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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Prayers and solemn services help us deal with the aftermath of Tuesday's terrorist acts. We'll begin with that on NEWS 7 tonight.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And we'll hear from both of Virginia's U-S Senators on the topics of war and security.

[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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In sports, There's only one college football game on tap tomorrow afternoon we'll tell you where.
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[VO-NAT]


And many of the area's high school's will play football tonight we'll show you the schedule.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


Mid September heralds the arrival of fall like temperatures. You will feel the difference as early as tonight.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


American flags and American prayers.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Thousands go to church to honor the fallen and the flag.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Shannon Young.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And I'm Keith Humphry.
[Prayer-Day]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-51 TC22:29]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


It was a packed house at Roanoke's First Baptist Church this afternoon as nearly four thousand people gathered to pray for those struck in Tuesday's attack.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The scene was the same across much of Southwest Virginia.
Jennifer Miele gives us a look.
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[SUPER=143-Roanoke;:00]
[SUPER=141-Jim Austin/First Baptist Church Pastor;:17]
[SUPER=147-Josh Rial;:33]
[SUPER=147-Andrea Rial;:47]
[SUPER=149-Jennifer Miele/jmiele*wdbj7.com; 1:26]
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[OUT Q=JM News 7 Roanoke.]

(( Tuesday's tragedy could have torn us apart, but we are now more unified than ever.
That's the message that echoed inside the walls of dozens of area churches, including Roanoke's First Baptist.
Pastor Jim Austin.
[SOT]

((JIM AUSTIN/PASTOR OF ROANOKE'S FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH:)) [RUNS12]
[SOT]

((JOSH RIAL: THE PLANE CRASHED INTO THE BUILDING.)) [RUNS02]
It's that image... the twin towers being assaulted by our own aircraft... that even children can't get out of their heads. And so they turn the prayer.
[SOT]

((ANDREA RIAL: JOSH SAID, MOMMY CAN WE DRIVE BY DADDY'S BUILDING BEFORE THE PLANE GOES THROUGH IT. HOW DO YOU RESPOND TO THAT?)) [RUNS10]
Prayer was not confined to the walls of churches today.
Outside Burrus Hall at Virginia Tech, workers pledged their allegiance hand in hand.
Those at the Poff Building in Roanoke kept close to their hearts the memory of other Federal employees who didn't make it out of the Pentagon.
And at General Electric in Salem, many spent their lunch break working -- on healing their souls. [NAT SOUND] [RUNS05]
In all prayers, in ALL services were American hearts and American flags.
[SOT]

((JENNIFER MIELE/REPORTING: PASTOR AUSTIN SAYS SOMETHING POSITIVE THAT MAY ARISE FROM TUESDAY'S TRAGEDY IS A RESURGENCE OF FAITH. HE SAYS MORE AMERICANS THAN EVER BEFORE WENT TO CHURCH THIS WEEK. JENNIFER MIELE, NEWS 7, ROANOKE.)) [RUNS10]))

[Young]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-29 TC49:47]
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Neighbors in Virginia Beach say Donald McArthur Young's wife is NOT ready to accept it.
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[SUPER=143-Virginia Beach;]


Young grew up in Roanoke, but has lived with his wife Felicia for the past 14 years in Virginia Beach.
The Navy confirms it has offered Mrs. Young any assistance she will accept, while they continue to search the Pentagon for her husband.
Neighbors say they've only seen him on weekends for the past two years, while he was stationed at the Pentagon.
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[SOT 13:39:44]
[IN Q=Actually, my husband is on the]

((TRACEY HADUS/NEIGHBOR: ACTUALLY MY HUSBAND IS ON THE ENTERPRISE RIGHT NOW AND IS ON A SIX MONTH CRUISE .... NEVER EVER CAN BE PREPARED FOR ANYTHING LIKE THIS.))
[SUPER=141-Tracey Hadus/Neighbor;]
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[OUT Q=prepared for anything like this.]
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[VO-NAT :06]


Young is a Chief Information Systems Technician.
The couple has NO children.
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[Fleming-Young]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=143-Roanoke]


Donald Young was also on the minds of many here in western Virginia, including teachers and coaches at the Roanoke high school he attended.
A 1978 graduate of William Fleming, Young was a member of the football, wrestling and track teams.
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[SOT 19:29:06]
[IN Q=Apparently, he was the same]

((GEORGE MILLER/WILLIAM FLEMING HIGH SCHOOL; APPARENTLY HE WAS THE SAME DEDICATED GUY THAT HE WAS WHEN HE WAS ON THE HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL, WHEN IT MENTIONED HIS WIFE THAT HE WOULD DIE FOR HIS COUNTRY IF NEEDED THAT'S THE SAME DONALD YOUNG I REMEMBER FROM HIGH SCHOOL.))
[SUPER=141-George Miller/William Fleming High School]
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[OUT Q=I remember from high school.]
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[VO-NAT]


