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Coming up on News 7, politicians are in the home stretch as elections are just 10 days away.
And a local minister wants his own version of the Million Man March in Danville.

Sports-Head


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In sports, Virginia Tech wins a big game in Morgantown, the Generals of Washington and Lee win at home, and Steve Mason has a story on a different football game.
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WX-Head
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Lingering showers and thunderstorms in some areas today--
Meanwhile, the windy conditions will make for a blustery night all across the region.

Stumping


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TAPE# 95-78
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The count down has just begun.
There's only 10 days until elections and many politicians are out STUMPING for votes.
And at Ferrum College, local politicians were REALLY stumping.
Denise Allen explains.
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Each year, thousands of people travel to Ferrum for the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival.
But this year organizers decided to renew a tradition.
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((RODDY MOORE/BLUE RIDGE FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL: ))
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((SHIRLEY JAMISON/FRANKLIN CO. SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE: ))
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The stumps were not set up on the main drag of the festival.
And listeners say the site should be changed next year so the forum will attract more people.
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((CHARLIE SKALA: ))
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Festival organizers say candidates are not allowed to hand out campaign material.
They say stumping is a way to get back to basics, giving candidates the chance to speak, while preventing festival-goers from getting caught up in a sea of handshakes with politicians and their workers.
Denise Allen News 7.))

Visionary-Report


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Politicians were also at Northside High School to check out the Roanoke County Visioning report.
Citizens were invited to tell county leaders what they thought about the proposed blueprint for the county's future.
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The reports is made up of statements from focus groups such as economic development, education and resource preservation.
300 people participated in the development of the plan which outlines the county's future through the year two-thousand ten.
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((JIM SEARS/STEERING COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON: WE EXPECT THE BOARD AND COUNTY ADMINISTRATION TO FOLLOW THOSE VISIONS AND AS CITIZENS WE HAVE TO KEEP A CHECK ON THAT AND MAKE SURE THAT WE UPDATE OUR PLAN AND HOLD THE COUNTY AND ELECTED OFFICIALS ACCOUNTABLE FOR THOSE VISIONS.))
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But not every one was happy with what they found.
Joe Grissom is against the ridge protection plan.
He says it would prevent him from building on his property.
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((JOE GRISSOM/COUNTY RESIDENT: I REALLY DON'T HOPE TO ACCOMPLISH ANYTHING. I FEEL THEY'VE ALREADY GOT THEIR MIND MADE UP. I JUST WANT THEM TO KNOW I'M TOTALLY AGAINST IT.))
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This was the last chance for citizens to comment on the report before it is given to the county supervisors later this year.

State-Employees


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State Employees will have some extra time off during the holiday season.
Governor Allen says workers will get three more days off between Thanksgiving and New Year's.
Some workers and Democrats dismiss it as a ploy by the Republicans to sway workers to vote for them on November 7th.
Allen's spokesman says the time off is to reward workers for their dedication and hard work.
In previous years, employees also have gotten extra holiday time.

Charter-Schools


ANCHOR=Ron
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TAPE# 95-87
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Some state lawmakers now say it's time to "fish or cut bait" on charter schools in Virginia.
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The controversial concept was both ballyhooed and trashed by this year's General Assembly.
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Now, the Democrat who chairs the study committee says his group has studied other states' charter schools long enough.
He says lawmakers will have to decide how they feel about parents and teachers running a public school -- accountable only for results.
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((DEL. PAUL COUNCILL/D-FRANKLIN: IT REALLY I THINK BOILS DOWN TO THE CONCEPT. I BELIEVE THAT WE OWE IT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO PRESENT THE BEST BILL THAT WE CAN.))
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A new, less controversial bill is emerging from the ashes of the one recommended by the Governor's Champion Schools' commission this year.
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((ROB JONES/VA. EDUCATION ASSOCIATION: WELL I DON'T THINK WE'D WANT TO JUDGE THE COMMITTEE UNTIL WE SEE THE BILL THAT THEY COME UP WITH. BUT THEY'RE ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS. THEY'RE SAYING WHAT DO YOU DO WITH TRANSPORTATION? WHAT DO YOU DO WITH ADMISSION POLICIES? HOW DO YOU FAIRLY FUND THE CHARTER SCHOOLS WITHOUT DIVERTING FUNDS FROM THE CURRENT PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO FUND THESE NEW CHARTER SCHOOLS? THAT WAS OUR PROBLEM -- ANOTHER PROBLEM WE HAD WITH THE GOVERNOR'S BILL LAST YEAR.))
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One of the major concerns for this committee is how to handle special education students who need more expensive services.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
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Coming up on News-7,
Local politicians are in the home stretch of the fall campaign.
Joe Dashiell has the story in this week's On Record.
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wx ad lib
Some pretty wild weather last night as a cold front moved through-- bringing showers and thunderstorms to some areas.
Meanwhile, the windy conditions continue this evening-- as well as the chance for more showers.
But the rain should end later tonight.
A milder forecas is on the way-- We'll tell you what that is, coming up. MUSIC UP FULL
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KEEL


