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Up next on News 7 at 11...
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John Glenn takes a victory lap around the shuttle as he returns home safely.
Newt Gingrich says he'll walk away from his seat in Congress.
And a Roanoke church is trying to round up relief supplies for victims of hurricane Mitch.
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[ANCHOR=Eric]
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News 7 at 11 is next.

[Gingrich]


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[edit - 20:08:03]
Newt Gingrich's surprise announcement yesterday was followed by yet another one today..
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He confirmed he's resigning his seat in Congress.
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((NEWT GINGRICH/SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE: FOR ME TO STAY IN THE THE HOUSE WOULD MAKE IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR A NEW LEADER TO HAVE A CHANCE TO GROW, TO LEARN AND TO DO WHAT THEY NEED TO DO. AND I THINK THERE COMES A TIME WHEN YOU'VE GOT TO STEP OUT AND LET A NEW TEAM TAKE OVER, LET A NEW TEAM TRY TO DO THE BEST THEY CAN.))
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Yesterday Gingrich said he planned to step down as Speaker of the House.
Both announcements are part of the fallout from Tuesday's election when Republicans lost seats in Congress.
Just days ago Gingrich took the blame for what happened.
There's no word yet on exactly when Gingrich's last day will be.
Meanwhile, Congressman Bob Livingston, a Republican from Louisiana is favored to get the speaker's job.
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[Sabato]


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If you're secretly snickering at the people of Minnesota who now have a former professional wrestler as their govern

or- elect: don't be.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file;]


Virginia's premiere political pundit says Jesse "The Body" Ventura is to be taken very seriously.
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[SOT 02:40:13]
[IN Q=This is]

((LARRY SABATO/U.Va. POLITICAL ANALYST: THIS IS SOMETHING THAT PEOPLE REALLY NEED TO WATCH. FIRST OF ALL, HE IS A VERY ABLE INDIVIDUAL. THIS IS NOT SIMPLY A FLUKE. HE IS NOT SOME DUMB WRESTLER WHO SUCCEEDED IN PULLING OFF ONE OF THE GREAT UPSETS IN AMERICAN POLITICS. HE'S AN INTERESTING PERSON WHO I THINK WILL PROVE SURPRISINGLY ADEPT AT GOVERNING.))

[SUPER=01-Larry Sabato/U.Va. Political Analyst;]
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Sabato says it's NOT impossible that Ventura could be a national candidate in the future.
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[Glenn]


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John Glenn made it safely back to earth this afternoon... NASA postponed his press conference, saying the world's oldest astronaut is tired, but otherwise doing fine.
Lee Cowan has more.
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[IN Q="boom" History ended]
[SUPER=03-Kennedy Space Center, FL; :00]
[SUPER=02-John Glenn; :24-quick]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Sam Pool/NASA Space Medicine; 1:04]
[SUPER=01-Lee Cowan/Reporting; 1:25]
[SUPER=01-Dan Golden/NASA Administrator; 1:37-quick]
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((HISTORY ENDED WITH A BANG IN FLORIDA, AS THE WORLD'S OLDEST ASTRONAUT, ALONG WITH THE REST OF DISCOVERY'S CREW, CAME SCREAMING THROUGH THE ATMOSPHERE AT SUPERSONIC SPEED.
(( NAT LANDING 12:03:45)) "A moment in history."
AFTER LOGGING SOME 3 AND A HALF MILLION MILES, THE SHUTTLE TOUCHED DOWN LIKE A GIANT FEATHER - JOHN GLENN WAS BACK ON EARTH, BUT HE WAS STILL FLYING HIGH.
(( NAT )) "One G and I feel fine - view is still tremendous."
LANDING AT SOME 200 MILES AN HOUR, ALL 110 TONS OF DISCOVERY CAME LUMBERING TO A STOP WITHOUT THE AID OF ITS HUGE DRAG PARACHUTE - A RELIEF TO SOME WHO HAD BEEN WORRIED ABOUT THE CHUTE DEPLOYING EARLY EVER SINCE ITS COMPARTMENT DOOR FELL OFF JUST BEFORE LIFT-OFF SOME 9 DAYS AGO. BUT A CLOSE INSPECTION ON LANDING SHOWED THE CHUTE STILL INTACT - MUCH LIKE ALL SEVEN CREW MEMBERS.
(( NAT APPLAUSE ))
GLENN WAS A LITTLE WOBBLY GETTING REAQUAINTED WITH THE EFFECTS OF GRAVITY, BUT OTHERWISE JUST FINE.
(( SUPER: DR. SAM POOL//ASST. DIR. SPACE MEDICINE )) "As I looked at them - not an uncommon occurrence."
GLENN'S SOFT LANDING STOOD IN STARK CONTRAST TO HIS RATHER ROCKY ONE IN THE ATLANTIC SOME 36 YEARS AGO. HE HAD ONLY SPENT A FEW HOURS IN SPACE THEN, THIS TIME IT'S BEEN DAYS, AND ITS EFFECTS ARE SURE TO BE MARKED AND MEASURED EVEN FOR WEEKS TO COME.
(( LEE COWAN//CBS NEWS )) Stand up
(( SUPER: DAN GOLDEN//NASA ADMINISTRATOR )) "You did everything - God bless you John Glenn."
INDEED. LEE COWAN, CBS NEWS, KENNEDY SPACE CENTER.))


