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Coming up-
A Yugoslavian Soldier is captured- the latest Prisoner of War.
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[VO-NAT]


A local man recalls a chance encounter- when he showed Joe D'Maggio around town.
Plus it's spring break time. We'll show you what students are up to- it may suprise you.
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And Wayne Gretzy calls it quits.
News 7 is next.
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[Dr.-Evil]


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On the internet he's known as Dr. Evil.
Today an undercover sting on the net lured him right into the custody of local police.
47-year-old Raymond Canupp is being held at Bedford Regional Jail tonight without bond.
He is the third "traveling" sexual predator nabbed by Bedford County authorities in as many months.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


They say he will travel any distance to have sex with a child.
Today Canupp drove from Charlotte, North Carolina to meet who he thought was a 13-year-old girl.
But what Dr. Evil found out is that the girl was really an undercover police officer.
This arrest is one of many that's keeping some pedophiles out of area.
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[SOT tc 10:36:11]
[IN Q=During these investigations;]
[SUPER=01-Mike Brown/Bedford Co. Sheriff]
(MIKE BROWN/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF:DURING THESE INVESTIGATION WHERE OUR UNDERCOVER OFFICERS ARE ON THE INTERNET AND ARE CH

ATTING WITH POTENTIAL PEDOPHILES OR CHILD PORNOGRAPHERS, DISTRIBUTORS OF CHILD PORNOGRAHPY AND MANUFACTURERES, AS SOON AS THEY GET ANY IDEA OF THE PERSON THAT THEY ARE TALKING TO ARE IN THE BEDFORD, LYNCHBURG, OR ROANOKE AREA, USED TO JUST BE BEDFORD AREA, AND WE'D SAY BEDFORD, NOW ITS BEDFORD, LYNCHBURG, AND ROANOKE AREA THEY GET OFF.)
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[OUT Q=they get off.]
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Among other things, Canupp is charged with soliciting a minor to commit crimes against nature.

[VMI]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-2 1:47:38]
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A federal judge says the Virginia Military Institute has done a good job bringing women into the corps of cadets, but another two years of government oversight may be necessary.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville]


Judge Jackson Kiser made his comments following a court hearing in Danville today.
The Department of Justice says V-M-I needs to release more information about how the assimilation process is going and what steps are being taken to correct problems.
But V-M-I attorneys say the government is trying to micro-manage the school.
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[SOT 3:55:08]
[IN Q=We are encouraged]

((WILLIAM HURD/VMI LEAD COUNSEL: WE ARE ENCOURAGED THAT THE COURT RECOGNIZED THE INAPPROPRIATE ATTEMPT TODAY TO MICRO-MANAGE V-M-I. WE ARE ENCOURAGED BY THE COURT'S RECOGNITION OF GENERAL BUNTING AT V-M-. AS TO WHAT THE COURT MAY EVENTUALLY DECIDE, WE WON'T PREDICT.)) ((MICHAEL MAURER/JUSTICE DEPARTMENT ATTORNEY: AGAIN, WE SAID THAT IT WAS PREMATURE TO DISMISS THE CASE AND IF THE JUDGE IS GOING TO CONTINUE SUPERVISION THEN WE'D BE PLEASED WITH THAT. BUT WE'LL HAVE TO WAIT AND SEE WHAT THE ORDER SAYS.))

[SUPER=01-William Hurd/VMI Lead Counsel; :00]
[SUPER=01-Michael Maurer/Justice Dept. Attorney; :19]
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[OUT Q=the order says.]
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[VO-NAT]


Judge Kiser indicated today he may re-instate the original sexual discrimination lawsuit that forced V-M-I to go co-ed.
Kiser would like the government to keep tabs on the school at least until the first class of female cadets graduates in another two years.
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[Casteen]


