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Coming up on News 7-
The latest on a controversial land swapping deal in Catawba.
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One field could soon be a quarry- but what do people nearby think? The answer may suprise you.
Fire forces people out of a Lynchburg apartment building.
And Monica Lewinsky turns over possible key evidence.
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News 7 is next.

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Good Evening.
Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky could offer the most damaging evidence so far against the President.
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Lewinsky has turned over a dress she says has stains that link her to the President- It could back the theory that the President lied under oath about his relationship with Lewinsky.
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A rock quarry could open on this site- People who live nearby say that's fine with them.
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Plus lights, camera and action at VMI today. Film crews are shooting a commercial that you'll see on TV this fall.

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Join us for News 7 at Eleven.


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((HARRY ARCHER/CATAWBA RESIDENT; OUR MAIN CONCERN HERE IS ABOUT THIS IRON BLACK BELT. WHAT I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IS HOW IT GOT AWAY FROM OUR ANCESTORS HERE, WHICH WAS DEEDED TO THE BLACK COMMUNITY HERE.))
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The question of a post-Civil War agreement enters into a land swap dispute.
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[Land-Swap]


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Catawba residents are seeking to halt a proposed land swap. And an alleged deal given to slaves more than 130-years ago may help them. David Johnson has more.
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Harry Archer is one of the many Catawba residents who has a stake in seeing that the proposed land swap deal between property owner David Turner and the forest service doesn't go through. Archer's great-grandmother was a slave. Hers was one of several black families that the disputed land was given to after the Civil War.
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((HARRY ARCHER/CATAWBA RESIDENT; IT BELONGED TO THEM. ANND IT WAS DEEDED TO US TAX-FREE. BUT I CAN'T FIND ANY DEED ANYWHERE. I JUST TRIED ONE TIME.))
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The total area given away was about 400-acres, nearly 80-percent of the property which Turner plans to exchange with the forest service. The question of who the property belongs to has the interest of at least one Roanoke County supervisor.
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((SPIKE HARRISON/ROANOKE CO. CATAWBA SUPERVISOR REP.; MR. MAGRAW'S OFFICE IS IN CHARGE OF SUCH RECORDS AND I'M GOING TO GO VISIT HIM TOMORROW.))
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[VO NAT] Still it's not definite whether the deal will go forward.
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((TOM POULIN/FORESZT SERVICE; ONE OF THE THINGS WE WANT TO DO IS TO MAKE SURE ANYTHING WE DO HAS CLEAR TITLE ....AND DISTRICT RANGER OVER THERE.))
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So in addition to trying to solve the mystery of who the actual land owner is, residents are also getting together a letter writing and petition writing campaign. writing to senators, congressmen and anyone else who will listen to them in their effort to stop the land swap.

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More than a dozen people were forced from their homes tonight when a Lynchburg apartment building caught fire.
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Flames and smoke poured from the front of 17-09 Grace Street when firefighters responded around 8:30.
A resident of the building smelled smoke and went outside to investigate when he spotted the fire and called 9-1-1.


