[Open-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Denise]

[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=Heads]
[GRAPHIC=None]


[roll cold out of the open]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]
[SUPER=@Denise1;]
[SUPER=@Leo1;]

A tense stand-off at the house of Slobodan Milosevic. The former Yugoslavian President refuses to accept an arrest warrant.
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[vo-nat] And .. despite very different political roles - Reverends Al Sharpton and Jerry Falwell find a cause that brings them together in Lynchburg.
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[2-shot toss to Hello]


[Yugoslavia]


[ANCHOR=Denise ]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Slobodan Milosevic]


Police in riot gear have surrounded Former Yugoslavian president Slobodan Milosevic's villa this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Belgrade/Today;]


Milosevic is reportedly telling police ``he won't go to jail alive.''
His supporters are guarding him. And police now appear to be settling in for a wait.
They stormed the Belgrade home and presented Milosevic with an arrest warrant.
Today is the deadline Congress set for Yugoslavia to begin cooperating with the U-N war crimes tribunal in The Hague.
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[Sharpton-Falwell]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-05 TC 1:36:25]
[GRAPHIC=Falwell/Sharpton]


Most of the time you'd find them going to head to head.
But now they've joined forces for a mission -- what they call "The Odd Couple Goes To The White House".
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The Reverend Al Sharpton and the Reverend Jerry Falwell met in Lynchburg yesterday to discuss an issue where they have some common ground: racial and religious profiling.
The two want to convene a summit of religious leaders from around the country and sit down with President Bush in the near future.
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[SOT 19:20:10]
[IN Q=I think that]

((REV. AL SHARPTON: I THINK THAT TO HAVE TWO PEOPLE THAT ARE AS HIGH PROFILE AS WE ARE, AS OPPOSITE AS WE ARE TO COME TOGETHER CAN ONLY HEIGHTEN BOTH ISSUES.)) ((REV. JERRY FALWELL/LIBERTY U. CHANCELLOR: HE IS A MINISTER AND I AM A MINISTER AND WE ARE BOTH AMERICANS AND WE BOTH BELIEVE THAT ALL AMERICANS SHOULD BE TREATED WITH EQUAL DIGNITY.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Al Sharpton/National Action Network; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Jerry Falwell/Liberty U. Chancellor; :09]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=with equal dignity.]
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[VO-NAT]


This was Sharpton's first visit to the Liberty University campus.. he also invited Falwell to visit HIM in Harlem.
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[L'burg-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-01 TC 2:00:45]
[GRAPHIC=Sharpton]


Reverend Sharpton also took time to listen to some Lynchburg minority leaders - who say the school superintendent and school board chairman should step down.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Tracey Shaw and James McCormick had been quoted last month describing the behavior of some alternative education students as "thuggish".
Black leaders say they find the term offensive and inappropriate and want both Shaw and McCormick to step down or be removed.
Both men told News7 they only were referring to the students' behavior, not the children themselves.
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[Plane-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


There's new information this morning on the deadly charter jet crash in Colorado.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Aspen, CO;]


Sources close to the investigation say the jet aborted its first attempt to land at the airport in Aspen Thursday night.
It slammed into a hillside on its second approach to the mountainous airport.
All 18 on board died.
It was snowing and just moments before the crash the pilot asked the airport tower if the runway light were on.
Now investigators are turning to the plane's cockpit voice recorder for information.
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[Sines]


[ANCHOR=Densie]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


We're happy this morning to welcome back John Sines, Junior. You met him here last summer.
The country musician makes his home in Madison Heights, and his career has taken off due much in part to his recent
release "Black #3."


Thanks for being with us John.
The "Black #3" is a tribute to Dale Earnhardt, a race fan yourself, you say the song came easily to you. What kind

of reaction have you gotten from fans?

[super=01-John Sines, Jr/Country Recording Artist;]


You just came back from Nashville where the song is a big hit. I hear you had hundreds of people waiting to see you?
Where can people get this song?
We're going to listen to the song now. And if you live in Roanoke and Lynchburg this is the only place you'll hear it. The record label has been getting calls from radio stations all over the country, but the song is not getting play here in Roanoke and Lynchburg. Local radio stations say that's because they only play songs on Billboard Chart. The "B
lack #3" hasn't been out long enough to do that. Here it is...


