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Up next on News 7 at 11...
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A hit and run accident sends a motorcyclist to the hospital.
A Klan rally takes a violent turn when protestors clash with police.
And Monday's Middle East peace summit in Washington is canceled.
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News 7 at 11 is next.[Bedford-Ax]


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A hit and run accident in Bedford County this morning injured a motorcyclist.
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It happened around 10:30 on Route six-19 in the Stewartsville area.
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[11:24:23 UB]
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((G.R. SNEAD/STATE POLICE; ACCORDING TO WITNESSES, WHAT HAPPENED, THE MOTORCYCLE WAS COMING AROUND THE CURVE BACK BEHIND US. IT MET A CAR THAT WAS OVER ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE ROAD.))
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[VO-NAT]


The motorcycle fell onto its side, skidded off the road and hit a tree.
The driver, Cecil Michael Campbell of North Carolina, was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. His condition is NOT known.
State Police say they have little information about the car involved in the accident.
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[Goodlatte-Convention]


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Roanoke Congressman Bob Goodlatte is seeking another term as the sixth district representative.
Today, the incumbant got the support of his party as he was officially nominated during the Sixth District Republican Convention.
David Johnson has more.
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((BOB GOODLATTE/SIXTH DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN; THIS IS AN EXCITING DAY FOR ME AND MY FAMILY TO AGAIN RECEIVE THE NOMINATION OF OUR PARTY FOR ME TO RUN FOR CONGRESS.))
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Goodlatte has had that distinction since 1992.
His platform this go round continues to focus on issues faced by people, not just in Southwest Virginia, but throughout the nation.
They include balancing the budget, slowing the growth of government and scraping the tax code.
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((BOB GOODLATTE/SIXTH DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN; THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF THIS COUNTRY IS A DISGRACE. IT'S SEVEN MILLION WORDS LONG. IT'S CONFUSING, IT'S UNFAIR. PEOPLE CAN'T DO THEIR OWN TAX RETURNS, THEY DON'T TRUST THE SYSTEM. WE NEED TO THROW IT OUT AND START OVER AGAIN.))
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[STAND-UP/10:22:22] ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; GOODLATTE IS THE ONLY REPRESENTATIVE OF THE GOP. ACCORDING TO THE STATE'S PARTY CHAIR, THAT'S BECAUSE HE CONTINUES TO GET THE JOB DONE.))
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((DONALD DUNCAN/VIRGINIA GOP CHAIR; NOT ONLY DO REPUBLICANS, BUT THE INDEPENDENTS AND DEMOCRATS SUPPORT BOB IN WHAT HE DOES IN WASHINGTON. SO, IT MIGHT BE SOMEONE WHO COMES FORWARD, I THINK THEY WOULD HAVE TO HAVE SOME OTHER AGENDA THEN JUST WANTING TO RUN FOR CONGRESS.))
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Roanoke Mayor David Bowers, the incumbant's lone opponent, says his only agenda is that of the voters in the sixth district. Bowers does acknowledge he's struggling early on to battle Goodlatte.
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((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE MAYOR; MAY I REMIND YOU THAT MARY SUE TERRY SHOULD HAVE BEEN GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA. IF YOU HAD ASKED HER IN MAY OF THAT YEAR, MARY SUE TERRY WOULD HAVE BEEN GOVERNOR. BUT GEORGE ALLEN BEAT HER.))
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Another re-election would mean Goodlatte's fourth two-year term.
When asked what he might do when his time is up as a congressman, Goodlatte says he hasn't thought that far ahead.

David Johnson, News 7. ))[Klan-Rally]


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Five people were hurt in Michigan when those opposing a Ku Klux Klan rally broke through a barricade.
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The anti-klan protestors broke through a fence and began throwing rocks and bottles at Klan members.
They also smashed windows in the city hall building.
Police in riot gear used tear gas and pepper spray to force the crowds back.
The injuries were minor, there's no word on how many people were arrested.
The Klan members had promised to return to Ann Arbor after a rally there in 1996 also ended in violence between police and anti-Klan protestors.

