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Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX:
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A former deputy to Lawrence Simpson says the Sheriff's cross burning comment was not out of character. The deputy talks- -on camera- -the same day we hear from a victim of sex abuse at the hands of a Christian school principal.
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In sports, The 18th annual Tee Off for Sight tournament hit the links at Hunnting Hills, an Avalanche of baseball fans has been descending on Salem Memorial,
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and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and the entire NFL owners pack gathered in Atlanta today to talk about, among other things, the sale of the Redskins.
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((HARRY SHELTON/FORMER JAIL EMPLOYEE: HE LOOKED AT THAT TICKET AND SAYS ` WELL THIS GUY'S CRAZY, LOOK AT HIS LAST NAME, HE'S A POLLACK'.))
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A former deputy to Lynchburg sheriff Lawrence Simpson describes a department where racial and ethnic jokes have been commonplace for years.
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Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.

[Sheriff-Council]


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Sheriff Simpson is under fire for a cross- burning remark he made to his staff two weeks ago.
Now many Lynchburg residents are calling for his resignation.
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Steve Smallshaw is at City Hall tonight, where Lynchburg City Council was expected to discuss the situation during its meeting this evening.
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Keith, a large crowd of concerned citizens has turned out for this meeting, hoping council members will add their voices to the chorus of people who want Simpson to step down.
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Sheriff Lawrence Simpson says his remark about burning crosses on the lawns of city council members was merely meant to inspire his deputies to fight for a pay raise.. but local black leaders say it signals that the sheriff has a problem.
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((GIL COBBS/LYNCHBURG DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE: I COME DOWN ON HIM FOR HAVING THAT MINDSET. EVEN IF HE USED SUCH TERMS AS THAT AND SUCH LANGUAGE AS THAT IN A JOKING WAY, I THINK THAT'S BASICALLY AS OFFENSIVE AS USING IT IN A MOST SERIOUS WAY.))
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And at least one of his former employees says the remark was typical for Simpson.
Harry Shelton, who spent 20 years in the sheriff's department, says Simpson liked to play favorites, and the black deputies were never considered, until election time rolled around and Simpson needed their help at the polls.
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((SHELTON: THEY WERE MORE OR LESS BUTTERED UP TO DO IT. THEY WERE USED.. THAT'S A GOOD TERM.. THEY WERE USED BECAUSE OF THEIR RACE.))
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Jeremy Cultice says he was just 14- years old when he and a teacher at the Christian school he attended in Radford began a sexual relationship.
It's an accusation that could send Cynthia Carroll to prison for 70- years.
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Teresa Hamilton was in court this morning when Carroll pleaded NO contest to the charges.
She later spoke with the young man who says he wishes he would have come forward years ago.
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Keith, the accusations became public last year when Jeremy Cultice filed a civil lawsuit against Carroll and the Seventh Day Adventist Church, which ran the school.
But until today, Cultice and his wife have never spoken publicly.
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Crystal Cultice did NOT know Jeremy when he was a student at the Three Angels Christian school in Radford.
But she says what went on inside those walls in the early 1990's still affects her husband.
Jeremy Cultice, who's now 21, says he was 14 when he and Cynthia Carroll began a sexual relationship that would carry on for years.
Carroll, who's now 34, was the school's principal and teacher.
Cultice says he knew it was wrong and wanted to tell someone.
But says he couldn't find the courage until last year-- when he finally broke his silence.
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(( JEREMY CULTICE: I HAD RESPECT FOR MY TEACHER, THAT'S HOW I WAS RAISED AND SHE SAID THAT I COULDN'T SAY ANYTHING BECAUSE IT WOULD BE BAD FOR WHAT WOULD HAPPEN AND THE FIRST TIME IT HAPPENED I WANTED TO TELL MY PARENTS SO BAD, BUT I REMEMBERED WHAT SHE SAID AND I JUST KEPT IT HIDDEN.))
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At today's hearing-- the judge did NOT render a decision regarding Carroll's guilt or innocence.
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Keith, that will take place in August.

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An internet toy company is bringing hundreds of new jobs to Pittsylvania County.
"e-Toys" announced just an hour ago that it will base its East Coast distribution center in Blairs, which is just north of Danville.
"e-Toys" expects to bring 330 full-time and 900 Christmas season jobs to the area. The company will open its new facility in July of next year.

