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Up next on News 7-
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The body of a woman missing for two months is found- Now police are searching for the man last seen with her.
The air you breath could decrease your life span. We'll tell you about the latest report-
Plus a Chicago family takes in an unusual stray. We'll tell you where they found this big cat.
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News 7 is next.

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Good evening.
Air pollution is a growing problem in American cities.
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Long term exposure could decrease your lifespan by up to two years.
The elderly and sick are especially at risk, but many children are effected as well.
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Harris Teeter is turning Fresh and Friendly.
This is not a policy change - it's about ownership.
Several stores in our area will now be owned locally.
We'll tell you which ones.
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How do you catch a mountain lion?
One family shows it might be easier than you think.
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Join us for news 7 at eleven.

Reynolds


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A partially decomposed body found yesterday in Culpeper County was Alicia Showalter Reynolds.
That is according to authorities today.
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They identified the body through an autopsy.
Reynolds disappeared two months ago when she was traveling on U-S 29.
Witnesses told police they saw her talking with a clean cut young man who appeared to be helping her look under the hood of her car.
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A neighbor found her body yesterday in the Lig-num area of the County.
Family members say the news is the end of a long ordeal.
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After Reynolds disappeared, police got numerous reports of women being approached by a man while driving on U-S 29.
The description given by the women matches the man last seen with Reynolds
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Tuggle


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A federal appeals court grants a 30 day stary of executuion for a convicted murderer.
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Lem Tuggle was scheduled to die June 6th.
The stay granted today gives Tuggle time to ask the U-S Supreme Court to review his case.
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Tuggle was convicted of the 1983 rape and murder of a Smyth County woman.
He is also the last surviving member of six death row inmates who escaped from the Mecklenburg Correctional Center in 1984.


Air-Pollution


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The air you breathe may be dirty.
Now a new report says air pollution isn't only bad for your health. It could cut your life short.
Elizabeth Kaledin reports.
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((Air pollution is not only choking American cities...it is cutting short American lives...
That's the finding in a new study released by the Natural Resources Defense Council...a non profit environmental group:
DAVID HAWKINS/N.R.D.C. SENIOR ATTORNEY: LIVES ARE BEING SHORTENED BY ONE TO TWO YEARS IN OUR MOST POLLUTED CITIES.
The NRDC analyzed heart and lung related deaths in 239 cities and found that thousands of those deaths were linked to air pollution...cities logging the most premature deaths are Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Detroit.
JOEL SCHWARTZ/HARVARD UNIV. SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH: MORE PEOPLE ARE DYING FROM PARTICULATE AIR POLLUTION THAN FROM AIDS AND FROM CAR ACCIDENTS.

Doctors who've been seeing a steady increase in asthma cases over the years say they're not surprised by the findings.
DR. RON CRYSTAL/CHIEF OF PULMONARY CARE, NEW YORK HOSPITAL/CORNELL MED. CTR.: THIS REPORT IS VERY IMPORTANT BECAUSE IT DEMONSTRATES THAT THEIR IS A SHORTENED LIFE SPAN FROM LIVING IN POLLUTED AREAS.
The most dangerous pollutants include electrical power plants and gasoline and diesel fumes. The report calls on the environmental protection agency to come up with tougher pollution controls to protect public health, something the EPA is in the process of doing.
While the elderly and sick may be most at risk of dying prematurely, studies also show that asthma is now the leading cause of hospitalization of children.
And as it spans the generations environmentalists say air pollution could be the biggest public health problem this country faces. Elizabeth Kaledin, CBS News, New York.))

