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Coming up-
Fire at a local business tonight.
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while help is on the way for some Lynchburg businesses-
Plus Tech students take on the internet music crackdown- and what the schools doing to stop the practice.
And two longtime musicians start a new tour.
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and a skateboard park skates forward-
News 7 at Eleven is next.

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Dozens of firefighters are called out to help suppress a blaze in a Campbell County factory tonight..
Now authorities are trying to figure out what went wrong inside Trans World Connections.
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[Campbell-Fire]


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About forty firefighters from around central Virginia responded to the alarm around 6:30 this evening..
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The first crews to arrive at Trans World Connections off Timberlake Drive found smoke and flames coming from the roof of the two-story building.
Fire had broken out in a group of offices there.. firefighters were able to enter the building and get the blaze under control in about a half hour.
The company makes cable harnesses and was in the process of downsizing and moving to another building across the street.
The structure that caught fire had actually been sold last week.. the owner of the business says he's not sure how the fire will affect that transaction.
The cause of the blaze has not been determined.
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[L'burg-Council]


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Help is on the way for some Lynchburg businesses who are feeling the sting of the city's growing pains.
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City council tonight appropriated 50-thousand dollars for a program. It'll help businesses recoup losses they suffer from street and sewer construction.
The program is geared mostly toward downtown businesses which have been adversely affected by streetscape improvements along Ninth Street.
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((BOB PENDLETON/LYNCH'S LANDING: THE LONG-TERM BENEFITS ARE GOING TO BE REALIZED AT THE END OF THE CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS BUT IN THE INTERIM THERE IS GOING TO BE SOME DISRUPTION OF BUSINESS. AND THIS IS AN EFFORT BY THE CITY TO SOFTEN THAT BLOW A LITTLE BIT.))
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Affected businesses can apply for grants of up to five thousand dollars to help with interior and exterior improvements or to buy new equipment to help increase sales.
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[Skatepark]


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Plans for a skatepark in downtown Lynchburg also got a boost from city council tonight.
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The Amazement Square Children's Museum is organizing the effort to build the park next to its building on Ninth Street near the riverfront.
The city is already kicking in 50-thousand dollars toward the estimated 150-to-200-thousand dollar cost.
And tonight Lynchburg donated a parcel of land- three quarters of an acre- where the park will be built.
Organizers hope to have the skatepark finished by next fall.
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[Bus-Accident]


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State police have charged the driver of a pick-up truck that was hit by a school bus this afternoon.
Frank Harrison the Third of Newport was charged with stopping on a highway.
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It happened around 3:45 on McCoy Road in Montgomery County. Troopers say the driver of the bus was traveling toward the New River, when the bus rear-ended Harrison's pickup. A witness says Harrison was about to turn around when he was hit.
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((WILLIAM BROWNELL/WITNESS: AND SO I CAUGHT UP WITH HIM ON THE NEXT HILL AND HE HAD PULLED OFF THE ROAD SO I TURNED OFF THE ENGINE, TOLD HIM DON'T MOVE AND THEN I CALLED THE POLICE 32.))
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The bus was carrying about 25 children. Three were taken away in ambulances, but only two needed treatment at the hospital. The driver of the truck was also treated at Montgomery Regional.
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[City-Schools]


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Reinforcing public confidence in the Roanoke city school system. That's what many are hoping an audit approved by the Roanoke school board tonight will achieve. [***NEWS 7 @ 11 IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Teresa /NEwsroom;]

Teresa Hamilton joins us now with more on what makes this audit different.
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Jean, the state recently reviewed how the school system reports acts of crime and violence. That review found NO evidence of intentional under- reporting by school officials. But this new audit is expected to be even more thorough.
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(( The Roanoke city school board tonight gave its approval to the audit that will be overseen by municipal auditor Drew Harmon. The state recently reviewed the way the school system reports violence and crime and came up with a number of recommendations to improve the process. But Harmon says that audit was not designed to reveal the extent of under reporting in the school system and whether mistakes were intentional. Harmon says he and his staff will start by comparing the numbers compiled by the school system and police.
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((THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION REVIEW TOLD US WE HAD SOME PROCESS PROBLEMS BUT WE HAVEN'T REALLY IDENTIFIED THE MAGNITUDE OF THE DISCREPANCIES OR IF THERE ARE DISCREPANCIES AND WHAT THE SPECIFIC NATURE OF IT IS AND IF YOU DON'T DO THAT THERE'S GOING TO REMAIN TO BE OPEN QUESTIONS. )) [runs20]
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Harmon says he and his staff will start right away-- but he's not sure how long the process might take.
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Jean, superintendent Wayne Harris assured Harmon that he and his staff will cooperate fully. That they have nothing to hide.


