[Open-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Marya]

[NEWSCAST=Sun 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=@Marya1;]
[SUPER=@Jacey1;]

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning....... Roanoke Police are hoping one witness will be key in finding information about the city's latest murder.
(------------)

And a helicopter crash kills 10 top military personnel in Venezuela. we will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to Hello]

[Rke-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-20 TC-1:13:47]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]

A shooting at Towers Shopping Center is the focus of Roanoke City police's latest murder investigation. 20-year old Ronald Steven Clark of Blue Ridge was shot in the face and later died. As Justin McLeod tells us-- police are hoping one person in particular can help provide some useful information.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Friday Night; :00]
[SUPER=01-Lt. Bill Althoff/Roanoke Police Dept.; :16]
[SUPER=01-Shelly Alley/Roanoke Police Spokesperson.; :40]
[SUPER=@justin1; :53]
[RUNS=1:33]
[OUT Q=News 7, Roanoke.]

((((NAT SOUND OF THE SCENE))
It happened on a busy Friday night just as the sun was going down.
Police arrived to find a man shot in the face in the driver's seat of this white sedan.
It didn't take long for officers to realize this wasn't a suicide.
[SOT 11:29:19]
[IN Q=Normally, when one has]

((LT. BILL ALTHOFF/ROANOKE POLICE DEPT: NORMALLY WHEN ONE HAS A SUICIDE THE GUN IS VERY CLOSE AND IMMEDIATELY VISIBLE GUN SO THAT IS SUSPICIOUS.))
Police have yet to recover a weapon and several unanswered questions remain.
Was the car parked at the time of the shooting?
They're also trying to determine whether the shooter was in the car and whether the two argued.
Police are hoping more witnesses will provide those much needed answers.
[SOT 2:00:48]
[IN Q=It may be someone]

((SHELLY ALLEY/ROANOKE POLICE SPOKESPERSON: IT MAY BE SOMEONE WHO SAW SOMETHING AND DIDN'T THINK IT WAS THAT SIGNIFICANT AND DIDN'T GIVE US A STATEMENT BUT TO AS IT COULD BE VERY SIGNIFICANT SO EVEN IF SOMEONE IS OUT THERE AND THINKS "I MAY HAVE SAW THAT GUY BUT I DON'T KNOW IF I DID OR NOT WE STILL WOULD LIKE TO TALK TO THEM.))
[Runs= 12]
[OUT Q=talk to them]
[SOT 1:59:52]
[IN Q=Seconds after witnesses]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: SECONDS AFTER WITNESSES HEARD THE SHOTS THEY SAW SOMEONE WALKING AWAY FROM THE CAR WITH HIS ARMS CROSSED. WE'RE TOLD HE WAS WALKING TOWARDS THE MALL HEADING IN THE DIRECTION OF BRANDON AVENUE. NOW POLICE ARE NOT LABELING HIM A SUSPECT JUST SOMEONE THEY WANT TO TALK TO.))
[Runs= 14]
[OUT Q=want to talk to]


He is described as a black male with very short hair, a multi-color windbreaker and baggy blue jeans.
Police will only say he could be a potential witness.
[SOT 2:02:26]
[IN Q=We would like to]

((SHELLY ALLEY/ROANOKE POLICE DEPT.: WE WOULD LIKE TO TALK TO THIS INDIVIDUAL AND GET INFORMATION ABOUT WHAT WE MAY HAVE SEEN OR HEARD OR IF HE HAD ANY INVOLVEMENT IN THIS INCIDENT.))
[Runs= 06]
[OUT Q=in this incident]


And with so many people nearby police are hoping someone saw this individual and will provide other useful clues to help solve Roanoke's latest murder.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.))
(XXXXXXX)

[TAKE CRIMELINE FS] Anyone with information can call Crimeline at 344-8500.
(XXXXXXX)


[Former-King]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun a.m.]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


The British military says assassins posing as journalists could be trying to kill Afghanistan's former king.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kabul, Afghanistan;]


