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A Verdict for the man accused of shooting his wife.
Roanoke wants a new road to ease congestion near Valley View mall, but some parents say it'll put their children in danger.
Plus help for people starting new businesses.
And we'll hear from the Zambian Acapella Boys choir-
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Good Evening.
A jury finds Michael Knowles guilty of first degree murder- sentencing him to life plus 83 years.
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Knowles said he did not intend to kill his wife- and his attorneys said he was incapable of pre-meditated murder, but the jury disagreed.
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Are you starting a new business but you can't afford office space and a secretary? A new venture in Roanoke can help new companies starting out. We'll explain.
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Plus the nation has a new spelling champion. We'll hear the award winning word spelled by the winner.
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Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Knowles


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Michael Knowles said he did not intend to kill his wife, and his attornies argued that he was incapable of pre-meditated murder.
But today, members of a Montgomery County jury decided otherwise.
They sentenced him to life plus 83 years for first degree murder, attempted capital murder and other offenses.
Joe Dashiell has more from Christiansburg.
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((Defense attornies had argued that Michael Knowles was incapable of pre- meditated murder because of his long history of mental problems...
But the jury disagreed.
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Knowles showed no emotion as the verdicts were read in court, but members of his family said they were thankful that the case is finally over.
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((JOHN MICHAEL KNOWLES/KNOWLES' SON: IT'S BEEN A LONG ARDUOUS PROCESS, BUT I THINK IT'S MADE US REALIZE WHAT'S REALLY IMPORTANT TO US AND IT'S MADE US REALIZE THAT TOGETHER WE CAN GET THROUGH ANYTHING. AND IT IS IN A SENSE A CLOSURE. I THINK IT'S SOMETHING WE ALL NEEDED, TO BE ABLE TO GO ON.)) ((VANESSA KNOWLES/KNOWLES' DAUGHTER: JUST START A NEW LIFE AND GO ON THE WAY OUR MOM WANTED US TO IN THE FIRST PLACE, BECAUSE NOW SHE CAN REST AND WE CAN REST TOO.))
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The verdicts brought two more motions for a mistrial, but judge Ray Grubbs denied the defense request.
That means Michael Knowles will return to the courthouse in July for formal sentencing.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Christiansburg.))

Cooper


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A Baltimore man with ties to Southwest Virginia is charged with rape, malicious wounding and grand theft auto following an alleged crime spree in Maryland yesterday.
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34-year-old Archie William Cooper was captured by Virginia State Police at the Ironto Rest Area early this morning.
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He's accused of raping a 13-year old girl, stabbing three people including his estranged wife, and stealing a pickup truck.
A woman who helped raise him... says she's not surprised by the charges.
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((BETSY HODGE/COOPER'S FRIEND: HE DONE SOME STEALIN'. HE WAS IN-- JUVENILE AUTHORITY HAD HIM. THEN HE RAN AWAY FROM RICHMOND. THEY FOUND HIM AND HE'S BEEN IN AND OUT OF TROUBLE ALL OF HIS LIFE. ))
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Cooper is being held in the Montgomery County jail.
He'll be arraigned tomorrow morning.

Huff-Lane


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The City of Roanoke and Valley View Mall are looking into building a new access road.
But some parents say the proposed road is too close to a school.
Tonight the two sides met to discuss their differences.
Stacey Martin has more.
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(( Debra Shumate is a single mom fighting a 6.6 million dollar construction project she says will cut a path for strangers straight to the doors of Huff Lane Magnet School.
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((DEBRA SHUMATE/CONCERNED PARENT: IF THAT CROSSWAY IS THERE AND IF SOMEONE NOTICES THEM AND WATCHES THEM ALL THEY HAVE TO DO IS SNATCH ONE OF THOSE KIDS. IT TAKES TWO SECOND TO SNATCH A KID.))
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She realizes it's a fight she may have already lost.
Construction for a new road cutting across school property seems to be a done deal.
But, she's not alone in her battle.
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((WILLIAM PARENTI/CONCERNED RESIDENT: THERE'S NO REASON WITH 200 SOME ACRES OUT HERE WITH VALLEY VIEW MALL THAT HENRY FAISON OWNS THAT THEY CAN'T MOVE THAT AROUND TO THE OTHER SIDE OF TIRE AMERICA.))
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This is the fourth meeting in which Huff Lane residents and officials have gone head-to-head about the Valley View Road Extension.
Residents raised new concerns about dust control from construction and future up-keep for the road.
City officials said they'do their best to minimize the dust.
They also pointed out that taxpayers wouldn't have to foot much of the bill for the construction. The developer is funding doing that.
But, officials didn't budge on the issue of school safety.
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((STACEY MARTIN/REPORTING: THE ROAD WILL CROSS SCHOOL PROPERTY NEAR THIS YELLOW MARKER THAT'S LESS THAN 15 FEET AWAY FROM THE SCHOOL ITSELF. DEVELOPERS SAY THEY'LL BUILD A WALL TO PROTECT THE SCHOOL BUT PARENTS SAY THAT'S NOT GOOD ENOUGH AND THAT THERE A BETTER WAYS TO BUILD A SAFER ROAD BUT CITY OFFICIALS AREN'T WILLING TO CONSIDER THE ALTERNATIVES. STACEY MARTIN NEWS 7, ROANOKE.))
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Ok-Trial


