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Coming up on News 7-
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[V/O-NAT]
Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic concedes defeat.
A massive search slows traffic on I-81.
New treads roll in to Roanoke for Ford Explorers.
And some city residents challenge the plan to close five Roanoke fire stations.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]

News 7 is next.

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A change of power in Belgrade sets off celebrations across Yugoslavia. Slobodan Milosevic has conceded defeat.
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[Yugoslavia]


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[WRITER=khu]
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[GRAPHIC=News 7 at Eleven]


In a televised address to the nation tonight, Milosevic said he accepted the outcome of his country's presidential elections.
He actually congratulated opposition candidate Vojislav Kostunica on winning the election.
Lisa Leigh has more on today's historic developments in Yugoslavia.
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[SUPER=01-Madelaine Albright/Secretary of State; :59]
[SUPER=01-Lisa Leigh/Reporting; 1:07]
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((THE STREETS OF BELGRADE WERE ALIVE AS CITIZENS CELEBRATED THE RISE TO POWER OF NEWLY ELECTED VOJISLAV KOSTUNICA. IN A STUNNING TURNAROUND...SLOBODAN MILOSOVIC HAS CONCEEDED DEFEAT AND CONGRATULATED HIS RIVAL.
Nat sot: Milosovic on tv....conceeds defeat.

Narr:AND RUSSIA, A LONGTIME ALLY OF MILOSEVIC, JOINED THE OTHER WORLD POWERS - IN ACKNOWLEDGING THE NEW LEADER OF YUGOSLAVIA. PRESIDENT CLINTON LIKENED THE DEVELOPMENTS IN YUGOSLAVIA TO THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL
CLINTON SOT: A DARK CLOUD HAS BEN LIFTED..........................

Narr: THE UPRISING CAME TO A HEAD THURSDAY AFTER HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF PROTESTORS SET THE PARLIAMENT ON FIRE AND SEIZED CONTROL OF STATE-RUN TV. THE NEW LEADER OF YUGOSLAVIA COULD BE SWORN IN AS PRESIDENT WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. MILOSOVIC SAYS HE PLANS TO REST... BEFORE RETURNING TO WORK WITH HIS OWN SOCIALIST POLITICAL PARTY. MADELAINE ALBRIGHT/SECRETARY OF STATE:
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"we have made clear that it has to be a fully democratic government and milosevic should not have role in it." LISA LEIGH CLOSE....SANCTIONS REMOVED ....MILOSOVIC FACES WAR CRIMES CHARGES....LISA LEIGH FOR CBS NEWS.))

[Monty-Search]


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No word yet on the road-side search for two suspects in a break-in.
It backed up traffic for 16 miles on Interstate 81 this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]


State police say a trooper spotted the two men driving a pickup truck, stolen from a home in Botetourt County.
The men jumped out of the truck and ran into the woods near Denhill Road.
State police and county deputies were combing the area with dogs and a helicopter.
They say two other suspects in the break-in were nabbed in Pulaski County.
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[Ford-Tires]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[GRAPHIC=Firestone Replacement tires]


Replacement tires are here.
Three months after Ford announced a recall of Wilderness, ATX and ATX 2 tires, one thousand Goodyear tires have arrived in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Magic City Ford says it's the largest shipment the area has seen so far.
Customers are already flocking to get their tires replaced.
Now Ford Ranger tires are also under investigation.
They too may be added to the recall list.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Just come on]

((SHIRLEY NIDAY/MAGIC CITY FORD: JUST COME ON BY, WE'LL CHECK THEM FOR YOU. IF YOUR NOT SURE THEY ARE UNDER RECALL, DON'T STRESS YOURSELF OUT OVER IT. EVEN IF YOUR NOT DRIVING A FORD, COME BY, WE'LL CHECK THOSE TOO.))
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[OUT Q=check those too.]
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[VO-NAT]


Magic City says they tried to find tires in three states before they were able to get any in.
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[Mexico-crash]


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A plane crashed in Mexico tonight.
The Aeromexico plane was carrying more than 80 passengers when it overshot a runway and crashed into a house.
No one on the plane was killed, but at least two... possibly four... people on the ground were killed.
The accident happened in Reynosa, just across the border from McAllen, Texas.
The plane was arriving from Mexico City when it landed in heavy rains caused by the remnants of Hurricane Keith.


