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His victory is being touted by some as the "American Dream"--
Austrian native Arnold Schwarzenegger claims victory in the California recall race-- now the real challenge begins.

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And a college is set to move into a Roanoke hospital. We'll have the details.
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Clouds are on the increase as showers make their way up the east coast. When can you expect the rain in your area? The region by region forecast in just a bit.
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[ANCHOR=KIM 2-Shot]


News 7 at Noon starts right now...
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He's no longer just "The Terminator"--
Now Arnold Schwarzenegger will also be known as the Governor.
By a margin of 55 to 45- percent, California voters have made it clear they want a new leader.
Current Governor Gray Davis will soon be out of a job-- and the movie star Republican will take office in mid to late November.
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[CA-Recall]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Good Afternoon, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Job one for the Governor Elect is to jump start California's stalled out economy, all while trying to deliver on his campaign promise not to raise taxes.
It's a challenge he asked for-- now it's time for the muscular politician to roll up his sleeves and get to work.
Manuel Gallegus is in Los Angeles this afternoon, and joins us now with more on Schwarzenegger's win and what happens next.
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[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/CBS News;]
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[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;]
[SUPER=01-Arnold Schwarzenegger/(R) California Governor-Elect;]
[SUPER=01-Gov. Gray Davis/(D) California;]
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[SUPER=05-Los Angeles, CA;]

(( PKGE;
(natz from rally)


FROM MOVIE STAR TO GOVERNOR ELECT. FOR ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER IT CAN'T GET ANY BETTER.

SOT: ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER/CALIF. GOVERNOR ELECT

"I CAME HER WITH ABSOLUTELY NOTHING AND CALIFORNIA HAS GIVEN ME ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING."
THE ELECTION MUST BE CERTIFIED BEFORE SCHWARZENEGGER TAKES OFFICE, NO LATER THAN NOVEMBER 16TH. AFTER THAT, THE REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR WILL HAVE TO FIND COMMON GROUND WITH DEMOCRATS WHO CONTROL BOTH HOUSES IN THE STATE LEGISLATURE.

SOT: ARNOLD

"LET ME TELL YOU SOMETHING, THE ANSWER IS CLEAR. FOR THE PEOPLE TO WIN, POLITICS AS USUAL MUST LOSE."
AND IN AN UNUSUAL FOLLOW UP IN THIS EXTRAORDINARY ELECTION...LT. GOV.
CRUZ BUSTAMANTE KEEPS HIS JOB AS #2 TO ARNOLD. . JUST A FEW DAYS AGO THE

DEMOCRAT WAS BASHING HIS REPUBLICAN OPPONENT AFTER NUMEROUS WOMEN ACCUSED SCHWARZENEGGER OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT.

(NATZ FROM DAVIS HEADQUARTERS)


AS FOR GRAY DAVIS, HE WAS GRACIOUS IN DEFEAT...AND PLEDGED A SMOOTH TRANSITION.

SOT: GOV. GRAY DAVIS/D-CALIFORNIA

"I AM CALLING ON EVERYONE IN THIS STATE TO PUT THE CHAOS AND THE DIVISION OF THE RECALL BEHIND US AND DO WHAT'S RIGHT FOR THIS GREAT STATE."

(STANDUP)

WHAT'S ARNOLD UP TO TODAY.... ))


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Meanwhile, people in Austria are celebrating the victory of their native son.
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[SUPER=03-Graz, Austria;]


Schwarzenegger left Austria for America as a young bodybuilder in 19-68.
A local mayor raised a glass of champagne early this morning, as election results starting coming in from California.
He said Schwarzenegger "has the right approach to people".
He added that the actor was born to be a politician.
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[Community-Hospital]


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Carilion Health System is preparing to make a significant announcement this afternoon., and it apparently involves major changes for Community Hospital.
Sources tell News 7 the College of Health Sciences will be relocated to Community Hospital, and services now offered at Community will be moved to Roanoke Memorial.
The changes will require a multi-million dollar renovation.
Carilion has scheduled a 2pm news conference, when we expect more information on the proposed changes.


