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Coming up on News 7-
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Iraqi militants say "No thanks" to an offer of amnesty-- saying amnesty is for criminals, and that their resistance is legitimate.
Roanoke's finest team up with the National Guard members, as they train to fight against a potential terrorist attack.
And, one co-worker is taking generosity to a whole new level-- giving a fellow doctor his kidney.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]

News 7 at 11 is next.

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Law enforcement and National Guardsmen team up to prepare for the unthinkable...
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Good evening, I'm Kimberly McBroom, in for Myranda Stephens.

[Homeland-Security]


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Army National Guard soldiers and Roanoke City Police are working together to keep Virginia's homeland safe. Today the public was invited to watch as they trained. Jennifer Wishon reports.
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[SUPER=01-CSM Anthony Price/Army National Guard; :06]
[SUPER=01-Susan Wilson/Salem Resident; :53]
[SUPER=01-Chris Bolling/Roanoke Police Homeland Defense Officer; 1:03]
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[SUPER=01-Sgt. Joanie Buckland/Virginia Defense Force; 1:33 ]
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(( The mission of protecting America's homeland is nothing new for the Army National Guard.
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[SOT 7:28:16]
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((ANTHONY PRICE: THE NATIONAL GUARD, IN REALITY, HAS PLAYED A HOMELAND SECURITY MISSION SINCE GEORGE WASHINGTON WAS AS COLONEL. YOU CAN ACTUALLY LOOK BACK TO 1750 AND THIS BATALLION WAS PART OF WHAT WAS THEN COLONEL GEORGE WASHINGTON'S DEFENSE AGAINST THE INDIANS ON THE FRONTIER.))
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[OUT Q=on the frontier]

But things have changed since 1750. That's why for the past three years the First Battalion of the 116th Infantry Division has been training with Roanoke City Police and Firefighters in case the Roanoke Valley ever comes under attack.
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((LEAN, LEAN, STEP.))
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Saturday the public was invited to watch how the two groups work together and take a look at the tools at their disposal.
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[IN Q=If makes me feel]

((SUSAN WILSON/SALEM RESIDENT: IT MAKES ME FEEL VERY PROTECTED BECAUSE WE'VE GOT A GOOD GROUP OF GUYS HERE IN OUR HOMETOWN. THEY'RE VERY DEVOTED AND THEY'RE VERY SUBSTANTIAL.))
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[IN Q=We want to be prepared]

((CHRIS BOLLING: WE WANT TO BE PREPARED FOR ANY POSSIBLE HOMELAND DEFENSE OR EMERGENCY SCENARIO. CIVIL DISTURBANCE IS ONE POSSIBILITY, THIS ALSO COULD HELP US PREPARE FOR A MAJOR TERROIST INCIDENT BECAUSE THERE WOULD BE CROWDS INVOLVED.))
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[OUT Q=be crowds involved]
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[SOT 7:56:55]
[IN Q=More than 200 soldiers]

((JENNIFER WISHON/JWISHON@WDBJ7.COM: MORE THAN 200 SOLDIERS WITH THE FIRST BATALLION OF THE 116TH INFANTRY ARE NOW DEPLOYED. THE VIRGINIA DEFENSE FORCE HAS STEPPED IN TO FILL THEIR VOID, BUT THEY NEED MORE HELP AND ARE ACTIVELY RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS.))
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[OUT Q=actively recruiting volunteers]
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((SGT. JOANIE BUCKLAND/VA DEFENSE FORCE: WE NEED PEOPLE FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE. WE NEED HOUSEWIVES, WE NEED BANKERS, LAWYERS, DOCTORS, ANYONE.))
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[OUT Q=lawyers, doctors, anyone]

Still, soldiers say despite being down in number, they've never been better prepared to protect their homeland from harm. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Roanoke.))

[Iraq]


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Insurgents launched fresh attacks in Baghdad today. Iraq's interim government is going after the insurgency in a new way. Kelly Cobiella has the latest developments in Iraq.
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[SUPER=01-Ayad Alawi/Iraqi Prime Minister; :12 ]
[SUPER=01-Kelly Cobiella/Reporting; 1:25]
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[OUT Q=Cobiella, CBS News.]

