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Next on News 7 at 11... A Montgomery County mother sues the system after her son commits suicide.
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Country singer George Jones is in critical condition after crashing into a Tennessee Bridge.
And the interstate speeding crackdown is back... we'll tell you where.
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News 7 at 11 is next.

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She took her fight to state legislators..now Barbara (Chapel) Tsapel is taking her battle to court in a lawsuit against a Richmond agency for millions of dollars.
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[ANCHOR=Eric]
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Good evening, I'm Eric Earnhart.

[Tsapel-Lawsuit]


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The Montgomery County mother whose son committed suicide just days after his release from a mental hospital is suing Richmond's Behavioral Health Authority for five million dollars.
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Barbara (CHAPEL'S) Tsapel's 20- year old son, Jef Farriss, shot himself five days after his release from a Richmond mental hospital.
Tsapel's lawsuit contends an authority caseworker acted negligently in allowing her son to leave the hospital.
According to the lawsuit-- Farriss' psychiatrist had contacted the authority in hopes of securing an order that would prevent his release.
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Tsapel, who's from Elliston, was the driving force behind "Jef's Law".
The measure approved last year by the General Assembly gives doctors and families more say in the decision to hold mental patients against their will.

[Traffic-Accidents]


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Two people died in traffic accidents around the region.
52-year old John Raymond Willis of Elk Creek died last night when he ran off the road and plunged into a creek in Grayson County.
It happened just off of Route 622 and Little Wood Lane.
And, 54-year old Rosamond L. Boley of Pleasants, West Virginia died yesterday in an accident along Interstate 77 in Carroll County.

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State police are expanding their efforts to crack down on speeders along Virginia's major roadways..
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[use file tape from 99-10, 16:02; 98-76, 1:54:30; 98-7, 25:24]
Troopers are now strictly enforcing speed limits on Interstate 64 and 664.
It's in response to Governor Gilmore's initiative to cut down on speeders.
An earlier crackdown a few weeks ago on I-81 involved 110 troopers.
The officers handed out 17-hundred tickets in an eight hour period.
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[Missing-Hatians]


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Four people are dead and up to forty missing after two refugee boats sank off the Florida Coast.
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The boats were apparently smuggling people from Haiti to the U.S.
Survivors told Border Patrol officers one of the boats broke down, and the second boat came to help.
Both boats ended up going under.
Rescue workers say so far there is no evidence any of the refugees had life jackets.
The Coast Guard is searching for survivors in the waters between Florida and the Bahamas with boats, helicopters, and a jet.
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[George-Jones]


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Country music super-star George Jones is in critical condition after wrecking his car in Tennessee.
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Jones was talking to his stepdaughter on his cell-phone when he slammed into a bridge abutment.
Witnesses say Jones' vehicle was so badly damaged it took rescue workers almost 2 hours to get him out.
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((MELVIN GRAY/WITNESS; AND HE HAD SPUN AROUND IN THE ROAD AND THEY HAD 15 OR 20 RESCUE SQUADS OUT THERE TRYING TO GET THE MAN OUT. [22:41:01] JANE BAIRD/WITNESS; IT TOOK THEM A GREAT DEAL OF TIME, MAYBE AN HOUR AND A HALF, CAUSE I WAS SITTING THERE AROUND TWO HOURS WAITING FOR THEM TO GET HIM OUT.))
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Jones is on life support, with a collapsed lung, internal bleeding and ruptured liver.
Doctors expect him to remain on the critical list for the next 24 to 48 hours.
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[Mother-arrested]


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Police in Illinois have charged a nurse in the Chicago suburb of Naperville, with drugging and suffocating her three children.
41-year-old Marilyn Lemak is going through divorce proceedings.
Police say she gave her children, ages 3, 6 and 7 prescription medication and suffocated them while they slept.


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((JOSEH BIRKETT/PROSECUTOR; THIS INVESTIGATION BEGAN WHEN NAPERVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT RECEIVED A 911 CALL TO THE HOME AT ABOUT 11:08 YESTERDAY MORNING. POLICE OFFICERS RESPONDED. THE DEFENDANT WAS ON THE SCENE WITH INJURIES. SHE WAS TAKEN TO EDWARDS HOSPITAL WHERE SHE REMAINS UNDER POLICE GUARD. ))
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Birkett says Lemak's wounds were self inflicted, but she was not seriously injured. When she's released, she'll be held in the DuPage County jail.


