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Coming up on News 7-
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Firefighters battle a mobile home blaze tonight in Salem-
He killed his girlfriend's parents years ago - Will Jens Soering get parole?
Plus a former minister who killed an abortion doctor speaks on the eve of his execution date.
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And new specs for seeing better.
News 7 at Eleven is next.

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It could be more trouble for a murder suspect who fled to North Carolina. He's also under scrutiny in a fire investigation.
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[Goins]


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A Botetourt County man who tried to run from a murder charge is also being sought for questioning in a South Roanoke arson.
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47-year-old Milen Rube Goins is being held in the Botetourt County jail without bond.
He told a judge this morning he's going to hire a lawyer to represent him and wouldn't talk to investigators.
Goins is charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of his cousin.
He may also face charges for allegedly trying to attack an officer who was driving him from North Carolina to Fincastle.
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Today we've learned investigators in Roanoke also want to talk to Goins about a fire in the city.
They say Goins was painting a historic house that burned down on Cornwallis Avenue in South Roanoke in July.
The home's owner, Ed Walker, says Goins was a great painter, but that he apparently had a fight with his foreman shortly before the fire.

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Fire quickly destroyed a mobile home in Salem tonight.
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The blaze broke out before 10 tonight at Rameys Trailer Park, just off Route 419.
Two people were home at the time and got out safely.
Investigators believe the fire started in the bathroom, but they're not yet sure how.
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[Iraq]


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There could be a big change coming in Iraq.
The Bush administration is preparing to ask the United Nations to take more of a role in Iraq.
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A senior administration official says the U-S will ask the world body to transform the U-S-led force in Iraq to a multinational force.
It will also ask the U-N to play a leading role in forming an Iraqi government.
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Meanwhile, more violence in Baghdad- a car bomb attack today outside Baghdad's main police station.
Baghdad's police chief may have been the target- but the U-S backed chief was not in his office.
The blast killed an Iraqi officer and injured many more.
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[Death-Sentences]


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The death sentences are thrown out for more than 100 inmates in Arizona, Montana and Idaho.
A California based appeals court ruled the sentences should be commuted because they were imposed by judges- not juries.
The U-S supreme Court has ordered juries must render the death sentence.
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[Hill]


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In Florida a former minister faces the death penalty tomorrow- he will be the first person executed in the U-S for anti abortion violence.
The father of three shot to death an abortion doctor and his escort in 1994 as they walked into a clinic.
Today Hill says he has no remorse- and no regrets.
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((PAUL HILL/DEATH ROW INMATE: I CAN HONESTLY SAY IF I HAD NOT ACTED WHEN I DID IN THE WAY I DID. I COULD NOT LOOK MYSELF IN THE MIRROR.))
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[OUT Q=IN THE MIRROR.]
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Hill smiled and laughed at today's press conference saying he has no fear- only anticipation for what he says will be a great reward in heaven.
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[Clower]


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Sid Clower's served his time in prison, but he still has a debt to pay.
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The former Henry County administrator left the Rustburg Correctional Unit today.
He'll spend the next three months in a work-release program in Chatham.
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Clower served 400 days for embezzling more than 800-thousand dollars from the county Public Service Authority.
He's repaid about a quarter of it, by selling his house and handing over his county pension.
County officials say they don't expect to recover much more.
After work release, Clower still has 20 years of supervised probation in Henry County.
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[Soering]


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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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No parole for Jens Soering, the man convicted of killing his girlfriend's parents in Bedford County more than 10 years ago.
The 37-year-old says the Virginia Parole Board notified him last week that his parole was denied and that he won't get another hearing until 2006.
Soering was sentenced to two life terms for the murders of Derek and Nancy Haysom.
His girlfriend Elizabeth Haysom pleaded guilty to conspiring to kill her parents and was sentenced to 90 years in prison.
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[City-Council]


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Members of Roanoke City Council are joining the call for a new audit of crime and violence reporting in the city schools.
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Municipal Auditor Drew Harmon says a recent state review was not designed to reveal the extent of the under reporting problem, and did not consider whether mistakes were intentional.
He told members of city council he believes a new audit would help to restore public confidence in the school system. Members of city council agreed.
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((BILL BESTPITCH/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL; WAS THERE ANY INTENTIONAL UNDER REPORTING. WHAT IS THE DEGREE OF THE DISCREPANCIES THAT EXISTED IN THE PAST. HOW BIG ARE THE NUMBERS WE ARE TALKING ABOUT. IF HE THINKS THOSE ARE IMPORTANT QUESTIONS THAT NEED TO BE ANSWERED, I THINK WE SHOULD SUPPORT HIS RECOMMENDATION.))
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Today, members of city council urged the school board to consider Harmon's advice.
The board's audit committee will meet next week.
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[Hollins-Service]


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Classes at Hollins University have yet to start but that doesn't mean students aren't learning. Shannon Young says hundreds of freshman are a little richer in knowledge this evening after a lesson in the real world.
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[RUNS:02] Who knew college orientation could be so... filthy?
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((ALEXANDRA SCHLICHD/HOLLINS FRESHMAN: IT'S REALLY GROSS. THERE'A LOT OF GARBAGE AND I'M SO GLAD WE'RE DOING THIS 'CAUSE IT'S REALLY A SHAME ITS SO DIRTY.)) [RUNS:07]
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[IN Q=We're finding coke bottles...]

