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Coming up on News 7-
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A crash on I-81 tonight kills one person. Police say the woman who died was talking on a cell phone.
Sharpshooters are being sent out in Roanoke- the reason? Too many deer.
And a huge fire burns in the night- sending flames shooting into the sky.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

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[VO-NAT]


We've seen it before... a car and tractor trailer collide on Interstate 81 near Arcadia with deadly results.
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[81-Accident]


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One person is dead and, hours later, traffic is still at a crawl after an accident near mile marker 167 in Botetourt County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]

Police say 57 year old Ann Dexter Howard of Maryland was talking on her cell phone when she swerved to avoid another car. She lost control and hit the guard rail. Her Mercury sedan then spun back into the road and was hit in the passenger side door by a tractor trailer from Georgia. Police say Howard died at the scene. Northbound traffic is still at a crawl -- two tractor trailer drivers fell asleep while waiting for traffic to get moving and caused even more delays.
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[Deer-Hunting]


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Some say it is right on target.
Beginning next week, the city of Roanoke will take drastic measures to deal with its deer problem. [***ROLL VIDEO IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


Justin McLeod is here now to tell us about it. Justin?
Jean, what the city plans to do will most likely get a lot praise or protest.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@justin1]


After years of complaints and a citizen's task force, Roanoke is ready to send out sharpshooters to control the deer population.
The city says it will be safe and hopefully effective.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jack Rapoport/Roanoke Resident; :24 (QUICK)]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/1998; :32]
[SUPER=01-M. W. Quensenberry/Animal Control Supervisor; :45]
[RUNS=1:17]
[OUT Q=HERE ON THE STREET]

((((NAT SOUND OF JACK RAPOPORT SAYING "THERE IS A LOT OF SADNESS WHEN YOU LOOK AT ALL THE TIME WE PUT INTO IT" AT 18:48))
When Jack Rapoport looks out into his backyard these days he remembers a much different landscape.
[IN Q=It was a labor]

((JACK RAPOPORT/ROANOKE RESIDENT: IT WAS A LABOR OF LOVE FOR US AND IT WAS MAGNIFICENT.)) [Runs03]
[OUT Q=it was magnificent]


And he has the pictures to prove it.
That's the only thing he has since the garden no longer exists.
The problem?
[SOT 22:55]
[IN Q=The deer completely]

((JACK RAPOPORT/ROANOKE RESIDENT: THE DEER COMPLETELY DEVOURED EVERY BLOOM IN THAT GARDEN.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=in that garden]


Relief however may soon be on its way.
Beginning Monday, sharpshooters will kill deer within city limits, similar to a program in Lynchburg.
In Roanoke, it will be done during late night or early morning hours.
The city has hired three retired police officers to do the job.
[SOT 13:09]
[IN Q=Safety is our first]

((M.W. QUESENBERRY/ANIMAL CONTROL SUPERVISOR: SAFETY IS OUR FIRST PRIORITY ON THIS. OBVIOUSLY, WE WILL NOT BE SHOOTING ANYWHERE THAT WE DON'T HAVE A SAFE ZONE TO DO SO IN.)) [Runs10]
[OUT Q=to do so in]


Initially, sharp shooters will only kill deer on public property.
They will eventually target residential properties but only after individuals fill out an application and get approval from nearby neighbors.
The city hopes to kill 75 to 200 deer by March first.
[SOT 26:32]
[IN Q=They are all over]

((JACK RAPOPORT/ROANOKE RESIDENT: THEY ARE ALL OVER THE STREETS IN PART OF THE CITY. I'VE SEEN FIVE OR SIX OF THEM RUNNING AROUND RIGHT HERE ON THE STREET.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=HERE ON THE STREET]))
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[***NEWS 7 @ 11 IN MONITOR***]
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]


The city realizes using sharpshooters could be controversial, that is why it plans to review the policy each spring.

