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Today on News 7 at Five, breaking news in the Presidential election, as it is determined another state is too close to call.
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and the sports scene is changing at a local University. [Weather-Head]
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In Sports, Mike Stevens will have today's NASCAR qualifying from Homestead, Florida.
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Plus in Health News, Liberty University gets a federal grant to study the effects of an herbal supplement on the elderly.
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((WE'VE HAD TWO VOTE COUNTS ALREADY AND I'M PLEASED WITH WHAT'S HAPPENED.))
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George W. Bush talks about the recount- as the counting still goes on.
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And late news now about vote results in another state.
According to Voter News Service- New Mexico has now been declared too close to call- and the five electoral votes there have been taken away from Al Gore.
Drew Levinson joins us from Florida with the latest.
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((As the vote recount in Florida draws to a close. George W. Bush clings to the narrowest of margins. Still he cannot claim the presidency. Governor G.W Bush This is unprecedented in modern times. ...... Officials in the Sunshine state continue to delay certification of the results. They are waiting for a handcount of votes from four counties. Thousands of absentee ballots still have to be counted. Florida Voting Official (Paraphrased) "Doing all we can to get the count right and doing it in the open in front of everybody." The Gore camp says it's keeping its focus firmly on the process of ballot counting and not the controversy. Warren Christopher: We acknowledge we have different intersts in this situation, but we pledge to keep the rhetoric as low as possible and carry this out in a professional way." Though the campaigns say they want to avoid controversy..many voters in Florida are ready rumble. They are speaking out loud and clear... calling the ballot just plain confusing. Some folks punched the form twice when they realized they'd voted for wrong person. Those 19,000 ballots were thrown out...leading to a flurry of laws suits. William Daley, Gore Campaign Manager "Legal experts told us they feel stongly it was an unlawful ballot and we'll see what action that leads to." Only one thing remains clear about this election. It has been 3 days since the last vote was cast...and it's not over yet.))


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As the ballots are counted, the two men who would be president are trying to get on with their official duties. Lee Cowan has the latest.
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On the day when the UNOFFICIAL results showed him to be the next President of the United States -- the Texas Governor did everything but claim victory.

(SOT/GEORGE W. BUSH, REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE 3:03:12)

" "I understand there are still votes to be counted, but I'm in the process of planning, in a responsible way, a potential administration."

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He did not call for Al Gore to conceed the election, but his aids made it clear today, the Governor's patience was starting to run out.

(SOT/JAMES BAKER, FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE 12:13:25)

"To suggest that we should keep counting ballots that have been counted once, and even twice, over and over again, I think is not a fair position to take, nor a responsible position to take."

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A clear warning that if there ARE endless challeneges -- the Bush camp would be forced to challenge results in other states. They charged that would put the country into a tailspin.

While trying to relax at the Vice President's residence in Washington, Al Gore's tone seems to have softened.He made no mention of lawsuits today...and his running mate Joe Lieberman still insisted there was no reason to rush to judgement.

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"But even some democrats that had BACKED Gore, are now uring him to BACK down. The Gore campaign says if appropiate, it will -- as soon as IT considers the election over. Lee Cowan, CBS News, Austin." ))

