[Open-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Denise]

[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


[roll cold out of the open]


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[begin with head shot - then around :03 into the bite take flooding pics]
[SOT 1:33:10]
[In-Q=I just raced out...]
[runs=05]
[OUT-Q=just shocked.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]
[SUPER=@Denise1;]
[SUPER=@Kimberly1;]


A rude awakening for travelers staying in a Roanoke hotel... Rooms and cars were flooded during last night's storm.

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[2-shot toss to Hello]

[Roanoke-Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=00-18 1:48:49]
[GRAPHIC=Flooding]


A fierce electrical storm left 5-THOUSAND people in and around the city of Roanoke without power at one time last night.
Just under a thousand are still without power this morning.
A-E-P hopes to have the majority of power restored by noon today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


With last night's storm came flooding - stranded cars could be seen in downtown Roanoke.
At the Ramada Inn on Franklin Road - guests on the first floor found themselves washed out:
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[SOT 1:32:53]
[IN Q=All these people]

((Man all these people once they saw the water they just started packin' up everything and going.))
[SUPER=01-Jake Roberts/Hotel Guest]
[RUNS=04]
[OUT Q=everything and going.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Guests on the first floor were moved to the second floor.
Jake Roberts' room was on the fourth floor.
His personal items weren't damaged - but his car is a different story.
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[SOT 1:32:38]
[In-Q=I just]
[runs=:06]
[Out-Q=lost my car.]
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[vo-nat]
Several other cars in the hotel parking lot were heavily damaged by water.
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[11Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=mce]
[TAPE#=00-28; TC 31:04]
[GRAPHIC=Flooding]


New construction isn't helping matters any.
That's what some families in the Elliston area say after yesterday's rains.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Elliston]

Residents say poor drainage from the construction site is too much for this pipe to handle. The overflow of water from the new high school's reservoir ends up in some peoples' backyards. Two to three feet of water swamped this mobile home - and the owner's dog had to be rescued from the rising water. Yesterday's rain caused the Wellon family's basement to flood, causing an estimated 25-thousand dollars in damage. They say this isn't the first time this has happened.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Sandra Wellons/Elliston Resident]

((WE'VE BEEN FIGHTING WITH V-DOT, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, ANYBODY THAT WOULD LISTEN TO ME. I TALKED TO EVERYBODY THAT I COULD ABOUT IT - AND THIS IS THE SECOND TIME IT'S HAPPENED IN LESS THAN A YEAR.))
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=a year.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

The Wellons say they never had a problem with flooding before construction on the new 14-million dollar high school got underway.
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[TOSS TO KIM!!!]

[Amherst-Robbery]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Bank Robbery]

Amherst County authorities are searching for the man they say robbed the F & M Bank at the Ambriar Shopping center yesterday.
(+++++++++)

[take pinnacle page]
The suspect was NOT armed.
He's described as a black male, six foot one or taller weighing about 160- pounds.
He was wearing a red shirt and blue pants.
(+++++++++)
[anchor=Denise]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


The suspect fled on foot and later got into a teal or aqua green Ford Explorer with heavy damage to the driver's side.
The rear window was also taped with plastic.

[I-77-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=acr]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=77 fatal accident]

One man is dead - three people injured after a five car pile-up on Interstate 77. State police say a pick-up truck driven by a Bland County man was traveling south yesterday afternoon when it struck another car heading the same direction.
The truck went airborne, struck two other cars and landed on top of a station wagon.
The pick-up driver was thrown from his vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Three others were taken to Wythe County Community Hospital and are listed in stable condition.






