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Coming up on News 7- An accident involving a motorcycle and deer leaves a local man in critical condition.
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The park service makes it easier to access one of the Roanoke Valley's most beautiful views. And, try taking a bite out of this-- the world's largest peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

News 7 is next.

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[SOT 13:45:09 (FIRST TAPE)]
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((WE WENT DOWN TO THE PENTAGON AND IT WAS JUST BREATHTAKING WHAT WE SAW THERE.))
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Local members of the Salvation Army turn out to remember September Eleventh.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[Roanoke-911]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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In just days-- the nation will pause to remember the events of September eleventh. Tonight-- the Salvation Army held a candlelight vigil to remember those who were killed and to reflect on their own role in the hours after the attacks. Jennifer Wishon has the story.
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[SUPER=01-Linda Sloan/Salvation Army; :27]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Wishon/Reporting; 1:03]
[SUPER=01-Erik Nickell/Salvation Army; 1:21]
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((((nats music under track)) It was a night of remembrance...
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[SOT 13:47:10 (FIRST TAPE)]
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((RUSSELL DEBOER/SALVATION ARMY: WHERE THE PLANE HIT WE WERE PROBABLY ABOUT FIFTY FEET AWAY.))
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Prayer.
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[SOT 13:24:55 (first tape)]

((LET US PRAY FOR OUR COUNTRY)) And Patriotism.
(13:28:31 CU of salute)

But also a night of recognition for local members of the Salvation Army who arrived at the Pentagon-- just hours after last year's terrorist attack.
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[SOT 13:45:38 (FIRST TAPE)]
[IN Q=WELL BEING IN THE]

((LINDA SLOAN/SALVATION ARMY: WELL, BEING WITH THE SALVATION ARMY IT'S ONE OF OUR RESPONSIBILITIES TO WORK WITH DISASTERS AND AFTER IT HAPPENED WASHINGTON CALLED AND SAID MAJOR WE NEED YOU AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AND CAN YOU BRING SOME VOLUNTEERS TO HELP.))
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[OUT Q=VOLUNTEERS TO HELP]

Linda Sloan arrived at the Pentagon on the evening of September 12th and vividly remembers what she saw.
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[SOT 13:45:19 (FIRST TAPE)]
[IN Q=JUST PEOPLE ACTUALLY]

((LINDA SLOAN/SALVATION ARMY: JUST PEOPLE ACTUALLY GOING CRAZY YOU KNOW RUNNING THIS WAY THAT WAY AND UM IT WAS VERY TOUCHING BUT IT WAS ALSO VERY HEARTBREAKING WITH WHAT YOU EXPERIENCED.))
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[SOT 04:43:05 (SECOND TAPE)]
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((JENNIFER WISHON/REPORTING: IN ALL THE SALVATION ARMY SENT 22 VOLUNTEERS TO THE PENTAGON... THIS CANTEEN WENT WITH THEM TO PROVIDE RELIEF FOR THE EMERGENCY WORKERS.))
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((nats of music)) During the vigil many reflected on the tough times but also the good that came out of the experience.
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[SOT 13:51:24 (FIRST TAPE)]
[IN Q=IT WAS AMERICA]

((ERIK NICKELL/SALVATION ARMY: IT WAS AMERICA COMING TOGETHER IT WASN'T THE RED CROSS, THE SALVATION ARMY, THE BAPTIST, THE WHOEVERS... IT WAS EVERYBODY HELPING THE PEOPLE, HELPING THE MILITARY, HELPING THE FIREFIGHTERS, IT WAS GREAT.))


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((nats music and candles)) An experience that changed the lives of these men and women forever-- along with an entire nation. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Roanoke.))


