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Coming up on News 7-
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Even if the football team didn't make a touchdown, Patrick Henry scored tonight by being able to play its homecoming game at home at Victory Stadium. Plus, Army reservists in Iraq are accused of deliberately disobeying an order. And Mexico is green with envy over Virginia's Christmas trees.
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News 7 is next.

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Victory Stadium is finally ready for Patrick Henry High School to have its homecoming on its home field.
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((JIM ROBERTSON/ROANOKE RESIDENT: THIS IS BETTER THAN NOTHING AND THIS IS CERTAINLY FOOTBALL WEATHER TONIGHT.))
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[OUT Q=football weather tonight]
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[Victory-Stadium]


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The conditions weren't perfect but Patrick Henry played its football game at Victory Stadium anyway.
As Justin McLeod discovered, the recent flooding has prompted some fans to change their minds about saving the stadium.
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((((NAT SOUND OF CHEERING AT HOMECOMING))
They were revved up and ready to go. ((NAT SOUND OF PARADE))
Patrick Henry finally celebrates its homecoming and students say it's about time.
[SOT 22:42:45; 22:43:48]
[IN Q=It was kinda]

((MEREDITH PEAKE/PATRICK HENRY SOPHOMORE: IT WAS KINDA DEPRESSING BUT I THINK WE ARE ALL STILL KINDA PUMPED.)) ((MARGARET KREGER/PATRICK HENRY SOPHOMORE: I KINDA THINK IT STINKS A LITTLE BIT BUT ITS OK WE ARE ALL STILL HAVING FUN.)) [Runs05]
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It's was no fun last week when Patrick Henry had to postpone its homecoming activities because of the flooding at Victory Stadium.
It took crews two weeks to clean it up prompting some to criticize the city for not doing enough.
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[IN Q=Of course we]

((JIM ROBERTSON/ROANOKE RESIDENT: OF COURSE WE WOULD HAVE LIKED TO SEE IT A LITTLE DIFFERENTLY THAN IT DID BUT I UNDERSTAND.)) ((MEREDITH PEAKE/PATRICK HENRY H.S. SOPHOMORE: I KINDA WISHED THEY ALL POSSIBLY TRY A LITTLE HARDER TO GET READY FOR HOMECOMING.)) [Runs08]
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Homecoming got the all clear Friday morning when city and school officials examined the field and declared it ready for play.
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[IN Q=Almost 100%]

((ELANIE CARTER/ROANOKE RESIDENT: ALMOST 100% I THINK COMPARED TO WHAT IT WAS. I THINK IT LOOKS GOOD.)) [Runs04]
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Good but not perfect.
Patches of dirt remain on the field. Fencing still needs to be replaced and the concession stands had to limit their menu.
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((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: VICTORY STADIUM MAY BE READY BUT THE AGE OLD QUESTION REMAINS. IS IT TIME TO BUILD A NEW ONE OR RENOVATE. WE ASKED THE FANS WHETHER THE RECENT FLOODING CHANGED THEIR MINDS.)) [Runs09]
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((QUICK NAT SOUND OF FANS CHEERING))
Some fans who were against it are now in favor of a new stadium.
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[IN Q=You have to keep]

((ELANIE CARTER/ROANOKE RESIDENT: YOU HAVE TO KEEP REPAIRING IT THAT'S LOSING A LOT OF MONEY.)) ((CINDY PHELPS/ROANOKE RESIDENT: I WOULD LIKE TO SEE STADIUMS AT EACH OF THE SCHOOLS, IT CHANGED MY MIND FOR SURE.)) ((BRYAN MACK/PATRICK HENRY H.S. JUNIOR: I THINK THEY SHOULD BUILD A DOME INSTEAD, IF RAIN CAME DOWN IT WILL BE PROTECTED.)) [Runs10]
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But there are also some fans who still want to keep Victory Stadium.
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((ANN FADDIS/ROANOKE RESIDENT: I MEAN THERE WERE A LOT OF BUILDINGS DOWN HERE THAT WE FLOODED, NOT JUST VICTORY STADIUM.)) [Runs04]
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While the debate continues, fans are all in agreement on one thing they hope the city makes a decision soon, hopefully by next homecoming.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.))

