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A frightening scene for some homeowners last night in Roanoke--
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A jeep crashed through the front of this house.
It happened at 1431 Buena Vista Street.
Roanoke police say the jeep was parked along a steep driveway across the street when its emergency brakes failed.
It then sped down the driveway and smashed into the home.
No one was in the jeep or at home at the time and there were no injuries reported.
There's no word on the cost of the damages.
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[7S-New-market]


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Part of the Civil War came to life again yesterday in Shenandoah County -- with the help of several VMI cadets.
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The cadets were among almost two-thousand people who participated in the re-enactment of the Battle of New Market.
The re-enactment is an annual event and history lesson of sorts for the cadets.
During the Civil War the entire cadet corps was called into action by the Confederacy in 1864.
Ten died in battle.
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[7S-Hollins-Grad]


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Presidential hopeful Elizabeth Dole was this year's commencement speaker at Hollins University.
She was also presented with an honorary degree Sunday afternoon.
Joy Sutton was at the graduation and has the story.
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[SUPER=01-Elizabeth Dole/Commencement Speaker; :17]
[SUPER=01-Pamela Colbert/Graduate; :49]
[SUPER=01-Veronica Votypka/Graduate; :58]
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[OUT Q=Joy Sutton, News-7, Roanoke County]

(( 260 young women walked across the stage today to receive their diplomas from Hollins University.
And Elizabeth Dole received an honorary degree...a doctorate of Laws.
Dole was also this year's commencement speaker...she told the graduates that they will play an important role in society.
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[IN Q=Whever you go]

((ELIZABETH DOLE/COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: WHERE EVER YOU GO..YOU WILL BE LEADERS...AND THE DECISION THAT YOU MAKE WILL HAVE A TREMENDOUS IMPACT.)) [RUNS6]
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Dole also told the graduates about the struggles she has faced as a woman throughout her life and career.
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((ELIZABETH DOLE/COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: I AIMED A SLEDGE AT THE GLASS CEILING THAT HOLDS DOWN WOMEN AND MINORITIES...A GLASS CEILING WE STILL CRASH INTO FROM TIME TO TIME.)) [RUNS8]
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Graduate Pamela Colbert says she was honored to have a woman of Dole's stature honored at the commencement.
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((PAMELA COLBERT/GRADUATE: IT MAKES HOLLINS LOOK GOOD..IT MAKES HER LOOK GOOD..AND IT PROBABLY PUTS HER AT A GREAT START FOR HER CAMPAIGN.)) [RUNS5]
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Dole also asked the graduates to join her campaign.
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((VERONICA VOTYPKA/GRADUATE: SHE SAID SHE'S GOING TO BE CALLING ME TO WORK ON HER CAMPAIGN...JUST TO VOLUNTEER AND PASS OUT BUTTONS...I TOLD HER ONLY TO CALL ME IF SHE'S READY TO PAY ME.)) [RUNS7]
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For many of the graduates Dole is a role model...and someone they are hoping will make history...by taking over the office of the presidency.
Joy Sutton, News-7, Roanoke County. ))

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A huge crowd packed the Roanoke Civic Center last night to hear legendary jazz singer Nancy Wilson.
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Wilson lit up the stage with her soft, jazz music and dynamic voice.
The singer said her music seems to have a way of appealing to people of all ages.
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((NANCY WILSON/JAZZ SINGER: I HAVE GRANDMOTHERS THAT HAVE BEEN TO SHOWS WITH THEIR DAUGHTER AND HER DAUGHTER AND THAT IS WHAT MAKES IT WORTH WHILE.... YOU KNOW THAT YOU ARE SINGING SONGS THAT LAST AND NOT JUST SONGS FOR TODAY.))
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Wilson has been in the business for 60 years and recently released her 60th album. [7weather]
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[45S-Botetourt-Fatal]


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Botetourt County authorties continue to investigate a weekend fatal accident.
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It happened at about two o'clock near the intersection of Beaver Dam Road and Route 11.
Authorities say a motorist was travelling west along Beaver Dam Road when he veered his truck off the shoulder, flipped and landed in a creek.
He died at the scene.

