[News-Heads]

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[VO-NAT]

It was an early wake-up call for firefighters in Vinton, as a blaze breaks out in the basement of an apartment complex.
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[ANCHOR=KIMBERLY]


And, a renewed call for a change in the U-S policy in Iraq after 16 more soldiers are killed.
[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Leo]
[SS=None]


The unseasonably mild weather continues but changes are not that far away. I'll have the details in your forecast.
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[ANCHOR=KIM 2-Shot]



[Vinton-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=03-]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


A Vinton apartment complex caught fire early this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/This Morning]

It started around 4:30 in the basement of a building on Chestnut Street.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We heard someone]
[SUPER=01-Anthony Preston/Resident]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=whole lotta damage (Double OUT!!!!!)]
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[VO-NAT]

No one was injured. Authorities are investigating.
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[11Salem-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-40 TC-54:54]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


An explosion damaged a business in Salem last night.
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[VO-NAT - :18]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]

The fire started around eight thirty at the Dooley Printing Corporation on Florida Avenue. When authorities arrived, smoke was pouring out of the building, and firefighters had to battle significant amounts of smoke and heat. They also found that a cinderblock wall had been blown off into a neighbor's yard.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - 1:03:21]
[IN Q=There is significant...]

((THERE IS SIGNIFICANT FIRE DAMAGE TO THE CENTER OF THE BUILDING. AT THIS TIME IT IS UNDER INVESTIGATION. DURING THE PROCESS OF THE FIRE BEFORE WE ARRIVED THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE BUILDING WAS BLOWN OFF.))
[SUPER=01-Cpt. Bill Spraker/Salem Fire Department;]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=was blown off.]
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[VO-NAT - :05+]

Authorities are investigating as to what sparked the explosion. Nobody was injured.
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[Wildfires]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=]

[NOTE ANCHOR TAG!!!]
As the danger subsides from the wildfires in Southern California, residents are making their way back home-- mainly to see if they have homes to return TO.
Vince Gonzales reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-San Bernardino, CA;]
[SUPER=03-Big Bear Lake, CA;]
[SUPER=01-Debbie Ploense/Evacuee;]
[SUPER=01-Tom Cable/U. S. Forest Service;]
[SUPER=01-Vince Gonzales/CBS News;]
[SUPER=01-John Nieto/Los Angeles Co. Asst. Fire Chief;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=but he's not forgotten.]

((
SCRIPT

(FONT: SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CA)



(NATS) cars going back (borello or line of cars from kcbs tape 254)


Residents began returning in large numbers over the weekend as evacuation orders were lifted in certain parts of the San Bernardino National Forest.

(nat pop)



(FONT: BIG BEAR LAKE, CA // TUESDAY)


One family forced to flee the fire near Big Bear...

(SOT from DEBBIE PLOENSE as they were evacuating/tape 161/92914) "We're just hoping we're gonna come back to a house."



(FONT: SUNDAY)

...finally got home after five long days of nervous waiting..

(FONT: DEBBIE PLOENSE // EVACUATED DURING WILDFIRES)



(SOT/DEBBIE PLOENSE/tape 253/140457) IT WAS GREAT COMING HOME AND SEEING OUR HOUSE WAS STILL HERE. WE WERE JUST HAPPY T

O BE HOME. (0503)

(nats) tree cutting


Fire officials still call the blaze a sleeping giant that could flare up given the right conditions...but say they're winning the battle.

(FONT: TOM CABLE // U.S. FOREST SERVICE)



(SOT/TONY TAPE/Tom Cable, USFS/5843, tape 253) WE HAVE ALL THE RESOURCES WE NEED. WE HAVE FAVORABLE WEATHER CONDITIONS
(5847) AND WE HAVE MADE SIGNIFICANT CONTAINMENT PROGRESS ON THE FIRE. (5850)



(NATS) chainsaw


Another danger: dead trees-- called widow-makers by firefighters-- that can fall or shed heavy limbs without warning.


Crews are already trying to cut down as many as possible before they fall on someone.

(nats of donations) "Thank you, thank you."


Down in San Bernardino, firefighters took a moment to remember one of their own killed by a wildfire in San Diego. Surrounded by their vehicles, they spelled out his last name-- Rucker.

