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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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The push is on to get more Virginians in college-
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[VO-NAT]


The power goes out and it's driving baseball fans batty- and causing damage in the area.
Plus a British status symbol comes to North America for one last time.
And did you miss the cubs tonight? We'll have highlights.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

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A windy night means hours in the dark for many in the Roanoke Valley.
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
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[Roanoke-Storm]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The rain was intense, but did not last long.
It's the wind though that's been causing the real trouble tonight.
American Electric Power says some 8-thousand customers lost electricity tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The strong winds blew down trees in South Roanoke, blocking several streets.
A-E-P is still trying to figure out if wind contributed to the power outage along Colonial Avenue.
About 12-hundred customers lost power around 7:30 tonight, including W-F-X-R which was supposed to be carrying tonight's National League Championship Game.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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About 22-hundred customers in the Bonsack area of Botetourt County lost power when a tree blew onto a line.
A-E-P hoped to have service restored by about 10:30 in both Roanoke and Bonsack.

[Supervisors]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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It's been more than a week since embattled Bedford County Supervisor Kirby Richardson resigned.
Tonight, his former colleagues met to discuss how to fill his seat. [***RICHARDSON IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /NEwsroom Pod;]


Justin McLeod was there and joins us in the newsroom with details. Justin?
Jean, the county has less than 45 days to name a replacement.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL Newsroom]
[SUPER=@justin1]


We should know who that person is by mid-November.
County leaders say so far there has been very little interest in the position but they expect that to change after tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.; ]


With one chair noticeably empty, the Board of Supervisors decided tonight to appoint a replacement to serve for one year, and then hold a special election for the remaining year of Richardson's term.
Richardson resigned October third after he was indicted for allegedly forging VDOT public comment sheets.
County leaders say it's important to put the scandal quickly behind them and get down to the business at hand.
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[SOT 7:14]
[IN Q=Anytime that you lose]

((BILL ROLFE/COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR: ANYTIME THAT YOU LOSE A BOARD MEMBER UNDER THE CONDITIONS THAT WE HAVE LOST A BOARD MEMBER IT'S FAIRLY TRAUMATIC SITUATION. I THINK IT HAS AFFECTED THE OPERATIONS SOME BECAUSE MR. RICHARDSON SERVED ONE SOME VERY KEY COMMITTEES AND WE HAVEN'T BEEN ABLE TO HOLD A COMMITTEE MEETING SO THINGS LIKE THAT BUT WE'VE MOVED ON WE'RE MOVING FORWARD.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Rolfe/County Administrator; :]
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[OUT Q=WE'RE MOVING FORWARD]
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The Board of Supervisors has agreed to advertise the position in local newspapers and has set an October 31st deadline for accepting applications.
To qualify, a person has to be a registered voter of Bedford County and live in district two which is pretty much the Smith Mountain Lake area.
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[***NEWS 7 @ 11 IN MONITOR***]
[LIVE= Justin /FULL Newsroom]


The Board plans to interview candidates November 5th and then make a decision at its November 13th meeting.
There is no telling how many people may apply but in the past when they've had open seats the county has had as many as nine candidates.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /Newsroom Pod;]


Again, the replacement would serve one year before a special election next November. Jean, after that there would then be a regular election a year a later for a four year term.

[L'burg-Council]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Liberty University has won what may be the first battle in a controversial effort to rezone one of Lynchburg's biggest industrial properties.
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Liberty has taken over the former Ericsson building on Mountain View Road in hopes of moving Thomas Road Baptist Church there and converting the rest of the property for school use.
Tonight, attorneys for the school were asking for a conditional use permit to allow Liberty to use part of the building for a recreational facility, something that IS allowed in an industrially-zoned area.
Council voted 6-to-nothing in favor of the project.. and school officials hope that's a good sign.
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[IN Q=We think it's]

