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Coming up-
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Some Teachers could lose their jobs- student programs could be cut in Bedford.
It seems luxury condos keep going up in the Roanoke Valley. Who's buying and why? We'll have a report.
And the Dan River is rising. Find out when it's expected to crest.
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News 7 is next.

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Good Evening.
School programs- and teacher's jobs may be cut in Bedford.
Two items that have struck a nerve.
Tonight the Bedford School Board talks about possible cuts.
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Luxury Condos are going up more and more in Roanoke Valley.
Just who's buying these condos and why do they find them so attractive? We'll have the story.
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Plus a promising new vaccine in the fight against AIDS.
SUPER=03-Halifax Co.;


And the latest on the Dan River. It's expected to crest tomorrow eight feet above flood stage.
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Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Bedford-School


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About 40 Bedford County school employees still don't know if they will have a job next year.
Tonight the Bedford County School board tried to trim four million dollars from next year's budget request.
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Steve Smallshaw joins us now from Bedford. Steve did the Board make any progress tonight?
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((Steve how does the school board getting extra money fort his year's bills help them with next years budget?))

Flooding


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The National Weather Service has downgraded it's initial flood warning for portions of Halifax County.
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Earlier today-- numerous business owners along Route 501 in Riverdale, began preparing for severe flooding.
But that prediction was downgraded late this afternoon.
Officials now believe the Dan River will crest tomorrow at EIGHT-feet above flood stage-- which would cause moderate flooding.
Many business owners are breathing a sign of relief-- considering they're still trying to recover from severe flooding last fall.
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The Dan River has already crested in Danville.
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Andrews


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A bombshell in the world of Virginia politics.
Republican Coleman Andrews dropped out of the race for lieutenant governor.
He was the clear front-runner in terms of money and endorsements.
He'd just barnstormed the state three weeks ago, with 22 stops to kick off his campaign.
Now Coleman Andrews is out of the race.
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He entered a news conference on crutches from what he shrugged off as a sports injury
He says a "recent medical concern" related to one of his children was the reason for the decision.
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Andrews has faced some controversy over the declining stock price in the two businesses he runs...and an exploratory foray into a possible gambling operation that he later pulled the plug on.
Andrews raised more than one point four million for his campaign.
Andrews say he will return what's left to contributors.
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He today endorsed Republican John Hager-- the only remaining candidate for lieutenant governor.

Aberdeen


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A jury throws the book at Army Staff Sargeant Delmar Simpson-
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convicting him of raping six women at the Aberdeen Proving ground in Maryland.
Simpson's case resulted in criminal charges against 12 other Aberdeen soldiers and prompted investigations at Army bases worldwide.
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((LT. COL. GABRIEL RIESCO/ABERDEEN CHIEF OF STAFF WE ARE CONTINUING WITH OUR QUEST TO PROCESS ALL THESE CASES EXPEDITIOUSLY, WE ARE INTERESTED IN PROTECTING THE VICTIMS AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE.))
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But some say Simpson should not bear all the burden- that the victims were at fault too.
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((SGT. MARIANA SHORTER/DRILL SARGEANT: THESE ARE NOT INNOCENT YOUNG LADIES. THESE WOMEN ARE VERY FORCEFUL, VERY AGGRESSIVE. THYE'RE NOT CHILDREN. YOUNG INNOCENT CHILDREN. THEY'RE PORTRAYED THEMSELVES TO BE.))
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Simpson could spend the rest of his life in a military prison.
He will likely appeal.
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Ok-Trial


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She used to be friends with Timothy McVeigh.
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Now Lori Fortiers testimony could cost McVeigh his life.
Her voice occasionally quivered today as she spoke.
Fortier says McVeigh told her of his plans to blow up the Oklahoma City Federal Buildling-
She told jurors McVeigh chose the Murrah building because it was an easy target- it had a glass front.
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((JOHN WALSH/CBS NEWS LEGAL CONSULTANT: IF THE JURY BELIEVES THAT TESTIONY, THE GOVERNMENT IS SO FAR AHEAD THE DEFENSE WILL BE VERY HARD PRESSED TO CATCH UP. IF THE JURY DOES NOT BELIEVE THAT TESTIMONY IT CASTS AN OVER THE ENTIRE CASE FOR THE GOVERNMENT.))
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Fortier's husband was in the military with McVeigh.
Lori Fortier says McVeigh often talked about his anger at the federal government-- especially the bloody siege at Waco.
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Texas-Standoff


