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Today on News 7 at Five, an explosion rocks a yarn dyeing factory in Rocky Mount. We will have a live report.
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Also authorities release the name of a man killed this week in a Roanoke park.


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Showers and thunderstorms continue to pop-up across the region this afternoon. I'll let you know what's in store for the rest of the evening coming up in the forecast.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Also a local media personality is sentenced to jail.
In Healthcheck tonight- we'll find out how to take the sting out of insect bites.
And Mike Stevens will check in from the Washington Redskins training camp.
News 7 at Five is next.

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Two people suffer serious burns as an explosion rocks the (Row- Nile) Ronile plant in Rocky Mount.
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It happened just before one o'clock at the plant which makes and dyes carpet yarn. Emergency officials say a boiler exploded sending employees running.
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Marya Jones has more from Rocky Mount.
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((ROLLCUE:...ROLLED FROM THE TRUCK))
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[5-Loudon-Victim]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#=502-01 1:49:48]
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The man found shot to death in Loudon Park was a 25-year-old native of Detroit, Michigan.
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[VO-NAT]
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Police say Dorian Deon Pierce had been in the Roanoke Valley about a month, and lived most recently in an apartment in Salem.
Pierce was shot twice inside a rest room at the northwest Roanoke park two days ago.
Police are still looking for his killer.
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[5-L'burg-Firefighters]


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When you dial 9-1-1, you expect help to be there.. but Lynchburg firefighters say a lack of manpower could mean delays in their response to emergency calls.
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The firefighters association is taking public its concerns about what it says is a staffing shortfall with the fire department.
The lack of personnel has forced the department to put equipment out of service, including one of the city's two squad trucks.
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((ART LIPSCOMB/L'BUR FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION: WE ARE FAST APPROACHING THE TIME WHEN WE CAN NO LONGER SEND HELP TO OUR NEIGHBORS OR HANDLE ALL THE EMERGENCIES THAT MAY ARISE IN THIS GREAT CITY. IT IS VERY SADDENING FOR THE VETERANS FO THE LYNCHBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT TO SEE THE SHAPE THE DEPARTMENT IS IN .))
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Lipscomb says the association still supports Fire Chief Buddy Martinette and his efforts to deal with the problem.


The assocation hopes public awareness will help pressure city leaders into funding more positions.
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Dry gusty winds are fueling a wildfire in the Sequoia National Forest-
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The fire is still spreading in several directions- The wilderness is so vast here- many parts have not burned for 123 years- making conditions perfect.
The groves of old Sequoia tress- Some of the oldest living things on the planet are safe.
The fire came within a couple of miles of the ancient trail of 100 Sequoias.. but the fire is not anywhere near the Sequoia national park.
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[5-Girl-Escapes]


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The search is on for two men in Philadelphia who plice say kidnapped a 7- year old girl-
That girl is now safe at home- after escaping from her captors.
Drew Levinson has more.
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((In less than 24-hours little Erica Pratt's family shed their tears of
terror for tears of joy----thrilled the seven-year old is back in her

Philadelphia home. JOSEPH MOORE/UNCLE: I DON'T KNOW THE WORDS TO DESCRIBE IT, IT WAS A VERY EMPTY AND LONELY FEELING TO HAVE ONE OF OURS TAKEN FROM THE NEST BUT WE HAVE HER BACK. Hailed by police as a "brave little girl" Erica' came home last night. Her harrowing story is one of perserverence and fortitude. Witnesses say she was nabbed Monday night by two men as she played with her sister in front of her grandmother's row house. She was dragged into a car, bound by duct tape around her arms, legs and eyes.... and left in the basement of a building 10 miles away. Somehow, Erica says she chewed through the tape, broke down the basement door, smashed a window and called to some children playing nearby. DUSTIN BALLARD, NEIGHBOR: "I HEARD HER GOING HELP, HELP, SOMEBODY HELP, SHE WAS CRYING." The children pulled Erica from the window and alerted police--who took her to the hospital. INSPECTOR WILLIAM COLARULO/PHILADELPHIA POLICE: "HER SPIRITS WERE AMAZING, SHE DID NOT SEEM LIKE ANY HUMAN BEING REGARDLESS OF HER AGE THAT WENT THROUGH THAT TYPE OF TRAUMA OR THAT KIND OF AN ORDEAL." Police say while Erica was missing--the kidnappers called her grandmother threatening to kill the girl unless they received a 150-thousand dollars. The search is now on for James Burns and Edward Johnson. Authorities say the men know the family--but her uncle wouldn't discuss it. JOSEPH MOORE/UNCLE: "ONE OF OUR CHILDREN CHILDREN WAS TAKEN FROM US AND THANK GOD WE HAVE HER BACK AND THAT IS ALL WE ARE CONCERNED WITH. And in a time when child abductions and murders are making headlines across the country--Erica's family knows just how lucky they are to have her home tonight. Drew Levinson, CBS News.))


