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Coming up on News 7-
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Three men are suspected of plotting to release poisonous gas on London's subway system. Wythe County seals the deal with a major soft-drink company. The competition builds for some local kids.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

And, Brent says expect the showers to continue through tomorrow. News 7 is next.


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Saddam Hussein issues his first public statement, since agreeing to open the door to weapons inspectors.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]

Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[Iraq]


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The Iraqi leader says he accepted a new U-N resolution on weapons inspections to spare his people from war. Meanwhile-- the man who'll be heading up the inspections and his team are preparing for Baghdad. Randall Pinkston has the latest.
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[IN Q=Two days before ]
[SUPER=01-Hans Blix/Chief U-N Weapons Inspector; :16]
[SUPER=01-Condoleeza Rice/National Security Advisor; 1:20]
[SUPER=01-Randall Pinkston/CBS News; 1:25]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((
(VO#1:) TWO DAYS BEFORE HIS SCHEDULED ARRIVAL IN BAGHDAD, CHIEF UNITED

NATIONS WEAPONS INSPECTOR HANS BLIX INSISTS HIS TEAM WILL HIT THE GROUND RUNNING .. IN THE SEARCH FOR SADDAM'S WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION...

(SOT: HANX BLIX reuters world 5 - item 8)

It's clear that immediate access is valuable because the Iraqi side could hide documents or smaller things. It is not important for very big things, big weapons or big machinery, but nevertheless, smaller things are also important.

(VO #2 - GRAPHIC FROM MARTIN STORY) EVEN BEFORE BLIX'S TEAM ARRIVES,

IRAQ IS PRESSING ITS LUCK... FIRING ON COALITION JETS IN THE NO-FLY ZONE.. WHILE U.S. OFFICIALS CALL IT A MATERIAL BREACH OF THE RESOLUTION, FOR NOW, IT'S NOT EXPECTED TO TRIGGER MILITARY INVASION.
TODAY IN BAGHDAD, MORE BELLIGERENCE FROM THE IRAQI LEADER. ON IRAQI TV SADDAM ACCUSED THE U.S. AND ISRAEL OF BARING THEIR "CLAWS AND TEETH".. IN HIS FIRST PUBLIC STATMENT SINCE ACCEPTING U.N. WEAPONS INSPECTORS, SADDAM SAID HE ONLY DID IT TO (graphic) "Save and protect the iraqi people and prevent giving the enemy (the u.s.) a pretext ... for war:
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(pix of AZIZ walking towards reporters) AND SADDAM';S FOREIGN MINISTER

SAYS IRAQ WILL WELCOME THE INSPECTORS... PREDICTING THEIR SEARCH WILL EXPOSE WHAT HE CALLS AMERICA'S LIES - THAT IRAQ HAS WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION.
BUT THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION SAYS DISARMAMENT IS ONLY PART OF THE ISSUE...

(SOT: CONDOLEEZA RICE/NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR..plante's piece)

Sooner or later, the ambitions of Saddam Husseinandthe Unnted States are going to clash.

(RANDALL ON CAM CLOSE: ) SO THE CLOCK IS TICKING AND THE PRESSURE IS

ON.. U.N. INSPECTORS WILL BE READY TO BEGIN WORK IN IRAQ NOVEMBE 27TH.. . ELEVEN DAYS BEFORE SADDAM HAS TO PRODUCE AN ACCURATE LIST OF HIS WEAPONS AND PROGRAMS.. KNOWING THAT BEING CAUGHT IN A LIE, COULD TRIGGER A U.S.-LED ATTACK. RANDALL PINKSTON, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK. ))



[London-Subway]


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Three men are in custody in London accused of possessing materials that could be used to carry out terrorist plots.
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A British newspaper says the men are of Tunisian or Moroccan background and had been plotting to release gas, possibly cyanide, on the London subway system. Police would not comment on the story which appeared in the Sunday Times and said the three were members of a group allegedly linked to Osama bin Laden.
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[Krug]


