[HEADLINES]

[TALENT=Kimberly]

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[VO-NAT]


Fighting continues over a sacred shrine in Jerusalem--
Scores are injured and at least three people are dead.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And there's a new toy recall-- nearly seven- thousand play sets are considered a danger to small children.
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[TALENT=Shannon]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=None]


Stay tuned-- News 7 at noon is next.



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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]
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[VO-NAT]


A train derailment wakes up hundreds of New Jersey residents, forced out of their homes in the early morning hours.

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[Recall]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Product Recall]


Good afternoon, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
More on the derailment story in a moment.
But first--
If you're the parent of a small child, you'll want to take note of a new toy recall--
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[Take FS picture]
Rainbow Play Systems is recalling about seven- thousand play sets to replace chains that could be defective.
The government says the company's received seven reports of the chains breaking while children are swinging.
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[Anchor=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]


In one case, a child suffered a head injury.
The sets with the potentially defective chains were sold between March and June of this year, at cost between 12- hundred and six- thousand dollars. [Take FS WEB ADDRESS BOARD]
If you would like more information on the recall..you can check out the Rainbow Play Systems web site through a link on OUR web page at WDBJ 7-dot-com.

[Mideast-Clashes]


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


At least three Palestinians are dead after another day of clashes with Israeli police over a disputed religious site.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jerusalem, Israel;]


Israeli police say they fired live rounds and rubber bullets at stone-throwing Palestinian worshipers.
Scores of people were injured, including police.
Israeli- Palestinian peacemaking is at a crossroads over the fate of Jerusalem and the contested holy shrine.
The site is sacred to both Muslims and Jews.
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[Train-Derailment]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=train derailment]


It was a rude awakening for several hundreds New Jersey residents--
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Woodbridge, NJ;]


A freight train derailed, forcing them to evacuate this morning.
The Conrail train carrying petroleum gas derailed , sending fire and rescue crews scrambling to evacuate about 300 people.
Authorities say there was no gas leak, and no one was injured.
No word on what caused the train to jump the tracks.
Residents were allowed to return home several hours later.
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[Land-Trust]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=00-43]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A woman has ensured that 158 acres at the base of the Peaks of Otter will never be developed.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;]

Barbara Hatcher is turning Twin Oaks Farm into a conservation easement. The property has been in her family for five generations and the farmhouse dates back to the eighteenth century.
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[SOT 12:52:13]
[IN Q=I would like]

((BARBARA HATCHER/LANDOWNER: I WOULD LIKE TO PRESERVE THIS PART OF THE AREA AND LOTS OF PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO CUT EVERYTHING UP INTO LITTLE PARCELS AND BUILD HOUSES. I DON'T WANT THAT TO HAPPEN.))
[SUPER=01-Barbara Hatcher/Landowner;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=to happen]
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[VO-NAT]

The parkway pulls about 300 million dollars of revenue into our area -- according to land trust officials -- and provides 13 thousand jobs.
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[SOT 13:08:25]
[IN Q=SO IT'S]

((MICHAEL VAN NESS/WESTERN VA LAND TRUST: SO IT'S VERY DEPENDENT ON LANDOWNERS LIKE MS. HATCHER TO PERMANENTLY PROTECT THEIR LAND SO THE VISITORS ALONG THE PARKWAY ARE NOT FACED WITH FURTHER FRAGMENTATION OR INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT RIGHT ALONG THE EDGE OF THE PARKWAY.))
[SUPER=01-Michael Van Ness/Western VA Land Trust;]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=edge of the parkway]
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[VO-NAT]

Hatcher still owns her farm and can sell it. This deal only specifies that it cannot be developed. Tonight on News7 at 5 and 6, we'll hear about new 50-thousand-dollar tax credits you can get for conserving land.
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[Craft-show]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=12]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=00-30]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Crafters say Roanoke IS big enough for both of the craft shows in town this weekend.
One is at the Roanoke Civic Center and the other at the Salem Civic Center.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


250 vendors at each event have set up shop.
Some crafters say business is better when shoppers can attend two shows within a ten mile radius.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It blows my]
[SUPER=01-Lena Taylor/Crafter]