[Tease#1]



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

[both mics HOT]
Shakespeare's traveling all around the state this summer -
Now - Shenandoah Shakespeare's stopping in Roanoke.
A guest joins us in the studio with more, just ahead.
[anchor=Kimberly]


Plus...
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[TAKE VO]
The Roanoke Rescue Mission is looking to expand.
But some of its neighbors are saying no.
We'll tell you why.
(------------------)
[comm #1]

[lott]








[Eye-Open]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=Eye Open]
[GRAPHIC=Eye on Virginia]


Shenandoah Shakespeare wants to shake up your summer
The traveling acting troupe is in the Star City all week.
Some guests are with Kimberly McBroom to tell us more in this week's Eye on Virginia.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=animation]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=stop animation]


[OPEN WITH KIMBERLY ON RECORD]
[Shenandoah-Shakespeare]
[anchor=Kimberly -- ON RECORD]
[writer=chr]
[newscast=Sun AM]
[tape=Eye on Virginia #1 TC 37:25]
[graphic=Eye On Virginia]


Shenandoah Shakespeare

Joining us now is Jim Warren - he's the Co Founder and Artistic Director of Shenandoah Shakespeare.
Tell us a little about Shenandoah Shakespeare Express:

[super=01-Jim Warren/Shenandoah Shakespeare]


We have some footage of a previous performance:

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[VO-NAT from Big Beta tape]
[super=04-1997]



[runs=1:30 + pad]
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(+++++++++)
[TAKE FULL SCREEN #9470]

You can catch the performances all week at Elmwood Park in Roanoke. It runs Monday through Sunday - each show begins at 6pm.

(+++++++++)



(+++++++)
[TAKE TICKETS FULL SCREEN # 9474]


Tickets: Adults - 12 dollars Students and Seniors - 10 dollars 12 and Under - 6 dollars
(+++++++)
[anchor=Kimberly]


Shenandoah Shakespeare's working on getting a new theater in Staunton that could become quite a tourist attraction.
We'll have more on that a little later.
[KIMBERLY TOSSES BACK TO DENISE]

[Health-Check]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sun. morning]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=Health Week 31:52]
[GRAPHIC=Health Check]


Baby Henry is still in need of a bone marrow transplant.
While potential donors have been located... none are a perfect match for the Radford infant.
That's just one of the stories in this week's health check report.
Joy Sutton has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=baby henry]
[SUPER=03-Radford; 00]
[SUPER=01-Patrick Moore/Parent; :24]
[SUPER=01-Angela Moore/Parent; :31]
[SUPER=04-File Tape; :45]
[SUPER=01-Janet Grubbs/Southeast Dairy Association; 1:02]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; 1:31:]
[SUPER=01-Shelly Nickols-Richardson/Assistant Professor; 1:43]
[RUNS=1:59]
[OUT Q=Joy Sutton]

(( Baby Henry was born with a rare disease, that left him without any white blood cells to fight infection, and that's why he needs a bone marrow transplant.
Doctors hope to delay Henry's procedure until he's at least three - he'll be stronger and doctors will have had more time to find a better match.
His parents - Patrick and Angela Moore- say now that he's responding to his medication his future looks brighter.
(///sot///)
[sot baby henry tape 01:50:13]
[in q=There ]

((PATRICK MOORE/FATHER: THERE ARE DEFINITELY SOME DARKER DAYS, EVERYDAY'S NOT SUNSHINE, BUT, HE'S OUR SUNSHINE. ANGELA MOORE: WHEN YOU GET UP IN THE MORNING AND LOOK AT THAT FACE THAT GETS YOU THROUGH THE DAY.))
[runs= 11]
[out q= the day.]


The Moores recently found out that Henry's disease is NOT genetic and they're considering having another child, which doctors say could be Henry's best chance for a better donor match.
In other health news, the National Dairy Council says new research indicates low fat dairy products can help you lose weight.
Two independent university studies revealed that consuming 3 servings of either fat free or one percent milk products could actually help your body burn fat more efficiently.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT Dairy tape 1:01:15]
[IN Q=Purdue has also done]

((JANET GRUBBS/SOUTHEAST DAIRY ASSOC.:PURDUE HAS ALSO DONE INDEPENDENT RESEARCH WHICH AGAIN HAS SHOW WOMEN WHO GET THREE SERVING OF LOW FAT DAIRY PRODUCTS ARE AT LEAST RISK TO BECOME OBESE AND ACTUALLY BURN OFF 69 PERCENT OF THEIR BODY FAT WHEN THEY GET DAIRY INTO THEIR DIET))
[RUNS= 13]
[OUT Q=their diet]


But one nutritionist warns, it's important to remember you can't just take-in calcium and lose weight - you have to restrict your caloric intake as well.
She says it's also important to note more research needs to be done. An assistant professor at Virginia Tech is hoping to help young women avoid osteoporosis.
For the past two years, Shelly Nickols-Richardson has focused her research on how diet affects bone mineral density.