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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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A Texas deejay stopped in Roanoke today to honor the victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks.
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Chris Jaxon of K-B-F-B radio in Dallas is bicycling from Texas to New York City.
He wants to show that the American spirit is alive and well one year later.
Jaxon is making several stops along the way to allow people to inscribe their reflections on an enormous greeting card.
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[SOT 1:29:13]
[IN Q=Every place we stop]

((CHRIS JAXON/RADIO PERSONALITY: EVERY PLACE WE STOP AT FROM THE SMALLEST TOWN TO THE BIGGEST TOWN PEOPLE WANT TO SIGN THE BANNER. AS SOON AS THEY HEAR ABOUT IT THEY WANT TO COME BY AND SIGN IT. WE CAN PULL UP AT A GAS STATION AND FILL UP TO GET GAS AND PEOPLE WILL SAY LIKE CAN I SIGN THE BANNER.))
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Jaxon will spend the next several days making stops in Washington D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia He hopes to make it to ground zero by Wednesday.
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[SOT 1:30:24]
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((CHRIS JAXON/RADIO PERSONALITY: I KEEP THINKING TO MYSELF WHAT IS IT GOING TO FEEL LIKE WHEN I GET TO NEW YORK CITY, WHAT IS IT GOING TO BE LIKE WHEN I CROSS THE BRIDGE AND I GET THERE AND SEE THE SKYLINE OF THE NEW YORK CITY AND I REALLY DON'T KNOW.))
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[OUT Q=really don't know]
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The greeting card will eventually be wrapped around the ground zero memorial.
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[NY-Vigils]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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[WRITER=tha]
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Other communities are also pausing to reflect on the events of September eleventh. Today vigils and walks were held in towns and cities across the country. Chris Lawrence has more from New York.
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[SUPER=01-Youssef Abdel Kodoos/Brother-in-Law of Victim; :18 ]
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[SUPER=01-Rov Ostrofsky/New York City Firefighter; 1:03]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton/(D) New York; 1:08]
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((AT THE SITE WHERE MORE THAN 28-HUNDRED PEOPLE LOST THEIR LIVES, LOCAL CHURCHES HELD A PRAYER SERVICE FOR THE VICTIMS AND THEIR FAMILIES. IT WAS JUST ONE OF THE MANY TRIBUTES BEING HELD ... TO MARK THE UPCOMING ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE SEPTEMBER 11TH ATTACKS.
THIS MOURNER LOST HIS BROTHER-IN-LAW IN THE WORLD TRADE CENTER.

(SOT: YOUSSEF ABDEL KODOOS/BROTHER-IN-LAW OF VICTIM)

"We consider this place a burial because we didn't find the body of my brother-in-law." "
JUST ACROSS THE RIVER -- IN BROOKLYN -- MARCHERS HELD UP SIGNS BEARING THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO DIED IN THE TWIN TOWERS. THIS MOTHER OF THREE CAME TO HONOR HER HUSBAND.

(MOS)

"You know he had no choice. He couldn't get out. It's almost a year and I still can't believe it."

(STANDUP BRIDGE)

THAT SAME SENSE OF SPIRITUALITY AND REFELECTION CAN BE FOUND HERE ... WHERE THOUSANDS OF TOURISTS COME EVERYDAY TO SEE THE AFTERMATH FOR THEMSELVES.
CREWS ARE NOW PUTTING UP A FENCE AROUND THE PERIMETER OF THE SITE -- INSTEAD OF PLYWOOD -- SO VISITORS CAN GET A BETTER VIEW OF THE RECONSTRUCTION. BUT WHAT WILL ACTUALLY BE BUILT ON THESE 16 ACRES IS STILL IN DOUBT.

(SOT: FF. ROB OSTROFSKY/LOST FELLOW FIREFIGHTERS)

"I think I would love to see nothing built where the actual two buildings stood. They want to build buildings around it, that's fine."
NEW YORK LEADERS SAY THERE SHOULD BE OTHER DEVELOPMENT .... IN ADDITION TO A MEMORIAL.

(SEN. HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON/(D) NEW YORK)

"I would like to see a life that once again brings people down here."

