[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]

There's new information on Sunday's crash in Patrick County.
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[ENG#=1]
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And a report on the A-B-C's of raising triplets.
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[Sports-head]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
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[ENG#=2]


In sports, Dale Earnhardt Junior comments on the losses in the Rick Hendrick family, the Red Sox will not world series sweep
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[VO-NAT]


and Jimmy Spencer was arrested this past Sunday at his home.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


Just like last week, it's more of the drizzle and cool temperatures. How long it will last coming up.
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[ANCHOR=Jean 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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[ENG#=3]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


A Hendrick family member visits the site of Sunday's plane crash, as federal authorities report more progress in their investigation.
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


Meanwhile, race fans gather near Charlotte to pay their respects.
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[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Keith Humphry.
[Plane-Crash]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=1:37:34 on 04-36]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-shot]


The visit came on day four of the investigation.
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


Federal authorities are wrapping up their work at the accident site.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Jean & JoeD /Starlink;]


Joe Dashiell is in Patrick County with more today's developments.
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[SUPER=@Joe1;]
[SUPER=05-Patrick Co.]
(adlib of the hendrick family)

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[SUPER=03-Patrick Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Lester Harrell/Patrick Co. Volunteer; 18 ]
[SUPER=04-Yesterday; 45]
[SUPER=01-Brian Rayner/NTSB Investigator; 56]
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[Memorial]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
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Race fans and friends of the Hendrick family are gathered at this hour for a public memorial service.
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[LIVE= Satellite Full]
[SUPER=05-Harrisburg, NC]


This is a live picture from the Hendrick Motorsports Complex near Charlotte, North Carolina where _____ have gathered.
Tonight's public memorial service is being conducted by Motor Racing Outreach. Members of that organization have been counseling the Hendrick family and employees all week.
Private funeral services for the ten people killed in the crash will be held tomorrow and Friday.
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[81-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=04-46 TC2:05:09]
[GRAPHIC=I-81 Accident]
[ENG#=1]

An accident on Interstate 81 slowed traffic and sent two people to the hospital.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]

It happened just before eleven A-M near Exit 167 in the southbound lanes... the same site as last week's big accident.
State Police say 72 year old Theresa Moramarco (mora- Marco) of Florida drifted into the right lane and hit a beer truck. She was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital, along with a passenger who lost a finger in the wreck. Moramarco is charged with reckless driving.
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[Radford-drug]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=04-35 TC1:13:34]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]

The alleged ring leader of a gang of drug dealers in Radford stands alone- -now that 13 of his co-defendants have pled guilty.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Eighteen year old Ashley Nicole Franklin was among those who went to New York to get crack cocaine for sale in the New River Valley. She started using coke at age 16. Franklin and the others face minimum mandatory ten year prison terms for their part in conspiring to distribute more than 50 grams of cocaine. However, because they have cooperated with the government, they could get little or no time to serve, especially
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=None]

if they testify against Richard Lighty, a reputed member of the "Bloods" street gang from New York.

[Effinger]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=04-34 TC1:25:13]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=3]


A Rockbridge County school WILL be renovated along with two others.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co./October 14;]

Effinger Elementary was originally left out of a plan to upgrade three schools at the same time. This week, the Board of Supervisors approved 3-point-8 million dollars for the work. School officials say now, all of the county's five elementary schools will be brought up to current standards. Effinger is the smallest school in Rockbridge County, with 116 students.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[WRITER=dse]
[SS=NONE]
[ENG#=APRISA]


The deadline to get an absentee ballot is fast approaching.
Still ahead on News 7, what you need to know if you won't be able to vote on Tuesday.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


And any child can be a handful... but try identical triplets.
We'll see how one local family is getting used to the tiring situation.
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[1st-Wx]
[Absentee-Ballots]

(MINI OPEN)



[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-38 TC1:09:46]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2004]
[ENG#=1]


Planning to be out of town on election day?
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape;]

If so, tomorrow is the last day to submit an application by mail for an absentee ballot. To find out if you qualify to vote absentee or to apply for a ballot, you can contact your local registrars office.
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[TAKE WDBJ WEB ADDRESS FS] You can also download an application from the state board of elections website. There's a link from ours at W-D-B-J-7- -dot- -com. Just click on websites in the news.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=HOLD]

Registrars must receive applications by mail or fax by five- p-m tomorrow. Voters have until Saturday to apply in person.