(( (NATS GUNFIRE/BATTLE) WITH A 15-MONTH OLD INSURGENCY STILL ROCKING IRAQ... THE NEW GOVERNMENT OFFERED UP A DEAL TO MILITANTS: PUT DOWN YOUR WEAPONS AND YOU WILL BE FORGIVEN.
(AYAD ALAWI--- AMNESTY SOT)


"We'd like to announce an amnesty law which will include all those involved in minor crimes" BUT THERE WERE FEW, IF ANY, TAKERS. AND RADICAL SHIITE CLERIC MUQTADA AL SADR REJECTED IT OUTRIGHT. HIS FOLLOWERS ARE BEHIND THE LATEST SURGE IN VIOLENCE IN SHIITE COMMUNITIES IN BAGHDAD AND SOUTHERN IRAQ. FIGHTING IN BAGHDAD'S SADR CITY HAS LEFT MORE THAN A DOZEN IRAQIS DEAD IN THE PAST THREE DAYS, AND NEARLY AS MANY U-S SOLDIERS WOUNDED. THERE ARE LIMITED VICTORIES IN THE SOUTH... BRITISH TROOPS ONCE AGAIN HAVE CONTROL IN AMARA... BUT THE FIGHTING CONTINUES IN NAJAF. SHIITE LEADERS ARE TRYING TO NEGOTIATE A TRUCE.
(KIDNAPPINGS)

INSURGENTS CONTINUE GRABBING HEADLINES... WITH YET ANOTHER KIDNAPPING AND THE USUAL ULTIMATUM: STOP DOING BUSINESS IN IRAQ, OR THE HOSTAGE DIES. THE GOVERNMENT SAYS ARAB NETWORK AL-JAZEERA IS MAKING MATTERS WORSE, BY BROADCASTING MILITANTS DEMANDS.
(SOT MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR FALAH AL-NAQIB)"They have been showing a lot of crimes and criminals on TV, and they
(send) a bad picture about Iraq and about Iraqis and encourage criminals to increase their activities."

THEY ORDERED THE NETWORK'S BAGHDAD OFFICE CLOSED FOR 30-DAYS. BUT THE MOVE, ALONG WITH THE OFFER OF AMNESTY MAY NOT BE ENOUGH... JUST HOURS AFTER ANNOUNCING BOTH, INSURGENTS ANSWERED BACK WITH ROCKET ATTACKS ON THE INTERIM GOVERNMENT AND THE U-S EMBASSY. KELLY COBIELLA, CBS NEWS.))



[FL-Murders]


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In Florida, investigators are questioning two "persons of interest" in the murders of six people.
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Yesterday, the bodies of four men, two women and a dog were found inside a blood- spattered house in Deltona, Florida.
The victims ranged in age from 18 to mid- 30s, and did NOT appear to be related.
The county sheriff says the two persons of interest are being somewhat cooperative, but adds they are NOT suspects.


Sheriff Ben Johnson says processing the evidence at the crime scene is tedious work.
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[OUT Q=trace evidence.]
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Johnson says this was one of the most brutal murders his department has ever experienced.
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[NJ-Crash]


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A mid- air collision between two small planes this morning in New Jersey--
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The crash sent one of the planes plunging into the back yard of a home.
At first, authorities reported five people dead.
But now they say only the two pilots were killed-- and no one on the ground was injured.
It's not clear what led to the discrepancy-- or what caused the collision.
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Still ahead on News 7 at 11, an airline safety group says parents should pay up for another seat for their toddlers...

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and also, authorities are calling it a sick joke. An American fakes a beheading, and has it posted on the web.
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[OUT Q=..in sports"]

((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, the Hokies make more than a fashion statement on preseason media day in Blacksburg. There's strength in numbers for Magna Vista, and Casey Mears blisters the Brickyard. Plus, Greg Maddux joins an elite club. All that and more on the way in sports.))

