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HEADLINES

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The third time was the charm for the Mars pathfinder.
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And another inmate is executed in Virginia-- putting the state closer to a rather dubious honor.

P-Executions


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Gregory Warren Beaver died by lethal injection last night at Greensville Correctional Center. This is the first of FIVE executions Virginia has scheduled this MONTH.
Due to the grim schedule Amnesty International says Virginia will execute the most people in the western world this year.
A-C-L-U Director Kent Willis blames the sudden jump in executions on new laws and judges with bad attitudes.
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Virginia has adopted new laws to force dates for execution as soon as state appeals are over.
Is the new system rushing criminals through the judicial process?
Governor George Allen says no.
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Overall Virginia is in third place for executions behind Texas and Florida, and the numbers in the Commonwealth are expected to rise in coming years.
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Surprisingly since parole was abolished, there have only been two death sentences in Virginia in the last two years.

Pathfinder


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The pathfinder probe is on its way to Mars.
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The rocket took off early this morning.
If all goes according to plan the NASA spacecraft will land on the red planet July 4th, 19-97 where it will release a six-wheeled rover to analyze the surface.
This is the second probe to be sent to Mars by NASA in the past month.
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Fatal-Fire


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Smoke inhalation apparently killed an elderly Halifax County couple.
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Family members stopped by the couple's home in the Lenning community around noon when no one answered the phone.
That's when they discovered the bodies of Isaac and Annie Garner.
Fumes from an oil heater are being blamed for their death.
Authorities say there were NO flames but the home was filled with black smoke.
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((MAJ. RAY LINK/HALIFAX CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.:ALL I'VE HEARD FROM EVERYBODY WHO HAVE SPOKE OF THEM TO ME IS THAT THEY WERE VERY WELL THOUGHT OF IN THE COMMUNITY. THEY LIVED BESIDE THE CHURCH. THEY WERE AN ELDERLY COUPLE BUT WELL THOUGHT OF. ))
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Authorities do NOT suspect foul play, but tests will be done to confirm the exact cause of death.
The Garners were in their mid 80's.
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Abandoned-Auto


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Lynchburg investigators are looking into an abandoned car found with blood stains.
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The vehicle was left in the parking lot of the Olan Mills photography studio on Wadsworth Street.
Studio employees say it had been parked there for about a week before they called police yesterday.
Officers forced the lock, only to find the front passenger seat covered in what appeared to be blood.
The car has New York state tags, and a New York City police department sticker on its windshield.
Authorities have "not" released any other information.
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Rainbow-Murders


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One man was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of two young women in 19-80, but someone else is confessing to the crime.
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From a prison cell in St. Louis, convicted killer Joseph Paul Franklin says he killed Vicki Durian and Nancy Santomero.
The two were hitchhiking to a Rainbow Family Gathering in the summer of 1980.
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((JOSEPH PAUL FRANKLIN/CONVICTED MURDERER: AS SOON AS I SHOT HER, I JUST TURNED AROUND REALLY QUICKLY OVER THE SEAT AND SHOT THE OTHER ONE. IT ONLY TOOK ONE SHOT FOR THE FIRST ONE. BEING A .44 MAGNUM, THE GUN MADE A LOT OF NOISE AND A LOT OF RECOIL THERE, BUT I WAS JUST SO PSYCHED UP, I DIDN'T HEAR THE GUN FIRING REALLY.))
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West Virginia authorities still believe they got the right man when they prosecuted Jacob Beard.
Franklin's claims were excluded from Beard's trial as hearsay.
Now Franklin says he's willing to testify, and state police have indicated they will take a fresh look at the evidence.
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VA-Execution


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A man who shot a state trooper between the eyes was executed last night.
Gregory Beaver was given a lethal injection at the Greensville Correctional Center.
Beaver was sentenced to death for the 1985 slaying of Trooper Leo Whit.

