[Open-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Joy]

[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


[roll cold out of the open]


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

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning....... Israelis continue to put the pressure on Yasser Arafat...
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And a top Republican leader is accused of spying on the Governor... We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.


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[2-shot toss to Hello]

[Acosta]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The U-N Security council is demanding Israel to end its assault on the Palestinian Authority.
The council passed a resolution this morning ordering Israel to withdraw its troops and move to an immediate cease-fire.
As Jim Acosta reports Israeli soldiers have Yasser Arafat cornered in his West Bank headquarters.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Israeli troops]
[SUPER=03-Ramallah; 00]
[SUPER=01-Ariel Sharon/Israeli Prime Minister; :25]
[SUPER=01-Hanan Ashrawi/Palestinian Spokeswoman; :53]
[SUPER=01-Colin Powell/U. S. Secretary of State; 1:09]
[SUPER=01-Jim Acosta/Reporting; 1:21]
[RUNS=1:33]
[OUT Q=standard out]

((ISRAELI TROOPS ATTACKED YASAR ARAFAT'S RAMALLAH COMPOUND WITH THE FORCE OF A WRECKING BALL. TANKS AND HEAVY GUNFIRE RIPPED THROUGH THE WALLS OF ARAFAT'S HEADQUARTERS. INSIDE -- ISRAELI TROOPS SEIZED WEAPONS AND DETAINED ABOUT 60 PEOPLE. TRAPPED, THE PALESTIAN LEADER HUDDLED WITH HIS ADVISERS IN TWO BACK ROOMS. HIS ONLY LINK TO THE OUTSIDE WORLD -- A CELL PHONE. ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER, ARIEL SHARON, BRANDED ARAFAT AN ENEMY.

(SOT: ARIEL SHARON/ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER)

"We are going to fight against terrorists, their supporters, and those who instigate their most terrible acts of murder.
ISRAEL MAINTAINS IT'S NOT OUT TO KILL OR EVEN ARREST ARAFAT.

(NAT)


BUT THE MOVE COULD INCITE MORE VIOLENCE -- SUCH AS THE LATEST SUICIDE BOMBING THAT HAPPENED BEFORE THE ASSAULT ON ARAFAT. AN 18-YEAR OLD PALESTINIAN WOMAN WALKED INTO A JERUSALEM SUPERMARKET AND BLEW HERSELF UP -- KILLING TWO ISRAELIS.

(SOT: HANAN ASHRAWI, PALESTINIAN SPOKESWOMAN)

What happens is that you have individuals among the Palestinians who are driven to desperation and to seek revenge and who are reacting to this massive violence against the Palestinian people.
SECRETARY OF STATE, COLIN POWELL, CALLED ON CHAIRMAN ARAFAT TO DO MORE TO STOP THESE INDIVIDUAL ACTS OF TERROR.

(SOT: COLIN POWELL/SECRETARY OF STATE)

"Once again, terrorists have set back the vision of the Palestinian people for a state that would live in peace side by side with Israel."

(STANDUP)


ISRAEL SAYS TODAY'S OPERATION IS ONLY THE FIRST STAGE IN A LARGER ASSAULT ON WHAT IT CALLS A TERRORIST INFRASTRUCTURE. AND TO BACK THAT UP, ISRAEL IS CALLING UP THE LARGEST NUMBER OF RESERVISTS SINCE THE PERSIAN GULF WAR.
JIM ACOSTA, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))

[Mid-East]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


All the violence in the Middle East didn't stop Easter celebration at a church in Jerusalem.
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[VO-NAT5:03:08]
[SUPER=03-Jerusalem, Israel]


Pilgrims and priests gathered to pray on Easter Saturday. The celebrated the holiday against the backdrop of 18 months of violence in the middle east.
The prayer came a day after clashes erupted between Israeli forces and Muslim worshippers following Friday prayers at a mosque located near the Church.
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[Smyth-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=kgu]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


Two people are dead after an accident in Smyth County. State Police say three people were traveling south on Route 16 in the Sugar Grove area last night when their car hit the guardrail. The vehicle then hit a bridge and overturned- throwing all three from the car. 19- year- old Eric Lee Hall and 20- year- old Jason Lee Tuggle both of Marion were killed.
The third passenger is listed in good condition at the Bristol Regional Medical Center. Police say none of the passengers were wearing their seatbelts.

