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Up next on News 7 at eleven
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A third body is found at the scene of a murder in Blacksburg tonight. We'll have details.
O-J Simpson goes to new lengths to sell his video tape.
And district tournament champions are crowned all over the area tonight.
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Plus Robin Reed with the weekend forecast. News 7 is next.

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Good Evening.
Police are investigating two deaths in Blacksburg.
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The victims were found shot to death in a townhouse shortly before 4 this afternoon.
A neighobor called after hearing the gunshots.
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Hundreds of students are protesting in Salt Lake City.
They're angry at the Board of Education for banning all extra curricular clubs rather than allow gay clubs in school.
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Plus we'll show you O-J Simpson's latest tactic to sell his tell all video.
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Robin says Saturday will bring some sun. Join us for News 7 at eleven.

B'burg-Shooting


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Three people are dead after an apparent double murder- suicide in Blacksburg.
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It happened around four o- clock this afternoon at Fairfax Point apartments.
News- 7 has learned a young teenager came home to the sound of gunshots.
It was police who found the bodies.
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((BILL BROWN/BLACKSBURG POLICE CHIEF: I CALLED THE RESIDENCE AND TRIED TO GET SOMEONE TO THE PHONE BEFORE TE OFFICERS ENTERED AND NEVER COULD GET ANY RESPONSE FROM THE INSIDE. SO THEY WENT ON AND ENTERED THE APARTMENT AND FOUND THE BODIES.))
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The boy's mother and stepfather, 60 year- old Robert L. Asbury of Christiansburg and 44 year- old Susan M. Asbury of Blacksburg were found dead in a bedroom.
Police later found the body of 44 year- old Donald G. Anderson of Radford in the garage.
Two weapons were at the scene. Police say at least ten gunshots were fired, but it will take further investigation and autopsies to determine who shot whom.
Police say Robert and Susan Asbury were separated, and Anderson was an acquaintance.
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Pitts-Murder


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An anonymous tip helped lead authorities to their main suspect in a Pittsylvania County double murder.
24- year old Mark Anthony Carter was arrested this afternoon.
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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((It was early Tuesday morning when a passerby discovered the body of 27- year old Knova (Key-nova) Day lying on State Road 841, in Pittsylvania County.
Day survived the attack-- but his friends did not.
Nearby, authorities discovered the bodies of 19- year old Sherell Hairston and her 25- year old boyfriend, Darrell Womack.
Both had been shot in the head.
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((DARYL HAIRSTON/VICTIM'S BROTHER: SHE WAS VERY ENERGETIC ABOUT DOING STUFF, IF SHE WANTED TO DO SOMETHING, SHE WOULD DO IT, SHE WAS REALLY HAPPY ALL THE TIME. ))
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Capital murder warrants were issued Thursday for Mark Carter.
But it wasn't until today police got the tip they'd been waiting for.
Around 1- this afternoon, an anonymous caller spotted Carter's vehicle.
The tip paid off-- Carter was arrested without incident in the Henry County community of Axton.
Ironically-- this was the second time this week Carter crossed paths with a Henry County Deputy.
On Sunday, he told authorities he'd been robbed at gunpoint.
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((LT. KIMMY NESTER/HENRY CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: DUE TO THE PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY INVESTIGATION OF THE DOUBLE HOMICIDE, WE HAVE DISCOVERED THERE IS REASON TO BELIEVE THIS INCIDENT MAY NOT HAVE OCCURRED. ))
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Carter told police the robbers pocketed 100- dollars he'd been given by a relative to buy pizza.
Authorities believe Carter may have simply pocketed the money for other use.

Police say additional arrests related to the double murder are expected. Teresa Hamilton News 7.))

Bedford-Body


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A Pittsylvania County man accused of shooting another man and dumping his body in the woods may have tried to cover up his crime.
38 year old Randall E. Faris is charged with the murder of 36 year old Bobby Anthony Carter.
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Carter's body was found yesterday along Route 608 in a remote section of Bedford County.
Authorities impounded Faris' car after neighbors say they saw him give it a good cleaning two days ago.
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Brown credits the hard work of the regional homicide task force with making a quick arrest.
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Simpson


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O-J Simpson's using any tactic he can to sell his video.
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This is what Simpson was up to this week-
parading around his front yard holding up a sign with the toll free number to order the tell-all video.
Simpson has spent much of the week back at the legal offices-
He's continuing to give his deposition in the civil suit against him.
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Forest-Fatal


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No charges filed against a man who ran over his girlfriend last night in Forest.
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It happened around 11:30 in the parking lot of the Graves Mill Shopping Center in Forest.
29 year old Deanna Kidd was killed when she fell beneath the wheels of her boyfriend's tow truck.
Authorities say Kidd and 26- year- old Robert Evans had argued earlier in the day, and that night she had climbed onto the back of the truck several times.
Police did not charge Evans when other witnesses backed up his version of the accident.
The investigation is continuing.
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Still to come on the broadcast, a student protest turns tragic,
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and a case of alleged espionage as a man is accused of selling classified secrets to the Soviet Union.
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Spy


