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Straight ahead on News 7-
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A boy missing while selling school chocolate- is found murdered.
Hooters boys could join the ranks at the restaurant chian.
Plus we'll catch up with Jim Drunkenmiller in Carolina.
And something scary could be coming in the mail. We'll explain
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News 7 is next.

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Good Evening.
A 12 year old missing while selling school wrapping paper-
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has been found murdered.
Eddie Werner was found not far from his suburban New Jersey home- strangled
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to death. Police say the family moved to the area for greater safety.
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Testimony today in the case of a Roanoke Strip club- from a woman who says erotic dancing is a creative expression.
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And a Florida man walks out of his home to find a six foot alligator.
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Plus Steve Mason catches up with Jim Drukenmiller at Carolina panther stadium.
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Join us for News 7 at eleven.

Power-Line


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TAPE#97-66
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The new route for a high-voltage power line will spare most of Craig County, but Bland and Tazewell Counties are now in the path of the controversial project.
Joe Dashiell reports on today's announcement from American Electric Power.
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((A-E-P selected its new preferred route and five alternatives with the help of experts from Virginia Tech and West Virginia University.
The company claims the latest plan has the least impact on people and the environment.
Opponents have questioned the need for a new 765-kilovolt line, but AEP hasn't built a new backbone here since 1973, and the company claims the region risks major outtages without the construction.
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((DAN CARSON/AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER: IT'S BECOMING VERY CRITICAL. CONSTRUCTION OF THE LINE IS IMPERATIVE. IT'S CRUCIAL FOR OUR BEING ABLE TO CONTINUE TO PROVIDE RELIABLE SERVICE IN THIS AREA. IT'S CRUCIAL TO THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES THAT WE HAVE IN THIS SOUTHWEST AND WESTERN VIRGINIA REGION.))
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The 132- mile route crosses the state line west of Bluefield. It moves south through Bland and Tazewell counties which weren't a part of the previous plan.
The proposal may face new opposition there, but A-E-P officials hope a new approach will help them complete a project that's already four years behind schedule.
Joe Dashiell News 7))

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The new route isn't scoring any points with some power line opponents.
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The Giles County group, "Citizens Organized to Protect the Environment", believes the new route will impact even more people than the original plan.
Cliff Shaffer (shay-fer) says his concerns over the power line haven't changed.
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((CLIFF SHAFFER/POWER LINE OPPONENT:OUR PRIMARY OBJECTION TO THIS POWERLINE IS NOT THE ROUTE, BUT WHETHER THE POWER LINE IS NEEDED OR NOT, OUR PRIMARY POSITION, IS THAT THIS POWER LINE IS NOT INTENDED TO SERVE THE PEOPLE OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA BUT INSTEAD TO ALLOW AEP TO SELL MORE ELECTRICITY, OUT OF STATE AND OUT OF THIS REGION. ))
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Shaffer says his group is offering support to residents who will be affected by the new route.

Grayson-Hearing


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A preliminary hearing is scheduled in Grayson County next week for Louis Ceparano and Emmett Cressell, Junior- but it will go on without cameras in the courtroom.
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Commonwealth's attorney, J-D Bolt, argued cameras would make it harder to seat an impartial jury.
The murder case has already drawn national attention for the racial allegations raised.
The two men are accused of burning and decapitating, Garnett "G-P" Johnson-- the only black man at a drinking party over the summer.
Ceparano's attorney, Jimmy Turk, says he'll probably ask that the trial be moved from Grayson County.
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((JIMMY TURK/CEPARANO'S ATTORNEY:I THINK YOU HAVE TO TAKE IN CONSIDERATION THE SIZE OF THE COMMUNITY, GRAYSON COUNTY BEING A RELATIVELY SMALL AREA, THERE NOT BEING TWO OR THREE NEWSPAPERS THAT EVERYONE READS, EVERYBODY READS, PRIMARILY ONE OR TWO NEWSPAPERS AND WATCHES ONE OR TWO TV STATIONS, SO, AND, AGAIN, YOU DON'T HAVE THAT MANY PEOPLE THAT LIVE IN THIS PARTICULAR COUNTY. ))
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The preliminary hearing is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon.
An attorney for the Roanoke Times says the company has not decided whether it will appeal the judge's decision.