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[11Pillowtex]


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[GRAPHIC=Pillowtex Bankruptcy]


The next step in the Pillowtex bankruptcy still leaves the Fieldale factory's future very much in question. A federal judge in Delaware has approved the sale of Pillowtex's brands, plants and equipment to a group of liquidators for 128 million dollars.
The liquidators have said that they plan to sell Pillowtex's assets rather than operate them.
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Still unknown -- whether any of its 16 sheet and towel factories in North America will reopen and whether any of the 76-hundred workers who lost their jobs will be rehired.
About a thousand people lost their jobs in Fieldale when the plant there closed in July.
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[11Blacksburg-Sewer]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Blacksburg's planning commission has voted to revise the town's comprehensive plan to include a centralized sewer system.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/File Tape]


Last month, town council voted to delay the project to allow more study.
Some residents have criticized the plan, saying it's a threat to the environment.
Last night's action means the Council will take up the issue at its October 14th meeting.
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[AMGlass-Factory]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-41 TC 19:19]
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Meantime, planners in Roanoke County have taken the first step permitting a new Cardinal Glass plant to go up in Vinton.
The Planning Commission voted to remove restrictions designed to protect the view from the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Joe Dashiell has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I think with the buffering]
[SUPER=01-Don Witt/Planning Commission Chairman; :00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :10]
[SUPER=01-Clay Goodman/Vinton Town Manager; :24]
[SUPER=01-Fred Cramer/Business Park Neighbor; :47]
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[OUT Q=Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke County]
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[IN Q=I think with the buffering]

((DON WITT/PLANNING COMMISSION CHAIRMAN: I THINK WITH THE BUFFERING AND THE LOCATION OF THE BUILDING WHERE IT IS, I'M COMFORTABLE WITH WHAT WE'RE DOING.))
[RUNS= :08]
[OUT Q=with what we're doing.]


Vinton and Roanoke County officials acknowledge that development will bring change to the McDonald Farm property.
But officials say the Vinton Business Park, will still be developed in a way to minimize the impact on blue ridge parkway viewsheds, and nearby homeowners.
[SOT]
[IN Q=Even though it's in eastern roanoke county]

((CLAY GOODMAN/VINTON TOWN MANAGER: EVEN THOUGH IT'S IN EASTERN ROANOKE COUNTY, WE CONSIDER THIS THE vINTON COMMUNITY AND WE'RE NOT GOING TO DO ANYTHING THAT WOULD SEVERELY JEOPARDIZE THE COMMUNITY. AND THAT'S WHY OVER THE YEARS WE'VE TRIED TO FIND A GOOD MATCH FOR THIS PARK. AND THIS IS IT? YES.))
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[OUT Q=and this is it? yes.]


Fred Cramer is not so sure. He has lived near the property for 57 years, and remains nervous about traffic and other potential problems.
[SOT]
[IN Q=I think it's a done deal.]

((FRED CRAMER/BUSINESS PARK NEIGHBOR: I THINK IT'S A DONE DEAL. AND I DON'T THINK I'M GOING TO LAY DOWN IN THE ROAD AND STOP THIS ONE, BUT ONCE IT'S DEVELOPED IT'S GONE.))
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[OUT Q=it's gone.]


And that's a concern the county supervisors may hear, when the rezoning request reaches them.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke County ))
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

The tiger found in a New York apartment adjusts to life in a new home. That story is just ahead.
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And a new court ruling goes against telemarketers. We'll dial in with the details.
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[Do-Not-Call]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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If you signed up for the national "Do Not Call" list, chances are, your phone won't be ringing as much as it was.

A federal appeals court in Colorado lifted the ban on the registry.
But the legal fight is still far from over.
Shaun Boyd has more on the ruling.
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[IN Q=(NAT of telemarketer)]
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[SUPER=01-Lee Harward/ComTec Teleservices; :12]
[SUPER=01-Ken Lane/Colorado Attorney General's Office; :38]
[SUPER=01-Shaun Boyd/Reporting; :52]
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[OUT Q=Boyd for CBS News.]

