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[WRITER=jen]
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Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning....... A woman in Georgia stumbled upon piles of corpses while walking her dog...
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And President Bush travels to Asia on a peacekeeping mission... we will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.


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[Corpses]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun. a.m.]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
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Investigators call it a horror movie come to life.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Noble, GA;]


More than 100 decomposing corpses were found stacked in storage sheds and scattered in the woods outside the Tri State Crematory in Walker County, Georgia.
Authorities arrested the operator, Brent Marsh, and charged him with taking payment for cremations he didn't perform.
Marsh says his incinerator is broken.
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[SOT 5:15:02 - :12]
[IN Q=We began]

((WE BEGAN LOCATING REMAINS THROUGHOUT THE WOODED AREA, SOME IN COFFINS, SOME IN CASKETS, SOME THROWN ON TOP OF THE GROUND.))
[SUPER=01-Steve Wilson/Walker Co. Sheriff;]
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[OUT Q=on the ground.]
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[VO-NAT]


Some had been there for as long as three years.
The discoveries began Friday, when a neighbor walking her dog saw a skull in the woods.
Officials say the number of bodies could be in the hundreds.
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[Missing-Girl]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
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[WRITER=mjo]
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It's been two weeks -- but the parents of a missing 7-year-old from California hold out hope she's alive.
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[VO-NAT]


Danielle van Dam was kidnapped from her home near San Diego.
[SUPER=03-San Diego, CA;]


Her mother and dozens of friends tied purple and pink ribbons on trees there as a reminder of the little girl.
Brenda van Dam says she hopes it will help people remember to keep an eye out for her daughter.
Meanwhile, the girl's father led search teams into the desert near Glamis, California, looking for the girl.
A neighbor has been questioned in the case, but no arrests have been made.
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[Danville-Death]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun. a.m.]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


Danville Police are investigating a murder.
It happened shortly after 2 this morning.
Police answered a call at 814 Clay Street and found a man lying face down.
He had a gunshot wound to the face.
Police say he still has not been identified.
If you have any information, you're asked to call Danville police.

[Birchfield-Obit]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=none]
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The first female president of National Business College has died. Frances Birchfield lost her battle with cancer yesterday at the age of 73. She became president of the college in 1975 - after spending her entire career there. Birchfield was also the first woman elected to the Business Education Research Association of America and was listed in "Who's Who in Great Personalities of the South."


[Afghanistan]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=War on Terrorism]


President Bush is kicking off a seven-day visit to Asia in Japan this morning.
He's talking to the Japanese government about making economic reforms.
He'll also visit South Korea and China.
As John Roberts reports, discussions on fighting terrorism will also top the agenda.
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[IN Q=It was just]
[SUPER=03-Elmendorf Air Force Base, AK; :00]
[SUPER=01-Adam Posen/Institute for International Economics; :55]
[SUPER=01-James Sasser/Former Ambassador to China; 1:25]
[SUPER=01-John Roberts/Reporting; 1:40]
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(( NARR 1: (Bush off AF-1) It was just a refueling stop, but long enough to attend a political fundraiser - (Nats - auditorium) and to rally the troops at Elmendorf Air Force base for what the President again reminded Americans will be a long war ahead

SOT: Bush


NARR 2: With the war on terrorism threatening to spread to Southeast Asia - shoring up support among allies in the region will be the CRITICAL FOCUS of President Bush's trip But there are OTHER ISSUES that threaten to steal center stage.

(Nats-Japan economy pix)

NARR 3: In Japan - mired in its 3rd recession in a decade and now facing a full-blown economic crisis - President Bush will voice support for Prime Minister Koizumi - who has been criticized for to make the drastic reforms necessary to resuscitate the world's second largest economy.

(Nats - Bush-Koizumi Camp David..)

NARR 4: But despite PUBLIC optimism for Koizumi's reform efforts - privately - the White House has serious doubts whether he'ss up to the job.