JOHN SINES PLAYS INTO BREAK
[TAKE BOOKS BUMP THEN BREAK]

[Sports-Plays]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sports plays]
[GRAPHIC=soccer]


The Advance Auto Parts Spring Invitational is in full swing this morning.
The soccer tournament brings 78 teams into the area. Teams are here from eight states including New York, Ohio, and Tennessee.
The Roanoke Valley Youth Soccer Club organizes the event and says it brings in three thousand visitors and 650-thousand dollars to the area.
The tournament is only three years old but has grown quickly.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=there's not]

(())
[SUPER=01-Danny Beamer/Roanoke Valley Youth Soccer;]
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[OUT Q=since last year]
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[anchor=Denise]
[ss=hold]


Games will be played today and tomorrow at the Rivers Edge Sports Complex in Roanoke and the Berglund Soccer Complex in Vinton.



[Diner-tease]


[ANCHOR=none]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=lhi]
[TAPE#=Weekend Diner #3 TC 1:22:11]
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[IN Q=Hi I'm Randy]
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[OUT Q=weekend diner.]



[COMM # 3 next]





[DinerOpen]


[ANCHOR=Leo]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=lhi]
[TAPE#=Diner Open]
[GRAPHIC=Weekend Diner]


This Sunday is the Center in the square Chocolate festival and we have a chocolate treat for you in this weeks weekend diner
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[SOT]
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[OUT Q=stop animation]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]




[Weekend-Diner]


[ANCHOR=Leo]
[NEWSCAST=Sat. AM]
[WRITER=lhi]
[TAPE#=WKND Diner #3 TC 1:22:42]
[GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe]


[wipe wipe wipe]

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[SOT]
[IN Q=Here we are ]
[SUPER=07-Randy Broadwell; :12]
[RUNS=3:45]
[OUT Q=another weekend diner]
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[ANCHOR=Leo]

[Take FS Chyron 7153]
If you would like Randy's Chocolate Double Trouble Cake recipe or any recipe you see on Weekend Diner - check out our web site at WDBJ-7-dot com - just click on the Weekend Diner Icon. Or - you can send us a self-addressed, stamped envelope to... Weekend Diner Care Of WDBJ7.....P.O. Box 7 Roanoke....Virginia 24022-0007
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[ANCHOR=Leo]
(Leo adlib to break)







[2Open-Heads]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]



[ROLL COLD OUT OF THE OPEN]

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]


An Independence woman is accused of killing 2 neighbors - she could eventually face the death penalty.
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[vo-nat] AND .. Police in riot gear storm the house of Slobodan Milosevic .. he says they won't take him alive. More just ahead.
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[2-shot hello]


[5-Grayson-Murders]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=501-04 01:50]
[GRAPHIC=Angeline]

A woman is suspected of murdering TWO of her neighbors in Independence.
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[VO-NAT]


The Grayson County Sheriff arrested 59-year-old Betty Angeline for the January murder of Linda McNight and last Friday's killing of Glenda Jenkins.
[SUPER=03-Independence;]


All three lived on Klondike Road... neighbors say they regularly attended Bingo.
Authorities will not discuss a motive, but say Jenkins' death was called in as a suicide, yet following investigation and lab results, a connection was determined.
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[SOT-13:53:04]
[IN Q=WE WERE]
[SUPER=01-Amy Cox/Victims' Neighbor]

((AMY COX/VICTIMS NEIGHBOR; WE WERE ALL KIND OF SCARED AND SHOOK UP, IT'S KINDA SCARY, TWO MURDERS IN LESS THAN TWO MONTHS))
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=TWO MONTHS]
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[VO-NAT]


Angeline is being held in the New River Valley Jail without bond.
If convicted of capital murder she could face the death penalty.
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[2Yugoslavia]


[ANCHOR=Denise ]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Slobodan Milosevic]


Former Yugoslavian president Slobodan Milosevic is barricaded in his Belgrade villa this morning.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=NATS]

((NATS))
[RUNS=03]
[OUT Q=NATS]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Belgrade/Today;]


He says ``he won't go to jail alive.''
Police stormed his home and presented Milosevic with an arrest warrant.
His supporters are guarding him. And police now appear to be settling in for a wait.
Today is the deadline Congress set for Yugoslavia to begin cooperating with the U-N war crimes tribunal in The Hague.
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[SCV]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-06 TC1:32:30]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Old Dixie was flying high in downtown Richmond yesterday ..
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


The Sons of Confederate Veterans turned out to picket Republican Attorney General Mark Earley's office.
The protest is primarily about Earley's appeal of the confederate logo on a state license plate.
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[SOT 15:24:01]
[IN Q=Mark Earley is violating]

((MARK EARLEY IS VIOLATING THE FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS OF CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF VIRGINIA... WE FEEL THAT THERE HAS NOT BEEN ENOUGH PUBLICITY TO THAT EFFECT.))
[SUPER=01-Henry Kidd/Sons of Confederate Veterans;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=enough publicity to that effect.]
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[VO-NAT]


But the group also says Earley should NOT be elected governor because he's a member of the N-double-A-C-P, and because he did NOT support a Confederate History Month this April.
Perhaps ironically, Earley got only three percent support among African-Americans in this week's Mason Dixon poll.


