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All bodies have now been recovered from the site of yesterday's plane crash....
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Tonight the latest live from Patrick County- plus just how much do race car drivers rely on planes to get where they're going.
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Tonight on News 7 sports - the new BCS rankings are out tonight, the Cavs are off this week,
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and the Florida Gators fire head coach Ron Zook - effective at season's end.
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Big improvements in our weather conditions but how long will they last? That story straight ahead.
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News 7 is next.
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The National Transportation Safety Board begins its investigation of yesterday's plane crash... It's tought work on the side of Bull Mountain.
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Meanwhile, one retired driver says the crash won't change auto racing's reliance on aircraft.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon. Keith is off tonight

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Investigators say the Hendrick Motorsports airplane that crashed yesterday in Patrick County made an unsuccessful approach to the Martinsville airport before it crashed into Bull Mountain.
The remains of all ten victims were recovered today and brought to Roanoke.
Crews have been at the site all day...
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and tonight Joe Dashiell is in Patrick Springs where they updated reporters a short time ago.
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Weather is one factor that figures into the NTSB investigation. National Weather Service Officials say there was heavy fog in the region at the time.
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The weather report at the Blue Ridge airport around 12:20 yesterday afternoon showed a light mist in the air.
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The clouds were also about 600 feet above the ground, which means hills or mountains may have been partially covered.

Meteorologists say pilots often need special instrument training before they can fly in fog.
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((HENDRICUS LULOFS: CERTAINLY IT IS ONE OF THE MORE DIFFICULT THINGS, PERHAPS ONLY SUPERSEDED BY STRONG WINDS OR WIND SHEER. VISIBILITY WHICH IS USUALLY OBSCURED BY FOG A VERY IMPORTANT PLAYER IN AVIATION.))
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At the time of the crash, visibility was down to about 5-miles.
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[Mast]


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While they're in the business of cars, these days, NASCAR professionals do most of their traveling by plane. Many say it's not just a convenience, but a necessity. [***News 7 @ 6 IN MONITOR***]
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Myranda Stephens is here to explain. Jean, the race car business is the same both on and off the track.
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You gotta be fast to stay ahead of the competition, or get left behind in the dust.
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(([NAT SOUND OF RICK ] Former NASCAR driver Rick Mast remembers a time when race car teams actually traveled to the Sunday races by car.
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[runs10] ((WELL WHAT THAT DID WAS MAKE MONDAYS USELESS TO ANY RACE TEAM, MONDAY WAS BASICALLY NONEXISTENT B/C THE TEAMS IF THEY DID GET BACK IN ON MONDAY, SUNDAY NIGHT OR MONDAY MORNINGS THEY WERE'N'T WORTH A FLIP ALL DAY 41)) So, it was around the late 1980s, when he began to notice more people were opting for the air, rather than the road. In fact, there were many times when he himself flew into the Blue Ridge Airport on a foggy day.
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[runs13] ((you're just in a fog, all you can see is the instruments, you don't see anything, you're basically relying on the isntruments to tell you where you're at and what you're doing and the pilot has to be up on what he's doing to make those decisions13)) Mast says even though Sunday's crash only adds to the already existing concerns surrounding NASCAR and aviation -- he doubts it will change the industry.
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[runs10] ((B/C IT'S A BUSINESS TOOL FOR ALL OF US, WE HAVE THESE PLANES, IT'S NOT A LUXURY, IT'S NOT SOMETHING THAT'S FRIVOLOUS TO US, IT'S SOMETHING WE HAVE TO HAVE IT'S SOMETHING WE USE AS A BUSINESS TOOL.)) ))
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Mast says because the Blue Ridge Airport is not controlled, and surrounded by mountains, it's possible the Hendrick plane could have misapproached it, causing it to hit the side of the mountain... Then again, he says it's possible the plane's instruments just failed.
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Of course, Jean, all of this is just speculation.
The real answers will come much later, following the investigation.

