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Coming up on News 7,
Roanoke city school board members review potential candidates for the top job.
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And it was an EARLY welcome home for some soldiers in Franklin County, who've spent the past 12-months fighting in Iraq.
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Tonight in sports, Jeff Gordon talks about his success at the Martinsville Speedway
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and we'll go truckin' in the Kroger 250, where there was plenty of rammin' and bammin' to go around.
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Sunny skies and a Springtime heat wave arrived just in time for those outdoor events this weekend. Another beautiful day is on the way for Sunday. The full forecast is coming up.
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[IN Q=I feel it's an obligation]

((EMMETTE BIRD: I FEEL IT'S AN OBLIGATION THAT I OWE TO THE COUNTRY. MY FATHER DID IT. HIS FATHER DID IT BEFORE HIM AND IF PEOPLE DON'T STEP UP, WHO'S GOING TO DO IT?))
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A homecoming in Rocky Mount today as nearly 50 Virginia National Guard soldiers return from active duty.
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Good evening, I'm Myranda Stephens.

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It's been a year since some area families sent their loved ones off to war, but today members of the 1173rd Transportation Company were welcomed home.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Myranda & Jenn/BAM;]

Jennifer Wishon attended the celebration and is here now with more. Myranda, members of the 1173rd Transportation Company may not have known what they were getting into when they signed up for the Virginia National Guard, but last February it became very clear.
[LIVE=Jennifer/FULL]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1;]

That's when the soldiers learned their destination was Iraq and since then they've watched the country transform.

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[SUPER=01-Specialist Emmette Bird/Rocky Mount National Guard; :11]
[SUPER=01-Evonne Bird/Wife of Reservist; :59]
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((NATS OF GUYS HUGGING))
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It was a reunion family members have dreamed of for a year. And after months of missed birthdays, anniversaries and holidays it couldn't have come soon enough.
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((BIRD: IT WAS A LONG YEAR. AT LEAST FOR US, WE FELT SAFER LAST SUMMER THAN WE DID BEFORE WE LEFT.))
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[OUT Q=before we left]

Specialist Emmette Bird and the rest of the 1173rd landed in Iraq before the ground war ended and spent the first seven months of their deployment running supplies from north of Baghdad to southern Iraq. The last part of their tour was spent on escort missions through Tikrit and Fallujah.
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[IN Q=There are certain]

((BIRD: THERE ARE CERTAIN PARTS OF IRAQ THAT'S BAD AND WHEN IT'S BAD IT GETS BAD REALLY FAST SO YOU HAVE TO BE READY AND PREPARED FOR IT. MOST OF THE COUNTRY IT'S NOT LIKE THAT))
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[OUT Q=not like that]

Bird also served during Dessert Storm. Back then he and his wife Evonne only had one child - now they have three. But Evonne says she had a support network that helped her every day of her husband's deployment.
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[IN Q=A lot of support]

((EVONNE BIRD: IF I DIDN'T HAVE SUPPORT FROM FRIENDS, FAMILY, MY EMPLOYER I WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN ABLE TO DO IT. WE WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN ABLE TO CARRY ON.))
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((JENNIFER WISHON/JWISHON@WDBJ7.COM: NORMALLY TRANSPORT TROOPS AREN'T ON THE FRONT LINES OF BATTLE, BUT THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED TO THESE TROOPS WHILE FIGHTING IN IRAQ. THIS SUMMER THEY'LL TAKE THE LESSONS THEY LEARNED AND TRAIN A NEW SET OF RESERVISTS WHO COULD DEPLOY AS EARLY AS DECEMBER.))
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[BUTT BUTT BUTT BUTT]

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((STAFF SGT. JEROME SHELTON: WHEN WE GOT THERE WE THOUGHT WE KNEW EVERYTHING, BUT EACH DAY WAS SOMETHING DIFFERENT SO WE PRETTY MUCH TAUGHT OURSELVES AND PASSED ALONG THE TRAINING DOWN TO OUR OTHER PLATOONS AS FAR AS WHAT WE NEED TO DO MORE OF AND HOPEFULLY THAT EXPERIENCE WILL HELP ANY OTHER TRANSPORTATION UNITS IN THE FUTURE.))
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The soldiers were originally scheduled to come home NEXT weekend and while family members certainly didn't mind the early arrival it didn't give them much time to plan a big homecoming.
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Myranda, a larger celebration is now being planned for the fourth of July.

