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Coming up-
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Southern Baptists are stirring up controversy- This time over the role of a wife.
A jury decides. Did this officer use excessive force in the death of a suspect?
And forget the saying "bird brain" some bird experts tell us why these feathered friends are smarter than your average household pet.
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News 7 is next.


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Good Evening.
A vote by Southern Baptists today is causing controversy-
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The baptists voted that wives should graciously submit to the leadership of their husbands. We'll have details.
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A jury clears a Roanoke police officer in the death of a suspect-
Jurors today said it was not execessive force when Officer Jim Donaldson subdued Eric Scott Lee-
Roanoke County's police chief talks about his first year on the job.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


And birds of a feather will flock together this weekend. We'll tell you what it's all about.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

[Lee]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#98-41 38:36]
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The jury says it was NOT "excessive force."
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Officer Jim Donaldson had been accused of violating a man's Constitutional rights by applying what the officer himself called a "choke hold."
Twenty-year old Eric Scott Lee was resisting arrest.
It took three police officers to get him handcuffed.
Lee died.
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[SOT 14:50:50]
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((IN THIS CASE THERE WAS NEVER ANY DAMAGE TO THE NECK. AND THAT WAS THE FIRST THING THAT MADE EVERYBODY IN THIS CASE THINK: "HEY, THIS WASN'T A CHOKE HOLD." THERE'S SOMETHING ELSE GOING ON HERE.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Guynn/Officer Donaldson's Attorney]
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The jury was concerned about the fact that Officer Donaldson testified he'd seen officers use choke holds,
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but the five women and two men of the jury concluded it was not excessive..
Guidelines say an officer has the right to use a level of force higher than the person who's resisting arrest.[Lavi

nder]


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After a year at the post, Roanoke County Police Chief Ray Lavinder says, if he had to grade himself, he'd get a "B".

Chief Lavinder says to get an "A" would mean there's nothing left to improve upon.
He says there always is.
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David Johnson is at the County's Police Department tonight.
David, what else did the chief have to say?
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Jean, when Chief Lavinder took over last June for John Cease, the county's first police chief, he said he wouldn't make any major changes. That philosophy remains, But Chief Lavinder is finding ways to fine tune the system. [(Roll cue: fine tune the system.)]
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(( The 28-year law enforcement veteran's first goal was to bring policing closer to the neighborhoods.
The county's "Bike Patrol" is helping making that happen.
Last year's pilot program was so well received, it has tripled in size and residents like the idea of "Community Policing".
The chief says crime prevention is now the biggest problem.
He says prevention starts with being proactive.
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((CHIEF LAVINDER; IF WE CAN GET A GOOD START WITH OUR YOUNG PEOPLE. DEMONSTRATE HOW DRUGS AFFECT THEIR LIVES AND HOW SMALLER CRIMES LEAD TO BIGGER CRIMES AND BIGGER CRIMES. IF YOU CAN CONVINCE THEM THAT THAT'S NOT THE WAY TO GO, I THINK WE'LL MAKE SOME PROGRESS)) [RUNS19]
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That will be an ongoing battle.
The short term goal- to provide more service to the community.
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((CHIEF LAVINDER; WE HAVE SOME STAFFING NEEDS THAT WE WOULD LIKE TO ADDRESS. AND WE MAY STILL HAVE TO SWITCH SOME ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS AROUND TO GET SOME MORE LAW ENFORCEMENT POSITIONS ON THE ROAD.)) [RUNS14]
[OUT Q=ON THE ROAD.]))
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Roanoke County has one of the lowest police ratios not only in the Valley, but also across the country-- 1.2 officers per 1000 people. The national average is twice that.
But the chief says it's not financially feasible to increase the number of officers overnight.
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However, Jean, over the past 12 months there has been a DECREASE in the county's criminal activity, including robberies, burglaries and homicides. Chief Lavinder attributes that to bringing the police department and community closer to

gether.[McCane]


