[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shannon]

After six weeks of testimony, accusations and evidence, the jury in the Dr. Knox case says it can not reach a dec
ision.
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[VO-NAT :04]

And making headway on a new Virginia park means defacing Buena Vista.
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[Sports-head]


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In sports, the week ten high school football schedule, Steve Mason examines the Matt Schaub-Phillip Rivers matchup, and we'll take
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[VO-NAT]


a trip to the Big East Media Day for Women's Hoops.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


Warm and dry weather will continue through the weekend. The forecast and a look at last night's colorful sky show. Details ahead.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 3-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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[VO-NAT]


A hung jury in the federal case against a Roanoke pain doctor.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]


Good evening, I'm Shannon Young.

[Knox]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#03-44 TC26:55]
[GRAPHIC=Cecil Knox]


The jury in the trial of Doctor Cecil Knox reports it cannot reach a unanimous decision on all counts.
[Double Boxes=Keith and Shannon/Microwave]


Keith Humphry is at the federal courthouse with an explanation.
[Live=Keith Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Keith1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]
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(Rollcue: judge said in his allen charge.)
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[SUPER=01-David Damico/Bill James' Attorney;]
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[OUT Q=have to make.]
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[Isabel-costs]


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[TAPE#=03-47 TC18:40]
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The bills from hurricane Isabel continue to mount.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file]


The state's damage estimate is now up to one-point-six billion dollars.
Officials expect the final tally to be higher.
They are still awaiting reports from about 10 percent of the affected localities.
The estimate includes storm damage to private and public property, but does not include harm to Virginia's tourism industry or losses from businesses that were forced to close.
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[Bonsack-Homes]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-43 TC31:16]
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Officials say they're seeking a solution to a boundary issue near Bonsack.
A member of the Roanoke County School Board says he believes they will find a way to keep students in their Roanoke County classrooms.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]


Fifteen families on Hill Drive pay Roanoke County taxes and receive Roanoke County services, but recently learned their homes are officially located in Botetourt.
Now they're fighting to keep eight children in the schools they've been attending.
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[SOT ]
[IN Q=Put yourself in their shoes]
[SUPER=01-Mike Stovall/Roanoke Co. School Board;]
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[OUT Q=I believe we can work it out.]
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[VO-NAT]


Vinton School Board member Mike Stovall says he and others will meet with residents this weekend. He hopes to have an answer for them by November 18th.
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[BV-Heads]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-40 TC50:16]
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They developed an almost cult-like following in Buena Vista, and attracted countless visitors from across the state.
But now, three three giant presidential busts are bound for their permanent home. Richard Lesko has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista; :00]
[SUPER=01-Scott Dadson/Buena Vista City Manager; :29]
[SUPER=@richard1; :38]
[RUNS=1:25]
[OUT Q=Lesko, News 7, Buena Vista]
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[SOT - 1:28:34]
[IN Q=]

((MAMA! YOU'RE GOING TO MISS IT!)) [RUNS3]
[OUT Q=to miss it.]

It was an emotional farewell that was hard to miss. Although the secret service was nowhere to be seen, three U-S Presidents left Buena Vista in broad daylight. The busts of William Henry Harrison, Zachary Taylor, and Abraham Lincoln have adorned Glen Maury Park in Buena Vista for more than three years, and now are finally heading home to a York County attraction called Presidents Park.
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[SOT 1:13:37]
[IN Q=I think it's...]

((SCOTT DADSON/BUENA VISTA CITY MANAGER; I THINK IT'S SAD TO SEE THEM GO, WE WISH THE PARK IN YORK COUNTY WELL, WISH IT SUCCEEDS, BUT IT'S SAD TO SEE THEM GO. )) [RUNS8]
[OUT Q=to see them go.]
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[SOT -23:25:34]
[IN Q=When the heads...]

((RICHARD LESKO/RLESKO@WDBJ7.COM; NOW WHEN THE HEADS WERE PLACED HERE IN BUENA VISTA THEY WERE ONLY SUPPOSED TO STAY FOR THREE MONTHS. THAT QUICKLY TURNED TO THREE YEARS.)) [RUNS8]
[OUT Q=to three years.]

