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Coming up-
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Two people are dead... from an apparent drug overdose... Now a man is charged with murder.
A candidate for sheriff has election day off afterall.
and oops she's making money again... but this time it's for terrorism victims.
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Plus the Northern Lights light up the sky.
News 7 is next.

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A group calling themselves dead heads and following a band.... made it to this region.
Now two young people are dead... Tonight a third person is charged with two counts of second degree murder.
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[Overdose-Deaths]


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The two people died... aparently of drug overdoses.
This morning an
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18-year old man from Vermont and 20-year old woman from Maine were taken to the Family Practice Center in West Salem after a night police say included crushed morphine and alcohol. The man collapsed and died in the parking lot. The woman died on the way to the hospital. The names of the victims are being withheld until families are notified.
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((MELINDA PAYNE/SALEM POLICE SPOKESWOMAN: ALL WE KNOW IS THAT THEY WERE TRAVELING IN A FORD BRONCO WITH CONNECTICUT PLATES . THE FOLKS THAT BROUGH THEM HERE SAY THEY'D BEEN FOLLOWING AROUND A BAND CALLED "STRING CHEESE".))
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[VO NAT] Police say the group makes and sells crystals and t-shirts at the concerts to support their trips.
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[ANCHOR=jean]
[SS=None]

The band "The String Cheese Incident" played at Washington and Lee Saturday night and had another concert at Tech tonight.
19 year old Matthew Jason (See-bas) Sebas is been charged with second degree murder and distributing a controlled substance.
Salem police say he has no permanent address.

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Double death sentences in Pennsylvania.
A couple convicted of killing a college student then dumping her body in Floyd County were sentenced today to die by injection.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-October 2000;]


William Housman of Newville, Pennsylvania and Beth Ann Markman were convicted of first-degree murder last week.

They hid 18-year-old Leslie Rae White's body in an abandoned car on property owned by Houseman's mother in Floyd County.
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[Warner]


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[SS=Campaign 2001]


Republicans may be hoping for a miracle.
Democrats are hoping it's the eve of a new era in the Commonwealth.
News 7 has both parties covered on this election eve.
We start with Ellen Qualls who's with Democrat Mark Warner and his running mates.
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[Earley]


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Republicans also criss-crossed the state today.
As Steve Smallshaw reports, they're hoping to rally their team to a last-minute victory.
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One thing both candidates agreed upon today... voters need to hit the polls tomorrow.
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[SUPER=403-Roanoke/This Morning]


Earley campaign workers say they'll bus people to the polls if need-be.
Warner supporters say they've been busy with an extensive e-mail campaign.
Both camps agree there will be a record number of workers at the polls.
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If you aren't sure WHERE you are supposed to vote, call the state board of elections at 1-800-552-9745. [TAKE PAGE 1308]
Or if you'd like a ride to the polls, you can call Republican Headquarters or Democrat Headquarters at the numbers on your screen.
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[Michelle]


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It's the worst storm to hit Cuba in fifty years.. Tonight Cubans are assessing the damage done by Hurricane Michelle.
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[VO-NAT 20:43:06]
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The hurricane slammed into the island.. killing at least five people... and destroying two dozen homes.
The city's colonial district is littered with debris. More homes are expected to collapse as the buildings dry out in the sun.
Power is out in many places.... and crops are gone.
Michelle swept through the Florida keys bringing heavy rain and wind... but nothing more.
Michelle then headed past the Bahamas capital of Nassau today with 85 mile an hour winds... flooding houses and cutting power.
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[Roanoke-Sheriff]


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There's been another twist in the Roanoke Sheriff's race.
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[SUPER=403-Roanoke/Last Week; QUICK!!!!! ]

Deputy Octavia Johnson will have tomorrow off to campaign at the polls. Johnson's request to use vacation time was originally turned down. Sheriff George McMillan, who's Johnson's boss and opponent, says she waited too long to ask for time off-- so his captain had NO choice but to say NO. This evening, McMillan said he still backs his staff's decision-- but if Johnson had asked him personally he would've said yes.
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((GEORGE MCMILLAN/ROANOKE SHERIFF; PEOPLE FORGET THAT I'M SHERIFF, AND IT'S SORT OF LIKE BEING THE PRESIDENT OF A COMPANY, I'VE GOT 243 PEOPLE THAT WORK FOR ME, THERE WERE OTHER PEOPLE THAT WANTED OFF THAT DAY WHO WERE ALSO DENIED. I SHOULD NOT AS SHERIFF GO AND SINGLE HER OUT AND SAY YOU NEED TO BE OFF, IT SHOULD BE HER COMING AND SIMPLY ASKING ME CAN I HAVE THAT DAY OFF.))
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Johnson declined our request for an on-camera interview-- so she could campaign tonight. By phone she said-- it's NOT department policy to ask the sheriff for time off once a request has been denied... She also says the captain who denied her original vacation request never told her to appeal the decision to the sheriff.
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[Vinton-Supervisor]


