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((FOR THOSE WHO'VE LOST LOVED ONES IT'S PAINFUL.. FOR THE NEWBORNS WHO WILL NEVER KNOW THEIR FATHER HERE ON EARTH.)) [BUTT TO 21:05:48] ((NOW AND IN THE FUTURE AMERICANS WILL LIVE AS FREE PEOPLE NOT IN FEAR.. NEVER IN THE MERCY OF FOREIGN PLOT OR POWER.))

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[New-York]


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President Bush addresses the nation tonight- one year after the 9-11 attacks.
It is just one of many memorials tonight nationwide and in our region.
We will have complete coverage of events- including tonight's services in Martinsville- and Roanoke- including tonight's events at Elmwood Park.
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First though we go to Ground Zero in New York- which looks much different than it did one year ago- Chris Lawrence is standing by live with more.
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((STANDING ON ELLIS ISLAND, WITH THE STATUE OF LIBERTY BEHIND HIM, PRESIDENT BUSH REMINDED THE NATION OF WHAT IT IS TO BE AN AMERICAN ... ONE YEAR AFTER THE ATTACKS. PRESIDENT BUSH: We value every life, our enemies value none. Not even the innocent., not even their own." A DAY THAT ENDED WITH WORDS, BEGAN IN SILENCE. THEN, ONE BY ONE ... THE NAMES WERE READ. FOR EVERY LIFE LOST, THERE WAS A FAMILY WHO CAME TO MOURN -- AND REMEMBER. CHURCH BELLS RANG ... MARKING THE TIME THE TOWERS NO LONGER STOOD. AND LATER, PRESIDENT BUSH DESCENDED INTO THE DUSTY PIT ... TO HONOR THE VICTIMS AND CONSOLE THEIR LOVED-ONES. THE FINAL TRIBUTE -- AN ETERNAL FLAME -- FOR A MOMENT IN HISTORY WE'LL NEVER FORGET.))
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[Martinsville]


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Community spirit is alive and well in Martinsville and Henry County. Tonight-- thousands proved that point by showing up at Martinsville high school to honor those killed September eleventh. [*** 9-11 MONITOR GRAPHIC***]
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Teresa Hamilton was at Dan Greene Stadium earlier this evening--
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Jean, it was amazing to watch as people arrived for tonight's celebration. They came through the stadium gates one by one-- and before you knew it-- thousands had filled the stands.
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(( In Martinsville and Henry County there was NO shortage of patriotism-- as folks of all ages and backgrounds came together to remember the events that unfolded one year ago.
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((SCOTT GARDNER: THIS IS A CHANCE FOR THE COMMUNITY... YOU KNOW OUR LOCAL NATIONAL GUARD UNIT HAS BEEN DEPLOYED AS PART OF NATIONAL SECURITY AND THIS HELPS US SHOW OUR SUPPORT TO THEM AS WELL AS ALL AROUND AMERICA. )) [runs10]
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The ceremony included singing as well as music provided by all five area high schools. Prayer was also an important part of the evening-- The celebration also gave parents a chance to talk with their children about the events of the past year.
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(( KIM BUSHONG/PARENT: TODAY IS JUST IMPORTANT FOR THEM TO REFLECT BACK ON WHAT WE TALKED ABOUT A YEAR AGO AND NOT TO FORGET ABOUT IT AND ITS GOING TO BE A VERY IMPORTANT THING IN OUR HISTORY BOOKS AND OUR FUTURE. )) [runs10]
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The evening was also set aside to celebrate the strength and spirit of the community.... a sentiment echoed by Henry County's Director of Public Safety who's spent time in Somerset, Pennsylvania.
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((911 TOUCHED A LOT OF LIVES IN THIS AREA AND JUST THE PEOPLE OF THE NATION RATHER THAN OSAMA BIN LADEN PULLING OUR NATION DOWN AND THE UNITY IS ONE... JUST TO STAND TOGETHER AND FIGHT AGAINST THIS. )) [runs21]
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Tonight's celebration was entitled "A Day of Caring-- nine eleven remembered"....
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Jean, there were many, many people who turned out tonight and did just that.

