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Up next on News 7-
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Two militia men are arrested- Sources say they were targeting the Summer Olympics?
A six year old is charged with trying to kill a baby.
Plus what to do on a Friday night in Southside. Find out about the latest attraction.
Plus get the frying pans ready. We'll show you ONE BIG catfish.
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Militia


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Federal agents arrested two Georgia men- charging them with making bombs.
There's also a question of whether the two were targetting the Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta.
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Robert Starr is described as the head of the 12 member Georgia Militia.
The other suspect- James McCrainie is also a militia member.
Agents found bomb making parts in the homes of both.
Sources told CBS News Starrr mentioned the possiblity of disrupting the Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
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But the Justice department says there is no connection between the arrests and the games.
Officials says the two were building bombs for militia members to protect against what they called an invasion by the government.
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Boy-Arrest


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A six year old boy is believed the youngest ever charged with attempted murder in the U-S.
As Manuel Gallegus reports, the boy is charged with beating up a one month old baby.
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((Ignacio and Maria Bermudez still cannot believe what's happened to their newborn baby boy.
CAPT. RAY HOWARD RICHMOND POLICE WE BELIEVE THE INFANT WAS KICKED AND STRUCK WITH FISTS AND PERHAPS HIT WITH A STICK.
Beaten, police say, by a six year old boy during a robbery of a big wheel bicycle at the family's Richmond california home. Police say the six year old and two eight year olds found the newborn asleep in his bassinet. While a babysitter was in another room, the child was attacked, and nearly killed. SHARON WILLIAMS/PEDIATRIC SURGEON. HE REMAINS ON VENTILATOR, HOWEVER HE IS STARTING TO HAVE SOME MOVEMENT.
The six year old is in custody charged with attempted murder and burglary. At a custody hearing it was determined The child needs mental evaluation and that he should not be allowed to go back to his family. The prosecutor says the boy new exaclty what he was doing. But the boy's attorney says she can't tell if he understands what's happening to him.
LESLIE BIALAK, 6 YEAR OLD'S ATTORNEY He ACTS LIKE ANY NORMAL SIX YEAR OLD CHILD THERE'S NOT A WHOLE LOT OF SOPHISTICATION THRE.
Outside the hearing the family members of the three child suspects would not make any comments. But their attorneys say they are praying for the baby's recovery. But the infant's doctor says he will likely have some permanent physical and brain damage. Manuel Gallegus, CBS News, Los Angeles.))

Henry-Ax


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A single car accident in Henry County this afternoon leaves two dead.
Police say a rented Dodge Stratus was traveling on 220 south in the Oak Level area.
It was zig-zagging at high speeds when it ran off the right side of the road.
A man and a woman were killed when the car hit two large trees.
Their names are not being released pending notification of family.

M'ville-Hospital


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Two employees at a Martinsville hospital are under arrest for their alleged role in an emergency disaster drill.
The warrants stem from complaints filed by four nurses who say they were traumatized by the mock hostage situation at Memorial Hospital.
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During the drill, those playing the role wore ski masks and reportedly pointed weapons at the nurses.
The drill was intended to test the staff's ability to handle a "real" hostage situation.
But the nurses say they were never warned that it was only a drill.
The magistrate issued 48- charges against a total of six people.
Security Director Manuel Bledsoe, Junior was arrested for aiding and abetting.
Security Guard John Wayne Cassell is facing the same charge as well as brandishing a firearm.
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The hospital issued a statement.
Officials say they have every confidence those charged were NOT engaged in any criminal conduct.
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Optical-Cable


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A Roanoke fiber optic cable company is expanding.
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This afternoon Optical Cable employees celebrated the launch of its initial public offering- meansing it's now selling shares of the company to the public.
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The money raised will help Optical Cable DOUBLE the size of its facility in Roanoke County.
Optical Cable president Bob Kopstein (COP-steen) says the expansion could mean as many as 200 to 400 new hires over the next two to three years.
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((BOB KOPSTEIN/OPTICAL CABLE CORPORATION: SO IT'S THE KIND OF THING WHERE WE LOOK AT, YOU KNOW PROBABLY HIRING ANOTHER 50 TO 60 EMPLOYEES HERE BETWEEN NOW AND THE END OF THE YEAR, AND THEN CONTINUING TO RAMP UP, AT A, YOU KNOW, VERY HIGH PACE.))
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Optical Cable expects to break ground on its expansion in June, and complete it by November.
The company says it needs to grow because it expects overseas sales to increase.
The company's stock was trading around 17 dollars a share at the close of trading today.
Earlier this month it was initially offered to the public at 10 dollars a share.
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Intersection


