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Coming up on News 7-
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Remembering 9-11 with candles and prayers- on the eve of the anniversary.
The man who shipped himself cross country is now facing charges. The latest on the stowaway.
A local photographer is charged with killing a model.
And it's a "No-Go" for J-Lo. The wedding is off for now.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is Next.

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[VO-NAT]


On the eve of 9-11, families of the victims lead a candlelight vigil to ground zero.
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
[SS=News 7 @ 11]



[9-11-Anniversary]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Tomorrow marks the two year anniversary of the 9-11 attacks- Two years ago that planes crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania and two years ago that thousands of lives were lost.
Today a new tape is released that may be from the mastermind behind the attacks- Osama bin laden.
More on that in a moment, but first we go to Ground Zero where Manuel Gallegus reports.
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((ON A WARM MANHATTAN NIGHT, NEW YORKERS GATHERED TO REMEMBER THE VICTIMS OF SEPTEMBER 11TH -MOS- "It's important to remember the human tragedy here." SOME LOST LOVED ONES OR FRIENDS OTHERS, LIKE THIS WOMAN, EXPERIENCED THE TERROR OF THAT DAY FIRST HAND
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"I saw people jumping out of those buildings. I never want to see anything like that again." SOME SAW THE VIGIL AS A CHANCE TO PROTEST WAR AND VIOLENCE AROUND THE WORLD. -MOS- "I came because I really want to see an end to violence. I want to pray for peace." THE MESSAGE, TO NEVER LOSE SIGHT OF WHAT HAPPENED, WAS ECHOED BY FORMER MAYOR RUDOLPH GIULIANI GUILIANI THINKS TOO MANY PEOPLE HAVE BECOME PASSIVE ABOUT 9/11 .
-SOT-RUDOLPH GIULIANI, FORMER NEW YORK MAYOR.

-STAND-UP-BRIDGE AND THERE ARE STILL MANY VICTIMS FAMILIES WHO ARE TROUBLED BY WHAT MAY BE BUILT HERE AT THE GROUND ZERO SIGHT. RENEE NEWELL WAS A FLIGHT ATTENDANT ON ONE OF THE AMERICAN JETS THAT CRASHED INTO THE TOWERS. LIKE MANY OF THE VICTIMS FAMILIES HER MOTHER DOESN'T WANT ANYTHING BUILT ON THE TRADE CENTER FOOTPRINTS..WHERE THE BUILDINGS STOOD.
-SOT-MOTHER OF VICTIM.

"I don't want to stop and think someone is trampling on my daughter's body parts ... I mean they're heroes." SHE SAYS THURSDAY MORNING, SHE WILL BE AT GROUND ZERO TO REMEMBER HER DAUGHTER LIKE HUNDREDS OF FAMILY MEMBERS WHOSE LOVED ONES WERE NEVER FOUND ITS ALL THEY HAVE. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS NEW YORK.))

[Osama-Tapes]


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Now onto that videotape released today- It was broadcast on Al Jazeera TV and it claims to be Osama bin Laden and a top lieutenant.
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On the tape there are pictures of Osama bin laden in a mountain region.
An audiotape was also broadcast supposedly of his top lieutenant praising the 9-11 hijackers and promising more attacks to punish the United States.
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((WE NOT PEOPLE OF BLOODTHIRSTIES BUT WE WILL CUT THE HAND OF THOSE WHO WILL COME TO US AND TRY TO ATTACK US..))
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A voice on the tape says the great battle will come .. it has not started yet.
It also calls for Iraqi guerillas to quote bury American troops.
CIA investigators will be analyzing the tapes to try and figure out if they are really of Osama bin Laden and his top lieutenant.
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[Malpractice]


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It's a potential medical crisis.
But one local lawmaker wants to help Virginia avert a problem by bringing malpractice insurance reform to the Old Dominion.
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Lynchburg state senator Steve Newman tonight chaired a malpractice reform summit at Virginia Baptist Hospital.
Dozens of doctors, employers, attorneys and insurance agents talked about what to do about the problem.
Some local physicians say they're seeing more doctors retire or refuse to enter specialized fields because of the rising costs of malpractice insurance.
Newman says consumers are suffering as well.
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((SEN. STEVE NEWMAN/R-LYNCHBURG: THE MOST IMPORTANT THING TO US, I THINK, IS MAKING SURE ONE: ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE MEDICINE REMAINS AND NUMBER TWO THAT ACCESS TO SPECIALTIES REMAINS. TO DO THAT WE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO MAKE SURE THAT WE HAVE SOME KIND OF CONTROL ON THE MALPRACTICE RATES THAT ARE GOING CONTINUALLY UP IN VIRGINIA.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Steve Newman/(R) Lynchburg]
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Newman says he hopes to avoid crises like what have happened in other states where doctors have staged strikes and walkouts in protest of insurance rates.
He also downplays the importance of the issue to his re-election campaign.
Finance reports show that more than fifty doctors and medical groups have donated over 27-thousand dollars to his campaign since last summer.
Newman says most of those donors have given to his previous campaigns and that tonight's summit was "not" about politics.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=Campaign 2003]


Newman is opposed by Democrat Bob Clarke in the 23rd District state senate race.

