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Coming up on News 7-
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Local law enforcement and loved ones hope time is bringing them closer to solving a brutal triple murder. Plus, an apparent sniper is at work at West Virginia convenience stores. And, a local soldier gets some much needed R and R at home.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]


News 7 is next.
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[SOT 19:01:32:19]
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((*SINGING* THERE'S A DAWN IN EVERY DARKNESS BRINGING HOPE TO YOU AND ME. *SINGING*))
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[VO-NAT]


Friends and family remember Michael, Mary and Jennifer Short, and wait for their killer to be captured.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]

Good evening, I'm Shannon Young. Jean is off tonight.

[Short-Murders]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[WRITER=ejo]
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Michael and Mary Short were found murdered in their Oak Level home one year ago today. Six weeks later, Jennifer's bones were discovered in Rockingham County, North Carolina. Tonight the Shorts' family and friends gathered to remember their loved ones.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Jenn/BAM;]
[GRAPHIC=Short family FS in BAM]

Jennifer Wishon attended the service and joins us now with more. Shannon - The past year has helped to heal some wounds, but friends and family of the Shorts say it's still difficult to remember what happened.
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[SUPER=@Jennifer1;]

And perhaps the most difficult part of the whole ordeal is that the person or persons that murdered the Shorts still remain at large.
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[IN Q=Dear friends we gather]
[SUPER=02-Morris Fleischer/Pleasant Grove UMC Pastor; :00]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.; :28 ]
[SUPER=01-Linda Hogan/Michael Short's Sister; :47 ]
[SUPER=01-Jerry Short/Michael Short's Brother; 1:01 ]
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[OUT Q=to show their support.]

(([COVER BITE]
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[SOT 18:56:28:20]
[IN Q=Dear Friends we gather]

((MORRIS FLEISCHER: DEAR FRIENDS WE GATHER HERE TONIGHT ON THIS DAY THAT AND THESE PARTS WILL BE REMEMBERED AS A DAY OF INFAMY. A DAY WHEN VILE ATROCITIES TOOK AWAY THREE VALUED MEMBERS OF OUR COMMUNITY. EVEN MORE IMPORTANTLY, THREE BELOVED PERSONS OF A FAMILY.))
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[OUT Q=of a family]

For surviving family members it was a tearful reunion. It was held in a place where memorials to the Short family are abundant. The minister urged family members to focus on the future and Michael Short's brother and sister are looking forward to the time when their brother's killer is brought to justice.
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[SOT 18:44:46:28]
[IN Q=It's hard to believe]

((LINDA HOGAN: IT'S HARD TO BELIEVE ANYBODY, A PERSON OR PERSONS, THAT COULD ACTUALLY DO SOMETHING LIKE THIS AND SLEEP AT NIGHT.))
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The fact that their relative's killer remains at large weighs heavy on their hearts.
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[IN Q=This year's been]

((JERRY SHORT: THIS YEAR'S BEEN REALLY HARD. YOU KEEP ALL THIS ON YOUR MIND AND IT'S HARD TO COPE WITH THINGS.))
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It also weighs on the Henry County Sheriff's Department. The Sheriff, along with investigators and other law enforcement were present to show their support.))
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A year later investigators are dedicated to finding the person or persons responsible for killing the Shorts. Both the Henry County and Rockingham County Sheriff Departments have teams of investigators working full time on the Short case.
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Shannon - family members still urge anyone with information to call.

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[ANCHOR=Shan]
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[WRITER=syo]
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For millions across the Northeast, a massive power outage could last through the weekend. Those who've had their power restored are being asked to use it sparingly. In the meantime, the US and Canada are working together to answer the question: "What happened?" Stacy Case reports.
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((BUILDINGS LIT UP THE NEW YORK SKYLINE ONCE AGAIN, AS POWER SLOWLY RETURNED TO MILLIONS OF ANXIOUS CUSTOMERS.
THE CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS IS NOW WIDE AWAKE -- AND MOST OF ITS RESIDENTS -- ARE NO LONGER IN THE DARK.
MAYOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG/(D) NEW YORK CITY "Over 80-percent of New York now has power"
A DAY AFTER THE LARGEST POWER BLACKOUT IN U.S. HISTORY, NEW YORKERS WENT LOW TECH ... ENJOYING THE SIMPLE THINGS IN LIFE ... WHILE WAITING FOR THE LIGHTS TO COME BACK ON.

(MOS HONEYMOONING COUPLE) - 10:58:07

"We went up to central park, walked around there - didn't need power for that - took a horse and buggy ride."

