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Coming up on News 7-
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Are you blinded by the light? Some say those blue headlights do just that.
The battle over the beauty queens- tonight a decision on which Miss North Carolina will compete.
And Tech tramples the Herd... Post game reaction coming up in Sports.
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And the weekend forecast.
News 7 at Eleven is next. [Open]
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[SOT 3:53; TAPE 2]
[IN Q=They're very bright]

((DR. JOE BLACKSTOCK: THEY'RE VERY BRIGHT SO WE DO HAVE SOME PEOPLE COMPLAINING THAT IT FILLS THE CAR UP WITH A LOT OF LIGHT, IT MAKES IT PRETTY UNCOMFORTABLE.))
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[OUT Q=pretty uncomfortable]
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[VO-NAT]


If you're blinded by the light, the federal government wants to hear from you.
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[Headlights]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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You either love em or hate em.
Some say they allow drivers to see better, others say they're nothing but a distraction.
We're talking about a new brighter headlight.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin/BAM;]


Justin McLeod joins us now to tell us all about it.
Jean, you've probably seen them, they're called H-I-D lights.
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[GRAPHIC=Blinded by the Light? in BAM]
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They appear to be blue and cause quite a glare.
Drivers who have it say they have a lot of positives.
Many motorists complain they're blinded by the light. ((ROLLCUE:...))
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((NAT SOUND OF CAR DRIVING BY))
They're hard to miss, and for some that's a problem.
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[IN Q=They're kinda blinding]

((BONITA GREGORY: THEY'RE KINDA BLINDING, DISTRACTING.)) ((DOUG POINDEXTER: IT WAS A CAR BEHIND ME AND WAS REAL BLIND. I COULDN'T SEE))
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[OUT Q=I couldn't see]


What they're having trouble seeing is a new brighter headlight called High Intensity Discharge or HID for short.
The lights are usually found on luxury cars and have a blueish tint.
According to manufacturers, HID headlights provide 70 percent more usable light than traditional headlights.
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[IN Q=I like the lights]

((KEITH ODBERG: I LIKE THE LIGHTS. THEY'RE MUCH BRIGHTER THAN THE OLDER LIGHTS AND IT ALLOWS ME TO SEE FURTHER DISTANCES.))
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[OUT Q=further distances]


The intensity of these lights meet all federal guidelines.
But many drivers complain the lights are blinding.
It is a complaint area optometrist say is all too common.
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[IN Q=So far the studies]

((DR. JOE BLACKSTOCK/OPTOMETRIST: SO FAR THE STUDIES THAT ARE OUT INDICATE NO DAMAGE TO THE EYE. IT'S JUST MORE OF DISCOMFORT THAN ANYTHING ELSE.))
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[OUT Q=than anything else]


It is a discomfort that has prompted numerous complaints.
So now the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is asking for the public's input on possible steps the government might take to reduce the glare.
But those who have HID lights hope the lights have a bright future.
[SOT 11:36:05 TAPE 1]
[IN Q=I think it's because]

((KEITH ODBERG: I THINK IT'S BECAUSE MOST PEOPLE ARE NOT USED TO THEM. ONCE THEY'RE ON MORE CARS I THINK PEOPLE WILL GET USE TO THEM AND LIKE THEM AS MUCH AS I DO.))
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[LIVE=Justin Full/BAM]


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has so far recieved several thousand comments on this issue.
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[TAKE NHTSA FS]
If you would like to weigh in, you can do so through their website at n-h-t-s-a dot gov.
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Jean, the N-H-T-S-A is currently combing through all of the complaints. No word yet on when if anything will be done.

[Amherst-Murder]


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A Lynchburg area woman killed her young son, then took her own life today .. but Amherst County authorities aren't sure why.
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Deputies were called to this home at 208 Fairfax Circle around 11:15 AM.
That's where they found 44-year-old Cheryl An Bonfanti (bon-Fontee) and her four-year-old son Joseph dead of apparent gunshot wounds.
A handgun was found at the scene, but no motive has been determined.
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[Fleming-Gun]


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A Roanoke high school student is in trouble, after police acted on a tip. They went to William Fleming High School and caught a 15 year old student with a gun and drugs on school property.
The unidentified teen was charged with possession of a firearm on school property and possession of crack cocaine.

[Parkway-Body]


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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./May 5]

They've identified the body found along the Blue Ridge Parkway .. four months after the remains were first discovered.