[TC:06:49:25] ((LENA TAYLOR/CRAFTER: IT BLOWS MY MIND THAT THERE ARE SO MANY CRAFTERS AND SO MANY PEOPLE INTERESTED IN THE SAME WEEKEND. BUT IT'S NEVER PRESENTED A PROBLEM FOR US AT ALL, IN FACT, I THINK IT'S KIND OF BEEN GOOD.))
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=kind of been good.]
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[VO-NAT]


Organizers say thousands are expected to gather at the Civic Centers.
But two shows in the same weekend isn't a bargain for everyone.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It blows my]
[SUPER=07-Catrina Braford]

[TC:06:48:15] ((I KIND OF LIKE THEM ON SEPARATE WEEKENDS. ESPECIALLY SINCE THERE'S A CHARGE TO GET IN TO BOTH OF THEM, IT KIND OF DIVIDED IT UP A LITTLE.))
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=kind of been good.]
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[VO-NAT]


The same two shows go head to head in Richmond and Washington D.C. each year.
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[Vigil]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=00-26]
[GRAPHIC=Cafe Shooting]


Hundreds of people gathered at Roanoke's Elmwood Park to remember last Friday's shooting at the Backstreet Cafe. Last night Roanoke City leaders took center stage at a vigil in Elmwood Park to discuss changes they say must be made in hate crime legislation.
Kate Weidaw has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=nat sound]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;:00]
[SUPER=01-Darlene Burcham/Roanoke City Manager;:12]
[SUPER=@Edwards;:27]
[SUPER=@Kate1;:39]
[SUPER=01-Chris Robertson/Attended Vigil;:52]
[SUPER=01-Lori McGee/Attended Vigil;1:00]
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[OUT Q=kw news7 Roanoke]

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[RUN= 3]


With candles in hand hundreds gathered again to remember Friday night's shooting but this vigil brought more then the community together, city leaders came out as well.

[SOT 5:25:26]
[INQ=]

((DARLENE BURCHAM: WE DON'T WANT PEOPLE TO THINK OF THE ROANOKE VALLEY AS A PLACE WHERE THINGS LIKE THIS HAPPEN, IT'S A STRANGER WHO CAME INTO THIS COMMUNITY AND CAUSED THIS TRAGEDY.))
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[RUNS= 10]


Senator John Edwards was cheered on by the crowd when he said he was going to encourage passing hate crime legislation.


[SOT 5:34:10]
[INQ=]

((SENATOR JOHN EDWARDS: THERE IS SIMPLY NO PLACE FOR BIGOTRY, FOR DISCRIMINATION, OR HATRED IN OUR COMMUNITY.))
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[RUNS= 10]


And that's something Roanoke's gay community has demonstrated since the shooting.

[SOT 2:37:40]
[INQ=]

((KATE WEIDAW/REPORTING: ACTIVISTS SAY THE ONE THING THAT HAS STOOD OUT IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE SHOOTING IS THE GAY COMMUNITY HAS NOT SHOWN ANY FEAR OF BEING THE TARGET OF A HATE CRIME.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 7]


Many say that's because of the support they've received.

[SOT 2:20:23]
[INQ=]

((CHRIS ROBERTSON: WE ARE GETTING THE ATTENTION WE NEED FROM THE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS THAT WE'RE NOT JUST A SMALL COMMUNITY THAT'S GOING TO BE IGNORED.))
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[SOT 2:22:19]
[INQ=]

((LORI MCGEE: THE TURN OUT HERE TODAY REALLY SHOWS YOU THAT GAY RIGHTS AREN'T JUST GAY RIGHTS, THEY'RE HUMAN RIGHTS.))


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[RUNS= 7]


As the crowd made their way from Elmwood Park to the Back Street Cafe they walked in silence. Many took time to look at the sidewalk outside the bar to see how it's been replaced with flowers, candles, and posters.
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[RUNS= 3]


And while the Roanoke 7 will continue to be remembered the gay community says they will continue to speak out against hate crimes. Kate Weidaw News7 Roanoke.))


