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Coming up on News 7 at 5, a Franklin County man is murdered this morning. Police already have two suspects in custody.
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Also officials in Pulaski County try to figure out what caused an explosion at their high school. [Weather-Head]
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More of the same, different day. The humidity is quite high and so is the threat for more thunderstorms.

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In Medical news, a new study suggests American amusement parks may not be as safe as we think,
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and President Clinton continues his fight to get prescription coverage for patients on Medicare.
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((I PROUDLY PLACE THE NAME OF THE CURRENT GOVERNOR OF TEXAS.. GEORGE W. BUSH!! APPLAUSE))
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Bush is officially put up for nomination as the Republican National Convention kicks off in Philadephia.

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It will not be George W. speaking tonight but his wife- Laura Bush who will get things started.
CBS reporter Bobbi Harley is live in Philadelphia with more on the convention.
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[SUPER=01-Laura Bush/Texas First Lady]
[Super=01-Philadelphia, PA;]
[SUPER=01-Rick Perry/Lt. Gov of Texas]
[SUPER=01-George W. Bush/(R) Presidential Candidate;]
[super=01-Pat Harrison/Convention Co-Chair;]
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((A KISS SENDS THIS CAMPAIGN ON ITS WAY -- GEORGE W. BUSH WILL STAY IN THE TRENCHES -- WHILE HIS WIFE LAURA HEADS TO PHILADELPHIA. - LAURA BUSH, TEXAS FIRST LADY
REPUBLICAN AFTER REPUBLICAN HAVE ALREADY MADE THEIR WAY TO THE PODIUM - ALL PART OF THE WELL-ORCHESTRATED NATIONAL CONVENTION THAT WILL END WITH THE NOMINATION OF BUSH - WHOSE NAME WAS FORMALLY PUT IN TO CONSIDERATION.
RICK PERRY, LT. GOV. OF TEXAS WITHOUT BUSH IN ATTENDANCE -- IT WAS HIS VICE PRESIDENTIAL CHOICE - DICK CHENEY - WHO GOT THE MOST APPLAUSE ON HIS ARRIVAL. BUSH CONTINUED STUMPING IN OHIO - A STATE THE DEMOCRATS WON IN 1992 AND 1996. GEORGE W. BUSH, R-PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE I am asking for your help...I want your work, i want your support.. IN PHILADELPHIA AS THE DELEGATES ARRIVED AT THE CONVENTION

PROTESTERS TOOK TO THE STREETS ACROSS TOWNWITH POLICE MAKING THEIR FIRST ARRESTS AFTER DEMONSTRATORS BLOCKED TRAFFIC.
BUT INSIDE THE CONVETION HALL - THE PROGRAM RAN SMOOTHLY - WITH ONLY ACCOLADES FOR THE BUSH-CHENEY TICKET.
Pat Harrison RNC Co-Chair Lets nominate george W Bush so we can show our children how great the dream can be. ))


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While Republicans in Washington are proposing several tax cuts- the President says America can't afford them.
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((IT KIND OF REMINDS ME OF GOING TO A CAFETERIA. IT ALL LOOKS GOOD BUT IF I EAT IT ALL I'LL GET SICK.))
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The President instead spent the day defending his own proposal to add prescription drug benefits to Medicare-
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((TOO MANY PEOPLE ARE LITERALLY FORCED TO CHOOSE ON A WEEKLY BASIS BETWEEN FILLING THEIR PRESCRIPTIONS AND FILLING THEIR GROCERY CARTS.))
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[OUT Q=their grocery carts.]
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The President says a new study shows Americans are paying more than twice as much for prescription drugs than they were eight years ago.



