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Coming up on News 7-
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The man who owns an illegal tire dump is put on notice. HE may held liable for the big fire there.
A vigil tonight one year after Chandra Levy disappeared.
And talk about tight squeezes.. We'll show you one.
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Plus some severe weather may be headed our way.
News 7 is next.

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Gunfire and flames erupt near one of the holiest shrines in Christianity.
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It is the latest round in the battle between Israel and the Palestinians-
Tonight when Israel says it has withdrawn from Yasser Arafata's compound in Ramallah.. yet another round of violence in Bethlehem.
Aleen Sirgany has the latest.
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((The sounds of gunshots and stun grenades rocked Bethlehem as Israelis and Palestinians exchanged gunfire. The scene, the sacred Church of the Nativity, built on the site of the birth of Jesus. That's where a number of Palestinians have been holed up in the church for weeks under an Israeli siege. Flames leaped out of part of the large compound, a nightmare fire just about 50 feet from the 4th century basilica itself. But emergency crews put the blaze out before it reached the traditional birthplace of Christ. The fighting followed a major breakthrough earlier in the evening in the West Bank town of Ramallah. At nightfall a convoy of American and British vehicles rolled thru the deserted streets carrying six Palestinian prisoners wanted by Israel. They were headed to a Palestinian prison in Jericho. That set the stage for Israeli armor and men to begin pulling out of the city where they have occupied since the end of March. And at the center of the battered city, the torn and tattered presidential compound of Yasir Arafat. With Israel's withdrawal, the Palestinian leader is now free to leave. He immediately took a swipe at Israel for the gunfire in Bethlehem. Yasir Arafat/PLO President: " I ASK YOU THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY....CONDEMN THIS CRIMINAL...THIS CRIMINAL.....THIS IS A HOLY PLACE NOT ONLY FOR CHRISTIANS BUT FOR MUSLIMS AND PEOPLE THROUGHOUT THE WORLD...":))

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Virginia Tech will deal with a budget reduction of 25-million dollars by cutting more than 200 positions and reducing operating costs.
President Charles Steger broke the news in a letter to the Universty community this afternoon..
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Of the job cuts, 88 are teaching and research faculty, 55 are administrative and professional faculty, just under 20- are graduate teaching assistants and 50 are classified staff. Those numbers may change slightly after severance packages or if positions are filled with lower salary levels. Officials say personnel reductions add up to about 16 and half million dollars. Other cost cutting measures at the university include a 4-million reduction in operating costs, and a loss of over 1-million dollars in programs and services. It's not clear at this point exactly what programs or services will be affected.
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Even while dealing with the cuts, Steger says Tech will meet growth and research goals. The library is getting an increase in funding, 2-major research initiatives will continue and a capital package for construction is on track. The school's Board of Visitors will make a decision on the proposed cuts on June 4th.

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The Home Shopping Network cut 20 positions at its Salem fulfillment center... that's the entire second shift.
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They've all been offered new jobs at the company's Roanoke call center.
That facility will not be affected by the cutbacks the company calls "necessary" to deal with slow business.
All other non-management employees in Salem have been offered a 45 day leave with reduced pay and benefits.
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[Tire-Fire]


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Willie Keeling could be held financially responsible for the massive tire fire on his Roanoke County property. The Environmental Protection Agency has given Keeling notice that he could be held liable. [***NEWS 7 @ 11 GRAPHIC***]
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Teresa Hamilton has been working on the story-- and joins us now with an update.
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Jean, figuring out who will pick up the tab for fighting the fire and clean-up is a question that is difficult to answer since work is still going on at the site. But the E-P-A is apparently considering its options-- a few weeks ago, it sent a letter to Keeling and his attorney, putting Keeling on notice that he may be held responsible for the E-P-A's costs.
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During the height of the massive tire fire-- the E-P-A said it planned to spend at least one point seven million dollars to fight the fire and begin clean-up. It's a figure that could easily go up for the federal government... For intance, while putting out the fire-- crews found a one acre trash dump on Keeling's property-- debris that must also be hauled from the site in addition to the millions of burned and UN-burned tires. According to Roanoke County attorney, Paul Mahoney, the letter drafted by the E-P-A and sent to Keeling puts him on notice-- that he could be held responsible for the E-P-A's costs. The letter is a formality-- but does begin to address a question that has been on many people's minds since late March when the illegal tire dump caught fire.
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In the past-- the E-P-A has said it would do whatever it needed to recover its costs, in this case it could be to seize or to place a lien on Keeling's property which is approximately 145 acres.
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Jean, a lien would mean the property would not be free and clear for Keeling to sell-- until the government had recouped its costs.

