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They're lining up in the middle of the night for a chance to have somebody stick a needle in their arm.
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[ANCHOR= 2-Shot]

And absentee voting may set records this year, despite questions being raised about how the ballots have to be sent in

.[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Tonight on News 7 sports - this week's ACC Connection is all about the Barbers,
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and despite the magnitude of last night's win over the Yanks - the Sox say bring it on - they're work is not quite finished.
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[ANCHOR=Robin]
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Clouds, clouds and more clouds. So to break the cycle, we will do the Martinsville race forecast in WeatherSchool because we found some sunshine there. [Video-Open]
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

People stood in line again today, waiting for the flu vaccine.
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]

This time in the New River Valley where hundreds showed up hoping for a shot in the arm.
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[SOT: 5:54:00 ]
[IN Q=We got to ]

((ALLANA CROWDER: WE GOT TO RADFORD ABOUT 8:00 AND THEY TURNED US AWAY AT THE DOOR. THEY'D ALREADY HAD 120 PEOPLE. ))
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[OUT Q=120 people]
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[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon .
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And I'm Keith Humphry.

[Flu-Shot]


[ANCHOR=Keith 2-shot]
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The early bird definitely caught the worm today- or at least the flu shot. People started lining up at the Kroger in Radford around 4:00 this morning for the flu vaccination.
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-shot]

The store began turning people away by eight am.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith and Jean / Rachel Microwave;]

New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel DePompa spent most of the day waiting with people who wanted a shot. Rachel, how were the crowds today?
[LIVE=Rachel/FULL]
[SUPER=@Rachel1;]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

Keith and Jean... Very well behaved. These folks were expecting a wait and were in good spirits.. Many told me they waited in line at amusement parks and concerts before... but never waited to get a needle stuck in their arm.
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[SUPER=03-Radford;:00]
[SUPER=01-Mary Morhead/Dublin Resident;:10]
[SUPER=01-Ernest Dudly/Got a shot;:23]
[SUPER=01-Judy Alley/Fort Chiswell Resident;:46]
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[SUPER=01-David Goodyear/Blacksburg Resident;1:10]
[SUPER=01-Janice Goodyear/Blacksburg Resident;1:17]
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[OUT Q=for a flu shot? NO!!!]

(( NATS: 10:42:00 84.. WHO'S MY 84???? If you didn't have a number at the Radford Kroger this morning, you did not arrive early enough. Just ask 69 year old Mary Morhead.
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((MARY MORHEAD: IT WAS 6:15 AND I WAS NUMBER 51.. SO THERE WAS 50 AHEAD OF ME.))
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[OUT Q=of me.]

Earnest Dudley waited several hours for his stick in the arm. NATS: 4:47:00 OKAY.. IT'LL TAKE A COUPLE OF WEEKS FOR THIS TO BE ABLE TO WORK...
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[IN Q=I come in ]

((ERNEST DUDLEY: I COME IN ABOUT 6:30.. WERE THEY ALREADY PEOPLE IN FRONT OF YOU.. OH YES, YES... LOTS OF FOLKS IN FRONT.))
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[OUT Q=in front.]

The store only had 120 shots and started turning people away less than two hours after opening its doors. People patiently waited their turn in chairs. Some read newspapers, others chatted. Judy Alley came all the way from Wythe County.
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[IN Q=The doctor's ]

((JUDY ALLEY: THE DOCTOR'S OFFICES AT FORT CHISWELL DOESN'T HAVE ANY FLU VACCINE AND I BROUGHT MY MOTHER AND FATHER... AND YOU CAME ALL THE WAY... ALL THE WAY.. BEEN DONE HERE SINCE 7:30))
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[OUT Q=since 7:30]

People started showing up at the Christiansburg Kroger at 7 this morning for a 3:00 clinic. The store filled all 120 chairs by noon. Janice and David Goodyear had the first two spots in line. They got up at 6 in the morning.
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[IN Q=What's it like ]

((DAVID GOODYEAR: WHAT IT'S LIKE GETTING THE FIRST SHOT.. I DON'T KNOW.. I NEVER HAD THAT HAPPEN TO ME BEFORE.))
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((JANICE GOODYEAR: DID YOU EVER THINK YOU'D WAIT IN LINE AND BE FIRST IN LINE AND GET UP THAT EARLY FOR A FLU SHOT... NO))
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[OUT Q=NO!!!]))
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[ANCHOR=Rachel]

There are going to be two flu shot clinics in Blacksburg tomorrow. The first at the Kroger on Univeristy City Blvd at 9 in the morning. The seconds is at the Kroger on South Main street at 3:00
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[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith and Jean / Rachel Microwave;]

Jean, Keith.. people were showing up very early for these clinics. If you really want to wait in line.. you may have to get there very early.

