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[ANCHOR=Joy]

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[WRITER=jen]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]
[SUPER=@Joy1;]
[SUPER=@Jacey1;]

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning....... A deadly bombing of a Pakistani church leaves two Americans dead...
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And troops in Afghanistan focus on the final phase-out of enemy forces... we will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.


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[2-shot toss to Hello]

[Church-Bombing]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Bombing]


An attack on a church in Pakistan leaves two Americans dead and 10 injured.
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[VO-NAT 5:01:00]
[SUPER=03-Islamabad, Pakistan]


Witness say two men threw grenades into the Protestant International Church in Islamabad. The church was packed with worshipers at the time attending Sunday service.
At least five people were killed and more than 40 injured in the attack.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I was over at the Embassy]

((I was over at the (American) Embassy; several of my colleagues are here... One I know is injured; I don't know about the others - they are not letting us in))
[SUPER=01-Cindy Irwin/American Citizen;]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=not letting us in]
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[VO-NAT]


The church was located near the U-S Embassy. Islamabad police are calling the bombing a "terrorist attack."
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[Pakistan-Security]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
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[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=NET]
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Karachi, Pakistan]


Meanwhile, Police in Pakistan have tightened security around the country for the start of a religious mourning period.
During this 10 day period there is usually increased tension between two sects.
Officials have already rounded up at least 56 activists in a new crackdown against rising sectarian strife.
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[Afghanistan]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=War on Terrorism]


American and Canadian troops are combing the mountains in Afghanistan in search of Taliban and al Qaida fighters.


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[VO-NAT5:33:40]
[SUPER=03-Near Gadez, Afghanistan]


The troops have been searching dozens of caves on a mountain known as "The Whale" near the Afghan town of Gardez.
Unused bombs, mortars, shells, and grenades are scattered everywhere making it difficult for the troops to conduct thorough searches, especially at night.
They have found several bodies -- 2 on a mountainside covered with prayer mates and two inside a cave that was blasted with American bombs.
The troops will soon be pulling out --but Operation Anaconda continues.
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[Toxic-Train]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Derailment]

A toxic chemical leaking from an overturned train in Atlanta has been contained.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA]


Officials say a 79-car freight train derailed yesterday and started releasing a chemical that is used to make nylon and can burn eyes, skin and lungs.
Emergency crews had to evacuate about 100-people from their houses... but they have since been allowed to return to their homes.
Three people were hospitalized .. but doctors expect of them to fully recover soon.
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[County-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-14 TC-02:58]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation]


Roanoke County Fire investigators think they know what caused a blaze that destroyed a home last week.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


More than fifty firefighters had to be called in to battle this house fire in the 28-hundred block of Timberview Drive Thursday night.
The fire is believed to have started in a storage room off the garage.
That is where a family member was working on a science fair project and had just finished painting.
Investigators believe a halogen lamp positioned too close to the flammable material set the project on fire.
The home is a total loss.
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[Redistricting]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-11 TC- 23:23]
[GRAPHIC=Redistricting]

The battle lines are becoming clearer between Virginia's Governor and Attorney General.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Democratic governor is at odds with Republican Attorney General Jerry Kilgore over a judge's ruling that overturned the state's redistricting plan.
Kilgore refused to meet with the governor Thursday to discuss the case.
At yesterday's annual Virginia Press Association meeting, the governor laid out his options.
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[SOT 17:05:28]
[IN Q=I'm going to be meeting]

((GOV. MARK WARNER: I'M GOING TO BE MEETING WITH LEGAL SCHOLARS THIS WEEKEND DISCUSSING THEIR VIEW OF THE CASE. I'LL BE DRAWING MY OWN CONCLUSIONS NOW, I WISH I WOULD HAVE HAD THE BENEFIT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S COUNSEL IN THIS MATTER AND THEN I'LL TAKE THE APPROPRIATE ACTION.))
[SUPER=@markwarner; :]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=the appriopate action]
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[VO-NAT]


Governor Warner says he'll decide sometime this week what action to take.
Warner maintains he has a say on whether to appeal the ruling to the Virginia Supreme Court.
The Attorney General disagrees saying it's his decision, not the governor's.
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[Ireland]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=St Paddy's Day]


Close to a half a million spectators attended an annual St. Patrick's day celebration in Dublin, Ireland.
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[VO-NAT5:36:04]
[SUPER=03-Dublin, Ireland]


