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Coming up-
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The trial continues for the man accused of killing a family- we'll find out what a fellow inmate said.
The parents of a boy allegedly killed by his nanny- speak out.
Some ice cream is being recalled.
And are your eyes itchy? We'll tell you why it could be your contacts.
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News 7 is next.

Newsbreak


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Good Evening.
Some Food Lion Ice Cream is being recalled for traces of bacteria.
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Customers who bought Dairy Fresh ice cream can return the product for a refund.
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And as the jury deliberates the fate of a nanny- we'll hear from the baby's parents.
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A Wythe County student is fighting the school system.
Judy Taylor says her son was kept out of a band competition because he's disabled.
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And, are your eyes itchy?
It could be your new disposable contact lenses.
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Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Bramblett


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A fellow inmate say Earl Bramblett admitted last year that he's addicted to young girls.
Convicted felon Tracy Turner testified today that Bramblett told him he got caught with a young girl and that he had choked the life out of her mother.
Keith Humphry has more.
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Teresa Hodges was found strangled to death in the living room of the house. Her husband and two girls were upstairs shot in the head.
Turner said he was told the defense in the case was going to be that it was a drug hit, because somebody in the family had worked for the D-E-A.
The jury heard more of Bramblett's rambling, stream- of- consciousness audio tapes.. about how Blaine Hodges had invited him over to the house when his nine-year old daughter, Winter, would be there alone.
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A few days later, according to Bramblett's oral diary, Blaine gave him a ride to pick up his car.
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Tracy Turner- the inmate from the county jail -says Bramblett told him he recorded 200 hours of tapes "to make everybody believe he was crazy."
The Commonwealth rested its case today.
The defense presented a story about a mysterious vehicle with New Jersey tags seen near the Hodges home the morning the fire broke out... and testimony from a women who said she smoked crack cocaine with Teresa and Blaine Hodges in the late 80's... to bolster the notion of a drug connection.
The defense is expected to rest ITS case tomorrow.

Walton


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A Danville triple murderer may have been planning to commit mass murder at a local pool.
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Percy Levar Walton will be sentenced tomorrow for killing three of his neighbors last November.
Fellow inmate Lacey Johnson says Walton described the shootings while watching a TV crime show in jail.
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Walton apparently shot Elizabeth Kendrick twice as the elderly woman begged for mercy in her home, then he shot her husband Jesse.
Johnson says Walton asked to use 33-year old Archie Moore's phone and found out Moore's name before shooting him, too.
Johnson says Walton looked for more victims at the mall and a local apartment complex -- and talked about going on a shooting spree at a pool so he could be famous.
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Walton could get the death penalty -- his sentencing is tomorrow.

Au-Pair


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A jury deliberated all day and still no verdict in the trial of a 19 year old Nanny.
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Louise Woodward is charged with killing eight month old Matthew Eappen.
In a CBS exclusive interview the baby's parents say there's no question she's responsible.
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((SUNIL EAPPEN/MATTHEW'S FATHER: IN OUR MINDS IN MY MIND THERE IS NO DOUBT THAT SHE MURDERED MATTHEW. THERE'S JUST NO QUESTION ABOUT IT. AS THE TRIAL HAS GONE ON ADN THE LIES HAVE COME OUT THAT'S ALL THEY ARE THEY'RE FABRICATIONS THEY'RE CREATING A STORY.)) ((IF LOUISE IS NOT FOUND RESPONSIBLE FOR MATTHEWS DEATH THAT DOESN'T TAKE AWAY THE TRUTH WE KNOW BUT IT TAKES AWAY THE JUSTICE.))
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Jurors are apparently focusing on testimony from a doctor who operated on the baby.
They asked the judge for transcripts of Dr. Joseph Madsen's testimony.
Madsen described fluid in the baby's skull as red, but later said it was clear.
The defense claims clear liquid would indicate an old injury -- and not one suffered on February fourth, when prosecutors say Woodward violently shook the baby.
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Nichols


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A pool of prospective jurors is in place for the Terry Nichols trial.
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71 candidates have been selected.
Now the lawyers for the two sides will choose 12 jurors and six alternates from the group.
Nichols faces trial in Denver for the Oklahoma City bombing -- on the same charges that resulted in a death sentence for Timothy McVeigh.
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China


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The Presidents of China and the United States met but they don't agree-
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At least not on human rights and religious freedom.
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((I'M CONVINCED THE BEST WAY TO ADDRESS THEM... ...BEFORE US.))
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The U-S will not end economic sanctions on China SINCE the Tiannenman square massacre-
Today China's president justified the killing.
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((THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT HAD TO TAKE NECESSARY MEASURES ACCORDING TO LAW TO QUICKLY RESOLVE THE MATTER TO INSURE THAT OUR COUNTRY ENJOYS STABILITY. ))
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China did agree to stop selling nuclear technology to Iran- and to expand military cooperation.
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Protests


