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Hurricane Ivan may get stopped in his tracks. We'll see how the latest computer models may turn things around for us.

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And a murder suspect turns himself in in Radford.

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In sports, Ivan forces several high schools to reschedule this week's high school football games, and
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Duke coach Ted Roof recalls his last visit to Lane Stadium as a member of the Georgia Tech staff.
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Periods of heavy rain begin as early at tomorrow night and will be part of the forecast all the way through Sunday.

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Huricane Ivan is still in the Gulf of Mexico, s-l-o-w-l-y headed for shore.
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The track of the storm seems to have taken a turn for the better, as far as WE are concerned.
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Good evening, I'm Shannon Young.
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And I'm Keith Humphry. [Ivan]
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The eye of Hurricane Ivan will be overlooking the Gulf Coast in six to eight hours.
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Strong winds and heavy rains have already moved on shore. The worst will come early tomorrow. Current tracks show Ivan devastating the Alabama and Mississippi coasts. Once it makes landfall, the threat is far from over. The storm is expected to stall over Tennessee, bringing the potential of serious flooding.
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It's still hard to pinpoint exactly where.
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The forecast model was radically redrawn today. [TOSS SHOT] Robin Reed is here to explain just what's new about it.
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A second person is in jail tonight, charged with a robbery and fatal shooting in Radford. 25 year old Brian Keith Gray was murdered in his apartment last May.
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New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel DePompa fills us in on this new arrest. Rachel?
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Keith, 21 year old Roy Omar Hodge turned himself in this morning. He's been indicted on ten charges including first degree murder.
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Police say Hodge and 18 year old Aamir Darren Lewis Brown broke into an apartment in Radford to steal drugs. In the process, Forrest Hart was shot in the back and 25 year old Brian Keith Gray was shot and killed. Police believe Brown pulled the trigger. He's been charged with capital murder and the commonwealth is seeking the death penalty. Hodge was indicted in the crime, yesterday afternoon.
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((CHRIS REHAK: WE HAVE KNOWN ABOUT THIS SUSPECT FOR QUITE SOME AND HIS PARTICIPATION IN THIS CRIME. AT THIS POINT OUR THEORY IS HE WAS AN ACCESSORY, NOT THE TRIGGER MAN, THEREFORE HIS DANGER TO THE PUBLIC WE DEEMED SECONDARY AND WE WORKED AROUND THAT :01))
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Police also recovered a gun from the New River. It's the same caliber as the one used in the murder. Their still waiting for forensic tests to determine if it is indeed the murder weapon.
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No trial dates have been set. Brown will be Radford's first Capital murder case in more than 30 years.
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Keith, both Hodge and Brown are being held without bond at the NRV jail.

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The third and final Tech football player involved in a late night party with teenage girls was in court today.
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Suspended running back Mike Imoh pled no contest to one count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Imoh reluctantly reached the same deal as quarterback Marcus Vick and wide receiver Brenden Hill. On Monday, a judge ruled Imoh's attorney could not present evidence showing the teenage girls lied to Imoh about their age.
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((CHRISTOPHER TUCK: IF THE JURORS DON'T HEAR HOW THESE GIRLS LAID IN WAIT. HOW THEY LIED. THEY MIGHT SENTENCE MY CLIENT TO JAIL TIME. I COULDN'T RISK THAT. RISKING HIM LOSING TUITION, SITTING IN JAIL FOR 60 DAYS. WHO KNOW WHAT A JURY MIGHT HAVE DONE IF THEY HAD NOT HEARD THIS INFORMATION.))
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Imoh received probation a 100 dollar fine and 24 hours of community service.
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Roanoke authorities plan to reinstate the assault and battery charge that was filed against landlord Bill White and then dropped earlier this week.
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The case against White was dropped when the woman who swore out the warrant failed to appear in court.
Erica Hardwick Hoesch (HOE-sh) is the former neo-nazi who passed out fliers that claimed White is a racist.
She was convicted of trespassing on one of his properties.
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A different judge had agreed to continue the case, so her conviction was vacated.
And today, prosecutors confirmed the charge against White will be reinstated, and another hearing scheduled.

