[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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[VO-NAT]


A high- speed chase in Amherst county ends with a state trooper shooting a suspected drunk driver.
Details, straight head.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And Roanoke fire officials are investigating a suspicious blaze.
The home's former occupants were recently evicted.
[ANCHOR=Shannon]
(ad lib weather)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Join us for all that and more, on News 7 Mornin.


[Police-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=00-53 1:33:47]
[GRAPHIC=Amherst Co. Police Shooting]


A suspected drunk driver remains hospitalized after being shot by a state trooper in Amherst County last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Amherst Co.]


Authorities say a trooper had tried to pull the man over near the intersection of Route 29 and 130 when he took off, leading police on a short, high- speed chase.
The chase ended when the suspect ditched his car near Seminole Drive and took off on foot.. another trooper pursued him and ordered him to stop.
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[SOT 12:18:27]
[IN Q=The subject]

((CAPT. HOWARD GREGORY/VA STATE POLICE: THE SUBJECT TURNED TOWARD THE TROOPER, MADE A THREATENING GESTURE, AFTER REFUSING TO STOP, THE TROOPER FELT HE WAS IN DANGER AND SHOT, WOUNDING THE INDIVIDUAL.))
[SUPER=01-Howard Gregory/Virginia State Police]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=wounding the individual.]
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[VO-NAT]


The suspect was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital for a wound to his shoulder.
Police spent several hours at the scene early this morning.
The names of the troopers involved and the wounded man have not yet been released.
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[Four-Wheeler]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=00-54 1:32:55]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Two people are hospitalized this morning .. after the A-T-V they were riding flipped over last night.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.]

It happened on private property in Pittsylvania County. One woman had to be airlifted.
Rescue crews responded to the call around 7 - after someone discovered the man and woman in the woods near Hunter's Lane. Authorities say it appears the driver lost control of the all terrain vehicle and flipped... possibly landing on one of the patients.
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[Rke-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=00-55 1:37:22]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation]

Roanoke fire investigators have some work ahead of them. They're treating a fire last night as suspicious.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Fire fighters were called to this home on Dale Avenue around ten o'clock. They say no one was living in the house at the time. Officials say the occupants were recently evicted.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 00:28:35]
[IN Q=Six engine]

((AUDIE FERRIS/ROANOKE FIRE DEPT.: SIX ENGINE WAS THE FIRST TO RESPOND AND THERE WAS SOME FLAMES SHOWING OUT THE BACK WINDOW. ONCE WE GOT ACCESS WE KNOCKED IT OUT THE BACK AND IT'S AN ABANDONED STRUCTURE.))
[SUPER=01-Audie Ferris/Roanoke Fire Department;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=abandoned strucutre.]
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[VO-NAT]

Fire officials say because of the recent evictions, the home was empty. They'll work with police to collect evidence in efforts to help determine the cause.
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[81-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=01-07 40:20:02]
[GRAPHIC=81 Accident]

Traffic is back to normal on Interstate 81 this morning ...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


but it was backed up for several miles around the Dixie Caverns exit last night.
One accident led to the second ... and drivers in the southbound lanes paid the price. Some faced backups of three miles.
One of the people involved in the accidents is charged with reckless driving.
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[**WIPE**WIPE**]





[BentMtn-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=00-49 1:58:09]
[GRAPHIC=WIPE]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


That wasn't the only accident to tie up traffic last night. Another one resulted in charges of driving under the influence.
This one happened on Bent Mountain Road near Autumn Park Drive. Police say a car was turning into a driveway when a Cadillac - driven by Lonnie Webb of Roanoke - came up behind, hit the car in the rear, then side-swiped it. The drivers of both cars were taken to the hospital, but police say their injuries do not appear life threatening. Webb is charged with D-U-I.
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[1-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, for the second time in a week, Duke stomps Carolina .. this time in the A-C-C championship game. Here with highlights is Roy Stanley.
Good Morning Roy.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=2:26]
[OUT Q=More later on Mornin'.]



