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Coming up on News 7-
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A convicted killer is put to death tonight - 9 years after murdering a Roanoke woman.
The bodies of JFK Junior, his wife and sister-in law are brought ashore.
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((WE WERE BRINGING CLOSURE TO TWO FAMILIES IS VERY IMPORTANT.))
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News 7 is next.

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[Strickler]


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9 years after a jury sent him to death row for the murder of a 19-year-old college student, Tommy David Strickler paid for that crime with his life tonight.
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Steve Smallshaw joins us from the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt tonight.
Steve how did witnesses describe Strickler's final moments?
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[JFK]


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The bodies of John F. Kennedy Junior, Caroline Besette Kennedy and Lauren Besette have been removed from the ocean tonight- all three were found inside the plane's fuselage.
There are reports that JFK Jr. will be buried at sea tomorrow morning-
Drew Levinson has the latest.
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(( It was a somber caravan of boats and cars on Martha's Vineyard. After being identified by his uncle, Senator Edward Kennedy--The bodies of John F. Kennedy Junior, his wife Carolyn, and sister-in-law Lauren Bessette were sent to the Coroner's office. After days of searching, the three killed in a plane crash Friday night-- are finally going home. Rear Adm. Richard Larrabee/Coast Guard:
Officials say they have also recovered most of the fuselage of the Piper Saratoga plane John Junior was flying. It will be shipped to a Coast Guard base and the investigation into the why the crash occurred-- will continue.
For days-- the search for the single engine plane and the victims of the crash has gripped the nation. President Clinton spoke about the tragedy after the aircraft had finally been located.))



[JFK-Books]


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People in our area can offer condolences to the Kennedy family by going to any of Roanoke's public libraries.
That's where area resident Duane Howard has placed memorial books.
He says that signing the books might help people cope with what he sees as a national tragedy.
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((DUANE HOWARD/ MEMORIAL ORGANIZER: IT SORT OF SEEMED LIKE A NIGHTMARE, YOU KNOW, THAT WE WERE GOING TO WAKE UP THE NEXT MORNING AND THEY WERE GOING TO FIND HIM ALIVE AND WELL.))
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Howard says he remembers the Kennedy family fondly from his days at American Airlines and as a limo driver in Washingtpn D-C. He plans to send all the books to Senator Ted Kennedy in a couple of weeks.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey [WX1] [11:00pm] [07/21/1999] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE

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A lightning strike was responsible for a house fire tonight in south Roanoke.
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Annabelle and Bill Lavin (LAV-in) were sitting down to dinner when they heard a clap of thunder close by.
They didn't know their house was on fire until their neighbors on Cassell Avenue alerted them.
The flames were trapped between the roof and ceiling... Firefighters had to ventilate the roof in four places to bring it under control.
No one was injured.
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[Toss back to anchor][Druckenmiller]


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The prosecution wrapped up its case today in the rape trial of former Virginia Tech quarterback, Jim Druckenmiller.

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The athlete, who was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers, is accused of raping a 22- year old college student at a party in Blacksburg, back in March.
Today the young woman took the stand telling jurors she passed out and that when she woke up she found Druckenmiller on top of her having sex.
She says she never yelled for help because she was disoriented and scared.
She also told the jury she had NOT been flirting with the athlete earlier in the evening.
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Her testimony conflicts with that of several defense witnesses who testified that the young woman had been rubbing against Druckenmiller and telling him she wanted him.
The defense will continue its case tomorrow.