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Patriotism and praise filled many Roanoke Valley churches tonight.
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The Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church in northwest Roanoke hosted members of seven other Baptist Congregations.
The music was provided by their volunteer "9/11 Choir."
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((GLORY GLORY HALLELUJAH))
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Across town, the Battle Hymn of the Republic rang from the rafters of the Penn Forest Christian Church.
The program saluted all Fire-EMS, law enforcement and military personnel.
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And in Salem people gathered at Lake Spring Park for a Salute to America's Heroes.
They dedicated an American flag that will be put up at the farmers market on Main Street.
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While America still mourns for the victims of 9-11, others found reason to celebreat tonight... celebrate their freedom, their flag and their country.
Steve Smallshaw has more from Lynchburg
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President Bush started today's ceremonies at the Pentagon where the 184 people who died on Virginia soil were remembered.
The mood was both sorrowful and defiant.
Meghan Muldoon was at today's ceremony.
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[Shanksville]


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President Bush and the First Lady shed tears and exchanged heartfelt prayers with those in Shanksville, Pennsylvania - the site where one of the hijacked planes crashed a year ago.
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Many looked on as a wreath was laid in remembrance of the forty victims. Bush spoke to the families, telling them their relatives did not die in vain. Each victim's name was read - and a bell chimed in their honor.
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Earlier, Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge told family members that it's a day not just to mourn the deaths of the 40 people on board, but also to recognize the nation's gratitude for what they did.
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Officials are holding four men from a diverted Northwest Airlines flight-
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Passengers say the men shaved their body hair in the plane's bathroom and were pacing nervously.
The Northwest flight on its way from Memphis to Las Vegas- was diverted to Fort Smith, Arkansas- after the men locked themselves in a bathroom.
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An American Airlines flight returned to Houston after a flight attendant thought a passenger had a weapon.
It turns out the weapon was a comb- the plane was escorted by F-16 fighter jets- and eventually continued on its journey.
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As the buildings fell in New York one year ago, millions of people saw the clouds of smoke and dust that replaced the twin towers. In the months that followed, the rescue and clean up was helped by the winter that never came. [PINNACLE 1027] This month's Weatherwise magazine features an article detailing the role atmospheric sciences played in the aftermath of the attack. [PINNACLE 1020] Top priority, the safety of firefighters and the public near the site. Meteorological instruments were deployed to monitor winds which might carry toxic air. [PINNACLE 1024] The Environmental Protection Agency placed sensors in lower Manhattan and kept a close eye on river and drinking water. Results indicated an acrid, bitter tasting aerosol, but no long term health problems. [PINNACLE 1022] High above the clouds, planes equipped with light detection and radar equipment assesed the damage in 3 dimensions helping managers determine how to proceed with the cleanup. [PINNACLE 1025] And nature played a key role. This past winter was the warmest ever. No significant noreasters meant clean up ended early and cost less than expected.

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Given how dangerous the site was with mangled steel, cranes and hundreds of workers on the ground, even a routine thunderstorm could have meant disaster. Thankfully, it didn't happen.

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The trouble will continue for drivers on Interstate 581 until tomorrow morning.
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Just one of the Southbound lanes is open at this hour.
Traffic is still backing up tonight.
A backhoe on a flatbed trailer hit the Liberty Road overpass this afternoon, taking chunks of concrete out of the bridge.
Crews hope to have all three southbound lanes open by seven tomorrow morning.
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Still ahead on News 7, more from today's ceremonies across Southwest and Central Virginia.
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Plus this twisted piece of metal from the World Trade Center will soon be a permanent memorial right here in the Roanoke Valley.
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[Old-Virginia]


