One person was killed and another was seriously injured when their motorcycle collided with a truck.
It happened on Meadowbrook Drive in Blacksburg around six this evening.
There were two men on the motorcycle.
Police say 21- year old Michael Lee Dove died at the scene.
The other man, 21- year old Michael Perry of Blacksburg, was flown to Roanoke Memorial hospital.
The hospital is NOT releasing information on his condition.
The driver of the pick-up, 23- year old John Claude Love of Salem, was arrested at the accident scene.
Love was charged with driving under the influence.
Meadowbrook Drive is still closed at this hour while police continue collecting evidence.
Montgomery County investigators are handling a separate accident that occurred a short time later.
A six year old boy was flown by Lifeguard 10 to Roanoke Memorial hospital after he was accidentally runover by a truck driven by his father, Paris Wayne Hudgins.
It happened around eight this evening on Jim Meadows Drive near Blacksburg.
A Sheriff's deputy says the little boy was running beside his father's truck when he tripped and was accidentally run over.
The child's condition is stable.
The search for two suspected cop killers in Utah was called off today.
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Police spent the last nine days looking for two men who allegedly killed a police officer after the cop caught them driving a stolen truck in Colorado.
Authorities scaled back the search earlier today, moving back into Colorado, checking caves and abandoned mines.
Brush fires exploded in Florida today, burning in five counties.
Hundreds of people were evacuated, and more than 40 homes destroyed.
Peter Kaufman has more.
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Straight ahead--credit card fraud is going-high tech.
We'll tell you how you can protect yourself.
And, doctors at a Salem hospital are showing-off their new cancer fighting technology.
Those stories when the news continues.
Roanoke School Superintendent Wayne Harris says he's satisfied with efforts to diversify the workforce--though the job isn't finished yet.
Harris briefed members of city council last week.
He says almost a quarter of the school system's employees are members of minority groups. And almost half of the administrators hired in the last five years are African- Americans.
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((WAYNE HARRIS/ROANOKE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: WE HAVE ALREADY HIRED SEVEN AND A HALF AFRICAN AMERICAN TEACHERS. THAT PUTS US A LITTLE AHEAD OF THE GAME COMPARED TO LAST YEAR THIS SAME TIME. OUR GOAL WOULD BE TO HIRE ABOUT 20 TO 22 AFRICAN AMERICAN TEACHERS FOR THE COMING YEAR. IF WE DO THAT WE WILL HAVE EXCEEDED LAST YEAR'S NUMBERS BY SEVERAL.))
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[OUT Q=last year's numbers by several.]
About 15 percent of the school system's licensed employees are African Americans.
Since last summer, Columbia Lewis-Gale Hospital's Cancer Center has been using a new weapon to fight the disease.
Today the public had a chance to learn more about it.
David Johnson has more.
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((Until recently, most surgeons removed deep-seated cancerous tumors by using Colbalt machines.
But, physicians say using the machine was time-consuming and involved some side effects.
But, now Columbia Lewis-Gale Hospital has upgraded to a state of the art Lenier Accelerator.
It's radiation treatment that helps doctors do a better job in spotting the cancer.
((DR. DAVID RANDOLPH/CANCER CENTER MEDICAL DIRECTOR; IT HAS REAL-TIME PORT HOLE IMAGING ON IT. WE CAN SEE EXACTLY WHAT WE'RE TREATING WHEN WE'RE TREATING IT. IT ALSO HAS THE MULTI-LEAF COLLIMATOR WHICH ALLOWS USE TO CUSTOM SHAPE OUR FIELDS WITHOUT A LOT OF HEAVY TREATMENT BLOCKS THAT THE TECHNOLOGISTS USED TO ACTUALLY HAVE TO PUT INTO THE MACHINE FOR EVERY TREATMENT. IT MAKES THE TREATMENT GO A LOT QUICKER AND A LOT SMOOTHER.))
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That means less time spent by patients at the hospital and fewer side effects.
It also allows doctors to reach tumors that are deeper in the body.
That's because, unlike the colbalt, this is a higher energy machine.
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((DR. RANDOLPH; WITH THIS MACHINE THE BEAM PENETRATES VERY FAR INTO THE BODY BEFORE GIVING OFF ITS MAXIMUM ENERGY, SO WE'RE ABLE TO TARGET THE TREATMENT TO TAILOR IT MORE AROUND THE TUMOR THAN WE WERE ABLE TO DO BEFORE.))
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Cancer patients who have undergone the procedure say it has helped them get back to living a full life.
