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Last week's church fire in Danville may have been deliberately set.
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Also tonight on NEWS 7... more than five thousand acres of trees defoliated by Gypsy Moths.
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In sports, Virginia Tech's Nick Sorensen is a big fan of the Survivor Series Bill Elliott has a broken leg.
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And Steve Mason catches up with Winston Cup Driver Jerry Nadeau at Thunder Valley this afternoon.
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Light showers for us, Tropical Storm Debby is very weak tonight and our forecast looks fairly pleasant.
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Authorities say someone IS to blame for the fire that left a Southside church in ruins.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]

Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.

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One of the questions remaining for investigators is "who" set Danville's Bethel Holiness Church ablaze-
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Surae Chinn is in our Danville Newsroom with more.
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Keith, fire investigators are not saying much about the cause of the fire - only that the blaze was no accident.
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Investigators are saying the August 13th fire that burned throughout this historical church is suspicious.
The Danville Fire Department is handling the investigation. And NOW the Danville Police Department is getting involved.
And officers tell me they get involved only when they suspect it's arson.
Last week we saw investigators taking debris from the scene. That's being tested at a forensic lab in Roanoke. Those results could come back next week.
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Keith an entire community came together to help clean up the burned out church.
Now it wants to know WHO set the fire - and how.
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[Keith] Question: Surae, any leads at this time?
[Surae]
Investigators are not saying at this point. They are questioning people in the community.

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Authorities are calling another fire suspicious--this one at an Axton convenient store.
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The fire happened Tuesday morning at the Harris Grocery in Henry County.
Flames heavily damaged the store.
Now federal, state and local agencies are trying to find out who's responsible.
The owner, Michael Marvin Harris was charged and convicted of selling and dealing cocaine through his store. He was sentenced to seven years in prison six months ago.
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A delivery truck overturned in Henry County this afternoon - trapping an elderly man in the vehicle beneath.
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Rescue crews struggled to get 81 year old John White out of his car. It was difficult because he was upside down and the delivery truck landed partly on top of his vehicle.
The vehicles collided at the intersection of North Daniels Creek Road and Cherwood Road in Henry County around two this afternoon. The victim's wife watched the entire time.
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((REVA WHITE/VICTIM'S HUSBAND:AS FAR AS I KNOW HE'S OKAY BUT THAT REMAINS TO BE SEEN THEY'LL HAVE TO CHECK HIM.))
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((MARK JOHNSON/DRIVER: HE WAS TALKING WHEN I GOT TO HIM. HE'S STILL TALKING AND I THINK HE'LL BE OKAY.))
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The victim was taken to Martinsville Memorial Hospital. No word yet on his condition.
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A shift worker from Ridgeway was killed in an accident this afternoon south of Martinsville.
Taylor Junior Solomon's vehicle hit the guardrail about a mile north of the state line on Route 220 in Henry County. The 43-year old victim went halfway through the windshield. Because he works third shift at Sara Lee in North Carolina, Trooper Matthew Tatum suspects Solomon may have fallen asleep at the wheel.

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Local Verizon picket lines are heading North.
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Union leaders say they are planning a rally in New York State to support those who haven't returned to work under a new contract.
52 thousand workers in New York and New England went back to work on Monday, leaving 35 thousand in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia on the lines.
A spokeswoman for the union says the decision to send members back to work was a "miscommunication" as CWA-North assumed CWA-South bargainers were ready to sign a deal.
Local members say they are holding out for a contract that bans mandatory overtime.
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Federal education officials say Roanoke City schools are violating some students' civil rights.
The story, just ahead.
And... Presidential candidate Pat Buchanan files for a restraining order in Lynchburg - to lay claim to the "Reform Party" label.
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Plus... Rudy's rough around the edges - and he's one of the final four on "Survivor."
Today - the Virginia Beach resident's in L-A.
More coming up on the grand finale of the show that has everyone talking.
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Will the real Reform Party please stand up?
That's the question a federal judge in Lynchburg will have to decide later this month.
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The two factions battling for control of the independent political party have already fought several rounds in Lynchburg's federal court.
Pat Buchanan was made the party's presidential nominee three weeks ago, but supporters of physicist John Hagelin say HE's the real candidate.
Buchanan is seeking a restraining order that would prevent Hagelin's supporters from referring to themselves as the Reform Party.
A judge will hear arguments from both sides on August 30th.
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A federal investigation of Roanoke City Schools has reportedly found civil rights violations.
According to the Roanoke Branch of the N-double-A-C-P- -which requested the federal study more than a year ago- -the U-S Department of Education has given the city school administration until the end of September to come up with a plan to address the findings.
Among the areas of concern: investigators reportedly found too many minority students being placed in special ed and not enough in gifted programs.


