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Coming up on News 7-
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Local soldiers serving in Bosnia are on their way home to American soil.
A scheduling nightmare for almost all the students at Cave Spring High School. What's going on there now? We'll explain. And the man known best as Rocky's manager passes away-
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News 7 is next.

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Good evening.
The scheduling problems at Cave Spring High School are solved, but it got worse before it got better.
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Administrators had to start from scratch to fix 100 student schedules.
That means the MAJORITY of the students got NEW schedules this week.
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In just a few hours the peacekeepers in Bosnia will come back home to American soil. We'll have an update on their return.
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And some boy scouts in Seattle are having a ball with their popcorn sale.
We'll have the sticky details.
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Join us for news seven at eleven.

Bosnia-Troops


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After serving six months in Bosnia, soldiers from our area are almost home tonight.
In just a few short hours the troops from Danville will pull into Fort Benning, Georgia.
Tina Tenret is there.
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Cave-Spring


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Scheduling problems for about 100 students at Cave Spring High School are solved.
But now most students are dealing brand new schedules-- three weeks into the school year.
Andrew Freiden reports.
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(( During the first two weeks of classes about 100 people had scheduling problems including incorrect courses, extra study halls, and no lunch periods.
An attempt to correct THAT mixup has now resulted in changes for a MAJORITY of the 13- hundred students.
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((DEANNA GORDON/ROANOKE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD CHAIR: THAT'S FAIR, IT DID AFFECT THE MAJORITY OF STUDENTS. AND THAT'S BECAUSE WITHOUT THAT BACKUP DATA, WE COULDN'T VIEW THE SCHEDULE IN IT'S TOTAL PERCEPTION, AND THEREFORE COULDN'T FIND SLOTS FOR THE 75 THAT HAD YET TO HAVE FULL SCHEDULES PRODUCED. ))
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Students point out guidance counselors have made slow, but steady progress on the newest set of scheduling problems.
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((ANN AYDLETT/CAVE SPRING H.S. STUDENT: THEY GAVE ME ANATOMY WHEN I WASN'T SUPPOSED TO BUT IT WAS JUST A SMALL PROBLEM AND THEY FIXED IT OUT AND SO NOW EVERYTHING'S FINE.))
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But students say it has been hard to talk with guidance counselors about other things like college applications.
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((BRIAN BIAS/CAVE SPRING H.S. SENIOR: LIKE MY MOM HAD TO CALL AND FIND OUT ABOUT THE SAT'S BECAUSE I TRIED TO GO THERE AND TALK TO THEM AND THEY'RE JUST LIKE, FOR A COUPLE OF MORE WEEKS THEY'RE NOT GOING TO DEAL WITH THAT.))
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The problems all started when a computerized scheduling program crashed and the system wasn't properly backed up.
Superintendent Gordon wouldn't comment on the status of the assistant principal responsible for the scheduling plan.
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((THEY'RE BE PLENTY OF TIME LATER ON TO EXAMINE THE WRECKAGE, IF YOU WOULD, AND FIND THE LITTLE BLACK BOXES AND FIND OUT WHAT THE CAUSES OF THE CRASH WERE. ))
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((ANDREW FREIDEN/REPORTER: GORDON SAYS FOR THE PAST TWO WEEKS, ADMINISTRATORS HAVE FOCUSED ON FIXING THE SCHEDULING PROBLEM, AND NOT ON PLACING BLAME. ANDREW FREIDEN, NEWS 7 ))
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School-Boards


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Scheduling wasn't an issue tonight as the three area school boards accomplished something new.
Roanoke City, Roanoke County, and Salem's school boards just wanted to meet, face-to-face for the first time.
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Board members hope cooperation will help the three localities share ideas, pool resources, and improve services.
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((WE'RE RIGHT HERE NEXT TO EACH OTHER. OUR KIDS PLAY WITH EACH OTHER, OUR KIDS OFTEN GO ON TO HIGHER EDUCATION AND JOBS TOGETHER. SO IT JUST MAKES SENSE FOR THE BOARDS TO WORK AS CLOSELY TOGETHER AS POSSIBLE. )) ((MIKE STOVALL/ROANOKE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD CHAIR: THERE ARE A LOT OF REGIONAL PROGRAMS THAT TAKE PLACE THAT SALEM, ROANOKE, AND ROANOKE COUNTY IS INVOLVED IN THAT'S NOT NECESSARILY ALL TOGETHER. WE'RE LOOKING TO TAKE THE REGIONAL PROGRAMS, AND JUST INCORPORATE THEM TOGETHER. ))
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The idea for the meeting came from the three school superintendents, who routinely meet to discuss common issues.
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Cove-Search


