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Coming up next on News 7, President Clinton urges critics to give the air attacks in Yugoslavia more time. We'll have a live report.
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and Lottery fever hits several states including Virginia as game officials say tonight's jackpot could hit 200 MILLION dollars.
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Coming up in Sports, the coach of the Hampton Roads Admirals is in the House...but not for long.
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and in Health Check a Tennessee man gives his sister a part of his own liver.
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This is the scene in Macedonia- Tens of thousands of Kosovar refugees- many women and children with no food, no water. no shelther-
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President Clinton is describing the crisis on the border of Kosovo as Grave.
He met with humanitarian relief agencies today and vowed to help them feed clothe and shelther the thousands of refugees.
Maureen Maher has the latest from the Aviano Air Force Base in Italy.
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((ALREADY BURSTING AT THE SEAMS, MACEDONIA AND ALBANIA SAW ANOTHER 36-THOUSAND KOSOVAR ALBANIANS POUR OVER THE BORDERS IN THE LAST 24 HOURS. REFUGEES SAY SERBIAN TROOPS ARE HERDING THEM FROM THEIR VILLAGES AT NIGHT, ONLY TO BE CORRALED ONTO TRAINS DURING THE DAY. EVEN THE REFUGEES SEE THE ALARMING PARALLEL TO THE CRIMES OF WORLD WAR TWO.
FLAKA SURROI/UNICEF ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER "How is it like? It's Schindler's List.. whoever saw the movie its exactly that feeling. The only difference is that I could open the window. I could see my land fading away into the dark, the people of Schindler's List could not."
CALLING THE HUMANITARIAN SITUATION "GRAVE," PRESIDENT CLINTON MET WITH LEADERS OF GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE AGENCIES AT THE WHITE HOUSE AND REAFFIRMED HIS COMMITTMENT TO INTERNATIONAL RELIEF EFFORTS. I can tell you that I was very impressed that they reported that the refugees coming out strongly support the action that NATO has taken and clearly understand that that action did not provoke the attempt to remove them from their homes. that that is part of an operation that has been going on since last year."
TONIGHT THERE IS ALSO GROWING CONCERN FOR THREE U-S SERVICEMEN, WHO HAVEN'T BEEN SEEN SINCE SERB TELEVISION BROADCAST THESE PICTURES YESTERDAY.. FOLLOWING THEIR CAPTURE ON THE KOSOVO-MACEDONIA BORDER. YUGOSLAVIAN OFFICIALS HAVE REPORTEDLY BEGAN COURT PROCEEDINGS AGAINST THE THREE, BUT WILL NOT SAY WHAT THE CHARGES MIGHT BE.
UNDAUNTED BY EVERYTHING ELSE, NATO IS STEPPING UP ITS AIR CAMPAIGN AGAINST YUGOSLAVIA. THE PENTAGON HAS ORDERED 13 MORE F-117A FIGHTER JETS TO JOIN THE ELEVEN ALREADY BASED HERE IN AVIANO, ITALY. THAT BRINGS THE TOTAL OF U-S AIRCRAFT TO 220.. MORE THAN HALF THE NATO WARPLANES INVOLVED IN THIS MISSION.))

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A Montgomery County jury has sentenced Bud Pritchett to life in prison for the murder of Estel Singleton.
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Singleton was shot and killed at the Ironto rest area in April 1997... and yesterday the jury found Pritchett guilty of robbery and murder.
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He showed little emotion today as the judge read the jury's decision, but members of Pritchett's family said they don't believe he received a fair trial.
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Meanwhile members of the victim's family said they are satisfied with the jurors' decision, and convinced that they convicted the right man.
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((THE CASE IS CLOSED, BUT WE STILL HAVE THE LOSS OF MY FATHER, AND THEY HAVE MR. PRITCHETT IN JAIL WHICH THEY HAVE TO DEAL WITH, SO HOPEFULLY EVERYONE CAN GET OVER WITH IT AND MOVE ON.))