The former monarch, Mohammed Zaher Shah, is back in Afghanistan after 29 years in exile in Italy.
Yesterday, he toured his old palace with the new interim Afghan leader Hamid Karzai.
The former king's been surrounded by dozens of bodyguards.
Karzai hopes he will help build unity among the country's feuding warlords and ethnic groups.
Last year, a popular northern alliance leader was killed by two men posing as journalists.
(------------)


[Copter-Crash]


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


Venezuelan rescue teams are working at the site where a military helicopter crashed because of bad weather.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Caracas, Venezuela]

The aircraft was carrying top military officials when it went down in the heavily forested mountains just north of the capital . All on board were killed, including the country's new air force chief, who was appointed this week after a failed coup. The accident is expected to fuel conspiracy theories as the armed forces appear deeply split in the wake of the controversies over Venezuela's government.
(------------)


[Longwood]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-10 TC-46:00]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Nearly a year after fire devastated the campus of Longwood College, officials say they are almost ready to put the pieces back together.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Farmville/April 25, 2001;]

Last year's fire destroyed academic buildings and damaged four dorms at the school in Farmville. The fire was ruled an accident and rebuilding of the academic complex is expected to begin this summer, including reconstruction of the Rotunda that had been the centerpiece of the campus. Next week-- Governor Mark Warner will visit the school on the fire's anniversary to sign legislation making Longwood a university.
(------------)


[Rke-College]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-19 TC-6:28]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Alumni at Roanoke College are remembering a collegue who died in the September Eleventh attacks.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


The fraternity Sigma Chi dedicated a memorial garden in memory of Steve (Luh-MOHN-tay) Lamentia.
He is a 19-85 graduate of Roanoke College who died in the attacks on the World Trade Center last September.
He is survived by his wife who was at yesterday's ceremony and two small children.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:54:11]
[IN Q=He was a wonderful]
[SUPER=01-Todd Peters/Classmate;]

((TODD PETERS/CLASSMATE: HE WAS A WONDERFUL, JUST A WONDERFUL GUY WITH A GREAT SENSE OF HUMOR AND WE'RE ALL GOING TO MISS HIM.))
[Runs=07]
[OUT Q=to miss him]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Several of Steve's classmates spoke at the dedication -- including one who survived the 9-11 attacks.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:56:38]
[IN Q=Its hard to deal]
[SUPER=01-Bob Berger/September 11th Survivor; :]

((BOB BERGER/9-11 SURVIVOR: IT'S HARD TO DEAL WITH THINKING OF THESE GUYS AND ESPECIALLY MY CLOSE FRIENDS THAT DIDN'T MAKE IT OUT AND I OFTEN ASK MYSELF WHY AND JUST TRY TO, HOPEFULLY TIME WILL HEAL AND HOPEFULLY WE CAN MOVE ON.))
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=can move on]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The garden is located behind the Sigma Chi house on North Market Street.
Alumni have also set up a scholarship in Steven's name.
So far, they've raised more than ten thousand dollars.
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[Tease#1]



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

[BOTH MICS HOT] The music world is mourning the loss of one of it's own...
[ANCHOR=Jacey]


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

Another Seattle grunge star is found dead in his house. We'll have fans reaction a little later on news 7 Sunday Morning.
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[Lotto]
[Break #1]



[Bob-Lee]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


((Marya ad lib intro)) [Live on Desk]
WDBJ opened a new volume in its history this weekend.
Yesterday, we did our first three newscasts from News-7's brand new digital broadcast center, off of Hershberger Road here in Roanoke.
[SUPER=01-Carl Guffey/WDBJ-7 Director of Operations and Engineering]



Carl Guffey - our director of Operations and Engineering, is here this morning to answer some of those Frequently Asked Questions that we keep hearing from people about our move.
- So, what do you think about how the move went?
- When did it become clear that we couldn't remain at 2001 Colonial Avenue?
- What's going to happen to the old building?
- Where did the concept of this station come from?
[Marya toss to break] ((Marya toss to break))

[Layne-Staley]


[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[NEWSCAST=Sun. a.m.]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Music fans are mourning the death of Alice In Chains lead singer, Layne Staley.
The 34-year-old musician was found dead in his Seattle apartment Friday afternoon.
Michelle Millman has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=04-MTV; :00]
[SUPER=03-Seattle, WA; :20]
[SUPER=01-Bill Reid/KNDD-FM Disc Jockey; :48]
[SUPER=01-Michelle Millman/Reporting; 1:13]
[RUNS=1:50]
[OUT Q=M.M for CBS News.]



