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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... Drier weather is heading our way. Look for temperatures today to climb near 80. Meteorlogist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your forecast coming up in just a few minutes


[7-11Buena-Vista]


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Candidates for statewide office were campaigning in the streets of Buena Vista yesterday.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Jerry Kilgore, good to see ya]
[sot T1 17:01;59]

((JERRY KILGORE/R-CANDIDATE FOR LT. GOVERNOR: JERRY KILGORE, GOOD TO SEE YA. JERRY KILGORE GOOD TO SEE YA.))03
[sot T1 17:09:45 ]

((TIM KAINE/D-CANDIDATE FOR LT. GOVERNOR: HI HOW ARE YOU? I'M TIM KAINE, RUNNING FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR.))04
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=running for lieutenant governor.]
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But it's a rite of passage every Labor Day in Buena Vista for prospective politicians.
The candidates for governor can be summed up in a sign.
But Democrat Mark Warner's still railing that he's been summed up incorrectly in a Republican mailing, that he today labeled "garbage."
Warner cited statewide newspaper editorials on the subject.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The Washington Post: crudely concocted]
[sot T1 17:24:56 ]

((MARK WARNER: THE WASHINGTON POST: CRUDELY CONCOCTED MISTRUTHS ABOUT THE VIEWS OF MARK WARNER. THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT:
AS SLICK AS THEY ARE REPULSIVE. THE DAILY PRESS: UGLINESS NOT ISSUES.))15
[sot T2 17:32:45 ]

((MARK EARLEY: SO THEY CAN WHINE ABOUT IT, BUT WHAT THEY HAVEN'T DONE YET IS REFUTE THEIR RECORD.))05
[SUPER=@MarkWarner; :00]
[SUPER=@Earley; :16]
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[OUT Q=yet is refute their record.]
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Republican Earley came out swinging hard yesterday -- citing Warner quotes from the past.
Earley says Warner's past criticisms of Republican welfare reform, parole abolition, and tax cuts means he'll take Virginia backwards if elected.
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An accident in Pearisburg yesterday seriously injured one man. Authorities say 40-year old Johnson Hickenbottom Junior of Christiansburg was traveling on Narrows Road at Newberry Ford yesterday morning.
He rounded the curve on the wrong side of the road.. ran off the right shoulder.. went airborne, crashed through a trailer, then went another one-hundred feet before stopping. Two people were in the trailer, but neither person was injured.
Hickenbottom was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Authorities say alcohol and speed contributed to the accident.

[7-11I-81-Ax]


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An accident on Interstate-81 yesterday sends one man to the hospital.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

Around six- o- clock last night, a man- driving a silver crown victoria- says he fell asleep at the wheel and lost control of the car.
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[SOT1:29:17]
[IN Q= What it involved]

((WHAT IT INVOLVED WAS A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT. WITNESSES SAY THE VEHICLE WAS IN THE LEFT LANE AND BEGAN TO DRIFT OFF THE SHOULDER. THEN, IT STRUCK THE LEFT GUARDRAIL SENDING HIM OVER ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE ROAD.))
[SUPER=01-J.L. Cornett/ State Trooper]
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[OUT Q=side of the road.]
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The car then struck the right guardrail - which sent the vehicle back across the road striking the left guardrail. The man, who was not wearing his seatbelt, hit the windshield. There is no word on his identity.
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom...... Cloudy skies today with a chance for a pop-up shower later.
Meteorlogist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your complete forecast coming up in just a few minutes

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Officials in Danville say a Domino's Pizza Delivery driver shot the man who was attempting to rob him. Police were called to the 800 block of Buford Street Sunday night. The driver told police that after he delivered a pizza, two men stopped his vehicle, pulled a gun and demanded money.

During the robbery, the driver shot one of them four times. He was taken to Duke University Medical Center. THAT was one of two robberies that occured Sunday night. The other happened on Riverside Drive.
Authorities say the victim reported sitting in his car when two men approached him. One of the suspects pulled a gun and demanded money. Police are investigating both incidents.

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Virginia Tech's win over U-Conn Saturday is overshadowed by the fact that the Hokies are now playing a season without their star runningback. Junior Lee Suggs hurt his knee and now needs surgery AND the rest of year on the sidelines to recover.
New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon has reaction from Blacksburg.
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[IN Q=Nats Trainer talking]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Saturday; :10]
[SUPER=01-Mike Goforth/VT Trainer; :19]
[SUPER=01-Billy Hite/Runningback Coach; :33 ]
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[OUT Q=RC, News 7, Blacksburg.]

((Nats tc 3:56:03 talking about injury. Tech Trainer Mike Goforth says the ACL injury Lee Sugg's sustained on Saturday is common among runningbacks.
(Insert Sat. game video)

It was the first part of the 3rd quarter, when the Roanoke native faked out, turned inside and rotated his knee.
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[IN Q=LEE'S TAKING]

((MIKE/GOFORTH/VT TRAINER; LEE'S TAKING IT IN STRIDE AND HE HAS A REALISTIC ABOUT THE SITUATION HE KNOWS HE CAN COME BACK AT A HIGH LEVEL.))
[OUT Q=A HIGH LEVEL.]

