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Coming up on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]

Members of the major parties get togehter to critique tonight's debate and predict a winner. We'll have their reaction. Plus, the Victory Stadium issue comes full circle. Now, it's going back before the public. And, you could one day carry your medical records with you - implanted under your skin.
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[ANCHOR=Shan]


News 7 is next.

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[VO-NAT :08]


Social security, abortion, jobs and health care. All were fair game during tonight's third and final debate of the presidential campaign.
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[Debate]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Kerry/Bush]

Good evening. I'm Shannon Young. President Bush and Senator John Kerry sparred in Tempe Arizona tonight. There, they expressed the fundamental differences in their attitudes towards domestic issues, including ways to keep the country safe from terrorism. The meeting was their last chance to try to sway undecided voters before the November election less than three weeks away.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon / Okita NEWSPATH; ]

Teri Okita is live in Tempe with more.
[LIVE=Okita/FULL]
[SUPER=01-Teri Okita/CBS News; ]
[SUPER=05-Tempe, AZ; ]



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[SOT]
[IN Q=In their third...]
[SUPER=03-Tempe, AZ; ]
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[OUT Q=Okita CBS News, Tempe, Arizona.]

((IN THEIR THIRD AND FINAL FACE-OFF, PRESIDENT BUSH AND SENATOR KERRY TURNED THEIR ATTENTION TO PRESSING ISSUES HERE AT HOME.
(Sen John Kerry, D-Presidential Candidate)
(President Bush)

THE CANDIDATES DISAGREED ON A PRESCRIPTION FOR HEALTHCARE. THE CANDIDATES TUSSLED OVER THE ECONOMY AND JOBS.
(STANDUP BRIDGE)

THE DEBATE GAVE THE CANDIDATES ONE LAST CHANCE TO REACH OUT TO A NATIONWIDE AUDIENCE BEFORE THE ELECTION. AND IN A RACE THIS TIGHT, BOTH MEN TRIED TO SELL THEIR POSITIONS ... WHILE ATTACKING EACH OTHER'S RECORD. THEY DIFFERED OVER A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT BANNING SAME-SEX MARRIAGE.
(SOTS)

THE CANDIDATES WILL NOW IMMERSE THEMSELVES IN TWO WEEKS OF INTENSE CAMPAIGNING ... HITTING CRUCIAL BATTLEGROUND STATES ... TO WIN OVER A HANDFUL OF UNDECIDED VOTERS BEFORE ELECTION DAY. TERI OKITA, CBS NEWS, TEMPE, ARIZONA.))
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[React-Debate]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[ENG#=4]


Locally, the party faithful gathered to watch the final debate.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Democrats congregated at the party's headquarters on Starkey Road in Roanoke County.
Republicans met at a local supporter's home in Roanoke.
While both sides predictably believe their candidate won tonight's matchup, they disagree on how important the debates really are.
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[SOT 13:56; 7:11]
[IN Q=Normaly I would say]

((RICHARD CRANWELL/AREA DEMOCRAT: NORMALLY I WOULD SAY I DON'T THINK THE DEBATES ARE GOING TO SWAY ANYONE. HOWEVER I HAVE BEEN PROVEN WRONG THIS YEAR BECAUSE YOU LOOK AT JOHN KERRY NUMBER PRIOR TO THE FIRST DEBATE HE WAS DOWN IN THE POLLS WHEN HE CAME OUT WITH A KNOCK OUT PUNCH IN DEBATE NUMBER ONE HIS POLLS WENT THROUGH THE ROOF.)) ((GORDON HANCOCK/AREA REPUBLICAN: I'M NOT SURE WINNING DEBATES AS ANYTHING DO WITH WINNING THE ELECTION. I THINK A LOT OF PEOPLE WATCH BUT A LOT OF THAT WATCH ARE JUNKIES, GUYS KNOW WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN IN THE FIRST PLACE.))
[SUPER=01-Richard Cranwell/Area Democrat; :00]
[SUPER=01-Gordon Hancock/Area Republican; :17]
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[OUT Q=in the first place]
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[VO-NAT]


Both sides acknowledge viewership for tonight's debate will probably be down because it competed with the baseball play-offs.
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[Victory-Stadium]


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Many feel last May's city council election in Roanoke produced a mandate that Victory Stadium should be renovated.
But then the city appointed a committee to study the issue and now the public will have to give its say all over again. [TAKE VICTORY STADIUM IN BAM]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon / Justin BAM;]


