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Coming up on News 7-
A shooting tonight outside a high school football game.
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Hikers stuck on the Appalachian Trail are rescued tonight.
One of Southside's most historic homes is under bankruptcy protection.
Plus a new treatment for wrinkles may be on the way to America.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]

News 7 is next.

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It is supposed to be a night of football and fun.. playoff time for local high schools, but tonight a shooting at one area high school changes that.
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[Gretna-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The shooting happened at Gretna High school at about nine tonight outside the school.
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News 7 has learned the game was suspended in the third quarter after the shooting, but details of what exactly happened and why are unclear.
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[Talent=Jean]
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The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Department has confirmed that two people were shot, but it has not released the condition of either victim.
The victims we are told were taken to Danville Regional Medical Center.
We will bring you more information as it comes in to News 7.
The game itself was suspended with Gretna leading in the third quarter. Coaches say that's likely the way it will stay, but the Virginia High School League has the final decision.

[Harris]


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An issue of confidence for Roanoke's School Superintendent.
A majority of city council says it lacks confidence in Wayne Harris.
The school board is unanimous in its support for him. [***News 7 @ 11 in Monitor***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


Justin McLeod is here with more on this latest flare up.
Jean this all started this morning
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@Justin1;]

at a joint retreat of the council and the school board.
A majority of city council said they lack confidence in Superintendent Wayne Harris and told the school board to get the situation under control.
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((REV. NELSON HARRIS/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL; THERE WERE QUESTIONS OF LEADERSHIP, OF RESPONSIVENESS, OF EFFECTIVENESS.))


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[OUT Q=of effectiveness.]
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But late this afternoon, the school board gave Wayne Harris a unanimous vote of confidence.
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[SOT 4:15]
[IN Q=I have the]

((WAYNE HARRIS/ROANOKE CITY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT; I HAVE THE UNANIMOUS SUPPORT OF THE ROANOKE CITY SCHOOL BOARD, AND WE HAVE OUTSTANDING TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS WHO ARE WORKING ON BEHALF OF OUR STUDENTS. AND THAT'S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING I NEED TO MOVE FORWARD.))
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[OUT Q=to move forward.]
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Because council does not have control over the hiring or firing of the superintendent, members pressed the school board to take better control of school affairs and set the direction.
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((GLORIA MANNS/ROANOKE CITY SCHOOL BOARD; THAT WAS THEIR STATEMENT TO US, THEY DID NOT WANT TO GO OVER THEIR BOUNDARY, SO THE BALL WAS PUT IN OUR LAP FOR US TO REMOVE THAT THINKING AND ELIMINATE THOSE FEELINGS THEY MAY HAVE.)) ((REV. NELSON HARRIS/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL; THE SCHOOL BOARD REALLY NEEDS TO TAKE THE LEAD AND SPEAK TO AND ENGAGE AND RESPOND TO THE COMMUNITY. ))
[SUPER=01-Gloria Manns/Roanoke City School Board; ]
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[OUT Q=respond to the community.]
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Reverend Nelson Harris said he's not surprised by the school board's support for the superintendent and he's encouraged that members are taking the issue seriously.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


Jean, Council also said there needs to be better support for teachers in both management and discipline issues.


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Minority activists in Lynchburg want the city's police chief fired for not doing enough to prevent what they say is racial profiling by some of his officers.
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The controversy stems from a traffic stop last month where a 58-year-old black college professor was pepper-sprayed after police say she resisted arrest.
But Dorothy Smith-Akubue's (ah-koo-BOO-ees) supporters say officers used excessive force.. and that profiling has been an ongoing problem within the police department.
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((GARNELL STAMPS/NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK: AND CHIEF CHARLES BENNETT SHOULD BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATELY. HE DOES NOT APPEAR TO HAVE THE SKILLS OR THE INTEREST IN DEALING WITH THESE PROBLEMS THAT GET OUT OF HAND.))
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Chief Bennett would not talk about details of the case.
Smith-Akubue (Ah-koo -BOO-ee) will face the charges in court on December 4th.
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[Hikers]