The proposed park near Williamsburg was mired in zoning issues for years, but now the project is a go. Something many in Southwest Virginia don't want to see.
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[SOT - 37:44]
[IN Q=]

((EDMUND & VIOLA ARNOLD; I THINK THEY'RE GOING TO BE GOOD IN WILLIAMSBURG, BUT I THINK THEY SHOULD HAVE STAYED HERE.))
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[OUT Q=have stayed here.]
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[SOT - 35:20]
[IN Q=We need them...]

((BETHANY UHL; WE NEED THEM BACK HERE AND A FEW MORE.)) [RUNS4]
[OUT Q=a few more.]

Developers in York County say they hope to have all 42 busts in Presidents Park by Saturday, and open the attraction early next year. As for Buena Vista, officials say they don't know what will go in place of the busts, and the city might just quit while it's ahead. Richard Lesko, News 7, Buena Vista.))

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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=NONE]


He may have resigned from the House of Delegates, but Former Speaker Vance Wilkins is not out of politics.
Why some of his fellow Republicans are unhappy with his campaign activities next.
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Plus a man who helped build roads in the New River Valley gets one named in his honor.
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[Sabato-Wilkins]


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Ousted House Speaker Vance Wilkins is back in the election game, but some Republicans don't like the way he's playing it.
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[SUPER=@file]


The Amherst Republican has reported close to 160-thousand dollars in his political action committee and campaign treasury.
But little of that money is going to Republican candidates.
So far this year, Wilkins' PAC has contributed to only four House candidates.
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[SOT 14:55:35]
[IN Q=MANY REPUBLICANS ARE NOT HAPPY]

((LARRY SABATO/POLITICAL ANALYST: MANY REPUBLICANS ARE NOT HAPPY WITH THE FORMER SPEAKER. THEY BELIEVE THAT MONEY HE COLLECTED WHILE HE WAS SPEAKER WAS REALLY BEING GIVEN TO THE REPUBLICAN PARTY AND LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS, NOT TO VANCE WILKINS PERSONALLY AND YET NOW ITS HIS MONEY TO CONTROL.))
[SUPER=01-Larry Sabato/Political Analyst]
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[OUT Q=NOT ITS HIS MONEY TO CONTROL.]
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During the last House election, Wilkins' PAC doled out close to four hundred thousand dollars.
This year, he has given away only 46-thousand.
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[Fralin-Wyatt-Bowman]


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[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-38 TC1:09:30]
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With the retirement of Vic Thomas, voters in the 17th House District will have three alternatives on the November fourth ballot: Independent Gary Bowman, Republican William Fralin and Democrat Linda Wyatt.
Tonight, Joe Dashiell tells us they've clashed on the issues and each other's qualifications, but so far have kept their campaign out of the mud.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Halloween decorations]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Linda Wyatt/(D) House of Delegates Candidate; :31]
[SUPER=01-William Fralin/(R) House of Delegates Candidate; 1:04]
[SUPER=01-Gary Bowman/(I) House of Delegates Candidate; 1:28]
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[OUT Q=without any constraints.]


((Halloween decorations and bright autumn colors have provided the backdrop for the 17th house district race... as the candidates have competed for votes one doorstep at a time. [QUICK SOUND FROM WYATT AT CAR? 01:06:31]
[IN Q=I'm Linda Wyatt]

((I'M LINDA WYATT AND I'M RUNNING FOR THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES IN THIS AREA, WANTED TO COME BY AND GIVE YOU THIS.))
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[OUT Q=come by and give you this.]


Democrat Linda Wyatt has the support of family... and she's counting on school teachers, firefighters and labor groups to get out the vote. A teacher for 30 years, and member of city council for 10, wyatt says she has valuable experience the others lack.
[SOT 01:09:07]
[IN Q=I'm a retired school teacher]

((I'M A RETIRED SCHOOL TEACHER NEVER HAD A LOT OF MONEY BUT I DO HAVE A LOT OF PEOPLE AND I FEEL VERY BLESSED THAT A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO SUPPORT ME AND BELIEVE IN WHAT I STAND FOR AND THEY'VE COME THROUGH FOR ME LIKE CHAMPS.))
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[OUT Q=come through for me like champs.]


William Fralin may not have held elective office, but the Republican says his business and civic experience have taught him what makes Roanoke tick.
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[IN Q=Sure would appreciate]

((SURE WOULD APPRECIATE YOUR CONSIDERATION ON NOVEMBER FOURTH. JUST WANTED TO STOP BYU AND INTRODUCE MYSELF TO YOU.))
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[OUT Q=myself to you.]


