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Up next on News 7 at Eleven-
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The man charged AFTER a police chase- speaks from jail.
This Bassett High School student is suing for the right to go back to class.
Plus bathing beauties like you've never seen before.
And this little girl goes to the hospital and hopes to come home with a smile.
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News 7 is next.

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Good evening.
The man charged with three deaths after an accident and police chase- spoke from his jail cell today.
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Scott Allman says he's sorry the Vinton family was killed, but contends the police were at fault even though they ended their pursuit before the accident.
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A student and his family are suing the school board and the superintendent of Bassett High School.
They say Brian Woods rights were violated when he was expelled for carrying a knife.
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Join us at eleven.

Police-Chase


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The man charged after a police chase and deadly accident- spoke out from jail today.
21 year old Scott Allman says he's sorry for what happened but still blames police.
Ron Jones reports.
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((VOICE OF SCOTT ALLMAN: BUT I FEEL LIKE I'M JUST ANOTHER. I FEEL LIKE I'M JUST THAT GUY TIM McVIEGH. THE HATED GUY IN OKLAHOMA CITY. I FEEL LIKE I'M THE HATED GUY OF ROANOKE.))
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Allman cried throughout the interview saying he has led a confused and troubled life.
It came to head on Sunday when he led police on a twelve mile high speed chase that ultimately claimed the life of a Vinton family and put Allman's wife, who was a passenger in his car, in the hospital.
When asked why he ran from police.
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((THE REASON WHY I RAN IS BECAUSE I WANTED TO BE WITH MY WIFE. OKAY IF YOU LOVE SOMEBODY SO MUCH ENOUGH TO DIE FOR HIM LIKE I DO TO MY WIFE.))
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Allman says he didn't want to go to jail-- plus he says he had a bunch of outstanding warrants against him.
Moments before the fatal crash officers say they slowed down and called off the chase-- Allman says...
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((YES, THEY SLOWED DOWN TO ABOUT 25 MILE BEFORE THE ACCIDENT. YEAH, THAT'S TRUE.))
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When asked why he kept going?
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((I DON'T KNOW... I COULDN'T TELL YOU.))
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BUTT, BUTT, BUTT
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((I DON'T BLAME THESE PEOPLE FOR BEING UPSET. BUT I'M JUST A 21 YEAR OLD, ADULT, OR BOY. WHATEVER YOU WANT TO CALL IT. THAT'S BEEN TRYING TO GET HELP SINCE HE WAS A KID.))
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What about his pending court case and his feelings about the family that was killed.
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((I JUST AM REALLY SORRY. I MEAN... I'M 21. I' JUST WISH THEY JUST GIVE ME THE LOW MAXIMUM SENTENCE.))
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Allman also believes the police shouldn't have chased him for tinted windows.
But during the interview Allman contradicted himself and said if he had to do all over again-- he would pull over.
Ron Jones, News Seven, Roanoke.))

Shooting


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Two teenagers and a 20 year old from Roanoke narrowly escaped serious injury when they were shot outside a public housing complex this afternoon.
Len Besthoff reports rounding up the suspects proved almost as dangerous for Roanoke police.
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(( Police say at one point as many as FIVE people were firing handguns outside this home in the Bluestone Park public housing complex.
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((KEITH GOODRICH/EYEWITNESS: FIRST I HEARD FIGHTING...FIRST THERE'S FIGHTING THEN THEY START SHOOTING, THEN I WENT IN THE HOUSE. MY BROTHER AND I WENT UP IN THE HOUSE. How many shots did you hear? GOODRICH: OH 15, BOUT 15, 13, SOMETHING LIKE THAT IT WAS A WHOLE LOTTA SHOTS.))
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The shootout left 17 year old Aaron Reynolds and his friend, 20 year old William Campbell, with gunshot wounds to the buttocks and thigh.
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((POLICE DISPATCH: I HAVE A MAN THAT'S BEEN SHOT IN THE LEG.))
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A 16 year old made it to his Hanover Avenue home and then told police HE was also shot in the incident.
The shooting apparently had something to do with revenge for a previous fight involving Aaron Reynold's sister.
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After separate automobile and foot pursuits police found five of the alleged culprits.
But three of them were a little hard to get to, since they had a pit bull terrier with them. Nat Sot w/ dog
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Eventually an animal control officer separated the group from the dog, and they may have found one of the handguns involved.
So far five people have been charged with malicious wounding, two of them juveniles.
Len Besthoff, News-7.))

