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Coming up on NEWS 7 at six. The stage is set for tomorrow's historic event in Bedford.
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[vo-nat] It's an event born of bloody battles on foreign beaches more than 50- years ago.
A national salute to D-Day victims and veterans... just ahead on the newscast.
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Tonight on News 7 Sports - Cave Spring's Tyler Lumsden is selected by the Marlins in the fifth round of the Major League draft. We'll hear from him plus, some area policemen take to the streets to help Special Olympics.


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Stormy weather moves throught the mountain this evening... the showers and thunderstorms may last through tomorrow's memorial ceremony.
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If you build it, they will come... in thousands of cars.
That's what police will contend with tomorrow.
Organizers have an elaborate plan to get an estimated 15 to 20 thousand people off the roads, to the designated parking lots then to the memorial.
Joe Dashiell has the last-minute details.
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In the past week, we've told you about the small parts of the memorial as they were finished or delivered to the site.
Tonight we want to give you the big picture-- where to go and what you'll see when you come for a visit.
Steve Smallshaw is ready to take us on a tour.
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Strong thunderstorms plagueing our area right now, especially in Bedford County where our pre-D-day coverage has concluded due to lightning and reports from Robin Reed of three-quarter inch hail. We currently have thunderstorms warnings in effect for the counties of Bedford, Amherst and Greenbrier. Thunderstorm watches for nearly all central Virginia. The radar map showing heavy storms in Lynchburg, Apomattox and Bedford right now. Another strong system to the south over Franklin, Henry and Patrick Counties. This system is riding the Blue Ridge Mountains and wet weather is expected to continue through tomorrow. If you're heading out to Bedford tomorrow, keep in mind the rain but don't bring your umbrella. And temperatures for late morning will be in the 78 to 82 range.


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Still ahead-- the true story behind one of the most touching parts of this memorial. The story of a wounded soldier, his bible and an incredible journey when News 7 returns
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((D-DAY WAS ORIGINALLY PLANNED TO OCCUR JUNE 5TH BUT WAS MOVED BACK TO JUNE 6TH BECAUSE OF STORMY WEATHER.))
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Town leaders in Altavista say the closing of Lane Furniture will affect their community for years to come.
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The 500 plus lay-offs come just as AO Smith plans to shut down its Altavista plant this month.
The town recently hired Lynchburg's former economic development director as a consultant to help attract businesses to the area.
But town officials admit finding another big company like Lane Furniture will be almost impossible.
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((BRYAN FOSTER/TOWN MANAGER: ITS GOING TO TAKE SEVERAL SMALLER FIRMS TO COME AND IN AND HOPEFULLY THEY'LL BE ABLE TO GROW THEIR BUSINESS AND EXPAND THEIR EMPLOYEE BASE BUT THATS KINDA THE AVENUE THAT WE'RE GOING TO TAKE.))
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The town is also losing a major tax revenue base.
Lane Furniture paid nearly 150-thousand dollars in real estate and sewer taxes last year.
But the loss will not be affected until next year's town budget.
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Lane Furniture employees in Rocky Mount say layoffs will begin there on August 4th.
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About 500 workers will lose their jobs.
Employees agree with the company that imported furniture is becoming too much of a competition for Lane to handle.
Dozens of employees say they'll have to move out of Rocky Mount to find another job.
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Cooper Wood Products -- a wood furniture supplier also in Rocky Mount -- says foreign competition is forcing them to diversify.
After laying off about 50 people in April, the company says it's trying now to refocus on building products instead of furniture.
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A shooting overnight in Henry County has left a 25 year old Axton man dead.
((Sih-COH-lun)) Sykolin Tinsley's body was found lying on State Route 57 around 1-30 this morning.
Deputies say it appears he had been shot several times.
19 year old Johnnie Spencer of Martinsville is charged with first degree murder.



