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Coming up on News 7
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Hundreds fill the streets of Miami protesting tonight.
Tough choices in Botetourt- Will teachers get pay raises or will a new school open?
And the latest on a new high school in Roanoke County.
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Plus why a walkway collapsed in Charlotte-
News 7 is next.

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((IT'S A DIFFICULT DECISION BUT A BUILDING DOESN'T TEACH PEOPLE DO.))
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Botetourt County's Greenfield Elementary will NOT open for now, but teachers will get their pay raises.
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A tough decision for Botetourt County School Board members tonight -- what to cut from the budget.
The school board did not get all the money it requested.
And with a budget shortfall of almost 600-thousand dollars board members say they were forced to choose between opening the new school this year or giving teachers raises.
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Joy Sutton attended the school boarding meeting tonight and has the latest.
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Jean,
It was a close vote but in the end the school board kept its promise to teachers.
Even a last minute letter from the Board of Supervisors -- proposing to give more money to open the new school -- did not change the outcome.
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((JIM RUHLAND/SCHOOL BOARD CHAIRMAN: IT WAS A DIFFICULT DECISION. BUT WE HAD TO MAKE THE DECISION FOR WHAT WE FELT FOR THE STUDENTS OF BOTETOURT COUNTY NOT ONLY FOR TODAY BUT FOR THE FUTURE)) [RUNS05]
[OUT Q=for the future]


Just a hours before the meeting school board members received a letter from the Board of Supervisors offering more than 257 -thousand dollars to make sure the new school opened -- and the letter read quote, "you now have sufficient funds to accomplish your objectives.
But board members said this was not enough money -- and they still had to make a choice -- and in the end voted 3 to 2 in favor of the teacher pay raise.
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[IN Q=We don't have the money.]

((JIM RUHLAND: WE DON'T HAVE THE MONEY THERE IS NO WAY WE COULD MAKE UP THE DIFFERENCE THAT WAS SUGGESTED IN THEIR LETTER)) [RUNS06]
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((MICHAEL BEAHM/SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER: I THINK THE MAIN ISSUE IS WHETHER THEY CAN FIND ANY MORE MONIES OR NOT)) [RUNS05]
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But many of the parents and teachers who were anxiously awaiting the boards decision -- say this is not over -- and the ball is now in the Board of Supervisor's court.
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((CELESTE LUTJEN/TEACHER: IT'S A HISTORIC DAY IN BOTETOURT COUNTY BECAUSE I THINK IT WILL ENABLE THE BOARD OF SUPERVISOR TO REALIZE THAT THE BUDGET SUBMITTED BY OUR SCHOOL BOARD IS WHAT IS NECESSARY. THAT THERE ARE NO FRILLS)) [RUNS14]
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((SUSAN MERRITT/PARENT: I THINK HAVING AN EMPTY SCHOOL WILL SPEAK VOLUMES FOR OUR COUNTY ALSO. WE NEED THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS TO FULFILL OUR SCHOOL BOARD BUDGET BY HALF A MILLION DOLLARS)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=million dollars]))
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To open Greenfield elementary the school board needs more 535-thousand dollars for start-up costs.
News 7 spoke with one supervisor who said he would not support giving any more money -- and believes the school board could've compromised to make sure Greenfield opened next school year.
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Tonight's school board meeting in Roanoke County also brought controversy over teacher evaluations and the charge that one board member overstepped his authority.
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Joe Dashiell is at the school administration building with more on that debate.
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[Miami-Protest]


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It's hot in Miami tonight- not just temperatures- but tempers.
Protestors on both sides of the Elian Gonzalez controversy filled the streets- outside the hotel where Janet Reno is speaking.
Teresa Estacio has more.
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[SUPER=01-Jose Navarro/Resident;]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Janet Gentle/Resident;]
[SUPER=01-Janet Reno/Attorney General;]
[Super=01-Teresa Estacio/Reporting;]
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((Protestors -- waved signs and chanted ... each trying to be louder than the other. Many --still angry at attorney general janet reno.... others-- here in support of her and her decision to forcibly remove elian gonzalez from the home of his miami relatives-- and reunite him with his father. It is the attorney general's first visit back to her home.... since making that controversial decision. and although the visit comes a month after the reunion... it is clear emotions are still running high.
Jose Navarro/resident:: It is abusive to send him back to an oppressive country. My father was jailed there when he was.
Dr. Janet Gentle/resident : This is america. We stand behind Janet Reno. Inside, the attorney general addressed an annual convention of female attorneys.... and found some support. Janet Reno/Attorney General:
Elian meanwhile, moved from a plantation in Maryland.... to a house in Washington DC thursday---- where they will conti

nue to await a ruling from the Atlanta court of appeals.))

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Police are searching for two gunmen who walked into a Wendy's restaurant last night and fatally shot five workers.

