[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Jean]

[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


No day off on this labor day for politicians.
Who has their eye on the Governor's job?
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[VO-NAT]


He's only 19 but quite the businessman starting his own internet business. We'll meet this local teen.
And Big Tom survives a rally in the region.
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[Talent=Jean]


Plus how much rain will Frances bring to Virginia?
News 7 is next.

[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]




[ENG#=3]
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[VO-NAT]


Another day.. and more rain from Frances- and more frustrations for Floridians.
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[SOT 03]
[IN Q=I just]

((I JUST WANT TO GO HOME AND SEE IF I HAVE A HOUSE STILL.)) ((I MEAN I HAVE SKYLIGHTS WHERE I DIDN'T HAVE SKYLIGHTS BEFORE. JUST CAN'T LIVE WITH IT.))
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=just can't live with it.]
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[VO-NAT]


And this system is not over yet. Frances is dumping rain on Florida's panhandle tonight.
It's moving north and will likely bring heavy rain to our region.
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
[GRAPHIC=NEws 7 @ 11]



[Frances-latest]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=TS Frances]


Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
While Florida deals with Frances... the states in the storms path prepare. Forecasters say Georgia and Alabama are next.
In North Carolina the governor's activated the National Guard just in case.
In western Virginia, we could see anywhere from three to five inches of rain from Frances.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Okita /Newspath;]


We'll check on that in a moment, but first we join Teri Okita who is live on Florida's panhandle in Apalachicola with the latest.
[LIVE= Okita /FULL Newspath]
[SUPER=@Okita1;]
[SUPER=05-Apalachicola, FL]
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Panacea, FL; :00]
[SUPER=@Okita1; 1:01]
[SUPER=01-Gov. Jeb Bush/(R) Florida; 1:13 QUICK!!!]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=thinking about it]

((FRANCES CONTINUES ITS WHIRLWIND TOUR OF THE SUNSHINE STATE -- THIS TIME STRIKING PARTS OF THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE.
(nat - Panacea, FL)

IN PANACEA, RESIDENTS BROKE OUT THE KAYAKS ... AND WADED IN KNEE-DEEP WATER ... JUST TO GET FROM HERE TO THERE. FRANCES ALSO CAUSED MAJOR FLOODING FARTHER SOUTH -- IN TAMPA -- AS THE STORM CHURNED INLAND.
(MOS OT)

"It looks very dangerous out there but it's Mother Nature, and there's nothing we can do about that." MEANWHILE, ALONG FLORIDA'S EAST AND CENTRAL COAST, PEOPLE ARE HEADING HOME TO THE SURVEY THE DAMAGE. FOR MANY, IT'S NOT A PRETTY PICTURE.
(MOS SOT)

"Everything is ruined in there. The bed -- everything -- the mattress is soaked." FRANCES DESTROYED HOUSES -- DAMAGED BUILDINGS AND MARINAS -- AND LEFT MILLIONS WITHOUT POWER.
(NAT)

WITH SO MANY FLORIDIANS SHORT ON SUPPLIES, WATER AND ICE ARE NOW HOT COMMODITIES. SO IS GAS. THIS STATION HAD TO LIMIT ITS GAS SALES TO 10 DOLLARS A TANK.
(SOT)

"We've already had a few people express their dissatisfaction about it...but we've got to do it so everybody gets some."
(STANDUP BRIDGE)

IT'S ONLY HALFWAY THROUGH THE HURRICANE SEASON, AND ALREADY FLORIDA HAS BEEN HIT BY TWO HURRICANES SINCE EARLY AUGUST. AND NOW THE STATE IS BRACING FOR YET ANOTHER THREAT BREWING IN THE ATLANTIC ... NAMED IVAN.
(SOT: GOV. JEB BUSH/(R) FLORIDA) -

"We need to be prepared. We need to be thinking about it." BUT FOR NOW, WHAT'S ON THE MINDS OF MANY, IS THE BILLIONS OF DOLLARS OF DAMAGE HURRICANES CHARLEY AND FRANCES HAVE CAUSED -- AND THE TREMENDOUS CLEANUP JOB AHEAD. TERI OKITA, CBS NEWS, APPALACHICOLA, FLORIDA.))
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[Clinton]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=bda]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Bill Clinton]
[ENG#=4]

