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Coming up on News 7-
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Local flood victims could get federal help if Governor Warner gets his way. Plus, Victory's Stadium's included in the disaster declaration. But is it a disaster that could have been avoided? And Mount St. Helens continues its grumbling. When can we expect her to lose her cool?
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News 7 is next.

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Nearly a week after major flooding, Governor Warner asks the president to declare Western Virginia a disaster area.
Meanwhile, a supporter of Victory Stadium says the city misled the public about the potential for flooding at the site.
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Governor Mark Warner wants federal aid for those hit by last week's flooding... and today he asked President Bush to declare 20 Virginia cities and counties disaster areas.
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Initial reports show 570 homes and nearly 50 businesses were damaged or destroyed.
If aid is approved, victims would be eligible for low interest loans and grants, and unemployment and housing assistance.
Governor Warner says the cumulative effects of recent disasters in Virginia are beyond the Commonwealth's ability to address without federal help.
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Could a flood wall have prevented flood damage at Victory Stadium last week?
Two city leaders are bitterly at odds about the answer. [***VICTORY STADIUM IN MONITOR***]
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Justin McLeod joins us now with both sides of the debate? Justin, who's right?
Shannon, it's really hard to say.
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Councilman Brian Wishneff says ever since last week's flood he's heard from people who now feel Victory Stadium should go.
But he says the public has been lied to and believes the city engineer is to blame.
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((((NAT SOUND OF CLEANING AT 22:19:07 ON TAPE LABELED VICTORY STADIUM ONE))
The flood waters may be gone, but the debate over Victory Stadium lingers.
At issue now is whether the Roanoke River flood reduction project would have prevented last week's flooding.
City Councilman and Victory Stadium supporter Brian Wishneff says yes.
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((BRIAN WISHNEFF: HAD THE FLOOD REDUCTION PROJECT BEEN IN AFFECT IT WOULD HAVE TOTALLY PREVENTED ANY WATER FROM THE ROANOKE RIVER INTO VICTORY STADIUM.)) [Runs10]
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But the city engineer says differently.
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((PHIL SCHIRMER/CITY ENGINEER: WOULD IT HAVE GONE OVER OR WOULD IT HAVE NOT? THE ONLY THING I CAN TELL YOU IS THAT IT WOULD HAVE BEEN REALLY CLOSE, WITHIN LESS THAN A FOOT.)) [Runs06]
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That's not what he said last week when flood waters began to rise.
That prompted Brian Wishneff to send a letter to the city manager accusing Schirmer of lying.
The city engineer now admits he made a mistake but says it was an honest one.
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((PHIL SCHIRMER/CITY ENGINEER: IT WAS WRONG BUT IT WAS BASED UPON THE INFORMATION THAT I HAD WITH A MUCH HIGHER FLOOD CREST THAN WE ACTUALLY EXPERIENCED.)) [Runs05]
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Forecasters originally predicted the Roanoke River would crest at 19 feet.
It ended up peaking at 17.9.
But councilman Wishneff isn't buying that excuse.
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[IN Q=His answer]

((BRIAN WISHNEFF: HIS ANSWER IS THE SAME ANSWER HE'S BEEN GIVING FOR FOUR YEARS. HE'S BEEN MISLEADING THE PUBLIC ON THIS ISSUE AND COUNCIL FOR FOUR YEARS.)) [Runs10]
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Regardless of who is right and who is wrong, the reality is the flood reduction project is now on hold.
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((PHIL SCHIRMER/CITY ENGINEER: THERE ARE NO FUNDS IN THE FEDERAL FYO5 BUDGET FOR THE PROJECT THIS YEAR. WE'RE HOPEFUL OF GETTING SOME MONEY NEXT YEAR SO WE CAN BEGIN WORK ON THE PROJECT.)) [Runs08]
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Congressman Bob Goodlatte is trying to get those federal funds restored but says it could be the end of the year before that happens.
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Meantime Shannon, damage estimates at Victory Stadium from last week's flood top 100-thousand dollars.

