[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Teresa]

[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#]
[GRAPHIC=]

Coming up on News 7- Police in Southside are dealt two homicides this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]

A local church finds another solid foundation in Roanoke. The community revs up its engines to raise money for a special little boy.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

Plus, Brent says prepare for rain and cooler temperatures. News 7 is next.




[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=]
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[VO-NAT]

Gays and lesbians gather for a second day of protest this weekend-- this time outside Jerry Falwell's Thomas Road Baptist church.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]

Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[Gay-Protest]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=02-31 TC-1:56:50]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]

About a hundred members of the gay and lesbian group "Soulforce" took part in this morning's protest.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg;]

Members say they hope to begin a dialogue with the congregation of Falwell's church. They also hope their presence in the Hill City makes gays in the community feel more comfortable.
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[SOT 11:10:12]
[IN Q=I think there are]

((SANDY KNODEL/SOULFORCE: I THINK THERE ARE A LOT OF PEOPLE THAT ARE THE SILENT MAJORITY THAT DON'T AGREE OR DISAGREE WITH, THEY JUST DON'T REALLY CARE AND MAYBE IT OPENED SOME OF THEIR EYES TO SEE THAT THERE IS A LOT OF HURT AND DISCRIMINATION GOING ON AND THAT WE NEED TO BE MORE ATTENTIVE.))
[SUPER=01-Sandy Knodel/Soulforce;]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=be more attentive]
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[VO-NAT]

Anti-gay protesters also demonstrated in front of the church. And, some took issue with Falwell saying he should use a stricter interpretation of the Bible when dealing with sin.
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[SOT 17:03:27]
[IN Q=What we're trying]

((ANDREW SANSONE/ANTI-GAY ACTIVIST: WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO DO IS SHOW THAT THERE ARE DIFFERENT VIEWS ON HOW TO DEAL WITH THESE PEOPLE. DOCTOR FALWELL, WE FEEL, HAS REALLY SLIPPED AND IS COMPROMISED TO THE POINT WHERE IT'S BRINGING DISHONORMENT TO THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST.))
[SUPER=01-Andrew Sansone/Anti-Gay Protester]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=of Jesus Christ]
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[VO-NAT]

Lynchburg police say the protests were peaceful and without incident.
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[Solid-Rock]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-40 TC-37:39]
[GRAPHIC=none]

It wasn't protest but praise that filled a Roanoke church today. Eight months ago, Solid Rock Pentecostal Church was left without a permanent home after its building was found structurally UN-safe. As Justin McLeod discovered, the church has a new home and a new mission.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=04-March; :15]
[SUPER=01-Tasha Brown/Church Member; :30]
[SUPER=04-April; :37]
[SUPER=@justin1; :43]
[SUPER=01-George Taylor/Pastor; 1:12]
[RUNS=1:39]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Roanoke]

((((NAT SOUND OF CONGREGATION SINGING AT 12:07:30))
You are looking at a church that is officially back in business.
[SOT 11:53:03]
[IN Q=It's really a blessing]

((TERRI CROWDER/CHURCH MEMBER: IT'S REALLY A BLESSING TO HAVE A PLACE TO CALL HOME AGAIN.))
[Runs= 04]
[OUT Q=call home again]


Home used to be here on Campbell Avenue.
In March, the city of Roanoke condemned the building that housed Solid Rock Pentecostal Church.
That's because a foundation wall broke, leaving the facade in danger of collapsing.
Several days later, crews came in and demolished the building.
[SOT 11:54:43]
[IN Q=It is nothing like]

((TASHA BROWN/CHURCH MEMBER: IT IS NOTHING LIKE HAVING SOMETHING OF OUR OWN AND I THANK GOD FOR THE WARNER'S FOR LETTING US FELLOWSHIP WITH HIM AND HIS CHURCH.))
[Runs= 05]
[OUT Q=and his church]