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Pritchett's lawyers maintain that crucial evidence was excluded from the trial.
They are planning an appeal.

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The leader of the Nation of Islam is described in very bad shape tonight in a Washington D-C hospital.
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An unnamed source at Howard University Hospital says Louis Farrakhan was not doing well following treatment for prostate cancer.
Nation of Islam officials say they are gravely concerned about Farrakhan's health. One says members were stunned at how frail he looked at an event in February.
However Farrakhan's chief of staff paints a different picture. He says the 65-year old leader's treatments have been successful and his prognosis is excellent.
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Big game fever is spreading across Virginia as hundreds of people line up, hoping to take home the record 160 million dollar jackpot.
Stacey Martin has more.
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Police believe they have the man responsible for a pesky computer virus. We'll have the details next.
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And another Roanoke store announces it is selling out.
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An arrest in connection with the e-mail virus known as Melisssa-
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Police say the person behind the virus is actually a man- 30 year old David Smith.
He's charged with originating the virus that caused computers to send infected e-mails.
The virus affected thousands of computers making e-mail systems temporarily unusuable.
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((PETER VERNIERO/NEW JERSEY ATTORNEY GENERAL: I THINK THERE IS A VERY STRONG MESSAGE HERE TODAY AT BOTH THE STATE AND FEDERAL LEVEL THAT IF YOU DARE TAMPER WITH COMMUNICATIONS OF THIS SORT ON EITHER A SMALL OR IN THIS CASE A GLOBAL SCALE, THAT YOU WILL BE FOUND, YOU WILL BE PROSECUTED AND YOU WILL BE IMPRISONED.))
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America Online technicains and a computer task force assisted in the arrest.
State and federal officials say the virus originated in Smith's apartment.
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State health officials have narrowed down the portion of the Staunton River where fish have been found contaminated with the carcinogen P-C-B.
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Residents have been warned to eat only small amounts of fish taken from the river, after several species showed above-normal levels of the cancer- causing chemicals.
Most of those fish were caught between (AL-tavista) Altavista and Long Island.. now officials want to know WHERE the P-C-B's are coming from.
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((SHELTON MILES/FRIENDS OF THE STAUNTON RIVER: THE COMMITTEE I THINK IS PRETTY DETERMINED TO WORK WITH STATE AGENCIES TO FIND THE SOURCE. WE WILL FIND THIS, WHERE IT'S ORIGINATING, WHERE IT CAME FROM, AND TRY TO DETERMINE FROM THERE WHAT WE NEED TO DO TO CUT OFF CONTAMINATION AT THE SOURCE AND LOOK AT OTHER REMEDIAL MEASURES.))
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Officials hope testing of sediment taken from the river will pinpoint the source of the P-C-B's.
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A Roanoke arts and framing supply store can not craft a way to keep itself in business.
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M-J Designs is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
The store near Crossroads Mall is going to close after it gets rid of its inventory.
The Roanoke store is one of 16 M-J Designs that will be taken over by Michaels.
Michaels is a Texas-based company that calls itself the world's largest arts-and-crafts retailer.
M-J Designs has been in Roanoke for five years.
Thirty-nine people work there, and a spokeswoman for Michaels said some of those employees will be retained.
Michaels carries the same sort of merchandise as M-J.
The new store will open this summer.
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Virginia Democrats are pleased with the news out of Shawsville today.
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State Senator Madison Marye had talked about retiring at the end of his current term.
But today, he said he WOULD run for re-election this November.
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One of the things that Marye is fired up about: Governor Gilmore's veto of money for a new dairy barn at Virginia Tech.
Marye has been in the Senate 26 years.
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Patrick Evans is out and about this afternoon looking for Easter Eggs. But you're more likely to find these eggs in a jewelry box.
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Easter Weekend is upon us, and perhaps your planning an Easter Egg hunt.