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Closing arguements are over in Timothy McVeigh's case.
As Scott Pelley reports it fell to prosecutor Larry Mackey to convince the jury the evidence pointed to one man.
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The judge will give jurors instructions tomorrow and then deliberations will begin.

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Still to come, we'll see what new businesses are hatching in Roanoke's small business incubator-
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and from Jarrell, Texas, residents are allowed to return home for the first time since Tuesday's tornado, but many are finding there's nothing left .
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The national weather service now says yesterday's Texas Tornado was a class five- the most severe classification.
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Residents were allowed to go back to their property today- but most in Jarrell did not find much- piles of debris and mangled metal where homes used to stand.
The death toll is at 27- but identifying the bodies is slow going.
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((LAUREEN CHERNOW/TEXAS DEPT. OF SAFETY: THAT IDENTIFICATION PROCESS IS EXTREMELY TIME CONSUMING BECAUSE UNFORTUANATELY IN MANY CASES THE BODIES ARE BADLY DAMAGED.))
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Emergency crews hope to have damage estimates by tomorrow.
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Payne-Tobacco


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30 anti-tobacco states are leading the way in secret high-dollar negotiations with the tobacco companies.
But Virginians are NOT officially a part of it.
Or are we?
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Former Congressman and Lieutenant Governor candidate L-F Payne wants the state at the table.
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((L.F. PAYNE/D-CANDIDATE FOR LT. GOVERNOR: I'M NOT BEING CRITICAL OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL. I JUST THINK AT THIS TIME, GIVEN WHAT I'M HEARING AND THE SPEED WITH WHICH THESE NEGOTIATIONS SEEM TO BE PROGRESSING, IT'S TIME THAT VIRGINIA WAS REPRESENTED AT THE TABLE AS THESE CONTINUE TO MOVE FORWARD.))
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Payne says he does NOT think Virginia should join the health lawsuits against the tobacco companies.
But he says tobacco farmers tell him they want to be part of the talks.
Governor George Allen says there IS someone speaking for Virginia.
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((I'M NOT SAYING THAT PHILIP MORRIS'S INTERESTS AND THE INTERESTS OF VIRGINIA ARE ENTIRELY PARALLEL, BUT THERE ARE A LOT OF INTERESTS THAT ARE VERY SIMILAR AND VIRGINIA'S POSITION LEGALLY IS CONSISTENT WITH PHILIP MORRIS AND TOBACCO FARMERS WHO SAY WE OUGHT TO SOMEHOW GET AT THE TABLE. BUT WE'LL HAVE TO SEE WHAT THEY COME UP WITH. BUT OUR POSITIONS AND VIRGINIANS IS PRETTY WELL KNOWN.))
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Attorney General Jim Gilmore apparently hasn't briefed the Governor.
Gilmore says through a letter to Payne that "for weeks now, non-suing states HAVE had representation at the negotiations."
He declined to provide details.

