[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Jean]

[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Coming up on News 7-
New information that the CIA may have been warned about a possible terrorist attack-
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[VO-NAT]


The former Attorney General is in this part of the state.. Her thoughts on terrorism.
Plus the election is just five weeks away. Who will you vote for? We'll hear from both candidates.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.

[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=]



(///// SOT /////)
[NAT SOT 18:52:47 ]
[IN Q=]

(( SCREAMING -- DRUMMING ))
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=NAT Drumming]
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[VO-NAT :15]


The crowd outside was in a frenzy.
And the campaign of Republican Mark Earley was promising their man would be throwing hard rights tonight.
He needs to, because Democrat Mark Warner is the candidate who's up in the polls and deep in the pockets.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=News 7 at Eleven]



[Debate]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#01-43 TC58:04]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2001]


A capacity crowd at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond tonight sat at ringside for tonight's debate.
A former Democratic governor who has yet to endorse his former campaign manager was the moderator.
[Double Boxes=Jean and Ellen/State Microwave]


Richmond Bureau Chief Ellen Qualls has seen these two debate twice before.
How does this compare?
[Live=Ellen Full/State Microwave]
[SUPER=401-Ellen Qualls/equalls*wdbj7.com;]
[SUPER=405-Richmond;]


Jean, if you're just tuning in to this race -- or if the war on terrorism wiped out your memory of the last year of this race -- you'd think the whole race hinged on a tax increase -- something that was hardly an issue over the summer.
That means the Earley campaign is now focused like a laser beam on the only message they think can turn this race around.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Mark Warner says he won't raise]
[SUPER=403-Richmond; :06]
[SUPER=401-Mark Warner/(D) Candidate for Governor; 21]
[SUPER=401-Mark Earley/(R) Candidate for Governor; :45]
[SUPER=401-Doug Wilder/Former Governor; 1:40]
[SUPER=401-Bob Holsworth/VCU Political Analyst; 1:55 ]
[RUNS=2:12]
[OUT Q=new kind of politics in Richmond.]

(( Mark Warner says he won't raise taxes.
But he made what some are calling a strategic error, including revenue from a one penny sales tax increase in northern Virginia in his road plan.
Moderator Doug Wilder would NOT relent -- would Warner support the tax referendum or just let voters there decide?

Warner says Earley's vacillated too.
[sot tape 55:06 interchange with Wilder ]

((WARNER: YOU CAN'T SAY ONE THING TO FAIRFAX ....GOVERNOR, LET ME TELL YOU-- WILDER: WELL JUST ANSWER THAT. ))
[runs= 26]
[sot tape 53:49 ]

((EARLEY: MY DOOR WILL ALWAYS BE OPEN.. BUT IN THESE ECONOMIC TIMES, I'D VETO THAT BILL IN A HEARTBEAT.))
[runs= 07]


So if Earley broke new ground by promising a veto -- what does the open door mean?
[sot tape 21:04:24 ]

((MARK EARLEY: THE DOOR'S ALWAYS OPEN TO TALK WITH LEGISLATORS EVEN WHEN YOU DISAGREE.))
[runs= 03 ]
[sot tape 21:08:29 ]

((MARK WARNER: I FEEL A LITTLE LIKE REGIS PHILBIN, YOU KNOW? MARK IS THAT YOUR FINAL ANSWER?))
[runs= 08 ]


Finally, the fightingest words of all over negative campaign mailers -- someone brought someone else's mother into it.
[sot tape 01:24:42]

((WARNER: EVEN THE RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH... MUDSLINGING. MATTER OF FACT, MARK, I EVEN READ ...EVEN YOUR MOM THOUGH THOSE MAILINGS WERE NEGATIVE.))
[runs= 12 ]



[sot tape 01:29:36 ]

((EARLEY: MARK, I HAVE NOT BROUGHT YOUR MOTHER INTO THE RACE... NO MY MOTHER DIDN'T LIKE THOSE MAILINGS. BUT SHE LIKES YOUR PLAN TO RAISE TAXES A LOT LESS.))
[runs= 10]


So how'd their hosts think they did?
[sot tape 21:02:33 ]

((DOUG WILDER/FORMER GOVERNOR: MARK EARLEY'S BEEN INVOLVED... MARK WARNER SHOWED ADEPTNESS... RISE TO THE OCCASION.))