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((IT IS NOT RIGHT TO ROLL OUT THE RED CARPET FOR THE RULER OF A REGIMEN THAT ROLLED OUT THE TANKS AGAINST IT'S OWN PEOPLE AT TIENENMAN SQUARE. CHEERS.))
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Meanwhile this is what went on across from the White House today-
Hundreds of protestors chanted against China and its policies.
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((THIS IS THE FIRST TIME IN OUR HUMAN SOCIETY THAT GOVERNMENT MAKE PROFIT FROM BODY PARTS. EVEN HITLER DIDN'T DO IT.))
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The group gathered under an 8 foot statue- the Goddess of democracy.
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Toss-2-Robin
Toss to ANDREW in WX Center

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If you have ice cream in your freezer, stay with us.. one brand is getting recalled,
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and we'll tell you why one Wythe County mother says a high school marching band is discriminating against her child.
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Ice-Cream


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The Dairy Fresh Company is recalling ice cream products made at it's North Carolina plant.
All of the products in question were sold under the Food Lion label-- at Food Lion stores in Virginia and several other states.
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An inspection turned up traces of bacteria at the Winston Salem plant.
Children, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems could become sick from the bacteria.
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But healthy people might not develop any symptoms at all.
The majority of the products in question have already been pulled-- but customers who bought Dairy Fresh-Food Lion ice cream can return the product to Food Lion for a refund.

Wythe-Band


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The mother of a Wythe County teenager is prepared to take on the local school system.
Judy Taylor says her son was discriminated against when he wasn't allowed to perform in a weekend band competition.
Teresa Hamilton explains.
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14- year old David Taylor is an eighth grader at Fort Chiswell High School but travels to Pulaski for weekly water therapy.
But the teenager doesn't seem to mind the distance.
His mother, Judy, says David enjoys life-- especially his role in marching band.
He holds props-- while the band performs.
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((JUDY TAYLOR/DAVID'S MOTHER:IT'S THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE DAY, IT'S THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF HIM BEING IN HIGH SCHOOL,, HE'S PART OF A GROUP, HE GETS TO DO WHAT THE OTHER KIDS DO. ))
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That's why Taylor says David was hurt when he travelled to Tennessee for a band competition with his classmates but wasn't allowed to perform.
Taylor says, at first, she thought there was a problem with accessibility.
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((JUDY TAYLOR/DAVID'S MOTHER: THEN, HE JUST EXPLAINED, NO, WE, GOT OFF AT THE FRONT DOOR, WE ALL WENT IN THEY WENT TO PRACTICE AND WARM UP, YOU KNOW FOR A FEW MINUTES, AND THEN THE NEXT THING HE KNEW, THEY WERE ALL OUT PERFORMING AND HE WAS UP THERE. AND THE DIRECTOR TOLD HIM HE COULDN'T PERFORM. ))
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There are always two sides to every story but not in this case.
School officials declined to comment citing student confidentiality. End SU
Taylor says she was told David was kept out because he'd missed a prior band performance-- he was taking part in a national quarterhorse competition, instead.
But Taylor isn't satisfied with the school's explanation.
She's filed a federal civil rights complaint.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7.))