Kevorkian


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It's could be one of Dr. Jack Kevorkian's most brazen acts yet.
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While on trial for two earlier deaths, Kevorkian allegedly attended yet another sucide.
This time a 53 year old Canadian man- who suffered from Multiple Sclerosis and was an activisit for assisted suicide.
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((IT IS THE DAY OF MY RELEASE. THE RELEASE FROM SUFFERING.))
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A former Michigan prosecutor calls today's action an in-your face kind of thing.
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Unabomber-Cabin


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New reports that there is an underground tunnel system near the suspeted Unabomber's cabin.
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The Indpendent Record of Helena, Montana reports the tunnels were searched shortly after Ted Kaczynski's arrest. The F-B-I isn't commenting.
Meanwhile federal agents say they want to airlift the 10 by 12 foot cabin to a storage area for safe keeping.
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York


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160 new jobs are on the way to Botetourt County.
That's according to a Fortune 500 company.
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York International says it bought a shell building in Fincastle, for more than one million dollars.
York is known worldwide for making air conditioning and refrigeration machinery.
State and local officials welcomed the technology giant and believe York's decision to move here might attract other businesses.
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((GAYLE MORGAN/STATE REP. OF COMMERCE AND TRADE: WHEN COMPANIES AS LARGE AND AS EXCELLENT AS YORK INTERNATIONAL LOCATE IN AN AREA IT MAKES OTHER SIMILAR SITUATED COMPANIES IN AN AREA SAY, HUMPH... I WONDER WHAT THEY KNOW THAT WE DON'T KNOW, WE BETTER GO AND LOOK IN THAT AREA AND SEE IF MAYBE WE WANT TO LOCATE THERE TOO.))
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The Botetourt site beat out 22 other communities in four states.
York officials plan to move into the building in August.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
Still to come on the broadcast, a grocery chain sells several stores to a local buyer,
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and we'll tell you how envirolmentialists have won the battle against Route 58.
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Robin in Wx office Roll Lake levels
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Lindsey


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William Ray Lindsey will serve seven years in prison for killing a man with an axe- It happened at Rural Retreat campground last September.
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Lindsey pled guilty Monday to second degree murder in the death of Jabe Ferguson.
Lindsey struck Ferguson in the head with an axe, then fled to Tennessee with his companion, Kerri Ann Koehler.
In January a judge dismissed murder charges against Koehler for lack of evidence.
Lindsey was ordered to serve seven years of a 20-year sentence.
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Route-58


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The Allen Administration is giving up on making all of route 58 four lanes.
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The section east of Abingdon, that goes through the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area is too environmentally sensitive.
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((ROB MARTINEZ/VA. TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY: FROM AN ENVIRONMENTAL PERSPECTIVE, I DON'T THINK IT'S JUSTIFIED. PERSONALLY I DON'T THINK IT'S JUSTIFIED TO RUIN THAT AREA WITH THAT KIND OF FACILITY. HOWEVER, CLEARLY THERE IS A NEED FOR SAFER ROADS. THE EXISTING ROUTE 58 THAT CONNECTS FROM VOLNEY TO DAMASCUS IS NOT SAFE.))
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Martinez says he's already talked with officials in Smyth, Washington, and Grayson counties about some safety improvements to the two-lane road.
The state will hold new public hearings on the idea.

Power-Line


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Plans to build a high voltage power line hit another snag, this one in WEST VIRGINIA.
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The U-S Park Service in West Virginia says it doesn't want the line to cross the New River in Summers County as proposed by American Electric Power.
The company wants to run it more than 100 miles from Wyoming County, West Virginia to Botetourt County.
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A-E-P says it needs the line to meet future customer demand.
The project is under review by the National Forest Service in Virginia, but it's delayed the release of the study several times.


