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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]
[SUPER=@jennifer1;]
[SUPER=@Jacey1;]

Coming up .. A plane crash in the Bahamas takes the life of young R & B sensation Aaliyah.
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AND .. The Ukranian immigrant who allegedly killed six family members is still on the loose.
Now his mother is pleading for her son to turn himself in.
we will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to Hello]

[Aaliyah]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=net]
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Authorities in the Bahamas believe the small plane which Aaliyah was on crashed upon take off.
Seven other passengers in the plane were also killed.
As Dave Browde reports, the actual cause of death is still unknown.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=She was in the Bahamas]
[RUNS=1:04]
[SUPER=01-David Browde/Reporting;:50]
[OUT Q=DB CBS NEWS, NY.]

((She was in the Bahamas shooting a new music video - the rising young star's first hit -ain't nothing but a number - came when she was only 15, and still a student at Detroit's High school of the performing arts. A followup "Try again" earned her a grammy nomination for best female R&B vocalist...and she had another for ain't you that somebody in the movie Dr. Doolittle.

TAKE SOT DR. DOOLITTLE MUSIC VIDEO


Aaliyah herself crossed over from R&B to film -- her debut in 'Romeo Must Die'
TAKE CLIP, Courtesy: Warner Brothers
That performance catapaulted her to stardom. Recently she'd signed to appear in the sequels to the movie the Matrix...and she appeared on the CBS Early show, interviewed by Mark McEwen:

TAKE AALIYAH INTERVIEW SOT (From March of 2000)


Authorities in the bahamas say the small plane on which Aaliyah was flying crashed on takeoff - the cause of the crash still unknown. DB CBS News NY))



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[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


Police are investigating a shooting that killed a Dublin man yesterday. Pulaski County deputies responded to a 9-1-1 call on Ingles Ferry Road shortly before 5 last evening and found 22 year old Cary Madison Bragg dead. Witnesses said several people were target practicing at the time of the shooting. Deputies have charged Victor Leroy Brown with second degree murder.

Brown is being held at the Regional Jail in Dublin. [Soltys-Mom]


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

Police are still searching for a Ukrainian immigrant who they believe killed six family members.
Authorities believe he may be headed to Charlotte, North Carolina.
Nikolay Soltys has family in Charlotte and actually lived in the area for about six months in 1999.
Agents fear he might be on his way to the area to kill his remaining family members.
His mother is urging her son to turn himself in.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sacramento, CA]


Vavara Soltys told her son to peacefully surrender to authorities in a three-minute message aired on a Sacramento cable station.
Officials are keeping Vavara and other family members in seclusion because they fear he may harm them too.
The following is a translation.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I want to tell]

((I WANT TO TELL MY SON NIKOLAY THAT I DON'T WANT TO SEE HIM OR ANYONE ELSE TO BE HARMED, NIKOLAY YOUR FAMILY LOVES YOU VERY MUCH AND THEY ARE ASKING YOU TO PLEASE TURN YOURSELF PEACEFULLY, NICHOLI PLEASE CALL 1-800-874-6500 AND TURN YOURSELF IN, AND I'M ALSO APPEALING TO ANYONE ELSE THAT MIGHT KNOW WHERE MY SON IS LOCATED PLEASE CALL 1-800-874-6500, THERE HAD BEEN TOO MUCH PAIN AND SUFFERING IN OUR COMMUNITY AND THE DECENT THING TO DO IS TO HELP PUT THE SUFFERING TO AN END PLEASE HELP THANK YOU.))
[SUPER=39-Vavara Soltys/Murder Suspect's Mother]
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=help thank you.]
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[ANCHOR=Jen]


Police say that Soltys is responsible for the stabbing deaths of his pregnant wife, his three-year-old son, elderly aunt and uncle, and two young cousins.
The bloody rampage took place on Monday, in the suburbs of Sacramento, California.
The story of Nikolay Slotys aired on America's most wanted last night, bringing the search nationwide attention.

