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[SUPER=19-Jacey Birch/Reporting;]

Coming up .. A police pursuit last night in Roanoke sends one man to the hospital.
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[vo-nat] And .. Fire at a local retirement community-
Authorities thank a simple device for saving lives.
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[Roanoke-Chase]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat. Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
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A police pursuit in Roanoke late last night ended with the suspect crashing into a tractor trailer.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night;]

State police say they were pursuing the driver because he was suspected of driving drunk. Two troopers with lights and sirens were behind the Ford Bronco as well as Roanoke city police. A state police spokesman says the officers pursued the man for about eight miles -- thinking he was going to pull over. The pursuit ended with the driver allegedly running a stop light at the intersection of Peters Creek Road and Salem Turnpike -- striking the side of a tractor trailer hauling milk.
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[SOT 19:47:55]
[IN Q=When you]

((reporter speaks: WHEN YOU WENT TO THE DOOR AND LOOKED OUT WHAT DID YOU SEE? ASHLEY LOVE/WITNESS: THE RED TRUCK WAS COMING FROM THAT ROAD RIGHT THERE, AND WAS RUNNING THE RED LIGHT AND GOING THAT WAY AND THE 18 WHEELER HIT IT AND IT SPUN AROUND INTO THE OTHER LANE. ))
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[OUT Q=into the other lane.]
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[VO-NAT]

The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured. State police say the driver of the Bronco was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. They have not released his name and his condition is not known.
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[ANCHOR=denise]
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[WRITER=tha]
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Fire forced dozens of residents at a local nursing home from their rooms last night. It all happened at the Richfield Retirement Community in Salem just after eight o'clock. Teresa Hamilton reports-- fire officials say a common safety device not only saved lives but thousands of dollars in damage.
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[OUT Q=Hamilton, NEWS 7, Salem]

(( The fire started in a utility and maintenance room... in the Stewart Payne Assisted Living facility. When fire fighters got on the scene-- they say smoke was coming from the doors as well as the roof. 61- residents were evacuated-- while crews from Salem and Roanoke County went to work.
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((STEVE POFF/ROANOKE CO. FIRE AND RESCUE: THEY WENT IN AND MOPPED IT UP WITH THEIR HARD LINES... HAD TO SOME EXTINGUISHING AT THE CEILING LEVEL WHICH WAS ABOVE THE SPRINKLER.)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q= THE SPRINKLER.]

Fire officials say a card board box containing a rolled up mattress was sitting too close to a gas boiler... and caught fire. Officials are also giving full credit to the facility's sprinkler system for keeping the blaze from spreading and preventing anyone from being harmed.
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((STEVE POFF: IT VERY WELL PAID FOR ITSELF... ANYTIME... IN A HIGH RISK FACILITY IT'S WELL WORTH IT.))
[OUT Q= WELL WORTH IT.]
Fire officials say if it weren't for the sprinkler--- the retirement home could have easily sustained a million dollar

s in damage. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Salem.))

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[ANCHOR=Denise]
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At least 24 people have lost thier lives and eight have now been arrested in connection with a building collapse in Jerusalem.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jerusalem, Israel;]


It happened during a wedding reception Thursday night.
15 people are still missing and as many as 300 people were injured when the four story building caved in sending the wedding guests plunging into a pile of debris.
Rabbis have given permission for the search to continue through the Jewish Sabbath.
Rescuers have been using cranes, power shovels and their bare hands.
Investigators suspect shoddy construction.
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[2Tax-Cuts]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=None]
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President Bush is poised for the biggest legislative win of his presidency.
The House and Senate seem ready to give final approval to a compromise tax-cut plan that will spread out one and a third TRILLION dollars in relief over the next 10 years.
55 Billion will go out this year. About 95 million taxpayers will be getting a refund check this summer--up to 300 dollars for singles and 600 for married couples.
Detractors say it won't leave enough money for future needs.

