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[WRITER=eea]
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Up next on News 7 at 11...
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A difficult graduation ceremony for seniors at Columbine High School.
Victim's of the lastest school shooting in Georgia are still trying to come to terms with what happened.
And Mary Baldwin's VWIL program proves it can go the distance.
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[ANCHOR=Eric]
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News 7 is next. [Open]
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[Wythe-Deaths]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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Two people have died following a suspected murder suicide tonight in Wythe County.
Authorities responded to a call about a person shot in a car at the corner of Route 100 and Route 618 around 7:45 this evening.
They also responded to a home in the Lone Ash community about two to four miles away and found another victim of a shooting.
Both people died from their wounds.
Police are witholding their names until they notify their families.

[Columbine-Graduation]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=NET]
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It was a day of mixed emotions for Columbine High School students today, as more than 400 recieved their diplomas.


The class valedictorian was among those killed in last month's shooting.
Manual Gallegus has more.
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[IN Q=Draped in silver]
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[SUPER=01-Jennifer Wallick/Student; :34]
[SUPER=01-Frank DeAngelis/Principal; :49]
[SUPER=01-Joshua Hervert/Graduate; 1:16]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/Reporting; 1:28]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, Englewood, CO;]

((DRAPED IN SILVER AND BLUE, THE 437 GRADUATING SENIORS OF COLUMBINE HIGH SCHOOL CHEERED WILDY AS THEY WERE PRONOUNCED GRADUATES. IT HAS NOT BEEN EASY FOR THEM.
THE BITTERSWEET CEREMONY WAS MARKED BY REMINDERS OF THE UNIQUE TRAGEDY EXPERIENCED BY THE CLASS OF '99.
THERE WAS SPECIAL APPLAUSE AS TWO WOUNDED STUDENTS WERE GIVEN THEIR DIPLOMAS.
AND A STANDING OVATION AS THE FAMILY OF LAUREN TOWNSEND ACCEPTED HER DIPLOMA. TOWNSEND, WHO WAS KILLED, WOULD HAVE BEEN CLASS VALEDICTORIAN. THE FAMILY OF MURDERED SENIOR ISAIAH SHOELS, DID NOT ATTEND.

-SOT-JENNIFER WALLICK/STUDENT -( she talks about dead students - about

isaiah)

-SOT-Frank DeAngelis/Columbine High School Principal: each of us will

carry the spirit of isaeh shoels , lauren townsend into thefuture. Moment of silence.
THE CEREMONY CLOSED ON WHAT'S BECOME THE HONORARY CLASS SONG WRITTEN BY TWO BROTHERS TO REMEMBER THE VICTIMS.

-SOT-KIDS SING

blaring guns, fascist ones_ columbine friend of mine, peace will come to you in time.
AS THE TEENS FILED OUT AFTERWARDS, GRADUATE JOSHUA HERVERT SUMMED-UP THE FEELING OF THE STUDENTS_

-SOT-JOSHUA HEVERT, GRADUATING SENIOR

"It's been a tough year. It feels good to get it all behind us. And now we can move on. Do well with our lives and we just got to remember to keep our friend's memories with us all the time, and go from there". ;13

-STAND-UP- MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS ENGLEWOOD COLORADO.))


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[ANCHOR=Eric]
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It was also a difficult day for students at Heritage High School in Conyers , Georgia, the site of the latest school shooting.
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Today many students returned to the building to pick up the belongings they abandoned in the halls and classrooms when they evacuated Thursday.
Six people were injured.
Cania Cullins was shot in the knee... she says she forgives suspected gunman 15 year old Thomas Solomon Jr.
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((CANIA CULLINS/VICTIM; AND WE WERE LIKE CRAWLING, TRYING TO GET OUT OF THE WAY AND EVERYBODY WAS RUNNING EVERYWHERE AS I WAS CRAWLING, I FELT SOMETHING HIT ME IN MY KNEE, AND I KNEW I HAD BEEN SHOT, BUT I THINK I WAS MORE IN SHOCK THAT I HAD BEEN SHOT THAN ANYTHING ELSE.))
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[OUT Q=than anything else.]
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Other students said they were dissappointed the shooting took away their last days as seniors.
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[VWIL]