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12:42:39 "We've got lots of cold drinks and the formula's packed and we're just walking around enjoying the city
EVEN THOUGH MUCH OF THE POWER WAS RESTORED BY LATE FRIDAY, NEW YORK'S AIRPORTS WERE STILL IN DISARRAY ... SUBWAYS REMAINED AT A STANDSTILL ... AND ROUTINE ERRANDS LIKE GETTING GAS BECAME MONUMENTAL CHORES.

(MOS)

"Men don't have no patience. If it were women out here, this would have been done."
BUT THERE ARE SIGNS THE BIG APPLE IS RETURNING TO NORMAL. BASEBALL FANS CHEERED ON THE METS AT SHEA STADIUM. AND AFTER A NIGHT OF CANCELED PERFORMANCES, THE LIGHTS WERE BRIGHT ON BROADWAY ... BECAUSE THE SHOW AND LIFE, MUST GO ON.
STACY CASE/REPORTING THERE'S PLENTY OF FINGER-POINTING TO GO AROUND. ALREADY, CANADA AND
THE U-S HAVE FORMED A JOINT TASK FORCE TO INVESTIGATE. THE FOCUS --- A

SET OF TRANSMISSION LINES KNOWN AS THE 'LAKE ERIE LOOP' IN THE UPPER MIDWEST. LIGHTENING, FIRE AND OVERLOAD HAVE ALREADY BEEN RULED OUT. STACY CASE CBS NEWS NEW YORK))

[Travel]


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The blackout isn't only affecting people in the Northeast--travellers around the nation are feeling the effects.


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Millions were stuck on airport floors as nearly 400 flights were canceled. Travelers at O'Hare International in Chicago frantically tried to rearrange plans. This couple was supposed to be in New York yesterday evening, but weren't likely to leave until tonight at the earliest -- so they spent the time buying clean clothes and supplies and TRYING to find something to do with the day.
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((I DON'T KNOW. I WAS THINKING IF THERE WAS A DAY BASEBALL GAME OR SOMETHING. WE COULD GO SEE THE CUBS. AREN'T THEY HAVING A GOOD SEASON?))
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In Atlanta, Delta canceled flights to 15 Northeast cities affected by the blackout. And Northwest is asking passengers to postpone trips through the weekend, leaving people stranded for days.
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Air travel wasn't the only thing affected -- rail passengers in Boston were suspendeda s they waited for service to Connecticut and New York to resume. Amtrak is discouraging travel to New York City until full power is restored.
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[Tech-Power]


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Many experts say yesterday's blackout was bound to happen.
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They include Virginia Tech professor Richard Hirsh, who has studied electric power for more than 20-years. Hirsh says problems with the current grid system are inevitable because of its complex, centralized technology. He and other researchers at Tech are now working to develop what they feel is a more reliable system, called "distributed generation".
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((RICHARD HIRSH/HISTORIAN OF ELECTRIC POWER: IT IS SOMETHING THAT REQUIRES, OF COURSE, PEOPLE TO SEE A NEED FOR . AND A BLACKOUT LIKE THIS MIGHT STIMULATE PEOPLE INTO THINKING MORE IN TERMS WITH DISTRIBUTED GENERATION, INSTEAD OF CENTRALIZED GENERATION.))
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Hirsh says a similar system is already in place at Tech. He says it could take several years, though, before distributed generation can be widespread.
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[Erika-Preps]


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In Texas, power could just be one of many problems as Tropical Storm Erika approaches.
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A hurricane warning extends from Brownsville to Baffin Bay, with a tropical storm warning north to Port O'Connor. Forecasters say high winds, heavy rains, and storm surges of three to six feet are expected. They say Erika could be upgraded to Category One hurricane status by early tomorrow when landfall is expected.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

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Police near Charleston West Virginia are looking for a possible serial sniper after three people were shot and killed at convenience stores this week.
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[SUPER=03-Campbells Creek, WV;]

A 26-year old man and 31-year old woman were fatally shot late last night in what police say were apparently random attacks.
[SUPER=03-Charleston, WV;]

Sunday night, a 34-year-old man was shot in the head while using a pay phone. Several law enforcement agencies are working together to investigate the crimes.
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((SHERIFF DAVE TUCKER/KANAWHA COUNTY: WE ARE NOW INVESTIGATING INTO WHICH COULD BE A POSSIBLE SERIAL TYPE MURDERS. THE VICTIMS WERE ALL HIT; HEAD SHOTS, ONE WAS A HEAD SHOT, THE OTHER WAS A NECK SHOT.))
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Police say the black pickup was also spotted in the Campbells Creek area. Despite the warnings and stepped up patrols, officials say they don't want people living in fear. They say residents should just take a buddy if they have to visit a convenience store.
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[Goodyear]


