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Coming up-
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A missing man... and tonight the search is on in Roanoke County.
The latest on the 23 hospital deaths as investigators try to figure out if a nurse is responsible.
Plus... this is real... A square watermelon.
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[Anchor=Jean]


And one possible reason why your state refund hasn't arrived.
News 7 is next.

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For the second night in a row, search crews are combing the Appalachian Trail.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Good evening...

[Search]


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Teams tonight are looking for a missing man in Roanoke County.
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Police were led to the area off Route 3-11 to get a dog out of a locked car, but when police checked the license plates, they found the car belonged to a 50-year old Roanoke man missing since yesterday.
Police say they're concerned because the man is 300-pounds and several different medications were found inside his car.
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A bloodhound traced a half-mile path but then the trail went cold.
Crews say they plan to stay out most of the night searching.
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[Tax-Refund]


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New state tax forms caused double last year's error rate for tax filers.
That's slowed down the refund checks.
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State finance officials also admit they had a computer glitch that has slowed down the processing of some forms.
But Governor Jim Gilmore's NOT exactly putting to rest legislators' accusations that the tax department may be delaying tax refund checks to help boost the revenue picture at the end of the fiscal year.
More state revenues help keep the "no car tax" promise on schedule.
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Today, a bi-partisan mix of lawmakers asked state auditor Walter Kucharski to look into the refund check delays.
Commissioners of the revenue across the state say refunds that used to take weeks seem to be taking months this year.
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[Redistricting]


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The U-S Department of Justice has approved the re-drawn House of Delegates district lines.
The General Assembly approved the redistricting plan back in April.
The justice department is still reviewing the plan to redraw district lines for State Senate Seats.
Virginia is one of 16 states required to submit changes in voting practices or procedures to the deparment for approval.

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Dozens of cancer survivors are camping out on the Salem High School track tonight.
It's all part of Relay for Life.
The annual fundraiser brings in more than half-a million dollars each year for cancer research.
Kate Weidaw was there tonight for the first lap.
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[Diabetes]


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One million Americans have Type One Diabetes.. Tonight a cure for is one step closer to reality-
Researchers at Duke Univeristy are hoping a baboon may provide the answer.
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Last year doctors tranplanted insulin producing cells from a pig's pancreas into a diabetic baboon.
Today they announced the baboon has been making its own insulin- for months.
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((DR. EMMANUEL OPARA/DUKE RESEARCHER: IT'S VERY EXCITING. ONE OF THE THINGS WE WEREN'T SURE ABOUT IS HOW LONG THE CELLS WOULD LAST. NOW I CAN SAY UP TO A YEAR.))
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The experimental transplant could end the daily routine of insulin injections-
Five more baboons are in the study and all appear to be doing well.

[YMCA]


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The city of Roanoke is considering a land swap and a two- million- dollar contribution to help the YMCA build a new home downtown.
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The 40- thousand- square- foot facility would be built on property the city owns at the intersection of 5th Street and Luck Avenue, not far from the existing YMCA location.
Once the new building is complete, the city would get the old property, with the exception of the annex gymnasium.
The city would also contribute two million dollars over ten years toward construction of an indoor aquatic center.
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City Council will consider the issue on Monday, and members are expected to schedule a public hearing in early July.

[Boat-Ramp]


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Two years ago it was a run-down, unsightly industrial site.. today the old Smiley Block property in Amherst County became part of central Virginia's newest waterfront park.
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State and local officials today cut the ribbon on a new boat ramp providing access to the James River.
The ramp will be part of a 30- acre state park that's being developed along the riverfront.
The ramp helped launch several batteaux that are taking part in the 16th annual James River Batteau Festival.
Crews and their boats will leave for Richmond tomorrow.
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[Sudan-Boys]


