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Local damage totals are coming in after Tuesday's flooding.
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And, that floodwater poses a risk even though it's no longer a surprise. We'll show you why it should be avoided.
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Tonight in sports, Steve Mason gets the lowdown on trash talk in this week's ACC Connection, plus the complete weekend high school football schedule,
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including where Fleming and Salem will play now that Victory Stadium is a washout.
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Not much ahead weatherwise until the weekend with the arrival of a cold front. We will check that out in a moment.
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News 7 at Six is next.
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And now the other side of the story.
After seven days of prosecution witnesses, Richard Burrow begins his defense against federal fraud charges.
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Good evening, I'm Shannon Young. Keith is off tonight.

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For more than a week, the government has been trying to prove that Richard Burrow was playing a financial shell game as he tried to get the National D-Day Memorial built on time.
Now, Burrow's attorneys are trying to paint a much softer picture of a man who committed five years of his life to the project.
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Steve Smallshaw has been following this case in Charlottesville's federal court. Steve what kind of evidence is the defense presenting?
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It's estimated Tuesday's flooding caused six-point-six-million dollars worth of damage to Salem homes and businesses.

That's the word this evening from the city's emergency coordinator. One of the hardest hit areas was Willow River Apartments - where a number of residents say they were misled into living there. But, as Susan Bahorich reports- the owner of the complex says that's not so...
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[SUPER=01-Mica Alexander/Willow River Resident; :11]
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(( It's been two days since Willow River residents were forced from their homes - but their feelings of frustration over being misplaced are giving way to feelings of betrayal.

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((MICA ALEXANDER, WILLOW RIVER RESIDENT: THEY TOLD ME IT WAS A FLOOD PRONE AREA, ALSO SAID IT HAD BEEN A WHILE SINCE THIS PLACE, WILLOW RIVER, HAS BEEN HIT BY A FLOOD.)) [RUNS:07]
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A number of residents tell News 7 they were mislead when moving into the complex.
Those familiar with the area may know it's located in a flood plain, but those new to Salem say they were caught off guard.

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((HOPE TUCKER, WILLOW RIVER RESIDENT: I WAS TOLD IT WAS A FLOOD ZONE, BUT THAT THERE WAS NOT A FLOOD IN MANY YEARS. UNBEKNOWNST TO ME, THERE WAS A FLOOD LAST YEAR.)) [RUNS:10]
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Willow River owner, Linda Hamner says her employees warn each resident about the risks verbally and in writing BEFORE they move in. Many decide to take their chances.

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((MICHAEL RANTZ, WILLOW RIVER RESIDENT: I KNEW ABOUT THE FLOODING: THE '85 FLOOD ALL OF THEM PEOPLE I KNEW. GUY USE KAYAK TO GET TO THE THIRD FLOOR APARTMENT, SO I KNEW ABOUT THE FLOODING.)) [RUNS:11]
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((LINDA HAMNER, WILLOW RIVER OWNER: I JUST WANT EVERYONE TO KNOW WE'RE DOING OUR VERY BEST HERE AND THE RESIDENTS ARE OUR NUMBER ONE CONCERN RIGHT NOW. WE'RE DOING EVERYTHING WE CAN TO GET INFORMATION THAT THEY NEED...)) [RUNS:08]
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Salem officials say residents may be allowed to get some of their belonging tomorrow, but they're not sure how long it will be before everyone's home. Susan Bahorich, News 7, Salem.))
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In Roanoke County, Bradshaw Road remains in two pieces after flood waters washed part of it away. Yesterday emergency officials realized this was a problem when they were called to help a heart- attack victim... on the other side.
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((RICK BURCH/ROANOKE CO. FIRE CHIEF: THE ONLY WAY THAT WE COULD RESPOND WAS GOING THROUGH WEST ROANOKE COUNTY, THROUGH IRONTO AND MONTGOMERY COUNTY AND COMING IN THE BACK SIDE. AND IT TOOK OUR FOLKS THAT DAY APPROXIMATELY 30- MINUTES TO GET TO THIS AREA.))
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To keep the same thing from happening again firefighters and paramedics are manning this camper parked on Bradshaw Road 24- hours a day until the road is fixed. A fire- truck and ambulance are also on site to service the dozens of residents who live there. Fire officials have been told it will be late Friday or early Saturday before the road is repaired.
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Some residents in Alleghany are cleaning up the muck left over from this week's flooding.
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Some communities along Potts Creek and Dunlap Creek were hit by fast rising waters on Tuesday. Public Safety officials estimate between 75 and 1-hundred homes were damaged, about a half dozen beyond repair. But they say the flooding could have been much worse.
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((RYAN MUTERSPAUGH/ALLEGHANY CO. DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY; IT SEEMED LIKE MOST OF THE WATER HERE IN THE DUNLAP CREEK AND POTTS CREEK CAME OUT OF WEST VIRGINIA. BUT THE NORTHERN PART AND EASTERN PARTS OF THE COUNTY WHICH SEEM TO GET A LOT OF THE WATER IN MOST OTHER INSTANCES WERE REALLY LUCKY THIS GO-ROUND.))
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The county is now working with state and federal officials to see which victims will qualify for aid.
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Damage road and property in Montgomery County now totals about five million dollars.

