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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up on News 7-
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A Virginia mother is dead and her 13 year old son is missing. Police want help finding him.
Why an explosion on the sun could affect everything from satellites to radar.
And a 2 million dollar birthday bash on tape- brought out today in the trial against Tyco's former boss.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[VO-NAT]


A teenage boy is missing, his mother found murdered.
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[ANCHOR =JEan]
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[Missing-Boy]


[ANCHOR=JEan]
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Police in the Richmond area say a missing 13 year old boy may be in extreme danger.
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[VO-NAT]


Chesterfield County police say Marquis Jobes may have been abducted by his mother's boyfriend.
[SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co.]


Her body was discovered in their home Saturday morning.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Our concern now]

((MAJ. JIM BOURQUE/CHESTERFIELD CO. POLICE DEPARTMENT; OUR CONCERN NOW IS THAT BECAUSE OF CONNECTIONS WITH ORGANIZED CRIME BY THE RESIDENTS OF THE HOME THAT THE BOY MIGHT BE IN JEOPARDY.))
[SUPER=01-Maj. Jim Bourque/Chesterfield Co. Police Department; ]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=might be in jeopardy.]
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[VO-NAT]


Police say 29-year old Anthony Rankine is wanted for questioning in connection with the boy's disappearance.
Rankine lived in the home with the boy's mother is suspected of having ties to international crime groups.
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[Civic-Center]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jus]
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[GRAPHIC=Alchohol Sales]


It generated a lot of controversy but was granted months ago.
Only now though months later is the Roanoke Civic Center ready to begin using its expanded alcohol license. [***NEWS 7 @ 11 IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


Justin McLeod is here now to tell us why. Justin?
Jean, it's been a case of one delay after another.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@justin1]


The Civic Center could have started selling more beer and wine last June but city leaders first wanted to get all their ducks in a row.
It feels it has done just that and the new license will be used as early as Saturday.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Lauren Coulter/Express Fan; :11]
[SUPER=01-Mina Boyd/Director of Civic Facilities; :32]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Mark Washington/Hollins Road Baptist Church; 1:20]
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[OUT Q=TAKEN VERY SERIOUSLY]

((((NAT SOUND OF WORKERS POURING BEER))
You can already buy beer at sporting events like Roanoke Express games.
Beginning this weekend, you can also purchase wine.
[SOT 14:24:45]
[IN Q=I think it is really]

((LAUREN COULTER/EXPRESS FAN: I THINK IT IS REALLY COOL THAT THEY ARE DOING THAT NOW AND IF I HAD THE CHANCE I WOULD GET A GLASS OF WINE AND DRINK IT.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=wine and drink it]


The Civic Center hopes there are more just like her.
City leaders believe expanded alcohol sales will bring in additional revenue and more events to the area.
After a lengthy process, the A-B-C granted the new license back in June but only now is the Civic Center ready to use it.
[SOT 14:18:18]
[IN Q=We have gone]

((MINA BOYD/DIRECTOR OF CIVIC FACILITIES: WE HAVE GONE THROUGH THIS WITH THE CITY ATTORNEY, WE HAVE ALSO TALKED TO THE CIVIC CENTER COMMISSION AND WE'VE ALSO HAD THE ABC COMMISSION REVIEW EVERYTHING THAT WE HAVE.)) [Runs12]
[OUT Q=that we have]


That led to a new 20 page alcohol policy.
Some of it however is carried over from the old license.
For example, you will still have to show an I.D, then wear a bracelet and will be limited to just three cups of beer or wine.
The Civic Center plans to use the expanded license at concerts and Broadway shows.
[SOT 14:17:53]
[IN Q=Any of the family]

((MINA BOYD/DIRECTOR OF CIVIC FACILITIES: ANY OF THE FAMILY SHOWS THAT ARE STRICTLY CHILDREN RELATED WE WILL NOT DO IT.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=will not do it]


That's exactly what opponents want to avoid.
Area churches continue to fight the expanded license believing it will ruin the family atmosphere and lead to alcohol related problems.
[SOT 14:19:05]
[IN Q=Some of the concerns]

((REV. MARK WASHINGTON/HOLLINS ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH: SOME OF THE CONCERNS WE HAVE ARE FOLKS LEAVING THE CIVIC CENTER UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, HAVING WRECKS AND PEOPLE BEING KILLED. I THINK THOSE ARE ISSUES THAT SHOULD BE TAKEN VERY SERIOUSLY.)) [Runs11]
[OUT Q=taken very seriously] ))
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[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]


It is because of that opponents are appealing the A-B-C Boards decision in circuit court.
They hope to get it on the docket as early as next month but concede it may be the first of the year.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


Jean, before the Civic Center begins using the expanded license this weekend all of its full-time staff will review the new policy at a meeting scheduled for Thursday night.

