[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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[VO-NAT]


Pilots for Delta Airlines- owned Comair are threatening to strike.
Barring an agreement or Presidential intervention-- the pilots could get on the picket line by Monday.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
And the Dutch Inn in Collinsville catches fire---


Authorities are putting out hot spots and looking for the cause.
[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Start your day with us-- News 7 Mornin is next.


[Dutch-Inn]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


An overnight blaze has damaged a Henry county landmark--
Henry county fire officials say the blaze broke out at the Dutch Inn in Collinsville on Business Route 2-20 around midnight.
The inn was evacuated-- No injuries were reported.
Officials say the lounge, lobby, offices, and the inn's trademark windmill were all damaged in the fire.
They aren't sure yet what triggered the blaze, or if it's suspicious.
Business Route 2-20 in Collinsville was closed in both directions for most of the early morning hours.

[Comair]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-06]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]

[***anchor tag***] Pilots who work for an airline with flights in and out of Roanoke are threatening to strike. The pilots work for Comair-- which is the nation's second-largest regional airline. As Teresa Hamilton reports-- unless a tentative agreement is reached or the president intervenes the pilots could hit the picket line on Monday.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Comair ]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday; :00 ]
[SUPER=01-Nehennie Kriek/Passenger; :22]
[SUPER=01-Josiah Tlou/Passenger; :30]
[SUPER=@Teresa1; :55]
[RUNS=1:07 ]
[OUT Q=Hamilton, NEWS 7, Roanoke.]

(( Comair is owned by Delta Airlines and serves more than eight million passengers in a year. Yesterday afternoon-- word came down that its pilots had overwhelmingly rejected a proposed five year contract from management.
Passengers who use Comair out of Roanoke fly to Cincinnati mainly to connect to other flights.
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[sot 00:01:15 00:03:08 ]
[in q=How often do ]

((teresa speaks: how often do you fly comair? NEHENNIE KRIEK/PASSENGER: TWO TO FOUR TIMES A WEEK, SO IT WOULD DISRUPT ME A LOT, YES. JOSIAH TLOU/PASSENGER: I FLY QUITE OFTEN MAYBE TWO TIMES A MONTH SOMETHING LIKE THAT. so would this create a hardship for you if that would happen? OF COURSE, IT WOULD BE FOR ANYONE WHO IS TRAVELING AND WHO HAS APPOINTMENTS TO MEET, YEAH, DEFINITELY.)) [RUNS25]
[OUT Q= yeah, definately.]

The contract was overwhelmingly rejected by the pilots. Only six of the nearly eleven hundred pilots voted to accept the offer. In the past President Bush has said he's inclined to block airline strikes because they could hurt the struggling economy.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Roanoke.))
[anchor=Shannon]
[ss=none]

Both sides are set to resume contract talks Friday to try to resolve salary, scheduling, and other issues.




[Train-Derailment]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Train Derailment]


In national news--
"The Washington Post" reports investigators are looking at a patched section of track from the fatal Amtrak derailment in Iowa.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nodaway, IA;]


One person died in the crash.
Nearly 100 others were injured.
National Transportation Safety Board investigators are inspecting more than a half- mile of track and rails.
They believe the broken track is the primary cause of Saturday night's fatal accident.
But the N-T-S-B also wants to see if melting snow may have contributed to the wreck.
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[11City-Council]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-04 TC52:39]
[GRAPHIC=Biomed Center]


Roanoke City Council has given the green light to the planned Biomedical Institute. Yesterday, council authorized the Housing Authority to begin acquiring land for the project.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape]


Planners envision a 110- acre biomedical research park that will bring multi-million dollar investment, high paying jobs and tax revenue to the city.
The housing authority will begin work immediately to acquire and clear the first five acres, and officials say the first building could be up and running within three years.
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[SOT 18:11:28]
[IN Q=This is the moment we've been waiting for]

((THIS IS THE MOMENT WE'VE BEEN WAITING FOR SINCE LAST MAY, SINCE WE FIRST ANNOUNCED THE OPPORTUNITY FOR THE CITY TO BE THE HOME OF THE BIOMEDICAL INSTITUTE.))
[SUPER=01-Darlene Burcham/Roanoke City Manager]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=home of the biomedical institute.]
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[VO-NAT]


