[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

A man investigators call a "material witness" in the Jennifer Short case is now in a Roanoke jail.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And a local woman tells the jury how she got caught in the middle of a deadly confrontation between a Roanoke man and a visiting D-E-A Agent.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Tonight on News 7 Sports - Big East hoops set up shop in New Jersey today. Tennessee's head football coach is taking some heat on the internet.
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[VO-NAT]

And Marshall's Byron Leftwich is a finalist for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm award.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


From bright sunshine to grey clouds and hydrometeors all in a 24 hour period. Weather details after Sports.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 4-Shot]


News 7 at six is next.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


A material witness in the kidnapping of Jennifer Short is in Roanoke tonight.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


He's staying in jail, in part, at his own request.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Shannon Young.
[Bowman]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#02-44 TC18:42]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Garrison Bowman appeared before a federal magistrate in Roanoke two hours ago.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

The magistrate ordered him held in the Roanoke City Jail without bond until another detention hearing can be scheduled either this week or next.
[Double Boxes=Keith-Shannon and Marya/Microwave]

That brought NO protest from Bowman, and Marya Jones joins us with more.
[Live=Marya Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Marya1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]
( ad lib)
(Rollcue: about the case next month.)
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[SUPER=01-Tom Bondurant/Asst. U. S. Attorney; :15]
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[OUT Q=all his belongings away.]
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[Workman]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-37 TC53:49]
[GRAPHIC=Workman]

A key witness took the stand late today in the murder case against D-E-A Agent Timothy Workman.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Melissa Booth met Workman]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]
[SUPER=07-Melissa Booth]
[SUPER=01-C. L. Calvert/Roanoke Police Officer]
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[OUT Q=awfully small badge.]

(( Melissa Booth had met Workman at a restaurant bar one February evening. They left together and began talking in the parking lot. It was cold, so she asked him if he'd like to get in her car. Another car pulled up. Keith Bailey was behind the wheel. James Bumbry was in the passenger's seat. Booth says she did not know either man, though she had seen them earlier that evening at the bar.
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[SOT 15:39:23]
[IN Q=I remembr them saying, "I know you...]

((I REMEMBER THEM SAYING, "I KNOW YOU. I KNOW HER. YOU BETTER LEAVE HER ALONE," SCREAMING ACROSS ME TO MR. WORKMAN. I DON'T REMEMBER THE CONVERSATION. I JUST REMEMBER THEM SCREAMING. AT THAT POINT MR. WORKMAN JUST FLIPPED THEM OFF, AND SAID YOU KNOW, "WHATEVER.")) [RUNS21]
[OUT Q=flipped them off and said, "you know, whatever."]

She says Bailey jumped out of his car and went around hers to get at Workman. Only then did she realized Workman had a gun, though that's the only firearm she saw.
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[SOT 15:40:37]
[IN Q=He seemed to be saying]

((HE SEEMED TO BE SAYING, "IF THEY COME OVER HERE, DON'T WORRY ABOUT IT. I'LL TAKE CAR OF YOU." OR SOMETHING. I DON'T KNOW. HE JUST SEEMED SO NICE.)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=seemed so nice.]

She says Workman and Bailey wrestled in the car seat. Then the gun went off and the two men rolled out onto the pavement. She pulled the car door shut and drove home. By the time police arrived, Workman had his hands up- -his badge in one hand, the gun in the other.
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[SOT 13:22:45]
[IN Q=What stuck out in my mind]

((WHAT STUCK OUT IN MY MIND... I NEVER SAW A D.E.A. BADGE. I REMEMBER THING, "THAT'S AN AWFULLY SMALL BADGE.")) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=awfully small badge.]))
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=HOLD]

The trial continues tomorrow.

[Schools-sniper]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=02-34 TC1:12:30]
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Police now say ballistics evidence links yesterday's death of a Maryland bus driver to the other sniper shootings.

Meanwhile, Richmond-area school children returned to their classrooms today after a two day absence.
Schools reopened under tightened security but is it enough to ease parental concerns?
[DOUBLE BOXES=SHannon & Meghan/State Microwave;]


Richmond Bureau Chief Meghan Muldoon has been following this story. She joins us now with more.
School officials say they're doing all they can to ensure the safety of the students.
[LIVE= Meghan /FULL State Microwave]
[SUPER=@Meghan1]
[SUPER=05-Richmond]


But after learning about the sniper's threatening note, some concerned parents say its time to bring in the National Guard.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=STUDENTS RETURNED TO RICHMOND.]
[SUPER=03-Henrico Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jean DuLaney/Parent; :10]
[SUPER=01-Kevin Ferris/Parent; :30]
[SUPER=01-Cheryl Hunter/Parent; :36]
[SUPER=@MarkWarner; :53]
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[OUT Q=NOW THAT WE NEED.]

