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Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning....... A routine traffic stop in Lynchburg takes a deadly turn......
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a tragic trip for a family of refugees trying to leave Kosovo we will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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What started as a routine traffic stop ended in a deadly shooting last night in Lynchburg.
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It happened around 8:40 in the 600 block of Top Ridge Road.
Lynchburg police say two of their officers had stopped a vehicle and ordered the two occupants out.
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((MAJOR MIKE SPENCER/LYNCHBURG POLICE: ONCE THE OPERATOR OF THE VEHICLE BEGAN TO EXIT THE VEHICLE, HE PRODUCED A HANDGUN, AT WHICH TIME A STRUGGLE ENSUED BETWEEN HE AND ONE OF THE OFFICERS ON THE SCENE. DURING THE COURSE OF THE STRUGGLE, THE HANDGUN DISCHARGED TWICE. APPARENTLY ONE OF THOSE ROUNDS STRUCK THE VICTIM AND HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE.))
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Police have "not" released the name of the victim or the officers involved.
The second person in the car was not charged.
Police chief Charles Bennett will hold a news conference this afternoon to discuss the incident.
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2 people are dead after a murder-suicide in Amherst County.
Authorities say 35 year old David Junior Massie of Lynchburg shot his former girlfriend, Ida Jane Douglas, and then turned the gun on himself. The shooting happened Friday Night.
Investigators said the pair got into an argument after Douglas told Massie she had gone out with another man.

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A father and his 11-year-old son survived.
A mother, a grandmother and three children did not.
They were refugees... killed fleeing Kosovo this morning ... when their car hit a land mine.
Dave Browde has more on the tragedy and the continuing air strikes in Yugoslavia.
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((NARR: The 25th night of NATO bombing saw what Serb Television called the heaviest attack yet .. on the oil refinery in Yugoslavia's second largest city, Novi Sad. And NATO bombs were reported to have hit industrial facilities in Belgrade.
SUPER: PANCEVO, SERBIA/THIS MORNING NARR: The explosions in the night sky in Pancevo punctuated the blunt comments of NATO's commander - who threatened additional attacks if Yugoslavia doesn't comply with NATO demands:
SUPER: GEN. WESLEY CLARK/NATO SUPREME COMMANDER
SOT: It's going to be a steadily increasing and intensifying air

campaign that's going to continue, it's going to disrupt, degrade diminish and if he doesn't change his policies we're going to destroy those things that President Milosevic values.
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BATAJNICA, SERBIA/OVERNIGHT NARR: Civilian casualties were reported on both sides. Serb Television said a three year-old child was killed in bombing in the village of Batajnica and said other residential areas were hit as well.
SUPER: KOSOVO-ALBANIA BORDER/THIS MORNING NARR: Five albanian refugees were killed when their car hit a land mine just 20 yards from the border crossing from Yugoslavia into Albania. In recent weeks Yugoslav soldiers have been seen planting mines, apparently preparing for a possible NATO ground invasion.
SUPER: SERBIAN TV/APRIL 1 NARR: There is no new word on the fate of the three American soldiers being held by the Serbian forces. The Pentagon says they have not yet been seen by the Red Cross.
SUPER: FILE NARR: And, Pentagon officials say, it seems unlikely that the Yugoslavian officer captured by the rebels in Kosovo and turned over to American forces can be swapped for the three Americans.
SUPER: CAPT. MIKE DOUBLEDAY/PENTAGON SPOKESMAN !QUICK!!
SOT: I would not be optimistic on that score.


NARR: The refugee crisis continues to grow. Yesterday, almost 30-thousand mostly ethnic Albanians arrived at border checkpoints. NATO officials say at this rate Slobodan Milosevic could soon achieve his goals despite losing militarily: Having expelled every ethnic Albanian from Kosovo .. even while being pounded by the NATO airstrikes.
Dave Browde, CBS News, New York.))

