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Next on News Seven-- two people were
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killed in Franklin County this evening after two vehicles collided head on.
Tension grows in Bosnia this weekend as Serbs threatened to fire at U-S troops.
And union workers at Rubatex vote on management's contract offer tomorrow.
The outcome may decide if hundreds of jobs leave the area.
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The news is next.

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Good evening.
Two people were killed in
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Franklin County this evening after two vehicles collided head on near Smith Mountain Lake.
Two others were taken to a local hospital.
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Tension grows in Bosnia this weekend as Serbs threatened to fire at American helicopters.
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And United Rubber Workers Local 2-40 is divided.
Tomorrow union members will vote on management's contract offer.
The outcome of the vote may decide if almost three hundred jobs leave the area.
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We'll bring you that story and more at eleven.

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As the holiday weekend comes to a close two MORE people are killed on area highways.
That brings the weekend total to four.
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Good Evening.
This is News 7 at Eleven.
I'm Ron Jones.

Franklin-fatal


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Two people are dead after a head- on collision in Franklin County this evening.
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A vehicle heading southbound on Route 1-22 near the Hales Ford Bridge apparently hit a northbound vehicle head- on.
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((WAYNE STONE/STATE POLICE: THE SOUTHBOUND VEHICLE CAME AROUND THE CURVE TO ITS LEFT, RAN OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE HIGHWAY, CAME BACK ACROSS AND THE COLLISION OCCURRED IN THE NORTHBOUND LANE. ))
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The drivers of both vehicles died at the scene.
Each car had a passenger that was flown to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
The accident blocked traffic for many vacationers returning from Smith Mountain Lake.
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((PAUL SEAL/BYSTANDER: SEAT BELT OR NO SEAT BELT IT'S NOT GONNA SAVE YOU IN A ACCIDENT LIKE THIS. JUST NEED TO SLOW DOWN, DRIVE CAREFUL AND NOT DRINK. ))
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Police have yet to release the names of the victims, and the investigation into the crash continues.
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R'bridge-Fatal


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Rockbridge County near Raphine was the site of a fatal accident this morning.
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(( Duane Hubbell of Mount Jackson was traveling Southbound on Interstate 81 at 4 A-M.
He died after his rig ran off the highway and overturned.
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((SERGEANT ROB FRIDLEY/STATE POLICE: PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION THAT THE TRUCK RAN OFF THE RIGHT SHOULDER OF THE ROAD, FLIPPED OVER THE GUARDRAIL AGAINST THE BANK. WE THINK THAT MAYBE THE DRIVER WAS TRYING TO AVOID SOME DEBRIS IN THE HIGHWAY.))
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One lane was closed while authorities offloaded the cargo of poultry parts.
Traffic was backed up for 3 miles and state police re-routed some traffic onto Route 11.
This morning's fatal accident was the second in Rockbridge County in as many days.
Authorities were surprised by today's traffic volume--
It rivaled that of the Sunday after Thanksgiving-- which is traditionally the heaviest traffic day of the year.
State Troopers encourage motorists to drive early or late in the day to avoid crowds.
Sergeant Rob Fridley says slow down on crowded highways.
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((ROB FRIDLEY: IF YOU SEE ANYBODY NEAR THE SHOULDER OF THE ROAD, BROKE DOWN, YOU NEED TO SLOW DOWN AND BASICALLY JUST NEED TO BE IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE SPEED LIMIT AND SLOW DOWN. ))
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Sergeant Fridley went on to say, this has been one of the worst fourth of July weekends in recent memory.
Apparently many people took Friday off from work, and went traveling over the long weekend.

Bosnia


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Things got pretty tense in Bosnia over the weekend -- as Bosnian Serbs threatened to fire at American helicopters.
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U-S Soldiers were involved in a tense stand off with about 2000 Bosnian Serb civilians in front of the Bosnian Serb Army headquarters.
It apparently began when some U-S helicopters flew over the area to verify a sighting of Bosnian Serb armored vehicles.
The vehicles were reportedly outside areas designated for them by the Dayton peace agreement.
Late yesterday, the Bosnian Serb forces were apologizing for what they called a "mistake."
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Aborted-Takeoff