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VDOT is working to fill a sinkhole on Interstate 81.
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The hole opened up at exit 118 in Montgomery County.
One of the southbound collector lanes that parallel the highway may be closed until Friday.
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Two weeks of testimony and a day of closing arguments have put Richard Burrow's case in the hands of a jury.
As Steve Smallshaw reports, prosecutors hope the second time will be the charm as they try to convict the former president of the D-Day memorial on federal fraud charges.
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The methamphetamine problem in Southwest Virginia is growing faster than police agencies can keep up with it.
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Attorney General Jerry Kilgore and Delegate Bill Carrico called a meeting with law and drug enforcement officials to find out what can be done. Police have found 61 meth labs in the state this year and more than 90-percent of them in the New River Valley and far southwest Virginia.
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[IN Q= I can see]

((BILL CARICO: I CAN SEE THAT THEY'RE WORRIED ABOUT THE SITUATION AND THE WELL BEING OF MY CONSTITUENTS ESPECIALLY IN THIS AREA AND WE WANT TO TRY TO STOP THIS BEFORE IT GETS OUT OF HAND.))
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The solutions mentioned today include stiffer penalties for the first meth offense and the need for more money to help fight the problem.
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[Debate-Preview]


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Cleveland is getting ready for the only vice presidential debate of the election. Vice President Dick Cheney and Senator John Edwards face off tomorrow night.
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Both camps say they expect high interest in the debate because of the tight race between presidenital candidates. Political analysts say it will be up to Cheney to be solid, to show his vast experience and try to halt the apparent slide in the polls for President Bush after last weeks debate. They say Edwards will have to take Cheney off track perhaps by using the skills he honed in the courtroom.
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((CRAIG CRAWFORD/CBS NEWS POLITICAL ANALYST: I THINK YOURE GOING TO SEE JOHN EDWARDS IN THE TRIAL OF HIS LIFE, I MEAN THIS IS A TRIAL LAWYER WHO CAN JUST HYPNOTIZE JURIES AND GOT VERY RICH DOING IT.))
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The debate will be held in front of a live audience. The candidates will sit close to each other with the moderator at a desk The debate starts at 9 o'clock eastern tomorrow night. You can watch it here on WDBJ-7.

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Meanwhile, election officials across the country are reporting huge numbers of prospective votersare registering in advance of the upcoming election-- in what could be a preview of a strong Election Day turnout. Today was the deadline to register in Virginia.
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Many of the people who registered in Roanoke today were first-time voters who say they feel the need to make their voices heard in this year's election. As of September 30th, about 56-thousand people were registered to vote in Roanoke, compared to little more than 49-thousand in the 2000 presidential election. Voting officials say they will work through the weekend to tally this year's official numbers.
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Still ahead on News Seven, the search for clues in a deadly fire in Southside.
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((I'M DREW LEVINSON AT MOUNT SAINT HELENS, WASHINGTON. THE VOLCANO LET OFF A LITTLE STEAM TODAY. WE'LL EXPLAIN WHAT THAT'S ALL ABOUT AND WHAT MAY BE COMING. THAT STORY IS COMING UP.))
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(( Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as Blacksburg wins the Region Three golf title. Tech's Vinnie Fuller earns ACC player of the week honors. UVa's getting for Clemson's visit on Thursday, but there's nothing to indicate Victory Stadium will be ready for Friday. Plus, two wins equal one haircut - tonight on the Big 7.))
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It could be a steamy couple of days on Mount St. Helens. The Washington state volcano is showing signs of an imminent explosion. Drew Levinson tells us about an eruption today that scientists are calling a "prelude".
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((With Mt. St. Helens again blowing its lid and releasing more steam, scientists say the pressure beneath the giant lava dome is mounting. And down deep inside earthquakes continue to rumble.
(SOT: JAKE LOWENSTERN/U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY)

