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A bizarre serious of mis-steps in the city courthouse
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where Monterey Elementary teacher Shane Wolfe was on trial today.. The pending arrest of his boss, the Monterey principal, threatened to overshadow Wolfe's soliciting case.
We'll explain in just a minute on NEWS 7 at SIX.
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AND we'll put a price tag on the city's 9-thousand dollar- a- day water shortage.

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In sports, women's first round City-County highlights, plus training camp news from the Skins and Panthers, and Steve Mason
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visits with Anthony Poindexter who is working on his knee and a contract today
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The heat and humidty remain constant as we endure this July swelter. Be prepared for more of the same through the weekend. [open]
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[Wolfe]


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A Roanoke Elementary School Principal walked out in the middle of a trial where he was supposed to be a witness today. The judge issued a capias for the man's arrest on a contempt- of- court charge.
Monterey Elementary Principal Bill Lalik (LA-lick) started to testify at the trial of one his teachers. But Lalik left while Judge Pat Doherty and the attorneys discussed how much Lalik would be allowed to say.
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Fourth- grade teacher Shane Wolfe was on trial for allegedly soliciting undercover police officers in Wasena Park.
One of the officers testified today that Wolfe asked them for oral sex.
When Wolfe's lawyer called the principal as a character witness, one of the jurors realized he knew the principal, so the juror was excused .
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[SOT 15:57:10]
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((SO I THINK THE CUMULATIVE EFFECT OF ALL THAT IS THE COMMONWEALTH MIGHT HAVE GOTTEN FAIR TRIAL. WE'LL COME BACK TO DO THIS IN OCTOBER.))
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[OUT Q=in October.]
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October 8th is the new trial date for Wolfe's case.
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In the meantime, Principal Bill Lalik will have to explain to the judge why he should not be held in contempt and possibly go to jail.

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The man who allegdly ran the drug gang that brought up to 300 kilos of cocaine to the Lynchburg area, may be released on bond.
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Police arrested 10 of the suspected gang members Saturday. At a detention hearing today, the judge kept most of them in jail.
Sherome Graves, who prosecutors say was the gang's muscle and enforcer, was ordered held without bond.
Three other suspects ALREADY in jail on other charges, will stay where they are.
But the alledged gang leader, Stacey Lamont Hamlett, was granted a 65 thousand dollar bond.
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((TONY GIORNO/PROSECUTOR; PEOPLE WERE FOUND WITH BODY ARMOR, PEOPLE WERE FOUND IN POSESSION OF A FIREARM AND AMMUNITION, THAT WAS NOT THE CASE WITH MR. HAMLETT, AND WHILE WE DO HAVE A CONCERN WITH PEOPLE WHO HAVE A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE, THOSE PEOPLE WERE UNIFORMLY DETAINED TODAY BY THE MAGISTRATE))
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Giorno had requested a much higher bond for Hamlett, but says he believes with most of the gang still in custody, he is not a serious threat to the community.

[Radford-Arsenal]


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A fire today at the Radford Arsenal destroyed a storage building filled with gun powder.
The contents did NOT belong to the government.
The building was rented by a private company that sells gun powder to the public.
An arsenal official says the fire was out in about an hour and that no one was injured.

The cause has NOT been determined.[Maid-Bess]


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More work going to Mexico means more layoffs in Salem.
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Maid Bess said it's cutting about 30 jobs.
BUT those apparel workers have a good chance of getting called back to work.
Maid Bess is shifting its focus away from clothes ... which are cheaper to make in Mexico.
The company will start sewing other products ... like linings for baskets.
In the long run Maid Bess expects the Salem plant to keep all of its nearly 250 workers.
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A portrait of Robert E. Lee is going up again in Richmond. Still ahead on News 7, what opponents have to say about the decision.
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And a champion auctioneer leaves his job ... a new casualty of the growing debate over hog farms.
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The Southside debate over hog farms is now spilling over into the tobacco market.
It pits residents' concerns about hog waste and odor against farmers' worries about their economic future without the option of hog farms.
Marya Jones reports on a Halifax County auctioneer who talked himself into the middle of the controversy... and paid for it with the job he loved.
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When Bob Cage auctions tobacco, it's usually music to farmers' ears and money in their pockets.
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(( Cage is a national auctioneering champion who's been a fixture in the Southside tobacco market for four decades.


