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Coming up on News 7- An airplane is routed back to Roanoke following a dispute on board.
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Authorities arrest a witness in a Henry County murder case. A new exhibit has "spirits soaring" at the Science Museum.
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Plus, Brent says get ready for another sunny but hot day. News 7 is next.


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[vo-nat] Another violent day in Iraq-- as four more American soldiers lose their lives.
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Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[Iraq-Latest]


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Three of the soldiers were killed while guarding a children's hospital northeast of Baghdad. A fourth U-S soldier died and two others wounded when their convoy was attacked west of Baghdad. Scott Rapoport has the latest.
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((DASHING HOPES THAT THE DEATH OF SADDAM HUSSEIN S SONS MIGHT SLOW DOWN DAILY GUERILLA ASSAULTS - THREE MORE AMERICAN SOLDIERS DIED SATURDAY DURING A SURPRISE GRENADE ATTACK. IT HAPPENED IN FRONT OF A CHILDREN S HOSPITAL ABOUT 45 MILES NORTHEAST OF BAGHDAD. THE SOLDIERS WERE PART OF THE FOURTH INFANTRY DIVISION, GUARDING THE HOSPITAL (WHERE SOME OF THEIR INJURED COMRADES WERE RECUPERATING.) FOUR OTHERS WERE WOUNDED: SUPER: Sgt. Abbott/US Army spokesman
SOT: 3 of the 4 released back to unit - the 4th medically evacuated
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TO THE NORTH IN MOSUL, ENGINEERS WITH THE 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION BEGAN DEMOLITION OF THE VILLA WHERE THE HUSSEIN BROTHERS WERE KILLED. THE DEBATE CONTINUES AMONG IRAQIS AS TO WHETHER IMAGES OF THE BODIES BROADCAST FRIDAY AROUND THE WORLD, WERE IN FACT UDAY AND QUSAY. WASHINGTON SAYS DENTAL RECORDS PROVE THEY WERE THE BROTHERS. D-N-A RESULTS COULD COME IN AS EARLY AS NEXT WEEK. SOLDIERS SAY THE COUNTRY IS EVEN MORE DANGEROUS NOW -
SOT: before they were killed, the city was only attacking at night time - but now they re attacking at daytime.
SOT: at first I didn t feel that threatened, now I feel more threatened - I think it s going to get worse before bette

r IN SADDAM HUSSEIN S HOMETOWN OF TIKRIT, AMERICAN FORCES ARE ANTICIPATING RETALIATION FOR THE KILLINGS. MANY OF THE TOWNSPEOPLE DISPUTE THE BROTHERS ARE DEAD. THE CITY IS UNDER HIGH ALERT AS SOLDIERS SET UP CHECK POINTS THROUGHOUT AND INCREASE PROTECTIVE MEASURES. THE U-S MILITARY SAYS TROOPS ARE FACING AN AVERAGE OF TWELVE ATTACKS A DAY - BRINGING THE DEATH TOLL TO 161 SINCE THE WAR AGAINST SADDAM HUSSEIN BEGAN. SCOTT RAPOPORT, CBS NEWS, NY))

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Armed men have taken over a financial and diplomatic center in the Philippines and are holding two Americans and four Australian diplomats as hostages.
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The incident comes hours after the Philippine president ordered military police to arrest 70 junior officers suspected of plotting a political coup. The officers deny they were planning a coup and accuse the government of staging recent bombings that have been blamed on Muslim extremists to get more financial support from the U-S.
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((PRESIDENT GLORIA MACAPAGAL ARROYO-THEY ARE FUGITIVES FROM MILITARY JUSTICE. THIS IS AN EXERCISE DOOMED FROM THE START. IT HAS NO MORAL CAUSE. IT VIOLATES THE WELFARE OF THE PEOPLE))
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Several of the officers were seen setting up explosives at one of Manila's largest shopping malls. The deserters are armed with high powered military weapons--and have issued a statement demanding the government resign.
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[Henry-Arrests]


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Four people have been arrested in what Henry County authorities describe as a robbery conspiracy that turned to murder.
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19 year old Nicholas Ryan Marshall was shot in the face shortly after midnight on Wednesday and died a few hours later.
Another man was bound with duct tape in Marshall's apartment on Melrose Drive. He told investigators that two men entered the apartment, stole money and drugs from Marshall before shooting him.
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[TAKE VIA PAGE FS] Authorities now say that man, 22 year old Drewery Joseph Via the Third was actually in on the plot to rob Marshall of money and 15 pounds of marijuana. He is being held at the Henry County Jail without bond. He, along with three other men have been charged with first degree murder, conspiracy to commit robbery, and firearms violations. [TAKE TURNER PAGE FS] 22 year old Jason Ray Turner of Bassett is also being held at the Henry County Jail. [TAKE OLIVER PAGE FS] And 18 year old George Anthony Oliver of Martinsville is being held without bond at the Franklin County Jail.
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Another 17 year old man was arrested in connection with the murder. He is being held at a juvenile detention center in Danville.