Warner-Miller


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Republican voters have just over one month to sort out their feelings about John Warner and Jim Miller.
Today, the contest over who's the real conservative heated up.
Ellen Qualls explains.
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(( Wonkish economist Jim Miller collects guns and says he'll defend yours.
Senator John Warner has the heads of elk and pheasants he's shot on his walls, and has been historically backed by the National Rifle Association.
But today, NRA legislative director Tonya Metaksa had to choose one.
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((TONYA METAKSA/NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION: UNFORTUNATELY, WE DID NOT LEAVE JOHN WARNER. JOHN WARNER LEFT US.))
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((JIM MILLER/(R) U.S. SENATE CANDIDATE: NOW I'M GRATEFUL...US SENATE.))
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Miller hammers Warner for supporting the Brady bill, limiting handgun purchases and inspired by Reagan staffer Jim Brady after he got a bullet meant for the President.
A Warner spokesman says Reagan and a majority of Republicans supported the Brady bill at the time.
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((ERIC PETERSON/WARNER SPOKESMAN: IT'S JUST AN INDICATION OF THE WEAKNESS OF HIS CAMPAIGN. THAT HE HAS TO RELY ON ORGANIZATIONS SUCH AS THE NRA TO HELP HIM GET HIS MESSAGE ACROSS THE STATE. What's wrong with the NRA? THERE'S NOTHING WRONG WITH THE NRA. BUT IF HIS CAMPAIGN WERE STRONG, HE'D BE DOING THAT ON HIS OWN.))
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But Warner's firing back on TV.
His ammo?
His record -- which he's labelling conservative, four times in 30 seconds.
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((HE FOUGHT TO REBUILD THE AMERICAN MILITARY. AND WORKED AT RONALD REAGAN'S SIDE TO HELP END THE COLD WAR. WINNING THE RESPECT OF CONSERVATIVE LEADERS.))
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((JIM MILLER: WE'LL BE GOING UP LATER WITH OUR MEDIA CAMPAIGN. THIS IS PRETTY EARLY TO GO UP. IT REFLECTS THE FACT THAT HE'S JUST GOT A BUNDLE OF MONEY.))
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((WITH THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY JUST OVER ONE MONTH AWAY, EXPECT TO SEE A LOT MORE OF BOTH OF THESE MEN. BECAUSE THERE'S NO SENSE IN SAVING YOUR CAMPAIGN BUDGET UNTIL AFTER YOU'VE LOST THE NOMINATION. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, RICHMOND.))
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Margiotta


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A Henrico County officer who helped stop a central Virginia crime spree was honored for his work today.
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It all happened last fall when Brad (Mc-Cumby) McCombie was shot and killed during a gun battle with Henrico County police officer Andy Margiotta
(mar-jee-AH-tuh).


Margiotta was injured in that shootout, but made a full recovery.
Now he's re-living the incident to help teach other officers about survival training.
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((OFFICER ANDY MARGIOTTA/HENRICO CO. POLICE: AT THE TIME OF THE INCIDENT, I WAS VERY SHY, I DIDN'T REALLY WANT TO TALK TO ANYBODY ABOUT IT. I JUST WANTED TO GET BACK TO WORK AND HAVE THE WHOLE THING FORGOTTEN ABOUT. BUT IT IS GRATIFYING THAT OVER SIX MONTHS DOWN THE ROAD, THE PEOPLE ARE STILL REMEMBERING IT AND THINK HIGHLY OF ME AND MY ACTIONS AND IT'S NICE TO KNOW THAT.)) ((CHIEF CHARLES BENNETT/LYNCHBURG POLICE: AS MUCH AS WE WOULD HOPE THAT NONE OF THEM WOULD EVER HAVE TO UNDERGO THIS, WHEN SOMETHING LIKE THIS DOES OCCUR, YOUR MENTAL PREPARATION, THE PREPARATION THAT YOU'VE UNDERGONE WITH YOUR FAMILY IS VERY IMPORTANT TO YOUR SURVIVAL.))
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Bennett and Lynchburg mayor Jim Whitaker presented Margiotta with a
(Commen-Dation) commendation for his work last fall.


Margiotta was in Appomattox today at a police survival training seminar.
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When News 7 at 11 returns, New York City tries to develop polite cabbies,
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and we'll hear from a family that's taken in an unusual house guest...a wild mountain lion.
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Harris-Teeter


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Six Harris Teeter supermarkets in the area will soon be locally owned.
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The North Carolina chain will sell the stores to Harden Foods- a new company that'll be based in (AL-tavista) Altavista.
The stores being sold are in Reidsville, North Carolina, Altavista, Amherst, Salem, South Boston and South Hill.
They will be renamed "Fresh and Friendly" stores, emphasizing fresh perishable products and excellent customer service.
Harris Teeter says it's selling the stores because they don't fit in with the company's long term goals.
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National-Conference