We should mention the deer will be donated to the Hunters for the Hungry program which will then give the meat to the local food bank.
[DOUBLE BOXES= Jean & Justin/BAM;]


Jean, Roanoke Police say they will be using suppressed weapons so folks will not be hearing loud bangs at night.

[Hurley]


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Funeral services have been finalized for a soldier from Clifton Forge who was killed in Iraq.
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[VO-NAT]


First Lieutenant Joshua Hurley died last weekend when his vehicle was hit by an explosive device.
[SUPER=03-Alleghany Co./Tuesday]


The 24 year old graduated from Alleghany High School and Virginia Military Institute.
His funeral is scheduled for this Saturday at the Central United Methodist Church on Main Street in Clifton Forge.
The service begins at eleven in the morning.
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[Chinook-Memorial]


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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[SOT 00]

((AMAZING GRACE HOW SWEET THY SOUND.))
[SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq]
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[OUT Q=SWEET THEY SOUND.]
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[VO-NAT 17 plus pad]


Tonight hundreds of troops gathered at a desert airstrip to remember those killed in a chopper attack last weekend in Baghdad.
A missile knocked the chinook chopper out of the sky- 16 Americans were lost.
The troops were headed out of Iraq- some for a break, others for family emergencies.
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[Chopper-Collision]


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Two helicopters collided over a Southern California airport killing one person and injuring another.
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[SUPER=03-Torrance, CA;]


A witness says he heard some popping and rattling, then saw two helicopters with their tails connected.
He says the choppers then separated and went down from about 300 feet in the air.
One chopper hit the runway at the Torrance airport- killing the pilot. The other crashed into a field- the pilot suffered head and leg injuries.
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[Bedford-Voting]


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[GRAPHIC=Election 2003]


A clerical error may have cost two Bedford County political candidates their elections.
The county registrar was quick to admit it's her mistake.
But fixing it may be long and complicated.
Marya Jones has more.
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[IN Q=No one can say]
[SUPER=203-Bedford; :08]
[SUPER=201-Marie Batten/Bedford Co. Registrar; :19]
[SUPER=203-Bedford Co.; :27]
[SUPER=201-Tony Ware/(R) Defeated Bedford Co. Supervisor; :56]
[SUPER=219-Marya Jones/mjones*wdbj7.com; 1:04]
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[OUT Q=MJ News 7.]
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[SOT 11:47, tape 1]

((MARIE BATTEN: NO ONE CAN SAY TO ME ANYTHING I HAVEN'T ALREADY SAID TO MYSELF.)) [RUNS:03]
Marie Batten may well be her own toughest critic.
The Bedford County registrar has had flowers and notes of encouragement pouring into her office ever since she acknowledged making a clerical error in Tuesday's election.
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[SOT 13:26, tape 1]

((WHEN YOU MAKE A MISTAKE, YOU FESS UP. AND FOR ME, THAT HASN'T BEEN A DIFFICULT THING TO DO. )) [RUNS:09]
41 residents of Clay's Crossing Drive cast their votes in the wrong district... after Batten mistakenly instructed them to vote in the Big Island district instead of the Forest district.
Barbara Furr was one of them.
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[SOT 35:23, tape 2]

((BARBARA FURR: EVERYBODY CAN MAKE A MISTAKE.)) [RUNS:01]
The mistake could be a problem in two races.
A Big Island school board race was decided by a 12 vote margin.
And Tony Ware, Big Island's supervisor for 24 years, also lost his seat by a dozen votes.
He's got 30 days to challenge it.
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[SOT 24:21 tape 1]

((TONY WARE: IT'S JUST AN HONEST MISTAKE. I'M LOOKING AT MY OPTIONS, WHAT CAN BE DONE. I HAVE SOME TIME TO THINK ABOUT IT. )) [RUNS:]
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[SU - MJ standup tape] ((MARYA JONES/NEWS-7: IF the two losing candidates contest the election, a special three-judge panel would decide whether to overturn it and call a special election.
Otherwise, the results of the election stand.
Marya Jones, News-7.)) [RUNS:12]))

[KEISTER-MORRIS]


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Incumbent Benny Keister expects to return to Richmond, even though he's involved in the closest General Assembly race in the state.
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[SUPER=203-Pulaski Co.]


