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News-Heads

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News 7 at Five is next-
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Did a 14 year old act alone in the Kentucky High school shootings?
We'll hear from the sheriff.
A school bus crashes into William Byrd High School.
And evidence hits the highway in the unabomber trial.
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Wx-Heads
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Clouds with a few showers as well. The latest radar pictures are coming up.

medical-heads


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What should public health care provide for in the 21st century? A planning session is in the works.
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Plus doctors are now saying mothers should breast-feed their babies for at least a year. These stories tonight on Health Check.
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((I DON'T BELIEVE THIS BOY PLANNED THIS OUT BY HIMSELF. I REALLY DON'T. I BELIEVE THERE'S SOMEONE IN THE BACKGROUND THAT WE NEED OR WE NEED TO TALK TO.))
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The Sheriff believes the 14 year old charged with killing his classmates did not act alone.
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5-KY-Shooting


ANCHOR=Jean
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
Sheriff Frank Augustus says he has no evidence and NO PROOF. He says it's a gut feeling.
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The Sheriff asks why would Michael Carneal bring five guns to school if he wasn't counting on help?
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And he wants to know why the boy made statements warning that something big was going to happen.
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((FRANK AUGUSTUS/SHERIFF: HE JUST LOOKED LIKE A VERY DISTURBED SORRY LITTLE BOY HE'S VERY SORRY OF WHAT HE DID AND I JUST BELIEVE HE'S NOT OPENING UP AND TELLING US EVERYTHING.))
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The sheriff says he's getting complete cooperation from Carneal's parents- but he would not speculate on a motive.
Three students died in the shootings-
Five others were wounded- two remain hospitalized.
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5-bomb-death


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An early morning bomb blast killed a Louisa County woman and her unborn child today.
Twenty-four year-old Tammy Lynn Baker was eight months pregnant.
Authorities say when Baker apparently came out of her apartment early this morning, she leaned over to pick up an object from the sidewalk.
Louisa County Police believe she grabbed a bomb that instantly exploded.
State Police don't know if Baker was the intended target.
The bombing is being investigated as a murder.
Louisa County is between Charlottesville and Richmond.

5-Unabomber


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Evidence for the trial of the suspected Unabomber hit the highway-
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Ted Kaczynaksi's ten by 12-foot cabin was loaded on a flatbed truck in Great Falls, Montana-
It's headed for Sacramento where Kaczynski is on trial.
The cabin was built by Kaczynski in the 70s.
It'll be used as evidence by both legal teams.
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The prosecution alleges the defendant constructed the bombs he used to kill his victims in this cabin.
The defense hopes when the jury sees the shack- their client called home- it'll validate their claims that Kaczynski is mentally ill.
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5-Reid


ANCHOR=Jean
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Forensic evidence links 52-year old James Reid to the murder of an elderly Christiansburg woman last year.
But defense attorneys say their client should NOT be put to death because he doesn't remember everything that happened.
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The defense says Reid suffers from seizures and black outs-- made worse by alcohol.
Today--Reid entered an Alford plea--he acknowledged the evidence against him without admitting guilt.
Prosecutors say Reid beat Annie Lester with a metal can, strangled her with a cord and stabbed her 22-times in the neck, face and chest.
Reid's attorney say the fact their client did NOT try to cover his tracks is proof he was drinking and did not remember what happened.
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((PETE THEODORE/REID'S ATTORNEY:HE DIDN'T TRY TO COVER HIMSELF UP, HE DIDN'T TRY TO WASH BLOOD OFF OF HIM, HE DIDN'T TRY TO CONCEAL IT WHEN HE WENT HOME, HE WENT AND ASKED FOR A RIDE, YOU KNOW, RIGHT IN FRONT OF THE HOUSE, HE DIDN'T KNOW WHAT HE DID. ))
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The commonwealth finished presenting its evidence today.
The defense will have its turn tomorrow.
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5-Au-Pair