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A key piece of evidence in a fatal military plane accident may be missing.
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20 people died when a marine jet clipped a cable-car wire near Aviano, Italy.
Prosecutors in Camp LeJeune, North Carolina are trying to determine what, if any charges should be brought against the fliers.
But when they asked Italian authorities for the cockpit video from the plane, they were told the tape is blank, and appears to have been erased.
The Italians are still deciding whether to give cockpit voice recordings to U.S. investigators.

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Mudslides in Italy have killed 116 people.
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And, rescuers are afraid another 200 people may still be buried under the mud that covered parts of Southern Italy four days ago.
Overnight, three thousand rescue workers spent hours digging, and listening for any sound that might indicate someone was buried alive.
The workers included a group of U.S. Marines and Navy Seabees, who gave up their day off to help.
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((PETTY OFFICER WALTER GOULET/US MARINES; BASICALLY WE TRAIN NOT ONLY FOR COMBAT, WE ALSO TRAIN FOR CONTINGENCIES, A MUDSLIDE HAPPENS TO BE A CONTINGENCY, WHAT WE DO BEST. SGT. ANTONIO FOSTER/US MARINES; IT'S SAYING WE'VE GOTTA BE HERE FOR A REASON, A LOT OF THESE PEOPLE THEY LOST EVERYTHING THEY HAD, LOST LIVES, EVERYTHING.))
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At least 2,000 people in Southern Italy were left homeless by the slide.
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[Tease1]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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Straight ahead on News 7--a steady drizzle couldn't dampen spirits at Virginia Tech's graduation--not even for the governor.
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[VO-NAT]


And, volunteers were out in force today.
Step by step--raising money to fight a fatal disease.
More when the news continues.
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[Middle-East]


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Middle East peace talks planned for Monday in Washington are off.
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U.S. Envoy Dennis Ross spent last night at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's home, trying to end the stalemate.
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((DENNIS ROSS/U.S. ENVOY; THE PRESIDENT AND THE SECRETARY ASKED ME TO TURN AROUND AND RETURN TO THE REGION AT THE REQUEST OF THE PRIME MINISTER, WHO WANTED ME TO COME AND WORK ON THE DIFFERENCES THAT REMAIN, SO THAT WE CAN CONVENE THE SUMMIT IN WASHINGTON AND LAUNCH THE PERMANENT STATUS NEGOTIATIONS ON AN ACCELERATED BASIS.))
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Ross will meet with Netanhayu again tomorrow.
The Prime Minister is reportedly angry over a U.S. ultimatum to accept the deal, and first Lady Hilary Rodham Clinton's remarks this week supporting an independent Palestinian state.
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[Congress-Votes]


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Senators overwhelmingly approved a bill this week that's expected to improve operations at the I-R-S.
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[take pinnacle 1000]
The vote was unanimous, with Virginia's Chuck Robb and John Warner among the 97 senators voting that day. [take pinnacle 1001]
Over in the House, there was another vote on education savings accounts.
This question dealt with ideas for resolving differences between the House and Senate versions of the bill.
But, it was rejected.
Democrats Rick Boucher and Virgil Goode voted yes.
Republican Bob Goodlatte voted no.

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In a speech to Virginia Tech graduates today, Governer Jim Gilmore said they're ready to deal with life after college.
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Some graduates were better prepared than others at the ceremony this morning, they had their umbrellas handy when the weather changed from overcast skies to pouring rain, just before the Governor took the podium.
He led by example and made the keynote address anyway, urging students to be ready for life's challenges.
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE; YOU HAVE THE DETERMINATION AND PERSISTANCE TO SUCCEED, OR YOU COULD NOT HAVE COMPLETED THIS FLAGSHIP OF VIRGINIA'S SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION. SO I URGE YOU TO PERSEVERE, EVEN WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH AS IT SURELY WILL, EVEN WHEN THE TASK BEFORE YOU IS DIFFICULT.))
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Earlier, Astronaut Roger Crouch, Tech's first alumnus in space, presented the University with a pennant he took into space with him.
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[Cystic-Fibrosis]


