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Coming up on News 7-
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The Moutaineers take Tech and the Hokies chance for a National title.
A report coming up.
Why you could be paying more to heat your home this winter.
and his smile and his hey hey hey are gone. The actor known as rerun passes away.
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News 7 at Eleven is next.

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Virginia Tech's hopes for a national championship run are a lot less bright tonight as the Hokies fall to West Virginia.
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[TEch-WVU]


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Last year the Mountaineers shocked Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.
Tonight they did it again on their home turf.
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W-V-U scored twice in the first quarter and never let up.
Tech was plagued from the start by turnovers and penalties.
The Hokies put just 7 points on the board and those came on a fumble return for a touchdown.
W-V-U's 28 to 7 victory sent fans pouring onto the field. Travis Wells is in Morgantown and will have more coming up in sports.
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[Knox]


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After hearing from 142 witnesses, capped by two days of closing arguments, the jurors in the OxyContin trial of Dr. Cecil Knox are taking a break.
They got the case around five tonight and decided to go home and begin deliberating in the morning.
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Over the course of the seven-week trial, many of Knox's patients have gone to the federal courthouse to demonstrate their support for him.
Today Rick Dudding arrived, sporting a prescription signed by the Doctor two years ago.
It's the real thing- -except that Knox drew a Cupid's Heart in the space usually reserved for instructions to the pharmacist.
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((RICK DUDDING/FORMER KNOX PATIENT; I GUESS WHAT YOU CALL AN ADRENALINE SHOT. THE MEANT IT FROM THE HEART. HE GAVE ME A HUG AND SHOOK MY HAND THE DAY HE WROTE IT. ))
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As the jury got the case tonight, three alternate jurors were excused, including Mark Harless.
Though the judge did not identify him by name, he said there were indications Harless had been discussing the case before it went to the jury.
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In a brief telephone interview this evening, Harless conceded he had publicaly acknowledged he was a juror on the Knox case. Harless said it came up in a class he takes on Wednesday nights.
The discussions involved no more than "what somebody had already read or seen on t-v" he said.
He acknowledged offering his own opinion on certain witnesses.
Three more alternate jurors remain- -in case any of the 12 jurors become ill during deliberations.

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State police have made an arrest in the murder of one of their own.
Today trooper Taylor Blanton's wife was arrested and charged with murder.
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[SUPER=03-Caroline Co./Last Week]


Trooper Blanton was found shot to death in his home.
Only days before the murder, Donna Blanton reported an invasion at the home.
She's being held without bond.
Authorities would not reveal a motive.
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[Roanoke-Gas]


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Expect higher gas bills this winter if you are a customer of Roanoke Gas.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/January]

The State Corporation Commission has authorized a temporary rate hike of slightly more than 2 percent. The rates are subject to final approval, and a public hearing about the increase is scheduled for late February in Richmond. The last increase for the company was in December of last year.
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[Sniper-Trial]


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[***ANCHOR TAG***]
Sniper suspect John Muhammad has had change of heart and decided to once again change his legal team.
After his half hour conference with the judge, the jury was informed that Muhammad would NOT be representing himself in the capital murder trial.
Meanwhile, the prosecution is setting up its case that there was a pattern of violent behavior leading up to the shooting.
Drew Levinson has details.
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Prosecutors in the case of the other sniper defendant want a delay in that trial.
They say they need more time to prepare after this month's announcement by Lee Malvo's lawyers that they will present an insanity defense.
Malvo's trial is set to begin November 10th in Chesapeake.

[Altizer-Drewery]


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Three Roanoke police officers who sued the department for reverse discrimination have lost an appeal.
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Scott Altizer and Rick Drewery had sued the police department along with Susan Camper, complaining that they'd been passed over for promotion.
They said another, less qualified, black woman made the Sergeant's list,
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when each of the plaintiffs had out-scored her on the placement exam.
A federal District judge threw out the case in March.
The officers appealed to the Fourth U-S Circuit Court of Appeals, which today upheld the lower court's ruling.

[Rerun-Death]


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The actor best known for his role as Rerun has died.
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((HEY HEY HEY))
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Actor Fred Berry played rerun on the 1970's T-V sitcom "What's Happening."
A pastor tells a Huntsville Alabama newspaper that Berry died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles.
Berry apparently had suffered a stroke sometime over the summer.
Actor Fred Berry was 52 years old.
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We've heard it before... another area textile company says it needs to cut jobs to compete.
The latest layoffs when News 7 returns.
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Plus Hollins students take a hike and carrying on a long-standing tradition.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports as the Mountaineers forget about the couches and torch the Hokies. An up and coming IRL driver is killed today at Indy. The next Hot Stove banquet in Salem - will have a series touch.

