Next on News 7-
One hour until a contract expires at Yokohama Tire.
Andrew Freden will have a live report.
A bus full of children crashes in Virginia.
Bill Cosby says he'll take a paternity test, but will Autumn Jackson do the
Plus one local actor makes it on a national soap.
News 7 is next.
The clock is ticking toward a midnight deadline at Yokohama Tire.
That's when a contract expires for employees there.
Union negotiators and management are working into the night.
A bus carrying children on a black history tour crashed off I-95 in Stony
Creek today killing a chaperone.
Elizabeth Taylor makes one of her first public appearances since surgery to
remove a brain tumor.
SUPER=04-The Bold and The Beautiful;
Plus the newest face on the Bold and the Beautiful soap opera is from
Join us for News 7 at Eleven.
With less than one hour before a strike deadline, labor negotiations
continue between Yokohama Tire and its union.
They're trying to nail down an agreement for 700 hourly workers.
Andrew Freiden is at the hotel where negotiators are meeting.
Andrew, the deadline is getting close. Are there any indications on what is
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Q&A Andrew, what will happen if a contract is not reached by midnight?
A trip to learn about black freedom- ends tragically-
A bus full of children crashed off Interstate 95 in Stony Creek.
A chaperone- 25 year old Addisa Foulkes of Detroit was killed.
He was a close friend of Civil Rights pioneer Rosa Parks.
Three other people are hospitalized tonight- including two children.
Wayne (Co-vull) Covil has more.
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SUPER=01-Carolyn White/Rescue Worker; 50
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Rosa Parks is in Richmond tonight-
She flew in after hearing about the crash.
((ROSA PARKS: I JUST FELT LIKE I NEED TO BE HERE AND I'M VERY CONCERNED ABOUT
WHAT HPAPENED AND MAYBE I CAN BE OF SOME ASSISTANCE IN HELPING THEM GET
OUT Q=GET THEMSELVES TOGETHER."
Parks says she considered Addisa Foulkes her adopted granson-
Parks made civil rights history in 1955 when she refused to give her bus seat
up to a white passenger in Montgomery Alabama.
Ten people riding in a pickup truck were killed in Michigan- eight were
Authorities say the pickup truck collided with a dump truck pulling a
It happened in Concord Township-
It appears five of the dead were in the cab of the pickup truck- the other
five were riding in the back enclosed by a camper shell.
Three other children were also critically hurt.
Before leaving Our Lady of Nazareth Church last year, the pastor was
investigated by county police- and criminal charges were filed.
The case went to court, but a judge dismissed it.
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Now a civil suit has surfaced renewing the claims against Father Kenneth
The Roman Catholic Priest left the church in Roanoke County in May of last
year, tearfully admitting to the congregation that he has an alcohol problem.
Robert A. Stone, the Third says he went to Our Lady of Nazareth for
counseling two years ago, but that Father Stofft was drunk, continued drinking
and that he propositioned Stone during the counseling session.
One of the new priests at Our Lady of Nazareth, Father Rolo Castillo (CAS-
TEA-YO) says as far as he knows the civil suit has not been served on the
church or the Catholic Diocese in Richmond.
Stone is asking for more than one million dollars.
His Richmond lawyer says he's meeting with church officials to try to work
out a settlement.
Search dogs and divers are looking for 20 people missing after flash
flooding in Fort Collins, Colorado.
((GET OUT OF THE WAY. GET OUT OF THE WAY QUICK!))
((HELP ME! WE'LL GET YOU. JUST HANG ON.))
OUT Q=JUST HANG ON."
SUPER=03-Fort Collins, CO;
This was the scene last night when a wall of water swept mobile homes, cars
and people away.
The man clinging to the tree made it out and many others were also rescued-
but 20 people are still missing.
Today the people who live in Fort Collins say it all happened so fast.
((IT NEVER SHOULD'VE HAPPENED. THERE WAS NO WARNING OR NOTHING. THERE'S A LOT
OF PEOPLE HURT AND HOMELESS. IT NEVER SHOULD'VE HAPPENED.))
OUT Q=SHOULD'VE HAPPENED."
Five people are known dead in the flooding.
A sudden rainstorm dumped 10 inches on Fort Collins- sending a wall of
water up to 20 feet high crashing through the city.