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At least 48 people are hurt after an explosion in a crowded London marketplace.
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It happened Saturday in an area packed with shoppers.
Police were called when somebody noticed a strange looking package.
Nobody was killed in the explosion.
And so far nobody has claimed responsibility.
Police say it most likely was NOT a politically motivated act of terrorism.
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Ronald McDonald House charities did some spring cleaning this weekend...
With a lot of help from a little boy.
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It was part of a spring clean-up tour sponsored by Bissell.
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/Bissell Video;]


The idea for the special day came from 8-year old Morgan Wilburn of Salem.
You know him as the "Bissell Boy."
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((SHANNON BOOTHE/RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE: THIS IS BASICALLY WHERE IT ALL GOT STARTED WITH A LITTLE BOY NAMED MORGAN WHO VOLUNTEERED HERE AT THE HOUSE WITH HIS MOTHER..AND BISSELL GOT INVOLVED BECAUSE HE HAD A..HE WAS JUST CRAZY OVER VACUUMS.))
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Morgan was showing off his cleaning skills at the Ronald McDonald House in Philadelphia.
Bissell donated cleaning supplies and two vacuum cleaners to each Ronald McDonald House across the country.
This is the second annual "Ronald McDonald Spring Clean Day."
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Still to come on News 7 Sunday Morning.......

In Sports..... the Express now have a 2-0h lead over the icebreakers.

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and in this week's Virginia Newsreel, we look at Mikhail Gorbachev's visit to the Commonwealth just in time for Thomas Jefferson's 250-th birthday bash in Charlottesville.
but first here are the lottery numbers.....
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Prostate cancer patients have an alternative therapy in Roanoke and a new treatment for men and women who suffer from snoring is proving effective at Lewis-Gale Clinic. Tonya Flory reports.
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((If you are sawing more logs than catching zzzzs, a new treatment is effectively curing that problem. Somonplasty uses radiofrequency energy and costs less than other types of snoring treatment. And doctors at Lewis-Gale Clinic say it has another advantage over traditional and laser surgery to treat snoring.
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((DR. TU TRAN/ENT: THIS IS PAINLESS. IT USES RADIOFREQUENCY ENERGY WHICH IS A MICROWAVE LIKE YOU USE AT HOME TO HEAT THE PALETTE. AS IT HEALS, IT SHRINKS, WHEN IT SHRINKS, THE SNORING IMPROVES. )) [RUNS:14]
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Doctor Tran says snoring can lead to sleep apnea and other serious medical conditions.
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And a new technique for radioactive seed implantation is reducing side effects for prostate cancer patients. These little radioactive seeds have been around for a while, but implanting them in the prostate has always been difficult and provided only limited results. Now doctors are using an ultrasound to guide them to the prostate and kill the cancer more effectively.
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((DR. ROBERT HEATH/RADIATION ONCOLOGIST: THE SEED IMPLANT TECHNIQUE IS PROBABLY BETTER SUITED FOR MEN WITH MORE MEDICAL PROBLEMS, MEN THAT ARE OLDER, IN THEIR 70S, EARLY 80S, AND IT'S VERY EASY TO TOLERATE COMPARED TO THE OTHER TECHNIQUE, THE RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY.)) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=radical prostatectomy]

Doctors say the new strategy for fighting the disease is easier and less invasive. And Lewis-Gale Clinic is changing they way they handle patients bills. The clinic's new collections policy means patients who don't settle their bills within 6 months will be turned over to a collections agency. Lewis-Gale's Administrative staff says the payment plan is too help the clinic keep up with other hospitals in the area. Tonya Flory, News 7, Health Check.))

