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Coming up on News 7- A top safety official is arrested earlier today in Franklin County.
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Democrats select a candidate to run for the seat vacated by House Speaker Vance Wilkins. Plus, a recap of this evening's action at the New River Valley Speedway.
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News 7 is next.


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More legal trouble for Franklin County's Director of Public Safety.
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Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[Webster]


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Franklin County's Director of Public Safety is free on bond after being charged with driving under the influence.
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State police say 50- year old Claude Webster was arrested this afternoon after crashing his Red Corvette through a wire fence on Grassy Hill Road.
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Authorities say no one was seriously injured in today's incident. This is Webster's second brush with the law in less than a year. In February-- he was placed on administrative leave after a judge found him guilty of threatening a patron at a Wendy's drive thru with his handgun. Webster was later reinstated as the county's public safety director.

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A single vehicle accident in Bedford County early this morning claims the life of a local man.
State police say 19 year old Arthur Travis Richards of Forest lost control of his Dodge Ram Charger around 5-40 on Waterlic Road.
The vehicle ran off the road, and overturned.
Richards died at the scene-- police say he was NOT wearing his seatbelt.

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The race is now officially on to replace former Speaker Vance Wilkins in the 24th House of Delegates District.
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Today, democrats in the 24th district gathered at Parry McCluer High School.
Lexington resident Mimi Elrod and Amherst County businessman Rodney Taylor ran for the democratic nomination.
In the end, Elrod came out on top.
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((MIMI ELROD/(D) CANDIDATE FOR HOUSE OF DELEGATES: MY BIGGEST CONCERN IS WITH THE FISCAL SITUATION THAT WE ARE IN A MESS FISCALLY AND WE NEED TO GET OUT OF THAT. AND I WANT TO WORK HARD TO FIND CREATIVE SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS THAT PRESENTS TO US.))
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Elrod's opponent will be Republican Rockbridge County native Ben Cline who is the former chief of staff to Congressman Bob Goodlatte.
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((BEN CLINE/(R) CANDIDATE FOR HOUSE OF DELEGATES: DEALING WITH RED TAPE THAT GOVERNMENT CAUSES, WORKING TO CUT THAT RED TAPE, BALANCE THE BUDGET, THOSE ARE ISSUES THAT I CAN TAKE TO RICHMOND REAL WORLD EXPERIENCE THAT I CAN TAKE AND MY WORK WITH THE PROBLEMS CITIZENS HAVE FACED WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, I WILL TAKE THAT TO RICHMOND AND HELP THEM WORK WITH STATE GOVERNMENT.))
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The winner of this special election will serve out the remaining one year of Wilkins' term and will represent the 24th district which includes Rockbridge County, Lexington, most of Amherst County and a small portion of Augusta County.

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[Hidden-Valley]


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Some local students were back at school today but no lesson plans were involved.
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Today, parents and their children gathered at Hidden Valley High School to assemble desks and other equipment for the new building.
And, Roanoke County's Superintendent of Schools was among the volunteers.
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((LINDA WEBER/ROANOKE CO. SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: MOST PEOPLE DON'T EXPECT THE SUPERINTENDENT GET DOWN AND DIRTY. WELL WHAT CAN WE SAY IT GOES WITH THE TERRITORY. WHY WAS IT IMPORTANT FOR YOU TO BE PART OF THE BUILDING PROCESS AND ROLLING UP YOUR SLEEVES AND GETTING DOWN TO WORK? CAUSE IT NEEDS TO BE DONE AND ANYTHING THAT NEEDS TO BE DONE I FEEL LIKE I HAVE TO BE A PART OF IT.))
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The 30-million dollar facility has 200-thousand square feet of space.
And with no senior class this year, the building will house 750 students to start.
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((ANTHONY NADER/STUDENT: IT'S PRETTY NICE, IT'S COOL. IT'S GOING TO BE DIFFERENT GOING TO A BRAND NEW SCHOOL THIS YEAR.))
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The school officially opens August 26th.
An open house is scheduled for next Saturday.
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Dominion Virginia Power and its striking electrical workers may be closer to talking.
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Dominion Virginia Power and the union representing the striking workers are said to be inching back to the bargaining table. The union says it has presented the company with a new contract proposal, which Dominion said it will review this weekend. The workers have been on strike since breaking off talks August 2nd. The union represents 37-hundred Dominion employees in Virginia, North Carolina and West Virginia.
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[Firefighters]


