[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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[VO-NAT]


Up next on News 7--
It was a busy July Fourth for Roanoke City police.
After a standoff, they arrest the suspect, only to have him jump out of the police car.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And we'll have the sights and sounds from Roanoke's Music for Americans concert.
[ANCHOR=Leo]
(ad lib weather)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Get your day started with us-- on News 7 Mornin.

[Standoff]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-32]
[GRAPHIC=Standoff]

Fourth of July proved to be an eventful one for police working a standoff in Roanoke. They would eventually arrest the suspect-- only to have the man escape from the police car. Teresa Hamilton has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The standoff began]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Shelly Alley/Roanoke City Police Spokesperson; :13 (QUICK)]
[SUPER=10-Riccardo Hilton//December 26; 1:19]
[SUPER=@Teresa2; 1:23]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=Hamilton, News 7 Roanoke.]

(( The standoff began when police went to investigate a report that shots had been fired from a home on Springhill Drive in Roanoke. When authorities arrived...they say Riccardo Hilton was sitting on the porch.
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[SOT 18:32:15]
[in q= officers asked]

((SHELLY ALLEY/ROANOKE POLICE: OFFICERS ASKED HIM TO SHOW HIS HANDS AND HE WOULD NOT HE WENT BACK INSIDE THE HOUSE. ))

[runs= 07]
[out q= inside the house.]

Authorities say they repeatedly tried to communicate with Hilton by phone and a P-A system. When that failed-- they say tear gas was fired into the house.
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[SOT 18:32:40]
[in q=AFTER THAT ]

((SHELLY ALLEY: AFTER THAT OFFICERS SEARCHED THE HOUSE AND COULDN'T LOCATE HIM. AFTER THAT THEY WENT BACK IN A SECOND TIME AND LOCATED THE SUSPECT IN AN ATTIC FACE DOWN BEHIND SOME CLOTHING AND SOME FURNITURE.))
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[OUT Q = SOME FURNITURE.]

The 21- year old was taken into custody-- and lead into a police car. But the trip to jail would prove to be an eventful one.
((////SOT/////))
[SOT 18:33:31]
[IN Q= WHEN THE ]

((SHELLY ALLEY: WHEN THE OFFICER WHO WAS TRANSPORTING HIM GOT TO THE AREA OF 19TH STREET AND ORANGE AVENUE MR. HILTON KICKED OUT THE BACK WINDOW OF THE POLICE CAR AND DOVE OUT THE WINDOW OF THE CAR.))
[RUNS= 09]
[OUT Q= OF THE CAR.]

After a foot pursuit, Hilton was eventually recaptured and taken to jail. Police say Hilton is well known among law enforcement. They say he was wanted on several outstanding warrants. Hilton's also been vocal since the murder of his brother, Reaco, on Christmas Eve.... speaking at a vigil held just days later.
[sot]
[IN Q= THIS IS PEACEFUL ]

(( ))
[RUNS= 10]

Police are still searching for Reaco Hilton's killer.

Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Roanoke.))[Barge-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=July 4-th]


Spectators got more sparks than they bargained for when a fireworks barge caught fire off Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlantic City, NJ;]


The blaze is slowly burning itself out--
At its peak last night, the fire was so intense it could be seen from three miles away.
The 300- foot barge was less than a mile offshore.
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[ANCHOR=KIMBERLY]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Some people thought the blasts were the light show's grand finale and started applauding.
All seven people who were on the barge were rescued safely by the Coast Guard.
One suffered a minor foot injury.
No word yet on what caused the fire.

[11Music-Americans]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-17 TC-1:13:40]
[GRAPHIC=July 4th]

July fourth went as planned at Victory Stadium in Roanoke.
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[SOT]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Thousands gathered together there to celebrate the holiday as part of the Music for Americans concert. Several groups played for the crowd last night. Yesterday afternoon-- a thunderstorm rolled through creating a few headaches, but all in all the shower went by quickly. And, in the end, it looks like everything went just fine.

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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=July 4-th]


This Fourth of July was special for a group of new Americans... At Monticello, 71 people from various parts of the globe became Americans yesterday when they took their oath of citizenship during a ceremony.
Another 45 people became American citizens at a similar ceremony in Arlington.



[Bush-Philly]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=George W. Bush]


In a Fourth of July speech in Philadelphia, President Bush focused on a political agenda-- faith-based charities.
Mark Knoller reports.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mark Knoller/Reporting; 1:53]
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[OUT Q=Knoller, CBS News, Philadelphia.]



