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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up on News 7-
Nine people arrested- relating to the possible transport of hazardous waste.
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What the President wants to do to make the skies safe.. and from rap to piano... music filled the Dumas Hotel tonight as local teens showcased their talents for the First Annual Encore Awards -
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[ANCHOR=Jean]

News 7 is next.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Several arrests tonight in three states- involving people who may have been trying to fraudently obtain permits to transport hazardous materials.
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[SOT 20:08:09]
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((I THINK IT'S OUT CUATION TAKEN MY CLIEN TIS GOOD PERSON BEIGGER TERRORIST BIG TERRORIST ACTIVITY.))
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[OUT Q=big terrorist activity]
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[Vo-nat]
And are you afraid to fly?
Tomorrow president Bush will try to change that.
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[ANCHOR=JEan]
[SS=News 7 at Eleven]


Good evening...

[Attacks-Update]


[ANCHOR=JEan]
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[WRITER=jja]
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[***ANCHOR TAG***]
Bush will call for an increased presence of air marshals on flights and re-informcement of cockpit doors- with federal dollars to pay for it.
The changes may also mean "not the airlines" , but the government would be in charge of screening bags and passengers.
[Double Boxes=Jean and Teri/NEwspath]


Teri Okita is in Washington with the latest..
[Live=Teri Full/Newspath]
[SUPER=141-Teri Okita/Reporting;]
[SUPER=145-Washington, DC;]
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[***ROLLED FROM NEWSPATH***]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=141-Billie Vincent/Former FAA Security Chief; :17]
[SUPER=144-Sketch by William Hennessey; 1:12]
[RUNS=1:35]
[OUT Q=apparently met and organized.]

((ARMED SKY MARSHALS ON DOMESTIC FLIGHTS IS ONE IDEA THAT'S REALLY TAKING OFF. THE MARSHALS ARE TRAINED IN HIJACKING SCENARIOS LIKE THIS ONE. BUT, WITH 30-THOUSAND FLIGHTS A DAY, CRITICS SAY MANNING ALL THOSE FLIGHTS WILL BE IMPOSSIBLE.


(Super: Billie Vincent/Former FAA Security Chief)
SOT: You're talking about 150 to 200-thousand people. That's ludicrous. Especially when you can do the same thing with

no added cost or very little added cost by arming people in the cockpit. TRACK: WHILE PILOTS ARE IN FAVOR OF BEING ARMED THEMSELVES....THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION, CONGRESS-- AND THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY ARE OPPOSED TO THE IDEA. INSTEAD, THE PRESIDENT IS ALSO PLEDGING FEDERAL DOLLARS FOR REINFORCED COCKPIT DOORS AND SOME TYPE OF FEDERAL OVERSIGHT OF SECURITY SCREENING-- OF PASSENGERS, BAGS AND AIRPORT EMPLOYEES. NATSD OF ANGRY CROWDS
TRACK: IN THE AFGHAN CAPITAL OF KABUL, FEARS OF RETALIATION FOR THE SEPTEMBER 11TH ATTACKS--- LED TO THIS.... THE SMA

SHING AND TORCHING OF THE OLD U-S EMBASSY BY AN ANGRY MOB. ITS BEEN ABANDONED SINCE 1989, BUT ITS SYMBOLISM REMAINS AN OBVIOUS TARGET TO TALIBAN SUPPORTERS. COURTESY: Sketches by: William Hennessey Jr./Artist TRACK: AROUND THE WORLD, THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE ATTACKS IS PLAYING OUT IN COURTHOUSES AND POLICE STATIONS. A VIRGINIA MAN WAS ONE OF THE LATEST PEOPLE HELD -- AS AN ESSENTIAL WITNESS. AND --IN SPAIN, BRITAIN, AND FRANCE, SEVERAL PEOPLE HAVE BEEN DETAINED AS WELL. BUT CBS NEWS HAS LEARNED THE BIGGEST LEADS APPEAR TO BE COMING OUT OF GERMANY WHERE THE NAME OF ALLEGED HIJACKER, MOHAMMED ATTA, KEEPS SURFACING. THIS TAXI DRIVER REMEMBERS DRIVING ATTA AND SEVERAL OTHERS ON A 400-MILE TRIP TO A SITE WHERE SEVERAL OF THE HIJACKERS APPARENTLY MET AND ORGANIZED.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=War on Terrorism]


Authorities now say ten Middle Eastern men in three states have been arrested on charges of fraudulently obtaining licenses to haul hazardous materials.
But a Justice Department spokeswoman says it's too early to say whether any of the men are connected to the September eleventh attacks.
The arrests were made in Missouri, Michigan and the state of Washington.