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Roanoke County Supervisor Harry Nickens is a finalist for a college post in Alabama.
Today his opponent in the Vinton District said it should be an issue in tomorrow's election.
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Nickens is the president of the College of Health Sciences in Roanoke. And he is one of three finalists for the presidency of Trenholm State Technical College in Montgomery.
Today, Mike Altizer said Nickens should have informed constituents.
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((MIKE ALTIZER: IT APPEARS TO A LOT OF PEOPLE THAT IT'S A CASE OF PLAYING BOTH ENDS AGAINST THE MIDDLE WITHOUT REGARD TO THE VOTERS IN THE VINTON DISTRICT.)) ((HARRY NICKENS: I THINK THE PEOPLE WILL LOOK AT MY PERFORMANCE AND SAY WHATEVER'S GOING ON IN NICKEN'S LIFE, HE'S GOING TO DO WHAT'S IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF HIMSELF AND THE COMMUNITY HE SERVES AND LOVES.))
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Nickens say he has heard from friends and neighbors who saw the report, and he says they remain supportive.
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Still ahead tonight-- the Pentagon says it's campaign against the Taliban is getting more effective.
We'll have the latest.
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And while American researchers look for ways to detect Anthrax, Russian scientists say they've found a way to kill it in the mail.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey folks this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 office as the Hokies hangover lingers with some minor injury concerns for the coming weekend's game with Temple. Steve Mason checks in from Emory & Henry with former Friday Football Extra player of the week Shannon Johnson. Two former Salem Bucs lead the D-backs to the series win. And this guy certainly is no Saint - tonight on the Big 7.))

[Anthrax-Terrorism]


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The latest on the war on terrorism...
Today a man makes it through airport security with weapons.... in Chicago.
In (Ka-BULL) Kabul .. U-S bombs rained down.
The Taliban says their front line remains intact, but the Pentagon says airstrikes have killed a substantial number of Taliban troops.
Teri Okita is in Washington with the latest on the battlefront and the homefront.
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[SUPER=01-Donald Rumsfeld/Secretary of Defense; :20]
[SUPER=01-Rear Adm. John Stufflebeem/Pentagon Spokesman; :50]
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(( B-52 BOMBERS TARGETED TALIBAN STRONGHOLDS IN THE CAPITAL CITY OF KABUL AND AREAS FURTHER NORTH. AS AIRSTRIKES WEAKEN THE TALIBAN FROM UP ABOVE, ON THE GROUND, U-S SPECIAL FORCES ARE TEAMING UP WITH THE NORTHERN ALLIANCE, AS WELL AS PROVIDING INFORMATION FOR STRIKE AIRCRAFT. Donald Rumsfeld/Secretary of Defense: The effectiveness of bombing is vastly improved as you have people on the ground in communication with the aircraft overhead. THE U-S IS SEEKING MORE ACCESS TO BASES NEAR AFGHANISTAN'S BORDERS ... WHERE THE MILITARY CAN ACCELERATE THE BOMBING CAMPAIGN, RE-SUPPLY REBEL FORCES MORE QUICKLY, AND EXPAND HUMANITARIAN AID. THE PENTAGON SAYS THE TALIBAN HAVE ALREADY SUFFERED SUBSTANTIAL LOSSES. Rear Adm. John Stufflebeem/Pentagon Spokesman: Its been days in some areas where the Taliban have responded to opposition with fire. My guess is that is because they are either hunkered down and not coming out or they are not able to fire. ON THE HOMEFRONT, STEPPED UP SECURITY AT THE NATIONS AIRPORTS REMAINS FAR FROM FOOLPROOF. OVER THE WEEKEND, SCREENERS AT CHICAGO'S O'HARE AIRPORT CONFISCATED TWO POCKETKNIVES FROM ONE MAN... BUT FAILED TO FIND SEVEN OTHER KNIVES, A STUN GUN, AND A CAN OF MACE IN HIS BACKPACK. THE OTHER WEAPONS WERE FOUND DURING A FOLLOW-UP CHECK. Federal authorities charged THE MAN, 27-year-old Subash Gurung WITH TRYING TO CARRY A WEAPON ON BOARD. EIGHT SECURITY EMPLOYEES WERE SUSPENDED ... THE GAFFE FORCING TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS TO CALL FOR SUBSTANTIAL FINES AGAINST UNITED AIRLINES. THEY ALSO ORDERED IMMEDIATE RE-TRAINING OF ITS O'HARE AIRPORT SCREENERS. Norm Mineta/Secretary of Transportation: We are going to hold the airlines and the screening companies accountable. The airlines cannot wash their hands of this duty. Teri Okita/Reporting: The FBI says theres no evidence of a link to terrorist activity. And in another FBI investigation, CBS News reports Katherine Ngyuen... the woman who died from inhalation anthrax... was possibly the victim of cross-contamination from a letter. Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington.))

