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Coming up on News 7-
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A bad crash on 221- tonight part of the highway is still closed.
Gay unions may soon be announced in the local paper.
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And tired of answering lots of questions at the airport? You may not have to anymore.
Plus an early look at the weekend forecast.
News 7 at Eleven.

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One person is dead and another injured in an accident on Route 221 tonight.
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[221-Ax]


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The wreck happen around 7:30 on Route 221 near the intersection of County Line Road.
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Police say a jeep collided nearly head on with a "flatbed tow truck" carrying two cars. The driver of the Jeep was pronounced dead at the scene, while the tow truck driver was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital with unspecified injuries. Meanwhile, Bent Mountain Road is still partially closed because of the accident. The cause of the wreck is still under investigation.
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[Salem-Fire]


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More breaking news tonight.
A fire in Salem has closed Electric Road near the intersection with McCauley.
No word on how long the road may be closed or about the severity of the fire.



[Carter]


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A Pulaski man originally charged with a teenager's drug death will now NOT face a murder charge, but he will stand against a charge of distributing drugs to a minor.
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Richard Lesko, joins us with more.
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Jean, police say 32 year old Edward Lee Carter sold an eighth of an ounce of cocaine last May to 16 year old Gaelen (GAY-len) Woods, who later died of an overdose. She was an 11th grade student at Pulaski County High School.
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At Carter's preliminary hearing today, a judge dismissed a second degree murder charge at the Commonwealth's request, but the distribution of drugs to a minor charge remains.
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((EVERETT SHOCKLEY/DEFENSE ATTORNEY; THE OTHER CASE OF COURSE, WAS A MATTER OF A YOUNG LADY'S TESTIMONY AGAINST MY CLIENT, AND THERE ARE SEVERAL ASPECTS OF THAT THAT WE DO NOT AGREE WITH, AND THAT WILL BE REFUTED ON THE NEXT LEVEL, BUT WE CERTAINLY DON'T THINK THINGS HAPPENED AS SHE SAID.))
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Shockley says they plan to question testimony from 19 year old Whitney Friend,
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who investigators say set up the cocaine transaction between Carter and Woods.

[B'burg-Auction]


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Going once...going twice.
Those were the words heard in downtown Blacksburg today... as several high-profile properties were auctioned off.

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H-C-M-F is a real-estate company that owns 20 properties in Southwest Virginia, including the Lyric Theatre in downtown Blacksburg.
19-of those properties were up for auction today- The money will make up for the company's debt after a Medicare-Medicaid fraud cost it last December.
Officials say today's auction raked in more than 12 and a half million dollars...
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[Farinacci]


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Campbell County authorities hope the trial of a woman accused of killing her husband will help them solve the disappearance and apparent murder of another man in Nelson County four years ago.
Steve Smallshaw has more from Rustburg.
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(( 48-year-old Elizabeth Farinacci refused to look at photographs of her dead husband as they were shown to the jury in this first day of testimony in her murder trial.
Prosecutor Neil Vener also pointed out Elizabeth never showed any interest in rushing to her husband's side the morning he was shot.
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((NEIL VENER/PROSECUTOR: SHE WAS NOT HYSTERICAL, SHE WAS NOT CRYING, SHE WAS AWFUL CALM FOR A WOMAN WHOSE HUSBAND WAS LAYING IN THE GARAGE BLEEDING TO DEATH.))
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That's because police believe Elizabeth killed her husband and enlisted two friends to concoct an alibi.
Her motive they say? To cover up her involvement in the murder of Jeffrey Quick.
Frank Farinacci had been a suspect in Quick's disappearance and investigators say he was ready to confess.
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((INVEST. ED WATKINS/NELSON CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: MY RESPONSE TO HIM WAS I KNOW ONE SIDE OF THE STORY, I NEED TO KNOW YOUR SIDE OF THE STORY. AND MR. FARINACCI RESPONDED 'I'M GOING TO TELL YOU, I'M GOING TO TELL YOU, BUT NOT TODAY.'))
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About a week later, Farinacci was dead.
Elizabeth Farinacci has told police it could have been friends of Frank or members of the Pagans motorcycle gang who killed him.. and she now fears for her own life.
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((INVEST. ROB THOMPSON/CAMPBELL CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: SHE SAYS NO, THE SAME PEOPLE THAT KILLED FRANK I'M SURE WILL KILL ME. Prosecutor: DID YOU ASK HER WHO THESE PEOPLE ARE? Thompson: YES. Prosecutor: AND WHAT DID SHE SAY? Thompson: SHE JUST SAID PEOPLE.))
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[Standup ] ((Investigator Thompson says Farinacci would not say whether the people she fears are the same men she thinks killed a Henry County couple and abducted their daughter two weeks ago. Testimony will resume Thursday morning. Steve Smallshaw, News7.))
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[Missing-Girl]