Former President Bill Clinton is in good condition after undergoing quadruple bypass surgery this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]

Surgeons say the operation was relatively straightforward and Clinton is recovering normally at this point- however the process is only beginning.
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[SOT :18 - :24]
[IN Q=It is a pretty]

((DR. STEVEN NISSEN/CLEVELAND CLINIC; IT IS A PRETTY BIG OPERATION AND IT'S A BIG TRAUMA TO THE BODY AND IT TAKES TIME TO RECOVER.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Steven Nissen/Cleveland Clinic;]
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[OUT Q=time to recover.]
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[VO-NAT]

Surgeons say it takes two to three months for most patients to be 100 percent, and there's no reason to think he won't fall into that category.
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[SOT 1:33 - 1:40]
[IN Q=After about three]

((DR. JEFFREY GOLD/MONTEFIORE MEDICAL CENTER; AFTER ABOUT 3 MONTHS HE SHOULD BE ABLE TO LIFT, CARRY, EXERCISE, UPPER BODY, LOWER BODY, ANYTHING THAT HE WISHES TO DO.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Jeffrey Gold/Montefiore Medical Center;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=wishes to do.]
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[VO-NAT]

Clinton will be closely monitored in intensive care for the next day or two and should be able to go home by the end of the week.
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[Nader-Ballot]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=04-25 TC1:47:40]
[GRAPHIC=Ralph Nader]
[ENG#=1]


Ralph Nader's struggle to get on Virginia's Presidential ballot is not over yet, and the outcome won't be final until Tuesday.
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[VO-NAT tape 04-26 @ 1:25:48]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/August 20]


More than two weeks ago the State Board of Elections rejected Nader's petitions stating they were not properly sorted.
The State Attorney General ultimately overturned that decision and the petitions are now being reviewed.
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[SOT15:54:46]
[IN Q=He has to show he has]

((JERRY KILGORE/VA ATTORNEY GENERAL; HE HAS TO SHOW HE HAS FILED 10-THOUSAND BY TOMORROW. THEY'VE BEEN COUNTING THOSE AT REGISTRAR OFFICES ALL AROUND VA. SO WE ANTICIPATE AN ANNOUNCEMENT AT TOMORROW SOME POINT))
[SUPER=@kilgore]
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[OUT Q=at some point]
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[VO-NAT]


Nader's campaign turned in more than 13-thousand petitions.
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[Elections]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=04-36 TC11:44]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2004]
[ENG#=3]


It may have rained on the parade, but the dreary weather didn't dampen the spirits of two of Virginia's most powerful politicians.
They were in Buena Vista today, pushing Presidential candidates and their own expected campaigns for Governor.
Joy Sutton has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Buena Vista's yearly Labor]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista; 00]
[SUPER=@Kaine; 20]
[SUPER=@Kilgore; 39]
[SUPER=@markWarner; 1:35]
[SUPER=@Joy2; 1:50]
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[OUT Q=news 7, Buena Vista]

(( [nat sound of 15:37:39] [RUNS04]
Buena Vista's yearly Labor Day parade wouldn't be complete without all the fan fare and of course the politicians. The Governor's race may be more than a year away -- but potential candidates like Lieutenant Governor Tim Kaine --know the time to start campaigning is now.
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[SOT15:43:05]
[IN Q=I'm not being coy about it]

((I'M NOT BEING COY ABOUT IT I'M DEFINITELY RUNNING AND I'VE BEEN OPEN ABOUT FOR THE LAST COUPLE OF YEAR BUT THE NEXT 60 DAYS I HAVE ANOTHER THING A MIND )) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=another thing on my mind]


And of course that's the presidential election. It also has Attorney General Jerry Kilgore tied up at the moment as the head of the Bush campaign in Virginia. But come November he'll be switching gears as well.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT15:53:25]
[IN Q=I don' think anyone will be suprised at my]

((I DON'T THINK ANYONE WILL BE SURPRISED AT MY ANNOUNCEMENT COME NOVEMBER. BUT WE'LL GET TO THAT RACE WHEN WE FINISH THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=presidential race]
[nat sot of campaigners]

