[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Keith]

Virginia National Guard troops will provide security at local airports. We'll start our newscast tonight with a look
at that.
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[V/O-NAT] And weigh a property rights dispute in Montgomery County between a private land owner and a logging company.
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[Sports-Head]


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


In sports, It's week 5 of Friday Football Extra and tonight we'll take a look at the schedule.
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[VO-NAT]


And we'll also take a look at several U-V-A Football Players who are making a difference for the Cavaliers this year.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


Our weather view shows a few more clouds with another cool shot for Friday. Details and the weekend outlook straight ahead.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 3-Shot]


News 7 is next.
[Video-Open]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=Video Open]



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[VO-NAT]


The Guard will be guarding airports near you.
It's the latest step for increased airline safety.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.

[Airport-Security]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#01-49 TC21:22]
[GRAPHIC=Airport Security]


Virginia's governor agrees with President Bush-- the National Guard should be deployed to help keep airports safe.
[Double Boxes=Keith and Shannon/Microwave]


Shannon Young is at the Roanoke Regional Airport tonight.
So Shannon, what's the reaction there?
[Live=Shannon Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=149-Shannon Young/syoung*wdbj7.com;]
[SUPER=145-Roanoke;]
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(Rollcue:staffing the airport with soldiers)
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=141-Steve Lohr/Airline Passenger;]
[SUPER=141-Jacqueline Shuck/Airport Executive Director;]
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=or the screening area/]
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[VO-NAT]

[***SHANNON'S MIC HOT***]
(adlib)
[RUNS=:15]
[OUTQ=To answer those questions]
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[Live=Shannon Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=145-Roanoke;]
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[Double Boxes=Keith and Shannon/Microwave]



[Tech-Airport]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=01-35 TC1:29:20]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech]


Another inconvenience because of tighter air security-- Virginia Tech's airport will be closed during Saturday's football game.
The F-A-A is prohibiting any flights below three-thousand feet within three miles of any collegiate or professional sporting event.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg]


The Tech airport is only about a mile from Lane Stadium.
So the airport will be closed from 11 to four this Saturday.
Also, helicopters will not be allowed to land next to the stadium... they'll only be allowed to land at the airport during its open hours.
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[Careers-Volunteers]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-33 TC1:19:08]
[GRAPHIC=America Responds]


One of the after- effects of the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington is that thousands of people have been unexpectedly thrown out of work.
Now a central Virginia business is ready to help out.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=143-Bedford Co.]


Wendy Enelow (EN-uh-loe) heads up Career Masters Institute which is teaming up with two national resume writing groups to launch a "volunteers for careers" website.
The service.. which is free.. will match professional resume writers and career counselors with people who are out of work as a result of the attacks.
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[SOT 13:34:24]
[IN Q=It's also for]

((WENDY ENELOW/CAREER MASTERS INSTITUTE: IT'S ALSO FOR PEOPLE THAT WORKED FOR THE AIRLINES BECAUSE ALTHOUGH A LOT OF COMPANIES ARE GOING TO SUFFER A GREAT FINANCIAL SETBACK, THE AIRLINES IN PARTICULAR.. NO ONE FORTUNATELY IS IN THE LEAGUE THAT THEY'RE IN.))
[SUPER=141-Wendy Enelow/Career Masters Institute]
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[OUT Q=league that they're in.]
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[VO-NAT]


Enelow says the first person to sign up was a laid- off American Airlines pilot.
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[WIPE TO WEB PAGE FS]
You can find a link to the groups internet site in the Webwatch section of our homepage at WDBJ-7-dot-com.
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[Blacksburg-Transit]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-36 TC1:30:12]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Blacksburg Transit may cut its schedule.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Officials say they're planning to stop service at 10 p-m Monday through Saturday and end all service on Sundays. The changes would take effect at the start of Virginia Tech's new semester in January. Public hearings on the issue are being held October 9th on the Virginia Tech Campus and October 10th at the Blacksburg Transit office, both start at 7:30. Officials say the cuts are in response to a budget deficit brought on in part by rising fuel prices and lack of grant money. Any resulting layoffs are said to be minor.
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[Train-Station]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-43 TC48:32]
[GRAPHIC=None]


They need to raise several million more, but backers of the plan to renovate the old Norfolk and Western Passenger Station are closer to their goal tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


