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[VO-NAT]
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[SUPER=@Marya1;]
[SUPER=@Jacey1;]

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning....... One American is killed in an explosion in Saudi Arabia . . .
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AND the Group of Seven nations combines efforts to strengthen the global economy and fight terrorism.

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

[Hello]


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[WRITER=jen]
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[Open]
Good morning, I'm Marya Jones.
[ANCHOR=Jacey 2-shot]


And I'm Jacey Birch.
[ANCHOR= Marya 2-shot]


It Sunday, October 7th. Welcome to News-7 Sunday Morning. There's lots of news and sports ahead, but first let's get a peek at the weather.
[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[WX PRO/FULL=]"WEATHER STORY"
(Jacey ad libs today's weather story)



[Saudi-Explosion]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
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[WRITER=mjo]
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An explosion in Saudi Arabia has killed two people, including an American, and wounded five others.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Khobar, Saudi Arabia;]


The White House says yesterday's blast on a busy shopping street in the city of Khobar appeared unrelated to the U-S terrorist attacks.
The remote-controlled bomb went off in an electronics store.
The nationality of the second person killed has NOT been confirmed.
The wounded include British and Philippine citizens.
The bombing is similar to a string of other explosions in the past year.
Saudi officials linked THOSE to a settling of scores between criminals.
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[G7-Summit]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
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[WRITER=mjo]
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The world's seven major industrial nations say they're targeting terror money.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


The Group of Seven nations pledged Saturday to work together to strengthen the global economy hit hard after the September 11th terrorist attacks.
In a joint statement, they pledged to vigoriously trace the financial networks of terrorist groups and the countries suspected of financing them.
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
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Representatives of the G-7 will meet again later this month to map out their plan.
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[National-Guard]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
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The Nation's airports - including Roanoke Regional and Lynchburg - will now have a military presence.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=143-Roanoke]


Armed National Guard Troops began providing security at nine airports here in Virginia yesterday.
They'll be posted at security screening checkpoints and other areas where ticketed passengers are allowed.
Passengers at Roanoke Regional Airport welcome the armed guards.
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[SOT 16:45:19; 16:48:12]
[IN Q=You feel safe]

((ANNE ROONEY/PASSENGER: YOU FEEL SAFE AND THERE REALLY MAKING IT SECURE SO TERRORISTS CAN'T GET THROUGH, I THINK ITS A GOOD IDEA.)) ((JACQUE VANCE/PASSENGER: ITS VERY SAD THAT IT HAS TO COME TO THIS BUT ITS ACCEPTANCE OF WHERE WE ARE IN TODAY'S WORLD AND WE JUST HAVE TO DEAL WITH IT.))
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[SUPER=141-Jacque Vance/Passenger; :09]
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[VO-NAT]


President Bush called up the Guard to help with airport security while the federal government develops a permanent security plan.
The tour of duty for these Guardsmen could last six months.
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[Debate]


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Gubernatorial candidates Mark Earley and Mark Warner are preparing to face off tonight here in Roanoke.
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[Take FS Pinnacle]
Your Hometown Station is hosting their second televised debate tonight beginning at 8 o'clock. This looks to be the candidates' final chance to be seen and heard statewide before election day.
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[Camp]


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No swinging required. . . An unusual golf event raised more than 15-hundred dollars yesterday for a couple of good causes.
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Camp Bethel in Botetourt County played host to its Heritage Day festival yesterday. 90 Brethren churches gathered for the annual fall event that generates money to support the camp year round. This year the sale of apple butter and crafts was supplemented by the sale of golf balls. 309 balls were sold for 5 dollars a piece. They were then numbered, mixed up and taken to the top of this fire truck from the Hollins station. The balls were then dropped all at once onto a makeshift green.
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14 hundred and forty dollars were raised for the camp, while the Hollins fire station received a 100- dollar gift.
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[WIPE TO SCORES!!!!!!!!][Tease#1]



