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Coming up on News 7-
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Audiotapes of murder suspect Earl Bramblett are played in court- We'll hear them.
A new Lowes store may take the place of one Roanoke County neighborhood.
A huge shark attacks two men in a surf ski off the Australia coast- and they survived.
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News 7 is next.

Bramblett


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TAPE#97-72
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The jury in the Earl Bramblett murder trial got to hear from the defendant today.
The Commonwealth began wrapping up its case by playing several audio tapes Bramblett himself made BEFORE the Hodges family was killed.
Keith Humphry has the details.
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(( Bramblett was obsessed with the Hodges' daughter, Winter.
He taped his conversations with her on the phone and in person.
At one point he told her he had so much work to do he might have to work around the clock.
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Bramblett thought the girl's father was setting him up, using the 11-year girl to entice Bramblett.
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The day began with ballistics evidence and lab work on the various .22-caliber cartridges found at the crime scene.
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((KEITH HUMPHRY/NEWS-7: The FBI says it has matched two of the bullets taken from the victims in this case with a live cartridge found in a storage container rented by Earl Bramblett. It also says that a cartridge, a live round found on a staircase in the Hodges' home that had apparently mis-fired in the murder weapon matches up to two of the live cartridges found in Bramblett's truck.
Out of nine billion bullets made every year in this country, The F-B-I says that these all came from the same manufacturer, the same batch of ammunition, made on or about the same day in a plant in Idaho. Keith Humphry, NEWS 7, Salem.))
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Stock-Market


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Markets around the world are bouncing back-
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After today's record gain on Wall Street, Hong Kong's market soared at the start of trading Wednesday morning.
And stocks are higher elsewhere in Asia.
The Dow Jones went from Black Monday to Record Tuesday- closing at 74-hundred 98.
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((AS IT STARTED TO TURN AROUND YOU CAN KIND OF FEEL COLLECTIVE SIGH OF RELIEF IN FACT YOU CAN FEEL IT THE TENOR OF PEPLE EVERYTHING JUST CHANGES SOMEHOW.))
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Dow-Fall


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Walking around Roanoke, you would never know it's been a crazy couple of days on Wall Street.
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Local investors did not seem to notice the stock market's record fall... or its amazing rebound.
Instead, they played it cool.
Stockbrokers said their clients were more interested in buying, rather than selling stocks.
That's because more people are investing for the long term.
And that means sticking with a game plan, even when the market has radical swings.
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((BEN HARTMAN/EDWARD JONES INVESTMENTS: THE U.S. MARKET AND THE U.S. ECONOMY IS STILL FUNDAMENTALLY VERY SOUND AND VERY MUCH IN TACT.))
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Hartman says new investors might be shocked by what's happened this week.
But he says his best advice is: Don't panic, and don't pay attention to short-term changes in the market.
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Lowes


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Lowe's wants to build a second store in Roanoke County.
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And tonight, the home improvement company got zoning approval for the project.
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This store is slated to move in across route 220 from the Hunting Hills Wal-Mart-- in the Historic Pinkard Court neighborhood.
At tonight's Roanoke County Board of Supervisors meeting, a Lowe's spokesman promised to buy all of the houses in the neighborhood.
That would clear the way for demolition.
Lowes hopes to open the store in one year.
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Pitts-Shooting


ANCHOR=Jean
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TAPE#97-64
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A Pittsylvania County man allegedly murdered his wife early this morning.
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29-year-old Mark Turner is in jail, charged with fatally shooting his wife around 1:30 this morning.
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31-year-old Kimberly Turner was found dead at the couple's Gallery Road mobile home.
Sheriff's deputies say they are still looking for a motive.
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Au-Pair


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Jurors are deciding whether a 19 year old murdered a baby in her care.
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SUPER=03-Cambridge, MA;


Prosecutors attacked Louise Woodward calling her an aspiring actress who may not have told the truth.
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((MAKE YOUR WAY THROUGH THE HIGH PRICED BIG BLOW UPS AND DO ONE THING, JUST FIND THE TRUTH.))
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OUT Q=just find the truth."
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The defense accused prosecutors of not backing down when the medical evidence changed.
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((BARRY SCHECK/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: WHEN YOU GIVE AN OPINION LIKE THAT AND THEY LOCK HER UP AND YOU'RE LOCKED INTO IT, DON'T BOTHER ME WITH FACTS." SEND THIS WOMAN HOME.))
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Deliberations continue in the morning.
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There's more News 7 to come...one of country music's best loved singers is ill,
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and students at a New York High school say they're afraid after a man reportedly spread the HIV virus to young girls there.
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((EVERYONE'S SCARED. THEY'RE WORRIED EVEN IF THEY HAVEN'T SLEPT WITH HIM THEY'RE WORRIED OTHER PEOPLE THEY MAY SLEEP WITH MAY HAVE THE HIV VIRUS.))
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AIDS