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The FBI arrested a man accused of selling secrets to the Soviet Union.
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Agents arrested Robert Lipka- after surrounding his Pennsylvania home.
The alleged espionage happened in the sixties and seventies.
Lipka was an Army Sargeant assigned to the National Security Agency.
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((BARBARA COHEN/ASSISTANT U.S. ATTORNEY: HE HAD ACCESS TO THE HIGHEST SECRETS OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AT THAT TIME.))
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Lipka allegedy took secret documents and passed them to the Soviets at drop sites around Washington. The motivation- money.
Lipka is now in his 50's. The FBI will not pursue the death penalty because the alleged crime happened so long ago- when Lipka was a soldier barely 20 years old.
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OK-Leg


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The Medical Examiner has identified that mysterious leg found in the Oklahoma City Bombing Rubble.
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Authorities say the leg belongs to a woman who had been previously identified as Lakesa Levy.
The Medical Examiner says there is a leg buried with Levy that is not hers.
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((DR. FRED JORDAN/OK. CITY CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINER: THE CONDITIONS OF THESE VICTIMS IN MANY CASES IS VERY VERY BAD. THERE WAS A GREAT DEAL OF DESTRUCTION. A GREAT DEAL OF INJURY AND DAMAGE AND THERE ARE MANY VICTIMS WHO ARE NOT IN TACT. AN INTACT VICTIM IS AN UNUSUAL VICTIM.))
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Jordan says he believes a left leg was probably lying free close to Levy and was put with her body.
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Students-Protest


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Students are protesting a ban on clubs at Salt Lake City Schools- that was put in place to stop gay clubs from forming in the schools.
As Marcos Ortiz reports, today's rally took a tragic turn- when a student was hit by a car.
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((Students at two Salt Lake City high schools walked out of classes today and took to the streets to protest the Salt Lake Board of Education's ban on ALL extra-curricular clubs.
The board banned all clubs rather than allow gay and lesbian students the right to form their own.
One group of protesting students marched to the steps of the Utah state capitol where events took a tragic turn. A 16 year old student was hit by a car and is in serious condition.))


Bottoms


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A Virginia lesbian who lost custody of her son because of her sexual orientation will have her story told in a made for T-V movie.
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Sharon Bottoms goes back to court Monday in Henrico County for the latest in her three year custody battle.
"For the Love of Tyler" is to begin filming next month in Texas.
"One Day at a Time" actress Valerie Bertinelli is signed on to play Bottoms.
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Vanessa Redgrave will portray Sharon's mother, Kay Bottoms.

Wythe-Administrator


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The Wythe County administrator says the board of supervisors may have violated his civil rights.
At the very least, he says, the board acted illegally when it discussed his future at a January 15th meeting.
Tracy Altizer reports.
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(( Billy Branson submitted his resignation February first at the request of the board of supervisors.
What concerns him is how board members decided they wanted it.
The request came from former Chairman Mark Munsey, a day after the full board met in Munsey's office.
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The trouble with that, Branson says, is that the meeting was not recorded in minutes or on tape, as is required by law when an elected body is discussing personnel issues.
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Dix says after the meeting it crossed his mind the board may have acted illegally, and that the county attorney confirmed his suspicions.
Branson says board members have made comments about his age, and without minutes or a recording, it will be tough for him to prove whether he's a victim of age discrimination.
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SU Branson says this has nothing to do with giving up his job, he says he'll soon be 65 and was thinking of retiring anyway. Rather, he says it's a matter of being forced out, especially if it was accomplished through illegal means. He hasn't yet decided whether to seek legal remedies. Tracy Altizer, NEws 7 Wytheville.))
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Still to come on the newscast, state lawmakers hope new regulations will keep cigarettes out the hands of young people,
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and we hope to rope you in with our story of the Lone Star World Championship Rodeo.
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Tobacco-Sales


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The Virginia General Assembly says yes to a pair of bills that would make it tougher for children to buy tobacco products.
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One requires a photo I-D from people who look like they're younger than 18.
The other requires cigarette vending machines to be within the line of sight of the owner of a public establishment.
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((SEN. BO TRUMBO/R-FINCASTLE: WE DID AN ANNOUNCEMENT SOME TIME AGO DOWN IN PULASKI WITH THE JAYCEES WHEN THEY WERE TALKING ABOUT FOCUSING ON JUVENILE SMOKING AND TRYING TO STOP THAT. AND SO TO ME IT'S NEITHER ANTI- NOR PRO-TOBACCO. YOU'RE JUST DEALING WITH TRYING TO HELP THE KIDS.))
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((SEN. CHARLES HAWKINS/R-CHATHAM: BUT TRYING TO STOP THE USAGE OF MINORS PARTICULARLY OF VENDING MACHINES, IT'S IMPRACTICAL. IT'S ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO ENFORCE IT. AND YOU'RE PUTTING PEOPLE IN JEOPARDY THAT IT'S GONNA BE JUST UNDUE HARDSHIP.))
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A spokesman for George Allen says he expects the Governor to sign the bills into law.
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INCOME-TAX