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A Franklin County man and a teenage girl are in custody tonight charged with murder.
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26- year old Mickey Tex Rogers is being held without bond on first degree murder charges.
15- year old Sarah Edwards of Roanoke is also charged with the crime.
They're accused of shooting 41- year old Michael Edward Campbell several times inside Campbell's mobile home in the Hardy section of Franklin county.
Rogers and Edwards were arrested this morning a short distance from the victim's residence.
Authorities had been keeping an eye on a suspicious vehicle... when the two came walking out of the woods.
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((SGT. RON HENRY/VIRGINIA GAME WARDEN: WHEN THE MALE INDIVIDUAL NOTICED I WAS IN UNIFORM HE PUT HIS HANDS BEHIND HIS BACK AND I HAD TO DRAW MY SERVICE WEAPON AND I ORDERED HIM TO LET ME SEE HIS HANDS WHEN I DID THAT HE REMOVED A PISTOL FROM HIS WAIST BAND IN HIS REAR AND DROPPED IT BEHIND HIM AND THEN TOOK A COUPLE OF STEPS AND COMPLIED WITH MY COMMAND.))
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[OUT Q=my command.]
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Mickey Tex Rogers says he did NOT kill his best friend.
We will hear from Rogers tonight on NEWS 7 at six.
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A weekend explosion at Pulaski County High School has left school officials wondering when its students will be returning to the building.
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The explosion occurred in the mechanical room behind the cafeteria.
It housed the electrical and gas services for the school.
Officials believe the blast was caused by natural gas.
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[SUPER=01-David Cox/Pulaski Co. Superintendent;]

((DAVID COX/PULASKI CO. SUPERINTENDENT: IT'S LIKELY THAT IT HAD TO DO WITH NATURAL GAS AND ELECTRICITY. WE KNOW THAT THE TRANSFORMER, OUTSIDE THE BUILDING, DID EXPLODE ITSELF. THE TOP AND SIDES OF THE UNIT WERE BLOWN OFF. ))
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[OUT Q=were blown off.]
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The maintenence area is considered unstable.
School officials are still trying to estimate the damages, but say they'll have to rebuild that portion of the building.
On News-7 at 6, find out what the explosion could mean for the school calendar.
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Two people were sent to the hospital this afternoon following an accident on route 220 in Franklin County.
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It happened in the northbound lanes of 220, about ten miles south of Rocky Mount.
A tractor-trailer ran into traffic that had stopped behind a V-DOT mowing crew. Four vehicles were involved in the accident.
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((REGINALD THOMAS: I WAS IN THE BACK OF THE TRUCK HERE, UP IN THE BACK. WHEN YOU'RE IN THE SLEEPER, YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON, YOU SLEEP. THEN YOU WAKE UP AND IT'S LIKE A PLANE CRASHING INTO YOUR HOUSE, PERIOD.))
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[OUT Q=crashing into your house, period.]
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State Police have charged the driver of the tractor- trailer, 52- year- old Dale J. Smith of New Jersey, with reckless driving. Two people were taken to the hospital, but their injuries did not appear to be life- threatening.
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Another Concorde jet has problems. We'll have the details following this break,
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also a leading actor and social acitivist says he's had to undergo alcohol rehabilitation.
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A British Airways Concorde made an emergency landing today in New (Fund-land) Foundland-
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after passengers said they smelled gasoline in the cabin-
The flight from London was on its way to New York- Singer Tony Bennet was one of the passengers-
The plane was grounded for safety checks- and passengers were put on anothher plane to New York.
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((PEOPLE WERE NERVIOUS.. WHEN YOU HAVE AN ACCIDENT JUST A FEW DAYS AGO. YOU'RE A BIT NERVOUS, BECAUSE IT JUST HAPPENED.. A LOT OF PEOPLE WERE JUST THINKING ABOUT THAT.))
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Today's emergency landing comes just six days after a Concorde crashed outside of Paris-
Today French aviation authorities today met to talk about whether to resume flights of the Air France Concordes.
French prosecutors today revised the number of bodies recovered back down to 113- not the 114 reported last week by transportation officials.
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[5-Gun-Amnesty]