SOT: Adam Posen/Institute for International Economics

"Koizumi is now the Arafat of economic policy. It doesn't matter whether he cannot or he just will not do reform. If he doesn't get it done soon, he's irrelevant to US interests.."
NARR 5: (DMZ pix) US interests will be high on the agenda in Korea - where President Bush will visit some of the almost 40 thousand American troops who help separate the South from its belligerent neighbor to the North.
(Nats-protests)

Hanging over THAT trip - the President's declaration of the North as part of an 'Axis of Evil'.a pronouncement that has sparked protests in Seoul for complicating efforts at reconciliation with the North.

SOT: James Sasser/Former Ambassador to China

"We're simply throwing down the gauntlet once again to North Korea and I firmly believe our allies in Asia and the Chinese will see this as counterproductive.."
Stand Up Close: Next Thursday - the President touches down in Beijing - 30 years to the day that Richard Nixon opened Communist China to the west. That part of the trip will be much more about atmospherics - with lingering disagreements over issues like human rights taking a backseat to an emerging strategic partnership to fight terrorism. JR CBS News with the President at Elmendorf Air Force Base Alaska.))

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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=none]
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Legislative budget committees are set to unveil their blueprints for covering the 3-point-8 billion dollar funding shortfall tonight in Richmond.
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[take fs - Warner Proposal] Governor Warner already has proposed to have agencies make operating cuts of 3 percent this year, 7 percent in fiscal year 2003 and 8 percent the year after. [Hot change to Board 2] He also announced an additional 21-hundred staff cuts that included laying off 700 people.
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Virginia will also make use of about 467 (M) million dollars of the state's rainy day fund, and the car tax phaseout is frozen through 2004.


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[ANCHOR=Marya]
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A statewide burning ban is now officially in effect.
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You can no longer burn before 4 P.M. within 300 feet of a woodland, brush, or field containing dry grass.
The burning law is enforced every year from now until the end of April.
Virginia's Department of Forestry says the law works because the leading cause of fires continues to be debris burning.
Right now, the ground is so dry, it would take more than four inches of rain just to saturate the top soil.
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[Daytona-500]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Countdown to Daytona]


The Daytona 500 is set to roll at Noon today, and there will be no sidestepping the fact that for the first time in 23 years - Dale Earnhardt will not be in the 500 field. Manuel Gallegus has more -
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[IN Q=(nats) On the track..]
[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL; :06]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Gordon/NASCAR Driver; :16]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/Reporting; :25]
[SUPER=01-John Andretti/NASCAR Driver; :37]
[SUPER=01-Ryan Newman/NASCAR Driver; :56]
[SUPER=01-Richard Petty/7 Time NASCAR Champion; 1:15]
[SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt, Jr/NASCAR Driver; 1:26]
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((-FINE TUNING THE ENGINES. MEASURING THE SLICKS APPLYING THE DECALS THE FINISHING TOUCHES BY RACING CREWS FOR SUNDAYS DAYTONA 500.
WITH HIS GAME FACE ON, NASCAR CHAMPION JEFF GORDON IS READY.

-SOT-Jeff Gordon, NASCAR Driver

Question: hows it going into the race tomorrow? I tell you this team has got me pumped upthe crews got a great car..
-STAND-UP- BEFORE THE RACE, DRIVERS ARE FOCUSED ON ONE THING; WINNING. BUT IN THE BACK OF THEIR MINDS, IS LAST YEARS FATAL CRASH OF RACING LEGEND DALE EARNHARDT.
-QUICK NAT- JOHNS CHEERIOS CAR
NASCAR DRIVER JOHN ANDRETTI, NEPHEW OF RACER MARIO ANDRETTI, KNOWS RACING VICTORIES AND TRAGEDIES.

