[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shannon]

The case against a local pain specialist goes to a jury.
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[VO-NAT :05]

And, Virginia health workers test their terrorism response skills.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sports head]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The Border War is almost here. Travis Wells has a pregame report LIVE from Morgantown in just a moment.
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[VO-NAT]

And an up and coming 27 year old Indy racing League driver is killed today during testing at Indianapolis.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Leo]
[SS=None]


Cold and blustery tonight with a chance for a few snow flurries in the mountains of the NRV and the Greenbrier Valley. I'll have your forecast.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 3-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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[VO-NAT]

The case against Roanoke pain Doctor Cecil Knox is in the hands of a federal jury tonight.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]


Good evening, I'm Shannon Young.

[Knox]


[ANCHOR=Shan]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=03-45 TC15:21]
[GRAPHIC=Cecil Knox]


The jury began deliberating the oxycontin case about an hour and a half ago.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & SHannon/Microwave]

Keith Humphry is at the courthouse with a look at the final day of arguments in the case and some late developments.
It was a second full day of debate...
[LIVE=Keith Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Keith1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke]

the defense depicting Doctor Knox as a physician who loved his patients. - -the prosecutor maintaining that Knox suffered from willful blindness... that the Doctor tried not to find out out what he didn't want to know.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

During these final days of closing arguments- -yesterday and today, we met a man who'd been a patient of Doctor Knox.

Today he had a prescription pinned to his shirt as a badge. It's written on the doctor's prescription pad, and signed by him... though it bears a heart, not an order to a pharmacist.
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[SOT 43:29]
[IN Q=That shows you]

((RICK DUDDING/FORMER KNOX PATIENT; THAT SHOWS YOU THE HEART THAT CECIL HAS. I WAS IN A WRECK, HIT BY A DRUNK DRIVER. I WAS DOWN IN MY BACK, AND EVERY THING WAS MESSED UP. I COULDN'T WALK. CECIL BROUGHT ME TO WHERE I CAN MOVE.))
[SUPER=01-Rick Dudding/Former Knox Patient]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT q=i can move.]
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[VO-NAT]
(Keith adlibs for about 14 seconds)
[OUTQ=outside the courthouse]
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[LIVE=Keith Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke]
(ad lib trial status)
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & SHannon/Microwave]



[Stadium-Barrels]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=03-47 TC14:23]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Stop construction or be sued.
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[VO-NAT :23]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

That's the threat from two neighborhood groups to the City of Roanoke over plans to build a stadium and amphitheater near the Roanoke Civic Center. In light of the recent discovery of hazardous waste on the property, residents of Lincoln Congress and Historic Gainsboro say they'll go to federal court in 90-days if Roanoke doesn't stop grading and conduct a full environmental assessment.
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[SOT 10:39:27-10:39:41]
[IN Q=This involves the Williamson Road area...]

((REV. JOHNNY STONE/NEIGHBORHOOD SPOKESMAN: THIS INVOLVES THE WILLIAMSON ROAD AREA, SOUTHEAST, THE COUNTY, ROANOKE. IT'S NOT A RACIAL ISSUE. IT'S NOT A CULTURE ISSUE. IT'S A PEOPLE ISSUE.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Johnny Stone/Neighborhood Spokesman;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=It's a people issue.]
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[VO-NAT :10]

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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[Donnelley]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-34 TC1:52:12]
[GRAPHIC=NEw Jobs]


About fifty new jobs are headed to Lynchburg, thanks to a multi-million dollar investment by one of the city's biggest employers.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/File Tape]


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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[NR-Industries]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=03-42 TC32:15]
[GRAPHIC=Layoffs]


The news is not so good for another textile company in our area which has announced plans to layoff some of its workers.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fairlawn;]

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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[SOT 21:58]
[IN Q=and also]

((KEN EHRHARDT/NEW RIVER INDUSTRIES: AND ALSO TO RESPOND TO THE CURRENT LEVEL OF THOSE IMPORTS THAT ARE TAKING A LOT OF THE JOBS AND A LOT OF THE PRODUCT OUT OF OUR CURRENT MARKET PLACES.))
[SUPER=01-Ken Ehrhardt/New River Industries Senior V.P.;]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=current market places]
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[VO-NAT]

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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[Tech-Fans]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=03-39 TC1:04:31]
[GRAPHIC=Tech]


Die-hard Hokie fans are braving more than cool weather at tonight's game at West Virginia.
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[VO-NAT :12]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

A charter bus this morning picked up some fans for the ride to Morgantown. West Virginia supporters have a reputation for being raucus, rowdy and sometimes violent. But these Hokie backers are prepared.
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[SOT 1:40-1:46]
[IN Q=Well, it's think safety...]

