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Coming up- two local guys talk about their work at Ground Zero.
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[VO-NAT]


A house fire in Roanoke tonight...
Plus Nascar teaming up with the cops? We'll tell you where it's happening.
And Step aside budweiser. There's a new king of beer.
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[Anchor=Jean]


We'll tell you what it is.
News 7 is next.

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[Vo-Nat]
The Secretary of Defense plans a visit to the middle East.
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[SOT 20:04:18]
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((DONALD RUMSFELD/DEFENSE SECRETARY: I'M PLANNING ON VISITING SAUDI ARABIA, OMAN, EGYPT AND UZBEKISTAN.))
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=and Uzbekistan.]
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[VO-NAT]


While on the homefront... more bodies recovered from the World Trade Center Site... including 15 firefighters all together.
And Reagan National Airport will re-open Thursday- with new security including bolted cockpit doors on planes.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=News 7 at Eleven]


Good evening...

[Terrorism-Latest]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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[GRAPHIC=War on Terrorism]


The Bush administration is working every diplomatic, political and military avenue leading to Osama Bin Laden and the Taliban regime...
but tonight the President is also asking Americans to get back into the swing of everyday life.
And as Manuel Galleugs reports, he's leading by example.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=143-Washington, DC; :00]
[SUPER=141-Tony Blair/British Prime Minister; :23]
[SUPER=141-George Robertson/NATO Secretary; :45]
[Super=141-Donald Rumsfeld/Secretary of Defense; 1:10]
[SUPER=141-Manuel Gallegus/Reporting; 1:30]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, Washington. ]

((IN WASHINGTON PRESIDENT BUSH ENJOYED A NIGHT OUT AT A LOCAL STEAKHOUSE ENCOURAGING AMERICANS TO DO THE SAME. STILL, THE SENSE HERE AND ABROAD IS THAT THE U.S. IS ABOUT TO STRIKE AGAINST BIN LADEN SOON-- AND FOR THE TALIBAN REGIME, TIME IS RUNNING-OUT TO GIVE HIM UP. GEORGE BUSH There are no negotiations THE WORDS WERE EQUALLY STRONG FROM BRITAIN'S PRIME MINISTER EARLIER IN THE DAY: TONY BLAIR/BRITISH PRIME MINISTER "And I say to the Taliban: Surrender the terrorists or surrender power. That is your choice". RUSSIAN PRESIDENT PUTIN MEANWHILE REAFFIRMED HIS SUPPORT FOR U.S. MILITARY ACTION. AND IN A TOP SECRET BRIEFING, NATO ALLIES WERE SHOWN WHAT THE U.S. SAYS IS PROOF -- BIN LADEN'S ORGANIZATION IS TO BLAME. George Robertson/NATO Secretary General "The facts are clear and compelling - and the information presented points conclusively to an al-Qaida role in the September 11th attacks". DEFENSE SECRETARY RUMSFELD IS NOW ON HIS WAY TO UZBEKISTAN, SAUDI ARABIA,
EGYPT AND OMAN---COUNTRIES WHERE THE U.S. HOPES TO MOBILIZE FORCES.. UZBEKISTAN BORDERS AFGHANISTAN AND HAS SEVERAL LAR

GE ABANDONED AIR BASES ONCE USED BY THE SOVIET UNION DONALD RUMSFELD/DEFENSE SECRETARY ....GIVEN THEIR GEOGRAPHY AND THEIR SITUATION THAT HAVING A FACE TO FACE MEETING WITH THE LEADERSHIP THERE WOULD BE A USEFUL THING. AS FOR THE TALIBAN...THEY SHOWED OFF THEIR SOVIET ERA WEAPONS AND ONCE AGAIN SAID THEY NEED PROOF BEFORE NEGOTIATING THE RELEASE OF BIN LADEN.
WEDNESDAY-- PRESIDENT BUSH GOES TO NEW YORK. HE'LL MEET WITH BUSINESS LEADERS NEAR WALL STREET, STOP AT A LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND HAVE LUNCH WITH MAYOR GIULIANI. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS WASHINGTON.))

