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Noel Taylor is dead. Tonight NEWS-7 remembers: a stem-winding civil rights leader, Baptist Preacher and former Mayor of Roanoke with a long legacy.
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And a man shot in the Valley View parking lot. Police are looking for three suspects.

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Tonight on News 7 sports, Virginia Tech talks about taking on Pittsburgh in another Big East Matchup. The Express plays Richmond tonight.
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And we'll take you inside a tearful Payne Stewart memorial service.
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The weekend looks good. Temperatures are mild for those trick or treaters. Details just ahead.

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The search is on for three suspects involved in the shooting of a man at the Sears parking lot at Valley View Mall.
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Joy Sutton is outside the mall tonight with the details.
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[Taylor]


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One of the most respected men in the Roanoke Valley has passed away.
Former Roanoke Mayor Noel C. Taylor was a teacher, a pastor and an eloquent leader who helped the Valley through both difficult and prosperous times.
He died this morning of heart failure at the age of 75.
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Joe Dashiell has more on a remarkable life.
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Noel Taylor was a member of city council for 22 years, mayor for 17.
That alone is a major accomplishment... but Noel Taylor's legacy has even greater significance... from a political, personal, and pastoral perspective.
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((As a young Baptist Minister Noel Taylor wasn't afraid to speak his mind. In the early 60s he was a leader of the local civil rights movement, and he pressed the city to close the Washington Street Dump in northwest Roanoke.
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By 1970 he was running for Roanoke city council, as a Republican. He won...defying political stereotypes and the odds.
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But there was also personal dimension to his politics. His Republican colleague and longtime friend Elizabeth Bowles remembers the mayor as a calming influence and a unifying force.
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As much as he did for the city, Noel Taylor was most proud of his role as pastor of High Street Baptist Church. Even after he stepped down from city council, he continued to deliver the Sunday sermon.
And for members such as Deacon A. Byron Smith, the death of Noel Taylor leaves a huge hole and a shining example.


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It's partly a sign of how important these General Assembly elections are... and partly a sign of the record amounts of money being spent.
But in a handful of hotly contested races around the Commonwealth, the advertisements and mailings are veering increasingly toward distortion and name-calling.
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((KEISTER CAMPAIGN AD: SHE'S AGAINST ALLOWING PATIENTS TO SEE AND RECEIVE TREATMENT FROM ANY PROVIDER THEY CHOSE.)) ((CHRISLEY CAMPAIGN AD: IN THE OLD DAYS LIE DETECTOR TESTS WERE FOR CRIMINALS, THESE DAYS WE NEED THEM FOR POLITICIANS.))
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But federal law prohibits media outlets from rejecting or editing ads.
The code says that in paid political ads, FCC licensees "...shall have no power of censorship over the material broadcast."
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((BOB HOLSWORTH/VCU POLITICAL ANALYST: CANDIDATES ARE CALLING EACH OTHER FRIENDS OF THE CHILD MOLESTERS. AND MANY OF THE CHARGES ARE SO BLATANTLY UNFAIR THAT IT'S REALLY GONE BEYOND THE PALE.))
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The F-C-C reminds broadcasters that the "NO censorship" rule for ads does NOT relieve them from the obligation to report the truth in our regular newscasts.

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The latest controversy in the race for a delegate's seat in Pulaski is not over a TV ad.
It's about a mailing sent out by Republican Barbara Chrisley.
Democrat Benny Keister says the flier is flat out wrong.
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It says that Keister is against parental consent for abortions.
The Chrisley campaign admits that it made up Keister's response, when his campaign failed to give them an answer.


Chrisley says it was a valid assumption.
Keister says they should have talked to him.
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Two years ago, the race between Delegate Dick Cranwell and Al Bedrosian was a close one.
It may go down to the wire this year.
We'll profile the race for the 14th House District next on News-7 at Six.
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And later, we'll find out why some communities DIDN'T change their Halloween observance.
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[Bedrosian-Profile]


