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Next on News 7 at 5, authorities try to find a motive as a 15 year old boy is accused of shooting his parents in Amherst County,
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also a Miss Virginia contestant is told to stay home after she is charged with a crime,
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The shower are over and now we're looking at some terrific weather for the weekend, I'll have details.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Today in Health Check, a Greensboro woman makes a big sacrifice to try to save her husband's life,
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also Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker and 700 of New York's finest head to the ballpark.
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A jury is trying to decide if a Botetourt county man murdered his brother. Roger (Bruffman) Brougman admits he killed Rocky, but says he was forced to pull his gun.
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Tina Tenret is at the Botetourt County Courthouse with the latest.
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[5-Amherst-Murder]


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An Amherst County teenager is still being held without bond after allegedly shooting and killing his mother and wounding his father last night.
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It happened at the home of John and Kathy Maddox around 6:30 Wednesday.
Police say the Maddox's 15-year old son shot his mother several times, then waited for his father to come home from work.
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((JIMMY AYERS/AMHERST CO. SHERIFF: AS HE GOT OUT OF THE TRUCK, HE WAS CALLED BY HIS SON TO COME TO THE REAR OF THE HOUSE TO LOOK AT SOMETHING. AND AS HE STARTED AROUND TO THE REAR OF THE HOUSE, SHOTS STARTED RINGING OUT, WITH HIM FIRING AT HIM AND HE TOOK OFF RUNNING.))
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39-year old John Maddox was hit in the hand and shoulder.. he attended his son's advisement hearing this morning.


A judge appointed an attorney to represent the 15- year- old. He remains held without bond in the Lynchburg juvenile detention home.
Police say the teen has "not" said why he shot his parents.
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A Virginia Tech student was convicted today of improperly disposing of her stillborn baby's body in a dumpster.
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21-year-old Rosetta Clark pleaded "no contest" to the misdemeanor in Blacksburg General District Court.
The judge sentenced her to serve 20 days of a 180-day jail term.
But she won't have to report for now -- her attorney says they'll appeal.
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The infant was discovered in March, wrapped in plastic bags inside a dumpster at Clark's apartment complex.
Police say she called them to her apartment because she couldn't stop her bleeding.
A trail of blood led them from her apartment to the dumpster.
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One of this year's Miss Virginia contestants has been charged with embezzlement.
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23-year old Samantha Miller of Richmond was arrested one week before the pageant began.
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So she was NOT among the 26 other contestants who posed for photographers as the week got underway here in Roanoke.
The Pageant Director says he first heard of Miller's arrest Sunday afternoon.
Steve Musselwhite reached her by phone and told her not to come to Roanoke.
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((I KNOW VERY LITTLE ABOUT IT OTHER THAN I UNDERSTAND IT HAD TO DO WITH MONEY FROM VENDING MACHINES, AN ACCOUNT THAT SHE WAS EITHER IN CHARGE OF OR HAD ACCESS TO.))
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Miller insists she's innocent, according to Musselwhite. But he says the contract she signed last Fall clearly states she can be excluded from the pageant if there are criminal charges pending against her.
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The pageant gets underway tonight with the first the performances on stage... withOUT Miss Hampton Holly Days Samantha Miller.

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Police say a man is holding hostages in a hotel at the Walt Disney World Resort.
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A spokesman for the Orange County Sheriff's Office says the man is holding his four year old son and a food service worker at the Boardwalk Inn.
A SWAT team negotiator has talked to the man and has confirmed he is armed.
Earlier the man reportedly called the front desk at the hotel and told employees he wanted to kill himself.
The 378 room hotel has been evacuated.
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In another corner of the nation- a wildfire is raging.
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Already over 151 thousand acrews have burned in Washington State-
Firefighters are working round the clock to contain the blaze-
But for some it is too late- They're homes are gone.
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The fire is within fifteen miles from a nuclear powr plant- but as of right now the Energy Department spokesman says the facility is not in immediate danger.
Winds are reportedly spreading the fire- Today temperatures in the 90's are not helping.
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Congress approves its first campaign finance bill in twenty years. We'll tell you what it will mean for elections after this break,
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and from New York, we'll see if controversial Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker goes underground.
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A Danville man convicted of using underaged girls in pornographic material will spend more than seven years in prison.
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A judge, this morning, decided to suspend Roger Donavan Freeman's 25 year prison sentence and give him seven and a half years instead.
He will also be on probation for three years, receive counseling and enter into the sex offender program.
The 25 year old felon was convicted last month of sodomy, statutory rape and child pornography.
Freeman said he was sorry for what he did to the girls and their families.
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The Senate passed a Campaign Finance Bill-
It means independent groups will have to disclose who's paying for ads.
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Lawmakers say it's something that's long overdue.
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((SEN. CHARLES SCHUMER/D- NEW YORK: TODAY IS AN EXAMPLE THAT MAYBE WE'RE COMING TOGETHER MORE, BOTH PARTIES CAN DO THINGS FOR THE GOOD OF THE PEOPLE.)) [butt to 15:09:30] ((SEN. JOHN MCCAIN/R- ARIZONA: THIS LATEST MANIFESTATION OF OUR THE OUT OF CONTROL SYSTEM NEEDED TO BE FIXED AND A VOTE AGAINST FIXING IT WAS LITERALLY INDEFENSEABLE.))
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Tax exempt groups that run campaign style ads without saying who's paying for them.. will soon have to come clean.
The Senate measure approved today requires such groups to reveal their financial backers.
Opponents say the bill is unconstitutional and will cause groups to disband.

