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Up next on News 7 at Five.
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It could be a history making day- Republicans try to take control of the General Assembly.
We'll have several live reports on this election day.
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Wx-Heads
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Look for a strong push of colder air due in tomorrow. Temperatures will drop and some flurries may be in the air.

MEDICAL-hEADS


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On Health Check-- the American Medical Association speaks out about sexual assault
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Plus the latest in Alzheimer's Disease research.
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Virginia's capitol is soaked with rain tonight -- but the sloppy weather has NOT stopped voters-
They're out deciding who'll run the show.
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5-Richmond-Election


ANCHOR=Jean
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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at Five, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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140 House and Senate seats are up for grabs in Virginia-- making this one of Four Closely watched states on the national political scene.
DOUBLE BOX=Jean/Ellen


Ellen Qualls begins tonight's election coverage at the state capitol.
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Jean, Governor Allen said it last week -- the world is run by those who show up.
SUPER=@Ellen1;
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So while Democratic campaigns in many areas of the state say they're pleased with their rainy day turnout-- the Governor and First Lady Susan Allen showed up for the Republicans at their Richmond City Hall voting precinct.
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IN Q=This whole century

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THIS WHOLE CENTURY, THE DEMOCRATS HAVE CONTROLLED BOTH THE HOUSE AND THE SENATE. I DON'T THINK, IN FACT, I THINK PEOPLE WILL SAY "LET'S HAVE THE REPUBLICANS, LET'S GIVE THEM A CHANCE FOR TWO YEARS." AND I THINK THAT WHEN THEY SAY THAT WE'LL KEEP OUR WORD, KEEP OUR PLEDGE AND MOVE VIRGINIA FORWARD, I THINK THEY'RE GONNA BE MOVING IN THE DIRECTION OF MAKING HISTORY TODAY.))
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OUT Q=history today.
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Ironically, the Allens were in the minority today in another way.
They voted in two of the 20 races out of 140 where NO Republican was on the ballot.
Governor Allen actually had to borrow a pen and ask how to write in candidates.
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He did NOT reveal who he wrote in, but said it was nothing as "frivolous" as a cartoon character.
Some well- funded and very serious Republicans were on the ballot in the Roanoke area today,
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and we go to Kimberly McBroom for a status report on them.

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((SEN. BRANDON BELL/R- CANDIDATE FOR STATE SENATE: IT SEEMS TO BE PRETTY HEAVY-- RELATIVE TO OFF YEAR ELECTIONS LIKE THIS. IT'S NOT, OF COURSE, ON PAR WITH ANY PRESIDENTIAL YEAR, BUT IT SEEMS TO BE PRETTY STEADY AND CONSISTENT. I THINK WE WILL BE PLEASED THAT A NUMBER OF PEOPLE DID VOTE, IN SPITE OF THE WEATHER. )) ((NEWELL FALKINBURG/R- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE:)) ))
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(question: Nearly every candidate has mentioned the weather-- what do these

two seem to read into the rainy weather?)

5-Averill-Cranwell


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Pollwatchers across the state will keep an eye on Vinton tonight.
That's where Republican Trixie (AVE-rill) Averill hopes to unseat the House Majority Leader, Democrat Dick Cranwell.
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Both candidates were up early to cast their ballots and court voters at polling places throughout the district.
Near the end of a two- month campaign, both candidates said they're optimistic about their prospects.
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IN Q=I think that the people

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D- VINTON: I THINK THAT THE PEOPLE WHO HAVE RUN THIS STATE FOR SO LONG AND DONE SUCH A GOOD JOB WILL GET A VOTE OF CONFIDENCE.)) ((TRIXIE AVERILL/R- CANDIDATE FOR HOUSE OF DELEGATES: THE PRECINCTS I'VE BEEN TO, WE'VE BEEN GETTING A VERY, VERY POSITIVE RESPONSE. I HOPE IT PANS OUT AND I HOPE IT WORKS OUT. OF COURSE, YOU NEVER KNOW UNTIL IT'S ALL OVER.))
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OUT Q=until it's all over.
ANCHOR=Jean
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Interest in the House race has helped bring out voters in Roanoke County, where election officials expect more than 60 percent of the registered voters to cast ballots today.