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[WRITER=jsu]
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Eight cadets were commissioned into the military today from Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership at Mary Baldwin College..
Joy Sutton was there and has the details.
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((It was just four year ago that Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership was inaugurated at Mary Baldwin College...as the state's alternative to co-education at Virginia Military Institute.
But when V-M-I was forced by the U.S Supreme Court to allow women to attend...the necessity for VWIL was questioned.
The first eight cadets to graduate from VWIL were commissioned into the military as 2nd lieutenants this weekend.
And the former cadets say the education they received was one of a kind.
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[IN Q=In the VWIL program]

((SHERRI SHARPE/VWIL GRADUATE: IN THE VWIL PROGRAM BECAUSE WE'RE SO SMALL AND BECAUSE WE'RE ALL FEMALE... I HAVE A LOT OF OPPORTUNITY TO BE IN LEADERSHIP POSITIONS.)) [RUNS5]
[OUT Q=leadership positions.]
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[IN Q=It goes past]

((TRIMBLE BAILEY/VWIL GRADUATE: IT GOES PAST JUST A CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT AND INTO AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE YOUR ACTUALLY WORKING AND INTERACTING WITH PEOPLE.)) [RUNS5]
[OUT Q=interaction with people.]


And the VWIL cadets did have the opportunity to get some of the same training as their V-M-I counterparts during ROTC training.
2nd Lieutenant Greg McDearmon just graduated fromV-M-I and attended the commissioning ceremony...he says he prefers single-sex education.
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[IN Q=Looking back]

((GREG MC DEARMON/2ND LIEUTENANT: LOOKING BACK IN MY YEARS AT VMI WHEN IT WAS SINGLE EDUCATION...I THINK THERE WAS A STRONGER SENSE COMRADERY OFTEN TIMES WHEN THERE WAS SINGLE SEX EDUCATION..A LITTLE BIT LESS DISTRACTIONS.)) [RUNS8]
[OUT Q=less distractions.]


The number of women enrolling at VWIL has steadily increased each year...giving young women the option of single-sex education.
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((JOY SUTTON:VWIL IS FOCUSED ON LEADERSHIP AND NOW THE EIGHT, 2ND LIEUTENANTS WILL BE LEADERS IN A PROFESSION DEVOTED TO PROTECTING THE CONSTITUTION.. JOY SUTTON, NEWS-7, STAUNTON.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=News-7, Staunton.]))


[Roanoke-Fire]


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A Roanoke home was destroyed by fire today.
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It happened at a home along Flick Drive earlier this afternoon.
It took firefighters about 20 minutes to get the fire under control.
No one was injured.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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[Log-Cabin]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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A 19th century log cabin was torn down today in Roanoke.
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The Howbert (HOW-bert) House was demolished despite attempts by local businessmen, city officials and historians to try and save it.
The House has been around for 200 years and currently sits at the corner of Peter's Creek Road and Salem Turnpike.


The problem was finding a buyer to purchase the cabin plus nine acres for a quarter million dollars.
But, a contract now pending on the land required that the old cabin first be removed before the deal could proceed.

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[Jesus-March]


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[WRITER=sta]
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About one-hundred people gathered in Roanoke today for the "March for Jesus."
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The event started at 11 this morning along Day Avenue in downtown and ended near Martin Avenue.
Marchers sang songs in honor of the Lord.
The first March for Jesus was held in the Pacific Islands several years ago.
It has since become an annual event that's held on this day in several cities around the world.
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[Sudan-Followup]


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Africa's slave trade is a growing industry.
And, some people have tried to put an end to it by buying the freedom of individual slaves.
But, according to a local scholar that often just makes the traders wealthier.
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[Sudan package;99-16; 16:11]
American school children have been touched by the plight of African children kidnapped or sold into slavery- -in the Sudan.
For example, pupils at Troutville Elementary School raised 210 dollars to buy African slaves their freedom.
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Professor Joshua Rubongoya (RU-BIN-GOY-A) says as well-intentioned as the effort may be... it could be fueling the problem.
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[17:48:14] ((PROF. JOSHUA RUBONGOYA: I THINK THESE ARE EFFORTS THAT ARE VERY, VERY NOBLE INDEED BUT IN THE LONG RUN THEY WILL PERPETUATE THE SITUATION RATHER THAN HELP IT. THE SLAVE OWNERS AND THE SLAVE TRADERS IN THE REGION ARE GOING TO FIND THAT THIS IS A VERY LUCRATIVE BUSINESS.))
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[OUT Q=lucrative business.]
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[VO-NAT]