[runs= 15 ]



[sot tape 21:12:30 ]

((BOB HOLSWORTH/VCU POLITICAL ANALYST: AFTER SEPTEMBER 11TH, WHERE I THOUGHT EARLEY MIGHT HAVE HAD A VERY SIGNIFICANT ADVANTAGE...A VERY VIGOROUS ARGUMENT FOR WHY THERE OUGHT TO BE A NEW KIND OF LEADERSHIP AND A NEW KIND OF POLITICS IN RICHMOND.))
[runs= 18 ]))
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[Live=Ellen Full/State Microwave]
[SUPER=405-Richmond;]
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[Double Boxes=Ellen and Jean/State Microwave]



[Sunday-Debate]


[ANCHOR=JEan]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2001]


WDBJ7 will host another debate Sunday evening... again at eight.
And we'd still like to hear your questions.
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[Take WDBJ Web Page FS]
It's your opportunity to have Earley and Warner answer YOUR question. Just go to our home page at WDBJ-7-dot-com to e-mail your question. You have until Friday afternoon at 5.
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[Holton-Kaine]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-32 TC1:57:43]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2001]


In 1969, Linwood Holton reclaimed the Governor's mansion for the GOP.
This fall, he's back on the campaign trail stumping for a Democrat, his son-in law, Tim Kaine.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=404-October 19, 1965;]


In the mid-60s, Holton was a Roanoke lawyer trying to become the state's first Republican Governor in the 20th century.
[SUPER=403-Roanoke;]


Today he returned to western Virginia with Kaine, the Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor who served until recently as the mayor of Richmond.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I started in politics 50 years ago]

((LINWOOD HOLTON/FORMER GOVERNOR: I STARTED IN POLITICS FIFTY YEARS AGO AND MY PURPOSE WAS TO BUILD A TWO PARTY SYSTEM, AND HAVE A CHANCE. THE SLOGAN WE USED IN THOSE DAYS WAS, "IT'S TIME FOR A CHANGE. THE STORY HASN'T CHANGED A BIT.))
[SUPER=401-Linwood Holton/Former Governor;]
[RUNS=:l7]
[OUT Q=the story hasn't changed a bit.]
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[VO-NAT]


Holton admits he is biased, but says Kaine's record as a member of city council and as mayor of Richmond should persuade voters.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Kaine will face Republican Jay Katzen in the November election. Both candidates will return to Roanoke next week to debate.

[Powell]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=War on Terrorism]


Did the CIA know that some kind of an attack was coming?
A government official tells the Associated Press that the agency received something specific in early August that said Osama Bin Laden was determined to strike on U-S soil.
But the official says there was nothing about who, when, where or how.
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[VO-NAT 04]
[SUPER=143-Washington, DC;]


Today Colin Powell said the U-S objective is now clear.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:18:01]
[IN Q=]

((COLIN POWELL/SECRETARY OF STATE: OUR CAMPAIGN OBJECTIVE IS TO GO AFTER THE AL QUEDA ORGANIZATION AND LEADERS OSAMA BIN LADEN THE HEADQUARTERS AND OSAMA BIN LADEN ARE LOCATED IN AFGHANISTAN AND THE ELEMENTS OF THE NETWORK AROUND THE WORLD. WE ARE USING ALL TOOLS... FINANCIAL, LAW ENFORCEMENT, INTELLIGENCE AND PROSPECTIVE MILITARY OPERATIONS TO GO AFTER THIS NETWORK.))
[SUPER=141-Colin Powell/Secretary of State;]
[RUNS=30]
[OUT Q=to go after this network.]
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[VO-NAT 08 plus pad ]


Powell said the U-S is not looking for conflict with other nations, but will focus on nations that support terrorist organizations.
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[WTC-Bush]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT :15]
[SUPER=143-New York, NY ]


Meanwhile President Bush is trying to jump start the economy- He is asking for tax cuts for individuals and businesses.
He met with business leaders in New York City today and urged all Americans to get back to the business of America.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:14:07]
[IN Q=]

