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Up next on News 7--
A speeding driver comes to a crashing halt inside the window of a Northwest Roanoke beauty supply store.
Details, coming up.
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And two Danville sheriff's deputies are expected to plead guilty to sexual misconduct with inmates.
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Some early showers are leading to a partly sunny and warm afternoon...I'll have your forecast....
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News 7 at noon is straight ahead.


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A suspect trying to elude police ends up with his car buried inside a local business.
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The driver was allegedly trying to escape from a police officer. Unfortunately for him he couldn't avoid crashing into a beauty supply store.
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Roanoke police were in pursuit of a vehicle at about two-thrity this morning when it crashed through the window of the local business.
The car was traveling eastbound on Melrose Avenue when police began pursuit.
The suspect did not respond and attempted to turn off of Melrose onto Lafeyette Blvd when he lost control of the car and crashed into Unlimited Hair and Beauty Supplies.
Several police units were involved.
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((SHELLY ALLEY/INFORMATION SPECIALIST:THERE WAS THE INITIAL UNIT AND THE SECOND UNIT WAS BEIHIND THAT OFFICERTHERE WAS ALSO ANOTHER WHO WAS RUNNING RADAR AND HE OBSERVED THE CAR GO THROUGH HIS RADAR AT 87 MILES PER HOUR.))
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The suspect 19 year old Micheal A. Wood has been taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, with non-life threatening injuries.
The accident is still under investigation. Charges are pending.

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The Franklin County teenager accused of stabbing and killing his mother and cousin stood alone in court today.
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19 year old James Gibson had no legal council or family members by his side today as he was arraigned on two counts of capital murder.
He allegedly used a large military style knife from his mother's basement to kill her and her nephew.
Authorities have not determined a motive. Gibson told them he quote "just snapped."
Judge Sarah Rice told Gibson an attorney will be appointed to his case within the next two days.
Autopsy reports revealed that both Gibson's mother and cousin died from multiple cut and stab wounds.
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Two guilty pleas are expected in a case involving alledged sexual misconduct at the Danville jail.
Sheriff's Deputies Doyle Cook and Steve Terry plan to plead guilty to having sexual contact with inmates.
They're scheduled to make those pleas July 20th.
The other two defendants, Marvin Riggins and Ernest Carter, have pled "NOT" guilty.
Riggins is scheduled to go to trial July 12th.
Carter's trial begins July 17th.

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Investors are awaiting the next move by the Federal Reserve--
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Chairman Alan Greenspan arrived in Washington this morning for a meeting that COULD bring about another interest rate cut.
The Fed is beginning the two- day meeting with growing concern about the nation's economic outlook.
If the Fed does cut interest rates for a SIXTH time this year, analysts are skeptical as to whether that'll bring buyers back to Wall Street.
A decision is expected tomorrow.
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Residents in the city of Roanoke are going to see some changes in the way the city picks up their garbage.
Next Monday, the city will add recycling services and will implement a new collection schedule.
Joe Dashiell has more.
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If some Roanokers aren't happy with the move away from alley collection, city officials believe residents will ultimately appreciate changes that are designed to simplify the collection schedule and improve recycling services city-wide without adding manpower or equipment.
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((OUR BULK BRUSH COLLECTION. OUR NEW RECYCLING PROGRAM, AND THIS NEW CHANGE FROM COMING OUT OF SOME OF THE ALLIES ALL TIE IN TOGETHER, BOTTOM LINE TO GIVE BETTER SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS, TO BE ABLE TO PICK UP THEIR BULK AND BRUSH THEIR RECYCLING AND THEIR SOLID WASTE ALL ON ONE DAY.))
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The new plan will create four sectors... with the railroad and I 581, US220 serving as the dividing lines. Crews will work the northwest sector on Monday, northeast on Tuesday, southeast on Wednesday, and southwest on Thursday.
Roanokers will have more opportunities to recycle... with cans and bottles one week, and mixed paper the next...