((JERRY FALWELL, JR./LIBERTY U. ATTORNEY; WE THINK IT'S A POSITIVE INDICATION OF WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS AS FAR AS FUTURE APPROVALS, AT LEAST WE'RE OPTIMISTIC THAT IT IS, SO WE'RE VERY EXCITED ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED TONIGHT.))
[SUPER=01-Jerry Falwell, Jr./Liberty U. Attorney; ]
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[OUT Q=what happened tonight.]
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[VO-NAT]


Liberty faces a bigger hurdle in rezoning the rest of the property.
Many city leaders have expressed doubts about taking a large industrial site off the tax rolls.
That request is expected to go before council next month.
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[County-Supervisors]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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U-S Attorney John Brownlee is joining the debate over a controversial methadone clinic.
Today, Brownlee told the Roanoke County supervisors their concerns are "appropriate and well- founded."
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


Life Center of Galax plans to open the Roanoke County clinic near the intersection of Ogden Road and Colonial Avenue, but residents of the area have raised strong objections.
Today, Brownlee said addicts need the help that drug treatment programs provide. But he told the board that location is an important consideration, because clinics can attract criminal activity.
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[IN Q=There very well may be]

((JOHN BROWNLEE: THERE MAY VERY WELL BE AN INCREASE IN CRIME. THERE MAY VERY WELL BE AN INCREASE IN DRUG TRAFFICKING. AND THAT'S WHY I BELIEVE YOUR CONCERNS ARE WELL-FOUNDED, BECAUSE YOU OBVIOUSLY HAVE A RESPONSIBILITY TO THE COMMUNITY, TO THE CITIZENS.))
[SUPER=01-John Brownlee/U. S. Attorney;]
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[OUT Q=to the community, to the citizens.]
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Brownlee offered to assist county officials as they search for a suitable location. He said a drug task force will keep a close eye on the methadone clinic, wherever it ends up. And he encouraged the county to consider prosecuting drug dealers in federal court.

[Warner-Education]


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Do you have a college degree? Governor Mark Warner wants more Virginians to have one.
47-thousand degrees are given out in the state every year... but the Governor wants that to go up by 10-thousand.
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[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Boosting the number of Virginia college graduates is part of Warner's "Education for a Lifetime" initiative.
He also wants to increase annual spending on academic research to one billion dollars by the end of the decade.
Warner says a better-educated workforce means greater earning potential.
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[SOT 42:05]
[IN Q=IF WE CAN ADDD THAT EXTRA EARNING]

((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: IF WE CAN ADD THAT EXTRA EARNING POWER INTO VIRGINIA'S ECONOMY BEYOND THE ADDED ECONOMIC PROSPERITY SIMPLY THE ADDED TAX REVENUES WILL HELP US MEET OUR GOAL OF GETTING OUR HIGHER EDUCATION FUNDING TO MEET THE BASELINE ADEQUACY NEEDS THAT HAVE BEEN LONG OVERLOOKED.))
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[OUT Q=THAT HAVE BEEN LONG OVERLOOKED.]
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[VO-NAT]


Warner says awarding more college degrees will also help the state accomodate the expected increase in student enrollment.
He contends the universities must make more use of distance learning.
And he is looking to private colleges to help meet enrollment demand.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Still ahead on News 7, the first sniper trial begins in Virginia Beach.
We'll have the latest.
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[VO-NAT]


And the government said they were too dangerous ten years ago. Now the FDA is rethinking a ban on silicone breast implants.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((Hey folks, Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office - as Jeter and Yankees keep the Sox in check to take game five. The Cubs look to sew up their first series' bid since 1945. The Express is all set to open the season on Friday. KP is bringing more than his car to Salem on Thursday. And we'll tell you why it's all in the family for these coaches. Tonight on the Big 7.))

