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Coming up on News 7-
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The mystery of a missing plane has been solved - now investigators are looking for clues into what caused the aircraft to go down in Patrick County.
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Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

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The Civil Air Patrol had been searching for the single engine plane since it disappeared off radar November 9-th ..
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They located the charred debris on Bull Mountain, five miles north of Stuart yesterday. Kate Weidaw has more.
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(( More then a week after the small single engine plane disappeared off radar, the Civil Air Patrol spotted a badly burned aircraft on Bull Mountain Saturday afternoon. Officials can only reach the plane by foot because of the rough terrain on the mountain.

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The plane had taken off from College Park Maryland and was enroute to Greenville, South Carolina .. The plane was last seen on radar near Diggs Mountain - so the search narrowed from a four state area to Nelson County last week. The pilot was found dead in the cockpit, his identity has not been released. Right now officials are trying to figure out how they're going to get the plane off the mountain.

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The FAA will be at the crash site Monday afternoon to try and figure out why this plane crashed into the mountain. Kate Weidaw News 7 Patrick County.))
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A Botetourt County man was killed last night by a homemade explosive. Investigators say 20 year old Michael William Henry of Fincastle was with friends when he detonated the device off Craig's Creek Road, near Eagle Rock. Henry apparently placed the explosive next to a grinding wheel on a picnic table.
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Henry died while being transported by a car from the scene. Sheriff Sprinkle says charges could result from further invesitgation.

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A teenager is being questioned in connection with the death of an Amherst County man. Sheriff's deputies responded to a home on River Road in Madison Heights early this morning and found 39-year-old Mac Christian Freeman with a gunshot wound to the chest. Freeman later died at Lynchburg General Hospital. A 17-year-old at the home was taken into custody. Police have NOT said if any charges have been filed. They believe the shooting stemmed from an argument over the telephone. [Toss-2-Robin] Teresa tosses to Leo in Weather Center

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The Roanoke chapter of the N-Double-A-C-P is getting a new president.
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Brenda Hale defeated Evangeline Jeffrey by a vote of 61 to 59. Hale ran against incumbent president Martin Jeffrey in 1998 and appeared to have won until N-double-A-C-P officials nullified the election because of irregularities. Hale says as President she hopes to establish a better relationship with the police department.
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Hale also says she'll focus on education. Her two year term begins next month.


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The Presidential election, meanwhile, remains as unsettled as ever.
Drew Levinson has the latest from Tallahassee.
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((While both George Bush and Al Gore went to Church---- Republicans and Democrats In Tallahassee handed in legal papers


previewing their arguments. Floridas supreme court will decide whether Secretary of State Katherine Harris has the authority to certify the vote without the manual recounts. Each side is accusing the other of trying to steal the election.
SEN. FRED THOMPSON/(R ) TENNESSEE: THE DOGS OF WAR HAVE BEEN UNLEASED IN FLORIDA AND THATS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU DEVIATE FROM THE RULE OF LAW.
JOSHEPH LIERBERMAN/(D) VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDADE: IT DOES SEEM TO ME VERY CLEARLY THAT THEYRE DOING EVERTHING THEY CAN TO STOP THE RECOUNTING OF VOTES BECAUSE THEYRE SLIGHTLY AHEAD AND THEY FEAR THAT AFTER THE RECOUNTING THEY WONT BE.

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In Palm Beach County where the hand count continues tempers flared after a counter accidentally put a ballot in the wrong stack.
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In Broward County Republicans accused the canvassing board of bowing to political pressure after it decided to consider ballots with dimples, not just those that were partially punched.
GOV MARC RACICOT/(R) MONTANA: AL GORE SUPPORTERS ARE LESS INTERESTED IN ACCURACY AND MORE INTERESTED IN CHANGING THE RULES TO GENERATE THE VOTES THAT THEY NEED TO WIN.

