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Coming up on News 7-
Another person is killed riding in the bed of a pickup truck tonight.
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Local lawmakers react to a similar accident on I-81 yesterday that left two teenagers dead.
And Russia's president makes a splash... facedown in some buttermilk.
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News 7 is next.
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Good Evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.
Layoffs are just two months away at one Bedford County plant.
Bunker Hill Foods will lay-off 150 production and administrative employees beginning August 25-th.
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Company officials made the announcement yesterday saying production will be moved to plants in Augusta, Georgia and Cape May, New Jersey.
The plant has been in Bedford County since 19-30 making canned beef stew, barbecue, sliced meats and gravies as well as tamales, hot dog chili and Brunswick stew.
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Once production is stopped the plant will become a warehouse distribution point and bulk packaging center for Bunker Hill that will employ 6 people.




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One person is dead after being thrown from the bed of a pick-up in Alleghany County.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN] It happened in the east bound lane of Interstate 64 near Clifton Forge around 5-45 this evening. Authorities say the 95 Ford Ranger Pickup ran off the roadway, struck a guardrail, and rolled over several times.
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The victim was thrown from the truck. So far, there's no word on the driver's condition. The interstate was closed down for more than an hour.

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Friday's deadly accident on Interstate 81 in Roanoke County has some local lawmakers reviewing a new law that takes effect next month.
Joy Sutton has more.
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(( 17 year old Christopher Scott Smith and 16 year old Johnna Lee Hamilton died Friday after they were thrown from the back of this pick-up truck after it blew tire and swerved across the median and spun around.
The two were cousins from Georgia on a family vacation.
State Senator John Edwards believes children should not ride in the back of a pick-up because it's too dangerous.
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((SEN. JOHN EDWARDS: IT REALLY HIGHLIGHTS THE NEED TO HAVE A NEW LAW LIKE THIS. WHEN YOU'RE IN THE BACK OF A PICK-UP TRUCK YOU HAVE NO SEAT BELT))
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Effective July 1st a new law states: that no person under 16 years of age shall be transported in the rear cargo area of any pick-up truck on Virginia Highways.
The only exceptions are organized parades and farm related transportation.
In this deadly accident the cargo area was covered by a camper -- but under the law that will still be considered illegal.
Delegate Morgan Griffith voted against the bill.
He says the government can't ensure safety-- and the law is unfair to the poor.
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((DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH: IN THE RURAL AREAS OF THE STATE POOR PEOPLE ARE NOW GOING TO HAVE A HARD TIME TRANSPORTING TO A FAMILY EVENT TO A FAMILY REUNION))
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And Griffith believes enforcement of the law will be an issue with people coming from other states.
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((DEL. GRIFFITH: THEY COME INTO VIRGINIA. THEY DON'T KNOW ABOUT THE LAW WHAT ARE THEY GOING TO DO WITH THE EXTRA PEOPLE))
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While the teenagers killed in the fatal accident would not have been affected by the new law -- Edwards hopes someday that will change.
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((SEN. EDWARDS: ONE THING WOULD BE TO INCREASE THE AGE FROM 15 TO 17 TO COVER ALL MINORS BECAUSE I THINK WE AS A SOCIETY HAVE AN OBLIGATION TO PROTECT OUR CHILDREN))
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A man allegedly abducted his wife and child at knife point around 2 o'clock this afternoon at the Natural Bridge Exxon off interstate 81.
State Police say Daryl Stacey Harris was later spotted near exit 150 in Troutville.
Authorities say when they tried to pull him over he fled down alternate route 2-20 in Botetourt County and was stopped near Reed Mountain Road.
Harris has been charged with felony child endangerment and two counts of felony abduction.


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President Clinton wants to use 58- BILLION dollars of the projected budget surplus to bolster health care in the U-S over the next 10- years.
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Clinton, who arrived in Los Angles last night, outlined the proposal today in his weekly radio address.
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(( I WILL UNVEIL SPECIFIC PROTECTIONS FOR CATASTROPHIC DRUG EXPENSES, TO ENSURE THAT NO SENIOR PAYS MORE THAN $4,000 IN PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND KEEPING PREMIUMS AT $25 A MONTH. AND I'LL PROPOSE MAKING THAT BENEFIT IN THE FULL PRESCRIPTION DRUG INITIATIVE AVAILABLE IN 2002, INSTEAD OF 2003.))
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Democrats and Republicans are haggling over ways to spend the expected surplus.
A crucial vote is due in the House of Representatives next week.