[runs05]
Democrats believe for the first time in 40 years they may have a chance at winning the state in the presidential election.
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[SOT15:44:12]
[IN Q=But now it's a close state]

((KAINE: BUT NOW IT'S A CLOSE STATE AND JOHN KERRY IS RUNNING VERY COMPETITIVE IT'S GOING TO BE BARE NICKELS FOR THE NEXT 60 DAYS 17 AND REALLY TOUGH BUT WE FEEL GOOD ABOUT WHERE WE ARE AS A DEMOCRATIC PARTY IN VA )) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=democrate party in Virginia ]


But Republicans believe their National Convention last week tipped the scales in President Bush's favor.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT15:49:186]
[IN Q=Virginia is no longer considers]

((KILGORE: VA IS NO LONGER CONSIDERED A BATTLE GROUND. I THINK COMING OUT OF THE CONVENTION EVERYONE UNDERSTANDS THAT WE HAVE THE MOMENTUM 01 JOHN KERRY HAD THE CHANCE TO BUY MORE ADS IN VA HE CHOSE NOT TO. I THINK HE UNDERSTANDS HE IS NOT GOING TO CARRY VA)) [RUNS16]
[OUT Q=going to carry Virginia]


Governor Mark Warner has some advice for both candidates.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT15:49:18]
[IN Q=I hope both campaigns]

((I HOPE BOTH CAMPAIGNS GET BACK TO VISIONS WHERE THEY HOPE TAKE AMERICA AS OPPOSED TO THE TYPE OF NEGATIVE ATTACKS THAT HAVE BEEN GOING ON ON BOTH SIDES 31 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES OWE TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE WHERE THIS COUNTRY SHOULD BE HEADED )) [RUNS11]
[OUT Q=to deal with healht care]

So it will most likely be a battle to the finish -- with one election right around the corner --and another likely to start heating up in the next few months. Joy Sutton, News 7 Buena Vista.))

[Warner]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-26 TC1:48:10]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2004]
[ENG#=4]


As Joy mentioned, many politicians just want to take it "one election at a time."
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Governor Warner is one of them.
Despite recently being called a future leader in the Democratic Party by Newsweek Magazine, the governor is reluctant to talk about his future plans.
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[SOT 21:58:47]
[IN Q=I got a third]

((GOV. MARK WARNER: I GOT A THIRD OF MY JOB LEFT. I DON'T THINK THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA WOULD BE VERY HAPPY WHEN I AM THINKING ABOUT WHAT I AM DOING NEXT WHEN I HAVE A THIRD OF MY JOB IS STILL FRONT OF ME.))
[SUPER=@markwarner]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=in front of me]
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[VO-NAT]


The governor says his focus is on the upcoming session in the General Assembly.
He told us he may entertain questions about his future next August.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]
[ENG#=APRISA]


Most 19-year olds are just getting started in life.
Still ahead, see how a 19 year old Roanoke entrepreneur is gaining worldwide recognition.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus it used to travel the streets of London. Now one local company hopes this old bus will rev up new business.

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[Sports-preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=MST]
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[ENG#=1]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=...THE BIG 7."]

((Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports office as Vijay knocks Tiger off his perch in the golfing world. Lindsey takes out Venus in straight sets. UVa's Fontell Mines is out for more than a month with broken collar bone. Sadler's coming home this week for a hot night in Richmond.
And the Yanks show no love for Tampa Bay = tonight on the Big 7.))


[Cameron-Johnson]

(MINI OPEN)



[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=04-38 TC00:12]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]

A new internet company is opening for business. That, in itself, isn't remarkable. But the fact that it was developed by a 19-year-old Roanoke man who has been an entrepreneur since he was just nine.. may be. Susan Bahorich has his story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q= nats- Cameron Johnson...]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Cameron Johnson/Entrepreneur; :14]
[SUPER=@SUSAN2; 1:04]
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[OUT Q=SB, News7, Roanoke.]

(([NATS@6:34:03.05/or something else if this doesn't work...] ((T23291 - typing nats)) [RUNS:03]
Cameron Johnson is a busy guy. Not only is he the General Sales Manager at his family's car dealership, he's a student and businessman.

[SOT@6:09:08.00]
[INQ=I started my first...]