[Stadium-Barrels]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Crews working at the future site of Roanoke's new stadium-amphitheater complex unearthed another storage drum yesterday afternoon.
The city says it's following established procedures to test and dispose of the drum and its unidentified contents.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/August 26; ]


Last month five 55-gallon drums were uncovered at the site near the Public Works Service Center.
The material from those barrels was tested and determined to be non-hazerdous.
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[Bus-Accident]


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Some Montgomery County parents say they weren't surprised when they heard about yesterday's school bus accident.

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Police say Joan Moses was driving on McCoy Road yesterday, when the school bus she was driving crashed into the back of a pickup truck. Two children and the driver of the truck, Frank Harrison were hurt. The pickup truck driver was charged in the crash, but many parents say their children have complained about the bus driver's bad driving.
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((TAMMY SIMPKIMS: RUNNING OFF THE ROAD, FIXING HER HAIR OR WHATEVER SHE DOES.))
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[VO-NAT]

Court documents show Moses has had at least four traffic violations in the last THREE years, including speeding and following too close.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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School superintendent Fred Morton says he can't address Moses' driving history, but that he was unaware of any complaints. Moses has been placed on leave while school officials investigate. She didn't respond when NEWS 7 called her about this story.

[Shell]


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A Radford photographer is now charged with murder.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford/August 18;]

A grand jury indicted Robert Shell this afternoon on nine charges, including felony homicide, defilement of a dead human body, forcible sodomy and distribution of drugs. The 56-year-old photographer had already been charged with object sexual penetration, in connection with the death of his model and assistant, Marion Franklin of North Carolina. Police found the 19-year-old model dead in Shell's studio June 3rd. The prosecution will NOT release results of an autopsy. Franklin's family released a statement today, saying Shell was a much older man who took advantage of a young girl's desire to better herself - and for that there must be justice.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=HOLD]

Shell will remain on house arrest if he is able to make a 75-thousand dollar bond and show proof that his wife will allow him to stay with her. A judge also allowed Shell to visit his office once a week to finish work on a book.

[Knox]


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Of all the doctors in America who prescribe OxyContin- -about 180-thousand of them- -Cecil Knox was 11th on the list.

That's what a representative of the drug maker Perdue Pharma said today at the Roanoke doctor's trial.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Under cross examination Knox's lawyer pointed out the drug company hasn't been called to testify in criminal proceedings against any of the top ten. The prosecutor showed the jury photographs of several patients who died under Knox's care.
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((OVER A 5-YEAR PERIOD THE INDICTMENT COVERS APPROXIMATELY 2,000 PATIENTS WERE SEEN, AND 31 MAKE UP THE SUBJECT OF THE COUNTS OF THE INDICTMENT, NINE OF WHOM THEY SAY RESULTED IN DEATH.... WITH THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE THEIR ARE RISKS INVOLVED.))
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[VO-NAT]

The prosecutor declined to appear on camera to summarize his case. The trial resumes in the morning
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Plans for a tire-burning power plant in Southside are rolling along.
More on that when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And he spent two days in a crate, now he'll spend some time in court.
More on the charges against this stowaway next.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey folks, Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office - as Maurice is finished - his athletic director is a little testy. Don't mess with quarterbacks from service academies. And don't mess around with Pedro when he's on.

