[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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[VO-NAT]


Up next on News-7...
A new stadium gets the green light from Roanoke City Council.
The new football and amphitheater complex will go across the street from the Civic Center.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And another massive Firestone tire recall is expected to be announced by Ford later today.
[ANCHOR=Leo]
(ad lib weather)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


[Victory-Stadium]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-10]
[GRAPHIC=Victory Stadium]


After months of debate on the future of Victory Stadium, members of Roanoke City Council say they want to build a replacement on a site near the Civic Center.
Monday night they authorized the city manager to develop plans for a multi-purpose facility with a pricetag of up to 18- million dollars.
Joe Dashiell has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Officials aren't revealing]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Linda Wyatt/Roanoke City Council; :23]
[SUPER=01-Ralph Smith/Roanoke Mayor; :29]
[SUPER=01-Bill Bestpitch/Roanoke City Council; :53]
[SUPER=@Joe1; 1:04]
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[OUT Q=JD News 7]


((Officials aren't revealing the precise location ... though it's across Orange Avenue from the Civic Center. They hope to acquire the property through negotiation without using eminent domain.
The multi-purpose facility they envision there would be similar to the plans we've already seen combining a football stadium with an amphitheater... large enough officials say to be financially self-supporting.
The vote was unanimous...
[SOT ]
[IN Q=It is my hope]

((LINDA WYATT/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: IT IS MY HOPE THAT WE ARE FINALLY ON THE ROAD TO PUTTING THIS ISSUE TO BED.)) ((RALPH SMITH/ROANOKE MAYOR: I VOTED TO SUPPORT THIS BECAUSE I SEE IT AS THE SECOND BEST OPPORTUNITY FOR US. SOME THINGS I SEE COMING TOGETHER, TO BRING THE COUNCIL TOGETHER, AND ALSO BRING THE CITY TOGETHER WITH AN ISSUE I THINK WE CAN LIVE WITH.))
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[OUT Q=an issue I think we can live with.]


If the plan develops as city officials believe it will, Victory Stadium's days are numbered... but not necessarily the tribute to the city's World War II veterans.
[SOT BILL BESTPITCH 20:05:40]
[IN Q=I see no reason why]

((I SEE NO REASON WHY THIS IS NOT A NEW VICTORY STADIUM. WE CAN CONTINUE TO HONOR THE VETERANS WE HAVE ALWAYS HONORED, THE VICTORY IN WORLD WAR II. NONE OF THAT HAS TO CHANGE AT ALL.))
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[OUT Q=none of that has to change at all.]


This raises the question of what will happen with current Victory stadium site.
But city manager Darlene Burcham says no decision has been made on that.
Joe Dashiell News 7))


[VOB-Bedford-School]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morning]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-21]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Nearly one point seven million dollars.
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[VO-NAT 19 sec]
[SUPER=03-Forest;]

That's how much engineers say it will cost to clean -up Jefferson Forest High school. Last night-- the Bedford County board of supervisors agreed to foot the bill.
[SUPER=03-Bedford/Last Night;]

The money is needed to rid the high school of a potentially dangerous fungus so that students can return to there in the fall, without the threat of the MOLD returning.
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[SOT 03:36:23]
[IN Q=I'm very pleased ]

((DEBBY ALLEN/PARENT: I'M VERY PLEASED THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD HAS....REALLY THE BEST THING.))
[SUPER=01-Debby Allen/Parent;]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=best thing.]
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[VO-NAT]

An engineer says the mold began growing for a number of reasons. He says a leaking roof, poor ventilation in the high school, and de-humidification all contributed to the problem.
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[Ford/Firestone]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST= mornin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Firestone]


Ford is expected to announce today that it's recalling up to 13-million Firestone tires on its vehicles.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]


The auto manufacturer says it has safety concerns about the Firestone Wilderness tires that haven't been recalled -- and are still on many Explorers.
Meanwhile, Bridgestone Firestone says a new recall is un-necessary.
The tire maker says its tires have 10 times more problems on Explorers than other vehicles.
The latest recall announcement comes just a day after Firestone said it's ending its supply relationship with Ford -- one that's been around since the first Model T.