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The man who wants to keep his Senate seat delivered a federal grant to a Southwest Virginia school for gifted students today -
But the grant still leaves the school overcrowded and underfunded.
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Senator Chuck Robb delivered a 138-thousand dollar check to help the Governor's School get a new building.
Now, the school needs about 2-and-a-half million dollars more to reach its goal.
As governor in 1985, Robb started the Governor's school system.
It provides accelerated math and science classes to gifted students from six area school districts.
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[15:14:07 - :21] ((PAT DUNCAN/GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL DIRECTOR: AT THIS POINT, IT CAN GO A VERY SMALL WAY TOWARD BUILDING THE BUILDING THAT WE NEED BUT IT'S THE BEGINNING AND THAT'S GOOD. IT'S THE LARGEST BEGINNING THAT WE'VE EVER HAD. ))
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((SEN. CHUCK ROBB: ANY TIME THAT WE CAN SUPPORT EDUCATION AT ANY LEVEL, I BELIEVE THAT EDUCATION IS THE MOST IMPORTANT FUNCTION OF GOVERNMENT.))
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The Governor's School hopes to combine with the New River Valley Magnet School for information Technology on the campus of the New River Community College.
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An explosion last month at Pulaski County High School didn't keep its students from returning to classes on time.


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15-hundred students went back today.
The only thing missing was air conditioning for their windowless classrooms.
That's expected to be restored by Labor Day.
Until then, students will be released two hours early.
Four weeks ago, a natural gas explosion in the mechanical room knocked out power, gas and water.
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((DAVID COX/SUPERINTENDENT: IF YOU'D ASKED ME ON JULY 29TH IF WE WERE GOING TO MAKE IT TODAY, I WOULD HAVE HESITATED AND SAID I HOPED SO. IT'S MIRACULOUS WHAT'S TAKEN PLACE. IF YOU LOOK AT THE BUILDING FROM THE ROAD YOU CAN BARELY TELL THAT ANYTHING HAPPENED.))
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School administrators estimate the speedy repairs to the mechanical room at 750-thousand dollars.
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A roof repair job leaves some baby birds trapped -
But residents call a local organization to the rescue. The story still ahead - But first... on Wall Street - modest gains - [TAKE DOW, NASDAQ & BLOOMBERG PAGE ]
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The Dow gained 6 points.
Nasdaq climbed 53.
The Bloomberg News 7 Index lost 2 points.
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In tiny numbers, they appear harmless.
But together gypsy moths can destroy a forest.
Teresa Hamilton reports from Alleghany County where the insect has left its unmistakable mark.
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(( Bennett Logging and Lumber in Alleghany County is a family run operation.
For Steve Bennett, it's a source of pride as well as the thousands of trees he's grown and watched, over for years.

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((IF YOU VALUE YOUR FOREST, IT WAS SCARY.))
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Bennett is referring to the gypsy moth.
Back in June... he noticed the insect, in the caterpillar stage, devouring his trees.
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((IT WAS JUST DEAD OF WINTER, I MEAN, THERE WAS NOTHING LEFT GREEN, JUST A CONSTANT GRINDING SOUND OF BUGS EATING LEAVES.))
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Bennett paid five thousand dollars to have portions of his property sprayed... something he'll probably also do next year.
In Alleghany County.. more than five thousand acres of trees were defoliated. [take stand up] ((ALLEGHANY COUNTY ISN'T ALONE... STATEWIDE MORE THAN 70- THOUSAND ACRES HAVE BEEN ATTACKED.))
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Experts say years of drought often make the problem worse.
They say the best thing folks can do is to destroy the insects eggs now.
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((EACH ONE OF THOSE COULD HAVE UP TO A THOUSAND GYPSY MOTHS IN IT FOR NEXT YEAR, THREE, THERE'S FOUR THOUSAND RIGHT THERE.))
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(( ROY KISER/EXTENSION AGENT: INSECTICIDE SOAPS WILL SMOTHER THE EGG MASSES, SCRAPING THEM PHYSICALLY OFF IS ANOTHER WAY, ANYTHING TO GET IT OFF WILL REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF CATERPILLAR YOU HAVE.))
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Spring is when the caterpillars come out..if you detect a problem experts say contact your local extension office.

Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7.))


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A mission to free two babies boarded up alive in Roanoke -- was NOT your typical rescue. The hostages were young pigeons, trapped for days by a roof repair job. Residents insisted on tearing down their roof to save the birds. Tina Tenret shows us what they found, and who can help wild animals that might get caught in YOUR home.
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((Baby birds are buried alive here in the roof of a carport -- their nest boarded up for a week by repairmen.
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14-year-old Desiree Hobson says she told the repairman and the landlord about the baby pigeons, but they boarded them up anyway. So Desiree called the Wildlife Rescue Squad.
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((DOROTHY RUNION/WILDLIFE RESCUE SQUAD: IT'S ALSO A SITUATION OF HEALTH RISK. YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE DEAD BODIES UP THERE, AND YOU HAVE PEOPLE LIVING IN THIS HOUSE.)) [RUNS :08]
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They summon the man who hammered in the boards.
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((RON SMITH/REPAIRMAN: I KNOW WHEN WE PUT THIS UP, WE LOOKED UP THERE AND DIDN'T SEE ANYTHING. nat sound ripping roof)) [RUNS :08]
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Plank by plank, he rips the roof down -- then, a wing flutters.
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butt butt butt bird flies out at 10:13:57)) [RUNS :06]

