08/31/05

News-7 at 6

KEITH 2-Shot KEITH 2-Shot


A one-day record for increases in
the price of gasoline- -in large part
fueled by Hurricane Katrina.

ENG#=1 VO NAT


VO NAT


JEAN 2-Shot JEAN 2-Shot

We'll explain what's happening at
the pump and why the hike is so steep.

And observe some of the positive
results of the crisis as crews head
south to help out.


(END VO) END VO


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MIKE ON CAM MIKE ON CAM

Tonight on News 7 sports -
Florida State names its starting
quarterback.

We'll meet a Keydet who knows all
about second chances.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT



VO-NAT And the Hokies and Hoos get


together today in Lynchburg for a joint
announcement to benefit both schools.

(END VO) END VO


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ROBIN ON CAM ROBIN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None As the overall weather pattern settles


down across the country, tropical storm
Lee forms in the Atlantic. But it
won't cause us any problems. I'll show
you why.
KEITH 4-Shot KEITH 4-Shot

News Seven at Six is next
Open (Open)

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*CG 4054


*CG 306


*CG standup Keith Humphry
khumphry@wdbj7.com


*CG standup Jean Jadhon
jjadhon@wdbj7.com


*CG standup Mike Stevens
mstevens@wdbj7.com


*CG standup Robin Reed
rreed@wdbj7.com
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ENG#=3





VO-NAT VO-NAT

JEAN on VO

JEAN on VO

Katrina delivers another blow
to the Eastern U-S... this time at the
gas pump.

SOT FULL 21:39 SOT FULL



INQ=To go from GO FROM 2-29 THIS MORNING TO 2-89



THAT'S RIDICULOUS.

RUNS=03 (END SOT)



OQ=That's ridiculous.




KEITH on VO KEITH on VO

Tonight, why gas prices have
jumped... and why they may jump even
higher.

(END VO) END VO


KEITH 2-Shot KEITH 2-Shot

Good evening, I'm KEith Humphry
JEAN 2-Shot JEAN 2-Shot

And I'm Jean Jadhon
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JEAN 2-Shot JEAN 2-Shot

We've all heard gas prices
would go up this week.
KEITH 2-Shot KEITH 2-Shot

But rarely have we seen a day like
today.

ENG#=4 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke
This Morning Less than eight hours ago, you
could still find gas for 2-29 a gallon
in a few spots around the region, like

the Raceway station in Roanoke. But
that price already looks like ancient
history.
*CG locator Roanoke Now, many stations show prices of This Afternoon just under three dollars a gallon for
regular unleaded.

That's a 70 cent spread since you woke
up.

And for the first time, some prices
start with the number "3".

(END VO) (END VO)


02 Keith Montvale Gas 1 vo Gas Prices Up 4141khu --
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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Gas PRices Up Damage from Hurricane Katrina HAS


affected the flow of petroleum products
into Virginia.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Montvale

Most of the gasoline distributed
in our area comes by pipeline from the
gulf coast states to terminals like
those located in Montvale.

Hurricane damage has affected the
two major pipelines, though the
companies that operate them say they

are working to minimize any
disruptions.

A spokesman for the Virginia
Petroleum Council says conservation
over the Labor Day weekend could help
to avoid a supply crunch.

(END VO) (END VO)


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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Gas Prices Up When word began spreading that


prices were rising, people across our
region started lining up for gas,
whether they needed it or not.

DOUBLE BOXES=JEan & Rachel/Micro DOUBLE BOXES



New River Valley Bureau Chief
Rachel DePompa has a look at how busy
local gas stations got today.

LIVE=Rachel Full/Micro LIVE FULL

*CG standup Rachel DePompa
rdepompa@wdbj7.com


*CG live Blacksburg

Keith/Jean, We met a lot of
frustrated and shocked drivers.

Some people told us they knew
Hurricane Katrina would raise gas
prices, they just didn't realize it

would hit their pockets so fast.