[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
(Kimberly ad lib toss to Shannon/Wx)


[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M01-1]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Desk]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
(I'll ad lib intro)
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We cover]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ed Dolinger/Curator; :27]
[RUNS=2:45]
[OUT Q= all the works]


[Steve Live]

[SUPER=16-(804) 846-8451/Lynchburg Fine Arts Center;]



(Steve tosses to Kimberly for Marketwatch)


((Archive: Lynchburg fine arts center art show))

[Marketwatch]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]


In business news, Wall Street is hoping to start the week on the rebound.
Renay San Miguel has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
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[SOT 03:52:31]
[IN Q=Wall Strett is]
[SUPER=01-Renay San Miguel/Reporting; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ron Dick/FBI; :27]
[RUNS=1:48]
[OUT Q=RSM, CBS Marketwatch-Dot-Com, New York.]

((WALL STREET IS COMING OFF A WEEK OF WARNINGS...
WARNINGS FROM COMPANIES ABOUT THEIR PROFITS..AND WARNINGS FROM THE F-B-I ABOUT ONLINE CREDIT CARD THEFT...
SECURITY OFFICIALS ARE CALLING IT THE LARGEST CRIMINAL ATTACK ON THE INTERNET YET... THE FBI SAID IT WAS LOOKING AT MORE THAN ONE MILLION CREDIT CARD NUMBERS STOLEN FROM SOME 40 E-COMMERCE AND FINANCIAL WEBSITES OVER THE PAST FEW MONTHS...
THE GOVERNMENT ISN'T SAYING WHICH COMPAINES WERE HACKED, BUT DID SAY SOME ARE LARGE INTERNET COMPANIES THAT DIDN'T FIX WELL-KNOWN FLAWS IN SOFTWARE.
VT=SOT

Ron Dick/FBI 16:11:20 "THERE ARE A WHOLE RANGE OF REASONS WHY COMPANIES SOMETIMES ARE DELAYED IN GETTING THESE DONE, THE POINT IS THERE NEEDS TO BE A GREATER AWARENESS AND DUE DILIGENCE IN MAKING SURE THAT THESE MEASURES ARE TAKING PLACE." 16:11:36
ONCAM=renay

INVESTORS ENGAGED IN SOME DUE DILIGENCE LAST FRIDAY AND AFTER THAT DECIDED IT WAS TIME TO SELL THEIR TECH STOCKS...
ESS=dow

THAT HELPED SEND THE DOW REELING FRIDAY TO THE TUNE OF 213 POINTS DOWN..BROKERAGES, RETAILERS, OIL SERVICE AND AIRLINES AMONG THOSE SELLING OFF..
ESS=nasdaq

ONE YEAR AGO THE NASDAQ HIT ITS ALL TIME HIGH..FIVE THOUSAND-132..NOW ITS DOWN, OH, ONLY ABOUT 60 PERCENT, ENDING FRIDAY DOWN 115 POINTS TO 2052..

ESS=intel, CSCO

HERE'S ONE BIG REASON WHY..INTEL ISSUING ANOTHER PROFIT WARNING..SAYING IT WASN'T SELLING ENOUGH OF ITS COMPUTER CHIPS AND WOULD ALSO HAVE TO LAYOFF 5-THOUSAND PEOPLE.. CISCO SYSTEMS..ALONG WITH INTEL ONE OF THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE NASDAQ... SAYING IT WOULD ALSO HAVE TO CUT JOBS..8-THOUSAND OF THEM..AND IT WOULD COST THE COMPANY 300-TO-400 MILLION DOLLARS TO DO SO...
ONCAM=renay


THE COMING WEEK GETS US CLOSER TO THE BIG FEDERAL RESERVE MEETING AT THE END OF THE MONTH...BUT WE'LL ALSO GET THE LATEST NUMBERS

