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Coming up on News seven at eleven.
Pope John Paul the second
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was in Central Park today speaking to a flock of 250 thousand.
In our area, pet owners storm to the vet after recent outbreaks of rabies.
And a tourist bus with Virginians traveling in Scotland crashed today.
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News seven at eleven is next. open
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Pope


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Today, Pope John Paul the second joined an excited flock of 250 thousand for Mass in Central Park.
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Thousands camped out on the park's muddy Great Lawn under threatening skies and listened to performances by Natalie Cole, Roberta Flack, Boys Choir of Harlem and others while waiting for the pope's arrival.
The aisles formed the shape of a giant cross.
The Pope praised the young people of America.
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((POPE JOHN PAUL II: MADE CLEAR TO EVERYONE THAT MANY, VERY MANY YOUNG PEOPLE OF AMERICA HAVE VALUES AND IDEAS WHICH SELDOM MAKE HEADLINES. IS IT ANY WONDER THAT THE POPE LOVES YOU?))
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After the Pope finished his remarks, communion was held for several hundred people.
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Stolen-Babies


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Every year, hundreds of American and British couples travel to other countries to adopt children.
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They are led to believe these are legal adoptions.
But in South America, babies are being stolen from their mother's arms and maternity wards.
Police have raided nurseries and often find babies with stolen documents.
For now, the Paraguay government has halted international adoptions, but few are optimistic the corruption will end.
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Cuba


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A Cuban official reacted yesterday to the news that President Clinton is considering easing U-S sanctions on Cuba.
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Cuban National Assembly President Ricardo Alarcon says that even though the U-S is easing travel restrictions, the U-S also wants to increase the trade embargo.
Meanwhile, a group of U-S businessmen arrived in Havana to meet with President Fidel Casto.
The businessmen represented General Motors, Samsonite, The Gap, and Sears.
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Some of the measures include allowing NEWS organizations from each country to open bureaus and also easing restrictions on some U-S citizens travel to Cuba.

Fort-Lewis


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Another rescue squad member from the valley is facing an embezzlement charge.
A Roanoke County Circuit Court grand jury is charging 39-year-old Anita Hansen with embezzling and obtaining money under false pretenses.
Hansen allegedly embezzled about 45-hundred dollars from the Fort Lewis Rescue Squad.
A member of the Commonwealth's Attorneys office says these charges include the improper use of the squad's credit cards.
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Earlier this year, Salem Rescue Squad had similar problems.
Former Chief Ray Houff Junior was convicted of embezzling funds from the Squad. 95-52 (Salem Rescue)
And in July, former Salem Councilman Garry Lautenschlager admitted to taking more than 15- thousand dollars of public funds from the same squad.
Lautenschlager is scheduled to go to court later this year.
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Rabies-Clinic


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Public health officials and veterinarians are hoping to put an end to the climbing number of rabies cases.
Veterinary offices throughout the state were packed today.
Owners of pets in need of rabies vaccinations stormed animal clinics for a booster shot at a reduced rate.
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The line ran out the door and around the building of Roanoke Animal Hospital.
The cases of rabies have spread into a record number of Virginia counties.
That prompted veterinarians and public health officials to sponsor the clinics.
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((BRIDGET QUATMANN/ROANOKE ANIMAL HOSPITAL: WITH THE PEOPLE I SEE ON A DAY TO DAY LEVEL IT REALLY SURPRISES ME HOW LITTLE THEY KNOW IN GENERAL ABOUT THEIR ANIMALS. SO MAYBE IT'S SOMETHING WE NEED TO GET OUT THERE AND TALK ABOUT MORE.))
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Vaccinations are important because people can catch the virus from animals.
Contrary to popular belief, it doesn't take a bite to catch the virus from an infected animal.
Rabies is also spread through saliva.
Officials suggests staying away from strays and wild animals just to be safe.
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Tease#1

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Still to come,
Andy Rooney says he's so certain O.J. Simpson is guilty of double murder, he's putting one million dollars on it.
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And a new display at the Virginia Transportation Museum is tooting an old horn.
We'll tell you about it when we return.
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wx office
Definitely a night for a light jacket or sweater-- as overnight lows drop to around 50.
But tomorrow, temperatures will rebound into the 70's--
A typical Fall trend of warm days and chilly nights ahead.
Meanwhile, mostly sunny skies will dominate our weather picture through mid- week.
The complete outlook is coming up-- don't go away. MUSIC UP FULL
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Bus-Crash


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A bus loaded with tourists from VIRGINIA traveling near the capital of Scotland crashed today.
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The British news agency "Press Association" says more than 40 members of a Virginia group suffered minor injuries after the bus collided with an oncoming truck.
All but nine of the 44 Americans were released after first-aid treatment.
The rest are still at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, being held overnight for observation.
The group was travelling from Glasgow to St Andrew.
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Rooney


