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Coming up on News 7-
An accident is blocking traffic on I-81.
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The American Cancer Society changes its advice on breast self exams.
When it rains it pours and when it poured today this is what happened.
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Plus a glimpse live at the lunar eclipse.
News 7 at Eleven is next.

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Hundreds of cars go up in flames at a junk yard near Danville.
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One firefighter says he's never seen anything like it.
Crews say flames were shooting 50 to 75 feet into the air when they got there.
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The fire broke out just before five at Don's Auto Recycling.
It's in southern Pittsylvania County, just outside Danville on Fairy Road.
More than 75 firefighters from 8 departments worked more than an hour to contain the blaze.
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Toler says the smoke did not cause a major health hazard, however the Department of Environmental Quality has been called to the site.
Firefighter plan to remain there overnight, picking apart the fire vehicle by vehicle.
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There's no word tonight on what sparked the blaze.
The owner told investigators he was working on a pile of cars, when he noticed one of them was on fire.

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An accident on Interstate 81 has blocked traffic near Radford.
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[TAKE MAP FULL] State police say a northbound tractor trailer hit the guardrail and went over a bank. The guardrail was pulled into both northbound lanes, blocking traffic. One lane is now open.
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[Flooding-Cleanup]


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The flooding in Roanoke was fast and furious, but there are still a few days of cleanup ahead for some downtown businesses.
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Three inches of rain fell over Roanoke's downtown in a short time -- and storm drains couldn't keep up.
The water was knee-deep in the city market. Campbell Avenue looked like a river.
Several businesses on the market had to shut down.
Others stayed open, while owners sweept and pumped the water out of basements and ground floors.
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The floods came so quickly that some people had no time to move their cars before they were submerged.
Firefighters checked out several reports that lightning stuck downtown buildings, including one report at the Metro restaurant.
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In Vinton, police had to close Walnut Avenue two different times today, after Glade Creek overflowed its banks not once but twice. Portions of several nearby streets were also barricaded, with Vinton police rerouting traffic. All of the streets in Vinton are open now.
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Many Roanoke City students were late getting home because of the flooding.
High waters on Fifth Street forced school administrators to move the bus loading zone at Highland Park Elementary.
It then took an hour or more for the buses to arrive.
The kids watched a movie until it was time to go home.
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In Tennessee a series of powerful storms swept through this evening.
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Heavy rain and hail mixed with 100 mile an hour winds left 40-thousand people without power in Eastern Tennessee. Four people in this mobile home park were injured when a possible tornado came through. Hail as big as tennis balls caused damaged to homes and vehicles in Knoxville. Storms in recent weeks have left 17 people dead in the state.
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[Casstevens]


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A former Alleghany County High School wrestling coach has been found guilty of assault and battery against a student.
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The judge ruled that there was enough convincing evidence that Mark Casstevens (CA-Stevens) kissed and groped an 18 year old female manager of the wrestling team on February 13th, even though the prosecution only called one witness.
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((DABNEY PASCO/DEFENSE ATTORNEY; THIS WAS A CASE OF ONE INDIVIDUAL MAKING A STATEMENT, IT'S A HE SAID, SHE SAID THING.
WE HAD A COURTROOM FULL OF PEOPLE IN SUPPORT OF MARK, FOR OBVIOUS REASONS WE'RE VERY DISAPPOINTED, WE FEEL VERY GOOD ABOUT OUR CHANCES OF PREVAILING IN THIS MATTER.))
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Casstevens was sentenced to one month in jail, but his attorney has already filed paperwork for an appeal. He is currently free on his existing bond. Commonwealth's Attorney Chris Alderson declined to comment about the case.