TC 3:56:57 (talking about surgery) Suggs will undergo reconstructive surgery within the next two weeks. After that, he will jump into rehabilitation.
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[IN Q=i knowe what ]

((BILLY HITE/RUNNINGBACK COACH; I KNOW WHAT KIND OF COMPETITOR LEE SUGGS IS AND I'M GOING TO TELL YOU RIGHT NOW, A YEAR FROM NOW HE PLAYING BACK ON THAT FIELD. ))
[OUT Q=BACK ON THAT FIELD.]

One thing coaches, players, and trainers seem to agree on is what a stand-out player and person Lee Suggs is.
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[IN Q=LEE'S ONE OF TEH FINEST]

((BILLY HITE/RUNNINGBACK COACH; LEE'S ONE OF THE FINEST PLAYERS I'VE EVER COACHED OR BEEN AROUND.))
[OUT Q=BEEN AROUND.]
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[IN Q=HE'S JUST ]

((MIKE GOFORTH/VT TRAINER; HE'S JUST SUCH A GOOD KID HE MEANS A LOT TO US ON AND OFF THE FILED.))
[OUT Q=THE FIELD.]

Tech officials say they will work to keep the runningback's spirits up and believe Suggs is lucky to have a strong family support system. Rachel Cannon, News 7, Blacksburg.))
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom... Things are looking a little drier today. Expect high temperatures reaching near 80.
Meteorlogist Leo Hirsbrunner will have your forecast coming up after the news.

[8-11I-81-Ax]


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A single car accident on Interstate-81 yesterday leaves one man injured.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

Around six- o- clock last night, a man- driving a silver crown victoria- says he fell asleep at the wheel and lost control of the car.
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[SOT1:29:17]
[IN Q= What it involved]

((WHAT IT INVOLVED WAS A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT. WITNESSES SAY THE VEHICLE WAS IN THE LEFT LANE AND BEGAN TO DRIFT OFF THE SHOULDER. THEN, IT STRUCK THE LEFT GUARDRAIL SENDING HIM OVER ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE ROAD.))
[SUPER=01-J.L. Cornett/ State Trooper]
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[OUT Q=side of the road.]
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[VO-NAT]

The car then struck the right guardrail - which sent the vehicle back across the road striking the left guardrail. The man, who was not wearing his seatbelt, hit the windshield. There is no word on his identity.
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One man was taken to the hospital after an accident yesterday in Pearisburg. Authorities say 40-year old Johnson Hickenbottom Junior of Christiansburg, was traveling on Narrows Road at Newberry Ford yesterday morning.
He rounded the curve on the wrong side of the road.. ran off the right shoulder.. went airborne, crashed through a trailer, then went another one-hundred feet before stopping. Two people were in the trailer, but neither person was injured.
Hickenbottom was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Authorities say alcohol and speed contributed to the accident.

[8-11Buena-Vista]


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It was a day of campaigning in Buena Vista yesterday.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Jerry Kilgore, good to see ya]
[sot T1 17:01;59]

((JERRY KILGORE/R-CANDIDATE FOR LT. GOVERNOR: JERRY KILGORE, GOOD TO SEE YA. JERRY KILGORE GOOD TO SEE YA.))03
[sot T1 17:09:45 ]

((TIM KAINE/D-CANDIDATE FOR LT. GOVERNOR: HI HOW ARE YOU? I'M TIM KAINE, RUNNING FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR.))04
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=running for lieutenant governor.]
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[SUPER=403-Buena Vista;]


It's a rite of passage every Labor Day in Buena Vista for prospective politicians.
The candidates for governor can be summed up in a sign.
But Democrat Mark Warner's still railing that he's been summed up incorrectly in a Republican mailing, that he today labeled "garbage."
Warner cited statewide newspaper editorials on the subject.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The Washington Post: crudely concocted]
[sot T1 17:24:56 ]

((MARK WARNER: THE WASHINGTON POST: CRUDELY CONCOCTED MISTRUTHS ABOUT THE VIEWS OF MARK WARNER. THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT:
AS SLICK AS THEY ARE REPULSIVE. THE DAILY PRESS: UGLINESS NOT ISSUES.))15
[sot T2 17:32:45 ]

((MARK EARLEY: SO THEY CAN WHINE ABOUT IT, BUT WHAT THEY HAVEN'T DONE YET IS REFUTE THEIR RECORD.))05
[SUPER=@MarkWarner; :00]
[SUPER=@Earley; :16]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=yet is refute their record.]
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Republican Earley came out swinging hard yesterday -- citing Warner quotes from the past.
Earley says Warner's past criticisms of Republican welfare reform, parole abolition, and tax cuts means he'll take Virginia backwards if elected. (------------)