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Coming up next on News 7, a Campbell County deputy is dismissed after he's
accused of looking into bedroom windows,
and there are new twists now that actor Bill Cosby has agreed to paternity
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A Campbell County deputy who's facing peeping Tom charges is now out of a
26-year old Timothy Eric Bradley was arrested July 10th, after neighbors in
his apartment complex complained he'd been peeping into their bedroom window.
Bradley was suspended with pay while an internal investigation was
Sheriff Robert Maxey says he fired Bradley yesterday after an administrative
Bradley had been employed as a jailer for the past four years.
He faces up to twelve months in jail and a fine if convicted.
The release of a new, generic blood-thinning medication is good news both
for consumers and a central Virginia business.
Barr Laboratories, which is building a new manufacturing facility in Forest,
is now shipping the drug (WARF-uh-rin) Warfarin to its customers.
Warfarin is a less expensive alternative to the anti-coagulant Coumadin
DuPont Merck.. which makes Coumadin had lobbied Virginia legislators to
place strict regulations on the prescribing of (WARF- ur-in) Warfarin.
IN Q=Even though the
((JERRY PRICE/BARR LABS V.P.: EVEN THOUGH THE BILL PASSED THE LEGISLATURE,
BASICALLY THE TEETH WERE TAKEN OUT OF IT. AND WE'RE HOPEFUL THAT THE BOARD OF
PHARMACY, WHEN THEY FINISH WITH THE RULING, IT WILL HAVE LITTLE IMPACT ON US.))
SUPER=01-Jerry Price/Barr Labs V.P.; :00
OUT Q=impact on us.
Price says the Barr Labs' new plant in Forest will start making generic
drugs, including Warfarin, sometime this fall.
Citizens are paving the way for a four million dollar road improvement
project in Bedford County.
They showed up at a public hearing on the proposed plan-
Property owners suggested adjusting entrances onto Hardy Road and putting in
larger drainage pipes at the intersection of route 6-34 and 6-19.
IN Q=Ther was some
((LAURA BULLOCK/VDOT:THERE WAS SOME CONCERN ABOUT THE DRAINAGE OUT THERE, EVERY
TIME YOU PUT DOWN MORE PAVEMENT THERE'S MORE AREA FOR WATER TO RUN ON SO, WE'RE
GOING TO INCEASE THE SIZE OF SOME DRAINAGE PIPES. WE'VE WORKED CLOSELY WITH
PROPERTY OWNERS TO GET A PROJECT THEY FEEL IS GOING TO ENHANCE THEIR AREA))
OUT Q=their area
About two miles of narrow, curvy road will be widened and straightened on
Hardy Road from Beagle Club to Gravel Hill Road.
Construction is tentatively set for later next year.
They were booking to get the new Staunton River High School library
An assembly line of students, teachers, and citizens transferred books into
the school's new library today, stack by stack.
The new media center is actually the school's old cafeteria, after some
IN Q=The new library
((BARBARA PLOTNER/LIBRARIAN: THE NEW LIBRARY IS MORE THAN TWICE THE SIZE OF
THE ONE WE'RE IN NOW, HAS LOTS MORE SHELF SPACE, AND WE'RE ALSO GIONG TO HAVE
LOTS MORE COMPUTERS. AND SO, WE'RE GOING TO BE SET UP AND HAVE A REAL, TRUE
MULTI- MEDIA CENTER. ))
OUT Q=multi-media center
Volunteers expected to complete the transfer of all eleven- THOUSAND books
They said they were thankful the big move was made TODAY, instead of during
yesterday's sweltering heat.
Coming up next, we'll walk a mile in another man's shoes as we tour
Martinsville with Speedy,
and we'll hear from a Roanoke couple as they speak about their Bold and
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Bill Cosby is offering to take a paternity test to find out if he is the
father of Autumn Jackson.
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But it appears Jackson will not take the test.
Jackson was convicted last week of trying to extort millions from Cosby- in
exchange for not telling the tabloids Cosby is her father.
Cosby's lawyer says the actor had blood drawn for the DNA test- saying it
was time to settle the issue once and for all.
But Jackson's mother told CNN's Larry King tonight her daughter will not
submit to the test- She said sincee paternity was not an issue in the
extortion trial- it should not be an issue now.
