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Coming up on News 7-
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President Bush vows the United States will spend whatever is needed to win the war against terrorism. The Roanoke Valley prepares for a visit from the second in command-- vice-president Dick Cheney.
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Plus, the work- week forecast and the latest numbers from the A-P college football poll. News 7 is next.

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((WE HAVE BEEN TESTED THESE PAST 24 MONTHS, AND THE DANGERS HAVE NOT PASSED. YET AMERICANS ARE RESPONDING WITH COURAGE AND CONFIDENCE.))
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President Bush addresses the nation-- outlining his plan to continue to fight terrorism in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[Bush]


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President Bush says he'll ask Congress for 87- billion dollars to help continue to fund the war on terror. The president also appealed for help from other nations, including those who opposed the war. Teri Okita has more from the president's speech.
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((FEELING PRESSURE FROM THE PUBLIC AND HIS PARTY, PRESIDENT BUSH TOOK TO THE AIRWAVESDEFENDING HIS DECISIONS CONCERNING THE CONTINUING CONFLICT IN IRAQ.
(SOT: Bush) - "Enemies of freedom are making a desparate stand there and they must be defeated. This will take time a

nd require sacrifice." THE SACRIFICE WILL COME AT A COST. THE PRESIDENT SAYS THE PRICE FOR TROOPS AND RECONSTRUCTION WILL DOUBLE THE ORIGINAL ESTIMATE ...AT 87 BILLION DOLLARS. BUSH - "we will spend what is necessary, to achieve this essential victory in the war on terror, to promote freedom, and to make our nation more secure.'' THE PRESIDENT ALSO REACHED OUT TO THE U-N FOR HELP HOPING TO ADD AN ADDITIONAL 15-THOUSAND MULTI-NATIONAL TROOPS IN IRAQ. BUT CRITICS SAY ... IN ORDER TO WIN IRAQI HEARTS AND MINDS ... AMERICA CANT WAIT FOR THE U-N TO ACT. THEY ARGUE IRAQ NEEDS MORE U-S SOLDIERS AND RESOURCES NOW.
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Every assumption the administration made about what would happen after the war was dead wrong. THE PRESIDENTS RATINGS ON HANDLING IRAQ ARE THE LOWEST SINCE THE CONFLICT BEGAN. (gfx) BUT A NEW CBS NEWS POLL SHOWS A MAJORITY OF AMERICANS BELIEVE MISTER BUSH HAS MADE THE COUNTRY SAFER FROM ANOTHER TERROR ATTACK. AND THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION SAYS EFFORTS IN IRAQ ARE CRITICAL TO WINNING THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERROR.
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"The triumph of democracy and tolerance in Iraq, in Afghanistan, and beyond, would be a grave setback for international terrorism."
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..pressure is on with presidential hopefuls who want bush's job...))

[Cheney-Visit]


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Vice President Dick Cheney is making a fundraising stop in the Roanoke Valley tomorrow.
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Cheney will attend a fundraiser tomorrow night at a private residence near Clearbrook. The event is expected to raise nearly a quarter of a million dollars for the Bush-Cheney re-election campaign, and nearly two-hundred people are expected to attend. The reception will start around 5:30, and is closed to the public and the news media.
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Students in Grayson County will finally head back to school.
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Officials say school WILL start tomorrow, nearly a month later than usual. The late opening stems back to Fries (Freeze) Middle School, which will remain closed this Fall because of mold. Mobile classroom units have been set up at two nearby middle schools to accommodate the students, but the work took longer than expected because of rain. At the time, Mount Rogers was the only school in the county that was open. Officials say they hope to remove the mold and reopen Fries by mid to late January.
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[Tech-Computers]


