In sports, Scores and highlights from this afternoon's college football
And in racing, Joe Bessey wins his first Busch race taking the checkered
flag in the MBNA 200 in Dover.
Fall arrives right on schedule, as the temperatures drop in a hurry
The chilly forecast is ahead.
Good evening, I'm Ellen Qualls. sitting in for Eric Earnhart.
Investigators are still searching for a motive and suspects in the stabbing
death of a Roanoke man.
A neighbor found 39-year-old Linwood Austin in his Day Avenue apartment
She called police around three after hearing a thump and then seeing blood
leaking through her ceiling.
The crime rate on Day Avenue concerns many residents, but it's NOT stopping
people from moving into the community.
Nancy Craig is renovating her old home and owns two more she plans to
renovate and rent.
IN Q=we wanted to
((NANCY CRAIG/DAY AVE. RESIDENT: WE WANTED TO BRING IN FAMILIES THAT WILL
CLEAN UP AND CHANGE AND BRING IT BACK TO THE WAY IT WAS.))
SUPER=01-Nancy Craig/Day Ave. Resident;
OUT Q= WAY IT WAS
Investigators need your help in solving this crime.
They say a neighbor saw Austin go into his apartment yesterday morning
around 11-30 and that he always had frequent visitors.
If you have any information call the Roanoke City Police Department.
Nine years ago today the first Lotto ticket was sold in Virginia.
And finally today, the biggest individual winners in Virginia Lottery
history drove up from Halifax County to claim their prize.
Sam and Cynthia Brown say it was a bit of folk wisdom about Mrs. Brown's
itchy hand that paid off big.
IN Q=Well they
((CYNTHIA BROWN/LOTTO WINNER: WELL THEY GOT A SAYING THAT WHEN YOUR HAND
ITCHES YOU GONNA GET SOME MONEY. SO I PLAYED THEN.))
SUPER=01-Cynthia Brown/Lotto Winner;
OUT Q=played then.
The Browns aren't saying much about their lives in Halifax County.
They say they waited to claim their 26-point-2 million dollar jackpot until
they had financial advice on how to spend it.
It's the fifth largest prize in Lottery history, but the largest ever to go
to one individual winner.
The Browns will get 19 annual payments of 892-thousand-523 dollars, after
A dozen Roanoke residents will soon be walking a beat.
Tomorrow they will graduate from the first Crime Abatement Residential
Effort Patrol training program.
These citizens are a part of the CARE Team.
IT's a new crime prevention program sponsored by the Roanoke City Police
The motto is "observation, not confrontation."
These citizens will work in teams, on foot, by bike or in a car.
IN Q=WE'RE TRYING TO
((SGT. R.L. ARRINGTON/ROANOKE POLICE DEPT: WE'RE TRYING TO EMPHASIZE BEING
SPECIFIC TO CERTAIN THINGS WE NEED AND HOW TO CONTINUE TO OBSERVE THE CRIME
WITH OUT BEING OBSERVED THEMSELVES.))
SUPER=01-SGT. R.L.Arrington/Roanoke Police Dept.;
OUT Q=BING OBSERVED THEMSELVES
IN Q=YOU NEED TO
((ESTELLE MCCADDEN/MELROSE-RUGBY NEIGHBORHOOD FORUM: YOU NEED TO GET OUT THERE
AND BE ACTIVE. HELP GET SOME OF THE THINGS DONE THAT YOU NEED TO BE DONE.))
SUPER=01-Estelle McCadden/Melrose-Rugby Neighborhood Forum;
OUT Q=NEED TO BE DONE
U.S. Cellular is donating phones and air time to the CARE Patrol.
The citizen officers will be able to report suspicious behavior by touching
The patrol is a volunteer unit and not allowed to carry weapons or interact
HARD MUSIC UNDER
Up next on News 7..
Also, remembering your every step may be a hard task.
Now one group's every step is helping those who can't remember at all.
We'll explain when the news continues.
But first let's check in with Andrew in the weather center.
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MUSIC UP FULL
SUPER=82-1.46''/minus 0.75''/23.56''/minus 6.27'';
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Trips down memory lane can be fun -- but for some these trips are
Today nearly 200 people walked for those who CAN'T remember.
