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They played a vital role in World War two.
Coming up on NEWS 7 at six.
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A group of flight nurses reunite at the D-Day Memorial in Bedford to reminisce about their experience and years gone by.
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Plus, the latest on efforts to help flood victims in West Virginia.

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In sports, the Michael Vick era gets a big boost at training camp this week, tennis continues to be popular at the Commonwealth games.
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And David Duvall shares the lead with four other players after three rounds of the British Open.
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A beautiful summer day leads to a clear and cool night but showers are just around the corner. Our weather forecast is just ahead.
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A special reunion of women at the D-Day Memorial today... Without them... Many of the men who made it through World War Two could NEVER have survived.
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Good evening I'm Teresa Hamilton.

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The D-Day Memorial in Bedford hosts veterans every day.
Today - World War II flight nurses from near and far gathered under Overlord arch. Kate Weidaw tells us how time and the hardship of war never tore this group apart.
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((They came from all parts of the country - but during World War Two these women found 25 sisters they never knew.
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The 8-18-th squadron of flight nurses met in Kentucky during training but were quickly taken to England when the war began.

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((EVELYN KOWALCHUCK: IF IT WEREN'T FOR US, HONEY SOME OF THOSE BOYS WOULD NOT HAVE MADE IT.))
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While Kowalchuck and the other nurses spent their days flying to France, Belgium, and Holland to take care of the wounded soldiers, a bond was forming among the group.

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((CATHERINE BAUCKE: WE JUST DID THE SAME THING ALL THE TIME AND HAD A GREAT TIME, I MET MY HUSBAND OVER THERE, THAT WAS GOOD.))
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Ten others out of the group found their mate and walked down the aisle over seas. Baucke says finding a good man wasn't difficult in war-time Europe.

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((CATHERINE BAUCKE: WITH ALL THESE THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS OF MEN IT WAS GREAT!))
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57 years later the group has gone from 25 to 11 - but they still make a point to see each other every other year.

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((EVELYN KOWALCHUCK: WE DON'T LOOK AT THE WRINKLES OR ANYTHING WE JUST TALK, WE JUST TELL THE SAME FUNNY STORIES TIME AND TIME AGAIN.))
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Kowalchuck was able to tell her stories to President Bush as she escorted him in for the D-Day Dedication in June.
[NAT SOUND] ((I TOLD THE PRESIDENT I DON'T SHAKE HANDS I HUG SO WE HUGGED.))
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For many in the group it was their first time seeing the Bedford D-Day Memorial.

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((INEZ GLASS: I KNEW IT WAS GOING TO BE MEANINGFUL BUT NEVER DREAMED IT WOULD BE THIS MEANINGFUL IT IS JUST BEAUTIFUL.))
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As time takes its toll, many women in the group say this could be the last time they meet face-to-face, here.

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((INEZ GLASS: WE'LL MEET AGAIN WE'LL MEET AGAIN IN HEAVEN IF WE CAN'T MEET ON THIS EARTH WE'LL MEET UP THERE.))
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Kate Weidaw News7 Bedford.))


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A Thaxton man is dead after an accident in the Goodview area of Bedford County last night. State Police report that 34-year-old Edward Andrew Mann was a passenger in a Pontiac Trans Am that overturned... after running off of Route 619. Mann was apparently a passenger in the vehicle... He was pronounced dead at the scene shortly before midnight.

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Roanoke's Superintendent of schools is defending his school system's hiring practices... after drawing fire for hiring employees with a criminal past.
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Wayne Harris says he uses discretion in hiring if applicants have a criminal background. This comes after an audit found at least 30 employees with a criminal history. [take pre-pro] Harris says a portion of that number are NO longer employed with the school system while others still on the payroll were convicted of crimes that took place five to 20 years ago. [take vids] Whatever the case-- Harris says parents do not need to worry about their children's safety.
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((DR. WAYNE HARRIS: WE TAKE GREAT CARE IN WHO WE HIRE TO MAKE CERTAIN THAT WE ARE NEVER GOING TO PUT A CHILD OR AN EMPLOYEE IN HARMS WAY.))
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Harris says any employee who does not indicate to Human Resources that they have a criminal record will be fired if it is discovered in a background check.
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He also says all applicants are required to submit to a background check... but many times it takes 4 to 6 months... which means the applicant is hired by the school system before the check is completed.







