[Open-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Denise]

[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=Heads]
[GRAPHIC=None]


[roll cold out of the open]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]
[SUPER=@Denise1;]
[SUPER=@Andrew1;]

An overnight standoff with police sends a local man to the hospital.
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A twist of fate when a dramatic river rescue is caught on tape.
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[2-shot toss to Hello]


[Bedford-Standoff]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-23 1:20]
[GRAPHIC=Standoff]


What started as a disturbance call to a home in Bedford City last night turned into a four hour stand-off with authorities.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]


It started around 9-30 last night at this house on Woodside Avenue.
Authorities say 25 year old Damon Andrews of Bedford barricade himself inside the home of a friend threatening to shoot authorities and himself.
Officials say it all started when an officer confronted Andrews about a disturbance at another residence in the neighborhood -- that's when Andrews threatened him with a gun -- the officer left and called for back up.
The stand-off ended after authorities surrounded the house -- and Andrews confronted them once again with a gun.
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[SOT 20:49:19]
[IN Q=He was ordered]

((HE WAS ORDERED TO DROP THE SHOT GUN. HE BROUGHT THE SHOT GUN UP AND POINTED IT AT ONE OF THE DEPUTIES. THE DEPUTY FIRED 3 ROUNDS AT THE INDIVIDUAL AND AT THAT POINT HE FELL AND WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY))
[SUPER=01-Milton Graham/Bedford City Police Chief]
[RUNS=22]
[OUT Q=into custody]
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[VO-NAT]


Andrews was taken to the hospital - he's since been released.
Authorities believe he suffered injuries from the fall but was not shot. He faces several charges including a felony charge for pointing a firearm at a police officer.
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[11Petty]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-64 4143]
[GRAPHIC=ADAM PETTY]


The Petty family and the NASCAR community has suffered another loss.
Up and coming driving star Adam Petty was killed in a wreck in preparation for today's Busch Grand National event.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Loudon, NH/Yesterday; :00]

The 19 year old's Busch Grand National car crashed into the outside wall during practice at Loudon, New Hampshire. Rescue workers had to cut Adam out of the car by removing the roof. He was then airlifted to a nearby hospital where he was soon pronounced dead of head trauma.
[SUPER=03-Concord, NC/Monday;]

Earlier this week, Adam was in Charlotte testing during an open practice session for the upcoming events at the Lowe's Motor Speedway. He was excited about having the opportunity to race against his dad, Kyle, in the Coca-Cola 600 on Memorial Day weekend.
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[anchor=Denise]
[ss=hold]


Mike Stevens will have more on Petty's life in sports. We'll have local reaction to his death, in the next half hour.



[Canoe-Rescue]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A canoe trip down an Oregon river would have been a deadly one for two boaters if it had not been for a news team in a helicopter.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=yes sir]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=here quickly]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Estacada, OR;]


The two boaters, one who can't swim became trapped under the canoe.
The news crew on the chopper called for help.
The boaters apparently became tangled up on some rope on the canoe.
Neither was wearing a life jacket.
The water rescue crew arrived in time to save both men.
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[Cat-Indoors]


[ANCHOR=Andrew - LIVE ON RECORD]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=5 Net A]
[GRAPHIC=None]



Andrew joined On Record set by guest
Ad lib about National Keep Your Cat Indoors Day

[super=01-David Jobe/Mill Mountain Zoo]



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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Thursday]


[runs about 1:00]
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For more information on "Keep Your Cat Indoors Day" -
(++++++++++++)

[TAKE WEB WATCH FS] you can check out the American Bird Conservancy's web site by going to our home page at WDBJ-7-dot-com. Then click on Web Watch.
(++++++++++++)


Andrew ad libs tease about International Migratory Bird Day and activities at zoo coming up a little later...
[TAKE BOOKS BUMP] [COMM BREAK]

[11NS-Strike]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-11 37:35]
[GRAPHIC=Norfolk Southern]


Norfolk- Southern yesterday extended its court-ordered ban against striking "maintenance of way" employees.
At the same time, however, the union won the right to have its grievances heard by a federal court in Ohio.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 4]


The judge in Roanoke simply converted his temporary restraining order against the B-M-W-E... one issued last week when the union struck the railroad in seven states.
Attorneys for the union tried to make the point yesterday that Norfolk Southern does not have the right to demand a restraining order without hearing from both sides.
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[SOT 13:52:45]
[IN Q=Courts don't hand]

