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A Brookville High School Football player is taken to the hospital after getting sick during practice. Officials aren't sure if heat is to blame.

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[VO-NAT]


And, Actor Drew Carey is recovering this morning after undergoing a procedure to unblock a coronary artery.
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[ANCHOR=Jen]
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Just days after President Bush agreed to fund LIMITED embryonic stem cell research, SUPPORTERS are already planning to ask for more.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, D.C.]


Meanwhile - OPPONENTS of federal funding acknowledge their job will be tougher since Bush's decision.
They will now try to stop any effort for greater funding.
A Bush spokesperson says the decision was middle ground, and won't be detrimental to either side's cause.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=He feels he]

((SUPER: KAREN HUGHES/COUNSELOR TO THE PRESIDENT: He feels he has arrived at a solution that offers the hope of great scientific progress without crossing that threshold moral line. ))
[SUPER=01-Karen Hughes/Counselor to the President]
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[OUT Q=moral line.]
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[VO-NAT]


Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have started to catalog 60 or so stem cell lines that exist worldwide.
Scientists are beginning to fine-tune their ideas for federal grants, which will be awarded by early next year.

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[Drew-Carey]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
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[WRITER=jmi]
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Actor Drew Carey has undergone an angioplasty - according to his publicist.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file]


Carey reportedly experienced chest pains last night in L-A.
He headed to the doctor for a procedure to unblock a coronary artery.
The procedure was said to be a complete success.
The 43-year-old star of ABC's the "The Drew Carey Show" will take a few days off, then return to work next week.
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[11Jefferson-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
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[WRITER=jda]
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Lightning struck a home in South Roanoke last night causing heavy damage.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The impact knocked bricks from the chimney, and set the roof on fire.
Kimberly Templeton was home with her three children when the storm moved through around eight o'clock.
She says it sounded like a bomb had hit her house.
Everyone made it out okay and firefighters retrieved the family dog after it ran back inside.
But the flames were difficult to reach.
A preliminary estimate set the damages at more than 50- thousand dollars.
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[11Modine]


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Another fire caused some damage yesterday - This one was NOT caused by a thunderstorm.
Firefighters responded to the Modine Manufacturing plant in Buena Vista around 4:30 .
The fire caused moderate damage to the roof.
Investigators believe it started because of combustibles located too close to a bake oven vent.
One firefighter was taken to the hospital for heat exhaustion.
He was treated and released from the hospital.
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[11Haz-Mat]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-35 TC48:07]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Fires were not the only things keeping Roanoke Fire and E-M-S crews on their toes through the Valley yesterday. An ammonia leak early in the evening brought emergency personnel to a manufacturing facility near the airport.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Firefighters responded to the John C. Nordt Company around seven o'clock last night.
They say a shutoff valve on a 150-pound cylinder of ammonia gas malfunctioned.
A small amount of the gas was released... but no employees or firefighters suffered any serious injuries.
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[11Brookville-Player]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
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[WRITER=ssm]
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The weather COULD be to blame for a Campbell County football players trip the hospital yesterday - but officials are NOT sure.
A member of Brookville High School's varsity team began feeling ill during yesterday morning's practice and started to hyperventilate.
He was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital where he was treated in the emergency room and released.
Brookville principal Jim Whorley says team trainers ARE monitoring the heat index during practice and players take breaks as needed.

[11Parry-McCluer]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
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[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-25 TC1:50:10]
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Football practice is underway for all area high schools- and that means the start of school is not very far away. Soon - the doors of the NEW Parry McCluer High School will open - and this year the focus for the Fighting Blues will be high-tech.
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[VO-NAT 20.5]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista]

The school is offering an expanded vocational department, and added manufacturing classes. Local business have donated more than a quarter-million dollars in heating and air conditioning equipment. School officials hope the expanded programs will benefit Buena Vista by providing highly-trained workers for current and prospective businesses.
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[SOT - 3:24:19]
[IN Q=It makes it...]