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Filing tax forms is now easier for Roanoke County residents.
The county is one of five places taking part in a pilot program that helps people file both state and federal tax forms.
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Wayne Compton says his office is filing four to five hundred returns a day.
Compton says it'll save the I-R-S time and money.
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((WAYNE COMPTON/ROANOKE CO. COMMISSIONER OF REVENUE: IT'S FILED DIRECTLY WITH ANDOVER. THAT'S WHERE THE FEDERAL INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE COMPUTER IS AND WE'RE FILING IT DIRECTLY ON THEIR COMPUTER AND THE STATE THEN RETRIEVES THAT INFORMATION FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO PROCESS A STATE INCOME TAX. ))
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The 20-dollar fee covers the cost of the new software and modem time.
The service is only for Roanoke County residents.
But Compton says the program will eventually go state wide.
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S-Qualify


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A little Friday Basketball Extra for you tonight as we hip hop across Southwest and Central Virginia with highlights of no less than 7 district games.
But first, the Winston Cup Warriors were rolling and the Rock today.
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Chevy and Pontiac had a big day as they took 7 of the top 10 spots in Cup qualifying.
The pole winner was Terry Labonte in the Kelloggs Chevrolet.
He posted a lap at 156 point 879 miles an hour.
He edged Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon, the race's defending champ, by just over a tenth of a second.
Here's the starting grid 1-through-25.
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S-Seminole


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We begin our Friday night potpourri of fat free hoop highlights with a trip down to the Vines Center in Lynchburg where the Liberty Minutemen were crowned champions of the Seminole district.
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The nicest on-campus facility in the state was shining tonight as Mark Hanks and the Minutemen came in looking to stay unbeaten on the season.
Altavista would try to pull an inside job as as Kurt Reighard looks inside to Brian Clark for the layin as the Colonels look good.
But watch the "Junior Jordan" move coming up by Liberty's Cheyney Preston who swoops and scoops his way off the glass for 2.
Reighard would try to keep the upset alive with this long three from the right side.
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But Preston was the man he hits a triple of his own from wing.
Liberty improves its record to 21-and-oh on the season with the 66-to-50 win in the Seminole title game.
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S-Three


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Let's now head up to Blacksburg high school the site of tonight's Three Rivers championship and likely the home of the most exciting game of the night as Giles battled Floyd.
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This was the third meeting between the two 3-rivers rivals, and it would turn out to be the most exciting.
The Spartans led the entire game until Floyd's Adam Harris hit this three pointer with five seconds left in regulation to send the overtime tied at 49-all.
But Giles scored the first four points of the overtime to lead 53-to-49, but it was still far from finished.
Floyd's Travis Cantrell comes right back and hits a three pointer and the Buffaloes were within one at 53-to-52 with 45 seconds to play.
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But that was it as Giles wins the Three Rivers title 60-to-55 in overtime and earn a home date in the Regionals.
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S-New


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At Christiansburg high school, Blacksburg and Christiansburg hooked up the final New River tournament championship game.
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Next year both schools will join the Blue Ridge, but tonight they had one more performance to make on the New River stage.
Blacksburg's Michael Davis got the Indians off to a hot start as he came out and hit his first two shots of the game.
The Blue Demons would take awhile to warm up, but David Rhudy went inside the the layin as Christiansburg started to tighten it up.
The Indians led by 13 at the halftime break, and the Indians win the final
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New River District tournament title 48-TO-40. Both teams move on to the Region IV tourney next week.
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S-Blue


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Salem will meet Northside in the Blue Ridge District championship tomorrow night at 9.
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The Vikings topped the Mountaineers of Alleghany 61-42 in the opening semi final.
Ben Peete led all scorers with 22 points; he gets two of those on this slashing move to the iron that falls.
The Mounties hung in there. Chris SUPER=33-Northside/=61/Alleghany/=42;

Morris sinks the blue collar basket from deep in the paint. he would get the foul as well.
Justin Porterfield knocked down 16 and dished out this nifty assist to Pistol Peete. Northside advances to the district title for the 7th time in 8 years.
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Salem and Hershel Thomas shocked William Byrd 83 to 56 to earn finalist honors as well.
Chris Childress tallied 20 on the night to lead all scorers, but the
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Spartans were on tonight.
Thomas scored 19 points; including this pull up jumper off the Byrd turnover. salem vs Northside tomorrow night at 9.
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S-Pioneer