((COURTS DON'T HAND OUT ORDERS LIKE PARKING TICKETS. THERE ARE PROCEDURES YOU GO THROUGH, NO MATTER HOW BAD THE EMERGENCY MAY SEEM. "OH, MY GOODNESS, THE TRAINS AREN'T RUNNING." A COURT DOES NOT ISSUE ORDERS JUST BECAUSE SOMEBODY SAYS SO.))
[SUPER=01-Richard Edelman/Union Lawyer]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=says so.]
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[ANCHOR=Denise]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Judge James Turk in Roanoke will wait to see how his counterpart in Ohio rules, before taking any further action.

[Astronauts]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=00-14 21:24]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Some Roanoke students who dream of becoming astronauts met two real ones.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Eugene Trinh and Kathryn Thornton were at the Addison Aerospace Middle School yesterday.
Thornton is a professor at the University of Virginia now. But she's been to space four times on the shuttle.
Trinh has been in space once. Aside from talking to the kids, he's here to promote an exhibit of artwork from NASA and the National Air and Space Museum.
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[Sports-Plays]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sports plays]
[GRAPHIC=NBA Playoffs]


Miami regained the lead in its series with New York by beating the Knicks on their home court. The Heat eeked out a 77-76 win in overtime on Anthony Carter's baseline jumper with two seconds left on the clock.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Phoenix, AZ/NBA-TBS;]


In the other NBA playoff game Glen Rice gives the Lakers their first lead of the game by downing this long two.
The Suns made it a game though, Jason Kidd gets one his 12 assists with this lofty pass to Penny Hardaway. Hardaway converts the ally-oop for two of his 31.
[super=33-Los Angeles/105/Phoenix/99;]


Shaquille O'Neal added 37 points and the Lakers sank 51 free throws in the 105-99 win over the Suns. The Lakers hold a three games to none lead in the Western Conference Semifinals.
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[WeekendCalen]


[ANCHOR=Andrew 2-shot]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


If you're still looking to fill your schedule this weekend, here's some ideas from the weekend calender.
[Take full screen calendar board] [Chyron 7157]

[andrew adlibs into the diner bump][diner-tease]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=afr]
[TAPE#=diner]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Hello, I'm Krystyna]

(( ))
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[OUT Q=please stay tuned.]



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[DinerOpen]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=afr]
[TAPE#=Diner Open]
[GRAPHIC=LOCAL COLORS/WEEKEND DINER - 9009]

This weekend diner is another recipe from overseas. For the past month, we've cooked foods from all over the globe to help promote
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[TAKE PINNACLE PAGE# 9307/LOCAL COLORS BOARD]

Local Colors, which is a multicultural celebration on Sunday, May 21 from 12-5 in Downtown Roanoke. One of the best parts of local colors is the wonderful exotic food.
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[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[GRAPHIC=LOCAL COLORS/Weekend Diner - 9009]

This week we learn a Polish fish dish. Here's Krystyna Bryzyna.
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[SOT]
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]




[Weekend-Diner]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
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[wipe wipe wipe]

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[TAKE PINNACLE PAGE #9308]

Local Colors is presented by National Conference for Community and Justice Call Pearl Fu with questions: 342-4540 [weekend diner address board 7153]
Ad lib address
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[COMMERCIAL BREAK #4]




[2Open-Heads]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=don]
[TAPE#=NET]
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[ROLL COLD OUT OF THE OPEN]

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]


Coming up...... A routine call turns into a 4-hour police standoff in Bedford.
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Roanoke fans mourn the loss of the Petty family's youngest NASCAR driver.
More on those stories coming up in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot hello]


[2Bedford-Standoff]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-23 1:20]
[GRAPHIC=Standoff]


A man who reportedly held Bedford police at bay in an overnight standoff has been released from the hospital.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]


The standoff started around 9-30 last night at this house on Woodside Avenue.
Authorities say 25 year old Damon Andrews of Bedford barricade himself inside the home of a friend threatening to shoot authorities and himself.
Officials say it all started when an officer confronted Andrews about a disturbance at another residence in the neighborhood -- that's when Andrews threatened him with a gun -- the officer left and called for back up.
The stand-off ended after authorities surrounded the house -- and Andrews confronted them once again with a gun.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 20:49:19]
[IN Q=He was ordered]

