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Coming up on News 7-
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The southbound lane of Interstate 81 near Dixie Caverns is shut down for 30- minutes after a vehicle catches fire.


Two Cuban exiles tell their story of survival off the Florida coast.
And-- we'll head to Abingdon for a tour of the historic Martha Washington Inn.
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News 7 is next.
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[Coast-Guard]


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Sixteen Cuban exiles had their sites set on Florida.
But only two adults survived the dangerous trek from Cuba to freedom.
Tonight they told their story of survival-- in the ocean off Florida's southern coast.
Jim Bergamo has the story.
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[Car-Fire]


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Traffic along Interstate 81 near the Dixie Caverns exit was brought to a standstill for about 30- minutes tonight.

A pickup truck caught fire leading officials to close down the south bound lanes shortly after five this evening.


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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The closure caused traffic in the south bound lanes to be backed up for two and half hours between the Dixie Caverns and Wildwood Road exit.
No one was injured and the driver got out of the truck safely.
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[Bank-Robbery]


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Authorities are still searching for the two men who robbed a bank in Roanoke yesterday.
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The First Virginia Bank branch on 419 was robbed at gunpoint.
Witnesses say a white man and an African-American man- -each around 20 years old- -entered the bank wearing fake beards and blue jumpsuits. When the robbers got to their car, the dye pack discharged, spraying the bandits with red dye. The two men then left their dye-stained clothing behind and fled. The suspects were last seen in a deep red or maroon midsize vehicle heading northbound on 419.
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[Salem-store]


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The owner of the Family Market in Salem didn't want his store to become known as an easy target for robbers.
After a masked man robbed Frank Al- (Her-bish-ee) Hirbishi at gunpoint Wednesday night, Al-Harbishi hopped into his car and chased the man at speeds of up to 100 miles an hour. He followed the robber's getaway car to a local motel. Al-Harbishi then called police, and officers arrested 21-year-old Trevor Carrington and a juvenile female. They face robbery and firearms charges. Carrington remained in jail yesterday with no bail.


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Time now to check in with Andrew in the weathercenter-- some cooler temperatures are on the way?[Oregon-Flooding]


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Folks living along the Oregon coast are recovering from mudslides and severe flooding.
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Dozens of stranded motorists and homeowners had to be rescued after 16 inches of rain hit the area in a 48 hour period.
Animals are also having a tough time. A cow got caught in high water and was swept away for at least seven miles-- out into the ocean.
Several dairy farmers in the area pitched in to rescue the soggy cow.
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[WX1] [11:00pm] [11/27/1999] WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][DuPont-Shooting]


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The heir to the du Pont chemical fortune who was convicted of killing an Olympic wrestler has settled a wrongful death lawsuit.
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The Philadelphia Inquirer says John du Pont will pay David Schultz's widow at least 35 million dollars.
Du Pont was convicted of murdering the wrestler in 1997- but was found to be mentally ill.
Du Pont is serving up to 30 years in prison.
And with a net worth around 250 million dollars, he is thought to be one of the richest murder defendants in U-S history.
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[Clinton]


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On- line shopping this holiday season could exceed nine BILLION dollars, doubling or even tripling on-line totals for the same period last year.
During President Clinton's weekly radio address he told listeners he intends to be among those shopping over the internet for just the right gift.
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(( I INTEND TO JOIN THEM -- BECAUSE ON-LINE SHOPPING HAS SIGNIFICANT BENEFITS NOT JUST FOR CONSUMERS AND LARGE ESTABLISHED RETAILERS; ON-LINE COMMERCE ALSO OPENS A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY FOR LOCAL ARTISANS AND SMALL ENTREPRENEURS.))
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Clinton is urging consumers to use credit cards with on line purchases because they are protected under federal law.

