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Coming up on News 7-
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Mud... muck and lots of stranded cars.. The latest from Richmond.
Also tonight... Hurricane Frances roars toward the mainland... and People on the coast prepare.
Plus what Roanoke Schools are doing to improve.
And the GOP tonight nominates George W. Bush.
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News 7 at Eleven is next.

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A much-needed dry night for Eastern Virginia, as residents clean up from floods that took five lives.
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((SURVEYING THE DAMAGE, IT IS REMARKABLE THAT THERE WERE NOT MORE FATALITIES OR INJURIES.))
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Governor Mark Warner walked through the muddy streets of Richmond today, getting a first-hand view of the mess left behind by last night's flash floods.
News Seven's Joe Dashiell was there today as well and has stories of survival and a long recovery ahead.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm]
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[MCU] Standing Position #2


[WXPRO/FULL] HURRICANE FRANCES LOOP HURRICANE FRANCES MODEL TRACK
This afternoon, the National Hurricane Center began briefing reporters and the message was that even though Frances has been very powerful for a number of days already, it can continue this way until landfall this weekend.
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((MAX MAYFIELD/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER DIRECTOR; WE NEED TO REMEMBER ISABEL WAS A MAJOR HURRICANE FOR 8 DAYS, A CATEGORY 4 OR 5 HURRICANE FOR 5 DAYS. THERE'S NO REASON THAT WE SEE TO THINK THIS HURRICANE WILL WEAKEN SIGNIFICANTLY IN THE NEW FEW DAYS.))
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[MCU] Standing Position #2


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[Frances-Preps]


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The prospect of another powerful Category 4 hurricane
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has some Florida residents considering fleeing- others stocking up on hardware to fortify their homes. Miami residents aren't taking any chances- they are stocking up and boarding up.
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((OUTA DAVIS/PREPARING FOR HURRICANE; AND AFTER LOOKING AT HURRICANE CHARLEY AND HOW IT MADE A BUMP TO THE LEFT, TO THE RIGHT, I DECIDED I'D BETTER TAKE IT SERIOUS.))
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Frances is several days from the U.S. mainland, but officials are worried about finding hotel rooms and shelters for those who may need to evacuate. Most hotel rooms are already occupied by people left homeless by Charley. Charley also damaged schools and community centers that were used as shelters.
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[VA-SAT]


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Virginia's high school students did better on the Verbal part of the SAT this year, ... but math scores slipped a bit.

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[Take SAT FS 102] The College Board reports the average Virginia score was a combined 1024, just under the national average of 1026. [Take next board 103] The average verbal score in Virginia was 515, above the national norm, but the 509 average math score is below the national average.
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[City-Schools]


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Meanwhile, seven Roanoke City elementary schools are failing to make the grade, according to federal guidelines.
As a result, students from those schools are allowed to transfer. [***NEWS 7 @ 11 IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


Justin McLeod has been looking into this and joins us now. So Justin, how many took advantage?
Jean, it is now up to fourteen kids.
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The school system says that number is small when you consider more than a thousand students were eligible for a transfer.
Even so, these schools must improve under the No Child Left Behind Act.
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This was one of the many issues discussed at a community meeting held at Breckinridge Middle School.
Tonight administrators presented the school system's six year improvement plan which federal guidelines now require.

Roanoke City Schools set similar objectives in the past, but this is the first time they span six years.
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((DORIS ENNIS/ACTING SUPERINTENDENT: WHAT THIS DOES FOR US IT REALLY KEEPS US ON TARGET BECAUSE EVERY YEAR WE GOT A CHANCE TO MONITOR OUR PROGRESS AND SEE IF WE ARE ON THE RIGHT TRACK AND IT GIVES US AN OPPORTUNITY ALSO TO MODIFY AND ADJUST ACCORDING TO WHERE WE NEED TO.))
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Some of the things proposed in the six year plan include expanding pre school programs.
Also, students who are not doing well on the Standards of Learning may be required to attend summer school.
Administrators also want the percentage of students who are absent fewer than eleven days to increase by ten percent each year in every school.
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This six year plan is only a proposal. The school system is now taking public comment before the school board votes on whether to adopt it at its October 12th meeting.
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Jean, we should mention the deadline to request for a transfer has now passed so as it stands now it is fourteen kids in Roanoke City.

