[1-News-Head]

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[V/O-NAT]
Neither of the bodies that turned up this week apparently belongs to Jennifer Short.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]

Also on NEWS 7 tonight: a local teenager charged with scamming EBay customers, four national guard battalions called to war and a local sheriff convicted of assault.

[Sports-head]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
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In sports, qualifying from Kansas City, the Taco Bell 300 is this weekend, Tech and Uva gear up for big games
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[VO-NAT]


and former Big East beas Donavan McNabb feasts his eyes on the biggest contract in NFL history.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


We go from a tropical Friday to a more normal fall-like Saturday. Details ahead.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 3-Shot]


News 7 is next.[Video-Open]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
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[IN Q=Anybody that has]
[RUNS=:10 ]
[OUT Q=related to Jennifer Short]
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[VO-NAT]


Investigations continue following the discovery of two bodies in two day.
But there is no new evidence tonight to suggest either is Jennifer Short.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry. Shannon is off tonight.

[Missing-Girl]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#02-44 TC02:26]
[GRAPHIC=Jennifer Short]


Investigators are waiting for confirmation.
Test results on both sets of remains are still incomplete.
[Double Boxes=Keith and JoeD/Microwave]


But tonight in Henry County, Joe Dashiell reports authorities believe neither of these discoveries will have significance for their investigation.
[Live=JoeD Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Joe1;]
[SUPER=05-Henry Co.;]
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(Rollcue: have to look elsewhere to find Jennifer Short. )
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[IN Q=In West Virginiga]
[SUPER=03-Greenbrier Co., WV; 00]
[SUPER=03-Rockingham Co., NC/Yesterday; 08]
[SUPER=01-Capt. Kimmy Nester/Henry Co. Sheriff's Dept.; 26]
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[OUT Q=anyone can provide us.]
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[Live=JoeD Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Henry Co.;]
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[Double Boxes=Keith and JoeD/Microwave]

((QUESTION: Joe, can you give us any more insight into why Henry County authorities are so confident this body in Greenbrier County is NOT Jennifer Short?))

[EBay-Scam]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-32 TC2:00:45]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A scam that defrauded dozens of E-Bay auction customers has landed two Lynchburg residents in jail and left police looking for two others.
Authorities say 18-year-old Jermal A. Word was auctioning off things like digital cameras and trading cards that he never owned.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


A postal inspector's affidavit says Word's customers mailed payments to four different Lynchburg addresses belonging to Word and his alleged accomplices.
Police searched Word's home on Chambers Street earlier this month, seizing a computer hard drive and numerous documents.
A twelve-count federal indictment handed up yesterday says the group defrauded EBay customers of more than 70-thousand dollars.
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[VA-Guard]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


More Virginia National Guard troops may soon be joining the war on terror.
Four units of the 1st Brigade, 29th Infantry Division got the word today to get ready for a possible one-year mobilization
Two of the battalions are based in Lynchburg, one in Harrisonburg and one in Lexington.
There's NO word on where the soldiers would be sent.

[L'burg-Water]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-31 TC1:04:46]
[GRAPHIC=Water Rest.]


Despite two days of rain, Lynchburg is now in the first stage of a water emergency.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


City manager Kimball Payne today declared the emergency in order to get residents to start voluntarily conserving water.
Citizens are urged to repair leaking faucets and toilets and to run dishwashers and washing machines only if they're fully loaded.
Authorities aren't sure when the restrictions might be lifted.
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[SOT 14:41:58]
[IN Q=I'm not sure]

((STEPHEN BONTRAGER/LYNCHBURG UTILITIES DIRECTOR: I'M NOT SURE HOW LONG IT'S GOING TO LAST. THE LAST FORECAST I HAD SEEN FROM THE STATE AND FROM NOAA, BOTH OF THEM ESTIMATE THAT WE WERE GOING TO HAVE A DRY WINTER, SO IT COULD GO INTO NEXT YEAR YET.))
[SUPER=01-Stephen Bontrager/Lynchburg Utilities Director]
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[OUT Q=next year yet.]
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[VO-NAT]


