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Add a blank row to asp repeater during ItemDataBound event

I have a web form with a Repeater which returns an alphabetically sorted list of names.  Whenever the first letter of the name changes (ie from A to B or B to C) I want to display a blank line in the repeater to make it easier to read this list of 100+ names.  

I have the if statement which catches the change correctly.  I just don't know what code to type to get the blank line.  

I tried response.write("<tr><td><br /></td></tr>"), but this inserted blank lines at the top of the form instead of inside the repeater table.  

What is the correct way to do this?  
Thanks!  
If e.Item.ItemType = ListItemType.AlternatingItem Or e.Item.ItemType = ListItemType.Item Then
            If (Left(e.Item.DataItem("CoName"), 1)) <> prevChar And String.IsNullOrEmpty(e.Item.DataItem("CoName")) = False Then
                ' want a break line here
                prevChar = Left(e.Item.DataItem("CoName"), 1)
            End If
        End If

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AIBMass
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AIBMassAuthor Commented:
Not quite what I needed.  We ended up changing the stored procedure to return a different character to distinguish the alphabetical listings.
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