[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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[VO-NAT]


A domestic dispute leads to gunfire in Pulaski.
A man faces firearms charges in an incident that prompted his wife to flee her home and call 9-1-1.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And Easter is over--
Now it's time to answer to Uncle Sam.
Some last-minute advice to help you file your income taxes, coming up.
[ANCHOR=Shannon]
(ad lib weather)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Start your Monday with us-- on News 7 Mornin.

[Tax-Return]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=01-15 - TC20:25]
[GRAPHIC=Taxes]

You have run out of days to figure out your taxes.
The filing deadline is midnight tonight.
The I-R-S predicts 26 million returns will be postmarked or electronically filed today, so if you're still not done, your hardly alone.
If you still have some work to do, Kate Weidaw has some tips that could help out.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I want to remind...]
[SUPER=01-Bayla Sussman/H&R Block;:00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;:11]
[SUPER=@Kate1;1:14]
[RUNS=1:25]
[OUT Q=kw news7 Roanoke.]



(([SOT 1:07:29]
[INQ=]

((BAYLA SUSSMAN/H & R BLOCK: I WANT TO REMIND EVERYBODY IT'S APRIL 16TH IT'S TIME COME ON IN GET YOUR TAXES DONE.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 8]


It's Bayla Sussman's favorite time of year.... tax season.
[NAT SOUND OF HER TALKING TO CLIENTS]
[RUNS= 4]


H and R Block kept its doors open Sunday for tax payers to get their taxes filed before heading back to work on Monday. But Sussman says for those who want to push the deadline, make sure you bring in ALL of your forms.

[SOT 1:02:47]
[INQ=]

((BAYLA SUSSMAN: WE WANT THEM TO BRING IN ANY W2'S ANY BANK STATEMENTS, STATEMENTS OF MORTGAGE INTEREST IF THEY HAVE IT.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 7]


But what if you want extra time to fill out your tax forms... Sussman says you'll have to file for an extension and still pay the government what you owe them.

[SOT 1:04:20]
[INQ=]

((BAYLA SUSSMAN: WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO TO EXTEND IS BALL PARK YOUR RETURN THEN DO THE EXTENSION AND YOU'LL HAVE THE TIME TO FINE TUNE TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ALL THE DETAILS IN PLACE.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 10]


If you're filing your taxes on your own don't forget the post office still has extra forms in case you forgot one... and will be extending its hours Monday.
[NAT HIT OF MAIL BOX DOOR CLOSING]
[RUNS= 2]


[STANDUP 1:27:09]
[INQ=]

((KATE WEIDAW/REPORTING: IF YOU PLAN ON MAILING YOUR TAX RETURN YOU HAVE TO MAKE SURE IT'S POST MARKED BY MIDNIGHT ON MONDAY. H AND R BLOCK EVEN SUGGESTS SENDING IT BY CERTIFIED MAIL SO YOU KNOW IT GETS THERE. KATE WEIDAW NEWS 7 ROANOKE.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 12]))






[2Pulaski-Domestic]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-12 TC-34:44]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Pulaski man faces firearms charges, after a domestic dispute yesterday led to gunshots.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski;]


Police responded to the home of Michael and Theresa Ayers on 8th Sreet around 5 o'clock.
Theresa fled the residence to call 9-1-1, saying her husband fired a gun at least three times.
Authorities made several attempts to contact the 34-year-old subject still believed to be in the house, but a short while later he showed up in his car.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT20:44:27]
[IN Q=THE SUBJECT]

((CHIEF GARY ROCHE/TOWN OF PULASKI; THE SUBJECT WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY HE'LL BE TAKEN BEFORE A MAGISTRATE AND DEPENDNG WHETHER HE MAKES BOND OR NOT OR THEY HOLD HIM HE'LL HAS HIS FIRST COURT APPEARANCE FOR ARRAIGNMENT SOMETIME IN THE FUTURE))
[SUPER=01-Gary Roche/Pulaski Police Chief;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=THE FUTURE]
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[VO-NAT]


