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Today on News 7, officials in North Carolina say they have a better idea about why a bridge collapsed at the Lowes Motor Speedway,
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and five employees of fast food restaurant are murdered in New York City.
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Another round of strong thunderstorms in the mid Atlantic today but things should quiet a bit tomorrow. The forecast is coming up.

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Today on Health Check, we'll see why salad bars can be deceiving,
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and we'll see a tiny camera that can get the inside scoop on the human body.
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((I WANT THE KIDS TO BE ABLE TO GO OUTSIDE AND PLAY WITHOUT WORRYING IF SOMEONE IS GOING TO START AN ARGUMENT AND PULL OUT A GUN AND SHOOT. ))
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Murder at a Martinsville apartment complex for the second time this year.
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A Martinsville man is dead - the victim of a shooting last night in Martinsville.
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Forty-four year old William Brady Newbill was found murdered in front of the Rivermont Apartments.
A 16 year old male is in custody in connection with the shooting.
It is the second murder at the complex this year and that has residents worried.
Apartment manager Bessie Kent is frustrated by the violence.
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((BESSIE KENT/RIVERMONT APT. MANAGER: YOU SIT BACK AND THINK IS YOUR JOB WORTH ALL OF THIS? CAN YOU DO SOMETHING TO HELP THESE PEOPLE. YEAH I'M ONE PERSON. I WANT RIVERMONT TO BE A GOOD PLACE LIKE I SAID I NEED HELP.))
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((LT. JIM MINTER/MARTINSVILLE POLICE DEPT.: WE'VE TRIED TO THINK OF WAYS AND COME UP WITH WAYS IN ORDER TO HELP WITH THE SITUATION IT'S --I GUESS HOW MANY POLICE YOU GONNA HAVE TO STOP THE REIGNS OF VIOLENCE.))
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There have been four murders in less than two months in Martinsville.
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Officials now say they know what caused the pedestrian bridge collapse in Charlotte last Saturday night.
Mike Stevens has the details from the Lowe's Motor Speedway.
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A massacre at a New York City Wendy's restaurant- Five Wendy's employees are dead-
The motive was apparently robbery.
As Cathy Moss reports, Wendy's is now offering a 25 thousand reward for information leading to the killers.
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((Five Wendy's employees are dead..two others are hospitalized with gun shot wounds.Police found them bound, gagged and shot execution style in this fast food restaurant in Flushing Queens. CUSTOMER "I'm saddened and shocked that such a thing happens right here in Flushing.." Police say two men walked in around 11-oclock last night..just before closing time. Their motive: an apparent robbery. Asking for the manager by name...the killers escorted him downstairs to a walK-in refrigerator. Miraculously, two of the wounded victims managed to call the police. Chief William Allee/NYPD The door was locked, they broke the glass and went in and started to render aide to the two male victims..they were then directd to the basement. The victims range in age from 18-44. In all six men, one woman.
Olga Birdie was working there but left just hours before the carnage. Olga Birdie/Wendy's Employee Nice people, very nice...we all worked together. ))

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A powerful storm system has caused big problems in Tennessee and North Carolina.
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Six inches of rain fell over night in central Tennessee.
High water forced dozens of people from their homes.
Several mobile homes were overturned and some trees were twisted by high winds.
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There have been several unconfirmed tornado reports in North Carolina.
Heavy rain and winds gusting up to 70 miles an hour brought down more trees and power lines there.
More than 100 thousand people are without electricity.
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Still to come on the newscast, some of the government's top installations are apparently not very secure. We'll have the details.
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and we'll see how students in Franklin County are learning about conservating both their world and their neighborhood.

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Congressional investigators using fake badges made their way past security at several federal buildings and two airports.
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The undercover agents have videotape showing them getting around security at two airports, including Reagon Washington National and Orlando International.
The investigation was done by the General Accounting Office or G-A-O- an investigative arm of Congress.
The agents showed fake police badges and said they were armed- it got them past security at 19 government agencies including the Pentagon and NASA.
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((AT NO TIME DURING THE UNDERCOVER VISIT WERE OUR AGENTS IDENTIFCIATION CHALLENGED BY ANYONE.)) [butt to 14:51:19] ((I THINK THE GAO REPORT IS GOING TO MAKE ALL FEDERAL AGENCIES LISTED AS PART OF THE FINDING TAKE A GOOD HARD LOOK AT PROCEDURES I KNOW WE ARE.))
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The Pentagon, the Justice Department and the F-B-I as well as other agencies are making changes because of the report.
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An employee of the Krogers at Spartan Square in Salem has been charged with embezzlement.
Salem police arrested 23 year old Kelly Dawn Haupt Cole today.
The indictments allege Cole stole over 75 thousand dollars from the supermarket since last March. She has been released on bond.