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Police in Lynchburg say an accident involving a tractor trailer sent six people to the hospital. According to investigators, a tractor trailer traveling North on the Expressway overturned, tossing its trailer across the concrete divider, hitting two cars. One person is in stable condition at Lynchburg General and another was sent to U-V-A Medical Center. The northbound lane is clear now, but the southbound lane still has some cleanup. An investigation is still underway.

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An airplane flying out of Roanoke was brought back to the airport earlier today after a dispute between a passenger and a flight attendant. F-B-I officials say the argument started over luggage shortly after takeoff. After the plane returned to the airport, the passenger was put onto another flight. Authorities say the incident was just a misunderstanding, and no charges will be filed.

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It's been nearly seven months since a local Army Reserve Unit was activated. And, it could be another six months before the soldiers return and that's putting a strain on their families. But as Jennifer Wishon reports, they're looking to the Army for support.
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((Yardsales are a common sight on Saturday morning's, but this one's different. Proceeds are going towards a program many families have learned to lean on.
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((KIM SHEPPARD))
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More than 200 Army Reservists headquartered in Salem have been stationed at Fort Eustis since January. Major Bob Barnes just returned.
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((BOB BARNES: AT THE PEAK OF OUR ACTIVITY BACK IN FEBRUARY, MARCH AND APRIL WHEN WE WERE DEPLOYING A LOT OF UNITS WE HAD OVER 2000 SOLDIERS UNDER OUR COMMAND RIGHT THERE AT FORT EUSTIS.))
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Back home, soldier's families turned to the Army's family readiness group.
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((BOB BARNES: LIKE YOU TAKE SOMEONE WHO LIVES IN ROANOKE OR SALEM, THEIR NEXT DOOR NEIGHBORS AREN'T DEPLOYED RIGHT NOW AND IT'S HARD FOR THEM TO UNDERSTAND WHAT THAT SPOUSE OR FAMILY MEMBER IS GOING THROUGH.))
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((KIM SHEPPARD:))
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Lori Frantz is one of those spouses. She has four- year- old twin boys and a two year old daughter. She says she's thankful for Army events like these while her husband is away.
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((LORI FRANTZ: IT'S BEEN REALLY ROUGH. IT'S REALLY HARD WHEN YOU GO FROM HAVING YOUR HUSBAND THERE TO HELP YOU TAKE CARE OF THE KIDS TO HAVING TO PUT YOUR KIDS IN DAY CARE AND SPEND A THOUSAND DOLLARS A MONTH IN DAYCARE WHILE YOUR HUSBAND CAN GO OFF AND DEFEND HIS COUNTRY.))
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During those rough times she's learned to depend on her Army family.
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((LORI FRANTZ: IT'S GREAT, YOU KNOW YOU HAVE PEOPLE TO TALK TO, YOU CAN CALL THEM ON THE PHONE, YOU CAN EMAIL THEM. THEY'RE ALWAYS THERE FOR YOU IF YOU NEED A SHOULDER TO CRY ON.))
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Even though it's been rough and she's ready for him to come home, Frantz says she's extremely proud of her husband. Jennifer Wishon, News 7.))

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The federal government has started mailing out tax rebate checks to Virginia taxpayers. The checks represent an advance of this year's child tax credit increase and will go to most parents who claimed the credit on their two-thousand two tax returns. The maximum credit is 600 to one thousand dollars. The mailing date depends on the last two digits of the taxpayer's social security number.

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A Henry County textile plant has several more days to make good on its loans.
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Pillowtex now has until Thursday to arrange payment of the money. In the meantime, the troubled textile maker will continue working to arrange a sale that will avert bankruptcy. Last month Pillowtex missed a quarterly loan payment to its banks. That gave the banks the right to demand repayment of the loans. The company employs about 12 hundred people at its plant in Fieldale.
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Still to come on NEWS 7 at eleven. Authorities say it could be days before they're able to determine if a body discovered in Texas is that of a missing basketball player.
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And, hundreds are forced from their homes after a series of powerful earthquakes rock Japan.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells back in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, hockey season is months away, but we'll get you ready with the ECHL Jamboree. The Avs return home to battle Lynchburg, and Lee Suggs is still missing from the Cleveland Browns training camp. Plus, Lance has just a little more pedaling left to claim his 5th straight Tour

de France. All that and more coming up in sports.))[Missing-Player]


