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Coming up on NEws 7-
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Will Roanoke County use its power to take over land it wants for a new high school?
We'll tell you what the school board is doing.
A jeep runs into a building at Roanoke College.
Plus a match made in doggie heaven- as two canines tie the knot.
And Carolina League highlights.
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News 7 is next.[Newsbreak]


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Good Evening. Will Roanoke County take over land it wants for a new high school?
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Tonight The School Board delayed a controversial vote and instead decided to try again at negotiating with the landowner Charles Palmer.
The land in Southwest County borders several upscale neighborhoods.
[SUPER=03-Salem;]

A jeep runs into Chalmers Hall at Roanoke College tonight. We'll have details.
[SUPER=03-Off Antalya, Turkey;]

It is a huge balloon floating in the water- If all goes as planned this could help bring drinking water to a drought striken region.
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Join us for News 7 at Eleven.[County-Schools]


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The Roanoke County School Board will try another round of negotiation to secure the site for a new high school.
Members haven't closed the door on condemnation, but Joe Dashiell reports the board has delayed a controversial vote.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bill Irvin/School Board Chairman; :15]
[SUPER=@Johnson; :36]
[SUPER=01-Cheryl Myers/Neighbor of Proposed Site; :57]
[SUPER=01-John Boon/Neighbor of Proposed Site; 1:12]
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((School Board members were prepared to take the first steps toward condemning the property, but after discussing the issue in private among themselves and with members of the Board of Supervisors, they decided to try another round of negotiations with landowner Charles Palmer.
[SOT IRVIN 18:05:24]
[IN Q=A meeting has been arranged]

((BILL IRVIN/SCHOOL BOARD CHAIRMAN: A MEETING HAS BEEN ARRANGED TO TRY AND NEGOTIATE FURTHER AND WE HOPE THAT THAT WILL BE SUCCESSFUL.)) [RUNS05]
[OUT Q=will be successful.]


The 70- acre tract on Farmington Drive remains the preferred site, but school board members say they will also take a fresh look at the other alternatives.
According to one of the supervisors, that means a closer look at the Merriman Road property that was under consideration before the 199? referendum.
[SOT JOHNSON 17:59:19]
[IN Q=I think one of the most onerous]

((BOB JOHNSON/SUPERVISORS CHAIRMAN: I THINK ONE OF THE MOST ONEROUS RESPONSIBILITIES THAT AN ELECTED OFFICIAL HAS IS CONDEMNATION. AND I DON;T THINK YOU EXERCISE THAT LIGHTLY. YOU NEED TO SERIOUSLY CONSIDER ALL OPTIONS FIRST AND IF THAT'S DONE AND YOU'VE EXHAUSTED EVERYTHING THEN YOU MOVE FORWARD. AND I'M NOT SURE THE SCHOOL BOARD'S AT THAT POINT YET.)) [RUNS16]
[OUT Q=that point yet.]


The school board's decision, and the explanation that followed, satisfied some neighbors of the Woods End property.
[SOT MYERS 18:16:14]
[IN Q=I think right now]

((CHERYL MYERS/WOODS END NEIGHBOR: I THINK RIGHT NOW ALL SIDES SEEM TO BE NEGOTIATING IN GOOD FAITH. I FEEL REAL COMFORTABLE THAT THEY'RE TELLING US EVERYTHING THEY CAN TELL IS AT THIS POINT AND WE'RE JUST ANXIOUS TO HEAR A FINAL DECISION.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=final decision.]


but other residents say they still have serious concerns about the county's plans for the property.
[SOT 18:10:56]
[IN Q=And I know their engineers]

((AND I KNOW THEIR ENGINEERS ARE TELLING THEM IT'S GOING TO WORK OUT OKAY, BUT WHEN THEY GET IN THERE AND START TAKING A LOOK AT THIS, I THINK THEY'RE GOING TO REALLY RUN SHORT ON WHAT THEY CAN DO FOR THE MONEY.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=for the money.]
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The School Board Chairman says there is no timetable for the latest round of negotiations.
But the School Board meets again in mid-May, and he says school board members will certainly revisit the issue then.

Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke County))[RCEA]


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Roanoke County's new proposed school budget has a teachers group nervous about the county's future of quality education.
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The Roanoke County Education Association says budget cuts which the average citizen may not notice may lead to a reduction in teacher morale.
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[IN Q=WHEN YOU INCREASE]

((KIT MCCARTHY-REAVIS/RCEA PRESIDENT; WHEN YOU INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF STUDENTS THAT TEACHERS SERVE ON A DAILY BASIS, YOU CONTINUE TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF CLASSWORK THEY DO AND THEN ASK THEM TO DO IT WITHOUT THE NEEDED MATERIALS.)) ((I THINK THAT'S A DISSERVICE TO OUR TEACHING STAFF AND I THINK IT'S A DISSERVICE TO OUR STUDENTS.))
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The group fears the cuts could also result in increased class sizes and more student problems.
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((REAVIS; I THINK THE IDEA THAT WE ARE PROVIDING AN EXCELLENT EDUCATION WILL NO LONGER EXIST. AN AVERAGE EDUCATION-- A MEDIOCORE EDUCATION, YES.))
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[OUT Q=EDUCATION, YES.]
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The cuts include the elimination of summer school programs and other services.[Campus-Drinking]


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College students may be picking up binge drinking habits from those peers they most esteem: student athletes and fraternity and sorority leaders.
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That's one disturbing piece of data released today at the National Symposium on Campus Alcohol Practices -- hosted this year by the College of William and Mary.
Virginia's binge drinking death toll of five students last fall included V-C-U student Nicole Breckenridge.
Her mother told college administrators today that the entire community needs to get involved.
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[IN Q=But it's a matter]

((TERESA ROBINSON/NICOLE'S MOTHER: BUT IT'S A MATTER OF TAKING A STAND. AND IF WE DON'T DO THAT, THERE ARE GOING TO BE MORE NICOLES THAT ARE GOING TO COME UP. AND LET ME TELL YOU IT'S NOT A PLEASANT THING TO HAVE A POLICEMAN WALK TO YOUR DOOR AND TELL YOU THAT YOUR CHILD -- VERY NONCHALANTLY -- WAS KILLED IN A CAR CRASH.))
[SOT TAPE TWO 11:05:03]

((ATTORNEY GENERAL MARK EARLEY: THIS PHENOMENON LITERALLY IS KILLING MANY OF OUR YOUNG PEOPLE ACROSS THE NATION.))
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[SUPER=01-Mark Earley/Virginia Attorney General; :16]
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[OUT Q=across the nation.]
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Experts today reported new numbers showing student athletes drink one to four more beers a week than non-athletes.


Attorney General Earley's Task Force on College Drinking makes recommendations in July.


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A Roanoke college student apparently lost control of her Jeep when she slammed her vehicle into one of the campus buildings.
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Salem police say 19-year old Melissa Whitney was not injured today when the Jeep ran off the road and into the side of Chalmers Hall on High Street. Whitney was charged with reckless driving. Authorities say alcohol was involved, but say preliminary tests showed Whitney was not legally drunk.
The building has about a thousand dollars worth of damage.

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It's a first of its kind agreement with any tobacco comapany.
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Liggitt and Myers agreed to assist the Government in its investigation-
The justice department is looking into the industry effects of smoking, the targetting of children and any false or misleading statements made by big tobacco companies.
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((REP. MARTY MEEHAN: YOU NEED A REAL LIVE WITNESS WHO CAN TELL THE TRUTH ABOUT WHAT THESE DOCUMENTS MEANT. I BELIEVE LIGGETT IS READY TO TELL THE TRUTH.))
[SUPER=01-Rep. Marty Meehan/(D) Massachusetts;]
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[OUT Q=tell the truth.]
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Liggett and Myers agreed to help the government without immunity from prosecution-