[11Festival]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=SatAM]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=01-19 TC48:56]
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Festival in the Park organizers sweated it out yesterday - as stormy weather threatened but held off... So the kick-off concert was a "go" last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The sky cleared just in time for Georgia Avenue to take the stage and get things started at the Festival in the Park Kickoff Concert.
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[IN Q=NAT Chimes]
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[VO-NAT]


Junior Brown and The Marshall Tucker Band headlined the concert.
Festival events continue everyday until Sunday June Third.
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[Strongman]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Festival In The Park]


Roanoke's Festival in the Park is in its first full day today...
There's plenty of set-up going on downtown... where plenty of strong guys will soon be putting their muscles to the test...
[DOUBLE BOXES=DENISE / KATE- Microwave;]

Kate Weidaw joins us now with more...
[LIVE=KATE/FULL]
[SUPER=@Kate1]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke]


Kate ad libs Strongman competition

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[DOUBLE BOXES=DENISE / KATE - Microwave;]



KATE TOSSES TO BREAK!!!

[11Science-Museum]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=SatAM]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01:15 1:03:17]
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The Science Museum of Western Virginia has a new leader.
And despite massive budgets cuts - he says he's excited for the year ahead.
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[VO-NAT :23]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Stuart Hill recently stepped into the role of the museum's acting executive director. He takes over for former director, Ken Schutz, who recently left the museum for a job in Arizona. As Director of Education for the past year, Hill saw Schutz struggle to overcome budget difficulties caused by a lack of funding from the state. Dozens of employees were let go. But Hill says the museum is recovering.
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[SOT 37:31-37:43]
[IN Q=The moral in... the process that we've gone through...]

((STUART HILL/ACTING DIRECTOR: THE MORALE IN... THE PROCESS THAT WE'VE GONE THROUGH ON TERMS OF RESTRUCTURING HAS BOOSTED MORALE IN A WAY THAT I THINK IS GONNA BE VERY POSITIVE. SO, I'M REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO THIS NEXT STEP. THINGS ARE LOOKING UP.))
[SUPER=01-Stuart Hill/Science Museum Acting Director;]
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[OUT Q=Things are looking up.]
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[VO-NAT]

Hill will spend one year as acting director,. He says he's already been invited to apply for the permanent position.
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[Hubard]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=01-26 17:28]
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A key figure in the revitalization of downtown Roanoke has reportedly passed away.
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[VO-NAT -- runs :22]
[SUPER=@file]

The Roanoke Times reports that former Roanoke City Councilman William S- Hubard died yesterday at the age of 77. Bill Hubard was formerly General Manager of Center in the Square and was also the president of Downtown Roanoke at one time.
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[Memorial-Tournament]


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[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=net]
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Memorial Day weekend has come to mean soccer in the Roanoke Valley.
The 15th annual Berglund Festival Soccer Tournament takes over the fields in the area starting this morning.
Here to tell us about the action is director of coaching of the Roanoke Valley Youth Soccer Club, Carey Aliff.

[super=01-Carey Aliff/Roanoke Stars Director of Coaching;]


Carey is new to the Roanoke Stars, Why did you decide to make the change from being an assistant coach at UVA to your position with the Roanoke Stars?

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And this weekend, how many teams are in the tournament and how many states are represented?

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What does this mean to the valley?
Where and when can we take in the action?
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There's much more still ahead this morning - including Weekend Diner.
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Welcome back to News 7 Saturday Morning... Jacey Birch is in downtown Roanoke today for Festival in the Park. She has your weather forecast after this.
[TAKE SPONSOR BOARD]

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[WRITER=bwa]
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There will probably be plenty of tempting food out at the Festival today... Tempting is certainly the word to describe today's Weekend Diner treat - chocolate chip - cream cheese brownies. Here's Brent Watts.
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[Take FS Chyron 7153]
If you would like the chocolate chip- cream cheese brownie 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. News 7 Saturday Morning will be right back.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]


Coming up .. A man fleeing from state police last night endangers another driver .. and sends himself to the hospital in the process.
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[anchor=Denise]


AND .. A doctor in Grundy could get prison time for writing hundreds of fake Oxycontin prescriptions.
More on those stories just ahead.

