[Cuban-Boy]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Elian Gonzalez]


After two weeks in the United States, Juan Miguel Gonzalez may soon be reunited with his son.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL;]


The Washington Post reports Attorney General Janet Reno has told federal agents to decide the best time to take Elian from his Miami relatives.
Meanwhile, an emotional plea came from Elian's father, asking for the immediate return of his son.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:10:37]
[IN Q=I am the only]

((JUAN MIGUEL GONZALEZ/ELIAN'S FATHER: I AM THE ONLY ONE WHO CAN SPEAK FOR HIM. I AM HIS FATHER AND I WANT SO MUCH TO BE WITH HIM, MY SON, HE BELONGS TO ME AND HE SHOULD BE AT MY SIDE.))
[SUPER=01-Juan Miguel Gonzalez/Elian's Father;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=be at my side.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


President Clinton ended his silence on the matter, and is firmly backing the reunion.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:09:21]
[IN Q=So, there's now]

((SO, THERE'S NOW NO CONSIDERABLE ARGUMENT FOR HIM NOT BEING ABLE TO BE REUNITED WITH HIS SON AND THAT IS WHAT THE LAWFUL PROCESS HAS SAID.))
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=HAS SAID]
(------------------)
[VO-NAT]


Six- year- old Elian has been staying with his Miami relatives for the last five months.
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[11Pulaski-Threat]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-13 TC22:10]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A 15 year old girl has been charged with the web site threat that closed down two schools yesterday
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin;]


The girl is a freshman at the high school.
Authorities say she created the web site in a school computer lab Wednesday afternoon.
Students and administrators describe the site as a "Hit List" that threatened harm to about 100 people -- mainly couples, football players and staff.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 26:47 - 27:05]
[IN Q=This particular web site]

((DAVID COX/PULASKI CO. SUPERINTENDENT: THIS PARTICULAR WEB SITE WAS TEXT-BASED AND CONTAINED STUDENT AND STAFF MEMBER NAMES AS WELL AS CATEGORICALLY-DEFINED STUDENTS. AT THE TOP OF THE TEXT PAGE, IT READ: THE FIRST PEOPLE TO KILL.))
[SUPER=01-David Cox/Pulaski Co. Superintendent;]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=people to kill.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Sophomore Kelly Hodges was one of a group of cheerleaders singled out in the list.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 22:20 - :29]
[IN Q=Does it surprise you]

((MARYA: DOES IT SURPRISE YOU THAT THIS WOULD GO ON? KELLY HODGES: NOT REALLY, WITH ALL THE BOMB THREATS I WAS EXPECTING SOMETHING LIKE THE COLUMBINE THING.))
[SUPER=01-Kelly Hodges/Pulaski High Student; :02]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=the Columbine thing.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The suspect is charged with making an electronic threat to kill or harm.
That felony carries up to five years in prison.
She's been suspended from school, pending a school board review.
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[11Bomb-Threat]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=500-03 TC1:00:10]
[GRAPHIC=Bomb Threat Charges]


A teenager will spend two months in a detention center for making bomb threats to schools in Lynchburg.
A juvenile court judge handed the 15-year-old boy that sentence Wednesday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/March]


The judge says it was appropriate punishment for making threats against two city schools last month.
Once the boy serves his time, he'll also face disciplinary action from the school system.
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[11Winn-Dixie]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Winn-Dixie]


Winn Dixie is cutting back some of its operation.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jacksonville, FL]


The company will close more than a hundred stores and cut thousands of jobs.
The restructuring plan announced yesterday would eliminate 11-thousand jobs throughout the Midwest and Southeast, including Virginia.
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=HOLD]


For competitive reasons, Winn Dixie won't say which stores will be closing.
The company's chairman said the cuts were needed to improve overall efficiency and support the supermarkets that will stay open.

