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Coming up on News 7-
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Is this really going on around here. The latest fight over cockfighting.
A jury says its deadlocked on some charges against a Roanoke pain doctor. and from legendary rock star to Dad yet again- Paul McCartney and his wife are parents.
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Plus the Halloween Forecast- news 7 is Next.

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((JOHN GOODWIN/THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES: THEY TRY TO KEEP THESE OUT OF THE PUBLIC LIGHT BECAUSE THEY KNOW HOW THE PUBLIC FEELS ABOUT CRUELTY TO ANIMALS BUT THEY ARE DEFINITELY THERE.))
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[OUT Q=are definitely there]
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It may be a surprise to many, but this is apparently going on in our area.
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[Animal-Fight]


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Some say it the cruelest thing you can do to an animal but it apparently happens often in Virginia.
We're talking about cockfighting.
Now the Humane Society of the United States wants to do something about it. [***NEWS 7 @ 11 IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


Justin McLeod has more on what it plans to do. Justin?
Jean, southwest Virginia may play a pivotal role in whether this stays or goes.
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Cockfighting is banned in most states, Virginia is not one of them.
It is a practice where spectators watch as animals usually birds tear each other apart.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The Humane Society of the United States held an informational meeting tonight at the Hollins library.
The group is drumming up support for the Animal Fighting Prohibition Enforcement Act.
[SUPER=04-Humane Society Video; HOT CHANGE TO INTERVIEW SUPER ]


It is legislation that would turn cockfighting, some of which you see here, from a misdemeanor to a felony.
The group is targeting Southwest Virginia for a specific reason.
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((JOHN GOODWIN/HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES: COCK FIGHTS AND DOG FIGHTS ARE A VERY SERIOUS CRUELTY ISSUES. KNIVES ARE ATTACHED TO THE HEELS OF THESE BIRDS AND THEY SUFFER VERY SERIOUS INJURIES AND WE ARE IN ROANOKE BECAUSE CONGRESSMAN BOB GOODLATTE FROM THIS AREA IS IN A POSITION WHERE WE CAN REALLY HELP ADVANCE LEGISLATION IN THE CONGRESS THAT WOULD PUT IN TEETH IN ANIMAL FIGHTING LAWS.))
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The group believes Congressman Goodlatte can help because he is currently the chairman of the House Agriculture committee.
[SUPER=04-Humane Society Video; ]


He could be instrumental in deciding whether the bill leaves committee for a full vote on the House floor.
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The Humane Society says there are a few known cockfighting pits in Virginia, including one in Danville.
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Jean, as we mentioned cockfighting is not illegal here in Virginia it is however against the law to gamble at such events.

[Roanoke-Ax]


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An accident in Roanoke currently has parts of Peters Creek Road shut down.
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Two people were injured around eight o'clock when a car crashed into a light pole at Peters Creek and Frontage Roads near the 581 overpass.
One person had to be extricated from their vehicle and was later taken to the hospital.
Power lines are covering both lanes of traffic on Peters Creek Road.
Because of that, traffic is being re-directed and police expect delays past midnight.
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[Knox]


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The jury in Dr. Cecil Knox's case is deadlocked on the racketeering and fraud charges against the Roanoke pain specialist.
Around two this afternoon the jury foreperson sent the judge a note, indicating the jury could not reach a unanimous decision on those issues but had settled the drug distribution charges.
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One of the attorneys moved for a mis-trial.
But the judge asked the jury to go back and try again to reach a verdict on all counts.
The jurors agreed to come back tomorrow- it will be their SIXTH day of deliberations.
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((DAVID DAMICO/BILL JAMES' ATTORNEY; THEY MAY DELIBERATE FOR A LONG TIME TOMORROW. THEY MAY COME BACK AND SAY, "WE ALREADY TOLD YOU WE'RE HUNG. AND WE'RE DONE."))
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[V/O-NAT]
The jury could not settle on a verdict on any of the five charges against Damico's Client, Bill James.
Fifty counts against Office Manager Bev Boone WERE resolved.
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No one- -outside the jury room- -knows whether the verdicts the jury did reach are "guilty" or "not guilty."
If the jury cannot reach a unanimous decision, the judge may have no choice but to declare a mistrial.
It's up to the U-S Attorney's office whether to try the case again.