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The family of a Montvale man killed in an industrial accident has a theory on how Lewis Wheeler, Junior, died.
In a 10-million dollar lawsuit, they say Wheeler was trapped inside an "automatic press" when the machine went into operation without warning.
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It happened in January at Virginia Forge. The machine had a safety gate.
However, in the complaint filed in federal court today, Wheeler's widow alleges someone deliberately defeated the safety mechanism.
Virginia Forge is NOT among those named as defendants.
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Two Pittsburgh companies and a German firm ARE named... the manufacturers and distributors of the press.[Sammons]


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First Virginia Tech snatched up Roanoke's city manager, now they've seized Franklin County's administrator.
Macon Sammons resigned today from his 73-thousand-dollar a year job --
He's been under public pressure for at least a year.
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Tina Tenret has the latest.
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Keith, sources say county supervisors criticized Macon Sammons' performance starting last year.
Now he has resigned but he will not say whether this was pushed on him.
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Macon Sammons has a new job at Virginia Tech's Center for Innovative Leadership promoting economic growth in this area.
He takes credit for improvements to Franklin County's technology school, Smith Mountain Lake State Park, and Rocky Mount's Main Street.
Also for creating two industrial parks.
But he's also been roundly criticized.
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((I HAD ABOUT FIVE CALLERS SAYING THANK GOODNESS HE'S GOING ... THAT SEEMS TO BE THE OPINION OF CALLERS AND A COUPLE OF THOSE WERE BUSINESS MEN.))
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Carl Simpson called for Sammons' resignation last year at a county meeting, saying he was holding up a shopping center deal.
Sammons will not say whether the board pressured him to resign.
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((MACON SAMMONS/CO. ADMINISTRATOR: I WILL SIMPLY SAY I'VE ENJOYED MY TIME IN FRANKLIN COUNTY. I FEEL WE HAVE GOTTEN A LOT DONE IN THE PAST SIX YEARS. I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO NEW CHALLENGES HEREAFTER.))
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Sammons says his resignation is effective July second.
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The county is now accepting applications for his replacement.
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Toys 'R Us settles up, and Virginia gets a million. Still ahead on News 7, we'll tell you where the money is going.
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And we'll see how one high school is trying new ways, to help many students reach their full potential.
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In many high schools, advanced students and those who are failing receive most of the attention. But what about students in the middle of the pack?
Roanoke's Patrick Henry High School is trying a new approach, to help those students reach their potential.
Joe Dashiell has the story
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The trip to Apple Ridge Farm in Floyd County is the first outing for a group of students and teachers from Patrick Henry High School...
About 60 rising sophomores have signed on for the first year of the ASSIST program. Ten teachers have volunteered to serve as mentors.
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((THESE KIDS WOULD NOT DROP OUT MORE THAN LIKELY. BUT THEY MIGHT NOT REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. THEY MAY NOT TAKE THE ADVANCED LEVEL CLASSES, BECAUSE THERE'S NO ONE SAYING YOU CAN DO IT. SO THIS IS REALLY SO THEY WILL EXCEL.))
Over the next three years, school officials hope the program will help the students improve their academic performance, become more involved in school activities, make connections among classmates of diverse backgrounds.
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And if their first steps are any indication... They're well on the their way.