That church is Greater Life Ministries.
Solid Rock worshipped with their members until a new home could be found.
[SOT 10:30, TAPE 2]
[IN Q=Solid Rock is now renting]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: SOLID ROCK IS NOW RENTING PROPERTY HERE ON THE CORNER OF SALEM AVENUE AND 12 1/2 STREET. IT IS TEMPORARY HOME HOWEVER, THE CHURCH HOPES TO BUILD A PERMANENT ONE, A PROJECT THAT WILL MOST LIKELY COST MORE THAN A HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS.))
[Runs= 13]
[OUT Q=a hundred thousand dollars]

((NAT SOUND OF OFFERING AT 8:00; TAPE 2))
Some of that money is already there.
An insurance settlement provided nearly thirty thousand dollars.
Community donations have totaled nearly ten thousand.
[SOT 11:51:52]
[IN Q=It just shows when]

((GEORGE TAYLOR/PASTOR: IT JUST SHOWS WHEN CHURCHES PULL TOGETHER, A LOT OF THINGS ARE POSSIBLE. WHEN YOU WORK TOGETHER THINGS LOOK BETTER. AND GOD GETS A LOT OF GLORY WHEN PEOPLE PULL TOGETHER. WE WERE ABLE TO RAISE UP ANOTHER CHURCH SO WE PULL TOGETHER A LOT MORE YOU'D BE SURPRISED WHAT WE CAN DO IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY.))
[Runs= 13]
[OUT Q=in the Roanoke Valley]


It is a mission made easier now that Solid Rock is on a solid foundation. ((NAT SOUND OF MUSIC))
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.))

[Tech-Death]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-33 TC-1:53:44]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Virginia Tech police are still trying to figure out how a student fell to his death.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg]


Tech officials say freshman Ryan Evans fell from his dorm window on the seventh floor of Lee Hall, Saturday evening.


Evans was a business major from Stafford, Virginia.
Tech Police say neither alcohol nor foul play are suspected.
A bouquet of flowers have been placed near the spot where Evans fell to his death.
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[Henry-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]

Henry County authorities are investigating the shooting death of a local man. This morning-- they received a call about a shooting at a residence in Fieldale. When they arrived-- they found the body of 25- year old Charles Antwan Saunders. Investigators say Saunders suffered an apparent gunshot wound to the head. No word on any arrests.


[Danville-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]

Police are trying to piece together a bizarre shooting in Danville. Investigators responded to reports of shots fired around three this morning on Jefferson Street. Police later found 21-year old Harold Blaize Junior dead inside a car-- that had crashed into a home on Green Street.

Officers are not sure how he died, so an autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow. A 28 year old female passenger was found across the street with a gunshot wound to the hand. Police are treating the case as a homicide and say they are looking for several suspects in the case.


[sniper-attacks]


[ANCHOR=teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=cak]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]

Investigators in the sniper case are focusing much of their attention on Nathaniel Osbourne.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockville, MD]

The Jamaican citizen who was taken into custody yesterday, is being held as a material witness in the sniper case. Osbourne was a friend of John Allen Muhammed, and helped Mohammed purchase the car police believe was used in the sniper killings.
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[SOT]
[IN Q= Apparently he's a co-owner...]

((KENNETH SASSE/PUBLIC DEFENDER:APPARENTLY HE'S A CO-OWNER, CO-SIGNEE ON THE CAR, AS FAR AS I KNOW, THAT'S ABOUT THE EXTENT OF HIS CONNECTION WITH JOHN MUHAMMED. ))
[SUPER=01-Kenneth Sasse/Public Defender]
[RUNS=05]
[OUT Q= ...connection with John Muhammad.]
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[VO-NAT]

Virginia Attorney General Jerry Kilgore also spoke to the media today... He says Virginia is the best place to try Muhammed and 17- year old John Malvo.
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[sot]
[in q= We have the ]

(( JERRY KILGORE/VA ATTORNEY GENERAL: WE HAVE THE DEATH PENALTY FOR BOTH PARTIES, WE CAN TRY THIS JUVENILE AS AN ADULT AND SUBJECT HIM TO THE DEATH PENALTY ))
[super=@kilgore; ]
[RUNS=7]
[out q= to the death penalty.]
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[vo-nat] Meanwhile, Montgomery County's prosecutor is making his case for a Maryland trial first. He says Montgomery County is "the epicenter of this investigation and these crimes'' and so deserves to try the pair.

