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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up on News 7-
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The first pictures of the man wanted for questioning in the Short family murders-
President Bush speaks to America tonight- telling why action is needed against Iraq.
And it's the great pumpkin Charlie Brown---- seems to be true in Iowa.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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((I'M QUITE SURE WE'LL GET TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS EVENTUALLY.))
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A North Carolina man wanted for questioning in the murders of Jennifer Short and her parents attempts to defend himself in a Canadian courtroom.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[Bowman]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Today's hearing gives viewers a chance to see and hear from Garrison "Gary" Bowman-- the North Carolina carpenter described by local authorities as a possible witness in the Short investigation. Bowman was arrested in Canada on an unrelated immigration violation-- after rolling his van while allegedly driving under the influence. Today a judge decided whether he can be detained any longer. [***BOWMAN MONITOR GRAPHIC***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Teresa /Pulpit;]

Teresa Hamilton is here now with more on today's hearing. Jean, local investigators are satisfied with the outcome of today's hearing.
[LIVE= TEresa /FULL Pulpit]
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A judge has ordered that Bowman be held for another seven days-- a conclusion drawn after learning about Bowman's background.
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(( Canadian immigration officials made their case for keeping 66- year old Gary Bowman in custody during an afternoon hearing. They described Bowman as a possible flight risk-- saying he has a history of NOT showing up for scheduled court appearances. During the hearing-- Bowman was also described as a possible danger to the public.
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Canadian immigration officials say authorities in Virginia and North Carolina want to question Bowman about an alleged
business deal he had with the Shorts-- who owned a business moving mobile homes.
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((CANADIAN IMMIGRATION OFFICIAL: HE HAD A BUSINESS DEALING WITH THE SHORTS, AND HE'S SAID TO HAVE A BUSINESS DEALING THAT WENT SOUR, AND AS A RESULT IS SAID TO HAVE SHOT THESE PEOPLE... AGAIN THIS IS A POSSIBILITY.)) [RUNS17]
[OUT Q= THIS IS A POSSIBLITY.]

According to Bowman's landlord-- Bowman had threatened to kill a mobile home mover from Virginia. In court-- the 66- year old carpenter appeared to dismiss any allegations leveled against him.
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((GARY BOWMAN: I'M A SUSPECT IN THIS MURDER IN VIRGINIA OR NORTH CAROLINA AND I'M QUITE SURE WE'LL GET OT THE BOTTOM OF THIS EVENTUALLY BECAUSE I SEE HERE THAT THE PERSON HAS GIVEN FALSE INFORMATION TO THE FBI AND THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT IN NORTH CAROLINA SO THIS WE WILL GET OT THE BOTTOM OF THANK YOU.)) [RUNS26]
[OUT Q =THANK YOU.]

After the hearing-- Bowman was led away in handcuffs and will remain in custody for another seven days at which point another detention hearing can be held... to possibly keep him in custody for another 30-days. ))
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[LIVE= Teresa /FULL Pulpit]

Local authorities hope to travel to Canada to interview Bowman sometime this week.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Teresa /Pulpit;]

Jean, as you just heard-- in court Bowman described himself as a suspect in this case. But all authorities have ever said is that he's wanted for questioning as a possible witness.

[Canada-Law]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jda]
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Garrison Bowman hasn't been charged in connection with the Short case, but that possibility could complicate his return to the United States.
Canadian Courts have been reluctant to extradite individuals who could face the death penalty here.
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Mark Drumbl (DRUM-bull) is a native of Canada and an assistant professor of law at Washington and Lee University.
Though the two countries have an extradition treaty, Drumbl says, the death penalty remains a major sticking point.
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((MARK DRUMBL/W&L ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF LAW; YOU CAN'T PREDICT THE OUTCOME OR EVEN WHETHER THESE ISSUES WILL BE LITIGATED, BUT WHAT I CAN SAY IS THAT IT IS AN ISSUE.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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In one recent case, Canadian courts refused to extradite two Canadian citizens who were accused of capital murder in Washington, DCTERMS.
In that case, Drumbl says the court cited international law, and ruled it was not in keeping with the Canadian constitution to send individuals to the U.S. to face the death penalty.

[Short-Funeral]


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Meanwhile, authorities are making arrangements to return Jennifer Short's remains to her family so she can be buried.
Relatives have set a tentative date of Friday night for visitation and Saturday at 1:00 for her funeral service at the Martinsville Church of God.

