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Coming up on News 7-
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She's losing her strength, but not her will. What Tropical Storm Frances is up to now. Virginia Democrats rally in the New River Valley. While the party's former leader prepares to go under the knife. Plus a Texas couple turns a Walmart into a wedding chapel.
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News 7 is next.

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((WHEN YOU COMBINE THE RAIN WITH SUSTAINED WINDS AT, OF HURRICANE FORCE WINDS OVER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME YOU MAY END UP, WE MAY END UP SEEING AS MUCH DAMAGE AS OCCURRED WITH CHARLEY, PLUS IT WILL BE OVER A LARGER AREA.))
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Florida's uninvited weekend guest continues to wear out her welcome, despite being downgraded to a Tropical Storm.
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Good evening, I'm Myranda Stephens.

[Frances]


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The National Hurricane Center has downgraded Frances to tropical storm status. Its maximum sustained winds are near 70
miles-an-hour. Now, forecasters say Frances could regain *hurricane* strength before slamming into the Florida panhandle. More than four million homes lost power, and three deaths are being blamed on the storm.
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Jennifer *Donelan* is in Florida tonight, and has more on what damage the storm has already done.
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((Frances isn't done yet... what was Eastern Florida's problem - is about to be shared with the pan handle. Hurricane Frances is bearing down on the area around Apalachicola. Expected for the region - powerful winds, and unrelenting rain are on the way. It is a slow moving storm - flooding could be disastrous - residents have been warned.
SOT: michael brown /FEMA

"most deaths and injuries come from inland flooding" When Frances crawled into florida - it hovered for hours - leaving 5 million w/o power trees on the ground and leaving much of the area flooded. From space its as though Frances wiped out the entire state. Bridge Donelan reporting bad news at the fort pierce marina - hurricane Frances caused this pile up - boats piled up on one another the smell of gas is thick there were 30 boats here - the rest of them are under water.
SOT: "it's just incomprehensible"

After a quick tour of the docks it was plain to see Frances' might had not match. All along Florida's Atlantic coast residents were out ready to make a comeback Assessing... - Sot: Tom Mullins/RESIDENT "the integrity of is okay" Clearing... MOS Sot Utility worker: "trying to open up the roads to trucks and ambulances" And counting their blessings...
sot: Dan McGrane/RESIDENT "we were very fortunate - we were only a two when Charley was a 4"

With the news that Frances could regain hurricane strength if she moves over the gulf - she has more than just Floridians on edge. Alabama and Georgia could be next on her tour of destruction. JDO CBS NEWS FT PIERCE))
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Some Roanoke Salvation Army members will be heading to Florida to help with the cleanup of the state.
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Three members left today in the church's canteen -- which is packed full of water and enough food to feed more than 13- hundred people. They're headed today to a staging area in South Carolina for a briefing. *Frances' slow move* towards land allowed officials more time to organize relief efforts.
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((ERIK NICKELL: WE'VE GOT MOBILE UNITS IN TEXAS COMING IN, ATLANTA THEY'RE STAGED AND SOUTH CAROLINA SO IT'LL BE A CONVERGENCE ON FLORIDA AND I THINK GOVERNOR BUSH JUST REALLY GOT EVERYTHING TOGETHER FOR THIS ONE.))
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Volunteers will wait until it's safe and then spread out across the state. Those from Roanoke say providing relief is a rewarding experience.
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((ERIK NICKELL: USUALLY THE VOLUNTEERS THAT WE BRING AND THE VOLUNTEERS THAT SHOW UP THAT HAVE BEEN AFFECTED BY THE STORM ALWAYS HAVE A GREAT TIME AND JUST FEEL REALLY GOOD ABOUT HELPING PEOPLE AND JUST SERVING THEM.))
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Providing relief is nothing new for the Roanoke Salvation Army. In 2001, Captain Nickell and other members responded to the Pentagon after 9-11 -- and last year to victims of Hurricane Isabel.

