[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Keith]

The defendant in the Ironto Rest Stop Murder tells HIS story.
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[VO-NAT]


On the witness stand, Bud Pritchett denies killing Estell Singleton... though Pritchett used Singleton's bank card just hours after the murder.
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[TALENT=Keith]


And it's a long way from Tiparary... but we're CLOSE to having a state song.

[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Tonight on News 7 sports, the Express brings in some young talent for the playoff push, Mayfield and Marlin work out the area's short tracks today.
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[VO-NAT]


And former NFL great Roman Gabriel was over at Hanging Rock today playing a little golf. We'll let you know what he's doing in the valley later in sports.
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Right on the money for this time of year. Temperature stay up for the next five days and scatterd showers should arrive tomorrow night. [open]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I am not]
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[OUT Q=a murderer.]
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[VO-NAT]


A tearful Bud Pritchett tells a jury he did not kill anyone at a rest stop, no matter what the evidence suggests.

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[ANCHOR=Keith]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.[Pritchett]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE# 99-8; 56:37]
[GRAPHIC=Pritchett on the Stand]


Pritchett is accused of capital murder in the death of 57-year-old Estel Singleton, who was shot 2 years ago at an Ironto rest area.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Teresa/Microwave]


Teresa Hamilton has been in court today and joins us from outside the Montgomery County Courthouse .
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(Rollcue: investigated the case.)
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[IN Q=I didn't do it]
[SUPER=01-Bud Pritchett/Accused Murderer; :00 -- QUICK!!!]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg; :20]
[SUPER=03-Ironto/April 1997; :25]
[SUPER=01-Jerry Humphreys/State Police Special Agent; :30]
[RUNS=1:24]
[OUT Q=okay, whatever.]



[Live=Teresa Full/Microwave]
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[Double Boxes=Keith & Teresa/Microwave]



[Melton-Trial]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6p]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=99-6; 55:06]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Southside man got life in prison today for killing a mother of three children.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Halifax/Yesterday]


A Halifax County judge convicted Denny Melton of first degree murder in the death of Rhonda Stone.
The verdict came at the end of a two-day trial.
Stone was shot to death through the kitchen window of her trailer last August.
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[Barger]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=98-82; 1:43:21]
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A Bedford County woman pled not guilty today to defrauding two elderly sisters out of more than 280- thousand dollars.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


57- year- old Thelma Mae Barger is named in a 35- count indictment that alleges mail fraud, conspiracy and money laundering.
Prosecutors say Barger and Dorothy Saunders used their power of attorney to cheat the two sisters out of their life savings.
Saunders allegedly used the money to build a 12- thousand square foot home in the Huddleston area.
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[SOT 23:11:25]
[IN Q=Basically we're saying]

((TOM BONDURANT/U.S. DISTRICT'S ATTORNEY: BASICALLY WE'RE SAYING THAT THE DEFENDANT'S TOOK THE ASSETS OF THE TWO SISTERS AND KIND OF LAUNDERED THEM THROUGH THEIR OWN PERSONAL ACCOUNTS.)) ((JOHN LICHTENSTEIN/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: THIS IS THE INITIATION PHASE OF THE CASE. SHE HAS NOT SEEN ANY OF THE EVIDENCE AGAINST HER, SHE IS INNOCENT AS WE STAND TODAY BECAUSE THE LAW SAYS SHE IS.))
[SUPER=01-Tom Bondurant/U.S. District's Attorney; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Lichtenstein/Defense Attorney; :09]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=says she is.]
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[VO-NAT]


Saunders did not appear for her arraignment today, claiming a variety of ailments make it dangerous for her to travel.
Trial is set for June 1st.
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[PH-Security]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#98-81 ; 1:59:58]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Recent incidents at Patrick Henry High School are raising questions about security on the campus. Officials say the school and its students are safe, but tonight they are reviewing their policies and procedures.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Joe/Microwave]


Joe Dashiell is in the newsroom with more on the story.
[Live=Joe full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Joe1;]


Keith, recent weeks have brought at least three incidents at the school, fights among students, and an assault on a student by outsiders.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Jason Lovern]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jason Lovern/Student; :09]
[SUPER=01-Doris Ennis/Principal; :29]
[SUPER=01-Melanie Moore/Student; :47 QUICK!]
[SUPER=01-Jarrett Cunningham/Student; :52 QUICK!]
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[OUT Q=perhaps by adding more guards.]


((Jason Lovern was walking to class when two young men he'd never met stopped him and began beating him. He wasn't seriously injured, but the incident has made him wary...
[SOT 01:54:06 ]
[IN Q=I just don't want]
[RUNS= :07]
[OUT Q=no one really around there.]