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The Standoff in West Texas enters its third full night.
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Two armored vehicles arrived today.
Negotiations continue- while Rick McClaren and two others remain inside a mountain shack.
McClaren's attorney wants the battle fought in court, but says his client is armed and willing to fight.
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((TERRY O'ROURKE/MCCLAREN'S ATTORNEY: RICK MCLAREN IS NOT A VIOLENT PERSON BUT THERE CLEARLY ARE PEOPLE THERE WITH WEAPONS AND THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF GUNS POINTED AT HIM. SO ONE OF THE FEARS IS THAT SOMEBODY IS GOING TO SHOOT A GUN AND THERE'S GOING TO BE A LOT OF KILLING.))
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McClaren leads the Republic of Texas group.
The group contends it is the legitimate government of Texas which group members say was unfairly annexed in 1845.
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Coming up next on our broadcast, we'll see how National Guard members from our area are working hard to improve the lives of Bosnian farmers,
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and there is promising news tonight in the fight against AIDS.
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AIDS-Vaccine


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Promising news in the fight against AIDS.
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Doctors are optimistic an experimental AIDS vaccine will work on Humans.
The vaccine is made from H-I-V genes and has protected chimpanzees exposed to the virus.
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((DR. DAVID WEINER: THIS STUDY DOES SUGGEST THAT THE DNA VACCINE FOR HIV CAN CONTROL INFECTION IN CHIMPANZEES. WHAT PERCENTAGE OF INFECTION HAS YET TO BE DETERMINED.))
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The study suggests the DNA vaccine holds promise in preventing other infectious diseases caused by viruses, such as herpes, hepatitis and influenza.
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Four-Bosnia


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A Danville National Guard unit is getting an up close look at the toll years of conflict can take on a country.
The soldiers were sent to Bosnia Herzegovina to help the country rebuild.
Some of the soldiers patrol the streets while others spend time interacting in the community.
Teresa Hamilton and photographer Andrea DiRocco recently returned from Bosnia.
Tonight they show us how one group of hometown soldiers is bringing help to an impoverished community.
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(( Traveling through Bosnia has been an educational experience for the Danville soldiers.
The landscape reflects the devastating civil war--and yet there are still breathtaking views.
There's no doubt the years of fighting have taken a toll on the people.
Life is harder here, and that doesn't escape the soldiers' notice.
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((PAUL GRIFFIN/DANVILLE NATIONAL GUARD MEMBER: IT WAS A CULTURE SHOCK FOR ME TO SEE A LADY, 65- YEARS OLD, CARRYING TWO HEAVY BARRELS OF WATER UP A MOUNTAIN.))
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The differences between Bosnia and the U-S are evident in other ways.
In Bosnia-- it's not uncommon to brake for a herd of animals -- or a farmer with a horse drawn wagon. nat sound
Adjusting to the change hasn't been easy for the Southsiders.
The tens of thousands of miles that separate them from their families is tough.
And, the job itself has taken some getting used to.
As part time "citizen soldiers" the Danville Guard members never thought they'd be deployed as peacekeepers.
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The men assigned to Camp Odin are involved in the community perhaps more than any other group of hometown soldiers. nat sound with reuben anderson playing guitar.
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The Americans and Swedes assigned to the camp bring food and supplies to the town of Ostro Brdo.
The gypsy community has always been poor-- even before years of ethnic fighting.
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((RECARDO FAULKNER/DANVILLE NATIONAL GUARD MEMBER:IT WAS JUST UNBELIEVABLE, IT MAKES YOU REALLY SIT BACK AND BE THANKFUL FOR WHAT WE DO HAVE IN AMERICA. ))
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((REUBEN ANDERSON/DANVILLE NATIONAL GUARD MEMBER:IT'S A REALLY GREAT FEELING, WHEN WE CAME UP HERE TO PUT THEM UP, YOU COULD JUST SEE THE JOY IN THEIR FACES. ))
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It's joy that's also etched in the memory of our hometown soldiers-- serving in a country far from home.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Bosnia Herzegovina.)) Producers,
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And for more information on the Danville unit's mission in Bosnia, including how to get in touch with the soldiers, visit the W-D-B-J home page--the address is w-w-w dot w-d-b-j 7 dot com.

