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Coming up on News 7,
A 14-year-old boy is in the hospital after being hit by a truck.
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[VO-NAT]

And it's money down the drain for some Roanoke businesses, after a water main break forces them to close.
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Tonight in sports, the Yanks and Mets rekindle the Subway Series, and at the Roanoke Valley Horse Show
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Aaron Vale goes after his 8th Grand Prix win tonight at the Salem Civic Center.
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[WX-Head]
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After a complete soaking on Friday, the weekend starts out and will end on a dry note. Details ahead. [Video-Open]
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A number of businesses in Roanoke are shut down after their water is shut off.
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[SOT 16:28:02]
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((SHELIA MARTIN: IT MEANS THAT WE'VE LOST 5,000 DOLLARS IN SALES TODAY.))
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[OUT Q=in sales today]
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]
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Good evening, I'm Myranda Stephens.

[Water-Main]


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If you tried to have lunch around Valley View Crossing Mall today you were probably turned away. That's because a major water main BROKE-- affecting a number of businesses. [TAKE NEWS 7 AT 6 IN BAM]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Myranda & Jenn --BAM;]

Jennifer Wishon talked to business managers today and has more on the problem. Myranda, utility employees are not yet sure what caused the water line to break,
[LIVE=Jennifer/FULL]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1;]

but business managers, on the other hand, ARE sure of the thousands of dollars they lost during the six hours they were without water.
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[SUPER=01-Sheila Martin/O'Charley's Restaurant Manager; :22]
[SUPER=01-Mike Mills/Roanoke City Crew Leader; : 35 ]
[SUPER=01-Jim Peterson/Logan's Roadhouse General Manager; 1:04 ]
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[OUT Q=its doors around 3:30.]

((If the thought of something on the lunch menu at Logan's Roadhouse tickled your taste buds Saturday you were out of luck.
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[SOT 16:32:18]
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((I'M SORRY WE'RE CLOSED TODAY. NO WATER. SORRY ABOUT THAT.))
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Area restaurant employees came in prepared for their busiest day of the week, but soon learned their day would be cut short.
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[SOT 16:27:18]
[IN Q=I come in at about]

((SHELIA MARTIN: I COME IN AT ABOUT TEN O'CLOCK THIS MORNING AND AS I COME THROUGH THE BACK PARKING LOT I NOTICED A GAPING HOLE.))
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A hole caused by a break in this 12- inch pipe that supplies water to some eight fire hydrants and 30 businesses.
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((MIKE MILLS/ROANOKE CITY CREW LEADER: I GOT THE CALL ABOUT TEN O'CLOCK, I WAS AT HOME, AND I RESPONDED OUT HERE AND NOTICED THAT THERE WAS WATER COMING OUT OF THE GROUND PRETTY RAPIDLY.))
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((NAT SOUND OF SAW))
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A city crew quickly shut off the valve and businesses like Wal- Mart and Valley View Mall maintained service.
Meanwhile restaurants swallowed their losses.
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((SHELIA MARTIN/O'CHARLEY'S MANAGER: ON A SATURDAY DAY WE DO APPROXIMATELY FOUR- THOUSAND TO FIVE- THOUSAND DOLLARS IN SALES.))
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Still, Martin and other managers took advantage of the lull and got to work.
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[SOT 16:30:35]
[IN Q=Little home improvement]

((JIM PETERSON: LITTLE HOME IMPROVEMENT INSIDE, YOU KNOW, AND GETTING SOME THINGS TAKEN CARE OF THAT EVERY DAY BUSINESS DOESN'T ALLOW US TO GET DONE. SO, BASICALLY, JUST TRYING TO TAKE CARE OF OUR PEOPLE TOO.))
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[OUT Q=of our people too]

Businesses like PetSmart closed their rest rooms, but kept their doors open. The grooming stations were shut down, but the dogs didn't seem to mind. Meanwhile, the Valley View Grand took advice from the Fire Marshal and shut its doors around 3:30.))
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Water was restored around four o'clock.
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Myranda, Valley View area restaurants DO plan to open for dinner and managers at the Valley View Grand say they hope to re-open as well.



