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[WRITER=jen]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]
[SUPER=@Joy1;]
[SUPER=@Brent1; ]

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning.......
Chaos breaks out when thousands of football fans clash with police in Blacksburg - we'll have a live report.
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And three children are attacked in their North Carolina home by a house guest. We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to Hello]

[B'burg-Disturbance]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=02-289 tc 51:24]
[GRAPHIC=Disorderly Fans]


About 20 people were arrested in Downtown Blacksburg just hours ago...as a night of pre-game partying gets out of control.
New River Valley Bureau Chief Myranda Stephens joins us live now with the details.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Joy/Myranda/Microwave;]


Joy, this afternoon's football game between Virginia Tech and Louisiana State University...
[LIVE=Myranda/FULL]
[SUPER=@Myranda1]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]


is probably one of the biggest and most anticipated games at Tech this season.
But, when you mix alcohol...with thousands of rival fans...the results can be dangerous. ((ROLLCUE:...))
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[SOT]
[IN Q=what started out]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/This Morning; :00]
[SUPER=01-Scott Bissett/Virginia Tech Student; 10]
[SUPER=01-Chris Sturgill/Virginia Tech Student; :17]
[SUPER=01-Bruce Bradbery/Blacksburg Police Department; :46]
[RUNS=1:16]
[OUT Q=real bad]

(( What started out as innocent rivalry between fans...ended in complete chaos.
[SOT 24:14]
[RUNS=:05]
(SCOTT BISSETT:IT'S INTENSE, IT'S JUST NUTS. I'VE NEVER SEEN SO MANY PEOPLE IN ONE PLACE AT ONE TIME.))
[SOT 25:20]
[RUNS=:08]

((CHRIS STURGILL/VA TECH STUDENT: THIS IS JUST MADNESS, I'VE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE THIS, JUST TONS OF PEOPLE OUT IN THE STREETS. ON TOP OF BUILDINGS, HANGING OUT OF WINDOWS DRIVING THROUGH CARS))
Blacksburg police say they responded to potential crowd problems around nine-thirty Saturday night, when large groups of fans from Virginia Tech and L-S-U were chanting at each other on opposite sides of Main Street.
By one-a-m...the department called everyone in their unit.
[SOT 28:08]
[RUNS=:04]

((LT. BRUCE BRADBERY/BLACKSBURG POLICE: WE CALLED OUT EVERYBODY THAT WE HAD, EVERY UNIFORMED POLICE OFFICER WE HAVE AND BROUGHT THEM IN))
Police were able to get the crowd under control about two hours later.
Between 15 and 25 people were arrested...on charges ranging from disorderly conduct to felony assault.
A few of the officers came ready in full riot gear, even though, they didn't need it.
Still, they say it's always best to take the right precautions.
[SOT 29:57]
[RUNS=:11]
(ONCE IT GETS STARTED YOU NEED TO MOVE IT, BECAUSE IF YOU DON'T MOVE IT, IF IT DOESN'T MOVE ITSELF AND YOU DON'T MOVE I

T, THEN IT'S GOING TO TURN INTO A VANDALISM INCIDENCE THEN YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE A LOT OF PEOPLE HURT AND HURT REAL BAD.))
[LIVE=Myranda /FULL]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]


And police say, fortunately, in this case, there were only a few reports of minor injuries and no reports of any damages to local businesses.
Now, as far as if this will affect the game this afternoon...
[DOUBLE BOXES= /Microwave;]


police say they don't think it should, but, will be prepared just in case they do have a repeat of this morning...Joy?

[Home-Invasion]


[ANCHOR=JOy]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


Three siblings were attacked in their North Carolina home early this morning by a family house guest.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Moore Co., NC]


Investigators say 22-year-old Justin Martin tried to kill the three children by slashing their throats.
Martin was spending the night at the family's home. Officials say Martin had been drinking earlier in the evening.