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((MARY FRANCIS ZIMMERMAN/RECOVERING CANCER PATIENT; I THINK IT'S WONDERFUL. PEOPLE AROUND HERE ARE JUST VERY FORTUNATE IN HAVING THIS CENTER HERE.))
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The cancer center also has the ability to identify cancerous lymph nodes during surgery.
And Prostate Seed Implantation, the latest treatment for prostate cancer, is also available.
David Johnson, News 7.))
A national and local problem is getting more attention along a Montgomery County road side.
A billboard was created and donated by LAMAR advertising to draw attention to the fact drinking, driving and high speed don't mix.
It's located at the intersection of Routes 11 and 114 in Fairlawn.
Last fall-- two college students and a teacher were killed in an alcohol related crash along Route 114.
Delegate Jim Shuler says, two Virginia Tech student organizations have already begun plans for a second billboard to go up along the same road.
Thieves are getting high-tech when it comes to stealing credit card information.
And, more credit card users may be at risk.
Intern reporter Aleesha Chaney has more now about how you can protect yourself.
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((Credit Cards--they're popular, they're convenient, and for many they've proven to be very dangerous. Last year alone almost 40,000 people reported their credit cards stolen. Andrea Blalock is just one of the many who has fallen victim to these credit scams.
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((ANDREA BLALOCK/CREDIT SCAM VICTIM; IT WAS JUST AMAZING THAT BY 4:00 WHICH WAS JUST 40 MINUTES LATER THE DISCOVER CARD HAD ALREADY BEEN USED.))
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Andrea left her purse unattended in her locked car for only a few minutes and that's all it took for a couple of thieves to get their hands on it.
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((ANDREA BLALOCK/CREDIT SCAM VICTIM;JUST ONE OF THOSE DAYS WHEN YOU ARE IN A RUSH AND YOU AND YOU AREN'T THINKING LOGICALLY. WELL, I'M NOT GOING TO BE GONE THAT LONG AND SURE ENOUGH THAT'S THE DAY THAT IT HAPPENS))
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((ALEESHA CHANEY: HAVING YOUR CREDIT CARD STOLEN OUT OF YOUR CAR IS ONE OF THE MOST COMMON PLACES CARD THEFT TAKES PLACE. BUT TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM SITUATIONS LIKE THIS, THERE ARE CERTAIN SAFETY PRECAUTIONS EVERY CARDHOLDER SHOULD TAKE.))
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((JULIE WHEELER/BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU; YOU MAKE A CHARGE ON THAT CHARGE CARD, MAKE SURE YOU TEAR UP ANY CARBONS. DON'T JUST LEAVE CARBONS SITTING ON THE TABLE.))
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Even without your credit card in hand, if someone simply had that card number it can sometimes be just as valuable as the card itself. That's why consumers are strongly urged to be careful when making purchases over the internet.
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((JULIE WHEELER/BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU; IF THE PROPER SECURITY IS NOT IN PLACE THERE ARE HACKERS THAT CAN TAG INTO THE CREDIT CARD NUMBERS GOING OVER THE WEB AND USE THAT CREDIT CARD))
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Wheeler says it's important to remember credit cards are as good as cash and cardholders must take the same safety measures with their credit cards as they would any other form of money.
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((JULIE WHEELER/BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU; DON'T EVER WRITE DOWN YOUR CARD NUMBER AND MAIL IT ON SOMETHING LIKE A POSTCARD OR SOMETHING THAT IS EASILY OPENED.))
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If you do become a victim to a credit card scam you should immediately
contact your bank.
Aleesha Chaney, News 7.))
Up next--students and their parents joined school officials in celebrating an end to a safe prom season.
And, the assasination of Robert Kennedy shocked and saddened many Americans on June 4th, 1968.
We'll take a look back at that fateful day when the news continues.
The country was saddened by the assasination of John F. Kennedy more than 30 years ago.
And, many people were stunned a few years later when his brother Robert Kennedy was killed.
David Seidel takes a look back in this week's Virginia Newsreel.
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((((ROBERT KENNEDY/PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE/JUNE 4, 1968; MY THANKS TO ALL OF YOU AND NOW IT'S ON TO CHICAGO AND LET'S WIN THERE.))
On June 4-th, 1968, Robert Kennedy was making a run for the Presidency and was celebrating his victory in the California primary.
Kennedy just wrapped up his victory party at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles and was leaving through the kitchen.
Then, like his brother John five years before, Robert Kennedy was hit by an assasin's bullet.
It was an event that stunned the nation.
Like his brother before him, Robert Kennedy campaigned in our part of the country.