This is the first Memory Walk organized by The Roanoke-Salem Alzheimer's
About 40-thousand people in Southwest Virginia suffer from the disease.
Nationally the number is four million, making Alzheimer's one of the leading
contributing causes of death for older Americans.
Money raised today will help the association provide services in Southwest
IN Q=WE ARE HERE
((ELLEN WARD/ROANOKE-SALEM ALZHEIMER'S ASSOC.: WE ARE HERE TO HELP GET THE
INFORMATION OUT ABOUT ALZHEIMER'S. WE HAVE SUPPORT GROUPS WE WANT TO BE HERE
FOR THE PEOPLE FOR THE FAMILIES.))
((JULIE MCHUGH/MEMORY WALK CHAIRPERSON: IT SLOWLY BUT SURELY TAKES AWAY THEIR
MEMORIES. I THINK THAT NOT ONLY IS THE PERSON A VICTIM BUT THE FAMILIES SUFFER
SUPER=01-Ellen Ward/Roanoke-Salem Alzheimer's Assoc.;
SUPER=01-Julie McHugh/Memory Walk Chairperson; :12
OUT Q=SUFFER THE GREATEST
The Roanoke-Salem Chapter is a part of a network of nearly 200 chapters in
all 50 states.
Those chapters are hosting Memory Walks as well.
On the next On Record-- it's a topic some people chose to put off as long
as possible-- death and dying.
For many at the end of life-- and their loved ones-- hospice is the answer:
living the remaining days in the comfort of home.
Connie Stevens has this preview.
IN Q=Herbert Conley has come
SUPER=01-Herbert Conley/Hospice Patient; :13
SUPER=01-Bev Conley/Caregiver; :46
SUPER=01-Dr. Robert Heath/Carilion Hospice Roanoke; 1:11
OUT Q=CS, News 7.
((Herbert Conley has come to grips with the conditions now taking their toll
on his body--
Between a weakening heart and cancer-- he has resigned himself to simply
enjoying his final days-- at home.
IN Q=The main thing
((HERBERT CONLEY/HOSPICE PATIENT: THE MAIN THING IS YOU HAVE TO FOCUS YOUR MIND
ON OTHER THINGS AND TRY TO ENJOY LIFE, INSTEAD OF WORRYING ABOUT WHEN IT IS
GOING TO HAPPEN AND THAT SORT OF THING, I DON'T LET IT CROSS MY MIND AND
HAVEN'T FOR A LONG TIME. ))
OUT Q=a long time.
For Herbert and his wife Bev, Carilion's hospice program has been a great
help-- providing medical attention-- even assistance wading through medical
statements, and of course, emotional support.
IN Q=I think mainly
((BEV CONLEY/CAREGIVER: I THINK MAINLY IT'S JUST TALKING WITH SOMEONE, LETTING
THEM KNOW HOW YOU FEEL AND GETTING YOUR EMOTIONS OUT. AND THAT HAS BEEN THE
BEST THING FOR ME.))
OUT Q=thing for me.
And there is always a financial side to any health care issue-- some say
hospice is one of the first forms of managed care.
IN Q=When managed care
DR. ROBERT HEATH/MEDICAL DIRECTOR, CARILION HOSPICE ROANOKE: WHEN MANAGED CARE
LOOKS AT COST-EFFECTIVE WAYS OF PROVIDING CARE FOR PEOPLE, THEY FIND THAT
HOSPICES PROVIDE GOOD QUALITY COST EFFECTIVE CARE AND CAN KEEP PEOPLE OUT OF
EMERGENCY ROOM,S, CAN KEEP PATIENTS OUT OF PROLONGED HOSPITAL STAYS. KEEP THEM
AT HOME WITH THEIR FAMILIES. AND THAT'S WHAT ALOT OF HMO'S STRIVE TO DO, KEEP
PATIENTS AT HOME, AND THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT HOSPICE IS VERY GOOD AT DOING.))
OUT Q=very good at doing
For more information about Hospice Care, watch ON-RECORD, tomorrow, at 11.m.
Connie Stevens, News 7.))
And coming up, The Orioles win big at the Yard this afternoon a couple of
upsets in college football.
But sixth ranked North Carolina comes from behind to beat Maryland in the
S-W & L
GRAPHIC=W & L logo
Washington and Lee opened its home football season this afternoon in a key
ODAC game against Guilford.