[Warner-education]


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Governor Warner's also looking for accountability in Virginia's schools.
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Warner is sending state auditors into school systems to conduct efficiency reviews.
These experts will be looking for ways the schools can cut administrative costs.
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((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: EVEN THE MOST WELL RUN ENTERPRISE CAN IMPROVE ITSELF AND BECOME MORE EFFICIENT. PARTICULARLY DURING LEAN TIMES AND LORD KNOWS WE'RE IN LEAN TIMES FISCALLY.))
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The governor also wants to conduct a statewide performance review to see how effectively each school district is using its resources.
He says developing common data will give parents and policy-makers a user-friendly picture of how their schools are performing.
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The Roanoke County School system will serve as a test case for the Governor's program.
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The county volunteered to be one of the first in the state to have auditors look over the administration. Officials say they are excited about starting the program, but a little nervous too.
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((PENNY HODGE/DIRECTOR OF BUDGET AND FINANCE; IT CAN BE A LITTLE SCARY FINDING OUT WHAT THE NUMBERS SAY, BUT EVERYTHING WE DO IS PUBLIC INFORMATION ANYWAY AND SOMETIMES IT HELPS TO HAVE THAT OUTSIDE INDEPENDENT LOOK AT WHAT YOU ARE DOING.))
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Auditors are expected to arrive in November. They will then spend 4-to-6 weeks on site, and then take several weeks to reach a conclusion.

[Blacksburg-Sewer]


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A small victory tonight for opponents of a controversial sewer project in Blacksburg.
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After heeding advice from the town's planning commission, the council voted tonight to delay the project for 30 days to allow for more study. In July, the town approved a plan to build a centralized sewer system that would include service to the Tom's Creek area. But, many residents criticized the decision, saying the project is a threat to the environment. The system will replace the current one, which is at capacity.
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[Boston-Settlement]


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The Boston archdiocese will pay 85 million dollars to victims of molestation.
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A settlement signed today allocates awards to more than 500 people who sued the church over clergy sexual abuse.
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((GARY BERGERON/SURVIVOR- FROM THIS DAY FORWARD, IN THE EYES OF YOU PEOPLE AND IN THE EYES OF THE CHURCH I AM NOT AN ALLEDGED VICTIM, I AM A SURVIVOR, IT HAS BEEN A VERY PAINFUL JOURNEY."))
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Awards will range from 80-thousand to 300-thousand dollars per victim.
A mediator will decide the amount each victim will recieve based upon the type of sexual abuse.
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((REV. CHRISTOPHER COYNE/ARCHDIOESE OF BOSTON SPOKESMAN; WE'RE COMMITTED NOT ONLY TO COMPENSATING THEM, BUT TO DOING EVERYTHING ELSE TO MAKE SURE THIS NEVER HAPPENS AGAIN. AND TO HELP THEM GET THE HEALING AND RECONCILIATION BEYOND FINANCIAL COMPENSATION THAT THEY NEED.))
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The settlement is the largest known payout by a U-S diocese to settle molestation charges.
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Two deadly bombings in Israel today.
We'll have an update when News 7 returns.
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Plus preventing another terrorist attack here at home... as the the September 11th anniversary approaches.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey folks, Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office - as Maurice has rough day in Columbus. The stretch run of a pennant race is no place to lose your head. High school volleyball is in full swing across the area. Ahmad Brooks is catching on quickly at UVa. And the track is the next place for the track to go tonight on the Big 7.))