The Democrat is leading Republican Morgan Morris by just 49 votes. Keister says he knew the 6th district race would be close, but he was surprised by the final vote totals. When all is said and done, Keister says he expects to win and continue business as usual.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I won't change]

((DEL. BENNY KEISTER/(D) RADFORD: I WON'T CHANGE WHAT I DO JUST I'LL TRY TO REPRESENT THE PEOPLE. I TRY TO REPRESENT ALL THE PEOPLE AND I'LL JUST KEEP ON DOING THAT THE BEST I CAN.))
[SUPER=201-Del. Benny Keister/(D) Radford]
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[OUT Q=the best I can.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=HOLD]


A recount will be held after the state board of elections certifies the race on November 24th. An official winner won't be named until mid-December.

[Makenzie]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#=03-44 TC39:25]
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After undergoing a rare transplant, a local toddler is back at home with a second chance at life.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Makenzie Blackburn wasn't expected to live past her 2nd birthday.
Just months ago she was in desperate need of a bowel transplant.
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[SOT30:37]
[IN Q=Before she was hooked to pumps and poles]

((CINDY BLACKBURN/MAKENZIE'S MOTHER; BEFORE SHE WAS HOOKED TO PUMPS AND POLES 24 HOURS A DAY WE WOULD UNHOOK HER TO GIVE AN HOUR OR TWO OF FREEDOM HERE AND THERE BUT SHE WAS CONTINUOUSLY HOOKED TO MEDICATIONS OR I-V FLUIDS HER WHOLE LIFE))
[SUPER=01-Cindy Blackburn/Makenzie's Mother; ]
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[OUT Q=fluids of i-v's her whole life]
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[VO-NAT]


But thanks to a bowel transplant Makenzie is not only on the road to recovery but eating for the first time.
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[SOT29:35]
[IN Q=Truly we weren't expecting]

((TRULY WE WEREN'T EXPECTED HER HERE. FOR HER TO BE SEEING HER SECOND BIRTHDAY NEXT MONTH IS TRULY A MIRACLE))
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=truly a miracle]
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[VO-NAT]


Makenzie mom's says she will be forever grateful to the family of an 8 year boy whose bowel gave Makenzie a new life.

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[TAKE WDBJ WEBPAGE FS]
If you'd like to keep track of Makenzie's progress you can find a link on our web page. Go to wdbj7.com and click on websites in the news.
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A new group and some familiar faces hope to tackle school violence.
More on the plan when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus a huge factory fire lights up the night sky.
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[Sports-preview]


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[OUT Q=THE BIG 7."]

((Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as we unveil the schedule for the final week of the regular season in high school football. The Dazzle picks up some size in tonight's draft. William Byrd and Northside battle in volleyball. And Dandy Don gets ready to shake things up in Botetourt. Tonight on the Big 7.))

[Factory-fire]


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A huge fire is lighting up the night sky..... in New Hampshire-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Somersworth, NH]


This is just north of Boston in Somersworth, New Hampshire.
The five alarm fire at an empty factory is sending flames shooting into the sky.
The building once housed Great Falls Bleachery which is tied to the textile industry.
It's not known if other buildings are in danger- so far no reports of any injuries.
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[Rosie]


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Rosie O'Donnell was on the witness stand most of the day. She's locked in a battle worth more than a hundred million dollars with the former publisher of her now defunct magazine. Drew Levinson has more.
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[IN Q=Inside a new york courtroom]
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[SUPER=01-Rosie O'Donnell; :18]
[SUPER=01-Dan Brewster/Gruner and Jahr Publishing CEO; :29]
[SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/Reporting; :58]
[SUPER=01-Dennis Kneale/Forbes Magazine; 1:06]
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[OUT Q=Levinson, CBS News, New York]

((Inside a new York courtroom, Rosie O'Donnell pleaded her case...saying she was not to blame for what has become an ugly breakup between she and the publishers of her former magazine, named Rosie. Afterwards, she told reporters, the case has been difficult for everyone involved.
SOT - ROSIE O'DONNELL FAST FONT "Its taken its toll and all this could have been avoided."

