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Up next on News 7 at 6... the discovery of a body in the street shocks a quiet Christiansburg neighborhood.
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And we'll have the latest from the coast as Hurricane Dennis crawls along.



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In sports, Roanoke Catholic celebrated with a win in its season opener.
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And NASCAR officials say the controversial finish at Bristol last night between Dale Earnhardt and Terry Labonte stands giving Earnhardt the win.
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The latest Hurricane Dennis forecast is coming up shortly-- And we'll look at why Dennis probably won't affect our weather.

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Mandatory evacuations are in effect along much of the coastal Carolina's. But the latest projections show the eye of Hurricane Dennis may never come ashore.
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Ellen Qualls is in Wrightsville Beach North Carolina tonight with the latest.
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Christiansburg Police say a motorist discovered the body lying in the street. Residents who live on this street say they didn't hear any noise and were shocked that something like this happened in their neighborhood.
Joy Sutton has details.
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(( A trace of blood remains on North Harless Street where a man's body was found.
It happened a few feet away from Clara Hopkins House.
She says no one in her family heard any noise but woke up to find police lights flashing outside their windows.
Hopkins says she was surprised to see a covered body lying in the street.
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((CLARA HOPKINS:IT'S SO UNUSUAL BECAUSE, I THOUGHT THIS HAS BEEN THE QUIETEST STREET AROUND HERE))
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Hopkins says her son John went outside to get a closer look at the body.
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John says the trail of blood down the street makes him believe the man may have been hit and dragged by a vehicle.

He says someone may be trying to change the quiet reputation of this neighborhood.
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((JOHN HOPKINS: IT'S LIKE SOMEONE IS TRYING TO TELL US SOMETHING, THIS NEIGHBORHOOD MAY BE QUIET. BUT THERE IS PEOPLE IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD WHO DON'T WANT IT QUIET))
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The Hopkins family says they hope authorities will find whoever is responsible for this incident.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Christiansburg.))
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A 22- year old Wytheville man is facing murder charges today.
Jason Sanders Wolfe, of Route 4, was arrested after police answered a disturbance call in the Stony Fork area of Wytheville and discovered a victim, who apparently died from trauma to the head. The victim's name is being held until the family can be notified.
Wolfe is being held a the New River Regional Jail without bond.



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It's been a week since the murder of 19 year -old Prentice Jordan at Easley's Restaurant.
And Roanoke City Police are still searching for the prime suspect ...
... 23 year-old Timothy Buford.
Police say Buford is armed and dangerous.
Authorities have received information that he has made threats to kill other people including himself.
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Police are asking anyone with information on Buford's whereabouts to call the Roanoke City Crime Line at 344-8500.



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Jefferson Street in downtown Roanoke was blocked off for several hours today while changes were being made for Bank of America's Debut tomorrow.
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The 10 Nations Banks in Roanoke will now officially become the Bank of America.
New signs went up throughout the city to show the change in names due to a merger between NationsBank and the BankAmerica Corporation.
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If you can't get enough of those salty and crunchy snack foods
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then coming up in Webwatch see a sight that may help you with your addictions to these foods.
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Doctors rate the quality of medical information online.
And are you addicted to the internet?
Find out in this week's WebWatch.
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Researchers at the University of Michigan looked for online information about one particular form of cancer... and found many sites listing experimental treatment... six percent were misleading or completely wrong.
Doctors conclude patients CAN find good medical information online, if they use caution.

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((DR. SYBIL BIERMAN/UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN CANCER CENTER; OVERALL WE FOUND IT WAS PRETTY GOOD INFORMATION, HOWEVER WE FOUND SOME SERIOUS MIS-INFORMATION ON THE INTERNET THAT COULD BE QUITE SCARY TO PARENTS OF PATIENTS WHO HAD THIS PARTICULAR CANCER.))

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Are you addicted to the internet? You can find out, online. The Center for On Line Addiction has an internet addiction test that will tell you if you've got a problem... if you do, they'll tell you how to get help.

If you're addicted to snack-food, this site could be a problem... snax-dot-com devoted to all things salty and crunchy.... check out the recipe page... make some potato-chip chicken, or potato chip and pretzel pie. And visit the history site and pay homage to the inventer of the chip... a New York cook who discovered them while playing a joke on a grumpy customer.

Burn off those calories with a little safari... At Africa-Dot-Com, journey through a huge photo-gallery, filled with breathtaking images, check out a live view of Capetown's Table Mountain, or hit the map and plan a real safari.

For links to these sites, click on WebWatch on the WDBJ website, at WDBJ-seven-dot-com.))


