[81-Accident]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=00-23 13:24]
[GRAPHIC=81 Accident]


A traffic snarl on Interstate 81 earlier today - after a camper flipped in the Glenvar area of Roanoke County.
The camper's driver - 48-year-old Melanie Griffin of Pennsylvania - could face charges.
[Double Boxes=ANCHOR/Microwave]


Jennifer Miele is at the scene. Jennifer, is anyone injured?
[Live= Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke Co.]



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(rollcue... she lost control of her vehicle.)
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[IN Q=The family camper]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Larry Findly/State Police]
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[OUT Q=for the next few hours.]
[Live= Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke Co.]
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[Double Boxes=ANCHOR/Microwave]



[MSchool-Board]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke Co. Schools]


The Roanoke County School Board seems to have resolved a tough issue concerning attendance... by coming full circle.
After considering some unpopular proposals, the Board decided last night to keep the attendance zones the same.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The board came to that decision last night after nearly two months of reviewing various redistricting options.
The board said after listening to parents it realized that this option would create fewer complications.
Many parents say they are relieved that their children will still be able to attend the same schools.
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[IN Q=I was in a situation]

((PARENT: I WAS IN A SITUATION WHERE I HAD MY KIDS SPLIT AND IT REALLY MADE ME VERY UNHAPPY AND JUST BELIEVE THEY LISTENED TO US))
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[VO-NAT]

Students at Back Creek, Bent Mountain, Clearbrook, and Penn Forest Elementaries will go to Cave Spring Middle School which will filter into Cave Spring High School.
Cave Spring, Green Valley, and Oak Grove Elementaries will filter into Hidden Valley Middle School which will feed South County High School.
There's a concern the plan will lead to overcrowding at the new high school, but the board says it might consider adding classrooms.
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[Australia-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire]


Authorities in Australia say a deadly fire at a hostel could be the work of an arsonist.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Childers, Australia;]


At least 15 people were killed and three are still missing, after the blaze tore though the hostel.
Police say most of the victims were British tourists, doing seasonal work as fruit pickers.
Survivors recall the frightening scene as they fled for safety.
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[SOT 10:18:38 ]
[IN Q=It's just]

((IT'S JUST LOOKING AROUND, FLAMES JUMPING, SURREAL IT WAS. A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE MISSING STILL. IT'S A SHAME.))
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[OUT Q=it's a shame.]
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[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, authorities are searching for a man who was seen outside the building just before the fire began early this morning.
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[Burma-Drugs]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A huge drug bust, or rather, drug BURNING in the Southeast Asian nation of Burma.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Yangon, Burma;]


Authorities burned thousands of pounds of seized narcotics today, with an estimated street value of one-point-three- BILLION- dollars.
Burma is one of the world's biggest producers of heroin and opium.
The massive stockpile of drugs was incinerated after last year's promise by the government to crack down on illegal trade.
Government officials said the effort to battle drugs would continue, despite a lack of international assistance.


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[Jordan-Embassy]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Security is tight around the U-S embassy in Jordan after officials warned that it MIGHT be the target for terrorism.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Amman, Jordan;]


Earth-moving equipment was brought in to place concrete barriers around the embassy.
Dozens of sand bags were also lined around the embassy walls.
The embassy's web site is warning Americans traveling to Jordan to remain on alert.
16 of 28 Arabs in the area are suspected of having links to terrorist Osama bin Laden.
They've been arrested and are on trial.
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[E-Hager]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=John Hager]


If the early bird gets the worm in Virginia politics - John Hager's a shoe-in for Governor.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


The Republican lieutenant governor surprised NO one, but made it official last night -- kicking off what will be the longest official campaign for governor in Virginia history.
His challenge: to try to follow two Republicans he thinks have done a good job.
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[IN Q=And so]
[sot 13:46:51 ]

((HAGER: AND SO, WHILE WE WILL CONTINUE THE DIRECTION, I THINK THERE WILL BE LOTS OF SPECIFICS, JUST LIKE THERE WERE JIM GILMORE WHEN HE TOOK OVER FROM GEORGE ALLEN.))
[SUPER=01-Lt. Gov. John Hager/(R) Candidate for Governor;]
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[OUT Q=George Allen.]
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[VO-NAT]


He's calling his campaign Operation Triple Play, to keep the focus on George Allen and George Bush this year... and get to John Hager next year.
Hager will face Republican Attorney General Mark Earley in a 2001 spring convention.
The winner of that contest will face Democrat Mark Warner next fall.
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[E-Massengill]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-16 TC1:13:50]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Governor Gilmore has named a new leader for Virginia State Police.
After 32 years of service - Gerald Massengill has reached the top of the organization.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/March 14;]


Yesterday, Dinwiddie County native Massengill was named the new superintendent.
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[SOT 10:30:33]
[IN Q=He's served]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: HE'S SERVED AS FIRST SERGEANT, LIEUTENANT, HE'S SERVED ALL THE WAY UP THE LINE. I JUST THINK THE EXPERIENCE OF THE PERSON WHO'S BEEN ON THE SCENE IS THE CORRECT APPROACH AND THE RIGHT THING TO DO.))
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[OUT Q=thing to do.]
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[VO-NAT]


Gilmore says he's watched Massengill closely since he took over as acting superintendent for the retiring Wayne Huggins in January.
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[TALENT=Kimberly]
[SS=None]


The Governor says Richmond police chief Jerry Oliver and the chief from Durham, North Carolina were also finalists.