((LINDSEY CRESS/HOLLINS SOPHOMORE: WE'RE FINDING COKE BOTTLES, WE'RE FINDING BEER BOTTLES. JUST ALL SORTS OF DIFFERENT STUFF.)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=sorts of different stuff.]

Alexandra and Lindsey are students at Hollins University. But Tuesday found them picking up trash at Explore Park. They are two of nearly two hundred participants in annual Hollins Day of Service.
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((LYNDA CALKIN/DAY OF SERVICE COORDINATOR: I THINK IT'S PART OF THEIR OVERALL EDUCATION, IT TAKES THE CLASSROOM AND PUTS IT INTO REAL-LIFE EXPERIENCES..)) [RUNS:07]
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Most of these young women are required to volunteer as part of their freshman orientation. But many are new to the Roanoke Valley. For these two, picking up a paint brush means picking up new friends.
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((LYDIA BERESFORD/HOLLINS FRESHMAN AND CANDICE DALTON/HOLLINS FRESHMAN: 1:27:39 - 1:27:48 I PERSONALLY DIDN'T KNOW ANY OF THE GIRLS IN MY GROUP BUT WE ALL MET ON THE WAY OVER AND... LYDIA.... AND WE FOUND WE HAVE DIFFERENT THINGS IN COMMON. CANDICE.... IT'S BEEN A REAL BIG HELP.)) [RUNS:08]
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They're also finding that once they're off campus everyone's on equal ground.
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((ELIZABETH BROWN/HOLLINS FRESHMAN: WE'VE COME OUT HERE AND WE'RE SWEATY AND WE'RE HOT, WE'RE DIRTY AND WE'RE REALLY NOT JUDGING EACH OTHER.)) [RUNS:08]
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It's a lesson that rarely needs a touch up.
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((ALEXANDRA: I LIKE THE WHOLE TEAMWORK OBJECTIVE AND IT REALLY FEELS GOOD TO BE HELPING.)) [RUNS:04]
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But the hard work starts soon enough. Classes at Hollins start Wednesday. Shannon Young, News 7, Roanoke County.))
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Virginia's in a forgiving mood, at least until November.
More on the state's first tax amnesty program in years when News 7 returns.
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And from capitol hill to the courtroom-- A congressman charged with manslaughter faces a judge.
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[Erie-Bomb]


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Was a pizza delivery man forced to wear a homemade bomb around his neck -- that is what the F-B-I is trying to figure out.
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Authorities say the metal collar found around the neck of the man was designed to do one thing only -- hold a bomb.
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((BOB RUDGE/FBI-IT IS NOT LIKELY THAT WAS COMMERCIALLY MANUFACTURED AND WE DO NOT BELIEVE IT HAS ANY LEGITIMATE INDUSTRIAL USE))
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46 year old Brian Wells was arrested just blocks away from a bank he robbed in Erie Pennsylvania. Wells had delivered a pizza to a rural spot on Thursday -- 20 minutes later he walked into a bank and demanded money.

He told authorities that he had been forced to rob the bank after someone attached the bomb to his neck. The bomb exploded and killed Wells before it could be removed. Now the F-B-I is trying to determine if Wells put the bomb on himself.
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[Janklow]