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Changes at a Roanoke medical group brought a letter from one of our viewers this week.
Here's assignment editor Joe McKean, with News-7's Feedback.
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((The doctors at Carilion Internal Medicine are leaving, one telling us he was forced to leave. Carilion said this wasn't "an adversarial process", that the company is just trying to keep up with changes in healthcare administration.
A viewer from Hardy [J. Gordon] wrote:
"The recent dismissal of the doctors at Internal Medicine has just left me completely bewildered. We, as the public, are expected to pay (high) prices for health care to Carilion and all like it. These doctors were released because they made the ill fated mistake of spending too much time with their patients. When I am Ill, I want my doctor's full attention. Yes, it may take longer because he or she is spending that same quality time with the patient before me, but I know that my time is coming...To the giants of Carilion, I ask you, what will you think when this happens to you or your loved one?"
We welcome your comments on our news coverage or issues of public concern and interest.
Send your letters to News-7, P.O. Box 7, Roanoke, 24022-0007.
If you prefer to send a fax, the number is 540-343-7269.
Our e-mail address is news@wdbj7.com.
And be sure to check out our moderated on-line forum at our web site, wdbj7.com.
Joe McKean, News-7. ))


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Still to come on News 7..
As presidential hopefuls prepare to take off for the campaign trail, we will look back on a time when..
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Cash didn't pay off for a well known Presidential candidate over a decade ago.
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We're on the campaign trail with Al Gore in this week's Virginia Newsreel.
He made a stop in Roanoke more than 10 years ago while campaigning for president.
Keith Humphry has more.
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(( [Hello I'm Al Gore]
Democratic Presidential candidate Al Gore's campaign train rolled into Roanoke February 12th, 1988. He heard kind words from the national co-chairman of his campaign, Virginia Attorney General Mary Sue Terry. He also got a key to the city from Roanoke mayor, Noel Taylor.
But Gore hoped a little "Cash" would influence Roanoke voters in 1988... Johnny Cash that is. The event attracted a large crowd at the transportation museum in Downtown Roanoke . Al Gore said Cash was his philosophical soul mate.
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At the time, Senator Gore's wife, Tipper, lead an effort to clean up the music industry. She probably would have frowned on some of Cash's early songs. The music had some raunchy lyrics, but Cash said he hadchanged his tune.
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Gore didn't win the presidential nomination in 1988, though his political prospects continued to grow.
He's been Vice President since 1993 and now he's back in the presidential contest for the year 2000.
That's Virginia Newsreel, I'm Keith Humphry.))








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And coming up in sports, It's a big day in Major league baseball Dale Jarrett holds on to his lead in the Winston Cup Points race.
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And Roanoke Catholic gives Paul Moyer his first win as a head coach.
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The crowd didn't like the finish and they booed Dale Earnhardt as he made his way to Victory Lane.
But after reviewing the videotape of the collision between Earnhardt and Terry Labonte NASCAR officials elected to let the race results stand. Earnhardt is the Goody's 500 winner.
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Earnhardt and Labonte battled over the final 20 laps and Labonte would pass Earnhardt with several to go.
But as he tried to get by Labonte on the white flag lap Earnhardt tapped him in the rear Labonte losing control and Earnhardt slips under him taking the checkered flag for the win in the Goody's 500.
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Dale Jarrett's string of 19 consecutive top 10 finishes, three short of the modern era Winston Cup record, came to an end.
Jarrett lost control of his ford coming out of turn two and went into a spin creating a seven car pileup. Jarrett finished 38-th [PINNACLE BOARD]
Jarrett's point lead was cut from 314 to 213 with his 38-th place finish with 11 races remaining on the schedule.
Bobby Labonte is third, Jeff Gordon fourth and Tony Stewart fifth.


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Paul Moyer gets a win in his first game as a head coach Roanoke Catholic routing Massanutten 61 to 8.
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Moyer checking the action from the sideline in the second quarter.
Already up 27 to nothing Donnell Priest would add to that lead as he keeps it and scores up the middle on the run and its 34 to nothing Catholic at the half.
Then in the second half off the kickoff Massanutten will take the squid kick to the right runner gets hit and fumbles the ball and Catholic's Ryan Johnson picks up the rock and runs it in for the touchdown.
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Any thoughts Massanutten had of a comeback were stopped when Eugene Leftwich takes the handoff to his right and makes the score 61 to 8 giving Moyer that first win at Catholic.
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Albert Belle hit four doubles to lead the Baltimore Orioles to an 11 to 4 win over the Detroit Tigers.
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Cal Ripken exchanging the lineup card for his last game at Tiger Stadium.
The Orioles took the lead in the top of the first. Jeff Conine takes this pitch deep to left centerfield for a two run homer and a 3 to nothing Baltimore lead.
The Tigers would answer in the fifth. Damion Easley sends this pitch to deep right centerfield for a two run homer and Detroit cut the lead to 3 to 2.
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Belle's fourth double of the day came in the top of the 8-th. He hits the line drive in the corner of left field two more runs score and the Orioles beat the Tigers 11 to 4.
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In New York, The Yankees and Mariners would hook up in the third game of a week end set.
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The Yankee Players meeting with kids before the games start.
Seattle took the lead in the second. Dan Wilson hits this double to the gap in left centerfield scoring two runs to make it 2 to nothing Mariners.
New York took a 3 to 2 lead until the fifth that's when David Bell gets all of this Andy Pettite pitch sending it over the wall for a solo homer and the game was tied at 3 to 3.
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The Yankees would get the advantage in the bottom of the fifth. Ricky Lede hits this shot over Ken Griffey's head in centerfield he rounds the bases for an inside the park home run and New York goes on to win it 11 to 5.
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A big afternoon of Major League Baseball lets check the rest of the scores.
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