[Tire-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-07 TC54:56]
[GRAPHIC=Tire Fire]

The E-P-A is working on a way to smother the tire fire in Roanoke County ... Meanwhile the County has sweetened the search for arson suspects.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 16:20:05]
[IN Q=Roanoke County has]

((RICK BURCH/ROANOKE CO. FIRE & RESCUE CHIEF; ROANOKE COUNTY HAS AUTHORIZED A $10,000 REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO ANY ARREST AND CONVICTION OF THE PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR SETTING THIS FIRE.))
[SUPER=01-Rick Burch/Roanoke Co. Fire & Rescue Chief;]
[RUNS=:12 ]
[OUT Q=setting this fire.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

On top of the 10-grand from the county, the International Association of Arson Investigators kicked in FIVE thousand, bringing the potential reward to 15 thousand dollars. The E-P-A has employed a couple of contractors to figure out how to smother the fire and clean up the site. They intend to focus first on the one batch of tires that's producing most of the smoke. Some of it's underground.
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[Matricardi]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-11 TC32:33]
[GRAPHIC=None]


One Political analyst says it happens all the time, political parties spy on one another.
Larry Sabato calls it unethical and says it could also be illegal.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape]


Allegations have surfaced that the head of the Republican Party of Virginia may have eavesdropped on a Democratic conference call.
Ed (Mat-tree-card-ee)Matricardi is accused of listening in on two conference calls in which Democratic legislators, including Governor Warner, discussed strategy on the state redistricting case.
If the phone number and passcode for the conference call were obtained under false pretenses, authorities could file charges.
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[SOT 5:07]
[IN Q=If this is illegal]

((LARRY SABATO/UVA POLITICAL SCIENTIST PROFESSOR: IF THIS IS ILLEGAL THEN THE REPUBLICAN PARTY HAS TO TAKE CLEAR AND SWIFT ACTION AND THAT ACTION IS OBVIOUS. IF IT'S UNETHICAL THEY WILL HAVE TO TAKE ACTION AS WELL THOUGH IT WON'T HAVE TO BE SEVERE.))
[SUPER=01-Larry Sabato/UVa Political Science Professor;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=have to be severe]
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[VO-NAT]


(Mat-tree-card-ee) Matricardi had no comment yesterday, but his attorney did release a statement saying his client was cooperating fully and that he believes he will be vindicated.
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[Focus-Health]


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


[CARILION SPONSOR BOARD- 5124]

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[JOY ONE SHOT]
Several organ recipients from our area are gearing up to participate in an olympic-style athletic event. It's called the U..S Transplant Games.
Today we're joined by four members of the Virginia team. [JOY/GUEST TWO SHOT]
[SUPER=01-Joan Akers/Kidney Recipient]
[SUPER=01-Kevin Sheppard/Kidney Recipient]
[SUPER=01-Dwight Studebaker/Liver Recipient]
[SUPER=01-Lois Skeen/Heart Transplant]


1-WHAT ARE THE U-S TRANSPLANT GAMES, HOW MANY TEAMS INVOLVED

2-WHAT EVENTS WILL YOU BE COMPETING IN

3-WHY DID YOU WANT TO DO THIS EVENT

4-WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS TO PARTICIPATE



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[TAKE FS 9061] If you have any health topics you would like for us to discuss here on News 7 Saturday Morning, drop us a note at News 7, care of Focus on Health, PO Box 7, Roanoke, Virginia 24022-0007 or you can send me an e-mail at jsutton@wdbj7.com.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-06 TC1:03:04]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Lynchburg's 60-year old City Stadium is getting a five MILLION dollar face lift ... the problem is, fans won't be able to enjoy any of them THIS season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


