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The Governor gets his first look at the results of Isabel's wrath.
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Mark Warner says while waiting for the government to lend a helping hand, residents need to keep reaching out to each other.
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[Sports-head]


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In sports, the qualifying line up from Dover, the Redskins talk about battling their much hated rival the Giants, Norfolk State is running into hurricane VMI,
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and the Isabowl last night showcased Kevin Jones 188 yards and 3 TD's.
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[WX-Head]
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Cooler nights and sunnier days in the new 7 day outlook. Details and a Friday weatherschool coming up. [Video-Open]
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[VO-NAT]
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Hurricane Isabel is gone, but her aftermath will be felt for a long time.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Today under sunnier skies, residents across Virginia are trying to pick up the pieces.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Shannon Young.

[Richmond]


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Hurricane Isabel has now claimed nine Virginia lives. Close to two million, are without electricity.
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Justin McLeod is in Richmond tonight with more on what the state is doing to get Virginians back on their feet. Justin?
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[!!!TAPE ROLLED FROM TRUCK!!!] ((rollcue... alot of work to do in the Richmond area.))
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[Warner]


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Please be patient during the storm recovery.
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That's the request from Governor Mark Warner after touring some of the areas hardest hit by Isabel. While meeting with storm victims, Warner complimented them on their willingness to lend a helping hand.
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((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: THIS IS SOME OF THE WORST DEVASTATION I'VE SEEN AHYWHERE IN THE STATE. IT SHOWS THE BEST OF COMMUNITIES COMING TOGETHER. WE'VE BEEN THROUGH STORMS BEFORE, WE'LL GET THROUGH THIS. BUT WHAT I'D REALLY LIKE TO SEE IS MORE OF THIS KIND OF NEIGHBORHOOD SPIRIT.))
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[OUT Q=this kind of neighborhood spirit.]
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Warner reiterated that power companies are working as fast as possible to restore electricity. But he says water systems, emergency centers and hospitals are the first priority.
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[Beach-Cleanup]


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Residents of Hampton Roads are trying to dust themselves off but many people there are without homes and the beachfront hotels are without guests.
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Meghan Muldoon is at Virginia Beach with a look at Isabel's damage.
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[Tease#1]
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Still to come on the newscast, we'll continue our coverage of the damage Hurricane Isabel wreaked on the Commonwealth,

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[VO-NAT]
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where closer to home, though Isabel's eye did not look directly down on the Shenandoah Valley, the storm still left it's mark.
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[South-River]


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Flooding forced many people in the Shenandoah Valley to evacuate their homes.
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On South River road, residents say the water levels rose to five feet in 20 minutes -- leaving behind a path of destruction.
One man's trailer traveled 50 feet down the roadway.
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((THE TRAILER IS TOTALED, IT'S GONE. NOW WE'RE JUST TRYING TO CLEAN UP AND FIND WHAT WE CAN FIND))
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[VO-NAT]

In other areas roads were washed away. But some residents say despite the damage they still feel fortunate.
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((I JUST THANK GOD WE'RE ALL ALIVE))
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((OTHER THAN RAIN GETTING IN BASEMENTS, I THINK WE'RE PRETTY LUCKY. I'M SURE IT'S A LOT OF DAMAGE, MOST YARDS ARE FULL OF ROCKS AND SOME PEOPLE LOST THEIR TOOLS UP HERE))
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[VO-NAT]

The damage could take days or weeks to clean-up. Some residents says they've been told to hold off until federal officials can come in and assess the damage.
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[Augusta-Flooding]


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The Blue Ridge Mountains provided a bowl around Waynesboro collecting nine- and-a half inches of rainfall overnight.
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(( The results were dramatic, filling up a dry-weather creek bed with rushing water that blocked Howardsville Turnpike. [21:00] ((I DIDN'T HAVE...WHAT KIND OF INSURANCE YOU SUPPOSED TO HAVE? FLOOD INSURANCE. I DIDN'T HAVE THAT, SO I'M IN TROUBLE.))
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James Aistrop's home backs up to the creek bed. But this is the first time in 30 years, he says, water has gotten into the basement... came right up through the concrete floor. He can replace the rugs, but he's worried about Sadie. She hasn't eaten since Wednesday, and he can't get across the raging water to feed her. Aistrop just recently built a bridge to get his lawn mower over to the dog houses. [27:10] ((WHAT'S BECOME OF THE BRIDGE? DOWN YONDER SOMEWHERE. IT'S GONE, NOW I HAVE TO BUILD A NEW ONE. ))
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"Wagon Bridge" is still standing. It bears evidence of how high the water got overnight. A power line came down in a cow pasture nearby. [34:15] ((WHEN THE POWER WENT OUT, WE THOUGHT IT WAS OUT AND THE THE COW WALKED OVER TO THE POLE AND SHOCKED HIM AND BURNED HIM UP, KILLED HIM.))
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The call came into the crew hall as a "cow fire." There wasn't must the rescue squad could do. In downtown Waynesboro, parts of the city are still without electricity. City police were kept busy directing traffic by hand at some intersections. The storm-swollen South River overflowed onto Main Street overnight, creating some anxious moments for business owners, while producing a water park for kids who got a day off from school out of the storm.))