Justin McLeod is here now with details. So Justin how will this be accomplished?
Shannon, there will be a public forum next month.
[LIVE=Justin /FULL]
[SUPER=@justin1]


The Victory Stadium steering committee set a date this afternoon and also debated how much the recent flooding should play into their final decision.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dick Kepley/Stadium Steering Committee Member; :12]
[SUPER=01-Kit Hale/Stadium Steering Committee Member; :29]
[SUPER=01-David Trinkle/Stadium Steering Commitee Member; 1:00]
[SUPER=01-S.E. Stuart/Stadium Steering Committee Vice-Chairman; 1:20]
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[OUT Q=TO KEEP VICTORY STADIUM]

((((NAT SOUND OF CLEANING OFF STANDS AT 16:41:22))
The cleanup continues at Victory Stadium, two weeks after the flood prompting one committee member to question whether the Civic Center which runs the stadium is up for the job.
[SOT 17:10:32]
[IN Q=There's no way]

((DICK KEPLEY/VICTORY STADIUM STEERING COMMITTEE: ONE OF THE REASONS WHY YOU DIDN'T HAVE A HOMECOMING THAT WAS A BIG THING, IS BECAUSE THE CIVIC CENTER DIDN'T HAVE A TURF SPECIALIST. NOW WHY WOULD A CIVIC CENTER HAVE A TURF SPECIALIST ANYWAY.))
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[OUT Q=SPECIALIST ANYWAY]


But another committee member believes flooding at the stadium should not be the focus.
[SOT 17:16:42]
[IN Q=It's easier for me]

((KIT HALE/VICTORY STADIUM STEERING COMMITTEE: IT'S EASIER FOR ME TO MAKE SURE I KEEP IN MIND THAT FLOODING IS BUT ONE ELEMENT OF VICTORY STADIUM AND THERE ARE PLENTY OF ISSUES AT VICTORY STADIUM.))
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[OUT Q=issues at Victory Stadium]


One issue being studied is whether to build separate football stadiums at the two high schools.
The committee has consulted an architect but one member wonders if more should be involved.
[SOT 17:34:03]
[IN Q=I question whether]

((DICK KEPLEY: I QUESTION WHETHER OR NOT IF WE OPEN IT TO ONE DON'T WE HAVE TO ADVERTISE AND OPEN IT TO EVERYBODY ELSE OR NOT.))
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[OUT Q=ELSE OR NOT]


But some committee member believe they've picked best man for the job.
[SOT 17:39:18]
[IN Q=If one option]

((DAVID TRINKLE: IF ONE OPTION WE'RE LOOKING AT IS THE POSSIBILITY OF DOING A STADIUM ON THE CAMPUS OF A HIGH SCHOOL WHO BETTER TO GO TO THAN THE ARCHITECT WHO IS DESIGNING THE NEW HIGH SCHOOLS.))
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[OUT Q=THE NEW HIGH SCHOOLS]


The public will soon have its say.
The committee plans to hold a public hearing November 16th.
Although the committee welcomes the input, at least one member believes the public has already spoken.
[SOT 17:41:33]
[IN Q=The people that voted]

((S.E. STUART/VICTORY STADIUM COMMITTEE VICE CHAIRMAN: THE PEOPLE THAT VOTED TELLS US THAT THEY WANT TO KEEP VICTORY STADIUM.))
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[OUT Q=to keep victory stadium]))
[LIVE=Justin/FULL]


Whether that is still true, we'll see at the public forum to be held November 16th at Addison Middle School.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon / Justin;]


Shannon, it will run from 7 to ten and speakers will be limited to three minutes.

[CMT]


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[ENG#=2]

C-M-T is going out of business.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

The locally- owned sporting goods store will be gone by December. It'll close this weekend to re-set prices. The sale begins a week from tomorrow... to unload 5-million dollars worth of inventory. The trio of partners who opened C-M-T 34 years ago still believe locally-owned retailers can make in the global market place. But they admit it's tough standing up to national chains, the Internet and mail-order competition.
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[SOT 10:57:14]
[IN Q=That's do-able]

((THAT'S DO-ABLE. STILL, IT JUST WORKS YOU TO DEATH. IT'S GOTTEN HARDER. I THINK THAT'S WHY WE'RE ALL READY TO SAY ENOUGH IS ENOUGH.))
[SUPER=01-Cary Mangus/CMT Secretary-Treasurer]
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[OUT Q=enough is enough.]
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[VO-NAT]