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Cubans staged another massive rally today demanding the return of Elian Gonzalez.
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Four-hundred thousand gathered outside Havana calling for the U-S to free Elian.
A young boy read a message from Cuban President Fidel Castro urging the crowds to keep up the pressure -- and protests -- even AFTER Elian's return.
The rally comes a day after a federal appeals court in Atlanta rejected an asylum hearing for the boy...sought by his Miami relatives.
A court order keeping Elian in the U-S expires Wednesday.
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One of the world's most powerful leaders is the last person you'd expect to see dancing, arm-wrestling a woman or plunging his face into buttermilk.
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But Russia's usually reserved President Vladimir Putin did all three at a festival today about 450 miles east of Moscow.
Putin donned a traditional regional cap and fished a coin out of a bucket of buttermilk with his mouth -- said to be a traditional festival ritual.
He also took on a local women's arm-wrestling champion.
He won--- then kissed her hand.


Putin was accompanied by two other government officials.
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Coming up next, We'll show you how a local lawmaker is working to bring the latest technology to Southwest Virginia.
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And an air show turns deadly when a plane suddenly falls from the sky. The story after the break.
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Two people plunged to their deaths near the Russian town of Samsara today when their plane crashed during an air show.
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A crowd of onlookers watched in horror as the plane, forming part of a display with other aircraft, dropped to the ground and crumpled on impact.
It happened near the city's outlying airport.
The victims have been identified as the director of ground service at the airport and the pilot, who was a chief designer for a small airplane manufacturer.
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Authorities say alcohol and speed were factors in a motorcycle accident this afternoon in Giles County.
Police say 47 year old Douglas McCoy was heading north on route 100 just south of route 6-81 when he lost control of his Harley Davidson.
McCoy was flown to Roanoke Memorial where he is listed in critical condition.
His passenger William Mills lost his leg in the accident but officials say his injuries do not appear life threatening.




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Congressman Bob Goodlatte is on a mission to make sure Southwest Virginia isn't left behind when it comes to the internet and new technology.
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Today, the Congressman held a technology conference at Lucy Addison Middle School in Roanoke.
The conference included displays and demonstrations from local businesses.
Goodlatte says it's important that Virginians are exposed to new technology and have access to high speed Internet service.
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((REP. BOB GOODLATTE: WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT PEOPLE START THINKING HOW WE CAN BENEFIT FROM THIS TECHNOLOGY IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA. HOW WE CAN BRING MORE HIGH PAYING JOBS TO THIS AREA. HOW WE CAN GROW OUR TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY))
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Goodlatte is confined to a wheelchair right now - he slipped and fell during the D-Day Memorial dedication.
But says he's learned to adjust.
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((REP. BOB GOODLATTE:IT'S BEEN AN EXPERIENCE LEARNING HOW TO GET AROUND IN A WHEELCHAIR AND I THINK THAT'S A GOOD EXPERIENCE OF ANY ELECTED OFFICIAL TO KNOW HOW PEOPLE WHO HAVE TO SPEND TIME IN A WHEELCHAIR ALL OF THEIR LIVES HAVE CHALLENGES TO ENCOUNTER))
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Goodlatte hopes to be back on his feet in about two weeks.
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There's a recall tonight on 266-thousand pounds of ground beef, some of the packages were sold in Virginia.
The beef from I-B-P Incorporated may be contaminated with E. Coli.
It was distributed to wholesalers, distributors and grocery stores in 25 states in the eastern half of the country.

I-B-P says no illnesses have been reported... and that it poses no danger if properly handled and thoroughly cooked.
The company also says much of the meat is likely out of the marketplace because its shelf life has expired.


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It's every contractor's nightmare, a shortage of bricks at a time when the building business is booming. Jennifer Miele has more on the story in this week's business review.
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Striking Union workers at Rubatex returned to work on Monday after nine months on the picket lines.
Union members voted to go back under terms of their old contract, but say they will continue negotiating. [INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE]
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Celanese workers headed to their jobs this week, knowing the threat of a strike is over... at least for now. Their expired contract is being extended.
Union/company negotiations deadlocked on Monday. The parties are seeking federal negotiation.
Celanese is Giles County's largest employer. [INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE]
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Slow business is forcing Volvo to slash jobs in the New River Valley.
The company says about 30 salaried workers were let go this week.
Another 70 jobs were cut at Volvo headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina. [INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE]
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Contractors are shying away from using brick because suppliers can't keep up with the demand. Instead, Radford & Company is using wood and vinyl siding.
Local brick suppliers are producing at full capacity over 2 billion bricks each year, and say the demand won't cool down anytime soon. [INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE]
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Mod-U-Kraf Homes of Rocky Mount has merged with Coachmen Industries.
It's parent company, All American Homes, produces 3,000 homes across the country each year. The new company is expected to earn over $200 million by the end of 2000. [INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE] Finally, the Dow was down 45 points to close at 10,404, and the NASDAQ lost 90 and finished at 3845.39 for the week.

That's this week's business review, I'm Jennifer Miele.))