[Silicone-Implants]


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They were taken off the market- considered too dangerous for women.
Now Silicone breast implants may be coming back on the market-
But as Christy Feig reports, not without a debate.
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[SUPER=01-Carolyn Wolfe/Had Silicone Breast Implants; :15]
[SUPER=01-Nancy Bruning/Against Silicone Breast Implants; :43]
[SUPER=01-Lisa Bordelon/Pro Silicone Breast Implants; :48]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Sidney Wolfe/Public Citizen; 1:02]
[Super=01-Dr. Caroline Glicksman/Plastic Surgeon; 1:17]
[Super=01-Christy Feig/Reporting; 1:25]
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((THE FDA PULLED SILICONE-GEL FILLED BREAST IMPLANTS OFF THE MARKET IN 1992... BECAUSE THE ADMINISTRATION WAS CONCERNED IT COULD RUPTURE IN A WOMAN'S BODY... SPREADING SILICONE THROUGHOUT HER TISSUE... POSSIBLY CAUSING DISEASE....AS CAROLYN WOLFE CLAIMS. Carolyn Wolfe/Had Silicone Breast Implants: I developed dozens of hard burning blister-like growths on my neck,and boils on my forehead. I have pain and numbness in my left sholder, arm, hand and foot. NOW INAMED CORPORATION BELIEVES, after three years of its own research, IT HAS A SAFE PRODUCT AND ARE ASKING THE FDA FOR APPROVAL. SO AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO THE FDA IS LISTENING TO TWO DAYS OF EMOTIONALLY CHARGED STORIES from women who had the original silicon impants. Nancy Bruning: I have suffered more than enough, don't want women to suffer more" Lisa Bordelon: The decision to chose silicone or saline should be left up to the individual patient" THOSE WHO BELIEVE THE IMPLANTS ARE DANGEROUS SAY MOST PROBLEMS OCCUR SEVEN TO TEN YEARS AFTER IMPLANTATAION AND WANT LONGER STUDIES of the new product. Dr. Sidney Wolfe/Public Citizen: There are many red flag warning signals within the 1000s of pages of documents put up on the intertnet last week . more than enough to justify the decision to wait atleast 5 more years BUT MANY PLASTIC SURGEONS BELIEVE THERE HAVE NEVER BEEN SERIOUS PROBLEMS WITH SILICON IMPLANTS. Dr. Caroline Glicksman/Plastic Surgeon: Science and medicine go together and we have to look and see whether there was a cause and the studies show no connection between systemic illness and silicone. WHILE THE COMMITTEE IS SCHEDULED TO VOTE WEDNESDAY EVENING.... FOR THOSE TESTIFYING TODAY THE ISSUE IS FAR FROM OVER.

IN WASHINGTON I'M CHRISTY FEIG. ))


[Iraq-bombing]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The Turkish government says a suicide car bombing near its embassy in Baghdad today will NOT change plans to deploy troops there.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq;]


The bomber and a bystander were killed in the blast- and 13 more were wounded- in a country Turkey once ruled.
It could have been much worse. When informants warned the military of a potential attack, extra concrete security barriers were put in place.
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[SOT 29]

((COL. PETER MANSOOR/1ST ARMORED DIVISION: ABOUT THREE OR FOUR DAYS AGO WE IMPROVED SECURITY IN FRONT OF THE COMPOUND. THESE MEASURES WORKED TO PREVENT ANY LOSS OF LIFE INSIDE THE COMPOUND AND TO LIMIT ANY INJURIES.))
[SUPER=01-Col. Peter Mansoor/1st Armored Division;]
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[OUT Q=LIMIT ANY INJURIES.]
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[VO-NAT]


Many Iraqis are angry that Turkey plans to send peacekeeping troops to their nation- that may have prompted the attack.
Meanwhile a military spokeswoman now says they don't have any intelligence that Saddam Hussein is still hiding out in Tikrit. If they did, she says they would have acted on it.
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[Sniper]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Jury selection began today in the trial of one of the men accused in the D-C area sniper shootings.
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[VO-NAT]

One thousand Virginia Beach residents have been notified that they could be called to serve during the trial of John Allen Muhammed. 123 potential jurors went through initial screening today.
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[IN Q=They typically]