[Coleman]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-45 TC-25:38]
[GRAPHIC=none]

D-N-A evidence in the case of Roger Keith Coleman will not be destroyed... for now anyway.
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[VO-NAT 00-27 tc 1:14:03]
[SUPER=03-Boydton/1992;]

A Buchanan County judge has reversed his own earlier ruling and will allow the evidence to remain in a lab in California for now.
The Buchanan County coal miner was put to death eight years ago for the rape and murder of his sister-in-law. The judge issued a new ruling this week following a request from four newspapers and a group in New Jersey. They asked that the evidence remain safely frozen while they appealed his decision not to allow new tests to the Virginia Supreme Court.
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[Powerball]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Powerball]


Powerball fever may be breaking . . . for now anyway. A lottery spokeswoman says four tickets matched ALL the numbers for the estimated 298-MILLION-dollar jackpot.
According to lottery officials, the winning tickets were sold in New Hampshire, Minnesota, Delaware and Kentucky.
(++++++++++)

[Take Pre-Pro 1000EssC] The winning numbers drawn in the Powerball game were 8, 17, 22, 42 and 47. The Powerball was 21.
(+++++++++++)



[REMINDER!! LOTTO NEXT!!!!!][Tease#1]



[ANCHOR=Jennifer]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[SS=None]

[BOTH MICS HOT] Bassett Furniture announced this week that they will up foreign trade -
[ANCHOR=Jacey]

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning -
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[VO-NAT]

We will look at other ways the company has changed in order to polish their future.
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[Lotto]
[Break #1]



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[ANCHOR=JACEY]
[NEWSCAST=Sun-AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=Va Newsreel]
[GRAPHIC=Va. newsreel]


This week, Bassett Furniture announced it is closing a division of its Henry County plant in - leaving up to 300 people without jobs. In this weeks Virginia Newsreel, Keith Humphry is looking back at the splinters and cracks the furniture company has had along the way.
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[IN Q=Founded in 1902]
[SUPER=03-Bassett/File Tape; 00]
[SUPER=01-Jeb Bassett/Bassett Table Company; :44]
[SUPER=01-Peggy Scott/Store Co-Owner; 1:19]
[SUPER=01-Cindy Stone/Store Co-Owner; 1:25]
[SUPER=@Gilmore; 2:05]
[SUPER=01-Mark Early/(R) Candidate for Governor; 2:30]
[SUPER=01-Mark Warner/(D) Candidate for Governor; 2:35]
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(([94-39 tc 20:16] Founded in 1902 - the furniture company is polished and lined up for success. [94-17 tc 16:40 - include Nat Sound of announcer saying it is Bassett!] Bassett Furniture products are often offered as prizes on game shows like The Price is Right. [97-14 tc17:56 - shot of polishing] The corporation has earned a name for quality and beauty that translates into financial success. [Pre-Pro on tape] During the recession in 1992, Bassett posted first quarter earnings of 81-cents a share - -UP from 26 cents a share in 1991. [97-28 tc 21:25] In 1993- the company posted a 26-MILLION dollar PROFIT. [94-17 - show shots of computerized machines] Among the things that have helped make the difference during in tough times: Computers. [INQ-TODAY WE CAN] [94-17 tc 17:42] ((JEB BASSETT/BASSETT TABLE COMPANY: TODAY WE CAN ACTUALLY TAKE A DESIGNER'S DRAWING, PROGRAM OUR NUMERICAL CONTROLLED MACHINERY BY A DISC, ITS CUT OUR SET UP TIME FROM ANYWHERE FROM An HOUR AND A HALF TO TWO HOURS, DOWN TO A COUPLE MINUTES.))
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[OUTQ=A COUPLE MINUTES]

[01-09 tc 15:10] And there was more work for computers at Bassett. Just this year the company teamed up with Site Star to bring locally- made furniture to the World Wide Web. [show shots of assembly line] That is just one of many partnerships Bassett Furniture has created in an attempt to keep the assembly lines running smoothly. [00-14 tc 1:38:11] Last year, Peggy Scott and her sister Cindy Stone went into business together selling Bassett furniture exclusively.

