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[Anchor=Keith]

Up next on NEWS 7 at SIX:
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A rash of fires in Appomattox- -allegedly the work of brother and sister arsonists, ages 11 and 14.
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And details of a bizarre incident involving students from Sweet Briar and Washington and Lee.[Sports-head]
[ANCHOR=Mike]


Tonight in sports, Salem is again the city of champs with the VHSL.
I'll tell you about the upcoming spring fling, plus all-state hoops news, WCW wrestling highlights
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and Tim Duncan winning the NBA's rookie of the year honor in his first year with Spurs.
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The weather highlight today was a 20 degree drop in temperature. A little drizzle made it feel grey indeed. Our we

eklong forecast is just ahead.[Appomattox-Fires]


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100- thousand dollars in damage.. that's the early estimate on the cost of five fires in Appomattox last night.. fires that authorities say were set by two young children.
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Steve Smallshaw is in our Lynchburg newsroom.. Steve do police have any idea why this happened?
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They don't Keith, and they're especially at a loss to explain the racist graffitti found at one of the fire scenes.


Even more shocking is the age of the suspects.. an 11- year- old boy and his 14- year- old sister.
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(( In all, five fires were set within a span of about 45 minutes.
A truck and a warehouse were set ablaze at the J-E Sears building supply company.. then a garage across the street and hay bales and a grass field just a few blocks away.
At the warehouse, police also found profane and racist graffitti spraypainted around the fire scene.
But the two suspects who eyewitnesses helped identify are black.. and sheriff Wilson Staples says the pair have offered no explanation for their actions.
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((WILSON STAPLES/APPOMATTOX CO. SHERIFF: THE TWO INDIVIDUALS THAT WERE INVOLVED WERE OF AFRICAN- AMERICAN DESCENT. AND AS FAR AS THE MOTIVE FOR THAT GRAFFITTI OR PROFANITY, THERE REALLY ISN'T ANY.)) [RUNS:12]
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Al Sears and his father watched part of their 72- year- old business be destroyed last night.
They know it could have been worse, but understanding why has been hard.
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((AL SEARS/BUSINESS OWNER: THAT IS THE DIFFICULT PART. WITH KIDS YOU JUST DON'T KNOW WHAT CAUSES IT AND I'M SURE THEY DON'T KNOW THE OUTCOME AND THE CONSEQUENCES BUT YOU HOPE THAT THIS MAY BE A LESSON FOR OTHER KIDS.)) [RUNS:16]
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Both children are being held at the Lynchburg juvenile detention center for the time being.
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Fire destroyed a vacant building in southeast Roanoke today. Investigators say the cause of that blaze is also suspicious.
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The two- story structure was located between Greenbrier Avenue and Kenwood Boulevard. Firefighters were called to the neighborhood around 10:30 this morning after residents across the street spotted the flames. The storage building was destroyed.
No one was injured and the fire did not endanger any homes. Investigators haven't determined the cause, but residents of the area say the building was used by vagrants and neighborhood children.

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A Bedford County deputy shot and killed his father in a hunting accident last week.
27 year old Kevin Adams was out with his father last Thursday, when he fired at what he thought was a turkey.
He hit 55-year-old Marshall Adams in the chest. The elder Adams died the next day.
A state game warden says he's investigating the accident and plans to present his findings to the commonwealth's attorney.

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The Montgomery County sheriff's department wants to do something about 9-1-1 hang-up calls.
The department is now keeping track of all hang-ups and is vowing to prosecute serious repeat offenders.
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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((JULIE ROOP/MONTGOMERY C0. SHERIFF'S DISPATCHER: HI, THIS IS MONTGOMERY COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND WE'RE CALLING, WE RECEIVED A 911 HANG UP FROM YOUR LINE AND IS EVERYTHING OK?)) [RUNS:08]
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The Montgomery County sheriff's department has dealt with nearly a thousand such calls, since August.
What's frustrating is that the majority are NOT actual emergencies...
Most are either children playing on the phone or adults who've dialed the wrong number.
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((JULIE ROOP/MONTGOMERY CO. SHERIFF'S DISPATCHER:SOMETIMES YOU CAN CALL BACK, THEY'LL AUTOMATICALLY SAY WHEN THEY PICK UP, I'M SORRY I DIALED THE WRONG NUMBER WITHOUT YOU EVEN IDENTIFYING YOURSELF AND YOU KNOW, WHAT'S TWO SECONDS TO SAY, I'M SORRY, I DIALED THE WRONG NUMBER. )) [RUNS:13]
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Most folks probably don't realize 911 hangups are considered true emergencies.
In other words-- the dispatcher is required to call the person back to confirm that everything is OK.
If if the caller doesn't pick up or the line is busy-- a sheriff's deputy is immediately dispatched.
It's a time consuming process-- one Chief Deputy Neal Turner is now tracking.
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((NEAL TURNER/MONTGOMERY CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.:IF WE WOULD RECEIVED CALLS FROM THE SAME NUMBER, OVER AND OVER AGAIN, THAT INDIVIDUAL WHO OWNS THE PHONE, WHO IS THE HEAD OF THE HOUSEHOLD CAN BE CHARGED WITH FALSIFYING AN EMERGENCY.)) [RUNS:13]
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So far-- Turner has NOT been forced to take such drastic action.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Christiansburg.))[Tease#1]