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((WITHIN A FEW WEEKS THIS WILL RUN VERY SMOOTHLY, AND WE'RE ANXIOUS TO SEE THAT HAPPEN.))
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The city isn't leaving alleys where conditions make it difficult for citizens to get their cans to the curb... and the department offers help to senior citizens and other residents with physical challenges...
There will be some snags as crews learn their new routes, and residents become familiar with the new system, but the city is hopeful that Emma Brown and other Roanokers will eventually agree that the changes make sense.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke)) [Tease1] [HARD MUSIC UNDER]
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The head of Bedford's national D-Day memorial is stepping down. We'll have the details after the break.
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and 30 years after the beloved bums left town, baseball returns to Brooklyn. But first, let's hope our forecast isn't a BUMMER...here's Leo with more on that.
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A South Roanoke condominium complex will be allowed to stand tall.
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A Circuit Judge approved the Cherry Hill building yesterday the way it is.
Though the condo is more than twice as tall as city code allows, the Board of Zoning Appeals made an exception for a number of reasons... which Judge Clifford Weckstein adopted yesterday.
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Developer Jim Body says several couples are ready to move in next month.
Cherry Hills opponent Stuart Revercomb said he was disappointed by the judge's decision. He said he and others opposed to the project are weighing their options before making a decision on whether to appeal the ruling.

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The executive director of the National D-Day Memorial say he's in need of a long rest and is stepping down from his job.
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Richard Burrow's announcement comes less than three weeks after the memorial was dedicated and opened for business.
Burrow says the long weeks of preparing for that dedication took their toll on him.
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((RICHARD BURROW/D-DAY MEMORIAL DIRECTOR: I NEED TO TAKE CARE OF MYSELF AND THAT'S WHAT I'M IN THE PROCESS OF DOING. I NEED TIME TO RECOVER, I NEED TIME TO EXERCISE MORE, I NEED TIME TO GET MY THOUGHTS BACK TOGETHER ABOUT WHAT I WANT TO DO. I'VE ALMOST BECOME SO CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH THE D-DAY MEMORIAL THAT RICHARD BURROW HAS GOTTEN LOST IN THE PROCESS.)) ((BOB SLAUGHTER/D-DAY FOUNDATION CHAIRMAN: HE'S JUST BEEN A FRIEND. HE'S BEEN A REAL SOLDIER. HE'S WORKED HARD, LONG HOURS AND HE'S DONE EVERYTHING THAT WE ASKED HIM TO DO. AND I WILL MISS HIM TERRIBLY.))
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Burrow's last day is July 15th.
A nationwide search will be conducted to find his replacement.
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For the second time, President Bush is hosting a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon at the White House.
The President hopes to strengthen the fragile cease-fire between the Israelis and Palestians.
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But during a stop in New York yesterday, Sharon says the peace process is at a standstill.
He's insisting the Palestinians end all violence before negotiations can resume.
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((ARIEL SHARON/ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER: AFTER IT WILL BE COMPLETELY QUIET AND EMPHASISE THE GOVERNMENT OF ISRAEL WILL NOT NEGOTIATE UNDER FIRE AND UNDER THREAT OF TERROR. ))
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After today's meeting between Bush and Sharon, U-S Secretary of State Colin Powell will head to the Mideat for a three- day visit.

