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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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[WRITER=jja]
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Frances is bringing rain to the region. Just how much and what is the possibility of flooding?
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[VO-NAT]


A child his shot to death reportedly by his nine year old brother.
Video is released from the Russian school massacre.
And from boots to guitars.. people will cash in for a piece of Johnny Cash.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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[ENG#=2]
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[VO-NAT]


Nearly a year after Hurricane Isabel caused devestating flooding in Western and Central Virginia, another tropical system is expected to dump several inches of rain on the area.
Residents of flood prone areas are on edge again.
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[SOT 9:14:32]
[IN Q=That's all you can]

((POLLY MATTESON: THAT'S ALL YOU CAN DO. JUST PRAY THE GOOD LORD TAKES CARE OF YOU. [laughs]))
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[OUT Q=OF YOU (LAUGHS)]
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
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[WX1]
[ANCHOR=JEan]
[SS=NEws 7 @ 11]


What's left of Hurricane Frances is slowly moving northward, spinning off tornados and soaking the Southeast with inches of rain.
That means an anxious night for those who live in flood-prone areas of Western and Central Virginia. We'll hear from some of them in a moment.
[DOUBLE BOXES=JEan & Robin/WXCENTER]


But first, for more on what we can expect, let's talk to meteorologist Robin Reed.
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[MCU] Standing Position #2


[WXPRO/FULL]CURRENT RADAR ANALYSIS CURRENT WATCHES & WARNINGS

[DOUBLE BOXES=JEan & Robin/WXCENTER]
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[Night-Storm]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-24 TC1:11:50]
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Frances has many people in our area hoping for the best- but preparing for the worst.
Some know first hand how dangerous and devastating flooding can be.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Justin and Jean /Microwave;]


For more on that and conditions right now we go to Justin McLeod who is live along the Roanoke River. So Justin is the river on the rise yet?
Jean, so far, so good.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL]
[SUPER=@justin1]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke; :]


But that will probably change since this river is prone to flooding.
Another area that's of concern is the South River in Rockbridge County.
You may remember Hurricane Isabel caused extensive damage there and because of that many residents are fearing what could happen this time around.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Betty Higgins/Rockbridge Co. Resident; :09]
[SUPER=04-September 2003; :35]
[SUPER=@justin1; :51]
[SUPER=01-Polly Matteson/Rockbridge Co. Resident; 1:17]
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((((NAT SOUND OF WEATHER CHANNEL))
Betty Higgins keeps a close eye on the forecast...wondering what Frances will bring to her home here in Rockbridge County.
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[IN Q=It leaves you kinda]

((BETTY HIGGINS/ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY RESIDENT: IT LEAVES YOU KINDA SKITTISH AND KNOWING WHAT TO DO BECAUSE YOU DON'T KNOW IF IT'S GOING TO FLOOD AGAIN OR IF IT'S JUST GOING TO PASS YOU BY.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=pass you by]


Betty has reason to worry.
She lives along the South River here on Route 608.
This is the same place Hurricane Isabel devastated last September.
Betty's home had 14 inches of water.
[SOT 9:22:37]
[IN Q=It destroyed]

((BETTY HIGGINS/ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY RESIDENT: IT DESTROYED THE FOUNDATION, THE SUB FLOORING, ALL OF OUR FURNITURE, ALL OF OUR APPLIANCES.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=all of our appliances]


She wasn't alone.
Isabel destroyed 16 homes, and damaged 71 others along a 15 mile stretch of the South River.
In all, the storm caused more than six million dollars worth of damage.
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[IN Q=I didn't think]

((MIKE FOX/FLOOD VICTIM: I DIDN'T THINK IT WOULD GET THAT HIGH, THERE WAS A LOT OF RAIN THAT ONE NIGHT.)) [Runs03]
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[SOT 9:38:02]
[IN Q=Isabel dumped more]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: ISABEL DUMPED MORE THAN TEN INCHES OF HERE. WITH FRANCES, FORECASTERS ARE PREDICTING ANYWHERE BETWEEN FOUR TO SIX INCHES WHICH COULD CAUSE SOME DAMAGE. BUT RESIDENTS DO HAVE ONE THING WORKING FOR THEM THIS TIME AROUND. AS YOU CAN SEE THE RIVER IS VERY LOW.)) [Runs14]
[OUT Q=IS VERY LOW]

