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3/30/06

News-7 at 11


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GRAPHIC=News-7 at 11 Good evening I'm Natasha



Ryan.
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GRAPHIC=Linda Weber Supporters of Roanoke County School


Superintendent Linda Weber say there's
been too much said about the negative,
and not nearly enough on the positive.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT



VO-NAT They spoke on the day a News-7/Survey

NO SUPER USA poll shows 21 per cent of Roanoke
County adults asked say the schools are
getting better, more than a quarter say
worse, and nearly a half say they're
about the same.

When asked whether they approve of the
job Linda Weber is doing as
superintendent, nearly half say they
disapprove, twenty two percent say they
approve, and nearly a third told us
they're not sure.


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GRAPHIC=Linda Weber But supporters of Linda Weber say



those poll numbers don't tell the whole
story.

DOUBLE BOXES=Natasha & Justin/BAM DOUBLE BOXES



GRAPHIC=Weber FS in BAM Justin McLeod sat down with some this


afternoon. Justin?

Natasha, we first want to explain how
this story came about.

LIVE=Justin Full/BAM LIVE FULL

*CG standup Justin McLeod
jmcleod@wdbj7.com We originally wanted to talk to Linda
Weber but we were told she was
unavailable.

So the school system asked if we
wanted to talk to some teachers and
principals, we agreed.

They told me they came forward
voluntarily to set the record straight
about Linda Weber.

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INQ=


*CG locator Roanoke Co.
File Tape
:00


*CG 2line B.J. Brewer
Hidden Valley Middle Principal
:21 (QUICK)



*CG 2line Marty Gilschrist
Northside H.S. Teacher
:52


*CG 2line Patti Hogeboom
Oak Grove Elementary Teacher
1:10


*CG 2line Richard Turner
William Byrd H.S. Principal
1:36

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OQ=CRITICISM FAIRLY WELL <<((NAT SOUND OF CLASSROOM))



When it comes to the Roanoke County
school system, you can't argue with the
numbers.

Currently, all the county's schools
are accredited and they all made
adequate yearly progress under No Child
Left Behind.

The school system is also the first
in Virginia to receive district
accreditation from the Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools.

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INQ=I'm very thankful B.J. BREWER/HIDDEN VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL


PRINCIPAL: I'M VERY THANKFUL TO BE
PART OF THIS SYSTEM. I THINK IT'S AN
ABSOLUTELY OUTSTANDING SYSTEM.


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OQ=outstanding system That's certainly true but did all


these accomplishments happen because of
Linda Weber?

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INQ=She did not B.J. BREWER: SHE DID NOT DO IT ALONE


AND SHE WOULD NEVER SAY SHE DID IT
ALONE.

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OQ=did it alone There are however things some say


Linda Weber played a big part in.

She oversaw the building of one new
high school and the renovation of
several other schools.

She was also instrumental in creating
five specialty programs and getting
laptops for all high school students.

But what's most impressive some
teachers say is her work ethic.

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INQ=Her calendar is MARTY GILCHRIST/NORTHSIDE HIGH SCHOOL


TEACHER: HER CALENDAR IS FULL. SHE
NEVER STOPS GIVING. SHE WORKS LATE
EVERY NIGHT. THE AMOUNT OF ENERGY THAT
SHE PUT INTO HER JOB IS JUST AMAZING.

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OQ=just amazing Amazing, supporters say, because


she's known to visit many of the
schools on a regular basis.


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INQ=She interacted PATTIE HOGEBOOM/OAK GROVE ELEMENTARY


TEACHER: SHE INTERACTED WITH MY
STUDENTS AND THEN WHEN SHE LEFT SHE PUT
A NOTE ON MY DESK. WELL I COULDN'T
WAIT TO SEE WHAT IT WAS, WHAT SHE SAID.
LITTLE DID I KNOW THIS IS A COMMON
OCCURRENCE WITH HER.

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OQ=with her She's also known to roll up her


sleeves on occasion.

Our cameras have caught her sweeping
floors at the new Hidden Valley High
School and helping teachers get ready
for the first day of school at Mt. View
Elementary.

For that reason, these educators say
it's hard to believe Linda Weber is
intimidating like some have claimed.

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INQ=Dr. Weber is RICHARD TURNER/WILLIAM BYRD H.S.


PRINCIPAL: DR. WEBER IS EASY TO WORK
WITH. SHE'S RECEPTIVE TO IDEAS. I
THINK SHE TAKES CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM
FAIRLY WELL.

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OQ=criticism fairly well





LIVE=Justin Full/BAM LIVE FULL




But many say differently.

A staff survey conducted last year
showed less than half the teachers had
faith in the central administration
meaning Dr. Weber.

