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Coming up on News 7-
Fire leaves several Wytheville families homeless.
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A local campaign to protect kids surfing the Internet is unveiled.
OPEC plans to increase oil production but what will that mean at the gas pump?
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Plus, a body is found in the James River.
News 7 is next.

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[Botetourt-Body]


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Good Evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton. A group of fishermen makes a grim discovery today while fishing in the James River, near Buchanan.
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[TAKE PINNACLE PAGE] [fs 1002] Botetourt County Sheriff Ronnie Sprinkle says the fishermen noticed a body floating in the water about 20 feet from the bank, in Arcadia, this afternoon. Officials say the body is that of a white male... but they do NOT know his identity. Rescue squads from Eagle Rock and Buchanan removed the man from the water. His body has been sent to the Medical Examiner's office in Roanoke.
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Sheriff Sprinkle says he has NO reason to believe foul play was involved in the man's death.




[Internet-Porn]


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In one way or another... the Internet has been linked to the disappearance of one out of every five children in the United States.
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But Bedford County Sheriff Mike Brown is trying to change that statistic. Earlier this year Brown launched "Operation Blue Ridge Thunder" which educates both parents and teachers about exploring the Internet safely.
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((SHERIFF MIKE BROWN/BEDFORD CO.: THE INTERNET IS A TREMENDOUS AREA FOR PEDOPHILES AND OTHER PEOPLE WHO WANT TO HARM CHILDREN TO GO TO BECAUSE THE POOL IS UNLIMITED IT'S SUCH A POOL OF POTENTIAL VICTIMS.))
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Sheriff Brown and Attorney General Mark Earley released two public service announcements today that remind parents about watching their child's actions on the Internet.
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[Osborne]


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You won't see his face on television and probably won't hear political commercials on the radio.
But Republican Mike Osborne says he's got what it takes to go up against 9th District Congressman Rick Boucher, this fall. Kate Weidaw tells us Osborne is campaigning on being an everyday guy.
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((Mike Osborne never had any plans to run for Congress. But then one day the Washington County native thought things needed to change in Southwest Virginia.

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((MIKE OSBORNE: I SAID I'M GOING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND I'M GOING TO RUN FOR CONGRESS PERSONALLY PEOPLE SAID I WAS CRAZY BUT THIS IS AMERICA.))
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The 43 year old calls himself a family man with a wife and three children and owns a Christian bookstore in Chilhowie. As a minister and former teacher in the Bronx Osborne is going into this campaign with no political experience, he's hoping the voters will see his real life experience is more valuable.

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((MIKE OSBORNE: I SET A GOAL TO BE A NATIONAL CHAMPION WRESTLER AND I ACHIEVED THAT GOAL. I CAN SET A GOAL FOR SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA THAT BRINGS AND ATTRACTS PEOPLE TO SOUTHWEST AS A PLACE TO LOCATE THERE INDUSTRIES.))
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Other issues he feels strongly about is banning partial birth abortions and bringing prayer back to schools.
But Osborne is facing some big challenges on the road to the November election, his opponent Democrat Rick Boucher has held the 9th district seat for 18 years.

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((MIKE OSBORNE: I DIDN'T GET INTO THIS RACE BECAUSE I THOUGHT I HAD A CHANCE OF WINNING OR THERE WAS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR ME TO REPLACE CONGRESSMAN BOUCHER.))
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((THERE ARE CERTAIN THINGS THAT I FEEL STRONGLY ABOUT AND PASSIONATELY ABOUT THAT I FEEL I NEED TO STAND UP FOR.))
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Funding has also been a problem. In May Osborne had only raised 5-thousand dollars and says he's raised a little more since then.

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((MIKE OSBORNE: I THOUGHT VERY SERIOUSLY ABOUT GETTING A CARD BOARD SIGN THAT SAYS I HAVE NO MONEY I WILL WORK HARD I AM A CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS I ASK ONLY FOR YOUR VOTE.))
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His car has broken down a few times driving to the 19 counties in the 9th district.