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A unique tribute to veterans is in Lynchburg this Memorial Day Weekend.
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Part of the display is "The Moving Wall", a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington.
This wall is close to the same size as the one in our nation's capital.
The other exhibits include a collection of art commemorating the Vietnam War, and monuments to veterans who served in all conflicts from World War One to the Persian Gulf.
The American Veterans Traveling Tribute will be at the G-E athletic field at Odd Fellows Road through Monday.
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Kids who live near Smith Mountain Lake may soon be role models for the rest of the state.
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Volunteers from the Smith Mountain Lake Association are teaching them to protect the lake. The Lake Association spent 14-hundred-dollars so two local schools could have these classes. Education officials in Richmond may soon copy this format for all schools.
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The Lake Association also gave several children's books to school libraries. Volunteers hope they are creating more careful boaters and fishermen for the future .
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Coming up next, Patrick Evans will join us with Growing It. Today he talks about the Green Green Grass of Home.
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Have you ever yearned for one of those perfectly manicured lawns, the kind you see in front of the nicest houses on the block, or even at the ball park?
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"Lawn Striping" can make your yard look like it was professionally cared for, and now you can stripe the grass a whole lot easier, as Patrick Evans explains.
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Coming up today in sports, a NASCAR rookie quits dodging the rumor mill,
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[VO] and then on Health Check, we'll talk about the hidden calories in a salad bar.
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A revolutionary idea may soon take some of the discomfort out of endoscopies. (IN-DOE-SCOP-EZ)
Endoscopies are carried out in hospitals daily - up to six feet of flexible tubing are inserted into the body from the mouth.
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The technique is used routinely to find ulcers, cancers and other ailments, but it can be painful.
However a new pill could change that.
It contains a small camera that can be swallowed.
Then it moves naturally through the body where it transmits images for around six hours using a tiny battery.
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((PAUL SWAIN/LONDON ROYAL HOSPITAL: I THINK THAT THIS OPENS UP AN ARRAY OF DIFFERENT TECHNOLOGIES THAT MIGHT MEAN THAT WE CAN ACTUALLY DO THINGS INSIDE THE BODY WITH MUCH SMALLER DEVICES THAN HAVE EVER BEEN USED BEFORE.))
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The camera pill must complete clinical trials before it becomes commercially availible. It could be several years before the camera wins approval. The developers plan the first human trials in the United States this year.
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A trip to the salad bar is generally thought to be a good way to get a healthy meal. But, if you're not careful, you could be eating things that aren't as healthy as you think. Reporter Stacey Sims takes us through the steps to build a healthy salad.
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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the Thursday two minute ticker.
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The N-B-A Eastern Conference final between Indiana and New York resumes tonight in Indianapolis.
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The Knicks have their work cut out for them after losing the opener. New York would like to at least win one in Indianapolis.
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The Pacers have a special reason to go after the N-B-A championship this season.
Head coach Larry Bird has said this will be his last year. But during a press conference earlier this week Bird
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The Winston Cup Drivers will be heading out for second round qualifying at the top of the Hour.
But this morning while the track was quiet Mike Stevens says the folks from Dodge cruised in to make a special announcement.
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That's it for sports, Jean will return with more News 7 after this break.


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If you are planning to cooking outdoors this holiday weekend, you may want to check out our website of the Day. Patrick Evans explains why.
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(( We're applying the heat to the subjects of today's website of the day. In fact you could say we're going to rake them over the coals and if they try to get tough, we may even poke them in the ribs....
But hey, you have to do, what have to do to grill up a good meal.
Since Memorial Day is the unofficial start to the outdoor barbecuing season, we thought we would check out the Barbecue-Bible-dot com.
The site offers everything from the Ten Commandments of Grilling to recipes and even a global tour of the world's grilling hot spots.
So before you haul out the charcoal, check out our website of the day. You can find it through our website at WDBJ7-dot com.
And remember barbecuing is serious business....if you can't stand the heat...go back in the kitchen. I'm Patrick Ev

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Roanoke's Mill Mountain has some new residents.
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They're Crested Porcupines.
The pair went on display this morning at Mill Mountain Zoo.
The porcupines are brother and sister, and each weighs about thirty pounds.
Those quills can get up to 12 inches long.
They're on loan from the Buffalo Zoo.
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