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All eyes will remain on Florida, until the election recount is completed there and absentee ballots from overseas have been counted.
But the controversy hits close to home for local college students, who are registered voters in the Sunshine State.
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Hollins University has about 30 students who hail from Florida.
Many of them voted by absentee ballot, and say they're amazed by the result.
Alex Miller is a first year student from Broward County.
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((ALEX MILLER/HOLLINS STUDENT: AT FIRST YOU THINK, OH YEAH, MY VOTE COUNTS AND YOU JUST MOVE ON, BUT WITH THIS I REALIZE IT REALLY DOES COUNT AND YOU REALLY SHOULD TAKE PART IN THE POLITICS WHICH YOU INTEND TO DO.))
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Meanwhile, students say they hope the lingering controversy will lead to reforms that can make Florida elections less vulnerable to confusion or fraud.
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Amid the controversy over the Palm Beach County ballot- a school psychologist in Georgia says he gave second-graders an identical ballot to see if they could figure it out.
He says every one of the 74 eight-year-olds successfully chose their favorite Disney character. By the way, it was a tie -- Mickey Mouse and Goofy.
While most of the country and world are taking the presidential controversy very seriously, some advertisers are poking fun at it.
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(( "SOME DAY YOU CAN TELL YOUR GRANDKIDS YOU WERE THERE WHEN FLORIDA DECIDED THE NEXT PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION BY VOTING FOR BUSH...NO GORE...NO,NO BUSH. AT LEAST YOU CAN TELL THEM YOU TRIED THE "INSIDER" FROM PIZZA HUT.))
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The company says the ad reflects its irreverent spirit.
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Radford University says it will cut two sports programs. We'll have that after this break,
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and Averett College says it will not be a college anymore.
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Violence is swelling in the Middle East-
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The two sides clashed today with four Palestinians killed and an Israeli soldier critically wounded.
The violence came after Palestinians buried a militia commander killed in an Israeli attack.
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Today Palestinian leaders are talking tough- saying Israel would have to accept several conditions in order for peace talks to resume.
Yasser Arafat was at the United Nations today asking for a an international force to protect his people.
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Two varsity athletic teams at Radford University will be history after this year.
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The university's Board of Visitors voted today to demote the gymnastics and lacrosse teams to club sports.
They'll be replaced with a varsity women's swimming and diving team next year.
University officials say they did not have the money to maintain all 20 athletic teams at their current levels.
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((GREIG DENNY/ATHLETIC DIRECTOR: AFTER LOOKING AT ALL OF OUR OPTIONS, WE NEED TO DO LESS BETTER. I KNOW IT'S VERY HARD FOR STUDENT ATHLETES THAT ARE GYMNASTS AND LACROSSE PLAYERS TO UNDERSTAND AT THIS TIME, BUT I THINK IT'S THE RIGHT DECISION FOR OUR ATLHLETIC PROGRAM AND THE UNIVERSITY FOR THE LONG-TERM GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF OUR PROGRAM.))
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Gymnasts and lacrosse players who received scholarships will continue to get them through graduation.
But if they want to compete at the Division One level, they'll have to transfer to another school.
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Raising nine million dollars in the past two years is not enough for Ferrum College.
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Ferrum is taking its campaign public, hoping to earn another four million in the next two years. It'll fund, among other things, scholarships for international study.
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The college is also building a new weightroom and a library classroom. There's a fund for teachers too so they can do more community service with their classes.
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((STUDENTS ACTUALLY GO INTO THE FIELD AND WORK IN THE COMMUNITY TO HELP THEM -- THE APPALACHIAN COMMUNITIES -- ON PROJECTS THEY'RE WORKING ON SO WE LEARN ABOUT THE IMPACT OF INDUSTRIALIZATION IN THE APPALACHIANS AND THEY GET HELP FROM OUR STUDENTS.))
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This spring a select group of students will head to Montana to help out an Indian reservation -- and next summer another group goes to England to research America's religious roots.
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Virginia is getting another university.
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Averett College in Danville has decided to change its name to Averett University.
Officials say the new designation reflects the school's academic growth.
It should also help recruit more students, and enhance its programs off-campus.
The change takes effect July first.
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A cellular phone company helped dozens of veterans and their loved ones reconnect today.
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In honor of Veteran's Day, U-S Cellular offered the veterans at the Veterans Care Center free phone calls to anywhere in the United States.
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((THIS OPPORTUNITY ON VETERANS DAY TO CALL TO TALK TO MY OLD COMMANDING OFFICER THAT WAS REAL SPECIAL))
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((I WAS VERY GRATEFUL US CELLULAR WAS ABLE TO PROVIDE THIS SERVICE, VERY NICE OF THEM TO DO THAT))
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The veterans were allowed to make as many phone calls as they wanted.
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((MICHELLE NEU/US CELLULAR: I THINK MAYBE A LOT OF TIMES THERE NOT ABLE TO MAKE LONG DISTANCE CALLS FOR THE LENGTH OF THEY WANT TO AND AS MANY AS THEY LIKE AND AGAIN WE WE'RE LOOKING FOR A WAY TO HELP AND THIS IS WHAT WE CAME UP WITH))
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Coming up next on our newscast, Jacey Birch will introduce us to some people who will keep you in stitches.
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When it comes to quilting... some sew for fun... others for the warmth of quilts.. and still others... to create masterpieces.
Many of these soft and cozy works of art are on display in Martinsville where everyone is invited to come and "Meet the Quilters."
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Jacey Birch is at the Piedmont Arts Center to introduce us to a few of the artisan quilters.
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Up next in Sports, we'll tell you why NASCAR qualifying was like a stroll in the Park today.
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And then a little later, we'll meet a Stray Cat who is strutting to a new tune.
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As the nation's elderly population continues to grow, millions of people are looking to stave off some of the side effects of getting older.. including memory loss.
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Many swear by the herb ginkgo biloba as a way to improve their memory.
Now Liberty University has been awarded a grant to study the effects of ginkgo on healthy, elderly people.
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((DR. DAVID CREWS/CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST: IN MY PRACTICE, I'VE SEEN MANY PEOPLE 50 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER, WHO ARE VERY CONCERNED ABOUT MEMORY PROCESSES. SO THESE PEOPLE ARE WILLING TO TRY ALMOST ANYTHING IF IT WILL IMPROVE THEIR THINKING.)) ((DR. JOSEPH MIX/LIBERTY UNIVERSITY: OUR STUDY TWO YEARS AGO SHOUWED THAT THERE WAS A MODEST IMPROVEMENT, IT'S NOT A MAGIC BULLET, BUT THERE SEEMED TO BE A MODEST IMPROVEMENT ON HEALTHY FOLKS.))
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If you are over the age of 60 and in good health, call 804- 582- 2435.
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Good evening everybody and welcome to the end of the work week two minute sports ticker for many of you out there.
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Points leader Bobby Labonte is hoping to wrap up his first ever Winston Cup championship this Sunday in Homestead, Florida. This afternoon the cup drivers got in first round qualifying for the Pennzoil 400. Labonte was a strong third. Here's the complete top 25.
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Labonte's closest pursuers weren't even close today. Dale Earnhardt was 36th and Jeff Burton 30th.

