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On NEWS 7 tonight: we profile another key Senate race that's getting a lot of attention and much of the money.
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And watch out for flying timber... we'll look at the air-borne means of moving logs out of the forest withOUT building new roads.
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Tonight on News 7 sports, Payne Stewart is remembered by his friends in Houston. The Redskins are getting a new stadium name.
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And a new philosophy has kept Dale Jarrett a top the Winston Cup points race. His thoughts later tonight in sports.
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Would you be unhappy if we said continued sunny and pleasant? Hope not, because that's the going forecast for another week. [open]
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[Edwards]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-36 1:1:54]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 99]


Money. It's been called the mother's milk of politics, and a local state senate race is setting records for campaign spending in southwest Virginia.
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[TAKE GFX Map]
It's the 21st State Senate seat representing parts of Roanoke and Roanoke County.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


The district has a record of changing parties every election, so it's getting plenty of attention, and money, from both political parties.
Tonight, we look at both candidates. Scott Goldberg starts with a look at the incumbent, John Edwards.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=203-Roanoke/November 1995;00]
[SUPER=201-John Edwards/(D) 21st District;16]
[SUPER=219-Scott/GOLDBERG; 2:05]
[RUNS=2:22]
[OUT Q=Scott Goldberg/News 7]

((
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[SOT from beta 95-81 at 49:37]
[IN Q=natsound]

((NATS: HANDSHAKES, HUGS)) [RUNS01]
[OUT Q=]


Long before John Edwards went to Richmond ... [senate floor? 99-1 at 21:52]
Long before he built the legislative record on which he's running for reelection ... [PH hall of fame]
The native Roanoker was a high school hero ... more concerned about his record on the track.
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[SOT 1:43]
[IN Q=my pole vaulting]

((JOHN EDWARDS: MY POLE VAULTING RECORD AT PATRICK HENRY LASTED 16 YEARS. DANNY THOMPSON BROKE IT. AND HIS RECORD IS STILL THERE.)) [RUNS06]
[OUT Q=STILL THERE]


Now, State Senator Edwards is trying to vault himself into a second term ...
In a tight race ...
Where the spending bar's been raised higher than any state race in Southwest Virginia history.
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[SOT 13:21]
[IN Q=i knew]

((EDWARDS: I KNEW IT WAS GOING TO BE EXPENSIVE. I DIDN'T KNOW IT WAS GOING TO BE THIS EXPENSIVE.)) [RUNS04]
[OUT Q=THIS EXPENSIVE]

Both candidates will have raised more than 400-thousand dollars by the time it's over...
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[SOT from fralin ad]
[IN Q=in the state]

((FRALIN AD: IN THE STATE SENATE RACE, VOTERS HAVE A CHOICE.)) [RUNS02]
[OUT Q=A CHOICE]


... but it was challenger William Fralin who got a head start spending it.
He spent cash early and often ... buying glitzy ads ripping Edwards' record.
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[SOT from fralin ad]
[IN Q=MANDATORY]

((FRALIN AD: MANDATORY JAIL TIME FOR ASSAULTING A TEACHER? EDWARDS VOTED NO.)) [RUNS04]
[OUT Q=VOTED NO]


Edwards says it's money that's been spent on outright distortions.
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[SOT 11:55]
[IN Q=he pulls out]

((EDWARDS: HE PULLS OUT THE ONE I VOTED AGAINST AND SAYS THAT'S MY POSITION. WELL, OBVIOUSLY, IT'S NOT.)) [RUNS03]
[OUT Q=IT'S NOT]


The truth is: Edwards voted FOR a different version of a bill that DOES require jail time for hitting a teacher...

