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Coming up on News 7-
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A fire knocks out power to downtown Roanoke.
Tired of junk email? So is the Governor. How the state is cracking down.
Also, horses are more suspectible to West Nile Virus. How to protect them coming up.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


And a top Derby horse is hurt.
News 7 is next.

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A transformer fire underground causes major disruptions in downtown Roanoke tonight.
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[Roanoke-Fire]


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The fire broke out just before nine near the corner of Jefferson street and Franklin Road.
Firefighters responded to reports of an explosion and found flames shooting into the air.
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Justin McLeod is in Downtown Roanoke tonight. What can you tell us?
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[Israel-Blast]


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A blast rocked a Tel Aviv beach front cafe early Wednesday morning.
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Israeli police say the explosion killed three people and injured more than 46 others.
They think a suicide bomber is responsible.
The blast happened at a popular nightclub close to the U-S embassy.
The suicide bomber apparently did not make it into the club but blew himself up in front of the bar.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The blast comes shortly after the first Palestinian Prime Minister was approved.
68-year-old Mahmoud Abbas (mahk-MOOD' ah-BAHS') is pledging to disarm militias and enforce the rule of law. He'll have to work with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, who has already objected to his Cabinet selections.

[Iraq]


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Some Iraqi's took to the streets today shouting Down with Bush.
This comes one day after American soldiers opened fire on anti American demonstrators.
Now, as Chris Lawrence reports, many are lashing out at the U-S troops.
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[SUPER=203-Fallujah, Iraq; :00]
[SUPER=201-Lt. Devin Woods/U. S. Army; :39]
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[SUPER=219-Chris Lawrence/CBS News; 1:30]
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((IN THE TOWN OF FALLUJAH ... U.S. SOLDIERS HELD BACK THE CROWDS ... BUT NOT THEIR ANGER. "Down, down Bush!" ONE DAY AFTER THE SHOOTING INCIDENT INVOLVING AMERICAN TROOPS, RESIDENTS RETURNED TO POINT OUT THE BLOOD STAINS AND THE BULLET HOLES. THEY ALSO TOOK TIME TO BURY THE DEAD. A LOCAL HOSPITAL SAYS AT LEAST 13 PEOPLE WERE KILLED -- AND ANOTHER 75 WOUNDED -- DURING A DEMONSTRATION. PROTESTERS SAY THIS WAS A PEACEFUL GATHERING OUTSIDE A SCHOOL OCCUPIED BY AMERICAN TROOPS. BUT SOLDIERS INSIST THEY WERE FIRED AT FIRST. LT. DEVIN WOODS/U.S. ARMY: "It was a planned attack it seemed like. They had us on 2 sides. We did everything we could to ensure that our soldiers were safe and we did not fire first." BUT WHEN PATIENTS RECOVERING AT THE HOSPITAL WERE ASKED IF THE CROWD HAD ANY WEAPONS, THEIR ANSWER WAS THE SAME. PATIENT - no name given: "No (waves hands) ... none of them." U.S. TROOPS WON'T BE PULLING OUT OF FAJULLAH JUST YET. BUT THEY ARE LEAVING IRAQ'S NEIGHBOR -- SAUDI ARABIA. TEN THOUSAND OF THEM WILL BE GONE BY THE END OF THE SUMMER, IN THE BIGGEST WITHDRAWAL SINCE THE FIRST GULF WAR. DEFENSE SECRETARY DONALD RUMSFELD ANNOUNCED THE PLAN ON A TRIP THROUGH SAUDI ARABIA. DONALD RUMSFELD/DEFENSE SECRETARY: "They'll leave here grateful for the support and cooperation that the Kingdom provided." IT'S A SYMBOLIC MOVE AS WELL ...WITH RESENTMENT GROWING OVER AMERICANS' PRESENCE IN THE LAND WHERE ISLAM WAS BORN. BUT BACK HERE IN BAGHDAD, THE ARMY IS SENDING IN REINFORCEMENTS. SOME FOUR-THOUSAND MILITARY POLICE AND OTHER TROOPS WILL BE DEPLOYED TO HELP RESTORE ORDER TO THE CAPITAL. CHRIS LAWRENCE, CBS NEWS, BAGHDAD.))

