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Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning.......
A local candidate faces assault and battery charges after allegedly spanking a child....

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[Denise on camera] and the efforts continue today to contain a forest fire in Bath County... we will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.



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Candidate for delegate Al Bedrosian says he was only trying to protect his infant daughter when he gave a 2 year old boy a swat on the behind Friday.
He ended up recieving a summons for assault and battery.
He spoke with Eric Earnhart about the incident last night.
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(( It happened Friday at the Lewis Gale Clinic in Salem. Bedrosian says two small, extremely rowdy children were running in the waiting room. He was holding his 4 week old daughter, when he says one of the children rushed by, narrowly missing his child, and upsetting a jar of candy.

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((AL BEDROSIAN/CANDIDATE FOR DELEGATE; MY REACTION JUST AS A DAD, I JUST HELD MY BABY, AND I GRABBED HIS ARM AND I GAVE HIM A LITTLE WHACK ON THE BUTT AND SAID DON'T DO THAT ANYMORE AND THAT WAS IT.))
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Bedrosian says the child mother became upset and he apologized, and thought that was the end of it. Until he recieved a summons, charging him with assault and battery.
Bedrosian says he'd probably do it again in the same situation...

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((AL BEDROSIAN/CANDIDATE FOR DELEGATE; I APOLOGIZED TO THE LADY BECAUSE I REALLY SHOULDN'T BE DOING THAT TO A CHILD, SHE SHOULD PROBABLY BE DOING THAT TO HER CHILD, BUT I REALLY SHOULDN'T HAVE TO BE PUT IN A POSITION TO DO THAT TO A CHILD. ))
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Bedrosian's political career came out of nowhere two year's ago, and his firm, conservative message almost beat incumbent Dick Cranwell in the last election....
He got off a strong start this year, winning the Republican nomination by an overwhelming margin.
But he says he doesn't care what political fallout comes from this.

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((AL BEDROSIAN/CANDIDATE FOR DELEGATE; BECUASE I'M GOING TO TELL YOU RIGHT OFF THE BAT, I'M A FATHER FIRST, AND A POLITICITION SECOND OR THIRD OR FOURTH OR WHATEVER, BUT I'M A DAD FIRST AND I'LL ALWAYS PROTECT MY CHILD. ))
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Eric Earnhart, News 7))
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So far we have not been able to contact the mother of the 2-year-old involved in the case.
The matter goes to court later this month

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Fire fighters will continue their efforts today to contain the forest fire that has been burning in Bath County since Thursday.
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[Take Pinnacle Map] It's located in the Rough Mountain Wilderness between Griffith Knob and Crain trail. So far an estimated 80 acres of brush, pine, and hardwood trees has been destroyed. Fire officials say dry conditions and lightening may have sparked the fire.
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Authorities say helicopters carrying water will assist fire fighters today.

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The next Halifax County Planning Commission meeting may look more like a county fair.
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The commission will hold a public hearing on proposed new restrictions for livestock farms.
The new rules would address concerns about hog farms in the county.
The Southside Concerned Citizens are planning a rally and march before the meeting, beginning at the courthouse steps.
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[VO] Another group, South Central Agriculturists for the Environment, is sponsoring a barbeque outside the Mary Bethune Complex, where the public hearing will take place.
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The Vice President and Dean of Washington and Lee University's law school has decided to resign. Barry Sullivan will become a fulltime member of the law school's faculty.
Sullivan came to Washington and Lee in 19-94 and during his time as dean he has enhanced the law school's clinical program. So far a replacement has not been named for the upcoming school.