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700 police officers are assigned to Shea Stadium for tonight's Mets-Braves game.
That's because John Rocker will play- It's his first visit to New York since he insulted New York subway riders in an interveiw.
Bobbi Harley has more.
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As of midnight tomorrow, Ralph Smith will be Roanoke's new mayor.
Today, he took the oath of office, and told well-wishers he's ready to get to work.
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With his children holding the bible, and judge diane strickland administering the oath, Smith was sworn in before a packed courtroom.
He pledged to fulfill the duties of the office and promised to apply the same work ethic and can-do spirit that brought him success in the business world.
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City Council will include three new faces at its next meeting... Newcomers Bill Carder and Bill Bestpitch were sworn in today.
Incumbent Linda Wyatt is also beginning a new four- year term.
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Coming up next on the newscast,
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Patrick will tell us why he's a little fuzzy on the topic for this week's Growin' It.
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Fresh, locally grown peaches are now starting to appear on the Farmer's Market, so we sent Patrick Evans to find out more about this year's crop.
Here is today's edition of Growin' It.
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Coming up a little later in the newscast, we'll see how Virginia Tech is still enjoying the benefits of last season's successful football season.
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[VO] and on Health Check, we'll see what a North Carolina woman is doing to help save the life of her husband.
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On Health Check today, we have the story of a wife's sacrifice for her husband.
As a nurse, Susan Turner has helped save many lives over the years. Now her most important life saving effort has nothing to do with her job.
She is donating part of her liver to her husband. Stephanie Bourland has more.
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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your Two minute ticker.
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The All Star Clinics combine was today.
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About 40 high school football players worked out on the Steam turf at the Roanoke Civic Center.
Kansas University assistant director of strength and conditioning Matt Link ran the combine.
Kids went through the same drills that the NFL combine puts their athletes through, from the L-drill to the broad jump.
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Earlier in the newscast you saw that Virginia Tech president Charles Steger was in town talking economics. The football program at his university is also doing its share to bolster the economy.
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The Hokies haven't stopped making headlines since last year's unbeaten regular season and Sugar Bowl appearance. And Steger says the shock waves from that success are still building.
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And with the Fourth of July Holiday weekend drawing close you know it's time for the annual Firecracker Pepsi 400 Winston Cup event at Daytona. Dale Jarrett will be the man to beat. He won last year's July race and he won the Daytona 500 in February.
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[WIPE TO PINNACLE 1010] Don't forget you can watch the Pepsi 400 this Saturday night at eight o'clock right here on Your Hometown Station WDBJ-7. Qualifying for the race is set for tonight. Of course I'll have your results on News 7 at 11. Take care folks. Jean will be right back.
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A new highway isn't the only thing that will be linking Virginia Tech to the Roanoke Valley.
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The University's Economic Development Office is opening a downtown site with the Roanoke Valley Economic Development Partnership in Franklin Plaza. Tech President Charles Steger says it will help southwest Virginia recover from economic blows like the Norfolk Southern layoffs scheduled for August.
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((CHARLES STEGER: I THINK WE'VE GOT A NUMBER OF NEW IDEAS THAT WILL CREATE PRODUCTS AND NEW KINDS OF COMPANIES WILL MOVE TO THE REGION. THEY MAY NOT BE AS LARGE AS NORFOLK SOUTHERN BUT I CERTAINLY THINK THEY ARE GOING TO ADD TO THE ECONOMY WITH GOOD QUALITY JOBS. THEY'LL ADD SOME DIVERSITY TO THE NEW ECONOMIC BASE.))
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Officials say the new branch can help businesses in Southwestern Virginia connect to services and research facilities available to them at Virginia Tech.
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Finally today we have the story about a competition that is as easy as falling off a log.
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Unfortunately the goal is to stay on it. The St. Peters Fiesta Day in Gloucester hosted its annual "Greasy Pole Contest" yesterday.
The 70 year old tradition is a competition that challenges contestants to be the first to run successfully across the entire length of a 33 foot pole.
They have to reach a flag that sits at the end of the run.
The pole is coated with enough grease to successfully hinder the contestants' efforts to grab the pole position.
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