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A local community pulled together today to give something back to the men and women who risk their lives to save others.
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Botetourt County declared today "Fire and Rescue Appreciation Day" in the county.
The event held at Lord Botetourt High School was organized to show the county's appreciation to the fire and rescue volunteers who work tirelessly without compensation.
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((STEVE CLINTON/BOARD OF SUPERVISORS CHAIRMAN: THE RESPONSE WHENEVER THE TIME IS CALLED FOR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS, HOUSE FIRES, BRUSH FIRES, JUST EVERYTHING. THEY DO SO MUCH AND THEY DO WITHOUT COMPENSATION. THEY DO IT WITHOUT FANFARE SO THIS IS OUR OPPORTUNITY TO COMPENSATE THEM IN A WAY TO RECOGNIZE WHAT THEY DO AND GIVE THEM A LITTLE BIT OF FANFARE.))
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The volunteers and their families were treated to a free catered meal, children's activities, and a competition between the departments.
This is the second year for this appreciation day in Botetourt County.
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[Mission-Festival]


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Some local organizations took their mission to heart this weekend.
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The first annual World Missions Festival took place today at Elmwood Park in Roanoke.
The event features everything from singing groups and informational booths, to games for children.
The goal of the festival is to raise awareness of the mission work that goes on in the Roanoke Valley.
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((MICHELE MEINHART/FESTIVAL COORDINATOR: THERE ARE SO MANY MISSION ORGANIZATIONS LOCATED RIGHT HERE IN ROANOKE WHO PROVIDE FOOD, AND CLOTHING FOR NEEDY PEOPLE, WHO PROVIDE COUNSELING AND EVEN A LITERACY PROGRAM IS HERE TODAY SO THERE'S REALLY A LOT THAT TAKES PLACE RIGHT HERE IN ROANOKE, YOU REALLY DON'T HAVE TO LEAVE TOWN TO DO MISSIONS WORK.))
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More than twenty churches of all different faiths are represented at the festival.
It wrapped up around 9:30 tonight at Elmwood Park.
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[Boat-Show]


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The 12th annual Antique and Classic Boat Show made waves at the Parkway Marina at Smith Mountain Lake today.
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These boats aren't just showpieces, they are all operational, and all are classics. The event attracted nearly fifty boats from eleven states, and is a testament to the classics.
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((DON SMITH/EVENT ORGANIZER; THESE ARE ALL ANTIQUE AND CLASSIC WOODEN BOATS, SOME OF 'EM BACK INTO THE 20'S. THEY STOPPED MAKING WOODEN BOATS IN '64. ALL THE BOATS ARE ALL MAHOGANY. THEY WERE THE BOATS OF THE 40'S AND 50'S.))
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Smith says it can take several years to rebuild a classic boat. There was no admission fee, but fans were encouraged to donate money. This year, all proceeds raised at the boat show will be donated to the Lake Christian Ministries.
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[Monitor]


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The U-S-S Monitor's gun turret arrived at the Mariner's Museum via the James River today.
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The 150-ton gun turret arrived by barge after a trip down the James. During the trip, the turret had to be kept wet so that the heat and air wouldn't further the corrosion. The arrival of the Monitor's gun turret marks the beginning of a 12 to 15-year process by The Mariners' Museum to conserve this artifact. The Monitor sank off Cape Hatteras December 31, 1862 killing 16 sailors. The turret will be housed in a pressurized water tank at The Mariner's Museum in Newport News.
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Still ahead on News 7 at 11, highlights of the Shelor Dodge 200 seen earlier tonight on Your Hometown Station...
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but before that, a new trend in the music industry... it seems nobody's singing the blues about gospel.
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As talk about an American attack on Iraq continues, President Bush insists he has NO timetable for deciding on a military strike.
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During a golf outing today the president says he's in close contact with his advisors and U-S allies. But also says he believes most people understand Saddam Hussein and his regime are dangerous.
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((THE CONSULTATION PROCESS IS A POSITIVE PART OF REALLY ALLOWING PEOPLE TO FULLY UNDERSTAND OUR DEEP CONCERN ABOUT THIS MAN, HIS REGIME AND HIS DESIRE TO HAVE WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION.))
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Earlier today six Iraqi opposition leaders gathered at the White House for a conference call with Vice President Cheney. Friday the State Department assured Arab leaders they would be protected from possible attacks from Saddam's government.


