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Coming up on News 7- An accident overnight kills a man in Roanoke.
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The latest figures show freshmen enrollment is up at Virginia Tech. More financial trouble for a Henry County company. The public comes to the rescue after two young girls selling soda are put out of business.
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Plus, U-V-A shuts out Duke. News 7 is next.

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The American Red Cross appeals for donors...as the nation's blood supply reaches critical level.
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Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

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It's been a long hot summer for the American Red Cross. Typically the blood supply dries up in July and August but this year it is particularly bad. Justin McLeod tells us why.
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((((NAT SOUND OF NURSE TALKING AT 13:40))
It's a familiar sight these days.
Just about every time you turn around, the Red Cross is holding a blood drive, even at the local mall like the one here at Tanglewood Saturday.
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((KIM SHIVELY/BLOOD DONOR: I'VE HEARD ABOUT IT ALL SUMMER, THAT THERE'S A BIG SHORTAGE.))
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A shortage that began earlier than expected this year.
Since June, the Red Cross has had less than a day's supply of blood.
The agency typically likes to have at least three days worth.
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((BOB LUTJEN/AMERICAN RED CROSS: IT'S REALLY BEEN A REALLY BAD SUMMER NOT JUST LOCALLY BUT NATIONALLY.))
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There are several reasons for the shortage.
Blood donations are usually down during the summer because of vacations and college students are not in school.
Virginia Tech for example provides about 3-thousand pints a year.
There's also this year's slow economy.
A blood drive scheduled at the Pillowtex plant in Henry County was canceled because the plant shut down.
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[IN Q=The Red Cross has]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THE RED CROSS HAS TRIED A SLEW OF NEW PROMOTIONS THIS SUMMER TO GET PEOPLE TO COME IN TO GIVE BLOOD. THEY'VE TRIED EVERYTHING FROM FREE T-SHIRTS, TICKETS, EVEN A GRILL A DAY GIVEAWAY. THE CAMPAIGN HAS WORKED SOMEWHAT BUT NOT ENOUGH.))
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((QUICK NAT SOUND OF NURSE TALKING TO DONOR))
The Red Cross only does these promotions during emergencies.
The situation is so bad one area hospital came close to canceling elective surgeries.
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((BOB LUTJEN/AMERICAN RED CROSS: MANY OF THEM ARE NOT HEARING THE MESSAGE THAT THEY ARE NEEDED ON A DAILY BASIS, ON A REGULAR BASIS, TO HELP SAVE SOMEONE'S LIFE BY DONATING BLOOD.))
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The reality is only about five percent of the area's eligible donors gives blood on a regular basis.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.))

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A man is recovering from injuries sustained while canoeing on the James River near Glasgow today.
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The Glasgow Lifesaving and Rescue squad received the call about a man who had broken his leg while canoeing on the river just below Balcony Falls. Rescue units pulled the victim off of the river bank, and took him to a waiting ambulance. The man was taken to Stonewall Jackson Hospital in Lexington. There is no word on his condition.
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[DUI-Checkpoint]


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Roanoke City police are out in force, trying to catch drunk drivers.
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The city has put up a sobriety checkpoint on 13th Street in Southeast. It's an effort to cut down on drinking and driving over the holiday weekend.
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Police are handing out pamphlets about the dangers of drunk driving. This is the first sobriety checkpoint the City of Roanoke has set up in nearly a year.
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A man was killed in a single car accident on 581 near the Peters Creek exit in Roanoke early this morning. State police say 43 year old Harold Carter Lewis Junior of Ashburn was driving his pickup southbound when he gradually ran off the road and into the median. The truck then struck a concrete culvert, went airborne, and rolled several times. Lewis was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say the victim was wearing his seatbelt, and alcohol was NOT involved.

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A Henry County company continues to have trouble paying its bills.
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Cerxon (SERKS-on) is a technology company located in the former DuPont Factory.
The company was recently two months behind in paying its rent and repaying its loans.
After the county attorney sent a letter to company officials, Cerxon paid what it owed for May and June.
But a county spokesperson says Cerxon now owes about 20- thousand dollars for July and August.
Cerxon (SERKS-on) employs 25 people and supplies high-tech components for the automobile, cell phone, and medical industries.
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[Henry-Voting]


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Henry county leaders wish they could vote "no" on a new federal mandate.
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The Board of Supervisors heard a presentation this week from the county's electoral board.
By the November 2004 presidential election, Henry County must purchase 80 touch screen computerized voting machines similar to the ones you see here.
A federal grant will pay for 47 machines but the county will then have to buy 53 machines at a total cost of 149-thousand dollars.
Some Supervisors raised concern over the cost because of the county's financial problems.
The board voted to send a letter to the area's Congressional delegation asking for more federal help.
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[Hidden-Valley]