An investigator fashioned a clay bust out of the skull.
A day after the bust was displayed last week, someone called saying he'd seen the man at a knife and gun show in Pennsylvania.
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((BASED ON THAT TIP LAW ENFORCEMENT WAS ABLE TO CONFIRM THE MR. IMHAUSER HAD BEEN MISSING FOR SEVERAL MONTHS. NOW DENTAL RECORDS HAVE POSITIVELY DETERMINED THE BODY WAS THAT OF HENRY IMHAUSER.))
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[OUT Q=that of Henry Imhauser.]
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The F-B-I and Roanoke County police are still looking for help in determining how "Ike" Imhauser (IM-how-zer) died and how his body ended up on a parkway overlook. [Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm] [09/12/2002]
[MCU]WEATHER OFFICE Position #1

[WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP TOMORROW FORECAST [Toss back to anchor]

[Bush-Iraq]


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President Bush is talking tough when it comes to Iraq-
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He told the United Nations General Assembly today- Saddam Hussein must disarm now- and if the U-N won't demand it- the United States will.
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((THE SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTIONS WILL BE ENFORCED THE JUST DEMANDS OF PEACE AND SECURITY WILL BE MET OR ACTION WILL BE UNAVOIDABLE.))
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[OUT Q=be unavoidable.]
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The White House will work with the U-N on a resolution.
But it will be on Mr. Bush's timetable-
The President wants to move fast-
White House officials say a matter of weeks, not months.. warning Iraq will not be allowed to negotiate.
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((BUSH: TO ASSUME THIS REGIMES GOOD FAITH IS TO BET THE LIVES OF MILLIONS AND THE PEACE OF THE WORLD IN A RECKLESS GAMBLE.))
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[Vo-nat]
The U-N Chief acknowledged an urgent need for Iraq to shape up but made it clear, U-S plans to go it alone- would be ill advised.
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[Arlington-Funeral]


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A three year old .. her parents and sister- some of the people killed in the Pentagon attack- whose remains could never be identified.
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[SUPER=03-Arlington]


Today a flag covered casket carrying un-identified remains from the Pentagon arrived at Arlington National Cemetery.

For Five people killed at the Pentagon- no remains could be found.
Today they were honored.
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((SHOTS FIRED.. SHOTS FIRED. TAPS NAT SOUND))
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A granite marker with the names of all 184 who died at the Pentagon will be placed over the grave.
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[Florida-Election]


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Janet Reno says she won't concede the Democratic primary in Florida.
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That after un-official returns show Reno losing to her opponent, Bill McBride, by about eight- thousand votes. Tuesday's gubernatorial primary was full of mishaps reminding many of the 2-thousand presidential election... polls opened late and some poll- workers didn't know how to turn on new equipment. The problems prevented hundreds from voting and prompted Governor Jeb Bush to extend poll hours. Reno's lawyer says she hasn't decided if she'll seek a recount or go to court to overturn the result.
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Four weeks later, they're still looking for Jennifer Short. Still ahead, some new information on the search.
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And one goes on stage, the other gets a seat in Atlantic City. A judge decides who's going as Miss North Carolina.
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[Sports-preview]


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[Missing-Girl]


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Henry County's Sheriff says if leads don't improve in the Jennifer Short case by next week, he's cutting back on manpower.
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It's been four weeks since the 9-year-old was snatched from her bed and her parents left dead where they slept.
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There are more than 20 state and local investigators on the case now, but Sheriff Cassell says he will gradually shift some of them to other work.
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[IN Q=Certainly, I]

((FRANK CASSELL/HENRY CO. SHERIFF: CERTAINLY, I WON'T TELL THEM THEY CAN'T WORK ON IT WHILE THEY'RE WORKING ON OTHER CASES, BUT WE'VE GOT TO GET SOME OF THESE PEOPLE BACK ON ROUTINE STUFF BECAUSE THAT GOES ON.))
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[OUT Q=that goes on.]
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Cassell says he's certain Henry County WILL solve the case.
Starting Friday, divers plan to search parts of Philpott Lake ... Cassell won't say why.
Jennifer's relatives believe someone may be holding her.
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[SOT 59:45 - :04]

((FRANK ARRINGTON/JENNIFER'S UNCLE: I FEEL SHE IS ALIVE AND THAT'S BEEN IN MY PRAYERS.... HOPE WE DO FIND HER ALIVE.))

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Jennifer's relatives will hold a candlelight vigil Sunday night at 8, rain or shine.
They invite the public to bring a candle to Sissy's Flea Market on Route 220, across from the family's house.