The assault occured on the side of the high school near Raleigh Court Elementary... an area divided by a public road. Though a fence covers the perimeter of the main parking lot... the design of the campus makes it difficult to control access from all sides.
[SOT 01:38:15]
[IN Q=I just would like the public to know]

((I JUST WOULD LIKE THE PUBLIC TO KNOW THAT WE ARE GOING TO DOEVERYTHING IN OUR POWER TO MAKE SURE INCIDENTS LIKE THIS ARE NOT REPEATED.))
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[OUT Q=are not repeated.]


Principal Doris Ennis says officials are reviewing the school's security... stepping up efforts to insure that outsiders with no business at the school remain off campus.
Students say they feel safe.
[SOT ]
[IN Q=]

((WHENEVER SOMETHIGN HAPPENS, THE TEACHERS ARE ON IT, JSUT LIKE THAT. I DON'T THINK IT'S SOMETHING THAT REALLY GETS OUT OF HAND.)) ((SOMETIMES WE HAVE LITTLE FIGHTS, BUT THAT'S IN ALL SCHOOLS, YOU KNOW))
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[OUT Q=you know.]


But Kathy Lovern says parents have reason for concern, and she's hoping officials will bolster security perhaps by adding more guards.))
[Live= Joe full/Newsroom]


Whether that will happen remains to be seen.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Joe/Newsroom]


But Keith school officials are talking their own advisors and with city police to see how they can enhance securi
ty at Patrick henry.[Tease#1]

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=NONE]

Jimmy Dean can tell you sausage-making isn't pretty. Neither is picking finalists for our state song. Still ahead, Dean himself is in the running.
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[VO-NAT]

And meet a local firm that's on the state's list of fastest-growing companies. We'll tell you what this one is what they make there.
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[SUPER=83-Down 0.69 foot/Down 0.81 foot][Synchrony]



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A small Roanoke engineering firm has been named one of the fastest-growing companies in the Commonwealth.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


Synchrony is just six years old.
Since it opened, the maker of high-tech motors and magnetic bearings has watched its revenues grow by 42-percent.
In that time, Synchrony has landed lucrative contracts with NASA and the U-S Air Force.
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[SOT 17:41:52]
[IN Q=as manufacturers]

((VICTOR IANNELLO/SYNCHRONY PRESIDENT: AS MANUFACTURERS IN VIRGINIA CONTINUE TO BE GLOBALLY COMPETITIVE, I ASSUME THERE WILL CONTINUE TO BE A DEMAND FOR THE TYPES OF GOODS AND SERVICES THAT WE OFFER.))
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[OUT Q=OFFER]
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Victor Iannello was the company's first and only employee. Fifteen people work there, now.
Synchrony is the only business in the Roanoke and New River Valleys on the Virginia Chamber of Commerce "Fantastic 50" list.
That's the 50 fastest growing companies in the state.
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[L'burg-Council]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[TAPE#=98-83; 1:43:37]
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A shortage of firefighters is creating overtime and staffing problems for the city of Lynchburg.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


A task force had recommended the city hire 39 new firefighters to cover vacations and comp time and to meet new OSHA regulations.
But city council was told today that won't be necessary.
Instead, council is expected to appropriate an extra 40- thousand dollars for fire department overtime.
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[SOT 1:55:50]
[IN Q=It's no secret]

((FRED MILLS/LYNCHBURG FIRE CHIEF: IT'S NO SECRET THAT A BIG PART OF A PERSON'S COMPENSATION IS THEIR BENEFITS PACKAGE, AND IT'S USUALLY LESS EXPENSIVE TO PAY OVERTIME TO AN ESTABLISHED EMPLOYEE OR MEMBER OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT THEN IT IS TO HIRE AN ADDITIONAL MEMBER OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT.))
[SUPER=01-Fred Mills/Lynchburg Fire Chief; :00]
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[OUT Q=the fire department. (SECOND TIME)]
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[VO-NAT]


Mills says the staffing shortage could become more serious over the next five years as 40 percent of the department becomes eligible to retire.
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[State-Song]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-3 1:25:40]
[GRAPHIC=State Song]


It has been a torturous process... but finally, maybe, an end is in sight.
It is the job of picking and recommending a new state song.
Ellen Qualls sat through the latest grueling work session.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The room]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; :00]
[SUPER=01-David Randlett/State Song Subcommittee; :17 QUICK ]
[SUPER=01-Donna Dean/Songwriter; :39 ]
[SUPER=01-Jean Holmes/Songwriter; :51 ]
[SUPER=01-Lynn Rinker/Songwriter; 1:05 ]
[SUPER=@Ellen2; 1:13 ]
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[OUT Q=Qualls, News7, Richmond.]


