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Heading for a hot weekend and not many chances for rain. The 90 degree plus forecast coming up.

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In Health News, Senate Republicans pass their version of the Patients' Bill of Rights, but the white House is far from pleased.
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and we'll see how a simple approach is helping Stutterers overcome their speech problems.
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For the fifth time this year- a murder in Roanoke.
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It happened late last night...
And police say it's the first homicide this year that did not start as a domestic dispute.
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Scott Goldberg is in our newsroom tonight with the details.
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His friends say 18-year-old Victor Anderson was shot and killed by someone he'd been fighting with a few weeks ago.

It happened at an apartment complex where residents say gunfights are not rare.
Today they pleaded for help ... asking police to put and end to gun violence in their neighborhood.
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They told police they knew who shot and killed 18-year-old Victor Anderson...
But most residents of Brightwood Manor were afraid to talk on camera ...
Some worried the next bullet fired through the apartment complex might be aimed at them.
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((ANDREA HOLLINGHEAD: I HEAR GUN SHOTS ALMOST EVERY DAY.))
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Andrea Hollinghead said it didn't really surprise her to find someone shot in the head, bleeding to death on the sidewalk ... because guns are a part of life at this complex.
She and her neighbors want someone to do something to take guns out of criminals' hands.
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((ANDREA HOLLINGHEAD: GO PLACE TO PLACE, HAVE PEOPLE CHECK THEM, TAKE ALL THEIR GUNS, MELT THEM OR DO SOMETHING OS THERE COULD BE NO MORE VIOLENCE IN THE COMMUNITY.))
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Of the five murders in Roanoke this year, this was the second involving a gun.
Police say they have good information from witnesses and are now looking for the man who shot Anderson.
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Jean.

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Lynchburg police have arrested a man for a weekend murder-
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The victim was 26-year old Morris Anthony- He was killed Sunday night when a gunman burst into this home on Stuart Street and shot him several times.
It happened in front of a woman and her eight-year old son.
Late yesterday, Lynchburg police charged 24-year old Norman Douglas White with murder.
White was already in custody in Culpeper County on forgery charges.
He remains held there without bond.
Authorities say the killing stemmed from a dispute over drugs and money.
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It's called mudbog racing- but something went terribly wrong at a race in Indiana-
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The driver lost control of the mud bog racer when he was traveling between 50 and 70 miles an hour-
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((NAT SOUND OF CAR TAKING OFF AND CRASHING. ANNOUNCER: WE NEED FIRE TRUCKS OVER HERE IMMEDIATELY. PLEASE STAY BACK.))
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The vehicle struck a tree and ripped through a wooden fence- hitting three teenage girls-
One was killed- two others are critically hurt.
The driver survived- he's was treated and released from the hospital.
During mud bog racing, contestants drive through a mud pit 120 feet long.
Authorities say the vehicles throttle or accelerator was stuck.
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It was 30-years ago today that Apollo two lifted off for the moon-
As Lisa Hughes reports the anniversary comes on the brink of another historic mission.
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((
July 16, 1969. Three astronauts rocketing toward the heavens_in the first manned moon launch in history.

(ONE SMALL STEP FOR MAN. ONE GIANT LEAP FOR MANKIND)


Astronaut Neil Armstrong took that first step.

(TRAINQUILITY TO BASE_THE EAGLE HAS LANDED. )