[2Roanoke-Chase]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat. Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-23 29:35]
[GRAPHIC=Police Chase]

A police chase ended with a crash in Roanoke last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night;]

State police say the suspected the driver of a Ford Bronco was drunk... So they and Roanoke City police pursued the man for about eight miles thinking he would pull over. The pursuit ended with the driver allegedly running a stop light at the intersection of Peters Creek Road and Salem Turnpike -- and struck the side of a tractor trailer hauling milk. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured. State police say the driver of the Bronco was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. His identity and condition are NOT being released at this time.
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[Doctor-OxyContin]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jha]
[TAPE#=None]
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A doctor in Grundy could face hundreds of years in prison for writing fake prescriptions. Doctor Franklin Sutherland was convicted yesterday of writing hundreds of unnecessary prescriptions for the painkiller Oxycontin ... and other drugs.
Prosecutors claim Sutherland either ignored his patients' drug problems or prescribed the drugs knowing they'd be abused.
Oxycontin has been tied to 43 deaths in Southwest Virginia since 1998. Sentencing is set for September.

[Tax-Cuts]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
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President Bush is celebrating his biggest win since entering the White House.
House and Senate negotiators reached a final agreement on a compromise one point three trillion dollar tax cut package-
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN BOARD]
The plan calls for individual taxpayers to get a 300 dollar refund this year-
Married couples would get a 600 dollar refund. [CHANGE PINNACLE]
The plan would also get rid of the estate tax by the year 20-10.
And it would double the 500-dollar child tax credit to 1-thousand dollars. [CHANGE PINNACLE]
The plan would cut the top income tax rate from nearly 40 percent to 35 percent.
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[2Israel-Collapse]


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[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=Net]
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The search continues for 15 people still missing after a building collapsed in Jerusalem during a wedding reception.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jerusalem, Israel;]


At least 24 people have lost their lives and eight have been arrested in connection with the collapse.
It happened Thursday night.
As many as 300 people were injured when the four story building caved in sending the wedding guests plunging into a pile of debris.
Investigators suspect shoddy construction. The owner of the building is among those arrested.
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[11Louisa-Bombing]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=SatAM]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=01-30 TC16:12]
[GRAPHIC=LEgal Scales]


A federal judge sentenced a man yesterday for a fatal bombing in Louisa County.
Coleman Johnson of Newport News will spend life in prison for killing his ex-girlfriend and her fetus with a bomb.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Louisa Co./December 1997]


Johnson put a pipe bomb on the doorstep of Tammy Baker in 1997.
Prosecutors asked for the death penalty, but the jury could not reach a unanimous decision.
So in September, the judge will formally sentence Johnson to life without parole.
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[Gravano]


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


Sammy "The Bull" Gravano is headed back to jail. The former mob informant has turned into a drug kingpin.
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[VO-NAT]


Gravano and his son pleaded guilty to running a multi-million-dollar ecstasy business in Arizona.
Striking a deal with prosecutors means 10 to 15 for Gravano - instead of at least 20.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=it's not]

((LYNNE STEWART/GRAVANO'S ATTORNEY: IT'S NOT A BAD DEAL FOR HIM ... THEY SAY THE BEST DEALS ARE WHERE EVERYBODY IS UNHAPPY.))
[SUPER=01-Lynne Stewart/Gravano's Attorney;]
[RUNS=05]
[OUT Q=unhappy]
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[VO-NAT]


In the early 1990s, Gravano ratted on mob boss John Gotti.
He admitted to murdering 19 people himself, but only got 5 years behind bars - Gotti got life.
After prison, the witness protection program moved Gravano to Arizona, where he set up a swimming pool business under the name Jimmy Moran.
Gravano and his son will be sentenced September 11th, but the entire family faces more drug charges in Arizona.
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[Tease#2]



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

[BOTH MICS HOT]
Local veterans are invited to a special showing of the film "Pearl Harbor". We'll have details - plus Anna's review.

[DOUBLE BOXES = Jacey and Kate/ Denise]


But first -- Jacey Birch and Kate Weidaw are hanging out at Festival in the Park.
[TAKE JACEY AND KATE LIVE ]
[Super=05-Roanoke]


JACEY AD LIBS TEASE , KATE AD LIBS TEASE
JACEY TOSSES TO BREAK.
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[UVA-Donation]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=SatAM]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
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The University of Virginia has received its second-largest gift in the University's history. Billionaire John Kluge has donated 7-THOUSAND acres of land - that's larger than the entire city of Charlottesville.
The land is worth about 45-MILLION dollars... and more than doubles UVA's current land holdings.

