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[SUPER=@Jennifer1;]
[SUPER=@Jacey1;]

Coming up .. Hundreds gather to honor the victims of last year's Backstreet Cafe shooting.
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[IN Q=The rescue effort]
[SUPER=01-Chris Lawrence/Reporting]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=from New York]




[ANCHOR=Jen]

We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
[2-shot toss to Hello]

[Terrorism]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=America Responds]


The victims of the World Trade Center attack will be remembered today at Yankee Stadium. Some 60-thousand people are expected for an inter-faith prayer service.
This is the first day since the attacks that American flags can resume flying at full staff. At Camp David, President Bush will join Marines in raising the flag to the top of the flagpole. Administration sources say Bush is about to sign an executive order freezing terrorists' assets.
[DOUBLE BOXES= Jen/Newspath;]


Chris Lawrence has the latest from New York.
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[SUPER=145-New York, NY]

[rolled from newspath] ((ROLLCUE:...finally returned home.))
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[SOT]
[IN Q=At ground zero the slow]
[SUPER=143-New York, NY;:00]
[SUPER=141-Todd Kulik/New York Resident;:14]
[SUPER=141-Rudy Giuliani/New York Mayor;:20]
[RUNS=1:15]
[OUT Q=confidence of the people up.]

((At ground zero the slow process of reclamation continues. So too, is the rest of the city beginning to return to their previous lives. Local residents were allowed to move back into their once ash-covered neighborhood.

SOT: Todd Kulik, resident

"It will bring back a sense of normalcy to get back into my apartment"
TRACK: That's exactly what the Mayor wants his city to do.

SOT: Rudy Giuliani, Mayor 055712

"We want it to be a normal day and we want everyone to come in to the city, and everyone in their own way has to find a way to get back to normal." :10
TRACK: American flags are being raised back to full staff to mark the end of the mourning period.
At Camp David, President Bush has lifted the economic sanctions on Pakistan and pledged 40 million dollars in aid for their support in the war against terrorism.
Mr Bush also signed into law - fifteen BILLION dollars to bail out the airline industry suffering as individuals and businesses cancel travel plans - collateral damage from the bombing of the World Trade Center.
Former President Clinton, too, is doing his part to raise morale.

SOT: Clinton (060030)

I'm quite confident that the airlines are safe for travel again and that New York is safe for visitors. Anything that you in the media can do to get that message out across America is important because we don't want the economic problems to get any worse and we've got to keep the confidence of the people up." :18))


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[Backstreet-Cafe]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Morning]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Backstreet Cafe 1 year later]


Hundreds turned out last night to remember the victims of the Backstreet Cafe shooting.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


One year ago last night, Ronald Gay walked into this gay bar and shot seven people, killing one person Danny Overstreet.
A memorial service was held in front of the cafe last night at the exact time the shootings began.
The theme of this year's memorial service was "choosing not to forget."
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[SOT :29:34]
[IN Q=I miss Danny probably]

((ALAN BLANKENSHIP/CAFE MANAGER: I MISS DANNY PROBABLY AS MUCH AS ANYONE. THERE'S NOT A DAY THAT GOES BY THAT I DONT THINK OF HIM, HEAR HIS LAUGHTER, AND THAT JUST OVERWHELMING SMILE.))
[SUPER=01-Alan Blankenship/Cafe Manager]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=overwhelming smile]
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[VO-NAT]


The service ended with a candle light vigil.
Earlier in the day, organizers held another service at Highland Park where some of the victims spoke.
Many continue to call for hate crime legislation that includes sexual orientation.
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[Redistricting]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-29 TC-1:53:42]
[GRAPHIC=Redistricting]

Upcoming house elections WILL follow the Republicans new redistricting maps. A Salem judge DENIED an attemp by Democrats to hold the elections according to old district maps.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File]

Democrats sued the state over redistricting this year, claiming that the Republican-led General Assembly drew the lines to reduce the influence of minority voters. Judge Richard Pattisall says he is NOT convinced that the new lines need to be changed before November's election. Pattisall says he will consider the testimony of both sides to decide if any further action needs to be taken.
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[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[SS=None]

[BOTH MICS HOT] In 1997 - troops from our area were called overseas - and News 7 went along to see what life was like for our soliers -
[ANCHOR=Jacey]


Still to come on News 7 Sunday Morning -
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[VO-NAT]

We'll look back at the last time AREA National Guard troops were called to duty.