ESS=graphic

ON RETAIL SALES, HOUSING STARTS, AND THE PRODUCER PRICE INDEX.. AND EARNINGS FROM COMPANIES LIKE CMGI, DONNA KARAN, K-MART, HEINZ, ORACLE AND SCHERING AG.
ESS=graphic

TO CHECK YOUR PORTFOLIO, AND THE LATEST BUSINESS NEWS, JUST GO TO OUR WEBSITE, AT CBS DOT MARKETWATCH DOT COM.
ONCAM=renay

I'M RENAY SAN MIGUEL CBS MARKETWATCH DOT COM, NEW YORK. ))

(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[Foster's-Knob]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornh]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=00-51 2:04:41]
[GRAPHIC=Forest Fire]


Fire investigators say an A-T-V is to blame .. for a weekend forest fire atop Foster's Knob in Botetourt County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./Saturday]

The fire started Saturday afternoon. At last report, it was still burning but almost out. The state Forestry Department says around 15 acres burned .. and that an all-terrain-vehicle sparked the blaze.
Forestry officials say if the driver of the A-T-V is located - he or she may face charges. Authorities expect the fire will be completely out very shortly.
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[Horse-Adoption]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=01-06 1:06:27]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Some wild horses have new owners this morning .. owners who didn't have to head out west to find their steeds.
Dozens were at the Virginia Horse Center this weekend.
As Kate Weidaw tells us - there's a lot that goes into training a wild horse.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Lexington;:00]
[SUPER=01-Karen Malloy/Bureau of Land Management; :33]
[SUPER=01-Dave Seay/Horse Gentler; :57]
[SUPER=@Kate2; 1:21]
[RUNS=2:04]
[OUT Q=kw news 7 Lexington.]


((The mustangs may stand still in the pens - but when you try to get them out and loaded onto a trailer - it's another story.
[NAT SOUND HORSE BUCKING]
[RUNS= 3]


These wild horses are captured from 10 western states, where over population is a problem. They're brought to the east coast each year to be adopted and trained. The starting price for the horses at auction is a-hundred and 25 dollars. But buyers have to meet other requirements before they can take a wild horse home.


[SOT 1:55:05]
[INQ=]

((KAREN MALLOY/BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT: YOU'VE GOT TO HAVE A SMALL PEN WITH A SHELTER YOU CAN NOT PUT THESE HORSES DIRECTLY ON PASTURE UNTIL THEY ARE HALTER BROKEN AND CATCHABLE.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 6]


Because the mustangs come directly from the wild - they are not trained.

[SOT 1:55:35]
[INQ=]

((KAREN MALLOY: THEY DON'T LEAD, YOU CAN'T TOUCH THEM AND YOU CAN'T PICK UP THEIR FEET AND YOU HAVE TO TRAIN THEM EVERYTHING A HORSE NEEDS TO KNOW TO SURVIVE IN HUMAN CULTURE.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 7]


Trainer David Seay has 20-years of experience - learning from wild horses.

[SOT 2:04:57]
[INQ=]

((DAVE SEAY/HORSE GENTLER: BASICALLY I TRIED TO FIGURE OUT HOW THEY RESPOND TO THINGS AND IT CAME DOWN TO LEARNING HOW THEY CONTROL EACH OTHERS FEET.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 6]


Seay says it takes time... and patience... to teach a horse to overcome its fears.
[NAT SOUND 2:07:52]
[RUNS= 8]


But the best advice Seay has for handlers is to give the horse choices, for example - when you're trying to put a saddle on it.

[SOT 2:07:02]
[INQ=]

((DAVE SEAY: IF YOU PUT IT ON ITS EARS, HE'S PROBABLY NOT GOING TO LIKE IT, IF YOU PUT IT ON ITS BUTT IT'S PROBABLY NOT GOING TO LIKE IT EITHER BUT IF YOU GIVE HIM THESE TWO CHOICES AND THEN PUT IT ON HIS BACK HE'LL SAY I LIKE IT A LOT BETTER.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 10]


Getting the horse to lay down is the most challenging because that's when it feels most vulnerable. But with a little practice Seay says any horse can do it.

