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Coming up on News 7-
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A Virginia Tech rape case makes its way to the Supreme Court.
Actor Michael J. Fox takes a message to Washington.
And more rain in North Carolina washes out roads and crushes at least one dam.
How people in this area are helping.
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News 7 is next.
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((I WENT TO GO GET DINNER. IT WAS RAINING SO HARD I COULDN'T SEE. IT TOOK US BY SURPRISE.))
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Mother nature throws yet another surprise at North Carolina.
As donations in this area come rolling in.
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[NC-Flooding]


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The last thing North Carolina needs is more rain- but that's exactly what it got today.
Eight more unexpected inches in just the last 24 hours.
Jim Axelrod is in Goldsboro with more.
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(( IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.. THEY FEEL LIKE THEY'RE AT THE END OF THE ROAD. LAKES HAVE JUMPED THEIR BANKS.. RIVERS HAVE BUSTED DAMS.. AND PEOPLE HERE ARE WONDERING IF THEY'LL EVER FEEL DRY AGAIN. CONNIE PRICE/WAYNE CO. FLOOD PLAIN MGR./ we thought we were done with it.. but mother nature has a way of reminding us who's in charge. THIS TIME YESTERDAY.. THIS PARKING LOT WAS BONE DRY. TONIGHT.. YOU'VE GOT TO NAVIGATE A CURRENT JUST TO GET ACROSS IT. THIS LATEST DOWNPOUR.. HAS FLOODED OUT WHAT SMALL SENSE OF OPTIMISM THE PEOPLE HERE HAD MANAGED TO REGAIN IN THE LAST TWO WEEKS. DR. JONATHAN BARNES/manny there's just a real attitude of depression .. discouragement.. and uneasiness. CULBRETH/manny it feels like ground zero.. in fact.. this morning.. the city was almost like an island.. every major artery into and out of Goldsboro.. We were blocked in. And you could feel that panic button wanting to go off. MORE RAIN IS FORECAST FOR TOMORROW. THE NEUSE RIVER IS SUPPOSED TO CREST FRIDAY AT 25 FEET. 14 IS WHAT THEY CONSIDER FLOOD STAGE. TONIGHT.. THE SAME WORDS SEEM TO BE ON EVERYONE'S LIPS HERE. ROBERT RADFORD/manny 1 hurry up and quit.. hurry up and quit raining. BUT IT'S A REQUEST.. NOT AN ORDER. AFTER ALL.. OF ANYWHERE IN AMERICA TONIGHT .. THE PEOPLE HERE KNOW BEST... THEY'RE NOT IN CHARGE. JA CBSN GOLDSBORO NORTH CAROLINA.))

[Red-Cross]


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The Red Cross is helping out flood victims by providing food and shelter.
And Roanoke Valley residents are generously donating their money.
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Kate Weidaw joins us from the newsroom with more on the Red Cross fund raiser.
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The Roanoke Red Cross is trying to raise 53-thousand dollars. After a two-week campaign, it has raised over 31-thousand dollars. And even though there's a way to go before the goals are met, people in our area have proven they're willing to help.
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((Everyday stacks of 40 to 50 envelopes with donations ranging from five dollars to five hundred dollars come into the Roanoke Red Cross.

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((TOM BROWN/ROANOKE CHAPTER MANAGER: IT'S JUST HEART WARMING TO KNOW WE HAVE PEOPLE IN THIS COMMUNITY WHO CAN RESPOND FINANCIALLY TO THESE DISASTERS.))
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And with damages estimated in the billions for North Carolina - any contribution helps. Especially since farms, as well as homes and businesses, are still under water. Many are still in shelters.
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((TOM BROWN/ROANOKE CHAPTER MANAGER: WE HAVE 24 SHELTERS OPEN AND OVER 2000 PEOPLE IN THE SHELTERS WHICH IS KIND OF UNUSUAL TO HAVE SHELTERS OPEN THIS LONG AFTER A DISASTER.))
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Once residents begin to return home, new supplies will be in demand. That's when donation money is needed the most.

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((TOM BROWN/ROANOKE CHAPTER MANAGER: WE WILL PROVIDE THEM WITH FOOD CLOTHING WHEN THEY CAN GO BACK INTO A LIVING SPACE, SOME FURNITURE TO GO INTO THEIR NEW LIVING AREA.))
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If you want to make a contribution, you can bring it to the Red Cross or you can mail it to the Roanoke Valley Chapter at 352 Church Avenue, Southwest, Roanoke, 24016.
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And if there is a certain location you would like your money to go to you can specify that on the memo line.