((CAMERON JOHNSON, ENTREPRENEUR: I STARTED MY FIRST BUSINESS WHEN MY PARENTS GAVE ME MY FIRST CHECKING ACCOUNT AND COMPUTER WHEN I WAS NINE-YEARS-OLD. I STARTED A PRINTING COMPANY AND PRINTED BUSINESS CARDS, GREETING CARDS AND IT GREW FROM THERE. I'VE HAD VARIOUS BUSINESSES SINCE...)) [RUNS:11]
[OUTQ=... various businesses since...]


.... Actually 14 in the last 10-years. His latest company, TrueLoot.com, came online Wednesday. It lets internet users earn points and money for surfing the web by receiving advertisements on their cell phones, two-ways or email.

[SOT@6:13:55.00]
[INQ=TrueLoot is actually...]

((CAMERON JOHNSON: TRUELOOT IS ACTUALLY A REMAKE FROM ONE OF MY PREVIOUS COMPANIES THAT GREW TO BE VERY SUCCESSFUL. IT GREW TO BE MAKING 15-THOUSAND DOLLARS A DAY IN SALES WHEN I WAS 15-YEARS-OLD.)) [RUNS:06]
[OUTQ= .. 15-years-old.]


Johnson's early success has been celebrated in the media. A book about his life was written in Japan- where he was said to be "bigger than Britney Spears." Closer to home, the Roanoke native has been featured in more than 200-publications. Most recently he appeared on President Bush's web site as the small business leader of the month.
Even with all his success, the 19-year-old remains grounded, and offers encouragement to future-entrepreneurs.

[SOT@6:15:58.00]
[INQ=There wasn't a set...]

((JOHNSON: THERE WASN'T A SET PATH THAT I FOLLOWED, EVERYTHING'S BEEN A FREE FOR ALL SINCE.. IT'S JUST WORKED AND THE CARDS FELL INTO PLACE.)) [RUNS:08]
[OUTQ=... fell into place.]


And Johnson hopes they continue to do so.. SB, NEWS7, Roanoke. ))

[County-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-29 TC59:07]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=3]


Roanoke County is giving itself an "A" for effort this school year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Construction was ongoing this summer at four of the county's schools.
They include Mountain View, Herman Horn, Oak Grove, and Penn Forest.
Some of the projects are behind schedule but that did not drastically alter the first day of school.
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[SOT 20:01:53]
[IN Q=The kids walked in]

((LINDA WEBER/ROANOKE CO. SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: THE KIDS WALKED IN. WE DIDN'T HAVE ANY HINT OF ACCIDENT. CONSTRUCTION WAS OUT OF THE WAY. IT WAS SAFE AND I FELT ENORMOUSLY GOOD AND I WAS VERY VERY NERVOUS UP TO A WEEK BEFORE SCHOOL OPENED SO I AM VERY HAPPY.))
[SUPER=01-Linda Weber/Roanoke Co. School Superintendent; :]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=i am very happy]
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[VO-NAT]


The project includes adding new classrooms, renovating existing ones, and putting in new administrative offices.
The work is costing more than 20 million dollars and all of it should be completed by Christmas.
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[Grand-Bus]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=04-31 TC39:15]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=4]


A piece of London's history is rolling the streets again -- this time in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Grand Home Furnishings' Valley View store debuted its new addition this Labor Day weekend -- a 1955 London double-decker bus. The bus ran the streets of London for about 30-years, before it was auctioned off to a man living in Wisconsin. When the bus went on sale again in 2001, the store managers immediately hopped on board.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT28:50]
[IN Q=yeah we bought]

((ROBERT BENNETT/GRAND HOME FURNISHINGS: YEAH WE BOUGHT IT A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO AND HAD IT TRANSPORTED FROM WISCONSIN TO VA, AND THEN FOUND A COMPANY IN TOWN TO TOTALLY RENOVATE THE DRIVE TRAIN AND TRANSMISSION AND RESTORE THE BUS.))
[SUPER=01-Robert Bennett/Grand Home Furnishings; :06]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=and restore the bus]
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[VO-NAT]

About 350-people took advantage of the free rides this weekend through the mall's parking lot. The store says it plans to offer more rides in the future.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]
[ENG#=APRISA]


