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Coming up on News 7-
One candidate drops out of the California recall race.
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[VO-NAT]


Sex, students and videotape- a new show at Virginia Tech has one state official mad.
Plus how a video game can help teenage drivers-
And a 12 year old's arranged wedding is now under investigation.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

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[VO-NAT]


A sex-themed TV Show at Virginia Tech sparks more than debate.
It's brought an ultimatum from a Delegate.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We don't have]

((DELEGATE BOB MARSHALL/R-MANASSAS: WE DON'T HAVE TO SEND MONEY TO SCHOOLS THAT DO THIS. ))
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[OUT Q=that do this.]
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[Tech-show]


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Delegate Bob Marshall says he won't quit until "Sex Talk Live" is dead.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg]


The show produced by Virginia Tech T-V offers answers to students' questions about sex.
[SUPER=04-"Sex Talk Live"]


But last week's live taping of the show on Tech's campus included a fake orgasm contest and sex-position charades.

Students who took part received sex toys.
[SUPER=03-Manassas]


Today Marshall sent a second letter to Tech President Charles Steger criticizing the show's use of public dollars.

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[SOT 05:24:24]
[IN Q=PASSING OUT DILDOES]

((DELEGATE BOB MARSHALL/R-MANASSAS: PASSING OUT DILDOES, SEX TOYS AND PLASTIC DOLLS OF WOMEN FOR MASTURBATORY SEX VIOLATES PUBLIC POLICY ON A UNIVERSITY CAMPUS. JARRETT HENSHAW/PRODUCER AND CO-HOST OF SHOW: I THINK SOME OF THE POLITICIANS AND MAYBE SOME OF THE MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA ARE MAYBE MAKING THIS A BIGGER ISSUE THAN IT IS. YOU KNOW, WE'RE COLLEGE STUDENTS AND WE'RE TRYING TO EDUCATE PEOPLE BUT ALSO ENTERTAIN THEM AT THE SAME TIME.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Bob Marshall/(R) Manassas; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jarrett Henshaw/Show's Producer and Co-host; :09]
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[VO-NAT]


Marshall says he will try to cut Tech's funding and scuttle Board of Visitors' appointees should the university allow the sex program to continue.
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[Vinton-Jobs]


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Wednesday will bring a major industrial announcement in the Roanoke Valley.
A company new to Virginia will become the first to locate in the Vinton Business Center.
Officials are not revealing the name of the company, but we're told the facility will employ about 200 people.

[Advance-Auto]


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Advance Auto is preparing to open its 2500 store later this week in Ohio. But the company is ensuring it's home community is also in on the celebration.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The company, which is head- quartered in Roanoke, announced today that it's donating 25- thousand dollars to five local organizations. Hundreds of employees along with local leaders were on hand for the news and to tout the company's achievements. Since 1995, Advance Auto has added more than 27- thousand employees to the payroll.
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[SOT 00:19:40]
[IN Q=We're so proud to say ]

((JIM WADE/PRESIDENT: WE'RE SO PROUD TO SAY THAT THE FOUNDATION THAT NICK TAUBMAN AND GARNETT SMITH PUT IN PLACE AS THEY BUILT THE COMPANY WHICH IS BASED ON SERVING ONE CUSTOMER AT A TIME, TAKING CARE OF OUR TEAM MEMBERS AND THROUGH THAT MAKING A PROFIT FOR THE COMPANY HAS BEEN THE KEY TO THE SUCCESS OF THE COMPANY.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Wade/Advance Auto President;]
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[OUT Q=of the company.]
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[VO-NAT]

Advance Auto now operates stores in 38- states along with Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
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[Guard-Returns]


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Eleven months ago, they gathered at Lynchburg's National Guard Armory.. families hugging, kissing and crying.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


It was much the same scene today, except that these were tears of joy, as members of the 2nd Battalion, 116th Infantry returned home.
Hundreds of people turned out as the soldiers marched into the Armory parking lot to the sound of cheers and a local high school band.
After a few brief speeches, the soldiers were released to their families.. and the tearful reunions began.
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[SOT 17:04:45//17:08:30]
[IN Q=Just elated]

