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Coming up on News 7-
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U-S troops begin the early stages of a major attack on Fallujah. A defeated school board candidate in Bedford County wants officials to break down the math. And a Dallas soap star dies the same day the show's reunion airs. Plus, a rockin' auction in the city of rock and roll.
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News 7 is next.

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It's expected to be dangerous street-to-street fighting, as coalition forces try to clear the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah.
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Good evening, I'm Myranda Stephens.

[Fallujah-Invasion]


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The first stage of the battle for Fallujah appears to be on. U-S forces stormed parts of the city, seizing the main city hospital and securing two key bridges. But the toughest battle may lie ahead when they cross the river into areas where insurgent defense are strongest. Patty Davis has more.
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[SUPER=01-Lt. Gen. John Sattler/1st Marine Expeditionary Unit; :30]
[SUPER=01-Ayad Allawi/Interim Prime Minister; 1:00]
[SUPER=01-Patty Davis/CBS News; 1:30]
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((IT'S THE FIRST MOVES IN THE BATTLE FOR FALLUJAH.

(nat sound of bombing)


AFTER SUNDOWN AIRSTRIKES POUNDED THIS REBEL STRONGHOLD AS AMERICAN FORCES BEGAN SEIZING PARTS OF THE CITY... INCLUDING A HOSPITAL. AFTER AMERICAN SOLDIERS SECURED THE AREA, IRAQI TROOPS MOVED IN AND DETAINED NUMEROUS MEN OF MILITARY AGE. MANY, FOUND NOT TO BE A THREAT, WERE LATER RELEASED.
AN ALL-OUT GROUND ASSAULT IS EXPECTED TO FOLLOW AND THE YOUNG AMERICAN SOLDIERS... MOST NOVICES OF WAR AND COMBAT... ARE BEING GIVEN THEIR FINAL MARCHING ORDERS.

(sot Gen. John Sattler)

This town is being held by mugs, thugs, murderers and intimidators//Go out and stomp it out where it needs to be stomped.
TODAY THE IRAQI GOVERNMENT ALSO DECLARED A 60-DAY STATE OF EMERGENCY... GRANTING PRIME MINISTER AYAD ALLAWI EXTRAORDINARY POWERS INCLUDING IMPOSING CURFEWS AND RESTRICTING TRAVEL.

(sot Allawi)

My Government is determined to safeguard the Iraqi people
THAT'S BECAUSE INSURGENTS HAVE INTENSIFIED VIOLENCE AROUND THE COUNTRY TO DEMONSTRATE THEIR STRENGTH IN ADVANCE OF THE ATTACK ON FALLUJAH.
IT'S BEEN A BLOODY DAY.
IN BAGHDAD THREE CAR BOMBS EXPLODED... TWO AIMED AT U-S MILITARY CONVOYS THAT KILLED SEVERAL AMERICAN SOLDIERS.
ANOTHER TARGETED THE IRAQI FINANCE MINISTER BUT HE WAS NOT AT HOME WHEN THE ATTACK OCCURRED.
AND POLICE STATIONS IN TOWNS WEST OF BAGHDAD WERE ATTACKED AND WITNESSES SAY POLICE OFFICERS WERE EXECUTED.
FEW IRAQIS TRUST THE INTERIM GOVERNMENT AND THE FULL-SCALE MILITARY OPERATION IN FALLUJAH AND THE STATE OF EMERGENCY WILL NOT BE POPULAR.
Stand Up BUT IRAQI OFFICIALS SAY... WITH THE ELECTION COMING UP IN JANUARY AND FACED WITH THE DAILY CARNAGE.. THEY HAVE SIMPLY RUN OUT OF OPTIONS. PATTY DAVIS, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON ))

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Danville police are investigating an early morning shooting. Officers say around three-thirty, shots were fired in the eleven-hundred block of Lamar Street, injuring two men and a woman. One man was shot in the back. He was flown to the University of Virginia Medical Center. The other male victim was shot three times in the leg, and the woman was shot in the foot. Both were treated for their injuries and released. Police ask anyone with information about the shooting to come forward.

