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Coming up next.
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A community comes together to remember two young girls killed in a house fire and to hopefully prevent a similar tragedy.
And a Lynchburg veteran offers his thoughts on the 25th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War.
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In sports, The Winston Cup drivers were in California the Avalanche and Blue Rocks hooked up at Memorial Stadium.


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And the Knicks sweep the Raptors to advance in the N-B-A Eastern Conference semi finals.
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A gorgeous Sunday is winding down peacefully. Tomorrow will be even warmer but rain should arrive tomorrow night.

Details coming up. [open]
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((IT WAS PROVEN IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY JUST A COUPLE OF MONTHS AGO THAT THIS CAN HAPPEN TO KIDS))
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Firefighters dedicate a fire safety trailer to two children killed in house fire.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]

Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

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Dozens gathered in Rockbridge County today to remember two girls killed last month-- when their house caught on fire.
But firefighters hope a new fire safety trailer will prevent such a tragedy from happening again.
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Joy Sutton was at the dedication ceremony and has more.
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Teresa,
The Kerrs Creek Volunteer Fire Department received donations from the community to buy the trailer -- which the department says it will use to train children about fire safety.
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Firefighters say teaching children how to respond in a fire can be a matter of life or death.
It was just last month that 12 year old Rebecca Chittum and 7 year old Kassidy Higgins were killed when their home caught on fire.
The Kerrs Creek Volunteer Fire Department in Rockbridge County dedicated a new fire safety trailer in memory of the two children.
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The fire safety trailer is designed like a real house -- to make it as realistic as possible for the children.
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((TIM GOODBAR/KERRS CREEK FIRE DEPT.: THIS TRAILER IS EQUIPPED WITH SMOKE ROOMS FOR THE CHILD TO CRAWL UNDER THE SMOKE TO GET TO SAFETY))
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The trailer is also equipped with a heated door -- and a kitchen to show kids the danger of playing with fire.
When some of the kids tried out the new trailer they say they learned a lot.
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And firefighters hope that this new trailer will save lives and give kids a leg-up when it comes to knowing what do if a fire breaks out.))
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The Kerrs Creek Fire Department is planning to take the trailer to schools throughout the area starting in the next couple of weeks.
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Teresa,




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Today marks the 25th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War.
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The Fall of Saigon was an event that ended a very sad chapter in American history and gave the forces of North Vietnam victory over a super power.
Paul Lilly of Lynchburg served in Vietnam and says it's important to remember the fallen heroes.
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((PAUL LILLY/RETIRED AIRFORCE COLONEL: A LOT OF EMOTIONS ARE STILL RAGING AS TO WHAT WENT ON THERE BUT THESE FOLKS FOUGHT A WAR, THEY FOUGHT WELL, THEY WORKED TOGETHER, THEY'RE HEROES))
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Saigon is now known as Ho Chi Minh city.
Today balloons flew in the skies where U-S helicopters frantically escaped in 19-75.
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Dozens of local military and civilian pilots gathered today at the Virginia Museum of Transportation, to talk about the "good ole days" of flying.
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This was the 40th anniversary of the "Gathering of the Eagles"
And many of the pilots have flown in various wars from World War two to Vietnam.
Among the local notables was Captain Bill Overstreet of Roanoke, he flew in World War two -- and carried out three missions on D-Day.
He says he enjoys sharing his stories.
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The Virginia Museum of Transportation sponsored this years event.
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((KAY STRICKLAND/VA MUSEUM OF TRANSPORTATION: THE HOPE IS THAT WE WILL BE ABLE TO DOCUMENT THEIR ORAL HISTORIES AND THEN LATER OPEN A GALLERY THAT TELLS ABOUT THEIR STORIES))
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Many of these pilots have paved the way for future pilots and the museum hopes their stories will be passed on to future generations.
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A Vinton Mayoral candidate will try tomorrow to convince a judge that he is a resident of Vinton
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Andy Nicely, who's running as a write in candidate, is fighting for the right to vote in Roanoke County.
Without that right-- he could NOT be elected to office.
The election board says Nicely is NOT a Vinton resident-- that his property is actually in Roanoke City.
But Nicely argues that a good portion of his property is in the town and that he's been a registered voter in the county for six years.
The hearing will be held at eleven A-M in Roanoke County Circuit Court.
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A tobacco farmer from Mecklenburg County says he's close to securing the Democratic Party nomination for Congress in the Fifth district.
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John Boyd says he has the support of 136 of the 154 delegates needed to capture the nomination on May 20th.
Boyd is a tobacco farmer and founder and president of the National Black Farmers Association.
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Allen Hale, chairman of the Nelson County Democratic Party, acknowledged that he trails Boyd in the nomination contest.
The winner will oppose Congressman Virgil Goode.
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The conflict over Confederate history month, and the Elian Gonzalez case, are the main topics in our viewer mail this week.
Here's assignment editor Joe McKean, with Feedback.
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((A viewer from Collinsville had no sympathy for the relatives who had kept the Cuban boy from a reunion with his father.
"They have done nothing more than parade this innocent child around in front of the press for several months for their own political agenda. The only thing I feel for them is disgust. After suffering the horror of watching his mother die this child needed to be with his father..."
The news that the state NAACP may lead a boycott of Virginia tourism over the governor's proclamation of Confederate history month brought another letter. The viewer asked that her name be withheld.
"It's time that Mr. Gilmore (takes a stand) and the white people need to stand up for their rights and what they believe, but when white people do so we are called racists. I can't believe that all the Southern and proud white Americans are willing to let these people take our heritage away because it offends them...I am beginning to believe that politicians are afraid of the NAACP. After they take away our Confederate heritage what's next?"
Here's how to get in touch with us.
The mailing address is News-7, P.O. Box 7, Roanoke, 24022-0007.
Our fax number is 343-7269.
The address for email is news@wdbj7.com.
And our website, wdbj7.com, has a moderated online forum.
Joe McKean, News-7.))