This afternoon, they gathered outside the station near the Hotel Roanoke to announce a contribution of 488- thousand dollars.
The federal funds were allocated to the project by the Commonwealth Transportation Board.
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[SOT 13:46]
[IN Q=I've been connected with this project]

((CHIP NOTTINGHAM/TRANSPORTATION COMMISSIONER: I'VE BEEN CONNECTED WITH THIS PROJECT FOR ABOUT FIVE YEARS, GOING BACK TO WHEN I WORKED FOR CONGRESSMAN BOB GOODLATTE IN WASHINGTON D.C. HE'S BEEN A LONGTIME CHAMPION OF THE PROJECT AS HAVE MANY LOCAL LEADERS. THE LOCAL SUPPORT HAS BEEN FANTASTIC. THAT COMBINED WITH THE HISTORY OF ROANOKE AND RAILROADING IN THIS AREA MAKES IT SUCH A SPECIAL PROJECT.))
[SUPER=01-Chip Nottingham/Transportation Commissioner;]
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[OUT Q=such a special project.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


The Transportation Board has distributed two million dollars for a dozen different projects in western Virginia, including 269- thousand dollars for the Roanoke River Greenway in Salem and Roanoke County.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=NONE]


Logging and landowner rights go head to head in the New River Valley.
That's next on News 7 at Six.
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[VO-NAT]


First it was a chicken. Now an ape, giraffe and tiger are weighing in on Franklin County's sign ordinance.
We'll explain.
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[Logging-Road]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-45 TC1:08:37]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A private land owner is going head- to- head against a lumber business over a road that's about the length of a football field. The road is in Montgomery County and is part of Mary Ann Capp's property. Turman Lumber Company uses it to reach its logging operation.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Rachel/Microwave;]

New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon has more on the debate, Rachel? Keith, the issue in this case is right of way. Does this logging company have a legal claim to use the road?
[LIVE=Rachel full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Rachel1;]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

Well, Turman Lumber says yes. Mary Ann Capp says no. Since July, the dispute has gone back and forth, now it's heading to court.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Nats "I POSTED MY PROPERTY"]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mary Ann Capp/Land Owner; :18]
[SUPER=03-Radford; :47]
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[OUT Q=CRITTERS IN THE CREEK.]

((Nats TC 02:12:10 "I POSTED MY PROPERTY WHEN ALL THIS BEGAN" Mary Ann Capp owns 14-acres of property in Sugar Grove. But it's only this 300-foot road she's concerned about. (TC :20:49:15) Capp wants to stop logging trucks traveling on it. (TC 3:55:06) Nats burst truck driving
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[SOT 4:40:17]
[IN Q=i was alarmed ]

((MARY ANN CAPP/LAND OWNER; I WAS ALARMED BECAUSE I KNOW THE WEIGHT OF THAT KIND OF MACHINERY AND I WROTE A LETTER AND THEN CLOSED MY PRIVATE GATE. ))
[OUT Q=PRIVATE GATE.]

Her letter was to Turman Lumber Company, the trucks' owner. They continued to use the road to get to THEIR property up the mountain. (TC 18:43:28)
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[SOT 10:29:10]
[IN Q=THEY WERE ]

((THEY WERE JUST IGNORING IT SO WE JUST SAT HERE THE NEXT DAY.))
[OUT Q=WE JUST SAT HERE THE NEXT DAY.]

The group of friends and neighbors was successful blocking trucks that day, but it wouldn't last. Turman Lumber got a court injunction to use the road, now the case heads to court. Nats TC timber company
The Turman Lumber Company declined an on-camera interview. President Michael Turman said on the phone, "this is a civil matter and we have right of way to the road." Nats TC 16:55:21 "THIS FRESH WATER SPRING" Capp is urging the company to use another available route to its logging operation. She says it will have less environmental impact on the Rocky Branch Creek.
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[SOT :06:55:04 / 7:07:00] COVER
[IN Q=EXCESS SILT / THAT WILL ]

((EXCESS SILT FROM THIS BEING HAULING ROAD CAN BE WASHED INTO THE CREEK / THAT WILL ROB OXYGEN FROM THE FISHES AND CRITTERS IN THE CREEK. ))
[OUT Q=IN THE CREEK.]))
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[LIVE=Rachel full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

Capp filed a complaint with the Department of Forestry about her enviornmental concerns. Thaat office says they went to the site but didn't find what they call a "threatening point." So for now, this is not an enviornmental issue.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Rachel/Microwave;]

Keith, it's a case of property rights and heads to court on October 11th.

