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Coming up on News 7-
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Investigators in Floyd County search for a killer.
Millions of tax dollars will be spent on a Roanoke school-- but which one?
And, a Radford man involved in a standoff with police is out of the hospital.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]


Plus, Robin says prepare for possible record low temperatures.
News 7 is next.

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A woman's body is discovered in Floyd County.
Now... it's up to state police and sheriff's deputies to find the killer.
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[Floyd-Body]


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Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton, Jean has the night off.
The woman's body was discovered early this morning.
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[TAKE MAP FULL]
Investigators found it in the trunk of a junked car near an abandoned house off Sandy Flats Road.
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They're not releasing her name or the details of how she was killed, because they say it could compromise the investigation.
Sources tell News-7 that it was an 18-year-old woman from Pennsylvania who had been missing for several days. Investigators believe her body may have been in the trunk for one to two days.
It's been sent to the medical examiner's office in Roanoke for an autopsy and full identification.
Investigators say no one who lives near where the body was found is a suspect.
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[Roanoke-Academy]


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[**ANCHOR TAG**]
The Roanoke City School Board has a big decision on its hands - invest 7-point-five million dollars to renovate Roanoke Academy for Mathematics and Science, or spend 10-million dollars to build a new school. Meredyth Censullo reports, the school board is looking to the community for an answer ..
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[SUPER=01-Mac McCadden/Fmr.Roanoke Acad.Teacher; :16]
[SUPER=01-Patricia Price/Roanoke Academy Parent; :55]
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[OUT Q=news 7, Roanoke.]

(( Roanoke Academy was built in the 40s - as a junior high. Two reason's why the school board is looking to invest millions - an out of date building suited for older children, not the preschool and elementary students that learn here now.

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[SOT @ 1:18:31 - 1:18:49]
[IN Q=It was built...]

((MAC McCADDEN: IT WAS BUILT FOR STUDENTS A LITTLE BIT OLDER, LEGS A LITTLE LONGER, STAIRS A LITTLE LONGER THAN WOULD BE FOR ELEMENTARY AGE CHILDREN AND I LOOK AT IT THAT WAY AND I THINK MAYBE THE BEST THING FOR THIS AREA, COMMUNITY IS THAT WE DEMOLISH THIS SCHOOL.)) [RUNS:18]
[OUT Q=this school.]


Superintendent Wayne Harris says that's one option he's offering up to parents, teachers and the community - Build a new school... Or fix up the old one, adding new classrooms and a media center and renovating the auditorium, gym and cafeteria. That option appeals to some who want to preserve the school's history.

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[IN Q=Leave it...]

((PATRICIA PRICE: LEAVE IT HERE, RENOVATE IT, BECAUSE IF YOU BUILD ANOTHER BUILDING IT WILL NOT BE ROANOKE ACADEMY...THIS IS THE ACADEMY.)) [RUNS:07]
[OUT Q=the academy.]


If the School Board decides to build a new school, they're faced with another dilemma - construct it here, or ask the city if they can build it in adjacent Kennedy Park for use as a community facility. Superintendent Harris says that option would ALSO go to the community for feedback. Meredyth Censullo, News7, Roanoke.))
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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Another public hearing will held tomorrow at 3:30 at Roanoke Academy. Superintendent Harris says he WILL make a recommendation to the school board tomorrow night.