((CAROLYN KOCH/JURY CONSULTANT ; THEY TYPICALLY TRY TO GET "DEATH QUALIFIED JURORS." BY DEFINITION THESE ARE PEOPLE WHO BELIEVE IN THE DEATH PENALTY, SO WHAT OFTEN HAPPENS IS YOU HAVE A POOL OF JURORS WHO BY DEFINITION BELIEVE IN THE DEATH PENALTY MAKING IT ALL THE MORE HARDER FOR A DEFENSE LAWYER TO FIND JURORS WHO MIGHT BE OPEN-MINDED. ))
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file;]

13 People were shot during the sniper attacks. 10 died. This trial centers on the ninth victim, 53-year-old Dean Myers, shot in the head, while pumping gas in Manassas.
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[Kilgore-merchants]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Virginia retailers lose close to 800 million dollars a year from theft and fraud.
But there are things businessowners can do to help reduce those losses.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


The Virginia Retail Merchants Association has developed a crime prevention manual.
The book includes tips on reducing the opportunity for crime at the work place.
It offers advice on everything from employee training to store design to helping mom-and-pops fight the high costs of crime.
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((FRANK BERREY/VA RETAIL MERCHANTS ASSOC.: THEY HAVE THEIR WHOLE LIFE INVESTED IN THEIR BUSINESS AND LOSSES FROM BURGLARIES AND LARGE AMOUNTS OF CASH CAN BE VERY HARMFUL TO THEIR JUST MAKING A LIVING. ATTORNEY GENERAL JERRY KILGORE: COSTS ARE PASSED ON TO CONSUMERS IF YOU DON'T PREVENT THESE CRIMES.))
[SUPER=01-Frank Berrey/VA Retail Merchants Assoc.; :00]
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[OUT Q=PREVENT THESE CRIMES.]
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The handbook also addresses employee theft and computer crime.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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One of the world's most famous planes makes its final North American flight... and lands in Virginia.
We'll show you the Concorde's touchdown...
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[VO-NAT]


And a history making blast-off in China. That nation's first astronaut is orbiting the earth tonight.
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[China-Space]


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China became just the third nation to rocket a man into orbit tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Inner Mongolia, China;]

After months of tight-lipped secrecy, China has launched its first manned space mission. The launch in the Gobi desert took place at 9 a-m local time Wednesday which was 9 p-m here in Virginia. Yang Liwei (yahng lee way) the 38-year-old astronaut will make 14 orbits, which will take approximately 21 hours. The only other countries to achieve this feat are the United States and the Soviet Union.
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[Concorde]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The British Airways Concorde makes its last flight to North America-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fairfax Co.]

arriving at Dulles International Airport this afternoon to onlookers.
The elite aircraft debuted 34 years ago in 1969 with a flight originating from France.
The supersonic engines made the aircraft popular because a traveler could make it from London to New York in a little under three and half hours.
More than 2 and half million travelers have flown on the British Airways Concorde. It will discontinue service on October 23rd.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Yanks rule the Sox this afternoon, while the Cubs look to turn back the clock. The Express has its preseason in the fast lane. And KP gets ready to hit the Salem Civic Center. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Landover, MD; :00]

The NFL fined Tampa Bay defensive lineman Warren Sapp $50,000 tonight for mistreating officials and threatened him with a suspension if his behavior doesn't improve.
NFL director of game operations Peter Hadhazy says besides bumping an official on Sunday he had verbally abused officials in the previous two weeks.
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[S-Cubs]


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The Chicago Cubs were just six outs away from clinching a spot in the world series - something that hasn't happened since 1945. That was back before you could watch the games on TV - kind of like tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/Fox-MLB; :00]

To Wrigley Field we go where Sammy Sosa takes Carl Pavano to the opposite field in the first inning to plate Kenny Lofton and make it a one to nothing game. It stayed that way until the bottom of the sixth when this Dontrell Willis offering sailed in low and allowed Sammy to score from third. The Cubs led 3-to-nothing heading to the 8th. But in the 8th - the Fish would get 8, as in 8 runs. The big blow was this Mike Mordecai double off the ivy in left center field. It drove in three runs and the Florida Marlins stun the
[super=35-Florida/8/Chicago/3/Series Tied at 3-to-3;]