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

Virginia residents are no stranger to the affects of war. Just four years ago-- a National Guard unit from Danville traveled to Bosnia to serve as peace keepers. We sent Teresa Hamilton and a NEWS 7 videographer overseas to give us a glimpse into the lives of our troops and the people they were sent there to protect. Here's Jean Jadhon with a look back in this week's Virginia Newsreel.
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[IN Q=In early 1997]
[SUPER=141-Todd Gibbs/National Guardsman; :17]
[SUPER=141-Chris Wiles/ National Guardsman; :32]
[SUPER=141-Chris Bennett/ National Guardsman; :59]
[SUPER=141-Teresa Hamilton/Reporting 1997; 1:17]
[SUPER=141-Recardo Faulkner/National Guardsman; 1:24]
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[OUT Q=I'm Jean Jadhon]

(( In early 1997-- 46 members of Danville's National Guard unit learned they would be leaving their families and traveling thousands of miles to serve as peace keepers in a foreign country. We caught up with the men at Fort Pickett in Blackstone-- shortly before they left the U-S for Bosnia.
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[IN Q= IT DOESN'T ]

((LT. TODD GIBBS/NATIONAL GUARDSMAN: IT DOESN'T REALLY BOTHER ME AT ALL I FEEL LIKE I'M DOING SOMETHING THAT I'VE ALWAYS WANTED TO DO, THAT'S REPRESENTING THE U-S.))
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[out q=that's representing the U.S. ]

Once the men arrived-- they were immediately struck by the beauty of the landscape... as well as the poverty which surrounded them.
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[IN q= Until we actually]

((CHRIS WILES: UNTIL WE ACTUALLY GOT DOWN HERE AND SAW SOME OF THE DESTRUCTION THAT'S WHEN IT REALLY SET IN HOW BAD THINGS HAD BEEN DOWN HERE.))
[RUNS= 08]
[OUT Q= been down here.]

The men served as peace keepers and were immediately warned that their biggest danger wasn't so much the religious and ethnic tensions but land mines. Still-- the Danville unit knew they had a job to do and were committed to keeping Serbs, Muslims and Croats from returning to war.
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[sot]

((CHRIS BENNETT: A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE JUST STARTING TO MOVE BACK INTO THEIR HOMES, BACK INTO THE AREA, AND WE WANT TO MAKE THAT THINGS ARE GOING PEACEFULLY.))
[OUT Q= going peacefully.]
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The tour overseas also had it's positive points for the troops-- as they kept peace in the streets-- the men, along with troops from around the globe, also took time to reach out to the children.
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((AT TIMES THERE'S NO LIMIT TO WHAT THE SOLDIERS WILL DO. IN ONE INSTANCE, THE SWEDISH ACTUALLY ARRANGED TO HAVE TWO CONTAINER DONATED HERE SO THAT LOCALS COULD USE THEM AS HOUSES.))
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((RECARDO FAULKNER: IT WAS JUST UNBELIEVABLE. IT MAKES YOU REALLY SIT BACK AND BE THANKFUL FOR WHAT WE DO HAVE IN AMERICA.)) ((CHRIS WILES: SOMETIMES YOU THING THINGS BACK HOME ARE BAD BUT IT REALLY DOESN'T COMPARE TO HOW BAD IT IS HERE SOMETIMES.))
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[OUT Q- HERE SOMETIMES.] The 46 Danville National Guardsmen would spend approximately six months overseas but would carry home memories that would last a life time-- something that a new group of soldiers-- headed to the Middle East, will soon understand. For Virginia Newsreel, I'm Jean Jadhon. ))


