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Coming up on News 7- Roanoke police are at the scene of a shooting... at least two people are wounded.
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Authorities talk about the alleged abduction of a six year old girl in Christiansburg. The condition remains critical for the illusionist bitten by a Tiger on stage this weekend.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

Plus, Robin with the forecast. News 7 is next.




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Dozens of shots are reportedly fired, and at least two people are wounded in a shooting in Northwest Roanoke.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

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Police are actively investigating a multiple shooting in Northwest Roanoke this evening.
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Police received reports of multiple shots fired on the 15-hundred block of Center Street, and the 13-hundred block of Gilmer around 9-45 this evening. At least two people have been transported to the hospital with gunshot wounds. We have a crew at the scene, and will provide more details as they become available.
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[Amber-Alert]


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Six year old Candice Parker is safe and sound tonight after allegedly being abducted by her stepmother yesterday morning. An Amber Alert went out shortly after 4 P- M yesterday and by 10:30 Candice's abductor was in custody. Jennifer Wishon reports has more on the case and the system that helped reunite the Christiansburg girl with her family.
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[SOT 40:30:29]
[IN Q=The amber alert went]

((THE AMBER ALERT WENT OUT AND A FRIEND OF BARBARA'S AND ANOTHER FRIEND SAW THE AMBER ALERT ON THE SCREEN, THE CRAWL ON THE SCREEN AND CALLED BARBARA'S CELL PHONE.))
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[OUT Q=Barbara's cell phone]

When Barbara Parker's friends got in touch with her, they convinced the 30- year- old to take her step- daughter Candice to Roanoke City police and turn herself in. Shortly after 10:00 she heeded their advice and Candice was reunited with her mother. Barbara was charged with abduction and is being held at the Montgomery County Jail without bail.
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[SUPER=01-Cathy McClary/Family Friend]

((I'M JUST FEELING REALLY HAPPY, HAPPY FOR THE FAMILY THAT THEY FOUND CANDICE. THAT THE AMBER ALERT WAS OUT THERE. I'M THANKFUL FOR THAT SYSTEM. IT REALLY WORKED GOOD TOGETHER.))
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[OUT Q=back home to her mom.]

Christiansburg police agree and now have experience with the state wide resource.
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((THIS IS OUR FIRST EXPERIENCE WITH IT AND WE SEE HOW IMPORTANT IT IS AND HOW IT DOES WORK AND IT'S A GREAT TOOL.))
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[IN Q=Police say they're]

((JENNIFER WISHON/REPORTING: POLICE SAY THEY'RE STILL SORTING THROUGH THE DETAILS SURROUNDING CANDICE'S ALLEGED ABDUCTION. A MAN NAMED "GORDY" LAST NAME UNKNOWN, IS BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN WITH BARBARA WHEN SHE PICKED UP CANDICE. THEY'RE NOT SURE HOW OR IF HE PLAYED A ROLE IN THE ORDEAL, BUT POLICE HAVE LABELED HIM A PERSON OF INTEREST. JENNIFER WISHON NEWS 7.))
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One person was taken to the hospital after an accident in Roanoke that involved a police officer this evening.
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The accident happened shortly after 6 o'clock at the intersection of Cove Road and Lancerlot. Traffic was diverted for more than an hour onto neighboring streets. There is no word on the condition of the victim. The accident is still under investigation.
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[Lotto-Winner]


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A Lynchburg couple will be in a different financial situation after tomorrow. The couple -- not yet identified -- won nearly 18 million dollars playing Lotto South on September 17th. They will receive their winning check tomorrow at The Hotel Roanoke. The winning ticket was purchased at a Kroger supermarket in Lynchburg.