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Children's art work is making the Roanoke Rescue Mission a little brighter these days.
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Today the mission held a children's art exhibit.
It showcased art work done by students in elementary and high school as well as special education students.
Kids who came to today's event could even have a caricature of themselves drawn by a professional artist.
More than 60 paintings are hanging on the walls.
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Drinking and driving. Still ahead on News 7, see what some high schools are doing to scare students away from this deadly combination.
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And find out how you could help save a Radford infant from a deadly disease.
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Another bone marrow drive has been scheduled in hopes of saving a Radford infant fighting a rare disease.
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Three month old Henry Moore needs a bone marrow transplant.
He was born without the white blood cells needed to fight infection and could die before his first birthday.
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Nearly 15- hundred people recently came out to be tested at the Carilion New River Valley Medical Center.
On Friday-- another drive will be held at the Roanoke Civic Center from noon until six.
It's 85- dollars to be tested and the American Red Cross is appealing for donations to help cover the cost for those who want to be tested but can't afford the fee.
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It's prom season and the Roanoke Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross is helping get high school students ready. And what do Western Virginia residents think about their quality of life? Tonya Flory has more in this week's health check report.
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Prom season is prompting area high schools to stop drinking and driving on prom night. Cave Spring High School students and the Red Cross staged a mock accident to drive home the message.
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Every school in Roanoke County except Salem High School participate in the mock alcohol disaster.
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((MEG DAVIES/JUNIOR: I HOPE THAT IT HAD A STRONG IMPACT ON A LOT OF MY FRIENDS I HOPE IF THIS JUST SAVES ONE LIFE IT WAS DEFINITELY WORTH THE TIME AND EFFORT.)) Students wrote essays on the impact the mock disasters had on them. A winner will be selected May 12 to receive a one thousand dollars reward. [Health-Cards] Mother's Day falls on the same day as the Cave Spring Prom this year. And the American Cancer Society is giving away free Mother's Day card reminding women about the importance of getting a mammogram.The cards are available at the downtown office and at the Kroger Pharmacy. Father's Day cards with a message about prostate cancer will be given out next month. [Vital-Signs] Western Virginia communities are having their vital signs checked. And the survey says residents are in pretty good shape.
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The survey covers quality of life issues including what people think of government, business, the economy, the environment and health.
The Vital Signs respondents are 56 percent male, 44 percent female, mostly white, married, homeowners with one job. Tonya Flory, News 7, Health Check.))