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"Great Strides" were made today during a walk-a-thon at Hollins College.
The event was part of a nationwide effort to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
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This is the tenth year for the event.
Organizers say more than 95 percent of the money raised will go directly toward research.
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((DEBI GOLDEN/CFF VA. CHAPTER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR; NOT ARE WE RAISING MONEY BUT WE'RE RAISING AWARENESS IN THE COMMUNITY ABOUT CYCTIC FIBROSIS AND WE'RE RAISING THE VISIBILITY OF THIS AS A VERY IMPORTANT CAUSE. CF IS THE NUMBER ONE FATAL GENETIC DISEASE OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS IN THIS COUNTRY TODAY AND THE LIFE EXPECTANCY RIGHT NOW IS 31-YEARS OF AGE.))
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Last year, more than eight million dollars was raised around the country for research. About 100-thousand of that was raised in Virginia.
This year organizers in the Commonwealth hope to bring in a total of about 150-thousand dollars.
The walk-a-thon in Roanoke exceeded its goal by taking in 12 thousand dollars.

[Food-Drive]


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Postal workers were collecting a lot more than just the mail today.
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The National Association of Letter Carriers and the U-S Postal Service teamed up with the United Way and the Southwestern Virginia Second Harvest Food Bank, to participate in what they say is the nation's largest food drive.
Customers helped stamp-out hunger by putting non-perishables near their mail boxes.
Then postal carriers collected them along their route. [NAT-SOUND]
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((BILLY MARTIN/ROANOKE POSTMASTER; I DON'T THINK ANY OF US BEFORE THE ANNUAL FOOD DRIVES BECAME KNOWN THAT HOW MANY PEOPLE IN OUR OWN STATE AND COMMUNITY ARE GOING TO BED HUNGRY. THE CHILDREN AND PEOPLE THAT REALLY NEED IT.))
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Last year the postal service collected more than 26-tons of food in the Roanoke area alone. The food is taken to the Food Bank, where it's distributed to the needy.
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[ANCHOR=Eric]
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Up next on News 7-- a few parents in Roanoke say some local school children need a safer place to play.
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And, it's that time of year to start doing the yardwork.
These people however, were learning to do it in a way that helps the environment.
More when we return.
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[Playground]


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The Virginia Heights Elementary School in Southwest Roanoke is getting a new playground.
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Parents who've been working on the project, say the equipment on the old playground was dated and dangerous. Members of the school's Parent-Teacher Association say they began raising money four years ago.
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((CAROL BRASH/VA. HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY PTA PRESIDENT; AND WITH SOME MATCHING FUNDS WE RECEIVED FROM ROANOKE CITY SCHOOLS WE WERE ABLE TO INCLUDE IT WITH OUR FUNDRAISING MONEY. WE PURCHASED THIS EQUIPMENT FOR A FITNESS UNIT, A LINEAR FITNESS UNIT WITH LOTS OF STRENGTH BUILDING EXERCISES FOR THE KIDS. AND ALSO A SLIDE. WHAT PLAYGROUND IS COMPLETE WITHOUT A SLIDE.))
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The work is mostly done by volunteers. They hope to have half of the two-part project complete in about a month. Once the initial playground is finished, they plan to build a second playground for pre-schoolers.
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[Fishburn-Cleanup]


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An ecology workshop taught residents how to be friendly towards the environment when doing yard work.
It was held today at the Fishburn Park Elementary School in Roanoke.
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Composting and grass mulching were just a few lessons taught by the Valley Clean group.
Another was cutting down on trash.
Roanoke city recently issued new large trash binds to some residents.
One expert at the workshop encouraged participants to convert their old trash cans into composters, instead of throwing them away.
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((KAREN LANE/MASTER GARDENER; WE COULD PREVENT THE FILLING UP OF THE LANDFILL AND PEOPLE CAN HAVE A FINISHED PRODUCT OF COMPOST THAT BENEFITS THEIR PLANTS. THEY CAN USE IT FOR MULCH AND INCREASE THE FERTILITY OF THEIR SOIL.))
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The workshop lasted about three hours.