(NATS) one, two, three: Rucker!



(FONT: JOHN NIETO // ASST. CHIEF, LOS ANGELES COUNTY FIRE DEPT.)



(SOT/JOHN NIETO, asst chief, LA County Fire Dept. /124137) We wanted to send a message to the family letting them know

that he is fallen but he's not forgotten. (:06)
))
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[ANCHOR=KIMBERLY]


That was Vince Gonzales reporting.
[Tease1] [HARD MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Coming up next on the newscast, we'll tell you why some people are betting on an economic boost for Vinton.
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[VO-NAT ]

Also an up and coming surfing star loses an arm after she is attacked by a shark.
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[music up full] [comm1]


[Shark-Attack]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A budding superstar in the surfing world lost her arm when she was attacked by a shark in Hawaii.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lihue, HI;]


But in an odd twist, 13- year- old Bethany Hamilton's father was about to undergo knee surgery, when doctors got the call about the shark attack.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The doctor]

((TOM HAMILTON/BETHANY'S FATHER:THE DOCTOR WHO WAS OPERATING STEPPED OUT TO FIND OUT AND HE CAME BACK IN. HE WASN'T LOOKING VERY GOOD. I KNEW IT WAS BETHANY. ))
[SUPER=01-Tom Hamilton/Bethany's Father;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=knew it was Bethany.]
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[VO-NAT]


The decision was made to pull Tom Hamilton off the operating table to make way for his daughter.
Bethany says she barely glanced at the 14- foot tiger shark before it attacked her.
But she isn't bitter about her ordeal.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I'm glad it]

((BETHANY HAMILTON/SHARK ATTACK VICTIM: I'M GLAD IT WAS ME AND NO ONE ELSE OUT THERE. ))
[SUPER=01-Bethany Hamilton/Shark Attack Victim; quick!]
[RUNS=:04]
[OUT Q=else out there.]
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[VO-NAT]


Doctors say Bethany's positive attitude and excellent physical shape helped her make it this far.
She's scheduled for another surgery today.
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[Courthouse-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimbelry]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The attorney who was shot in front of T-V cameras last Friday in Los Angeles has been released from the hospital.


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[VO-NAT]


The cameras were rolling when Gerald Curry was shot in the arm and neck outside the Los Angeles Courhouse.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I walked out]

((GERALD CURRY/ATTORNEY: I WALKED OUT OF THE COURTHOUSE AFTER THE HEARING AND A MAN WALKED UP TO ME AND SAID ARE MR. CURRY AND I SAID YES WHO ARE U AND HE JUST SHOT ME. I DIDNT EVEN SEE THE GUN. I HEARD A POP AND THE BLOOD SPLATTER I KNEW I'D BEEN SHOT CUSE THE BLOOD SPLATTERED TO MY FACE. ))
[SUPER=01-Gerald Curry/Attorney;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=splattered to my face.]
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[VO-NAT]


While Curry dodged bullets, cameramen who had gathered for the Robert Blake murder trial, caught the entire incident on tape.
Curry was allegedly targeted by the gunman, identified as William Strier because of a dispute over a 100- thousand dollar trust.
Strier's now being held on a million dollars' bail for investigation of attempted murder.
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[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Some of the U-S soldiers wounded in yesterday's deadly attack in Iraq are receiving treatment in Germany.
16 others were killed.
The President is staying the course in Iraq, despite the deadly attack on U-S troops.
But will pressure from some members of Congress, or public sentiment force a change in direction?
Teri Okita has more from Washington.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Falluja, Iraq;]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Joseph Biden/(D) Delaware;]
[SUPER=01-Donald Rumsfeld/Defense Secretary;]
[SUPER=03-Ramstein, Germany;]
[SUPER=01-Teri Okita/CBS News;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=Okita, CBS News, Washington.]

((
WHILE SALVAGE OPERATIONS ARE UNDERWAY IN FALLUJAH WHERE 16 U-S SOLDIERS WERE KILLED OVER THE WEEKEND after a MISSILE ATTACK ON THEIR HELICOPTER....THERE ARE NEW CALLS IN WASHINGTON TO CHANGE U-S POLICY THERE....ESPECIALLY IN TERMS OF SECURITY.