[Interest-Rates]


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It's getting even cheaper to borrow money-- part of an effort to restart the sluggish economy.
The Federal Reserve has cut interest rates again.
It is the ninth cut this year, the second since the terrorist attacks.
The half-percent cut was quickly matched by a half point cut in the commercial bank's prime lending rate.

[Stamp]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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The U-S postal service has unveiled a new stamp... to spur unity and patriotism.
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[VO-NAT 16:39:13]


The stamp displays the American flag and the phrase United We Stand.
It'll be available to consumers in early November- several billion stamps will be printed over the next year.
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[WTC-Volunteers]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=01-44 TC53:46]
[GRAPHIC=Ground Zero]


For five local college students giving blood wasn't enough to help the victims of the terrorist attacks -- they headed to New York to assist the rescue team.
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[VO-NAT :09]
[SUPER=143-Roanoke]


Kirby Saunders and Jared Campbell are two of the students from the College of Health Sciences in Roanoke who arrived on ground zero 48 hours after the attack.
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[IN Q=We pretty much joined the bucket ]

((WE PRETTY MUCH JOINED THE BUCKET BREGADE --WE WAS USING BUCKETS OUR OWN HANDS --PRETTY MUCH MUCH MAKING OUR OWN LINES. A HUNDRED PEOPLE GET BEHIND YOU --PASS DOWN --FOR SIX HOURS))
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[OUT Q=for six hours]
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Saunders and Campbell say watching the events unfold on TV and seeing the destruction up close are like night and day.
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[IN Q=Down there it was just mass destruction]

((JARED CAMPBELL:DOWN THERE IT WAS JUST MASS DESTRUCTION.. IT'S STUFF YOU'LL NEVER REALLY SEE OR IMAGINE UNLESS YOUR IN A WAR --NOW I KNOW WHAT THE VETERANS ARET TALKING ABOUT WHEN THE TALK ABOUT THEIR WAR STORIES))
[SUPER=141-Jared Campbell]
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[OUT Q=their war stories]
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[VO-NAT:07]


The students spent 18 straight hours sifting through the rubble searching for survivors and helping with the clean-up effort.
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[United-Express]


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Starting November 1st, you won't be able to fly non- stop from Lynchburg to Washington D.C.
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[VO-NAT]
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United Express says it's discontinuing its five daily flights from the Hill City to Dulles airport, a total of 190 passenger seats.
That's more than 40 percent of the Lynchburg airport's business, but officials hope the region can rebound quickly.
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[SOT 2:10:42]
[IN Q=Once there is]

((MARK COURTNEY/LYNCHBURG AIRPORT MANAGER: ONCE THERE IS SOME STABILITY RETURNED TO THE SYSTEM AND WE START TO SEE A REBUILDING OF TRAFFIC, THEN I THINK YOU'RE GOING TO SEE A GRADUAL RE-INTRODUCTION OF ADDITIONAL SERVICE BECAUSE THIS IS HAPPENING THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY. IT JUST APPEARS THAT THE SMALL AIRPORTS ARE GETTING HIT EVEN HARDER AND I CERTAINLY HOPE THIS IS THE END OF FURTHER CUTS.))
[SUPER=01-Mark Courtney/Lynchburg Airport Manager]
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[OUT Q=end of further cuts.]
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[VO-NAT]


Courtney says the recent federal airline relief bill is supposed to prevent air carriers from cutting existing service to smaller airports.
He's checking to see whether United violated that agreement.
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[Bank-Robbery]


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The man wanted for an afternoon bank robbery in Blacksburg is behind bars tonight.
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[VO-NAT :18]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

