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Coming up on News 7-
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Jeanne makes history in Florida, while residents there try to rebuild. A WDBJ icon has died. Looking back on the life of John Harkrader. And library officials in Craig County sort through their money problems. Plus a pumpkin that'll put all others to shame.
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News 7 is next.

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((EVERYTHING'S BEEN HONKY DORY UNTIL THIS YEAR, AND EVERYTHING'S GONE TO POT.))
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Florida residents pick up the pieces yet again. Hurricane Jeanne is the FOURTH hurricane to hit the sunshine state in the past six weeks.
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((IT'S AWFUL. IT REALLY IS. I MEAN, SO MANY HOMES ARE DESTROYED AND PEOPLE ARE HAVING TO REBUILD THEIR ENTIRE LIVES.))


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Good evening, I'm Myranda Stephens.


[Jeanne]


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Jeanne is now being blamed for at least SIX deaths in Florida. Although she has weakened to a tropical storm, Jeanne is still battering Florida's west coast with strong winds. More than a million homes and businesses are without power and President Bush has declared the state a major disaster area. Officials say the storm is now expected to hit South Georgia sometime tonight or early tomorrow.
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Aleen Sirgany is live in Sebastian, Florida with the latest.
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((WITH FIERCE WINDS AND DRENCHING RAINS HURRICANE JEANNE MADE HISTORY FOR FLORIDA - A RECORD 4 HURRICANES IN ONE SEASON... AND FOR THE RECORD BOOKS - TWO HURRICANES WITH ONE PATH - AIMED AT PORT ST. LUCIE... Bryan Norcross -
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are the same - that has never happened before" AND BOTH WITH IN THREE WEEKS TIME
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it's a disaster BATTERED HOMES AND BROKEN HEARTS nat pop - cry woman in shelter WINDS - TOPPING 120 MILES PER HOUR - LEFT A TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION UP AND DOWN FLORIDA'S ATLANTIC COAST.
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quite a bit more devastation this time RESIDENTS - ALREADY OVERWHELMED ARE NOW FEELING HOPELESS -
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people throw arms in air - don't know next move HOMELESS AND HELPLESS THOSE STUCK IN SHELTERS FOR WEEKS NOW - DON'T KNOW WHERE TO TURN
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don't know what to do where to go - family all gone BRIDGE - people come back to their homes to discover they don't have one AS ONE VERO BEACH RESIDENT DESCRIBED - NEIGHBORHOODS LOOK MORE LIKE DOWNTOWN BAGHDAD THAN THEIR OWN HOMETOWN
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HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS ARE STILL WITH OUT POWER - AND FOR CREWS SCRAMBLING TO RESTORE ELECTRICITY - THERE ARE NO PROMISES BEING MADE
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RESIDENTS URGED TO HAVE PATIENCE - HAVE RUN OUT
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shelter- go to high ground BUT FOR NOW THERE IS NO WHERE TO GO - ALL RESIDENTS CAN DO IS HOPE THAT MOTHER NATURE ISN'T LOOKING TO BREAK MORE RECORDS.))
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Roanoke City Police are investigating an afternoon shooting.
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The shooting happened around one-thirty in the two-thousand block of Gandy Drive near Washington Park. Police say one man was shot, and then was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Police have not released the victim's name or condition. They say the investigation is continuing.
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[Craig-Library]


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After waiting nearly 50-years for a library -- Craig County officials are involved in another kind of waiting game. Susan Bahorich "checks out" the problem in New Castle.
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This small building houses BIG hopes...
.. inside, Craig County's library is hosting one of the many programs it has brought to the community since its opening in May.
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Even though there are people using the services and books on the shelves - things haven't been running as smoothly as the Craig County Friends of the Library would have hoped.

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((PATTY DAY, CRAIG CO. FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY: I GUESS OUR EXPECTATIONS ARE SINCE WE DID SET UP A COMMUNITY SERVICE AND HAVE SET UP THE LIBRARY TO SERVE THE COMMUNITY OF CRAIG AND INTERNET ACCESS FOR THE COMMUNITY.. THAT THE COUNTY WOULD CONTRIBUTE.))
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Library officials say the county is holding out on them. State and federal funds specifically earmarked for library purposes have yet to make it into their hands. Craig County Administrator Larry Moore says Friends of the Library need to wait..

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((LARRY MOORE, CRAIG CO. ADMINISTRATOR: THAT'S WHAT LOOKING INTO, IT'S SORT OF AS IF THE MONEY IS COMING TO THE COUNTY, IS IT THE COUNTY'S MONEY OR IS IT MONEY THAT CAN BE GIVEN TO THE LIBRARY ON BEHALF OF THE COUNTY. WE HAVE TO RESOLVE THOSE ISSUES.))
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But, those issues are still a few weeks from being completely worked out - the county's attorney is reviewing the matter and Day hopes everything will be hammered out by mid October.
SB, News7, New Castle.))