SOT: SEN. JOSEPH BIDEN/D-DELAWARE

"THERE DOESN'T SEEM TO BE THIS SENSE OF URGENCY, THE FAILURE TO TELL THE FOLKS WE'VE GOT TO LOCK DOWN THIS COUNTRY QUICKLY, BUILD UP THE IRAQI FORCES."
BUT EVEN FOLLOWING THE DEADLIST SINGLE ATTACK AGAINST AMERICAN FORCES SINCE THE WAR IN IRAQ BEGAN, THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION IS NOT READY TO ABRUPTY CHANGE COURSE. PENTAGON OFFICIALS DO ACKNOWLEDGE THE NEED TO LOCATE AND RE-INSTATE MORE FORMER IRAQIS SOLIDERS TO HANDLE SECURITY.

SOT: DONALD RUMSFELD/SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (Sunday)

"WHAT HAPPENED IS THEY DISAPPEARED, THEY DISBANDED THEMSELVES. WHAT WE'VE BEEN DOING SINCE IS REASSEMBLING THEM IN VARIOUS WAYS."

(NATZ FROM RAMSTEIN)


IN GERMANY, SIXTEEN SOLDIERS WOUNDED IN SUNDAY'S HELICOPTER ATTACK ARRIVED FOR ADDITIONAL TREATMENT. THESE SAME SOLDIERS HAD BEEN SCHEDULED FOR LEAVE BEFORE FALLING VICTIM TO IRAQI INSURGENTS.

(STANDUP...to come:)

Poss: SENATE EXPECTED TO GIVE FINAL APPROVAL LATER TODAY TO THE 87 POINT BILLION DOLLAR PACKAGE FOR POSTWAR IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN. ))

[11Vinton-OTB]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-43 TC-35:08]
[GRAPHIC=none]

People who want to bring an off track betting parlor to Vinton have a lot riding on tomorrow's election Voters there will have to decide whether to approve a referendum that would allow the gambling company to move in. Colonial Downs already has four facilities in Virginia, but as Jennifer Wishon reports, there are some who don't think Vinton is the right place for a FIFTH.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Vinton Vice Mayor]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00 ]
[SUPER=03-Vinton; :07 ]
[SUPER=01-Billy Obenchain/Vinton Vice Mayor; :13 ]
[SUPER=03-Alberta/File Tape; :29 ]
[SUPER=01-Bill Booth/Vinton Baptist Church Pastor; :44 ]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1; 1:20]
[RUNS=1:38]
[OUT Q=JW, News 7]

(( Vinton Vice Mayor Billy Obenchain has visited all of Colonial Down's locations in Virginia and says allowing the company to open a facility in Vinton would be a stride in the right direction.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:19:05]
[IN Q=If this is passed on ]

((IF THIS IS PASSED ON TUESDAY, COLONIAL DOWNS WILL BE THE LARGEST CORPORATE PARTNER TAX WISE FOR THE TOWN OF VINTON, IT WILL HAVE A HIGHER OVERALL TAX BASE THAN ANY OTHER INDUSTRY THAT WE HAVE IN TOWN AT PRESENT TIME OR IN THE NEAR FUTURE.))
[RUNS= 16]
[OUT Q=the near future]

Obenchain says a facility like this one in Alberta, Virginia could mean tax revenues of 190- thousand dollars a year for Vinton.
But a group of ministers believe the town should work to investigate other options to benefit the community.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:29:51]
[IN Q=It seems to me]

((BILL BOOTH: IT SEEMS TO ME THAT WE AS A COMMUNITY HAVE TO DECIDE WHETHER WE'RE GOING TO MAKE A DECISION BASED ON CHARACTER, WHO WE ARE, OR CONVENIENCE BECAUSE IN THE END IF WE CHOOSE CONVENIENCE I BELIEVE THERE WILL BE CONSEQUENCES, WHEREAS IF WE CHOOSE CHARACTER I BELIEVE THERE WILL BE OUTCOMES, RESULTS THAT WE WILL FIND TO BE BENEFICIAL.))
[RUNS= 17]
[OUT Q=to be beneficial]

Booth fears the facility will take advantage of the poor and foster the idea that everyone can get something for nothing. Although, Booth says he speaks for himself and not his congregation, he and other ministers have made their opinions public by placing ads like this one in a local newspaper.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Vice Mayor Obenchain]