42- year old Richard Donald Hawes of New Castle is in the Roanoke City jail tonight - facing bank robbery charges. BLACKSBURG Police say he held up the Virginia Tech Credit Union on South Main Street around three. Tonight, ROANOKE officers found Hawes at the Roadway Inn on Orange Avenue. Officials say a substantial amount of cash was recovered.
Today's robbery was the second at the Credit Union in a week.
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[Roanoke-Fire]


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Fire heavily damaged a home in Roanoke this evening.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Clarence and Barbara White were not at home when the fire started around five thirty. But one of their sons told authorities he heard an explosion- before the carport and a storage area caught fire. Officials were looking into whether a gas or water heater may have malfunctioned. Fire officials estimate damage to the Leon Street home at 30- thousand dollars.
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[Ax-Roanoke]


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Charges are pending against a driver involved in a traffic accident in downtown Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT 15.5 ]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Police say the driver of this Lincoln Navigator may have ran a red light causing the crash. The Navigator ended up on its top after it was hit by a Ford pick-up. The accident happened around five- 45 at Luck and Third Streets. No one was seriously injured.
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[Franklin-Fatal]


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One man is dead after a dump truck... backed over him at a Franklin County road construction site.
It happened on (Boo-ee) Bowie Road -- just off Route 220.
State police say a crew was paving the private road.
54-year-old Henry Rodney Cundiff told police he was backing the dump truck up and accidentally struck 67-year-old John William Meeks.
Meeks died at the scene.

[Biker-Funeral]


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A Moneta woman killed in a motorcycle accident last week is being remembered as a bubbly person with a sweet personality.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton;]

Members of the Roanoke Valley "Harley Owners Group" today filed into a funeral home in Vinton to pay final respects to Carol Elizabeth Minton.
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co./Friday night;]

The 37-year old was riding her Harley in Bedford County Friday evening when she was struck by a car going the wrong way. She died of her injuries Saturday morning. Fellow Harley riders were stunned.
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[IN Q=It's kind of hard to lose a member.]

((BARTON REYNOLDS/ROANOKE VALLEY HARLEY OWNERS GROUP: IT'S KIND OF HARD TO LOSE A MEMBER. AS FAR AS I KNOW THIS IS PROBABLY THE FIRST MEMBER WE'VE EVER LOST TO AN ACCIDENT. THERE'S BEEN OTHER MEMBERS THAT HAVE PASSED FROM OTHER REASONS BUT NEVER TO A TRAGEDY LIKE THIS.))
[SUPER=01-Barton Reynolds/Roanoke Valley Harley Owners Group;]
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[OUT Q=never to a tragedy like this.]
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[VO-NAT]

Following the funeral the Harley group planned to escort Minton's body as far as Radford.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=None]

Meantime, 39-year old Viki Lynn Arrington of Goode is being held on a second degree murder charge in Minton's death. Police had originally charged Arrington with driving under the influence for the third time.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Next on News 7, the search continues for a shooting suspect in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]


And the Senate's oldest member collapses inside the chamber. The latest on Strom Thurmond's condition coming up.

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[Sports-preview]


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[Liberty-Shooting]


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Police continue their search for the gunman who killed a Roanoke teenager this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


18-year old Maurice Grogan was shot in the head outside of the Foodway Market on Liberty Road.
Friends and family gathered there as news of the shooting spread through the neighborhood.
His death left them asking why?
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[SOT 10:51:37]
[IN Q=He was a friend of everybody]

((HE WAS A FRIEND OF EVERYBODY. EVERYBODY LOVED HIM. EVERYBODY.)) [NO SUPER]
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[OUT Q=everybody loved him. Everybody.]
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[VO-NAT]


In the moments after the shooting, customers saw a man run from the area, jump into a car, and drive away.
Police have not made an arrest.
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[Gibson]


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A Franklin County teen accused of stabbing his mother and cousin to death says he heard voices and "just snapped."
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;]


19-year-old James Gibson kept his head down, as prosecutors laid out their case against him for capital and first degree murder.
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./June]


