[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Joy]

Coming up a News 7-

A Lynchburg man is stabbed outside a hotel.
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And another politician steps up to protect Virginia Tech against the A-C-C expansion plans.
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Tonight in sports, Nascar has a new title sponsor, and
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Geoffrey Bodine is injured in this practice crash today at Michigan. We'll have details in just a few.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Brent]
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Numerous showers and thunderstorms starting to fire up this afternoon, with rainfall rates up to 3 inches per hour in the heavier downpours. We'll see whose affected and check out the 7-day planner coming up.
[ANCHOR=Joy]

News 7 at 6 is next. [Video-Open]
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Friends and family gather in Bedford today to remember Sargeant Michael Dooley of Pulaski who was killed in Iraq a week ago.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
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Good evening, I'm Joy Sutton, in for Teresa Hamilton.

[Dooley-Memorial]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
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23- year- old Army Sargeant Michael Dooley was shot and killed last Sunday when he was fired upon at a roadblock in Iraq near the Syrian border. Today friends and family gathered to remember the man they call a hero. [TAKE NEWS 7 AT 6 IN BAM]
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Jennifer Wishon attended the memorial and joins us now with more. Joy-- when Michael Dooley was shot and killed he was responding to people that had asked for medical attention.
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According to his friends and family Dooley spent his life trying to help people. But his death has reminded them that the freedoms they enjoy come with a price.
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((GO REST HIGH ON THAT MOUNTAIN.))
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Nearly a hundred of Michael Dooley's friends and family gathered Saturday in his father's hometown of Bedford.
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((GLENNA FLOECK/MICHAEL'S COUSIN: WE'RE HERE TODAY TO CELEBRATE MICHAEL'S COURAGE AND THE FACT THAT HE GAVE HIS LIFE THAT WE CAN ENJOY FREEDOM TODAY.))
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Dooley's father says he fondly remembers the day his son was born. Even though Michael's parents divorced when he was two, his father remembers the times he spent fishing and camping with his son.
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((RUSSELL DOOLEY/MICHAEL'S FATHER: MICHAEL NEVER GOT INTO NO TROUBLE, HE WAS ALWAYS A GOOD KID. HE GRADUATED FROM PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL, HE LOVED TO PLAY SOFTBALL, ANY KIND OF SPORT.))
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Russell Dooley received a letter from his son four days after he was killed. In the letter, Michael expressed his excitement over the arrival of his unborn son this October. Russell says he'll make sure his grandson knows what a wonderful person his father was.
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((RUSSELL DOOLEY/MICHAEL'S FATHER: MICHAEL WOULD HELP ANYBODY ANYWAY POSSIBLE FOR ANYTHING. MICHAEL WAS JUST A GOOD KID, HE WOULD HELP ANYBODY.))
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Russell Dooley says it was a comfort for him to see his friends and family at today's Memorial. Michael Dooley will be laid to rest in his wife's hometown in Pennsylvania on Tuesday.
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Joy - After the funeral Michael's mother plans to hold another memorial in Pulaski.

[POW-MIA]


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Just as we remember those who gave their lives for this country ... one group wants to make sure we don't forget the thousands of others who are still unaccounted for.
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Nearly a hundred members of the motorcycle group Rolling Thunder gathered at the D-day Memorial today to remind people about those military personnel who are prisoners of war or missing in action.
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[IN Q=We need to remember those people]

((WE NEED TO REMEMBER THOSE PEOPLE JUST AS WE REMEMBER THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES. WE NEED TO DO MORE TO IDENTIFY THOSE PEOPLE AND FIND THEM AND GET THEM BACK IN THIS COUNTRY))
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Some veterans say the D-Day memorial serves as a constant reminder of the sacrifice so many have made for the price of freedom.
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((IT REMINDS OF THE DAYS OVER THERE AND IT'S WORTH THE TRIP. TO LET PEOPLE KNOW WHAT THEY WE HAD TO GO. WE'D GO FOR WEEK AT A TIME WITHOUT FOOD))
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In honor of Father's Day the D-Day Memorial will offer a special exhibit on Sunday featuring World War Two planes, tanks, ships and other historic figures. The display will be open from 10 am until 5 pm.
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[L'burg-Wounded]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
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The Lynchburg Police department is investigating a stabbing outside a hotel early this morning. Authorities say 31 year old Gary Thurmon Webb was found lying in front of the parking lot of the Radisson on Candlers Mountain Road. He had lacerations to both his face and arm. No word on his condition but he remains hospitalized.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Lynchburg Police Department.

