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Coming up on news 7-
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A new location for a new power line- but will it bring the same OLD complaints. We'll have a live report.
Another school shooting- this one in Georgia wounds six students.
and not even the Grand Canyon can stop Robbie Kneivel. The daredevil stunt coming up in sports.
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News 7 is next.
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[GA-Shooting]


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A high school sophomore who opened fire in school today- may be tried as an adult.
Today's shooting at a Georgia school left six students injured... and a 15-year-old behind bars.
Lee Cowan has more.
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[SUPER=01-Lee Cowan/CBS News; 1:14]
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((THE BOY WHO RODE THE BUS TO SCHOOL, ARMED WITH A RIFLE AND A HANDGUN, LEFT IN TEARS IN THE BACK OF A POLICE CAR. AT 15, HE NOW STANDS CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED ASSAULT AND IF PROSECUTORS HAVE THEIR WAY, HE MAY ALSO BE CHARGED WITH WEAPONS VIOLATIONS AND CRUELTY TO CHILDREN.

(nats)


THE SHOOTINGS BEGAN AS THE LAST DAY OF CLASSES SET TO BEGIN AT HERITAGE HIGH SCHOOL JUST OUTSIDE ATLANTA. THE BOY SCOUT WHO EVERYONE DESCRIBED AS MILD AND QUIET WAS QUIET NO MORE.

(SOT) "he just came in.. like just started shooting."



(SOT) "he turned around and saw me.. point it at my head."


AFTER FIRING OFF SEVERAL SHOTS FROM A 22 CALIBER RIFLE AND WOUNDING SIX FELLOW STUDENTS, THE 15 YEAR OLD MADE A DESPERATE MOVE. HE TURNED THE OTHER GUN ON HIMSELF.

(SOT) "he dropped to his knees.. shoot himself."


HE DIDN'T. AN ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL TALKED HIM OUT OF IT. THE CRISIS HAD COME TO AN END.

(nats)


BUT IT BECAME THE INSTANT AGENDA AT TONIGHT'S SCHOOL BOARD MEETING. FRUSTRATED AND SCARED PARENTS WONDERING WHY SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS AND A FULL TIME DEPUTY COULDN'T PREVENT WHAT HAS HAPPENED IN SO MANY OTHER PLACES SO OFTEN. Don Peccia/Rockdale County School Superintendent: Video "we will.. full extent of the law."
And that may include charging the 15 year old as an adult. Investigators are meeting with the District Attorney to decide just that. Lee Cowan, CBS News, Conyers, Georgia.))


[Clinton-Littleton]


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It was one month ago today that two students opened fire at Colubmine High School- killing 13 students.
Today the President spoke to students and also met privately with family members of the victims.
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[Pinkston]


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

CBS News correspondent Randall Pinkston was in Roanoke today. Despite scrutiny of the media's role in shootings like the ones in Colorado and Georgia, Pinkston says media outlets have a responsibility to cover such events.
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[IN Q=I don't think]

[Please cover parts of bite with video] [2:45:38] ((RANDALL PINKSTON: I DON'T THINK IN GENERAL THAT MEDIA CONTRIBUTES TO THE PROLIFERATION OF THOSE EVENTS. I DO THINK THAT WE HAVE THE RESPONSIBILITY. TO COVER THEM. AND I ALSO KNOW THAT IF WE DON'T COVER THEM THE MINUTE WE START PICKING AND CHOOSING WE LEAVE OURSELVES OPEN TO A CHARGE THAT WE NEVER WANT TO HEAR IN THIS SOCIETY. . .WHICH IS A CHARGE THAT WE'VE CENSORED THE NEWS.))
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[Gun-Control]


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It may be harder to buy a handgun-
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[VO-NAT]
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The Senate voted today for two gun control measures-
In addition to trigger locks, law makers are now calling for mandatory background checks on all sales at shows and pawn shops.
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[SOT 15:12:59]
[IN Q=It's making]

((SEN. FRANK LAUTENBERG/D- NEW JERSEY: IT'S MAKING SURE THAT THOSE YOU BUYS GUNS ARE PEOPLE WITHOUT A RECORD OF DERANGED BEHAVIOR, THAT HAVEN'T BEEN FELONS.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Frank Lautenberg/(D) New Jersey;]
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[OUT Q=BEEN FELONS.]
(++++++++)

[TAKE FULL SCREEN]
The roll call this morning ended up in a tie, 50 50.
Both Democrat Chuck Robb and Republican John Warner supported the measure.
Vice President Gore then broke the tie and got the bill passed.
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[SCC-Study]