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


After an onslaught of airstrikes and fighting in the Middle East, the Bush administration is taking a more hands-on approach to help end the violence.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Gaza City;]


Former Senator George Mitchell is leading an international committee that just released a report on ways to bring about peace.
The study suggests ending all violence BEFORE resuming any peace talks.
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has basically agreed to the recommendations.
Meanwhile, the Israelis also accept the findings, except for one that calls for a construction freeze on Jewish settlements in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
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[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, Wall Street went on a tech buying spree yesterday. The rally sent the Nasdaq soaring more than 100 points and the Dow Jones to its highest close in 16 months. 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=1:28]
[OUT Q=your local stocks.]

((Information:
(on cam)

HOW QUICKLY THE GLASS WENT FROM HALF EMPTY TO HALF FULL ON WALL STREET.
INVESTORS THREW ROCKET FUEL ON THE NASDAQ AS THEY WARMED UP TO TECH STOCKS AGAIN. MANY INVESTORS BELIEVE THE WORST OF THE MARKET'S DECLINE IS OVER.
WHEN THE OPENING BELL SOUNDS TODAY, THE NASDAQ WILL TRY TO MAKE IT SIX WINNING DAYS IN A ROW..

(graphic- nasdaq)

THE NASDAQ SPRINTED 106 POINTS TO 2305.. SINCE LAST TUESDAY THE NASDAQ HAS CLIMBED 200 POINTS OR ABOUT 10 PERCENT..

(graphic- dow)

THE DOW CAME LATE TO THE PARTY BUT MANAGED TO RISE ABOUT 36 POINTS TO 11-337.

(on cam)

BIG WINNERS IN THE LAST SESSION INCLUDED THE BIG CAPS.. CSCO, SUNW, MSFT
FORD IS A STOCK TO WATCH TODAY...

(graphic)

BRIDGESTONE FIRESTONE IS ENDING ITS NEARLY 100 YEAR OLD BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP WITH FORD BECAUSE OF SAFETY CONCERNS ABOUT FORD'S EXPLORER. THE TWO COMPANIES ARE FINGER POINTING BLAMING EACH OTHER FOR TROUBLES WITH ONE OF THE HOTTEST SELLING SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES.

(on cam)

WHAT COULD BE THE BLOCKBUSTER OF THE SEASON COULD GIVE A BIG BOOST TO WALT DISNEY.

(graphic)

A SALMON SMITH BARNEY ANALYST SAYS IF DISNEY'S WWII FILM PEARL HARBOR, WHICH OPENS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND ITS A BIG HIT, LIKE THE ROCK OR CONAIR IT COULD ADD ANWAY FROM 2 TO 25 CENTS TO DISNEY'S BOTTOM LINE.

(graphic)

TRACK ALL THE PRE-MARKET ACTION AT CBS.MW.COM -

(on cam)

AT THE NASDAQ, I'M AC IN NEW York.))


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[STOCKS] [COMM]

[11Historic-District]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-14 TC1:07:27]
[GRAPHIC=None]


If approved, Lynchburg could soon have a sixth historic district. This despite residents' concerns over the possible infringement on their property rights.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The Board of Historic and Architectural Review voted unanimously yesterday to designate a three- mile stretch of Rivermont Avenue as a historic district.
Supporters say it will help maintain the beauty of the neighborhood and preserve property values.
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[SOT 13:51:46]
[IN Q=It is our]

((FRANCES HARRIS/SUPPORTS HISTORIC DISTRICT: IT IS OUR WISH THAT THIS WILL DEVELOP INTO A SENSE OF TRUE COMMUNITY. WE WOULD LIKE TO SEE A COMMUNITY DEVELOP OF YOUNG AND OLD, RICH AND POOR, LARGE HOMES, SMALL ONES, BUSINESSES, SCHOOLS, CHURCHES.))
[SUPER=01-Frances Harris/Supports Historic District; :07]
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[OUT Q=schools, churches.]
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[VO-NAT]


The plan still must be approved by the planning commission and city council.
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[11Campbell-District]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-13]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It's better, but it's not good enough... that's the response from minority leaders in Campbell County to the county's new redistricting proposal.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co./May 7]