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

[WX1] [11:00pm] [09/28/1999] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Dead-cats]


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The couple with all the cats in Salem has been convicted of criminal neglect.
Cheryl and Michael Boyd will spend eight days in jail and pay a fine.
Keith Humphry has details of their day in court.
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(( The facts were plain enough: 57 cats in one house- -not including the dead ones- -23 stashed in the freezer, two more carcasses under the couch.
But the Boyds couldn't see they'd done anything wrong.
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((NO, I COULD NEVER HURT AN ANIMAL.))
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The prosecutor wanted to know how anyone could LIVE in a house with that many cats- -dead or alive.
"We eat out 'most every night," Michael Boyd said.
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Now they'll have to get rid of the three cats- -they HAD been allowed to keep... one of the conditions of their suspended sentence.
When asked if he'd sought counseling, Boyd said he doesn't need it now. "All my cats are gone," he said.
In a plaintive moment inside the clerk's office, Boyd said "we're not bad people."
The couple will be evaluated by the community corrections program. They must pay fines totaling 700 dollars, serve four weekends in jail and stay away from domestic animals for two years... and perform 100 hours of community service work at the S-P-C-A.
Keith Humphry, NEWS 7.))



[Brzonkala]


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The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether the Violence Against Women Act is constitutional.
To make that decision, the high court will hear a local case.
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[VO-NAT]


Christy Brzonkala's legal fight against Virginia Tech and two former athletes hinges on the law that allows rape victims to sue their attackers and ask for damages.
Brzonkala says she was raped by former football players Antonio Morrison and James Crawford, and that Tech officials mishandled the internal investigation.
A federal appeals court threw out her case, but she appealed to the Supreme Court.
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The Court will hear arguments sometime this winter... but the Court's decision won't come until sometime next summer.

[Cell-Phone]


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Three years after it started, a program that gives cell phones to victims of domestic violence is expanding.
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Roanoke Congressman Bob Goodlatte is among the dozens of lawmakers who donated phones today.
A pledge that promises new anti-violence legislation was also signed.
One victim of an abusive boyfriend says her cell phone made a big difference, when she needed it most.
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((SARAH BEAL/DOMESTIC ABUSE VICTIM: HE WAS ABOUT A BLOCK AWAY FROM ME WHEN I WAS ABLE TO CALL 911. POLICE WERE THERE IN LESS THAN A MINUTE. BUT HE WAS CATCHING UP TO ME.))
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11-thousand cell phones will be distributed to women through shelters and police departments nationwide.
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[Sidewalk-Vandalism]


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Three Roanoke youngsters are facing misdemeanor charges for defacing property.
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A girl and two boys admitted drawing their names in fresh cement on a Wasena Avenue sidewalk.
The three pre-teens will likely have to pay restitution... if the city decides to replace the section of sidewalk.
That would cost about three- thousand- dollars.
Meanwhile, the judge ordered a social history to be completed on the two MALE co-defendants, who face other charges of defacing property.
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[L'burg-Council]


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A controversial strip mall proposed for the Boonsboro section of Lynchburg has been given the go- ahead tonight.
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Lynchburg city council voted 5- to- 1 to rezone a small patch of land off Boonsboro Road to allow for the construction of a stormwater retention pond.
The pond will serve a development that will include a gas station, car wash and strip mall.
More than 900 nearby residents had signed a petition opposing the project.
They're worried about run-off from the site and the increase in traffic the stores would generate.
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[Citizens-First]


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It used to be you couldn't fight City Hall.. Nowadays, it's harder to FIND the right department there.
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So the city of Lynchburg has launched its own customer service number to handle every kind of citizen request or complaint.
By dialing 856- CITY, residents can talk directly with a customer service representative who takes down the information, forwards it to the proper department and makes sure that action is taken.
Officials say it's worked well so far.
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((JOANN MARTIN/LYNCHBURG PUBLIC INFORMATION: WE'VE GOTTEN A LOT OF COMPLIMENTS FROM CITIZENS WHO'VE SAID `FINALLY, I CAN GET IN TOUCH WITH SOMEONE, I DON'T HAVE TO SPEND A LOT OF TIME LOOKING UP PHONE NUMBERS', AND THEY REALLY SEEM TO LIKE THE SETUP.))
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Martin says the new system also makes sure city staff are held accountable for doing their jobs right and serving the public.
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A leaky pipe leads to assault charges.
The story to come.
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And no spinning the message from Spin City actor Michael J. Fox.
His message came across loud and clear at the Capitol.
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((I AM AN EXPERT AND ONLY ONE WHO KNOWS WHAT IT IS LIKE TO BE A YOUNG MAN AND FATHER WITH PARKINSON'S DISEASE.))
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The story coming up.
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A man who wants to be a Franklin County supervisor will be in court tomorrow on assault charges.
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David Talbott admits he pushed the owner of his local water company at Smith Mountain Lake. For more than a month Robert Winney of Waterworks refused to fix a broken pipe near Talbott's yard. The health department says the pipe leaked two to four gallons of water every minute. When residents finally fixed it, Winney shoveled gravel over the pipe.
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((NO I PUSHED HIM BACK. IT WAS THE ONLY WAY I COULD GET HIS ATTENTION. I DO NOT THINK THAT CONSTITUTES ASSAULT.))
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Robert Winney has been at odds with residents for years. Last April the State Corporation Commission fined Winney 25-hundred dollars for overcharging his customers.
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[Buoys]