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((MIKE OSBORNE: I HAVE A 1987 PARK AVENUE WITH 222,000 MILES ON IT, IT'S STILL RUNNING AND I DO SAY A PRAYER.))
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And come November Osborne hopes voters will see the difference he can make. Kate Weidaw News 7 Blacksburg.))


[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm] [09/09/2000] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Wytheville-Fire]


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A Massachusetts man is in custody for allegedly setting a fire that's left several Wytheville families homeless.
Firefighters were called to the Northwinds Apartment complex around 8 A-M. Two apartments were damaged by flames - six sustained smoke and water damage. 22-year-old Andre James Seales was arrested as he was boarding a bus in Fort Chiswell. They say he'd recently been staying in the apartment where the fire started.
No one was injured... but seven families are having to stay at area motels.

[OPEC]


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OPEC oil production appears to be on the way up.
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OPEC ministers are arriving in Vienna for tomorrow's meeting of the oil cartel.
Saudi and Iranian oil ministers say they want to increase OPEC's production level by two-percent.
But experts say that would not be enough to make a dent in gas and heating oil prices.
Prices are already at ten year highs.
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Bumper to bumper traffic in Paris should ease soon.
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A six-day blockade of oil refineries and fuel depots by truckers came to a halt today. The truckers were angered by fuel prices. Their blockade put a stranglehold on fuel supplies - causing airport delays and long lines at the pump. The government has offered to give truckers a 20-cent reimbursement per gallon of fuel this year and another 14 cents per gallon next year.
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[Clinton]


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This year's fire season ranks among the worst - with more than six and a half million acres already charred.
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Today President Clinton vowed to ask Congress for help.
Clinton says he plans to ask for one point six BILLION dollars to help hard- hit communities.
The President says nearly 40- million dollars has already been set aside for restoration projects throughout the West.
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((WE'LL ALSO SOON ESTABLISH ONE STOP CENTERS IN IDAHO AND MONTANA, SO THAT CITIZENS CAN GAIN QUICK ACCESS TO ASSISTANCE FROM UNEMPLOYMENT AID TO SMALL BUSINESS LOANS. WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THE HELP GETS TO THOSE WHO NEED IT RIGHT AWAY.))
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President Clinton also spent time this morning meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Barak... concerning Middle East peace prospects.
Afterward, President Clinton gave a thumbs-up sign, but didn't offer any comment.
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The work of more than 400 artists and craftsmen was featured today in Salem...
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It was all a part of the 20th annual Olde Salem Days Festival. Main Street was closed down for the day so that folks could take a look at the arts and crafts, as well as a car show.
A children's fair kept the kids entertained as well. The festivities wrapped up this afternoon at 5.
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An L-A Laker is hooping it up for another cause this weekend in Lynchburg. That's still ahead on News 7.
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And a flag-burning ceremony in Blacksburg today. This one HONORS the stars and stripes. We'll be right back.
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A Franklin County child died after he fell into a septic tank on his family's dairy farm. Family and friends searched for two-year-old Rueben Bowman for two hours Thursday before he was found.
Andrew Bowman found his son in a ten-foot deep tank used to catch wastewater runoff from a cow barn.
The tank's concrete lid was NOT in place. The little boy was face down in about four feet of water.



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Burning an American Flag is usually viewed as an act of disrespect.
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But when a flag is worn out and is not able to be displayed anymore, burning it as part of a ceremony is honorable.

