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Up next on News 7 at 11...
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A big one hits California, but we'll tell you why today's 7-point-0 quake didn't cause much damage.
North Carolina is bracing for a third hurricane, and people are worried about more flooding.
And employees at a Vinton company voted on a new contract today.
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News 7 is next.


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[LA-Earthquake]


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Millions of residents across the southwest did not get a peaceful sleep last night. They were jolted awake by a powerful earthquake centered in the remote community of Joshua Tree, California.

[Double Boxes=Eric/Live Generic]


CBS News Correspondent Manual Gallegus is live in Twenty Nine Palms California tonight.
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[SUPER=01-Rich Nicholls/Toy store owner]
[SUPER=05-Manuel Gallegus/CBS News]
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((Spring cleaning came early for folks in Southern California. Many spent Saturday clearing away fallen debris, and fixing up store shelves.

sot: Rich Nicholls/Toy store owner

"It was ... brr... all four aisles ... the stuff was just piled up on the floor."
Everything came tumbling down in the middle of the night ... when a magnitude seven earthquake shook the region. The quake was centered in the Mojave Desert, but its power could be felt hundreds of miles away.... from Los Angeles to Las Vegas to Tijuana, Mexico.
mos "You're waking up.. the house is rolling and then you think.. go get the kids... and ran outside."

sot: mos


The quake was especially frightening for people aboard this Amtrak train headed to L-A. All 155 passengers had to be evacuated after the train jumped the tracks. Only minor injuries were reported.

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A Roanoke County family is homeless tonight after their home is destroyed by fire.
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It happened around 8:30 on Newport Road. Apparently two people were outside gathering wood to build a fire when they noticed flames coming from the back of the house. Fire fighters battled the blaze for over 2 hours and during that time ran out of water. Luckily no one was in the home at the time of the fire. Officials will be investigating the cause.
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[Aramark]


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After turning down the company's first offer two weeks ago -- Aramark employees ratified a new contract today.
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Employees of the uniform manufacture met at union headquarters to vote on the new contract.
Some employees say they thought a strike was inevitable.
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((DARRYL BRIZENDINE/ARAMARK EMPLOYEE: A FEW THOUGHT IT WAS, OBVIOUSLY FROM THE VOTE COUNT IT WASN'T BUT WE'RE GOING TO GO BACK AND DO OUR JOB MONDAY A TAKE CARE OF BUSINESS))
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The vote was 35 to 25 in favor of the three year contract.
Union leaders of teamsters local number 171 say the companies new pension plan was the biggest issue.
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((JIMMY SHERWOOD/PRESIDENT TEAMSTERS LOCAL NO. 171:ANYTIME A COMPANY IS TAKING PROFIT SHARING WHICH YOU DON'T PARTICIPATE IN BUT YOU REAP THE BENEFITS AND THEN THEY GO TO 401K AND HAVE YOU TAKE MONEY OUT YOUR POCKET,YOU'RE TAKING A LOSS AND THESE PEOPLE WERE LOOKING FOR COMPENSATION FOR THAT))
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Under the contract Employees will get a 40-cents increase the first year and 35-cents for the next two years.


[WX1] [11:00pm] [10/16/1999] WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Hurricane-Irene]


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Voluntary evacuations are underway along sections of the flood ravaged North Carolina coastline as Hurricane Irene makes her way up the coast. She already left her mark in South Florida and now the clean up process is beginning. Jennifer Jones has the story.
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((This is how Hurricane Irene left South Florida. As much as 18 inches of wind-driven rain fell from Key West to West Palm Beach. Streets and homes flooded, families stranded.
((mos)) "The water is above my waste in side my house. There's two feet of water inside my house."
"I don't know how my girls are going to get married today.
((nat of woman crying))
And this flooding so far has claimed five lives near Fort Lauderdale. In one incident, a mother, her twin sons, and their friend electrocuted by a downed powerline submerged in floodwater.

