[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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[VO-NAT]


Coming up on News-7...
A kayaker stranded for five hours on the James River in Rockbridge County is rescued.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And... the U-S MAY be getting back the spy plane that's being held in China.
[ANCHOR=Leo]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Get your day started right here on News 7 Mornin.

[China-Plane]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


It looks like the U-S spy plane that's being held in China could be coming home.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-spaceimaging.com;]


A Chinese government spokesman says Bejing and the United States have agreed to have the plane taken apart and shipped home.
U-S technicians determined the plane could FLY home, but China rejected that option.
The plane made an emergency landing at the air base on a South China Sea island after colliding with a Chinese fighter jet.
(------------)


The 24 American crew members were held in China for 11 days before they were released.

[2-11Rockbridge-Rescue]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-19 TC46:07]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A trip down the James River in Rockbridge County turned into an ordeal yesterday afternoon for a Charlottesville man.

The young man was kayaking when waves knocked him from his boat and left him stranded in the river for five hours. Teresa Hamilton has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co./Yesterday; :00]
[SUPER=01-Cale Jaffe/Rescued Kayaker; :09]
[SUPER=@Teresa2; 1:10]
[RUNS=1:21]
[OUT Q=News 7, Rockbridge Co.]



[11NS-Shops]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-26 TC16:14]
[GRAPHIC=Norfolk Southern]

The Federal Government may be trying to block Norfolk-Southern's plans to close one of its car shops.
That could be bad news for Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT :23]
[SUPER=03-Holidaysburg, PA/April 12]


The Holidaysburg Pennsylvania Carshops are supposed to close on September 1st.
But the Surface Transportation Board is asking N-S for reasons why the shops should close -- mainly because the railroad claimed the shops would stay open after it merged with Conrail.
At a meeting in Norfolk two weeks ago, N-S President David Goode said there is no way the Pennsylvania shops will stay open.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The line through P-A]

((DAVID GOODE/NORFOLK SOUTHERN PRESIDENT: THE LINE THROUGH PA IS IMPORTANT, IN MANY WAY IT IS THE HEART OF THE SYSTEM. BUT AS I'VE SAID, THE ECONOMIC CONDITIONS ARE WHERE THEY ARE TODAY, WE SIMPLY DON'T NEED THOSE SHOPS.))
[SUPER=10-David Goode/Norfolk Southern President/May 10]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=need those shops.]
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[VO-NAT]


The carshops in Roanoke and Hollidaysburg are the only remaining carshops in Norfolk Southern's system.
If the government DOES force N-S to keep the Pennsylvania shops open, some stockholders fear it may force the company to make additional cutbacks in Roanoke.
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[11Radford-Foundry]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-15 TC58:33]
[GRAPHIC=Layoffs]


Jobs are being cut at Intermet's Radford Foundry, but the company won't say how many.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford/File Tape;]


A spokesman says employees at the plant have been briefed on slowing business conditions and future reductions in the workforce.
In a faxed statement, Intermet says no final decision has been made about production changes or which jobs will be affected.
They say details on the cuts will only come after an evaluation of the auto industry, which according to Intermet, has seen a significant slowdown.
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=spa]
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((Archive: lifeguard 10))[Marketwatch]


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


In business news, investors decided to cash in on profits from a market that has been rallying hard since early April.
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=1:09]
[OUT Q=at your local stocks.]




(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[Immigrant-Deaths]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Extreme heat is being blamed in the deaths of 12 illegal immigrants in the Arizona desert.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Yuma, AZ;]


Agents with the U-S Border Patrol say they found seven bodies about 35 miles from the U-S-Mexican border and four more bodies a few miles away.
A 12th man died on his way to the hospital.
Temperatures in the Arizona desert on Wednesday reached 115 degrees.
Rescue teams found 13 survivors in the area and continue to search for more.
Southern Arizona is a popular area for illegal immigrants from Mexico to cross into the U-S.
Last year, 106 people died while crossing into Arizona.
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[11Racial-Profiling]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-18 TC51:44]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Do Virginia police pull drivers over based on their race?
The General Assembly rejected a study of racial profiling, saying it would cost too much.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