And Mister October Reggie Jackson is back lending his name to a worthy cause tonight on the Big 7.))[Schiavo]


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Terri Schiavo is receiving fluids- but she's not receiving visitors.
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Word today that Schiavo's brother was stopped from visiting on orders of the woman's husband who opposes treatment.

Michael Schiavo says his brain damaged wife would not want to live by artificial means- he fought to have her feeding tube removed.
But a week after the tube was removed- - the Governor stepped in and ordered the tube put back in.
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((GEORGE FELOS/MICHAEL SCHIAVO'S ATTORNEY: JUST BECAUSE THE GOVERNOR MAY BELIEVE THAT REMOVAL OF THE FEEDING TUBE IS WRONG IT DOESN'T ALLOW HIM NOR DOES IT ALLOW THE LEGISLATURE TO SAY TO A PATIENT WE DON'T CARE WHAT YOU WANTED. WE'RE GOING TO FORCE FEED YOU AGAINST YOUR WILL BECAUSE THAT'S WHAT WE BELIEVE THAT'S WRONG AND WE BELIEVE THE COURT WILL FIND THAT LAW TO BE UNCONSTITUTIONAL.))
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[Death]


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Medical experts on how we die- say Terri Schiavo is not in pain.
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They say those who are suffering are Schiavo's husband and her parents.
Schiavo has been in a vegetative state for 13 years.
Brown University Doctor Joan Teno says the 39 year old woman can not feel discomfort.
A Yale University doctor agrees.
Hospice nurses in a recent New England Journal of Medicine Study also said removing the feeding tube from someone like Schiavo leads to a peaceful dying experience.
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Another textile company in our area is laying off workers.
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Between 50 and 100 people are expected to lose their jobs at New River Industries in Fairlawn. The company weaves fabrics for apparels and outdoor furniture. Officials say the layoffs are part of a restructuring plan to prepare for the elimination of quotas on imported textiles in 2004.
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((KEN EHRHARDT/NEW RIVER INDUSTRIES: THIS ISN'T SOMETHING THAT'S JUST IMPACTING NEW RIVER INDUSTRIES THIS IS IMPACTING THE TEXTILE INDUSTRY IN THE ENTIRE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.))
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New River Industries has been operating at its Fairlawn plant since 1992 and currently employs about 360-people. Several of the employees transferred from the company's Radford plant, which shut-down about three years ago.
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[Donnelley]


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Meanwhile, one of Lynchburg's biggest employers is adding jobs.
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Printing company R-R Donnelley plans to spend five million dollars on new binding equipment and machinery for its Lynchburg plant.
A 50-thousand dollar grant and other state and local incentives helped the Hill City factory beat out several other states for the investment.
Lynchburg's R-R Donnelley produces over 700 million catalogs and retail inserts ever year.
It employs about 600 people.
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The City of Roanoke has 90-days to stop construction on a new stadium or go to federal court.
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Two neighborhood groups today announced they intend to sue the city over construction at the site near the Roanoke Civic Center. That after the recent discovery of hazardous waste on the property.
The notice alleges Roanoke failed to adequately check the site for contamination. Residents of Lincoln Congress and Historic Gainsboro want construction halted and a full environmental assessment conducted.
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((REV. JOHNNY STONE/NEIGHBORDOOD: THEY SAY THEY'VE ALREADY DONE ONE SO THEY SHOULD HAVE NO PROBLEM WITH US DOING ANOTHER ONE 'CAUSE WE ARE THE TAXPAYERS THAT'S PAYING FOR THIS.))
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City Councilman Bill Bestpitch said yesterday he thinks the ball is now in DEQ's court and that the agency needs to let Roanoke know what the city should do.
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[Rumsfeld-Memo]


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An internal memo about the war on terrorism is leaked to the public.
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In it, the Defense Secretary challenges top aides to deal with terrorist threats-
saying "we have not yet made truly bold moves.
Although we have made many sensible logical moves in the right direction, are they enough?"
He also says "it's not possible to change the defense department fast enough to fight the global war on terror."
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((DONALD RUMSFELD: SOMETIMES ONE NEEDS TO SAY TO A BIG INSTITUTION HEY WAIT A MINUTE LET'S LIFT OUR EYES UP AND SAY ARE THERE QUESTIONS WE OUGHT TO BE ASKING OURSELVES ARE THERE. ARE THERE THINGS WE OUGHT TO DO DIFFERENTLY? ))
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Rumsfeld says the U-S has made reasonable progress in capturing or killing Iraqis, mixed results with Al Qaeda and slow progress tracking down the Taliban.
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The Red Cross often comes to the aid of those in need.
But now the Red Cross needs a helping hand and area churches are pitching in.
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[USE NAT MUSIC UNDER!!!!]
Plus it's sort of Russian version of American Idol... but there's more at stake than just money.
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[Red-Cross]


