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Coming up on News 7-
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One senator is turned away by an airline.. was it homeland security gone wrong?
Paving the way for complaints in Franklin County... Why some drivers don't like it.
When the nation celebrates the holidays this year, a bit of Virginia will be there too-
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News 7 at Eleven is next.

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Is the state dragging its feet when it comes to the SOLs? Some educators think so.
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[SOT 17:49:19]
[IN Q=I think they're trying]

((MICKEY VANDERWERKER: I THINK THEY'RE TRYING TO MAKE THAT BOTTOM LINE THE NUMBER OF KIDS WHO GRADUATED AND GOT DIPLOMAS. I THINK THEY'RE TO MAKE THAT AS GOOD AS THEY CAN.))
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[OUT Q=good as they can]
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A new school year is about to begin.
But it's last year that many educators and parents are still asking about.
That was the first time seniors had to pass the Standards of Learning in order to graduate. [***NEWS 7 @ 11 IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=JEan & Justin /BAM;]


Justin McLeod has been looking into the failure rates. So Justin, how did seniors do?
Jean, it's hard to tell.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@justin1]


School systems have several more weeks before they have to give a final report to the state.
We however did some checking and found most seniors are making the grade but that only tells part of the story.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Bedford; :00]
[SUPER=01-MickeyVanDerwerker/SOL Critic; :09]
[SUPER=@file; :15]
[SUPER=01-Charley Pyle/Virginia Dept. of Education; :24]
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[OUT Q=WOULD NOT GRADUATE IN 2004]

((((NAT SOUND OF TYPING AT 18:02:30))
Typing away is something Mickey VanDerwerker does a lot of.
She runs a website called SOLreform dot com.
[SOT 17:55:03]
[IN Q=There's no way]

((MICKEY VANDERWERKER: THERE'S NO WAY FORTY FIVE ITEMS CAN MEASURE WHAT A KID HAS LEARNED OR NOT LEARNED.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=LEARNED OR NOT LEARNED]


She along with many others predicted a larger number of high school seniors would fail the SOL's, therefore be unable to graduate on time.
Did those predictions hold up?
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[IN Q=Right now we]

((CHARLES PYLE/VIRGINIA DEPT. OF EDUCATION: RIGHT NOW WE HAVE SOME REAL PRELIMINARY PROJECTIONS BASED ON THE SURVEY WE DID IN THE SPRING THAT ABOUT SIX PERCENT OF THE SENIOR CLASS WAS NOT GRADUATING ON TIME.)) [Runs09]
[OUT Q=GRADUATING ON TIME]


The state is still weeks away from receiving final numbers.
But we checked with several local school systems and here's what we found. [GRAPHIC]
These are seniors who failed the SOL's or required course work by the time school ended.
Roanoke City had the highest with fifteen.
Many other school systems had fewer than ten.
Critics like Mickey concede the numbers are lower than some expected, but points out fewer kids took the test.
[SOT 17:52:50]
[IN Q=The number of kids]

((MICKEY VANDERWERKER: THE NUMBER OF KIDS WHO ARE LOST BETWEEN NINTH AND TWELFTH GRADE, THOSE NUMBERS SEEM HIGH TO US.
IT'S ABOUT QUARTER OF THE KIDS DON'T MAKE IT.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=KIDS DON'T MAKE IT]


Some wonder if tougher SOL requirements are too blame.
It could be years before either side can say for sure but in the meantime, the state says so far, so good.
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[IN Q=Certainly we hope]

((CHARLES PYLE/VIRGINIA DEPT. OF EDUCATION: CERTAINLY, WE HOPE THAT EVERY STUDENT WILL GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL BUT THE PROJECTION THAT WE'VE SEEN IS CERTAINLY A FAR CRY FROM A FEW YEARS AGO THAT AS MANY AS 25-PERCENT OR 20-PERCENT IN THE TWELFTH GRADE WOULD NOT GRADUATE IN 2004.)) [Runs16]
[OUT Q=GRADUATE IN 2004] ))
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The seniors who failed were encouraged to re-take the test in summer school and many did.
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So when final numbers are released Jean, they will most likely be lower than they were in May.

