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Just ahead on NEWS 7 at six.
A morning church service gives friends and family an opportunity to reflect on the life of Timothy Saunders... the Pittsylvania County native killed aboard the U-S-S Cole.
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And, a man is shot inside a Roanoke gas station.

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In sports, Dale Earnhardt wins at Talladega the Hokies are now number two in both polls.
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And the Redskins pull out a 10 to 3 win over the Baltimore Ravens at Fed Ex field in Landover.
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Another beautiful day across our region and this will continue with only minor changes ahead. I'll have that forecast coming up... [open]
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More than 30- sailors injured aboard the U-S-S Cole return home-- while a Southside community celebrates the life of their own fallen hero.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.


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Timothy Saunders of Pittsylvania County is among the victims of Thursday's explosion.
Today--- friends and family remembered the Ringgold native during a morning church service.


Kate Weidaw has the story.
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((REVEREND JESSE FITZ/PASTOR: IT'S TOUGH TO LOSE SOMEONE SO CLOSE AND SO YOUNG BUT GOD HAS A WAY THAT'S MIGHTY SWEET.))

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Timothy Saunders always made a point to come back to Kentuck Missionary Baptist Church in Pittsylvania County when he was on leave. Reverend Jesse Fitz describes his death as a storm that has come into their lives.

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((REV. JESSE FITZ: YOUNG MAN WAS OUT ON THE BATTLESHIP PROTECTING HIS HOMELAND HE DIDN'T EXPECT THIS THING TO COME, BUT YOU SEE THAT'S THE WAY STORMS ARE.))
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((SHERMAN SAUNDERS: I JUST THOUGHT ABOUT TIM THROUGH THE ENTIRE SERVICE THE ENTIRE SERVICE I JUST FELT HIS SPIRIT.))
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((THOMAS SAUNDERS/COUSIN: I'M NOT WORRIED ABOUT TIM I KNOW HE'S WITH THE LORD HE'S IN A BETTER PLACE, I'M KIND OF JEALOUS BECAUSE HE MADE IT BEFORE I DID.))
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((REVEREND JESSE FITZ: HE'S A GOD THAT WHEN OUR LIFE IS OVER DOWN HERE THAT HE COMES TO GET US AND TAKE US HOME THERE'S NOTHING WE CAN DO BUT EXCEPT WHAT HAS HAPPENED.))
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[WHILE YOU'RE SHOWING THE FINAL SHOT LAY DOWN SOME MUSIC WITH IT, AND LAY DOWN ABOUT THREE SECONDS BEFORE MY TAG.]
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Kate Weidaw News7 Pittsylvania County.))



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33- U-S sailors injured in the attack are back in the United States.
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The sailors who left Germany this morning arrived at the Norfolk Naval Station about an hour ago.
Six others more seriously injured stayed behind in Germany.
This morning-- Defense Secretary William Cohen said Yemen's President has changed his position and now views the explosion as an intentional bombing.
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((WILLIAM COHEN/SECRETARY OF DEFENSE: HE HAD CHANGED HIS MIND, HE HAD INDICATED TO THE PRESIDENT AND SECRETARY OF STATE AND NATIONAL SECRETARY ADVISOR THAT HE NOW BELIEVES IT WAS IN FACT AN EXTERNAL ACT, A TERRORIST ATTACK, AS SUCH. ))
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The U-S Government has authorized a full-scale investigation of the attack... which has been approved by the U-S Ambassador to Yemen.
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Roanoke police are investigating a shooting at a gas station.
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Police say approximately 10 young men were arguing when they entered this Sheetz store on Peters Creek Road around five A-M. An employee says one of the boys pulled out a gun, walked towards the back of the store and fired a shot. The men then left the store in different vehicles.
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A 17-year old was taken to the hospital with a gun shot wound to his jaw. A 15-year-old from Northwest Roanoke has been charged with aggravated assault and is being held at a local Detention Center.



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You won't find a steeple at a new church in Roanoke that's offering an alternative to a traditional service.
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The Roanoke Valley Community Church has set up shop at the Valleyview Grand Theater for Sunday worship. Pastor Michael DuVal says the service offers high energy music, theatrical plays, and a simple biblical message.
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((MICHAEL DUVAL/PASTOR: MY SENSE IS THERE ARE SOME PERSON WHO WOULD RESPOND WELL TO NON TRADITIONAL METHODS OF DRAMA MULTIMEDIA AND A BAND AND A MESSAGE THAT'S VERY PRACTICAL.))
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DuVal says anyone is welcome at the service - and families with young children are especially encouraged to attend. More then 200 folks came this morning.
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Tonight country superstar Kenny Rogers will bring his ballads to the Salem Civic Center.
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Preparations are underway... But this isn't the first time Rogers has visited the Roanoke Valley...
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His last appearance here was in 19-90, when he teamed up with Dolly Parton. They delighted several thousand fans by performing together on the Roanoke civic center stage. Now, ten years later, he's back with a popular new album.
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We'll have more from the concert, including an interview with the man himself, tonight on News7 at 11.[Tease#1]
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Next on News 7... A Roanoke Valley school is on the cutting edge of education. We'll take you there.
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And some Southeast Roanoke residents say a mission by a local homeless shelter is interfering in their neighborhood...