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A plea agreement today in the case against former Bedford County sheriff's lieutenant John McCane.
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McCane resigned in January amid charges he mis-used county money during an undercover drug investigation.
Authorities say McCane arranged to keep two drug informants in a motel for nearly two weeks at county expense, WITHOUT the approval of sheriff Mike Brown.
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((JOEL BRANSCOM/SPECIAL PROSECUTOR: I SAW THIS CASE FROM THE BEGINNING, I WANTED TO ACCOMPLISH SEVERAL THINGS. ONE OF THEM IS I THOUGHT IT WAS TIME FOR LT. MCCANE TO LEAVE LAW ENFORCEMENT, HE RESIGNED AND THAT WAS ACCOMPLISHED. AND I THOUGH THERE SHOULD BE SOMETHING ON HIS RECORD TO INDICATE THAT THIS HAPPENED AND THAT'S BEEN ACCOMPLISHED.))
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McCane pleaded "no contest" to a misdemeanor charge of interfering with another person's property.
He paid a one hundred dollar fine and court costs.
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[School-Shooting]


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Students told a Mississippi jury
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about the day a student opened fire at school.
Today jurors also heard Luke Woodham's police confession- where he talked about killing his mother.
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((I DIDN'T WANT TO KILL MY MOTHER. I DIDN'T WANT TO -- I DO LOVE MY MOTHER. IT'S JUST, I WANTED REVENGE ON CHRISTINE, AND MY MOM WOULDN'T, JUST OH SURE, TAKE THE GUN OR TAKE THE CAR. YOU GOTTA UNDERSTAND, I DID NOT WANT TO, IT'S JUST THE ONLY WAY.))
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[OUT Q=THE ONLY WAY.]
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Woodham was convicted of killing his mother last week- He's on trial now for the murders of two classmates.
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[Violent-Kids]


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On Monday, parents in Page County picked up almost 200 kids early from school after hearing that a fifth grader had threatened a shooting spree.
Three Fairfax students were removed from school this week: one for posting a personal "death list" of 17 names on an Internet site, one for writing a note naming seven students he wanted to die, and one for threatening to put a bomb in a teacher's cabinet.
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Last week, the Virginia Department of Education sent a warning to all 135 school divisions: "take all threats seriously."
The memo points to warning signs of potentially violent behavior, and encourages administrators to crack down on what may have seemed innocent in the past.
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((RICHARD LAYMAN/DEP. SUP'T. FOR PUBLIC INSTRUCTION: OUR ULTIMATE CONCERN IS THE SAFETY AND WELFARE AND WELL-BEING OF ALL CHILDREN. IN THESE TYPE OF SITUATIONS AND ONES WE'VE DISCUSSED, THERE IS NO MARGIN OF ERROR. YOU'RE EITHER COMPLETELY RIGHT OR YOU'RE COMPLETELY WRONG.))
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Virginia's had a safety resource center for two years.
It helps schools plan for crisis situations such as hostage-takings, shootings, and suicides at school.
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[Southern-Baptists]


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Southern Baptists adopted the first change in their faith in more than 30 years-
The change? Baptist Wives should graciously submit to the leadership of their husbands.
But they insist it does not mean being submissive.
Bob McNamara has more.
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[Robertson]


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Pat Robertson says Orlando, Florida should prepare for hurricanes.
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That after the city held its annual "Gay Days" event last weekend.
He also warned of terrorist bombs, earthquakes, tornados and even a meteor.
Now Christian Broadcast Network spokesperson Patty Silverman is trying to explain his warnings.
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((AS A MINISTRY WE LOVE THE PERSON, BUT WE WILL CONTINUE TO SPEAK OUT AGAINST THOSE SINS WE BELIEVE ARE IN OPPOSITION TO GOD))
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Robertson made the statement on his 700 Club Television show.
In 19-85 the religious broadcaster claimed he and his followers steared Hurricane Gloria away from Hampton Roads through prayer.
He also made the same claim about Hurricane Felix three years ago.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey

[Wilder]


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Former governor Doug Wilder is now a president.
NOT the job he ran for in 19-92- but president of his alma mater, Virginia Union University in Richmond.
The historically black school's board of trustees elected Wilder to it's top spot today.
Wilder graduated from V-U-U in 19-51 with a B.A. in chemistry.