Town-Council


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A Rocky Mount resident is accusing town council members of misappropriating funds and receiving special favors.
But Town Manager Mark (HENNA) Henne says there's absolutely no truth to that.
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He says under no circumstances have any rules been broken.
Henne does not know why council is being targeted but he says it hurts on a professional level.
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((MARK HENNE/ROCKY MOUNT TOWN MANAGER: I DON'T KNOW IF ITS PERSONALLY... PROFESSIONALLY, YES. WHEN WE KNOW OUR PEOPLE DOWN HERE. WE'VE GOT A GOOD STAFF. WE'RE VERY PROUD OF OUR EMPLOYEES-- WORK HARD. WE DON'T HAVE A LOT OF THEM. THEY DO A LOT. AND I THINK THAT'S WHAT GETS YOU. ))
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Rumors have also circulated that a state police investigation may be requested.
Commonwealth's Attorney Clifford Hapgood could not be reached for comment.

Ballet-Nutcracker


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Yet another sign of the holiday season has come to Roanoke.
Last night the Moscow State Ballet performed the Nutcracker.
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And as is customary in every city on their tour, the Russian dancers were joined by young local talent.
The two dance groups had only three hours to rehearse together-- and it took some time to get past the language barrier.
The show's producer says the Moscow State Ballet is seen all over the world-- but American audiences are the most appreciative.
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((AKIVA TALINI/MOSCOW STATE BALLET PRODUCER: AS YOU KNOW, THEY HAVE TRAVELLED. THEY ARE BACK FROM CHINA AND INDIA, AND OF COURSE, THEY DO HUNDREDS OF PERFORMANCES IN MOSCOW. AND THEY'VE HAD THE WARMEST RECEPTION FROM THE AMERICAN AUDIENCE. ))
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If you missed this performance, you can catch another one tonight.
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2-HEADLINES
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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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An active volcano takes at least two lives and leaves thousands fleeing for their lives today in Papua, New Guinea.
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The rocket carrying the Mars pathfinder was launched on its 310 million mile journey to the red planet early this morning.
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A jailhouse confession from a Missouri inmate claiming to be responsible for the so called Rainbow family murders.
But West Virginia authorities refute his claims and say the still have the right man locked up, Jacob Beard.
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And thats what's making news on this Wednesday December 4th.

VOLCANO


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Evacuations are underway on an island off the north-east coat of Papau New Guinea, after a volcano erupted today, killing at least two people.
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The island is home to about 7-thousand people and authorities say five vessels are stationed around the island to assist with evacuations.
Two boatloads of people suffering from burns have already been taken off the island.
Officials say two people were killed by flying debris-- and there are unconfirmed reports a third person is dead.
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mars


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After two failed launch attempts, the pathfinder probe is on its way to Mars.
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The rocket took off early this morning.
If all goes according to plan the NASA spacecraft will land on our solar system neighbor July 4th, 19-97 where it will release a six-wheeled rover to analyze the surface.
This is the second probe to be sent to Mars by NASA in the past month.
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columbia


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The astronauts aboard Columbia were busy this morning retrieving a telescope.
The three and half ton ultraviolet telescope was dropped off in orbit by the crew two weeks ago.
Meantime, flight controllers are now thinking about moving the shuttle landing back to tomorrow because of bad weather forecasted for Florida.
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MOON


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A space mission next year could confirm the existence of water on the moon.
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Scientists at the Pentagon believe there's a 90 percent chance they're right and that there is ice on the moon.
They explain there's no ice pond, but rather the ice is mixed with rock and soil.
Scientists predict that the presence of water on the moon is the first step toward sending humans to live there.
They predict a colony could be possible within fifty years.
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2-VA-Execution


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Gregory Beaver was given a lethal injection at the Greensville Correctional Center last night.
Beaver was sentenced to death for the 1985 slaying of Trooper Leo Whit.
This execution is the first of five slated in Virginia for this month.

Subway-explosion


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Investigators in Paris are picking through the rubble trying to find out who is responsible for a rush-hour subway bombing.
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The bomb made from a gas canister exploded on a packed train yesterday killing at least two people and wounding dozens of others.
Police say the blast is similar to explosions last year which were thought to be the work of Algerian terrorists.
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SIMPSON


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Plaintiff's attorneys are painting O-J Simpson as a liar and a wife beater.
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At his civil trial yesterday Simpson's best friend Al Cowlings.. told the jury he took Nicole Brown to the hospital following a fight she had with Simpson.
Other witnesses said they saw the former football star hit his wife.
On the stand last week Simpson denied ever having beaten Nicole.
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Meantime, Simpson's friend Robert Kardashian has now changed his mind about testifying for the plaintiffs.

