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Coming up on News 7-
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A Roanoke retirement home is the site of a mystery. Police are trying to figure out why a resident, not known to be sick, died. Plus, he was about to move to Blacksburg when an Arlington man wound up in the sites of a killer in Maryland. And, don't like the way things are going at home? Why not strike?
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[ANCHOR=Shan]

News 7 is next.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[SOT 2:49:43]
[IN Q=The entire investigation]

((LT. PHIL PATRONE/ROANOKE CO. POLICE DEPT: THE ENTIRE INVESTIGATION ITSELF JUST LENDS ITSELF FOR US TO LOOK AT IT MORE THAN WE WOULD JUST A NATURAL DEATH.))
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Roanoke County Police investigate a suspicious death at a local retirement home.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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Good evening, I'm Shannon Young. Jean is off tonight.

[Shenandoah-Home]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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It came in as a missing person's case.
Roanoke County Police responded just after noon to Shenandoah Homes off of Williamson Road.
A few hours later, officers found an eighty eight year old woman dead inside the retirement home. [***NEWS 7 @ 11 MONITOR GRAPHIC***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Justin/Pulpit;]


Justin McLeod joins us now with more on this case. Justin, why are investigators treating this death as suspicious?

Shannon, for one she was found dead in someone elses room.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL Pulpit]
[SUPER=@Justin1;]


Other than that, police are remaining tight lipped but they say there are several circumstances that lead them to treat this death suspiciously.
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[***JUSTIN'S MIC HOT***]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


After the initial call of a missing person, police did a room to room search in Shenandoah Homes.
Around 3:30 this afternoon, they found 88 year old Helen O'Dell Cadd dead in a room on the third floor.
Investigators say there were no visible signs of trauma so they've called in the medical examiner to determine the cause of death.
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[SOT 2:49:02]
[IN Q=Right now we're calling]

((LT. PHIL PATRONE/ROANOKE CO. POLICE: RIGHT NOW WE'RE GOING TO TREAT THIS AS A SUSPICIOUS DEATH. WE'VE CALLED THE MEDICAL EXMAINER OUT, DR. EDDINS DID COME OUT AND HE HAS SENT THE BODY OVER TO THE MEDICAL EXAMINER'S OFFICE AND WE WOULD HOPE TO THAT WE WOULD GET AN AUTOPSY IN THE MORNING AND THEN WE WOULD WAIT OF COURSE FOR THE MEDICAL EXAMINER TO GIVE US A DETERMINATION AS TO CAUSE OF DEATH BUT RIGHT NOW THAT IS TRULY UNKNOWN TO US.))
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We do know the victim, Helen O'Dell Cadd, had been a resident at Shenandoah Homes for thirteen years.
Police say there is a possibility she could have died from natural causes but she wasn't known to be sick.
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[LIVE= Justin /FULL Pulpit]


As for the room she was found in, investigators say no other person was in the room at the time of the discovery but they would not say whose room that was.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Justin /Pulpit;]


On other note, police did arrest a man today at Shenandoah Homes on a parole violation out of Chespeake. Police would not say whether that arrest is related to this case. Shannon.

[Missing-Girl]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Investigators in Virginia and North Carolina conducted more interviews today, but there were no new searches as authorities waited for DNA test results in the Jennifer Short case.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;]


The state lab in Roanoke received additional samples on Wednesday, and the results could be available tomorrow afternoon.
Captain Kimmy Nester says it was a day of routine investigation in Henry and Rockingham Counties as officers continued their search for new evidence.
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((CAPT. KIMMY NESTER: SO BASICALLY WE'RE JUST POUNDING THE PAVEMENT TRYING TO DEVELOP CLUES OR LEADS, AWAITING FORENSIC EVIDENCE THAT'S BEEN SENT TO A LAB. SO AS WE AWAIT THE LAB EVIDENCE, WE CONTINUE TO WORK DAY AND NIGHT ON THE CASE.))