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Area law enforement officers honored their fallen comrades tonight.
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Dozens of men and women from 10 Roanoke Valley departments gathered at High Street Baptist Church.
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The "roll of honor" includes 25 officers killed in the line of duty and dates back to 1892.
This is the fifth year officers have gathered to honor the fallen.
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[Cash-Obit]


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Country music singer and songwriter June Carter Cash has died.
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Carter Cash was the wife of Johnny Cash.
She co-wrote Ring of Fire, a number one country hit for Johnny Cash in 1963.
The two were married five years later and their union was one of the strongest in the business.
The Cashes shared two grammys for their renditions of "Jackson" and "If I were a Carpenter."
She also won acclaim for her solo album Press on in 2000.
June Carter Cash died after complications from heart surgery.
She was 73.
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The man known for playing crime fighting characters has died.
Actor Robert Stack was 84.
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Robert Stack who played in the popular TV show the Untouchables- apparently died of heart failure at his Los Angeles home.
His film career began in 1939 with the movie "First Love,"
He then gained stardom in the show "The Untouchables."
Later in life in the late 1980's Stack focused on real crimes with the popular TV program "Unsolved Mysteries."
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The show lasted until just a few years ago.
Robert Stack was 84 years old.
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Women have been told to do them monthly. But new research says breast-self-exams may not help the chance of surviving cancer.
More on that when News 7 returns.
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Plus intern-scandals may not have started with Bill Clinton.
This former White House intern says she was J-F-K's lover.
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Before there was Clinton, there was Kennedy.
A new biography of John F. Kennedy alleges he had an affair with a White House intern.
Now the woman involved has come forward some 41 years later.
Jason Carroll reports.
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((She has the look and lineage of the upper east side.. MARIAN FAHENSTOCK, "MIMI," FOR SHORT, IS A MANHATTAN GRANDMOTHER, MOTHER, AND CHURCH GOER. SHE IS ALSO A FORMER WHITE HOUSE INTERN, WHO "SAYS" SHE HAD AN AFFAIR WITH PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY. SHE RELEASED A STATEMENT SAYING: MIMI GRAPHIC "From June 1962 to November 1963, I was involved in a sexual relationship with President Kennedy. For the last 41 years, it is a subject that I have not discussed. In view of the recent media coverage, I have now discussed the relationship with my children and my family, and they are completely supportive." SO ARE MEMBERS OF THE FIFTH AVENUE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, WHERE FAHENSTOCK WORKS AS A WEBSITE MANAGER. PASTOR: "She's a very, respected, trusted member of our church, and our staff family, and we all love her, and stand by her 100%." FAHENSTOCK GREW UP AS MARION BEARDLSEY IN A WEALTHY NEW JERSEY SUBURB. ONE CHILDHOOD FRIEND WHO IS NOW HER NEIGHBOR WAS SURPRISED TO HEAR THE REVELATION.
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"She is the least likely person I ever would have expected to have had a romance but I think probably Jack Kennedy would have gone to bed with anybody. [laughter]. Not that Mimi's just anybody. She's very attractive, smartest girl in our class, very good at track." FAHENSTOCK WENT TO A PREP SCHOOL IN CONNECTICUT -- MISS PORTER'S -- ALSO ATTENDED BY THE FUTURE FIRST LADY, JACQUELINE BOUVIER. FAHENSTOCK ATTENDED WHEATON COLLEGE BUT DID NOT GRADUATE. SHE SPENT HER FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE SUMMERS IN THE WHITE HOUSE, ACCORDING TO AN ORAL HISTORY BY A FORMER KENNEDY PRESS AIDE... WHICH ALSO ALLUDES TO THE AFFAIR. HISTORIAN ROBERT DALLEK UNCOVERED IT WHILE DOING RESEARCH FOR HIS NEW BIOGRAPHY OF THE FORMER PRESIDENT. DALLEK: "She had 17 blacked-out pages in the oral history in the Kennedy library. I asked her, and she gave me access to them, I guess, almost 40 years later she felt there was no harm in doing it." THE AFFAIR GETS ONLY A FEW LINES ATTENTION IN A 700-PAGE BOOK. DALLEK DID NOT NAME THE INTERN BUT DESCRIBED HER AS: A "TALL, SLENDER, BEAUTIFUL" NINETEEN-YEAR-OLD COLLEGE SOPHOMORE... QUOTING A PRESS AIDE WHO SAID: SHE "HAD NO SKILLS" AND "SHE COULDN'T TYPE." THE UNNAMED FORMER INTERN CAME FORWARD ONLY AFTER THE "NEW YORK DAILY NEWS" TRACKED HER DOWN.))