The blaze gutted a first floor apartment.. the occupants were NOT home at the time.
Firefighters escorted several other people to safety.. no one was injured.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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A Danville man's life was spared today, but he will spend the rest of his life behind bars after he admitted to killing and robbing a North Carolina woman.
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Joe Adrian Leftwich learned his fate in Danville Circuit court today.
He was sentenced to two consecutive life terms for capital murder and robbery plus three years for a firearms charge.
Leftwich admitted to shooting Teresa Anderson Hayes in the head in December of 1997.
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Monica Lewinsky has handed over what could be key evidence- a dress supposedly with stains that link Lewinsky to the President- and several answering machine tapes.
Meanwhile the womans whose tape recordings prompted the investigation says she's glad Lewinsky is cooperating.
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A salute and goodbye to U-S Capitol officer John Gibson.
More than one thousand police officers took part in the procession- that ended at Arlington National Cemetery.
Gibson was gunned down last Friday.
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The man who brought us Howdy Doody time died today.
Bob Smith was known to most as Buffalo Bob Smith.
He hosted the popular Howdy Doody television show from 1947 to 1960.
Smith died following a long bout with cancer.
Bob Smith was 80.
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Only one winning ticket but 13 happy families after last night's powerball drawing.
13 workers at a Machine shop near Columbus Ohio say they have the winning ticket.
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((WHAT IS IT LIKE TO WIN THAT MUCH MONEY? SANDY JARRELL/POWERBALL WINNER: I DON'T KNOW. JOHN JARRELL/POWERBALL WINNER: YOU GO FROM BEING EXCITED TOTALLY TO BEING SCARED TO DEATH.)) [RUNS08]
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The 13 winners will divide the 161 million dollar jackpot.
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The popular C-B-S soap Opera "The Young and the Restless" is now in the record books.
For five hundred straight weeks, nearly ten years, the show has been the most watched daytime drama.
The show debuted in 19-73- Today the cast celebrated with cake and champagne.
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You might expect people to stonewall plans for a rock quarry in their community.
But Eagle Rock residents say it will do wonders for their town.
Tina Tenret reports.
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(( This quiet farm will soon be wiped out with the buzz of drills.
A limestone quarry will cut into 185 acres off Route 220 in Botetourt County.
Blue Ridge Stone Corporation is digging a quarry much like the one in Blue Ridge -- where limestone is mined, drilled, crushed and sold to builders.
It is expected to create about 25 jobs.
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((DONNIE WALKER/MANAGER: THE AVERAGE PAY SCALE WILL BE ABOUT TEN DOLLARS STARTING. THERE'LL BE TRUCK DRIVERS, LOAD OPERATORS, OFFICE MANAGERS, SCALE OPERATORS, MAINTENANCE EMPLOYEES TO TAKE CARE OF THE OPERATION.)) [RUNS:14]
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Down the road, Eagle Rock residents are rolling out the red carpet.
They say the quarry will bring industry to their tiny town.
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Blue Ridge Stone plans to widen 220 so the quarry's trucks do not block traffic.
And about half the land will be planted with trees and bushes to filter the noise.
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((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: COMPANY OFFICIALS SAY THEY CANNOT OPEN THE QUARRY UNTIL THEY GET STATE PERMITS FOR MINING AND AIR QUALITY. THEY HOPE TO HAVE THOSE IN HAND BY THE BEGINNING OF NEXT YEAR. TINA TENRET NEWS7 BOTETOURT COUNTY.)) [RUNS:16]
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The economy of Henry County and Martinsville took a big hit with the recent closings of DuPont and Owens Corning.
But today, some good news for that area from a prominent manufacturer.
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Bassett Furniture Industries announced today it will build a 7-to-8 million dollar dining room table plant.
The facility will be located on 43-acres of the Patriot Center Industrial Park.
Henry County contributed the land.
Governor Gilmore personally delivered a check for 200-thousand dollars for the project.
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: THIS EXPANSION IN HENRY COUNTY CONFIRMS THAT VIRGINIA IS A PRO-BUSINESS STATE. WE HAVE STRONG RIGHT-TOP-WORK LAWS AND LOW CORPORATE INCOME TAX RATES AND LOW UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE RATES AND A QUALITY WORKFORCE.))
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Bassett Furniture plans to hire about 60-employees to work at the plant when it opens in mid-1999.
The company currently employs more than five-thousand people in 12-states.
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While in southside Virginia, Governor Gilmore helped cut the ribbon for a new Route-29 interchange in Danville.
These exit ramps lead right to Dan Daniel Park and the Riverview Industrial Park.
The promise of the interchange encouraged several companies to move into the industrial park-- including Dan River, which brought 500-jobs there.
The project cost 3-and a half million dollars and took a little more than a year to complete.
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The costs continue to mount for the "no car tax" promise.
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And
V-M-I made it to the big screen with "Brother Rat", now some cadets are getting a chance on the small screen.
Their time in the spotlight may even save them a trip to the school's barber.
We'll explain when the news continues.
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(( Thirsty for sports on thtis Thursday? Hey this is Steve mason and for you.. we have lots of good stuff. Eric the Red rules in Mowtown, it's a brave new world in Cincinnati thanks to andruw Jones,whose the craftiest of the craftsmen? and who was the bestt at Indy today. Norv Turner is firer up about his skins and the ZExpress prayers have been answered by a Christian. for all the fact join me in sports.))