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The intersection where two Danville children were killed last fall will be closed down in less than a month.
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Road crews today installed signs warning motorists the median linking Elizabeth Street and Route 265 will close, May ninth.
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The intersection became the center of controversy when 12-year old Jami and 10-year old James Earles were killed there in a traffic accident.
Several family members were arrested a week later for protesting at the site.
They say the community was promised an overpass that was never built.
V-DOT is expected to decide in June if funding will be set aside to build a bridge.
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Checkpoint


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It has been a bad night for drunk drivers all across the state of Virginia...
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((HOW YOU DOING TONIGHT? CONDUCTING A SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT, JUST CHECKING TO SEE IF YOU'VE HAD ANYTHING TO DRINK. DRIVER: NO SIR. OFFICER: ALL RIGHT, OKAY BE CAREFUL.))
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Troopers in all seven state police divisions are conducting sobriety checkpoints tonight.
This one in Bedford County slowed traffic in both directions on Route 460.
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((SGT. BOBBY RATLIFF/VA STATE POLICE: AND WE LIKE TO DO THIS BECAUSE LIKE I SAID, IT SENDS A MESSAGE OUT TO MOST PEOPLE WHO ARE JUST OUT WANTING TO GET TO THE MALL WITH THEIR CHILDREN, IT MAKES THE HIGHWAY SAFER FOR THEM AND WE LIKE TO TARGET THE VIOLATORS SO THE PEOPLE WHO ARE JUST OUT WITH THEIR FAMILIES CAN GET AROUND SAFELY.)) ((PERRY BARBER/DMV MANAGER: LAW ENFORCEMENT IS NOT GOING TO TOLERATE DRUNK DRIVERS ON THE HIGHWAY KILLING PEOPLE, THEY'RE NOT GOING TO TOLERATE PEOPLE NOT WEARING SAFETY BELTS, SAFETY BELTS ARE VERY IMPORTANT FOR SAVING LIVES.))
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In just the first hour, police arrested three people for driving under the influence.
They say checkpoints like this will be a familiar sight on the roads this summer.
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Still to come on our broadcast, a man allegedly holds a gun on a Bedford city police officer,
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and we'll go to a new club in Martinsville that is trying to give teenagers something safe to do on a Friday night.
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Bedford-Officer


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A Bedford city police officer escaped with just minor injuries after he was choked and held at gunpoint by an assailant last night.
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Police say 33 year old Carl Thomas Evans attacked Officer B-T Smith while Smith was trying to arrest Evans' nephew on an outstanding warrant.
Evans reportedly wrestled Smith to the ground, grabbed his gun, and was still holding the weapon when other police officers arrived.
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Evans is charged with attempted capital murder.
He remains held without bond after receiving a court-appointed attorney this morning.
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Radford-Frat


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Radford University has withdrawn its recognition of Chi Phi fraternity until the Fall of 1998.
Chi Phi was one of two fraternities investigated for alcohol violations and endangering conduct after 18 year-old Valerie Cole died of alcohol poisoning.
Earlier this week, Pi Kappa Phi lost its national charter. It will not be able to reorganize at Radford for five years.

Vet-School


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Virginia Tech's College of Veterinary Medicine dedicated a multi-purpose facility in memory of its founding dean .
Richard Talbot was killed in a U-S-Air plane crash in 1994.
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Today, the vet school dedicated the Richard B. Talbot Educational Resources Center.
As part of the ceremony, the president of the American Veterinary Medicine Assocation announced a scholarship fund in Talbot's name.
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((DR. SHERBYN OSTRICH:AVMA PRESIDENT: IT HAS ALREADY BEEN STARTED AND SOME FUNDS ARE COMING IN ALL THE TIME, WHICH WE'LL BE ABLE TO TAKE YOUNG PEOPLE AND TEACH THEM SOME OF THE THINGS THAT DICK TALBOT TAUGHT US. ))
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The Talbot Center at Tech includes computer labs, a library, classrooms and a student center.
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Perinatal-Service