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Investigators in Henry County say they've looked into claims similar to Farinacci's but have found no evidence to back them up.
Tonight, there are still no suspects in the kidnapping of Jennifer Short or the murders of her parents.
But Sheriff Frank Cassell says his investigators are interviewing people who may know who did it.
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Cassell says investigators have questioned dozens of people associated with the Shorts and given as many as a dozen lie detector tests.
Investigators are still hoping to locate a man who may have harrassed Mary Short when she worked at the Pluma plant a decade ago.
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Deputies are still working around the clock on the case.
Cassell says the state compensation board has promised to come through with some money to pay the overtime.
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A reward in the case is up to 13-thousand dollars. The City of Martinsville chipped in one thousand dollars last night.

[Pulaski-Murder]


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Pulaski Police are still looking for a suspect in an early morning shooting...
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Officials say shots were fired around four this morning in the front yard of this home on Newbern Road. The body of 24-year-old Amanda Killen was found by officers. They say it appears she was shot. According to investigators - - Killen's husband Jerry is the person who called for help.
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At this point they're NOT calling him or anyone else as a suspect in the case.

[Terrorism-Indictments]


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Six men are charged with plotting terrorism- as the government cracks down on the war on terror.
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Five suspects were rounded up at this Detroit row house- nearly a year ago-
Today authorities charged the men with conspiring to destroy targets in Jordan, Turkey and the U-S-
Another man- from Seattle is American born- Earnest James (oo-Jah-ma) Ujaama- he's charged with conspiring to recruit for Al Queda and with trying to establish a "Jihad' training camp in Oregon.
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((JOHN MCKAY/U.S. ATTORNEY: THEY ARE CLEARLY STEPS TAKEN TO FURTHER A CONSPIRACY TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO AL QUEDA.))
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The Detroit suspects are also alleged to have had big plans.
They had notebooks containing sketches of the U-S air base in Turkey- as well as videotapes of Disneyland and Las Vegas.
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[Pentagon]


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The re-construction of the Pentagon is almost complete... nearly one year after the September 11th attacks.
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Project officials say the work will be complete next week, both under budget and in record time.
Starting last October, construction crews worked around the clock, seven days a week to rebuild what was destroyed in the attack.
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((RACHEL DECKER/PENTAGON RENOVATION PROJECT: NOT EVEN BEGINNING DEMOLITION UNTIL OCTOBER 18TH WE HAVE WORKED AT BREAKNECK SPEED TO ENSURE THAT WE COULD BRING THE PENTAGON BACK TO LIFE AND ENSURE THAT WE WERE OCCUPIED AND ABLE TO PERFORM MISSIONS FOR THE U.S. MILITARY ABROAD BY SEPTEMBER 11TH.))
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Project officials say the new section has the same Indiana limestone facade as the original but a stronger, cinderblock-walled interior.
A chapel and memorial to the 184 people who died in the attack have also been added.
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The debate over same-sex unions is coming to Roanoke.
We'll explain why next on News 7.
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((Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office - the US Open features an early ouster of a favorite today. Lavar Arrington says he will play tomorrow night despite some nagging injuries. Steve Mason says four backs will get to carry the mail for UVa this weekend. Plus, we're in Williamsburg tonight with a trio of former Knights.

All that and more -right here on the Big 7.))[Times-Union]


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As the national debate over gay marriage continues, newspapers across the country have been reviewing their wedding page policies.
The New York Times recently decided to publish announcements of same-sex unions, and so has the Roanoke Times.
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Publisher Wendy Zomparelli says The Roanoke Times considered the issue, before the New York Times announcement focused fresh attention on the policy.
She says the paper will accept announcements of commitment ceremonies, provided the union is recognized by a government entity... and at least one partner is a native or resident of the newspaper's circulation area.
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((REV. CATHERINE HOUCHINS/METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY CHURCH: I THINK IT SAYS THERE IS ANOTHER DOOR OPENING. I THINK IT SAYS THAT THE ISSUE IS STILL OUT THERE BEING CONSIDERED, AND I REALLY ADMIRE THE TIMES FOR CONSIDERING IT, GIVEN ALL THEY'VE DONE AROUND THE TOPIC THE LAST TWO YEARS.)) ((WARREN KING/SHENANDOAH BAPTIST CHURCH: I'M OPPOSED TO IT, BECAUSE I DON'T WANT TO CONDONE THAT WHICH I THINK IS WRONG IN GOD'S EYES. AND IF I REALLY LOVE SOMEBODY AND BELIEVE WHAT GOD SAYS, THEN I'M THE HYPOCRITE IF I CONDONE ON ONE HAND, WHAT IS OPPOSITE OF WHAT I BELIEVE TO BE TRUTH.))
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The Roanoke Times hasn't received any requests to publish a same- sex committment notice.
And because Vermont is the only state that currently recognizes same- sex unions, the paper isn't expecting to receive very many.