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The administrative costs for localities to refund part of the car tax this year are more than the state plans to pay.
New numbers released today by the State Compensation Board show cities and counties estimate their costs at more than 5-point-8 million dollars.
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The state has set aside only five million dollars to pay for administrative costs.
The huge localities of Fairfax and Arlington are NOT even included in the estimate yet.
The news of the shortfall comes on the heels of localities learning earlier this week they are only entitled to one-third to one-half cost reimbursements anyway -- based on existing state law.
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A strange twist in Hotel Roanoke's lawsuit against a local contractor.
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In January, the hotel sued J-M Turner for eight million dollars.
The suit blamed Turner for buckling walls inside the hotel's conference center.
Today, that suit added two more defendants:
Faison and Associates, which oversaw construction at the conference center...
And an unnamed architect in Charlotte.
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Virginia Military Institute is no stranger to national publicity. Last year, the arrival of women made headlines across the country.
This fall, the institute will be back in the spotlight... but Joe Dashiell reports the changing face of the corps will mean something entirely different.
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V-M-I cadets know how to take orders, but this week the direction is coming from a New York Film Crew... not their commanding officers.
The students are starring in a national commercial.
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What brought the film crew to Lexington, was an electric razor and a national ad campaign that begins this fall.
50 students tested the new Norelco during their summer session. The three- day shoot will recreate that experience for a humorous commercial that debuts during the first week of September.
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The cadets are being paid for their part in the commercial. The institute receives a location fee of more than ten thousand dollars, and the promise of publicity worth much more than that.

Joe Dashiell News 7 Lexington)) [Tease2]


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Last night's powerball jackpot sent people from all over scrambling for tickets.
But are lotteries gambling with your health?
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Plus
One Botetourt gardener has made his bed, now he has to weed it.
We'll have the story in tonight's video of the day.
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[Gambling]


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Can people become addicted to lotteries? You bet.
Trying your luck can become a real problem.
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Mental Health experts say lottery fantasy syndrome is a real disease.
Roanoke Clinical Psychologist Doctor Lou Perrott (Pa-rot) says it can lead to serious health problems caused by high stress.
Certain characteristics define the difference between a gambler and an addict.
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((DR. LOU PERROTT/CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST: THIS INDIVIDUAL WILL MAKE GAMBLING ACTIVITIES AND BETTING MONEY A HIGHER PRIORITY THAN OTHER TYPES OF LIFE EVENTS AND THAT'S ANOTHER SIGN TO LOOK FOR, IF YOU HAVE AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS FINANCIALLY STRAPPED AND THEY BEGIN TO BET LARGE CHUNKS OF MONEY ON ANY TYPE OF GAMBLING ACTIVITY, THEIR PRIORITIES ARE OFF.))
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Gambling addiction is not limited to the lottery, casinos and even bingo parlors have hotlines to call for help.