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Still ahead on the broadcast, Booker T. Washington is honored in Franklin County today.
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And folks at Valley View Mall put on their white milk mustache for a chance to grace the pages of E-S-P-N magazine.
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Relatives of Booker T. Washington converged on Franklin County today to celebrate their ties to the African-American leader.
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They were rewarded with the unveiling of a new statue in his honor.
More than 100 Washington relatives showed up to share in their history and see his birthplace.
The tobacco plantation where he was born a slave is now home to the Booker T. Washington National Monument.
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((ERICA HOYT/WASHINGTON RELATIVE: IT'S SO WONDERFUL TO SEE WHAT THE SLAVES AND BOOKER T. HIMSELF WENT THROUGH AND TO SEE THE GROUNDS AND ITS SUCH A TOUCHING MOMENT TO WALK ON THE GROUNDS HE HAS WALKED ON AND FOR THE YOUNG PEOPLE TO SEE WHERE WE'VE COME FROM AND WHERE WE'RE GOING FROM HERE.))
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From his humble beginnings, Washington went on to be a prominent educator, author and advisor to U-S presidents.
This was the first time relatives held a reunion at his birthplace.
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The reenactment of the 136-th anniversary of the Battle of Hanging Rock attracted dozens this afternoon
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The occasion was marked with a parade.
A monument was also dedicated this morning in memory of Generals Jubal Early, John McCausland and John (Imb-oh-den) Imboden.
The monument also honors all other confederate soldiers from Southwest Virginia.
A number of relatives were also in the crowd.
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((FRANK DICKERSON/PARTICIPANT: I THINK IT'S THE BEST THING THAT'S HAPPENED TO THIS COMMUNITY IN A LONG TIME AND I THINK IT'S AN HONOR TO BE ABLE TO DEDICATE THIS STATURE OF THIS CONFEDERATE SOLDIER. KATHERINE HARRIS/SPECTATOR: I LIKED THE MUSIC AND THE TAPS AND THE DRESS OF ALL THE DIFFERENT OUTFITS AND THE ATTITUDE IS WONDERFUL. ))
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The commemoration of the Battle of Hanging Rock continues tomorrow afternoon in Salem-- with infantry and cavalry demonstrations.
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Milk was the drink of choice today at Valley View Mall.
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Dozens showed off their milky mustaches hoping to be the one chosen to grace the pages of E-S-P-N the magazine.
One winner will be chosen from Roanoke to be featured on the why-milk website and for a chance to compete in the national competition.
This was all part of Dairy Days at the mall a chance to highlight the importance of drinking milk.
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((JANET GRUBBS/SE UNITED DIARY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION:MORE THAN 3 0UT OF 4 TEENAGERS ARE NOT GETTING ENOUGH MILK AND THAT'S THE CRITICAL GROWTH STAGE FOR THEIR BONES BUILDING 45 PERCENT OF BONE MASS IN AGES 9 THROUGH 19. SO IT'S IMPORTANT THAT TEENAGERS FOCUS ON GETTING MILK AND THEN AS WE AGE WE STILL NEED MILK. WE HAVE RISK FOR OSTEOPOROSIS))
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There were also cows on hand for the children to pet. This event was held in honor of national dairy month.
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The Roanoke Valley Horse Show ended tonight at the Salem Civic Center with the 50-thousand dollar Grand Prix.
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Over 20 horses would take their turn performing on the tight course on the civic center center floor.
8 of those horses had clean runs forcing a jump off.
The Grand Prix is the crowd favorite and when the jump off ended Aaron Vale defended his title for his fifth win in the event and the 15-thousand dollar first place prize money.
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The Roanoke Steam was going for its third home win of the season tonight as the Norfolk Nighthawks came to the valley.
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The Steams only two wins have come at home.
And Roanoke got off to a good start against the Nighthawks. Will Burch pitches it to fullback Roderick Johnson he takes it in for the score and a 7 to nothing Steam lead in the first quarter.
A Norfolk field goal made it 7 to 3 but Moe Cooper gets the kickoff cuts it up the middle then down the sideline for the score and the Steam would lead the game 14 to 3.
The Nighthawks answered the call in the second quarter when Damone Scott hits Anthony Springfield on the T-D pass play to make it 14 to 10.
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Roanoke puts it in the air again this time Burch hits his favorite receiver Mansel Johnson who scores the T-D but Norfolk wins it 67 to 48.
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Bernie Williams had 4 of the Yankees 16 hits as New York outslugged Chicago 12 to 8.
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Joe Torre seems to be relaxed as the Yankees battle the White Sox.
New York's Shane Spencer hits this double to left centerfield scoring Jorge Posada and the Yankees led the game 3 to nothing in the top of the second.
The Yankees get on the board again in the fifth. This time Posada hits a
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double and Paul O'Neill rounds the bases to make it 6 to 1 and the Yankees hold on to win the game by a score of 12 to 8.
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