Goetz


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A jury rules against Bernhard Goetz saying he was NOT justified shooting a man on a subway car.
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The jury ordered Goetz to pay 43 million dollars to Darrell Cabey- who is paralyzed and brain damaged as a result of the shooting.
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Goetz was once acquitted of attempted murder for shooting the four men who tried to rob him-
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((RON KUBY/CABEY'S ATTORNEY: IT SENDS A REAL CLEAR MESSAGE TO ALL THE BIGOTS OUT THERE AND ALL THE RACISTS WITH GUNS. ALL THE PEOPLE THAT CONSIDER THE LIVES OF YOUNG BLACK MEN TO BE WORTHLESS. THOSE LIVES ARE WORTH A LOT. THOSE LIVES ARE WORTH A LOT, SO YOU BETTER KEEP THE GUNS IN THE HOLSTER.))
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Darrell Cabey though has little chance of collecting, since Goetz has little money.
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School-Lawsuit


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TAPE#96-33
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A 16- year- old Henry county boy is learning a lesson in law--
But it's not out of a textbook.
In fact, Brian Wood is trying to get back INTO school after he was expelled for violating the weapons policy.
Kimberly McBroom has the story.
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(( Brian Wood was spending his Sophomore year at Bassett High School as an active member of the band and wrestling team.
He was about to be inducted into the National Honor Society-- and his family says he'd never gotten into trouble.
But a field trip to the Henry County jail changed his life.
It was during that trip that Wood realized he'd left this five- inch pocket knife in his jeans.
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((BRIAN WOOD: FOR SOMETHING I DIDN'T EVEN KNOW I HAD-- AND THEN TO EXPEL ME FOR A YEAR FROM SCHOOL-- I FEEL THAT'S UNFAIR. ))
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After a hearing April fourth, Brian was expelled for violating the county's weapons policy.
His family then filed suit against the school board and its superintendent-- believing Brian's punishment was too harsh.
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((LAVONNE WOOD/BRIAN'S MOTHER: I DIDN'T FEEL LIKE HE GOT A REAL HEARING. I DON'T FEEL LIKE ANYONE REALLY LISTENED OR CARED ABOUT WHAT THIS WAS DOING TO HIM. ))
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Pre- Pro here
The policy states it will expel any student who has brought a firearm or destructive device onto school property or to a school-sponsored activity. End Pre-Pro
But the Woods' attorney says Brian was denied due process at the school board hearing-- and says the system is trying to make an example of him.
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((REID YOUNG/WOOD'S ATTORNEY: WE DON'T CARE THAT HE WENT TO SCHOOL EVERY DAY. HE'S GOING TO BE THE EXAMPLE BY VIRTUE OF THE FACT THAT HE INADVERTENTLY LEFT THIS KNIFE IN HIS POCKET. ))
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Standup here
Meanwhile the school superintendent wouldn't comment-- and the school board's attorney did not return our phone calls.
As for Brian Wood-- he says he just wants to finish the school year he started.
A hearing planned for next Monday will determine whether he gets to do that.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7.))
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When News 7 at 11 returns, snack food may become very important to Lynchburg. Frito Lay could bring more jobs to the area.
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and the Navy accuses one of its own of espionage.
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Espionage


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A Navy machinist is being held on suspicion of espionage.
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F-B-I sources say Kurt Lessenthien (LES'-ihn-theen) tried to sell top secret information to an undercover agent posing as a foreign spy.
The Navy says it received a confidential tip that Lessenthien was wanting to sell top secret information.
Officials say no classified information was ever leaked.
Lessenthien trains crews for Nuclear submarines in Orlando, Florida.
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Health-Insurance


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If you lose your job, you should be able to keep your health insurance.
That's the bill Congress passed today- Regina Blakely explains.
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(( SEN. NANCY KASSEBAUM/R-KANSAS: I THINK IT WILL BE AN IMPORTANT MOMENT IN ADVANCING HEALTH CARE EFFORTS ON THE PART OF THE U.S. GOVERNMENT TODAY.
The Kennedy-Kassebaum bill guarantees any worker with health insurance uninterrupted coverage after losing or changing jobs even if that worker has a health problem. It does not provide coverage for the uninsured nor does it guarantee affordable coverage.
While the main concepts enjoy a wide range of support from business and insurance groups debate continues with some believing the bill will only lead to more regulation.
TOM MILLER/COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE: THIS BILL PROMISES A LOT THAT IT CAN'T DELIVER WHAT IT WILL DELIVER IS HIGHER COSTS OF INSURANCE, REDUCED INSURANCE COVERAGE AND A LOT OF CONSEQUENCES IN THE HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETS.
RON POLLACK/FAMILIES USA FOUNDATION: WHAT THIS PROMISES IS THAT INSURANCE COMPANIES FOR ONCE AND FOR ALL CAN NOT DENY COVERAGE TO PEOPLE JUST BECAUSE SOMEBODY GOT SICK.
STANDUP REGINA BLAKELY/CAPITOL HILL: DESPITE THE RARE UNANIMOUS SENATE VOTE. THERE ARE MANY DAYS OF DEBATE AND COMPROMISE AHEAD BEFORE THIS REFORM BILL BECOMES LAW. BUT THE VOTE CERTAINLY REPRESENTS PROGRESS IN AN AREA THAT JUST A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO.. WOULD HAVE SEEMED IMPOSSIBLE. REGINA BLAKELY, CBS NEWS, CAPITOL HILL.))