((RENNY LYNCH/VA TECH FAN: WELL, IT'S THINK SAFETY FIRST IN MORGANTOWN FOR TONIGHT AND WE FIGURE THAT HARD HATS'LL REALLY BE SAFE.))
[SUPER=01-Renny Lynch/Virginia Tech Fan;]

[RUNS-:06]
[OUT Q=hard hats'll really be safe.]
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[VO NAT :07] Despite the fact that all seats on this bus were sold out, Lynch says there are fewer fans going to this game than normal.
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[SOT 1:53-2:05]
[IN Q=]

((RENNY LYNCH/VA TECH FAN: ))
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=But we've got a good group going up.]
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[VO-NAT :12]
[SUPER=03-Morgantown, WV/October 2002;]


Last year, fans in Morgantown celebrated a Mountaineer win over the Hokies by burning couches and wreaking havoc in the streets.
They also tore down the goal posts at Mountaineer Field.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[Morgantown-Preps]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[WRITER=dse]
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Morgantown, WV]


Authorities in Morgantown don't want a repeat.
Today crews picked up hazardous items, including excessive garbage and couches on porches.
Violators refusing to comply face thousand-dollar fines.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=HOLD]


Travis Wells will join us live from Morgantown later in Sports.

[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=NONE]


The American Red Cross is getting some backing from followers of the cross.
Why Central Virginia churches are getting involved when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And health officials pull out all the stops to combat an imaginary illness.
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[Bioterrorism-Drill]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=03-43 TC26:53]
[GRAPHIC=]


Are Virginia health officials prepared for a biological attack?
This week they put their emergency plans to the test. [***News7 @ 6 in Monitor***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Joy /BAM;]


Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details. Shannon, This was the scenario--
[LIVE= Joy /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@Joy1;]

a biological agent was released at a Virginia Tech alumni event on Sunday -- then people across the state started turning up sick.
Of course it was all fake --but many health care workers say the training was invaluable.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=This bioterrorism drill]
[SUPER=03-Salem;00]
[SUPER=01-Heather Mann/Fake Patient;13]
[SUPER=01-John O'Shea/Emergency Planner;25]
[RUNS=:57]
[OUT Q=that as we went along]

(( [NAT SOUND of helicopter] [RUNS03]
This bioterrorism drill was made as realistic as possible even life guard 10 was involved. And there were hundreds of fake patients.
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[SOT 18:22]
[IN Q=I was not sick I had just been]

((HEATHER MANN/FAKE PATIENT: I WAS NOT SICK I HAD JUST BEEN EXPOSED TO THE PLAGUE)) [RUNS04]
[OUT Q=exposed to the plague]


From those believed exposed to the biological agent --to others who turned up sick, health officals had to determine what the illness was and how to best protect the public.
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[SOT 28:46]
[IN Q=This was the pneumonic plague which is ]

((JOHN O'SHEA/EMERGENY PLANNER :THIS WAS PNEUMONIC PLAGUE WHICH IS A PERSON TO PERSON BIOTERRORISM AGENT. IT'S VERY TRANSMISSIBLE, VERY CONTAGIOUS. AND IT WOULD HAVE BEEN A VERY SERIOUS EVENT FOR THE PUBLIC AT LARGE )) [RUNS11]
[OUT Q=the public at large]


Health officials set up six mock clinics, including this one at the Salem Civic Center to give out antibiotics.
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[SOT30:00]
[IN Q=I think it was very successful we had]

((JOHN O'SHEA/EMERGENCY PLANNER: I THINK IT WAS VERY SUCCESSFUL WE HAD 431 PEOPLE THAT WENT THROUGH AS PATIENTS AND WE LEARNED A LOT OF THINGS. SOME OF OUR PROCESSES WORKED JUST LIKE WE THOUGHT.SOME NEEDED A LITTLE TWEAKING AND ADJUSTMENT AND WE DID THAT AS WE WENT ALONG )) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=we did as went along]))
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[LIVE= Joy /FULL BAM]


The Health Department also plans to educate the public. On the week of October 26th you will find this pamphlet in your local paper. The pamphlet outlines what you can do in a public health emergency.
[DOUBLE BOXES=SHannon & Joy /BAM;]


Shannon,

[Red-Cross]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-33 TC1:36:42]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Some Lynchburg-area ministers say it's time for their churches to put money and muscle behind the American Red Cross's efforts to help their community.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The effort is called Pillars of Faith and will involve many different congregations from around central Virginia.