(///// SOT /////)
[SOT osteoporis tape: 4:09:51]
[IN Q=Part of which]

((SHELLY NICKOLS-RICHARDSON/ASST. PROFESSOR HUMAN NUTRITION: PART OF WHICH MY RESEARCH IS REALLY LOOKING INTO IS WOMEN RIGHT BEFORE THE AGE OF PEAK BONE MASS, AND WHAT WE CAN DO SO THAT THE LAST SORT OF DRIVE TO GET THAT BONE MINERAL DENSITY TO THE HIGHEST IT CAN POSSIBLY BE SO WE ARE BETTER EQUIPPED TO GO THROUGH MID LIFE))
[RUNS= 14]
[OUT Q=mid life]


That's this week's health check, I'm Joy Sutton.))




[Reel-Open]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=Reel Open]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Newsreel]


Death row inmate Earl Bramblett has fought to clear his name ever since he was convicted of murdering a Vinton family and setting their home on fire.
It was four years ago today that Bramblett was arrested - and nearly six years ago that a blaze led investigators to a crime scene they'll never forget.
Keith Humphry has a look back in this week's Virginia Newsreel.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=animation]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=stop animation]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]
[Bramblett-Reel]
[anchor=Kimberly]
[writer=chr]
[newscast=Sun AM]
[tape=Va. Newsreel # 3 TC 1:17:22]
[graphic=wipe wipe wipe]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[SOT]
[IN-Q=Before dawn]
[SUPER=21-Police Re-enactment; :00]
[SUPER=21-Vinton/August 29, 1994; :15]
[SUPER=21-Mark Price/Neighbor; :24]
[SUPER=21-Ricky Foutz/September 2, 1994; 1:03]
[SUPER=21-1996; 1:21]
[SUPER=21-1997; 2:07]
[OUT-Q=I'm KH.]
[RUNS=2:52]

(([FROM 3:03:23 - best re-enactment footage]
Before dawn, August 29th, 1994 - a woman on her way to work said Virginia Avenue was deserted, until headlights appeared behind her.... A white Ford pickup truck approached, then passed and sped away. [8:48:15 best burned house pix]
A fatal fire had started just about the same time at 2323 Virginia Avenue... where the truck pulled out.
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[SOT 8:47:37 ]
[IN-Q=]

((MARK PRICE/NEIGHBOR: ABOUT 4 O'CLOCK THIS MORNING... POLICE ASKED ME TO MOVE MY CAR CAUSE THE HOUSE NEXT DOOR TO ME WAS BURNIN' DOWN --8:47:44 SMOKE AND FLAMES WAS ROLLING OUT))
[RUNS= :07]
[OUT-Q=]

[CONTINUE burned house pix]
2323 Virginia was where the Hodges family lived.
And that's where they died: [9:02:48 FAMILY PORTRAIT] Blaine and Teresa, and their daughters, 11 -year-old Winter and 3 year-old Anna. [8:49:26 - BODIES BEING CARRIED OUT]
Inside the home, firefighters found Blaine Hodges and both girls with gunshot wounds to the head.
Teresa Hodges had been strangled.
Investigators were convinced the killer was no stranger to the victims.
(////////SOT///////)
[SOT 9:04:40 ]
[IN-Q=]

((9:04:40 - FOUTZ: I PERSONALLY DO NOT THINK THIS WAS JUST A RANDOM THING - 9:04:45 -- I DON'T THINK THE CITIZENS OF VINTON NEED TO BE CONCERNED ABOUT THEIR SAFETY AT THIS POINT - 9:04:51))
[RUNS= :11]
[OUT-Q=at this point.]