[Fire-Plan]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[GRAPHIC=Roanoke Fire Stations]


A plan to consolidate some of Roanoke's fire stations is raising concern among residents and business owners.
Many say the neighborhood fire stations bring a sense of security to the area.
Kate Weidaw has more.
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[SUPER=01-John Wallace/Proposal Opponent;:34]
[SUPER=01-Deloris Koogler/Proposal Opponent;:58]
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((Earl Stovall and his two sisters own PTE Unlimited on Melrose Avenue, which is right across the street from Fire Station 9. Although the business has never needed the services of the station, Stovall says he won't be happy if it gets closed.

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((EARL STOVALL: I WOULD LOOSE A SENSE OF SECURENESS KNOWING THAT THE FIRE STATION IS RIGHT NEXT DOOR, YOU KNOW IN THE EVENT SOMETHING HAPPENED YOU COULD RUN INSTEAD OF CALL.))
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John Wallace only lives just two blocks from the fire station and feels the same way.

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((JOHN WALLACE: IT WILL PROBABLY BOTHER A LOT OF PEOPLE IN THE COMMUNITY TOO BECAUSE MY HOUSE IS 70 YEARS OLD AND MY HOUSE COULD GO UP IN A HEARTBEAT.))
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Across town on Salem Turnpike, Station 12 is on the proposal to be closed. Residents in the Ridgewood Park neighborhood have collected 139 signatures on a petition to show city council that the area wants their fire station to stay open.


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((DELORIS KOOGLER: IT IS PART OF THE COMMUNITY AND WE DON'T WANT TO LOOSE IT, BUT LIKE WE SAID IT ISN'T WRITTEN IN STONE YET.))
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Down the street from Station 12 is the Family Market. Frank Halbiha has run the shop for the last 4 years.

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((FRANK HALBIHA: I FEEL GOOD KNOWING IT'S HERE BESIDE ME, GOOD FOR THE NEIGHBORHOOD TO.))
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In addition to stations 12 and 9, station 1 on Church Street, station 3 on Sixth and Rorer, and station 5 on Loudon and 12 th may be closed. The Roanoke Fire Fighters Association released a statement saying the proposal is a bad idea because they not only provide fire and EMS protection but are a place for the community.
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((KATE WEIDAW/REPORTING: OFFICIALS SAY EVEN THOUGH THE PROPOSAL WILL ELIMINATE 3 FIVE STATIONS IT WILL NOT SLOW DOWN RESPONSE TIME OR CUT PERSONNEL. THE FIRE CHIEF WILL TAKE THE PROPOSAL BEFORE CITY COUNSEL NEXT WEEK. KATE WEIDAW NEWS7 ROANOKE.))
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[Cemetery]


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They're cleaning up graffitti and repairing vandalism at two northwest Roanoke cemetaries.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


About 20 headstones at the Williams Memorial Park were marked with Nazi swastikas and racial profanity this week.


Police believe some juveniles who call themselves "Spyder Punks" did it.
No arrests yet.
Next door, vandals have also done some damage at Saint Andrew's cemetery.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We've also had]

((REV. LARRY MANNS/CARETAKER: WE'VE ALSO HAD SOME STONES DESTROYED, THAT WE'VE ALREADY REPAIRED. IT'S TERRIBLE, IT'S SAD THAT YOU WOULD SEE THIS IN A CEMETERY.))
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[VO-NAT]


Manns says someone's also been using a storage shed for target practice.
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[Torgersen-Hall]


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A state-of-the-art technology center is making Virginia Tech even more high-tech.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


The 30-million-dollar Torgersen Hall boasts 30 miles of fiber-optic cable and several thousand ethernet ports.
It's open to students, faculty and citizens who want to get their hands on the latest technology.
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[IN Q=What's nice is.]

((LUCINDA ROY/ENGLISH PROFESSOR: WHAT'S NICE IS YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE IN THE SCIENCES AND TECHNICAL SUBJECTS TO USE TECHNOLOGY... IT'S USEFUL TO TRY AND COMMUNICATE WITH PEOPLE USING MUCH MORE INTERACTION THAN WE DID BEFORE.))
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[OUT Q=we did before.]
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The center will allow professors to webcast their lectures and students to use virtual reality in class.
Tech calls it an opportunity for faculty members in ALL disciplines to use new technology in teaching.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[writer=chr]
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A portable defibrilator and a sheriff's deputy save a Campbell County woman's life.
We'll hear her story when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And T-V cameras catch a suspected car-jacker on the run.
Our video of the day is still ahead.
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[Sports-preview]


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((STEVE MASON IN THE HOUSE WITH YOU TONIGHT AS A CELEBRATION BROKE OUT IN THE SEATTLE MARINERS LOCKER ROOM, WE'LL TELL YA WHY, LIBERTY AND STAUNTON RIVER ONE OF SIX TEAMS FEATURED ON OUR FFE PREVIEW IN 11 SPORTS, TECH IS READY FOR THE OWLS ON HOMECOMING WHILE UVA MUST STOP A GUY NAMED JORDAN, THE SKINS REUNITE WITH ONE OF THEIR OLD WARRIORS SUNDAY AND WILL NEED DEFENSE TO STOP HIM AND THE EXPRESS EXHIBITION WITH RICHMOND WAS A BIG HIT, ALL OF THIS IN SPORTS.))