A sensational fireworks display lit up the sky synchronized to music. It's just one part of Ireland's four day national celebration.
But one Irish official says the American's celebrate the holiday far better than people in Ireland.
He says it's a source of pride for the Irish that St. Patrick's day has become such a big deal.
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[Pats-Parade]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-13 TC-00:55]
[GRAPHIC=ST. Patrick's Day]

Roanokers are among the many Americans who love to be green for a day - and yesterday many sent a message to mother nature that nothing would rain on their parade.
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[SOT]
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[OUT Q=Nat sound of pagpipes]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Yesterday's rain ended just before Roanoke's annual Saint Patrick's Parade and (Kale-tick)Celtic Festival.
This year's event featured bagpipe music, dancers, kilts, and plenty of green as well as a lot of red, white, and blue.
The parade's theme was a patriotic one as a way to honor those who keep us free and safe.
Despite the weather, several thousand people came out for this year's parade.
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[Tease#1]



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

[BOTH MICS HOT]
Still to come on our newscast - Parts of Roanoke are getting a major facelift.. but are the residents ready for the effects?
[ANCHOR=Jacey]

And
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[VO-NAT]

We'll show you one great way to get ready to swing into spring... don't go away - News 7 Sunday Morning will be right back.
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[Lotto]
[Break #1]



[Rke-Parks]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-07 TC-40:13]
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[****ANCHOR TAG*****]

Millions of dollars are being spent on renovations in parts of Roanoke.. and almost every part of the city will be affected.
And as Justin McLeod tells us the project is no walk in the park.
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[SOT 20:31:18]
[IN Q=NAT SOUND OF KID ON MONKEY BARDS]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Candice Couser/Parent; :13]
[SUPER=01-Mary King/Parent; :35]
[SUPER=@justin1; :51]
[SUPER=01-Gary Henger/Parks & Recreation Department; 1:09]
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[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Roanoke]

((((NAT SOUND OF KID ON MONKEY BARS))
Whether your an adventurous kid, parent, or athlete, you notice something is different here at the parks in Roanoke.


They're getting a major shot in the arm. (SHOT OF PLAYING TENNIS; 20:30:19)
[SOT 17:18:19]
[IN Q=I've noticed that they]

((CANDICE COUSER/ROAONOKE RESIDENT: I'VE NOTICED THAT THEY HAVE STARTED TO DO A LOT OF CLEANUP WORK WITH THE PARKS EVEN PAINTING, PUTTING IN NEW PLAYGROUNDS, IT'S GREAT NOW.))
[Runs= 07]
[Out Q=it's great now]


It's a greatness that just about every park will see.
Some have newly treated grass. (59:40)
New lights (20:30:10) and trash cans are in place. (17:06:52)
A lot of the basketball and tennis courts have been resurfaced.
But the most welcome improvement appears to be the 18 new playgrounds. (20:29:00)
[SOT 17:17:03]
[IN Q=They're newer]

((MARY KING/ROANOKE RESIDENT: THEY'RE NEWER. THEY'RE BRIGHTER COLORS SO THE CHILDREN ENJOY THEM. THEY GOT A LOT MORE THINGS FOR THEM TO DO.))
[Runs= 05]
[OUT Q=for them to do]


And Parks and Rec still has a lot more to do.
Many of the bathrooms will either be upgraded or replaced.
Some like Preston Park will soon have a completely renovated ballfield with new lights and bleachers. (SHOTS OF BALLFIELD; 20:35:39)
[SOT 17:15:31]
[IN Q=Voters passed a 3.7 million]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: VOTERS PASSED A 3.7 MILLION DOLLAR BOND ISSUE FOUR YEARS AGO TO PAY FOR ALL THESE IMPROVEMENTS. SO FAR, THE CITY HAS SPENT NEARLY HALF THAT. AND ALTHOUGH THERE'S STILL A YEAR TO GO ON THE PROJECT, THE CITY BELIEVES IT WILL COME WELL WITHIN BUDGET.))
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[OUT Q=well within budget]

((NAT SOUND OF KIDS PLAYING))
Whatever the cost, city leaders say it's money well spent.
[SOT 58:51]
[IN Q=You got to spend money]

((GARY HEGNER/PARKS AND RECREATION DEPT.: YOU GOT TO SPEND MONEY TO BRING PEOPLE IN AND PEOPLE EXPECT TO HAVE GOOD AMENITIES AND A GOOD QUALITY OF LIFE AND IF WE DON'T HAVE THAT PEOPLE WILL LOOK ELSEWHERE TO LIVE.))
[Runs= 08]
[OUT Q=elswhere to live]


It's the pull (SHOT OF ON MONKEY BARS; 20:28:26) that could bring more people to Roanoke as the city continues to slide (SHOT OF SLIDES) into the 21st century.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.))
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
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With the improvements, Parks and Rec is hoping more civic groups will get involved to help keep the parks clean.
This is done through the city's adopt a park program. Stay with us - there is still much more to come on News 7 Sunday Morning.