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An 18- year old will spend the next 25 years in prison for his role during a fatal robbery attempt in Roanoke.
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Kristopher Krug was sentenced yesterday for killing a convenience store clerk at the Texaco Stop-In on Hershberger Road. Police say Krug and 27- year old Mark Lamont Neamo shot and killed Joyce Parrish and wounded another employee during an attempted robbery back in February. The judge sentenced Krug to 103- years behind bars-- but agreed to suspend the sentence after Krug serves 25 years.
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[Valley-View]


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A number of minor accidents created a major traffic headache around Valley View Mall today.
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Police responded to a total of 5 accidents on the mall's property and the roads servicing the area. Four of the accidents happened shortly after 3-o'clock this afternoon, tying up traffic for more than two hours. Two people have been charged with following too closely. Officials say nobody was seriously hurt, and that rain was a factor in the accidents.
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[Service-Day]


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Some Roanoke College students rolled up their sleeves and got "down and dirty" today .
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It was all part of the school's annual community service project day.
More than sixty students visited several places around the Valley to help clean-up and do other odd jobs.
Each freshman is required to do fifteen hours of community service each semester.
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[SOT 7:36; 8:51]
[IN Q=These are my last]

((STEPHANIE FORTUNE/STUDENT: THESE ARE MY LAST ONES THAT I HAVE TO DO TODAY SO I WILL PROBABLY DO THIS AGAIN THOUGH, IT'S FUN.)) ((JIMMY WINTERER/STUDENT: IT WAS A REQUIREMENT TO BE HERE BUT IT IS ALWAYS, I FEEL GOOD ABOUT MYSELF TO COME OUT AND HELP THE COMMUNITY AND OTHER PEOPLE.))
[SUPER=01-Stephanie Fortune/Student; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jimmy Winterer/Student; :07]
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[OUT Q=and other people]
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This is the third year Roanoke College has hosted the community service project day.
Some of the places that benefited today included the RAM House in downtown Roanoke, the Transportation Museum, and Salem's Y-M-C-A.
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[Showcase]


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One area organization came up with a crafty idea to help with its latest "pet" project.
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The Roanoke Valley's S-P-C-A is hosting its first annual Holiday Showcase at the Roanoke Civic Center this weekend.


The show features more than fifty vendors and includes everything from "arts and crafts" and food, to various demonstrations.
Proceeds from the event will help fund a new animal shelter.
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[SOT 12:49]
[IN Q=We're just looking]

((BONNIE MORRIS/SHELTER SUPERVISOR: WE'RE JUST LOOKING FORWARD TO IT. EVERYBODY'S REALLY EXCITED. WE DID BREAK GROUND ON THE 29TH AND WE'RE LOOKING AT APPROXIMATELY 12 TO 14 MONTHS BEFORE WE'RE ACTUALLY BEING IN THE NEW FACILITY.))
[SUPER=01-Bonnie Morris/Shelter Supervisor]
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That facility will cost nearly ten million dollars and will be located near the current S-P-C-A animal shelter on Eastern Avenue in Roanoke.
The Holiday Showcase wraps up tomorrow at the Roanoke Civic Center from 11 to 5.
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[Moose-Kids]


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An area program proves teenagers can be among the best when it comes to counseling children.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The annual Youth Awareness Program sponsored by the Virginia Moose Association is officially underway.
A group of 18 gathered today at the Roanoke Moose Lodge for a training seminar.
The program is designed to encourage high school students to talk to younger kids about the dangers of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco.
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[SOT 27:10]
[IN Q=Somehow when the adults]

((BRIAN GIBBS/VIRGINIA MOOSE ASSOCIATION: SOMEHOW WHEN THE ADULTS GO IN THERE AND START TALKING TO THE FOUR AND NINE YEARS OLD IT DOESN'T HAVE AS MUCH OF AN IMPACT ON THEM AS HAVING KIDS THAT ARE LIKE THEIR OLDER BROTHER AND SISTERS, HIGH SCHOOL SOPHOMORES, JUNIORS AND SENIORS TALK TO THEM, IT SEEMS TO WORK AND THE KIDS SEEM TO RESPOND BETTER AND SEEM TO ENJOY IT MORE AND SEEM TO GET MORE OUT OF IT.))
[SUPER=01-Brian Gibbs/Virginia Moose Association]
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The program is in its fifteenth year and usually reaches nearly three thousand kids around the state.
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[Lego-Competition]