[Bedford-Race]


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Bedford's fifth district school board race came down to one vote on Tuesday, now the losing challenger is asking for a recount.
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Last week the tally for the Big Island school board race had Keith Jones winning by one vote.
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Jones's challenger, Laura Rodes, plans to file for a recount of all the paper ballots submitted in the race. Rodes says she understands the scrutiny that these ballots have already received but believes another close-look couldn't hurt.
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((LAURA RODES:MY UNDERSTANDING IS THE RACE IS CERTIFIED AND FROM THEIR PERSPECTIVE THE RACE IS DONE. BUT THAT IS PART OF THE REASON WHY YOU HAVE A RECOUNT, SO THAT MORE OUTSIDE EYES CAN LOOK AT THE WHOLE PROCESS.))
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Rodes is in the process of securing an attorney to handle the legal issues involved in a recount. A school board meeting is scheduled for this Thursday -- and Rodes says she will be there.
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[Meth-Labs]


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State police say out of nearly 80-suspected methamphetamine labs found in Virginia this year, nearly three-quarters of them have been in the southwest. All but 21 of the labs were in southwest Virginia. Washington and Smyth County authorities each busted 19 suspected meth labs, while 19 more were found in Wythe and Pulaski counties. That compares to 34 raided statewide in all of 2003. Law enforcement officials plan to hold a statewide summit in Richmond, to address how to stem the spread of meth. Officials in the Southwest plan to share their knowledge and expertise with departments from other parts of the state.


[I-77-Ax]


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An early morning accident involving four vehicles closed both *southbound* lanes on Interstate 77 in the Rocky Gap area.
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The accident happened around four-thirty at mile marker 64 in Bland County.
Police say the driver of a tractor trailer lost control and overturned.
Two cars then hit the wrecked big-rig.
A second tractor trailer swerved to miss the cars and hit the first trailer -- tearing it in half, and spilling V-8 juice across the road.
Both lanes had to be closed while workers cleaned up the juice. No one was seriously hurt.
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[581-Closings]


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V-Dot officials say road work planned this week on 581 shouldn't cause too big of a delay.
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Road signs above the Orange Avenue exit on Interstate 581 are going to be replaced. Crews will shut down the *off ramps* to Orange Avenue while they work, but the closures won't be until late in the night.
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((LAURA BULLOCK:THERE IS REALLY NO GOOD TIME TO WORK ON THE MAIN ROADS IN OUR AREA. BUT WE HAVE FOUND THAT DOING SOME NIGHT TIME WORK ON 581 IS BETTER TOLERATED THEN DOING IT DURING THE DAY. WE DO THINK WE ARE GOING TO AFFECT TRAFFIC THAT'S WHY WE HAVE PUT SPECIFIC INFORMATION ON 511 AND ON OUR HIGHWAY ADVISORY RADIO ABOUT WHEN TO EXPECT THE LANE CLOSURES.))
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[VO] On Monday -- the exit ramp from 581 onto westbound Orange Avenue will be closed between 9pm and 5am. Tuesday, the on-ramp leading from eastbound Orange Avenue onto southbound 581 will be closed during the same hours. Rolling road blocks on both nights will also be used to control traffic.
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Still to come on the newscast, some airmen who battled enemy fighters and prejudice are still flying high 60 years later...
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and how did young voters turn out in this election? The results are in, and we'll have some answers in just a few minutes.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, Junior rolls in the land of the cactus while the Skins get back on track in Motown. Plus, the Hoos and Hokies climb the polls, the Dazzle opens training camp, the the Dunkenberger era opens at the Cassell. All that and more on the way in sports.)) [Keel-Obit]

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Many of you watched the Dallas Reunion on C-B-S. But, tonight, the show's cast members are mourning one of their own.
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Actor Howard Keel played the role of Clayton Farlow on the T-V soap. Today he died at his home in Palm Desert, California of colon cancer. Aside from Dallas, Keel also starred in several M-G-M musicals, such as "Kiss Me Kate" "Annie Get Your Gun" and "Showboat." He once said his own favorite film, though, was the exuberant "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.'' Keel was 85-years-old.
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[Youth-Voting]


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Before the election, the pundits speculated just how young voters would affect the vote. But were they energized, or apathetic like in previous elections? Kelly Cobiella has the story.
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((1972 was supposed to be the year of the youth vote... NATS "SIGN HERE" But come election day...
(nats PSA) "DO YOUR THING AND MAKE THOSE LEVERS SWING!"

half of the newly minted young voters back then were no-shows. THIS year, the styles are different, but the question, the same: Did the historically apathetic youth vote spring into action? Despite long lines in college towns across the country....
(NATS MTV PSA) "vote, vote, vote.."

and the months long media blitz from mTv and others, like Sean Puffy Combs and the World Wrestling Federation...
(nats wwf)

The answer at FIRST appeared to be NO.
(MOS) "EVERYONE'S VOTED THAT I KNOW OF. THAT'S SHOCKING ACTUALLY."
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Under 30-voters made up a similar percentage of the total electorate as in 2000. But the raw numbers tell another story... nearly five million more voters under 30 cast ballots this year than in 2000.
(IAN ROWE/MTV) "THERE WAS A SURGE IN OTHER AGE DEMOGRAPHICS SO THE PERCENT STAYED RELATIVELY THE SAME SO SOMEHOW YOUNG

PEOPLE ARE BEING CRITICIZED FOR NOT COMING OUT EVEN BIGGER."
(KELLY COBIELLA) "ON ONE HAND, YOUNG VOTERS HAVE SOMETHING TO CELEBRATE. TURNOUT