Missing-Boy


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A 12 year old missing while selling school wrapping paper- has been found murdered.
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Eddie Werner was doing what millions of kids do- raising school money in his
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suburban New Jersey neighborhood.
After two days of searching, his body was found not far from his house.
Police say he was strangled.
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((I AM SCARED. I KNOW A LOT OF OTHER PEOPLE AROUND AR SCARED, PETRIFIED. WE DON'T KNOW WHO'S RUNNING AROUND. WHO COULD HAVE DONE A HORRIBLE THING TO SOMEBODY. ))
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The school system tried to make the fundraiser as safe as possible- with reminders for students to sell to people they know.
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((JIM WERNER/BOY'S UNCLE: HE KNEW THE PARAMETERS HIS PARENTS SET UP. HE WOULD NOT JUST WALK AWAY OR GET IN THE CAR WITH SOMEONE.))
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Police say the family moved to the area from New York City for greater safety.
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MIT


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The M-I-T student in a coma for three days- died today.
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18 year old Scott Kruger reportedly drank the equivalent of 16 beers at a
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weekend fraternity party.
At a campus reknown for its brain power, students were stunned.
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((DAVID LACKER/ M.I.T. GRAD STUDENT: THE FRATERNITIES HAVE TO TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT THEY'RE TRYING TO DO HERE CAUSE PEER PRESSURE IS OBVIOUSLY TREMENDOUS AND IS IT WORTH PEOPLE DYING?))
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Today relatives picked up his belongings from the frat house.
Police are treating his death as a potential homicide.
One key question: did anyone force Kruger to drink.
MIT has suspenced all Phi Gamma Delta activities and all greek ogranizations on campus have voluntarily suspended alcohol use for now.
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Diana


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New evidence that the driver of Princess Diana's car was an alcoholic and on prescription drugs.
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Henri Paul's blood shows moderate chronic alcoholism for at least a week before the fatal crash.
Hair analysis also shows he was on the anti-depressant Prozac since May and
another drug to combat SUPER=03-Paris/August 31;

alcoholism.
Princess Diana, her companion Dodi Al Fayed and Paul all died in the crash.
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Stay with us, a legal settlement has Hooters restaurants agreeing to hire some male workers
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and a woman comes to the defense of a Roanoke strip club.
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((JUDITH HANNA/ANTHROPOLOGIST: IF THEY WERE TO SEE "PASSION," THEY WOULD AGREE THAT IS AN ART FORM AND THAT SHE IS A VERY SKILLED DANCER.))
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We'll have the latest on the Girls-Girls-Girls obscenity trial after this break.
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Girls-girls


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The dance routines at Roanoke's strip club are erotic.
But an expert on dance testified in court today that they're also designed to demonstrate the beauty of the human body and to portray a creative message.
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Judith Hanna was hired by the defense... in the case of the City of Roanoke versus "Girls, Girls, Girls of Virginia"- the local strip club charged under local obscenity laws.
She's from Maryland, got her education in New York, but she's been to the Roanoke nightclub, and seen the videotape secretly recorded by vice squad officers last May.
Doctor Hanna says the performers are expressing they're individual creativity.
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((JUDITH HANNA/ANTHROPOLOGIST: JUST LIKE NUDITY CAN CONVEY A WHOLE RANGE OF THINGS, TOUCH CAN CONVEY A WHOLE LOT OF THINGS. WHEN A DANCER TOUCHES HERSELF, IT MAY BE CALLING ATTENTION TO HER BODY, OR IT MAY BE COVERING PARTS OF THE BODY IN MODESTY SO IT COULD BE SEDUCTIVE.))
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The jury is due back in the morning for instructions and closing arguments.

Hooters


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Hooters restaurants will soon have more male workers.
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But they won't be wearing the traditional Hooters outfits--
It's all part of a settlement the company reached in Chicago.
The nearly four million dollar settlement of a sexual discrimination lawsuit allows Hooters to continue luring male customers with a mostly female staff.
The owners of the Roanoke Hooter's tell News7 "There will be no males waiting tables in Hooters."
But the company will have to create new jobs such as bartenders or hosts, that men can fill.
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Women-Count


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It's NOT the year of the woman in Virginia politics.
If every female candidate in the House of Delegates races wins -- the percentage of women would remain about the same.
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((CLAUDIA SALOMON/MAKE WOMEN COUNT: RIGHT NOW WE HAVE 21 WOMEN IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. THAT'S 15- PERCENT OF OUR LEGISLATURE... SO WE HAVE A LONG WAY TO GO.))
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The bi-partisan group "Make Women Count" announced its endorsements today and heard from Don Beyer and Roxane Gilmore.
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((DEL. JEAN CUNNINGHAM: I THINK VIRGINIA IS VERY MUCH STILL THE OLD SOUTH. WE TALK TALK ABOUT IT BEING THE NEW DOMINION, BUT THERE'S STILL A LOT OF THE OLD DOMINION HERE. AND IT WILL TAKE SOME MOVING AND PROMPTING AND SOME RECOGNITION BY MEN I THINK OF THE POTENTIAL FOR THE FEMALE VOTE: YOU GET IT MOBILIZED AND YOU COULD HAVE A REAL PROBLEM.))
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Make Women Count contributes money and expertise to female candidates of any party.
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Dominion-Business


