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Up next on News 7 at six... Roanoke's traditional fourth of July celebration has a new wrinkle tonight... we'll tell you what it is...
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And we'll tell you why the lights went out for about two thousand people this afternoon.


Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Roy
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In sports, Sterling Marlin qualified at Daytona today highlights from Major League Baseball.
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And Pete Sampras advances to the men's singles title match at Wimbledon with a straight set win over Todd Woodbridge.
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Music-Americans


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Thousands of Roanokers are preparing to celebrate the Fourth of July at Victory Stadium.
But many are finding the old saying "you can't get there from here" to be true.
For the first time, there is no parking allowed at the stadiuum and roads leading to the event are closed.
Shuttle buses are transporting thousand of fireworks and music fans to the event. Some are concerned about the problems this new parking plan will create.
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Denise Allen is at the one of the places people can catch the bus. Denise how are things running?
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Rollcue giving the plan mixed reviews.
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Power-Outage


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6
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TAPE#597-27
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Residents of Southwest Roanoke had to live without electricity for a few hours this afternoon.
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VO-NAT
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An American Electric Power spokesperson says someone cutting down at tree knocked down power lines shortly after one today.
About two thousand customers in the Colonial Avenue area were without electricity for nearly four hours.
Once that line was repaired, another system failed at the power station.
But A-E-P was able to reroute the power, reconnecting most of its customers by five.
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EPA


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-49
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A federal agency is investigating a mysterious liquid running through a Martinsville neighborhood.
THe test results are not in yet.
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Neighbors complained to the Environmental Protection Agency after they saw a slick liquid running down Smith Lake Road.
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality found chemicals that could be hazardous in large quantities.
A drain empties water down this hill... taking with it any dangerous chemicals that could be in the soil.
The D-E-Q says it notified the landowner of the problem two years ago.
But it says he's continued to build houses WITHOUT doing any conclusive tests.
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((ROBERT STEELE/DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: WE'VE SENT MR. LESTER SEVERAL LETTERS REQUESTING THAT HE DO ADDITIONAL WORK AND WE GENERALLY HAVE NOT GOTTEN ANY WRITTEN RESPONSE. HE HAS SPOKEN TO US ON THE PHONE. HIS ATTORNEY HAS SPOKEN TO US ON THE PHONE.))
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Federal E-P-A agents say they will be back next week to do more tests on Smith Lake Road.

Bedford-Fire


ANCHOR=Eric
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Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire near Montvale this afternoon.
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A neighbor was watching a home on Quarterwood Road for the owner while she was away.
He saw smoke coming from the house about 2:30 this afternoon and called the fire department.
The fire apparently started in the garage.
No one was hurt.
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Cullen-Dolan


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-39
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As the court battle continues over Virginia's new parental notification law, it's chief defender is waging a political battle as well.
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New Republican attorney general Richard Cullen said he was "shocked" to hear Democratic candidate Bill Dolan question the law's wording.
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((ATTORNEY GENERAL RICHARD CULLEN: IF HIS HEART ISN'T IN IT, I'M NOT SURE THAT THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA WHOSE HEARTS ARE IN THIS, AS REPRESENTED BY THE OVERWHELMING SUPPORT OF THIS PROPOSAL, THAT VIRGINIA'S GONNA GET THE REPRESENTATION IT DESERVES SHOULD HE SUCCEED TO THIS OFFICE AND THIS CASE DRAG OUT INTO HIS TERM. FOR A LAWYER TO REPRESENT HIS CLIENT AND TO DO WELL, HE HAS TO BELIEVE IN IT A HUNDRED PERCENT.))
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((BILL DOLAN/D- CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL: I THINK THIS BILL COULD BE MUCH BETTER, AS FAR AS WHO'S NOTIFIED. BUT THAT DOESN'T MEAN I WOULDN'T DEFEND IT. BECAUSE I DO ACCEPT, MORALLY, THAT PARENTAL NOTICE IS A GOOD THING. BUT FOR THOSE WHO WOULD GUESS MY HEART OR MY HEAD, I THINK MY POSITION IS VERY PLAIN. ))
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The law took effect Tuesday.
But a temporary injunction is still being fought over in federal courts.
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Still to come on News 7 at 6, there were some verbal fireworks today in Lynchburg as two House of Delegates candidates face off,
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and it's the end of a long and friendly road, as veteran newsman Charles Kuralt passes away.
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Kuralt


