hampton, Georgia Bill
Lester became the first African
American to successfully qualify for a
Cup event when he raced his way into
Sunday's Golden Corral 500 with a lap
at 190 point 5 miles an hour.

Lester, who normally races in the
truck series - is the first black to
make a cup race since Willy T. Ribbs in
1986.

Kasey Kahne won the pole - Lester
will start 19th.

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We'll be right back

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GRAPHIC=NONE The earth movers are now at work,


and soon a new business park will be
rising from a site near the GE plant in
Salem.

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*CG locator Salem

The heavy equipment is preparing
35 acres along Electric Road, and
construction of the first building
should be completed by October.

Named for the family that once
farmed the property, St. John Place may
eventually include more than a dozen
buildings.

Athletic fields will be relocated
on the property, and developer Paul
Wiley says Salem Parks and Recreation
will continue to use the land.

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GRAPHIC=None Roanoke honored a man today for


his dedication to the diamond.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

After 30 years of umpiring
Roanoke little league baseball games,
Connie Welch is retiring this year due
to health problems.

Today the Mayor of Roanoke
awarded Welch with the distinguished
service medal and declared March 17th
Connie James Welch day in the Star
City.

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INQ=I loved it.




*CG 2line Connie Welch
Retiring Umpire 16:32:59

I LOVED IT. IT CAME FROM MY HEART. AND
I WANT TO THANK GOD THAT I HAD THE
ABILITY TO DO IT FOR THIRTY YEARS.

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OQ=thirty years.





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Parents may remember Welch for
the signed game balls he gave out after
every game to the player who showed the
most heart.


Welch says he's given out more
than three-thousand since 1976. (END VO) (END VO)