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Coming up on News 7-

State budget cuts have left many cultural organizations struggling to make ends meet.
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And 12-hundred workers in Fieldale could soon find out whether or not they will be out of a job.
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Tonight on News 7 Sports, a Swiss mister wins Wimbledon, Tiger Woods rolls at the Western Open, and
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we'll find out how Tech's new league will affect athletic fundraising.
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Another round of showers and storms this afternoon producing impressive rainfall amounts and flash flooding. The weather pattern continues into the work week. The details coming up in the 7-day planner.
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A local family lost its home to fire today. Neighbors believe it may have been sparked by the weather.
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Good evening, I'm Joy Sutton in for Teresa Hamilton.

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Lightning may be to blame for a house fire in Craig County this afternoon.
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Around four o' clock, firefighters responded to a home off of Route 621 near the Roanoke County line.
The owners called 9-1-1 after smelling smoke. They evacuated the home for fear a propane tank would explode.
Heavy smoke from the fire was visible for miles.
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Firefighters were able to knock down the flames in about 45 minutes, but officials say the home is a total loss.
Investigators did not want to speculate on a cause, but neighbors say it started after lightning struck the building.
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[Pillowtex]


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Some of the uncertainly surrounding the future of the Pillowtex Corporation could soon be cleared up.
A British textile firm has made an offer to buy the struggling cooperation for more than 350-MILLION dollars.
Pillowtex which operates a plant in Fieldale --- has been considering selling or filling for bankruptcy. The company

recently defaulted on a five year loan and has been losing money.
The firm, Broome and Wellington, which made the offer for Pillowtex buys and sells unfinished fabric and bedding products.
About 12-hundred people work at the Fieldale facility.

[State-Funding]


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State funding for the area's cultural organizations has been completely cut off.
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Starting July first places like Explore Park and the Science Museum of Western Virginia stopped receiving state money.