The publisher Gruner and Jahr says she didn't have the right to quit the glossy monthly--and when she did she was breaching her contract.
(SOT DAN BREWSTER/C.E.O. GRUNER AND JAHR PUBLISHING )

THE FUNDAMENTAL QUESTION IS DID SHE SIMPLY ONE DAY WALK AWAY IN A FIT OF TANTRUM. THAT'S WHAT SHE DID, AND THAT'S WHAT WE'RE DEMONSTRATING." CEO Dan Brewster says O'Donnell's flareups and walkout cost the magazine subscribers and the employees their jobs. The Publisher is suing O'Donnell for 100 million dollars. O'Donnell is counter-suing for 125 million--claiming she was cut out of key editorial decisions.
(STANDUP: DREW LEVINSON)

MEDIA EXPERTS SAY O'DONNELL WOULD BE HURT MOST BY LOSING THIS CASE THAT HAS NOW GAINED NATIONAL ATTENTION.
(SOT DENNIS KNEALE/FORBES MAGAZINE)

"WHAT IS AT STAKE FOR ROSIE RIGHT NOW IS NOTHING LESS THAN HER ENTIRE CAREER." Though she's getting her day in court--O'Donnell says she never wanted this.
(SOT ROSIE O'DONNELL )

"I HAVE TRIED EVERYDAY UP UNTIL THIS MOMENT TO SETTLE THIS CASE AND THEY HAVE NO DESIRE TO DO SO, SO HERE WE ARE." And here they are--inside a New York Courtroom deciding what's in a name. Drew Levinson, CBS News, New York.))

[School-Violence]


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The controversy surrounding school violence has spawned a new coalition in the Roanoke Valley.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Butch Lewis and Alice Hincker formed the Roanoke School Violence Protection Coalition, after they were excluded from membership in a city task force.
The co-founders say they hope to build a broad- based group that will foster a continuing dialogue on the subject.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Hopefully the support]

((ALICE HINCKER: HOPEFULLY THE SUPPORT OF THE SCHOOL SYSTEM AND THE POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL BE THERE AND WE'LL ALL BE WORKING TOGETHER.)) ((BUTCH LEWIS: THIS IS A WAY THAT WE CAN DO MORE. I CAN'T SEE HOW HAVING A COALITION AND A TASK FORCE WORKING FOR THE SAME OBJECTIVE CAN HURT THE COMMUNITY. IT'S GOING TO BE A POSITIVE. IT'S GOING TO BE MORE PEOPLE PUTTING IDEAS INTO THE ARENA.))
[SUPER=01-Alice Hincker/RSVP Coalition Co-Founder; :00]
[SUPER=01-Butch Lewis/RSVP Coalition Co-Founder; :08]
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[OUT Q=putting ideas into the arena.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The coalition has scheduled a public meeting November 18th at the Roanoke Valley Governor's School.
Among the group's first objectives is to bring in two nationally- known experts on school safety.