((DIANE SHIELDS/WIFE OF SOLDIER: JUST ELATED.. PROUD OF THEM.)) ((CHRIS PERDIEU/VA NATIONAL GUARD: THERE'S NO WORDS TO DESCRIBE IT.. NO WORDS TO DESCRIBE IT. What were you thinking as you were coming home today? CAN'T GET THERE FAST ENOUGH.))
[SUPER=01-Diane Shields/Wife of Soldier]
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[OUT Q=get there fast enough.]
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[VO-NAT]


The unit spent most of its time providing security for the prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Guard units also returned today to Lexington, Charlottesville and Harrisonburg.
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[Gitmo-Arrest]


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Meanwhile, there's been a third arrest of someone working at Guantanamo Bay prison camp.
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[VO-NAT]


The latest suspect is Ahmed Mehalba (meh-HAHL-bah)- who worked as a translator.
He is a naturalized U-S Citizen from Eygpt who was a civilian employee at the terrorist camp.
Mehalba was stopped Monday at Boston's Logan airport returning from Cairo.
Customs inspectors found a stack of CD's which he said were music and video .. One though was found to contain information about terrorist detainees marked Secret.
Mehalba also reportedly tried to get a job as a gate guard at Boston's Logan airport just two days after Nine-Eleven.
This is the third arrest of someone working closely with the suspected Al Qaida and Taliban fighters held at Guantanamo.
Two others are also under investigation.
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[CIA-LEAK]


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It's now a full-scale F-B-I investigation. White House staffers have been ordered to save any documents, including phone logs and calendar entries, that could help determine who leaked the identify of a C-I-A agent to the press.
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[VO-NAT]

There are charges the operative's name was disclosed to discredit her husband, an outspoken critic of the Bush administration.
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]

The President says he welcomes the investigation and directed his staff to cooperate fully with the Justice Department.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=if there is a leak in my administration;]

((IF THERE IS A LEAK IN MY ADMINISTRATION I WANT TO KNOW ABOUT IT.....AND IF THAT PERSON HAS BROKEN THE LAW, THAT PERSON WILL BE TAKEN CARE OF.))
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[OUT Q=that person will be taken care of;]
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[VO-NAT]

Democrats want an independent counsel to oversee the investigation saying the Bush appointed Justice Department has a conflict of interest.
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[Road-Ready]


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[***ANCHOR TAG***]
Think Video games are just a waste of time for teens? Now a new video game has proven it can keep teens safer on the road.
Julie Vallese reports on the tool that's meant to increase teens awareness of the risks that go along with the car keys.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :00 QUICK!!!]
[SUPER=01-Christopher Rowe/Road Ready Teen; :05]
[SUPER=01-Jim Rowe/Christopher's Dad; :17]
[SUPER=01-Dieter Zetsche/Chrysler Group President & CEO; :33]
[Super=01-Dr. Jeffrey Runge/Nat. Highway Traffic Safety Administration; :51]
[Super=01-Julie Vallese/Reporting; 1:06]
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[OUT Q=I'm Julie Vallese.]

((SIXTEEN-YEAR-OLD CHRISTOPHER ROWE IS READY... READY TO BECOME A NEW DRIVER. Being able to drive will give me more freedom. THAT ROAD TO FREEDOM CHRIS CAN'T WAIT TO GET ON IS SOMETHING HIS PARENTS ARE MOVING TOWARDS WITH CAUTION. We haven't shared the enthusiasm that he has to jump right into it. TO HELP THEM GET THE MESSAGE OUT ABOUT THE RISKS OF THE ROAD, THE ROWE'S AND OTHER PARENTS HAVE TURNED TO A NEW INTERNET VIDEO GAME CALLED STREETWISE, PART OF THE ROAD READY TEENS PROGRAM. Streetwise was designed to increase their awareness of driving risks encourage them to adopt practices that can save lives. THE GAME IS BASED ON GRADUATED LICENSING PROGRAMS. QUIZZING TEENS ABOUT THEIR KNOWLEDGE OF DRIVING RISKS SUCH AS NIGHTTIME DRIVING AND IN VEHICLE DISTRACTIONS. Teens need to know and we as adults need to insure they understand that driving is serious business it's not play time.
RESEARCH BY THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN FOUND TEENS WHO PLAYED THE VIDEO GAME WERE MORE LIKELY TO PRACTICE SAFE DRIVING HABITS ON THE ROAD. The UFO's and pianos are a little ridiculous. It's telling you anything can happen and you have to be ready. THE ROWE'S ARE HOPING THAT WITH A FEW VIRTUAL CRASHES ON LINE... CHRIS WILL BE ABLE TO AVOID A REAL-LIFE CRASH ON THE ROAD. IN WASHINGTON I'M JULIE VALLESE.))
(XXXXXXX)