[Brookside-Golf]


[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=Time Off]
[GRAPHIC=Time Off]

Beginners, pros and everyone in between can improve their golf game by teeing off at a Par-3. In this week's Time Off, Shannon Young takes us to Roanoke County for a day in the sun at Brookside.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Give me a hand, Jesus.]
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[SUPER=01-Jack Dillon/Golfer; :17 (QUICK)]
[SUPER=01-Milt Crandall/Brookside North Golf Course; :32]
[SUPER=01-Jim Bennett/Golfer; :44]
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((

[SOT 2:18:00-2:18:02]
[IN Q=Give me a hand...]

((JACK DILLON/GOLFER: GIVE ME A HAND, JESUS.)) [RUNS :02]
[OUT Q=a hand, Jesus.]

Jack Dillon may need a little help getting on the green, but he needs no assistance when it comes to choosing a course. He took up golf 17-years ago and now hones his skills almost daily at the Brookside Par 3.
[SOT 2:09:10-2:09:15]
[IN Q=About, I'd say, five days...]

((JACK DILLON/GOLFER: ABOUT, I'D SAY, FIVE DAYS A WEEK, FOUR OR FIVE TIMES A DAY.))
[RUNS= :05]
[OUT Q=or five times a day.]

You heard correctly. It's not unusual to find members, like Jack and his buddies, on the 9-hole course for up to 7-hours a day.
[SOT 2:06:03-2:06:13]
[IN Q=They eat, they snack, they rest...]

((MILT CRANDALL/BROOKSIDE PAR 3: THEY EAT, THEY SNACK, THEY REST, THEY PLAY. THEY MAY PLAY FOUR OR FIVE ROUNDS. BUT THEY'RE IN A VERY FRIENDLY, WHOLESOME ATMOSPHERE.))
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[OUT Q=friendly, wholesome atmosphere.]

[BUTT BUTT BUTT]
[SOT 2:10:18-2:10:26]
[IN Q=I like to play the par 3...]

((JIM BENNETT/GOLFER: I LIKE TO PLAY THE PAR THREE BECAUSE I'M GETTING OLDER AND IT'S EASY TO PLAY. MOST OF THE GUYS DOWN HERE ARE ABOUT MY AGE. IT'S WONDERFUL.))
[RUNS= :08]
[OUT Q=my age. It's wonderful.]

Crandall believes one of the reasons the course has so many regulars, members and otherwise, is because it's relatively short. If traffic's light, a group of four can play through in about 40-minutes. And that's without a cart.
[SOT 2:02:40-2:02:42]
[IN Q=At Brookside...]

((MILT CRANDALL/BROOKSIDE PAR 3: AT BROOKSIDE YOU HAVE TO WALK. (laughs)))
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[OUT Q=you have to walk (laughs).]

Jack and company like the exercise.
[SOT 2:09:44-2:09:50]
[IN Q=Anybody's been sitting on their couch...]

((JACK DILLON/GOLFER: ANYBODY'S BEEN SITTING ON THEIR COUCH SO LONG, GET UP AND DO SOMETHIN' LIKE THIS, FEEL SO MUCH BETTER AND LOSE WEIGHT, TOO.))
[RUNS= :07]
[OUT Q=lose weight, too.]

But Crandall says a par-3 is also good for perfecting your play.
[SOT 2:02:48-2:03:01]
[IN Q=It's very important to work...]

((MILT CRANDALL/BROOKSIDE PAR 3: IT'S VERY IMPORTANT TO WORK ON YOUR SHORT GAME, YOUR PUTTING, YOUR CHIPPING. ALOT OF GOLFERS WHO ARE VERY GOOD GOLFERS IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY COME HERE TO WORK ON THEIR SHORT GAME.))
[RUNS= :13]
[OUT Q=to work on their short game.]

And have been for quite some time. The course will celebrate its 40th anniversary next month. Crandall's considering holding a hole in one contest with the prize being a one year membership. If you need any pointers, talk to Jack...course champ with 22-aces. Maybe he doesn't need that help after all.
[SOT 2:09:23-2:09:30]
[IN Q=Ain't but two more good...]