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Goodyear workers in Danville are awaiting word from Cincinnati, as contract talks reach a critical point.
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Goodyear had set a mid-day deadline today for negotiators to reach a tentative agreement on a new contract, but the two sides continued talking into the evening.
Union employees have been working under the terms of their old contract, which expired in April. More than 2-thousand employees are affected at the plant in Danville. Union officials say they are prepared to strike if necessary.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A Covington soldier injured in Iraq gets a warm welcome home. The details are just ahead.
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[VO-NAT]

And just in time for football season .. Hokie fans have license to show their pride yet one more way.
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[Sports-preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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((Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office - as the NFL preseason revs up across the nation - we'll check in many of tonight's games. Plus, the light comes back on at Shea Stadium, the Hokies land a top high school quarterback. GW Danville gets the Friday Football Extra spotlight to itself and the Express makes some moves tonight on the Big 7.))

[Iraq-Latest]


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The U-S military says an Apache Helicopter made an emergency landing in Iraq--injuring two crew members. They were hospitalized in stable condition.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tikrit, Iraq;]

Fifty Iraqis from various tribes have volunteered for a training course organized by the U-S Army. After a three week program, they will sign a one year contract involving securing and protecting government and important buildings.
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Back home, some three thousand soldiers are preparing to ship out to Iraq to help secure urban operations.
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[Covington-Soldier]


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A local soldier hopes some time at home will help him heal from injuries sustained in Iraq.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Private First Class Adam Loan today returned to Roanoke where he was greeted by family, friends and balloons. The 21-year old is recovering from electrical burns. He was injured last month while securing fencing around the house occupied by Saddam Hussein's sons. Adam doesn't talk much about life in Iraq except to say he hopes Americans are grateful for the military's work.
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((PCF ADAM LOAN/INJURED SOLDIER: WELL, IT'S A LITTLE ROUGH. I HOPE EVERYBODY APPRECIATES WHAT EVERYBODY DOES OVER THERE. THEY'RE DEFINITELY IN MY PRAYERS EVERY NIGHT.))
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Adam's been in the Army for about a year and a half. He hopes to heal enough over the next 25-days to avoid needing skin grafts. His parents say Adam plans to spend the next few weeks going to doctor's appointments, catching up with friends and being pampered.
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[Majeed]


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The man charged with killing his former landlord has no chance of getting out of jail any time soon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]

Circuit Judge Jim Swanson granted a prosecution request today, revoking bond for 23 year old Muhammed Majeed. Earlier, a district judge set bond at half a million dollars, and while Majeed hadn't been able to post the 10 per cent needed to get out, today's revocation assures he *won't* get out before trial.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./July 8;]

Majeed admits shooting Christopher Hanes in a dispute over a security deposit that Hanes would not return.
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[Victory-Stadium]


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A group opposing construction of a new stadium and amphitheater in Roanoke is requesting an investigation of the controversial project.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The group, citizens for a sensible stadium decision, is considering legal action, and may decide whether to file a lawsuit in the next couple of weeks.
Members say city officials misled council and the public with faulty information, and they say council should order an investigation.
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[IN Q=If they actually]

((BRIAN WISHNEFF: IF THEY ACTUALLY READ THE INFORMATION AND THEN CHOOSE NOT TO DO IT, THEY WOULD BE WALKING AWAY FROM QUITE AN OVERWHELMING CASE.))
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[OUT Q=an overwhelming case.]
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City officials did not have an opportunity to review the group's charges in detail today.
But assistant city manager Chip Snead said they will take a close look at the allegations, and make sure that council and the public have all the relevant facts.
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[Bank-Robbery]


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Danville police are looking for the man who held up a Danville bank this afternoon. Police say he walked in to the Peoples National Bank on South Market Street, indicated he had a knife, and demanded money. He got it and took off, last seen running south on Main Street.