He was the nation's first elected black governor from 19-90 to 19-94.[Tobacco-Lawsuit]


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It's the largest liability judgement against a tobacco company.
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A Florida jury ordered Brown and Williamson to pay nearly one million dollars to the family of a smoker who died of lung cancer.
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((JOHN BANSAT/ANTI-SMOKING ADVOCATE: NOW WE HAVE ALL OF THESE DOCUMENTS WHICH BLOSTER THE ARGUMENT WE MADE FOUR YHEARS WHICH SAYS THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY DIDN'T JUST SELL THE PRODUCT THEY DECEIVED THE PUBLIC ABOUT IT AND THEY TRICKED PEOPLE.))
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Roland Maddox smoked Lucky Strikes for 50 years.
Jurors said they wanted to send a message to the tobacco industry.
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[Grain-Elevator]


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A fifth person is found dead at a Grain elevator in Kansas.
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Rescuers found the body of the man this afternoon, buried in grain- They're still looking for another missing worker-
Five people have died from the explosion at the grain elevator. Another 11 were injured.
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[Bank-Robbery]


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The Nationsbank on Melrose Avenue has been robbed four times in the past three years, more than any other Roanoke bank during that time.
Police say the bank does not need MORE security -- just security that works.
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Surveillance cameras were not recording when a masked man robbed Nationsbank yesterday.
When he escaped with a bag of cash, the dye packs inside did not explode.
Police are charging Daniel Cotton with the crime -- they say he robbed the same bank last month and dye packs did not discharge then either.
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((AT ANY GIVEN TIME PHOTOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT, SURVEILLANCE EQUIPMENT AND DYE PACKS CAN BE OUT OF SERVICE. THEY NEED TO BE CHECKED. AGAIN MAYBE IT WAS JUST UNLUCKY FOR NATIONSBANK.))
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Nationsbank says it checks the surveillance camera weekly.
But once dye packs are tested, they can never be used again.
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Still to come
Why the Rockbridge County school system is placing a restriction on fashion for students...and teachers,
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and
The star city will be a popular place for bird lovers this weekend, as owners of these feathered-friends showcase their talents.
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[Year-Round-Schools]


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School's out for the summer in Danville-- for MOST students anyway.
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Don't let the empty classrooms at Schoolfield Elementary fool you.
Children will be back here tomorrow.
Schoolfield is on a year-round schedule-- giving students an extra 40-days of instruction.
Danville's school board is working to expand the year-round program to other schools-- but there's a money problem.


It needs city council's help to fund the alternative schedule at Gibson Middle School.
Council members will vote next week whether to increase the city's waste water tax to raise the money.
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((ANDY OVERSTREET: THE PRINCIPAL AND THE TEACHERS AND THE PARENTS ARE ALL MOVING FORWARD AS IF IT WERE GOING TO HAPPEN...AS IF IT'S GOING TO GO.))
[SUPER=01-Andy Overstreet/Danville Superintendent;]
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[OUT Q=it's going to go.]
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Several Danville council members told News 7 they expect the proposed tax hike to pass.
The 1-point-3 percent increase would raise 137-thousand dollars for year-round schooling.
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Rockbridge County School officials say those at the head of the class should set an example when it comes to fashion.
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The Rockbridge County school board approved two dress codes June first-- one for students and one for teachers.
Restricted clothing for school employees includes tank tops or sweat shirts.
The county's school superintendent says the policy is meant to set employees apart.
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((GLEN STARK/ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: I HAVE NOT HAD ANY COMPLAINTS FROM ANYBODY--PARENTS, STUDENTS OR ANYBODY ABOUT WHAT WE WEAR. BUT, WE ARE PROFESSIONAL PEOPLE AND WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT OUR EMPLOYEES KNOW THAT WE ARE PROFESSIONAL PEOPLE AND THAT'S HOW WE SHOULD DRESS.))
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Under the new policy, students will not be allowed to wear clothing such as biker shorts and flip flops.
The dress codes go into effect July first.
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First our extra point. Virginia Tech and the Atlantic 10 won't have to contend with George Washingto head basketball coach
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[SUPER=75- /NCAA ]