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[SOT5:24:23]
[IN Q=We're still investigating into why]

((WE'RE STILL INVESTIGATING INTO WHY HE DID IT. BUT HOPEFULLY WHEN TWO OF THE CHILDREN RECOVER MORE WE CAN GET MORE DETAILS))
[SUPER=01-Lane Carter/Moore Co. Chief Deputy]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=get more details]
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[VO-NAT]


The children are in guarded condition at a hospital in Moore County, North Carolina, which is about 3 hours south of Roanoke.
They are expected to recover.
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[ANCHOR=JOY]
[SS=NONE]


Martin has been charged with three counts of attempted murder and three counts of assault with a deadly weapon.


[1181-Guardrail]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-38 TC-5:53]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Improvements have been completed along Interstate 81 in hopes of keeping motorists safe during this busy holiday weekend. And as Justin McLeod tells us, one in particular may prevent some of the most fatal types of accidents.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Stephanie Turner/Motorist; :09]
[SUPER=@justin1; :29]
[SUPER=01-Jason Bond/VDOT Spokesperson; :59]
[SUPER=01-Steve Royall/Motorist; 1:12]
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[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Botetourt Co.]

((((NAT SOUND OF CARS FLYING BY ON TAPE 1 AT 29:54))
Anyone who has ever driven along Interstate 81 usually has the same complaint.
[SOT 35:15; TAPE 2]
[IN Q=It's definetely always crowded]

((STEPHANIE TURNER/MOTORIST: IT'S DEFINITELY ALWAYS VERY CROWDED, LOTS OF TRUCKS. IT'S DANGEROUS.))
[Runs= 05]
[OUT Q=it's dangerous]


A dangerous road that is forcing V-Dot to make improvements.
This summer, work crews have been replacing guardrails on I-81 in Pulaski and Botetourt County.
Compared to the old ones, these guardrails are more crash resistant and built to last longer.
[SOT 21:35:05; 29:10]
[IN Q=Another thing you'll notice]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: ANOTHER THING YOU'LL NOTICE ABOUT THESE NEW GUARDRAILS IS THAT THEY ARE DOUBLE SIDED. THAT'S TO PREVENT CROSSOVER ACCIDENTS WHICH CONTINUE TO BE A PROBLEM HERE ON I-81.))
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[OUT Q=here on I-81]

((NAT SOUND OF CARS DRIVING WITH GUARDRAIL IN THE SHOT))
The double sided guardrails are located in specific places where vehicles have been known to cross the median.
Crews have also installed new guardrails in areas that haven't had them in the past.
The total project is costing more than six million dollars.
V-Dot says it's money well spent.
[SOT 21:07:16]
[IN Q=No one really knows]

((JASON BOND/V-DOT SPOKESPERSON: NO ONE REALLY KNOWS HOW LONG IT'S GOING TO FUNDING BECOMES AVAILABLE TO WIDEN I-81 SO IN THE MEANTIME V-DOT HAS PROGRAMED SHORT TERM SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS FOR 81.))
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[OUT Q=improvements for 81]


They are improvements motorists say will help save lives.
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[IN Q=In case someone]

((STEVE ROYALL/MOTORIST: IN CASE SOMEONE FALLS ASLEEP AND TRIES TO FALL ASLEEP AND CROSS OVER INTO THE ON-COMING LANE SO IT'S GOOD FOR SOMETHING LIKE THAT BUT I HADN'T NOTICED I HADN'T PAID ANY ATTENTION, ONCE I GET ON THE ROAD I JUST DRIVE.))
[Runs =11]
[OUT Q=I just drive]


It is a drive that will soon seen even more safety improvements.
V-Dot plans to install new guardrails in Roanoke County and Montgomery County by next spring.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Botetourt County. ))

[Typhoon]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
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Severe weather hits South Korea... now several people are dead and dozens more are missing.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-South Korea]


Typhoon Rusa ripped through South Korea this weekend causing flooding and landslides. More than 5-thousand homes had to be evacuated and nearly 700-thousand homes were left without electricity.
At least 13 people have been killed and another 35 are missing.
Some areas were hit with as much as 35 inches of rain and 127 mile an hour winds.
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[Tease#1]



