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[vo-nat] A wreck on Interstate 81 ELEVEN HOURS ago.. still has traffic backed up for miles.
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And Congressional Candidates prepare to debate tonight.

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In sports, 5 and 1 UVa talks about 1 and 5 Duke in college football, and we will head to Martinsville Speedway
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where Ryan Newman would strike again in qualifying, taking the pole for the Subway 500.
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WeatherSchool tonight counts the number of days since we have seen the sun in Raonoke and the forecast hopes to change that trend this weekend.
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A fiery crash on Interstate 81- multiple vehicles involved and six people sent to the hospital-
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Hours after the crash traffic is still backed up for miles.
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((I'VE BEEN HERE 25- 26 YEARS AS A VOLUNTEER ON THE INTERSTATE. THIS IS ONE OF THE BAD WRECKS.))
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Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-shot]

And I'm Keith Humphry.

[Boty-Wreck]


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State police say diesel fuel spilled on the road is to blame for the crash.
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Four college students headed to this weekends Tennessee football game were involved in the wreck.. along with a Florida man and his mother from New York.
It all happened at just before nine this morning-
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((
The tractor trailer hit a patch of diesel fuel near exit 168 and jackknifed-
Seconds later two S-U-V's slammed into the rig and caught fire.
Quick thinking truck drivers coming up on the crash jumped out to help. MICHAEL OGLE/TN TRUCK DRIVER: ABOUT FOUR OF US TRUCK DRIVERS RAN OUT WITH OUR FIRE EXTINGUISHERS TO TRY AND HELP EVERYBODY. BARRY RASKO; WE THOUGHT WE HAD THE FIRE UNDER CONTROL BUT IT FLARED UP ENOUGH TO GET PEOPLE OUT PRETTY MESSED UP.
The truck driver was not hurt, but four students from a Philadelphia college in the trailblazer were injured along with a Florida man and his mother in the second SUV.
JOHN MANSPILE/BUCHANAN VOL. FIRE DEPARTMENT: I SAW SEVERAL VICTIMS LAYING ON THE ROAD AND ON THE GUARDRAIL HERE. ONE NINETY YEAR OLD LADY WAS TRAPPED. WE GOT HER OUT WITH THE HELP OF TRUCK DRIVERS.
Six victims were taken to the hospital.. while crews from several departments used foam to put the fire out-
The wreck shut down the southbound lanes- and slowed traffic heading north.
These truck drivers stuck for hours- may not have made their delivery on time- but their work helped save lives. BARRY RASKO/TRUCK DRIVER: WE'VE GOT TO STICK TOGETHER IT'S NICE TO SEE A LOT OF PEOPLE PITCHED IN WHEN IT COMES TO SAVING LIVES YOU'VE GOTTA DO WHAT YOU'VE GOTTA DO.))
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Everyone did survive this crash.
Tonight state police say one of the college students and a 90 year old woman are both in surgery.
81 Southbound and route 11 south traffic at Exit 168 is still backed up for miles.


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The federal government will help residents in our area hit hard by Tropical Depression Jeanne get back on their feet.
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The Disaster Recovery Center in Salem opened today on Apperson Drive. Federal aid was made available after the President signed a disaster declaration for this area.
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((MARIANNE JACKSON:THAT SIGNATURE TRIGGERS FEDERAL ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS IN THE AFFECTED AREA. AND THAT MEANS RENTERS HOMEOWNERS AND BUSINESS PEOPLE WHO HAD DAMAGE FROM TROPICAL STORM JEANNE SHOULD CALL FEMA.))
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[TAKE WDBJ7.COM FS] FEMA officials stress that flood victims should register for the relief by phone or online before coming to the help center with their questions. You can find more information by visiting WDBJ7-dot-com and clicking on Websites in the news.
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A Roanoke man was shot and his girlfriend abducted early this morning on Old Spanish Trail.
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Police say two men entered an apartment- shot 31 year old Vincent King in the neck, abducted his girlfriend and took off. Police found the suspects' car a few minutes later and found King's girlfriend unharmed. King was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital and is in stable condition. Police were able to catch up wtih two suspects. Maurice White and Wayne McDonald- -both 36 and from Roanoke.. face malicious wounding, abduction and firearms charges. They're being held in the Roanoke City Jail without bond.
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Virginia Tech is hoping security cameras help prevent another hate crime on campus.
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In September, someone drew racial slurs on the door of the N-double-A-C-P office at Squires Student Center. Police say the investigation hit a dead end. School officials are now bidding out the project to put cameras in the hallways near the student organizations and media outlets.
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((ED SPENCER: IT'S AN EXTRA PRECAUTION. IT'S AN EXTRA SET OF EYES IF YOU WILL. IT WILL CREATE A DIGITAL RECORD OF EVERYTHING THAT'S GOING ON IN THOSE CORRIDORS. I THINK HOPEFULLY IT WILL DETER THIS KIND OF THING AS WELL AS GIVE US A RECORD OF ANYTHING THAT DOES OCCUR. :56))
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The project is expected to cost around 10 to 15 thousand dollars. It will be paid for out of the student activities fee. Cameras could be installed by December.
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In less than an hour, the three candidates for the 9th Congressional District will take your questions in their only televised debate. We'll have some insight on what to expect tonight.
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and a little later, see how farmers did their chores, the old fashioned way.
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Tonight, the candidates in Virginia's Ninth Congressional District face off in the only televised debate of this campaign.
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The hour-long debate beings at 7:00 here on WDBJ-7.
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Incumbent Democrat Rick Boucher, Independent Seth Davis and Republican Kevin Triplett will field questions from a panel of journalists and those submitted by WDBJ viewers.
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[Morris]