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The Danville Heritage Preservation Association is throwing its support towards a Southside Republican running for a seat in the House of Delegates.
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It's endorsing Nancy Keel.
The Republican is running against Democratic incumbent Whitt Clement.
Local H-P-A President Wayne Byrd says Keel would be a great asset for honest change in state government.
The association is a non- profit organization that promotes Southern symbols, culture and rights.
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On-Record


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Oliver North is in Roanoke tonight offering his support to Republican candidates.
North is the main attraction at a private fundraiser for Senator Brandon Bell and House hopefuls Trixie Averill and Newell Falkinburg.
The candidates are hitting the home stretch of the fall campaign, and tonight Joe Dashiell takes a look at the races and their rhetoric.
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((With control of the General Assembly hanging in the balance, Governor George Allen has been on the air and on the stump... campaigning for republican candidates across the state.
To a certain extent, the elections have become a referendum on Allen's political agenda.
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((WILLIAM FRALIN/ROANOKE CITY REPUBLICAN CHAIRMAN: I THINK IT'S CLEAR THAT SOME MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WERE OBSTRUCTIONIST AND STOOD IN HIS WAY AND TRIED TO KEEP HIM FROM BEING ABLE TO PUT INTO PLACE PROGRAMS THAT HE THOUGHT WERE NECESSARY FOR THE COMMONWEALTH.)) ((AL WILSON/ROANOKE CITY DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMAN: THERE IS NO DISPUTING THE GOVERNOR IS WELL-LIKED AROUND VIRGINIA. THE PROBLEM IS HIS POLICIES HAVE NOT SHOWN TO BE AS POPULAR AS THE GOVERNOR HIMSELF.))
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Whether or not the voters look beyond the candidates in each individual race, the Roanoke party chairmen agree the elections offer a choice of political philosophies.
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((AL WILSON/ROANOKE CITY DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMAN: THE FOLKS IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY AND THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA NEED TO THINK HOW THEY WANT TO SEE THE GOVERNMENT RUN FROM THIS POINT ON, WHETHER THEY WANT GOOD RESPOSNIBLE LEADERSHIP THAT GOING TO SEE THAT WE CONTINUE OUR PAY-AS-WE-GO SYSTEM OR WHETHER THEY WANT THE KIND OF LEADERSHIP THAT'S GOING TO CUT SOCIAL PROGRAMS, THAT'S GOING TO TAKE MONEY AWAY FROM PROGRAMS LIKE MEALS-ON-WHEELS AND FROM EDUCATION.)) ((WILLIAM FRALIN/ROANOKE CITY REPUBLICAN CHAIRMAN: ARE YOU SATISFIED WITH THE AMOUNT OF CRIME THAT WE HAVE NOW? ARE YOU SATISFIED WITH HOW LONG PEOPLE ARE STAYING IN PRISON NOW? ARE YOU SATISFIED WITH THE EDUCATION YOU'RE CHILDREN ARE GETTING? AND IF YOU'RE SATISFIED WITH THE STATUS QUO THEN VOTE ONE WAY, BUT IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR CHANGE, YOU OUGHT TO VOTE REPUBLICAN.))
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To hear more on the upcoming elections, watch the public affairs program On Record, tomorrow morning at Eleven.
Joe Dashiell News 7))
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Coming up,
We'll take a look at a place Bette Midler calls the biggest bathroom she'd ever played in.
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And thousands of people gather in Ferrum for the annual Blue Ridge Folklife Festival.
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Ferrum


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Maybe it's the smell of the food that draws them to Ferrum.
Thousands of visitors at the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival may also be traveling to see the coon, mule jumping contest or maybe to hear bluegrass music.
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Whatever the reason, organizers say the 22nd annual event was a success.
Story telling was a big draw at the festival.
Performers say it's a way to pass on history.
Visitors also packed the hillside to watch the Virginia State Coon Mule Jumping contest.
And what festival is complete without an antique tractor and steam engine display.
Organizers say the festival is a way to keep regional folk culture and traditions alive.
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Mosque


