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Up next on News 7 at 11...
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[VO-NAT]


7 people die when a car and a tractor trailer collide in Botetourt County...
Some fire victims in Florida are finally able to go home...
And some local residents take on the issue of teen smoking.
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[Rockbridge-Wreck]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-43; 49:27]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


Seven people are confirmed dead and the search for a small child continues following an accident involving two vehicles along I-81.
[Double Boxes=Eric/David Microwave]


David Johnson is close to the scene.
David what can you tell us.
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It happened around five o'clock.
State police say the victims were travelling southbound on I-81 near mile marker 168.
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The vehicle was crushed and broken into pieces so badly so authorities could NOT identify the type of vehicle it was.
The tanker cracked open, spilling its gasoline cargo.
Seven people were pulled from the wreckage.
Police say there were no survivors.
It has not been confirmed if the victims were male or female and police do not know their ages.
Although an Alabama-bound trucker says she saw a youngster in the back seat of the smaller vehicle.
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Question: How serious was the leak?

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[Motorcycle-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-46; 41:26]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]


An accident earlier this afternoon along the Blue Ridge Parkway left a motorcyclist seriously injured.
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It happened around one this afternoon.
According to a witness, the biker lost control and smashed into a fence.
[VO-NAT]
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((STEVE CLARIS/WITNESS; I WAS WALKING UP IN MY YARD FROM THE GARDEN AND OBSERVED SEVERAL MOTORCYCLES PASSING BY ON THE PARKWAY. AND THE LAST MOTORCYCLE IN THE CONVOY JUST STARTED SWERVING AND SEEMED TO SPIN OUT AND WENT THROUGH THE BARBED WIRE FENCE SIDEWAYS.))
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[VO-NAT]
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Parkway officials say they don't know what caused 54-year old Jimmy Etters of Winton, North Carolina to lose control of his bike.
Authorities say Etters suffered many deep cuts that did NOT appear to be life-threatening.
He was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital and is listed in stable condition.
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[Bent-Mtn-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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Another accident along Bent Mountain left a Roanoke County woman with minor injuries.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

The accident took place around nine o'clock this morning near the intersection of Bent Mountain Road and Overlook Lane. According to police, the 57-year old woman lost control of her car, went off the side of the road then flipped over. The woman was treated and released from Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
Police are NOT releasing her name.
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[Florida-fires]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=NET]
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Conditions have improved for firefighters battling wildfires in Central Florida...
Maureen Maher has the latest.
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As the first wave of residents begin to head back to their homes - many are finding their is little left to go home to

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Management)
Nearly half a million acres have now been charred by the uncontrollable flames, 200 homes and businesses have been lost and officials say the damage is at half a billion dollars

(NATS OF SPEEDWAY.)


The losses are also adding up in other areas The flames and smoke chased away thousands of race fans who had tickets for the Pepsi 400 at Daytona's International Speedway

(NATS AND VIDS OF TRAM RUNNING AROUND TRACK) now the only action on the

track is a slowing moving tram pulling what few tourists are still in town

(SOT/John Story/Daytona Beach Speedway) "There was no way we could have

had the race today the town is in shock"
The towns are also empty on what would traditionally be the busiest day of the year, July 4th. We found only a few beachcombers willing to brave the haze and stench

(SHOT OF LIFEGUARD WITH MASK ON)

and then there are those who don't have choice
But a cool westerly sea breeze and high humidity lent a helping hand to firefighters and for the first time sparked more hope than flames

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STAND UP))

[WX1]

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[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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Up next--a Lexington doctor prepares to appear before a medical panel, following accusations he had sex with patients.
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[VO-NAT]


And, teens speak out about tobacco ads that target youngsters.
Those stories are next when the news continues.
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[Weddle-Folo]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A medical panel ordered Dr. William Weddle to undergo a psychiatric exam.
The Lexington doctor is accused of having sex with patients.
He will be allowed to work as an emergency room doctor, but must be chaperoned when examining female patients.
The ruling came from a Virginia Board of Medicine Panel that met yesterday.
Weddle is accused having a sexual relationship with two of his patients.... he says the charges are false.
He'll appear before another medical panel next month.

[Gas-Prices]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-44]
[GRAPHIC=Holiday Travel]


Filling up your gas tank won't cost you as much this holiday weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

That's because gas prices across the nation are at some of the lowest levels in ten years. On average, prices are down 14-cents per gallon compared to July 4th last year. And the most recent Triple-A report indicates the Roanoke area is one of the best places to fill up.
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((TERESA PREGNALL; I WAIT TO FILL UP WHEN I COME TO ROANOKE AT THIS PARTICULAR GAS STATION BECAUSE I LIKE THE BRAND AND THE RATES ARE GREAT AND THEY KEER THEM DOWN, ALWAYS.)) ((THOM CLARKE; I'M HAPPY FOR IT BECAUSE I'M DRIVING THIS BIG HUGE JEEP OVER HERE AND I COULD USE ALL THE GAS I COULD GET FOR A DOLLAR. THAT'S FOR SURE.)) ((NICKI SETTLE/STOP-IN ASST. MGR.; WHEN THE GAS PRICES ARE LOWER THEN WE GET MORE BUSINESS. WHEN PEOPLE COME IN HERE TO BUY GAS, WHEN THEY COME IN HERE TO PAY, THEN THEY'LL BUY A DRINK OR CANDY OR SOMETHING ELSE LIKE THAT. SO IT HELPS OUR BUSINESS, ACTUALLY.))
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[VO-NAT]