[John-Harkrader]


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Viewers of WDBJ rarely saw John Harkrader on the air -- but no one was more influential in the development of the television station.
Harkrader -- WDBJ's former president and general manager -- died this morning at the age of 88.
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Born and raised in Wytheville, Harkrader received a scholarship to Roanoke College, an opportunity he described as his "window to the world."
He went to work for WDBJ radio in 1938 as a part time announcer and salesman, and led the television station through many milestones, including the construction of a new building on Colonial Avenue, the introduction of color tv and the sale of the station to new owners.
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((OVER THAT SPAN FROM 1938 UNTIL 1981. IT WAS CHANGE CHANGE CHANGE AND OUR PHILOSOPHY WAS SERVE, SERVE, SERVE TO THE VERY BEST OF OUR ABILITY... THOSE VIEWERS OUT THERE TO TOUCH THEM AS INDIVIDUALLY AND EFFECTIVELY AS WE POSSIBLY COULD BY BEING USEFUL TO THEM AND IT PAID OFF.))
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John Harkrader's family will receive friends on Tuesday at Oakey's South Chapel on Brambleton Avenue. The funeral will be held at Oakeys on *Wednesday* at one-o'clock.
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Still to come on News 7 at 11, a U-S Airways' plan to cut costs gets off the ground with a new contract ...
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and also, a U-S bound airplane is diverted after a bomb threat in mid-air.
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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports office. Coming up later, Manning and Favre live up to their superstar status in a week 3 classic at Indy. Tiki Barber helps the Giants improve to 2 and 1, and the Falcons win ugly over Arizona. Plus, Ryan Newman comes up with a monster victory, and Ernie Irvan visits the Valley. All that and more on the way in sports.))

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U-S Airways and the union representing about 65 flight-crew training instructors -- have *tentatively* agreed on a new contract.
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Details of the agreement are being withheld until the union can present the contract to its workers. The carrier is seeking 23 percent pay cuts from all its union workers -- that's according to union leaders who received the request. Union officials say the cuts are difficult to take, but are needed to preserve the ailing airline. US Airways filed for bankruptcy protection earlier this month --the second time in two years.
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An American-bound airliner carrying more than 300-passengers was diverted after a bomb threat.
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The Greek Olympic Airlines passenger plane was traveling from Athens to New York. During the flight, a Greek newspaper told the airline that a caller told them that a bomb was on board. Under military escort, the plane was diverted to the airport northeast of London.
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((KIM PERKS/ESSEX POLICE DEPARTMENT; THERE WAS A THREAT MADE AGAINST THE AIRCRAFT WHICH WAS IN BRITISH AIRSPACE AT THE TIME. IT WAS THEREFORE DIVERTED TO STANSTED AIRPORT FOR US TO DEAL WITH.))
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Security analysts say it was unusual for planes to be diverted in mid-course on the basis of a telephone tip-off -- but agreed that in the current world climate, airlines aren't taking any risks. Officials with the airline say the incident was likely a hoax.
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[Qaida-Operative]


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Pakistani police killed a suspected top al-Qaida operative who was believed to have beheaded a Wall Street Journal reporter.
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Amjad Hussain Farooqi (AM-zhad hoo-SAYN fuh-ROO-kee) was killed during a four hour gun battle with police. Police say two men who tried to run away from the house were arrested, and other man was injured.
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Farooqi was wanted for his alleged role in the kidnapping and beheading of reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002-- and two assassination attempts against President Pervez Musharraf (PER-vez moo-SHAR-ahf). Farooqi is believed to have been an associate of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (kah-LID SHAKE mu-HAH-mud) , the reputed al-Qaida number-THREE -- captured in Pakistan last year.
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Still to come on the newscast, changes are on the way as remnants of Jeanne --bring clouds and showers to the region. We'll have your full forecast in just a few minutes.
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and also, how's this for the great pumpkin? One farmer has his gourd weigh in at more than 800-pounds.
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[Fincastle-Restoration]


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Looking back into a family history is nothing new, but for one woman, forging through her family tree has provided inspiration to save a part of her heritage. Jennifer Wishon has the story.
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When Williamsburg native Marty DeWelt started researching her family ancestry four years ago she was led to this old blacksmith shop in Fincastle - built in 1791 by Valentine Wysong.
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((JERRY WYSONG: VALENTINE WAS A BRICK MASON AND [COVER WITH EXTERIOR OF BRICK HERE] CUT A LOT OF HIS BRICK OUT OF SANDSTONE BY HAND. [END COVER HERE] HE BUILT IT FOR HIS BROTHER, FEIDT. FEIDT WYSONG WAS THE BLACKSMITH HERE IN FINCASTLE.))
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Feidt was also DeWelt's fifth great- grandfather. She and her cousin Jerry Wysong spent the weekend sharing their family with visitors to the Fincastle Festival which raises money to help preserve the historic community.
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((TED TOWLES: WE'VE GOT A LOT OF BUILDINGS, ESPECIALLY IN THE PAST, THAT WERE ABOUT TO COLLAPSE IF IT HADN'T BEEN FOR HISTORIC FINCASTLE COMING IN TO PRESERVE THEM.))
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A former casting agent - DeWelt has cast more than 40- films. She's been holding on to a poster from the movie Missing - signed by actors Jack Lemmon and John Shea. This week she's auctioning it off on e- bay with proceeds benefiting Historic Fincastle Incorporated and the Botetourt Historical Museum.
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((MARTY DEWELT: WE HAVE SO MANY THINGS WE WANT TO DO TO HELP HISTORIC FINCASTLE AND THE MUSEUM TO HELP KEEP THEM ALIVE AND ANY MONIES AND FUNDS THAT THEY NEED WHETHER IT'S A NEW ROOF OR A NEW DOOR OR TO REFURBISH A NEW BUILDING.))
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A mission that helps fulfill the Wysong family's motto.
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((JERRY WYSONG: IN ORDER TO KNOW WHO YOU ARE AND WHERE YOU ARE GOING YOU NEED TO KNOW FROM WHENCE YOU CAME AND WE THINK FAMILY HISTORY IS VERY IMPORTANT.))
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Bidding on the Missing poster begins Thursday and runs through October tenth. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Fincastle.))

