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Coming up on News 7-
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From Tennessee to Roanoke.. we'll check in with the candidates- four days before elections.
Workers at two different plants find out they'll lose their jobs-
And a football mauling at Cave Spring- Football highlights coming up.
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[Talent=Jean]


Plus cooler weather on the way.
News 7 is next.

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[VO-NAT]


Four days left until Americans go to the polls and choose a President.
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[Campaign]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2000]


George W. Bush is dealing with a DUI arrest from 24 years ago- and Al Gore isn't saying much about it.
With just a few days of campaigning left- both candidates are out their battling for votes- Lee Cowan reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=201-George W. Bush/(R) Presidential Candidate; :12]
[SUPER=201-Karen Hughes/Bush Campaign; :33]
[SUPER=201-Al Gore/(D) Presidential Candidate; :59]
[SUPER=201-Lee Cowan/Reporting; 1:16]
[RUNS=1:27]
[OUT Q=Saginaw, Michigan.]

((THE THEME WAS SUPPOSED TO BE MILITARY DEFENSE. INSTEAD IT WAS A DEFENSE OF HIS CHARACTER. GEORGE W BUSH TRYING TO GET BACK ON TRACK-- AFTER A BOMB SHOOK HIS CAMPAIGN TO THE CORE.
SOT: BUSH

IT'S BECOME CLEAR TO AMERICA....I'VE LEARNED FROM THE MISTAKES. A DAY AFTER HE WAS FORCED TO ADMIT A DRUNK DRIVING CHARGE-- THE TEXAS GOVERNOR FOUND HIS MOMENTUM THREATENED....AND QUESTIONS DIRECTED NOT AT THE CRIME-- BUT THE ALLEGED COVER-UP.
SOT: KAREN HUGHES/BUSH CAMPAIGN

THE ONLY TIME....RECORD AS A YOUTH. THE ARREST GOES BACK 24-YEARS-- WHEN THE TEXAS GOVERNOR PLEADED GUILTY TO A MISDEMEANOR CHARGE OF DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE. IT'S A REVELATION THAT'S CAUSED A DISTRACTION IN WHAT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE A CAREFULLY ORCHESTRATED FINAL WEEK.
(NAT: GORE)

AS FOR THE VICE PRESIDENT...
SOT: I HAVE NO COMMENT...

HE PLANNED ON STAYING ON MESSAGE-- FOCUSING ON WHAT HE BELIEVES SETS HIM APART FROM THE TEXAS GOVERNOR: THE ISSUES.
SOT: GORE

STANDUP: THE BUSH CAMP IS CONFIDENT THE FERVOR WILL DIE DOWN AND THAT BY ELECTION NIGHT-- A QUARTER CENTURY OLD OFFENSE WILL BE WHAT IT WAS SUPPOSED TO REMAIN-- ANCIENT HISTORY. LEE COWAN, CBS NEWS SAGINAW, MICHIGAN.))

[React-Bush]


[ANCHOR=JEAN]
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No one knows for sure how Bush's DUI will affect him at the polls. But will it be a problem for his national campaign co-chairman- Jim Gilmore: or fellow Republican George Allen?
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Richmond]


Gilmore blames Al Gore.
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[SOT 13:11:19]
[IN Q=It's something]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: IT'S SOMETHING THAT HAPPENED YEARS AND YEARS AGO. ISN'T MATERIAL TO THIS RACE. BUT THE VERY FACT HE RAISED IT IN THAT WAY IS WHAT'S SO TROUBLING.))
[SOT 13:12:12]

((ALLEN: ALL OF US IN OUR LIFE HAVE DONE THINGS IN LIFE THAT WE WISH WE HADN'T DONE. BUT NEVERTHELESS, IT'S HOW HAS HE COMPORTED HIMSELF IN A POSITION OF PUBLIC TRUST. AND I THINK WITH IMPECCABLE CHARACTER. AND I THINK HE WILL BRING A GREAT DEAL OF HONOR AND DIGNITY TO THE WHITE HOUSE.))
[SUPER=207-Gov. Jim Gilmore; :00 ]
[SUPER=201-George Allen/(R) U. S. Senate Candidate; :11]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=the White House.]
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[Robb]