[Delta-Roanoke]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=01-36 TC1:29:39]
[GRAPHIC=Air Travel]


Delta is the latest airline to cut jobs and trim schedules in the wake of the terrorist attacks.
It's letting 13-thousand people go.
But officials say Roanoke's airport won't be affected...yet.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/March;]


Delta's regional carriers Comair and A-S-A are not losing any positions in Roanoke.
The airport won't know until next week if any flights will be cut back.
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[Gilmore-Terrorism]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-46 TC34:26]
[GRAPHIC=War on Terrorism]

Governor Jim Gilmore chaired a national commission on terrorism for three years, and today he had some stern words for members of Congress.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=143-Washington, DC;]

Gilmore briefed members of the House Sub-Committee on Terrorism and Homeland Defense on the potential for future terrorist attacks, and said the time to act is now.
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[SOT 16:23:55]
[IN Q=We must start preparing]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE; WE MUST START PREPARING OUR NATION TO DEFEND FREEDOM IN OUR BORDERS TODAY. AND THERE'S NOT MUCH TIME TO SPARE. THE PRESIDENT AND CONFRESS FACE SOLEMN DECISIONS ABOUT HOW TO PROCEED, THERE IS LITTLE TIME FOR DELIBERATION. THIS IS NOT A PARTISAN POLITICAL ISSUE.))
[SUPER=141-Gov. Jim Gilmore;]
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[OUT Q=not a partisan political issue.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Gilmore added that despite the need for additional security, the nation must be careful not to infringe on citizen's civil liberties guaranteed by the constitution.

[Demarcos-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-38 TC1:15:34]
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A Martinsville man wants justice. This evening-- Maverick Muhammad held a vigil in memory of his wife who was murdered one year ago. Teresa Hamilton reports-- family and friends say the killer or killers need to be held accountable.
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[SUPER=01-Maverick Muhammad/Victim's Husband; :00 ]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/Last Year; 1:00]
[SUPER=04-This Evening; 1:30]
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[OUT Q=NEWS 7, Martinsville.]
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[in q= I belive that ]

((MAVERICK MUHAMMAD/VICTIM'S HUSBAND: I BELIEVE THAT GOD IS A GOD OF JUSTICE AND I BELIEVE THAT BY HIM BEING A GOD OF JUSTICE, JUSTICE WILL BE BROUGHT.)) [run10]
[out q= justice will be brought.]

That was the message Maverick Muhammad shared with friends and family during a prayer vigil in memory of his wife, Lisa. Last September, the 30- year old mother of two was shot to death inside the couple's clothing store in downtown Martinsville.
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[sot 08:04:35]
[IN Q=Why did]

((MAVERICK MUHAMMAD/VICTIM'S HUSBAND: WHY DID SOMEONE COME INSIDE AND KILL MY MOTHER, MY OLDEST SON ASKS THAT QUESTION QUITE OFTEN AND THAT IS A VERY HARD QUESTION TO ANSWER WHEN YOU DON'T HAVE ANY IDEA WHAT COULD HAVE BROUGHT THIS ABOUT.)) [runs10]
[out q= brought this about.]

The couple were members of the Nation of Islam-- but Muhammad does NOT believe their faith was a factor in the wife's murder.
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[sot 08:3:30]
[in q= I don't see]

((MAVERICK MUHAMMAD/VICTIM'S HUSBAND: I DON'T SEE WHERE THAT WOULD HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH THAT-- BUT THE THINGS THAT I'M LOOKING BACK AT ARE THE THINGS I WAS WORKING ON THAT ME AND MY WIFE WERE WORKING ON AND ONE OF THE MAJOR THINGS WERE THE UNSOLVED MURDERS THAT ARE IN DANVILLE, VIRGINIA.)) [RUNS17]
[OUT Q= are in danville, Virginia.]

