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Next on News 7- a civil rights leader in the area has passed away. We'll have a look back at his life.
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and one of the area's largest employers gets a restraining order against its striking employees.
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Showers are on the way LATE tomorrow, overnight the clouds will creep back into the forecast. Details are coming up. Also, we'll mee the man who created "The Waltons".

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A new device is helping doctors diagnose ear infections.
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And we'll show you how to beat breast cancer by buying half-priced designer shoes.
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For more than 25 years, the Reverend Charles Green has spoken out against discrimination and injustice.
But this morning, his voice fell silent.
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Charles Green died at his northwest Roanoke home. He'd been in poor health recently.
Joe McKean looks back at his life.
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The retired Church of God minister served twice as the president of the Roanoke chapter of the N-A-A-C-P.
In the sixties, Green pushed for the desegregation of the city's businesses and schools.
He wanted equal opportunities in the classroom for ALL students.
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((REV. CHARLES GREEN: THERE ARE THOSE WHO FEEL AND I'M INCLINED TO AGREE WITH THEM THAT A SPECIAL SCHOL WOULD BE THE TYPE OF SITUATION THAT WOULD PLACE A LABEL ON SPECIAL EDUCATION. I BELIEVE THAT AND OTHERS BELIEVE THAT EVERYONE IS DISADVANTAGED TO A DEGREE.
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He never lost interest in public affairs.
Green pushed the city to hire more black police officers, in 1962, and drop a sweetheart pension deal for council members, in 1992.
As often as he spoke out, he was just as eager to listen.
During controversies over public displays of Confederate symbols, Green stood with the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
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((REV. CHARLES GREEN: THEY ARE GOOD PEOPLE THEY'RE DOING A GOOD JOB AND WHAT THEY'RE TRYING TO DO IS BRING ABOUT UNITY, WHICH IS WHAT WE ALL SHOULD BE DOING.))
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Charles Green died less than a week after his 75th birthday. Funeral arrangements have yet to be announced. Joe McKean, News-7.))

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A Grayson County man severely injured when a gas pump exploded-- has died.
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34- year old Ernest Wade Osborne was changing a filter on a gas pump yesterday morning at the Flying J- Truck Stop in Wythe County-- when it exploded in flames.
Osborne, who suffered second and third degree burns over more than half his body, died at the U-V-A Medical center, this afternoon.
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A key witness in the Oklahoma Bombing Case will not go free.
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A judge upheld Michael Fortier's 12-year prison term today.
Fortier admitted he knew Timothy McVeigh planned to bomb the building but did nothing to prevent it.
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168 people died in the bombing in 1995. It's considered one of the most deadly acts of Terrorism on American soil.
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Tension is building in Bedford ... where the city's biggest employer is delivering a restraining order to its striking workers.
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Rubatex says it got the order from a Bedford County judge this afternoon.
It comes on the same day the company called a press conference ... showing off bags filled with nails.
The company says rowdy strikers scattered the nails on roads inside the Rubatex complex.
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Rubatex says there have been clashes between the union and replacement workers.
For its part, the union denies dumping nails in the road -- and still accuses the company of bargaining in bad faith.

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((ROY KARENS/USWA LOCAL 240: THEY PROBABLY WENT TO THE STORE AND BOUGHT THAT THEMSELVES ... TRYING TO BLAME IT ON SOMEONE ELSE. ////// JERRY PERDUE/USWA LOCAL 240: MANAGEMENT ... THEY DON'T HAVE THE SENSE TO RUN THE COMPANY, MY PERSONAL OPINION. ))
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Rubatex says it got the restraining order to keep strikers -- and sharp objects -- off public roads inside the complex.
This strike has lasted a month...
And still, no signs the two sides are coming together.
We'll have more on the escalating tension at Rubatex tonight on News-7 at six.
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Next on the newscast, the Grand Jury considering one of the nation's most notorious murders is close to finishing its job,
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Also a local company tells its employees its shutting down, leaving 170 people without jobs.
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On Health Check, a new device makes it easier for doctors to diagnose ear infections in children.
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and Patrick Evans will have a special guest who put Walton's Mountain on television's map.
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Something may happen soon in the Jon Benet Ramsey investigation-
That's the indication today from Prosecutors.
Manuel Gallegus is following grand jury proceedings from Boulder Colorado.
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((THE GRAND JURY INVESTIGATING THE MURDER OF JON BENET RAMSEY IS WINDING-DOWN. AND, THERE COULD SOON BE AN ANNOUNCEMENT IN THE CASE, ALTHOUGH THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY IN CHARGE IS GIVING NOTHING AWAY. ALEX HUNTER, DISTRICT ATTY. My faith in the process has never been shaken.. I have terrific confidence in this grand jury. I have faith in the people working with me on this case. OVER THE PAST 16 MONTHS, THE JURORS HAVE HEARD THE TESTIMONY OF DETECTIVES, FORENSIC EXPERTS, AND OF THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF JONBENET'S PARENTS, JOHN AND PATSY RAMSEY. IT WAS HOPED THE PANEL'S DISCOVERIES WOULD EVENTUALLY LEAD TO AN INDICTMENT FOR THE MURDER THAT HAS DISTURBED THIS MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY.
IT WAS THE DAY AFTER CHRISTMAS THREE YEARS AGO, WHEN SIX YEAR OLD JON BENET WAS FOUND DEAD IN THE FAMILY'S BASEMENT BY HER FATHER. THE PARENTS ARE CONSIDERED SUSPECTS, BUT THEY HAVE ALWAYS MAINTAINED THEIR INNOCENCE. FROM THE BEGINNING POLICE WERE CRITICIZED FOR THE WAY THEY HANDLED THE CASE. MANUEL GALLEGUS: OFFICIALLY THE GRAND JURY ENDS ON OCTOBER 20TH. THEY CAN INDICT, ISSUE A REPORT OR REVEAL NOTHING. IN ANY EVENT, THE CASE WILL GO ON. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS BOULDER CO.))