The idea is to help educate people about the many missions the Red Cross is involved in.. and hopefully generate both financial and volunteer support.
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[SOT 10:29:33]
[IN Q=We certainly hope]

((MARK STEWART/AMERICAN RED CROSS: WE CERTAINLY HOPE THAT THIS WILL BE A LONG-LASTING PARTNERSHIP WITH THE COMMUNITY OF FAITH. THERE'S A CLOSE NEXUS BETWEEN THEIR MISSION AND THE MISSION OF THE RED CROSS, SO IT'S AN OPPORTUNITY FOR A GOOD PARTNERSHIP.)) ((JAMES COLEMAN/PROVIDENCE MINISTRIES: HIV/AIDS EDUCATION, OTHER KINDS OF SUPPORT AND TRAINING THAT CAN ACTUALLY SAVE LIVES, WHETHER IT'S AT THE YMCA OR THE YWCA, IT'S JUST A WONDERFUL THING THAT THEY PROVIDE AND A LOT OF PERSONS ARE NOT AWARE OF THAT. WE'RE GOING TO USE THIS CAMPAIGN TO EDUCATE THE COMMUNITY REGARDING THEIR SERVICES.))
[SUPER=01-Mark Stewart/American Red Cross; :00]
[SUPER=01-James Coleman/Providence Ministries; :14]
[RUNS=28]
[OUT Q=regarding their services.]
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[VO-NAT]


The project gets underway this Sunday and will culminate in a program at Timberlake Baptist Church on November 23rd.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
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Wall Street saw its biggest day of selling in about a month. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
[RUNS=:30]
[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-y/149.40/9598.24/y/42.83/1898.07;]


The DOW tumbled 149 points.
NASDAQ lost 43.
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[Giles-Sheriff]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=03-41 TC32:41]
[GRAPHIC=Larry Falls]


More legal woes for the Sheriff of Giles County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co./File Tape;]

Sheriff Larry Falls is now being sued by one of his deputies. Deputy Henry Journell filed a civil suit against Falls. According to court documents, Falls borrowed 25-thousand dollars from Journell back in September of 1994. Documents show Falls paid back nine-thousand in 2000. Journell, however, is now suing him for the rest. A hearing is scheduled for this Friday.
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[ANCHOR=SHANNON]
[SS=HOLD]

Last year, Falls was convicted of assault and battery for an incident involving his wife and sister-in-law. He was sentenced to 30-days in jail, which was suspended.

[Bell-Emick]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-35 TC1:23:41]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2003]


With Bo Trumbo's retirement, the 22nd Senatorial district is losing experience and influence. But both candidates say they are uniquely qualified to fill Trumbo's shoes.
Tonight, Joe Dashiell profiles Republican Brandon Bell and Democrat Stephen Emick.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=If Brandon Bell]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week; :00]
[SUPER=01-Brandon Bell/(R) State Senate Candidate; :17]
[SUPER=01-Stephen Emick/(D) State Senate Candidate; :42]
[SUPER=@Joe2; 1:24]
[RUNS=1:37]
[OUT Q=JD News 7 ]


((If Brandon Bell looks comfortable on the campaign trail, it's because he's been here before.
He served in the State Senate from 1992 to 1996, and as a financial consultant he says he has the right mix of experience that will serve the district well.
[SOT]
[IN Q=I've seen and worked with ]

((BRANDON BELL: I'VE SEEN AND WORKED WITHIN THE GOVERNMENT SIDE, BUT I'M A PRIVATE SECTOR PERSON. I'VE STARTED BUSINESSES. SO I THINK THE BROAD BASE OF EXPERIENCE BRINGS ME THE ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND WHAT WE NEED TO DO.))
[RUNS= :12]
[OUT Q=what we need to do.]