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The candidates for the U-S Senate seat from Virginia are making last minute campaign stops across the state.
[SS=Chuck Robb]


Tonight Senator Chuck Robb was in downtown Roanoke holding a campaign rally.
[DOUBLE BOXES= Jean and Kate/Newsroom;]


Kate Weidaw attended the event and joins us from the newsroom with the details.
[LIVE= Kate/FULL Newsroom]
[SUPER=240-Kate/Weidaw/kweidaw*wdbj7.com;]


Senator Chuck Robb packed the Visitors Bureau in downtown Roanoke tonight with supporters.
Earlier this afternoon he stopped in Lynchburg where he's behind in recent polls by 20 percent.
In Roanoke he is also trailing by 9 percent but Robb says he's not worried.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=203-Roanoke;:07]
[SUPER=201-Chuck Robb/(D) U. S. Senate Candidate;:35]
[RUNS=:57]
[OUT Q=to the polls.]
(([SOT 22:12:41]
[INQ=]

((CHUCK ROBB: ARE YOU READY TO WIN AN ELECTION? AUDIENCE: YEAH!))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 6]


As election day draws closer Senator Chuck Robb is stopping in areas he hasn't had a chance to campaign in recently. The last time Robb came to Roanoke was August 9-th. He says he would have come here sooner except he was fulfilling the job he was elected for. And although polls show he's behind he's pushing forward.

[SOT 18:37:17]
[INQ=]

((CHUCK ROBB: YOU ALWAYS WORRY ABOUT THE PERCEPTION THAT YOU MIGHT BE BEHIND BUT YOU HAVE TO WORK REALLY HARD.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 5]


Robb told the crowd he's working hard to clarify the distortions Allen has made about his record.

[SOT 22:15:08]
[INQ=]

((CHUCK ROBB: GEORGE SAYS I'M AGAINST EXPELLING STUDENTS WHO BRING GUNS TO SCHOOL WHEN I VOTED FOR IT. GEORGE SAYS I'M FOR THE MARRIAGE PENALTY TAX WHEN I VOTED TO ELIMINATE IT.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 15]


Robb says he hopes voters will compare his record against Allen's on education, a woman's right to choose, and gun control when they head to the polls.))
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[LIVE= Kate/FULL Newsroom]


Robb will be stopping in Christiansburg tomorrow morning at 9 to rally early morning voters.
And then he heads off to 5 other places across the state.
[DOUBLE BOXES= Jean/Kate Newsroom;]


George Allen is also expected to make a stop in Roanoke tomorrow afternoon at the airport.

[Breast-Cancer]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-49 3:15]
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Robb's campaign zereoed in on a vote Allen cast in Congress against a bill that would have provided breast and ovarian cancer research funding.
Allen says he voted NO because it also funded fetal tissue research.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Richmond]


But today, the Allen family said bringing up the vote was a "vicious falsehood" meant to "tear down George Allen."


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[SOT 13:06:02]
[IN Q=To my husband's]

((SUSAN ALLEN/CANDIDATE'S WIFE: TO MY HUSBAND'S OPPONENT I WOULD ONLY SAY YOUR DESPERATION POINT HAS RISEN GREATLY. BUT YOU HAVE REACHED AN ALL-TIME LOW. AND WE ARE OFFENDED.))
[SUPER=201-Susan Allen/Candidate's Wife;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=are offended.]
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[VO-NAT]


Susan Allen says she's offended because she's worked hard for breast cancer prevention, and George's mother is a breast cancer survivor.
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[Talent=Jean]
[SS=Chuck Robb]


Robb rseponded saying he's dealing with Allen's record straight up.


[Henry-Jobs]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=00-34 TC1:25:32]
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Last week we told you two of the three former Tultex plants in Martinsville had been sold.
Today, we learned the remaining one is also getting a new outfit.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.]