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Thanksgiving is over so that means it's time to concentrate on Christmas. Coming up on News 7 some safety tips with decorating in mind.
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Plus this talent show could help bring a youth center to the area, find out the details after the break.
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[Talent-Show]


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A youth center can benefit hundreds in a community, but to build one it costs money. Tonight at William Fleming High School young people took part in a talent show to help raise money for such a place.
Joy Sutton has the story.
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14 year old Adrian Crutchfield came all the way from Charlotte, North Carolina to play his saxophone in a local talent show.
Crutchfield along with several other performers donated their talents -- to help raise money to open a youth outreach center in northwest Roanoke.
For Denise Smith -- this center is her vision -- a project she has been working on for the past year.
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((DENISE SMITH: I WANT SOMETHING THAT'S GOING TO REFLECT A POSITIVE LIGHT BUT ALSO GIVE CHILDREN IN OUR COMMUNITY A CHANCE TO REALIZE THEY CAN DO ANYTHING THEY WANT TO DO IN LIFE ALL THEY HAVE TO DO IS BELIEVE IN THEMSELVES..))
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The money raised from this talent show will help open the center which will offer educational, recreational and religious activities to inner city youth. .
13 year old Brittany Garrison says this is something many young people can benefit from.
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((BRITTANY GARRISON:IT'S A LOT OF KIDS THAT GET IN TROUBLE GO AROUND DOING DRUGS AND THIS YOUTH CENTER CAN HELP THEM GET OUT OF THAT HABIT))
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((DENESHIA PUGH: A YOUTH CENTER COULD INFLUENCE SOME KIDS TO GO TO COLLEGE AND IT COULD MAKE SOME KIDS THAT LIVE IN THE PROJECTS THAT DON'T HAVE THINGS LIKE OTHER PEOPLE DO IT COULD MAKE THEM THINK THEY CAN DO THE SAME THINGS THAT RICH PEOPLE CAN DO))
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This talent show is the first fundraising effort for the proposed center-- But Smith is optimistic that by next summer she'll have the necessary funds to turn her dream into a reality.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke.))







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If you're planning to decorate and light up a Christmas tree this holiday season -- Fire officials say there are several safety tips you should keep in mind.
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They say this year's drought has left many trees a little drier this season -- making it more of a fire hazard.
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((TODD MAXEY/ROANOKE CO. FIRE DEPARTMENT: MAKE SURE YOU KEEP YOUR TREES GOOD AND WET AND YOU WANT TO MAINTAIN A CLEARANCE AROUND FIRE PLACES, HEATING VENTS, HEATING DUCTS --AND HEATING SOURCE))
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Fire officials also advise using smaller light bulbs on the tree because it generates less heat -- and make sure not to overload circuits.
And always remember to turn off the lights before you go to bed or leave the house.
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Up next on News 7, we'll visit an inn ...
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with enough character and history to bring more than historical events to life.
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This week's "Time Off" segment features a four- star inn that has served as everything from a college to a hospital, with a history that dates back to before the Civil War.
Kimberly McBroom has more from the Martha Washington Inn.
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((It's an instant history lesson upon entering the lobby of Camberley's Martha Washington Inn...
This mural is one of only seven in the world, depicting various scenes throughout American history.
It's that reminder of the past, along with the plush decor, that charms the inn's visitors.
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((ADAIR CHEW/GENERAL MANAGER: WITH SUCH A RICH HISTORY AND IT'S A VERY GOOD INN AND THE STAFF IS VERY ACCOMMODATING AND VERY FRIENDLY. AND IT'S TO ME, TRUE HOSPITALITY WITH THE FIREPLACES AND THE STAFF AND THE SMALL SIZE.)) [RUNS:13]
But it's not just historical events that come to life here....the inn even has its own ghost named Beth.
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((ADAIR CHEW/GENERAL MANAGER: SHE WAS A NURSE, ONE OF THE STUDENTS THAT NURTURED ALONG A SOLDIER AND HE PASSED AWAY AND SHE WAS QUITE HEARTBROKEN OVER THAT AND SHE PLAYED THE VIOLIN, USED TO SERENADE HIM. SO, THE LEGEND SAYS THAT ONE A FULL MOON EVENING, YOU CAN HEAR BETH'S VIOLIN PLAY. )) [RUNS:19]
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((KIMBERLY MCBROOM/NEWS 7: THE BUILDING'S HISTORY DATES BACK NEARLY 200 YEARS. GENERAL FRANCIS PRESTON BUILT IT AS HIS HOME IN 1832. FROM THERE, IT BECAME THE MARTHA WASHINGTON COLLEGE FOR WOMEN, A CIVIL WAR HOSPITAL, AND EVENTUALLY, THE FOUR STAR, FOUR DIAMOND INN IT IS TODAY.)) [RUNS:16]
There are a total of 61 rooms and suites....
Rates range from 109 to 309 dollars a night, depending on the accommodation.
At the top of the scale, the popular Camberley Suite.
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((MICHAEL MCPEAKE/MARKETING DIRECTOR WE HAVE A LOT OF BRIDES AND ANNIVERSARY COUPLES THAT WILL COME HERE. AND NORMALLY, AFTER THEY'VE SEEN THIS ROOM ONCE, THIS IS NORMALLY THE ONE THEY HAVE THEIR HEARTS SET ON.)) [RUNS:10]
Each room has basic amenities like a T-V, phone, and terrycloth bathrobes.
Complimentary sherry is also available.
Besides providing luxury, the unique furniture, like this wooden canopy bed in the Napoleon Suite, makes for interesting conversation pieces.
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((MICHAEL MCPEAKE/MARKETING DIRECTOR: ALL OF THE ROOMS WE HAVE ANTIQUES OR HAVE FINE REPRODUCTIONS. THIS ROOM IN PARTICULAR, HAS SOME VERY NICE PIECES, ALL OF THE ROOMS, INCLUDING THE STANDARD ROOMS HAVE UNIQUE FURNITURE.)) [RUNS:13]
And live entertainment is as close by as across the street.
The inn offers many package deals with the nearby Barter Theatre.
In fact, the hotel has a full plate of festive dinners planned for guests right up to a big New Year's Eve bash.
It's a symbolic place to ring in the NEW Millinneum....an inn that has seen so many events during THIS one.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7, Abingdon.))
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For directions to the Martha Washington Inn, just head to our website at W-D-B-J-7-DOT-COM and click on "What's New".





