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Back in the U-S, back to be questioned in the death of the Short family. The timetable for getting Gary Bowman back from Canada.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

And Jerry Falwell wins praise from an Iranian cleric.

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Tonight on News 7 Sports - a statue in Earnhardt's honor is unveiled today. The Tech 2002 Report is tailor-made for you Tech fans who want to get on the field.
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And Virginia Darryl Blackstock is an ACC player of the week.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
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No longer do we sing "rain, rain go away. Come again another day." We think moderate rain will arrive tomorrow. Details ahead.
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News 7 is next.
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More friends line up behind Garrison Bowman.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Even as the date for his deportation to the United States appears to get closer.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Keith Humphry.
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Investigators in the murders of Jennifer Short and her parents say a 20-thousand-dollar trip to Canada was "useful" ...
But they still need to talk to the man they traveled there to see.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The timetable is not clear yet -- but officials in Henry County and North Carolina say Garrison Bowman will be deported back to the U-S sometime in the next two weeks.
Meanwhile, Bowman's friends are rallying behind him. [***BOWMAN GRAPHIC***]
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Marya Jones is here with more on both those things.
Keith and Shannon, no date has been set yet to deport Gary Bowman,
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but Sheriff Frank Cassell says he'll be escorted by Canadian officials to an undisclosed location in the U-S, where investigators will meet and question him.
Of course, because Bowman is NOT a suspect in the murders, he'll be free to decline.
But Bowman's friends, who are rallying behind him, say they're certain he'll want to cooperate and set the record straight.
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(( Cassell says Canadian authorities will probably drop a drunk driving charge against Bowman, so he can be brought back to the U-S within a week to 10 days.
Bowman's told the media he has nothing to hide and wants to get to the bottom of this.
His friends say the same.
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((LOREE BUTLER/BOWMAN'S FRIEND: ONE OF THE FIRST THINGS HE WANTS TO DO IS GET TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS AND RESOLVE IT... HAS NOTHING TO HIDE. HE WAS NOT A PART OF THAT. )) [RUNS:09]
Loree Butler says Bowman stopped to see her in Michigan on the way to Canada and says his behavior was happy and normal.
She's says he'd planned the move for years and gave her his trailer in North Carolina a year ago.
Bowman's friend Danny Sizemore says the same.
He said Bowman was with him the days before and after the Shorts were killed -- and that the only gun he ever owned was a shotgun -- which he gave to Sizemore.
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((LOREE BUTLER: I KNOW IN MY HEART... THAT HE DID NOT HAVE ANY PART OF THAT WHATSOEVER. HE LOVED LIFE, HE WAS AN ENVIRONMENTALIST, LOVED ANIMALS, LOVED CHILDREN... )) [RUNS:11]))
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Butler points out that the only thing that linked Bowman to the crime was the word of his landlord.
And Bowman's friends have offered information to contradict almost EVERY allegation he laid out in a search warrant.
Asked about it, Sheriff Frank Cassell says that Bowman is just someone investigators want to talk to and that a lot of other people are as important as he is.
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He also asks people to be patient as investigators try to collect evidence and find the right person.
Keith and Shannon?

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It turns out the night manager at Shenandoah Homes was asphyxiated.
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With that ruling from the Medical Examiner's Office today, Roanoke County Police have ruled Helen Cadd's death a homicide. They have yet to make a link between her and Danny Ray Taylor. The homeless man from Chesapeake was found at the retirement center the night Cadd's body was found. They've taken hair and skin samples from Taylor, but the lab work has not been complete. Authorities said earlier that Cadd had also been the victim of sexual assault.
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[Falwell]


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Two Muslim clerics congratulated Reverend Jerry Falwell today for apologizing for calling Mohammed a terrorist.
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The Lynchburg minister issued a statement Saturday saying he intended no disrespect.'
Falwell says his remarks were made in response to a ... quote "controversial and loaded question'' on the C-B-S news magazine "60 Minutes.''
Falwell says he shouldn't have answered the question.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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An Egyptian Muslim cleric told The Associated Press today that Falwell quote "deserves thanks for his return to the righteous path.''
And in Iran, a high-ranking cleric said Falwell has shown courage by apologizing.

[Warner-budget]


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Governor Mark Warner is calling on Republicans to put aside old-fashioned partisan politics.
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Last week, some House Republicans criticized Warner for moving too slowly in addressing the state's fiscal crisis.
The governor says lawmakers should avoid politicizing the budget problems.
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((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: WE'VE SEEN WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU GET INTO KIND OF THE PARTISAN BACK-BITING AND THE KIND OF GOVERNOR VERSUS LEGISLATURE BATTLES. WE CAN'T AFFORD THAT GOING FORWARD.))
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Warner dined today with Doug Wilder, perhaps getting some pointers from the former governor in preparation for tomorrow's statewide address.
The governor is expected to announce that at least one thousand state employees will lose their jobs.
Warner is also expected to announce that a number of state services will no longer be offered.
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The governor will begin his address tomorrow at 7 p-m. News 7 will bring it to you live.