[Dublin-Church]


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Federal agents out of Washington are now helping in the investigation of a church fire in Dublin.
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The Dublin United Methodist Church caught fire yesterday, for the second time this month. Officials say they've now called in arson specialists out of D-C to help with the investigation, although they say it's still too early to say whether either fires were in fact arson.
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((RONNIE MCCLURE/DUBLIN FIRE CHIEF: IT'S STANDARD TO HAVE ATF INVESTIGATING CHURCH FIRES. COURSE THEY DO OTHER THINGS BUT MAINLY CHURCH FIRES. ))
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The area of the church that was destroyed dates back to the late 1800s. But, while a piece of history is gone, members of the church say their faith is not.
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((REV. MIKE TRAVIS: TOLD SOME FOLKS IN THE PARKING LOT LAST NIGHT THE CHURCH DIDN'T BURN, THE CHURCH WAS GATHERED UP IN THE PARKING LOT. ))
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Travis says morning services will go on as usual this Sunday...inside the church picnic shelter.
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[Monty-Courthouse]


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Montgomery County officials hope to re-open the County Courthouse and Jail for most regular business tomorrow morning.

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The business was anything but regular this afternoon, after a water main sprung a leak. All that water forced county officials to close down offices, shut down courts, and cancel jail visitation. The flooding caused substantial water damage -- but no apparent structural harm. The greatest damage appears to be in Clerk of Circuit Court's basement offices County officials don't know yet if those offices can re-open tomorrow, but all others should be back in business.
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[Lights]


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We hoped to bring you an update tonight on the status of lighted fields at Hidden Valley High School.
But due to breaking news, we won't be able to air that story.

[Missing-Boy]


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It could be weeks before a North Carolina woman knows if an Illinois boy is her son.
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[SUPER=03-Sampson Co., NC]

Tristan "Buddy" Myers has been missing for two and a half years, but investigators now say they may have found him. Eli Quick of Illinois has the same scar and speech impediment as Buddy- now all they need is the same DNA.
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((RAVEN MYERS/ BUDDY'S MOTHER: IT'S GOING TO TAKE 6 WEEKS AND IT'S GOING TO BE THE LONGEST 6 WEEKS IN MY LIFE..))
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Police say a man brought Eli Quick to a hospital in a Chicago suburb. When the man could not name any of the boy's family members authorities called social services.
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((WILLIAM MALONEY/CHIEF OF EMERGENCY ROOM: WE'RE TRAINED TO RECOGNIZE THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF ABUSE OR NEGLECT.))
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Social workers have been trying to confirm the boy's identity, but they said the boy may have been brainwashed. Buddy Myers lived with his aunt and disappeared after wandering away from home in October 2000. Buddy's teenage mother was unable to care for him. Now she says she wants to be the mom she never got to be.
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How many junk e-mails do you get everyday?
Soon the people who send them could end up being sent to prison.
We'll tell you why.
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Also tonight horses are particularly susecptible to one deadly summertime disease. How to protect them when we come back.
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[Sports-preview]


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(( Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as Bruce Smith gets a DUI in Tidewater - It's coaches gone wild at Iowa State University, the derby favorite has a slight injury, plus soccer from the Blue Ridge and the inspiring story of Glenvar's Larry Wood - tonight on the Big 7.))

[West-Nile]


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Although few humans die from the West Nile Virus, a horse that contracts the Virus and develops symptoms has a high risk of death.
The U-S-D-A says last year 35-percent of the horses either had to be euthanized or died from the disease.
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That's why veterinarians are encouraging pet owners to get their horses vaccinated.
The vaccine has to be adminstered in two doses three to six weeks apart. And the horse needs a booster every year after that.
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((DR. JOHN DASCANIO/VIRGINIA TECH VETERINARIAN; THEY FOUND THAT THE VACCINE EVEN AT A YEAR DURATION TENDS TO BE 90 TO 95 PERCENT PROTECTIVE. SO AS FAR AS EQUINE VACCINES GO IT'S A VERY GOOD VACCINE FOR US TO USE))
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Infected mosquitos transfer the virus to horses.
Horses are very susceptible to it because they don't have a natural immunity to the virus like they do for some of the other equine diseases.
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Last year 47 horses in Virginia were diagnosed with the West Nile virus.

[Toronto-SARS]


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As of tomorrow, theWorld Health Organization is lifting its warning against "non-essential" travel to Toronto.
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That after Canada lobbied the W-H-O saying it has not seen any new cases in the community at large for the past three weeks.
In return, Canada is promising to do more to prevent the spread of SARS.
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[Bush-AIDS]


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President Bush is working to prevent the spread of AIDS.
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He's urging Congress to pass a 15 billion dollar plan that would fund education programs and buy drugs to treat AIDS victims.
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((PRESIDENT BUSH: HIV, AIDS IS A TRAGEDY FOR MILLIONS OF MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN AND IT THREATENS THE SABILITY OF ENTIRE COUNTRIES AND OF OUR WORLD.))
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Africa is hit especially hard by AIDS. It's estimated some 30 million Africans are living with the disease.