Michael Ayers faces a felony charge of discharging a firearm.
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[Osborne-Hotel]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-11 TC-48:12]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A Grayson County motel that mostly serves migrant workers is back in business .. four months after the state ordered it closed down.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Independence/December 2000]

In December-- the state ordered the owners of the Osborne Motel in Independence to close their entire complex after failing to fix their water system. Officials say the motel has since reconnected to the town's water system and earlier this month received its state permit after health officials found NO sewer leaks. At one time, the motel was regarded as some of the worst migrant farm- worker housing in the state.
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[Lee-Hospital]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-17 TC-11:17]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A bankrupt hospital should soon have a new owner.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pennington Gap/File Tape;]

Lee County Community Hospital is being sold through federal bankruptcy court in an effort to restructure for the future. The hospital declared bankruptcy after it became the victim of a corruption scheme that cost it seven million dollars


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[anchor=Shannon]
[ss=none]


Officials say the hospital will be sold to one of four bidders next week.[1-Sports]


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


In sports, Frederick slips up - allowing Salem to break its losing streak.
Roy Stanley has that story and more.
Good Morning Roy.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=1:40]
[OUT Q=more later on Mornin'.]



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


[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M01-2]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Desk]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
(I'll ad lib intro)
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=This year's featured]
[SUPER=03-Buchanan; :00]
[SUPER=01-Linda Wickline/Art by the James; :24]
[RUNS=2:47]
[OUT Q=a larger community]


[Steve Live]

(I'll call for super)
[SUPER=16-(540) 992-4777/Bank of Botetourt;]



(Steve tosses to Kimberly for Marketwatch)


((Archive: art by the james))

[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, there will be plenty of news to fuel the stock market this week.
Renay San Miguel has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 03NA - 03:34:16]
[IN Q=The week ahead]
[SUPER=01-Renay San Miguel/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:45]
[OUT Q=Marketwatch-dot-com, New York]
((ONCAM=Renay

THE WEEK AHEAD IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST WEEKS IN SOMETHING THAT'S CALLED EARNINGS SEASON..THAT'S WHEN AMERICA'S CORPORATIONS TELL WALL STREET AND INVESTORS HOW GOOD, OR BAD, BUSINESS WAS IN THE PREVIOUS THREE MONTHS; HOW MUCH MONEY THEY MADE, HOW MUCH MONEY THEY GOT TO KEEP AFTER TAXES AND EXPENSES.
AND YOU COULD ARGUE THAT THIS EARNINGS SEASON WILL BE SOMEWHAT ANTICLIMACTIC, SINCE MANY OF THESE COMPANIES HAVE ALREADY PRE-WARNED THAT THEY WERE CAUGHT UP IN THE ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN.
ESS=graphic

THIS WEEK, A WHO'S WHO OF AMERICAN BUSINESS: CITIGROUP, INTEL, PHILIP MORRIS, TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, AOL TIME WARNER, APPLE, GILLETTE, INTERNATIONAL PAPER, COCA-COLA, FORD MOTOR, MICROSOFT, GATEWAY AND R.J. REYNOLDS..
ONCAM=

HOW'S THAT FOR A PORTFOLIO? FED CHIEF ALAN GREENSPAN WILL ALSO BE WATCHING THE EARNINGS REPORTS ROLL IN, BUT HE'S ALSO KEEPING AN EYE ON THE WEEK'S ECONOMIC INDICATORS,
ESS=graphic

SUCH AS THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX - THE AVERAGE OF WHAT IT COSTS A FAMILY OF FOUR TO BUY VARIOUS GOODS AND SERVICES - THE NUMBER OF NEW HOUSES THAT BEGAN CONSTRUCTION, AND INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTIVITY.
ONCAM=

THE MARKETS WERE VERY PRODUCTIVE FOR INVESTORS LAST WEEK, WHICH ONLY HAD FOUR TRADING SESSIONS BECAUSE OF GOOD FRIDAY.
ESS=

