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An autopsy will be performed on a man found dead in a burning car in Lynchburg.
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Around ten yesterday morning, police responded to heavy smoke on Mill View Lane.
When they arrived they found a car completely engulfed in flames.
Once the fire was extinguished they discovered the body of a man burned beyond recognition.
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The car was a newer model forest green Chevy Malibu with Massachusetts plates.
Authorities ask anyone with information to call Lynchburg police.
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[7Roanoke-Firefighter]


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Back fusion surgery awaits a Roanoke firefighter who was injured while battling a Campbell Avenue house fire over the weekend.
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The T-11 and T-12 vertebrae in Robert Earley's lower back were crushed when the porch of the house fell on top of him.

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A local fire chief says it's the worst injury ever suffered by a Roanoke firefighter. Concern for Earley's recovery has redefined the term "brotherhood" throughout Roanoke's firefighting community.
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((COLIN GEE/ROANOKE CO. FIRE CHIEF; SAME WAY IN THE COUNTY. BOBBY'S BEEN HERE SINCE 1979 AND WE'RE ALL CONCERNED. ME AND HIM HAVE BEEN IN THE FIRE SERVICE ALL THESE YEARS. WE'RE TIGHT. WE'RE JUST LIKE BROTHERS. AND EVERYBODY'S JUST PULLING IN TREMENDOUS. SALEM'S BEEN THERE. CHIEF BURCH IS CALLING THE CHIEF IN CHARLOTTESVILLE. THEY'RE GOING TO GO UP AND CHECK UP ON HIM AND SEE IF THE FAMILY NEEDS ANYTHING.))
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According to Gee, Earley also broke three of his ribs and had two punctures to one of his lungs. He is at the UVA medical center where he is expected to make a full recovery.
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[7Sex-Survey]


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A controversial student sex survey is being revived by state education officials- with some milder questions.
The previous survey asked children as young as 12 years old how many sex partners they have had.
Education officials say they need the survey to guage the behavior of teenagers.
The General Assembly expects a report on the results in November of 1999.


[7E-Glenn-Shuttle]


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NASA is trying to determine the effects of space travel on aging- and they've asked a veteran astronaut for help.


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77-year old John Glenn, who first circled the earth 36 years ago, will assist six other space shuttle crew members on the research.
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((JOHN GLENN/SPACE RESEARCH VOLUNTEER; IF WE CAN LEARN WITHIN THE BODY WHAT TURNS SOME OF THESE THINGS ON AND OFF. LIKE IMMUNE SYSTEM CHANGES AND OSTEOPEROSIS AND MUSCLE SYSTEM CHANGES AND COORDINATION CHANGES AND THINGS LIKE THAT. IF WE CAN LEARN MORE ABOUT THESE THINGS, THERE'S A BENEFIT TO THE 34-MILLION AMERICANS THAT ARE OVER 65. AND THAT FIGURE NUMBER IS DUE TO TRIPLE OVER THE 50 YEARS. AS WELL AS BENEFIT THE ASTRONAUTS UP THERE. SO THAT'S THE MAIN REASON I GO.)) ((ANNIE GLENN/JOHN'S WIFE; I THINK WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW THAT CAUSES YOU TO BE AFRAID. SO I'VE LEARNED AN AWFUL LOT AND I'M 100-PERCENT BEHIND HIM. I THINK IT'S WONDERFUL.))
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Glenn makes his return to space in October.


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Taking a look at your Monday forecast..
A pleasant beginning to the work week, with partly cloudy skies. Highs in the low- to mid-80's.
Tonight, milder conditions stick around, with some light winds. Lows in the mid- to upper-60's.
The extended forecast...
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[7BIRTHDAYS!] 7/14/98
Tuesday:
Anniversary:
[SUPER=130-19th/Mr. & Mrs. David Halsey/Clifton Forge]



[SUPER=130-19/Randy Harvey/Texas]



[SUPER=130-4/Chancellor Lafratta/Lynchburg]



[SUPER=130-5/Joey Gordon/Rocky Mount]



[SUPER=130-71/Martha Jones/Roanoke]



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Anniversary:
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[SUPER=19-Melanie/Moon;][45E-L'Burg-Body]



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Was it murder or an accident?
That's what Lynchburg authorities hope to determine once autopsy results are in a man found dead over the weekend inside a burning car.
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At about ten yesterday morning, police responded to heavy smoke on Mill View Lane.
When they arrived they found a car engulfed in flames.
Once the fire was extinguished they discovered the body of a man burned beyond recognition.
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The car was a newer model forest green Chevy Malibu with Massachusetts plates.
Authorities ask anyone with information to call Lynchburg police.
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[45E-Night-Out]


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Danville is taking back the streets as it joins the nation for the Night Out Celebration.
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This year's event will be held August 4th at the Crossing at the Dan.
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National Night Out is aimed at encouraging crime-free communities.
Organizers of the Danville event have chosen a Mayberry theme-- complete with a Barney Fife impersonator.
Law enforcement officers believe National Night Out is all about fun and education.
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((STEVE ANDERSON/DANVILLE POLICE CRIME PREVENTION: THE BOTTOM LINE WE FEEL LIKE IS TO BRING THE NEIGHBORHOOD CLOSER TOGETHER, THE COMMUNITY AND NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH GROUPS CLOSER TOGETHER BUT ESPECIALLY TO BRING LAW ENFORCEMENT CLOSER TO THE PUBLIC.))
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Other activities will include fire safety demonstrations, food, and games for the whole family.
And by the way, it's all FREE.