Plus, Antonio Freeman returns to the Pack and Roanoke College to the polls tonight on the Big 7.))[Stowaway-Flight]


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The man who shipped himself from New York to Texas may be traveling yet again- this time to court. He's facing federal charges.
As Elizabeth Sanchez reports federal prosecutors moved fast charging the man with illegally stowing away on a cargo jet.
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(( He spent two days crouched in a crate to get from New York to Texas and now Charles McKinley faces federal criminal charges. The 170 pound shipping clerk from the Bronx is charged with illegally stowing away on a cargo jet. It was the driver who delivered the box who called authorities. Caller: I just made a delivery uh and there was a guy inside the crate. 911 Operator: There was a guy inside a crate you delivered? Caller; Hey, I'm still shaking now. I mean its Lord have mercy. A shocked delivery driver knows how lucky McKinley is. flown in a pressurized cabin. In a jailhouse interview, the shipping clerk from the Bronx has admitted packing himself in the crate with the help from a friend.
NAT sot I was cold

McKinley flew from JFK through Fort Wayne and then to Dallas.. 1500 miles.And this stowaway stunt may reveal security holes that some lawmakers are trying to nail shut. But the FBI director says monitoring the million of shipments of cargo is not an easy. Robert Mueller, FBI director: Whether it be a cargo container or a rig shipment coming into our ports and the fact of the matter is you cannot open and examine every one of those. McKinley remains in the Dallas County jail on unrelated charges and will be turned over to federal authorities to appear in court on the misdeameanor charge in the next few days. Elizabeth Sanchez, CBS news, Dallas.))

[IRaq-Militias]


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The mosque that was the target of a deadly bombing in Iraq last month has reopened.
But the men now guarding it are making U-S troops uneasy.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Najaf, Iraq]


Armed militia now surround the The Holy Shrine of Imam Ali mosque.
Iraq's majority Shi'ite Muslims worried by attacks on their clerics now want to defend themselves. Militias have begun patrolling the streets of Najaf, despite a U-S order banning them.
Many residents say any attempt to disarm the militias before there is a strong local police force would set the occupying forces on a collision course with local people.
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[Tire-Plant]


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A proposed tire burning power plant in Henry County is gaining speed.
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Last night, Martinsville city council unanimously voted to sell city-owned property to Tire Energy Corporation.
The company wants to build the plant in the Martinsville Industrial Park.
Some nearby residents oppose the project- they're concerned about the environmental impact.
The Department of Environmental Quality must now issue a permit and a spokesperson says it will most likely be granted within the next two weeks.
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[GED-Program]


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There's a new race in southside Virginia, one where everyone could come out a winner.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville]


Today, local and state officials used the Martinsville Speedway to announce a new initiative called "Race to G-E-D."

It is designed to help adults get their high school diploma which will then hopefully help turn around the Southside economy.
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((STACEY WRIGHT/REGION DIRECTOR ADULT EDUCATION: WHEN ECONOMIC DEVELOPERS GO TO ATTRACT BUSINESSES THEY NEED TO BE ABLE TO SAY THERE'S A TRAINABLE FLEXIBLE WORKFORCE RIGHT IN OUR REGION, READY TO GO TO WORK AND WE BELIEVE WE HAVE THAT, WE JUST NEED TO GET THEM CREDENTIALED.))
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[VO-NAT]


A 443-thousand dollar grant from the West Piedmont Workforce Investment Board will help 24-hundred adults this year.

The program is open to residents in Martinsville and Danville, as well as the counties of Henry, Patrick, Pittsylvania and Franklin.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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There have been a few curves, but Buena Vista's new golf course is still on track.
A progress report is still ahead on News Seven.
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Plus J-Lo and Ben call off their wedding. But they don't have cold feet. They're giving the media the cold shoulder.
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[Commercial]

[YMCA]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The YMCA is celebrating a successful capital campaign, that has raised millions for two new buildings.
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[VO-NAT]
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The Y exceeded its goal and raised more than ten and a half million dollars. In the process, the organization also secured a half million dollar challenge grant from the Kresge (KREZ-gee) foundation.
Two new buildings are now under construction in Salem, and Roanoke.
And today, officials announced that the new Downtown Y will be named for the Kirk family to recognize their financial support and volunteer leadership.
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[J-Lo]


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Wedding Bells apparently will not ring for J-lo and Ben Affleck at least not this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have postponed their wedding, saying the media is to blame.
Word leaked that the wedding was set for this Sunday at a private estate near Santa Barbara.
A joint statement by the couple says they decided to put off the event after they started giving serious thought to hiring three decoy brides to confuse reporters.
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[S-Extra]


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Antonio Freeman talks about returning to the Pack. Plus, a pile of off the wall football happenings and a look at the Roanoke college soccer team are coming up. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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[SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD/NESN; :00]

The Boston Red Sox took control of the wild card race this afternoon by shutting out the Orioles 5-to-nothing and putting some more ground between themselves and the A's. Pedro Martinez struck out 9 and allowed just 3 hits in 8 innings of work. It's Pedro's 12th win of the season.
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[S-Freeman]