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((IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION CALL CRIMESTOPPERS.))
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The shooting happened just after closing at the Wendy's in a busy neighborhood in Flushing, Queens.
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((IT'S PROBABLY THE WORST CRIME SCENE I'VE EVER SEEN.)) [BUTT TO 20:!5:13] ((THEY KILLED THEM ALL EXECUTION STYLE EVERYONE OF THEM SHOT IN THE FACE.)) [butt to 14:01:28] ((DAVE THOMAS/WENDY'S OWNER: IT WAS JUST UNCALLED FOR. AND I JUST CANT TELL YOU HOW SORRY WE ARE FOR OUR FAMILY AND THEIR FAMILIES.))
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Wendy's is offering a 50 thousand dollar reward- Authorities believe the motive was robbery.
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Four murders is less than two months in Martinsville-
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Two of them happened at the Rivermont Apartments, including one last night. The victim: 44-year old William Brady Newbill.
Bessie Kent is the apartment manager. A few days ago she started a petition for grant money that would bring a police substation and as many as three officers to the complex.
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((BESSIE KENT/RIVERMONT APARTMENTS MANAGER: WE'LL AT LEAST HAVE SOMEONE WALKING AROUND THE GROUNDS WHEN I CAN'T DO IT. THEN I WOULD HAVE SOME HELP TO WATCH.))
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((LT. JIM MINTER/MARTINSVILLE POLICE DEPT. : WE'VE HAD DISCUSSIONS. THE ADMINISTRATION HAS IN THE PAST WITH THE MANAGEMENT OF RIVERMONT APARTMENTS. THEY'RE TALKING ABACK AND FORTH TO COME UP WITH IDEAS AND SOLUTION IN REFERENCE TO THE PROBLEMS. AND TRY TO ADDRESS IT AND MAKE IT A BETTER LIVING AREA AND A SAFER PLACE.))
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Seven state troopers have been brought in this month to fight crime in Martinsville-- some of them are helping out at Rivermont.
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[Mitchell]


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Salem police arrested a 91-year old man today, indicting him on a charge of sexual battery.
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Buck Mitchell is accused of fondling a woman- -though his family says it was accidental... because he was feeling his way along a hallway.
Mitchell's daughter-in-law helped us try to determine whether he understands the charge.
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((YEAH, I KNOW I TOUCHED SOME OF THEM. DID YOU KNOW WHAT YOU WERE DOING? I COULDN'T TELL IF THEY WERE A WOMAN OR A MAN.))
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The prosecutor says this is not the first time Mitchell fondled a woman at the Salem Rehab Center.
The prosecutor says there have been eight other incidents.
The case has not been set for trial
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Months later, the Sugar Bowl pays off for Virginia Tech.
Details are still ahead on News 7.
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And a common chemical is now blamed for the walkway collapse at the Lowe's Motor Speedway.
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((O-K sports fans check this out, Cave Spring wins the Roanoke Valley District softball tournament championship, Dodge made a special announcement this morning at the Lowes Motor Speedway and the Braves beat the Brewers this afternoon in Milwaukee.
All that and more coming up in sports.))
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Investigators say the walkway that collapsed at Lowe's Motor Speedway was built with material contaminated with calcium chloride-- a main element in salt.
Mike Stevens has more on today's announcement
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Virginia Tech's second-ranked football team is pouring some of its Sugar Bowl earnings into academic programs.
The team is donating a quarter of a million dollars of the money it got for appearing in the nationally-televised game.
The bulk of the money will go toward improving library technology and providing minority and athletic scholarships.

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Just how difficult is it to breach security at Government buildings?
According to congressional investigators it's way too easy.
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Undercover video shows former secret service agents easily able to talk their way past security at 19 government offices from the F-B-I to the Pentagon- even getting as far as Janet Reno's private office carrying a briefcase that was never searched.
The investigation was ordered by Congress.
Agents showed fake badges and said they were armed- In every instance they were waved past metal detectors.
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((ROBERT HAST/U.S. GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE: AT NO TIME DURING THE UNDERCOVER VISIT WERE OUT AGENTS IDENTIFICATION CHALLENGED BY ANYONE.))
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Agents also got through security at airports in Washington and Orlando.
The Pentagon, the Justice Department and the F-B-I are all making changes.
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Virginia's first lady's bury the political hatchet and pick up hammers.
We'll explain when News 7 returns.
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And later, Dracula's castle plays host to an international convention of dracula "experts."
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[Habitat]


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Three Virgnia first ladies rolled up the shirt sleeves and got to work today.
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((LISTEN! WHY DON'T YOU COME DOWN AND LET'S PUT THIS INSIDE SUSAN!))
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Lynda Robb and Susan Allen joined forces with Roxane Gilmore and Jeannie Baliles today.
"First Ladies Build" is a Habitat for Humanity project.
The First Ladies all put aside politics and picked up hammers.
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[SOT 14:18:32]
[IN Q=Believe it]