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A proposed gas pipeline would have a limited impact on the environment... that's the finding of a government study.
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The 90-mile natural gas pipeline would run from Wythe County to Eden, North Carolina.
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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently issued the draft environmental impact statement on the planned Patriot Extension.
Duke Energy wants to build the line.
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It had all the ingredients for a tragedy: a dark night, a police officer on patrol and a man carrying what looked like an assault rifle.
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The gun, however, was fake.. and its owner complied immediately when the police officer ordered him to drop his weapon.
The confrontation has local police worried about the next person they encounter carrying a realistic-looking pellet gun.
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Pellet gun enthusiasts say the replicas are legal and perfectly safe if used and carried properly.
Police have charged the man with trespassing but don't know if he committed any other crime by carrying the fake weapon in public.
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[Blake]


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Actor Robert Blake will stay behind bars-
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A judge denied bail today-
The star of the 1970's show "Baretta" is accused of murdering his wife Bonny Lee Bakley.
In court, the 68 year old pleaded with the judge to grant him bail- He told the court he is dyslexic and has never been able to read.
He said if he must be free to examine the evidence with his attorneys.
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Blake is accused of shooting Bakley to death last year after the two had dined in a local restaurant.
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[Levy-Vigil]


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Candles flickered tonight in Washington D-C-
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outside of the apartment where Chandra Levy lived.
They are a flicker of hope that Levy will be found.
The Washington intern was last seen one year ago.
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Congressman Gary Condit admitted to a relationship with Levy- but police don't consider him a suspect.
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You'll have to pay more to operate a car in Virginia... But that could help keep you safer.
Find out how when News 7 returns.
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And 75 years later, another Lindbergh takes to the sky.
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((Hey folks this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as Catholic's J.R. Reynolds joins us to talk about his reasons for heading to Oak Hill. The Lynchburg Hillcats shutout the Pelicans of Myrtle Beach tonight. The Wood Brothers and Elliott Sadler are headed for a split. Kyle Petty's charity ride is rolling into our area.

And Johnny Oates will be honored by the Hokie this weekend. Tonight on the Big 7.))[WTC]


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A new study confirms what many suspected- the collapse of the World Trade Center was not caused by the impact of the hijacked planes-
Teri Okita has more.
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Anti-terrorism efforts have made it a little more expensive to own a car in Virginia.
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The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles increased vehicle registration fees- along with fees for driver and vehicle records- They went up by two dollars starting today.
Governor Warner says the money will bring in an extra 25-million dollars a year to fund anti-terrorism efforts.
Also effective today, the D-M-V will stop giving discounts to customers who use the mail, phone or the Internet to renew their license and registration.
The price of registering a car now is 28-dollars and 50 cents.
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Some Roanoke children celebrated Law Day today with a federal judge.
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Third-graders at Lincoln Terrace Elementary were treated to story time with Judge Roger Gregory.
Gregory talked to the students about his work as a federal appeals judge.
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Gregory is just one of the volunteers taking part in the Roanoke Bar Association's Barrister Book Buddies program.

Every week local attorneys read to students.
Gregory sits on the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
He was once the law partner of former Governor Doug Wilder.
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One Central Virginia City is up for a big honor.
That's next on News 7.
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And later, a tight squeeze for the Golden Gate Bridge.
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[Lindbergh]


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They say history repeats itself- and today that was true in New York...
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Erik Lindbergh- the grandson of pioneer Charles Lindbergh- took off on HIS solo flight to re-trace the path taken by his grandfather 75- years ago. He calls his plane the "New Spirit of St. Louis"- but unlike his grandfather's this one has the latest technology.
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Charles Lindbergh was the first to fly solo on a non-stop flight from New York to Paris. And like that flight- his grandson's trip is also expected to take more than 16- hours.
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[All-American]


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Bedford is in the running for an All-America City Award.
The National Civic League presents the award every year to recognize civic excellence.
Bedford is one of 30 finalists for this year's award.
Ten winners will be announced on June 15th.

