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A spectacular explosion and fire in Franklin County diverts traffic, school kids and routs residents but nobody's hurt.
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We'll also have trains, politics and a southern mansion on the auction block.

Sports-head


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In sports, a driver is killed during a limited Sportsmans race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, Roy Stanley will join us Victory Stadium for a preview of the Glass/Patrick Henry game,
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and the Hokies and the Cavaliers talk about sacking the opposition tomorrow.
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WX-Head
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A weekend worthy of some time spent outdoors, with sunshine galore and mild temperatures. Stay tuned for all the details, and weatherschool, too.

Aerials


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Some emergency workers said it was the worst wreck they'd ever seen.
At about 7:30 this morning a tractor trailer overturned and burst into
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flames in the Franklin County community of Fork Mountain.
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Hazardous Materials experts say the truck was hauling Toluene, described as a paint- thinner ingredient which is both flammable and combustible.
It forced nearby residents to evacuate their homes.
Both sides of Route 220 were shut down for the better part of the morning.
Officials say they're amazed that the driver of the rig was able to walk away.
They say the truck was heading to Roanoke from Winston Salem, North Carolina.
Scott Prince has more from Franklin County, just north of the Henry County line.
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Tanker-Wreck


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(( 45- year- old Norman Craig says he's lucky to be alive, because he was behind the wheel of this tractor trailer this morning.
The rig exploded after it turned over near the intersection of Route 220 and Route 605.
The North Carolina trucker was hauling thousands of gallons of a flamable, and potentially poisonous substance, called Toluene, forcing Fork Mountain residents to evacuate their homes.
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((MARY MORAN/FORK MOUNTAIN RESIDENT: BLACK SMOKE STARTED ROLLING AND SOMEBODY CAME IN SAYING THERE HAD BEEN A BAD WRECK DOWN THERE. ))
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The 18 wheeler took more than three hours to burn itself out before Haz-mat and fire officials foamed it down.
The crews had some problems determing the amount of foam to use.
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((MARK SINK/FORK MOUNTAIN VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT: JUST GETTING ENOUGH FOAM TO TRY TO PUT OUT THAT SIZE OF A TANKER WITH TOLUENE AND ALL THAT THAT WAS ON IT.))
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There was also some concern for a nearby creek.
Some of the Toluene crept into the water, but Haz-mat crews were able to contain it and officials don't think it will pose any problems to the town's water supply.
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((TOMMY CROZIER/HAZARDOUS MATERIALS OFFICER: THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY WILL COME OUT AND LOOK AND SEE HOW CLEAN IT NEEDS TO BE AND TAKE SOME SOIL SAMPLES. ))
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All four lanes of Route 220 were open by 12 o'clock this afternoon. That's also the same time residents were allowed back to into their homes.
Craig tells the state police that he lost control of the tractor trailer.
Police have since charged him with reckless driving.
Scott Prince, News7.))

schools


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A nearby elementary school was also affected by the accident.
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When buses began arriving at Henry Elementary this morning, students weren't allowed off.
Instead, they were told to sit tight until a Sheriff's Deputy arrived.
At around eight- twenty officials decided to transfer the children to Ferrum Elementary.
Teachers say the kids spent the morning watching movies, playing games and exercising.
Today was a scheduled early dismissal.
Some students left by bus, while others were picked up by family.
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((TIMMY UTT/FAMILY MEMBER: MY MOTHER-IN-LAW CALLED ME AND TOLD ME THAT THERE'D BEEN AN ACCIDENT ON 220 AND THAT I NEEDED TO COME PICK THEM UP. Q: WAS YOUR FAMILY CONCERNED? A: NO, NOT REALLY THEY SEEMED TO KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON. MARCIE ALTICE/HENRY ELEMENTARY TEACHER: THE KIDS DID REMARKABLY WELL, THE BEHAVIOR WAS EXCELLENT. NO ONE SEEMED TO BE REAL UPSET, THEY JUST DID GREAT, THEY DID A GREAT JOB TODAY.))
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Because of the early dismissal, the children were at Ferrum Elementary for only about three hours before heading home.
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Pulaski-Shooting


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A Pulaski County man is in jail without bond after allegedly shooting another man AND firing at police.
Sixty- seven year- old Lilborn Linwood Foutz lives in a camper on the property of Carl C. Wright of Hiwassee.
Foutz allegedly shot Wright four times.
Police say when they arrived, Foutz fired one round at them from the camper before they were able to talk him out and arrest him.
Authorities say both men had been drinking, and Foutz claims he doesn't remember the shooting.
He's charged with malicious wounding.
Wright is in intensive care.
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Just ahead, the two men convicted of transporting cocaine in a load of watermelon get the word from a federal judge,
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and the 6-11 will be featured again at this year's Roanoke Railway Festival, but it WON'T be chugging along like it used to.
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Guay


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A father and son who carried millions of dollars worth of cocaine in a truckload of watermelons have been sentenced to prison.
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SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;


Claude and Daniel Guay (gay) were arrested in January after their tractor trailer crashed just south of Gretna.
The accident revealed 18- million dollars worth of cocaine packed among the watermelons.
Today, federal judge Jackson Kiser sentenced Claude Guay to 24 years in prison.
Son, Daniel Guay received a sentence of 20 years.
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Both men are from Montreal, and judge Kiser ordered that they be held in a prison near the Canadian border, to make it easier for their families to visit them.