[Murder-Suicide]


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Two people died in an apparent murder-suicide in Pulaski County this morning.
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It happened at the Camelot apartments in Fairlawn.
Neighbors say a woman was delivering some kind of document to her ex-boyfriend, when he pulled her inside and locked the door.
Neighbors say the woman's teenage daughter was outside the apartment when it happened and called police, who found two bodies just inside the front door.
Investigators say no names will be released until they finish notifying family members.
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[Sullivan ]


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A plea agreement has led to a gulity plea in the case of the Dublin woman who tried to hire a "hit man" to kill her boyfriend.
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Peggy Jo Sullivan admitted to possession of an unlawfully- made, unregistered bomb.
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co./January 19]


Police found the device in the front seat of her pick-up truck near a crowded restaurant in January.
Sullivan will be sentenced later.
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[Prices-Fork]


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One community rich in history may be in for a change.
It's just in the beginning phases - but if it's up to many of the residents, it could be quite a battle.
Kate Weidaw has the story of a community at odds with the idea of becoming a town.
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((STEVE MOORE/OPPONENT:MOST OF THE FOLKS WHO HAVE CHOOSEN TO LIVE HERE BECAUSE IT IS OUT IN THE COUNTRY AND IF WE WANTED TO LIVE IN A TOWN WE WOULD BE IN ONE.))
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The proposal to turn the community of Prices Fork into a town is not settling well with residents. During a public hearing residents voiced their concerns over new and additional taxes, funding for a new form of government, police and fire departments, as well as new water and sewage hookups. For the last 35 years Louise and Don Sumler have lived in the community of Prices Fork and say the change would cost to much money.

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((LOUISE SUMLER/OPPONENT: WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN IS A LOT OF US ARE GOING TO HAVE TO MOVE TO ANOTHER COMMUNITY BECAUSE WE CAN NOT AFFORD THE ADDED EXPENSES.))
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Jim Noonkester, a real estate agent in Blacksburg, came up with the idea.

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But some residents think Noonkester has alternative motives for wanting the town. The real estate agent owns land in the community which he could profit off of with the change. Noonkester says that simply isn't true.

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Supporters of the change say locals running the town would be more commited to the needs of the community. But many residents say if they get their way the 200 year old community will preserve their history by not changing. Kate Weidaw News 7.))





[Missing-Man]


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The body of a missing Elliston man who suffered from Alzheimer's Disease has apparently been found.
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[TAKE PICTURE FULL SCREEN]
Authorities think Samuel Lewis Mallory's pickup truck went over a steep embankment just off the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina.
The vehicle was discovered yesterday.
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Investigators do NOT suspect foul play.

[Bassett]


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One of Henry County's biggest employers is paying more than half a million dollars to settle a federal complaint that it polluted the air.
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Bassett Furniture will pay "5-hundred 75-thousand" dollars for allegedly violating the Clean Air Act.
The Environmental Protection Agency says that for years the company's boilers put out dust and soot above legal limits.
The company says those boilers have been fixed.
Bassett will also spend one-point-six million dollars to help prevent future pollution.
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[Shuttle]


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Space Shuttle Columbia is on the launch pad- ready to liftoff in just over an hour.
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This is a live picture of the shuttle-
It is set to liftoff at 12:28-am.
Eileen Collins has boarded the Columbia hoping to become the first woman to command an American space mission.
The historic flight was scrubbed Tuesday when sensors warned of a hydrogen gas leak-
That turned out to be a false alarm.
The astronauts will deploy a one and half billion dollar X-ray telescope.
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It's in a jury's hands -
Did a local physician evade taxes?
We'll have the story.
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Plus it's a trend that keeps getting hotter - but tonight - a warning about the dangers of tongue piercing.
Stick around.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((Hey guys this is Mike Stevens is the News 7 sports office with potpourri tonight including Chamique shooting out the lights in DCTERMS.
Unitas is out of the hospital, Dean Elliott is in need of a kidney transplant. The Barbers give it up for charity, Tech look to ignore the preseason pub, and we'll do a little surfing dude later on the big 7.))



[Lewis]


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A federal jury has been deliberating all evening without a verdict in the tax-evasion case against Doctor Verna Lewis.
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The defense concluded with a summary of deductions Lewis overstated on her tax returns.
An accountant reviewed the returns and found a total of 38-thousand dollars in improper deductions over a three-year period... when she had about 400-thousand dollars a year in gross income.
Among the "inappropriate" deductions: an office the doctor set up at home, part of a two- story addition to her home in Daleville... and exercise equipment she claimed as a business expense.
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[Tongue-Piercing]


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Tongue piercing has become more and more popular- but now a warning that piercing the tongue isn't not always safe.