Wimmer Tire is one of the first businesses that will be affected by the project. Owner Mark Hall supports the Biomedical Institute, and says he's negotiating with Carilion to relocate... but yesterday he encouraged city council to make sure businesses in the area receive fair compensation.
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[Financial-Aid]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=am]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-15]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Your child has just been accepted to college.
Is it time to laugh, or time to cry?
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


That's the question Jennifer Miele will answer tonight on News 7 at Six.
The average cost of a four year education runs between 40 and 80 thousand dollars.
And tuition expenses aren't just scaring parents.
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[SOT]

[tc:00:57:42]
[IN Q=I have a sister]

((WANDA WRIGHT/WILLIAM FLEMING STUDENT: I HAVE A SISTER, I HAVE FOUR SISTER, AND ONE OF THEM WENT TO COLLEGE AND SHE'S STILL PAYING LOANS OFF, AND SHE HAS A FAMILY. I DON'T WANT TO HAVE THAT BURDEN ON ME.))
[SUPER=01-Wanda Wright/William Fleming Student]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=burden me.]
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[VO-NAT]


Still, guidance counselors say going into debt by taking a loan isn't such a bad idea.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=They can stretch]

[tc: 01:06:03] ((JEANETTE RADER/GUIDANCE COUNSELOR: THEY CAN STRETCH THEM OUT UP TO 10, 20, 30 YEARS AND THE PAYMENT COULD BE VERY MINIMAL IN COMPARISON TO WHAT THEY ARE GETTING.))
[SUPER=01-Jeanette Rader/Guidance Counselor]
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[OUT Q=they are getting.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=none]


We'll have a full report on financing a college education tonight at six.[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, It was a good day on Wall Street yesterday with most investors waiting for more welcome news from fed chief Alan Greenspan.
Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:33]
[OUT Q=your local stocks.]




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[11Fleming-Update]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-13 TC07:24]
[GRAPHIC=None]


One person has been arrested in connection with last week's shooting incident at William Fleming High School.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/March 12]


School officials- -including school resource officers and city police detectives have charged a 19-year old.
Curtis Jeffery Beverly, Junior, was cited for trespassing at the school, and possessing and discharging a weapon on school property.
Authorities say they anticipate charges being filed against at least one under- age suspect who was with Curtis Beverly.
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[6-Foot-Mouth]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-01 TC1:48:20]
[GRAPHIC=Foot &Mouth]


The news media was kept out.
But state agriculture and emergency officials meeting yesterday about Britain's foot and mouth disease outbreak say Virginians have nothing to fear.
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[SOT 16:22:15]
[IN Q=To consumers, your meat products]

((CARLTON COURTER/STATE AGRIC. COMMISSIONER; ))
[SUPER=01-Carlton Courter/State Agriculture Commissioner; ]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=visitation to your farm.]
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[TALENT=Shannon]
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Courter says security has been heightened at Dulles Airport and at the international ports at Norfolk.

[11Farmers]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-03 TC1:21:58]
[GRAPHIC=Foot & Mouth Disease]


Virginia farmers who want to protect their livestock from foot- and -mouth disease are finding out prevention is out of their hands.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]


Farmers watching the auctions at the Roanoke-Hollins Stockyards worry the disease could strike home.
Hilton Dooley has 700 head of cattle on his Bedford County farms.
He says fear of the virus is driving him to sell off several hundred of them.
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[SOT 20:03:20 - :28]
[IN Q=I got cattle]

((HILTON DOOLEY/CATTLE FARMER: I GOT CATTLE ON ABOUT 17 DIFFERENT FARMS AND I'M CONCERNED THE DISEASE WOULD HAPPEN.))


[SUPER=01-Hilton Dooley/Cattle Farmer;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=disease we're having.]
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[VO-NAT]


Veterinarians say they've heard from many concerned farmers here.
But the vaccine against foot- and -mouth disease won't be available in the U-S unless there's an outbreak.
Veterinarians advise farmers to watch out for symptoms in their livestock like mouth sores, frothy saliva and sluggishness.
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[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, all heart patients may one day take the new drug Plavix.

