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Coming up-
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An earthquake in Taiwan kills hundreds and injures several thousand.
Will you have to pay more for water in Roanoke?
Water is the problem in North Carolina where hundreds are missing.
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[Talent=Jean]


And the latest on a new grammar school for Appomattox County- next on News 7.



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(( Ay, Ay, Ay, ))
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Roanoke City Council unanimously passes a measure to share water with Roanoke County- that means higher water bills for residents.
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[Water-Rates]


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The water share agreement has been in the works for the last few months... and with tonight's vote - it's official.
[Double Boxes=Jean/Kate]


Kate Weidaw joins us from the newsroom with details.
[Live=Kate]
[SUPER=@Kate1]


Tonight the Roanoke City Council unanimously passed the water contract that will allow the city to purchase water from Roanoke County.
As a result of the contract - the council also passed a water rate increase for city residents.
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[SUPER=01-Jim Ritchie/Acting City Manager;:20]
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[SUPER=01-Kit Kiser/Roanoke Utilities Director;1:01]
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[OUT Q=solves the drought.]

((Starting January first Roanoke City residents will be paying a higher water bill thanks to the summer's drought.
City Council's approval of the water share contract with the county means the city will be losing 1 point 6 million dollars in revenues from water sales to the county.

[SOT 7:26:30]
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((JIM RITCHIE/ACTING CITY MANAGER: AS A RESULT OF THAT IT WAS NECESSARY FOR THEM TO INCREASE THE WATER RATES BY 18 PERCENT EFFECTIVE OF JANUARY FIRST OF NEXT YEAR AND THEN A YEAR FROM THEN ANOTHER 10 PERCENT.))
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That means in 2001 - water bills will have gone up by about 2 dollars and 30 cents per month. If residents from the city are unhappy about it, it wasn't evident at the city council meeting--no one opposed it. Officials say the water share contract will provide a long term solution to the drought.

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((JIM RITCHIE/ACTING CITY MANAGER: THIS CONTRACT WILL ALMOST DROUGHT PROOF US SO WE CAN GET WATER FROM THE COUNTY EARLY ON SO WE CAN AVOID DROUGHT SITUATIONS THAT WE HAVE TODAY.))
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((KIT KISER/ROANOKE UTILITIES DIRECTOR: WE CAN'T SOLVE THE DROUGHT PROBLEM BUT WITH THEIR HELP WE CAN MANAGE IT, I CAN ONLY SAY THAT RAINFALL SOLVES THE DROUGHT.))
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Under the water share contract Roanoke city can purchase up to 4 million gallons a day from the county at a price of 2 dollars and 75 cents per thousand gallon.
[Double Boxes=Jean/Kate]


Plus Roanoke city continues to look for additional water sources by drilling wells.


[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm] [09/20/1999] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]TROPICAL UPDATES

[Toss back to anchor][Taiwan-Quake]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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An earthquake rocked Taiwan- killing at least 400-people
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and injuring at least two thousand more.
The quake rumbled across the island as people slept.
Idaho's Governor was among those rattled in the middle of the night.
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[SOT 20:18:19]
[IN Q=What began]

((WHAT BEGAN AS A VIBRATION..... IT THEN BECAME MORE VIOLENT IT EVEN GOT DIFFICULT TO MOVE ACROSS THE ROOM TO TRY TO FIND SAFETY IN A DOOR JAM. THERE WAS A MOMENT I THOUGHT WE WERE FINISHED..))
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[OUT Q=WE WERE FINISHED.]
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[VO-NAT]


A 12-story hotel collapsed during the quake- many older, poorly-reinforced buildings also crumbled.
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[NC-Flooding]


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In Eastern North Carolina - the rivers are still rising and hundreds are still missing.
As Byron Pitts reports, the forecast predicts what this area does not need - more rain.
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((
IN CITY AFTER CITY FROM CAPE FEAR TO ROCKY MOUNT---HOMES HAVE BECOME

ISLANDS...AND BENEATH THE WATER'S EDGE MANY ARE NOW TOMBS.