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British Au-Pair Louise Woodward will wait until the Spring to find out how an appeals court will rule on her case.
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A Boston Superior Court judge agreed to expedite the appeals process and is consolidating the defense and prosecution into one case.
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((MARTHA COAKLEY/PROSECUTOR: I THINK WE'VE ALWAYS BEEN OPTIMISTIC THAT OUR EVIDENCE WAS SOUND. THAT THE JURY VERDICT WAS SOUND AND WE BELIEVE THIS IS ANOTHER STEP FOR THE COURTS TO REVIEW AND DETERMINE THAT.))
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OUT Q=and determine that."
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A jury found Woodward guilty of second degree murder in the death of Matthew Eappen-
After she was sentenced to life in prison, Judge Hiller Zobel reduced the charge to manslaughter and sentenced her to time already served.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


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Cigarette companies are projecting a cut in their tobacco purchases- we'll hear from the farming community when NEWS-7 at FIVE returns.
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Sacrilige or stocking stuffer?
The Virginia Lottery's latest game is offending some of those who see more to the holiday season than giving gifts.
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Kudos tonight on Health Check--Southwestern Virginia is awarded a health grant and the Safe Kids Coalition is honored. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Plus Patrick brings us the sounds of "Looking for an Echo."
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The recording group has roots in Salem...stick around. cc sponsor

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5-Byrd-Bus


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A runaway school bus smacked into William Byrd High School this afternoon.
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The bus punched a hole in a classroom wall.
Fortunately the room was in the process of being renovated, and there were no students inside.
School officials say a bus driver parked the bus, and went inside to use the restroom.
When she came out the bus was rolling away.
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((RICHARD FLORA/TRANSPORTATION SUPERVISOR; THE DRIVER IS CONVINCED SHE SET THE PARKING BRAKE....GOT OFF THE BUS ))
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It happened about 2:45, 15- minutes before the end of school, so no students were in the parking lot when the bus rolled across it.
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5-tobacco-quota


ANCHOR=Jean
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The historic tobacco settlements have forced cigarette companies to announce they will buy far less of the golden leaf next year --
In Southside that isn't welcome news.
double boxes Jean/Tina


Tina Tenret reports from our Danville newsroom-- with the latest on what's considered a huge cut in the tobacco farming industry.
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Jean, what if your boss told you he would cut your pay 15-percent?
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That's becoming reality to tobacco farmers, now that cigarette companies are expecting to purchase 15-percent less in crops next year.
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(( If cigarette companies won't buy as much, farmers won't grow as much.
That means expensive equipment sits idle-- and rich soil untapped.
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((HARRY LEA/TOBACCO WAREHOUSE OWNER: THERE WILL BE A CORE SECTOR ... SOME WILL GO OUT OF BUSINESS.))
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Lea says Danville stands to lose about 20-million-dollars.
The tobacco market enjoyed profits of 100-million-dollars this year -- money that flowed into the local economy.
Now, tobacco prices are lower -- they've hit the same level as in 1983.
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((HARRY LEA/TOBACCO WAREHOUSE OWNER: GO TRY AND BUY ... WILL BE ANY DIFFERENT.))
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Lea believes as the government cracks down on tobacco, cigarette companies won't want to have a surplus of the crop sitting in their warehouses.))
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Danville farmers say young tobacco farmers shouldn't be worried yet, because there's still a demand for American tobacco.
double boxes Jean/Tina


But they admit this uncertainty will weed out the farms that just cannot adapt to change.