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Still to come on News7 Sunday Morning....... In sports...Roy Stanley has highlights from the World Cup.
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and Richard Cummins will tell us about Greene Memorial United Methodist Church's outdoor concert that's going on tonight...
but first here are the lottery numbers.....
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Local growers are concerned about a jury verdict last week that took aim at the tobacco industry.
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A jury in Miami found in favor of sick smokers who alleged that the five largest tobacco companies knew that cigarettes were addictive and dangerous.
It was the first class-action lawsuit of its kind.
Tobacco growers, like C-D Bryant of Pittsylvania County, view the verdict as yet another set-back for a profession that's been hard hit in recent years.
Bryant is president of the group "Concerned Friends For Tobacco".
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((C. D. BRYANT III/PITTSYLVANIA CO. GROWER: IT JUST CREATES MORE UNCERTAINTY ON MY BEHALF AND MY FELLOW GROWERS, I CAN TELL YOU IT'S THE MOST SERIOUS TIME I'VE EVER SEEN.))
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The recent jury verdict could end up costing the industry 200- BILLION dollars.
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The tobacco industry fought another battle in 1994 that included many Virginia tobacco workers. In this weeks Virginia Newsreel we look back on their March on Washington.
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((About 1-hundred and 70 buses left the Virginia State fairgrounds on the morning of March 9, 1994 headed for Washington.
They were people whose livelihood depended on tobacco.
They included retirees and employees of Phillip Morris and R. J. Reynolds. The companies gave their employees the day off so they could participate in the demonstration against President Clinton's proposed 75 cent increase in the cigarette tax. The added revenue would go to health care.
Virginia's senators supported the tobacco workers.
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(( SEN. CHUCK ROBB/D-VIRGINIA: ALL OF US WANT TO SEE HEALTH CARE REFORM, BUT WEDON'T WANT TO HAVE A SINGLE INDUSTRY BEING ASKED TO BEAR AN UNFAIR PART OF THATBURDEN. )) [RUNS:15]
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(( SEN. JOHN WARNER/R-VIRGINIA: YOU HAVE OUR VOTE. )) [RUNS:03]
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A spokesman for Phillip Morris said it wasn't fair the health care debate led Congress and the Clinton Administration to single out the tobacco industry. The industry claimed that the tax hike would eliminate 90-thousand jobs and the effects would trickle down to the farmers and suppliers.
An estimated 16-thousand people participated in the demonstration.
Most of them were from North Carolina and Virginia.))




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Family and friends said thier good byes to Ricky Byrdsong.
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The former Northwestern basketball coach was laid to rest yesterday in Atlanta, Georgia.
Police say the man accused of shooting Byrdsong was a white supramacist.
Benjamin Smith is blamed with the killings of two people and wounding several Jewish and Asian people in a shooting spree last weekend.
He later killed himself.
Byrdsong is an Atlanta native.
He was shot on July second while walking with his children in the Chicago area.
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Water restrictions have some Roanoke business owners worried.
and 250 new jobs are coming to Martinsville and Henry County.
Scott Goldberg has those stories and more in this week's News-7 Business Review.
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This week on the Review ... could water restrictions in Roanoke turn the tide against businesses that need water to stay afloat?
One man said his pressure-washing business lost 15-hundred dollars in one day because conservation-minded customers cancelled their appointments. [99-20 51:32]
Southside farmers say they're not worried about summer heat smoking their tobacco crops.
The hot, humid weather is helping plants flourish.
So far, farmers say, the quality of this year's crop is better than last year's. [99-15 1:35:20]
Martinsville and Henry County got a nice delivery from the National Catalog Corporation: 250 new jobs.
The new hires will take orders for mail-order catalogs.
They'll start working next month at Patrick Henry Mall. [99-23 at 1:03:59, today]
The Sierra Club says a new high-voltage power line would pollute Southwest Virginia's air.
American Electric Power said that's impossible because power lines don't emit anything hazardous.
A-E-P also said this week the line would carry hundreds of thousands of tax dollars to counties where it's built.
Public hearings on the line start next week. [99-24 at 53:24]
Unions say it sounds too good to be true.
Norfolk Southern is offering union workers summer bonuses worth as much as three thousand dollars if they agree to stay on call 24-hours a day.
The money would buy railroad stock for retirement plans. [DOW JONES PRE PRO]
On Wall Street, it was a record-breaking week.
The Dow's new all-time high is 11-thousand-193.
The Nasdaq's new record is 27-93.
That's this week's Review.
I'm Scott Goldberg.
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In this morning's health check, Can a loud stereo damage your ears?
Jaine Andrews says the answer is a resounding "yes."
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Coming up in the second half hour of News 7 Sunday Morning...... The U-S nets a victory in women's World Cup Soccer...
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and more on the successful mission to get medical supplies to a woman in the South Pole...
we will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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Team USA has brought the World Cup back to the United States.
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The largest crowd ever to watch a women's sporting event backed the Rose Bowl yesterday and a billion more all around the world watched on television.
And some ticket scalpers sold seats for a thousands bucks.
The game ended tied at zero after two overtime periods.
Finally the U-S beat China in a shootout.
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The women are hoping the enthusiam generated from the World Cup will bring about a professional women's soccer league after the 2000 Olympics.
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THe U-S Air Force is heading back to New Zealand this morning after successfully airdropping medical supplies to a woman at the South Pole.
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The mission to the Amundsen Scott research station was designed to parachute desperately-needed supplies to a 47 year-old woman who has a lump in her breast that may mean cancer.
She says she wants to remain anymous.
The South Pole is in 24 hour darkness at this time of year with 85-below zero temperatures.
The crew aboard the "Starlifter" knew the mission required split-second timing.
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5 pallets of supplies dropped by the plane were located within minutes. A 6th was found later.
The plane should be landing in Christchurch, New Zealand, within the hour.
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A Cuban woman is dead after the boat she was on collided with a Coast Guard Cutter and sank.
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The body was discovered Saturday morning after an exhaustive search by Coast Guard officials.
Her boat carrying twelve people was trying to elude the Coast Guard as it made its way to the shores of Florida.
As of this weekend, the Coast Guard estimates that 940 Cuban refugees have been detained at sea and returned to their homeland this year.
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Two vehicles collided on Route 220 in Franklin County sending many people to the hospital.
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Two of the victims were flown by Lifeguard to Roanoke Memorial hospital yesterday.
and Eight others were taken by ambulance to Franklin Memorial.
State police say it happened when a church van filled with children collided with a car.
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((TIM HARRIS/VA STATE POLICE: THE TREAD ON THE RIGHT REAR SEPARATED, THE VAN CAME ACROSS THE MEDIAN AND WENT AIRBORNE AND HIT A NORTH BOUND OLDS MOBILE SHEARING THE TOP OFF OF THE OLDS MOBILE.))
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The van was headed to Danville from a church camp at Hollins college. State police say one of the children was thrown from the van.
No word on the victims conditions.
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The new MegaDome Theatre at the Science Museum of Western Virginia is closed for now.
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The executive director of the museum says the power supply to the facility's new projector has been experiencing sudden voltage losses that causes the projector to shut down during movies. Saturday is considered one of the busiest days of the week where around 1-thousand people check out the facility. For those found the theater closed yesterday, the museum handed out free rain checks for a future showing. Management expects the theatre to be working again this Tuesday.