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West Virginia's Governor spoke publicly for the first time today about an extramarital affair.
He says he's sorry for the pain he's caused his family.
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((GOVERNOR ROBERT WISE/WEST VIRGINIA GOVERNOR: MY HOPE IS THAT IF PEOPLE WILL GIVE US SOME SPACE IN OUR PRIVATE LIVES, WE WILL BE ABLE TO MAKE IT. MY BIGGEST I THINK WE WILL. THE MOST IMPORTANT THING THE HIGHEST PRIORITY FOR THOSE I'VE HURT SO MUCH IS THE WOMAN I LOVE AND FAMILY I WILL BE ABLE TO BEING THE PROCESS OF EASING THAT PAIN.))
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Governor Wise was elected in 2000. He and his wife have been married since 1984.
He says working on the troubles in his personal life will not take away from his work as Governor.

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Central Virginia's economy got a big boost today with the announcement that hundreds of high-paying jobs are headed to the area.
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Framatome Advanced Nuclear Power says it will spend 32 million dollars to expand its Lynchburg headquarters and plant in Campbell County.
Company officials say the move will create about 300 new jobs over the next three years.
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((TOM CHRISTOPHER/FRAMATOME ANP: LARGELY IT'S OUR SUCCESS IN THE MARKETPLACE. WE'VE PROBABLY INCREASED OUR MARKETSHARE BY MAYBE TWENTY PERCENTAGE POINTS, SO OUR BUSINESS VOLUME HAS IMPROVED BY WELL OVER 200 MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR NOW IN THE LAST THREE YEARS.))
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Framatome A-N-P is a leading supplier of services, fuel and components to nuclear power plants around the world.


It employs about 15-hundred people in the central Virginia area.
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Lebanese authorities have busted up a terrorist network.
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Nine suspected terrorists were rounded up today after authorities say they were planning to attack the U-S embassy in Beirut. Those arrested include seven Lebanese and two Palestinians. The suspects reportedly wanted the release of Muslim fundamentalists who were arrested more than two years ago. Authorities have not released details about how the suspects planned to carry out the attack, but published reports indicate the planned involved a rocket attack.
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Attorney General John Ashcroft says they were schooled in ``Osama bin Laden's hate.''
Today two men were indicted by a federal jury for the 2000 bombing of the U-S-S Cole.
The suspects remain at large after escaping from a jail in Yemen last month.
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It's not quite good as new, but an historic flag is being raised high again in Central Virginia.
We'll show you when News 7 returns.
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Plus one area suburb is getting a little more wild. Bears are now making regular visits.
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[Breast-Cancer]


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A big change in advice from the American Cancer Society when it comes to women and breast cancer.
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The organization says mammograms are the most important tool in detecting breast cancer- and women don't necessarily need to do self exams.
The old recommendation had been for women to do a breast self exam every month.
But a spokeswoman says research found self exams don't contribute to breast cancer survival rates.
The Cancer society says women should receive clinical breast exams every three years until they're 40 and every year after that.
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And researchers say mammograms every year after 40 dramatically increases survival.