[Gay-Harrassment]


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A San Francisco man says he was severely harassed as a high school student because he was openly gay- and his teachers did nothing to protect him-
Now he's won the largest pre-trial award of its kind- 451 thousand dollars from a school district in Reno.
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((DEREK HENKLE/WON SETTLEMENT: AHH..WOW. IT'S GREAT TO BE STANDING HERE. THERE WERE TIMES WHEN I DIDN'T THINK I'D MAKE IT PAST MY CHILDHOOD.))
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Henkle says he forced to transfer to three separate high schools-
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((HENKLE: I WAS TOLD MY SEXUAL ORIENTATION WAS NOT FOR THE CLASSROOM.. IT SHOULD BE KEPT IN THE BEDROOM. IT IS A CLASSROOM MATTER . MY TEACHERS CHOSE NOT TO PROTECT ME.))
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The School District admits no wrongdoing- but it has agreed to train staff on preventing and responding to sexual harassment and intimidation.

[Farber-Missing]


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Yet another case of a missing child- this one in Palm Desert California- where police say a boy was taken from his home by two gunmen.
As Stacy Case reports- authorities are making a plea to the boy's mother.
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((AS SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES GATHERED ANY INFORMATION THEY COULD TO HELP THEM FIND NICHOLAS FARBER, THEY MADE A PUBLIC PLEA TO ONE PERSON IN PARTICULAR -- THE BOY'S MOTHER. SHERIFF-ELECT BOB DOYLE/RIVERSIDE COUNTY: 'Debra please contact us. We need to talk to you." INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY WANT TO QUESTION 38-YEAR OLD DEBRA ROSE IN THE DISAPPEARANCE OF HER SON. DETECTIVES TRIED TO MEET WITH ROSE AT HER HOME IN COLORADO SPRINGS, BUT SHE WASN'T THERE. AUTHORITIES SAY ROSE HAD A HISTORY OF PERSONAL PROBLEMS WITH NICHOLAS' FATHER ... AND THERE'S A FEELING SHE MAY KNOW SOMETHING ABOUT THE KIDNAPPING. DOYLE: 'There are many leads that we are following up ... and some of those have to do with a child custody." NICHOLAS WAS KIDNAPPED FROM HIS PALM DESERT HOME JUST AFTER 2 A-M WEDNESDAY ... AFTER TWO GUNMEN FORCED THEIR WAY INSIDE ... AND ATTACKED THE BOY'S FATHER. THEY THEN TOOK OFF WITH NICHOLAS IN A WHITE S-U-V. DOYLE: "These suspects came in with a mission and accomplished their mission " OFFICIALS HAVE RELEASED A COMPOSITE SKETCH OF ONE OF THE SUSPECTS. THEY ALSO WANT TO TRACK DOWN A GRAY 2002 GMC EXTENDED CAB PICKUP ... WITH TEMPORARY COLORADO PLATES. THEY SAY SOMEONE INSIDE THE VEHICLE MAY HAVE BEEN A WITNESS. DETECTIVES AREN'T CALLING ROSE A SUSPECT RIGHT NOW, THE SHERIFF SAYS SHE LOST CUSTODY OF THE BOY 2 WEEKS AGO TO FARBER AFTER SHE WAS ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY VIOLATING A RESTRAINING ORDER. IN COURT PAPERS FARBER TESTIFIED THAT HIS EX-WIFE WAS EMOTIONAL AND HE FEARED SHE MIGHT TAKE YOUNG NICHOLAS WITHOUT PERMISSION. SC, CBS NEWS, PALM DESERT CALIFORNIA.))

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The loss of a child is no doubt one of the most difficult things anyone can endure.
Today the parents of Danielle Van Dam talked about that.
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They testified in the penalty phase of David Westerfield's trial.
They told about the emotional impact the murder's made on the family- and the void in their life.
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((BRENDA VAN DAM: SHE WAS ONE OF THE MOST PRECIOUS GIFTS ANYONE COULD EVER RECEIVE. AND I WAS SO HAPPY THE DAY I FOUND OUT I WAS PREGNANT.))
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Danielle's father- Damon told the court their two boys are still afraid at night.
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((DAMON VAN DAM/DANIELLE'S FATHER; HE NEEDED TO SLEEP WITH US FOR QUITE AWHILE AND NEEDED TO SLEEP WITH EACH OTHER. THEY HAVE SEPARATE ROOMS- BUT THEY'RE STILL AFRAID.))
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A jury must be unanimous if they decide to give Westerfield the death penalty.
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[Smart-Ricci]