Frances dumped a lot of rain on Florda. How much does she have left for Virginia?
Robin has the forecast when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus more federal assistance is on the way to Eastern Virginia, while residents wonder what the next storm has in store.
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[Commercial]

[Storm-Cleanup]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-32 TC31:28]
[GRAPHIC=TS Gaston]
[ENG#=3]


A week after Tropical Storm Gaston (gass-TAHN) swamped downtown Richmond, residents and city leaders are still cleaning up the mess.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Today, more help arrived from Washington.
A new disaster recovery center opened to help individuals and businesses get back on their feet.
Senator George Allen and federal disaster officials waded through the mud-covered floors of ruined businesses today and urged the owners to take advantage of government programs.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I was shocked]

((SEN. GEORGE ALLEN/(R) VIRGINIA; I WAS SHOCKED BY THE PICTURES, JUST LOOKING AT PLACES WHERE YOU HAVE WALKED, YOU KNOW, WITH MY FAMILY. AND TO SEE THE AMOUNT OF DEBRIS AND CARS JUST THROWN AROUND LIKE TOYS. IT'S JUST ABSOLUTELY AMAZING.)) ((DAVID TUCKER/AMERICAN HEALTH CARE; IT'S OBVIOUS THAT WE'RE GETTING THE ATTENTION THAT WE NEED AND THAT PEOPLE ARE FOCUSING ON NOT ONLY OUR BUSINESS THAT WAS DAMAGED, BUT ALSO THE PROPERTY OWNERS AND THE OTHER BUSINESSES THAT HAVE BEEN DISRUPTED BY THE FLOOD.))
[SUPER=@allen; :02 QUICK]
[SUPER=01-David Tucker/American Health Care; :14 ]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=disrupted by the flood.]
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[VO-NAT]


Most of the businesses in the Shockoe Bottom area did NOT have flood insurance, and federal aid is vital to their recovery.
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[S-Extra Point]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=extra point]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=APRISA ]

Tiger's no longer number one, Lindsey advanced, UVa loses Fontell Mines to a broken collarbone, and NASCAR is revving up for Richmond. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/YES-Yankees; :00]

The Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Devil Rays tonight 7-to-4. But the Yankees want two wins for the price of one. New York is asking that the league office give them a forfeit because today's schedule doubleheader turned into one game. The reason is that Tampa couldn't get out of Florida because of the Hurricane. The Yankees say they should have left last Friday, but the players didn't want to leave their families. How about a Bronx cheer for Yankees.
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[OUTCUE=last score."]
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[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-173 12025TC]
[GRAPHIC=PGA]
[ENG#=1]


In reality he hasn't been number one for a long time, but now Tiger Woods is no longer the number one player in the world.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Norton, MA/Golf Channel; :00]

This afternoon Woods was tied with Vijay Singh with five holes to play in the Deutsche Bank Championship near Boston.

Vijay recorded three birdies over the span of holes, while Tiger had a birdie and a bogey. With the win, Singh takes over the top spot in the world, and Tiger's five year streak as the number-one ranked golfer in the world is over after a record 264 weeks.
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[S-Tennis]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-168 15846TC]
[GRAPHIC=US OPEN TENNIS]
[ENG#=3]


Agassi advanced today, but the match of Labor Day Monday at the U.S. Open was on the women's side as Lindsey Davenport won her 21st straight match with a straight sets victory over Venus Williams.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Flushing Meadows, NY/CBS Sports; :00]

The two super powers of women's tennis swapped power strokes for 13 minutes in the final game of the match that lasted 24 points. There were nine deuces. And five break points Venus, and five match points for Davenport. In the end, Davenport got the 7-5, 6-4 victory to get to the quarterfinals. It was the pair's 25th meeting. Davenport has now won 13 and Venus 12.
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[S-ACC]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-182 5523tc]
[GRAPHIC=ACC]
[ENG#=4]

Hurricane Frances postponed tonight's Florida State and Miami game and is also hit even closer to home for Seminoles' coach Bobby Bowden.
[GRAPHIC=BOWDEN]