Trash-Tags


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Some Lynchburg city council members are still trying to dump the city's trash tag system, but their colleagues aren't so sure.
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Robert Garber heads up the majority that says Lynchburg can afford to offer its residents free garbage pickup.
But vice-mayor Bob Davenport and two others worry that would discourage recycling and cut the life of the city's landfill.
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((BOB DAVENPORT/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: OUR LANDFILL MAY FILL UP QUICKER AND WE MAY HAVE TO BUILD ANOTHER LANDFILL AND THAT'S VERY EXPENSIVE. AND SO THIS THING REALLY NEEDS TO BE STUDIED OUT BEFORE WE MAKE ANY DECISION. AND I'M PERFECTLY WILLING TO CHANGE IF SOMEONE SHOWS ME THAT THERE'S A BETTER WAY TO DO THIS. I AM PERFECTLY WILLING TO DO THAT.))
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An hour-long discussion during a work session today produced no results.
Council could vote on the trash tag system within the next month.
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Coming up next,
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we'll see why the Roanoke Valley is becoming home to more and more upscale condominiums.
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Condos


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They are luxury Condominiums, and they're popping up all over the Roanoke Valley.
As Andrew Freiden reports, empty nesters are snapping these upscale residences as soon as they are built.
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It's the sign of the times.
Luxury Condos under construction.
Frank Radford says he builds with older buyers in mind.
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((FRANK RADFORD/DEVELOPER: BASICALLY WE'RE EMPTY NESTER TO BEGIN WITH. THAT CONSISTS OF PEOPLE WHO ARE RETIRED OR NEAR RETIREMENT. WE DO NOT HAVE ANY CHILDREN LIVING IN THE UNITS AT THIS PARTICULAR TIME, AND OUR TARGET MARKET HAS BEEN 50 OR OVER, OR SENIORS ))
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Radford says the phenonemon is widespread.
But here in the Roanoke Valley, the low cost of living keeps folks from moving away.
That creates a booming market for properties like these Glen Ivy Condos.
It's easy to get in and out of the buildings.
There are no exterior steps, and elevators take residents right to their floor.
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((ANDREW FREIDEN/REPORTER: ANOTHER INTERESTING FEATURE OF THE CONDOS IS THE SECURITY SYSTEM. WHEN SOMEONE WANTS TO VISIT YOU THEY JUST PRESS YOUR ROOM NUMBER... ))
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((...THEN YOUR IMAGE SHOWS UP ON A VIDEO MONITOR INSIDE THE CONDO-- THEN THE RESIDENT CAN DECIDE WHETHER OR NOT TO LET YOU IN.))
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The luxury extras aren't the only draw.
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((JEFF JEFFERIES/RESIDENT: THE NEIGHBORS, WHEN YOU WALK INTO THIS PLACE, YOU AUTOMATICALLY HAVE 24 NEIGHBORS...FRIENDLY, GREAT PEOPLE. ))
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Radford Brothers is so confident in the market for luxury condos, They've already laid the groundwork for their fourth development.
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S-Score


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Joe Gibbs announced that Tony Stewart, the pole winner at Indy last year, is joining Gibbs racing to field a second full time Winston Cup team in 1999.
Stewart, who has finished no higher than 16th in 7 Busch starts will run a limited schedule next season.
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S-Tech