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Veteran actor Carroll O'Connor will be laid to rest today in Los Angeles.
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Yesterday, a funeral mass and viewing were held for the man who's best known for playing the ornery, but lovable Archie Bunker.
Several celebrities attended the memorial, including actor Martin Sheen.
Sheen says although the two never acted together, they bonded over their sons' drug problems.
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((MARTIN SHEEN/ACTOR AND FRIEND: HE WAS VERY PERSONALLY INVOLVED AND DEEPLY COMMITTED TO HELPING ME WITH MY SON IN A CRITICAL TIME. AND BECAUSE OF WHAT CARROLL HAD GONE THROUGH WITH HIS SON, HE CAME FROM A VERY, VERY POWERFUL PLACE. ))
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O'Connor died last week of a heart attack at the age of 76.
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Brooklyn is back in the baseball business. Coney Island is home to a new minor league stadium.
As Hazel Sanchez reports, the 30 million stadium on Coney Island may help people forgive the Dodgers for leaving town three decades ago.
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Still to come on the newscast, we'll tell you why some scientists are trying to get people to eat prune burgers,
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and a British zoo owner gets a surprise as a pregnant mare delivers a horse of a different color...and stripe.
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If you are getting ready for lunch, you may want to consider a prune burger.
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Food scientists meeting this week in New Orleans say they will try almost anything to make sure ground beef is bacteria free.
Experts at Kansas State Univeristy say the equivalent of one tablespoon of prune puree per pound of ground beef can kill more than 90 percent of e-coli bacteria.
The scientists also claim it TASTES good, as well.
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Marine biologists in Massachusetts will try agin to help an endangered whale off the coast of Cape Cod.
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The North Atlantic right whale has a fishing line entangled in his jaw. The plastic line could cause a deadly infection.
Scientists had planned on operating on the whale while it was out in the ocean, but the weather hampered their efforts.
They will try again today. Even if they succeed in removing the line, the whale's chances of surviving are slim.
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They will try again today to remove the line.
The distressed animal was first spotted two and a half weeks ago.
There are only believed to be about 300 of its kind left in the world.
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ANOTHER rare species makes her debut in England--
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A Shetland pony named Tilly has amazed her owners by giving birth to a foal, which is half-zebra.
Tilly's owners didn't even know she was pregnant until she gave birth.
They certainly didn't know she'd mated with such an exotic partner.
Tilly's previous owners had kept her in a field with a male zebra.
A horse zebra is NOT a world first-- but it is very rare.
The foal is now five days old, and is expected to grow up to be a healthy adult.
The farm plans to run a competition to name her.
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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was DOWN 92 points.

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Still to come on News 7 - Roanoke's most popular twins step up to the Auction Block
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And it's a celebration of life for the Ryman Auditorium. We'll have more on those stories after the break
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Roanoke's favorite twins are ready for battle...this time it's NOT on the field but on the auction block.
Tiki and Ronde Barrber dined with the Roanoke Valley Sports Club last night, and after dinner auctioned off autographed football helmets.
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Tiki auctioned off his Giants' helmet for 210-dollars.
Up next, Ronde challenged the crowd to beat it. His Tampa Bay helmet went for a quick 211-dollars.
The annual silent auction included a basketball signed by the entire World Champion Lakers team and a Virginia Tech helmet autographed by Frank Beamer.
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The Barbers' week long football camp opened yesterday morning here in the Star City, with 8 and 9 year olds hitting the field.
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This is the fourth year for the twins' football school. The camp is back at the River's Edge. The Barbers say after some fine- tuning, the camp is exactly how they envisioned it would be four summers ago.
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If you missed the Barbers last night at the Sports Club - tonight they'll be hanging out with the Salem Avalanche.
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Six- time national championship coach Pat Summit is spending some time in the Star City.
The Tennessee women's basketball head coah paid a visit to some alumni in the area.
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Last night she spoke with the Southwest Virginia U-T Alumni Chapter.
It was her first trip to the area, since she opted NOT to stop in 1990 when she went into LABOR while flying over Virginia.
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Pat Summit, teams have dominated college basketball, almost from the time she took the reigns of the team.
Besides winning, her trademark is probably her intensity.
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And as impressive as her win- loss record is, nearly every player she's coached has left school with a diploma.

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And before we wrap up this afternoon--
For country music fans, the decision to make Nashville's Ryman Auditorium a historical landmark was a no- brainer.
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For more than a century, the auditorium has hosted live musical acts and theatrical performances.
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((LITTLE JIMMY DICKENS/GRAND OLE OPRY MEMBER: WHEN YOU WALK ON THE STAGE AT THE RYMAN AUDITORIUM, YOU'RE BOUND TO GET A COLD CHILL AND A FEELING THAT'S UNEXPLAINABLE AND THIS BUILDING HAS THAT MAGIC." ))
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However, it almost didn't reach its National Historical status.
In the early '70s, the owners of the Ryman wanted to condemn the building.
But longtime supporters saved the structure.
In 19-94, it underwent an eight-and-half-million- dollar renovation.
But the pews, wooden stage and stained- glass windows are all part of its original design.
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