[CONTINUE BURNED HOUSE PICS]
Within days of the fire, police questioned Earl Bramblett.
He drove a pickup [3:03:23 PICKUP IN POLICE REENACTMENT FOOTAGE ] similar to the one seen speeding away that morning. [BRAMBLETT 2:51:01]
Though Bramblett was an outsider, he had worked his way INTO the Hodges family home. He practically lived with them. [EVIDENCE (CARDBOARD BOXES AND PAPERS) PIC 3:17:29 - don't show investigator smiling]
In addition to ballistic evidence against Bramblett, police discovered tape recordings he'd made. They included conversations with the Hodges, as he plotted their murders - [WINTER PIC 2:57:48] -and obsessed over a young girl. Winter was only 9 or 10 when Bramblett told her his work would keep him away from her:

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[SOT 3:09:13]
[IN-Q=]

((3:09:13 - PHONE RECORDING: B: THEN I WOULDN'T BE ABLE TO COME BY... I CAN LIVE WITHOUT YA- 3:09:35))
[RUNS= :22]
[OUT-Q=without ya.]

[BRAMBLETT 2:54:24]
Bramblett also recorded himself, saying Blaine Hodges was using his daughter to sexually entice Bramblett. [Teresa pic 2:56:44]
In taped conversations with Teresa Hodges, Bramblett warned her that [Blaine pic 3:11:20] Blaine's association with alleged drug dealers could get his family killed. [BRAMBLETT 9:10:35, 9:11:46]
Investigators believe that's because Bramblett already had a plan to kill.
He's now the oldest resident on Virginia's Death Row. [BEST BURNED HOUSE PICS]
The crime scene he left behind took its toll not only on his victims and their families - [SULLEN FIREFIGHTER PIC 8:44:06] but also on people trained to deal with life-and-death situations. [FIREFIGHTERS THEN INVESTIGATORS ON SCENE 8:44:15, 8:44:22, 8:50:05]
One of the firemen who found the two young girls with bullet holes between the eyes - had to take a leave of absence. The first patrolman on the scene became a carpenter.
That's Virginia Newsreel. I'm Keith Humphry.))
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(adlib toss to albums bump)

[Take Full Screen albums Bump]
[Chyron #7151 ]



[COMM # 3][2Shenandoah-Shakespeare]
[anchor=Kimberly]
[writer=chr]
[newscast=Sun AM]
[tape=Eye on Virginia #1 TC 40:43]
[graphic=Eye On Virginia]


In today's Eye on Virginia - we're checking out Shenandoah Shakespeare.
The Staunton based group is performing in Roanoke this week.
Their catch phrase is "This year at your place. Next year at ours."
[DOUBLE BOXES]


Denise has a little more on just what that means.
Denise? [DENISE ON RECORD]
Jim Warren joins us again - he's the Co Founder and Artistic Director of Shenandoah Shakespeare.

[super=01-Jim Warren/Shenandoah Shakespeare]



(AD LIB ABOUT THEATER)



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[VO-NAT from Big Beta tape]
[super=03-Washington, DC/1997]

This is video of a performance at the Folger Library in Washington D-C. You want the Blackfriars Playhouse to be similar - right?

[runs=1:30 + pad]
(----------------)
[anchor=Denise]


Shenandoah Shakespeare is performing here in Roanoke this week. But it's not just about entertainment. Coming up a little later - we'll tell you about Shenandoah Shakespeare's educational mission.
[DENISE TOSSES TO BUMP THEN COMMERCIAL] [BUMP] [COMM]

[2Open-Heads]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


[roll cold out of the open]

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[SOT 1:33:25]
[IN-Q=My car]
[runs=:02]
[OUT-Q=It's gone]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]


A thunderous evening in the Roanoke Valley leaves plenty of property damage... and thousands without power.
(------------)


