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Coming up on News 7-
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Imagine you need an ambulance- but there are no volunteers available? It's a problem many squads are trying to avoid- We'll have the story.
An airline survey is out. Find out which fared well- which did not.
And it's the buzz around campus- Honeybees invade a dorm.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]

News 7 is next.
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If you depend on an all-volunteer rescue squad, will help be there when you need it? One area city is already running out.
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Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
It's a concern for many smaller communities all over Western Virginia that depend on ALL-volunteer rescue squads.
Volunteers don't have as much time as they used to.
And one community may now have to make some tough decisions.
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Eric Earnhart spent the afternoon with the Lexington Lifesaving Crew today, Eric how are they dealing with the problem? [take Eric Full]
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Jean they say they need help, and it may be the ONLY way to GET it is to PAY for it.
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Adding two paid staff members could cost in the neighborhood of 60 thousand dollars... that money will have to come from somewhere. Tomorrow night City Council members will consider the request as they begin a series of budget workshops.

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It wasn't rescue crews, but firefighters who were busy in Roanoke today. They battled a brush fire that's blamed on sparks from the brakes of a Norfolk-Southern train.
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A cloud of smoke lingered over Shenandoah Avenue between Fifth and 17th streets after fire-fighters contained the flames. They needed about two hours to get the job done.
One nearby building was slightly damaged. No one was hurt.
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Wildfires continue to rage through the Florida everglades- already destroying 90-thousand acres of marsh grass.
The blazes have closed the stretch of I-75 that runs from coast to coast- and are now threatening several major power lines.
Florida's dry winter has lead to more than 2-thousand fires this year- this one so far is the worst.
Forecasters are predicting more dry weather and high winds for the rest of the week.
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Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey

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A second degree murder charge has now been leveled against the Pulaski man accused of shooting a teenage girl over the weekend.
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61-year old Kenneth Whorley was arrested Saturday in connection with the death of 17-year old Terri (doo-na-gen) Duangan.
The teenager was shot inside Whorley's Pulaski home, late Friday night.
Police are still trying to determine what led to the fatal shooting.
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The capital murder trial of Andre Evans heads into day two tomorrow in Bedford County circuit court.
A judge must decide whether Evans killed two men in cold blood, or in the heat of passion.
Steve Smallshaw reports on today's courtroom activity.
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(( Circuit court judge James Updike, not a jury of his peers, is hearing the case against 23- year- old Andre Evans Junior.
His lawyers didn't feel twelve Bedford County citizens could fully appreciate the difference between first degree murder and voluntary manslaughter. ((BUT OUR EVIDENCE WILL SHOW.. ..HEAT OF PASSION.))
Defense attorneys say Evans shot and killed Timothy Robinson in self- defense and then turned the gun on Lorin Murphy while Evans was still out of control with rage.
Prosecution witnesses who watched Evans shoot the two men back up the defense's claim that Evans was not himself that night. ((IT WASN'T THE ANDRE THAT I KNOW.. ...SCARED OF HIM.))
The prosecution will continue with its evidence when the trial resumes Tuesday morning.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Bedford.))

