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[VO-NAT]
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Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning....... Bedford County residents are waking up to a big mess ... thanks to last night's heavy rains.
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And a U-S crackdown on Iraqi militants leads to several arrests and heightened hostility. we will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[Road-Closings]


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Officials are reporting several road closings due to flooding in Bedford County this morning. Drivers are advised to avoid the Goodview Town road area if possible. Lipscom Road is partially washed out - and several state routes are flooded.
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[TAKE VDOT PHONE FS] If you have any questions about roads in your area, call the Virginia Department of Transportation hotline at 1-800-367-ROAD.
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
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Things went from bad to worse for residents in parts of the county that were already soaked with rain. Jennifer Wishon brings us up to speed with the traffic problems.
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(( As Bedford County residents made their way home Saturday evening they ran into a few road blocks. A mudslide covered part of Goodview Road about fifty feet from the intersection of Morgans Mill.
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((I GOT ABOUT A HALF INCH IN ABOUT THIRTY MINUTES ON MY DECK.))
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Residents watched as four to five inches of rain fell within a few hours. Route 616 became impassable when a stream broke through this fence. Several cattle on the nearby farm were feared drowned. At Diamond Hill Baptist Church parishioners hurried to the building to care for evacuees, but when they arrived they realized water was pouring into their fellowship hall.
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Parishioners say evacuees are welcome and church is set to go on Sunday morning as scheduled. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Bedford County.))



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The first stage of a crackdown on Iraqi militia and illegal weapons is over.
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U-S troops raided the town of Fallujah -- in response to increasing attacks from Iraqis.
Only eight arrests were made -- seven are suspected of working with the Iraqi resistance.
Some residents say the U-S troops roughed them up.
A massive delivery of humanitarian aid is planned for the area later.
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Lynchburg Police have arrested a man suspected of stabbing two people in a hotel parking lot. 38 year old Keith Henry Booth of Lynchburg faces two counts of malicious wounding.
Authorities say 31 year old Gary Thurmon Webb was found lying in the parking lot of the Radisson on Candlers Mountain Road. He'd been stabbed in the face and arms. He's still in the hospital, but there's no word on his condition. Another man was also cut during the incident, but was treated and released.

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[ANCHOR=Marya]
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Coming up, we're celebrating history through song - we'll be talking with a Booker T. Washington park ranger about the upcoming Juneteenth Celebration -
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[Diabetes]


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It's a disease that normally affects adults ... but now it's becoming more common in children: Adult onset -- or Type Two -- diabetes.
Scientists say one in three U-S children are at risk -- unless they start eating less and exercising more.
Thalia Assuras has details.
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(Dr. Julie Gerberding / Director, CDC) "The number one health problem

in the US is not SARS, it is not emerging infectious diseases or AIDS, it is the epidemic of obesity that we are watching unfold under our very eyes."

(ingrafx) It's that epidemic of obesity doctors point to as the cause of

a 50 percent increase in cases of diabetes over the last 10 years. The CDC says by conservative estimates as many as 40 million Americans could be suffering from diabetes by the year 2050. (endgrafx)
natbreak "Can I have chicken nuggets and a Sprite?"

(narr) Diabetes can lead to heart and kidney disease, blindness and

amputations. Doctors believe increased physical activity and a healthier diet are the keys to preventing type two diabetes.

(sot Dr. Bill Releford /Diabetes Amputation Prevention Foundation) " I

think the 39 cent hamburger is the real weapon of mass destruction..."
natbreak kids excercise

(narr) Type 2 diabetes used to be called adult onset diabetes -- but

more and more teenagers and even younger children are showing symptoms of the disease. At highest risk? Hispanic and African American children-- they are twice as likely to develop diabetes as white children.

(sot Mary Savoye, Research Dietician) "Type II diabetes was something

people got when they were 40, because they were overweight. Now 10, 11, 12 year olds.. these kids that are overweight are at very high risk for diabetes.">
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[Health-Review]


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In health review,
Health officials say all the recent rains could help spread the West Nile Virus.
And Virginia has regulations in place that could reduce the risk of a monkeypox outbreak in the state.
Joy Sutton has details.
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Health officials believe all the rain could increase the mosquito population because they will have more places to breed. That could mean an increased presence of the West Nile Virus because mosquitos transfer the virus to humans.
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(( AS SOON AS THE RAIN STOPS FOR A WEEK, THEN WE KNOW THE REPRODUCTIVE CYCLE OF THE MOSQUITO WILL TAKE HOLD AND WITH ALL THE RAIN AND CONTAINERS AROUND WE'RE VERY CONCERNED ABOUT THE NUMBER OF MOSQUITOS THIS SUMMER)) [RUNS15]
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So far the virus has not been detected in the Roanoke Valley -- but health officials plan to soon start mosquitos surveillance.
They say citizens can do there part by eliminating standing water around their homes. Mosquitos can breed in a little as a teaspoon of water. Also if you think you have a mosquito problem or find a suspicious dead bird contact your local health department.
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In other news, The government has banned the sale of prairie dogs due to the recent outbreak in several states of the moneypox virus. Officials believe pet prairie dogs have been spreading the virus. Virginia already has regulations in place that prohibit pet stores from selling prairie dogs. But even still one Virginia Tech Professor says there are ways to protect yourself.
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((IT MOVES FROM RODENT TO RODENT BUT IF A HUMAN IS NOT TOUCHING THE RODENT OR DOESN'T GET VERY CLOSE TO IT OR DOESN'T GET SCRATCHED. THEN THE DISEASE WILL NOT BE SPREADING FORM THE RODENT TO THE HUMAN BEING)) [RUNS16]
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And Toth says the good news is that the virus typically doesn't not spread from person to person. That's health review I'm Joy Sutton. ))