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Tests are under way on a decomposed body found this morning in Waco, Texas. Officials believe it may be the body of missing Baylor basketball player Patrick Dennehy. Elizabeth Sanchez has details.
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((The badly decomposed body was found just five miles from the Baylor campus -- where basketball player Patrick Dennehy went missing six weeks ago. Sheriff Larry Lynch/McLennan County Sheriff's Dept. "Around 9am today, I advised Patrick's family that an unidentified body had been found." Searchers uncovered the remains in an abandoned gravel pit. Police are relying on an autopsy to confirm if the body is in fact Dennehy. Track: On Friday , the family and girlfriend of Dennehy toured the Baylor campus. Earlier they went to his apartment to remove his belongings.
SOT: Valerie Brabazon: Dennehys mother : The only thing missing was my son. It was kind of hard on me as a mother and

I left it up to Jessica to finish it up. Track: Police say Carlton Dotson, Dennehy's roommate, confessed to FBI agents and gave them locations to search for the players body. Dennehys family says the two were friends and their thoughts are also with their sons alleged killer.
SOT: Brian Brabazon, Dennehys step-father : Hes suffering too I'm sure...his whole family is also suffering and nobody

needs to be going through this." Standup Close: Elizabeth Sanchez/Reporting Dotson is fighting extradition in Maryland where hes in custody. He could come back to Texas after a hearing next month. Elizabeth Sanchez, CBS News, Waco.))


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A memorial was held today for a slain New York City councilman.
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Prayer and religious songs were the prime feature at the rally honoring James Davis. Davis was shot and killed Wednesday at City Hall by a political rival, who was gunned down himself by a police officer. Today's memorial was billed as a "Stop the Violence" rally--the same kind of rally that Davis was known for holding during his career. His body will lie in state Monday in the City Hall Rotunda--it is the first such honor for a New York political figure since 19-18. In a separate incident, a man was arrested for threatening another city council member.
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More than a thousand people in Northern Japan have fled their homes following three powerful earthquakes and hundreds of aftershocks.
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There are no reported fatalities, but more than 400 people have been injured. The second quake registered 6.2 on the Richter Scale and was centered about 190 miles north of Tokyo. There are no reports of damage at a nuclear plant near the epicenter. Heavy rains along with the quakes have increased the chances of mudslides.
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A local community honors its emergency responders, celebrating 60 years of service.
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and what would a Saturday night be without a little toilet humor? We'll show you one contest where the winner is DEFINITELY flushed with pride.
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[EMT-Anniversary]


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It's 60 years and counting for one Bedford organization.
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This morning-- the Bedford Lifesaving Crew celebrated its 60th anniversary with opening ceremonies at the crew hall.
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((RANDY KRANTZ: THERE IS NO GREATER SERVICE THAT SOMEONE CAN PROVIDE THAN TO BE WILLING TO LAY DOWN YOUR LIFE, AND THEY LIVE THAT, THESE VOLUNTEERS THIS RESCUE SQUAD, ARE THE BACKBONE OF OUR COMMUNITY, AND FOR BEDFORD TO HAVE 60 YEARS OF TRADITION WHEN THE OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT ACTS THAT PUT RESCUE SQUADS INTO PLACE, ARE ONLY 25 TO 30 YEARS OLD, THEY WERE REALLY AHEAD OF THE CURVE AND WE'RE JUST SO PROUD OF THEM. ))
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The celebration then moved over to the Elks home, for lunch along with games and contests. The celebration also included testimonials from folks who had been helped by the rescue squad.
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The 2nd annual Floyd Fest is just a few weeks away, and organizers hope it will be an experience that's "Out of this World".
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That's the theme of this year's event that features acts from all over the world. More than 150 volunteers were in Floyd County today for a "work party." Volunteers worked off a festival ticket by building structures and enhancing the site's 80- acres. Organizers say they hope this year's event will be a perfect mixture of different cultures.
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((ERIKA JOHNSON/FLOYDFEST DIRECTOR: BOUNDRY CROSSING, GENRE MIXING, AFRO- APPALACHIAN GET DOWN, IN ADDITION TO THAT SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE. EACH OF OUR AREAS FROM OUR HEALING ARTS TO OUR CHILDREN'S AREA TO OUR AFRICAN VILLIAGE OUR WORKSHOP PORCH IT'S A FESTIVAL ITSELF.))
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The festival has a budget of half a million dollars, but many supplies have been acquired using a barter system. Johnson also says pre- ticket sales are up from last year. The three- day festival gets started August 15th.
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[NASA-Exhibit]