[Car-Chase]


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One man is in jail , another in the hospital after leading police on a high speed chase on I-81 yesterday.
It started just north of Roanoke around 8 p-m when police tried to stop 21-year old Shawn Michael Rose for reckless driving.
The chase went on for 30 miles until Rose lost control and wrecked his car.
Rose was taken to the hospital, his passenger, 19 year old Terry Lee Edward was arrested.
Both were wanted on other, unrelated charges.
[WX1]

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[ANCHOR=Eric]
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Coming up--we'll get a look at plans for the Mill Mountain Park in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]


And, we'll catch up with a professional bowler using her sport as a form of therapy for patients.
More when we return.
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[Mountain-Park]


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Last November, Roanoke voters passed a referendum to fund improvements to city parks. Today the public got a chance to see how some of the money will be spent.
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Plans for Mill Mountain Park were on display atop the mountain today.
Officials plan to build a new playground and picnic shelter.
They also plan to build an information center onto the park's restrooms.
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((DAVID HILL/HILL STUDIOS; SO MANY PEOPLE COME TO THE VISITORS CENTER THAT IS CURRENTLY JUST A RESTROOM, THEY COME HERE OFF THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY AND THEY SAY WELL THAT'S WHAT THIS IS ALL ABOUT. AND THEY GET IN THEIR CAR AND LEAVE. BUT THEY DON'T REALIZE THAT WE HAVE A GREAT CITY JUST BEYOND THAT AND REALLY A BEAUTIFUL PARK RIGHT HERE THAT THEY COULD SPEND THE WHOLE DAY IN.))
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Park officials say the improvements will not detract from the scenic surroundings, but rather blend in with them. 500-thousand dollars was earmarked for the project. Construction is set to begin this spring and it should be completed by the end of the summer.
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[Adoption-Seminar]


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For adoptive couples, it's sometimes hard to tell their children they're not their biological parents.
But, a local group is trying to make it a little easier.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The "Blue Ridge Adoption Group"-- or BRAG held a seminar for adoptive parents today.
They urged parents to be honest with their children even when they are young.
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[IN Q=EVERY CHILD IS]

((LINDA BRUNSON/BRAG PRESIDENT; EVERY CHILD IS GOING TO SOMEDAY FIND OUT THAT THEY WERE ADOPTED. MOST OF ADVOCATE STARTING VERY EARLY FROM THE BEGINNING, JUST TALKING ABOUT THAT AS PART OF WHO THEY ARE. AND LET THEM KNOW THE WORD ADOPTION COMES UP AS SOON AS ANY OTHER WORDS ARE COMING UP.))
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BRAG hosts group talks and provides emotional support to help adoptive families adjust to living together.
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[ANCHOR=Eric]
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The group formed in 1992 and has gradually expanded each year.