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[ANCHOR=Jean]


The Street Smart Video program is free.. you can find it by going to our website at WDBJ7-dot com and clicking on Web sites in the news.
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A missing teen is spotted in Roanoke... but are police any closer to finding her.
More on that when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus it feels like winter outside tonight... and looks like it in some parts of the country.
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[Sports-preview]


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[Missing-teenager]


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A Roanoke woman let missing teenager Jenni Northrup stay with her for three or four days- she says without realizing police and the girl's parents were looking for her.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

As if to make up for letting the teen go, Beth Holbert teamed up with Jenni's mother this afternoon, canvassing the neighbor for the missing 16-year old. Holbert says some friends brought the girl to her home several days ago and asked if the girl could stay with her. Holbert agreed to put her up.
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[SOT 39:35]
[IN Q=As soon as]

((BETH HOLBERT; AS SOON AS SHE REALIZED THE POLICE WERE COMING UP HERE, SHE WAS GONE. ))
[SUPER=01-Beth Holbert; ]
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[OUT Q=she was gone.]
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[VO-NAT]

Though the girl who stayed with Holbert said her name was Racquel Herrera, Patty Northrup is convinced it was her daughter, Jenni. Holbert says the girl left behind a necklace that belonged to Jenni.
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[Coffey]


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A night of drinking turned deadly and now a young man from Bedford could spend up to 16 years in prison.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]


20-year old Michael Channing Coffey pled guilty today to maiming, driving under the influence, and involuntary manslaughter.
Although he doesn't remember the accident, Coffey admits he was drunk and speeding when his Chevy Blazer ran off Route 122 in Moneta last September.
24 year old James Edward Sines (Signs) the Third died at the scene.
Jason Overstreet survived but is now paralyzed.
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[SS=Sentencing]


Coffey will remain in jail until his sentencing which will take place at a later date.

[Blacksburg-Fall]


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Blacksburg officials say a concert site where one person was killed Sunday night did not bring many complaints.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Sunday;]

Six people were taken to nearby hospitals after they fell from a window during a private concert at the Solar Haus. 19-year-old Daniel Martin, a Virginia Tech sophomore and business major, died of his injuries. Another student, 21-year-old Jason Michael Kontkanen, remains in critical condition. Although the town is still investigating, officials say the property does NOT have any previous zoning or building violations.
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[SOT 2215]
[IN Q=It's just that]

((HEATHER BROWNING/TOWN SPOKESPERSON: IT'S JUST THAT IT'S SUCH A TRAGIC EVENT AND IT'S A SAD OCCURRENCE AND I THINK THAT IT'S RAISED SO MUCH PUBLIC CONCERN ABOUT CROWDING, BUT IT'S SOMETHING THAT WE ALWAYS TAKE VERY SERIOUSLY.))
[SUPER=01-Heather Browning/Blacksburg Spokesperson;]
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[OUT Q=take very seriously]
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[VO-NAT]

Browning says there were at least TWO anonymous complaints about overcrowding at the residence, but no evidence was ever found.
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[Methadone-Clinic]


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Roanoke County says plans for a methadone clinic are not in compliance with its zoning ordinance.
A zoning administrator made that determination today, as the board of supervisors prepared for a possible lawsuit.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The methadone clinic is planned for a former medical office located at the corner of Colonial Avenue and Ogden road.
Zoning administrator David Holladay says the planned use is sufficiently different to require an amendment to the zoning ordinance.
Earlier, the supervisors met in closed session to discuss the likelihood the county will be sued.
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[IN Q=I would anticipate a legal challenge]
[SUPER=01-Paul Mahoney/Roanoke Co. Attorney;]
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[OUT Q=operators of the clinic.]
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The clinic has 30 days to appeal the Zoning Administrator's decision to the Board of Zoning Appeals.