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One Roanoke County school is experiencing some growing pains.
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In its second year of operation, Hidden Valley High School will for the first time have a senior class.
In its first year, the school only housed freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.
Students from the class of 2004 say they are honored to be the school's first graduating class.
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((DYLAN HENDERSON/HIDDEN VALLEY H.S. SENIOR: IT WILL BE SOMETHING I CAN LOOK BACK AND TELL MY KIDS CAUSE I REALLY DON'T PLAN ON MOVING AWAY FROM THE ROANOKE VALLEY, I REALLY LIKE IT HERE AND SO HOPEFULLY MY KIDS COME HERE AND CARRY ON SO IT WILL BE REALLY COOL TO TELL MY KIDS I WAS THE FIRST GRADUATING CLASS FROM HIDDEN VALLEY.))
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The first graduating class means there are more students at Hidden Valley.
Last year, the school had a little over 700 students, this year it has more than a thousand.
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((AMY DIETRICH/HIDDEN VALLEY H.S. SENIOR: THE HALLWAYS ARE HORRIBLE ALREADY. AT CAVE SPRING WE THOUGHT IT WAS BAD LIKE GOING THROUGH AND IT'S PRETTY MUCH THE SAME WAY NOW.))
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For their senior project, students are discussing doing something that will indicate they were the first graduating class.
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[Tech-Enrollment]


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Despite major budget cuts, freshmen enrollment is up at Virginia Tech.
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Preliminary numbers indicate the university will have 4,950 freshmen this year, that's an increase of 165 students from last year.
However, overall enrollment at Virginia Tech remains the same at about 25-thousand.
The news comes as the university is dealing with 61 million dollar in state cuts, which has led to the elimination of more than 300- course offerings.
Despite the cutbacks, a university spokesperson says there continues to be a tremendous demand for higher education.

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Virginia Tech received more than 18-thousand applications this year.

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Habitat for Humanity has helped build 120 homes in the Roanoke Valley over the past 17 years, but even with that record, volunteers are still needed.
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Much of the money used to build homes in the Valley is raised at the Habitat Store on Patterson Avenue in Roanoke. 90 percent of all the items found inside are donations from private groups or charitable businesses. But a lack of volunteers means that Habitat sometimes can't pick up items that are donated.
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((MARIA WILSON GILMER/HABITAT STORE DIRECTOR-THERE'S BEEN ONE VERY SIZABLE DONATION FROM A LOCAL BUSINESS THAT WE JUST SIMPLY HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO PUT TOGETHER THE MANPOWER TO GO GET. AND THEN ON A SMALLER SCALE SMALL ITEMS FROM INDIVIDUAL PEOPLE THAT WANT TO DONATE, BUT THEY JUST CAN'T BRING THEM HERE.))
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The store is not just for Habitat families -- people who are remodeling and looking for a good deal can shop at the store. Profits go back into the Habitat system to help build homes for low income families.
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Still to come on the newscast, a reward for information about the murder of a Franklin County woman has generated some new leads...
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and on this holiday weekend, these guys aren't working on the road, they are actually working to catch speeders.
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((Hey, everbody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, the Cavs lose Matt Schaub but survive to beat Duke. The Hokies know what they're getting into with Central Florida, and PH opens the Doug Ross era at Victory Stadium. Plus, the Avs lose ground in the playoff chase, and Brian Vickers wins at Darlington. Sports is racin your way in just a few.))

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A hefty reward is generating several new leads in the Stephanie Bennett murder case.
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This week, her father offered a 100- thousand dollar reward for any information that leads to an arrest and conviction in the case.
Since that time, Carmon Bennett says he has received one call and he knows of seven or eight calls made to the Raleigh Police Department.
Bennett says the callers are providing information about people police may want to investigate.
23 year old Stephanie Bennett grew up in Franklin County
She was murdered in her Raleigh, North Carolina apartment in May of last year.
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Roanoke College plans to pursue charges against the person who called in a bomb threat Thursday night.
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Police say an unidentified male caller made the threat just before six o'clock.
It happened 90- minutes before controversial civil rights lawyer Morris Dees was scheduled to speak at the Bast Center.
Officers from campus safety, Salem Police, and State Police then conducted a security sweep, which turned up nothing.
The event went on as scheduled.
The Salem Police Department has assigned a detective to investigate the incident.
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American officials are saying nothing so far about the investigation into Friday's huge car bombing in Iraq. Iraqi police have arrested 19 men, all of whom have reportedly admitted ties to al-Qaida Charles D'Agata has more.
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((Iraqi police say they arrested four men immediately after the bombing at Najaf ...they were running away...All four suspects, they claim, have ties to al Qaeda, told them of other plots to kill more religious leaders, and to sabotage Iraq's power plants, oil pipelines and water supplies. So far so good, if true. But the speed of the arrests and the all-too-quick spilling of the beans, have made some, sceptical. ON CAMERA:The fact that the suspects include two Saudi Arabians and two Iraqis reinforces what the US administration and Iraqi officials have been saying, that the terrorist attacks are the work of outside groups in league with Iraqi conspirators. A convenient fit. But the reality is, there are so MANY enemies here, so MANY suspects. Each of the bombs of August have struck at the heart of something important in Iraq.
(JORDANIAN EMBASSY FILE- AUGUST 7 )