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Some Lynchburg-area pastors say a local charity needs help spreading the good word about its good work... and they're ready to assist.
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A half-dozen ministers from around central Virginia are teaming up with the American Red Cross for a program called "Pillars of Faith".
The pastors will help educate their congregations about how they can help the Red Cross make a difference in their community.
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((JAMES COLEMAN/PROVIDENCE MINISTRIES: WE HOPE THAT EACH CHURCH IN THE COMMUNITY, THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF CHURCHES, WILL RESPOND IN SOME WAY AND WE ARE GOING TO BRING ALL OF THOSE GIFTS ON NOVEMBER 23RD TO TIMBERLAKE BAPTIST CHURCH AND HOPEFULLY IT WILL BE A GOOD SUM THAT WILL DIRECTLY GO TO MEETING THE NEEDS OF PERSONS WHO LIVE IN THIS JURISDICTION HERE IN LYNCHBURG AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS.))
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The Red Cross hopes the effort will generate both financial and volunteer support.
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[Tinker-Day]


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The tradition continues at Hollins University.
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Today, the school celebrated Tinker Day like it has done since the 1880's. Traditionally held after the first frost in October, the day is a surprise for the student body. After the president declares Tinker Day, classes are canceled and students, faculty, and staff trudge up Tinker Mountain dressed in costume. While they are at the top of the mountain, students take in the view, and a traditional picnic of fried chicken and cake.
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The Hokies go to Morgantown and end up in the wood shed. The Cavs are looking for a little breather this weekend. And the series rolls on in Miami. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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[SUPER=04-MLB; :00]

What would October be without Mister October making his mark in some way. Today, Reggie Jackson announced his involvement with CHAMPS - an organization that stands for Children Helping and Motivating Parents and Stop Smoking. Jackson's mom was a smoker, who died of a stroke.
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Long time Tech fans will tell you that one of the most painful losses in recent school history was a 6-to-nothing setback at a frigid Lane Stadium against VMI on November 21st of 1985.
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That game is now second. The third ranked Hokies were dominated and humiliating by a fired up West Virginia team tonight in Morgantown. Tech lost its cool, it's number three ranking and any chance it had of playing for the national championship.
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Travis Wells now joins from outside Mountaineer Field to tell us how Tech got smoked like a country ham tonight. [TRAVIS WILL AD LIB INTO PACKAGE THAT WILL BE ROLLED FROM STARLINK]

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The 4 and 3 Virginia Cavaliers go out of conference Saturday at three o'clock against Troy State.
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The Wahoos will be looking to snap a two game losing streak after set backs to Clemson and Florida State. Two straight ACC losses have put the Cavs in a rather bad mood and Troy State could be the recipient of that rage this weekend.
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[S-Series]


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Game four of the World Series tonight featured what was likely the final appearance on the mound by the great Roger Clemens.
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[SUPER=03-Miami, FL/Fox-MLB; :00]

The Rocket has indicated he will retire at the end of the season and tonight he was hoping to go out a winner. But a rising star - 21 year his junior - spoiled his night in the first inning. Miguel Cabrera hit a a two out, two run homer in the bottom of the first inning.
[super=35-New York/ /Florida/ ;]

The Fish _____ the game ___ to ____ and tie the series at two games a piece.
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Bob Boone, who won a world series in 1980 will be the guest speaker for the 13th annual Salem-Roanoke Baseball hall of fame banquet. Boone played 19 seasons in the major leagues as a catcher going to the all-star game four times.
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[SUPER=03-Miami, FL/Last Night - FOX; :00]

One of his sons Aaron - helped the Yankees win game three last night with this solo shot in the 9th inning off of Chad Fox as the Yanks beat the Marlins 6-to-1. The Banquet in next February 8th.
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[S-Express]


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The Roanoke Express was on the road tonight battling the defending ECHL champion Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies.
The Express ____ it to ____ to ___ and___ on the season.
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Coming into tonight - the Express was one of 10 ECHL teams still winless, but the team believes there is no cause for concern as of yet.
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The team's next home game is not until next Tuesday night against Atlantic City at the Roundhouse.

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What was supposed to be a simple practice sessions resulted in the death of young driver today at Indianapolis.
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Tony Renna was making his first laps with his new team during a tire test when his car went airborne in turn three going 220 miles an hour. Witnesses say the car cleared that four foot concrete wall and smashed into the catch fence breaking the cockpit in two. Tony Renna would have turned 27 years old next month.
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[Singing-Inmates]


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For these contestants, staying in key is THE key to their freedom.
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23 convicts, including those found guilty of murder, robbery and drug possession are all in tune with a song contest sponsored by the Russian goverment in which the top prize is release from prison.
The finalists were selected by music producers and prison officials from among hundreds of hopefuls.
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