That's why they're retiring. The "team division" will be sold to Virginia dealer. But the three retail stores- -in Roanoke, Lynchburg and Blacksburg- -will be closed by the end of the year.
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[Inspectors]


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U.N. inspectors are ready to return to Iraq to look for equipment that could be used to make *atomic* weapons.
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[VO-NAT :25]
[SUPER=03-Baghdad/June 8, 2003]

Inspectors informed the U.N. Security Council this week that such equipment and materials have been vanishing from Iraq but that neither Baghdad nor Washington had noticed. Iraq's Science and Technology Minister replied that nothing at any of the nuclear sites under his control had gone missing since a looting spree after the US led invasion in March of last year. But a Western diplomat says those sites are not the ones prompting concern.
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[USS-Truman]


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The aircraft carrier U-S-S Harry S. Truman pulled out of Norfolk today to head back to the war on terrorism.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Norfolk; ]


Nearly 76-hundred sailors are aboard the Truman and its supporting ships. They expect to be gone about six months on the deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Persian Gulf. For security reasons, Naval officials won't say exactly where the ships are headed this time or what they'll be doing.

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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]
[ENG#=APRISA]

The supreme court considers whether juveniles who commit violent crimes should receive the death penalty.
That story is still to come on the newscast.
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[VO-NAT]

and the F-D-A approves a microchip that could make medical records on paper a thing of the past.
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[Sports-preview]


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[OUT Q=...in sports"]
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((Hey everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, Bobby Bowden sizes up the UVA defense. Joe Gibbs Racing is expanding with Jason Leffler, and the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame is coming to Roanoke. Plus, these roundball skippers are joining forces against cancer, and Charlie Manuel could be managing again in the big leagues soon. All that and more on the way in sports.))[Khumalo]

((MINI OPEN))


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A homeless man who killed a Lynchburg woman is headed to prison after being found guilty of her murder.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/November, 2003]


22-year-old Thando George Khumalo (koo-MAHL-oh) was convicted of first degree murder today after a two-day trial in Lynchburg Circuit Court.
Police say Khumalo stabbed and beat to death 44-year-old Linda Kirkland last November, and left her to die near an empty warehouse downtown.
The jury recommended a forty-year sentence.
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[SOT 15:26:43]
[IN Q=We certainly respect]

((TERESA POLINSKE/PROSECUTOR: WE CERTAINLY RESPECT THE TIME AND ATTENTION THAT THE MEMBERS OF THE JURY GAVE TO THIS CASE. I THINK WHENEVER YOU'RE DEALING WITH A HOMICIDE TRIAL IT'S DIFFICULT TO BALANCE THE LIFE OF THE VICTIM WHO WAS KILLED AND ALSO THE LIFE OF THE DEFENDANT WHO'S BEFORE YOU.))
[SUPER=01-Teresa Polinske/Prosecutor]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=who's before you.]
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[VO-NAT]


Kirkland's family said they were not satisfied with Khumalo's prison term and had hoped he would receive a life sentence.
He'll officially be sentenced in December.
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[Linkous]


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The attorney for a Christiansburg teen charged with murder says the incident was an accident and nothing more.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/File Tape;]

17-year-old Zachary Linkous was indicted yesterday for first-degree murder in the shooting death of 15-year-old Edward Bertrand in June. Bertrand was shot once in the stomach at a friend's garage in Christiansburg.
[SUPER=03-Radford;]

But, Linkous' attorney, Jimmy Turk, says the shooting was an accident, and his client shouldn't be charged with ANYTHING -- much less murder.
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[SOT 435]
[IN Q=i don't think]

((JIMMY TURK/LINKOUS' ATTY: I DON'T THINK IT'S RIGHT TO CREATE A SET OF FACTS FROM CIRCUMSTANCES WHEN IT SIMPLY DOES NOT EXIST.))
[SUPER=01-Jimmy Turk/Linkous' Attorney;]
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[OUT Q=does not exist]
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[VO-NAT]

Linkous was initially charged with malicious wounding. His attorney believes the charges were elevated based on hearsay from a witness who may deny making the statement. The trial is set for November 17th.
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[SCOTUS]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=bda]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=4]

The country's highest court took up the issue of the death penalty and teenage offenders today.
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[VO-NAT]

The US Supreme Court is divided over whether states should be allowed to execute killers who are sixteen or seventeen years old. Those executions are currently allowed in nineteen states including Virginia. Advocates both for and against juvenile executions gathered in Washington DC to attend the oral arguments.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:38 - 1:51 ---- 1:55 - 2:03]
[IN Q=What we're hoping]