[00-14 tc 1:38:23]
It's a venture that the sisters were as eager to be a part of as the company was to have a store featuring only their products.
[In=I hope]

[00-14 tc 1:38:11] ((PEGGY SCOTT/STORE CO-OWNER: I HOPE IT WILL BE MONEY REWARDING, BUT IF IT'S NOT JUST TO BE A SUCCESS IS REWARDING ENOUGH.))
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[OUT=rewarding enough]
[In=I'm Proud]

[00-14 tc 1:37:41] ((CINDY STONE/STORE CO-OWNER: I'M PROUD T O BE A PART OF SOMETHING LIKE THIS. BUT I'M ALSO VERY PROUD OF PEGGY. SHE'S TURNED IT AROUND AND MADE IT GOOD FOR BOTH OF US.))
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[Out =both of us]


[Use generic factory shots found on most of the beta file tapes!!!] But not all of the company's partnerships have faired so well. In 1998 Bassett and Hooker Furniture went in together to run a company called Tri-Wood closed, though they eventually closed it. That was offset by better news the same year. In July, '98, the furniture giant announced it would build a 10-MILLION dollar dining room table plant . . . adding about 100 jobs. [98-50 tc 48:02] Virginia politicians made the most of it.

[IN Q=THIS EXPANSION IN]

[98-50 tc 48:07] ((GOV. JIM GILMORE: THIS EXPANSION IN HENRY COUNTY CONFIRMS THAT VIRGINIA IS A PRO-BUSINESS STATE. WE HAVE STRONG RIGHT TO WORK LAWS AND LOW CORPORATE INCOME TAX RATES AND LOW UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE RATES AND A QUALITY WORKFORCE))
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[OUT Q=QUALITY WORKFORCE]

[98-50 tc 48:21] In the past year - Bassett has furloughed about 380 people and transferred 40 more positions. [Cover on Early Tape] With this latest layoffs - candidates vying for the governor's office weighed in on the issue. [IN Q-WE NEED TO] [Earley/Bassett field tape tc37:58] ((MARK EARLY: WE NEED TO KEEP OUR JOBS HERE IN VIRGINIA AND ALLOW OUR BUSINESSES TO EXPAND))
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[OUT-TO EXPAND]
[INQ=I UNDERSTAND]

[Warner field tape tc 4:32] ((I UNDERSTAND HOW IMPORTANT IT IS FOR ROANOKE AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TO HAVE THE SAME KIND OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AS NORTHERN VIRGINIA.))
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[OUT Q=NOTHERN VIRGINIA]

[94-39 - use opening shot of Bassett Building!] For now - Bassett is hoping the changes already in place will help build an even more solid foundation for the future.
That's Virginia Newsreel, I'm Keith Humphry.))


[Biz-Review]


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[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=BizReview #4 TC-43:27]
[GRAPHIC=Business Review]

[!!!NO STOCKS!!!] Recent layoffs in Southwest Virginia are getting attention from the states gubernatorial candidates. And American Electric Power goes to work to restore service after a powerful storm rips through Roanoke.
Take a look in this week's business review.
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[IN Q=Music/graphics]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;:08]
[SUPER=01-Mark Warner/(D) Candidate for Governor;:17]
[SUPER=01-Mark Early/(R) Candidate for Governor;:34]
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[SUPER=07-Garland Conner; 1:13]
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(( This week in Review... the latest blow to South side's economy is Bassett Furniture's 300-man cutback.
Both candidates for Governor vow Bassett will rally.
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[butt butt butt] ((MARK EARLY:))
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Garland Conner says he was fired because of his disability.
He lost his right hand in a hunting accident when he was 16.
After two days on the job as a courier-company driver for Willcar, he says he was fired.
With the help of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Conner is suing for compensation and punitive damages.
[SOT]

((GARLAND CONNER: I'D LIKE TO SEE....DO THE RIGHT THING.))
[RUNS= 15]


The Brambleton Court area of Roanoke County was hit hard by Thursday night's storm.
American Electric Power crews worked through the night to restore service.
Downed trees and power lines were to blame for most of the outages.
For News 7, I'm Jennifer Miele, and that is this week's business review.))