Plus - a new clue in the death of a Radford woman found with a cut wrist... after police find someone else's D-N-A on a knife.
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[2-shot toss to hello]

[2Roanoke-Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=00-20 1:43:07]
[GRAPHIC=Flooding]


Just under a thousand American Electric Power customers in and around Roanoke are still without power this morning after last night's electrical storm and flooding.
But at one point last night - 5-THOUSAND customers were without power.
Area roads are clear this morning...
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


But that wasn't the case last night.
This car became stranded in high water on 9-th and Campbell in downtown Roanoke.
And guests of the Ramada Inn on Franklin found their cars virtually swimming.
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[SOT 1:32:31]
[IN Q=Next thing I know]
[SUPER=01-Jake Roberts/Hotel Guest]
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=up to my waist.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Jake Roberts is visiting from West Virginia. He thinks his car is a total loss.
Many residents on the first floor of the Ramada weren't just dealing with damaged cars - they had to pack up their belongings and move to the second floor after floodwaters came into their rooms and damaged personal belongings.
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[2Elliston-Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=mce]
[TAPE#=00-28; TC 31:04]
[graphic=wipe]


[wipe wipe wipe wipe]
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[vo-nat]
[SUPER=03-Elliston]

Residents in Elliston say poor drainage from the construction site of the new Eastern Montgomery High School is too much for this pipe to handle. The overflow of water from the school's reservoir ends up in nearby backyards. Two to three feet of water swamped this mobile home - and the owner's dog had to be rescued from the rising water. Yesterday's rain caused the Wellon family's basement to flood, causing an estimated 25-thousand dollars in damage. They say this isn't the first time this has happened.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It's hard for us...]
[SUPER=01-Sandra Wellons/Elliston Resident]

((IT'S HARD FOR US TO CLEAN THIS MESS UP EVERYTIME - I THINK SOMEONE SHOULD BE RESPONSIBLE FOR IT...))
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=be responsible for it.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Wellons say they never had a flooding problem before construction on the new school got underway.
They say they've already talked with VDOT and Montgomery County officials but nothing has been done.
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[11Pleasants-DNA]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=00-15; TC 1:52:56]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Unidentified D-N-A has been found on a knife used to cut the wrist of a Radford woman.
Police hope it leads them to a suspect in the death of Lori Pleasants.
(------------)
[VO-NAT 00-21 34:49]


The 23 year old was found in her Radford apartment June 15-th.
[SUPER=03-Radford/June 19]


An autopsy showed she'd been strangled - but her wrist had also been cut.
According to an affidavit, the D-N-A on the knife did NOT match Pleasants'.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Denise]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A search warrant was issued on July 21-st to obtain a blood sample from a man who said he attempted to have sex with Pleasants the morning of June 15-th.
His name isn't being released because he hasn't been charged.




[Pound-Statistics]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Taking a dog or cat to the pound is almost always a death sentence according to the State Veterinarian's office.
The numbers show companion animals are twice as likely to be euthanized as they are to be adopted.
Last year, statewide figures show that more than 131-thousand of 221-thousand companion animals handled by pounds and shelters were put to sleep.
That comes to just under 60 percent.
By contrast, only about 29 percent -- went home with families.
These statistics are in line with the national numbers.


[Tease#2]



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

[BOTH MICS HOT]
Still to come on News 7... we'll tell you why some neighbors to Roanoke's Rescue Mission DON'T want it to expand.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And......
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]

a Southwest Virginia man comes out of retirement - to bring new life to an ailing nursing home.
His story just ahead on this week's Virginia Profile. [Kimberly ad-lib into the travel forecast]
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[Kimberly MIC hot] [ No 2-shot toss go straight to Travel Bump] [soft music under]

[Profile-Open]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=WeekendAM]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=Profile Open]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Profile]

A 75-year-old public home for the mentally and physically disabled COULD be shut down if its license isn't renewed this week.
But the Fairview Home's Board of Directors vows THAT won't happen.
In this week's Virginia Profile, Marya Jones takes a look at the efforts of one man to nurse the home back to good health.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=animation]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=stop animation]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]


[Va-Profile]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=mjo]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=Va. Profile #3 1:38:33]
[GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[SOT]
[IN Q=At an age where]
[SUPER=03-Dublin; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bob Hartsock/Acting Administrator; :12]
[SUPER=01-Frank Conner/Fairview Board Chairman; 1:06]
[SUPER=@Marya2; 1:38]
[RUNS=1:45]
[OUT Q=MJN7, Dublin.]

