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Up next on NEWS 7 at Six:

A wreck is tying up holiday traffic on the Interstate. We've got a live report.
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And the heat affects zoo animals, too. We'll see how they're coping at Mill Mountain Zoo.
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In sports, Highlights from a couple of afternoon baseball games Dale Jarrett pads his lead in the Winston Cup Points race.
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And the United States and China will meet in the final of the World Cup Soccer Championship.
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Records don't stand a chance when temperatures reach the century mark. And mandatory water restrictions in Roanoke are just around the corner. [open]
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Traffic problems plagued holiday drivers on Interstate 81 for much of the afternoon.
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Eric Earnhart is on the road In Montgomery County, where traffic is moving ... sometimes.
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[Drowning]


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They discovered a drowning victim in the New River today.
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A man's body was found under water just over an hour ago in Giles County, just north of the Montgomery County line.
The discovery came about two hours after searchers were called out.
No official word yet on the man's identity or what led to the drowning.
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On most hot days, we're here to tell you: "well, it really didn't get that hot."
Not so, this time. It's officially hot!
Here's Meteorologist Robin Reed.

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The recent heat wave and drought aren't just taking a toll on humans, the animals are also coping with the unbearable temperatures.
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Teresa Hamilton decided to check out the Mill Mountain Zoo in Roanoke to see how the animals there are getting by.
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Farmers aren't the only ones feeling the pinch from this summer's lack of rain.
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Orchard owners say unless they see some significant rainfall in the next couple of weeks, they're also looking at major financial losses.
While apple trees can handle a lack of moisture better than field crops, the end result is smaller fruit.
And smaller fruit ultimately translates into smaller profits.
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((TOM BOMAR/ORCHARD OWNER: TOWARDS THE END, THE APPLES WILL BE SMALLER THAN WE WOULD LIKE THEM TO BE, THAT REDUCES YOUR VOLUME BECAUSE YOU HAVE MORE SMALLER APPLES, THE SMALLER APPLES ARE LESS VALUABLE THEN YOUR LARGER APPLES, IT'S VERY PUNITIVE FROM A FINANCIAL STANDPOINT.))
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Bomar has a half dozen varieties of apples planted on 120 acres at the Mountain Cove Orchard in Nelson County.
He says last month was the driest June on record there, with less than a half inch of rain reported over the 30-day period.
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The old mill may rise from the ashes of a fire long ago. The details are still ahead on News 7 at 6.
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And where are the car tax refund checks? People in one community wait and wonder.
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Residents in Galax are still checking their mailbox for a car tax refund check.
According to the city's commissioner of revenue, the D-M-V is to blame.
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David Hankley says his office forwarded the necessary information to the agency prior to its February 28th deadline.
But he says, despite his repeated calls to the D-M-V, the agency has NOT sent any refund checks to city residents.


To make matters worse-- Hankley says residents who phone the car tax refund hotline are being told that the city has NOT filed for any refunds.
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This week-- Hankley wrote to Senator Madison Marye and Delegate Tom Jackson about the situation.
A D-M-V spokeswoman says the problem has been worked out and that city residents should begin receiving checks in the near future.
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Marsha Ellison has served as Roanoke's School Board Chairman for three challenging years. Later this month, she'll pass that responsibility to another member of the board.
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Ellison won't seek another term as chairman when the board reorganizes in mid-July.
She says she's proud of the board's work on issues large and small.
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((THERE ARE OTHER THINGS THAT DON'T SOUND SO EXCITING, BUT FOR EXAMPLE WE COMPLETED CHARTER SCHOOL APPLICATION.)) ((YOU KNOW WE INITIATED A POLICY REVIEW. AGAIN THAT'S LABORIOUS AND IT MIGHT NOT SEEM THAT EXCITING, BUT WE'RE GOING TO HAVE AN UPDATED POLICY BOOK AND THERE ARE OTHER THINGS OF THAT NATURE WHICH I AM QUITE PROUD OF.))
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The School Board's vice- chairman, Melinda Payne, is expected to win the chairmanship without opposition.
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Even before there was a Graves Mill Road in Lynchburg, there was a place known simply as Graves' Mill.
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The old mill was built in 1774. It burned about thirty years ago.
But now a member of the Graves family wants to rebuild it and turn the site into a tourist attraction.
Paul Graves actually wants to make the grain mill fully operational again.
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Last week, the Lynchburg Planning Commission okayed a plan to rebuild the mill and locate an antique store and specialty shops on the site.
A cottage on the property is the oldest known structure in Lynchburg and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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If you're in search for a true taste of Mexico but can't afford the trip.
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Coming up Scott Goldberg will take us to a restaurant that may be about as close as you can get without going to Mexico.
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On this holiday weekend, there's a Roanoke family living the American dream ... running a Mexican restaurant.
Our resident expert on Mexican Food- - Scott Goldberg says they're adding unique flavor to the city's dining scene.