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The loss of a pregnancy or an infant is a tragedy few people can grasp if they haven't experienced it.
This Sunday, Radford Community Hospital will host its second annual memorial service. It offers grieving families a way to cope with their pain.
Tracy Altizer reports.
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(( When a child enters the world, so do a whole new set of hopes and dreams for the parents.
All that is lost when a baby dies after, or even before birth.
Laurie Coleman has known the joy and the sorrow.
Her fourth child, John entered the world barely a year after she went to the doctor and learned her full-term fetus, her THIRD baby, would be stillborn.
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Coleman says baby John is proof that life does go on.
But it was a struggle dealing with her and her family's grief, and the well- meaning comments that she could still have more children.
Radford Community's memorial last year offered recognition of her pain.
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((THEY GAVE A US A CHANCE TO STEP FORWARD AND SAY OUR BABY'S NAME, WHICH MADE US FEEL LIKE WE HADN'T LOST EVERYTHING AND THAT EVERYBODY HADN'T FORGOTTEN WHAT WE HAD GONE THROUGH. ))
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Webster says the memorial also allows grieving parents to find support in others facing similar emotions.
From one who has gotten through it:
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Tracy Altizer, News 7.))
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Coming up in just a moment, inmates at Mecklenburg get to cool off,
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and a little later in our broadcast we'll meet a fisherman with a big fish story...but this time it's true.
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Mecklenburg-Fans


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Investigators are still looking into an alleged escape attempt on Virginia's death row.
But even so, 18 inmates of the 360 at Mecklenburg got their fans back.
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Corrections officials are looking into whether a death row inmate used a metal shaft from a fan to try to drill out of his cell.
A spokeswoman says new fans -- with fewer metal parts -- will be provided to each inmate as the probe continues.
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The fans were confiscated about two weeks ago.
Some death row inmates reportedly shed their clothes -- to the dismay of corrections officers -- during some of the hotter days recently.

Camelot


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The four day seige on Camelot is now over.
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((DIANA P. BROOKS/AUCTIONEER: SEVENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS, THEN. WE ARE ALL DONE THEN, AT SEVENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS. SOLD!))
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That relatively tame 70 thousand dollar bid for the former first lady's B-M-W ended the sale of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis's possessions.
The New York auction was predicted to raise just four million dollars.
When in fact, it ended up making a whopping thirty four and a half million dollars for her estate.
Now, the executors of the estate are waiting to see how much of a cut the I-R-S will take.
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S-Soccer


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William Byrd and Northside hooked up on Viking ground tonight for a Blue Ridge District soccer battle.
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Terrier skipper Jeff Highfill was coming off last night's win over previously undefeated Jefferson Forest.
In the first half, 5-2 Byrd, Chris Lucado boots this shot past the Terrier
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goalie to close the gap to 2 goals, but that's as close as the Vikes would get.
VMI bound Michael Berry finds the nylon with this shot to make the count 7-3 Terriers and Byrd coasts to a 10-3 win.
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S-Cave


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In Roanoke Valley District Baseball action, Cave Spring played host to Patrick Henry.
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We pick it up in the bottom of the 6th, The Knights leading 7-1. John Shaver gives up the one bagger to Tommy Bayrer that starts another Cave run.
Then, Jason Fox takes the pitch deep to left center. the double brings in Tommy Bayrer and Greg Wells and Cave has a nice cushion, up by 8, 9-1.
The Knights were tough on the Hill Doug Kenny gets this KO and Cave Spring wins 9-1.
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S-Avalanche


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Thanks again to some strong pitching, the Salem Avalanche won it's 6th straight tonight, downing the Winston Salem Warthogs 5-nothing.
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It was a perfect night for America's favorite pastime; salem's pitching was close to perfect.
Luther Hackman KO'd this Warthog in the top of the second, a goose egg for the Hogs.
Salem scored 3 runs in the bottom of the second. John Fantuzzi connects
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on the one bagger to right that brings in a run. 2-nothing Avalanche.
Fantuzzi would later cross the plate after this wild pitch and Salem improves to 14 and 8 on the season.
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S-Qualify


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Ernie Irvan captured the pole in first round Busch Pole Qualifying at Talladega for Sunday's Winston Select 500.
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Irvan's 17th career pole marked the first pole since his near career ending crash and he did it in Davey Allison's old car on Davey's hometown track. Now the top 25.
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S-NHL