((NAT SOUND OF RIVER))
Even so, emergency personnel are watching the river.
They say the slower the storm moves the worse it will get.
At least one resident isn't taking any chances.
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[IN Q=I'm leaving]

((POLLY MATTESON/ROCKBRIDGE CO. RESIDENT: I'M LEAVING. I'M GOING TO MY SISTER'S IN LEXINGTON. I'LL STAY UNTIL AFTER IT'S OVER.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=after it's over]))
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[LIVE= Justin /FULL Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]


She is leaving voluntarily. There are no mandatory evacuations at this time for residents along the South River.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /Microwave;]


But Jean, authorities are already on alert and say they're ready for anything. ((Q: What's it like a year later?))

[Campground-Closed]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=dse]
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The National Park Service has closed the Otter Creek campground on the Blue Ridge Parkway as a precaution.
The campground is separated from the Parkway by a creek. If it floods, campers could be stranded.
The rest of the Parkway is open, but officials caution that additional closures may be necessary.
[TAKE VIDEO!!!!]

[Flood-Preps]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=myr]
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[ENG#=4]

[TAKE VIDEO!!!]

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


A-E-P spent the day lowering the water levels at Claytor and Smith Mountain Lakes.
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[SOT 2311]
[IN Q=we're going to try]

((TODD BURNS/AEP SPOKESMAN: WE'RE GOING TO TRY TO LOWER CLAYTOR BY ABOUT FOUR FEET AND LOWER SML BY A HALF A FLOOD 17 NEITHER ONE OF THESE FACILITIES ARE MEANT AS FLOOD CONTROL, BUT WE ANTICIPATE HEAVY RAINS COMING INTO THE AREA AND IT COULD SLOW DOWN THINGS JUST A BIT.))
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[OUT Q=just a bit]
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[VO-NAT]

While crews aren't able to control creeks and streams, Salem's Swift Water Rescue Team says it is prepared for the worst.
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]

The team says it trains on a regular basis and checks its equipment daily for any emergency.
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[SC-Tornadoes]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=bda]
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Farther south, Frances has already forced large-scale evacuations.
Widespread flooding and mudslides are reported in the mountains around Asheville, North Carolina.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Gadsden, SC;]

In South Carolina, emergency officials say tornados injured six people. The National Weather Service has received more than twenty reports of tornadoes since the first storms came into that state yesterday. It may be days before forecasters can confirm exactly how many twisters touched down. It will likely be one of the biggest tornado outbreaks in South Carolina history.
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[Health-Flood]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=04-33 TC24:46]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]
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In addition to the immediate danger of rushing floodwater, officials are also reminding residents of the longer-term health risks.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]


The aftermath of all the rain can be a concern when residents re-enter their homes. There is the possibility of injury or electrocution.
Even the flood water should be handled with care because it may contain chemicals or sewage.
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[SOT23:07]
[IN Q=Then there are issues like mold]

((DICK TABB/ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH MANAGER; THEN THERE ARE ISSUES LIKE MOLD BECAUSE OF ALL THE WATER THAT'S ABSORBED IN MATERIAL IN THE HOUSE. YOU NEED TO GET OUT AND REMOVE ANYTHING THAT COULD BE ABSORBENT LIKE CARPET OR UPHOLSTERY ITEMS 20 GET LOTS OF AIR MOVING IT THAT HOME. USE THINGS LIKE THINGS LIKE DEHUMIDIFIERS))
[SUPER=01-Dick Tabb/Environmental Health Manager]
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[OUT Q=things like dehumidifiers]
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[VO-NAT]


The rain can also produce more breeding areas for mosquitos. That increases the risk for the West Nile Virus.
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[Read-Mountain]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=04-29 TC1:00:09]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=3]

Three students involved in a drug incident at a Botetourt County middle school last spring found out their punishment today. Three of the teens must perform 100-hours of community service- they were also put on probation. The fourth has reportedly used drugs since the incident in May and was placed back in custody in detention.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./May]

The teens were among eleven involved in a May incident at Read Mountain Middle School. Five students were sent to the hospital after taking the anti-seizure medication, Klonopin, which one of the teens gave to his classmates.
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[VoTech-Teachers]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=04-31 TC41:23]
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[ENG#=4]