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((BOB CAGE/TOBACCO AUCTIONEER: I LOVE SELLING TOBACCO AS MUCH AS I EVER DID.)) [RUNS:02]
But he won't be selling tobacco this year.
That's because Cage spoke out against hog farm operations and angered some local tobacco farmers.
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((STEVE WOLTZ/HALIFAX CO. TOBACCO FARMER: SOME PEOPLE HAD SAID THEY WERE MOVING THEIR TOBACCO SOMEWHERE ELSE BESIDES SOUTH BOSTON IF HE KEPT TALKING.)) [RUNS:07]
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((BOB CAGE: IT'S HURTFUL.)) [RUNS:03]
Cage says he decided to step down after the two warehouses he worked for got calls from farmers threatening to take their tobacco elsewhere.
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((BOB CAGE: IF I'M SELLING TOBACCO FOR A GUY WHO DOESN'T WANT ME TO SELL IT FOR HIM BECAUSE OF MY CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT, THEN I DON'T FEEL GOOD ABOUT THAT.)) [RUNS:07]
Owners from Victory Warehouse and Planter's Warehouse confirmed getting those calls from farmers, but refused to go on camera, saying they were afraid of being drawn into the argument.
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((MARYA JONES/NEWS 7: IT'S JUST ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF HOW THE HOG FARM DEBATE HAS DIVIDED THIS COMMUNITY. TOBACCO FARMERS CONCERNED THAT THEY'RE LOSING A FUTURE WAY TO MAKE A LIVING. AND THEIR NEIGHBORS CONCERNED ABOUT THE QUALITY OF LIFE.)) [RUNS:11] [VERY QUICK NATSOUND WOLTZ HAMMERING 48:40]
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Steve Woltz sells his tobacco at Victory Warehouse. And though he says he wouldn't have boycotted Victory because of Bob Cage, he understands why some farmers would.
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((STEVE WOLTZ/TOBACCO FARMER: HE NEEDED TO REMEMBER THAT HE MADE HIS LIVING OFF OF THE FARMER.)) [RUNS:03]
Bob Cage says he's a friend to farmers and a small tobacco farmer himself.
He hopes that when the Board of Supervisors passes new hog farm regulations, the controversy ...and the bad feelings... will also pass.
And he can go back to doing a job he loves.


Marya Jones, News 7, Halifax County. ))[Lee-Mural]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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A marathon meeting of Richmond City Council last night produced a compromise that will return Robert E. Lee to the city's floodwall.
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Six hours of emotional comment ended with a six to three vote.
Council voted to display a revised image of Lee at the city's Canal Walk, along with some new black figures from Richmond history.
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((TIM KAINE/RICHMOND MAYOR: THE PAPER THAT SUGGESTS THAT WE PULL DOWN ALL OF THE MURALS TO ME, I THINK IT IS OFFERED IN A WAY THAT IS APPRORPIATE AND EARNEST AND SINCERE IN ITS INTENT. BUT I THINK IT'S A PAPER THAT SAYS WE CAN'T HAVE A MEANINGFUL DISCUSSION ABOUT THE HSITORIC FACTS OF THE CITY.))
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The meeting produced a compromise, but no end to the controversy.
After suggesting that the city remove all of the murals, Sa'ad El-Amin told fellow members of council, "we were willing to sacrifice our heroes for healing, and you rejected that."

