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Up next on News 7 at Six... The holiday weekend get's off to a rough start for travelers, including football fans heading for the tech game.
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And a Roanoke County house is destroyed by fire this morning.

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In sports, The Hokies pick up a big win at home beating James Madison.
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And a Todd Braverman field goal lifts the Virginia Cavaliers over the Tar Heels of North Carolina.
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Tropical Storm Dennis is making its second trip to the coast-- and IS bringing rain to parts of our viewing area. The possibility of flooding from Staunton to Danville tops the weather headlines today.

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((THE HORSE TRAILER TRIED TO CUT BACK IN TOO SOON AND SIDE SWIPED THE TRACTOR TRAILER.))
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Another accident on Interstate 81 ... backs up holiday traffic for several hours.
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Good evening, I'm Eric Earnhert.

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Labor Day weekend is considered one of the most traveled weekends during the year and an accident this morning didn't help traffic.
Joy Sutton has more..
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(( It's an all too familiar seen on Interstate-81 ... another accident. This time a tractor trailer traveling I-81 southbound is side swiped by a horse trailer... causing the driver of the tractor trailer to ram into the guard rail and over turn causing a 3 mile backup for several hours. And when an accident comes during one of the most traveled holiday weekends and Virginia Tech's first game ... the delays can be frustrating for motorists.
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((BRIAN KENWORTHY: TOO FREAKIN LONG TRAFFIC SUCKS.))
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Brian Kenworthy was one of many headed to the Virginia Tech football game when he was slowed down by the accident and had to make a detour which took him a half hour out of the way.
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((BRIAN KENWORTHY: WE HAD TO GO OFF OF 81 AND TAKE ROUTE 11 FOR 15 MILES))
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State Police say there are twice as many drivers on the road this holiday weekend and that people need to be extremely careful.
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((SGT. R.A BLACK/VIRGINIA STATE POLICE: SLOW DOWN. PAY ATTENTION TO WHAT THEY'RE DOING AND WEAR THEIR SEAT BELTS.))
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State Police say they will be out in full force this weekend catching those who are not obeying the rules of the road.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Botetourt County.))











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Fire destroyed a house in Roanoke County this morning.
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Firefighters say they responded to a call on Eastland Road around 10:15.
The owner, Robert Hall, was next door when he saw smoke billowing out of his house.
He says by the time he ran home, it was fully engulfed.
Another person was in the house when the flames broke out, but she made it out safely.
At this time, there is no word from the Fire Inspector on how the fire started.
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They've already been on 60 minutes 2 and they may soon have a mini- series based on their lives.
They're the Hairston Family ... known as the National Hairston Clan Incorporated.
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The family is in Roanoke this weekend celebrating their 26th anniversary reunion.
Members of National Hairston Clan Incorporated are decedents of slaves who worked on the Cooleemee Plantation in North Carolina.
And now the family is trying to bring unity between black and white Hairstons ... many of whom are related ... and pass this history onto their children.
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((MARVIN HAIRSTON/NATIONAL HAIRSTON CLAN: HELP OUR YOUNG PEOPLE UNDERSTAND OUR ROOTS. WHEY THEY COME FROM AND THE TALENT THAT'S ALREADY IN THE FAMILY AND WHAT THEY COULD DO TO MAKE THE FAMILY BETTER.))
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The book entitled "The Hairstons an American Family in Black and White" will be the basis for the miniseries -- and is a historical record of the family.