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At least one case is closed for the Federal National Exchange Bank.
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Yvon Vital Majeus (ee-VON VI-tal MAY-juss) pled guilty this morning to the October Ninth robbery of F-N-E-B.
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The 22-year old Roanoke man also pled guilty to counts of using a weapon in the crime and driving a getaway car for a robbery of the same bank on November Second. Majeus apologized to the State and the Country. He is now HELPING the F-B-I investigate the second robbery. Majeus may still face another charge in that case. He currently faces up to 55-years in prison.
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Wythe County is in danger of losing one of its most famous landmarks.
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Sunday afternoon, fire heavily damaged the pharmacy in Rural Retreat where the man Dr-Pepper soda is named after- used to work.
Bill Ricketts bought the property about a year and a half ago.
He'd planned to transform the building into an ice cream parlor and Dr- Pepper museum.
Town Manager Ray Matney says its a tremendous loss for the community.
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(( RAY MATNEY/RURAL RETREAT ASSISTANT FIRE CHIEF: OF COURSE, ALL OUR BUSINESS CARDS HAVE HOME OF DR. PEPPER, YOU KNOW. WE'RE REAL PROUD OF THAT, AND, OF CURSE, THE OWNER OF THE PROPERTY HAD APPROVAL TO MAKE IT THE RURAL RETREAT DR. PEPPER MUSEUM, HAD HAD THAT APPROVAL FROM DR. PEPPER ITSELF, SO IT'S JUST A TREMENDOUS LOSS. ))
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Ricketts says he hopes to salvage part of the building but fire fighters aren't sure that will be possible given the heavy amount of damage.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Forget the apple a day. Still ahead on News 7, could grape juice help fight the effects of second-hand smoke?
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And U-S fighting troops are closer than ever to Yugoslavia, as the president asks congress for billions more to pay for Operation Allied Force.
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((Hey everybody this is Mike Stevens back in the sports office with of news of Kris Hunter's decision to leave UVa.
The Redskins ask Terry Allen to leave town. The Kenyans again own the town in Boston, and we'll meet some winners from teh Scott Robertson and Petty Enterprises later on the Big 7.))
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U-S paratroopers are now in Albania, not far from the fighting in Kosovo.
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[15NA - 15:08:07]
They are the first NATO fighting unit to be sent to the area.
All previous troops had been logistical support troops.
It comes as the bombs fall for 27th night and the president asks for more funding. Lee Cowan has the latest from Washington
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(( (( AFTER 27 NIGHTS OF AN AIR WAR WITH VARYING SUCCESSES - NATO IS NOW CONSIDERING ANOTHER WEAPON AGAINST SLOBODON MILOSEVIC - A POSSIBLE OIL BLOCKADE. JAMIE SHEA/NATO SPOKESMAN: "Our military authorities are looking at what the options are, to, if you like, screw the tap down further."
ALREADY, THE ALLIED AIR ATTACK HAS DESTROYED AS MUCH AS 70 PERCENT OF YUGOSLAVIA'S OIL CAPACITY - HITTING REFINERIES NIGHT AFTER NIGHT. BUT THAT OIL IS BEING REPLENISHED FROM THE OUTSIDE - FRUSTRATING THE ALLIES BEST EFFORTS TO CUT IT OFF. JOE LOCKHART//WHITE HOUSE SPOKESMAN : "It doesn't make sense - re- supplying them."
BUT THE PLAN COMES WITH PROBLEMS - MANY SAY A BLOCKADE COULD BE SEEN AS AN ACT OF WAR - SOMETHING THE U-S INSISTS IT IS NOT WAGING. JAMES RUBIN//STATE DEPARTMENT SPOKESMAN: We think that there are plenty of legal justifications that exist for this action.
IN THE MEANTIME, THE ATTACKS FROM THE AIR WILL CONTINUE - EVEN AS THE PENTAGON TRIED TO CLEAR UP AT LEAST ONE GRIZZLY ENCOUNTER THAT LEFT AN UNDETERMINED NUMBER OF CIVILIANS DEAD. IN SHORT - NATO MAY HAVE MISSED - AND INNOCENT PEOPLE MAY HAVE DIED - BUT NOT ALL AT THE HANDS OF A NATO BOMB GONE ASTRAY. BRIG. GEN. DAN LEATH//USAF : Some reporters have also indicated that the victims in the convoy attack appeared to have been machine gunned, not bombed." LEE COWAN//CBS NEWS: "Efforts to win more support for the air campaign continued on several fronts - the President talked with Russian President Boris Yeltsin on the phone - and U-N Secretary General Kofi Anna will travel to Moscow for talks on the operations as well. So far, Russia remains so angry over the bombings, it plans to boycott NATO's 50tgh anniversary here this weekend." Lee Cowan CBS News, the White House.))
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It's the end of an advertising era -- and health advocates hope the beginning of a new one.
Cigarette ads were banned from radio and TV years ago.
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Starting Friday, they will be replaced on billboards across the nation by health messages.
Virginia's state-sponsored billboards were being printed, rolled, and shipped from Richmond today.
They target teens and merchants with low key messages Attorney General Mark Earley specifically chose to avoid bashing the tobacco industry.
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Here is a tobacco message that's new- Purple grape juice may help protect against second hand smoke.
A University of Wisconsin Doctor says
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a glass of dark grape juice can provide some protection against cardiovascular disease.
Apparently tobacco smoke increases the stickiness of blood platelets which can contribute to heart disease and strokes.
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The juice neutralized the ability of tobacco smoke- to have that affect on platelets.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Bees and more bees ... thousands of them .. make a college dorm their home. Still ahead on News 7, all that buzz is just a few hours away.
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Next, we have the buzz on new jobs, to a county that's on a welcome winning streak.
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[Lotto]
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They've lost hundreds of jobs in the textile industry.
But now Martinsville and Henry County officials are enjoying a winning streak.
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Two high-tech manufacturers say they'll add a total of 30 jobs.
This comes less than a month after two furniture companies expanded.
And these new jobs are the kind of jobs that officials say have drawn local college students away from home and into Northern Virginia.
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((JACK DALTON/HENRY CO. SUPERVISORS CHMN: MOST OF 'EM LEAVE BECAUSE THERE'S NO JOB HERE FOR 'EM, BUT I DON'T SEE ANY REASON WHY A COMPANY CAN'T DO THE SAME THINGS THAT THEY CAN IN FAIRFAX VIRGINIA WITH A WHOLE LOT LESS MONEY. ))
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Later this week Henry County is planning another announcement.
An apparel company is expected to reverse the trend of sending American jobs to foreign countries...and bring hundreds of sewing jobs to Henry County.