Six American Flags were retired in Blacksburg today during a ceremony with the American Legion Post 182 and Virginia Tech Cadets.
The flags destroyed came from all across the country.
Taps was played as the flags were burning.
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The Central Virginia Training Center in Madison Heights is being sued for the death of a resident. The family of David Hewitt says the center acted negligently when the 28-year-old collapsed of a heart attack while at King's Dominion in 1997.
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Hewitt was known to have an irregular heartbeat, but his family alleges he died because medical personnel failed to treat him properly. C-V-T-C is the largest of five state residential programs for the mentally retarded operated by the state.
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His game is basketball, but his mission is to help young people.
This weekend, L-A Laker A-C Green is bringing his message to Lynchburg.
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One of Green's first stops Friday was the Gatekeepers Men's Ministry Luncheon, where he took the stage with Reverend Jerry Falwell. Green encouraged the men to make a difference in their communities and to fulfill God's potential in their lives. And Green says he hopes to leave an important message on abstinence with area youth.
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((AC GREEN/LA LAKERS: I THINK A MESSAGE THAT HAS PRINCIPLES AND MORALS ARE VERY VALUABLE IN MY OWN LIFE, AND TO ME THAT'S WHY I'D LIKE TO PORTRAY AND COMMUNICATE TO THE YOUTH ACROSS THE COUNTRY.))
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On the court, Green says even though winning the N-B-A championship was great, he's not sure what the future holds.
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((CURRENTLY I'M A FREE AGENT, SO I HAVE A FEW OPTIONS...I'M NOT SURE WHAT BUTTON I'M GOING TO PUSH RIGHT NOT. WITHIN TWO WEEKS I'LL HAVE TO MAKE THAT DECISION.))
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[vo-nat] Green will hold a youth rally tomorrow morning at Heritage High School in Lynchburg.
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Next on News 7 - The cast of Big Brother is threatening to pack its bags and walk.
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And they've just rolled in to town, but Buena Vista's Presidential Heads may be moving on. We'll tell you why they could soon be on their way out - after the break.
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Six people were taken to the hospital today after their cars collided on Route 220 in Roanoke County. Police say the driver of a Dodge Van was making a legal u-turn when the driver of a BMW rear-ended his vehicle. The driver of the van and a passenger, and 4 people in the BMW were all taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. None of the injuries are reported to be life-threatening. Police say charges are pending against the driver of the BMW.

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The man who wants to build a presidential theme park in York County has found an ally in a local circuit court judge.
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Three of Everett Newman's presidential busts are on display in Buena Vista.
But Newman wants to display giant busts of all 41 U-S presidents as part of a theme park near Williamsburg.
A York County judge yesterday ruled that Newman does NOT need a special-use permit... saying the project qualifies as a museum.
Williamsburg City Council members and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation have denounced the proposed park as tacky.
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[Biz-Review]


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The Wall Street Journal reports ups and downs for Norfolk Southern, and a Salem Jacuzzi company is cooling its jets.
Jennifer Miele has more in this week's business review.
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((This week in review..... Dupont has filed suit against Norfolk Southern and is seeking damages for rail-service breakdowns after the Conrail merger.
The suits says N-S has not provided timely, uninterrupted and reliable service.
The Surface Transportation board told News 7 that the number of complaints against Norfolk Southern have actually decreased in the past six months. [INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE]
Jacuzzi Whirlpool and Bath says a cooling economy has forced them to end production in Salem.
The company will layoff 60 employees in the next two months.
The company says it will work with the Virginia Employment Commission to help furloughed workers find new jobs. [INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE]
Rubatex Corporation has filed 14 complaints against local 240 for behavior before, during and after their nine month strike.
Steel Worker representatives from Pittsburgh deny those charges.
They also say they won't let the company or the community forget that employees are working without a contract. [INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE]
A proposed ramp connecting Interstate 581 with the future Carilion Biomedical Center runs right through Roanoke Scrap Iron and Metal Company.
City officials say the site is contaminated with hazardous materials, but they don't want to spend the 30 million dollars necessary to clean it up.
As it stands, federal funding is the only thing besides a fence that separates the future Biomedical Center and the former Roanoke scrap yard. [PRE-PRO]
Finally, the Nasdaq was DOWN 119.90 to close at 3978.45. And the Dow was DOWN 38.11 at 11221.76
For News 7 I'm Jennifer Miele, and that's this week's business review.))