[Craig-Schools]


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The school board's under the microscope in Craig County.
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125-residents submitted a petition to Craig County Circuit Court to audit the school system from the '95 - '96 school year to the present. In court documents the group stated it wanted the audit to determine whether there had been any inappropriate spending or any wrong doing. The group also wants any recommendations for improving accounting practices. It's an idea some local residents support.
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[IN Q= That's why I want...]

((JANE COLE, CRAIG CO. RESIDENT: THAT'S WHY I WANT TO SEE THE AUDIT 'CAUSE WE NEED EVERY BIT OF MONEY ACCOUNTED FOR IN THIS COUNTY. 'CAUSE WE DON'T HAVE A LOT OF TAX INCOME.))
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[OUT Q=... tax income.]
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School board member Tommy Zimmerman tells News 7- he hates to waste tax payers money, but says- he would like to see an audit performed and feels confident the audit will show the school finance records are in order and correct.
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Circuit Court Judge Bo Trumbo is scheduled to hear the case on September 13th.

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Part-time soldiers from Central Virginia are going full time.
The Virginia National Guard announced tonight that 182 soldiers home-based in Farmville are being called to active duty.
They're members of Battery B, Second Battalion, 111th Field Artillery.
The soldiers will begin 18 months of federal service on October 17.
165 National Guard troops from Martinsville and Rocky Mount will go on active duty the following weekend.

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Terrorist bombings in Israel and Russia today.
We'll have the latest when News 7 returns.
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((MARQUEE NAMES AT THE REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION AS THE GOP PUSHES COMPASSION AND INCLUSION. IS IT WORING? I'M TERI OKITA. THAT STORY COMING UP.))
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((Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports office as the Danville Braves take game one of the Appy League's championship series. The Sox pick up more ground on the slumping Yankees. Former Hokie DeAngelo Hall is out with a fractured hip, while current Hokie Xavier Adibi has successful surgery. Right here on the Big 7.))
[Convention]

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It is official.
Delegates at the Republican National Convention have nominated President George W. Bush for a second term.
Tonight the delegates heard from Bush's twin daughters and his wife, First lady Laura Bush.
Teri Okita has more from Madison Square Garden.
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((TRACK: PRESIDENT BUSH IS GETTING A BOOST FROM HIS MOST ARDENT SUPPORTER. IN A RARE FORAY INTO THE CAMPAIGN SPOTLIGHT, FIRST LADY LAURA BUSH DECLARED THE WORLD A SAFER PLACE WITH HER HUSBAND AS PRESIDENT.
SOT: Laura Bush

TRACK: INTRODUCED VIA SATELLITE BY HER HUSBAND, THE POPULAR FIRST LADY PORTRAYED PRESIDENT BUSH AS A COMPASSIONATE YET COMMANDING LEADER. AND DAUGHTERS JENNA AND BARBARA MADE A GUEST APPEARANCE. IN SUCH A TIGHT RACE, THE BUSH WOMEN KNOW FAMILY TIES CAN SPELL VOTES.
(NATSD OF ARNOLD GETTING INTRODUCED)

TRACK: THE REPUBLICANS ARE USING STAR-POWER TO GET THEIR MESSAGE OF COMPASSION AND INCLUSIVENESS ACROSS. AUSTRIAN-BORN CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER WHILE NOT ALWAYS ALIGNED WITH BUSH POLICIES HOPES HIS IMMIGRANT BACKGROUND WILL ENTICE MORE MODERATES INTO THE G-O-P FOLD.
(Super: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger/R-California)
SOT: To my fellow immigrants listening tonight, I want you to know how welcome you are in this party. We Republicans ad

mire your ambition. We encourage your dreams. We believe in your future.
(Super: Teri Okita/Reporting)