AT LEAST 32 DEAD---16 HUNDRED STILL MISSING AND MORE THAN 10 THOUSAND

LIVING IN SHELTERS.

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I lost my home, my car. My mom she lost her home.

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My trailers and everything in it I know is gone. Cause you can't even see the top of it.
IN HARD HIT EDGECOMBE COUNTY WHERE THE RIVER IS STILL 20 FEET ABOVE FLOOD LEVEL. 8 MEMBERS OF ONE FAMILY DROWNED WHEN THEIR BOAT OVERTURNED. THEY WERE TRYING TO LEAVE THEIR HOUSE.
11 MEMBERS OF ANOTHER FAMILY WERE SAVED WHEN A RESCUE TEAM IN BOATS HEARD THEIR SCREAMS COMING FROM THEIR ATTIC. Diane Lefiles, Edgecombe Co. Emergency Operations: It's about as bad as it gets, you have 48 hundred people living on the floor in gymnasiums and churches that are homeless. They became homeless in just the blink of an eye. And will be homeless for some time. HOMELESS AND UNABLE TO DRINK THE WATER. FLOOD WATERS KILLED MORE THAN 100-THOUSAND PIGS AND A MILLION CHICKENS. We're dealing with basic sanitation issues, sewage, solid waste. STATE OFFICIALS NOW FEAR DISEASE COULD BE A MAJOR PART OF HURRICANE FLOYD'S LEGACY IN NORTH CAROLINA. BYRON PITTS CBS NEWS TARBORO NORTH CAROLINA.))

[Floyd-Virginia]


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Many Virginia communities are still recovering from Floyd.
About 200 residents of the city of Franklin are still in a shelter.
Downtown Franklin is still under as much as 15 feet of water.
And the area could see another two inches of rainfall tomorrow.
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[Animal-Rescue]


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[SUPER=03-Pitt County, NC]


A national rescue group set out today to rescue Hurricane Floyd's forgotten victims... pets.
The Emergency Animal Rescue Service or EARS combed the waters in Pitt County, North Carolina looking for dogs and cats caught in the flooding.
Many of the animals were abandoned by their owners, and have gone several days without food and fresh water.
Once the animals are rescued, EARS makes sure the animals receive proper care.
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[IN Q=When the animals]

((Janet Herzberg/Volunteer: WHEN THE ANIMALS GET BACK, THOSE THAT APPEAR TO BE HEALTHY WILL BE CLEANED OFF AND PUT INTO THE SHELTER AREA. THEY'LL BE FED AND WATERED. ANY ANIMALS THAT APPEAR TO HAVE HEALTH PROBLEMS, WE'LL MAKE SURE THE VET CHECKS THEM OUT.))
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Many of the animals will not be rescued.
Rising flood waters have caused the Fish and Wildlife Service to order all boats out of the water.
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[Appox-School]


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Appomattox officials have decided to build a new elementary school for their county, rather than renovate the existing facility.
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The county's minority residents had fought to keep the current school open, because it is built around the old Carver- Price School.. which served as the black high school in Appomattox County before desegregation.
But the board of supervisors tonight voted 3- to- 2 to build a new school.. the Carver- Price building will be turned into a community center.
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((GARET BOSIGER/BOARD OF SUPERVISORS CHAIRMAN: IT'S VERY IMPORTANT THAT WE PRESERVE THE HERITAGE AND WITH THE SCHOOL BEING USED IN THE FUTURE TO BENEFIT THE COUNTY FROM A CULTURAL AND RECREATIONAL STANDPOINT AND MAYBE EVEN EDUCATIONAL, WE FEEL THAT IT CAN STILL CONTRIBUTE TO THE COUNTY.))
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Supervisors set a 9- million dollar price limit on the new school.. they expect to have it built within two years.

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A controversial proposal to uproot a group of pre-kindergarten students and bus them across town to a new school is off the table tonight in Lynchburg.
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Because of increased enrollment this year there was no room for 14 pre-K students at Sheffield Elementary School.