[Y2k-Wallstreet]


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Wall Street employees will spend the next several Saturdays on the job, preparing for the year 2000.
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More than five thousand people are running tests on the security industry's computer systems, making sure they won't be affected by the so-called Y2K bug.
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((JOHN PANCHERY/SECURITIES INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION; WE ARE TAKING EVERY MEASURE TO MAKE SURE THE INDUSTRY IS READY. WE FEEL CONFIDENT, ESPECIALLY AFTER TODAY, THAT THE SECURITIES INDUSTRY IS READY FOR THE YEAR 2000.))
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They not only want to be prepared, they want to reassure nervous investors who might be considering pulling their money out of the market before the end of the year.
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Up next--Miss Roanoke Valley Festival was crowned tonight..we'll tell you who she is in a few minutes.
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And, several cats and dogs were trying to find a home tonight..we'll tell you if they did when the news continues.
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[Miss-Roanoke]


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The Roanoke Valley will be represented in the next Miss Virginia Pageant for the first time in several years.
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Seven hopefuls competed for the title Miss Roanoke Valley Festival 1999 tonight at Virginia Western Community College.
They competed in swimsuit, evening gown and talent competitions.
The current Miss Virginia, Nita Booth made a special appearance.
And, former Miss Virginia Michelle Kang was one of the judges.
Tonight's winner was Summer Hawkins of Liberty University.
She won a 25-hundred dollar scholarship and will now go on to compete for the Miss Virginia title in June.
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[Pet-Store]


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For a child, little could compare to meeting the four legged star of the hit movie "101 Dalmatians".
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Freckles, who played the proud parent, Pongo, in the Disney movie, was in Roanoke today to celebrate the grand opening of the new PETsMART.
Both young and old lined up for a chance to meet the famous canine.
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((KAILE FRANCE/CUSTOMER:I THINK IT WAS A NEAT BECAUSE I LOVE DOGS AND JUST MEETING ONE THAT WOULD BE IN A MOVIE IS JUST SO NEAT. CHERYL HARRIS/TRAINER:I THINK THAT'S WHAT'S JUST SO MUCH FUN ABOUT IT BECAUSE YOU JUST SEE IT IN THE KIDS' EYES, THEY JUST LOVE IT SO MUCH, THEY REALLY LIKE TO MEET HIM.))
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The pet superstore opened a week ago.
Its extra- wide aisles give owners and their pets a chance to shop for pet food and other items.
PETsMART doesn't sell cats or dogs--
Instead space is set aside for local shelters to display animals that are in need of a good home.
The "League for Animal Protection" was able to find parents for several dogs.
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((PAT SHAVER/SHELTER DIRECTOR:THESE PEOPLE HERE ARE WONDERFUL THEY ARE ALL ANIMAL LOVERS, IT'S JUST BEEN AN EXCITING EXPERIENCE FOR US.))
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FERAL or the Feline Education, Rescue, and Adoption League is also taking part in the program and found homes today for several cats.
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[Business-Review]


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First Union employees in Roanoke wonder if their jobs will get cut when the axe drops.
And another cable-rate hike could mean big sales for satellite dealers.
Scott Goldberg has those stories and more in this week's News-7 Business Review.
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[NOTHING ON CHROMAKEY THIS WEEK] [99-5, 30:23] ((The country's sixth biggest bank is in the process of getting a lot smaller.
First Union's plan to cut as many as 7-thousand jobs nationwide will not spare Roanoke.
But the bank said it won't know until the middle of the month how many people will be laid off. [98-78, 1:26:59]
Roanoke Valley cable rates are going up again.
Cox Communications announced a dollar-70 increase in Roanoke City, Roanoke County and Vinton.
Every time that happens, one satellite-dish dealer said his customer base grows by 20 percent. [98-82, 1:11:23]
Customers holding extended service contracts from the now-bankrupt Holdren's chain are finding out just how little those contracts are worth.
The attorney general's office is mailing out checks, refunding part of what customers paid for the warranties.
Customers expecting full refunds are getting back just cents on the dollar. [99-2]
It's up to the people now.
West Virginia's legislature passed a bill to open a casino at the Greenbrier Resort.
If voters pass a referendum, the casino would be open to hotel guests only, with most of the profits going back to the state. [DOW JONES PRE PRO]
On Wall Street, the Dow rocketed to a new high this week, soaring 430 points and closing at 97-36.
The Nasdaq climbed 49-points.
That's this week's Review.
I'm Scott Goldberg.
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[ANCHOR=Eric]
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Still ahead--we'll take you to a literature-bee and see how area kids made out..
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And, Kimberly McBroom will take you to a place where you can travel back in time-- when the news continues.
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[Transportation-Museum]


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The Virginia Museum of Transportation offers guests a glimpse into the past.
And, its exhibits celebrate travel along the railways, the roadways and in the sky.
Kimberly McBroom has more in this week's Time Off.
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((It's been a long road for Virginia's Museum of Transportation...
The former ROANOKE Transportation museum earned its statewide designation in 1983.
After the flood of '85, the museum moved to its current location in the old Norfolk and Western freight station.