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Convicted felons in Lynchburg who own a gun have a one-time chance to turn in their weapons and not face prosecution.
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As part of the "Virginia Exile" program, Lynchburg is stepping up its efforts to get weapons off the streets.
On Saturday, guns can be turned in with no names given and no questions asked.
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((BILL PETTY/LYNCHBURG COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: THE GUNS ARE INVOLVED IN A LOT OF ALMOST GRATUITOUS VIOLENCE, VIOLENCE THAT'S NOT NECESSARILY PRE-MEDITATED BUT OCCURS WHEN SOMEONE IS SLIGHTED IN THE LEAST RESPECT. AND OUR HOPE IS BY GETTING GUNS AWAY FROM PEOPLE THAT HAVE SHOWN THEY CAN'T USE THEM RESPONSIBLY, WE CAN REDUCE STREET VIOLENCE HERE IN THE CITY.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Petty/Lynchburg Commonwealth's Atty.]
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Carrying a gun after being convicted of a felony carries anywhere from a two to five- year prison term.
The gun amnesty program runs from 10 a-m to 2 p-m Saturday at the Lynchburg Lifesaving Crew building.
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Meanwhile one of the nation's biggest opponents of tighter gun laws has admitted to a personal problem.
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A publicist for actor and N-R-A president Charlton Heston says the 76 year old activist recently completed alcohol rehab.
Heston felt his social drinking had gotten out of hand. His spokesperson says Heston was at a facility in Utah for three weeks in May and June. He's already back to work and said to be feeling fine.
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An embezzlement charge against Miss Hampton Holly Days Festival was certified to a grand jury today in Powhatan County.
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23 year old Samantha L- Miller was disqualified for the Miss Virginia contest in Roanoke last month, because of a pending criminal charge.
Miller's accused of embezzling an unspecified sum of more than 200 dollars from a Pepsi account at a construction firm she worked at last year.
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((PAUL GREGORIO/MILLER'S ATTORNEY: MR. FORD HAD THIS INFORMATION, HE ALLEGED BACK IN MARCH OR APRIL OF 2000, AND FOR SOME UNKNOWN REASON, AND AGAIN, I WON'T SPECULATE ON HIS MOTIVES, HE WAITS UNTIL APPROXIMATELY A WEEK BEFORE THE PAGEANT AND THEN BRINGS THE CHARGES. SO IT JUST ALL SOUNDS SUSPICIOUS TO ME.))
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[OUT Q=suspicious to me.]
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A grand jury will hear the Richmond woman's case in October.
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Two of the nation's largest cigarette makers are reportedly raising wholesale prices.
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The Wall Street Journal says other companies are expected to follow Philip Morris and R-J Reynolds.
The six cents a pack increase on the wholesale level should increase consumer prices by eight cents.
A tobacco industry analyst describes the increase as very modest.
The new prices come after other sharp increases to cover the multi-BILLION dollar tobacco settlements.
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Coming up next on the news cast, we'll see if Roanoke is ready for a little Shakespeare in the park.
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This week if you pack up your picnic basket and blanket and head out to the park, you may catch more than sun. You just might catch a play. Jacey Birch joins us from Elmwoood Park in Downtown Roanoke.

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Coming up today on Health Check, a new study says injuries in the nation's amusement parks are on the rise,
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[vo-nat] and then following sports, we'll see if the Klumps prove to be heavyweights at the box office.
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It appears summer fun may have its risks. A consumer group just released a study that shows amusement park injuries have jumped significantly.
As Teri Okita reports, the rides may not be as safe as you think.
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[SUPER=01-Russ Rader/CPSC;]
[SUPER=01-Teri Okita/CBS News;]
[SUPER=01-Rep. Edward Markey/(D) Massachusetts;]
[SUPER=01-John Graff/Assoc. of Amusement Parks;]
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((AS MILLIONS OF FAMILIES BEGIN THEIR SUMMER VACATIONS, THE CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION SENDS A WARNING: INJURIES ON AMUSEMENT PARK RIDES HAVE ALMOST DOUBLED IN THE LAST THREE YEARS.

(Russ Rader/Consumer Product Safety Commission)
SOT: (12:16:12) Thrill rides are supposed to create the illusion of

danger. Youre not supposed to actually put people at risk. (:06)
TRACK: THE COMMISSION SAYS SIX PEOPLE DIED ON RIDES LAST YEAR AND MORE THAN 72-HUNDRED WENT TO EMERGENCY ROOMS AFTER BEING INJURED.

