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Coming up on News 7- The Hokies try to survive a hurricane in Blacksburg.
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One girl is recovering after a shark attack in Hawaii. A "wrong turn" turns into a close call for President Bush. And smashing pumpkins... it's not just a rock band anymore.
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Plus, a good start to the month of November. News 7 is next.

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The Hokies battle the Hurricanes in Blacksburg, while lawmakers weigh-in on the road to the A-C-C.
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Good evening, I'm Myranda Stephens.

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Thousands packed Lane Stadium this evening to watch Virginia Tech play one of their biggest games of the year, and one of their last as members of the Big East.
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Jennifer Wishon is in Blacksburg, and has more.
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It wasn't all excitement today on the Virginia Tech campus. Earlier, the university's Corps of Cadets honored one of its own killed in Iraq.
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(([NATS MUSIC @ 4710] Nearly seven months after his death, first lieutenant Jeffrey Kaylor became the 418th name added to the Virginia Tech War Memorial. A designation reserved only for servicemen and women who died during combat.
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((LT. COL. MIKE KAYLOR/FATHER:IT'S AN ABSOLUTE HONOR. THIS IS AN HONOR FOR MY SON AND THE FAMILY.)) Kaylor was killed April 7th during a grenade attack in Iraq. The 24-year-old had attended Radford University, and then transferred to Virginia Tech to be a cadet. He graduated in 2001, the same year as his wife , who was also a Corps of Cadets member. Both she and Kaylor's parents attended today's ceremony, calling it an honor.
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((MAJ. GEN. JERRY ALLEN/VT CORPS OF CADETS: A PERSON'S GOING TO LOOK AT IT AND REALIZE THAT THIS YOUNG MAN AND EVERYONE THAT'S ON THESE PYLONS GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THE COUNTRY.)) Kaylor's name was added to the memorial's Ut Prosim pylon, which means "That I May Serve", the university's motto.
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((/VT CORPS OF CADETS:IT'S JUST A MATTER OF TIMING, IT HAPPENS TO BE IN THIS ERA, NAMES ARE BEING ENSCRIBED ON THE UT PROSIM PYLON, AND ALTHOUGH IT MAY BE COINCIDENCE, IT IS CERTAINLY APPROPRIATE IN THE CASE OF JEFFREY KAYLOR WHO CERTAINLY LIVED THE UNIVERSITY MOTTO, "THAT I MAY SERVE"))))
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Jeffrey Kaylor is the only Virgnia Tech graduate who has died in Iraq. Officials say they hope he will be the last.

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A former law-school student accused of going on a shooting spree in Grundy says he's innocent of three slayings.
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At the end of a hearing yesterday, Peter Odighizuwa told a Buchanan County judge he is NOT guilty by reason of insanity.
The judge says he didn't ask for a plea and told the defendant to enter his plea later.
The trial is set for May 24th.
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Two men were killed while trying to remove the tires from a 53 foot trailer.
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It happened around eight last night in the 39-hundred block of Old Catawba Road.
Officials say the trailer apparently shifted off of its supports and pinned 43-year-old Ronald Caldwell of Roanoke and 46-year-old Robert Thomas Junior of Salem against the wall of an out building.
Both men were pronounced dead when rescue crews arrived.
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Sometimes several voices are better than one.
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At least that was the idea today in Roanoke County, where about a dozen republican candidates met up for a Rally in the Valley. The event was held outside of the Fralin and Waldron Office park on Chapparal drive. William Fralin, Morgan Griffith and Brandon Bell were among those in attendance.
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Bell says most of the supporters who attended today's rally have been behind the candidates from the very beginning.


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Still ahead on the newscast, the wildfires in California are showing signs of weakening, as some residents are being allowed back into their homes...
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and also, a young girl is recovering after being the victim of a shark attack in Hawaii.
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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports office as the Hokies bring the house against the Canes. The Pack gobbles up the Wahoos on Tobacco Road and the Sooners roll in Norman. Plus, the Express faces off with the Bandit, and Bobby Hamilton, Jr. wins in Phoenix. All that and more on the way in sports.))

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The Secret Service says a woman who broke through a security barrier did not intend to harm the president.
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29-year-old Betina Mixon drove her car through a security perimeter where President Bush was speaking. The car rammed into the building and officials immediately dragged the woman from the car and took her three young children inside. Bush was inside the building about 40 yards from the car -- authorities say he was in no danger. Mixon is charged with trespassing. The F-B-I says it appears she was trying to find her mother in law, who was attending the president's speech.
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Good news is slowly coming out of California. Authorities have announced that several massive wildfires are partially contained. And residents of several communities are being let back into their homes. Kelly Cobiella (koh-bee-YAY-uh) has more.
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Authorities have closed the beach where a teenage surfer lost her arm to a shark bite yesterday.
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Authorities say 13 year old Bethany Hamilton was lying on her board when a shark bit her arm. Apparently, it was a clean bite, and Hamilton lost her arm just below the shoulder. The size of the bite suggests the shark was 12 to 15 feet long, and the beach has since been closed.
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((BOB KADEN/KAUAI FIRE DEPARTMENT-THEY'RE NOT ONLY TRYING TO WARN PEOPLE ABOUT THE ACCIDENT, BUT THEY'RE ALSO TRYING TO RECOVER THE LIMB, IF THEY COULD POSSIBLY RECOVER IT))
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This is Hawaii's fourth shark attack of the year. Hamilton's father says she is in stable condition at the hospital and will undergo a second surgery on Monday.
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Up next on the newscast, the cost of beef keeps mocing up, and may continue through the holidays...
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and also, got a gourd that you want to get rid of? One group of people in Iowa has a unique way to rid yourself of jack-o-lanterns.
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Beef prices across America are on the rise and some business owners say they've never seen such a sharp increase.

