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Blue skies belie severe weather headed this way from the Atlantic.
We'll have two LIVE reports- -one from Virginia Beach, another from the Outer Banks.
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[VO-NAT]
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Abortion opponents take their graphic message to a local middle school.
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In sports, Tech's football team talks about hurricane isabel, Mike Vick's broken leg might keep him out longer than orginally thought
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nad the Express losses its top offensive weapon to the AHL.
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The latest forecast trends from the hurricane center indicate periods of heavy rain beginning Thursday night. Details ahead. [Open]
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They're boarding up in Virginia Beach.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

And heading out from the Outer Banks, as Isabel draws near.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Shannon Young.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And I'm Keith Humphry. [Hurricane-Preps]
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Hurricane Isabell is on its way, and Virginians living on the coast are preparing.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

They're getting ready for winds thay may exceed 100 miles per hour.
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Meghan Muldoon is at Virginia Beach with more on how the preparations are coming.
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Meghan adlibs ((ROLLCUE:..Rolled from the truck.))
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[SUPER=01-Tim Schoen/Tasco Home Improvement;]
[SUPER=01-Leon Kelly/Ramada Inn;]
[SUPER=01-Ron Neardy/Homeowner;]
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We'll check in with reporter Stacy Case on North Carolina's Outer Banks in a few minutes. v

[Salvation-Army]


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A local relief agency is ready to go wherever Isabel strikes.
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Workers at the Salvation Army in Roanoke are loading up a truck with supplies.
They'll pull out as soon as they're needed.
Their mobile canteen has a small kitchen, but it can serve meals to 400 people a day.
They found THAT out during a disaster two years ago.
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[SOT 21:13:58]
[IN Q=The last time]

((ERIK NICKELL: THE LAST TIME THIS PARTICULAR CANTEEN WENT OUT WAS 9-11. IT WAS AT THE PENTAGON. WE WERE RIGHT THERE AT GROUND ZERO, SERVING FOOD, LUNCHES, DINNERS, 24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK FOR PROBABLY A GOOD MONTH.))
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[OUT Q=probably a good month.]
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Nickell says the experience at the Pentagon helped The Salvation Army plan for future disasters.
Workers are bringing along only enough to feed 40 people one meal.
Once they get there, more food will be brought in.
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[SS=NONE]WEATHER CENTER Position #1


[WXPRO/FULL]TROPICAL UPDATE
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[Abortion-Protest]


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An anti- abortion group from Petersburg brought its protest to Roanoke this morning.
The demonstration provoked an angry response as the group shifted its focus from abortion clinics to local schools.
Joe Dashiell has the story.
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[IN Q=Protestors were armed]
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[SUPER=01-Dennis Green/Life and Liberty Ministries; :23]
[SUPER=01-David Nova/Planned Parenthood of the Blue Ridge; :50]
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((Protestors were armed with graphic images as they lined the sidewalk outside William Ruffner Middle School and William Fleming High School.
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[IN Q=Why are you]

((WHY ARE YOU AT A HIGH SCHOOL? YOU NEED TO BE AT A CLINIC SOMEWHERE. THIS ISN'T THE FIRST THING WE WANT TO SEE IN THE MORNING. NO, IT STARTS HERE.))
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[OUT Q=no it starts here.]


Members of a Petersburg based ministry say they are on a week-long swing through the state that will target high schools and colleges...
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[IN Q=People see these pictures]

((PEOPLE SEE THESE PICTURES, THEY CANNOT DENY THAT ABORTION MURDERS A BABY. SO WE WANT PEOPLE TO SEE IT TO SPEAK UP ON BEHALF OF THE BABIES. WHY WE'RE HERE TODAY AT THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL AND THIS HIGH SCHOOL, TO SHOW THESE YOUNG PEOPLE THE TRUTH.))
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[OUT Q=show these young people the truth.]


But the display of disturbing photos outside two schools brought an angry response from students, parents and abortion rights advocates.
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[IN Q=It's upsetting]

((IT'S UPSETTING. INSTEAD OF COUNSELLING, YOU'RE GOING TO BRING THIS WHOLE NEW WORLD TO KIDS WHO DON'T EVEN KNOW ABOUT SEX.)) ((AT A TIME WHEN MEDICALLY ACCURATE SEXUALITY EDUCATION IS NOT AS ACCESSIBLE IN VIRGINIA'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS, THERE ARE LIES AND DISTORTIONS THAT ARE BEING PERPETRATED BY THESE PEPLE THAT ARE FILLING THE VOID.))
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[OUT Q=that are filling the void.]