[Isabel-Roads]


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V-Dot could feel the effects of Hurricane Isabel for years down the road.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Augusta Co./September 20;]

Officials with the Virginia Department of Transportation say some construction projects may be delayed as they focus on repairing roads damaged by the storm. Hurricane- related repairs and cleanup are expected to cost V-DOT 100- million dollars. That's 26- million dollars more than V-DOT budged for weather- related emergencies for the entire year. Department officials say they will seek federal assistance, but that can take years.
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[Billings-Memorial]


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One year after Brandon Billings was shot and killed in Grayson County, investigators are still looking for answers.
Today, the young man's family and friends gathered for a memorial service, and prayed for a break in the case.
Joe Dashiell has the story.
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((Brandon Billings birthday, and the anniversary of his death are just one day apart... and so on a Sunday afternoon, family and friends gathered for a memorial service at independence cemetery.
Billings was a senior at Galax High School, a tackle on the school's football team, when he was found shot to death in his pick-up last October.
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[IN Q=That break in the case will come]

((GARRY ADAMS/BAPTIST MINISTER: THAT BREAK IN THE CASE WILL COME. IT'S COMING, I BELIEVE THAT WITH ALL MY HEART, BUT LET'S PRAY THAT IT WOULD VERY SOON. WE HAVE NOT BECAUSE WE ASK NOT. WE NEED TO ASK HIM.))
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[OUT Q=we need to ask him.]


During the graveside servicee Pastor Garry Adams encouraged anyone with information to reach out to investigators.
And so too Billings parents.
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[IN Q=Somebody had to be so heartless]

((SHERRY BILLINGS/BRANDON BILLINGS' MOTHER: SOMEBODY HAD TO BE SO HEARTLESS, AND TO TAKE HIM AWAY FROM US. AND IF THEY WOULD PUT THE OTHER SHOE ON AND SEE HOW BROKEN OUR HEARTS ARE.))
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[OUT Q=how broken our hearts are.]


The service ended with a balloon launch.... then relatives and friends returned to the Billings home for a birthday party and celebration of Brandon Billings' life.
His parents say they have been comforted by their faith in god and an outpouring of support from the community... and they remain confident that one day they will have the answers they have sought for the last year.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Independence))

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Still to come on the newscast, Arnold Schwarzenegger is battling more accusations that he groped women, just days before the recall election.
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[VO-NAT]

and also, authorities in New York City dealt with a prickly situation, trying to get an alligator and tiger out of a small apartment.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, we'll blow off some steam in the Taco Bell 300, Matt Kenseth and Kurt Busch get a little hot under the collar in Kansas, and the Skins can't ground the Eagles. Plus, the Express goes camping, and the Major League postseason rolls on. All that and more on the way in sports.))

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Members of an Atlanta church where a woman opened fire this morning say she had a history of mental illness.
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Police say the 43- year old woman killed her mother and the minister before committing suicide. The shootings happened just before Sunday services. No one else was inside at the time.
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((I WOULD NOT.... DOESN'T HAPPEN.))
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The shooter was identified as Sheila Wilson. Worshipers say her mother had recently taken her out of a mental health facility.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger is facing more allegations of sexual misconduct. With only one day left before voters head to the polls, the California recall race is getting tight. Elizabeth Sanchez has the story.
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((Package:
(NAT: Twisted Sister Music)
(Locator: Sacramento, CA) IT WAS A POLITICAL RALLY WITH A TWIST ON CALIFORNIAS CAPITAL STEPS THE FINAL STOP FOR ARNOLD

SCHWARZENEGGERS BUS TOUR ACROSS THE STATE.
(SOT: Arnold Schwarzenegger/Candidate (R))

16:10:37 Were here to sweep out the special interests, and we are here, number one to sweep out Gray Davis. BUT THE REPUBLICAN FRONTRUNNER COULD NOT ESCAPE MORE CONTROVERSY.
(SOT: Elizabeth Sanchez/CBS News)

SUNDAYS LOS ANGELES TIMES REPORTED FOUR MORE WOMEN HAVE COME FORWARD WITH ALLEGATIONS OF BEING GROPED BY SCHWARZENEGGER, BRINGING THE TOTAL TO 15AND GIVING HIS OPPONENTS ATTACK AMMUNITION.
(SOT: Governor Gray Davis/California (D))