THE DOW CLOSED THURSDAY UP 113 POINTS TO TEN-126...FOR THE WEEK IT WAS UP 3 PERCENT..
ONCAM=

THE THURSDAY GAINS CAME DESPITE SOME WISHY-WASHY RETAILING FIGURES FOR MARCH.
ESS=

THE NASDAQ HAD ONE OF ITS BEST WEEKS SINCE LAST AUGUST..UP 62 POINTS TO 1961..THE INDEX'S FOURTH STRAIGHT WINNING SESSION...AND IT GAINED 14 PERCENT FOR THE WEEK..
ESS=graphic

WAL-MART, ONE OF THE THIRTY DOW STOCKS, LOST AFTER ISSUING A PROFIT WARNING BECAUSE OF THOSE RETAILING FIGURES.
ESS=graphic

. THE CHIP SECTOR HELPED TO PUSH THE NASDAQ HIGHER...INTEL, TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, APPLIED MATERIALS AND BROADCOM ALL POSTING GAINS.
ESS=marketwatch

FOR MORE ON THE MARKETS CLICK ON CBS DOT MARKETWATCH DOT COM.
ONCAM=renay

I'M RSM, CBS MARKETWATCH DOT COM, NEW YORK.))

(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[Middle-East]


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


The Lebanese government is condemning Israel's airstrike today in Lebanon's central mountains.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Eastern Lebanon;]


It was Israel's first strike in five years against the Syrian military.
One Syrian soldier was reportedly killed and four others were wounded in the attack on a radar facility.
It's not clear if the radar was hit.
Israel says it was in response to Hezbollah attacks.
The most recent one last week killed an Israeli soldier.
Today's incident will likely increase the risk of further military tensions along Israel's northern border.
(------------)


[Ramone]


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

[NOTE ANCHOR TAG!!]
Fans of the '70s punk rock group, The Ramones are mourning the loss of lead singer Joey Ramone.
He inspired a celebrity fan base as varied as rocker Bruce Springsteen and author Steven King.
Sukanya Krishnan reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=04-Rhino Home Video; :10]
[SUPER=01-Hilly Kristal/CBGB Owner; :47]
[SUPER=01-Arturo Vega/Former Artistic Director; 1:09]
[SUPER=01-Sukanya Krishnan/Reporting; 1:20]
[RUNS=1:46]
[OUT Q=much better world.]

(( THE MESSAGE ON ONE CANDLE OUT SIDE CBGB'S .... READ....SIMPLY THAKS JOEY.

SOT--21:46-

"" HE SAVED THE MUSIC SCENE ACTUALLY""

TRACK----


THE RAMONES HIT THE MUSIC SCENE . ..IN 1974. CHANGING THE MUSIC WE LISTEN TO FROM DISCO TO PUNK.
NATS OUND-

TRACK---


JOEY RAMONE... WAS BORN JEFFERY HYMAN MAY 19TH 1951. HE WAS A BOY FROM FOREST HILLS QUEENS.... THE FRONT MAN. OF THE RAMONES. A TALL GANGLY LEAD SINGER WHO'S SIGNATURE YELP..... LEATHER JACKET...TINTED GLASSES AND PERMANENTLY TORN JEANS.... BECAME A UNIFORM OF A GENERATION.
MUSIC CRITICS SAY THEY COULD BEARLY PLAY KNOWING ONLY THREE CORDS BUT ... THEIR DO IT YOURSELF GARAGE BAND SOUND ... HAS INFLUENCED MUSIC ACROSS THE SPECTRUM. FROM GREENDAY AND OFF SPRING.

HILLY KRISTAL/OWNER CBGB---
SOT-

13:07- "' I'D LIKE TO THINK HE BROUGHT CREDIBILITY TO ROCK N'ROLL""
MORE NAT- SEC THREE

TRACK---


JOEY RAMONE HAD BEEN BATTLING LYMPHOMA...FOR SEVERAL YEARS NOW.. HE WAS HOSPITALIZED FOR THE LAST THREE MONTHS. ACCORDING TO ARTURO VEGA.. JTHE BANDS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR.... JOEY WAS COHERENT TILL THE VERY END.

SOT---

8:47- "" I SERIOUSLY ...WHY WE WERE THERE""

TRACK----

THE RAMONES DISBANDED IN 1996 AFTER A TOUR... SINCE THEN HE KEPT A LOW PROFILE... BUT FOR FRIENDS HIS LEGACY LIVES ON.