From Roanoke the group headed to Blacksburg to continue its protest at Virginia Tech. More stops are planned through the end of the week.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))

[Tech-Classes]


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A recent inspection at Virginia Tech shows the university's overcrowded classrooms violates state fire codes.
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The inspection took place LAST Wednesday, about a week after a photo in the Roanoke Times showed students sitting in the aisles of a lecture hall. Inspectors found one violation--an a-v cart that was blocking an aisle--which was corrected on-site. However, officials later discovered that the 329 students enrolled in the class actually exceeded the room's posted occupancy of 300.
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((LARRY HINCKER/VT SPOKESMAN: IT WAS A SITUATION WHERE THEY REALLY WEREN'T AWARE THAT THE CLASS HAS GOTTEN A LITTLE BIT ABOVE THE MAXIMUM LOAD OCCUPANCY AND SO THERE'S A THEORETICAL POSSIBILITY THAT IF THEY ALL SHOWED UP YOU HAVE A CODE VIOLATION.))
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Hincker says the university has corrected the problem by adding another course section taught on-line.
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[VMI]


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Classmate's of V-M-I's new superintendent have raised nearly half a million dollars in discretionary funds for his use.
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General Binford Peay (pee) formally assumed command of the military college today. And his "brother rates" turned out in force. About 80 members of the class of 1962 attended the ceremony. The new superintendent says his classmates have given a lot over 40 years since their graduation.
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[SOT 15:05]
[IN Q=Encouragement, friendship]

((ENCOURAGEMENT, FRIENDSHIP, FUN. YOU GROW VERY VERY CLOSE IN FOUR YEARS UP HERE. THEY'VE GAVE MY A LOT OF STRENGTH THROUGHOUT MY ENTIRE CAREER. THE TURNOUT TODAY HAS BEEN VERY VERY MEANINGFUL FOR ME. ))
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[OUT Q=meaningful for me.]
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[V/O-NAT] The fund is about five times what Peay's predecessor had at his discretion. Also among the dignitaries: General Peay's son, LIEUTENANT RYAN Peay- -just back from Iraq.
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More Isabel coverage is still ahead with a live report from the Outer Banks.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And see how cyber learning is making its way from the college level to the high school ranks.
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[Carolina-Preps]
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Nearly one-hundred thousand people along the North Carolina coast are being urged to move inland in advance of Hurricane Isabel.
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But many are choosing to stock up and stay put.
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Stacy Case is oan the Outer Banks where the storm's expected to blow in Thursday.
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((ROLLCUE:...stick around to find out.))
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[IN Q=Residents and]
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[SUPER=01-Bunni Gibson/Vacationer; :39]
[SUPER=01-Rene Cahoon/Dare Co. Commissioner; :47]
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[OUT Q=may change very quickly.]

((LOCATOR: KILL DEVIL HILLS, NC NAT: gas pump TRACK: RESIDENTS AND VISITORS ALONG NORTH CAROLINA'S OUTER BANKS ARE
NAT: click of gas handle FILLING UP AND FILING OUT.
SUPER: AL DUGITA/GETTING GAS last bite... not verbatim.... in case the power goes out, we want to have a full tank to drive around , etc...
TRACK: ISABEL ISN'T QUITE AS STRONG AS SHE WAS, BUT SHE'S STILL A MENACE FOR THESE COMMUNITIES.
nat: traffic snarled TRACK:( shot of traffic) AS THE MAJORITY OF DRIVERS LINE UP TO
LEAVE----- EMERGENCY OFFICIALS HELPED MAKE THAT DECISION EVEN EASIER---

URGING 75 THOUSAND PEOPLE TO EVACUATE. OFFICIALS SAY, FOR THEIR OWN SAFETY, VACATIONERS ARE REALLY NO LONGER WELCOME.... AND OF COURSE ISABEL ISN'T EITHER.
SUPER: BUNNI GIBSON/LEAVING TOMORROW this is the woman in the truck... talking about how she'll leave tomorrow.. the hotel will let her stay til wed.
SUPER: Renee Cahoon/ Dare Co. Commissioner we encourage everyone to leave and we are asking our visitors to leave.
TRACK: AT A NEARBY EATERY, THIS RESTAURATEUR SERVED UP A BIG HELPING OF OPTIMISM.
SUPER: KIKI KIOUSIS/RESTARAUNT OWNER not verbatim. I don't think it's going to be that bad
TRACK: AND AS NORTH CAROLINA FACES ITS FIRST HURRICANE IN FOUR YEARS, THE GOVERNOR URGED COASTAL RESIDENTS TO TAKE THE WARNINGS SERIOUSLY.