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The leaders of Adelphia Cable are arrested amid charges of corporate corruption. We'll have the details.
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also the head of a local cable station is sentenced to jail for stealing from Walmart.
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The founder of Adelphia Cable and his two sons- are charged with stealing from the company-
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John (Ree-gas) Rigas and his two sons, Timothy and Michael Rigas are accused of bilking the now bankrupt company out of billions-
Some of those funds went to construction of a golf course- on land owned primarily by the family.
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((LARRY THOMPSON/DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL: THE DEFENDANTS INTENTIONALLY SUBMITTED FALSE INFORMATION TO LENDERS AND MADE FALSE STATEMENTS TO THE PUBLIC IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN THEIR FALLING COMPANY'S STOCK PRICES.))
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Federal authorities say the company fraudulently excluded billions of dollars in liabilities from its financial statements, falsified statistics, inflated its earnings to meet Wall Street's expectations and concealed "rampant self-dealing by the Rigas family."
Adelphia Communications is based in Pennsylvania- it provides cable to millions in the U-S including several communities in this region.

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After five larceny convictions, Charles Rourke was sentenced today to serve time in jail ...for the first time.
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The Henry County Cable T-V operator will most likely be allowed to serve the 90-day sentence on work release. Rourke told the judge the embarrassment of being caught stealing C-D's from WalMart should keep him from doing anything like that again.
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((THE HELL I'VE CREATED FOR THOSE AROUND ME IS ENOUGH... NOT A DAY GOES BY THAT I THINK OF MY MOTHER WHO HAS TO FACE THE PUBLIC (:12) MY EMPLOYEES WHO HAVE TO FACE THE PUBLIC. I DID SOMETHING STUPID.))
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Rourke was given until August 9th to report to jail. By then, he should know if he qualifies for work release.
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Henry County Sheriff Frank Cassell (Castle) says he has about 20 inmates now on work release. They pay 25 dollars up front, plus 10 dollars a day for electronic monitoring and must follow strict rules.

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In health check tonight,
Knowing the warning sings of a severe allergic reaction to a bee sting or insect bite could save your life.
Every year more than 500 people are hospitalized because of them and 90 of those people actually die.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with some advice
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Jean,
It's normal to have irritation and redness from a bite or sting.
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But it's when the rash or irritation spreads or there is an increase in the itching that you should seek medical attention.
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Bee's and other insects are everywhere this time of year increasing your chances of getting stung or bitten. And if you do, there are certain indications you're having a serious allergic reaction.
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((THE IMMEDIATE THING THAT NEEDS IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION IS ANY TYPE OF FACIAL SWELLING, TONGUE SWELLING,SHORTNESS OF BREATH AND WHEEZING THOSE COULD INDICATE A LIFE THREATENING REACTION TO WHATEVER IT WAS YOU WERE IN CONTACT WITH)) [RUNS09]
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Ticks are another insect that can cause serious medical problems -- some, particularly the deer tick carry lyme disease...left untreated it can lead to nervous disorders, heart problems and joint swelling and pain.
One signs of lyme disease --is a lesion that forms at the site of the bite that usually looks like a bull's eye.
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((THE IMPORTANT TO KNOW LYME DISEASE IS THAT THE TICK HAVE TO BE ON YOUR SKIN FOR ABOUT 48 HOURS BEFORE IT CAN TRANSMIT LYME'S TO YOU)) [RUNS13]
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But in general the best thing to do for most bites and stings is...
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((COLD COMPRESSES, ANTIHISTAMINE CREAMS, CORTISONE CREAMS, AND JUST CLOSE OBSERVATION )) [RUNS08]
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If those aren't working a doctor can give you a stronger cortisone cream or other ointment to help with the irritation.
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Jean,

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Lewis-Gale Medical Center unveils its latest technonolgy to reduce medication errors.
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It's called e-Mar or electronic medication adminstration record.
The system keeps track of the patients medications through a bar code system. A bar code on the medicine connects to a bar code the patient wears on a wrist band.
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((IT MAKES SURE WE GET THE RIGHT PATIENT, THE RIGHT MEDICATION, THE RIGHT ROUTE, THE RIGHT DOSE...AND IT'S REALLY JUST A TOOL FOR PATIENT SAFETY))
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The hospital's pharmacy is in the process of making sure every medication has bar code.
Officials hope this will prevent medication errors that can cause serious injury.
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((IT CAN BE SOMETHING AS SIMPLE AS A STOMACH ACHE AND SOMETHING AS SERIOUS AS A RENAL FAILURE, KIDNEY FAILURE..A REACTION WITH THE LUNGS... SO IT CAN BE SERIOUS IF THE WRONG MEDICATION IS GIVEN))
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Lewis-Gale plans to start using the system in August.
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Doctors across the country can now offer more flexibility to Americans with bad knees-
A new replacement knee is being used in operating rooms across the country.
Dr. Mike Rosen reports.
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((A LIFELONG ATHLETE...66-YEAR OLD JOHN HAMILTON CAN'T EVEN IMAGINE NOT BEING ABLE TO EXERCISE. WHEN THE PAIN OF A CHILDHOOD INJURY TO HIS LEFT KNEE FORCED HIM TO GIVE UP BEING AN ENDURANCE ATHLETE-- HE TURNED TO THE MARTIAL ARTS...AND THEN TO WEIGHT LIFTING.