((GEORGE W. BUSH: PEOPLE OUGHT TO FEEL COMFORTABLE ABOUT TRAVELLING AROUND OUR COUNTRY.. TAKING KIDS ON VACATION. THEY OUGHT TO GO TO BALLGAMES. THE MAYOR WANTS THEM TO COME TO NEW YORK FOR GAMES OF COURSE.. OH.. THE WORLD SERIES! LAUGHS. NO QUESTIONS HE'S AN INCURABLE OPTIMISTIC. ))
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=incurable optomistic.]
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[Reno]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-35 TC1:34:11]
[GRAPHIC=Janet Reno]

She served as Attorney General under former President Bill Clinton. Tonight-- Janet Reno spoke at Lynchburg College where she urged students to do even more to strengthen our country. Teresa Hamilton reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The truth is ]
[SUPER=143-Lynchburg; :12]
[SUPER=141-Janet Reno/Former US Attorney General; :25]
[SUPER=150-Teresa Hamilton/thamilton*wdbj7.com; 1:25]
[RUNS=1:40]
[OUT Q=Hamilton, NEWS 7, Lynchburg.]
(((////SOT////)
[SOT]
[sot 01;12:45]

((THE TRUTH IS YOU CAN NEVER GUARANTEE THAT YOU CAN PREVENT PROBLEMS.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q= PREVENT PROBLEMS.]

As Attorney General of the United States-- Janet Reno weathered her share of storms from Waco-- to Oklahoma City. But she says as long as Americans were given the truth-- they knew how to respond.
(///sot////)
[sot 01:13:59]
[IN Q= WE'VE GOT TO]

((WE'VE GOT TO REMEMBER THE PEOPLE OF AMERICAN ON DECEMBER 7TH 1941, AND IN OTHER TIMES OF WHEN WE HAVE STOOD IN HARMS WAY. WE HAVE NOT BACKED DOWN AND WE WILL NOT BACK DOWN NOW.)) [RUNS18]
[OUT Q= BACK DOWN NOW.]

Reno was a guest speaker at Lynchburg College-- where her topic was Crisis Management. And, while she told the crowd the Untied States is unified like it's never been before--
(///sot///)
[sot]
[sot 01:14:28]
(THERE'S A SPIRIT OF UNITY IN THIS COUNTRY NOW THAT YOU CAN FEEL.)

[RUNS07]
[OUT Q=you can feel.]

She says Americans need to do even more to strengthen that unity, by investing in our children.
(////sot/////)
[sot]
[IN Q= You say]

((YOU SAY, WELL YOU SOUND LIKE A NICE GIRL, MORE LIKE A SOCIAL WORKER THAN A FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL. THINK ABOUT IT FOR A MOMENT-- IF FOR EVERY DOLLAR SPENT IN PRENATAL CARE YOU SAVE THREE DOLLARS DOWN THE ROAD, THAT MAKES GOOD BUSINESS SENSE.)) [out q18]
[out q= business sense.]

Reno served as Attorney General of the United States from 1993 to 2000... and while she's out of the political spotlight for now-- she hopes to enter the ring once again... this time as Governor of Florida. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Lynchburg.))

[Reagan-National]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Air Travel]


Ronald Reagan National Airport will re-open tomorrow morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=143-Arlington Co.]


The first planes began moving into position today.
The airport's been closed since the September Eleventh terrorist attacks because it's so close to the nation's capitol.
Flights will resume in phases over a two-month period and extraordinary security measures will be in place for all approved flights.
Governor Jim Gilmore and Senator George Allen are expected to be on the first plane that takes off tomorrow morning.
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[Guard-Training]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-33 TC1:24:00]
[GRAPHIC=Airport Security]


Virginia's National Guard will be doing its part to keep the state's nine commercial airfields safe starting this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=143-Nottoway Co.]


Guardsmen are at Fort Pickett this week getting specialized training from the F-A-A in airport security.
Governor Jim Gilmore stopped by today to remind the reservists they are now on the front line of a whole new war.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 12:09:51]
[IN Q=You are engaged]

((GOV. GILMORE: YOU ARE ENGAGED IN A FAR DIFFERENT MILITARY MISSION, ONE THAT IS NEW, ONE THAT IS GOING TO BE A DIFFERENT TYPE OF CHALLENGE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY. IT MAY NOT LOOK LIKE A TYPICAL DEPLOYMENT FOR A TYPICAL MISSION, BUT NONETHELESS YOU ARE LITERALLY THE SOLDIERS ON THE FRONT LINE IN THE WAR ON TERRORISM.))
[SUPER=141-Gov. Jim Gilmore;]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=war on terrorism.]
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[VO-NAT]