[Soprano-Actor]


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


A real- life brush with the law for a teenager who plays the son of a Mob boss on T-V's "The Sopranos".
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-"The Sopranos" - HBO;]


16- year- old Robert Iler pled innocent at his arraignment in New York on robbery and drug possession charges.
Police picked up Iler and three other teens for allegedly robbing two teens of about 40- dollars early yesterday morning.
The actor was also charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Iler's out of jail after posting 25- hundred- dollars' bail.
His attorney says Iler denies the allegations.
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[11Roanoke-Times ]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-13 - 1:55:13]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The Roanoke Times makes a deal with the city.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The city will give the newspaper two free parcels of land- -and a half million dollar industrial development grant.
In turn, the Roanoke Times will stay in the city as a taxpayer, and build a 31-million dollar printing plant across Second street from its current location.
An existing business on the site now- -Howard's Car Care- - will have to go.
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[SOT 10:13:10]

((SO THERE WILL CERTAINLY SOME DISPLACEMENT. BUT HAVING A STATE OF THE ART PRINTING FACILITY ON WHAT WAS A PARKING LOT IS A GOOD TRADE-OFF FOR THE CITY.))
[IN Q=So there will certainly]
[SUPER=01-Wendy Zomparelli/Roanoke Times Publisher]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=trade-off for the city.]
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[VO-NAT]


Work on the project begins in the Fall, assuming it wins approval in the formal review process.
And the presses should be rolling by May, 2003.
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[6-Boys-Girls-Club]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-25 - 1:11:26]
[GRAPHIC=None]

It hasn't taken long for a new chapter of The Boys and Girls Club in the New River Valley to catch on.
Enrollment has tripled in recent months. New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon reports on a successful outreach to local kids.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Nats playing]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Brad Bustle/Club Member; :23 QUICK]
[SUPER=01-Oliver Marques/Program Coordinator; :35]
[SUPER=@Rachel1; :42]
[SUPER=01-Chelsea Lindsey/Club Member; 1:02 QUICK]
[RUNS=1:15]
[OUT Q=RC, News 7, Blacksburg.]

((Nats playing Like the kids it serves, the Boys and Girls Club of the New River Valley is growing. Program Coordinator Oliver Marques (Marks) says enrollment has tripled in the last 2-months.
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[SOT 15:36:15]
[IN Q=there's a great need]

((OLIVER MARQUES/PROGRAM COORDINATOR; THERE'S A GREAT NEED I THINK AROUND HERE,WERE VERY PLEASED WITH ALL THE KIDS.))
[OUT Q=THE KIDS.]


14-year old Brad Bustle is one of 120-kids attending the summer program. The club provides Brad a summer of friends and fun.
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[SOT :7:42:04]
[IN Q=IT'S A LOT BETTER]

((BRAD BUSTLE/CLUB MEMBER; IT'S A LOT BETTER THAN BEING HOME ALONE BY YOURSELF CAUSE YOU ALWAYS HAVE SOMEONE TO TALK TO.))
[OUT Q=TALK TO.]

Held Monday through Friday from 12 to 6 activities include games,sports, movies and trips to the pool and bowling alley.
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[SOT 15:36:33]
[IN Q=Were always]

((WERE ALWAYS TRYING TO REACH OUT AS FAR AS GETTING KIDS FROM OTHER SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES, RIGHT NOW WERE MOSTLY IN BLACKSBURG AND CHRISTIANSBURG.))
[OUT Q=CHRISTIANSBURG.]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=to expand]

((RACHEL CANNON/RCANNON@WDBJ7.COM; TO EXPAND THEY NEED THINGS LIKE A VAN FOR TRANSPORTATION, MORE SPORTS EQUIPMENT AND OF COURSE VOLUNTEERS.))
[OUT Q=VOLUNTEERS.]