And for another bill that DOES give serial killers the death penalty.
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[SOT 10:22]
[IN Q=some people]

((SCOTT GOLDBERG: Some people have criticized you for not fighting back. EDWARDS: I THINK PEOPLE WANT A POSITIVE CAMPAIGN ...)) [RUNS06]
[OUT Q=POSITIVE CAMPAIGN]


Which is why Edwards says his ads won't slam his opponent. [edwards tv spot]
Rather ... he's spending money to tout what he's done and still wants to do...
Gambling that policies -- more than personalities -- register with voters.
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[SOT 10:36]
[IN Q=building the roanoke]

((EDWARDS: BUILDING THE ROANOKE HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER. ABOLISHING THE FOOD TAX. FIGHTING FOR PATIENTS' RIGHTS AND REAL HMO REFORM. THESE ARE THE THINGS PEOPLE WANT TO HEAR ABOUT.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=HEAR ABOUT]
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[IN Q=JOHN EDWARDS...]

((REV. TINSLEY: JOHN EDWARDS IS MY FRIEND ..)) [RUNS02]
[OUT Q=MY FRIEND]


He's also expecting to cash in on support from black voters ... [chubb-wilson from 98-21 at 58:57] though a dispute with activist Perneller Chubb-Wilson cost him her endorsement. And activist Jeff Artis today called Edwards a "johnny-come-lately" on the issues facing the black community.
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[SOT 9:03]
[IN Q=they know]

((EDWARDS: THEY KNOW I HAVE A STRONG CIVIL RIGHTS RECORD AND I'M PROUD OF THE RECORD GOING BACK MANY, MANY YEARS.)) [RUNS05]
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[IN Q=]

((SCOTT GOLDBERG: EDWARDS MIGHT BE VULNERABLE FOR TWO REASONS. HE HAS A WELL-FUNDED, STRONG REPUBLICAN CHALLENGER. AND HIS SEAT HAS A HISTORY OF SWITCHING PARTIES. BUT THIS YEAR, EDWARDS IS BANKING ON HIS LEGISLATIVE TRACK RECORD -- HOPING IT'S THE ONLY REASON VOTERS NEED TO GIVE HIM ANOTHER FOUR YEARS. SCOTT GOLDBERG, NEWS-7.)) [RUNS18]

[OUT Q=NEWS-7]))[Fralin]



[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-37 1:23:23]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 99]


Republican William Fralin says the 21st Senate District has an independent streak... voters who favor issues over party affiliation.
He's waging an aggressive challenge, and provoking bitter criticism.
Tonight Joe Dashiell profiles Fralin's campaign.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=William Fralin]
[SUPER=203-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=220-Joe/Dashiell; :18]
[SUPER=201-William Fralin/(R) State Senate Candidate; :48]
[SUPER=204-March 19, 1999; 1:08]
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[OUT Q=Joe Dashiell News 7]


((William Fralin has been hard to miss, as he's carried his campaign into the neighborhoods of the Roanoke Valley.
At six foot six, Fralin's lengthy stride and quick smile make him a natural campaigner. [NAT SOUND OF DOOR-TO-DOOR TAPE 3 01:45:12]
[IN Q=I've been watching what's happening]

((I'VE BEEN WATCHING WHAT'S HAPPENING ON TV IN THE NEWSPAPER. YOU'RE THE MAN, THANK YOU VERY MUCH... ALL RIGHT, THAT WILL PICK YOU UP.))
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[OUT Q=that'll pick you up.]


His name is everywhere, from the yard signs that line neighborhood streets to the television campaign fueled by close to 400- thousand dollars in campaign contributions he's collected so far. [NAT SOUND OF COMMERCIAL... PRE-PRO]
[IN Q=William Fralin]

((WILLIAM FRALIN, THE RIGHT VALUES, THE RIGHT IDEAS FOR ROANOKE.))
[RUNS= :05]
[OUT Q=right ideas for Roanoke.]


A lawyer long active in Republican politics, Fralin comes from a prominent family known for its philanthropy and community involvement, but he's never held elective office.
He says education and taxes are the two most important issues in this campaign.
[SOT 01:37:21 TAPE 3]
[IN Q=I think when voters]

((I THINK WHEN VOTERS MAKE THEIR DECISION THEY'RE NOT GOING TO MAKE IT BASED ON PERSONALITIES OR WHOSE LAST NAME IS OR ANY OF THOSE THINGS. THEY'RE GOING TO SAY WHO DO I AGREE WITH MOST OF THE TIME. AND I HOPE THAT'S WILLIAM FRALIN.))
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[OUT Q=and I hope that's William Fralin.]