WAS THE HIGHEST IT'S BEEN SINCE 1972, WHEN THE VOTING AGE WAS LOWERED TO 18. BACK THEN, HUNTER S. THOMPSON CALLED THE YOUTH VOTING BLOCK A PAPER TIGER. MORE THAN THIRTY YEARS LATER, IT MAY HAVE FOUND ITS BITE." The biggest impact was in battleground states. In Pennsylvania, the youth vote was up dramatically. Still, while a majority of young voters felt compelled to go to the polls...
(SOT KEVIN SPINOZA) "MY MAIN ISSUE WAS THE WAR ON TERRORISM."

For millions of others, it's not a priority.
(MOS) "What did you do instead of voting" "I watched it on TV"

The challenge for BOTH parties now... holding on to their gains... (shot of kid napping on campus) AND finding a way to wake MORE young people from a thirty year VOTING nap. Kelly Cobiella, CBS NEWS, New York.))

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Richmond Mayor-elect Doug Wilder is ready to make some changes in the city's management.
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Wilder says he will replace City Manager Calvin Jamison and Police Chief Andre Parker.
He says both are good men, but that those responsible for the management of the city have not gotten the job done.

The former Democratic governor was elected in a a landslide Tuesday. He said the lopsided victory was a mandate for change and he plans to deliver.
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[Tuskegee-Airmen]


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They battled the war overseas, and the racial war at home --
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And this weekend, surviving members of the Tuskeegee Airmen were reunited in South Carolina for their 60th anniversary. The Airmen made history in becoming the first black fighter pilots to serve in the U-S military, and became some of America's most elite fighters in World War Two. But, at a time when Jim Crow segregation was the law of the land, the very idea of a black pilot was unthinkable.
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((CHARLES MCGHEE: IT TOOK A LOT OF PRESSURE, EVEN A LAWSUIT, BEFORE THE ARMY DECIDED, AND THEY SAID WE STUDIED IT, WE KNOW IT WON'T WORK, BUT WE'LL EXPERIMENT.))
[SUPER=01-Ret. Col. Charles E. McGhee/Tuskegee Airman;]
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The experiment obviously DID work. The Airmen ended World War Two as the only fighter group never to lose a bomber to the enemy. They flew more than 700-missions.
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Still to come on the newscast, still have that Halloween pumpkin lying around? We'll show you a way to get rid of it that's ALMOST out of this world...
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and these guitars are making some sweet music for charity.
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[Commercial]

[Rock-Auction]


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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland struck a real chord last night with some music fans.
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Hundreds turned out to the Hall to take part in a guitar auction. Bids were placed on guitars with elaborate designs -- from a John Lennon guitar to one with the image of Nine-Eleven.

But, the chance to take home a ten-foot tall fiberglass replica of the Fender Stratocaster brought out some of rock's biggest names -- like Alice Cooper.
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((ALICE COOPER/MUSICIAN: WE'VE BEEN OUT ON TOUR SINCE THE LATE 60S. I'VE LOST COUNT ON HOW MANY TIMES WE'VE BEEN IN CLEVELAND. YOU KNOW THIS IS LIKE DETROIT, AND CLEVELAND AND THE WHOLE MIDWEST IS LIKE, THAT'S THE BREAD AND BUTTER OF ROCK -N- ROLL.))
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Proceeds from Saturday night's auction will go to the United Way of Greater Cleveland, as well as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's Education Fund.
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[Stocked-Market]


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A popular holiday bazaar is coming back this year to the Salem Civic Center.
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The Junior League of Roanoke Valley is bringing back the Stocked Market for the sixteenth year. The Stocked Market fundraiser has raised some impressive dollar amounts in the past -- which is used to help the women of the Roanoke Valley.
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[IN Q=The stocked markey is our largest]

((REGINA CARSON:THE STOCKED MARKET IS OUR LARGEST FUNDRAISER AND IT EARNS MORE THAN A HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR AND IT'S EARNED MORE THAN A MILLION DOLLARS SINCE ITS INCEPTION. AND WE USE THE MONEY TO PROVIDE GRANTS TO THE COMMUNITY AND TO TRAIN OUR MEMBERS-- THAT SORT OF THING.))
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Tickets are eight dollars and good for all three days. Children twelve and under get in free with a paid adult.
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[TAKE WEBADDRESS E522 FS] For more information you can find a link to the Junior League's website at WDBJ7.com. Click on "Websites in the News".