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Richmond is calling it the state's largest historic theater-
That theater is re-opening this weekend.
It WAS the Mosque.
Now it's Richmond's Landmark Theater.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
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(( Doug Wilder threw an inaugural party here in 1990.
Today, six million dollars down the road, the theater formerly known as the Mosque is actually ready for prime time.
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((BILL KING: WOW. IT'S JUST SO NEAT. ANYBODY WHO'S SEEN A SHOW IN WHAT USED TO BE THE MOSQUE, AND ENJOYED THE ATMOSPHERE IN THE MOSQUE, CAUSE IT'S ALWAYS BEEN A REALLY SPECIAL BUILDING...))
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((IT'S SO PERFECT. IT IS SO GLITTERING. IT IS SO GORGEOUS. I'M TEMPTED TO SAY IT'S WORTH THE PRICE OF ADMISSION JUST TO GO IN AND SEE THE BUILDING.))
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The Shriners -- who favor Arabic and Moorish symbols -- opened her doors 68 years ago.
But out of religious correctness, the Mosque sign is now in the collection of a local museum.
And gone now is the peeling plaster, and the layers of wax and dirt that covered so many tiles -- prompting Bette Midler to dub the theater the biggest bathroom she'd ever played.
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((I MEAN, CHECK IT OUT. WHEN YOU WALK IN THE LOBBY AND YOU SEE THE LOBBY, AND YOU SAY "THIS IS ALL NEW STUFF, RIGHT?" NO IT'S NOT. IT'S JUST THAT YOU'RE SEEING IT ALL FOR THE FIRST TIME BECAUSE IT'S ALL BEEN POLISHED AND CLEANED AND WAXED.))
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Ray Charles is this weekend's headliner.
For decades, the likes of Elvis, Duke Ellington, and Aretha Franklin have drawn people to these seats.
But with three grand lobbies and acres of art, theater-goers may no longer care if they get back from intermission in time.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Sports Tease


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And coming up, The Braves look to win the World Series tonight Steve Mason has a report on another football game.
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And Virginia Tech wins its sixth game in a row with a big win over West Virginia in Morgantown.
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S-Tech


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For the First time since 1967, Virginia Tech has posted six wins in a row.
This afternoon in Morgantown, the Hokies shut out West Virginia 27 to nothing.
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The Hokies got on the board with 8-minutes left in the first quarter on Atle Larsen's 43 yard field goal to make it 3 to nothing.
West Virginia had the ball on the Hokie 49 after a Blocked punt. But Tech Linebacker Cornell Brown Sacks Chad Johnston for a big loss forcing the Mountaineers to punt.
The Hokies capped a long drive when Dwayne thomas takes the handoff and bounces to the outside to score from 9 yards out and the Hokies led 10 to nothing in the second quarter.
Tech's defense continued to put on the pressure. This Johnston pass is batted in the air Larry Green pulls it in and scores from 38 yards out and the Hokies led 17 to nothing at the half.
Tech added 10 points in the fourth quarter Jim Druckenmiller throws on the run to tight end Bryan Jennings who scores from 37 yards out and the Hokies beat the Mountaineers 27 to nothing.
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S-W & L


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The Washington & Lee Generals were looking to sew up consecutive winning seasons for the first time since 1989-90 with a victory today over Bridgewater at Wilson Field in Lexington.
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Frank Miriello became the head general earlier this week when school officials removed the term interim from his title.
The visiting Eagles got on the board following a blocked punt. Chris Bryant bulls in from a yard out and Bridgewater led it 7-nothing.
W & L cut the lead to 7-3 on this 29 yard field goal by Drew Thomas in the second quarter.
The Generals capitalized on an Eagle fumble when quarterback Brooks Fischer scored on this 2-yard keeper for a 10-7 lead.
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J.P. Josephson takes it in and the Generals go on to win it 24 to 13.
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S-College


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V-M-I loses on the road at Western Carolina while Ohio State, Tennessee and Penn State pick up wins.
For those and all of today's college scores lets check the boards.
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S-Rugby


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The 21st annual Virginia Rugby Union State Championships known as the Ed and Sandy Lee Cup filled Green Hill Park today. Steve Mason has more on the first day festivities.
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((The wind was not the only thing that was rough. This gentleman suffered a broken noes and was carted off the field in an ambulance. ((JOHNNY MCLEAN/VA.RUGBY UNION PRESIDENT:))
28 mens and womens teams made up three divisions in the two day tourney. In the collegiate men's; it seemed no one could break Virginia Tech's stride. the Hokies were chasing their 4th straight Ed Lee Cup and they showed know signs of slowing down against William & Mary. ((JIM HALLEY/VIRGINIA TECH FLANKER:))
On the womens side; the blue and gold of the Naval Academy made it's debut, but the team to beat was defending state champion James Madison. ((SUMMER CLAYTON/JMU CO-COACH:))
the rules are the same for all divisions. Each games consists of 2, 40 minute halves and a "try" or score is worth 5 points. One vender scored big points with his Buffalo stew and buffalo burgers. ((CARA MALONEY/BUFFALO CONSUMER:))
There were Rugby balls, and hats for sale...and of course Rugby shirts. The day wrapped up with the seniors division and Roanoke's club looked in top form. (-------------) ((STEVE MASON:))