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[COMM # 3][Health-Check]



[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Health Check]


The I-U-D may be regaining popularity and more problems are found in over-the-counter weight loss pills. Doctor Dave Hnida has those stories and more in today's health check.
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[SOT-Saturday - 15NA - 15:21:28; or 05NA - 05:40:09 ]
[IN Q=A study in]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting]
[RUNS=1:28]
[OUT Q=for CBS News]

((A STUDY IN THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE FINDS JUST DOING A SCREEN FOR BLOOD IN THE STOOL AND A SIGMOIDOSCOPY WILL MISS ABOUT 24% OF CANCEROUS TUMORS IN THE COLON. A BETTER WAY TO SCREEN IS TO USE A COLONOSCOPE- WHICH IS A LONGER SCOPE THAT CAN EXAMINE THE ENTIRE COLON. THIS TEST IS MORE EXPENSIVE AND MORE UNCOMFORTABLE THAN THE OTHER sCREENINGS- BUT FOR MOST PEOPLE THE COLONOSCOPE NEEDS TO BE DONE ONLY ONCE EVERY 5-10 YEARS BEGINNING AT AGE 50.
WELL THE IUD MAY BE MAKING A COMEBACK. FOR BIRTH CONTROL. THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE REPORTS THE MOST FEARED COMPLICATION OF USING AN IUD- INFERTILITY- IS SO RARE IT SHOULDN'T BE FEARED AT ALL. MANY WOMEN- ESPECIALLY YOUNGER WOMEN- HAVE AVOIDED THE IUD BECAUSE THEY AND THEIR DOCTORS FEAR IT CAN LEAD TO INFECTION OF THE TUBES- AND THEREFORE INCREASE THE CHANCES OF INFERTILITY- BUT THE STUDY FINDS THATS NOT THE CASE.
A STUDY IN THE JAMA FINDS MANY YOUNG WOMEN- USE OR HAVE USED OVER THE COUNTER PRODUCTS- TO LOSE WEIGHT. THE BIG PROBLEM IS SOME OF THESE PRODUCTS CONTAIN INGREDIENTS THAT THE FDA SAYS MAY BE DANGEROUS. THOSE INGREDIENTS INCLUDE PPA AND EPHEDRA- BOTH OF WHICH CAN RAISE BLOOD PRESSURE AND HEART RATE. PPA HAS ALSO BEEN LINKED TO STROKE.
THATS A LOOK AT SOME OF THIS WEEKS TOP HEALTH STORIES. IM DR DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS))


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[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]

Coming up ... A shooting in Pulaski County leaves one Dublin man dead.
Officials have charged one suspect with second degree murder.
We will have more on that story in just a few minutes.
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[vo-nat]
AND ..Fans around the world mourn the death of R & B singer Aaliyah.
The young musician and seven others died in a plane crash last night.
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[2-shot toss to hello]

[2-Soltys-Mom]


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


Authorities believe the Ukrainian immigrant whom they believe killed six family members may be headed to Charlotte, North Carolina.
Nikolay Soltys has family in Charlotte and actually lived in the area for about six months in 1999.
Agents fear he might be on his way to he area to kill his remaining family members.
Now his mother says it's time for him to give himself up.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sacramento, CA]


Vavara Soltys told her son to peacefully surrender to authorities in a three-minute message aired on a Sacramento cable station.
Officials are keeping Vavara and other family members in seclusion because they fear he may harm them too.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I want to tell]

((I WANT TO TELL MY SON NIKOLAY THAT I DON'T WANT TO SEE HIM OR ANYONE ELSE TO BE HARMED, NIKOLAY YOUR FAMILY LOVES YOU VERY MUCH AND THEY ARE ASKING YOU TO PLEASE TURN YOURSELF PEACEFULLY, NICHOLI PLEASE CALL 1-800-874-6500 AND TURN YOURSELF IN, AND I'M ALSO APPEALING TO ANYONE ELSE THAT MIGHT KNOW WHERE MY SON IS LOCATED PLEASE CALL 1-800-874-6500, THERE HAD BEEN TOO MUCH PAIN AND SUFFERING IN OUR COMMUNITY AND THE DECENT THING TO DO IS TO HELP PUT THE SUFFERING TO AN END PLEASE HELP THANK YOU.))
[SUPER=39-Vavara Soltys/Murder Suspect's Mother]
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=help thank you.]
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[ANCHOR=Jen]


Police say that Soltys is responsible for the stabbing deaths of his pregnant wife, his three-year-old son, elderly aunt and uncle, and two young cousins.
The bloody rampage took place on Monday, in the suburbs of Sacramento, California.
The story of Nikolay Slotys aired on America's most wanted last night, brining the search nationwide attention.

