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Coming up on News 7-
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A Carbon monoxide poisoning sends 27 people to the hospital- mostly children.
Gospel singer Bill Gaither brings his homecoming tour to Roanoke tonight- at the Civic Center.
And these folks will walk all night in Rockbridge County- Find out why.
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News 7 is next.[Newsbreak]


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Good Evening.
A Grayson county jury will hear the trial of Louis Ceparano-
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the man accused of burning and beheading another man.
A judge today refused to move the trial out of the county-
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Taking steps to stomp out cancer-
It's the Relay for Life- and tonight survivors took the first steps of the walk that will go through tomorrow.
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A Carbon monoxide poisoning sends 27 people to the hopsital- mostly children in Colorado.
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Pop singer Eddie Rabbitt is dead- after a battle with lung cancer.
He was 56-
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Join us for News 7 at Eleven. [Ceparano]


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It apparently will be up to a Grayson County jury to decide the fate of Louis Ceparano.
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A judge denied Ceparano's request to have his trial moved out of Grayson County.
Judge (Cahl-in) Colin Campbell says media coverage has been extensive but not overly exaggerated.
Ceparano and Emmett Cressell, Junior are accused of burning and beheading a black man at a drinking party last summer.
Cressell has agreed to testify against Ceparano and is currently free on bond.
He has been spotted talking to a woman who was at the party the night Johnson was killed.
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Today the judge agreed to let Ceparano's attorney question Cressell about his conversations with Christy Harden.
Jury selection is set to begin May 27th although Ceparano's attorney put the court on notice that they may not be pr

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It's the first night of freedom for Flip Benham.
This after the anti-abortion crusader was released from jail today after spending eighty days behind bars for trespassing at Lynchburg's E-C Glass High School.
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Good behavior allowed Reverend Benham to serve less than half his six-month jail term.
A few hours after his release, Benham told supporters his jail time was a "wonderful experience".
He also promised to renew his crusade to put God back in the schools.
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((REV. FLIP BENHAM/OPERATION RESCUE DIRECTOR: AND IF THEY WANT TO PUT US IN JAIL AND TAKE ALL OF OUR PROPERTY FROM US AND IF THEY WANT TO PUT US IN THE ELECTRIC CHAIR, WE ARE GOING TO CONTINUE TO LIFT UP HIS HOLY NAME BECAUSE WE'RE NOT ASHAMED OF IT.)) ((REV. RICHARD KNODEL/BENHAM SUPPORTER: OUR SCHOOL SYSTEMS ARE FAILING TERRIBLY AND YET WHEN WE GO TO TESTIFY ABOUT SOMETHING THAT CAN MAKE IT BETTER, THEY WANT TO THROW US IN JAIL, THAT'S WHAT HAPPENED TO THE REVEREND BENHAM.))
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Benham's fellow convict, Liberty University student John Reyes (RAY-iss), is still appealing his OWN jail sentence for trespassing.
Benham says he'll return to Lynchburg for more demonstrations if Reyes is forced to go to jail.
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Another local textile plant crumbled today -- some laid off seamstresses wonder whether it's worth it to stay in the sewing business.
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Buena Vista Manufacturing Company closed and sent the last 38 employees packing.
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The company has a Brownsville, Texas plant, where cheap labor is easier to come by with their proximity to the Mexican border.
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((CONNIE HUMPHRIES/SEAMSTRESS: I FEEL THEY CAN GET MORE DONE THERE BY NOT PAYING THEM QUITE AS MUCH AS THEY DO HERE AND I FEEL LIKE EVERYTHING WILL JUST GO THERE FOR THE PRICE WISE.))
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Five plants have closed in the last month for similar reasons.
But managers at Fairfield Apparel just down the road say they can sew health uniforms with greater speed and quality...
Advantages they say they have over Mexican plants.
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((LINDA LOVERN/PLANT MANAGER: THAT'S THE KEY TO US IS JUST BEING ABLE TO KEEP OUR CUSTOMERS SUPPLIED, GETTING IT IN AND OUT THE DOOR BETWEEN ONE AND TEN DAYS.))
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As a result, Fairfield Apparel is hiring more than 50 new employees -- even though it too has plants in Mexico for clients who value cost over speed.
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[Storm-Damage]


