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Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning.......You've already seen the Presidential debates- now we'll wrap up last night's congressional debate held right here in Roanoke


[ENG#2]
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And where's the beef? It will be back in Japan within a matter of weeks. We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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Former NASCAR executive Kevin Triplett says he's revved up about going against 20 year Congressional incumbant Rick Boucher. The two, along with Independant candidate Seth Davis met at WDBJ 7 last night for a televised debate. News Seven's Justin McLeod has more on what he calls a tame meeting between the candidates.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=Nat sound Keith Humphrey]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/WDBJ Studios; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Rick Boucher/(D) Candidate for Congress; :14]
[SUPER=01-Kevin Triplett/(R) Candidate for Congress; :25]
[SUPER=01-Seth Davis/(I) Candidate for Congress; :45]
[RUNS=2:07]
[OUT Q=McLeod, News Seven.]

((((NAT SOUND OF KEITH INTRODUCING THE CANDIDATES))
In a debate that lasted 60 minutes, the candidates touched on a number of issues.
First up? Jobs.
[SOT 12:49]
[IN Q=We've reduced]

((REP. RICK BOUCHER/(D) CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS: WE'VE REDUCED SINCE I TOOK OFFICE THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FROM 12.2% WHERE IT STOOD IN 1982 TO 4.6% WHERE IT STOOD IN AUGUST OF THIS YEAR.))
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[OUT Q=OF THIS YEAR]
[SOT 13:53]
[IN Q=One of the things]

((KEVIN TRIPLETT/(R) CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS: ONE OF THE THINGS THAT WE ARE CONCERNED ABOUT IS A POVERTY LEVEL THAT HAS INCREASED OVER THE LAST 22 YEARS IN THE NINTH DISTRICT, IT IS AT IT'S HIGHEST LEVEL.))
[Runs= 10]
[OUT Q=HIGHEST LEVEL]


Several of the questions centered around the war on terrorism, specifically if each candidate would vote to renew parts of the Patriot Act.
[SOT 22:14]
[IN Q=I would help renew]

((KEVIN TRIPLETT/(R) CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS: I WOULD HELP RENEW THAT BECAUSE IT HAS HELPED MADE US A SAFER COUNTRY.))


[Runs= 03]
[OUT Q=SAFER COUNTRY]
[SOT 22:44]
[IN Q=People can wire tap]

((SETH DAVIS/(I) CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS: PEOPLE CAN WIRE TAP ME ALL THEY WANT I HAVE NOTHING TO HIDE AND I THINK THE INTENT OF THE LAW WAS TO HELP AND PROSECUTE TERRORISTS.))
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[OUT Q=PROSECUTE TERORRISTS]
[SOT 23:08]
[IN Q=The ability of]

((REP. RICK BOUCHER: THE ABILITY OF LAW ENFORCEMENT TO GO INTO A LIBRARY OR BOOK STORE AND GET THE READING HABITS OF AN INDIVIDUAL WITHOUT EVEN SHOWING THAT INDIVIDUAL IS THE TARGET OF AN INVESTIGATION MUCH LESS HAVING TO GET A WARRANT BASED ON PROBABLE CAUSE IS INAPPROPRIATE.))
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[OUT Q=IS INAPPROPIATE]


The candidates also differed when it came to moral issues.
Questions were asked about stem cell research and prayer in schools.
[SOT 59:58]
[IN Q=During the 1980's]

((REP. RICK BOUCHER/(D) CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS: IN THE 1980'S I WAS ONE OF THE PRINCIPLE SUPPORTERS OF THE LAW THAT STUDENTS MUST HAVE THE RIGHT TO ENGAGE VOLUNTARY PRAYER ON SCHOOL PREMISES DURING NON INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS.))
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[OUT Q=INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS]
[SOT 1:00:42]
[IN Q=I think that]