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A landmark in the town of Goshen is about to get a makeover.
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The bridge over the Calfpasture River was built in the days of horse-drawn carriages.
The steel truss span has a structure similar to a Tinker Toy.
The renovated bridge will look much the same, but be stronger and wider and carry more traffic.
It cost 16-thousand dollars to build back in 1891.
The estimated cost of the renovation project is over 2-million dollars.
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Coming up tonight on the Big 7, area policemen attempt to torch the valley! Capriati rolls into the final four in Paris.
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And Cave Spring star pitcher Tyler Lumsden is picked in the fifth round of today's major league amateur draft.
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Cave Spring's Tyler Lumsden was will graduate from high school this Saturday, but today he earned his vocational stripes as he was selected in the 5th round of Major League baseball's amateur draft by the Florida Marlins.
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Tyler's friends and family are celebrating the selection. He now must choose between an immediate pro career or college at Clemson. He's getting some advice from one of Cal Ripken's advisors. His signing bonus could be several hundred thousand dollars.
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Liberty University's Josh Brey, another left handed pitcher was picked in the fourth round by the St. Louis Cardinals.




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The Roanoke Steam has been red hot on the field and apparently the team's current win streak has inspired some movement on the purchasing front.
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News 7 Sports learned this afternoon that part owner Harold Jordan is in the process of buying out fellow owner, Hugh Lance's share of the team. If this sale goes through, Jordan would be the team's majority owner with over 60 percent. The sale is awaiting league approval. The Steam plays in Louisville this week.
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The law was on the run this afternoon.
Traffic slowed on 220 north
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as the Special Olympics torch came through Southwest Virginia on its way to the opening ceremonies later this week in Richmond.
Area officers didn't mind braving the heat for these special athletes.
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Roanoke Steam players and members of the Steamettes joined the parade.
Suncom donated about 65-thousand dollars to Special Olympics.
Roanoke and Salem officers advance the torch through D-Day traffic tomorrow.
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Jennifer Capriati has kept alive America's hopes of winning the Frecch Open, but at the expense of
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another American. This afternoon Capriati beat Serena Williams in the quarterfinals in three sets, 6-2, 5-7 and 6-2. Capriati could have wrapped it up in two but she double faulted at match point in the second. She next plays Martina Hingis in the semi-finals on Thursday.
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There were a lot of prayers before, during and after D-Day.
One of the most famous was offered by President Franklin Roosevelt.
We'll let you listen to some of that as News 7 at Six continues live from the National D-Day Memorial.
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((ALMIGHTY GOD OUR SONS PRIDE OF OUR NATION THIS DAY HAVE SET UPON A MIGHTY ENDEAVOR THEY WILL NEED THY BLESSINGS THEIR ROAD WILL BE LONG AND HARD.))
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This monument to our fighting men is huge. It really is built on a grand scale, befitting the enormity of the invasion itself.
But it's the little bits and pieces of it that tell the story of human sacrifice.
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((OF COURSE THIS CAME FROM LUCILLE BOGESS. WE WENT TO NORMANDY WITH HER. IT CAME FROM THE STORY OF HER BROTHER.)) [RUNS10]
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The piece is called "Death on Shore." Though the sculptor says it tells the story of how Raymond Hoback was shot at the water's edge.
Hoback's sister, Lucille Boggess, will tell you it represents all the fallen soldiers on Omaha Beach.
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((BUT THE BIBLE ITSELF REPRESENTS RAYMOND'S BIBLE THE LETTERS FALLING OUT.)) [RUNS05]
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That's the message she takes to local school children... showing them the Bible a Corporal from West Virginia found on the beach the day after D-Day.
We first heard the story of the TWO Hoback boys lost on D-Day- -back in 1994- -just before the 50th anniversary... the story of Raymond and Bedford Hoback.
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Stay with News 7 for more special D-Day coverage tonight on News 7 at Eleven and tomorrow.
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We'll have special live traffic and weather updates all morning tomorrow.
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Keith and Shannon will be back on the air tomorrow morning at 11-o-clock with "Their Sacrifice, Our Freedom," special live coverage of the dedication ceremony. [TAKE 5-6:30 PAGE 2506]
And we'll complete our special D-Day coverage tomorrow night with a 90-minute edition of News 7 from 5 until 6-30. [TAKE WEBCAST PAGE 2507]
And you can watch all of our coverage on the web at WREV-net.
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