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The international arm-twisting of the Israelis and the Palestinians continues tonight.
For its part-- Israel has indefinitely extended its deadline for a halt to the violence.
Melissa McDermott has the latest
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[SUPER=03-Nazareth, Israel; :00]
[SUPER=01-Saeb Erekat/Chief Palestinian Negotiator; :41]
[SUPER=01-Shimon Peres/Former Israeli Prime Minister; 1:03]
[SUPER=01-Kofi Annan/U. N. Secretary General; 1:21]
[SUPER=01-Melissa McDermott/Reporting; 1:31]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( WITH WORLD LEADERS INCREASINGLY AFRAID PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST IS TRULY ELUSIVE... ISRAEL HAS DECIDED TO GIVE IT ANOTHER CHANCE.... THE ISRAELI CABINET MET IN EMERGENCY SESSION LATE MONDAY...WITH ITS SELF-IMPOSED DEADLINE FOR PEACE GONE... AND THE ROCK-THROWING AND GUN BATTLES INTENSIFYING... AN ISRAELI SPOKESPERSON EMERGED WITH AN INDEFINITE EXTENSION OF ITS ULTIMATUM --SAYING THERE IS INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMATIC PRESSURE...IT COULD NOT IGNORE.
THE PRESSURE IN PART COMES FROM THE UNITED STATES. PRESIDENT CLINTON HAS BEEN IN CONTACT WITH BOTH ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER EHUD BARAK AND PALESTINIAN LEADER YASSER ARAFAT --TRYING TO ARRANGE A SUMMIT. WHAT IS CLEAR SO FAR-- IS THAT NEITHER SIDE SEEMS TO WANT TO TAKE THE FIRST STEP.
SOT: Saeb Erekat/Chief Palestinian negotiator

"We really appreciate the efforts of President Clinton and of President Mubarak and others trying to salvage the situation but a more essential point at this stage is that Israel has to stop the escalation, Israel has to stop the shooting and once we have this then we'll have the means to put the peace process back on track."
SOT: SHIMON PERES


"Saying that you can't combine violence with peace like you can't combine fire with water - and that was the message of the last few days you (Arafat) have to make your choice and Barak is saying you have to make up your mind."
UN SECRETARY GENERAL KOFI ANNAN IS IN THE REGION AS WELL -- MEETING WITH BOTH SIDES.
SOT: ANNAN

THE TIME IS SHORT, THE STAKES ARE HIGH-- THE PRICE FOR FAILURE IS MORE THAN ANYONE OF US WANTS TO PAY. IT IS A PRICE BEING MEASURED ALL AROUND THE WORLD....CALLS FOR PEACE HAVE COME FROM RUSSIA, EGYPT, FRANCE, ITALY, TURKEY AND SPAIN. MELISSA MCDERMOTT, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK))

[SJ-Hospital]


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Lexington will start on a new hospital next month.
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Stonewall Jackson Hospital has been cramped for years. Two years ago, the hospital board decided to build a new facility instead of renovating the present one.
Now the work is about to begin, with groundbreaking set for November 10th.
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[81-Funding]


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Interstate 81 could see new safety technology soon, paid for with federal money.
The House has passed the final version of a bill that provides three million dollars.
Senate approval and President Clinton's signature are expected.
The money would help pay for instruments along 81 that would determine road hazards such as bad weather or congestion and signs to warn drivers.

[Demoranville]


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A Radford man is in jail tonight following an eleven hour standoff with police yesterday.
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Christopher Demoranville was released from the hospital this afternoon after being treated for a self-inflicted wound.
[SUPER=03-Radford/Yesterday]


Tonight, he's in the same jail as a friend he helped put away with his testimony.
DeMoranville and Derrick Chapman plotted to kill a Montgomery County Circuit Court judge last year.
DeMoranville told police about it and got three years probation.
Chapman was sentenced to nine years in prison.
Police say this time, DeMoranville could face prison time for the standoff and violating probation.
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[Native-Protest]


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Columbus Day brought parades and protests during observances in New York, Denver and other U-S cities today.
The concerns of native Americans were also heard here in Virginia.
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Early this morning in Richmond, someone poured a liquid that looked like blood onto a statue of Christopher Columbus.
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg]