ENG#=2 SOT FULL



SOT FULL



INQ=There's no question


*CG locator Blacksburg
:00


*CG 2line Robert Sifford
Blacksburg Resident
:11
*CG 2line Amy Kinsley
Blacksburg Resident
:17


*CG 2line Coreen Mett
Christiansburg Resident
:30
*CG 2line Nic Tideman
VT Economics Professor
:48
*CG 2line Patty Farmer
Wilco Assistant Manager
1:12

RUNS=1:21 (END SOT)



OQ=this morning.



<<2.79.... 2.95... 2.99...



There's no question the price at the

pump has jumped.

Hovering just under three dollars a
gallon.



NATS: 4:57:51:00 PULLING GAS OUT. .



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INQ=Well i think ROBERT SIFFORD BLACKSBURG



4:47:58:"00 WELL I THINK THAT'S AWFUL
:02 I DON'T KNOW H OW WE GONN AFFORD
THIS. :03

RUN:06 (END SOT)



OQ=afford this.



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INQ=It's crazy AMY KINSLEY 4:59:11:00 IT'S CRAZY. THE


FACT THAT WE'RE GOING TO BE PAYING
HIGHER AND HIGHER AND THEN WHO KNOWS
WHATS GOING TO HAPPEN IN THE LONG RUN.
:17

RUN:06 (END SOT)



OQ=long run.



In the short term it was long lines.
People waited to fill up and questioned
why prices soared so fast.



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INQ= COREEN METT CHRISTIANSBURG



4:56:29:00 DID THE TRUCKS COME IN THIS
MORNING WITH MORE EXPENSIVE GAS ALL OF

SUDDEN, I DON'T THINK SO. :35

RUNS= (END SOT)



OQ=



A Virginia Tech professor of economics
says it's a simple case of supply and
demand.



Gas is in demand and no one knows what
the price of supplies will be in the
near future.



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INQ=Gas station owners NIC TIDEMAN: :4:49:35:00 GAS STATION


OWNERS ARE ASKING THEMSELVES HOW MUCH
DO I THINK I WILL HAVE TO PAY TO
REPLENISH MY TANKS WHEN THESE TANKS ARE
EMPTY :41 AND THE ANSWERS GOING TO GO
UP ABOUT 30 OR 40 CENTS MORE SO THEY
RAISE THEIR PRICES BY ABOUT THAT MUCH.
:48

RUN:13 (END SOT)



OQ=that much.



This gas station on North Main Street
in Blacksburg only raised prices by 15
cents. They sold a record 2-thousand
5-hundred dollars in gas in less than
three hours.



SOT FULL SOT FULL




INQ=Our gas pumps PATTY FARMER: 5:00:46 OUR GAS PUMPS HAS


BEEN REALLY FILLED UP, YOU KNOW WAITING
IN LINE, PROBABLY THE LAST. WELL EVER
SINCE WE'VE BEEN OPEN SINCE 6:00 THIS
MORNING. :55

RUN:09 (END SOT)>>



OQ=this morning.





LIVE=Rachel Full/Micro LIVE FULL

*CG live Blacksburg

Prices are still going up at this
hour.

DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Rachel/Micro DOUBLE BOXES



Keith and Jean, we just confirmed
a station in Pulaski is now selling
regular/unleaded gas for 3.29 a gallon.

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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=HOLD As folks prepare to travel this


holiday weekend- prices are expected to
soar even higher.

And because the current-
situation is unprecedented, officials
say they don't know how high prices

will go.

DOUBLE BOXES=JEan & Jennifer/State DOUBLE BOXES


Micro Richmond Bureau Chief Jennifer
Wishon joins us to explain.

LIVE=Jennifer Full/State Micro LIVE FULL

*CG standup Jennifer Wishon
jwishon@wdbj7.com


*CG live Richmond

??, Officials say Hurricane
Katrina hit the achilles heel of the
U-S when it comes to refining oil.