"WE ARE FAIRLY CONFIDENT THAT THESE SORTS OF EXPLOSIONS WE'LL BE SEEING OVER THE NEXT 24 TO 48 HOURS." The billowing plume of steam and ash rose several thousand feet above the 83-hundred foot rim.
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GEOLOGISTS SAY THIS LETTING OFF STEAM IS JUST ANOTHER STEP TOWARD WHAT THEY SAY WILL BE THE ULTIMATE ERUPTION. THEY ADMIT THEY DONT KNOW EXACTLY WHAT IT + WILL TAKE TO TRIGGER THE FINAL PUNCH CAUSING THE MAGMA TO RISE TO THE SURFACE OF THE VOLCANO. That magma has already pushed the lava dome within the crater to rise more than 100 feet and experts say it could potentially be richer in gas-making it more explosive. (May 1980) But they dont expect anything like 1980. That explosion blew 13-hundred feet off the top of the peak, killed 57 and coated much of the northwest in ash.
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SCARY, BRINGS BACK SOME MEMORIES. WHAT KIND OF MEMORIES? JUST WHAT IVE LOST. What Matthew Olson lost that day were two friends.both killed in the explosion. He had to be airlifted out. Olson admits he's anxious just being nearby again.
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I KNOW MY HEARTBEAT HAS GOT TO BE BEATING HARDER THAN NORMAL CAUSE I CAN FEEL IT, I CAN FEEL ANXIETY INSIDE. Thousands of spectators have been drawn here since the seismic activity began two weeks ago.they want to see history and science at work.
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ITS GOING TO EXPLODE, IT IS JUST HICCUPS AND I KNOW IT IS GOING TO DO IT.))

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Authorities are looking for the cause of a fire that killed a child yesterday near Chatham.
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Firefighters found the body of the 6-year-old boy inside his home on Rison Street.
Officials say Daquan Barley was unable to escape the intense fire.
His mother, Katherine, and others in the house were able to get out.
Investigators believe the fire started either in the living room or front bedrooms.
But the fire did so much damage that they're having a hard time pinpointing the cause.
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Robin says some chilly nights are ahead.
The forecast when News 7 returns.
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Plus local golfers tee off against breast cancer.
But it's more than just a fundraiser.
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Actress Janet Leigh passed away in her California home yesterday- she was 77 years old.
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Leigh had dozens of films to her credit- but it was this 45 second shower scene that made her a star.
She secured her place in movie history with her infamous role in Alfred Hitchcock's *Psycho.* In her later years, she authored two novels, a memoir, a book about Psycho and even appeard alongside her daughter, actress Jamie Lee Curtis, in *Halloween H20.* Leigh suffered from Vasculitis for the past year and was surrounded by her two daughters and husband when she passed.


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Pioneering astronaut Gordon Cooper died today at the age of 77.
In 1963, Cooper became the last of the seven U-S Mercury astronauts to rocket into space.
He went into space again two years later during the Gemini program.
After retiring from NASA, Cooper became known as an outspoken believer in UFO's and charged that the government was covering up its knowledge of extra-terrestrial activity.
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Meanwhile, a pioneering spacecraft streaked into the sky today...
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[SUPER=03-Mojave, CA;]

flying higher than 62 miles for the second time in a week and capturing the 10 million dollar Ansari X prize. Space Ship One was created by designer Burt Rutan and funded with more than 20-million dollars from Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. They hope that it will help encourage private space tourism. About an hour after it landed, the X prize founder announced the altitude was official and the team had claimed the prize.
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((BRIAN BINNIE/SPACESHIPONE PILOT; TODAY IS THE FANTASTIC CULMINATION OF A HUGE AMOUNT OF HARD WORK ON A LOT OF PEOPLE'S PART.))
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Winning required a spacecraft capable of carrying three people. The team was required to make two flights within 14 days. The first flight- six days ago- developed vertical rolls that were cause for concern, but the rocket did manage to get back safely.
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Local golfers light up in regional play today. Plus, the AP top 10 high school football polls are out, and we'll have plenty of news from the ACC. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]