((HERB CRIMP/VOCATIONAL INSTRUCTOR; IT MAKES IT REALLY EXCITING FOR THEM BY SHARING IT WITH OTHER STUDENTS, AS WELL AS REMEMBERING IT FROM A LEARNING STANDPOINT.))
[SUPER=01-Herb Crimp/Vocational Instructor]
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[OUT Q=from a learning standpoint.]
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[VO-NAT - 11+]

Rockbridge County students are also eligible for the vocational classes, and Dabney S. Lancaster Community college will be holding two night classes there. The school will open August 27th.
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[11Gilmore]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
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Colleges and Universities may get a boost from Governor Jim Gilmore. He says the balanced budged has extra cash for higher education.
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[SUPER=03-Radford;]

Yesterday he toured Radford University's Peters Hall. The building was one of many capital projects at colleges around the state put on hold because of the budget impasse.

Radford says it needs 9-point-6-million dollars to finish up. Gilmore will wait until the end of the month to allocate funds.
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[SOT 1:25:21]
[IN Q=EVERY COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY MAKES]

((GOVERNOR GILMORE; EVERY COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY MAKES ITS CASE BUT WE WANT TO LOOK AT WHAT IS MOST CRITICAL TO EACH COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY AND THEN GET THOSE THINGS GOING.))
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[OUT Q=GET THOSE THINGS GOING]
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[VO-NAT]

Radford officials are hopeful Peters Hall will be funded because Gilmore came to their campus. The Governor estimates he has 30 to 40 million dollars for the state.
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[Safari-Park]


[ANCHOR=Jacey]
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[WRITER=syo]
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The last time you visited a zoo, chances are, YOU wandered freely while the ANIMALS stayed in their pen. But at Virginia Safari Park, YOU'RE the one who'll be held captive... in your car. In this week's Time Off Shannon Young takes us to the commonwealth's only drive-through zoo.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's not that often that you'll see a zebra wandering the Virginia countryside.]
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[SUPER=01-Janet Mogensen/Virginia Safari Park; :10 -- QUICK!]
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(( It's not often that you see a camel wandering the Virginia country side. But, on 180-acres in Natural Bridge, you'll find not only camels, but dozens of other species from around the globe.
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[IN Q=We have everything from llamas, camels...]

((We have everything from llamas, camels, ostrich, emu, a very nice group of zebras, all types of deer and antelope. And one of the favorites here are the big elk that come up to the car.))
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[OUT Q=big elk that come up to the car.]

And don't forget the bison. Virginia Safari Park boasts 300 animals - give or take. They wander the park 12 months a year, rain or shine. Thanks to the drive-through feature, you don't have to worry about the weather, either.
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[IN Q=Weather's fine. If it's raining...]

((Weather's fine. If it's raining, you're in the car. The animals don't seem to be bothered at all by the rain. As long as it's comfortable for them they're out all year round.))
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[OUT Q=they're out all year round.]

You decide how close you want to let the animals get. You can roll down your windows, but be forewarned...
[SOT 29:02-29:12 (tape 2) ***LET ROLL UNTIL CAMEL TAKES THE BUCKET***]
[IN Q=The animals will be just as curious about you as you are about them.]

((The animals will be just as curious about you as you are about them. And while you're required to stay in your car, you are allowed some interaction.))
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[IN Q=Like you can see behind me...]

((Like you can see behind me, you can feed the animals from buckets of food. And everything will come up to visit you in your car. They'll eat right out of the bucket and they'll visit you whether you bring the buckets or not.))
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[OUT Q=whether you bring the buckets or not.]

Your entry fee allows you to drive the 3-mile loop as many times as you like during a one day period. Which means, if you don't catch the camels the first time around, you can give it another whirl.
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[IN Q=What do you want?]

((What do you want? Thank you, Joe. That was lovely.))
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[OUT Q=That was lovely.]