(( nat telemarketer

IT'S THEIR JOB TO WORK THE PHONES...
AND TELEMARKETERS SAY THE APPEALS COURT RULING COULD PUT MANY OF THEM OUT OF WORK...

SUPER: Lee Haward/ ComTec Teleservices We think this could have tremendous impact on telemarketing industry

LEE HARWARD WITH COMTEC TELESERVICES IN GOLDEN COLORADO SAYS THEY ENFORCED "THE LIST" EVEN AFTER A DENVER FEDERAL JUDGE SAID THEY DIDN'T HAVE TOO...
50:08 We prefer to meet the law and be safe.

BUT.. THEY WERE SORRY TO HEAR AN APPEALS COURT OVERULED THE JUDGE'S ORDER.
HE HAD SAID THE LIST VIOLATES FREE SPEECH BY SINGLING OUT COMMERCIAL TELEMARKETERS ONLY.
SUPER: Ken Lane/CO Attorney General's Office In effect tenth circuit said no that's incorrect government can take a piecemeal approach to address a problem - problem here being unwanted telephone calls into a person's home.

COLORADO'S ATTORNEY GENERAL ONE OF 45 SUPPORTING THE APPEAL BY THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION.
THEY ARGUE THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY TRUMPS THE RIGHT TO FREE SPEECH.
ULTIMATELY... A THREE JUDGE PANEL WILL MAKE THE FINAL CALL.
SHAUN BOYD FOR CBS NEWS ))

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There are more teenagers now than ever before.
And according a new study, a- quarter of them live in extreme porverty on less than a dollar a day.
The United Nations' Annual State of the World's Population Report says a fifth of the world's population is between the ages of 10 and 19 and half of them are considered poor.
The study also says unwanted pregnancies and AIDS among the world's teenagers must be fought as part of the global war on poverty.

[Nobel-Chemistry]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=kmc]
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One of the latest winners of the Nobel Prize winners says it's sort of like winning the lottery.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Stockholm, Sweden;]


Peter Agre (AH'-gree) is a scientist at Johns Hopkins University medical school.
He and fellow American Roderick MacKinnon are sharing the the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
They're being recognized for their work, which helped in the understanding of several diseases--including those affecting the kidneys, heart, muscles and brain.
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Meanwhile, American Robert Engle and Brit Clive Granger have won this year's Nobel Prize in Economics for their work explaining the fluctuations of the world's financial markets.

[Tiger]


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The New York man accused of raising a 400- pound tiger in his apartment has HIMSELF been released from behind bars.
A judge released Antoine Yates on his own recognizance.
Yates faces charges of reckless endangerment and two counts of possession of wild animals.
He'd also kept a pet alligator.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Berlin Center, OH;]


Meanwhile, the tiger, Ming is adjusting to life at his new home at the Noah's Ark preserve in Ohio.
The licensed facility takes care of abused and neglected exotic animals.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=He's doing really well]

((ELLEN WHITEHOUSE/NOAH'S ARK OWNER: HE'S DOING REALLY WELL, CONSIDERING EVERYTHING HE'S BEEN THROUGH. HE'S EATING REALLY WELL FOR US. HE'S SCARED, THAT'S NORMAL. ))
[SUPER=01-Ellen Whitehouse/Noah's Ark Owner;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=that's normal.]
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[VO-NAT]


Whitehouse points out that the last place anyone should raise a tiger is inside a city apartment.
The alligator, meanwhile, was taken to a preserve in Indiana.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Wall Street's winning streak may be in jeopardy. Still ahead, the noontime numbers.
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[VO-NAT ]

And a Roanoke company provides high-voltage help for Iraq .. and gets it going in double time.
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[11Jefferson's-Assembly]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2003]