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Flooding has terrorized parts of Russia leaving at least 19 people dead.
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Heavy rains have forced 600 people to evacuate their homes and at least twenty have been destroyed. Cars have been washed out to sea and bridges have collapsed. Rescue workers say they continue to search for missing vacationers who may have been swept away by strong currents.
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[China-Flooding]


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Meanwhile flooding and landslides in Southern China have killed 70 people. The flooding is concentrated in rice-growing regions and officials say they're the worst the area has seen in four years. 26- hundred people have been moved from their homes after being stranded in rural areas. Floods in 1998 killed more than four- thousand people in China. This year about 900 have died in seasonal flooding.
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Gospel and country music are leading the way in music sales. As Enrique Correa reports-- gospel music sales are up nearly 20- percent this year.
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(( GOSPEL MUSIC MAY BE GOOD FOR THE SOUL BUT NOWADAYS IT'S ALSO GOOD FOR THE MUSIC INDUSTRY......THE OVERALL MUSIC INDUSTRY HAS SEEN A 9 PERCENT DROP IN SALES THIS YEAR BUT GOSPEL AND COUNTRY MUSIC ARE THE ONLY TWO CATEGORIES OF MUSIC THAT HAVE SEEN SUBSTANTIAL GROWTH SO FAR THIS YEAR. GOSPEL MUSIC USUALLY SELLS LESS THAN MAINSTREAM MUSIC BUT ACCORDING TO THE CHRISTIAN MUSIC TRADE ASSOCIATION SALES OF GOSPEL MUSIC KEEP GOING UP.....SO FAR THIS YEAR THEY ARE UP 18 PERCENT..... JAY BRYANT "GOSPEL MUSIC IS ON THE RISE. NOW THE MUSIC GETS MORE AIR PLAY AND BETTER TIME SLOTS...SO IT IS A TRICKLE DOWN EFFECT...THE MORE EXEPOSURE THE MORE PEOPLE WILL BE INTERESTED IN THE MUSIC."

JAY BRYANT IS THE MUSIC PROGRAMMER FOR "THE SPIRIT" WHICH IS A RADIO STATION ON THE XM SATELLITE MUSIC STATION.....HE SAYS GOSPEL IS DOING SO WELL BECAUSE IT MAKES PEOPLE FEEL BETTER ABOUT THEMSELVES ESPECIALLY IN THESE TURBULENT TIMES.
JAY BRYANT
THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF RECORDING MERCHANDISERS SAYS MUSIC STORES NATIONWIDE HAVE INCREASED THE AVAILABILTY AND VISIBILITY OF GOSPEL MUSIC AND THAT IS ONE OF THE MANY REASONS IT'S SELLING SO WELL.
AND HERE AT THE VIRGIN MEGA STORE IN TIME SQUARE... WE ASKED SOME SHOPPERS WHY THEY BUY GOSPEL CD'S......IS THERE A SPECIAL REASON FOR LISTENING TO THIS TYPE OF MUSIC?
TRACY CHAMBERS/GOSPEL LISTENER
"I THINK GOSPEL MUSIC IS COMFORTING REMINDS ME OF MY GRANDMOTHER AND ALOT OF TIMES WHEN YOU GET CAUGHT UP IN LIFE, THINGS ARE BUSY IT KIND OF SOOTHES YOU AND THAT SENSE OF FAMILY, IT'S UPLIFTING." DENNIS CHAMBERS/GOSPEL LISTENER "PARTICULARLY AFTER 911 WITH ALL THAT IS HAPPENING IT GIVES YOU A SENSE OF COMFORT, A SENSE OF PEACE MAKES YOU THINK OF WHAT'S GOING ON." IN NEW YORK CITY ENRIQUE CORREA))
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Still to come on News 7 at 11, a Bedford organization used a combination of food and music to raise money for the National D-Day Memorial today...
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and these New Yorkers say it's alright to belly up to this bar on a Sunday. We'll explain coming up.
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[Bar-Service]


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Every summer tourists flock to Lake George in the Adirondack Mountains of New York State. And, some of the flocks are finding organized religion in an unusual spot. Mary Beth Wenger explains.
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Super: Lake George, NY
in the resort village of lake george while some sleep off friday night's excesses...one bar's still open.
(sneak sot of hymns.....)


at the "bullpen " long before happy hour...it's worship hour. super-Rev. Steve Biegner/St. Andrew Church
we celebrate with God's words, ..celebrate community...first time..communion in a bar.
lutheran pastors steve biegner and chuck schwartz felt called to do a local outreach ministry.
it's a story of feeding the 5 thousand 5 loaves of bread, 2 fishes.
so with free space donated by the owner of the bullpen sportsbar--, they're taking religion to tourists and those who are uncomfortable with the traditional church setting.
Rev. Chuck Schwartz/Prince Of Peace Church
what's more relevant...right her on main street?

it's a bar: but that's grape juice in the communion glass---no

consumption of spirits, except the holy kind. unorthodox elements include the giant puppet beckoning to worshippers--and the m&m's whose colors represent someone in need of prayer.
pray for my father..colonoscopy Super-Mary Beth Wenger/Reporting the bible says wherever two or more are gathered in my name...that's a house of worship...the bullpen congregation feels they're no different.