New-Century


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Are you starting a new business but you can't afford an office and secretary?
Small business incubators can help. They're growing in popularity across Virginia- giving businesses low cost leases and shared services.
Len Besthoff updates us on progress at the Roanoke Valley's incubator, which has been up and running for nearly a year.
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(( It has been a busy time for the Roanoke Valley's small business incubator, known as the New Century Venture Center.
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((LISA ISON/NEW CENTURY VENTURE CENTER: WE HAVE FIVE NEW TENANTS THAT HAVE MOVED IN, OR ARE IN THE PROCESS OF MOVING IN, WITHIN THE NEXT TWO WEEKS. ))
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The groups relocating range from public/private ones like The New Century Council, to up and coming businesses like Digital Allusions. Nat Sot from Demo Tape
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((RICK PINGRY/DIGITAL ALLUSIONS: WITH DIGITAL ILLUSIONS, I MAKE 3-D ANIMATIONS, VIDEO POST PRODUCTION, SPECIAL EFFECTS, MULTIMEDIA, AS WELL AS WHAT I'M REALLY EVENTUALLY WANTING TO GET INTO IS DOING SOME INTERACTIVE C-D ROM PRODUCTION. )) RUNS:11
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The New Century Venture Center will soon have 10 occupants, taking up about a third of its space.
It was hoping HALF the space would be in use by its one year anniversary.
But like the new businesses moving in, the New Century Venture Center has a lot to learn, like the fact that many of these startups just don't need a lot of room right off the bat.
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((ISON: WE'RE REAL HAPPY. THAT JUST SHOWS THAT WE CAN HELP A LOT MORE COMPANIES AT THE SAME TIME.))
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((And the next few months could be busy ones as well here at the New Century Venture Center, because right now it's in the process of talking to two- to- three new prospects, one of them being a high tech company. Len Besthoff, News-7.))
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Coming up next, we'll see the winner of this year's National Spelling Bee,
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******NAT SOUND******* and we'll meet the Zambian Accappella Boys Choir as they bring their message of hope to the Roanoke Valley.
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OM-Team


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Some students at Crystal Spring Elementary are finding out that school work can be a weighty-subject these days.
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They're testing a science project they hope will stack-up against world-class competiton.
The wooden base weighs only 35 grams but is able to support six-hundred 65 pounds.
The youngsters will present the structure as part of the Odyssey of the Mind science competition next week.
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((MICHELE MCLEOD/CRYSTAL SPRING ELEM. TEACHER: EVERYTHING YOU SEE IS THE BRAINCHILD OF THE CHILDREN. THEY'VE MADE EVERYTHING, DONE EVERY PART OF PAINTING. THEY'VE WRITTEN THE SCRIPT AND PUT TOGETHER THE ENTIRE PRESENTATION YOU SEE.))
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Next the students will head-off to the University of Maryland for the world compeition.
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Spelling-Bee


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The nation has a new national spelling bee champ- She is Rebecca Sealfin of Brooklyn.
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Rebecca yelled for joy as she spelled out her final word (Yoo-oh-nim) Euonym.
It means an appropriate name.
The home-schooled teenager beat out 244 other spellers.
I guess a (Yoo-oh-nim) Euonym for Rebecca Sealfin would be champ.
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Ila Borders has made the roster of the St. Paul Saints.
The 22 year old relief pitcher survived the preseason cuts and is now the first woman pitcher on a Northern league roster.
She could see her first action tonight in the Saints season opener.
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S-Byrd


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The William Byrd Terriers are headed back to the Group Two A state tournament, after whipping Jefferson Forest last night in the Region 3 semi-finals in Danville.
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We pick it up in an explosive 7th inning - a frame that put the game away for the Terriers. Already up 3 to nothing, Chris Kendrick hits a double to left field driving in two runs as the Terriers take a 5-to-nothing lead on Jefferson Forest.
In all, the Terriers would get seven runs in the seventh. Steve Raglund hits a single to right field that chases home Kendrick and and Byrd led 9-to-nothing heading into the bottom of the 7th.
Jim Thacker's team would attempt to mount a serious comeback, as Chris Winterfeldt scores on a wild pitch. But all that did was avoid the shutout as
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the Terriers move on to the Region 3 title game and earn a berth in the state tournament with the 9-to-1 win.
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S-Region


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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Glenvar, Grayson County, John Battle and Bath County braved the elements in the Region C semi-finals tonight.
Steve Mason and photographer Greg Moore have the highlights from cold and rainy Casey Field.
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In region C softball, Glenvar beat Honaker 7-to-3, while Parry McCluer topped Floyd 3-to-2.
Glenvar and Parry McCluer play for the regional title tomorrow at 4;30 in Buena Vista.

