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The Olympic Centennial Park re- opens to the public today, three days after a pipe bomb shut it down,
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and three people are injured in a stabbing incident in Roanoke. wx-head
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And Larry Dowdy takes us on a trip to the New River Valley Fair in Dublin.
Stick around -- News 7 Mornin' is next.

Roanoke-Stabbing


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A stabbing in Roanoke leaves three people hurt.
It comes one day after another stabbing incident in the city.
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Police say it started yesterday in the house at 4-11 Day Avenue.
Apparently three people got into an argument and someone pulled out a knife.
The fight then spilled out into the streets.
During the incident two people suffered minor injuries. One person was taken to the hospital.
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((JAMES HENEGAR/WITNESS: WE COME OUT HERE AND GENTLEMEN OVER THERE HE WAS OUTSIDE RANTING AND RAVING ABOUT SOMEBODY STABBED HIM OR SOMETHING. WENT AROUND THE BACK OF THE HOUSE AND CAME BACK IN. THEY WERE TRYING TO KEEP HIM FROM INSIDE THE APARTMENT.)) ((VICTOR RAPCIEWICZ/WITNESS: A BUNCH OF PEOPLE OVER HERE AND THEY WERE JUST PARTYING HAVING A GOOD TIME AND TWO OF THE WRONG PEOPLE GOT TOGETHER AND THAT'S WHAT STARTED.))
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Police say the knife was more than ten inches long.
Authorities are still trying to sort out what happened.
The names and conditions of the victims have NOT been released.
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Stabbing


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TAPE#96-60
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Meanwhile the Roanoke stabbing victim who was killed Sunday told his girlfriend he was having nightmares about dying a violent death.
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Michael Dent was fatally stabbed outside the Hurt Park housing complex, where he lived almost his entire life.
Friends and family remember the 20-year old as someone who kept out of trouble, and liked to drive his car and play music.
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((TASHA BURNETT/VICTIM'S GIRLFRIEND: HE WAS NICE, FUNNY, ALWAYS JOKING. HE LOVED KIDS. HE WAS JUST, FUNNY.))
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The stabbing came after an argument.
Police say so far they don't believe drugs were involved.
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The 17- year- old accused of killing Dent appeared in court yesterday.
ROBERT Reed of Detroit is being charged with murder and held without bond at the Coyner Springs Detention Center in Botetourt County.

Brzonkala


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A major set-back for Christy Brzonkala.
The former Virginia Tech student with a case against two Tech football players got word yesterday that a FEDERAL judge had dismissed her case.
She says she will appeal.
Keith Humphry has more on the ruling.
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(( The judge accepted the allegations as Brzonkala's lawyer outlined them- -that she was raped twice by linebacker Tony Morrison in his dorm room at Tech, along with James Crawford, another member of Tech's bowl-winningfootball team.
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((JOE PAINTER/CRAWFORD'S ATTORNEY: FIRST, THE HEARING AT VIRGINIA TECH FOUND HIM NOT GUILTY THEN AFTER AN UNBELIEVABLY EXTENSIVE STATE POLICE INVESTIGATION, NO INDICATION OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITY. HOW MANY TIMES DO WE HAVE TO BE VINDICATED?))
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The decision from Judge Jackson Kiser did not exactly vindicate the two athletes.
Having already thrown out the case against Tech, Kiser has now taken the unusual step of declaring the Violence Against Women Act to be UNconstitutional.
If that ruling holds up, the claims would have to be heard in STATE court in Blacksburg.
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((DAVID PAXTON/MORRISON'S ATTORNEY: STATE LEGISLATURES AND COURTS ARE VERY RECEPTIVE TO ALLEGATIONS OF RAPE TODAY. AND, IF THEY'RE PROVEN PEOPLE ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE. THIS CASE DOES NOT INVOLVE WHAT WE BELIEVE WILL BE SUBSTANTIATED CLAIMS OF RAPE.))
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"Without a doubt," Kiser wrote at the end of a 42-page decision, "violence against women is a pervasive and troublesome aspect of American Life which needs thoughtful attention. But," the judge concluded, "Congress is not invested with the authority to cure all of the ills of mankind."
Keith Humphry, NEWS 7.))