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The University of Virginia won't say for sure if it is -- or isn't -- using racial preferences.
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[VO-NAT]
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But University of Virginia President John Casteen says Virginia has a "moral obligation" to give preference in admissions to minority students.
That's because of a history of racial discrimination.
The declaration puts him in opposition to Virginia's current policy.
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[SOT 02:20]
[IN Q=The question ]

((JOHN CASTEEN/UNIV. OF VIRGINIA PRESIDENT: THE QUESTION THAT NEEDS TO BE ADDRESSED IS THIS: WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS ACROSS GENERATIONS, WHEN CHILDREN GROW UP IN A CLIMATE IN WHICH IT'S A MATTER OF PUBLIC RECORD THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE GOVERNOR WOULD RATHER CLOSE SCHOOLS AND DENY EDUCATION THAN HAVE THOSE CHILDREN'S PARENTS OR GRANDPARENTS STUDY IN SCHOOLS WITH WHITE CHILDREN?))
[sot 06:31]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: THE KEY IS NOT TO LOOK BACK. THE KEY IS TO LOOK AHEAD. AND MY POLICIES ARE TO BE INCLUSIVE, TO BE REACHING OUT. BUT NOT TO SUPPORT QUOTAS OR RACIAL PREFERENCES. I THINK RACIAL PREFERENCES ARE WRONG, AND PROBABLY DUBIOUS UNDER THE LAW.))
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[OUT Q=under the law.]
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[VO-NAT]


Casteen's critics say he admitted to using racial preferences in his State of the University speech.
Governor Gilmore says he's sure U-V-A will stop using racial preferences if it has been doing so.
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[81-Accident]


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Traffic was backed-up for several miles this afternoon following a traffic accident in Rockbridge County.
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It happened around three o'clock along I-81 on the bridge over the James River.
A witness said heavy winds were pushing this van and camper from side-to-side just before they jacknifed.
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[SOT14.06.25 - 14.06.32]
[IN Q=I could see]

((LORIN CROSBY/WITNESS:I COULD SEE EVERYTHING GOING BACK AND FORTH. THEY WEREN'T PASSING ANYBODY, NOBODY WAS PASSING THEM AND NEXT THING YOU KNOW THEY CAUGHT A BUNCH OF THIS DUST AND STUFF ON THE SHOULDER AND IT WAS ALL OVER WITH.))
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[OUT Q=all over with.]
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[VO-NAT]


No one was seriously injured in the accident.
However, traffic remained backed-up for almost three miles before police were able to re-open the southbound lanes.


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[Kosovo]


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[WRITER=jja]
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The U-S now has a Yugoslavian Prisoner of War-
A Yugoslav Army officer captured by Ethnic Albanian Rebels has been turned over to U-S authorities.
The Pentagon says the officer is in good condition.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Belgrade, Yugoslavia]


As the assault on the Serbian military continues, there is new evidence of mass killings and graves inside Kosovo.
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[SOT 14:51:56]
[IN Q=This new]

((JAMES RUBIN/STATE DEPT. SPOKESMAN: THIS NEW INFORMATION ABOUT MASS KILINGS IN KOSOVO IS ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF THE FACT THAT PRESIDENT MILOSOVIC' POLICIES ARE AIMED TOWARD KILLING CIVILIANS.))
[SUPER=01-James Rubin/State Dept. Spokesman;]
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[OUT Q=killing civilians.]
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[VO-NAT]


There is word that the U-S will call on thousands more reservists to fight the war.
Perhaps as many as 30 thosuand more could be called to duty.
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[Fl-Fires]


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High winds, a record heat wave and drought - spelled brush fires in Florida.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Port St. Lucie, FL]


Blazes destroyed or damaged at least 43 houses and damaged at least 33 others.
Port St. Lucie was hit especially hard.
Firefighters estimate there have been at least half a dozen major brush fires in Florida already this year.
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[SOT20:27:43]
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((YOU REALLY ALMOST NEED A FIRETRUCK ON EVERY BLOCK.))
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[OUT Q=on every block.]
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[VO-NAT]