Two Covington teachers are fired after showing students a controversial violent video.
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[VO-NAT :23]
[SUPER=03-Covington;]

Jackson River Technical Center terminated the employment of welding instructor Larry Baxter and health occupations instructor Linda Thomas earlier this month. The school was concerned that the teachers let students watch video of American hostage Nicolas Berg being beheaded by terrorists. J-R-T-C Administrator Bob Grimesey (GRIMM-ih-see) says all parties agreed the teachers had done something wrong.
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((BOB GRIMESEY/JRTC ADMINISTRATOR: BUT THERE WAS JUST SOME DISAGREEMENT IN THE HEARING PROCESS OVER HOW WRONG IT WAS OR WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT. BUT IN THE END, THE BOARD, IN ITS WISDOM, DECIDED TO DISMISS THE EMPLOYEES.))
[SUPER=01-Bob Grimesey/JRTC Administrator;]
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[ANCHOR=JEan]
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Grimesey (GRIMM-ih-see) says Baxter showed the clip during a current events portion of his welding class and that Thomas allowed some of her students to sit in on the viewing. More than 40 students were there. Grimesey says many expressed amazement that they were allowed to watch it. Two separate panels investigated the case. Both recommended the teachers' dismissal.
[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]
[ENG#=APRISA]


Two accidental shootings in Western Virginia killed two young children in the space of just a few days.
Still ahead, some tips to keep guns out of the hands of children.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus a somber milestone in Iraq, even as more fighting flares up in the troubled country.
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[Sports-preview]


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[Iraq]

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It was a deadly day in Iraq as six more U-S soldiers were killed fighting insurgents. The death toll has now reached a grim milestone. Stacy Case has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=On Tuesday]
[SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jean Dominique Bunel/Italian Spokesperson; :27]
[SUPER=@Rumsfeld; :57]
[SUPER=01-Gen. Richard Myers/Joint Chiefs of Staff; 1:15]
[SUPER=01-Stacy Case/CBS News; 1:20]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, Washington.]

((TRACK: ON TUESDAY, THE NUMBER OF U.S. TROOPS KILLED IN IRAQ SINCE THE WAR BEGAN REACHED ONE-THOUSAND. THAT'S AN AVERAGE OF TWO AMERICAN SERVICE MEN OR WOMEN KILLED A DAY. A SOMBER STATISTIC ON ANOTHER VIOLENT DAY. GUNMEN STORMED THIS HUMANITARIAN AID AGENCY IN BAGHDAD AND ABDUCTED TWO ITALIAN WOMEN...... VOLUNTEERS WHO ARE HERE REBUILDING SCHOOLS. TWO IRAQI CIVILIANS WERE ALSO CAPTURED. SUPER: JEAN DOMINIQUE BUNEL/ITALIAN SPOKESPERSON two unknown armed people entered the office and asked the staff to move out of the corridor and lay down on the floor.
TRACK: THE ABDUCTIONS COINCIDE WITH ONE OF THE DEADLIEST DAYS FOR U-S FORCES SINCE MAY. NAT: sadr city fighting.. TRACK: THE MILITARY SAYS 6 SOLDIERS WERE KILLED, MANY OF THEM FIGHTING INSURGENTS IN THE BAGHDAD SLUM OF SADR CITY. MORE THAN 30 IRAQIS DIED IN FIGHTING. THE DEATHS COME A DAY AFTER A SUICIDE BOMBER KILLED SEVEN MARINES OUTSIDE FALLUJAH. SUPER: DONALD RUMSFELD/DEFENSE SECRETARY we have a big task, it's not something one country can do alone . TRACK: U-S FORCES AND FOREIGN AID WORKERS AREN'T THE ONLY TARGETS. ONCE AGAIN, INSURGENTS TRIED TO KILL A HIGH LEVEL IRAQI OFFICIAL. BAGHDAD'S GOVERNOR ESCAPED THIS LATEST ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT, BUT AT LEAST ONE BYSTANDER WAS KILLED. SUPER: GENERAL RICHARD MYERS/JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF the enemy is becoming more sophisticated in its efforts to destabilize the country STAND UP CLOSE: STACY CASE/REPORTING THE DEFENSE SECRETARY SAYS INSURGENTS HAVE UNDERESTIMATED OUR COUNTRY, OUR COALITION AND OUR COMMANDER IN CHIEF. BUT WITH THE RECENT SETBACKS - SOME CRITICS WONDER IF IT'S THE OTHER WAY AROUND. STACY CASE CBS NEWS WASHINGTON.))