[L'burg-Gangs]


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A group of black ministers says it's ready to do its part .. to help tackle Lynchburg's gang problem by going directly to the source .. the gang members. Steve Smallshaw has the story.
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[OUT Q=Steve Smallshaw, News 7, Lynchburg]

(( It was just a month ago that Lynchburg police laid out their evidence of widespread gang activity in the Hill City.
Now a group of local clergy says it's ready to help provide a spiritual answer to the problem. ((REV. MARK EVERHART/PEACEFUL BAPTIST CHURCH: IT IS THE BREAKDOWN OF THE FAMILY AND THE MORAL ISSUE THAT HAS ARISEN THAT HAS ALLOWED THESE ONCE-DARLING YOUNG CHILDREN TO BECOME INVOLVED IN THESE ACTIVITIES.)) Activities like drive-by shootings, armed robberies, and violent clashes over drug turf. These pastors hope to identify and then sit down with the leaders of the city's gangs and help them reach more peaceful solutions to their problems. ((REV. LEROY MITCHELL/BROOKVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH: IF IT'S TERRITORY, THERE'S ENOUGH TERRITORY IN THIS CITY FOR EVERYBODY TO BE MORE THAN HAPPY WITH. IF THERE ARE ISSUES OF TIT FOR TAT, THEN WE CAN SOLVE THAT ALSO. WE'RE WILLING TO SAY THAT WHAT THEY HAVE TO SAY IS IMPORTANT. WE'RE NOT TRYING TO SAY THAT THEIR VOICES ARE NOT IMPORTANT BECAUSE THEY'RE NOT GOOD CITIZENS, WE WANT THEM TO BE GOOD CITIZENS.)) Police officers ay they'll take any help they can get. ((LT. WAYNE DUFF/LYNCHBURG POLICE: AS TO WHETHER OR NOT THE PEOPLE THAT WE HAVE IDENTIFIED AS BEING LEADERS OF THESE CERTAIN GROUPS WOULD BE AGREEABLE TO THAT, I DON'T KNOW AT THIS TIME.)) The timing and the place of the ministers' announcement was no coincidence. For several months, Miller Park has been a problem area for gang activity, and this weekend, it will host the citywide celebration "Day in the Park". Area clergy want residents to know this is still a safe place to bring your family. A community forum will address the gang problem later this month. Steve Smallshaw, News 7, Lynchburg.))


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The state's politically explosive redistricting case was back in court today.
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The Virginia Supreme Court heard the appeal of a ruling by Salem Judge Richard Pattisall that the state's legislative lines were racially gerrymandered.
Earlier this year Pattisall threw out the new voting districts drawn by Republicans, saying the plan violated Virginia's Constitution.
Lawyers for the Attorney General's office argued today that Pattisall acted with bias and that Salem was not the appropriate venue for the case.
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[OUT Q=IS AN ERRONEOUS ARGUMENT.]
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If the redistricting plan is invalidated, it could mean new elections for the entire House of Delegates.
A ruling from the Virginia Supreme Court is expected on November 1st.
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[Liberty-Bridge]


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The Liberty Road bridge in Roanoke is still closed, but it could re-open next week.
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[VO-NAT :31]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The bridge was damaged yesterday when it was struck by a vehicle on Interstate-581 that was too tall to pass underneath.
V-DOT says a couple of re-inforced concrete beams are damaged but that the bridge is still structurally sound enough to support traffic. Officials are talking about the use of a barricade wall to direct vehicles away from the damaged areas. Traffic on 581 is back to normal.
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[Tease2]
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The Feds consider taking on the telemarketers. That story is still ahead. And listen up!
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((NAT SOUND ELEPHANTS))
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[Keep playing music on tape] And a pack of pachyderms pounds the percussion .. you'll hear a C-D in the making.
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[Commercial]

[Telemarketers]


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You may soon get a break from telemarketers .. with the help of Uncle Sam.
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[VO-NAT 16:11:04 CONUS]
[SUPER=03- Washington, D.C.]

The Federal Communications Commission is considering developing a national "no call list". The list would allow you to PREVENT telemarketers from calling your house. The Federal Trade Commission is also considering making a list, but retailers say the plan won't work if the two agencies don't work together.
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[SOT 16:12:08]
[IN Q=There's gotta be]

((MALLORY DUNCAN/NATIONAL RETAIL FEDERATION: THERE'S GOTTA BE A UNIFORM LIST NATIONWIDE SO THAT EVERYONE KNOWS WHICH RULES APPLY AND THEY HAVE TO PRESERVE THE ABILITY OF RETAILERS TO CALL THEIR EXISTING CUSTOMERS.))
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[OUT Q=their existing customers]
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[VO-NAT]

The F-C-C now has a 45- day comment period on the proposal and the F-T-C is expected to introduce its proposal as early as October.
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[Miss-NC]


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[**ANCHOR TAG**]
It appears the battle of the beauty queens is over.
A federal judge today denied Rebekah Revel's request to compete in the Miss America pageant for North Carolina.
As Melissa Buscher reports that means the runner up will compete.
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[SUPER=01-George Bauer/Miss America Pageant; :39]
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[OUT Q=our guest in Atlantic City.]