Sara Lee Activewear bought the former distribution center and plans to expand it -- that means 300 new jobs for Henry County.
Sara Lee almost moved its operations to Florida, but Virginia provided more than a million dollars for renovations.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=That means if]

((MIKE SEIDLE/HENRY CO. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: THAT MEANS IF SARA LEAVE WOULD HAVE DECIDED TO MOVE THIS OPERATION ELSEWHERE, WE WOULD HAVE LOST A TOTAL OF 557 JOBS. THE PROJECT BEING HERE MEANS A GREAT DEAL TO MARTINSVILLE AND HENRY COUNTY.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Seidle/Henry Co. Board of Supervisors]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=and Henry County.]
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[VO-NAT]


Sara Lee already employs 250 people in Henry County. Those workers will be moved to the distribution center within the next 30 months.
The company produces and markets clothing for Hanes, Champion, Leggs, and Polo Ralph Lauren.
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[Volvo]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-40 TC51:07]
[GRAPHIC=Volvo Layoffs]


The economic news is not so good in the New River Valley.
More layoffs are coming at Volvo-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin;]


The company told workers at the Dublin plant this morning that it estimates at least 200 will be laid off after Thanksgiving.
Another 200 will take a two-week paid furlough this month.
Volvo says it has to cut truck production back 30-percent ... to compensate for an industry-wide drop in new truck orders.
Truck companies have been hit hard by high fuel prices and low demand.
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[SOT 1:09:35 - :46]
[IN Q=We've anticipated]

((BILL BURTON/LOCAL UAW PRESIDENT: WE'VE ANTICIPATED A LAYOFF. WE THOUGHT WE HAD A SHOT AT GETTING THROUGH TO THE FIRST OF THE YEAR... THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS, BUT IT JUST DIDN'T WORK OUT. SO, WE'LL JUST HAVE TO RIDE IT OUT AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS FROM NOW ON.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Burton/Local UAW President;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=from now on.]
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[VO-NAT]


The layoff will affect workers hired after November of 1997.
Volvo currently has about 19-hundred unionized workers.
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[Burruss]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-35 TC1:19:46]
[SS=Plant Closing]


And in Galax- 265 people showed up for work Galax yesterday and found out they're out of a job.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Galax;]


Without notice, the Burruss Company told workers in its seven plants in Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee it's closing.
The company makes flooring and dimension components for furniture companies.
In a statement to workers, the company cited, "unforeseeable business circumstances," and the loss of a bank credit line.
Employees picked up their final paychecks at the Galax plant this afternoon.
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[SOT 1:18:51 - 1:19:00]
[IN Q=With my father]

((RANDY BREWER/18-YEAR EMPLOYEE: WITH MY FATHER WORKING HERE FOR YEARS, THAT'S ALL I'VE KNOWN WAS HIM WORKING HERE, AND I WORKED HERE AND MY SON WORKED HERE UNTIL JUST A COUPLE WEEKS AGO.))
[SUPER=01-Randy Brewer/18-Year Employee;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=couple weeks ago.]
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[VO-NAT]


Company officials at the plant commented that they did NOT know the reason for the closing. Others refused to comment.
The city manager also could not be reached for comment.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
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[SS=None]


He BROKE ground as the first test-tube baby in the Roanoke Valley... now he's planting quarterbacks IN the ground.
We'll have Daniel Kirby's story when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And a former major leaguer tells a judge his troubles are so bad.. he just wanted to die.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=15:18:34]

((I'VE BEEN IN SUCH A POSITION WHERE LIFE HASN'T BEEN WORTH LIVING FOR ME.))
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=living for me.]
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[vo-nat]
Hear more from Daryl Strawberry coming up.
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[Sports-Preview]


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[SOT]
[IN Q="Hey sports....]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=coming up in Sports.]