((KEVIN TRIPLETT/(R) CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS: I THINK THAT PRAYER IN SCHOOL IS ESSENTIAL. I THINK IF YOU LOOK AT A LOT OF THE ISSUE IN SCHOOLS IT'S BECAUSE OF A LACK OF A PRAYER.))
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[OUT Q=LACK OF A PRAYER]


The only heated exchange came when the incumbent accused Triplett of negative campaigning. (50:55)
The Republican candidate has put a mailing accusing Boucher of being a hypocrite. (51:45)
[SOT 5:33:13]
[IN Q=What we're talking]

((KEVIN TRIPLETT/(R) CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS: WHAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT IS NOT BEING STRAIGHT WITH THE VOTING PUBLIC SAYING ONE THING WHEN YOU'RE AT HOME IN THE DISTRICT AT RALLY'S AND THEN GOING TO WASHINGTON AND VOTING ANOTHER WAY.))
[Runs= 09]
[OUT Q=voting another way]
[SOT 5:35:29]
[IN Q=That simply points]

((REP. RICK BOUCHER/(D) CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS: THAT SIMPLY POINTS OUT THE FACT THE MAILING IS VERY DECEPTIVE AND I THINK IT HAS NO PLACE IN A RESPONSIBLE CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN.))
[Runs =06]
[OUT Q=RESPONSIBLE CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN]


The candidates supported the party line on a number of issues.
For example, Boucher supports all stem cell research, Triplett is against embryonic stem cell research.
Shannon, there were two issues all three candidates agreed on, they support equal pay for women and are against gay marriage. Justin McLeod, News Seven.))




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Two men are in jail while another recovers from gunshot wounds after a shooting on Old Spanish Trail Friday morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]
Police say two men entered an apartment--- shot 31 year old Vincent King in the neck, abducted his girlfriend and too

k off. A few minutes later, police found the suspects' car and 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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U-S military officials say they have captured a senior leader in the terror network of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (AH'-boo MOO'-sahb ahl-zahr-KOW'-ee ). The man was arrested along with five others during an overnight raid in Fallujah. American forces have stepped up their efforts in the area because it's where officials believe they terror group is operating.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Basra, Iraq]


Meanwhile -- British forces along with a thousand Iraqi National guard and police officers have carried out a joint operation in Basra.
Acting on information about bomb makers in the area -- they were able to conduct a raid that lead to the rest of three people. There was a shoot-out but there were no reports of any casualties.
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Japan has decided to lift a 10 month ban on U-S beef imports.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]


The ban came after the first case of Mad Cow disease was found in the U-S.
But after recent talks with negotiators Japan agreed to allow the import of beef from cows 20 months and younger.
American beef could be sold again in the country within the next couple of weeks. Japan is the largest market overseas for the U-S beef industry.
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In the movie-- "The Terminal" Tom Hanks played a stranded traveler living inside an airport.
But for one Vietnamese man this has been his life for more than a month now.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA]


The 47 year old Vietnamese refugee wants to go back home but he lost his passport and U-S identification card so he can't board an international flight. So he has taken refuge inside a terminal at L-A-X.
We can't show his face because he asked that his identity be protected.
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[SOT:35, part of bite is covered with video]
[IN Q=His day has been sitting]

((HIS DAY HAS BEEN SITTING IN THE TERMINAL READING HIS BIBLE AND SLEEPING AND WALKING AROUND))
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=and walking around]
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[VO-NAT]


The man had been living in North Carolina after escaping from a village in Vietnam where he was persecuted for preaching Christianity but now he wants to go back home to his wife and five children.
In a turn of events, yesterday, the man was given permission to move to a temporary shelter for 90 days -- enough time to allow the proper documentation to arrive. He still faces persecution if he returns to Vietnam.
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Help is here for flood victims who have questions about federal aid.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]

The Disaster Recovery Center in Salem yesterday on Apperson Drive. Federal aid was made available after the President signed a disaster declaration for this area. That allows federal assistance for affected families. FEMA stresses that flood victims should register for relief by phone or online before going to the help center with questions.
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[TAKE WDBJ7.COM FS E522] You can find more information by visiting WDBJ7-dot-com and clicking on Websites in the news.
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[ENG#=1]


