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Today on News 7 at 5, Henry County's School Board decides which schools it wants to close to meet a budget shortfall.
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Plus the U-S Government gives Iraqis 25 MILLION reasons to find Saddam Hussein.
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Just in time for your holiday weekend, a firecracker of a forecast featuring high heat and only a slight chance of showers. Details ahead.

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Also today, the national unemployment numbers increase.
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On health check, we will have some advice on how to safely enjoy the fourth of July.
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Plus we will tell you where in Roanoke you can get taste of the good old days tonight.

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The United States is offering a bounty for the return of Saddam Hussein and his sons- dead or alive.
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((SEN. JOHN WARNER/R- VIRGINIA: WE'LL GET HIM. BUT THE SPECTOR OF HIS PAST BRUTALITY DOES HANG OVER THIS ENTIRE OPERATION.))
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
The Iraqi people fear Saddam and that's hurting efforts to bring freedom to the nation.
So now the United States is offering millions for Saddam and his sons- or for proof of his death.
Aleen Sirgany has more.
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(( THE WORD IS SPREADING FAST. A 25 MILLION DOLLAR REWARD FOR ANYONE with INFORMATION ABOUT SADDAM HUSSEIN OR PROOF OF HIS DEATH. THE U.S IS ALSO OFFERING A CASH PRIZE OF 15 MILLION BUCKS FOR INFO ON SADDAMS TWO SONS. PAUL BREMER/ U.S. ADMINISTRATOR FOR IRAQ "They may or may not be alive. But I recognise that, until we know for sure, their names will continue to cast a shadow of fear over this country."
ALSO TODAY IN IRAQ. MORE ATTACKS AGAINST U.S SOLDIERS.THIS TIME, AT LEAST 6 TROOPS WERE INJURED WHEN THEIR HUMVEE HIT AN EXPLOSIVE JUST OUTSIDE BAGHDAD
IN A BLATANT DISPLAY OF ANTI-AMERICAN SENTIMENT, SOME IRAQS REJOICED AT THE ATTACKJUST THE LATEST IN A SERIES OF ASSAULTS AGAINST U.S SOLDIERS.

SEN CARL LEVIN: D-Michigan: Our troops are stretched very thin. we need the participation of other countries for that reason alone. JUST RETURNING FROM IRAQ, MEMBERS OF THE SENATE ARMED SERVICES COMMITTEE WARNED IRAQI CITIZENS ARE ALSO BEING PUSHED TO THE LIMIT AND LAWMAKERS SAY THE ONLY WAY TO WIN THEM OVER IS TO PROVE THAT SADDAM IS NO LONGER A THREAT.
Sen Pat Roberts:R-Kansas: We must find saddam and his sons. ))

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As many as five schools could soon close in Henry County.
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At a work session held this afternoon, the school board voted to move forward with plan two.
That option would save the school system nearly one point four million dollars a year.
Administrators believe that could help offset a budget shortfall that has grown to nearly two and half million dollars in the last two years.
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((SHARON DODSON/SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS: WE'RE OUT OF MONEY TO OPERATE A QUALITY INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM AND THE BOARD HAD TO TAKE DRASTIC ACTION TO ENSURE THE YOUNGSTERS IN HENRY COUNTY DON'T HAVE AN EDUCATION COMPROMISED BY ECONOMICS.))
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Option two would close four elementary schools, one middle school, and reduce the number of high schools from four to two.
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Tonight at six, we'll let you know exactly what schools could close and reaction to it.

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Another person has died from that fireworks explosion in Florida.
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bringing the number of dead to five- and the situation is still dangerous.
Investigators say it's possible there could be more explosions.
Workers were moving fireworks from one truck to another when a series of powerful blasts erupted-
Investigators say they don't know what sparked it.
The firworks came from the Sunset Fireworks company in Missouri- there were supposed to be used for the annual July 4th celebration in Bonita Springs.
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For many people the 4th of July wouldn't be the same without fireworks. But before you decide to light your own or attend a professional display --there are some safety tips you should keep in mind.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details
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Jean,
Statistics show every year more than 10-thousand people are sent to the hospital for injuries related to fireworks .