STANDUP BRIDGE: While Republicans talk a good game of embracing diversity, there are some even within the party who say its time to walk the walk and do more outreach.
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TRACK: TRAVELLING THROUGH SEVERAL BATTLEGROUND STATES, MR. BUSH CLARIFIED HIS POSITION ON THE WAR ON TERROR SAYING AMERICA IS WINNING THE WAR. ITS A MESSAGE HELL TAKE TO NEW YORK AS HE TRIES TO BROADEN HIS APPEAL TO AS MANY VOTERS AS POSSIBLE. TRACK: TERI OKITA, CBS NEWS, AT THE REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COVENTION.))
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WDBJ will present the entire Republican Party Convention on our digital channel 7-2. Cox Digital Cable customers can watch on channel 107.
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[Edwards]


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John Kerry's running mate John Edwards is lashing out at President Bush- on a campaign stop in West Virginia.
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Edwards slammed the President's economic policies in a state he says has been hit hard by job loss.
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((JOHN EDWARDS/D- VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: YOU KNOW PRESIDENT IS TALKING ABOUT COMPASSION.. NOTHING COMPASSIONATE ABOUT MILLIONS OF PEOPLE LOSING THEIR HEALTH CARE, LOSING THEIR JOBS AND NOT BEING ABLE TO TAKE CARE OF THEIR FAMILY.))


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Edwards visited with a family in West Virginia... one of the key battleground states in the upcoming election.
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Israel's prime minister is apparently planning a military response to today's suicide bombings.
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This, after Hamas claimed responsibility for two simultaneous bombings that killed at least 16 people and injured over 80 more.
The blast happened on commuter buses in Southern Israel.
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And in Moscow... the same group that claimed responsibility for downing two Russian jets says it's also behind a Moscow subway bombing-
The blast outside a Russian subway station killed ten people-
The statement on a militant Muslim website was from the Islambouli Brigades- it says it blew up the jetliners as revenge for Russia's war with Islamic rebels in Chechnya.
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They pulled a man from his burning truck just seconds before it exploded.
More on three good samaritans and the award they got today when News 7 returns.
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Plus big discoveries in outer space... discoveries that may help answer the question-- Are we alone in the universe?
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[Campbell-Heroes]


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On the afternoon of May 14th, the lives of four people in Campbell County changed dramatically, the result of a fiery traffic accident.
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Ryan Shorter wrecked his car on Route 633 when he ran off the road and hit a tree.
The truck was on fire with Shorter trapped inside.
That's when two of Shorter's friends and another man arrived on the scene ... and together they pulled him to safety.
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((JERROD EPPERSON/RESCUED TRAPPED MAN: JIMMY CAME AND WE FINALLY ALL THREE OF US JUST CAME RIGHT ON OUT AND NOT LONG AFTER WE GOT HIM OUT OF THE TRUCK, THIRTY SECONDS PROBABLY, THE TRUCK BLEW UP. WE WAS LUCKY WE GOT HIM OFF IN TIME.))
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Epperson, Merle Yoder and Jimmy Masters were honored today by the Campbell County sheriff's office.
Shorter is still recovering from his injuries.
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[Exo-Planets]


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Astronomers say they have *broken through to a new level* in the discovery of planets outside our solar system.