[Holiday-Travel]


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If you plan on traveling tomorrow for the holiday -- expect to have a lot of company.
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Heavy traffic is expected on Virginia highways tomorrow. Virginia State Police will have 75- percent of its workforce patrolling through Monday night. Last year, troopers issued more than 13-thousand tickets over the holiday weekend. Officials say they'll be on the lookout for all violations -- including aggressive and drunken driving.
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[Political-Rally]


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Elections are less than two months away and that has Virginia candidates hitting the campaign trail. Jennifer Wishon stopped by the Ninth District today -- where Democrats took to the stump the old fashioned way.
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The Ninth District's Democratic kick off to the upcoming campaign season felt more like a family reunion.
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((THANK YOU VERY MUCH))
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The Acres of Democrats Rally is a tradition more than 20- years old that comes complete with home- cooked food and hometown music.
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((RICK BOUCHER: HERE IN THE MOUNTAINS WE HAVE A GREAT DEAL OF FUN WHEN WE'RE CAMPAIGNING.))
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The rally's name came about in 1960 when President Harry Truman took a train ride through the Ninth District.
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((GARY HANCOCK: AND HE STOPPED IN ABINGDON.... ACRES AND ACRES OF DEMOCRATS HERE.))
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Sunday hundreds of Democrats filled Edwards Hall at New River Community College to kick off Congressman Rick Boucher's campaign for a 12th term in the United States House of Representatives against former NASCAR executive and Republican Kevin Triplett. Boucher says he's excited about the economic success that's already been established in the district.
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((RICK BOUCHER: WE'RE IN THE MIDDLE OF AN ECONOMIC TRANSITION THAT RESULTS IN SOME TRADITIONAL EMPLOYMENT LEAVING. WE'RE BRINGING NEW JOBS THAT TYPICALLY PAY MORE THAN THE JOBS THAT ARE LEAVING IN ORDER TO REPLACE THEM.))
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Although the spotlight was on Boucher - Democratic state office hopefuls took the opportunity to meet and greet in preparation for next year's elections.
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((HI, I'M CHAP PETERSON.))
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((JENNIFER WISHON/JWISHON@WDBJ7.COM: NOW THAT THE COMMONWEALTH HAS BEEN DECLARED A BATTLEGROUND STATE FOR THE UPCOMING PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS, NINTH DISTRICT DEMOCRATS SAY THEY'RE EXPERIENCING AN ENTHUSIASM ON THE STATE LEVEL THAT USUALLY ONLY COMES ABOUT WITH GUBERNATORIAL RACES.))
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((TIM KAINE: WE'RE SEEING NOW IN THIS PRESIDENTIAL CYCLE JUST A TREMENDOUS OUTFLOW OF ENERGY, YOUNG VOTERS, PEOPLE WHO HAVEN'T BEEN TO MEETINGS... GREAT TIME TO KEEP REBUILDING THE PARTY.))
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And while Republicans say, in the long run, Democrats are just spinning their wheels in Virginia. Democrats say they're ready to drive their message across the Commonwealth. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Pulaski County.))
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Former President Clinton's open heart surgery is finally scheduled. That story is still to come on News 7 at 11.
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and a pair of major earthquakes rock Japan, injuring more than a dozen.
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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, we'll put the pop in the Pop Secret 500. College football Sunday style, and the Avs butt heads with the Hillcats in the final night game of the season. Plus, Day 7 at the US Open belongs to Serena Williams. All that and more on the way in sports.))