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That's still ahead...but first here's meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner with a look ahead at our workweek forecast...





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A shelter for the homeLESS is meeting opposition from some Southeast Roanoke homeOWNERS.
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Residents say they're upset over expansion of the Rescue Misson because they say it's creeping into their neighborhood. So, the group has formed the Historic Belmont Preservation Association. Today members placed signs around their neighborhood to let officials know they mean business.
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((BOBBY MEADOWS: WE FEEL LIKE WE'VE BEEN LEFT OUT OF THE PLANNING PROCESS THE MISSION AND THE CITY HAVE NOT LISTENED TO ANYTHING THE RESIDENTS HAVE SAID AND IT'S TIME FOR THEM TO START LISTENING.))
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Group members say they'll take their concerns to the city at tomorrow's Council meeting.
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Hundreds of the area's best and brightest teenagers spend half their day in a school that's leading the country in science and technology education.
Kelli Thompson checks out the Roanoke Valley Governor's School.
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Dr. Richard Shelly is very excited about the new addition to the Roanoke Valley Governor's School. With so many high tech tools in each classroom, understanding complicated concepts is a little easier for the students who attend here.
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((FIND ME ANOTHER HIGH SCHOOL THAT'S NOT A REGIONAL GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL THAT TEACHES BIOTECHNOLOGY . YOU CAN'T . AND SO THAT'S WHAT A SCHOOL LIKE THIS OFFERS. IT'S THE NEW STUFF, CUTTING EDGE STUFF.))
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The new "stuff" is what is helping these minds turn into doctors, engineers, and chemists across the country. This school has more than just computers and science labs. Machines that break down DNA are used in science classes. A "smart board" displays an Internet page for working math problems - they can be downloaded later at the student's home to aid in homework.
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((THE ROANOKE VALLEY GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL WAS ONE OF THREE BUILT IN THE STATE. IT NOW ENJOYS A REPUTATION AS A LEADER IN THE NATION IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY.))
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Danielle Petrosky is one of several hundred students at the Governor's School who appreciates the self-discipline students bring to the classroom.
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((IN THE OTHER HIGH SCHOOL, THE REGULAR HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES, STUDENTS AREN'T SO PREPARED FOR CLASS AND NOT AS STUDIOUS AS THEY ARE HERE.))
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All of these students are college bound. More than half will pursue advanced degrees and Shelly beleives the Governor's School has helped to prepare them for a future on the cutting edge. Kelli Thompson, News 7, Roanoke.))










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Still ahead on News 7 - Are looking for the Great Pumpkin? We've got just the place for you...
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And this pooch gives new meaning to the phrase "Bird Dog!" A four-legged friend that can't seem to keep all his paws on the ground - coming up after the break.
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With Halloween just two weeks away, a lot of people are still looking for the perfect pumpkin.
In this week's Virginia Profile, Marya Jones takes you to a Riner farm where area residents go to find it.
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(( Every October, this 10-acre pumpkin farm fills with hundreds of little people in search of the perfect orange gourd.
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Eager customers scour the terrain, sample the merchandise and, hopefully, walk away with their next Halloween jack-o-lantern.
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[NATS: 1:47:18 - :21] ((NATS LITTLE BOY: I GOT MY PUMPKIN.))
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((MARYA JONES: ARE YOU GOING TO PUT A SCARY FACE ON IT? WHAT'S IT GOING TO LOOK LIKE? MATTHEW OBERAKER: LIKE THIS (MAKES A FACE). ))
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For the past six years, Sinkland Farms' owner, Henry Sink, has opened his pumpkin farm to the public.
He says getting to watch kids and families pick their first Halloween pumpkins, makes his job one of the best around.
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((HENRY SINK: AT FIRST WHEN I STARTED DOING IT, I THOUGHT FOR A GROWN MAN TO BE OUT HERE PLAYING WITH A BUNCH OF KIDS WAS KIND OF WHATEVER, BUT IT'S VERY SATISFYING, I ENJOY DOING IT.))
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During each October week, he hosts school groups on field trips.
Rose Ann Cook brings her daycare kids every year.
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((ROSE ANN COOK/TEACHER: THIS YEAR THEY ALL DID VERY WELL. THEY GOT ORANGE ONES. LAST YEAR, MY WHOLE CLASS TOOK HOME GREEN PUMPKINS AND THEY WERE STILL GREEN AT HALLOWEEN. ))
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On weekends, the farm opens to the public.
That's when adults show just as much enthusiasm finding THEIR pumpkins...
Even if their hands are full, they roll them home any way they know how.
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((MARYA: I SEE YOU PICKED SORT OF A MUTANT PUMPKIN THERE. KAREN BOONE: MY 2 YEAR OLD, I THINK WILL ENJOY THIS. IT'S GOT A DIFFERENT LOOK. ))
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But pumpkins aren't the only attraction.
Visitors to the farm can take a 50-cent hayride.
And Sink has a petting zoo, filled with horses, rabbits, turkeys, and goats.
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((TAYLOR KINGERY: THE GOATS WANTED ME TO PET THEM. AND THEY WANTED TO FOLLOW ME.))
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Sinkland Farms got about 8-thousand visitors last year.
And Sink says business gets better every year.
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((HENRY SINK: I ENJOY THIS MONTH A WHOLE LOT. NOT ONLY IS IT REWARDING FOR THE CHILDREN, BUT WE'RE ABLE TO MAKE A FEW DOLLARS WITH IT.))
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((MARYA JONES: WHY DO YOU LIKE IT? MATTHEW OBERAKER: BECAUSE IT HAS A LOT OF PUNKINS.))
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And that keeps them coming back by truckload for more every year. Marya Jones, News-7, Montgomery County.))