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A car bomb explosion in Northern Iraq outside an office used by U-S soldiers- there are injuries but no word on whether Americans are among the hurt-
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North of Baghdad, an American soldier was killed and one wounded when a landmine exploded.
The blast happened as a U-S convoy of gas trucks headed out of Baghdad.
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[Mideast-Bombings]


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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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Two bombings in Israel today leave 14 people dead.
Just before midnight Israeli time .. a suicide bomber struck a popular Cafe in Jerusalem- killing at least six and wounding more than 30 others.
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Earlier today a suicide bomber struck a bus stop- near Tel Aviv killing eight people including the bomber.
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[Terrorism-Drill]


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As the nation counts down to the second anniversary of the attacks on America, the lessons of 9-11 are being played out from coast to coast, in disaster drills and a new awareness that life will never be the same.
Drew Levinson reports from New York.
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((Until terrorists slammed planes into buildings the Statue of Liberty was New York's greeting card. Today with its welcome mat soiled--it served as backdrop for an anti-terrorism drill. Two years ago, a Coast Guard unit trained to operate under the threat of chemical or biological attacks was unheard of....but the world changed and the unit was created.. In New York harbor a team of 73 guardsmen showed how it would respond to a terrorist threat.
High up in a Los Angeles Skyscraper--Police officers and Firefighters evacuated thousands---again another drill

As America tries to be pro-active, Congress too has taken the initiative with the Patriot act--post 9-11 legislation designed to shore up anti-terrorism laws.
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"IT CLOSES GAPING HOLES THAT EXISTED IN OUR ABILITY TO INVESTIGATE TERRORISTS"
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"FASCISM: SHUT IT DOWN!" Protestors argue it infringes on their right to privacy. What is not private is the raw emotion still stirred by this week's anniversary--Monday the final firefighter killed at the World Trade Center was laid to rest. ALMOST TWO YEARS AFTER THE ATTACK AND THE NEW YORK MEDICAL EXAMINER STILL FACES THE DAUNTING TASK OF IDENTIFYING THE DEAD. OF THE NEARLY 28-HUNDRED PEOPLE KILLED HERE AT GROUND ZERO THAT DAY SO FAR ONLY A LITTLE MORE THAN HALF HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED. The coroner hopes with future advances in DNA technology that number will go higher. But for now, there are still 12-thousand unidentified body parts--unidentified but not forgotten to the thousands of families still mourning the morning of September 11. Drew Levinson, CBS News, New York.))

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Laid off Pillowtex workers are in line for more federal help.
Today, Senator George Allen said that former workers will be eligible for help under the Trade Adjustment Assistance program.
Workers will be able to get job retraining, cash payments and tax credits for health insurance costs,

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Will the record-industry's crackdown on internet music stop local downloaders?
We'll talk to some college students when News 7 returns.
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And two old friends come together to hit the concert tour...
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More on Simon and Garfunkel's reunion tour when we come back.
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[Music-Download]


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It may be against the law and school policy but many Virginia Tech students do it anyway.
We're talking about music piracy.
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The Recording Industry Association of America is suing 261 people across the country who download and then re-distribute music.
The trade group has also subpoenaed several universities demanding the names and addresses of students it suspects share copyrighted music.
Virginia Tech has yet to receive a subpoena but officials say the university will comply if ordered.
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((LARRY HINCKER/VIRGINIA TECH SPOKESPERSON: IN THE PAST IT HAS BEEN OUR POSITION THAT AS AN ISP WE SHOULDN'T GIVE THAT OUT INFORMATION BUT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT REQUIRES THAT TO BE DONE.)) ((JAMES OWENS/VIRGINIA TECH FRESHMEN: I DOWNLOAD MUSIC ON A REGULAR BASIS OF LIKE FIVE TEN SONGS A DAY. THAT MANY? YEAH, YOU CAN MORE THAN THAT IF YOU WANT TO.))
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Last year, Virginia Tech received over 450 complaints from the recording industry.
Students who violate the policy receive a formal warning or judicial referrals.
The university is also educating students during orientation about copyright infringement.
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[Floyd-Center]


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A major renovation that began late last year is coming to a close. This weekend in Floyd, a former dairy barn will re-open as a cultural center and business incubator.
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The exterior of the Jacksonville Center looks much as it did when the structure was built in the 1940s.
But inside, the renovations have turned the dairy barn into a gallery, and work space for artists and craftsmen.
Organizers hope the center will bring tourists to the area, and help artists launch successful businesses.
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The grand opening will include a variety of events Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