15:36:15 Are all 15 women and their families lying or is Mr. Schwarzenegger not telling us the truth?
(SOT: Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante/California (D))

18:06:43 If you talk about sleeze, thats what you ought to be talking about. SCHWARZENEGGER ALSO WAS SHARPLY CRITICIZED AT THE FINAL CANDIDATE DEBATE. AND DEMOCRATS HAVE RELEASED A NEW TELEVISION AD URGING VOTERS TO TAKE THE ALLEGATIONS SERIOUSLY. AND IT SEEMS THATS JUST WHAT VOTERS ARE DOING. ACCORDING TO THE LATEST POLL, THOSE DEFINITELY VOTING YES TO RECALL GOVERNOR GRAY DAVIS FELL TO 44 PERCENT.
(Nat up of rally)

SCHWARZENEGGER SAYS THE ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT ARE UNTRUE. BUT COME TUESDAY, IT WILL BE THE VOTERS WHO ACT AS THE FINAL JUDGE AND JURY. ELIZABETH SANCHEZ, CBS NEWS, LOS ANGELES.))


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Roy Horn of "Sigfried and Roy" is still in critical condition.
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[VO-NAT]
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The famous animal trainer was attacked by a tiger during a show Friday night in Las Vegas.
Horn is said to be able to communicate with doctors, but is on a ventilator.
Officials at the Las Vegas hotel where Sigfried and Roy perform say it might be days before doctors have a prognosis for him.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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A New York City man who kept a tiger and an alligator in his apartment is also recovering from bite wounds.
According to animal control officials, the 20-month-old tiger had been kept in the Harlem apartment since it was a six-week-old cub... many neighbors even knew about the animals.
The 425 pound tiger and alligator were removed Friday and sent to an Ohio wildlife preserve.
Their owner faces a reckless endangerment charge.
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Up ahead on the newscast, the Martinsville Speedway was home to some late model stock car action, with hundreds of former Pillowtex workers looking on...
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and also, once again, Downtown Roanoke is changing lanes. We'll tell you where to watch out in just a moment.
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[Commercial]

[Remember-Walk]


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Healing and remembering... That was the goal for dozens of couple in Salem today.
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The families took part in a walk dedicated to the more than 800- thousand babies who die each year because of miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy and stillbirth death. The eighth annual event serves as a chance for bereaved parents and health care professionals to heal and remember. After the walk through Longwood Park, those who took part released balloons and shared refreshments. President Reagan declared October national pregnancy loss awareness month in 1989.
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[Pillowtex-Race]


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Hundreds of former Pillowtex workers got a treat from the Martinsville Speedway today.
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Speedway officials offered free tickets to the former textile workers to try to take their minds off the area's economic woes. They say response was overwhelming. Hundreds stood in line for tickets to today's Taco Bell 300 and the Subway 500 October 19th. Speedway owner Clay Campbell says the laid- off workers have always supported racing in Martinsville.
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Campbell says the speedway has prospered over the past few years and he's glad they found a way to give back during a time of need.
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[Campbell-Avenue]


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Traffic patterns on Downtown Roanoke's Campbell Avenue will be drastically different for tomorrow morning's commute.
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Traffic will now flow both ways in front of the city market. About a dozen workers finished up the project this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]

Jamison hopes the new pattern will help traffic flow as well as provide more exposure to Campbell Avenue businesses. The direction of travel on Market Street and Wall Street will also be reversed to better accommodate traffic. Because of the changes some Valley Metro stops will be eliminated.
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[TAKE STOPS FS #1003]

The stop on Wells Avenue and WIlliamson Road will be cut along with the stop on Wells and North Jefferson Street.
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Coming up, racing from Martinsville and Kansas, the Redskins come up short in the city of brotherly love, and a check on the baseball postseason, but first tonight's extra point,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Portland, OR/ESPN; :00]


There will be no repeat for the U-S-A's Women's Soccer team in the World Cup. Tonight, the Germans shocked the Americans 3 to nothing in the semifinals. Germany will face either Sweden or Canada in next weekend's final while the US will play for third place. [go to scores] [go to break]
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[S-Taco]


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Let's start on the track at the Martinsville Speedway where 80 drivers started the day gunning for the 15 thousand dollar first prize in the Taco Bell 300.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]


The half mile oval was bathed in sunshine and a great crowd was ready for some hot late model stock car racing.