But now, State Police are going ahead on their own.
State police will be documenting data that troopers already collect on drivers in the course of any traffic stop or incident report.
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[SOT 12:44:43]
[IN Q=I'm confident that racial profiling]

((COL. GERALD MASSENGILL/VIRGINIA STATE POLICE: I'M CONFIDENT THAT RACIAL PROFILING WITHIN THE VIRGINIA STATE POLICE AND WITHIN THE LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMUNITY IN VIRGINIA IS NOT AN INSTITUTIONALIZED PROBLEM. CERTAINLY I, NOR NO OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER KNOWS WHAT'S IN THE HEARTS OF EACH AND EVERY INDIVIDUAL POLICE OFFICER, BUT CERTAINLY WE PUT TOGETHER A STRONG POLICY, STRONG DISCIPLINE THAT WILL ALLOW US TO ADDRESS ANY SITUATION THAT DOES COME UP.))
[SUPER=01-Gerald Massengill/Virginia State Police Superintendent;]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=situation that does come up.]
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[VO-NAT]


Massengill says the new database will give his agency "integrity" when it speaks to what is a very serious issue nationally.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=Mark Earley]


Attorney General Mark Earley announced a training effort for next month.
Officers from across Virginia will undergo a one- day training session at State Police headquarters to prevent racial profiling.

[11Wythe-Zoning]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-10 TC-1:36:55]
[GRAPHIC=none]


An elderly Wythe County woman is fighting the County for permission to move into her new home.
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[VO-NAT 19.5]
[SUPER=03-Wythe Co.;]


Standing in the way are code restrictions for a flood plain.
The County told 84-year-old Virgie Jones she has to raise this trailer two-and-a-half more feet to make it safe.
Nancy Davis bought Jones the trailer, and says officials are being unfair by not granting a variance..which would allow Jones to move in "as is."
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[SOT6:43:47]
[IN Q=THERE ARE SEVEN]

((NANCY DAVIS/FRIEND OF VIRGIE JONES; THERE ARE SEVEN REASONS IN THE ORDINANCE WHERE BY VARIANCES CAN BE GRANTED SHE COMPLIED WITH ALL SEVEN BUT THEY STILL DENIED IT.))
[SUPER=01-Nancy Davis/Friend of Virgie Jones;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=DENIED IT.]
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[VO-NAT]


The County's building inspector did not want to be interviewed on camera, but says it was denied because of concern for flood safety and cost.
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[11Louisa-Bombing]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=01-30 TC16:12]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]

A Louisa County man could face the death penalty for killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend with a bomb.
Yesterday afternoon, a federal jury convicted Coleman Johnson Junior of murder.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Louisa Co./December 1997]


Johnson planted a pipe bomb outside ex-girlfriend Tammy Lynn Baker's Louisa County apartment in December 1997.
Baker and her unborn child died in the blast.
Prosecutors say they'll ask for the death penalty.
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[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, tykes playing with pets can prevent allergies, and dirty money is being passed around everywhere...

Doctor Dave Hnida has those stories and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]