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((ROGER ELLMORE/EXPLORE PARK EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: IT'S GOING TO BE VERY DIFFICULT THE NEXT TWO OR THREE YEARS THE WAY THE STATE BUDGET LOOKS TO GET FUNDING FROM THE STATE FOR THE NON- STATE AGENCIES, EVEN THOUGH EXPLORE PARK IS A LITTLE BIT OF AN ANOMALY BECAUSE WE'RE ACTUALLY A STATE AUTHORITY. WE'RE A SUBDIVISION OF GOVERNMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA AND YET ARE GETTING NO FINANCIAL SUPPORT.))
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Ellmore says the park is fortunate because Roanoke County stepped in to make up some of the difference when state funding was cut back. Some projects the park has begun working on are moving forward because they are being developed using grant money. But, Ellmore says grants are increasingly harder to get because more organizations are applying for them. He says he hopes money will start flowing through the park again once the economy improves and the state learns how to deal with the needs of the government.
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A group of local missionaries embarked on a new mission today.
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44- members of Cave Spring United Methodist Church left today on their way to Summers County, West Virginia. The group will be doing home repairs for those in need.
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((BRUCE PRILLAMAN/APPALACHIA SERVICE PROJECT ORGANIZER: WE ALWAYS GET A WHOLE LOT MORE THAN WE GIVE. ANYTIME YOU CAN SHARE WITH PEOPLE AND BE WITH THE PEOPLE. MAYBE GIVE THEM A LITTLE BIT OF HOPE AND WE GET A WHOLE LOT OF INSPIRATION AS WE HAMMER AND NAIL AND CUT AND SAW.))
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[OUT Q=and cut and saw]
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Bruce Prillaman has been going on the trip since 1989, but he says each year there's a new experience and challenge. The church raised 11- thousand dollars for the week- long trip. Participants also took part in service projects to help prepare them for the challenge.
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((MARY ELLEN GROSS/APPALACHIA SERVICE PROJECT: WE HAVE A PROGRAM CALLED MULCH MINISTRY AND WE WILL DO SMALL BUILDING PROJECTS FOR INDIVIDUALS IN THEIR HOMES. WE DO A LOT OF GARDENING AND WE'LL SPREAD THE MULCH, THEY PURCHASE THE MULCH AND WE WILL COME OUT AND SPREAD THE MULCH AND DO THE GROOMING OF THEIR YARDS FOR THEM.))
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An organization called Appalachia Service Projects provides supplies for the repairs. The Cave Spring group will be joined by a church from South Carolina.
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At least a thousand people are expected to meet at the Hotel Roanoke this week for a conference members call the most unique in America. The group's mission is simply-- to save the world. Jennifer Wishon has a preview.
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((TO BE A CHRISTIAN TO BE SAVED TODAY AS WELL.))
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New Testament Churches have one main goal... Save people.. Everywhere.
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((KENNY SIMMONS: OUR DESIRE IS TO START LOCAL NEW TESTAMENT BAPTIST CHURCHES THROUGHOUT BLACK AMERICA AND OF COURSE THROUGHOUT THE WORLD AS WELL.))
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Specifically, the group hopes to Evangelize Black America and this week, they're bringing a massive international conference to Roanoke called COEBA for short.
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((JENNIFER WISHON/REPORTING: VICTORY INDEPENDENT BAPTIST CHURCH HERE ON HERSHBERGER ROAD IS A PRODUCT OF THE COEBA MINISTRIES. IT'S ONE OF 17 CHURCHES THAT ALL GREW FROM THE ORIGINAL IN BAILEYS CROSSROADS, VIRGINIA.))
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That's where Victory's pastor got started.
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((KENNY SIMMONS: A COUPLE OF SOUL WINNERS CAME BY MY HOUSE, KNOCKED ON MY DOOR. ASKED ME IF I WAS GOING TO HEAVEN WHEN I LEFT THIS WORLD. I TOLD THEM I WASN'T SURE.))
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Simmons went to church the following Sunday, and eventually felt led to preach. Like others who've started New Testament Churches, Simmons returned to his hometown of Roanoke. ((Nats of singing)) Pastor Jeff Lockett is returning to his hometown in Texas to start the youngest church in the network.
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((JEFF LOCKETT: I HAVE ALL THOSE OTHER CHURCHES AS EXAMPLES TO LOOK AT SO THEY'RE SORT OF LIKE BIG BROTHERS TO LOOK AT AND GET ADVICE FROM SO IT'S EXCITING.))
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Pastor Craig Bennett is attending this week's conference from Mons, Belgium. He'll go on to start a church in Atlanta after being inspired by some church- goers overseas.
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((CRAIG BENNETT: AS WE SEE THE AMERICAN MILITARY, THE SOLDIERS THAT COME OVER THERE, THEY GET SAVED AND THEN THEIR FAMILIES AND THEN THEY COME BACK AND THEY'RE LOOKING FOR A CHURCH TO ATTEND BUT THOSE CHURCHES MANY TIMES THEY CAN'T FIND OVER HERE.))
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But before he heads to Atlanta he'll attend the conference for an organization he says has the power to make a difference.
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((CRAIG BENNETT: THERE ARE A LOT OF DIFFERENT ORGANIZATIONS OUT THERE, BUT THE DIFFERENCE I THINK IN THIS ONE HERE IS THE CONCENTRATED EFFORT THAT'S BEING APPLIED TO NOT JUST REACH BLACK AMERICA, BUT TO TRAIN UP YOUNG MEN TO BE PART OF THE MINISTRY.))
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And you don't have to be Black to be a part of the conference. Organizers say they hope their efforts will help save all the people of the world. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Roanoke.))

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Virginia Senator John Warner says the government needs to be careful as it considers sending troops to another troubled country. We'll have the details after the break.
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Also we'll see how some lumberjacks are making names for themselves for swinging bats instead of axes.
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[Warner]