This is how Victory Stadium looked this afternoon almost a week after the flood waters from Jeanne ravaged it. This past Friday's Salem-Fleming game was moved to Vinton, and there's nothing to indicate Patrick Henry will be able to play its home game with Heritage there this Friday. No decision was made today, but it's obvious the stadium isn't close to being ready for a game. It's also unlikely, the game will move to Salem. And while they could play it at Heritage - that's unlikely as well - largely because it's Homecoming for PH.
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The first Associated Press high school football polls of the season are out tonight, and not surprisingly our end of the state is well represented in the Group Two A and Group A ranks.
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[go to aprisa aa board] The unbeaten Salem Spartans under first year head coach Steve Magenbauer are number one in the double A ranks. Pulaski County is fourth in the first poll,
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[go to second aprisa aa] with Liberty 7th and Gretna is just 9th - even though the Hawks got three first place votes.
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[wipe to group A aprisa] In the Single A ranks, Gate City is unbeaten and number one with George Wythe third, Floyd County fifth,
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[go to second group a] and William Campbell ninth. Remember the William Campbell Generals host Gretna this Friday night in Naruna.
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No Triple A team in our area is ranked, but GW Danville did get a couple of votes.

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The Region 3 golf tournament produced some surprises today here in the Star City.
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Blue Hills served as the backdrop as members of the Blue Ridge, River Ridge, Seminole and Dogwood districts competed today. The team winner was Blacksburg. The Bruins took home the top prize with a 297 total. Blacksburg will now advance to the state tourney, along with Salem. The Spartans had to work overtime and beat William Byrd in a playoff. The top individual today was Byrd's Josh Chocklett, who fired a two under par 69. The top six individuals, as well as the top two teams play next week.
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The Northwest Regional golf tourney was an all local affair today. Coach Derek Bryant's Franklin County Eagles won the event played up in Frederickburg while Patrick Henry was second. The Eagles Brandon Scott finished second overall, while PH's Chris Wirt came in fifth and the Eagles Lee Jamison (JAM-uh-SON) was 7th.

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It's an historic week for the ACC and Virginia Tech. For the league, this marks the first time ever that three teams from the conference have been ranked in the top 10 of the Associated Press Top 25 poll at the same time with Miami fourth, Florida State 8th and Virginia 10th.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Last Saturday; :00]

As for Tech, the Hokies picked up their first ACC player of the week award since joining the conference. Vincent Fuller, the senior free safety who intercepted a pass, forced a fumble, had five tackles and returned this blocked punt for Tech's only TD against West Virginia is the ACC's defensive back of the week.
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[go to pinnacle 12001] And you can catch Fuller and the rest of the Hokies in action this Saturday right here on WDBJ-7 against Wake Forest in their first ACC road game.
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Rarely is an NFL quarterback getting a haircut worth mentioning, but today in
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Houston when Texans' quarterback David Carr got his locks trimmed it was worth noting. Carr and his dad promised a year ago that they wouldn't cut their hair until the team earned back-to-back victories.

They just didn't know it would take 36 games over two season to accomplish the feat. After the trim today, Carr joked that he might grow a beard if he thought it could help the Texans win a Super Bowl.
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Clemson and UVa hook up in Charlottesville Thursday night on ESPN. Steve Mason has more on the Cavs first game this season as a member of the top 10.
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[Breast-Cancer]


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She's in the middle of her third fight with breast cancer --
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.]


But that didn't stop Susie Parrish from holding her annual golf tournament as part of the Susan G. Komen Rally for a Cure.
The event has grown from 30 women golfers to more than 2-hundred men and women.
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[SOT6:00]
[IN Q=Thanks to places like the Komen]

((SUSIE PARRISH/GOLF TOURNAMENT ORGANIZER; THANKS TO PLACES LIKE KOMEN FOUNDATION I HAVE NEW DRUGS TO TAKE NEW TREATMENTS TO TAKE THAT HAVE BEEN VERY SUCCESSFUL. SO THEY'RE REAL POSITIVE WITH MY PROGNOSIS THAT MAKES ME FEEL GOOD AND 12 IT ONLY REITERATES THE IMPORTANCE OF THE RALLY FOR A CURE))
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Although the event raises money, it's also about breast cancer awareness.
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[IN Q=It' not even just just]

((EILEEN HONEY/RALLY FOR A CURE; IT'S NOT EVEN JUST GOLFERS, SHE'S RAISING AWARENESS ALL OVER THE PLACE AND UNTIL WE HAVE A CURE IF YOU CATCH IT EARLY YOU SURVIVE AND SHE'S LIVING PROOF OF THAT))
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