19 Guardsmen used today's occasion to extend their tours of duty.
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[India-Hijacking]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kco]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Americans are not the only ones on edge since the recent terrorists attacks.
A hijacking scare put an Indian Airport on alert today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Delhi, India]


Authorities believed a plane with 54 people on board had been hijacked on the way from Bombay to New Delhi.
The plane landed safely but was greeted by India's elite National Security Guard.
Passengers say the pilot told them the episode was a security drill.
Government officials say it was all "a false alarm", after an anonymous phone call to a control tower.
But they insist the the episode was not a planned exercise.
They say they believed it was a real hijacking.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


An accident in Bedford County ties up traffic this evening...
We'll have the latest when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And Greyhound service gets back to normal after a deadly attack in Tennessee.
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[Sports-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Sports-Preview]
[GRAPHIC=None]



(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="Hey sports...]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=.....in sports."]

((Hey sports fans check this out, Sammy Sosa hits his 61st home of the season as the Cubs beat the Reds, The Winston Cup drivers were in Martinsville this afternoon testing for the Old Dominion 500, Tech Linebacker Jake Housewright will play against West Virginia Saturday and the Roanoke Dazzle will hold local tryouts later this month.
All that and more coming up in sports.))
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[Bus-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Greyhound]


The FBI says an attack on a Greyhound Bus was not the act of a terrorist-
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[VO-NAT 10]
[SUPER=03-Manchester, TN]


The bus was on the road early this morning in Manchester, Tennessee when a man attacked the driver with a sharp object.
A passenger describes what happened.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:26:05]
[IN Q=]

((HE WENT OVER TO THE DRIVER, SLIT HIS THROAT.. THE DRIVER TURNED THE WHEEL AND THE BUS TIPPED OVER.)) [NO SUPER]
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=bus tipped over.]
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[VO-NAT 08]


The driver survived the attack. But six people were killed.. including the Croatian attacker.. when the bus flipped.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:40:39]
[IN Q=]

((ALL 13 THOUSAND EMPLOYEES AT GREYHOUND ARE SHOCKED AND SADDENED BY THIS EVENT.)) [BUTT TO 14:41:27] ((THE OFFICIALS HAVE ASSURED ME THEY BELIEVE THIS IS AN ISOLATED ACT BY A SINGE DERANGED INDIVIDUAL.))
[SUPER=01-Craig Lentzsch/Greyhound President;]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=deranged individual.]
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[vo-nat]
Greyhound suspended operations for part of the day- and began searching carry on bags when buses started rolling again.
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[Local-Greyhound]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-46 TC37:55]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


The service halt affected passengers here in Roanoke as well.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Dozens of passengers were stranded in the downtown bus terminal for six hours.
The Greyhounds started running again just after one.
Most passengers said they were OK with it.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:35 - :53]
[IN Q=I think it's prudent]

((RUSSELL BEYER/GREYHOUND PASSENGER: I THINK IT'S PRUDENT. PEOPLE ARE GOING TO BE MORE ACCEPTING OF ANY KIND OF SECURITY MEASURES THAT PEOPLE ARE TAKING. THE STATE POLICE WERE OUT IN MEMPHIS WITH THEIR LITTLE WAND, SEARCHING PEOPLE. I THINK PEOPLE ARE GOING TO BE MORE ACCEPTING NOW AFTER WHAT HAPPENED ON THE 11TH.))
[SUPER=01-Russell Beyer/Greyhound Passenger;]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=on the 11th.]
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[VO-NAT]


Thirteen buses come through the Roanoke terminal each day... but because of delays, only eight left Roanoke today.

Passengers were offered a full refund.
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[460-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=01-49 TC30:17]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]


An accident on Route 460 in Bedford County tied up traffic this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


The crash in the west-bound lanes involved a car and a tractor trailer.
The rig jack-knifed and ended up in the median.
State Police say three people were taken to an area hospital for what were believed to be non-life threatening injuries.
No word on their conditions tonight.
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[Arrington]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-36 TC1:39:52]
[SS=None]

Just hours before Vicki Lynn Arrington allegedly drove head-on into a motorcyclist... Arrington had been with her substance abuse counselor. Nonetheless, the prosecutor says Arrington's blood-alcohol level was several times the legal limit at the time of the accident Friday evening in Bedford County.
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[V/O-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]

So, 39-nine year old Vicki Lynn Arrington was held without bond on charges of felony driving under the influence and second degree murder. Her station wagon hit Carol Minton's motorcycle head-on, killing her.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:38:10]
[IN Q=There'd been several...]