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Former President Clinton will undergo heart bypass surgery tomorrow morning.
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Clinton has been in a New York hospital since Friday after suffering chest pains and shortness of breath. C-B-S News has learned that the surgery will start at 7-thirty. Some heart surgeons wonder why Clinton wasn't given bypass surgery immediately. In a statement released on his Web site, the Clinton family says it feels ``very lucky'' the condition was spotted in time.
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[Japan-Quake]


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Two *powerful* earthquakes shook parts of Japan today -- injuring at least 14-people.
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Japanese news reports say the first quake had a magnitude of six-point-nine on the Richter scale, INJURING five people. The other occurred just hours later -- measuring seven-point-three, and injuring nine others. Damage appears to be limited because both quakes were far off the coast. But, forecasters warn that tsunamis could hit broad areas on the Pacific Coast -- in central to western Japan.
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American Muslim leaders wrapped up their community's largest convention today -- still debating whether to endorse a presidential candidate.
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Despite bitter feelings over how Republican President George Bush has conducted the war on terror, muslim leaders say an endorsement for his challenger Democratic Senator John Kerry is not guaranteed.
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A decision is expected next month from the American Muslim Taskforce -- an umbrella group for major Muslim organizations. American Muslims hold special importance this election year because they have strong communities in battleground states such as Michigan, Ohio and Florida.
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Still to come on the newscast, heavy rains may be moving into the area, but not until after the holiday. We'll have your full forecast in a few minutes.
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and taking five young children anywhere is no day at the beach, but when you're running from a hurricane, one mother says you just have to make the best of it.
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They don't have the longest legs in the canine family but these dogs have the heart to race.
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Close to five-thousand spectators came out yesterday to watch the fast and furious wiener dogs waddle their way around the track for the annual Wiener Nationals. The pooch that could scooch to the finish line the fastest won a trip to San Diego for the national finals. Owners of the dog track say the event outdraws their usual greyhound races. All the proceeds from the event went to the Arizona Adopt-a-Greyhound program.
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Evacuating your home and living in a shelter is stressful as it is -- but *try doing it with FIVE children under five years old.* Jason Mellini (Muh-lee-nee) met a mother who's doing just that and making the most of it.
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(( MEET MADISSON, MEAGAN AND MORGAN - 8 MONTHS OLD MEET DANIEL AND DALTON - TWO YEARS OLD. AND MEET THE MOM OF ALL FIVE, LISA YARNELL-HAIRE SHE'S MADE THE RED CROSS SHELTER A HOME.
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Since it's a strange place, the boys have done very well. They think it's a little party or a picknick. They we almost have the master suite here. We've got our own master suite. We brought our own refrigerator, and microvave and tv . LISA CAME PREPARED TO STAY A WHILE.
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this is the little tent they stay in ,which makes it great because the lights don't go out in here. SHE MOVED HERE THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
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We try to keep them quiet for respect for others in the hallways and that was hard juggling all five. Luckily the girls were good. They're good babies. EVEN WITH THE HELP OF RELATIVES, FIVE CHILDREN UNDER TWO IS A CHALLENGE.
SOT - Lisa Yarnell-Haire

the first night they were trying to get settled in and. You try to keep it quiet out of respect for others in the hallways. Last night we had a really good night. And we hope to have a really good night to night. My first big hurricane I guess and we have a lot of windows in the house in the back. In case the hurricane hits we all grab a baby and run for shelter and just kind of hold them close. So we have our own little plan. There's five of us adults to juggle and five babies of course. JB - If what happens? If the hurricane got really bad as far as the building and all. IN THE PATH OF FRANCIS, THE SHELTER OFFERS MADISSON, MEAGAN, MORGAN, DANIEL, DALTON AND MOM ABOUT AS SAFE A PLACE AS THEY COULD HOPE TO BE. JASON BELLINI, MELBOURNE. ))