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Smith Mountain Lake residents have won their battle: boaters must slow down.
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No-wake buoys force boaters to proceed only at "idle speed."
The lake's policy advisory board wanted the power to remove old no-wake buoys in private coves.
But Bedford County supervisors say they approved those buoys years ago, and there is no reason to change them now.

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[There is a tag!!!]
He's known for making people laugh- but actor Michael J. Fox was in Washington for a serious reason today.
He talked openly about his battle with Parkinson's disease.
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((MICHAEL J. FOX/ACTOR: IT IS A CONSTANT BALANCING ACT. TOO LITTLE MEDICINE CAUSES TREMORS AND STIFFNESS. TOO MUCH CAUSES UNCONTROLLABLE MOVEMENT AND SLURRING AND FAR TOO OFTEN PARKINSON'S PATIENTS WAIT AND WAIT...AS I AM RIGHT NOW... FOR THE MEDICINES TO KICK IN.
With the signs of his illness visible- Fox called on the federal government to spend more money to find a cure.
Fox says he can help with household chores and still work but he knows that won't last. FOX: I CAN EXPECT IN MY 40'S OR 50'S TO FACE CHALLENGES MOST WON'T EXPECT UNTIL THEIR 70'S OR 80'S IF EVER. BUT WITH YOUR HELP IF WE ALL DO EVERYTHING WE CAN DO TO ERADICATE THIS DISEASE, THEN IN MY FIFTIES I'LL BE DANCING AT MY CHILDREN'S WEDDINGS.))
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Fox says he's shocked and frustrated at what he called the "meager" level of federal funding.
Meantime, the University of Virginia Health System is the recipient of a new award for a Parkinson's research center.
UVA is one of eight universities to receive the grant today from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.


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A state senate candidate is speaking up - for a moment of silence in schools.
Details to come.
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[VO-NAT]


And despite the rain... mandatory water restrictions are not a thing of the past in Roanoke.
The latest, when we return.
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[lotto]
[SUPER=136-8 6 7/7 1 2 2/2 19 23 26 32/8 22 34 40 48/4]



NIGHT DRAWING=

Pick 3:
8-6-7

(eight, six, seven)


Pick 4:
7-1-2-2

(seven, one, two, two)


Cash 5:
2-19-23-26-32

(two, nineteen, twenty-three, twenty-six, thirty-two)


The Big Game:
8-22-34-40-48. Big Money Ball: 4

(eight, twenty-two, thirty-four, forty, forty-eight. Big Money

Ball: four)

[Appox-Prayer]


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A state senate candidate says he supports the idea of a moment of silence for Appomattox County schools.
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Republican Tommy Wright is hoping to unseat incumbent state senator Richard Holland in the 15th District which includes Appomattox County.
Wright told supporters today the county should stick up for the rights of its school children.
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((TOMMY WRIGHT/R- STATE SENATE CANDIDATE: I THINK WE NEED TO AGAIN, WORK VERY HARD TO MAINTAIN OUR FREEDOMS AND NOT TO BE AFRAID OF ANY INTIMIDATION BY THE A-C-L-U.))
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The moment of silence proposal was the idea of the Reverend Jerry Childress, who also would like to see the Lord's Prayer posted in each school.
Childress says implementing a moment of silence is "a step in the right direction".
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[City-Water]


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Carvins Cove is on the rebound. The latest rains have raised the water level there to 22- point- eight feet below the spillway.
That's up more than six feet in the last month.
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Normally at this time of year, the water level is about 15 feet below full pond.
So even though the situation has improved dramatically, city officials say the water emergency isn't over.
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((DIANE AKERS/ACTING ASST. CITY MANAGER: WE HOPE PEOPLE WILL CONTINUE TO CONSERVE WATER. EVEN THOUGH IT'S RAINING, WE'RE STILL WELL BELOW WHERE WE NEED TO BE.))
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[VO-NAT]