((JENNIFER WISHON/REPORTING: VICE MAYOR OBENCHAIN SAYS MONEY GENERATED FROM THE FACILITY WOULD BE USED TO RENOVATE VINTON'S WAR MEMORIAL AND FIRE STATION. A NUMBER OF YEARS AGO THE SAME REFERENDUM FAILED IN THE CITY OF ROANOKE, BUT PASS OR FAIL IN VINTON BOTH SIDES HOPE RESIDENTS TURN OUT TO VOTE TO MAKE SURE THEIR VOICES ARE HEARD.))
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=voices are heard]))



[11Barrett-Hamilton]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-35 TC-1:38:01]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2003]


The two women running for Roanoke Circuit Court Clerk both have years of experience in the clerk's office.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Brenda Hamilton recently retired to dedicate her time to campaigning. The mother-of-one moved to Roanoke as a young girl when schools in her hometown of Farmville became segregated. She says she hopes to bring personal service back to the clerk's office.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 29:16:10]
[IN Q=I love people and]

((BRENDA HAMILTON: I LOVE PEOPLE AND I BELIEVE THAT IT TAKES, IN ORDER TO BE A GOOD LEADER AND SOMEONE WHO IS GOING TO SERVE THE ALMOST 100,000 PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THE CITY OF ROANOKE YOU HAVE TO FIRST LOVE PEOPLE BECAUSE THE CLERK'S OFFICE IS A SERVICE ORGANIZATION.))
[SUPER=01-Brenda Hamilton/Candidate for Roanoke Clerk of Court]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=a service organization]
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[VO-NAT]

Hamilton's opponent, Mary Jane Barrett is currently chief deputy in the clerk's office. Barrett is a mother of three who says she loves her job and becoming clerk would be a natural fit.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 21:26:28]
[IN Q=I love the clerk's]

((MARY JANE BARRETT: I LOVE THE CLERK'S OFFICE, I'VE BEEN THERE FOR 33 YEARS. I'M STATE CHAIRMAN, I'VE BEEN REELECTED BY MY PEERS AND OTHER CLERKS THROUGHOUT THE STATE FOR SIX CONSECUTIVE TIMES FOR A TOTAL OF 15 YEARS.))
[SUPER=01-Mary Jane Barrett/Candidate for Clerk of Court;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=feels about me]
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[VO-NAT]

The clerk of court is elected for an eight year term.
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[Tease2] [SOFT MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Coming up next, a former congressman closes down his hazardous museum.
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[VO-NAT ]

Plus we'll see how one man was able to win a competition just by a whisker.
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[MUSIC UP FULL]
[COMM BREAK #2]



[11Cooter's-Place]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Cooter is leaving his hometown and Boss Hogg has nothing to do with it.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sperryville/File Tape;]

Actor turned politician Ben Jones, who played Cooter on the Dukes of Hazzard is closing his museum-shop in Sperryville. He says he is a victim of his own success. After opening Cooter's Place nearly five years ago, he's become so popular that Dukes related events take up 90 percent of his time -- he says he doesn't have time to give proper attention to the store. Cooter's Place is closing next month after drawing half a million visitors to Sperryville.
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[CBS-Anniversary]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Cooter wasn't there, but his former "Dukes of Hazzard" co- horts were in the Big Apple last night, celebrating C-B-S's 75th anniversary.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The really cool thing...]
[SUPER=01-John Schneider/"Dukes of Hazzard" Star;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=who we are, too.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]


It was billed as the greatest television reunion of all time.
The celebration brought together some of the biggest and brightest stars to ever appear on the small screen-- with guests ranging from Walter Cronkite to Mary Tyler Moore.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It's like a]
[SUPER=01-Les Moonves/CBS Chairman and C.E.O.;]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=CBS has had.]
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[VO-NAT]


The show also feature a montage of C-B-S shows, honoring legends in news, comedy, and drama.
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[Beard-Championship]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


You can tell these guys haven't seen a razor in a LONG time...
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Carson City, NV;]


The world's hairiest men faced off at the U-S World Beard and Moustache Championships.
The contests have been held every two years since 19-90, but this marks the first time they've ever been held outside Europe.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The Europeans]