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BUT THIS WEEK, THE CITY IS FOCUSING ON HEALING -- NOT REBUILDING -- AS THE NATION REMEMBERS 9-11. CHRIS LAWRENCE, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK. ))

[McAfee-Knob]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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There are just too many people and not enough parking spaces. That has been the problem for years at one of the most popular destinations to see the fall foliage. But as Justin McLeod discovered that's all about to change.
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[SUPER=01-Colin Ward/Hiker; :24]
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[SUPER=01-Jason Bond/V-DOT Spokesperson; 1:05]
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((((NAT SOUND OF FEET WALKING AT 50:21))
If you've ever hiked at McAfees Knob off of U.S. 311 in Catawba, you know it is one of the most sought after views on the Appalachian Trail.
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((FOREST SMITH/HIKER: IT'S A BEAUTIFUL VIEW, GOOD CLIMBING, GOOD HIKING, GOOD AREA.))
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An area that is not always easy to get to.
The main problem?
Parking.
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((COLIN WARD/HIKER: IT'S DEFINITELY BEEN CROWDED. THERE HAVE ACTUALLY BEEN TIMES WE'VE BEEN COMING UP TO COME HERE, TAKING ONE LOOK AT THE PARKING LOT AND KEPT DRIVING.))
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That is because the parking area was so small it often only allowed for ten to twelve cars.
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((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: PARKING BECAME SUCH A PROBLEM HERE THAT IN THE PAST PEOPLE WERE EITHER OR LEAVING OR IN MANY CASES PARKING UP AND DOWN THE ROAD HERE ALONG 311, MAKING IT DANGEROUS NOT ONLY FOR THE PEOPLE WHO PARKED THERE BUT THE MOTORISTS DRIVING BY.))
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((NAT SOUND OF CLOSING HATCH AT 1:06:44))
To alleviate the problem, the National Park Service expanded the parking lot this past summer.
It can now hold more than sixty vehicles. ((QUICK NAT SOUND OF CAR DRIVING BY ON 311))
The road leading to Catawba Mountain also saw improvements.
V-DOT installed a left-turn lane from the northbound side.
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[IN Q=We want to try]

((JASON BOND/V-DOT SPOKESPERSON: WE WANTED TO TRY TO INCREASE PEOPLE'S ACCESS TO THAT PARKING LOT AND IT JUST NEEDED TO BE REPAVED SO WHILE WE WERE THERE WE TOOK THE OPPORTUNITY TO PUT A TURNING LANE IN.))
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Altogether, these improvements cost more than a 100-thousand dollars.
Hikers say it's money well spent.
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((KEN BOWEN/HIKER: IT'S MORE ACCESSIBLE. OVERALL, I THINK IT'S GOING TO BRING A LOT MORE PEOPLE UP HERE.))
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That way people can spend more time enjoying the view up on the mountain rather than trying to find a parking spot down below.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke County. ))

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A 52 year old Bedford County man is in critical condition tonight following an accident on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Authorities say the man was riding his motorcycle on the Parkway when he hit a deer around 6 o'clock at milepost 206.

He is being treated for head injuries at a hospital in Winston-Salem. Police are not releasing the man's name until family members can be notified.


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Students at a Franklin County Elementary school will be back in their classrooms tomorrow.
A small fire had kept students at Henry Elementary out of their school last Thursday and Friday.
But classes at Henry Elementary will resume as normal tomorrow.
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Still to come on News 7 at 11, more posturing from the Bush administration about another possible conflict in Iraq...


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And, a father and son are trapped for hours after a tractor trailer accident in Texas. We'll have that and more coming up.
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((Hey. everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up, the Skins start the Spurrier era right. Michael Vick does his thing in Green Bay, but is it enough to beat the Pack? Pete and Andre trade volleys at the U.S.Open, and a Virginian makes a splash north of the border. All that and more in sports.))

