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[SUPER=@Denise1;]
[SUPER=@Andrew1;]

Coming up....... More people are arrested during Elian Gonzalez protests as his Miami family goes to D-C.
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[anchor=Denise]

We'll tell you about two armed robberies since last night.
Those stories in just a few minutes.
[2-shot toss to Hello]

[Elian-Gonzalez]


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Elian Gonzalez's Miami relatives hope to see the six year old boy soon.
They arrived at Andrews Air Force Base, near DC, last night.
That's where the boy and his father were reunited.
In Miami, about 300 people were arrested after Elian was taken out of his relatives' home.
Bobbi Harley is in Miami with the latest.
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[Radford-Robbery]


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Two armed robberies have taken place in our area since last night.
Radford police say a masked gun-man forced two employees of the Deli Mart on Jefferson Street into a freezer.
No shots were fired and no one was injured.
The suspect fled with an undetermined amount of cash.
He's described as a white male in his late 20's to early 30's.



[Wythe-Robbery]


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[WRITER=nkr]
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In Wythe County - police say a woman was robbed at gun point at a gas station. It reportedly occurred around 12-45 this morning at Exxon near I-81, exit 77. Police say the clerk was leaving when she was approached in the parking lot by a masked-male reportedly with a semi-automatic. He's said to have demanded an undisclosed amount of money. The clerk handed it over and she started walking toward state police headquarters as told. Police do not have a suspect and the clerk was not hurt.


[11Egg-Hunt]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
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50-thousand Easter Eggs were up for grabs at Victory Stadium yesterday.
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Hundreds of kids came out eager to fill their baskets -- and collect all the eggs they could before others snatched them up.
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((Going to get Easter eggs in there))
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There was also separate hunt for kids with special needs.
Inside each egg was candy and a bible verse -- to spread the message of Jesus.
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[IN Q=It's to bless the]

((IT'S TO BLESS THE COMMUNITY ... THIS IS OUR WAY OF SAYING THANKS))
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[OUT Q=saying thank you]
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This is the second year Sunday School on Wheels has held an Easter Egg Hunt.
Next year they plan to have 100-thousand eggs.
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[Tease#1]



[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[SS=None]

[both mics HOT]
Still ahead, the nation marks the 20-th anniversary of an aborted rescue mission that killed 8 U-S Air Men and Marines - including one from Roanoke.
We'll take a look back in this week's Virginia Newsreel.
[anchor=Andrew]


And... just ahead - it's an Easter Sunday a little cooler than normal...
But one local restaurant's bringing out the ice -
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[vo-nat] We'll tell you how they're going all out at the Hotel Roanoke today - plus - we're joined in the studio by an executive chef.
Stick around.
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[Ice-Sculptures]
[anchor=Andrew -- One on One Set with guest]
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[writer=afr]
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Andrew ad libs about Hotel Roanoke
Q & A

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[Health-Week]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
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[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=Health Check]
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A meningitis outbreak at a local university causes concern in the community and Franklin County has a new reason to smile. Tonya Flory has more in this week's health check report.
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[SUPER=01-Norleen Pomerantz/Vice President, Student Affairs; :18]
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[SUPER=01-Dr. James Hartigan/Dentist; :56]
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(([field tapes -- Radford Meningitis] Radford University is on a mission to vaccinate all freshman students against the potentially fatal bacterial infection meningitis. Three students got meningitis last week, now the Health department and the college are offering free shots to students to protect themselves from becoming infected.
[TAPE#=500-04 48:03]
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[IN Q=Students are]

((NORLEEN POMERANTZ/VP STUDENT AFFAIRS: STUDENTS ARE GENERALLY IN A PRETTY SAFE ENVIRONMENT...LIKELY TO BECOME ILL WITH THIS PARTICULAR DISEASE.))
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[OUT Q=particular disease.]

all three students who got sick are doing fine now. Now new cases of meningitis have been reported in the New River Valley. Radford University is offering shot Monday from 9:00 to noon.
[TAPE#=500-11 39:21]

A 110-thousand dollar grant from Carilion is providing the Franklin County Health Department with adult dental services. Volunteer dentists in the community see eligible patients for routine visits including cleanings and fillings.
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[IN Q=There are problems that]

((DR. JAMES HARTIGAN/DENTIST: THERE ARE PROBLEMS THAT CAN CAUSE INFECTIONS NOT ONLY IN YOUR MOUTH BUT OTHER PARTS OF THE BODY, IT CAN SPREAD TO OTHER AREAS. IT CAN AFFECT YOUR HEART, CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH.))
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[OUT Q=cardiovascular food.]