14th ranked Virginia is favored by four touchdowns in the Cavaliers one PM kick off -- in Durham today against Duke.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tallahassee, FL/Last Saturday; :00]


The 5 and 1 Cavaliers will look to bounce back from a 36-3 loss to 5th ranked Florida State.
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/Blue Devils vs. Yellow Jackets;]


Duke is the exact opposite of U-V-A at 1 and 5 and the 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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[SUPER=01-Al Groh/UVa Head Football Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ted Roof/Duke Head Football Coach; :23]
[RUNS=:39]
[OUT Q=.......against Virginia"]
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Coming up -- we'll get some fine living tips and find out how to decorate on the cheap in this week's Decor and More.


[ANCHOR=Brent]


and
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[VO-NAT]

we'll find out what local educators are doing to prevent a future "physician" shortage in the region.
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[Almanac Bump]
[Break #1]



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[WRITER=jsu]
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[ENG#=1]


The nursing shortage has been well documented -- but a physician shortage is also expected within a decade.
That has HCA hospitals teaming up with a Blackburg medical college.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/File Tape;]


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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[SOT1:36]
[IN Q=We felt we needed to partner]

((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))
[SUPER=01-Margaret Lewis/HCA Central Atlantic Division]
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[OUT Q=in rural area]
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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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[SOT 6:15]
[IN Q=We currently have about 30 percent]

((WE CURRENTLY HAVE ABOUT 30 PERCENT OF OUR PHYSICIANS RETIREING RIGHT AT THE TIME THE SHORTAGE OCCURS))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Tooke-Rawlins/Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine]
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=shortage occurs]
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[VO-NAT]


The students will do most of their training at Lewis-Gale Medicial Center and Montgomery regional hospitals.
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[JOY ONE SHOT]
A Roanoke boutique is involved in an effort to raise money for the American Cancer Society as part of breast cancer awareness month. [JOY/GUEST TWO SHOT]
[SUPER=01-Janice Dudley/Colors & You Boutique]


Here to tell us more about this fundraiser is Janice Dudley the Vice President of Colors and You Boutique.

If you're interested in finding out more about the bracelets you can call the number at the bottom of your screen 540-989-7467.
[SUPER=16-(540) 989-7467/Colors & You Boutique]


Don't go away. News 7 Saturday Morning will be right back.
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Who says decorations have to become permanent fixtures in your home. See how deliteful, easy and inexpensive temporary decor an be
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[TAKE Decor FS] in today's Decor and More.
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[IN Q=We know it's fall]
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[TAKE DECOR WEBADDRESS FS - 2:25]
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It took Christiansburg four overtime periods to stay undefeated last night, but not without a struggle from Cave Spring. Mike Stevens has more in Friday Football Extra, plus the Super Seven and Pollbuster.

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[IN Q=A very pleasant]
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[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning.......Two men are in jail following yesterday's shooting and abduction in Roanoke




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[VO-NAT]
[ENG#2]

And some local residents will get a glimpse of the past at the Blue Ridge Folklife festival. We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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Police have arrested two people in connection with a shooting and abduction early yesterday morning on Old Spanish Trail.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

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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Three people are still hospitalized after a fiery crash on Interstate 81 yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]


State police say diesel fuel on the road caused a tractor trailer to jack-knife near the Buchanan exit.
Two S-U-V's then slammed into the truck and caught fire.
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[SOT 23:01:55]
[IN Q=]

((THE FIRST THING I SAW WAS THIS TRUCK BURING AND IT WAS STARTED FROM A CAR THAT WENT UP UNDERNEAHT IT.))
[SUPER=01-John Manspile/Buchanan Fire Department;]
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=went up underneath it.]
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[VO-NAT]