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Fast driving results in a U-S congressman facing manslaughter charges.
Now instead of heading to capitol hill today, Bill Janklow headed to court.
As Jennifer Donelan reports driving over the speed limit isn't new to the South Dakota lawmaker.
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(( U.S. CONGRESSMAN BILL JANKLOW'S DRIVING RECORD SHOWS HE LIKES TO SPEED. BUT JANKLOW'S PACE WAS SLOW AS HE WALKED INTO A COURTHOUSE TUESDAY, WHERE A JUDGE WILL DECIDE IF THAT HEAVY FOOT - WAS A DEADLY WEAPON Russ Janklow/Congressman's Son. "He's down and depressed, you know. It's a tough day." IT WAS JANKLOW'S FIRST DAY IN COURT AND HIS FIRST DAY IN PUBLIC SINCE THE AFTERNOON OF AUGUST 16TH WHEN, ON THIS RURAL SOUTH DAKOTA ROAD, POLICE SAY THE 4 TIME FORMER GOVERNOR, BLEW THROUGH A STOP SIGN AND KILLED MOTORCYCLIST RANDY SCOTT.
AN ACCIDENT REPORT SHOWS INVESTIGATORS ESTIMATE JANKLOW'S CADILLAC WAS GOING BETWEEN 70 - 75 MPH IN A 55 MPH ZONE. AT THIS 4 WAY INTERSECTION POLICE SAY SCOTT - A MILITARY VETERAN AND FARMER - HAD THE RIGHT-OF-WAY, AND THAT JANKLOW WAS SUPPOSED TO STOP. IT WAS THE FIRST FATAL OUTCOME OF A LONG LIST OF ACCIDENTS AND SPEEDING VIOLATIONS FOR THE 63 YEAR OLD REPUBLICAN . STATE RECORDS SHOW 12 SPEEDING TICKETS SINCE 1990...AND 7 ACCIDENTS SINCE 1992. IF JANKLOW IS FOUND GUILTY OF THE FELONY 2ND DEGREE MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE AGAINST HIM...HE'LL FACE UP TO 10 YEARS IN JAIL. A FAMILY SPOKESMAN SAYS JANKLOW HAS NO PLANS TO GIVE UP HIS CONGRESSIONAL SEAT. AND, UNTIL HIS NEXT HEARING HE CAN RETURN TO WASHINGTON WITHOUT PERMISSION FROM A JUDGE. JENNIFER DONELAN, CBS NEWS.))

[Kerry]


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Democrat John Kerry was not on Capitol Hill either today- He was in South Carolina announcing his official run for the White House.
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He's been campaigning for months, but did not make it official until today.
The Senator from Massachusetts says his Vietnam war record and legislative experience give him what it takes to beat President Bush.
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((JOHN KERRY/PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: I WILL CHALLENGE GEORGE BUSH FOR FUNDAMENTALLY TAKING OUR COUNTRY IN THE WRONG DIRECTION.))
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Kerry criticized the President's policies on Iraq and the economy- but did not offer specifics on his own agenda.
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[Leyva]


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Paroled child molester Tony Leyva is back in the custody of U-S Marshals tonight.
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Leyva was captured in Haiti over the weekend, more than a month after disappearing from Roanoke.
Marshals say Leyva was being brought to Miami today and will likely be returned to the federal prison system after a court hearing.
He'll then likely have to serve the remaining 9 years of his federal sentence.
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[Tax-amnesty]


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If you are one of the 400-thousand Virginians behind on your state taxes, a letter could be headed your way.
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In it, you will find information on the state's new tax amnesty program.
It starts today and runs through November third.
For the next nine weeks, delinquent taxpayers can avoid all penalties AND pay only half of the owed interest.
State officials say those who don't pay now will pay stiffer penalties later.
And they created a character called Tax Letter Man to help get that message across.
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((KEN THORSON/STATE TAX COMMISSIONER: WHEN TAX LETTERMAN SAYS HE KNOWS WHERE YOU LIVE HE'S NOT KIDDING. HE KNOWS WHERE TAX DELINQUENTS LIVE BECAUSE WE AT THE TAXATION DEPARTMENT TOLD HIM WHERE YOU LIVE. THE DEPARTMENT HAS A LONG AND KEEN MEMORY AND LIKE TAX LETTER MAN WE DO NOT LIKE BEING IGNORED.))
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State officials are expecting the amnesty to raise 48 million dollars.
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It could be a close call, but NASA now says an asteroid will now miss earth.
More on that when News 7 returns.
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And don't want to squeeze into that tight parking space? Now you can let the car do it.
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A company with a Roanoke plant is using a street performer to help market its new product.
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Today a mime took to Roanoke's market to teach people about the symptoms of presbyopia (Prez'-by-opia) and how Johnson and Johnson's new lenses can improve them. Presbyopia is a disorder that affects nearly all people by their early 40's. The eye's lenses harden making it difficult to focus close up and far away without glasses. The new Definity lens blends the lines found on bi-focals, allowing the eye to focus easier. There's currently no cure for the disorder. Johnson and Johnson's mime will be out on the street again tomorrow.
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[Asteroid]