[Bedford-Flooding]


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It started out as a gloomy day for some Bedford County residents, but things started looking up earlier this afternoon.
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Hundreds of residents in the Fairdale Farms subdivision returned home yesterday to find their only access road had been washed out. The only thing that was spared was the phone line.
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((KATHY STEWART/FAIRDALE FARMS RESIDENT: I WOULD NEVER HAVE DREAMED THAT THAT LITTLE CREEK COULD DO THIS. NEVER EVEN CROSSED MY MIND.))
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There's only about 6- hundred dollars in the neighborhood's road fund, but this afternoon residents learned they wouldn't have to use it. The owner of Valley Wide Paving heard residents were in a bind and came by to make plans to repair the road. Residents are happy because he isn't charging them a penny.
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((JAMES CARTER/VALLEY WIDE PAVING: I'M RUNNING FOR THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND THE REASON I COME DOWN HERE TO HELP THEM, I FEEL LIKE IF I'M GONNA BE ON THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS IT'S MY BUSINESS TO BE DOWN HERE AND HELP PEOPLE THAT I CAN AND THAT'S WHAT I'M DOING.))
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Carter says that if he can find a company to donate some piping for the road he should have it repaired in a few days.

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The political pressure on the A-C-C to stop its expansion plans is mounting.
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Last month a group of Senators expressed their concern about the A-C-C's expansion plans, now members of the House of Representatives are stepping into the ring as well.
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[IN Q=I have been conferring...]

((REP. BOB GOODLATTE/(R) 6TH DISTRICT; I HAVE BEEN CONFERRING WITH CONGRESSMAN BOUCHER AND WE INTEND TO WORK WITH OTHERS WHO ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THIS PROJECT TO SEE THAT A SOLUTION IS FOUND THAT TREATS BOTH UNIVERSITIES AND BOTH LEAGUES FAIRLY.))
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The presidents of Duke and North Carolina have said they may not vote for expansion unless additional issues about student welfare, travel costs and divisional alignment are addressed by the league. A third dissenting vote would kill the expansion, which would make U-V-A President John Casteen's vote the deciding one.
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[IN Q=President Casteen I know will...]

((REP. BOB GOODLATTE/(R) 6TH DISTRICT; PRESIDENT CASTEEN I KNOW WILL LOOK AFTER THE INTERESTS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA INCLUDING HIS MAJOR COMPETITIVE UNIVERSITY, VIRGINIA TECH IN THE DECISION THAT HE MAKES.))
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[OUT Q=in the decision that he makes.]
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Presidents of the nine A-C-C schools held several conference calls this week to talk about expansion, but so far have not voted on the plan.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
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Still ahead on the newscast, Danville's new police chief talks about his first few weeks on the job.
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and also, one bed and breakfast in Patrick County promises to give a vacation for the mind and body.
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[Broadfoot]


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Danville's new police chief says so far so good.
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Phil Broadfoot took over the department a little more than five weeks ago.
Before coming to Danville, he spent thirteen years as Waynesboro's police chief.
Broadfoot has spent the first few weeks in Danville getting to know the department and the community.
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((PHIL BROADFOOT/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF: GENERALLY OVERALL IT HAS BEEN A VERY POSITIVE EXPERIENCE. DANVILLE IS A VERY, IT'S REALLY A LARGE CITY BUT IT HAS SMALL TOWN VALUES AND A GOOD POSITIVE ATTITUDE AND BOY YOU CAN DO A WHOLE LOT WITH THAT.))
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Broadfoot has so far made no major changes within the department.
He plans to wait three months before deciding whether any changes should be made.
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[Biz-Review]