[1-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=morning sports]
[GRAPHIC=none]

In Sports, the Hillcats climb over the Avalanche ... And a Tech Star is the first player from the Commonwealth to be picked in the draft. Mike Stevens has those stories and more.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=3:02]
[OUT Q=later this morning]



[2Open-Heads]


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


[roll cold out of the open]

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

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning...... Roanoke city's latest murder has police looking for one witness they think may be key to the investigation.
(------------)

and one Roanoke organization has a taste for success.
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
(-------------)


[2-shot toss to hello]

[2-Rke-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-20 TC-1:13:47]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]

Roanoke police are looking for clues in Friday night's murder at Towers Shopping Center. 20-year old Ronald Steven Clark of Blue Ridge was shot in the face and later died. As Justin McLeod tells us-- police are hoping one person in particular can help provide some useful information.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Friday Night; :00]
[SUPER=01-Lt. Bill Althoff/Roanoke Police Dept.; :16]
[SUPER=01-Shelly Alley/Roanoke Police Spokesperson.; :40]
[SUPER=@justin1; :53]
[RUNS=1:33]
[OUT Q=News 7, Roanoke.]

((((NAT SOUND OF THE SCENE))
It happened on a busy Friday night just as the sun was going down.
Police arrived to find a man shot in the face in the driver's seat of this white sedan.
It didn't take long for officers to realize this wasn't a suicide.
[SOT 11:29:19]
[IN Q=Normally, when one has]

((LT. BILL ALTHOFF/ROANOKE POLICE DEPT: NORMALLY WHEN ONE HAS A SUICIDE THE GUN IS VERY CLOSE AND IMMEDIATELY VISIBLE GUN SO THAT IS SUSPICIOUS.))
Police have yet to recover a weapon and several unanswered questions remain.
Was the car parked at the time of the shooting?
They're also trying to determine whether the shooter was in the car and whether the two argued.
Police are hoping more witnesses will provide those much needed answers.
[SOT 2:00:48]
[IN Q=It may be someone]

((SHELLY ALLEY/ROANOKE POLICE SPOKESPERSON: IT MAY BE SOMEONE WHO SAW SOMETHING AND DIDN'T THINK IT WAS THAT SIGNIFICANT AND DIDN'T GIVE US A STATEMENT BUT TO AS IT COULD BE VERY SIGNIFICANT SO EVEN IF SOMEONE IS OUT THERE AND THINKS "I MAY HAVE SAW THAT GUY BUT I DON'T KNOW IF I DID OR NOT WE STILL WOULD LIKE TO TALK TO THEM.))
[Runs= 12]
[OUT Q=talk to them]
[SOT 1:59:52]
[IN Q=Seconds after witnesses]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: SECONDS AFTER WITNESSES HEARD THE SHOTS THEY SAW SOMEONE WALKING AWAY FROM THE CAR WITH HIS ARMS CROSSED. WE'RE TOLD HE WAS WALKING TOWARDS THE MALL HEADING IN THE DIRECTION OF BRANDON AVENUE. NOW POLICE ARE NOT LABELING HIM A SUSPECT JUST SOMEONE THEY WANT TO TALK TO.))
[Runs= 14]
[OUT Q=want to talk to]


He is described as a black male with very short hair, a multi-color windbreaker and baggy blue jeans.
Police will only say he could be a potential witness.
[SOT 2:02:26]
[IN Q=We would like to]

((SHELLY ALLEY/ROANOKE POLICE DEPT.: WE WOULD LIKE TO TALK TO THIS INDIVIDUAL AND GET INFORMATION ABOUT WHAT WE MAY HAVE SEEN OR HEARD OR IF HE HAD ANY INVOLVEMENT IN THIS INCIDENT.))
[Runs= 06]
[OUT Q=in this incident]


And with so many people nearby police are hoping someone saw this individual and will provide other useful clues to help solve Roanoke's latest murder.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.))