[Patriotism]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
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[1-SHOT JEN MB SET] The Star City is shining with pride in spite of the terrorism attacks. Here to talk with us about how Roanoke is dealing with the tragedy is Roanoke City's Public Information Officer Chirs Slone. [2-SHOT JEN/GUEST]
[SUPER=01-Chris Slone/Roanoke City Public Information Officer]


Welcome to News 7 Sunday Morning. Thanks for joining us today. Now tell me, what do you think about the way Roanokers are handling the situation?
We've got some video of the Roanoke Star..
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[VO-NAT in MB]

Now the one question that is on my mind is - why did the city council change their minds on changing the colors of the star?
At first the council said too much was involved - but only a few days later it was at work changing the bulbs . . . what made them change their switch?
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You have a personal connection to the Trade Center Attacks, correct?
Thanks again for joining us - It has been a pleasure to talk to you today. And News 7 Sunday Morning will be right back.


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[COMM # 3][Health-Check]



[ANCHOR=Jenn]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=Health Check]
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In this week's Health Check --
The story of a local man's battle with prostate cancer.
A new program at a local college hopes to help the pharmacist shortage.
Plus --we'll tell you why residents of a local nursing home will have to relocate.
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[IN Q=Carilion says it decide to]
[SUPER=01-Ed Murphy/Carilion CEO; :17]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Bill Lee/Blue Ridge Board Chairman; :38]
[SUPER=01-Don Peterson/Prostate Cancer Survivor; :57]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dennis Garvin/Lewis-Gale Clinic; 1:23]
[SUPER=01-Tim Schirm/Pharmacist; 1:37]
[SUPER=@Joy2; 1:45]
[RUNS=2:03]
[OUT Q=I'm Joy Sutton]

(([tape 01-51, 27:36]
Carilion says it decide to close Burrell Nursing Center because it was too small to run efficiently. Officials say Carilion was losing a million dollars a year because of it.
But the company vows to make sure all 87 of its residents find new housing.
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[SOT13:51]
[IN Q=We are committed to working]

((ED MURPHY/CARILION CEO:WE ARE COMMITTED TO WORKING FOR AS LONG AS IT TAKES WITH EACH RESIDENT AND EACH RESIDENTS FAMILY TO ENSURE THEIR NEEDS ARE MET WELL))
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[OUT Q=are met well]


Carilion plans to donate the building to Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare. This will allow that agency to consolidate its public mental health and substance abuse services.
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[SOT5:05]
[IN Q=I think wee need to be grateful today]

((REV. BILL LEE/BLUE RIDGE:I THINK WE NEED TO BE GRATEFUL TODAY THAT BURRELL IS SIMPLY TRANSITIONING FROM ONE PERSON TO ANOTHER BUT THE SPIRIT OF BURRELL SHALL CONTINUE TO LIVE ))
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[OUT Q=continue]

[tape 501-07, 42:12]
Also making medical headlines,
Don Peterson is a prostate cancer survivor. He says it was because of the PSA test --that the cancer was even detected -- because he had no warning signs.
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[SOT10:18:55]
[IN Q=The way Doctor Garvin explained it]

(( THE WAY DOCTOR GARVIN EXPLAINED IT I WAS ABOUT READY TO TURN LOSE A JUNKYARD DOG --MEANING THAT IT WAS GOING TO LEAVE MY PROSTATE GLAND AND GET INTO OTHER PARTS OF MY BODY))
[RUNS= 14]
[OUT Q=of my body]


Doctor Garvin a clinical urologist at Lewis-Gale Clinic suggests men over the age of 40 take the prostate blood test yearly --especially African American men and those with a family history of the disease.
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[SOT10:37:19]
[IN Q=The majority of the patients that we see]

((THE MAJORITY OF THE PATIENTS THAT WE SEE THAT ARE CURABLE HAVE NO EARLY SIGNS AT ALL))
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[tape 501-09, 1:05:01]
In other health news,
Over the past seven years the number of prescriptions filled has nearly doubled -- and so has the shortage of pharmacists.
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[SOT17:29:42]
[IN Q=What we're seeing is more of a need to put]

((TIM SCHIRM/PHARMACIST:WHAT WE'RE SEEING IS MORE OF NEED TO PUT SOME OF THE BURDEN ON SOME PERSONNEL --SUCH AS PHARMACY TECH TO MAKE OUR JOB EASIER ))
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[OUT Q=our job easier]


A pharmacy technician is overseen by a pharmacist and generally handles the technical aspects of the job.
The increased need for these employees --is one reason the National College of Business and Technology is now offering a one year pharmacy technician program.
That's this weeks health check. I'm Joy Sutton.))