[ANCHOR=Marya]
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[WRITER=jen]
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[BOTH MICS HOT] True elegance and sophistication are showcased for charity this weekend
[ANCHOR=Jacey]

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

We'll give you a peek at this years Home tour at Smith Mountain Lake.
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[Lotto]
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[United-Way]


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[JACEY ONE SHOT] The United Way is gearing up for this years Minority Leadership Enhancement Program. And here to talk with us about that today is Marion Vaughn-Howard with the United Way- Roanoke Valley.
[SUPER=07-Marion Vaughn-Howard]

Thanks so much for joining us this morning. First, tell me why you think this program is so important.
Now this is the tenth year for the Minority Leadership program - how successful has it been in the past?
What types of positions do some of the graduates now have in the community?
Do you think Roanoke is well diversified?
What do you think the Valley can do to improve its diversity?
What is the United Way's role in the program?
Why should people get involved?
Now the deadline has passed for applications - but are there any spots left for last minute students?
How much does it cost to participate?

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[TAKE FS] If you would like more information or to download an application, you can do so by visiting our website at wdbj7.com and click on the Webwatch logo.
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News 7 Sunday Morning will be right back.[SML-Homes]


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[****ANCHOR TAG ON PINNACLE******]

If you don't have the good fortune to have a sprawling lakefront home, this weekend is your chance to check one out.
10 families at Smith Mountain Lake have opened their homes to the public ... all in the name of charity.
The Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home Tour has been around for 10 years.
Since the first tour in 1991, it's raised nearly 1-point-5 MILLION dollars for local charities.
On Friday, I visited several homes with Event Coordinator, Marty Bowers.
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((MARTY BOWERS: THIS IS THE 11TH YEAR ...... ....RAISE MONEY FOR THE CHARITIES.))
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((MARYA JONES: YOU HAVE AN ARMY OF VOLUNTEERS ... ...DURING THE WEEKEND OF THE TOUR, IT TAKES BETWEEN 1400 AND 1500 VOLUNTEERS.))
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((MARYA JONES: WHAT DO YOU THINK IS THE APPEAL TO THE PEOPLE WHO COME TO TOUR THESE HOUSES?..... .....THINGS THEY WANT TO REPEAT, OR THINGS THEY FEEL LIKE THEY CAN WORK WITH.))
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[TAKE PINNACLE]
Today is the LAST day of the Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home Tour.
It runs from 10 to 5.
You can buy tickets for 20 dollars at any of the houses ... or pick them up at the Smith Mountain Lake Visitor's Center in Bridgewater Plaza.
Call 2- 9 -7 - TOUR for more information.
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On Tuesday, approximately 600 students from across Virginia will gather on the Virginia Tech campus for the 21-st annual Virginia Tech Agricultural Education Society/ F-F-A Leadership Conference. This morning-- we're joined by two folks who couldn't be more excited about traveling to the Tech campus where F-F-A was actually FOUNDED in 1925. Diane O'Malley is an advisor for the Franklin County F-F-A. We're also joined by Brian Franklin-- who's President of the Franklin County F-F-A Chapter. Thanks so much for being here.
[SUPER=01-Diane O'Malley/Franklin Co. FFA Advisor;]
[SUPER=01-Brian Franklin/Franklin Co. FFA Chapter President;]


Diane, there are 10- thousand F-F-A members in Virginia. What is it about F-F-A that makes it such a popular program at a time when we're seeing fewer farmers? Has the program had to change its approach to young people?
Brian, What do you hope to get out of Tuesday's conference?
Diane, why is Tuesday's conference so important?
Brian-- Why are you interested in F-F-A? And, do you plan to pursue a career in agriculture?
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Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning...... Two people are dead - including an American - after an explosion in Saudi Arabia -
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AND Some Radford University students are taking a new approach to learning history.
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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An American is confirmed dead in an explosion in Saudi Arabia that killed one other person and injured five.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Khobar, Saudi Arabia;]