[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=ejo]
[NEWSCAST=11]
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A boating accident claims a life on Smith Mountain Lake. The details are still ahead.
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[VO-NAT]

And 26 years after Elvis left this world, some fans still can't wait to be first in line for the vigil.
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[Commercial]

[VT-Plates]


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[WRITER=myr]
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Virginia Tech fans have yet another way to sport their Hokie pride.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

The university unveiled its newest specialty license plate today. The plate features the V-T logo with the phrase "Go Hokies." Officials say it could be the start of a new trend.
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((LOCKE WHITE/DIRECTOR OF LICENSING: WE HOPEFULLY IN TOWARDS THE END OF THE FOOTBALL SEASON, MAYBE WE'LL HAVE A NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP LICENSE PLATE BUT WE'LL HAVE TO WAIT AND SEE ON THAT ONE.))
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Officials expect to bring in more than 200-thousand dollars a year from the new plate. That's more than they make from the two existing plates combined. However, fans will have to wait a while before they can buy the latest addition. Officials say it won't be available at the D-M-V for at least another five to six weeks.
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[Lake-Fatal]


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A boating accident has claimed a life on Smith Mountain Lake.
60-year-old Ray Swim of Moneta died from head injuries. It happened last night, but the information was released today. Authorities say two bass boats collided in the Roanoke arm of the lake near the old Cape Carolyn Marina.
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[Cycle-Wreck]


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[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]

State police say they'll have to question the victims before they know what caused a motorcycle and pickup truck to collide head on. They met along Route 122 in the Burnt Chimney area today around 2:30. The motorcycle driver was airlifted to R-M-H and is in serious condition. So is the pickup driver, but his passenger escaped with relatively minor injuries.
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[Massengill]


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Virginia's top cop is trading in his badge for more time with the grandkids.
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[SUPER=@File]


Colonel Gerald Massengill says he will retire on October 1st.
Massengill has been the superintendent of the Virginia State Police since June 2000.
He was first hired as a trooper in 1966 and has served in the force for 37 years.
Massengill says he is looking forward to spending more time with his family.
Lieutenant Colonel Steve Flaherty, a 28-year-veteran of the Virginia State Police, has been named as Massengill's replacement.
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[Elvis-Anniversary]


[ANCHOR=Shan]
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[WRITER=dgr]
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It's been 26 years since Elvis' death, and fans still flock by the thousands to Graceland in August to remember the king -- some take it very seriously
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Memphis, TN]

Bill Rowe is one of those people. This week, he took his rightful place at the front of the line. He has claimed that position for 14 of the past 17 years -- arriving a full 24 hours before tonight's vigil began.
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((BILL ROWE/ELVIS FAN FROM DAYTON, OH-IT IS A VERY EXCITING THING, I THIN OF IT AS AN HONOR MORE OR LESS, BUT IT DOESN'T REALLY MATTER IF I AM THE FIRST IN LINE OR THE TEN THOUSAND AND FIRST, I'LL STILL BE HERE))
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Rowe says he plans to keep making his annual pilgrimage to Graceland. He was one of thousands of fans expected to attend tonight's candlelight vigil.
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[Weather] [08/15/2003] [WXPRO/FULL] Current Statistics Weather Almanac [MUSIC UNDER]
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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Plenty of NFL preseason action to share - plus qualifying from Michigan, Friday Football Extra stuff from Danville and Express news from just off Electric Road. But first your Extra Point -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/MLB; :00]

The New York Mets know what's like to have a power outage - but tonight the lights were back on at Shaw Stadium. Mike Piazza the Mets hosted Larry Walker and the Rockies. 20,000 fans turned out for the game and for their it's a good thing Walker can;t play left and right field. This ball drops, Cliff Floyd scores and the Mets see the light and win it 5-to-4.
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[S-NFL]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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A big night of NFL preseason action - including a high scoring game on your Hometown Station.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH/CBS; :00]

The Browns and Packers put on an offensive show in Cleveland as Kelly Holcumb and Tim Couch each tossed TD passes, but Green Bay tosses one in the win column taking it 38 to 31.
[SUPER=03-E. Rutherford, NJ/Panthers Network;]

The Carolina Panthers wicked defense put a hurting on Kerry Collins and the Giants tonight. Julius Peppers brought the house and Carolina's "D" also took one to the house as Carolina wins it 20 to 10 with the help of Mike Minter's score.
[SUPER=03-Irving, TX/NFL; :00]

Bill Parcells and the Cowboys were at home in Irving hosting the Houston Texans. Quincy Carter look sharp in this one as he goes up top and hits Antonio Bryant for the score. Dallas wins it 34 to 6.
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[TALENT=MIKE]
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Vick takes on the Ravens tomorrow night, and the Redskins battle New England.