[Salem-Phones]


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Salem cellular phone users should expect an increase in their bill starting next spring.
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City Council is expected to vote in favor of a proposed 3-dollar cell phone tax tonight. The tax equals 10-percent of the first 30-dollars on each month's bill. Salem's city manager isn't sure how much revenue to expect.
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((FOREST JONES/SALEM CITY MANAGER: I HAVE NO IDEA HOW MANY CELL PHONES ARE IN THE CITY SO WITH THREE TO FIVE MONTHS OF HISTORY, WHICH WE'LL GET THIS YEAR, THEN I CAN BEGIN TO WORK THAT INTO THE BUDGET NEXT YEAR.))
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If it passes, the cell phone tax will go into effect next March. The tax is one of four being implemented to cover the estimated 10-to-15 million dollar cost of renovating Andrew Lewis Middle School. A cigarette tax is expected to kick in in December. Salem also doubled the cost of its car decals and upped the lodging tax.

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How close is the U-S to war with Iraq?
Still ahead on News 7, Virginia's Senior Senator weighs in.
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Plus the people who sell Halloween costumes say last year's sales were frightening.
We'll see if this year is looking any better.
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[Jeffrey]
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A Roanoke man will provide some competition in the 6th Congressional District this November.
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Martin Jeffrey, a former leader of the N-Double A-C-P, is running an independent write-in campaign against Congressman Bob Goodlatte. Jeffrey says education and the ecomony are two of his main focuses.
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((MARTIN JEFFREY/(I) 6TH DISTRICT CANDIDATE: ALL OF US ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE QUALITY OF OUR EDUCATION AND THERE'S A DIRECT LINKAGE BETWEEN THE QUALITY OF OUR EDUCATION, SECONDARY AND POST- SECONDARY, AND OUR ECONOMY... THE AVAILABILITY OF JOBS, THE AVAILABILITY OF OUR WORKFORCE.))
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Jeffrey says he's lived in Virginia almost twenty years and has spent that time focusing on making the community better. He's currently involved in a full- time ministry with his wife and says a major theme of his campaign is "one nation under God." Jeffrey says he'll spend the next 22 days listening to the people of the District so he can take their concerns to Congress.


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Virginia Senator John Warner says recent votes in Congress do NOT represent an act of war.
Today, in Western Virginia, Warner said he remains hopeful the U.S. will avoid military action against Iraq.
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This afternoon, Warner toured Bea Maurer (BEE MAO- uhr) Incorporated in Fairfield.
The company manufactures rapid deployment shelters for the military and other federal agencies.
Warner says votes in Congress authorizing the President to use military force are important, as the administration presses for action against Iraq in the United Nations.
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Warner visited western Virginia to campaign with Ben Cline, the Republican candidate who hopes to succeed Vance Wilkins in the House of Delegates.
He faces Democrat Mimi Elrod in the race for the 24th District seat.
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[Ambrose]


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As you may have heard, Author Stephen Ambrose died over the weekend.
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He was not a veteran of military combat himself. With his death, however, veterans lost one of their most eloquent advocates. He became a friend to many of the men who landed in Normandy on D-Day, including one of the founders of the National Memorial, Bob Slaughter of Roanoke. Ambrose wrote what many considered the definitive work on the D-Day Invasion. Film Director Stephen Spielberg named Ambrose an advisor to the film "Saving Private Ryan," after the movie was made.

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((STEPHEN AMBROSE/HISTORIAN/JULY 1998; HE USED MY BOOK. AND THAT WAS A GOOD CHOICE ON HIS PART, BECAUSE I'VE INTERVIEWED THOUSANDS OF VETERANS, BRITISH, CANADIAN, AMERICAN, FRENCH, GERMAN. THAT'S WHY I PUT IT IN MY BOOK, AND THAT'S WHAT HE RELIED ON.))
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Stephen Ambrose died yesterday at the age of 66 of lung cancer.
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[Stocks]