Hall Principal George Miller says Donald Young was a dedicated student athlete, who always put others first.
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[Remembrance]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jke]
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WDBJ-7 is working with the Red Cross to help send money and moral support to those hit by this week's terrorist attacks.
We've set up books of support and condolences that will be sent to New York and Northern Virginia.
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[SUPER=145-WDBJ Lobby;]


You can come by our lobby anytime between six a.m. and midnight to sign the books and drop off a contribution to the Red Cross disaster relief effort.
Our lobby is open for you to come by our studios at 2001 Colonial Avenue, which is next to Towers Mall in Roanoke. We'll be here until midnight tonight, and we'll resume operation at 6 a.m. tomorrow.
We'll keep you posted on how many people have dropped by and how much money is contributed.
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[Suspicious-Car]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
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Roanoke Police say the abandoned vehicle found this week near the airport is no longer considered suspicious, and there is NO connection with the recent terrorist attacks.
The owner tells police the car recently suffered a mechanical breakdown.

[Muslims]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-32 TC1:33:40]
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As the search continues for those responsible, America's Islamic population is finding itself increasingly under attack.
Mosques in Washington, Texas and Illinois were attacked in the past few days.. and Muslims everywhere fear they could become targets for revenge.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Steve/Microwave;]


There are more than a hundred Muslims who make their home in the central Virginia area.. Steve Smallshaw spoke with some of them today.
[LIVE=Steve/FULL]
[SUPER=149-Steve Smallshaw/ssmallshaw*wdbj7.com]
[SUPER=145-Lynchburg]


Muslims here say they are suspended between hope and fear.. hope that things will soon return to normal.. and fear of what might happen in the meantime.
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[SUPER=141-Abdul Jabbar/Muslim; :07]
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[SUPER=141-Jamal Abdul Majeed/Muslim; 1:05]
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Muslim Abdul Jabbar began his usual Friday service with an unusual warning.
[natsot 1:41:48]

((NO HARD EVIDENCE IN REGARD TO WHO ACTUALLY DID THIS AND NO ONE HAS BEEN CONVICTED AND YET WITHIN OUR SOCIETY MANY FINGERS ARE BEING POINTED AT THE MUSLIMS. AND MUSLIMS ARE BEING ATTACK ALL THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY.))
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[OUT Q=throughout the country.]


Jabbar is a member of a small Muslim community in Charlotte County.. most came here from big cities, fleeing crime and drug- ridden neighborhoods.
They understand theirs is a religion most Americans don't know much about.
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((ABDUL JABBAR/MUSLIM: IF THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT ARE SAYING THEY'RE MUSLIM AND THEY'RE DOING THESE PARTICULAR THINGS AS FAR AS ISLAM IS CONCERNED, THEY'RE NOT MUSLIMS THAT ARE DOING THIS AND IT'S JUST INCONCEIVABLE FOR SOMEONE TO SAY THAT A MUSLIM DOES THIS, BECAUSE ISLAM IS A RELIGION OF PEACE.))
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[OUT Q=religion of peace.]
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Today, about a dozen Muslims prayed and sang while taking turns keeping a watchful eye on the sidewalk outside their makeshift Lynchburg mosque.
How long they'll have to remain vigilant they don't know.
[SOT 2:38:54]

((JAMAL ABDUL MAJEED/MUSLIM: IT'S NOT RIGHT, IT'S NOT RIGHT WHAT HAPPENED, BUT IT'S NOT RIGHT TO TURN AROUND AND TAKE IT OUT ON SOMEONE ELSE, WHO JUST AS MUCH DOESN'T BELIEVE AND DOESN'T APPROVE OF IT AS ANYONE ELSE.))
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[OUT Q=as anyone else.] ))
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[LIVE=Steve/FULL]
[SUPER=145-Lynchburg;]


Abdul Jabbar said he'd been urged to cancel today's worship service, but like the rest of the country, he didn't want to give in to fears of violence.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Steve/Microwave;]


The difference, of course, is the violence he fears could come from his fellow Americans.