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A group of hikers had to be rescued tonight after getting lost in the woods.
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It happened at Dragon's Tooth on the Appalachian Trail off Route 3-11.
Five hikers who are in their twenties called 9-1-1 after it got dark.
It would take nearly two hours and eight rescurers on A-T-V's to locate the group on top of the mountain.
They were not wearing jackets but had started a fire to keep warm.
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[Missing-Children]


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The Buchanan County Sheriff says they mobilized everyone they could to help find two children swept away by flood waters.
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[SUPER=03-Buchanan Co.;]

Today searchers found the bodies of four year old Kayley Runyon and two year old Christian Runyon. The two disappeared after a culvert holding back a swollen creek gave way. The floodwaters swept away five homes and pulled the children from their parents arms. Nearby residents were able to save the parents.
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[Pallet-Fire]


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A fire at a Campbell County woodchipping business could go on for several days.
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Crews responded to the Gibson Pallet Company around two o'clock this afternoon.
It is located on Lynch Mill Road just off Route 43 near Alta Vista.
Firefighters believe a woodchipper caught fire which then spread to a twenty foot chip pile.
Crews quickly knocked down the fire but say it could take days maybe weeks before the fire is completely out.
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[Berry-Hill]


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The doors will remain closed at one of Halifax County's most historic homes.. as its owners try to reorganize their debt through Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
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[SUPER=03-South Boston/File Tape]


The Berry Hill mansion shut down September 7th after Marriott pulled its hotel and conference center services out.. because of unpaid bills.
Berry Hill Associates filed for bankruptcy protection yesterday, one day before the property was scheduled to be sold at auction.
Halifax County officials say they're trying to work with the group to get the property up and running again.
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[Terror-Warning]


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A warning tonight from the FBI and the Homeland Security Department.
They say there is an increased risk for Terrorist attacks on Americans at home and abroad.
The two agencies stressed concerns that Al Qaida could try to hijack cargo jets and crash them into targets.

[Medicare]


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It may be the weekend, but lawmakers are at work on Capitol hill tonight- debating medicare legislation. A vote could come after midnight.
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Tonight.. just back from his trip to London, President Bush urged Congress to pass it.
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((IT'S AN IMPORTANT TIME FOR MEMBERS OF THE U.S. CONGRESS TO HONOR OUR OBLIGATIONS TO OUR SENIORS BY PROVIDING A MODERN MEDICARE SYSTEM .. A SYSTEM THAT INCLUDES PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND A CHOICE FOR OUR SENIORS.))
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[OUT Q=for our seniors.]
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The President also said he's glad Congress passed an energy bill- saying the nation needs it.
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[Jackson]


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The father of the alleged victim in the Michael Jackson case says he doesn't believe Jackson is a pedophile.
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[Vo-Nat 03.5]
A lawyer for the father spoke to the media today.
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((RUSSELL HALPERN/ATTORNEY FOR FATHER OF ALLEGED VICTIM: HE IS ALSO VERY COGNIZANT OF THE FACT THAT HIS CHILDREN HAVE BEEN MANIPULATED BY THE MOTHER ON PRIOR OCCASIONS.))
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But the father admits he hasn't talked to his son in a year. He lost custody of him in a divorce case.
The accuser is reportedly a 12 or 13 year old cancer survivor who frequently visited Jackson at his Neverland ranch.

But prosecutors say they have a strong case and they're considering using statements and evidence from a 1993 investigation against the singer now.
The man who was sheriff during the last case denies the D-A has a vendetta against the singer-
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[SOT]

((JIM THOMAS/FORMER SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SHERIFF: HE FEELS SAD THAT PERHAPS IF HE COULD HAVE PROVED THAT FIRST CASE AS WE ALL FEEL, THEN THIS YOUNG BOY GOING THROUGH THIS TODAY MAY NOT HAVE HAD TO DO THAT.))
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[VO-NAT 07.5]
[Super=03-Las Vegas, NV;]

There is also a question of the safety of Jackson's own children- child welfare has been notified but no word on whether they will take Jackson's children.
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People came out in big numbers and waited in long lines in Martinsville today. They'll do it again tomorrow. We'll tell you why.
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Plus ringing in new rules for phones... that mean interchangeable phone and cell numbers, but why it won't happen here at least not now.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, regional playoff pigskins as we separate the pretenders from the contenders. The Hokies win on the hardwood and the soccer pitch. Plus, Tech is set to say goodbye to the Big East while the Wahoos hope to avoid the sting of the Jackets. All that and more on the way in sports.))