Atlanta-bombing


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Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park opens this morning with tightened security and prayers for the victims of the Olympic bomber.
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The F-B-I says the man who called 9-1-1 early Saturday said simply -- "there's a bomb in Centennial Park, you have 30 minutes."
One person was killed by the blast and more than a hundred injured.
Investigators say they have many leads but for the moment no specific suspects.
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Wills


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A lawyer in Botetourt County was in Centennial Park when the bomb exploded.
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Steve Wills captured some of the events on his video camera.
Wills says he was no more than 300 yards away when the bomb went off.
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((STEVE WILLS: THE FIRST THOUGHT I HAD WAS THAT IT MIGHT BE A SPECIAL EFFECT FROM THE CONCERT BECAUSE THAT WAS GOING ON. AND TH OTHER THOUGHT WAS THAT IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN A TRANSFORMER EXPLODING OR SOMETHING OFF THE EQUIPMENT JUST POPPING OFF AT THAT POINT BUT IT WAS SO LOUD THAT YOUR IMMEDIATE THOUGHT WAS THAT IT WAS VERY SERIOUS.))
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He recorded police and rescue crews trying to make their way through the crowds.
Wills says it did not look like a bomb had just exploded.
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((BUT WHAT WAS VERY ODD WAS THAT YOU DIDN'T HEAR ANY SCREAMS AND EVERYBODY WAS KIND OF WALKING AT A NORMAL PACE SO NO ONE WAS REALLY SURE IF A BOMB HAD GONE OFF OR EXACTLY WHAT HAD OCCURRED.))
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Wills says despite the attack he went to other Olympic events that day and believes the bomb did NOT destroy the Olympic spirit.
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Olympics


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The Americans went on another medal blitz yesterday to add to their Olympic-leading total.
Sprinter Michael Johnson captured the gold in the 400 meter race, he also broke an Olympic record.
Another Johnson, Allen, won gold in the 110 meter hurdles.
Gymnast Shannon Miller became the first American to capture gold in the balance beam, four years after settling for silver.
And sports legend Carl Lewis tied a pair of Olympic records while winning the long jump.
Lewis tied marks by winning four gold medals in one event and earning nine gold medals in his Olympic career.

1-Sports


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Also in sports -- Mike Stevens has news from the gridiron, plus the latest from the U-S-T-A at Hunting Hills.
Good morning Mike.
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One-Larry


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Welcome back to News 7 Mornin' -- I'm Melanie Moon.
The New River Valley Fair is underway in Dublin, with lots of rides on the midway, livestock, and nightly entertainment in the grandstands.
This morning, Larry Dowdy heads down on the farm to the Family Animal Exhibit.
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TWA-CRASH


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Off Long Island -- investigators continue to press for solid evidence to confirm their suspicions that a bomb in the front section of T-W-A Flight 800 blew the plane from the sky.
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Salvage crews recovered more wreckage yesterday as divers continued the grim task of recovering bodies.
The bodies of 161 of the 230 victims have been recovered.
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Joining in the search effort today is the U-S-S "Grapple," a Navy salvage ship that can deploy a remote-controlled underwater vehicle capable of raising loads that weigh up to 13-thousand pounds.
Investigators want to use the device to bring to the surface some of the larger pieces of the Boeing 7-47.
They're hoping those pieces can provide evidence to back up the bomb theory.
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Valujet-Memorial


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A private memorial service is set to take place in the Florida Everglades today for the 110 victims of ValuJet flight 5-9-2.
Officials say as many as seven buses will take victims' families to the crash site.
Tomorrow, a funeral is planned at a cemetery for the victims that could not be identified.