[Beheading-Hoax]


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A militant Islamic Web site has removed video that shows the phony beheading of an American.
The hoax victim is a 22-year-old San Francisco man, who says he made the tape at a friend's house.
Sharyn Alfonsi has more.
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(( This morning, Arab Satellite network Al-Jazeera broadcast video they claimed came from an Islamic Militant Web-Site. Graphic and grainy images depicting... what they reported - was an American being decapitated in Iraq.
---. (nat sound broadcast) But it was all a tasteless hoax... engineered by this shirtless 22 year old from San Franci

sco.. bite: spread quickly Media Analysts say the stunt underscores the reality of the internet: seeing isn't always believing. Felling: Shouldn't be...
Despite protestations to the opposite... people seem to want to see it. Over the summer, video of beheadings were among the most searched for web sites. Media analysts say anyone with a political agenda can turn to the internet
---. ( 010724 BARDAZZI) THE TERRORISTS HAS BEEN PRETTY GOOD AT IT (12)

EVERYTIME THERE IS A THREAT OF A BEHEADING OR A KIDNAPPING IT SEEM TO TOP THE NEW STORY OF SOME BATTLE WHERE 200 PEOPL
E WERE LOST ------.

(Alfonsi close) Napoleon once told his generals that four Hostile Newspapers should me more feared than a thousand bayonettes. In today's wars, the internet could prove to be as powerful.. allowing anyone to manipulate.. a single image and a million minds.. with just the click of a mouse. Sharyn Alfonsi, CBS News New York))

[Airline-Belts]


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It's not a rule, but the National Transportation Safety Board has long recommended that every child under two have his own seat on a plane.
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Now the F-A-A is launching an educational campaign, hoping to persuade parents to buy seats for their infants and toddlers.
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((IF UNEXPECTED TURBULLENCE HITS AN AIRPLANE, EVEN A MOTHER'S LOVE CAN'T HOLD THAT BABY SAFE.))
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[OUT Q=hold that baby safe.]
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But analysts say the cash- strapped airline industry is hoping to avoid further regulation that could keep families from flying, if they're forced to buy seats.
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[IN Q=We're paying full]

((DOUG LADENDORF/AIR TRAVELER: WE'RE PAYING FULL PRICE FOR OUR 3-YEAR OLD AND IT GETS A LITTLE STEEP IF WE HAVE TO PAY FULL PRICE FOR OUR 1-YEAR OLD AS WELL." ))
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[OUT Q=one year old, as well.]
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Officials say the F-A-A may soon have to decide between what's best for travelers and what's best for business.
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[Service-Dogs]


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Money raised at a car wash today is going to the dogs.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

The Saint Francis of Assisi Service Dog Foundation held a car wash at Tanglewood Mall. They're raising money for their service dog training program. Trained dogs help disabled people throughout the valley do things like open doors and alert them to sounds they can't hear. The foundation is also working towards another fundraiser on October 23rd.
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((LIZ SHUMATE: WE ARE WORKING TOWARDS A WONDERFUL FALL EVENT. IT'S CALLED SHABOOM. IT'S A DOO WAH DITTY FOR THE DOGS AND IT'S A 50'S THEME THAT WE'LL HAVE OUT AT OUR SERVICE CENTER.))
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This 1975 Cadillac will also be raffled off at the October event. The Foundation gets its service dogs from area breeders and shelters. Once the dogs are taught basic obedience they begin training to become service, hearing and companion dogs.
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((LEE ANNE MCADAM: AS TRAINERS WE'RE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTUAL TASK WORK THAT THE DOGS WILL DO AND THEN WORKING WITH THE RECIPIENTS ONCE THEY'VE BEEN MATCHED WITH A RECIPIENT SO THAT THE RECIPIENTS KNOW HOW TO WORK WITH THE DOGS.))
[SUPER=01-Lee Anne McAdam/St. Francis of Asisi Field Trainer;]
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[OUT Q=to work with the dogs]
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McAdam says it usually takes five months to one year to train a dog.
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Coming up next, one man's trash is truly another man's treasure at the world's longest yard sale,
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and two doctors in California share more than their friendship and they got the scars to prove it.
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[Steppin-Out]