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Volleyball, college football items, and NASCAR notes are on the way, but first tonight's Extra Point - the pennant races are heading down the stretch run.
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In Montreal tonight the Chicago Cubs got a scare when star Sammy Sosa was hit in the head by Expos' pitcher Zach Day in the top of the fourth inning. The count was 3-2 at the time. Sosa stayed in the game went one for three and scored twice as the Cubs win it 4-to-3.
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The Red Sox are trying their best not to fold down the stretch, and if you're a Boston fan you got a good sign tonight.
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The Sox were in Baltimore tonight playing the Orioles - who have been a major thorn in Boston's side. But Derek Lowe was in control allowing just one run and six hits in six innings. And he got some offensive help from big David Ortiz. He rips this blast out of Oriole Park onto Utah Street. He had four rbis.
[super=35-Boston/9/Baltimore/3;]

Boston beats Baltimore for just the third time in its last nine tries.
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With girls basketball now in the winter - volleyball is the main show during the week, and tonight Hidden Valley played host to Lord Botetourt in a non-district contest.
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The Titans had to get their legs back in a hurry after playing Monday night at Franklin County. Remember this year they are playing the 25 point game system where you can score even when you aren't serving. This format was supposed to speed up play - but so far coached and administrators haven't seen much evidence of that.

Tonight, Lord Botetourt would beat the Titans 3 games to 1 to take the match.
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On the college volleyball court tonight UVa beat Tech 3-to-1, JMU beat Radford in three straight. Shenadoah also topped Ferrum in three straight games tonight, while Liberty beat VCU in Richmond three games to zip.


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The Maurice Clarett has had an eventful day. First he was told he was free to leave Ohio State and then he was greeted by police.
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Clarett was charged today with lying to police about the value of items that were stolen from his car. The prosecutor in the case says Clarett will likely only receive probation. Ohio State coach Jim Tressel also said today he will allow the star running back to transfer, and that he and the remaining Buckeye players are moving on.
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The Virginia defense will be put to the test this Saturday in Kalamazoo as the Cavs try to stop a Western Michigan offense that is piling up nearly 500 yards a game.
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UVa linebacker Ahmad Brooks has already been in on 133 plays in two games, that's third most on the entire Virginia team. The freshman is third in tackles with 16 and is starting to get the hang of things in his first college season.


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Right now the Cavs are 7 and a half point favorites against the MAC member. And if you have been paying attention this season - you know that this is not the year to take any team from the Mid American Conference lightly.


[S-Schedule]


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NASCAR released its 2004 Nextel Cup schedule this afternoon. There are no new venues or races, but there is one small change that local fans will want to take note of when planning.
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[SUPER=03-Martinsville/April 13; :00]

The spring race in Martinsville in 2004, the newly named Advance Auto Parts 500, is changing spots with the Talladega spring race. The Martinsville event will now be held on April 18th a week before the Talladega event. This is how is used to be before last year.
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[ANCHOR=mike]
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The May all-star race will remain in Charlotte at the Lowe's Motor Speedway, but it will now be known as the Nextel all-star challenge.

[S-Track]


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The folks at the Martinsville Speedway are more concerned about the fall right now as they get ready for the Subway 500 on October 17th through the 19th. That weekend will feature a Craftsman Truck race and Winston Cup event.
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The new eye in the sky seating expansion is completely finished. 2000 new seats have been added right on top of the press box and suites in turns one and two.
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Clay Campbell's bull ring also is getting a new entrance road. Once one of the worst things about race day, will now be one of the best as a new 6 lane access road will take fans in and out of the speedway much easier.
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[vo-nat con't] That road should be completely finished by the end of next week. Then after the race the real fun begins. The railroad tracks that have hugged the back stretch of the track since it was built, will be moved back up the hill about 120 yards. This will allow for even more seating at the track - and eventually the capacity will top more than 100 thousand.
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[ANCHOR=MIKE]
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There are some seats still available in the new expansion section.

[Simon-Garfunkel]


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After 20 years apart, Simon and Garfunkel are breaking the sounds of silence- and kicking off a tour.
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The two say expect to hear their classics-
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((BY THE LIGHT.. BY THE LIGHT LI...LI LI LIGHT. BY THE LI LI LI LI LI L LI LIGHT.))
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Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel are setting aside their differences and coming together even calling their new tour "Old Friends"
The two received a lifetime achievement award at the Grammy's earlier this year.
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((PAUL SIMON: WHAT WE HAD WAS A FRIENDSHIP THAT WAS ESTRANGED THE GRAMMY'S WAS AN OPPORTUNITY AND WE PUT THAT BEHIND US.))
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Garfunkel says it's truly a joy to sing with Simon again- The tour begins October 18th in suburban Detroit. (------------)