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Coming up ... Normalcy is somewhat being returned to New York as local residents are finally allowed back in their homes.
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AND .. Five firefighters killed in the attacks were remembered .. as several gathered to honor some of New York's fallen heroes.
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to hello]

[2-Terrorism]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Pakistan and India are welcoming Washington's latest move to shore up support for its war on terrorism.
Bush is lifting sanctions the U-S imposed on the two nations over their nuclear weapons program.
Reports say the Bush administration needs the help of both countries to capture suspected terrorist mastermind Osama bin Landen.
A spokeswoman for India's foreign ministry calls the move ``a welcome development.''
[DOUBLE BOXES= Jen/Newspath;]


Chris Lawrence has the latest from New York.
[LIVE= /FULL]
[SUPER=141-Chris Lawrence/Reporting]
[SUPER=145-New York, NY]

((ROLLCUE:...finally returned home.))
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[IN Q=At ground zero the slow]
[SUPER=143-New York, NY;:00]
[SUPER=141-Todd Kulik/New York Resident;:14]
[SUPER=141-Rudy Giuliani/New York Mayor;:20]
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[OUT Q=confidence of the people up.]

((At ground zero the slow process of reclamation continues. So too, is the rest of the city beginning to return to their previous lives. Local residents were allowed to move back into their once ash-covered neighborhood.

SOT: Todd Kulik, resident

"It will bring back a sense of normalcy to get back into my apartment"
TRACK: That's exactly what the Mayor wants his city to do.

SOT: Rudy Giuliani, Mayor 055712

"We want it to be a normal day and we want everyone to come in to the city, and everyone in their own way has to find a way to get back to normal." :10
TRACK: American flags are being raised back to full staff to mark the end of the mourning period.
At Camp David, President Bush has lifted the economic sanctions on Pakistan and pledged 40 million dollars in aid for their support in the war against terrorism.
Mr Bush also signed into law - fifteen BILLION dollars to bail out the airline industry suffering as individuals and businesses cancel travel plans - collateral damage from the bombing of the World Trade Center.
Former President Clinton, too, is doing his part to raise morale.

SOT: Clinton (060030)

I'm quite confident that the airlines are safe for travel again and that New York is safe for visitors. Anything that you in the media can do to get that message out across America is important because we don't want the economic problems to get any worse and we've got to keep the confidence of the people up." :18))


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[Firefighters]


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Friends and families remembered five New York City Firefighters yesterday lost in the Attack on America.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lindenhurst, NY]


Lieutenant Jeffrey (GEWja) Guja, Firefighter Joseph Angelini, Battalion Chief William McGovern, Battalion Chief Dennis Cross, and Firefighter Joseph Maloney were all killed September 11th when the World Trade Center collapsed.
The five heroes are among dozens of New York Firefighters who were killed in the attacks.
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Fire crews are still on the scene of a blaze that sent a Lynchburg woman to the hospital early this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
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The blaze broke out at 1718 Church Street around 6:30.
Fire crews say they could see flames in the air when they left their station a half mile away.
The house was engulfed in fire when the first crews arrived.. but they were able to pull one woman out before part of the building collapsed.
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[SOT 7:44:08]
[SUPER=01-Batt. Chief Walt Bailey/L'burg Fire Department]

((BATT. CHIEF WALT BAILEY/LYNCHBURG FIRE DEPT.: THE DOOR WAS KICKED IN, A RESCUE CREW WAS IMPLEMENTED, WITH THE AID OF THE THERMAL IMAGING CAMERA THEY LOCATED THE VICTIM WITHIN FOUR MINUTES AND GOT THE VICTIM OUT PRIOR TO HAVING TO DO AN EVACUATION OF THE BUILDING AND MAKE AN EXTERIOR ATTACK.))
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[OUT Q=an exterior attack.]
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The victim was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital where her condition is not known.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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[Fire-Fund]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-35 TC-1:23:08]
[GRAPHIC=America Responds]