Four students from a Philadelphia College were in one SUV headed to a Tennesee Football game.
A Florida man and his 90 year old mother were in the other SUV.
All six were taken to the hospital. Three are still hospitalized. 90 year old Monica Phillips is listed in critical condition. 20-year old John Meter is in serious conidtion, and 18 year old Adam Dubin is in fair condition.
The tractor trailer driver from New Jersey was not hurt.
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The 31st Blue Ridge Folklife Festival gets underway at Ferrum College today. As News Seven's Joe Dashiel reports, Virginia's largest celebration of regional folkways is also a family affair.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=OPENS WITH NAT SOUND]
[SUPER=03-Ferrum; :05]
[SUPER=07-Dale Agee; :21]
[SUPER=07-Tommy Agee; :52]
[SUPER=@Joe2; 1:00]
[RUNS=1:09]
[OUT Q=JD News 7 Ferrum]

(([OPENS WITH NAT SOUND OF MACHINE]
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.
[SOT]
[IN Q=I was young working on it]

((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.))
[RUNS= :17]
[OUT Q=they'll be doing the same thing.]


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.
[SOT]
[IN Q=that my great grandpa]

((THAT MY GREAT GRANDPA USED TO THRASH WITH THEM AND NOW I GET THE HONOR TO THRASH WITH THEM NOW.))
[RUNS= :08]
[OUT Q=get the honor to thrash with them now.]


And they'll be sharing the family tradition ... The Blue Ridge Folklife Festival runs from 10 to five rain or shine on the campus of Ferrum College.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Ferrum))

[Check-21]


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A new checking law could lead to a higher number of bounced checks for Americans. Mark Strassman has more on a law called "Check 21" and what it could mean for you.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=college kid walking down street]
[SUPER=01-Tamara Hampton/College Student; 09]
[SUPER=01-Nessa Feddis/American Banking Association; 35]
[SUPER=01-Mark Strassman/CBS News; 49]
[SUPER=01-Gail Hillebrand/Consumers Union; 1;04]
[SUPER=01-Rebecca Lias/Atlanta Resident; 1:22]
[RUNS=1:43]
[OUT Q=Mark Strassmann CBS News, Atlanta]


(((Story opens w/college kid walking down street)

(NARR)



Like college kids everywhere, Tamara Hampton is strapped for cash.

How tight is her budget? Just listen.

(SOT) (Tamara Hampton - College Student) (TC 00 14 40)



"BEFORE I GOT PAID, WHICH WAS TODAY, I THINK I HAD FIVE DOLLARS. SO... (LAUGHS)"

(NARR) (shot of her checkbook)



So she occasionally floats a check...

(NAT SOT) (TAPE # 536533, TC 15 08 07)



CHECK TEARING

(NARR)



...buying time to put money in her account, because she figures that check will need a couple days to clear.

Soon a major banking change called Check 21 could turn check-floating into automatic check-BOUNCING.

The original check would no longer PHYSICALLY move from bank to bank.

(SOT) (Nessa Feddis -- American Banking Association) (TC 12 34 36)



"IT HAS TO GO BY PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES IN ORDER TO GET PROCESSED. WHAT CHECK 21 DOES IS IT ALLOWS THAT PROCESS TO BE ELECTRONIC."

(NARR)



A processed check will fly through cyber-space, and clear within 24 hours.

(STANDUP)



"BANKERS SAY CHECK 21 WILL ALSO CUT FRAUD, AND INCREASE SECURITY.

BUT CONSUMER ADVOCATES ARE WORRIED THAT CHECK 21 PUTS NO OBLIGATION ON BANKS TO CREDIT DEPOSITS ANY FASTER. THEY SAY EVEN PEOPLE WHO DON'T FLOAT CHECKS WILL GET CAUGHT SHORT."

(SOT) (Gail Hillebrand - Consumers Union) (TC 33 26)



"IT BECOMES MUCH MORE IMPORTANT TO KNOW WHETHER THE BANK IS PUTTING A HOLD ON YOUR PAYCHECK OR OTHER DEPOSITS. IF THEY ARE YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE TO WAIT LONGER BEFORE WRITING CHECKS ON THAT DEPOSIT."