One of Bowden's grandsons and his former son-in-law were killed yesterday in Florida when their car was hit a by a utility truck that was helping to restore power outages caused by Hurricane Frances. The two were killed instantly in the crash that occurred on Interstate 10 in Quincy, Florida.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; ]

In other conference notes, UVa will have to play the next four to six weeks without wide receiver Fontell Mines. The six foot four inch sophomore from Richmond broke his collarbone against Temple and could miss up to two months. Ironically, Mines caught his first pass as college player for a touchdown last year against North Carolina - this coming Saturday's opponent for the Cavaliers.
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=TECH]


Virginia Tech's home opener this Saturday against Western Michigan is right on the verge of being a complete sellout. Tech officials say they have less than two thousand tickets for the one o'clock kickoff. The game will NOT be televised.

[S-NASCAR]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-181 5511TC]
[GRAPHIC=NASCAR NEXTEL]
[ENG#=1]


The Chase to Championship on the Nextel Cup circuit is rapidly reaching its end. This coming Saturday night's race in Richmond marks final race before the top 10 drivers are set for the 10 race shootout.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fontana, CA/NASCAR Images; :00]

Last night Elliott Sadler locked up his spot in the Chase field by winning the Pop Secret 500 in California. Sadler is one of six drivers to have secure transfer spots before arriving in the state capital.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=GIVES US...]
[SUPER=01-Elliott Sadler/Currently Sixth In Points Standings; ]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=...worked out good]
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[VO-NAT con't]

Five drivers are within 56 points of the coveted 10th place spot. The seventh through fifteenth positions all changed hands last night.
Jamie McMurray moved up four spots from fifteenth to eleventh. Kevin Harvick took the biggest step back, moving from eighth to fifteenth and Mark Martin and Casey Kahne stayed in the top 10.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=bite]
[SUPER=01-Kasey Kahne/Currently 9th In Points Race; :00]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=...IT WILL BE EXCITING."]
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[S-Braves]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-175 4650TC]
[GRAPHIC=MLB]
[ENG#=3]


In the big leagues on this Labor day - the Braves beat the Phillies at Turner Field 3-to-1.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/TBS-Braves; :00]

The tropical rain is coming to Atlanta tomorrow, but the wind was there today. And Andruw Jones would take advantage of it. He had two rbis including this homerun to left field off of loser Eric Milton. Milton falls to 13-and-4, while the Braves have won 12 of 14.
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[S-Orioles]


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[ENG#=4]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD/Comcast-Orioles; :00]

In Baltimore this afternoon, Jose Leon and this man, Melvin Mora, drove in two runs each to lead the Orioles to a 4-to
-1 win over Minnesota.

This was the game winning hit in the bottom of the fifth, as Mora chased home two runs with the line drive to left. The Orioles have now won seven of their last eight games.
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[S-Avs]


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The Salem Avalanche and Lynchburg Hillcats closed out their seasons this afternoon with a rainout and a cancellation. The dreary conditions were appropriate considering that both team ended up in last place in their respective divisions in the second half of the season.
[TOSS TO BREAK]

[Big-Tom]


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He may have been a cast-away on Survivor- but "Big Tom" Buchanan was the top pick today for grand Marshall in Buena Vista's labor day parade.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT15:39:09]
[IN Q=Hey how are ya'll]
((NAT SOT: HEY HOW ARE YALL, PANAMA WEATHER, PANAMA WEATHER))
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=panama weather, panama weather]
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[VO-NAT]


After two appearances on Survivor -- this Rich Valley native says the future for him is back on the farm.
But in the meantime--he's enjoying the fame and the fans. But he says he hasn't let all of the attention get to his head.
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[SOT15:47:56]
[IN Q=I've really enjoyed the ride, the only]

(("BIG TOM" BUCHANAN/SURVIVOR CASTAWAY; I'VE REALLY ENJOYED THE RIDE. THE ONLY THING THAT'S CHANGED ABOUT ME IS MY BANK ACCOUNT reporter: is that higher or better? YEAH THAT'S A LOT BETTER))
[SUPER=01-"Big Tom" Buchanan/Survivor Castaway]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=that' a lot better.]
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[VO-NAT]


His checkbook may not be in the million dollar range -- but Big Tom says he's helped raise more three million dollars for charity. (---------------)