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60 Minutes personality Andy Rooney has offered a one million dollar reward for the identification, arrest and conviction of the murderer or murderers of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman.
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The C-B-S commentator says he's certain O-J Simpson murdered his ex-wife and Ronald Goldman.
Rooney's reward is a protest of Simpson's aquittal.
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((JOHNNIE COCHRAN/ATTORNEY: TO THE MAJORITY OF VEIWERS AND TO ANDY ROONEY AND EVERYBODY ELSE. THIS IS ANOTHER WALK UP CALL TO SAY YOU MAY BE VERY COMFORTABLE WHERE YOU LIVE. YOU MAY MAKE A LOT OF MONEY. BUT THERE ARE OTHER AMERICANS WHO ARE JUST AS IMPORTANT AS YOU ARE WHO DON'T HAVE THOSE BASIC RIGHTS. WOULDN'T IT BE BETTER TO MAKE THINGS MORE EQAUL.))
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Cochran says people like Rooney don't have to worry about getting a fair trial.
Rooney's segment will air tomorrow night at seven on 60 minutes.

Railway-Festival


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The 6-11 steam engine is now home at the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
Officials hope the engine will bring tourist to the museum.
But some say The Railway Festival will suffer now that the 6-11 no longer runs steam excursions.
Denise Allen reports.
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Organizers of the Railway Festival brought out all the bells and whistles to attract visitors.
Steam excursions were the big draw in previous years.
But the 6-11 carried its last passenger last fall.
For this festival the national landmark is resting in its new home behind the Museum of Transportation.
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((DAVID HELMER/ROANOKE CHAPTER OF THE RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY: THEY'RE IN A STATIC DISPLAY MODE. THAT IS NOT THE SAME AS THE ROMANCE AND THE ABILITY OF THE ENGINES HAVING THE TRAIN AND THE EXCITEMENT OF SEEING THE KIDS ALONG THE SIDE OF THE RAILROAD.))
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Some feel the number of visitors to the festival is down.
Organizers say not having the excursions will have an impact on the festival, but they plan to make the event more exciting each year.
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((MATT KENNELL/DOWNTOWN ROANOKE INCORPORATED: A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE HERE THIS YEAR TO SEE THE 611. WE HOPE THEY'LL KEEP COMING TO SEE WHAT THE MUSEUM HAS TO OFFER, BUT CERTAINLY THE EXCURSIONS ARE MISSED. IT JUST MAKES OUR JOB A LITTLE HARDER TO DO A BETTER FESTIVAL EACH YEAR.))
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((PHILLIP WRIGHT: IT'S A PIECE OF HISTORY AND TRUE RAILROAD FANS WILL MAKE THE PILGRIMAGE JUST TO SEE A PIECE OF AMERICAN HISTORY.))
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((JUNE PERKINS: I'VE JUST ALWAYS BEEN INTERESTED IN COMING TO THE TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM. AND THEN THE TRAIN WAS AN EXTRA ATTRACTION.))
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Museum officials say that's the idea.
They're hoping the 611 pulls in the tourists and the bucks.
And helps them start "Making Tracks" towards their goal of raising one million dollars to improve the museum.
Denise Allen News 7. ))

Augusta-Military


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It's been 11 years since it closed.
Now the Augusta Military Academy has a new owner.
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The school property and buildings were sold yesterday at a court-ordered auction.
The Academy was the state's oldest military school -- founded in 1858.
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Kennard Campbell -- a Stuarts Draft farmer and developer -- bought the property for 300-thousand dollars.
Campbell declined to reveal his plans for the property -- other than to say it would ``not'' be a school.

Tease#2

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Just ahead,
Another delay in the launching of the space shuttle.
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And a rather strange "I do."
We'll take you to about the latest wedding at a Wildlife Park in Texas.
Stay tuned.
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VA-Unemployment


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The state's latest unemployment figures continue to reflect a strong economy in our area.
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The Virginia Employment Commission says in August the jobless rate in Roanoke dropped to three-point-three-percent compared to the previous month.
Lynchburg's unemployment rate held steady at four-point-three-percent.
Statewide, the jobless rate in August was four-point-five-percent.
That's the lowest level in five years.
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The city of Fairfax had the state's lowest jobless rate, coming in at just over one-percent.
Wise County had the highest, at close to SEVENTEEN-percent.

Finance


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Top finance officials from the seven richest industrial countries are endorsing a package of reforms aimed at dealing with economic crises.
The officials are supporting efforts under way to implement a 50 billion dollar emergency bailout fund for countries in financial distress.
The proposal was the brainchild of the Clinton administration.
Also at their meeting in Washington, officials from the U-S, Japan, Germany, Britain, Italy, France, and Canada expressed satisfaction with the rebound of the U-S dollar.