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
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Fear is running through a rural York State High school after-
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word that a 20 year old man infected with HIV slept with dozens of young women.
(Nu-SHONE) NuShawn Williams apparently kept a list of the women he was with.
SUPER=03-Mayville, NY;


In Chautaqua county- students are scared.
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((IT WAS SHOCKING WHEN I HEARD HE COULD DO SOMETHING LIKE THAT TO ALL THOSE INNOCENT PEOPLE.))
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The kids say the park where Williams hung out is across the street from the James Town high school.
They say it's definitely where he met some young women.
Misty Freeman says she knew WHO Williams was and she says his drug dealing was common knowledge.
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((LIKE POT AND DIFFERENT THINGS, CIGARETTES, ALCOHOL OR BASICALLY ANYTHING THAT YOU WANT LIKE CRACK OR WHATEVER.))
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11 HIV positive cases have been tracked to Williams in Chatauqua county alone.
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Teen-Suicide


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TAPE#97-79
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Teen suicides have increased dramatically nationwide in recent years.
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Tonight, a six-member panel met to raise public awareness about teen suicide.
Margie Twigg says depression is often the reason teens take their own lives.
But there are ways parents can tell if their child is at risk.
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((LOOK AT THE WARNING SIGNS. HAVE THEY LOST INTEREST IN THINGS THAT THEY NORMALLY ARE INTERESTED IN? ARE THEY IRRITABLE? THATS THE NUMBER ONE SIGN OF DEPRESSION IN YOUNG PEOPLE IS IRRITABILITY. ))
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Psychologists say it's important for friends and family to step in.
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((IF YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS FEELING POORLY, MAYBE SEVERELY DEPRESSED WHO IS SUICIDAL, THE BEST THING YOU CAN DO IS TALK ABOUT IT.))
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A recent study shows suicide is the third leading cause of death for people from 15 to 24.
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2-Beyer


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TAPE#97-65
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Don Beyer has tried to make education the centerpiece of his campaign for governor, but tax relief has dominated the debate.
Tonight, Joe Dashiell concludes our profile of the Democratic candidate with a look at the focus and frustrations of the Beyer campaign.
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER/D- CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: I PRESIDED OVER THE SENATE MORE TIMES THAN ANYONE IN HISTORY. AND I'VE CAST ALMOST HALF OF EVERY TIEBREAKING VOTE IN VIRGINIA'S HISTORY, OVER 50. AND I'VE BEEN ON THE WINNING SIDE EVERY SINGLE TIME. LAUGHTER.))
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All jokes aside, Don Beyer says he's proud of his record as Lieutenant Governor, and says he hasn't shied away from tough decisions.
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((I'VE SHOWN POLITICAL COURAGE IN A VARIETY OF WAYS, MOST IMPORTANTLY WAS FIGHTING FOR WELFARE REFORM WHICH WAS VERY UNPOPULAR WITH MANY MEMBERS OF MY OWN PARTY.))
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And yet, it's a reputation for shifting with the political winds that Beyer is fighting in this campaign.
Jim Gilmore has accused him of frequent flip flops, but Beyer says the shoe doesn't fit.
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IN Q=You know people

((YOU KNOW PEOPLE WILL ALWAYS CHANGE THEIR MINDS ON ISSUES AND CERTAINLY I'VE CHANGED MY MIND ON SOME ISSUES OVER THE LAST EIGHT YEARS. THEY'RE NEVER THE ONES THEY TALK ABOUT IN THE POLITICAL CAMPAIGN ADS.))
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He also expresses frustration with the three- word- slogan that has claimed the spotlight in the statewide campaign.
Beyer says his plan is more immediate and responsible, providing an income tax credit of up to 250 dollars for the average Virginia taxpayer.
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IN Q=I deeply believe

((I DEEPLY BELIEVE THAT VIRGINIANS ARE NOT GOING TO BE UNWISE ENOUGH TO THINK THAT A THREE- WORD SLOGAN IS ENOUGH TO DEFINE VIRGINIA'S FUTURE AND WE'RE GOING TO VOTE FOR MORE THAN A MOTTO ON A SIGN.))
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What will define Virginia's future, Beyer says, is the state's commitment to education.
His plan includes adding one thousand teachers, raising salaries to the national average, strengthening requirements for teacher certification, and providing one- time grants to high school graduates with a b- average.
If the voters consider education, the environment, and economic development across the commonwealth, Beyer says their choice will be clear.
Joe Dashiell News 7))
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We'll begin our two part look at the life and campaign of Jim Gilmore tomorrow night at six and 11.