[Parents-Patrol]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=00-36 TC41:15]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Some parents are going back to school to help keep it safe.
State Troopers want
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


the new program to start in Roanoke County.
Last night, troopers spoke to parents at Hidden Valley Junior High.
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[SOT 23:03:26]
[IN Q=The idea is to ]

((SGT. TOM FOSTER/STATE POLICE; THE IDEA IS TO CREATE WHAT YOU MIGHT CALL A NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH PROGRAM FOR THE SCHOOLS. WE'RE GOING TO ASK PARENTS TO COME IN DURING THE DAY, BE THERE TO ASSIST FACULTY WITH SECURITY ISSUES.))
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Tom Foster/Virginia State Police]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=with security issues.]
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[VO-NAT]


Parents will patrol the hallways and parking lots and help control access to the school.
Similar presentations and programs will begin statewide in the near future.
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[British-Twins]


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


In England, it appears the surgery is ON to separate twin girls, despite their parents' opposition.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Manchester, England;]


The case has drawn international attention, involving ethical and moral issues.
Surgery will likely save the life of the girl known as Jodie, but the other twin, Mary, will die.
Doctors say without the operation, BOTH girls will die, but it's still risky.
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[SOT 10:20:07]
[IN Q=I think]

((KEITH ROBERTS/SURGEON: I THINK IT IS EXTREMELY LIKELY THAT IS JODIE SURVIVES, SHE WILL BE FACED WITH SEVERAL OPERATIONS IN THE FUTURE AND IT'S LIKELY THAT SHE WILL NOT BE A COMPLETELY NORMAL CHILD AT THE END OF IT.))
[SUPER=01-Keith Roberts/Surgeon;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=at the end of it.]
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[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, pro- life advocates are appalled by the decision.
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[SOT 10:19:54]
[IN Q=We can't believe]

((BRUNO QUINTEVALLE/PRO- LIFE ALLIANCE: WE CAN'T BELIEVE THAT IT'S EVER JUSTIFIED, EVER PERMISSABLE TO TAKE AN INNOCENT HUMAN LIFE, EVEN IN ORDER TO SAVE ANOTHER ONE.))
[SUPER=01-Bruno Quintevalle/Pro-Life Alliance;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=save another one.]
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[VO-NAT]


The girls' parents also didn't want the surgery, saying they wanted to leave the twins' fate to "God's will".
But they reluctantly decided to make no further court appeals against the operation.
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[RU-486]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=00-28 TC1:53:29]
[GRAPHIC=RU-486]

Women will still be able to get surgical abortions at Planned Parenthood in Roanoke.
But they will not be immediately able to get the abortion pill, R-U-486.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The abortion pills will NOT be sold at the Roanoke Planned Parenthood clinic because the F-D-A requires a full time doctor be there to handle complications.
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[SOT 14:14:23]
[IN Q=Before we]

((DAVID NOVA/PLANNED PARENTHOOD: PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF THE BLUE RIDGE ALREADY OFFERS MEDICAL ABORTIONS USING OTHER DRUGS IN OUR CHARLOTTESVILLE FACILITY. WE WILL MAKE MIFEPRISTONE AVAILABLE AS SOON AS WE CAN GET THE FIRST SHIPMENT IN CHARLOTTESVILLE.))
[SUPER=01-David Nova/Planned Parenthood;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=in Charlottesville]
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[VO-NAT]

But one pro-life advocate says driving two hours to get the abortion pills could make it worse.
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[SOT 15:01:12]
[IN Q=This is a long]

((ANDREA SEXTON/VA SOCIETY FOR HUMAN LIFE: THIS IS A LONG DRAWN OUT PROCEDURE SO IF A WOMAN GOES TO CHARLOTTESVILLE TO GET THE PILL THEN COMES BACK TO ROANOKE, SHE WILL BE HOURS AWAY FROM A DOCTOR. SHE IS ALSO GOING TO EXPERIENCE THE ABORTION POSSIBLY AWAY FROM A MEDICAL SETTING.))
[SUPER=01-Andrea Sexton/Va. Society for Human Life;]
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[OUT Q=a medical setting]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]


The abortion pills will cost 250 to 350 dollars at the Charlottesville Planned Parenthood clinic.

[Kids-Insurance]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Children's Health]


Virginia is one of 40 states that will have to forfeit millions of unspent federal dollars for children's health insurance by the end of the month.
But the state says Congress gave it too much money.
Officials say no child will go unserved if the federal government takes back 43-million dollars the state hasn't spent on health insurance for low-income kids.
Virginia spent only a third of its allotment, but state administrators say there's still plenty left to serve all the children that sign up.

