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Coming up on News 7-
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By air and by land - travelers are out. So is News 7's Stacey Martin. We'll check in with her at the Airport.
Michael J. Fox says he's suffereing from Parkinsons' disease.
And the search is on for a buried Confederate treasure -- but not in the usual place.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]

News 7 is next.
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[Airport]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#98-73 29:34]
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Millions of people are expected to take to the roads this Thanksgiving leading to some congestion.
But air travelers, for the most part, have it easy.
[Double Boxes=Jean/Stacey--Microwave]


Stacey Martin is at Roanoke Regional Airport with more.
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[Hugh-Finn]


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[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#98-64 1:15:03]
[GRAPHIC=Right to Die]


A Prince William County judge has sanctioned Governor Gilmore tonight, for playing politics in the courts on the Hugh Finn case.
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Michelle Finn wanted her husband's feeding tube disconnected after he lived in a vegetative state for three and a half years.
Governor Gilmore tried unsuccessfully to intervene.
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Finn's widow says she racked up 40-thousand dollars worth of legal bills fighting GIlmore.
TOday a court said the state should pay her 13-thousand dollars.
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The Judge ruled that the Governor exceeded his authority -- when he tried to intervene in the removal of Finn's feeding tube -- AFTER a court deemed the action legal.

[Forest-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Firefighters from across the country will spend Thanksgiving battling an Augusta County blaze.
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The wildfire in George Washington and Jefferson National Forests has now consumed fifteen-hundred and thirty acres.


Some 450 firefighters from as far away as New Mexico and New Hampshire are joining forces to contain the blaze that was sparked Saturday.
They say the rain is NOT expected to help much.
Officials suspect the fire was caused by a human.
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[Franklin-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=djo]
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Authorities say they WOULD charge a North Carolina man with capital murder in connection with the death of a victim found in Franklin County, but the suspect is dead. Frank Kirkland, a known drug dealer, took his own life while in jail after being arrested on unrelated charges.
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Officials say, based on the evidence in the case, Kirkland had something to do with the murder of 23-year old (Willie Kathy) Willey Cathey. Cathey was found on a Franklin County driveway two weeks ago. It's believed his death was drug related.
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Dr. Jack Kevorkian dared prosecutors to charge him and today they did.
The Oakland Copunty prosecutor said he had no choice after seeing a tape of Kevorkian help kill a terminally ill man.
Kevorkian is charged with three felonies.
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Kevorkian was smiling as he turned himself into a police station to face formal charges.
If he is convicted Kevorkian could face life in prison.
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[Pinochet]