((HE WAS ORDERED TO DROP THE SHOT GUN. HE BROUGHT THE SHOT GUN UP AND POINTED IT AT ONE OF THE DEPUTIES. THE DEPUTY FIRED 3 ROUNDS AT THE INDIVIDUAL AND AT THAT POINT HE FELL AND WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY))
[SUPER=01-Milton Graham/Bedford City Police Chief]
[RUNS=22]
[OUT Q=into custody]
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[VO-NAT]


Authorities believe Andrews suffered injuries from the fall but was not shot. He now faces several charges including a felony charge for pointing a firearm at a police officer.
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[11Local-React]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-25 TC00:11]
[GRAPHIC=Petty]


A family of Nascar royalty has lost one of its youngest members.
Adam Petty's fans in Roanoke responded to news of the 19-year-old driver's death - by flocking to stores in hopes of picking up mementos.
Joy Sutton reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=David Harmon]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-David Harmon/Adam Petty Fan; :22]
[SUPER=01-Brooks Duncan/Adam Petty Fan; ::45]
[SUPER=01-Ray Turpin/Racing Fan; 1:04]
[SUPER=@Joy2; 1:08]
[RUNS=1:19]
[OUT Q=n7 Roanoke]

(( David Harmon nabbed one of the few remaining diecast models of Adam Petty's former racing car from Nascar Thunder
at Valley View Mall.
Harmon says he wants to buy as much as he can -- since he will never get to watch Petty race again.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:14]
[IN Q=I've been watching]

((DAVID HARMON/PETTY FAN: I'VE BEEN WATCHING ADAM PETTY FOR A COUPLE OF YEARS AND HE LOOKED LIKE A REALLY GOOD DRIVER. HE HAD SOME ROUGH TIMES, A LOT OF WRECKS. HE DIDN'T DO SO GOOD. BUT HE WAS REALLY GOING TO BE AN UP AND COMING DRIVER, I FEEL LIKE HIS FATHER, HIS GRANDFATHER, HE WAS GOING TO BE ONE THE NEXT CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVERS)) [RUNS 22]
[OUT Q=championship drivers]


Harmon wasn't the only fan -- hoping to purchase a piece of history -- so was 12 year old Brooks Duncan.
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[SOT10:04]
[IN Q=I saw him]

((BROOKS DUNCAN/PETTY FAN: I SAW HIM AT THE RICHMOND BUSCH RACE. IT WAS HIS LAST BUSCH RACE AND WHEN I SAW, I WAS ON AOL AND I WAS JUST SHOCKED... IT'S SAD)) [RUNS 11]
[OUT Q=it's sad]


As some watched the news on the television-- they wondered how something like this could happen to such a young a driver.
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[SOT 1:23]
[IN Q=I was really suprised]

((RAY TURPIN: I WAS REALLY SURPRISED. I REALLY WAS. I THOUGHT THEY HAD ALL THE SAFETY STUFF IN , BUT YOU NEVER KNOW THE WAY HE HIT)) [RUNS 08]
[OUT Q=he hit]


And although Petty's rise to fame was cut short -- to many of his Roanoke fans he will always be a great driver -- a young man full of potential -- with a winning spirit.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke.))
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[NM-Wildfires]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Wildfires]


The nuclear weapons lab in Los Alamos, New Mexico, will resume limited operations Monday.
The plant has been shutdown for a week by a wildfire.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Alamos, NM;]


Lab director John Browne says the staff reporting for work will be planning for a phased reopening of the facility.

Officials say the lab appears out of danger, and that all of the facility's major buildings are unscathed.
But the fire is far from contained. The local fire chief says he's confident it no longer poses a threat to homes.