In Blacksburg, Virginia Tech students gathered on the drill field to bring attention to native American issues.
Among their concerns, is what one protester described as "the misuse of Indian culture" in the school system.
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((THIS GROUP OF US HAVE JUST GOTTEN TOGETHER TO TRY TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT THAT. AND MAKE SURE THAT ALL OF OUR CHILDREN ARE BEING EDUCATED IN A WAY THAT CAN HELP ALL OF US TRULY APPRECIATE DIVERSITY. AND TO ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT ALL OF OUR STORIES AND HOW THIS HISTORY THAT'S OUR HISTORY HAS ALSO THESE DIFFERENT STRANDS.)) ((WE ARE NOT NECESSARILY TRYING TO BE ANTI- COLUMBUS. WE ARE JUST TRYING TO BE MORE INCLUSIVE. MOST OF WHAT PEOPLE KNOW OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND 1492 IS WHAT THEY WERE TOLD IN THEIR HIGH SCHOOL AMERICAN HISTORY TEXTBOOKS AND WE WOULD LIKE TO PROMOTE A DIFFERENT VIEWPOINT))
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The demonstrators who gathered at Virginia tech today, also support the effort to change the names of sports teams and school mascots that use native American themes, including the Blacksburg Indians.
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Time's running out to register to vote in November's election.
Details are still ahead on News 7.
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And more jobs and more flights are coming to the Roanoke Regional Airport.
A new carrier is moving in.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((THIS IS DENISE ALLEN JOINING YOU FROM THE NEWS 7 SPORTS DEPARTMENT TONIGHT. VIRGINIA TECH QB MICHAEL VICK RATES HIS PERFORMANCE AT MIDSEASON, UVA SIGNAL CALLER DAN ELLIS IS SITTING OUT PRACTICE WITH A STRAINED HAMSTRING. HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE NHL AND THE EXPRESS CUTS THREE AND READIES TO OPEN THE SEASON ON FRIDAY. THOSE STORIES AND MORE LATER IN SPORTS.))

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A new airline will be flying into the Valley as early as November - it could mean more and cheaper flights into and out of Roanoke.
As Jennifer Miele reports, Roanoke Regional will now be the operations hub of Potomac Air.
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(( Roanoke Regional Airport spent $800,000 revamping what it calls "hangar four." U.S. Airways used to do maintenance there, but pulled out three years ago.
Before Roanoke Regional started looking for a new tenant, Potomac Air landed a deal.
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((JACQUELINE SHUCK/ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT: WE'VE DONE A LOT OF WORK OVER THE LAST YEAR AND WERE ABOUT TO GO OUT AND START TO HEAVILY RECRUIT AND FIND AN OPERATOR TO COME IN, WHEN THEY SORT OF APPROACHED US FIRST.))
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Potomac Air will service Washington, D.C. traffic.
The new airline is a subsidiary of U.S. Airways. If the merger between U.S. Airways and United Airlines goes through, officials say Potomac Air could grow faster than anyone anticipated.
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((JACQUELINE SHUCK/ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT: WE'RE VERY HOPEFUL, IN TIME, IT WILL GROW INTO REGIONAL JET, MAYBE FULL SIZE JET SERVICE.)) [RUNS06]
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Potomac Air is hiring pilots, flight attendants, mechanics, dispatchers and crew schedulers immediately.
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((JACQUELINE SHUCK/ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT: IT'S ALWAYS GOOD TO HAVE A TENANT WHO IS AN AIRLINE DOING MAINTENANCE THERE. IT INCREASES THE LIKELIHOOD OF PLANES COMING IN. THEY DON'T LIKE BRINGING THEM IN AND GOING OUT EMPTY. IF AT ALL POSSIBLE, WE'RE VERY HOPEFUL THAT IN TIME IT WILL GROW INTO MORE AIR SERVICE.))
[OUT Q=more air service.]

[RUNS15] [STAND UP] ((JENNIFER MIELE/REPORTING: POTOMAC AIR OPERATIONS WILL BEGIN AS EARLY AS NOVEMBER. A NEW AIRLINE COULD BE JUST WHAT ROANOKE REGIONAL NEEDS TO TAKE OFF. JENNIFER MIELE, NEWS 7, ROANOKE.)) ))

[Lynchburg-Registrar]


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If location is the key to the success of any business, Lynchburg's voter registrar can expect continued success at its new location inside the Department of Motor Vehicles.
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The registrar's office moved to the D-M-V last month to make it easier for persons to register to vote.
In their first day, the staff signed up more new voters than they had in six months at City Hall.
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((ANNE- MARIE MIDDLESWORTH/LYNCHBURG VOTER REGISTRAR: I THINK THAT WE ARE STILL SERVING THE PUBLIC OUT HERE THAT WOULD ALREADY BE COMING TO THIS OFFICE, AND WE STILL HAVE THAT ACCESSIBILITY AT CITY HALL WITH VOTER REGISTRATION FORMS THERE FOR PEOPLE WHO CAN'T GET OUT HERE, SO I THINK WE'RE TRYING TO COVER OUR BASES IN BOTH LOCATIONS.))
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[OUT Q=in both locations.]
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There also are 17 other locations where Lynchburg residents can pick up registration forms.
The deadline for registering in the November election is 5 p-m tomorrow.
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[Yugoslavia]