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Stay with us, tests reveal more about John Denver's condition at the time of his fatal plane crash,
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and we'll meet a local pilot who is flying to the rescue of some of the chronically ill in the valley.
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((THIS SYSTEM OF PILOTS EXISTS, WE'RE HERE TO HELP PEOPLE. ))
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We'll introduce you to the angel flight program when we return.
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Angel-Flight


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Taking an airplane to the doctor's office doesn't SOUND like a sensible idea.
For ill patients though who have to go to the hospital hundreds of miles away-- it makes perfect sense.
But it can cause great hardship for those who can't afford it.
That's why the "Angel Flight" program is trying to bridge the gap. Andrew Freiden explains.
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(( Ralph Burr is a member of "Angel Flight."
Along with 44 other pilots in Virginia, Burr donates his time and money to fly medical patients to faraway hospitals.
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((RALPH BURR/ANGEL FLIGHT: I'VE MADE THIS MY A #1 CHARITY. MAYBE AT THE

EXPENSE OF A FEW OTHERS, BUT I GUESS THAT'S THE WAY IT HAS TO GO. ))
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((THE NICE THING ABOUT THIS IS THERE'S NO SCHEDULE, THE PRIVATE PILOTS PROVIDE THE SERVICE, AND IT REALLY GOES BY THE PATIENTS SCHEDULE." ))
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Ralph Burr isn't an angel-- But tell that to one of the seven people who he's flown to faraway hospitals-- completely free of charge.
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((I MEAN ONE OF THE GREATEST ACTS OF APPRECTIATION IS GETTING THE HUG FROM THIS TWELVE YEAR OLD GIRL AT THE END OF THE FLIGHT. THAT SURE BEATS THE HECK OUT OF SENDING A CHECK IN THE MAIL TO SOME CHARITY. ))
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While there are 45 pilots participating in Virginia, Burr is the only one based in Western Virginia.
And he has yet to fly out of Roanoke.
So he's pushing the idea to the Medical Community.
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(( I THINK THE NEED FOR ANGEL FLIGHT IS NEEDED IN ROANOKE AND I THINK MOST OF THE PATIENTS WOULD BE CHEMOTHERAPY PATIENTS OR PATIENTS WHO ARE ON TRANSPLANT LISTS.))
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Burr knows Angel Flight is a good idea.
Now he's waiting for some people to take advantage of his generousity-- to get the program off the ground.
Andrew Freiden, News 7, Roanoke.))






Denver


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Tests show that folk singer John Denver
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was sober when the plane he was flying crashed.
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((THE RESULTS OF THE TOXICOLOGY TESTING PERFORMED BY AN INDEPENDENT LAB ON TISSUE SAMPLES SUBMITTED REVEALED NO INDICATION OF ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION OR CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ABUSE.))
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Investigators have recovered most of the plane and say there's no sign of engine failure.
A final report on the cause of the crash will take months to complete.
Denver was killed when his experimental plane plunged into Monteray Bay more than two weeks ago.
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Cash


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Country singer Johnny Cash says he has Parkinsons' Disease.
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Cash has canceled the rest of his concerts for the year.
He had been touring the country promoting his new autobiography.
The singer first announced he had the disease when he dropped his guitar pick during a conert.
He nearly fell over trying to pick it up.
He told the crowd he refuses to let the disease ruin his life.
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Cash's manager says the singer has been sick for awhile, but has just gotten to the point where he has to take medication to relieve the symptoms.
Cash says once the disease is under control, he WILL return to the road.
Parkinson's disease is a degenerative brain disorder that causes muscle tremors and weakness.