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Tobacco growers are expected to sell much less of the golden leaf at auction this year.
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That's because many growers plan to sell their crop directly to cigarette companies and leaf merchants. One year ago-- 17- auction houses operated during the selling season. This year-- only nine will be in operation. The flue-cured tobacco auction markets are scheduled to open Wednesday.
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Flood victims in Southwest Virginia have received nearly half a MILLION dollars in disaster assistance so far... following devastating flooding earlier this month. A federal official says about half of the more than 200 residents of Tazewell County who applied for assistance have been approved. That financial help includes housing, grants and loans.

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Flood victims in WEST Virginia are getting some help from folks in Roanoke County.
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Larry Smith of Copper Hill decided to use his trailer to gather food and supplies. [tape 01-19 1:28:18]
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Smith says he travels through West Virginia frequently and was devastated when he saw what happened. So he thought he would help out.
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((LARRY SMITH:WE'RE NEEDING ESSENTIAL GOODS LIKE FOOD, CLOTHING, TOILETRY ITEMS, CLEANING SUPPLIES AND BOTTLED WATER JUST THE BASICS.))
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The Kroger on the corner of Colonial Avenue and Route 221 in Roanoke County is lending a few parking spaces for his cause. If you have something you would like to donate, Smith will be back there next weekend from 10 until 5.
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The explosion of OxyContin abuse in recent years captures the eye of M-T-V producers. We'll tell you what they're doing with the story, coming up. And...
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still ahead in Time Off... a reconstructed village brings back to life the customs of Native Americans who lived nearby - as far back as the 13-th century. News 7 at 6 will be right back.
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A drug that has taken a deadly toll in Southwest Virginia has captured the attention of M-T-V and H-B-O producers.

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OxyContin has been linked to more than 120 deaths across the country. More than three DOZEN overdose death in Southwest Virginia have been blamed on the powerful painkiller. M-T-V producers showed up at a Drug Coalition meeting in Gilbert, West Virginia this week. The cable music channel plans to air a special on OxyContin abuse in November. H-B-O is also working on a documentary about the drug.
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Roanoke residents got a chance to meet "one on one" today with some of the people who keep their community safe.


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The city held its annual Citizen Appreciation Day earlier at the Roanoke Civic Center. Residents and their children had an opportunity to talk with police and firefighters in a fun- filled environment. Firefighters gave children a tour of their trucks... while police held canine demonstrations and offered child safety seat checks. All in an effort to develop a positive rapport with the public.
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((CRIME IS NOT ONLY A POLICE MATTER IT'S A CITIZEN MATTER. THIS IS GIVING THEM AN OPPORTUNITY T O GET INFORMATION FROM RESIDENTS ON ISSUES IN THEIR COMMUNITY IT'S ALSO AN OPPORTUNITY FOR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND COMMUNITY TO COME TOGETHER BECAUSE THERE NEEDS TO BE TRUST BETWEEN POLICE AND THE COMMUNITY TO RESOLVE ISSUES IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD.))
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Advance Auto also displayed its Eagle One Winston Cup racing car. The annual event wrapped up this afternoon.
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Native Americans in Bland County are preserving history - while bringing it BACK to life. In this week's Time Off - Shannon Young takes us to Wolf Creek Indian Village.
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((If Indian tradition places importance on stories, then Wolf Creek Indian Village is the ultimate tale. The reconstructed village is built to the specifications of a real one found just 200-feet away during the early 1970's.
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((It's pre-European. There were three carbon datings came back on this site. One was 1215, the other one was late 1400's, the other was 1520. All of these dates would have been before white man was in this area.))
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After donning clothing made of animal hide, "guides" - as they're known - go about the business of life as it may have been pre-history. Experts aren't sure which tribe lived here, but they do know a little about its lifestyle.
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((The goal of the village is to show people how these people survived, some of the things they used and some of the things they did. Educational.))
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You are free to wander through the wigwams, noting the way Indians used every part of nature, wasting nothing. You can watch as guides demonstrate flintknapping, the process of breaking down rock, and exhibit pottery and cordage skills. Or learn to start fire without the help of matches. And always feel free to explore with your sense of touch.
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((Young people, for instance, get to work in the clay or make a little bracelet before they leave the village out of grass. So, that's how they learn.))
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And in the process, help pass on the tale of a people long gone, but not forgotten. Shannon Young, News 7, Bastian.))