[Surgery-Center]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=00-27 TC1:27:47]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Lynchburg residents who need to undergo outpatient surgery will soon have a new option.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Officials broke ground yesterday on a two- million dollar ambulatory surgery center near Lynchburg General Hospital.
The center will feature three operating rooms and will help ease overcrowding in the hospital's surgery schedule.

It also will offer a more customer- friendly environment.
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[SOT 13:16:08]
[IN Q=Hopefully this]

((TOM JIVIDEN/CENTRA HEALTH: HOPEFULLY THIS SETTING, BECAUSE IT WILL BE PURELY OUTPATIENT, WILL BE A LITTLE EASIER TO SCHEDULE AND A LITTLE MORE FLEXIBLE IN TERMS OF PATIENT REQUIREMENTS TOO.))
[SUPER=01-Tom Jividen/Centra Health]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=patient requirements too.]
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[VO-NAT]


Doctors say they've lost patients to surgery centers in Roanoke and Charlottesville because of delays in Lynchburg's operating schedule.
The 12- thousand square foot facility should be completed by next Spring.
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[Eastwood-Trial]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


Actor Clint Eastwood is "making his day" in court--
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Jose, CA;]


A federal jury is trying to decide whether Eastwood is liable for damages under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
A disabled women sued the film star, claiming a hotel Eastwood owns is NOT fully accessible to wheelchairs.
The prosecution asked the jurors not to excuse Eastwood from complying with the disabilities act because he's a celebrity.
Meanwhile, the actor's attorney says the case was filed BECAUSE of Eastwood's star- status.
The actor didn't want to settle the case-- he says it's more about greed than about concern for the disabled.
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[Prince-William]


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


A relaxed and confident Prince William spoke to a British press corps, saying a new book by Princess Diana's former chief aide was a betrayal of her trust.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Highgrove, England;]


William criticized the new book, "Shadows of a Princess", which depicts his mother as manipulative and emotionally disturbed.
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[SOT 10:23:38]
[IN Q=Well, of course]

((PRINCE WILLIAM: WELL, OF COURSE, HARRY AND I GOT UPSET THAT OUR MOTHER'S TRUST HAS BEEN BETRAYED. EVEN NOW, SHE'S STILL BEING EXPLOITED. BUT I DON'T WANT TO SAY ANY MORE ON THAT.))
[SUPER=07-Prince William;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=any more on that.]
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[VO-NAT]


But Prince William thanked the media for giving HIM some space in recent years.
He did use the public opportunity to announce that he's heading to South America, joining an environmental expedition to Chile.
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[Polo-Cup]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]
Galloping horses, tents of food, and the spirit of competition---


It must be time for Polo Cup.
The annual fundraising event happens tomorrow at Green Hill Park in Roanoke County.
And joining us this afternoon to talk more about it is the President of the Roanoke Symphony Volunteer Association, Michelle Gereaux-Karim.
Thanks for stopping by this afternoon.

(Is this the traditional polo--just like they play in England?)
[SUPER=07-Michelle Gereaux-Karim;]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]
(We have some video to show from the Polo Cup a few years back....

I understand only one player this year is from Virginia...where do the other team members come from?)

(Do you get a lot of first- time polo watchers at this event?)



(Tickets are 10- dollars, and the proceeds go toward the Roanoke Youth Symphony-- what in particular do they use the money for?)

(How often does the youth symphony perform?)



(Polo Cup is tomorrow at Green Hill Park...admission is 10- dollars..but you said tents and tailgating are separate?)



Okay, thanks so much for joining us this afternoon, Michelle.
Good luck with the event.
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[Take FS BOARD 1000 ESSC]
If you're interested in attending this year's polo cup...........
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[ANCHOR=KIMBERLY]
[GRAPHIC=none]


And Shannon, it sounds like the weather couldn't be more cooperative....


[Kim tosses to Shannon at Desk] [Car-Show]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
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And finally this afternoon--
In Paris, a world premiere for many new models
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Paris, France;]


of VEHICLES, that is.
Ford's new Mondeo kicked off the two- week Paris Motor Show.
Other companies were also trying to woo the world with new designs...
B-M-W introduced its much- awaited new Mini Cooper.. touted as a luxurious, yet toy- sized B-M-W. (------------) Also on the vehicle catwalk--- the new Porsche.