((ONE OF THE BEST SCREENING TESTS IS A SIMPLE TEST FOR COLON CANCER THAT CHECKS FOR BLOOD IN THE STOOL. ITS CALLED FECAL OCCULT BLOOD TESTING- AND IF YOU DO ONE OF THESE TESTS- MAKE SURE YOURE DOCTOR TELLS YOU THE TEST RESULTS
A REPORT FROM JEEFERSON MEDICAL COLLEGE IN PHILADELPHIA FINDS ABOUT HALF OF PATIENTS WHO TEST POSITIVE FOR BLOOD DO NOT GO ON TO HAVE ANY FURTHER TESTS DONE TO CHECK FOR A TUMOR. REMEMBER- NO NEWS IS NOT NECESSARILY GOOD NEWS WHEN IT COMES TO MEDICAL TESTS.
IF YOURE ALLEGIC TO CATS OR DOGS- YOU MIGHT THINK THE BEST THING TO DO WOULD BE TO KEEP YOUR YOUNG KIDS AWAY FROM THEM SO THEY DONT DEVELOP ALLERGIES.
WELL- THE OPPOSITE MAY BE TRUE. A REPORT FROM THE AMERICAN THORACIC SOCIETY FINDS WHEN TODDLERS LIVE WITH A PET IN THE HOUSEHOLD- - THE LESS LIKELY THEY ARE TO BECOME ALLERGIC LATER ON.
HOWEVER- THE STUDY DOESNT SAY WHAT ALLERGIC PARENTS ARE SUPPOSED TO DO.IN THE MEANTIME.
FINALLY- PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS -IS SOMETHING YOU DEFINITELY DO NOT WANT TO DO,
A STUDY FROM THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MICROBIOLOGY FINDS THE TYPICAL DOLLAR BILL CONTAINS A NUMBER OF NASTY GERMS- INCLUDING SOME THAT CAN CAUSE INFECTIONS SUCH AS PNEUMONIA- EVEN IN HEALTHY PEOPLE.
A VERY IMPORTANT STUDY ACTUALLY FOR PEOPLE WHO HANDLE YOUR MONEY- AND THEN PREPARE YOUR FOOD
THAT'S A LOOK AT SOME OF THE DAYS TOP HEALTH STORIES.
I'M DR DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS..))

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[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]


A Charlottesville man rescued from the James River in Rockbridge County is alive and well.
He was knocked from his kayak and stranded on a rock for five hours.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Vermont Senator Jim Jeffords' impending defection from the Republican party could mean bad news for Virginia Senator John Warner.
It COULD cost Warner the chairmanship of the Armed Services Committee.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And... a key piece of the D-Day Memorial goes up in Bedford... with the dedication just two weeks away.
Workers erected a statue depicting soldiers scaling a 150-foot cliff at Normandy.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Thursday, May 24th..
News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-China-Plane]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Government officials may have cut a deal that would bring the U-S spy plane that's being detained in China back home.
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[SUPER=04-spaceimaging.com;]


A Chinese government spokesman says Bejing and the United States have agreed to have the plane taken apart and shipped home.
U-S technicians determined the plane could FLY home, but China rejected that option.
The plane made an emergency landing at the air base on a South China Sea island after colliding with a Chinese fighter jet.
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The 24 American crew members were held in China for 11 days before they were released.


[VOB-Rockbridge-Rescue]


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

A Charlottesville man is alive and well after spending five hours stranded in the James River in Rockbridge County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co./Yesterday;]

Cale Jaffe (Kale Jaff-EE) and Damian Jackson were kayaking yesterday near Glasgow when waves knocked Cale from his boat. He was able to latch onto Damian's boat and the two managed to make their way to a rock in the river. Cale, who is a less experienced kayaker, stayed behind-- while Damian went for help. Hours later, rescuers would use a helicopter to pull Cale from the river. But the recent U-V-A graduate says he was never scared.
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[SOT 09:01:21]
[IN Q=I WAS MORE ]

((CALE JAFFE/RESCUED KAYAKER: I WAS MORE HUMBLED AND A LITTLE EMBARRASED....A LITTLE GUILTY ABOUT. ))
[SUPER=01-Cale Jaffe/Rescued Kayaker; :00]
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[OUT Q=A LITTLE GUILTY ABOUT.]
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[VO-NAT]

Local volunteers and officials say the rescue went smoothly because of cooperation from everyone involved.
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[Jeffords]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=mornin']
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]

[!ANCHOR TAG!]
Republican Senator Jim Jeffords has postponed the announcement that he's leaving the party until today.
The defection could sway the balance of power in the Senate and have HUGE implications on future legislation.
Teri Okita reports from Washington.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=There's no place]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ari Fleischer/White House Spokesman; :16]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Max Bauchus/(D) Montana; :41]
[SUPER=01-Teri Okita/Reporting; 1:02]
[RUNS=1:16]
[OUT Q=Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington.]