Election day is now less than four weeks away.
Campaigns are heating up, and last night, so were the barbeques in Bedford County as candidates worked the crowd for the annual Jefferson's Assembly.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


Sponsored in part by the Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce, the event gives members a chance to talk shop with those candidates running for local office.
They included Republican state senator Steve Newman and his Democratic challenger Bob Clarke.
Newman blasted Clarke last week for a survey where Clarke indicated he opposed Virginia's "right to work" laws.
Clarke later called that a mistake and says he has always been very pro-business.
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[SOT 18:58:24//18:44:34]
[IN Q=Virginia Free is]

((BOB CLARKE/D-STATE SENATE CANDIDATE: VIRGINIA FREE IS GOING TO RE-EVALUATE ME AND PUT OUT A NEW RATING AND I THINK IT WILL SHOW THAT MY RATING IS AS HIGH IF NOT HIGHER THAN MY OPPONENT'S.)) ((SEN. STEVE NEWMAN/R-LYNCHBURG: HE WENT ON TO ADMIT THAT THE D'S AND THE F'S HE GOT ON BINDING ARBITRATION AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING WEREN'T MISTAKES. AND BEYOND THAT THERE WERE ACTUALLY 13 D'S AND F'S WHICH MEANS THEY ARE PROBABLY THE MOST ANTI-BUSINESS CANDIDACY WE'VE SEEN IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA.))
[SUPER=01-Bob Clarke/(D) State Senate Candidate; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Steve Newman/(R) Lynchburg;]
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[OUT Q=seen in central Virginia.]
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[VO-NAT]


Other candidates at the Assembly last night included Campbell County sheriff Mike Milnor who's opposed by Deputy Terry Gaddy and Lynchburg firefighter Art Lipscomb who hopes to unseat Delegate Lacey Putney.
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A Roanoke-based company is sending some high-powered help to Iraq. Getting it ready was a big task in itself, and as Justin McLeod reports, sending it there is another.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Scott Elmore/Manufacturing Manager; :30]
[SUPER=@justin1; :48]
[SUPER=01-Prabhat Jain/Virginia Transformer Corporation; 1:14]
[RUNS=1:39]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Roanoke]

((((NAT SOUND OF WELDING AT 1:42:48))
Here in this room, something powerful is going on, something that will help the Iraqi people get back on their feet.

[SOT 1:13:58]
[IN Q=It's a power generation]

((PRABHAT JAIN/VIRGINIA TRANSFORMER CORPORATION: IT'S A POWER GENERATION PROJECT. IT'S GOING TO BE USED TO GENERATE POWER.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=to generate power]


Power made possible thanks to Virginia Transformer Corporation.
The company was hired to build six transformers which will be used to set up a power generation station in Iraq.
The job typically takes 12 weeks but these workers had to do it much quicker.
[SOT 1:47:15]
[IN Q=I started sweating]

((SCOTT ELMORE/MANUFACTURING MANAGER: I STARTED SWEATING. WE PUT TOGETHER A TEAM AND PLAN TO PRETTY MUCH WORK 24 HOURS A DAY, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=seven days a week]


They did just that.
More than a hundred workers were able to custom design, produce, and ship the transformers within five weeks.
[SOT 2:12:15]
[IN Q=The next challenge]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THE NEXT CHALLENGE WAS GETTING THESE 40 TON TRANSFORMERS TO IRAQ. TYPICALLY THE COMPANY USES OCEAN VESSELS BUT SINCE THE GOVERNMENT NEEDED IT SO QUICKLY THEY HAD TO CALL IN SPECIAL PLANES FROM THE RUSSIAN ARMY.)) [Runs12]
[OUT Q=from the Russian Army]


The plane looks something like this and the first three transformers left Dulles International Airport this morning.