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A boy riding his bicycle was seriously injured when he was hit by a truck this morning.
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The 14 year old was riding his bike in the 18-hundred block of Riverdale Avenue in Southeast Roanoke when he was hit by the truck. He was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital, and is currently listed in serious condition. The driver of the truck was not injured. So far, NO charges have been filed, although the incident is still under investigation.
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[Fire-Training]


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New recruits and seasoned veterans with the Hollins Fire Department put their skills to the test today in Roanoke County.
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((DISPATCHER: STRUCTURE FIRE, SMOKE IN THE RESIDENCE, COMPANY FIVE, LADDER FIVE, RESCUE FIVE. 7401 BARRENS ROAD.))
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Crews practiced using fire and ladder trucks on a simulated fire at the station. Since firefighters may only use some of their skills once a year -- training ensures they're always prepared.
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((A. C. HOLLINS JR./HOLLINS FIRE CHIEF: TODAY THERE'S A LOT OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS OUT THERE AND EVEN NORMAL CONSTRUCTION, SUCH AS A RESIDENTIAL BUILDING, THERE'S SO MANY COMPOSITE MATERIALS - PLASTICS AND PVC PLASTIC WATER LINES THAT ONCE THEY CATCH ON FIRE THEY OMIT TOXIC FUELS AND SO ONE NEEDS TO UNDERSTAND WHAT THEY'RE GETTING INTO BEFORE THEY RUSH IN.))
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Hollins Firefighters respond to about a thousand calls a year, while the Rescue Sqad responds to about four-thousand -- making them one of the busiest departments in Western Virginia. Hollins says that's mainly because of the large number of nursing homes in the area and the stretch of Interstate-81 that runs through the county.
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[TAKE HOLLINS PHONE FS] If you're interested in volunteering you can call 540-561-8026.
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]
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Still ahead on the newscast, we'll tell you how you can get involved with a fundraiser with a kick.
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[VO-NAT]

and chasing tornados can be frustrating and tedious work, but one local group found out all that can change in an instant.
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[1st-Wx]

[StormChasers]

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This week Brent Watts profiled a group of high school meteorology students from the New River Valley as they took a 14 day tornado chase trip out west. On his last installment of storm chasers, we see how the final day of the trip turned to be one the group will likely never forget.
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No tornados are expected here, just pleasant summer temperatures. We'll have your full forecast in just a few minutes.
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[VO-NAT]

and also, these riders are flush with pride after getting in gear to help stop a debilitating disease.
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[Wine-Fest]


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The 12th annual Roanoke Valley Wine Festival will be on tap on the front lawn of the Hotel Roaonke tomorrow. Six local wineries will be sampling and selling their wines along with music and other vendors. Admission is 20- dollars, but organizers say it's money well spent.
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((CHRISTIANA CRANWELL/WINE FESTIVAL ORGANIZER: EVERY PENNY THAT WE MAKE TOMORROW IS GOING TOWARDS CENTER IN THE SQARE'S OPERATING FUND. AS YOU KNOW, WE'VE BEEN PRETTY HARD HIT JUST LIKE EVERYONE ELSE THIS YEAR AND BEEN SCAMBLING TO MAKE UP THE DIFFERENCE.))
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Hickory Hills Winery, located near Smith Mountain Lake, is one of the businesses participating in the festival. Wine- maker Roger Furrow says he hopes the festival will expose people to the number of quality wines produced in Virginia.
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((ROGER: WHAT WE'D LIKE PEOPLE TO FIND OUT IS THAT THERE ARE A NUMBER OF PRIME GRAPE GROWING AND WINE MAKING REGIONS RIGHT IN THE ROANOKE AREA AND IT MAKES A WONDERFUL WAY TO SPEND A SATURDAY AFTERNOON - TOURING WINERIES.))
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[TAKE WDBJ webaddress] The festival runs tomorrow from noon until five. For more information you can log-on to our website at WDBJ7.com and click on "websites in the news."
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[Biz-Review]


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Hundreds more jobs are lost in Danville, and Roanoke County gives the go-ahead to TWO controversial land rezonings. Donald Graham has more in News 7's Business Review.
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((After months of controversy, the Roanoke County board of supervisors gave the O-K to rezone land at two sites. Kahn development was given permission to build an upscale shopping center at the corner of Routes 419 and Keagy road.