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New protection for the New River.
President Clinton bestowed special environmental status on the 300-million year old river today.
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The president declared the nation's oldest river one of the country's "Heritage Rivers".
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The designation certifies the New River for preservation and revitalization. Thirteen other rivers from Connecticut to Oregon were given the same status.
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Qualifying from Indy, plus dell Curry, and Peyton's first scrimmage,
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But first our exttra point. The Roanoke Express announced today that the team has resigned right winger Tim Christian of another year. The 27 year old had 47 points this past season. He was an ECHL all star in 96 and thtis will be his 4th year witht the Express.
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After a long rain delay, Ernie Irvan captured his 20th career pole yesterday and will start first in saturday's Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor speedway.
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he was challenged by the Winston Cup points leader though. Jeff Gordon came close to Ernie's speed of 179.394 miles per hour but not close enough. Gordon will star third behind Irvan and dale Jarrett. Now your top 25.
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Dale Earnhardt was 28th fastest, Michael Waltrip 29th, Ward Burton 30th, and brother Jeff34th.





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Defending Brickyard 400 championsh Ricky Rudd did not make the top 25. he was 27tth fastest.
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Rudd won the race last year, keeping his streak of winning at least one race evey year for nearly 20 cup seasons alive. But this season has been tough.
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Dale Jarrett's Quality care Ford was second fastest. The end to the rain delay eleviated pressure from his team.
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Stacy Comptotn and the NASCAR Craftsmen Truck series was at Indianapolis Speedway Park for the Cummins 200.
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The race began under the lights and the caution flag would drop early, within the first five laps. Perhpas the most heated part of the race came with about 25 laps to go. Points leader Ron Hornaday is gonna get slammed into the wall by Jack Sprague.
Hornday comes in and then gets in to it with Sprague's crew and a shoving match ensues.
To add salt to wounds, Sprague wins the race and tovertakes the points lead from Hornaday, taking the checkered flag.
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Rookie quarterback Peyton Manning gott his NFL feet wet today...literally.
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Manning and the Colts scrimmaged the St. Louis Rams in Champaign Illinois on a wet a rainy day. Manning threw some good passes and took responsibility for the bad ones.
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The Baltimore Orioles completed a three game sweep at the expense of the Detroit Tigers today. The Birds are flying, witht a 17 and 3 record since the all star break.
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The hero was none other than Eric the Red. Eric davis cranked out two homeruns on the day. His first was a solo shot in the ttop of the first to put the O's up 1-nothing.
Davis was hardly done. His most important homer [SUPER=35-Baltimore/6/Detroit/4;]came in the 7th with the game nott

ed at 4 a piece. Itt's a two run homerun, His 20th of the season and it proved to be the game winner as the Oriles win 6-4 and, with a Boston Loss, creep one game closer to tthe Sox.

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Still to come in sports tonight, Norv Turner talks about his redskins post season possibilites,
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and NBA sixth man dell Curry tells campers at Page Moir's basketball camp how to make the grade on and off the floor.

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Charlotte Hornets guard, Dell Curry, shot hoops with campers at Roanoke College's summer basketball camp today.
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But while jump shots and rebounds are key lessons learned, Curry spoke to the campers about life as well.
The former Hokie has spent 12 seasons in the NBA and says of all his accomplishments, earning his college degree was one of the most challenging and beneficial experiences.
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Norv Turner, with all the off season signings and the pressure to succeed, begins his fifth year as the Redskins head coach hungry and optomistic about Washington's post season possibilites.
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Turner appeared to be a little more intense as the Skins opened camp this past Sunday night at Frostburg Maryland.
The Redskins had the luxury of every players signature on a contract when camp opened and even Turner admitts that this team has the potential to be very good.
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A lot of people have flower beds in their yard, but you may have never seen one quite like this.
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Jerry Huff uses iron bed frames to display his flower and vegetable arrangements. How did he get the idea?
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((JERRY HUFF; WELL I SAW A PICTURE IN A MAGAZINE A LONG TIME AGO. IT JUST HAD A LITTLE FLOWER BED AND MY WIFE KEPT SAYING MAKE ME A FLOWER BED.))
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That one flower bed has grown into several. His collection includes vegetable beds, herb beds, and even a bed of roses. Jerry says all of the bed frames came from areas near his home. He hopes to add a few more beds to spice up the colors in the garden.
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