(XXXXXXX)

[TAKE CRIMELINE FS] Anyone with information can call Crimeline at 344-8500.
(XXXXXXX)


[Jackson-Scare]


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


Police in Chicago say bodyguards foiled an attempt to assassinate the Reverend Jessee Jackson.
It happened Saturday morning at Rainbow PUSH headquarters in the city's southside.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, Il]

Police say 25 year-old Willie Wallace walked into the building while Jackson was in the middleof his weekly PUSH forum broadcast. Witnesses say Wallace got up out of his pew near the back and walked down the aisle toward Jackson, who was on stage.
They say he reached into both pockets and took out two 22-caliber handguns. Bodyguards surrounded Wallace and detained him until police arrived.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=MARYA]
[SS=NONE]

Officials say the man claims he ws trying to make a statement on how accessible guns and drugs are. Wallace has been charged with two felony counts of unlawful use of a weapon.

[2-Copter-Crash]


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


Rescue workers are clearing the site of a military helicopter crash that killed 10 top Venezulean military officials.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Caracas, Venezuela]

The aircraft went down in the heavily forested mountains just north of the capital yesterday. All on board were killed, including the country's new air force chief, who was appointed this week after a failed coup. The accident is expected to fuel conspiracy theories, as the armed forces appear deeply split in the wake of the controversies over Venezuela's government.
(------------)


[2-Mid-East]


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


Israeli forces still surround Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's headquarters and just outside West Bank cities.


But they've continued to scale back a three-week campaign against Palestinian militants.
Mark Phillips has the latest.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The second battle]
[SUPER=03-Tel Aviv, Israel; :00]
[SUPER=01-William Burns/Asst. Secretary of State; :35]
[SUPER=01-Ziad Abu Zayyad/Palestinian Minister; 1:01]
[SUPER=01-Mark Sofer/Israeli Spokesman; 1:40]
[SUPER=01-Mark Phillips/Reporting; 1:55]
[RUNS=2:09]
[OUT Q=CBS News, Tel Aviv.]


[Cookbook]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-03 TC-1:32:41]
[GRAPHIC=none]


One area group believes it has found the recipe for success.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday]


The Junior League of the Roanoke Valley is holding a "Taste of the States" cookbook sale at the Tanglewood Mall this weekend.
The organization is a group of women who promote volunteerism as well as raise funds for charitable causes that improve the lives of area children.
Last year, the group raised more than 250-thousand dollars.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:19:42]
[IN Q=They submit grants]

((CAROLYN BULLINGTON/JUNIOR LEAGUE OF ROANOKE VALLEY: THEY SUBMIT GRANTS TO US AND WE FIND THOSE GRANTS SO OUR FUNDS THAT WE RAISE THROUGH OUR FUNDRAISERS SUCH AS "OH MY STARS" AND "STOCKED MARKET" REALLY GO TO DIVERT FUNDS TO THOSE AGENCIES.))
[SUPER=01-Carolyn Bullington/Junior League of Roanoke Valley]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=to those agencies]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Those agencies include the Rescue Mission and the Transitional Living Center.
Cookbooks will be on sale again today at the Old Davidson's location in Tanglewood Mall.
(------------)



[Tease#2]



[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[SS=None]

[BOTH MICS HOT] Many of us know people who name their cars... some even baby them a little...
[ANCHOR=Jacey]

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]

We'll show you a guy who gets his to talk back... and show some personality. But first if you are traveling today........ [Jacey ad-lib the travel forecast -- WX PRO]
(-------------)


[Jacey MIC hot] [ No 2-shot toss go straight to Travel Bump] [soft music under]

[Profile-Open]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun-AM]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-17 ]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A Franklin County man is making people all over the world feel like stars of a popular TV show.
Don Colie constructs replicas of KITT -- the car in the 1980s TV series "Knight Rider."
In this week's Virginia Profile, I got behind the wheel of Colie's highly recognizable custom car.
(////////SOT////////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=animation]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=stop animation]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[Knight-Rider]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun. a.m.]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#= 02-07 TC 1:12:33]
[GRAPHIC=wipe]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=NATS air hose]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Don Colie/Car Customizer; :11 QUICK!]
[SUPER=01-@Marya1; 1:09]
[RUNS=2:00]
[OUT Q=NATS of car out.]