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Three teams in the United States and Europe have just discovered four *exo-planets* in one week.
[SUPER=04-NASA Animation;]

NASA says at least two of the bodies are probably comparable in size to Neptune and Uranus- or about 14 times the mass of Earth. Astronomers say the new discovery could bring them one step closer to finding a planet similar in size to Earth and answering the ultimate question- Are we alone in the universe?
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The Appy League - playoffs open tonight. The Sox pick up more ground on the Yankees. Tech, UVa and VMI are making news on the gridiron.
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The Atlanta Falcons say rookie cornerback DeAngelo Hall will miss six to ten weeks with a small fracture on the left side of his hip. Hall Coach Jim Mora had named Hall his starter on the left side of the defensive backfield three months ago. Hall had his pride hurt in the preseason against the Vikings, but injured his hip during last Saturday night's exhibition.
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[S-Danville]


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We begin tonight in Danville where the best of three game Appalachian League championship series opened with the Braves hosting the Greeneville Astros - formerly the Martinsville Astros.
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Danville won the East and needed a win tonight, because the next two games of the series are in Tennessee. A great crowd at Dan Daniels Stadium would see the Braves Brandon Jones rip this three run homer over the right field fence in the bottom of the fourth inning to turn a 2 run deficit into a 3-to-2 lead. Then in the bottom of the fifth, the Braves got the eventual game winning run home as Carl Loadenthal lifted this sacrifice to center field to plate another one.
[SUPER=34-Greeneville/3/Danville/8;]

Jones hit another homer in the 7th for insurance as Danville takes game one 8-to-3.
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Game two is tomorrow night at Pioneer Park in Greeneville.

[S-Sox]


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The Boston Red Sox - who were written off before the all-star break are suddenly right on the Yankees heels in the AL East.
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[SUPER=03-Boston, MA/NESN-MLB; :00]

Tonight, Boston took on wildcard rival Anaheim - and took care of business. Manny Ramirez his two homers including this three run blast in the first innings. And Curt Schilling won his 17th game of the season - giving up just nine hits in 7 and two thirds.
[SUPER=35-Anaheim/7/Boston/10;]

Boston wins it 10-to-7 to cut the Yankees lead to just 3 and half games.
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That's because New York suffered its worst loss in history losing to the Indians 22-to-0 at Yankee Stadium.

[S-Hipp]


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Roanoke native K.J. Hippensteel lost his first round match at the US Open tonight. Ranked 205th in the world, the former North Cross and Stanford star, lost to Italy's Fillipo Volandri in straight sets 6-3, 6-4, and 6-2. Volandri is ranked 60th in the world. KJ got into the main draw as a wild card entry.

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The VMI Keydets open the regular season Saturday at Ohio University of the MAC. Coach Cal McCombs likes what he's seen from his team this preseason.
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[OUT Q=like who we're doing it with."]
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[S-Hokies]


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The Hokies are off this week, and have been off of the practice field for the first two days of the week. One area they'll be working on when workouts resume tomorrow
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Landover, MD/Last Saturday; :00]

is finding some depth at wide receiver. While freshman Josh Hyman stepped up and made a name for himself, a number of key misses - had fans wishing that reliable Justin Hamilton had not been required to move over to the tailback spot.
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[SUPER=04-Last Saturday;]


In one other Tech note, freshman linebacker Xavier Adibi underwent successful surgery today at Montgomery Regional hospital. The one hour surgery, performed by Dr. Marc Seigel re-attached the tendon in his right bicep muscle to his humerus bone. He will be in a sling for six weeks and then face another six weeks of rehab. He is out for the season.
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[S-Court]


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While most of the attention in Charlottesville is focused on the UVa season opener at Temple, one can't help but notice the progress being made on Virginia's new 129 million dollar John Paul Jones basketball Arena.
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[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00]

The facility's construction is right on schedule and its starting to generate a great deal of excitement.
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[OUT Q=......the construction"]
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[TOSS TO BREAK]

[Big-Burrito]


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You've heard of the big enchilada.... but what about the big burrito?
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[SUPER=03-Reno, NV]


That's exactly what's in the works at the Nevada state fair.
Scores of volunteers ladled on thousands of pounds of cheese, refried beans, salsa and sour cream.
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