Doctor Dave Hnida has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:26]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((Information: ON CAM A NEW DRUG FOR PEOPLE WITH CHEST PAIN OR THOSE WHO HAVE HAD MILD HEART ATTACKS COULD PREVENT MORE THAN 100 THOUSAND HEART EMERGENCIES A YEAR. ITS CALLED PLAVIX- AND ITS WORKS BY KEEPING THE BLOOD A LITTLE THINNER- AND THEREFORE HELPING IT TO FLOW MORE FREELY. RESEARCHERS CALL PLAVIX THE BIGGEST HEART BREAKTHROUGH SINCE ASPIRIN AND PREDICT EVERY PATIENT WILL BE USING THIS DRUG.

VT=VO

ALSO TODAY-ITS NOT NEW- BUT IT MAY BE ALSO BE GREAT FOR THE HEART A STUDY COMING OUT IN THE BRITISH JOURNAL OF NUTRITION- SHOWS CHICKEN SOUP HELPS RELIEVE HEART BLOCKAGES AND ALSO IMPROVES HEART FAILURE. THE KEY TO HEART HEALTHY CHICKEN SOUP IS A PEPTIDE- A PROTEIN- THAT YOU CAN ONLY GET BY DRINKING CHICKEN SOUP- NOT BY EATING A PIECE OF CHICKEN. ONE CAUTION - THOUGH- WITH SOUP FOR HEART PATIENTS- MANY COMMERCIAL BRANDS ARE LOADED WITH SALT- GRANDMA'S HOME-MADE MAY BE BETTER-

VT=VO

FINALLY TODAY, FEELING A LITTLE JUMPY? MORE AND MORE PEOPLE ARE - AND THE REASON- MORE AND MORE COFFEE. A REPORT IN FROM WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY OF ST LOUIS FINDS A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE SUPER SIZING THEIR COFFEE- AND ALL THAT CAFFEINE IS CAUSING PANIC ATTACKS. IN A THE WORLD OF TALL- GRANDE- VENTE- THATS NOT SUCH A GOOD THING.
ON CAM THAT'S A LOOK AT SOME OF THE DAYS TOP HEALTH STORIES. IM DR DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS.))

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


Here's a look at today's top stories.
Guests are evacuated when a late night fire breaks out at the Dutch Inn in Collinsville.
Authorities are still putting out hot spots and looking for the cause.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon]


Sections of California are in the dark again--
More than a million customers were affected by yesterday's rolling power outages-- the first ones to hit the state since January.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And a World War Two vet reveals himself as the million- dollar contributor to Bedford's D- Day Memorial.
Melvin "Bub" Proffitt served in the 116th Infantry Band, and made the donation in honor of his fellow band members.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Tuesday, March 20th.
[ANCHOR=Shannon]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.


[Greenspan]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Interest Rates]


Help could be on the way to boost the nation's economy.
Financial experts and investors are looking to the Federal Reserve, which is expected to lower interest rates today.
Most analysts believe the Fed will cut rates by half-a-point.
Others are hoping for larger cut of three-quarters-of-a- point.
On Wall Street yesterday, the hint of a rate cut helped send stocks higher.

[CA-Power]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


California residents are dealing with rolling black-outs for the first time since January.
More than a million customers lost electricity yesterday.
Chris Lawrence has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Long Beach, CA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Spencer Abraham/U. S. Energy Secretary; :28]
[SUPER=01-Patrick Dorinson/CAL-ISO Spokesperson; 1:00]
[SUPER=01-Chris Lawrence/Reporting; 1:06]
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[OUT Q=Lawrence, CBS News, Los Angeles.]

((
The lights went out ..traffic backed up
NAT "Cars, traffic."
as blackouts rolled across neighborhoods from Sacramento to San Diego.

SOT (very quick no ID neede)

"No warning..Just shut down."
As traffic backed up in Long Beach ..workers shut down businesses and closed up for the day. The stores were different ..the reason, the same.

SOT (very quick no ID needed)

"No power."
An auxiliary transformer caught fire and shut down two power-producing units. And just before noon, the first wave of blackouts hit southern California. Minutes later, areas in the northern part of the state went dark.