((
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT ]

((NATS: AIR HOSE.))
[RUNS=:02]


Don Colie found his calling while just fiddling around in his basement.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:25:19 - :34]

((DON COLIE: I STARTED WITH A CAR, PULLED IT APART AND REBUILT IT FROM THE GROUND UP.))
[RUNS= :07]


What he created was a replica of KITT -- the Trans Am made popular in the 1980s TV show "Knight Rider."
And, as Colie soon found out, when some people saw his car ... THEY wanted one, too.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:27:26 - :41]

((DON COLIE: YOU GET BOMBARDED WITH QUESTIONS. IS THIS THE CAR FROM THE SHOW? DOES IT REALLY TURBO-BOOST? DOES IT TALK?))
[RUNS= :12]


Colie is now the owner of two converted Trans Ams.
And he does the same work for others ... so much that he's made a full-time job out of it.
He sells customized parts to Knight Rider fans from here to Japan ... customers who will pay from one-thousand to 35-thousand for his work.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:26:00 - :09]

((DON COLIE: WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF THE INTERNET .... MY CUSTOMER BASE IS WORLDWIDE. ))
[RUNS=: 09]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:46:09 - :22]

((MARYA JONES/NEWS-7: COLIE CAN EVEN MAKE THE TRANS AMS TALK ... BUT UNLIKE THE ONE ON TELEVISION, THIS ONE DOESN'T COME WHEN IT'S CALLED. I NEED YOU BUDDY. HELLO? ... (LOOKS AT CAR, SHRUGS).))
[RUNS= :13]


But the cars DO boast some other neat tricks.
Like the trademark scanning lights on the front ...
Inside, there's a detailed dash, with light up displays and TV monitors that Colie hooks up to cameras on the front and rear of the car.
A lot of painstaking detail for a man who claims he's not a Knight Rider fan.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:33:05 - :07]

((DON COLIE: PERSONALLY, I'M NOT FOND OF THE SHOW.))
[RUNS= :02]


And though the show went off the air 15 years ago, Colie is riding its popularity into a new century.
Marya Jones, News-7, Franklin County.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

((DON COLIE: NATS CAR ON ROAD???))
[RUNS= :02]))
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[GRAPHIC=none]
(++++++++++)

[take Webaddress FS]
Colie's company is called Advanced Designs and Automotive Technology.
To find out more, you can log onto our website at wdbj7.com and click on weekend Morning.
(+++++++++++++++)




[TWO SHOT TOSS TO BREAK][2-Bob-Lee]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


[Live on Desk]
Spring marks a new world of television for News-7 ... not only because we have a beautiful new facility, but also because we'll be fully digital ... offering high definition television to those who are ready to receive it.
[SUPER=01-Bob Lee/WDBJ-7 General Manager]


Our General Manager Bob Lee is joining us this morning to help usher in this new era.
- What is high definition television?
- What differences will digital TV bring for viewers?
- We'll be broadcasting on Channel 7 and a new digital channel 18 ... how will that work?
- What will happen when the TV becomes fully digital? Will we have to become News-18?
(+++++++++++)

[WEBADDRESS] You can find more information about HDTV on our website at wdbj7.com.
(++++++++++++)



[Kite-Festival]


[ANCHOR=Jacey]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-17 TC-25:59]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]

The skies were alive and full of color at one Roanoke Park this weekend.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Yesterday]


Thousands turned out for the fourth annual Green Hill Park Family Kite Festival.
This year's event featured hand made kites, demonstrations, and kite making.
Kroger donated free kite kits to the first five- hundred people. (------------) This year's festival attracted people from all over the state and as far away as Rhode Island.