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A former bodybuilder is trying for the second time to yank Democrat Dick Cranwell out of his delegate seat.
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At stake is the 14th House district, which covers the bedroom communities around Roanoke- -including all of Craig County, and parts of Bedford, Botetourt, and Roanoke Counties.
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Two years ago, Al Bedrosian came within three percentage points of victory.
Can he clinch the title this year?
Tina Tenret has a campaign profile.
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(( Al Bedrosian is a Xerox salesman by day, but now he's making a pitch for your vote.
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((I STAND FOR SCHOOL CHOICE, I STAND FOR PRO-LIFE AND I STAND FOR LIMITED GOVERNMENT.)) [RUNS:03]
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Many of his policies are divinely inspired.
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((MY FIRST ROLE IS TO BE OBEDIENT TO THE GOD WHO MADE ME AND THAT'S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IN MY LIFE.)) [RUNS:05]
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Al Bedrosian wants to put prayer back in school and take sex education out. He has four children; his wife teaches them at home rather than send them to public school. In fact, Bedrosian would give parents tax credits to spend at any school, not just public.
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((THERE HAVE BEEN A LOT OF ADS ABOUT EDUCATION AND HOW YOU'RE GOING TO DESTROY VIRGINIA TECH. I'M A GRADUATE OF VIRGINIA TECH AND I THINK IT'S KIND OF SILLY. WHAT WE'VE TALKED ABOUT AND THE ONLY THING WE'VE EVER TALKED ABOUT IS ALLOWING PEOPLE TO CHOOSE THE EDUCATION OF THEIR CHOICE.)) [RUNS:13]
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Back in July, Bedrosian was charged with assault and battery for spanking another person's child in a doctor's waiting room. He says he was protecting his newborn daughter. The judge dismissed the case.
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((MOST PEOPLE I TALK TO SAY THEY UNDERSTAND THE ISSUE BECAUSE THEY SEE IT ALL THE TIME. THEY'VE BEEN IN HOSPITAL ROOMS AND RESTAURANTS WHERE KIDS ARE TOTALLY OUT OF CONTROL. NO ONE'S DOING ANYTHING AND DAGGONE IT, SOMEBODY FINALLY STOOD UP TO DEFEND HIS FAMILY.)) [RUNS:12]
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Bedrosian's convictions are so intense, he refused to take advice from Republican leaders and alienated several of them last election cycle. They're supporting him now but he's only raised a tenth as much money as his opponent Dick Cranwell.
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((THAT'S HOW WE APPROACH EVEN GOVERNMENT. I FEEL LIKE WE SHOULDN'T BE SPENDING ALL THIS MONEY ALL THE TIME AND JUST THROWING IT OUT THE WINDOW. I'M CONSERVATIVE ABOUT HOW WE SHOULD SPEND OUR MONEY.)) [RUNS:07]
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Bedrosian welcomes anyone to call him -- the only Bedrosian in the phone book. Then, in a heartbeat, he'll tell you where his passions lie: with God, his family and the U-S Constitution.
Tina Tenret News7))

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Dick Cranwell, the Democratic Party's floor leader in the House, forms the other half of our profile of the 14-th district race.
Joy Sutton has more on the incumbent's campaign.
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Dick Cranwell is on a mission to get his message out -- that he stands up for southwest Virginia.
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((I SEE ONE MY CHARGES IN THE VIRGINIA ASSEMBLY IS TO MAKE SURE THAT THIS PART OF THE STATE GETS ITS FAIR SHARE AND NOT JUST THE CRUMBS OFF THE TABLE GOING TO US)) [RUNS10]
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For 28 years Cranwell says he's taken that charge to the House of Delegates -- fighting to reduce the disparities in education between northern and southwest, Virginia.
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((IN THE LAST FOUR OF FIVE YEARS WE'VE BEEN SUCCESSFUL IN GETTING ABOUT 679 TO 680 NEW DOLLARS THAT HAVE BEEN TARGETED FOR THOSE DISTRICTS)) [RUNS16]
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And Cranwell says he wants to continue the battle for people in this region.
But he says it will be a close race against his republican challenger Al Bedrosian -- last election he defeated Bedrosian by only a few percentage points.
Cranwell say that's why he's intensified his campaign this time around -- and that's meant several television ads supporting him and attacking Bedrosian.
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Cranwell says voters need to know that he and Bedrosian are like night and day on several key issues.
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((I'M FOR MORE FUNDING FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION, HE'S FOR VOUCHERS AND TAX CREDIT, THAT WOULD TAKE MONEY FROM PUBLIC EDUCATION. I BELIEVE 100-PERCENT OF PROCEEDS SHOULD GO TO EDUCATION BUILD NEW SCHOOLS, BUY NEW COMPUTERS, NEW TEACHER, HE'S OPPOSED TO LOTTERY PROCEEDS GOING TO EDUCATION)) [RUNS15]
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Cranwell says ultimately voters need someone who knows how to get the job done and he says a big part of that job is ensuring the needs of Southwest Virginia are priority in the General Assembly.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke County.))