SOT--

7:10- "' I FEEL LIKE ..JOEY'S IN A BETTER PLACE'""

SOT--

16:19- "" I THINK HE'D LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED AS SOMEOEN WHO DID THINGS HIS OWN WAY""
))
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[GRAPHIC=None]


That was Sukanya Krishnan reporting.[Puffy]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=slo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Sean Combs]


Puff Daddy, now know as P. Diddy, is alive and well, but just weeks after his trial on bribery and weapons charges, Sean Combs is heading back to court.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]


The Rapper was arrested in Miami for making an illegal lane change while riding his scooter.
He was also charged with driving with a suspended license.
Puffy's spokeswoman says paperwork delay is the reason for the license showing up as suspended.
Combs was released twenty minutes after his arrest.
The misdemeanor charge could land him in jail, and he could be fined up to five hundred dollars.
(------------)



[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, concussions can be dangerous and shouldn't be taken lightly ... especially when it happens to a teenage athlete.
Doctor Dave Hnida has that story in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 03NA - 03:32:16]
[IN Q=A common injury]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:19]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]



(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]


Pulaski authorities respond to a domestic dispute call involving gunshots, but no victims.
Police say Theresa Ayers fled the residence after her husband fired a gun at least three times.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon]


D-U-I charges are pending against a pick-up truck driver after he slams into another truck.
The accident happened last night at the corner of Orange Avenue and Williamson Road.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And you won't believe what the congregation of this North Dakota church did in order to attend Easter service.
The dedicated parishioners built a bridge over dangerous floodwaters.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Monday, April 16th .
[ANCHOR=Shannon]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.



[Pulaski-Domestic]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-12 TC-34:44]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Police in Pulaski feel fortunate a domestic dispute yesterday did not lead to injuries .. or worse. It DID lead to gunshots, but no one was hit.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski;]


Police responded to the home of Michael and Theresa Ayers on 8th Sreet around 5 o'clock.
Theresa fled the residence to call 9-1-1, saying her husband fired a gun at least three times.
Authorities made several attempts to contact the 34-year-old subject still believed to be in the house, but a short while later he showed up in his car.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT20:44:27]
[IN Q=THE SUBJECT]

((CHIEF GARY ROCHE/TOWN OF PULASKI; THE SUBJECT WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY HE'LL BE TAKEN BEFORE A MAGISTRATE AND DEPENDNG WHETHER HE MAKES BOND OR NOT OR THEY HOLD HIM HE'LL HAS HIS FIRST COURT APPEARANCE FOR ARRAIGNMENT SOMETIME IN THE FUTURE))
[SUPER=01-Gary Roche/Pulaski Police Chief;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=THE FUTURE]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Michael Ayers faces a felony charge of discharging a firearm.
(------------)



[Roanoke-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=slo]
[TAPE#=01-25 TC-04:26]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]

Roanoke Police expect to level D-U-I charges against a driver of a pickup truck .. after it ran into another pickup last night.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

The accident happened around nine-thirty at the corner of Orange Avenue and Williamson Road. Police say the driver of a large brown pickup ran a red light and collided with another truck. Officers say the driver of the brown truck had been drinking. The man was arrested, but has not yet been charged with D-U-I.
All of the people involved in the accident were taken to the hospital.
There is no word yet on their conditions.
(------------)


[2Tax-Return]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=01-15 - TC20:25]
[GRAPHIC=Taxes]

Your time is almost up.
The I-R-S predicts 26 million tax returns will be postmarked or electronically filed by tonight's midnight deadline.
And if you have waited until now to get started, Kate Weidaw has some last-day tips.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I want to remind...]
[SUPER=01-Bayla Sussman/H&R Block;:00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;:11]
[SUPER=@Kate1;1:14]
[RUNS=1:25]
[OUT Q=kw news7 Roanoke.]