(NARR)



Rebecca Lias is a fixed-income senior.

She's suspicious of Check 21, because her bank statement would include only photocopies of her original checks.

(SOT) (Rebecca Lias - Atlanta Resident) (TC 04 01 59)



"SO WHERE'S THE ORIGINAL? LET ME THROW OUT THE ORIGINAL. DON'T YOU DO IT.THAT'S THE PART I AM REALLY CONCERNED ABOUT."

(NARR)



For Tamara Hampton, Check 21 could really hit home...

(SOT) (Tamara) (TC 12 40)



"YOU'LL BE WAY MORE CAUTIOUS. I KNOW I WILL BE FROM NOW ON."

(NARR)



...and affect not only HOW she spends her money, but WHEN.

Mark Strassmann CBS News, Atlanta.))

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It's a pageant where beauty and brains don't matter....
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-London, United Kingdom]


Instead it's more about how you dress that will get the judges attention. The more bizarre the better in the Miss Alternative World competition. You might event get some ideas for a Halloween costume.
This pageant has been going on for more than 30 years in London. Contestants can be either man or woman or superhuman.
And in this competition there are no rules or regulations --anything goes.
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[toss to wx][Tease#2]



[ANCHOR=Joy]
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[WRITER=jen]
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[BOTH MICS HOT]
[ENG#=Aprisa]


Coming up a little later - more highlights from last night's Friday Football Extra matchups.
[ANCHOR=Brent]

and
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[VO-NAT]


we'll find out just how scary one of this year's Halloween blockbusters realy is.
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[Movie-Review]


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[2-SHOT Brent and Joel]
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[TAKE MOVIE CLIP FS]

[SUPER=04-"The Grudge"; Hot change to]
[SUPER=04-Miramax Pictures;]
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((In 2002 a movie called "The Ring" scared the crap out of me. (I'm not even a big fan of scary movies). When I saw the previews for "The Grudge" I thought to myself "this is going to be a "Ring" copycat". Fifteen minutes into "The Grudge" I was hooked. It was so good, I lost track of how many times the hairs on the back of my neck stood up. A very good sign for fans of scary movies!
Sarah Michelle Gellar (from this point on to be referred to as "SMG") is Karen an American nurse living in Tokyo with her boyfriend Doug
(Jason Behr). She works for sort of a "meals on wheels" nursing agency

that sends care givers to patient's homes. When one of the other caregivers doesn't show up for work SMG is sent out in her place. She finds the house a mess and the woman she is supposed to be caring for alone and neglected. It doesn't take long for her to realize that there is something supernatural in the house as she and the woman are attacked by a very strange Japanese ghost (?). I can't tell any more, just go see it!
Like I said earlier, I'm not a big fan of scary movies, but I found "The Grudge" to be tight and very, very scary. One of the most interesting things about the movie is the nonlinear timeline. You see scenes that really don't make sense at first. The filmmakers give you just enough to intrigue you and fill in the blanks later. "The Grudge" isn't a teen scary movie it's intelligent and smart, not the typical drivel that appeals to a younger crowd. This film is a remake of a Japanese film called "Ju-On" but the same director that did the Japanese version also does this version. Very smart! Who else would be able to keep it tight and not "Americanize" it too much. The script is excellent, no major holes to speak of and there are some cameo appearance by some really decent actors. Bill Pullman, Clea Duvall and Grace Zabriskie (you'll recognize her as Susan's mother on Seinfeld) have brief roles, but give good performances. The special effects will remind viewers of "The Ring", but not to the point where it's annoying. The effects are down right terrifying and the movie doesn't rely on them for all of the scares and tension.
If you like to be scared, this movie has got your name written all over it.
Rated: PG-13 Joel's take: 9 out of 10))

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Bath County retired the number of one of last year's best players last night. Plus Craig County gets a step closer to the post season. Mike Stevens has more highlights from Friday Football Extra.

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