((GARY JOHNSON/CONTESTANT:THE EUROPEANS REALLY TAKE THEIR STUFF SERIOUS I MEAN THEY'RE BIG TIME COMPETITORS AND THEY'RE REALLY INTO FACIAL HAIR, I MEAN YOU CAN'T GET ANY MORE SERIOUS THAN THEM. ))
[SUPER=01-Gary Johnson/Contestant;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=more serious than them.]
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[VO-NAT]


Johnson won the Musketeer category in his Buffalo Bill outfit. But just growing the beard or mustache isn't enough-- There are specific rules for each category, and in some cases the use of styling aids is not allowed.
However, in the freestyle categories, anything goes.
The next championship will take place in Berlin, Germany in 2005.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE# none]
[GRAPHIC=None]


On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was UP 85 points. The NASDAQ gained 28.

[super=460-x/85/x/28;]


[tease3] [SPORTS MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

Coming up next in sports, Frank Beamer puts an end to a quarterback controversy before it even begins.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT ]

And Dale Earnhardt Junior keeps the Winston Cups points race alive for at least one more week.
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[MUSIC UP FULL]
[COMM BREAK #3]


[S-Race]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-157 TC10353]
[GRAPHIC=Nascar]

Dale Earnhardt, Junior won the Checker Auto Parts 500 in Phoenix yesterday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Avondale, AZ/NBC Sports; :00]


The race was marred by ten caution flags, including this one early, as Jimmy Spencer smacks the wall on his way to a 40th place finish.
Ward Burton was also involved.
Late in the race, 4 contenders were gobbled up in this accident.
Rusty Wallace made contact with Tony Stewart, while Bobby Labonte and Kevin Harvick had no place to go.
Junior got past Jimmie Johnson with 50 laps to go, and won his first non- restrictor plate race since winning at Dover in the fall of 2001.
(----------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]

Jimmie Johnson finished in second place.
Ryan Newman was third.
Kurt Busch was fourth and Michael Waltrip finished in fifth place.
Points leader Matt Kenseth finished sixth. Kenseth has a 228-point lead over second-place Earnhardt in the drivers' standings. Kenseth can wrap up his first title by finishing in the top 30 in the final two races of the NASCAR season.

[S-Redskins]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-154 TC5648]
[GRAPHIC=Redskins]


The Washington Redskins fell to 3 and 5 on the season while the Cowboys tightened their grip on first place in the NFC East yesterday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Irving, TX/Fox Sports; :00]


Things started well enough for the Skins, when Patrick Ramsey found Lavearneus (La- VERN- ee- uhs) Coles on the 7 yard touchdown.
But the point after was no good.
It was mostly downhill from there, as Troy Hambrick scored twice to put the Boys on top 14-6 in the third quarter.


Quincy Carter then found Terry Glenn in the flat, and Glenn found the endzone from
[SUPER=30-Washington/14/Dallas/21/;]

19 yards out.
Dallas took care of Washington 21 to 14.
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[S-Vick]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-163 1125TC]
[GRAPHIC=TECH]

Virginia Tech has moved up to number 5 in the polls following Saturday night's 24 point win over Miami. Yesterday, Coach Frank Beamer wasted no time in naming junior Bryan Randall as the starting quarterback for the Pitt game.
But Marcus Vick is expected to see plenty of time.
Mike Stevens explains.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=01-Marcus Vick/46 Yard TD Pass vs. Miami; :00]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Saturday Night; :10]
[SUPER=01-DeAngelo Hall/28 Yard Fumble Return for TD; :43]
[SUPER=01-Larry Coker/Miami Head Coach; 1:00]
[SUPER=01-Brock Berlin/Sacked 3 Times, 2 Interceptions; 1:10]
[RUNS=1:27]
[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-161 TC1231]
[GRAPHIC=EXPRESS]

The Roanoke Express capped off a successful weekend with their third consecutive victory.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Checkers vs. Express; :00]


The Express got back to the .500 mark at 4 and 4 with the win over the Charlotte Checkers.
Dan Carlson got the first tally of the contest late in the second period off the assist from Steve Burgess.
[SUPER=38-Charlotte/0/Roanoke/2/;]

It was 1-nothing Express after two.
Roanoke tacked on another goal to win 2-nothing.
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