[SOT 2:06:29]
[INQ=]

((DAVE SEAY: I USED TO MAKE HORSES DO THINGS THE OLD WAY AND I'VE LEARNED TO ASK THEM TO DO THINGS.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 8]


And once these animals are trained, experts say they are some of the best mustangs for herding cattle and walking trails. Kate Weidaw News 7 Lexington.))





[Health-Check]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check]


In medical news, the Boy Scout motto can be very helpful to your family's health.
Doctor Dave Hnida has that story in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT 03:37:17]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:26]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((BE PREPARED IS A MOTTO THAT WOULD SERVE YOU WELL WHEN IT COMES TO AN EMERGENCY.IT CAN LITERALLY MAKE THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH . HERE'S A LIST OF THINGS YOU SHOULD HAVE - SHOULD AN EMERGENCY SPRING UP.
GRFX THE FIRST IS A PERMISSSION TO TREAT FORM FOR YOUR CHILDREN. THAT MEANS BABYSITTERS, RELATIVES, AND FOLKS AT SCHOOL ALL HAVE PERMISSION TO TAKE YOUR CHILD TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM IF YOURE NOT AROUND. WE NEED THAT FORM UNLESS IT'S A TRUE LIFETHREATENING SITUATION. ITS A FORM THAT SHOULD INCLUDE PERMISSION TO TREAT, A HISTORY OF YOUR CHILDS MEDICAL PROBLEMS, ALLERGIES, AND ANY CURRENT MEDICATIONS.
GRFX THE NEXT FORM IS ESSENTIALLY THE SAME THING FOR YOU. YOU MAY THINK- WELL I'LL JUST TELL YOU ABOUT MYSELF- BUT SAY YOU'RE UNCONCIOUS WE NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR HEALTH- MEANING PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS, ALLEGIES, FAMILY HISTORIES, AND YOUR PAST PERSONAL MEDICAL HISTORY INCLUDING SURGERIES.
GRFX AND FINALLY- A MEDICAL CONTACT FORM- THIS IS A PAPER THAT TELLS US WHO TO CONTACT FOR YOU IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY. BY THE WAY THAT MEDICAL CONTACT PERSON SHOULD HAVE COPY OF YOUR PERSONAL MEDICAL INFORMATION,. ITS IMPORTANT IN CASE WE NEED MORE INFORMATION- ALONG WITH BEING ABLE TO TELL SOMEONE WE ARE TAKING CARE OF YOU.

VT=VO

I HOPE YOU NEVER NEED TO THESE FORMS- BUT I WOULDNT LEAVE HOME WITHOUT THEM I'M DR. DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS.))

(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron] [Streaming-Video]
[comm #3]


[2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=KMC/SYO]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Here's a look at today's top stories.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


A drunk driving suspect is in the hospital after a state trooper shot him overnight.
Authorities say the shooting happened after the suspect led police on a high- speed chase in Amherst county.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon]


Two other people are hospitalized after their all- terrain vehicle flipped over last night in Pittsylvania county.


One of the injured had to be airlifted.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And Hollywood's best and brightest were patting each other on the backs last night at the annual Screen Actors' Guild Awards in Los Angeles.
We'll tell you which of your favorite stars took home a prize.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Monday, March 12th.
[ANCHOR=Shannon]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.



[2Police-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=00-53 1:33:47]
[GRAPHIC=Amherst Co. Police Shooting]


A state trooper shot a suspected drunk driver in Amherst County, north of Lynchburg, overnight. The wounded man in now hospitalized.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Amherst Co.]