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Tornado clean-up efforts in Pittsylvania County were hampered today by more heavy rains.
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While people were putting giant blue tarps on their damaged roofs, more storms loomed overhead.
This house on Samuel Road in Mount Hermon sustained the most significant damage from yesterday's tornado.
The family plans to rebuild-- and hired a construction company to salvage water-logged belongings from the house.
The new storms today caused additional problems-- power outages and trees down over roads.
There were no injuries reported from the any of the storms, and public safety operations are back to normal.
Damages in Pittsylvania County have been estimated at 325-thousand dollars.
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Tornados also hit South Carolina-
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leveling several homes and killing one woman.
Ten other people including the woman's daughter and husband were hurt and dozens of homes were damaged.
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Meanwhile, terrifying moments for 91 passengers and crew- A hailstorm damaged an Air Tran Jetliner IN FLIGHT. Part of the planes windshield was shattered and the nose cone was ripped away.
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((ESSENTIALLY WE COULDN'T SEE OUT THE FRONT WINDOW WE LOST OUR AIR SPEED. AND WE COULD FLY THE PLANE. THE PLANE WAS FLYING ALRIGHT BUT NO INDICATION FO WHAT SPEED WHAT ALTITUDE WE WERE AT.))
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Pilots relied on tower communications to make an emergency landing in Chattanooga.
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Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey

[Tease1]


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The tobacco companies will cough up six and a half BILLION dollar for a single state.
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And
They're walking for a cure in Rockbridge County.
Cancer touches the lives of many and some people are fighting back for themselves and their loved ones.
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((IT WAS VERY TOUGH, BUT I'M JUST THANKFUL THAT SHE'S ONE OF THE LUCKY ONES.))
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[Carbon-Monoxide]


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A school outing in Colorado ended up
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with several children in the hospital- apparently suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning.
27 members of the elementary school group were hospitalized-
The victims were at a ranch retreat, when they woke up nauseated and vomiting.
They were treated with oxygen before being taken to the hospital.
The victims had all slept in the same cabin, and readings after the incident showed excessive carbon monoxide in the building.
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[Oil-Spill]


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An oily mess in Long Beach California.
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An oil pipeline burst in a neighborhood- An estimated 11 thousand gallons of crude oil seeped out- drenching a home and pouring into the roads and sidewalks.
It happened when the Arco refinery was pumping crude oil through the line.
No one was hurt but several families were evacuated.
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[MN-Tobacco]


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Big tobacco is shelling out Big Bucks to settle a lawsuit with the state of Minnesota- More than six and half billio

n dollars in all.
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The deal would stop tobacco companies from marketing to children.
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((SKIP HUMPHREY/MINNESTOA ATTORNEY GENERAL: WE HAVE ENFORCED THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY TO ACCEPT A BAN ON CONSUMER PRODUCTS THAT ENTICE KIDS-THE CAPS, THE BOOK BAGS, THE T-SHIRTS, THE CD PLAYERS AND THE OTHER PRODUCTS THEY USE TO TURN KIDS LITERALLY INTO WALKING BILLBOARDS.)) [16:57:48] ((SCOTT WILLIAM S/PHILIP MORRIS SPOKESMAN: TODAY'S SETTLEMENT DOES NOTHING TO HELP ESTABLISH A NATIONWIDE UNIFORM PROGRAM TO COMBAT UNDERAGE USE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS.))
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Tobacco company executives say the deal does NOT settle the lawsuits in dozens of other states.