[Covington]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Radford University's president is defending himself against criticism from his faculty.
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[SUPER=03-Radford/October 9;]


Earlier this month, Radford's faculty senate passed a resolution criticizing President Douglas Covington's style of governing.
Some professors believe Covington makes important decisions without input from the faculty.
Covington says he takes their request for a bigger say seriously.
BUT he adds it is his job to have the last word.
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[SOT 13:03:50]
[IN Q=THE PRESIDENT CAN'T ABDICATE]

((DOUGLAS COVINGTON/RADFORD UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT: THE PRESIDENT CAN'T ABDICATE HIS RESPONSIBILITY FOR MAKING THE FINAL ADMINISTRATIVE DECISIONS IF HE'S GOING TO BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE. IF HE ALLOWS THAT AUTHORITY TO BE USURPED OR IF HE ABDICATES THAT AUTHORITY THEN HE'S DONE THE UNIVERSITY A DISSERVICE.))
[SUPER=01-Douglas Covington/Radford University President]
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[OUT Q=HE'S DONE THE UNIVERSITY A DISSERVICE.]
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[VO-NAT]


Covington also says he thinks most of his decisions have been good for the university.
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[Child-Abuse]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Meanwhile, R-U is helping to establish a child advocacy center.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford]


The center's designed to make child abuse and neglect cases less traumatic for children.
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[SOT9:45:11]
[IN Q=It will be required for the child]

((MARTHA RABY/THE CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTER; IT WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THE CHILD TO BE INTERVIEWED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AND SOCIAL SERVICES. BY THEM DOING IT AS TEAM IN A CHILD FRIENDLY SETTING, THEN IT CUTS DOWN THE NUMBER OF TIMES A CHILD HAS TO TELL THEIR STORY OR RETELL THEIR STORY))
[SUPER=01-Martha Raby/The Children's Advocacy Center]
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[OUT Q=their story or retell their story]
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[VO-NAT]


The room is also equipped with hidden cameras and a microphone --so that a child's interview can be recorded without
his or her knowledge.
Radford's Assistant Commonwealth Attorney hopes this will make it easier to prosecute crimes against kids.
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[SOT 9:49:47]
[IN Q=This will serve as a tool]

((CHRIS REHAK/RADFORD ASST. COMMONWEALTH ATTORNEY; THIS WILL SERVES AS A TOOL FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AND THE PROSECUTORS SO THE INTERVIEWED IS DONE ONCE AND IT'S DONE RIGHT AND WHAT WE AVOID HAVE THE INTERVIEW DONE RIGHT WE LIMIT THE POSSIBILITY THAT THE CHILDREN'S CREDIBILITY CAN BE CALLED INTO QUESTION ))
[SUPER=01-Chris Rehak/Radford Asst. Commonwealth Attorney; ]
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[OUT Q=can be called into question]
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[VO-NAT]


The Children's Advocacy Center is located at Radford University.
Officials have access to it 24 hours a day.
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[Ca-Wildfires]


[ANCHOR=JEan]
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[WRITER=jja]
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The fight is on to put out the huge wildfires in the West- and the search is on for the person who may have started at least one of the fires.
Authorities have released a composite sketch-
Already the fires have destroyed 15 thousand homes and now one blaze is racing toward two resort communities- where as Drew Levinson reports, thousands have evacuated.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-San Bernardino Co., CA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kris Cook/Big Bear Resident; :14]
[SUPER=01-Kelly Zombro/CA Department of Forestry; :40]
[SUPER=01-John Borneman/Homeowner; 1:01]
[Super=@Levinson1; 1:15]
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[OUT Q=San Bernardino County, California]