[Mexico-Protest]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Latin America's largest university is in turmoil today--
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Mexico City, Mexico;]


The trouble began when students at the National Autonomous University protested the appearance of a presidential candidate.
He's the former mayor of Mexico City, whose term was marred by a 10- month strike at the university.
Demonstrators threw rocks and eggs.
Someone even threw a Molotov cocktail on the stage.
No major injuries were reported.
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[E-Campbell]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=00-19 TC29:49]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Perhaps you've never heard his name, but his work has greatly impacted local communities.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Raleigh Campbell is retiring as the executive director of the Council of Community Services, a job he's held for 32 years.
The nonprofit agency coordinates the work of dozens of social service organizations.
Campbell helped develop Total Action Against Poverty, the AIDS Council, the League of Older Americans and other groups.
Campbell's friends and co-workers gave him a big sendoff yesterday at the Patrick Henry Hotel.
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[GROWIN-IT]


[ANCHOR=PATRICK]
[NEWSCAST=NOON]
[WRITER=pev]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Growin' It]


[SPONSOR OPEN]

Daylilies come in all shapes and sizes, as evidenced by the magnificent display at Glebe Hill Gardens.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daleville;]


The gardens were started about 12 years ago, and have grown to include one-thousand varieties of daylily.
Each year, Gary Osborne adds new varieties that are hybridized by growers across the country.
And it can be quite expensive to acquire those new cultivars.
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[SUPER=01-Gary Osborne/Glebe Hill Gardens;]
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[OUT Q=until the second year.]
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[VO-NAT]


Glebe Hill gardens are open to the public starting tomorrow, right on through the first week in July, so you can catch the lilies at their peak bloom.
The gardens are located just off route 220: turn left one mile past Lord Botetourt High School, on Glebe Hill Road, and the sign for the gardens will be on your left.
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[SPONSOR CLOSE]


[Gonzalez]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=MLB]


Juan is not gone after all.
A New York radio station reports Juan Gonzalez will use his no-trade clause to veto the planned trade from Detroit to the Yankees.
The teams had arranged a swap sending outfield Ricky (leh-DAY) Ledee and two minor leaguers to the Tigers for Gonzalez.


[S-Horse]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-77 (7:48)]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke Horse Show]


The 29th annual Roanoke Valley Horse show has proven that some good can come from a tragedy.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Shawsville/May 29, 1999; :]


On May 29-th of last year fire destroyed a major barn at the Bent tree stables in Shawsville killing several show horses.
Construction began on a new barn this April.
[SUPER=04-Yesterday; ]

The structure is nearly finished and owner Karen Waldron hopes to fill the stables with show horses by the end of the summer.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="Last year...]

((KAREN WALDRON/BENT TREE FARMS: LAST YEAR WE HAD A PHENOMENAL HORSE SHOW RIGHT AFTER THE FIRE AND IT JUST MAKES YOU REALIZE REGARDLESS OF WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON WE HAVE A DUTY TO OURSELVES TO THE HORSES WE HAVE HERE TO OUR CUSTOMERS TO GO AHEAD AND GIVE IT OUR BEST.))
[SUPER=01-Karen Waldron/Bent Tree Farms Owner; :00]
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[OUT Q=.....our best."]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Last Night;]


Waldron and her riders were at their best Wednesday night winning several blue ribbons.
And like a Phoenix rising from the ashes, Waldron, herself, won the top prize in the Friesian horse division, a category her own stables started at last year's horse show.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="Probably the...]

((WALDRON: PROBABLY THE MOST INTERESTING THING WE'RE DOING AT THE HORSE SHOW THIS YEAR IS HELPING SPONSOR A DIVISION FOR THE FRIESIAN HORSES. THEY'RE FROM HOLLAND AND FIRST HAD THOSE CLASSES LAST YEAR AND LAST NIGHT I SHOWED THE HORSE THAT WON THE CLASS NAMED FLORIST.))
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[OUT Q=....named florist."]





[Tank-Museum]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The first of more than a hundred tanks and armored cars heading to Pittsylvania County have arrived.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;]


The dozens of vehicles are traveling from New York to the Tank Museum on highway 29 just four miles north of downtown Danville.
The collection by the American Armored Foundation will be one of the largest of its kind outside of the U.S. Army.


The foundation is a non-profit corporation.
The museum will not be open to the public for at least a year.
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