Gilmore


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Jim Gilmore is enjoying the last few days before the election.
With the polls calling him the frontrunner, he's already calling himself "Governor Gilmore."
Ellen Qualls has in depth look at James Stuart Gilmore, the third.
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(( The conservative Richmond Times-Dispatch has endorsed Jim Gilmore.
But its same editorial writers said in August "There's something about Jim Gilmore that makes people uneasy -- something reminiscent of the grade school Eddie Haskell."
They write "he reminds even some Republicans of the kid who would bring his sister's underwear to school if it would help him get elected hall monitor."
Political analyst Larry Sabato has dubbed Gilmore "charismatically-challenged."
Does it bother him?
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((JIM GILMORE: NO. I AM WHAT I AM. AND I'VE PUT FORWARD MY IDEAS AS CLEARLY AND CONCISELY AS I CAN.))
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((JIM GILMORE: IT'S THE STRENGTH OF THE IDEAS THAT WE HAVE THAT IS CARRYING US FORWARD IN THIS CAMPAIGN.))
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His fans called him focused and consistent.
He rocketed from six years as Henrico County Commonwealth's Attorney to the Attorney General's chair in 1993.
That trajectory began with his birth in Richmond in 1949.
Few pictures of young Jim have been made public -- but his high school yearbook shows a guy involved in the usual clubs and band.
He went undergrad and to law school at the University of Virginia.
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((JIM GILMORE: YOU KNOW ELLEN, I DON'T THINK THAT YOU DEVELOP YOUR PRINCIPLES IN A FLASH. I BELIEVE YOU DO THEM BASED UPON YOUR HUMAN EXPERIENCE AND WHAT YOU THINK IS RIGHT AND WRONG.))
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That means looking to a father who whose work ethic was honed as a grocery store meat cutter.
And a mother he says inspired him through love and intellect.
But like ticket mate Mark Earley, he says his political fire for America was kindled overseas, as a counter-intelligence officer.
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((JIM GILMORE: WHEN I JOINED THE ARMY AND I WENT TO EUROPE, I HAD A CHANCE TO LOOK RIGHT AT THE BERLIN WALL. AND I HAD A CHANCE TO SEE WHAT IT WAS REALLY LIKE TO WALL PEOPLE UP BEHIND BARBED WIRE.))
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In Virginia, liberty is more an economic issue for Gilmore.
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((JIM GILMORE: I KNOW THAT GOVERNMENT HAS IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS TO PERFORM, BUT WHERE WE CAN GIVE SOME MONEY BACK TO PEOPLE SO THEY CAN DEFINE THEIR OWN LIVES, WHICH IS THE ESSENTIAL ELEMENT OF THE FREEDOM OF PEOPLE, I WANT TO DO THAT. AND I KNOW WE CAN AFFORD TO DO THAT.))
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More on that idea in our next segment... Jim Gilmore on the issues.
Ellen Qualls, News 7.))

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Still to come on the newscast, Darth Vader is coming to the Smithsonian,
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and we'll tell you why a leading brand of disposable contact lens is not making an impression on its users.
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Contact-Lenses


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If your disposable contact lenses recently began irritating your eyes, take a close look at the box.
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Johnson and Johnson recently began imprinting the letters A-V on it's Acuvue disposable lenses, to help users determine if the lense is inside out.
But eye care professionals are learning the imprint can cause irritation.
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((THERESA BOHON/CONTACT LENS TECHNICIAN; WHEN THEY WOULD COME IN, WE WOULD LOOK AT THE LENSES AND WE WOULD ASK WHERE ARE YOU HAVING THE IRRITATION, AND THEY WOULD TELL US A PARTICULAR PLACE. WE WOULD LOOK AT THE LENSE IN THE EYE AND THAT'S EXACTLY WHERE THE A-V ON THE LENSE WAS.
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DR. RICH JOHNSON/OPTHALMOLOGIST; ANYTHING THAT DOES IRRITATE THE EYE ON A CHRONIC BASIS CAN CAUSE PROBLEMS TO THE EYE AND POTENTIALLY SET YOU UP TO NOT BE ABLE TO WEAR CONTACT LENSES IN THE FUTURE. ))
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If your lenses are bothering you, you should take them out and call your eye doctor.
Johnson and Johnson will provide unmarked lenses to people who can't wear the lenses with the A-V imprint.
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Barnes-Noble


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The book store with its own blend of Starbucks coffee is open for business in Roanoke County.
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Barnes and Noble ushered in its first wave of book lovers today.
The store has more than 130-thousand titles on its shelves.
It also has a music section, complete with listening stations...
And a cafe where customers can sit down with a book, or a friend.
Store management hopes the relaxed atmosphere attracts customers.
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((JEANETTE ARSENAULT/STORE MANAGER: WE DO INVITE OUR CUSTOMERS TO COME IN AND BROWSE AS LONG AS THEY WOULD LIKE. WE HAVE SOFT, CUSHIONY CHAIRS FOR PEOPLE TO COME SIT IN AND READ BOOKS FOR PEOPLE TO COME SIT IN AND READ BOOKS ALL DAY IF THEY WOULD LIKE. )) ((MARK FRYE/BOOK LOVER: WHEN I SAW THE STORE WAS OPEN WE WERE SWINGING BY KROGER'S. I SAID, "OH! THE STORE'S OPEN! LET'S GO CHECK IT OUT." MY SON SAID, "OH YEAH!"))
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Children's books were the most popular buy today.
In fact, the store already sold out of two books about Halloween.
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Forecasts
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S-Extra


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The Panthers have reached the halfway point of their season with a 4-and-4 record.
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With all the personnel moves in the first first eight games it's tough to give the Carolina offense a grade so, we thought we'd let quarterback Kerry Collins grade himself.
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((KERRY COLLINS/PANTHERS QUARTERBACK:)) ((GREG SKREPENAK/PANTHERS OFFENSIVE LINEMAN:))
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The Panthers host the Raiders this Sunday at Ericsson stadium.
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S-Skins