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Still to come on News 7
We'll talk to Pete Lampman of Virginia Amateur sports about the Commonwealth Games.

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plus we'll hear from a man who works with Millions of bees. Teresa Hamilton talks to Beekeeper Tim nester in this week's Virginia Profiles coming up in just a few minutes, but first if you are traveling today. [Andrew ad-lib into the travel forecast]
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Tim Nester is one man who's truly understands the meaning of "busy as a bee".
The Carroll County farmer raises MILLIONS of honey bees as a hobby.
Teresa Hamilton gives us an up close look in this week's "Virginia Profile".

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Tim Nester probably doesn't have to worry about too much competition in his line of work.
Here on the family farm in the Laurel Fork section of Carroll County he raises bees to market their honey.
And while many of us may consider it a sticky and sometimes painful job-- it's one Nester enjoys.
After all-- he's been raising bees for as long as he can remember.
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((TIM NESTER/CARROLL CO. BEEKEEPER: WELL DADDY, THAT HAS MORE OF LESS JUST, YOU KNOW, HE'S ALWAYS HAD BEES AND I JUST RODE HIS COAT TAILS, YOU KNOW, HE GOT ME STARTED, CAUSE AS I WAS TELLING YOU, I DON'T THINK THERE'S MANY PEOPLE WHO WOULD JUST, YOU KNOW, START OFF KEEPING HONEY BEES.)) [runs 15]
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Nester has around 85 boxes that the bees use as their home.
In each one-- you'll find an estimated 60- to one hundred thousand hard at work.
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The smoke is what calms the bees so that Nester can inspect the boxes.
Now for the answer to another frequently asked question.
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((TIM NESTER/CARROLL CO. BEEKEEPER: I THINK I GOT STUNG ONCE LAST YEAR AND I'VE BEEN STUNG ONCE THIS YEAR, SO, USUALLY THAT'S MY FAULT, THOUGHT, AFTER I TAKE MY COVERALLS OFF THERE'LL BE ONE SOMEWHERE AND I'LL MISS IT SO, THAT'S WHAT USUALLY HAPPENS BUT ID DON'T GET STUNG MUCH.)) [RUNS 15]
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Nester sells the different varieties of his honey at the Southwest Virginia Farmers Market in Hillsville-- where the finished product is a hit with tourists.
He says the most popular kind is SOUR WOOD.
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((TIM NESTER/CARROLL CO. BEEKEEPER:IT'S A REAL WHITE HONEY, GOOD FLAVOR, LIKE I SAID, IT'S A PREMIUM HONEY AND IF NO ONE KNOWS NOTHING ELSE ABOUT HONEY, THEY KNOW WHAT SOUR WOOD HONEY IS. )) [runs 09]
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It's also Nester's favorite-- and if anyone should know-- it should be Carroll County's unofficial King of Honey.

Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Laurel Fork. ))