Until waters along the Gulf Coast
recede and the damage assessed-
officials say it will be hard to
predict just how high gas prices will
go.

ENG#=3 SOT FULL



SOT FULL



INQ=Nat sound


*CG locator Richmond
:00


*CG 2line Windy VanCuren
AAA Mid-Atlantic
:14
*CG 2line Diane Murray
:34



*CG 2line Nancy Crawley
:50





RUNS=1:08 (END SOT)



OQ=I'M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS TRIP THIS <<

WEEKEND.



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INQ= 1:34:04 NATS GETTING HOSE OFF TRUCK



RUN02 (END SOT)



OQ= As gas stations re- fill their


supplies, Virginians are being drained
by gas prices.

But officials say station owners
are feeling the pain just as much
consumers.

SOT FULL SOT FULL



INQ=We've been seeing 1:25:31 WINDY VANCUREN: WE'VE BEEN


SEEING INVOICES FROM GAS STATIONS THAT
GOT THEIR SUPPLIES FILLED LAST NIGHT
AND THEY'RE INVOICES ARE SHOWING A 30-
CENT INCREASE AS TO WHAT THEY GOT IT
FOR EARLIER IN THE WEEK.

RUN13 (END SOT)



OQ=earlier in the week. Some Virginians fear that's


because there's a shortage of gas.

SOT FULL SOT FULL



INQ= 14:39:52 NATS SQUEEZING GAS HANDLE.




RUN01 (END SOT)



OQ=





SOT FULL SOT FULL



INQ=We were hoping to go to 14:41:57 DIANE MURRAY WE WERE HOPING TO


GO TO MYRTLE BEACH THIS WEEKEND AND YOU
KNOW WE'RE WONDERING IF WE SHOULD EVEN
GO THIS WEEKEND - WONDERING IF WE CAN
EVEN GET BACK.

RUN05 (END SOT)



OQ=we can even get back. Windy VanCuren says there's


plenty of crude oil in the U-S, but
because of damage caused by Hurricane
Katrina, there aren't enough refineries
to change it into gas.

SOT FULL SOT FULL



INQ=It's one thing not to have it 14:34:20 NANCY CRAWLEY: IT'S ONE THING


NOT TO HAVE IT, BUT TO HAVE IT AND NOT
TO BE ABLE TO GET IT REFINED. THERE'S
GOT TO BE SOMETHING WE CAN DO ABOUT
THAT.

RUN06 (END SOT)



OQ=we can do about that. It's causing some consumers to


stay at home this weekend.

Labor Day travel is expected to
be up less than one- percent this year-
the lowest increase since September
Eleventh.

SOT FULL SOT FULL




INQ=Gas prices are going to bw 1:24:22 WINDY VANCUREN: GAS PRICES ARE


GOING TO BE JUMPING UP AND PEOPLE MAY
JUST FINALLY REACH THAT POINT SAYING
YOU KNOW WHAT GAS PRICES ARE JUST WAY
TOO HIGH. I'M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS
TRIP THIS WEEKEND.

RUN07 (END SOT)>>



OQ=this trip this weekend.





LIVE=Jennifer Full/State Micro LIVE FULL

*CG live Richmond

Officials say consumers shouldn't
panic, but do say to drive smart.

DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Jennifer/State DOUBLE BOXES


Micro ??, don't drive if you don't have
to and if you are taking a trip- chose
the family vehicle that's most fuel
efficient.

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KEITH 2-Shot KEITH 2-Shot

Still ahead, an update from
the Gulf Coast and some ways you can
send help.

ENG#=APRISA VO-NAT




VO-NAT




JEAN 2-Shot JEAN 2-Shot

Plus local crews head out for
a big job. What they'll be doing in
the storm-ravaged areas.