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The Washington Redskins who have been hurting without offensive weapons MIchael Westbrook and Terry Allen in the lineup - will likely get one of those back this week.
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Terry Allen is listed as probable for this Sunday's contest at Chicago.
Allen has missed the past two games due to a Grade 1 sprain of his left knee.
In his absence Washington has lost two in a row.
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S-Ferrell


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As if the Virginia Tech football team didn't have enough injury problems to deal with this week, now the Hokies will have to get along without the man who helps get the players well.
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Tech head trainer Eddie Ferrell, who has held that position for the past 20 years, is being treated for "exhaustion with depression."
Tech's team doctor Duane Lagan says Ferrell will be away from the team for an undetermined period of time.
Along with Ferrell, at least five other key members of the Tech team will miss Saturday's game due to injuries.
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S-JMU


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If you think adding women at VMI was progressive how about the moves the folks at JMU have made in the last couple of years.
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With the Sherman Dillard era now officially underway with basketball practice beginning, JMU is leading the way in the Commonwealth by placing African Americans in top coaching spots.
With Dillard and head football coach Alex Wood, JMU is one of just four Division One colleges in the country that has black head coaches in both revenue producing sports.
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S-Hoops


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The regular season is winding down and that means it's time to check in with the not so regular Steve Mason with this week's edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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((:)) ((The regular season championship race is knotted in a tie between Danny Jonas's Fort Chiswell Lady Pioneers and galax's Maroon Tide. Narrows fell to the lady Pioneers last night and can only play the spoiler by beating Galax tomorrow night. The parity between these three clubs should bode well for the Mountain empire in the post season. ((:))
Parry McCluer's Lindsey Hunter set the lady Fighting Blues school single game scoring record with 44 points against Highland.
Congratulations to Shawsville's Tracy Poff for registering his 100th career win this season. ((BRIAN HARVEY:))
On to double A where Gretna has clinched a second straight Dogwood District crown. ((:))
Lady Hawks starter and top rebounder Chrysty Crews missed the last two games with a sprained ankle and is questionable for the district tourney and the regionals. ((:))
Tunstall and Altavista have been fighting for second place. Look for the lady Colonels to make a run in the tourney.))
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The VHSL's executive committee voted not to recommend any single plan to realign girls sports seasons today.
The committee did vote to conduct a survey of girls athletes throughout the state to help them plot the course for the future of girls sports in the Commonwealth.


Sports Tease


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More VHSL news is coming up tonight. I'll let you know about Danville's fate.
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plus, I'll tell you where you can find out everything you always wanted to know about Michael Jordan.
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S-VHSL


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The VHSL's executive committee voted not to recommend any single plan to realign girls sports seasons yesterday.
The committee did vote to conduct a survey of girls athletes throughout the state to help them plot the course for the future of girls sports in the Commonwealth.
Besides the girl's hoops vote yesterday, the VHSL
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heard arguments from George Washington high school officials as they appealed to have an earlier ruling overturned.
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GW was forced to forfeit three football games this season for using an ineligible player who lived outside the school district.
GW officials say the student gave them a wrong address, but their appeal was denied yesterday and their forfeits must stand.
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And they may not be the only Triple-A power to miss the playoffs.
A report out of Hampton last night says the Crabbers football team is being investigated for using an ineligible player this season.
If the allegations are true, Hampton, which is ranked nationally, will miss the playoffs for the first time since 1976.

S-Jordan


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And finally, the NBA season starts this Friday night, but yesterday Michael Jordan was doing a little surfing -
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on the net that is!
His Airness and Sportsline USA have reached a 10 year agreement on a new website that offers fans more than 150 pages of multimedia entertainment and info showcasing Jordan's life and career.
Jordan will also answer selected e-mail and participate in chat sessions, as well.
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You can check out the new site by first going to our home page at WDBJ7 dot COM, then go to the sports section and click on CBS Sportsline.

Star-Wars


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********video of the day
All of the exhibits at the air and space museum have actually left the ground.
But the latest, only took flight on the silver screen.
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The STAR WARS exhibit was presented today in Washington DC--
Sightseers can check out the film's model of the Millenium Falcon.
And original props like Darth Vader's Lightsaber.
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((GEORGE LUCAS: THERE'S A LOT OF VERY UNIQUE CHARACTERS THAT ARE WELL PERFORMED, AND THAT ARE VERY LIKABLE AND PEOPLE LOVE THE CHARACTERS AND THEY LIKE THE STORY. ))
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The exhibit opens to the public on Halloween-- and will stay open for a year.
If you're planning on making the trip, be sure to go early.
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Organizers are expecting huge crowds.