[Disabled-Housing]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It's the only minority group that any of us can join at any time.
Currently out of every five people in this country has a disability.
But despite the statistics -- some people with disabilities say they still face a challenge when it comes to finding accessible housing.
Joy Sutton has details.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Amy Peters]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=07-Amy Peters;12]
[SUPER=01-Karen Michalski/Blue Ridge Independent Living; :22]
[SUPER=07-Felicia Turner;48]
[SUPER=01-Bob Fetzer/Building Specialists;1:09]
[SUPER=@Joy2;1:28]
[RUNS=1:35]
[OUT Q=n7 Roanoke]

(( Amy Peters is paralyzed on the left side of her body. She says her apartment has amenities that make it easy for her to be independent.
Peters says she is one of the lucky ones.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT Tape #2 4:40:45]
[IN Q=This has made me happy]

((AMY PETERS: THIS HAS MADE ME HAPPY CAUSE I'M FREE. IF I WAS IN A NURSING HOME I'D HATE THE WORLD)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=hate the world]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT Tape #1 1:38:02]
[IN Q=There's a real problem]

((KAREN MICHALSKI/BLUE RIDGE INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTER: THERE'S A REAL PROBLEM IN THIS AREA FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES TRYING TO LOCATE AFFORDABLE ACCESSIBLE HOUSING)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=housing]


The Blue Ridge Independent Living Center not only assists people in finding housing -- but also helps people like Felicia Turner -- to add things like railings -- and other features to their homes.
But the center could soon lose a large chunk of its funding used for home modifications.
Turner knows from her search for a new place that the funding is needed.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOTtape #2 24:19]
[IN Q=]

((FELICIA TURNER:I PAY SUBSIDIZED RENT HERE, WERE TRYING TO FIND SOME PLACE THAT WAS MORE ACCESSIBLE. BUT WE'VE HAD VERY LITTLE LUCK)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=little luck]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT tape #2 4:26:11]
[IN Q=Some of the major]

((BOB FETZER/BUILDING SPECIALISTS: SOME OF THE MAJOR FEATURES IN THE BATHROOM INCLUDE THE GRAB BARS AROUND THE COMMODE)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=camode]


Bob Fetzer has made several of his properties accessible for people with disabilities.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT tape #2 4:32:28]
[IN Q=]

((BOB FETZER: WE WERE ABLE TO OFFER THE APARTMENTS AT A MUCH LOWER RENTAL BECAUSE OF THE RENTAL REHAB PROGRAM THAT WAS AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE CITY OF ROANOKE UP UNTIL 1995, NOW THAT MONEY HAS PRETTY MUCH DRIED UP)) [RUNS14]
[OUT Q=dried-up]


Fetzer says the city needs to help out once again and builders need to focus on building housing that is accessible to everyone.
Amy Peters says having affordable accessible housing makes all the difference in the world.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke.))

[11Meningitis]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=00-01 TC1:58:34]
[GRAPHIC=Meningitis]


Day two of meningitis vaccination begins today at Radford University.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford; ]


The Student Health Center ran out of the vaccine yesterday after administering one thousand doses to mostly freshman.
The school ordered one thousand more vaccines.
The students are taking precautions after three students contracted meningitis in one week.
A Health Department investigation shows no relation between the three cases, but students are skeptical.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT tc 00:04:39]
[IN Q=I think that]

((MELISSA WILLIARD/RU SOPHOMORE: I THINK THAT THEY'RE RELATED IT'S JUST TOO WEIRD FOR EVERYBODY TO GET IT IN A WEEK.))


[SUPER=01-Melissa Williard/RU Sophomore; ]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=in a week.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The shots are offered at Moffett and Muse Halls.
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[11Gates]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=00-03 TC1:49:11]
[GRAPHIC=Bank Robbery]


A second man now faces charges from a 1998 Roanoke bank robbery.
A federal grand jury in Roanoke indicted 19-year old Keith Obie Gates on bank robbery and weapons charges.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/November 1998]


Prosecutors allege Gates took part in the November 2nd, 1998 robbery of the First National Exchange Bank on Peter's Creek Road.
If convicted on all counts, Gates could spend up to 35 years in prison.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=HOLD]


A year ago, another man-- Yvon Vital Majeus (ee-VON VI-tal MAY-juss)-- pleaded guilty to using a weapon in the crime and driving the getaway car.
After pleading guilty, Majeus helped the F-B-I investigate the robbery.