((IN SAN BERNARDINO, THE FIRES CONTINUED TO RAGE AS THEY RACED TOWARD THE RESORT COMMUNITIES OF LAKE ARROWHEAD AND BIG BEAR. THOUSANDS HAVE EVACUATED. OWNERS TOOK WITH THEM THEIR BELONGINGS -- AND THEIR CONCERNS. KRIS COOK/BIG BEAR RESIDENT: We have so many trees on our property -- I don't know. CREWS NOW HOPE BACKFIRES WILL PREVENT THE BLAZE FROM JUMPING OVER ROADS-- AND CAUSING EVEN MORE DAMAGE. AND NOW AUTHORITIES ARE LOOKING FOR THE PEOPLE RESPONSIBLE FOR STARTING THIS FIRE. THEY'VE RELEASED A COMPOSITE SKETCH OF ONE MAN THEY SAY WAS SEEN THROWING FLAMING OBJECTS FROM A VAN. SOUTH OF HERE -- IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY -- THOUSANDS OF FIREFIGHTERS ARE BURNT OUT. KELLY ZOMBRO/CALIFORNIA DEPT. OF FORESTRY: "We've got resources out there on their third day now, that still have had no sleep, no meals, no nothing." EXHAUSTED CREWMEMBERS ARE BEING PULLED OFF THE FIRE LINES. BUT THEY WILL NEED TO RE-ENERGIZE FOR THE CHALLENGE AHEAD.
TWO AREA WILDFIRES COULD SOON MERGE -- BECOMING AN EVEN BIGGER THREAT TO HOMES. RESIDENTS WORRY THERE AREN'T ENOUGH RESOURCES TO FIGHT THE FLAMES. JOHN BORNEMAN/HOMEOWNER: Man it's almost too little, too late. You've wiped out half the county of San Diego without our equipment here. This should never happen. HUNDREDS OF EXPENSIVE HOMES HAVE ALREADY BEEN DEVOURED. It's really vile. You might not even want to come home. ...LOOKING AHEAD TO TOMORROW DREW LEVINSON, CBS NEWS, SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA.))

[Napster]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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Teenagers may soon start paying to get music off the Internet site Napster. And Napster is trying to make it as easy as possible.
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[VO-NAT]


The revamped online music service plans to offer prepaid cards at retail stores- that'll allow teens without credit cards to buy music on the Napster website.
The cards will be on sale at major electronics and drug stores beginning next week.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=None]


Napster is officially re-entering the music download arena, with many competitors already waiting including Apple computer's I-tunes music store.
[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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It may be too late to stop a proposed methadone clinic, but Roanoke County is tightening up the rules on drug treatment facilities.
That's next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus huge explosions on the sun may mean trouble here on earth tomorrow.
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[Sports-preview]


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[Methadone-Clinic]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-48 TC11:40]
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The Roanoke County supervisors have approved a zoning change that should prevent drug treatment programs from locating in residential areas.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The zoning amendment was prompted by the recent controversy surrounding plans for a methadone clinic.
But the change will NOT affect that proposal, because the new provision cannot be applied retroactively.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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In the future, outpatient mental health and substance abuse centers will be allowed only in commercial districts, and only with a special use permit.

[Boone]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=khu]
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[SS=Cecil Knox]

While the jury deliberates the fate of pain specialist Doctor Cecil Knox, we get an inside view of the case from co-defendant Beverly Boone.
[SS=Beverly Boone]


Keith Humphry sat down with the woman in charge of Knox's office.
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[IN Q=The government's case]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Beverly Boone/Dr. Knox's Office Manager; :14]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski/File Tape; :28]
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[OUT Q=KH, News 7.]