[Cell-Phones]


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[***ANCHOR TAG***] A federal appeals court clears the way for consumers to transfer home phone numbers to cell phones starting Monday.
But the new rule is still in limbo -- that's because the U-S telecom association filed suit- Now the Federal Communications commission has until Wednesday to respond. For now, Julie Vallese has more on the change that affects the 100 most populated areas in the U-S.
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[SUPER=01-Michael Powell/FCC Chairman; :13]
[SUPER=01-Jim Guest/President, Consumers Union; :40]
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((WHO SAYS YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU?
STARTING MONDAY NOVEMBER 24TH CONSUMER'S CAN TAKE THEIR CELL PHONE NUMBERS WITH THEM IF THEY CHANGE CARRIERS OR IF THEY WANT THEIR HOME NUMBER TO GO MOBILE.


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Michael Powell The commission doesn't embrace one or Chairman Federal Communications the other. We would never want to do Commission that. What we want to do is embrace
consumers to have many choices and let
them decide.

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IF YOU ARE A CONSUMER WHO DOES DECIDE
TO KEEP THE NUMBER BUT CHANGE THE
SERVICE IT MAY NOT BE AS EASY AS MAKING
A CALL.

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Michael Powell It's the first time this has ever been Chairman Federal Communications done. will there be some initial Commission hiccups possibly.

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BUT MORE POSSIBLE ARE DEALS --- DEALS


PROVIDERS CURRENT AND FUTURE WILL BE
OFFERING CONSUMERS.

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Jim Guest Maybe they'll give you the phone for President Consumers Union free or a discounted price on the new
phone, maybe they'll pick up the small
change over fee that your previous
company charges just in general want to
get your business

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BUT DON'T JUST LOOK FOR THE ADVERTISED
ONES - THINK UP SOME OF YOUR OWN.

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Jim Guest so as you look at other offers President Consumers Union negotiate with your existing cell phone
service.

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BUT THINK CAREFULLY BEFORE MAKING THE

SWITCH. NOT ALL AREAS HAVE E-911. YOU
STILL CAN MAKE EMERGENCY CALLS BUT WILL
HAVE TO PROVIDE YOUR LOCATION AND
REMEMBER THERE ARE STILL FEES FOR
SWITCHING OR BREAKING YOUR CONTRACT. STAND UP CLOSE. JULIE VALLESE REPORTING. ))
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[Anchor=Jean]
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The change only affects the top 100 populated cities starting Monday -- it will be available in other areas six months later.

No parts of the W-D-B-J viewing area fall into that category so the rule kicks in for us on May 24, 20-04.[Wrinkles]


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A new treatment meant to get rid of wrinkles and scars is most likely coming to America.
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[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


It is called Restylane- (Resta-lyne) an injectable gel to make those signs of aging become less apparent.
Restylane is already approved in over 60 countries. In fact, some nations have had been using it for seven years.

Now an advisory panel has recommended that the Food and Drug Administration approve the gel.
Some panelists say the man made gel is actually safer than Botex or collagen fillers already on the market.
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[Health-Fair]


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They came out by the droves to the Martinsville Community health fair today.
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[SUPER=03-Martinsville]


Some standing in line for hours just to get inside.
Many say they couldn't pass up the opportunity for free dental and medical care.
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((I'M ON DISABILITY I DON'T HAVE THAT MUCH MONEY. THIS IS SORT OF FREE TO HELP PEOPLE. AND THIS IS REAL NICE TO HAVE THIS EVENT ))
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The double digit unemployment rate in Martinsville also led state officials to also get involved.
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[SOT12:03:01, tape 1]
[IN Q=This is to say we do understand.]