He's charged with stabbing his mother, Annette Gibson, and her nephew, George Patterson, to death with a large, military-style knife.
Gibson's attorneys say he's been hospitalized for mental problems before.
They're having his mental health evaluated.
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[IN Q=He is just a teenager]

((DAVID FURROW/GIBSON'S ATTORNEY: HE IS JUST A TEENAGER WHO HAD SOME PROBLEMS IN SCHOOL. HE WASN'T A PROBLEM IN THE FAMILY. HE WASN'T GIVING ANYBODY ANY TROUBLE. EVERYBODY WAS CONCERNED ABOUT HIM. AND THIS HAPPENED. AND HE DOESN'T HAVE AN EXPLANATION FOR IT AND WE DON'T EITHER.))
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[OUT Q=and we don't either.]
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[VO-NAT]


The judge says there is enough evidence to send the case to a grand jury next month.
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[HCMF]


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[SS=Legal Scales]

The chairman of H-C-M-F today pled guilty to health care fraud.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

The corporation will have to pay 1-point-7 million dollars back to the government. Corporate chairman William Cranwell and his partners are personally liable for the restitution. During the 1990's H-C-M-F expanded beyond the operation of 18 nursing homes into restaurant, construction and real estate management... all while billing Medicaid and Medicare.
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[SOT 12:18:50]
[IN Q=The government was paying ]

((KAREN PETERS/PROSECUTOR; THE GOVERNMENT WAS PAYING THOSE MANAGERS TO MANAGE RESTAURANTS, COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE.))
[SUPER=01-Karen Peters/Prosecutor]
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[OUT Q=commercial and residential real estate.]
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[VO-NAT]

Nonetheless, the government says, those salaries were submitted to Medicaid and Medicare for re-imbursement.
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[Gallagher]


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The creator of the Heathcliff comic has died.
George Gallagher died of a heart attack at a hospital in New Jersey.
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[VO-NAT]


He also created the hapless Harry comic , but was best known for his Heathcliff cartoon which he created in 1973.

It featured the stylish cat, who often wore a black leather jacket and sunglasses.
Gallagher stopped drawing the cartoon about three yars ago.. His nephew had taken over the job.
George Gallagher was 72.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


The King of Beers is dethroned...
Find out who's on top now.. when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And later, see how cops and NASCAR could be teaming up to fight crime.
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[WEB-ADDRESS]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]

[Big-Game]


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We had a problem with our Big Game satellite feed tonight.
Here are tonight's winning numbers: 7, 14, 22, 41, 46 and the money ball is 1.

[Thurmond]


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Senator Strom Thurmond of South Carolina will remain hospitalized overnight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC]


The 98-year-old lawmaker fainted in the Senate chamber this morning.
His spokeswoman says doctors believe Thurmond probably was suffering from dehydration.
Thurmond reported feeling weak to colleagues and then slumped over at his desk shortly after 10:30 a-m. Senator Bill Frist of Tennessee, a heart surgeon, and several medical personnel worked on him for several minutes.
Thurmond was then taken by ambulance to the Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
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[Katherine-Harris]


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The woman who made discussions of 'chads' more than just talk of a persons name is hitting the NATIONAL campaign trail.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file]

Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris announced today that she will run for the 13th Congressional district . .
. that encompasses her hometown of Sarasota.

Harris says she decided to run for office after witnessing the terrorist attacks.
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[SOT-19:45:43]
[IN Q=When I can't]

((KATHERINE HARRIS/FL SECRETARY OF STATE; WHEN I CAN'T PUT ON A UNIFORM, AT LEAST I CAN FIGHT BACK IN MY OWN WAY AND THIS IS A CHANCE TO REPRESENT OUR DISTRICT AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE.))
[SUPER=01-Katherine Harris/FL Secretary of State]
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[OUT Q= a difference]
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[VO-NAT]

Harris also commented that the tragedy has made her more committed than ever to serve this president and nation. She is seeking to replace incumbent Republican Dan Miller - who is retiring. Harris says her campaign will focus on Social Security, personal security, the environment and education.
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[Bud-Light]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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Budweiser has been toppled from its spot as the best selling beer in America.
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[VO-NAT 17:32:41]
[SUPER=03-St. Louis, MO;]


That beverage is Bud light.
Bud Light recently overtook Budweiser as the top-selling beer in the United States.
Anheuser-Busch introduced Bud Light in 1982.
Since then, the brand consistently has been one of the company's top-performing beers, while sales of Budweiser, its flagship, have steadily declined.
The brewery expects to ship nearly 33.9 million barrels of bud light versus 33.4 million barrels of Budweiser.