[SUPER=01-Capt. Kimmy Nester/Henry Co. Sheriff's Office;]
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[OUT Q=work day and night on the case.]
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Nester would not comment on reports that investigators have searched property just a few miles from the site where the remains of a young girl were discovered last week.
Neighbors say officers have visited the property in recent days, and asked about the man who lived there. He left abruptly soon after Michael and Mary Short were murdered and Jennifer Short disappeared.
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[MD-Shooting]


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One of five people fatally shot in Maryland was soon to have become a resident of Blacksburg. 39-year James "Sonny'' Buchanan was the second victim in a shooting spree that started last night. Buchanan was finishing up his last job as a landscaper in the area before a planned move to the New River Valley. Police are still searching for the killer, who they describe as most likely being highly skilled. Teri Okita has more.
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((IT'S BEEN A BAFFLING DAY FOR POLICE IN MARYLAND WHO BEGAN INVESTIGATING THE FIRST OF THESE FIVE FATAL SHOOTINGS A LITTLE MORE THAN 24 HOURS AGO.
SOT SUPER: CHIEF CHARLES MOOSE/MONTGOMERY COUNTY POLICE

THE VICTIMS WERE GOING ABOUT THEIR DAILY LIVES. THE FIRST MAN WAS SHOT WEDNESDAY EVENING ON HIS WAY TO THE SUPERMARKET, AND THEN THURSDAY MORNING, ANOTHER MAN KILLED WHILE MOWING THE LAWN. STANDUP: HALF AND HOUR LATER, A THIRD MAN WAS SHOT AT THIS GAS STATION WHILE FILLING UP HIS TANK. A SHORT TIME AFTER THAT A WOMAN WAS KILLED AT A NEARBY POST-OFFICE THE MURDER SPREE CONTINUED WHEN ANOTHER WOMAN WAS KILLED WHILE VACUMING HER MINIVAN. THE SHOOTINGS HAPPENED IN BROAD DAYLIGHT AND WITHIN A TEN MILE RADIUS. ONLY ONE SHOT WAS FIRED AT EACH SCENE LEADING INVESTIGATORS TO BELIEVE THE SUSPECT WAS A SKILLED GUNMAN:
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POLICE CONTINUE THEIR SEACH FOR A WHILE DELIVERY TRUCK, SPOTTED BY A WITNESS. THEY'VE STOPPED ALL VEHICLES MATCHING THE DESCRIPTION, BUT SO FAR HAVE COME UP EMPTY HANDED. POLICE ARE OFFERING A 50 THOUSAND DOLLAR REWARD THAT LEADS TO AN ARREST. TERI OKITA, CBS NEWS MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND.))

[Lili]


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Former Hurricane Lili is losing steam.
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The one-time category four hurricane is now a tropical storm with winds below 70 miles an hour. Lili passed through New Iberia, Louisiana, its 92 mile-an-hour winds bringing down a 50-foot-tall Holiday Inn, sign before rapidly losing strength.
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[IN Q=We did see some evidence...]

((ED RAPPAPORT/DEPUTY DIRECTOR, NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER: WE DID SEE SOME EVIDENCE VERY LATE LAST NIGHT THAT THERE WAS SOME DRY AIR COMING INTO THE SYSTEM FORM LOW TO MID LEVELS. WE ALSO SAW A LITTLE BIT OF WIND SHEAR. WE KNOW THE STORM WAS MOVING OVER WATERS NOT QUITE AS WARM AS OVER THE CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO.))
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Although President Bush has declared all of Louisiana a disaster area, residents are relieved Lili wasn't the monster that had been predicted. Louisiana Governor Mike Foster says: ``It looks like we were lucky.'' Further weakening is expected during the next 24 hours.
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[Iraq]


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President Bush is gaining ground in Congress with his request for authority to use force against Iraq.
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The House International Relations Committee has given its approval, and Senate leaders are predicting wide margins of

bipartisan support. The House panel brushed aside several efforts to weaken the measure which will go to the full House next week. Meantime, the U-N Security Council has been getting a briefing from its chief weapons inspector who wants to resume inspections within two weeks.
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((HANS BLIX/CHIEF U-N WEAPONS INSPECTOR: IT WOULD BE AWKWARD IF WE WERE DOING INSPECTIONS AND A NEW MANDATE, NEW DIRECTIVES WOULD ARRIVE.))
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The United States and Britain want Blix to hold off until the security council gives him a new mandate to search for weapons of mass destruction.