(END VO) END VO


1st-Weather (1st Wx)
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ROBIN ON CAM ROBIN ON CAM



WEATHER CENTER

POSITION #1




WXPRO/FULL WEATHER MAP





Break #1 BREAK



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MINI OPEN


KEITH 2-SHOT KEITH 2-SHOT

The number of people killed by
Katrina may number in the thousands.
JEAN 2-SHOT JEAN 2-SHOT

The mayor of New Orleans says
hundreds of people, perhaps thousands,
have been killed in his city alone.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator New Orleans, LA

Today, helicopters were still
rescuing stranded residents from roofs.

Meanwhile, the thousands of
refugees in the Superdome will be
bussed to the Houston Astrodome. It's
been cleared of all activities until
December.
*CG locator Biloxi, MS In Mississippi, one county
coroner says search and rescue crews
have only been able to get into about
half of the areas hardest hit by
Katrina.

(END VO)
(END VO)


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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Katrina Aftermath Tonight's event at the Roanoke Civic


Center is turning into a benefit
concert of sorts.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

The rock band "Three Doors Down" is
asking concert goers to bring canned
food items for the hurricane victims.

For several of the band members, this
tragedy hits close to home because
they're from Mississippi.

SOT FULL 1:50 SOT FULL
INQ=I've seen pictures




*CG 2line Chris Henderson
Band Member CHRIS HENDERSON/THREE DOORS DOWN: I'VE
SEEN PICTURES OF MY PLACE AND IT
DOESN'T LOOK GOOD. EVERYONE IN MY
FAMILY HAS LEFT EVERYTHING PRETTY MUCH
AND EVERYONE IN MY WIFE'S FAMILY HAS
LOST EVERYTHING SO EVERYBODY IS
HOMELESS.

RUNS=13 (END SOT)



OQ=everybody is homeless






VO-NAT VO-NAT



Boxes are set up outside the Civic
Center so you can drop off items even
if you are not going to tonight's
concert.

(END VO) (END VO)


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ENG#=3 WIPE VO-NAT
WIPE TO VO-NAT


KEITH'S MIC


*CG locator Roanoke

Meanwhile, another drive at the
Civic Center has been *so* successful,
*more* tractor trailers were called in
to haul donations away.

The water drive has been going
for the last two-days and has filled
the equivalent of three-large trucks.

It will continue tomorrow morning
at the River Ridge Mall in Lynchburg.
KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=HOLD Bassett Furniture and the


United Way will also collect water at
the National Guard Armory in
Martinsville the rest of the week from
7 to 4.

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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Katrina Aftermath Tonight, millions of people are


without electricity and even more are
washed out of their homes - that's
prompting some local crews to head
South to help.

Susan Bahorich has their story.

ENG#=4 SOT FULL
SOT FULL



INQ=Their bags are packed...




*CG locator Roanoke
:00


*CG 2line Adam Sampson
Gate City Crew Member
:14


*CG reporter Susan Bahorich
sbahorich@wdbj7.com
:25


*CG 2line Heather Manson
Dinwiddie Crew Member
:30



*CG 2line Tim Rogers
Appalachian Power - Roanoke
:50


*CG 2line Dale Patton
Appalachian Power -Lynchburg
:59



RUNS=1:23 (END SOT)



OQ=SB, N7, Roanoke. <<



(END SOT)





SOT FULL NATS FULL



INQ= forestry folks packing up



RUNS= (END SOT)



OQ=



Their bags are packed and this
20-member team from the Virginia
Department of Forestry is ready to hit
the road...



Usually at this time of year- they head
out West to fight fires, but this year
they'll be picking up pieces from
Hurricane Katrina.



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INQ= @21:26:54.00



ADAM SAMPSON, GATE CITY CREW MEMBER:

DON'T KNOW WHAT WE'LL BE DOING -BE
NOTHING LIKE FIGHTING FIRES- FIGHTING
FIRE IS COMPLETELY DIFFERENT THING.
THIS WILL BE HELPING PEOPLE.