But Malvo could NOT be put to death in Maryland because the death penalty does not apply to juveniles.
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[Manns]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-35 TC-1:18:08]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]

Martinsville's Commonwealth Attorney is confident she can win a conviction against an 18 year old accused of "murder for hire".
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[VO-NAT]

Lisa Thomas Muhammed was fatally shot in September of 2000 while working in the store she and her husband operated.
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/January 2001]

18- year old Billy Ray Manns went on trial for the murder earlier this month. The Commonwealth argued Manns was hired to kill Thomas by her husband, Maverick Muhammed. The defense questioned that theory suggesting Muhammed could have done the killing himself. The jury was deadlocked and a judge declared a mistrial.
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[anchor=Teresa]
[ss=HOLD]

Commonwealth's Attorney Joan Ziglar hopes to re-try the case sometime next year. She declined to say whether she plans to change strategy. [Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[WRITER=rle]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]

Still ahead, downtown Roanoke will still be feeling some effects of last week's warehouse fire...
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[VO-NAT]

and it's Europe's largest volcano, and one of the best known in the world... now Mount Etna has roared back to life.
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[Poker-Run]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-36 TC-1:19:20]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A Salem boy is determined now more than ever to just be a kid.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/April]


Last April, we brought you the story of Jacob Tyree.
He is a ten year old boy who has a tumor on his spinal cord.
Jacob recently had two surgeries and spent nine weeks in the hospital.
Unfortunately, doctors had to remove part of his spinal cord leaving Jacob confined to a wheelchair.
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[SOT 1:14:50]
[IN Q=It's been really hard]

((JACOB TYREE/SALEM RESIDENT: IT'S BEEN REALLY HARD. I'VE HAD TO LEARN HOW TO MOVE IN THIS WHEELCHAIR. I'VE LEARNED HOW TO DO WHEELIES, GET UP ON CURVES, GO DOWN STAIRS, GO UP STAIRS, JUST TO DO ALL THAT TYPE OF STUFF.))
[SUPER=01-Jacob Tyree/Salem Resident]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=type of stuff]
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[VO-NAT]


Today, nearly three hundred riders took part in a poker run to raise money to help pay for Jacob's treatment.
Today's ride raised more than seven thousand dollars.
Jacob plans to return to school at Mason Cove Elementary on Monday.
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[AAA-Trips]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-43 Tc-54:26]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Triple-A is hoping "Christmas in New York" will lure local travelers to get on the road this winter.
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[VO-NAT :18]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The Roanoke location is offering a 3-day motor-coach trip to the Big Apple leaving on November 29th. The deal includes transportation, lodging and a tour guide. Ruth Bailey says Triple- A is trying to work around fear of flying and take advantage of low prices in the city post September 11th.
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[SOT 00:17:09]
[IN Q=the motorcoach ]

((RUTH BAILEY/AAA RETAIL OFFICE MGR; THE MOTORCOACH TRIPS HAVE REALLY TAKEN OFF BECAUSE IT'S ONE OF THE SAFEST WAYS TO TRAVEL, WELL AT LEAST FOLKS FEEL MUCH SAFER WHEN THEY HAVE THEIR MODE OF TRANSPORTATION WITH THEM AT ALL TIMES.))
[SUPER=01-Ruth Bailey/AAA Retail Office Manager;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=AT ALL TIMES.]
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[VO-NAT]

Bailey says at her agency domestic travel is down 12-percent since 9-11 but that it is increasing. Depending on room occupancy, the trip's rates start at 250-dollars.
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[Warehouse-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-39 TC-48:46]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation]

A portion of Salem Avenue in downtown Roanoke will remain closed tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Thursday]

The closure is the result of Thursday's massive fire at a warehouse next to the Transportation Museum.
[SUPER=04-Saturday]

This weekend, a demolition crew knocked down the back wall so firefighters could put out the fire which was still burning in the basement. Crews will be back tomorrow to begin knocking down the remaining walls-- so Salem Avenue will remain closed between Third and Fourth Streets.
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[anchor=Teresa]
[ss=HOLD]

Investigators are looking into the possibility that an electrical problem caused the fire.