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An autopsy is being performed on the body of a fisherman who was discovered today in the reservoir at Carvin's Cove.
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53-year old Cecil Donald Short disappeared Sunday morning leaving his boat full of fishing gear.
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The search took four days before a family member aiding in the search finally found Short at around 9 o'clock this morning near the dam.
Relatives say Short was a good swimmer and probably had a heart attack before drowning.
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Explosion


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One worker is still missing
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after an explosion ripped through a factory in Columbus Ohio.
The blast at Georgia Pacific also sent seven people to the hospital- including two firefighters.
Workers were apparently making resin when the tank exploded.
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Albright


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Secretary of State Madeleine Albright is asking Yasser Arafat to crack down on terrorists.
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But today she also had some words for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu- and those settlements he's been building.
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((ISRAEL SHOULD BE TAKING STEPS THAT BUILD CONFIDENCE AND SHOULD REFRAIN FROM ACTIONS THAT UNDERMINE CONFIDENCE AND TRUST.))
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Albright visited people injured in the attack on a Jerusalem market last week.
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toss-2-robin)
(ROBIN REED IS NEXT!)
(GO TO ROBIN!)

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Coming up next, a local man is heading to prison for attacking a former Miss Virginia,
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and we'll tell you why local apple growers say they will NOT produce unpasteurized apple cider this year.
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((MERLE JAMISON:WE JUST DON'T WANT ANYONE TO GET SICK OFF APPLES BECAUSE IT'S SUCH A HEALTHFUL FOOD ))
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Carter


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Michael Carter was sentenced to 11 years in prison today for assaulting former Miss Virginia Lisa Aliff.
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Carter asked the court for mercy saying Aliff started the fight, but the judge stood by the jury's recommendations.
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Carter tried to lay some of the blame on his former girlfriend, saying she became violent during their confrontation last December, but he admitted, he got carried away.
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((FRED KING/COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY; THIS WOMAN, ACCORDING TO HIS STORY, WAS NOT STANDING OVER HIM WITH A LOADED GUN SAYING DO THIS, DO THAT, I MEAN HE'S A BIG GUY, HE'S AN ATHLETE. 9:17:32 RICHARD LAWRENCE/DEFENSE ATTORNEY; I'M SORRY THAT MR. CARTER GOT AS MUCH TIME AS HE DID, IT JUST REMINDS ME OF WHAT MY MOTHER SAID, A NICE GIRL WON'T GET YOU IN TROUBLE. ))
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Lawrence says he doesn't know if Carter will appeal his conviction.

Coffeewood


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The warden of one of Virginia's medium security prisons has resigned amidst allegations of mismanagement.
The state Department of Corrections says a grand jury will take up various criminal charges later this month.
Coffeewood Correctional Center is in the town of Culpeper.
Sources tell News 7 the 11-hundred inmate prison was overpaying a doctor for medical services.
Warden George Dodson was re-assigned in August, before yesterday's resignation.

Diana


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More information about the driver killed along with Princess Diana-
Vicki Mabrey reports on just what drugs were found in Henri Paul's blood.
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((WHEN HENRI PAUL LEFT THE RITZ HOTEL WITH PRINCESS DIANA THAT FATAL NIGHT, HE WAS UNFIT TO TAKE THE WHEEL. BUT NEW INFORMATION REVEALS PAUL HAD MIXED A LOT ALCOHOL WITH TWO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS. LIKE MILLIONS OF OTHERS, HENRI PAUL WAS TAKING PROZAC, USED TO TREAT MILD DEPRESSION.
VICKY MABRI/REPORTING: In addition to the Prozac found in Henri Paul s blood, the tests also detected low levels of this drug, Tiapride. It s an anti-depressant used to treat aggression, anxiety, and tremors. It s often prescribed for Parkinson s patients, heavy drinkers, and recovering alcoholics. TIAPRIDES INSTRUCTIONS WARN USERS NOT TO CONSUME ALCOHOL DURING TREATMENT. DR. MICHEL CRAPLET, FRENCH ASSOC. FOR ALCOHOLISM PREVENTION: I really think paparazzi are not the main factor of the accident. I think alcohol is the main factor. And if you take speed, stress and take the antidepressants mixed, I think the relative risk of an accident may be one thousand times more.
PHOTOGRAPHER LASZLO VERES SPECIALIZED IN PICTURES OF DIANA, BUT IN JULY HE CAPTURED A FAMILIAR FACE ON FILM -- NOT ACTOR GEORGE
CLOONEY --- BUT RITZ SECURITY MAN HENRI PAUL. VERES WAS

ARRESTED AT THE CRASH SCENE. EARLIER THAT NIGHT AT THE RITZ , HE SAYS HENRI PAUL CHATTED WITH THE WAITING PHOTOGRAPHERS. HE CAME TO TALK TO US, VERES SAYS, BUT SINCE EVERYTHING HE WAS SAYING SEEMED INCOHERENT I WASN'T LISTENING.))