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[**ANCHOR TAG**] Neighbors complained about Tracy Corteville's farm and its smell.
Then supervisors declared his farm a nuisance.
This comes even though farming is permitted on the property. Susan Bahorich has his story.
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Like a lot of small farmers, Tracy Corteville has a lot of animals. Pigs, cows, goats, chickens, even a few cats and dogs are running around. In all there are about 170-different critters- and the neighbors are not happy.

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((TRACY CORTEVILLE, ROANOKE FARMER: THEY STARTED THIS ABOUT SIX MONTHS AGO WHEN I MOVED MY UNCLE'S FARM AND MOVED THE COWS TO MY SIDE OF THE HOUSE AND ALL OF A SUDDEN I GET THE CAMERAS, CAMCORDERS AND INSULTS.))
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Corteville's property is zoned A-1, which permits farm animals. But neighbors started complaining about the smell from his animals. Now he feels like he's a virtual prisoner- at least until he sells his home.

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((TRACY CORTEVILLE/ROANOKE FARMER: I FEEL LIKE MY PRIVACY HAS BEEN INVADED AND I FEEL LIKE I'M BEING HARASSED. I DON'T MAKE NO COMPLAINTS AGAINST THEM, I COULD, BUT WHY BOTHER. I JUST WANT TO LIVE HERE UNTIL MY HOUSE IS SOLD. THEN MY COWS AND EVERYTHING WILL MOVE WITH ME.))
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But, not before Roanoke County's Attorney files charges against him. Tuesday night, the board decided Corteville's property was a nuisance to his neighbors.

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((MIKE ALTIZER, ROANOKE CO. SUPERVISOR: IT'S A HARD BALANCE WHEN YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT PEOPLE'S RIGHTS OF WHAT THEY CAN DO WITH THEIR PROPERTY, BUT YOU HAVE TO BALANCE THOSE RIGHTS OF SURROUNDING NEIGHBORS AND THEIR RIGHT TO ENJOY THEIR HOME AND THE PEACEFULNESS OUTSIDE OF THEIR HOMES.))
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Now, the matter will move from this farm to court. SB, News 7, Roanoke Co. ))
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We attempted to speak to Corteville's neighbors today, but we could not find any at home. Corteville called just before news time and tells us- the cows will be moved from his property tomorrow in an attempt to satisfy his neighbors.
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The Victory Stadium committee is back to work at this hour. A live report is just ahead.
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And country signer Phil Vasser is heading home to Brookville to kick off his new album.
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[MINI-OPEN]
A committe considering the future of Victory Stadium looked into its past today.
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Tonight Joe Dashiell reports the history of the Stadium debate illustrates the difficulty of this issue.
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Joe adlibs ((ROLLCUE:..will decide if the stadium is sound.))
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Joe adlibs.

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Boones Mill's all-in-one man is defending himself against criticism.
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During last night's town council meeting, Lynn Frith, who serves as town manager, police chief and utilities supervisor, was criticized over his multiplicity. FORMER town councilman and treasurer Craig Drewry said Frith has too much power and used it deny him access to town records. Frith says he's not sure what Drewry was looking for, but he believes his complaints stem from another matter.
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((LYNN FRITH/BOONES MILL TOWN MANAGER: I THINK IT ACTUALLY ALL STARTS BACK IN JUNE, WHEN CRAIG DREWRY WANTED TO BUY A DECAL, TOWN DECAL FOR HIS VEHICLE, AND WE REFUSED TO SELL HIM ONE BECAUSE HE HAD NOT PAID HIS PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES.))