[2-Aaliyah]


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


An R&B sensation is dead today after a plane crash in the Bahamas last night.
Authorities say Aaliyah was killed when her plane crashed upon take off.
As Dave Browde reports, the 22-year-old Grammy nominee had a promising future.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=She was in the Bahamas]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=DB CBS NEWS, NY.]

((She was in the Bahamas shooting a new music video - the rising young star's first hit -ain't nothing but a number - came when she was only 15, and still a student at Detroit's High school of the performing arts. A followup "Try again" earned her a grammy nomination for best female R&B vocalist...and she had another for ain't you that somebody in the movie Dr. Doolittle.

TAKE SOT DR. DOOLITTLE MUSIC VIDEO


Aaliyah herself crossed over from R&B to film -- her debut in 'Romeo Must Die'
TAKE CLIP, Courtesy: Warner Brothers
That performance catapaulted her to stardom. Recently she'd signed to appear in the sequels to the movie the Matrix...and she appeared on the CBS Early show, interviewed by Mark McEwen:

TAKE AALIYAH INTERVIEW SOT (From March of 2000)


Authorities in the bahamas say the small plane on which Aaliyah was flying crashed on takeoff - the cause of the crash still unknown. DB CBS News NY))


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[ANCHOR=Jen]
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[WRITER=rle]
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A Dublin man is dead after a shooting yesterday. Pulaski County deputies responded to a 9-1-1 call on (ING-les) Ingles Ferry Road shortly before 5 yesterday and found 22 year old Cary Madison Bragg dead. Witnesses said several people were target practicing at the time of the shooting. Deputies have charged Victor Leroy Brown with second degree murder.

Brown is being held at the Regional Jail in Dublin. Police are still investigating.[Job-Fair]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-46 TC-19:42]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Hundreds of prospective employees turned out for a job fair in Franklin County yesterday.
A company known as Miss Utility wants to set up shop in Rocky Mount.
But its far from being a done deal.
News 7's Justin McLeod tells us why.
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[IN Q=Nat sound of job fair]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Campbell/Worker; :11]
[SUPER=01-Barb Kaplonski/Worker; :30]
[SUPER=@justin1; :46]
[SUPER=01-Richard Huff/Franklin Co. Administrator; 1:05]
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((((NAT SOUND OF JOB FAIR))
You'd expect to find laid-off workers at a job fair.
But at this one, you'll see a lot of people who fear they may soon be out of a job.
[SOT 17:17:48]
[IN Q=Right now, I am currently]

((JOHN CAMPBELL: RIGHT NOW, I AM CURRENTLY EMPLOYED AT LANE COMPANY FOR MAYBE ANOTHER WEEK AND SOON WHEN I'M DONE THERE, I DONT KNOW. I AM LOOKING FOR ANOTHER JOB RIGHT NOW.))
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He may find it right here in Franklin County.
A Roanoke company known as Miss Utility wants to relocate to Rocky Mount.
The only catch? Enough people have to show interest.
[SOT 17:17:30]
[IN Q=It looks like there's a]

((BARB KAPLONSKI: IT LOOKS LIKE THERE'S A GREAT TURNOUT AND I THINK IT WILL HELP THIS AREA REAL GOOD.))
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[OUT Q=area real good]


An area that needs it.
In the last year, Franklin County lost more than 800 jobs.
[SOT 17:22:20]
[IN Q=Although this job fair]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: ALTHOUGH THIS JOB FAIR ATTRACTED MORE THAN A THOUSAND PEOPLE IN REALITY ONLY ABOUT HUNDRED WOULD BE HIRED IF THE COMPANY CHOOSES TO COME HERE. BUT COUNTY OFFICIALS ARE HOPING THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING, THAT IT WILL SHOW OTHER POTENTIAL COMPANIES THERE IS A ABUDANT WORKFORCE HERE IN FRANKLIN COUNTY.))
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[OUT Q=workforce here in Franklin County]

((NAT SOUND OF ANNOUNCEMENT TAPE 01-26, TC1:31:46))
Just this week, the county announced Group Insurance Concepts plans to re-locate here, hiring some fifty full-time workers.
[SOT 17:06:03]
[IN Q=We're out all the time]