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A controversial development in Roanoke County has people riled up yet again.
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Kahn Development plans to build an upscale shopping center called Keagy Village at the corner of Route 419 and Keagy Road next to Allstate Insurance.
The company is now asking Roanoke County for nearly one million dollars in tax incentives to make improvements to Route 419.
One Supervisor says the request is not unusual.
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((RICHARD FLORA/ROANOKE CO. SUPERVISOR: IT'S VERY COMMON. YOU LOOK AT THE INCENTIVES THAT WE HAVE ALREADY GIVEN OVER THE LAST FEW YEARS, SOME MAJOR ONES, THEY ARE ALL OF PUBLIC RECORD. WAL-MART, LOWE'S, FINKS. WE DID AN INCENTIVE PROJECT RIGHT DOWN FROM KEAGY AT BRAMBELTON AND 419.))
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The Board of Supervisors had originally planned to consider the request at tomorrow's afternoon meeting.
Instead, it'll take it up at it's nightly meeting at seven tomorrow night.
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More help for the victims of last month's flooding.
Next on News 7 at Six, another disaster recovery center is up and running.
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Plus why the local food bank is picking up and moving-
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((WE WERE ACTUALLY AT RISK OF LOSING OVER 60 PERCENT OF THE FOOD SUPPLY IF WE DID NOT MOVE NOW))
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Why the problems and where the food bank is going- coming up.
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Flood victims from Tropical Depression Jeanne in Montgomery County now have a place to go for help.
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A disaster recovery center opened this morning at the Christiansburg Rescue Squad. The center will be open from 9 to 6 Monday through Thursday and Saturday. To show up you must first call 1-800-621- FEMA to register.
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((GIL BUTLER: PEOPLE DON'T LIKE TO TALK ON TELEPHONES ALL THAT MUCH. BUT YOU HAVE TO REGISTER FIRST. THAT'S WHY WE SET THESE UP. SO THAT IF THEY REALLY WANT TO GET INFORMATION FACE TO FACE WITH A REAL PERSON THEY CAN COME HERE AND GET IT))
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The center closes on Saturday and will move to Stuart in Patrick County.
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Move or lose- That was the notice given to the Second Harvest food bank in Roanoke- from two of its major food suppliers.
The bank receives 60 percent of its food supply from the government and the National food bank-
Both said shape up or lose shipments of food.
So the food bank is moving.
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((PAM IRVINE/SOUTHWEST VA. SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK: THE FACILITY DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENT FOR STORING AND DISTRIBUTING FOOD.
With freezers that break down, limited storage space and a leaky roof, this old facility in Roanoke has past its expiration date-
At risk of losing a big portion of its food supply- the local food bank had a dilemna.SO IF WE DIDN'T MOVE WE WOULDN'T HAVE GOTTEN THAT FOOD.. SO WE HAD TO MAKE A CHOICE.
The choice was to say goodbye to the old digs- and plan to move to the old P-Y-A Monarch food warehouse in Salem.. THE SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK HAS BEEN IN THE SHENANDOAH AVENUE BUILDING SINCE 1991. WITH JUST 30 THOUSAND SQUARE FEET OF SPACE, THE NEW FACILITY TRIPLES THAT AMOUNT. The building on electric road is big- with eight loading docks, rows and rows of shelving for food, and freezers so big the entire **old** builidng could fit inisde them. RAY WEAVER/COORDINATING THE MOVE: IT'S A MOVE FOR THIS OPERATION FROM THE STONE AGE TO THE COMPUTER AGE.. IT'S THAT DYNAMIC.
Like many things in the computer age- it'll cost money- nearly three and half million dollars.
While buying the building puts the food bank in the red- managers have faith the green will follow. PAM IRVINE: A LOT OF TIMES WE OPERATE ON FAITH. WE HAVEN'T EVEN STARTED A CAMPIAGN YET. WE WILL IN THE NEAR FUTURE.))
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Right now the Irvine (Ir-vin) says the focus is on the move- many volunteers are helping with that.
The move begins on Wednesday. The new facility opens next week.