[Tech-Diet]


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Low fat versus Low Carb -- Virginia Tech is weighing in on diet debate.
As Joy Sutton tells us, researchers are studying more than just weight loss results.
They're also are looking at other health factors to determine the safety of both diets.
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(( Regular bone density screenings are just one of the tests Linda Caudill and other participants must undergo. Researchers want to know how different diets affect things such as bone health and body composition.
They're also looking at how Atkins and low fat diets impact the risk of disease.
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((DIET MIGHT BE ABLE TO INFLUENCE THESE PROBLEMS AND WE THINK THEY'RE MIGHT BE A DIFFERENCE IN THE COMPOSITION OF THE DIET. HOW MUCH PROTEIN, CARBS, DIFFERENT NUTRIENTS YOU CONSUME)) [RUNS11]
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Researcher's aren't the only ones learning. Participants have weekly support meetings to learn about proper nutrition.
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((I WANTED TO BE ON SOME TYPE OF MONITORED PROGRAM, A PROGRAM THAT WOULD MONITOR MY HEALTH AND ALSO OF COURSE WEIGHT LOSS. IT WAS ALSO A WAY TO GIVE BACK I'M OFFERING DATA BACK TO SCIENCE)) [RUNS12]
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((MY GOAL WAS TO LOSE 20 POUNDS AND I'M HALF THE WAY THERE AND I FEEL GREAT AND I HAVE LOST OF OF ENERGY AND FOR THE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY LIFE I FEEL IN CONTROL OF WHAT I'M PUTTING IN MY BODY)) [RUNS12]
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And with many Americans searching for the best weight loss plan -- Virginia Tech researchers are hoping give them some health advice.
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((THIS WE SEE JUST AS THE PILOT STUDY WHICH WILL BE A KICKOFF FOR FUTURE WORK THAT WILL EXPAND OUR UNDERSTANDING OF HOW DIETS INFLUENCE OUR HEALTH AND WHICH DIETS ARE THE SAFEST AND THE BEST FOR OUR HEALTH)) [RUNS14]
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There are still six more weeks left in the study. Tech researchers hopes to have the results published in a nutritional journal.
Joy Sutton, News 7.))

[Goodman]


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The New River Valley has a new leader and it's a familiar face.
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The town manager of Vinton is leaving to become Montgomery County's new administrator.
Clayton Goodman is a native of Christiansburg and a graduate of Virginia Tech.
He was also once the county's assistant administrator.
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((CLAYTON GOODMAN/NEW MONTGOMERY CO. ADMINISTRATOR: LIKE MY WIFE AND I TALKED ABOUT WE'RE COMING BACK FULL CIRCLE. WE STARTED OUT BACK HERE AT LONG TIME AGO AND LOOK FORWARD TO COME BACK TO THE COMMUNITY.))
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Goodman's first day on the job will be December first.
He replaces Jeffrey Johnson who will retire at the end of the year.
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[Bedford-Supervisors]


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Time is running out to be a part of Bedford County's government.
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The deadline for residents to submit their names to become the next Supervisor for the Smith Mountain Lake area is tomorrow at 5 PM.
The opening came after Kirby Richardson's resignation earlier this month.
He is the Supervisor who was indicted for allegedly forging V-Dot public documents.
So far, eleven people have submitted their names to serve for a one year term.
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The Board of Supervisors plans to interview the candidates next Wednesday and then appoint someone at its November 13th meeting.
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It's what they've been hoping for... cooler, damper weather.
But California firefighters say there's still a long way to go.
An update on the fires...
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and a story of survival for one little dog named, appropriately enough, Cinder.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, Pete Gillen names his team captains. The Big East women meet the media in New Jersey, and Eric Green talks about some bad Miami memories. Plus, the Biletnikoff award winners are announced, and the Hokies will get familiar with two of them in the next two games. All that

and more on the way in sports.))[Wildfires]