((Hey sports fans check this out, It's the final week of the regular season for high school football, Steve Mason caught up with the Hokies during their afternoon walk through we'll have the latest on Michael Vick, Andre Davis and starting quarterback Dave Meyer and the Roanoke Express was back at the Roundhouse tonight hosting the Richmond Renegades.
All that and more coming up in sports.))
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[STrawberry]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
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Daryl Strawberry told a judge today his life was so bad, he wanted to die-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tampa, FL]


Strawberry says he stopped taking his cancer fighting medicine because life wasn't been worth living.
The troubled ballplayer has been in jail since October 25th when he left a rehab center to go on a drug binge.
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[SOT 15:17:52]
[IN Q=]

((DARYL STRAWBERRY: IT'S MY SECOND BATTLE WITH CANCER. I'M BATTLING ADDICTION AT THE SAME TIME. I REALLY HAD NO HOPE. I WOULD RATHER AT THE TIME HAVE KILLED MYSELF, BUT I COULDN'T KILL MYSELF BECAUSE OF MY FIVE CHILDREN.))
[SUPER=01-Daryl Strawberry/Former Baseball Player;]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=of my five children.]
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[VO-NAT]


Strawberry is fighting Colon cancer.
He says at one point he stopped taking chemotherapy because he would rather die than feel that bad.
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[Kirby]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=00-44 TC10:59]
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It's Friday night and that means Football's in the spotlight- but one Northside player was in the spotlight as a baby 17 years ago.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/1983;]

Daniel Kirby was the Roanoke Valley's first test tube baby. Lewis-Gale Hospital held a press conference, but people had been peering at him from the time he was conceived. And the cameras tagged along as Kirby grew up.
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[SOT 17:10:16]
[IN Q=I don't]

((DANIEL KIRBY/FORMER TEST TUBE BABY: I DON'T REMEMBER MUCH ABOUT IT BUT LOOKING BACK, IT'S PRETTY NEAT. I'M GLAD I'M A LITTLE DIFFERENT THAN EVERYBODY ELSE.))
[SUPER=01-Daniel Kirby/Former Test Tube Baby;]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=than everybody else]
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[VO-NAT]


Remember number 63's hit on the Blacksburg quarterback last week? That was Daniel Kirby. Even some of the players know about his unusual start.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:44:30]
[IN Q=THere was]

((TOM KIRBY/BOY'S FATHER: THERE WAS A PLAYER ON BYRD'S TEAM THIS YEAR THAT WAS IN LAMAZE WITH US THAT WAS BORN THE DAY BEFORE OR AFTER DANIEL AND WAS IN THE HOSPITAL WITH US SO THAT'S SOMETHING WE RAN INTO IN THE FOOTBALL SEASON.))
[SUPER=01-Tom Kirby/Boy's Father;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=football season]
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[VO-NAT]

Coming up on Friday Football Extra -- we'll ask Daniel how this distinction affected him growing up.
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[Advance-suit]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-38 50:58]
[GRAPHIC=Advance Auto]


Advance Auto says Exide is over-charging.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The national auto parts chain- -based in Roanoke- -prides itself on batteries.
Advance says Exide wants to jack up the price 40-percent.
Exide is trying to get out of a 62-million dollar contract to provide batteries through 2003.
Advance filed suit in federal court today, hoping to hold Exide to the terms of the contract.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Exide has its own financial problems, the result of a corporate take over.
It claims Advance got the contract "by fraud and deceit," falsely claiming to have a lower competitive bid.
[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Next on News 7, a homecoming for the crew of the U-S-S Cole.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Nat music]
[RUNS=:04]
[OUT Q=nat music]
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[VO-NAT]


And some of the best in Bluegrass share their expertise in Roanoke this weekend.
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[USS-Cole]


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[WRITER=jja]
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[GRAPHIC=USS COLE]


A homecoming for many of the U-S-S Cole sailors.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Norfolk;]


The 200 sailors who remained on the Cole after it was bombed three weeks ago- are now back home- on Virginia soil.

Amid the joy today- there is also sadness.
A reminder that 17 sailors were killed in the bombing and will not be coming home.
Sailors were welcomed with open arms and hugs today.
And One especially big smile from this little girl to her father.
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[Sizemore]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=00-54 TC00:12]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Herschel Sizemore has played with many of the best in Bluegrass. This weekend the Roanoke mandolin master is sharing his expertise.
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[SOT OF MUSIC 17:30:50]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=NAT MUSIC]
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[VO-NAT]


Today, Sizemore traded licks with students taking part in the Roanoke Bluegrass Weekend.
He's a veteran of well- known bands, and recently released his third solo project on Hay Holler Records.
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[SOT 17:43:53]
[IN Q=I don't think music should be a selfish thing.]

