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Coming up on News 7-
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Crop dusters grounded.. after fears terrorists could use them to attack America. A live report coming up...
And waste from the Pentagon may be heading this way.. but some don't want it.
Plus several tornadoes reported in D-C, Maryland, and Virginia.. at least two people are dead.
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News 7 is next.

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Crop dusting planes are grounded for a second day... The fear is the planes could be used to poison crops or possibly spread biological or chemical weapons.
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((THE FBI ASSESS... THREATS TO AMERICA.))
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That after word that F-B-I named hijacker Mohammed Atta.... visited a tiny air strip in Florida... asking many questions about crop dusters.
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Good evening...

[Terrorism]


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Good Evening.
(Ahh-ta) Atta reportedly asked How hard are they to fly.. and how much of a load can they haul? Questions most people would not ask.
He also wanted to sit in the cockpit and learn the controls.. but was not allowed to.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean and Teri /Newspath;]


Teri Okita is following the story and joins us live with the latest from Washington.
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(( PRESIDENT BUSH NOT ONLY ORDERED OSAMA BIN LADEN'S U-S ASSETS FROZEN, BUT ALSO 27-OTHER ORGANIZATIONS POSSIBLY AFFILIATED WITH BIN LADEN. THEN THE PRESIDENT WENT ONE STEP FURTHER --THREATENING TO FREEZE ASSETS OF FOREIGN BANKS THAT DO NOT FOLLOW SUIT.
We have developed the international, financial equivalent of law enforcement's most wanted list. And it puts the financial world on notice: if you do business with terrorists, if you support or sponsor them, you will not do business with the United States of America.
BIN LADEN MEANWHILE IS TRYING TO STIR UP SUPPORT OF HIS OWN.... IN A LETTER HE APPARENTLY SIGNED AND FAXED TO A GULF-STATE T-V STATION, HE WROTE: "WERE ON THE PATH OF JIHAD"--A HOLY WAR -- AGAINST A "NEW CRUSADE AND JEWISH CAMPAIGN LED BY AMERICA." BACK HOME, AMID FEARS OF ANOTHER ATTACK -- THE GOVERNMENT GROUNDED THOUSANDS OF CROP-DUSTERS FOR A SECOND DAY . INVESTIGATORS SAY MOHAMMED ATTA, AN F-B-I NAMED HIJACKER, HAD VISITED A FLORIDA CROPDUSTING COMPANY AND ASKED UNUSUAL QUESTIONS. Super: John Ashcroft/Attorney General:The FBI assesses the uses of this type of aircraft to distribute the chemical or biological weapons of mass destruction as potential threats to Americans.))
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[Poll]


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It appears Americans agree with what the President's done.
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In a CBS News, New York Times poll, 90 percent of Americans approve of the way President Bush has handled the emergency.
And 78 percent of Americans believe another attack on America is likely.
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[Pentagon-Landfill]


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Residents who live near the regional landfill in Roanoke County say they're just as patriotic as anyone. But some question whether it's safe for the Smith Gap landfill to accept debris from the Pentagon. [***NEWS 7 @ 11 MB GRAPHIC***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean and Teresa/MB SET]

Teresa Hamilton was at a meeting of concerned citizens tonight and joins us now with more.
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Jean, the landfill is located off Bradshaw Road at the Roanoke/Montgomery County line. It's a road some residents say isn't equipped to handle trucks carrying asbestos from the Pentagon.
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((THEY CAN CALL IT ANYTHING THEY WANT TO BUT IT'S STILL HAZARDOUS WASTE...)) [RUNS04]
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Members of the Bradshaw Citizens Association found out on Saturday about the state's request to haul debris to the Smith Gap landfill. Tonight-- about 30 members of the group came together with a Roanoke County public information officer to go over the issue. Residents, who spoke, say they want to do their part to help the nation recover but say Bradshaw Road is simply too narrow.
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((GARY SNYDER: IT'S HARD ENOUGH TO TRAVEL THE ROAD WITH REGULAR CARS AND TRUCKS BUT TO BRING SOMETHING OF THE SIZE THAT THEY'RE TAKING ABOUT IS GOING TO DESTROY SOMETHING THAT'S NOT MUCH MORE OF A PATH IN SOME WAYS.)) [RUNS16]
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((WHEN THE LANDFILL WAS PERMITTED, IT WAS PERMITTED FOR RAIL TRANSPORTATION ONLY TO BRING TRASH INTO THE LANDFILL, NOT TO COME OVER LAND DOWN OUR ROADS AND DESTROY THE COMMUNITY AROUND IT.)) [runs13]
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Roanoke County officials say the landfill is equipped to handle asbestos and they say no more than five trucks will haul the debris down Bradshaw Road. Tomorrow night-- county supervisors will hold a public hearing for comment.
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((THIS IS AN EMERGENCY. IT'S A TIME WHEN WE SHOULD HELP OUR NEIGHBORS. WE WANT TO DO EVERYTHING WE CAN TO HELP THE ATTACK ON AMERICA. ALL OF US HAVE TO HELP. WE ALSO WANT TO WORK THAT THROUGH WITH THE CITIZENS. AND THAT'S WHAT'S GOING ON.)) [RUNS14]
[OUT Q= what's going on.]))
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Roanoke City and the town of Vinton also participate in the Roanoke Valley Resource Authority and will have to sign off as well.
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Jean-- one final note-- the Virginia D-E-Q has also asked three other landfills for permission to use their facilities