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((RUNION: WHEN PEOPLE HAVE A SITUATION WHERE THEY'RE TRYING TO GET NESTING OUT OF THEIR HOUSE AREA, WHICH I CERTAINLY UNDERSTAND, THEY CAN REMOVE THE BABIES AND CALL ROANOKE WILDLIFE RESCUE.
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Once they can eat on their own, Runion plans to free the pigeons in a local park. Tina Tenret News7 Roanoke.))
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Roanoke Wildlife Rescue can help many kinds of animals. The phone number is 989-3798.
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A man from Virginia Beach could win a million dollars, if he's the last survivor left on the island tonight.
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Rudy (Bahsh) Boesch -- a decorated Navy Seal -- is one of four people left in tonight's final episode of the CBS hit series, "Survivor." He mentions his Virginia Beach home on the show.
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((RUDY BOESCH/SURVIVOR CONTESTANT: I KNOW THE WHOLE ATLANTIC FLEET IS SAYING, WHAT'S THAT OLD SON OF A ---- DOING OUT T

HERE. I'LL HAVE TO ANSWER THEM WHEN I GET BACK.))
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Rudy's in Hollywood tonight for a special reunion episode -- and he's enjoying his fame.
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((MARGE BOESCH/RUDY'S WIFE: WE WERE RIDING THIS SHUTTLE TRAIN AND I SAW THIS FELLOW REALLY EYEING RUDY AND HE FINALLY GOT THE NERVE TO SAY YOU'RE RUDY AREN'T YOU? AND THE WHOLE TRAIN CAME OVER TO HIM AND STARTED TALKING TO HIM, IT'S FUNNY.))
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The show starts at eight tonight. At least one local restaurant is throwing a "Survivor" party. We'll have more on that a little later... on News7 at Six.
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And coming up, Bill Elliott is out with a broken leg, Jerry Nadeau pays a visit to the Roanoke Valley.
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And we'll meet a Tech football player who's not only a survivor on the field but a huge fan of the Survivor program.

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The Virginia Tech Hokies are preparing to go to war with Ga. Tech on Sunday night, but tonight you'll have to excuse
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Tech senior linebacker Nick Sorensen for shifting his thoughts away from the Yellow Jackets and on to the island where the final episode of Survivor takes place right here on Your Hometown Station.
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Like many viewers, Sorensen stumbled onto the show's first episode one night, and he has been hooked every since. Mike Stevens has more on Nick and his pick to win it all.
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(( For the last three months much of America has been voting right along with the tribal councils. Tonight - it all comes to head - and Sorensen says there's no doubt which of the remaining four survivors will emerge victorious. ((NICK SORENSEN)) ((RUDY BOESCH/72 YEAR OLD SURVIVOR:)) ((NICK SORENSEN:)) Sorensen, himself has been a survivor during his stay in Blacksburg. In his first season with the Hokies he played quarterback and won Tech MVP honors in the Gator Bowl loss to North Carolina. Last season he switched sides of the ball and was a solid contributor from his free safety spot. This year he has survived another move to linebacker. But could he survive in the outback when CBS launches its second Survivor series next January. ((NICK SORENSEN:)) The final feast begins tonight at 8 right here on Your Hometown Station. Mike Stevens News 7 sports.))
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Winston Cup drivers head to Bristol this weekend for the Goracing.com 500.
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Winston Cup driver Jerry Nadeau is at Thunder Valley this evening. He's making an appearance to help raise money for juvenile Diabetes. Nadeau signed autographs for fans that came out.
Mark Martin's number six Valvoline Ford show car is also on hand.
Advance Auto, is keeping with the giving theme, is selling tools, some priced as much as 25 dollars, for one dollar and
a raffle will take place. One item up for raffle....three tickets to a September Dixie Chicks concert at the Salem Civic center. Tonight's function is all for a good cause.
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Bill Elliott will not be in the starting line up when the Winston Cup drivers tackle the bull ring in Bristol for the Goracing-Dot-Com 500 this Sunday night.
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Yesterday, while working in his yard Elliott suffered a fractured kneecap in an accident at his home.
Team spokesman David Ferroni said Elliott tripped on something and landed on his knee. He underwent a 90 minute surgical procedure to repair multiple fractures of the left kneecap.
It's not known just how long the injury will sideline Elliott.
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Another trade and Billy Owens is with his second team this year.
Today, The Milwaukee Bucks obtained guard Lindsey Hunter from Detroit for Owens. Hunter had played his entire seven year career with the Pistons and averaged 12 points and four assists last season.
It's the second time Owens has been traded this summer.

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It's hard to imagine how you WOULDN'T have heard about Survivor by now...
Some Roanokers are joining in all the fuss tonight - as the million dollar question of the summer will finally be answered when the last episode airs.
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Jean Jadhon is in the newsroom with more.
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Keith - after 39 days together ...
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the four remaining islanders will be narrowed down to two. Then the seven most- recently ousted islanders vote to make one of their fellow Survivors - a millionaire.
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The crowd at Corned Beef and Company in Roanoke will tune in - for one of the biggest Survivor parties in the area.
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We'll take you there tonight on News 7 at 11.








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