-SOT-JOHN ANDRETTI,


We miss em all, theyre all part of our family and dale was a big part of this family. Well miss him and remember him
FIRST TIME DAYTONA 500 QUALIFIER RYAN NEWMAN IS PART OF THE NEW GENERATION OF NASCAR. HE GREW UP WITH EARNHARDT

-SOT-RYAN NEWMAN, NASCAR DRIVER


I only got to race him onceit was honor to race with him. Its not a good feeling not having him around.
EARNHARDT DIED ON THE LAST LAP OF LAST YEARS DAYTONA 500REMINDERS OF HIM ARE EVERYWHERE AT THE TRACK.
THE UNDISPUTED KING OF NASCAR RICHARD PETTY, KNOWS THE SPORT WILL MOVE ON.
You gotta go on with it, I mean, he would and we will to.
A LOT OF FANS NOW FOLLOW DALE JUNIORWHO HAS DEALT WITH HIS DADS DEATH.
- DALE EARNHARDT JUNIOR, RACING I feel fine, Im not as concerned about it as most people are.
DALE JUNIOR, WHO HAS A GOOD SHOT ON SUNDAY, IS FOCUSING ON HIS OWN RACING FUTURE. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS DAYTONA BEACH..))

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[ANCHOR=MARYA]
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Now here's a look at the boards.

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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
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[BOTH MICS HOT] In the mid-1950's and 60's, integration was moving forward- but many people, including key politicians, were working to hold it back
[ANCHOR=Jacey]

Still to come on News 7 Sunday Morning.......
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We'll show you what extreme measures were taken to support segregation and how it eventually eased in southwest Virginia.
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[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[NEWSCAST=Sun-AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=Va Newsreel]
[GRAPHIC=Va. newsreel]


African-American History Month lasts only a few weeks - but memories of racial trials and tribulations live on year-round. Today, we are taking a look back at the struggles caused by segregation and how some Southwest Virginia localities worked to stop it while others strived to keep it alive.

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[Integration-Reel]


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[IN Q=In 1954, the U-S]
[SUPER=04-1954; :00]
[SUPER=07-Gov. Tom Stanley; :12]
[SUPER=01-Robert Whitehead/Nelson County; :34]
[SUPER=07-Gov. J. Lindsay Almond; 1:33]
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[OUT Q= That's Virginia Newsreel]

(( In 1954, the U-S Supreme Court handed down its decision requiring schools to integrate.
Governor Tom Stanley - a Henry County native did everything in his elected power to fight the new federal law.
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[IN Q=The General Assembly]
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(( NO PUBLIC ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN WHICH WHITE AND COLORED CHILDREN ARE MIXED AND TAUGHT SHALL BE ENTITLED TO OR RECEIVE ANY FUNDS FROM THE STATE TREASURY FOR THEIR OPERATION.))
[OUT Q=for their operation]


That law became known as the "Stanley Plan" and was adopted despite opposition from a handful of legislators like Robert Whitehead of Nelson County.
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[SOT - a246 4:56]
[IN Q=It amounts]
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((IT AMOUNTS TO A BACKDOOR ATTEMPT BY THE CUTTING OFF OF STATE MONEY TO ABOLISH THE PUBLIC FREE SCHOOLS OF VIRGINIA AND CONSTITUTES A DIRE THREAT TO THEIR VERY EXISTENCE.))
[OUT Q=very existance]

The plan did force some schools to close over time - but even so, localities like Floyd County were quietly desegregating.
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[SOT A 246 5:28]
[IN Q=The Kids, they]
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((THE KIDS, THEY WERE REAL NICE, YA KNOW THEY HELPED ME, YA KNOW TELL ME WHAT TO DO AND YOU KNOW DO CERTAIN THINGS AND WHERE TO GO; CERTAIN PLACES.. reporter:one or two were friendly to you and you feel you can call them friends now? WELL, I DON'T KNOW IF I CAN CALL THEM FRIENDS, BUT THEY WERE FRIENDLY.))
[OUT Q=they were friendly]

Communities like Prince Edward County, chose a different route... closing the doors to their PUBLIC schools while some whites pooled together their money and started a private school for WHITES ONLY - known as the Prince Edward Academy.
Governor Stanley's successor - J Lindsay Almond did not have a problem with this loophole. In fact, he began his term with an inaugural speech blasting the coupling of white and colored children.
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[IN Q=The agonizing]
[RUNS= 18 + Clapping!]