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Congress quickly finished its work on the next federal budget this past week.
It was a one-point-nine TRILLION dollar spending plan that's largely a Republican package.
And, that shows in how western Virginia's representatives voted.
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The Senate passed the spending resolution 54-44.
Democrat Chuck Robb voted no.
Republican John Warner voted yes.
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Over in the House, the budget bill was approved 220 to 208.
Democrat Rick Boucher voted no.
But fellow Democrat Virgil Goode joined Republican Bob Goodlatte in supporting the measure.
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Charlottesville recently celebrated the 256-th birthday of our 3-rd president, Thomas Jefferson.
In this week's Virginia Newsreel , Keith Humphrey looks back at the time when Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev helped commemorate Jefferson's 250-th birthday.
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April 13-th 1993. 10-thousand people crowded onto the lawn at U-V-a for the a celebration.
It was the anniversary of Thomas Jefferson's birth- - his 250-th birthday.
Most years Jefferson is remembered with a small graveside ceremony, but this birthday was an exception.
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((John Casteen/PERHAPS ABOVE ALL ELSE THIS IS A DAY TO CELEBRATE TIMELESS PRINCIPLES THE ASSOCIATIONS OF ASSURING PERSONAL LIBERTY. THE HIGHEST TASK OF GOVERNMENT)) [RUNS07]
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As the author of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson wrote, " We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal; that
they are endowed by their Creator with inherent and inalienable rights; that
among these, are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.."
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((John Casteen/ HE HAD A REMARKABLE CLEAR VISION OF WHAT IT MEANT TO BE A FREE HUMAN BEING)) [RUNS05]
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Jefferson was a lifelong philosopher of government.
His contributions inspired Mikhail Gorbachev. As a contemporary history maker, Gorbachev helped lead the world out of the cold war.
The former Soviet President wrapped up a four day tour of Virginia with stops to Poplar Forest, Monticello, and UVA just in time for Founder's Day.
Gorbachev spoke of the importance of the Jeffersonian legacy of freedom- -a lesson he learned as a student at Moscow University.
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((MIKHAIL GORBACHEV/WHEN IT OCCURRED TO ME TO BECOME A LEADER OF A VAST COMPLEX AND CONFLICT RIDDEN COUNTRY I OFTEN TURN TO THE THOMAS JEFFERSON HE WAS AMONG THOSE THAT CONFIRMED ME AND MY BELIEF THAT PROFOUND DEMOCRATIZATION OF OUR SOCIETY ANY REFORM IN IT WOULD BE DOOMED TO FAIL)) [RUNS10]
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Gorbechev's last stop was Poplar Forest for a smaller celebration at Jefferson's Bedford County Home.
The party did not end when the dignitaries left. The celebration continued on into the night with a fireworks display Historians say Jefferson would have been embarrassed by all the hoopla.
He didn't celebrate his birthday, preferring to celebrate the NATION's Birthday, the 4-th of July. That's Virginia Newsreel, I'm Keith Humphry.))