((RICHARD HUFF/FRANKLIN CO. ADMINISTRATOR: WE'RE OUT ALL THE TIME TELLING OUR STORY ABOUT WHAT A WONDERFUL PLACE THIS IS FOR BUSINESS, HOW OPEN WE ARE TO BUSINESS IN OUR COMMUNITY AND HOW WELL THE COMMUNITY WILL TURN OUT AND WORKS TOGETHER TO MAKE IT SUCCESSFUL FOR THE COMPANIES THAT ARE LOOKING TO LOCATE HERE.))
[Runs= 16]
[OUT Q=to locate here]

((NAT SOUND OF CEO TALKING IN SESSION))
The CEO of Miss Utility says the turnout at this job fair went far beyond their expectations.
Company officials will announce their decision within the next two weeks.
For many of these people, that news cannot come soon enough.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Rocky Mount.))


[Rocky-Mount]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-49 TC-6:11]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Rocky Mount officials aren't stopping at luring in prospective businesses - The town is also making the most of its membership in a state organization.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;]

The town belongs to the Main Street Program for the Commonwealth of Virginia. By being a member-- the town is entitled to free advertisement. In June-- the town was featured in Southern Living Magazine. But that's not all. Now people who fly on United Airlines can read about the town when they pick up the company's in- flight magazine.
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[SOT ]
[IN Q=I think it's ]
[SUPER=01-Sam Litton/Community Partnership for Revitalization;]

((SAM LITTON: I THINK IT'S A GREAT WAY FOR US TO ADVERTISE. IF YOU THINK ABOUT FRANKLIN COUNTY OUR COUNTY IS WONDERFUL. IT'S LIKE THE SEVENTH LARGEST COUNTY. THERE'S VERY LITTLE POLLUTION. WE HAVE MOUNTAINS, TWO WONDERFUL LAKES HERE IN THE COUNTY. SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE AND PHILPOTT . THIS IS WONDERFUL PLACE TO RAISE YOUR FAMILY OR TO RETIRE. WE HOPE WE GET BOTH COMING IN AS A RESULT.))
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[OUT Q=here in the county.]
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[VO-NAT]

The main street program has put together a brochure that highlights the 19- towns that belong to the organization. Officials say demand for the pamphlet has increased since the Southern Living article.
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[60-Minutes]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]

How does Roger "Rocket" Clemens, one of the oldest pitchers in the major leagues, continue to throw so hard and win so many games? Mike Wallace finds out.
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[SOT -]
[IN Q=If the ]
[RUNS=35 - Quick out!!!!]
[OUT Q=(nats of cheering) uh-oh, oh boy!]
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[ANCHOR=Jen]
[SS=None]


That story and more on 60 Minutes tonight at seven here on your Hometown Station.

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[Tease#2]



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[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[SS=None]

[BOTH MICS HOT]
Still to come on News 7 Sunday Morning....... The fiddlers CONVENTION may be gone -
[ANCHOR=Jacey]

But
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[VO-NAT]

The music lives on at one Galax landmark. We'll explain after the break . . .

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]

[Profile-Open]


[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[NEWSCAST=Sun-AM]
[WRITER=]
[TAPE#=Va. Profile]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Profile]


He started as a stonecutter. Today, Tom Barr is at the center of southwest Virginia's rich musical heritage.
Joe Dashiell has his story in this week's Virginia Profile.

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[IN Q=Main Street may be quieter]
[SUPER=03-Galax; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tom Barr/Barr's Fiddle Shop; :32]
[SUPER=@Joe2; :55]
[SUPER=01-Roddy Moore/Blue Ridge Institute; 1:05]
[SUPER=01-Stevie Barr/Barr's Fiddle Shop; 1:32]
[RUNS=1:51]
[OUT Q=JD News 7 Galax]


((Main Street may be quieter since the fiddlers convention folded its tent two weeks ago... but you don't have to travel far in Galax to find a traditional tune. [NAT SOUND OF MUSICIANS PLAYING TURKEY IN THE STRAW]
Barr's Fiddle Shop has been in business for more than 20 years... The seeds were planted in 1973, when famed fiddle maker Albert Hash persuaded Tom Barr to build his first instrument.
[SOT]
[IN Q=I was a stonecutter for 20 years]

((TOM BARR/BARR'S FIDDLE SHOP: I WAS A STONECUTTER FOR 20 YEARS IN THE GRANITE INDUSTRY, AND IT SEEMED LIKE THE WOOD KIND OF FIT IN WITH CUTTING STONE, CUTTING WOOD TOO YOU KNOW, SO IT'S SOMETHING THAT KIND OF GETS IN YOUR BLOOD WHEN YOU'RE WORKING WOOD, YOU JUST GET ATTACHED TO IT AND YOU JUST CAN'T SEEM TO DO ANYTHING ELSE.))
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=can't seem to do anything else.]