And yet the final days of the campaign have focused more attention on Fralin's tactics, television commercials that attack John Edwards' voting record. [BITE FROM FRALIN CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCEMENT INTERVIEW 00:32:00 TAPE 1]
[IN Q=I truly believe]

((WILLIAM FRALIN: I TRULY BELIEVE THERE WILL NOT BE ANY NEGATIVE CAMPAIGNING IN THIS ELECTION. AND I LOOK FORWARD TO TALKING ISSUES WITH JOHN.))
[RUNS= :07]
[OUT Q=talking issues with John]


Back in March when Governor Gilmore and other Republicans joined Fralin on Mill Mountain for his campaign kickoff, he said he was not going to tear anyone down, but by Wednesday's Kiwanis Club luncheon, critics were asking if he hasn't done exactly that. [FRALIN AT MEETING 01:12:29 TAPE 2 ]
[IN Q=You know, there's just a lot of differences]

((YOU KNOW THERE'S JUST A LOT OF DIFFERENCES HERE, AND I THINK IT'S LEGITIMATE POLITICAL DISCOURSE.))
[RUNS= :06]
[OUT Q=political discourse.]


Fralin bristles at the suggestion his campaign commercials have distorted Edwards' record.
[SOT 01:31:09]
[IN Q=John Edwards is a fine man]

((JOHN EDWARDS IS A FINE MAN. I'M NOT ATTACKING HIS CHARACTER OR ANYTHING ABOUT HIM OTHER THAN THE WAY HE VOTES. AND I THINK IF WE CAN'T TALK ABOUT THAT WITHOUT RISKING HAVING YOUR OWN CHARACTER ATTACKED, WHERE ARE WE IN POLITICS.))
[RUNS= :15]
[OUT Q=where we are in politics.]


Fralin has knocked on more than six thousand doors, and plans to make it seven thousand before Tuesday.
He's expecting a close vote... one that could depend on another doorstep down the street.

Joe Dashiell News 7))[Rubatex]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-27 2:00:16]
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They've finally exchanged words.
But Rubatex and its striking union still haven't spoken.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]


Bedford's biggest employer and the United Steelworkers Local 240 sent letters to each other.
The union wants more information about the contract that's in dispute.
The company wants strikers to know it will soon hire permanent replacements ... and that union jobs are at risk.
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[SOT 1:07:14]
[IN Q=i will once again]

((JIM LAURIN/RUBATEX NEGOTIATOR: I WILL ONCE AGAIN EMPHASIZE TO YOU ... WE ARE CURRENTLY RUNNING THIS PLANT WITH 60% OF THE WORKFORCE WE HAD PRIOR TO THIS STRIKE.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Laurin/Rubatex Negotiator]
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[OUT Q=prior to this strike]
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[VO-NAT]
The union disputes what the company's saying --- that it can maintain production levels with fewer workers.


Neither side has taken a step toward the bargaining table.
The strike is in its 7th week.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=ejo]
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Northbound lanes of I-81 are blocked near the Augusta/Rockingham County line, just north of the Weyers Cave interchange.
A truck overturned there this morning, and the cleanup effort will keep northbound lanes closed well into the night.



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A town and county join the list of early Halloweens. That story is still ahead on News 7 at 6.

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-29 1:46:13]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The technique has been around for years, but only recently has the use of helicopters in logging operations become more common.
Steve Smallshaw shows us how they're making quick work of a logging job in the Jefferson National Forest.
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[IN Q=natsot]
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[SUPER=01-Stuart Feaver/Helicopter Pilot; :28]
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[SUPER=01-John Carter/Big Island Logging & Lumber Co.; :53]
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(( [natsot chopper]
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Paul Bunyan may have had his blue ox, but Georgia Pacific is using a red and white bird.
Contractors for the giant lumber company are employing a twin- prop helicopter for a logging operation near Buchanan this week.
The method is quick and simple.. crews on the ground cut the trees and the chopper carries them to a nearby staging area where they're sized, sorted and loaded onto trucks.
[SOT 00:12:04]

((STUART FEAVER/HELICOPTER PILOT: WE JUST LIFT THE TREES STRAIGHT UP OUT OF THE BUSH, WE DON'T SKID THEM OR NOTHING, AND WE KEEP AWAY FROM THE CREEKS.. I THINK IT'S A LOT BETTER.))
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[OUT Q=a lot better.]