[SOL-Ad]


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Republican George Allen touts Virginia public schools' Standards of Learning as one of his greatest accomplishments as governor.
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[VO-NAT]


Allen is campaigning on them for the U-S Senate.
So a 1-point-2 million dollar statewide T-V ad campaign promoting them -- paid for by public funds raised by the Virginia Lottery -- is raising eyebrows.
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((STEVE CALOS/COMMON CAUSE: WELL I THINK IT'S A UNIQUE FORM OF PUBLIC FINANCING OF A POLITICAL CAMPAIGN WITH A UNIQUE VIRGINIA TWIST. THERE'S PUBLIC MONEY GOING TO SUPPORT A CAMPAIGN...IT'S UNSEEMLY, IT'S CLEARLY NOT RIGHT. I'M CERTAIN THAT THE ALLEN CAMP WOULD HOLLER IF BILL CLINTON CAME INTO VIRGINIA AND USED PUBLIC FUNDS TO PROMOTE THE CANDIDACY OF SENATOR ROBB.))
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[OUT Q=of Senator Robb.]
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[TALENT=Keith]
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A spokesman for the Virginia Lottery says the ads are merely a "back to school" season continuation of a campaign that began in June.
The ads are scheduled to run until two days before election day.

[County-Drugs]


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Two high school students will be tried as adults in connection with recent undercover drug investigation at Northside High.
They were indicted by the Roanoke County grand jury today.
One was charged with distribution of marijuana and LSD.
The other was indicted for conspiracy to distribute pot.
Petitions against the juveniles in the undercover investigation are still being drawn up.

[Cherry-Hill]


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South Roanoke residents plan to pursue legal action against the Cherry Hill Condominium project.
Opponents intend to go to court next week.
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[VO-NAT]
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They want construction of the project to stop at three floors instead of the planned five.
Monday they'll seek an injunction against further construction until the matter has been heard in Roanoke Circuit Court.
The South Roanoke Neighborhood Petition Committee hired legal counsel yesterday.
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[AED-Survivor]


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A Campbell County woman is alive today thanks in part to a county deputy who was in the right place at the right time.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Dorothy Hypes recently suffered heart failure in her Evington home.. Deputy Mark Schmitt heard the emergency call and responded within a few minutes.
Fortunately for Hypes, Schmitt had an automatic external defibrillator in his patrol car, which detects an irregular heartbeat and shocks the heart back to life.
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[SOT 13:38:56]
[IN Q=And then it]

((DR. WILLIAM VAN DYKE/CARDIOLOGIST: AND THEN IT TOLD TO DO IT AGAIN, EVIDENTLY IT DIDN'T SUIT IT YET, SO ANOTHER SHOCK WAS APPLIED AND BY THEN SHE WAS IN A NORMAL RHYTHM, THE ELECTRICAL ACTIVITY WAS RESTORED.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. William Van Dyke/Cardiologist]
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[OUT Q=activity was restored.]
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[VO-NAT]


Forty patrol cars throughout central Virginia now carry the defibrillators as part of the "HeartSave" program.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


They're celebrating a deacde of the Smith Mountain Lake Home Tour.
We join the tour by land and by sea.
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[VO-NAT]


And the land shook in Tokyo today.
The latest on the powerful quake when News 7 returns.
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[Video]


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A news chopper caught a car-jacker's attempted getaway.
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[VO-NAT]
[Super=X5052 (loads FX)]
[Super=X5045 (starts FX)]
[SUPER=75-Seattle, WA]


It happened in Seattle this afternoon.
The suspected car jacker crashed the Lexus he was driving, then took off on foot.
Police eventually caught up with him.
No word on any injuries from the accident.
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[eARTHQUAKE]


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[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=net]
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A powerful earthquake rocked Japan today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Yanago, Japan]


More than two dozen people were injured and some homes were destroyed.
There were reports of landslides and power outages.
The quake measured 7-point-3 and was centered about 315 miles southwest of Tokyo.
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[SML-Homes]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=00-32 TC1:16:27]
[GRAPHIC=Smith Mountain Lake]


This weekend you can tour ten standout homes on Smith Mountain Lake.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Smith Mountain Lake;]

The Smith Mountain Lake Home Tour kicked off today and focuses on unique properties, from a contemporary to a condo. One house splashes color, for example, while another is washed almost entirely in gray, with windows in every room.