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In Miami-Dade where the hand count begins Monday-- they began sorting ballots by machine. Bushs attorneys claim that will alter the delicate ballots. And the republicans charge the democrats with conspiring to disqualify military ballots without postmarks. ))


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President Clinton today wrapped up his landmark visit to Vietnam.
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But before leaving the President toured Ho Chi Minh City where he praised the Vietnamese for their many accomplishments.
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((CLINTON: ALREADY THE PEOPLE OF VIETNAM HAVE THE HIGHEST RATE OF LITERACY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, IMAGINE HOW MUCH MORE YOU WILL ACHIEVE AS EVEN MORE PEOPLE GAIN FREEDOM TO SHAPE THE DECISIONS THAT AFFECT THEIR LIVES.))
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President Clinton is the first president in 31 years to visit the Communist country and the first ever to stop in Hanoi.
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Next on News7 - Fire forces dozens of guests to flee a Vail, Colorado hotel. We'll have that story after the break.
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And a Roanoke County woman escapes her burning home this morning .. The details are still ahead on News 7 at 11.
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Roanoke County authorities are investigating a morning house fire.
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It took firefighters about an hour to bring the flames under control at this home on Bradshaw Road. One woman was inside the house when the fire broke out - she was not injured. There's no estimate yet on the extent of damage to the home .. [WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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Fire caused 20- million dollars in damage to a resort hotel in Colorado last night.
The blaze also forced the evacuation of scores of guests at the 350- room Marriott Vail Mountain Resort hotel.
It was finally contained early this morning, after burning for more than five hours.
Investigators don't know what caused the blaze.
The resort hotel sits at the base of Vail Mountain, where the ski season opened Wednesday.
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Our viewer mail this week covers a variety of topics.
Here's News-7's Feedback, with assignment editor Joe McKean.
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((A profile of a longtime gay rights activist brought criticism from a viewer in Salem [Lisa Reynolds.]
"Some of his comments were disgusting and you gave him free advertising. Do you give the same kind of attention to the people who are trying to wipe out pornography and smut in our community and nation:...The media have a great responsibility to the public and you fail so often, giving so much attention to the ugly and bad that are destroying our nation, our people and our families."
Tech football coach Frank Beamer has been getting a lot of attention as a possible candidate for the same job at Alabama.
News-7 sports director Mike Stevens has been following that story. Here's part of one report from last Thursday morning.
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A Crimson Tide fan from Christiansburg [Misti Acosta] thought Mike's comments were out of bounds.
"I felt like he was saying the Alabama program is a joke because of the season the team has had. If Mr. Stevens knew anything about football, he would realize that most people would jump at the opportunity to be part of a program with the history Alabama holds...Virginia Tech's 15 minutes of fame are coming to a close. In five years, the country will be saying: "Virginia Tech, who?"; whereas everyone will always know the Alabama Crimson Tide."
For the record, Alabama's woes continued Saturday. The Tide got shutout nine to nothing, its fifth straight loss.
The city of Roanoke's new police precinct in a northwest neighborhood brought this note:
"Those of us who live on Lafayette Boulevard are happy to see the new police station open in our neighborhood...However, until the city aggressively addresses the issue of gangs...we can open all of the new police stations we want and it won't make much of a difference."
Our mailing address is PO Box 7, Roanoke, 24022-0007.
The fax number is 343-7269.
Email should be sent to news@wdb7.com.
And our website, wdbj7.com, has an online forum.
Joe McKean, News-7."))




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Coming up after the break - We'll introduce you to a local man who's made a career out of giving the gift of life.
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And a little later .. Forget election ballots and hanging chads. One bar says the only thing that "counts" is the brew. We'll be right back.
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A Roanoke man has made it his mission to give the gift of life .. Jason Harvey donated his first pint of blood in 1972. Now 28 years later - he's one of the top 12 blood platelet-donors in the country.
Kate Weidaw has this week's Virginia Profile.
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((While the sight of blood may make some faint for Jason Harvey it's the sight of something he is compelled to give.

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Jason started donating whole blood back in 1972 when he was a route salesman for Hart Mountain Pet Supplies.

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Plateletphersis is quite different from donating blood. The body uses platelets to help the blood clot when you cut yourself. Donating platelets takes a lot longer and is quite different from donating blood. To extract the platelets from your body a needle is placed in each arm. A machine separates some of the plasma and platelets from the blood and then the tube allows the blood to be inserted back into the body.

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Over the last 12 and a half years Jason has donated 277 times, that's means coming into the Red Cross 24 times a year, the maximum that is allowed. Jennifer Cockram recruits donors.