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Southwest Virginians are speaking out tonight about a newly-proposed route for a high-voltage power line...
First the latest from Virginia's State Corporation Commission.
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[VO-NAT]


A new S-C-C report addresses the latest proposed alternate route that would run from Wyoming County, West Virginia, to the Jacksons Ferry station in Wythe County.
The route is shorter than AEP's last proposal ... and the report says it could have a less severe impact on the environment.
But it also asks for a full review of the route.
That would include public hearings in five counties.
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[Power-Line]


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Tonight supervisors in Bland and Wythe County held a strategy session.
And hundreds turned out for the joint meeting to mobilize against the powerline.
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Teresa Hamilton is at the Bland County courthouse where the two boards came together earlier this evening.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey [WX1] [11:00pm] [05/20/1999] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [EFFECT TO] [WXPRO/FULL!!!]CURRENT TEMPS WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][L'burg-Sheriff]


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Lynchburg's black community is upset over a remark the city's sheriff made about burning crosses on the lawns of city councilmen.
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Sheriff Lawrence Simpson calls it a poor choice of words and that he was only urging his deputies to lobby hard for a four percent pay raise.
But the controversy comes at a time when Lynchburg already is wrestling with allegations of racism in the school system.
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[SOT 10:15:06]
[IN Q=We're trying to]

((CARL HUTCHERSON/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: WE'RE TRYING TO MOVE FORWARD AND TRY TO BRING OUT A BETTER POSITIVE RACIAL AND COMMUNITY SENSE OF BEING AND SENSE OF PRIDE. I'VE BEEN MEETING WITH PEOPLE JUST TODAY ON THAT VERY ISSUE, TRYING TO BUILD COMMUNITY AND THIS DOESN'T REALY HELP, BUT I THINK WE CAN CERTAINLY MOVE BEYOND IT.))
[SUPER=01-Carl Hutcherson/Lynchburg Council Member]
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[OUT Q=move beyond it.]
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Simpson says he is not a racist, and only apologized if someone took what he said the wrong way.
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[Olivarri]


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Murder charges against an Appomattox County woman accused of killing her husband last fall have been sent on to the grand jury.
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29-year old Sandra Ann Olivarri was in court for a preliminary hearing on the matter today.
Police say Olivarri confessed to the murder, and told them she shot Nick Olivarri twice while he was sharpening a knife in their home last September.
Neither side would discuss a motive for the killing.
Olivarri could be indicted next month.
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[Cabin-Lake]


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A Danville apartment fire that occurred two years ago sparked heated arguments in a hearing today.
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250 people lost their homes in the fire at Cabin Lake apartments, but the cause was undetermined.
Now, 122 of those tenants are seeking 12-million dollars in damages from the owners and management.
Tenants' attorneys say they've received a document that shows owners had been warned of fire hazards in the buildings.
Defense attorneys say those documents were destroyed or never existed.
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Coming up on News 7 - an urgent message for several boys who handled a dead bobcat in aVirginia forest.
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[VO-NAT]


And unlike other local communities - residents of one city don't have a problem saying good bye to a historic post office.
The story, when we return.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((Hey everybody this is Mike Stevens back in the sports office getting ready to jump the Grand Canyon with Robbie Knievel.
We'll also check on UVa and Tech in their respecitve baseball tourneys, head out to the NCAA softbal event in Salem, and tell you why phenom JJ Redick is headed to San Diego in just a few minutes here on the Big 7.))

[Rabies]


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Health officials are looking for as many as five boys exposed to a rabid bobcat in George Washington National Forest...along the Shenandoah River in Page County last Sunday.
The bobcat was killed after it attacked a camper.
The boys took pictures with the bobcat...and one teenage boy stuck his hand in the mouth of the animal.
Contact with an infected animal's saliva in an open wound, or with a (myou-co-sill) mucosal surface such as the inside of the mouth can spread the disease.


[Forest-Land]


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Sixty acres of Highland County woodlands are at the heart of an unusual dispute between one man and the federal government.
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Members of Bill Stuart's family have lived in this area for more than 200 years.
At issue is a piece of property, he believes the Forest Service acquired illegally in the 1930s.
He wants it back, even though courts have ruled that the statute of limitations has expired.
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((BILL STUART/HIGHLAND CO. RESIDENT: IT'S THE HISTORY BEHIND THE LAND. IT WAS THE WAY IT WAS TAKEN. TO ME IT WAS TAKEN ILLEGALLY. AND IT'S A MATTER OF JUSTICE TO SET THE MATTER RIGHT.))
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A Forest Service official sided with Stuart a few years ago, but the agency now maintains it has clear title to the property.
District Ranger David Rhodes says court records and documents support the government's claim that the land was acquired legally.
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[Goode-Labor]