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Was the U-S led war in Iraq justified? It's a question that's being reviewed by the Senate Intelligence Committee.
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While some senators question whether intelligence information was hyped, Virginia Senator John Warner says he doesn't see any evidence that the Bush Administration manipulated information for political reasons.
Meanwhile, Warner says pressure should soon be taken off of U-S troops as Iraqi's take control of their country.
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((BEFORE THIS MONTH IS OUT, WITHIN WEEKS, THE IRAQIS WILL BEGIN TO TAKE OVER THE RESPONSIBILITIES IN THE INTERIM AUTHORITY OF THEIR OWN GOVERNMENT, AND THAT MESSAGE WILL SPREAD THROUGHOUT IRAQ. WE WILL INDICATE TO THEM, "AS SOON AS YOU CAN TAKE YOUR OWN COUNTRY, AND AS SOON AS YOU'RE SATISFIED WITH THE LEVEL OF SECURITY THAT YOU, THE IRAQIS, CAN ESTABLISH, WE'RE OUT OF THERE))
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On "Meet the Press" this morning, Warner also discussed the U-S involvement in the turmoil in Liberia.
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((WE'VE GOT TO THINK THROUGH VERY, VERY CAREFULLY THE INSERTION OF U.S. FORCES IN THERE. IT'S A PRESIDENTIAL DECISION. BUT I WOULD SAY TO THE SENATE LEADERSHIP AND MOST RESPECTFULLY TO THE PRESIDENT, I WOULD WANT A VOTE IN THE CONGRESS BEFORE WE BEGIN TO COMMIT SUBSTANTIAL FORCES INTO THAT REGION))
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Bush is considering sending peacekeeping troops to Liberia. A U-S military team was due to leave for the African nation today to study the possibility.
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The American Red Cross has issued an emergency appeal for blood donors.
The organization only has a one day supply of O- Negative blood.
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O- Negative can be substituted in an emergency when there's not enough time to test a patient's blood type. In addition, the medical director for the Appalachian Region says the Red Cross cannot meet hospital requests for four blood types.
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[Take Pinnacle Full] Donation sites will be set up all week across the viewing area. To find a location near you contact the Red Cross at 1-800- GIVE- LIFE or www- dot- red cross- dot- org.

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Some Lumberjacks in Covington are getting a lot of attention. But as Richard Lesko tells us, it's not for cutting down trees.
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(( The Covington Lumberjacks are only in their third year of existence, but have already seen success. In the first two years, the team lost in the championship series of the Shenandoah Valley League. It's a different sort of league than it looks, as all of the players come from colleges around the nation to play a little summer ball.
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((JASON HELMINTOLLER/LUMBERJACKS CO-OWNER; PLAYERS ARE RECRUITED FROM ACROSS THE NATION FROM DIVISION 1 DOWN TO DIVISION 3, WE'VE GOT A MIX OF ALL THREE ON THE TEAM, AS FAR WEST AS SAN ANTONIO TEXAS, AS FAR NORTH AS NEW JERSEY AND AS FAR SOUTH AS FLORIDA.)) [RUNS12]
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The league lets the players to improve their skills and gives them a chance to get recruited into the big leagues by bringing major league scouts to the games to find the best players.
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((BRIAN BOLES/LUMBERJACKS FIRST BASEMAN; IT'S A SITUATION THAT WE HAVE TO DEAL WITH IT, AND HOPEFULLY ON THAT GIVEN DAY YOU CAN RISE TO THE OCCASION, AND IMPRESS SOMEBODY, THAT'S WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT. )) [RUNS10]
[OUTQ=that's what it's all about.]

The players also get an education about a part of the country many had never even heard of before. The team lives with local families, and for two months becomes part of the community.
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[INQ=The enjoyment...]

((ART BRUMIT/HOST PARENT; THE ENJOYMENT OF BASEBALL FOR ONE THING, AND MY SON HERE HE ENJOYS HAVING THE GUYS AT THE HOUSE, LEARNS A GOOD BIT FROM THEM.)) [RUNS8]
[OUTQ=good bit from them.]
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((JASON HELMINTOLLER/LUMBERJACKS CO-OWNER; WE TRY TO PROVIDE THEM WITH A JOB HERE, PART TIME JOB, BUT IT'S HARD TO WORK THEM WITH A SCHEDULE WE PLAY. WE PLAY 40 GAMES IN TWO MONTHS.)) [RUNS8]
[OUTQ=40 games in two months.]

Players say that because the team is so involved in the Alleghany Highlands, the fans are paying them back.
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[INQ=I think we have the...]

((AARON WHITEHEAD/LUMBERJACKS PITCHER; I THINK WE HAVE THE BEST FAN SUPPORT OF ANY TEAM IN THE LEAGUE, AND ALL THE GUYS ON THE TEAM, EVERYBODY'S FROM EVERYWHERE, SO IT'S A GOOD MIX.)) [RUNS9]
[OUTQ=so it's a good mix.]