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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Amateur Video is released today showing the conditions inside a Russian school while militants held hundreds of children hostage.
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[VO-NAT ]
[SUPER=03-Beslan, Russia/Amateur Video]


The militants apparently took the video of the crowded gymnasium.
A Russian television network says the video was made by the people holding the hostages. It shows explosive bundles attached to wires.
The hostages can be seen fanning themselves in the heat.
A blood streak is also seen stretching across the gymnasiums wooden floor.
The siege at the school ended with more than 300 dead.
Today Secretary of State Colin Powell condemned the terrorism- saying it has no place in the world.
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[SOT 45]
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((COLIN POWELL/SECRETARY OF STATE: TO TAKE CHILDREN, AND TO PUT CHILDREN AT RISK, AND TO MURDER THEM IN THIS DELIBERATE MANNER HAS TO BE CONDEMNED. THE CIVILIZED WORLD CONDEMNS IT AND ALL OTHER FORMS OF TERRORISM AND WE'LL WORK CLOSELY WITH THE RUSSIAN AUTHORITIES IN ANY WAY THAT WE CAN TO DEAL WITH THIS MATTER.))
[SUPER=01-Colin Powell/Secretary of State;]
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[OUT Q=with this matter.]
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[vo-nat]
Powell visited the Russian embassy in the U-S today to express condolences.
As for the videotape, no word on how the TV station got a hold of it.
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[Monty-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=04-26 TC1:50:33]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]
[ENG#=3]

For the second time within a week - a family is grieving the death of a child killed by a gun shot.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.]

Montgomery County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call last night in the Alleghany section of the county. Sheriff officials won't confirm it, but the victim is believed to be two-year-old Zeth Pickering. According to the investigation, his nine-year-old brother shot the boy in the back after finding a gun. Gun experts say tragedies like this one can be avoided.
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[SOT@11:11:49.09]
[INQ=Gun safety is an...]

((LEE WALKER/PSS RANGE AND TRAINING, INC: GUN SAFETY IS AN ATTITUDE FIRST OF ALL, LIKE DRIVING A VEHICLE. YOU HAVE TO KNOW THE VEHICLE, LEARN MECHANICS OF THE VEHICLE AND CONTINUOUSLY DRIVE SAFE - IT'S NO DIFFERENT WITH A FIREARM ...))
[SUPER=01-Lee Walker/PSS Range & Training Inc.]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUTQ=... with a firearm.]
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[VO-NAT]

In addition to knowing the "ins and outs" of your weapon - Walker says never store your gun and ammunition in the same place -always keep each under lock and key - and a gun lock is ALWAYS a good idea.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]
[ENG#=APRISA]


For the second time in recent weeks, Virginia says no to Nader.
Why the independent presidential candidate won't be on Virginia's ballot.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus you won't buy this music memorabilia for a song. Bring plenty of cash for this Cash-related auction.
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[Commercial]

[Nader]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Ralph Nader]

Virginia says no to Nader.
Today the State Board of Elections denied independent candidate Ralph Nader a spot on Virginia's ballot.
The board says Nader's campaign fell short of the required ten-thousand signatures on his qualifying petitions.


The secretary of the elections board says it could verify just over 73-hundred signatures of the nearly 13-thousand submitted by Nader.
A Nader spokesman says his group will examine the results.