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[****ANCHOR TAG****] Some of the simplest toys can make some of the most complicated inventions. That was the idea behind a playful event held in Montgomery County today. But Justin McLeod shows us-- it wasn't all fun and games.
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[SOT 54:21]
[IN Q=Nat sound of robot hitting bridge and clapping]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Zachary Brown/Christiansburg Competitor; :11]
[SUPER=01-Brian Scott/Competition Director; :33]
[SUPER=@justin1; :51]
[SUPER=01-Eric Brown/Coach; 1:13]
[SUPER=01-Ashley Whittaker/Dublin Competitor; 1:28]
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((((NAT SOUND OF ROBOT HITTING BRIDGE AND CLAPPING AT 54:21; TAPE 1))
If you've ever wanted to know what you could do with a few legos, look no further than this competition.
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[IN Q=It took a lot]

((ZACHARY BROWN/COMPETITOR: IT TOOK A LOT OF TEAM WORK AND A LOT OF A GOOD DESIGN AND SOMETHING THAT WOULD STAY TOGETHER AND A GOOD PROGRAM.))
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[OUT Q=and a good program]


That program was all part of the annual First LEGO League competition held at Eastern Montgomery High School.
The challenge requires teams to build a robot entirely from legos.
[SOT 38:00; TAPE 1]
[IN Q=You'll just never]

((BRIAN SCOTT/COMPETITION DIRECTOR: YOU'LL JUST NEVER THINK OF ALL THE THINGS YOU'LL SEE ACTUALLY ON COMPETITION DAY BECAUSE EVERYBODY LOOKS AT THOSE IN A DIFFERENT WAY AND LOOKS AT THE LEGO PIECES AND SAYS HA HA I'M GOING TO DO THIS.))


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[OUT Q=going to do this]


They then compete in a two minute obstacle course.
The robots must hit a number of objects, pick some up and in some cases move them to another location.
[SOT 1:20:37; TAPE 2]
[IN Q=The competition actually]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THE COMPETITION ACTUALLY BEGAN EIGHT WEEKS AGO IN THE CLASSROOM. THERE STUDENTS DID A LOT OF RESEARCH AND ACTUALLY BUILT THEIR OWN ROBOTS. THEY FOUND HOWEVER THAT ALL THE PREPARATION IN THE WORLD DOESN'T ALWAYS PRODUCE RESULTS.))
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[OUT Q=produce results]

((NAT SOUND OF COMPETITION WHERE THE ROBOT FAILS TO WORK))
Sometimes unfortunately, the robot fails to operate, misses its target, or falls apart.
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[IN Q=There's a lot of]

((ERIC BROWN/COACH: THERE'S A LOT OF THINGS THAT CHANGE WHEN YOU WALK IN THE DOOR. IT'S DIFFERENT FROM WORKING IN YOUR BASEMENT, COMING HERE AND TRYING AGAIN, IT CHANGES EVERYTHING.))
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[OUT Q=it changes everything]


Everything does come together however in a different way.
Win or lose, everyone ends up learning something along the way.
[SOT 1:18:30; TAPE 2]
[IN Q=I say you learn]

((ASHLEY WHITTAKER/DUBLIN COMPETITOR: I SAY YOU LEARN TEAMWORK, TEAMWORK AND RESPONSIBILITY.))
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[OUT Q=and responsibility]


And how to have a good time whether that means a few ups or downs. (SHOT OF ROBOT GOING UP AND THEN DOWN AT 35:05)
Justin McLeod, News 7, Montgomery County.))
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The three top teams from this regional competition go onto the state competition held at Virginia Tech December 8th.