Rubongoya did say media attention may help achieve a long- term political solution. He points out: trouble in the Sudan has deep ethnic and religious roots.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Eric]
[writer=sta]
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Coming up-- a well-known movie critic takes a look at..
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[VO-NAT]

The Phantom Menace.
Is he as impressed as many movie go-ers are?
Find out when the news continues.
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[Alleghany-Foundation]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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[WRITER=sta]
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A huge grant is helping to encourage continuing efforts to improve the Stonewall Theatre in Clifton Forge.
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Appalfolks of America, which is working on the theatre, is receiving a grant worth about 130 thousand dollars from The Alleghany Foundation.
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((LEWIS NELSON/THE ALLEGHANY FOUNDATION: IT WILL BE USED TO IMPROVE THE STAGE. THIS IS AN OLD THEATRE IT NEEDS A LOT OF RENOVATION WORK, AS WELL AS SOME OF THE MONEY WILL BE USED TO RENOVATE THE INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF THE BUILDING.))
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[OUT Q=of the building.]
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[VO-NAT]


Dabney Lancaster Community College and the group, "Clifton Forge Main Street" are also scheduled to receive about 300 thousand dollars apiece.
College officials plan to use the money to buy lab equipment and Main Street plans to improve the lighting in downtown.
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[Movie-Review]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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[WRITER=kor]
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Many people are giving Star Wars a big thumbs up.
And, now the critics are weighing-in.
Here's Roger Ebert with his thoughts of The Phantom Menance.
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Getting fresh food requires more than just paying for it at the grocery store..
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and an area farmer wants young people to know it..
More on that when the news continues.
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[Johnson's-Farm]


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[NOTE ****ANCHOR TAG******]
With all the fresh fruits and vegetables available at grocery stores it's easy to forget how they got there.
But, one farmer is trying to make sure youngsters appreciate the hard work that goes on behind the scenes.
Kim McBroom has more in this week's Time Off.
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School groups are a regular fixture at Johnson's Farm...about as a common here as chickens, horses, or cows.
Danny Johnson has lived and worked on this farm all of his life..
But these days he's working just as hard to teach children that food comes from somewhere other than the grocery store.
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((DANNY JOHNSON/JOHNSON'S FARM AND ORCHARDS: SOME OF YOU PROBABLY ATE THIS THIS MORNING FOR BREAKFAST IF YOU HAD SUGAR FROSTED FLAKES OR CORN FLAKES. THAT'S WHAT CORN FLAKES AND SUGAR FROSTED FLAKES ARE MADE FROM IS CEREAL CORN OR FIELD CORN.)) [RUNS14]
Johnson also told these eager kindergartners and first graders about the need for farmers, since there are now only about two- percent of them left in the U-S.
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[SOT 10:24:38]

((DANNY JOHNSON/JOHNSON'S FARM AND ORCHARD: THREE OR FOUR GENERATIONS AGO, EVERYONE HAD SOMEONE ON A FARM. EITHER THEIR GRANDPA OR AN UNCLE, OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT. NO ONE LIVES ON A FARM ANYMORE EXCEPT A FEW OF US OLD GUYS OUT HERE.))
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((KIMBERLY MCBROOM/NEWS 7: THE JOHNSONS STAY BUSY WORKING ON THE FARM, BUT THEY ALSO HAVE 55 ACRES OF APPLES AND PEACHES. THEY SELL THE FRUIT BY THE BUSHEL AND ALSO BY THE BOTTLE.)) [RUNS10]
Under the watchful eye of Johnny Appleseed himself, the Johnsons' orchard yields 180 different varieties of apples.