The board also decided the fate of the Slate Hill Project. After the developer agreed to 39 conditions, the land at the corner of Routes 419 and 220 were rezoned to build an office and retail park. Dan River Incorporated is cutting more than 300 jobs as it tries to emerge from bankruptcy.
The company says it's eliminating two shifts of hourly employees at its local plants, and letting go another 60 to 70 salaried workers.
Governor Mark Warner said the situation is not unique to Danville, but the state will help however it can.
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((GOV. MARK WARNER: WE'LL BE THERE AS PEOPLE GET LAID OFF THOUGH, IN TERMS OF JOB RETRAINING AND ASSISTANCE TO GIVE TO PEOPLE TO GET THROUGH THE TOUGH TIMES, BUT ULTIMATELY WHAT DAN RIVER IS CAUGHT IN IS AN INTERNATIONAL CHANGING ECONOMY THAT REALLY IS PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON A LOT OF AMERICAN TEXTILE COMPANIES.)) [RUNS15]
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It's hoped construction on the Roanoke City Market building will attract new businesses. A new air conditioning system is being installed, and construction could take up to nine months to finish, but the benefits are cold hard cash.
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((DAVID DIAZ/DOWNTOWN ROANOKE INC.: MY UNDERSTANDING IS THAT IT WOULD NOT JUST BE FOR THE FIRST FLOOR WHERE ALL OUR RESTAURANTS ARE BUT ALSO FOR THE TOP TWO FLOORS WHICH CURRENTLY ARE VACANT AND SO I SEE THIS AS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR LONG TERM REVITALIZATION OF THE MARKET BUILDING.)) [RUNS:16]
[OUT Q=long-term revitalization of the market building.]

The project is expected to cost more than a million dollars. For News 7, I'm Donald Graham and that's Business Review. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]))


[MS-Poker-Run]


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A ride through Southwest Virginia helped raise money for a debilitating disease today.
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The Star City Chapter of Southern Cruisers held its 6th annual Poker Run to raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Southern Cruisers started supporting the MS- society six years ago when one of its members was affected by the disease.
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((NANCY SIMMONS/MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY SPECIAL EVENTS DIRECTOR: MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS IS A CHRONIC DISEASE OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. IT USUALLY AFFECTS PEOPLE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 20 50 AND MORE WOMEN USUALLY HAVE MS THAN MEN AND THERE'S ABOUT 400,000 AMERICANS LIVING WITH THE DISEASE.))
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More than 23- hundred people living in the Blue Ridge area have the disease. 60- percent of the money raised today will help fund local educational and support programs. The other 40- percent will go towards finding a cause and cure for the disease.
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Coming up, we'll preview the final night at the Roanoke Valley Horse Show, Nascar hits the road again, and
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Rain dominates the day for the second time this week at Wimbledon.
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The 20th Grand Prix is the grand finale tonight at the Roanoke Valley Horse Show inside the Salem Civic Center.
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Aaron Vale is the prohibitive favorite to wrap up his 8th title in the 50 thousand dollar event. Vale has won it in 6 of the past 7 years, and he'll be riding four different mounts tonight.
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[SUPER=01-Aaron Vale/Gunning for 8th Grand Prix Title; :00]
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The grand prix should get underway around 8-30.

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After a rainout last night, the Avs are back on the home diamond tonight to battle Kinston at 7-05. Highlights on the way at 11.
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[SUPER=03-New York, NY/Fox Sports; :00]


On the big league diamond, the Mets and Yanks renewed their Big Apple rivalry.
Al Leiter struck out 5 and scattered 5 hits in just over 6 innings of work.
He got some help from Kaz Matsui who had 2 runs batted in, as the Mets whipped their neighbors, ending a
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7 game skid against the other New York team 9 to 3.
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The Nextel Cup drivers will make right and left hand turns for a change in tomorrow's Dodge Save Mart 350, the first of two road races this season. The surface at Infineon Raceway out west was recently repaved making the 2 mile circuit a little more demanding.
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[SUPER=01-Robby Gordon/Starts 24th Sunday; :20]
[SUPER=01-Bobby Labonte/Starts 10th Sunday; :30]
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[WIPE TO ENG!!]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/June 2004; :00]


The Indy cars take over Nascar country tonight with the SunTrust Indy Challenge in Richmond. The open wheelers get around the 3 quarter mile oval at over 170 miles per hour.
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[SUPER=01-Greg Ray/1999 IRL Champion; :02]
[SUPER=01-Sam Hornish/2002 SunTrust Indy Challenge Winner; :12]
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[OUT Q=back in the lineup."]
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After three rounds of the PGA Club Pros Championship just outside of Columbus, Ohio, Ashley Plantation Pro Chip Sullivan is in the mix at 6-under par. That's 6 shots out of the lead with one round to play. Chip is in 5th place all by himself. The top 25 finishers qualify for the PGA Championship, the final major of the season in August.

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Mother Nature continues to have her way at the All England Club this week.
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Rain and wet weather postponed all play today at Wimbledon. It's the second time that the day's entire schedule has been wiped out during the first week of the tournament. For just the third time in the 127 year history of the event(------------) , matches will be played on the middle Sunday.