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New graduates face an uphill job search, and road rage could be cured in a blink of an eye. Rachel Cannon has those stories and more in this week's Business Review.
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(([MUSIC AND GRAPHICS] This week in review...
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A Virginia Tech professor is curbing road rage with the "polite light." It's a green light that attaches to a car's rear window, allowing drivers to communicate. Geller developed a code to follow ... one, two, or three flashes. "NATS 19:09:04 PLEASE, THANK YOU, I AM SORRY."
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((SCOTT GELLER/VIRGINIA TECH PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY; IN A SITUATION WHERE I CUT SOMEBODY OFF ACCIDENTALLY I DIDN'T MEAN IT BUT THEY SEEM TO BE ANGRY CAN I STOP THE NEGATIVE EMOTIONS BY SAYING I AM SORRY.))
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Local college graduates may be facing their toughest assignment. Finding work in a tough job market. Career Services officials say the average jobs search has gone from 12-weeks to 20-weeks
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((ASHLEY MITCHELL/ROANOKE COLLEGE GRADUATE; IT WOULD BE NICE TO COME OUT AND HAVE PEOPLE KNOCKING ON YOUR DOOR OR SENDING TO E-MAILS AND REALLY WANTING YOU BUT I GUESS YOU JUST HAVE TO GO OUT THERE AND BE A LITTLE MORE PERSISTENT.))
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Satellite TV may be one answer to unemployment. Dish installers say they're hiring technicians to keep up with orders. Since local channels became available, retailers estimate business increasing over 5-hundred percent. For News 7, I'm Rachel Cannon and that's this week's Business Review. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]))


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[ANCHOR=Joy]
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Up ahead on the newscast, more thunderstorms rumble through the region. We'll have your full forecast in just a few minutes.
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and also, some kids from the area are finding out there can be big money in big bubbles. We'll explain when we return.
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[Chocolate-Moose]


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Need a vacation to clear your head and rest the body? One bed and breakfast in Patrick County may be the spot for you. Shannon Young explains in this week's Time Off.
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((HI, SHANNON. WELCOME TO THE CHOCOLATE MOOSE. COME ON IN.)) [RUNS:07]
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If it's relaxation you're looking for, just about any weekend getaway will do. But if *revitalization* is your goal, the Chocolate Moose Bed and Breakfast can deliver an experience as rich as its name.
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((DARRYL BOBLETZ/CHOCOLATE MOOSE BED & BREAKFAST: IT'S LIKE A 20-HOUR VACATION. ARRIVE AT 3:30, WE GIVE YOU A SIDE BY SIDE MASSAGE THEN SET YOU OUTSIDE IN THE HYDROSPA WHILE WE MAKE DINNER FOR YOU.)) [RUNS:15]
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Darryl Bobletz and Judith Toscano are massage therapists who decided that fellow health care providers needed a place to unwind. So they created The Rejuvenation Package which they now offer to everyone in need of escape.
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((DARRYLL BOBLETZ/CHOCOLATE MOOSE BED & BREAKFAST: WE STAY BUSY AND WE KNOW LOTS OF PEOPLE JUST NEED A PLACE THEY CAN GO TO DECOMPRESS.)) [RUNS:06]
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((JUDITH TOSCANO: I THINK EVERYBODY NEEDS TO GET OUT OF THEIR ELEMENT SO THEY DON'T HAVE TO ANSWER THE PHONE OR BE AROUND THE SAME FREQUENCY OF THINGS THEY HAVE TO DO AND JUST TAKE A BREATHER, YOU KNOW?)) [RUNS:14]
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Toscano is also a doctor of natural remedies. Visit her office for a custom treatment or simply let her rub your cares away.
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((YOU KNOW I HAVE TO DO THE OTHER FOOT BECAUSE THIS ONE WOULD BE SO JEALOUS IF I DON'T DO IT.)) [RUNS:05]
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[IN Q=Stress is the leading cause...]