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A steel beam that was salvaged from the ruins of the twin towers will be the centerpiece of a new memorial in Salem.
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Old Virginia Brick broke ground for the flagpole this morning.
The company acquired the 14- thousand pound twin beam with help from Cycle Systems.
Though officials aren't certain which building it came from, they know it extended from the 33rd to the 36th floors.
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((FLETCHER SMOAK: IT'S VERY EMOTIONAL WHEN YOU SEE THIS AND YOU REALIZE WHAT HAPPENED THERE AND YOU CAN'T HELP BUT KIND OF GET A LUMP IN YOUR THROAT ABOUT THIS THING.))
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The flagpole will include a plaque, remembering the victims of all the terrorist attacks.
It will be open to the public, and should be completed in a month or two.
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[Rocky-Mount]


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A Smith Mountain Lake couple who lost a son in the World Trade Center observed the 9-11 anniversary at a ceremony in Rocky Mount.
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Bill and Eileen Kennedy moved to Moneta from New York more than a decade ago.
Their son, Tom, a New York City firefighter, died when the South Tower collapsed.
They chose to mark the painful anniversary in Franklin County ... with the friends and neighbors who've helped them through the last year.
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((BILL KENNEDY/VICTIM'S FATHER: ALL THE PEOPLE THAT DIED THAT AWFUL DAY... THEY WERE ALL HEROES. BUT OUR SON WILL ALWAYS BE OUR HERO.))
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More than 100 people joined in the ceremony ... which included songs, prayers and speakers.
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[Lexington]


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Meanwhile in Lexington, members of the Washington and Lee and Virginia Military Institute communities gathered to remember their losses last year.
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Officials from both schools addressed the crowd- so did a U-S Army Chaplin. Also, James Spellman, a 1985 graduate of VMI and a investigator in the New York Attorney General's office spoke about life in New York that day.
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((JAMES SPELLMAN JR./INVESTIGATOR, NY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE; ALL OF US THERE KNEW SOMEONE WHO WAS MISSING, SOMEONE WHO THE TERRORISTS HAD KILLED. FATHERS, FRIENDS, FIANCEES, SO MANY WHO SIMPLY WENT TO WORK ONE YEAR AGO TODAY.))
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Two graduates from W-and-L and two former cadets died in the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
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From grade school to grad school... students across the New River Valley are remembering the events of September eleventh.
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Students at Virginia Tech gathered on campus this morning, as a cannon was fired off for each airliner that crashed in the terrorist attacks.
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At Radford University, local fire, police and emergency personnel were honored in a patriotic tribute, while flowers and cards were placed around a makeshift memorial.
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And the kids at Eastern Elementary had an assembly this afternoon, where the special guest was a paramedic from the New York Fire Department.
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((WAYNE YUNGHANS/FDNY PARAMEDIC: I WAS ALSO SURPRISED BY THE EMOTION THAT THESE KIDS HAD ABOUT THE EVENT THAT IT TOUCH THEM SO DEEPLY))
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The kids ended today's ceremony with the song Proud to be an American.
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He was supposed to helping those in need.
Now a Salvation Army officer is under indictment.
That story when News 7 returns.
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Plus a church already rebuilding from a devestating fire has another close call.
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[Church-Fire]


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Some scary moments for the citizens of Lexington yesterday.
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While workers were spraying insulation into the attic above the Lexington Presbyterian Church's sactuary, some of the insulation came into contact with a light fixture and started smoldering and smoking. Workers smelled the smoke, and called 9-1-1.
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((FRANK PARSONS/LEXINGTON PRESBYTERIAN RECONSTRUCTION MANAGER; WHEN I CAME OUT AND SAW THE FIRE ENGINES IN THE STREET IT WAS A SINKING FEELING, BUT FORTUNATELY WE HAD NO FLAME, JUST SMOKE, AND GREAT APPREHENTION ON THE PART OF EVERYONE.))