Shannon Young, News 7, Natural Bridge.))
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[PRE PRO] If you would like more information or directions to Virginia Safari Park - check out our home page at wdbj-7-dot-com.

Click on the Time Off suitcase.
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[11Pet-Therapy]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
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Animals are more than friends and companions - for some local kids, they are therapy.
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[VO-NAT]
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Even the llamas. Twice a week Heartland Rehabilitation Center brings pet therapy to the West End Center.
The animals help the children learn the art of patience and respect -- and how to express their emotions in a positive way.
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[SOT06:06:10]
[IN Q=It's really been some]

((MONA SAMS/HEARTLAND REHABILITATION CTR.; IT'S REALLY BEEN SOME PIONEERING GOING ON BUT ACTUALLY THE CHILDREN HAVE BEEN MOST RESPONSIVE AND IN THE TWO MONTHS THAT WE HAVE BEEN COMING HERE --THERE'S BEEN SOME REALLY DRAMATIC CHANGES))
[SUPER=01-Mona Sams/Heartland Rehabilitation Ctr.]
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[OUT Q=dramatic changes]
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For James Salisbury it's been a change of attitude. He says bonding with Meghan the llama has helped him deal with anger.
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[IN Q=Sometimes people come-up]

((JAMES SALISBURY:SOMETIMES PEOPLE COME UP AND TRY AND HIT ME --WHEN MEGHAN WASN'T HERE I USE TO GO OFF ON THEM --BUT NOW WHEN MEGHAN COMES HERE I JUST IGNORE THEM))
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[OUT Q=just ignore them]
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The West End Center says the program has been such a success it hopes to make it available for all the children.
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[Project-Recovery]
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Did you know that in the Roanoke Valley alone, 5-HUNDRED children drop out of school each year? That's according to Total Action Against Poverty... And that number is what inspired TAP to create a program called Project Recovery...
[DOUBLE BOXES=JEN / JACEY - PERFORMANCE SET WITH 2 GUESTS]


Some guests are joining Jacey in our studio this morning to tell us more about Project Recovery - and the event coming up to benefit the organization. Jacey?
[TAKE JACEY FULL]
Annette Lews and Robin Berry are with us today... Thanks for joining us...
First of all - let's talk more about that statistic... 5-HUNDRED children just in the Roanoke Valley? That's a large number... (guests ad lib here)

[super=01-Robin Berry/TAP Project Recovery]
[super=01-Annette Lewis/TAP "This Valley Works" Director]


What is Project Recovery?
How long has Project Recovery been in existence?
You've already seen some positive results thanks to the program? (Between January of 2000 and March of 2001, 128 students returned to education. Of those, 70 retured to Roanoke City schools, 58 enrolled in an Alternative Education Program. Of the 58 who enrolled in alternative programs, 24 obtained a G-E-D. And of the 128 who returned to education, 3 were enrolled in a post-secondary school.)
We had a guest on News 7 Saturday Morning LAST weekend to tell us about the Western Virginia Education Football Classic.
Proceeds from that game will benefit Project Recovery...
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[TAKE PRE-PRO INFO FS] The game is Saturday, September 1st - 4pm at Victory Stadium in Roanoke.
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Who's playing?
(Virginia Union vs. Elizabeth City)
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[TAKE TICKET INFO FS] Alright - tickets are $9 in advance, $10 at the gate and $5 for students.
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Thanks for joining us...
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Speaking of football - let's go back to Jen for sports highlights...
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If you're still looking to fill your schedule this weekend, here's some ideas from the weekend calendar.
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[Home-Tours]