[L'burg-Search]


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[WRITER=ssm]
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A team of drug-sniffing dogs swept through E.C. Glass High School in Lynchburg today, but did not find any illicit drugs.
School officials say the search was one of several random drug sweeps they conduct every year.
Students were under lockdown at the time, but no problems were reported.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
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You've probably heard the saying "the house that Ruth built."
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[VO-NAT]


Well this is the house that built "The Waltons."
Still ahead on News 7, find out how you can own a piece of TV history.
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[Commercial]

[Train-Station]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 p.m.]
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[TAPE#=03-38 tc 1:23:15]
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The re-opening of Roanoke's historic train station is right on schedule.
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[VO-NAT :30]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The former Norfolk and Western passenger station was today unveiled after months of renovation. The lobby of the 27-thousand square foot building looks much like it did 50-years ago. Architects stayed true to the lines of Raymond Loewy who redesigned the station in the late 1940's. The space will house the Roanoke Valley Convention and Visitor's Bureau and the O. Winston Link museum. The project took shape under the direction of Center in the Square which reports construction came in early and under budget.
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[Nickel]


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It is the most popular U-S coin- the nickel, and now it's getting a new design.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC]


While the nickel will look about the same on the front- the back is changing.
The coins will commemorate the bicentennial of the Louisiana purchase and the Lewis and Clarke Expedition.
A rendition of the peace medal will be depicted on the reverse of the first nickel- the medal was given to Native Americans as a symbol of peace and friendship.
Gerard Baker is a full blood American Indian who's family has one of the original peace medals.
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((GERARD BAKER: WHAT IT MEANS TO MOST OF US IS THE UNDERSTANDING AND THE WILLING TO LEARN AND TO REMEMBER WHO WE ARE.))
[SUPER=01-Gerard Baker;]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=to remember who we are.]
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[VO-NAT]


More commemorative coins will come out in 2005 and 2006.
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[ANCHOR=Jean on 2-Shot]
[SS=None]


The last time the U-S mint changed the nickel, it went from the buffalo to the one you can find in your pocket today.


[S-Extra]


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The Dazzle goes big early in the NBDL draft. We'll check the Friday Football Extra schedule for tomorrow night. Plus, Don Meredith on his new life as a politician.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Wm. Byrd vs. Northside; :00]

Over at the Northside Gym tonight - the Vikings took on rival William Byrd in the Blue Ridge volleyball semi-finals with a berth in the Region Three tournament going to the winner. Byrd would survive to win in four games taking three straight after losing the opener. The Terriers will play Botetourt for the title - Saturday at one.
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[S-Dazzle]


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The Roanoke Dazzle took part in tonight's NBDL draft. The Dazzle selected 10 players including two centers. They took 6-11 Josh Asselin from Michigan in the first round and 7-2 Chris Christofferson from Oregon in the second. The Dazzle had a chance to take former Hokie Rolan Roberts in the first round, but passed on him. He was taken with the very next pick by Charleston. The Dazzle also passed on a couple of big name players - including former Michigan State point guard Mateen Cleaves and former Southern Cal star Sam Clancy. They ended up with Huntsville and Fayetteville. The Dazzle also could have taken Moses Malone, junior - but passed on him, as well. The Dazzle's home opener is Sunday afternoon, November 30th.

[S-ODAC]


[ANCHOR=mike]
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[WRITER=twe]
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Sydney and Macon were picked to rule the ODAC at the conference's annual preseason gathering today. Travis Wells literally tells us what else is new?
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Swickrath/Youngest Head Coach in D3 at 25; :22]
[SUPER=01-Adam Hutchinson/First Year W&L Head Coach; :31]
[SUPER=01-Page Moir/15th Season at Roanoke; :57]
[SUPER=@travis1; 1:04]
[RUNS=1:15]
[OUT Q=News 7 Sports."]

((Five new head coaches enter the ODAC this season, most notably Bubba Smith, who takes over for Tony Shaver at Hampden-Sydney, where the Tigers have won 75 games and two league titles in three seasons.
Lynchburg's John Swickrath is the youngest head man in all of D3 hoops at 25, Adam Hutchinson will try to turn around Washington & Lee's 28 and 71 mark the last four years, and Kirby Deans takes over at his alma mater, Eastern Mennonite.


