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News-Heads

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Next on News 7 at Five-
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Another Tech Football player is cleared in a campus brawl.
A nationwide manhunt is on for two brothers.
Plus one man has a chance to sink a shot for two million bucks.
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Wx-Heads
TALENT=Patrick
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The second day of spring brings us lovely weather, but the weekend will be just a bit different. I'll have all the latest weather details.

MEDICAL-HEADS


ANCHOR=Connie
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On Health Check-- scientists may have found a key to unlocking the mystery of colon cancer.
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That story, plus we're considering natural remedies today-- with some alternative approaches to keeping yourself healthy.
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2-SHOT
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Video-Open


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NOT guilty...the verdict for Michael Hawkes, the third Virginia Tech football player to stand trial for a campus brawl.
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5-Hawkes


ANCHOR=Jean
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TAPE#597-04
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Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
SS=legal scales


Michael Hawkes was charged with assault and battery in the beating of Tech track athlete Hilliard Sumner.
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SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


Sumner identified Hawkes as the man who tackled him in downtown Blacksburg.
But Hawkes and several other players testified he was standing back from the fight.
SUPER=04-January 27; Earlier Sumner accused another man, Greg Melvin, but

later asked to drop the charge, saying Melvin WASN'T involved.
Judge Ray Grubbs said he admired that honest stance, but it may have hurt Sumner's credibility.
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((AT THE SAME TIME, IT'S THAT SAME STANCE, EVEN WITH THE BEST OF INTENTIONS THAT IN MY MIND CANNOT COMPLETELY OVERCOME ALL THE INCONSISTENCIES IN THE WITNESSES' TESTIMONY. ))
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SS=LEGAL SCALES


Monday Grubbs also acquitted Angelo Harrison in the beating.
Two more football players, Tyron Edmond and Brian Edmonds are set for trial Monday.

5-Rape-Suit


ANCHOR=Jean
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Meanwhile Brian Edmonds and his teammate James Crawford have dropped their extortion and defamation suit against the woman who says they raped her.
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Crawford withdrew from the suit last month.
Edmonds decided to abandon it yesterday, fearing it would hurt his chances in the N-F-L draft if he's forced to give depositions now.
A lawyer representing the players, Matt Pethybridge says he expects to refile in June, after the draft is over.
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5-Abed


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The chief federal judge in Roanoke is expected to decide tonight whether to let Joe Abbott out of jail.
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The 53-year old reputed crime boss was named... earlier this month... in a 12-count racketeering indictment.
The Government says Abbott is the head of an organized scheme of arson, threats and extortion.
Wednesday, a magistrate set bond for Abbott at 250-thousand dollars.
But the prosecutor- -fearing for the safety of past and potential witnesses- -appealed the decision to a district JUDGE.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


The government wants Abbott and his alleged co-conspirators held withOUT bond.
Judge Jackson Kiser has heard a couple of hours of evidence this afternoon, but hasn't made a ruling yet.

5-Ohio-shootout


ANCHOR=Jean
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Authorities are on a nationwide search to find two men who shot at Ohio police.
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Remember this scene caught on tape.
Now a 60 thousand dollar reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the two brothers involved.
Chevie O'Brien Kehoe and his brother Cheyne Kehoe were involved in two shootouts with police after a traffic stop last month.
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((WE HAVE SOME VERY VALUABLE LEADS, BUT THIS IS ANOTHER EFFORT IN MAYBE SPEEDING UP THE CAPTURE OF THE KEHOES.))
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The suspects are also wanted for questioning in the murder of a family.
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5-Helsinki-Summit


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An agreement between President Clinton and Russian President Boris Yeltsin-
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The two agreed there won't be nuclear weapons in any new NATO countries.
But Russia still opposes bringing Eastern European nations into the alliance.
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((WE ARE BUILDING A NEW NATO JUST AS THE RUSSIAN PEOPLE ARE BUILDING A NEW RUSSIA. I'M DETERMINED THAT RUSSIA WILL BECOME A RESPECTED PARTNER WITH NATO IN MAKING THE FUTURE FOR ALL OF EUROPE PEACEFUL AND SECURE.))
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Clinton and Yeltsin say the two day summit was a success-
The leaders also agreed on a new push for arms control and closer economic ties.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


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What prompted two fraternity houses to ban alcohol? The story coming up on NEWS-7 at FIVE.
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And crews are preparing the track for the upcoming racing season at Victory Stadium Speedway.
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Anchor=Connie


Studies have found that drinking tea can lower your risk of stroke and certain cancers.
Now, another reason to turn the kettle on-- with a possible link to healthy skin. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Also coming up-- big news for civil war buffs.
ANCHOR=Connie