Goodlatte


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The proposed TransAmerica corridor is still very much in the preliminary planning stages, but it is one step closer to becoming a reality.
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Congressman Bob Goodlatte yesterday announced that 400-thousand dollars has been set aside to study the route I-66 would take through Virginia.
Goodlatte had lobbied hard for the corridor to run through Lynchburg and central Virginia, which does "not" have an interstate highway of its own.
Funding and construction could still be decades away.
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((REP. BOB GOODLATTE/R- 6TH DISTRICT: BUT IF WE DON'T BEGIN THE PROCESS NOW OF PUTTING IN OUR BID AND THIS INTERSTATE HIGHWAY IS APPROVED AND ROUTED, IT COULD EASILY BE ROUTED SOMEWHERE ELSE. WE'VE GOT TO STAY ON TOP OF IF RIGHT FROM THE OUTSET IF WE'RE GOING TO SEE FUTURE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND THE CREATION OF JOBS IN THE LYNCHBURG AREA PROTECTED.))
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The study will be conducted during 1997.
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Goodlatte also announced that the federal government has approved construction of a partial interchange at 581 near Hershberger Road.
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It should help alleviate traffic congestion created by the new WalMart supercenter nearby.

2-Scores


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Turning now to sports and the latest from the National League -- Houston rallied for a pair of eighth-inning runs to knock off Cincinnati 2-to-1.
Let's check out the scoreboards.
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Two-Larry


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Welcome back to News 7 Mornin' -- I'm Beth Myer.
Earlier, Larry Dowdy showed us animals on the farm.
Now, he shows us some different animals from a Texas Farm.
They answer to "Big Herman", "Poppy", "Sugar" and "Spice".
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Gates open today at 1 p-m.
To get to the fair, take I-81 to Exit 98, then Route 100 north, four miles.
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Larry talks with last night's grandstand act--Jeff Carson--in a few minutes.

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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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The heart of Atlanta's summer games is opening to the public again.
Centennial Park has been closed since Saturday when a pipe bomb blew up, killing one woman and injuring more than 100.
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In Roanoke, an apparent argument leads to a stabbing that injures three people.
It's the second such incident in the city in less than 48 hours.
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And a federal judge dismisses Christy Brzonkala's ten million dollar lawsuit against two Virginia Tech football players.
Brzonkala was attempting to invoke the federal Violence Against Women Act.
She says she'll appeal.
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And that's what's making news on this Tuesday, July 30th.
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Roanoke-Stabbing


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A stabbing in Roanoke leaves three people hurt.
It comes one day after another stabbing incident in the city.
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Police say it started yesterday in the house at 4-11 Day Avenue.
Apparently three people got into an argument and someone pulled out a knife.
The fight then spilled out into the streets.
During the incident two people suffered minor injuries. One person was taken to the hospital.
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((JAMES HENEGAR/WITNESS: WE COME OUT HERE AND GENTLEMEN OVER THERE HE WAS OUTSIDE RANTING AND RAVING ABOUT SOMEBODY STABBED HIM OR SOMETHING. WENT AROUND THE BACK OF THE HOUSE AND CAME BACK IN. THEY WERE TRYING TO KEEP HIM FROM INSIDE THE APARTMENT.)) ((VICTOR RAPCIEWICZ/WITNESS: A BUNCH OF PEOPLE OVER HERE AND THEY WERE JUST PARTYING HAVING A GOOD TIME AND TWO OF THE WRONG PEOPLE GOT TOGETHER AND THAT'S WHAT STARTED.))
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Police say the knife was more than ten inches long.
Authorities are still trying to sort out what happened.
The names and conditions of the victims have NOT been released.
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Dent-Stabbing


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Meanwhile the Roanoke stabbing victim who was killed Sunday recently told his girlfriend about some nightmares he was having.
Michael Dent said he was dreaming about dying a violent death.
But his girlfriend never thought those bad dreams would be played out in real life.
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Dent was fatally stabbed outside the Hurt Park housing complex, where he lived almost his entire life.
Friends and family fondly remember the 20-year old as someone who kept out of trouble.
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((DEBRA SAUNDERS/VICTIM'S MOTHER: HE WOULD JUST DRIVE WITH HIS BROTHER, JUST RIDE AROUND AND LISTENING TO MUSIC, GOING OUT TO EAT, OR WHATEVER.))
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The stabbing came after an argument.
Police say so far they don't believe drugs were involved.
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The 17- year- old accused of killing Dent appeared in court yesterday.
ROBERT Reed of Detroit is being charged with murder and held without bond at the Coyner Springs Detention Center in Botetourt County.