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Labor union members in Danville had a loud message for Congressman Virgil Goode today:
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((NAT SOT: No thanks to your legislative pranks!))
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The workers gathered outside the congressman's Danville office after business hours.
They say they're protesting his recent vote to use a projected 800-billion dollar budget surplus for tax cuts. They want it used for Medicare and Social Security.
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((CAROL SHEERER/AFL-CIO: I INTEND TO RETIRE ONE DAY AND I'M A BABY BOOMER, SO I HOPE IT'S THERE WHEN I RETIRE. I HAVE A PENSION, BUT THERE'S A LOT OF FOLKS OUT THERE THAT DON'T HAVE A PENSION.))
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Congressman Goode said by phone today that the projected surplus comes from taxes on Social Security.
He says he's in favor of saving the programs, but NOT by using Social Security tax revenues.

[Reid]


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A former Bedford County sheriff's deputy will take on incumbent sheriff Mike Brown this November.
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Captain Charles W. Reid currently works for the Blue Ridge Regional Jail system.
Bedford County Democrats nominated Reid to oppose Brown.. he says the sheriff's department needs to work on the quality- not quantity- of arrests.
Reid was one of four candidates Brown defeated to win the office in 1995 when sheriff Carl Wells retired.
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[Radford-PO]


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Several downtown post offices have closed in recent months to be replaced with newer, larger facilities a few miles away.
That's what's happening in Radford.
But, as Stacey Martin explains - the community's overall response has been much different.
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((Jeff Corbin circulated a questionairre shortly after hearing about the changes in store for the downtown post office.

And, he found out many people in the community felt the same way he did.
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[IN Q=The new facility]

((JEFF CORBIN/OWNER, RADFORD CITY FLORIST: THE NEW FACILITY IS OPENING UP GREATER ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY FOR THE WESTERN CORRIDOR THAT WE'VE NEVER HAD BEFORE. SO I DO THINK THERE'S SOME POSITIVE COMING OUT OF IT.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=out of it.]


Radford's old downtown post office is the third in Southwest Virginia in recent months, that postal officials have closed to make way for a more modern branch.
However, they say the changes aren't part of any organized effort.
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[IN Q=There's no great overall plan]

((ELLEN KEEFER/U.S. POSTAL SERVICE: THERE'S NO GREAT OVERALL PLAN TO MAKE THESE THINGS HAPPEN. IT'S JUST THAT AS THE COMMUNITIES GROW THE SERVICES THE SERVICES THEY NEED NEED TO CONTINUE TO GROW AS WELL.)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=grow as well.]


Keefer says the downtown post office should close later this summer when the new one, now under construction, opens up.
However, residents used to a downtown facility will still be able to find service at a small, contract station postal officials hope to open by August.
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[IN Q=We plan to open]

((ELLEN KEEFER/U.S. POSTAL SERVICE: WE PLAN TO OPEN THE CONTRACT POSTAL UNIT WITHIN TWO BLOCKS FROM WHERE WE ARE NOW. SO, WE HOPE THAT WILL INCONVENIENCE AS FEW PEOPLE AS POSSIBLE.)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=few people as possible.]


The new Radford post office will be equipped with more automated machines for faster processing, and an in-house postal store.
Stacey Martin, News 7, Radford.))
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Someone's getting rich off of vitamin-rich foods...
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[VO-NAT]


And it's illegal.
When News 7 at 11 returns, the crackdown on two companies that have admitted to price-fixing...
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[lotto]
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NIGHT DRAWING=

Pick 3:
4-3-2

(four, three, two)


Pick 4:
2-8-4-2

(two, eight, four, two)


Cash 5:
11-16-20-26-31

(eleven, sixteen, twenty, twenty-six, thirty-one)




[Vitamins]


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Vitamins are a daily routine for many Americans- but you may have been paying too much for vitamins- and for cereal and milk fortified with vitamins.
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Two companies F-Hoffman Laroche and B-A-S-F admitted they fixed prices and agreed to pay a record 725-million dollar fine.
The vitamins are used as nutritional supplements to enrich human food and animal feeds.
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[IN Q=These companies]

((JOEL KLEIN/ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL: THESE COMPANIES HURT THE POCKETBOOK OF VIRTUALLY EVERY AMERICAN ANYONE WHO TOOK A VITAMIN, TOOK A GLASS OF MILK OR WHO HAD A BOWL OF CEREAL.))
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Prosecutors say the vitamin cartel decided on prices and divvied up sales volume and customers-
No word on whether today's fines will mean lower prices.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Avondale, PA; :00]