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Timothy McVeigh's lawyers were in court today trying to get the conviction overturned.
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Attorneys argued nine points- saying pre-trial publicity influenced jurors.
They also claim juror misconduct- Specifically a statement in which a juror was quoted by another juror as saying I think we all know what the verdict whould be. This was long before jurors got the case.
U-S attorneys argued Judge Matsch acted properly.
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((WE'RE CONFIDENT JUDGE MATSCH GOT IT RIGHT AND DID AN ADMIRAL JOB IN THIS CASE, A SHINING EXAMPLE OF THE JUSTICE SYSTEM AT WORK. WE'RE CONFIDENT THE COURT OF APPEALS WILL VIEW IT THE SAME WAY.))
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[IN Q=15:14:35 Clearly the court ]

((CLEARLY THE COURT WAS VERY INTERESTED IN EACH OF THE ISSUES AND HAD QEUSTIONS FOR BOTH SIDES AND NOW WE WAIT AND SEE.))
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A three judge panel at the 10th court of appeals is hearing the arguments.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey

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If you thought you had trouble with your taxes, wait until you hear the I-R-S trouble some people say went through.


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And
preparing for a wedding can be "ruff", but not for this couple.
We'll have the story in tonight's video of the day.
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[IRS]


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The IRS is under the gun again- as story after story was told on capitol hill.
Lee Cowan has more.
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[SUPER=01-Earl Epstein/Attorney; 20]
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(( CODY MAYO JR.//ATTORNEY: One of my clients.couldn't take it any longer. THIS ATTORNEY COULDN'T GET AN IRS AGENT TO LEAVE HIS OFFICEAN AGENT THAT WAS THERE ASKING FOR CONFIDENTIAL FILES. EARL EPSTEIN//ATTORNEY: I asked himinto the hallway. EVEN THE IRS'S OWN EMPLOYEES TELL HOW ONE AGENT, WHO WAS PULLED OVER FOR DRUNK DRIVING, THREATENED HIS ARRESTING OFFICER WITH AN AUDIT. HE WAS BARELY DISCIPLINED, LET ALONE FIRED. SEN. PHIL GRAMM//R-TX I don't understand howI just don't get it. TO ADD TO THE IRS'S WOES, THE ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCED IT TOO IS DOING A SEPARATE INVESTIGATIONAND BRINGING IN THE BIG GUNS TO DO IT: THE FORMER HEAD OF THE FBI AND CIA. WILLIA WEBSTER This is not going to be a seek and destroy type of mission. EVEN IF IT WERE, IT SEEMS THERE WOULD BE FEW COMPLAINTS FROM TAXPAYERS. LEE COWAN, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))

[Goodyear]


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The Goodyear tire plant in Danville says it does NOT discriminate against minorities when it hires new workers.
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This statement comes in response to claims made today by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
The group says white applicants are getting the first and best jobs at Goodyear-- leaving black applicants with the jobs with the least potential.
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((REV. WILLIAM AVON KEEN/SO. CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE: AFRICAN AMERICANS ARE THE LAST TO ADVANCE FROM THE AUDIENCE OF POVERTY TO THE STAGE OF EQUALITY. THE LAST TO GET A PAYOFF AND THE FIRST TO GET A LAYOFF.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. William Avon Keen/SCLC;]
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[OUT Q=to get a layoff.]
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Keen says he wants to talk to Goodyear officials about correcting obvious injustices.
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A Goodyear spokesman says there are NO injustices and says the company believes a diverse workforce is an asset.

[Vaughn]


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A Roanoke man awaits trial on charges he tried to kill a Salem police officer.
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Kelvin Vaughn sat calmly through a preliminary hearing, as Officer Marge Dillon remembered responding to a domestic dispute in March.
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Vaughn is charged with trying to kill Dillon, who says he opened the door and started shooting directly at her head.

Pieces of metal hit Dillon in the forehead, arm and leg.
She says she could not return to work for four days.
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[IN Q=Knowing me I wanted to]

((KNOWING ME I WANTED TO BUT PHYSICALLY I WAS NOT READY. MY LEG WAS BLEEDING THROUGH THE NIGHT AND MY FOREHEAD, IT WASN'T HEALED UP ENOUGH THAT IF I WOULD HAVE GOTTEN INTO SOMETHING IT WOULDN'T HAVE RE-OPENED.))
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She says she heard three more shots from within the apartment.
Rescue workers found Vaughn's three-year old son with two gunshot wounds to the chest.
The boy later died.
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Commonwealth's attorney Fred King plans to file more charges against Vaughn when his trial is set in May.