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Charges are pending in the afternoon collision of a Roanoke city bus and a pickup truck.
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The accident happened just after two o'clock on Wise Avenue near Fallon Park in Southeast Roanoke.
Witnesses say the Valley metro bus was unloading passengers when a pickup truck hit it head-on.
The driver of the pickup, Jennifer Williams of Vinton, is in stable condition at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
Two people on the bus were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
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[Flu-Lines]


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Despite the shortage of flu vaccine, Virginia will not impose rationing rules. Governor Mark Warner has decided against ordering about 54-thousand Virginia health care providers to innoculate only those at highest-risk. Meantime, the shortage of vaccine is leading to long lines, short tempers, and doctors threatened with fines. Now as Manuel Gallegus reports, there's even been at least one death.
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[IN Q=Hundreds of seniors lining up...]
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[SUPER=01-Evelyn Bosworth/Waiting for Flu Shot; :30]
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((HUNDREDS OF SENIORS LINING-UP OUTSIDE A DRUG STORE IN SUBURBAN LOS ANGELES TO RECEIVE FLU SHOTS FOR SOME OF THEM, THEY FEEL IT S A MATTER OF LIFE OR DEATH.
-SOT-JUANITA MORALES, WAITING FOR FLU SHOT

I'm scared because I have been told that my immune system is very sensitive. THE LONG LINES ARE HAPPENING ACROSS THE COUNTRY THE ELDERLY WAITING FOR HOURS ON END FOR A VACCINATION. A FRUSTRATING SITUATION FOR 91 YEAR OLD EVELYN BOSWORTH OF ACARDIA
-SOT-EVELYN BOSWORTH, WAITING FOR FLU SHOT

I think it s insane there s something wrong with the system. IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, ONE WOMAN COLLAPSED FROM EXHAUSTION AND ANOTHER 79 YEAR OLD WOMAN ACTUALLY DIED AFTER FEELING WEAK IN LINE AND HITTING HER HEAD.
-SOT-CARMEN AGURE, WAITING FOR FLU SHOT

seniors don t have decent medicine coverage in the first place and in the second place they make them come out early in the morning -and they can get sick out here! TYPICALLY EACH YEAR THE U.S. RECEIVES 100 MILLION FLU SHOTS FROM SUPPLIERS THIS YEAR LESS THAN HALF ARE AVAILABLE BECAUSE THE VACCINE FROM A BRITISH SUPPLIER WAS APPARENTLY CONTAMINATED. LOW RISK, HEALTHY PEOPLE ARE BEING URGED TO FOREGO GETTING A SHOT. IN FACT SOME STATES ARE THREATENING TO FINE DOCTORS AND NURSES IF THEY GIVE SHOTS TO PEOPLE WHO DON T NEED THEM AS BADLY AS OTHERS. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS LOS ANGELES.))

[Antidepressants]


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Look for new warning labels on anti-depressants.
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The Food and Drug Administration is now requiring all antidepressants to carry its strongest safety alert. The F-D-A's acting director says the drugs *can* help depressed children when used correctly, but that the new labels will warn doctors and patients to balance the benefits against the risks.
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[IN Q=Today's actions represent the FDA's response...]

((DR. LESTER CRAWFORD/FDA ACTING COMMISSIONER: TODAY'S ACTIONS REPRESENT FDA'S RESPONSE TO OUR CONCLUSIONS ABOUT THE INCREASED RISK OF SUICIDAL THOUGHTS AND ACTIONS FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS TAKING THESE ANTI-DEPRESSANT DRUGS.))
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[OUT Q=taking these antidepressant drugs.]
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[ANCHOR TAG] Experts have found on average about two to three percent of kids who take antidepressants have had more suicidal thoughts. One expert says the new labels should help eliminate "inappropriate subscribing of such drugs.