Christy-Brzonkala


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Christy Brzonkala says she plans to appeal.
The former Virginia Tech student with a case against two Tech football players got word yesterday that a FEDERAL judge had dismissed her case.
Keith Humphry has more on the ruling.
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(( The judge accepted the allegations as Brzonkala's lawyer outlined them- -that she was raped twice by linebacker Tony Morrison in his dorm room at Tech, along with James Crawford, another member of Tech's bowl-winningfootball team.
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((JOE PAINTER/CRAWFORD'S ATTORNEY: FIRST, THE HEARING AT VIRGINIA TECH FOUND HIM NOT GUILTY THEN AFTER AN UNBELIEVABLY EXTENSIVE STATE POLICE INVESTIGATION, NO INDICATION OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITY. HOW MANY TIMES DO WE HAVE TO BE VINDICATED?))
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The decision from Judge Jackson Kiser did not exactly vindicate the two athletes.
Having already thrown out the case against Tech, Kiser has now taken the unusual step of declaring the Violence Against Women Act to be UNconstitutional.
If that ruling holds up, the claims would have to be heard in STATE court in Blacksburg.
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((DAVID PAXTON/MORRISON'S ATTORNEY: STATE LEGISLATURES AND COURTS ARE VERY RECEPTIVE TO ALLEGATIONS OF RAPE TODAY. AND, IF THEY'RE PROVEN PEOPLE ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE. THIS CASE DOES NOT INVOLVE WHAT WE BELIEVE WILL BE SUBSTANTIATED CLAIMS OF RAPE.))
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"Without a doubt," Kiser wrote at the end of a 42-page decision, "violence against women is a pervasive and troublesome aspect of American Life which needs thoughtful attention. But," the judge concluded, "Congress is not invested with the authority to cure all of the ills of mankind."
Keith Humphry, NEWS 7.))

bombing


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Atlanta will try to relight its Olympic spirit this morning with the reopening of Centennial Olympic Park.
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The park has been closed since early Saturday morning, when a pipe bomb blew up at the base of a light tower during a late-night concert, killing a woman and injuring more than one hundred.
Hundreds of F-B-I agents and police are looking for the bomber.
Investigators say they have many leads but for the moment no specific suspects.
The park will open at 8 o'clock.
At 10 a.m., a prayer service will be held to remember the dead and injured.
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Steve-Wills


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A lawyer from Botetourt County has a first hand account of what happened the night of the bombing.
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Steve Wills captured some of the events on his video camera.
Wills says he was no more than 300 yards away when the bomb went off.
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((STEVE WILLS: THE FIRST THOUGHT I HAD WAS THAT IT MIGHT BE A SPECIAL EFFECT FROM THE CONCERT BECAUSE THAT WAS GOING ON. AND TH OTHER THOUGHT WAS THAT IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN A TRANSFORMER EXPLODING OR SOMETHING OFF THE EQUIPMENT JUST POPPING OFF AT THAT POINT BUT IT WAS SO LOUD THAT YOUR IMMEDIATE THOUGHT WAS THAT IT WAS VERY SERIOUS.))
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He recorded police and rescue crews trying to make their way through the crowds.
Wills says it did not look like a bomb had just exploded.
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((BUT WHAT WAS VERY ODD WAS THAT YOU DIDN'T HEAR ANY SCREAMS AND EVERYBODY WAS KIND OF WALKING AT A NORMAL PACE SO NO ONE WAS REALLY SURE IF A BOMB HAD GONE OFF OR EXACTLY WHAT HAD OCCURRED.))
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Wills says despite the attack he went to other Olympic events that day and believes the bomb did NOT destroy the Olympic spirit.
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games


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Americans keep the gold rush going at the Olympics.
Yesterday, sprinter Michael Johnson captured the gold in the 400 meter race, he also broke an Olympic record.
Another Johnson, Allen, won gold in the 110 meter hurdles.
Gymnast Shannon Miller became the first American to capture gold in the balance beam, four years after settling for silver.
And sports legend Carl Lewis tied a pair of Olympic records while winning the long jump.
Lewis tied marks by winning four gold medals in one event and earning nine gold medals in his Olympic career.