NS-Buyout


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Some Norfolk Southern clerks in Roanoke could opt for early retirement.
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The railroad is offering a voluntary separation plan.
People who accept get a 35-thousand dollar-gross payment.
To qualify, they must have had seniority prior to July of 19-91.
400 clerical employees are eligible.
They work in the N-S offices and yards in Roanoke.
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The railroad says it has been offering this type of separation program since 19-84 to various employees.

Nutcracker


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Just like the yearly rush of holiday shoppers-- the Nutcracker Ballet is another sign that Christmas is near.
Last night, Roanoke got a taste of the holiday classic from a Russian perspective.
Kimberly McBroom has more on the performance by the Moscow State Ballet.
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(( Dancing dolls and toy soldiers that come alive--
The Nutcracker with all of its powdery snow and light- hearted music filled the stage of the Roanoke Civic Center.
But this time, it had a Russian theme.
The Moscow State Ballet set the tale in a Russian Village on Christmas Eve.
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B-roll part of the bite please ((AKIVA TALINI/MOSCOW STATE BALLET PRODUCER: THE YOUNG GIRL HAS A DREAM. SHE SEES IN THE CABINET A SOLDIER, A TOY SOLDIER, AND SHE SEES A NUTCRACKER. SHE DREAMS OF HIM TURNING INTO A PRINCE AND HE TURNS INTO A PRINCE AND SHE FALLS IN LOVE. ))
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This marks the 75th anniversary of the world- renowned ballet company.
And as is customary in every city on their tour, the Russian dancers were joined by young local talent.
The two dance groups had only three hours to rehearse together-- and it took some time to get past the language barrier.
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((MARY FRANCIS VEST/ROANOKE BALLET DANCER: IT'S BEEN REALLY HARD BECAUSE THEY DON'T SPEAK OUR LANGUAGE, AND IT'S KIND OF HARD TO LEARN THE STEPS, BUT DANCE YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE ABLE TO TALK TO LEARN IT, YOU CAN JUST WATCH. ))
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But this Russian performer who needed a translator says dancers communicate without words.
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((VLADIMIR BARSOUKOV/RUSSIAN BALLET DANCER: WE HAVE ONE INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE-- IT'S THE LANGUAGE OF DANCE. ))
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If you missed this performance, the Nutcracker comes to life again on Wednesday night.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7.

Franklin


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Jacob Beard was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of two young women in 19-80.
But a confession by a white supremacist is focusing new attention on the case.
Joe Dashiell has the story of Joseph Paul Franklin and his latest statement about the Rainbow Family murders.
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((From a prison cell in St. Louis, convicted killer Joseph Paul Franklin adds two young women to his list of victims.
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Vicki Durian and Nancy Santomero were hitchhiking to a Rainbow Family Gathering in the summer of 1980.
Franklin was on a cross- country murder spree, and in a recent interview with Cincinnati television station WKRC, Franklin said his racist beliefs lead to murder.
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((JOSEPH PAUL FRANKLIN: THEY TOLD ME THEY DATED BLACKS OR WHATEVER, YOU KNOW, SO I DID NOT CONSIDER THEM AFTER THAT INNOCENT HUMAN BEINGS YOU KNOW, AND SO JUST BECAUSE OF THE BELIEFS I HAD AT THAT TIME I FIGURED THEY DESERVED TO DIE.))
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West Virginia authorities still believe they got the right man when they prosecuted Jacob Beard.
Franklin's claims aren't new. They were excluded from Beard's trial as hearsay.
But now Franklin says he's willing to testify, and state police have indicated they will take a fresh look at the evidence.
Joe Dashiell News 7))

Beaver


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Gregory Beaver was executed last night for the 19-85 murder of a Virginia state police officer.
The 30- year- old man was put to death by lethal injection at the Greensville Correctional Center.
Beaver pleaded guilty to shooting Trooper Leo Whitt during a routine traffic stop in Prince George County.