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Former Chilean Dictator Augusto Pinochet could face charges of torture and genocide.
Britain's highest court says Pinochet can be extradited to Spain.
Relatives of those killed during his rule cheered in the streets after hearing the news.
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[Fox]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Actor Michael J. Fox is facing the fight of his life. The TV and Movie star has Parkinson's disease.
The 37-year old actor says he first noticed a problem seven years ago when he detected a twitch in his finger.
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((DR. STANLEY FAUHN/NEUROLOGIST: IT'S VERY UNCOMMON TO GET PARKINSONS' DISEASE BEFORE THE AGE OF 40 BUT IT'S NOT UNHEARD OF IN FACT ABOUT ELEVEN PERCENT OF PATIENTS HAD ONSET BEFORE THE AGE OF FORTY.))
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Parkinson's disease is an illness of the central nervous system- and can leave some people unable to walk or talk.
Mohammed Ali and Janet Reno suffer from the disease.
Just this past March Fox underwent a type of brain surgery to relieve many of the symptoms.
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((FAUHN: I WOULD SUSPECT THE REASON HE HAD SURGERY EARLY IS HE WATNED TO GET THAT TREMOR UNDER CONTROL IT'S PROBABY NOT UNDER WITH THE MEDICINES.))
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Fox says he plans to continue to work on television.
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[Pepper-Spray]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=98-71 45:25]
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Roanoke County officials continue to investigate the recent pepper spray incident involving a police officer and a 77-year old woman... but they hope to wrap up their review early next week.
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Goldie Akers was sprayed in the face on the morning of November 8th.
She was sitting in her parked car, facing the wrong direction when officer Russell Metcalf stopped to investigate.
Martinsville attorney Rickey Young says he was not surprised when he read about the incident in the newspaper.
In 1992, he represented a man who accused officer Metcalf of using excessive force during an arrest. The charge was dismissed.
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((RICKEY YOUNG/MARTINSVILLE ATTORNEY: SO WHEN I SAW HIS NAME IN THE PAPER, I WAS LIKE, THERE HE IS AGAIN, MY FRIEND MR. METCALF. HE'S BACK. NOBODY BELIEVED US LAST TIME. MAYBE THEY'LL BELIEVE US NOW.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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County officials had hoped to complete their investigation of the most recent incident before Thanksgiving, but they say they still have a few issues to work out. [Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Straight ahead, a landlord has an ultimatum for the Smith Mountain Lake Policy Advisory Board.
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And Virginia's Native Americans pay a tax Governor Gilmore says he won't cut.
The story coming up.
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((O-K everybody in Charlottesville, Pete Guillen and his Virginia Cavaliers win their regular season opener at U-Hall the girls regional basketball playoffs resumed in Bassett tonight and we'll look at the Roanoke Express as Steve Mason brings you Roundhouse Wrapup.
All that and much more tonight on News 7 sports.))
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[Lake-PAB]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Smith Mountain Lake Policy Advisory Board members may spend an extra nine hundred dollars a month in rent after being asked to leave their current office.
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Ed Waters says if the Board does not fire its director, Hilde Hussa, he will pay them to move their office out of Bridgewater Plaza.
He says Hussa has brought negative publicity to Smith Mountain Lake by making it seem dirty.
For example, she took reporters to see volunteers cleaning up, but Waters says she constantly uses the words trash, garbage and debris.
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((BOB WEBSTER/POLICY ADVISORY BOARD: SHE'S DONE WELL IN ORGANIZING THE NEW ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE. SHE HAS A LOT OF ATTRIBUTES YOU'D LIKE TO SEE IN A GOOD EFFICIENT ADMINISTRATOR. THERE HAVE BEEN SOME TIMES SHE'S SPOKEN OUT ON SUBJECTS AND IRRITATED PEOPLE. THAT WAS NOT INTENTIONAL.))
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Board members are negotiating a lease on a new office across the street, saying they need more space.
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[Rocky-Mount]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#=98-74 14:44]
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Franklin County is willing to give the town of Rocky Mount more land in order to keep a new shopping plaza.
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A super-Kroger shopping center that might also include restaurants and a movie theater is set for this land on Route 40 East of town.
But Kroger says it'll back out, unless the town or county runs sewer lines along this strip.
Franklin County supervisors agreed last night to give Rocky Mount about 83 acres and a share of the tax revenues.


That way the town will provide utilities.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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This voluntary boundary adjustment is subject to two public hearings next month.


[Indian-Taxes]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
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The Governor who loves cutting taxes can't argue with 352 years of tradition.
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So today, Governor Gilmore accepted the annual tax tribute from the two Indian tribes who live on Virginia's only Indian reservations.
The Mattaponi (matta-puh-NYE) and Pamunkey (puh-MUN-kee) Indians have paid their taxes to Virginia governors in the form of beaver pelts, turkeys, and deer since 1646.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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When the News returns, Keith Humphry uncovers a new trail to an old treasure supposedly in Virginia.
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And Babe is one of many beloved characters preparing for a run down Broadway tomorrow.
A sneak peak at Macy's parade preps later in the newscast.
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[lotto]

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The search for the Beale Treasure has always focused on an area four miles around Montvale.
Maybe the tons of gold and silver Thomas Beale supposedly found out west are buried closer to the Peaks of Otter.


Keith Humphry has uncovered a different trail to the legendary treasure.
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((It's long been assumed the old chimney near the tank farm in Montvale is all that's left of Buford's Tavern... unless it was the brick home next to the chimney.
When the Beale Papers were published, the author wrote the treasure was buried "about four miles from Buford's...."