And as a member of the Republican majority, he says he has the skills and the political credentials to make a difference in Richmond.
[SOT 01:00:21]
[IN Q=Whoever goes up there]

((WHOEVER GOES UP THERE IS GOING TO REALLY HAVE TO ROLL UP THEIR SLEEVES BE ABLE TO BUILD COALITIONS ACROSS VIRGINIA, AND BRING SOLUTIONS THAT ARE GOING TO BENEFIT EVERYBODY AND I HOPE TO BE ABLE TO DO THAT.))
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[OUT Q=hope to be able to do that.]


An independent, Gary Bowman may be considered a long shot. [QUICK SOUND OF BOWMAN AT DOOR 55:51]
[IN Q=This is Vic Thomas' seat]

((THIS IS VIC THOMAS' SEAT. AND HE'S RETIRING THIS TIME AND I'M RUNNING TO REPLACE HIM.))
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[OUT Q=running to replace him.]


But the Roanoke Attorney says he has a shot as the only candidate free of party obligations and special interests.
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[IN Q=I have maintained my independence]

((I HAVE MAINTAINED MY INDEPENDENCE AND RUN A CREDIBLE CAMPAIGN AND I AM READY TO GO TO RICHMOND AND REPRESENT THE PEOPLE OF THE DISTRICT WITHOUT ANY CONSTRAINTS.))
[RUNS= :08]
[OUT Q=without any constraints.]))
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[LIVE= JoeD /FULL Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Joe1;]


All three candidates have taken the high road in the 17th house district
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And Shannon... they remain friends and give each other credit for sticking to the issues.

[Bell]


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There are accusations of mudlsinging in another race. Brandon Bell is accusing his opponent of negative campaigning.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The Republican running in the 22nd Senate District today called a news conference to highlight his views and underscore what he sees as inconsistancies in the campaign of
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]

Democrat Stephen Emick. Bell accuses Emick "misleading" voters about his plans regarding the sales tax, education reform and economic development.
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[IN Q=That last, what I think he's hiding from...]

((BRANDON BELL/(R) STATE SENATE CANDIDATE: THAT LAST, WHAT I THINK HE'S HIDING FROM IS A LOT OF LABOR UNION SUPPORT THAT HE DOESN'T WANT TO TALK ABOUT. I'M CONCERNED ABOUT WHO HE'S GOING TO BE BEHOLDEN TO FROM A LABOR UNION STANDPOINT.))

[SUPER=01-Brandon Bell/(R) State Senate Candidate;]
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[OUT Q=from a labor union standpoint.]
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[VO-NAT :10]

Bell says it's impossible for Emick to stand with what he calls "big labor bosses" while also claiming to be pro-jobs.
Stephen Emick could not be reached for comment.
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[Stocks]


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Despite rocky third-quarter economic growth, stocks couldn't make it work today. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW rose 12 points.
NASDAQ lost four.
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[Montgomery-Sheriff]


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[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=03-35 TC1:35:23]
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They've climbed the ladder in the Montgomery County Sheriff's department. Now Tommy Whitt and Neal Turner hope to advance one more step to the top spot. Myranda Stephens has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tommy Whitt/(D) Montgomery Co. Sheriff Candidate; :17]
[SUPER=01-Neal Turner/(R) Montgomery Co. Sheriff Candidate; 1:12]
[SUPER=@Myranda1; 1:40]
[RUNS=1:52]
[OUT Q=news 7, montgomery co.]

(([NATS @ 47:50] [RUNS02] ((MA'AM MY NAME'S TOMMY WHITT AND I'M RUNNING FOR SHERIFF IN NOVEMBER.)) Tommy Whitt has been wanting to say those words for the past eight years. In 1995, he lost the democratic nomination for Sheriff to the late Jerry Olinger, who was defeated by then republican candidate, Doug Marrs.
[SOT 5151]

[RUNS11] ((TOMMY WHITT/MONTGOMERY CO. SHERIFF CANDIDATE: WHEN DOUG TOOK OFFICE I TOLD HIM THAT I WOULDN'T RUN AGAINST HIM AS LONG AS HE WAS SEEKING THE OFFICE AS SHERIFF BUT I WANTED HIM TO KNOW THAT WHEN HE DECIDED TO RETIRE THAT I WOULD RUN)) And so he kept his promise. With nearly 20-years of experience with the Montgomery County Sheriff's office, Whitt believes he's ready to take on the top job. He says if elected, his primary goal is to reinstate the county's G-E-D program for jail inmates.
[SOT 5256]