Man had made it. Even Walter Cronkite was speechless. WHEW_BOY_Cronkite Giggles Buzz Aldrin/Apollo 11 Astronaut: I THINK THAT ECHOED THE EMOTION OF EVERYONE WHO HAD A SENSE OF INVOLVEMENT IN THIS. AND THEY WILL REMEMBER THAT FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIVES. Visitors at the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum remember it well. Nancy DePalma/Kensington, CT, IT WAS SUCH A MIXTURE OF FEELINGS_NOT ONLY EXCITEMENT. BUT MY GOD_REALLY LIVING THROUGH A PIECE OF HISTORY THAT YOU'RE GOING TO REMEMBER. The Apollo 11 launch inspired Joe Taylor. He knew he had to fly. He grew up and became a pilot. Joe Taylor/Apex, NC, I REMEMBER LOOKING UP AT THE MOON AND THINKING- MY GOD THERE'S SOMEBODY WALKING ON IT. : Lisa Hughes/Washington, DC APOLLO 11 LANDED JULY 20, 1969. THAT ANNIVERSARY IS TUESDAY_THE SAME DAY THE NEXT GROUP OF SHUTTLE ASTRONAUTS IS EXPECTED TO BLAST INTO SPACE The Columbia astronauts will also make history when Eileen Collins becomes the first woman to command a crew. Columbia will deliver a super-telescope into space_for a closer look at a world the Apollo 11 astronauts saw firsthand 30 years ago today. Lisa Hughes. CBS News. Washington.))
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Up next on the newscast, we'll see how one local school system is doing on meeting the Standards of Learning.
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and a St. Louis man takes his girlfriend to Philadelphia to get their engagement off to a Rocky start. There's no trouble. He's just a big Stallone fan.
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Three Henry County furniture companies are under investigation by the Enviromental Protectection Agency for pollution.
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Earlier this week the EPA filed a complaint against Stanely Furniture for operating a broken boiler that created excessive air pollution.
The EPA said the company was in violation of the Clean Air act. Now two other manufacturers are being cited for similar reasons.
Both Hooker Furniture and Bassett Furniture have received notice.
But many of the companies' neighbors are coming to their defense.
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There's good news and bad news for Lynchburg school students in the recent S-O-L test scores released this week.
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Overall, scores improved in 72 percent of the areas tested for all the city schools.. but NO school qualifies for accreditation at this point.
Educators also blame the decline in math and science scores at the middle school level on the fact that advanced placement students did not take those tests this year.
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((JAMES MCCORMICK/L'BURG SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: WE'RE A LITTLE BIT CONCERNED AT TWO OR THREE SCHOOLS BECAUSE THE SCORES WENT DOWN JUST A LITTLE BIT. WHEN YOU LOOK CITYWIDE, AGAIN WE DO WELL IN SCIENCES, WE DO WELL IN TECHNOLOGIES. WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE STUDENT POPULATION AS A WHOLE, WE DO WELL AT MATHEMATICS AT THE SECONDARY LEVEL, IF YOU INCLUDE THE 8TH GRADE ALGEBRA SCORES.))
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McCormick says the school system is spending another 100- thousand dollars next year to align its curriculum more closely with the Standards of Learning.
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The impact of the Standards of Learning tests- even has the Virginia Bar Association talking.
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It kicked off its summer meeting at the Greenbrier with a seminar on that very topic.
One state delegate agreed that schools need more resources to raise their standards, but he doesn't believe the S-O-L's are way to go.
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((KENNETH PLUM/ D-RESTON: IT'S A CONTINUUM OF STANDARDS THAT SAYS THAT WE TAKE EVERY CHILD AS FAR AS THAT CHILD CAN GO.
THAT'S A MUCH MORE RIGOROUS SET OF STANDARDS THAN WE'RE TALKING ABOUT TODAY.))
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The Board of Education's main message was a call to action.
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((AT THE END OF THE DAY, ACCOUNTABILITY IS NOT ABOUT JUST SCHOOLS, IT'S ABOUT COMMUNITES. IT'S ABOUT HTE PUBLIC AND I HOPE THAT AS WE IMPLEMENT THIS PROGRAM IT WILL BRING GREATER INVOLVEMENT WITH THE PUBLIC. ))
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The Board also urged people to be patient with the S-O-L test as it evolves.

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coming up next, Robin Reed will have our detailed weekend forecast. Stay with us.


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If you're a party animal, we've got a great party with a lot of animals to tell you about.
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Patrick Evans is at Mill Mountain Zoo, where the annual "Zoo-Do" fundraiser will soon be underway.
Patrick, you can not only party with the animals, but party FOR them as well.
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Tonight in Sports, the Valley gears up for tonight's opening ceremonies for the Commonwealth Games. and on Health Check, Senate Republicans pass their version of the patient's Bill of Rights, but the President has already promised a veto.
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plus we'll see how an old technique is helping someVirginians overcome the problems of stuttering.
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The U-S Senate passed its version of the Patient's Bill of Rights last night.
The Republican backed plan regulating HMO's was approved along party lines following a bitter debate.
That sends the political hot potato to the House of Representatives
Bill Plante has more
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For thousands of Americans, stuttering is more than just an inconvenience, it's a disability.
It can prevent them from suceeding in school, work or even socially.
But Lee Cowan reports on a therapist in Norfolk who is having great success.
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FOR STEVE LEWIS_THE GIFT OF GAB CAME AS A SURPRISE. -- AS EXECUTIVE CHEF AT A BUSY HOLIDAY RESORT - (06)