((THERE S NO PLACE LIKE HOME, AND SENATOR JIM JEFFORDS WOULD RATHER BE IN VERMONT WITH HIS CONSTITUENTS WHEN HE MAKES HIS BIG ANNOUNCEMENT.

(NATS, reporter asks, what are you doing? i'll tell you later)


JEFFORDS IS KEEPING MUM, BUT EVEN WITH THE DELAY, ALL INDICATIONS ARE THE THREE-TERM SENATOR WILL LEAVE THE G-O-P AND BECOME AN INDEPENDENT.

SOT: Ari Fleischer/White House Spokesman: "Senator Jeffords has always

been an independent thinker. The senator has his own ideas about what he wants to do, what he intends to do."
THE DEFECTION WOULD EFFECTIVELY SHIFT POWER IN THE EVENLY-DIVIDED SENATE. THE DEMOCRATS LED BY TOM DASCHLE WOULD TAKE OVER FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1994. THEY D CONTROL THE FLOOR AGENDA, CHAIR MOST COMMITTEES, AND MAKE IT MORE DIFFICULT FOR PRESIDENT BUSH TO GET HIS CONSERVATIVE PROPOSALS PASSED.

SOT: Sen. Max Bauchus, D-MT


TRACK: DEMOCRATS HAVE BEEN COURTING JEFFORDS FOR WEEKS ... OFFERING HIM CHAIRMANSHIP OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE. PRESIDENT BUSH AND VICE-PRESIDENT CHENEY BOTH TRIED TO WOO JEFFORDS BACK INTO THE G-O-P FOLD.

(Super: Teri Okita/Reporting)

STANDUP: Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington.))
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=John Warner]


If Jeffords DOES leave the Republican party, it could have a big impact on Virginia Senator John Warner... AND Virginia's defense industry.
It could cost Warner the chairmanship of the Armed Services Committee.
He reportedly met with Jeffords at least twice yesterday, urging him to maintain the Senate's G-O-P majority.

[Tax-Bill]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Congressional negotiatiors are working to reach a compromise between tax cuts passed by the Senate yesterday and another plan approved by the House.
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[VO-NAT 3:19:35]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


The Senate voted in favor of a 36 percent tax cut over 11 years.
The House approved a 33-percent cut.
The Senate plan is cheaper and shifts more of the benefits to low and middle-income people than the House plan.
Democrats say the tax cut is too expensive and will benefit the rich.
But Republicans say the plan cuts taxes across the board.
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[11D-Day-Memorial]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=01-28 TC22:12]
[GRAPHIC=D-Day Memorial]

In less than two weeks, the veterans of D-Day will be honored with the dedication of the D-Day Memorial.
(------------)
[Super=03-Bedford;]


Workers were busy at the Bedford site- as one key piece of the memorial was erected.
It is a statue depicting soldiers scaling a 150 foot cliff at Normandy-
Last night the artist saw his work in the vertical position for the first time-
He says it tells a story that so many vets tell about that day.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=22:25]

((JIM BROTHERS/SCULPTOR: WE HAVE TO.... BUT ALSO PROTECT YOUR FRIENDS AND YOUR BUDDIES.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Brothers/Sculptor;]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=and your buddies.]
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[VO-NAT]


Brothers says it was emotional- as the statue went up- The statue is made of 175 pieces-- all welded together.