Boty-Fatal


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A 24- year- old woman was killed this afternoon in a single- vehicle accident.
Patricia Ann White of Low Moor was driving along route 220, just south of route 622 in Botetourt county.
Authorities say her car ran off the left side of the road, went over an embankment, struck a tree, and overturned.
White was partially ejected from the vehicle-- and died at the scene.
Since thunderstorms were moving through the region at the time-- authorities believe the accident may have been weather- related.


Salem-Council


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It appears the city Salem is leaning toward a new visitors center.
That was one of the main topics of discussion at tonight's city council candidates forum.
Scott Prince reports.
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(( Political stumping took center stage-- on the auditorium stage-- of Salem High School.
Incumbents Alex Brown and Howard Packett are seeking re- election, while Harry Haskins, John Moore and Steve Smeltzer are looking for a first term in office.
One of the hot topics-- a Salem visitors bureau.
A proposal is already on the table to use the Civic Center as a site... a plan that has all five candidates cautious yet optimistic.
Right now the Salem- Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce acts as a pseudo- visitors center-- assisting passerbys and new residents.
Salem is also part of the Roanoke Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau.
All of the candidates feel that funding should continue. Standup
For all of the debate and discussion on the visitors center, there are other issues in Salem.
Citizens here expressed concerns over potential tax increases and industrial growth.
These issues could prove vital come election time as candidates now have less than three weeks to get their views across.
Scott Prince, News- 7, Salem.))

County-Schools


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A Roanoke County group opposing the 37 million dollar bond for schools was staking out new territory today, while county officials were trying to figure out their next move.
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The Roanoke County Supervisors sat down with members of the School Board for the first time since voters rejected the bond issue.
The meeting produced little agreement. But school board members say they hope to have a new plan to address overcrowding and other problems by early next year.
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((JERRY CANADA/SCHOOL BOARD CHAIRMAN: SO I FULLY ANTICIPATE US COMING BACK RELOADED, HAVING RE-WORKED THIS BOND ISSUE, HAVING MORE PROJECTS OUT THERE ON SOMETHING NEW IN THE FUTURE, TO INCORPORATE MORE AREAS OF THE COUNTY. THE AMOUNT COULD EVEN BE MORE, THE NEXT TIME WE COME AROUND. ARE THE CITIZENS WILLING? I DON'T KNOW.)) ((DON TERP/CONCERNED CITIZENS FOR GOOD GOVT.: WE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO GO BACK AND LOOK AT OUR ASSETS. THEY WILL, AND DETERMINE WHAT THEY CAN DO WITH WHAT THEY'VE GOT TO DO IT WITH. AND THEY CAN'T GO BEYOND THAT, BECAUSE THE CITIZENS HAVE SAID NO THEY CAN'T.))
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Don Terp and the Concerned Citizens for Good Government held their own meeting today to call for cuts in taxes and government spending. They also want a plan for school improvements that won't strain the county's finances.
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Frito-Lay


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Snack food giant Frito Lay is apparently coming to the Hill City, bringing about one thousand new jobs for the area.
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Lynchburg officials confirm Frito Lay wants to build a 100 million dollar plant on a site inside the city's industrial park on Lakeside Drive.
Details are still being worked out, but a ceremony is scheduled for next month where Governor George Allen would help welcome Frito Lay to the city.
Lynchburg beat out four other locations in Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.
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Stay tuned, coming up a little later on News 7, Doctors hope corrective surgery will bring a smile to the face of a little girl and
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we'll show you a beauty pageant that will set tongues...and tails wagging.
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Smile-Girl


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A little girl may soon be able to smile for the first time-
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Seven year old Chelsea Thomas was born without the muscles needed to smile.
Today she's having surgery in California that will allow her to do so.
Chelsea had the left side of her face operated on in December.
Today surgeons worked on the right side.
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((BOB THOMAS/CHESLEA'S FATHER: SHE WAS ASKED IF SHE HAD ANY THOUGHTS BEFORE THE SURGERY. SHE SAID SOMETHING TO THE EFFECT THAT PEOPLE SHOULDN'T MAKE FUN OF PEOPLE BECAUSE THEY'RE DIFFERENT AND THEN SHE WAS ASKED WHY AND SHE SAID BECAUSE THEY CAN'T HELP IT.))
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When the surgery is done, Chelsea should be able to smile just like the other kids do.
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S-Score