[11Million-Mom]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=00-08 TC39:50]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Mothers across the country are signing up for the Million Mom March that's taking place in Washington D.C. on Mothers Day.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton]


Code (Cody) Sizemore is organizing a group from Roanoke to the march on the Mall.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 20:10:16]
[IN Q=Our main goal]

((CODE SIZEMORE: OUR MAIN GOAL IS TO TELL CONGRESS THAT WE WANT COMMON SENSE GUN LAWS PASSED WE AREN'T TRYING TO BAN GUNS WE JUST WANT SAFETY FOR OUR CHILDREN.))
[SUPER=01-Code' Sizemore/Roanoke Organizer]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=for our children.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


It's not to late to sign up for the Million Mom March.
If you're interested you can call Code Sizemore at 540-427-4074 or you check out what the Million Mom March is all about on the web -- just go to million mom- march- dot- com.
(------------)


[2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=Kmc/Afr]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Here's a look at today's top stories.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


After two weeks in the United States, Juan Miguel Gonzalez may soon be reunited with his son.
The Washington Post reports Attorney General Janet Reno has told federal agents to decide the best time to take Elian from his Miami relatives.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


A 15 year old girl is in custody, and charged with the web site threat that closed down Pulaski County High School and the Governor's School in Dublin.
The girl is a freshman at the high school.
Authorities say she created the web site in a school computer lab.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


And one year after the massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, a candlelight vigil was held last night to mark the tragic anniversary.
Thousands joined together in song, and heard inspirational speeches as they walked to a park near the high school.

(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Good Friday, April 21st .
[ANCHOR=Andrew]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[Train-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Train Accident]


Two women and two children are dead in Pennsylvania-- all of them possible victims of a domestic dispute.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sinking Spring, PA;]


Police say a woman fleeing her estranged boyfriend made a frantic 9-1-1 call from her car yesterday, before she was forced into the path of an oncoming train.
The crash killed her, another woman and two children who also were in her car.
State police say they have a ``good idea'' who's responsible, and they're looking for that person now.
Authorities say at the railroad crossing, the SECOND car pushed the woman's car onto the tracks.
The train engineer was unable to stop in time.
(------------)


[Passover-Threat]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]



Passover services are expected to continue at a Roanoke synagogue despite threats of violence. Roanoke Police plan to be on heightened security at Temple Emanuel during Passover after someone posted a message on a Nazi website threatening to bring a gun to the temple. Rabbi Kathy Cohen says the messages detailed how someone was thinking of skipping an Adolph Hitler birthday celebration in Roanoke last night and go to the temple instead.


[2-11Pulaski-Threat]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-13 TC22:10]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A 15 year old girl is in custody and charged with the web site threat that closed down Pulaski County High School and the Governor's School in Dublin.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin;]


The girl is a freshman at the high school.
Authorities say she created the web site in a school computer lab Wednesday afternoon.
Students and administrators describe the site as a "Hit List" that threatened harm to about 100 people -- mainly couples, football players and staff.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 26:47 - 27:05]
[IN Q=This particular web site]

((DAVID COX/PULASKI CO. SUPERINTENDENT: THIS PARTICULAR WEB SITE WAS TEXT-BASED AND CONTAINED STUDENT AND STAFF MEMBER NAMES AS WELL AS CATEGORICALLY-DEFINED STUDENTS. AT THE TOP OF THE TEXT PAGE, IT READ: THE FIRST PEOPLE TO KILL.))
[SUPER=01-David Cox/Pulaski Co. Superintendent;]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=people to kill.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Sophomore Kelly Hodges was one of a group of cheerleaders singled out in the list.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 22:20 - :29]
[IN Q=Does it surprise you]

((MARYA: DOES IT SURPRISE YOU THAT THIS WOULD GO ON? KELLY HODGES: NOT REALLY, WITH ALL THE BOMB THREATS I WAS EXPECTING SOMETHING LIKE THE COLUMBINE THING.))
[SUPER=01-Kelly Hodges/Pulaski High Student; :02]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=the Columbine thing.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The suspect is charged with making an electronic threat to kill or harm.
That felony carries up to five years in prison.
She's been suspended from school, pending a school board review.
(------------)



