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The second time around is just as telling: we'll hear witnesses of September 11th, 2001.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]


And we'll take a look at plans for sprucing up a Roanoke High School.

[Sports-head]


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In sports, can Ryan Newman win two in a row, New Hampshire is up next, the rundown for week three of Friday Football Extra,
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and there's a new kid on the Virginia college football map, the new team in sports.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
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Henri refuses to fade away, Isabel is really serious and both tropical system could impact our local weather.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 3-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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Across Virginia, across the country and around the world, Americans remember the victims and heroes of September 11th.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry. Shannon is off tonight.

[September-11]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
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It's been two years since terrorists attacked New York and Virginia, killing thousands of citizens. Today, many people attended memorial services ...to remember. [***9-11 IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Jenn/BAM;]

Jennifer Wishon has more from some of those. Keith, it HAS been two years, but memories of the deadly terrorist attacks are still alive and well.
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However, most people agree that out of the tragedy grew a proud, united America.
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[SUPER=01-Tiffany Allen/Roanoke College Student; : ]
[SUPER=01-Grahm Boyd/Roanoke College Student; : ]
[SUPER=01-Kurt Ripley Sr./Roanoke County Firefigher; : ]
[SUPER=01-Coty Triveilin/William Byrd High School Student; : ]
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((((NATS OF SINGING AT WTC MEMORIAL)) Dozens gathered under spacious skies this morning at a memorial made out of materials that literally felt the heat at the World Trade Center. The 60- foot flag pole at the Old Virginia Brick Company is made of two girders from the twin towers. At Hotel Roanoke, employees spent the morning displaying American flags. 2, 998 of them - one for each person killed during the attacks. Roanoke College students also displayed flags, bringing the number killed to life.
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Flags represented faces for Grahm Boyd. He and his family are from Battery Park, New York - just blocks from the World Trade Center.
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Boyd's brother was eventually found, but many of his friends perished. ((NATS OF WBHS BAND)) Remembering heroes at home and overseas was the theme at William Byrd High School.
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((KURT RIPLEY: IT MADE ME FEEL GOOD THAT THE CHILDREN REALIZE THE IMPORTANCE OF OUR JOBS AND THE POLICE OFFICERS JOBS AND THE RESCUE WORKERS.)) [RUNS09]
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Students also used the occasion to launch "Operation Adoption" - a new program inspired by Byrd alumni Lieutenant Jonathan Hartsock.
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((COTY TRIVEILIN: BASICALLY WHAT WE'RE DOING IS ADOPTING HIS GROUP OF MEN THAT HE HAS OVER THERE, 35, AND WE'RE GONNA GET IN CONTACT WITH HIS HOMETOWN AND WE'RE GONNA GET THEM TO SEND A LITTLE BIT OF STUFF FROM THEIR HOMETOWN OVER TO IRAQ SO THEY GET A LITTLE TASTE OF THEIR HOMETOWN OVER THERE.)) [RUNS17]
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A gesture Hartsock appreciates, along with his mother Becky, who manages the school cafeteria.))
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There are more remembrances scheduled for this evening.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Jenn/BAM;]

Keith, we'll have more on those tonight on News 7 at Eleven.

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In Appomattox, a county that knows a little something about the sacrifices of war, residents gathered to honor those who continue to fight the war on terrorism.
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Ceremonies on the courthouse lawn honored those who died two years ago as well as today's emergency workers who continue to serve the public.
Speakers urged the crowd not to let the memories of what happened that day ever fade.
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((CAPT. HOWARD GREGORY/VA STATE POLICE: UNDOUBTEDLY EACH OF US WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER EXACTLY WHERE WE WERE AND WHAT WE WERE DOING WHEN WE HEARD ABOUT THOSE TRAGIC EVENTS WHEN EACH OF US SAW THE FACE OF PURE, UNMITIGATED, SATANIC EVIL.))
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Family members of current servicemen were presented with Blue Star flags to display in their homes.
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[Tech-911]


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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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At Virginia Tech, students watched as the Corps of Cadets played the National Anthem to commemorate the anniversary of the attacks. For many, it was a moment of reflection--on the past and the future.
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((WALTER BOYD/VIRGINIA TECH STUDENT: IT WAS JUST RELIVING THE PAST BUT BEING GLAD THAT WE'RE PAST IT AND TRY TO FIND THOSE PEOPLE THAT ARE RESPONSIBLE.))
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The university will hold also hold a vigil tonight at 11:59 in front of Lane Hall.
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[Warner]


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Governor Mark Warner marked the second anniversary of the terrorist attacks by urging Virginia students to be better citizens.
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Warner told a group of Richmond high school students that there are three things they can do to honor the nine-eleven victims.
He asked them to feel safe, support the troops and get more involved in their community.
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((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: I THINK ITS A DAY FOR PRAYER, FOR REFLECTION, TO REMEMBER THE VICTIMS, REMEMBER THE HEROES, THE FIRST RESPONDERS WHO WENT INTO THOSE BURNING BUILDINGS IN VIRGINIA AND NEW YORK AND ALSO TO RECOMMIT THAT THE TERRORISTS WON'T BE SUCCESSFUL. OUR AMERICAN WAY OF LIFE WE'RE GOING TO DEFEND IT, PROTECT IT.))
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Warner says the students will always remember where they were the day of the attacks.
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[Bus-Fire]