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The Roanoke City School Board took another step towards finding an interim superintendent today. During a closed work- session this morning the board reviewed the names of those who've expressed interest in the job.

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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Month;]

That after Superintendent Wayne Harris announced his plans to step down last month. Harris served as superintendent for eleven years. He'll officially step down in June, but will remain on paid leave through the end of the calendar year.
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The school board has until June first to appoint an interim superintendent.

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There was plenty of excitement at the NASCAR truck race in Martinsville, but some people were even more excited about the announcement made before the event.
One of the truck teams is moving to Henry County -- bringing about 75 jobs with it.
Jim Harris of H-T Motorsports says he plans to relocate his team this summer from Harrisburg, North Carolina, to work with Patrick Henry Community College, which offers degrees in race car construction.
The dean of the college motorsports program at Patrick Henry says second-year students will work with H-T Motorsports technicians to design vehicles and engines.
The average pay for the 75 jobs will be 16 dollars an hour.
H-T Motorsports fields the number 59 car driven by Mark McFarland.

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A major building blitz began in Roanoke today.
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In a matter of 48- hours Habitat for Humanity is building SIX homes. Four- hundred volunteers showed up in three shifts today, and the results were immediately visible.
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((CHRISTINA HATCH: AT 5:45 AM ALL YOU SAW WERE FOUNDATIONS AND FLOOR SYSTEMS. WITHIN TWO HOURS ALL THE WALLS WERE GOING UP, YOU SAW THE WINDOWS GO IN AND ROOF TRUSSES ARE BEGINNING TO GO UP. IN A VERY SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME WE'RE SEEING HOUSES DEVELOP.))
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Hatch says it's been ten years since Habitat took on a project of this magnitude. It's all in an effort to re- energize the program and provide more affordable housing in the city. The homes are located off Fairview Drive where work will continue tomorrow. Families are scheduled to start moving into the homes the end of June.
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Meanwhile, over in Salem, while a pair of homeowners were out, some students got busy.
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Imitating The Learning Channel's home improvement show, "While You Were Out" some Salem students took on a major renovation project. The homeowners were sent to a hotel for the day while the dogs were sent to the groomer. When they return they'll have a completely renovated home. Students on the mayor's youth council found out about the project by default.
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[IN Q=The family who lives]