[Inland-Port]


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[WRITER=jmi]
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Roanoke and surrounding areas are now officially part of an "International Trade Zone."
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.]


Area government officials said yesterday that the Dublin Airport will no longer be the only regional place local businesses can ship goods out of the country.
Now a total of seven area counties are approved for international trade.
Officials say businesses will be able to send and receive international goods for less money.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=If an inspection in]

((OLIVER CROSSWHITE/INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPER: IF AN INSPECTION IN CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA ARRIVED TODAY, IT'S THREE WEEKS DELAYED. HERE IS COMES DIRECTLY HERE AND GETS INSPECTED AT PLACES LIKE RICK ROBERTSON UNLESS THAN A DAY, AND ITS REAL ECONOMIC BENEFIT.))
[SUPER=01-Oliver Crosswhite/International Business Developer;]
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[OUT Q=real economic benefit.]
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[VO-NAT]


Roanoke Regional Airport will now be part of the expanded trade zone.
Officials hope this will be the first step towards creating an "International" Airport.
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[6Edwards]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=SatAM]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-19 1:49:48]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2001]


The tables were turned yesterday.
Roanoke Senator John Edwards won the endorsement of a Richmond delegate.
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[VO-NAT :22]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/May 3;]


Three weeks ago, fellow Roanoke Valley Democrat Dick Cranwell endorsed Edwards' opponent in the race for Attorney General.
Cranwell endorsed Don McEachin.
[SUPER=03-Richmond/Yesterday]


Yesterday, Edwards went to McEachin's back yard to pick up the endorsement of McEachin's fellow House of Delegates and Legislative Black Caucus member.
Viola (vye-OH-la) Baskerville says she's behind Edwards for a number of reasons.
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[SOT 09:45]
[IN Q=He is always there.]

((DEL. VIOLA BASKERVILLE/D-RICHMOND: JOHN'S RECORD. HE IS ALWAYS THERE. HIS EXPERIENCE. HE'S BEEN THERE, HE'S TALKED TO WOMEN OF VIRGINIA. NOT JUST IN AN ELECTION AND NOT JUST IN AN ELECTION FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL. HE HAS BEEN VERY HELPFUL AND HAS ASSISTED ME ON LEGISLATION GOING THROUGH THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. AND I TRUST HIS INTEGRITY AND I TRUST THE FACT THE HE TRUSTS THE WOMEN OF VIRGINIA.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Viola Baskerville/(D) Richmond;]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=trusts the women of Virginia.]
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[VO-NAT :11]


Baskerville added that she declined to support Don McEachin for Attorney General because he held an endorsement press conference she was apparently expected to attend even though she'd never been asked.
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[Profile-Promo]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=SAT-AM]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=Profile]
[GRAPHIC=Profile]


The Bluegrass Brothers have been making music in western Virginia for many years, but in the last three months, a catchy campaign song has put them on a statewide stage.
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[NAT SOT OF BAND 15:31:17]
[IN Q=Mark Warner]

((MARK WARNER IS A GOOD OLE BOY FROM UP IN NOVAVILLE. HE UNDERSTANDS OUR PEOPLE, THE FOLKS UP IN THE HILLS.))
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=the folks up in the hills.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Mark Warner Campaign Commercial]


Performing an adaptation of the bluegrass song, "Dooley," the band provided the soundtrack for one of Mark Warner's television commercials.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


An appearance at a March rally in Roanoke has lead to a recurring role in Warner's campaign for Governor.
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[SOT ROBERT DOWDY 14:56:21]
[IN Q=I never dreamed it would go this far]