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An accident claims the life of a 19- month old baby in Texas today.
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Authorities say a tractor-trailer traveling northbound on Interstate 45 hit a support column of an overpass south of Dallas, causing it to collapse. The driver of the truck was trapped beside his dead 19 month old son under the rubble for more than eight hours before being freed. Authorities say slick roadways may have contributed to the accident.
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[China-Storm]


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[WRITER=tha]
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11- people are dead after fierce wind and heavy rain toppled homes and uprooted trees in southeast China.
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[VO-NAT 15:15:55]
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A typhoon struck the mainland near a coastal city south of Shanghai yesterday evening-- forcing some 300- thousand people from their homes. By midday today-- the storm was weakening and unlikely to cause more damage. Two people remain missing.
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[Iraq]


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[WRITER=tha]
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A former U-N arms inspector says there is NO proof Iraq is a danger to America, or any other nation. But top U-S officials say those who doubt the threat posed by Saddam Hussein would change their mind, if they saw the evidence. Teri Okita has more from Washington.
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[SUPER=@file; :00]
[SUPER=01-Scott Ritter/Former U-N Arms Inspector; :20]
[SUPER=01-Colin Powell/Secretary of State; :55]
[SUPER=01-Tony Blair/British Prime Minister; 1:11]
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(( AS THE U-S READIES FOR A POSSIBLE WAR WITH IRAQ. .. THE HITS JUST KEEP ON COMING FOR THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION.
(nats..ritter)

A FORMER U-N ARMS INSPECTOR SAYS THE U-S IS ON THE VERGE OF MAKING AN HISTORIC MISTAKE. .. BY LAUNCHING AN ATTACK, WITHOUT PROOF THAT SADDAM HUSSEIN IS A TRUE THREAT.

SOT - SCOTT RITTER/FORMER U-N ARMS INSPECTOR

"All we have is speculation, and there is no basis under international law for a nation to go to war against another nation based upon speculation alone."
TOP INTELLIGENCE OFFICIALS SAY THEY HAVE MUCH MORE THAN A HUNCH THAT SADDAM HUSSEIN IS UP TO NO GOOD. THE VICE PRESIDENT SAID SUNDAY, THERE IS NEW EVIDENCE, THE IRAQI LEADER IS ACTIVELY AND AGRESSIVELY TRYING TO BUILD A NUCLEAR BOMB.

SOT - VICE PRESIDENT DICK CHENEY - MEET THE PRESS

"He is in fact embarked upon this venture, we don't have anyway to know at this point, to specify the date by which he will actually have a weapon he can use." -
U-S OFFICIALS BELIEVE IRAQ HAS INTENSIFIED ITS BID FOR NUCLEAR WEAPONS, AND IS BUILDING UP SITES, ONCE TARGETED BY U-N WEAPONS INSPECTORS.

SOT - COLIN POWELL/SECRETARY OF STATE

"It is a real and present danger, and doing nothing is no longer an option."
CG: SATURDAY/CAMP DAVID IN A WEEKEND STRATEGY SESSION ON IRAQ, PRESIDENT BUSH MET WITH BRITAIN'S PRIME MINISTER -- WHO, DESPITE CRITICISM, IS SIDING WITH THE U-S. .. PROMISING TO RALLY THE BROADEST POSSIBLE INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT.

SOT - TONY BLAIR/BRITISH PRIME MINISTER

"Because this is a problem for the whole of the international community, it's best dealt with on the basis of the broadest possible amount of support within that community."
STANDUP: TERI OKITA/WASHINGTON D-C WHILE THERE'S BEEN BEEN NO DECISION TO OUST SADDAM BY FORCE.. .. IN HIS MEETING AT THE U-N THIS WEEK - PRESIDENT BUSH IS EXPECTED TO WARN WORLD LEADERS -- IF THEY DON'T ACT QUICKLY, THE U-S WILL. TERI OKITA, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON. ))