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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
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Girls basketball highlights from three games, Some Winston Cup drivers have lost and gained jobs, and Tuesday Tech football media day,
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[VO-NAT]

We begin though with our extra point. The cover of sports illustrated has a bigtime slugger on it. Barry Bonds, the San Francisco Giants long ball king shows his swing in the next issue. Bonds is chasing Mark McGuire's single season homerun record. Did he hit number 70 tonight against Houston? Find out in a few.
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[S-Fleming]


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Lets start on the hard wood where it was Tuesday night at the girls basketball fights, lets start with Alleghany at William Fleming.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Mountaineers vs. Colonels; :00]


Olivia Grant would top all scorers with a game high 28 points against the Mountaineers, here she gets the easy bucket under the iron.
Alleghany tries to keep it close. Amy Childs with the nice dump to Latoya Allen, she is gonna finish inside.
[SUPER=33-William Fleming/60/Alleghany/42;]


Watch Fleming's Khadijah Whittington take matters into her own hands, converting the steal into the basket, she would tally 17 points on the night.
Allen once again scores for the Mountaineers but Fleming wins the Blue Ridge District battle 60 to 42.
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[S-Girls]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[VO-NAT WIPE TO #ENG!!!!!!!!!!]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista/Chargers vs. Blues; :00]


Up 81 we go to Buena Vista where Parry McCluer took on Bath County in a Pioneer District tilt in the Fighting Blues bran new gym.
In the first quarter, Parry McCluer's Jessie Hamilton grabs the loose ball and puts it in for two of her 11 points on the night.
[SUPER=33-Parry MCluer/41/Bath Co./33;]


Bath comes right back, Katie Plecker keeps the game tight, ripping rope from three point land and she gets the foul.
But Parry McCluer had this one. Whitney Williams snaps the nylon from the baseline and Blues win 41-33
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[S-Hoops]


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[VO-NAT WIPE TO #ENG!!!!!!!]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/Broadway vs. Rockbridge; :00]


Moving on to Lexington where Rockbridge County welcomed Broadway in a new Valley District.
In the fourth quarter, The Wildcats Inez Lynch drives hard to the hole and gets the two pointer to fall.
[SUPER=33-Broadway/46/Rockbridge/50;]


The Gobblers fight back. Becky Hoover knocks down the two point shot from the right side free throw box.
But Rockbridge gets it's first district win, Marie Tilson with the big rebound with 15 ticks left, Cats win 50-46.

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[S-HHW]


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[@page------6719-HOMETOWN HOOPS WEEKLY FULL!!!!!]


And later today, we will hammer out another edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly, the show airs in our five PM and 11PM sportscasts, right here on WDBJ.

[S-Bonds]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-100]
[GRAPHIC=MLB]


San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds went 1-for-2 without a homer last night against the Houston Astros. Bonds singled, walked twice and was hit by a pitch before grounding out to end the top of the ninth. The Giants win 4-1.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/Reds vs. Cubs; :00]


Chicago Cubs outfielder Sammy Sosa has become the first player in major league history with three 60-homer seasons. Sosa hit number-60 in the first inning against Cincinnati Reds lefty Lance Davis.
The solo shot also gives him 150 r-b-i's. It's the seventh time a player has collected 50 homers and 150 r-b-i's.