A plan to send the children to another school miles away was scrapped in favor of using nearby Heritage Elementary.
Parents say the whole problem could have been avoided if students were registered earlier.
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((ANGELA HEHIR/CONCERNED PARENT: I THINK HOWEVER THAT WE HAVE CURED A SYMPTOM AND WE HAVE NOT SOLVED THE PROBLEM YET. SO I HOPE THAT PARENTS IN THIS CITY WILL STAND UP AND JOIN WITH THE LYNCHBURG CITY SCHOOL BOARD TO MAKE SOME CHANGES WITHIN HOW WE HANDLE PRE- REGISTRATION.)) ((JIM MCCORMICK/SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: WE TALK ABOUT IT EVERY YEAR, WE CAN'T COME UP WITH A BETTER PLAN IF YOU WILL.. ESSENTIALLY THERE ARE PEOPLE COMING AND GOING. SO WE BACK OFF TO ABOUT A WEEK BEFORE CLASS STARTS.))
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Parents say they'd like to see a spring registration to give educators more time to decide where the students will go.
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[Gilmore-Drugs]


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The Governor wants to make Virginia's drug laws the toughest in the nation-- and the harshest on drug dealers.
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((GILMORE: NO MORE FANCY CARS, RESORT LIFESTYLES, AND GUNS.))
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The Governor's proposing a 60-million dollar program to lower the threshold at which drug kingpins could be put away for life, add 210 state police troopers, and increase substance abuse treatment for convicts.
Virginia Democrats, meanwhile, say the Governor's picked the wrong crime issue.
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((LESLIE BYRNE/D-HOUSE CANDIDATE: WE'RE TALKING ABOUT ZERO TOLERANCE FOR GUNS.))
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Coming up on News 7 at 11... An Amtrak passenger train rear-ends a freight train in Maryland.
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[VO-NAT]


And local fans of modern rock are out of luck after a popular radio station drops its format.
Stick around.
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[Sports-Preview]


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(( Hey folks this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office. He's back! Michael Vick was at full speed today at practice. As was spark plug Andre Kendrick. The PH connection is getting the job done for the UVa defense.
Some area soccer queens get their props at council chambers.
All that plus the new girls hoop polls tonight on the Big 7.))

[MD-Amtrak]


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An Amtrak train crash in Maryland injured 37 people - one seriously.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Cumberland, MD]


The Capitol Limited was going from Chicago to Washington when it rear-ended a freight train at a rail yard in Northwest Maryland.
Some of the train's crew are among the injured.
Investigators are at the scene in Cumberland to figure out what caused the crash.
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[81-Ax]


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A Montgomery County judge certified manslaughter charges against a Tennessee truck driver involved in a fatal accident on I-81 earlier this year.
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31-year-old Richard Wayne West told police he was looking for a drink and took his eyes off the road when he lost control in a curve.
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./May 26]


West's tractor-trailer went through the median and hit an oncoming car, killing an elderly New York couple.


West's lawyer says the whole thing was a tragic accident, but not a crime.
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((BILL CLEVELAND/DEFENSE ATTORNEY; EVERYBODY HERE IS SADDENED BY WHAT ULTIMATELY HAPPENED TO THESE FOLKS, BUT IT DOESN'T TAKE CRIMINAL NEGLIGENCE FOR A BAD THING LIKE THIS TO OCCUR.))
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But the prosecutor argued West shouldn't be looking around the cab, while driving a tractor trailer at 66 miles an hour.
The judge also convicted West on a misdemeanor reckless driving charged, giving him a thousand dollar fine and a six month jail sentence.
West will appeal that conviction.
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[Home-Shopping]


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A new call center in the Roanoke Valley will bring 150 jobs by the end of the year.
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[VO-NAT]


The Home Shopping Network has announced plans for a call center here that may eventually employ 350 people.
Company officials say the new call center will complement the main sales and service center located in St. Petersburg, Florida... and will handle about 10 to 15 percent of all orders.
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[Arsenal]