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Not fog, not rain, not even cooler temperatures can stop the huge wildfires from raging in California.
Seven major fires are burning tonight-
Some new numbers tonight- 26 hundred homes have now been destroyed- 730 thousand acres blackened.
As Elizabeth Sanchez reports, California's governor elect got an aerial view of the destruction.
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(( Dense fog and rain brought promise to thousands of firefighters on the fire line. But with flames still on the move crews fought to save more homes. RENEE McCORMICK/U.S. FOREST SERVICE: "We're still prepping homes and we're still into areas where we can get a handle on it. Somewhere we gotta figure out where we're stopping it." In San Diego County, Firefighters are taking down dry trees. And in San Bernardino, officials are trying to prevent further destruction to resort towns. All across Southern California, close to 3-thousand homes have been lost. Elizabeth Sanchez/Reporting: Throughout the fire ravaged areas homeowners continue to find refuge in already overcrowded evacuation centers. They're arriving day and night. And on Thursday, they welcomed a famous visitor. Governor-elect Arnold Schwarzenegger met with firefighters, and he promised the White House would deliver on its promise to provide California residents with much-needed aid. GOV.-ELECT ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER/(R) CALIFORNIA:
Others less well-known are also reaching out. One man, gave 20 dollar bills to evacuees. A small, but kind offering to those now facing a costly problem. Elizabeth Sanchez, CBS News, san Bernardino.))

[Cinder-Dog]


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Amid all the destruction in California, a story of survival- of a dog who's actually named Cinder.
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Cinder's owners were out of town and their neighbors were taking care of the dog. When the order came to evacuate the dog was no where to be found.. so they had to leave without him.
But the owner's sister saw Cinder on TV and called in to find out the dog was still alive.
350 homes were destroyed in the area where the dog's family lived, but somehow Cinder made it out alive.
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[Garage-Collapse]


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A second collapse could happen at a New Jersey parking garage- Emergency workers say it's a real fear.
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Workers are at the site searching for one missing person after a five story section collapsed today-
Three people are dead, 20 are injured and at least one person is missing.
The garage section that collapsed was under construction.
It is part of the new 245 million dollar expansion at the Tropicana Casino and resort.
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[Capitol-Gun]


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Officials in Washington D-C say a security breach today might prompt some changes on Capitol Hill.
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Police stormed a congressional office building in search of a man they believed was carrying a gun. That man turned out to be two female staffers for an Illinois Congressman. The gun was a toy used as part of a Halloween costume.
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((TERENCE GAINER/CAPITOL POLICE CHIEF-THE PARTIES PICKED THEM UP AND LEFT. AND THE OFFICER IMMEDIATELY NOTICED SOMETHING ON THE X-RAY SOMETHING THAT LOOKED LIKE A WEAPON, AND THAT BEGAN A PROCESS OF TRYING TO DISCERN WHO THAT WAS))
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A process that included clearing members of congress into the streets while police searched room by room. Police say they will look at current security issues like slowing down the X-Ray machine -- and lawmakers will consider whether toys guns should be allowed into the buildings at all.
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[Rosie]


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Rosie O'Donnell is blaming the publisher for the failure of her self titled magazine. The publisher blames her.
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Today they took that argument to court. A lawyer for the publisher says O'Donnell "walked away from the magazine" costing more than 100 people their jobs and the publisher millions of dollars. Her lawyer say she did nothing wrong because the publisher broke a deal giving her editorial control.
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((ROSIE O'DONNELL; THEY SAID NO...WE WANT YOUR NAME WITHOUT YOU AND WE WANT TO HAVE TOTAL CONTROL OVER IT. AND I SAID WELL NOW......IS THAT FAIR BOYS.))
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The ill fated "Rosie" magazine replaced McCall's. The publisher, Gruner and Jahr, is suing for 100 million dollars -- O'Donnell is counter suing for 125 million.
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[Bonsack-Homes]


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A Roanoke County school board member says he and others are trying to work out a solution to a boundary issue near Bonsack.
Mike Stovall says he believes officials will find a way to keep several students in the schools they've been attending.
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[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.]