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The April showers did some good for the lawn and gardens and May is starting off on a colorful note. And meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner says this month is full of interesting things. Here is our monthly almanac.
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JR Reynolds is officially leaving Roanoke Catholic. Steve Mason talks with JR and his new coach Steve Smith. Plus, the Hillcats whip Myrtle Beach, and Kyle Petty Charity ride is rolling into the area. But first your Extra Point -
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Johnny Oates will have his jersey number retired this weekend at Englilsh Field when the Hokies host U-Conn. The ceremony will take place at 11:45 Saturday morning. Oates, who managed the Rangers and Orioles batted 410 for the Hokies in 1966. He is a member of both the Tech and Salem Roanoke baseball hall of fames
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His college future is set at UVa, and now so is his senior year of high school. As news 7 sports first told you last Thursday, Roanoke Catholic junior guard J.R. Reynolds is headed Oak Hill Academy.
Steve Mason has more on his departure from Catholic that was finalized yesterday.
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((J.R REYNOLDS WRESTLING WITH HIS DECISION FOR A YEAR. HE LED ROANOKE CATHOLIC TO THREE PRIVATE SCHOOL STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS AND SCORED OVER 2200 POINTS AND AFTER FOUR YEARS AS A STARTER HE REALIZED IT WAS TIME FOR HIM TO MOVE ON. ((:))
Reynolds averaged 23.2 points a game this past season, but it was completion of team goals at Roanoke Catholic that prompted J.R. to make this decision. One that Oak Hill coach Steve Smith, who we spoke to by phone Wednesday, can understand. ((:))
Reynolds joins Curtis Staples as the second player from Roanoke to play for Oak Hill. J.R. talent, along with the fact that Smith returns only his sixth man from last season's team enables Reynolds to make an immediate impact. ((:)) ((:))
Reynolds will be exposed to a schedule that, year in and year out plays 5 to 8 teams ranked in the top 15 in the country. ((:))
Oak Hill has won 4 national championships. Before J.R. can help the Warriors win a 5th, he has AAU ball to take care
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The defending Eastern Conference Champions are not going quietly in the N-B-A Playoffs. The Philadelphia 76ers have forced a deciding game five friday night in Boston after beating the Celtics again last night in Philly.
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Boston Coach Jim O'Brien and his team arrived in Philadelphia needing just one win to advance. But, Philadelphia's Allen Iverson followed a 42 point performance on Sunday by scoring 28 points last night including this driving hoop to put the Sixers up by 2.
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Iverson scores the last 8 points for the Sixers as Philadelphia beats Boston 83-to-81 to tie the series at two games apiece.
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The Lynchburg Hillcats still have not been swept in a series this season. Last night the Cats beat Myrtle Beach in the final game of their 3 game set.
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The dizzy bat race was hotly contested tonight at Merritt Hutchinson Stadium. Lynchburg's B.J. Barnes will rip one all the way to the wall in center field. Josh Bonifav will score on the play from second and the Hillcats are on top 1-to-nothing in the second inning. The Hillcats make their mark again in the fourth as Ronnie Paulino hits into the fielder's choice at short and Luis Landaeta scores to make it 2-to-nothing. Yerendell Decaster then hits one to left field, the base runner Nate McLouth jumps over the ball and
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motors on home in the 7th. The Hillcats win it 3-to-nothing.
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In the major leagues this afternoon, the San Francisco played host to Philadelphia.
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And Dusty Baker didn't have Barry Bonds in the starting lineup today as his Giants faced the Phillies, but he did have Reggie Sanders.
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This solo homer in the 7th inning was the difference as the Giants beat the Phils 2-to-1 at Pac Bell Park.
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The Wood Brothers and Elliott Sadler have been the center of attention in the Winston Cup racing world today.
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Sadler confirmed this afternoon that he has asked the Wood Brothers to be released from his contract at the end of the current season that is only 10 races old.
Sadler said there is NO truth to the internet reports that said he wanted his immediate release from the team. Elliott began his Winston Cup career with the Woods in 1999 when they took a chance on him out of the Busch series. Eddie and Len Wood were tied up in meetings this afternoon and did not return our calls from the shop in Stuart.
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In one other NASCAR note, Richmond will serve as the comeback stop for Busch Grand National rookie Ricky Hendrick this Friday night.
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The 22 year old has been given medical clearance to race in the Hardee's 250 at the Richmond International Raceway.

He had been on the sidelines for eight weeks after messing up his right shoulder in a crash at Las Vegas.
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Kyle Petty's charity ride across America that began in 1995 is finally coming to our area.
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The event, which has raised more than $2 and a half million dollars for children's hospitals in its eight years of existence will begin this year's ride on June 23rd in Sonoma, California. On Saturday June 29th the convoy of cycles will ride from Cleveland, Ohio to Hot Springs where they will spend the night rise the next morning and ride from the Homestead to Petty farm in Trinity, North Carolina. Sprint is again the primary sponsor for this year's ride.
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You could call it a tight squeeze in San Francisco today.
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Four huge cargo cranes destined for the Port of Oakland made their way under the Golden Gate Bridge- It was a quite a site to see.
The cranes had an even tighter squeeze maneuvering beneath the Oakland Bay Bridge- they did so at low tide, with just two feet to spare.
Drivers on the bridge eastbound were halted to reduce weight on the bridge- (------------)