Yesterday, supervisors approved changes to the area's voting districts, based on Census 2000 numbers.
They adjusted District Five in the Brookneal area to include 31 percent minority population, but black leaders say the county can do better.
They say they need a district with heavy minority presence to have a chance of electing a black supervisor.
They're considering appealing the plan to the Justice Department.
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[11Clark]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morning/noon]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=01-23]
[GRAPHIC=none]


He is from Central Virginia.. but now he's seen on national TV- starring in the CBS sitcom, "Yes Dear".
He is Anthony Clark- and he spoke from Los Angeles to News 7's Jean Jadhon.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=04-"Yes Dear" ;00]
[SUPER=01-Anthony Clark/"Yes Dear" Star; 17]
[SUPER=@Jean2; 1:04]
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[OUT Q=News 7.]

((YES DEAR" TAPE: ANTHONY CLARK: HOLLYWOOD'S NEVER GIVEN ME THIS TYPE OF ROLE BEFORE... I'M THE STABLE ONE TRYING TO KEEP THE FAMILY IN TACT.
With the role as Greg Warner.. Anthony Clark is keeping his CAREER in tact.
Life in L-A takes him far away from Glady's where his family lived for several years.
Clark went to William Campbell High School- until the family moved- and Clark graduated Brookville High in Lynchburg.
In fact when he does standup- you may hear him poke fun at those very places. ANTHONY CLARK: yea.. but IT'S ALL IN FUN. I DON'T MEAN AYTHING BAD BY IT. I LOVE COMING FROM CENTRAL VIRGINIA.. THE PEAKS OF OTTER. THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS... AND WOULD NEVER TRADE BEING FROM THIS PART OF THE WORLD.
Clark's began his comedy career while at Emerson College in Boston. He did standup before landing the NBC Sitcom Boston Common a few years back.
His latest stint finds playing a family man... but his real life is far from that. CLARK: NO I'M NOT MARRIED RIGHT NOW AND I DON'T HAVE ANY KIDS THAT I KNOW OF... NOT METHOD ACTING BY ANY MEANS. NAT SOUND CLOSING BOOK.. GREG WARNER: COME ON SAM.. YOUR OLD MAN'S HAD A TOUGH DAY... SEE DADDY LIKES IT.. NAT SOUND: SPITTING IT OUT... GREG WARNER: WHAT THE HELL IS SHE DOING TO YOU?!
Yes Dear airs here on your hometown Station Monday nights at 8:30.
Jean Jadhon, News 7.))

[5-Doula]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=501-14 00:07:19]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin' Health Check]


In this morning's Health Check, Some families are hiring "doulas" to help with the birthing process.
A Doula is a woman who has training in child birth and different techniques to deal with pain.
As Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton explains --the doula usually starts meeting with the family --in the mom's seventh monthm and she is there during the entire labor process.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Two weeks ago]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=07-Erin Dogan; :12]
[SUPER=07-Josh Dogan; :24]
[SUPER=01-Jamie Swann/Doula; :46]
[SUPER=@Joy2; 1:13]
[RUNS=1:33]
[OUT Q=JS for News 7 Mornin'.]

((
Two weeks ago--the Dogans had their first child Keelan.
Erin was in labor for 14 hours. She and her husband Josh --say they couldn't have done it --without their doula --Jamie Swann.
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[SOT15:13:15]
[IN Q=She put me in the shower]

((ERIN DOGAN: SHE PUT ME IN THE SHOWER, HAD ME WALKING AROUND. MY WHOLE LABORING PROCESS WAS GREAT AND WOULDN'T DO IT AGAIN WITHOUT JAMIE THERE)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=without jamie there]
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[SOT15:17:08]
[IN Q=It gave me more time to worry about her pain]

((JOSH DOGAN: IT GAVE ME MORE TIME TO WORRY ABUT HER PAIN --WHAT SHE WAS GOING THROUGH INSTEAD OF WORRYING ABOUT WHAT I COULD DO TO TAKE AWAY THE PAIN. THAT'S WHY JAMIE WAS THERE TO HELP ME MAKE THOSE DECISIONS)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=those decisions]


In fact --the role of the Doula is to be there during the entire labor process --to teach the dad or other family members techniques to help mom --and to act as advocate for the family.
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[SOT15:30:11]
[IN Q=Because the doctors and nurses]