RUNS= (END SOT)



OQ=



For the next two-weeks, they'll be
helping by setting up and running a
food distribution center in Baton
Rouge.



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INQ= @21:22:10.00



HEATHER MANSON, DINWIDDIE CREW MEMBER:
WE'RE ALL TRYING TO MENTALLY DECIDE HOW
WET IT'S GOING TO BE, ARE WE GOING TO
HAVE TO DEAL WITH SNAKES AND BUGS AND
DO WE HAVE EVERYTHING? RIGHT NOW IT'S
A LITTLE NERVOUS.

RUNS= (END SOT)



OQ=



SOT FULL NATS FULL



INQ= Appalachian Power group meeting



RUNS= (END SOT)



OQ=



Forestry workers aren't the only ones
shipping out- for Appalachian Power
employees responding to emergencies is
part of the job- but it *can* be tough.




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INQ= @21:37:43.00



TIM ROGERS, APPALACHIAN POWER: GOTTA BE
READY TO GO- GOING TO BE GONE FOR
TWO-WEEKS, YOU LEAVE YOUR FAMILIES.
LAST FALL WHEN WE LEFT IT FLOODED HERE.

RUNS= (END SOT)



OQ=



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INQ= @21:39:49.00



DAVE PATTON, APPALACHIAN POWER: IT'S
GOING TO BE A SLOW PROCESS, BUT JUST
SOMETHING WE GOTTA DEAL WITH- JUST
SOMETHING TOTALLY DIFFERENT THAN WHAT
WE'RE USED TO.

RUNS= (END SOT)



OQ=



In addition to directions from
Mississippi Power - the guys will also
have GPS - which officials say will
help since the street signs and
landmarks which would usually guide
them through the area have been
demolished.



SB, N7, Roanoke.>>
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KEITH 2-Shot KEITH 2-Shot

Crude oil prices actually dropped
a bit today once the government decided
to tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
JEAN 2-Shot JEAN 2-Shot

That gave stocks a boost.
*CG pmstox x (DOW/NASDAQ)
68.78 The DOW gained 69 points.
10481.60 The NASDAQ rose 22.
x STOCK ROLL<< 22.33
2152.09


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JEAN 2-SHOT JEAN 2-SHOT

More than 200 employees who work

at the Lear Corporation in Covington
will lose their jobs by the end of the
year.
KEITH 2-SHOT KEITH 2-SHOT

Some have been there since the
company started nearly 15 years ago.
KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=NONE Though efforts were made to save


the plant, employees say they don't
know where to go from here.

Alex Lawson has the story.

ENG#=1 SOT FULL



SOT FULL



INQ=




*CG locator Covington
:00


*CG 2line Alvin Boguess
Lear Employee for 13 Years
:08


*CG 2line Tony Martin
Lear Employee for 16 Years
:31


*CG 2line Daniel Gum
Lear Employee & Union Rep.
1:05



*CG standup Alex Lawson
alawson@wdbj7.com
1:17



RUNS=1:27 (END SOT)



OQ=AL, NEws 7, Covington <<



(END SOT) These men are longtime, faithful


employees of Lear Corporation.

But now they'll have to move on.

SOT FULL SOT FULL



INQ="Where to start... 9:38"Where to start, you don't know


where start when you've been working at
place for so long, you don't know what
to do."9:43

RUN5 (END SOT)



OQ=...what to do." On Tuesday officials with Lear


Corporation announced they would close
this plant.

They're closing because there's a
decline in industry production, rising
commodity costs and intense pressure
from its customers.

Now the pressure is on these employees
to find new work.

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INQ="I got a.... 6:21"I got a boy who's at Radford, he's


senior, that costs money to put kids
through school. We've got mortgages,

car payments, it's just a terrible
thing."6:31

RUN10 (END SOT)



OQ=...just a terrible thing." And these folks fear that trying to


find new work won't be easy.