((sot: Ken Jenne/Broward County Sheriff))

"Vitually two family members walked up to that with their pet, stepped into that water. Other family members heard the screaming and they died almost instantaneously on the spot."
Irene swirled through South Florida packing winds up to 85 miles per hour ... leaving more than a million homes without power, and farms devastated. Places like Miami-Dade County are now turning to state and federal officials for help.

((sot: Mayor Alex Penelas/Miami-Dade County))

"I would not be surprised if was 100 million dollars worth of agricultural damage. Just about every piece of farming land is literally under water."
((standup close)) "But overall South Florida residents consider themselves lucky not even this comes close to the 20 of inches of rain Hurricane Floyd left in parts of North Carolina last month. A state that is now bracing for Irene as it barrells north"
Jennifer Jones, CBS News, Miami.))


[NAACP-Boycott]


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The N-double-A-C-P has voted to boycott the state of South Carolina, unless the Confederate Battle Flag is removed from the statehouse.
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The N-double-A-C-P's national board voted to begin a tourism boycott on January first, 2000.
South Carolina legislators have refused to remove the flag, saying it represents southern heritage, and honor's South Carolinians who died in the Civil War.
The boycott could cost the state as much as 280 million dollars a year.
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[Wellness-Center]


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The YMCA Family Center in Northwest Roanoke will soon get a wellness center.
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An open house was held this morning to get people in the community to join.
The wellness center will not only offer a fitness facility but also health screenings and nutrition workshops.
The YMCA says this center is something this community desperately needs.
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((LOUIS BROWN/YMCA BRANCH DIRECTOR:THERE ARE A LOT OF HEALTH RISKS, HEALTH ISSUE THAT WE FACE AND IF WE DON'T DO ANYTHING TO COMBAT IT. THERE ARE A LOT OF THINGS THAT CAN BE CONTROLLED LIKE HYPERTENSION, HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, AND CHOLESTEROL. I SAW THERE WAS A NEED TO DO SOME THINGS))
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The Wellness Center is scheduled to open November 1st.
It costs 30-dollars a month for a family and financial aid is available.
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Still to come on News 7, a hay ride goes out of control with over a dozen young people on board.
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[VO-NAT]

And find out why these homes have a special meaning for some Roanoke families.
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[Hayride-Ax]


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A hayride accident killed one child and injured 21 others in Missouri last night.
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A group of girl scouts were riding in a wagon, being pulled with a tractor when it went out of control.

About half of those hurt had serious injuries including broke bones.
The tractor driver says the machine suddenly went out of gear.
Investigators are trying to reconstruct the accident, and are checking the tractor and it's brakes for mechanical problems.
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[Wilt-Funeral]


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Basketball Legend Wilt Chamberlain was laid to rest today.
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Several basketball greats were among those who attended the funeral in Los Angeles.
They spoke of his talent, and said, if you want to see the impact he had on the sport, look at the record books.
25 years after his retirement, Chamberlain still holds a number of records.. the only player to score 4000 points in a season, and 100 points in a single game.
He was also remembered as a great human being, who was loved by his fans long after he left the court for good.
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[Raising-Roof]