Bontrager says levels in the Pedlar Reservoir have risen slightly this week, but the city continues to draw 100 percent of its daily water from the James River.
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[Carilion-Bio]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=02-43 TC06:45]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The first signs of work on the Riverside Centre for Research and Technology are now visible.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The center's first tenant, Carilion Health System, has started construction on a five level parking garage and child care center.
The two projects will pave the way for the Carilion Biomedical Institute.
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[SOT9:57]
[IN Q=I would hope in the next year or so]

((ED MURPHY/CARILION CEO & PRESIDENT: I WOULD HOPE IN THE NEXT YEAR OR SO WE WOULD BE IN A POSITION TO SECURE SOME AGREEMENTS FOR PEOPLE WHO WANT TO MOVE INTO THE PARK AND BEGIN ESTABLISHING THE BUSINESS CENTERS WHO WE HOPE WILL BE ABLE TO BE A FOUNDATION OF WHAT WE CAN BUILD ON IN THE FUTURE))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Ed Murphy/Carlion CEO & President]
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[OUT Q=on in the future]
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[VO-NAT]


City officials say the first phase of the project which includes property that fronts along Reserve avenue --is right on schedule.
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[SOT5:18]
[IN Q=We have aquired most]

((DARLENE BURCHAM/CITY MGR.:WE HAVE ACQUIRED MOST OF THAT PROPERTY AND WE'LL HAVE SOME CLEARANCE OCCURRING THERE AND WE EXPECT A NEW BUILDING TO BEGIN CONSTRUCTION EARLY SUMMER LATE SPRING))
[SUPER=01-Darlene Burcham/Roanoke City Manager]
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[OUT Q=late spring]
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[VO-NAT]


Carilion's thousand car garage and child care center are scheduled for completion in November of 2003.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=NONE]


A sheriff in the New River Valley finds himself on the other side of the legal system.
That's next on News 7 at Six.
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((NAT MUSIC))
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Plus we'll check in on a soggy, but hopeful, Floyd World Music Festival.
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[Falls]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=02-27 TC2:01:03]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A local sheriff is convicted of a misdemeanor following a dispute earlier this year with his wife.
Giles County Sheriff Larry Falls was sentenced to 30-days in jail for assault and battery, but the judge then suspended that sentence.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pearisburg;]


Falls was arrested in July after his sister in law, Margie Dowdy, told police he forced his way into her home, looking for his wife Margaret.
The two had been separated for about a month.
Dowdy testified that Falls attacked her after she tried to call police.
But, his attorney says he had no intentions of hurting anyone.
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[SOT 38:44]
[IN Q=he went over]

((JAMES HARTLEY/FALLS' ATTORNEY; HE WENT OVER THERE TO TALK TO HIS WIFE. AND HE WENT OVER THERE TO TELL HER HE LOVED HER AND THAT HE WAS NOT GOING TO HURT HER AND HE SHOULD NOT HAVE GONE, WHEN THEY ASKED HIM TO LEAVE HE SHOULD HAVE LEFT AND HE UNDERSTANDS THAT--HE WAS JUST GUILTY OF LOVING MARGARET FALLS. 38:59))
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Falls is also charged with breaking and entering, which he is appealing.
Falls has served as Sheriff in Giles County for 15 years.

[Drug-Bust]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=02-26 TC1:57:26]
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Police in Martinsville are rounding up more than 30 people following a 7-month investigation of illegal drug trafficking in the city.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville;]


Authorities say they focused their attention on neighborhoods where citizens have complained about illegal drug activity.
A grand jury returned indictments against 33 people and most of the 74 felony charges are related to the sale and distribution of cocaine.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=And I hope]
[SUPER=01-Michael Rogers/Martinsville Police Chief]
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[OUT Q=on illegal drug activity.]
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[VO-NAT]


By mid-afternoon, Martinsville police had arrested about half of the people charged.
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[Motorola]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-41 TC04:51]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]


It was supposed to bring thousands of jobs to Virginia and put the state on the cutting edge.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/1995]