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For 14 years, they've had no place to call home, but now some young men from Sudan have finally found one in Roanoke.
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The 13 young men started arriving a more than a month ago.
A brutal religious war in Sudan forced them to flee their villages and families as children.
They walked across three countries... and endured hunger and the threat of being killed in Kenyan refugee camps.
They are quickly embracing American life.
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((DAVID NICODEMUS/SUDANESE REFUGEE: I CAN MAKE A HOME HERE, YEAH.....))
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((....PEOPLE ARE VERY KIND AND THE WEATHER IS OK.))
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They're getting three months of support from Refugee and Immigration Services.
The young men are trying to get their G-E-Ds and find jobs quickly, so others can join them.
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Last night, we told you about the nurse suspected of killing 23 patients at a hospital.
Today, investigators were exhuming bodies... we'll have the latest next.
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[VO-NAT]


And finally, a watermelon you don't have to worry about rolling off the table.
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[Sports-preview]


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[Hospital-Deaths]


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The investigation into deaths at a Texas Hospital moved to the cemetery today... where authorities exhumed two more bodies.
They're trying to figure out whether 23 patients at a hospital were poisoned by a nurse there.
As Terisa Estacio reports, police say they do have a suspect.
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((AUTHORITIES ARE DIGGING UP BODIES AT THIS CEMETERY IN NORTH TEXAS. INVESTIGATORS WANT TO DETERMINE WHETHER 23 PATIENTS AT NOCONA GENERAL HOSPITAL DIED OF NATURAL CAUSES.. OR WERE MURDERED. MONTAGUE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY, TIM COLE. After extensive review of medical records and extensive investigation these are the ten that in the opinion of investigators and myself are the most likely to yield results from the autopsy and toxicology tests. FAMILY MEMBERS STOOD BY AND WATCHED AS THE UNCOVERED COFFINS HEADED TO THE CORONERS OFFICE IN DALLAS. THIS IS 95-YEAR OLD OMA WYLER. SHE DIED ON JANUARY 24. RECENTLY INVESTIGATORS TOLD HER FAMILY SHE MAY HAVE BEEN POISONED WHILE AT HOSPITAL. WANDA RUSSELL/DAUGHTER OF SUSPECTED VICTIM. I'm mad, I'm just so angry that someone could have done that. NOCONA HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATORS FIRST ALERTED OFFICIALS OF A POSSIBLE PROBLEM WHEN A PHARMACIST NOTICED BOTTLES OF MIVACURIUM CHLORIDE OR MIVACRON WERE MISSING. THE DRUG IS USED TO TEMPORARILY PARALYZE PATIENTS DURING EMERGENCY CARE THAT DISCOVERY COINCIDED WITH THE HOSPITALS NEARLY DOUBLED DEATH RATE FOR DECEMBER AND JANUARY. AUTHORITIES ADMIT THEY HAVE A SUSPECT BUT WILL NOT ELABORATE. Cole: We are going to do everything we can to solve the case and put as much evidence we can together, if indeed there is a murder case here and that has not been decided yet. THIS IS FORMER NOCONA GENERAL NURSE, VICKY DAWN JACKSON . CBS HAS LEARNED JOHNSON FACES TWO CIVIL LAWSUITS ACCUSING HER OF INJECTING PATIENTS WITH A LETHAL DOSE OF MIVACRON. ALSO, THAT JACKSON WAS ON DUTY WHEN 22 OF THE 23 PATIENTS DIED. JACKSON HAS SINCE BEEN FIRED. AUTHORITIES ESTIMATE IT COULD TAKE UP TO YEAR TO GATHER ENOUGH EVIDENCE TO FILE CHARGES. TE, CBS NEWS.))