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((IF SOMEONE MEANT, "THIS TREASURE IS FOUR MILES FROM BUFORD'S...." IT DIDNT SAY BUFORD'S WHAT!)) [RUNS07]
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Relying on records in the Bedford County courthouse, and the suggestion of one of his readers, Peter Viemeister has discovered that Pascal Buford was much more than a Tavern owner.
In the 1820's Buford owned a place called "Fancy Farm," now the site of Northside Supply at the foot of the Peaks of Otter.
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((THIS BUSINESS OF A FOUR-MILE CIRCLE AROUND SOMEWHERE. OKAY, YOU PUT YOUR COMPASS THERE ON NORTHSIDE SUPPLY, DRAW A FOUR-MILE CIRCLE AND SAY, "WELL, MAYBE IT'S IN THERE."))
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Viemeister offers another intriguing theory in his book... suggesting the Beale Papers were actually a "cover story" to account for the missing Confederate Treasury.
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((THE TRAIN LEFT RICHMOND WITH THE CABINET AND WITH PRESIDENT DAVIS AND THE ASSETS WHICH HAD BEEN IN THE TREASURY OF THE CONFEDERACY.)) [:08]
Viemeister's theory is the Confederate Treasury funds got waylaid in Burkeville. A small group of loyal Confederates off-loaded some of the treasury funds to a west-bound train in Burkeville.
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((THEIR TRAIN HEADS TOWARDS LYNCHBURG, WHILE THE OTHER ONE WENT ON TO DANVILLE.))
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Viemeister theorizes that the author of the Beale Papers COULD have been one of those Confederates... establishing a plausible tale to account for the later "discovery" of a huge treasure trove.
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((THERE'S ALWAYS BEEN SPECULATION WHO WROTE IT. YOU KNOW IT WAS AWFUL CLEVER. THE FACTS ALL FIT ONE SUSPECT.))
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Viemeister's prime "suspect" is Ferdinand Hutter, the man who built this home in Lynchburg. He died a couple of months after the pamphlet was published in 1885.
The Sandusky mansion is now home to the Reverend Jerry Falwell. [Falwell Jr @ 16:26:10]
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((I'VE RESEARCHED THE HOME. I KNOW FERDINAND HUTTER- -WHO BUILT THE HOME- -WAS THE PAYMASTER FOR THE CONFEDERATE ARMY,[
RUNS=:06] SO IT'S POSSIBLE THAT HE HAD ACCESS TO THE FUNDS.))

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((IF IT'S ON MY LITTLE SEVEN-ACRE LAWN, OR IN MY HOUSE, I'VE GOT TWO BOYS THAT NO DOUBT WILL KNOW WITHIN DAYS WHETHER IT IS OR NOT.)) [RUNS:10]
Before you rush over to help them look, you should know there's a guard at the gate.
Keith Humphry, NEWS 7.))










































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Pete Guillen and the Cavaliers player their first regular season game at U-Hall tonight and the regional girls basketball playoffs continued in Bassett.
But first our extra point.
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[SUPER=75-New York, NY; :]


Centerfielder Bernie Williams is staying in New York.
This afternoon Williams agreed to a 7 year contract worth 87 and a half million dollars with club opion for an 8-th year.
The deal is the same that the Boston Red Sox were prepared to offer the Yankee outfielder.
Williams was the American League batting champ with a 339 average he had 26 homers and drove in 97 runs
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[ANCHOR=Roy]
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The Virginia Cavaliers opened their home season last night with a 116 to 66 rout of Hampton University.
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[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Cavaliers vs Pirates; :]


The U-V-A pep Band getting the crowd ready for the tipoff.
The Pirates get it to Tarvis Williams in the post and makes the nice move to hit the jump hook to make it 5 to 4 U-V-A.
Later in the first half Chris Williams gets the steal and goes in for the one handed jam and the Cavaliers led by 2.