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((BECKIE FITZGERALD/MUSEUM MARKETING DIR.: WE HAVE FAMILIES. WE HAVE RAIL FANS. WE HAVE CAR ENTHUSIASTS. WE REALLY REACH ALL WALKS OF LIFE FROM LITTLE CHILDREN UP TO RETIREMENT AGE. WE HAVE TWO THIRDS OF OUR VISITATION FROM OUT OF STATE AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES. SO, WE REALLY TARGET A WIDE RANGE OF PEOPLE.)) [RUNS:17]
The builder of this experimental aircraft flew it to Roanoke as a donation to the museum.
THIS plane flown cross- country by Rucker Tibbs made a temporary landing at the museum just over a week ago.


And you can see the progression of ROAD travel, from the days of horse- drawn buggies to the those of the more modern- looking Studebacher.
The green light is on for a larger auto gallery...
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((BECKIE FITZGERALD/MUSEUM MARKETING DIR.: WE CURRENTLY DISPLAY A LOT OF ANTIQUE CARS AND CARRIAGES. WE HAVE TRUCKS AND BUSES, AS WELL. THE AUTO GALLERY WILL BE APPROXIMATELY 12 THOUSAND SQUARE FEET, WHICH WILL ALMOST DOUBLE THE MUSEUM'S CURRENT EXHIBITING SPACE.)) [RUNS:15]
One of the new permanent exhibits focuses on the relationship between transportation and the coal industry...
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((BECKIE FITZGERALD/MUSEUM MARKETING DIR.: THIS MODEL LAYOUT HERE IS PROBABLY MY FAVORITE PART OF THE EXHIBIT. IT SHOWS THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF MININE AND THEN SHOWS HOW THE TRAIN PICKS UP THE COAL AND THEN TRANSPORTS IT.)) [RUNS:12]
This permanent exhibit on African American heritage opened last month, featuring the oral history of those who spent their lives working on the railroad.
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((CARROLL SWAIN/ROANOKE CITY COUNCILMAN: WE WOULD LIKE TO SAY THAT THEY WERE THE BACKBONE OF THE RAILROAD. THEY HELPED BUILD IT. )) [RUNS:04]
But the most popular rolling exhibit is probably the "Old Number 611"-- the ONLY remaining model in the Class "J" series of trains built by Norfolk and Western in the 1940s.
The world- renowned locomotive was donated to the transportation museum in 1959.
It was later taken out of retirement and used for rail excursions between 1982 and 1994.
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((BECKIE FITZGERALD/MUSEUM MARKETING DIR.: IT'S SOMETHING SO ROMANTIC ABOUT THE STEAM SERIES OF TRAINS AND THIS ONE IN PARTICULAR, IS SUCH A STREAM-LINED VERSION OF THE STEAM ENGINES. IT'S REALLY THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND IN ITS GLORY WHEN IT'S RUNNING.)) [RUNS:13]
Which is likely true for ALL of these milestones of travel.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7.))


[Literature-Bee]


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Elementary school kids from around the Roanoke Valley showed off their reading skills today at the Literature Bee.
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In preparation for the bee, students read 10 specific books. At the bee today, they answered questions about them.
Two very bright students tied for first. [Keith TC: 10:13] [Alexandra TC 1:11, 4:25, 4:42]
Congratulations to Keith McHugh from Cave Spring Elementary school and Alexandra Amick from Monterey Elementary School. They both took home 100 dollar savings bonds for their efforts-- courtesy of the Roanoke Valley Reading Council. The rest of the kids didn't leave empty handed. They received Barnes and Noble gift certificates.
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The Lady Knights of Cave Spring opened the Virginia High School League quarterfinals yesterday over at Northisde High School taking on Deep Creek.
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The Lady Knights getting introduced before the start of the game.
Mendy Reynolds passes to Sarah Rutherford who drains the three pointer as the Knights started the game with an 11 to 2 run.
Aisha Wood drives the lane and hits the layup drawing the foul for the old fashion three point play.
But the Lady Knights come back Rutherford passing to Reynolds who sinks a three from the top of the key Cave led by six.
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Cave Springs Rene Gagnier passes to Whitney Korn who hits the long jumper and Cave wins it 57 to 42.
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The Salem Spartans and Grundy hooked up over the Bast Center in the quarterfinals of the Group Two A state basketball tournament.
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Charlie Morgan gives instructions to his team as they prepare to take the floor for the game.
Troy Johnson passes to Adam Rutledge who hits the first of five three pointers in the first half as the Spartans take the lead.
Grundy makes a move to stay close Nathan Justice passes inside to Gary Holland for the easy score but the Golden Wave trailed by 5.
Salem gets out on the break Andre Via passes to Rutledge who scores the snow bird as the Spartans pad their lead.
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Salem then gets it to Dennis Haley on the break he throws it home with 2 hands and Salem goes on to win it 70 to 53.
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G.W. Danville gets a quarterfinal win beating Maury 72 to 70 at Halifax County High School.
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Danville coach Chris Carter taking his place on the bench at the start of the game.
The Eagles go to Kevin Smith who misses the layup but Devon Franklin is there for the put back.
Maury would match the eagles bucket for bucket. Derrick Stewart gets the ball inside and dishes off to David Johnson for the Jam.
G.W. 's Anthony Wiles passes the ball down low to Charlie Martin who scores the easy layup.
[SUPER=33-G.W. Danville/72/Maury/70/;]