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Still to come, Steve Spurrier makes his N-F-L debut against the Cardinals... but would he be the one seeing red? We'll have highlights in sports...
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[VO-NAT]

and just try to sink your teeth into the world's largest peanut butter and jelly sandwich... Stay with us... we'll be back with that and more in a jiffy.
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[Feedback]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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[WRITER=jmc]
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Personal privacy, and police horsepower, are the issues addressed in our viewer mail the past few days.
Assignment editor Joe McKean has this week's Feedback.
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((A few Kroger supermarkets in Texas are scanning more than groceries at checkout counters. They're checking customer's fingerprints, to cut down on credit card fraud.
A viewer in Lynchburg (Linda Coderre) saw that story, and expressed some concerns.
"There are plenty of other ways I am sure to cut down on fraud, without learning everything about us including our blood type. And make no mistake about it: this is Big Brother; this is an invasion of our privacy, and an unwarranted intrusion. I for one don't understand why some people are so out of it that they don't see it...If the only way that they can try to control fraud is to take my fingerprint, then my fingers will just go somewhere else to shop."
Some Virginia state troopers are piloting sports cars these days, which prompted some fond memories and a suggestion in one Fincastle viewer (Griffin Overstreet):
"I truly support our State Police or any man in uniform and would not want that difficult job they have but pray they all keep safe always. Now, having said that, what about these hot rods they have now? 0 to 100 in 13 seconds! Does anyone remember the production '67 GTO's...'67 Chevelle SS...turned about that same thing and that was almost 36 years ago...so why not use them now and maybe save lives on both sides."
If you'd like to comment on our news coverage or issues in the news, just send us a letter...a fax...or an email. But be sure to include your name and hometown.
Joe McKean, News-7.))



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Area kids now have a tasty way to help the homeless.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Roanoke's Rescue Mission has just launched its Kids for Kids Lemonade Stand program.
It's a way for children to help the organization while having fun doing it.
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[SOT 45:44]
[IN Q=We have kids calling]

((JOY SYLVESTER-JOHNSON/RESCUE MISSION: WE HAVE KIDS CALLING EVERYDAY SAYING I WANT TO DO SOMETHING FOR THE MISSION ESPECIALLY AFTER THEY'VE TOURED AND THAT'S ANOTHER THING I WOULD REALLY ENCOURAGE PARENTS TO BRING THEIR CHILDREN ON A TOUR OF THE RESCUE MISSION. THESE KIDS WANT TO HELP AND HELP AND THIS IS A WAY THAT THEY CAN DO IT IN A VERY KID FRIENDLY WAY, KIDS HELPING OTHER KIDS.))
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[OUT Q=helping other kids]
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Proceeds will help fund the new women and children's center which still needs another million dollars.
The lemonade stands fold up and can easily fit in the trunk of your car.
If your organization wants to be a part of the program, you can call the Roanoke Rescue Mission for details.
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[S-Skins]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
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It wasn't pretty, but the Steve Spurrier era in Washington got underway with one in the win column today over the Cardinals.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Landover, MD/Fox Sports; :00]


Spurrier watched the Cardinals take the early lead on his Skins.
Jake Plummer rolls out and can't find a receiver so he tucks it under and dives across for a 10-3 Cards lead.
It was tied at 10 at halftime, but Stephen Davis put the Skins on top for good with this three yard touchdown run.
Davis was a big part of the offense to day with 104 yards rushing and another 46 receiving.
Rod Gardner did his part with 131 receiving yards including this 43 yard T-D catch from Shane Matthews.
Matthews added this 17 yard scoring strike to Derrius Thompson to make it a 31-16 ballgame and the
[SUPER=30-Arizona/23/Washington/31/;]

Skins have just enough to beat the Cardinals 31 to 23.
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[SUPER=01-Steve Spurrier/Redskins Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Shane Matthews/Redskins Quarterback; :14]
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[OUT Q=every Sunday in this league."]
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[S-Falcons]