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Yugoslavia's new leader is consolidating power-- as remnants of Slobadan Milosevic's government is crumbling.
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[VO-NAT 20:26:16]
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Yugoslavia's prime minister and most powerful police chief quit.
So did the Serbian health minister.
All are key allies of the ousted president.
New President Vojislav Kostunica (Voy-slav Koo-stuh-neat-suh) is putting his support in the judiciary, banks, and state-run companies.
As far as why he was elected... Kostunica (koo-stuh-neat-suh) believes citizens were tired of old style corruption.

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((VOJISLAV KOSTUNICA/YUGOSLAV PRESIDENT: BECAUSE I NEVER COMPROMISED WITH THE MILOSEVIC REGIME, BECAUSE I NEVER BEHAVED THE WAY MILOSEVIC, EVEN SOME OF THE OPPOSITION BEHAVED, I WAS NEVER ENGAGED IN ANY SORT OF CORRUPTION.))
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[OUT Q=of corruption.]
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Also, today the European Union agreed to lift its oil embargo and other sanctions against the newly democratic Yugoslavia.
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Next on News 7, Korean War vets from Danville and Pittsylvania County are honored-- fifty years after the conflict began.
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[VO-NAT]


And old man winter makes an early visit to parts of the east coast.
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The Daughters of American Revolution in Danville honored Korean War veterans today.
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It was 50 years ago when American troops first fought in Korea.
Fifth district congressman, Virgil Goode, dedicated a U-S flag and State Senator Charles Hawkins dedicated a Virginia State flag.
22 Americans from Pittsylvania County and Danville died during the conflict. Many veterans say they're proud of serving but there are many memories they would like to forget.
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((CARLTON DUNN/KOREAN WAR VETERAN: THERE'S SO MUCH...HAVING TO SLEEP IN MUD HOLES. YOUR FOX HOLE WAS FULL OF WATER HALF THE TIME. AND YOU DIDN'T KNOW WHAT WAS COMING OVER THE HILL HALF THE TIME OR WITH IN THE NEXT FEW MINUTES. A LOT OF PEOPLE WENT THROUGH A LOT OF STUFF OVER THERE.))
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The Korean War lasted from 1950 to 1953.
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[Space-Program]


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NASA will try again tomorrow to launch the space shuttle Discovery.
Astronauts will be delivering two new segments to the international space station.
The three man crew that will eventually inhabit the space station will include an American.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Star City, Russia]


Astronaut Bill Shepard has spent years of his life devoted to getting to this point.
Now, he and his Russian counterparts prepare for the five-month long mission which will begin a new era of permanent operations in space.
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[SOT 16:45:52]
[IN Q=We have very...]

((WE HAVE VERY SERIOUS WORK TO DO IN THE STRUCTURAL TESTING OF THE STATION. THE MOST IMPORTANT THING FOR ME IS TO MAKE SURE THE STATION IS OPERATIONAL.))
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[OUT Q=station is operational.]
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More than 23 experiments will be conducted while in space in the fields of medicine, ecology and science.
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It may be chilly here tonight, but it could be worse.
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At the Snowshoe ski resort in West Virginia, it's cold enough to fire up the snow guns.
They're already getting the slopes in shape for the upcoming season.
[SUPER=75-Binghamton, NY]


The weather in upstate New York looks like winter too.
Snow fell over the weekend in the Catskills, the Adirondacks and other parts of New York.
Temperatures dropped to the 20's and 30's this morning
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[S-Extra]


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In sports, highlights from the NHL, the Express trims its roster, Michael Vick gives himself a midseason grade and Dan Ellis is on the mend in Charlottesville.
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[VO-NAT]


First our extra point. Roger Penske and Penske Performance South has bought Michael Kranefuss' 50-percent share of Penske-Kranefuss Racing.
The team will now be known as Penske Racing.
Jeremy Mayfield will continue as driver of the team's number 12 Mobil One Ford Taurus.
Kranefuss will continue as a member of the team for the remainder of the NASCAR Winston Cup season.
Here are the scoreboards.
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The Boston Bruins are three and oh in this young hockey season. The latest win coming at the expense of Florida.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA/Fox Sports;]


Mike Knuble picks up the Bruins first short handed goal in two years early in the first period. It's one-nothing Boston.
The Bruins get their final goal of the day off a faceoff in the second period. The score makes it four-one Boston.