Space-Shuttle


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Another launch of space shuttle Columbia was called off today due to
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the failure of a master events controller.
The launch was originally scheduled for nine-forty-one this morning.
The controller sends critical commands from the shuttle's flight computers to the external tank and solid-fuel rocket boosters.
Liftoff was rescheduled for next Saturday morning.
Columbia's launch delay will also delay launch of the shuttle Atlantis which is on a high priority mission to dock with the Russian Mir space station.
Liftoff for the Atlantis flight originally scheduled for Nov. 1 will be pushed back a week.
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S-Tech


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It wasn't pretty but Virginia Tech beat Navy this afternoon 14 to nothing in Annapolis Maryland.
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The Hokie Defense worked overtime in the first half here intercepting this Navy pass and giving the offense good field position for a score.
Several plays later Jim Druckenmiller goes to the air and hits Jermaine Holmes in the corner of the end zone and the Hokies took a 7 to nothing lead at the half.
The Hokies scored with time SUPER=36-Virginia Tech/=14/Navy/==0;

running out in the fourth quarter to pick up the 14 to nothing win and improve their record to 3 and 2 after opening the season with two losses.
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S-UVA


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The ninth ranked Virginia Cavaliers went on the road at Chapel Hill this afternoon and Carolina pulls off the upset with the 22 to 17 win.
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North Carolina's Leon Johnson ran one for a touchdown then later in the first quarter he takes the pitch on the half back pass and hits a wide open Marcus Wall in the end zone and Carolina led 13 to nothing in the second quarter.
But with five minutes left in the half Virginia's Mike Groh goes to the air and hits Jermaine Crowell on the 26 yard touchdown pass the Cavaliers trailed 13 to 7.
U-V-A trailed 16 to 7 when Tikki barber takes the hand off and scores from 5 yards out capping a 44 yard drive Virginia trailed 16 to 14 in the third quarter.
Then after a Paul London interception Rafael Garcia's 33 yard field goal gave Virginia its first lead 17 to 16 early in the fourth.
But with six minutes left in the SUPER=36-North
Carolina/=22/Virginia/=17;game Johnson takes the handoff and scores over the

right side and the Tar Heels hold on for the 22 to 17 upset victory.
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S-VMI


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VMI made a trip up to West Virginia to take on the Thundering Herd of Marshall.
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Marshall scored with 8-minutes left in the first quarter Chris Parker takes the handoff and cuts back across the field for the first of his two touchdowns in the first half.
The Herd struck again to start the second quarter. Quarterback Chad Pennington finds Jermaine Wiggins in the back of the end zone for the first of his two T-d passes and marshall led 14 to nothing.
Marshall led 28 to nothing in the SUPER=36-Marshall/=56/VMI/=21;first half

before V-M-I's Thomas Haskins takes this handoff and scores from 3 yards out but Marshall wins it 56 to 21.
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S-Generals


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In Lexington, Washington and Lee pulled out a 19 to 13 win over Davidson this afternoon.
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It was homecoming at W & L this weekend.
In the first quarter, Brooks Fischer hooks up with Chas Chastain on an 18 yard scoring pass across the middle and the Generals led the Wildcats 7 to nothing.
Drew Thomas then came in a booted this 18 yard field goal later in the quarter and the Generals took the 10 to nothing lead.
Davidson made a come back in the second quarter Tommy Dugan scores from four yards out on the quarterback keeper but the Wildcats trailed 10 to 6.
The defense kept the Generals in SUPER=36-Washington &
Lee/=19/Davidson/=13;the game the rest of the way as Washington and Lee pulls

out the 19 to 13 win over Davidson.
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S-Grambling


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In Louisiana today, Grambling head coach Eddie Robinson was going after win number 400.
In the second quarter Jay Johnson takes the handoff and scores and Grambling led Mississippi Valley State 14 to nothing and Grambling gets the win for coach Robinson 42 to 6.
Now for all of today's college scores lets go to the boards.
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S-Rush


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The Roanoke Rush looked to pick up its fifth win of the season tonight against the DC Chiefs in a divisional matchup at Victory Stadium.
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Denie Marie's club scalped the Chiefs 35-7 in their last meeting, but tonight they would be in for a battle.
Roanoke got on the board first when big Billy Pate bulls over from the 1 for a 7-nothing lead in the first quarter.
The Rush added another score before DC would put together a drive of its own. Anthony Thorton finds Ben Thomas over the middle for the TD, and Roanoke's lead was cut in half.
The Rush answered. Ranall White gets the call and goes in from the
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2 as Roanoke wins it 35 to 27.
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Sports Tease


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And coming up in Sports, The Major League playoffs resumed tonight in Atlanta and New York.
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And Mike Stevens has a report on the annual Symphony Polo cup held at Greenhill Park this afternoon.
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S-Polo