Ask the kids and they will tell you, it's their counselors that make the difference.
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[SOT 7:14:26]
[IN Q=there like]

((BRAD BUSTLE/CLUB MEMBER; THERE LIKE US EXCEPT THEIR OLDER, THEY ACT LIKE US THEY TALK LIKE US THEY PLAY SPORTS WITH US AND EVERYTHING THEY ARE JUST REALLY COOL.))
[OUT Q=REALLY COOL.]
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[SOT 9:44:10]
[IN Q=they all have]

((CHELSEA LINDSEY/CLUB MEMBER; THEY ALL HAVE THEIR UNIQUE PERSONALITY AND SO THERE JUST LIKE A FRIEND.))
[OUT Q=FRIEND]

Friends that are investing their time into America's future. Rachel Cannon, News 7, Blacksburg.))
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[11Poplar-Forest]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-16 - 1:54:34]
[GRAPHIC=July- 4-th]


Hundreds of Virginians stepped back in time this Fourth of July with a visit to Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest in Bedford County.
It was not only a day to celebrate our freedom, but a day to remember the man who authored the Declaration of Independence.
Jefferson died on July 4-th 175 years ago. Keith Humphry has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Samuel Cook/"Graces" Player; :31 (HOT CHANGE)]
[SUPER=01-Ron Cook/"Graces" Player; :34]
[SUPER=01-Jody Ellis/"Signora Bella"; :55]
[SUPER=@Keith2; 1:47]
[RUNS=1:54]
[OUT Q=Keith Humphry, News 7.]

((
[NAT SOT-Boom!]


They fired a cannon- -at 10 minutes to one- -to mark the very moment Jefferson died in 1826.
[NAT SOT- marching fife & drum]


Regimental fife and drum re-enactors provided the cadence for a wreath- laying ceremony.
But it wasn't all solemn pageantry at Poplar Forest.
On the contrary. It was mostly a day of fun and games... such as this "game of graces," as 18th century children called it... sort of a forerunner of Frisbee.
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[SOT 12:16:30]
[IN Q=It takes some getting]

((IT TAKES SOME GETTING USED TO. WE DO IT ABOUT ONCE A YEAR. YOU'VE BEEN HERE BEFORE? LAST YEAR. THAT'S WHY WE'RE BACK.))
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[OUT Q=why we're back.]


It's a bit ironic that Jefferson built this getaway as a retreat, not as a place to entertain. But Signora Bella will tell you Jefferson appreciated good entertainers and MIGHT have hired her to put on a performance- -if not here, at Monticello, perhaps.
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[SOT 13:12]
[IN Q=I walk the tight]

((I WALK THE TIGHT ROPE, JUGGLE AND BALANCE. I HAVE NOT HAD A PERSONAL CONVERSATION WITH MR. JEFFERSON, SO I REALLY DO NOT KNOW.))
[RUNS= 08]
[OUT Q=do not know.]


She couldn't say whether Jefferson had first seen such a show in Europe, by chance.
[NAT SOT- Music]


We might more likely associate Jefferson with the more refined drawing room performance of a minuet on harpsichord. He had such an instrument here, though HE played violin.
Visitors learned that though Jefferson came here seeking solitude, he was not idle.
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[SOT 12:35:15]
[IN Q=because they raised]

((BECAUSE THEY RAISED A BIG CASH CROP, WHEAT AND TOBACCO ON THIS PLANTATION.))
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[OUT Q=on this plantation.]


Mostly- -on this 225th anniversary of our Independence, this was the perfect place to appreciate the man who wrote the document that proclaimed our freedom.
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[NAT SOT- -"When in the course of human events...."]


The man who died on this date 175 years ago, a few hours before co-signer John Adams died, believing Jefferson had outlived him. [BOOM!] Keith Humphry, News 7.

))[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, a new report says social drinking can shrink your brain.
Doctor Dave Hnida has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:23]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((THERES BEEN A TREND OVER THE PAST DECADE OR SO TO TRY TO GET MORE AND
MORE WOMEN TO DELIVER VAGINALLY--- AFTER THEY'VE HAD A C-SECTION WITH AN

EARLIER PREGNANCY.BUT ITS A TREND THAT MAY CARRY A HIGH PRICE.
A STUDY IN THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE MORE THAN 21 THOUSAND WOMEN SHOWS - IF A WOMAN HAS ALREADY HAD A C-SECTION- AND LATER TRIES TO DELIVER VAGINALLY- SHE HAS TRIPLE THE RISK OF HAVING HER UTERUS RUPTURE DURING LABOR.
AND THAT CAN POSE HUGE PROBLEMS TO BOTH MOTHER AND BABY.
WELL LATELY WE'VE BEEN SAYING HAVING A DRINK OR TWO EVERY DAY IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEART- NOW COMES A REPORT THAT SAYS THAT DRINK OR TWO IS NOT VERY GOOD FOR YOUR BRAIN.
A REPORT IN THE JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSURGERY SHOWS SOCIAL DRINKING CAN SHRINK YOUR BRAIN.
AND IF YOU ARE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 30 AND 50- AND YOU DRINK HEAVILY- YOUR BRAIN WILL SHRINK TWICE AS FAST AS SOMEONE WHO DOES NOT DRINK AT ALL.
FINALLY TODAY- IF YOU ARE A WOMAN HAVING SKIN RASHES AND YOU CANT FIGURE OUT WHY- LOOK AT YOUR FINGERNAILS-- AND IF THEY ARE ACRYLIC NAILS THEY MAY BE TO BLAME FOR THOSE SKIN BREAKOUTS.
THE JOURNAL ALLERGY REPORTS MANY WOMEN CAN BECOME SENSITIVE TO ARTIFICIAL NAILS- AND WHEN THEY TOUCH DIFFERENT PARTS OF THEIR BODIES- THEY BREAK OUT IN A RASH.
THATS A LOOK AT SOME OF THE DAYS TOP HEALTH STORIES. IM DR DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS.))