John: Adam: Kirby:
Entering his 15th season in Salem, Page Moir needs just 5 wins to become the winningest coach in Roanoke College history. Moir must replace the school's 6th all time leading scorer in Robby Pridgen and two post men lost to graduation.
Page:
Travis: The Maroons were picked fourth in the preseason poll, Emory & Henry was 7th, while Washington & Lee and Lynchburg manned the 8th and 9th spots. In Salem, Travis Wells, News 7 Sports.))


[S-Don]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-159 12303tc]
[GRAPHIC=ELECTION 2003]


Steve Largent, J.C. Watts, Tom McMillen and Bill Bradley all proved that it is possible to from the sporting world to the political arena.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daleville; :00]

And earlier this week - former area Hoop king, Don Meredith walked down the same path. Dandy Don, coached for 32 years at Floyd, Liberty and Lord Botetourt, but Tuesday night he won a different kind of game - a seat on the Botetourt County board of supervisors.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=WHEN I STARTED...]
[SUPER=01-Don Meredith/Botetourt Co. Board of Supervisors; ]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=...there is an issue.]
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[VO-NAT con't]
[SUPER=04-1995 Season;]

Meredith ran as an independent. He has no experience, but he also comes without a personal agenda - other than the goal of uniting the county.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I'M TIRED...]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=....become united."]
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[VO NAT CON'T] In his three decades of coaching - Meredith got to know more than his share of referees.
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[IN CUE:=NO REACH...]
[RUNS=:08]
[OC=....all night old man!]
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He plans to be on his best behavior on the five member board.
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[OUT Q=...LOOKING FORWARD TO IT."]
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[S-FFE]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[TAPE#=SP-164 1636TC]
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Tomorrow night marks the end of the regular season for high school football. Here's the Friday Football Extra schedule for week 11.
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[IN Q=LOGO & AUDIO FULL]
[RUNS=:58]
[OUT Q=...logo comes full."]
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[S-House]


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The Express is home both Friday and Saturday of this week looking to stay hot. Steve Mason also is on his game with this edition of Round House Wrap Up.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=@Steve1; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tony MacAulay/Express Head Coach; :20]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :33]
[SUPER=01-Joe Dusbabek/Express Forward; :42]
[SUPER=01-Shawn Limpright/Express Leading Scorer; 1:01]
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[OUT Q=....Round House Wrap Up"]
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((STEVE MASON:))
((TONY MACAULAY/EXPRESS HEAD COACH:))
((The team is on its way because of the defense. A unit led by goalie David Belitski that has given up just five goals in three games. The offense scored 12 goals during the stretch. ((:))
Off the ice, the team scored major points in the community, spending time with kids with celebra palsy at the Ice Station. Goals were scored, kids were pushed to try and spirits were lifted. ((:))
The Express had some college visitors this week. Two communication majors at James Madison University are shooting a short documentary on the Express for a class project.))
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[Hamner-House]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#=03-39 TC1:23:56]
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They'll soon be saying "Good night Jim Bob" for the last time on Walton's Mountain.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nelson Co.]


The boyhood home that Earl Hamner made famous in his T-V series "The Waltons" is going on the auction block next month.
The last of the family to live there.. Jim Hamner.. is in poor health and wants to sell the property.
Realtor Tammi Robertson and her brother Bill Bryant are handling the deal.
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[SOT 11:06:13]
[IN Q=Of course we]

((TAMMI ROBERTSON/JOHN STEWART WALKER REAL ESTATE: OF COURSE WE DID THE WHOLE 'GOODNIGHT JOHN BOY' THING TOO AT NIGHT, AND WE JOKED ABOUT IT, WHO WOULD HAVE EVER THOUGHT THAT ALL THESE YEARS LATER WE'D BE WORKING TOGETHER TO SELL THIS PROPERTY.))
[SUPER=01-Tammi Robertson/John Stewart Walker Real Estate]
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[OUT Q=sell this property.]
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[VO-NAT]


Robertson says they've already had dozens of calls from Waltons fans across the country who are interested in the property.
The 3-bedroom, 1-bath home sits directly across from the Walton's Museum in Schuyler (SKY-ler). (------------)