This time Martin passes to Brian Gunn who takes it in for two of his 14 and G.W. wins it 72 to 70.
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Duke and North Carolina will play for the ACC Championship.
More when we return.

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Top ranked Duke will play in the A-C-C championship without second leading scorer Trajan Langdon. He has a sprained foot suffered in Thursday's win over Virginia.
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Langdon watched from the bench as Duke took on N.C. State in the semi's
Freshman Corey Magette replaced Langdon in the starting lineup he comes up with this steal and scores the layup as Duke took its first lead of the game.
State fell behind by as many as nine and Justin Gainey's three at the Buzzer makde it 43 to 35 Duke to end the first half.
[SUPER=33-Duke/83/N.C. State/68/;]


But the Blue Devils take it inside to Elton Brand in the second half for two of his 19 points and Duke wins it 83 to 68.
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[S-UNC]


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The Blue Devils will play North Carolina in the championship game. Max Owens keyed several runs as the Tar Heels beat Maryland 86 to 79.
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Carolina's Jason Capel warming up prior to the start of the game.
Maryland would take the early lead when Steve Francis makes the steal and goes down the court for the jam 13 to 8 Terps.
But the Tar Heels rallied Brendan Haywood pulls down the offensive rebound and jams it home giving Carolina a two point lead.
[SUPER=33-North Carolina/86/Maryland/79/;]


Owens took over in the second half hitting three of his 23 points and Carolina advances with the 86 to 79 win.
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[S-Scores]


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In Atlanta, Auburn head coach Cliff Ellis looking a little frustrated.
And this is why Kentucky's Scott Padgett steps behind the line for the three pointer giving the Wildcats the lead.


The Wildcats would open the second half with the three as Wayne Turner scores three of his 13 Kentucky beats Auburn 69 to 57.
Let's check the rest of the college scores.
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[S-Macon]


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Hampden-Sydney won its opener in the N-C-A-A Division Three South Regionals.
Chris Fox scored 24 and T.J. Grimes 21 as the Tigers beat ODAC rival Randolph-Macon 74 to 65.
It's Hampden-Sydney's third win over the Yellow Jackets this season.
That's it for sports. Have a great day everybody.

[Sports Tease]


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And coming up, Volunteers are the key to the successful Group A and Two A state wrestling tournament at the Salem Civic Center.
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And Mark Martin wins the Busch Race in Las Vegas.
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[S-Wrestling]


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For the past two days, The best of the Best in Group A and Two A wreslters have spent the weekend at the Salem Civic Center competing in the state tournament.
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That means that more than 200 wrestlers competing on several different mats on the floor of the Civic Center.
The the tournament requires scorers, runners, clean up crews and many other volunteers to make the event successful.
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Mark Martin dominated the field today winning the Sam's Town 300 Busch race at Las Vegas.
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Jeff Gordon was making his first start in a Busch race since 1991.
After starting on the outside front row Gordon dropped back to 8-th place but he made a move late in the race and would finish fourth.
Martin led several times throughout the day and he would pull away from the field with about 30 laps to go and take the checkered flag winning the Sam's Town 300 busch race.
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Joe Nemechek was second Jeff Burton third and Jimmy Spencer finished fifth.

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With one round left to play, Greg Kraft is in position to win the Doral Open.
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Kraft is looking for his first P-G-A win on the Doral Open course.
He struggled on the front nine but finished the round shooting a 2 under par 70 putting him at 11 under par and a two stroke lead.
Kraft will have his hands full holding off Ernie Els, who shares second place with Glen Day at 9 under par.
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[edit - 15:59:46]
You'll want to take a good look at the girls in our video of the day..
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one of them may be the next, "Annie".
Disney officials were in the Big Apple auditioning dozens of young girls today.
Hopefuls had to present a Polaroid picture of themselves and sing a few lines from Annie's signature song--"Tomorrow".
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All the girls were from eight to 12 years old.
More auditions will take place tomorrow in Orlando, Florida.
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