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Fire crews shoveled the smoldering insulation out without spraying water on the church. The sanctuary and steeple were destroyed by fire in July of 2000, and the reconstruction of the church should be completed by the middle of November.
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[Gossage]


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A former captain in the Radford Salvation Army has been indicted for embezzlement.
Terry Gossage is accused of stealing almost 27-thousand dollars of the agency's money, from December of 1999 to April of last year.
The prosecutor says Salvation Army officials discovered the alleged theft during an audit.
No trial date has been set.

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Johnny Unitas dies of a heart attack. Travis Wells has the Tech-Marshall hype tonight with two former Bulldogs. While Steve Mason brings 9/11 close to home at Roanoke College.
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But first tonight's Extra Point - after baseball was shutdown for a week last year due to 9/11 - all 30 teams played today. There were signs everywhere in every park as fans and players alike remembered the day. Tonight at 9:11 pm - all games were stopped for a moment of silence. We'll be right back.
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The National Football League lost one of its great ambassadors yesterday as Johnny Unitas died of an apparent heart attack.
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Unitas and his trademark black high tops led the Colts to three NFL titles including Super Bowl Five in 1971. He was the first to throw for more than 40 thousand yards in a career that saw him play in 10 pro bowls. He entered the hall of fame in 1979 after a 18 year career that amazingly began with his being cut by the Steelers.
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He was always looking to help young players improve as evidenced by this film from July of 1964 here in Roanoke. Unitas came to the Star City to help his Colts' teammate and good friend George Preas with a football camp at Victory Stadium. Johnny U - the three-time most valuable player was 69 years old.
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The Roanoke Valley seems light years away from New York City. But Steve Mason says the Trade Center attacks hit home in a major way for a Roanoke College Lacrosse player a year ago today.
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((STEVE MASON:from the time the first plane struck Tower one early that September 11th morning, until approximately six pm that night, Roanoke College goalie Tim Morse did not know whether his older brother Nate was dead or alive. One year later, I asked him to reflect on those nine hours, the longest, most helpless, saddest nine hours of his life.)) ((Morse was in anatomy lab when the North tower was hit. ((:)) The goalie, who stops one hundred mile an hour shots could not block out the horrible thoughts that polluted his mind, so he went to see his coach. ((:))
They have shared hours on the field, but these few minutes meant most. ((:)) ((:)) the hours went by, still no word from the 24 year old Merril Lynch investment banker brother who worked in Tower 7 and was in and out of one and two constantly. He shared a bathtub with the curly haired goaltender growing up and was the brother he idolized. Finally, a miracle in a horrible tragedy. ((:)) While his family was safe, the tragedy still wounded Pilat almost as deeply. ((:)) It could have been Pilat, his wife Dianna and their two children, twins Emily and Will among the casualties. ((:))
Pilat says he will return to ground zero when the memorial there is complete. While the towers are gone, one of the pictures he took a month before the tragedies never allows him to forget the memory of freedom under attack. Steve Mason news 7 sports.))
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Marshall was camping out in Roanoke last night. Tonight two former
[go to Pinnacle #6060]

Martinsville Bulldogs will lead the Thundering Herd into battle against the 9th ranked Hokies.
Travis Wells has more from Huntington.
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((Marcus Hairston and Jamus Martin took similar roads to Marshall. Both are former Friday Football Extra Players of the Week, and both attended Hargrave Military Academy. And after growing up on a steady diet of Virginia Tech football, both were recruited by the Hokies, giving added meaning to Thursday night's contest in Blacksburg.
Marcus: Jamus:
Martin and Hairston will each lineup at defensive end for the Herd this week. For Hairston, the position is still a fairly new one. After starting his college career at tight end, he played running back last season for Marshall. But the Herd coaches moved Hairston again in spring practice.
Marcus: Travis: Marcus: Jamus:
The relationship between Martin and Hairston is tight and it goes far beyond the confines of the football field.
Jamus:
A not so great situation is a ticket shortage this week. Both players have fielded between 50 and 75 calls from family and friends hoping to see the Tech game. In Huntington, West Virginia, Travis Wells, News 7 Sports.))