[Feedback]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=FdBack]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A story related to the federal prosecution of Dr. Cecil Knox is the main topic in this week's edition of letters to News-7.
Here's assignment editor Joe McKean
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Animation Open]
[SUPER=04-File Tape; :14]
[RUNS=1:28]
[OUT Q=Animation Close]

((As Dr. Cecil Knox fights federal fraud and racketeering charges over prescription of oxycontin the Roanoke pain specialist is also battling cancer.
The physician treating him is serving as a trustee of Knox's legal defense fund.
Our story quoted Dr. William Fintel as saying that "anyone who's casually prescribing painkillers should be locked up."
Dr. Fintel wrote to Keith Humphry a couple of days later: "I did not mean that any physician who "casually" prescribes the drug is a criminal. The criminal I want to see behind bars is the one who sells illegally a lawfully given medication. Thank you for the opportunity to tell the other side of the story. It is deep and complex and speaks to so many issues...pain management in modern medicine, addiction, loss of constitutional rights to a fair trial, the destruction of a man's reputation [still innocent until proven guilty], and a growing fear among physicians that we are being watched. Who is next?"
Your comments on our news coverage and issues in the news are important to us at News-7.
Letter should go to PO Box 7, Roanoke, 24022-0007.
To send a fax, use 540-343-7269.
And for emails, the address is news@wdbj7.com
Joe McKean, News-7.))

[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[WRITER=rle]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]


Still ahead on News 7 at 11, students already know her, but this weekend the public got to know Ferrum College's new president...
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[VO-NAT]

and this college student is getting his kicks in a profitable way. We'll have that and more straight ahead.
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[Commercial]

[Ferrum-President]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-41 TC-22:48]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Students already know her, and this weekend alumni and the public got a chance to see the newest face at Ferrum College.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.]


Jennifer Braaten (BRAHT-ehn) became the college's tenth president in July.
This weekend, she was on hand for the school's annual Folklife festival.
Braaten says she has several goals she hopes to accomplish.
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[SOT 18:03:26]
[IN Q=One of my big goals]

((JENNIFER BRAATEN/FERRUM COLLEGE PRESIDENT: ONE OF MY BIG GOALS IS MAKE FERRUM BETTER KNOWN, MARK ITS EXCELLENCE. WE'VE GOT A LOT OF WONDERFUL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS, A GREAT ENVIRONMENT, INCLUDING LEARNING AND JUST GET OUT THERE MORE AND TALK ABOUT IT AND HAVE MORE PEOPLE COME TO CAMPUS AND PARTNERSHIPS ARE IMPORTANT TOO, GETTING INTO THE COMMUNITY WITH MORE INTERNSHIPS SERVICE LEARNING, THOSE ARE SOME OF THE GOALS I HAVE.))
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Braaten/Ferrum College President]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=goals I have]
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[VO-NAT]


Braaten also plans to build upon Ferrum's history and legacy of service.
She has spent the first few months getting to know the students by holding dinners at her house and even teaching a class.
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[VA-Profile]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=PROFILE]
[GRAPHIC=none]

[!!!ANCHOR TAG!!!] He may be in college, but he's teaching others something about self-defense. In this week's Virginia Profile, Myranda Stephens introduces us to a black belt who's turned his hobby into a growing business.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=by day]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Matthew Cook/Tae Kwon Do Instructor; :28]
[SUPER=@Myranda2; 1:13]
[RUNS=1:37]
[OUT Q=MS, N7, Blacksburg]

(((By day, he's a normal college student finishing school at Virginia Tech.
[SOT 39:30]

[RUNS :08] ((IF I ONLY PICK THIS KNEE UP THIS HIGH, IT MEANS I ONLY KICK THIS HIGH. PICK MY KNEE UP HERE...KICK HIGH. 39:38)) But, at night...you can find him here at the Kim School of Tae Kwon Do--not as a student, but, the teacher.
[SOT 50:32]