5-Democrats


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Len Besthoff has gauged the turnout in the CITY of Roanoke--where he's following the rest of the Democratic campaigns.
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Len, what kind of day has it been for them?
SUPER=@Len1;
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Jean it hasn't slowed down a bit for Chip Woodrum, Vic Thomas and John Edwards, even though election day is finally here.
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(( Here's Senate candidate John Edwards doing the grip and grin right as the polls opened.
But just as important is getting your own vote in, and incumbent Delegate Chip Woodrum made sure he got that done, along with a little campaigning.
Fellow incumbent Delegate Vic Thomas kept hitting the pavement as well.
He says so far the turnout looks pretty good, and that bodes well for his party.
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((DEL. VIC THOMAS/D-ROANOKE: A GOOD PART OF THEM HAVE ALREADY VOTED TODAY. DURING THE REAL BAD WEATHER. OF COURSE IT LOOKS LIKE IT HAS BEEN CLEARING UP A LITTLE BIT NOW.))
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But for the more voting scientific data, we turn to the Roanoke electoral board.
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((GILBERT BUTLER/ROANOKE ELECTORAL BOARD: WE HAVE A 40-PERCENT TURNOUT AT THREE O'CLOCK WHICH IS HIGHER THAN WE EXPECTED BECAUSE OF THE BAD WEATHER.))
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
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Election Day coverage continues on NEWS-7 at FIVE with more live reports.
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And relatives of three servicemen involved in the rape and abduction of a Japanese girl say the men are the victims.
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On Health Check-- the latest research into Alzheimer's disease, and the gene responsible.
Plus, nurse midwives--are they keeping down the caesarean rate? 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


In sports the Hokies have moved into the top 25 poll.
ANCHOR=Connie


Mike has more on the team's ranking a little later. Don't go away. cc sponsor

5-Western-Races


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A couple of hotly- contested races between Democrat incumbents and Republican challengers have drawn a lot of attention in the New River Valley.
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Tracy Altizer is with us from Blacksburg with more on those.
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Jean, lets talk first about the 12th House District seat.
SUPER=@Tracy1;
SUPER=22-Blacksburg;

It covers half of Montgomery County and half of Giles County.
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Freshman Delegate Jim Shuler, a veterinarian from Blacksburg is seeking a second term.
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Looking to unseat him is Republican Larry Linkous, current chairman of the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors.
Both candidates say they're pleased with how the campaign has gone.
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((LARRY LINKOUS/R-HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: WE FEEL REAL ENCOURAGED. IT'S BEEN A REALLY POSITIVE EXPERIENCE EITHER WAY. I'VE MET SO MANY NICE, NEW PEOPLE, NOT ONLY LOCALLY BUT ACROSS THE STATE, AND I FEEL LIKE IT CAN ONLY BE A POSITIVE EXPERIENCE. AND WE FEEL LIKE WE'VE GOT A SHOT. )) ((JIM SHULER/D-HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: STAYED WITH WHAT WE THOUGHT WAS IMPORTANT WITH VIRGINIANS, AND CONCERNED ABOUT. THAT WAS OUR PLAN WE MADE LAST MAY AND THAT'S WHAT WE'VE STUCK WITH, AND WE NEVER WAVERED FROM IT AT ALL. SO LOOKING BACK, WE'VE SIMPLY DONE EVERYTHING THAT WE CAN AND TODAY IT'S UP TO THE VOTERS.))
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And in the 39th Senate District, the voters must decide whether to return Madison Marye.
The 22- year incumbent is challenged by Blacksburg realtor Pat Cupp. We'll hear from them at six.
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Right now, let's go to Teresa Hamilton in Danville for the latest on the races there.

5-DANVILLE


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Tracy, here in Southside almost all eyes are focused on the 19th District State Senate.
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That race pits Republican Incumbent Charles Hawkins against Democrat Joyce Glaise.
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((JOYCE GLAISE/D- STATE SENATE CANDIDATE: NOW IT'S ALL IN THE HANDS OF THE VOTERS, WE'VE DONE ALL WE COULD DO AND NOW IT'S THEIR TIME AND GOD'S TIME, AND I'M JUST WAITING FOR THE RESULTS.))
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OUT Q=for the results.
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Glaise may be waiting, but she isn't slowing down.
The Democrat was out bright and early casting her own ballot before heading to the polls in hopes of securing some last minute votes.
Glaise's opponent, incumbent Charles Hawkins, isn't taking anything for granted.
The 14- year veteran of politics is also shaking plenty of hands.
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((SEN. CHARLES HAWKINS/R- CHATHAM: I STARTED OUT THIS MORNING AT SIX O'CLOCK AND VOTED IN CLIMAX AND DROVE TO CAMPBELL COUNTY, WENT TO PRECINCTS UP THERE AND SAW SOME FOLKS UP THERE I HAVEN'T SEEN IN A WHILE, BUT IT'S ALWAYS A GOOD FEELING TO GET OUT YOU MEET SOME OLD FRIENDS, AND GET TO SEE SOME FOLKS AND SAY SOME THINGS AND IT'S A NICE TURNOUT AND I'M PLEASED ABOUT THAT.))
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Another interesting Southside race we'll tell you about at Six centers on Delegate Whitt Clement and his Republican challenger Nancy Keel.
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Now for a look at how things are shaping up in Central Virginia, let's head to Steve Smallshaw in Lynchburg.