(([SOT 1:07:29]
[INQ=]

((BAYLA SUSSMAN/H & R BLOCK: I WANT TO REMIND EVERYBODY IT'S APRIL 16TH IT'S TIME COME ON IN GET YOUR TAXES DONE.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 8]


It's Bayla Sussman's favorite time of year.... tax season.
[NAT SOUND OF HER TALKING TO CLIENTS]
[RUNS= 4]


H and R Block kept its doors open Sunday for tax payers to get their taxes filed before heading back to work on Monday. But Sussman says for those who want to push the deadline, make sure you bring in ALL of your forms.

[SOT 1:02:47]
[INQ=]

((BAYLA SUSSMAN: WE WANT THEM TO BRING IN ANY W2'S ANY BANK STATEMENTS, STATEMENTS OF MORTGAGE INTEREST IF THEY HAVE IT.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 7]


But what if you want extra time to fill out your tax forms... Sussman says you'll have to file for an extension and still pay the government what you owe them.

[SOT 1:04:20]
[INQ=]

((BAYLA SUSSMAN: WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO TO EXTEND IS BALL PARK YOUR RETURN THEN DO THE EXTENSION AND YOU'LL HAVE THE TIME TO FINE TUNE TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ALL THE DETAILS IN PLACE.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 10]


If you're filing your taxes on your own don't forget the post office still has extra forms in case you forgot one... and will be extending its hours Monday.
[NAT HIT OF MAIL BOX DOOR CLOSING]
[RUNS= 2]


[STANDUP 1:27:09]
[INQ=]

((KATE WEIDAW/REPORTING: IF YOU PLAN ON MAILING YOUR TAX RETURN YOU HAVE TO MAKE SURE IT'S POST MARKED BY MIDNIGHT ON MONDAY. H AND R BLOCK EVEN SUGGESTS SENDING IT BY CERTIFIED MAIL SO YOU KNOW IT GETS THERE. KATE WEIDAW NEWS 7 ROANOKE.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS= 12]))






[2Osborne-Hotel]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-11 TC-48:12]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Four months after state officials ordered it closed down, a motel that houses migrant workers is allowed to re-open.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Independence/December 2000]

In December-- the state ordered the owners of the Osborne Motel in Independence to close their entire complex after failing to fix their water system. Officials say the motel has since reconnected to the town's water system and earlier this month received its state permit after health officials found NO sewer leaks. At one time, the motel was regarded as some of the worst migrant farm- worker housing in the state.
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[2-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=Golf]


In sports, darkness prevailed at the The WorldCom Classic yesterday - and there still isn't a winner. Billy Mayfair and Jose (koh-CHEHR'-ehs) Coceres had just completed two holes of sudden death, when darkness forced play to be suspended. Both ended regulation at 11-under. They'll head out again at 8 this morning at Hilton Head Island.
For yesterday's scores, let's check the scoreboards. [MOTION]
[SUPER=#556]
[SUPER=X5011;]
[SUPER=0093-j/Salem/2//Frederick/1///j/Lynchburg/7//Wilmington/6///;]
[SUPER=X5010;]
[SUPER=0091-/N. Y. Yankees/4/j/Boston/5////Cleveland///Detroit///Rained Out/;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0091-j/Kansas City/4//Toronto/2///j/Tampa Bay/7//Baltimore/4///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0091-/Chicago/3/j/Minnesota/4///j/Seattle/7//Anaheim/5///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0091-j/Texas/10//Oakland/8///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0092-/Philadelphia/0/j/Atlanta/3///j/Cincinnati/3//N. Y. Mets/1///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0092-j/Florida/6//Montreal/3////San Francisco/4/j/Milwaukee/7///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0092-/Pittsburgh/1/j/Chicago/5///j/St. Louis/6//Houston/5///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0092-j/Colorado/10//Arizona/7//10 Innings/j/Los Angeles/5//San Diego/4///;]
[super=#555;reset]
[RUNS=:45]
[OUT Q=....last score.]
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(weather toss)


[Birthdays]
[SS=none]
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[SOT ]
[inQ=]
[RUNS=1:53]
[out=back to you]




[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M01-2]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Desk]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
(I'll ad lib intro)
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The oldest]
[SUPER=03-Buchanan; :00]
[SUPER=01-Harry Gleason/Historian; 1:12]
[RUNS=2:58]
[OUT Q=for those churches]


[Steve Live]

(I'll call for super)
[SUPER=16-(540) 992-4777/Bank of Botetourt;]



(ad lib toss to bump)

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

((Archive: art by the james))

[Gas-Prices]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Gas Prices Up]


Many of you probably spent Easter weekend traveling to see family and friends.
And it cost you.
As Stephen Clark tells us, gas prices are going up again.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]
[SUPER=01-Stephen Clark/Reporting; 1:18]
[RUNS=1:28]
[OUT Q=Clark, CBS News, New York.]