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Blacksburg residents took advantage of today's mild temperatures and stepped outside.
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The town's annual Steppin' Out festival got started yesterday and continued until ten o'clock tonight. Organizers say the event helps draw attention to cultural diversity found in Southwest Virginia. It's also a chance for local artists and musicians to showcase their talents.
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((DYLAN LOCKE: WE HAVE LOTS OF CRAFTS AND ART, GREAT FOOD, GREAT MUSIC. IT'S SET UP RIGHT IN DOWNTOWN BLACKSBURG SO IT'S A VERY BEAUTIFUL SETTING AND LOTS OF VERY NICE PEOPLE YOUNG AND OLD.))
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Sponsored by downtown merchants, admission to Steppin' Out is free. More than ten- thousand people were expected to attend the two day event, which feature three performance stages. Headliners tonight included the African Showboyz.
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[Lewis-Gale]


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Patients at Lewis- Gale Medical Center are finding out that hospital food doesn't have to taste like you'd think.
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Lewis- Gale is now offering "At Your Request Room Service Dining".
Patients can order in everything from pasta to omelettes to cheesecake.
In the 15-months since the program started, patient satisfaction has risen nearly 20 percent.
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[IN Q=Basically, they can]

((WREN ROBERTS/FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICES GENERAL MANAGER: BASICALLY, THEY CAN ORDER ANYTHING THEY WANT FROM 7 AM UNTIL 6:30 PM, AS LONG AS IT'S IN ACCORDANCE TO THEIR DIETS. THEY SIMPLY PLACE A CALL THROUGH ROOM SERVICE, THE ORDER'S PLACED, THE MEAL IS PREPARED AND DELIVERED WITHIN 45 MINUTES TO AN HOUR. ))
[SUPER=01-Wren Roberts/Food and Nutrition Services Manager;]
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[OUT Q=45 minutes to an hour.]
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The hospital has also just opened an upscale coffee bar and bistro, Jazzman's Cafe, in the main lobby.
And a strolling hospitality cart offers visitors and patients snacks in the mid- morning and afternoon-- free of charge.
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[Doc-Kidney]


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Giving a co-worker a helping hand at the office is one thing, but a San Diego doctor took that notion to a whole new level. He actually gave a colleague his kidney.
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[SUPER=03-San Diego, CA; ]

When Dr. Charles Tesar (tee-zar) found out Dr. Richard Fassett had kidney failure and was facing a lifetime of dialysis, he made a critical decision. His friend needed a kidney and he had had one to spare. Now, a month later, they are showing off their scars, and a special bond.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=There are never words...]

((DR. RICHARD FASSETT; THERE ARE NEVER WORDS THAT CAN DESCRIBE THE FEELING A PERSON HAS WHEN SOMEBODY MAKES AN OFFER LIKE CHUCK DID.)) ((DR. CHARLES TESAR: "THIS IS A GIFT WITHOUT STRINGS THIS IS A GIFT OF LIFE AND HE IS A MAN WHO DESERVES IT.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Richard Fassett/Kidney Recipient; ]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Charles Tesar/Kidney Donor; ]
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[OUT Q=a man who deserves it.]
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Both are doing so well after the surgery, they are planning to go mountain climbing in Switzerland next year.
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Coming up, the Hokies say "cheese" and speak into the mics, Magna Vista gets the call in tonight's high school preview, and Greg Maddux makes history by the bay, but first our extra point,
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[SUPER=03-Castle Rock, CO/The International; :00]


Rod Pampling and Chris Dimarco both sit at plus 29 after three rounds at the PGA's International in Colorado, and that's a good thing. The event uses the modified stableford scoring system that awards points for birdies, eagles, and aces, and takes away those points for scores over par. 17 players are within ten points of the leaders headed to tomorrow.
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[S-Media]


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The Virginia Tech Hokies answered plenty of questions during Media Day at Lane Stadium. And Mike Stevens says that they had plenty of answers for their preseason naysayers.
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[SUPER=01-Bryan Randall/VT Starting Quarterback; :21]
[SUPER=01-Bud Foster/VT Defensive Coordinator; :50]
[SUPER=01-James Miller/VT Senior Guard; 1:02]
[SUPER=01-Xavier Adibi/VT Freshman Linebacker; 1:18]
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[OUT Q=....NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[S-Magna]