These boots weren't JUST made for walking . . .
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=143-Roanoke]


More than a hundred firefighters used their boots to collect money at the Town Square Kroger in Roanoke.
The money will go to the fallen firefighters fund, set up to assist the families of firefighters who were lost in New York.
So far, area firefighters have raised nearly 200- thousand dollars in just the past week.
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[SOT 8:07:49]
[IN Q=The bank has had to]

((MARCI INGRAM/ROANOKE FIRE DEPT: THE BANK HAS HAD TO CALL IN EXTRA PERSONNEL TO HELP OUT. WE ACTUALLY SENT SOME OF THE WIVES TO HELP COUNT THIS MORNING. ITS BEEN UNBELIEVABLE IN THERE. I DON'T THINK THEY WERE PREPARED FOR THE AMOUNT OF MONEY THAT'S BEEN COMING IN.))
[SUPER=141-Marci Ingram/Roanoke Fire Department;]
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[OUT Q=thats been coming in]
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[VO-NAT]


The firefirghers will be back at again NEXT Saturday at Spartan's Square in Salem.
You can also make a donation at any area N-B-C Bank.
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[Walmart-Truck]


[ANCHOR=Jen]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-43 TC-45:54]
[GRAPHIC=America Responds]

Money isn't the only thing that's needed. . . supplies are a necessity as well.
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[SUPER=143-Roanoke]


An 18- foot truck is parked in front of the Walmart at Valley View Mall in Roanoke.
Employees are taking donations until Tuesday.
They're accepting clothes, medical supplies, hard hats, and cots for firefighters to sleep on.
The Salvation Army plans to pick up the truck and drive it to New York by the end of next week.
If you would like to make a donation, you can drop it off at the service desk in Walmart.
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[toss to Jacey at PS]
Volunteerism is catching on like wildfire.

With more on this sudden serge of patriotism we go now to Jacey Birch.[Volunteerism]


[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
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[Jacey 1-shot] America's recent tragedy has people donating time - among other things - to help others. But there are needs in this area that need more help and attention than they are recieving. [2-shot] Here to talk with us about that today is Ann Sprouse - coordinator of Volunteer Roanoke Valley, a division of the Council of Community Services.
[SUPER=07-Ann Sprouse]

Ann, thanks so much for joining us today. First, I want to ask you about what the need is like for volunteers in the area.
How does the number of volunteers stack up agains the need?
How do you feel about the ability and willingness of Roanoke residents to donate their time?
Now you have an event coming up that is part of a nationwide volunteerism campaign called "Make A Difference Day" - tell me a little about that.
How did this campaign get started?
What type of volunteers do you need for this project?
Thanks again for joining us today -
(XXXXXX)

[TAKE FS] And if you would like more information on volunteering in the area, you can call the Council of Community Services at (540) 985-0131 or visit them on the web at www.council of community services-dot-com.
(XXXXXXX)


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[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[SS=None]

[BOTH MICS HOT] Still to come on News 7 Saturday Morning - We'll introduce you to a man who tackling banking giants head-on
[ANCHOR=Jacey]

And - here she comes . . .
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[IN Q=nat sound whooo]
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America's newest representative is crowned . . . We'll have details on last night's pageant when we return . . . But first if you are traveling today........ [Jacey ad-lib the travel forecast -- WX PRO]
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Did you ever meet some one and now right away you were in the presence of someone special?
Well, I was at the bus station covering a story last week, and met a taxi driver who was wearing a coat and tie...

A little unusual, right? Well, wait until you how very out of the ordinary this cabbie really is...
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[SUPER=01-James Hill/Parker's Customer; 1:10]
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[OUT Q=care of you.]