A riding mulch mower was given away as the grand prize.[Profile-Preview]


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At 72 years old, most people are already enjoying their retirement--but, not Ralph Stanley.
The bluegrass musician is still performing about 200 dates a year and has more than 150 records to his credit.
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His latest recording is a collaboration with some of the biggest names in commercial country and it promises to bring his traditional sound to a wider audience.
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((RALPH STANLEY: WE'RE SOLID FOR '98. AND WE'VE GOT SHOWS BOOKED IN '99. EVEN A FEW IN 2000. AND I HOPE I'M STILL AROUND AND CAN DO THAT.))
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Hear more from Ralph Stanley on News 7 Sunday morning, in this week's edition of Virginia Profiles.

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The A-E-P power line sparked heated debates across Virginia.
The company says it's needed to accomodate future demand.
But, many residents fear it will clear a path of destruction. [take pinnacle board]
Next week we'll take an in-depth look at the controversy in part one of the series "Power Struggle".
That's beginning Monday on News 7 at Six.

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Confederate re-enactors will set up camp tomorrow at The Natural Bridge Easter Grounds.
They'll recreate some of the sights and sounds of the Civil War.
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((DAVE PARKER/NATURAL BRIDGE INC.:THEY'RE GOING TO PUT ON AN ENCAMPMENT THAT'S COMPLETELY EDUCATIONAL, VERY HISTORIC. EVERYTHING IS AUTHENTIC--ALL OF THEIR EQUIPMENT, UNIFORMS, EVERYTHING. AND, THEY'RE GOING TO BE EDUCATING THE PUBLIC ON WHAT CAMP LIFE WAS LIKE AS WELL AS DOING VARIOUS ARTILLERY DRILLS, MUSKET DRILLS, BAYONET DRILLS. ))
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The re-enactors also starred in the movies "Glory" and "Gettysburg".
The event goes on tomorrow from 10 a-m to four in the afternoon.
And, we'll have highlights for you tomorrow on News 7 at Six.[Forecasts]
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The Salem Avalanche was out to make it 2 in a row over the Frederick Keys at Memorial Stadium last night.
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Mugsy, The Avalanche Mascot having a good time before the game.
In the third Inning, The Keys get on the board when Ivanon Coffie takes this pitch over the left centerfield wall for a two run homer to make it 2 to nothing Keys.
The Avalanche comes back Mark Hamlin hits it toward third base and the throw is over the first baseman's head scoring Blake Barthol to make it 2 to 1 Key.
The Keys come through with another long ball
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this time Chris Bryant takes it deep over the left field wall for a solo homer and Frederick wins it 12 to 1.

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The Baltimore Orioles were on the road last night for a game with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
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[VO-NAT]
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Ray Miller watching the action from the dugout.
Baltimore gets on the board in the top of the first Rafael Palmerio gets all of this pitch sending it high over the right field wall for a solo homer and a one to nothing lead.
The game was scoreless until the top of the sixth Cal Ripken sends this line drive shot over the left
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field wall for a three run homer and Baltimore wins the game 7 to 1.

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The Cubs and Giants split a doubleheader today in Chicago with San Francisco winning the first game 5 to 1.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/WGN;]


Cubs manager Jim Riggleman checking the action early in the game.
In the top of the first, San Francisco's Barry Bonds hits this shot off the wall in left field for a double driving in a run to make it 1 to nothing Giants.
The Giants were also tough in the outfuelder Kevin Tapani singles to right field Darryl Hamilton comes up throwing and gets Sandy Martinez at the plate.
San Francisco would add a run in the top of the ninth Brent Wayne hits a single to right field scoring
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a run and the Giants go on to win it by a score of 5 to 1.
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Chicago won the second game 6 to nothing.[S-NBA]


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Patrick Ewing led the Knicks yesterday afternoon in an 83 to 76 win over Indiana in Eastern Conference semi finals.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/NBC SPORTS; :]


Ewing being introduced to the crowd at the Garden in his second game since returning from a wrist injury.
The big guy came out hot hitting his first shot for two of his game high 19 points.
Indiana trailed at the half but took the lead in the third Reggie Miller hitting two of his 23 points.
But the Knicks got some help from the bench on
[SUPER=32-New York/83/Indiana/76/;]

this play Chris Mills hits the three pointer and the Knicks win it 83 to 76 and trail 2 to 1.
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[ANCHOR=Eric]


Virginia wins in lacrosse but Washington and Lee is eliminated in the division three lacrosse playoffs. More when we return.