SOT SPENCER ABRAHAM/U.S. ENERGY SECRETARY

"California is not the only state facing a mismatch between supply and demand."
The Energy Secretary said Monday he expects shortages in New York this summer. And the Midwest and Southeast could have less power than normal. Spencer Abraham says California's problem is just part of a larger energy crisis ..such as skyrocketing natural gas prices in the nation's capital.

SOT ABRAHAM

"Some residents report that their gas bills are higher than their food bills this winter."
In California, energy use spiked Monday as temperatures hit the mid-70s ..which prompted a warning to homeowners.

SOT Patrick Dorinson/CAL-ISO Spokesperson

"Conservation in California is no longer an option ..it's a way of life. And everyone has to understand that."
Officials can't fix the damaged units back on-line until at least Tuesday. And with spring on its way, the worst is still to come. Chris Lawrence CBS News Los Angeles.
))

[2-Dutch-Inn]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Fire]


Henry county fire officials are putting out hot spots after a blaze breaks out at the Dutch Inn in Collinsville.
Authorities say the blaze broke out at the inn on Business Route 2-20 around midnight.
The inn was evacuated-- No injuries were reported.
Officials say the lounge, lobby, offices, and the inn's trademark windmill were all damaged in the fire.
They aren't sure yet what triggered the blaze, or if it's suspicious.
Business Route 2-20 in Collinsville was closed in both directions for most of the early morning hours.

[2-Comair]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-06]
[GRAPHIC=None]

[***anchor tag***] Pilots who work for Comair may go on strike. Comair-- which is the nation's second-largest regional airline has flights in and out of Roanoke . As Teresa Hamilton reports-- unless a tentative agreement is reached or the president intervenes the pilots could hit the picket line on Monday.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Comair ]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday; :00 ]
[SUPER=01-Nehennie Kriek/Passenger; :22]
[SUPER=01-Josiah Tlou/Passenger; :30]
[SUPER=@Teresa1; :55]
[RUNS=1:07 ]
[OUT Q=Hamilton, NEWS 7, Roanoke.]

(( Comair is owned by Delta Airlines and serves more than eight million passengers in a year. Yesterday afternoon-- word came down that its pilots had overwhelmingly rejected a proposed five year contract from management.
Passengers who use Comair out of Roanoke fly to Cincinnati mainly to connect to other flights.
(///sot////)
[sot 00:01:15 00:03:08 ]
[in q=How often do ]

((teresa speaks: how often do you fly comair? NEHENNIE KRIEK/PASSENGER: TWO TO FOUR TIMES A WEEK, SO IT WOULD DISRUPT ME A LOT, YES. JOSIAH TLOU/PASSENGER: I FLY QUITE OFTEN MAYBE TWO TIMES A MONTH SOMETHING LIKE THAT. So would this create a hardship for you if that would happen? OF COURSE, IT WOULD BE FOR ANYONE WHO IS TRAVELING AND WHO HAS APPOINTMENTS TO MEET, YEAH, DEFINITELY.)) [RUNS25]
[OUT Q= yeah, definately.]

The contract was overwhelmingly rejected by the pilots. Only six of the nearly eleven hundred pilots voted to accept the offer. In the past President Bush has said he's inclined to block airline strikes because they could hurt the struggling economy.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Roanoke.))
[anchor=Shannon]
[ss=none]

Both sides are set to resume contract talks Friday to try to resolve salary, scheduling, and other issues.




[11Bomb-Threat]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=00-53 TC1:49:51]
[GRAPHIC=Bomb Threat]


The way officials handle bomb threats in schools may be changing.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Wytheville;]


State police say the current policy to evacuate schools may not always be the best option.
In a presentation to school officials yesterday, they recommended that sometimes it may be better to keep kids inside.
It's known as a lock down mode- but police say school officials should consider some key factors.
(//////SOT/////)
[SOT-5:28]
[IN Q= THE SAFETY]