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((JENNIFER COCKRAM/RED CROSS: IF YOU REALLY TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION HE'S GIVEN 277 TIMES BUT YOU TURN IT INTO THAT'S OVER 500 UNITS HE'S SUPPLIED TO SOMEONE WHO'S NEED IT OVER THE TIME HE'S DONATED.))
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Many of the people who receive the platelets are cancer patients.

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((JASON HARVEY: I DON'T KNOW WHO GETS IT BUT THAT DOESN'T MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE I KNOW IT'S SOMEBODY WHO NEEDS IT AND I WOULD HATE TO THINK SOMEBODY WAS SUFFERING BECAUSE I WASN'T GIVING.))
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And at the young age of 59, Jason says as long as he stays healthy he plans to donate every two weeks for the rest of his life. Kate Weidaw News 7 Roanoke.))



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A New Jersey company is fueling up for a take-over of Roanoke Gas, and Norfolk Southern lays off another 14 people.
Jennifer Miele has those stories and more in this week's business review.
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This week in review.... Norfolk Southern is laying off more employees.
The company announced this week fourteen workers will be let go and it's closing its foundry in January.
That brings furloughs this year to nearly 10 percent of the company's workforce.
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The election war raged on this week... Richard Cripps is the Chief Financial Advisor of Legg Mason. He says Bush is likely to increase defense spending.
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Cripps says a Gore Administration would benefit tech companies in Virginia.
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Virginia Gas Company may soon have new owners, and local residents are demanding to meet with them.
New Jersey based N-U-I is in the process of buying Virginia Gas.
Local residents want to speak face to face with the company that may build a new pipeline through their property.

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Here's a look at the Wall Street closings.
For News 7, I'm Jennifer Miele, and that's this week's business review.))

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The Roanoke College Maroons rallied in the second half today to beat Trinity 73 to 70 and claim the Salem Bank and Trust championship.
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The Maroons huddle around their head coach Page Moir.
Trinity works the ball around the court getting it to Jason Davidson for the three pointer Trinity led 13 to 7.


Roanoke answered when Robbie Pridgen takes it to the hoop hitting the floater for 2 of his game high 25 and the lead was cut to 1.
But Trinity came right back Adam Luton hits the baseline jumper and the Maroons were behind again.
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Roanoke rallied in the second half Heath Puckett gets the inside hoop and the foul and the Maroons beat Trinity for the tournament championship 73 to 70.
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Pridgen, who scored 27 on Saturday night was the game's M-V-P.


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In other college basketball, American beats Radford 74 to 62. Raymond "Peanut" Arrington lead the Highlanders with 17 points. Radford is 0 and 2 on the season.
And here are the rest of tonights basketball and hockey scores.
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The Virginia Tech Hokies made a move in the College football polls. Tech moved to fifth place in the coaches poll and sixth place in the A-P Poll.
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The Hokies conference rival, Miami remained in second place in both polls ahead of Florida State.



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The Minnesota offense was at its best today in a 31 to 17 win over the Carolina Panthers.
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Robert Smith had a big day from his running back position.
Minnesota opened the first quarter when quarterback Dante Culpepper goes to the air and hits Randy Moss on this 36

yard touchdown pass play to tie the score at 7.
Then moments later Culpepper dumps off the screen pass to Smith he takes it down the sideline for the 53 yard touchdown pass play and the Vikings took the 14 to 7 lead still in the first quarter.
The Panthers would make it a game just before the half when Chris Hetherington scored on this 1 yard run to make it 21 to 14 Vikes.
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Then in the third quarter Culpepper goes to the air again this time hitting Chris Carter on the 15 yard T-D pass
and Minnesota beats Carolina 31 to 17.
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The Philadelphia Eagles are in first place in the N-F-C East.
Donovan McNabb passed for one T-D and ran for another as the Eagles beat Arizona 34 to 9.
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Lets go to the city of Brotherly Love.
In the second quarter McNabb goes to the air and hits Jeff Thomason for the 1 yard touchdown pass play and the Eagles led 10 to 3.
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Then in the third quarter watch as McNabb avoids the rush and scrambles for for the 7 yard touchdown run to make it 17 to 3 Eagles and Philadelphia beats Arizona by a score of 34 to 9.
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The Eagles improve to 8 and 4.