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It's a one-million-dollar gift to Virginia kids that Toys-R-Us didn't necessarily want to give.
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The toy store settled a lawsuit with 43 different states.
It will pay a total of 50-million dollars.
Toys R Us and three toy makers were accused of conspiring to keep toys out of discount stores.
That took away competition and artificially raised prices.
Virginia's chunk of the toys-and-cash settlement will be distributed to needy children during the next three holiday seasons.
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Internet stocks led the way down on Wall Street today. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
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The Dow reversed early gains and finished down 123-and-a-half. NASDAQ tumbled 73 points.
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Some Lynchburg residents trying to save their neighborhood post office got a chance to air their views this morning.
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About 75 residents from the Rivermont Avenue area turned out for a public hearing on the fate of the Rivermont Post Office.
Postal officials want to move out of their current building and into a nearby commercial location to save money.
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((BILL HUSTON/LYNCHBURG POSTMASTER: WE'RE PAYING FOR 44- HUNDRED SQUARE FEET, WE ONLY NEED FOUR OR FIVE HUNDRED. I'M HEATING AND COOLING AND CLEANING THAT SPACE AND WE CAN'T CONTINUE TO DO THAT. AND HOPEFULLY WE'LL BE ABLE TO FIND A LOCATION IN THE IMMEDIATE AREA THAT WILL SERVE THE COMMUNITY.))
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Huston (HYOO-ston) says there's a chance the post office could stay where it is if a new lease could be worked out with the building's owner.
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Danville residents will soon be getting some new outdoor recreation facilities, thanks to a half-million dollar grant from the Department of Transportation.
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The money will fund a 12-mile bicycle path along the Dan River.
It will also help transform the site of the old Richmond and Danville rail yard into an open-air pavilion for concerts and entertainment.
These plans are just part of a three-point-six million dollar investment to bring tourism to Danville.
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((SHARON CARNEY/DANVILLE DEPT. OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: WE'RE TRYING TO MAKE THE FLIGHT OUT OF DANVILLE TO STAY IN DANVILLE AND WITH THE ADDITIONS THAT WE'RE MAKING, PEOPLE ARE NOW FINDING I DON'T HAVE TO GO SOMEPLACE ELSE TO DO THESE THINGS, I CAN DO THEM RIGHT HERE. ))
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The project should be completed in about a year and a half.
It's the fourth largest grant of its kind in the state.

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the Redskins sale is official, reaction from NFL owners for ya, Dale Junior has a new BUD, try one million of them,

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and the 18th annual Tee off for sight golf tournament proves to be yet another eye opening experience at Hunting hills.
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The NFL annual spring meetings kicked off in Atlanta Georgia today.
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Among the topics, the official sale of the Washington Redskins to 34 year old businessman Daniel Snyder for 800 million dollars.
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Jerry Jones and the wrest of the NFL owners pack were all business, but did reveal some emotion when it came to talking about the Skins and the Cooke family.
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Cal McCombs is also involved in a changing of the guard. VMI's first year football coach
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spoke to the Roanoke Valley Sports Club last night and talked about his first Keydet team, recruiting in state and the support of alumni for the football program.
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The 18th annual Tee Off for Sight charity golf event once again raised nearly $30 thousand dollars today.
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The tournament was once again held at Hunting Hills and the proceeds go to "Prevent Blindness of Virginia."
Sight screening was also offered at the tournament site again this year, a service that has proved to be extremely valuable.
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This year's special guest was trick shot superstar Paul Hahn.
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Hahn showed off a number of tricks this afternoon like driving with a putter and chiping with a special banana shaped wedge.
He also showed off his politician club, which he says - has a pointed head and doesn't work.
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The Winston Cup cars will be back on the track tomorrow night at the Lowe's Motor Speedway at Charlotte quailfying for this coming Sunday's Coca-Cola 600.
Dale Earnhardt Junior will attempt to make his Winston Cup debut in this race this weekend.
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And this afternoon the pre-race hype surrounding this event included an annoucement by his sponsor Budweiser that it is distributing over 1 million cans of Bud nationwide with his car and likeness on them.
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And you can hear much more from "Little E" this weekend as Mike Stevens presents another of our NASCAR 99 specials - a preview of this weekend's Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte. Be sure to join us Saturday night at seven right here on Your Hometown Station.
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Plus, we'll be LIVE from pole night tomorrow night in Charlotte. Join us for LIVE reports on qualifying on News 7 at five, six and 11.

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Game two of the Avalanche/Lynchburg Hillcats series is tonight at 7.
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Through 23 home games, Salem attendance is is up 22 percent. This weekend, the Avs drew nearly 14 thousand, 500 fans and yesterday, over 51 hundred showed up at the yard.
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((DAVE OSTER/AVALANCHE GENERAL MANAGER:))
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Virginia Tech head men's basketball coach Ricky Stokes has named Steve Lytton to his staff. Lytton has served as the head coach at Anderson College since 1985. As a head coach, the 55 year old has a career record of 366 and 240.
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If Virginia Schools don't meet new state standard, how should they be punished?
The State Board of Education wants to know what parents think.
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Jean Jadhon is in the Newsroom with more. [take Jean full]
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Keith the Board also wants to know how it should reward schools that do well.
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They are holding public hearings across the state and tonight at 7:00, they'll be taking public comment at Patrick Henry High School in Roanoke.
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We'll have details tonight on News 7 at 11.[Close]


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