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Still to come, one local county gets a refreshing business deal with a soft drink company...
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and also, for one man going to work is definitely a blast. We'll take you behind the scenes with the human cannonball in just a bit.
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[Pepsi]


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It's official. Wythe County has landed a sweet deal with Pepsi.
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[SUPER=03-Wytheville/August 12;]

The company has officially chosen the county for a new plant-- which local officials hope will bring as many as 200- jobs. Virginia competed with West Virginia for the 65- million dollar project. The 300-thousand square-foot plant will have jobs for merchandisers, lab technicians, machine operators, administrators and managers.
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[VA-Jobs]


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The state's HIGHEST unemployment rate can be found in southwestern Virginia... while Charlottesville has one of the LOWEST rates. Still it was Charlottesville that lost the most non-farm related jobs last year. The area lost about 21-hundred positions, mostly in public education. Danville lost some 12-hundred non-farm jobs-- while Roanoke lost about 18- hundred.


[Business-Review ]


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Meanwhile, some good economic news in Henry County this week, and also Harry Potter stirs up sales in the Roanoke Valley. News 7's Rachel Cannon has those stories and more in this week's Business Review.
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[IN Q=music graphics]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :08]
[SUPER=01-Ken Schrang/Activewear President; :26]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :36]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :55]
[SUPER=01-Melanie Simmons/Holiday Shopper; 1:12 (QUICK)]
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(([MUSIC AND GRAPHICS] This week in Review...
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Governor Warner comes bearing good news in Henry County. He joined local officials in announcing that Activewear, a new textile company, is opening in the former VF Imagewear facility that closed in April. Activewear is hiring 405 workers, choosing Martinsville over other locations.
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[SOT 02-36 TC 1:34:13]
[IN Q=SIMPLY]

((KEN SCHRANG/ACTIVEWEAR PRESIDENT; SIMPLY BECAUSE OF THE QUALITY OF THE WORKFORCE THE TRAINED WORKFORCE, THE SPIRIT OF THE COMMUNITY AND SPECIFICALLY THE PRO BUSINESS CAN DO ATTITUDE.))
[OUT Q=ATTITUDE.]

[INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE] [02-39 TC1:04:03] News of the jobs spread quickly. Henry County residents rushed to the Virginia Employment Commission to apply. Many, like Dorothy Tickle, are part of the 23-hundred workers that lost their jobs when V-F closed.
She spent about 10-years doing custodial work and hopes she's among those hired at Activewear. [INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE]
[TAPE#=02-34 TC 1:46:28]

Let the holiday shopping begin. Decorations and extended store hours are two signs tis the season to buy presents. Local retailers say so far, sales are good. On the national level, experts predict mediocre returns.
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[SOT 02-34 TC 1:46:49]
[IN Q=I THINK]

((MELANIE SIMMONS/HOLIDAY SHOPPER; I THINK PEOPLE ARE MORE CONSCIENTIOUS ABOUT WHAT THEY'RE BUYING AND WHAT THEY'RE SPENDING THERE ARE JUST SO MANY UNCERTAINTIES YOU KNOW WITH WHAT WE'RE SEEING.))
[OUT Q=SEEING.]

[INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE]
[TAPE#=Video @ Harry-Potter at 6pm on 11-15-02 Tape#? TC? ]

Finally, Harry Potter flew into theaters this week. The Chamber of Secrets is the second film adaptation of author JK Rowling's best selling books. By opening day, Roanoke's Valley View Grande already sold 1-thousand advanced tickets. Worldwide, the original Potter film took in nearly 1-billion at the box office. For News 7, I'm Rachel Cannon and that's this week's Business Review. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]))
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Still to come on News 7 at 11, U-V-A gets Bowl-eligible with a win over N-C State. Highlights in sports...
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Plus, one of the Back Street Boys gets involved in a new world record-- but this one has nothing to do with music.
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[Human-Cannonball]


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There are some days many people think they've got the worst job in the world, but most people don't get on the hot seat like David Smith.
Joel Thomas joined him for a day on the job.
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[SUPER=03-Fort Worth, TX; :00]
[SUPER=01-David Smith/Human Cannonball; :36]
[SUPER=01-Joel Thomas/Reporting; :28]
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[OUT Q=Thomas, for CBS News.]