The bomb at the Jordanian embassy struck at diplomacy.
(UN HQ FILE - AUGUST 19)

The bomb at the UN headquarters struck at the heart of relief.
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And the bomb at the holiest shrine of Najaf struck at the heart of Iraq's religious and political majority. The FBI has already determined that the explosives used in the attack are similar to the ones used in the UN attack -- a truck packed with ordnance left over from Saddam's days... EVERY attack has targeted organizations with no DIRECT connection with the US presence...EVERY attack planned to inflict the worst possible damage...the message: it is now open season on anyone seen cooperating with America.))

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In Minnesota, a pair of young girls end up in hot water over cool beverages.


That story still ahead on the newscast.
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and for now, their purring is more dangerous than their bite, but that will all change in a matter of weeks. We'll check in with Roanoke's Snow Leopard Cubs in a little bit.
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Lead foots beware -- that construction crew might actually be police officers.
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State Police in Maine are donning construction crew outfits to catch speeders in construction zones. They're setting up along the Maine Turnpike wearing hard hats, and orange safety vests. They're also armed with radar guns on tripods meant to look like surveyor tools. When they catch a speeder, they radio ahead to troopers in cars who pull them over and ticket them.
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A soda stand is back in operation after cops busted up a seven and a four year old girls' business.
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The girls were running a soda stand outside the Minnesota State Fair when they were shut down because they didn't have

a license to sell beverages. They were told to pay a 60 dollar fee -- or they could NOT re-open. Some local businesses offered to pay the fee, but St. Paul's mayor beat them to it.
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((HOWARD ORENSTEIN/ST. PAUL MAYOR'S OFFICE-MAYOR KELLY'S INSTRUCTIONS THIS MORNING WERE VERY CLEAR. HE SAID, 'LEAVE THE LITTLE GIRLS ALONE))
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The fee was waived and by Friday, the girls were back in business -- trying to figure out what to do with their profits.
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((MIKAELA ZIEGLER/7 YEARS OLD-I'M GONNA BUY A BARBIE THAT I REALLY WANT. BUT I'M GONNA GET CHANGE BECAUSE I HAVE 17 AND THE BARBIE'S ONLY 15.99.))
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Coming up, the Wahoos win the battle with Duke, but lose one of their warriors. Frank Beamer addresses the kicking game, and the Avs try to keep their playoff hopes alive, but first tonight's extra point,
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Forget the majors, PGA golfer Phil Mickelson is trying his hand in the minors--as in baseball. Lefty tried out this weekend with the Toledon Mudhens, the triple A farm club of the Detroit Tigers. He throws a baseball right handed and apparently his velocity wasn't where it needed to be to earn a spot on the pitching staff. The club decided not to offer him a contract.
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The Virginia Cavaliers hadn't won a season opener in four years, but the Wahoos pitched their first shutout since 1998 to beat Duke, although the victory was a costly one as UVA lost Heisman hopeful quarterback Matt Schaub to an injured shoulder.
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Schaub sprained the right shoulder on this play during the Cavs opening drive and missed the rest of the contest, watching the second half with his arm in a sling.
Redshirt freshman Anthony Martinez then came in and gave a good account of himself, hooking up with Art Thomas for 39 yards.
That setup this two yard touchdown run by Wali Lundy as Virginia jumped on top 10 to nothing.
Just before the half, Martinez went to the air again, this time finding tight end Heath Miller for a nine yard TD strike and a 17-nothing cushion.
[SUPER=36-Duke/0/Virginia #18/27/;]

Marques Hagans finished things off, hauling in this Martinez pass and finding the endzone. Virginia won it 27 to nothing. Schaub will be reevaluated tomorrow.
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[S-Tech]


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When it looked like Miami, Boston College and Syracuse would be the teams leaving the Big East for the ACC, the University of Central Florida was one of the first schools mentioned as a possible addition to the Big East. The Golden Knights may still end up there, and that's partially why they relish the chance to upset Tech tomorrow afternoon.
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For Tech, the biggest problem area this preseason was the play of the kickers. Beamer is in charge of them, and he's not ready to give up on the players or himself.
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Tomorrow afternoon's game kicks off at 3pm.

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The VMI Keydets dropped their opener at Navy this afternoon 37 to 10. Sophomore slotback Gary Price scored the lone touchdown for VMI in a game that was delayed nearly an hour by lightning in the second half. Redshirt freshman quarterback Jonathan Wilson completed 16 of 28 passes with one interception in his first collegiate game. VMI plays at Davidson next week.

