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Next on News 7, a jury decides if the Scales brothers are guilty of murdering a man inside a Blacksburg restaurant.
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And authorities say a popular ride at King's Dominion is safe and will be allowed to reopen.
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Thunderstorms drop locally heavy rain again today, and for a change, the water level at Carvins Cove did not fall.


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In Medical news, the Governor says enough of the billions of dollars from the tobacco settlement will go to healthcare.
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Also we'll see how doctors are using lasers to melt your heart.
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[2-SHOT] News 7 is next.[open]
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A Montgomery County jury has reached a verdict in the case of twin brothers accused of murder.
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The jury found both twins guilty of second degree murder. The verdict came down after seven hours of deliberations.
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Teresa Hamilton is at the Montgomery County Courthouse where the past hour has been emotional.
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(rollcue...any real remorse. )
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Teresa will do VO hot from the field.

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Paramount's Kings Dominion is NOT responsible for the roller coaster death of a New York man on Monday.
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The Shockwave roller coaster re-opened today.
The Hanover County Sheriff's Department says the ride is safe enough-- when riders behave.
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((CAPT. DAVID HINES/HANOVER CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: MR. FAN HAD PARTIALLY REMOVED HIMSELF FROM THE SAFETY RESTRAINTS...THROWN FROM THE CAR.))
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The Sheriff's Department based its conclusions on witness interviews, and its own test of the restraint system.

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Hurricane Dennis is still far enough off the U-S coastline that it's not affecting our weather, but close enough to cause concern up and down much of the east coast. Bobbi Harley reports from Cocoa Beach, Florida.
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(( FROM FLORIDA AND UP THE ATLANTIC COAST TO THE CAROLINAS....PEOPLE ARE WATCHING AND WAITING.
WAITING TO SEE WHAT COURSE HURRICANE DENNIS AND ITS POWERFUL WINDS WILL TAKE.

SOT: JERRY JARRELL/DIR., NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER

"WHAT WE THINK IT'S GOING TO DO IS MOVE UP LIKE SO AND THEN TURN NORTH TOWARDS THE COAST, SOMEWHERE BETWEEN SOUTH CAROLINA AND NORTH CAROLINA."
RIGHT NOW, DENNIS IS CLOSEST TO THE BAHAMAS... WHERE OFFICIALS HAVE ISSUED A HURRICANE WARNING AND SOME TOURISTS ARE HEADING HOME.

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"IT'S SCARY TO BE HERE AN EXTRA DAY, WE WERE SUPPOSED TO LEAVE TOMORROW, BUT WE WANT TO GET OUT OF HERE EARLY."
WHILE U.S. FORECASTERS ARE PARTICULARLY CONCERNED ABOUT THE CAROLINAS..IT LOOKED LIKE JUST ANOTHER SUMMER DAY ON WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH.
THAT WASN'T THE CASE, ONE YEAR AGO.

(NATZ OF BONNIE, AUG. 26,1998)


THAT WAS THE DAY HURRICANE BONNIE LEFT HER CALLING CARD....THE THIRD BIG STORM TO HIT THE AREA IN ONLY THREE YEARS.
NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENTS ARE OF COURSE HOPING THEIR HURRICANE QUOTA HAS BEEN FILLED, BUT DENNIS IS NOT THE ONLY STORM FORECASTERS ARE TRACKING.
EMILY AND CINDY ARE BOTH CHURNING IN THE ATLANTIC. CINDY DOESN'T APPEAR TO BE A THREAT TO LAND, BUT FORECASTERS SAY, PEOPLE IN THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN SHOULD KEEP A CLOSE EYE ON EMILY.))
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Coming up a next on the newscast, the father of a young man injured in an accident yesterday wants to find a way to make local roads safer for school children,
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and the verdict is in on the man accused of killing a fellow guest from the Jenny Jones show.
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A raging fire made quick work of a trailer home in Botetourt County.
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Firefighters say there was nothing left but metal scraps when they got there.
The home at 507 McFalls Road was the only one involved ...
But smoke covered the Blue Ridge area of Botetourt County.
Firefighters don't know how the fire started.
A woman who owned the home said her daughter and three grandchildren lived there ... but they weren't in town today.

No people or pets were injured.
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As a boy fights to recover from being hit by a car on his way to the first day of school, his family wants to make sure it doesn't happen again.
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13-year-old Corey Mayo is in serious condition at a Winston Salem hospital with broken bones and internal injuries.
He was struck by a car as he walked on the side of Summit Road to his bus stop yesterday morning.
Now, the boy's father says he wants to see the road that his children travel every morning made safer.
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((REV. JOSEPH MAYO: THERE'S BEEN SEVERAL ACCIDENTS ON THIS ROAD, AND WHEN I PURCHASED THIS HOUSE, IT WAS A CONCERN. BUT I WILL CONTINUE TO WORK VERY HARD TO GET THE THINGS THAT ARE NEEDED TO PROTECT NOT ONLY MY FAMILY BUT THE FAMILIES THAT ARE AROUND IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD THAT HAVE CHILDREN AS WELL. ))
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State police say reckless driving charges are pending against the driver of the car ... 25-year-old preschool teacher Toni Yvonne Craig.
On News 7 at 6, we'll tell you how school officials are responding to the accident ... and hear the Mayo family's message to the woman who accidentally hit their son.

