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Coming up on News 7-
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Ivan regains strength into a category-five hurricane, as he makes his way to Florida. People across the area pause to remember the three year anniversary of Nine-Eleven. And he is one tough whipper snapper -- a 50-year-old turtle with a whole lot of bite.
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News 7 is next.

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Hurricane Ivan continues its path of destruction -- heading for the Cayman Islands with winds reaching 165-miles per hour.
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Good evening, I'm Myranda Stephens.

[Ivan]


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The National Hurricane Center says Ivan strengthened to a rare Category Five storm -- *capable of catastrophic damage.* Ivan has already killed 50 people across the Caribbean this week, and millions more are in its path. Manuel Gallegus has more.
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((With winds topping 165 miles per hour ....Hurricane Ivan is taking its time with powerful storm sturges leading the way. Landfall in the U.S is almost certain. The question is where:
(sot) Brian Norcross/WFOR

At least 50 people across the Carribean are dead from the storm. Ivan pounded Jamaica but the island was spared a direct hit, as the eye moved slightly to the west. Still in Ivan's path, millions more people from the Cayman Islands to Cuba's west coast.
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Even though Ivan may head further west, there's still worry here in the Florida Keys. And most of the 79 thousand residents have pulled out toward Miami.
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They've left behind boarded up shops and boats on stilts - and the overseas highway linking the vulnerable island chain is quiet. But some feel safe staying behind. Sherry and Paul Mercott have sunk their life savings in to their new retirement home and this is where they plan to stay: super: Paul Mercott/Fl. Key resident Depending on Ivan's mood, the Keys could get side-swiped instead of a direct hit. But that still leaves Floridians to the north in danger. Only 3 category 5 hurricanes have been recorded the U-S - the last one Andrew - twelve years ago - in Florida. Manuel Gallegus, CBS News, KeyLargo, FL.))



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Halifax County authorities have arrested two people on drug trafficking charges.
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[TAKE SINGLETON FS] 24 year old Antonio Singleton is charged with possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute. He is being held at the Halifax Detention Center with NO bond. [TAKE PENICK FS] 27 year old Monica Penick faces similar charges, but was freed under *five-thousand* dollars bond.
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Authorities say the two were operating out of the Days Inn on Highway 58, and that additional suspects will be arrested.

[F'Fighters-Memorial]


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Citizens in Roanoke remembered firefighters killed in the line of duty tonight.
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The Roanoke Firefighters Association hosted the event in front of the *Fallen Firefighters Memorial* at the Transportation Museum. The event was held in honor of firefighters who have died in service to the City of Roanoke, as well as those who died in the September eleventh attacks. Citizens had the chance to place flowers or light candles at the memorial. Six firefighters have died in the line of duty in Roanoke's department history.
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[9/11]


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Annual festivals were bitter- sweet today -- as people remembered the terrorist attacks.
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Thousands packed Salem's Main Street for Olde Salem Days. Many wore patriotic colors and held close to their family members -- as they remembered the nearly *three-thousand* people who lost their lives three years ago.
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((BILLY NAUERT: JUST THE TERROR THOSE PEOPLE WENT THROUGH AND THE TRAGEDY ALL THEIR RELATIVES ARE HAVING TO FACE, EVEN AFTER THREE, FOUR, FIVE, IT COULD BE TEN YEARS AND YOU'RE STILL GOING TO FEEL THE LOSS.))
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Dan Pelletier (Pelleh- tear) of Lynchburg used the day to garner support for American troops in combat overseas by selling "Support Our Troops" magnets. Some visited Old Virginia Brick Company where girders from the World Trade Center hold an American Flag as a memorial to those who lost their lives. Many say it's important to move on, but say they'll never forget the images they saw three years ago.
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[Republican-HQ]


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Republicans in the Roanoke Valley opened up their headquarters today while honoring victims of the terrorist attacks.


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Boy Scouts posted colors before a moment of silence and prayer for those who lost their lives on September Eleventh. Congressman Bob Goodlatte praised President Bush's tough stance against terrorism. He says he feels confident the President will carry Virginia in November.
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((BOB GOODLATTE: WE'RE NOT GOING TO TAKE ANYTHING FOR GRANTED HERE IN VIRGINIA. WE THINK THIS IS A STATE THAT THE PRESIDENT WILL DO WELL IN THAT HE HAS THE TYPE OF MESSAGE THAT RESONATES HERE WITH THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA, PARTICULARLY THE PEOPLE OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA SO WE'RE GOING TO VERY WORK HARD TO GET THEM TO THE POLLS AND MAKE SURE HE DOES CARRY THE STATE.))
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Goodlatte says political elections are a sign that freedom and democracy are alive and well in America. He says there are vast differences between the presidential candidates this year and believes President Bush best reflects the values of Virginians.
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[Kaine]