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A Roanoke County man has seen and felt what it's like at "ground zero".
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The day of the terrorist attack-- Chris Barlow drove to New York where he helped families and volunteers cope with the devastation.
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Barlow is a hospice volunteer-- and knew thousands would need a shoulder to cry on.
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((CHRIS BARLOW/HOSPICE VOLUNTEER: I'M VERY GRATEFUL FOR THE OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE FELT WHAT NEW YORK CITY IS A MODEL FOR US NOW, OF SERVICE AND OF HOPE AND COMPASSION. IT'S A WONDERFUL STATEMENT FOR THE REST OF US ON HOW TO DEAL WITH ALL THIS. ))
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Tomorrow night-- Barlow will share his experience at a Roanoke County church where local residents will also be encouraged to discuss their thoughts and feelings on America's loss.
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((CHRIS BARLOW/HOSPICE VOLUNTEER: EVEN THOUGH WE ARE TWO WEEKS AWAY FROM THIS EVENT IT'S NOT YET TIME FOR US TO FORGET THE GRIEVING PROCESS. WE HAVE TO GO THROUGH. WE NEED TO KEEP REMEMBERING IT. ))
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The meeting will be held at seven P-M at the Unity Church of the Roanoke Valley on Green Ridge Road and is open to anyone who wants to attend.

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[TAKE VIDEO!!!]

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Meanwhile, Red Cross counselor Dorinda Miller spent two-weeks at the Pentagon. As a disaster mental health worker, she helped grieving families cope... and recovery workers continue doing their job. The Giles Country resident had been to other disasters, but says this experience changed her.
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((DORINDA MILLER/DISASTER MENTAL HEALTH WORKER; PROFOUNDLY CHANGED ALONG WITH EVERYONE ELSE MY COMPLACENCY HAS BEEN STRIPPED AWAY, MY ILLUSION OF INVULNERABILITY IN THIS COUNTRY HAS BEEN SLIPPED AWAY AND I THINK THAT'S ONE OF THE HARDEST THINGS FOR ALL OF US TO DEAL WITH.))
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Miller says she'll continue helping people cope by setting up a support group in this area in connection with local American Red Cross chapters.
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[Airlines]


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Pilots are calling for tougher security on airplanes-
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They want dead bolt locks and mesh barricades to turn cockpits into protected bunkers...
And today pilots said the threat requires even more drastic action...
The union representing 67-thousand pilots wants the FBI to set up a guns in cockpits program that would include background checks, psychological screening and training for pilots.
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((THE LAST LINE OF DEFENSE IS THE COCKPIT AND THE COCKPIT'S GOING TO HAVE TO BE DEFENDED.)) [butt to 20:31:52] ((DAVID STEMPLER/AIR TRAVELLER'S ASSOCIATION: THESE TERRORISTS HAVE USED LETHAL FORCE AGAINST OUR PILOTS SO THE PILOTS HAVE TO USE LETHAL FORCE AGAINST THEM.))
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It's not clear if it would take new laws or regulations to arm U-S pilots.
But the union intends to make its best case tomorrow on Capitol Hill.
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[Airport-Tower]