About the only new improvement fans WILL notice is the stadium's lighting.. 350- thousand dollars has been spent installing lights that meet or exceed the minor league standards.
As for the rest of the upgrades, Hillcats management is asking fans to be patient.
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[SOT 13:37:16]
[IN Q=I think it]

((PAUL SUNWALL/LYNCHBURG HILLCATS GM: I THINK IT WILL BE LIKE A NEW RESTAURANT THAT OPENS IN TOWN.. EVERYBODY'S GOING TO WANT TO COME OUT AND CHECK US OUT AND HOPEFULLY WE'RE GOING TO PROVIDE THEM A GOOD SHOW AND A GOOD TIME AND A NICE ATMOSPHERE AND GOOD AMENITIES THAT THEY'LL WANT TO COME BACK AND BRING THEIR FAMILIES OUT HERE. AND CERTAINLY WE'RE A FAMILY-ORIENTED TYPE OF OUTDOOR ENTERTAINMENT THAT CATERS TO THE SMALLER CHILDREN.))
[SUPER=01-Paul Sunwall/Lynchburg Hillcats General Manager;]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=the smaller children.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Hillcats home opener is April 12th.
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[Calendar-Weekend]


[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


If you're still looking to fill your schedule this weekend, here's some ideas from the weekend calendar.
[Take full screen calendar board] [Chyron 7157]
[Diner TEASE]

[Diner-Tease]


[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[NEWSCAST=SAT AM]
[WRITER=bwa]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=none]


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[DinerOpen]


[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=bwa]
[TAPE#=Diner Open]
[GRAPHIC=Weekend Diner]

If you are looking for something sweet to fix for Easter, but are tired of the same old thing.. we have the perfect way to perk up your brownies in this week's Weekend Diner... Here's Brent Watts with the dish.
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[Weekend-Diner]


[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[NEWSCAST=Sat. AM]
[WRITER=bwa]
[TAPE#=WKND Diner #3]
[GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe]


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[sponsor] [straight to break]

[2Open-Heads]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


[roll cold out of the open]

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

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning...... Police hope reward money will track down the arsonist in the tire fire...
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And Israeli forces have Yasser Arafat backed into a corner...
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to hello]

[2-Acosta]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The U-N Security Council is calling on Israel to withdraw its troops from Ramallah and other Palestinian cities.
It passed a resolution this morning that also calls on the Palestinians to move to an immediate cease fire.
Jim Acosta has details.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Israeli troops]
[SUPER=03-Ramallah; 00]
[SUPER=01-Ariel Sharon/Israeli Prime Minister; :25]
[SUPER=01-Hanan Ashrawi/Palestinian Spokeswoman; :53]
[SUPER=01-Colin Powell/U. S. Secretary of State; 1:09]
[SUPER=01-Jim Acosta/Reporting; 1:21]
[RUNS=1:33]
[OUT Q=standard out]

((ISRAELI TROOPS ATTACKED YASAR ARAFAT'S RAMALLAH COMPOUND WITH THE FORCE OF A WRECKING BALL. TANKS AND HEAVY GUNFIRE RIPPED THROUGH THE WALLS OF ARAFAT'S HEADQUARTERS. INSIDE -- ISRAELI TROOPS SEIZED WEAPONS AND DETAINED ABOUT 60 PEOPLE. TRAPPED, THE PALESTIAN LEADER HUDDLED WITH HIS ADVISERS IN TWO BACK ROOMS. HIS ONLY LINK TO THE OUTSIDE WORLD -- A CELL PHONE. ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER, ARIEL SHARON, BRANDED ARAFAT AN ENEMY.

(SOT: ARIEL SHARON/ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER)

"We are going to fight against terrorists, their supporters, and those who instigate their most terrible acts of murder.
ISRAEL MAINTAINS IT'S NOT OUT TO KILL OR EVEN ARREST ARAFAT.