3-Sports


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WRITER=cro
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Also in sports -- Mike Stevens has the latest on Dale Earnhardt, and shows us how the Cincinnati Reds' Chris Sabo (SAY-bo) lost his marbles last night.
Good morning Mike.
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Three-Larry


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1Stabbing


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Three people are hurt in the second stabbing in Roanoke in as many days.
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Police say it all started yesterday at the house at 4-11 Day Avenue.
Apparently three people got into an argument and someone pulled out a knife.
The fight then spilled out into the streets.
During the incident two people suffered minor injuries, one was taken to the hospital.
Authorities are still trying to sort out what happened.
The names and conditions of the victims have NOT been released.
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2Stabbing


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Meanwhile the Roanoke stabbing victim who was killed Sunday recently told his girlfriend about some nightmares he was having.
Michael Dent said he was dreaming about dying a violent death.
Dent was fatally stabbed outside the Hurt Park housing complex, where he lived almost his entire life.
The stabbing came after an argument.
Police say so far they do not believe drugs were involved.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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The 17- year- old accused of killing Dent appeared in court yesterday.
ROBERT Reed of Detroit is being charged with murder and held without bond at the Coyner Springs Detention Center in Botetourt County.

Rape-Case


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WRITER=cro
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Christy Brzonkala sought to invoke the federal Violence Against Women Act in a lawsuit alleging she was raped by two Virginia Tech football players.
Now she plans to appeal a ruling dismissing the case.
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The lawyer for Brzonkala said her client also intends to pursue separate lawsuits in state courts.
Brzonkala contends that Tech players Tony Morrison and James Crawford raped her in their dorm in 1994.
But the two players never faced criminal charges.
And U-S District Judge Jackson Kiser threw out her ten million dollar lawsuit against the players in a ruling released yesterday.
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Electrocution


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The family of a teenager who was electrocuted is seeking one million dollars in damages.
That's according to the family's attorney.
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The teen was electrocuted on the property of the James River Limestone Plant.
Rescue workers said 15-year old Eric Bowden of Wisconsin was electrocuted on the banks of the James River in Botetourt County after he came in contact with an exposed wire.
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State and Federal mining officials are still investigating.
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Dog-Shooting


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Over in Montgomery County, Dow Williston claims what a sheriff's deputy did to his dog amounts to animal abuse.
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Apparently Williston's one- year- old Rottweiler freed himself from his chain early Friday morning.
A neighbor called the sheriff's department to report a loose dog causing a disturbance.
The deputy arrived around 4-30.
He says the dog tried to attack him and he had to shoot it.
The bullet struck Shadow in the nose, penetrated his mouth and was lodged in his neck.
The sheriff says this is not the first time people have complained about this dog.
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SOT 14:22:28
IN Q=WE HAD A

((DOUG MARRS/MONTGOMERY CO. SHERIFF: WE A COMPLAINT THE DAY BEFORE ON THE 25TH. THE DOG WARDEN RESPONDED TO THE OWNER AND ADVISED HIM THAT THE CLAMPS THAT THEY HAD HIM CHAINED BY WEREN'T STRONG ENOUGH.))
SUPER=01-Doug Marrs/Montgomery Co. Sheriff;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q= STRONG ENOUGH
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Williston says his dog was mistaken for another dog which used to live in the area and was vicious.
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SOT 12:27:44
IN Q=IT'S NO SENSE

((DOW WILLISTON/SHADOW'S OWNER: IT'S NO SENSE IN SHOOTING A DOG LIKE THIS, JUST BECAUSE HE'S A ROTTWEILER. HE'S A BABY YOU KNOW.))
SUPER=01-Dow Williston/Shadow's Owner;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=BABY YOU KNOW
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VO-NAT


Shadow is recovering from his injuries.
Meantime, Williston wants the county to pay the vet bills.
Sheriff Marrs says Williston violated a county ordinance by not keeping his dog tied up.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#RS96-1
GRAPHIC=mlb logo


In sports -- American League stadiums were silent yesterday.
A-L teams resume play with eight games on today's schedule.
But there was some National League action yesterday.
Let's check out the scoreboards.
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SUPER=0092-/Colorado/1/j/Montreal/4////Pittsburgh/0/j/New York/5///;
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SUPER=0105-/Danville/3/j/Kingsport/4///;