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Wall Street ended the week on a high note. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
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The DOW gained 109 points to close at 10-thousand- 732.
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[Halloween]


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Depending on where you live, Halloween may or may "not" be falling on October 31st this year.
While most Roanoke- area localities are encouraging trick- or- treating on Saturday, many areas east of here will observe the holiday on Sunday night.
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That's not sitting well with some Lynchburg residents..
Chris Bowes (boze) says he asked every city councilman to consider moving the holiday to Saturday to avoid a conflict with the Sabbath.
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((CHRIS BOWES/WANTS HALLOWEEN ON SATURDAY: SUNDAY IS A DAY OF WORSHIP, AND A LOT OF THE PEOPLE THAT I'VE TALKED TO AROUND THE AREA FEEL THE SAME WAY THAT I DO.. WE'D LIKE TO SEE HALLOWEEN ON SATURDAY. I'M A LITTLE DISAPPOINTED IN COUNCIL THAT THEY DID NOT TAKE THAT INTO CONSIDERATION.))
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Bowes says his 17- month- old daughter will instead trick or treat in Roanoke Saturday night.
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You can check out the entire list of communities observing Halloween on Saturday night by checking out our web site at WDBJ-7-dot-com.
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PGA great Payne Stewart's memorial service was today, college football weeeknd is here, words for the Seminoles, the Cavaliers,
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and the Virginia Tech Hokies head coach Frank Beamer, along with some big news about quarterback Michael Vick.
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The PGA tour suspended play today so players could attend the Memorial service for golfer Payne Stewart.
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The service was filled with the hundreds of people who came to pay their respects, mourn and celebrate the two time U.S. Open champions 42 years of life.
Stewart's wife Tracey and two children would listen to several talk about their friend.
Paul Azinger began by rolling up his pants for some make shift knickers and put on a hat like the one Stewart used to wear. He talked about Payne as a man who had a passion for his family and the game he played like a champion.
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((PAUL AZINGER/FRIEND & PGA TOUR MEMBER:WE LOVED YOU AND WE WILL MISS YOU. BUT WE KNOW WE WILL SEE YOU AGAIN.))
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Friday Football Extra kicks off week ten without one of its heroes.
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Mayor Noel Taylor, who passed away this morning, was an important part of the Friday Football Extra banquets over the years. Fittingly, Major Taylor, in addition to greeting the players of the week, began and ended the evening with his eloquent and sincere benedictions and invocations. He will be missed on the Friday Football Extra stage.
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The third ranked Virginia Tech Hokies hope playing the Panthers doesn't turn out to be the "Pits" tomorrow night.
No one has to tell Tech that this Pittsburgh team almost beat Penn State earlier this season.
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And no one has to remind the remaining Hokies that in 1997, their hopes of a Big East title were completely ruined in Pitt Stadium by a red hot quarterback named Pete Gonzalez, who is now with the Steelers.
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[VO NAT CON'T] In one other item from the Michael Vick file - This afternoon the redshirt freshman was named one of the 25 leading candidates to win the Davey O'Brien Foundation's national award that is given each year to the best quarterback in the nation. The award is named in honor of the former TCU quarterback who won the Heisman in 1938.

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Tomorrow night at seven, Florida State and Virginia knock heads in an ACC tilt in Charlottesville. The Cavaliers know they must play a near perfect game to beat the nations number one ranked Seminoles, who are looking to get back on track offensively.
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In other college action, V-M-I plays at Western Carolina tomorrow at 2pm.
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The seventh ranked Dukes of J-M-U are at home for a 1:30 kick off against South Florida.
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Liberty University is on the road at Samford.
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And Washington and Lee battles ODAC rival Bridgewater at Wilson Field at 1pm.



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Tomorrow, right here on your Hometown Station at noon, West Virginia takes on Miami in a Big East clash. Then, Florida and Georgia meet in SEC action on WDBJ.
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Sunday, the NFL and WDBJ hook up with Miami and Oakland.

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Finally, the baseball world champion New York Yankees climbed a board a half dozen floats and paraded down Big Apple streets in a celebration of their recent sweep of the Atlanta Braves in the World Series. The Parade began around noon and ended up at city hall where each player was presented a key to the city.
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