[Osborne]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-38 TC1:18:42]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The owners of a run-down motel in Independence now owe more a quarter million dollars, stemming from their treatment of migrant workers.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Independence/December 2000]

Hoyt Osborne and his wife, Glenna, never responded to the lawsuit filed by Legal Aid.
Mexican workers who stayed at the motel during the Christmas-tree harvest season testified of filthy conditions at the Osborne Motel. In July a federal judge awarded the 19 migrants a total of 155-thousand dollars.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=None]

Today the judge awarded Legal Aid of Charlottesville 101-thousand dollars in attorneys fees plus expenses.

[Optical-Cable]


[ANCHOR=KEith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=501-14 TC1:00:25]
[GRAPHIC=Optical Cable]


Stock of Roanoke County's Optical Cable Corporation has plunged in the last week, just after the company's C-E-O finished selling more than six hundred thousand shares of his personal holdings.
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[VO-NAT]


This is a list of Bob Kopstein's transactions from July 20th though September 19th -- more than five million dollars worth of stock.
What analysts say caught their eye was that Kopstein was selling his stock during the same time the company was buying it back.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./File Tape]


We don't know whether ALL his shares were sold to the company.
Analysts say even though Optical Cable's stock value is ailing, the company's overall outlook appears much healthier.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A late rally in the blue chips gave the Dow Jones Industrial Average a boost. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-x/114.03/8681.42/y/3.29/1460.75;]


The DOW climbed 114-points.
NASDAQ fell three.
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[SML-Signs]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-48 TC09:48]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It all started with the chicken.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


Now, the ape, the giraffe and the tiger greet motorists on Route 122 at Smith Mountain Lake.
Developer Steve Scott put the fiberglass trio by the road after the planning commission told him his Westlake Commons sign violated a county ordinance.
He borrowed the creatures from neighbor Joe Altadonna, who ran afoul of the planning commission with his eight-foot rooster.
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[SOT 36:50 - 37:01]
[IN Q=Somewhere, our ordinances]

((STEVE SCOTT/DEVELOPER: SOMEWHERE OUR ORDINANCES HAVE GOTTEN SKEWED AND NEED TO BE BROUGHT INTO A MORE APPLICABLE AND PRACTICAL IMPLEMENTATION.))
[SUPER=01-Steve Scott/Developer;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=practical implementation.]
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[VO-NAT]


The county told Scott he might be able to keep his sign, if he moves the business names closer together.
He hopes the animal display will prompt people to question the sign ordinance.
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[State-Fair]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-37 TC1:00:58]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The usually giddy opening of the State Fair of Virginia was slightly toned down today, in light of national events.
The "Eleven Days of Wild Things!" theme has given way to an emphasis on patriotism.
But the Ferris wheel is spinning, and the ducks are swimming, according to News 7 Richmond Bureau Chief Ellen Qualls.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=They've beefed up security for]
[SUPER=03-Henrico Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tommy Smith/Livestock Barn Manager; :25]
[SUPER=01-Jay Lugar/State Fair of Virginia; 1:03]
[SUPER=@Ellen2; 1:25]
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[OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Henrico County.]

(( They've beefed up security for the State Fair that falls two weeks after terrorism tore into America.
[sot tape one 12:28:33]


No, it's not that bad.
Security is heightened ... but these are just being put on display at the National Guard recruiting tent.
But everywhere, little ripples of the terrorism are felt.
Even in the livestock barn, where the most popular display has been affected.
[sot tape ONE 12:59:26 ]

((TOMMY SMITH/LIVESTOCK BARN MANAGER: THE MOST POPULAR IS YOUR DUCKS GOING UP THE SLIDE. ... SINCE WE'VE HAD THE PROBLEMS IN NEW YORK. WE CAN'T GET 'EM SHIPPED IN BY AIR.))
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That leaves the backup ducks -- who are, sad to say, out of their depth: untrained or unwilling to brave the ladder that leads them to the food, and to our great amusement, the slide.
No word yet on the replacement ducks.
[sot tape 12:59:45 ]

((TOMMY SMITH/LIVESTOCK : WE'VE HAD TWO SHIPMENTS START OUT. NEVER GOT HERE YET. HAHA.))
[runs= 04 ]