[Tobacco]


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Teenagers at Auburn High school are encouraging younger students to say NO to tobacco.
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Members of the school's peer support program hosted their first ever Tobacco Awareness Fair for youth.
The goal: to teach kids the dangers of tobacco use in a fun atmosphere.
More than 400-children from Bethel, Riner Elementary, and Auburn Middle school were invited.
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((MARTI MCCALLISTER/PEER GROUP SPONSOR:I THINK THE SECRET TO A LOT OF PROBLEMS IN OUR COUNTRY LIE WITH OUR YOUNG PEOPLE AND THIS IS JUST AN EXAMPLE OF WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU GET FOUR OR FIVE MINDS OF TEENAGERS TOGETHER, THEY COME UP WITH THESE WONDERFUL IDEAS, THEY'VE DONE ALL THE WORK, THEY'VE PULLED IT OFF, SO I WANT TO GIVE THEM THE CREDIT. DAVID STRATHY/PEER GROUP MEMBER:MY UNCLE PASSED AWAY A FEW MONTHS AGO FROM SMOKE RELATED HEART DISEASE AND I KNOW PERSONALLY THAT IF ONE PERSON IN THE WHOLE EVEN OF LIKE 425 KIDS DECIDES THAT THEY DON'T WANT TO SMOKE THEN MY GOAL HAS BEEN FULFILLED. ))
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Members of the high school's peer support program also wrote a grant for the program which was funded by the New River Valley Breathin' Easy coalition.
They hope the program will catch on at other schools.
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[Health-Conference]


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What will health care be like in the 21st century?
The New River and Roanoke/Alleghany Public Health Districts want community input to decide the future of public health.
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The New Century Region, which includes the two local health districts, was awarded a 60-thousand dollar grant to create a vision of how to build a stronger public health system.
The initiative is a strategic plan by organizations, churches, schools and hospitals to examine public health needs.
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((DR. JODY HERSHEY/NEW RIVER HEALTH DIRECTOR:WHAT IT'S GOING TO BE IS DEFINING PROBLEMS, THOSE THINGS THAT WE THINK ARE GOOD, TRYING TO LOOK AT PLANNING, WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE TO GET WHERE WE WANT TO GO.))
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Some of the issues being addressed are infant mortality, prenatal care, coronary disease, suicide deaths and children's physical education.



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A gospel legend leaves his mark on the Star City.
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And
A Virginia movie studio is trying its lick with commericials.
We'll have the story of a director who may look familiar when the news continues.
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[Rockbridge-Cancer]


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Walkers took to the track tonight in Rockbridge County for the fourth annual Relay for Life.
It's a fundraiser, for the American Cancer Society, in honor of those who beat the odds.
Stacey Martin reports.
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((There were many warm welcomes at this finish line--this hug from Elizabeth Reynolds to her mother Susan Reynolds who was diagnosed with cancer five years ago.
Susan Reynolds joined 52 other cancer survivors who faced the disease step by step and lived to tell about it.
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((ELIZABETH & SUSAN REYNOLDS: SHE SURVIVED AND IT'S A SURVIVAL LAP. IT'S NOT SAD. IT'S HAPPY. AND, WE'RE REMINDED EVERYDAY THAT ESPECIALLY DURING THE SPRING I THINK WHEN THINGS ARE COMING ALIVE AGAIN THAT WE HAVE TO REMEMBER IT'S A NEW BEGINNING AND WE HAVE TO REMEMBER THAT. AND, THIS SORT OF HELPS ME REMEMBER IT ALL.)) [RUNS19]
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After the first lap survivors were joined by other relatives and friends--teams of relay participants walking this track for the next 24 hours.
And, optimism was high that news of a possible cure might make this event their last.
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((FRANK WARD/PRES. ROCKBRIDGE CO. UNIT OF AMER. CANCER SOCIETY:I'M SO OPTIMISTIC ABOUT IT AND I FEEL THAT VERY SHORTLY THE MAGIC BULLET IS GOING TO WORK AND THAT WE'RE GOING TO CONQUER THIS INSIDIOUS DISEASE.)) [RUNS10]
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((BUDDY DERRICK/LEXINGTON'S MAYOR: I'M REALLY DELIGHTED THAT SO MANY PEOPLE IN THIS COMMUNITY WOULD GIVE THEIR TIME AND MONEY TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY. IT SHOWS WHAT KIND OF A CITY, TOWN AND COUNTY WE HAVE HERE.)) [RUNS10]
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((STACEY MARTIN/REPORTING: BUT, A CURE IS STILL A WAYS OFF AND MANY SURVIVORS HERE SAY THEY'RE TAKING THINGS IN STRIDE, ONE STEP AT A TIME. STACEY MARTIN, NEWS 7 ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY.)) [RUNS08]
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[Rabbitt]