[Cohen]


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Former defense secretary William Cohen says the inspections are not about giving Saddam Hussein one last chance.. but *are* about making the United Nations step up and do its job.
The Iraq debate was the focus of Cohen's speech in Lynchburg tonight.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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(( He spent more than two decades in Congress and another four years at the Pentagon as President Clinton's Secretary of Defense.
So when Bill Cohen talks about international affairs, people usually listen.
Cohen's speech at Lynchburg College was especially timely as America debates how best to handle Saddam Hussein and the threat Iraq poses to the U-S and the world.
Cohen says we must act multilaterally when we can... unilaterally when we must.
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((WILLIAM COHEN/FORMER DEFENSE SECRETARY: THE BEST WAY TO PREVENT WAR IS FOR ALL OF THESE COUNTRIES TO SAY WE DID PASS THESE RESOLUTIONS, HE HASN'T COMPLIED, HE THREW THE INSPECTORS OUT.. MAKE ALL OF THEM STAND BEHIND THE RULE OF LAW. AND IF THEY'RE UNWILLING TO ENFORCE THEIR OWN RULES, THEN WHAT DOES THAT LEAVE IN THE WAY OF OPTIONS FOR THE UNITED STATES?))
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Living in a free and open society has its benefits and its burdens, says Cohen.. 9-11 showed us that.
The question Americans now face is how best to live our lives while preparing for the worst.
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((COHEN: THAT WE TALK ABOUT IT OPENLY AND TRY TO ALERT PEOPLE WITHOUT ALARMING PEOPLE. THIS HAS TO BE DONE, WE HAVE TO PREPARE OURSELVES FOR THIS, BECAUSE THIS IS THE THREAT WE'RE GOING TO FACE IN THE FUTURE WITH THE SPREAD OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION. ))
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And it matters not who's wielding those weapons, Cohen says, because everyone is a potential target.
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((COHEN: WE HAVE TO DO A BETTER JOB IN TALKING TO OUR ALLIES THAT THIS IS NOT A WAR BY AL QAEDA OR THE TERRORIST GROUPS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES, THIS IS A WAR AGAINST OUR WAY OF LIFE, OUR COLLECTIVE CIVILIZATIONS AND THEY HAVE TO BE IN THIS WITH US.))
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Military force should be a last resort says Cohen.. and even then we may never know if we've won the war on terrorism.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))
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Jerry Falwell says he was just being honest.
More on his criticism of the founder of Islam when News 7 returns.
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((NAT GUNSHOT))
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[VO-NAT]


Plus we'll follow some local weekend warriors as they train to join the war on terror.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports office. Coming up, the Express and the Renegades throw down for the second straight night. Tuesday night at the hoop highlights, plus a repeat World Series champ may not be in the Cards for Arizona. Chip Sullivan had an impressive card today at Kingsmill, and this Heritage football star signs on the dotted line. All that and more in sports.))

[Terrorist-Attacks]


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There were supposed to be three attacks on the United States, each worst than the last.
That's what sources say John Walker Lindh and other al-Qaida and Taliban prisoners are telling investigators.
Sources say the claims have not been corroborated, and that hey suspect it's disinformation or folklore circulated among foot soldiers.

[VA-guard]


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Meanwhile, local units of the Virginia Army National Guard are training to join the war on terror.
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[VO-NAT]
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Close to two-hundred soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 116th Infantry based in Lynchburg are joining Operation Enduring Freedom.
The troops will be deployed for at least one year starting November 1st.
Soldiers reported today to Fort Pickett for processing and training.
They will soon be leaving their wives, friends and children.
Most say it's worth it.
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[SUPER=01-Joe Corriveau/William Campbell High School Teacher; :11]
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The troops don't know yet what their mission or final destination will be.
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[Falwell-Muhammad]


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The Reverend Jerry Falwell is standing behind his statement that the founder of Islam was a quote- "terrorist.''
Falwell made the comment about Mohammad during an interview with "60 Minutes'' scheduled to air Sunday.
C-B-S released a partial transcript today.
In an interview with The Associated Press, Falwell says he was asked directly if he thought Mohammad was a terrorist, and that he tried to answer honestly.
Falwell says it's not something he would ever put in a sermon or a book.
He says he's often said that most Muslims abhor terrorism, and want peace and tranquility for their families.
A spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relation says anyone is free to be a bigot.