5-Sabato


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All was NOT bad news for tobacco farmers today.
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One of the nation's leading election analysts says the impact of rural voters has actually grown in recent elections.
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((LARRY SABATO/POLITICAL ANALYST: THE CENTRAL CITIES WERE MUCH LESS UNITED... THE SUBURBS WERE MORE SPLIT THAN THE RURAL AREAS.))
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Sabato told the Virginia Farm Bureau that even though rural voters only have about 23-percent of voter turnout right now, they tend to vote more as a bloc-- and more for Republican candidates.
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They came together on the campus of Roanoke College-- soon you can listen to their collective sounds on disc.
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT

5-ECHO


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"Looking for an Echo", a musical group at Roanoke College, is no longer dreaming of recording its sound--
It's first C-D is about to be released. DOUBLE BOCKS JEAN/PATRICK
From Olin Hall, here's Patrick Evans with more on this interesting group of musicians.
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN Forecasts
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Correction


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A moment ago we aired a story about 52-year old James Reid who is accused of murder.
During that story we showed an incorrect graphic. That person is NOT the James Reid mentioned in that story.
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In tonight's Ticker-- One A-C-C team does know where its bowling this holiday season. Mike fills us in.
ANCHOR=Tonya


And on Health Check-- breast feeding baby when their 12-months old. Plus--
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The Roanoke Valley Safe Kids Coalition is being awarded for promoting safety.
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((IT IS THE NUMBER ONE KILLER OF CHILDREN AND THE KEY TO IT IS IT'S PREVENTABLE))
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six-preview


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Good afternoon, Here's one of the stories we'll be bringing you at six o'clock.
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John Lawless is a talented musician with a growing business...
Transferring the licks of bluegrass greats onto the printed page.
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((JOHN LAWLESS/ACUTAB PUBLICATIONS: WHEN A POPULAR ROCK BAND RELEASES AN ALBUM, WITHIN A COUPLE OF MONTHS THERE'S THE GLOSSY FULL COLOR BOOK WITH ALL THE GUITAR TABLATURE AND HOW TO PLAY THE LICKS AND ALL THAT STUFF , BUT PEOPLE HADN'T BEEN DOING IT WITH BLUEGRASS MUSIC.))
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We'll hear how Lawless is turning a musical sideline into a full-time business...
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And we'll bring you the rest of the news, weather and sports
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Jean, in about 40 minutes.
ANCHOR=Jean


SOunds great, thanks.

5-heart-disease


ANCHOR=Tonya
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We don't usually think of children when talking about heart disease but a report in this morning's Journal of the American Medical Association finds it may be a problem for the young at heart.
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4:44:37 4am feed Researchers looked at children whose parents suffered a heart attack at an early age- in their early 50s. These children were more likely to be obese than children whose parents did not have heart attacks at a young age. As the obese children got older, other risk factors emerged-- like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high blood sugar-- an early sign of diabetes.
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Doctors say the study looked at kids who are not extremely obese-- but ten to 15 pounds more than their peers.
Researchers say the bottom line is to reduce the child's weight which is the starting point for heart disease.
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5-breast-feeding


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The nation's largest pediatricians group has given its vote of confidence to breast feeding for at least a year.
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The American Academy of Pediatrics says feedings should begin within an hour of birth. The group previously recommended breast feeding from six to twelve months. Research has shown that breast-fed babies are less likely to have illnesses, and reduces the mother's risk of ovarian and breast cancer. The National Organization for Women says the new recommendations will pose problems for new mothers who have to go back to work quickly.
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5-Roanoke-Grant


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Southwest Virginia has been awarded a health grant that's expected to help strengthen the future of public health.
The Virginia Health Department says the 60-thousand dollar award from the Robert Wood Johnson and W-K Kellogg Foundations will help examine the role of public health in the next century.
Local leaders say the health care industry must rely on the business sector and community organizations to improve the system.
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((BEV FITZPATRICK/ISSUES MANAGEMENT GROUP:PUBLIC HEALTH MEANS A DIFFERENT THING TO EVERYBODY SO OVER THE THREE YEARS WE'LL HAVE SOME KIND OF CONNSENSUS BUILT ON WHAT PUBLIC HEALTH IS, WHAT THE EXPECTATIONS ARE OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND THAT WILL BE THE PLAN))
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The big issues for discussions: drinking water protection, health care for the uninsured and educational programs for health professionals.
Advocates for public health and the New Century council and local health departments jointly applied for the local funds.
Fitzpatrick wants to involve citizens who aren't normally involved in public health.
Regional meetings and small discussion groups will be scheduled during the next two years.