[S-Spurs]


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The San Antonio Spurs held Utah to a record fewest points in a playoff game by beating the Jazz 86 to 64.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Antonio, TX/NBC SPORTS; :]


Jerry Sloan working the referees.
The Spurs take it to the hoop Jaren Jackson with the reverse layup to make it 6 to nothing Spurs.
San Antonio comes right back this time Avery Johnson with the cross and the easy layup to make it 21 to 7.
Utah's Karl Malone led the Jazz with 18 here he throws one up for the score.
But San Antonio's David Robinson scored 21 points
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had 9 rebounds and seven blocks as the Spurs win it but trail 2 to 1 in the series.

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The Caps were back on the ice tonight for all of the scores lets check the boards.
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And coming up, Virginia advances in the division one lacrosse championships but Washington and Lee loses to top ranked Ohio Wesleyan in division three.
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And Tiger Woods has a three shot lead after three rounds of the BellSouth Classic.

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Top ranked Ohio Wesleyan advances in the Division Three lacrosse playoffs with a 17 to 8 win over Washington and Lee.
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The Generals said no one would beat them on their own field and they would have to work hard to prove it.
W and L got on the board early when Bernie Norton finds Colin Dougherty who finishes with the quick release tying it at 1 to 1.
O Wu would answer. David Maguire looks and feeds to Dan Stroka who fires this shot in from the top.
And the Battling Bishops kept the fire going. Darren McGurn battles through the crowd for this unassisted shot making the score 4-1 Ohio Wesleyan.
But the Generals close the gap as Matt Dugan charges around to the crease for the slam dunk.
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O Wu went on to win 17 to 8 and will advance to the semifinals on May 16.
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In division one action, Virginia advances with a 16 to 10 win over Hobart.[S-Golf]


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Billy King shot a 78 yesterday at the Home Depot Invitational in Charlotte. King has a two day total of 152 and he's tied for 67-th place.
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In Duluth, Georgia yesterday afternoon it was Tiger Woods day.
Tiger shot an 8 under par 63 to take the lead after three rounds of the BellSouth Classic. Woods is at 17 under par three shots ahead of Jay Don Blake.
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A little closer to home, The team of David Partridge of Richmond and Keith Decker of Fieldale are the leaders of the VSGA four ball championship at Draper Valley golf course.
The team had two birdies on the front and four on the back shooting a six under par 66.

That's it for sports. Have a great day everybody.[S-Tennis]


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A tennis player breeding ground is what The United States Tennis Association wants for Southwest Virginia.
Today the field was tilled as area players benefited from free clinics.
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May is USA tennis month. And the U-S-T-A wants everyone to get in the game.
The clinics were held at 16 locations and equipment was provided for those who don't have a racket.
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((KENNY ROPER/TENNIS STUDENT: IT'S JUST DIFFERENT THAN BASKETBALL OR FOOTBALL. SOMETHING NEW TO TRY OTHER THAN EVERY DAY SPORTS.))
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The U-S-T-A is spending 50-million dollars for a two year program which it hopes will introduce tennis to as many people as possible.
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A couple of notes from college baseball. Liberty University beat Coastal Carolina 9 to 6 to advance to the Big South Championship game.
And Virginia Tech will play Massachusetts tomorrow at noon in the rain delayed Atlantic 10 baseball tournament. Because of rain the tournament format has been changed to single elimination.

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If you're longing for the pretty days of spring.... tonight's video of the day will take you to North Carolina, where spring is flying in.
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"Butterflies in Flight" has landed at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden in Gaston County.
The three-thousand foot aviary is filled with blooming plants and thousands of butterflies.
This taste of spring is a lesson in butterflies and the plants they prefer.
The garden is south of Charlotte off Interstate 85 and the exhibit will run through the end of next week.
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