[RUNS :06] ((WHAT WAS MISSING? OKAY, LET'S HEAR IT...MAKES SOUND. 50:38))
[SOT 54:00]

[RUNS :09] ((MATTEW COOK/TAE KWON DO INSTRUCTOR: SINCE JANUARY WE'VE HAD ABOUT 90-PEOPLE COME THROUGH THE SCHOOL. WE HAVE ABOUT 55-MEMBERS, RIGHT NOW, WHO HAVE STAYED ON 54:09)) Matthew began practicing Tae Kwan Do when he was in the sixth grade. And by the time he graduated high school, he earned his black belt. [40:24 NATS OF STUDENTS 40:26] Now, at 23, he's managed to build his own school of Tae Kwon Do...to pass along the knowledge and skills he's learned to others.
[SOT 43:11]

[RUNS :05] ((MAKES SOUND...CLAPS. EVERYBODY UP. 43:16))
[SOT 55:40][COVER SOME OF THIS PLEASE!!]

[RUNS :19] ((THE THINGS WE TEACH IN CLASS ARE NOT ONLY TO BE USED IN CLASS. WE TEACH THE TENANTS OF TKD: COURTESY, SELF CONTROL INDOMINABLE SPIRIT, INTEGRITY...))
[SOT 40:00]

[RUNS:02] (( NATS MAKING SOUND 40:02)) ((AND WE TAKE THOSE OUTSIDE OF THE CLASROOM. YOU CAN APPLY THOSE TO ANYTHING, WHETHER IT BE YOUR SCHOOL LIFE, YOUR HOME LIFE 55:59)) Matthew says Tae Kwon Do will always be a part of his life. But, what's best about teaching it is knowing that his influence has made a difference in someone else's.
[SOT 1:28]

[RUNS :10] ((WHEN ONE OF MY STUDENTS TURNS AROUND AND THEIR EYES ARE SO BIG, YOU JUST KNOW THAT THEY'VE ACCOMPLISHED THAT THEY NEVER WOULD'VE BELIEVED THEY COULD'VE DONE THAT DOES IT FOR ME 1:38)) Myranda Stephens, News 7, Blacksburg.)))
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[SS=none]


The Kim School of Tae Kwon Do offers classes to all ages...from three years old to seniors.
The school is located inside The Weight Club, at the University Mall in Blacksburg.



[mt-etna]


[ANCHOR=teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=cak]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Europe's largest volcano is once again showing signs of activity.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Mount Etna, Italy]

Mount Etna spewed lava overnight but caused no injuries. Though the lava flow has grown heavier, the only damage reported so far was to the pylons of ski lifts. Frequent eruptions such as this one and the one last summer have made Mount Etna one of the most famous volcanoes in the world. The last major eruption was in 1992.
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[S-Series]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-132 TC12228]
[GRAPHIC=World Series]


The World Series is in the books and the Anaheim Angels are the World Champs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Anaheim, CA/Fox Sports; :00]


The Halos blew open Game 7 with a bases loaded double off the bat of Garrett Anderson in the third inning. That gave Anaheim a 4-1 lead.
It stayed that way until the 9th and Mike Scioscia brought in his closer Troy Percival who allowed two base
[SUPER=35-San Francisco/1/Anaheim/4/;]

runners, but then closed the door and the Angels win the World Series for the first time in franchise history beating the Giants 4 to 1.
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[S-Falcons]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-131 TC11643]
[GRAPHIC=Falcons]


Michael Vick and Aaron Brooks put on quite a show today in the Big Easy. The two cousins were the main attractions in a shootout that saw the Dirty Birds hand the Saints their second loss of the season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New Orleans, LA/Fox Sports; :00]


Vick and the Falcons fell behind early.
But does it really matter when you can do this. Vick turns the corner and finds the endzone to get the Falcons on the board and cut the Saints lead to 10-7 in the second quarter.
Brooks answers the call though. He hits Deuce McAllister and the Deuce is loose for a 19 yard touchdown.
More Vick in the fourth quarter. On the draw play, he shows some fleet feet and takes it to the house from 32 yards out, outrunning the defense and Atlanta led 34-25. Vick rushed for 91 yards and threw for 195 on the day.
The Saints eventually took the lead but Vick got the Birds in position for a Jay Feeley field goal to win it.
[SUPER=30-Atlanta/37/New Orleans/35/;]