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The British Dental Association says tongue piercing is serious and should be avoided.
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((IF A STUD BECOMES LOOSE ON THE TOUNGUE, THE AIRWAY CAN BECOME BLOCKED. AN INFECTION CAN SET UP VERY QUICKLY IN THE TOUNGE AND THAT CAN BE VERY DANGEROUS TO THE GENERAL HEALTH.))
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Dentists say infections can interfere with breathing or cause blood poisoning.
Nerves in the tongue can also be damaged, causing speech impediments- cysts can also develop.
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[Security-Bands]


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The Maternity Care unit at Lewis-Gale Medical Center is beefing up security to protect newborns.
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Infants now have anklets to match their I-D bracelets. Transmitters with alarms are fastened around the baby's leg - the alarm goes off if the baby is taken off the maternity floor. Hospital personnel say it's just another security measure for the parents and babies.
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((ROSEMARY WINSLOW/DIR. MATERNITY SERVICES: IT WAS SOMETHING WE DECIDED TO IMPLEMENT A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO BEFORE ANYTHING WAS IN THE PRESS ABOUT THE UNFORTUNATE INCIDENT HERE IN VIRGINIA.))
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The transmitters are applied just after delivery and don't come off until the baby is discharged from the hospital.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Coming up - why some local state troopers were reminded to stay out of politics.
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And what some area folks would do to go to Woodstock -on the 30-th anniversary of the history-making music festival.

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Lotto:
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forty-three)
Kicker:
6-0-5-8-9-5

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[Police-Sheriff]


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Stay out of local politics while on duty.
That was the message from a commander to Virginia State Police in Henry County.
The meeting followed a complaint about a local state trooper who drove a Henry County Sheriff's candidate to a campaign event in his police car last week.
A state police representative says the meeting wasn't disciplinary... just a reminder of the rules.

[Woodstock]


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They're on their way to Woodstock.
And you wouldn't believe what some of them did to get a ticket.
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((YOU OBVIOUSLY WANT TO GO TO WOODSTOCK BAD, RIGHT? YEAH. YEAH. I WANNA GO.))
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Radio station Z-101 asked listeners:
What would you do to get a ticket to Woodstock?
The contest winner ran through the parking lot at Tanglewood Mall, wearing mud and feathers ... and nothing else. [caravan video from "wrov/woodstock" tape]
Others going north were more discreet.
A group of cars called the "Southern Comfort Caravan" picked up concert-goers from across the south.
They didn't know each other -- they found out about the caravan by surfing the Internet.
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((JULIE CRAIG/CARAVAN ORGANIZER: MOST OF THESE PEOPLE, WE'VE JUST KNOWN EACH OTHER OVER THE LAST MONTH ON THE NET. YOU KNOW, E-MAIL. AND THEY'RE ALL TURNING OUT TO BE REALLY GREAT PEOPLE.))
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Woodstock 99 starts on Friday.
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The much needed rain in the valley washed out last night's game between the Salem Avalanche and Kinston Indians at Salem Memorial.
The groundscrew gave it a great effort and twice had put down the tarp.
A doubleheader is scheduled for tonight starting at 6.
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((BYE BYE))


[S-WNBA]


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We begin in the WNBA where the Washington Mystics continue to play very much like a young yo-yo-like team.
Last night Washington outscored Cleveland by three in the second half.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC/Rockers vs. Mystics;:00]


But the problem was in the opening half of play when the Rockers and Eva Nemcova jumped out to a 20 point lead. Nemcova led her team with 19 points.
But even in defeat, rookie Chamique Holdsclaw was the bomb. Look at the Jordan-like dribble drive and pull-up jumper. She had 23 points tonight.
[SUPER=33-Cleveland/85/Washington/68;]


And she has the ability to lull the defense to sleep, reverse her field and score. Still the Mystics lose it 85-to-68.
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[S-Stuff]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Monday former GW Danville star Herman Moore got a new $33 million dollar contract and yesterday another former high school star from the state broke the bank.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Naruna/Last Month; :00]