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A final contract for a University of Virginia campus in the Persian Gulf has been delayed by the complex negotiations.
U-V-A Provost Peter Low said he's traveled the middle east four times already to work out the deal, but both sides want to make sure they're comfortable with thefinal terms.
U-V-A Rector John Ackerly said during a Board of Visitors meeting last week that there hasn't been a meeting of the minds on a number of provisions in the contract.
The board approved creating the overseas campus at its January meeting. It's expected to open in 2001.

[45S-Hollins-Grad]


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Elizabeth Dole brought a message of public service to the graduates of Hollins University. The Former Red Cross President and likely contender for the Republican presidential nomination also encouraged students to stick to their convictions.
Joy Sutton reports.
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[SUPER=01-Elizabeth Dole/Commencement Speaker; :17]
[SUPER=01-Pamela Colbert/Graduate; :49]
[SUPER=01-Veronica Votypka/Graduate; :58]
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[OUT Q=Joy Sutton, News-7, Roanoke County]

(( 260 young women walked across the stage today to receive their diplomas from Hollins University.
And Elizabeth Dole received an honorary degree...a doctorate of Laws.
Dole was also this year's commencement speaker...she told the graduates that they will play an important role in society.
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[SOT 16:44:28]
[IN Q=Whever you go]

((ELIZABETH DOLE/COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: WHERE EVER YOU GO..YOU WILL BE LEADERS...AND THE DECISION THAT YOU MAKE WILL HAVE A TREMENDOUS IMPACT.)) [RUNS6]
[OUT Q=have tremendous impact.]


Dole also told the graduates about the struggles she has faced as a woman throughout her life and career.
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((ELIZABETH DOLE/COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: I AIMED A SLEDGE AT THE GLASS CEILING THAT HOLDS DOWN WOMEN AND MINORITIES...A GLASS CEILING WE STILL CRASH INTO FROM TIME TO TIME.)) [RUNS8]
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Graduate Pamela Colbert says she was honored to have a woman of Dole's stature honored at the commencement.
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((PAMELA COLBERT/GRADUATE: IT MAKES HOLLINS LOOK GOOD..IT MAKES HER LOOK GOOD..AND IT PROBABLY PUTS HER AT A GREAT START FOR HER CAMPAIGN.)) [RUNS5]
[OUT Q=start to her campaign.]


Dole also asked the graduates to join her campaign.
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((VERONICA VOTYPKA/GRADUATE: SHE SAID SHE'S GOING TO BE CALLING ME TO WORK ON HER CAMPAIGN...JUST TO VOLUNTEER AND PASS OUT BUTTONS...I TOLD HER ONLY TO CALL ME IF SHE'S READY TO PAY ME.)) [RUNS7]
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For many of the graduates Dole is a role model...and someone they are hoping will make history...by taking over the office of the presidency.
Joy Sutton, News-7, Roanoke County. ))

[45E-Wilson]


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It was a night of jazz music at the Roanoke Civic Center.
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Nancy Wilson set the stage on fire with her soft, jazz music and dynamic voice.
The singer said her music seems to have a way of appealing to people of all ages.
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[SOT 1:30:52]
[IN Q=Three and four]

((NANCY WILSON/JAZZ SINGER: I HAVE GRANDMOTHERS THAT HAVE BEEN TO SHOWS WITH THEIR DAUGHTER AND HER DAUGHTER AND THAT IS WHAT MAKES IT WORTH WHILE.... YOU KNOW THAT YOU ARE SINGING SONGS THAT LAST AND NOT JUST SONGS FOR TODAY.))
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Wilson has been in the business for 60 years and recently released her 60th album.