DOUBLE BOXES=Natasha & Justin/BAM DOUBLE BOXES



As we've mentioned before Natasha,
the school board has hired an outside
party to investigate allegations
against Dr. Weber. We understand his
work begins next week.



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For a complete look at our Linda Weber
poll results, just go to
wdbj7-dot-.com.
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GRAPHIC=Education 7 Animation In Roanoke, the spotlight is on


the school budget, as board members
prepare to slice almost seven million
dollars from next year's spending plan.

They're also planning to make the
case for more funding.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

By adjusting the budget approved
last month, the school board is ending
a brief stalemate with city council.

But school officials still hope
to persuade council members that urgent
needs justify additional spending.

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INQ=We certainly don't want




*CG 2line Bernie Godek
Associate Superintendent BERNIE GODEK/ASSOCIATE SUPERINTENDENT
FOR MANAGEMENT: WE CERTAINLY DON'T WANT
TO MAKE THE BUDGET A DISTRACTION OR A
DEBATE FOR THE SCHOOL DIVISION. WHAT IS
VERY REFRESHING AND REALLY MAKES US
FEEL VERY GOOD IS THAT BOTH THE CITY

AND THE SCHOOL DIVISION ARE INTERESTED
IN STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AND I'M SURE
THAT OUR BUDGET ISSUES CAN BE WORKED
OUT OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF YEARS.

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OQ=over the next couple of years.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Despite the cuts in their
proposed budget, school board members
say raises for school employees will
remain a priority. They hope that
action by the General Assembly will
free up enough money for salary
improvements.

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GRAPHIC=None Tragedy on the seas once again, this


time off the coast of Bahrain when a
ferry carrying a dinner cruise
capsized. Meg Oliver has the latest.

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*CG locator Bahrain
:00




*CG 2line Meg Oliver
Reporting
:44



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OQ=std < (END SOT) BEING RECOVERED ONE BY ONE FROM THE


WATERS WHERE A FERRY CAPSIZED.
OFFICIALS SAY THE VESSEL WAS CARRYING
AS MANY AS 150 PEOPLE ON AN EVENING
DINNER CRUISE WHEN IT OVERTURNED IN THE
PERSIAN GULF ... LESS THAN A MILE OFF
THE COAST OF BAHRAIN.

DOZENS WERE KILLEd. SCORES OF SURVIVORS
WERE RESCUED AND TAKEN TO HOSPITALS.

THE FERRY FLIPPED OVER IN WHAT APPEARED
IDEAL WEATHER CONDITIONS. GOVERNMENT
OFFICIALS SAY IT'S STILL TOO EARLY TO
DETERMINE A CAUSE -- BUT THEY'RE
CALLING IT AN ACCIDENT -- AND HAVE
RULED OUT TERRORISM.

THE FERRY'S OWNER SAYS OVERLOADING
COULD HAVE BEEN A FACTOR.MOST OF THE

FERRY'S PASSENGERS WERE EMPLOYEES OF A
BAHRAIN-BASED COMPANY. THEY WERE A MIX
OF SEVERAL NATIONALITIES INCLUDING
ARABS, ASIANS, AND WESTERNERS.

THIS TRAGEDY COMES ABOUT TWO MONTHS
AFTER AN EGYPTIAN FERRY SANK IN THE RED
SEA, KILLING ABOUT A THOUSAND PEOPLE.

AN INVESTIGATION INTO THIS ACCIDENT IS
UNDERWAY, AS U.S. NAVY DIVERS CONTINUE
TO HELP IN THE RECOVERY.MEG OLIVER, CBS
NEWS.>>






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GRAPHIC=Wildfire New wildfires destroyed eight homes


in the Texas panhandle.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT :20
VO-NAT




*CG locator Amarillo, TX

The fires burned about 400 acres
but official estimates were difficult
to make because of the high winds.

Some 40 homes in the area were
threatened.


The fires were 90 percent
contained as of this afternoon.

Authorities tried to evacuate
homes in the area, but say most efforts
focused on protecting the homes in the
fire's path.

There are no reports of injuries.

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GRAPHIC=None North Carolina residents no longer have



to cross into Virginia to play a
lottery.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Charlotte, NC

The state launched its own lottery this
morning, the last East Coast state to
endorse state-sponsored gambling.

State officials expect the North
Carolina Lottery to raise 400 million
dollars in its first year for
education.

The money is targeted for class-size
reduction, school construction and
need-based college scholarships.

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GRAPHIC=VA Lottery Whatever its purpose, the lottery's


very existence could be unlucky for
some Virginia businesses near the state
line.