((JACK DILLON/GOLFER: AIN'T BUT TWO MORE GOOD THINGS IN THIS WORLD TO DO BESIDES THIS. GO TO CHURCH AND BELIEVE IN JESUS CHRIST AND EAT.))
[RUNS= :07]
[OUT Q=Jesus Christ and eat.]

Shannon Young, News 7, Roanoke County.))

[S-WDBJ]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
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[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=MARCH MADNESS]

Don't forget that the Madness continues here on WDBJ-7 as the final pieces of the Sweet 16 puzzle will be filled-in with eight more games.
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[GO TO SUNDAY PINNACLE] Three of those will be right here on Your Hometown Station, and they are three good ones. The coverage begins at Noon and the Cincinnati-UCLA matchup tips-off at 12:10. Then at 2:30pm, it's the Big East against the ACC as U-Conn takes on N.C. State. And just before five this evening - Maryland hooks up with Wisconsin.
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[ANCHOR=JOY]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]

Mike Stevens will have highlights and scores from all the Madness tonight on News 7 at 11. Don't go away - News 7 Sunday Morning will be right back.

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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning...... Two Americans were killed after a Pakistani church service was bombed...
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And an avalanche killed two men who snowboarded out of bounds near Salt Lake City...
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to hello]

[Avalanche]


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


An avalanche killed two men near Salt Lake City.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salt Lake City, UT]

The men had been snowboarding in an "out-of-bounds" area that was marked as - EXTREMELY DANGEROUS - by a local ski resort.
Authorities don't know how the avalanche occurred, but the ski resort says it's one of the biggest they've ever seen. The victims were in a party of twelve. The other members of the party were able to use cell phones to call for help.


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[Tech-Park]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=02-06 TC-45:08]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Things are looking up for Roanoke County's Center for Research and Technology.
The Center landed its first tenant this week... and the board of supervisors hopes the site will fill-up quickly.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Novozymes Biologicals broke ground Thursday on a multi-million dollar building.
Supervisor Chairman Butch Church calls Novozymes a crucial anchor that will hopefully draw other high-tech companies to the park.
400 acres just off the Dixie Caverns exit of Interstate 81 was purchased by the county in 1999.
The county says the presence of Novozymes and the site's nearness to local colleges and the Interstate are selling points to other industry.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Coming from 81]

((BUTCH CHURCH/ROANOKE CO. SUPERVISOR: COMING FROM 81 YOU WILL LOOK AT THIS AS A GATEWAY TO TECHNOLOGY, NOT TO SAY THAT EVERY FIRM WILL END UP BEING TECHNOLOGY, BUT WE WANT TO START WITH A TECHNOLOGICAL FIRM AND GROW.))
[SUPER=01-Butch Church/Roanoke Co. Supervisor]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=firm and grow.]
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[VO-NAT]


Novozymes executives say they will design their building to fit in with the scenic landscape of the county.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[SS=None]

[BOTH MICS HOT] Still to come on News 7 Sunday Morning - Happily ever after, may not be that long for the darlings of NASCAR -
[ANCHOR=Jacey]

AND
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[VO-NAT]

Mill Mountain Zoo's biggest babies are nearly a year old.. but one thing is still missing.. can you name it? We'll let you know 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]


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[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=Va. Profile]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Profile]


It's been nearly a year since the Mill Mountain Zoo welcomed two new snow leopards into the world.
Each cub has their own distinct personality and facial features.
But as Justin McLeod discovered in this week's Virginia Profile, an imporant part of the cubs still remains a mystery.
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[Snow-Leopards]


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[TAPE#=VA Profile #5 tc 1:06:05]
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[wipe wipe wipe]

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[SOT 15:14:49]
[IN Q=Nat sound of kid saying "that could be the baby one"]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dave Wood/Mill Mountain Zoo; :14]
[SUPER=@justin1; 1:18]
[RUNS=2:03]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Roanoke]

((NAT SOUND OF KID TALKING; 15:14:49)) (( It's hard to tell who's who.
Just 10 months old, the snow leopard cubs are almost as big as their parents.
Only zoo officials can tell them apart.
[SOT 15:15:50]
[IN Q=Their markings in their]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THEIR MARKINGS IN THEIR FACE ARE LIKE FINGERPRINTS AND THE MORE YOU'RE AROUND THEM YOU DO NOTICE DIFFERENCES IN THEIR MARKINGS.))
[Runs= 05]
[OUT Q=in their markings]