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The Virginia Tech football team is in Orlando tonight getting ready for tomorrow night's battle with Central Florida. But the Hokies are hardly at full strength. Michael Vick made the trip, but he isn't expected to play. Wide receiver Andre Davis did not even travel to Florida.
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With the offense at less than full strength, expect UCF to get a heavy dose of Lee Suggs. In short this is a very dangerous game for the Hokies.
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The college gridiron will be busy all over the country tomorrow. Be sure to have the dial on WDBJ for a huge
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SEC battle at 3pm. South Carolina and Florida will battle it out.
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Then on Sunday, keep it right here on WDBJ for NFL today at noon followed by the Ravens and Titans game at one o'clock. All of this action right here on your Hometown Station.
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Roy Stanley will be here with your college game day information at six. I'll see you tonight at 11:35 for Friday Football Extra as we bring you first round playoff highlights from 13 games stretching from Marion, to Hot Springs to Danville. Have a great weekend folks and take care. [go to break]


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Rocker Brian Setzer has made a career of going against the grain.
Now this former Stray Cat is trying to swing with a different audience.
V-H1's Rebecca Rankin has more.
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((BRIAN SETZER'S BEEN DAZZLING AUDIENCES WITH a recently wrapped up world TOUR......AND HE'S GOT A NEW CD OUT CALLED "VAVOOM." BUT AS HE TELLS BEHIND THE MUSIC THIS WEEK, bringing back two genres of music....first Rockabilly and then Big Band Swing wasn't EASY.
Brian Setzer "I guess I have taken a lot of risks and gambles. I haven't played it safe"

2 VO #1 (6.23) Music: Stray Cat Strut

His first gamble was IN THE EARLY 80'S when BRIAN FRONTED THE STRAY CATS AND INTRODUCED THEIR RETRO Rockabilly SOUND.
Michael Molenda- Editor-In-Chief, Guitar Player Magazine "Well that must have been a real wacky idea to anybody at that time to go // you wanna bring back my parent's music? That's so not gonna happen."
THE STRAY CATS BECAME AN INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON. BUT UNLIKE THE OTHER TWO CATS, BRIAN WAS UNCOMFORTABLE WITH FAME.
Brian Setzer I kinda went further into my shell. I didn't want to go out, started doing some drugs // and started drifting even father apart from the guys.
Bobby Startup - Friend The three were totally different personalities and there was no one to put them back together.
BY 1988 THE STRAY CATS HAD CALLED IT QUITS. Eddie Von Bach - Friend I mean, here's a guy that's 30 years old figuring that the career is over, you know?
BUT BY THEN BRIAN HAD A NEW PASSION - BIG BAND SWING. AGAIN, HE DID THE UNEXPECTED AND THE GRAMMY-AWARD WINNING BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA WAS BORN.
Brian Setzer "I just do what I love, you know, something gets under my skin. I say, this is good. Stray Cats were good. The Big Band was amazing."
REBECCA TAG BRIAN'S NEW ALBUM VAVOOM IS A FOLLOW UP TO DIRTY BOOGIE...WHICH WENT MULTI-PLATINUM IN 99. BRIAN'S ALSO STARTED ANOTHER BAND CALLED "68
COMEBACK SPECIAL" AND THEY PLAY -- YOU GUESSED IT --- ROCKABILLY MUSIC.

CATCH THE WHOLE STORY. BEHIND THE MUSIC: BRIAN SETZER, SUNDAY 9/8 C. in new york I'M VH1'S REBECCA RANKIN.))
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