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The world's fastest computers are making their way to Virginia Tech, as the university works its way to becoming a top research institution. Myranda Stephens has more.
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(([NATS OF MOVING TRUCK @ 8:23] [RUNS04] It's move-in day at Virginia Tech. But this time it's not for the students.
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[RUNS06] ((JASON LOCKHART/ENGINEER: THIS IS THE FIRST SHIPMENT OF MACHINES WE GOT TODAY AND WE'RE EXPECTING THREE MORE SHIPMENTS THIS COMING WEEK.)) More than one thousand Mac G-5 computers will be arriving on campus this week, as the university works to build the world's largest supercomputer cluster at an academic institution. Engineers say the system will enhance the university's researching capabilities and perhaps put Virginia Tech on the list of the top research institutions in the country.
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[RUNS07] ((KEVIN SHINPAUGH/ENGINEER: THAT CAN LEAD TO MAYBE NEW DRUGS. LEAD TO NANO-TECHNOLOGY MACHINES WHO KNOWS WHAT? 58))
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[RUNS06] ((REPORTER: BUT IT'S NOT JUST A MATTER OF TURNING ON A SWITCH TO GET THINGS STARTED. THERE'S STILL A LOT MORE WORK THAT'S LEFT TO BE DONE 239)) [QUICK NATS ]
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[RUNS16] ((WE COULDN'T USE A NORMAL A-C BECAUSE WE HAVE SO MUCH HEAT GENERATED BY ALL THESE MACHINES SO WE'RE GETTING A SPECIAL HIGH DENSITY LEVER COOLING SYSTEM WHICH REQUIRES A LOT OF PIPING, REFRIGERATE PIPING AND ALSO CHILLED WATER PIPING UNDER THE FLOORING AND INTO THE CEILING 58)) The project was started back in March, and engineers say despite all the work, the process has been a smooth one.
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[RUNS08] ((WHENEVER WE HAVE PROBLEMS WE MANAGE TO GET AROUND IT SOMEHOW. IT'S JUST BEEN AMAZING HOW SMOOTHLY EVERYTHING HAS GONE GIVEN SUCH A SHORT TIME FRAME.)) And their hope is to have that same luck once the computers are actually turned on. Myranda Stephens, News 7, Blacksburg.))
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Officials hope to begin preliminary testing on the computers next month, and have the system in full production by New Year's day.

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Some cops in Danville will soon be walking a different beat.
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The city's new police chief has proposed a restructuring within the department.
The plan will create intermediate supervisory positions such as sergeant and corporal and it will include new promotion procedures.
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((PHILIP BROADFOOT/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF: WHAT IT WILL DO IS ALLOW ME BETTER SELECT SUPERVISORS FOR THE DANVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT. I'VE GOT TO BE ABLE TO MEASURE THE SKILLS AND TALENTS OF THOSE CANDIDATES FOR PROMOTION AND THIS PROCESS ALLOWS ME TO DO THAT.))
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Broadfoot also believes the reorganization will give officers in the field better access to supervisors who can counsel and coach them.
The department's staffing levels and funding will remain the same once the new structure is adopted.
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City council gave the ok to the plan at its meeting last week.

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Since 19-78, the first Sunday after Labor Day has been known as Grandparent's Day. Today, Lewis Gale and Mill Mountain Zoo got together to offer something aimed just for grandparents.
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Mill Mountain Zoo offered free admission to Grandparents who brought along a paying grandchild. The zoo has been doing this for the past five years, and it keeps growing.
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((LAURIE SPANGLER/CONSERVATION COORDINATOR-IT'S VERY SUCCESSFUL. WITH THE BEAUTIFUL FALL WEATHER WE'RE HAVING AND THE COOL TEMPERATURES IT'S VERY COMFORTABLE HERE ON THE MOUNTAIN, AND SO WE'VE BEEN VERY BUSY TODAY.))
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Grandparents were also able to learn some Chair Yoga techniques to help increase range of motion and prevent blood clots in confined spaces.
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((TRUDI MARDIAN/YOGA INSTRUCTOR-SO WHAT WE'RE DOING UP HERE IS BASICALLY SAYING LET'S JUST STRETCH THE BODY A LITTLE BIT. SO WE'RE JUST DOING SOME POINTS AND FLEXES AND ALLOWING THE BODY, THE HEAD AND THE NECK MOVE. JUST A LITTLE INDICATION OF WHAT YOU COULD DO IF YOU WERE STUCK ON A CONTINENTAL FLIGHT FOR A COUPLE OF HOURS.))
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Mardian says Chair Yoga is beneficial because the techniques pump blood back through the legs.
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[Poplar-Forest]