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The health department says cleaning up the mess left by flooding can be hazardous to your health.
Still ahead on News 7, how to protect yourself.
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Plus the latest on an accident that's been slowing traffic on Route 220 all day long.
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It could be a while before all lanes of traffic on Route 220 near Clearbrook are open. A tractor trailer accident shortly before 7 this morning affected all lanes near the Franklin county line.
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Roanoke County police say a truck driven by Darrin Bell Marshall ran off the right side of the road on a curve. The truck tipped over and the load of furniture pieces shifted. V-DOT says it will likely be 7 o'clock before the pieces are removed. At one point all lanes of traffic were affected. Now, just one southbound lane is closed. No one was injured. Marshall is charged with failure to maintain control of his vehicle.
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[Water-Risks]


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Health officials have issued an advisory warning residents about the dangers of flood water.
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They say flood water and debris can contain all types of viruses and bacteria including human and animal waste that have flowed into the water.
This can pose a health risk if the water is consumed or comes into contact with an open wound.
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((DICK TABB/ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH MANAGER; OUR ADVICE IS TO AVOID FLOOD WATER IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. IF YOU DO HAVE TO HAVE CONTACT THAN YOU REALLY NEED TO WASH WITH SOAP AND WATER TO DECONTAMINATE YOUR BODY. IF THERE ARE HOUSEHOLD ITEMS YOU NEED TO USE A WEAK CHLORINE SOLUTION TO DISINFECT THOSE ITEMS))
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Health officials say surface water on creeks, rivers and lakes should also be avoided.
They are not safe for recreational activity until the flood water recedes and normal water flow resumes.
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[Bryant]


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One of the men who vandalized a historic black church in Roanoke was sentenced today.
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Zachary Bryant pled guilty to burglary and destruction of property at Mount Moriah Baptist Church.
He faced a maximum sentence of 25 years.
Today, a judge sentenced him to 9 months in jail and ordered Bryant to pay the church six-thousand dollars in restitution.
In court, Bryant apologized to church leaders who say they have forgiven him.
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Virginians are already thinking about who they want to succeed Governor Mark Warner.
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[VO] The latest News 7/Mason-Dixon poll shows that, statewide, 40-percent of voters support Republican Attorney General Jerry Kilgore. 35-percent back Democratic Lieutenant Governor Tim Kaine. In our area, the numbers change drastically. 45 to 51 percent support Kilgore while between 29 and 32 percent say they would vote for Kaine. Meantime, Governor Warner is enjoying more support than ever. 58-percent of voters across the Commonwealth rate his performance as "excellent or good". That's up from 57-percent last year and 54-percent in 2002.
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Blue Chips took a turn for the worse after Merck pulled the anti-arthritis drug Vioxx off the market. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW lost 56 points today.
NASDAQ gained three.
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[Warren]