((BECAUSE THE DOCTORS AND NURSES ARE SO BUSY. SOMETIMES THEY DON'T HAVE TIME TO FULL EXPLAIN WHAT'S HAPPENING, WHAT A CERTAIN TECHNOLOGY OR INTERVENTION IS, SO THE DOULA CAN BE THERE TO SAY THIS IS WHAT THIS IS, WHAT THE BENEFITS ARE WHAT ARE THE RISKS)) [RUNS18]
[OUT Q=the risks]


And studies have shown that women who have a doula reduce their chances of having a c-section, reduce their need for pain medication, increase their breast feeding rates, and have fewer incidents of post-partum depression.
The doula even comes for a post-partum visit -to make sure the new family is adjusting to their new life.
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[SOT15:20:04]
[IN Q=It's like having another friend there]

((JOSH DOGAN: IT'S LIKE HAVING ANOTHER FRIEND THERE THAT YOU CAN TRUST COMPLETELY--AND THAT PERSON KNOWS EXACTLY WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE AND HOW TO DO IT)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=how to do it.]))
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=Hold]


The cost for a doula in our area is between 2 and 4-hundred dollars.
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[TAKE FS WEB ADDRESS]
For more information about doula's you can find a link to their website on our webpage and wdbj7-dot-com.
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Don't go away...News 7 Mornin' will be right back. [bump-chyron] [Streaming-Video]
[comm #3]


[2-HEADLINES] [Kim at Desk]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


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


After nearly a YEAR of debate, Roanoke City Council decides to build a new Stadium.
Members authorized the city manager to create plans for a multi-purpose facility near the civic center.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Experts say it could cost nearly two MILLION dollars to clean up the mold growing inside Jefferson Forest High School.
The latest, coming up.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And a new state law could put a damper on NEXT year's prom night...
Most teens won't be allowed to drive between midnight and four a-m.
We'll hear what teens think about the new law.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Tuesday, May 22nd .
News 7 Mornin' will be right back.


[Stadium-Plan]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-26]
[GRAPHIC=Victory Stadium]


It's taken them eleven months to reach a decision, but members of Roanoke City Council have taken steps toward a new stadium.
Last night, they authorized the city manager to develop plans for a multi-purpose facility on a site near the civic center.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


City officials had considered a number of alternatives including the renovation of the current Victory Stadium.
But council members say they were looking to the future with their decision to replace the aging landmark.
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[SOT 20:03:13]
[IN Q=It's a grand old lady]

((LINDA WYATT/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: IT'S A GRAND OLD LADY WHO SERVED US WELL, BUT PROGRESS MOVES ON.))
[SUPER=01-Linda Wyatt/Roanoke City Council;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=but progress moves on.]
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[VO-NAT]


The new stadium would be located across Orange Avenue from the Civic Center, though city officials aren't saying exactly where.
It would be similar to plans already circulating, that combine a football stadium with an amphitheater. Officials say it would have enough seats to be financially self-supporting.
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[Interstate-73]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=AM]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-24]
[GRAPHIC=I-73]


Council members say the proposed route that would take Interstate 73 through southeast Roanoke was the one option they hoped to avoid.
Last night, they reaffirmed their opposition to that part of the plan.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Council had gone on record supporting the I-73 project in the past, but members say they had also encouraged the Virginia Department of Transportation to avoid city neighborhoods.
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[SOT ]
[IN Q=The only position that we took]

((REV. NELSON HARRIS/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: THE ONLY POSITION THAT WE TOOK WAS AGAINST THAT ONE PROPOSED ROUTING THROUGH THE SOUTHEAST QUADRANT OF THE CITY, AND YET THAT WAS THE EXACT ROUTE THAT WAS ENDORSED BY THE TRANSPORTATION BOARD.))

((LINDA WYATT/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: I FIND IT JUST VERY, VERY FRUSTRATING TO SAY THE LEAST. AND I THINK ANYTHING THAT WE CAN DO AT THIS TIME TO PROTECT THE HOMES OF THE CITIZENS WHO LIVE IN THE SOUTHEAST QUADRANT OF OUR CITY THAT ARE GOING TO BE AFFECTED, WE HAVE A RESPONSIBILITY TO DO.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Nelson Harris/Roanoke City Council; :00]
[SUPER=01-Linda Wyatt/Roanoke City Council; :16]
[RUNS=:31]
[OUT Q=we have a responsibility to do.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=hold]


Mayor Ralph Smith was the only member to vote against the resolution. He said he didn't want to create any more barriers to the I-73 project.