(super-Elsie Roesch/Lake Luzerne)

God's everywhere...why shouldn't he be in a bar?
the ministers point out that even Jesus was misjudged for the company he kept.
in the gospel of Matthew He's accused of being ...glutton and drunkard...break down the walls...reach out to all people.body of Christ given for you.
there are some "doubting Thomases". but even a tourist who says he's an atheist--was curious. Super-Ed Todd/Tourist who says you have to meet...big high domed cathedral...anywhere you want. I felt God there with me.God was already here...we just organized and recognized itsometimes, salvation comes in the most unlikely of places.
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[Blues-BBQ]


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Bedford was the place to be this evening if you like good food and music.
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Tonight Bedford Main Street sponspored the first annual Bedford Blues and Bar-b-que Festival at the Farmers Market. There was a five-dollar admission fee to enter. Half of the proceeds from tonights event will be donated to the National D-Day Memorial.
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Bedford Main Street has already raised more than three thousand dollars for the D-Day Memorial. The event wrapped up around 11 o'clock tonight.
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Coming up in sports, a look back at the Shelor Dodge 200, the Redskins and Panthers tee it up in Carolina, as do the Hokies in their first preseason scrimmage, and Andre Davis is having a ball in Cleveland, but first in tonight's extra point,
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Randy Johnson moved into 5th place on the all time strikeout list today. The Big Unit struck out 14 Marlins in a 9-2 win, and moved past Hall of Famer Tom Seaver with 3, 652 career K's. [GO TO SCORES] [go to scores]
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[S-Race]


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It was an eventful night at the New River Valley Speedway as your Hometown Station televised the Shelor Dodge 200.
Mike Stevens has this recap of the Late Model Race.
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[S-Truck]


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The Nascar Busch Series has taken the weekend off, but the trucks were hard at it tonight in the Music City with the running of the Federated Auto Parts 200.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nashville, TN/ESPN; :00]


Mike Bliss was the pole sitter, and he used some pit strategy late to get the win. Bliss took on four tires with under 20 laps to go. Bliss held off Rick Crawford over the final few laps to pick up his fourth win of the season.
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[S-Redskins]


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Steve Spurrier turned the Redskins offense over to Shane Matthews tonight in Charlotte and Matthews didn't disappoint in Washington's second preseason game of the year.
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The old ball coach says o-k Shane, go in and throw it in the endzone. Matthews must have been listening, because he did just that. Kevin Lockett makes a great grab and takes a pretty good lick, but hangs on for the score, and it was 10 to 3 Skins.
A little later, Matthews drops back and has all kinds of time to throw the ball. Eventually he finds another former Florida Gator, Reidel Anthony who hauls in the T-D toss in the corner of the end zone.
The Redskins led it big in this one, but the Panthers rallied to lead 30 to 23 before Danny Wuerfell hooks
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up with Anthony in the end zone. The Skins then added an interception return by Carl Powell to win a wild one 37 to 30.
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In other preseason action tonight, the Cleveland Browns took on the Minnesota Vikings and one former Hokie has mad

e his mark during training camp with the Browns.
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Andre Davis was Cleveland's second round pick. The Browns receiving corps is already plenty deep, but Andre can also return punts, and that versatility should work to his advantage.
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Andre's deal with the Browns is a four year pact, but he hasn't had much time to think about his newfound wealth.
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Andre has also kept busy on the internet over the past few weeks. You can keep up with Andre and the Browns training camp with his journal entries at Cleveland Browns dot-com.

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The A-P Top 25 was released this afternoon and the Virginia Tech Hokies check in at number 16. Today the Hokies held their first fall scrimmage and there were several highlights. Kevin Jones ripped off a 60 yard touchdown run. As for the quarterbacks, Grant Noel was 5 of 7 passing for 42 yards while Bryan Randall was 2 of 5 with one interception, which means that there's been no change in the depth chart.
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The Hokies next scrimmage is set for Tuesday.

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Tiger Woods is tuning up for next week's PGA Championship at this weekend's Buick Open. Tiger fired a 63 on Friday and took the lead into today's 3rd round.
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Woods didn't have his best stuff, but it was good enough for a 1-under par 71 this afternoon. He sits at 15-under for the tournament and owns a one shot on this guy, Esteban Toledo. Toledo carded a five under round of 67 today and will play with Tiger in the final group on Sunday.
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