Lieutenant Governor John Hager -- who supported a Confederate History Month -- got FIVE percent support among black voters.
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[Confederate-Carter]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Weekend Morning]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-19 4:36]
[GRAPHIC=Jimmy Carter]


While he was in Virginia this week, Former President Jimmy Carter weighed in on the difficult balance between Confederate history and contemporary sensibilities.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]


Carter was asked about it after accepting an award as a humanitarian Thursday at V-M-I.
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[SOT 16:11:38]
[IN Q=]

((WELL, MY GREAT, GREAT GRANDFATHER SERVED UNDER JEB STUART, ALONG WITH HIS TWO BROTHERS. THEY WERE IN THE ARTILLERY BRIGADE THAT HAD SUCH A TRAGIC RESULT AT GETTYSBURG. OBVIOUSLY MY GREAT, GREAT GRANDFATHER CAME BACK HOME. OTHERWISE I WOULDN'T BE HERE. I HAVE GREAT PRIDE IN WHAT THE CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS DID AND THE COURAGE THEY EXHIBITED AND THE DEDICATION THAT MOST OF THEM FELT- -NOT TO SLAVERY- -BUT TO THE RIGHT OF INDIVIDUALS AND INDIVIDUAL STATES TO EXEMPLIFY THE SYSTEM OF FEDERALISM, THAT IS: STATES ARE VOLUNTEER MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES. I'M GLAD THAT THE WAR TURNED OUT THE WAY IT DID. BUT THERE HAS TO BE FOUND A WAY TO PRESERVE AND HONOR THAT HERITAGE OF COURAGE AND DEDICATION AND HONOR EXEMPLIFIED BY STONEWALL JACKSON AND ROBERT E. LEE ON THE ONE HAND, BUT STILL LET OUR MINORITY CITIZENS- -THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN CITIZENS- -KNOW THAT WE DO NOT HAVE ANY REMNANTS OF PREJUDICE OR SUPERIORITY IN RELATING TO THEM. AND THAT'S A VERY DIFFICULT BALANCE TO REACH.))
[SUPER=01-Jimmy Carter/Former President]
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[OUT Q=a very difficult balance to reach.]
[ANCHOR=Denise]
[graphic=Hold]


Carter pointed to the compromise reached in his home state of Georgia where the Confederate emblem was reduced to one of several former state banners included on the state flag.

[FootandMouth]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Foot and Mouth Disease]


Farmers all across the country are breathing a sigh of relief this morning after a foot and mouth scare in North Carolina turned out to be a false alarm.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martin Co., NC;]


As you know, the disease has ravaged Europe.
The scare here started when a USDA inspector noticed both sick and dead animals at a North Carolina packing plant.
Tissue samples came back negative, but none the less the federal government has put together an emergency plan just in case the disease should reach this country.
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[Vet-Er]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=am]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=01-14 TC16:08]
[GRAPHIC=none]


When you think of an emergency room -- chances are you think of people with medical emergencies. But there's one E-R where the patient is your pet. Kate Weidaw spent an evening in Emergency Veterinary Services of Roanoke.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;:00]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Brian Weitzman/Veterinarian; :09]
[SUPER=01-Susan King/Pet Owner;:18 - Quick!!!]
[SUPER=@Kate2; 1:09]
[RUNS=1:14]
[OUT Q=kw news7 Roanoke co.]


((It's 6 pm and it's just the beginning of Doctor Brian Weitzman's day in the E-R.

[SOT 16:06:34]
[INQ=]

((BRIAN WEITZMAN: WHEN EVERYBODY CLOSES DURING THE DAY OR NIGHT WHEN THEY ARE DONE AT 5 OR 6 THAT'S WHEN WE OPEN.))
[OUTQ=]
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His first case Susan King's five year old dog Duncan who hasn't been feeling well.

[SOT 16:28:00]
[INQ=]

((SUSAN KING: I PUT HIS FOOD OUT THIS MORNING AND IT WAS STILL THERE TONIGHT AND HE'S JUST VERY LETHARGIC AND HE'S HAVING TROUBLE GETTING UP.))
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[CUT TO A SHOT THAT WE CAN GET THE DOG ON THE GROUND AND HAVING THE DOCTOR EXAMIN IT.]