((THE AGONIZING STUDY I HAVE GIVEN THIS PROBLEM OVER THE PERIOD OF MANY MONTHS HAS PERSUADED ME THAT SO FAR AS A STATE SYSTEM FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION IS CONCERNED INTEGRATION ANYWHERE MEANS DESTRUCTION EVERYWHERE.))
[OUT Q=destruction everywhere]

The Virginia Supreme Court disagreed - ruling that the state was REQUIRED to support education for students of all races. But Prince Edward County remained defiant choosing to keep its doors locked rather admitting blacks.
It didn't reopen its public schools until ordered to do so by the U-S Supreme Court in 1964 - a decade after the court's first ruling on integration.
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((reporter: how long has it been since you have waited for a school bus? STUDENT: FOUR YEARS. have you been to school at all in that time? NO SIR. how does it feel to get back now? WELL, THE WAY I FEEL, I FEEL GREAT, I MEAN WHEN I WAS GOING TO SCHOOL I USED TO LOVE IT AND I STILL DO. I WANT TO GO TO SCHOOL VERY MUCH.))
[OUT Q=school very much]

[BUTT BUTT BUTT BUTT]
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((TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF AN OPPORTUNITY TONIGHT THAT HAS BEEN GONE FOR FOUR YEARS AND ONE THAT WE SINCERELY PRAY WILL NEVER AGAIN BE DENIED AN AMERICAN CHILD FINALLY, I THANK THEE LORD FOR MAKING IT POSSIBLE FOR ME TO CONTRIBUTE IN SOME SMALL WAY TO THE SUCCESS OF A PROJECT THAT WE HUMBLY PRAY WILL NOT FAIL AMEN.))
[OUT Q=not fail. Amen.]

The massive resistance soon eased - but discrimination hasn't been so easily smoothed over. [nats of pledge of allegiance] That's Virginia Newsreel.)) [Albums-Bump]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning...... Dozens of corpses are found piled in a shed and in the woods at a Georgia crematory...
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And the search continues for the missing California girl that disappeared from her house...
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to hello]

[2-Corpses]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A woman walking her dog in the woods makes a gruesome discovery Friday night in Walker County, Georgia.
Dozens of bodies and other human remains... found stacked up behind a local crematory... and investigators say the number could go up.
Mark Strassman has details.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=search teams]
[SUPER=03-Noble, GA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kris Sperry/Georgia Bureau of Investigation; :27]
[SUPER=01-Steve Wilson/Walker Co. Sheriff; :45]
[SUPER=01- Mark Strassman/Reporting; 1:34]
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((Search teams keep arriving at Tri State Crematory, where a neighbor's chance discovery of a skull in the woods has led to dozens and dozens of decomposing corpses.
The horror keeps worsening -- by mid-afternoon, the body count had climbed to at least ONE-HUNDRED.

(SOT) (Kris Sperry Georgia Bureau of Investigation)

"WE'VE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKKE THIS. OUR COLLEAGUES HAVE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE THIS. NEVER HOPE TO SEE ANYTHING LIKE THIS. VERY DISTURBING."
Overnight inside these sheds, investigators found sixty bodies intended for cremation, some shrouded, some still with hospital toe tags, all stacked like sacks of grain. Out in the woods, the grisly finds continued.

(SOT) (Sheriff Steve Wilson - Walker Co (GA.))

"WE BEGAN LOCATING REMAINS THROUGHOUT THE WOODED AREA, SOME IN COFFINS, SOME IN CASKETS, SOME THROWN ON TOP OF THE GROUND."
In custody now is Brent Marsh, son of the crematory's founder. He has told investigators his crematory was broken. But some corpses are days old, some YEARS.
Investigators went door to door hoping for answers, neighbors like Judy Davis had none, only disbelief.

(SOT)

"THEY'VE FOUND MORE THAN A HUNDRED BODIES." (WOMAN WALKS AWAY IN DISBELIEF)

(SOT) (Neighbor) "(PARAPHRASE) I FEEL SORRY FOR THESE FAMILIES WHO NOW

HAVE TO GO THROUGH ALL THIS ALL OVER AGAIN."
Searchers will now have to go over sixteen ACRES of woods on the crematorium's property -- and a POND.
The local coroner said, think of worst horror movie you've ever seen. Imagine that, he said, TEN times worse.