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Blaming the victim didn't work as a defense tactic for Jonathan Schmitz.
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The jury refused to buy his strategy that victim Scott Amedure brought on his own death by humiliating Schmitz on the Jenny Jones show. For a second time, a Michigan jury came back with the same verdict.
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((WOULD YOU PLEASE READ THE VERDICT. SECOND DEGREE MURDER, GUILTY. FELONY FIREARM, GUILTY.))
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Schmitz was convicted of killing Amedure - a gay acquaintance who revealed he had a crush on Schmitz during a taping of "The Jenny Jones Show" in 1995. A guilty verdict in the 1996 trial was thrown out due to errors in jury selection. Schmitz faces up to life in prison.
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This year's drought has made a real difference in the local apple group. In this week's Growin' It Patrick Evans has the short and sweet story.
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Some of the season's first apples have arrived on the city market, coming in from local growers.
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Today's edition of Growin' It checks in on how apple orchards have faired during this long, hot, dry summer, here's Patrick Evans.
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Still to come on the newscast, we'll tell you why one man says the regulation of tattoo parlors should include a spelling test.
In Sports news another NASCAR driver is looking for a new ride.
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and on Health Check, we'll see a new less invasive method of treating heart blockages.
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Virginia doctors and health advocates have their answer.
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Governor Jim Gilmore told radio listeners today he will NOT push for national tobacco settlement money to be spent on caring for indigent smokers with health problems.
Gilmore wants the 40 percent NOT yet designated to go into the regular state budget.
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: AND I BELIEVE THAT WE SHOULD BE ADDRESSING SOME OF THE KEY ISSUES OF THE COMMONWEALTH WITH IT. AND WE'RE GOING TO EXAMINE THOSE ISSUES NOW. MEANWHILE, IN DIRECT ANSWER, I BELIEVE TEN PERCENT OF THE MASTER SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT IS AN ENORMOUS AMOUNT OF MONEY AND WILL DO GOOD WORK FOR ANTI-SMOKING PROGRAMS.))
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Ten-percent of the money is already slated to go toward education to keep children from smoking.
Gilmore's expected to announce plans next week for much of the tobacco money to be used to help pay for new roads.



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Doctors are using a new higher tech way to take care of heart blockages.
It is a less invasive procedure that uses lasers to vaporize clots deep within the heart while the patient is awake and talking.
Thelma Gutierrez show us what some are calling a laser life line.
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Today in Sports, Mike Stevens must feel like a fortune teller as Ricky Rudd, Derrike Cope, and the VMI football team

all want to know what's in their futures.[S5-Rudd]


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Welcome folks to the Thursday ticker that once again is in the fast lane.
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Ricky Rudd the driver of the Tide Ford is losing his sponsorship after this season.
That's not a secret but his plans for next season still are one.
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Rudd has been mentioned as a possible replacement for Kenny Irwin in the Havoline Ford owned by Robert Yates.
That ride is at the top of his list and he also respects the job Irwin has done during his rookie year on the circuit.
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With 12 races remaining including this weekends Goody's 500 at Bristol, Rudd needs to win a race.
He's won at least once in the past 16 seasons and he hopes to continue that streak before the year ends.
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In one other NASCAR note, Derrike Cope the driver of the Jimmy Dean Pontiac left that team today. No word on who will drive the car at Bristol. Cope failed to qualify for half of this year's races.
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The V-M-I Keydets open their season September fourth at Richmond under new head coach Cal McCombs.
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McCombs inherits a team that has won only one game the past two seasons and has not claimed a Southern Conference game since 1996.
So, it was no surprise to McCombs and the Keydets that the team was picked to finish last in the Conference.
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And don't forget folks tonight you can kick back and watch a little football as Jaguars take on the Chiefs at eight o'clock right here on Your Hometown Station.
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And coming up at six tonight we'll unveil the games the Friday Football Extra crews will be hitting tomorrow night, plus Fleming coach George Miller will join us LIVE.
Have a safe night everybody. [take a break]

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Poor spelling has a customer of a New Jersey tattoo parlor feeling like he was stabbed in the back.
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((JOSEPH BEAHM: I ASKED THEM TO PUT A KNIFE THROUGH MY BACK AND THE WORDS 'WHY NOT? EVERYONE ELSE DOES.'))
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Unfortunately Beahm says his attempt at humor is now no laughing matter.
When he took off the bandage he discovered what his tattoo read "Why not? Everyone Elese E-L-E-S-E does?
Beahm wants 22-hundred dollars to have it removed.
The artist who did the tattoo admits to the mistake, but he says Beahm approved the design and is at least partially responsible.
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((JAMES KASTEL-TATTOO ARTIST: HE SHOULD HAVE CAUGHT IT HIMSELF. BUT IT WASN'T CAUGHT. BOTH OF US ARE AT FAULT.))
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Beahm signed a release exempting the artist from any liability.
Still the parlor says it will refund his money and fix the tattoo in about five minutes.
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