Stephen Emick hasn't held elective office, but as an architectural engineer for Norfolk Southern Corporation, and the railroad's point man on the multi-million dollar Carlyle Development in Alexandria, Emick says he has unique credentials.
[SOT]
[IN Q=I don't want this to sound]

((STEPHEN EMICK: I DON'T WANT THIS TO SOUND TOO SELF SERVING, BUT EVERYBODY UP THERE TOLD ME I HAD THE PEOPLE SKILLS THAT WERE REALLY NEEDED AT THAT KEY POINT TO BRING A LOT OF PEOPLE TOGETHER IN ORDER TO MAKE THAT CARLYLE FACILITY A SUCCESS.))
[RUNS= :14]
[OUT Q=make that carlyle facility a success.]


Bell says he would bring political know-how, an edge in seniority, and a place in the Republican majority.
Emick says he offers a can-do spirit, an ability to build coalitions, and a promise to put constituents above party politics.
[SOT]
[IN Q=We don't need somebody]

((BRANDON BELL: WE DON'T NEED SOMEBODY WHO'S GOING TO SIT ON THE BACK BENCH. WE NEED SOMEBODY ENGAGED IN THAT PROCESS AND BEING A PART OF THE LEADERSHIP IS A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF THAT. )) ((STEPHEN EMICK: WE EMICKS ARE INDEPENDENT THINKERS AND WE'RE GOING TO BRING THAT. WHEN I DON'T AGREE WITH THE GOVERNOR AND I DON'T AGREE WITH SOME LEGISLATION, I'M GOING TO STAND UP.))
[RUNS= :15]
[OUT Q=i'm going to stand up.]


In the competition for campaign contributions Bell holds a two to one advantage.
But when the votes are counted next month, both men say they're confident their qualifications will carry the day.
Joe Dashiell News 7))

[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Coming up tonight on News 7 sports - a driver is killed today at Indy. One of the Baseball Boones is coming to Salem.
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[VO-NAT]

And Travis Wells will join us LIVE from Morgantown with a pregame report on tonight's battle for the Black Diamond Trophy.
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[S-Live]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=TWE]
[TAPE#=Starlink]
[GRAPHIC=Tech/West Virginia]


Tech and West Virginia have been playing each other since 1912. They never have liked each other - and most of the time I don't even think they respect each other. Tonight - they'll once again shake hands at midfield and then try to bury one another in the artificial turf.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Travis/Microwave;]

Travis Wells now joins us LIVE from the not-so-friendly confines of Mountaineer Field.
[LIVE=Travis/FULL]
[SUPER=@Travis1; :00]
[SUPER=05-Morgantown, WV; :00]

((ROLLCUE:...WHERE THE CROWD IS CONCERNED")) [TAPE WILL BE ROLLED FROM STARLINK!!!!!!!!!]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[super=03-Morgantown, WV; :00]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/10 and 6 Against West Virginia; :21]
[SUPER=01-Rich Rodriguez/West Virginia Head Coach; :55]
[SUPER=01-Justin Hamilton/Va. Tech Receiver; 1:22]
[RUNS=1:36]
[OUT Q=.......IMPORTANT FOR US TO DO THAT"]
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[TRAVIS TOSSES BACK TO MIKE IN DOUBLE BOXES !!!!]





[S-Indy]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6PM]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-157 5905tc]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 sports]


Another young race car driver was killed today at Indianapolis. There is no video of the actual crash and that's a good thing.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN; :00]

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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[S-Boone]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-154 5241TC]
[GRAPHIC=SALEM HALL OF FAME]

The temperatures will be taking a dive tonight and that means it's time to start thinking about the annual Salem-Roanoke Baseball hall of fame banquet. This year's 13th annual event doesn't take place until February 8th,
[GRAPHIC=BOB BOONE]

but this afternoon the hall's president Posey Oyler announced that Bob Boone will be the event's guest speaker. Boone played 19 seasons in the major leagues as a catcher going to the all-star game four times and winning the world series with the Phillies in 1980. Two of his sons - Bret and Aaron play in the majors right now.
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[VO NAT ENG#]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL/Last Night - FOX; :00]

Last night Aaron, who beat the Red Sox last week with his walk-off homer against Tim Wakefield hit this solo shot in the 9th inning off of Chad Fox as the Yanks beat the Marlins 6-to-1 in game 3. The Yankees lead the series 2 games to 1.
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[ANCHOR=MIKE]

[GRAPHIC-WORLD SERIES] Tonight, Roger Clemens faces Carl Pavano.

[Tinker-Day]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-32 TC1:58:37]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It's one of the longest standing traditions at Hollins University.
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[VO-NAT :24+]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

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. (------------)