Muhammad says shortly before his wife was killed-- they had been exploring why there were so many unsolved homicides involving women. He says his wife had also written an editorial which was published in the Danville newspaper-- urging Black Men to stand up for Black Women.
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[sot 08:02:15]
[in q= All of these]

((ALL OF THESE MURDERS ARE STILL, YOU KNOW, UNSOLVED.)) [RUNS05]
[OUT Q= you know, unsolved.]

Authorities have NOT made an arrest or named any suspects in Lisa Muhammad's death. But Martinsville police have reportedly said-- they are close to solving the case. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Martinsville.))

[Bank-Robbery]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=rca]
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[GRAPHIC=Bank Robbery]

Blacksburg Police are looking for a bank robbery suspect. Authorities say a Hispanic male demanded money at the Virginia Tech Federal Credit Union just after 3 p-m. Police say the suspect did not show a weapon. He's described as 5 foot seven, 140-pounds with short dark hair. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a black and red racing jacket.

[Riverside-Mills]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-20 TC1:00:59]
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A multi-million-dollar riverfront development in Danville is threatened by a dispute between two groups working to build it.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


The project's developer, Scott Burton, declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy Tuesday.
He also sued Danville's historical society, claiming it interfered with the project.
Burton leases the old Dan River mill property from the historical society.
He plans to build riverfront shops, hotels, restaurants and museums there.
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[SOT 5:30:55 - 5:31:05]
[IN Q=It doesn't do anyone]

((SCOTT BURTON/DEVELOPER: IT DOESN'T DO ANYONE ANY GOOD TO HAVE THIS PROJECT STOPPED. AND IT'S SOMETHING THAT I KNOW THAT PEOPLE IN DANVILLE AND IN THE REGION ARE PRETTY EXCITED ABOUT.))
[SUPER=01-Scott Burton/Developer;]
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[OUT Q=pretty excited about.]
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[VO-NAT]


The historical society's president says the allegations in the lawsuit are false and that problems arose because Burton defaulted on the lease.
The society says Burton still owes back taxes and insurance on the property.
But both sides says they're willing to work together to move the project forward.
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[Earley]


[ANCHOR=jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-35 TC1:28:30]
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Areas of Virginia like Danville that have been hard hit by the slowing economy could get an economic boost, if gubernatorial hopeful Mark Earley has his way.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=403-Danville]


Today, Earley proposed a plan that would eliminate corporate income taxes for five years for any business that creates 50 or more new jobs.
The proposal applies to new and existing industries in distressed areas of the state like Southside.
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[SOT 15:41:35]
[IN Q=It's going to]

((MARK EARLEY/R- CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: IT'S GOING TO APPLY NOT JUST TO SOUTHSIDE BUT ANY REGION OF THE STATE THAT IS ECONOMICALLY DISTRESSED AS MEASURED BY ITS UNEMPLOYMENT AND ITS LOW PER CAPITA INCOME.))
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[OUT Q=per capita income.]
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[VO-NAT]


Earley also wants to invest 100 million dollars in state water projects that would provide clean drinking water to some areas and help others attract new industry.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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Still ahead on News 7, the dangers of internet addiction and how you can find help, even on-line.
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And a night of music.... in Roanoke tonight....
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[SOT 14:51:56]
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((NO DRUGS.. NO GUNS.. AND A CLEAR MIND.))
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[OUT Q=and a clear mind.]
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[VO-NAT 7 plus pad]


Tonight's performers... could be tomorrow's stars and they're all high school students.
The story coming up.
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[Sports-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[OUT Q=THE BIG 7."]

(( Hey folks this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as the Redskins fire Jeff George. Reaction is coming up from his coach, his successor and the the underlings who may make it on the field in an emergency. The Bridgewater Eagles are still making waves on the national front. Harold Deane hopes to Dazzle in his the city where is family has many roots.