[Stocks]


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Solid gains on Wall Street today .. after yesterday's losses. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
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Nasdaq climbed 60.
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Record demands for electricity triggered a near shortage of power in central Virginia yesterday.
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American Electric Power says a crisis was averted when its larger customers voluntarily reduced their power consumption by about three percent.
A slight cooling of temperatures in the Midwest has eased the drain on power supplies.. temporarily.
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((LARRY JACKSON/AEP DISTRICT MANAGER: BUT UNFORTUNATELY THEY'RE PROJECTING IT'S GOING TO GET HOT AGAIN TOWARDS THE END OF THE WEEK. AND WE'LL BE WATCHING THAT BUT HOPEFULLY WE WON'T HAVE TO CALL FOR CONSERVATION AGAIN, BUT THE WAY THE CUSTOMERS RESPONDED, I'M SURE THEY'LL COME THROUGH AGAIN.))
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Jackson says should the situation grow critical again, A-E-P may be forced to use fifteen- minute "rotating blackouts" to conserve energy.
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Three men accused of digging up a native-American burial site in Wythe County have been placed on probation and order to perform community service.
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Robert Miller, Arthur Roberts and Larry Franklin were charged with conducting an archeological dig near Austinville without the proper state permits.
Their attorney says the men were not aware of the state law they apparently violated, and thought they were performing a public service with their archeological work.
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The three men must now perform 75 hours of community service.
Authorities say they are working with the Virginia Council on Indians to see that any burial remains are re-inter

red.[Lance-Armstrong]


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A Roanoke cancer specialist is holding up Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong as an example for cancer patients.
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Doctor Lowell Inhorn specializes in testicular cancer -- the disease Armstrong managed to beat. Doctor Inhorn says: though testicular cancer survivability is high when caught early -- Armstrong is an exception to the rule and an inspiration for others.
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((DR. LOWELL INHORN/MEDICAL ONCOLOGY: EVEN FOR THE PATIENTS WHO ARE NOT FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO SURVIVE THEIR CANCER, I THINK HIS EXAMPLE IS A GREAT EXAMPLE OF HOPE AND OF TRIUMPH OVER VERY TOUGH ODDS.))
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Armstrong is back in the saddle again today. After winning a race in Amsterdam yesterday -- the 27-year old is in a race today in Belgium -- another tomorrow in the Netherlands.
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Coming up tonight on News 7 sports, we'll check on the Skins and Panthers, talk with soon to be Raven Anthony Poindexter,
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and check in on the first round of the women's city -county golf championship payed today at Ole Monterey.
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[S-Skins]


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Washington Redskins coach Norv Turner is cracking the whip this preseason and the players aren't the only ones feeling the sting.
This morning he banned TV crews from videotaping the team's training camp practice in Frostburg.
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Turner was upset after watching footage of quarterback Brad Johnson on the evening news last night.
Johnson had knee surgery in May and limped through the team's light practice yesterday morning.
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Newspaper reporters and still photographers were permitted at the practice, which also remained open to the public.

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The Panthers opened practice today in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
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They have again set up shop at Wofford College. New head coach George Seifert has brought in a lot of new talent, including one of John Elway's former backups, Jeff Lewis.
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The Baltimore Ravens will begin training camp tomorrow without
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draft pick Anthony Poindexter. Steve Mason says while his contract his up in the air, his left knee is once again on solid ground.
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The Roanoke Valley Women's Golf Association's annual City-County Tournament began the first of three rounds of competition today at Ole Monterey Golf Course.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


There are 55 entries in the 54 hole-medal play event which is held at Ole Monterey, Hanging Rock and finally at Hidden Valley. Dot Bolling is vying for a record fifth straight city-county title but is rebounding from her last event.
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Bolling is paired with Marilyn Bussey and Valeta Pittman, both solid contenders. Competing against each other is only half the challenge when one considers these ladies will play on three totally different surfaces.
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Bussey is third place after day one with a 74. Janey Cochrane is in second with a 73, and the leader is Dot Bolling at 71.

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Friends and coworkers are bidding farewell to a well known figure within the New River Valley Medical Center.


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[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]


Skip Lamb is retiring as the hospital's Executive Vice President.
Today-- he made his last rounds through the hospital saying goodbye.
But Lamb, who's spent nearly 30- years in the health care service profession, isn't ready to call it quits, altogether.
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((SKIP LAMB/RETIRING EXECUTIVE: I DON'T THINK I'M READY FOR THAT, I THINK THAT WOULD BE GOING TOO COLD TURKEY AND I DON'T THINK I'M READY FOR THAT TO TELL YOU THE TRUTH.))
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Lamb is staying on as a senior consultant for Carilion and member of the Carilion Health System Board.[Close]


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