Allen-Averill


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Governor Allen says Virginia is poised to become the first southern state in which republicans control both houses of the legislature and the governor's mansion.
Today, he encouraged the Roanoke Valley to replace three incumbent democrats with republican challengers.
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Allen campaigned today in Vinton for Jeff Artis, Trixie Averill
(AV-uhr-uhl), and Newell Falkinburg.


He said the democrats are out of ideas, out of touch, and out of time.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: WE AS REPUBLICANS TRUST YOU THE PEOPLE, THE FREE ENTERPRISE SYSTEM, FAMILIES TO MAKE THE DECISIONS FOR YOURSELVES RATHER THAN HAVING THEM DICTATED BY RICHMOND.)) ((AL WILSON/ROANOKE DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMAN: THIS IS NOT AN ELECTION WHERE AN ENDORSEMENT BY ONE POLITICIAN OR ANOTHER IS GOING TO HELP ANY ONE POLITICIAN. I THINK IN SOME AREAS OF THE COMMONWEALTH, AN ENDORSEMENT BY THE GOVERNOR MIGHT ACTUALLY HURT.))
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Roanoke democratic chairman Al Wilson says the republican agenda includes issues the democrats were addressing before Governor Allen was even elected.
He says budget cuts the governor proposed would injure critical programs including public education.

Marye


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State Senator Madison Marye says the smartest and fastest way to overcome disparity in education is to put computers on the desks of school children.
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Marye announced an initiative to improve the ratio of students to computers to three- to- one.
He estimates it would cost about ten million dollars to set up the computers over the next four years.
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((SEN. MADISON MARYE/D-SHAWSVILLE: WE'RE LOOKING AT ABOUT 700 MILLION GROWTH IN REVENUE THIS YEAR. JUST A VERY SMALL PART OF THIS NEW REVENUE CAN MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE IN THE EDUCATION OF OUR CHILDREN. ))
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: AS THE FATHER OF FOUR CHILDREN I'M VERY IMPRESSED THAT HE HAS TAKEN THIS LEADERSHIP ROLE IN THE EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVE.))
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Beyer was on hand to endorse Marye in his bid for re-election.
The Democrat senator is challenged by Republican Pat Cupp, a realtor from Blacksburg.
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Train


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The 6-11 steam engine won't be making excursions during this year's Railway Festival.
But The Virginia Museum of Transportation hopes the engine will help the museum raise money.
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City officials unveiled the engine at its new home this afternoon.
The unveiling marks the beginning of the eighth annual Roanoke Railway Festival.
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6-11 steam excursions were a main attraction of past festivals.
Organizers say even though the engine has been derailed, the tourists are still coming.
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((KAY HOUCK/VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF TRANSPORTATION: I'M VERY EXCITED ABOUT THE RESPONSE I'VE GOTTEN FROM PEOPLE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY. THEY CALL SAYING, "YOU'RE UNVEILING IT FRIDAY NIGHT. I'M COMING. THAT'S SO EXCITING." THIS ENGINE MEANS SO MUCH TO SO MANY PEOPLE. IT'S A NATIONAL LANDMARK.))
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The shed protecting the engine from the elements cost the museum 150- thousand dollars.
Museum officials hope the 6-11 exhibit keeps the museum on track to its fundraising.
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((ROB GLEN/VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF TRANSPORTATION: WE NEED TO RAISE A MILLION DOLLARS. WE ARE GOING TO CALL OUR CAMPAIGN MAKING TRACKS. I THINK YOU'LL AGREE WITH ME THAT'S APPROPRIATE. WE NEED TO MAKE SOME TRACKS.))
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The 6-11 exhibit will be unveiled to the public at seven tonight.
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Stocks


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The DOW gained a little more ground today, on the strength of improving bond prices.
The DOW rose six- and- a- half points, closing at 47- hundred- 69.
Nasdaq lost some though. It closed at one- thousand- 12, a drop of two points.
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Bedford-Library


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The long- running controversy over what to do with Bedford's historic Wharton House may finally reach a conclusion next month.
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Preservationists were convinced the city planned to tear down the 112- year- old house that was once home to Bedford's children's library.
The building became obsolete when the city's new library was dedicated this summer.
But Bedford City Council this week voted to lease the house rent- free to anyone willing to renovate and maintain the building for the next 30- years.
Mayor Mike Shelton hopes this means the end of the controversy.
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((MIKE SHELTON/BEDFORD MAYOR: I THINK COUNCIL'S RECORD HAS BEEN ONE, IN ALL OF ITS MAJOR PROJECTS, OF DOING A VERY DEEP AND THOROUGH STUDY AND IT'S BEEN TO THE COMMUNITY'S BENEFIT AND WE'VE HEARD THAT FROM THE COMMUNITY. AND THAT'S WHAT WE DID IN THIS CASE, AND TO DRAW CONCLUSIONS THAT WE'RE DOING SOMETHING THAT'S OFFICIAL WITHOUT US EVEN TAKING ACTION, IS SOMEWHAT SAD THAT THAT'S THE APPROACH THAT HAS TO BE TAKEN.))
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Shelton says the city will accept sealed bids on the house for the next four weeks and make a decision by early December.
The Bedford Historical Society is the only group so far to express an interest in saving the building.
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AUCTION