((THIS IS TO SAY WE DO UNDERSTAND WE'RE TRYING TO BE OF ASSISTANCE AND THIS IS AT LEAST AN INTERIM))
[SUPER=01-Jane Woods/VA Sec. of Health & Human Resources]
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[OUT Q=at least an interim.]
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The Governor will visit the health fair tomorrow which runs from 7 am to 5 pm at the former Tultex manufacturing plant.
All services are provided on a first come first serve basis.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Still to come on News 7 - it's deja vu as we see another stretch of Indian Summer- Robin will have the weekend forecast.
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[VO-NAT]


and who are these people in red vests hanging out at the Roanoke Airport? We'll tell you what it's all about.
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[JFK-Preview]


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Tomorrow marks the anniversary of a day people say they will never forget.
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((HERE IS A BULLETIN FROM CBS NEWS.))
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Four decades ago -- that announcement stopped people in their tracks.
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((FROM DALLAS, TEXAS. THE FLASH, APPARENTLY OFFICIAL. PRESIDENT KENNEDY DIED AT ONE PM CENTRAL STANDARD TIME. TWO O CLOCK EASTERN STANDARD TIME. ))
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[VO-NAT]

After 40 years of speculation, debate, and controversy about what really happened -- people from all over the U-S still visit Dallas to get an idea for themselves what happened on the 22nd.
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[S-Extra]


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Coming up, regional playoff action from Victory Stadium, Tech and UVa are primed for conference clashes, and the Hokie Women tip off the season with a win at the Cassell, but first tonight's extra point,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Orlando, FL; :00]


2003 Busch Series champ Brian Vickers and the rest of the drivers who finished in the top ten in points capped off the season by swimming with bottlenose dolphins at Orlando's Discovery Cove. Bobby Hamilton, Jr. got a ride unlike any he's ever taken in a race car.
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We start tonight at Victory Stadium as the Liberty Minutemen rolled into town to square off with William Fleming's stingy defense in the Region Three, Division Four final.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Minutemen vs. Colonels; :00]


Defense ruled in this one as expected. Early on Fleming's Dere Hicks tries to hit Darrell Gresham, but O-B Blake supplies the big hit to jar the ball loose.
On the Colonels first possession of the second quarter, Hicks slips as he throws, but he hooks up with Esteban Barrett who also slips, but regains his footing and sprints down the left sideline for a 7-nothing Fleming lead.
Early in the 4th, Fleming with the ball again. Hicks hands off to Donnell Blake who takes off around the right side. He airs it out to Steve Robertson who is all alone for the score and it was 13-nothing on the 47 yard pass play.
[SUPER=36-Liberty/0/William Fleming/13/;]

The Colonels seal things up on a late interception by Dwayne Priest. Fleming advances with a 13-zip shutout.
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[FFE-Scores]


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Mike Stevens will have highlights from a total of 7 post season games coming up on Friday Football Extra. For now here's an early look at tonight's regional scoreboard.
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[FFE Scores]

[SUPER=55-Highland Springs/0/L.C. Bird/14/Mills Godwin/33/Varina/34/Christiansburg/0/Rustburg/12;]



[SUPER=55-Grundy/7/Graham/32/Carroll Co./0/Magna Vista/3/Fort Defiance/21/Monticello/32;]



[SUPER=55-George Wythe/22/Radford/23/Washington & Lee/28/James Monroe/35/North Stafford/0/Massaponax/26;]



[SUPER=55-Albemarle/15/Colonial Forge/29/Liberty/0/William Fleming/13/Prince Edward/8/Gretna/47;]



[SUPER=55-Buffalo Gap/7/William Campbell/19/Phoebus/24/Hampton/20/Indian River/28/Lake Taylor/0;]



[SUPER=55-Oscar Smith/6/Landstown/35/Surry/6/Mathews/27/Grafton/10/Powhatan/55;]