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S-Extra


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-3/EXTRA
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It's been a rough year for first year Saints coach Mike Ditka and it's starting to show.
His team is sorry and is patience is running short.
We just wondered if Shuler or Wuerfel would be starting at quarterback this week.
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((MIKE DITKA/SAINTS HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Mike Ditka/Saints Head Coach; :00
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S-Girls


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#GIRL97
GRAPHIC=GIRLS HOOPS


Last night was ladies night and Glenvar took advantage of the evening and beat Shawsville by 8 to clinch at least a tie for the Three Rivers title.
But our Tuesday night girls' travels take us to Narrows high school last night where the Green Wave tried to play the spoilers role in the Mountain Empire.
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Galax and Ft. Chiswell have been leading the district, but Narrows hope to make it a three team race last night.
But off the inbounds play, Ft. Chiswell's Kelly Reynolds takes the pass and converts the tough jumper.
Narrows would answer right back with Angela Billos driving and dishing to Tara Collins, who rolls in the turnaround jumper
The home folks were loving life.
SUPER=33-Ft. Chiswell/47/Narrows/44;


But the Pioneers would win it as Amy Coleman misses off the break, but Jessie Watson cleans it up. Ft. Chiswell wins it 47-to-44.
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wipe to hometown hoops

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S-Hoops


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PINNACLE BIG HOMETOWN HOOPS 18072
Other winners last night include, Bassett, Salem, Northside, Gretna which beat Dan River to win the Dogwood title, and Byrd which wrapped up the Blue Ridge with a 58-to-34 win over Rockbridge.
And don't forget to join Steve Mason later today on News 7 at 5 and 11 for this week's edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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S-Refs


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-17
GRAPHIC=NBA


The NBA took a bold step yesterday by hiring two full-time female referees for the upcoming season.
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Dee Kantner and Violet Palmer will become the first women to officiate regular season games in the league when they step on the court Friday night.
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((MICHAEL JORDAN/BULLS GUARD:))
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Both have worked in the WNBA, women's college games and NBA exhibitions.
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((DENNIS RODMAN/BULLS FORWARD:)) ((GRANT HILL/PISTONS FORWARD:))
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S-Tennis


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#NONE
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The Patrick Henry girl's tennis team has advanced to the state semi-finals.
Yesterday the team beat Tallwood high out of Virginia Beach 5-to-4.
The Lady Pats play at Woodbridge on Friday.

S-Pulaski


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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It's been 11 days since Pulaski lineman Lee Cook collapsed and died at Victory Stadium
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His coach Joel Hicks says there is still no word on what caused his death, but a wreath still hangs above his locker at the field house, and the Cougars have been swamped with words of support from their peers.
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((JOEL HICKS/PULASKI HEAD COACH:))
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The Cougars return to Victory Stadium Friday to play PH, but they are not dedicating the game in Cook's memory.
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((JOEL HICKS: ))
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S-Boo


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-1
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His Cougars will have to also deal with the versatile Boo Battle Friday night.
Today, the PH quarterback and defensive end
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SUPER=04-Friday Football Extra; :00


who is shown here wearing number 99 on defense, told UVa offensive assistant coach Sparky Woods that he wants to play his college ball for the Cavs starting next season.
SUPER=03-Charlottesville/October 18; :00


The 6-5 Battle, is following in the footsteps of another PH quarterback and defensive end, Shannon Taylor who has five tackles for losses as a starter for UVa this season.
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((DEVON "BOO" BATTLE/COMMITS TO UVA:)) ((JEFF JOHNSON/PATRICK HENRY HEAD COACH:))
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SUPER=01-Jeff Johnson/Patrick Henry Head Coach; :11
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OUT Q=...for them."
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Sports Tease


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Still to come tonight - Virginia Tech looks like the hobbling Hokies as they gets set
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to host the Alabama-Birmingham Blazers this weekend.
We'll find out if anyone is available to play wide receiver right after this.
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S-Tech


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TAPE#ST5-30
SS=Tech football


Va. Tech is mentally ready to bounce back from Saturday's loss to West Virginia, but their physical condition is another story.
Steve Mason explains.
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Shark-Attack


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***********VIDEO OF THE DAY*******
It was similar to a scene out of the movie Jaws-
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SUPER=75-Perth, Australia;


A huge shark attacked two men paddling in a surf-ski and they lived to tell about it.
Take a look at the size of the shark- believed to be a Great White Pointer.
It struck without warning- THE shark's jaws chewed into the craft just missing one of the men.
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((THE IMMEDIATE THOUGHT THAT WAS IN MY MIND WAS THIS IS TOO BIG FOR ME. THIS IS JUST TOO BIG FOR ME. I'M NOT SAYING I FELT LIKE DEATH OR ANYTHING I JUST THOUGHT I'M NOT GOING TO GET OUT OF THIS.))
SUPER=75-Brian Sierakowski/Survived Shark Attack;
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As the shark turned to attack again, a couple on another surf-ski came to the rescue.
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