Plans for the National Museum of the Civil War were detailed today-- stick around. cc sponsor

5-Victory-Stadium


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Danny Taylor says he believes auto racing can succeed at Victory Stadium.
He's cut a three- year deal with the city to bring motor sports back to the facility.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


This morning, paving crews were laying asphalt at the ends of the stadium.
Taylor says a guard rail and an eight foot fence are on the way, and a new scoreboard will soon be installed on the roof of the armory.
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((DANNY TAYLOR/RACING PROMOTER: WE'RE TRYING TO GET THIS AS SIMILAR, AS CLOSE TO BOWMAN GRAY STADIUM WHICH IS WINSTON'S OLDEST AND MOST SUCCESSFUL RACING FACILITY, THAT HAS A VERY SIMILAR SITUATION HERE IN ROANOKE. AND YEAH, WE'LL BE SUCCESSFUL AS LONG AS WE CAN GET IS AS CLOSE TO THAT, BECAUSE THE DEMAND IS HERE.))
SUPER=01-Danny Taylor/Racing Promoter;
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OUT Q=the demand is here.
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Taylor plans to run 20 races at the Victory Stadium Speedway this year, the first one is scheduled for Friday April 4th.
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5-Frats-Alcohol


ANCHOR=Jean
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The face of fraternity life is about to change.
Sigma Nu and (Pie) Phi Delta Theta have become the first in the country to ban alcohol from fraternity houses.
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SUPER=03-Lexington;


Sigma Nu has already done away with keg parties.
During the next three years the plan is to phase out all alcohol functions.
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((DAVID GLASSMAN/ASST. EX. DIR. SIGMA NU FRATERNITY: IN OTHER WORDS THERE ARE STILL PEOPLE GETTING A LESS THAN BENEFICIAL EXPERIENCE. I THINK THE PHYSICAL STATE OF OUR CHAPTER HOUSES AND THE PRESENCE OF ALCOHOL LED TO THEIR DETERIORATION.)) ((LAMAR VILLERE/PHI DELTA THETA: IT'S DESIGNED TO LOOK LIKE FRATERNITIES ARE DIFFERENT ON PAPER. IT'S PROBABLY MOSTLY AN INSURANCE THING.))
SUPER=01-David Glassman/Sigma Nu Asst. Exec. Dir.; :00
SUPER=01-Lamar Villere/Phi Delta Theta; :15
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OUT Q=AN INSURANCE THING
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Fraternity leaders say this policy will provide a better environment to study.
They also say it's time for fraternities to get back to their community service roots.
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5-Pamplin-Park


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Civil war enthusiasts can now officially start drooling.
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A 40-million dollar privately- funded National Museum of the Civil War Soldier will open. Plans were unveiled today near Petersburg.
The world class, state of the art museum will be the latest addition to the two year old Pamp-lin Park Civil War Site.
It's where Union forces broke through Confederate defenses in the final week of the war.
And a new exhibit called "A Land Worth Fighting For" opens tomorrow.
It shows why Confederate soldiers fought and died to preserve a lifestyle that included slavery and the plantation house economy.
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((I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT TO STUDY HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF THE PEOPLE OF THE TIME AND NOT JUDGE PEOPLE OF THE PAST BY OUR OWN STANDARDS.))
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SUPER=03-Richmond;


Meanwhile, just up the road in Richmond, the Virginia Historical Society is hosting "Back of the Big House."
It's a harsh look at plantation life from the slaves' point of view.
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((WELL THE EXHIBIT WAS ORGANIZED BY THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. AND YET, WHEN IT WAS SET UP THERE, THEY TOOK IT DOWN WITHIN A FEW HOURS MOSTLY BECAUSE SOME OF THE EMPLOYEES OBJECTED TO IT -- AFRICAN AMERICAN EMPLOYEES.))
SUPER=01-Jim Kelly/Va. Historical Society;
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OUT Q=employees.
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"Back of the Big House" is in Richmond until April 19th.
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groovy music UNDER


ANCHOR=Jean
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Caring for the body inside and out, from brewing a soothing bath, to making sure you're getting the proper nutrients... Patrick will have it all from the Herb Cellar.
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(( ))
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT

5-Wx-Cuts


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The National Weather Service is making big cuts.
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200 jobs will go- some at the National Hurricane center- where ten positions will be lost.
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((JOE FRIDAY/NAT'L WEATHER SERVICE: WITH RESPECT TO THE HURRICANE FORECASTS, I DON'T BELIEVE THERE WILL BE ANY NOTICEABLE DIFFERENCE IN THE ACCURACY OF THE HURRICANE FORECAST.))
SUPER=01-Joe Friday/Nat'l Weather Service;
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But reports on developing tropical storms in the Caribbean and halfway into the Atlantic may not be as frequent.
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((INSTEAD OF FOUR TIMES A DAY, TWO TIMES A DAY, INSTEAD OF TWO, ONCE A DAY.))
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The Southern headquarters in Texas will also close-
The cuts are meant to save money.
But some emergency officials say the public will suffer.
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health music under


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In tonight's Two Minute Ticker...Mike has qualifying results from the TranSouth 400.
ANCHOR=Connie


A look at health care, the natural way--
From man's best friend's role in lowering blood pressure.
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To preventing falls in older adults.
Tai Chi can improve stability, balance, awareness and overall health.
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((MARJAN SWANTEK/TAI CHI STUDENT: I THINK IT'S ALL INTERCONNECTED REALLY: YOUR FOCUS, YOUR BALANCE, YOUR AWARENESS, WHERE YOU ARE AND WHAT YOU'RE DOING. AND IT GETS YOU OFF TO A GOOD START ))
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OUT Q=good start.

health bump next

5-Colon-Cancer


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Researchers may be closing in on an explanation for colon cancer.
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SUPER=@File; :


A study at Johns Hopkins University finds that high levels of a protein called beta-CATENIN (Cat-tuh-nin) may help disrupt genes and start a process that leads to cancer.
A North Carolina researcher says the finding could amount to a "smoking gun" explaining why normal colon cells turn cancerous.
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5-Green-Tea


ANCHOR=Connie
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Many people enjoy a hot cup of tea for its' soothing powers-- but now researchers are discovering those tiny leaves may do more than relieve stress.
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SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH; :


A team of researchers has discovered that green tea just may be a natural protector against sun damage.
Instead of brewing it up to drink, it's being applied to the skin.
But they don't rule out that DRINKING green tea offers the same benefits.
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IN Q=People can ingest

((DR. KEVIN COOPER.SKIN DISEASE RESEARCH CENTER: PEOPLE CAN INGEST TEAS ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO ARE GOING TO HAVE HAVE HIGH U-V EXPOSURE, IT MAY ALLOW EVEN SOME PROTECTION IN THOSE AREAS WHERE YOU CAN'T GET THE CREAMS FOR SUNSCREEN. YOU CAN'T PUT IT ON YOUR EYELIDS FOR INSTANCE))
SUPER=01-Dr. Kevin Cooper/Skin Disease Research Center; :
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Researchers are also looking at other types of teas to see if they offer the same protection against the sun.
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5-herbs


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WRITER=pev
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GRAPHIC=herbal remedies


Many people prefer an all-natural approach when it comes to home remedies, and HERBAL remedies certainly fall into that category.
Patrick Evans recently paid a visit to a new store in Roanoke, specializing in herbal products.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :10
SUPER=01-Michael Robinson/"Herb Cellar" Owner; :19
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HERBAL REMEDIES


We should caution you that most herbal remedies have NOT been clinically tested, and should be used with care.
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or nursing, you should avoid herbal remedies.
And do your homework-- research herbs before you take them, so you can make educated decisions on their usage.

5-Tai-Chi


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-11
GRAPHIC=aging


And while we're on the topic of self-care-- we'll remind you again about the benefits of Tai Chi.
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A recent study by the National Institute on Aging found Tai Chi is the best exercise program to help prevent older people from falling.
An important finding--
Those over age 65 have a one in three chance of falling at least once in the coming year.
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(( EDWARD HANANIA/TAI CHI MASTER: TAI CHI NECESSITATES PERFECT BALANCE AT ALL TIMES. HOWEVER BALANCE IS MORE THAN JUST STRUCTURAL ALIGNMENT. IT ENTERS INTO EVERY ASPECT OF OUR LIFE. YET IT'S THROUGH THE PHYSICAL WHERE WE GAIN THE CONFIDENCE TO BE ABLE TO ATTAIN SUCH BALANCE. ))
SUPER=01-Edward Hanania/Tai Chi Master; :
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That study was conducted by eight medical facilities including Harvard, Yale and the Centers for Disease Control.
And keep an eye open-- in our area, you can find many organizations sponsoring Tai Chi classes.
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5-Pet-Therapy


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
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Just how much more evidence do we need-- to prove loving your dog can lower your blood pressure.
The latest in a string of studies comes from State University of New York researchers--
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SUPER=@File; :


They found that single women who owned dogs or cats had significantly lower blood pressure than those living alone without pets.
The study included 100 women, half in their 70-s, half in their 20-s.
There's a catch though-- if the women didn't love their pets, the animals didn't have the beneficial effect.
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2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