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Coming up, we'll go round and round on the left coast, Sunday college football highlights, and the Avs battle the Hillcats, but first our extra point,
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Vijay Singh and Tiger Woods continue to battle for the honor of golf's number one player in the world. Singh fired a 3-under 68 today at the Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston and leads at 14-under. That's three shots better than Tiger who had a 69 in the third round. Singh needs to beat Woods to take over the number one ranking, a position Woods has held for 264 straight weeks.
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Entering the Pop Secret 500 in California just 45 points separated 10th place in the standings and the 15th spot, as the jockeying to make Nascar's playoffs gets interesting.
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J-J Yeley's first Cup series start won't be one to remember. Yeley lost control just over 30 laps in. He then slid back down the track collecting the car of Brendan Gaughan sending both to the showers early.
A little bit later, Jimmy Spencer and Shane Hmiel wanted to try the view from the infield grass. They found out that the seats down there weren't very good.
Late in the race Dale Earnhardt, Jr. blew a tire and smacked the backstretch wall.
In the end, Elliott Sadler beat Kasey Kahne and Mark Martin to the checkered flag for his 2nd win this season.
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Virginia moved up to number 15 in the latest AP college football poll released today. Carolina visits Charlottesville on Saturday.
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Tonight on Rocky Top, Tennessee broke in two true freshmen quarterbacks against UNLV.
Brent Schaeffer became the first freshmen QB to start in SEC history. He looked pretty good on this one yard TD run. He also threw a touchdown pass, while his running mate Eric Ainge led two scoring drives of his own. Tennessee is ahead 42 to 17.
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[WIPE TO ENG!!]
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Purdue made short work of Syracuse this afternoon in the opener for both teams.
Boilermaker quarterback Kyle Orton led the attack. Early on Orton went up top for Brian Hare on this 75 yard touchdown hookup. Orton threw for 287 yards and a career high four TD's.
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Two went to Taylor Stubblefield as Purdue led 20 to nothing at the half and never looked back, posting the school's first shutout since 2000 by squeezing the Orange 51 to nothing.
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It was cut down day in the NFL. Several players with local ties were given pink slips. Former Jefferson Forest and UVA standout Jerton Evans was released by San Diego, and Jamaine Winborne was let go by the Giants. Former Hokie Na
thaniel Adibi was cut by the Titans. Other Hokies looking for work are Ike Charlton and Billy Conaty---Charlton cut by

the Raiders and Conaty by the Vikings. Ronyell Whitaker was among the casualties in Tampa Bay, and the Dolphins parted ways with Antonio Freeman. Also, Garnell Wilds was given his walking papers in Washington.

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The Salem Avalanche will wrap up the season tomorrow afternoon against Lynchburg at 1 o'clock. Tonight the two played the final night game of the year at Salem Memorial.
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The Avalanche led 4-1 in the third before Ryan Kochen smacks an extra base hit to right field. That would score Mark Saccomanno for a 5-1 cushion.
Lynchburg battled back though with three runs in the 5th. Justin Lord went back up the middle for a baseknock scoring Avelino Asprilla. That was one of 16 hits on the night for Lynchburg.
[SUPER=37-Lynchburg/9/Salem/8/;]

Later, Chase Voshell grounded into the DP, but Lynchburg got another run on the play. The Hillcats pounded out 16 hits and held on to win it 9 to 8.
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[S-Open]


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Serena Williams is through to the round of 16 at the US Open.
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Williams tallied 12 aces and just one double fault in taking out Patty Schnyder 6-4 and 6-2 this afternoon. Williams, who missed the Open last year following knee surgery, served notice that the knee is fine, winning in just 58 minutes. She'll get Jennifer Capriati in the quarterfinals.
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[Walmart-Wedding]


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Customers at a Wal-Mart in Texas were hearing more than the usual cash register today--
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Wedding bells were ringing as Cashier Fe McGinnis, and store handyman, Steven McGinnis, tied the knot at their Wal-Mart wedding.
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((NAT SOUND:YOU MAY GREET YOUR BRIDE////SEAN HENDERSON/STORE MANAGER:WE ARE SO EXCITED TWO OF OUR EMPLOYEES GOT TO SHARE SUCH A GREAT EXPERIENCE.))
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The couple met two years ago and have worked in the store with each other ever since. Employees say they have seen it coming from the beginning-- the couple has been inseparable since the day they met. After the newly weds take their honeymoon they will return to work in the store where they found love.
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