[Jones]


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A Lynchburg man faces up to three life terms in prison after pleading guilty to murder this morning in Campbell County.
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23-year-old Bryan Keith Jones was charged along with two others in the shooting death of 25-year-old Tony Stone last August.
Stone was shot to death inside his Lynch Station home during an apparent robbery in which the suspects stole money and crack cocaine.
Authorities say Jones provided the guns and acted as a lookout while a 16-year-old boy entered the home and shot Stone during a struggle.
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Jones pled guilty to seven charges including first degree murder, burglary and robbery.
He could get three life terms plus 24 years when he's sentenced later this summer.

[AOL-Spam]


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Virginia now boasts the toughest anti-spam law in the country.
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Governor Mark Warner today joined Attorney General Jerry Kilgore and representatives from the internet industry in signing two bills that raise the penalty for sending junk e-mails in bulk. Hackers and spammers could face a felony sentence of one to five years in prison and a fine. They could also have their profits and property siezed.
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((GOV. MARK WARNER: THAT COMBINATION COMBINED WITH A FEW CONVICTIONS IS GOING TO DO MORE TO PUT AN END TO SPAM THAN ANYTHING THAT'S COME BEFORE.))
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Of the 26 states that have laws against spam, Virginia's is the toughest. Half the internet traffic in the *world* passes through the Commonwealth. One reason is that AOL is headquartered in Northern Viriginia. It's estimated spam accounts for 45 to 70-percent of all e-mail.
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She wanted to spend time with her boyfriend. Instead she may end up spending time in jail.
More on a teenagers terror hoax.
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And scene that's becoming more common in many urban areas.
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[Cruise-Ship]


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A California woman just wanted to get out of a family trip and see her boyfriend. Now she could face ten years in prison for violating terrorism laws.
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20 year old Kelley Marie Ferguson was apparently not happy to be on board the Legend of the Seas cruise ship.
Four days after the ship left a Mexican port, prosecutors say she wrote two notes threatening Americans on board.
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((ED KUBO/U. S. ATTORNEY; THE DEFENDANT SAID SHE NEVER WANTED TO GO ON THIS CRUISE SHIP WITH HER FAMILY TO BEING WITH AND THAT SHE WROTE THESE NOTES HOPING THAT IT WOULD SHORTEN HER TIME ON THE CRUISE THEREBY ALLOWING HER TO RETURN TO HER BOYFRIEND IN ORANGE COUNTY CALIFORNIA.))
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The ship was diverted from one Hawaiian port to another where 120 law enforcement officers and 15 bomb sniffing dogs searched the ship.
Prosecutors say the women never showed regret or remorse for her actions.
The Joint Terrorism Task Force says it will treat the threat as seriously as if Ferguson intended to do harm.
The woman's family says it was just a mistake made my a young person.
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[Outdoor-Dining]


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Today's special is outdoor dining.
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"Tavern On The Market" is once again the first downtown restaurant to get outside dining up and running for customers.
But they won't be unique for long. In this, the second year of the outdoor dining program for the City of Roanoke, at least nine restaurants have applied. Last year there were only two.
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((BOB BENGTSON/ROANOKE DIR. OF PUBLIC WORKS; I THINK FOLKS HAVE SEEN THAT INITIAL RISK TAKEN AND ARE SATISFIED THAT IT IS CERTAINLY SOMETHING THAT CAN BE DONE AND CAN SUCCEED IN DOWNTOWN ROANOKE.))
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Tavern On The Market owner Matthew Anderson says he expects his business to dramatically increase with outdoor dining.
City officials started the program to bring a sense of vibrancy to downtown. They expect it to grow each year. The permit process for restaurants involves fees, seating plans along with compliance with the ABC laws and fire regulations.
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[S-Extra]


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Soccer and Avalanche highlights are on the way, plus a DUI for Bruce, a disaster for Eustachy, and a miracle for Larry Wood. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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[SUPER=03-Louisville, KY; :00]

Kentucky Derby favorite - "Empire Maker" bruised a foot during practice at Churchill Downs today. His trainer Bobby Frankel says he will walk him tomorrow and thinks he should be fine for the Derby.
Dr. Ken Reed, a veterinarian, examined the foot and also said the horse should be fine by Saturday's 6:04pm post time. Post position will be drawn tomorrow at five.
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[S-Avs]


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The Salem Avalanche and Kinston Indians played game two of their three game series tonight at Salem Memorial. Last night Salem won in 11 innings.
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[SUPER=03-Salem/Indians vs. Avalanche; :00]

Once again Salem had to play from behind. In the bottom of the sixth, down by two, Hector Gimenez (YIM-UH NEZ) rips one into right field. Todd Self will try to score on the play from second. But he's tagged on a very close play. The score remains 4-to-2. Later in the sixth, Salem would get within a run as Joe Lydic dribbles one to third with two outs. He Trevor Mote scores from third as Lydic beats out the infield single. It's now 4-to-3.
[super=37-Kinston/6/Salem/3;]

But that was it. Kinston got three insurance runs to seal the deal. The Indians win game two of the series 6-to-3.
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[ANCHOR=MIKE]
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In one scheduling note - this coming Saturday's game with Myrtle Beach has been moved to 2:05 in the afternoon to avoid any conflicts with the Franklin Graham festival in the adjacent Salem Stadium that night.

