[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

A local woman will pay for a drunk driving death with 20-years of her own life.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And, a former Roanoke musician isn't tooting her own horn but she *is* making noise about her dismissal from the symphony.
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[Sports-head]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


In sports, Parry McCluer has a new head football coach, the Hokies talk about the hospitality that awaits them in Texas,
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[VO-NAT]


and the Redskins fall to 1 and 1 on the season after a dominating performance by the Eagles.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


Our forecast is a bit unsettled with showers popping up for the next few days and a new storm is forming near Jamaica. Details ahead.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Ms. Arrington received]
[RUNS=:10 ]
[OUT Q=satisfied with that.]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


A Bedford County woman becomes the first person in the state to be convicted of a D-U-I murder.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Now she's headed to prison for 20 years.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Shannon Young.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And I'm Keith Humphry.
[Arrington]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=02-33 TC1:55:38]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Viki Lynn Arrington's blood alcohol level was near four times the legal limit when she drove the wrong way for several miles on Route 460 last September.
[ANCHOR=SHannon 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co./September 28]


Arrington's car collided head on with a motorcycle driven by Carol Elizabeth Minton.
Minton died the next day.
Arrington had been convicted of driving under the influence twice before.
She also was driving on a suspended license.
The prosecutor said all those factors merited the D-U-I murder conviction.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=yes a twenty]
[SUPER=01-Wes Nance/Prosecutor; :00]
[SUPER=01-Barton Reynolds/Minton Family Spokesman; :16]
[RUNS=:28]
[OUT Q=extended family members.]
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[VO-NAT]


Arrington was given a 30 year prison term, with ten years suspended.
She is also the subject of a three-million dollar wrongful death lawsuit filed by the victim's husband.
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[Campbell-Business]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=New Jobs]


25 new jobs are headed to Brookneal with the arrival of a new textile company.
Jensen Activewear will occupy the old Bassett-Walker building which has been vacant for about two years.
Jensen makes t-shirts and currently has a five-year contract to make clothing for the Defense Department.
The company will spend 250-thousand dollars outfitting the plant and hire 25 people right away.
Plans call for the creation of up to 200 jobs within the next two and a half years.

[Haleos]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=02-34 TC32:37]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]


The new owners of a Blacksburg company that filed for bankruptcy earlier this year say the name has changed but, the address will stay the same.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/File Tape;]


Officials say the Shipley Company out of Massachusetts WILL MOVE into the old Haleos building, the company it bought out last month.
The Industrial Development Authority of Montgomery County approved the lease today.
Officials say the details of the lease have not been finalized, but they hope to do so by the end of the week.

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[Haz-Mat]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=02-37 TC22:43]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A toxic chemical leak shut down Interstate 81 near Bristol this afternoon.
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[TAKE MAP FULL]
The highway is closed in both directions around Exit 7, after a truck spilled a small amount of hydrochloric acid.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bristol]


No one was evacuated, but people living nearby were told to stay in their homes.
Traffic has been shifted over to Route 11 until hazardous materials crews complete the cleanup.
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[Blues-Jazz]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=02-31 TC52:06]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Saturday's rainfall kept the crowds away from a festival in downtown Roanoke, but organizers aren't singing the blues.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Saturday]


A mid-morning cloudburst, and the day-long threat of showers cut attendance for the Taste of the Blue Ridge Blues and Jazz Festival... and there wasn't enough rain to trigger the event's insurance policy.
Still, organizers say they can handle the shortfall.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We collected about half]

((BILL CARDER/ROANOKE SPECIAL EVENTS COMMITTEE: WE COLLECTED ABOUT HALF OF WHAT WE DID LAST YEAR, AND IT'LL PROBABLY LEAVE US IN THE HOLE ABOUT TEN OR FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS, BUT THAT'S NOTHING THE SPECIAL EVENTS COMMITTEE CAN'T, WE HAD THAT BANKED ALREADY. WE JUST FELT VERY VERY GOOD ABOUT THE EVENT ITSELF. IT WENT OFF VERY WELL.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Carder/Roanoke Special Events Committee; ]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=It went off very well.]
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[VO-NAT]