SOT: JOHN HAMILTON/KNEE IMPLANT PATIENT

OVER THE LAST -- PROBABLY TWO MONTHS-- IT JUST GOT WORSE. ALL THE TIME HURTS-- ALL THE TIME. LIKE SITTING NOW-- IT HURTS.
..THE PAIN TOO CONSTANT TO IGNORE ANYMORE... JOHN DECIDED ON A NEW KNEE REPLACEMENT IMPLANT. THE SURGERY IS NOT NEW-- BUT THE IMPLANT... IS A NEW DESIGN... BUILT TO MAKE THE PATIENT'S NEW KNEE MORE FLEXIBLE THAN EVER.

SOT: DR. GILES SCUDERI/ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON, BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CTR.

THE KNEE AS IT BENDS FLEX AND THAT'S ABOUT 125- OR 130 DEGREES OF FLEXION. WHAT WE ARE ABLE TO ACHIEVE WITH THIS DESIGN IS 155-DEGREES OF FLEXION.
STANDUP: IT DOESN'T SOUND LIKE THAT MUCH....25-30-DEGREES OF FLEXIBILITY.... BUT IT COULD MEAN THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SAY....BENDING YOUR KNEE BACK A LITTLE...OR BEING ABLE TO TOUCH YOUR BUTTOCKS WITH YOUR FOOT.
TRACK: MOST OF DR. SCUDERI'S PATIENTS -- LIKE JOHN-- HAVE TRIED OTHER HOME REMEDIES...EVEN SURGERIES.

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THESE PATIENTS ARE SUFFERING-- IT'S A QUALITY OF LIFE ISSUE. THEY'RE DISABLED.

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...BUT AFTER SURGERY ...A 4-5 DAY HOSPITAL STAY... AND WEEKS OF PHYSICAL REHABILITATION...THEY'RE UP AND --RUNNING-- WELL, MAYBE NOT QUITE RUNNING.

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THIS IS NOT A SPORTS KNEE. THIS IS NOT A KNEE THAT WILL ALLOW THEM TO JUMP OR RUN FASTER...
...THOSE DAYS MAY BE OVER-- EVEN FOR JOHN...WHO UNDERWENT THE SURGERY THAT AFTERNOON...BUT OTHER SPORTS THAT REQUIRE LESS IMPACT ON THE KNEE-- BUT GREAT FLEXIBILITY-- LIKE TENNIS...CYCLING...CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING...ARE JUST THREE MONTHS OF PHYSICAL THERAPY AWAY. DR. MIKE ROSEN, CBS NEWS NEW YORK.))

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Still to come on the newscast,
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The Washington Redskins hope to improve over last season. Mike Stevens will tell us what they are planning in today's Sportsticker.
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Coming up next, we'll see if investors returned to Wall Street today.
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Then a little later, we will tell you about a Florida woman's rude awakening.
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[5-Marketwatch]


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After weeks of selling, the bulls have returned to Wall Street with a vengeance.
Blue chips powered higher, giving the Dow Jones industrial average its second best point day ever.
Alexis Christoforous reports
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Day Number two of the Washington Redskins training camp is wrapping up at this hour in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Mike Stevens has the two minute ticker from there tonight, where the catch phrase of camp is "what a difference a year makes."
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A woman in Florida had an unexpected guest this morning, just in time for her morning commute.
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Jennifer Erskine was getting ready to head off to work when she noticed an alligator napping under her car.
She called police and a short time later a trapper came to the house, woke up the critter and wrestled it out from under the car.
After the protesting gator was tied and taped, the trapper took a measurement; almost seven feet long.
Husband Jimmy was awakened with the news.
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(("HE WAS ASLEEP AND I SAID HONEY THERE'S AN ALLIGATOR SLEEPING UNDER MY CAR. HE SAID NO WAY, GO AWAY I'M SLEEPING(LAUGHS)"
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"AT FIRST I DIDN'T BELIEVE HER, NO BUT I CAME OUT THEN I SAW THE YELLOW STRIPES ON THE TAIL, I WAS LIKE OH OH."))
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The gator was taken away to be released in another part of the state where the Erskines hope he will stay.
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