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Republicans AND Democrats worked the crowds in Salem today.
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Lieutenant Governor *Tim Kaine* stopped by the Democrats booth. He says he's excited about the number of *students* who are energized about the Kerry- Edwards campaign.
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((TIM KAINE: WHEN YOU SEE THINGS LIKE THE WAR. WHEN YOU SEE ECONOMIC CONDITIONS THAT ARE CAUSING PEOPLE TO LOSE JOBS OR LOSE HEALTH INSURANCE, YOUNG PEOPLE START TO THINK WOW THAT COULD BE ME. FOR A LONG TIME I THINK POLITICIANS HAVEN'T SPOKEN TO YOUNG PEOPLE, BUT YOUNG PEOPLE ARE REALIZING THESE ISSUES REALLY WILL AFFECT ME.))
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Kaine says he expects the presidential race will be tight, but believes world events will greatly influence the outcome. The Lieutenant Governor had some of his OWN campaign literature on hand, but says he won't really start his push for the governor's office until after the presidential election.
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Still to come on the newscast, a plane spraying for mosquitoes goes down in Florida...
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and coping with the emotions after September 11th. Now some new technology is helping those who were at Ground Zero.

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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports office. Coming up later, both Tech and Uva post blowout wins in their home openers. Plus, Ferrum and VMI try to hold court against state rivals, and we'll head to Victory Stadium for some wings and the WV Education Classic. And racing from RIR to setup the chase for the Nextel Cup. All that and more on the way in sports.))

[Health-911]


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A new report finds that more than 50 percent of the rescue workers who responded to the world trade center on 9-11 -- are still affected by shortness of breath, asthma and other health problems. But new technology is helping those people cope with the memories of that day. David Marks has the story.
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((JUST MINUTES AFTER THE FIRST PLANE HIT THE WORLD TRADE CENTER, FIRE BATTALION CHIEF STEVE KING WAS ON THE SCENE.
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"my god this beyond anything I've ever seen." HE WAS IN THE LOBBY OF THE NORTH TOWER WHEN, WITHOUT WARNING, THE SOUTH TOWER COLLAPSED.
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"I just thought I had to die when I felt the impact of it coming down." COVERED IN DEBRIS AND CHOKING ON DUST, CHEIF KING ESCAPED..... HE FOUND REFUGE IN A SUBWAY STATION WHEN THE SECOND TOWER CAME DOWN. WHEN IT WAS OVER HE CRAWLED TO THE SURFACE HE DISCOVERED MANY OF HIS FELLOW FIREFIGHTERS WERE DEAD.
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"there's a lot of guilt there, how was I one of a few who got out and others were killed."
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CHIEF KING STILL HAD FRIENDS IN THE FIRE DEPARTMENT WHO UNDERSTOOD HIS LOSS AND COULD HELP HIM GRIEVE. BUT HE KNEW THE TRAUMATIC STRESS HE EXPERIENCED THAT DAY WASN'T GOING TO GO AWAY AND HE NEEDED PROFESSIONAL HELP. THAT'S WHEN HE FOUND DOCTOR JOANNE DIFEDE (da-fee-dee) WHO USED VIRTUAL REALITY THERAPY TO TREAT HIS POST TRAUMATIC STRESS SYNDROME. WORKING IN STAGES THE CHIEF WAS SHOWN THE VIRTUAL EVENTS OF SEPTEMBER 11TH OVER A PERIOD OF MONTHS.
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"he began to remember the moments when he actually felt terror and thought he was going to die." IN A SAFE ENVIRONMENT THE CHIEF WAS ABLE TO DISCUSS WHAT HE FELT THAT DAY, RECALL MEMORIES AND REALIZE HE WASN'T TO BLAME.
(Steve King/FDNY Chief, Retired)

"and when we talked about it and replayed it now, I did my job and did everything I was supposed to do and could have done." HIS ANXIETIES AND GUILT HAVE FADED. CHIEF KING ADMITS HE'S STILL NOT THE MAN HE USED TO BE.... BUT SAYS WITH THE VIRTUAL THERAPY HE'S MUCH CLOSER. DOCTOR DAVID MARKS, CBS NEWS.))