This morning, Catawba Creek was up... and water was flowing into one of the tunnels that feeds Carvins Cove.
Since tropical storm Dennis moved through the region early this month, the ground has become saturated and more run- off is reaching the reservoir.
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Mandatory water restrictions will remain in effect until the water level rises to at least eighteen feet below the spillway.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/Phils-MLB; :00]


Senor Sosa has retaken the big league homerun lead.
Sammy hit his 62nd homer last night against the Phils in the 8th inning.
He now has 62 on the year. He's one ahead of McGwire.
He almost didn't play last night after his wife was hospitalized after having a reaction to a prescription.
Now the pennant race numbers.
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((BYE BYE))



[S-Tom]


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The pride of Galax, Tom McKnight, has advanced to the third round of the United States Golf Association's U.S. Mid-Amateur championships yesterday out in St. Louis.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-St. Louis, MO/Yesterday;:00]


The reigning U.S. Amateur runner-up beat Peter Wood of Starkville, Mississippi 1-up in yesterday's second round of play even though McKnight didn't play his best round of golf, by far.
He will be playing Ken Bakst of New York in the third round today at the Old Warson Country Club.
McKnight is now in the final 16 of this competition for golfers over the age of 25.
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[S-Girls]


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Girls basketball was in full force last night and we hit the road and travel to Shawsville where the Shawnees hosted James River.
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[SUPER=03-Shawsville/James River vs. Shawsville; :00]


Shawsville head coach Tracy Poff tried a little laying on of hands in hopes to getting his team in gear.
And the Shawnees would not disappoint as T'neese Ford takes the pass from Missy Graham and she converts the basket inside and draws the foul.
James River answered that hoops with some nice transition play as Crystal Ramsey fires the long pass down court to Chastity Waldrond. She gets the layup and the Knights stay close.
But Knights got a little careless with the ball, and Kristin Wood makes them pay stealing the ball and gliding in for two as the Shawnees build a little cushion on the scoreboard.
[SUPER=33-James River/29/Shawsville/46;]


The Shawnees would get the 46-to-29 win as Ford gets another bucket and Shawsville gets the 17 point non-district victory.
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[S-Score]


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Elsewhere last night, Patrick County beat Tunstall 68-to-57, while Ft. Chiswell topped Galax 51-to-45. Brookville downed William Campbell.
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And in girls' high school volleyball last night, Cave Spring outlasted Franklin County in a five game marathon in Rocky Mount. The Knights are 3-and-0 in the RVD.


[S-IRL]


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NASCAR makes a lot of its decisions based on money, but it looks like the folks at the Lowe's Motor Speedway have made one that just plain makes sense.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Concord, NC; :00]


Last night Speedway Motorsports Inc. announced that it will not renew its contract to hold Indy Racing League events at the high banked one and half mile tri-oval.
Three spectators were killed during this past May's IRL event in Charlotte.
The simple truth is the cars are too fast for that track.
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[S-Skins]


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After two weeks on the road, the Redskins return home winners this Sunday, but may of their fans will still be losers in the parking game.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Landover, MD/September 12; :00]


In the opener back on September 12th, nearly 30 thousand motorists fought each other for the 22 thousand parking spots at Redskins Stadium.
As a result many fans never made it to the game or at best got their by halftime.
This afternoon the team announced that only those with parking passes will get in the stadium lots. The rest will have to park a mile away at USAir arena.
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[S-Amos]


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The Pittsburgh Steelers have their own problems with cars and drivers to deal with tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NCAA; :00]


Early this morning rookie running back Amos Zereoue, the former West Virginia great, was arrested and charged with drunken driving in Brentwood, Pennsylvania.
Zereoue failed the field sobriety test and was released into the custody of backup quarterback Pete Gonzalez.
Police are still awaiting the results on his blood test.
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[S-Ford]


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Amos isn't alone with these kind of troubles tonight.
North Carolina assistant basketball coach Phil Ford was arrested last night in Durham and he faces a similar charge.
He will take a medical leave from the program to receive an evaluation and possibly treatment.

[Sports Tease]


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Still to come tonight we will continue our week long reports leading up to the 81st
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meeting between the Virginia Tech Hokies and UVa. Steve Mason will have tonight's report in a moment.
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The verbal jousting is at an all-time low between the Hokies and Hoos so far this week.
Steve Mason says despite being ranked 7th in the nation and hungry for revenge, the Hokies approach to the UVa game is much different than it was last week when the players had plenty to say about crunching Clemson.
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And too bad Jim Druckenmiller fell from the graces of the 49ers staff, had he been able to earn the backup spot he would be getting some time on the field.
Steve Young is out for at least one week after suffering a concussion Monday night.
He had an MRI done today and he will miss the game against the Titans. ((BYE BYE))




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