(Teri Okita/Reporting)

STANDUP: (2:38) RIGHT NOW, EACH STATE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR INVESTIGATING INJURIES AT PARKS, BUT THE COMMISSION HAS NOTED BROAD INCONSISTENCIES IN INSPECTIONS AND MONITORING AND WITH NO FEDERAL LAW ON THE BOOKS, THE REPORT HAS ALARMED SOME ON CAPITOL HILL. (:14)

(Rep. Edward Markey/(D) Mass.)
SOT: (12:05:12) This is the only consumer product in the U-S that has no

federal regulation whatsoever, even though its now the largest single increasing cause of accidents, of deaths. (:13)
TRACK: BUT, THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AMUSEMENT PARKS AND ATTRACTIONS DEFENDS ITS SAFETY RECORD AND SAYS MILLIONS VISIT PARKS EVERY YEAR AND THE NUMBER OF INJURIES, IN COMPARISON, IS STILL VERY LOW.

(John Graff/Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions)
SOT: (12:06:52) Year in and year out, 99.99% of those people have taken

rides without any incident of any kind. (:06)
TRACK: THE ASSOCIATION POINTS OUT THAT IT DOES HAVE STRICT CODES IN PLACE, BUT THE C-P-S-C IS PUSHING FOR A FEDERAL LAW HOPING TO GET A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF WHY THESE ACCIDENTS ARE HAPPENING. TERI OKITA, CBS NEWS, LOS ANGELES. ))

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Good afternoon folks and welcome to the Monday ticker as we get started on a brand new work week.
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Today also marks the start of high school football practice for most high schools around the state.
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This is the first year that practice has started before the month August even begins. But the accelerated calendar didn't hurt the turnout in Salem where the two-time defending Division Four champions welcomed 70 players to their opening practice.
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((WILLIS WHITE:))
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In Danville, the Eagles soared into the practice field without their leader from the past 12 years - the late Ed Martin who died back on June 21st. Interim head coach Everett Woods says his players did a decent job of staying focused on the positive today.
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((EVERETT WOODS:))
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[OUT Q=...A FAIR JOB."]
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Last week, Dot Bolling won another Roanoke City-County championship and that's just one of the many honors the Salem Golfer has received this year.
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Bolling is now a member of the Roanoke Valley Hall of Fame, she was named the 1999 Virginia State Golf Association player of the year and a few weeks ago she finally won the State Amateur title on the Homestead's Cascades course.
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[IN Q="It scares...]

((DOT BOLLING/VSGA PLAYER OF THE YEAR: IT SCARES ME TO THINK THAT AT THE AGE THAT I STARTED NO I WOULD HAVE NEVER THOUGHT I COULD HAVD WON ANYTHING AND I JUST KNOW HOW TO COMPETE KNOW HOW TO CONCENTRATE KNOW HOW TO PLAY.)) ((MARILYN BUSSEY/VALLEY GOLFER: YEARS AGO I WAS AFTER HER TO GO TO THE AMATEUR. WE WERE GLUTONS WE WERE GOING AND SHE SAID I WON'T GO UNTIL I CAN WIN IT AND I JUST KIND OF SNICKERED WELL NEEDLESS TO SAY SHE OBVIOUSLY LEARNED HOW TO CONQUER THE COURSE AND THAT POSITION.))
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[OUT Q=.....that position."]
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This week Bolling is competing in the Seniors State Amateur at the Cascades course and if she wins Bolling will become the first golfer to win both amateur titles in the same year.
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Jean will be right back with the rest of News 7 at Five in a moment. Take care everybody. [go to break]



[5-Box-Office]


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This weekend movie go'ers proved the Klumps are still big at the box office.
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Eddie Murphy's "The Nutty Professor Two," turned out to be a real box office heavyweight. It debuted in the top spot, bringing in almost 43 MILLION dollars since its debut on Friday.
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"What Lies Beneath" slipped to second place with 22 MILLION dollars.
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"X-Men," "Scary Movie," and "The Perfect Storm" round out the top five.

[5-Web-Day]


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If you didn't get enough of the Klumps at the theater, try them on the internet.
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On their webpage you can see the movie's trailer and learn more about the film.
Or try your hand at designing a Nutty Professor's poster. Just pick a background and add your favorite Klumps.
Gamers will appreciate the hamster race in which they must beat a hamster through a maze.
Or if you want to spice up your desktop, you can download a cartoon version of the film's hot blooded granny. But beware, she's PG-13.
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