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A ribbon-making plant in Danville is shutting down and putting about 170 employees out of work.
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C - M Offray and Son told employees yesterday they would be laid off over the next four months.
Company officials refused to elaborate on WHY the plant is shutting down, except to say that they want to consolidate their operations.
The shipping and manufacturing work handled in Danville will be moving to the company's headquarters in Hagerstown, Maryland.
Offray is one of the world's largest producers of ribbons for the crafts, floral and clothing industries.
The plant has been in Danville for 10 years.
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This weekend marks the return of the Valley's longest running fan convention.
Rising Star 8 begins this evening over in Roanoke County and this year's lineup of celebrity stars shine so bright at least one of them has to be called a NOVA. Here's Patrick Evans.
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Jean, Linda Harrison is probably best known to movie fans as the character of Nova from "The Planet of the Apes."

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She joins us now from the site of Rising Star 8 at Glenvar High School.

Linda, did you think at the time you were doing the Ape movies they'd still be popular 30 years later?
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You've had several other roles over the years including roles in both Cocoon movies. Yet, to many fans, you'll always be remember for what was one of your first roles, is that okay with you?

What are you up to now?

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Thanks Linda, Rising Star 8 begins tonight and runs through the weekend at Glenvar high School. They're quite a few celebrities appearing including comedian and character actor Frank Gorshin.
Stay with us, I'll have you complete weather forecast after this break. Then a little later we'll speak live with writer Earl Hamner. [Forecasts]
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Today in Sports, the Hokies of Virginia Tech are preparing for Rutgers. Mike Stevens will have a preview.
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On Health Check, we'll see how leading designers are trying to put their best feet forward to raise awarness about breast cancer.
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and we'll see a new device that is helping doctors avoid prescribing unnecessary antibiotics.
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If you have a small child, you're probably already aware that the occurrence of ear infections is on the rise.
Checking a child's ears can be difficult, but now a new device is making the task easier.
Dr. Deanna Lites has more.
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To celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month 1999 shoppers are stomping out the disease in high fashion shoes.
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Top designers like Kenneth Cole, DKNY, Anne Klein and Tommy Hilfiger are donating shoes sold for half their retail cost with all proceeds benefitting breast cancer research. The Go-Go's are headlining the Fashion Footwear Association of New York's sixth annual fundraiser.
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((THE GO-GO'S: RAISING FUNDS TO FIGHT ANY KIND OF ILLNESS CONCERNS EVERYBODY, AND ALSO QVC HAS MILLIONS OF VIEWERS, HIGH PROFILE, A LOT OF PEOPLE MAY NOT BE AWARE OF THE STATISTICS, YEAH.))
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The shoes will be sold throughout the month of October on QVC. This year, Shoes on Sale is expected to raise over seven million dollars. More than 325-thousand pairs of shoes have been sold since the event began in 1994.
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Good evening folks and welcome to the Friday ticker. The Virginia Tech Hokies are the road for the second straight week.
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Tomorrow night the fifth ranked Hokies take on Rutgers in their Big East conference opener.
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Last year Tech manhandled the Scarlet Knights 47-to-7 at Lane Stadium in late November game. This year Rutgers is a disapointing 0-and-4, even though the team has played much better defense, and been close in 3 of the four setbacks.

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Virginia hosts winless Duke tomorrow in a 1pm kick off.
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One key for the Cavaliers will be blocking former Patrick Henry star and All-ACC defensive tackle Chris Combs.
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It's week number seven of the high school football season and tonight we're stretching out from Abingdon to Appomattox.
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And tomorrow at three we'll have more college action from the SEC as the Florida Gators take on LSU in Baton Rouge.


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And Sunday doubleheader action is on the way. The Steelers look to get back on track against the Bills at one, and then at four - Peyton Manning and the explosive Colts battle the Dolphins.
Take care everybody and have a safe weekend.
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Although the Television series "The Waltons" ended in 1981, the Walton family has been reunited for many TV specials over the years.
Now the man who introduced to the Waltons has a new book out, and he's here in the studios with us today.

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Earl Hamner, welcome to News 7 at Five...
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