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Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning.......
A North Carolina college student is questioned about box cutters smuggled aboard at least two planes.
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And Roanoke's runways provide the backdrop for a disaster drill.
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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Emergency personnel converged on Roanoke Regional airport's runway this weekend.
But fortunately, there were no real emergencies.
In fact, as Jennifer Wishon reports, it was all part of a learning experience that rescuers hope to leave in the textbooks.
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((((NAT SOUND OF SIREN)) At 10:00 Saturday morning emergency personnel across the Roanoke Valley received a call from the Federal Aviation Administration. A 40- passenger Boeing 747 had collided with a Cessna shortly after take off.
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((YOU'VE GOT TO TRUST THESE PEOPLE DOING THEIR JOB. YOU'VE GOTTA LET EVERYBODY DO THEIR JOB.))
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A job everyone involved hopes to avoid. Every three years the federal government requires airports, including Roanoke Regional, to hold a mock disaster exercise.
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((AMANDA DEHAVEN: THERE'S NO WAY IT CAN BE DONE EFFECTIVELY UNLESS IT IS A VERY ORGANIZED AND THE PRECISION PROCESS THAT EVERYONE IS TRAINED TO FOLLOW AND OTHERWISE IT WOULDN'T WORK AS WELL AS IT DOES.))
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After police officers secured the area, firefighters extingished mock fires, and hazmat crews investigated before rescue personnel were allowed to sort through the injured - following the protocol of a real life disaster.
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((WHAT IS GOING ON, [NATS OF CRYING.]))
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((JENNIFER WISHON/REPORTING: WHILE RESCUE PERSONNEL RESPOND TO THE DISASTER ON THE RUNWAY, RED CROSS VOLUNTEERS STAY BEHIND TO GUIDE PANICKED FAMILY MEMBERS.))
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((I WANT TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENED TO MY SISTER. IT'S BEEN OVER THREE AND A HALF HOURS AND EVERYONE KEEPS MAKING PROMISES AND NO ONE SEEMS TO KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON.))
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In the event of a real life crash, the Red Cross is designated to set up a Family Assistance Center for the families of victims.
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((AMY WHITAKER: IT'S SOMETHING EVERY RED CROSS UNIT HAS TO BE PREPARED FOR. WE HOPE WE NEVER HAVE TO DEAL WITH IT, BUT THIS IS SOMETHING WE TAKE PART WITH, WITH ALL THE OTHER AGENCIES INVOLVED AND WE GET TOGETHER AND MEET WITH THEM AND PLAN.))
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((WHAT WE UNDERSTAND IS THAT YOU'RE A LITTLE UPSET AND CONFUSED AS FAR AS NOT KNOWING WHAT HAS HAPPENED.))
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Saturday volunteers practiced answering questions, counseling and praying with distraught family members.
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((AMANDA DEHAVEN: ALWAYS THERE ARE GOING TO BE SITUATIONS THAT YOU DON'T EXPECT, BUT I FEEL CONFIDENT THAT OUR FIREFIGHTER AND RESCUE TEAMS FROM THE AIRPORT AND ALSO FROM ALL OVER THE VALLEY WOULD BE ABLE TO RESPOND TO THE SITUATION. THEY'VE BEEN TRAINED VERY WELL AND KNOW HOW TO HANDLE THE SITUATION.))
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A situation they hope never becomes a reality. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Roanoke.))