Charles Haley, who last month was back home in Campbell County working his two day football camp signed a four year $12 million dollar deal yesterday with the San Francisco 49ers.
Haley, who is now 35, will be used as a situational pass rusher. In other words when the other team is passing - he will be rushing.
[SUPER=04-NBA;]


On the NBA front, Sean Elliott, one of the key members of the newly crowned world champion San Antonio Spurs, needs a kidney transplant.
The 31 year old power forward could undergo surgery as early as next week if a match can be found within his family.
Otherwise, he will go on a transplant waiting list.
[SUPER=03-Pau, France/ESPN; ]

In Europe yesterday American Lance Arnmstrong moved a step closer to winning the Tour De France.
He finished 11th in yesterday's final climbing stage and his lead is still six minutes and 15 seconds.
Spain's David Etxebarria won today's 120 mile stage, his second victory of the tour.
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[S-Unitas]


[ANCHOR=roy]
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The Indianapolis Colts opened training camp yesterday with high hopes, and fans of the old Baltimore Colts also had something to cheer about...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NFL; :00]


Johnny Unitas was released from the University of Maryland Medical Center yesterday where he had been since Monday.

Unitas checked in to the facility after complaining of chest pains. But doctors say his heart is fine and the discomfort was gastrointestinal in nature.
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
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August 12th, the Virginia Tech football teams opens practice for the 1999 season with some of the the highest expectations in the programs history.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]


The Hokies are picked sixth in the Athlon Sports pre-season publication and 11th by Street & Smith's pre season college football poll. But the Sporting News has "dissed" the Hokies rating them 30th in their preseason power poll
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((FRANK BEAMER/VIRGINIA TECH FOOTBALL COACH:))
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Football Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:26]
[OUT Q=.....see what happens"]
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[S-Music]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=sma]
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Tech will be disaointed if it ends u back in Tennessee this postseaons, but at least that option will be there for them.
Today, the Big East and the Music City Bowl announced a multi-year agreement
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nashville, TN/Music City Bowl; :00]


to send a league team to the Nashville, Tennessee based game for the nest three years.
The Hokies won the Inaugural Music City Bowl, crushing Alabama 38-7 this past December. This partnership will match a the fourth place finisher in the Big East against a selection from the SEC.
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[ANCHOR=roy]
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[WRITER=sma]
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The Barber twins are once again lending their name and their influence to help raise money for Roanoke's Habitat for Humanity.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/1998 Habitat Fundraiser; :00]


Tikei and Ronde have donated a package for two that includes tickets to the Giants/Bucs NFL season opener on September 12th. They will also get air fare, one night's accomodations, and dinner with the Barbers.
You can enter the contest by dropping off a five dollar donation at Kroger's Towne Square Shopping Center location and the Brambleton Kroger on July 31st. A winner will be drawn August 15th
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Still to come tonight tonight on the Big 7, we'll check in with the Avalanche baseball camp,
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[VO-NAT]


and meet a man who surfing the streets instead of surfing the web.
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[S-Camp]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-40 (1:47:54)]
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The Avalanche couldn't play tonight, but several team members did make it on the field earlier today to help teach area kids the fundamentals of the game.
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60 kids from several different age groups were instructed on the fundamentals of the game like running the bases, hitting and fielding.
It's the third year the Avalanche has helped out with the camp.
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[S-Surf]


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Finally, it's time to meet a man on a mission.
Well, make that a man on a skateboard.
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A wind powered skate board.
World famous Windsurfer Rick Markham has been canvasing the country on this thing, turning his share of heads and having a whole lot of fun.
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Not surprisingly, Jose Cuervo is sponsoring this thing!
Later this year Markham hopes to windsurf 1000 mile on the ocean to Cuervo Nation off the coast of the Brisitch Virgin Islands.
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An update to a story we brought you earlier tonight-
A federal jury has found a local physician guilty in connection with tax evasion charges.
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Doctor Verna Lewis was found guilty only minutes ago on all eight counts against her - including obstruction and filing false tax returns.
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