((

(track/ vo-pump)

GASOLINE PRICES ARE ALREADY ON THE WAY UP IN WASHINGTON D-C...11 CENTS A GALLON AT SOME STATIONS. AND D-C DRIVERS AREN'T ALONE.

(GFX over track)

ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY PRICES JUMPED LAST WEEK...SIX CENTS ON THE GULF COAST...MORE THAN SEVEN CENTS ON AVERAGE IN THE EAST...AND MIDWEST.
(vo-refinery)

YOU CAN BLAME MOST OF THE PRICE PROBLEMS ON THE REFINERIES.

(Mahoney sot explains refinery shortages caused by boutique gas)



(track over pumps and driving)

BUT DRIVERS CAN ALSO CLAIM SOME OF THE BLAME FOR HIGHER GASOLINE PRICES. THE MORE GASOLINE WE USE, THE HIGHER THE PRICE... SEVERAL TIMES THIS SPRING DRIVERS HAVE GOBBLED UP MORE THAN 8 MILLION BARRELS IN A DAY--A SUMMERTIME PACE.

(GFX over track)


LAST WEEK THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALLY ESTIMATED GAS PRICES THIS SUMMER WILL TOP OUT AT $1.49 A GALLON ON AVERAGE.
BUT THE OIL PRICE INFORMATION SERVICE DISAGREES, PREDICTING PRICES AS HIGH AS THREE DOLLARS A GALLON ON THE WEST COAST.

(SOT Mahoney)


Standup close HOWEVER BAD PRICES GET, YOU CAN EXPECT TO SEE THE WORST OF IT BY JULY FOURTH. THEN, BARRING SOME MAJOR DISRUPTION IN PRODUCTION OR DISTRIBUTION, PRICES LIKE THESE WILL RETURN AFTER LABOR DAY. SC CBS NEWS NEW YORK. ))

[Flood-church]


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


If you build it, they will come.
That phrase played out on Easter Sunday at a church in North Dakota.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Horace, ND;]


The flooding in the midwest over the past week left the church surrounded by high water.
However, a few determined members of Saint Benedict's Church built a bridge, so worshippers could attend Easter service.
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((PATTY BOHNENSTINGL/CHURCH MEMBER: WE'RE A VERY SPIRITED CHURCH AND COMMUNITY AND WE COULDN'T SEE HAVING IT ANY OTHER WAY, EVEN THOUGH THERE'S WATER SURROUNDING US ))
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And if the congregation prayed for flood relief, it worked.
The National Weather Service says river levels are on their way down and no additional rain is expected.
But the bridge may come in handy for the next few days.
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In sports, It's down to one game for the Express -
Roy Stanley has details.
Good Morning again Roy.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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You have run out of days to figure out your taxes.
The filing deadline is midnight tonight.
The I-R-S predicts 26 million returns will be postmarked or electronically filed today.
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Police in Pulaski feel fortunate a domestic dispute yesterday did not lead to injuries .. or worse. It DID lead to gunshots, but no one was hit.
Police responded to the home of Michael and Theresa Ayers.
Theresa fled the residence to call 9-1-1, saying her husband fired a gun at least three times.
Michael Ayers faces a firearms charge.
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Four months after state officials ordered it closed down, a motel that houses migrant workers is allowed to re-open.
In December-- the state ordered the owners of the Osborne Motel in Independence to close their entire complex after failing to fix their water system. Officials say the Osborne Motel has repaired its water system .. received a new state permit earlier this month after health officials found NO sewer leaks.
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Now here's Keith Humphry with a preview of News 7 at Six.
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