And if you need a ticket for homecoming at UVa there are plenty to be had. Tonight on the Big 7.))[Firefighters]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jen]
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The deaths of four firefighters in Washington State could have been avoided -
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[VO-NAT ]


According to a U-S Forest Service report, safety rules were not followed while fighting the "Thirty Mile" fire on July 10-th. The Forest Service's Chief Investigator Jim Furnish says from the beginning of the incident the fire potential was underestimated.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Death and injury]

((JIM FURNISH/CHIEF INVESTIGATOR; DEATH AND INJURY WERE PREVENTABLE IF VARIOUS ACTIONS HAD BEEN TAKEN THROUGHOUT THE DAY))
[SUPER=01-Jim Furnish/Chief Investigator]
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[OUT Q=throughout the day]
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The report also says that at critical times, fire managers and forest personnel failed to properly assess the situation. . . they were unaware of wind shifts and failed to identify escape routes.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]

The fire began as an abandoned campfire and a search is underway to find who started it.

[Cincinnati-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jen]
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The shooting led to Cincinnati's worst racial unrest in 30 years . . .
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[VO-NAT- 14:26:08 file or 14:27:43 pool]
[SUPER=03-Cincinnati, OH]

But the Police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man won't face any jail time. Today, Stephen Roach was acquitted of negligent homicide and obstructing official business in the shooting death of 19-year old Timothy Thomas.
[SUPER=04-April]

Thomas was wanted on 14 warrants including traffic charges and fleeing police.
The judge said the shooting was a split-second reaction to a very dangerous situation , but it was a reasonable response. Civil rights leaders say they were appalled by the verdict, but urged residents to remain calm.
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[VMI-Professor]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-45 TC1:07:54]
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A suspended Virginia Military Institute professor wanted on sex charges surrendered to police yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]

Authorities had been looking for Paul (peer-PAUL-ee) Pierpaoli Junior for about a week after the history professor was charged with carnal knowledge of a minor and using a computer to solicit sex with a minor.
[SUPER=03-Lexington/Last Week]

He's been released on 20-thousand dollars bond, and will be allowed to return to his parents' home in South Carolina pending a preliminary hearing. An official with V-M-I says Pierpaoli has been suspended with pay pending an internal investigation.
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[Internet-Addiction]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=01-47 TC44:53]
[GRAPHIC=The Internet]


Spending hours on-line may be more addictive than you think.
In fact, more and more Americans are becoming Internet addicts.
And once you're hooked professional help may be needed.
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[VO-NAT:7]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Clinical Psychologist Miranda Breit (Bright) says at her practice she has seen at least 7 Internet addicts this year alone.
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[SOT2:34:30]
[IN Q=It is a behavorial addiction]

((DR. MIRANDA BREIT/CENTRA HEALTH PSYCH. SERVICE COORDINATOR:IT IS A BEHAVIORAL ADDICTION AND WE DO THINK THEY'RE ARE BIO-CHEMICAL EFFECTS OF CONTINUING TO GO-GET HIGH AND EXCITED THAT KEEP IT GOING SO WE THINK 12 STEP PROGRAMS ARE GOOD))

[SUPER=01-Dr. Miranda Breit/Centra Health Psych. Service Coordinator]
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[OUT Q=twelve step programs are good]
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[VO-NAT:6]


Breit says people get hooked because the Internet is easily accessible and provides anonymity.
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[SOT2:32:45]
[IN Q=It is more men --but women are also]

((IT IS MORE MEN --BUT WOMEN ARE ALSO VERY DRAWN TO IT AND THE NUMBERS ARE INCREASINGTHE DIFFERENCE IS THAT MEN TO LIKE THE PORN SIGHT AND WOMEN TEND LIKE THE CHATROOM))
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[OUT Q=women tend to like the chatroom]
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[VO-NAT:5]


And for those addicted to going on-line -- there are virtual clinics that can help.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Some folks could see the first frost of the season tonight.
Still ahead on News 7, Robin has the cool forecast.
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[VO-NAT]


And later, a penny saved, is a penny for New York firefighters in this classroom. We'll explain.
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[WEB-ADDRESS]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]

[Music-Lab]