Planning is already under way for next year's festival, and Carder says the special events committee may consider some changes, such as moving the tasting event to Sunday so more restaurants can participate.
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[Bhutto]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#02-32 TC1:43:52]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A former head of state is in our area tonight speaking at Roanoke College.
Benazir Bhutto was prime minister of Pakistan, the first woman to head the government of an Islamic state.
Her goverment was overthrown in 1996, with financial help from Osama Bin Laden.
[Double Boxes=Keith and Rachel/Microwave]


Rachel Cannon caught up with her before her speech.
What did she have to say?
[Live=Rachel Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Rachel1;]
[SUPER=05-Salem;]
( ad lib)
(Rollcue:she will be arrested. )
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Benazir Bhutto/Former Pakistani Prime Minister; ]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=of the democratic process.]
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[VO-NAT]

[***Rachel's Mic Hot***]
[SUPER=03-Salem]
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[RUNS=:30]
[OUTQ=Bhutto's speech]
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[Live=Rachel Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Salem;]
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[Double Boxes=Keith and Rachel/Microwave]



[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]


Still ahead on News 7 at Six, the opening movement in the legal battle between the Roanoke Symphony and a fired musician.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Plus school kids across the country come together to show their patriotism.
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[Voter-Drive]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=02-26 TC1:42:28]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-SHot]


Virginia Western already has plans for its portion of a bond issue on the November ballot.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT :21]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The institution was one of 23 across the state to hold a voter registration drive today. Student Government also wanted to get the word out about a nearly one Billion dollar General Obligation Bond, 159-million dollars of which would go towards capital projects and improvements at community colleges. Virginia Western would receive close to 9-million dollars.
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[SOT 15:04:24-15:04:37]
[IN Q=We have about four buildings...]

((CARL-HEINZ WYZISK/PRES., STUDENT GOVERNMENT: WE HAVE ABOUT FOUR BUILDINGS... SOME OF WHICH ARE 41-YEARS OLD, THAT WE NEED TO RENOVATE AND MAKE THE SPACE MORE USEABLE AND EFFECTIVE.))
[SUPER=01-Carl-Heinz Wyzisk/Student Government President;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=more useable and effective.]
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[VO-NAT :09]

The referendum also specifies funding for some state parks and museums. Wyzisk (WIE-zihk) plans to hold more voter registration drives in the near future.
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[Warner]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=02-39 TC12:56]
[GRAPHIC=None]


State workers are getting a chance to tell Governor Warner how they feel about the budget cuts that could claim their jobs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Warner will meet with about 200 state workers tomorrow.
The governor will be taking their questions as well as hearing their concerns.
Warner is looking to cut 1-point-5 billion dollars from the budget.
And that's likely to mean more layoffs for state employees.
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[SOT 15:43:31]

((JOAN DENT/VIRGINIA GOVERNMENTAL EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION: A VERY SMALL PIECE OF THE STATE BUDGET IS ACTUALLY STATE EMPLOYEES AND STATE AGENCIES. BUT THAT'S BECAUSE THE OTHERS ARE GENERALLY MORE MANDATED THAN STATE AGENCIES. THAT'S WHERE THEY HAVE TO LOOK. THAT'S WHERE THE CONTROL IS. I THINK IN A LOT OF CASES, STATE EMPLOYEES DO FEEL THEY BEAR THE BRUNT OF ANY BUDGET CRISIS.))
[SUPER=01-Joan Dent/VA Governmental Employees Assoc.]
[RUNS=:21]
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[VO-NAT]


Warner's spokeswoman says tomorrow's meeting should help morale.
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[Horn-Player]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-27 1:44:08]
[GRAPHIC=None]

[***ANCHOR TAG***] A Circuit Judge will decide whether a member of the Roanoke Symphony must be re-instated after she was let go last season. The court today declined to dismiss the case brought by French Horn player Carolyn Clark.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Clark needs a]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Carolyn Clark/French Horn Player; :18]
[SUPER=04-December 2001; :32]
[RUNS=1:15]
[OUT Q=It's like paradise.]