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Family time mixed with learning time today in Bedford County.
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Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest provided special discounted tours today in honor of Grandparents' Day. The tour focused on Jefferson's time spent with three of his grandchildren in particular, Ellen, Cornelia and Francis.
And like most grandparents, organizers say he often spoiled them.
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((BEVERLY WAKEFIELD/EVENT ORGANIZER: DEFINITELY! AND ONCE JEFFERSON WROTE TO ONE OF THE MERCHANTS IN THE AREA AND HE TOLD HIM THAT TWO OF HIS GRANDDAUGHTERS WERE ON A VISIT TO THE AREA AND THEY WOULD BE COMING TO HIS STORY AND TO LET THEM HAVE ANYTHING THAT STRUCK THEIR FANCY AND JUST ADD IT TO HIS ACCOUNT 39))
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Thomas Jefferson actually had a total of 12-grandchildren. This is the second year for Grandparents' Day at Poplar Forest. Organizers say they hope to make it an annual event.
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Two children in Virginia have contracted a rare mosquito borne illness. That story is straight ahead on the newscast.
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and also, California's beaches are the favorite of surfers, and apparently sharks too. We'll explain coming up.
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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later. Tiki has a Giant day in the Big Apple, while a Vick fill-in leads the Dirty Birds in Big D. Tech's receivers are catching on to their roles, plus the Hillcats try to get even in the Mills Cup series. And Roddick serves up a grand slam in New York. All that and more coming your way in sports.))

[LaCrosse-Virginia]


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Two children in Virginia have been diagnosed with an illness similar to West Nile virus. It's called La Crosse encephalitis, and is a rare mosquito- borne disease similar to West Nile. Unlike West Nile, which is more common in older people, La Crosse cases are seen predominately in children under 16. One of the children is from Augusta County, the other is from Tazewell County.



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There is something in the water in California. We aren't talking about the recall election that has become a sideshow, but a trio of Great White sharks that is becoming a regular occurance at one beach. Sandra Hughes has the story.
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((IN SUMMER FILLED WITH POLITICAL SHOW, 3 YOUNG GREAT WHITE SHARKS THREATEN TO STEAL THE SPOTLIGHT...DISCOVERED BY SURFERS ABOUT 2 WEEKS AGO-THEY'VE EVEN BEEN GIVEN NICK-NAMES:
SOT: (Steve Long, Supervising Lifeguard, San Onofre State Beach) sparky fluffy and archie but these are not fuzzy littl

e animals these are animals that are looking for their next meal LIFEGUARD STEVE LONG WAS AS SURPRISED AS THE SURFERS THAT GREAT WHITES WERE SWIMMING AT HIS BEACH:
SOT: (LONG) i've been a lifeguard for 30 years and never seen a great white until 11 days ago
nats--- 911 PHONE CALL: (PLEASE FONT WORDS ON SCREEN) did you see a shark? it could have been a shark it could have bee

n a dolphin AND IF THE TRIO WEREN'T ENOUGH TO SCARE SWIMMERS, JUST LAST MONTH ANOTHER GREAT WHITE SHARK TOOK A BITE OUT OF A WOMAN WHO WAS SWIMMING OFF THE CENTRAL COAST OF CALIFORNIA:
SOT: (eyewitness---no name available) i saw a bunch olf lifeguards come out and drag her in (pauses) she was bleeding r

eal bad LIFEGUARDS MADE A DRAMATIC RESCUE ATTEMPT BUT THE WOMAN WHO WAS SWIMMING WITH SEALS WHEN SHE WAS ATTACKED, DIED. -nats up-everybody out of the water!! (JAWS--PLEASE FONT: UNIVERSAL PICTURES) FACING A DILEMMA RIGHT OUT OF THE MOVIE JAWS-LIFEGUARDS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HAD TO DECIDE WHETHER TO CLOSE THEIR BEACH.
SOT: (Long) 022124 that is our concern we want to keep the sharks the whites the great whites and the surfers and swimm

ers separated THE BEACH STAYED OPEN-- VERBAL WARNINGS AND SIGNS HAVE CUT SWIMMING AND SURFING DOWN 70-PERCENT. nats-- at event.. BUT JUST A FEW MILES UP THE BEACH, THE WORLD'S BEST SURFERS WEREN'T SCARED ENOUGH TO GIVE UP THE CHANCE TO WIN THIS PREMIERE QUICKSILVER CONTEST:
SOT: (Jake Paterson, surfing competitor) i think we may be used to it we spend all of our life in the water every week

every day so sharks we are in their territory O/C BRIDGE: SO LITTLE IS KNOWN ABOUT THE GREAT WHITE THAT SHARK RESEARCHERS WOULD LIKE TO CATCH THE THREE YOUNG SHARKS TAG THEM AND STUDY THEM ALL IN AN EFFORT TO FIGURE OUT WHY THEY ARE HERE HOW LONG THEY WILL STAY AND IF THEY WILL EVER RETURN ONE THEORY; THE SHARKS ARE BEING ATTRACTED BY THE DECOMPOSING BODY OF A BEACHED WHALE THAT HAD TO BE BURIED HERE TWO YEARS AGO-BUT ONCE THEY GET HERE THERE'S NO WHALE..BUT PLENTY OF PLANKTON...AND HUMANS TO KEEP THEM INTERESTED. SH CBS NEWS SAN ONOFRE STATE BEACH CA.))