[45Road-Rage-Website]


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A Virginia Tech student has come up with a new way to express road rage without doing something foolish on the highway.
Sean Herrala set up an Internet site as an outlet for driving anger.
Contributors can describe the offending vehicle, comment on the driver and even give the car's license number.
Entries are anonymous.
Herrala set up the Web site this spring after another driver pulled a gun on him and chased him from Salem to Blacksburg.


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If you want to grow some jumbo size vegetables you might ask a Roanoke woman her garden secrets.
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Rita Mitchell grows vegetables in a space next to her house.
Some of them, like her radishes, are not the average garden variety.
Some of them are four inches long and weigh nearly three pounds.
It has the novice gardner scratching her head.
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((RITA MITCHELL/AMATEUR GARDENER; THIS IS THE FIRST TIME I'VE EVER GROWED A GARDEN. I'M AN AMATEUR AT THIS STUFF. I ALWAYS HEARD THAT MAN SAY ON T-V THAT IF YOU USE MIRACLE GRO, YOU'LL HAVE BIG TREMENDOUS GARDENS. SO I THOUGHT OKAY I'LL TRY IT.))
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Mitchell has had similar success with other veggies, including tomatoes, cabbage and onions. Not all of her vegetables grow to astronomical sizes, but according to her, the garden grows faster than the average one does. Mitchell doesn't want to keep the vegetables and says anyone who wants to sample them are welcome to come by and pick them up.
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Time to check your back- to- work forecast..
Partly cloudy and pretty pleasant today with temperatures reaching the mid 80s.
Staying partly cloudy overnight, with lows in the upper 60s.
The extended outlook is rather dry-- with highs in the 80s, lows in the 60s.
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A Roanoke firefighter injured while battling a Campbell Avenue blaze this weekend must have back fusion surgery.

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The T-11 and T-12 vertebrae in Robert Earley's lower back were crushed when the porch of the house fell on top of him.

[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Saturday;]


A local fire chief says it's the worst injury ever suffered by a Roanoke firefighter. Concern for Earley's recovery has redefined the term "brotherhood" throughout Roanoke's firefighting community.
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((COLIN GEE/ROANOKE CO. FIRE CHIEF; SAME WAY IN THE COUNTY. BOBBY'S BEEN HERE SINCE 1979 AND WE'RE ALL CONCERNED. ME AND HIM HAVE BEEN IN THE FIRE SERVICE ALL THESE YEARS. WE'RE TIGHT. WE'RE JUST LIKE BROTHERS. AND EVERYBODY'S JUST PULLING IN TREMENDOUS. SALEM'S BEEN THERE. CHIEF BURCH IS CALLING THE CHIEF IN CHARLOTTESVILLE. THEY'RE GOING TO GO UP AND CHECK UP ON HIM AND SEE IF THE FAMILY NEEDS ANYTHING.))
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According to Gee, Earley also broke three of his ribs and had two punctures to one of his lungs. He is at the UVA medical center where he is expected to make a full recovery.
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[8E-L'Burg-Body]


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Authorities still don't know the identity of a man found dead in a burning car in Lynchburg.
An autopsy will be performed.
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Around ten yesterday morning, police responded to heavy smoke on Mill View Lane.
When they arrived they found a car completely engulfed in flames.
Once the fire was extinguished they discovered the body of a man burned beyond recognition.
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The car was a newer model forest green Chevy Malibu with Massachusetts plates.
Authorities ask anyone with information to call Lynchburg police.
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[82-E-Drug-Bust-Folo]


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Botetourt county is receiving drug traffic from a small town in West Virginia.
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[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]


Two men were arrested on drug charges Saturday in Botetourt.
Police suspect Victor Duane Helm and Carlos Renaldo Ivy bought the crack cocaine and marijuana found in their possession with the intent to sell it to their neighbors in Keystone, West Virginia.
Authorities say the small town of about 650-residents has an ongoing problem with drugs, particularly crack cocaine, being brought in from larger cities like Pittsburgh and New York.
Both men are charged with possession with intent to distribute.
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[8E-Glenn-Shuttle]


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The man whose name is synonimous with space will help NASA in its study to determine the effects of space travel on the aging.
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77-year old John Glenn, who first circled the earth 36 years ago, will assist six other space shuttle crew members on the research.
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((JOHN GLENN/SPACE RESEARCH VOLUNTEER; IF WE CAN LEARN WITHIN THE BODY WHAT TURNS SOME OF THESE THINGS ON AND OFF. LIKE IMMUNE SYSTEM CHANGES AND OSTEOPEROSIS AND MUSCLE SYSTEM CHANGES AND COORDINATION CHANGES AND THINGS LIKE THAT. IF WE CAN LEARN MORE ABOUT THESE THINGS, THERE'S A BENEFIT TO THE 34-MILLION AMERICANS THAT ARE OVER 65. AND THAT FIGURE NUMBER IS DUE TO TRIPLE OVER THE 50 YEARS. AS WELL AS BENEFIT THE ASTRONAUTS UP THERE. SO THAT'S THE MAIN REASON I GO.)) ((ANNIE GLENN/JOHN'S WIFE; I THINK WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW THAT CAUSES YOU TO BE AFRAID. SO I'VE LEARNED AN AWFUL LOT AND I'M 100-PERCENT BEHIND HIM. I THINK IT'S WONDERFUL.))
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Glenn makes his return to space in October.

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Shifting gears now to weather--
Monday's outlook is partly cloudy and pleasant, with highs in the mid 80s.
Staying partly cloudy tonight, with lows in the upper 60s.
The extended forecast stays partly cloudy, with highs gradually climbing to near 90 by Thursday and Friday...

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