((LARS HERMANN/VIRGINIA STATE POLICE; THE SAFETY OF THE STUDENTS THE SIZE OF THE FACILITY THE WEATHER, IF IT WAS 10 DEGREES OUT TO YOU WANT TO MOVE THE KIDS OUT BASED ON ALL THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE THEY MAY TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE AGE OF THE CALLER. ))
[SUPER=01-Lars Hermann/Virginia State Police]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=AGE OF THE CALLER]
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[VO-NAT]


School officials have the final call on evacuation, but police say regardless of an evacuation procedure no bomb threat is ever ignored.
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[11Senate-Museums]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-05 TC1:13:16]
[GRAPHIC=NOne]


Virginia's museums face a future without state funding.
Now their directors are talking about ideas to get the word out-- everything from a one week shutdown to marching on the state capitol.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


A Republican and Democratic state senator sat in on the annual meeting in Richmond.
Museums face a loss of all state funds on June 30th, as a result of the Senate's battle with the Governor over the speed of cutting the car tax.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 17:02:10]
[IN Q=What would happen if we]

((WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF WE CLOSED OUR DOORS?))
[SOT 17:21:58]

((KEN SCHUTZ/SCIENCE MUSEUM OF WESTERN VIRGINIA: WELL, I MEAN, I THINK THE PEOPLE HERE ARE FRUSTRATED AND ANGRY. AND YET RESPECTFUL, OF ALL THE LEGISLATORS AND EVEN THE GOVERNOR....WE CAN SEE OUR FUNDING SLIPPING AWAY. SO I THINK THE FRUSTRATION IS REALLY GROWING.))
[SUPER=01-Ken Schutz/Science Museum of Western Va.; :03!!!]
[RUNS=:23]
[OUT Q=frustration is really growing.]
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[TALENT=Shannon]
[SS=None]


The Science Museum of Western Virginia has laid off its 19 member part-time staff.
It will lay off ten of its 19 member full-time staff if NO state money comes by the end of the fiscal year.
The current staff has taken a pay cut and shut down two days a week.
A spokesperson for the Senators says it is the worst case for a museum in the state.

[11D-Day-Memorial]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=00-55 TC1:47:55]
[GRAPHIC=D Day Memorial]


A Roanoke man who says he just worked hard and saved his money all his life is the latest million dollar donor to Bedford's D-Day Memorial.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]


81-year-old Melvin "Bub" Proffitt served in the 116th Infantry Band and arrived at Normandy nine days after the D-Day invasion.
Proffitt made his million dollar donation yesterday in honor of his former band members and of the men who fought and died on the beaches that day in 1944.
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[SOT 13:39:29]
[IN Q=You could see]

((RICHARD BURROW/D-DAY MEMORIAL DIRECTOR: YOU COULD SEE IN MR. PROFFITT'S EYES AND PERHAPS HEAR IT IN HIS VOICE HE IS REALLY TOUCHED AND MOVED BY THE MEMORIAL COMPLEX, AND IT HAS THAT EFFECT ON A LOT OF DIFFERENT PEOPLE WHEN THEY COME HERE.))
[SUPER=01-Richard Burrow/D-Day Memorial Director]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=they come here.]
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[VO-NAT]


Burrow says construction is a little ahead of schedule.
The memorial will be dedicated on June 6th, the 57th anniversary of the invasion.
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[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Kmc/Syo]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Fire broke out at the Dutch Inn in Collinsville around midnight.
Officials say the lounge, lobby, offices, and the inn's trademark windmill were all damaged in the fire.
They aren't sure yet what triggered the blaze, or if it's suspicious.
The inn was evacuated-- No injuries were reported.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon]

Comair pilots have overwhelmingly rejected a proposed five year contract from management.
Comair provides service in and out of Roanoke. Both sides are set to resume contract talks on Friday to try to resolve salary, scheduling, and other issues. However, the pilots could hit the picket line on Monday unless a tentative agreement is reached or the president intervenes.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


One person has been arrested in connection with last week's shooting incident at William Fleming High School.
School officials- -including school resource officers and city police detectives have charged a 19-year old.
Curtis Jeffery Beverly, Junior, was cited for trespassing at the school, and possession and discharging a weapon on school property.


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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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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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[SOT]
[IN Q=Congratulations]
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=on News 7 at 6.]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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