But now comes word Motorola has canceled plans to build a huge computer chip factory in Richmond.
Company officials say the decision was based on economic conditions in the industry.
Motorola plans to sell the property in Goochland County even though it has already spent nearly fifty-million dollars on the project.
The company had planned to hire five thousand workers.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]
Stocks tumbled on a bout of bad corporate news and some uninspiring economic data.=

[TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW plunged 296 points.
NASDAQ lost 22 and a half.
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[Floyd-Fest]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-28 TC1:28:36]
[GRAPHIC=Floyd Festival]

They're singing the blues in Floyd County. Rain may be the biggest act taking the stage at the opening day of the Floyd World Music Festival. The three-day event is featuring musical performers from around the world along with healing arts activities and a tent for children. Rachel Cannon reports it's off to a slow start... though organizers hope it'll pick up.
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[IN Q=MUSIC]
[SUPER=03-Floyd; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sarah Myers/Festival Participant; :18]
[SUPER=01-Kris Hodges/Production Manager; :32]
[SUPER=01-Berkley Brown/Vendor; 1:05]
[SUPER=@Rachel1; 1:15]
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[OUT Q=RC, News 7, Floyd.]

(( NATS - music Accompanying the beating of the drums is the beating down rain. These sounds from a far away place are entertaining a smaller then expected crowd. But among the festival goers, Jenelle and Sarah Myers say it won't dampen their enjoyment of the music.
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[SOT 15:29:00]
[IN Q=WE BROUGHT]

((SARAH MYERS/FESTIVAL PARTICIPANT; WE BROUGHT LOTS OF RAIN GEAR, WE BROUGHT TARPS FOR UNDER THE BLANKETS SO WE'LL BE HERE IN THE RAIN.))
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The wet weather has sent organizers scrambling. It's complicating an already ambitious project of musical performers and artists.
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[SOT 38:30:27]
[IN Q=obviously]

((KRIS HODGES/PRODUCTION MANAGER; OBVIOUSLY GETTING AROUND IN THE MUD IS A LITTLE CHALLENGE BUT MORE THAN THAT ALL ITS YOU KNOW SUNSHINE HELPS.))
[OUT Q=SUNSHINE HELPS.]

The festival site, a 50-acre parcel of land off the Blue Ridge parkway quickly turned to mud. Hay and a positive attitude are helping.
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[SOT 39:15:06]
[IN Q=even though]

((KRIS HODGES/PRODUCTION MANAGER; EVEN THOUGH IT'S RAINING ... IS ALL ABOUT. ))
[OUT Q=ALL ABOUT.]

For vendor Berkley Brown its all about making a living. She travels the East Coast hitting festivals to sell Batiks, an art form from Indonesia. She says they will wait out the weather in her truck, not her tent.
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[SOT 15:33:17]
[IN Q=i think]

((I THINK YOU'RE LOOKING AT IT WHICH IS GOOD WE WERE IN A TENT LAST NIGHT AND GOT A LITTLE WET AND GOT SOME MORE ROOM AND DRY ROOM IN HERE.))
[OUT Q=IN HERE.]
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[SOT 37:05:15]
[IN Q=ORGANIZERS]

((RACHEL CANNON/RCANNON@WDBJ7.COM; ORGANIZERS ARE HOPING THE SKIES CLEAR FOR THE WEEKEND. THAT'S THE FORECAST AND THEY HOPE ALONG WITH THE SUN COMES THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE. RC, NEWS 7, FLOYD.))
[OUT Q=RC, NEWS 7, FLOYD.].))
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=HOLD]

The festival has events scheduled through Sunday afternoon.

[Sports tease]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Dale Junior sets burns a record setting pace at Kansas City, Eagle Donavan McNabb is flying high with the richest NFL contract ever,
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[VO-NAT]


and the fifth ranked Virginia tech Hokies talk about trying to avoid catching the Florida State bug against Western Michigan.
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[S-Qualify]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-133 TC10007]
[GRAPHIC=Nascar]


We start on the track where the Winston Cup cars made a trip to the Kansas Speedway for the second straight year.