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INQ="You got.... 11:21"You got two big vehicles that you


have to make payments on, and now
you're looking at 750 dollar a month
payment and you got to figure out where
to get the money from. You let them go
back and your credit goes bad, what do
you do."11:33

RUN12 (END SOT)



OQ=...you do." That's why these workers hope local,


state and federal leaders will step up
to the plate.

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INQ="That's 3:15"Try to stand together, bipartisan


to see if they can get some kind of
industrial site to come in here and
bring our economic reform back up to
par."3:26

RUN11 (END SOT)



OQ=...up to par."





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INQ=According to.... SU:47:35"According to a statement from


the Lear Corporation, the company will

start scaling back its workforce soon.
Then by the end of the year, this plant
will close for good. Alex Lawson, News
7, Covington.47:46

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OQ=AL, News 7, Covington.


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MIKE ON CAM MIKE ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None Coming up, Tech and UVA break bread
ENG#=APRISA together in Lynchburg and forge an


agreement that will benefit both
schools

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plus we'll hear from VMI defensive
tackle Vicheal Foxx who is just glad to
be back in school this fall.

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GRAPHIC=ACC We begin tonight in Lynchburg


where the Hokies and Hoos got together
this afternoon at the Oakwood Country
Club to announce a new joint venture
with corporate sponsorship.

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*CG locator Lynchburg
:00 Jim Weaver and Craig Littlepage
were in attendance to announce the
formation of the Commonwealth Challenge
along with Adelphia Communications.

The Challenge is designed to
promote the rivalry between the two
schools and enhance the relationship
between the two.

The Challenge encompasses all
sports between the two schools ranging
from Football to Swimming.

And the trophy is unique, as
well. The red brick represents the
University of Virginia and the
limestone the Hokies.

The trophy will be presented each
fall at the annual football game
recognizing the winner from the
previous school year.

*CG locator Blacksburg Speaking of Football - Weaver
says he will announce the game plan for
Lane Stadium seating due to the
construction problems tomorrow.

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*CG 2line Jim Weaver
VT Athletic Director
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OQ=...AT THREE THIRTY."


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GRAPHIC=Florida State Florida State opens its season


Monday against Miami, and Bobby Bowden
has named his starting quarterback.
Drew Weatherford beat out fellow
freshman Xavier Lee, but Bobby Bowden
is excited about both youngsters.

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*CG 2line Bobby Bowden

Florida State Head Coach
:00

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OQ=how much either one'll play."




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TAKE FS GFX TAKE FS GFX

And for those of you ready to get
the college football season rolling -
we'll get you jump started tomorrow
night as News 7 Sports presents a
preseason special on the upcoming ACC
season - featuring the Hokies and the
Hoos.

The Road to Jacksonville begins
right here on Your Hometown Station
tomorrow night at 7:30.

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GRAPHIC=VMI When the VMI Keydets open the


season Saturday at home against
Davidson, they will welcome back burly
defensive tackle Vicheal Foxx.


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*CG locator Lexington
:00 At 6-5 and 280, Foxx has NFL
scouts drooling. But, the big fella
was suspended from school last season
after violating several rules on post.
The year off has made him hungry, after
watching his teammates suffer through a
winless season.

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*CG 2line Vicheal Foxx
VMI Defensive Tackle
:02


*CG 2line Cal McCombs
VMI Head Coach
:21



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OQ=on the football field Saturday."


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The Reverend Jerry Falwell hopes
it will eventually become the biggest
private Christian school in the country
...
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*CG locator Lynchburg

... but for now, they'll have to
settle for being one of the largest in
Virginia.

Falwell helped cut the ribbon
today on the new Liberty Christian
Academy ... a K-through-12 school
located in part of the old Ericsson
building in Lynchburg.

It's all part of Falwell's plan to
consolidate his school, university and
church into one area.

More than a thousand students
will return to classes there starting
next Tuesday. (END VO) (END VO)