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Tonight's Friday Football Extra preview takes us to Ridgeway for a visit with the Magna Vista Warriors.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ridgeway; :00]


Thanks to consolidation in Henry county, Laurel Park has merged with Magna Vista, leaving Coach Joe Beckelheimer with several more athletes to choose from.
So far the chemistry between the kids has been excellent.
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[SUPER=01-Joe Beckelheimer/Magna Vista Head Coach; :00]
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[OUT Q=it's been good."]
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The Warriors made it to the state semis a year ago, and return plenty of size.
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[OUT Q=a big privilege for us."]
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[VO-NAT]


Coming up tomorrow night on News 7, we'll hear from the other team whose numbers increased due to school closings in Henry County, the Bassett Bengals, coached by Jay Gilbert, who comes over from Fieldale-Collinsville.
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[S-Vick]


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The Atlanta Falcons put the wraps on three days of work against the Tennessee Titans this afternoon with a scrimmage in Nashville, which
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[SUPER=03-Nashville, TN; :00]


allowed former Hokie Michael Vick the chance to match up with one of his childhood idols in Steve McNair.
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[SUPER=01-Michael Vick/Falcons Quarterback; :05]
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[OUT Q=all said and done."]
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[S-Busch]


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Kyle Busch won for the 4th time this season and gained just a bit of ground on Busch points leader Martin Truex, Jr., who finished 4th in tonight's Kroger 200 at Indianapolis Raceway Park.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Clermont, IN/TNT; :00]


Busch passed up a final pit stop for tires late in the race and held off a hard charging Johnny Sauter for the checkers. Sauter had started on the pole and led 121 laps on the night.
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[S-Qualify]


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[WIPE to ENG!!]
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Just across town, Casey Mears won his 2nd straight pole by shattering the Brickyard track record with a hot lap at 186.29 miles per hour. That's nearly 2 miles an hour faster than Kevin Harvick's mark set last year. He'll start on the point right next to South Boston's Ward Burton and just in front of Elliott Sadler. Here's the starting lineup for the Brickyard 400. [wipe to qualifying boards]
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[SUPER=0107-31. Ken Schrader//32. Kevin Harvick//33. Jimmy Spencer//34. Scott Wimmer//35. Greg Biffle//;]
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[SUPER=0107-36. Tony Raines//37. Ricky Craven//38. Dave Blaney//39. Bobby Labonte/Prov/40. Ricky Rudd/Prov/;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-41. Todd Bodine/Prov/42. Scott Pruett/Prov/43. Derrike Cope/Prov/;]
[RUNS=:45]
[OUT Q=...last driver]
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[SUPER=#555;]





[S-Maddux]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-185 TC805]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=2]


[WIPE to ENG!!]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA/Fox; :00]


We finish up on the diamond where Greg Maddux overcame a shaky start in San Francisco today to pick up career victory number 300. Maddux becomes just the 22nd big league pitcher to do so, and he did it despite making 82 pitches before being lifted in the 6th. The four time Cy Young winner, scattered 7 hits and struck out three in reaching the special milestone.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Greg Maddux/300th Career Win; :00]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=is pretty special."]
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[Yard-Sale]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]
[ENG#=1]


If you can't find a bargain here-- you can't find one anywhere.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dunlap, TN;]


What's been dubbed the world's longest yard sale officially began today.
The sale, which is in its 18th year, features thousands of vendors at roadside booths across Tennessee, Alabama, and Kentucky.
The nine days of dawn- to - dusk selling is expected to attract thousands of bargain hunters.
And they'll be able to browse just about everything--
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[SOT]
[IN Q=This is what you call a boa...]
[SUPER=01-Nita Massey/Yard Sale Merchant;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=women wore in the '40s.]
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[VO-NAT]

The annual yard sale started in 19-87 as a promotion to lure interstate travelers to less- traveled highways. (------------) The event continues for another week.