Mike Javis any more. He's leaving to become the head coach at St. John's.
Jarvis has a record of 253 wins and 141 losses in 13 seasons of coaching Division One teams.
He spent 5 years at Boston University before moving to George Washington. Now your numbers.
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The Chicago Bulls lead the Utah Jazz __to__ in the fourth quarter in game four of the NBA finals. Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen lead the Bulls with 16 first half points each. A win and Chicago is one victory away from the NBA title.

[S-Glass]


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hometown hoops weekly loses one of it's bright young coaches ttoday. E.C. Glass's Mike Dufrene announced his resignation
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[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/This Afternoon; :00]


today in a an afternoon news conference at the high school. Dufrene, who was alos the head guy at Brookville for five years, served as the Hilltoppers head coach for five years and posted a 45 and 63 record.
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[vo-nat] Dufrene has accepted the head job at Osburne, the high school in Manassas where he played ball under Barry Sudduth, who steps down to make room for his former player.
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[S-MLB]


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Interleage play rolled on yesterday..so did the Mark McGwire on a mission. The St. Louis slugger is nearly half way to the homerun record.
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[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/Cardinals vs. White Sox; :00]


The first baseman and his cardinals took on the Chicago White Sox. In the top of the fourth he belts his 3oth homer on the season to center field, a three run shot, 4-nothing lead St. Louis. Cards wil 7-4.
[SUPER=03-Montreal Canada/Yankees vs. Expos;]


In the Yankees/Expso game New York's Tim Raines stole his 800th career base, joining Ty Cobb, Lou Brock and Ricky Hanerson in the 800 club. Yanks 6-2.
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[S-NHL]


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Game two of the Stanley Cup finals faces off tomorrow night in Detroit.
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[SUPER=03-Detroit, MI/FOX; :00]

Washington lost game one to Detroit 2-1 thanks to a fast two goal Red Wings start. The underdog caps outplayed Detroit in the final two periods and now have their cup legs under them
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[Sports tease]


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Still to come in sports, first day highlights from the world cup,
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and Roy Stanley checks in with the danville 97's for a Class A league update.
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[S-Cup]


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The World Cup began with a bang and a near upset as the defending world champion Brazil team lucked out against Scotland.
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The brazilians scored the games first goal on this headed of the noggin of Cesar Sampio in the fourth minute of the game.
Tied one all in tthe 73rd minute, Brazile gets the huge break when the Brazil shot deflects off Scottish defender Tom Boyd and goes in. Brazil wins 2-1.
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In other action, Morocco and Norway fought to a 2-2 tie. The outcome leaves both with 1 point in the group A round robin.

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The Carolina Panthers have come to terms with Wesley Walls.
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The Tight end has agreed to extend his contract through 2001. Walls has lead the cats in receiving each of the last two seasons while earning consecutive pro bowl selecttions with 119 recepttions and 16 touchdowns during that span.
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[AVIAN-Video]


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Birds of a feather, and bird lovers will be flocking together this weekend.
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The Roanoke Civic Center will host an exotic bird fair Sunday, the fourteenth.
Vanessa Rolfe, an avian expert says birds make wonderful pets, but have special needs.
Exotic birds such as parrots can live very long lives, and are also smarter than your average house pet.
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((THE STUDIES THAT HAVE BEEN DONE TO POINT THAT OUT FOR US ON LARGER PARROT SPECIES HAVE SHOWN THEM TO BE WITH THE EQUIVALENT INTELIGENCE OF A FIVE YEAR OLD CHILD IN THE UPPER PRIMATE LEVEL INTO THE DOLPHIN LEVEL))
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The fourth annual pet/bird fair will run from 9:30 a-m to 5 p-m.
Admission is three dollars and it is sponsored by the Southwest Virginia Bird Club.
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