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Virginia State Police have the "Help Wanted" sign out in one county. We'll have that story coming up on News 7 at Six.
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And what will be the fallout from the latest fraternity prank at Washington and Lee University?
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It started at a fraternity house, but Washington and Lee University officials say last week's prank that led to five arrests is not the fraternity's fault.
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Eric Earnhart is in our newsroom to tell us why.
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Keith University officials say the fact that the three W&L students charged belong to the same fraternity is an "unhappy coincidence".
The fraternity will not be punished.
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(( The incident began the Sigma Nu fraternity house... In the early morning hours after a Wedneday night party, two women from Sweetbriar College entered two upstairs rooms and allegedly shaved the pubic area of one frat member, and attempted to do the same to another.
Later that day, the women accepted a ride home from one of the alleged victims and two other fraternity members. Lexington police say they were taken to a remote area... one was tied up with duct tape, and another escaped.
One of the women called police and the three men were charged with abduction.
Then one of the men filed a complaint and the women were charged with aggravated sexual battery.

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School officials say even though the incident began at the Fraternity house, it's not Sigma Nu's fault.

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((BRIAN SHAW/UNIVERSITY SPOKESMAN; WE'LL HANDLE IT AS AN INDIVIDUAL CASE, ALL THREE INDIVIDUALS WHO WERE MEMBERS OF THE FRATERNITY WILL GO BEFORE THE STUDENT JUDICIAL SYSTEM AS INDIVIDUALS, WE DON'T LOOK AT THIS AS BEING A VIOLATION OF ANY INTRA-FRATERNITY COUNCIL RULES OR THINK OF IT AS A FRATERNITY PROBLEM. )) [RUNS18]
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Sigma Nu Fraternity members called the incident a stupid prank that doesn't represent the chapter as a whole.
Police say alcohol played a part in the incident, but they don't know how much.
University officials still do NOT favor a ban on alcohol on college campuses, saying students should be taught to drink responsibly... Keith?

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Franklin County is missing three police troopers.
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Eleven state troopers usually patrol Franklin County but three were recently promoted.
And there's no one to replace them until a new class graduates in July.
Police say because of the shortage, it could now take 40 to 45 minutes to respond to an accident.


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((TROOPER WILLIAM BOWEN/VIRGINIA STATE POLICE: YOU CAN NEVER BE RIGHT THERE. SOMETIMES YOU'LL FIND YOURSELF A WAYS AWAY FROM A WRECK WHEN A WRECK HAPPENS ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE COUNTY.))
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And the peak time for traffic accidents is right around the corner.
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((SGT. B.G. RATLIFF/STATE POLICE: STARTING APRIL THROUGH OCTOBER ... SERVICE CALLS INCREASE.))
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The sergeant says troopers will have to work on their days off -- and sheriff's deputies are helping them out.


He says Franklin County will have priority when a new class of troopers graduates in July.
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[Hamlett]


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This was sentencing day for Lawrence Hamlett Junior-- the man responsible for a bizarre shooting almost three years ago in Danville.
He was order to serve 19-years in prison for the murder of Clifton Perkins and several unrelated drug charges.
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The fatal shooting happened near the Express Mart on Goodyear Boulevard in Danville in August of 1995.
The victim was shot while he was driving his car.
The car then crashed into a parked car and a house.
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A "Wall Street Journal" story reporting that the Federal Reserve is considering a rate hike sent stocks tumbling and interest rates climbing today. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
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Roanoke city council candidates are heading into the final week of their campaign... and they're busy lining up endorsements from local groups.
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This afternoon, it was the Roanoke Education Association announcing the candidates it will support in the May 5th election.
The teachers group says it will work to elect independent candidates Bill Bestpitch, and Joe Nash, along with incumbent Democrat Bill White.
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((THE PROBLEMS THAT WE FACE DAILY AS TEACHERS WITH WHAT WE DO IN ROANOKE CITY: WITHOUT THE SUPPORT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD AND THIS ADMINISTRATION AND CITY COUNCIL EVERYONE INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY, WE CANNOT ASSURE THE SUCCESS OF THESE CHILDREN AND I THINK THAT PROBABLY IS THE MAIN ISSUE.))
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Over the weekend, the Roanoke Fire Fighters Association endorsed Democrats Alvin Hudson, and Nelson Harris.[Medica

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Nurses from across the state are in Roanoke today learning about improvements in women's health care.
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Exhibits and displays on the latest medical technology are part of the conference of women's health, obstetrics and neo-natal nursing.
Nurses are learning about new techniques in birthing, including labor pain relief that doesn't involve drugs.
Experts note what was once considered alternative is now becoming more popular.
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((PENNY SIMKIN/PHYSICAL THERAPIST:IF A WOMAN IS FREE TO MOVE AROUND HER PAIN IS MUCH LESS THAN IF SHE'S LYING IN BED THE WHOLE TIME. MANY HOSPITALS ARE INSTALLING WHIRLPOOL BATHS THAT ARE ENORMOUSLY RELAXING AND WOMEN OFTEN FEEL MUCH LESS PAIN WHEN THEY GET IN THE TUB AND THEIR LABOR SPEEDS UP.))
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The nurses were also told about a massage they can give women to help ease the pain of child birth.
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Coming up tonight in sports, the city of Salem again lives up to its nick name, the city of champions, a true sportsman is honored by the Civitan Club, some area hoopsters dominate the VHSCA all-state teams,
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and Tim Duncan, the Spurs first year star is voted the NBA's rookie of the year.