[BOUCHER]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-30 TC1:56:56]

[***ANCHOR TAG***]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2004]
[ENG#=2]

It's hard to go up against a longtime incumbent, but two men are trying in the 9th district Congressional Rae. Democrat Rick Boucher has held the job for the last 22 years. New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel DePompa talked with the incumbent about some of the issues.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Congressman Rick Boucher.]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Rick Boucher/(D) 9th District Candidate; :15]
[SUPER=@Rachel1; 1:21]
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[OUT Q=RD, News 7.]

(( Congressman Rick Boucher's been fighten' for the 9th for 22 years. But for the next 5 days he'll be fighting for a 12th straight term in office. He says the hallmark of his time in office has been job creation.

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[SOT: 16:55:57:00 to :07]
[IN Q=echo star]

((BOUCHER:ECHO STAR IN THE NRV- PFIZER AND TETRA PRODUCTS IN PULASKI AND MONTGOMERY COUNTIES, HARVEST PHARMACEUTICALS IN GRAYSON COUNTY. TRW IN SMYTH COUNTY .)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=smyth county]


Boucher's Showcasing Southwest Virginia Program has helped create 3-thousand jobs since 1997. And he says more announcements are just around the corner. As far as health care is concerned, the congressman says last year's Medicare bill only scratched the surface of the problem. He says much more still needs to be done to take care of the nations 45 million uninsured.

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[IN Q=we don't need]

((BOUCHER: WE DON'T NEED A LARGE GOVERNMENT PROGRAM TO DO IT. BUT THE GOVERNMENT NEEDS TO PROVIDE TAX CREDITS TO INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE FINANCIAL NEED TO ENABLE THEM TO PURCHASE. PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE.)) [RUNS:11]
[OUT Q=health insurance.]


Boucher says the U-S must find a way to achieve stability in Iraq. He says failure is NOT an option. But he does disagree with the president on how we make this happen.

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[SOT: 16:49:44:00 ]
[IN Q=The united states]

((BOUCHER:THE US NEEDS TO GO BACK TO THE UNITED NATIONS. WE NEED TO GO BACK TO OUR LONG TERM ALLIES... WHO FOR A VARIETY OF REASONS HAVE CHOOSE NOT TO TAKE PART IN OPERATIONS TO DATE. AND WE NEED TO ENCOURAGE THEM TO BE OUR PARTNERS TO ASSURE STABILITY OVER THE LONG TERM IN IRAQ :59 )) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=in Iraq.]


The congressman also touts the importance of funding tourism initiatives in the region, and his work to create a network of small business incubators. Boucher says he's accomplished a lot for the region.. but there's still a lot more fighting for the ninth he's like to do. Rachel DePompa, News 7.))
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=HOLD]

Tomorrow on News 7 at 6:00, we'll feature the Republican Candidate in the 9th District race, Kevin Triplett.

[Rockbridge-Prosecutors]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=04-32 TC1:47:59]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2004]
[ENG#=3]


A special election to fill the commonwealth's attorney position in Rockbridge County features two men from opposite sides of the courtroom.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington;]

Republican Bucky Joyce served as an assistant prosecutor for 18 years in Rockbridge, and acting commonwealth's attorney since this summer. He says the team in place is the right one for the area.
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[SOT - 11:51:35]
[IN Q=We have a good cohesive...]

((ROBERT "BUCKY" JOYCE/(R) COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY CANDIDATE; WE HAVE A GOOD COHESIVE OFFICE, WORK WELL TOGETHER, WORK WELL WITH THE COMMUNITY LAW ENFORCEMENT. I GUESS MY COLLOQUIAL SAYING IS DON'T FIX IT IF IT AIN'T BROKE.))
[SUPER=01-Robert "Bucky" Joyce/(R) Commonwealth's Attorney Candidate;]
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[OUT Q=if it ain't broke.]
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[VO-NAT]

Democratic candidate David Natkin has practicing law for 21 years in Lexington. He says that experience as a defense attorney has prepared him for prosecuting cases.
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[IN Q=There's reall no magic...]