The clinic is located in a trailer behind the health department and is opened Mondays from 8:15 in the morning until 5:00 in the evening. ))
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[writer=chr]
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Tomorrow America marks the 20th anniversary of the day mechanical failure turned a rescue mission into a deadly disaster in the Mid-eastern sky.
8 American air men and marines died. Among them was a Roanoke native son.
Keith Humphry takes a look back in this week's Virginia Newsreel.
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[Harvey-Reel]


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[super=21-Algiers/January 20, 1981; over hostage release; 2:48]
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(([show bodies, tape A-226 TC 50:23]
The pictures were devastating for loved ones.
Iranian militants showed little deference for the bodies [show dog tags and drivers licenses, tape A-226 TC 51:51, 52:26] or belongings of the American soldiers who lost their lives in an attempt to rescue more than 52 hostages held almost 6 months.
[SOT]

[nat sound burst A-226 51:58-52:07]
[IN-Q=CBS NEWS]
[runs= :09]
[OUT-Q=removed the plastic covers.]

[show marine photos and high school photo A-226 54:27]
21-year-old Marine Sergeant John Davis Harvey, a graduate of Patrick Henry High School in Roanoke, was one of an elite force to volunteer for the secret mission. [show desert shots then best pics of wreckag A-226 50:03]
But as 8 helicopters and 6 transport planes made their way in for a daring rescue on April 24-th, 1980 - 3 choppers experienced mechanical failure.
The mission was aborted.
As the aircraft retreated, a helicopter collided with a transport plane.
Eight men, including Harvey, were killed in the fiery crash over the desert.
President Jimmy Carter tried to console a disheartened nation:
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[IN-Q=As President]

((PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER: As president I know that our entire nation feels a deep gratitude I feel for the brave men who were prepared to rescue their fellow Americans from captivity.))
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[out-q=from captivity.]

[show coffin being draped with flag A-226 TC 1:02:52]
Harvey's Roanoke homecoming was anything but what loved ones had hoped for... [VO of wife watching coffin 1:02:25-ish]
The aborted mission left Harvey's wife a widow, [VO of little girl, tape A-226 TC 56:52] his young daughter, father less... and 53 Americans still in the grasp of hostage-takers. [Sen. Warner; A-226 58:28]
Among those to pay their respects at the Harvey household were Senator John Warner [VO Chuck Robb 57:37] and then-Lieutenant Governor Chuck Robb.
Both noted the bravery and courage it took for Harvey and his comrades to volunteer for the mission. [shots of mourners/people at funeral A-226 58:01]
It was a sentiment expressed by many; but an old friend and fellow marine said Harvey wouldn't have considered himself a hero.
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[in-q=I think]

((MARINE SGT. BOB GUEST, LONGTIME FRIEND: I think... uh .... Davis was not a glory hound by any stretch of the imagination... uh ... we used to try to get away from some of that stuff b/c the biggest thing is were doing our job and enjoyed what we did. I don't think Davis felt he was doing anything out of the ordinary other than just doing what he was paid to do.))
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[VO of crowded funeral service - zoom out wide shot beginning at TC 59:23 on tape A-226]
A community turned out at Roanoke's Calvary Baptist Church... to join Harvey's family in mourning the man who was 'just doing his job.'
Harvey's widow and friend said they harbored no ill will toward the government for what happened:
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[IN Q=Is there]

((((REPORTER: IS THERE ANY BITTERNESS OR RESENTMENT TOWARD THE GOVT OR PRES CARTER FOR THE MISSION HAVING FAILED?)) pans to wide of friend, wife, and daughter
Guest: Absolutely not.