[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kansas City, KS/Speed Channel; :00]


Qualifying for Sunday's Protection One 400 took center stage today on the mile and a half tri-oval.
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. went out early in the round of time trials and laid down a quick lap at 177.92 miles per hour to grab the top spot.
Rookie sensation Jimmie Johnson made a run at Junior, but came up just short. He'll start on the outside or row one. Now here's the complete grid for Sunday's race.
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[SUPER=0107-6. Dale Jarrett//7. Sterling Marlin//8. Tony Stewart//9. Mark Martin//10. Jeff Gordon//;]
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[SUPER=0107-11. Rusty Wallace//12. Joe Nemechek//13. Kurt Busch//14. Jeremy Mayfield//15. Jeff Burton//;]
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[SUPER=0107-16. Todd Bodine//17. Steve Park//18. Terry Labonte//19. Ward Burton//20. Ricky Craven//;]
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[SUPER=0107-21. John Andretti//22. Robby Gordon//23. Jack Sprague//24. Jeff Green//25. Tony Raines//;]
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[SUPER=0107-26. Kevin Harvick//27. Matt Kenseth//28. Kenny Wallace//29. Greg Biffle//30. Ricky Rudd//;]
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[SUPER=0107-31. Bobby Labonte//32. Mike Skinner//33. Kyle Petty//34. Dave Blaney//35. Johnny Benson//;]
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[SUPER=0107-41. Jerry Nadeau/Prov/42. Stuart Kirby/Prov/43. Morgan Shepherd/Prov/;]
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[OC....LAST DRIVER]
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[S-Taco]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-132 1:00:06]
[GRAPHIC=Martinsville]


The Late Model Stock Car super bowl hits the Martinsville Speedway Sunday at 3pm when drives compete for the Taco Bell 300 championship.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]


Over a 100 drivers will NOT make the race and those that do should give fans an incredible show.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Clay Campbell/Martinsville Speedway President; :00]
[SUPER=01-Butch Hamlet/Driver of Taco Bell Car; :11]
[SUPER=01-Jimmy Mullins/Finished Third Last Year; :25]
[RUNS=:37]
[OUT Q=......time to go"]
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[S-Mcnabb]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-126 TC11525]
[GRAPHIC=NFL]


To the NFL where today, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb signed a contract extension that makes him the highest paid player in NFL history.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA; :00]


McNabb's deal is a 12 year pact worth 115 million dollars. It includes a twenty million dollar signing bonus for the 2nd overall pick in the 1999 draft.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="To know..]
[SUPER=01-Donovan McNabb/Eagles Quarterback; :00]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=the wonderful green."]
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[S-Graham]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-124 12323tc]
[GRAPHIC=NFL]


Shayne Graham, the former Virginia Tech kicking machine and former Friday Football Extra player of the week is back in the NFL.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Morgantown, WV/1999 Season; :00]

Graham called us this afternoon after getting a call around three o'clock from his agent informing him that he has been signed by the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers normal kicker John Kasey is out for the season after having hernia surgery. Shayne worked out in Charlotte on Tuesday of this week. Once he gets there tonight he will immediately fly to Green Bay and kick against the Packers on Sunday.
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-129 10656tc]
[GRAPHIC=TECH]


Virginia Tech is favored by 21 points in its game at Western Michigan tomorrow - a game that Frank Beamer says could be a trap.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITES]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Vegas Robinson/Va. Tech Linebacker; :31]
[RUNS=:41]
[OUT Q=...TO THAT/]
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[S-UVA]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-127 1:01:16]
[GRAPHIC=UVa]


UVa tries for 10 straight wins at Groves Stadium against Wake Forestat 6:30. UVa linebacker Angelo Crowell is from Winston Salem and Wake linebacker Michael Hamlar is from Roanoke, one of many elements that make this rivalry huge.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Angelo Crowell/UVa's Leading Tackler; :05]
[SUPER=01-Michael Hamlar/Wake Forest Sophomore Linebacker; :17]
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=......pretty well here"]

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