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The Giants drop to 7 and 4 and second place in the East after losing to the Detroit Lions today 31 to 21.
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Lions quarterback Charlie Batch warming up on the sideline.
Leading 14 to nothing Batch goes to the air throwing the 7 yard T-D pass sover the middle to Danville's Herman Moore and the Lions would lead the game 21 to nothing.
Then in the third quarter Batch would hook up with Johnnie Morton on this 32 yard touchdown pass play to make the score 28 to nothing Detroit.
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And this his just how bad it got for the Giants cornerback Jason Seahorn almost loses his pants while trying to catch up with Morton and the Lions hold on for the 31 to 21 win.
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The Chicago Bears beat Tampa Bay 13 to 10 on a 48 yard field goal in the third quarter.
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[SUPER=03-New Orleans, LA/CBS SPORTS; :]


While in New Orleans, Saints quarterback Jeff Blake went down in the first quarter with a broken ankle.
Former U-V-A quarterback Aaron Brooks was called in and after his first pass was intercepted Brooks threw a pair of T-D passes including this 53 yarder to Willie Jackson but the Raiders win the game 31 to 22.
And here are the rest of the scores.
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[SUPER=0100-j/Detroit/31//N.Y. Giants/21///j/Buffalo/21//Kansas City/17///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0100-j/Philadelphia/34//Arizona/19///j/Minnesota/31//Carolina/17///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0100-j/Oakland/31//New Orleans/22///j/Tennessee/24//Cleveland/10///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0100-j/New England/16//Cincinnatti/13///j/Chicago/13//Tampa Bay/10///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0100-j/Green Bay/26//Indianapolis/24////San Diego/37/j/Denver/38///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0100-j/N.Y. Jets/20//Miami/3////Dallas/0/j/Baltimore/27///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0100-/Atlanta/6/j/San Francisco/16////Jacksonville/34//Pittsburgh/16/4//;]
[RUNS=:35]
[OUT Q=...last score."]
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[S-DW]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-74 (1:47:02)]
[GRAPHIC=Atlanta Speedway]


The NAPA 500, NASCAR's season ending race was postponed because of rain and rescheduled for tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/ESPN; :]


But the drivers gathered in the Media Center to bid farewell to 53 year old Darrell Waltrip.
The three time Winston Cup Points champion is retiring after a 29 year racing career. Tomorrow's race is the 809-th and final one for Waltrip and several of his long time rivals were on hand to wish him well.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="The people...]
[SUPER=01-Darrell Waltrip/3 Time Winston Cup Champ; :]
[RUNS=:29]
[OUT Q=......back there."]
[ANCHOR=Roy]
[GRAPHIC=Hold Atlanta]


The Green flag will drop in Atlanta at 10 in the morning and Waltrip will start 43-rd in the NAPA 500.


[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-75 (1:52:58)]
[GRAPHIC=Tiger Woods]


Tiger Woods won his 10-th tournament title of the year today beating the field in the Johnnie Walker Golf Classic in Bangkok, Thailand.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bangkok, Thailand/GOLFCHANNEL; :]


Woods took the lead on the second day of the event.
He shot a third straight 65 finishing the tournament with a 263, 25 under par and a tournament record. It's Woods lowest four round score in relation to par and the win on the European tour came after Tiger just missed joing Sam Snead, Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson as 10 time winners in a U.S. tour season.
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[Chad-Beer]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]

An Iowa bar has come up with a new brew to cure election-weary woes.
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[VO-NAT 15:32:14]
[SUPER=03-Cedar Rapids, IA;]

The Cedar Brewing Company in Cedar Rapids is pouring its own "Hanging Chad Ale"... hoping to give beer lovers some relief from politics.
The owner of the pub says he decided to name the new amber liquid "Hanging Chad" because of all the talk over the chads on the Florida ballots.
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[SOT 15:34:04]
[IN Q=We say]

((ROB COPENHAVER/CEDAR BREWING CO./OWNER: WE SAY THAT IT'S THE BEER YOU CAN COUNT ON WITH NO PARTY AFFILIATION.))
[SUPER=01-Rob Copenhaver/Cedar Brewing Co. Owner; QUICK!!!]
[RUNS=04]
[OUT Q=no party affiliation.]
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[VO-NAT]

(------------) Copenhaver say the beer is also unfiltered... which means it's not completely settled just like the election.