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Former Hokie Antonio Freeman is back in Green Bay.
Freeman signed a one year deal with the Pack today just a little over a year after Green Bay got rid of him. He is the Packers' fifth all time leading pass catcher, but a bit surprised to be back with the Pack.
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[VO NAT CON'T] Freeman, who is now 31, rejected offers from the Jaguars and the Panthers earlier this summer. Between 1995 and 2001 - Freeman and Brett Favre hooked up for 57 touchdowns.
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[S-Clarett]


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Maurice Clarett's season at Ohio State is over before it even got started.
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Clarett and his mom met with Ohio State athletic director Andy Geiger earlier today at which time he was informed that he would not play for the Buckeyes this season. His scholarship is in tact, but most expect Clarett to transfer. Yesterday, he was charged with a misdemeanor after providing false information in a police report. Clarett and his Mom say they are keeping their options open.
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[S-OSU]


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Many are now speculating on whether or not anything will happen to Ohio State. The "Where there's smoke, there's fire" axiom usually holds true. But athletic director Geiger took offense when someone tried to infer that the Clarett situation involved some kind of a cover-up.
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Ohio State hosts N.C. State this Saturday.

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And in case you need more proof that a full moon and this Mars this stuff is making folks crazy just check out this play from last Saturday's Air Force-Northwestern game.
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[SUPER=03-Evanston, IL/Last Saturday; :00]

Air Force quarterback Chance Harridge, who went toe to toe with Tech in the Diamond Walnut Bowl last December, gets tackled and fumbles. An overzealous Northwestern assistant coach Jay Peterson runs on the field and accidentally elbows Harridge in the neck. Harridge retaliates by delivering a pretty good body shot to the coach's kidney. Harridge was thrown out of the game, but he will play this weekend against North Texas.
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[S-Brown]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Buddy Brown, the head football coach at Tunstall high school for almost two decades has been charged with Driving While Intoxicated. His arrest came back on August 14th according to court records. Those documents also indicate that Brown refused to take a breathalyzer or blood test at the time of the arrest.
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[SUPER=03-Dry Fork/August 29;]

He has continued to coach the Tunstall team while waiting for his hearing next month in Danville General district court on October 27th. Brown, who has taught driver's education at the school, will lead his team against Gretna this Friday night.
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[S-Soccer]


[ANCHOR=mike]
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[WRITER=sma]
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[GRAPHIC=Roanoke College]


The Roanoke College men's soccer team is unbeaten, unscored upon and at this point unsure why it isn't ranked higher in the nation. Here's Steve Mason will more from the Elizabeth campus.
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[SUPER=01-Elliott Stallings/3 Goals, 2 Assists in Four Games; :50]
[SUPER=01-Donny Smith/Former P. H. Star & Roanoke Midfield; :58]
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((Go figure. The Maroons beat two opponents last week yet dropped from 10th to 11th in the NCAA Division III national poll. ((SCOTT ALLISON/198 ROANOKE CAREER WINS:))
One thing Allison has been able to figure out is how to win with a team whose make up is half freshman. Of course it helps to have former Blacksburg star Harper Thorsen in net. The goalie transferred in from Division I Radford and in four games, the Maroons have yet to allow a goal. ((HARPER THORSEN/8 SAVES, 0 GOALS ALLOWED:))
Striker Elliott Stallings played with Thorsen under Shelly Blumenthal at Blacksburg and leads an offense that is averaging nearly five goals a game.)) ((ELLIOTT STALLINGS/3 GOALS, 2 ASSISTS:)) ((DONNY SMITH/FORMER PATRICK HENRY STAR AND RC FORWARD:)) ((STEVE MASON:))

[BV-Golf]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-28 TC1:24:03]
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Buena Vista's municipal golf course project is for the most part on-time and on-budget.
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[VO-NAT - :18]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista;]

There have been a few minor challenges. A main road that will service the course will likely cost twice as expected, a hole in the bottom of a pond needed fixing, and rains in spring and summer delayed construction. Even with the glitches city leaders are happy with the progress, and are ready for the next phase.
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((SCOTT DADSON/BUENA VISTA CITY MANAGER; ONCE THE COURSE, IT'S MAJOR CONSTRUCTION COMPONENTS ARE DONE THIS FALL, AND THE GROW-IN PHASE BY CITY STAFF STARTS, WE'LL HAVE MAINTENANCE FACILITIES, AND THE CLUBHOUSE AND THAT ROAD TO FINISH UP.))
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[VO-NAT - :15+]

The city will spend a little more than 7 million dollars on the project, but the course is expected to bring in about a million dollars a year, and could spur more than 30 million dollars in new home construction. The first golfers are expected to tee off next summer. (------------)