Authorities say a trooper had tried to pull the man over near the intersection of Route 29 and 130 when he took off, leading police on a short, high- speed chase.
The chase ended when the suspect ditched his car near Seminole Drive and took off on foot.. another trooper pursued him and ordered him to stop.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 12:18:27]
[IN Q=The subject]

((CAPT. HOWARD GREGORY/VA STATE POLICE: THE SUBJECT TURNED TOWARD THE TROOPER, MADE A THREATENING GESTURE, AFTER REFUSING TO STOP, THE TROOPER FELT HE WAS IN DANGER AND SHOT, WOUNDING THE INDIVIDUAL.))
[SUPER=01-Howard Gregory/Virginia State Police]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=wounding the individual.]
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[VO-NAT]


The suspect was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital for a wound to his shoulder.
Police spent several hours at the scene early this morning.
The names of the troopers involved and the wounded man have not yet been released.
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[2Rke-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=00-55 1:37:22]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation]

Roanoke police and fire investigators are treating a fire as suspicisous. Now they expect to be collecting evidence.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Fire fighters were called to this home on Dale Avenue around ten last night. They say no one was living in the house at the time. Officials say the occupants were recently evicted.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 00:28:35]
[IN Q=Six engine]

((AUDIE FERRIS/ROANOKE FIRE DEPT.: SIX ENGINE WAS THE FIRST TO RESPOND AND THERE WAS SOME FLAMES SHOWING OUT THE BACK WINDOW. ONCE WE GOT ACCESS WE KNOCKED IT OUT THE BACK AND IT'S AN ABANDONED STRUCTURE.))
[SUPER=01-Audie Ferris/Roanoke Fire Department;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=abandoned strucutre.]
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[VO-NAT]

Fire officials say because of the recent evictions, the home was empty. They'll work with police to collect evidence in an effort to determine the cause.
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[2Four-Wheeler]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=00-54 1:32:55]
[GRAPHIC=None]


An evening ride on an all-terrian vehicle suddenly went wrong for two people. They are hospitalized this morning .. after their A-T-V flipped over last night.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.]

It happened on private property in Pittsylvania County. One woman had to be airlifted.
Rescue crews responded to the call around 7 - after someone discovered the man and woman in the woods near Hunter's Lane. Authorities say it appears the driver lost control of the all terrain vehicle and flipped... possibly landing on one of the patients.
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[Habitat-House]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-04 41:43]
[GRAPHIC=Habitat for Humanity]

Some Virginia Tech students are returning from Spring Break with the satisfaction of a job well done.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Clemson University;]

Last week -- they joined students from several universities around the county building homes for Habitat for Humanity on the outskirts of Clemson, South Carolina. For the students-- spending their spring break helping others is rewarding.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 00:30:22 00:26:11]
[IN Q=Last year we ]

((NIKAI FRYE/VIRGINIA TECH SENIOR: LAST YEAR WE WENT TO NORTH CAROLINA TO HELP WITH FLOOD RELIEF AND HAD A GREAT TIME MY FIRST SPRING BREAK TRIP AND HAD A WONDERFUL TIME AND FELT LIKE I HAD A GREAT SENSE OF ACCOMPLISHMENT AND SO I WANTED TO DO IT AGAIN. MICHAEL SHORE/VIRGINIA TECH SENIOR: I THINK WE PROVIDE A GOOD SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY AND I THINK IN THE END WE GET TA SENSE OF SATISFACTION AND NO HANGOVER.))
[SUPER=01-Nikai Frye/Virginia Tech Senior; :00]
[SUPER=01-Michael Shore/Virginia Tech Senior; :11]
[RUNS=24]
[OUT Q=and no hangover.]
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[VO-NAT]

The project is being spearheaded by students at Clemson University and will continue over the next several weeks as other students from around the country continue to pitch in.
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[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M01-1]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Desk]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
(I'll ad lib intro)
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[SOT]
[IN Q=for a less]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ed Dolinger/Curator; :17]
[RUNS=2:28]
[OUT Q= The individual pieces]


[Steve Live]

[SUPER=16-(804) 846-8451/Lynchburg Fine Arts Center;]



(ad lib toss to bump)