And their personalities are quite different.
As you might imagine the male cub is just like his dad, more outgoing.
The female on the otherhand takes after mom.
[SOT 15:16:30]
[IN Q=We would put]

((DAVE WOOD/MILL MOUNTAIN ZOO: WE WOULD PUT TOYS IN FOR THEM TO PLAY WITH AND THE FEMALE WAS ALWAYS A LITTLE MORE RESERVED. SHE WOULD STAY BACK, WOULD NEED THE REASSURANCES OF MOM, STAY CLOSER TO MOM.))
[Runs= 09]
[OUT Q=closer to mom]


Mom and the rest of the gang have had an interesting year so far.
The cubs were very active and playful during the winter.
But when the first snowfall fell in January, the cubs had trouble living up to their name.
[SOT 15:21:16]
[IN Q=At first were]

((DAVE WOOD: AT FIRST THEY WERE HESITANT, THEY DIDN'T KNOW WHAT IT WAS AND OF COURSE WHEN THEY WALK THEY WOULD PICK UP THEIR FEET BECAUSE IT WASN'T SURE WHAT THIS WAS STICKING TO THEM.))
[Runs= 08]
[OUT Q=sticking to them]


And you'll see more changes as spring arrives.
The cubs will become more lazy because of the warmer temperatures.
They'll eventually weigh more than a hundred pounds and their tails can grow up to forty inches.
But the biggest change of all is still a month away, that comes on May 4th, their birthday.
[SOT 15:26:18]
[IN Q=The snow leopard cubs]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THE SNOW LEOPARD CUBS ARE ALMOST A YEAR OLD BUT THEY STILL DON'T HAVE ANY NAMES. THAT'S ABOUT TO CHANGE. CHANNEL 7 HAS TEAMED UP WITH AREA SCHOOLS TO COME UP WITH A LIST OF NAMES. THEY'LL SOON BE POSTED ON OUR WEBSITE AND YOU'LL BE ABLE TO VOTE ON WHAT THE CUBS SHOULD BE NAMED.))
[Runs= 14]
[OUT Q=should be named]

((NAT SOUND OF TRAIN GOING BY; 15:20:28))
The snow leopards are also making new friends.
Thousands of visitors have already seen the cubs.
The leopards also have new neighbors.
Two new red pandas arrived just this week and are located nearby.
[SOT ]
[IN Q=There's a lot of]

((DAVE WOOD: THERE'S A LOT OF INTERACTION. THEY NOTICE THE SNOW LEOPARDS WHEN THEIR PLAYING. THE SNOW LEOPARDS NOTICE THEM WHEN THEIR PLAYING.))
[Runs= 05]
[OUT Q=when their playing]


And you'll notice something too, with or without names, the snow leopards are still cute, cudly, and definetely the cats meow.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.))

[JACEY TOSS TO HER SPONSOR][Carvins-Cove]


[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-03 TC-44:12]
[GRAPHIC=Carvins Cove]


This weekend's rain may help Roanoke's main water supply.
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[VO-NAT; 12:5]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.]


Carvin's Cove is nearly 25 feet below the spillway and is dropping on average about a tenth of a foot a day.
But city officials are hopeful the rain and some earlier in the week will help slow down the problem.
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[SOT 19:19:05]
[IN Q=We got a rain]

((MIKE McEVOY/DIRECTOR OF UTILITIES: WE GOT A RAIN EVENT EARLIER IN THE WEEK AND THAT SATURATED THE GROUND, ACTUALLY WE NOTICED A FEW TENTH'S RISE IN THE COVE AND SO WE'RE HOPING TODAY'S EVENT WITH THE GROUND STILL BEING SATURATED AND COOLER WEATHER WILL ALLOW SOME MORE RUNOFF AND HELP FILL THE COVE UP.))
[SUPER=01-Mike McEvoy/Director of Utilities]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=the cove up]
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[VO-NAT]


Mandatory water restrictions will kick in once the cove reaches 26 feet below the spillway.
(MAC-uh-voy) McEvoy says that could come sometime in April if we don't get substantial rain soon.
The city plans to mail out a brochure this week showing residents how to conserve water.
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[Minnelli-Wedding]


[ANCHOR=Jacey 2-shot]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


It seemed more like a movie premier than a wedding...when Liza Minnelli tied the knot for the forth time yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY]

Minnelli married producer David Gest in New York City.
Michael Jackson was the best man. He introduced the couple last year during the television production of his 30th anniversary special. The bride and groom are expected to honeymoon in Thailand. (------------) Minnelli turns 56 on Tuesday.