(NAT)


BUT THE MOVE COULD INCITE MORE VIOLENCE -- SUCH AS THE LATEST SUICIDE BOMBING THAT HAPPENED BEFORE THE ASSAULT ON ARAFAT. AN 18-YEAR OLD PALESTINIAN WOMAN WALKED INTO A JERUSALEM SUPERMARKET AND BLEW HERSELF UP -- KILLING TWO ISRAELIS.

(SOT: HANAN ASHRAWI, PALESTINIAN SPOKESWOMAN)

What happens is that you have individuals among the Palestinians who are driven to desperation and to seek revenge and who are reacting to this massive violence against the Palestinian people.
SECRETARY OF STATE, COLIN POWELL, CALLED ON CHAIRMAN ARAFAT TO DO MORE TO STOP THESE INDIVIDUAL ACTS OF TERROR.

(SOT: COLIN POWELL/SECRETARY OF STATE)

"Once again, terrorists have set back the vision of the Palestinian people for a state that would live in peace side by side with Israel."

(STANDUP)


ISRAEL SAYS OPERATION IS ONLY THE FIRST STAGE IN A LARGER ASSAULT ON WHAT IT CALLS A TERRORIST INFRASTRUCTURE. AND TO BACK THAT UP, ISRAEL IS CALLING UP THE LARGEST NUMBER OF RESERVISTS SINCE THE PERSIAN GULF WAR.
JIM ACOSTA, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))

[2-Mid-East]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Amid all the violence a Jerusalem church holds an Easter celebration.
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[VO-NAT5:03:08]
[SUPER=03-Jerusalem, Israel]


Pilgrims and priests gathered to pray on Easter Saturday. The celebrated the holiday against the backdrop of 18 months of violence in the middle east.
The prayer came a day after clashes erupted between Israeli forces and Muslim worshippers following Friday prayers at a mosque located near the Church.
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[2-Tire-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-07 TC54:56]
[GRAPHIC=Tire Fire]

The E-P-A has begun devising a strategy to smother the tire fire in Roanoke County. Meanwhile the County has sweetened the search for arson suspects.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 16:20:05]
[IN Q=Roanoke County has]

((RICK BURCH/ROANOKE CO. FIRE & RESCUE CHIEF; ROANOKE COUNTY HAS AUTHORIZED A $10,000 REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO ANY ARREST AND CONVICTION OF THE PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR SETTING THIS FIRE.))
[SUPER=01-Rick Burch/Roanoke Co. Fire & Rescue Chief;]
[RUNS=:12 ]
[OUT Q=setting this fire.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

On top of the 10-grand from the county, the International Association of Arson Investigators kicked in FIVE thousand, bringing the potential reward to 15- thousand dollars. The E-P-A has employed a couple of contractors to figure out how to smother the fire and clean up the site. They intend to focus first on the one batch of tires that's producing most of the smoke. Some of it's underground.
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[Hallis-Jamison]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-13 TC06:13]
[GRAPHIC=Hallis Jamison]

Roanoke's chief prosecutor announced that he will NOT seek new charges against an 82-year old man accused of shooting his teenage neighbor.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/February 26]

Although police ultimately found Hallis Jamison had three guns in his house, he had no phone and apparently felt trapped inside his home. Officers say two girls had been harassing the man.
When their cousin went to the door to warn Jamison the girls were trying to get his car keys, Jamison fired a single shot from his 30-30 rifle. 16-year old Charlotte Brown died the next day.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[SS=HOLD]

Commonwealth's Attorney Don Caldwell cited Jamison's age, the presence of unidentified intruders and his physical helplessness among the reasons for not seeking additional charges.
Charlotte Brown's mother told News 7 she is surprised by the decision but also said she feels sorry for Jamison.