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There's new information about an asteroid astronomers said could hit Earth in 11 years.
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British astronomers originally said the asteroid -- dubbed 2003 Q-Q-47, could hit the earth on March 21st 20-14. But according to NASA, the earliest the asteroid could hit is 20-58. At three quarters of a mile in diameter, it is large enough to cause a major disaster -- but astronomers say don't worry. The chance of it hitting Earth is 1 in 2 point 2 million.
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Girls high school volleyball highlights for ya, the latest form both Blacksburg and Virginia Tech and missing quarterbacks this weekend, and Redskins notes
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But first our extra point. Sammy Sosa hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 15th inning to give the Chicago Cubs a 4-to-2 win over St. Louis in the first game of a day-night double-header. The teams had been tied at 2-all since the fifth inning. Jim Edmonds homered for the Cardinals. Mark Guthrie was the winning pitcher. Jeff Fassero took the loss.
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[S-Volley]


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We start on the court, the volleyball court where Cave Spring is beginning defense of a state championship and a 29 match win streak this season. But the Knights do not play until Thursday night.
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Tonight, we travel to Vinton where William Byrd played host to Salem in a Blue Ridge/River Ridge district match up.
This year the rules have changed for volleyball. Each game goes to 25 points and either team can win a point regardless of who is serving. On this point Byrd wins with the nifty soft shot that a diving Salem player just can't return.

Later in the first game, Salem gets one back. The Spartans Emily Kirby with the spike that hits the Terriers Blair Bullock. The count was 17-14 Byrd out in front and
______ goes on to win it __-__, __-__, __-___.
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[S-Burton]


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Jeff Burton and Roush Racing announced today that they are staying together.
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Roush Racing confirms that it has signed Burton to a multi-year contract to remain as driver of the number 99 Ford. Burton joined Roush racing in 1996 and from 1997 to 2001 the South Boston native finished in the top five in points four of those years. Burton was 12th in points last season and is 13th in the race so far this season. His team loses its primary sponsor at the end of this season.
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19 year old Brian Vickers will become the youngest full-time competitor ever in NASCAR's top series next season when he takes over the Number 25 Chevrolet. Car owner Rick Hendrick put Vickers on an advanced schedule today based on his potential in just under two Busch seasons. Henrick also announced that 18 year old Kyle Busch will move to the Busch series number five Chevy full time next season.

[S-Tech]


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Virginia Tech will be without linebacker Brandon Manning and quarterback Marcus Vick Saturday for the JMU game and although the reason for the suspensions is not being released, Mike Stevens does have some new information from Blacksburg.
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80, 250 screaming, crazy college football fans are waiting to greet UVa red shirt freshman quarterback Anthony Martinez this Saturday at the hostile Williams-Brice Stadium.
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Contrary to other reports of a shoulder separation, a source close to the UVa football program said today that the Matt Schaub injury report indicated a shoulder sprain. But Groh is focussed on getting Martinez ready for the most complicated job on the field.
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Martinez says, while he will be making his first start, he has prepared all summer and has worked on other areas of his game and he says he's not just a a strong armed QB.
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The source at UVa also said to expect receiver Marquis Hagans to take snaps at quarterback again this week and possibly in the game.

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Now revenge is at stake this weekend in Columbia. The Cavs beat the Gamecocks 34-21 last year with a healthy Matt Schaub. But Lou Holtz seems more worried about that return man and possible QB Hagans.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Lou Holtz/South Carolina Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=........open field runner"]
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[S-Bailey]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-154 25:46]
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The Washington Redskins and the New York jets kick it off Thursday night at nine.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ashburn Park; :00]


The Redskins have suspended talks with cornerback Champ Bailey, whose contract expires at the end of the season. Bailey had problems with the team's offer of 55-million dollars over nine years. But he says he doesn't want to negotiate during the regular season because it might be a distraction.
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[S-Agassi]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
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[GRAPHIC=US Open]


The rain finally stopped at the U.S. Open and the players got back to work. But Andre Agassi's work day was cut short.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Flushing Meadows, NY/USA; ]


Agassi lost the first set to Terry Dent 7-6 thanks to Dent's big serve. He also kept the number one seed off balance with his serve and volley game.
Dent re-aggravated a hamstring tear during the match and after Agassi won the third set 7-5, after winning the second set as well, Dent retired. Agassi advances to the quarterfinals for the 11th time in his career.
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[Japan-Car]


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[NEWSCAST=11]
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[GRAPHIC=None]


We've all been there- trying to get in to a tight parking space.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tokyo, Japan;]


Now a new car could do away with the headaches of parking.
It's a car that can park itself.
The new upgraded Prius (Pree-us) sedan is a hybrid gasoline electric car which uses sensors and electrically operated power steering to back itself into parking spaces.
Toyota claims the car is also more fuel efficient and cheaper than past models. It has an electric motor but doesn't need to be plugged in for recharging.
The car sells for about 20 thousand dollars-
Toyota predicts that by 2004 it'll sell 76 thousand of the new cars worldwide. (------------)