[Bowling]


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Some patients from Salem's Veterans Hospital were on a roll Friday, LITERALLY.
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Many were throwing strikes and spares at the bowling clinic taught by Hall of Famer Helen Duvall.
For over 25 years, the pro bowler has taught the basics of the sport to thousands of veterans.
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((HELEN DUVALL/PROFESSIONAL BOWLER: I HAVE YET TO FIND ANYBODY THAT I COULD NOT HELP GET TO THE FOUL LINE, WHETHER THEY STOOD THERE, WHETHER THEY WERE SITTING IN A WHEELCHAIR, BUT I GOT THEM TO BOWL.))
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Most of the veterans who took part at the clinic at Lee-Hi Lanes are in rehabilitation programs.
The idea is to get them interested in bowling BEYOND their stay at the hospital.
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[SOT 10:39:58]
[IN Q=You know]

((DALE KIDD/V.A. PROGRAM PARTICIPANT: YOU KNOW, YOU GET INTO THIS PROGRAM FOR A SHORT TIME AND YOU BECOME REAL CLOSE WITH A LOT OF PEOPLE IN YOUR ROOM AND IT'S A GOOD TIME TO GET OUT TOGETHER AND HAVE FUN.))
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[VO-NAT]


The Bowlers of America raise money for programs like Duval's bowling clinic.
Through their fundraisers, money goes toward recreational equipment and activities at the 170 Veterans hospitals across the country.
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[ANCHOR=Eric]
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Still ahead--first there was LIVE AID, then FARM AID, and now today..
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[VO-NAT]


ANIMAL AIDE.
Several musicians crammed the stage for the event, in support of wildlife.
More when the news continues.
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[Keith]


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[WRITER=dal]
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One of country music's rising stars is a Rockbridge County native.
Denise Allen catches us up with Keith Bryant.
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((
We first introduced you to Keith Bryant on News 7 Sunday Morning back in June. His first C-D was just about to be released.
Since then, he's been traveling western states as the spokesperson for Country Nights Bedding.
His music has been getting air-time on radio stations in many of the towns he's visited.
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The good response is coming from fans and critics alike. Several country music authorities have posted great review's of his C-D, "The Secret to Life," on the internet.
A nationally released Christmas song will get air time starting the day after Thanksgiving and the first single from his C-D will be released the first of December.
And Keith has plans to join other musicians to use their talents to help children.
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You can hook up with Keith on the World Wide Web at KeithBryant-Dot-Com and even listen to some of his C-D.
Or you can dial up WDBJ7-Dot-Com and find links to Keith's page and other pages containing the reviews of his C-D.


Just click on the Web Watch Section of News 7's home page.
Denise Allen News 7.)) [Lotto]
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The Virginia Cavaliers turned the ball over 4 times on interceptions and Florida State dominated the second half in a 45 to 14 win over the Cavaliers.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tallahassee, FL/ABC SPORTS; :]


A full house as the two A-C-C teams battled for a spot at the top of the standings.
Florida State scored on its first possession after the kickoff. Chris Weinke puts it into the air for his favorite receiver. Peter Warrick hauls it in and scores on the 79 yard touchdown pass play and the Seminoles jumped out to the 7 to nothing lead.
Virginia opened with the running game. On this play Thomas Jones takes the handoff and rolls down the left sideline for a 37 yard gain all the way to the Seminole 30 yard line.
Several plays later Anthony Southern gets the call he scores from the five yard line and the score was tied at 7 to 7 in the first quarter.
It was 21 to 14 at the half and the Seminoles would
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roll up 24 unanswered points in the second half to beat the Cavaliers 45 to 14 to take over first place in the conference.
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Over the last two years, Emory and Henry has erased a total deficit of 38 points in the fourth quarter in consecutive comeback victories over Washington & Lee. Steve Mason has this familar story from Lexington.
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((Emory and Henry's post game silence indicated a deep belief in the highest power. It was the Wasps faith in each other that would be tested. The ODAC champs opened with a 13 play 80 yard drive lead by part of Oliver Jordan's 126 yards on the day.
Fullback Chris Helvey's 1 yard plunge put Emory up 6-nothing.
The generals Christian Bacheller broke a 6-6 tie when he hooked up with tight end David Ritchey on a 32 yard touchdown strike and W & L went up 13-6, with 10:40 left in the game. ((:))
A W & L defensive touchdown and the Wasps trailed 20-8 with 3 and a half minutes to play. Lou Wacker, already down his quarterback starter and second stringer due to injury, benched his third choice. But Tom Crigger got another chance.
((:))
The junior three two TD passes to david Miller in the final 3:30 of the game. With 35 second left in the game, on 4th and 10, the scambling Crigger finds his target on a 34 yard TD completion and Emory & Henry comes from behind to beat W & L 23-20.))