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The two-for one pension benefit continues to fuel controversy in the city of Roanoke.
Today, one council member suggested the city deny cost of living raises to some of the officials who receive the benefit.
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The two-for one policy was rescinded in 1992, but members of the current city council say they're still hearing about it from constituents.
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((CARROLL SWAIN/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: I'M NEW HERE. I'VE ONLY BEEN HERE FOR THREE YEARS AND I SAY JUST RECENTLY I GOT ABOUT 20 HITS ON THIS SITUATION. AND WHEN I SAY I DON'T KNOW. I CAN'T DO ANYTHING. I MEAN THE LOOKS THAT I GET.))
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The benefit gave council members and top administrators, two years of retirement credit for each year of service.
Swain wants to know if the city can legally deny cost of living adjustments to employees who benefitted from the policy, and who receive more than 50- thousand dollars a year from their city pensions.
That group would likely include former City Manager Bob Herbert and former City Attorney Wil Dibling.

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U-S Airways is flying high over a new study on airline quality.
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[NO Super]
Researchers at Wichita State University rated US-Airways the best major carrier in the land last year. Just one year earlier, the airline came in last.
The survey of major airlines looked at things like customer complaints, on-time performance, and lost baggage figures. [Take Pinnacle Page] US-Airways is one of the big carriers in our region. Here's how the others fared. Delta came in 4th. Northwest and United were at the bottom of major carriers, at 9th and 10th.
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And he wasn't only former pro bowler to lose his job today.
The Bengals got rid of quarterback Neil O'Donnell.
This despite the fact - O'Donnell threw for 15 touchdowns and just 5 interceptions last season.
He is now 33 years old.
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The Virginia Cavalier basketball team has lost rising senior center Kris Hunter. The 6-11 senior says he wants to transfer.
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Hunter started 19 games last season and was second in the ACC and 8th in the nation in blocked shots averaging three a game. His 88 blocks last year are the most by any player other than Ralph Sampson.
Hunter says his decision to leave has nothing to do with the UVa team. he just wants to be closer to his family in Tallahassee, Florida.
No word at this time on where he plans to transfer. He has one year of college eligibility left.
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This means the Cavs now have two available scholarships. Their main target is Michigan native Lavell Blanchard.