((TOM MCGRATH/MINTON FAMILY ATTORNEY; THERE'D BEEN SEVERAL PEOPLE WHO SAW HER, CALLED 911, REPORTED HER GOING THE WRONG WAY DOWN THE ROAD.))
[SUPER=01-Tom McGrath/Minton Family Attorney]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=the wrong way down the road.]
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[V/O-NAT] Arrington remains held without bond, at least until her preliminary hearing December 14.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Southwest Virgninians are answering charity's call... here at home and in New York.
We'll explain next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And a struggling drug-store chain is closing its only store in our area.
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[WEB-ADDRESS]
(///// SOT /////)

[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]

[Phar-Mor]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=netA]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Phar-Mor is soon to be NO more in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week]


The drugstore chain is shutting down 65 stores across the country, including the one on Towne Square Boulevard.
It's part of the company's efforts to cut expenses.
Phar-Mor recently filed for Chapter 11 protection from its creditors.
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[United-Way]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-45 TC1:12:49]
[GRAPHIC=America Responds]


Southwest Virginia residents are giving money to charities on a national level and here at home.
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[VO-NAT :16]
[SUPER=143-Christiansburg;]

That's according to the United Way of Montgomery, Radford and Floyd. The organization says it's on track to reaching a one-million dollar fundraising goal. United Way officials have been concerned that people giving to terrorist victims won't donate locally.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:17:18 / 3:54:03]
[IN Q=WERE TRYING TO]

((KYMN DAVIDSON-HAMLEY/UNITED WAY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR; WERE TRYING TO HELP PEOPLE REMEMBER THAT WE CANNOT HAVE A STRONG COUNTRY WITHOUT STRONG LOCAL COMMUNITIES.)) ((DAVID DEHART/UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN CHAIR; WE REALLY FEEL THAT OUR EMPLOYEES AND RESIDENTS OF MONTGOMERY RADFORD AND FLOYD WILL SUPPORT THE UNITED WAY AGENCIES.))
[SUPER=141-Kymn Hamley/United Way Executive Director; :00]
[SUPER=141-David Dehart/United Way Campaign Chair; :08]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=THE UNITED WAY AGENCIES.]
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[VO-NAT]

The chapter's annual campaign kick-off actually went ahead as planned on September 11th, only hours after the attacks.
All the money given to the New River Valley organization goes to 37-local charities.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Extra Point]
[GRAPHIC=Sports Logo]


Tech linebacker Jake Houseright will play at West Virginia this Saturday and the Winston Cup teams stop in at the Martinsville Speedway for a test.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape; :]


Virginia point guard Majestic Mapp will miss the Cavaliers 2001-02 season. He will undergo surgery on his right Knee later this month.
Mapp missed last season because of the injured knee. He played in all 31 Virginia games as a freshman.
Six National League teams battle for playoff spots here are those scores.
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[WIPE TO MOTION]
[SUPER=#556]
[SUPER=X5010;]
[SUPER=0092-/Philadelphia/3/j/Atlanta/8////San Francisco/7//Houston/3///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0092-/St. Louis/7//Milwaukee/9/9///Colorado/1//Arizona/4/5//;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=....last score."]
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[S-Sosa]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-94 (1:37:08)]
[GRAPHIC=MLB Logo]


Barry Bonds is still holding at 69 and with 5 games left in the regular season Sammy Sosa hits a homer in the Cubs 13 to 7 win over Cincinnati.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/FSCH; :]


John Lieber became Chicago's first 20 game winner in 9 years.
And in the bottom of the seventh Sosa hits this three run homer to centerfield giving him 61 home runs and he raised his R-B-I total to 154 in the Cubs win over the Reds.
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[S-Rusty]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-105 12402TC]
[GRAPHIC=MARTINSVILLE]


The Winston Cup weekend in Martinsville is still a week away, but Mike Stevens says there was a flurry of activity at the track yesterday.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rusty Wallace/Miller Ford Driver; :26]
[SUPER=01-Kim Campbell/Speedway Children's Foundation; :59]
[SUPER=01-Ken Schrader/M&Ms Pontiac Driver; 1:26]
[SUPER=01-Ricky Craven/Tide Ford Driver; 1:33]
[SUPER=@mike1; 1:52]
[RUNS=2:00]
[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[ANCHOR=Mike]


That's it for sports, have a great day everybody.