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It was a night to recognize those who promote racial, religious, and cultural harmony.
The 31st annual humanitarian awards dinner was hosted tonight by the National Conference of Christians and Jews.
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Those receiving honors were Rabbi Jerome Fox of Beth Israel Synagogue, arts and culture advocate Pearl Fu (FOO), and philanthropists Sydney and Rosalie Shaftman.
National Conference president Sanford Cloud addressed the audience at the Hotel Roanoke.
Cloud criticized Cincinnati Reds owner Marge Schot-- who recently said Adolph Hitler was "good at the beginning" but then "went too far."
Cloud says public figures should be more careful of their words.
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((SANFORD CLOUD/NATIONAL CONFERENCE PRESIDENT: THEIR COMMENTS CAN BE SO VERY HURTFUL-- NOT ONLY TO A PARTICULAR SEGMENT OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, BUT TO ALL AMERICAN PEOPLE. AND I REALLY THINK THAT AN APOLOGY IS IN ORDER. ))
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Cloud, along with other participants of the conference paid tribute to the late T-V personality and fitness expert Artie Levin-- who passed away last week.
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((HE WAS A GIANT OF A MAN, AS HE RELATES TO TRYING TO BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER ACROSS RACIAL, ETHIC, AND CULTURAL LINES. ))
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Just a decade ago, Levin received the humanitarian award.

Lion


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Many people find stray animals and keep them as pets, but what would you do with a Mountain Lion?
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An Illinois family found this lion in a cage in some woods near an expressway.
They brought him home and named him Simba.
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((JERRY SHIAVONE: IF I COULD KEEP HIM I'D BUILD A BIG RUNWAY WITH A TOP ON IT RAISE HIM TIL HE WEIGHS THREE HUNDRED POUNDS. REPORTER: YOU'VE BECOME KIND OF FOND OF THIS ANIMAL? YEA.))
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The family notified state conservation officials.
Even though they're all getting along, Simba will eventually find a home in the wild or with an animal handler.
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S-Score


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Avalanche, Braves, Stanley Cup and NBA playoff highlights are coming up, along with a new hoop boss in Danville, and a pre-A10 tourney look at the Hammerin Hokies.
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But first Yankees pitcher David Cone remains hospitalized tonight with an aneurysm in his right shoulder.
Doctors says they can treat it pretty easily, but Cone will still miss about a month.
Let's see how the Yankees and others fared tonight.
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S-Avalanche


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Last night spelled double trouble for the Avalanche as Salem dropped a double header to Prince William over at Memorial Stadium. The Cannons won the 6 pm opener 5-1.
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Salem Pitcher Doug Million hardly played like a million. In the top of the third, Prince William's Dan Kopriva smacks this Million pitch off the left field wall that plates Ben Boulware and it's 1-zip Cannons.
Nilson Robledo then finds the wall, but this time he sends the rock to
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field. Jason Evans and Kopriva march home to make the count 3-nothing and the Cannons top Salem 4-1, thus handing the Avalanche it's third straight loss.
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S-Braves


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The Avalanche's parent team, the Colorado Rockies, was in Atlanta last night battling the Braves,
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This one was tied at 1-all in the seventh, when Jeff Blauser took care of business with a two out two run homer to left field off Armando Reynoso.
Ryan Klesko scores to make it 3-to-1.
Blauser killed them again in the
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eighth with two run double.
The Braves win it 5 to 1.
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S-NHL


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The Stanley cup conference semi-finals continued tonight in the west with the Red Wings looking to put the Blues down 3 games to none.
And they had them one the ropes down 4-to-3 in the third
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when the Blues scored at 8:46 mark of the final period to tie the game at 4-all.
Tony Twist got credit for the goal as he beat Mike Vernon, but he got help with a little screen from Craig Mactavish. The game is tied at 4-all heading overtime.
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I the other semi-finals, the Avalanche and Blackhawks are tied at 2-all in the third period.