[Healthy-Developments]


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Studies have shown a correlation between five decades of suburban sprawl and today's health crisis of obesity.
But new urban developments are helping more people become physically fit.
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These "Healthy Neighborhoods" are designed to encourage walking, rather than driving.
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((REBECCA ERICCSON/NEW RESIDENT: I THINK IT DEFINITELY ENCOURAGES EXCERSISE AND NOT JUST GETTING IN A CAR))
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In places like Rockville, Maryland residents say everything they need is withing walking distance like the cinema, resturants, drug store and the post office.
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((NED LONG/DEVELOPER: PEOPLE CAN COME RIGHT FROM THE LIVING UNITS RIGHT UP TOP RIGHT DOWN ONTO THE MAIN STREET.))
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The centers for disease control and prevention says the neighborhood might be the most practical approach to fighting fat.
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A drug raid in Southwest Virginia leads to some wanted fugitives.
More on that when News 7 returns.
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And a breakdown in discipline or poor military planning?
Some reservists refuse to go on a mission in Iraq.
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[Reservists]

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19 members of an Army Reserve unit are under investigation for refusing an order to deliver a convoy of fuel trucks.
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The members of the 343 Quartermaster's Company out of Rock Hill South Carolina say the trucks they were driving weren't properly equipped. Amber McClenny left this message on her mother's answering machine.
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[IN Q=Yesterday, we refused...]

((WE YESTERDAY WE REFUSED TO GO ON A CONVOY TO TAJII THAT IS ABOVE BAGHDAD. WE HAD BROKEN DOWN TRUCKS, NON ARMORED VEHICLES AND WE WERE CARRYING CONTAMINATED FUEL. THEY ARE HOLDING US AGAINST OUR WILL. WE ARE NOW PRISONERS.))
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[OUT Q=We are now prisoners.]
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An email from the command which runs the resupply mission in Iraq says the soldiers had some valid concerns. The vehicles are now being inspected and will be equipped with bullet-proof armor. The incident is apparently the first time a unit has refused to carry out a mission in Iraq. The soldiers have been released and told that depending on their attitude they could either get off with a reprimand or be court martialed for mutiny.
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[Air-Show-Crash]


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A pilot is dead after crashing his stunt plane at an airshow in California.
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The pilot was performing at an annual show in San Diego when witnesses say the small stunt plane went into a steep dive and never recovered. The pilot died at the hospital. Officials say nobody else was hurt. The airshow was temporarily suspended after the crash but flights have since resumed.
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[Fire-Radford]


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In Radford, two people asleep in a burning home have their neighbors to thank for their rescue.
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Fire broke out in the computer room of a home in the 800 block of west Rock Road around 7 this morning.. Firefighters say neighbors saw the flames and started beating on the front door to wake up the man and woman inside. The computer room was a total loss The rest of the home suffered extensive smoke damage. Investigators say the fire appears to have been accidental, but they are still looking into the cause.
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[Wythe-Drugs]


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A man wanted for murder is under arrest after a drug raid in Wythe County. Investigators say they raided an apartment on Third Street this week and arrested three men for possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute.
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Police say one of those men was 27 year old Thomas Edward Turner who's wanted in Detroit for first degree murder. Deputies also took two other Detroit natives into custody ... 24 year old Kevin Campbell and 30 year old Keith Montgomery.
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Police say evidence in the apartment also led them to a trailer on Grayson Turnpike where they found powder cocaine. All three men are being held without bond.
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Still ahead on News 7, the latest haul from the Bassmaster Open at Smith Mountain Lake.
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Plus, remembering one of the Eastern Seaboard's most devestating hurricanes... fifty years later.
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[Soccer-Complex]


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After years of planning and construction, the dream of thousands of young soccer players in central Virginia is finally coming true.
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Tomorrow, Lynchburg United Soccer will dedicate the first phase of its new soccer complex on Route 501 just outside the city limits.
L-U-S owns a 96-acre tract of land where it plans to ultimately build ten soccer fields with parking, restrooms and concessions.
The non-profit group wants to get more children interested in the sport.
Saturday's dedication gets underway at 1 p-m.
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[BASS-Tournament]


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Smith Mountain Lake is buzzing this weekend.
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The Citgo Bassmaster Northern Open attracted more than three hundred entries. The field has now been cut down to just one hundred in two divisions. Over two days, more than a thousand pounds of bass have been taken out of Smith Mountain Lake, but anglers conditions were rough.
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((TOM RIZZO; THE LAKE IS ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL, BUT IT'S REALLY HARD. THE BITE IS REAL SLOW, SOME SMALL FISH, AND THE ONES THAT DO BITE, THEY'RE NOT SHY, BUT IT'S REAL TOUGH. REAL TOUGH CONDITIONS.))
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[VO-NAT]