This year the wild fire season started a month early.
The governor delcared a state of emergency.
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[Wind]


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bladen Co., NC]


Wind and possible tornadoes were the problem in Eastern North Carolina.
One person is dead and structural damage is obvious.
Mobile homes were tossed about- some torn apart and several trees were downed.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey

[DiMaggio]


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[TAPE#=99-11 27:43]
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Thousands of baseball fans will head to Yankee Stadium later this month to honor Joe Dimaggio-- a legendary athlete few have ever met face-to-face.
But, that's not the case with Lexington resident Doug Chase-- who spent some time with DiMaggio following a chance encounter in the late '80s.
Stacey Martin has more.
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[IN Q=After 11 years]
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[OUT Q=SM, News 7.]

((After 11 years Doug Chase has finally let the public in on a closely held memory--the day he says he was "kidnapped" by Joe DiMaggio.
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[IN Q=He said do you]

((DOUG CHASE/COLUMNIST: HE SAID DO YOU HAVE A CAR AND I SAID YEAH AND HE SAID WHERE IS IT AND I SAID IT'S OVER THERE AND HE SAID WELL LET'S GET OUT OF HERE.)) [RUNS05]
[OUT Q=get out of here.]


The Yankee Clipper was in town to attend a dedication of VMI's new baseball field.
And, Chase just happened to be at the right place at the right time following a press conference.
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[IN Q=Everybody else left]

((DOUG CHASE/COLUMNIST: EVERYBODY ELSE LEFT AND I JUST KIND OF HUNG AROUND AND WENT DOWN STAIRS OF THE BUILDING OVER AT VMI AND NEXT THING I KNOW HE WALKS INTO THE ROOM AND SAYS HI I'M JOE DIMAGGIO AND I WAS THINKING TO MYSELF I COULD PROBABLY GUESS THAT.)) [RUNS15]
[OUT Q=probably guess that.]


The excursion lasted for about 45 minutes.
Chase showed DiMaggio the Rockbridge County countryside and described meeting a man who seemed lonely, and at times sad.
DiMaggio talked about his days as a ball player, living with fame and his legendary 56 consecutive -game hitting streak.
Though the hall-of-famer's style and success are hard to match he left some words of encouragement for young athletes.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I want you ball]

((JOE DIMAGGIO: I WANT YOU BALL PLAYERS TO KNOW THAT THIS IS A GAME NOW GO ON OUT AND PLAY AND I WANT TO WISH YOU LUCK IF YOU HAVE FUTURE BASEBALL AMBITIONS, I HOPE YOU MAKE THEM.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=I hope you make them.]


Baseball players and fans will once again honor the legendary athlete April 25th at Yankee Stadium.
Stacey Martin, News 7.))

[Tease1]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Still to come - a former Danville police officer is off the force - he faces charges involving a minor.
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[VO-NAT]


And it's a find that dates back to at least the previous millenium.
What scientists found in a South American cave, later on News 7.
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[Sports-Preview]


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[IN Q="O-K sports...]
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[OUT Q=....in sports."]

((O-K sports fans are you ready for this....The Roanoke Express opened the second round of the E-C-H-L playoffs tonight at the Roundhouse...Wayne Gretzky will play his last pro hockey game this Sunday...A rookie will start on the Pole in Martinsville for the Goody's Body Pain 500...And the local drivers have some work to do in tomorrow's NAPA 250.
All that and more coming up in sports.))
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[Danville-Police]


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A former police officer from Danville faces charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
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[VO-NAT]


Dewey Hancock left the force last month. Police won't say what led to the morals charge, except that the incident happened in December.
[SUPER=03-Danville/1997]


Two years ago, Hancock shot and killed a shoplifting suspect during a struggle.
An investigation cleared him of any wrongdoing.
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[Bush-Gilmore]


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[WRITER=equ]
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Their philosophies are so similar they even use the same phrases to describe them.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