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Virginia Tech hooked up with the Tennessee Volunteers last night in Kingsport in the third annual Hokie-Smokey classic.
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Tech boss Chuck Hartman introduced himself to the umpires a couple of times.
And then the Hokies Kevin Kurilla introduced himself to the Vols with this solo homer over the left field fence. The Monster shot from the senior shortstop tied the game at 1-all.
Todd Zirkle the freshman from Powell Valley high school did a good job in the hill for the Hokies. Here he gets the K.
But the Vols would eventually come up with the game winner hit to take a 2-to-1 lead of Tech.
The Hokies had a final chance, but SUPER=34-Virginia Tech/1/Tennessee/2;

the line drive turns into a double play and the Vols beat Tech 2-1o-1 at Hunter Wright Stadium.
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S-Jason


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On a more serious baseball note, New York Mets pitcher Jason Isringhausen is having some health problems.
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The former Triple A star with the Tidewater Tides down in Norfolk, underwent tests yesterday for recurring chest and rib pain.
The 24 year old began complaining of chest pains last week while in Florida.
One New York area newspaper says the team fears Isringhausen could have a form of cancer, because of a spot that was detected on one of his lungs.
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S-Softball


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In girl's softball, the Glenvar Highlanders played host to Giles today at Roanoke County's Green Hill Park.
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The Lady Highlanders came in to the game guarding an undefeated mark against all single A competition.
In the top of the first, watch freshman pitcher Hallie East strike out this Giles batter and Glenvar goes into the bottom of the inning with a shutout going.
The lady Highlanders didn't waist anytime getting on the board. Sheree Thompson brings in a run on this infield bullet; Glenvar led 3-nothing after 1.
In the bottom of the second; Thompson connects on this pitch. The shot to
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left scores Sarah Henderson from third base. Glenvar wins it easily 13-to-nothing.
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Sports Tease


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Still to come on News 7 at 11, we'll get down on the mat
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with a group of area wrestlers who are working off season to better their futures.
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S-NBA


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The Heat was on the Orlando Magic last night as they faced elimination in the first round of the NBA playoffs.
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The Heat needed a win to complete a three game sweep, and Tim Hardaway helped shoot Miami to a 20 point first half advantage.
But thanks to a former college place kicker Darrell Armstrong, who is from Gastonia, the Magic tied it at the half and went in front by 10 in the third.
He had a career high 21.
But the money man was Penny. Anfernee Hardaway scored 42 points including
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running out.
The Magic forces a game four with the 88-to-75 win.
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S-Lynch


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George Lynch would like to be playing in the postseason, but instead he is getting ready for his 7th annual Hometown Basketball camp in mid June here in Roanoke.
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George's camp will again be held at William Fleming high school from June 16th through the 20th.
As George said attendance was down some last year, but this June he's hoping for the biggest turnout in the history of the camp.
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PINNACLE PAGE --
Again, the camp takes place June 16th through the 20th.
It is open to boys and girls ages 7 through 15.
And if you would like more information you can call 982-0536.
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S-Wrestle


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Wrestling in the Roanoke Valley is no longer just a winter time sport.
Steve Mason has more on the empire Kevin Dresser is building right here in the Roanoke Valley.
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((After building Grundy into a state powerhouse; Kevin Dresser needed new challenges. He's found them. In addition to revitalizing Christiansburg's program; Dresser has started three off season wrestling academies in the Roanoke Valley, New River Valley and in Southwest Virginia ((:))
The Roanoke Valley academy has rolled out the mats at Hidden Valley Junior High where the Christiansburg coach helps his immediate competition; like William Byrd's Chris Madonia; who placed fourth in the state this past season. ((:))
Every Monday night for 13 weeks; about 75 grapplers attend the academy sessions. After just 6 weeks; wrestling the opposition in off season practices has already helped area athletes. ((:)) ((:)) Dresser is a hands on coach who is teaching toughness from every angle.)) ((VINCE:))

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