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VDOT's repairs to a well-travelled road in Franklin County are driving some motorists crazy.
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VDOT officials say they're forced to take the cheap route -- using tar and gravel, instead of asphalt-- to repair 20-miles of Route 40 in Franklin and Patrick Counties.
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[IN Q=RIGHT NOW WE ]

((C. B. REYNOLDS/VDOT; RIGHT NOW WE HOPE WE'VE GOT 225-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO SPEND ON THIS KIND OF REPAIR, WE DEFINITELY DON'T HAVE THE MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF PAVEMENT. REPORTER: SO IT IS ABOUT THE MONEY? REYNOLDS: IT'S A MONEY ISSUE, YEAH.))
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[OUT Q=MONEY ISSUE, YEAH.]
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VDOT says it's getting about 30 complaints about flying stones and dust every day.
Officials say conditions should improve when the work is finished in about two weeks.
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[Iraq]


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After American firepower hammered the area around the Imam Ali mosque and the Iraqi prime minister's final call to disarm, Moqtada Al Sadr has ordered his militia to leave the holy site. Stacy Case has the latest from Washington.
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[SUPER=39-Iyad Allawi/Iraqi Prime Minister; :16]
[SUPER=01-Condoleeza Rice/National Security Adviser; :56]
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[OUT Q=Stacy Case, CBS news, Washington.]
((AS FIGHTING ERUPTED AGAIN IN NAJAF--- IRAQ'S INTERIM GOVERNMENT STOOD AT A CROSSROADS. THE CHOICE-- STAND UP TO TH

E RADICAL CLERIC BEHIND A TWO WEEK SHIITE UPRISING OR RISK LOSING THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY.
SOT: VOICE OF TRANSLATOR FOR IYAD ALLAWI/IRAQI PRIME MINISTER

this is the final call to disarm...get out of the holy shrine TRACK: IN A POSSIBLE SIGN OF COOPERATION, LATE THURSDAY, MUQTADA AL SADR INSTRUCTED HIS FOLLOWERS TO TURN OVER THE KEYS OF THE SHRINE WHERE THEY'D BEEN HOLED UP. AND HIS TOP AIDES HAVE CALLED FOR THE RELEASE OF AMERICAN JOURNALIST MICAH GAREN. BUT AL SADR HAS REFUSED A KEY DEMAND TO DISBAND HIS MILITIA. NAT: us firepower TRACK: US AIRCRAFT HAVE POUNDED POSITIONS NEAR THE SHRINE AND A NEARBY CEMETERY. AL SADR'S MEN FIRED MORTARS ON A POLICE STATION KILLING SEVERAL PEOPLE. THE ADMINISTRATION SAYS IRAQ'S GOVERNMENT IS IN CHARGE AND THIS IS ITS FIRST BIG TEST. SUPER: CONDOLEEZA RICE/NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER The US is not directly involved in negotiations. We're obviously in touch with the Iraqi govt. TRACK: IRAQ'S PRIME MINISTER HAS PROMISED AL SADR PROTECTION IF HE SURRENDERS. STAND UP CLOSE; STACY CASE/REPORTING IN A SIGN OF FURTHER DETERIORATION, MILITANTS SET AN IRAQI OIL COMPANY ON FIRE LAST THURSDAY. REASSURINGLY, NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER CONDOLEEZA RICE SAYS THE IRAQI GOVERNMENT IS NOT GOING TO ALLOW THE CLERIC TO BECOME A LAW UNTO HIMSELF. STACY CASE CBS NEWS WASHINGTON. ))

[Kennedy]


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Watch lists are supposed to keep suspected terrorists from getting on airplanes.... so why did a Senator end up on the list?
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That's what Ted Kennedy wants to know. He says he had trouble getting on a flight in April- because a ticket agent would not sell him a ticket.
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((SEN. EDWARD KENNEDY/D- MASSACHUSETTS: AND THE PERSON BEHIND THE GATE SAID I CANT SELL IT TO YOU. YOU CAN'T BUY A TICKET TO GO ON THE AIRLINE TO BOSTON AND IS SAID WHY NOT? THEY SAID WHY NOT. THEY SAID WE CAN'T TELL YOU.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Edward Kennedy/(D) Massachusetts;]
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[OUT Q=WE CAN'T TELL YOU.]
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Senator Kennedy talked to a supervisor and was able to make the flight- but he had this question.
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[SOT]

((HOW IN THE WORLD ARE AVERAGE AMERICANS who are GOING TO GET CAUGHT UP IN THIS THING .. HOW IN THE WORLD ARE THEY GOING TO BE TREATED FAIRLY AND NOT HAVE THEIR RIGHTS ABUSED.))
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[OUT Q=not have their rights abused]
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Kennedy says the problem happened three times and it took weeks to get his name off a watch list- with the help of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge.
According to the government ... on one flight Kennedy was misidentified as someone on a watch list.
Another time, the spokesperson says Kennedy was tagged for extra screening because he either bought a one way ticket or paid with cash.
The spokesperson says Kennedy was never on a no fly list which automatically keeps a person off a plane.