And Feeley's feelin' it. The 47 yarder is the difference as the Falcons knock off the Saints 37-35. The two teams meet again in three weeks.
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[S-Emmitt]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-133 TC12546]
[GRAPHIC=Cowboys]


In Dallas today, Emmitt Smith made history surpassing Walter Payton as the NFL's all time leading rusher.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Irving, TX/Fox Sports; :00]


Emmitt rushed for 109 yards against Seattle, and now has 16,743 yards in his career. Emmitt also added his 150th career touchdown today, and although the Seahawks won the game 17 to 14, it couldn't take the magic away from the moment.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Emmitt Smith/NFL's All-Time Leading Rusher; :00]
[RUNS=:34]
[OUT Q=I just did today."]
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[S-Games]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-129 TC13055]
[GRAPHIC=none]


[WIPE to ENG!!]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-East Rutherford, NJ/Browns vs. Jets; :00]


Michael Vick wasn't the only former Hokie to have a good day. Andre Davis caught his 5th touchdown
[SUPER=30-Cleveland/24/N.Y. Jets/21/;]

pass of the season against the Jets. The Browns erased an 18 point deficit and handed the Jets their fifth loss of the season 24 to 21.
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/Fox Sports; ;]


In Charlotte, Shayne Graham kicked three field goals for the Panthers, but the Bucs Martin Grammatica booted one more, including a 47 yarder with 5 seconds left and Tampa Bay slipped past Carolina by a final of 12 to 9.
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-122 TC13637]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech]


The top three teams stayed the same in both college football polls. Miami, Oklahoma, and Virginia Tech top the list, but Notre Dame made the big jump this week to number 4. Yesterday against Temple, defense bailed out the Hokies again similar to last week against Rutgers.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]


Sophomore Vinnie Fuller is quietly putting together a solid season. He now leads the Big East with four interceptions after his performance the past two weeks right in front of Deangelo Hall who has three picks of his own. It's safe to say Fuller has made more than a successful transition from safety to cornerback.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-DeAngelo Hall/Hokies Cornerback; :00]
[SUPER=01-Vincent Fuller/Hokies Cornerback; :]
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=right place at the right time."]
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[S-Nascar]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-124 TC14353]
[GRAPHIC=Nascar]


Last season, Kurt Busch failed to qualify for the Napa 500 in Atlanta. Today he turned things around and found Victory Lane for the second straight week.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hampton, GA/NBC Sports; :00]


Rain red flagged the race for nearly two and a half hours and when things resumed, Jimmie Johnson watched his title hopes ride off into the sunset thanks to two separate spins in the Lowe's machine. Johnson finished 22nd and fell to third in the points race.
Busch took four tires and fuel during the 4th caution for the wet stuff. He won the race off pit road and then hung on as the race was shortened by 77 laps. Kurt Busch wins the Napa 500 for his 3rd win of the season. Tony Stewart was 4th and now leads the championship by 146 over Mark Martin.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Kurt Busch/3rd Win this Season; :00]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=just feels awesome."]
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[go to boards]
[SUPER=#556]
[SUPER=X5013;]
[SUPER=0106-1. Kurt Busch//2. Joe Nemechek//3. Dale Jarrett//4. Tony Stewart//5. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0106-6. Jeff Gordon//7. Jamie McMurray//8. Mark Martin//9. Matt Kenseth//10. Ryan Newman//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0106-11. Michael Waltrip//12. Jeff Burton//13. Bobby Labonte//14. Kyle Petty//15. Steve Park//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0106-16. Ward Burton//17. Rusty Wallace//18. Elliott Sadler//19. Dave Blaney//20. Robby Gordon//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0106-21. Ricky Craven//22. Jimmie Johnson//23. Johnny Benson//24. Jeff Green//25. Terry Labonte//;]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUTCUE=last driver."]
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