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If you ever need to hail a cab in Roanoke, this is the guy you want.
His name is David Parker.
To him, you're not just a paying customer, you're also a friend.
[SOT]

[tc:00:07:08] ((DAVE PARKER: WHY DO THEY ASK ME THESE THINGS, WHEN I DON'T KNOW YOU AND YOU DON'T KNOW ME, I HELP THEM OUT WITH IT ALL I CAN.))
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All he can is right.
Just ask James Hill.
James is an epileptic and can't drive.
And Dave is just what the doctor ordered.
[SOT]

[tc:00:20:45] ((DAVE PARKER: HE HAS SEIZURES, DOCTORS APPOINTMENTS, MEDICATIONS. I HELP HIM WITH HIS FINANCES THAT HE HAS TO GET THINGS SQUARED AWAY WITH.))
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But it's more than just a ride to the doctor's office.
For three years it's been a trip to the pet store, where James's dog gets groomed every Thursday.
From there, the two head to lunch.
[SOT 03:49:16]
[IN Q=We tease each other]

((JAMES HILL: WE TEASE EACH OTHER AND WE PULL TRICKS ON EACH OTHER IF WE HAPPEN TO GO OUT TO EAT WE PULL TRICKS ON OUR WAITERS.))
[Runs= 10]


It's more than just fun and games.
You see, Dave needs James as much as James needs Dave.
They share a common bond ... both their wives were alcoholics.
James's wife is now in a nursing home.
Dave's wife left him after the couple lost two children to illness.
But Dave and James never left each other.
[SOT]

[TC:00:20:18] ((MOST PLACES WE GO EVERYBODY SEES US TOGETHER. ESPECIALLY WHEN HE'S SHOPPING. I'M THE ONLY ONE THEY SEE ME WITH SINCE HIS WIFE WENT INTO THE HOSPITAL.))
[RUNS= 10]


Dave used to taxi James's wife before she got sick. In fact, he's the one who drove her to the nursing home.
[SOT]

[TC:03:48:16] ((WITHOUT HIS HELP, I WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN ABLE TO DO IT. BECAUSE HE PICKED HER UP AND CARRIED HER THROUGH THE HOUSE FOR ME. HE DOES WORK AROUND THE HOUSE FOR ME.))
[RUNS= 13]


It is truly the ride of two lifetimes when you hear their stories.
James talks about his recent cameo in a low budget film... and Dave about his trials and tribulations as limo driver.
[SOT]

[TC:00:13:09] ((I'VE CARRIED OPERA WINERY. I SPENT THREE DAYS WITH HER. REBA MACINTIRE, CLINT BLACK, GUNS AND ROSES.))
[RUNS= 10]


To know them is to immediately like them.
Because neither one seems jaded by loss.
They are instead joined by it.
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[1-Shot Jen] It's a common practice in the financial world for large banks to swallow up smaller ones. That means the one you are banking with today - may not be the one you are with tomorrow. The idea of a Hometown bank has become a distant memory to most of us - But there are a few people trying to make it a reality once again. [2-Shot/Jen and Guest]
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One of those people is Larry Heaton. He and two associates are starting up their own bank in Franklin County. Larry, thanks for being here today. Now the question everyone is asking is - WHY start up a bank?
Obviously, you and your associates feel this operation has a good chance for survival, or else you wouldn't have invested your time and money. . . but don't you think it is somewhat risky in this current world of corporate giants?
Now you are selling stocks for the bank - tell us how that is going . . . what are the stock buying options?
Why are you requiring that each shareholder buy 100 shares? What if someone wants a smaller share?
What is the benefit of banking at a small bank like yours over a chain?
What made you decide on Franklin County?
Where abouts in Franklin County are you going to be located?
How do you go about starting your own bank?


Thanks so much for joining us today and good luck with your banking venture. Don't go away - News 7 Sunday Morning will be right back.
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The new Miss America was crowned last night... and she was nearly speechless.
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That was Miss Oregon Katie Harman.
She's the first Oregonian to win the pageant.
Harman is a 21-year-old college student studying bioethics.
Host Tony Danza eulogized those who lost their lives in the Attack on America.
He said the decision to go on with the pageant added "resolve to our nation's voice." (------------)