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The Dominion Business School gets a facelift, and a new name.
The Roanoke training school is now Dominion COLLEGE.
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The school is now a full fledged college-- and has the right to issue degrees.
In addition to the name change, Dominion moved to a bigger building, has new internet- ready computers, medical lab upgrades and even a mock doctor's office.
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((KATHLEEN DUNCAN/DIRECTOR, DOMINION COLLEGE: WE FEEL AS THOUGH WITH A NEW LOCATION WE'RE CENTRALLY AS I SAID, THAT THE HIGH SCHOOL POPULATION MIGHT BE A POTENTIAL TARGET FOR US.))
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For now Dominion will offer just one degree, but the Director sees a bright future.
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((KATHLEEN DUNCAN: LONG TERM, IN THE NEXT YEAR, WE HOPE TO ADD MORE DEGREE PROGRAMS. CURRENTLY WE OFFER ASSOCIATE APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREES IN ACCOUNTING, ADN WE'RE LOOKING TO EXPAND OUR DEGREED OFFERINGS.))
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Duncan hopes the new changes will add to the school's current enrollment of 152.

Learning-Channel


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A live broadcast on the Learning Channel today featured high tech schools across the country including one area school.
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Franklin County's school system was showcased in today's program for it's use of the Internet via cable.
A high tech cable modem gives students instant access to information.
The new Center for Applied technology and career Exploration is a prime example of what the cable industry calls the school of the future.
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((ELAINE HAWKINS/INSTRUCTOR:WE USE IT EXTENSIVELY HERE BECAUSE OUR EMPHASIS IS ON CAREER EXPLORATION AS WELL AS USING TECHNOLOGY IN THOSE CAREERS))
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Each classroom or "module" has an instructor and a professional from the corporate world to help gear the student interns towards a career track.
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Coming up next, a local farmer is named the best in the state,
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and then a little later we'll tell you why officials want to see monster lines at the post office.
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Young-Farmers


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A Halifax couple has been named Virginia's "Young Farmers of the Year".
As Tina Tenret reports, their farm has been called the wave of the future.
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((Tobacco is flourishing on Don and Sara Reese's farm...
but there's more.
Pumpkins, strawberries, even okra share the land here --
a special blend of crops in case the government eliminates tobacco.
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((DON REESE/1997 YOUNG FARMER OF THE YEAR: WE DO HAVE SOMETHING THAT IF TOBACCO, IF THE PROGRAM IS ELIMINATED, WE CAN CONTINUE FARMING, AND LIVING ON THE FARM.))
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((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: GROWING ALL THESE DIFFERENT TYPES OF CROPS IS WHAT'S KNOWN AS DIVERSIFICATION, A WAY OF COVERING YOUR BASES IN CASE A CROP GOES BUST.))
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Health advocates wonder why all farmers don't make the switch -- from tobacco to veggies.
But Don Reese admits he could not feed his family on vegetables alone.
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((YOU CAN'T DEPEND ON VEGETABLES EVERY YEAR. THERE ARE A LOT MORE VARIABLES. AND PEOPLE ARE USED TO SELLING EVERY LEAF OF TOBACCO THEY GROW, AND YOU JUST CAN'T SELL EVERY CANTALOUPE YOU GROW.))
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Another moneymaker is the family store --
full of flowers, fruits and vegetables.
Reese says tourists stopping here spend sixty dollars at a time.
And that's extra insurance to keep this Halifax family on the farm they love.
Tina Tenret, News7, Halifax County))

Ship-Adrift


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A 600 foot cruise ship with 15 hundred people aboard is stranded off Canada.
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An electrical fire disabled the engines aboard the Dreamward ship-
The boat was on its way from Quebec City to Nova Scotia-
A tug boat is heading to the scene to pull the ship to port-
Meanwhile no one on board is in danger.
The vessel is owned by the Norwegian Cruise Line.
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Gator


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Talk about finding quite a suprise outside your door-
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Imagine walking out to find this- a six foot alligator.
That's what happened when a Florida man walked onto his porch-
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((DAN DOBBINS/DISCOVERED ALLIGATOR: WALKED OUT THE BACK DOOR TO SIT DOWN AND COOL OFF AFTER A WALK. I ALMOST STEPPED ON THE GATOR. IT WAS A BIG SUPRISE.))
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Animal control officers came in and roped the alligator up- while neighbors looked on.
The gator was obviously scared and put up quite a fight, but people were kept at a distance and the six foot gator was safely taken away.
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S-Score