S-Hillcats


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On the Carolina League diamonds, Lynchburg beat Northern division rival Wilmington in a game that started at 11 o'clock this morning.
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To historic City Stadium we go, where most of the capacity crowd consisted of school kids celebrating "Just Say No to Drugs" day at the park.
Over 3000 sixth graders from Lynchburg City and five neighboring counties got to take in today's game.
The 'Cats gave them their money's worth, touching Blue Rock starter Todd Thorn early and often. Tony Robinson gets things started in the first, lining this shot off the wall in left center for a standup double.
Then watch Aramis Ramirez crack this 2-run blast deep over the scoreboard and into the trees. Craig Wilson also homered in the inning to give Lynchburg a 3-zip lead after 1.
Then in the 4th, Erskine Kelly sends a shot down the line in left. Morgan Walker will try and score all the way from first. He beats the throw, but loses style points on the slide. 4-nothing Hillcats.
Kelly trotted home on this Abraham Nunez single for a 5-run advantage, and
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the Hillcats hang on in the late innings for a 9-7 win.
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Sports Tease


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Still to come tonight right here on News 7 sports, the Nuggets dig up a new coach,
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and NASCAR's love birds go door to door on the track we'll tell you who wins by a hair, right after this.
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S-Golf


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-10
GRAPHIC=PGA


Tim Herron, Jesper Parnevik, Glen Day, and Billy Andrade are each at 6-under 66, and tied for the lead after 18 holes of the Memorial.
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John Daly is making his comeback on the tour this week, and yesterday he struggled a little bit in his first tournament in two months shooting a four over par round of 76.
But a number of scores were over par most of the day including the one posted by Tiger Woods. He shot a 38 on the front nine.
And Tiger needed to make this long eagle putt to finish the day at even par 72.
Chip Sullivan is not playing in the Memorial this week.
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S-NBA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-7
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The NBA's western conference finals resumed tonight with the venue changing from Salt Lake City to Houston for game six.
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The Mailman, Karl Malone went head to head with Charles Barkley as the Rockets tried to avoid elimination.
Clyde Drexler takes it down the lane with the flying jam as the Rockets take the early advantage.
The Jazz would answer with Bryon Russell's instant offense off the bench. He hits the three pointer.
Charles would again be in charge with behind the back dribble and the pass to
SUPER=35-Utah/ /Houston/ /Game Six;

Mario Ehle for the score.
The Rockets ____________ the Jazz ____ to ____.
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S-Racing


ANCHOR=Mike
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The NASCAR caravan is setting up shop in Dover, Delaware starting this morning.
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But earlier this week, the husband and wife team of Elton Sawyer and Patty Moise took time out to tape a new commercial for their sponsors.
You see it's not enough that they are racing's only husband and wife drivers, they now have sponsorship from shave cream makers - Barbasol and Pure Silk.
They held a little match race at Concord Speedway with the loser supposedly shaving his or her head.
Sawyer had a flat and lost the race to his wife.
Who lathered him up and started shaving.
Actually, it's all for the commercial that also shows Patty in what else but a "Pure Silk" outfit.
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Zambian Acapella Boys Choir


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They've played the United Nations, the Apollo Theatre, and now the Zambian Acapella Boys Choir fills the star city with beautiful music. Larry Dowdy has more.
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The Zambian Acapella Boys Choir...26 young men from central Africa with a musical mission and a 21 month vision for the U.S..
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((ED JOHNSON/ROAD MANAGER: EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS GROUP IS UNIQUE IN THE FACT THAT EVERYTHING CENTERS AROUND THEM. THERE'S NO FORMAL MUSIC EDUCATION AT ALL.))
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You could say they keep it in the family--following in the footsteps of cousins, uncles, and brothers in this choir and the originating 10 member Zambian Acaeplla.
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((THEY HAD OLDER BROTHERS THAT WERE BASICALLY A CHURCH CHOIR AND A MISSIONARY WENT OVER THE ZAMBIA BACK 1990 AND MET THE OTHER BOYS.))
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These high spirited youths are showing America what Africa is all about, through their enthusiasm and REAL soul music.
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((THEY JUST SING FROM THE HEART AND THAT'S THE WAY THESE BOYS ARE. THEY'RE ALL CHRISTIAN. THEY GO AROUND AND SING WHAT THEY BELIEVE IN.))
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Whether they go tell it on the mountain or visit your school or church, the Zambian Acapella Boys Choir offers a performance from the heart...and its all their own. A true musical gift.))
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The Zambian Acapella Boys Choir performs Sunday morning-10A-at Salem Baptist Church and Sunday night-6:30P-at Roanoke's First Baptist Church, Downtown.

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