W-D-B-J reporter Ron MacDonald caught up with him at a campaign stop in West Virginia.
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((RON MACDONALD/WDBJ; IN YOUR CAMPAINGING, I'VE NOTICED THAT YOU HAVE BEEN ESPECIALLY INTERESTED ESPECIALLY IN COLLEGE CAMPUSES AND NOW YOU'RE ON THE ROAD SO TO SPEAK IN A MOTORCADE. DOES THIS MARK A CHANGE IN YOUR CAMPAIGN?
ROBERT KENNEDY; NO, OF COURSE ALL THROUGH CALIFORNIA I WAS SPEAKING IN SMALLER TOWNS AND SOME OF THE CITIES AND THEN ALSO IN INDIANA AND IN EVERY STATE I'VE BEEN IN I'VE ALSO GONE TO COLLEGE CAMPUSES AS WELL.))
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((ROBERT KENNEDY; ALL OF YOU KNOW WHEN PRESIDENT KENNEDY WAS HERE 8 YEARS AGO HE TALKED ABOUT THE FACT THAT WE NEEDED DEVELOPMENT HERE IN THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA, WE NEEDED JOBS HERE IN THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA. THAT WEST VIRGINIA HAD CONTRIBUTED MORE YOUNG MEN IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR FOR THE PERCENTAGE OF THEIR POPULATION THAN ANY OTHER STATE IN THE UNION. THE SAME THING IS TRUE ONCE AGAIN IN VIETNAM.))
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A few months later, he would be dead leading some to claim a Kennedy family curse.
But few can dispute Bobby's contribution to the Kennedy family legacy.
That's Virginia Newsreel, I'm David Seidel, News-7.))
A road extension project in Montgomery County continues to back up traffic.
And, a road widening project is causing major traffic delays in Clifton Forge.
Here's Stacey Martin with this week's edition of Road Report.
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((Traffic is squeezed down to one lane around the Route U.S. 4-60 Bypass and U.S. 4-60 Business in Christiansburg.
V-DOT crews are continuing construction on the new U.S. 460 bypass extension project in that area.
Some lane closures are in effect Monday thru Friday from 9 a-m to 3 p-m.
In Franklin County, part of Route 8-34 is closed while crews make repairs to the Brooks Mill Bridge over Blackwater River.
And, in Clifton Forge, five to ten minute delays have been reported along Business 60 and Business 2-20.
Crews are working to widen the lanes in that area and delays are expected to continue for at least a year.
That's it for this week's edition of Road Report.
I'm Stacey Martin.))
The prom season went out in style today as school administrators, parents and students gathered in Roanoke to celebrate.
Valley View Mall was the site of the 10th annual After Prom Grand Finale Event.
It's sponsored by the Roanoke Area Youth Substance Abuse Coalition.
Juniors and seniors who are substance-free and who attended their school's After Prom Party qualified for a shot at a brand new car.
It's an added incentive to make students aware of the dangers of substance abuse.
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((MARY GWYN PARKER/RAYSAC; WE HAVE NOT HAD ANY FATALITIES OR ANY THAT WE KNOW ARRESTED DRUNK DRIVING FROM TEENS THAT HAVE ATTENDED THEIR AFTER-PROM PARTIES. SO IN ESSENCE, THE STATISTICS ARE VERY HIGH THAT THEY'RE NOT USING IF THEY ARE GOING TO OUR PARTIES.))
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The year before the program began in 1989, there was at least one student fatality involving alcohol.
The students played in the "Wacky Olympics" for door prizes.
Seniors also got a chance to earn some college cash by entering an essay contest.
The winner received two-thousand dollars.
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The Bulls turned it up a notch in the first game in Chicago last night Michael Jordon scoring 24 Scottie Pippen 18 as the Bulls rout the Jazz 96 to 54.
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The Bulls led by 19 points at the half.
They opened the second half Luc Longley steps out and hits the jumper to make it 53 to 31.
Karl Malone hit his first six shots in the first half and this layup cut the Bulls lead to 20.
But Chicago comes right back Jordon on the move goes under for the reverse layup and the foul the Bulls led 56 to 35.
The Bulls led by as many as 30 points in the third
[SUPER=32-Chicago/96/Utah/54/;] quarter Jordan with the assist to Ron Harper who slams it home and Chicago wins it 96 t
The Bulls now lead the series 2 games to 1 and game four is Wednseday night in Chicago.
The United States claimed the Women's World championship yesterday afternoon beating Russia 71 to 65.