Among the unique elements of the memorial: ...under-water jets that create the illusion of German sniper fire.
They're designed to mimic the real thing. While it's hard to imagine wading through this if you weren't there, the "shots" in the water may bring back vivid memories for D-Day veterans.
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[11War-Memorial]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morning]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-12 TC-1:33:12]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Another controversy for the proposed war memorial in Halifax County.
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[VO-NAT :17]


Members of the the Halifax Women's Club and War Memorial Commission are fighting over whether the monument should be black or white.
[SUPER=03-Halifax]


Some feel black granite should not be used because they feel it would cast a somber mood on the memorial.
County leaders are hopeful both sides can come to a compromise
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[SOT 6:05:11]
[IN Q=It was unexpected]

((JERRY LOVELACE/ASST. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR: IT WAS UNEXPECTED THAT IT WOULD TAKE AS LONG AS IT HAS. ON THE OTHER HAND WHEN WE HAVE AS MANY PEOPLE INVOLVED IN A PROJECT AS WE HAVE HAD, CERTAINLY, THERE ARE GOING TO DIFFERENCES OF OPINION WHICH HAVE TO BE RESOLVED BEFORE YOU CAN PROCEED.))
[SUPER=01-Jerry Lovelace/Assistant County Administrator]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=before you can proceed]
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[VO-NAT]


The Board of Supervisors plans to first hold a public hearing on June 4th so residents can weigh in on the color issue.
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[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
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[GRAPHIC=NONE]



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((Archive: lifeguard 10))

[11Bedford-Teacher]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-16 TC1:11:17]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Teaching isn't always long hours, homework and P-T-A meetings.. it also has its rewarding moments, as three Bedford County educators learned yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


Administrators and school personnel paid surprise visits to the county's three Teachers of the Year for elementary, middle and high school.
Rosemary O'Brien was chosen as the county-wide Teacher of the Year for her work at Thomas Jefferson Elementary.
In her application, O'Brien says she simply wrote about the rewards of working with children.
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[SOT 12:00:44]
[IN Q=Their wonderful]

((ROSEMARY O'BRIEN/BEDFORD CO. TEACHER OF THE YEAR: THEIR WONDERFUL PERSONALITIES, BECAUSE THEY KEEP ME YOUNG. THE FRIENDSHIPS WITH MY PARENTS, MY COLLEAGUES, THE COLLEAGUES HERE AT THOMAS JEFFERSON ARE WONDERFUL, THEY'RE VERY SUPPORTIVE AS YOU CAN SEE, AND I THINK WRITING ABOUT THOSE THINGS AND SHARING THOSE THINGS WITH THE PUBLIC.))
[SUPER=01-Rosemary O'Brien/Bedford Co. Teacher of the Year]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=with the public.]
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[VO-NAT]


This is the fifth time O'Brien's been honored as one of the county's best teachers.
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[6Chesapeake-Expressway]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=01-29 TC20:27]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Just in time for the Memorial Day weekend... the drive to the Outer Banks gets a little easier.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chesapeake]


The 16-mile Chesapeake Expressway connects Interstates 64 and 4-64 to the Virginia-North Carolina state line.
The road's been in the works since the late 1960's.
For a two-dollar per-car toll, commuters and tourists can drive on the expressway and avoid traffic jams on Virginia Route 168, once the primary route to the Outer Banks.
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[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Kmc/LHI]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


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

A Charlottesville man is alive and well after spending 5 hours stranded in the James River in Rockbridge County. Cale Jaffe was knocked from his kayak by waves, and was stranded on a rock in the middle of the river. He was eventually rescued by helicopter.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT - NS-SHOPS]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

The Federal Government may be trying to block Norfolk-Southern's plans to close a car shop in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania.
That could be bad news for Roanoke. If the government DOES force N-S to keep the Pennsylvania shops open, some stockholders fear it may force the company to make additional cutbacks in Roanoke.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT - RADFORD-FOUNDRY]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

and cutbacks at Intermet's Radford Foundry, but the company won't say how many workers will be let go.
In a faxed statement, Intermet says no final decision has been made about production changes or which jobs will be affected.
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[ANCHOR=Leo]
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[2-SHOT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's Shannon Young with a preview of News 7 at Six.
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[OUT Q=on News 7 at 6]
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