[Terror-Drill]


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Authorities in London staged a mock terrorist attack on an underground train to prepare for what the country's top policeman said is an "inevitable strike."
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Fire engines raced to Bank station underneath London's Bank of England. Firefighters struggled into protective suits and descended to aid victims of the simulated chemical attack. Police in gas masks kept people out of the area. The drill lasted several hours with more than 500 police, firefighters and paramedics rescuing victims. London is considered a prime target with the September 11th anniversary coming up on Thursday.
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[Farm-Aid]


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Farm Aid has been raising money for farmers and the agriculture business for nearly twenty years now.
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And today that tradition continued in Columbus Ohio. Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, and Neil Young started the event in 19-85, and they played to a sold out crowd earlier today.
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((WILLIE NELSON-I THINK THERE'S A DIRECT LINK BETWEEN HELPING THE FARMER AND HELPING OUR COUNTRY AT THE SAME TIME BECAUSE WE ARE ALL CONNECTED. APPLAUSE.))
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Most of the money raised goes toward helping farmers. In 2001, Farm Aid awarded more than 300- thousand dollars in grants to several different groups. The money is used to provide emergency assistance to farmers, educational campaigns, and counseling to avoid foreclosure.
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Still ahead on the newscast, Highland Park in Roanoke was home to a concert that was definitely out of the ordinary today.
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and talk about burning bridges, someone is doing just that to the famous ones in Madison County. We'll have the story in just a few minutes.
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[Dalai-Lama]


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The Dalai Lama met The Greatest today.
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The spiritual leader dedicated an interfaith temple in Indiana today. Mohammed Ali was one of several thousand people in attendance. After consecrating the temple, the two famous men planted a beech tree together to serve as a symbol of world peace. The Dalai Lama says he continues to pursue his struggle, which is a campaign for world peace. This was the second stop on the Dalai Lama's 16 day tour of the U-S.
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[Madison-Bridge]


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[**NOT AN OBVIOUS OUT**] The Madison County, Iowa sheriff calls it another case of arson to one of that area's famous bridges. Someone tried to burn down the Hogback bridge in broad daylight Saturday. Two other bridges have already been destroyed by arson. Emily Givens has the story.
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((IN A SMALL CORNER OF THE HOGBACK BRIDGE, PEOPLE STARE AT THE LATEST WORK OF ARSON. Sad and senseless. KENT COLLINS PROPOSED HERE SEVEN YEARS AGO. HE AND HIS WIFE RAYANN HAD TO COME SEE FOR THEMSELVES THAT THE BRIDGE WAS STILL STANDING. My dad turned on the scanner and it said it was Hogback bridge and I was like, no, not my bridge. Not the one he proposed to me on. (laugh) It just sent chills and goosebumps through me. THE NEWS SPREAD FAST, AND SO DID FIERCE EMOTIONS FROM NEARLY EVERYONE IN TOWN. I don't think anyone here locally would burn down the bridges but I don't know what the kicks they get from bringing 'em down. ONE YEAR AGO, ALMOST TO THE DAY, THE COLLINS RUSHED TO THE CEDAR BRIDGE WHEN THEY HEARD IT WAS BURNING. THAT ONE COULD NOT BE SAVED, AND THE SUSPECTED ARSONIST HASN'T BEEN FOUND. JUST THIS WEEK THIS BRIDGE IN KEOKUK COUNTY WAS LEVELED. TWO BRIDGES DESTROYED, WITH EXACTLY ONE YEAR BETWEEN THEM...EVERYONE KNOWS THE HOGBACK COULD'VE BEEN THE NEXT TO GO IF IT WEREN'T FOR SOME PASSERSBY WHO SAVED IT. They ran in and saw flames and had some containers and ran to the iver to put it out and they got it out before the fire department got here. stand up -The Hogback bridge is one of five from the original 19 still standing. So people in town are doing everything they can to save the remaining few. Between the bridge preservation people and some others we tried to get people to guard the bridges of the remaining five bridges all last night. All night long. FOR NOW, ALL THAT REMAINS ARE THIS BLACK BURN MARK AND PLENTY OF QUESTIONS. WHO? WHY? WHEN WILL IT STOP? We just don't know what else you can do. You can't have people there 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.))