[Huffington]


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One of the candidates in California's recall election is now telling supporters to vote no.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file;]


Independent Arianna Huffington dropped out of the race tonight.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I'm pulling out]

((ARIANA HUFFINGTON/FORMER CA GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE; I'M PULLING OUT AND I'M GOING TO CONCENTRATE EVERY OUNCE OF TIME AND ENERGY OVER THE NEXT WEEK WORKING TO DEFEAT THE RECALL, BECAUSE I REALIZE THAT'S THE ONLY WAY TO DEFEAT ARNOLD.))

[SUPER=10-Ariana Huffington/Former CA Gubernatorial Candidate/CNN - "Larry King Live";]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=to defeat Arnold.]
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[VO-NAT]


Huffington only polled two percent in a recent poll that showed the recall winning handily and Schwarzenegger as the top vote getter.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Last night we showed you the arranged wedding of a 12 year old Gypsy girl.
Tonight, governments and women's rights groups are condemning the marriage.
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[VO-NAT]


And from rapper to runner. Why P-Diddy is training for a marathon.
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[Commercial]

[Gypsy-Wedding]


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Romanian officials are now investigating the marriage of a 12 year old Gypsy girl----
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Central Romania;]


We showed you yesterday how the girl stormed out of the church during the nuptials, but she ended up marrying the 15 year old chosen for her anyway.
Now the European Union and human rights groups are condemning the marriage. Officials say they will investigate possible charges of sex involving minors.
The legal age for marriage in Romania is 18.. but the country generally tolerates arranged weddings by gypsys.
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[Snow]


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You know if you think our weather is a bit too cold, we can always find some place a little colder.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Cadillac, MI]


Tonight it's in Michigan where people are already dealing with snow.
Michigan residents are used to snow early in the season but this is even earlier than usual for them.
Snow fell in Cadillac, Michigan just enough to stick to the ground and prompt those first winter driving accidents.


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[Pillowtex-NASCAR]


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A local raceway is offering diplaced Pillowtex workers something to look forward to.
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[VO-NAT :18]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville;]

The Martinsville Speedway is offering nearly one thousand laid off employees two free tickets each to two racing events: the Taco Bell 300 Late Model Stock Car Race to be held this Sunday and the Subway 500 NASCAR Winston Cup race October 19th. The line at the ticket office was steady today.
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[SOT 10:01:27 - 10:01:38]

((DENNIS BOWLES/FORMER PILLOWTEX EMPLOYEE: THIS IS A NICE THING FOR THEM TO DO. THESE PEOPLE HAVE HAD A LOT GOING ON TO WORRY ABOUT SO HOPEFULLY THIS'LL GIVE 'EM ONE DAY TO GET OUT AND ENJOY THEMSELVES.)) ((MIKE SMITH/MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY: I GOT IN HERE BEFORE DAYBREAK AND THERE WERE CARS ALREADY HERE. IT LOOKED LIKE RACE DAY - FOLKS ALREADY LINED UP AT THE WINDOW.))
[SUPER=01-Dennis Bowles/Former Pillowtex Employee; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Smith/Martinsville Speedway; :12]
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[OUT Q=folks already lined up at the window.]
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[VO-NAT :09]

Tickets will be distributed again Thursday from 8 to 5. The Speedway says it wanted to pay the workers back for their years of loyalty.
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[S-Extra]


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Northside and Fleming volleyball highlights, major league baseball playoff action, reaction from the Express coach and owner on the end of the ECHL strike and Tech football notes but first our extra point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]

Steve Park will not drive the number 30 Chevrolet for Richard Childress racing next season. Park will complete the Winston Cup season as driver of the AOL Monte Carlo. Park has won two poles and has scored one top five and three top 10 finishes.
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[GO TO SCORES] [go to scores]
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[SUPER=0091-j/Minnesota/3//New York/1//Twins Lead Series 1-0//Boston///Oakland///Wednesday Night/;]
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[OUTCUE=last score."]
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[S-Strike]


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The Roanoke Express will begin training camp this Saturday in Roanoke on schedule.
[graphic=ECHL strike]

The ECHL strike ended just after 5 PM today as a new collective bargaining agreement was forged by players and owners.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]