Mother-Teresa


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The three major T-V networks and cable networks are planning live
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coverage of Mother Teresa's funeral early Saturday morning.
You can watch here on your hometown station- beginning at approximately one in the morning.
People have complained the networks are overloading on Diana coverage, while overlooking the nun's death.
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Cider-Sales


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A warning goes out from the Food and Drug Administration- avoid unpasteurized juice drinks that could contain E-Coli Bacteria.
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The F-D-A is requesting producers to use a warning label on cider that's not heat treated.
That's because E-coli is dangerous to children, the elderly and people with weak immune systems.
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Some local apple growers are going one step further and not even selling natural or "raw" cider.
The owner of Jamison (JAY mison) Orchard says even if people prefer the taste of natural cider, they won't be able to buy it at many local farms.
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((MERLE JAMISON/ORCHARD:THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT, THE FDA SAYS IT ONCE BELIEVED THAT THE E. COLI COULDN'T LIVE IN A PRODUCT AS ACIDY AS CIDER, BUT NOW WE KNOW IT CAN. WE JUST HAVE TO ADAPT TO THAT CHANGE))
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The largest scare happened last year on the West coast where children became ill after drinking a gourmet brand of unpasteurized apple juice.
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Stay with us, a real estate investor could give lessons on bargain hunting,
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and the entertainment world loses one of its most loveable grumpy old Men. Burgess Meredith dies at 89.
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Meredith


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The actor who best known as Rocky Balboa's boxing manager has died.
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Burgess Meredith was 89.
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((CAUSE YOU HAD THE TALENT TO BECOME A GOOD FIGHTER. YOU BECAME A LEG BREAKER.. IT'S A WASTE OF A LIFE.))
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Meredith's film roles spanned 60 years-
He's also remembered for his role as the Penguin in the Batman series.
Meredith also starred in Day of the Locust and Grumpy Old men.
Meredith suffered from cancer and Alzheimer's disease- He was 89.
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School-Auction


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A lucky real estate investor may have gotten a real bargain today in Amherst County.
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A public auction of the old Madison Heights Elementary School attracted little interest, and the winning bid was just 25- thousand dollars.
The building and land are worth more than TEN times that amount.
Two years of delays may have driven the price down.
In 1995, a group of investors was ready to pay more than 200-thousand dollars for the school, but the deal fell apart.
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((ROBERT OBEY/FORMER INVESTOR: THE STICKING POINT WAS THAT THE COUNTY WANTED US TO SPEND TWO MILLION ON DEVELOPMENT AND DID NOT WANT US TO OWN THE PROPERTY, WHICH WAS UNACCEPTABLE TO US. WHAT COMES OUT ALMOST TWO YEARS LATER IS THAT, THE COUNTY BECAUSE THEY LOST ONE OF THE BEST OPPORTUNITIES THEY HAD TO MAKE A DEAL WORK A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO NOW IS HAVING A FIRE SALE TO GET RID OF IT BECAUSE NOBODY WANTS IT AND IT'S A SHAME.))
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Today's winning bid must still be approved by the Amherst County board of supervisors.
They meet next Tuesday.
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S-Ali


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Christie's in Los Angeles is getting ready to auction off some of the Greatest souvenirs and that's our News 7 Extra Point.
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The auction house will be selling off memorabilia from boxer Muhammad Ali on October 19th.
Over three thousand items are on the block.
They include the robe Ali wore in his Zaire fight with George Foreman.
The sale even led to a discovery in the robe.
When it was examined an astrological chart was found sewn in the lining.
It predicted Ali would win the fight with Foreman.
The auction is expected to raise 1.7 million dollars, part of which will go to Ali's favorite charity.
We'll be back with more sports in a moment.
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2-Cards


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St. Louis first baseman Mark McGwire has added a new page to Major League Baseball's record book.
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Yesterday McGwire led off the Cardinal third inning with an estimated 446 foot homer over the left field wall off San Francisco's Shawn Estes.
McGwire joins Babe Ruth as the only players in Major league history with consecutive 50 homer seasons.
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It was McGwire's 16-th homer in 34 games since going the Cardinals July 31-st.
He hit 52 with Oakland last year and he's also the sixth player to hit 50 homers twice.
That's it for sports. Have a great day everybody.