SUPER=03-Lexington/Generals vs Quackers; :
The Generals marched on to Wilson field hoping to win their season opener.
After a defensive battle in the first quarter, The Quackers got down to
Business as quarterback Danny Strelkausks hooks up with Junior Lord for the 11
yard touchdown Guilford led 7 to nothing.
A few minutes later Guilford would get the ball again This time quarterback
Jason Hoffman throws the bomb to William Rochelle for the 60 yard touchdown
Guilford led 13 to nothing.
The Generals decided to go their own air attack as Christian Batcheller
connects with J.T. Malatesta for the 23 yard touchdown W & l trailed by six
Then with less one minute left in SUPER=36-W & L/20/Guilford/34/;the
first half the Generals would go to their passing game one more time at
Batcheller fires the bullet to Scott Humphrey's who runs in for the score as
Guilford goes on to win it 34 to 20.
Oscar Davenport threw for 281 yqards and two touchdowns as sixth ranked
North Carolina beat Maryland 40 to 14.
SUPER=03-College Park, MD/SUNSHINE; :
The Carolina band playing as the team comes to the field.
In the second quarter, Maryland quarterback Brian Cummings rolls out and
keeps it scoring from 3 yards out to make it 7 to nothing Terps.
Davenport then put the ball in the air on this play he hooks up with Na
Brown on the 15 yard touchdown pass play to tie the game at 7 to 7.
Davenport struck again in the third SUPER=36-North
Carolina/40/Maryland/14/;quarter this time he hits Jason Peace on the 19 yard
touchdown play to make it 27 to 7 and the Tar Heels win it 40 to 14.
Tennessee rolled into Gainesville this afternoon for a S-E-C showdown with
the Florida Gators.
SUPER=03-Gainsville, FL/CBS SPORTS; :
The third ranked Gators got on the board in the first quarter Doug Johnson
hits Jamie Richardson on this 11 yard touchdown strike to make it 7 to nothing
with 9-minutes left in the period.
Tennessee quarterback Payton Manning then turned the ball over throwing
this interception to Tony George. He gets a couple of blocks and takes it 88
yards down field for the score to make it 14 to nothing Florida.
Manning answered the interception SUPER=36-Florida/33/Tennessee/20/;in
the second quarter when he hits Jermaine Copeland on this 23 yard touchdown
pass but Florida goes on to win it 33 to 20.
SUPER=03-Louisville, KY/CBS SPORTS; :
In Louisville, Penn State putting its number one ranking on the line.
Curtis Enis had a big first half here he scores the second of his three
touchdowns on a four yard run as Penn State routs the Cardinals.
For all of the scores lets check the boards.
WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=0101-j/New Hampshire/24//William & Mary/22///j/Rowan/54//Ferrum/6///;
SUPER=0101-j/Hampton/7//N.C. A & T/2///j/Guilford/34//W & L/20///;
SUPER=0101-j/Emory & Henry/31//Bridgewater/7////JMU/7//Massachusetts/0/1//;
SUPER=0101-/Norfolk State/21/j/Delaware St./24///j/Concord/24//Newport
SUPER=0101-/Maryland/14/j/North Carolina#6/40////Georgia Tech///Wake
SUPER=0101-/Army///Duke///Night//N.C. State///N. Illinois///Night/;
SUPER=0101-/Iowa#13/49//Iowa St./13/3///Arizona St.///BYU///Night/;
SUPER=0101-j/Michigan St.#17/23//Notre Dame/7///j/Washington
SUPER=0101-/Stanford#21/20//Oregon St./18/3///Colorado St.#23///Air
OUT Q=....last score."
SUPER=330-Rain Possible/Clearing & Breezy/54-59/Mostly Sunny/Breezy &
SUPER=331-Scattered Showers/Then Clearing & Cool/54-59/Mostly Sunny/&
SUPER=332-Rain Possible/Clear & Breezy/54-59/Turning/Clear/63-67;
SUPER=333-Scattered Showers/Then Clearing/48-52/Partly Sunny/& Breezy/61-65;
SUPER=334-Clouds & Showers/Then Clear & Cool/54-59/Turning/Partly Sunny/66-69;