Three players from last years' squad were picked in the recent major league draft, putting today's players on their own field of dreams. Richard Lesko, News 7, Covington.))

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Coming up next on the newscast,
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Archaeologists in Jamestown think they have solved the 400 year old mystery behind their latest discovery.
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Archaeologists say they have evidence that the 400-year-old bones found earlier this year at Jamestown are most likely those of Captain Bartholomew Gosnold.
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The head of the Jamestown Rediscovery project says a spearlike staff discovered with the skeleton supports the assumption.
Officials earlier said that the decorative staff indicated the man was a high-ranking official of the Jamestown colony which was the first permanent European settlement in North America.
Gosnold was second-in-command at the settlement.
He commanded one of three ships that landed 107 settlers at Jamestown in May of 1607. He also helped design the triangular fort where they lived.
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Coming up, we'll look back at last night's Pepsi 400, 21 year old Roger Federer is the Wimbledon champ, and


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Lance Armstrong uses a borrowed bike to finish today's stage of the Tour de France after this crash involving 35 riders.
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[S-Tennis]


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Roger Feder became the first Swiss man to win Wimbledon today, taking care of Mark Phillipoussis in straight sets at the All England Club.
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Federer won the match 7-6, 6-2 and 7-6 thanks in large part to 21 aces to 14 for Phillipoussis. Federer never faced a break point and lost just one set in the entire tournament. He also improved to 12 and oh on grass this year. He took home just over 960 thousand dollars for his efforts.
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To the big league diamond where Boston had put up 20 runs against the Yankees this weekend in the Bronx, entering today's third game of the four game set. But Andy Pettitte stifled baseball's top hitting club pitching 8 strong innings.
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Pettitte struck out 10, while scattering 4 hits, and allowing just 1 run, a homer to Bill Mueller.
Curtis Pride, the former two sport star at William and Mary cranked a dinger to deep centerfield in his
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Yankees debut, as the Bronx Bombers beat up on the Red Sox 7 to 1.
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In Atlanta, Bobby Cox was tossed today for arguing a balk called on Mike Hampton.
But Chipper Jones hit two bombs for the Braves who have the best record in the National League after knocking off Montreal 7 to 5.
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Four time Tour de France champ Lance Armstrong was thrown from his bike, but not seriously hurt today in the first full stage of the race.
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Thirty-five riders were involved in the pileup that started when Spain's Jose Enrique Guiterrez slipped and went down in a sprint just a few hundred yards from the finish. Five riders were taken to a hospital for x-rays including US rider Tyler Hamilton, who has a broken collarbone and is doubtful for the rest of the Tour. Armstrong's bike had a flat, so he finished the race on the one of teammate Jose Luis Rubiera. He is 8th in the overall standings. Bradley McGee is the leader while Italy's Alessandro Pitacchi won the stage.
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In case you missed it last night, Winston Cup rookie Greg Biffle scored the upset of the season so far by winning the Pepsi 400 at Daytona for his first series win.
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The former Truck and Busch Series champion pitted to top off his gas tank under the caution at lap 79. That allowed him to make it the rest of the way on one more stop. Biffle led the last 21 laps for the win which wasn't secured until his closest pursuer, Bobby Labonte ran out of gas on the final circuit. For Biffle, the victory was just his second top ten finish of the season.
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Matt Kenseth finished 6th and increased his points lead to 180 over Dale Earnhardt, Junior.

[S-Money]


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Virginia Tech won't officially join the ACC for another year - but the University is already starting to feel the positive effects of joining the Atlantic Coast Conference. The West side expansion is alive and well, and athletic fundraising is expected to reach unprecedented highs.
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[OUT Q=...AS A WHOLE."]
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[S-Golf]


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Play has resumed at the 100th Western Open after a weather delay just outside Chicago. Tiger Woods has it on cruise control in the final round. Woods who set the 54 hole Western Open record yesterday is currently at 23-under par thru 13 holes. He leads Rich Beem by 7 shots. Highlights on the way at 11.
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The US Women's Open is also in the home stretch out in Oregon. Tour rookie Hillary Lunke is atop the leaderboard at 3-under par while Angela Stanford and Annika Sorenstam are giving chase just a couple of shots back. Lynchburg's Donna Andrews sits at 4-over thru 13 holes, tied for tenth.
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