[8E-House-Crash]


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A Jeep did some unexpected off-roading in Roanoke last night--
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In a frightening and bizarre accident, it crashed through the front of this house.
It happened at 1431 Buena Vista Street.
Roanoke police say the jeep was parked along a steep driveway across the street when its emergency brakes failed.
It then sped down the driveway and smashed into the home.
Luckily, No one was in the jeep or at home at the time and there were no injuries reported.
There's no word on the cost of the damages.
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[8S-Botetourt-Fatal]


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Botetourt County authorities are still investigating what caused a fatal accident this weekend.
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It happened at about two o'clock yessterday afternoon near the intersection of Beaver Dam Road and Route 11.
Authorities say a motorist was travelling west along Beaver Dam Road when he veered his truck veered off the shoulder, flipped and landed in a creek.
The driver died at the scene.

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[8S-New-market]


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The Civil War was revisited yesterday in Shenandoah County--with the help of several cadets from V-M-I.
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[SUPER=03-New Market;]


The cadets were among almost two-thousand people who participated in the re-enactment of the Battle of New Market.
The re-enactment is an annual event and history lesson of sorts for the cadets.
During the Civil War the entire cadet corps was called into action by the Confederacy in 1864.
Ten died in battle.
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[8UVA-Quatar]


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A final contract for a University of Virginia campus in the Persian Gulf has been delayed by the complex negotiations.
U-V-A Provost Peter Low says he's traveled to the middle east four times already to work out the deal, but both sides want to make sure they're comfortable with thefinal terms.
U-V-A Rector John Ackerly said during a Board of Visitors meeting last week that there hasn't been a meeting of the
minds on a number of provisions in the contract.
The board approved creating the overseas campus at its January meeting. It's expected to open in 2001.

[8S-Hollins-Grad]


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Elizabeth Dole says the greatest life is a life of public service.
She shared that message with the 260 graduates of Hollins University.
Joy Sutton has highlights of yesterday's graduation ceremony.
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[SUPER=01-Elizabeth Dole/Commencement Speaker; :17]
[SUPER=01-Pamela Colbert/Graduate; :49]
[SUPER=01-Veronica Votypka/Graduate; :58]
[SUPER=@joy2; 1:13]
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[OUT Q=Joy Sutton, News-7, Roanoke County]

(( 260 young women walked across the stage today to receive their diplomas from Hollins University.
And Elizabeth Dole received an honorary degree...a doctorate of Laws.
Dole was also this year's commencement speaker...she told the graduates that they will play an important role in society.
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[SOT 16:44:28]
[IN Q=Whever you go]

((ELIZABETH DOLE/COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: WHERE EVER YOU GO..YOU WILL BE LEADERS...AND THE DECISION THAT YOU MAKE WILL HAVE A TREMENDOUS IMPACT.)) [RUNS6]
[OUT Q=have tremendous impact.]


Dole also told the graduates about the struggles she has faced as a woman throughout her life and career.
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[IN Q=I am aimed]

((ELIZABETH DOLE/COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER: I AIMED A SLEDGE AT THE GLASS CEILING THAT HOLDS DOWN WOMEN AND MINORITIES...A GLASS CEILING WE STILL CRASH INTO FROM TIME TO TIME.)) [RUNS8]
[OUT Q=time to time.]


Graduate Pamela Colbert says she was honored to have a woman of Dole's stature honored at the commencement.
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[SOT 17:27:52]
[IN Q=It makes Hollins look]

((PAMELA COLBERT/GRADUATE: IT MAKES HOLLINS LOOK GOOD..IT MAKES HER LOOK GOOD..AND IT PROBABLY PUTS HER AT A GREAT START FOR HER CAMPAIGN.)) [RUNS5]
[OUT Q=start to her campaign.]


Dole also asked the graduates to join her campaign.
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[SOT 17:31:16]
[IN Q=She said she's going]

((VERONICA VOTYPKA/GRADUATE: SHE SAID SHE'S GOING TO BE CALLING ME TO WORK ON HER CAMPAIGN...JUST TO VOLUNTEER AND PASS OUT BUTTONS...I TOLD HER ONLY TO CALL ME IF SHE'S READY TO PAY ME.)) [RUNS7]
[OUT Q=ready to pay me.]


For many of the graduates Dole is a role model...and someone they are hoping will make history...by taking over the Joy Sutton, News-7, Roanoke County. )) office of the presidency.