((HOWARD HATCH/SALEM CITY COUNCILMAN: THE FAMILY WHO LIVES HERE WAS USING - WE HAVE A WOOD SUPPLY DOWN AT OUR RECYCLING CENTER WHERE WE GIVE WOOD TO PEOPLE WHO NEED IT AND HE WAS DOWN GETTING SOME OF THAT WOOD AND TALKING TO SOME OF THE GUYS AND WE FOUND OUT HE REALLY NEEDED IT SO THEY FOLLOWED HIM UP HERE AND SAW WHAT THE SITUATION REALLY WAS, SO WE'VE JUMPED IN HERE AND ARE JUST RE-DOING THE WHOLE THING.))
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Yesterday students cleaned and prepared the house. The family will receive everything from new siding to a completely renovated kitchen and bathroom.
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((MOLLY SATTERFIELD/YOUTH SERVICE PROJECT VOLUNTEER: IT'S A REALLY COOL FEELING BECAUSE YOU SEE IT IN THEIR EYES WHEN YOU LOOK AT THEM. YOU SEE THAT THEY REALLY CARE ABOUT IT AND JUST IT GIVES YOU A WARM FEELING IN YOUR HEART TO KNOW THAT YOU'RE DOING SOMETHING REALLY NICE FOR SOMEBODY AND IT JUST MAKES IT ALL WORTHWHILE - EVEN THOUGH IT'S ON OUR SPRING BREAK IT'S AWESOME.))
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The students and city employees who came out to help will reveal their work to the family tonight.
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Up next on the newscast, we'll look back at a busy week in the business world,
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Plus coming up after the break, we'll see why many families decided to go fly a kite.
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The beautiful weather just added to the beauty seen over the skies today at Roanoke County's Green Hill Park.
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That's where hundreds of people showed up for the Sixth Annual Family Kite Festival. The one day event features a variety of custom, hand-made kites, and even offers free kites to kids.
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((DEBBIE KAVITZ/ORGANIZER: THERE'S SOMETHING FOR EVERYBODY.WE HAVE SENIORS WHO COME OUT AND BRING THEIR LAWN CHAIRS AND JUST SIT AND ENJOY THE MUSIC AND THE KITE SHOW AND THEY ENJOY WATCHING THE KIDS PLAY, THE SINGLE FOLKS COME OUT AND VOLUNTEER AND HAVE A GREAT TIME AND IT'S A WONDERFUL DAY'S ACTIVITY FOR FAMILIES TO COME OUT AND ENJOY A WONDERFUL CLEAN ENVIRONMENT.))
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The festival also includes face-painting, arts and crafts and a tent where kids can build their own kites. Proceeds from the event go toward the Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce.
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Southside gets its biggest employment news in 40 years, a piece of history is getting a facelift, and Montgomery County takes a look at its Merchant's tax. Donald Graham has more in News 7's Business Review.
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A Texas company is bringing hundreds of new jobs to Danville. Telvista Incorporated is building a call center in the Airside Industrial Park. The company plans to hire 600 full and part time employees when construction is complete. The state helped Danville close the deal by providing half a million dollars in economic incentives. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]
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Giles County is hoping an old house becomes the region's newest tourist attraction. The U-S House of Representatives awarded 1.6 million dollars to help restore the historic Glen Alton property in the Jefferson National Forest. The money will be used to renovate the old lodge and caretaker's home as well as fix up the gardens and create two new trails.
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((CHRIS MCKLARNEY: THIS SITE IS ABOUT 7 MILES FROM MOUNTAIN LAKE, WHICH IS ONE OF OUR LARGEST TOURIST ATTRACTIONS. IT'S RIGHT NEXT TO THE CASCADES. SO THAT AREA IS IMPROVED EVEN MORE. IT WAS ALREADY A PRISTINE AREA AND THIS JUST GIVES ONE MORE ATTRACTION FOR PEOPLE TO COME AND VISIT. )) [RUNS:15]
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An old restaurant in Roanoke County is trading in its menus for wedding bells. It's been about a year and a half since the Sunnybrook Inn closed its doors. Now, it's been renamed the Constantia, and the owner plans to lease the facility as a corporate and banquet hall.
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((WE THOUGHT THAT THERE WAS A REAL BIG NEED FOR THIS, EVEN WHEN I WORKED WITH THE BRIDES IT'S VERY HARD TO FIND A LOCATION FOR THEM TO HAVE WEDDINGS AND RECEPTIONS AND THIS IS SUCH A CENTRAL LOCATION AND SUCH A BEAUTIFUL HOME I CAN ENVISION IT AS A WEDDING RECEPTION SITE 47)) [RUNS16]
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The Constantia (Kuhn-stan-chuh) is set to open in July. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]
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One local company is taking advantage of the low carb cash cow. Jerky Mikes in Roanoke County specializes in homemade beef jerky-
Now that so many people are adhering to high protein, low carb diets, that's helped sales of items like beef and buffalo jerky.
The owners used to make beef jerky as a hobby, but quit their jobs and decided to turn their hobby into a business. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]
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Montgomery County's controversial Merchant's Tax is back in the spotlight. The Board of Supervisors is talking about forming a committee to study the tax because so many businesses move their inventory to avoid paying it. The board wants a group of citizens and business leaders to help decide if lowering the tax would actually generate more money because car dealers would stop avoiding it.
For News 7, I'm Donald Graham and that's Business Review. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS] ))