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A plane crash in Florida today left two pilots dead.
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Officials say no injuries were reported on the ground -- but, BOTH of the pilots flying a mosquito control plane were killed. Their names have not been released. The plane crashed into a communications tower while spraying the area with insecticides to kill mosquitoes. A hazardous materials team was on site to deal with the insecticides. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.
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He can barely walk, but an 800-pound man in Michigan is now taking steps to change his life.
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Terry Bender's weight has kept him from participating in activities most take for granted. But, the 800-pound man says he's now ready to do something about it. Yesterday, a team of medical professionals volunteered their services to help Bender regain his health and prolong his life.
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((BETSY MANISCALCO/NURSE: I ASKED HIM THE SECOND TIME I MET HIM, I SAID, WOULD YOU LIKE ME TO HELP YOU GET OUT OF THIS HOUSE? AND HE SAID "YEAH"////LEONARD ELLISON: I MIGHT NOT BE ABLE TO CARRY HIM OUT, BUT AFTER THAT ONCE WE GET HIM TO THE HOSPITAL I'M ALL FOR WHATEVER IT TAKES TO GET HIM BETTER". ))
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Local firefighters were enlisted to transport Bender to the hospital, where he will be placed on a liquid diet. He must lose 300 pounds before he can become a candidate for Bariatric surgery.
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Still to come on News 7 at 11, we'll have highlights from Blacksburg and Charlottesville, where Tech and U-V-A cruise to big wins...
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and fear this turtle... Workers in California make a LARGE discovery at the bottom of a lake.
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[Cancer-Benefit]


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A Salem woman who is struggling with cancer got a little help today.
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Family and friends of Lynn Clifton held a special benefit in her honor. The goal was to raise money to help Clifton and her husband, who've lost all of their savings, trying to pay off more than 18-thousand dollars in medical bills.
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((RHODA KEMP/ORGANIZER: THEY HAVE LOST THEIR INSURANCE, AND THEY'RE TRYING TO GET ALL THE HELP THAT THEY CAN GET TO TRY TO MAKE THEIR PAYMENTS.))
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Today's benefit included a silent auction, cake walks and performances by old-time and bluegrass bands. Although doctors told Clifton she may not have long to live -- relatives and friends say she still remains in good spirits.
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[VOMonty-Miners]


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Montgomery County miners are finally being honored.
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The county has just produced a video about the history of coal mining in the area. Mining had its heyday in the Eastern portion of the county in the late 1800's Now a new video on that history will help build the Coal Miner's Heritage Park along Merrimac road. All profits from the video will help pay for a stage, rest rooms, museum and playground. The video goes on sale in mid-Septmeber for 20 dollars. If you're interested in a copy call Jimmie Price with the Coal Miner's Heritage Association at 540-951-2321.
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One of the few surviving World War ONE veterans paid tribute to his fallen colleagues -- at the first permanent memorial to honor the air personnel who served on the Western Front.
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British and French dignitaries were on hand to watch 108-year-old Henry *Allingham* lay a wreath honoring his fellow British personel. Allingham was a First Mechanic in World War One -- and had not seen his former post since 1918. A Spitfire staged a fly-by -- while a Royal Air Force band played. Allingham said afterwards he felt very emotional but proud to be able to represent what the monument stands for.
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Coming up, some rockin' and rollin' on the track in Richmond, Tech and UVA both post big wins, and there were plenty of upsets in the top 25, and that's where we head for tonight's extra point,
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Let's start in South Bend where Brady Quinn and the Irish got their act together and took out number 8 Michigan 28 to 20.
And Fresno State pulled the shocker over Kansas State. The Bulldogs dominated the defending Big 12 champs in a 45-21 romp.
There was a near upset at the Shoe. Ohio State needed this career long 55 yard boot from Mike Nugent to sneak past Marshall 24 to 21.
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The last few spots in the Chase for the Nextel Cup were on the line tonight in Richmond with the running of the Chevy Rock 'n' Roll 400.
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It didn't take long for things to get interesting. Less than halfway thru, Jimmy Spencer spins Casey Mears, setting off a multi-car crash fest. The car of Jimmie Johnson got the worst of things, while Mark Martin and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. sustained minimal damage.
Kurt Busch led with under ten laps to go, but ran out of fuel, and that allowed Jeremy Mayfield to take the checkered flag and earn a spot in the Chase for the title in the 9th spot.
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Ryan Newman barely made it in, while Dale Jarrett, Kasey Kahne, and Jamie McMurray failed to make the top ten in points.