((JUDITH TOSCANO: STRESS IS THE LEADING CAUSE OF ALL DISEASE SO IF NOT JUST FOR THERAPUETIC, MUSCLE REHABILITATION, REDUCTION OF STRESS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING.)) [RUNS:12]
[OUT Q=reduction of stress is the most important thing.]

By this point, the bed in your upstairs room may be calling you. But first, your hosts will tend to what goes IN your body with a specially prepared dinner complete with veggies from their garden and followed by, what else, but chocolate moose. A delight for the tastebuds to top off a treat for the soul. Shannon Young, News 7, Patrick County.))
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For more information about the Chocolate Moose Bed and Breakfast and the Rejuvenation Packate, log onto our website at wdbj7 dot com and click on News 7 Saturday and Sunday Morning.
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[Bubblegum-Competition]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
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More than a million children nationwide including some from our area hoping to win big money...by blowing big bubbles.
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It's all part of the 3rd annual Double Bubble Contest for kids ages 12 and under. The event was held today at Walmart stores throughout the country. The kids are judged by the diameter of their bubbles.
Only six children nationwide will make it to the finals in August where they will compete for a grand prize of a 10-thousand dollars savings bond.
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Coming up, an update on the third round of the US Open, we'll tell you why Brett Bodine will miss tomorrow's Sirius 400 at Michigan, and
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two local soccer products will showcase their skills against the nation's best tomorrow night in South Carolina.


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According to Nascar insiders, the organization has finalized a deal with wireless company Nextel to be the next series sponsor. Nextel would replace R-J Reynolds, which had signed a five year deal to be the title sponsor in 2002, but recent economic changes had the company questioning its sponsorship. The official announcement is scheduled to be made next month at the Pepsi 400 in Daytona.
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Brett Bodine had a much more serious matter to deal with today in Happy Hour practice in Michigan. Bodine lost sponsor Hooters earlier this week and today he crashed his number 11 machine hard after cutting down a right front tire.
Bodine was briefly unconscious and suffered a broken right collarbone. He was taken to a hospital for observation. Bodine will miss tomorrow's Sirius 400. His brother Geoffrey will replace him behind the wheel.
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Grit, Virginia's Stacy Compton starts on the pole for tonight's Busch race in Kentucky.

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Local race fans will get a chance to see Craftsman Truck Series regular Jon Wood tonight at the New River Valley Speedway.
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Wood will drive the number 88 truck normally piloted by Tony Rogers, in the Harvey's 200 which gets underway around 8 o'clock.
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The leaders teed off just after four o'clock today in the third round of the U.S. Open. Vijay Singh and Jim Furyk continue to lead the way--Furyk at 10-under and Singh at 9 under par. Nick Price has made a charge on moving day but has since fallen back to 5-under. Tiger Woods has struggled this afternoon. He was 2-over on the front side and hasn't had a single birdie today. We'll have third round highlights at 11.

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Tomorrow night at seven, Roanoke soccer products Danny Karbassiyoon (car-bass-ee-on) and Drew Harrison will compete in the McDonald's All-American game.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]


The game is in Charleston, South Carolina. The former Northside and Cave Spring stars are two of the top 32 high school soccer players in the entire country and should be two of the featured attractions in the east-west game.
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Carbassiyoon will play for Arsenal in London, England for the next two years. Arsenal is one of the best soccer teams in the world.
Harrison has already accepted a scholarship to play college soccer at the University of Virginia. But tomorrow, the two friends will play one more game together.
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[SUPER=01-Danny Beamer/Roanoke Stars Soccer; :13]
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[OUT Q=.....on the team"]
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The San Antonio Spurs are now in the driver's seat in the NBA Finals, up three games to two after last night's 10 point win in the Meadowlands. Tim Duncan scored 29 points and grabbed 17 rebounds and the Spurs got another huge lift from Steve Kerr to put them on the brink of their second championship.
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