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Coming up on News 7-
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Tropical storm "Gordon" lashes out along the Gulf Coast of Florida tonight.
The Reverend Jesse Jackson makes a stop in Roanoke.
Family members reflect on the life of the late Beverly Fitzpatrick, Senior.
And-- wildfires continue to burn out West.
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The News is next.

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Gordon makes landfall in Florida. Now forecasters try to predict whether it will head for Virginia.
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[Gordon]


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Tropical Storm "Gordon" has arrived.
Strong winds and drenching rain are now falling along the Gulf Coast of Florida .. and flooding could follow.
Drew Levinson joins us with the latest.
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Tropical storm watches are now posted along the entire Carolinas coastline, but what about us?
Let's get the latest on Gordon and its expected path from meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner.


[WX1] [11:00pm] [09/17/2000] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP TOMORROW FORECAST

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One of the country's best-known civil rights leader brought a message, and an endorsement, to Roanoke today.
This was one of three stops in Virginia today for the Reverend Jesse Jackson.
Kate Weidaw was with him this afternoon.
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((Despite arriving an hour and a half late the Reverend Jesse Jackson was greeted by an excited crowd.

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((JESSE JACKSON: HERE YOU STAND REPRESENTING THE BEST OF THE AMERICAN DREAM HERE WE STAND TOGETHER BLACK AND WHITE, MEN AND WOMEN WE'RE ALL GROWING TOGETHER.))
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Jackson emphasized the importance that everyone has a right to vote and if you don't take advantage of it then you're missing out on the American Dream.

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((JESSE JACKSON: FOR STUDENTS, PUBLIC EDUCATION, SOCIAL SECURITY ALL HAVE REASONS TO VOTE.))
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Some walked around with clipboards to register anyone 18 year or older to vote. Jackson says voting Democratic is the right thing to do because they represent what the American people need.

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((KATE WEIDAW/REPORTING: THE REPUBLICAN PARTY DID RESPOND TO TODAY'S EVENT BY SAYING THEY HAVE ALWAYS ENCOURAGED PEOPLE TO VOTE AND IN FACT RESEARCH SHOWS THAT AS VOTER REGISTRATION GOES UP MORE PEOPLE VOTE AS A REPUBLICAN.))
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Family members and the community are remembering the contributions of retired judge Beverly Fitzpatrick, Senior.
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Fitzpatrick passed away early yesterday morning at the age of 80.
Family members say Fitzpatrick was more comfortable and at ease in Roanoke than in any other place.
And--- he gave back to the city he loved.


Fitzpatrick was one of the first judicial leaders in Virginia to recognize alcoholism as a disease.
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((BEV FITZPATRICK, JR./SON: HE OBVIOUSLY SPENT A LOT OF TIME WITH THE FOLKS WHO CAME THROUGH HIS COURT. ALL OF US COULD NEVER UNDERSTAND HOW YOU COULD COMMIT YOURSELF TO ALCOHOLICS WHEN YOU NEVER HAD HAD A DRINK IN YOUR LIFE BUT HE WAS REALLY COMMITTED TO THOSE FOLKS AND REALLY UNDERSTOOD THAT IT'S NOT A SOCIAL PROBLEM BUT A SICKNESS AND THAT THEY NEEDED TO BE TREATED WITH A DIFFERENT KIND OF DIGNITY AND THAT WAS REALLY HIS LIFE'S WORK.))
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Fitzpatrick had another passion, as well.
When he retired in 1980-- he led the efforts to save the Old Jefferson High school by turning it into the Jefferson Center.

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Plans to build athletic facilites at Washington Park are moving forward... that according to the Catholic Diocese.