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Travis Wells will join us in a few minutes with highlights from today's NASCAR truck race.
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But first, we'll hear about a ministry that is helping children get their kicks in a healthy way.
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A new inner city soccer league kicked-off its first game today in Roanoke.
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The Acts Two Ministry group organized the league, which is made up of about 80-kids and 25-coaches from across Southwest Virginia. Members say their hope is to get the children off the street and into the church.
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((OUR GOAL AS A MINISTRY IS TO NOT JUST MEET THE PHYSICAL NEEDS OF THE PEOPLE IN OUR NEIGHBORHOOD, OF WHICH OUR STAFF LIVES IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD, BUT IT'S ALSO TO MEET THE SPIRITUAL NEEDS. AND SO WE HAVE BIBLE STUDIES YOUTH OUTREACHES AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS TO BRING THEM CLOSER TO A RELATIONSHIP WITH CHRIST.))
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The league played its first four games today at Day Avenue Park. After the games, the kids were treated to some food and other fun stuff, including a moonwalk.
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Coming up, Rick Crawford picks up his first short track win, Ieva Kublina's got next in the WNBA, and
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the Virginia Cavaliers put the wraps on the spring football practice session.
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Last month in Atlanta, Rick Crawford broke his foot in a hard crash at Atlanta. Wearing a protective boot this weekend in Martinsville, Crawford gutted it out today in the Kroger 250, taking the checkered flag for the first time since last year's opener at Daytona.
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[SUPER=03-Martinsville/Kroger 250; :00]


A huge crowd of around 40 thousand showed up on a glorious Saturday afternoon for racing.
Pole sitter Jack Sprague was the race's early leader and was one of only three leaders. He was out front for a total of 118 laps on the day.
But as usual, a rash of yellow fever broke out and stuck around most of the afternoon. This melee in turn four took out outside pole sitter Chad Chaffin among others.
Stuart's Jon Wood, who won at Martinsville last year, started 19th but worked his way to the front, doing battle with Mike Skinner, on his way to a fourth place finish.
But three late race cautions led to a green, white, checkers finish as Crawford, broken foot and all, held off Dennis Setzer to win the Kroger 250.
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The Advance Auto Parts 500 takes the green flag tomorrow afternoon at 1. Five hundred laps on Nascar's shortest track means that the day is usually long and tempers fairly short.
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Jeff Gordon starts on the pole for the third straight time at Martinsville tomorrow, and with 5 wins in just 22 starts there, it's safe to say that Gordon knows how to get around the half mile bullring pretty well.
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The Virginia football team wrapped up the spring football season today with the annual spring festival. Alvin Pearman scored a TD and Wali Lundy threw a touchdown pass to Ottawa Anderson on the halfback option.
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Just two years ago, Al Groh was using up to 15 freshman, many of which started. Now those one time first year players are third year starters.
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[SUPER=01-Al Groh/UVa Head Coach; :00]
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[OUT Q=from here on in."]
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Competition always runs hot at Groh's practices and quarterback and reciever seem to be the focus of the biggest battles, especially with each receiver coming back next season except Ryan Sawyer.
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The Virginia Tech Hokies finish off the spring session a week from today at Lane Stadium with their spring game. Today Frank Beamer's troops went thru another scrimmage this afternoon and things got defensive. the Tech 'd' recorded four interceptions, coming from James Griffin, Corey Gordon, Eric Green, and Chris Caesar.
Mike Imoh rushed for a 20- yard score and Chris Clifton and David Clowney each found the endzone on a reverse. Brian Randall tossed a 4 yard TD to tight end Jared Mazetta. Tech's spring game gets underway next Saturday at 2pm.

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Ieva Kublina is ready to make living shooting hoops. Today, the Tech forward was
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selected with the 31st overall selection by the Indiana Fever. Kublina scored over 16 hundred points and grabbed more than 800 boards in her Hokie career. The native of Latvia is also the Hokies all time leader in blocked shots.


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74 junior golfers teed it up today at the Roanoke Country Club in the Virginia qualifier for next month's Scott Robertson Memorial.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


63 boys and 11 girls hit the links in search of a spot in the prestigious event, which will be played May 14th thru the 16th.
The out of state qualifier is May 12th. The Robertson is now in its 21st year.
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