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The global economic crisis catches up with Norfolk Southern.
And, Lewis-Gale clinic patients are being told they have six months to pay up.
More in this week's News-7 Business Review.
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[NOTHING ON CHROMAKEY THIS WEEK] [99-11; 24:49] ((This week on the Review, they saw it coming.
The people who make cars that carry coal knew Norfolk Southern wasn't shipping as much.
So it wasn't a surprise when the railroad said it's cutting production of coal hoppers, and cutting 110-people from its workforce.
N-S blamed the layoffs on a slumping foreign demand for American coal. [99-1; 1:59:31]
Careful! This might hurt a little.
Lewis-Gale Clinic is asking its patients to settle their bills in the next six months.
The clinic used to let patients make small payments over a number of years.
But the bill-paying policy is changing, says the clinic, to keep up with industry standards. [99-5; 1:05:56]
The Valley's home-grown bank keeps on growing.
Valley Bank opened a new branch in Salem.
It's the fourth branch to open in the four years the bank's been around. [lb file -- lb1 1:15:25; lb2 00:09:40]
First Union profits took a first quarter dive.
Big Green blamed an 11-percent drop on its acquisition of CoreStates Financial Corporation. [99-10; 00:48]
Volvo said it's ready to roll.
The truck maker announced its expansion of the Pulaski County truck plant is scheduled to start in July.
It won't be finished until sometime in two-thousand-two. [DOW JONES PRE PRO]
On Wall Street, there's no stopping the Dow.
It finished the week at a record 10-thousand-494.
Slumping tech stocks brought down the NASDAQ. ))
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Coming up in the second half hour of News 7 Sunday Morning...... A man is dead following a routine traffic stop in Lynchburg and
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we talk with the family of the 17 year old Pulaski High School student who was shot by a family friend.
we will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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One man is dead after a routine traffic stop in Lynchburg.
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It happened around 8:40 last night in the 600 block of Top Ridge Road.
Lynchburg police say two of their officers had stopped a vehicle and ordered the two occupants out.
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((MAJOR MIKE SPENCER/LYNCHBURG POLICE: ONCE THE OPERATOR OF THE VEHICLE BEGAN TO EXIT THE VEHICLE, HE PRODUCED A HANDGUN, AT WHICH TIME A STRUGGLE ENSUED BETWEEN HE AND ONE OF THE OFFICERS ON THE SCENE. DURING THE COURSE OF THE STRUGGLE, THE HANDGUN DISCHARGED TWICE. APPARENTLY ONE OF THOSE ROUNDS STRUCK THE VICTIM AND HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE.))
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Police have "not" released the name of the victim or the officers involved.
The second person in the car was not charged.
Police chief Charles Bennett will hold a news conference this afternoon to discuss the incident.
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A shooting Friday night left 17-year old Terri Duangan (DOO-NA-GEN) of Pulaski County dead.
Joy Sutton talked with the victims friends and family.
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Terri Duangan was loved by many... she was someone her friends say they could always count on to uplift their spirits.
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((ERICA BROWN/VICTIM'S FRIEND: SHE ALWAYS MADE ME LAUGH. SHE HELPED ME WHEN I WAS DOWN AT MY WORST TIMES. SHE WAS MY BABY DOLL.)) [RUNS 11]
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Terri had lived here on Hogans Place with her grandmother who had raised her since she was five. She had dreams of some day becoming a special education teacher.
But, those dreams ended when she was shot in the throat last night.
Pulaski County authorities have arrested Whorley in connection with the shooting and he is being held without bond at the Pulaski County Jail.
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((JOY SUTTON: TERRI WAS A GRADUATING SENIOR HERE AT PULASKI COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL. SHE WAS JUST WEEK FROM GRADUATION. SHE WOULD'VE BEEN THE FIRST EVER IN HER FAMILY TO GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL...JOY SUTTON, NEWS-7, PULASKI))
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Charges against Kenneth Worley include reckless use of a firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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A mother, grandmother and three children were killed trying to flee Kosovo this morning.
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The refugees were driving toward Albania when their car hit a land mine.
They were just 20 yards from the border. [from package]
Meanwhile... NATO's latest round of bombing targeted an oil refinery in the Yugoslav town Novi Sad (NOH-vee-sad). [from 6:05:30 -- Rather story]
CBS News anchor Dan Rather has been covering the war from Belgrade...
A part of the world, he reports, that is getting used to the daily routine of war.
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((DAN RATHER/CBS NEWS: EVERY DAY THE MISERY HAS GROWN ... COLUMNS OF INCONSOLABLE GRIEF. EACH DAY HAS SEEMED AS BAD AS IT CAN GET, UNTIL THE NEXT HAS PROVED THAT IT CAN ALWAYS GET WORSE.))
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[5:46:30]
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Protesters calling for an end to the bombings took to the streets of Manhattan this weekend.
This, after NATO acknowledged some of its bombs killed civilians.
The air raids have been occuring daily since March 24th.
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The nation's first nuclear waste dump is officially open for business.
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U-S Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson led festivities in Carlsbad, New Mexico this weekend....
Accompanied by a marching band, welcoming trucks carrying barrels of radioactive waste.
The dump is designed to handle clothing and tools contaminated with plutonium.
Waste is buried deeper than two-thousand feet underground.
Environmental groups have been trying to stop the site from opening for 25-years.
They still have lawsuits filed in federal court.
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S-O-L testing is only a few weeks away, so some local teachers are taking extra measures to prepare their students.


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After realizing that many Virginia students scored below average in Social Sciences, the teachers at Raleigh Court Elementary School got together to create a website with practice S-O-L questions.
The site contains questions for students of all ages on a variety of subjects.
The website not only prepares children for the tests but helps on an everyday learning basis.
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(KEVIN SPENCER/WEBMASTER: A CHILD THAT I THINK MIGHT HAVE DIFFICULTY IN A CERTAIN AREA WHETHER IT BE MATH OR SOMETHING,

THEN I WOULD BE ABLE TO SAY GO ON HERE AND SPEND SOME TIME ON THE MATH WEBSITE OR GO TO A MATH TEST FOR A CERTAIN GRADE LEVEL.)
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If you would like to log onto the Raleigh Court Elementary S-O-L test website just click on our web watch at wdbj7.com.
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Still to come on News 7.......