[Streaming Video] [BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive:))

[Spacewalk]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Discovery]


Two space shuttle "Discovery" astronauts have walked into the record books.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


NASA says the weekend spacewalk was the longest in shuttle program history, with the astronauts spending nearly nine hours in space.
The pair helped successfully attach the Italian cargo container called "Leonardo" to the international space station.
The shuttle's robot arm was used to actually lift the module.
The reusable module is packed with five tons of gear that will be emptied before the module is returned to the shuttle for Saturday's un-docking.
The mission was the 101st spacewalk in U.S. history.
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[Northwest-Airlines]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Northwest Airlines]


While NASA's flying high, failed union talks have Northwest Airlines taking a downward spin.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Minneapolis, MN;]


The airline and its mechanics' union failed to reach a contract settlement before a midnight deadline.
Talks are now headed for an emergency board that President Bush created.
The board will prevent a strike until at least the middle of May.
Negotiators have reached tentative deals on parts of the contract, but are at a crossroads on key issues of wages, pensions, and back pay.
(------------)


[SAG-Awards]


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


It's an occasion where Hollywood's biggest celebrities get to honor their own--
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;]


The seventh annual Screen Actor's Guild Awards were held last night.
"Traffic" star Benicio Del Toro won for Best actor in a film and his co-stars shared an award for Best Cast in a motion picture.
Fan favorite Julia Roberts' portrayal of Erin Brockovich won the award for Best Actress in a film.
Sarah Jessica Parker claimed the prize for Best Actress in a T-V comedy.
And Robert Downey, Junior won for Best Actor for his role on "Ally McBeal".
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:27:39]
[IN Q=Yeah, this is.]

((ROBERT DOWNEY, JUNIOR/BEST ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES: YEAH, THIS IS GREAT AND IT'S MY PEERS AND SO MANY PEOPLE THAT I'VE LEARNED FROM OVER THE YEARS AND THIS IS EXCEPTIONAL. I'VE TO GOT TO THANK MY MOM, WHO'S IN PENNSYLVANIA RIGHT NOW. SHE'S THE REASON I WANTED TO BECOME AN ACTOR, WATCHING HER, GROWING UP.))
[SUPER=01-Robert Downey, Jr./Best Actor in Comedy Series;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=growing up]
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[VO-NAT]


The cast of T-V's "Will and Grace" took to the stage to claim the prize for best ensemble cast in a comedy.
"The West Wing" won for best ensemble in a television drama.
Cast members Martin Sheen and Allison Janney both claimed Best dramatic performance trophies.
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[3-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, the Lady Hokies are going dancing. Virginia Tech takes over a seven seed in the NCAA tournament. Here with details is Roy Stanley.
Good Morning Roy.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Howdy again]
[RUNS=3:33]
[OUT Q=have a great day, everybody.]



[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
(weather toss)

[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Kmc/Syo]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


A suspected drunk driver remains hospitalized after being shot by a state trooper in Amherst County last night.
State Police say it started with a brief car chase and continued on foot. Police say the suspect was shot when he made a threatening gesture toward his pursuer.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon]


Roanoke fire investigators have some work ahead of them. They're treating a fire last night as suspicious.
Fire officials say the occupants were recently evicted, and the home was empty.
They'll work with police to collect evidence in efforts to help determine the cause.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Two people are hospitalized this morning .. after the A-T-V they were riding flipped over last night in Pittsylvania County.
Rescue crews responded after someone discovered the man and woman in the woods near Hunter's Lane. Authorities say it appears the driver lost control of the all terrain vehicle and flipped.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
(Shannon mic hot)
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(Shannon ad lib weather)
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[2-SHOT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's Keith Humphry with a preview of News 7 at Six.
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[IN Q=Governor Gilmore]
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[OUT Q=tonight on News 7at 6.]
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[Double Boxes=Kimberly/Shannon and Steve]
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

(ad lib bye) [Double Boxes=Kimberly/Shannon and Steve]