[Goodyear]


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The Danville Goodyear Tire plant is rolling.
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The company plans to triple production of its radial aircraft tires.
The tires will be made for Boeing 737's and Airbus A-320's, as well as military and private aircraft.
The news comes nearly a month after Goodyear laid off 150-workers at the Danville plant.
But this announcement will not help those workers- they made TRUCK tires.
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[Pulaski-Furniture]


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Pulaski Furniture says sales are UP...
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Sales climbed five and half percent for the furniture maker.
The company told News 7 it plans aggressive expansion in home office and home entertainment furnishings to supplement its bedroom and dining room collections.
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((WE TOOK OVER A LARGE WAREHOUSE IN MARTINSVILLE THAT'S REALLY HELPED IN THE IMPORT DIVISION. WE'LL ADD SOME PEOPLE THERE. WE'LL BE LOOKING AT ADDING SOME TECHNICAL FOLKS TO SUPPORT AND ENGINEERING FOLKS.))
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Pulaski credits its success to its dual production locations in the U-S and Asia.
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[Circuit-City]


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The numbers are not so good at Circuit City... as earnings drop dramatically.
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A slowing economy is blamed for a 72 percent slump in earnings.
The home electronics retailer would have suffered an even larger drop- if not for the success of its company CarMax.
Analysts also say Circuit City's exit last year from the home appliance business damaged earnings.
A spokesman says there is no talk of store closings or layoffs at this time.
There are three stores in the Roanoke and Lynchburg area.
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[Nortel]


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Another big hit for high tech.
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Canada's Nortel Networks is cutting 10-thousand jobs worldwide.
It is the latest in a long string of cuts this year... Nortel has laid off 30-thousand people this year... almost 30 percent of its workforce.
The company president says sales of its fiber optics networks has fallen significantly as the world economy slows.
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One man proves how much he trusts the postal service, when he puts a 46-million dollar lottery ticket in the mail!


We'll hear from him next.
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And later, a masked intruder leads police on a chase before being captured.
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[Lottery-Winner]


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Remember that winning lottery ticket.. that was about to expire.. the one worth 46 million dollars?
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Someone found it... This man .. 40-year old Melvin Milligan of New Jersey.
He heard about the missing ticket on the news and thought he may have it. After waiting three days.. he looked for it.
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((I FOUND THE LONE TICKET .. ONE TICKET. I PUT IT IN MY POCKET WENT TO WORK AND DIDN'T THINK ANYTHING ELSE OF THE TICKET.))
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Milligan did eventually take it to the store-
When he found out it was the winner he sent it in .. U-S mail.. without it being certified or insured.
His wife was in disbelief.
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((KIM MILLIGAN/WIFE: I SAID ARE YOU CRAZY.. YOU MAILED IT.))
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Besides buying a home Milligan is not sure what he'll do with his millions.
But something tells us he won't be rushing into anything.
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[Square-Watermelon]


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When it comes to fruit.. it's hip to be square- at least that's what they think in Japan.
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Check this out.. it's a square watermelon- you could call it refridgerator friendly fruit.
Over twenty years ago, a local farmer came up with the idea, so the melon could easily fit into the fridge.
In order to make this idea a reality farmers grew the melons in glass boxes, the fruit naturally takes the shape of its surrondings.
Four hundred square melons are being shipped to Tokyo and Osaka.
The fruit is being sold at 10-thousand yen which is 83 U-S dollars.
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[S-Extra]


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The Steam escapes witha three point win tonight over the Prowlers, U.S. Open highlights for yaand words from Pocono pole winner Ricky Rudd, but first our extra point.
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[SUPER=04-NBA; :00]

John Lucas, who has had two previous stints as an NBA head coach, has accepted the Cleveland Cavaliers head coaching job. Lucas spent the past three seasons as an assistant with the Denver Nuggets. The 47-year-old Lucas, most recently a head coach with Philadelphia in 1996, has a combined 136-171 record with the San Antonio Spurs and 76ers.
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[go to break][S-NBA]


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Game five of the NBA finals between the 76ers and the lakers is about to head into the fourth quarter and right now L.A. leads 83-68. Allen Iverson started out hot, hitting 5 of his first 11 shots for 11 points in the first quarter while Shaquille O'Neil had a quiet 6 point first. The lakers led 52-48 at the half.