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You've probably heard the term bird dog, the mut you're about to see purches with the birds IN THE TREE..
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This Roanoke pup races up trees like a cat. He'll even do it on command.
Stephen Urick's son brought Brown home from college three years ago.
One day while working on one of his rental properties in Roanoke, Stephen notice Brown had a unique talent.
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((STEPHEN URICK/BORWN'S OWNERl I ALWAYS NOTICED HE WOULD CHASE SQUIRRELS AND THER WAS A TREE OVER THERE AT AN ANGLE I JUST GAVE HIM THE COMMAND ONE DAY AND HE CLIMBED UP THE TREE. THAT WAS ABOUT TWO YEARS AGO AND HE'S BEEN DOING IT EVER SINCE. ANY TREE WITH AN ANGLE. HE'S CLIMBED A STRAIGHT TREE, BUT HE HAS A DIFFICULT TIME.))
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Stephen says certain breeds of dogs, such as foxhounds, are bred to climb trees.
Brown has caught about four squirrels and a musrat for his efforts, but it seems it's the thrill of the hunt and the climb that's the motivating factor.
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And coming up in sports, The Redskins and Ravens battled at Fed Ex field in Landover.
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And the Winston Cup drivers were in Talladega this afternoon for the Winston 500.
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In one of the most exciting finishes of the year, Dale Earnhardt takes the checkered flag winning the Winston 500 at Talladega.
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Tight racing was the order of the Day Jeff Gordon comes from the 43-rd position to lead the race after only 14 laps in the book.
Tony Stewart was having another good run he moved to the front to take over the lead on lap 34.
Then Michael Waltrip was having problems getting up to speed he would run on the low side of the track.
Jeff Burton's car was not up to speed either. He was in a three car group that was more than 20 seconds behind the leader Bill Elliott.
Dale Earnhardt would pull to the front for the second time of the day taking the lead on lap 77.
Then the second caution of the day comes out when Ward burton blows the right front tire with more than 70 laps to go.
But Earnhardt got fresh tires on a caution and he came from the 17-th spot with 4 laps to go and then after little push from Kenny Wallace and Earnhardt takes the checkered flag winning the Winston 500 and a millionn dollar bonus.
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Wallace was second, Followed by Joe Nemechek, Jeff Gordon and Terry Labonte.




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A Stephen Davis T-D run late in the game was the difference as the Washington Redskins beat Baltimore 10 to 3.
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Norv Turner looking on from the Redskin sideline.
He had to like this Chris Heppner comes in and boots this 32 yard field goal his first as a Redskin and Washington led 3 to nothing.
The Ravens tied it at three and then missed an opportunity to score a touchdown when Kevin Mitchell intercepts this Tony Banks pass in the end zone after moving the ball to the three the half ended with a 3 to 3 tie.
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Then Davis gets the call he takes the handoff breaks a tackle at the line and scores on the 33 yard run and the Redskins beat the Ravens 10 to 3.
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Ron Dayne's short T-D run in the fourth quarter lead the New York Giants to a 19 to 14 win over the Dallas Cowboys.
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The Giants took the lead in the first quarter when Kerry Collins hooks up with Pete Mitchell on this one yard T-D pass to make it 7 to nothing.
Then in the third, Troy Aikman passed for one than handed off to Emmitt Smith he scores on the 3 yard run and the Cowboys led the Giants 14 to 13.
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But Dayne takes the handoff and drags defenders into the end zone for the 3 yard T-D run and the Giants beat the Cowboys 19 to 14.
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The Carolina Panthers were on the road this afternoon taking on the New Orleans Saints.
For that and all of the final scores from the National Football League lets check the boards.
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Virginia Tech football has been written about in newspapers and magazines nationwide not to mention all the TV and radio coverage.
Now Coach Frank Beamer and his staff have gone world wide to keep the Hokie name on the tips of everyone's tongues, with the launching of a new website.
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It's called BeamerBall-dot-com. Coach says it's a way to keep Tech on the cutting edge of recruiting and fans up to date on the latest developments in the program.
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It also offers updates from all the assistant coaches and scouting reports for upcoming games.
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The Hokies are now second in both the coaches and A-P polls moving to number two in the A-P after receiving 1 first place vote.

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