[Reserves]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-33 TC1:52:18]
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President Bush has approved an order to call up 50-thousand military reservists to active duty.
At this point the Pentagon says they'd be used for such things as medical and engineering support.
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[SUPER=143-Roanoke/January 1991]


Ultimately it could turn out to be much like the "partial mobilization" a decade ago when more than a quarter million reservists were called up for Desert Storm.
Reserve units and National Guard troops could be summoned on a moment's notice.
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[SOT 12:22:22]
[IN Q=From the time]

((COL. FRED DOYLE/BATALLION COMMANDER; FROM THE TIME THEY RECEIVE THEIR ALERT CALL TO THE TIME THEY ARRIVE AT THE ARMORY FOR MOBILIZATION, IT'S ABOUT A FOUR-HOUR PERIOD.))
[SUPER=141-Col. Fred Doyle/Batallion Commander]
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[OUT Q=a four hour period.]
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[VO-NAT]

Colonel Doyle and his staff are busy making plans for training exercises at Fort A-P Hill next summer, well aware they could be engaged in a real war by then.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]


The Roanoke Regional Airport begins to return to normal.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


We'll have the latest on that next on News 7 at Six.
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[LIVE=Justin Full Microwave]
[SUPER=141-Justin McLeod/jmcleod*wdbj7.com;]
[SUPER=145-Roanoke Co.]
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[Airport]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-29 TC1:40:43]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Most airlines at Roanoke Regional Airport are back in business.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Of the five carriers serving the Roanoke Valley, only Comair cancelled its service today. All flights would have gone to Cincinnati. Northwest, A-S-A, United and US Airways scheduled between two and five flights each. Officials say all flights diverted to Roanoke have continued on their way. But some passengers, including airport manager Jackie Schuck, are still having trouble returning to Roanoke.
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[IN Q=As I understood earlier...]

((EFREN GONZALEZ/ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT: AS I UNDERSTOOD IT EARLIER, SHE WAS IN LINE FOR A BUS TO ALBANY, NEW YORK AND HER HUSBAND WAS GONNA DRIVE UP TO MEET HER AND DRIVE HER BACK. SO, I WOULDN'T EXPECT TO SEE HER 'TIL TOMORROW.))
[SUPER=01-Efren Gonzalez/Roanoke Regional Airport;]
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[OUT Q=expect to see her 'til tomorrow.]
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[VO-NAT]

Starting today, returning Roanoke passengers who'd been stranded at other airports are being given a 10-dollar discount off their parking fees. Any passenger not given the discount can return their receipt for a refund.
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[Warner-Allen]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-30 TC1:53:52]
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A resolution backing President Bush's "war on terrorism" has passed the U-S Senate unanimously.
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[SUPER=143-Washington;]


Virginia's John Warner helped write this one -- just as he did in 1991 for the father of our current President.
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[SOT 20:56:59]
[IN Q=He has the authority he needs]

((SEN. JOHN WARNER/(R) VIRGINIA: HE HAS THE AUTHORITY THAT HE NEEDS UNDER THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES... AND WE AGREE WITH YOU, AND HERE IT IS, AND SPELL IT OUT.))
[SUPER=141-Sen. John Warner/(R) Virginia; ]
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[OUT Q=here it is and spell it out.]
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Junior Senator George Allen says he's amazed at the number of security leaks on Capitol Hill.
So after the Virginia and New York delegations were briefed by the President himself yesterday, he can only say he's reassured by what our government knows.
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[SOT 20:06:35]
[IN Q=Allen I can say is that]

((SEN. GEORGE ALLEN/(R) VIRGINIA: ALL I CAN SAY IS THAT I'M COMFORTED AND OPTIMISTIC THAT THEY KNOW WHO'S INVOLVED... THEY CAN SEE WHO'S INVOLVED.))
[SUPER=141-Sen. George Allen/(R) Virginia; ]
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[OUT Q=they can see who's involved.]
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Allen says he's ready to work in the Senate to put U-S marshals back on airlines.
But he wants to make sure Americans' civil liberties are still respected.
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[Moonshine]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-44 TC00:39]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]

World events this week have had a direct effect on the moonshine trial in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Bill Helms pled guilty this evening to two offenses arising from the manufacture and distribution of untaxed liquor. Under a plea agreement, the 56-year old Rocky Mount man will be allowed to keep his home and farm.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=HOLD]

His attorney said tonight he feared jurors would want to believe the government agents who are currently investigating Tuesday's terrorists acts. "Mr. Helms is an American," Jonathan Rogers said, "and he doesn't want to fight the government."