SOT: SUPER: GOVERNOR MIKE EASLEY/NORTH CAROLINA))





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[Brown]


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The second of two men charged in a double murder in Lynchburg last year is standing trial for the crime.. but his attorneys say the wrong man is in the courtroom.
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23-year-old Kevin Eugene Brown is charged with helping to kill Anthony and Ronda Robinson in April of 2002.
Brown says he was there that night, but it was another man who helped Leon Jermain Winston gun down the Robinsons.. and he'll be telling that story to the jury himself.
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[IN Q=He doesn't have]

((STEPHANIE MADDOX/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: HE DOESN'T HAVE TO SAY ANYTHING. BUT IN THIS CASE THE DEFENDANT'S GOING TO SAY SOMETHING BECAUSE HE'S GOING TO TAKE THE STAND. AND HE'S GOING TO TELL YOU HE WENT TO SUSSEX STREET. HE'S GOING TO TELL YOU HE WAS THERE AND HE'S GOING TO TELL YOU HE DIDN'T KILL ANYBODY.))
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[OUT Q=didn't kill anybody.]
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An eight-man, six-woman jury is hearing the case which is expected to last all week.
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[Stocks]


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Stocks finished broadly and solidly higher today. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The Dow rose 118 points. Nasdaq climbed 41.
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[Online-School]
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More and more students in Roanoke County will soon be leaving the classroom for cyberspace.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


The county now has a cyber learning center which allows high school students to take classes on-line.
Students enrolled in summer school used it for the first time a few months ago.
They got all their assignments, did all their work, and corresponded with their classmates and teachers through a computer.
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[SOT 16:53:24]
[IN Q=The students have been]

((CAROLINE OVERFELT/E-LEARNING COORDINATOR: THE STUDENTS HAVE BEEN INTERNET SAVVY FOR YEARS AND YEARS AND HAVE SHOWN ALL OF US HOW TO DO THINGS. NOW WE'RE KINDA CATCHING UP AND OFFERING THEM OPPORTUNITIES TO UTILITIZE THE INTERNET IN A POSITIVE WAY.))
[SUPER=01-Caroline Overfelt/E-Learning Coordinator; ]
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[OUT Q=in a positive way]
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[VO-NAT]


Now that the school year is underway, teachers are using the computer to supplement regular classroom work.
We'll show you some of the features and explain some of the challenges tonight on News 7 at 11.
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[Sports tease]


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The Roanoke Express loses perhaps its best offensive player to the AHL, an up dtae on Micahel Vick's fractured leg,
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and Texas A & M coach Dennis Franchione amy get more than an eyeful Isabel when he arrives in Blacksburg.
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With Isabel threatening Thursday night's Texas A&M game, the Hokies are making some uniform changes - but Mike Stevens says the switch has nothing to do with the weather.
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It now appears the six week timetable for former Hokie Michael Vick's return to playing for the Atlanta Falcons was overly optimistic.
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[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA; :00]


Falcons coach Dan Reeves said this week that the target date for Vick's return to playing is most likely October 19th against the Saints, and possibly October 13th against the Rams. Vick is still on crutches and cannot put his show on the foot of his fractured right leg.
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[S-Jaffray]


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The ECHL strike is still on. The Owners have put a new collective bargaining agreement offer on the table and the players are reviewing it. The Express regular season opener is a month away as of tomorrow.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


The Express will not have left winger Jason Jaffray on opening night. Jaffray has signed a one way contract with the AHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins in Wilkesbar, Pennsylvania. Now Wheeling is the ECHL affiliate and there is a slight chance Jaffray could play for the Nailors this season. Jaffray had 85 points this past season for the Express. 34 goals and 51 assists.
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[S-NASCAR]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
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Hurricane Isabel could disrupt this weekends NASCAR events at Dover International Speedway.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dover, DE; :00]

Winston Cup and Busch teams have been instructed to hold off any travel plans. One NASCAR alternate plan is for teams to travel as late as Friday and set the fields by the NASCAR rule book.
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