(( Students returned to Richmond-area schools but things are still not the same.
Schools are under emergency lockdown.
Police stand watch in the halls and the playgrounds stand empty.
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[IN Q=I FEEL THEY'RE SAFER]

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[OUT Q=MALL OR THEATRE.]


One area middle school cut down the brush along their property.
Despite the increased security measures, attendance was down.
In Henrico County, as many as one in four students stayed home.
Some nervous parents say they feel more can be done to keep their children safe.
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[IN Q=I WOULD FEEL AS A PARENT]

[RUNS:05]
[OUT Q=IF NATIONAL GUARD WAS ON SITE.]



[SOT 13:18:16]
[IN Q=THEY SHOULD HAVE EXTRA SECURITY]

[RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE.]


But Governor Mark Warner says he's confident the sniper will be caught.
And that calling up the National Guard won't be necessary.
[SOT 13:05:28]
[IN Q=THE LEVEL OF COOPERATION]

[RUNS:08]
[OUT Q=RIGHT NOW THAT WE NEED.]))
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[LIVE= Meghan /FULL State Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Richmond;]


Parents are feeling a lot of concern - Schoolbuses were practically empty today as many parents escorted their children to school.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Meghan /State Microwave;]


All outdoor and after-school activities like football games and field trips remain cancelled.
It may be awhile before things get back to normal.

[Terrorism]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=02-31 TC1:49:00]
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Whether it's an individual sniper or a group like Al Qaeda, a terrorism expert says we'll never end their violence until we understand what's at the root of their anger.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Terry Arnold is a retired foreign service officer and former Deputy Director of the State Department's Office of Counterterrorism. In a speech to the Kiwanis Club of Roanoke today Arnold said world leaders, including the U.S., need to change their approach to terrorism in order to defeat it.
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[SOT 18:51:27-18:51:46]
[IN Q=To be sure, we have to...]

((TERRY ARNOLD/TERRORISM EXPERT: TO BE SURE, WE HAVE TO GO AFTER PEOPLE WHO COMMIT CRIMES BUT WE NEED TO FIND WAYS TO SOLVE ALL THE HUMAN PROBLEMS ON THE PLANET. WE WILL NEVER WIN ON OUR CURRENT COURSE.))
[SUPER=01-Terry Arnold/Terrorism Expert;]
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[OUT Q=on the present course.]
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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Until we take the time to understand what motivates those who would terrorize others, Arnold says we're treating the symptoms of terrorism rather than the disease.

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


Cops in Central Virginia are looking for a bank-robber tonight.
Details next on News 7 at Six.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Plus, go behind the wheel of Volvo's newest rig and see why it should keep production rolling along in the New River Valley.
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[Campbell-Robbery]
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Campbell County authorities need your help finding a bank robber tonight.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


Just before one, a man walked into a B-B-and-T bank branch on Timberlake Road, told the teller he had a gun and demanded money.
He walked out the back door with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled towards the Waterlick Road area.
Police searched with dogs and a helicopter but could not locate the suspect.
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[SOT 2:10:56]
[IN Q=We managed to]

((ROBERT MAXEY/CAMPBELL CO. SHERIFF: WE MANAGED TO GET QUITE A FEW PEOPLE IN THE AREA PRETTY QUICKLY WITH OUR DEPARTMENT, STATE POLICE AND LYNCHBURG POLICE AS WELL AS THE HELICOPTER, BUT THE IMMEDIATE SEARCH OF THE AREA WE WERE NOT ABLE TO LOCATE ANYONE.))
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[OUT Q=able to locate anyone.]
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[VO-NAT]


This is a photograph of the suspect from the bank's security camera.
He's described as a white male, about 30 years old.. 5-feet-10 inches tall and 180 pounds.
Anyone with information should contact the Campbell County sheriff's office.
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[Pritchett]


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A trial for a man already convicted of murder will stay in Montgomery County...at least, for now.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]