[Clinton-Update]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=bda]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Bill Clinton]
[ENG#=1]

Encouraging words from former President Clinton's office today- he is off his respirator and breathing on his own.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]

Clinton is recovering after undergoing quadruple bypass surgery yesterday. Surgeons say he's in fine spirits as he talks with his family and recovers in the intensive care unit at a New York hospital.
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[S-Extra]


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


High school volleyball action, Tech football construction continues and Terry Holland leaves UVa for East Carolina University.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Flushing Meadows, NY/USA; :00]

But first our extra point. Sixth-seeded Elena Dementieva (deh-mehn-tee-AY'-vah) upset second-seeded Amelie Mauresmo (AM'-eh-lee maw-REHS'-moh) 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 to earn a spot in the U-S Open semifinals. Jennifer Capriati may have moved into the semifinals of the U-S Open, but Serena Williams was robbed of a point by an umpire's mistake in the third set. It happened in the opening game of the third set as Capriati went on to win 2-6, 6-4, 6-4.
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[S-Volley]


[ANCHOR=STEVE]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-181 57:23]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 sports]
[ENG#=1]


Lord Botetourt played host to Hidden valley in volleyball action tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daleville/Titans vs. Cavaliers; :00]


This best of five game would be an out of district match up between two solid volleyball teams.
We pick up the action in the second game after the Cavaliers won game one 25 to 17. Watch the nice set by Ashley Alexander and Nikki Moats does the wrest with the touch shot that falls to make it 8-6 Botetourt.
Meredith Smith does all of the work on the Cavs next point as she nails the hard, line drive serve that the Titans cannot get to.
Check out this great rally, both teams hammering away, back and forth with several nice kills that are met by solid blocks, finally Hidden Valley get s the point at the net. But Botetourt wins game two 25-20
The Titans Abby Boggs then connects on a great serve that Botetourt can't get back, Cavs win in three sets.
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[S-MLB]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=MLB]
[ENG#=2]


To Major League baseball. Barry Bonds has hit his 40th homer of the season tonight against Colorado, He now has 698 homers for his career. That game still going on.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/Devil Rays vs. Yankees; :00]

Alex Rodriguez and Hideki Matsui each hit two-run doubles as the New York Yankees dumped Tampa Bay 11-to-2.
[SUPER=35-New York/11/Tampa Bay/2;]Jon Lieber struck out a season-high nine and improves to 11-and-8. Gary Sheffield ha

d four hits and Bernie Williams homered for the Yankees, who won their third in a row.
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[S-AVS]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-182 55:56]
[GRAPHIC=avalanche]
[ENG#=4]


The Avalanche shattered its 2001 single season attendance record this season but ended up in last place in the Southern Division.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


However manager Russ Nixon is hardly disappointed in his teams effort.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Russ Nixon/Avalanche Manager; :00]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=....easy ball club to manage"]
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[VO-NAT]


Nixon remains optimistic and his players are very honest about why the Avs had a down season in the win-loss column.


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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Monte Mansfield/Avalanche Pitcher; :00]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=.....all I can say"]
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[S-Terry]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11m]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-179 47:04]
[GRAPHIC=UVA]
[ENG#=1]


UVa's Terry Holland has a new job a month after resigning his post as special advisor to UVa's president. Tomorrow, Holland will be introduced as the new athletic director at East Carolina University.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00]


Holland was Virginia's men's basketball coach from 1974 to 1990 and then athletic director from 1995 until 2001.
Holland is the most successful coach in UVa basketball history, leading the Cavs to 13 post season appearances and two final fours.
He assisted in both the 86 million dollar Scott Stadium expansion and the 130 million dollar John Paul Jones Arena. Holland has agreed to a five year contract with East Carolina and starts there October first.
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[S-Hokies]


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[WRITER=mst]
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[ENG#=3]


Virginia Tech says it has about two-thousand tickets available for the Hokies' home opener against Western Michigan Saturday at one o'clock. The game is not televised but Mike Stevens says, those that attend will witness some changes to Lane Stadium.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Landover, MD/August 28; :00]
[SUPER=01-Josh Hyman/Scored VT's Only TD Against USC; :23]
[SUPER=01-Eddie Royal/Makes First Career Start on Saturday; :35]
[SUPER=@mike1; :50]
[SUPER=01-Tom Gabbard/VT Associate Athletic Director; 1:02]
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[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[TOSS TO BREAK]

[Cash-Auction]


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


How would you like a guitar used by the legendary Johnny Cash?
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY]


If you have the cash.. you can buy a piece of Cash- Cash history that is.
Items from the country singer's estate are going up for bids at Sotheby's in New York City.
They include a floral embroidered three piece black suit, an acoustic guitar and a banjo used by June Carter Cash.


How about these spiffy black books... The property goes up for Auction beginning next Tuesday. (------------)