ENG#=4 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Cana


The state says it expects a 10
per cent loss in lottery business.

North Carolinians have been
flocking to places like Danville,
Ridgeway and two locations in Cana for
years.

The Lucky Horseshoe in Cana is
actually the third largest lottery
seller in the Commonwealth and a lot of
the customers cross the border.

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INQ=I think it's




*CG 2line Mitch Caudle
North Carolina Resident MITCH CAUDLE: 50:09:00 I THINK IT'S A :00 GOOD THING. A LOT OF PEOPLE COME TO
VIRGINIA. SO WE OUGHTA KEEP SOME OF THE
MONEY IN NORTH CAROLINA. :16 BUT YOU'LL
STILL PLAY IN VIRGINIA? SURE :19

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OQ=sure.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



The big difference is Virginia
will have the Mega Millions drawing and
North Carolina will have Powerball.

Any time either jackpot gets huge, more
business is likely to follow, no matter

which side of the state line.

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GRAPHIC=Operation Inked Thousands of names appeared on


the Operation Inked list, and one woman
says hers should not have been one of
them.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Salem

Janis Rae was summoned to appear
in court relating to her divorce, and
she did in fact appear.

But three weeks later her name
appeared on the Operation Inked list.

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INQ=but you know




*CG 2line Janis Rae

@16:43:48


JANIS:BUT YOU KNOW WHEN PEOPLE LOOK AT
THOSE THINGS LIKE THAT THEY ARE NOT
GOING TO ASSUME YOU ARE INNOCENT UNTIL
PROVEN GUILTY. THEY ARE GOING TO SAY
THOSE ARE THE MISCREANTS OF SOCIETY I'M
GLAD MY NAMES NOT IN THERE. CERTAINLY I
WOULDN'T WANT ANYONE TO GO THROUGH
THIS. IT'S ANGERED ME AND IT'S MADE ME
VERY SAD.

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OQ=me very sad.





VO-NAT VO-NAT


*CG locator Roanoke The Police Department processed Wednesday four-thousand names and says that Rae's
name may have appeared by mistake.

Officials encourage anyone who
believes they are not supposed to be on
the list to call the department's
Warrant Service Unit.

The program has tracked down
about 300 so far.

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GRAPHIC=None Police in New York tracked down


supermodel Naomi Campbell, whose temper
may have her in trouble again.

ENG#=4 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator New York City

She's charged with cracking her
housekeeper on the head with a phone
during an argument.

Campbell's spokesman denies the
model was responsible for any assault.

In 2003, she was sued by a former
assistant for allegedly

throwing a phone at her. And in 1998,
Campbell pleaded guilty to an

assault charge on another assistant.

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GRAPHIC=None What a tough way to start the day. A


woman working on an A-T-M was bound and
locked inside a structure holding the
machine.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT :14
VO-NAT





*CG locator Canton Township, MI

Police say the woman was working
on the A-T-M when a man with a gun
demanded money.

The man then put the employee,
who works for an A-T-M management
company, inside the small building and
bound her with duct tape.

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INQ= She was mainly




*CG 2line Sgt. Rick Pomoski
Canton Township, MI Police STARTS AT :43
: SGT. RICK POMOSKI -SHE WAS MAINLY
CONTAINED TO THE FAR SIDE, AWAY FROM
THE PHONE, IN ADDITION TO THAT, SHE HAD
DUCT TAPE ON HER MOUTH AND ARMS, EVEN
IF SHE COULD GET TO THE PHONE SHE'D
BEEN UNABLE TO USE IT.

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OQ= unable to use it





VO-NAT VO-NAT :11



The woman was discovered about 90
minutes later after customers reported
hearing muffled sounds and the machine
not working.


Firefighters cut the door open to
free the woman.

Police say she was not injured.

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Three months held hostage in Iraq.
Still ahead, a family's joy in her
release.

ENG#=3





VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG tease FLIGHT PLAN

And these Delta pilots walk the line as
the airline's future comes closer to a
showdown.
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Mark McGwire, Barry Bonds and more.
Major League Baseball promises a
thorough investigation of steroids.

ENG#=1





VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG tease RABBIT RESCUE

And rabbits, rabbits everywhere.
Thousands need help, and the rescue
effort could cost a million dollars.
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*CG tease AHEAD IN SPORTS

Hey folks Mike Stevens back in
the News 7 Sports offiice as South
Carolina pulls off a repeat performance
at the NIT tonight.

Plus, UVa is looking for a new
quarterback this spring.

And the wall to wall racing

weekend in the area gets started
tonight at the Salem Civic Center with
10 drivers and our own Travis Wells.

Details are coming up on the Big
7.