A circuit court judge said he will wait until jury selection, before moving Livingston "Bud" Pritchett's trial.
Pritchett was convicted in 19-99 for the shooting death of Estel (ES-tul) Singleton, but was given a new trial because the jury wasn't aware of the extent of his mental retardation.
Pritchett's attorneys believe he would not get a fair trial a second time because of the publicity.
His new trial is set for November 12th.
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[Volvo]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-39 TC42:41]
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Production of a new truck line at Volvo's New River Valley plant may mean job security for employees.
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[VO-NAT :19]
[SUPER=03-Dublin;]

Today Volvo is unveiling its V-N series. The truck is equipped with engine technology that meets newly mandated diesel emission standards. Officials say the standards may mean a loss of fuel economy for truckers but that Volvo's new truck technology will help curb fuel cost because of its weight and aerodesign.
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[SOT 2:25:18]
[IN Q=we are full]

((SUSAN ALT/VOLVO TRUCKS VP MARKETING; WE ARE FULL IN OUR ORDER BOARD FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR THE REST OF THE INDUSTRY IS REALLY WORKING HARD TO FILL THEIR ORDER BOARD VOLVO IS FULL FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR BECAUSE OF THIS NEW PRODUCT.))

[SUPER=01-Susan Alt/Volvo Trucks VP of Marketing;]
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[OUT Q=THIS NEW PRODUCT]
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[VO-NAT]

Volvo is the only trucking manufacturer building a new truck with the modern engine. About 16-hundred people are employed at the Volvo's Dublin plant.
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[Norfolk-Southern]


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There's good news for Norfolk Southern investors. In its third-quarter earnings report, the company says it earned $126 million, or 32-cents a share. That's up 59-percent from the third quarter of last year. While the earning numbers match industry analyst estimates ... officials with the company say they remain cautious on future profits.

[Stocks]


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A late-session surge pulled stocks into positive territory. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


The DOW rose 44 points.
NASDAQ gained 27 and a half.
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[Boucher]
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[**ANCHOR TAG**]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


He's spent 20-years representing Virgnina's Ninth-Congressional district.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


But, Democratic imcumbent Rick Boucher is hoping his years in office won't be his only advantage in the campaign.

New River Valley Bureau Chief Myranda Stephens has more.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rick Boucher/(D) 9th District Candidate; :06]
[SUPER=@File; :14]
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((Growing up in Abindgon, Virginia, Boucher says public service is in his blood.
[SOT 40:43]

[RUNS :08] ((RICK BOUCHER/9TH DISTRICT: MY GRANDFATHER AND GREAT-GRANDFATHER WERE BOTH STATE LEGISLATORS, MY FATHER WAS THE COMMONWEALTH'S ATTY IN THE COUNTY OF WHICH I GREW UP.)) He is now serving his 10th term as the U-S Representative for the state's ninth district. Throughout the years, he says his office has done the single most important thing that a member of Congress can do--create economic development.
[SOT 39:05]

[RUNS :09] ((THROUGH THE EFFORTS THAT OUR OFFICE HAS LAUNCHED, WE'VE CREATED MORE THAN 3,000 JOBS DURING THE COURSE OF THE LAST SEVERAL YEARS AND WE'RE DIVERSIFYING THE ECONOMY 39:14)) By bringing more techology-based companies, he says, that will provide better salaries, better benefits, and have more career advancement opportunities.
[SOT 39:15]

[RUNS :14] ((THE NINTH DISTRICT HAS AN ECONOMY THAT HAS MORE TRADITIONAL COMPANIES THAT OUR ANCHORED IN THE APPAREL INDUSTRY AND THE FURNITURE INDUSTRY AND WE'RE WORKING TO KEEP THOSE JOBS HERE. BUT AT THE SAME TIME WE WANT TO DIVERSIFY INTO NEW AREAS OF SERVICE AND MANUFACTURING 39:29)) Boucher says if he's re-elected, there are some changes he wants made in Congress. Including expanding Medicare to cover prescription drugs and providing an enhanced tuition tax credit for students facing tuition hikes. As for the challenges brought by his opponent, Jay Katzen...
[SOT 46:17]

[RUNS :07] ((HE'S NEW TO THE AREA, AND SO I DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT HIS PROGRAMS OR POLICIES. I DON'T THINK MOST SOUTHWEST VIRGINIANS DO.)) He hopes experience, and more importantly trust, will carry him to another term. Myranda Stephens, News 7.))
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=Boucher]


Campaign filings show Boucher has received close to a million dollars in contributions.
He says so far, he's spent about 800-thousand.
[SS=Cline]


Tomorrow on News 7 at Six, we'll profile Ben Cline, the Republican hoping to replace Vance Wilkins in the 24th House of Delegates District.