Executions


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Beaver's execution is the first in a 16-day run on Virginia's calendar.
Four more men are slated to die.
NONE is likely to have a court or the Governor intervene.
Ellen Qualls reports that would give Virginia the dubious distinction of "speediest executioner" this year in the western world.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: BECAUSE OF THAT REASON -- THE REASON THAT THERE'S SUPPOSEDLY MORE IN VIRGINIA THAN ANY OTHER STATE THIS YEAR, THAT'S NO REASON TO DELAY SOMETHING UNTIL JANUARY SECOND. IF JUSTICE WILL BE DONE ON THE TIME SCHEDULED, THAT'S NOT A REASON FOR ME TO INTERVENE.))
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A look at the numbers shows South Carolina has put six to death this year.
Virginia has executed five if you include Gregory Beaver.
But Virginia has four more likely to go, and South Carolina has none.
Overall, since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976, Texas has set the pace with 107.
Florida's number two with 37, and Virginia's a close third with 34, including Beaver.
By the end of the year, Florida may execute two more men -- and Virginia four more.
The American Civil Liberties Union worries the sped-up process puts stress on the U.S. Supreme Court.
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((KENT WILLIS/VA. ACLU: AND THEY ARE OVERWHELMED WITH CASES. AND THE MORE CASES THAT COME TO THEM, THE LESS LIKELY THEY ARE TO GIVE THE KIND OF ATTENTION THEY SHOULD TO THESE CASES. SO BY TAKING THE WHOLE PROCESS OUTSIDE OF THE SUPREME COURT SYSTEM, AND SPEEDING IT UP, AND GIVING THEM MORE CASES TO DEAL WITH IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME, IT'S ANOTHER WAY THAT WE'RE TRUNCATING JUSTICE.))
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The pace of executions in Virginia is partly due to changes in state and federal laws.
Judges are also dispatching with appeals quickly.
But Governor Allen says simply "judgment day has come."
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

County-Supers


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It was originally built to supply Roanoke County residents with drinking water.
But the Spring Hollow Reservoir could soon add recreation to its fare.
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The recreation master plan presented to the board of supervisors includes five phases over ten years.
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The first work would include road improvements, parking lots, and trail construction on 700 acres surrounding the reservoir.
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((PETE HAISLIP/PARKS AND RECREATION DIRECTOR: IF YOU LOOK AT THE MASTER PLAN, WE PROBABLY HAVE THE ABILITY TO DEVELOP ANYWHERE FROM 15 TO 20 MILES OF TRAILS, WHICH IS QUITE AN EXTENSIVE TRAILS NETWORK. ALL THAT IS GOING TO TAKE YEARS AND A LOT OF RESOURCES AS I POINTED OUT.))
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The plan will require close to three million dollars over ten years.
Eventually the property could include extensive trails for hikers, cyclists and horse back riders, as well as a marina for canoes and paddle boats.

SPCA


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If you want to adopt a dog, or need to take one to the Roanoke Valley S-P-C-A, you'll have to wait.
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Adoptions and admissions are on hold because several cases of distemper and parvo-virus were confirmed there.
Both diseases can be deadly for dogs.
SPCA officials are trying to keep them from spreading.
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((JOHN PIEDMONT, ROANOKE VALLEY SPCA; WE SHUT DOWN ALL THE DOG ADOPTIONS FOR 10 DAYS UNTIL THE 14TH OF DECEMBER, TO LET ANY OF THE ANIMALS WHO MIGHT HAVE THE DISEASE RUN THROUGH THE INCUBATION TIME AND START SHOWING SIGNS IF THEY DO INDEED HAVE IT, AND IF THEY DON'T, EVERYTHING WILL BE JUST FINE.))
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Adoptions will resume on the 14th. Cats are not affected, and pounds will continue to release dogs to their rightful owners during quarantine period.
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Lee


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Students at Ferrum College got a 4-star history lesson yesterday.
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Roanoke native Sam Lynn lectured a class, dressed as General Robert E. Lee.
Lynn is a retired insurance salesman- who is now involved with Civil War re-enactments.
He says he was intrigued by the Battle of the States as a young child.
His grandfather was a part of the Confederate Army.
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((SAM LYNN/A.K.A. ROBERT E. LEE: HE OF COURSE WOULD TELL ME STORIES OF THE WAR AND I'VE ALWAYS HAD INTEREST IN IT. SO I FOLLOWED THROUGH WITH IT. ))
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Lynn talked about the various Civil War battles... particularly the ones in Virginia.
He also showed off some of the weapons used at that time.
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4-Scores


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Shaquille O'Neal hit a pair of free throws with 43 seconds remaining to clinch the Los Angeles Lakers' 110-to-106 win over Seattle.
For all of last night's scores let's check the boards.
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