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The Flames of Liberty University were home yesterday afternoon for a game against Norfolk State.
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A beautiful day and the stands were full as the Flames took on the Spartans.
In the second quarter, Liberty's Stacy Nobles takes it up the middle for a gain of 18 all the way to the one yard line setting up the score and the Flames took the 13 to nothing lead.
Later in the quarter the Spartans hand off to Angelo Todd who takes it 8 yards for the touchdown but the Spartans still trailed 13 to 6 after missing the two point conversion.
But the Flames come back this time Nobles gets the
[SUPER=36-Liberty/45/Norfolk St./12/;]

call and scores from the 5 yard line Liberty led 21 to 6 and the Flames win it 45 to 12.
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Ferrum loses its third straight today and Michigan upsets 9-th ranked Penn State.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lansing, MI/ABC SPORTS; :]


Ohio State's shot at a national championship received a big set back today.
Michigan State's Renaldo Hall intercepts this Joe Germaine pass with just over a minute left in the game and the Spartans upset the number one ranked Buckeyes.
And here's the rest of the scores.
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[S-Cross]


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North Cross's Matt Stover carried the ball 35 times for 264 yards and 2 touchdowns as the Raiders beat Roanoke Catholic 31 to 18.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Celtics vs Raiders; :]


The captains meet at midfield and shake hands before the start of the game.
Trailing 3 to nothing Catholic's Ryan Niccolls scoops up this fumble and takes it in for the touchdown and the Celtics took the 7 to 3 lead in the first quarter.
But the Raiders come back. Wing back Charlie Glenn gets the ball turns the corner and scores the touchdown and North Cross went back on top by a score of 10 to 7 in the second quarter.
North Cross gets it into the end zone again in
[SUPER=36-North Cross/31/Roanoke Catholic/18/;]

the second quarter Stover bulling over on the short run and North Cross wins it 31 to 18.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]


Emory and Henry wins a close one in Lexington. More when we return.


[Sports Tease]


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And coming up in Sports, Mark Martin wins the Busch race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway the Roanoke Express was back at the Roundhouse tonight.
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[VO-NAT]


And we'll check in with scores and highlights from the National Hockey League.
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[S-Express]


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The Roanoke Express was going for its third straight win last night as the Johnstowns Chiefs paid a visit to the Roundhouse.
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Over 6 thousand fans, the largest crowd this season, was in the Civic Center for the match up.
In the second period, The Chiefs were leading 1 to nothing then Aaron Cain gets the break away and scores the goal to make it 2 to nothing Johnstown.
The Express answered the call they were down 2 to 1 when Duane Harmer gets the puck and goes up high over the goalies head and the score was tied at 2 to 2.
Johnstown would break the tie in the third period
[SUPER=38-Johnstown/3/Roanoke/4/;]

the Chiefs work from behind the net and E.J. Bradley scores on the rebound but Roanoke wins the game in overtime 4 to 3.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]


That's it for sports. Have a great day everybody.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/EMPIRE; :]


In the N-H-L, The Flyers hosted the Sabres.
The two teams matched goal for goal and John Leclair's goal on the power play in the second period would stand up as the two teams skated to a 2 to 2 tie in overtime.
And here's the rest of the scores.
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[S-Race]


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Dale Earnhardt Junior finished second in the Stihl 300 today and all he has to do is start the final race to win his first Busch Points championship.
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[VO-NAT]
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But Mark Martin was the star today he held off Earnhardt Junior to win his second Busch race of the season.
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Matt Kenseth, who's chasing Earnhardt for the championship, finished fourth.



[Animal-Aid]


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A group of musicians hit the stage to help out the Roanoke Wildlife Rescue organization today.
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Five bands created the first annual Animal Aide concert at the New River Valley Speedway today, including the Richmond-based band "Cracker", whose latest CD is generating a lot of attention, not to mention body surfing.
Wildlife rescue officials hope they generate a lot of donations too.
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((DOROTHY RUNION/ROANOKE WILDLIFE RESCUE; WE HAVE SUCH AN INFLUX OF WILDLIFE NOW SO MANY PEOPLE HAVE CAUGHT ON TO US THAT WE'RE JUST HAVING A HARD TIME FINANCIALLY.))
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The show also featured the band "Agents Of Good Roots", two of the members are native Roanokers.
No word on how much money the show raised for the animals... but a total of 33-hundred people attended throughout t(------------) he day.