[Standup 00:28:27] ((The helicopter is so much faster and efficient, the crews on the ground have trouble keeping up. While an ordinary logging job might take four or five months to complete, with a chopper it can take just a few weeks.))
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[OUT Q=a few weeks.]
[SOT 00:29:55]

((JOHN CARTER/BIG ISLAND LOGGING & LUMBER CO.: FROM A TIMBER MANAGEMENT STANDPOINT IT'S MUCH BETTER TO LOG WITH A HELICOPTER BECAUSE IT PROTECTS THE RESIDENTIAL STANDS SO MUCH BETTER AND YOU DON'T PUSH THE ROADS OUT INTO THE UNITS.))
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[OUT Q=into the units.]


In fact, there's no need to cut new trails into the forest.. the chopper simply brings the logs to an existing Forest Service road.
While some still oppose logging in the national forests altogether, officials say this is the most unobtrusive method available.
[SOT 00:24:10]

((GREG SZARZYNSKI/U.S. FOREST SERVICE: IF LOGGING'S DONE RIGHT, PERIOD, THE IMPACT'S SHORT- LIVED AND IT'S RECOVERED FAIRLY QUICKLY.))
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[OUT Q=fairly quickly.]
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Steve Smallshaw, News7, Botetourt County.))

[Halloween]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Halloween]


The town of Floyd and Floyd County have joined the list of communities asking parents, and children, to observe Halloween one day early, on Saturday.
Again, that is the town of Floyd and Floyd County.
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For an updated list of communities observing Halloween one day early, visit our home page any time at WDBJ7-dot.com.
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[Stocks]


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Wall Street was a launching pad today, as major averages rocketed upward. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Va Death Penalty]


He got the death penalty for killing and robbing a Cumberland County couple in 1993.
But he also pleaded guilty to the murders of four men in Prince George County in 1992.
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[TAKE FS GFX]
Tonight, 31- year old Michael Wayne Williams is scheduled to die by lethal injection.
The U-S Supreme Court is still considering his appeal.
He has NOT asked the Governor for clemency.
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[ANCHOR=KEITH]
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Williams would be Virginia's 13th execution this year-- tying its modern one year record.

[Glenvar-Renovation]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=99-39 34:04]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke Co. Schools]


They're still just laying the groundwork - but Roanoke County's Board of Supervisors says it's a step in the right direction.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Today Supervisor Spike Harrison unveiled the budget for renovations to Glenvar Middle School.
Harrison says supervisors approved 6 to 6-point-8 million dollars for the project after input from parents, but NOT from the school board.
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[SOT]

[1:33:19-1:33:36]
[IN Q=We've been]
[SUPER=01-Spike Harrison/(D) Bd. of Supervisors]

((WE'VE BEEN ATTEMPTING TO... JEOPARDIZE THE PROJECT ALTOGETHER.))
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[OUT Q=altogether]
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[VO-NAT]


Butch Church, Harrison's political opponent in this election, says today's announcement wasn't just about progress.
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[SOT]

[1:37:01-1:37:13]
[IN Q=I'm here]

((I'M HERE TO APPLAUD... FOUR DAYS FROM ELECTION TIME.))
[SUPER=01-Butch Church/(R) Bd. of Supervisors Candidate]
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[OUT Q=election time.]
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[VO-Nat]
Harrison says critics would have questioned the motive, if he made the announcement before OR after election day.


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[anchor=Keith]
[graphic=Hold]


Tonight Roanoke County's school board meets.
We'll tell you what board members have to say about Harrison's announcement on News 7 at 11.