[Tornado]


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25 homes were damaged after a tornado touched down in Pennsylvania.
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The National Weather Service says an F-one tornado with wind speeds between 73 and 112 miles per hour came through the small farming community of Honey Brook in Chester County shortly after 6 yesterday evening.
Roofs were torn off homes and debris was scattered across open fields.
No one was killed but at least ten people suffered minor injuries.
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The Spartans are thinking repeat.
Salem beat Martinsville 31-to-nothing this afternoon and will play Park View in the Division Four State Championship.
Denise Allen has more the Spartans' 27th straight win.
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((
Fans packed Salem Stadium waiting to see if Martinsville could end the Spartans dream of back to back state titles.

Salem would set the tone for the afternoon on its second possession of the day as Andy Mullins airs it out. Jeremie Shelor is on the receiving end and goes 79 yards for the first score of the day.
The Spartan defensive mission was prevent the big play and in the second quarter Dennis Haley gets a gift of a tipped ball for the interception, a personal foul on the Bulldogs at the end of the play puts Salem on Martinsville four yard line.
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Haley interception set up Manuel Lewis' two yard score near the end of the half.
And the Spartans take a 17-nothing lead into intermission.
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After a scoreless third quarter, Salem heated up the offensive engine again.
The Spartans embarked on an 80 yard drive, E.J. Thomas breaks through the line on first and goal at the eight to put Salem ahead 24-to nothing.
The Spartan defense shut down Martinsville, a punt at the end of this drive put Salem in good field position.
Andy Mullins moves to keep the drive alive on third and 17, right as the defense closes in Mullins make the pitch to Dennis Haley for the additional yards.
Christley Spencer goes the five yards on the next play for the touchdown and Salem wins its 27th straight game 31 to nothing.
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DENISE ALLEN/NEWS 7 SPORTS: THIS WIN EARNS SALEM A TRIP TO THE STATE FINALS NEXT WEEK IN HARRISONBURG.
UNDEFEATED PARK VIEW IS THE ONLY OBSTACLE STANDING BETWEEN SALEM AND A CHANCE TO REPEAT AS DIVISION FOUR STATE CHAMPIONS.
DENISE ALLEN NEWS 7 SPORTS.))