In sports,
Jimmy Hensley wins the Napa 250

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and in the week's Virginia Profiles, Teresa Hamilton tells us about two volunteers who put their lives on the line to save a stranger.


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Each day, countless rescue volunteers come to the aid of complete strangers while putting their own lives on the line.
Two Blacksburg men were recently awarded for their efforts in the aftermath of a multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 81.
Teresa Hamilton has their story in the latest installment of our special series, Virginia Profiles.

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The Blacksburg Rescue Squad is one place you'll routinely find Chris Schultz and Mike Kirk.
The pair also belong to the Civil Air Patrol.
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((CAPT. MIKE KIRK/CIVIL AIR PATROL: IT'S SORT OF BEEN INSTILLED IN ME, MY MOM'S AN RN AND MY DAD'S BEEN IN THE MEDICAL PROFESSION, THINGS LIKE THAT, AND I'VE ALWAYS BEEN TAUGHT TO VALUE LIFE, ABOVE EVERYTHING ELSE.))
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It's a lesson, Kirk and Schultz would put to the test last fall.
On their way home from a rescue convention, the two stopped at a convenience store.
While waiting for Schultz, Kirk heard rescuers being dispatched to an accident on Interstate 81, near Ironto.
They were only a couple of miles from the scene.
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((MIKE KIRK:AS WE GOT CLOSER TO THE ACCIDENT SCENE, WE COULD ACTUALLY SEE FLAMES SHOOTING 150- TO 200 FEET UP IN THE AIR AND I KNEW THEN THAT IT WAS PROBABLY GOING TO BE PRETTY BAD.))
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Kirk's instinct was right.
A tractor trailer had crashed and was in flames.
The two were among the first to reach the badly injured driver.
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[IN Q= The cuffs]

((MIKE KIRK: THE CUFFS OF HIS PANTS WERE STILL SMOLDERING AND YOU COULD SEE EMBERS GLOWING AND SO WE CUT THOSE OFF OF HIM.))
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((CHRIS SCHULTZ/CIVIL AIR PATROL: I REMEMBER PRAYING WITH HIM BECAUSE HE WAS A VERY DEVOUT MAN AND HE WAS ASKING WHY THIS HAPPENED TO HIM, WHY IT HAPPENED, I JUST REMEMBER TELLING HIM TO STAY STRONG AND YOU KNOW, THE GOOD LORD WILL PROVIDE FOR YOU.))
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The driver suffered second and third degrees burns but survived.
Schultz and Kirk say looking back they realize they put themselves at risk, by being so close to the burning vehicles.
But both say they'd do it again and their devotion hasn't gone unnoticed.
Last month, they were each awarded a bronze medal of valor from the Civil Air Patrol.
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((CHRIS SCHULTZ: IT'S SOMETHING I'M VERY VERY PROUD OF AND I THINK, IT REFLECTS, THAT AWARD REFLECTS, ALL THE THINGS PEOPLE DO ON A DAILY BASIS, IT'S JUST THAT THEY CHOSE TO RECOGNIZE US.))
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((MIKE KIRK: BEING A MEMBER FOR 16- YEARS I'VE GOT A LOT OF AWARDS AND WHAT WE CALL WALLPAPER BUT THIS IS DEFINITELY NOT WALLPAPER TO ME, IT HAS A SPECIAL PLACE ON MY WALL IN MY HOUSE AND EVERY TIME I LOOK AT IT REMINDS ME WHY I'M HERE, WHY I DO THE JOB I DO.))
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The Civil Air Patrol hands out just ten such awards, each year. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Blacksburg. ))




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When the Goody's Body Pain 500 gets started later this afternoon Jeff Gordon will be after his 45th career win.
Ever since he arrived on the NASCAR scene he has seemingly been playing games with the competition.
But Mike Stevens says now Gordon is giving everyone a chance to play games with him.
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If you are a fan of the Looney Tunes characters the United States Postal Service has something for you..
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The Postal Service and Warner Brothers teamed-up with Walmart to launch the new "Daffy Duck" stamp yesterday.
Daffy Duck now joins the Looney Tunes stamp collection...which already includes Bugs Bunny, Sylvester and Tweety. (------------) Walmart will now become the retail headquarters for custom Looney Tunes stamp products.