(( At an age where many of his peers are living in nursing homes, Bob Hartsock is running one.
The 74-year-old came out of retirement earlier this month to help save the troubled Fairview Home in Dublin.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 1:47 - :57]

((BOB HARTSOCK/FAIRVIEW HOME ACTING ADMINISTRATOR: AT AGE 74 YOU WANT TO RETIRE AND GET AWAY FROM THIS, BUT IT BECAME A CHALLENGE TO ME AND I WAS DETERMINED TO COME BACK AND DO WHAT I COULD.))
[RUNS= :10]


For a few years in the 80s, Hartsock supervised the home.
In recent years, it's fallen on hard times.
It's estimated to be 80-thousand dollars in debt.
And earlier this year, it was slapped with several state violations, including improper drug dispensing to patients and faulty hiring practices.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 1:12 - :17]

((BOB HARTSOCK: WE ARE GOING TO GET IT TURNED AROUND. WE'RE GOING TO DO EVERYTHING WE CAN BECAUSE THIS IS A NEEDED FACILITY. THE COMMY NEEDS IT, PEOPLE HERE NEED IT, SOCIAL SERVICES NEEDS IT, IT'S A PRIME FACILITY FOR THOSE WHO CAN'T CARE FOR THEMSELVES.))
[RUNS= :19]


Fairview is home to 62 residents -- most whom are mentally or physically disabled.
Some have lived there for as many as 30 years.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 17:19 - :31]

((FRANK CONNER/FAIRVIEW BOARD CHAIRMAN: IT'S BEEN OUT OF SIGHT AND OUT OF MIND A LONG TIME. YOU TALK TO PEOPLE ABOUT FAIRVIEW HOME AND THEY SAY IS THAT THE OLD POORHOUSE? WE'VE GOT TO GET AWAY FROM THAT.))
[RUNS= :12]


Four counties and the city of Radford -- which share in operating the home -- say they'll bail it out of debt.
And the board recently approved a five-percent raise to help keep poorly-paid but qualified staff members.
Community support is helping, too. But the home still needs everything from computers to underwear for residents.

(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 11:40 - :46]

((BOB HARTSOCK: WE'RE GOING TO GET IT BACK ON ITS FEET AND IT'S GOING TO BE A PLACE THAT WE'RE REALLY PROUD OF.))
[RUNS= :06]


And Hartsock says he'll postpone retirement just long enough to see that happen.
Marya Jones, News 7, Dublin.))

[Gypsy-Moths]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Despite the rain we've been experiencing lately, the lack of it over the past three years is still taking its toll on the state.
Officials say gypsy moths have defoliated more than 71-thousand acres of woodlands in Virginia this year.
Agriculture and forestry officials say the moths tend to come in greater numbers in prolonged periods of drought.


Bath County is one of the hardest hit areas with 18-thousand-244 acres defoliated.
Officials say it's likely to be worse next year when eggs left behind this year hatch.


[11Rescue-Mission]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=00-25; TC 39:13]
[GRAPHIC=None]

[*NOTE ANCHOR TAG**] An organization that helps out the area's homeless and disadvantaged wants to expand.
But some neighbors to Roanoke's Rescue Mission say that won't happen - if they have anything to say about it.
Kate Weidaw reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=nat sound]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;:05]
[SUPER=01-Mike Brennan/Consultant;:20]
[SUPER=01-Bobby Meadows/Resident;:39]
[SUPER=01-Christine Proffitt/Resident;1:19]
[SUPER=@Kate2;1:30]
[RUNS=1:37]
[OUT Q=kw news 7 Roanoke.]