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After pounding the Carolina Coast for days, Tropical Storm Dennis is nearing shore, and could become a Hurricane again soon.
Todd Hauer has more from Nags Head.
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If you're a frequent flyer to Washinton D-C, coming up we'll tell you where you can find one of the cheapest fare.
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Plus after getting hit by a car over two weeks ago in Henry County find out how this boy is making a recovery.
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An apparent tornado touched down this afternoon in Coastal Virginia.
The storm hit an assisted living center and several apartment buildings in Hampton. Police say between 20 and 30 people suffered minor injuries. There were ``no'' fatalities. The possible twister also flipped cars and downed trees. Authorities say a possible tornado also hit a barn and snapped utility polls in nearby Chesapeake. Virginia Beach is under a hurricane warning

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The Lynchburg airport wants Lynchburg residents to become frequent flyers.
And a fast-food seafood shop abandons ship.
Scott Goldberg has those stories and more in this week's News-7 Business Review.
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This week on the Review:
It's an effort to keep flying travelers from fleeing.
Lynchburg's airport is offering 99-dollar fares to Washington -Dulles or any other Virginia airport.
More than third of Lynchburg travelers say they usually drive to those cities to save airfare. [power lines]
American Electric Power wants a dress rehearsal for deregulation.
The company asked for permission from the state to let 18-thousand people buy power from any registered electricity supplier in 2001.
AEP said this will help everyone get ready for 2002, when deregulation arrives in Virginia. [99-27]
The Botetourt County pipe company struck by the Asian flu looks like it might've found a cure.
Connex Pipe Systems says it'll resume production with 50 employees next month.
Last year it shut down, saying the foreign economic crisis took away its overseas business. [99-30 at 1:15:28]
A new executive director for the Roanoke Valley Economic Development Partnership.
Phil Sparks takes over after six years at city hall.
He's been serving as Roanoke's chief business recruiter. [99-24 at 1:57:12]
Thar she goes!
The nation's biggest purveyor of Hush Puppies and deep-fried chicken planks that look suspiciously like its deep-fried fish filets ...
Is closing one of three restaurants in Roanoke and its only bistro in Bedford.
Long John Silvers says it can't sink more money into what it calls "unprofitable markets." [DOW JONES PRE PRO]
On Wall Street, a late-week surge didn't make up the Dow's early losses.
It fell 12 points.
The Nasdaq gained 84.
That's this week's Review.
I'm Scott Goldberg.))
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He was hit by a car on his way to the first day of school ... and has been in a coma for 10 days.
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But last night 13 year-old Corey Mayo finally woke -up.
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He now has to under go several surgeries on his jaw and right knee.
Mayo was struck by in car as he walked to the bus stop on Summit Road.
His family has asked the county to make the road safer for students.
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Up next on News 7,
If you want to add a little adventure in your life..
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Why not try a place where flying high is the norm, and the excitement thrills children of all ages.
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Do you lead a sedentary lifestyle? Do you want to try out an EXTREME sport that requires NO athletic skills...just a weight of at least 80 pounds and some steely nerves?
Then Para-Sailing is for you.
Kimberly McBroom takes you to Smith Mountain lake for a lesson in this week's "Time Off".
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(( If you've never tried it....Para- sailing is just what it sounds like-- sailing with a parachute some 600 feet into the air.
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((RYAN WATERS/BRIDGEWATER MARINA: DEPENDING ON THE WIND, I CAN FLY..I MEAN, IF THE WIND'S RIGHT, I CAN FLY ANYWHERE ON THE LAKE. USUALLY, I'M DOWN HERE BETWEEN SMITH MOUNTAIN AND BERNARD'S LANDING JUST BECAUSE THE LAKE'S NICE AND OPEN DOWN HERE AND YOU'RE UP IN THE AIR FOR 10 MINUTES AND TO ME, IT'S A BLAST. YOU CAN'T HEAR ANYTHING UP THERE. YOU CAN SEE... IT'S THE BEST VIEW ON THE LAKE. IT'S AWESOME.)) [RUNS:17]
And if you're wondering....riders DO occasionally end up taking an unplanned dip into the lake.
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((RYAN WATERS/BRIDGEWATER MARINA: IF THAT HAPPENS, THE PARACHUTE, YOU JUST FLOAT VERY GENTLY DOWN TO THE WATER AND HIT THE WATER ABOUT AS GENTLY AS IF YOU'D JUMPED OFF THE SIDE OF THE BOAT. IF YOU WERE TO GO IN THE WATER, THE PARACHUTE WOULD LAND BEHIND YOU AND YOU JUST SIT THERE AND YOU'RE FLOATING. YOU JUST UN-CLIP YOURSELF AND COME AROUND AND I'LL PICK YOU BACK UP. IT'S VERY GENTLE.)) [RUNS:13]
Waters says para- sailing began back in the 19-50s as part of Army training with parachutes.
He flies an average of a thousand people each year...everyone from small children to 90- year- olds.
Debbie Allgood likes adventure...having bungee jumped before.
She says para- sailing is far less scary, and even brought her three children along for the excursion.
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((DEBBIE ALLGOOD: THIS IS JUST, THERE'S NO FEAR AT ALL IN THIS AT ALL. IT'S JUST VERY RELAXING AND SOOTHING AND LIKE YOU'RE FLOATING ON A CLOUD.)) [RUNS:07]
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((Kimberly McBroom/News 7: What did you like best? ASHLYN ALLGOOD: WHEN WE WERE UP IN THE AIR REALLY HIGH, THE HIGHEST. McBroom: Do you think you'd like to do it again? You would? )) [RUNS:09]
While Ashlyn rode with their Mom, her brother and twin sister rode together.
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((AUTUMN ALLGOOD: IT JUST FELT LIKE YOU WERE SORT OF SITTING THERE AND YOU WERE JUST FLOATING AROUND.)) [RUNS:05]
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((GENE ALLGOOD: I THOUGH IT WAS PROBABLY THE FUNNEST THING I'VE EVER DONE IN MY LIFE.)) [RUNS:03]
Morning flights cost 35- dollars per person, afternoon trips over the lake run 40- dollars.
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((KIMBERLY MCBROOM/NEWS 7: EVEN THOUGH THE SEASON IS WINDING DOWN, YOU CAN STILL ENJOY PARA- SAIL RIDES ON WEEKENDS THROUGH THE END OF THE MONTH.. AND KEEP IT IN MIND FOR NEXT YEAR, TOO. KIMBERLY MCBROOM, NEWS 7, FRANKLIN COUNTY.)) [RUNS:10]))
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If you'd like to try your luck sailing ABOVE Smith Mountain Lake, you can find directions to Bernard's Landing, where the para- sail rides are offered on our website at W-D-B-J-7-DOT-COM.