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Teresa, one of those races that figures to be a real dogfight to the end is the 23rd District House of Delegates contest.
LIVE=Steve/Full
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Republican Preston Bryant and Democrat Gil Cobbs have spent several weeks lobbing your typical political grenades at each other.
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And as you might expect, they disagree on who has the momentum going into this final day of the campaign.
Bryant says a good turnout favors the Republicans.
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((PRESTON BRYANT/R- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: THE CONSERVATIVE VOTE, THEY WILL VOTE NO MATTER HOW HIGH THE WATER IS AND SO WE'RE DEPENDING ON THE WHOLE CONSERVATIVE BASE TO GET OUT TO VOTE TODAY AND I REALLY THINK PEOPLE WILL. THEY UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IS A HISTORIC ELECTION IN VIRGINIA.)) ((GIL COBBS/D- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: I THINK THE MOMENTUM HAS CLEARLY BEEN SHIFTED TO THE DEMOCRATS. ESPECIALLY WHEN WITH REGARD TO THE SMITHFIELD FOODS FLAP AND ALSO PEOPLE HAVE RESENTED QUITE HARSHLY THE GOVERNOR'S INVOLVING ALMOST EVERY CABINET MEMBER, THE GOVERNMENT COMING TO A STANDSTILL AS EVERYBODY CAMPAIGNED.))
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SUPER=01-Gil Cobbs/(D) House of Delegates Candidate; :13
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OUT Q=as everybody campaigned.
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If the Republicans are going to make history today, this is one of the House seats they cannot afford to lose.
It was vacated by Republican Steve Newman who's running for the State Senate this year.
DOUBLE BOX=Jean/Steve


And whether the G-O-P hangs onto this House of Delegates seat could hinge on how well Newman fares in his race with Democrat Barbara Coleman. We'll hear from both of them at 6. Jean?

5-Bedford-Races


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In Bedford County and City, voters have a variety of issues to consider.
However, tonight's votes may change the name and form of government for both areas.
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If a consolidation agreement passes it would turn Bedford County into Virginia's largest city, covering seven-hundred-70 square miles.
The current city of Bedford would become what is known as a shire within that new city.
Officials say high voter turnout indicates that citizens are concerned.
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((MARIE BATTEN/BEDFORD CO. REGISTRAR: ))
SUPER=01-Marie Batten/Bedford Co. Registrar;
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The other big issue in Bedford County is the five candidate Sheriff's race.
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5-Japan-Rape


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In other news: Three U-S Servicemen have confessed in the rape of a 12 year old Japanese girl.
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One confessed to the actual rape, two others admitted to helping plan the crime.
SUPER=03-Atlanta;


But today the families of the servicemen say they're being railroaded by the Japanese and U-S governments.
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((BARBARA CANNON/SERVICEMAN'S MOTHER: MY SON IS INNOCENT. HE SAYS HE IS AND I BELIEVE HIM.))
SUPER=01-Barbara Cannon/Serviceman's Mother; 00 quick!
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OUT Q=and I believe him."
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The three will go to trial in Japan-- three judges will decide their fate.
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5-Boston-Shooting


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Three men are now in custody in Boston, charged in yesterday's deadly restaurant shooting.
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The two caught near the scene had innocent pleas entered for them today as police announced yet a third arrest.
Four people died in the shooting.
A fifth person is in critical condition.
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Police say the motive is unclear but local reports susggest a fight over drug money.
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They are the last people to campaign for their parties before you enter the voting booth.
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stocks bump next

5-POLLS


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Even after the media blitz, newspaper ads, and personal appearances- candidates still try to get one last message out at the Polls.
Weary campaign workers spend much of the day handing out literature to the voters, making one final attempt to get your vote. DOUBLE JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans is at the polls with some of the folks who've been hard at work all day.
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This Election Day is hardly behind us--but do you know who is running for President next year?
ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check, the American Medical Association is issuing new guidelines, for doctors to recognize and treat victims of sexual assault.
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((SEXUAL ASSAULT IN AMERICA IS A TRAGEDY THAT MUST END. IT IS A NIGHTMARE FROM WHICH WE MUST AWAKEN OURSELVES. ))
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5-Alzheimer's