The Cavaliers then picked up the pace Donald Hand takes the ball coast to coast for the layup and the Cavaliers led 39 to 22.
Then early in the second half the Cavaliers would
[SUPER=33-Virginia/116/Hampton/66/;]

throw the knock out punch Adam Hall pump fakes drives the baseline and dishes to Williams for the easy layup and Virginia wins it 116 to 66.
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[S-Bassett]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-20]
[GRAPHIC=Tourney Time]


The Lady Bengals of Bassett hosted Virginia High School last night in the Region 4 Semi Finals.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bassett/Bengals vs Bearcats; :]


Rudolph the Red nosed reindeer was in the house for the regional showdown.
The Lady Bearcats get the ball to Kristen Alley and she goes in for the basket early in the second quarter.
But the Lady Bengals come back working the ball to their star player Heather Miller who hits two of her 41 points giving the Bengals the lead.
Bassett continued to work the floor this time Tierra
[SUPER=33-Bassett/63/Virginia High/34/;]

Baliles gets the steal and scores the hoop and the Bengals advance with the 63 to 34 win.
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-26]
[GRAPHIC=TECH/UVA]


In the past the Tech and UVa football game has been billed as a battle of the quarterbacks and running backs.
But this year I encourage you to keep an eye on the two defensive end stars in this game.
Tech's Corey Moore and UVa's Patrick Kerney.
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[IN Q="Yeah...]

((FRANK BEAMER:))
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Head Coach;:00]
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[ANCHOR=rOY]
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Both speedsters lead their respective conferences in sacks, Moore with 12 and Kerney with 14. But they are different in size. Moore is 6 feet and weighs around 220 pounds.
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[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00]


In his senior year, the 6 foot 6 Kerney has beefed up to 260 pounds, but he started out much like Moore, underweight and underated. Kerney holds Moore's dedication in high regard.
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[wipe to pinnacle 7504]
And keep in mind that Your Hometown Station is serving up a football feast today.
Just as the lunch time turkey pops out of the oven, the Steelers takes on the Lions at 12:30.
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[wipe to pinnacle 7505]
And then tomorrow - check out the backyard brawl in the Big East as Pitt hosts West Virgnia right here on WDBJ-7.
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That's it for sports. Have a great day everybody.



[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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And coming up, The N-F-L fines New York Jet linebacker Bryan Cox.
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[VO-NAT]


And Steve Mason will check in with Roundhouse Wrap up a look at the Roanoke Express.
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
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[GRAPHIC=Hometown Hoops weekly]


Hometown Hoops Weekly is taking a one week break to gear up for the girls state tournament. [PINNACLE PAGE FULL]
But Steve Mason is here with our season debut of Round House Wrap up, which targets the Roanoke Express.
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((:)) ((:)) ((Two player call ups to lowell, The Pete Brearly trade, and JF Tremblay's seat on the IR, and Chris Cantu's one game suspension are factors that have left the Express with 17 players in uniform, one short of the ECHL limit. ((:)) Cantu came off the IR this past Saturday and registered five points, including three goals, his first hat trick of the season and his sore knee is improving. ((:))
Captain Doug Searle is making his second Express tour. The 6 4" 220 pound defenseman spent the 1996-97 season in Roanoke before heading to the Pee Dee Pride last year. His return has been a success so far. ((:))
The Express has the best team goals against average in the league, yielding just 2.62 a game. One other note, the Express front office has beefed up the hospitality suite at the Roanoke Civic Center. The walls are now decorating with various minor league hockey jerseys, Steve Mason Round House Wrap up.))

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The N-F-L is dipping into the pockets of New York Jet Linebacker Bryan Cox.
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The league has fined Cox 10-thousand dollars for taking this swing at Tennessee Oiler quarterback Steve McNair. Cox received two unnecessary roughness penalities in the game.
Cox has been fined nearly 150-thousand dollars in his 8 N-F-L seasons.
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The Hokies and the Cavaliers are ready for Saturday's big game in Blacksburg.
More later on Mornin'.

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It's as much a Thanksgiving tradition as football and turkey-
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The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade-
It's begins tomorrow but the work is underway tonight- and some spectators are already out watching the show.
Babe the pig is one of several giant balloons which will float down Broadway-
60 handlers will guide the balloons- up from about 40 from last year.
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