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GRAPHIC=Delta Airlines If you're a frequent flier on


Delta...this could afffect
you....Pilots for the airline held what
they called a "practice strike" today.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT





*CG locator Atlanta, GA

About 250 pilots marched through the
Atlanta airport to show their anger
with Delta's effort to throw out their
contract.

The airline wants pilots to accept
300-million dollars in salary and
benefit cuts.

Delta filed for bankruptcy protection
six months ago and says a strike would
put it out of business.

Delta is one of the main carriers to
our region. It uses commuter flights to
connect Roanoke and Lynchburg with its
main operations in Atlanta and
Cincinnati.

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GRAPHIC=None Tears of joy, as the good news that


Journalist and American captive, Jill
Carroll, is once again free.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT



VO-NAT Caroll was kidnapped almost three


months ago while reporting on a story.
She has been in Iraq the past three
years and speaks Arabic, two things

some believe helped lead to her
release.

In an interview with Baghdad media,
Carroll said she was in good health,
was fed, never beaten and still doesn't
understand why she was kidnapped.

Her employer, the Christian Science
Monitor, has spent the past three
months putting out public service
announcements and doing stories, trying
to push for this day to come.

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INQ=




*CG 2line Jim Carroll
Jill's Father WE GOT THE CALL, I GOT THE CALL THIS @00 MORNING, A LITTLE BEFORE SIX, JILL
CALLED ME DIRECTLY, IT WAS QUITE A WAKE
UP CALL TO SAY THE LEAST.
*CG 2line John Carroll
Jill's Uncle GIVE HER A BIG HUG AND KISS, AND @0:09 TEAR UP HER PASSPORT.

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OQ=up her passport





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Carroll's father added he wants to
remind people there are still many

other hostages that have not been freed
and not to forget them.

Carroll is expected home tomorrow or
Saturday.

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GRAPHIC=None Baseball fans can hardly wait...as


opening day of the 2006 baseball season
is almost here! But with the beginning
of the season, comes the beginning of
an independent investigation by Major
League Baseball into allegations
players are using perfomance enhancing
drugs.

ENG#=4 VO-NAT



VO-NAT The accusations of steroid abuse


have been made for years....Today, MLB
Commissioner Bud Selig, announced he
has decided to launch an
investigation....calling it a matter of
integrity.

Selig pledges that every lead will
be followed up.


Now, Criticism and allegations have
swarmed many famous players...like Mark
McGwire and Barry Bonds.

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INQ=




*CG 2line Fay Vincent
Former MLB Commissioner VINCENT: "It will be messy, because how
far back do you go. If you throw out
Bond's record or feel that's impinged
what do you about McGwire."

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OQ=about McGwire





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Former Senator George Mitchell has
been chosen to lead up the
investigation.

Selig pledges all information that is
uncovered will be made public.

(END VO) (END VO)



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I understand some big names in Nascar were in the area tonight...

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Salem

10 of NASCAR's top drivers were
at the Salem Civic Center last night
raising money for the Victory Junction
Gang Camp for kids down in North
Carolina.

News 7 Sports' Travis Wells also
was in the house doing a queston and
answer session with the drivers for the
fans.

The topics ranged from
Martinsville to March Madness.

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MIKE ON CAM MIKE ON CAM


GRAPHIC=VICTORY JUNCTION Nextel Cup and Truck Series


drivers gathered last night at the
Salem Civic Center for an autograph
session in advance of this weekend's
Direct TV 500 weekend at Martinsville.
Kroger sponsored the event which raised
money for Kyle and Pattie Petty's
Victory Junction Gang Camp in Level
Cross.

The camp for disabled and
terminally ill children is rapidly
approaching its 2nd anniversary.

ENG#=1 SOT FULL



SOT FULL



INQ=


*CG 2line Kyle Petty
Victory Junction Gang Founder
:00





RUNS=23 (END SOT)



OQ=year round camp."





VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG locator Salem

Two of the drivers on hand
tonight were Virginians Jeff Burton and
Elliott Sadler. While the two are
focused on racing, they've also had an

eye on March Madness. Burton is a huge
Duke fan. Sadler, who played briefly
at JMU, pulls for the Tarheels. But
both will be rooting for George Mason
this weekend.

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INQ=


*CG 2line Jeff Burton
Cingular Chevy Driver
:00
*CG 2line Elliott Sadler
M&M's Ford Driver
:20

RUNS=36 (END SOT)



OQ=I'm pulling for them now."




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ANCHOR ON CAM MIKE ON CAM

GRAPHIC=MARTINSVILLE All of the drivers will be on the


track at Martinsville today. Cup
practice is scheduled for Noon and
qualifying gets underway at 3:30.