[Edwards-Visit]


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Roanoke Valley Democrats are gearing up for the visit of Vice Presidential candidate John Edwards this weekend.
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Edwards is scheduled to speak at Lucy Addison Aerospace Magnet School late Saturday morning. The doors will open at 10am, and organizers are encouraging people to come early.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Local Democrats say they are encouraged by Edwards visit, and recent polling that suggests Virginia may become a battleground state after all.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=You look at Colorado]

((ROY MITCHELL/ROANOKE CO. DEMOCRAT; YOU LOOK AT COLORADO FOR EXAMPLE, BUSH WON COLORADO BY 20 POINTS. NOW THEY'VE DECLARED THAT A BATTLEGROUND STATE, SO I THINK VIRGINIA IS QUITE TAKEABLE.))
[SUPER=01-Roy Mitchell/Roanoke Co. Democrat]
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[OUT Q=is quite takeable.]
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The Edwards speech is open to the public, but space is limited and tickets are required.
They are available at the Roanoke Valley Democratic office, on the fourth floor of the Tanglewood West Building. The office will be open Friday from nine until five.
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Do a search for google and you'll turn up a soaring stock.
More on the company's long-anticipated IPO when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus the Hill City's cops plan a momunemtal celebration of the department's bicentennial.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, Phil Ford pays a visit to the New River Valley, Ahmad Brooks drops in on UVA media day in Charlottesville, and the ACC picks North Florida to host its first two football title games. Plus K-J Hippensteel goes to Washington. All that and more on the way in sports.))
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After months of hype and several mis-cues... investors got their chance to buy shares of Google.
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[VO-NAT]
[Super=03-New York, NY;]


The internet search engine went on the Nasdaq today- immediately climbing from its 85 dollar opening price- and ended the day just about 100 dollars a share-
The beginning of the public sale culminates a highly public initial offering for the six year old 'dot-com' dreamed up in a garage.
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[Cancer-Drug]


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A new drug is now approved to fight lung cancer.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug designed to better fight what's described as the leading cause of cancer related deaths in America.
The drug- Alimta (Uh-lim-tah) treats advanced non-small cell, lung cancer in patients who have undergone chemotherapy.
The American Cancer Society says that type of cancer is the leading cause of cancer related deaths.
The drug.. made by Eli Lilly- was found to be as effective as another drug at shrinking tumors, but with less troubling side effects.

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For 200- years, they've been catching bad guys and keeping the streets safe.. now the Lynchburg police department is ready to celebrate its bicentennial.
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The L-P-D was officially formed in January, 1805 when the city received its state charter.
The department wants to raise 45-thousand dollars to put up a monument in front of police headquarters.
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[SOT 15:14:11]
[IN Q=Having a safe]

((COL. CHARLES BENNETT/LYNCHBURG POLICE CHIEF: HAVING A SAFE AND ORDERLY COMMUNITY IS ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL. AND I THINK FOR PROBABLY PEOPLE EVER SINCE WORLD WAR TWO THAT'S REALLY NOT BEEN SOMETHING THAT'S BEEN TOO MUCH OF A CONCERN AND NOW IT IS. AND ONE OF THE THINGS THAT WE WANT TO DO IS TO NOT ONLY CALL ATTENTION TO WHAT'S GONE ON IN THE PAST BUT ALSO TO LOOK FORWARD TO THE FUTURE AS WELL.))
[SUPER=01-Col. Charles Bennett/Lynchburg Police Chief]
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[OUT Q=the future as well.]
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Residents can buy personalized bricks to help build the monument.
A time capsule with police memorabilia will also be buried nearby.
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[Krise-Building]


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Big changes are in the works for one of Lynchburg's downtown landmarks.
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Investors have purchased the 100-year-old, seven-story Krise (Kr-ice) Building at the corner of Ninth and Main Streets.
They plan to renovate four floors into new office space and the top three floors would become luxury penthouse apartments.
The building currently has just four tenants who occupy a small portion of the building's 35-thousand square feet.

One of them... Bowen's Jewelers... plans to expand.
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[Tech-Cadets]


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The war in Iraq isn't keeping young people from getting a taste of the military at Virginia Tech.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

272 people currently make up this year's freshman class in the Corps of Cadets. The young cadets are getting their first look at military life. Earlier this week, they had their heads shaved, and learned how to march. Today they hit the obstacle course. In the last 10 years Tech's Corps has doubled in size from around 400 to 800 cadets a year. One cadet told us, the war in Iraq is proof we still need a well trained military.
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Virginia has a 70 foot tall Christmas present planned for the nation's capitol.
We'll tell you about it when News 7 returns.
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Plus police at first thought it was a joke, but there's a wealth of wallabies in one Ohio town.
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[Commercial]

[Sports-Complex]


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A grant from the state is a "grand slam" for a local community.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daleville]

Botetourt County received 200 thousand dollars from the state. The money will help turn these empty acres in Daleville into a four-field baseball and softball complex similar to Salem's Moyer Complex.
The initial construction is expected to start at the end of the year and should be complete by next fall- weather permitting.
Botetourt was one of five communities in the state to receive a grant from the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.
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[Capitol-Tree]