[Uglyfest]


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A rock concert in Roanoke turned ugly today, but that's actually a good thing.
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The first annual Uglyfest was held at Highland Park. A collection of seven different punk rock, and metal bands played for more than eight hours. The concert organizer says ten percent of the profits will go towards an artists scholarship fund, and another ten percent will help pay the medical bills of a guitar player who suffered a heart injury in a car accident.
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[S-Extra]


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Coming up, week one in the NFL produces several surprises, we'll check in with Justin Hamilton and the Tech receivers, and the Hillcats try to even the Mills Cup Series with Winston-Salem, but first tonight's extra point,
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after being outscored 20 to 3 the last two days by the Red Sox, the Yankees got Derek Jeter back from a 5 day absence, and Bernie Williams cranked a two run homerun in the seventh leading the Bronx Bombers past Boston 3 to 1. The Yankees still lead the AL East by 2 and a half games.
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[S-Giants]


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Let's start on the NFL grid at the Meadowlands where the New York Giants got a big day from Roanoke's Tiki Barber en route to a 10 point win over the Rams.
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Kenny Holmes and the Giants defense did its part to help the cause. Holmes recovered one of 6 Kurt Warner fumbles in the endzone for a touchdown. Warner was beaten up all day long and following the game was sent to the hospital with a concussion.
Barber jump started the Giants offense with this scamper down to the Rams one yard line to setup a Brian Mitchell TD. Tiki rambled for 146 yards on 24 carries.
The Rams came up short twice on 4th down attempts late in the fourth quarter. Keith Hamilton,
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the former Heritage Pioneer comes up with the tipped pass and the Giants beat the Rams 23 to 13.
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[S-Falcons]


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This past summer the two biggest stories in the NFC were the emergence of Michael Vick as the league's most exciting player and Bill Parcells taking over in Dallas. Today, Doug Johnson stole the spotlight as the Dirty Birds knocked off the Tuna.
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The former Florida Gator threw for 228 yards and two scores with Vick watching from the coaches box with that broken leg. This hookup with Alge Crumpler covered 41 yards and gave Atlanta a 14-10 lead that it would not give up.
Later, Johnson found Peerless Price for another 22 yards, setting up a touchdown. The Falcons won
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it 27 to 13. Dallas has now lost four straight season openers.
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It was a wacky day in the AFC where a former Hokie got the first interception of his career.
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Browns linebacker Ben Taylor picked off Peyton Manning as he tried to go over the middle in the first half this afternoon. But the Colts rallied to win a field goal fest 9 to 6.
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The shocker of the day came in South Florida as the Texans won their second straight season opener thanks to five field goals off the foot of Kris Brown, including the game winner with 25 seconds left. Texans 21, Dolphins 20.
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And we finish up in the Steel City where it was the Tommy Maddox show. Maddox tossed three TD passes including two to Hines Ward as the Steelers humbled the Ravens defense, spoiling Kyle Boller's debut 35 to 14.
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The Virginia Tech Hokies stood pat at number nine in this week's AP college football poll. And the good news didn't stop there.
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Following an MRI today on his injured wrists, Kevin Jones got word from the training staff that he would not miss any practice time. Jones was thrown out of bounds and into a wall in yesterday's first half against JMU.
In Tech's first two games, the receiving corps is catching on to say the least. 11 different players caught passes against Central Florida, while 8 hauled in catches against James Madison.
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Hamilton has been a pleasant surprise catching 8 balls for 156 yards and a touchdown in the first two games combined.
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The Virginia Cavaliers dropped out of the AP poll after yesterday's loss to South Carolina. The Hoos travel to Western Michigan on Saturday.

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The Lynchburg Hillcats find themselves in an oh-two hole in the Carolina League Championship Series, losing to Winston-Salem for the second straight night at home. It was a good night to have
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a beverage or two to celebrate the final night of baseball in Lynchburg for the summer. John Travolta's got nothing on that guy.
The Hillcats trailed 5-nothing, but Ryan Douhmit got one back by slicing this pitch to left, scoring Walter Young to get Lynchburg on the board.
But there wasn't nearly enough offense tonight, as Young later grounds into the double play.
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Winston-Salem won it 6 to 3. The Warthogs can close things out tomorrow night at home. Games four and five, if necessary would be in Winston-Salem as well.
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To center court at the U.S. Open where Andy Roddick captured his first grand slam title.
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The 21 year old American quickly took care of French Open Champ Juan Carlos Ferrerro of Spain. Roddick's powerful serve consistently topped the 130 mile an hour mark, helping him tally 23 aces, including three straight to finish off the match. Roddick won it in straight sets, 6-3, 7-6, and 6-3.
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