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After winning the first two games, the Washington capitals are on the verge of being ousted from the NHL eastern Conference playoffs.
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Washington lost game five tonight in Pittsburgh 4-1. At 11:23 of the first period, Mario Lemieux puts the puck home, the Penguins now lead 3-2.
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The New York Rangers beat the canadiens 3-2 tonight and can wrap up that series with a win in Montreal Sunday.
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S-Score


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Sports tease


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Strill to come tonight, we will check in with the Greater Greensboro Classic,
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and the Comso Invitational track meet is in full gear, Glenvar's Trish Nervo is just one of many stars competing!
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S-GGC


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The Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic completed 2nd round play today.
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Duffy Waldorf had the shot of the day. His 3rd shot on the par-5 ninth hole finds the bottom of the cup for an eagle. Waldorf finished 6 under,
One shot behind this guy, Keith Fergus. Here he misses the birdie, but taps in for par at number 9. Fergus is the leader at 7 under.
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S-Pullen


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Ferrum's Bill Pullen resigned as the Panthers head basketball coach today.
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Pullen is giving up his post to pursue a career in the insurance business.
In 11 seasons at the Ferrum helm Pullen compiled 148 wins and 137 losses. He led the Panthers to Dixie conference regular season titles in 1992, 93, and 95. His 92 team reached the NCAA Division three tournament.
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S-Cosmo


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The 31-st annual Cosmopolitan Invitational Track Meet opened at Salem High School this afternoon.
Nearly 1-Thousand Athletes from 23 area schools will compete.
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One Athlete competing is Glenvar's Trish Nervo. Nervo finished third in a national cross country meet in San Diego and will run for North Carolina next year.
Nervo will run the mile and two mile events and her focus is meet records in both events.
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Teen-Club


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When it comes to finding outside entertainment, teenagers often find their choices limited.
They're too young for adult nightspots-- and too old for playgrounds.
But a Martinsville coffee shop owner is serving up a nightclub especially for teens.
Kimberly McBroom reports.
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For years, Martinsville area teens have complained there's nothing for them to do.
But two months ago, the basement of Jacc's Coffee Shop was transformed into Jacc's Lower Level-- an entertaining, yet safe haven for teens.
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((NATALIE LEATH/JACC'S LOWER LEVEL OWNER: WE, IN MARTINSVILLE ARE BREEDING CRIMINALS. AND WE, AS ADULTS HAVE TO PUT A STOP TO IT SO WE HAVE TO LISTEN TO THE KIDS AND KIND OF TAKE CARE OF THEIR NEEDS. IT'S OUR RESPONSIBILITY. ))
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Leath oversees her young patrons-- ages 13 and up.
The club's rules are clear-- no alcohol, no drugs, and no under- aged smoking.
Local police also patrol regularly.
But Leath's customers respect her rules-- and are just grateful for a place to hang out.
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((Why do you like to come out here? IT'S THE ONLY PLACE TO GO IN THE WHOLE COUNTY. What did you used to do before this place opened up? NOTHING, DRIVE AROUND. GETTING INTO TROUBLE, YEAH. ))
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And besides giving young adults a place to release their energy-- and a little steam-- Jacc's Lower Level also showcases local bands like "Sad for a Day", "Noisehood", "Shadus Laquel", and "Sprung."
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((ALLEN ASHWORTH/"SPRUNG": ALL OF YOUR FRIENDS ARE HERE. IT'S BASICALLY A HANG- OUT, YOU GET YOUR BAND NAME ACROSS, YOUR SONGS ACROSS, PLUS YOU CAN HANG OUT AND HAVE FUN. IT'S A GOOD, CLEAN ENVIRONMENT. ))
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Meanwhile, Jacc's Lower Level is a non- profit organization-- Leath says its five- dollar cover charge is just enough to keep the doors open and the kids off the streets.
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((LEATH: NOW, TO ME, AS FAR AS I'M CONCERNED, THEY NO LONGER CAN CRY THEY DON'T HAVE ANYWHERE TO GO. ))
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Kimberly McBroom, News7, Martinsville.))

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This is a story about the one that DID NOT get away.
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Fisherman John Collins caught this 82 pound blue catfish yesterday in Lake Hodges, California.
Collins and a friend spotted the whopper with a fish finder, but they never imagined it was so large.
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Collins says the fish could be a state record breaker. (----------------)