Its a three year agreement. The negotiation focus shifted from the veteran rule, which is still four per team, to player insurance to other topics before both sides agreed.
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[SUPER=01-Mike Lonchar/Express Owner; :03]
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[OUT Q=......play hockey on the 17th"]
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[VO-NAT]


The Express could not sign any players until the strike was resolved, giving the team just a few weeks to get immigration papers in order, the players to Roanoke, and get contracts signed.
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[SOT]
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[SUPER=01-Tony MacAulay/Express Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:26]
[OUT Q=..and that's our goal"]
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[VO-NAT]


Rick Kowalsky will be back, as will Joe Dusbabek, David Silverstone and Sean Limpright.
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[S-Volley]


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In volleyball, Northside made the short trek to Fleming tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Vikings vs. Colonels; :00]


The Colonels were hoping that home court advantage would kick in tonight.
In the first game, Fleming's Alisha Scaggs makes good on the nice set by Renetta Stone, she attempts the spike but Northisde's Corie Fortitta executes the two handed block that falls for a Viking point.
The Colonels answer. Fortitta on the offensive here with the spike but she gets a taste of the medicine she just dished out as Lindsay Asmussen makes the block. Fleming's Stone finally gets them the point.
Fortitta is gonna add another kill to her total on the night. Northside wins game one 25-9 and wins the match __to__.
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[S-VHSL]


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The high school football season has been extended another week due to the aftermath of Hurricane Isabel. The Virginia High School League's executive committee met today in Charlottesville and unanimously voted to extend the season to accommodate the schools that have been forced to postpone games the past two weeks. The new deadline to complete district play is November 15th, the deadline to finish regionals is November 29th. The state semifinals are December sixth and the state finals will now be played on December 13th. The revisions leave schools with several options on how to complete their existing schedules.

[S-Hokies]


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Virginia Tech is a 26 point favorite against Rutgers this weekend in the Hokies first road game of the season at. Mike Stevens has more on a few line up changes.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :05]
[SUPER=04-Last Saturday; :26]
[SUPER=01-Mike Goforth/VT Director of Athletic Training; :45]
[SUPER=@mike1; :58]
[SUPER=01-Bryan Randall/Va. Tech Quarterback; 1:12]
[SUPER=03-Piscataway, NJ/September 22, 2001; 1:21]
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[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 sports."]
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[S-MLB]


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The baseball playoffs got underway today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/ESPN; :00]
The Minnesota Twins outhustled and outpitched New York to win the opening game of their American League playoff series
3-to-1. Cristian Guzman produced Minnesota's first run in the third with
[SUPER=35-Minnesota/3/New York/1;]an infield single, a daring first-to-third run on a base hit into short left, and a L

uis Rivas fly ball to short center. Torii Hunter then tripled home a run in the sixth and circled the bases when his drive to center skipped past center fielder Bernie Williams, and Alfonso Soriano made a wild throw on the relay.
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[S-Playoffs]


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[VO-NAT wipe to #eng!!!!!!]
[SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA/]

San Francisco shut out Florida 2-to-0 in a National League playoff opener. Jason Schmidt tossed a three-hitter, striking out five and walking no one.
Bonds was walked three times, but scored. A bad throw by third baseman Miguel Cabrera on Edgardo [SUPER=35-San Francisc

o/2/Florida/0;]Alfonzo's bunt allowed the first run to score in the fourth. Bonds walked in the eighth and scored the second run on Alfonzo's double. Series game two is tomorrow.
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[P-Diddy]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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From Rapper to restaurant owner and now ... to runner.
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[VO-NAT 09.5]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY]


Sean P-Diddy Combs newest challenge is to run in the 26 mile New York City marathon. He hopes to raise millions to help New York City schools.
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[SOT 56]
[IN Q=]

((SEAN "P. DIDDY" COMBS/NYC MARATHON PARTICIPANT; LIFE IS LIKE A MARATHON IT'S LONG AND IT'S HARD OUR CHILDREN NEED HELP GETTING THROUGH THE MARATHON OF LIFE.))
[SUPER=01-Sean "P. Diddy" Combs/NYC Marathon Participant;]
[RUNS=05]
[OUT Q=marathon of life.]
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[VO-NAT 05]


Combs released this video showing him training for the marathon-
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Combs says he's been blessed with power and a lot of responsibility- Now he hopes to use that power to help children. (------------)