[S-Bees]


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In Division three, The Brookville Bees advance to the state finals with 21 to 14 win over Gate City.
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The Bee cheerleaders getting the crowd fired up.
And Brookville goes to the air Scott Nixon hits Martellus Braxton on the 8 yard touchdown pass to make the score 7 to nothing bees.
Brookville added another score this time on the ground Dejon Kennedy taking it to the house on the 35 yarder to make it 14 to nothing.
Then in the second quarter Kennedy scores on the 4 yard T-D run and the Bees led 21 to nothing.
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Gate Cityy would score just before the half Shawn Hutchins passing to Jeremy Keller but Brookville wins it 21 to 14.
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The Bees face Handley at J-M-U next Friday night.




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Floyd won the Division Two Group A semi-final today beating Honaker 35 to 32.
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[SUPER=03-Honaker/Buffaloes vs Tigers; :]


The Buffaloes gave the crowd something to cheer about early Josh Spence scored to make it 10 to 7 Honaker.
But on Floyd's next possession Spence takes the handoff goes out side and races down the sideline on the 70 yard touchdown run and the Buffaloes led 14 to 10.
[SUPER=36-Floyd Co./35/Honaker/32/;]


Floyd's Scott Myers would add another score in the first half this 52 yard T-D run made it 21 to 10 and the Buffaloes pull out the 35 to 32 win.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]
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Floyd plays Madison County next Saturday at Liberty University.



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In Division one, Rural Retreat comes up short losing to Pound 17 tot 14.
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The Indians and Wildcats shake hands at mid field just before the kickoff.
On the Indians first possession Timothy King breaks a couple of tackles and scores from 15 yards out and Rural Retreat took the 7 to nothing lead in the first quarter.
The Wildcats strike right back Quarterback Brandon Cantrell fires it to Adam Delforge he sprints into the end zone but the score was called back because of an illegal chop block.
But on Pounds next possession the Wildcats get it right when Cantrell finds Kevin Payne open and he scoots into the end zone and the game was tied at 7 to 7 in the second quarter.
[SUPER=36-Rural Retreat/14/Pound/17/;]


Then with a minute left before the half the Wildcats have to settle for this 27 yard field goal and Brad Short boots it through to make it 10 to 7 Wildcats at the half and Pound goes on to win it 17 to 14.
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[SUPER=03-Knoxville, TN/CBS SPORTS; :]


In Knoxville, Tennessee hosted Vanderbilt.
Tennessee tailback Travis Henry carried the ball 13 times for 153 yards before he was carted off the field after going into the air and landing on his head and right shoulder.
Henry suffered a mild concussion and pinched nerve in his neck. Tennessee gets the win and here are the rest of the college football scores.
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And coming up, The Roanoke Express was at the Roundhouse tonight for a game with the Trenton Titans.
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And Heritage advances to the girls state basketball semi finals with a win over Carroll County.
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[S-Express]


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Trenton's Matt Henderson scoring the winning goal in a shootout as the Titans beat the Roanoke Express 3 to 2.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Express vs Titans; :]


Radio D.J. David Lee Michaels warms up the Roundhouse with the sling shot of Doom.
The Express then moves the puck quickly as Troy Lake snap the twine as Roanoke goes up 1 to nothing in the first period.
Then the Titans rally, down 2 to nothing Mark Murphy takes the shot it deflects off an Express players skate and past Dave Gagnon for the score making it 2 to 1.
[SUPER=38-Trenton/3/Roanoke/2/Overtime;]


Trenton's Ruslan Fedotenko makes it 2 to 2 at the end of the second with the goal and Trenton ends up winning it 3 to 2 in overtime.
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Heritage advances to the girls state semi finals with a 53 to 39 win over Carroll County.
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[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Pioneers vs Cavaliers; :]


The house was packed for the quarterfinal showdown at E.C. Glass high school.
Early in the third the Lady Cavs move the ball as Andia Seely finds Amelia Heath under the hoop for the easy 2 to make it 33 to 28 Carroll County.
The Lady Pioneers start to take over Adrienne Miller finds an open Nadhia Shelton who hits the 15 footer to make it 34 to 33 Pioneers.
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Then in the fourth Heritage closes it out as Miller steals the pass and coasts in for the layup for the 53 to 39 win.

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In other action Kate Childress scored 11 as Shawsville beat Thomas Walker 41 to 38.

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