[Campbell-Fatal]


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A 15-year-old boy died in an auto accident in Campbell County this morning.
State police say Jonathan David Huckleby ... who would have turned 16 tomorrow ... had only a learner's permit.
He lost control of his car on Route 600 near Brookneal around 8 ... the car veered off the road before flipping several times.
A 16-year-old passenger suffered minor injuries.
Both were wearing their seatbelts, but police say speed was a factor.

[Sub-forger]


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Some people will do anything for a free sub. Blacksburg Police report they've arrested two Tech students on forgery charges. They say 20-year old Benjamin Keith Jackson was producing Subway Sub-Club cards on his computer. The card allows a customer to claim a free sub after buying eight. Jackson allegedly gave the counterfeit Sub Club cards to his friend, 21-year old David George Covucci. It's alleged Cuvucci is the one who made the transaction.

[Absentee-Ballots]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Elections are less than two weeks away and with each day more questions surface over voting procedure and voter rights.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Jennifer/Microwave;]

Richmond Bureau Chief, Jennifer Wishon, joins us with some concerns of voter intimidation that surfaced today. Jean, the state NAACP wants every vote cast this year to count.
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[SUPER=@Jennifer1;]
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Today the group voiced concerns about absentee ballots and having law enforcement present at the polls.
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[IN Q=As of this week, 156- thousand]
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[SUPER=01-Linda Sharp Anderson/State Board of Elections Deputy Secretary; :50]
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((As of this week, 156- thousand Virginians had requested an absentee ballot. That's already more than the number who voted absentee in 2000 and voters still have a week to request a ballot. The NAACP is concerned about the ballot directions that tell voters to [INSERT PRE PRO HERE] "Mail it. Return it by a commercial delivery service [e.g., Federal Express, UPS, DHL] or hand deliver it personally...[END PRE PRO HERE]
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[IN Q=If people have used]

((KING KHALFANI: IF PEOPLE HAVE USED ABSENTEE BALLOTS BEFORE THEY'RE PROBABLY KNOWLEDGEABLE ABOUT IT, BUT WITH THERE BEING SO MANY FIRST TIME VOTERS WE DON'T WANT ANYTHING TO INHIBIT THEIR VOTE TO COUNT.))
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[OUT Q=their vote to count]

Absentee ballots can in fact be cast through regular U-S mail. Khalfani worries some voters won't cast their ballots if they think they have to pay more to send them.
Officials with the State Board of Elections say they will consider rewording the directions next year.
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((LINDA SHARP ANDERSON: CERTAINLY AFTER THE UPCOMING ELECTIONS THAT IS SOMETHING WE CAN DEFINITELY PUT ON OUR AGENDA FOR FUTURE MEETINGS WITH THE STAFF [INSERT SBE MAIL ROOM VIDEO HERE] AND SEE EXACTLY HOW WE CAN POSITIVELY IMPACT THE ABSENTEE BALLOT PROCESS AND MAKE IT SIMPLER, EASY AND BETTER FOR OUR CONSTITUENCY.))
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Another point of contention for both the NAACP and ACLU is having police officers patrol voting precincts on election day.
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[IN Q=When people see police]

((KING KHALFANI: WHEN PEOPLE SEE POLICE PRESENCE THEY THINK SOMETHING'S WRONG OR SOMETHING'S BEING INVESTIGATED AND MAY DECIDE WELL MAYBE I'LL COME BACK LATER AND DON'T GET THE OPPORTUNITY TO COME BACK LATER AND WE DON'T WANT IT TO BE AN INHIBITOR.))
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The localities I checked with today either have a plan or are developing one to deal with any problems on election day, however, none of them plan to have an actual police presence at the polls.
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[TAKE WEB ADDRESS FS FS] If you have questions about voting day procedure there's a good chance you'll find the answer on the state board of elections website. We've added a link to ours at WDBJ7.com.
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[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Jennifer/Microwave;]

Jean, A number of groups out there working to educate voters.


[Ornstein]


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When it comes to police at polling place, one political analyst says it can raise a red flag- and intimidate voters.
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((NORMAN ORNSTEIN/AMERICAN ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE: WHEN YOU GET TO A POINT WHERE VOTERS ARE SUSPICIOUS IT TAKES YOU BACK TO THE ERA BEFORE VOTERS RIGHTS.))
[SUPER=01-Norman Ornstein/American Enterprise Institute]
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[OUT Q=before voters rights act.]
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Norman Ornstein says while America must protect against fraud and terrorism- it must also be fair.
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((ORNSTEIN: YOU'VE GOT TO BE EXTRA SENSITIVE. IF ITS A HIGH CRIME AREA AND YOU'VE GOT POLICE AROUND ALL THE TIME ANYWAY IT'S NOT GOING TO SEEM STRANGE. BUT IF YOU NEVER SEE POLICE AND ALL OF A SUDDEN YOU DO. GOOD REASON FOR VOTERS TO BE A LITTLE UNEASY.))
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[OUT Q=A LITTLE UNEASY.]
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Ornstein predicts a nail biter of a night election night and says the results may not be known for weeks if it's close.
Ornstein is speaking at eight tonight at Hollins University.