((HERSCHEL SIZEMORE: I DON'T THINK MUSIC SHOULD BE A SELFISH THING. IT'S A GOD-GIVEN TALENT. IF I KNOW HOW TO DO SOMETHING OR CAN SHOW SOMEBODY SOMETHING, I THINK WE OUGHT TO PASS IT ON, BECAUSE WE'RE DEFINITELY NOT GOING TO TAKE IT WITH US.))
[SUPER=01-Herschel Sizemore/Mandolin Player]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=not going to take it with us.]
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[VO-NAT]


A public concert Saturday night at the Hotel Roanoke will feature Sizemore and other leading bluegrass musicians.
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[Tease3]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]


Are there finally showers in the forecast?
Robin will be here a little later with the forecast.
But first, Roy Stanley's up next with sports.

[S-Cave]


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[TAPE#=SP-84 (7:55)]
[GRAPHIC=Knights/Cougars]


Cave Spring used a big first half and the Knights beat Pulaski County tonight 49 to 14.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Cougars vs Knights; :]


The Knights scored on their first possession Jacob Lewis goes to the air and hits Tom Hagan on the touchdown pass play and the Knights took the 7 to nothing lead.
[SUPER=36-Cave Spring/49/Pulaski Co./14/; :]


Then later on in the second quarter after a blocked punt Lewis fakes the pass and keeps the ball and scores on the 20 yard run to make it 35 to nothing Knights and Cave Spring goes on to win it 49 to 14.
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[S-PH]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-79]
[GRAPHIC=Patriots/Colonels]


Down at Victotry Stadium, Patrick Henry beats William Fleming 16 to 14 to win the Noel C. Taylor trophy.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Colonels vs Patriots; :]


The Patriots would add to their lead when Fleming's Richard Barrett drops back to punt the snap goes over his head he kicks it out of the end zone for a safety.
But the Colonels score the only T-D of the second half when Calvin Bannister takes the handoff and scores to made it 16 to 14 Patriots.
[SUPER=36-Patrick Henry/16/William Fleming/14/;]


But the Patriots hold on for the win and P-H gets the Noel C. Taylor Trophy with the 16 to 14 victory.
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[S-Radford]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
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[GRAPHIC=Bobcats/Auburn]


Lets go to Radford where the Bobcats were hosting the Eagles of Auburn.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford/Bobcats vs Eagles; :]


Norm Linebug sends his team out for the coin toss.
Auburn gets the ball first, then on 3-rd and 17 Levi Day goes to the air but the ball is picked off by Radford's Chris Cook who runs it in for the 22 yard T-D to make it 7 to nothing Bobcats.
[SUPER=36-Radford/23/Auburn/0/;]


The on Radford's next possession the Bobcats move it to the 15 setting up this 32 yard Trey Mitchell field goal to make it 10 to nothing and Radford goes on to win it 23 to nothing.
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[FFe-Scores]


[SUPER=55-Parry McCluer/13/Bath Co./37/Tunstall/14/Martinsville/24/Chatham/32/Nelson Co./13;]



[SUPER=55-E. Montgomery/0/Giles/41/Dan River /16/Magna Vista/45/Auburn/0/Radford/23;]



[SUPER=55-Jefferson Forest/0/Rustburg/24/Salem/52/Christiansburg/0/J.J. Kelly/No/Hurley/0;]



[SUPER=55-Patrick Co./28/F.-Collinsville/16/James River/51/Craig Co./20/Pulaski Co./14/Cave Spring/49;]



[SUPER=55-Narrows/27/Ft. Chiswell/53/Floyd/6/Grayson Co./20/Northwood/46/Holston/12;]



[SUPER=55-William Fleming/14/Patrick Henry/16/G.W. Danville/33/Halifax Co./0/William Byrd/56/Rockbridge Co./35;]