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This part of Virginia will be sending a special present to the nation's capitol this year.
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[SUPER=03-Washington DC/Last Year;]

A 70 foot tall red spruce in Highland County has been selected to adorn the front lawn of the United States Capitol over the holiday season. It will be cut down in early November and will travel to 34 communities in the state before heading to the congressional building. Virginia's students will make more than 5-thousand ornaments to decorate the tree, celebrating Virginia as the birthplace of presidents.
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Coming up, a trip to Charlottesville for UVA media day, Radford University inducts two into its Hall of Fame, and the ACC finds a home for its football championship, but first our extra point,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]


Roanoker and Stanford grad K-J Hippensteel toured the White House yesterday as a perk of the Legg Mason tennis tournament. He also received a call this week informing him that he would be a part of the main draw at the US Open, which means a likely first round match against Andre Agassi or defending champ Andy Roddick.
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Radford University inducted two new members into its sports hall of fame tonight on campus.
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Lynchburg native Travis Morgan, who was a standout catcher in the late 80's and early 90's got the call as did one time cross country standout Mitzi Hartwell.
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One time UNC hoops star Phil Ford was the guest speaker for the festivities. Ford, a former Olympian, just accepted a position with the Pistons and Larry Brown. Watching the Athens Olympics, Ford says the games have changed.
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[SUPER=01-Phil Ford/Pistons Assistant Coach; :]
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[OUT Q=form a team."]
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The Virginia football program held its annual "meet the team" day at Scott Stadium. Steve Masons says hundreds of wahoo faithful showed up along with a surprise defensive player who took steps to clear his name. Steve Mason has more on Ahmad Brooks and media day from Charlottesville.
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[SUPER=01-Ahmad Brooks/9 Tackles Per Game in 2003; :18]
[SUPER=01-Al Groh/Cavaliers Head Coach; :36]
[SUPER=01-Darryl Blackstock/Cavaliers Junior Linebacker; :41]
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[S-Jax]


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Florida's ALLTEL stadium in Jacksonville will be the site for the inaugural ACC championship game in 2005.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jacksonville, FL; :00]

This afternoon the conference announced that the city would serve as host city for the ACC football title game in 2005 and 2006, with an option for two years after that. The unanimous decision was made by the league's 11 Faculty Representatives following a recommendation from the league's Athletics Directors.
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[SUPER=01-John Swofford/ACC Commissioner; :00]
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[OUT Q=....a clear winner."]
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[vo nat con't] Besides also being home to the Gator Bowl, ALLTEL stadium will host the 2005 Super Bowl.
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Tech tailback Cedric Humes is expected to take part in the Hokies final scrimmage on Saturday afternoon after missing the first two.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]

The leg he broke in the spring has been slow to heal, leaving him somewhat tentative with a slight limp. His delayed healing has opened the door for fellow junior Justin Hamilton to return to the position that earned him all-American honors in high school.
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[SUPER=01-Justin Hamilton/VT Redshirt Junior Tailback; :00]
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Tech's opener with USC is just over a week away and USC running back Hershel Dennis has been suspended indefinitely following a party on Sunday night that has become the subject of a sexual assault investigation.

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At the Olympics today, the USA won three swimming golds thanks to Michael Phelps, Amanda Beard, and Aaron Peirsol.
The Americans overcame a slow start on the hardwood to beat Australia 89-79, and Carly Patterson joined Mary Lou Retton as the only American women to win all around gold in gymnastics.

[S-Roy]


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The third annual Roy Stanley Memorial golf tournament is this coming Sunday at Hanging Rock. And if you have a foursome you'd like to get in the event, you still have time.
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[OUT Q=....LITTLE MORE SUCCESSFUL."]
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So far the tournament and surrounding events have raised over $50 thousand dollars for the scholarship fund.
[TOSS TO BREAK]

[Wallabies]


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Police in Ohio thought they were the victims of a joke when they received multiple calls reporting a Kangaroo on the loose. But this was no joke.
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((NAT SOUND DISPATCH CALL))
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[OUT Q=A kangaroo, a live kangaroo.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fairfield, OH]

According to authorities there were two wallabies seen on Wednesday and one of those, named Wally, was in police custody Thursday. The second wallaby is still on the loose. Wallabies are a smaller version of the kangaroo and are NOT native to Ohio.
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[SOT 30 seconds in]
[IN Q=When we get the call]

((CHUCK GEURIN/ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER:WHEN WE GET THE CALL, WE RESPOND ANYWAY, BUT THE REACTION WAS YEAH, WHAT YOU BEEN DRINKING?))
[SUPER=01-Chuck Geurin/Animal Control]
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[OUT Q=what you been drinking?]
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It is LEGAL for residents in Fairfield- Ohio to own exotic pets and it's expected Wally the Wallaby will be returned to his owner.
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