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[S-Extra]


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Coming up, Week 9 NFL Highlights, Junior rules in the desert, plus, Tech and UVA climb the polls, and the Dazzle opens training camp, but first our extra point,
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[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/ABC Sports; :]


Retief Goosen outlasted Tiger Woods to win the season ending Tour Championship just outside Atlanta. Goosen, the US Open Champ, fired a final round 64 to finish at 11-under par, 4 better than Tiger.
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[S-Phoenix]


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Dale Earnhardt, Jr. jumped right back into the Chase for the Nextel Cup by winning his second straight race in Phoenix--Sunday's Checker Auto Parts 500.
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[SUPER=03-Avondale, AZ/NBC Sports; :00]


Points leader Kurt Busch overcame a couple of mishaps including this mess early in the race to finish 10th and maintain his lead with two races left.
Junior got past Jeff Gordon with 9 laps to go and then had to survive a green, white, checkers finish to take the win.
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[S-Skins]


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The Washington Redskins got back in the win column Sunday in Detroit thanks to some solid defense and special teams, and another hefty dose of Clinton Portis.
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Portis rushed for a buck 47, but here he shows off his quarterback skills. The 15 yard TD pass to Laveurnaeus Coles put the Skins up 10-3 in the third quarter.
[SUPER=30-Washington/17/Detroit/10/;]

Walt Harris turned in a touchdown off the blocked punt and Washington won its 3rd game of the season 17 to 10.
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[S-Steelers]


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[WIPE TO ENG!!]
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Ben Rothlisberger ended the Patriots unbeaten streak last week, and today the rookie did it to the undefeated Eagles. The kid tossed 2 touchdown passes in the battle for the Keystone State.
[SUPER=30-Philadelphia/3/Pittsburgh/27/;]

The bus, Jerome Bettis did his part by rushing for 149 yards as the Steelers whipped Philly 27 to 3.
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[S-Blitz]


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[WIPE TO ENG!!]
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At the Meadowlands, Tiki Barber rushed for 72 yards and two TD's, but the Giants committed 5 turnovers, and Anthony Thomas scored twice for the Bears who knocked off New York 28 to 21.
[SUPER=03-St. Louis/Fox Sports; :]


The Pats bounced back from last week's loss to take out the Rams. Tom Brady threw for two touchdowns in the 40 to 22 New England win.
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/Fox Sports; :]


And in Charlotte, Jefferson Forest grad Jake Grove made his first start of the year for the Raiders at right guard. Big Jake must have done a few things right. The Raiders rushed for 3 scores in a 27-24 victory.
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[S-Bowl]


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A day after the Carolina win, Tech's Mike Imoh has been credited with the school's single game rushing record. A 7 yard carry by Imoh was inadvertently given to Justin Hamilton, so now Imoh officially ran for 243 yards in the game.

The Hokies are now 16th in the new polls, and with 7 wins they are also now bowl eligible. The players say they plan to do nothing but get better for the upcoming stretch run.
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[S-UVA]


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Virginia is now 11th in the Coaches Poll and 10th in the AP. Miami comes to town this weekend, with plenty at stake.
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[S-Ladies]


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[WIPE TO ENG!!]
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Premier Sports vs. Lady Hokies; :00]


The Beth Dunkenberger era is officially underway in Blacksburg.
Her Hokies made short work of Premier Sports in today's exhibition.
Four Hokies reached double figures including Fran Recchia who knocked in 14 points.
[SUPER=33-Premier Sports/51/Virginia Tech/92/;]

Erin Gibson went to work down low. She finished with 7 points and 13 rebounds as Tech rolled by a final of 92 to 51.
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[S-Dazzle]


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The Roanoke Dazzle opened training camp tonight with 16 players on the roster.
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The team must get down to 10 within two weeks.
Corey Alexander is back in the fold, along with Mike King and George Williams. Among those trying to make the team are former Tech players Brian Chase and Terry Taylor.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Kent Davison/Dazzle Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=just compete..that's gonna be the big thing."]
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[S-Soccer]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-175 TC11054]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke College]
[ENG#=1]


For the third time in the past four seasons, Roanoke College has won the ODAC men's soccer championship. Today the Maroons blanked Lynchburg College 2 to nothing.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Cary, NC/Fox Sports Net; :00]


In women's soccer, UVA and Carolina went to penalty kicks tied at 1-all.
Kristen Weiss tallied the game winner, and Christina DeVries came up with one final save as the Cavaliers won it 5-4 on PK's.
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[Pumpkin-Chunking]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sra]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=1]

Footballs were not the only thing flying in the air today, so were pumpkins.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Millsboro, DE]

The ninteenth annual World Championship Punkin Chunkin contest was held in Millsboro, Delware. Thousands of people gathered at this year's event to see how far the old pumpkins could be thrown. Participants from all over the country build their own workable catapults and test them in the contest by seeing how far a pumpkin can be chucked. A trebuchet (TREH-buh-shay) named "Old Glory" was the winner of the contest, tossing a pumpkin more than 4-thousand feet. (------------)