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Your Hometown station's 40th anniversary celebration continued today out at Green Hill Park at the eighth annual Symphony Polo Cup.
And MIke Stevens says more than the participants were horsing around today!
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NAT SOUND OF BAGPIPES ((The Hills of Western Roanoke County were alive with the Sound of music this afternoon. But you need more than a few bagpipes and eight polo ponies to make an event like this cook! NAT SOUND OF CHICKEN
A potpourri of palatable portions greeted polo patrons at every turn. ((BRUCE COFFEY/LONE WOLF CATERING:))
Most cups and glasses runneth over at today's match. But you not only have eat and drink well, you have to look good! And pastels were not only accepted but recommended. ((GRANT PLASKON/MEMBER OF THE FASHION POLICE:))
Of course ones wardrobe is insignificant, when you're perusing the ponies with this kind of horsepower. ((JOHNNY MCLEAN/PRESIDENT - VA. RUGBY UNION:))
Cool was commonplace today, and while some members of the crowd did actually watch the match, most came to mix and mingle. ((ROGER RINEHART/POLO PLAYER FROM CHARLOTTESVILLE:)) nat sound of speaker
Whatever the reason for coming - organizers were ecstatic with the crowd and the conditions that were actually enhanced by Opal's visit earlier in the week.)) ((JAN WILKINS/POLO CUP PUBLICIST:)) ((MIKE STEVENS:))

S-National


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The playoffs resumed tonight in Major League Baseball.
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In Atlanta, The Rockies got on the board in the top of the third. Dante Bichette gets all of this pitch sending it over the rightfield fence for a three run homer Colorado led 3 to nothing.
But the Braves came right back. SUPER=35-Atlanta/=10/Colorado/==4; Fred

Mcgriff hits a towering homer, his first of two on the night, over the left field wall for a two run homer Atlanta 4 to 3 and the Braves win it 10 to 4 to capture the series.
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In the American league, The Mariners evened its division playoff series at two games apiece by beating the Yankees 11 to 8.
Tease#3

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Don't go away
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We'll take you on a trip to the mall.
We'll show you how these hairstylists are doing to battle cancer.
Stayed tuned.
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Clip-For-Cure


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TAPE# 95-81
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Local hairstylists were on the cutting edge of medical research today.
Stylists all over the country donated their time and talent for "Clip For The Cure."
The day was spent fundraising for breast cancer research.
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Hair-dressers at Regis Hairstyling in Tanglewood Mall moved their chairs out of the salon and into the mall.
Their passer-byes could stop for a trim, make a donation or just learn about breast cancer.
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((TONDREA SINK/REGIS HAIRSTYLING: WE DONATED OUR TIME TO PUT OUT AWARENESS TO EVERYBODY. THERE US A NEED FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS. SO WE'VE ALL DONATED OUR TIME TO DO HAIRCUTS OUT IN THE MALL.))
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Local hospitals also helped out by staffing information booths.
This is the fifth year Regis salons have participated in "Clip For The Cure."
Nationally the salons have raised more than a million dollars for breast cancer research.
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Electric-Cars


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Technology for electric vehicles is picking up speed.
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Electric vechicles have faced much criticism, because the batteries powering the vehicles only last about 50 miles before they need a recharge.
In addition, many of the vehicles cannot travel at a high rate of speed.
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But the cars on display at the Virginia Coal Council's annual meeting can travel up to 100 miles per hour, and pretty soon the batteries being used will have a range of two-to-three-HUNDRED miles.
This has people like Congressman Rick Boucher bullish on the prospects for this technology.
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((REP. RICK BOUCHER/D-ABINGDON: I THINK IN THE FUTURE WE WILL SEE ELECTRIC CARS, INTRODUCED ON A VERY LARGE SCALE IN THE UNITED STATES. THOSE CARS HAVE ZERO EMISSIONS FROM THE TAILPIPE, AND INTERESTINGLY ENOUGH, THEY RUN ON COAL, BECAUSE 60 PERCENT OF THE ELECTRICITY GENERATED IN THE UNITED STATES COMES FROM THE COMBUSTION OF COAL.))
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Fully electric cars are praised for their environmental benefits, including a sharp reduction in noise and air pollution.
SUPER=@File;


The cars can benefit our area indirectly, because they would increase demand for electricity and coal, and coal production remains one of the largest industries in Virginia and West Virginia.
The vehicles on display were made by students at the Academy of Careers and Technology in Beckley, West Virginia.
The cars have won numerous awards for their design.
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Rhino-wedding


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Love is in the air.
A couple who met at a zoo 18-months ago decided to tie the knot at the very place they met.
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But these two love-birds aren't your typical bride and groom.
They're endangered white rhinos looking forward to the birth of their first baby.
Bonnie and Shorty exchanged vows today at the Bayou Wildlife Park in Texas.
The couple enjoyed the food, but not the organ music.
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