Cosby admitted having a fling with Jackson's mother but claims he is not
It doesn't matter if it's the hottest day of the summer or the dead of
winter...Billy Rose of Martinsville takes his daily walk.
Residents see him motoring down the road every day on foot.
News 7's Tonya Flory introduces us to a man who believes the journey, is the
IN Q=I have walked
SUPER=01-Billy Rose/"Speedy"; :16
SUPER=01-Sheila Martin/Rocky Mount Resident; :33
OUT Q=News 7.
IN Q=I have walked
((BILLY ROSE:I HAVE WALKED FROM HERE TO WINSTON-SALEM NORTH CAROLINA IN TWELVE
HOURS, I WALKED FROM HERE TO ROANOKE TWICE IN FIVE HOURS, I TIME MYSELF, I WALK
FROM HERE TO ROCKY MOUNT SIX TIMES IN FOUR HOURS))
OUT Q=four hours
And at 42 years old, Billy Rose has covered every inch of Martinsville on
foot...now no one in town calls him stranger, but he has earned a nickname...
((SHEILA MARTIN/ROCKY MOUNT:SPEEDY,YES.EVERYBODY IN TOWN KNOWS HIM? YES,
EVERYBODY KNOWS HIM))
OUT Q=knows him
IN Q=Everytime I get
((EVERYTIME I GET ON THE ROAD THEY ALWAYS HOLLERING SPEEDY. SPEEDY HURRY UP,
YOU'RE OUTRUNNING MY CAR.))
OUT Q=my car
IN Q=I walked so
((I HAVE WALKED SO HARD, THAT I HAVE WALKED OUT OF MY SHOES.))
OUT Q=my shoes
and the tennis shoe industry has nothing to worry about as long as Billy's
IN Q=I wear out
((I WEAR OUT A PAIR OF SHOES A MONTH.))
OUT Q=a month
even though he smokes cigarettes
IN Q=I got strong
((I GOT STRONG LEGS,I GOT A STRONG HEART. DOCTOR SAID I HAVE THE BEST HEART OF
ANY HUMAN BEING.))
OUT Q=human being
but, this past time does have it's drawbacks...
IN Q=It's dangerous,
((IT'S DANGEROUS,I'VE BEEN HIT BY A CAR TWICE))
OUT Q=car twice
and he's been robbed at gunpoint while taking a walk, but Billy believes it's
still safer than riding in a car...
IN Q=A guy offered
((A GUY OFFERED ME A RIDE ONE DAY GOING THROUGH COLLINSVILLE AND I SAID NO
THANK YOU, I'M IN A HURRY.))
OUT Q=in a hurry.
So if you see Speedy charging down the road, don't offer him a ride, but do
beep the horn and wave hello...TF,News 7.))
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Players began moving as baseball's trading deadline nears The Anaheim
Angels traded catcher Jim Leyrits and a player to be named to Texas in return
for pitcher ken Hill.
And, the Orioles re-acquired designated hitter Harold Baines from Chicago
for a player to be named.
Last night spelled double trouble as the Avalanche lost to Kinston 6 to 2
for the second night in a row.
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The Av's Vincente Garcia and his teammates appeared loose before the game
at Memorial Stadium.
Things tightened up quickly. In the top of the second; Kinston's Rafael
Gross hits a grounder to short that brings in a run and the Indians were out in
front 2 to 1.
On to the top of the third. Kinston's Junior Betancer goes all the way to
the wall in right center; the SUPER=34-Kinston/6/Salem/2;
base hit plates Mark Budzinski, who slides in safe and Kinston lead by 2.
In the 6th; Tim Jorgenson brings in a pair of runs and the Indians down
Salem by 4.
Sources informed News 7 sports today that the Roanoke Express is close to
signing former star Pat Ferschwiler.
Express personnel confirmed that Roanoke is in serious negotiations with
The center played in Roanoke in 1993 and in 1994. He registered 35 goals and
80 assists. He's been in the IHL with the Kansas City Blades the last two
Golfing legend Ben Hogan died this past Friday. The worlds best golfers,
fans and family gathered yesterday to bid farewell.