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The doctor who discovered the Alzheimer's gene now says he knows HOW the trait causes the disease.
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Doctor Allen Roses says the finding could bring about drugs that might delay the onset of Alzheimer's for 20 years-- most people wouldn't live long enough to get it.
The Duke University researcher says the Alzheimer's trait weakens the microscopic "plumbing" that carries nutrients to brain cells and flushes out the waste.
He says people with the Alzheimer's gene are more likely to die after a head injury, because of the weakened condition of their nerve cells.
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5-Sex-Assault


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The American Medical Association has new guidelines for physicians on recognizing and treating sexual assault victims.
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((DR. LONNIE BRISTOW/A.M.A. PRESIDENT: SEXUAL ASSAULT WHETHER BY A STRANGER OR DATE RAPE, WHETHER IT'S FORCED BY THREATS, ALCOHOL, OR A WEAPON. SEXUAL ASSAULT IS A GRUELING, HORRIFYING, AND SENSELESS CRIME)) ((BARBARA ENGLE/SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIM: IT ROBBED ME OF MY INDEPENDENCE, MY ABILITY TO FEEL JOY AND SAFETY, MY SELF CONFIDENCE, MY TRUST IN OTHER PEOPLE'S ESSENTIAL GOODNESS. THAT RAPIST MEANT TO DOMINATE AND TO HUMILIATE ME, AND NOT SURPRISINGLY I FELT VULNERABLE, POWERLESS AND DIRTY.))
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SUPER=01-Barbara Engle/Sexual Assault Victim; :12
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The A-M-A says the guidelines will help law enforcement, doctors and lawyers help victims-- many of whom blame themselves and are reluctant to talk.
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5-Midwives


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Midwives make Caesarean sections less likely-- that according to Public Citizen's Health Research Group.
The consumer group reports women who rely on nurse-midwives to deliver their babies are only half as likely to have C-section deliveries.
Also-- with midwives' help, two out of three mothers who've had C-sections are able to deliver the next baby without surgery. 2-SHOT toss to sports 2-SHOT-TOSS
ANCHOR=Jean


Many candidates are hoping to win a seat in the state capitol.
ANCHOR=Connie


But the Virginia Tech Hokies are heading to the nation's capitol.
Mike is here with details in tonight's Ticker.

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Good afternoon everybody, welcome to your rainy, election day two minute ticker. And speaking of votes the Hokies received enough this week to return to the top 25 national ranking.
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The Associated Press has ranked the Hokies 23rd, after crushing the Syracuse Orangemen 31-7 at Lane Stadium.
The win puts the 7 and 2 Hokies in position to win or at least tie for the conference title. They must now avoid an emotional let down against Temple. Tech plays the 1 and 8 Owls this weekend at RFK Stadium.
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((FRANK BEAMER/VIRGINIA TECH HEAD COACH:)) ((JIM DRUCKENMILLER/VIRGINIA TECH QUARTERBACK:))
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The Roanoke Express is back home in the Roundhouse tonight skating against the South Carolina Stingrays in a 7pm faceoff.
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Last night in the NHL, New York Rangers captain Mark Messier recorded his 17th career hat trick and recorded his 500th career goal as the Rangers beat the Flames 4-to-2
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((MARK MESSIER/500 CAREER GOALS:))
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And last night in Irving, Texas Emmitt Smith and the Cowboys ripped the Philadelphia Eagles 34-to-12.
The NFL's premier back picked up 158 yards and scored twice.
The Cowboys next take on the 49ers this Sunday.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=NONE

Coming up at six, the national league manager of the year award is up for grabs tonight.
We'll open the envelope and meet the winner in about 30 minutes.
Have a good night. take a break

5-President


ANCHOR=Jean
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With one year to go until the PRESIDENTIAL election, do you know who's running?
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A new survey finds that almost three-quarters of Americans don't know anyone running for president other than President Clinton.
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The poll for the cable T-V channel "America's Talking" finds that Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole is the best-known candidate besides President Clinton.
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Only 20 percent named Texas Senator Phil Gramm as a candidate.
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25 percent named retired General Colin Powell as a candidate, even though he hasn't decided whether to he's running.

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The polls close in about 90-minutes and NEWS-7 will have updates throughout the evening.
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Keith Humphry joins us from the newsroom with the schedule.
ANCHOR=Keith
SUPER=@Keith1;


Jean as soon as results start coming in, we will crawl the numbers across the bottom of your screen.
Beginning At 8:00, NEWS-7 will provide coverage every 30-minutes with the latest returns and live reports from the House and Senate races.
Plus results for local contests in the region.
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But first more Election Day coverage heading your way on NEWS-7 at SIX.
ANCHOR=Jean

Thanks Keith and we'll have a full wrapup on NEWS-7 at 11. Goodnight.