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Patrick Evans went hunting for eggs, and boy did he find them! He joins us from Finks with his report.
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In Sports today, the controversial coach of the Hampton Roads Admirals is in town, but he won't be allowed in the Roundhouse during tonight's game.
Mike Stevens will explain. And on Health check, a man from Tennessee is recovering well after donating part of his liver to his sister.
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and a Chicago family has a special reason to celebrate the holiday as they take their premature baby home for the first time.
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((ANGELO RUIZ-FATHER: YOUR BABY'S BORN AND HE'S 14 OUNCES AND HE'S ABOUT 10 INCHES. HE WAS THE SMALLEST LITTLE BABY I'VE SEEN IN MY WHOLE LIFE.))
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A rare operation has allowed a Tennessee man to give his sister the gift of life.
Mike Allen is heading home to complete his recovery after donating a good portion of his liver to his sister last week.
John Donnelly reports.
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A Chicago family has a special reason to celebrate this Good Friday.
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They're taking their baby home from the hospital for the first time since he was born in January.
Angelo Ruiz was only 14 ounces and 10 inches long when he was born three months early. He could fit in the palm of his father's hand.
Doctors told the family it is a miracle the baby survived.
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((MARIA RUIZ-MOTHER: WE'RE SO GRATEFUL AND SO APPRECIATIVE BECAUSE HE'S COME THROUGH ALOT. HE'S OUR LITTLE ANGEL. ANGELO RUIZ: IT'S EASTER SUNDAY THIS WEEK AND MY BABY IS COMING HOME DURING THE HOLY WEEK.))
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Baby Angelo is still only three pounds, four ounces and doctors say he has a lot of obstacles to overcome, but for now the Ruiz family is just glad to have him home.
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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your Friday Ticker.
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First place in the Northeast Division is on the line tonight as the Express plays host to arch rival Hampton Roads.


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Admiral coach John Brophy coached his team in practice earlier this afternoon but must leave the Round House an hour before face off as part of his ECHL suspension for his tirade January 10th.
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Last Friday night, The Admirals played the Express at the Scope without Brophy, but his face was all over the arena as part of a Hampton Roads promotional stunt.
Roanoke has answered. Two thousand buttons were delivered today. Each has a picture of Brophy on it with international "no" symbol. They will be distributed at tonight's game.
The Express is trying to take care of business on the ice. Roanoke is just 1 and 2 against the Admirals at the Round House this year.
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((MIKE PERON/EXPRESS CENTER:)) ((DANIEL BERTHIAUME/STARTS IN GOAL TONIGHT:))
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On other note, Express left winger Mark Cadotte's locker name is gone because he has been cut. Coach Scott Gordon confirmed that report today.
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And with the Winston Cup series off this weekend for Easter, the Busch Grand National division will finally have all its eggs in one basket, so to speak.
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The Busch Series is in Nashville for the Bell South Mobility 320 tomorrow afternoon at one o'clock.
Mark Martin is a two time winner on the circuit this season but he won;t be racing in Nashville tomorrow. That means you should keep an eye on the defending pole winner Casey Atwood.
He is a Nashville native, who has 12 wins at the track in other divisions.
We'll hear from the 18 year old phenom tonight at 6.
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By the way, you can watch that race tomorrow at one right here on Your Hometown Station.
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Coming up at six, a UVa hoopster gets a national honor.
Have a nice weekend everybody. [go to break]

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The biography based on the life of a West Virginia boy turned rocket scientist has hit the top of next week's best sellers list.
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Homer Hickam Junior says his book "October Sky" hit the top slot just today.
In the book Hickam relives his fascination with rocket science and the challenges it presented during his teenage years in Coalwood, West Virginia.
Hickam says he wanted to make sure he portrayed his homestate in a positive light.
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The book's title was originally "Rocket Boys," but it was changed to "October Sky" when it was made into a movie.
Hickam says he is also very proud of the film and the reception it's received from audiences across the country.
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