(( The government's case against Dr. Knox focuses on 31 patient charts. Seven of those patients died... people such as Don Boyer whose cause of death was determined to be "methadone toxicity." [18:29:35] ((PATIENTS DIE. AND SOME OF THESE, THE TESTIMONY HAS BEEN, THEY ABUSED THE MEDICATION AND OVERDOSED THEMSELVES, NOT BY THE PRESCRIPTIONS, DIRECTIONS THAT DR. KNOX WAS PRESCRIBING.)) [RUNS:13] Law enforcement officers in the Pulaski area had begun noticing Knox's name kept coming up among those suspected of diverting legitimate OxyContin prescriptions. So many reports of stolen pill bottles came in, police quit taking such reports. Police said they called Knox's office to alert him to the problem but never heard back from him. [18:33:55] ((THERE MAY HAVE BEEN PHONE CALLS THAT DIDN'T CONNECT, BUT WE HAD A LOT OF CONTACT WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT.)) [RUNS:04] Accounts of Knox patients diverting drugs helped fuel a search of the doctor's office in June, 2001. [18:24:45] ((THEY BARGED THROUGH THE DOORS, GUNS DRAWN, YELLING AND SCREAMING. FLAK JACKETS ON. I THOUGHT I WAS GOING TO DIE. Agent Wardlow said he was dressed in a suit. NO HE WASN'T. HE HAD A FLAK JACKET ON, AND I HAVE VIDEO OF THAT.)) [RUNS:20] Boone says the agents assured her that Dr. Knox was the focus of the investigation and no one else. No arrests were made. Seven months later federal agents arrived, armed with another search warrant the day Knox was indicted along with four others in the office. [18:26:50] ((SO THE RAID IN FEBRUARY WAS FOR CHARTS. IT COINCIDED WITH THE INDICTMENT, ARRESTS FOR THEATRICS, I THINK.)) [RUNS:12] Magistrate Judge Glen Conrad agreed to shut down the practice. At least one patient took his own life, as a result. [18:32:38] ((AND DR. KNOX HAD SPOKEN WITH THIS EX- PATIENT TWO DAYS BEFORE HE DIED, AND HE COMMITTED SUICIDE BECAUSE HE COULD NOT GET THE PROPER PAIN CONTROL.)) [RUNS09] Keith Humphry, News 7))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=NOne]

It may- -or may not- -be an indication of how long the jury expects to be out, but the jurors asked the judge today if they could leave early on Wednesdays.

[Tyco-Tape]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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A videotape of a lavish party- is meant to show a Tyco executive's lavish lifestyle.
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[VO-NAT 25]


Jurors in the trial against the former Tyco CEO saw video of the party Dennis Kozlowski threw for his wife three years ago.
He hosted a two million dollar birthday bash on the Mediterranean island of Sardina- with prosecutors saying Tyco paid at least half the tab- that tab included flying in Jimmy Buffett to perform and hiring scantily clad models to feed grapes to guests.
The racier parts of the video are edited out.
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[IN Q=]

((JOHN COFFEE/COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR: ULTIMATELY FOR THE JURY, THE QUESTION IS DID TYCO HAVE ANY REAL BUSINESS PURPOSE IN PAYING FOR THE CEO'S WIFE'S BIRTHDAY PARTY ON SARDINA. AND I THINK MOST JURORS ARE GOING TO HAVE A HARD TIME BUYING THAT ON FACE VALUE.))
[SUPER=01-John Coffee/Columbia University Professor;]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=ON FACE VALUE.]
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[VO-NAT 07 plus pad]


Kozlowski and Mark Swartz, the former Tyco Financial officer are both charged with looting the company of 600 million dollars.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]


An old minister's home is giving way to make room for a new church.
We'll show you next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus 25 cents a paycheck pays big dividends for 15 school cooks when they hit the Powerball jackpot.
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[Commercial]

[Guildhall]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=03-44 TC26:16]
[GRAPHIC=None]

The landscape of Northwest Roanoke will be changing along with the demolition of an historic home.
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[VO-NAT :30]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;]

"Guildhall" was built in 1882 by Reverend D-C Moomaw and his wife. The stately mansion has stood on Cove Road overlooking Hershberger Road ever since although it's been unoccupied for decades. Now, a salvage company is stripping the house in preparation for a demolition crew. The Pastor of the Garden of Prayer church which owns Guildhall, says as much as he would love to renovate the building, doing so is unrealistic. The church will build a sanctuary and gymnasium in its place.
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[Solar-Flare]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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A powerful solar storm is headed to Earth- one that is 100 times more powerful than one that hit last week.
The storm could disrupt satellite systems, navigation systems, radar and some pagers.
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[Vo-Nat]
[Super=04-NASA]


It could also cause fluctuations in the nation's electric power grid.
This is why-- A solar explosion is causing a solar storm that's supposed to hit around noon eastern tomorrow.
The Sun released the third most powerful solar flare observed since scientists began tracking them in the 1970's.
The flare or explosion is followed by the release of energetic particles headed directly toward earth.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
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Express highlights, the NBDL Roanoke Dazzle now has two former UVa stars, the NBA opens the season and the Hokies seem confident against the Hurricanes but first our Extra Point -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/This Season; :00]