15 families on Hill Drive have paid Roanoke County taxes and received Roanoke County services for years, but they recently discovered they actually live in Botetourt.
Eight school age children will have to switch schools in January of 2005, unless officials come up with a compromise.
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Stovall and other officials will meet with residents of the neighborhood this weekend. And he says he hopes to have a plan that will resolve the issue by November 18th.
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It's not Sleepy Hollow, but Buena Vista that's going headless this Halloween.
We'll explain when News 7 returns.
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Plus it was once standard issue for travelers to places like Transylvania.
Now this "vampire kit" is fetching thousands of dollars.
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[Commercial]

[Beatle-Baby]


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A real Beatle Baby is born.
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Paul McCartney and wife Heather Mills are the proud parents of a baby girl.
Beatrice Milly was born three weeks early at seven pounds.
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((CLAIRE HORNICK/HOSPITAL SPOKESWOMAN: PAUL AND HEATHER ARE ECSTATIC THEY'RE LITTLE BABY IS A BEAUTY THEY COULD NOT BE PROUDER.))
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McCartney is 61-with three children, a step daughter and two grandkids.
His wife, Heather is 35.
Both Mom and baby are said to be doing well.
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[BV-Heads]


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Halloween isn't until tomorrow, but heads are rolling down the streets of Buena Vista.
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[SUPER=03-Buena Vista;]

The giant busts of Abraham Lincoln, William Henry Harrison, and Zachary Taylor were cut into parts, and loaded on a truck bound for the Williamsburg area. The statues were temporarily placed in Buena Vista three years ago while the zoning issues for the Presidents' Park in York County could be ironed out. Developers of that park say they hope to have ALL 42 busts in place this weekend, and open the attraction early next year.
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[S-Extra]


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Coming up, hoops news on the Cavaliers and Lady Hokies, a look at the week ten high school football slate, and Tech's Eric Green hopes to erase some bad Miami memories, but first tonight's extra point,
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[SUPER=04-NCAA; :00]


speaking of the Canes, tight end Kellen Winslow has been named as one of 10 semifinalists for the Biletnikoff Award which goes to the nation's top receiver. Joining Winslow on the list are Pitt's Larry Fitzgerald who the Hokies will see next weekend, and Jerricho Cotchery of NC State, which battles UVA in Raleigh Saturday.
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The University of Virginia struggled mightily with leadership issues on the basketball floor last season. Pete Gillen hopes to avoid similar problems this season and today he named his captains for the upcoming year.
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[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/2002-03 Season; :00]


It's a trio of guards starting with sharpshooter Todd Billet who averaged 13.5 points per game last season. Majestic Mapp, who played in 18 of the Cavs final 20 games after missing two seasons with knee injuries is another captain, along with Devin Smith, who was 8th in the ACC in 3 point accuracy last season. Virginia's first exhibition game is November 11th.
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[S-Women]


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Geno Auriemma and the Lady Huskies from UConn find themselves as the favorite to win the Big East again.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Newark, NJ; :00]


Today the Virginia Tech Hokies were selected to finish 4th in the league. Bonnie Henrickson has mixed emotions about Tech's last hurrah in the conference.
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Tech's Ieva Kublina was a preseason all conference selection.

[S-FFE]


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Halloween night means week number 10 of Friday Football Extra. Here is a complete look at the spooky schedule for tomorrow.
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[S-Green]


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Perhaps no one in the Hokie nation is looking forward to this Saturday night's game with Miami more than Hokie senior defensive back Eric Green. During his freshman season in 2000 - Green was thrust into the starting lineup and asked to cover all-American Santana Moss. It's a day Green will never forget.
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Green did get a measure of revenge two years ago against Miami when he blocked this punt that was picked up and returned for a touchdown.
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[S-Wayne]


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Longtime local Roanoke Valley baseball booster Wayne LaPierre passed away today. LaPierre started sandlot programs in Garden City and was one of the founders of the Salem Roanoke Hall of Fame. He was also active in the Kiwanis Club and the American Legion.


[S-Express]


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The Roanoke Express begins a huge weekend with tomorrow night's contest at Greenville followed by two straight home games. Coach Tony MacAulay hopes the three games in as many days helps his team get well in a hurry after a 1 and 4 start to the season.
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[Vampire-Kit]


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Just in time for Halloween- a kit meant to kill vampires.
It sold at auction today for 12 thousand dollars.
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[SUPER=03-New York, NY]


The kit comes complete with a wooden stake, a pistol and ten silver bullets.
The kit is in a walnut box- It also contains a crucifix, a rosary and vessels for garlic powder and various serums.

Sotheby's says some experts believe such kits were commonly available to travelers in Eastern Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Others think the kits were made to cash in on the vampire interest sparked by the 1897 publication of Bram (Br- am) Stoker's Dracula.
An anonymous phone bidder bought the kit. (------------)