((STEPHEN HARPER/JUVENILE JUSTICE EXPERT; WHAT WE'RE HOPING IS THAT IT BECAME CLEAR TO THE COURT THAT THERE IS A NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CONSENSUS THAT JUVENILES ARE SIGNIFICANTLY LESS CULPABLE THAN ADULTS, AND THAT THERE'S A CONSENSUS THAT THEY SHOULD BE TREATED DIFFERENTLY.)) ((DIANNE CLEMENTS/PRESIDENT-JUSTICE FOR ALL; WE'RE NOT KILLING KIDS, WE'RE EXECUTING CONVICTED CAPITAL MURDERERS. THE DEATH PENALTY IS NOT REVENGE, THE DEATH PENALTY IS EVERYTHING REVENGE IS NOT.))
[SUPER=01-Stephen Harper/Juvenile Justice Expert;]
[SUPER=01-Dianne Clements/President - Justice For All;]
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[OUT Q=revenge is not.]
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=none]

A ruling on the case in expected next Spring.
[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]
[ENG#=APRISA]

Still to come on News 7 at 11, looks like another gray day tomorrow with more rain on Friday. We'll have your full forecast in just a few minutes.
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[VO-NAT]

and a group of employees from a printing company get ready to write a new chapter in their lives after taking a major lottery jackpot.
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[Commercial]

[Flu-Vaccine]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=04-35 TC-53:37]
[GRAPHIC=Flu Shot]
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Carilion Health System is sharing its flu vaccine with two area hospitals that didn't get ANY this year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Unlike most hospitals in the region --Carilion got 80-percent of what it ordered.
Now it's giving a portion of that to both Lewis-Gale Medical Center and Smyth County Community hospital.
Approximately 800 flu shots will be divided between the two facilities. Carilion says it decided to share after learning it had enough vaccine to care for its high risk patients and employees.
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[Medical-Chip]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=bda]
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It could mean goodbye to medical charts for good-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]

The FDA approved the use of the VeriChip today. It is an implantable computer chip that contains a patient's medical history. The device stores a code that releases patient-specific data when a scanner passes over it. The codes could reveal information like allergies and prior treatments. The chip has already been in use in Mexico, where more than a thousand patients have had the chips implanted.
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[Africa-Ministry]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-30 TC-1:33:26]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=3]


Central Africa is a growing focus for the Roanoke-based ministry, "Answering the Call."
This month, one of the group's partners from the Democratic Republic of Congo is telling his story in western Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


Desire Kabangira (DEH-suh-ray KAH-bahn-gee-ruh) visited Roanoke College and a class studying the history of modern Africa.
[SUPER=04-Answering the Call Video]


He offered a personal perspective on problems facing Congo including years of Civil War, and the AIDS epidemic.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Congo has been blessed]

((DESIRE KABANGIRA: CONGO HAS BEEN BLESSED SO MUCH BY GOD, MANY MINERALS MANY KINDS OF MINERALS MANY RESOURCES, BUT THE PEOPLE ARE SUFFERING THERE.)) ((DAVID FULLER: THE MAGNITUDE OF THE PROBLEM IS LARGE. 40 TO 60 PERCENT OF THE POPULATION THERE IS HIV POSITIVE. MANY ADULTS HAVE DIED BECAUSE OF THE CIVIL WAR, SOME FOUR MILLION IN CONGO, BUT BECAUSE OF THE MAGNITUDE OF IT, THAT'S PART OF WHAT IT MEANS JUST A LITTLE BIT HELPS.))
[SUPER=01-Desire Kabangira/Congolese Pastor; :00]
[SUPER=01-David Fuller/Answering the Call Ministry; :13]
[RUNS=:27]
[OUT Q=just a little bit helps.]
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[VO-NAT]


Answering the Call, and its partners in Congo have established orphanages, a school and eight new churches.
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[S-Extra]


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[ENG#=APRISA]


Coming up, the Big East kicks off the college football weekend, Bobby Bowden talks about the Wahoo defense, Joe Gibbs Racing gets a new addition, plus area hoop coaches team up to fight cancer, but first our extra point,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-MLB; :00]