((SUSAN ALLEN: BELIEVE IT OR NOT...SOME OF THOSE THNGS ARE COMING BACK TO ME. AND I'M FEELING ABOUT THE SAME WAY. OH WHY? WHY DO WE HAVE TO KEEP POUNDING?))
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((LYNDA ROBB: ACTUALLY I DID ONE WITH CHUCK IN ALEXANDRIA. IT WAS ONE OF THE OPRAH HOUSES.))
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[SUPER=01-Lynda Robb/Former First Lady; :16 QUICK!!]
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[OUT Q=Oprah houses.]
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The First Ladies only did this for one day.
For two of these women, it's back to the campaign trail for their husband's U-S Senate campaigns.
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Cave Spring wins the R-V-D girls softball tournament championship and Dodge was in the spotlight at the Lowes Motor Speedway this morning.
But first our Extra Point.
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Lon Kruger is the new head coach of the N-B-A's Atlanta Hawks. Kruger leaves illinois after spending four seasons at the school running up a 71 and 48 record. He guided the team to the second round of the N-C-A-A tournament in March.
Kruger replaces Lenny Wilkens as the Hawks head coach and he will reportedly get a five yar contract worth 10-million Dollars.
And here are tonights numbers.
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The Salem Avalanche opened a three game set with Lynchburg last night at Memorial Stadium.
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The Avalanche would tie the game in the bottom of the sixth. Matt Holiday hits this fly ball to left field a runner tags at third and scores to make it 2 to 2.
But the Hillcats rallied in the seventh. Lee Evans sends this shot to the wall in right field a runner scores and the Hillcats took the 3 to 2 lead.
[SUPER=37-Salem/4/Lynchburg/5/;]


Still in the seventh. Lynchburg's B.J. Barnes hits a line drive to centerfield scoring another run to make it 4 to 2 and Lynchburg wins it 5 to 4.
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The Virginia High School League re-districting committee met for most of the day working on re-classification.
The committee will send its findings to principals tomorrow.
William Fleming requested to drop to Group Two A and become a member of the Blue Ridge. Pulaski made the same request as the Colonels.
E.C. Glass wants to drop to Group Two A and join the Seminole District.


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Cave Spring won the Roanoke Valley District Softball tournament championship yesterday coming from behind to beat William Fleming 8 to 3.
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[SUPER=03-Salem/Cave Spring vs Wm. Fleming; :]


The players being introduced before the start of the game.
In the top of the first, Fleming's Chanel Craighead lays down the bunt Cave's catcher Nikki Childress picks it up and overthrows the play at third scoring Dana Kratt and Nicole Williams to make it 2 to nothing Fleming.
With the score 3 to nothing Fleming in the third, Cave Spring's Lauren Lows drops a bloop single into right field scoring Danielle Spangler from third to give the Lady Knights their first score.
[SUPER=34-Cave Spring/8/William Fleming/3/;]


Later in the same inning Mary Thomas hits a shot to deep left field scoring two more runs to tie the game at three and the Lady Knights win it by a score of 8 to 3.
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[S-Tech]


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One Hokie has a special motivation to succeed when Tech takes the field today in the first game of the NC-Double-A Tournament.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/This Season;]


Chad Foutz lost his mom to cancer this past Mother's Day.
She had been ill for a while and being away from her to play ball this season was difficult.
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Tech and USC meet later today at six eastern time.
Dodge made a special announcement at the Lowe's Motor Speedway.
More later on Mornin.

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Terry Mulholland threw a four hitter over 7 innings and drove in a run as Atlanta beat Milwaukee 7 to 3.
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[SUPER=03-Milwaukee, WI/TURNER; :]


The two teams hooked up at County Stadium.
Leading 1 to nothing, Atlanta's Andres Galarraga sends this Jeff Damico pitch over the centerfield wall for a solo homer and the Braves took the 2 to nothing lead.
Still in the sixth, Terry Mulholland hits this line drive shot to left centerfield scoring Reggie Sanders and the Braves were on top by a score of 4 to nothing.
[SUPER=35-Atlanta/7/Milwaukee/3/;]


Milwaukee would get on the board in the bottom of the sixth as Mark Lorettta hits this two run homer to left field to make it 4 to 2 but Atlanta wins it 7 to 3.
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[S-Dodge]


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Scott Pruett led second round qualifying at the Lowes Motor Speedway. He'll start 26-th in the Coca Cola 600. Jeff Burton qualified 28-th Ward burton 31-st and Stacy Compton 40-th. Darrell Waltrip failed to qualify. Mike Stevens caught up with some fast company in Victory Lane.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]


That's it for sports, have a great day everybody.

[Video]


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Transylvania may not be a hot vacation destination... unless you're a Dracula expert.
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Writers and actors gathered at Bran Castle today for an international Dracula Congress.
The castle is the spiritual home of the fictional blood-sucker.
Bran Castle is visited by thousands of faithful followers and curious tourists each year-- and of course everyone needs a souvenir.
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