[Central-Storm]


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It was a bright, sunny day throughout most of central Virginia, but the effects of Isabel will be felt for days.
Steve Smallshaw was in Appomattox today where the lights are out and everyone's home wondering what to do next.
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(( Power crews from as far away as Tennessee gathered in this Lynchburg parking lot Friday to await their marching orders from A-E-P
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((CHRIS WILEY/AEP: BASICALLY WHAT WE'RE DOING IS MATCHING UP THE LINE CREWS WITH THE TREE CREWS AND THE GUIDE, THE LOCAL GUIDE.. AND THEN THEY'RE GOING.))
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Outages in the Hill City were sparse, but to the east, Appomattox County.. from Concord to Pamplin.. has no power.. an estimated two thirds of the area's 66-thousand customers.
With the traffic lights out, getting around town was difficult.. most people spent the day searching for a business.. any business that was open.
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((MICKEY EPPS/STORE MANAGER: WE JUST CAME IN TODAY, WAITING FOR IT TO COME BACK ON SO WE CAN DO A LITTLE BUSINESS. You're just keeping staff here just in case? EPPS: YEAH, JUST IN CASE. BECAUSE THEY'RE NOT GIVING US ANY DEFINITE ANSWERS, IT MAY BE TODAY, IT MAY NOT BE UNTIL TONIGHT, MAYBE TOMORROW, MAYBE MONDAY.. SO WE'RE JUST HOPING FOR THE BEST.))
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Time had already run out for one grocery store which was forced to toss out everything in its freezers.
Other stores were making do as best they could.
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((NO WATER.. NO ELECTRICITY..))
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Inside his darkened convenience store, Shahn Awazkhan was determined to keep things going while he could.. and he had no shortage of customers.
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((SHAHN AWAZKHAN/STORE OWNER: BUSINESS IS DOING GREAT, I'M THE ONLY I THINK THAT IS OPEN, THE REST OF THEM ARE CLOSED. BUSINESS IS VERY GOOD BUT WE CAN'T PUMP THE GAS.))
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That led to backups at the next available gas stations with power, about ten miles west of town.
County officials say water will be available at the town offices this weekend from 9 to 12.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Appomattox. ))

[Boty-Flooding]


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The main storm problems in Botetourt County were around Arcadia.
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Jennings Creek ran out of its banks early this morning, tearing up a road leading to one neighborhood and to some campgrounds.
Crews moved in this morning to clear out the debris and turn fallen trees into firewood.
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[Sports tease]


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Coach Beamer tells us how the Hokies can be even better, the Redskins talk about the Giants, the qualifying rundown for Dover
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[VO-NAT]

and former Cave Spring star and now Duke sophomore J.J. Redick makes a prestious preseason awards lists.
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[S-Qualify]


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The starting grid for Sunday's MBNA 400 at Dover is based on points thanks to Isabel. Here's the run down.
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[GO TO QUALIFYING BOARDS] [GO TO PINNACLE BOARDS OF QUALIFYING] [go to qualifying boards]
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[SUPER=0107-6. Jeff Gordon//7. Kurt Busch//8. Bobby Labonte//9. Terry Labonte//10. Michael Waltrip//;]
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[SUPER=0107-11. Tony Stewart//12. Robby Gordon//13. Jeff Burton//14. Rusty Wallace//15. Bill Elliott//;]
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[SUPER=0107-16. Mark Martin//17. Sterling Marlin//18. Jamie McMurray//19. Greg Biffle//20. Elliott Sadler//;]
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[SUPER=0107-21. Ward Burton//22. Ricky Craven//23. Ricky Rudd//24. Joe Nemechek//25. Jeremy Mayfield//;]
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[SUPER=0107-26. Johnny Benson//27. Dale Jarrett//28. Dave Blaney//29. Jimmy Spencer//30. John Andretti//;]
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[SUPER=0107-31. Kenny Wallace//32. Steve Park//33. Todd Bodine//34. Mike Skinner//35. Casey Mears//;]
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[SUPER=0107-36. Kyle Petty//37. Jason Leffler/Prov/38. Ken Schrader/Prov/39. Tony Raines/Prov/40. Kevin Lepage/Prov/;]


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[SUPER=0107-41. Jeff Green/Prov/42. Derrike Cope/Prov/43. Hermie Sadler/Prov/;]
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[S-Skins]


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The Redskins host the Giants Sunday. The Skins are 2 and oh for the first time in 13 years. The Giants have won four of the past five between the two.
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[S-VT]


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The Hokies beat Texas A&M and are now 3 and OH but Coach Beamer knows Tech can improve.
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[S-VMI]


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VMI host Norfolk State tomorrow at one o'clock.
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The Spartans face a VMI team on the rise thanks to players and patience.
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[OUT Q=....as a football program"]
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[S-JJ]


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J.J. Redick and his Duke Blue Devils do not open the 2003 basketball season until November 22nd against Detroit, but the former Cave Spring star is already attracting votes for the nations biggest hoops award.
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The sophomore is among the 50 preseason candidates for the 2004 Wooden Award, given annually to the nation's best player. Redick averaged 15 points a game and was a third team all-ACC selection and made 95 three pointers.
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[S-Run]


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The 30th running of the Virginia Ten Mile road race hits the pavement in Lychburg tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT]
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Five men who have run every race since 1974 will wear numbers One through Five on their shirts for tomorrow morning's start.
Race organizers also say they have a competitive field of runners who see the Ten Miler as a good tune-up for other races.
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((JAY REEVES/RACE ORGANIZER: THIS COURSE IS RECOGNIZED AND MANY OF THE PROFESSIONAL RUNNERS SEEM TO COME HERE BECAUSE OF THIS HILLY COURSE. IT'S NOT GOING TO BE A NATIONAL RECORD TIME OVER TEN MILES BUT IT CERTAINLY IS GOING TO BE A GOOD CHALLENGE OVER A HILL COURSE TO TEST YOUR CONDITION AND YOUR ENDURANCE.))
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[OUT Q=and your endurance.]
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[VO-NAT]


About 850 runners have registered so far for the event which begins at 8:30 tomorrow morning. (------------)