(STRASSMANN AS LIVE TAG)))




[Danville-Death]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun. a.m.]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


Danville Police are investigating a murder.
It happened shortly after 2 this morning.
Police answered a call at 814 Clay Street and found a man lying face down.
He had a gunshot wound to the face.
Police say he still has not been identified.
If you have any information, you're asked to call Danville police.

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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun. a.m.]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=War on Terrorism]


President Bush is now in the first country on his seven-day trip to Asia.
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[SUPER=03-Tokyo, Japan]


He and the First Lady arrived in Japan this morning.
Bush hopes to discuss economic reforms with the Japanese government.
He'll also visit South Korea and China.
[SUPER=03-Elmendorf AFB, Alaska;]


Yesterday, he made a stop in Alaska to talk to troops... giving them a preview of his message for Asian leaders.
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((We long for peace, but we understand that the terrorists must be brought to justice in order to achieve that peace.))
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[OUT Q=achieve that peace.]
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On Saturday in Afghanistan, British peacekeepers found themselves under fire.
Gunmen shot at their observation post. The soldiers are O-K... but one the gunmen was killed.
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[Osteo-School]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-11 TC-11:21]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A new medical school in Blacksburg is hoping to serve a critical need in our area. It's called the Via (Vy-uh) Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine -
And Justin McLeod tells us this one is teaching health care for the 21st century .
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[IN Q=Nat sound of groundbreaking]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dixie Tooke-Rawlins/V.P. & Dean of Academic Affairs; :06]
[SUPER=01-Charles Steger/Virginia Tech President; :31 (QUICK)]
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[SUPER=@justin1; :51]
[SUPER=01-Bill Anderson/Board Member; 1:18]
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((((NAT SOUND OF GROUNDBREAKING))
Construction on the new school of Osteopathic Medicine is officially underway.
[SOT 4:43:49]
[IN Q=Because we are new]

((DIXIE TOOKE-RAWLINS/V.P. AND DEAN OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS: BECAUSE WE ARE NEW WE REALLY HAVE WHAT WE CALL MEDICAL EDUCATION FOR THE 21ST CENTURY.))
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That education will be taught at the new Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
The 20 million dollar facility will be located in Virginia Tech's Corporate Research Center.
And although the school will be separate from Tech, the university will still play a big role.
[SOT 4:34:41]
[IN Q=We have an agreement]

((CHARLES STEGER/VIRGINIA TECH PRESIDENT: WE HAVE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE SCHOOL THAT THEY WILL PROVIDE FUNDING AND IN EXCHANGE SOME OF OUR FACULTY WILL TEACH A SERIES OF THE INTRODUCTORY COURSES.))
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[OUT Q=introductory courses]


There are only 19 osteopathic colleges in the country.
A similar school is located in the Greenbrier Valley.
Students who graduate practice internal medicine just like medical doctors.
But they can also perform spinal manipulations like chiropractors.
[SOT 4:50:06]
[IN Q=The school will help]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THE SCHOOL WILL HELP TRAIN DOCTORS FOR UNDERSERVED RURAL AREAS. HERE IN SOUTWEST VIRGINIA, IT IS ESTIMATED THE NUMBER OF DOCTORS RETIRING WILL REACH NEARLY THIRTY PERCENT IN THE NEXT DECADE. THAT IS PRETTY HIGH WHEN YOU CONSIDER THE NATIONAL LEVEL IS JUST THIRTEEN PERCENT.))
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((QUICK NAT SOUND FROM PODIUM))
Administrators believe this medical college will meet a critical need for generations.
After all, the students themselves will most likely come from those rural areas.
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[IN Q=I don't think anyone]

((BILL ANDERSON/BOARD MEMBER: I DON'T THINK ANYONE WOULD ARGUE WITH THE FACT A PERSON MOST LIKELY IS TO PRACTICE IN THE AREA WHERE THEY HAVE FAMILY, WHERE THEY HAVE FRIENDS, WHERE THEY HAVE RELATIVES, WHERE THEY HAVE GROWN UP. THEY ARE MORE LIKELY TO GO BACK AND PRACTICE THERE THEN SOME REMOTE AREA.))
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The school plans to open in August of 2003 with a class of 150 students.
The school will start taking applications this July.