(( The room is bereft of music.
Only meeting noises here.
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And anxious songwriters, hoping to make the final cut.
And a subcommittee of music teachers, poets, lawyers, and lawmakers... who have reviewed 336 songs in the last year-- and now must narrow the list again.
[sot 14;24:52 ]

((DAVID RANDLETT/STATE SONG SUBCOMMITTEE: BY EXTENDING IT MORE, I THINK WE'RE ALMOST GIVING SOME SONGS FALSE HOPE.))
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The list is narrowed to 14... and some committee members will add a favorite back in in the next two weeks.
Which makes the finalists start to get a little more pushy.
Sausage king and country music star Jimmy Dean doles out freshly minted CDs with:
[sot 12;54:44 ]

((DONNA DEAN/SONGWRITER: SCHOOLCHILDREN SINGING IT. VCU CHOIR SINGING. MARCHING BAND ARRANGEMENT ALREADY WRITTEN, AND PERFORMED. WE HAVE BLUEGRASS ARRANGEMENT. WE HAVE A COUNTRY ARRANGEMENT.))
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[sot 15:12:05 ]

((JEAN HOLMES/SONGWRITER: I DON'T HAVE... TO ME THAT'S NOT IMPORTANT.))
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[sot 16:05:28 ]

((LYNN RINKER: I HEARD THINGS TODAY I HAD NOT HEARD BEFORE...I WAS THRILLED. I DIDN'T KNOW THAT.))
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The magic date is June 30th, when there will be only five songs.
Then it's up to the will of the people.
Ellen Qualls, News 7 Richmond.))

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On Wall Street, the Dow gave up half its record-setting gains of yesterday. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
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It fell 94 points to close at 99-13.
NASDAQ lost 13 points.
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[TAPE#=99-12 25:18]
[GRAPHIC=I-73 Which Route]


Some Roanoke High School students are telling highway engineers where THEY think Interstate-73 should go.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke City]

Using geographic information systems, students in the Global Systems class at William Fleming High School designed their own proposals for I-73. The databases allowed students to map out proposals and determine which should be used based on transportation, population, and pollution. Their choice... the eastern route through Bedford and Botetourt Counties.
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[SOT tc 19:48:32]
[IN Q=We chose the;]
[SUPER=01-Meagan Meador/Student]

((MEAGAN MEADOR/STUDENT: WE CHOSE THE EASTERN OPTION BECAUSE ITS FURTHER AWAY FROM ROANOKE IT DOESN'T BRING MORE TRAFFIC BECAUSE WE FELT THAT WE REALLY DIDN'T NEED IT AND IT CARRIED TRAFFIC AWAY FROM ROANOKE AND INTO SOME MORE RURAL AREAS. IT DIDN'T EFFECT ANY MAJOR ROADWAYS, IT DIDN'T EFFECT ANY SCHOOLS, IT DIDN'T EFFECT ANY ENDANGERED SPECIES AREAS OR THE PARKWAY.))
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[OUT Q=or the parkway.]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=*NONE*]

There is still no final decision on where 73 will go, if it is built at all.

[Lottery]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6p]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=99-1 1:27:28]
[GRAPHIC=Big Game $102 Million]


The Virginia Lottery uses all the modern methods for advertising its games.
But sometimes, nothing beats a good pair of lungs.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The Virginia Lottery]

(("PAULA REVER/LOTTERY SPOKESWOMAN: THE VIRGINIA LOTTERY HAS REVOLUTIONARY NEWS. VIRGINIA'S BIG GAME HAS REACHED A LEVEL EVEN THE BRITISH WOULD ENVY.))
[SUPER=01-"Paula Revere"/Lottery Spokeswoman;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=would envy.]
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[VO-NAT]


One if by land, two if by... naw, that's another story. It's one-OH-two... million, that is.
The warning revered by this rider on the City Market today in Roanoke: tonight's Big Game jackpot is 102 million dollars.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=Hold]


We'll have the winning numbers for you on News 7 at 11.