So it was NOT a huge surprise today when Governor Jim Gilmore endorsed Texas Governor George W. Bush for the presidency.
Gilmore particularly praised Bush's politics of inclusion.
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[IN Q=One can't]

((GOV. GEORGE W. BUSH/R-TEXAS: ONE CAN'T LEAD TOWARD A COMMON OBJECTIVE BY PUTTING PEOPLE INTO CAMPS. DIVISION REALLY IS A POLITICS THAT HAS GOT A DEAD END ROAD TO IT AS FAR AS I'M CONCERNED. WHAT AMERICA NEEDS AND WHAT THE REPUBLICANS NEED IS TO NOMINATE SOMEBODY WHO'S A UNITER.))
[SOT 10:20:59]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: WELL THAT'S WHAT GOVERNOR BUSH HAS DONE. AND BELIEVE ME, THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT TO ME, IN TERMS OF THE DECISION-MAKING PROCESS I'VE GONE THROUGH. HE HAS NOT JUST SPOKEN OUT FOR INCLUSION. HE HAS DONE IT. AND THAT'S WHAT I'M VERY PROUD OF. I THINK THAT HE DEMONSTRATES A CAPACITY TO BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER IN THIS COUNTRY.))
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[OUT Q=this country.]
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[VO-NAT]


When asked why Gilmore preferred Bush to the only female candidate, Elizabeth Dole, Gilmore said Bush has proven his ability to lead.
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[Parking-Meter]


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Time ran out on Roanoke's parking meters today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The last of 140-meters was removed from city streets.
Drivers weren't sure how to react.
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((MAN: DOES IT MEAN PEOPLE JUST CAN'T USE A COUPLE OF QUARTERS AND PARK? Scott Goldberg: It means they don't have to pay to park on the street. MAN: OH! WELL THAT'S GOOD! YEAH!! ////// 1:36:26 Scott Goldberg: Do you even notice parking meters around here? WOMAN: TO TELL YOU THE TRUTH, NO. ARE THEY THERE?))
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[VO-NAT]


The city councilman who led the charge to get rid of the meters said they no longer made any money for the city.
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[SOT 1:47:45]
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((ALVIN HUDSON: IT WAS COSTING US PROBABLY MORE TO MAINTAIN THEM THAN WE WERE GETTING OUT OF THEM. AT ONE TIME THEY WERE A GOOD REVENUE SOURCE. BUT NOT ANYMORE.))
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[OUT Q=ANYMORE]
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[VO-NAT]


The city will replace meters with posted parking time limits.
The old meters will be put up for bids at an auction next weekend.
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[Tease2]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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Still ahead on the newscast- it's that time of year again- Spring Break time-
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[VO-NAT]


But some college students are spending their week off a little differently. We'll have the story.
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[Mummy]


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As we prepare to head into the new Millenium- a discovery is made dating back almost two thousand years.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Antofagasta, Argentina]

[21:01:47]
The remains of one of the oldest babies in the world was discovered today in Argentina.
Scientists unexpectedly found a mummy of a 4-month old when they were X-raying a bundle of leather and straw.


It's thought that the mummy is between 15-hundred and 2-thousand years old.
The mummy is now being taken to the University of Georgia for more testing.
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[Spring-Break]


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[WRITER=jja]
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Spring Break brings to mind one big party for most people- but tonight Wyatt Andrews shows something different for college students.
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[IN Q=It's sun, it's sand]
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[OUT Q=more memorable spring Break.]