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People who want to plead their case of why Vinton's off-track betting parlor should stay dry will have their say. That story is still to come on News 7 at 6.
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[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


and one local agency dedicated to feeding and clothing those in need is making sure that their cupboard does not run bare.
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[1st-Wx]

[Working-Poor]


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A local group is helping to make sure working families have food on the table and clothes on their back. The Carpenter's Foundation is hosting an auction this weekend to continue their aid to "the working poor." Susan Bahorich says the group continues to grow each year.
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[SUPER=01-Patricia & Calvin Gray/Receiving Aid; :43QUICK!!]
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(( These are just some of the six-point-four million Americans who are classified as the "working poor" by the U.S. Department of Labor. They are people who work, but whose incomes fall below the poverty line.

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[INQ=I bust my tail...]

((MELISSA STONE, WORKING MOM: I BUST MY TAIL AND WORK 8-HOURS A DAY, 5-DAYS A WEEK, MY KIDS GO TO DAYCARE AND I STILL NEVER HAVE ENOUGH TO MAKE ENDS MEET. I NEVER HAVE ENOUGH TO PUT IT ALL TOGETHER.))
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[OUTQ=... make ends meet.]


Every Wednesday night, The Carpenter Foundation's- Manna Ministry hosts a food bank in Vinton. Applicants fill out a little bit of paperwork, and get food and clothing.

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[INQ=Does that help you?]

((REPORTER: DOES THAT HELP YOU? THELMA MAE ST. CLAIR, 93-YEARS-OLD: YES, MA'AM, A WHOLE LOT. 'CAUSE I'VE GOT TO PAY $118 A MONTH FOR TWO BOTTLES OF MEDICINE *THAT* BIG, TO PUT IN MY EYES.))
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[OUTQ=.. put in my eyes.]



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[INQ=What would you do...]

((REPORTER: WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU DIDN'T HAVE A PLACE LIKE THIS TO GO TO? PATRICIA AND CALVIN GRAY, WORKING FAMILY: THERE WOULDN'T BE NOWHERE'S TO GO...))
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[OUTQ=... nowhere's to go.]


The group started this project in 1996 - at first they served about 20-families a week. Over the years the numbers have grown- this night is slow only about 90-families come for help.

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[INQ=Every Wednesday we try...]

((BOYD HEADLY, CARPENTER'S FOUNDATION: EVERY WEDNESDAY WE TRY TO HELP PEOPLE WHO ARE HELPING THEMSELVES, PEOPLE WHO NORMALLY FALL THROUGH THE CRACKS OF SOCIETY. THEY'RE TRYING HARD, BUT SOMETIMES THEY HAVE TO MAKE A DECISION BETWEEN GROCERIES, OR MEDICINE OR RENT.))
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[OUTQ=.. medicine or rent.]

(take graphic board) The group-which does not receive any state or county aid- is hosting an auction to raise money for its continued work- Saturday morning in Troutville. Doors open at nine o'clock and the auction begins at ten. SB, News 7, Vinton. ))

[Colonial-Downs]


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Colonial Downs will have to wait until after the election to petition the Alcohol Beverage Control board for a license. A hearing will be held November 3rd at the Noel C. Taylor Municipal building in downtown Roanoke.
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Colonial Downs petitioned the board in August for a license to sell wine, beer and mixed beverages at its Vinton site. But, at the beginning of this month the Concerned Christians of the Valley objected to the license. A decision will *NOT* be made at the November 3rd hearing. Colonial Downs had hoped to have a license by the end of this month in time for horse racing's largest event, the Breeder's Cup.
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[Postal-Project]


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Students at a Roanoke County elementary school are learning about the United States one postcard at a time.
[ANCHOR=Keith Anchor 2-shot]


And tonight Joe Dashiell reports the facts are flying across the country.
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[SUPER=01-Susan Bisset/Roanoke Co. Teacher; :10]
[SUPER=01-Emily Meyers/Cave Spring Elementary Student; :25]
[SUPER=01-Alexander Pettygrove/Cave Spring Elementary Student; :51]
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((The bulletin board in Susan Bisset's classroom has disappeared behind an avalanche of postcards.
And the fifth graders at Cave Spring Elementary are still adding to the collection.
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[IN Q=This whole project]

((THIS WHOLE PROJECT HAS JUST EXPLODED OVER THE LAST SIX WEEKS.))
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[OUT Q=over the last six weeks.]