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Federal safety officials say it's too early to say why a Delta jet engine blew apart.
Investigators will now attempt to reconstruct the engine.
The engine exploded as the plane headed down a runway for takeoff yesterday in Pensacola, Florida, killing two people.
Randy Wood reports.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
When News 7 at 11 returns,
We'll look into the unfolding story at the Rubatex plant in Bedford.
The next chapter should be written tomorrow.
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And,
Fire officials respond to neighbor's complaints of yesterday's response time to a house fire in Roanoke County.
But first, let's check in with Kimberly
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Kim in Wx office
Okay, Ron--
What was Tropical Storm Bertha is now Hurricane Bertha.
We'll have more details on that coming up in the forecast.
Closer where we live there were some scattered showers-- otherwise, everything is pretty calm as we check the numbers of the day. Roll Lake levels
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County-Fire


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Neighbors of an elderly woman whose house was destroyed by fire say Roanoke County firefighters arrived too late to save the home.
But officials say rescue units were dispatched in a timely fashion.
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Fire fighters were called to this Oakland Boulevard house yesterday around 1-30.
Chief Tommy Fuqua (Few-qua) told News 7 that the first unit arrived nine minutes after it was dispatched.
Fuqua says usually after a 9-1-1 call it takes a dispatcher one minute to contact fire fighters.
Neighbors say it took at least 15 minutes for department members to respond.
They also say once the fire fighters arrived they didn't know where the water hydrants were located.
The blaze destroyed Eula Tribbett's home.
Investigators are still trying to determine how it started.
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Rubatex


ANCHOR=Ron
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United Rubber Workers Local 2-40 is divided.
Tomorrow union members will vote on Rubatex's contract offer.
Last Sunday union members narrowly voted down this same proposal.
The company has threatened to layoff nearly three hundred workers and move part of the operation out of state if the offer is turned down.
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Members in favor of the contract say-- voting yes would save jobs.
Several declined to talk on camera for fear of retribution from other union members.
They say people need to look at the big picture.
They also said if the company moves one operation out of Bedford more will follow.
But NAY sayers believe layoffs will happen no matter what.
Charles Mallory, Jr. says, "if the company wants to move part of its operation, it will move no matter how the union votes."
Bedford Mayor Mike Shelton says if the jobs leave the community's morale will suffer.
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((MIKE SHELTON/BEDFORD MAYOR: WHEN YOU LOSE AN OPERATION OUT OF A PLANT AND YOU LOSE EMPLOYMENT THERE'S A TRICKLE DOWN EFFECT THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY, INTERMS OF THE VITALITY OF SMALL BUSINESS.))
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Those against the proposal say the mandatory overtime and loss of seniority are big sticking points.
They say the company is using scare tactics to make union members to vote yes.
Those "vote yes" members say this proposal extends the contract and doesn't touch their benefit package.

Business-Review


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Delta Star voted yes for its latest contract.
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And Interstate 73 is one step closer to reality.
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Len Besthoff recaps the week's top economic stories in southwest and central Virginia with the News-7 Business Review.
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96-51
Union workers at Rubatex in Bedford will get a second vote on a proposal they rejected that prompted the rubber products company to announce the transfer of 287 jobs out of state.
Rubatex says it will take a strong and positive vote in favor of new work rules and mandatory overtime to keep the jobs in Bedford. 96-51
A strike at the Delta Star transformer plant in Lynchburg has been averted, with union workers approving a new contract.
The electrical workers rejected the original company offer because of differences over wage increases and work schedules. 96-52
The Commonwealth Transportation Board has now put up the first six million dollars for the Virginia portion of the proposed Interstate 73.
If all goes according to plan, the first segments of the highway could be under construction in five to ten years.
Checking the Dow Jones Industrial Average for the week, it fell 66 points, closing at 5588.14.
Len Besthoff, with the News-7 Business Review. Nat Sot
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Stewart


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A man scheduled to be executed on Wednesday has been given another reprieve.
This week, U-S District Judge Robert Payne
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stayed the scheduled execution of Kenneth Manuel Stewart Junior when questions were raised about Stewart's competency to decide whether or not to pursue appeals available to him.
Stewart was convicted of shooting his 34-year-old wife Cynthia and infant son Johnathon point-blank range on Mother's Day on 19-91.
Stewart said he snapped after losing his job and being asked for a divorce by his wife.
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Stewart was to be executed in April last year but a Circuit Judge said the capital murderer was NOT competent to end his appeals and ask for the death penalty.
The attorney general says he plans to appeal the ruling.
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Later on News 7 at 11,
We'll trip the light fantastic at the Commonwealth games.
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And,
Men were risking life and limb in Spain all in the name of machismo!
Stay with us.
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Floyd-Potter