(REPORTER: NOT ON YOUR PART LISA?) Alisa Harvey (20 years old) shakes her head to say no))
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[Out-Q=wife shaking head 'no']

[MORE VO OF WRECKAGE from A-226, around TC 50:10]
A little more than 6 months after the botched rescue mission -- Jimmy Carter lost his bid for re-election. [VO of hostages being released - TAPE S-141 35:06]
On January 20-th, 1981 - a much-needed sight for the American people:
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[continue VO of hostages getting off plane]
The hostages were released. [VO OF HARVEY MARINE PIC 54:52]
But those who did NOT get to cherish the moment, [VO OF MARINE CARRYING FLAG - BEGIN AROUND 58:40] are perhaps the ones who paid the most in hopes of seeing it.
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[CONTINUE VO HERE OF MARINE SALUTING FOLDED FLAG!!! - 58:44-58:49 - END TAPS WITH MARINE SALUTE!!!!]
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[CONTINUE VO OF MARINE SALUTE]
That's Virginia Newsreel. I'm Keith Humphry.))



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Carlos Hernandez hit a two-run double with two outs in the 10th to lift San Diego over Houston.
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[SUPER=03-Houston, TX/FOX; :00 ]

Jeff Bagwell would flex his muscle in the bottom of the fifth inning this two run homer, his sixth of the season, plates Craig Bigio and we're tied at 4.
Top of the sixth, former Brave Ryan Klesko clears center field at Enron Field. The shot estimated at 440 feet makes it 6-4 Padres.
Closer Trevor Hoffman finishes off the Astros as San Diego wins it 8-6 in 10 innings
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[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]

Coming up......
A Cuban American living in Roanoke shares his thoughts on the Elian Gonzalez case.
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[anchor=Denise]

Plane crash victims are identified after wreckage is found in Southwest Virginia yesterday.
More on those stories in just a few minutes.
[2-shot toss to hello]

[2Elian-Gonzalez]


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It's quieted down this morning in Miami, but close to 300 people have been arrested since Elian Gonzalez was taken out of his relatives' home yesterday morning.
Some of the boy's Miami relatives traveled to Andrews Air Force base near DC and hope to see the six year old soon.
The base is where Elian was reunited with his father. The two are now staying there.
Bobbi Harley joins us with more.
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[11Elian-Reax]


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Some Cuban Americans in Roanoke are expressing their unhappiness with the way Elian was pulled from his Miami relatives' home.
Joy Sutton has that story.
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(( Raul Castano has been glued to the television for hours --watching the fate of Elian Gonzalez unfold before his eyes.
He says it's hard not to break down and cry.
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[IN Q=I almost felt like crying]

((RAUL CASTANO: I ALMOST FEEL LIKE CRYING LIKE A BABY. I CAN'T BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENED YOU KNOW))
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He says pictures of Elian being taking away by I-N-S officials are hard to watch.
He feels it shouldn't have ended like this -- that Elian's father and his Miami relatives should've been given more time to work things out.
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((AMERICAN PEOPLE DON'T UNDERSTAND WHAT HAPPENED BUT WE ARE CUBAN WE KNOW WHAT HAPPENED))
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Castano says Americans don't understand what life will be like for Elian in Cuba.
He says Elian will have no future -- and only someone who has risked his life traveling on a man-made raft across the Atlantic Ocean to freedom -- can understand why Cuban Americans across the country are so outraged.
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Castano has been talking with friends in Miami -- who say the streets are blocked off -- and that everyone is in an uproar.
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((FOR THE NEXT TWO TO THREE WEEKS THE PEOPLE ARE GOING TO PROTEST ALL DAY. THERE ARE THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE IN THE STREETS AND BUSINESSES IN MIAMI ARE CLOSED))
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Castano says there is a bright future in the U-S for Elian -- one he will never experience if sent back to Cuba.. because, he says, America is the land of opportunity.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke.))












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[WRITER=kwe]
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Search crews have located the private plane that disappeared from radar Friday. (xxxxxxxxxxx) [TAKE FULL SCREEN GRAPHIC]
It apparently crashed one mile west of State Route 619 near High Knob Mountain - which is about five miles south of Norton.
There were no survivors.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN GRAPHIC] Officials say the plane's occupants were Ira Walden, Cynthia McCulley her husband William and their two children William and Megan McCulley -- all were from Tennessee.
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[ANCHOR=Denise]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]

Air patrol says the single-engine Mooney 20-G aircraft was en route from Nashville to Roanoke when it vanished from radar.
Ground teams found the crash site yesterday afternoon. So far there's no word on the cause of the crash -- the National Transportation Safety Board will be investigating.