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
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TAPE#97-48
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The celebration on this fourth of July is tempered with a sense of loss.
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Retired CBS newsman Charles Kuralt died today at a New York City hospital.
Kuralt was most famous for his "On the Road" series... he visited every state, and his stories reflected the heart of and soul of America.
Kuralt recently retired from the CBS program Sunday Morning, passing his torch to Charles Osgood.
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((CHARLES OSGOOD/CBS SUNDAY MORNING; HE WAS ABOUT AS AMERICAN AS YOU COULD GET AND AMERICA LOVED HIM AND I USE THAT WORD ADVISEDLY, PEOPLE REALLY LOVED THE WORK HE DID. ))
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A CBS spokesman says Kuralt died from complications of Lupus.
Charles Kuralt, dead at age 62.
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Legionnaire's


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
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The Roanoke County health department is not calling it an outbreak.
But it does confirm a man died yesterday of Legionnaire's disease.
Anna Kennedy from the health department says it determined it was an isolated incident.
The victim was identified as a man in his late fifties from Salem who worked for the Salem city schools.
A Legionnaire's outbreak in Montgomery County last year resulted in 23 cases of the disease, including two people who died.

Bryant-Feinman


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-32
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It's only July and the political season is months away.
But in the spirit of Americanism, the Lynchburg Exchange Club hosted a forum between two House of Delegates candidates.
Len Besthoff reports.
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Normally a band on the Fourth of July is in a parade or fair. Nat Sot Bell
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And we think of the Liberty Bell on the Fourth, not a timing bell at a political forum.
Incumbent Republican Preston Bryant and Democratic challenger Jimmy Feinman got an early shot at defining their campaign...it's Jimmy Feinman's band, by the way. Nat Sot
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Each candidate stated their priorities.
Feinman keyed on the connection between crime and cocaine.
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((BUT OUR GOVERNMENT IS NOT MAKING ANY STRONG CONCERTED EFFORT TO END THE USE OF COCAINE. AND THERE ARE LOTS OF THINGS THAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT THAT, AND I WILL DO THAT.))
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Bryant discussed education.
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((THE NEW CURRICULA ON THE BASICS OF READING AND MATH AND HISTORY AND SCIENCE, HAVE BEEN NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED, AND OTHER STATES HAVE COMPLEMENTED WHAT WE'VE DONE, BY COPYING US.))
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The topic of education, namely charter schools, ignited some fireworks.
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((FEINMAN: BUT TO TAKE PUBLIC MONEY AND USE IT FOR PRIVATE SCHOOLS IS IN MY VIEW ABOMINABLE. AND I AM AGAINST IT. AND I DON'T THINK MR. BRYANT HAS A COMMITTMENT TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS. ))
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Bryant vehemently disputes that claim, focusing instead on his other education goals.
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((BRYANT: THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT ISSUE CONTINUES TO BE EDUCATION. CONTINUING TO CONCENTRATE ON K THROUGH THREE. TO LOWER THE STUDENT RATIO TO 20 TO 1 AND UNDER.))
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Even in July, this race already hit some high notes. Nat Sot
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Len Besthoff, News-7.

Food-Preservation


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WRITER=jsu
TAPE#97-41
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Some area residents are learning the "do's" and "don'ts" of food preservation.
It's an initiative sponsored by the Virginia Cooperative Extension.
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They're learning everything from canning, freezing and pickling.
Instructor Jean Vandergrift says storing food properly ensures quality and prevents bacteria contamination.
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((JEAN VANDERGRIFT/INSTRUCTOR:WE WANT TO BE SURE THAT THE FOOD IS PRESERVED SAFELY..AND FOR MANY OF US WE GREW UP WITH OUR PARENTS CANNING BUT WE DIDN'T HAVE THE EXPERIENCE OURSELVES SO WE WANT TO BE SURE TO PASS ON THE CORRECT PROCEDURES))
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Vandergrift says there are important steps to prevent freezer burn on vegetables.
It's important to heat vegetables for a short period of prior to freezing.
And store them in a moisture vapor proof paper, or plastic rigid containers.
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Coming up in just a moment, Roy Stanley will have the second day qualifying for the Pepsi 400,
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and we'll see how some local residents are literally making some new friends.
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Doll-Making