[SOT 16:33:36]
[INQ=]

((BRIAN WEIZTMAN: WHAT WE'RE GOING TO DO IS DRAW SOME BLOOD AND SEE WHAT HIS LIVER ENZYMES ARE AND GO FROM THERE.))
[OUTQ=]
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[CUT TO SHOT OF WALKING OUT THE DOOR.]
While the blood is being drawn and analyzed Susan Lamy and her one year old poodle Sweetie walk in the door. The pair have driven all the way from Ferrum after Sweetie's anal gland ruptured.
[SHOT 4:19:38 WALKING IN THE DOOR]
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[SOT 4:20:10]
[INQ=]

((TODAY'S THE FIRST DAY YOU'VE NOTICED SOME SWELLING BACK HERE.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 6]


Sweetie gets taken to the back to be treated. In the meantime the phone is ringing with pet owners calling in with emergencies.

[SOT 16:19:40]
[INQ=]

((HE ATE A PIECE OF MEAT LOAF AND HE'S BREATHING OKAY BUT HE HAS HIS NECK EXTENDED.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 15]


While the calls continue to come in Sweetie gets patched up and is ready to go home.

[SOT 4:29:13]
[INQ=]

((BRIAN WEITZMAN: SHE SHOULD DO WELL FOR YOU VERY TRAUMATIC.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 5]


While the poodle heads home, Doctor Weitzman prepares for the next emergency. Kate Weidaw News 7 Roanoke County.))
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[ANCHOR=DENISE]
[graphic=None]

The hospital is located in Roanoke County right off Peters Creek Road. The hours are Monday through Friday from 6 p-m to 8 a-m and on the weekends the E-R is open around the clock.





[Tease#2]



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

[BOTH MICS HOT]
Little E is revving up for this weekends race inn Texas. Details coming up in sports...

[ANCHOR=Leo]

And M-G-M is breaking hearts this weekend -
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[VO-NAT]

by stealing moviegoers from the competition. We'll have a review of the latest blockbuster in theaters - But first -- as we hear more of the music of John Sines... if you are traveling today........
[Leo ad-lib the travel forecast -- WX PRO]
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[Leo MIC hot] [LIVE MUSIC UNDER!!!]

[ go straight to Travel Bump]

[2Sines]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


We're joined now By Travis Lee - a DJ at WREL in Lexington - and once again by John Sines, Junior.
Thanks for being with us. Travis is organizing a benefit concert for the Patrick Henry Boys and Girls Home. John is performing.
First Travis, what is the Patrick Henry Boys and Girls home?

[super=01-Travis Lee/WREL Disc Jockey;]



Tell us about your personal reason for getting involved.
John why did you decide to lend your talents?
[super=01-John Sines, Jr./Country Recording Artist;]



Travis how is the money going to be used.

The benefit concert is in Roanoke at Blueberry Hill this Thursday night at nine.

[DENISE TOSSES TO LEO FOR WX - DOUBLE BOXES ]



[Poff]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-12 TC 22:03]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]

A Christiansburg man has to pay back at least 422-THOUSAND of the 600-THOUSAND dollars he has allegedly embezzled... from several charities. Harold Richard Poff agreed to plead guilty to embezzling while he was General Manager of N-R-C Management Services.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg]


The one-count "information" filed in federal court yesterday lists nearly a dozen agencies that were Poff's victim's of alleged embezzlement, including Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Habitat for Humanity and New River Community Action.


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[ANCHOR=Denise]
[GRAPIC=HOLD]


According to court records, Poff intercepted a million and a half dollars intended for the charities. He allegedly spent the rest on jewelry, vehicles and trips for himself and his family.


[Profile-Promo]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Saturday-AM]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=Va. Profile]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Profile]


Ron MacDonald says he knew in high school he would make journalism his career. And years later, the classroom became his calling.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]


MacDonald will retire at the end of the spring term after teaching journalism at Washington and Lee University for more than 30 years.
This week, he led his last class, and spoke of the many students who've passed through Reid Hall.
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[SOT 19:26:07]
[IN Q=When you start thinking total numbers]

((WHEN YOU START THINKING TOTAL NUMBERS, YOU GET TO FEELING AWFUL TIRED, BUT IT'S BEEN A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE, AND I WOULDN'T CHANGE IT FOR THE WORLD.))
[SUPER=01-Ron MacDonald/W&L Journalism Professor]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=I wouldn't change it for the world.]
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[VO-NAT]


MacDonald was a radio reporter in Vermont, and a thirteen year- veteran of WDBJ radio and television before his move to Lexington in 1969.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN]
He's also the subject of this week's Virginia Profile, which airs tomorrow on News 7 Sunday Morning.
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[AD LIB BYE - JOHN SINES PLAYS TO BREAK]