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The service was held just miles from the Colonial Country Club in Fort
Worth, Texas, a course named Hogans alley in honor of his 5 PGA victories
Friends like Byron Nelson, Tommy Bolt and Hot Springs own Sam Snead attended
the service to pay respects to the finest shotmaker in the history of golf.
((SAM SNEAD/MOST PGA WINS IN HISTORY WITH 81:))
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OUT Q=...as he did"
The Baltimore Ravens quickly forgot about holdout peter Bouleware
yesterday because; Another linebacker; starter Ray lewis was injured in camp.
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Lewis suffered a neck injury during drills. The team physician says that
there was no damage to his spinal cord. Lewis was flown by state police chopper
to a shock trauma Center.
Doctors believe that Lewis could be released as soon as tommorow. The injury
occurred when Lewis and fullback Kenyon Cotton banged helmets.
Lewis's injury and Bouleware's ongoing hold out has had some impact on
SUPER=03-Westminister, MD; :00
The former Va. Tech all American Cornell must conttinue to focus on his
starting job at linebacker. Sourse in Baltimore said today that Brown is still
((CORNELL BROWN/RAVENS LINEBACKER:))
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OUT Q=...learn something from them"
Still to come tonight; another trip to hot and humid Spartanburg South
to visit with Tamanga Biakabutuka; the Panthers top running back; who's
recovered from last seasons injury.
NFC West power San Francisco might have Jim Druckenmiller in camp soon.
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Sources say the niners are extremely close to signing quarterback Steve
Young to a new contract. Young has been the NFL's top passer five of the last
six years. His new contract could free up salary room for Druckenmiller.
In other NFC West news; Carolina panther defensive end Gerald Williams;
wearing number 98 here, has decided to retire at the end of this upcoming
season after 12 years in the league. He turns 34 in September. He has also
played for the Steelers.
The long wait for Tamanga Biakabatuka's return is over.
And carolina panther coaches and fans have enjoyed his performace in camp
thus far. A turn around from last season's knee injury and the mental
suffering that came with it.
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OUT Q=....he will be just fine"
((Having fun or should we say..cutting up...the field with the same force
and precision that made him an instant success as an NFL running back. But fans
only witnessed part of the package. Biakabutuka's rookie year was cut short
when he tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in the fourth
game. However; at the resilient age of 23; Tim was able to make a full
Biakabutuka is again a big part of this team. The panthers beat San francisco
with his help and carolina was 15th out of 30 teams in rushing last year
WITHOUT him most of the season.
She's known for her roles in National Velvet and Cleopatra-
but actress Elizabeth Taylor is in a new role.
She's raising money for Chechen children affected by war in their country.
((ELIZABETH TAYLOR/ACTRESS: WE MUST GAZE ON THE PROBLEM, TELL THE WORLD OF THE
PROBLEM FOR THEN AND ONLY THEN CAN WE BEGIN TO ASK THE WORLD TO HELP US MAKE IT
OUT Q=make it better."
This is one of the few times Taylor been seen publically since she had a
brain tumor removed five months ago.
Julio Iglesias sang to the guests who each paid 500 dollars to attend the
Most actors who head to Los Angeles never get their big break.
SUPER=04-"The Bold and the Beautiful"
But William Byrd graduate Rob Gevrekian (GEV-rik-in) landed a role on "The
Bold and the Beautiful" just one year after hitting L-A.
His first episode aired today.
Rob's father says the phone has been ringing off the hook.
((BOB GEVREKIAN/ACTOR'S FATHER: FAMILY, FRIENDS, FRIENDS OF HIS, FRIENDS OF
OURS, FRIENDS OF THEIR'S, EVEN THE DENTIST. ))
SUPER=01-Bob Gevrekian/Actor's Father;
OUT Q=THE DENTIST
Rob's mother says a lot of people say her son is a "hunk."
But she still remembers him dancing in recitals as a kid.
IN Q=I DON'T THINK
((CAROLYN GEVREKIAN/ACTOR'S MOTHER: I DON'T THINK OF HIM AS A SEXY HUNK. HE'S
JUST MY BABY-- BUT HE'S A VERY TALENTED BOY))
SUPER=01-Carolyn Gevrekian/Actor's Mother;
OUT Q=TALENTED BOY
Rob has taped four episodes of the soap opera.
You can catch Rob's next appearance Thursday, right here on your hometown