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The Roanoke Regional Airport is reeling from the loss of 50 to 70 percent of its usual traffic.
But airport officials are celebrating the news that a long-awaited air control tower is finally taking off.
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Airport officials broke ground today on the new 200-foot tower.
The Federal Aviation Administration is paying the control tower's 9-point-2 MILLION dollar price tag.
The existing 50-foot tower has been in use since the 1950s and has blind spots.
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((JACQUELINE SHUCK/AIRPORT EXEC. DIRECTOR: IT IS TOO SHORT. IT NEEDS TO BE TALLER SO THEY HAVE FULL VISIBILITY OF ALL THE AREAS WHERE THE AIRPLANES ARE OPERATING. IT'S REALLY CRITICAL THAT THEY BE ABLE TO SEE EVERYTHING THEY CAN POSSIBLY SEE. ))
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The new tower will feature the latest aviation technology and radar equipment.
It's should be complete in 2003.
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Rescuers are still searching for survivors of a deadly Alabama mine explosion.
The latest when News 7 returns.
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And a close call for a C-B-S Survivor when his plane crashes...
We'll explain.
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[Sports-Preview]


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(( Hey folks this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as the Dazzle and Donnie drop in on the Roanoke Valley Sports Club. Derrick hopes to sparkle for the Dazzle in his hometown. Grant Noel gets an award while Tech and UVa get tough on the fans.

And if you're a VMI fan, get ready for Turkey Bowl 2001 - tonight on the Big 7.))[Workshop]


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After years of planning, Altavista's Sheltered Workshop is ready to expand.. and create new opportunities for its employees.
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Officials announced today they have raised more than 750- thousand dollars to construct a plastic extrusion manufacturing line in their facility.
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((FRANCES SHOEMAKER/SHELTERED WORKSHOP DIRECTOR: WE ARE GRATEFUL TO EVERYBODY WHO HAS HELPED MAKE THIS PROJECT A REALITY. IT'S A DREAM, A VISION, AND WE EXPECT IT GO FAR INTO THE FUTURE AND HELP MAKE THE SHELTERED WORKSHOP OF ALTAVISTA A SELF-SUSTAINING OPERATION.))
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The line was made possible by numerous corporate contributions and a grant from the U-S-D-A's rural development program.
The Sheltered Workshop trains and employs about three dozen mentally and physically challenged adults from around central Virginia.
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Four miners are dead and another nine are missing and presumed dead after an explosion at the nation's deepest coal mine.
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The explosion at the mine in Brookwood Alabama was caused when falling rock from a cave-in hit some electrical equipment.
A company spokesman says that created sparks that ignited some methane gas.
The victims were working more than 21-hundred feet below the surface late yesterday afternoon.
Mine rescue teams worked through the night to evacuate at least four survivors.
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[Skupin]


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Former Survivor contestant Michael Skupin is a survivor yet again.
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Skupin escaped a plane crash near (Pe-Tahs-kee) Petoskey, Michigan, yesterday with minor injuries.
Seven people were aboard -- including Skupin's pregnant wife and three-year-old daughter.
They all came through mostly unscathed. The occupants were treated at a local hospital and released.
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Still ahead, a Richmond company steps forward with 20-thousand free t-shirts to raise money for the Red Cross.
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And it was almost impossible NOT to watch it last Friday night.
Next on News 7, find out how much money the star-studded tribute raised.
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]

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Last Friday's telethon of the stars has brought in more than 150-million dollars- in pledges.
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America .. A tribute to hereos was shown on 35 separate broadcast and cable networks simultaneously and was seen by nearly 60 million viewers.
Organizers say the money will be distributed throughout the United Way with no administrative costs deducted.
Organizers may release a compact disc with some of the telethon's musical performances...
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[T-Shirts]


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A small t-shirt company in Richmond started with a goal of encouraging blood donations, and thanking firefighters.