(((cheering)
(JOEL) WELCOME TO DAVID SMITH'S OFFICE.
(Its very dangerous. you get on shot to make it safely.)
(We've prepared for weeks to come down and do a show show like this. and the whole thing only lasts four seconds)
(i've got to stretch my calves.)

PRACTICALLY NO ONE ON THE PLANET WANTS DAVE'S JOB.
(there's probably ten in the world. four of them are in my family.) (yeah. i'm the human cannonball. I even have to t

ell my life insurance guy that. Shrine Circus/Fort Worth, Tx IN A THEATRE OF EXTRAVAGENCE....DAVE -- A.K.A. THE BULLET IS A STAR. AND HE PLANS ON FLYING ALL THE WAY ACROSS HERE. HIS TALENT IS IN THE PREPARATION. 1/2 DEGREE OFF AND HE HITS THE CEILING.
(its so fast you're out of the barrel before you even know it. you're in the air.)

AND LOOK AT WHAT HE'S FLYING THROUGH. AN OMINOUS ONE-HUNDRED THIRTY FOOT FLIGHT THROUGH THIS.
(I've got to go over the lighting trussle there. over all that stuff between the things for the trapeze and land where

the pony ride is. As soon as the elephants are out of the way we'll wind up the cannon and get everything ready.)
(you can't make any mistakes. you just can't).

THERE'S NO TURNING BACK.
(That's when you need the kids. you need a little encouragement to climb in the thing. once i'm in there, its down t

o business.)
(oh man! wait til you hear them scream. its all worth it right there.)

THIS IS DAVID SMITH'S OFFICE. HE IS A HUMAN CANNONBALL.)))

[S-Cavs]


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The last 7 times that Virginia and North Carolina State had met, the team that rushed for more yardage had gone on to win the game. That stat held true again today as the Cavs rung up 197 yards on the ground to the Pack's 96.
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[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/JP Sports; :00]


Both teams came in saddled by two game losing streaks.
Matt Schaub got the UVA party started right finding Ottawa Anderson for a 21 yard TD and Virginia was out front 7-nothing.
It was 7-3 in the third quarter when Schaub went to work again. This time he hits tight end Patrick Estes in the zone to put the Cavs up 14-3. Schaub's 22 TD passes make him the school's single season record holder.
But the ACC's total offense leader Phillip Rivers got the Pack a little closer. The two yard scamper made it 14-9.
Virginia tried to put the game on ice, but Anderson fumbled giving State new life.
On 4th and 7 at the Hoos 15 though, Rivers got hit as he threw, and Jamaine Winborne knocks down the
[SUPER=36-N.C.State #20/9/Virginia/14/;]

pass in the endzone. UVA pulls the upset 14 to 9. The Cavs are now 7 and 4, which means that they are bowl eligible.


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[SUPER=01-Al Groh/Cavaliers Head Coach; :00]
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[S-Keydets]


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The VMI Keydets closed out the season today in Charlotte beating the Citadel in the Military Classic of the South.

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[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/Keydets vs. Bulldogs; :00]


To the Queen City we go, where kilts were in despite the wet weather.
VMI tied the game at 7 just before the half, but on the ensuing kickoff, the Bulldogs Scooter Johnson lives up to his name. He picks up the pigskin at the ten yard line and heads upfield. Johnson gets a few blocks and is off to the races 90 yards to the house. The Citadel led it 13-7 at the break.
The Keydets rallied in the second half. Joey Gibson hits John Bell over the middle and Bell gets it done for a 17 yard score. That was the game winner as VMI closes out its tenure in the Southern Conference with a 23
[SUPER=36-VMI/23/The Citadel/21/;]

to 21 win. The Keydets even their record at 6 and 6 to finish the season with the most wins since 1981.
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[S-Blitz]