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Around the top 25, there was just one matchup between ranked teams. Southern Cal made short work of some folks preseason pick for all the marbles, the Auburn Tigers.
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[SUPER=03-Auburn, AL/Trojans vs. Tigers; :00]


Carson Palmer's replacement, Matt Reinhart threw for 192 yards in his first start and the Trojans setup 17 points with three turnovers. Number 8 USC pummeled 6th ranked Auburn 23 to nothing.
[SUPER=03-Clemson, SC/ABC Sports; :]


At Clemson, Georgia's David Greene accounted for 2 TD's including one on the ground and another thru the air as them Hairy Dawgs woofed down Clemson, to the tune of 30 to nothing.
[SUPER=03-Morgantown, WV/ESPN; :]


We wrap up the blitz in Morgantown, where Anthony Davis gave 21st ranked Wisconsin a 24-17 win over the Mountaineers with a 1 yard touchdown run with less than three minutes left.
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[S-PH]


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For most folks, the high school football season began last night. But Patrick Henry couldn't play at Victory Stadium on Friday because of the Fleming-Magna Vista contest, so the Patriots kicked things off with Jefferson Forest tonight.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Cavaliers vs. Patriots; :00]


The Doug Ross era at PH began, but Ross's debut wasn't one to really remember.
JF led it 6-nothing in the opening minutes.
Then late in the first half, the Cavs Ryan Skibinski puts the heat on Patrick Henry's Mike Young who coughs up the pigskin in the endzone, but makes a nice play to smack it out of the endzone for a safety.
On the ensuing possession for Jefferson Forest, Sean Sturm hits Deontae Cobbs in the flat and Cobbs breaks a tackle turning the play into a 60 yard touchdown.
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Jefferson Forest led 14 to nothing, and the Cavaliers went on to beat PH 33 to zip.
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The Salem Avalanche is running out of time if it wants to make the Carolina League's post season. The Avs were a game out with three to play entering tonight's contest in Lynchburg.
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[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Avalanche vs. Hillcats; :00]


Hector Gimmenez got Salem on the board early delivering an RBI single to score Brandon Carraway, but there wasn't quite enough of that tonight as the Hillcats won it 6 to 5.
[SUPER=37-Salem/5/Lynchburg/6/;]

First place Kinston beat Myrtle Beach 5 to nothing which means that the Avs trail by two games with just two to play.


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[WIPE to ENG!!]
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In the big leagues, just two days after burying his father, Barry Bonds went deep for the Giants off of the Big Unit Randy Johnson. The 403 foot shot was the 40th of the season for Bonds as San Fran beat Arizona 2 to 1.
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA/Fox Sports; :00]


Jorge Posada hit two big flies for the Bronx Bombers today against the Bosox. The Yankees beat up on Pedro Martinez and went on to win a slugfest 10 to 7.
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[S-Busch]


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We finish up on the track where Brian Vickers has gone to victory lane for the second time this season, taking the checkered flag in today's Winn Dixie 200 at Darlington.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Darlington, SC/NBC; :00]


Scott Wimmer brought out the caution with just 23 laps to go because of a flat tire. Vickers was able to beat Michael Waltrip off of pit road by just that much. He then held on to take the checkered flag while his Hendrick teammate Kyle Busch finished second. Waltrip came home in third.
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[Snow-Leopards]


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[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
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A couple of frisky felines are giving the Mill Mountain Zoo a shot in the arm.
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[SOT 3:23]
[IN Q=NAT SOUND OF GUY SAYING "MAKE IT QUICK" AND THEN NAT SOUND OF CAT CRYING]
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[OUT Q=NAT SOUND OF SNOW LEOPARD GROWLING]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


This afternoon, a local veterinarian gave the snow leopard cubs their latest round of vaccinations.
Harry and Elsie are now nine weeks old and they both weigh just over eight pounds.
Since the cubs went on display two weeks ago, zoo keepers say people have been flocking to see them.
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[SOT 9:31]
[IN Q=These cubs were born]

((DAVE WOOD/MILL MT. ZOO: THESE CUBS WERE BORN IN JUNE AND PEOPLE JUST CAN'T ENOUGH CUBS ESPECIALLY AT THIS STAGE. THE TIMES YOU SEE THEM NOW IS WHEN THEY ARE SMALL AND CUTE, I MEAN THEY ARE CUTER EVEN AS THEY GET OLDER BUT WHEN THEY ARE REALLY LITTLE THEY ARE CUTE AND THEY ARE STILL AT A VERY CUTE STAGE.))
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[OUT Q=very cute stage]
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[VO-NAT]


The male and female cubs will get one more set of vaccinations in about three weeks before they become too big for zoo keepers to handle . (------------)