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We now head up to Clifton Forge where the Pioneer district showcased its final four tonight at Dabney Lancaster Community College.
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In the opener Parry McCluer's Nelson Fox was trying to his team primed for an upset on top seeded Glenvar.
But Glenvar would take advantage of several Blues' miscues, as Perry Taylor gets the rebound and the outlet pass to Eric East - who gives Glenvar an early 8 point lead.
The Blues would stagger back into the game as Charles Rowsey turns David Coleman's pass into a driving score. But the Highs still led by 10.
Glenvar's defense then really kick in as Nathan Floyd's pass is picked off by James Williams, who drives down and cans the "J". He had 23.
The Highlanders defense kept applying the heat in the second half, as East gets the loose ball to Cory Willis who drives in for the score. He had 22 and Glenvar win s it 53-to-46.
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Before the start of the second game players and fans observed a moment of silence for Roanoke's Glen Stevens, a referee who died of a heart attack while officiated this event a year ago tomorrow.
Bath and James River both started slowly, but the Chargers would get this jumper from the corner by Jon Rodgers to take a 3 point lead.
Chris Firebaugh would try to shake of the Knights and keep them within striking distance.
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But David Buzzard flips this was in from underneath as Bath scores 22 in the final quarter to win it 55-to-38, and earn the school its first trip to regionals in 23 years.
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S-Tourney


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Elsewhere tonight, George Wythe won the Hogoheege crown by topping Lebanon 58-to-50.

Sports Tease


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STill to come tonight some more hoopla as the Bulls road show rolls into Miami
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and Roanoke and Randy-Mac advance to tomorrow's women's ODAC championship game.
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S-ODAC


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It will be Roanoke against Randolph-Macon in tomorrow's ODAC women's championship game.
Both won today but each to struggle.
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Susan Dunagan's team advanced to the finals by edging Guilford 78-70 in the semifinals this afternoon.
But not without a scare. Laura Haynes scored a game high 30 points for the
Lady Quakers who were within 1 SUPER=33-Roanoke/=78/Guilford/=70;

point; 69-68 with 2:25 to play.
But Roanoke senior Marcee Hufton ices the win with this break away lay up and Roanoke advances to tomorrow's 2pm title tilt.
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Former Cave Spring star Aimee Beightol led Macon to its 70-to-66 win over Emory & Henry with 27 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists and 7 steals.

S-Bulls


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And finally in a stunning NBA final tonight, the Heat beat the Bulls 113-to-104, despite that fact that the Heat dressed only eight players for the game!!
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And folks it really wasn't even close as Miami led by as many as 26 points late in the third quarter.
Rex Chapman, of all folks ignited the upset with a career high 39 point performance.
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Miami hit a club record 15 treys as they shock the Bulls 113-to-104.
Chicago is now 48-and-6.
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Rodeo


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#96-3
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Rodeos give cowboys and cowgirls across the nation a time to compete.
But imagine your competition being you own father.
Well that was the case at the Lone Star World Championship Rodeo tonight in Rockbridge County.
Jay Moore has the story.
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SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Jeff Renaud/Calf Roper; :08 Quick
SUPER=01-Rich Renaud/Calf Roper; :20 Quick
SUPER=@Jay1; :49
RUNS=1:24
OUT Q=News 7.

(( Ever since Jeff Renaud can remember, he's been ropin' just about anything that comes along.
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SOT 20:02:29
IN Q=My daddy and my

((RENAUD: MY DADDY AND MY FAMILY STARTED ME OUT WITH IT. WHEN I WAS BORN I PICKED UP A ROPE SO I'VE DONE IT ALL MY LIFE. ))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=all my life.


Speakin' of father, well he's also a calf roper ... and he doesn't mind throwing a little competition his son's way.
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IN Q=It's kinda

((RICH RENAUD/CALF ROPER: ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=with them.


Rich lives in Rhode Island.
But he comes back for local events, like the one at the Virginia Horse Center.
So how did family get so involved in roping.
Rich said it was inevitable since he has three older brothers who also rope.
Now the big question..how does Rich do against his son.
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SOT 4:09:09
IN Q=Usually he's

(( ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q= a lot of fun.
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(( ))
RUNS=:06
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SOT 20:54:28
IN Q=It takes a

((RENAUD: IT TAKES A LOT OF TRY. YOUR HEART'S GOT TO BE IN IT CAUSE IT TOUGH BEING OUT ON THE ROAD ALL THE TIME AND BEING AWAY FROM HOME YOU'VE GOT TO WANT TO DO IT. ))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=want to do it.


Once the summer time rolls around Jeff will leave Bedford County and join his dad for team roping competitions... putting their years of experience together. In Rockbridge County Jay Moore, News 7.