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It's been open only three months and already has customers saying "yo quiero real Mexican food."
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((CUSTOMER: THIS IS MAYBE MY SEVENTH OR EIGHTH TIME HERE.))
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El Palenque ... [pan from sign to building]
Serving spicy dishes inside the blandest building on Hershberger Road ... [stuffed roosters]
Named after a festival that ends with roosters battling to the death.
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Make no mistake, it's a family restaurant...
Run by Roberto Galvan's parents, who moved here from Monterey.
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Roberto's mom Yolanda makes everything ...
With ingredients she won't reveal.
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Agustin Arellano's employees work at El Rodeo...
Or El Toreo...
Or any of the seven restaurants around Roanoke his family owns.
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He doesn't worry about the new competition breaking up his virtual Mexican-food monopoly.
In fact, he has a hard time thinking of any south-of-the border joint that gives him a run for the money.
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At El Palenque, the Galvans say they're not trying to take business from anyone ... and they know not everyone is going to like what they serve.
But so far, the crowds have been big...
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and, apparently, so has Roanoke's appetite for authentic Mexican food.
Scott Goldberg, News-7.
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And coming up, The women's soccer team is headed to the World Cup Final high lights from Major League Baseball.
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Including the Reds beating the Astros this afternoon to take over first place in the National League Central division.
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The Cincinnati Reds have added to their lead on Houston in the National League Central Showdown series.
This afternoon the Reds beat the Astros 5 to 2.
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A hot day at the park for the match up.
Leading 1 to nothing Greg Vaughn hits a grounder up the middle to center field scoring Michael tucker and Cincinnati took the 2 to nothing lead in the third.
Still in the third, Aaron Boone hits a grounder to short for an infield single Shawn Casey scores the run and the Reds led the Astros 3 to nothing.
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Cincinnati would ice the win in the sixth Mike Cameron hits this two run homer off Chris Holt and the Reds beat the Astros by a score of 5 to 2.
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The Cubs and Pirates would hook up on a hot day in Pittsburgh.
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This lady broke out the fan in the 96 degree heat.
In the bottom of the first Brant Brown hits a shot to right field scoring John Lieber and tieing the game at 1 to 1.
The Cubs would take the lead in the top of the third. Sammy Sosa hits the grounder to Brown at first he throws high to second trying to get the double play a run scores and Chicago jumped out to the 2 to 1 lead.
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Chicago's Henry Rodgiquez drove in a run in the third then in the fifth he hits this solo homer to right field to make it 4 to 2 and Chicago goes on to win the game 5 to 2.
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The United States is headed to the final of the women's World cup Soccer championship.
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Yesterday in California, a near capacity crowd turned out to support the Red White and Blue.
And the U.S. would shutout Brazil 2 to nothing overcoming the pressure to return to the Cup final for the first time since 1991.
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The United States will face China a surprise winner over defending champion Norway in the final.


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The Winston Cup season reached the half point this weekend and with 17 races left to go Dale Jarrett is leading the Winston Cup Points race.
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Saturday night at Daytona, Jarrett took the checkered flag under caution to win the Pepsi 400.
Jarrett has won three of the last seven races and he has 6 top 5 finishes.
He's leads Bobby Labonte by 177 Points, the largest point margin of the season.
The cup cars next stop is Loudon, New Hampshire next Sunday for the Jiffy Lube 300.
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This marks the 50th year the Wood Brothers have been invloved in NASCAR. But Glen Wood was the last family member to race. His grandson Jon has decided a Wood has been out of the driver seat long enough. Steve Mason has more on another racing hopeful.
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((Hes avoided enough trouble to remain in the top 10 in points with one win in his first season at New River Valley Speedway, a track his grandfather Glen used to run at. ((:))
But the Tonka-Nerf number 16 Ford driver' s main advisor is his dad Eddie, the crew chief of the Winston Cup #21 Ci

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Jon has a full late model stock car crew and is headquartered at the Wood Brothers shop in Stuart right along Elliott Sadler. ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) ((:))
The rising Patrick County senior maintains a 3.7 grade point average thanks in part to his other advisor, his mom. ((:)) Wood will be 18 this October, the age when a driver can begin pocketing money from late Model Stock car performances. Steve Mason, News 7 sports.))
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