[Trout-Profile]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
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[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=00-07 01:04:49]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2000]


Roanoke City Councilman Jim Trout remains in the hospital this morning. He fell ill last week, but a campaign aide says Trout is still in the council race, and looking forward to serving another term.
This morning, Joe Dashiell continues our campaign profiles with a look at Jim Trout's Independent campaign.
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[IN Q=Thank you]
[SUPER=201-Jim Trout/(I) City Council Candidate; :00]
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[OUT Q=will continue to be my focus on city council. thank you.]
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[IN Q=I thank you from the bottom of my heart]

((I THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART FOR ALLOWING ME TO SERVE YOU FOR 20 YEARS. I HAVE MY DIAMOND PIN.))
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[OUT Q=my diamond pin.]


Jim Trout may have earned his 20 year pin, but his political career in the city of Roanoke spans more than 30... NAT SOUND
He was first elected to city council in 1968... and though he hasn't served continuously since then, Trout is proud of his work on council in five different decades.
This year, he failed to win the Democratic nomination... but he ultimately decided to run again as an Independent.
[SOT 50:38]
[IN Q=When I decided]

((WHEN I DECIDED TO SEEK ANOTHER SEAT ON CITY COUNCIL IT WAS BECAUSE I WAS OVERWHELMED BY THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO CAME TO ME AND ASKED ME TO RUN AGAIN. I DECIDED TO SAY YES BECAUSE I SERIOUSLY WANTED TO FOCUS ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOR OUR CITY, BECAUSE IT IS NEEDED AND IT IS IMPORTANT.))
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[OUT Q=and it is important.]


An economic development specialist with the Norfolk Southern Corporation before his retirement, Trout has made economic development the cornerstone of his political career.
And his latest campaign is no exception.
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[IN Q=I ask for your vote today]

((I ASK FOR YOUR VOTE TODAY BECAUSE I HAVE THE NECESSARY EXPERTISE, EXPERIENCE, AND KNOWLEDGE TO CONTINUE AND EXPAND OUR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS AND THAT WILL CONTINUE TO BE MY FOCUS ON CITY COUNCIL. THANK YOU.))
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[OUT Q=continue to be my focus on city council, thank you.]))



[ANCHOR=Denise]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Our final profile for the Roanoke city council race is still ahead on News 7 Sunday Morning. Joe Dashiell will visit with Democrat Angela Norman.



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[writer=afr]
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Andrew ad libs with guest about chocolate sculpting
Q & A -

[super=01-Jim Eaton/Hotel Roanoke Executive Chef]



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[ANCHOR=Andrew from On Record Set]
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[BOTH MICS HOT]
Still to come on News 7... A man who wants to be mayor of Vinton has until tomorrow to prove he CAN run in this year's elections.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=ANDREW]


And... Daddy's little girl can really throw some punches.
Coming up - Denise has highlights of Laila Ali's latest moves in the ring. [Andrew ad-lib into the travel forecast]
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[11Vinton-Mayor]


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[TAPE#=00-13 23:26]
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Roanoke County Election Officials are giving a Vinton Mayoral Candidate until Monday to prove that he CAN run for office.
But right now officials say write-in candidate Andy Nicely can't run - because his residence is in Roanoke City, not Vinton.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Roanoke/Yesterday]


Nicely says while his home is located in Roanoke City, 2 out of 5 acres of his property are in Vinton.
He says he's registered to vote in Vinton and for the past six years he's paid Vinton and Roanoke County property taxes.
But election officials say that doesn't matter.
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[IN Q=As far we can see]

((AS FAR A WE CAN SEE .. WHOEVER LIVES IN THAT HOUSE NEEDS TO VOTE IN ROANOKE CITY))
[SUPER=201-Ron Adkins/Roanoke Co. Electoral Board]
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[OUT Q=vote in Roanoke City]
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Nicely says he's continuing to campaign -- and if things don't work out this election -- he will run again.
He's says he's already working to get his Roanoke property annexed to Vinton and Roanoke County.
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[Norman-Profile]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
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[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=00-12 21:33]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2000]