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The game took place in downtown Berlin home of the Women's Championship.
The U-S-A trailed until late in the second half, Ruthie Holifield took over from outside this three pointer gave the U-S-A a two point lead.
The next trip down the floor the ball goes to
Holifield and she answers with another three pointer and the U-S-A wins it 71 to 65.
Baltimore had gone 128 games without being shutout before yesterday. Atlanta beating the Orioles 9 to nothing at Camden Yard.
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A special day at the yard as the Orioles retired Eddie Murray's jersey.
The Braves would score 4 in the first two came off the bat of Andres Gallarage who sends this two run homer over the left centerfield wall to make it 2 to nothing.
Atlanta added another run in the top of the third when Andrew Jones takes this pitch deep to the left field bleachers giving the Braves a 5 to nothing lead after three.
Galaraga would strike again this time he belts a
two run homer over the left field wall to make it 7 to nothing and the Braves win it 9 to zip.
Donna Andrews loses in a playoff at the L-P-G-A Michelob Light Tournament and Stuart Appleby wins the Kemper Open.
More later on Mornin'.
David Cone pitched a two hitter today as the Yankees beat the Florida Marlins 4 to 1.
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Yankee Pitcher David Wells sidelined with arm Tendinitis.
The Yankees used the long ball to take the lead in the bottom of the first O'Neal gets all of this pitch sending it over the right centerfield wall for a one to nothing lead.
Martinez homered in the third and it was followed by Bernie Williams who sends this shot over the center field wall for a 3 to nothing Yankee lead.
Yankee pitcher David Cone walked 2 and struck out 14
[SUPER=35-New York/4/Florida/1/;] picking up his 8-th win of the season as New York beats Florida 4 to 1.
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The Indians and Reds slugged it out in Cincinnati this afternoon.
A big day for Indians pitcher Dave Burba. This two run homer and he became the first Cleveland pitcher in 26 years to hit a home run. Clevealnd wins it 6 to 1.
Now, Here's the rest of the scores.
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And coming up, Carlos Moya wins the French Open Lynchburg's Donna Andrews loses in a playoff.
And Stuart Appleby wins the Kemper Open for his second career P-G-A victory.
Spain's Carlos Moya is the 1998 Men's French Open champion.
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Moya and fellow countryman Alex Corretja battled 30 mile an hour wins in the morning finals.
Moya dominated the match that was minus the long volley's the Spaniards are known for because of the wind.
But he would win the match in straight sets 6-3, 7-5, and 6-3. The victory is Moya's first in a grand Slam event.
The victory gives Spain a sweep of the singles titles as Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario won the women's championship Saturday.
That's it for sports. Have a great day everybody.
Billy King shot a 73 in the final round of the Nationwide Championship. King finished tied for 40-th place with a total of 218.
Meantime, John Jacobs won for the first time on the Senior tour. He shot a 5 under par 67 for a total of 10 under par and a one stroke win over Hale Irwin.
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The L-P-G-A tour made a stop in St. Louis for the Michelop Light Classic.
Lynchburg's Donna Andrews started the day at the top of the leader board and this birdie putt on the 11-th hole gave her a three stroke lead.
But Anika Sorenstam birdied 18 to force a playoff and she made the birdie putt on the second hole to win the tournament, her first of the year.
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Fred Funk struggled with a 6 over par 77 and it opened the door for Stuart Appleby to pick up his second career win on the P-G-A tour.
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Potomac, Maryland the site of this weeks Kemper Open.
Appleby made his move on the front nine hitting this birdie putt at the sixth hole to go to 12 under par.
Appleby shot a final round 1 over par 72 to finish at 10 under par for a one shot win over Scott Hoch, who finished second at 9 under par.
Mothers and daughters now have the opportunity to sharpen their soccers skills together.
The camp is at Randolph Macon Woman's College June 15th through the 19th.
On the Tuesday and Thursday evenings the moms will get lessons as well.
((KEVIN LONG/RMWC SOCCER COACH: THEY LEARN THE RULES OF THE GAME. GENERAL PLAYING IDEAS AND STYLES AND TEACH THEM FUN ACTIVITIES THEY CAN DO WITH GROUPS OF KIDS. IT'S A CAMP FOR SIX TO 13 YEAR OLDS. THEY PLAY A LOT OF FUN ACTIVITIES GEARED AROUND SOCCER TEACHING THE BASICS, PASSING, TRAPPING, HEADING AND SHOOTING.))
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Once again the camp is at Randolph Macon Woman's College.
It starts tomorrow and if you'd like more information call 804-947-8141.