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[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.;]


A move by the company that operates the Radford Arsenal is expected to translate to new jobs.
Alliant Techsystems oversees the Arsenal for the government.
Besides that-- the company also manufactures propellant for military and commercial use at the Radford site.
Today -- Alliant Techsystems officials announced they've started packaging the propellant into ammunition at Arsenal.
The move is expected to create between 50 and 75 new jobs.
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[Radio-Change]


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A popular alternative rock station has dumped its format and disappointed listeners.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


After only seven months on the air, Z-101 has given up on modern rock.
Listeners now hear soft rock simulcast from the owners' Lynchburg station.
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[SOT 11:50:54]
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((WE HAD A GREAT RESPONSE TO THE MODERN ROCK FORMAT, JUST AN OVERWHELMING RESPONSE FROM LISTENERS. WE WERE SAD TO SEE IT GO. BUT UNFORTUNATELY THE ADVERTISING RESPONSE WASN'T AS GREAT AS WE HAD HOPED.))
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[VO-NAT]


Station owners say they could not compete against Capstar, now called AMFM, which owns nine radio stations in the Roanoke market.
But Leonard Wheeler is snatching up his share of the market.
He already runs four stations, including Q99 and K92, and wants to buy WFIR and the Arrow.
Then, he and AMFM will own nine of the top ten stations in the market.
Wheeler's waiting for the F-C-C to approve the deal.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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Still ahead - one man's already on death row for his role in the dragging death of a black man.
Now another learns his verdict.
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[VO-NAT]


And a Southside boy is on the road to recovery after he was hit by a car on the first day of school.
Details, coming up.
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[lotto]
[SUPER=135-5 2 1/9 2 1 5/5 13 18 28 33]



NIGHT DRAWING=

Pick 3:
5-2-1

(five, two, one)


Pick 4:
9-2-1-5

(nine, two, one, five)


Cash 5:
5-13-18-28-33

(five, thirteen, eighteen, twenty-eight, thirty-three)



[Dragging-Death]


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A guilty verdict for the second of three defendants in the dragging death of a black man.
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((WE THE JURY FIND THE DEFENDANT GUILTY .....IN THE INDICTMENT.))
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[OUT Q=in the indictment.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bryan, TX;]


It took jurors four hours to find Lawrence Brewer guilty of capital murder.
Brewer himself took the stand admitting he was there the day James Byrd Junior was killed - but he denied killing Byrd.
Brewer faces the death penalty.
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[Gorby-Raisa]


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She was not your typical Soviet First lady.
Raisa Gorbachev was fashionable and outspoken.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


The wife of former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has died of leukemia.
In his memoirs, Gorbachev writes his wife was his soul mate and partner both in life and politics.
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[Mayo]


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He was hit by a car and thrown 20 feet on his first day of school last month.
But now, a Henry County boy is making a strong comeback from life-threatening injuries.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]


13-year-old Corey Mayo stopped in to visit friends and family in the back of a limousine.
He was on his way from a North Carolina hospital to Lewis Gale in Salem for physical therapy.
Corey was struck while walking to the school bus stop.
He was in a coma for nine days and can't walk or talk YET because of a broken leg and jaw.
But his father says he's taking his recovery in stride.
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[IN Q=I think he's accepting it now]

((REV. JOSEPH MAYO/COREY'S FATHER: I THINK HE'S ACCEPTING IT NOW AS A VACATION... AS A LONG VACATION. BUT I THINK HE'D LIKE TO BE IN SCHOOL. ))
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[OUT Q=like to be in school.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Corey still faces reconstructive surgeries and extensive therapy before he heads back to eighth grade.
But his dad says he'll be home for tutoring soon.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-St. Louis, MO;:00]


Mark McGwire will forever be linked to the number 70 in the record books and now on Interstate 70 in St. Louis.
Part of I-70 is now called Mark McGwire highway.
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((BYE BYE))

[S-Cubs]