But Fair officials say the events of September 11th will never overshadow this event.
It's exactly what Virginians need.
[sot tape one 12:23:28]

((JAY LUGAR/STATE FAIR OF VIRGINIA: STATE FAIR IS THE SYMBOL OF AMERICA. IT'S AMERICANA, IF YOU WILL. SO WE DECIDED IT'S THE RIGHT THING TO GO AHEAD AND HAVE THE FAIR.))
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[tape one NAT SOT RACE CARS 12:35:12]
[RUNS=03 ]


They're hoping the only dangers you face are the inherent thrills of the Fair itself.
[nat sot SEA LION GROWL]


I, for instance, learned we're not supposed to actually pet the sea lions.
But if you really want to get the old blood pumping --
[nat sot tape two RACE START 14:41:24]


-- poke your head into the packed arena for the particularly popular pig races.
The porky speedsters are big every year.
And there are always the freaky elements-- the actual freak-show based exhibits.
But there are 20 new attractions designed to draw in new Fairgoers.
Like the Maximum Velocity professional bicycle, skateboard, and inline skate stunt show.
You'll have to come see the llama flapjack race for yourself... and we'll spare everyone something called wild cow milking.
The fair runs through next Sunday, October 7th.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Henrico County.))

[Sports Tease]


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


And coming up in sports, Several U-V-A football players are stepping up this season Yankee Pitcher Andy Pettitte is recovering from a sore elbow.
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[VO-NAT]


And Deion Sanders is returning to pro football as a studio commentator for C-B-S.
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[S-Players]


[ANCHOR=roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=sp-105 1:17:01]
[GRAPHIC=ACC]


Virginia takes on ACC rival Duke Saturday. Most experts would not have predicted a 2 and 1 UVa record at this point, especially with two top 25 teams among the three opponents. Steve Mason gives us a few reasons why.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Clemson, SC/Saturday; :00]
[SUPER=01-Al Groh/UVa Head Coach; :20(QUICK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)]
[SUPER=01-Billy McMullen/5 TD Catches This Season; :36(QUICK!!!!!!!!!!!!)]
[SUPER=01-Bryson Spinner/UVa Quarterback; :41]
[SUPER=01-Angelo Crowell/UVa Junior Linebacker; :56]
[SUPER=@Steve1; 1:16]
[RUNS=1:55]
[OUT Q=....News 7 sports"]
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((Three games into the season three players have emerged as go to guys for the Cavaliers. Bryson Spinner, Billy McMullen and on defense Angelo Crowell. The Cavaliers have scored 60 points this season and the junior has accounted for half that total. ((:))
IN the last two games McMullen has 176 receiving yards and four touchdowns and 14 of his 17 catches in those games have gone for either first downs or touchdowns. He's putting up these numbers without Antwoine Womack. ((:)) ((:))
Crowell has provided the highlights on defense. He leads the Wahoos in tackles with 39. ((:))
Like McMullen, Angelo is the only proven star on his unit, which makes his stats even more impressive. ((:)) ((:)) ((:))
Both will try and push the cavaliers to a 3 and 1 record Saturday at 1 PM against Duke at Scott Stadium. Steve Mason News 7 sports.))

[S-FFE]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-94 13201TC]
[GRAPHIC=FFE LOGO]


It's a little hard to believe, but many of Friday Football Extra's teams hit the halfway point of their seasons tomorrow night. Here's the week Five schedule of games from schools throughout southwest and central Virginia.
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[OUT Q=LOGO COMES FULL."]
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[S-Deion]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-95 (1:41:34)]
[GRAPHIC=Deion Sanders]


Former 2 sport star Deion Sanders retired from pro football back in July but he's still close to the game.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ashburn/Last July; :]


Sanders will join the C-B-S studio crew for the N-F-L today. He will make his first appearance this Sunday at noon.
Sanders, a 12 year N-F-L veteran is considered by many as one of the greatest cornerbacks of all time. He was a 7 time pro bowl selection and is the only person in professional sports history to play in both the World Series and the Super Bowl.
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[S-Stuff]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Yankees Logo]


Yankee left hander Andy Pettitte says he's feeling better less than 24 hours after he was hit in his pitching elbow.
Pettitte says he's regained flexibility and strength in the arm after undergoing therapy.
There's no indication when Pettitte will pitch again but manager Joe Torre said last night he could make another start before the regular season ends.