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Consumer demand for beef has jumped nearly ten percent since 19-98 -- thanks in part to the popularity of high protein diets. Last year's Midwest drought reduced the nation's cattle herd, plus imports of Canadian beef have been banned after a mad cow scare.
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Beef prices at the grocery counter are up eight percent from the same time last year. Some restaurant owners say they are paying 65-percent more for beef now.
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The rise may not be over, experts are predicting beef prices to increase up to 20 percent for the holidays.
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The local chapter of a national sorority honored a half dozen for their works in the community.
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Alpha Kappa Alpha held it's annual Pink Ice Ball in Roanoke tonight. The group bestowed Unsung Heroes awards to six people who have enhanced the lives of others behind the scenes. A special award was given to the Roanoke City Police Department. Chief Joe Gaskins was on hand to accept the award. Alpha Kappa Alpha is the oldest African american Greek letter sorority.
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Coming up, the Hokies try to weather the storm and pickup a landmark victory, the Cavaliers get eaten up by the Pack, and the Express skates with Greensboro, but first tonight's extra point,
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Grant Fuhr didn't put up great numbers between the pipes, but the backbone of the 1980's Edmonton Oilers, will become the first African American player inducted into hockey's Hall of Fame on Monday night. Fuhr played for 6 teams in a 19 year career, tallying 403 career victories.
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Virginia Tech had never beaten a top five team and Frank Beamer was just 2 and 20 as the head Hokie against top ten teams all time. But it's water under the bridge tonight as Tech got quite the defensive effort and a little hint of Vick to knock off number two Miami.
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Mike Stevens is in Blacksburg where the celebration is already underway, Mike.
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Mike ad libs to package... ((ROLLCUE:...))
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Phillip Rivers won the showdown between the top two quarterbacks in the ACC this afternoon in Raleigh, outdueling Virginia's Matt Schaub in a shootout.
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Wali Lundy returned to the lineup for the Hoos in grand fashion. Lundy scored two first half TD's to help stake Uva to a 24-23 lead at halftime.
The Cavs could only muster two field goals in the third quarter, while Rivers found T-J Williams on a 75 yard touchdown hookup--one of 4 TD tosses for Rivers. The big play sent the teams to the fourth quarter tied at 30.
The Pack went up by 7 before Schaub found Lundy again, this time on a 7 yard TD. Schaub threw for 394 yards and four scores of his own.
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But T-A McClendon put State on top to stay with this 38 yard gallop to the house. The Wolfpack knocked off Virginia 51 to 37.
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[WIPE to ENG!!]
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Top ranked Oklahoma had little trouble with in state rival Oklahoma State today in Norman. The Sooners jumped on top 10-nothing early and never looked back as Jason White threw for two scores and ran for another. Oklahoma rolled over the Cowboys 52 to 9.
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The Florida Gators have now won 13 of the last 14 against Georgia. Today, Matt Leach booted this 33 yard field goal with under a minute to go lifting Florida over the Dogs 16 to 13 in the World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party.
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We finish the blitz in South Bend where Florida State got three TD passes from Chris Rix which helped the Seminoles crush Notre Dame 37 to nothing.
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[WIPE to ENG!!]
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In the ODAC, Bridgewater's Brandon Wakefield found Winston Young on this short touchdown pass to help the Eagles finally put away Washington & Lee in the second half 28 to 3.
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Bridgewater is now 7 and 1, 4 and oh in conference play.
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The Washington Redskins renew their NFC East rivalry with Dallas tomorrow afternoon in Big 'D' at 4 o'clock. The Cowboys have won 7 straight at home against the Skins.
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And you can catch plenty of NFL football here on Your Hometown Station Sunday. The Colts and Dolphins tangle in an AFC showdown in South Florida at 1.

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The Roanoke Express returned to the Roundhouse tonight fresh off its second win of the season last night in Greenville.
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Former Express goalie Daniel Berthiaume was back in the Noke tonight in the opposite goal.
Tim O'Connell got an Express explosion started with the long slapshot from the point. Roanoke led 1-nothing in the first period.
Later, Duncan Dalmao found the back of the net on the assist from Rick Kowalsky and the Express led 3-1.
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Dan Carney then added the acrobatic tally and the Express won it 6 to 4.
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We finish up on the track in the desert where rain delayed today's Busch race in Phoenix for about three hours.
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Grit's Stacy Compton wished it had rained all day after getting turned around by Kasey Khane with under 40 laps to go. Compton finished 35th.
Rain returned and darkness set in 19 laps before the checkers and Bobby Hamilton, Jr. was out front for his 4th win of the season. Scott Riggs retook the series points lead.
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Now that it's November and Halloween has passed, what do you do with all of those jack-o-lanterns?
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It's called the Appalling Pumpkin Apocalypse. Actually, that's just a fancy name for a big pumpkin drop in Davenport, Iowa. The gourds were lifted in a cherry picker to a height of 50 feet and dropped to their squishy doom. The prize for the owner of the pumpkin that made the largest splat? A Smashing Pumpkins C-D set, of course!
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