[S-Soccer]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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In high school soccer this afternoon - the Hidden Valley Titans played host to Lord Botetourt.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Cavaliers vs. Titans; :00]

The Titans have played well for the most part in this their first season. In the opening half - Phillip Coldiron gets this save in goal. The Titans then started to apply some pressure on the offensive end. The throw-in is on line, but the header goes right to the Botetourt goalie. However, Hidden Valley would keep coming - Jordan Hahn's crossing shot is defected, but Ben Anderson and Zach Kennedy close in on the rebound as Kennedy rams it home.
[super=34-Lord Botetourt/1/Hidden Valley/2;]

Hidden Valley beats Lord Botetourt 2-to-1 and improves to 7-and-3 on the season.
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[S-Bruce]


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Washington Redskins defensive end Bruce Smith has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after he was stopped for speeding in Virginia Beach.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ashburn; :00]

The 39-year-old member of the Tech board of visitors was ticketed for going 61 in a 45 mile per hour zone when he was pulled over at 2:21 a.m. Sunday Lawrence M. Cardon, Smith's attorney, said today Smith's blood-alcohol breath test registered point 07, which is below the state legal limit of point 08. He believes that the case eventually will be dismissed. Smith was released on a personal recognizance bond.
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[S-Larry]


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Some interesting hoop news continues to develop in the midwest.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NCAA; :00]

The pressure is mounting at Iowa State for the University to fire head basketball coach Larry Eustachy. The 47 year old has done a great job on the bench leading the Cyclones in the Big 12. In fact, he was voted national coach of the year in 2000. But off the court he has some problems. Eustachy was photographed drinking at a party in a Columbia, Missouri apartment during the early-morning hours of Jan. 22, after his Cyclones lost to the Missouri Tigers. The photos show Eustachy drinking while embracing and kissing or being kissed by college aged women. The Des Moines Register ran the photos yesterday and today the paper called for his resignation. Eustachy said through his attorney that alcohol played a role in his behavior. He is the highest paid state employee in Iowa. He and his wife have two sons ages 10 and 8.
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[S-Wood]


[ANCHOR=mike]
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10 months ago Glenvar baseball coach Larry Wood wasn't sure he would even see a baseball season in 2003. Last July he suffered burns over 50 percent of his body in a gasoline fire in his basement. Steve Mason has more on his recovery, his comeback and his return to the diamond.
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((Larry Wood is back where he belongs. Coaching baseball at Glenvar. The fact he stand at first and direct base runners is a miracle considering Wood spent one month in the Burn unit at the University of Virginia Medical center with burns from his neck down to his feet. He almost lost his right foot and has been through many skin graft surgeries. ((:)) Wood returned to help head coach Larry Long and teach five health and P.E. classes in March. He has no lateral motion, walks with pain and deals with swelling and lack of circulation and is limited to a simple catch with a player now and then. But his presents is crucial to the Highlanders. ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) His home was devastated from the fire. The Byrd family, neighbors across the street, took in Larry and his wife Sandy, also badly burned, in December and gave them the lower level of their house rent free. And while the Wood's home has been leveled for reconstruction, the Glenvar community stands on a solid foundation.)) ((:)) ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:THE ENTIRE GLENVAR EIGHTH GRADE PITCHED IN AND RAISED ENOUGH MONEY TO BUY COACH WOOD, WHO IS KNOW FOR HIS LOVE OF EXERCISE, A 400 DOLLAR GIFT CERTIFICATE FOR A MOUNTAIN BIKE. LARRY RIDES THE BIKE JUST ABOUT EVERY WEEKEND, ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF HOW THE GLENVAR COMMUNITY IS HELPING A COACH TAKE A LOAD OFF HIS BURNED BUT HEALING FEET. STEVE MASON NEWS 7 SPORTS.))

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Residents in an apartment complex got an unwelcome visitor.
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They awoke night to a bear roaming around their front yard. Residents say this type of situation is becoming more common. The bear caused quite a distrubance- neighbors were forced to stay inside while police were called. Eventually the Division of Natural Resources were called in to catch the bear. A trap was set up this afternoon to capture the bear and move him away from the city. Police say each year the number of bear complaints increases. (------------)