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Pop-country singer Eddie Rabbitt is being remembered as a great entertainer and a great people person.
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Rabbitt scored number one hit with I love a Rainy Night and through his career- racked up 26 number one country hits.
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((OOOH..... ... FOR ME.))
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Rabbitt's other hits include Step by Step and Driving my Life Away.
Rabbitt died yesterday from lung cancer. He was 56.
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[Gaither]


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Roanoke was the sight of a big homecoming tonight.
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Gospel singer and songwriter Bill Gaither brought his homecoming tour to the Roanoke Civic Center.
Some of Gaither's songs like "He touched me" and "Because he lives" are standards in many hymnals.
His all star line up of friends from contemporary christian and southern gospel performed before the crowd of several thousand fans.
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((WE KIND OF GOT IN TOUCH WITH SOME OF OUR PIONEERS WHO BLAZED THE WAY-THE GOODMAN FAMILY, JAKE HESS AND WE'RE HAVING A BALL. THEY MAY BE A LITTLE OLDER IN AGE, BUT IN HEART THEY ARE YOUNG.))
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In addidition to the Gaither vocal band, gospel legends Jake Hess and the Happy Goodman family brough the crowd to its feet.
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The evening was a homecoming for two members of the vocal band.
Both Mark Lowry and Guy Penrod are graduates of Lynchburg's Liberty University.
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First, Roanoke golfer Billy King fired a two over par 74 in the first round of the Office depot Invitational senior PGA yesterday in Charlotte.
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and; Lynchburg's Donna Andrews leads the LPGA sara Lee Classic after firing a sizzling 7 under 65. She has a one stroke lead over Nancy Lopez.
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Mark McGuire...Yo Kedo tacco Bell!!! Popeye crushes his 400th career homerun in the top of the third against the Mets; his 13th of the season. The Mets. though; win it 9-2. more sports after this break.

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William Byrd's Matt McGuire hit a homerun in the bottom of the seventh to give the Terriers a 6-5 over Salem. Byrd clinches at leasta tie for the Blue Ridge District regular season title.
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The fans would watch two 11 and 1 teams go at it at Terrier Field in Vinton.
Byrd jumped on Salem in the first inning. Matt McGuire hits this line drive single to centerfield scoring Nick Jones from second and the Terriers took a 1 to nothing lead.
Still in the bottom of the first Chris Ribble drives this shot to right centerfield for a single Josh Durham beats the throw to the plate for another run and the Terriers went on top 5 to nothing.
Salem would score a run in the top of the second. T.J. Stratton sends this Neil Zimmerman pitch over
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the left centerfield wall for a solo homer to make it 5 to 1; Byrd goes on to win it 6-5.

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In soccer; the lady Terriers earned a first round bye in the Blue Ridge girls tournament which begins next week. Byrd topped Northside 3-nothing.
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The Lady vikings are lead by head coach Kevin Porterfield. Northside looking to take down Byrd.
The Lady Vikings goalie sara Givens had a busy [SUPER=34-William Byrd/3/Northside/0;]night. Byrd's Amy Helms takes

on two defenders and sends the shott across; but no one is there to cash in.
But The Lady Terriers finally get to her and move to 11 and 1 on the season and earn the first round bye.