[S-Qualify]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Winston Cup qualifying this afternoon in Michigan was delayed two hours by rain. Here's Your starting grid.
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[SUPER=0107-16. Casey Mears//17. Elliott Sadler//18. Steve Park//19. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//20. Kurt Busch//;]
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[SUPER=0107-21. Jeff Gordon//22. Ward Burton//23. Tony Stewart//24. Tony Raines//25. Joe Nemechek//;]
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[SUPER=0107-26. Jamie McMurray//27. Ricky Rudd//28. Kenny Wallace//29. Dale Jarrett//30. Ken Schrader//;]
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[SUPER=0107-31. Rusty Wallace//32. Bill Elliott//33. Matt Kenseth//34. Jeff Green//35. Johnny Benson//;]
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[SUPER=0107-36. Kyle Petty//37. Mark Martin/Prov/38. Sterling Marlin/Prov/39. Ricky Craven/Prov/40. Jeremy Mayfield/Pro

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We are in Danville this morning for our Friday Football Extra stop. The Eagles have a new head coach in Dan Newell.
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Newell is a Danville native and a former Eagle who played on the 1982 state championship team.
He spent the last four seasons as an assistant at Pulaski and he hopes to bring a winning attitude back to GW, where the Eagles were just 5 and 5 last season.
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The Eagles are getting used to the comforts of a brand new locker room at the school thanks to a community wide effort.
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[wipe to pinnacle 13078] And next Friday night we'll open our 20th season with an hour long preseason speical as we take stroll down memory lane. And keep in mind the show is from 7-8pm. And we are giving a way a pair of Tech season tickets during teh show.
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A 34 year old from Memphis leads the PGA championship at the halfway point.
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[SUPER=03-Rochester, NY/TNT; :00]

Shaun Micheel (mu-keel) shot a two under 68 with the help of a fast finish to finished 36 holes at 3 under par. He, Billy Andrade and Mike Weir are the only ones under par. Tiger is at 6 over after shooting a 2 over par round today - that included a drive on the 323 yard 14th hole that comes in pin high - much to the surprise of Carl Peterson who as still putting. The final two rounds are on WDBJ-7 this weekend.
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Unfortunately, Chip Sullivan will not be playing. Chip ran into trouble on holes 10 through 14. On those five holes he had 2 bogeys and 2 double bogeys.

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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Hokies made some off the field noise today.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/August 7; :00]

Sean Glennon, the highly touted quarterback from Chantilly's Westfield high school has decided to play his college football at Tech. Glennon was rated by the Roanoke Times as the top junior in the state last year. He's six four, and in the past two years he has tossed 42 TD passes. He was recruited by assistant Lorenzo Ward.
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[GO TO PINNACLE] And Tech released the start times for the first four home games of the year. The UCF game will kickoff at three pm. The JMU contest begins at one, the Thursday night Texas A&M game will begin at 7:30 and the UConn game will start at Noon.
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[S-Express]


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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-152]
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The Roanoke Express made some off-the-ice moves today thatit hopes will bolster its performance in both the front office and the box office.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


The Team held a news conference at 419 West today to introduce new general manager Chris Pollock, who is also a minority owner of the team.
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Tony MacAulay also announced Bobby Thornton as his new assistant coach. He could not attend. MacAulay also said the ECHL collective bargaining agreement is still being negotiated and he also announced that Rick Kowalsky will return to play for the Express next season.
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Thanks to the efforts of a little girl, one of the hardest working members of the Virginia State Police force is getting some extra protection.
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[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Nine-year old Jessica Story raised 600-dollars to buy a bullet-proof vest for Mike, a German shepherd.
This is the fifth vest Jessica has donated to a police K-nine squad.
Jessica, who lives in Stephens City, raised the money by putting jars in convenience stores and getting help from her classmates.
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((JESSICA STORY/ANIMAL LOVER: I LIKE ANIMALS AND PETS. AND I DON'T WANT THE POLICE DOGS TO GET HURT. TROOPER BRIAN MOORE/K-9 HANDLER: I THINK IT'S A VERY VERY SMALL INVESTMENT TO PROTECT MY PARTNER AND MY BEST FRIEND. I'VE ONLY BEEN WITH HIM FOR ALMOST A YEAR. BUT HE'S MY BEST FRIEND AND MY BUDDY. AND IF THAT GETS THE CHANCE TO SAVE HIS LIFE ONE DAY, IT WILL ALL BE WORTH IT.))
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[SUPER=01-Trooper Brian Moore/VSP K-9 Handler; :05]
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State police say it has been forty years since a state police dog died in the line of duty.
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