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=jsu
TAPE#97-40
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Some area residents are learning the art of creating their own porcelain dolls.
Intern Reporter Joy Sutton has more.
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(( They look almost human--and come in all shapes, sizes and colors.
They're porcelain dolls-with a personal touch.
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((CHRIS DEVINNEY/DOLL-MAKING INSTRUCTOR: THE PERSON THAT PAINTS IT..MAKES IT. IT'S THEIRS. THEY DID IT NOT A COMPANY MASS PRODUCING IT. SO IT HAS YOUR TOUCH IN IT ))
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Participants in this class are at various stages in making their own dolls.
And they're busy sanding, painting and putting in eye-balls.
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((CHELSEA CANNEL: THESE HAVE MORE DETAIL THAN THE ONES YOU BUY IN THE STORE. AND JUST THINK THEY'RE A LOT BETTER NOT JUST BECAUSE I MAKE THEM ..JUST BECAUSE I THINK THEY'RE BETTER QUALITY AND I THOUGHT IF I'M GOING TO PUT THE MONEY INTO THEM I WANT SOMETHING I CAN MAKE AND HAVE FOR MYSELF))
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The entire process take about a month--with classes meeting once a week.
The doll maker chooses everything from skin color to eye and hair color.
They cost is about a hundred dollars.
And some participants in this class are already on their 3rd dolls.
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((JILL GREEN: IT'S KIND OF ADDICTIVE. IT'S KEEP YOU BUSY.. AND IT'S FUN TO DO ))
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((JOY SUTTON/INTERN REPORTER: NOT ONLY DO THESE DOLL LOOK LIFE LIKE..THEY FEEL LIFELIKE TOO. HERE AT CERAMIC BARN YOU CAN MAKE YOUR OWN PERSONALIZED DOLL TO LOOK JUST LIKE YOU. JOY SUTTON, NEWS-7 ))
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
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And coming up, Pete Sampras advances to the men's singles finals at Wimbledon The field is set for tomorrow's Winston Cup race at Daytona.
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And Steve Mason will introduce to tennis player from the valley who's making a name for himself at the amateur level.
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S-Wimbledon


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WRITER=Roy
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The start of today's men's singles match between Pete Sampras and Todd Woodbridge was delayed for more than an hour and 40 minutes. But when play got under way it didn't take Sampras long to beat Woodbridge and advance.
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The top seeded Sampras jumped on Woodbridge in the first set. Sampras has dominated play in all of matches up to this point.
Sampras advances to the championship with the 6-2, 6-1, 7-6 win over Woodbridge. Sampras is on course to capture his fourth title at Wimbledon.
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Sampras will play Cedric Pioline of France in the finals he beat Michael Stich in five sets. And tomorrow, top seed Martina Hingis will play Jana Novotna in the women's finals.

S-MLB


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NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-8
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Chicago Cubs pitcher Terry Mulholland picked up his first win in over a month as the Cubs beat Philadelphia 9 to 3.
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Cubs Manager Jim Riggleman in the dugout at the Vet.
In the Bottom of the first, Kevin Sefich sends this pitch over the left field wall for a two run homer and the Phillies took the 2 to nothing lead.
But the Cubs rallied in the second tieing the score at 2 to 2 then Terry Mullholland's double off the left field wall scored Scott Servas and Chicago lead 3 to 2.
In the fourth inning, Philadelphia's Greg Jefferies hits this bullet over the left field wall for a solo homer but the Phillies still trailed 5 to 3.
Chicago's Ryne Sandberg gets all of SUPER=35-Chicago/9/Philadelphia/3/;

this Scott Ruffcorn pitch and smokes it off the pole in left field for a solo homer and Chicago wins the game 9 to 3.
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S-Qualify


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
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Only a couple of drivers went out on the track today for second round qualifying at Daytona for the Pepsi 400.
Sterling Marlin, who failed to qualify yesterday, went out and turned a speed of 186-point-811 for the 30-th starting position.
Now lets look at positions 26-through 42.
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S-Trucks


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
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Meantime, The Craftsman super trucks return to your Hometown Station this weekend.
Tomorrow afternoon at one-thirty you can see the trucks compete in the Milwaukee 200. Local drivers Stacy Compton and Jimmy Hensley compete in the super truck division.

S-KJ


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NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
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Former North Cross tennis star KJ Hippensteel is spending part of this summer playing against the pros in hopes of improving his amateur status.
Steve Mason has more on this rising tennis sensation's progress.
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((at 17; KJ Hippensteel was 10 years younger than some of his adversaries in the recent CVITT in Lynchburg. Just the way this high schooler likes it. ((:)) ((:)) ((:))
Except for a sore ankle; Hippensteel's physical strength has enabled him to compete and beat players more mature. KJ must now zero in on that killer instinct quality that many of the top professionals have. ((:))
Some pros are noticing KJ. CVITT men's singles champion Oliver Mayo advises Hippensteel maximize his talent.
((OLIVER MAYO/FORMER VA. TECH #1:))

Mayo's encouragement comes as a surprise to KJ; considering he rarely gets advice from the pros. ((:)) ((
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