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A mound of clay may not speak to you, but to Ellen Shankin it speaks volumes.
She turns clay into usable, award winning art.
Denise Allen and videographer Greg Moore introduce us to this Floyd County potter.
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((ELLEN SHANKIN/POTTER: IT'S REALLY JUST AN EVOLUTION. YOU HAVE A FEELING ABOUT A FORM AND YOU WORK WITH IT AS YOU WORK YOU RESPOND TO EACH PIECE AS THEY COME OFF YOU MAKE ADJUSTMENTS AND IT JUST ENDS UP GOING ALONG A PATH THAT'S VERY INDIVIDUAL.))
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Judges at the Smithsonian Craft Show seem to like the path Ellen Shankin's takes.
The Floyd County potter won honorable mention in a competition between thousands of crafters.
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As the wheel spins Shankin's hands create the shapes she imagines.
The ceramic bowls, pitchers, cup and saucers are beautiful.
But Shankin says it's more important for them to be useful.
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((SHANKIN: THIS IS ALL FUNCTIONAL STONEWARE. IT'S ALL THROWN ON A WHEEL. IT'S FUNCTION IS OF PRIMARY IMPORTANCE TO ME. I'M VERY INVOLVED WITH FORM. A LITTLE BIT LESS CONCERNED WITH THE SURFACE. I'M NOT A PERSON WHO DECORATES.))
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Shankin sells her work to galleries all over the country.
So every time someone in Arizona sips tea from a Shankin cup, she hope they're experiencing a bit of her individuality,
Denise Allen News 7.))

Bertha


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Call it Hurricane "Bertha."
The former tropical storm has reached hurricane strength.
It's expanding in size and strength as it bears down on a strip of Caribbean islands.
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The eye of the storm is expected to cross directly over St. Thomas early tommorow before moving on to Puerto Rico.
Hundreds of St. Thomas residents spent today getting prepared.
They boarded up their roofs and windows, shopped for emergency supplies, and gassed up their cars.
Many of the residents are still living under makeshift roofs destroyed by last year's storm season.
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S-Straw


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Darryl Strawberry made his 1996 debut with the New York this afternoon as the Yankees designated hitter against Milwaukee.
The fans gave Strawberry a 25 second standing ovation but Strawberry went 0 for 4 at the plate.
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S-Yankees


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Milwaukee would score in the top of the first. Dave Nilsson hits a single to right field scoring Fernando Vina and Jeff Cirillo and the Brewers took the 2 to nothing.
Then in the fourth Jose Valentin SUPER=35-Milwaukee/==4/New York/==1;hits

a double to left field scoring John Jaha the Brewers led 3 to nothing and Milwaukee gets the 4 to 1 win.
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S-Braves


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The Atlanta Braves backed Greg Maddux with 9 runs today in a 9 to 1 win over the Houston Astros.
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A hot one in Atlanta this afternoon.
And the Braves were hot. In the second Mark Whiten hits a shot off the right field wall for a triple Ryan Klesko rounds the bases to score to tie it at 1 to 1.
In the third, Eduardo Perez sends a shot to the left field wall scoring Fred Mcgriff and Whiten and the Braves led the Astros 4 to 1.
McGriff gets all of this pitch SUPER=35-Atlanta/==9/Houston/==1; sending

it over the left center field wall for a two run homer in the 8-th and the Braves go on to beat the Astros 9 to 1.
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S-Cubs


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In Chicago, Terry Shumpert lined a game winning single off the left field ivy with one out in the 13-th as the Cubs beat the Reds 7 to 6.
For that and all of the scores lets check the boards.
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S-Manager


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The Florida Marlins have fired Rene Lachemann the only skipper in team history.
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The announcement was made a news conference this afternoon in Philadelphia. Cookie Rojas will manage the team on an interim basis no replacement has been named.
Latchemann was hired in October of 1992 he's led the Marlins to a 39 and 47 record this season. Florida has lost its last seven games.
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Sports Tease


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And coming up, Richard Kry-Check wins the men's singles title at Wimbledon Dave Stockton and Steve Stricker win golf tournaments.
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And the Dream Team puts on a show in a rout of Brazil in an exhibition game in Cleveland.
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S-Wimbledon