[ANCHOR=Jea]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=01-39 TC52:34]
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[***ANCHOR TAG***]
The stars were shining in Roanoke... at the first annual Encore music awards.
Tonight's stars are local high school students- honored for their musical talent- and what talent it is.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :43]
[SUPER=01-Antonio Buris/Performer; :54]
[SUPER=01-Erika Hobson/Best Vocalist; 1:28]
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[OUT Q=another song]

((NAT SONG: SO LEAVE ME HERE TONIGHT... I WOULDN'T BE GOOD COMPANY..
The words are passionate.. the fingers fast..... NAT PIANO PLAYING
And the messages in the music are powerful. RAP SONG: SAY WE ALL GOT.. SUPPOSED TO BE.
The sounds of the music are all different.. but the musicians here at the Dumas hotel all have a couple of things in common.
They're all local teenagers.. they all honed their musical skills at the Downtown Music lab. ERIKA HOBSON/THE MUSIC LAB HAS BEEN BEAUTIFUL ITS REALLY BEEN A BLESSING. I LEARNED HOW... beats off the computer.
Now the beats of five performers are honored tonight..
ONE AWARD IS FOR BEST LYRICS... a teen rapper who followed the lab's rules.. to keep the lyrics clean. I LIKE TO THANK THE STUDIO... HE MADE THE BEAT.
Best vocalist- Erika Hobson- for this song- WITH GOD ANYTHING'S POSSIBLE... I'M TRYING TO GET A DEMO TAPE.. ANOTHER SONG.))
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[Anchor=Jean]
[SS=None]


The downtown music is an after school recording studio from 7th to 12th grade students.

[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=EXTRA]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


The Redskins dump Jeff George, but be careful what you wish for! We'll hear from the coach and the key principles in this firing today. Plus, Bridgewater continues to get national pub, and former Cav Harold Deane is here to assist the Dazzle.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00]

And speaking of UVa, despite the win over Clemson and the fact that this is homecoming weekend, UVa is spreading the word that plenty of tickets are available for this Saturday's home game with Duke. The UVa ticket office is open 9-to-5 and you can reach it by calling 1-800-542-UVA1. Tickets are $26 bucks for the one o'clock kickoff that is NOT televised. Now, here are tonight's scores.
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[GO TO SCORES] [Wipe to scores!!!!!!!!!!] [WIPE TO MOTION]
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[OUT Q=....last score."]
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[S-Redskins]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-95 13949TC]
[graphic=Redskins]

The Redskins haven't scored a touchdown this season, and their defense has given up nearly 70 points in two games. Yesterday they attempted to cut their losses by abruptly firing Jeff George.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=THE BOTTOM LINE...]
[SUPER=01-Marty Schottenheimer/Redskins Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tony Banks/Redskins Quarterback; :17]
[RUNS=:51]
[OUT Q=....what we should do."]
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[vo nat con't]
[SUPER=03-Ashburn/This Afternoon; :00]

To that end, Schottenheimer went out and immediately brought in journeyman Kent Graham to back up Tony Banks and Sage Rosenfels.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=YOU KNOW...]
[SUPER=01-Kent Graham/Signed by the Redskins; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sage Rosenfels/Redskins Second String Quarterback; :13]
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[OUT Q=...the best I can."]
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[S-Banks]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-98 12431TC]
[GRAPHIC=REDSKINS]


Rosenfels will back up Tony Banks on Sunday against the Chiefs. But really this is just a band aid for a team that needs a life saving operation, not to mention a dose of humility. Listen to Banks - a man who has won just 41 percent of his starts in the NFL and averaged a fumble every game.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="WELL, I DON'T...]
[SUPER=01-Tony Banks/Jeff George's Replacement; :00]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=...DON'T LIKE."]
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[S-Eagles]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-105 TC11628]
[GRAPHIC=ODAC]


The ODAC continues to get nationwide attention thanks to the football exploits of the Bridgewater Eagles.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bridgewater; :00]

This week Mike Clark's team is ranked third in the nation. Two of his players, running back Devon Cruz and kick returner JR Solomon each made the weekly D3 team of the week. Bridgewater plays at Hampden-Sydney this Saturday.
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[S-Hoops]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-103 5910TC]
[GRAPHIC=Hometown Hoops weekly]