The average fuel price in the Mid-Atlantic is about a dollar-ten cents per gallon. In Virginia, it's a dollar-two cents and Roanoke prices average about ten cents less than that. Triple-A says it's no coincidence that nearly 32-million people have hit the road this holiday, the most since 1987.
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[Teen-Smoking]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
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The Tobacco Bill went up in flames a few weeks ago. But, President Clinton is still determined to lower teen smoking. Now, local residents are speaking out on whether or not the Tobacco industry is really at fault. Intern Reporter, Aleesha Chaney, has the story.
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Cigarette Ads are just about every where you look. Most are featured with beautiful women or men--one marketing technique many believe lures teenagers to smoke.
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[IN Q= A lot of]

((TONI FERGUSON/AMERICAN LUNG ASSOC. OF VIRGINIA: THE ADS ARE SUBLIMINAL MESSAGES AND THEY USE A LOT OF GLAMOUR AND PANAGE AND THERE ARE VERY HEALTHY LOOKING PEOPLE IN THESE ADS.))
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The tobacco industry denies targeting teenagers, but not every one is buying that.
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((TONI FERGUSON/AMERICAN LUNG ASSOC. OF VIRGINIA: IF YOU'LL NOTICE THE BRAND THAT TEENS SMOKE AND THEN LOOK AT THE ADS OF THOSE BRANDS THEN YOU'LL FIND THAT THAT WAS THE MESSAGE THAT THEY ARE TRYING TO PORTRAY.))
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Many teen smokers don't believe they are the victim of an advertising gimmick. For them, smoking is just the cool thing to do.
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((MONICA LAW/TEEN SMOKER: THERE'S ALWAYS GOING TO BE TEENS OUT THERE THAT ARE GOING TO GET CIGARETTES ANYWAY THEY CAN AND THERE GOING TO KEEP BUYING THEM AND TEHRE ARE ALWAYS GOING TO BE PEOPLE TO KEEP SELLING THEM TO THEM.))
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But some teens feel whoever Big Tobacco is trying to get a message to, the industry is simply not being honest in its advertisements.
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[IN Q=I just remember]

((MONICA LAW/TEEN SMOKER: I REMEMBER WHEN I WAS JUST THIRTEEN YEARS OLD LOOKING UP ON THE SIDE OF A STORE WINDOW AND SEEING A MARRIOT SIGN UP THERE AND IT SHOWED THIS BEAUTIFUL YOUNG WOMAN AND PRETTY HAIR AND I REALIZE NOW THAT IS NOT WHAT YOU LOOK LIKE WHEN YOU SMOKE. ))
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While the debate continues about big tobacco's advertising motives, anti-smoking advocates have their own approach: they stress statistics, like the fact more than 400,000 Americans die every year due from smoking-related diseases. Aleesha Chaney, News 7.







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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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Straight ahead--Roy Stanley will have highlights from today's women's final at Wimbledon.
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[VO-NAT]


And, Eddie Murphy scores a hit at the box office with his version of Dr. Doolittle.
Those stories coming up when the news continues.
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[Dr-Doolittle]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=NET]
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Eddie Murphy ruled at the box office last week with Dr. Doolittle.
It's a comedy that features talking dogs, birds and rats.
Dennis Cunningham has this review.
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The New York Yankees became the first team in 86 years to win 60 of its first 80 games with a 4 to 3 win over the Baltimore.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bronx, NY/FOX SPORTS; :]


Joe Torre would watch the action from the dugout.
He did not want to see this Brady Anderson strokes the line drive single to left centerfield scoring two runs and the Orioles took a 2 to nothing lead in the top of the first.
But the Yankees come back. Derek Jeter with this bloop fly over second base scores Ricky Leede and the game was tied 2 to 2 in the bottom of the second.
New York would scoring the winning run in the
[SUPER=35-New York/4/Baltimore/3/;]

bottom of the sixth Chad Curtis hits a grounder into left field scoring Tino Martinez and Tim Raines and the Yankees win it 4 to 3.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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The Atlanta Braves won their seventh straight game yesterday by beating the New York Mets 4 to 1.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/FOX SPORTS; :]


Bobby Cox looks relaxed as his Braves take the lead on the Mets.
In the bottom of the first, Chipper Jones hits into the double play but Walt Weiss scores and the Braves went on top 1 to nothing.
Then in the fourth the Mets going for the double play but Carlos Baerga miss handles the throw Jones scores the run to make it 2 to nothing Braves.
Atlanta would ice the win in the fourth. Gerald
[SUPER=35-Atlanta/4/New York/1/;]