[Mayo-Clinic]


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A new tool is developed to help detect anthrax faster.
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Doctors at the Mayo Clinic have unveiled the test today.
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((DR. FRANKLIN COCKERILL/MICROBIOLOGY CHAIRMAN: WE ARE CONFIDENT THAT THE TEST CAN ACCURATELY IDENTIFY THE PRESENCE OF ANTHRAX IN HUMAN BLOOD IN UNDER AN HOUR. IN FACT ACTUALLY ONCE THE SAMPLE IS RECEIVED IT IS AROUND 30 MINUTES.))
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Tests used now take days to confirm.
The test can identify anthrax in human and environmental samples.
Kits are going out to two dozen regional labs- the test will be free for the next few months. After that it'll cost about 50 dollars per kit.
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While American scientists create quicker ways to detect anthrax spores, Russian scientists say they've made a machine that will kill anthrax germs. Letters and parcels go through the machine on a conveyer belt where measured amounts of radiation kill the bacteria. The germ killer was originally designed to sterilize medical tools for hospitals, but has been converted to service small to mid-size postal offices. U.S. researchers want to replicate the machine for use in the United States.
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From the Roanoke Valley to Hollywood, folks are still pitching for the Red Cross.
A local car dealership turns sales into donations.
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And pop mega-star Britney Spears is helping kids who lost parents in the World Trade Center Attacks.. and she talks about her new album.
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((BRITNEY: I THINK THE ALBUM IS REALLY EDGIER. IT'S REALLY PERSONAL. I WANT TO LET THE MUSIC SPEAK FOR ITSELF.))
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[WEB-ADDRESS]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]

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Singer Britney Spears is getting in on the act... when it comes to helping victims of the World Trade Center disaster.
One dollar from every ticket sold at each of her 31 concerts will go toward children of New York City policemen and firefighters who died in the attacks.
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((BRITNEY SPEARS/SINGER: YEA, IT'S THE LEAST I CAN DO. SERIOUSLY WE'VE HAVING A SOUND CHECK PARTY BEFORE EACH SHOW WHERE KIDS COME OUT WITH THEIR PARENTS. I SING FOUR SONGS. THEY ASK QUESTIONS. IT TAKES THEIR MIND OFF STUFF IT'S REALLY SPECIAL.))
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Spears hopes to raise two million dollars for the children.
The singer's third album is being released tomorrow...
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((I WROTE FIVE SONGS ON THE ALBUM.. THE FIRST TIME I'VE REALLY TAKE PART IN WRITING VERY COOL FOR ME.)) [butt to 14:26:16] ((I KNOW I MAY COME OFF...... WHEN I SEE THIS GUY.))
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[vo-nat]
On the new album, Spears sings a duet with her significant other.. Justin Timberlake.
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[Red-Cross]


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People in this region have been digging into their pockets to help victim's of the September Attacks.... in fact locally donations are approaching one million dollars.
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[SUPER=143-Salem;]

Today, Duncan Automotive network added another 40-thousand dollars to that total thanks to a seven week program designed to raise money for the Liberty Fund. Between September 11th and the end of October Duncan dealerships donated 50-dollars from every car sold to the Red Cross. More than 800-cars later, the Red Cross says the money's coming in handy everywhere.
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((TOM BROWN/RED CROSS: WE HAVE ONE PERSON IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY WHO LOST HIS BROTHER IN THE WORLD TRADE CENTER.)) [BUTT BUTT BUTT]
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((HE SAID THE RED CROSS HAD BEEN IN TOUCH WITH HIS SISTER-IN-LAW AND HE'D BEEN VERY PLEASED WITH THE RESPONSE.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The Liberty Fund has racked up more than 500-hundred million dollars. The Red Cross says that money will be used ONLY to help victims of the attacks.