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The F-B-I is looking into how a North Carolina college student managed to smuggle box cutters aboard at least two planes.
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Officials have been interviewing 20-year-old Nathaniel Heatwole, a junior at Guilford College in Greensboro.
The Transportation Safety Authority says he sent it an email last month, warning he'd hide the items aboard the planes to expose weaknesses in airport security.
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(( There were a lot of signals that indicated that action should have been taken more promptly. But I think alot of these people are like 21st century burglars. They're rattling on the doors...looking for points of vulneratibity. It's clear there are simply too many left today."))
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Heatwole told the Greensboro News & Record he WAS being questioned about the security breach.
He says he has a lot to say ... but that he has to work with the government before he works with the media.
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President Bush says the latest Osama Bin Laden tape shows it's "still a dangerous world."
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C-I-A experts are still analyzing the tape to confirm if it's really bin Laden.
The recording, aired yesterday on the Arab network Al-Jazeera.
It warns of more attacks and urges young Muslims to join a holy war against the U-S. References on the tape indicate it was made sometime in mid-to-late summer.
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Coming up -
want to take a chance on winning some colorful prizes, enjoy good food and help a local school? We'll tell you how in a few minutes -
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Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning...... C-I-A experts are analyzing the latest Osama Bin Laden tape.
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And Roanoke's Octoberfest got a visit from some well-known rockers yesterday.
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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Lots of volunteers laced up their shoes and took great strides this weekend to stop the number one killer in the Commonwealth - Heart Disease.
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Yesterday, hundreds of Virginians walked to try to change that. The Roanoke Valley Heart Walk took place at Explore Park, where organizers hoped to raise awareness and funds.
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((PAUL KEYSER: THESE DOLLARS GO DIRECTLY INTO RESEARCH FOR HEART DISEASE AND STROKE AND REALLY HAVE FUNDED SOME, FOR INSTANCE, THE MOST RECENT ONE IS ROBOTIC SURGERY FOR HEART DISEASE AND THAT'S THE TYPE OF THING THAT THESE MONIES GO INTO.))
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Organizers expected to raise 200- thousand dollars at the walk. Heart attack and stroke survivors donned red hats to serve as visual reminders of the number of people affected.
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Some martial arts students in Moneta kicked a fundraising project into high gear this weekend.
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((NATS OF STUDENT BREAKING BOARD.))
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The Kick- A- Thon was held at Blue Ridge Martial Arts. Students age seven to 60 did 200 kicks to help raise money for the "Project Action Foundation."
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((TRINK COOK/BLUE RIDGE MARTIAL ARTS: IT'S A NATIONAL CHILDREN'S ORGANIZATION TO KEEP AT RISK AND DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN THAT OTHERWISE COULDN'T PAY FOR IT THEMSELF TO GET THEM INTO A STRUCTURED PROGRAM SUCH AS MARTIAL ARTS, GYMNASTICS OR DANCE.))
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The group raised a thousand dollars for the Foundation. Cook says martial arts help develop physical and mental discipline. They also teach courtesy that students are required to practice outside of class. School-aged students also have to maintain an "A-B" average on their report cards in order to stay in the program. Cook teaches Tae Kwon Do and Aikido (I- Keedo) and plans to expand his dojo in the near future.
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You're not crazy - or a little unwell if you think you saw a couple of stars hanging out in Roanoke this weekend.
Matchbox 20 was in town yesterday for a concert at the Roanoke Civic Center, but the rock group also took time to get a feel for the Star City.
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Once they pulled into Roanoke, lead singer Rob Thomas says the band took advantage of Octoberfest in downtown Roanoke.

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((I CALLED MY WIFE FROM MY HOTEL ROOM I WAS LIKE THIS LOOKS LIKE A NICE TOWN. I ACTUALLY WENT OUT IN THIS TOWN. I WAS ONLY HERE A COUPLE OF HOURS BETWEEN WHEN I GOT OFF THE BUS AND HAD TO COME TO SOUNDCHECK. DOUCETTE-WE DO JUDGE A TOWN IF WE GO OUT AND EXPLORE IT. thomas -YEAH.))
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They've played Roanoke several times since the band formed 10 years ago. The current tour is set to last through the rest of the year, and after that, each member will go on to do some solo work. But for now they say...
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((WE JUST WANT EVERYONE TO ROCK OUT AT OCTOBERFEST.))
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The tour is to promote the bands third album, "You Are Not What You Think".

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[BOTH MICS HOT] Coming up - Some of Santa's elves are already working overtime to help families in need - and today you can help. More on that is coming up
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and a little later -
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The Seminoles hold the Cavs to NEGATIVE rushing yardage giving Bobby Bowden his 338th career win. Steve Mason has a complete wrap-up in sports.
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