[Neamo-Krug]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=01-61 TC1:32:13]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Both suspects in the killing of a convenience store worker are back in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Roanoke detectives flew in from Nebraska yesterday with 27-year-old Mark Lamont Neamo.
He's in the Roanoke city jail.
18-year-old Christopher Brian (Crew-g) Krug landed a few minutes later.
Authorities say Krug will be jailed in Roanoke COUNTY.
Both are being held without bond on abduction and firearms counts, in the shootings at the Stop-In on Hershberger Road.
The grand jury will consider additional charges on Monday.
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[Workman]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=02-08 TC55:28]
[GRAPHIC=Workman]


Friends of Keith Baily who were hoping to learn more about the case against the federal agent charged with his murder left the courthouse disappointed yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/February 23; :18]


D-E-A agent Timothy Workman made a brief appearance in Roanoke General District court.
He waived his scheduled preliminary hearing, and will let the case move on to the grand jury.
Workman is accused of shooting Bailey three times in the chest after a scuffle in a restaurant parking lot last month.
He remains free on bond.
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[Tease#2]



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

[BOTH MICS HOT]
An extraordinary woman is leaving her mark on her hometown..
[ANCHOR=Jacey]

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning - [LIVE SHOT OF GUEST] We'll introduce you to her and her project that brings African-American history to life in Franklin County. 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]

[Heritage]


[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A local woman has written a book highlighting the achievements of African Americans in Franklin County.
She says its her way of keeping history alive. [JOY ONE SHOT]
Joy Sutton has the story. The book is called, "Extraordinary People of Franklin County. [JOY/GUEST TWO SHOT]
[SUPER=07-Darlene Swain]


The book's author Darlene Swain joins us today to tell us more about the book
1-TELL US ABOUT THE BOOK --ABOUT SOME OF THE PEOPLE IN THE BOOK
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[TAKE FS 8706]
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2-WHY DID YOU WANT TO WRITE THE BOOK
3-HOW LONG DID IT TAKE TO PUT IT ALL TOGETHER
4-WHERE CAN PEOPLE GO TO GET THE BOOK

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((JOY AD LIB TOSS))

Now here's Jacey with another edition of weekend Diner[2-DinerOpen]


[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=bwa]
[TAPE#=Diner Open]
[GRAPHIC=Weekend Diner]

Well, the temperatures will soon be soaring and you may be looking for a smooth and tasty treat to keep cool. Brent Watts has just the thing this morning on our Weekend Diner.
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[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[NEWSCAST=Sat. AM]
[WRITER=bwa]
[TAPE#=WKND Diner #3]
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[ANCHOR=Jacey]

[Take FS Chyron 7153]
If you would like this recipe or any recipe you see on Weekend Diner - check out our web site at WDBJ-7-dot com - just click on the Weekend Diner Icon. Or - you can send us a self-addressed, stamped envelope to... Weekend Diner Care Of WDBJ7.....P.O. Box 7 Roanoke....Virginia 24022-0007. News 7 Saturday Morning will be right back.
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[Profile-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=Va Profile]
[GRAPHIC=none]

For the first time...Virginia Tech is among the top 25 schools in the nation with alumni serving in the peace corps.


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[VO-NAT :18]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Christopher Doherty is the service group's representative on the Tech campus. He says 35-alums are serving overseas...ranking them 21st in the country. Peace Corps volunteers commit for two-years and work in 78-countries. Doherty served for three years in Liberia and the Dominican Republic...
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[SOT 51:29:19]
[IN Q=there has]

((CHRISTOPHER DOHERTY/PEACE CORPS VT REP.; THERE IS SORT OF A NEW REBORN INTEREST NATIONALLY AND BECAUSE THE PRESIDENT HAS MENTIONED IT AND WANTS TO GROW THE PEACE CORPS BY TWO TIMES TWO FOLD IN THE NEXT FOUR OR FIVE YEARS.))
[SUPER=01-Christopher Doherty/Virginia Tech Peace Corps Representative;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=FOUR OR FIVE YEARS.]
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[VO-NAT]

Doherty says a majority of volunteers are female and between the ages of 22 and 26.
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[TAKE PROMO BOARD FS] His wife and children remind him about his own experience in the corps...we'll explain why tomorrow morning in our Virginia Profile. (------------)