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Back to the diamond. the Av's had the lock and key last night as they would down Frederick over at Salem Memorial.

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A few youngsters gettin jiggy with it at the yard,
To some other action. In the fifth; the Keys at the plate and Frederick's Chip Alley cleans his plate; yo quiero taco bell. a solo homerun over the rigth field wall to make the count 2-1 Salem.
The Av's Luis Colmenerez gets some help from his [SUPER=34-Salem/3/Frederick/2;]Defense as they turn the double pla

y to halt another Keys run.
Then; botom half of the fifth; Blake Bartol hits a chopper to second; Juan Sosa is gone scoot on in and salem wins.
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The Charlotte Hornets fell tto the Chicago Bulls last night in the third game of their second round playoffs series 103-89.
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and you know who led the way; His airneness; Michael Jordan poured in 27 pointts for the Bulls who now lead the series 2 games to 1 and they now retake the home court advantage.
Scottie Pippen was right behind his teamate with 18 points for Chicago.
[SUPER=32-Chicago/103/Charlotte/89;]The bulls defense hel dChrlotte to 44 percent shooting. Glen Rice was the top Hor

net with 31 points as Chicago wins it 103 to 89.

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Washington & Lee battles Ohio Wesleyan; the nations top team, today at Wilson Field at 1pm in the NCAA Division III men's lacrosse Quarterfinals.
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The Generals reached the second round with a 16-13 win over Denison. While W & L generated the offense needed; stopping OWu's dangerous atttack will be key. The 13 and 1 battling Bishops ARE stepping on sacred ground to face the Generals.
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[S-NHL]


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On the freezer floor; the St. Louis Blues remain the only NHL team still unbeaten in the playoffs; beating the defending world champion Red Wings 4-2 in their second round opener.
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St. louis's Jim Campell would score two third period goals to lift the Blues over detroit at Joe Louis Arena.
Brett Hulls also scored for St. Louis; which leads the series 1-nothing; now your numbers.

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More sports for you when we come back; including the Atlantic 10 baseball player of the year; here's a hint; he playes college ball in Blacksburg,
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and we will check inon a charity golf tournament over in salem at Hanging rock; hang with me for the wrest of tonight's sports.

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Virginia Tech junior outfielder Matt Griswold is the Atlantic 10 player of the year.
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Griswold is the second Hokie to receive the honor in the three years Tech has been a member of the A-10. Griswold produced a .371 batting average with a team high 63 RBI's and he hit three grand slams.
He led the Hokies to a 27-21 and 2 record. Tech is the west division's second seed in this weekend's 20th annual Pepsi Atlantic 10 Baseball Championship.
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Due to rain in Boyertown, Pennsylvania; the A-10 baseball tournament first set of games have been rescheduled. Tech'

s game against Massachusetts will be played tomorrow at 1:05 pm.[S-golf]


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300 local golfers teaming up for a good cause brightend a somewhat rainy day at Hanging Rock golf course today.


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74 foresomes took part in the 6th annual Down Symdrome of Roanoke captain's choice event.
The tournament's organizers hope to raise around $12 thousand dollars today.
Most of that money is used to better educate teachers and the public about Down Syndrome kids in the valley.
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Salem's Mac and Bob's restaurant once again catered the all day event that like most things today had to dodge a few rain drops.
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Tennis anyone? Tomorrow is USA Tennis Day so the United States Tennis Association is sponsoring free clinics at 16 sites in the Roanoke Valley.
The U-S-T-A will even lend you a racket if you need one.
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((JANINE UNDERWOOD/USTA SOUTHWEST VA ADVISOR: THE USTA HAS EMBARKED ON A FIVE YEAR, 50-MILLION DOLLAR CAMPAIGN TO GROW TENNIS IN THE GRASS ROOTS AND ROANOKE IS ONE OF THE SITES SELECTED AND THEY'RE GOING TO PARTICIPATE WITH USA TENNIS DAY TOMORROW.))
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