[UN-Shots]


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A Korean-American postal employee from Illinois is under arrest for allegedly opening fire in front of United Nations headquarters in New York.
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[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]

Authorities say he emptied a 7-shot pistol and threw leaflets on the ground before being tackled by U-S Secret Service agents. There were no injuries, but shots hit at least two upper floors of the building. Several shots narrowly missed U-N employees inside the Secretariat building. The leaflets were handwritten in English and denounced ``starvation and dictatorial suppression'' in North Korea.
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[Blood-Supply]


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Virginia Blood Services has lifted a quarantine that it imposed on a portion of its blood supply after a surgery patient died at the University of Virginia Medical Center.
At least one other patient experienced a mild fever after a transfusion.
The blood bank now says its investigation shows there is NO evidence of any contamination in the blood supply.
The service says the problem is an isolated incident and that it may never know the cause.
Virginia Blood Services supplies blood for hospitals in Lexington, Staunton, Waynesboro, Charlottesville and Farmville.
[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Fewer jets will be flying out of the Roanoke Regional Airport.
Find out why when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus what happens when your spouse doesn't pull his or her weight around the house?
One wife went on strike.
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[Car-Chase]


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Two Ohio teenagers are in custody tonight after leading authorities on a high- speed chase.
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[VO-NAT 13:44:37 (from promo)]
[SUPER=03-Mansfield, OH]

The ordeal was caught on tape by the camera in a state trooper's cruiser. The chase lasted ten minutes while the suspects reached speeds of 120- miles- per- hour. It ended when the Mercury the two boys were riding in crashed into two other vehicles. No one was injured in the chase.
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[Bomb-Arrests]


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Virginia Tech police say what appears to be a prank... has two students in jail.
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[VO-NAT]


Freshmen Corey Cameron and Kyle Pruett were arrested around one-o-clock this morning...
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

after a witness told police he saw them place a homemade bomb inside a newspaper box.
Police later recovered three more bombs around campus... after students reported they heard a loud boom.
Officers say the bombs were made out of plastic bottles, some type of liquid substance and aluminum foil.
Both men are charged with four counts of manufacturing an explosive device.
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[US-Airways]


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Regional jet service is losing some steam at the Roanoke Regional Airport.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

U-S Airways is replacing its jet service to Charlotte, North Carolina with Dash-8 Turboprop flights. They will increase the number from five to seven each weekday. Airport officials say they're disappointed but that it's a cost effective move for the airline .... part of a restructuring plan since filing for bankruptcy in August. The number of seats flying to Charlotte remains the same but officials say regional jet service has a better reputation.
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[Novozymes]


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A biotech company is positioning some of its newest technology out of Roanoke County.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

Novozymes' new 12-million dollar facility is in the County's Center for Research and Technology The company develops products using microbes. One promising discovery is a microbe lawn fertilizer which has made Novozyme's grass quite green ... despite the drought. Novozymes officials say they also considered Raleigh, North Carolina as the base of the microbe research before choosing the Roanoke Valley.
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[S-Extra]


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Coming up in sports, a first look at the Roanoke Express, girls hoops from Vinton and Roanoke County, plus a look at the week six high school football schedule, but first in tonight's extra point,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Williamsburg/ESPN; :00]


Ashley Plantation's Chip Sullivan fired a 4-under par 67 today in Williamsburg at the Michelob Championship. Sullivan made four straight birdies at one point on the front side. He trails first round leader David Duval by just 3 shots.
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[go to scores] [go to break]
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Wednesday night the Roanoke Express whipped the Richmond Renegades 7 to 2 in Richmond. Last night the two met again as the fans in Roanoke got their first look at the new look Express.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Renegades vs. Express; :00]


Don't tell these guys that the exhibition season doesn't mean anything.
It took just 48 seconds for the Express to get on the board when, Tim O'Connell records the unassisted tally and Roanoke led 1-nothing.
Perry Florio liked that and I bet he liked this. Things got fun. Roanoke's David Silverstone mixes it up. I think he came out on the short end though.
The Express may have lost the fight but they won the game.
Rick Kowalsky scores again for Roanoke and the Express beats the Renegades for the second straight
[SUPER=38-Richmond/1/Roanoke/6/;]

night 6 to 1.
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[S-Girls]


[ANCHOR=travis]
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There was a full slate of girls hoops across the region last night. We start in Roanoke County where Cave Spring and Hidden Valley wrote the next chapter in their short history.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Lady Knights vs. Lady Titans; :00]


Hidden Valley won the previous meeting between the two.
The Titans got off to a good start in this one. Elizabeth Shaw drives, stops and pops the jumper for a deuce giving Hidden Valley a one point in the fourth quarter.
The Lady Knights then in transition. Kaitlin Long slings the long heave to Megan Downey who lays in the chippie and Cave Spring was back on top.
Maria Migliarese comes right back, knocking down a turnaround jumper for Hidden Valley.
With time winding down, Kaitlin Long follows up the miss with the putback plus the foul. That tied the game at 45 with 3 and a half seconds left. Long then knocks in the free throw and that would be the
[SUPER=33-Cave Spring/46/Hidden Valley/45/;]

difference as Cave Spring survives 46 to 45.
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[S-Byrd]