A letter to students' family and friends across the country asked for postcards with state facts, and they responded.
Emily Meyers' grandparents checked in from the Oregon Trail.
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[IN Q=They were exploring]

((THEY WERE EXPLORING THE MISSOURI RIVER AND THEY STARTED IN IOWA AND THEN OREGON.)) ((THAT'S MEANT TO ME A WHOLE LOT, BECAUSE THEY WENT TO ALL THAT TROUBLE DOING THAT FOR ME AND I JUST REALLY APPRECIATE THAT.))
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[OUT Q=and I just really appreciate that.]


At last count, the Global Studies class had received more than 650 pieces of mail. And though the students aren't soliciting any more, the colorful cards continue to arrive.
Alexander Pettygrove has received the most, and says he's learned a lot.
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[IN Q=Lot's of interesting things]

((ALEXANDER PETTYGROVE: LOT'S OF INTERESTING THINGS, ESPECIALLY THE STATE CAPITOLS AND STUFF.)) ((IT'S JUST BEEN REALLY FUN TO GET MAIL FROM SO MANY PEOPLE.)) ((SUSAN BISSET: I'VE HAD LETTERS GOTTEN LETTERS FROM PEOPLE. WE'VE GOTTEN BROCHURES. WE'VE GOTTEN BOOKLETS, NEWSPAPERS... JUST BECAUSE PEOPLE WANT THE CHILDREN TO KNOW ABOUT KISSIMEE, MORE THAN THEY ASKED FOR, SO BASICALLY THE REPSONSE HAS BEEN BEYOND WHAT WE EVER THOUGHT IT WOULD BE.))
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And they aren't done yet. The class is now writing back to students in Alaska who sent postcards, and helped turn a classroom project into a special delivery.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke County))

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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Coming up tonight on News 7 sports - The Sox say they're ready for more - D-Lo is getting ready to come back.
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and Steve Mason takes us to the Barber shop in tonight's edition of the ACC Connection.
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[S-Sox]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Red Sox are taking a much deserved day off after their historic comeback against the Yankees. Despite what the critics are saying - the Sox say they're not spent or satisfied.
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[ANCHOR=MIKE]
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The Astros and Cards will settle the national league side tonight in their own game seven.

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Our ACC Connection this week visits two former conference standouts staring in the NFL. [WIPE TO ACC CONNECTION FULL SCREEN]
Steve Mason has more on how Ronde and Tiki Barber have once again re-invented themselves.
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((Tiki leads the NFL in yards from scrimmage and his 577 yards rushing is fourth in the league, impressive considering the Giants have had a bye week. After fumbling nine time in 2003, the Giants all time leading yard gainer has not coughed up the ball once this season. ((:)) Tiki, whose Giants are 4 and 1, worked throughout training camp on securing the ball and now holds it closer to his chest and positions it at a 45 degree angle. Barber is under 11 hundred yards away from becoming the Giants all time leading rusher, not bad for a player who entered the league as a third down back. ((:))
Ronde's Buccaneers might be struggling through this season, but he is making offenses suffer. The only player with more touchdowns than Barber's two defensive scores is a quarterback and as he draws closer to leaving his 30's his formula for success remains the same. ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:WHILE THE TWINS CONTINUE MAKING STRONG NAMES FOR THEMSELVES ON THE FIELD, THEIR INDIVIDUAL IDENTITIES ARE A PROBLEM WHEN THEIR YOUNG FAMILIES GET TOGETHER. EACH BARBER HAS TWO CHILDREN AND WHEN RONDE AND TIKI WALK INTO THE ROOM AT THE SAME TIME, DOUBLE TAKES AND CONFUSION PREOCUPY THEIR KIDS FOR AT LEAST A FEW MINUTES.)) ((:)) ((:)) Voters should not have ANY trouble separating the Barbers from other NFL players as pro bowl ballotting begins this week. Steve Mason for your WDBJ7 ACC Connection.))




[S-Hall]


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The Atlanta Falcons hit the road for Kansas City this weekend, and the Dirty Birds should have former Hokie DeAngelo Hall back in the lineup.
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[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/2004 Pre-Season; :00]


Hall, who is listed as probable for the game, will make his regular season debut after sustaining a small fracture on his hip during the preseason. Hall was the 8th overall pick in the April draft. He should help bolster an already(------------) strong Atlanta defense that is giving up just 14 points per game.