(( IT S SUN, IT S SAND. IT S THOUSANDS OF COLLEGE KIDS LOOSE AT THE BEACH. Nats--music blaring on beach BUT NOW IMAGINE SPRING BREAK, NOT WITH A
PICKUP, Nat sot tom petty music/guys painting mural 031020 BUT WITH A
PAINT BRUSH... nat sot hammer whack


WHERE WHAT THEY ARE POUNDING AREN T BEERS, BUT NAILS. Nats--Mica and derek AT THIS HOMELESS SHELTER, ANTHONY HOUSE, IN ZELLWOOD FLORIDA, STUDENTS FROM VERMONT ARE REPAINTING THE STORAGE SHED, STUDENTS FROM ILLINOIS ARE REBUILDING THE PLAYGROUND. Nats--playground THERE IS SAND AND A SUNBURN HERE TOO, BUT THIS IS PART OF AN EIGHT YEAR OLD NATIONAL MOVEMENT CALLED ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK.
ILLINOIS SOCIOLOGY MAJOR KRISTIN ACUFF, READ ABOUT THE HOMELESS, BUT SHE SAYS LIVING WITH THEM IS AN EDUCATION.
Sot Kristin: It means nothing when you read about it, it s something you really have to see.//I mean these are real people..//It s somebody s mother, it s somebody s sister...
BY THE END OF THE WEEK, THEY D DONE THEIR OWN EXOTIC DANCING..
Quick nat Mica with kid and hula hoop: now all you have to do is shake your hips!
THEY D SPENT HOURS IN THE SAND... THE LUCKY ONES EVEN PICKED UP SOME BABES. AND THEY WILL TELL YOU, EVERY ONE OF THEM, THEY HAD THE MORE MEMORABLE SPRING BREAK. ))
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Wayne Gretrzky retires and rookie Tony Stewart captures the pole position for the Goody's Body Pain 500 at the Martinsville Speedway.
But first our Extra Point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Martinsville; :]


The cars were not the only things going fast today in Martinsville. Crew members from the truck series teams took part in a contest to see who could eat 4 Martinsville Speedway hot dogs the quickest.
Defending champ Carson Ford was upset by Dave Quay who downed down 4 dogs in 1 minute and 8 seconds.
And here are tonight's scores.
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[S-Express]


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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-32 (1:13:21)]
[GRAPHIC=Express/Icebreakers]


The Roanoke Express goes 1 up on Chesapeake in the second round of the East Coast Hockey League playoffs last night at the Roundhouse.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Express vs Icebreakers; :]


Mike Peron is ready for war wearing a protective shield over his face after taking a puck in the face on Thursday.

The Express had many chances but most were turned away by Goalie Kirk Daubenspeck who robs Tim Christian with the pads.
But Roanoke was too much as Calvin Elfring gets the pass at the point and fires the shot into the net to make it 1 to nothing Express in the first.
[SUPER=37-Roanoke/2/Chesapeake/1/;]


The Express would extend its lead when Peron gets loose on the break and scores his third goal of the playoffs and Roanoke goes on to win it 2 to 1.
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[TALENT=ROY]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD LOGO]


Game 2 is tonight at the Roundhouse.


[S-Gretzky]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-26 (1:45:28)]
[GRAPHIC=Wayne Gretzky]


Wayne Gretzky will play his final pro hockey game on Sunday.
Gretzky is hanging up his Skates after 20 seasons in the league.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ottawa; :]


Gretzky played his final game in Canada Thursday night as the Rangers and Ottawa skated to a 2 to 2 tie.
A crowd of more than 18 thousand gave him a standing ovation after the game. And yesterday in New York Gretzky said good bye to professional hockey.
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[IN Q="It's a gut...]
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[OUT Q=....game of hockey."]
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[VO NAT]
[SUPER=04-NHL; :]


Gretzky played in the N-H-L for 20 seasons. He leaves as the most prolific scorer in league history with a league record 1-thousand 486 games on his resume.
Gretzky scored a league record 28-hundred 56 points in his career.
He won league M-V-P honors 9 times.
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((TONY STEWART CAPTURES THE POLL AT MARTINSVILLE. MORE LATER ON MORNIN'.))