[Columbine-Vigil]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A candlelight vigil marked the last public ceremony of the one- year- anniversary of the Columbine massacre.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Littleton, CO;]


Thousands joined together in song, and heard inspirational speeches as they walked to a park near the high school.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:02:34]
[IN Q=This past year]

((BILLY EPPERHART/CLERGYMAN: THIS PAST YEAR, I HAVE TO SAY, AS A COMMUNITY THAT I AM PROUD OF COLUMBINE FOR HOW YOU HAVE COME TOGETHER.))
[SUPER=01-Billy Epperhart/Clergyman;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=have come together]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Just this week 15 victims' families filed suits against the Jefferson County Sheriff's department for negligence in a tragedy that some say good police work might have prevented.
But the anniversary events focused on hope that nothing like this would ever happen again.
(------------)



[11New-Business]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=99-59 TC1:40:14]
[GRAPHIC=New Jobs]


150 jobs are opening up in Henry County.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.]


The Alliance Group, a part of the Rock Tenn Company announced its latest assembly plant of domestic products in Henry County.
The company helps assemble packaging for health and beauty aids, cosmetics and tobacco.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:02:31]
[IN Q=We will]

((JIM EINSTEIN/ALLIANCE GROUP VICE PRES.: WE WILL ACTUALLY BE TAKING DISPLAY COMPONENTS AND CUSTOMER PRODUCT AND MARRYING THEM TOGETHER WE WILL BE ASSEMBLING THE COMPONENTS AND PACKING THE PRODUCT IN THE DISPLAYS AND PREPARING THEM TO BE SHIPPED OUT TO THE CUSTOMER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM OR DIRECTLY TO THE RETAILER.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Einstein/Alliance Group Vice-President;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=the retailer.]
(---------------)
[VO-NAT]


The company plans to start production June first.
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[6Reform-Party]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=00-05 TC56:00]
[GRAPHIC=Reform Party]


The fight over who's in charge of the Reform Party may not be over.
A faction allied with Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura says it will appeal a Lynchburg judge's ruling.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/March]


Last month a federal judge awarded control of the party to Pat Choate, an ally of Ross Perot.
[SUPER=03-Nashville, TN/February]


Control of the party and its federal election funds had been in dispute since a chaotic meeting February in Nashville.
(------------)



[2-Train-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Train Accident]


State police in Pennsylvania think they know who pushed a car into the path of a freight train yesterday, killing two women and two children.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sinking Spring, PA;]


One of the victims was apparently fleeing her estranged husband.
Police say she made a 9-1-1 call on her cell-phone before her car was forced into the path of an oncoming train.
The crash happened shortly before 5 p-m in a town about 50 miles northwest of Philadelphia.
Police say it followed a chase in and around the town that reached speeds up to 90 miles-an-hour.
At the railroad crossing, authorities say the SECOND car pushed the woman's car onto the tracks.
(------------)


[2-Cuban-Boy]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Elian Gonzalez]


Five months after Elian Gonzalez was rescued from shark- infested waters, he may soon be reunited with his father.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL;]


The Washington Post reports Attorney General Janet Reno has told federal agents to decide the best time to take Elian from his Miami relatives.
An emotional plea came from Elian's father, asking for the immediate return of his son.
Juan Miguel Gonzalez has now been in the U-S for two weeks.
Meanwhile, President Clinton has ended his silence on the matter, and is firmly backing the reunion.
(------------)



[2-11Meningitis]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=00-01 TC1:58:34]
[GRAPHIC=Meningitis]


Meningitis vaccinations will continue at Radford University today.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford; ]


The Student Health Center ran out of the vaccine yesterday after administering one thousand doses to mostly freshman.
The school ordered one thousand more vaccines.
The students are taking precautions after three students contracted meningitis in one week.
A Health Department investigation shows no relation between the three cases, but students are skeptical.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT tc 00:04:39]
[IN Q=I think that]

((MELISSA WILLIARD/RU SOPHOMORE: I THINK THAT THEY'RE RELATED IT'S JUST TOO WEIRD FOR EVERYBODY TO GET IT IN A WEEK.))