[Bush-Speech]


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President Bush is speaking to America tonight- saying his administration has a well thought out plan for dealing with Saddam Hussein.
As Teri Okita reports- he also answered critics who want to know why the U-S should act against Iraq now.
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((IN HIS ADDRESS TO THE NATION, PRESIDENT BUSH FIRED OFF REASONS WHY HE THINKS IRAQ POSES AN IMMINENT AND UNIQUE THREAT TO THE U-S AND THE WORLD. AMONG THEM SADDAM HUSSEIN'S CONTINUED DEFIANCE OF U-N RESOLUTIONS AND HIS STOCKPILING OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION. Bush: Facing clear evidence of peril, we cannot wait for the final proof, the smoking gun, that could come in the form of a mushroom cloud. MR. BUSH SENT A CLEAR MESSAGE TO SADDAM'S MILITARY COMMANDERS THAT THEY SHOULD THINK BEFORE THEY ACT URGING THEM TO DEFY ORDERS, ESPECIALLY IF THEY INVOLVE THE USE OF BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL WEAPONS. PRESIDENT BUSH REPEATED CALLS FOR REGIME CHANGE, DESCRIBING SADDAM AS A HOMICIDAL DICTATOR. Bush: On Saddam's orders, opponents have been decapitated, wives and mothers of political opponents have been systematically raped as a method of intimidation, and political prisoners have been forced to watch their own children being tortured. THE PRESIDENT HOPES TO GARNER OVERWHELMING SUPPORT FROM CONGRESS WHEN IT TAKES UP A VOTE ON IRAQ LATER THIS WEEK AND NEXT. Bush: If we have to act, we will take every precaution that is possible. We will plan carefully, we will act with the full power of the United States military. We will act with allies at our side, and we will prevail. Teri Okita/Reporting: STANDUP: A UNITED U-S FRONT MAY HELP THE BUSH ADMINISTRATIONS PUSH FOR TOUGHER, U-N ACTION AGAINST IRAQ SHOULD SADDAM NOT COMPLY WITH WEAPONS INSPECTORS. TERI OKITA, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))

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A Patrick County high school student is behind bars tonight for making a bomb threat at school today.
School officials say a note was found in a boys restroom just before noon.
The building was evacuated and Patrick County sheriff's deputies searched the premises with bomb-sniffing dogs. Nothing was found.
Police questioned students who were near the bathroom when the note was found. A student was arrested and charged after questioning.

[US-Airways]


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U-S Airways says it will cut 642 jobs this fall, in addition to the 14-hundred layoffs it's already announced.
The layoffs come as the bankrupt airline tries to reduce its flight schedule by 13 percent.
The cuts will be confined to the fleet and customer service sectors.
The largest cuts will be felt in the airline's hubs in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Charlotte.

[Hooker]


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[WRITER=dse]
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A Southside furniture company is looking to diversify... and grow.
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[VO-NAT]
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Hooker Furniture wants to move into the leather seating market by purchasing Bradington-Young, a North Carolina upholstery producer.
It would be the largest acquisition in Hooker's 78-year history.
Hooker is headquartered in Martinsville and also has plants in Roanoke and North Carolina.
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[Shuttle]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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A different view of the Space shuttle liftoff today-
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A camera placed on the shuttle Atlantis is giving people a different perspective of the launch.
The crew of six will deliver and attach a giant girder to the space station.
The flight was delayed after cracked fuel lines grounded the entire shuttle fleet for the summer.
It was delayed again last week by a hurricane.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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An area high school student is murdered just hours after his 18th birthday.
Details on that story when News 7 returns.
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((Hey, folks, Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as Schmitt steps up in the "Nic" of time to save the Hokies kicking game as the Salemite is named the starter for BC. Fleming and Heritage trade hoops tonight on Ferncliff. UVa gets ready for the real meat of potatoes of its schedule, while the Express sets its roster. Tonight on the Big 7.))