[County-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6p]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=99-35 1:41:33]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke County Schools]


Roanoke County's new school superintendent is eager to get to work on construction and other issues facing the system.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Linda Weber was introduced to teachers and staff this afternoon.
She says the idea of county supervisors and school boards working out school construction projects together isn't unheard of in Virginia
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Some systems]
[SUPER=01-Linda Weber/New Superintendent;]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=what they're building.]
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[VO-NAT]


Weber says she's ready to follow her school board's lead.
Weber was head of the Staunton school system. She'll start work in Roanoke County December first.
The school board meets tonight to approve her contract.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Coming up tonight on News 7 sports, Payne Stewart is remembered by his peers. The Skins may get a new name delivered to their stadium. Jarrett checks in on his points lead,
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[VO-NAT]

and Steve Mason checks in with Thomas Jones, who is on target to overtake Tiki Barber's all time rushing record.
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[S-Payne]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-54]
[GRAPHIC=PAYNE STEWART]


Payne Stewart's co-workers on the PGA Tour took time to honor their fallen friend this morning before the start of the Tour championship.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Houston, TX; :00]

The scene was almost surreal as the sun rose in Houston and burned off the fog as a lone bagpiper made his way up the fairway. Ryder Cup teammate Tom Lehman spoke on behalf of the golfers, in attendance.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="You know six...]
[SUPER=01-Tom Lehman/PGA Touring Pro; :00]
[RUNS=21]
[OUT Q=...OF US DIED TOO."]
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[talent=mike]
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This afternoon, investigators at the crash site did find the black box voice recorder.[S-Skins]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-53]
[GRAPHIC=REDSKINS]


Redskins' owner Daniel Snyder is about to make a new set of waves in the DC Metro area.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Landover, MD; :00]

Today's Washington Post reports that Snyder has tentatively accepted a deal to rename Jack Kent Cooke Stadium - Fed Ex Field. If this happens you'll have plenty of time to get used to the change. Fed Ex will pay $200 million dollars to put its name on the stadium for the next 27 years.
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[S-Rivalry]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-50 47:13]
[GRAPHIC=ACC]


Saturday, Virginia battles number one ranked Florida State. This game could also mean a huge milestone for running back Thomas Jones. Steve Mason explains.
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[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Thomas Jones/Nation's Second Leading Rusher; :16]
[SUPER=04-1995; :35]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/ABC; :50]
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[SUPER=01-George Welsh/1-6 Record vs. Florida State; 1:24]
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[OUT Q=NEWS 7 SPORTS"]
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((UVa running back Thomas Jones needs just 81 yards to eclipse his mentor, Tiki Barber and become Virginia's all time career rushing leader. ((THOMAS JONES/HAS 1109 YARDS RUSHING THIS SEASON:))
Barber, now a New York Giant, rushed for three thousand, 389 career yards and had one of his best games against the Seminoles in 1995, racking up 311 all purpose yards in a 33-28 UVa win over Florida State. Jones is at three thousand 309 yards. After Tiki's recent Monday Night Football performance in which he lead the Giants over the Cowboys, he commented on his young pupil's record breaking opportunity. ((TIKI BARBER/NEW YORK GIANT:)) To open holes for Jones to run Saturday, UVa receivers must help, drawing from past experience's this season might also aid Thomas's cause. ((GEORGE WELSH/UVA HEAD COACH:)) Saturday, Jones will have to gain 6 more rushing yards than the Florida State defense is giving up per game. Florida State allows 86 yards on the ground per game. Steve Mason News 7 sports.))

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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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Tomorrow night marks the next to last week of the regular season for high school football. Here's where the Friday Football Extra crews will be hanging out.
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[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-56 522TC]
[GRAPHIC=DALE JARRETT]


The Winston Cup circuit is off this week, and that means Dale Jarrett can sit back and plot his stategy for the final three races of the season.
Jarrett has a 246 point lead in the standings and can wrap up the title in Phoenix.
Through 31 events, he's been a model of consistency - 4 wins, 25 top 10 finishes and not a single DNF thanks to a scaled back engine program.
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[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Dale Jarrett/Winston Cup Points Leader; :00]
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[OUT Q=...of problems."]
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