The fire has destroyed 260 homes, while charring some 33-thousand acres.
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[11Stuart-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=00-05 TC1:19:25]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Invest]


Safety problems led to last year's fatal fire at the International Paper Company in Stuart.
That's according to a new report from the state.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Stuart/November 8, 1999;]


Two men from North Carolina died in the fire last fall at the particle board plant.
A report this week from the state Occupational Safety and Health office found three violations...two serious and one willful.
They include leaving combustible material near a fuel silo, and failing to have a fire prevention plan in place during demolition work.
The state fined the company 82-thousand dollars.
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[Migratory-Birds]


[ANCHOR=Andrew - LIVE ON RECORD]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=5 Net E]
[GRAPHIC=None]



Andrew joined On Record set by guest WITH A HAWK!!!
Ad lib about hawk
Ad lib about International Migratory Birds Day and related zoo activities

[super=01-David Jobe/Mill Mountain Zoo]



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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Thursday]


[wildflower park VO runs :30]
[crane VO begins at :30]
[runs about 1:10]
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Andrew ad libs


[Tease#2]



[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[SS=None]

[BOTH MICS HOT]
Still to come.... A school house - moving along the streets of Radford?
We'll tell you about it.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=ANDREW]


And is "Battlefield Earth" worth fighting for?
Anna Wentworth takes on the alien tale from science fiction novelist L-Ron Hubbard, coming up. But first if you are traveling today........
[Andrew ad-lib the travel forecast]
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[Andrew MIC hot] [ No 2-shot toss go straight to Travel Bump] [soft music under]


[D'ville-Hospital]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=00-22 5:44]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Danville Regional Medical Center's president says goodbye to his post after nine years.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


Larry DePriest (de-PRIEST), doesn't even know what his future holds, he hasn't even started looking for a new job.
He just says it was time for a change.
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[SOT 1:23:17]
[IN Q=It's been rewarding]

((LARRY DEPRIEST/DANVILLE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER CEO:IT'S BEEN A GOOD EXPERIENCE, ITS BEEN REWARDING, IT'S BEEN CHALLENGING AND I THINK IT'S TIME FOR NEW LEADERSHIP. IT'S TIME FOR SOMEBODY ELSE TO HAVE A CHANCE TO BRING SOME BETTER IDEAS, NEW IDEAS AND SOME NEW DIRECTIONS.))
[SUPER=01-Larry DePriest/Danville Regional Medical Center Pres.;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=some new directions.]
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[vo-nat]
DePriest's last day is July first. He will continue his term as Chairman of the Virginia Hospital and Health Association.
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[11Jeffrey]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-07 TC1:24:51]
[GRAPHIC=Martin Jeffrey]


Former N-Double-A-C-P leader Martin Jeffrey's runaway son is back home... after spending four days hanging out in a vacant Roanoke house.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Thursday]


Martin Jeffrey was so concerned about his missing son, he announced his resignation Thursday.
Yesterday he referred to Broderick's disappearance as an "adolescent adventure."
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[ANCHOR=Denise]
[SS=HOLD]


The 14-year old showed up Thursday night at his mother's house. Martin Jeffrey has custody of the couple's three children, but his ex-wife frequently takes care of the children at his house when he's away.


[11Schoolhouse]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-15 TC19:02]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Radford drivers may have noticed a 130-year-old schoolhouse traveling by yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]


The one-room schoolhouse took a ride through the city to its new home at the Glencoe Museum.
Getting there took nearly four hours and a lot of maneuvering...
Workers tore down tree limbs and hoisted up power lines to get it across town in one piece.
Museum officials want to reconstruct the run-down building to show children what school was like in the 1800s.
The museum hopes to have it restored by September, with the help of donations.
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[Profile-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sat. am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=Profile Preview]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Profiles]


What started as a hobby for one local woman turned into a business --
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.]


but this teddy bear designer says it's not all about the money -- she says it's an addiction.
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[SOT18:11]
[IN Q=I've gotten up in front]

((I'VE GOTTEN UP IN FRONT OF OVER A HUNDRED PEOPLE AND TOLD THEM I WAS A BEAR-AHOLIC, THAT I BOUGHT BEARS, THAT I SOLD BEARS, THAT I MADE TEDDY BEARS))
[SUPER=01-Mary Beckner/Owner Beckner Bears]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=teddy bears]
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[VO-NAT]


In fact, Mary Beckner has made more than 500 hundred bears -- AND her customers buy from all over the world.
We'll tell you more about the bear business -- and one woman's dreams of becoming nationally recognized for her bear designs....
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[TAKE PROFILES SUN MORNING FS] in this week's Virginia Profile on News 7 Sunday Morning. (++++++++++)