When Roanoke Democrats selected their slate for the May city council elections, challenger Angela Norman was the top vote- getter.
And she hopes to build on that success with another victory on May 2nd.
Today, Joe Dashiell concludes our look at the council candidates with a profile of Norman's campaign.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=People are saying]
[SUPER=201-Angela Norman/(D) City Council Candidate; :00]
[SUPER=203-Roanoke; :23]
[SUPER=220-Joe/Dashiell; :51]
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[OUT Q=other people that share those concerns too.]
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[IN Q=People are saying]

((PEOPLE ARE SAYING WE'RE GLAD TO SEE SOMEBODY NEW RUNNING FOR CITY COUNCIL, BECAUSE WE NEED SOMEONE IN THERE THAT NOW WANTS TO TAKE OUR CITY FORWARD. NOT THAT THE FORMER COUNCIL MEMBERS HAVE DONE A BAD JOB. IT'S JUST TIME TO MOVE FORWARD. THINGS HAVE BECOME STAGNANT IS WHAT I'M HEARING. AND IT'S JUST TIME TO TAKE THE CITY FORWARD.))
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[OUT Q=to take the city forward.]


Angela Norman is making her first run for Roanoke City Council , but she believes her profile in the community, at her church, as a city employee for over 20 years will help her at the polls.
[SOT 03:14:12]
[IN Q=Hi there]

((HI THERE. HOW ARE YA'LL DOING TODAY. I'M ANGELA NORMAN. YES UH-UH. AND I'M RUNNING FOR ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL. OKAY I RECOGNIZE YOU NOW. RIGHT.))
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[OUT Q=I recognize now right.]


Touting new energy and new ideas, Norman promises to develop new programs for Roanoke's young people. She's also stressing teamwork on city council and the need to build more unity among the council members.
[SOT 03:06:24]
[IN Q=Number one the team concept]

((NUMBER ONE THE TEAM CONCEPT NEEDS TO BE RESTORED BACK. AND I'M GOING TO WORK HARD WITH MY PEERS TO RESTORE THE TEAM CONCEPT, BECAUSE THAT AFFECTS ROANOKE'S IMAGE AT LARGE. SO I THINK OUR LEADERSHIP SHOULD SHOW A MORE UNIFIED GOVERNMENT APPROACH. THE TEAM CONCEPT NEEDS TO BE RESTORED.))
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[OUT Q=needs to be restored.]


Norman lead the voting at the Democratic mass meeting, where the nominations were decided by 500 party members.
She must appeal to a wider audience in the general election, but Norman believes her support is deep.
[SOT 03:05:17]
[IN Q=I really care]

((ANGELA NORMAN/D- CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE: I REALLY CARE ABOUT THE PEOPLE OF ROANOKE. I CARE ABOUT ANY PROBLEMS THAT WE HAVE AND I CARE ABOUT THE POTENTIAL GROWTH OF ROANOKE AND I EXPECT A LARGE TURNOUT BECAUSE I THINK THERE ARE OTHER PEOPLE WHO SHARE THOSE CONCERNS TOO. ))
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[OUT Q=share those concerns too.]))



[Sports-Extra]


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A boxing doubleheader last night in China.
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Laila Ali says she did it for her dad--former world heavy weight champion Muhammad Ali.
Ali fought prison guard and SWAT team member Kristina King in what turned out to be a blood bath.
Ali connected with King to score a technical knockout 37 seconds into the fourth round.
The night cap pitted Andrew Golota and Marcus Rhode.
Golota knocked down Rhode two times before ending it in the third round.
Golota literally knocked the battered Rhode out of the ring to win the bout.
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And finally today we leave you with the sights and sounds of Easter Mass at the Vatican City.
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Pope John Paul is appealing for peace and tolerance on this Easter Sunday -- saying the holiday should ''overturn the hardness of our hearts,'' as he put it. An estimated 150-thousand people turned out today for the two-hour Easter Mass outside St. Peter's Basilica.
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