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Stocks edged higher in a relatively quiet Columbus Day session. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW gained 27 points.
NASDAQ rose ten.
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[Halloween]
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They're trying to take the spook out of Halloween sales.
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Last October retailers had September 11th to thank for frightful figures.
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So now over a year later are people still too haunted to celebrate?
Business Reporter Rachel Cannon takes a look.
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((NATS 3:14:33 "THAT'S SCARLET WITH THE HAT UP THERE." Irene Timko has been in the Halloween business for more than 15-years. She's even sewn some of the 2-hundred rental costumes Dance Etc. offers to customers. Talking about last year's sales, she says it "just didn't work out."
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((IRENE TIMKO/DANCE ETC.; EVERYBODY WAS SCARED THEY WOULDN'T LET THEIR CHILDREN GO TRICK OR TREATING OR STAYED AT HOME OR WENT TO CHURCHES.))
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But it looks like people are getting back into playing dress up. Timko says children's costume sales are much better and that rentals are picking up.
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((IT STILL MIGHT NOT BE AS GOOD AS IT WAS THE YEAR BEFORE THAT BUT IT LOOKS LIKE ITS GOING TO BE PRETTY GOOD.))
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((RACHEL CANNON/RCANNON@WDBJ7.COM; WHEN YOU THINK OF HALLOWEEN YOU THINK OF KIDS GETTING DRESSED UP IN COSTUMES AND GOING OUT TRICK OR TREATING BUT SALES OUT OF THIS STORE SHOW THAT ADULTS ALSO WANT TO GET DRESSED AND GO OUT TOO.))
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((AS FAR AS SPENDING MONEY IS NOT REALLY CHILDREN ITS THE ADULT THE ADULTS THAT SPEND MONEY ON THEMSELVES OR PARTIES))


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Candy Smith is going to skip the costume this year but says she doesn't want her daughter Kelsey to miss out on the trick or treat tradition.
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((CANDY SMITH/CUSTOMER; IF YOU GO TO NEIGHBORHOODS WHERE YOU ARE FAMILIAR AND STUFF LIKE THAT I DON'T HAVE A PROBLEM WITH IT BUT SOME PEOPLE PROBABLY STILL DO.))
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But even if some choose not to celebrate, it couldn't be any scarier than last. Rachel Cannon, News 7, Vinton.))


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Coming up tonight on News 7 sports - the Cavs are back on WDBJ-7 this coming weekend. The folks in Kannapolis honor Dale Senior.
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And in tonight's Tech 2002 report we'll who you how anyone can get in the game at Lane Stadium and become a hero.
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A 6-and-0 start to the season and the number three ranking in both of this week's polls for the Hokies - it's the stuff of which dreams are made. Especially, when the team in question wasn't expected to be at this lofty level until a year from now. Not so coincidentally, the fantasy world and the licensing of it are the subjects of this morning's Tech 2002 Report.


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(( Locke White is Virginia Tech 's director of licensing and trademarks - in short he is the keeper of the VT. His office decides who gets to use it and how much they must pay for that right. Not surprisingly, the better Tech plays and the higher the team moves in the rankings - the greater the demand from entrepreneurs. ((LOCKE WHITE:)) The money earned goes into the University's general scholarship fund. The number of licenses granted in the past three years has almost doubled to more than 500. The latest product to hit stores is a unique audio CD that puts Tech fans right in the game. ((LOCKE WHITE:)) Uhhm! He did say kids and parents. And since I am a parent and often act like a kid I think I qualify. Plus, I never used up by redshirt year. ((MIKE AUDIO)) ((LOCKE BITE:)) ((MIKE AUDIO:)) The CDs can only be purchased locally at CMT sporting goods in Roanoke and Blacksburg. The company that creates them will customize them not only for the Hokies, but for UVa, West Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee and a total of 30 schools.)) ((LOCKE WHITE:))
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One other quick note the Temple game in two weeks will kick off at one pm. NO TV.


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Virginia pulled off its' fifth straight win of the season Saturday, beating Clemson 22-17. Steve Mason has more on a well conditioned UVa team and a star studded sideline.
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((The sideline was packed with footballers famous locally and nationally. Arizona cardinals running back Thomas Jones was on and as was Bath County star quarterback and UVa recruit Jacob Phillips, who was on the sideline on a recruiting visit. ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((RICH BEDESEM/UVA LINEBACKER:)) ((CHRIS CANTY/UVA DEFENSIVE END:))
The UVa defense will be put to the test Saturday against North Carolina's passing attack which ranks first in the AC

C. Steve Mason News 7 sports.)) [S-ACC]


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UVa's darryl Blackstock is the ACC defensive player of the week.
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He had 11 tackles and one sack on Saturday against Clemson. The 6-4, 224-pound linebacker leads all ACC rookies in sacks this season and is tied as a national leader amongst freshmen with five.
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The Winston Cup circuit rolls into Martinsville later this week for the Old Dominion 500, but today is was time to honor one of the Martinsville masters.
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In Kannapolis, North Carolina - the hometown of Dale Earnhardt - the towns folks honored his memory as his widow and others unveiled a bronze statue in his likeness. The statue stands in Dale Earnhardt Plaza. (------------)