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The Science Museum of Western Virginia has teamed up with NASA to give you a "bird's eye view."
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"How to be a pilot" is an exhibit that allows students to simulate flying an aircraft. In doing so they learn about research for future flight development. This is the first time the simulator has ever been displayed.
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((STEWART HILL/SCIENCE MUSEUM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: NASA IS RESEARCHING A PROCESS CALLED SYNTHETIC VISION, WHICH DOWN THE ROAD IN THE FUTURE COULD BE THE WAY PILOTS NAVIGATE FLIGHT AND BASICALLY IT USES 3-D MAPPING OF TERRAIN OF TOPOGRAPHY TO ALLOW A PILOT TO FLY EVEN IN BAD WEATHER.))
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Synthetic Vision was tested in a small plane about a year ago in the Roanoke Valley. Hill says a lot of NASA's research ends up trickling down to commercial flight. By the way, this year marks the 100th year of powered air- travel. In honor of the milestone, the science museum will be offering a number of exhibits celebrating flight.
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[Toilet-Toss]


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Someone left the toilet seat up-- but no one was complaining in Milwaukee, Oregon today.
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That's because these toilet seats were up in the air. At the "Milwaukee Centennial Riverfront Blast" earlier today-- a few bucks got you a couple of tosses with the old toilet seat. It was all for a good cause, though. The money will go towards moving the city's sewage treatment plant. Organizers say they hope the bash will help bring some attention to the city's neglected water-front.
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Coming up in sports, the Avs and Hillcats renew their rivalry in Salem, Mike Stevens checks in from Ohio with Browns training camp notes, and Lance Armstrong is headed for a 5th title at the Tour de France, but first tonight's extra point,
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the ECHL is holding its 15th anuual Jamboree in Roanoke this weekend at the Clarion Hotel. Tonight, Henry Brabbham, the league's founder and Pat Kelly, the first commissioner of the league addressed fans from all across the country
---from Bakersfield, California, to New Orleans to Peoria, Illinois.
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Last night Salem's Fehlandt Lentini had a big night, going three for four to help the Avs knock off Lynchburg 5 to 4. Tonight the series shifted from the Hill City to Salem for game two.
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The sausages were a smokin' tonight at the ball park. I can almost taste it.
We pick it up in the second when Lynchburg's Jeff Keppinger wraps a base knock to shallow center. Walter Young and Ryan Doumit cross the dish for a 2-nothing Hillcats lead.
The Avs bats struggled tonight. Ryan Steagall goes down a swingin'. Lynchburg went on to win it 3 to
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1. The same two teams will meet tomorrow in Lynchburg. First pitch is set for 6:05.
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[S-Suggs]


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All seven of the Cleveland Browns draft picks remain unsigned tonight. That includes a long snapper who is holding out. Go figure that one. Roanoke's Lee Suggs is also among the unsigned. But Mike Stevens says that the group could don the pads very shortly.
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(( If you think the waters off of Lake Erie look a little uneasy - you should see the sight south of Cleveland. ((NAT SOUND)) This is the Browns' headquarters in Berea, Ohio - where team President and CEO Carmen Policy is gladly working the fans - and patiently waiting on Lee Suggs' and the other Browns' draft picks in get in camp. ((CARMEN POLICY:)) ((STANDUP:)) ((CARMEN POLICY:)) Suggs' locker remains stocked and ready for his arrival, but until he's signed sealed and delivered he can't step on the field or put on a uniform. At this Browns Training Camp in Berea, Ohio - Mike Stevens News 7 Sports.))

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[WIPE to ENG!!]
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In Spartanburg, South Carolina, the Carolina Panthers have started their second camp with Coach John Fox.
The Cats are anxious to improve on last season's 7 and 9 record.
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[S-Tour]


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Mother Nature played a role in today's 19th stage of the Tour de France, but she couldn't slow down American Lance Armstrong.
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Today's 30 mile time trial was treacherous after storms left water puddled along the roadway.
Armstrong's closest competitor, Jan Ullrich fell victim to the tough conditions. The German slipped and fell on the rain slickened course, got back up and finished 11 seconds behind Armstrong.
By the end, Armstrong's lead had grown to 76 seconds, the closest margin since he began his streak of victories in the 1999 race. The final stage Sunday in Paris is traditionally a ceremonial ride in which no one challenges the overall leader.
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The Winston Cup drivers are all set for tomorrow's Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono. Pole sitter Ryan Newman had the fastest lap in Happy Hour, but Tony Stewart wasn't far behind. Meanwhile the Busch Series invaded the Rocky Mountains for the TrimSpa 250.
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Stacy Compton was among the leaders early until this scrape with Casey Khane. Stacy had some damage, but did recover to finish 6th.
Late in the race, Scott Wimmer got past Jason Keller on a day when track temperatures reached 139 degrees. Wimmer beat the heat and held on for his first win of the season.
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Brendan Gaughan won the truck race at Michigan today for his 4th victory this season. Stuart's Jon Wood was 6th.