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In Green Bay, the Packers avenged their last home loss to the Falcons and spoiled a solid performance by Michael Vick in the season opener.
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[SUPER=03-Green Bay, WI/Fox Sports; :00]


It didn't take long for Vick to get going this afternoon.
We pick it up early in the second quarter. Vick calls his own number and stretches for the goal line. The Falcons led 7 to 3.
Michael got it done with his arm today as well. The three yard scoring toss to Alge Crumpler was part of a perfect ten for ten first half thru the air for Vick.
Hokie fans will remember Javon Walker from last season's Gator Bowl. Walker hauled in his first touchdown pass as a pro today from Brett Favre to give the Packers a three point lead in the third quarter.
It was 34-31 Pack with time winding down when Jay Feeley booted a 52 yard field goal to force overtime.
In the extra session, Ryan Longwell knocked back a 34 yarder for the game winner. Green Bay beats
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Atlanta 37 to 34.
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[WIPE to ENG!!]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH/CBS Sports; :00]


In Cleveland, another former Hokie Andre Davis tallied the first T-D reception of his NFL career, a four yard toss from backup QB Kelly Holcomb.
The Browns and Chiefs went back and forth most of the day. Cleveland's Phil Dawson thought he had won the game with 40 yard field goal, giving the Browns a 39-37 lead with under a minute left.
But check this play out. Trent Green avoids the sack and flips to offensive lineman John Tait who rumbles 25 yards before being knocked out of bounds. The clock expired, but in the bonehead move of the day, the Browns Dwayne Rudd drew a flag for throwing his helmet in celebration, because he thought the game was over.
Instead, the 15 yard penalty sets up Morten Andersen from 30 yards away. It's good and the Chiefs
[SUPER=30-Kansas City/40/Cleveland/39;]

knock off Cleveland in a bizarre finish, 40 to 39.
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[S-College]


[ANCHOR=travis]
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[WRITER=twe]
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The new A-P college football poll is out and the Virginia Tech Hokies have climbed to number 11. This week's opponent, the Marshall Thundering Herd checks in at number 17. Meanwhile Miami nearly doubled its lead as the top ranked team in the nation after yesterday's romp over Florida. Oklahoma is still second, but the Sooners lost some ground after a close win over Alabama. Texas, Tennessee, and Florida State round out the top five.

[S-Tennis]


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[WRITER=twe]
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Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras met for the third time in a U.S. Open final tonight and in the end, Sampras captured his 14th Grand Slam title.
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Sampras made it look easy in the first two sets, winning easily 6-3 and 6-4. Pistol Pete recorded 33 aces in the match.
But Agassi didn't go quietly. He came back to take the third set 7-5 and placed Sampras squarely on the ropes.
Fatigue was setting in on both sides in the fourth set, but Sampras held steady as his serve reached 132 miles per hour.
He battled back to win the fourth set 6-4 taking the match and his first tournament win in over two years.
At the age of 31, Sampras is the oldest U.S. Open champ since 1970. It's his 5th Open title.
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We finish up on the links where Richmond native and Virginia Commonwealth grad, John Rollins picked up his very first PGA Tour win this afternoon at the Bell Canadian Open.
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Rollins watched third round leader Neal Lancaster make double bogey on the first hole of a sudden death playoff. Justin Leonard, who also qualified for the playoff couldn't get his putt to go down either. But Rollins calmly stepped up and buried a 25 footer for the win. He takes home a paycheck of 720 grand.
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Finally tonight, things got kind of sticky in Oklahoma City today.
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That's where a new world record was set for the largest peanut butter and jelly sandwich. It'll be tough for your kids to try this one at home. First you need a slab of bread-- 90 inches by 90 inches... plus enough peanut butter to stop a river not to mention loads of jelly. The final ingredient is thousands of young taste testers. In Oklahoma City this weekend, there were plenty of those. (--------------)