[Lincoln-Terrace]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-31 TC1:15:39]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A ten year old boy has been charged with bringing a gun to an elementary school.
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[VO-NAT :12]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Police say two students saw a gun in the possession of a fifth grader at the Lincoln Terrace Elementary cafeteria at around 9-o'clock this morning. The students told school officials who then called the police.
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[SOT 7:19]
[IN Q=The boy]

((SHELLY ALLEY/ROANOKE CITY POLICE; THE BOY HAD FLED THE SCHOOL AND HE WAS LOCATED A SHORT TIME LATER AT THE SUBWAY ON WILLIAMSON ROAD. HE HAS BEEN TAKEN INTO POLICE CUSTODY AND THE WEAPON WAS NOT LOCATED.))
[SUPER=01-Shelly Alley/Roanoke Police Spokeswoman]
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[OUT Q=weapon was not located.]
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Many parents picked up their children after the incident, saying they did not feel safe having their children in school today. Police also charged the boy's mother with felonious assault on a police officer and obstruction of justice.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


70-thousand dollars and growing... that's the status of a local Red Cross fundraiser kick-started by a seven year old boy.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


More on that when we return.
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[VO-NAT]


And Roanoke school children form a chain of love and messages.
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[WEB-ADDRESS]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]
[School-Ceremony]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-34 TC1:09:58]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The National Day of Prayer and Remembrance was observed in schools across the country, and in many here in western Virginia.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
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[SUPER=143-Roanoke]


At Roanoke's Fairview Elementary Magnet School, more than 500 students and staff members fashioned a chain of love.
The school was looking for a way to let children express their feelings.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We've been making chains]

((SKYE KEENE-BABCOCK: WE'VE BEEN MAKING CHAINS AND THINKING ABOUT WHAT HAS HAPPENED IN OUR COUNTRY.)) ((RODNEY MADDEN: I THINK IT'S KIND OF SAD. AND I KNOW THEY SHOULDN'T HAVE DONE IT AND IT WAS VERY WRONG.))
[SUPER=147-Skye Keene-Babcock; :00]
[SUPER=147-Rodney Madden; :11]
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[OUT Q=and it was very wrong.]
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Links in the chain included personal messages. Teachers and administrators say they were impressed with the students heartfelt notes.
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[Radio-Fundraiser]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-24 TC1:59:17]
[GRAPHIC=America Resonds]

A local boy's generosity got some recognition today from the American Red Cross.
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Seven year old Dylan Coleman donated 50 dollars out of his savings account in a fund drive sponsored by Star Country.

Today, more than 50 Red Cross workers thanked Dylan with a tour of the Red Cross facilities in Roanoke. Because hundreds of people donated in Dylan's name, his 50 dollars has been turned into more than 70-thousand in pledges to the Red Cross.
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[Football]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#01-26 TC2:01:58]
[GRAPHIC=America Responds]


Area high schools say the game must go on.
Many schools across our region have decided to play the football games scheduled for tonight .. even after the N-F-L and Division I college teams postponed all games this weekend.
[Flag Double Boxes=Shannon and Justin/Microwave]


Justin McLeod is at Northside High School in Roanoke County. Justin, why did many schools decide to play?
[Live=Justin Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=149-Justin McLeod/jmcleod*wdbj7.com;]
[SUPER=145-Roanoke Co.;]


Keith and Shannon, many schools tell us they want to return to a sense of normalcy and believe a football game is one way to do it.
There are a few high schools that have decided to postpone tonight's games, but overall, must schools will play tonight, arguing this is just what people need.
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[SUPER=141-Roger Martin/Glenvar High School; :00]
[SUPER=144-Last Weekend; :20]
[SUPER=141-Woody Deans/Patrick Henry High School; :27]
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Sports Tease]
[GRAPHIC=None]


And coming up in sports, Many high schools in the area are playing tonight.
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[VO-NAT]


And the Washington Redskins and several other sports orginizations are donating money for victim's families affected by the Terriorist attack.
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[S-FFE]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-97 11136tc]
[GRAPHIC=FFE]

The high school football season is for the most part staying on schedule tonight, although it hardly will be business as usual.
Schools throughout the area are planning pre-game tributes tonight from Pulaski to Low Moor. Here is the schedule of games for week number three.
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[OUT Q=...LOGO COMES FULL."]
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The EC Glass-Culpeper County game was called off and canceled today after Culpeper initiated an effort not to play. Glass officials say the decision was eventually by mutual agreement. Also, Patrick Henry wanted to play tonight, but Petersburg made the call to postpone that game until Monday at 5.

[S-Snyder]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-94 (1:24:13)]
[GRAPHIC=Radford Logo]


One of the States biggest universities that doesn't play football will have one of the biggest football names on it's campus later this month.
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[VO-NAT]


Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyyder will visit Radford College September 27.
Snyder will be the guest speaker at the University's Hall of Fame Ceremonies at the Dedmon Center.
Yesterday Snyder said he supported the N-F-L's decision to postpone this weekends games and he's started a relief fund for victim's families coordinated with the Pentagon and made a donation of 250-thousand dollars from the teams ownership.
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