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There are millions of families across the country in need of affordable housing.
Today, several local organizations came together to help make a difference in our area.
Joy Sutton has the story.
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Dozens of volunteers from organizations like Habitat for Humanity and The Builders Club are helping to build new homes in this northwest community.
It's all part of "Raise the Roof Day."
Roanoke along with 150 other cities have joined forces to build affordable housing for low and moderate income Americans.
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((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE MAYOR: DESPITE WHAT HAS BEEN A GOOD ECONOMY FOR MOST OF US IN THIS COUNTRY THERE ARE 8 MILLION AMERICAN FAMILIES THAT CAN NOT AFFORD SAFE AND DECENT HOUSING))
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April Robinson is a habitat for humanity volunteer. She says because of programs like this she will soon have her own home -- and that's a dream she never thought she could afford.
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((APRIL ROBINSON/FUTURE HOMEOWNER: IT'S A SENSE OF PRIDE IN KNOWING THAT ITS YOURS AND THAT YOU'RE GOING TO BE THE ONE MAINTAINING, KEEPING THAT HOME AND YOU'RE GOING TO BE PAYING A MORTGAGE TO OWN THAT NOT RENT THAT SOMEONE ELSE TAKES AND COLLECT THE MONEY FOR.))
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Organizations like Habitat for Humanity are trying to build public awareness by supporting these types of events.
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((TERRY SMITH/HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: WE'RE VERY HAPPY TO PARTICIPATE BECAUSE THE RAISE THE ROOF DAY IS WHAT WE'RE ALL ABOUT, PULLING TOGETHER RESOURCES OF THE COMMUNITY TO PROVIDE BETTER HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES, IMPROVE NEIGHBORHOODS, STRONGER COMMUNITIES AND OVERALL BETTER CITY AND ROANOKE VALLEY))
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Many volunteers say there needs to be more programs like this -- helping to make the American dream a reality for millions of families -- one house at a time.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke.))










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Interstate 81 may cause traffic headaches now, but it could get worse, find out why after the break.
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Plus this dog's been lost for over 2 years, coming up see how this pooch made it back home with the help of some modern technology.
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Over the next few years, major improvements are planned for Interstate 81 in our area.
But that also means a big increase in construction zones.
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(( Safety improvements and highway widening will be good for travelers on I-81 in the long run...
But when major construction first begins on the already dangerous and congested interstate, contractors are concerned about keeping their workers and motorists safe.

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(( MICHAEL BRANCH/BRANCH HIGHWAYS INC.; WE WILL TRY TO PLAN SOME OF OUR WORK AT NIGHT IN ORDER TO AVOID THE MAJOR TRAFFIC, BUT AT THE SAME TIME IT'S MORE DIFFICULT FOR THE TRAVELING PUBLIC WHO IS OUT THERE AT NIGHT, TO SEE WHAT'S GOING ON AND TO ANTICIPATE THAT FAR AHEAD. ))
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It's a concern all over the country... The American Road and Transportation Builders Association, meeting last week in Roanoke, has developed a Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse.
It includes a website where contractors anywhere, big or small, can access research and information to help them set up the safest work zone possible.

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(( BRAD SANT/ARTBA SAFETY DIRECTOR; THE IDEA WAS TO PROVIDE FREE AND TIMELY INFORMATION, THE BEST INFORMATION AVAILABLE, TO WORKERS, MOTORISTS, CONTRACTORS, ANYONE IN THE INDUSTRY THAT'S INTERESTED, SO THEY CAN HAVE THE INFORMATION TO MAKE WORK ZONES SAFER, TO MOVE TRAFFIC MORE QUICKLY THROUGH THEM.))
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And highway contractors say, in the years ahead, it will be more important than ever for motorist to use extra caution in construction zones.))
[ANCHOR=Eric]
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To visit the Work Zone Safety Clearinghouse website, follow the link on the News 7 WebWatch page, at WDBJ7-dot-com.
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Syracuse had the Orangemen but the Hokies had the juice tonight as they whipped Syracuse 62 to nothing in front of a homecoming crowd of 53-thousand.
Mike Stevens has the damage report.
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[S-UVA]


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Thomas Jones rushed for three and Dan Ellis passed for three touchdowns to lead Virginia to a 47 to 26 win over N.C. State.
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[SUPER=03-Raleigh, NC/ABC SPORTS; :]