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And don't forget the Greater Greensboro Open's big Celebrity Pro-Am is set for later today at the Forest Oaks Country Club.
12 former champions are in the field along with the likes of Tom KIte and Nick Faldo.
I'll have that story for you tonight.
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S-Tech


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The Virginia Tech Hokies and their long time rivals from West Virginia made a day of it yesterday - actually they made a day and a night of it.
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Rain and gusty winds forced the game to be postponed some 82 minutes.
Once things calmed down the Hokies stirred something up at English Field.
West Virginia pitcher Chad Spencer is ripped by junior outfielder Kevin Barker in the bottom of the first for a grand slam.
The Hokies jump on top four to nothing and never look back as Barker finishes the day with 2 homers and six RBIs.
The Hokies win it 17-to-9 in a game SUPER=34-Virginia Tech/=17/West
Virginia/==9;

that lasted three and half hours and had to be called not because everyone wore their cleats out, but because of darkness.
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S-Braves


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Yesterday was not so pleasant for former Tech star Brad Clontz, the Braves relief pitcher.
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The Patrick County native came on in relief of Tom Glavine against the Dodgers in the eighth, but his second pitch was muscled by Mike PIazza for a two run opposite field homer to right.
It turned out ot be the game winner SUPER=35-Los Angeles/==3/Atlanta/==2;

as the Dodgers snap a four game losing streak and beat the Braves 3-to-2.
Brad is now 0-and-2 on the season.
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S-Hornets


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It also was a less than happy day for another Tech Alumnus, Allan Bristow, as he and the Hornets parted ways yesterday morning.
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After five up and down years as the team's head coach, not to mention sagging attendance and a sagging defense this season both sides agreed a change was necessary for the good of the franchise.
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S-NHL


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First round NHL Stanley Cup playoff action continued tonight in five rinks including the new hardwater in Montreal.
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Game four tonight as the Rangers tried to knot their series with the Canadians at two games apiece.
And Mark Messier would come in and get it done - well almost but Jocelyn Thiebault turns him away.
Thiebault could not stop the Rangers in the third as Adam Graves gets two of the Rangers 3 tallies in the period.
New York win it 4-to-3.
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That series is now tied at two all, as is the Tampa Bay - Philly best of seven after the Flyers 4-to-1 win over the Lightning.
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Page at-- In the West, the Blues now have a 3 games to 1 lead on Toronto after tonight's ___ to ___ win.
Detroit is also close to going up 3-1 on Winnipeg.
The Flames and Hawks are late tonight.
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S-Express


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The Roanoke Express is in good hands according to team's board of directors.
Steve Mason says team owners addressed the club's recent front office power play this morning at the Roanoke Civic Center.
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((John Gagnon was one Express owner not in attendance. He now has ownership in 2 hockey teams. His involvement caused problems, which were eliminated today. ((JOE:))
Steffen and the other board members addressed their reasoning behind last week's removal of Gagnon from his Express president's post and Paiement as secretary. ((JOE:)) Paiement, who is still the Express general manager, was involved in helping gagnon with Biloxi, but realized the attention he was giving that franchise hurt the one here. ((PIERRE:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((JOE:))
Express ownership assures the fans that the team is on track. ((:))
Two questions still remain, a hockey practice facility and a productive affiliation. Steve Mason, news 7 sports.))
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Sports Tease


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Still to come tonight,
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I'll show you a basketball game in Roanoke tonight where their truly were no losers.
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S-Organ


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There was a unique basketball game played at the Roanoke Armory gym last evening.
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A group of doctors from Carilion went head to head in 33 minutes of three on three basketball with some of their former patients.
The "transplant jocks" as they were dubbed are not only surviving but thriving transplant recipients.
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((TOM REED/VIRGINIA'S ORGAN PROCUREMENT AGENCY:))
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The transplant patients beat the doctors 2 out of 3 periods, in a game that also had an official who had a kidney transplant just last year.
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((DON YOUNG/16 YEAR VETERAN REFEREE:))
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BullDogs


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People looking for bathing beauties at a pageant yesterday were barking up the wrong tree. It seems all the contestants were dogs- REAL dogs.
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Bulldogs to be precise.
More than 40 canine cuties strutted their stuff in a bulldog beauty contest.
Judges rated the dogs on such attributes as drooling, protruding teeth and overall pleasant demeanor.
Otis the Bulldog won the coveted crown. It was his fourth year in the contest and his first win.
Still his owner says Otis is a natural beauty.
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(( ))
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