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The Virginia Tech Hokies whalloped Western Michigan for a 3rd straight time this afternoon in Blacksburg in a game that proved to be a coming out party for former high school teammates Eddie Royal and Sean Glennon.
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A B-52 bomber flew over Lane Stadium just minutes before kickoff and while it didn't drop any bombs the Hokies sure did.
In the first quarter, Bryan Randall pitches it off to Eddie Royal on the option reverse. Royal gets the first touchdown of his career on the 11 yard run and the Hokies led it 7-nothing, 3 and a half minutes in.
Tech struck again on the opening play of the second quarter. Cedric Humes steps outside and goes 29 yards for 6 more to make it 14-nothing.
Less than three minutes later, Randall found Richard Johnson over the middle on a 32 yard pass play, giving Tech a first and goal inside the one.
Justin Hamilton did the rest from there and the Hokies widened the lead to 21 with 10 and a half minutes to go in the first half.
The Hokies finished the second quarter in Royal fashion. Randall eluded the rush and hit Royal on 35 yard strike. It was 28-nothing at halftime.
Tech scored 5 more times in the second half. Randall's two yard toss to Shawn Kinzer made it 35-zip.
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And true freshman Sean Glennon threw his first two collegiate TD passes, including a 33 yarder to Duane Brown to finish the scoring as the Hokies whipped Western Michigan 63 to nothing.
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The second largest crowd to ever witness a UVA football game turned out for Virginia's home opener against ACC rival North Carolina. Steve Mason says the 62 thousand 790 Wahoo faithful would watch their team dispose of the Heels in a variety of ways.
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VMI quarterback Jonathan Wilson missed the Keydets contest with Richmond today in Lexington due to an ankle injury, and they sure could have used him against the Spiders.
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The Spiders didn't have much sympathy for Cal McCombs and company.
Richmond QB Stacy Tutt tossed two touchdown passes in the opening quarter as UR took a 20 to nothing lead to the locker room.
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VMI avoided the shutout on the Josh Lyles keeper from a yard out, but Richmond rolled past the Keydets 34 to 7.
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Ferrum evened its record at one and one this afternoon with its second straight victory over Emory & Henry.
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The Panthers are celebrating their 50th year of football in 2004, but the visitors were in a celebratory mood early on. Former Friday Football Extra player of the Week Todd Woods of Radford, hits Brent Kickliter in the back of the endzone. He gets his foot down before getting stripped. Emory takes a 7-to-6 lead. Woods was just getting warmed up in the shotgun as he fires to his right and finds Eastern Montgomery product Brennan Stewart on the slant. He takes it in for the score and the Wasps get the 14-to-6 lead. Ferrum would finally buckle down and make life tough on Woods. This pass to the near side is picked off by all-American Darren Venable. The senior from Covington helped turn the momentum in the Panthers' favor. And the Panthers offense behind quarterback Jermaine Pitts would turn it up after halftime.
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Ferrum went on to win 24-to-14 over Emory & Henry.
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The Victory Stadium playing surface was completely dried out and in tip-top shape for the Western Virginia Education Classic. It's easy to get out of shape though if you eat too many of those red hot chicken wings.
Livingston and Virginia Union were serving up some big time hits including this wicked tackle in the first half. Union would dominate the first two quarters as number 20 Elihu (E-LIE-YOU) Smith follows his blockers in for the TD to make it 7-to-nothing Virginia Union in the second quarter. Then just a few moments later the snap sails over the Livingstone quarterback's head and into the endzone. He
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intentionally grounds it and that's a safety.
Livingston went on to win the WVEC 29 to 22.
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On the high school grid, Jim Hickam and Northside welcomed Cave Spring to Viking Stadium.
Cave led it 13-nothing in the second quarter, and went looking for more, but the Vikes come up with the big defensive stop at the goal line on fourth down.
Later, the Knights do get it done on the sweep to Alex Lemmer who gets in for the score and it was 20 to nothing.


Sam Cole and the Cave 'd' get into the act. Cole comes up with the pick of Ben Creasy to setup another first half TD.
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With just 12 ticks left, Beau Austin hits David Redick in the corner of the endzone. The Knights went on to win it 34 to 7.
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[S-Titans]


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[WIPE to ENG!!]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL/Titans vs. Dolphins; :00]


The Dolphins and Titans got the weekend started early in the NFL. And in case you didn't know, the Dolphins offense is in the tank without Ricky Williams and any reliable receivers. Jay Fiedler tossed two interceptions in the game.
He was eventually replaced by backup A-J Feeley who threw a pick of his own, but did have
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a TD pass. The Titans won it 17 to 7 over the Phins.
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[Snapping-Turtle]


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After draining a lake in California park officials turned up more than they bargained for-- and this catch wasn't going peacefully.
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His name is Old Bob-- and people at the Laguna Lake have been talking about him for fifty years. As the legend of the mysterious turtle grew, so has Bob-- it took four men to relocate him to his temporary home with the California Turtle and Tortoise Club. While at his new home Bob will be eating well-- whole chickens are the special of the day. Alligator snapping turtles date back 200 MILLION years-- even predating some dinosaurs.
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