They then ferment the fruit into their own vintage inside the Peaks of Otter Winery.
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[SOT b-roll 10:25:10]

((DANNY JOHNSON/JOHNSON'S FARM AND ORCHARDS: IT'S JUST ANOTHER THING TO DO WITH OUR PRODUCTS THAT WE HAVE HERE. WE FELT LIKE THAT THERE WAS A NEED FOR WHAT WE LIKE TO CALL "GRANDMA'S WINES" OR FRUIT OF THE FARM WINES.)) [RUNS:12]
Fruit of the Farm wines also come in peach, nectarine, even CHILI PEPPER.
With all of his farm chores, Johnson likes to keep his wine- making operation small...only producing between 500 and a thousand gallons each year.
But Johnson says the busy life of a farmer is still a lot less stressful and more fun than that of other people.
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[SOT 10:27:52 ]

((DANNY JOHNSON/JOHNSON'S FARM AND ORCHARDS: I FEEL LIKE I'M ONE OF THE LUCKIEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD BECAUSE A LOT OF PEOPLE, MOST PEOPLE WOULD GIVE ANYTHING IN THE WORLD TO DO THE THINGS THAT I DO, AND I'VE BEEN DOING IT ALL MY LIFE.) [RUNS10]
Kimberly McBroom, News 7, Bedford County.)
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[ANCHOR=Eric]
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As for his tour schedule, Johnson has a regular itinerary of school groups, but also welcomes families and other groups by appointment.
There's also a Bedford Agricultural Committee event open to the public at Johnson's Farm on August 19th. [Forecasts]
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The Salem Avalanche was going for win number two over the Wilmington Blue Rocks last night at Salem Memorial Stadium.
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The Kids having a little fun this guy has a baloon dog to take home.
Wilmington gets on the board early in the first as Vic Radcliff hits the double in the gap to left centerfield scoring Jose Cepeda from first to make it 1 to nothing Blue Rocks.
The Avalanche would then tighten up the defense. Jody Gerut dives for the ball and snags this Dee Brown fly ball.
[SUPER=37-Wilmington/12/Salem/4/;]


Wilmington would get on the board again this time Dave Ullery singles up the middle scoring two more runs to make it 3 to nothing.
The Blue Rocks pitching held the Avlanche in check as Wilmington wins the game 12 to 4.
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[S-MLB]


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Texas scored four runs in the top of the ninth to rally from behind and beat the Baltimore Orioles at the Yard this afternoon 8 to 7.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD/WNUV; :]


Ranger manager Johnny Oates looks relaxed before the start of the game.
Baltimore gets on the board first. Jeff Conine hits this shot to left field scoring B.J. Surhoff and tthe Orioles took the one to nothing lead.
The Rangers took a 2 to 1 lead but in the second Surhoff hits a shot up the middle to centerfield Charles Jackson rounds the bases to score and the game was tied at 2.
[SUPER=35-Baltimore/7/Texas/8/;]


Texas would take the lead later when Ivan Rodriquez gets all of this pitch sending it over the left field wall for a solo homer and Texas comes back to win the game 8 to 7.
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[S-Mets]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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In the "Big Apple" this afternoon Mike Lieberthal homered, tripled and drove in four runs as Philadelphia cruised past the Mets 9 to 3.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/FOX SPORTS; :]


The kids were out on a beautiful day at Shea Stadium.
But the Philles would spoil the party. Desi Ralaford hits a triple to right centerfield scoring a runner from third and the Phillies took the 1 to nothing lead in the top of the second.
Phillie led 2 to nothing in the second then Marlon Anderson hits a line drive down the right field line for a double scoring two runs and Philadelphia took the 4 to nothing lead.
[SUPERR=35-Philadelphia/9/New York/3/;]


Philadelphia would add a run in the third. Bobby Abreau gets all of this pitch sending it over the right centerfield wall for a solo homer to make it 5 to nothing and Philly wins it 9 to 3.
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[S-Scores]


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[SUPER=03-San Diego, CA/FOX SPORTS; :]