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History buffs may be interested to know that one of Stonewall Jackson's rest stops is up for auction.
Oakland House will be auctioned off tomorrow.
The Augusta County farm served as an Inn during the 1850's.
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It sits on what used to be a main thoroughfare between West Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley.
And dignitaries traveling east to Richmond or Washington often stopped at the farm to spend the night.
One of the items up for auction is the guest registry.
Stonewall Jackson's signature appears in the book, as do other notable names such as Mexican General Antonio de Santa Anna and Napoleon's nephew, JEROME Bonaparte.
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((JIM WOLTZ/WOLTZ AND ASSOC.: IT WOULDN'T SURPRISE ME IF IT FETCHED SOMEWHERE BETWEEN FIVE AND 10 THOUSAND DOLLARS. BUT IT'S HARD TO SAY OF COURSE IN AN AUCTION IT'S WHAT EVER THE HIGHEST BIDDER WILL PAY.))
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The house and more than 220 acres was owned by one family until the 1980's, when it was sold to the present owner.
Woltz says many of the original antiques are still in the home and will also be up for sale tomorrow.
He says the auction of the home and the registry has attracted national attention.

Sports tease


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Week six of Friday Football Extra is here, we will give you the list, plus Roy Stanley will join us from Victory Stadium for a preview of the Glass/PH game,
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and a driver in the sportsman division was killed in a race at the Charlotte motor Speedway late this afternoon.
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S-Wreck


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Race week at Charlotte was delayed two days by Hurricane Opal, but the real tragedy hit the track this afternoon when 26-year old driver Russell Phillips was killed during the 100 Mile Sportsman division race.
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The accident was triggered when two cars slid to the apron of the track in turn four.
Phillips and another driver failed to slow at the top of the track, and Phillips car went roof first into the wall and slid down the fence.
The entire roof was ripped off the car on the front stretch, in one of the most viscous crashes in track history.
Three other drivers were injured in the accident. Their names and conditions were not available.
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S-Qualify


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Just a couple of hours before the crash, the Winston Cup cars were able to get in first round qualifying.
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All eyes were on Jeff Gordon, who had won three of the last four poles at the track.
But today the Winston Cup Points leader was only third fastest.
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Dale Earnhardt had a terrible run in the Goodwrench Chevy, he was just 37th fastest.
Ricky Rudd was the only man to break the 180 miles an hour mark as he won the pole by 7 tenths of a second.
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((RICKY RUDD/UAW-GM 500 POLE WINNER:))
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Rick Mast had the worst run of the day as he lost control of the Skoal Ford in turn four and finished 47th.
Now let's check out the entire top 25.
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S-Live


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We're into week six of high school football and there are several big games coming up tonight. DBL BOX/ROY & STEVE
And Roy Stanley is standing by at Victory Stadium where Patrick Henry is hosting the Hilltoppers of E.C. Glass, Roy.
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Steve, The Western District has dominated the rivalry with the Roanoke Valley district so far this season.
Glass is ranked number one in the state and number one in the Super 7 and Head Coach Bo Henson joins me live, Coach.

(Roy Live interview)
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Go to "B" Roll on second question

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(Roy tosses back to Steve)



S-FFE


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In addition to the Glass/Patrick Henry game our Friday Football Extra crews will bring you highlights from 14 other battles. The list please.
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S-UVA


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Tomorrow at high noon; the 5 and 1 Virginia Cavaliers will put their perfect 4 and OH conference record on the line against North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
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The Cavs have won seven of the last eight meetings between the two schools, and that one defeat took place at Keenan Stadium, the site of tomorrows game. But the Wahoos are ready.
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((GEORGE WELSH/VIRGINIA HEAD COACH:))
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S-Tech


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2 and 2 Virginia Tech will try and move above the .500 mark tomorrow at Navy against the Midshipmen.
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The game pits the Hokies Big east leading rush defense, vs. Navy's multiple wishbone attack that is led by quarterback Chris McCoy.
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((FRANK BEAMER/VIRGINIA TECH HEAD COACH:))
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Promo


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Coming up on News 7 at 11, New jobs are coming to Rockbridge County.
F-E-I Incorporated announced it is building a steel fabrication plant in Natural Bridge Station.
The company will start with 20 jobs, with the potential to bring in as many as one hundred new positions. 7 at 11. We'll hear what the move could mean to the County coming up tonight on News