[Robertson]


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Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson won't be put on trial for libel.
Robertson's lawyers reached a settlement with attorneys for Former Regent University law professor Paul Morken.
Morken said Robertson defamed him in a letter that criticized a group of professors as inept and compared them to suicide-cult leader Jim Jones.
Terms of the settlement are being kept confidential, but the original suit was for ten million dollars.

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Virginia is now in the semi-conductor business.
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[SUPER=03-Henrico Co.;]


White Oak Semi-Conductor opened its doors this morning, after finishing constrution one month ahead of schedule.
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((FINISHED THE CONSTRUCTION IN 11 MONTHS AND I THINK WE SET A NEW RECORD IN THE UNITED STATES ON HOW FAST YOU CAN CONSTRUCT AND BUILD A SEMI-CONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING FACILITY.))
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The Henrico County plant will eventually employ 15-hundred people.
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[VMI]


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The subject of beating cadets comes up at Virginia Military Institute tomorrow.
The V-M-I honor court will resume where the federal courts intervened three weeks ago.
Six cadets- three seniors and three freshmen -are accused of lying.
V-M-I's Honor Code says a cadet "will neither lie, cheat, steal, nor tolerate those who do." Offenders are kicked out of school.
Some of the cadets involved are accused of covering for upperclassmen or being less than forthright about the inci

dents when questioned in the middle of the night about physical punishment. [Tease2]


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Coming up,
The answer to a drought may come in a balloon,
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And
a popular Botetourt landmark is now in one piece again and open for business....in another county.
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[Henry-Russians]


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Worlds apart but not so different.
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[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]


Teachers from Russia are visiting Henry County this week to learn everything they can about American schools.
With the help of interpretors, they're talking with students and teachers at Laurel Park High School.
The Russian guests say they're impressed with the facilities and technologies students have access to.
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((DARRYL HOLLAND/LAUREL PARK HIGH SCHOOL: I THINK THEY NEED TO SEE THE DIFFERENT THINGS WE CAN LEARN FROM EACH OTHER AND I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT TO SHOW THEM EVERYTHING WE DO. THAT DOESN'T MEAN THEY'LL TAKE ANY OF IT HOME. BUT IT'S JUST IMPORTANT THAT WE SHOW THEM ALL WE CAN.))
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[OUT Q=them all we can.]
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The Russian educators are also seeing non-traditional instruction-- such as this hands-on agriculture class.

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Roanoke took a step back in history with the reopening of a local Tavern that's more than 200-years old.
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The historic Brugh Tavern has been a popular landmark in Botetourt County for two centuries. What started as a private residence in the late 1700's became a tavern during the early 19th century. It has now been restored and re-opened in Roanoke County. The restoration project began in 1995, when it was taken apart and numbered piece by piece, then rebuilt at Explore Park.

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When you think of water balloons- you probably think child hood pranks-
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[SUPER=03-Off Antalya, Turkey;]


But a huge balloon filled with fresh water could mean relief to Northern Cyprus which is struggling with drought.
A tug dragged a huge balloon filled with fresh water from Turkey out into the Mediterranean sea-
The cigar shaped balloon is more than 300 feet long and carries 350 thousand cubic feet of water-
It's being tested to see if its plastic fabric... can withstand the salty sea water.
If it passes, shipments will start at the end of next month.
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Cave Spring head baseball coach Randy Boone is in his first season with the Knights; He's also in his first year with the Florida Marlins!! That's right; the high school skipper is also an associate scout with the major league club.
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The Salem Avalanche were going for their third consecutive win last night as they took on the
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Danville 97's in game two of the four game series.
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[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


Let's pick it up in the seventh where Salem's Brian Anthony rips this double to centerfield, Blake Barthol scores closing the gap to 4-2 Danville. In the same inning Blake Anderson hits this shot to third base, the ball is overthrown at first, Brian Anthony and Rod Bair score tying the game at four.
But the 97's had some rallys of their own as Mike Terhune drills this shot to rightfeild.
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Danville went on to win this one 5-4.