Meantime, The San Diego Padres have placed Tony Gwyynn on the 15 day disabled list.
Gwynn, who's just 25 hits short of 3-thousand, strained his left calf in the first inning of last nights game against Cincinnati.
Gwynn left the game hittting 333.
And here are tonight's scores.
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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Virginia Tech won the Atlantic 10 baseball championship yesterday sweeping a doubleheader over La Salle, 15 to 3, and 20 to 6.
Larry Bowles of Boones Mill was 4 for 5, scoring four runs including a home run in the first game. He and 6 other Hokies also hit homers in the second game.
Bowles was the Tournament M-V-P. He was 6 for 8 with two homers, 11 R-B-I's and he scored 6 runs.
Tech gets the automatic bid to the N-C-A-A tournament which begins later this week.

[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Sports Tease]
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And coming up, A course record is tied on the P-G-A tour, Jack Nicklaus shoots under par in Round two of the Bell Atlantic.
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[VO-NAT]


And the Trailblazers and Spurs get wins in the N-B-A Western Conference Semi finals.
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[S-Winston]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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Terry Labonte made his move with 4 laps left in the final segment and he holds on to win the Winston.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Concord, NC/TNN; :]


The evening began with rookie Tony Stewart taking the checkered flag winning the Winston Open and advancing to the Winston.
Stewart watched the all stars being introduced before the start of the first segment.
Rudd, Jarrett and Jeff Burton crashed on lap 7 then on lap 11 another crash that collects several cars including Mark Martin, Bobby Labonte, Rusty Wallace, Ernie Irvan and several others.
Jeff Gordon dodged the crash and he pulled away to win the first segment of the race.
The second segment was a repeat of the first. Gordon passed Terry Labonte for the lead with 11 laps to go and he wins the second segment.
On the final 10 lap segment, Terry Labonte passed Tony Stewart with 4 laps go go and he takes the checkered flag winning the Winston.
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Tony Stewart finished second, Jeff Gordon third and Dale Earnhardt fourth.

[S-NBA]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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The Portland Trailblazers used a 19 point run during the first half and held on to beat Utah 97 to 87.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Portland, OR/NBC SPORTS; :]


Trailblazer coach Mike Dunleavy receiving his coach of the year award.
Portland gets the jump in the second quarter Rasheed Wallace follows the missed shot with the jam and the Trailblazers led 26 to 16.
Portland would go up by 13 points when Walt Williams gets the three pointer to make the score 29 to 16.
Utah struggled in the second quarter Todd Fuller with the hook shot but the Jazz still trailed 34 to 18.
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The Trailblazers continued to apply the pressure Wallace gets the jam and foul and Portland goes on to win it 97 to 87.
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The Trailblazers lead the series 2 games to 1.

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Tim Duncan scored 37 points to lead San Antonio over the Los Angeles Lakers 103 to 91 putting the Spurs within one game of the sweep.
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Shaq with his game face on at the start of the game.
Early in the first quarter he would power his way over Will Perdue for two of his 22 points in the game.
San Antonio's Jaren Jackson pulls up and hits the three pointer for the lead Jackson scored 22.
Duncan scored from all over the court. On this play he gets the jam and foul for three of his 37 points.
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The Lakers led at one time in the fourth quarter but the Spurs get the 103 to 91 win.
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That's it for sports. Have a great day everybody.

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Greg Kraft tied the course record in the P-G-A's Colonial tournament in Fort Worth Texas.
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Kraft tapped in this putt for a birdie at the 17-th green to put him at six under par.
Then on 18 he's almost in the sand trap but he chips in shooting a 61 tieing the course record established by Keith Clearwater and matched by Lee Janzen. Kraft finished the day at 203 7 under par.
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Kraft, Scott Verplank and Billy Mayfair are tied for the lead at 7 under par after three rounds.

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After a two over par 74 Friday, Jack Nicklaus was under par yesterday in the second round of the Bell Atlantic Classic.
Nicklaus, playing his second round since hip replacement surgery, shot a 2 under par 70 today in the Senior event.

Nicklaus is back in the pack that is led by Tom Jenkins att 7 under par.
Gil Morgan shares second place at 6 under par.
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The Trailblazers and Spurs win N-B-A Playoff games. More when we return.