The White House says yesterday's blast on a busy shopping street in the city of Khobar appeared unrelated to the U-S terrorist attacks.
The remote-controlled bomb went off in an electronics store.
The nationality of the second person killed has NOT been confirmed.
The wounded include British and Philippine citizens.
The bombing is similar to a string of other explosions in the past year.
Saudi officials linked THOSE to a settling of scores between criminals.
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[Radford-Cemetery]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
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[WRITER=jus]
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Some Radford University students gave an old, run-down landmark new life by taking a more active approach to learning history. Justin McLeod has the story.
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((((NAT SOUND OF STUDENT PICKING UP TRASH; 18:05:03))
At first glance, it appears these Radford University students are cleaning up a rundown field.
But take a closer look. (SHOT OF HEADSTONE)
You'll see it's a cemetery.
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[IN Q=I didn't realize]

((DEVON BARTOK/STUDENT: I DIDN'T REALIZE IT WAS IN THIS BAD OF SHAPE. I GOT HERE AND I REALLY DIDN'T KNOW WHERE TO START.))
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She's talking about the Mountain View Cemetery here in Radford.
It's been a burial place for blacks since the 1800's.
But over the years, it's been neglected.
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[IN Q=It was like a wilderness]

((CARLTON ENGLISH/RESTORATION TREASURER: IT WAS LIKE A WILDERNESS IN HERE. IT HAD GROWN UP, YOU COULD REALLY COULD NOT WALK OVER HERE.))
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So last April five area churches began a major restoration project.
Already, they've removed most of the overgrown trees on this six acre lot.
Now some Radford University students are pitching in to help.
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[IN Q=We just been cleaning]

((BEN TRENT/STUDENT: WE JUST BEEN CLEANING IT ALL UP AND GETTING ALL THE WEEDS OUT AND JUST TRYING TO MAKE THE PLACE LOOK A LOT BETTER.)) ((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: YEARS OF NEGLECT WILL TAKE MORE THAN FIVE YEARS TO FIX AND COST THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS. SO FAR, THEY'VE RAISED NEARLY 18-THOUSAND. AND THE FINAL PRICE TAG? NO ONE KNOWS FOR SURE.))
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The restoration group hopes to have the field cleared by the end of the year.
It's a job made easier by these Radford students who volunteer their time.
They do earn class credit.
But more importantly, they learn an important lesson.
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((LORI FERGUSON/STUDENT: I'M GETTING A LOT, IT MAKES FEEL BETTER AS A PERSON TO KNOW THAT I AM HELPING OUT WITH COMMUNITY SERVICE.))
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They along with other community members will continue their work to restore this important part of the city's black history.
Their work so far proves this is just the beginning for this final resting place.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Radford.))




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[BOTH MICS HOT]
Coming up - Baseball's Iron Man takes his last turn at bat . . .

[ANCHOR=Jacey]

And . .
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things were really hopping around Roanoke County yesterday - we'll explain later on News 7 Sunday Morning . . . 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]

[2-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
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In just two days-- hundreds of students from Virginia will gain valuable leadership skills. It's all part of the annual Virginia Tech Agricultural Education Society/ F-F-A Leadership Conference. It's an event-- taught by Agricultural Education majors at Virginia Tech and State F-F-A officers. This morning-- we're joined by one of those state officers. Mandy Lambert is secretary of the Virginia F-F-A Association. We're also joined by Diane O'Malley-- an advisor with the Franklin County F-F-A. Thanks so much to both of you.
[SUPER=01-Mandy Lambert/Virginia FFA Association Secretary;]
[SUPER=01-Diane O'Malley/Franklin Co. FFA Advisor;]