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It's called the Spring Jubilee and it's a first for the Virginia High School League.
All the Single and Double A spring high school championships are coming to Salem in May.
Denise Allen has more.
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((Salem is already known as the N-C-Double-A Division Three city of Champions.
And for the next two years it will also be title town for spring single and double A high school sports.
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DENISE ALLEN/NEWS 7 REPORTER: THE SPRING JUBILEE WAS NEARLY 16 MONTHS IN THE PLANNING. ORGANIZERS SAY THE LOGISTIC OF FINDING SITES FOR ALL THE CHAMPIONSHIPS CREATED QUITE A CHALLENGE.
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All these people come to town May 29th and 30, to compete for the Single and Double A State Championships.
That same weekend a similar event will be taking place in Norfolk, for Triple A titles.
Denise Allen News 7 Sports.))


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Virginia High School League referees say Northside High School is the most hospitable place to play basketball in the Roanoke Valley.
And that's why the Lady Vikings are THe Roanoke Civitan Club's sportswomen of the year.
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Northside High School gets this trophy and a 500 dollar scholarship to award to the athlete of its choice.
The referees actually vote on who's the best sport.
Then the Civitan Club hands out The Women's Sportsmanship award.
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((BETTY JO ANTHONY/ROANOKE CIVITAN CLUB: IT'S THE WAY PEOPLE TREAT THE REFEREES, THE WAY PLAYERS TREAT OTHER PLAYERS, THE WAY THE FANS RESPOND, NO BOOING OR HISSING. JUST GENERALLY WHAT YOU THINK OF AS GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP.))
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This is the fourth year the Civitan has given the women's sportsmanship award.
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The Virginia High scholl coaches association all-state boy's basketball teams have been released tonight.
And the area's local products dominate the top awards.
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In the Group A ranks, Floyd's Travis Cantrell who is headed to The Citadel was named that division's player of the year.
In Group Two-A, Liberty's Peanut Arrington was named the player of the of the year, while Magna Vista's Kevin Johnson is the coach of the year.
G.W. Danville swept the Triple A awards with Chris Carter getting the coach of the year honor and Charles Stephens picking up the player of the year recognition.

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The NBA also handed out a big award today as San Antonio Spurs
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rookie Tim Duncan was named the league's rookie of the year.
Duncan led all rookies in scoring, rebounding, blocks and field goal percentage.
He received all but three of the 116 votes cast, with Keith VanHorn getting those.
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The Tar Heels are losing a superstar to the N-B-A
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College basketball's player of the year, Antwan Jamison is leaving North Carolina for the pros.
Former Carolina Coach Dean Smith told Jamison he'd probably be one of the top five picked in the June draft.
The six-nine forward says a key element in making this choice was that he will graduate on schedule after the second session of summer school.
Jamison's 22 points and 10 rebounds a game helped U-N-C reach the final four last season.

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Bobby Labonte won the war and Dale Earnhardt and several others lost the battle yesterday at Talladega.
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A 20 car pile-up on lap 141 that was triggered when Ward Burton tapped Dale Earnhardt in the tri-oval sent a number of drivers to the in field care center and several other to their trailers with torn up cars.
Earnhardt suffered second degree burns on his face because he is one of only a few drivers who still refuses to wear a full face helmet.

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And finally tonight, World Championship wrestling paid a visit to the Star City last night as 8000 fans rocked the Roanoke Civic Center.
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In one of the main events of the evening, Diamond Dallas Page survived the DDT of Raven to come back and beat the leader of the Flock with his patented Diamond Cutter.
Sting lost his feture match on a disqualification to Kevin Nash, but he and Lex Lugar then won an impromptu tag team bouth with Nash and Scott Norton.
Those in attendance paid an avergae of $20 bucks a ticket for the tow and a half hours of entertainment.
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Tonight, WCW is in Norfolk at a sold old Scope. We'll have more on the state of pro rasslin in the WCW later this week.
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Some northwest Roanoke residents are concerned after a series of arson fires in their community. Now they've called an emergency meeting--
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and Jean Jadhon is here to tell us more about that.
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Keith, there have been nearly two dozen suspicious fires reported over the past year in the city's northwest section.
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The most recent fire on Harrison Avenue left a 102-year old woman and her daughter without a home.
Members of the Edgewood, Morwanda and Summit Hills communities are meeting with police and fire investigators tonight.
They will also review neighborhood fire prevention practices.
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[Keith ad lib byes] We'll have that story and more tonight on News 7 at 11--Keith?