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[WIPE to ENG!!]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Champaign, IL/ABC Sports; :00]


In the top 25, the top dog in the BCS got a scare at Illinois. Ohio State needed overtime and this 8 yard run from Maurice Hall to stave off the Illini and stay unbeaten, but just barely 23 to 16.
[SUPER=03-Lubbock, TX/ABC Sports; :14]


In the Big 12, Kliff Kingsbury went wild for Texas Tech. Kingsbury threw it around for 508 yards on the afternoon and Texas Tech upended number 4 Texas who still had national title hopes 42 to 38.
[SUPER=03-Auburn, AL/Georgia vs. Auburn; :27]


Georgia is headed to the SEC title game after knocking off Auburn. David Greene tossed a 19 yard TD pass to Michael Johnson to win it 24 to 21.
[SUPER=03-Tallahassee, FL/ABC Sports; :]


We finish up in the ACC, where Florida State rolled past North Carolina 40 to 14. With the win, the Seminoles claim another league title.
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[S-Dazzle]


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Last night, Kent Davison watched his Roanoke Dazzle blow an 18 point second half lead in a loss to Huntsville. The Dazzle was back on the Civic Center hardwood tonight to entertain the Fayetteville Patriots and former Carolina Tarheel Jason Capel.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Patriots vs. Dazzle; :00]


The Dazzle hoped to cut down on the turnovers that were such a problem down the stretch last night.
Early on, Jamal Robinson steps outside for the 17 footer. That goes down and the Dazzle trailed by one.
In the second quarter, Cory Alexander deals to Cypheus Bunton for the jami-jam, and the Dazzle stayed within a point at 25-24.
Capel did his part for the Patriots, getting the tough hoop right here in traffic. He finished the night with 7 points.
Later Bunton, answers on the spin move. He finishes with the left hand and Roanoke had the lead at 35-34.
[SUPER=33-Fayetteville/73/Roanoke/80/;]


And the Dazzle goes on to win it 80 to 73 for its first victory of the season. Alexander led the way with 26 points.
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[S-Girls]


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Over at Northside tonight, the Lady Vikings battled William Fleming for the Blue Ridge District title and a spot in next week's regionals.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Colonels vs. Vikings; :00]


Cynthia Brown's club was fresh off an upset of top seeded Blacksburg two nights ago.
We pick it up in the third quarter. Northside's Dana Powell kicks the rock ahead to Brittney Hughes for the lay-in. She finished with 21 points.
The Lady Colonels turn to Nikki Bolden who goes baseline and throws up the awkward 'J', but it goes down as Fleming tried to cut into a 14 point deficit.
Later, more Vikings. Corey Fertita gets hung up down low, but finds an open Powell behind the arc.
[SUPER=33-William Fleming/40/Northside/58/;]

Powell buries the three ball. And Northside claims the district title 58 to 40. The Lady Vikes will join Blacksburg and Lord Botetourt in the Region Three tourney.
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[S-Busch]


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[WRITER=twe]
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On the eve of the Winston Cup finale in Homestead, the top two competitors in the points race made news for different reasons. Mark Martin lost his appeal of a 25 point penalty which means that he is still 89 back of Tony Stewart. Stewart made headlines today in South Florida for what else--bumping a photographer after Happy Hour practice.
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Drama was a theme at the track today. In the Busch race, leader Jason Keller ran out of gas on the final lap. That enabled Scott Wimmer to visit victory lane for the 4th time in the last 8 races. Wimmer took the checkered flag in the Ford 300.
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Finally, a new record was set today in the Netherlands for creating the world's largest domino chain reaction.
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"Back Street Boy"-Nick Carter started the reaction that knocked down over 3-point-8 million dominos. A team of 89 was in charge of setting up the dominos in a calculated manner. Painstaking measures were taken to prevent accidentally setting off the reaction early. The success of the domino chain beat out the old record of 3 and a half million dominos set last year, for an official(------------) spot in the Guinness Book of World Records.