Let's start with you Mandy. What will you be teaching?
Mandy, I understand you're a college student. What type of career are you pursuing?
Is it unusual to have women involved in F-F-A?
Diane, have you seen an increase or decrease in the number of students involved in F-F-A on the high school level?
Best of luck to both of you at Tuesday's conference. Hope you enjoy a great crowd.
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[JACEY ONE SHOT-MB SET] [NEWS 7 SUNDAY MORNING IN MONITOR] Art is one way many people cope with tragedy . . and in light of the recent terrorist attacks, more and more are truning to the arts.
This week, the Lynchburg Fine Arts Center is hosting a workshop to help anyone who is interested in painting. [2-shot Jacey/guest]
[SUPER=01-Mona Williams/Lynchburg Fine Arts Center]

And here to tell us more about the workshop is Mona Williams. Welcome to News 7 Sunday Morning. I'm so glad you could join us today. Now, Alex Powers is conducting this workshop, and I know he travels nationwide teaching classes . . . how did you get him to come here to this area?
What type of paintings will he be specializing in?
What makes this sort of workshop so special?
What do you enjoy most about Powers work?
Tell us a little about the class.
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[take fs IN MONITOR; THEN BRING FS!!!!!] Alex Powers Workshop: Design and Personal Style October 8-12 Lynchburg Fine Arts Center $300 fee/$50 non-refundable deposit
(434) 846-8451
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[N7 SUN MORN IN MONITOR] Will there be a lot of personal attention given to students?
Well, thanks so much for joining us today and once again, classes are start tomorrow at 9 AM- and you can call the Lynchburg Fine Arts Center for more information.




[Ebert-Picks]


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And if you enjoy art more passively - you may want to take a look at this weekend's Ebert Picks.
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You can see Roger Ebert's and Richard Roeper's reviews today at Eleven here on Your Hometown Station.


[Cal]


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[WRITER=jen]
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Baltimore's Iron Man says good-bye to baseball . . .
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((IT'S NOT A BAD THING; I'M READY))
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The Orioles sent Cal Ripken into retirement in style last night. He received a standing ovation for flying out in the eighth inning - in what probably is his final at-bat for the O's.
The baseball legend is retiring after 21 years - playing in his three-thousand and first game - and he has strong feelings about his retirement.
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((JUST STANDING OUT THERE THINKING AND REFLECTING "THIS IS YOUR LAST TIME" . . . FEELINGS GET REALLY STRONG))
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Ripken went 0-for-three in his final game, a 5-to-1 Orioles loss to Boston.
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You'll never believe what had part of Roanoke County hopping yesterday -
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

Meet Hot Lips... He's an Australian wallaby kangaroo who said (guh-day) g'day to a petting zoo at the Green Valley Elementary Carnival yesterday after a cage malfunctioned. Searchers chased Hot Lips all the way to Ogden road and back, about a mile, before catching up to the kangaroo.
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[SOT 2:10:16]
[IN Q=We had a petting zoo...]
[SUPER=01-Donna Whichard/Green Valley Carnival Co-Chair;]

((DONNA WHICHARD/GREEN VALLEY CARNIVAL CO-CHAIR; WE HAD A PETTING ZOO, AND ONE OF THE WALLABIES GOT LOOSE, AND THE OWNERS OF THE PETTING ZOO LEFT, AND WE FOUND OUT THAT THE WALLABY WAS LOST, SO THIS CREW HERE, AND A FEW MORE, WE'VE BEEN LOOKING FOR THE WALLABY.))
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Animal control officers captured Hot Lips after hours on the run... or on the hop rather. Hot Lips is about 6 months old. She is owned by Buddy Staples, who operates a petting zoo in Floyd County. Staples says, thanks to hard work by all the searchers, Hot Lips is safe and happy at home.

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[ANCHOR=Marya 2-shot]
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[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=None]
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Just a reminder that you can catch the final televised debate between Mark Warner and Mark Earley tonight . . .
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[Take FS Pinnacle]
Your Hometown Station is hosting the debate tonight beginning at 8 o'clock. This looks to be the candidates' fina(+++++++) l chance to be seen and heard statewide before election day.