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This morning, Bishop Walter Sullivan held service in Washington Park and told the crowd that he wants to be a good neighbor to the residents of Gainsboro.
The Catholic Diocese has offered to donate 3 hundred thousand dollars to the city to build two soccer fields, a baseball field, and additional parking with one condition, Roanoke Catholic can use it at scheduled times.
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((BISHOP WALTER SULLIVAN/CATHOLIC DIOCESE: THE SCHOOL HAS BEEN USING THE PARK FOR YEARS THAT'S NOTHING NEW AND THE PARKS OF THE CITY ARE OPEN TO EVERYBODY AND WE DON'T WANT TO PUSH ANYBODY OFF, WE DON'T WANT A CONTRACT THIS IS A FREE WILL OFFERING TO IMPROVE THE PARK.))
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However some residents in the area think otherwise. They say additional athletic facilities would be great, but allowing Roanoke Catholic to use it when it's convenient for them is not okay.
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((JOSEPH CRUTCHFIELD/NORTHWEST RESIDENT: WE THINK THE BISHOP SHOULD DONATE THE MONEY IN GOOD FAITH SAYING THEY WILL CONTINUE TO USE THE PARK LIKE THEY DO RIGHT NOW ESPECIALLY THE ATHLETIC FIELD WITHOUT ANY STRINGS ATTACHED.))
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Right now, the proposal for the athletic facilities is still in the planning phase. The city has been holding neighborhood meetings to get feedback from the community on the idea.
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You'd expect Willie Nelson .. but Barenaked Ladies? Still ahead, some new names for Farm Aid.
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And Virginia Tech officials promise a different tune ... if this ever happens again. That story is next.
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Virginia Tech says it's ready if there's another washout ... like the one that hit in late August.
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When the Hokies were scheduled to play Georgia Tech-- rain and lightning left thousands of fans seeking cover.
School officials say an emergency plan was in place but Tech's P-A system wasn't completely hooked up because crews had been installing the stadium's new video system.
Since then-- Virginia Tech and local authorities have developed an improved evacuation system and posted it on the school's web site.
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((JIM WEAVER/VA TECH ATHLETIC DIRECTOR: IN OUR EVACUATION PLAN WE HAVE TO GET OUR PEOPLE WHO ARE PARKED NEAR THE STADIUM TO THEIR CARS TO TAKE SHELTER SO THAT WE CAN GET THE NEXT BATCH OF PEOPLE INTO THE RECTOR FIELD HOUSE AND CASSELL COLISEUM AND THEN THE NEXT GROUP OF PEOPLE OUT OF THE STANDS CAN TAKE SHELTER UNDER THE EAST AND WEST STANDS RESPECTIVELY.))
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Weaver says ushers will also be equipped with bull horns to help with crowd control.
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The problem near Boulder, Colorado isn't water, it's just the opposite .. a 700-acre wildfire.
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Residents in 250- homes have been asked to evacuate... voluntarily.
Temperatures in the 90s and low humidity dried out grass and pine needles, adding to the fuel in the fire's path.
Earlier tonight, the 300 firefighters on the lines appeared to be getting the upper hand.
But the fire was still only 15 percent contained by this evening.
An illegal campfire is believed to have started the blaze.
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There's aid on the way for Alzheimer's patients and their families. Still ahead .. why organizers hope you'll remember the "Memory Walk."
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And the space shuttle astronauts get ready to separate. A big moment is less than an hour away.
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The space shuttle Atlantis and the International Space station are set to undock in less than an hour.
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With their six days of work nearly complete, Commander Terrance Wilcutt and cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko closed 11 hatches on their way out of the station.
Atlantis will snap pictures of the station...for further study on earth...before returning home. Astronauts are scheduled to move into the new space station this November.
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Members of the House Appropriations Committee spent part of their day in Martinsville.
They want to see for themselves what kind of impact factory closings and cutbacks have had on the region.
Martinsville's unemployment rate is approximately 15- percent.
The group will be touring Stanley Furniture, E-Toys, the Pepsi Building, and the Dan River Factory, tomorrow. [Mem

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Alzheimer's is a disease that strips people of their memories.
So the Alzheimer's Association Chapter of the Blue Ridge thought it only fitting to organize a fund raiser to honor the people who suffer from the disease and raise awareness about the illness.
The fourth annual Memory Walk is next Saturday at Roanoke County's Green Hill Park.
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((TREENA FOGG/ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION OF THE BLUE RIDGE: A BIG PART OF WHAT WE DO IS EDUCATE THE PUBLIC AND DO A LOT OF OUTREACH TO INFORM THEM OF ISSUES AROUND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND SYMPTOMS AND BASIC INFORMATION ON WHERE TO GO FOR SOME HELP.))
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More than 90 percent of the money raised will stay in Southwest Virginia.
The Memory Walk is Saturday September 23rd at Green Hill Park.
If you'd like to get involved contact the Alzheimer's Association at 540-345-7600.
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Our recent senate campaign coverage brought critical comment from some of our viewers.
Here's this week's Feedback, with assignment editor Joe McKean.
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((Each week we're taking a look at a different topic in the U.S. Senate campaign. The most recent piece focused on taxes and government spending, comparing the positions and records of Republican George Allen and Democrat Charles Robb.
Several viewers told us by phone, and one by e-mail, that we appear to be favoring the incumbent.
"I believe that your endorsement of Robb for the Senate should not be presented as news, wrote one viewer (Raymond Day/Roanoke). You need to make this an announced editorial."
If you'd like to respond to our stories on the Senate race, or any other issue in the news, send your comments to PO Box 7, Roanoke, 24022-0007.
If you prefer to send a fax, the number is 343-7269.
By e-mail, the address is news@wdbj7.com.
For a moderated forum on-line, just go to our home page.
All notes must have your name and hometown.
Joe McKean, News-7.))