[11Bedford-School]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-21]
[GRAPHIC=none]

[anchor-tag] Experts are convinced they've found what caused mold to grow inside Jefferson Forest High school. But wiping out the problem will be costly. Teresa Hamilton has the price tag and the latest on plans to possibly replace the aging high school.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The potentially]
[SUPER=03-Forest; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jim Blevins/Bedford Co. Superintendent; :25]
[SUPER=01-Debby Allen/Parent; :57]
[SUPER=@Teresa2; 1:24]
[RUNS=1:32]
[out q= NEWS 7, Bedford.]

(( The potentially hazardous fungus that's been growing inside Jefferson Forest High school is the result of several factors. An engineer told the Bedford County Board of Supervisors and School Board a leaking roof, poor ventilation and dehumidification all contributed to the problem.... a problem which will cost nearly one point seven million dollars to fix.

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[sot 03:39:17]
[in q=]

((JIM BLEVINS/SUPERINTENDENT: WE'LL TAKE OUT CEILING TILES....PAINT THE BUILDING.)) [RUNS15]
[OUT Q= PAINT THE BUILDING.]

The supervisors agreed to foot the bill so that students can return to Jefferson Forest High school this fall. And, while parents we spoke with say they're satisfied with the temporary fix-- they hope supervisors and the school board won't delay replacing the aging school.
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[sot 03:37:07]
[IN Q= THAT PROBLEM]

((DEBBY ALLEN/PARENT: THAT PROBLEM WE HAVE NEEDING SPACE AND...BOTH PROBLEMS.)) [RUNS15]
[OUT Q= BOTH PROBLEMS.]

It appears supervisors and the school board are indeed looking to the future. Last night, engineers cautioned both boards that solving the mold problem is only a band aid approach designed to last three to four years. Minutes later-- the supervisors gave the school board permission to hire an architectural firm to study what to do with Jefferson Forest High school in the future. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Bedford.))
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[ss=none]


Students at Jefferson Forest High school are now attending class at Forest Middle school.[2-Ford/Firestone]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST= mornin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Firestone]


A recall of as many as 13-million MORE Firestone tires on Ford vehicles is expected today.
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[VO-NAT]


Ford says it has safety concerns about the Firestone Wilderness tires that haven't been recalled -- and are still on many Explorers.
Bridgestone Firestone says a new recall is NOT necessary.
The tire maker says its tires have 10 times more problems on Explorers than other vehicles.
The latest recall announcement comes just a day after Firestone said its ending its a supply partnership with Ford -- one that's been around since the Model T.

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


The SIGNS are clear--
Convicted sex offenders are not welcome in Texas.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Corpus Christi, TX;]


After rounding up dozens of registered sex offenders in his courtroom, a judge announced a new and controversial condition to their probation.
21- of the convicts must now post these signs in their front yards, and place these bumper stickers on their cars.


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[SOT 3:17:33]
[IN Q=It says a]

((J. MANUAL BANALES/TEXAS DISTRICT JUDGE: IT SAYS A SEX OFFENDER LIVES HERE. REPORT ANY SUSPICIOUS BEHAVIOR.))
[SUPER=01-J. Manual Banales/Texas District Judge;]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=SUSPICIOUS BEHAVIOR]
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[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, some offenders say it unfairly marks innocent family members living in their home.
Defense attorneys argue the signs are un- constitutional.
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[SOT 3:18:17]
[IN Q=I think it is]

((GERALD ROGEN/DEFENSE ATTORNEY:I THINK IT IS JUST MADNESS. YOU ARE GOING TO HAVE VIGILANTES.") )
[SUPER=01-Gerald Rogen/Defense Attorney;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=destroying property]
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[VO-NAT]


Some attorneys are considering filing an injunction to halt the judge's order.
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[11Teen-Driving]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-29 TC17:57]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A new Virginia law will soon go into effect that will force most teens to get off the road by midnight....
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[VO-NAT :22.5]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