Cubs and the entire windy City tonight with a wicked 8-to-3 comeback win. Game seven is tomorrow night in Chicago.
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[S-Sox]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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Earlier this afternoon the New York Yankees doubled up the Red Sox 4-to-2 to win game five and takes a three games to two lead in the American League Championship Series.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA/Fox; :00]

David Wells, who look like he ought to be tossing back cold ones instead of tossing fastballs combined with Mariano Rivera to toss a six hitter. Karim Garcia - the one who was thrown at by Pedro Martinez on Saturday came through with the two rbi single in the second. The Yanks defense then stood tall in the late inning as Derek Jeter did his thing at short and now New York needs to win just one
[super=35-New York/4/Boston/2/Yankees Lead 3-to-2;]

of the next two games in Yankee Stadium to move on to the World Series.
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[S-Hockey]


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The Roanoke Express begins the "Marathon to March" known as the ECHL regular season this Friday night at 7:30 at the Round House
[GRAPHIC=ECHL]

The Express faces one of the reasons that ECHL no longer stands for East Coast - the Long Beach Ice Dogs out of California. Steve Mason has an update on team's makeup three days before the puck drops.
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[SUPER=01-Rick Kowalsky/Express Right Wing; :55]
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((Despite the strike, Tony MacAulay feels he has put together a talented team that will play with the high energy and emotion he wants. ((TONY MACAULAY/EXPRESS HEAD COACH:)) The Express defense will be a question mark early this season. Duncan Dalmao, Tim OConnell and Josh Barker are the only proven Express defenders on the roster. ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:))
((:)) ((:))
The Express will play the Ice Dogs Friday, one of the eight new teams in the ECHL this season. In Roanoke Steve Mason News 7 sports.))

[S-Volley]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The High school volleyball season has about two weeks left before district tournament action heats up.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]

The defending state Group Two A champs from Cave Spring are enjoying another excellent year with a 13 and 1 record after tonight's 3-to-nothing win over River Ridge district member Christiansburg. The Knights are one of the more unique teams in the area in that they are coached by the husband and wife tandem of Mark and Tamalyn Tanis - with Tamalyn being the head coach.
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And speaking of Volleyball - George Wythe's Lillie Moore was inducted in the Virginia High School League hall-of-fame tonight. Her volleyball teams have won 416 games and lost just 123 in 28 years. She has 4 state volleyball titles to her credit. Tonight's class of inductees also includes Blacksburg's high school's Karen Finch, former Duke and NBA great Grant Hill and former Powell Valley hoop star Barry Hamlar - who helped coach hoops at Fleming, Booker T, and Elizabeth City Sta

te.[S-Tech]


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If you're tired of Noon kickoffs in Blacksburg get ready for a wild night on November 1st. The Hokies and Hurricanes found out this afternoon that the start time for their Big East showdown on the first of the month is 7:45pm on ESPN.

[Bedford-Dog]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=ssm]
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Bedford County's newest sheriff's deputy works for food.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;]


Sheriff Mike Brown today introduced "Ripper", his department's newest K-9 patrol dog.
The dog has been paired with Corporal Penny Heffinger (HEF-in-jure) and is being trained as both a narcotics and search dog.
He's the gift of Bedford resident Marjorie Maupin (MAW-pin) who has helped pay for three drug dogs for the department over the past several years.
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[SOT 14:15:48]
[IN Q=With the budget]

((MIKE BROWN/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF: WITH THE BUDGET CRUNCH THE WAY IT IS THROUGHOUT THE STATE, NOT ONLY WITH US BUT FOR EVERY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT THROUGHOUT THE STATE AND POLICE DEPARTMENTS, YEAH, IT WOULD HAVE BEEN A LITTLE BIT OF A SHOVE FOR US. NOT SAYING WE COULDN'T HAVE DONE IT, BUT THIS MADE IT JUST A WHOLE LOT EASIER.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Brown/Bedford Co. Sheriff]
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"Ripper" cost 15-hundred dollars and will spend the next several weeks training. (------------)