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140 years after it was captured in battle and four months after it was painstakingly restored, a Bedford Civil War flag is ready to be displayed again.
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This is what the banner of the Bedford Southside Dragoons looked like last summer.
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Today, the cracked paint has been restored and brightened and the flag is now framed and hanging in a climate-controlled room at the Bedford City-County museum.
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((ELLEN WANDREI/MUSEUM DIRECTOR: THIS IS VERY UNUSUAL TO HAVE THIS KIND OF PIECE IN YOUR COLLECTION AND TO HAVE IT ALL READY TO DISPLAY NOW. THE PEOPLE WHO HAD SEEN IT BEFORE REALIZE IT HAD HOLES IN IT, MAJOR HOLES, SO WE'RE DELIGHTED TO BE ABLE TO SHOW IT AGAIN.))
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Those who donated to the restoration fund are getting a sneak preview of the restored flag tonight.
It will be available to the public starting tomorrow morning.
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Do the Spur elimiate the NBA champion Lakers season, Ropanoke hoops coach page Moir signs three talented local players Braves highlights and Shannon Taylor,
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but first our extra point and we head to the links. Thirteen-year-old Michelle Wie (wee), who already has L-P-G-A experience, has accepted a sponsor's exemption to play in the September Boise Open on the Nationwide Tour. She'll be the first female to play on the P-G-A Tour's developmental circuit.
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Game six of the western Conference semifinals between the Lakers and the Spurts would tip off tonight.
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and this one was all San Antonio Spurs as they end the three time defending NBA champions reign with a 110-82 blow out. The main man was Tim Duncan. He scored a game high 37 points and pulled down 16 rebounds.
Tony Parker was also sharp for San Antonio as he poured in 27 points on the night.
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ld to just 20 as the Spurs advance to meet either Dallas or Sacramento in the west finals.
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Roanoke College basketball coach Page Moir has been named to the board of directors for the National Association of Basketball Coaches. Moir is one of two Division Three coaches on the 18 member panel. The organization works closely with the NCAA on a number of issues including rules changes.
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Moir has also been hot on the local recruiting trail this off-season, picking up commitments from three local players including Cave Spring's Matt Hamilton, Chris Finney from North Cross, and Andy Fralin from William Byrd.
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The Lowes Motor Speedway is about to get real busy. Qualifying for the Winston starts tomorrow around six PM. The race is Saturday at 7:30 and this event is great for fans even if it is not for Points.
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Big East schools are now in the business or promting themselves to the ACC. Virginia Tech's basketball programs experience in a hoops rich league like the Big East and geography should make the Hokies attractive.

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[vo-nat]
Tech golf coach Jay Hardwick seems in favor of teams moving from one conference to another, just not the way most are talking about.
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Hardwick's Hokies golf team is tied for 15th with Jacksonville State after one round of the NCAA East Regional at the Auburn University Club. Tech shot an opening round 302 and Brendon de Jonge is 24th individually. The top ten teams will advance to the finals after tomorrow's second round.

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The Salem Avalanche game agianst the Frederick Keys was postponed because of rain. There aren't any games remaining between the Keys and the Avalnche at Salem Memorial in the first half of the season so this game willbe made up as part of a double header the next time Salem travels to Frederick.
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the Hillcats game in Winston Salem against the Warthogs was also postponed due to rain.

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On to major league baseball. Atlanta put together an eight-run fifth, a three-run eighth and a pair of two-run innings to spank San Diego 15-to-6.
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Marcus Giles and Andruw Jones each had a two-run homer and three R-B-I's. Giles went 4-for-6 and scored three times as the Braves improved to 28-and-13, tops in the majors.
Gary Sheffield, Julio Franco and Mark DeRosa drove in two runs apiece in the rout. Franco's two-run triple [SUPER=

35-San Diego/6/Atlanta/15;]highlighted the Braves' eight-run eruption. Sean Burroughs had a homer and three R-B-I's for San Diego.
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Former Patrick Henry and UVa standout linebacker Shannon Taylor begins his fourth NFL season with his third team, the Houston Texans.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


The 28 year old Taylor, who is training at the Downtown YMCA this week, played for the Baltimore Ravens last season. He is not concerned about bouncing around but is focussed on becoming vested in the NFL retirement plan, status he should reach this season.
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[IN Q="I sat down]
[SUPER=01-Shannon Taylor/Houston Texans Linebacker; :00]
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[OUT Q=.....retirment plan"]
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First it was deer on the streets of Roanoke. Now it's bears in suburban neighborhoods.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

Several residents of Southwest Roanoke County report seeing bears in the yard, rummaging through trash cans. There are also signs a bear had been on Joyce Turman's picnic table. In this case the bear may have been drawn by Brandy's supper.
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[SOT 13:29:15]
[IN Q=These little]

((JOYCE TURMAN/MARTIN CREEK ROAD RESIDENT; THESE LITTLE CUPS ARE WHAT I FEED MY DOG IN. NO FOOD WAS HERE, BUT HE MAY HAVE GOTTEN A WHIFF OF WHERE THE FOOD HAD BEEN. SO THAT WAS THE ONLY ATTRACTION I COULD SEE.))
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[OUT Q=I could see.]
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[VO-NAT]

Bear sightings are common in the Spring, during mating season. State Game officials warn against shooting a bear out of season, saying there are still penalties for that. (------------)