S-Magic


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The Orlando Magic opened their best of seven eastern conference semi-final with the Hawks last night in the O-rena.
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Shaquille O'Neal and Penny Hardaway double teamed the Hawks from the start.
Shaq daddy scored a personal career playoff high of 41 on a variety of power slams.
And when Hardaway wasn't feeding him the ball, he was dropping in jumpers.
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He scored 32 and the Magic easily win game one 117 to 105.
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S-Danville


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Chris Carter, has been named the new head basketball coach at Danville's George Washington High School.
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Carter replaces Harry Johnson who retired as coach after the Eagles won this past year's state Group Three-A title.
Carter says he knows Johnson is a tough act to follow.
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((CHRIS CARTER/NEW G.W. HEAD BASKETBALL COACH:))
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Carter is also GW's assistant varsity football coach, head track coach, and an interim assistant principal.
He is also a former assistant coach at Martinsville high school where he served under Husky Hall.

S-Childress


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William Byrd basketball standout Chris Childress made his committment to Lipscomb University official last night by signing on the dotted line.
The Blue Ridge District player of the year is projected as a two guard, but he will red shirt and sit out next season.
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((CHRIS CHILDRESS/26.4 PTS PER GAME AVG.: )) ((DON MEYER/LIPSCOMB HEAD COACH:))
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Sports Tease


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Still to come tonight, Roy Stanley checks in with the Tech baseball team and it gets to leave for the A-10 tourney.
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And we'll check in with Lance Armstrong after today's stage 8 of the Tour Dupont.
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S-Tech


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The Virginia Tech Hokies are finishing up exams and getting ready First Atlantic 10 baseball tournament.
And Roy Stanley says they need to win it all to make it into the N-C-A-A tournament.
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((In their first season in the Atlantic 10 the Hokies won the West Division. Tech is 33 and 22 overall but 16 and four against the competition in their division.
Tech's main focus is to win the conference tournament but the veterans are out to set a standard for future players.)) ((JOSH HERMAN/TECH CATCHER: )) ((The Hokies have already proven that they are a team to contend with in the A-10.
The conference may not be the strongest but Tech is ready to take the next step and that could come this week when the Hokies open against Temple, which has the best left handed pitcher in the league.)) ((CHUCK HARTMAN/TECH HEAD COACH: )) ((ROY STANDUP: )) ((HARTMAN: )) ((The Hokies play Temple Friday night at 7:30.))
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S-Dupont


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Lance Armstrong maintained his overall in the Tour Dupont but failed to win his 5th stage during yesterday's 110 mile trek from Bristol to Beech Mountain, North Carolina.
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Armstrong spent some of his pre-race time mugging for pictures with fans of all sizes.
Again the riders had to deal with rain as they began this morning at 11.
But by the time they rolled into the Carolina mountains the skies and the pavement had cleared somewhat.
That set the stage for an uphill sprint to the top of Beech Mountain.
Armstrong would give it his best but he finished second less than minute behind team Festina rider Pascal Herve.
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((LANCE ARMSTRONG/OVERALL LEADER:))
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The fun continues today with stage nine taking the cyclists 105 miles from Blowing Rock, to the finish on Tryon Street in downtown Charlotte. The stage starts at 10:30 and wraps up at 2.
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New York City is trying to make the Big Apple a kinder and gentler place
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and it's starting with its cab drivers.
The Taxi and Limousine Commission unveiled a plan
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this week to make cab rides a little more pleasant.
The commission says drivers are not intentionally discourteous, it's just that English is not the native language of many cabbies.
To help they've come up with 50 courteous sayings.
They include: "I'm sorry if you think I'm driving too fast. I'll slow down immediately."
"I would be pleased to place your bags in the trunk."
And even...
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((CABBIE: I AM SORRY I MADE A WRONG TURN. I'LL CORRECT THE PROBLEM AND I WILL DEDUCT IT FROM THE FARE. REPORTER: WOULD YOU REALLY DO THAT? CABBIE: YES I WOULD.))
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Reaction among veteran cabbies isn't easy to gather. Of several drivers approached outside one hotel, three did not understand the question, one refused to roll down his window, and another said he hated reporters. (----------------)