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Police still have not solved the kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart-
Now the man they want answers from- may not be able to help.
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Richard (Ree-see) is hospitalized after suffering either an aneurysm or a stroke.
Ricci is a former handyman for the Smarts- he was in jail for parole violation and burglary charges-
Police say they still have many questions to ask Ricci about the case.
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They've been a part of flying for the past 16 years, but starting tomorrow you won't have to deal with them any longer.
We'll explain why when News 7 returns.
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And the tale of the tape gets a country music star off on a D-U-I charge.
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[Stuart]


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County Singer Marty Stuart is singing a song of freedom - after being cleared of drunk driving charges.
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Stuart appeared in court today. He was arrested in April after leaving a Walmart store late at night. Police say an officer followed him because he appeared drunk and was driving erratically. Police released this video showing Stuart failing three sobriety tests. In court, Stuart's attorneys argued that earlier video showed he wasn't swerving - so the stop was invalid. The judge agreed and found him not guilty, but his license was suspended for one year because he refused to take a blood alcohol test that night.
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[Security-Question]


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Starting tomorrow, airline passengers will no longer be asked the two routine security questions.
For the past 16 years, ticket agents have been required to ask if anyone has asked you to carry an item on a flight and if baggage has been out of your control.
The new head of the Transportation Security Administration says they're being phased out because they're a hassle and because they've never prevented a bombing or hijacking.

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The UVa backs are make in news tonight along with the Cave Springers in Williamsburg. Plus, VIR is getting busy for Labor day.
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[SUPER=03-New York, NY/USA;:00]

First tonight's Extra Point - from the US Open tennis championships where fifth seed Jelena Dokic was upset in her second round match. The Yugoslavian was knocked out of the event by six-foot two inch Russian teenager Elena Bovina. She easily dispatched of Dokic 6-3 and 6-2. Elena Dementieva also was upset today.
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[S-MLB]


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The owners and players are still meeting in New York with commissioner Bud Selig somewhere in Gotham hoping an agreement can be reached before Friday's strike deadline.
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However, a strike is likely the only way to stop the New York Yankees. Last night in Boston with the RedSox best hope - Pedro Martinez on the mound - the Yanks pounded Boston 7-to-nothing as Bernie Williams homered and Mike Mussina tossed a three hitter.
[super=35-New York/7/Boston/0;]

New York is now 35 games above 500 and 9 games in front of the Red Sox. The Yanks have beaten Boston 4 straight.
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[S-Skins]


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The Washington Redskins close out the most productive preseason in NFL history tonight when they take on the New England Patriots at Fed Ex field.
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[SUPER=03-Carlisle, PA; :00]

Pro bowl linebacker Lavar Arrington, who has been worth the price of admission all by myself this summer, says he plans to play despite sitting out most of this week's practices. Lavar is nursing a bruised knee and a sore hamstring, but both he and the Skins' training staff think he will be able to play some.
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[S-Tribe]


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Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band haven't played William and Mary hall in years, but they certainly would be proud of the "Knight Moves" taking place in Williamsburg on the William & Mary football team.
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[SUPER=03-Williamsburg;:00]

The Tribe opens it season this Saturday against the Indiana Hoosiers. William & Mary is picked to win the Atlantic 10 conference and the team is in virtually every preseason top 10 poll. This season three former Cave Spring Knights are on the Tribe's roster in redshirt freshman Jacob Lewis, senior H-back Corey Paxton and freshman walk-on Daniel Payne.
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Martinsville's Danny Wade is a starting receiver on the team, and Pulaski's Alan Wheeling is a freshman defensive back - giving the Tribe a distinctive southwest Virginia flavor.
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Much of the Tribe's success in recruiting this area can be attributed to Wayne Lineburg - the Tribe's running backs' coach and recruiting coordinator who is in his third year at William & Mary.

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Florida State is favored by 26 points to beat UVa this Saturday in the ACC opener for both schools. Steve Mason has more on how the Noles can expect the Cavs to have their backs up in Tallahassee.
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((Which offensive players does the Seminoles defense prepare for? UVa has them guessing at quarterback, and also at running back where Al Groh used four against Colorado State. ((:))
But are there enough carriers to go around. Sophomore Marques Weeks had just one carry against in the opener. ((:)) True Freshman Wali Lundy touched the ball 26 times and racked up 184 all purpose yards. ((:)) Incumbent Alvin Pearman, who had 14 touches and scored twice against the Rams, sees no problem in sharing the ball. ((:)) ((:)) ((:))
The Running backs have there hands full against a Florida State defense that has held Uva to an average of five point

s in the last two meetings. Steve Mason News 7 sports.)) [Fire-Update]


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We have more information on that fire in Salem.
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It broke out a little before eleven o-clock at a home on McCauley Avenue .
That's just off Electric Road.
The house is a total loss, but luckily it appears no one was hurt.
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