The wait was short as NRV regular Chad Harris blistered the competition in winning the first heat race.
The second qualifying heat race got even steamier when Wade Day runs right over Jamie Yelton in turn four, busting the radiator as Phillip Morris wins the race. T-J Majors and Woody Howard won the other two qualifiers.
Denny Hamlin led the pack at the start of the 200 lap main event.
Alexander Yontz blew an engine on the backstretch and the smoke jammed up the leaders. Collinsville's Jimmy Mullins would emerge with the lead and hold on two win the 25 hundred dollar halfway leaders award.
After the first 6 cars were inverted Jamey Caudill battled Kres Van Dyke over the next 100 laps to win the Taco Bell 300.
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Ryan Newman had been a bridesmaid in the two previous races at the Kansas Speedway, with two second place finishes. But today Newman did one better winning his 8th race of the season in the Banquet 400, while points leader Matt Kenseth finished in the back for the second straight week.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kansas City, KS/NBC Sports; :00]


At lap 69, Michael Waltrip got out of the groove and spun into the wall to bring out the caution. Kenseth tried to avoid the 15 car and lost control himself. The championship leader crashed into the inside retaining wall and spent about 40 laps in the garage, before recording a 36th place finish.
Elliott Sadler, who flipped end over end last week at Talladega, blew a tire midway through today's race resulting in this fiery incident.
Kurt Busch found out about the hot stuff, blowing an engine and watching his car become engulfed with flames. Busch escaped unharmed.
Bill Elliott led 115 laps today, but Newman got the lead on a restart at lap 241 and held on to take the checkers.
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The Washington Redskins have made a habit of playing close game this season and today's contest with the Eagles was no different.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/Fox Sports; :00]


A long week ended on a little better note for Donovan McNabb who hit Jon Ritchie on the TD pass in the second quarter. The Eagles led 13-10 at the break.
Philly appeared to put the game away in the fourth quarter when Bryant Westbrook went 19 yards for the touchdown for an 11 point lead with 3 minutes left.
But Patrick Ramsey found Darnerian McCants down the middle for a 35 yard score to get the Skins to within 27-25.

On the two point attempt, Ramsey had Coles
[SUPER=30-Washington/25/Philadelphia/27/;]

open and overthrew him. The Eagles won it 27 to 25 dropping the Skins to 3 and 2.
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[S-Poll]


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The Virginia Tech Hokies remained at number four in both the college football polls released today as they prepare for Syracuse on Saturday afternoon at Lane Stadium. Virgina also crept back into the polls following Saturday's win over Carolina. The Wahoos are 24th in the Coaches poll and 25th in the AP.

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The Roanoke Express opens the season in less than two weeks and today the club had its first practice of training camp. The current roster
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


includes 16 players--five forwards, nine defensemen, and two goaltenders, Mike DiLarenzo and Sean Varriale. Coach Tony MacAulay says each goalie brings a little something different to the spot between the pipes.
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[S-MLB]


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To baseball where one team is in the ALCS. Another will earn a spot in a game five tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA/ESPN; :00]


The Red Sox got a double from David Ortiz in the bottom of the 8th in Game Four today against the A's. It went for two RBI's and put the Sox ahead to stay. It was Ortiz's first hit of the series as Boston forces a game five
[SUPER=35-Oakland/4/Boston/5/;]

tomorrow in Oakland with a 5 to 4 win.
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At the Metrodome, the Yankees sealed another trip to the league championship series with a 6 run 4th inning in whi(------------) ch they hit 6 doubles. New York routed the Twins 8 to 1.