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So what's at stake for these candidates?
Let's bring in our political analyst and President of Emory and Henry College Doctor Tom Morris.

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Another record high for crude oil prices helped send stocks sharply lower today. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]

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The DOW fell 108 points. Nasdaq was off 38.
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We've heard about the nurses shortage --but a physician shortage is also expected in the next 10 years.
That has HCA hospitals teaming up with a Blackburg medical college.
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HCA plans to give the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Mecidine 1-point-8 million dollars to develop clinical training programs at its hospitals in the region.
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((WE FELT WE NEEDED TO PARTNER TO ADDRESS THAT FUTURE SHORTAGE TO MAKE SURE WE HAVE AN ADEQUATE PHYSICIAN SUPPLY FOR THE COMMUNITIES IN WHICH WE SERVE. PARTICULARY IN RURAL AREAS))
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The medical college says by recuiting students from the area and training them in the region --they may be more likely to practice here.
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((WE CURRENTLY HAVE ABOUT 30 PERCENT OF OUR PHYSICIANS RETIREING RIGHT AT THE TIME THE SHORTAGE OCCURS))
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The students will do most of their training at Lewis-Gale Medicial Center and Montgomery regional hospitals.
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Regional traditions will take center stage tomorrow, as Ferrum College hosts the 31st Blue Ridge Folklife Festival.
The event is billed as Virginia's largest celebration of regional folkways, and as Joe Dashiell reports it's a family affair.
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A turn of the century marvel, the wooden thrashing machine is up and running once again.
25 years have passed since it last appeared at the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival, but now Dale Agee is teaching his sons how to maintain the antique his grandfather, George Sink, acquired in the early 60s.
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((I WAS YOUNG WORKING ON IT AT THAT TIME AND THOUGHT IT WAS PRETTY GREAT YOU KNOW WORKING UNTIL I GOT OLD ENOUGH AND THERE WAS MORE WORK INVOLVED IN IT AND I SORT OF SLOWED UP ON IT THEN, BUT NOW THAT I SEE THEM MORE INTERESTED IN IT I'M HOPING THEY 'LL KEEP CARRYING IT ON ANOTHER FIFTY YEARS THEY'LL BE DOING THE SAME THING.))
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Today, the straw is more valuable than the grain the machine produces... but in the early years of the last century the thrashing machine and the stationery baler were essential equipment on many family farms.
Agee and his relatives appreciate the connection with their past.
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((THAT MY GREAT GRANDPA USED TO THRASH WITH THEM AND NOW I GET THE HONOR TO THRASH WITH THEM NOW.))
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And they'll be sharing the family tradition tomorrow... The Blue Ridge Folklife Festival runs from 10 to five rain or shine on the campus of Ferrum College.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Ferrum))

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We will preview the Duke/Virginia football game set for tomorrow in Durham, and the rain stayed away just long enough at Martinsville Speedway.
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Nextel Cup drivers went through Bud Pole Qaulifying for the Subway 500 today at Martinsville for race number 6 of the 10 slated for the championship run.

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Travis Wells joins us from the half mile track for a somewhat soggy report, trav.
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14th ranked Virginia is a 25 point favorite over Duke.
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The 5 and 1 Cavaliers will look to bounce back from a 36-3 loss to fifth ranked Florida State.
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Duke is the exact opposite of UVa at 1 and 5 and Blue Devils coach Ted Roof has an exact feel for the Cavs while Al Groh says Duke's season offers question marks.
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[Debate-Wrap]


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As we told you earlier, you can catch the 9th Congressional District debate here on your hometown station.
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Keith Humphry is moderating tonight's debate. Keith, I guess the stage is set?
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