[MD-Sniper]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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A serial sniper has struck again-
Police say the shooting of a 13 year old outside of school today is connected to the sniper attacks last week.
The gunman has shot six people to death in Maryland and Washington- and wounded another in Virginia- before today's shooting.
Stacy Case has the latest.
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((POLICE ARE RACING TO FIND WHOEVER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR A SERIES OF SNIPER ATTACKS THAT HAVE TERRORIZED THE WASHINGTON SUBURBS. THE LATEST HAPPENED AT A SCHOOL ... BRINGING THE CASE TO A NEW LOW.
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"We are angry and we are outraged that someone would do this to our loved-ones, and our neighbors." A 13-YEAR OLD BOY WAS SHOT ONCE IN THE CHEST MONDAY MORNING, MOMENTS AFTER HIS AUNT DROPPED HIM OFF AT A MIDDLE SCHOOL ... IN PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND. SHE NOTICED HE WAS SLUMPED OVER NEAR THE BUILDING'S FRONT DOOR. CHIEF GERALD WILSON/PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY POLICE DEPT. "The projectile that was recovered has been linked to the other cases." Dr. Michael Eichelberger, Children's Hospital,Washington,DCTERMS. "we are satisfied with how he got through surgery." WHILE POLICE SEARCHED A NEARBY EMPTY LOT, STUDENTS IN SEVERAL DISTRICTS WERE PUT UNDER LOCKDOWN. WORRIED PARENTS SOON ARRIVED TO COMFORT THEIR CHILDREN. "He just told me they saw the body when they got off the bus. We saw all the tape and the police officers." SINCE WEDNESDAY, THE SNIPER HAS SHOT EIGHT PEOPLE -- KILLING SIX OF THEM. PRESIDENT BUSH CALLED THE ATTACKS COWARDLY AND SENSELESS ... AND PROMISED GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR THE INVESTIGATION. LOCAL OFFICIALS ARE ALSO ASKING ATTORNEY GENERAL, JOHN ASHCROFT, FOR HELP. Charles Moose, Montgomery County Police Chief: "This gives us even greater resources. Gives us greater authority." PSYCHOLOGICAL PROFILERS BELIEVE THE KILLER IS OLD ENOUGH TO HAVE A WELL-THOUGHT PLAN, MAY HAVE A MILITARY OR LAW ENFORCEMENT BACKGROUND, AND PROBABLY WON'T BE ABLE TO STOP HIS KILLING SPREE ON HIS OWN. STACY CASE, CBS NEWS, ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND.))

[Galax-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A local high school student is murdered just hours after his birthday.
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Brandon Kyle Billings was a senior at Galax High School and played tackle for the school's football team.
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He was found shot in his pickup truck Sunday afternoon on Rockhouse Lane just outside of town.
Authorities say it's an area where many teenagers go to hang out, and Billings who just turned 18 Saturday, may have been there celebrating his birthday.
But, so far they haven't been able to find any witnesses.
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((JERRY WILSON/GRAYSON COUNTY SHERIFF: THERE WAS NO SIGN OF ANY DRUGS OR ALCOHOL OF ANYTHING OF THAT NATURE. NO SIGNS OF ANYONE OTHER THAN HIM.))
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[VO-NAT]


Authorities have not named any suspects, but, are following all leads.
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[Cadd]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jmc]
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Roanoke County police say the woman found dead at the Shenandoah Homes retirement center had been sexually assaulted.
And police are looking for evidence that may tie a man arrested that night to the crime.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Thursday]


Police say Helen Cadd was a night manager at the retirement center, and that she had a set of keys to the building.
The medical examiner has yet to determine how she died.
Police are holding a man from Chesapeake, Danny Ray Taylor, on a probation violation.
They've served him with a search warrant to collect hair and skin samples.
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[Beverly]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Relatives say a young mother murdered in Covington this weekend was just getting her life back on track.
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The body of 24-year old Shanna Wright was discovered in her Covington
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home Saturday after the father of her on-again, off-again boyfriend suggested her family check on her. Sunday, the boyfriend, 29-year old John Matthew Beverly, Jr. of Clifton Forge was arrested for the crime. Wright's relatives says the two had recently ended what they call an "abusive" relationship and that Wright was trying to make a go of it on her own.
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((AMANDA WRIGHT/COUSIN: SHE WAS HOPING TO GET HER LIFE STRAIGHTENED OUT...TO MAKE FOR HERSELF.))
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((SHE LEFT BEHIND A PRETTY SON, A BEAUTIFUL SON. IT'S GONNA HURT... IT'S HURTING EVERYBODY.))
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Beverly, who has a criminal history, was arraigned this morning on a charge of first degree murder. He's being held without bond at the Alleghany Regional Jail.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
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Green Tea could be a sign of future economic success in the Roanoke Valley.
Find out why next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus these pumpkins aren't for carving... they're big bucks for the farmers who grow them.
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[Commercial]

[Japanese]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A cup of tea is bringing Japanese business leaders to the Roanoke Valley...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Local officials met with representatives of "Shin-shiro" City, Japan at the Hotel Roanoke today. The Japanese city is known for its production of quality green tea, a product they want to market in the U-S.
County Administrator Elmer Hodge says Roanoke and Shinshiro are working to develop business and cultural exchange and that green tea is only a part if the equation.
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[Giant-Pumpkin]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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What happens when you grow a pumpkin that weighs over ONE THOUSAND pounds? --You most likely enter it into a contest.
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[VO-NAT]
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That's what a Minnesota man did - and now he's 15-hundred dollars richer. He was the prize winner in a giant pumpkin

contest in Iowa. His champion pumpkin broke the scale at ONE thousand - 83 and a half pounds. Johnson says "success" is all in the recipe.
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((JEROLD JOHNSON/CONTEST WINNER "GOT TO HAVE THE ATLANTIC GIANT SEED. THEN, GOOD GENETICS, GET GOOD SEED OUT OF THE OTHER BIG PUMPKINS THAT ARE BRED UP TO GROW BIG AND WEIGH HEAVY.. AND THAT'S A GOOD START.))
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[VO-NAT]