[SUPER=01-Melissa Williard/RU Sophomore; ]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=in a week.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The shots are offered at Moffett and Muse Halls.
(------------)



[11Textile-Relief]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=99-57 TC2:01:38]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Laid off textile workers could receive health insurance within a few months.
Wednesday, the General Assembly voted to override the governor's veto-- that might keep emergency health insurance money in the budget.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville;]


For hundreds of former textile workers like Thereasa (ter-REESA) Vaughn (VON), the news comes as a relief.
She's a former Tultex worker who has been struggling for more than half a year.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 15:21:27]
[IN Q=If my kids]

((IF MY KIDS GET SICK I CAN TAKE THEM TO THE DOCTOR WITHOUT WORRYNG ABOUT THEIR TREATMENT OR MEDICINES. WE PAID OUR INSURANCE A WEEK BEFORE THEY SENT US A LETTER IN THE MAIL WITH OUR LAST CHECK AND WE HAD NO INSURANCE THE NEXT DAY. SO HOW WOULD THAT MAKE YOU FEEL?))
[SOT 15:17:35]

((BUT CERTAINLY OUR SIDE OF THIS ISSUE PREVAILED. HOPEFULLY THE GOVERNOR WILL NOW GO AHEAD AND SIGN THE BUDGET BILL AND WILL NOT ATTEMPT TO USE THE VETO PEN TO DO FURTHER DAMAGE.))
[SUPER=01-Thereasa Vaughn/Former Tultex Worker; :00]
[SUPER=@Armstrong; :16]
[RUNS=26]
[OUT Q=do further damage.]
(--------------------)
[VO-NAT]


If the governor does approve the 7-million dollar health insurance program, relief could come as soon as June first.
(------------------)


[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Kmc/AFR]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

Roanoke Police plan to be on heightened security at Temple Emanuel during Passover after someone posted a message on a Nazi website threatening to bring a gun to the temple. Passover services are expected to continue despite the threat.

(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


A 15 year old girl has been charged with the web site threat that closed down two schools yesterday.
Authorities say she created the web site in a school computer lab Wednesday afternoon.
The suspect is charged with making an electronic threat to kill or harm.
She's been suspended from school, pending a school board review.

(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


A second day of meningitis vaccinations continues at Radford University today.
The students are taking precautions after three students contracted meningitis in one week. The shots are offered at Moffett and Muse Halls.

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[ANCHOR=Andrew]
(Andrew mic hot)
(///////////////)
(Andrew ad lib weather)
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[2-SHOT]

[Kimberly reads Time Off promo][Promo]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


He was the fifth U-S President and held more major offices than any other President.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville;]


But much of James Monroe's life history isn't commonly known.
Monroe's home, Ash- Lawn Highland is smaller than nearby Monticello, but it was the LOCATION, not the size, that mattered most to him.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:38:28]
[IN Q=Monroe purchased]

((JAMES WOOTTON/CURATOR: MONROE PURCHASED THIS PROPERTY IN 1793 TO BE NEXT DOOR NEIGHBORS WITH HIS GOOD FRIEND AND MENTOR, THOMAS JEFFERSON. THE MONROE'S MOVED INTO THEIR NEW HOME HERE IN 1799 AND FOR THE NEXT QUARTER CENTURY, IT WOULD BE THEIR PRIMARY RESIDENCE DURING A VERY ACTIVE PART OF MONROE'S POLITICAL CAREER.))
[SUPER=01-James Wootton/Curator;]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=political career]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Learn more about James Monroe and tour this "Middle- class" farmhouse in
(------------)
[ANCHOR=KIMBERLY]
[GRAPHIC=TIME OFF FS]


this week's "Time Off", coming up tomorrow at 8 on News 7 Saturday Morning.
[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's Mike Stevens with a preview of News 7 at Six.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=As many of you]
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=News 7 at 6]
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[3-shot] [Kimberly/Andrew and Steve]
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

(ad lib bye) [Kimberly/Andrew and Steve]