((DAVID NATKIN/(D) COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY CANDIDATE; THERE'S REALLY NO MAGIC ON BEING ON ONE SIDE OR THE OTHER. THE LAW IS THE SAME DEALING WITH THE WITNESSES IS THE SAME, PRESENTING EVIDENCE, AND BEING SUCCESSFUL IN THE COURTROOM IS SOMETHING YOU CAN DO ON EITHER SIDE.))
[SUPER=01-David Natkin/(D) Commonwealth's Attorney Candidate;]
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[OUT Q=can do on either side.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]

The commonwealth's attorney position opened when Gordon Saunders was appointed to the bench this summer.

[Memorial]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
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Race fans and friends of the Hendrick family are gathered at this hour for a public memorial service.
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[LIVE= Satellite Full]
[SUPER=05-Harrisburg, NC]


This is a live picture from the Hendrick Motorsports Complex near Charlotte, North Carolina where _____ have gathered.
Tonight's public memorial service is being conducted by Motor Racing Outreach. Members of that organization have been counseling the Hendrick family and employees all week.
Private funeral services for the ten people killed in the crash will be held tomorrow and Friday.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
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[WRITER=dse]
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Blue chips posted their first back-to-back triple-digit gains in almost 18 months. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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[SUPER=440-x/113.55/10002.03/x/41.20/1969.99;]
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


The DOW jumped 114 points today.
The NASDAQ climbed 41.
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[SPONSOR ANNOUNCE]
[COMMERCIAL]
[Triplets]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=04-37 TC49:10]
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


HE teaches at Radford, and SHE's a teacher at Dublin Elementary.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

But, together, Michael and April Moore are being schooled in a different way, as parents of identical triplets. Myranda Stephens has more.
[ENG#=1]
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[IN Q=dressed in camouflage]
[SUPER=03-Dublin :00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/March 31; :17]
[SUPER=01-April Moore/Mother of Identical Triplets; :37]
[SUPER=01-Michael Moore/Father of Identical Triplets; 1:04]
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(( [NATS OF BABIES @ 13:59:54???] [RUNS02] Dressed in camouflage pants, the Moore soldiers are ready for their mission: Operation just get through the day. [NATS @ 14:48:05 Michael picks them up... "alright"]
[SOT 4125][COVER BITE???]

[RUNS03] ((I'M REALLY BUSY IN THE STRETCH, I LIKE TO STAY BUSY IN THE STRETCH, BUT NOT THIS BUSY IN THE STRETCH.)) Michael and April Moore formed their little army in March, when they gave birth to a rare set of identical triplets. Identified in the hospital as babies A-B-and-C... Anderson, Bay and Campbell, are now their own individuals... with distinct personalities -- Anderson's the quiet one-- and pounds.
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[RUNS07] ((APRIL MOORE: IF THEY'RE ALL THREE TOGETHER I CAN TELL THEM APART PRETTY EASILY -- ANDERSON'S 16-POUNDS, BAY'S 15 AND CAMPBELL'S 14 AND A HALF.)) But, keeping this Army in order also requires a little outside help --from Mom.
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[RUNS07] ((APRIL MOORE: MOM COMES IN AND SHE COMES EVERY MORNING AT SIX O'CLOCK AND GET EM FED IN THE MORNING. SHE'S THE BIGGEST HELP.)) [NATS OF RILEY @ 14:03:17] [RUNS02] And as if having babies in threes isn't enough -- the Moores also have the terrible twos -- big brother Riley. [MORE NATS OF RILEY @ 14:03:23] [RUNS02]
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[RUNS08] ((MICHAEL MOORE: HE HELPS OUT EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE HE'LL GIVE A PASSIE OR THEIR BOTTLE, OR GIVE THEM A BURP (?). IT'LL LAST ABOUT 10 OR 15 SECONDS THEN HE WANTS TO GO PLAY.)) And even though their home may get a little hectic at times, [NATS OF RILEY RUNNING @ ???] the Moores wouldn't have it any other way.
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[RUNS08] ((MICHAEL MOORE: IT'S REMARKABLY WELL, HOW WELL WE'RE DOING WITH THEM I MEAN THEY'RE GREAT BABIES, THEY'RE GREAT BABIES.)) Mission accomplished. Myranda Stephens, News 7, Dublin.))