[RUNS10] ((IF WE COULD EDUCATED THEM AND RETURN EM TO SOCIETY I THINK WE'RE RETURNING A BETTER PERSON WHO WILL HAVE A LITTLE MORE SELF-ESTEEM AND WHO COULD MAYBE GO OUT AND GET ANOTHER JOB AND BE A PRODUCTIVE MEMBER OF OUR SOCIETY.)) Whitt's opponent, republican candidate Neal Turner has been chief deputy of the Montgomery County Sheriff's department for the past seven years. Turner says he always thought about one day replacing Sheriff Marrs, but didn't think the opportunity would come this soon.
[SOT 5713]

[RUNS13] ((NEAL TURNER/MONTGOMERY COUNTY SHERIFF CANDIDATE: I KNEW THAT I HAD BEEN TRAINED AND PREPARED AND READY TO GO AND JUST INSTANTLY WHEN HE SAID THAT I'M NOT GONNA RUN ANYMORE I KNEW THAT THE RIGHT TIME WAS FOR ME TO STEP AND UP AND SAY I WANT TO BE THE CANDIDATE.)) Turner says if elected, he wants to see more citizen involvement in the county.
[SOT 5845]

[RUNS11] (( I WANT THE CITIZEN'S TO BE ABLE TO FEEL FREE TO SPEAK TO ME ABOUT IDEAS AND NEEDS THAT THEY HAVE FREELY, COME TO MY OFFICE, OR ME COME TO THEM.)) While Whitt and Turner may be the only names on the ballot, they do have one other opponent, write-in Sheriff's candidate Glen Garrett. Myranda Stephens, News 7, Montgomery County.))

[Sports tease]


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Coming up, the Tech women find out where they're picked in the preseason Big East poll, the Salem-Roanoke Valley Hall of Fame loses one of its founders, and
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ACC football fans can expect to see the ball in the air plenty Saturday in Raleigh.
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[S-Women]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-158 TC10703]
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For the 11th straight year, Connecticut is the preseason pick to win the Big East title in women's hoops.
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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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[SUPER=01-Bonnie Henrickson/Hokies Head Coach; :00]
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[OUT Q=compete in this league."]
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[ANCHOR=Travis]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-156 10430TC]
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Tomorrow night marks week number 10 of Friday Football Extra. Here is a complete look at where your favorite school is playing on Halloween. The home teams is on the bottom of each matchup.
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[OUT Q=...logo comes full."]
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[S-QBS]


[ANCHOR=travis]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-160 1:16:09]
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UVa and N.C. State begin a nervous November for several teams battling for the ACC's second spot. Steve Mason takes a closer look at two quarterbacks on the hot seat Saturday.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00]
[SUPER=03-Winston-Salem, NC/This Season; :05(QUICK)]
[SUPER=01-Al Groh/UVa Head Football Coach; :26]
[SUPER=@Steve1; :42]
[SUPER=01-Ottowa Anderson/270 Yards Receiving, 2 TD's This Season; 1:20]
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[OUT Q=..News 7 sports"]
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[S-Wayne]


[ANCHOR=travis]
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We finish up with one sad note tonight. Longtime local baseball booster Wayne LaPierre passed away today. LaPierre started sandlot programs in Garden City and was inducted into the Salem Roanoke Hall of Fame in 1996.

[Marye-Highway]


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[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=03-41 TC37:40]
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As a legislator, Madison Marye helped get dozens of new roads built in southwest Virginia.
Today, the state put his name on one of them.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.]


A section of the Route 460 bypass outside Blacksburg is now the Madison E. Marye Highway.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I hope they'll remember]

((MADISON MARYE/FORMER STATE SENATOR: I HOPE THEY'LL REMEMBER THAT I DID MY BEST TO REPRESENT ALL THE CITIZENS OF THIS DISTRICT AND THINK OF ME KINDLY.))
[SUPER=01-Madison Marye/Former State Senator;]
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[OUT Q=think of me kindly.]
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[VO-NAT]


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