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The Roanoke Steam improved to 6 and 5 on the season last night but had to work for it as the arena football team holds off Greensboro for a 40-37 win.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Prowlers vs. Steam; :00]


The Roanoke Civic Center was hoppin last night as well over 25 hundred fans came out to support the Steam.
This game was close for a while and then the Prowlers went out in front. Travis Pender hands off to Rafik Thorrossian who crashes through the line for the touchdown and the point after put Greensboro up 24-15.
[SUPER=34-Roanoke/40/Greensboro/37;]


But the Steam came back. Watch Al Clark work his magic, he hands off to Roy Johnson and he goes right and crosses the goaline for the touchdown and the Steam is back in it.
The Steam special teams were much improved from last week, this field goal is good and Roanoke escapes with the 40-37 win.
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[S-Open]


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(reh-Teef' Hoo'-sin) Retief Goosen shares the lead after two rounds of the U.S. Open with Mark Brooks and J.L. Lewis. They are all at four under.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tulsa, OK/ESPN; :]


It's another story for Tiger Woods. The defending champion is nine strokes back from the leaders and has played two round over par.
Woods struggled yesterday morning finishing Thursday's round and he never got his game together.
Woods finished the day at 5 over par.
Brooks shot a tournament best six under 64 to storm into the lead with Lewis and Hoosin.
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[S-MLB]


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Interleague play rolled on yesterday in Major League baseball, we head to the Windy City where the Chicago Cubs to
ok on the Minnesota Twins in an afternoon ball game.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/WGN; :00]


The Cubs would speak softly and no doubt carry big sticks today as the heavy hitters did all the dirty work at the
plate for Chicago. The Cubs used three home runs to beat Minnesota 5-to-3 in a matchup of division leaders.
[SUPER=35-Chicago/5/Minnesota/3;]


Ricky Gutierrez homered in his first at-bat in nine days to start things off for the Cubs.
Ron Coomer and Eric Young added two-run shots as well. The Cubs had only five hits in the game but that is all they needed as Chicago downs the Twins by 2.
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[S-Qualify]


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Winston Cup drivers qualified for the Pocono 500 yesterday and Ricky Rudd would take the top spot for his first Bud pole of the season.
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[SUPER=03-Long Pond, PA/FOX; :]


Rudd turns the 2.5 mile tri-oval with a speed of 170. 50 miles per hour and looks to end an 88 race winless drought.

Sterling Marlin will start on the outside pole, but according to some drivers, Rudd was in a different time zone.


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[vo-nat]
Stacy Compton had a solid qualifying day, yesterday, he will start 22nd in the Dodge Kodiak. Now the field.
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[S-Hardy]


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College life and bigtime college football are the next obstacles for former William Fleming football standout Jermaine Hardy. He graduated from Hargrave Military Academy a few weeks ago.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


Hardy was back in town recently competing in the Hurt Park/Act's II 3 on 3 basketball tournament. He's moved from running back to defensive back and the UVa coaches are encouraged.
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Hardy is doing just that. He graduated from Hargrave with a 3.2 grade point average.

[S-UVA]


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A few months ago, Uva was talking about big time budget cuts for athletics. My how things have changed. An anonymous donor gave 20 million dollars to the University's athletic program this week. It's the second largest single gift ever made to Virginia athletics.
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The gift will enable UVa to proceed with planning for a new basketball arena. The 20 million is one-third of the core funding needed to start the project. Replacing U-hall will cost a total of 125 million.
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One woman comes face to face with a masked intruder in her kitchen.
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Cheryl McClusky says she was getting her kids ready for school when she saw a raccoon in her house. The scurrying critter made a mess of things before police were called in. The raccoon led them on a wild chase throughout the house, however police finally apprehended the intruder. After snagging him, police sent him on his way, to the woods outside.
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