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The Lynchburg Hillcats were back in town last night after a seven- game road trip to face Prince William.
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'Cats outfielder Cory Painter doing a little p- r work before the game for some of the younger fans..
It was not Lynchburg's night though.. bottom of the second and Jason Navarro with the nifty move to first will catch Jeff Jackson napping, ending the Hillcats threat..
[SUPER=34-Prince William/11/Lynchburg/3;]More great "D" from the Cannons.. Billy Deck times his jump just right to r

ob Garrett Long of a basehit to right.
It was 2- nothing Prince William in the third inning, when Chris Miyake (mee-YAH-kee) lines one to rightfield.. Tike Redman will come all the way around from second to score, but the Cannons scored 5 in the fourth to win 11-3.
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In Blue Ridge district baseball action; William Byrd beat Alleghany 9-2. Franklin County improved to 14 and 2 last night with a big win over Patrick Henry.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Eagles vs. Patriots; :00]


F.L Slough and his Eagles took flight early in this 5pm start on Edwards Field.
Brad Dalton connects on this pitch; the fielders choice brings in Jason Arrington for the first run of the inning.
Then; Justin Hall is gonna trot home form third on a bases loaded wild pitch that just barely gets by PH's [SUPER=

34-Franklin Co./14/Patrick Henry/0;]catcher Andy Orfield.
Then; the patriots get the force at home on a nice play but a throwing error to first allows another run to come in and Franklin County downs Patrick Henry 14-nothing.

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Franklin County athletic director Jerry Little confirmed last night that 10 varsity Eagle soccer players have been suspended for the remainder of the season due to violatitons of team rules. Little said he and the school hope the athlwet

es will learn from the diciplinary sanctions so that any further incidentts will not occur.[S-NBA]


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In NBA playoff action last night the Miami Heat went up 2 games to 1 against New York, the Knicks lose game 85-91.
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[SUPER=03-Atlanta; :00]


In other eastern conference action, the Hornets met up with the Hawks for game three. Here Charlotte's Glen Rice tries to keep the Hornets in the game with a three pointer, but that wasn't nearly enough. Atlanta slammed in their first win of the series by 32 points
[SUPER=34-Charlotte/64/Atlanta/96/;]

with a score of 64 to 96. Charlotte leads the series 2-1.
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Still to come in sports; a parry McCluer standout cross country runner and hopsters decides to play college ball in the ODAC,
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and Mike Stevens will takes us through the past and present of pro wrestling.


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Pro wrestling has been around for a long, long time. But right now its experiencing one of its highest popularity peaks.
Mike Stevens tells us why Rasslin has stood the test of time.
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(( Sunday night 8000 fans shelled out an average of $20 bucks a piece to watch six matches of World Championship Wrestling at the Roanoke Civic Center.
To put this in some kind of perspective, there were only two times this past season when the Roanoke Express drew that many fans to the Roundhouse.
And only 64-hundred showed up for the UVa-Tech basketball game this past season.
Plus, earlier this month in Charlottesville at University Hall, a building that was never full during UVa's basketball season - a sellout of 9000 packed the place for wrestling. ((ELLIOTT: 64544))
Music, fireworks. lights and explosive personalities like the new sensation Bill Goldberg and former football player at the University of Georgia are partially responsible for bringing a second and often third generation of fan back to coliseums across the country.
But the real reason pro wrestling is as popular now as it was 40 years ago when it Victory Stadium hosted matches on hot summer nights remains a constant. Pro Rasslin' is still the ultimate athletic soap opera.
Mike Stevens News 7 sports."))
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Reports of a shooting tonight in old southwest roanoke...that's where David Johnson is.
David, what do police know at this point.
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They're not exactly love birds....it's more a case of puppy love.
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A large crowd turned out for the wedding of Hawkeye and Goofina.
The hounds' owner says the two have had their eye on each other for a while and it was time they made it legal.
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The wedding had all the trimmings, from cake to entertainment and even the garter.
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