Going into the last day, two Lynchburg residents are atop the leaderboard in the professional division. David Dudley has a two day haul of 24 pounds, 14 ounces. Steve Roberts is just about two pounds behind. Connecticut's Terrence Baksay sits in third, and Goode's Emery Grosvenor stands in fourth place. The tournament wraps up tomorrow.
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We will have high school football highlights with Liberty, Amherst, Patrick Henry, Fleming, Northside and Franklin County, plus Tech and Virginia previews but first our extra point.
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Virginia Tech announced today that it has finished up its priority seating sales campaign for men's basketball. A limited number of season tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning Saturday. Tech officials are anticipating a complete sell out of season tickets as the
[SUPER=03-Chapel Hill, NC;]

Hokies begin play in the ACC. Tech's first ACC game is the North Carolina Tarheels December 19th at Cassell Coliseum.

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A battle of unbeatens kicked off in Bedford tonight as 5 and OH Liberty hosted 6 and OH Amherst in a key Seminole District match up.
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Liberty gets out in front on the third play from scrimmage. O.B. Blake rolls out and connects with Damien Dobbins on a 61 yard touchdown hook up. 7-zip Minutemen and they led 13 zip at the break.
[SUPER=34-Liberty/16/Amherst/14;]In the third, Amherst takes the lead when Collin McConighie rumbles in from four yar

ds out. 14-13 Lancers.
But with 14 seconds left in the game, Cliff Stanley boots a 38 yard field goal and Liberty wins 16-14.
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Victory Stadium was ready to go tonight and Patrick Henry returned to the field to face Franklin County.
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with a minute left in the second quarter, Franklin County up 19-zero and the Eagles strike again when DJ Willis drops back form the Patriots 20 and hits a wide open Ronnie Edwards, the extra point attempt fails but Billy Miles team led 25-nothing.
[SUPER=34-Franklin Co./38/Patrick Henry/6;]PH gets on the board to start the third quarter, on the opening kick off

Antwan Green scoops up the rock at the 11 yard line, finds some clear real estate and scoots down the right sideline for the TD, but Franklin County wins 38-6.
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Northside welcomed William Fleming to Viking country tonight.
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First quarter, Fleming out in front 13-nothing. From 15 yards out Derey Hicks given the rock to Dwyane Priest and he cuts across the grain into your living room for the TD, a 2 point conversion makes it 21-zip.
[SUPER=34-William Fleming/41/Northside/3;]Then, the Colonels capitalize on a Viking fumble and from the Northside 5

, Hicks finds pay dirt, Fleming wins 41-3
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Plenty more of high school highlights to come on Friday Football Extra
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and we will also team up with hall of famer John Elway for a special 7 week contest that will give you a chance to attend the Friday Football Extra awards banquet and win a brand new Elway Collection recliner from Bassett. But you just sit back and enjoy the scores.
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[SUPER=55-R.E. Lee/21/Waynesboro/7/Turner Ashby/27/Rockbridge/30/Alleghany/7/William Byrd/33;]



[SUPER=55-William Fleming/41/Northside/3/William Campbell/53/Appomattox/0/Chatham/12/Gretna/61;]



[SUPER=55-Blacksburg/7/Cave Spring/35/Salem/35/Christiansburg/36/Hidden Valley/31/Pulaski Co./6;]



[SUPER=55-Amherst Co./14/Liberty/16/Heritage/14/Brookville/24/Jefferson Forest/28/Staunton River/2;]



[SUPER=55-Abingdon/7:30/Grundy/p.m./Marion/50/Lee/8/Bassett/No/Magna Vista/Report;]



[SUPER=55-Virginia/25/Carroll Co./28/Tazewell/7/Graham/5/Buffalo Gap/42/Wilson Memorial/0;]



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[SUPER=55-Narrows/6/James Monroe, WV/31/Parry McCluer/0/Bath Co./19/Covington/28/James River/34;]