Buena Vista's Charlie Manuel has interviewed with the Philadelphia Phillies for their managerial vacancy. Manuel led the Cleveland Indians to a divisonal title three years ago, and is one of several candidates for the Philly job. He would be reunited with Jim Thome if hired by the club. Manuel has served as an instructor and a scout for the Phillies at the major and minor league levels. Now here's tonight's numbers, including those from the league championship series in both the NL and AL.
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[SUPER=0101-j/West Virginia #17/31//Connecticut/19///;]
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[OUTCUE=last score."]
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[S-WVU]


[ANCHOR=travis]
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[WRITER=twe]
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[GRAPHIC=Big East]
[ENG#=1]


West Virginia lost any shot at an undefeated season two weeks ago in Blacksburg. Tonight the Mountaineers continued their quest for the Big East title in Storrs, Connecticut against the Huskies.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Storrs, CT/ESPN; :00]


Rasheed Marshall aired it out early for 21 yards to Eddie Jackson to setup an early touchdown.
Jason Colson did the honors from a yard out, but the Mountaineers struggled for much
[SUPER=36-West Virginia #17/31/Connecticut/19/;]

of the night before finally putting the Huskies out 31 to 19.
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[S-FSU]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-177 TC13551]
[GRAPHIC=ACC]
[ENG#=2]


Florida State remains a 3 point favorite over 6th ranked Virginia this week.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Syracuse, NY/Last Saturday; :]


It took the Noles almost three quarters to find their offensive rhythm last week against Syracuse.
That may be even tougher this week against a UVA defense that gives up just under 12 points a game.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Bobby Bowden/Florida State Head Coach; :03]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=college athlete to do."]
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[S-Gibbs]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-179]
[GRAPHIC=Nextel Cup]
[ENG#=3]


Joe Gibbs is struggling in his return to football, but today his race team made some waves with a huge announcement at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC; :00]


The organization will expand to three teams in 2005, with Fed Ex adorning the hood of a number 11 Chevy Monte Carlo.
Jason Leffler, who ran one Cup season with Chip Ganassi will be behind the wheel.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-J.D. Gibbs/President, Joe Gibbs Racing; :03]
[SUPER=01-Jason Leffler/Fed Ex Monte Carlo Driver; :12]
[RUNS=:28]
[OUT Q=an incredible deal."]
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[S-Golf]


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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-176 13118tc]
[GRAPHIC=NEWS 7 SPORTS]
[ENG#=4]

The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame is nearly 300 miles away from Roanoke in Portsmouth--quite the trek for Star City area sports fans.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Portsmouth; :00]

But all of that is about the change. The Hall of Fame is undergoing a major transformation and by next April, this small museum will be replaced by a new $11 million dollar hall in Portsmouth. But more importantly for those of us in southwest Virginia - a satellite hall of fame will open here in the Valley by 2007.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=WE WOULD LIKE...]
[SUPER=01-Charlie Moir/Hall of Fame Member; :00]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=...facility there."]
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[VO-NAT con't]

In order to create more awareness about the Hall of Fame - a captain's choice golf tournament is set for next Wednesday at Hanging Rock. Spots are still open - if you'd like to get a foursome entered.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=....SPORTS HALL OF FAME."]
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[S-Cancer]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-178 1:06:11]
[GRAPHIC=NCAA]
[ENG=1]


Hokies, Keydets, and Maroons are supposed to be adversaries of one another, but today they were all on the same team.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


Virginia Tech's Seth Greenberg, VMI's Bart Bellairs and Roanoke's Page Moir are promoting Breast cancer awareness month and were at the Hotel Roanoke for today's pink ribbon gathering. The three coaches announced plans for the "evening at center court" gala in May at Hotel Roanoke, a fund rasier to help fight the disease.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Seth Greenberg/Va. Tech Men's Basketball Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Page Moir/Roanoke College Men's Basketball Coach; :16]
[RUNS=:28]
[OUT Q=....all 3 of us"]
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[VO-NAT]

The trio also begin basketball practice this weekend and midnight madness is in the air.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Bart Bellairs/VMI Head Basketball Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=....this year"]
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[Powerball]


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[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=bda]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=1]

Yesterday Delaware residents were wondering who held the winning Powerball ticket.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Seaford, DE;]

Well now they know. A group of thirty-three employees at a Dover printing company all chipped in for the ticket that won the nearly 215-million dollar jackpot Saturday night. Uncle Willie's convenience store in Blades received a check for 10 thousand dollars for selling the winning ticket. As for the winners- they have remained unidentified but did release a statement through their lawyer.
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He says the group has chosen the cash option payment of almost 117 million dollars, which, after taxes- will break down to more than two million per person.