[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
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Coming your way tonight on the big 7, the Express makes some roster moves for the final week of the regular season.
Roman Gabriel is in town - we'll hear from the Rams' star.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus, we'll find out who was driving this University of Tennessee NASCAR machine at Bristol today.
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-27 36:04]
[GRAPHIC=express/admirals]


Just a few days before the Hampton Roads/Roanoke game, which pits two team that are dead even a top the Northeast division, the Express must adjust to a pair of new players and an injury to it's top scorer.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


Kris Cantu sat out this afternoon's practice with a separated right shoulder and a concussion that will hopefully sideline him just two weeks.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="this]

((KRIS CANTU/EXPRESS LEFT WING:))
[SUPER=01-Kris Cantu/Express Left Wing; :00]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=...what's gonna happen"]
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[VO-NAT]


The Express added two players to the roster today that scored nearly 80 goals between them in the Ontario Hockey League this past season. Right Winger Chad Spurr practiced with the team today while center Mike Oliveira arrived at the Roanoke regional Airport later this afternoon.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=today"]

((CHAD SPURR/EXPRESS RIGHT WING:))
[SUPER=01-Chad Spurr/Express Right Wing; :00]
[SUPER=01-Scott Gordon/Express Head Coach; :11]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=....40 goals""]
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[S-Roman]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-34]
[GRAPHIC=ROANOKE VALLEY SPORTS CLUB]


One of the NFL's all-time great quarterbacks is back in the Roanoke Valley to speak at tomorrow night's meeting of the Roanoke Valley Sports Club.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


Roman Gabriel, the former Rams and Eagles star, who was the NFL's most valuable player in 1969 played a round of golf today at Hanging Rock with Paul Housman.
Tomorrow night he's speak to the sports club about football in the Carolina's - something he was promoting about 14 years ago in Roanoke.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="I'm just...]
[SUPER=01-Roman Gabriel/1969 NFL Most Valuable Player; :00]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=....HA HA HA]
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[VO-NAT con't]


Roman is part of the Carolina Panthers' radio broadcast team, and he says a lot will be expected to new head coach George Seifert next season.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="The Richardsons...]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=...9 WINS."]
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[talent=mike]
[graphic=sports club]


The Roanoke Valley sports club meets tomorrow night at 5:45 at the Salem Civic Center.


[S-Duke]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-36 tc 35:03]
[GRAPHIC=UCONN]


Duke's 32 game win streak ended on the game the team wanted to win most.
The University of Connecticut beat the top ranked Blue Devils 77-to-74 to win its first national championship.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-St Petersburg, FL/CBS-NCAA;]


The Huskies are 34 and two and coach Jim Calhoun says this Duke team is the best his squad has faced all season.
But he says he didn't do anything differently to prepare for the Blue Devils.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Ive been]
[SUPER=01-Jim Calhoun/1st NCAA Tournament; :00]
[super=01- Mike Krzyzewski/Duke Coach; :23]
[RUNS=35]
[OUT Q=thier lockerroom]
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[S-Marlin]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-43]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[wipe to eng#!!!!!!!!!!!]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bristol, TN; :00]


While Jeremy was making the rounds at Martinsville today, look what was turning laps in Bristol.
Sterling Marlin broke out the latest paint scheme for his Busch car that honors the University of Tennessee's national chamionship football team.
Marlin had to sell the concept car idea to UT athletic director Doug Dickey. He plans to runs the paint scheme at Nashville this weekend and then next month in Bristol.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=bite]
[SUPER=01-Sterling Marlin/Tennessee Volunteer Fan; :00]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=...COLLECTIBLES."]
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[SUPER=X5001][Big-Fish]



[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-4 1:24:26]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Starting in April, you can reel in a million dollars just by going fishing.
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[SOT 15:30:10]
[IN Q=Oh wow look]

((OH WOW LOOK AT THAT ONE, THAT'S A BEAUTIFUL ONE THERE. TAG.))
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=tag sound]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


They're tagging over a thousand crappies and bass for a contest at Smith Mountain Lake.
You can cash each one in for between 25 and a million dollars.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:45:59]
[IN Q=The profits from this contest ]

((THE PROFITS FROM THIS CONTEST WILL COME BACK TO THIS LAKE IN THE FORM OF SOME FISHING HABITAT PROJECT. SO IT'LL COME FULL CIRCLE. IT'LL BE AN ECONOMIC BOOM TO THIS REGION AND IT'LL REALLY GIVE THE FISHERMEN SOMETHING TO DO.))
[SUPER=01-Bob Maxwell/Project Leader;]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=something to do]
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[VO-NAT]


This young fisherman bets he'll hook the million-dollar prize fish -- to be released April 27th.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:52:45]
[IN Q=I would probably]

((I WOULD PROBABLY BUY A FISHING POLE FOR MY BROTHER MARK AND A FISHING POLE FOR MY BROTHER JOHN AND THE LEFTOVER MONEY, I'D SAVE FOR THINGS I NEED.))
[SUPER=07-Matt deTournillon;]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=things I need]
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[VO-NAT]


The real catch is, you must use certain brands of fishing gear or you win only half the prize money.
The contest starts April 10th and you can register at stores around the lake.
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