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THE COOKING CAME EASY - THE TALKING DIDN'T. (04)
(( NAT OLD STEVE )) "M-m-m-my n-n-name is-is-is-is S-S-S-Steve Le-Le-Lewis." (10)
FIVE YEARS AGO, STEVE COULDN'T EVEN SAY HIS NAME WITHOUT A STRUGGLE -- HE HAD FEW FRIENDS - EVEN FEWER DATES - AND A LOW PAYING JOB. ALL THANKS TO STUTTERING -- A PROBLEM HE SHARED WITH SOME 3 MILLION OTHER AMERICANS.(13)

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"I really don't want to look back on it too much, because they are really painful memories, they're sad, cause I lost something like 20 years of my life (cries)..sorry." (11)
BUT AN OLD TECHNIQUE PERSISTENTLY APPLIED, TOOK THE PAIN AWAY.
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"If it w-w-w-if it w-w-works then, it will definitely be worth it, it will change my life." (07)
ROSS BARRETT TEACHES PATIENTS LIKE RYAN HOW TO BREAK DOWN EVERY ASPECT OF THEIR VERBAL SKILLS - AND PRACTICING THEM OVER AND OVER AGAIN
-- FIRST SLOWLY THEN FASTER AND FASTER ---UNTIL THOSE PAINFUL AND

CUMBERSOME HABITS, ARE FINALLY BROKEN. (12)

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"In many cases, it's kind of the cork out of the bottle effect. Once you can kinda teach people to be fluent, a lot of things in their lives change." (10)
IT DID FOR STEVE - (03)

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"It's like a natural high, it really is, I like, I get excited, just like right now, I'm like Whew!, you know!" (06)
EVEN IN EXCITEMENT, HIS STRING OF WORDS, NOW SEEMS AS SMOOTH AS A STRING OF PEARLS. LEE COWAN, CBS NEWS, NORFOLK, VIRGINIA.))
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Today in Sports, is the Terminator coming to Roanoke? Here's Mike Stevens.

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good afternoon everyone, welcome to your Friday ticker.
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The 12th annual Jan Tana Bodybuilding and Fitness Classic begins tonight at the Roanoke Civic Center.
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Jan Tana held her news conference at the hotel Roanoke this afternoon in front many of the competitors.
Mychal Turner, Arnold Swartzenegger's body guard, is in town, a good sign for those wondering if Arnold will make an appearance. He has worked with Swartzenegger for 11 years.
The Jan Tana Classic has a special master of ceremonies in fitness comedian Tim Wilkens.
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Virginia Amateur Sports is readying a this hour for tonight's opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Games.
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But the competition has already started. Archery is just one of the venues our photographers caught on tape today.
Tonight at six you'll meet a young archer from the former Soviet Union.
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Basketball is one of the sports with the most competitors. Organizers say 158 teams will be on the courts this weekend.
Softball teams are also app rearing in record numbers.
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The softball competition starts tomorrow and runs through Sunday.

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The New River Valley speedway is hoping for a big crowd tomorrow night as the folks down there prepare to honor the Legends of the Old Pulaski County Speedway.
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This afternoon track officials and top Late Model drivers from this season were giving the track a workout in preparation for tomorrow night's show.
Besides the racing, the likes of the Wood Brothers, Paul Radford, Jerry Cook, and Peaut Turman will be back to help celebrate Legends' night at the track.
I'll have more on this for you tonight at six.
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The Hillcats and Avalanche close out their three game series tonight at 7 at Salem Memorial. Hillcats outfielder Derrick Lankford who ran into the wall and was knocked unconscious last night has a mild concussion, but he should be OK.
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Have a safe weekend everybody. [GO TO BREAK]

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A St. Louis man proposed to his girlfriend today and it was just like the movies.
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That's because Paul Reynolds planned it that way. Reynolds says he is the world's biggest Rocky fan.
So when he decided he wanted to propose to Kara Rufkahr (ROOF-CAR), he knew where and how he needed to do it.
He took her to the Philadelphia Zoo so he could propose the same way Rocky Balboa did to his wife Adrian.
Asking her what is she doing for the next 40 or 50 years of her life, Reynolds gave Rufkahr a one and a half carat diamond.
She said yes. She says her fiance has had her watch the Rocky movies at least a hundred times.
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