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Coming up, Peyton and Favre put on a show, Ryan Newman gets it done at Dover, and Ernie Irvan drops in on the valley but first our extra point,
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Brad Halsey and Dave Roberts added another chapter to the Yanks--Red Sox rivalry today, spicing things up with the pitch that's high and inside. Both benches cleared but cooler heads prevailed. Boston won the game 11-4 taking the season series 11 to 8, and creeping to within 3 and half games of the Yankees with a week to play.
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Peyton Manning and Brett Favre lit up the scoreboard this afternoon in a wild and wooly affair at the RCA Dome. The defenses weren't even allowed in the building.
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Manning threw all five of his TD passes in the opening half. This one to his favorite target Marvin Harrison covered 28 yards and put the Colts up 14-7.
Later, Manning connected with Brandon Stokely for 34 yards and a score. Indy led the Packers by 18 at halftime.


Brett Favre rallied the cheeseheads to within 7 in the fourth quarter, and
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finished with 4 TD passes of his own, but the Colts held on to win it 45 to 31.
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[WIPE TO ENG!!]
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In the Big Apple, Roanoke's Tiki Barber rushed for 106 yards on 23 carries, including this TD run to the left side.

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as the Giants upended the Browns 27 to 10 improving to 2 and 1 on the season.
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Terrell Owens continues to make a difference for Philly. T-O had 107 receiving yards and a TD hookup with Donovan McNabb as the Eagles dominated the Lions in a battle of unbeatens 30 to 13.
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/Fox Sports; :]


And in Hotlanta, Michael Vick fumbled twice against the Cardinals, but ripped off this 58 yard run late in the game, the longest of his career as the Falcons won an ugly one over Arizona 6 to 3.
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Believe it or not, Virginia Tech is an early 2 point favorite to beat West Virginia this Saturday. But Frank Beamer and company have some serious work to do on the practice field and in the film room this week following the loss to NC State. The Hokies aren't ready to fold the tents just yet.
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Virginia stayed at number 12 in the new AP college football poll released today. The Cavs can now enjoy a week off before entertaining Clemson a week from Thursday. And UVA's 4 and oh record indicates some pretty solid execution.
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Ryan Newman got right back in the mix for the Nextel Cup Championship today, just one week after blowing an engine at New Hampshire.
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Defending series champ Matt Kenseth had all kinds of trouble. Kenseth recorded a 32nd place finish after hitting a safety barrier while trying to get slowed down to enter pit road.
The Monster Mile showed its teeth to Jeff Burton as well. Burton cut down a right front tire and smacked the concrete, ending the day for the AOL Chevy.
Newman led 325 laps and easily took the checkered flag. Jeff Gordon was 3rd and owns a lead of a single point in the chase for the cup.
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Former Cup Series driver Ernie Irvan was the guest of honor this morning at Parkway Wesleyan Church in Roanoke.
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Irvan shared his faith with the congregation in all three services today. The 15 time race winner retired in 2000 after two near fatal crashes on the track.
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[Great-Pumpkin]


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The Halloween season is just around the corner, but you probably won't be carving a pumpkin like this one...
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The winning pumpkin at the Cumberland fair in Maine weighed in at 8-hundred-seven pounds this year. Al Berard (burr-ARD) grew the gigantic gourd in his back yard, and says there's nothing to growing them.
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[IN Q=No secrets...]

((AL BERARD/PUMPKIN GROWER; NO SECRETS, BASICALLY SEEDS IS THE NUMBER ONE PICK. YOU HAVE TO USE ATLANTIC GIANT SEEDS. ITS THE ONLY SEED THAT HAS THE GENETICS THAT'LL GROW ANYTHING IN EXCESS OF FOUR HUNDRED POUNDS. ))
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Berard won 175 dollars for the big pumpkin. He says that money will go toward fertilizer and seeds for next year's pumpkin contest. (------------) The second place pumpkin was more than 140 pounds lighter.