S-Astros


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Dante Bichette hit a grand slam in a five run seventh inning to lead the Colorado Rockies over Houston 9 to 7.
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The Rockies trailed 3 to nothing but in the bottom of the fourth Colorado's Larry Walker sends this pitch over the right centerfield but the rockies still trailed 4 to 2.
Colorado picked up another run in the fourth Vinny Castillo hits this solo homer to left field and the Rockies cut the Astros lead to 4 to 3.
Then after tieing the score at 4 to SUPER=35-Colorado/9/Houston/7/;4 the

Rockies blew the game open in the bottom of the seventh Bichette with this Grand slam homer and Colorado beats Houston 9 to 7.
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S-Scores


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The Orioles had the night off but the Yankees were in Boston taking on the Red Sox.
For all of tonight's scores lets go to the boards.
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And coming up, Doctors say two time Indy 500 winner Emerson Fittapaldi should recover 100 per cent from injuries he suffered in a plane crash
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And Steve Mason will check in with the Lady Cavaliers of Lord Botetourt tonight on Hometown Hoops.
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S-Syracuse


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This Saturday night at Virginia Tech the Hokies will host the Orangemen of Syracuse in a Big East Showdown.
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After opening the season with a win over Wisconsin, the Orangemen have hit hard times.
North Carolina state scored on a two point conversion in overtime to beat the Orangemen 32 to 31 at the Carrier Dome.
And then last week the Syracuse lost a close one at Oklahoma to the Sooners 38 to 34.
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The 1 and 2 start is not that important but the Orangemen play their first Big East game when they take on the Hokies Saturday evening in Blacksburg.
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The Hokies and Orangemen tee it up Saturday night at six at Lane Stadium Worsham field.

S-Hoops


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In Hometown Hoops Weekly tonight
Steve Mason checks in on the Lord Botetourt Lady Cavaliers in what is turning out to be a rebuilding year.
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((:)) ((:)) ((The script could not have had a happier ending last year. But those tears of joy are gone as is head coach David Wheat, Sarah Hicks and Sara Moore, the foundation of the team's success. ((:)) Amiee Byrd's play has changed dramatically. Without a primary ball handler returning, the senior has had to take over the majority of the point guard duties. ((:))
The Lady Cavaliers are 3 and 2 and have yet to face perhaps the most grueling Blue Ridge District schedule to date with William Byrd at the head of the pack. But first year coach Chuck Pound, along with Byrd, Tekesha Basham, and Kim Daugherty, the most experienced players from last year, seem to have been successful in removing the pressure that comes with following a great team.)) ((:)) ((:)) ((:))
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S-Indy


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Two time Indy 500 champion Emerson Fittipaldi's recovery from a plane crash is looking good.
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Fittipaldi was transferred to a hospital in Miami and doctors there say chances are almost 100 per cent that Fittipaldi will walk again after surgery.
A Neurologist says Fittipaldi has minimal Paralysis and numbness in his left leg from a fractured back vertebra following a plane crash.
A team of 10 doctors is scheduled to operate later today and Fittipaldi could be out of the hospital in a week.
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S-Smith


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Speedway Motorsports is expanding to the Garden State. Bruton Smith announced yesterday that he plans to build a race track in the area round Atlantic City.
Smith said the company has three potential sites but would not give another details.
Speedway Motorsports owns tracks in Atlanta, Charlotte, Fort Worth, Texas, Bristol Tennessee and Sonoma, California.
That's all the time for Sports, but a little later Doctors say Emerson Fittipaldi should recover 100 percent from injuries suffered in a plane crash.

VIDEO


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It's an example of pop culture to the extreme and it's our video of the day.
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They unveiled the World's Largest Popcorn Ball in Seattle, Washington, today.
A semi truck hauled the sticky mass into the Seattle Center.
The ball is on tour for the Boy Scouts of America.
It will stop in 50 cities to promote the Scouts' annual popcorn sale.
The ball weighs in at five thousand pounds and it's still growing.
Everywhere it stops Scouts will get the chance to add to it.
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When it's finally done, the popcorn ball is expected to weigh more than four tons.