Tech center Jake Grove, already an all-American, has been named one of 12 semi-finalists for the Lombardi Award. Grove has graded out at 91 percent this season with 24 knockdown blocks. He'll know by November 11th - if he makes the final four in the balloting.
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[OUTCUE=last score."]
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[S-Holland]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
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Northside senior defensive end Brandon Holland verbally committed to Virginia Tech tonight. Holland told Tech assistant coach Kevin Rogers, his recruiting coordinator of his decision.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]

The 6 foot 6, 266 pound lineman has racked up 92 tackles and 6 and a half sacks over the last two seasons. He has 22 tackles and one sack this season. He will accept a full ride from the Hokies to play defensive end. Holland chose Tech over Clemson and West Virginia.
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[SUPER=01-Brandon Holland/Verbally Commits to Va. Tech; :00]
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[OUT Q=....nice up there"]
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[S-Hokies]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-158 10405TC]
[GRAPHIC=Tech vs. Miami]

The Hokies have a shot at redemption this Saturday night when they host the second ranked Miami Hurricanes at Lane Stadium. Mike Stevens sas, depsite a tough loss to West Virginia, Tech remains confident.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Morgantown, WV/Last Wednesday; :00]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/5 & 7 Against Miami; :14]
[SUPER=@mike1; :34]
[SUPER=01-Ernest Wilford/28 Catches This Season; :53]
[SUPER=01-Jake Grove/Va. Tech Senior Center; 1:11]
[SUPER=03-Tallahassee, FL/Miami In White; 1:22]
[SUPER=01-DeAngelo Hall/VT Cornerback & Receiver; 1:36]
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[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-152 1:24:46]
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The 1 and 3 Express welcomed the Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies to the Roanoke Civic Center tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Boardwalk Bullies vs. Express; :00]


Roanoke was looking for revenge after the Bullies blanked Roanoke 3-nothing last week.
These two teams love each other as the Express's David Silverstone and Piere-Luc Sleigher drop the gloves for a few love taps.
In the first period, Roanoke's Duncan Dalmao rips rope from the left side of the net with slap shot and the [SUPER=

34-Atlantic City/4/Roanoke/2;]Express goes up 1-zip.
Later in the first, Atlantic City's Sam Paolini takes the pass from center ice and come in one on one with Jason Wolfe and buries it, Bullies win 4-2.
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[S-Dazzle]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-151 1:19:09]
[GRAPHIC=Dazzle]


Curtis Staples was named as an allocated player for the Roanoke Dazzle today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00]


The former Virginia Cavalier left UVa the all time NCAA leader in three pointers made with 413 over four years. Staples played in Italy some of last year and ended the year with the NBDL's Huntsville Flight.
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[anchor=steve]
[graphic=dazzle]


The Dazzle now has two former Wahoos. Guard Adam Hall is the other allocated player. The Dazzle opens the season November 30th.

[S-Spurs]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-159 1:19:28]
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Three NBA games tipped off tonight. We start with the world champs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Antonio, TX/TNT; :00]


The San Antonio Spurs proudly hoisted their 2003 NBA championship banner before the game with the Phoenix Suns.
Tim Duncan and his team started slow, his hoop here made it 16-4 Suns. Duncan finished with 24 points and 12 rebounds on the night.
Former Oak Hill Academy star Ron Mercer flies through the lane and floats to the iron for this bucket, he joined [S
UPER=32-Phoenix/82/San Antonio/83;]Robert Horry from the Lakers as two new Spurs.


Shawn Marion benefits from a San Antonio turnover, finishing at the other end with the two handed jam.
Stephon Marbury had 18 first half points including this rainbow J. But the Spurs win 83-82.
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[Lottery-Winners]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]
Some Minnesota lunch ladies struck it rich by pooling their pocket change.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Holdingford, MN;]
15 cooks and one custodian at a Minnesota school went in together buying a powerball ticket worth 95 million dollars.


Their winnings were made possible by a pay- day tradition that started 13 years ago.
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[SOT :45 seconds in]
[IN Q=We'd just throw a]

((WE'D JUST THROW A QUARTER IN EVERY PAY DAY. WE'D GET PAID TWICE A MONTH AND WE'D EACH THROW A QUARTER IN AND THAT BUYS US FOUR TICKETS OVER TWO WEEKS.)) [*NO SUPER*]
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[OUT Q=over two weeks]
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[VO-NAT]

All except one reported to work the day after winning. (------------)