[SUPER=55-Heritage/0/Liberty/25/Abingdon/8/Marion/9/Gretna/8/Appomattox/0;]



[SUPER=55-Northside/34/Alleghany/14/Brookville/28/Amherst Co./24/Covington/14/Glenvar/61;]



[SUPER=55-Richlands/28/Carroll Co./40/Pocahontas/19/Galax/30/George Wythe/17/Coeburn/14;]



[SUPER=55-Rural Retreat/42/John Battle/7/Stuarts Draft/0/Waynesboro/15/P.H. Glade Spring/No/J.I. Burton/Rpt.;]



[SUPER=55-Virginia High/No/Tazewell/Rpt./Bassett/No/Laurel Park/Rpt./Gate City /No/Lee/Rpt.;]



[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-82 (5:35)]
[GRAPHIC=Big East]


The Miami Hurricanes hope to end five years of frustration tomorrow when they battle the second ranked Virginia Tech Hokies at the Orange Bowl.
Steve Mason and Photographer Greg Moore have the latest on Michael Vick, who wore a new ankle brace that was flown in today, Dave Meyer, Andre Davis and the Hokies state of mind.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="First audio...]
[SUPER=@Steve1; :00]
[SUPER=03-Miami/This Afternoon; :21]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :28]
[SUPER=01-Michael Vick/Virginia Tech Quarterback; :57]
[SUPER=01-Nick Sorensen/Virginia Tech Linebacker; 1:19]
[SUPER=01-Dave Meyer/Virginia Tech Quarterback; 1:29]
[RUNS=2:04]
[OUT Q=........news 7 sports."]
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[PINNACLE PAGE 13043]
The Hokies and Hurricanes kick it off at noon. [PINNACLE PAGE 13044]
Then Alabama and L-S-U are next at 3.





[S-College]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=VMI Logo]


The Keydets hit the road tomorrow for a game against Appalachian State in Boone North Carolina. Kickoff is 2 oclock.
[GRAPHIC=Ferrum]


Over in Ferrum the Panthers wrap up their home schedule with conference rival Salisbury State. Game time is 1 pm.

[GRAPHIC=W & L]


The Generals of Washington and Lee have a big ODAC game at Wilson Field against Emory & Henry. They'll kick it off at 1 oclock.
[GRAPHIC=Liberty]


The Liberty Flames hit the road for a game at Elon. Game time is 2 oclock.



[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-74 (1:37:57)]
[GRAPHIC=Express/Renegades]


The Roanoke Express hosted their big rival the Richmond Renegades tonight at the Roundhouse.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Renegades vs Express]


The Express enters the Roundhouse before the opening faceoff.
Roanoke Goalie Dave Gagnon would hold the Renegades in check in the first period here blocking this shot for the only action of the evening.
But the Express would rally in the second period when Adam Dewan takes the pass and he slips it by the Richmond goalie to make it 2 to nothing.
[SUPER=38-Roanoke/5/Richmond/2/;]


Then still in the second Dewan would get the rebound and score in close and the Express beats the Renegades 5 to 2.
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[S-Qualify]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
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Rusty Wallace won his ninth pole of the season and he will start up front in Sunday's DuraLube 500.
Jeff Burton will sart on the outside and here are the top 25.
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[SUPER=0107-1. Rusty Wallace/134.178/2. Jeff Burton//3. Robert Pressley//4. Johnny Benson//5. Steve Park//;]
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[SUPER=0107-6. Ken Schrader//7. Kenny Wallace//8. Mark Martin//9. Bobby Labonte//10. Ryan Newman//;]
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[SUPER=0107-11. Ricky Craven//12. Matt Kenseth//13. Dave Blaney//14. Jimmy Spencer//15. Mike Bliss//;]
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[SUPER=0107-16. Bobby Hamilton//17. Ricky Rudd//18. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//19. Ward Burton//20. Wally Dallenbach//;]
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[SUPER=0107-21. Scott Pruett//22. Kevin Lepage//23. Brett Bodine//24. Jeff Gordon//25. Jeremy Mayfield//;]
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[OUT Q=....final driver."]
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