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And children under the age of 14 are the most likely to suffer an injury.
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As the director of trauma at Roanoke Memorial Doctor Sydney Vail has seen his share of firework related injuries.
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While many of us recognize the danger of exploding fireworks such as bottle rockets, even sparklers can be risky. Sparklers can burn as hot as 2-thousand degrees Fahrenheit.
And the bigger the fire cracker the bigger the risk.
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((IF YOU DO GET HURT COME INTO THE ER LET US LOOK AT YOU. SOMETIMES THERE IS DEEPER DAMAGE THAN YOU THINK 39 NUMBER TWO IF THE HOME REMEDIES ARE GOING TO BE USED. REMEMBER FOR MINORS BURNS JUST USE ICE AND REST THE AREA. SOME TYLENOL OR ADVIL DEPENDING ON YOUR SITUATION)) [RUNS15]
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Vail recommends watching a professional display. But he does advise wearing cotton clothing not anything rayon or nylon to the event. He says there is always a possibility that burning falling debris can land on you --and nylon or material like that can burn to your skin.
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Jean, And remember in some localities certain types of fireworks are illegal --so make sure to check with your local fire department.

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The government released some less than encouraging news about unemployment today. We'll tell you what it was next.
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Also we will see how some hunters are working hard to meet the demand for a pricey delicacy.
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Some tense moments for firefighters this afternoon.
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The first report of a fire on Mountain Avenue SouthEAST indicated there was a child trapped inside the two-story structure. Then neighbors told firefighters there could be as many as THREE people in the house. The fire was contained to the front of the house. Two crews managed to get inside- They determined there was nobody home. The battalion chief says the back of the house remains fairly well intact. The house next door was also damaged.
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A new Defense Department contract has led to major expansion at one of Bedford County's biggest employers.
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Barr Laboratories today dedicated a new 20-thousand square foot facility that will manufacture the adenovirus (ADD-ih-no-vi-rus) vaccine.
The medication will be given to new recruits so they don't lose critical training time to the flu-like illness.
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((BRUCE DOWNEY/BARR LABS CEO: ECONOMICALLY THIS IS IMPORTANT, BUT I WOULDN'T SAY IT'S THE MOST SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENT. IT'S OUR FIRST STEP INTO THE BIOLOGICS AREA AND THAT FIRST STEP IS ALWAYS IMPORTANT, BUT IT'S THE SECOND, THIRD AND FOURTH STEPS THAT REALLY HAVE THE BIGGEST POTENTIAL FOR US. SO IT'S A LEARNING PROCESS, WE'RE EXCITED ABOUT IT, WE THINK IT'S OPENING THE DOOR TO A BRIGHT NEW FUTURE.))
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The new contract is worth 34 million dollars and is expected to add dozens of new jobs.
Barr hopes to win F-D-A approval of its product by 2007.. it would then begin manufacturing and distributing the medicine to the armed forces.
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Barr Labs currently employs about 400 people in its facility near Forest.
It makes mostly off-patent medicines for the commercial market.

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The nation's unemployment lines got a bit longer last month.
The Labor department says the June jobless rate jumped from six point one percent to six point four percent.
It's the highest national unemployment rate since April of 1994.
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((ELAINE CHAO/LABOR SECRETARY: AS THE ECONOMY GAINS STEAM AND AS AND AS PEOPLE GAIN CONFIDENCE ABOUT THEIR JOB PROSPECTS, THEY WILL DECLARE THEMSELVES BACK IN THE JOB MARKET AND THEREFORE THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE MAY INCREASE THAT'S WHAT WE'RE SEEING TODAY.))
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President Bush says he's confident the recent tax cut will help the economy.
More on the economy and how the markets finished up the week coming up in our Marketwatch report.