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A company that wants to build a shooting preserve in Nelson County wants its case on the legal fast track.
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Orion Sporting Group was turned down for a conditional use permit to allow shooting sports on 450 acres of land it owns near Wingina (win-JY-nuh).
Orion appealed the supervisors' decision to the circuit court ... earlier this month a judge ruled the board's refusal amounted to a county-wide ban on hunting.
Part of the company's lawsuit against Nelson County is now moving forward and Orion today asked for the case to go to trial before the end of the year.
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A drop in oil prices didn't excite investors. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW lost eight points today.
The NASDAQ dropped about a point.
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Some Community College students are now guaranteed admission to Virginia Tech.
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It's part of a new deal between the Community College System and Virginia Tech made official in Richmond today. Community college students, who meet certain requirements, are guaranteed a spot in the Agriculture and Life Sciences program at Tech. Officials say the deal is an effort to get more Virginians into the field of agriculture, which reaps more than 12- billion dollars a year.
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((CHARLES STEGER/VIRGINIA TECH PRESIDENT: TRADITIONAL FARMING IS BLOWING BY THE WAYSIDE, BUT AGRICULTURE IS STILL A HUGE BUSINESS IN THE COMMONWEALTH AND WE NEED VERY WELL TRAINED, HIGHLY QUALIFIED FOLKS TO KEEP THAT PART OF THE ECONOMY GOING FORWARD.))
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Governor Mark Warner praises the deal and says he'd like to see more partnerships in the future.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Tonight on News 7 Sports - the new BCS rankings are out, and so is Ron Zook.
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And UVa is off this coming Saturday, before beginning the stretch run that will determine the Cavs postseason vacation spot.
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The second set of BCS standings were released this afternoon, and the Oklahoma Sooners have quieted the critics of the BCS for at least a week by moving
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[GO TO APRISA 1074] into the number two position behind number one Southern Cal. The Sooners jumped past the Miami Hurricanes this week, while Auburn is fourth and Florida State fifth. By beating Duke, UVa actually dropped a spot falling to number 16. The Hokies moved up three spots to number 22 without even playing.
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Tech is in Atlanta this Thursday night playing Georgia Tech. The Hokies are favored by four and a half points over the Ramblin Wreck. Each team has two losses on the season.
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Also, ABC TV is exercising its six day option on the start time for both the Virginia Tech at North Carolina game on November 6th and the Maryland at UVa game.
They will either be at Noon or 3:30, and we'll know the answer no later than this coming Sunday afternoon.

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13th ranked Virginia could not have had better timing for its bye week. Steve Mason has more on the Cavs off week after downing Duke 37-16.
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((Al Groh's theme after Florida State of every postion is a tryout every week continues. Against Duke, freshman tight end Tom Santi lined up at fullback and hauled in two passes for 62 yards against Duke. Heath Miller produced half that yardage but helped block for a UVa running attack that racked up 348 yards. ((:)) His quarterback could not do a lot of things. Marques hagans hip is still banged up and the bye week this week could not have come at a better time. ((:)) ((:)) ((:))
A bye week before playing the last four opponents who are a combined 18 and 8. Miami is ranked second, Virginia Tech 22nd and Georgia Tech and Maryland are always dangerous.)) ((:)) ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:AL GROH WILL GIVE HIS TEAM OFF MOST OF TH THIS WEEK. THE CAVALIERS DO NOT RETURN TO PRACTICE UNTIL THURSDAY. STEVE MASON NEWS 7 SPORTS.))
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Also for the second time this year and the fourth time in his career, UVa's Elton Brown has been named the ACC's offensive lineman of the week.

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The Florida Gators are once again out of the top 25, and that is not sitting well with the folks in Gainesville.
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Head coach Ron Zook was fired today, two days after the Gators lost to Mississippi State and fell to 4 and 3 overall and just 2 and 3 in the SEC. Zook, who coached at Virginia Tech in Frank Beamer's first season replaced Steve Spurrier three years ago - Now one has to wonder if Spurrier might return.
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Zook will be allowed to finish out this season.

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Out of five mid-Atlantic states from Delaware to West Virginia, Amherst County has done the most to protect its local drinking water resources.
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The Environmental Protection Agency today honored the county and town of Amherst with its Source Water Protection award during a ceremony at Mill Creek Lake.
The E-P-A says Amherst has been about twenty years ahead of its time when it comes to how it manages the watersheds that supply the area with drinking water.
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((PETE WEBER/EPA REGION 3 MANAGER: YOU CAN SAY THAT IT COULD HAPPEN ANYWHERE IN THE COUNTRY. BECAUSE THEY HAVE THE RESOURCE, AND THEN THEY REALIZE THAT IT'S COST-EFFECTIVE TO PROTECT IT AS OPPOSED TO CLEAN UP AFTERWARDS.))
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Amherst County has used local regulations, education and water quality monitoring to protect its water resources since 1984.
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