Willis hits the sacrafice fly Andres Galarraga tags at third and scores the Braves win it 4 to 1.
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[S-Cards]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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Brett Boone singled in the winning run in the ninth to give Cincinnati a 5 to 4 win over St. Louis.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Cincinnati, OH/FOX; :]


Mark McGwire signing autographs. McGwire was 0 for 2 with three walks.
The Cardinals would get on the board in the first Brian Jordan belts this two run homer over the left field wall to make it 2 to nothing Cardinals.
But the Reds would answer Mike French hits the line drive double to left scoring Pokey Reece and the game was tied at 3 to 3.
It was tied 4 to 4 in the fifth then in the 9-th
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Boone hits the shot up the middle with the bases loaded and Cincinnati wins it 5 to 4.
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[VO NAT]
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Meantime, The Reds made another trade today sending all star closer Jeff Shaw to Los Angeles for top prospect Paul Konerko and left-hander Dennis Reyes.
For all of today's scores lets check the boards.
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
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Earlier this week, The Roanoke Express named Scott Gordon as the teams new head coach. Gordon has experience as a coach and a player.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :]


Gordon admitts he has little experience in recruiting players but he does know that any player must make a committment to the team in order to make it and advance through the playoffs.
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[VO-NAT]


According to general manager Tony Mancuso, The Express is close to reaching an agreement for an affiliation with the New York Islanders.
If that comes through Gordon could get some needed help in finding those quality players.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=roy]
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And coming up, Jana Novotna wins at Wimbledon Billy King shots 72 on the Senior Tour.
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[VO-NAT]


And scores and highlights from this afternoon's World Cup Soccer action.
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[S-Wimbledon]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-6]
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After three trips to the finals, Jana Novotna is the women's singles champion at Wimbledon.
She beat Nathile Tauziat in two sets.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Wimbledon, England/NBC SPORTS; :]


After leading 4 to 1 she lost to Steffi Graf in 1993.
But yesterday Novotna was at the top of her game she would cruise through the first set showing her determination to take the Wimbledon crown.
It wasn't as easy in the second set but Novotna would win the match 6-3, 7-6 for her first title at Wimbledon. Last year she finished second to Martina Hingis.
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The Men's finals are scheduled for center court today when Pete Sampras takes on Gorian Ivanisevic.
Sampras is out to tie Bjorn Borg's Open-era men's mark of five Wimbledon championships.

[S-Cup]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-9]
[GRAPHIC=Soccer Logo]


The Netherlands moved into the semi finals of the World Cup soccer championship.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Marseille, France/ABC SPORTS; :]


The Dutch lost to Argentina in the 1978 World Cup final.
But yesterday afternoon Dennis Bergkamp scored only two minutes after Argentina's Ariel Ortega was ejected for a headbut on the Dutch goalkeeper that evened the sides at ten men apiece.
The victory puts the Netherlands into the semi's against defending champion Brazil on Tuesday.
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Germany and Croatia hooked up in the other quarterfinal match yesterday afternoon and Croatia wins that match 3 to nothing.

[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-19]
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Billy King shot 72 yesterday giving him a total of 143, 1 under par. He trails the leaders David Grahm and Tom Jenkins by 9 shots. They are at 10 under.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Cromwell, CT/CBS SPORTS; :]


The P-G-A tour is in Connecticuit for the Greater Hartford Open.
Donnie Hammond had an eagle at 15 then at 17 he hitts into the water three times to come away with 10 on the hole. Hammond still shot 67 to finish at 6 under par. Scott Hoch, Larry Mize and Grant Waite share the lead at 13 under.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]
[GRAPHIC=Golf Logo]


On the L-P-G-A tour, South Korea's Se Ri Pak continues to lead the U-S Open at 1 over par after 3 rounds.
That's it for sports. have a great day everybody.

[S-Trucks]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-21]
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The Craftsman Truck Series made a stop in Milwaukee yesterday afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Milwaukee, WI/CBS SPORTS; :]


Mike Bliss would tackle the Monster Mile averaging 112 miles per hour winning the Milwaukee 200 giving ford its sixth win of the season and the first in Milwaukee.
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[IN Q="First audio...]
[SUPER=01-Mike Bliss/Milwaukee 200 Winner; :]
[SUPER=01-Jimmy Hensley/Finished Second; :10]
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[OUT Q=...a little bit."]
[ANCHOR=Roy]
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Jack Sprague was third and Ron Hornady fourth.
Jana Novotna wins at Wimbledon. That story and more when we return.


[Video]


[ANCHOR=Eric]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=NET]
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[edit: 20;07:59]
Finally tonight--bells were ringing across the United States as part of Independence Day celebrations.
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[VO-NAT]
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In Philadelphia, hundreds of people gathered at Independence Hall.
While there, four children tapped the Liberty Bell.
The ceremony was part a national event called "Let Freedom Ring".
Bells were also ringing as part of the event at the U-S-S Arizona memorial in Pearl Harbor and at the National Cathedral in Washington, DCTERMS.
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[ANCHOR=Eric]

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