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For the second week in a row, Tiki Barber played a major role as the Giants picked up win number 3.
Barber rushed 17 times for 86 yards and he scored the winning T-D in New York's 14 to 7 win over Chicago.
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The Bears hosted the Giants at Solider field.
New York took the lead in the first quarter when Kerry Collins throws the deep pass to Ron Dixon the 34 yard T-D pass made it 7 to nothing Giants.
But the Bears answered in the second quarter Gabe McKnown hooks up with Eddie Kennison on this 2 yard touchdown pass play and the game was tied at 7 to 7 at the half.
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Morten Anderson's field goal late in the fourth quarter gave Atlanta a 15 to 10 win over the Carolina Panthers.
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Reggie White taking a break from the action.
Leading 3 to nothing Atlanta's Jamal Anderson takes the handoff and cuts it to the outside scoring from 26 yards out and the Falcons took a 10 to nothing lead.
But the Panthers rallied in the second quarter. Richie Cunningham boots this 33 yard field goal to make it 10 to 3 Falcons.
Then just before the half Panther quarterback Steve Buerlein throws this bullet over the middle to Mushin Muhammad for the 9 yard T-D pass and the half ended tied at 10 to 10.
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Anderson came in and booted the 27 yard field goal with 4 minutes left and the Falcons beat the Panthers 15 to 10.


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For the first time in 34 years The New York Jets are 3 and 0. The Jets used big plays and special teams to knock off Buffalo 27 to 14.
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The two teams would hook up at the Meadowlands.
In the first quarter, Buffalo quarterback Rob Johnson connects with Eric Moulds on the 3 yard touchdown pass play to make the score 7 to nothing Bills.
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But the celebration ended on the kickoff Kevin Williams catches it on the three he takes it down the field 97 yards on the return for the touchdown the Jets tied it att 7 to 7 and New York beats Buffalo 27 to 14.
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The Cleveland Browns are tied for the A-F-C central lead three games into the season.
Cleveland can thank the Pittsburgh Steelers for this one. The Steelers were stopped on a running play and failed to get the winning field goal in the air giving the Browns the 23 to 20 win.
And lets check the rest of the scores.
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Jeff Burton became the first driver since 1978 to lead every lap in a Winston Cup race and he won the Dural Lube 300.
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As Jeff Burton pulled away the other cars were racing for position Mark Martin was running 10-th just ahead of Steve Park after 118 laps.
Dale Jarrett was chasing his teammate Ricky Rudd and he would pass Rudd on lap 123.
But nobody was catching Burton he had over a second lead and he was the leader at the halfway mark of the race.
Points leader Bobby Labonte would make a run at Jeff but he could only make it to second place after 187 laps.
Then on lap 216 Stacy Compton gets loose in a pack of cars and wrecks collecting Jeremy Mayfield, Kevin Lepage and a couple of other cars.
Another crash that started when Mark Martin gets into the back of Jerry Nadeau brought out the red flag with 10 laps to go. Rick Mast and Little E were also involved.
The caution flew again with 3 laps to go and Jeff Burton takes the checkered flag under caution to win the Dura Lube 300 becoming the second driver to lead from start to finish on a super speedway.
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Labonte was second, Rudd third, Jarrett fourth and Rusty Wallace fifth.





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The Seattle Mariners added to their American League West lead today.
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Lets go to Camden Yard where the Orioles hosted the Mariners.
Alex Rodgizuez's two run homer in the 8-th broke a tie and gave the Mariners the 3 to 2 win.
And here are the rest of the scores.
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A Salem man is making his mark on the international cycling scene.
Denise Allen tells us how Brian Marshall is helping racers pick up the pace.
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(( These cyclists are using speedbars. A dream Brian Marshall made a reality.
It all started with a near death experience.
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This hobby out of necessity has turned into a possible career. Speedbars are a Southwest Virginia product. Salem Specialties cuts the brackets. Brian does most of the other work needed, at home.
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Aero bars have been on the market for years. They help cyclists go faster, by putting them in a more aerodynamic position.
Brian thought he could make them better.
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Ron Glowczynski owns American Flyers and sells speedbars at his Roanoke bike shop.
But the accolades for the product don't stop there. "Pro Cycling", a magazine out of England loves them, a review is due out this month.
And in this country...
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Brian has a patent on his design. With that he's headed to a trade show in Las Vegas, later this month to drum up more orders and maybe find a company that can mass produce speedbars.
Denise Allen News 7 Sports.))




[S-Tech]


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One note from College Football the Virginia Tech Hokies moved up to the fourth spot in the Coaches poll.
Tech is 3 and 0 and the Hokies have this weekend off before returning to the field September 30-th for a Big East game at Boston College. And you can watch the game right here on your hometown station beginning at 3:30.
That's it for sports. Have a great day, everybody.



[Farm-Aid]


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Wonderful weather for some of the biggest names in music .. as they took the stage in Bristow, Virginia today... just outside Washington, D-C.
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They were performing as part of Farm Aid two- thousand.
Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp were among the musicians on hand.
Barenaked Ladies, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Alan Jackson, Travis Tritt and several other artists were also on the schedule.
Concert organizers plan to issue a double-CD of Farm Aid performances to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the event.
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