They'll be issued a Cinderella license... they won't be able to drive between midnight and four a-m.
Next year prom-goers will have to leave their "glass slippers" on and walk home if they're under 19.
Some Cave Spring High School students say the General Assembly should have lengthened the learners permit period, instead of forcing kids off the road by midnight.
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[SOT]

[tc:18:32:12]
[IN Q=When kids first]

((STEPHANIE HENDERSON: WHEN KIDS FIRST START DRIVING THEY GET THEIR LEARNERS AND THEY ARE STUCK WITH THAT ONE ADULT IN THE CAR WITH THEM. AND THEY NEED SOME TIME TO LEARN HOW TO DRIVE BY THEMSELVES.))
[SUPER=01-Stephanie Henderson/Teen Driver]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=by themselves.]
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[VO-NAT]


While their cars won't turn into pumpkins at midnight.. young drivers could lose their license if they are pulled over.
Teens cannot be pulled over if police suspect them "too young to drive after midnight," however.
They'll be cited if pulled over for another traffic violation beginning July 1st.
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[6-McEachin]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=01-18 TC48:47]
[GRAPHIC=Campaing 2001]


The four Democrats running for Attorney General are scheduled to debate in Richmond tonight. But yesterday they sparred over gun safety in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Henrico Delegate Don McEachin held a news conference yesterday morning at the Governor's School.
He said Roanoke Senator John Edwards and Danville Delegate Whitt Clement voted to allow guns on school property.


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[SOT]
[IN Q=I voted repeatedly]
[SUPER=01-Del. Don McEachin/(D) Attorney General Candidate; :00]
[SUPER=01-Craig Bieber/Edwards' Campaign Manager; :12]
[RUNS=26]
[OUT Q=has no other issues to talk about.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=None]


Yesterday afternoon, John Edwards said McEachin's claim that he voted to allow children to bring guns to school is reckless, outrageous and patently untrue.


[11Warner-Ad]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-17 TC41:28]
[GRAPHIC=Mark Warner]


One candidate for Governor is hitting the airwaves with four different T-V ads before Memorial Day.
It's a first for a Virginia political campaign.
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[VO-NAT]


Democrat Mark Warner is moving from his "bio" and bluegrass ads to a look at where he is on the issues.
An education spot starts running this week in northern Virginia -- pointing out his support for teacher pay raises and skepticism over the testing component of the Standards of Learning.
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[SOT 14:28:14]
[IN Q=Yeah, accountability's important.]

((MO ELLEITHEE/MARK WARNER CAMPAIGN: YEAH, ACCOUNTABILITY'S IMPORTANT. AND WE NEED TO HAVE ACCOUNTABILITY. I THINK MOST PARENTS WOULD AGREE WITH THAT, THAT WE NEED TO HAVE ACCOUNTABILITY IN OUR SCHOOLS. BUT WE'VE GOT TO FIGURE OUT THE RIGHT WAY TO DO IT. AND MAKE SURE THAT'S NOT BASED ON JUST ROTE MEMORIZATION.))
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A new poll released yesterday by Virginia Commonwealth University backs up Warner's point.
Only 44- percent of Virginians polled say the S-O-L tests are a "very" or even "somewhat" accurate measure of how students and schools are doing.
The Republican Party of Virginia says it would be buying as many ads as Warner is if it had his financial resources.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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After months of debate on the future of Victory Stadium, members of Roanoke City Council say they want to build a replacement on a site near the Civic Center.
Monday night they authorized the city manager to develop plans for a multi-purpose facility with a pricetag of up to 18- million dollars.
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Also last night, council members reaffirmed their opposition to a proposed route that would take Interstate 73 through southeast Roanoke.
Council had gone on record supporting the I-73 project in the past, but members say they had also encouraged the Virginia Department of Transportation to avoid city neighborhoods.
Mayor Ralph Smith was the only member to vote against the resolution. He said he didn't want to create any more barriers to the I-73 project.
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Engineers say it will cost nearly one point seven million dollars to clean -up Jefferson Forest High school. Last night, the Bedford County board of supervisors agreed to foot the bill. The money is needed to rid the high school of a potentially dangerous fungus so that students can return to there in the fall without the threat of the mold returning.
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Now here's Shannon Young with a preview of News 7 at Six.
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