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Some hunters are making big money out in the woods.
But they are not in search of big game. Instead they are looking for something smaller, but much more profitable.
Kimberly Osias has more.
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Coming up next on the newscast, Robin will have our holiday forecast.
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[VO] Then following Sports, we'll tell you where you can relive the days of Hot Rods and Lendy's restaurant... but if you want to do it, you will have to hurry.
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Coming up today in Sports, Travis Wells will have the highlights from Wimbledon.
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Plus we will see a hot dog that even a champion eater couldn't finish.
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Stocks ended the abbreviated trading session in the red today as investors cashed in profits after two days of gains.
Alexis Christoforous has more.
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(( NO FIREWORKS ON WALL STREET TODAY.. INSTEAD, A SURPRISE JUMP IN THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE HELD STOCKS BACK IN THE FINAL TRADING DAY OF THE HOLIDAY SHORTENED WEEK. THE MARKET IS CLOSED TOMORROW FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY.
THE DOW
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THE NASDAQ
THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE SURGED TO A NINE YEAR HIGH IN JUNE AND NOW SITS AT 6 POINT 4 PERCENT. AT THE SAME TIME, THE ECONOMY LOST 30-THOUSAND JOBS FOR THE MONTH, WITH FACTORY WORKERS ESPECIALLY HARD HIT. THE SHOWING WAS MUCH WORSE THAN ECONOMISTS EXPECTED.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT.. BUSINESS SOFTWARE MAKER SIEBEL SYSTEMS RALLIED 3 PERCENT DESPITE A PROFIT WARNING..
AND AT&T RANG UP LOSSES AFTER STANDARD AND POORS LOWERED THE COMPANY'S DEBT RATING BECAUSE OF INCREASED COMPETITION AND SLUGGISH SALES.
MORTGAGE RATES CLIMBED AGAIN THIS WEEK ... THE AVERAGE RATE FOR A 30 YR LOAN IS 5.4 PERCENT UP FROM 5.24 PERCENT LAST WEEK.. THAT'S THE BIGGEST ONE WEEK JUMP IN RATES SINCE MID MARCH. THE AVERAGE RATE FOR A 15 YEAR LOAN IS 4.75 PERCENT, UP FROM 4.63 PERCENT A WEEK EARLIER.. ECONOMISTS PREDICT MORTGAGE RATES HAVE BOTTOMED OUT AND WILL STEADILY MOVE HIGHER AS THE ECONOMY RECOVERS. AT THE CBS MW NEWSDESK I'M AC IN NEW YORK.
TRACK ALL THE AFTER THE BELL ACTION AT CBS.MW.COM..I'M AC IN NEW YORK.
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The Colorado Rockies have shut down all their stadium escalators for tonight's game,
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just a day after a three-story-high escalator went haywire, tossing dozens of screaming baseball fans into a heap. At least 32 people were hurt; nine are still in the hospital. A fire official says most injuries were fractures, cuts and bruises, and none appears to be critical.
Inspectors who looked at the escalator after the accident are at a loss to explain it.
Now, all seven escalators will be shut down for tonight's game, and it isn't clear when they'll be restarted.
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Good afternoon folks and welcome to the Thursday ticker. We start on the grass at Wimbledon where there will be a sister slam part 6. Serena Williams made short work of Justine Henin Hardenne today while Venus took care of Kim Clijsters in three sets.
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Serena swung so hard at one point today that she lost an earring. She was that determined to avenge her French Open loss to Henin-Hardenne, winning 6-3, 6-2. The Williams sisters have combined to win the last three Wimbledon titles, and have played in four of the last five Grand Slam Finals.
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After being rained out last night, the Avalanche tries to get back on the field tonight in a three game set with the Lynchburg Hillcats.
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Salem holds a 2 and 6 record so far this season against Lynchburg and would like nothing more than to improve on that percentage against a very balanced and talented Hillcats team.
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The second half of the Nascar season gets kick started tonight in Daytona with qualifying for Saturday's Pepsi 400. It's also the beginning of a 20 race stretch with no off weeks.
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The Roanoke Stars 14 and under girls and 15 and under boys soccer teams leave for Europe this weekend for 19 days of international competition.
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The Boys U-15 team will play in Copenhagen Denmark and then travel to Gottenberg Sweden for the largest youth soccer tournament in the world that features 12 hundred teams.
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That's it for the ticker, coming up at six, more words from the Cup drivers on returning to Daytona. See ya then everybody.

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For one night Lendy's, the drive-in restaurant will return to Williamson Road.
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Lendy's like this one, used to be all over the region but have all since closed.
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Tonight Mayor Ralph Smith takes a time warp to the fifties and sixties when Lendy's WAS Roanoke.
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((FOR ME, FOR THOSE A LITTLE YOUNGER THAN MYSELF IT'S AN EXPERIENCE TO SEE HOW IT WAS IN THE FIFTIES AND SIXTIES. YOU HAVE SEEN THE MOVIE GREASE AND AMERICAN GRAFFITI. IT'S RELIVED HERE RIGHT HERE.))
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You can also get a little taste of the era.
The Mayor is selling famous dishes like the Buddy Boy burger, the Longfella sandwich, and strawberry pie.
It all starts tonight at 7pm at Lendy's former location in the 56-hundred block of Williamson Road.
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Finally today, if you are like most people, you will eat a hot dog or two over the holiday weekend.
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But you probably will not eat anything like this.
The Vienna Sausage company unveiled the world's largest hot dog yesterday.
This winning wiener measures 16 feet, one inch, surpassing the old record of 15 feet, three inches. The bun alone weighs four pounds.
This Chicago-style hot dog took seven people to assemble and it was garnished with a quart of mustard, a pound of relish, 36 slices of tomato, a pound of onions, 36 pickle spears, 48 sport peppers and a lot of celery salt.
By the way, it's estimated that Americans will down seven-billion hot dogs this summer.
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