Since that first fiddle, Barr has made more than 500 instruments, and he makes his living with a full-service music shop.
There are band instruments here, and electric guitars lining the walls, but it's the acoustic guitars, banjos, and fiddles that have made this shop a community center.
[SOT 23:26]
[IN Q=He's the chamber of commerce]

((HE'S THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOR MUSIC IN GALAX VIRGINIA, SO HE'S SERVING A VALUABLE JOB FOR THE COMMUNITY HERE.))
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[OUT Q=a valuable job for the community here.]


On a recent afternoon, Barr listened as his wife Becky, and son Stevie picked a tune for visitors. [NAT SOUND OF MUSIC]
and talked of a revival of interest in the region's traditional music.
[SOT 20:24]
[IN Q=I've got people]

((STEVIE BARR/BARR'S FIDDLE SHOP: I'VE GOT PEOPLE I WENT TO SCHOOL WITH, IN HIGH SCHOOL, YOUNG TEENAGERS THAT SAID, "YOU PLAY THAT KIND OF MUSIC?" AND NOW THEY'RE SAYING, "CAN YOU TEACH ME HOW TO PLAY IT?" AND THAT'S ALL THEY WANT TO DO. IT'S COMING. IT'S COMING.))
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=It's coming. It's coming.]


And for a community with such a rich musical tradition, that's good new indeed. [NAT SOUND OF SONG ENDING]
Joe Dashiell News 7 Galax))

[BookerT-Ranger]


[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=]
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[Jacey 1-shot]
Ever wonder what it would be like to be a park ranger? Well we have someone with us today who knows first hand. [2-Shot-Jacey/guest]
[SUPER=01-Betsy Haynes/Park Ranger]

Betsy Haynes is a Park Ranger at the Booker T.Washington National Monument.

[Ebert-Picks]


[ANCHOR=Jacey-Performance Set]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net Ebert]
[graphic=none]

'Final Fantasy' may be this year's most overlooked sci-fi film and 'Legally Blonde' is still looking good after several weeks on the big screen. Here's Richard Roeper with this weeks picks.
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[SOT ]
[IN Q=I'm starting]
[SUPER=01-Richard Roeper/Movie Critic; :00]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=on DVD]
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[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[SS=None]


You can see Roger Ebert's and Richard Roeper's reviews today at Eleven here on Your Hometown Station.

(Jacey go to desk for tag and toss)



[Service-Dogs]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-26 TC-1:37:27]
[GRAPHIC=none]

The Ladies of Harley were in 'Hog Heaven' yesterday in Roanoke . . .
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Hundreds of riders took part in the second annual "Hogs for Dogs" fundraiser to benefit the Saint Francis of Assisi Service Dog Foundation.
Each Biker paid a ten dollar entry free to ride around the city for several hours.
The foundation will now use the money to help train dogs for people who are physically and emotional disabled.
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[SOT 17:02:39]
[IN Q=Our dogs are trained]

((TERESA KELLY/ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI DOG FOUNDATION: OUR DOGS ARE TRAINED TO PERFORM FIFTY DIFFERENT TASKS SUCH AS TURNING ON AND OFF A LIGHT SWITCH, GOING TO GET HELP, PICKING UP ANY DROP OBJECT, GOING TO THE REFRIGERATOR TO GET SOMETHING OUT FOR THEIR RECIPENT.))
[SUPER=01-Teresa Kelly/St. Francis of Assisi Dog Foundation]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=Their Recipient]
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[VO-NAT]


Yesterday's event raised more than ten thousand dollars.
Many of those who benefit from the dogs came out to thank the riders.
Afterwards, they all gathered at Fallon Park for lunch, a bike show, and a live auction.
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[2-shot toss to Bye!!!!] [WE DO HAVE CLOSING COVER OF AALIYAH]