The Cavaliers opened the scoring in the first Ellis goes to the air and hits Billy McMullen on the first of his 2 touchdown catches U-V-A led 7 to nothing.
But the Wolfpack comes right back Rashawn Spikes takes the handoff and scores on the 8 yard touchdown run to tie it at 7 to 7 with 4 minutes left in the first.
Virginia led 10 to 7 but State's Jamie Barnette threw two touchdown passes to end the first half this 49 yarder to Bryan Peterson and the Pack led 19 to 10 at the half.
State turned it over twice in the third. Jones would score twice in the period this 8 yarder and the Cavaliers would take the lead at 25 to 19.
On Virginia's next possession in the third Ellis throws his
[SUPER=36-Virginia/47/N.C. State/26/;]

second touchdown of the quarter an 8 yarder to Ahmad Hawkins and the Cavaliers hold on for the 47 to 26 win.
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[S-VMI]


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The VMI offense couldn't find the end zone and Chattanooga ran all over the Keydet defense in the Mocs 28-to-nothing win in Lexington this afternoon.
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Cal McCombs was working the referee while the Chattanooga offense was working his defensive line.
The Mocs quarterback Chris Sanders hands off to Carlos Locklyn. Locklyn emerges from the crowd, slips through the fingers of VMI defenders. He out runs the pack and motors 64 yards for the score.
[super=36-Chattanooga/28/VMI/0;]


The Keydets looked in its bag of tricks. Brent Barth back to punt cocks his arm to pass and finds Jay Garrett for the first down, but it's all for naught as the Mocs beat VMI 28 to nothing.
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[S-College]


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Alliance, OH; :]


Mount Union surpassed Oklahoma's all division record of 447 consecutive wins today.
Chuck Moore rushed for 180 yards and 4 touchdowns as the Purple Raiders beat Otterbein 44 to 20.
And here are tonight's scores.
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[Sports Tease]


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And coming up in sports, The Braves were going for the sweep in the National League Championship Series against the Mets.
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[VO-NAT]


And Boston gets its first A-L-C-S win in 13 years beating the Yankees 13 to 1.
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[S-Yankees]


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The Yankees got nothing from Roger Clemens and did nothing against Pedro Martinez as Boston win its first A-L-C-S series game in 13 years, beating Clemens and the Yankees 13 to 1.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA/FOX SPORTS; :]


The Red Sox jumped on the Yankees in the first. John Valentin sends this Clemens pitch out of the park for a two run homer and Boston would take the 2 to nothing lead in the inning.
[SUPER=35-Boston/13/New York/1/;]


Then leading 4 to nothing the Sox would strike again this time its a two run homer trom Brian Daubach to make it 6 to nothing and Boston holds on to beat the Yankees 13 to 1.
But New York leads the series 2 games to 1.
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[S-Braves]


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[WRITER=rst]
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The New York Mets are alive in the National League Championship Series after beating Atlanta in game 4, 3 to 2.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/NBC SPORTS; :]


Trailing 1 to nothing the Braves got back to back homers from Brian Jordan and Ryan Klesko in the 8-th. Klesko's solo shot over the right field wall made it 2 to 1 Braves.
[SUPER=35-Atlanta/2/New York/3/;]


Then in the bottom of the 8-th John Olerud hits a grounder up the middle two runs score and the Mets beat the Braves 3 to 2 but trail in the series 3 games to 1.
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[Dog-Found]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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He's not the prodigal son.. but he has over come the odds to return home after a year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Diego, CA]


Spanky the Dachshund got lost over a year ago in Arizona, and his owner had pretty much given up hope of ever seeing the pooch again.
But thanks to a computer chip that was placed on his shoulder years ago, a humane society hundreds of miles away was able to locate his owner.
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[IN Q=This dog]
[SUPER=01-Robin Sellers/Humane Society]

((ROBIN SELLERS/ SAN DIEGO HUMANE SOCIETY: THIS DOG WAS ACTUALLY CHIPPED, UM, WE WERE ABLE TO TRACE THE CHIP TO THE DOGS OWNER WHO LIVES IN PHOENIX.))
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Spanky is now safe at home and his family is very happy, although surprised, to have him back.
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