(( [NAT SOUND MIKE WALKING THE GROUP]
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Roanoke city and the Rescue Mission see potential in this neighborhood for a new residential recovery unit for women and children. But before anything is built the public is getting to see what the Mission wants to do with this Southeast neighborhood.

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((MIKE BRENNAN/CONSULTANT: WHEN YOU'RE STANDING HERE WHAT AREA DO YOU FEEL THIS IS APART OF, A RESIDENTIAL AREA OR THE COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT.))
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But there's one problem with the Mission's plan to build a new facility, some of the residents don't want it.

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((BOBBY MEADOWS/RESIDENT: I THINK IT'S ENCROACHING INTO THE RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOODS IT'S THERE WE EXCEPT IT BUT WE DON'T WANT IT ANY LARGER.))
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But to make the proposed building look residential and fit in with the surroundings would mean knocking down five homes on fourth street. The problem with that, residents are refurbishing the neighborhood. Abandoned homes are getting complete makeovers.

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((CHRISTINE PROFFITT/RESIDENT: THERE WAS CEILINGS FALLING DOWN THERE WAS HOMELESS PEOPLE LIVING IN IT WINDOWS WERE BUSTED IT NEEDED A PAINT JOB.))
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Christine Proffitt and her husband have spent the past four years transforming their home. Proffitt says the proposal to tear down the homes is a bad idea.

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((CHRISTINE PROFFITT: I BELIEVE THEY'RE PART OF THIS NEIGHBORHOOD STRUCTURE AND THE MORE WE LOOSE OUR HOMES WE ARE LOOSING OUR NEIGHBORHOOD IT GIVES US CHARACTER AND SHOWS HOW OLD THE NEIGHBORHOOD ACTUALLY IS.))
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But the Roanoke Rescue Mission says they need more space to accommodate the public. And while the proposed sites are only in the planning stage they will continue to work with this community's needs. Kate Weidaw News 7 Roanoke.))
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Another Roanoke Rescue Mission tour will be given August 15-th at 10-30 in the morning and again at 6-30 that night .. they're open to the public. [3Shenandoah-Shakespeare]
[anchor=Denise]
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We've told you about Shenandoah Shakespeare's performances coming to Roanoke this week...
And a little about the theater the acting company hopes to have up and running in Staunton next year...
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But now we're going to talk education...
Right Kimberly? [TAKE KIMBERLY ON RECORD]
Jim Warren joins us again - he's the Co Founder and Artistic Director of Shenandoah Shakespeare.

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The performances this week are:
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[TAKE MUCH ADO FULL SCREEN #9471]


Much Ado About Nothing Showing Monday, Friday, and Sunday
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[TAKE RICHARD II FULL SCREEN #9472]


Richard the Second Showing Tuesday and Thursday
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[TAKE DR. FAUSTUS FULL SCREEN #9473]


Dr. Faustus (FOU-stuss) Showing Wednesday and Saturday
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN #9470]

You can catch the performances all week at Elmwood Park in Roanoke. Each show begins at 6pm.

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[TAKE INFORMATION FULL SCREEN] For ticket prices and information, call toll free:
1- 877 - MUCH - ADO
or you can e-mail Shenandoah Shakespeare at i-shakespeare-dot-com
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[Sports-Extra]


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You've heard time and time again. Now the National Association of Athletic Trainers wants to stress the importance of hydration to every exercise program.
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The NATA says one of the most avoidable injuries is dehydration. The organization recommends drinking fluids before during and after your workout, especially if it last more than 45 minutes.
But trainers don't recommend just any fluid. Water is good but sometimes an athlete needs more.
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[super=01-Mike Goforth/Virginia Tech Head Trainer; : 00]
[SUPER=01-Julie Max/NATA President; :22]
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The NATA wants to stress that these guidelines are important for athletes of all levels because dehydration can be serious, even fatal.
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