Competitors came from as far away as Colorado.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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A True freshman will kick for the Hokies on Thursday night. Jerton Evans gets some ACC props. Fleming gets an easy non-district hoop win tonight. And Steve Mason checks in with the studious Cavs. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Minneapolis, MN/This Afternoon;:00]

The Twins are getting ready to begin their American League championship series against the Anaheim Angels, but they will not have the services of second baseman Denny Hocking. During the big celebration yesterday after the Twins eliminated the A's - one of his fingers was stepped on by a teammate and the spikes sliced open the digit. He probably is out for the rest of the season.
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[S-Kick]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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When the Hokie step on the field against Boston College this Thursday night, a former Friday Football Extra star will be in the spotlight handling the kicking duties on points after and field goals.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; ;00]

Nic Schmitt, the true freshman from Salem, beat out senior Jon Mollerup and freshman Brandon Pace for the right to replace Carter Warley - who is out indefinitely with back problems. Schmitt has been impressive ever since he stepped on campus - and in many ways he forced all of the kickers to pick up the pace this preseason. At 6-one and 235 pounds- he's big enough to play linebacker, but he understands the importance to being mentally sound as a kicker.
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[ANCHOR=MIKE]
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As I'm sure you noticed - Schmitt is left footed. In one other Tech note - the starting time for the Rutgers game on October 19th has now been set. The Homecoming contest will kick-off at one - and it will not be televised.

[S-Fleming]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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In girls' basketball last night the Fleming Colonels played host to the Heritage Pioneers.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Heritage vs. Fleming; :00]

We pick it up at the start of the third with visitors from Lynchburg down 38-to-21 and Heritage needing some hoops. Deshanna Goode gets the inbounds pass and puts in the sweet five footer for the score, unfortunately she put in the wrong hoop! She can laugh at herself, but Fleming gets the bucket. Deshanna would redeem herself on the next possession. But here comes Fleming again as India Mierez takes the pass down low, hits the turnaround and draws the foul. It's now 47-to-25 Colonels. Heritage would come back with Staci Davis. She hits one from just outside the paint but the lead is still comfortably in Fleming's favor - 52-to-27. Fleming seals the deal last night with Shokia Taylor .
[super=33-Heritage/50/William Fleming/80;]

She converts on the fast break and banks it in off the glass. Fleming whips Heritage last night 80--to-50.
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[S-Braves]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Braves and Giants are deciding their first round playoff series tonight. Barry Bonds has a homer and right now in the ___inning the Giants lead the Braves ___ to ___. The loser goes home and the winner gets the Cardinals.

[S-Evans]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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Former Jefferson Forest standout Jerton Evans has been named the ACC's defensive back of the week. Evans made a dozen tackles in Saturday's win over Duke. Eight of his 12 tackles were solos. He also had a pass breakup and a tackle for a loss.

[S-UVa]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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The 4-and-2 Virginia Cavaliers begin the critical stretch in their schedule this weekend when they host the Clemson Tigers. After doing a tremendous job to win four of their first six games, the Cavs now must finish with Clemson, North Carolina, Georgia Tech, Penn State, NC State, Maryland and Virginia Tech. And Steve Mason says it all begins this Saturday with the Tigers.
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Express got its roster down to 20 players today and in the process cutting 3. Those let go include - veteran Pete Gardiner, fellow forward Shane Glover and defenseman Mike Tilson.
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[VO NAT CON'T]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]

The Express now consists of 11 forwards, 7 defensemen and two goalies. David Silverstone - the new enforcer has earned himself a spot on the roster along with another heralded newcomer - Adam Colagiacomo. Roanoke opens the season Friday at Atlantic City and Saturday night the team will be at Trenton.
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[talent=mike]
[graphic=express]


Evan Lindsay and Rob Garrick will serve as the team's goalies.[Food-Fight]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11PM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Some children in Oregon took the old saying, "Don't leave any leftovers on your plate," to heart this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Astoria, OR; ]

The "Splat and Splash" - had nearly 200 youngsters slinging edible treasures at each other. The table was made up with overripe fruit, vegetables, oatmeal, noodles, rice and mashed potatoes... for that "Stick to your ribs" effect. After grace, there's a rush to the table and a free-for-all ensues- Once the tables were depleted, the local fire department had the honor of cleaning up. (------------)