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Still to come on News 7 at 6 -
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Quiltmaking... as art... We'll take you to one local library that's a virtual patchwork of color this weekend. Stay with us.
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Bedford Central Library is draped in color this weekend.
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Around 130 quilts are on display -representing the works of DOZENS of local quilters. The annual Quilt-Show began five years ago as a one-day event. This year's exhibit went up Wednesday - and is on display until tomorrow... It's sponsored by the Peaks and Pieces Quilt Guild and Friends of the Bedford Public Library. Organizers say the exhibit is a labor of love... and more.
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((8:20:14 -- IT'S REALLY A FRIENDSHIP THING ... WE GAVE 50 QUILTS TO THE SHERIFF'S DEPT THIS YEAR PLUS NURSING HOME WE'VE GIVEN A LOT OF IT IS CHARITY WORK... WE ALL ENJOY WORKING TOGETHER - 8:20:28-ish))
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[vo-nat] The Quilt Show wraps up Sunday. You can catch it between 1 o'clock and 4-30 tomorrow afternoon.
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Meet a local man who specializes in the renovation of a Different kind of transportation.
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Ted Hughes is a retired VDOT engineer who has found a second career in carriage restoration.
People from around the country bring their old carriages, sleighs and surries to have Hughes restore them in his Amherst County workshop.
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[TAKE PROFILE PROMO BOARD FS]
He's is one of just a handful of buggy experts in the mid- Atlantic region.
You can see his story in this week's "Virginia Profile" tomorrow morning on News7.
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And coming up in sports, The Twins and Mariners battled in Minnesota today all eyes were on Michael Vick as the Fa

lcons opened training camp.
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And Jack Sprague wins the truck race at Loudon, New Hampshire.
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Four players are tied for the lead after three rounds of the British open.
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[SUPER=03-Lytham, England/ABC SPORTS; :]


Ian Woosnam, Bernhard Langer, Alex Cejka (CHAY'-kuh) and David Duval are tied at 6 under.
Duval had the best round of the day when he shot a 65. The pressure is on Duval because 9 other players are tied at 5 under par including first and second round leader Colin Montgomerie.
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The Michael Vick craze has caught fire in Atlanta and in other cities around the country.
Steve Mason checks in on the Vick pulse in Greensville, South Carolina at training camp.
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Day two of the Commonwealth Games as the sporting events continue throughout the Roanoke Valley and surrounding areas.
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Tennis is one of the more popular sporting events in the games. This year the numbers are down but tournament officials are able to hold more matches in deciding the gold medal winners.
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Players from all corners of the state compete in the tennis tournament. And as usual the competition is as strong as ever.
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Minnesota and Seattle, The top 2 teams in the Central and West hooked up in Minneapolis today.
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Seattle jumped out to the early lead when John Olerud hits this single to centerfield scoring Mark Mclemore giving the Mariners a 1 to nothing lead.
Still in the first, Al Martin gets all of this pitch hitting a three run homer over the right field wall and the Mariners led 4 to nothing.
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The Twins scored 2 in the bottom of the second Jacque Jones hits a double to left field scoring a run to make it 4 to 2 and Seattle goes on to win it 6 to 3.
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The Craftsman truck series made a stop in New Hampshire today for the running of the New England 200.
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Jack Sprague started on the pole and he would take the checkered flag winning his second truck race of the season.
Sprague, The two time champion, picks up his 21-st career win.
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Travis Kvapil was second followed by Dennis Setzer, Ricky Hendrick and Ted Musgrave. Stacy Compton was ninth.
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