Time now for sports-- and a big weekend for basketball fans...
ANCHOR=Connie


Of course Mike has details, but he's also taking us to the track--

S5-Qualify


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NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-26
GRAPHIC=TWO MINUTE TICKER


Welcome everybody to the start of the weekend for most folks and the start of a big basketball weekend.
SS=Nemechek


But we begin tonight with news that John Nemechek, a NASCAR Super Truck driver has died in a MIami hospital.
He suffered a severe brain injury last Sunday and never came out of a coma.
John Nemechek was 27.
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As is often the case, despite any tragedy, NASCAR presses on. And this afternoon the drivers did just that taking part in qualifying for Sunday's Transouth 400 in Darlington.
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SUPER=03-Darlington, SC/ESPN2; :00


Mark Martin went out early in time trials and set the pace holding the pole for a while.
But when point leader Dale Jarrett rolled his Thunderbird out, Martin got knocked off his perch as DJ went out blistered the track with a lap at 171 point 095 miles an hour to win the pole.
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((DALE JARRETT/TRANSOUTH 400 POLE WINNER:))
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As for the locals, Jeff Burton had the best day qualifying sixth, older brother Ward who won the pole last Spring was 44th fastest.
Rick Mast wasn't much better checking in at 41st. Michael Waltrip just missed the top 25 at 26, and Earnhardt continues to struggle. He was 39th.
Now let's look at the top 25.
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Bodine//5. Mark Martin//;
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SUPER=0107-6. Jeff Burton//7. Mike Wallace//8. Ernie Irvan//9. Sterling

Marlin//10. Jeff Gordon//;
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SUPER=0107-11. Lake Speed//12. Terry Labonte//13. Ken Schrader//14. Gary

Bradberry//15. Rusty Wallace//;
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SUPER=0107-16. Ricky Rudd//17. Bill Elliott//18. Jeremy Mayfield//19. Dave

Marcis//20. Tedd Musgrave//;
SUPER=0107-21. David Green//22. Morgan Shepherd//23. Greg Sacks//24. Derrike

Cope//25. Jimmy Spencer//;
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S5-NCAA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5PM
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#ST5-27
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The N-C-A-A weekend action begins tonight over at the Salem Civic Center as play begins in the Division Three Final Four.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Salem; :


The Nebraska Wesleyan Plainsmen is one of the hottest teams in the tournament.
Wesleyan has a six game winning streak including four straight in the N-C-A-A tournament.
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((TODD RARIDON/NEBRASKA WESLEYAN HEAD COACH: ))
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Pinnacle 18087
Alvernia and Illinois Wesleyan will open the tournament at six and Nebraska Wesleyan and Williams will play at eight in the nightcap.
Plenty of good seats are still available at the Civic Center Box Office.
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Pinnacle 18086
And if you can't make it to Salem, you can catch the Division One tournament as it continues tonight right here on WDBJ.
At 7:30 Kansas takes on Arizona, and the night game will pit North Carolina against Cal.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=two minute ticker


Much more sports coming up for you tonight at 6.
Have a safe weekend everybody. take a break

5-kicker


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#net-h
GRAPHIC=none


We've all seen the highlights of basketball games determined by a last second shot at the buzzer.
For one man, the payoff for sinking a basket is two million dollars.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York;


David Dais (day-us) was selected from three-thousand entries to make a shot at halftime of a Knicks - Nets game.
He's practicing shooting from the three-point arc, even half court and beyond-- with the help of his basketball coach.
The 21-year old computer tech student says the roaring crowd won't intimidate him.
Where he gets to shoot the rock from won't be announced until 24-hours before the event.
But Davis says he's faced bigger challenges--
In 1991 he was sitting on his front step when a stray bullet hit him in the back.
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six-preview


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#six preview
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It's been several years since the Lynchburg Foundry shut down, but its old office building is getting a new lease on life.
True to its name, the Renaissance Center marks a rebirth for one of Lynchburg's empty riverfront buildings.
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It's all the brainchild of Claude Gunn, who sees this as an extension of his prison ministry program.
Gunn wants to provide more business and job training opportunities for Lynchburg's minority residents.
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ANCHOR=Jean


He's got lots of ideas and lots of space to do it in.
We'll tell you more about the project at 6.
ANCHOR=Jean


That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE-- for more news later tonight-- full screen
Join Connie Stevens for the region's first local primetime newscast, NEWS-7 Primetime-- tonight at 10 on WEFC. have a nice evening, Goodnight ANCHOR=Jean