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Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning...... Help is on the way for some Bedford County whose road got washed out by floods.
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And members of Congress speak up for Virginia Tech against A-C-C expansion. We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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Help is on the way for residents of one washed-out Bedford County subdivision.
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Hundreds of residents in the Fairdale Farms subdivision returned home Thursday to find their only access road had been washed away. 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 yesterday 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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A fallen Pulaski soldier is being remembered in Bedford this weekend.
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Army Sergeant Michael Dooley was shot and killed last Sunday when he was shot at a roadblock in Iraq. Dooley was responding to some people who had requested medical attention. His family says he was always trying to help those in need. Dooley's father says we need to remember the troops who are still overseas.
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((RUSSELL DOOLEY/MICHAEL'S FATHER: HE KEPT TELLING ME DON'T WORRY YOU KNOW, HE'D BE ALRIGHT, BUT I COULDN'T HELP BUT WORRY YOU KNOW OVER THERE AND ALL THAT IN WHAT'S GOING ON OVER THERE. I WISH THAT PRESIDENT BUSH WOULD JUST BRING THEM ALL OUT OF THERE AND JUST LET THEM DO WHAT THEY WANT TO OVER THERE.))
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Michael Dooley leaves behind a pregnant wife who's scheduled to give birth in October. His body will be laid to rest on Tuesday in his wife's hometown in Pennsylvania.
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More politicians are weighing in on the A-C-C's expansion plans.
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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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((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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((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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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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[BOTH MICS HOT] Coming up - We'll hear more from the Spiritual Seven -
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and
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A retired Floyd teacher is making a national mark for herself with the fundamentals of reading.
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She's spent most of her life reading to kids. Now, one Floyd volunteer's story is being told in one of the country's top magazines. Myranda Stephens has more in this week's Virginia Profile.
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((Pat Boothe had never even heard of the magazine Country Living, that is before her name was entered into one of its contests.
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[RUNS04] ((I DIDN'T KNOW THERE WAS A COUNTRY LIVING MAGAZINE I'M SORRY TO SAY 44)) Participants of this year's Country Living "Comfort Contest" were individuals who've made a difference in their community through outstanding volunteer work. The winner received five thousand dollars to donate to their charity or organization.
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[RUNS04] ((AND WHEN I READ ALL THE RULES AND REGULATIONS I THOUGHT OF PAT 51)) Boothe formed a local chapter of the Reading is Fundamental program or RIF in 1993. Each year, RIF volunteers read and distribute books to children throughout the county, in an effort to promote literacy. The program has been a success ever since.
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[RUNS10] ((THE FIRST YEAR WE GAVE 108 BOOKS AND THIS YEAR WE GAVE 2, 199 BOOKS SO WE'VE COME A LONG WAY BABY (LAUGHS) 2510))
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[RUNS11][TRY TO COVER UP FIRST PART OF BITE!!!] ((PAT HAS DONE SO MUCH WITH RIF AND BROUGHT THE RIF PROGRAM TO FLOYD AND HAS WORKED SO HARD AND HAS DONE SUCH A GREAT JOB WITH THE KIDS AND DELIVERING BOOKS TO THE CHILDREN. I JUST KNEW WE HAD A CHANCE IN A RURAL COUNTY WITH A COUNTRY MAGAZINE 55)) And indeed they did. Out of 700 entries, Boothe was chosen as one of five runner ups. They each received a quilt and was featured in last month's issue, along with the grand prize winner, a welfare worker from New Jersey.
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[RUNS10] ((I WAS KIND OF SURPRISED THAT WE WON. I KNOW SHE HAD THOUGHT WE WOULD WIN SOMETHING, BUT I REALLY WANTED THE FIVE-THOUSAND DOLLARS. LAUGHS 1413)) Boothe has decided NOT to keep her quilt. Instead she's going to have it auctioned off at this year's Floyd County Arts and Crafts festival and donate the money to RIF. It's the kind of thing you'd expect from a woman who's spent most of her life putting others before herself. Myranda Stephens, News 7, Floyd.))
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