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Frith says Drewry eventually paid the taxes -- two months after the deadline. Although, records show he still owes about 400-dollars in REAL ESTATE taxes dated back to 1999. News 7 tried to contact Drewry about this story, but he has not returned our phone calls.
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A profit warning prompted a sell off on Wall Street. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The Dow fell 87 points. NASDAQ lost 19.
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An accident involving a car and a tractor trailer in Appomattox County this morning claimed the life of an elderly woman.
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State police say 82-year-old Mary J. Brown of Prospect was trying to cross the westbound lanes of Route 460 when her car was broadsided by a truck.
Brown was airlifted from the scene and later died at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Authorities say the truck driver could not stop in time and "no" charges will be filed.
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Most music stars start out playing gigs in high school gymnasiums before making it big ... country music sensation Phil Vassar is turning things around.
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Vassar will be kicking off his new album "Shaken, Not Stirred" with a concert at his alma mater, Brookville High School, on September 29th.
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Admission to the concert is 15 dollars which will include a copy of Vassar's new CD.
Profits will help the school's athletic boosters.
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((JIM WHORLEY/BROOKVILLE HS PRINCIPAL: I'M GLAD HE'S COMING BACK. IF WE WEREN'T MAKING ANYTHING OFF OF IT, WE'D BE HAPPY TO HOST HIM, BUT THE FACT THAT WE CAN MAKE A LITTLE BIT FOR A GOOD CAUSE AND HE WAS AN ATHLETE HERE, A VERY GOOD ATHLETE, IT KIND OF GOES HAND IN HAND.))
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15-hundred tickets will be available.
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Coming up, we'll rundown some high school football schedule changes,
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and the UVA football team isn't the only unit in Charlottesville getting down their steps.
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Hurricane Ivan is still hundreds of miles away, but it continues to play havoc with the local high school football schedule. Several more games have been moved to avoid the storm, including the Craig County-Eastern Montgomery game which will now take place tomorrow night at 7pm at Craig. Gretna and Tunstall will now play Thursday night at Gretna, while Appomattox and Brookville will kickoff tomorrow night at Brookville. The EC Glass and Jefferson Forest matchup moves to Thursday night as well. That game will take place at 7pm at City Stadium. Parry McCluer and Buffalo Gap will meet tomorrow night in Buena Vista. And finally, Narrows and Giles have postponed their game until next Friday night because both schools have an open date.



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Duke Head Coach Ted Roof pays his first visit to Lane Stadium on Saturday since the 2000 BCA game--a game that never was, and a night that he won't soon forget.
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From all early season indications, the 12th ranked Virginia football team isn't the only UVA unit on the rise. Steve Mason has more on the first year Cavalier Marching Band.
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((During training camp, it was not unusual to see Cavalier marching band director Bill Pease talking to say Virginia star running back Wali Lundy about music. Infact several players have put requests in to the Cavalier marching band for certain songs during timeouts. Tight end Heath Miller asked for heavy metal and quarterback Marques Hagans wants to hear 50 cent. ((MARQUES HAGANS/UVA JUNIOR QUARTERBACK:)) ((BILL PEASE/CAVLIER MARCHING BAND DIRECTOR:))
The band made its home debut at Scott Stadium against North Carolina, playing as the Cavaluiers came out of the tunnel and during pregame and halftime shows. ((:)) The Brass, woodward and percussion sections join a color guard to make up a tema of 200 students the majority of which are not music majors. While the band is diverse, the members feel one in the same with their football players.)) ((KYLE SINGLETON/FORMER CAVE SPRING BAND MEMBER:)) ((STEVE MASON:THE CAVALIER MARCHING BAND IS A REALITY THANKS TO A GENEROUS DONATION FROM CARL AND HUNTER SMITH FOR A PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AND A STUDENT MARCHING AND CONCERT BAND ENDOWMENT TOTALING 23.5 MILLION DOLLARS. STEVE MASON NEWS 7 SPORTS.))



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The Chicago Cubs regained the NL wild card lead by a half game this afternoon by whipping the Pirates 13 to 5 at Wrigley.
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Off the field today, the Mets announced that they will part ways with manager Art Howe at the end of the season. The Mets have lost 20 of their past 24 games. Howe has 2 years left on his contract.
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A Roanoke family that sacrificed to provide for a son with autism was among those surprised and rewarded by Oprah Winfrey.
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The Thomases have given up a lot financially to get the best therapy for Noah. Most recently, the family moved to Wisconsin so he could continue with therapy, and they could get some financial assistance.
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The Thomases were among the Oprah audience members who received a brand new Pontiac G- Six Series Monday. We'll hear more of their story tonight on News 7 at 11.
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