((
REBEKAH REVELS' ATTORNEY SAYS HE RESPECTS THE JUDGE'S DECISION, BUT DOESN'T AGREE WITH IT ...
NAKELL I really feel that she was robbed, I do feel that deeply in my heart.

THE JUDGE DENIED A PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION THAT WOULD HAVE FORCED THE MISS AMERICA ORGANIZATION TO RECOGNIZE REVELS AS THE SOLE CONTESTANT ... THEY SAY SHE FAILED TO PROVE IRREPRABLE HARM ... AND IN FACT IRREPRABLE HARM TIPS IN FAVOR FOR THE MISS AMERICAN ASSOCIATION.
ALTHOUGH SHE GETS TO KEEP THE NORTH CAROLINA CROWN, FIRST RUNNER UP MISTY KLYMER WILL BE THE ONE TO COMPETE IN THE NATIONAL PAGEANT. - BAUER "Happy is not the right word ... there are no winners, not at the cost of people's feelings ... Rebekah will not be competing in the finals next week and yes, at present Rebekah will be our guest in Atlantic City."))
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That was Melissa Buscher reporting. [Weather] [09/12/2002] [WXPRO/FULL] Current Statistics Weather Almanac [MUSIC UNDER]
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[S-Extra]


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Marshall and Tech battle it out at Lane Stadium, highlights to come, Girls high school and Winston Cup driver Tony Stewart reflects on 9/11 before heading to New Hampshire,
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[VO-NAT]

But first our Extra Point. A recent promotional mailer from Foot Action is loaded with some really nice clothing apparel. But the subjects the company used to hype its' shoes and threads make the magazine. Former Cave Spring stars Ronde and Tiki Barber are found mid way through promoting Reebok stuff. The Barbers are seated at opposite ends of a table playing table football, this story courtesy of Brian Hanger, thanks Big Bri.
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[S-Tech]


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All of the hype and all of the confidence in Huntington West Virginia from the Marshall Thundering Herd were run over in Blacksburg stampeded tonight as the ninth ranked Hokies spanked their nationally ranked team of the season.
[DOUBLE BOXES=steve and Mike/Microwave;]

Mike Stevens joins from Lane Stadium with a wrap up of the Hokies dominating win over Marshall. Mike.
[LIVE= /FULL]
[SUPER=@Mike1; :00]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg; :00]


((ROLLCUE:...FINALLY ABLE TO BEAT THEM 47 TO 21.."))
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[SUPER=34-Virginia Tech/47/Marshall/21; 1:30]
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[OUT Q=......17th ranked thundering herd"]
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[S-FFE]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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We are already into our third week of Friday Football Extra. Here's a look at the schdule for tomorrow night's games. Remember, the home team is on the bottom of each match up.
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[S-Hoops]


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In girls basketball tonight, two of the state's best teams got together in Highlander Heaven as Glenvar welcomed Bassett to town.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Bengals vs. Highlanders; :00]


Right to the action, in the first quarter, Laken Byer works the ball inside to Shirley McCall, she scores and gets the foul.
Then, Glenvar's Amber Mabry makes the long cross court pass to Rebecca Downer who rips rope from way out, but Bassett led by 1.
[SUPER=33-Bassett/43/Glenvar/47;]Darria Manns for Bassett with the nice pass to Caveka Manns, she is gonna tickle

the twine here.
Glenvar, though, goes on to win it 47-43.
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[S-Valley]


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[VO-NAT wipe to #eng!!!!]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Knights vs. Titans; :00 ]


History was made last night as Hidden valley and Cave Spring met for the first time ever.
The rivalry might be young, but it is already bitter. Allison Rooney dishes to Katelyn [SUPER=33-Hidden Valley/40/Ca

ve Spring/38;]Graham who rips rope to make it 26-25 Titans.
The Knights Christa Weisbart drives hard to the hoops, misses twice and the third time is a charm, two of her game high 15. Graham is then gonna give to Elizabeth Shaw who hits the J for 2 of her team high 10 points.
And the Titans go on to beat the Knights 40 to 38.
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[S-911]


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[WRITER=sma]
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Winston Cup drivers roll into New Hampshire tomorrow to qualify for Sunday's New Hampshire 300. This is the 27th of 36 races of the season
[graphic=911]


And while the points race is tightening, Tony Stewart, deep in the hunt for a championship took time recently to reflect on the tragedies of September 11th.
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[SUPER=01-Tony Stewart/Fifth in Winston Cup Points; :00]
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[OUT Q=...make the country stronger"]
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[House-Fire]


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We have late word that Roanoke County firefighters are battling a house fire in the 53-hundred block of Fallowater Drive at this hour. That's just off Electric Road. We are told the home was engulfed in flames when the first units arrived, but that everyone was safely out of the house.



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