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Tech injury notes, a trip to Emory and Henry, an update on the new BCS Standings and a true Saint in New Orleans. But first tonight's Extra Point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Phoenix, AZ/Fox-Game 7; :00]

Two former local great helped Arizona win the series last night. Gretna's Tony Womack a former Salem Buccaneer, who was inducted into the Salem-Roanoke baseball hall of fame in 1998 lines double to right field to drive homer pinch runner Midre Cummings with the tying run. Cummings, also a former Salem Buccaneer, slid home safely and as the D-back win the title in just their fourth year of existence.
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[S-Radford]


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The Radford men's basketball team won its preseason exhibition last night. The Highlanders stopped team Vantaa 93-to-53 at the Dedmon Center. Five Radford players hit in double figures including Corey Watkins and Andy Savetchenko who had 14 points and 10 rebounds. The Highlanders home opener is on November 26th against UNC Wilmington.

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Only two games on the NBA hardwood last night. In Orlando, the Sonics beat the Magic 123-to-119 in double overtime.
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[SUPER=03-Orlando, FL/NBA-Magic; :00]

Grant Hill who has returned from his injury a year ago and looked great so far this season led the Magic with 28 points. But Gary Payton and Rashard Lewis were too much in the end as they combined for 68 points as the Sonics win a wild one by four in two overtimes.
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[S-Tech]


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The Virginia Tech Hokies have become a non-player in the BCS in just short weeks. They have fallen near the bottom of the two Top 25 polls, and they are in danger of losing their third straight Big East game if they can't it together Saturday against Temple in Philly.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsburgh/Saturday; :00]

Saturday they were beaten by Pitt and banged up a bit. Larry Austin has a bad hamstring, but he's listed as probable for Saturday. David Pugh's sprained medial collateral knee ligament has him questionable at this time, but trainer Mike Goforth says he'll likely play. Jake Houseright has a lower abdominal strain, but he too should be OK for Temple. Wideout Shawn Whitten is out for the season. He will have surgery on Thursday to set his broken right leg.
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[S-Shannon]


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So far this season the Bridgewater Eagles have been dominating the headlines in ODAC football - and rightfully so.
But tonight Steve Mason gets us up to date on the progress of Emory and Henry sophomore quarterback Shannon Johnson.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/1998 FFE Awards Banquet; :00(QUICK!!!!!)]
[SUPER=03-Emory/October 20, 2001; :10]
[SUPER=01-Lou Wacker/Emory & Henry Head Coach; :17]
[SUPER=01-Shannon Johnson/1,111 Passing Yards This Season; :44]
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((They called him foots at Alleghany because he wore a size 14. He is also filling some big shoes at perennially division III powerhouse Emory and Henry. ((:))
The Wasps are 5 and 4 overall and are in second place in the ODAC. Johnson has accounted for 12 of the Wasps 27 touchdown this season and averages 144 yards of total offense a game. ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) He has thrown 12 interceptions this season and accuracy is at the top of his improvement list. ((:)) ((:))
Johnson and his Wasps close out the season this Saturday against Guilford, Steve Mason news 7 sports.))
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[S-Saints]


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[WRITER=mst]
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Finally, in case you missed it late Sunday night with all of the World Series drama taking place. The end of the Saints-Jets game is worth a look.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New Orleans, LA/ESPN; :00]

Former UVa quarterback Aaron Brooks is trying to lead the Saints to a come from behind win. Watch Damien Robinson grab Brooks' face mask and almost rip his head off for no reason. Brooks' all-pro lineman - Kyle Turley goes after Robinson to protect Brooks. He doesn't stop until he gets Robinson's hat and throws it into the air. The Jets won the game. Turley had this to say yesterday afternoon.
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