Justin McLeod, News 7, Blacksburg.))[College-Privacy]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-02 TC-28:34]
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Nationwide - colleges are debating the issues surrounding a recent lawsuit.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg]


It centers around parental notification.
Colleges are having to balance a student's privacy rights against parents' desire to know if their child is in trouble.
The policy at Virginia Tech is to notify parents only if their child is in imminent danger or has several drug or alcohol infractions.
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((KELLY HANNA/VIRGINIA TECH STUDENT: I THINK IT'S A FINE IDEA BECAUSE I THINK THAT EVERYONE NEEDS A LITTLE HELP SOMETIMES AND IF I WAS HAVING PROBLEMS IN MY LIFE I THINK I WOULD WANT MY PARENTS TO BE INVOLVED.)) ((TYLER HENNESSEY/VIRGINIA TECH STUDENT: I'M AN ADULT BASICALLY. I'M 18. I AM MAKING MY OWN DECISIONS. I'M AWAY FROM HOME SO I THINK ITS MY CONCERNS, NOT MY PARENTS.))
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A Virginia Tech Spokesperson says the university uses its policy several times a week to notify parents, mainly for drug and alcohol violations.
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M.I.T is currently being sued by parents who say they should have been warned of their daughter's worsening mental health before she committed suicide in 2000.

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Officials at Covington's MeadWestvaco plant say there should NOT be any more layoffs related to its recent merger
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53 jobs at the Covington research center are being cut as a part of the re-organization. The mill's research center is being closed, while facilities in Ohio and Maryland are being expanded. Officials say the laid off workers could find jobs at those centers, and stay within the company.
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((TOM JEWELL/MEADWESTVACO SPOKESMAN; THE ORGANIZATION IS STILL BEING FLESHED OUT. WHAT WE EXPECT FOR THE EMPLOYEES THAT ARE HERE WITH RESEARCH IS THAT BY THE END OF MARCH THEY WILL KNOW WHAT THEIR JOB OPPORTUNITIES ARE OR HOW LONG THEIR JOBS WILL LAST. THE PLAN RIGHT NOW IS THAT THE FACILITY WOULD BE SHUT DOWN COMPLETELY BY JULY.))
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(MEED-westvaco) MeadWestvaco's Covington mill also announced last week it was cutting 100 jobs there through retirement and a hiring freeze.
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[BOTH MICS HOT] Radford University is reaching out to the community
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Still to come on News 7 Sunday Morning.......
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We'll tell you about some new services the school is offering that are worth talking about - But first if you are traveling today........ [Jacey ad-lib the travel forecast -- WX PRO]
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Radford University is adding new services to a growing clinic. The Radford Clinic started about a year ago offering speech and hearing services and now they're adding mental health counseling to the list. In this week's Virginia Profile, New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon introduces us to one of the women providing help to people who need it.
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((Nats TC 9:27:18 Anne Dornberg plays dual roles at Radford University. She's a professor and outreach coordinator in the university's social work program as well as part time counselor in Radford clinic.
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((ANNE DORNBERG/RU DEPT. OF SOCIAL WORK; MY AREAS OF EXPERTISE INCLUDE SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY PARENTING CONCERNS AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE I WORK WITH ADULTS SURVIVORS OF ADULT CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE.))
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Located in Waldron Hall, the University clinic is about a year old but the mental health services Dornberg helps provide just recently started.
As a licensed clinical social worker, she as well as nurse specialists and in some cases Radford students see clients.
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Dornberg says the clinic wants to reach those who are under or un-insured. And while they're providing services for the community, it's also providing valuable training for Radford's students.


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((WE HAVE A LOT OF STUDENTS MASTER'S STUDENTS AND UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN MENTAL HEALTH TYPE PROFESSIONS WHO WOULD BE ABLE TO SEE CLIENTS IN THE CLINIC OR OBSERVE FACULTY MEMBERS SEEING CLIENTS.))
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Dornberg says students counseling patients are closely monitored by faculty. People seeking treatment can call the clinic. Dornberg says if they can't meet your needs, you will be referred to someone who can. (------------------) Rachel Cannon, News 7, Radford.))