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With George Lynch still out injured, the 76ers are trying to hang on to the final playoff spot in the east.
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They hosted the Knicks tonight and beat New York with Iverson and some defense. First Allen behind the back with the dish to Theo Ratliff for the jam.
Jeff Van Gundy's team trailed at half, and trailed to convert in the closing seconds when it had a chance
[SUPER=32-New York/67/Philadelphia/72;]

to tie.
The Sixers win it 72-to-67.
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The Scott Robertson Memorial golf tournament committee net today downtown in Roanoke to pass out some scholarship money
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at the Patrick Henry Hotel. Patrick Henry senior Ben Hosp received the Scott Robertson Scholarship while Lord Botetourt's Matt Traylor takes home the Eugene A. Hawthorne Memorial Grant.
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The Scott Robertson Tournament, since 1984, will field the top 3 boys and girls players in the world. The event tees off in May, one of many reasons, this group will be the best.
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The Washington Redskins dumped veteran Cris Dishman over the weekend and today they
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cut running back Terry Allen - giving him his unconditional release from the club.
The Skins will go with Skip Hicks and Stephen Davis in the backfield this coming season. By cutting Allen they get rid of the final two years on his $14 oint 8 million dollar contract.
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The Kenyan's continue to dominate the Boston Marathon.
For the 9th straight year a Kenya native won the fabled Patriot's Day race.
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28 year old Joseph CHA-bet won the men's marathon portion after finishing as a bride's maid in the Boston and New York marathons the past two years.
His time of two hours, nine minutes and 52 seconds was about two and a half minutes off the record time due to the unseasonably warm temperatures in the 60s today.
Ethiopians FAT-UH-MUH Roba won the women's portion for the third straight year.
Her time was two hours 23 minutes and 25 seconds.
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Still to come tonight, NASCAR news concerning teh Tide Ride, plus we'll check in with the red hot Petty Enterpirses' gang that is
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on a roll and then some as the circuit gets set to roll into Talladega this weekend.
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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Winston Cup drivers are now turing their attention from NASCAR'S shortest trtack to its fastest as they head from Martinsville to Talladega.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/Yesterday; :00]


Petty Enterprise's hot streak continued yesterday at Martinsville when STP Pontiac driver John Andretti, who had spun out and gone a lap down 49 laps in, made up enough ground to catch and pass leader Jeff Burton with only four laps to go! The key to the win, taking on only two fresh tires during the race's final pit stop. The King hitched a ride with his driver to victory lane after the race.
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Kyle lead the race at one point and went on to post a 10th place finish. The Petty cup cars followed up the first victory of the season for King Richard in the truck series. Jimmy Hensley won Saturday's Napa 250 in the Petty Dodge.
This sudden surge of Petty Power comes less than two weeks after a news conference in Level Cross to address the problems his team's have been having and to announce a renewed commitment to winning. In the last two races since that news conference, Petty's Winston Cup drivers, John I and Kyle have produced a win, a fourth place and two top 10's. And Hensley has a win and a top five finish as well.
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In one other clean up item from the Martinsville weekend, Lowes' crew chief Larry McReynolds has been actively trying to start his own team for next year. He told News 7 sports he tried to buy the Tide Ride just last week.
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A bee-seizing tale is tonight's video of the day-
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It has to do with unwanted roomates- 40 thousand honeybees to be exact-
The bees have taken up residence between the walls of a dorm at the University of North Carolina- Charlotte.
The buzzing makes it hard for students to study.
Today students were evacuated while exterminators worked-
The next problem is what to do with the honey when it melts in the summer heat.
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