[SUPER=55-Franklin Co./20/Osbourn Park/35/Petersburg/14/Meadowbrook/28/George Mason/0/Manassas Park/34;]



[SUPER=55-Matoaca/21/Hopewell/39/New Kent/14/York/43/Lunenburg/20/Central-Woodstock/14;]



[SUPER=55-Nandua/16/Poquoson/44/Chancellor/No/Lafayette/Report/Riverheads/14/Amelia/3;]



[SUPER=55-Northwood/Sat./Bath Co./1:30/Twin Springs/Sat./J.I. Burton/1:30/Haysi/Sat./Gate City/1:30;]



[SUPER=55-Franklin/Sat./Sussex Central/1:30/King William/Sat./Essex/1:30/Liberty Bealeton/Sat./Stone Bridge/1:30;][S-Te


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Tomorrow's Tech/BC game will mark the end of an era as the Hokies play their final game in the Big East. It will also be the last home game for 15 Hokie seniors.
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[SUPER=01-Jake Grove/VT Senior Center; :00]
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[VO NAT CON'T] The battle with Boston College will not have a happy ending for two seniors. Franklin County's Jacob Gibson is out with a knee injury, and Nathaniel Adibi will NOT be able to play at all. Tech's director of athletic training Mike Goforth says there's no way to cover the pins in Adibi's right thumb and keep down the swelling.

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The Virginia Cavaliers host the 6 and 4 Ramblin' Wreck from Georgia Tech tomorrow at Scott Stadium in a noon kickoff.
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[VO-NAT]


The Cavaliers only win in their last five games was against Troy State and they'll face a one two backfield punch tomorrow that is producing an average of 314 yards a game. Sophomore P.J. Daniels and freshman Reggie Ball will be a focus for the UVa D.
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[SUPER=01-Chris Canty/UVa Defensive End; :00]
[SUPER=01-Darryl Blackstock/UVa Linebacker; :20]
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[OUT Q=.......same time"]
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[S-Hoops]


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Bonnie Henrickson's Tech Women opened up the season in style tonight at the Cassell with a double digit win over Miami of Ohio.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Red Hawks vs. Hokies; :00]


The Hokie Bird was tuning up for a busy weekend.
Erin Gibson was working the rock to Ieva Kublina who knocks down the short jumper for two of her 16 points.
Later, Blacksburg High product Brittany Anderson finds Ieva and she puts down two more for the home team.
[SUPER=33-Miami (OH)/60/Virginia Tech/77/;]


Carrie Mason finishes things off with this deuce. Tech went on to win 77 to 60.
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[S-Soccer]


[ANCHOR=travis]
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We finish up on the soccer pitch where Virginia Tech hosted its first ever NCAA tournament game against Clemson.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Tigers vs. Hokies; :00]


Bobby O' Brien gave Tech a 2-1 lead in the second half when he put home this penalty kick midway thru.
Clemson answered with a penalty kick of its own near the end of regulation. The two teams battled thru overtime and penalty kicks before the Hokies prevailed 6-5. They'll travel to VCU next week.
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[Airport-Ambassadors]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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As the holiday season begins, the Roanoke Airport is offering customers the gift of convenience.
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((1:51... IT'LL BE ABOUT 20-MINUTES, MAYBE. OKAY. THANK YOU. UH HUH.))
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[VO NAT :21] Airport Ambassadors, wrapped in red vests, are patrolling the terminal in search of passengers with questions, comments or concerns. The program is a response to the many security and procedural changes the airport implemented after September 11th. Officials say they want passengers to feel comfortable and that means having access to information.
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((AMANDA DEHAVEN/ROANOKE AIRPORT: THIS TIME OF YEAR WE HAVE ALOT MORE LEISURE TRAVELERS THAT AREN'T USED TO ALL THE PROCESSES AND PROCEDURES SO IT'S HELPFUL TO HAVE SOMEONE HERE, A FRIENDLY FACE, JUST TO HELP YOU ALONG YOUR WAY.))
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The ambassador-program runs throughout the year but there will be several extra volunteers on hand throughout the holidays. (------------)