It's Wednesday night and that's "Hometown Hoops Weekly." This week Steve Mason is living large with the heavy hitters on the Piedmont District.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=@Steve1; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tom Hering/Bassett Head Coach; :16]
[SUPER=01-Lakin Byer/Bassett Guard; :31(QUICK!!!!!)]
[SUPER=03-Bassett/Last Night; :37]
[SUPER=01-Oliver McCall/Former World Heavyweight Champion; :47(QUICK)]
[SUPER=01-Shirley McCall/Bassett Junior Forward; :50]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/Last Night; :58]
[SUPER=01-Larry "Scrooge" Hairston/Martinsville Head Coach; 1:07]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Last Saturday; 1:15]
[SUPER=01-Mary Parks/Laurel Park Head Coach; 1:28]
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[OUT Q=......hometown hoops weekly]
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((Bassett leads the pack in the Piedmont District. The Bengals are dealing with the pressure that comes from defending a state championship, they graduated three starters and nine players off last year's varsity and they have a new coach. But this team is 8 and 1. ((:))
4 returning varsity players are providing leadership and the Bengals have the heart of a former heavyweight champion and Oliver McCall is proud of his daughter Shirley. ((:)) ((:))
There is a three way district tie for first with Martinsville and Laurel Park. The Bulldogs are 3 and OH. 4 starters are back. ((:))
The Lancers are 8 and 1 and 3 and OH in the Piedmont. 3 starters are back from last years state final four team that lost to Northside. Three seniors are providing leadership on a team that knows the areas that need work. ((:)) Patrick County is 2 and 1 in the Piedmont and Magna Vista is also a district contender along with Tunstall Dan River and Fieldale-Collinsville. Steve Mason HHW.))
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[S-Deane]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-100 (1:27:20)]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke Dazzle]


The Roanoke Dazzle now has a direct connection to UVa.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/1995; :]


Former Cavalier great Harold Deane is one of the team's two allocated players.. Since graduating from Virginia in 1997, Deane has played over seas in Russia and Italy. He also played in 28 games for the Maryland Mustangs of the United States Basketball League.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :]


This is a homecoming for Deane. His father is from Roanoke and his grandmother and aunt still live in the Star City.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="I'm the type...]
[SUPER=01-Harold Deane/Roanoke Dazzle Guard; :]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=...meaningful goals.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NBA;]


Deane should receive all the help he needs from Dazzle assistant coach Harold Ellis.
Ellis, a Morehouse State graduate, started his career overseas and twice came out of the minor leagues to play in the N-B-A.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="Harold Deane...]
[SUPER=01-Harold Ellis/Dazzle Assistant Coach; :]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=......person feel great."]
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[Penny-Drive]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-50 TC22:58]
[GRAPHIC=America Responds]

Students at Roanoke's Fairview Elementary are donating a chunk of change to victims of the recent terrorist attacks.
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[VO-NAT :13]
[SUPER=143-Roanoke;]

Susan Bisset's fifth grade class has been holding a penny drive to benefit the Fallen Firefighter's Fund. The idea was raised by one of Bisset's students, Travis Younce. Bisset says she was surprised.
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[SOT at :13]
[IN Q=Fifth graders have a lot on their minds...]

((SUSAN BISSET/TEACHER: FIFTH GRADERS HAVE A LOT ON THEIR MINDS AND USUALLY, DOING A GOOD DEED FOR SOMEONE IS NOT FOREMOST IN THEIR MINDS. BUT WE'VE TALKED THIS YEAR ABOUT HAVING INTEGRITY IN THE CLASSROOM AND ABOUT DOING THINGS FOR PEOPLE OTHER THAN OURSELVES AND SEEING THAT PEOPLE ARE MORE IMPORTANT.))
[SUPER=141-Susan Bisset/Teacher;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=and seeing that people are more important.]
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[VO-NAT]

Travis himself gathered about one hundred of the final eleven-hundred dollars raised. He says he's been thanked by so many people that he doesn't know how to respond. (------------)