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"Big Brother" could get a big surprise next week. The cast is threatening to pack its bags.
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The show's website says the six remaining contestants have been threatening to quit during next Wednesday's broadcast.
There's a half-million dollar prize waiting for the show's winner - CBS says the contestant's ploy might be about cash, but they say no one will get any money if they throw in the towel.
The show is scheduled to run through this month.
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Antowine Womack ran for two touchdowns to lead Virginia to a 34 to 6 win over Richmond at Scott Stadium.
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Womack would open the scoring in the first quarter on this 4 yard touchdown run and the Cavaliers took a 7 to nothing lead.
Cavalier quarterback Dan Ellis takes the snap and rolls out turning it up field and scoring from the three and Virginia took the 14 to nothing lead.
Then with 4 minutes left in the second quarter Womack would score his second T-D of the day on this 6 yard run and the Cavaliers led 21 to nothing.
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The Cavaliers would go to the air in the third quarter Ellis hits James Johnson who makes the catch and cuts up the field for the 50 yard touchdown and Virginia beats Richmond 34 to 6.
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The Cavaliers are now 1 and 1.

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The Wasps flew into Franklin County and stung Ferrum College.
This was the season opener for Emory and Henry.
It was Franklin County appreciation day at W.B. Adams Stadium
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and Ferrum fans came out to cheer their team to what they hoped would be a second consecutive win.
But former Alleghany High School standout Shannon Johnson makes the long pass and finds Big Stone Gap's Nathan Tuck. The 85 yard play is good for the score.
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Christainsburg native Chris Epperly nails the 30 yard field goal in the second half and the Wasps take the 10-to-nothing victory.
Johnson wins his first college start.
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In Danville, Averett College played its first home football game of the new season.
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Averett President Frank Campbell throws out the first pass using a commemorative Football.
Then the Cougars went to work in the first quarter. On their first possession quarterback Christopher Robinson hands off to Troy Testerman who takes it in 12 yards up the middle for the first T-D in Averett Football history to make it 6 to nothing.
In the second quarter Gallaudet quarterback Franco Korpics keeps the ball and scores on the one yard touchdown run to make it 14 to 6 Averett.
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Later in the second quarter Robinson rolls to his left double pumps and hits a wide open Testerman for his second score of the game and Averett wins it 34 to 18.
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Top ranked Nebraska and Notre Dame went to the wire.
Nebraska quarterback Eric Crouch called his own number and scored on a 7 yard touchdown run in overtime to lead the Cornhuskers over the Irish 27 to 24.
And here are the rest of the college scores.
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Jeff Gordon passed Jeff Burton with 14 laps to go and he holds on winning the Monte Carlo 500 at Richmond.
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Tony Stewart and Jeff Gordon run side by side on the track early in the race.
South Boston's Jeff Burton, who started on the pole, was the leader after 18 laps of the race.
Rusty Wallace, who runs strong at Richmond, goes past Jerry Nadeau to take over the second spot on the track.
Then Michael Waltrip gets loose and hits the wall in turn one bringing out the caution he was running 30-th at the time.
Rusty would make a move and battle Jeff Burton for the lead with over 260 laps left in the race.
But Jeff Gordon took the lead with 14 laps to go and he holds on to win the Monte Carlo 400 at Richmond.
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Dale Earnhardt was second, Mark Martin third, Steve Park fourth and Jeff Burton fifth.





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Myrtle Beach won the Carolina League Championship tonight beating Lynchburg 5 to 2
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The Hillcats were looking to force another game in the championship Series.
Myrtle Beach jumped on the Hillcats early in the game. Junior Brignac hits this shot to centerfield scoring a runner and the Pelicans jumped out to a 1 to nothing lead.
The Pelicans continued to put runs on the board. This time Travis Wilson lays down the bunt he's thrown out at first but a runner scores and Myrtle Beach took a 2 to nothing lead.
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Myrtle Beach would add another run early in the game A.J. Zapp hits a grounder to first base but the throw home is late another run scores and the Pelicans win the championship beating Lynchburg 5 to 2.
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The Williams Family is making the U.S. Open a family affair.
Today Venus beat Lindsay Davenport in straight sets making it two straight for the sisters.
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The family was in the stadium watching Venus go for her first Open title.
She cruised through the first set and closed out the match on Davenports serve to win it 66-4, 7-5.
Williams has now defeated Davenport in two straight Grand Slam Finals.
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Pete Sampras and Marat Safin will play for the men's title tomorrrow.


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