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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-101]
[GRAPHIC=BIG EAST]


Va. Tech and West Virginia began their rivalry about 90 years ago and it seems both teams and both sets of fans like each other less each year. Mike Stevens hands the mic to the Hokies to get their thoughts on going to Morgantown this weekend.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Morgantown, WV/1999; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ronyell Whitaker/Va. Tech Cornerback; :11]
[SUPER=01-Andre Davis/Va. Tech Flanker; :19]
[SUPER=01-Brian Welch/Va. Tech Linebacker; :27]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Last Season; :34]
[SUPER=01-Bob Slowikowski/Va. Tech Tight End; :44]
[SUPER=01-Grant Noel/Va. Tech Quarterback; 1:11]
[SUPER=@mike1; 1:30]
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[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[S-Soccer]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
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The Virginia Tech men's soccer team welcomed cross city rival Radford to Blacksburg today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Highlanders vs. Hokies; :00]


Of course today's game marks the battle for the New River Rock, an annual rivalry for bragging rights between the two schools.
[SUPER=34-Virginia Tech/4/Radford/0;]


Virginia Tech came into the game with a 6 and OH road record but was OH and 2 at home.
The Hokies Drew Myers is gonna get the games first goal from his striker position. It was 2 to nothing at the half and Tech blanks RU 4-nothing and get s the rock.
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[S-Express]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
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The Express and stock car racing are becoming one! Opening hockey weekend at the Roanoke Civic Center October 12th and 13th, it's a NASCAR theme, featuring a guest appearance from Winston Cup driver Sterling Marlin for the Express home opener Friday the 12th.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


Fans who attend practices for the Express at the ice station will notice the team wearing new color coordinated uniforms, all part of a more professional look designed to make the players feel like NHL stars.
Speaking of stars and stripes for that matter, the Express will honor Americans lost in the attacks on our country September 11th.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Perry Florio/Express Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:27]
[OUT Q=do our little part"]
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[S-Nascar]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-95 14539TC]
[GRAPHIC=LOWES]


Fans will notice a few changes when the Winston Cup circuit rolls into Lowe's Motor Speedway Tomorrow night for qualifying.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Concord, NC/1998; :00]


Veteran driver Jeremy Mayfield will not be driving the number 12 Penske Ford he began driving for Michael Kranefuss in 1996. Mayfield was fired yesterday effective immediately. The 32 year old has three career Winston Cup wins, but this year has team has been horrible in time trials - qualifying 30th or worse 12 times.
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[S-Hamilton]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-97 1:26:25]
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In other moves, Bobby Hamilton Jr. will drive the Morgan McClure Motorsports Number 4 Chevrolet in no less than seven of the final eight Winston Cup races this season, including this weekend's race. Hamilton, who has five cup starts, replaces Kevin Lepage.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]


Now after this season, Hamilton Jr. will give way to Mike Skinner. Skinner has signed a three year deal to drive the Number 4 car beginning in 2002. Skinner, who will have knee surgery Today, says he anticipates being ready for pre-season testing in January at Daytona.
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[Nascar-Police]


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[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


How would you feel about being pulled over by a car from your favorite Nascar race team?
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Mooresville, NC]


Well it could happen in Mooresville, North Carolina.
The town is seeking corporate race sponsorship for some patrol cars.
Mooresville's town board has approved the request -- now, it's up to NASCAR to give the project a thumbs up.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=At night it's going]

((RAY MONROE/MONROE MARKETING, INC.; AT NIGHT ITS GOING TO BE HARD TO REALIZE THE POLICE CAR IS A RACE CAR UNLESS YOU ARE ON TOP OF IT. BUT WE'VE GOT TO HAVE POLICE IDENTIFICATION. ))
[SUPER=01-Ray Monroe/Monroe Marketing, Inc.; :04 QUICK!!!!]
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[OUT Q=got to have police identification.]
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[VO-NAT]


Police say the cars cost around 30-thousand dollars each.
If NASCAR supports the plan, each officer will have a squad car and the town won't have to spend anymore money.


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