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Have you ever dreamed of becoming an international spy or double agent.
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Coming up, we'll show you where you can get the tools of the trade right here in southwest Virginia.
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If you're looking for some high tech gadgets like James Bond used, a Lynchburg man has the tools. In this week's Virginia Profile Steve Smallshaw gives us a look into the world of private investigators.
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(( Its location in Forest is almost as surreptitious as the products it sells.. tucked away inside this small strip of offices is central Virginia's answer to James Bond.
Beepers that spray mace, telephone bugs and tracking devices.. they all can be found at Spook Tech, the area's first and only spy shop.
Walk in the front door and even those behind the camera will eventually find themselves in front of one.
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((THERE ARE A LOT OF DIFFERENT DEVICES THAT CAN CONTAIN A CAMERA.. IT CAN BE A CLOCK OR IT COULD BE A PICTURE,IT COULD BE AN EXIT SIGN.. THERE'S JUST A LOT OF DIFFERENT THINGS..))
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Ken Frederick is a former police officer who became a private investigator four years ago.
After purchasing equipment from Spook Tech, he decided to become one of its dealers.. now Frederick owns one of just six Spook Tech spy shops that have opened up across the country. [Standup ] ((But Lynchburg and central Virginia aren't exactly hotbeds for international spy activity, so who needs things like a telephone bug detector or a tiny camera that can fit inside a beeper? Ken Frederick says a lot of his sales are to business executives looking to protect their corporate secrets.. the rest are average citizens just looking to protect themselves from crime.))
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((FREDERICK: MOST OF THE TIME WHEN PEOPLE COME IN TO LOOK AT OR PURCHASE PRODUCTS HERE, THEIR CONCERN IS VERY REAL. THEY HAVE A CONCERN, THEY HAVE SOME QUESTIONS THAT NEED ANSWERING SO THEY'LL COME ALONG AND TRY TO SEE HOW THEY CAN SOLVE THOSE PROBLEMS USING OUR EQUIPMENT.))
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One woman.. whose husband travels frequently on business.. bought a voice changer that makes her voice sound like a man's when she answers the phone.
Cameras the size of a quarter can help others catch an unsuspecting thief in the act.
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((KEN FREDERICK/SPOOK TECH SPY SHOP: PEOPLE THAT HAVE THINGS MISSING FROM THE HOUSE AND IT'S JUST MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCES AND THEY KEEP HAVING THE SAME PROBLEM OVER AND OVER AGAIN. IT COULD BE THE CLEANING LADY, IT COULD BE THE KID TAKING CARE OF THE DOG OR WHATEVER.. THERE'S JUST A NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS TYPE OF EQUIPMENT.))
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And you don't have to be a secret agent to use it.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))



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Jeremy Mayfield took the checkered flag today winning the NAPA 500 in California.
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Early in the race, Ricky Rudd would lead the field after nine laps his first lead since Texas in March. Mark Martin was running second.
John Andretti would lead the race with 214 laps to go its the first time he's led a race in 2-thousand.
Then Rick Mast had some problems. Heavy smoke coming out of the rear end of his car brought out the first caution of the day on lap 41.
Mike Skinner led several laps but Rookie Matt Kenseth blew by him to take the lead with 164 laps left in the race.


Later in the race, Rusty Wallace and Jimmy Spencer battle for the fifth position on the tack with 126 laps left to go.
A caution flew with 8 laps to go and then Robbie Gordon spins out on the final lap but Jeremy Mayfield takes the checkered flag winning the NAPA 500.
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Bobby Labonte finished second, Rookie Matt Kenseth third Ricky Rudd fourth and Jeff Burton fifth.



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The Salem Avalanche gets a Carolina League win this afternoon beating the Wilmington Blue Rocks this afternoon at Memorial Stadium 2 to 1.
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Wilmington came in the game looking to sweep the three game series on get away day.
Wilmington trys to score Ken Harvey singles to right centerfield Mark Ellis is out at the plate trying to score on the tag by Avalanche Josh Bard.
After a Choo Freeman triple, Jay Jones hits the fly ball to left field and Freeman tags and scores on the sacrafice fly to make it 1 to nothing Salem.
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Salem scored the winning run when Kevin Burford doubles off the right field wall scoring Scott Seal and the Avalanche wins it 2 to 1.
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The New York Yankees rallied in the middle innings and held on to beat Toronto today 7 to 1.
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The number one Yankee fan patrolling the stadium.
New York would get on the board in the bottom of the fifth. Paul O'Neil hits this double to deep left centerfield scoring three runs and the Yankees took a 3 to nothing lead.
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Then in the bottom of the sixth. Shane Spencer gets all of this pitch sending it over the left field wall for a two run homer and the Yankees beat the Blue Jays 7 to 1.
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A busy afternoon in Major League baseball. Lets check this afternoons scores.
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The New York Knicks advance in the Eastern Conference semi finals sweeping Toronto today 87 to 80
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[SUPER=03-Toronto, Canada/NBC SPORTS; :]


Vince Carter waiting for the opening tipoff.
New York's Allan Houston comes up big in the first half with three of his 23 points.
Then the Raptors get it to Carter on the Alley oop for the jam. Carter scored 15 points in the game.
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Toronto kept it close in the second half but twice New Yorks Larry Johnson hit from three point land and the Knicks advance with tthe 87 to 80 win.
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In boxing, It didn't take Lennox Lewis long to defend his heavyweight titles.
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[SUPER=03-New York, NY/TVKO-HBO; :]


Last night at Madison Square Garden Lewis needed just under two rounds to stop undefeated challenger Michael Grant.

Lewis floored Grant four times before the bout ended late in the second round. Lewis retains his W-B-C and I-B-F heavyweight titles.
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