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But first, Robby Gordon and SABCO racing officially ended their stormy relationship yesterday after less than one full season together.
Gordon drove in 20 events and had one top five.
The big news is that he's being replaced for this week's race in Charlotte by former South Boston Late Model champ Elliott Sadler.
Sadler has had an awesome year on Busch series, but this is his first taste of Winston Cup.
Qualifying is later tonight.
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S-UVA


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UVa is back at Scott Stadium this Saturday hosting Wake Forest.
The Cavs are 1 and 2 and have yet to play well this season.
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S-Yanks


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The defending world series champion Yankees served notice last night that they are not going down without a fight.
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After falling behind 6-to-1 after four innings the Yankees completed a most unlikely comeback with back-to-back-to-back homers in the 6th inning courtesy of Tim Raines, Derek Jeter and Paul O'Neill.
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The Yankees come back from a five run deficit to win game one 8 to 6.
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S-Braves


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The Braves opened their best of five against the Astros with a 2-to-1 win yesterday.
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Rookie manager Larry Dierker and his Astros put up quite a fight in this one.
But the first pitch of the second inning spelled their doom as Ryan Klesko lifts this Darryl Kile pitch out of Turner Field.
It would be the last hit the Braves would get all game.
But Atlanta wins it 2-to-1 as Greg SUPER=35-Houston/1/Atlanta/2/Game One;

Maddux strikes out seven in a complete game gem.
Game two is later this afternoon.
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S-Marlins


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The Florida Marlins won the first playoff game in team history yesterday as they came back to beat the Giants 2-to-1.
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The game was tied at one-all with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning when Edgar Renteria singled with the bases loaded and played Charles Johnson with the winning run.
The Marlins win it 2-to-1
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Game two of this series is set for later today, as well.
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S-Floyd


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Hometown Hoops weekly is coming up later today on News 7 at five and eleven, but last night was hoops time in the Three Rivers and Glenvar hosted Floyd.
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Glenvar led 34-to-13 at halftime, and then 43 to 27 at after the third quarter before things got interesting.
The Buffaloes Karen Pursiful goes inside to Jill Quesenberry for the hoop as Floyd starts to mount a serious comeback.
Later in the 4th, Julie Sowers knocks down the jumper as the Lady Buffs get the crowd on the edge of its seat.
Floyd outscores Glenvar 20-to-11 in SUPER=33-Floyd Co./47/Glenvar/54;

the final 8 minutes, but the Highlanders ice it at the line to win it 54-to-47.
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S-Tech


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The 12th ranked Hokies are back home this Saturday entertaining non-conference foe Miami of Ohio.
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The Hokies are coming off an easy 50-to-nothing blowout won over Arkansas State.
But Frank Beamer says the 3-and-1 Red Hawks, who beat Army this past Saturday, will be a much tougher opponent.
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Sports Tease


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Still to come on News 7 sports, Steve Mason visits with Jim Druckenmiller on the 49ers east coast swing.
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And Chip Sullivan tees it up for charity today at Hunting Hills.
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S-Druck


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Jim Druckenmiller didn't get off the bench in last night's 49er win over the Panthers, but for a rookie he's already making waves.
Steve Mason and photographer Greg Moore caught up with one of the NFL's future stars last night in Charlotte.
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S-Sight


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The wind couldn't keep a bunch of area golfers from Teeing it up for charity in the 16th annual Tee off for Sight event at Hunting Hills.
Prevent Blindness of Virginia was the big benefactor, and the big guest was the PGA tour's Chip Sullivan.
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Golfers from the area's various clubs competed in the shotgun start event.
Sullivan played several holes with the champs from all of the area's courses like Countryside's Tim Chockett and Roanoke Country Club's Jake Allison.
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And finally, our video of the day celebrates the accomplishments of some classic movie makers.
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Family and friends helped Gene Autry celebrate his 90th birthday.
Bob Hope, Glen Campbell and Dick Clark all honored the singing cowboy who made country music and movie westerns a part of the American heritage.
For his birthday, Autry received a new cowboy hat--white of course.
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Meanwhile some pretty scary faces showed up at a ceremony down the road.
Just in time for Halloween, the United States Post Office unveiled it's new line of monster movie stamps.
Dracula, the Wolfman and Frankenstein headline the series honoring the characters and the stars who made them famous.
The children and grandchildren of the actors lobbied long and hard for the stamps.
They will go on sale nationwide tomorrow.
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It's part of National Stamp Collecting Month in October. SS=NONE