(( Clark needs a wheelchair to get around, but even SHE'S not sure that's an issue in this case. It didn't come up in court. Crippling arthritis and injuries from an automobile accident have sapped her strength, however, and may have contributed to the perception that she's not as strong a musician as she once was.
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[SOT 9:09:55]
[IN Q=]

((I'VE TRIED REALLY HARD TO HANG ONTO TO MY MUSIC, BECAUSE IT'S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IN MY LIFE. AND I HAVE PRACTICED HARDER AND WORKED HARDER AND I THINK THERE'S NOTHING WRONG WITH MY PLAYING. IT TAKES MORE EFFORT, BUT I THINK I'VE MAINTAINED.)) [RUNS:12]
[OUT Q=]

She LIVES in New York. Like many of the musicians in the Roanoke Symphony, she commuted here for 14 years. The orchestra would pay her expenses, and paid her 64-dollars per performance. She says she'd have made the trip without pay.
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[SOT 9:06:35]
[IN Q=]

((I WANT TO PLAY. MUSIC IS MY WHOLE LIFE. THAT'S WHAT I LOVE DOING. IF I WANTED TO MAKE MONEY I'D HAVE GONE INTO ANOTHER PROFESSION.)) [RUNS:09]
[OUT Q=]

Money's still not the issue, she says. She doesn't want monetary compensation. She wants her chair in the orchestra back. She'd love to live in Roanoke and play with the Roanoke Symphony.
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[SOT 9:11:25]
[IN Q=]

((THIS WOULD BE A GREAT PLACE TO RAISE A SON. THE FOOD'S GREAT. THE PEOPLE ARE GREAT. I JUST CAN'T SAY ENOUGH GOOD THINGS ABOUT IT. THE SCENERY, THE MOUNTAINS, BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY. IT'S LIKE PARADISE.)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=It's like paradise.]))
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=None]

Judge Jim Swanson could award her damages, some amount of money. If it comes down to that, though, Clark's lawyer, Paul Beers, will ask that the case be heard by a jury.

[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A drop in industrial production and a profit warning from McDonald's sent a shiver through Wall Street. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


The DOW dropped 173 points.
NASDAQ fell 16.
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[Health-Award]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=02-28 TC1:15:08]
[GRAPHIC=None]


When there wasn't a primary care provider in Northwest Roanoke... he helped open a health center.
When residents didn't have a ride to the doctor ... he started the Care Ride Program.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


For years Pastor Bill Lee has been dedicated to improving not only the health of his congregation but the community.


And that's why he was awarded this year's Community Health Award.
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[SOT15:13:16]
[IN Q=For his tremednous contributions]

((DR. MOLLY O'DELL/DISTRICT HEALTH DIRECTOR; FOR HIS TREMENDOUS CONTRIBUTIONS FOR PROMOTING HEALTH IN THE NW SECTION OF ROANOKE CITY WHERE MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY IN MANY AREAS EXCEEDS THE REST OF THE CITY AND THE STATE))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Molly O'Dell/District Health Director]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=city and the state]
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[VO-NAT]


Through his efforts, the Kuumba Community Health and Wellness Center has made health care affordable for more than 3-thousand patients.
And the parish nurse at his church has given hundreds access to low cost medication and other health services.
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[SOT12:06:11]
[IN Q=In a country like ours with]

((PASTOR BILL LEE/LOUDON AVE. CHRISTIAN CHURCH; IN A COUNTRY LIKE OURS WITH ALL OUR RICHES THAT PERSON OUGHT TO BE ABLE TO GET DECENT HEALTH CARE))
[SUPER=01-Pastor Bill Lee/Loudon Ave. Christian Church]
[RUNS=05]
[OUT Q=decent health care]
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[VO-NAT]


Lee is now in the process of joining forces with 16 other churches to start a city wide health cabinet.
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[Traffic-Advisory]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Another traffic advisory to tell you about tonight.
State Police say the northbound exit ramp at exit 150-B on Interstate 81 is closed.
A dump truck snagged some power lines.
The ramp will be closed for about the next 2 hours.