((ROBERT DOWDY/BLUEGRASS BROTHERS: I NEVER DREAMED IT WOULD GO THIS FAR. THE PUBLICITY AND STUFF, LIKE I SAY, TOOK US TO ANOTHER LEVEL.))
[SUPER=01-Robert Dowdy/Bluegrass Brothers]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=took us to another level.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Bluegrass Brothers are the subject of this week's Virginia Profile...
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[TAKE PROFILE FS] airing tomorrow on News 7 Sunday Morning.
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[11Snow-Leopards]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=SatAM]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-10 1:40:43]
[GRAPHIC=Snow Leopards]


No two snowflakes are alike .. and apparently the same goes for baby snow leopards.
But Mill Mountain Zoo workers have their hands full... telling their new cubs apart.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The one male and two females were weighed yesterday for the third time since their birth earlier this month. The babies have doubled their weight in the past two weeks. They now weigh an average of two pounds. Staff members photographed the cubs yesterday morning to document special markings that will help identify the babies as they get bigger.
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[11B25-Plaque]


[ANCHOR=Denise -- MB SET]
[NEWSCAST=SatAM]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-14 TC1:11:33]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It's been 58 years since five World War Two airmen were killed in a Bedford County crash. Monday - family will gather in Lynchburg to remember their fallen relatives.
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[VO-NAT :20]


A B-25 bomber, like the one you see here, crashed on Sharp Top Mountain during a training flight in February, 1943, killing the pilot and four crew members.
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


A local pastor has raised three thousand dollars to erect a memorial plaque on the crash site.
The plaque will be dedicated during ceremonies on Monday at the Lynchburg airport.
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[SOT 1:10:006]
[IN Q=This air crash]

((REV. JEFF CLEMENS/B-25 MEMORIAL ORGANIZER: THIS AIR CRASH HAPPENED IN OUR COMMUNITY 58 YEARS AGO, AND BASICALLY FELL BETWEEN THE CRACKS OF HISTORY. AND I KNOW FOR THE CO-PILOT'S FAMILY, THEY COULD NOT EVEN TALK ABOUT THIS FOR 58 YEARS, REALLY UNTIL THIS TIME.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Jeff Clemens/B-25 Memorial Organizer]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=until this time.]
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[VO-NAT]


Several family members are expected to take a ride in a vintage B-25 bomber during the ceremony Monday.
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[11Pearl-Harbor]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=SatAM]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-11 TC1:31:33]
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Area veterans were treated with a tribute, and a special screening of the film Pearl Harbor in Roanoke yesterday.

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[VO-NAT :25]
[SUPER=04-Touchstone Pictures; ]


The film cost 140- million dollars to produce, and includes sophisticated special effects.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; ]


But seven men who know what it was really like to endure the surprise attack, gathered this morning at the Valley View Grande for a special ceremony.
George Overfelt was a gunner on the USS Cunningham, and says he hopes the movie will help young people appreciate the contributions of all World War II veterans.
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[SOT 10:45:51]
[IN Q=And I hope it will bring]

((GEORGE OVERFELT/PEARL HARBOR VETERAN: AND I HOPE IT WILL BRING TO THEM THE ACTION THAT ALL OF THE MEN IN WORLD WAR II, ARMY, NAVY AND AIR FORCE WENT THROUGH TO ASSURE THIS PEACE THAT THIS NATION MIGHT HAVE.))
[SUPER=01-George Overfelt/Pearl Harbor Veteran]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=to assure the peace that this nation might have.]
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[VO-NAT :08+]


The Pearl Harbor veterans and other special guests attended a screening yesterday, as the movie opened to the public.
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[4-live]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Morning]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#]
[GRAPHIC=]

Festival in the Park events are about to get underway in Roanoke today... Before we leave you... let's check in with
[DOUBLE BOXES=JACEY & KATE/DENISE]

Jacey Birch and Kate Weidaw again...
JACEY AD LIBS WEATHER BRIEFLY

[WXPRO/Full =]WEATHERMAPS


Kate interviews guest

[super=01-Janet Bevins/Shades of Glass Owner]


JACEY AND KATE WRAP AND TOSS BACK TO DENISE

[DOUBLE BOXES = KATE AND JACEY/DENISE]


Denise: Thanks for joining us this morning Kate... and Jacey we'll see you back here in the studio tomorrow.
[DENISE FULL SCREEN] Denise: And thank you for joining us. Have a good Saturday.