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The new year will bring a change of ownership for a Roanoke institution, the Roanoker Restaurant.
But tonight, Joe Dashiell reports, the new boss won't be tinkering with the popular restaurant's successful recipe.
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((Fran Lambert and Gail Dehaeseleer serve up the coffee with a smile.
And a loyal corps of customers continue to make the Roanoker one of western Virginia's busiest restaurants.
E. C. Warren has worked in the restaurant his father started since he was eight years old, and says he's ready to hand over the business to longtime manager and friend Butch Craft.
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((CAME TIME FOR ME TO STEP BACK A LITTLE BIT AND GO WITH IT AND LET HER DO THE THINGS I KNOW SHE CAN DO AND WANTS TO DO. AND I'VE GOT FULL CONFIDENCE IN HER AND WHAT SHE'S DOING.))
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The Roanoker opened in 1941... and operated in three different locations downtown before moving to towers shopping center, and 22 years ago to its present location on Colonial Avenue.
Craft has worked at the restaurant for more than 30 years and says nothing is going to change.
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((WE'RE GOING TO KEEP THE ROANOKER LIKE IT HAS BEEN THE 33 YEARS I HAVE WORKED HERE, AND THE 50 YEARS E.C. HAS WORKED HERE. IF IT'S NOT BROKE, DON'T TRY TO FIX IT, SO WE'RE GOING TO KEEP IT THE SAME.))
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While Warren and Craft aren't blood relatives, they say they're as close as brother and sister.
And while the next few months will bring a change of ownership, they say it feels as if this homegrown family restaurant is remaining in the family.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))

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Coming up, William Fleming moves a home game for the second time this season, and
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in our ACC Connection we'll hear from the best and the worst trash talkers in the league.
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ACC football features eight teams Saturday.
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[wipe to full screen ACC Connection] In our ACC Connection Steve Mason provides lip service from the ACC's top trash talkers.
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((STEVE MASON:AFTER FOUR WEEKS OF THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON THE ACC STANDS AT 15 AND 7 AGAINST OUT OF CONFERENCE OPPONENTS. ONLY THE SEC HAS A BETTER RECORD AT 17 AND 6. WHILE MARYLAND, UVA AND WAKE FOREST ARE THE ONLY PROGRAMS WITH ONLY ACC CONTESTS REMAINING, THE CONFERENCE IS HEADING INTO THE MEAT OF ITS SCHEDULE ACC GAMES ALWAYS MEANS MORE PRESSURES, MORE PUBLICITY AND MORE TR ASH TALK. WE ASKED PLAYERS ABOUT THIS HARDLY FORGOTTEN ART.)) ((A.J.NICHOLSON/FLORIDA STATE LINEBACKER:)) ((C.J.BROOKS/MARYLAND OFFENSIVE GUARD:)) ((CHRIS CANTY/UVA INJURED DEFENSIVE END:)) ((CRAPHONSO THORPE/FLORIDA STATE RECEIVER:)) ((DOMONIQUE FOXWORTH/MARYLAND CORNERBACK:)) ((C.J. BROOKS:)) ((A.J. NICHOLSON:)) ((STEVE MASON:THE CLEAN VERSION OF WDBJ-7'S COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCHEDULE IS HERE. SATURDAY, CHECK OUT THE ACC CLASH BETWEEN WAKE FOREST AND N.C. STATE IN RALEIGH AND THEN AT 3 SEC RIVALS LSU AND GEORGIA TANGLE IN ATHENS STEVE MASON FOR YOUR ACC CONNECTION))

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Week five of the high school football season is ready to roll tomorrow. Here's the Friday Football Extra rundown with the home teams listed on the bottom of each match-up.
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The William Fleming/Salem contest has been moved to William Byrd's Bob Patterson Stadium Saturday night at 7:30.

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We finish up on the big league diamond where Sammy Sosa clubbed career homer number 573 this afternoon at Wrigley against the Reds, as the Cubbies tried to stay in the wild card hunt. But Cincinnati came back to win it 2 to 1 in 12 innings. The Cubs now trail the Astros by one game in the race for the NL wildcard. (------------)