The Kroger 250 trucks race is
tomorrow at 3, with the Martinsville
Bulldogs state championsip basketball
team serving as Grand Marshals for the
race.

Then Sunday - the Direct TV 500
gets underway at two.



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ANCHOR ON CAM MIKE ON CAM

GRAPHIC=NIT The NIT crowned its champion last


night and South Carolina made a little
history becoming just the second team
in the 68 year history of the
tournament to win back to back titles.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator New York, NY
ESPN Dave Odom - the former UVa :00 assistant under Terry Holland - would
get his 100th win at South Carolina
thanks in large part to the efforts of
the man with the braids and pony tail.


Renaldo Balkman had 10 points, 11
rebounds and six blocks and was named
the MVP of the tournament for South
Carolina. His runing mate Tarence *CG final South Carolina Kinsey added 21 as the Gamecocks rolled 76 over Michigan by a dozen and finished Michigan with 23 wins.
64




NIT



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GRAPHIC=Final 4 The Final Four Teams are settling


in their rooms in Indianapolis for
Saturday's Semi-Finals. All four teams
will have an open workout today in the
R-C-A Dome.

And make no mistake about it -
George Mason is playing for the little
guy in every conference in this nation.

ENG#=4 SOT FULL



SOT FULL



INQ=BITE


*CG 2line Jim Larranaga

Head Coach at GMU since 1997







RUNS=21 (END SOT)



OQ=off the favorite.


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Mason could be the first team to
earn a spot in the Final Four on
tomorrow night because the Patriots
take on Florida in the opening national
semi-final at 6:07. Mason is still a
six and a half point underdog.

The second game - UCLA and LSU
will get underway around 8:47.

LSU is a two and a half point
favorite.

Pregame coverage begins tomorrow
at three - only on Your Hometown
Station.
END OF APRISA END OF APRISA
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GRAPHIC=UVA UVa hasn't had a true Quarterback


battle since the Spring of 2001 when
Matt Schaub and Bryson Spinner competed
all season.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT



VO-NAT Since then the last 4 seasons


have seen Schaub and Marques Hagans
hold down the position and do quite
well for the Cavaliers.

Now Al Groh must find someone new
to take snaps.

Christian Olsen is listed as the
number 1 quarterback with Kevin McCabe
in the second slot during Spring
Practice.

ENG#=2 SOT FULL



SOT FULL



INQ=REALLY...


*CG 2line Christian Olsen
UVA First String Quarterback
:00
*CG 2line Kevin McCabe
UVA Second String Quarterback
:16



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OQ=special together.


TOSS TOSS

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GRAPHIC=None Some local high school students got


down and dirty ... and a little wet
today ... all to learn more about
erosion and its effect on the
environment.

ENG#=1 SOT FULL



SOT FULL natsot 13:45:31



INQ=And so we're AND SO WE'RE PLANTING THE TREES HERE AS


THE LONG-TERM SOLUTION TO THIS
WATERSHED PROBLEM

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OQ=to this watershed problem.





VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG locator Amherst Co.

More than forty Virginia Episcopal
School students from Lynchburg planted

130 trees along Horseley Creek in
Amherst County.

The landowner had been concerned
about the creek eroding large chunks of
the streambank over the years.

The trees will help stabilize the
land and prevent sediment from seeping
into the creek.

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GRAPHIC=None Rabbits and more rabbits .. thousands


of them need help.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Reno, NV

A Reno Nevada woman who either loves
rabbits or just left them alone too
much asked for help when she became ill
and couldn't keep up with caring for
them.

So an animal rescue organization is
working feverishly to feed and relocate
all the bunnies.

So far, so good, but it will get
tougher by summer.


ENG#=3 SOT FULL
SOT FULL



INQ=




*CG 2line David Phelps
Best Friends Animal Society DAVID PHELPS @:51THE FEED IS PRETTY
SIMPLE. IT'S NOT REAL HARD AND THAT AND
JUST KEEP 'EM FRESH WATER ALL THE TIME.
BUT THEY HAVE TO HAVE SHADE IN THE
SUMMER. THEY DON'T DEAL WITH HEAT REAL
WELL.

RUNS=09 (END SOT)



OQ=They don't deal with the hear real

well.



VO-NAT VO-NAT



The "Best Friends Animal Society" says
there are several hundred more rabbits
still on the Reno property. 800 rabbits
already re-located are being spayed and
neutered.

Rescuers estimate the entire effort
could cost close to one million
dollars.

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3 SHOT


WXPRO/FULL Tomorrow Forecast




Three Shot Goodbye
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wdbj7.com & Copyright

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