[super=31-Boston/4/Florida/2;]


Ray Whitney takes it on his own and Whitney puts the puck between the keeper's legs. Florida is on the board again, but this one ends Boston four, Panthers two.
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Buffalo goalie Dominik Hasek skated for the first time since straining a ligament under his left kneecap on opening day.
The star keeper is expected to participate in the team's full practice today.


[S-Express]


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The Express roster is down to 21 players. 11 of those are returning players. Five are rookies making their professional debuts with Roanoke.
Head Coach Perry Florio made the roster moves after watching Roanoke's two preseason games.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Roanoke lost both of its preseason contests to Richmond and plays the Renegades in the season opener this Friday.
Florio says it's just going to take some time for this team to jell.
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[ANCHOR=Denise]
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Friday's game against Richmond is at 7:30 at the Roanoke Civic Center.

[S-POLLS]


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The Associated Press high school football polls are out and schools in the Friday Football Extra coverage area continue to make their marks on the state.
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[take group aaa full screen]
In Group three-A, Pulaski County is ranked fifth. Patrick Henry and Cave Spring also received votes. [take group aa full screen]
Rustburg is ranked fourth in Group two-A. Liberty is eighth, Northside 10th. Magna Vista and Tunstall also received votes. [take group a full screen]
In single A Giles is sixth, George Wythe is eighth and Radford is in the 10th spot. Bath County picked up some votes as well.
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[S-Vick]


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It's a short week for the Virginia Tech Hokies. This Thursday night they welcome Big East neighbors - the West Virginia Mountaineers to town for an eight o'clock kickoff.
[GRAPHIC=VICK]

No one is looking forward to this game more than Tech quarterback Michael Vick. After two straight games in which he has struggled with three interceptions and a number of fumbles, Michael told us this afternoon that he plans to bring his old game and a new attitude to the field Thursday night.
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Vick has four interceptions this season, which is just one less than he had all of last year.
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Thursday night's game is a complete sellout
The parking lots on campus that are used for game traffic will not be open for fans until five pm.

[S-Womack]


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[WRITER=dal]
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UVA tailback Antwoine Womack picked up Co-Offensive Back of The Week honors with Florida State's Chris Weinke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Saturday;]


Womack posted his second consecutive 100 yard effort in the Cavs win over Maryland.
He carried the ball 29 times for 133 yards, out rushing the entire Terrapin team.
The junior is the second leading rusher in the ACC.
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[S-Ellis]


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[WRITER=dal]
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UVA coaches are taking a wait and see attitude towards Quarterback Dan Ellis' strained hamstring.
He won't practice today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Saturday;]


Ellis was injured with less than two minutes remaining in the first half when his pass was picked off by Shawn Forte.
Ellis didn't play the second half and finished the game six for six, with 148 yards and one touchdown.
UVA held on to beat Maryland 31-23.
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Ellis will have a week to rest. The Cavaliers are off this Saturday and play Florida State in Florida on the 21st.
Kick off is at 3:30.

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Washington's 17-14 win over the Eagles ups the Redskins' record to 4 and 2 on the season.
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As the Skins have improved this season, so has the play of rookie linebacker and former Penn State All-American LaVar Arrington.
He has 12 tackles and one sack on the season and is beginning to understand the complexity of the NFL game.
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The Redskins face the Baltimore Ravens this coming Sunday.

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The American League Championship series starts tomorrow night in New York, when the Mariners come to town to take on the Yankees.
In the National League, Mark McGwire says he'll be ready for fulltime designated hitter duties if St. Louis makes The Cardinals open the N-L-Championship Series with the Mets Wednesday night in St. Louis. it to the World Series.