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((BOBBIE JOHNSON/TOUR TAKER: I THINK THE VIEW IS ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE. I WOULD LIKE TO WAKE UP EVERY MORNING AND LOOK OUT OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND THE WATER.))
[SUPER=01-Bobbie Johnson/Tour Taker;]
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[OUT Q=and the water]
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[VO-NAT]

In the tour's ten years, it's raised more than a million dollars for local charities. 15-hundred volunteers organized this weekend's event. You can still buy tickets by calling 297-TOUR.
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[S-River]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
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[GRAPHIC=Liberty/Staunton River]


We start in Moneta where Staunton River welcomed Liberty to town in the battle of Bedford County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Moneta/Minutemen vs. Gloden Eagles; :00]

Liberty scored first when Chase Andrews takes the hand off and goes down the sideline on a 30 yard touchdown scamper and the Minutemen were up 7-nothing with just over four minutes left in the first quarter.
[SUPER=36-Liberty/28/Staunton River/7;]The Golden Eagles would bring their homecoming crowd to it's feet and tie the

game. Justin Wheeler takes the rock in from seven yards out. However, the Minutemen spoil the party with a 28-7 victory.
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[S-Northside]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
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Northside looked to stay unbeaten the Blue Ridge district, but first had to contend with William Byrd in Vinton.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/Northside vs. William Byrd; :00]


With 5:37 left in the first quarter Northside's Tommy Morgan is gonna cross the goal line and find the zone thanks to some good blocking, Northside goes up 7-to-0.
Late in the second, Morgan gives to Cory Keeling on the option and he scores from six yards out. 14-to-6.
[SUPER=36-Northside/21/William Byrd/0;]

Northside's defense comes through as the Vikings win it 21 to 0.
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[S-Pulaski]


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We head to Rocky Mount where Franklin County and Pulaski County went to war in a RVD match up.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount/Cougars vs. eagles; :00]

Right to the action. In the first quarter, from their own 35 yard line, watch the Cougars Allen Wheeling give to Frank Cobbs, he takes the rock right up the middle and goes for a 65 yards touchdown run. 7-Nothing Pulaski.
[SUPER=36-Pulaski Co./56/Franklin Co./6;] Cobbs would ground the Eagles one more time. He takes the hand off, bounce

s it into the open and turns on the jets for a 63 yard TD jaunt, Pulaski wins in 56 to 6. Cobbs with 276 rushing yards.

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[S-Scores]


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Coming up later on Friday Football Extra we serve up highlights from 10 other games, here's a look at some of the scores that have already come in.
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[FFe-Scores]


[SUPER=55-Hargrave Military/34/Va. Episcopal/7/Martinsville/30/Laurel Park/0/Fuqua/Sat./North Cross/1:30;]



[SUPER=55-Gretna/32/Chatham/6/P.H. Glade Spring/13/George Wythe/20/Magna Vista/53/Patrick Co./21;]



[SUPER=55-Riverheads/48/Bath Co./22/Covington/21/James River/0/Albemarle/14/G.W. Danville/17;]



[SUPER=55-Amherst Co./0/Rustburg/13/Dan River/29/F. Collinsville/22/Christiansburg/14/Rockbridge Co./35;]



[SUPER=55-Liberty/28/Staunton River/7/Alleghany/21/Blacksburg/31/J.J. Kelly/50/Ervinton/6;]



[SUPER=55-Rke. Catholic/0/Huguenot/37/Rural Retreat/28/Chilhowie/0/Heritage/21/Jefferson Forest/14;]



[SUPER=55-Galax/6/Floyd Co./21/Clintwood/19/Richlands/32/Pulaski Co./56/Franklin Co./6;]



[SUPER=55-Salem/7/Lord Botetourt/10/Radford /30/Giles/29/Northside/21/William Byrd/0;]



[SUPER=55-Narrows/12/Bland Co./34/Abingdon/14/Carroll Co./34/Twin Springs/6/Holston/32;]