Once in place, each transformer will provide electricity for up to 25-thousand Iraqi homes.
[SOT 1:14:16]
[IN Q=I am sure you read]

((PRABHAT JAIN/VIRGINIA TRANSFORMER CORP.: I AM SURE YOU READ THE SAME NEWSPAPERS THAT WE READ THAT THERE IS SO MUCH GOING ON THERE, AND SO MUCH DESTRUCTIVE HAS OCCURRED THAT THEY WANT TO REBUILD AND POWER IS NUMBER ONE ELEMENT FOR AN INFRASTRUCTURE.)) [Runs15]
[OUT Q=for an infrastructure]


An infrastructure that will soon means lights on for the Iraqi people and it was made right here in the Roanoke Valley.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.))
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly 2-Shot]
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On Wall Street at Noon,
[super=460-y/22/y/11;]

the Dow was DOWN 22 points. Nasdaq DOWN 11 points.


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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

Up next in the sports, the latest "Curse of the Bambino" series opens tonight, the Red Sox and Yankees.
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[VO-NAT ]

And in the National League, the Cubs and Marlins may have a tough time topping last night's game one excitement.
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[Cubs-Marlins]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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The Marlins and Cubs may have a hard time matching game one when their National League Championship Series resumes tonight. Game one featured seven homers in all, some of them in dramatic fashion.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/Fox;]

Florida grabbed an 8-to-6 lead in the ninth inning when Pudge Rodriguez hit a two-run single. But Sammy Sosa forced extra innings with a two-out, two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth.
The final home run of the night was hit by Florida's Mike Lowell in the eleventh inning. It gave the Marlins a 9 to 8 win over the Cubs. Game two is tonight in Chicago.
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[S-Yankees]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-157 48:43]
[GRAPHIC=MLB]


The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees open their American League Championship Series tonight.
The two teams played about as evenly as you can get during the regular season.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Joe Torre/Yankees Manager; :00]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=........get some breaks"]
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[VO-NAT]


The question for the Red Sox-- Is this a team still cursed or now a team of destiny?
While the Boston bullpen remains a question, the Sox are excited about the series.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Grady Little/Red Sox Manager; :00]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=.....it will be exciting to"]
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[S-UVA]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-156 52:06]
[GRAPHIC=UVA]


A freshman is on track to take over the throne as UVA's leading tackler.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chapel Hill, NC/Last Saturday;]

True freshman Ahmad Brooks led the Cavaliers in tackling against North Carolina, posting nine stops.
It's the first time all season former Fleming star Jermaine Hardy has not led the Wahoos in tackles.
Brooks is averaging 7.2 tackles a game, first among ACC rookies and sixth in the country among freshman.
He is also second on the team in tackles with 36.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Al Groh/UVa Head Football Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=..as a five game player"]
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-151 1:04:42]
[GRAPHIC=express]


The Roanoke Express is preparing for its first exhibition contest with two- a- day practices at the Ice Station.

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


The Express plays Greenville Thursday at eight o'clock at the Ice Station ,and head coach Tony MacAulay knows exactly what he's looking for.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Tony MacAulay/Express Head Coach; :05]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=......who wants it"]
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[6VMI-Women]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=03-38 TC37:51]
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Finally, six years after it first admitted female students, Virginia Military Institute women's athletics are growing.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]


After three years as a club team, the women's soccer team went to varsity status this year.
The women will begin Big South competition in 2004.
With 12 of the 16 players being new to the school, they have their work cut out for them.
So far this seaons they've won three of eight games.
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[SOT 16:50:04]
[IN Q=It's nice to get]

((KATHY ALDRICH: IT'S NICE TO GET STARTED WITH SUCH A GOOD GROUP OF PEOPLE. EACH DAY WE DON'T REALLY LOOK AT IT AS MAKING HISTORY. WE JUST LOOK AT IT AS GETTING OUT HERE, DOING WHAT WE LOVE, DOING IT TOGETHER. ))
[SUPER=01-Kathy Aldrich/Team Captain;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=doing it together.]
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[VO-NAT]


With a record 46 female rats in this year's freshman class, the demand for women's competitive sports at VMI is growing.
The school already has a women's track and cross country team and is considering adding womens' swimming.
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