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And coming up, The Hokies and Cavaliers both open their seasons with wins we'll check the college football scoreboard.
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And Ferrum opens it season with a win at Adams Field.
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Virginia Tech crushed J-M-U 47 to nothing this afternoon in Blacksburg. But Mike Stevens says on this day both teams were victimized.
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Todd Braverman's field goal with 32 seconds left in the game gave Virginia a 20 to 17 win over North Carolina.
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It was a defensive struggle for most of the first quarter with the score tied at 3.
Carolina would take the lead late in the second quarter. Dale Ellis rolls out to pass he over throws his receiver right into the hands of Carolina's Antoine Black he takes the rock 89 yards into the end zone and the Tar Heels took a 9 to 3 lead at the half.
U-V-A took the lead on a Thomas Jones 1 yard run then Ellis puts it into the air and hits Kevin Coffey on the 32 yard touchdown pass play and the Cavaliers led 17 to 9.
But The Tar Heels rallied behind Ronald Curry he scrambles and hits Anthony Saunders on the T-D pass the two point conversion tied it at 17.
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Braverman missed a field goal at the end of the Peach Bowl that would have beaten Georgia but he hits the 50 yarder and the Cavaliers beat Carolina 20 to 17.
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The Ferrum Panthers open their season on a winning note beating Newport News this afternoon 22 to nothing.
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The Panthers entering the field at Adams Stadium.
In the second quarter leading 13 to nothing, The Panthers go to the air quarterback Phillip Hairston hits to Kodi Smith he is taken down at the Shipbuilders 9 yard line.
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Several plays later Hairston hands it off to Smith he scores the touchdown and the Panthers led 19 to nothing and Ferrum wins the game 22 to nothing.
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Penn State, Georgia Tech, Alabama and Nebraska won today. Lets check the scores.
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