[S-Cubs]


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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-38 (36:07)]
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Chicago spoiled the last home opener for Milwaukee in County Stadium.
Sammy Sosa went 4 for 4 and hit his second homer as the Cubs beat the Brewers 9 to 4.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Milwaukee, WI/WGN; :]


Milwaukee Braves Hall of Famer Warren Spahn threw out the first pitch.
The Cubs led 5 to nothing through three then Sosa sends this shot deep over the left field wall for a solo homer and the score was 6 to nothing Cubs.
[SUPER=35-Chicago/9/Milwaukee/4/;]


Milwaukee turned a triple play in the seventh. Jeff Cirillo fields it at third stepped on the bag and threw to second baseman Fernando Vina who makes the throw to first baseman Shawn Berry beating Benito Santiago by 2 steps but Chicago wins it 9 to 4.
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[S-UVA]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-40 (40:39)]
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The Virginia Cavaliers spring game is scheduled tomorrow at 1-Thirty.
Virginia used the spring to work with some of the younger players for that added depth needed during the season.
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[IN Q="I think...]
[SUPER=01-Thomas Jones/Virginia Running Back; :]
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[OUT Q=...best we can."]
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Because of construction at Scott Stadium the game will be held at Albermarle High School.


[S-Tech]


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In Blacksburg, Virginia Tech will hold its annual Maroon-White football game tomorrow afternoon.
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Frank Beamer will turn the coaching duties over to his assistants for the final game of the spring.
Highly touted redshirt freshman quarterback Michael Vick will lead the first team offense. Vick emerged from spring practice as the Hokies number one quarterback. He will lead the Maroon team and Dave Meyer and Grant Noel will handle the white squad.
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Game time is 2 oclock at Lane Stadium/Worsham field.



[Sports Tease]


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And coming up, The activities began at Martinsville today as the track prepares for a big weekend of racing.
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And Mike Stevens was there as the Trucks and Winston Cup cars qualified for this weekends racing.
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[S-Trucks]


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A busy day at the Martinsville Speedway.
Mike Stevens has the details of qualifying rounds for the Trucks and Winston Cup Cars.
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[IN Q="First audio....]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/NAPA 250 Qualifying; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jimmy Hensley/Qualified 9-th; :17]
[SUPER=01-Stacy Compton/Qualified 16-th; :33]
[SUPER=@Mike1; :42]
[SUPER=04-Goody's 500 Qualifying; :56]
[SUPER=01-Tony Stewart/Goody's 500 Pole Winner/95.275; 1:21]
[SUPER=01-Mark Martin/Qualified Second; 1:35]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Burton/Qualified Third; 1:48]
[RUNS=2:00]
[OUT Q=...top 25."]
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[WIPE TO QUALIFYING BOARDS]
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[SUPER=0107-1. Tony Stewart/92.275/2. Mark Martin//3. Jeff Burton//4. Jerry Nadeau//5. Rusty Wallace//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-6. Ken Schrader//7. Ernie Irvin//8. Bobby Labonte//9. Jeff Gordon//10. Kyle Petty//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-11. Rich Bickle//12. Rick Mast//13. Jimmy Spencer//14. Brett Bodine//15. Ricky Rudd//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-16. Robert Pressley//17. Sterling Marlin//18. Ward Burton//19. Ted Musgrave//20. Darrell Waltrip//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-21. John Andretti//22. Mike Skinner//23. Steve Park//24. Bobby Hamilton//25. Bill Elliott//;]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=...last driver."]
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((AND JOIN MIKE STEVENS TONIGHT AT 7 ON YOUR HOMETOWN STATION FOR A HALF HOUR PREVIEW OF THE GOODY'S 500.
AND THAT'S IT FOR SPORTS. HAVE A GREAT DAY EVERYBODY.))

[Adelines]


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Trade in the hats and red stripes for high heels and sequins.
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[IN Q=NAT SOUND]

[02:00:38] ((music))
[SUPER=07-Showbiz!]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=pop-u-lar-i-ty]
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The Roanoke Civic Center is hosting the Sweet Adelines barber shop quartet competition this weekend. There are no prizes at this competition. The winners move on to the international contest where they can win crowns and become the Queens' of Harmony.
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