5-Safe-Kids


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The Roanoke Safe Kids Coalition promotes safety through teaching children about injury prevention...
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Today it was honored for the committment to reducing accidents and injuries.
The safety Council of Southwest Virginia presented Safe Kids with the Horace Hood Award.
The coalition is involved in programs that teach safety lessons from riding bicycles to fire safety.
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((ELLEN DAVIS/COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION:WE'RE OUT THERE TO FIGHT AGAINST PREVENTABLE INJURIES. IT'S THE NUMBER ONE KILLER OF CHILDREN AND WE'RE OUT THERE TO EDUCATE THE COMMUNITY, EDUCATE PARENTS, AS WELL AS CHILDREN AND RAISE PUBLIC AWARENESS FOR INJURY PREVENTION))
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Davis says the programs are successful because they approach it as a game, and award children with prizes such as helmets.
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2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


In sports-- former Ferrum College hurler, Billy Wagner is back in town...
ANCHOR=Tonya


Here's Mike with the story and some bowl news.

S5-Bowls


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Good evening everybody and welcome to the Wednesday sports ticker that begins tonight with some concrete bowl news for at least one ACC team.
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This afternoon, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets officially accepted an invitation to play in the Carquest Bowl on December 29th at Pro Player Stadium in Ft. Lauderdale.
The Jackets get the bid despite losing their season finale to Georgia 27-to-24 in a heartbreaking loss in Atlanta.
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The Jackets don't know who they will play at this time, but right they are just glad to be heading to the Miami area to their first bowl in 6 years.
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((GEORGE O'LEARY/GA. TECH HEAD COACH:)) ((RON ROGERS/GA. TECH LINEBACKER:))
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The Yellow Jackets will likely play West Virginia or Virginia Tech, which would make for an interesting situation for athletic director Dave Braine.

S5-Wagner


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Former Ferrum College and Tazewell high school standout Billy Wagner was back in the area this past weekend.
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The Houston Astros relief pitcher spent a couple of hours signing autographs at a sportscard show at the Roanoke Civic Center.
This past season, in his first full year in the big leagues, Wagner was made the Astros' bullpen closer.
He responded with 106 strike outs and 23 saves for the central division champs.
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((BILLY WAGNER/HOUSTON ASTROS PITCHER:))
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ANCHOR=Mike
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Much more coming with Billy the Kid at six o'clock as we talk about how his strong faith plays a part in his success.
SS=TICKER


Plus, more on the bowl scenarios, including some entertaining comments from the the coaches taking part in this year's Rose Bowl.
Hope to you see again in about a half hour. take a break

5-Lottery-Christmas


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It never says the word Christmas.
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SUPER=03-Richmond;


But it's obviously NOT a Hannukah or Kwanzaa game the Virginia Lottery is pitching in its latest "instant scratch" ticket.
SUPER=04-Virginia Lottery;


The Virginia Association of Independent Baptists calls the new games "sacriligious" and "NOT amusing."
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((PENELOPE KYLE/VA. LOTTERY DIRECTOR: WE HAVE NEVER HEARD FROM ANY PLAYERS-- FROM ANY CONSTITUENT. THREE YEARS IN A ROW NOW WE HAVE NEVER...GIFT-GIVING TICKETS. WE'VE JUST NEVER HAD THAT ISSUE RAISED.))
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((BILL KINCAID/GAMBLING OPPONENT: WELL OBVIOUSLY NOT RELIGIOUS SCRATCH TICKETS...WHO SPEND THE MONEY.))
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SUPER=01-Bill Kincaid/Gambling Opponent; :15
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tickets in time for Valentine's Day. Lottery officials say they have NO plans for an Easter game -- but expect