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In other news tonight, some scary moments for about ten bus passengers today after their Greyhound bus caught fire on Route 29 north of Lynchburg.
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Around 2:15, the driver of the Greyhound bus noticed it was making strange noises, and so he pulled over in the southbound lanes.
After everyone was safely off the bus, the back end of it caught fire.
It took firefighters about fifteen minutes to bring the fire under control.
Riders say they could tell something was wrong.
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((HAROLD HENDRIX/BUS PASSENGER: KIND OF LIKE IT WASN'T CHANGING GEARS RIGHT. HE'D DOWNSHIFT AND IT WASN'T CHANGING GEARS RIGHT AND WE WASN'T GETTING UP NO SPEED.))
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Some passengers lost their luggage in the fire.
The bus was headed to Nashville with stops scheduled in Lynchburg and Roanoke.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Plans for a new drug treatment center in the Roanoke Valley have some neighbors concerned.
More on that when NEws 7 at Six returns.
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Roanoke city's schools are building for the future and they're finding the work is far from easy.
Today the school system unveiled the latest plans for a new Patrick Henry High School.
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Justin McLeod is at the school tonight with details on those plans.
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[Methadone-Clinic]


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The drug treatment center planning a new methadone clinic says the program will serve a critical need in the Roanoke Valley.
But the plans are also raising concerns among the center's prospective neighbors.
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Life Center of Galax plans to locate the new clinic at the corner of Ogden Road and Colonial Avenue, in a building that once housed medical offices.
Officials with the Galax program say that many of their patients come from Roanoke and the New River Valley.
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((EMILY JENNINGS/LIFE CENTER OF GALAX; THESE FOLKS HAVE TO COME IN BEFORE THEY GO TO WORK IN THE MORNING AND THEN TRAVEL BACK, SO THAT'S A HARDSHIP FOR A LOT OF PEOPLE, BUT THERE ARE 70 PATIENTS IN OUR CLINIC WHEN WE SURVEYED IT HERE AT GALAX, THAT WOULD BENEFIT FROM A PROGRAM IN ROANOKE.))
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Officials from the New Vista Montessori School say they're concerned that such a treatment facility would be located across the street from the school and near a residential neighborhood.
Director Susan Key said the school is also concerned with the increased traffic flow at a busy intersection.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Residents of the Georgetown Park neighborhood say they are also asking questions and organizing opposition to the planned clinic.

[Knox]


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A pain specialist from North Carolina testified for the government today in the criminal case against Doctor Cecil Knox.
Doctor Richard Lee Rauck took issue with the complex combination and high dosage of narcotics Dr. Knox prescribed for some of his patients.
According to the patients' medical charts, in some cases the patient was on morphine, methadone and OxyContin- - all long-lasting opiates- -all at the same time.
The chart indicates Knox prescribed a total of eight drugs for the patient including Valium.

[Dixon]


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A third man has been convicted in a decade-old double murder in Halifax County.
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A jury found Dexter Lamont Dixon of South Boston guilty today.
He'll spend 73 years in prison for first-degree murder and other convictions.
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In December of 1993, two men were shot to death inside their car at the Riverdale Amoco in Halifax County.
Two other Halifax County men pleaded guilty to roles in the murders.
Verlie Marion Word received two life sentences plus ten years.
Louis Jordan Powell is still awaiting sentencing.
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[County-Court]


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There was a bomb scare in Roanoke County court today.
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Shortly before one o'clock a clerk for the county's Juvenile Domestic Relations Court received a bomb threat. Police immediately evacuated the building and sent in a bomb- sniffing dog. It is unclear if the dog found anything. No one was hurt.
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[Stocks]


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Stocks ended the day with some gains after a choppy start. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW rose 39 points.
NASDAQ gained 22.
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[Commons]


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Undergraduate students at Washington and Lee University returned to classes today, and they were welcomed by a MAJOR addition.
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The brand new student commons building was completed over the summer. So far, it has received rave revues from students seeing it for the first time.
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((BUDDY ATKINS/ELROD COMMONS DIRECTOR; I ENCOUNTERED ONE SENIOR THAT I KNOW PRETTY WELL COMING DOWN THE STEPS THE OTHER DAY. I ASKED "HOW YOU LIKE IT?" HE SAID "IT'S JUST GREAT, IT'S UNBELIEVABLE, IT'S SO NICE." AND I SAID "YOU DIDN'T THINK WE'D MAKE IT NICE?" HE SAID, "NOT THIS NICE." AND THAT'S BEEN THE TYPICAL COMMENT.))
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The building is named after former University President John Elrod who led the movement for the construction until he died in 2001. The building will be formally dedicated in October.
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[Sports tease]


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Ryan Newman talks about going back to New Hampshire, week three of FFE
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and can Cal McCombs wants to beat William and Mary Saturday and also copy the Tribe program.
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[S-Ryan]


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Winston Cup Drivers are at the New Hampshire International Speedway for Sunday's Sylvania 300.
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Ryan Newman will try and make it two straight wins. Newman won this New Hampshire race last year.
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William & Mary's 17 game win streak over VMI is the third longest active streak in 1-AA football.
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[SUPER=03-Annapolis, MD/Keydets vs. Midshipmen; :00]

After a 37-10 loss to Navy and a win, VMI will try and snap that record Saturday in Lexington. Cal McCombs and Tribe coach Jimmy Laycock coached together at the Citadel back in 1973.
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Week three of the high school football season is almost here. Here's a look at the complete schedule for tomorrow night.
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[S-Southern]


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The State of Virginia has a new football playing University this fall.
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Southern Virginia University is preparing to open up its first season of varsity football this weekend. The Mormon school based in Buena Vista, which will compete as an NAIA member this year, has had just a few months to completely start up a program from scratch. Now, the team is just two days away from the first game in school history on Saturday at Methodist.
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Buer (BUE-ER) has a Doctorate from Brigham Young, and high hopes for the immediate future. He would like his team to be the next Bridgewater.
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[ANCHOR=MIKE]
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The Knights don't play their first home game until September 27th.