[S-Jake]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-100 (1:33:15)]
[GRAPHIC=TECH FOOTBALL]


Virginia Tech linebacker Jake Houseright, WILL play Saturday against West Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]

Trainer Mike Goforth says Houseright's MRI exam this morning revealed that his knee has a partial tear of the medial meniscus cartilage. He needs surgery, but he hopes to put it off until the end of the season and play through the pain. Brian Welch will start in his place Saturday.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Brian Welch/Va. Tech Linebacker; :00]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=...through it."]
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[S-Hoops]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-99 1:32:33]
[GRAPHIC=hometown hoops weekly]


In this day and age, coaches and athletes are looking harder than ever for that edge over the competition. Steve Mason features a machine in Hometown Hoops Weekly that a local boys team is using.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=@Steve1; :00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :22]
[SUPER=01-Billy Hicks/Cave Spring Head Coach; :29]
[SUPER=01-Justin Harris/Cave Spring Guard; :50]
[SUPER=01-Kent Davison/Roanoke Dazzle Head Coach; 1:07]
[SUPER=01-Andrew Davison/Cave Spring Guard; 1:19]
[SUPER=01-J. J. Redick/Cave Spring Guard; 1:41]
[RUNS=2:10]
[OUT Q=......Hometown Hoops weekly"]
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((THE CAVE SPRING BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM NEARLY BEAT G.W. DANVILLE LAST YEAR IN THE REGIONALS, AMAZING CONSIDERING STAR J.J. REDICK HAD A BAD BACK AND THE KNIGHTS WERE PLAYING WITHOUT THEIR SECOND BEST PLAYER. REDICK AND THE KNIGHTS ARE BACK WITH A VENGEANCE THIS SEASON AND THANKS TO THE GUN, A STATE OF THE ART PASSING AND SHOOTING CONTRAPTION , OPPONENTS HAVE EVEN MORE REASON TO LOSE SLEEP.
The Duke bound Redick was already shooting hundreds of shots a day, now the gun empowers him to get into the thousands. ((:)) ((:))
The Gun is about 10 feet high and has a net that surrounds the basket. Balls are shot, then they funnel down through the net and into the machine and are spit back out at the shooter. ((:))
New NBDL Roanoke Dazzle coach Kent Davison, whose son Andrew is a guard for the Knights, loaned the Gun to Cave Spring. ((:))
The Gun can pass up to a thousand balls an hour and has a sensor which keeps track of how many shots are made and tells the shooter what percentage of shots go through. ((:))
OF COURSE THE BIGGEST FAN OF THE GUN IS SHAREE HICKS. HER HUSBAND BILLY, THE COACH OF THE KNIGHTS NOW HAS MUCH MORE FAMILY TIME NOW THAT HIS PLAYERS CAN WORK ON THEIR GAME WITHOUT HIM. IN FACT, SHE DOESN'T EVEN MIND THE OCCASIONAL INTERRUPTION FROM COACH DAVISON LETTING HER HUSBAND KNOW HIS CAVE SPRING PLAYERS HAVE ALREADY TAKE 400 SHOTS EACH. STEVE MASON HOMETOWN HOOPS WEEKLY.))

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The Roanoke Dazzle and the N-B-D-L will hold a local player tryout camp Saturday and Sunday October 13-th and 14th at Roanoke College.
The camp will be open to no more than 100 participants.
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Here are some local products that have expressed interest in the Dazzle and might try out. Former Patrick Henry and Virginia Tech star Troy Manns is a possibility at point guard, but is undecided.
Brad Dunleavy, Who played his college basketball at Roanoke College, is another local player with talent who could show up at the camp.
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All participants must sign-up by Thursday October 11-th at 5 PM. The Winston cup drivers dropped in for a test session at the Martinsville Speedway. More later on Mornin.