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[WIPE to ENG!!]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/Lady Cougars vs. Lady Terriers; :00]


In Vinton, William Byrd tried to take a bite out of Pulaski County.
The Terriers Stephanie Ott hits Lacole Board and she tickles the twine from mid range and Byrd was on the board early.
Misty Neal answered for the Lady Cougars with the nice move inside.
[SUPER=33-Pulaski Co./39/William Byrd/40/;]

But the Terriers too much in this one. Jennifer Schenk scores and Byrd hangs on to win 40 to 39.
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[S-Watson]


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National signing day for high school football players isn't until February, but Heritage offensive lineman L.A. Watson has already decided to attend East Carolina next season.
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[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]


Watson verbally committed to the Pirates this afternoon. At 6-5, 280 pounds, he bench presses 415 pounds and runs a 5-oh 40. Watson is a senior playing his first full season of varsity football. Several factors went into his decision to play at East Carolina.
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Watson and his Heritage teammates take on cross town rival Brookville tomorrow night, part of a schedule which includes several big matchups. Here's the Week Six lineup with the home team on the bottom of each matchup.
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[S-FSU]


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In the college ranks, Florida State looked to avoid the upset bug for the second straight week last night in a key ACC clash with Clemson.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tallahassee, FL/ESPN; :00]


Bowden Bowl Four turned into a shootout.
Check out Clemson quarterback Willie Simmons. He avoids the rush and finds Derrick Hamilton in the endzone for the touchdown and the Tigers led 24-21 late in the second quarter.
Just 18 seconds later, FSU's Chris Rix hits his favorite target Talman Gardner for six and the Noles were back on top headed to the lockerroom.
Greg Jones went over from a yard out to start the third quarter and Florida State cruises from there. The
[SUPER=36-Clemson/31/Florida St./48/;]

Seminoles win it 48 to 31 and Papa Bobby goes to 4 and oh against son Tommy.
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[S-MLB]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-131 TC]
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On to the baseball diamond where the defending World Series champs are one game away from elimination.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Phoenix, AZ/ABC Family; :00]


J-D Drew helped the Cardinals jump on top of Arizona and Curt Schilling yesterday with this solo homerun in the 3rd inning.
It stayed 1-nothing until the 8th when Quentin McCracken delivered an RBI double off the wall in right. That tied things at one, but not for long.
Miguel Cairo smacked a game winning single in the ninth for Saint Louis that plated Edgar Renteria. The
[SUPER=35-Saint Louis/2/Arizona/1/;]

Cardinals win it 2-1 and now lead the best of five series, 2 games to none.
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[Wife-Strike]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
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An Indiana woman says she's tired of doing all the housework so she's trying to teach her husband a lesson..
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[VO-NAT 15:36:04]
[SUPER=03-Albany, IN]

by going on strike. Kathy Thompson says she adores her husband, but when it comes to doing things around the house she has some complaints. She says she doesn't think the majority of housework should always fall upon the wife's shoulders.
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[SOT 15:37:01]
[IN Q=She goes to work]

((KATHY THOMPSON/WIFE ON STRIKE: SHE GOES TO WORK, COMES HOME, PICKS UP THE KIDS. SHE GOES HOME, COOKS, CLEANS, BATHES THE KIDS AND THE HUSBAND CAN COME HOME AND RELAX IF HE WANTS TO OR GRAB A BEER AND SAY, 'HONEY, WHAT'S FOR SUPPER?'))


[SUPER=01-Kathy Thompson/Wife On Strike]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=what's for supper]
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[VO-NAT]

Kathy's husband says he knows it will take some negotiating to resolve the situation but that he's willing to change his ways.
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[SOT 15:37:44]
[IN Q=I know I'm]

((GARY THOMPSON/HUSBAND: I KNOW I'M GONNA HAVE TO START TELLING HER I LOVE HER MORE. AND PROBABLY TAKE HER ON A NICE TRIP SOMEWHERE AND SPEND SOME QUALITY TIME, I RECKON.))
[SUPER=01-Gary Thompson/Husband;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=time, I reckon]
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[VO-NAT 15:36:52 (bed video)]

And, of course, Kathy's side of the bed was made. (------------)