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One couple has spent decades furnishing the house they call home with all kinds of odds and ends... literally.
Betty and Raeburn French have collected a wealth of furniture from friends and family who have left the pieces behind.
Throw in a touch of decorating and lots of style and we have a very unique Fieldale home for today's home tour.
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If you think YOUR home would make for an interesting Home Tour - send me your address, phone number, pictures and a description to Home Tours Care Of WDBJ7.....P.O. Box 7 Roanoke....Virginia 24022-0007. News 7 Saturday Morning will be right back.
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Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning...... President Bush's decision on embryonic stem cell research triggers more debate -
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and one chapter of the National Organization for Women says it will donate money to the defense fund for the Texas mother accused of killing her five children.
we will have more on those stories coming up in just a few minutes.
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[11Record-Demand]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-48 TC00:30]
[GRAPHIC=Heat Wave]

Power use across the state set summer records with this week's heat wave.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The heat and humidity prompted people to turn up their air conditioners.
Dominion customers set a peak summer record on Wednesday and Thursday.
American Electric Power says a new summer record was set by its customers Wednesday as well, and it was broken AGAIN Thursday.
Although there is an adequate supply, both companies ask customers to use energy wisely. [PRE PRO]
You can do that by closing blinds and drapes-- that keeps the sun and its heat out.
Use ceiling and portable fans to move air around your home.
And keep doors closed -- every time you open one a huge blast of hot air enters your cool home.
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[11Power-Line]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jmi]
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U-S Forest Service officials are re-thinking their stance on a new A-E-P Power line.
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[VO-NAT]


The plan is to build a new line from Wyoming County, West Virginia, to Jacksons Ferry, in Wythe County.
The Forest Service said the original proposed line would have a negative environmental impact on the Jefferson National Forest.
Since A-E-P got the O-K from just about every state agency, the Forest Service has decided to "supplement" its original statement by having a new round of public hearings. [PRE PRO]
Hearing dates are as follows -- August 20th at Springville Elementary School in North Tazewell, August 21st at Fort Chiswell High School in Max Meadows, and August 23rd at Bland County High School in Bland.
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[Stem-Cell]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
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[WRITER=jmi]
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President Bush's decision to federally fund SOME embryonic stem cell research has sparked controversy and even more debate about where research goes from here.
Teri Okita has reaction from Washington.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=In trying to find a compromise]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;:00]
[SUPER=01-Karen Hughes/Counselor to the President;:11]
[SUPER=01-Tommy Thompson/HHS Secretary;:32]
[SUPER=01-Bay Buchanan/President, American Cause;:46]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Orrin Hatch/(R) Utah;1:09]
[SUPER=01-Teri Okita/Reporting;1:24]
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[OUT Q=Teri Okita, CBS NEWS, Washington.]

(( IN TRYING TO FIND A COMPROMISE, PRESIDENT BUSH ANNOUNCED THAT ONLY 60-EXISTING STEM CELL LINES COULD BE USED FOR RESEARCH NO NEW EMBRYOS WOULD BE MADE AVAILABLE USING PUBLIC MONEY.

(Super: Karen Hughes/Counselor to the President)
SOT: (13:29:05) He feels he has arrived at a solution that offers the

hope of great scientific progress without crossing that threshold moral line. (07)
TRACK: ONCE A STEM CELL IS REMOVED FROM THE EMBRYO, IT REPLICATES CREATING A STEM CELL LINE. SCIENTISTS BELIEVE THESE LINES CAN BE MANIPULATED INTO HUNDREDS OF TYPES OF TISSUES ... THAT WILL HELP THEM SEARCH FOR CURES TO MANY CHRONIC ILLNESSES.

(Super: Tommy Thompson/HHS Secretary)
SOT: 14:04:43 We have great confidence that these existing lines will

provide for very effective, productive research. (08)
TRACK: BUT, OPPONENTS SAY THE PRESIDENT DID AN ABOUT-FACE AFTER PROMISING TO BAN THIS TYPE OF RESEARCH AND THE COMPROMISE IS MORALLY UNACCEPTABLE.