[SUPER=55-Auburn/6/Floyd Co./46/Glenvar/52/E. Montgomery/3/Giles/26/Radford/10;]



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[S-UVA]


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82 thousand, 300 college football fans will be in fine form tomorrow night at Doak Campbell Stadium when sixth ranked UVa and seventh ranked Florida Sate kick it off.
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Bobby Bowden has coached two Hesiman trophy winners and this week he compared UVa quarterback Marques Hagans to the most exciting player in the NFL.
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Only two other ACC teams have fewer TD passes than UVa's five and the play of the Cavs receivers will be crucial.
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[OUT Q=........can make plays"]
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4 and 2 Virginia Tech should serve up a homecoming feast tomorrow against Florida A&M. The Hokies have scored 16 offensive touchdowns in 6 games but 7 of those TD's came against Western Michigan. Tech's attack should be hitting on all cylinders tomorrow.
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[OUT Q=...THIS WEEK."]
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[S-Busch]


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Lowes Motor Speedway featured the best named race of the season...in any division...the Sponge Bob Square Pants Movie 300.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Concord, NC/TNT; :00]


Right to the crashin.....On lap 37 of 200, front row Joe Nemechek in the 88 Cellular one Chevy gets together with pole winner Casey Mears and goes into the wall, lots of sheet medal everywhere.
The caution flag would fly again, this time Kasey Kahne in the Great Clips Dodge simply shoots up into the wall and does substantial damage to the car.
Jimmy Johnson took the lead on lap 83, why tell you this, because he drives the sponge Bob square pants car.
But Mike Bliss takes the chekcered flag. Martin Truex was 6th and maintaines a huge points lead in the Busch Series.


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The 10 Nextel Cup drivers still in the hunt for the 10 race season ending championship reach the halfway point tomorrow night at Lowes Motr Speedway in the UAW GM 500 and it appears a steady performance is the most desired performance.
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[SUPER=01-Ryan Newman/UAW-GM 500 Pole Sitter; :00]
[SUPER=01-Elliott Sadler/4th in Nextel Cup Chase; :17]
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[OUT Q=try to win races." DOUBLE OUT!]
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[S-ALCS]


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Game Three of the ALCS is rained out in Boston tonight. The third game of the series will now be tomorrow night in Boston.

[Hazel]


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Today marks the 50th anniversary of the devastating hurricane named Hazel which carved a path of destruction from the Caribbean to Canada. It came ashore near Myrtle Beach as a category four hurricane with wind speeds of 140 mph.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-October 1954]

Hazel moved inland at high tide with an 18 foot storm surge at Calabash. The flooding killed 19 people in North Carolina and injured 200 more. 15,000 homes were destroyed and 39,000 damaged. At today's prices, the cost of Hazel would be nearly $10 billion. Incredibly wind gusts near 100 mph were recorded from central Virginia all the way to Canada where 85 people died in the flooding rain.
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[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]

If you thought that Florida just had a tough year, North Carolina took 3 direct hits from hurricanes in 1955, a year after Hazel, a storm that is recognized as the greatest natural disaster to ever hit the state.
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[Mexico-Trees]


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The Christmas tree industry in Southwest Virginia may have found a new niche.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Grayson Co;]

Mexico is interested in importing trees from Grayson and Carroll Counties. A delegation toured several Fraser fir farms in Whitetop in the last month. Last year Mexico imported more than 9 million dollars worth of trees, but most were taken from from the West Coast.
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[IN Q=If you study]

((WILLIAM WAMPLER: IF YOU STUDY THE DEMOGRAPHICS. THEY CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS MUCH LIKE THE UNITED STATES AND IF THERE'S A WAY TO HAVE THE CHRISTMAS TREES ARRIVE IN A FRESH MANNER TO MEXICO. WE THINK THAT IT'S JUST AN UNLIMITED MARKET.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. William Wampler/(R) Bristol;]
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[OUT Q=an unlimited market.]
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[VO-NAT]

If negotiations go well, the Tobacco Commission may try out a test export to Mexico. Farmers would be able to start exports next holiday season when their supply matches the demand.
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