[Sports tease]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=APRISA]


The red Sox talk about facing a dangerous Cardinals team in the world series, Nextel Cup driver Jimmy Spencer is arrested,
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[VO-NAT]


and Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer talks about the Yellow Jackets very dangerous quarterback.
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[S-VT]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-176 TC14219]
[GRAPHIC=ACC]
[ENG#=1]


The Virginia Tech Hokies are prepping for their 10th Thursday night appearance in school history. Tech hits the road for Atlanta to square off with Georgia Tech and exciting, yet inconsistent quarterback Reggie Ball. The sophomore is third in the ACC in total offense.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Hokies Head Coach; :00]
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[S-Cburg]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-182 1:19:21]
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[ENG#=2]


Christiansburg's football team is off to its first 7 and OH start in school history and due to wins over state powers Salem and Cave Spring,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Week]

the Blue Demons Region III Division III power ranking puts them number one in the region and in the state, which means if the playoffs started today Christiansburg would have home field advantage until the state championship.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Tim Cromer/Christiansburg Head Coach; :06]
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[OUT Q=....district"]
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[S-Racing]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-180 1:39:29]
[GRAPHIC=Hendrick motrot sports]
[ENG#=3]


Nextel Cup drivers continue to express their sadness and support for Rick Hendrick and his family after their tragic losses this Past Sunday. Today, it was Dale Earnhardt jr.'s turn. Junior, as much as anyone, knows about what it's like to lose a loved one.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt Jr./Driver #8 Budweiser Chevy; :00]
[RUNS=:31]
[OUT Q=..hendrick organization"]
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[S-NASCAR]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-177 1:43:00]
[GRAPHIC=nextel cup]
[ENG#=4]


NASCAR driver Jimmy Spencer was arrested for interfering with police as they attempted to serve a warrant on his son.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]

Officers went to Spencer's home Sunday night in Cornelius, North Carolina to arrest his 18-year-old son on a misdemeanor charge of injury to personal property. He is accused of pouring paint on two cars. Spencer was charged with two misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct and resisting a public officer. Spencer finished 29th at Martinsville.
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[S-Series]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-179 1:12:56]
[GRAPHIC=World series]
[ENG#=1]


The Boston Red Sox can end 86 years of frustration tonight in game four of the World Series.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-St. Louis, MO/FOX; :00]


The Sox lead the St. Louis Cardinals three games to none in their best of seven series despite committing eight errors in three games. The Cardinals have been horrible with runners in scoring position. Boston is hardly celebrating, considering the Sox were themselves in a OH-3 hole against the Yankees and pulled out the series win.
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[SOT]
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[SUPER=01-Terry Francona/Boston Manager; :00]
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[OUT Q=.........only way"]
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[Petty-Car]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=04-50 TC01:06]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

For years the number 43 race car sped around NASCAR tracks throughout the county.
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


Today it raced into a local elementary school spreading an anti-drug message.
[ENG#=1]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

Benny Vickers brought the car to Clearbrook Elementary school this morning. Vickers is a former drag racer turned anti-drug advocate. He told the kids saying no to drugs saved his life when he was a soldier in Vietnam. That determination led to a career in racing.
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[SOT@19:49:59.23]
[IN Q=I was in Vietnam...]

((BENNY VICKERS/ANTI-DRUG ADVOCATE: I WAS IN VIETNAM GOT SHOT 4-TIMES AND LEARNED SOME VALUABLE LESSONS OVER THERE- SAY NO TO DRUGS AND I DID SAY NO TO DRUGS ALWAYS HAVE. ALWAYS BEEN A RACER MYSELF AND WANTED TO DO THE RACING. I'VE ALWAYS SAID NO AND WANTED KIDS TO DO THE SAME THING.))
[SUPER=01-Benny Vickers/Anti-Drug Advocate]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=.. the same thing.]
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[VO-NAT]

Vickers also gave the kids collector trucks.
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