Jack Nicklaus was back in the swing of things yesterday in Avondale, Pennsylvania.
After having hip replacement surgery just four months ago Nicklaus returns to the senior tour this week for the Bell Atlantic Classic.
He hopes to come back fulltime next year and play all of the majors.
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((BYE BYE))


[S-Robbie]


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Grand Canyon West, AZ/Fox; :00]


Robbie Knievel set out to do something his Dad, Evil, was never able to do - jump the canyon on his cycle.
Despite a wicked cross wind, Knievel, successfully cleared the 200 foot wide hole in the canyon rim.
He actually jumped too far, and hit so far down on his landing ramp that he lost control in the cactus and rolled his bike into a hay bale barrier.
The jump was estimated at 228 feet, which would be a new world record.
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((BYE BYE))

[S-Indy]


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The controversy at the Indianapolis Motro Speedway has appearently been resolved tonight. Sports Illustrated Motor sorts writer Ed Hinton was denied credentials to
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN; :00]


cover this month's race, because Indy owner Tony George objected to SI's coverage of the IRL deaths in Charlotte.


Many media outlets threatended to boycott the Indy 500 if Hinton wasn't given accessto the track. Tonight George gave in, reluctantly.
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[S-Tech]


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The Virginia Tech baseball team opened the A-10 tournament last night by beating Temple 4-to-3. Pat Pinkman went the distance and got the win.
Earlier in the day, the Hokies put Barry Gauch and Matt Griswold on the first team all-conference team.
Tech pitcher Jason Bush was named rookie of the year in the A-10, and Larry Bowles earned a rare double making second team all-conference as both a pitcher and a first baseman.
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By the way - Bowles extended his hitting streak to 23 games yesterday. Giles product Chris Hutchinson keyed the win with a two run homer.
Tech plays this afternoon at 4.

[S-UVa]


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UVa's performance at the ACC tournament in Durham, North Carolina wasn't nearly as productive.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Durham, NC/Wolfpack vs. Cavaliers; :00]


Wednesday the Cavs lost to Wake Forest by one run, yesterday they had to comeback and beat N.C. State to stay alive in the loser's bracket.
But it was not to be as the Wolfpack's Matt Postell goes yard with a two
[super=34-N.C. State/9/Virginia/6;]

run homer in the first inning. He had 5 rbis as N.C. State wins it 9-to-6 to knock the Cavs out of the tourney.
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[S-Softball]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The two-time division two NCAA softball champs from California of Pennsylvania were beaten today as this year's tourney opened in Salem.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Vulcans vs Lopers; :]


The Lopers of Nebraska Kearney were anxious to take a shot at the highly regarded Vulcans.
Kearney threatened to score in the first. With a runner on second California left fielder Meggan Wilton makes this diving catch to end the inning stranding a runner on second base.
The Lopers would get on the board in the second, as designated player Terrisa Eckmann sends this pitch over the wall for a two run homer and Kearney would take the two to nothing lead.
[SUPER=34-Nebraska/4/California, PA/0;]


Kearney pitcher Amanda Kelly would get in the groove she struck out the side in the third and Nebraska upsets Cal-PA 4-to-nothing.
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[talent=mike]
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Humboldt State ____ and ___ also won today. The tourney continues tomorrow.

[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Still to come tonight, the top freshman hoopster in the area is heading west.
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[VO-NAT]


And the Roanoke Express' new GM arrives in town looking tighten up the purse strings.
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[S-NBA]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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The NBA playoffs ended too soon for the Orlando Magic, but its unlikley that the team would have ever made the postseason this year without
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Orlando, FL; :00]


Darrell Armstrong. Yesterday he was named the league's most improved player after averaging 14 points, 7 assists and 2 steals a game.
He becomes the first person to win both the most improved and sixth man wards in the same year.
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[S-Cave]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=sma]
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Cave Spring freshman J.J. Redick is starting to get some national attention.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]


Redick has been selected as one of the one hundred top rising sophomores in the country. He been invited to the Nike High Five basketball camp in San Diego which runs from June 19 through the 22nd.
As a freshman, J.J. averaged 18 points a game and shot 50 percent from three point land. His expectations for the camp are simple.
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The Roanoke Express welcomed its new general manager to town today at a newsconference
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at the Roanoke Civic Center.
Tommy Benizio, a Radford University graduate, who once served as the team's marketing director returns to the valley. His first priority is making the team sound financially, his last concern is messing with head coach Scott Gordon.


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Sean O'Connell will also remain with the team as an assistant General Manager.
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