(Super: Bay Buchanan/President, American Cause 21:00:03)
SOT: He would have been a far greater leader, a far greater spokesman, a

far greater voice for the unborn, had he shut that door entirely, bolted it and thrown away the key. (12)
TRACK: JUST AS DISAPPOINTED ARE MANY SUPPORTERS OF THE RESEARCH INCLUDING FELLOW REPUBLICAN ORRIN HATCH, WHO SAYS THE DECISION COULD DELAY SCIENTIFIC AND MEDICAL PROGRESS.
Super: Sen. Orrin Hatch/(R-Utah)
SOT: 14:30:29 It is not clear how many of the existing cell lines will

pass NIH muster, and whether they represent the necessary racial, gender and blood type diversity that science really requires. (13)

(Super: Teri Okita/Reporting)

STANDUP: `Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are just as divided over President Bushs decision so expect legislative showdowns on a number of bills already introduced on this very controversial issue. Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington. ))


[11Vigil]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
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[WRITER=jus]
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Nearly a hundred people gathered in the area last night to take a stand against violence toward gays.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


They gathered at the Unitarian Church in Roanoke for a candle light vigil.
The event attracted gay activists, community leaders, and citizens who are not gay.
The vigil was prompted after recent attacks on gays including one outside a Roanoke gay church last week.
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[SOT 00:03:50; :00:02:15]
[IN Q=We want those people]

((EDDIE RATLIFF/ORGANIZER: WE WANT THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT GAY ACTIVIST, NOT NECESSARY POLITICAL LEADERS OR CIVIC LEADERS, WE WANT THE EVERYDAY AVERAGE PERSON TO SAY THIS IS NOT RIGHT.)) ((TRACY TRYALL: ITS A DIVERSE CROWD AND I THINK ITS IMPORTANT WHATEVER THEIR LIFESTYLE WHATEVER THEIR CHOICES TO SHOW LOVE INSTEAD OF HATE.))
[SUPER=01-Eddie Ratliff/Gay Activist; :00]
[SUPER=07-Tracy Tryall; :11]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=instead of hate]
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[VO-NAT]


The family of Danny Overstreet spoke at last night's vigil.
He's the man who was killed last year at the Backstreet Cafe.
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[Yates-Fund]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
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[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=net]
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[*******ANCHOR TAG **********]

Attorneys for Andrea Yates have begun taking donations for her defense fund.
They say trying to spare her from death penalty will be an expensive effort.
Ron Trevino has more on the defense fund and who may give, and who may not.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Just how much money]
[SUPER=03-Houston, TX;:00]
[SUPER=01-Deborah Bell/National Organizatin for Women;:14]
[SUPER=01-Linda Madeksho/The Bridge Refuge for Women;:54]
[SUPER=01-Diane Clements/Justice For All;1:10]
[RUNS=1:22]
[OUT Q=need to raise.]

(( JUST HOW MUCH MONEY HAS BEEN DONATED TO ANDREA YATES'S DEFENSE FUND? THE BANK WON'T TELL US... BUT THIS IS ONE PERSON WHO PLANS ON CONTRIBUTING...DEBORAH BELL, THE STATE PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN. "we want for the society to look at the issues of depression and mental health and we're very concerned about thestate of texas putting someone to death because they're mentally ill." WHEN YATES'S ATTORNEYS MADE THE PLEA FOR DONATIONS THIS WEEK...THEY SAID WHATEVER THEY COLLECT THAT'S BEYOND WHAT THEY NEED, THEY'LL DONATE TO CAUSES FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH ISSUES... IN PARTICULAR, POST PARTUM DEPRESSION AND PSYCHOSIS... HERE AT A SHELTER CALLED "THE RIDGE" THEY HELP MANY WOMEN SUFFERING FROM MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS...MANY OF THEM BATTERED WOMEN. THEY SAY ANY EXCESS MONEY FROM THE ANDREA YATES FUND WOULD BE WELCOME. "WOMEN'S HEALTH ISSUES ARE NOTORIOUSLY UNDERFUNDED, ITS NOT USUALLY A TOP PRIORITY IN POLICY MAKING." BUT SOME VICTIM'S RIGHTS ADVOCATES SAY NO MONEY WILL BE LEFT OVER...AND THAT ANDREA YATES IS GETTING SYMPATHY THAT SHOULD BE GOING TO HERCHILDREN. "AND DO SOMETHING FOR THEM INSTEAD OF HAVING THIS VAST OUTPOURING OF SYMPATHY FOR A WOMAN WHO HAS ADMITTED AND ACKNOWLEDGED THAT SHE DROWNED HER FIVE CHILDREN." A CRIME for which SHE COULD FACE THE DEATH PENALTY.))
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[ANCHOR=Jen]
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That was Ron Trevino Reporting.