(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[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]


An Independence Day standoff in Roanoke--
But the incident didn't end with the arrest of the suspect.
Authorities say Riccardo Hilton managed to ESCAPE from the police car.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


"Read all about it"...The Roanoke Times is expanding.
City officials and the publisher gathered yesterday on the site of the 60- thousand- square foot expansion the paper hopes to begin this fall.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And scattered showers and storms couldn't drown out the fun at Roanoke's Music for Americans concert.
We'll have highlights of the annual event.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Thursday, July 5th.
News 7 Mornin' will be right back.


[2-Standoff]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-32]
[GRAPHIC=Standoff]

Roanoke Police were involved in a standoff this Fourth of July. They would eventually arrest the suspect-- only to have the man escape from the police car. Teresa Hamilton has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The standoff began]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Shelly Alley/Roanoke City Police Spokesperson; :13 (QUICK)]
[SUPER=10-Riccardo Hilton//December 26; 1:19]
[SUPER=@Teresa2; 1:23]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=Hamilton, News 7 Roanoke.]

(( The standoff began when police went to investigate a report that shots had been fired from a home on Springhill Drive in Roanoke. When authorities arrived...they say Riccardo Hilton was sitting on the porch.
((///SOT////))
[SOT 18:32:15]
[in q= officers asked]

((SHELLY ALLEY/ROANOKE POLICE: OFFICERS ASKED HIM TO SHOW HIS HANDS AND HE WOULD NOT HE WENT BACK INSIDE THE HOUSE. ))

[runs= 07]
[out q= inside the house.]

Authorities say they repeatedly tried to communicate with Hilton by phone and a P-A system. When that failed-- they say tear gas was fired into the house.
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[SOT 18:32:40]
[in q=AFTER THAT ]

((SHELLY ALLEY: AFTER THAT OFFICERS SEARCHED THE HOUSE AND COULDN'T LOCATE HIM. AFTER THAT THEY WENT BACK IN A SECOND TIME AND LOCATED THE SUSPECT IN AN ATTIC FACE DOWN BEHIND SOME CLOTHING AND SOME FURNITURE.))
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[OUT Q = SOME FURNITURE.]

The 21- year old was taken into custody-- and lead into a police car. But the trip to jail would prove to be an eventful one.
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[SOT 18:33:31]
[IN Q= WHEN THE ]

((SHELLY ALLEY: WHEN THE OFFICER WHO WAS TRANSPORTING HIM GOT TO THE AREA OF 19TH STREET AND ORANGE AVENUE MR. HILTON KICKED OUT THE BACK WINDOW OF THE POLICE CAR AND DOVE OUT THE WINDOW OF THE CAR.))
[RUNS= 09]
[OUT Q= OF THE CAR.]

After a foot pursuit, Hilton was eventually recaptured and taken to jail. Police say Hilton is well known among law enforcement. They say he was wanted on several outstanding warrants. Hilton's also been vocal since the murder of his brother, Reaco, on Christmas Eve.... speaking at a vigil held just days later.
[sot]
[IN Q= THIS IS PEACEFUL ]

(( ))
[RUNS= 10]

Police are still searching for Reaco Hilton's killer.

Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Roanoke.))[2-Barge-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=July 4-th]


A fireworks barge off Atlantic City, New Jersey caught fire last night, giving onlookers a Fourth of July display they won't likely forget.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlantic City, NJ;]


The blaze is slowly burning itself out--
At its peak last night, the fire was so intense it could be seen from three miles away.
The 300- foot barge was less than a mile offshore.
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[ANCHOR=KIMBERLY]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Some people thought the blasts were the light show's grand finale and started applauding.
All seven people who were on the barge were rescued safely by the Coast Guard.
One suffered a minor foot injury.
No word yet on what caused the fire.