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Now, 12 days later, they've blasted past their quarter million dollar charity goal.
VATEX America has set a 500-hundred thousand dollar goal for its : "Though Buildings May Fall, United We Stand" t-shirts.
The shirts are absolutely free -- if you send a check made out to the American Red Cross for 25 dollars or more.
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((CHARLEY BENNETT/VATEX AMERICA: WE'RE REALLY PROBABLY THE ONLY PEOPLE THAT I KNOW THAT ARE CONTRIBUTING ONE HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE PROCEEDS... EVERY PENNY OF THIS GOES TO WHAT IS UNFORTUNATELY A VERY WORTHY CAUSE.))
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VATEX America says it will ship to out of town customers.
You can reach them at 804- 353- 9010.
But after 20 thousand t-shirts, they hope to be out of the "charity shirt busines"s by the end of the week.
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The Roanoke Valley Sports Club welcomes an NBA ref to town. The Dazzle is giving an area hoopster a chance to pursue his dream. Beefed up security is store at Tech and UVa this weekend, and VMI is playing on Thanksgiving.
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But first in tonight's Extra Point, the injuries suffered Sunday by New England Patriots quarterback Drew Bledsoe on this play are more serious than initially feared. He is still in the hospital tonight. Doctors took over two pints of blood off of one of his lungs last night. WBZ-TV in Boston is reporting tonight that he has a collapsed lung -- in addition to internal injuries disclosed by the team -- that might require season-ending surgery. Now the ballpark figures.
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[S-Ref]


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While we are right in the middle of football season, the Roanoke Valley Sports club had a basketball flavor to it's monthly buffet. NBA referee Donnie Vaden and the Roanoke Dazzle staff
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teamed up to speak to the club about topics ranging from what caliber of players the Dazzle will have this season to Vaden's take on making calls against Charles Barkley.
Vaden, who lives in Altavista, got his start reffing games in the ODAC and is a big fan of the NBDL.
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Vaden begins his 13th year as a ref in the NBA this season and also addressed the topic everyone is talking about, the return of Michael Jordan.
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The Roanoke Dazzle was also represented at last night's Sports Club meeting. This afternoon the franchise will announce its first two player signings. News 7 Sports has learned that one of those players is from right here in the Star City.
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Former Fleming great Derrick Hines has signed an NBDL contract and will be one of team's allocated players. Hines was a two time all-state selection at Fleming and later went on to star at Elizabeth City State. This appointment does not insure Hines a spot on the final roster, but it is a huge step in that direction.
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By signing now with the NBDL, Hines will not have to go through the tryout process. Derrick currently works as a counselor at the Coyner Springs juvenile detention center.

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Just when it looked like NASCAR was finally getting back on its feet, there is word that Jeremy Mayfield's seat belt ripped Sunday at Dover. NASCAR says in the postrace inspection its officials saw that Mayfield's lap belt was partially torn but still in one piece. Yes, it was a Simpson belt but, Mayfield's team maintains that the belt was installed correctly.

[S-VMI]


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The VMI-East Tennessee State game that was postponed on September 15th, has been rescheduled for Thanksgiving Day. The kickoff is set for Noon on Turkey Day in Lexington. Admission is free, but VMI athletic director Donnie White says donations will be accepted at the game for the terrorist related relief efforts.
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VMI used to regularly play on Thanksgiving Day against Virginia Tech right here in Roanoke at Victory Stadium. The Keydets last Thanksgiving Day kickoff was on November 27th of 1971 in a 34- to- nothing loss to the Hokies at the Stadium. Those with tickets for the ETSU game can trade them in for any remaining home games.
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[S-Tech]


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Security is being beefed up for this Saturday UCF-Tech game at Lane Stadium. Tech will not allow anyone to exit and reenter Lane Stadium at halftime or any other time. Plus, expect to have your pocketbooks, bookbags and even diaper bags searched. Some Tech fans got a taste of this last weekend.
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at Rutgers Stadium in nearby Piscataway. Each and every fan was searched before entering the stadium. And armed high level armed security officers watched over the field, the stands and the horizon. Tech quarterback Grant Noel had four TD passes against Rutgers and he was named the Big East Conference's Offensive player of the week today. On the injury front, Wayne Ward's ribs are not broken - only bruised, and he likely will play Saturday. Deangelo Hall has a broken hand, but will play with a special cast. Billy Hardee has a slight tear of the posterior cruciate ligament in his knee and he will miss the UCF game.
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[S-UVa]


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UVa is coming off a huge win over Clemson, but Steve Mason says this coming Saturday's homecoming game at Scott Stadium will serve as true wake-up call for the not only the Cavs, but also their fans.
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This weekend WDBJ-7 also begins its season long slate of Saturday afternoon ACC games. This Saturday at Noon join us as the North Carolina Tarheels take on unbeaten N.C. State.