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[ANCHOR=Jen]
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[BOTH MICS HOT]
Still to come on News 7 Saturday Morning....... The season has turned for one local nightspot -
[ANCHOR=Jacey]

And -
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[VO-NAT]

'The Others' is hauntingly delightful . . . we'll take a look in this week's movie review. But first if you are traveling today........
[Jacey ad-lib the travel forecast -- WX PRO]
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[Jacey MIC hot] [ No 2-shot toss go straight to Travel Bump] [soft music under]

[11Junction]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-36 TC47:13]
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And the beat DOSEN'T go on for a popular teen dance club in Roanoke -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week]


The Junction on Williamson Road officially closed yesterday.
Owner J-R Wilfong says a recent fight at the club prompted the decision.
Last Friday night, a security guard tried to break up a fight outside the club by using pepper spray.
The teen then ran back into the club, causing some teens to get sick.
Several were taken to the hospital.

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[11Radio-Ratings]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-31 TC39:08]
[GRAPHIC=Radio Ratings]

The ratings are in - and the results are a HIT with some local radio stations.
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[VO-NAT :20]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]


For the first time in years, Q-99 is at the top of the heap, drawing the most listeners in the Spring ratings period.
General Manager Leonard Wheeler says it's good news ... and so is the success of his new station, Star Country.
Though Star Country is 6th in the ratings, it's helped knock competing country station WYYD from first to fourth.


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[SOT 14:28:12 - :21]
[IN Q=It's real gratifying]

((LEONARD WHEELER/GENERAL MANAGER: IT'S REAL GRATIFYING TO GET INTO COUNTRY AS COMPETITIVE AS WE KNEW IT WOULD BE AND, WITHIN A YEAR, HAVE THE SUCCESS THAT WE'VE HAD. ))
[SUPER=01-Leonard Wheeler/General Manager;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=success that we've had.]
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[VO-NAT :10]


WYYD'S General Manager points out it's still the top country station.
It's sister station, WJJS soared in the ratings as the number one Top 40 station.
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[SOT 14:41:35 - :46]
[IN Q=We're extremely thrilled.]

((CHRIS CLENDENEN/GENERAL MANAGER: WE'RE EXTREMELY THRILLED. CLEAR CHANNEL WAS FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO END UP WITH 4 OUT OF THE TOP 5 MOST-LISTENED TO STATIONS IN THE MARKET AND WE COULDN'T BE HAPPIER.))
[SUPER=01-Chris Clendenen/General Manager;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=couldn't be happier.]
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[VO-NAT]

[PRE-PRO OF STATION RANKINGS]
This is how the stations ranked:
Q-99 first... WROV was second... WJJS was third... WYYD fourth... Magic FM leaped to fifth... Star Country to sixth... and K-92 FELL to seventh.
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[Charmin-Potty]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=none]


People in Iowa are seeing the softer side of the state fair.
In fact, it's so soft that the entire fair is going to pot.
As Steve Karlin reports, nobody guessed that Charmin toilet paper would have this kind of affect on fair-goers.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=nats flushing toilet]
[SUPER=03-Des Moines, IA; :00]

[no supers for butted bites]
[SUPER=01-Libby Johnson /Charmin Company; :30]
[SUPER=01-Steve Karlin/Reporting;1:02]

[no super] [OUT Q=standard] [RUNS=1:26]