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The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals hooked up last night in Chicago much like they did during the closing moments of last season with Sosa and McGwire again taking swats at each other.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/Cards vs. Cubs; :00]


Sosa was the first to take a shot and raising the homerun bar in 99. In the bottom of the first he goes to the opposite field and this ball is headed to the warning track, but no farther as the catch is made on the ivy wall.
The Cubs Jon Lieber retired the first 20 Cardinals he faced including Mark McGwire in the 4th. Lieber had a perfect game going into the 7th before the Mac Daddy smacked his 49th homer of the season. McGwire breaks up the perfect
[super=35-St. Louis/7/Chicago/2;]

game and leads the Cards to the 7-to-2 win.
Sosa is one for four with a single. He's still at 61.
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[S-Soccer]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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One of the area's most successful youth travel teams has been back on American soil for some time, and last night the members of the current under-15
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


Roanoke Stars girls team spent some time in Roanoke city council chambers with council woman Linda Wyatt.
The girls were recognized for their outstanding play earlier this summer in Gothenburg, Sweden and Brondby, Denmark.
The girls finished 9-1-1 on their 17 day trip and won the Brondby Cup championship.
Girls from Roanoke City, Franklin County, Roanoke County and Salem makeup the 16 girl team that is coached by Lang Wedemeyer.
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[S-Girls]


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Southwest and Central Virginia continue to be well represented in the brand new Associated Press girls basketball polls that were released last night.
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[go to pinnacle]
In Group Two-A - the Bassett Bengals are unbeaten and number one, while Alleghany is a solid fifth.
Blacksburg checks in at the number five spot, and the Carroll County Cavaliers are 9th this week. Patrick County, Byrd and Laurel Park almost made it in the poll.
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[go to pinnacle]
In the Group A ranks - Rural Retreat is unbeaten and number two this week. The Shawsville Shawnees are number 6. J.J. Kelly is seventh while Rye Cove and Northwood are tied for 8th. Glenvar and Galax each got a couple of votes.
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[S-Hokies]


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[WIPE TOENG#!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Yesterday; :00]


The Hokies were back on the practice field continuing their preparation for the Tigers yesterday.
While Nate Williams was off limits on the exercise bikes, Michael Vick was back in the groove and moving at full speed.
The redshirt freshman quarterback is expected to be ready to roll Thursday night under the lights in front of a national cable audience.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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Still to come on this Monday night - Steve Mason gets up close and personal
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[VO-NAT]


with a couple of former Patrick Henry Patriots who are picked up the slack for the UVa defense.
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The Virginia Cavaliers cut through the Forest Saturday night by displaying a little "patriotism."
Steve Mason explains how two former Friday Football Extra stars who used to don the PH purple became people eaters for the Cavs.
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((Four years separated Boo Battle and Shannon Taylor at Patrick Henry. Saturday night against Wake Forest, they closed the gap, both in time and in their opponents running lanes with three sacks and 12 tackles. ((:))
Taylor is second on the team in tackles with 23, he's number one on the stat sheet in sacks and in tackles for loss and has emerged as a team leader, especially when it comes to Battle. ((:))
While little brother's future looks bright after an auspicious debut, he's the first to admit college football is much different than high school. ((:))
Little brother registered his college sack late in the fourth quarter, and as Battle emerged from dropping Wake's C.J. Leak, number nine, was there to start the celebration. ((:))
In talking about promising futures, Shannon left out one very important former teammate. Duke senior defensive end Chris Combs is the Blue Devils career tackles for loss leader. Recently, Patrick Henry coach Jeff Johnson received a letter from the Oakland Raiders inquiring about Combs and Taylor.))



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[wipe to college pinnacle]
And if you are already thinking ahead to the upcoming weekend, here's what Your Hometown Station has in store for you on Saturday - West Virginia battling Syracuse at three.
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[wipe to nfl pinnacle]
Then on Sunday - the unbeaten Steelers take on the Seahawks at one right after the NFL today kicks things off at high Noon here on Your Hometown Station.
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((BYE BYE))



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