[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
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Coming up tonight on News 7 Sports - the Big East holds its basketball media day. The dazzle gets a former Hokie hoopster.
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[VO-NAT]

And if you think coaching college football is all fun and games - guess again. Even if you're the winningest if winners - it can be bear.
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[S-east]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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Virginia Tech was picked to finish last in the Big East conference's East division today as the men's
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY; :00]

basketball coaches from all of the member schools gathered in New York for the annual pre-season media day. West Virginia also got little respect - as it was picked last in the West.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=WE'RE EXCITED....]
[SUPER=01-Ricky Stokes/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Beilein/West Virginia Head Coach; :13]
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[OUT Q=...be in March."]
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[S-Dongo]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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A Former Virginia Tech hoopster is the third allocated player for the 2002-2003 Roanoke Dazzle.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]


Six foot nine 262 pound center Mibindo Dongo becomes the first Hokie player to join the Dazzle roster. Dongo played his final two college seasons at Tech. His junior year he started 17 of 25 games. In two seasons he averaged about five points and four rebounds a game. Dongo is from Zaire in Africa.
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=DAZZLE]

In one other Dazzle note, basketball hall of famer Tiny Archibald will be at the Salem-Northside football game this Friday night at Salem Stadium. He also will be at Valley View much of Saturday as part of the Dazzle's start of individual game ticket sales.

The Dazzle's home opener is on November 15th.[S-Beamer]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-132 11956tc]
[GRAPHIC=TENNESSEE]


In case you haven't noticed - a number of the traditional unbeatens - like the University of Tennessee - have a number of losses already this season. In fact, UT is 4 and 2 overall, but just 1 and 2 in SEC play. This weekend the Vols host Alabama, and to say the least - the natives in Knoxville are restless!
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[VO-NAT]

A web site has appeared in recent days. It's address? "Fire Coach Fulmer dot com." The website attacks the Vols head coach even though he has the best winning percentage of any active coach in college football. Fulmer has won 88 games and lost just 20 in his 10 years with the Vols. One of his coaches, Shane Beamer, talked to us about the nasty atmosphere in Knoxville this past weekend.
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[OUT Q=...IT'S GONNA SHOW."]
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The Vols haven't lost to Bama in 8 years.[S-WDBJ]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[TO GO PINNACLE] This Saturday Your Hometown Station has another college doubleheader as North Carolina takes on Wake Forest at Noon from the ACC. They right after that one.
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[go to pinnacle 12998] One of the remaining unbeaten teams in the nation - the Georgia Bulldogs - take on the Kentucky Wildcats. That one gets underway at 3:30.
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[go to pinnacle 12999] And on Sunday - the NFL double dip from the AFC has the Steelers and Ravens at one, followed by the Broncos and Patriots at four. Right here on WDBJ-7.
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[S-Marshall]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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It's been a mixed bag of news for Marshall football fans today. Thundering Herd alum Doug Chapman, a running back with the Vikings is out for the rest of the year with an abdominal injury.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/September 12; :00]

But Marshall quarterback Byron Leftwich has been selected as one of five finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, presented to the nation's top senior college quarterback. The other finalists selected today are Ken Dorsey of Miami, Seneca Wallace of Iowa State, Carson Palmer of Southern California and Dave Ragone of Louisville. Leftwich has thrown for the most yards and touchdowns among the finalists, connecting on 168 passes for two-thousand-314 yards and 17 touchdowns.
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[S-Rugby]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-129 12702tc]
[GRAPHIC=NEWS 7 SPORTS]


Football of a different variety takes place this weekend at Green hill Park.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]

The Roanoke Rugby Football Club is again hosting the Virginia State Rugby Championship tournament on Saturday and Sunday. 30 different teams, both men's and women's - from across the Commonwealth will compete for the Ed & Sandy Lee Cup. The event is 9-4:30 on Saturday - and 8:30 to 4:30 on Sunday. (------------) There is no admission charge and it is open to the public.