[Fireworks]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=July 4-th]


But the Independence Day show went on WITHOUT a hitch in the nation's capital--
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[SOT nat sound of music]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=04-"A Capitol Fourth"- PBS ;]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=nat sound music]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


The live concert celebration, A Capital Fourth, included music and a grand fireworks finale.
This year's performers included the Pointer Sisters, Country singer (Shelly) Chely Wright, and the host, actor Barry Bostwick.
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]


In the Big Apple, more than 20,000 pyrotechnic shells lit up the sky, courtesy of Macy's.
The fireworks appeared in such creative shapes as peacocks and waterfalls.
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA;]


And in Boston, hundreds of thousands of people gathered for the Fourth of July Pops concert and fireworks display.
The event is a tradition for many New Englanders, as well as people from across the country.
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[2-11Music-Americans]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-17 TC-1:13:40]
[GRAPHIC=July 4th]


Rain didn't damper the Fourth of July celebration at Victory Stadium in Roanoke.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Nat of music]
[RUNS=03]
[OUT Q=Nat of music]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Thousands gathered together there to celebrate the holiday as part of the Music for Americans concert. Several groups played for the crowd last night. Yesterday afternoon-- a thunderstorm rolled through creating a few headaches, but all in all the shower went by quickly. And, in the end, it looks like everything went just fine.

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=July 4-th]


During a Fourth of July speech at Philadelphia's Independence Hall, President Bush urged support for his proposal to allow government funding of religious social services groups.
Mark Knoller has a re-cap.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mark Knoller/Reporting; 1:53]
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[OUT Q=Knoller, CBS News, Philadelphia.]



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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Product Recall]


You won't find Food Lion brand white corn tortilla chips on store shelves. The company has pulled their store brand because the chips may contain a genetically-modified corn. The recall follows concerns raised by the Food and Drug Administration that the chips contained Starlink, a pesticide protein that has been blamed for causing allergic reactions. Detection of the yellow variety of the corn prompted widespread recalls last fall of tortillas, taco shells and other products. The company will keep their store brand white corn chip off the shelves indefinitely.


[11Boys-Girls-Club]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-25 - 1:13:10]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Some local children are spending their summer vacation at a new chapter of the Boys and Girls Club.
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[VO-NAT :18]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Organizers at the New River Valley location say enrollment in their summer program has tripled over the last two months. With some 120-kids, five days of the week are filled with activities and learning. The N-R-V Boys and Girls Club first opened it's doors in February with an after school program.
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[SOT 9:12:28 -:25]
[IN Q=play games]
[SUPER=01-Chelsea Lindsey/Club Member;]

((CHELSEA LINDSEY/CLUB MEMBER; PLAY GAMES AND LIKE IF YOU HAVE A SPORT YOUR GOING TO BE DOING OR TRYING OUT FOR THEY'LL HELP YOU WITH IT, THEN WE DO STUFF LIKE CRAFTS AND LEARNING SPANISH WE WATCH MOVIES.))
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=watch movies]
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[VO-NAT]

Organizers are looking to expand and reach kids in Giles and Pulaski Counties. They say they're always looking for volunteers.
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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:
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

A lengthy standoff involving Roanoke police yesterday ended in an arrest, but not before the suspect managed to get away. It began when police went to investigate a report that shots had been fired from the home of Riccardo Hilton. Authorities eventully took Hilton into custody, but on the way to jail authorities say he kicked out the back window of the police car and dove out the window. Hilton was recaptured and taken to jail. Police say they found a handgun and a shotgun inside Hilton's residence.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The Roanoke Times will be getting a whole new printing press in a couple of years.
Yesterday, city officials and the publisher of the paper gathered on the site of a 60-thousand square foot expansion project the paper hopes to begin this Fall.
The 31-million dollar project is supposed to be completed in the Spring of 2003.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

July fourth went as planned at Victory Stadium in Roanoke. Thousands gathered together there to celebrate the holiday as part of the Music for Americans concert. Several groups played for the crowd and fireworks topped off the evening.

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[ANCHOR=Leo]
(Leo mic hot)
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(Leo ad lib weather)
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[2-SHOT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's Keith Humphry with a preview of News 7 at Six.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It had been]
[RUNS=20]
[OUT Q=on News 7 at 6.]
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[Double Boxes=Kimberly/Leo and Steve]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

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