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Richard Krychek became the first Dutchman and the first unseeded player to win the Men's championship at Wimbledon.
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Kry-chek used his powerful serve to storm past American Malivai Washington in straight sets 6-3, 6-4, 6-3.
Kry-chek had 14 aces on the way to his first grand slam title. He dominated all phases of the match and Washington was not able to match the strong ground strokes from the Dutchman.
Kry-chek entered the tournament ranked 13-th in the world and he won the title when Washington smashed a back hand return into the net on match point.
He's the first unseeded player to win the singles title at Wimbledon since 17 year old Boris Becker in 1985.
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((RICHARD KRAJICEK/WIMBLEDON SINGLES CHAMPION: )) ((MALIVAI WASHINGTON/RUNNER UP: ))
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S-Golf


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Steve Stricker picked up his second win on the P-G-A tour in six weeks taking the Western Open.
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Stricker's final round 69 game him an 8-stroke victory over Billy Andrade and Jay Don Blake. He finished at 277 11 under par. The winning margin is the largest at the tournament in 44 years.
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On the Senior Tour, Hale Irwin made a run but he could not catch Dave Stockton. Stockon parred the first 17 holes finishing at one over par 73.
His total of 277, 11 under par gave him the win at the U-S Senior Open.
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S-Dream


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The United States men's Olympic basketball team blew away Brazil in an exhibition game 109 to 68.
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Lenny Wilkins watching the action from the Bench.
38 year old Oscar Schmidt pulls up and hits the three pointer to give his team a 5 point lead.
But the Dream Team cranked it up Penny Hardaway passes to Karl Malone for the easy layup and the U.S. led 38 to 35.
Reggie Miller gets the ball off SUPER=33-United
States/109/Brazil/=68;the block and passes to Hardaway for the easy jam the

U.S. led by 16 and the U.S. wins it 109 to 68.
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S-Staples


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It's still to early for most of us to start thinking about the start of the college basketball season, but one area star is already fully wrapped up in preparations for it.
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UVa star guard Curtis Staples was in town last week watching the Roanoke Hawks AAU team practice at William Fleming.
Staples is adding strength to his game and hopefully a more steady stroke from the outside.
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S-Rush


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It's getting down to the Nitty gritty at the Roanoke Rush camp over at Patrick Henry High School.
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The Rush has worked out in pads the past week and head coach Duke Strager has liked the effort among the players trying to make the team.
But Strager will soon have to make some cuts to get his roster in line with league rules.
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Many of the players trying out for the Rush have other jobs and sometimes its difficult to give the effort necessary in practice.
But all of the players have the same goal to make the team.
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Strager is expected to make the necessary cuts next week in practice.

Forest-Service


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A U-S Forest Service report says that rapid growth by Virginia's sprawling cities and towns over the last decade is eating up forests,
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creating a patchwork of woods that are less environmentally and economically useful.
In the decade ending in '95 nearly 200,000 acres of forests in central and eastern Virginia that drain into the Chesapeake Bay were destroyed.
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New homes, industrial parks and shopping centers accounted for most of the change.

Ballroom-Dancing


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There was some fancy stepping going on at the Star City Roller Skating Center this afternoon.
The competition in the Commonwealth Games continued with a new event which attracted competitors of all ages.
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Contestants from up and down the east coast traveled to Roanoke to compete in Dance sport or Ballroom Dancing.
The competition was divided into three divisions--juniors, adults and seniors.
Two styles were represented-- smooth dances such as the waltz and Latin dances like the Cha Cha.
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((AMY COUSIN/NEW YORK CONTESTANT: THE JUDGES ARE MARKING THE COMPETITION ON HOW THEY SHOW THE MUSIC--ARE THEY IN TIME WITH THE MUSIC, DO THEY HIT THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DANCE WITH THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MUSIC. WHETHER THEY HAVE TECHNICAL CORRECTNESS AS IN FOOT WORK.))
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This is the first year ballroom dancing has been a judged event in the Commonwealth Games.
In fact it may become an Olympic event.
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Winners of the Dance sport competition are awarded gold, silver and bronze medals.
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Bulls


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Thousands of champagne- drenched and Ernest Hemingway- fueled revellers danced with death today
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when they took part in the annual "running of the bulls" in Spain.
Bullfighting fans from all over the world show up for the annual event, celebrated in Ernest Hemingway's novel "The Sun Also Rises."
Runners are frequently injured and 13 have lost their lives-- gored to death by the bulls. (----------------) But-- the run has been going on since 19-24.