[SUPER=55-Halifax Co./No/E.C. Glass/Rpt./Stuarts Draft/No/Spotswood/Rpt./Appomattox/No/Altavista/Rpt.;]



[SUPER=55-William Campbell/No/Nelson County/Rpt./Tunstall /No/Bassett/Rpt./Auburn/No/E. Montgomery/Rpt.;]


[S-Tech]


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Virginia Tech hosts Temple on homecoming tomorrow at high noon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chestnut Hill, MA/Last Saturday; :00]

A lot of folks are hoping this homecoming will serve the same purpose for Tech stars Michael Vick and Andre Davis. Last year the two were a deadly combo, but this season - their air show has been defined mainly by near misses.
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[IN Q=ME AND MIKE...]
[SUPER=01-Andre Davis/Va. Tech Wide Receiver; :00]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Head Coach; :16]
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[OUT Q=....WITH US."]
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[VO-NAT CON'T]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/Last Season;]

Last season in Philadelphia, the Hokies scored 62 points and Vick and Davis hooked up on two separate TD passes against the Owls who are 30 point underdogs.
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[S-UVa]


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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-66 1:58:07]
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Virginia and Maryland hook up in an ACC contest in Charlottesville tomorrow, that game also at noon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-College Park, MD/Florida State vs. Maryland; :00]


The 2 and 2 Terps are coming off a 52 point loss to Florida State in game where they sacked and injured Seminole quarterback Chris Wienke. Tailback LaMont Jordan rushed for 114 yards and had 306 yards in a costly 34-30 1999 loss to UVa.

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[IN Q="we have]
[SUPER=01-LaMont Jordan/6 TD's, 302 Yards This Season; :00]
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[OUT Q=....a lot of fun"]
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[S-College]


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[WRITER=sma]
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The undefeated Generals of Washington and Lee hit the road for a game at Catholic. Kickoff is 1 o'clock.
[GRAPHIC=VMI]


Winless V-M-I hosts Wofford at Alumni field the game is set for a 1 o'clock kickoff.
[GRAPHIC=College Football]


Averett College travel to St. Louis for a one PM start against Principia College


[S-Skins]


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[WRITER=sma]
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[GRAPHIC=Redskins]


The Redskins are in a three way tie for first in the NFC east with the Giants and the Eagles. Sunday, Philadelphia will try and take part of the top spot, battling Washington at Veterans Stadium in a game that re-unites Eagle running back and former Redskin Brian Mitchell with his old team. He spent 10 years with Skins but was released this past June. He says his emotions will under control.
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(())
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[OUT Q=.....makes mistakes"]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Landover, MD; :00]


The Redskins defense will have to stop Mitchell. Washington's D is rated 12th in the league, but the Skins have the league's number one sack artist in Marco Coleman. He attributes his 8 sacks through five games to his teammates.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="im]
[SUPER=01-Marco Coleman/21 Tackles This Season; :00]
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[OUT Q=....good team defense"]
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[S-Express]


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The Express opened the ECHL exhibition season tonight against Richmond.
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The game against the Renegades faced off at the Ice Station in a 7:30 face off in front of a packed house.
We pick it up in the second period, Richmond up 1-nothing. The Renegades Joe Vandermeer fires a shot at Express Goalie Dave Gagnon, the puck finds the top shelf to make it 2-nothing Gades.
What's an ECHL game without a a big hit and a fight. Watch Roanoke's Anthony Terzo get his clock cleaned but Adam Dewan takes up for him. Ricmond wins 3-nothing. Now your numbers.
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NHL veteran and former Boston Bruin Marty McSorley was found guilty today of assault with a weapon for hitting Vancouver Canuck Donald Brasheer with his stick during a game last year. The judge handed down a sentence of 18 months probation, no jail time and during that time he cannot play against Brasheer.
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The conviction is the first of an NHL player for an on ice hit since 1988. He now must decide a new course of action.
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The Seattle Mariners advanced to the American League Championship series today with a 2-1 win over the Chicago White Sox.
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Trailing 1-nothing, the Mariners tied the game in the bottom of the fourth. Stan Javier connects on an r-b-i single that brings in a run and we are tied at 1-all.
[SUPER=35-Seattle/2/Chicago/1;] In the bottom of the ninth, Carlos Guillen with a controversial play, he bunts, but d

id he step on the plate? His bunt scores Ricky Henderson and Seattle sweeps Chicago three games to none.
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in the other AL semifinal, the New York Yankees are leading Oakland 4-2 in the ninth.[GRAPHIC=HOLD MLB]