[Sports tease]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


More on the pepper spray incident at redskins park last night, the Redskins linebacking crew comments on Donavan's dominating performance,
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[VO-NAT]


and the Hokies are on the road to Texas to learn about bigtime home field advantage.
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[S-Hokies]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-133 5129TC]
[GRAPHIC=TECH/TEXAS A&M]


Virginia Tech's respect for Texas A&M and the school's storied past is truly sincere this week. And Mike Stevens says, so too, is the reality that the Hokies must have a passing game to survive on Saturday.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=04-Texas A&M In White; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bryan Randall/214 Yards Passing This Season; :14]
[SUPER=01-Lee Suggs/Averaging 110 Yards a Game; :25]
[SUPER=03-College Station, TX; :30]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/16th Season at Virginia Tech; :51]
[SUPER=@mike1; 1:04]
[RUNS=1:29]
[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[S-UVA]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-132 51:51]
[GRAPHIC=UVa]


Virginia head football coach Al Groh is preparing his Cavaliers for Saturday's three PM game against Akron. He said this week that Marques Hagans is now second string and that Matt Schaub is his starting quarterback.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Al Groh/UVa Head Football Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=......talent to the team"]
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[S-Redskins]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-126 1:06:51]
[GRAPHIC=Redskins]


The Washington Redskins head into week three to prepare for the San Francisco 49ers a more humbled team.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Redskins Park/ABC; :00]


The Skins were beaten 37-7 by the Eagles last night. Washington's talented linebacking group watched Donavan McNabb account for three touchdowns and pass for 292.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Steve Spurrier/Redskins Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Lavar Arrington/Redskins Linebacker; :20]
[SUPER=01-Jessie Armstead/Redskins Linebacker; :36]
[RUNS=:45]
[OUT Q=......2 different funerals"]
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[S-Pepper]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=sp-125 53:08]
[GRAPHIC=none]
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[VO-NAT wipe to #eng!!!!!!!!]
[SUPER=03-Redskins Park/Last Night; :00]


The only thing that slowed down the Eagles was pepper spray that spread through the Philadelphia bench after a cop sprayed it while trying to break up a fight in the stands in the fourth quarter.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Andy Reed/Eagles Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=......little spooky"]
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[S-Clay]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-130]
[GRAPHIC=Martinsville sppedway]

Last night Martinsville Speedway president Clay Campbell spoke to the Roanoke Valley Sports about his September 29th Taco Bell 300 and his October 20th Winston Cup race. He also commented on the problems New Hampshire is having with the sealer.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Clay Campbell/Martinsville Speedway President; :00]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=........putting on it""]
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[S-Ewing]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-129 10326TC]
[GRAPHIC=FFE]


And finally tonight, one of Friday Football Extra's teams has changed it head coach just three weeks into the season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Friday Football Extra; :00]

News 7 Sports has learned tonight that Parry McCluer high school has replaced head coach Ron Loy with one of his top assistants Billy Thomas. Loy shown on the left of the screen and Thomas on the right hand side have struggled mightily this season with to make the Blues competitive. Parry McCluer opened the season with 3 straight losses in which the Blues were outscored 132 to 7. Thomas will be on the sideline Friday night against Alleghany.
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[Pledge]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-33 TC1:00:53]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Roanoke County school children today showed their true colors are red, white and blue...
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
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[SOT 1:43:30 - :33]
[IN Q=I pledge]

((I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG.))
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]
[RUNS=:03]
[OUT Q=to the flag.]
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[VO-NAT]


460 voices at Mountain View Elementary chimed in on a nationwide "Pledge Across America."
President Bush and Secretary of Education Rod Paige called on kids everywhere to recite the pledge with them at 2 this afternoon.
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[BUMP SOTS]
[IN Q=IT feels good.]
[SOT 1:53:16]

((KACEY GALLAGHER/3RD GRADER: IT FEELS GOOD.)) ((JENI CHURCH/TEACHER: THIS IS AN IMPORTANT THING FOR US... AND WE FEEL THAT BEING A GOOD CITIZEN IS PART OF OUR DAILY LIVES IN KINDERGARTEN AND PRESCHOOL ALL THE WAY UP TO TEACHERS.))
[SUPER=01-Jeni Church/Teacher; :03]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=up to teachers.]
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[VO-NAT]


A retired California teacher started the nationwide pledge a decade ago.
But it didn't catch on until after September 11th last year. (------------)