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

[BOTH MICS HOT] Several newspapers recently announced their decision to publish same-sex unions... and that resolve is sparking contraversy here in our area... we'll talk with people on both sides of the issue after the break...
[ANCHOR=Brent]

And a little later..
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We'll take "time off" to visit a pint-size aniamal farm that is super sized fun...
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[Break #1]



[Fantasyland-Animals]


[ANCHOR=Brent @ DESK]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#= TO #4 TC 28:42]
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[ANCHOR TAG!!!!!]
It's not your average barnyard fare, but one Bedford attraction is showing off its pint-sized critters. In this week's Time Off Shannon Young takes us to Fantasyland Animal Park.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=They are not your typical backyard pets.]
[SUPER=03-Bedford; :08]
[SUPER=01-Bob Pauley/Fantasyland Animal Park; :21]
[SUPER=@Shannon2; :26]
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[OUT Q=STD]

((They are not your typical backyard pets. But Bob Pauley's 23-acre slice of Bedford landscape is home to a host of animals, from zebra to deer to pot bellied pigs and a couple curious ostriches.
[SOT 43:59-44:06]
[IN Q=They have powerful kicks...]

((BOB PAULEY: THEY HAVE POWERFUL KICKS. THEY COULD KICK A FOOTBALL FROM HERE TO BEDFORD, NO PROBLEM.))
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[OUT Q=here to Bedford, no problem.]

You're invited to get acquainted. Some, like the goats, can't wait to make friends.
[SOT 52:44-52:48]
[IN Q=He's Billy the Kidd...]

((BOB PAULEY/FANTASYLAND ANIMAL PARK: HE'S BILLY THE KIDD. HE ONCE WAS A KIDD AND WE NAMED HIM BILLY.))
[RUNS= :04]
[OUT Q=and we named him Billy.]

But it's the center pen that draw the most attention. For 37-years Pauley, a former horse breeder, has been fascinated with miniatures.
[SOT 46:3-46:43]
[IN Q=It was a challenge to me to ...]

((BOB PAULEY: IT WAS A CHALLENGE TO ME TO BREED THE SMALLEST IN THE WORLD, WHICH I'VE DONE.))
[RUNS=: 05]
[OUT Q=which I've done.]

From 11-to 22-inches tall at birth to about two feet tall at full height, the horses weigh from 70 to 200-pounds. That's about a fifth the weight of a full size horse. They are Arabians, Appaloosas, Paints and Pintos, to name a few, and Pauley says all can expect a long, healthy life.


[SOT 58:08-58:22]
[IN Q=They live actually, for the most part..]

((BOB PAULEY: THEY LIVE ACTUALLY, FOR THE MOST PART, LONGER THAN BIG HORSES 'CAUSE THEY'RE NOT RIDDEN, DROVE HARD, WHATEVER YOU DO WITH BIG HORSES.))
[RUNS= :14]
[OUT Q=whatever you do with big horses.]

Fantasyland's fondness for smallness doesn't stop there. Take a gander at the giftshop.
[SOT 1:16:23-1:16:30]
[IN Q=This is a miniature stagecoach...]

((BOB PAULEY: THIS IS A MINIATURE STAGECOACH THAT WAS USED IN THE MONROE-MADDUX SHOCK COMMERCIAL.))
[RUNS= :07]
[OUT Q=Monroe-Maddux shock commercial.]
[SOT 1:16:37-1:16:49]
[IN Q=And this is an exact...]

((AND THIS IS AN EXACT DUPLICATE OF THE CONESTOGA WAGON IN THE SMITHSONIAN IN D.C. EXCEPT IT'S JUST A MINIATURE.))
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[OUT Q=except it's just a miniature.]

The little attractions appeal to little people. From mid-March to mid-November the park welcomes youngsters of all ages, especially those in school groups, youth groups, church groups and day care centers.
[SOT 41:49-41:54]
[IN Q=Well, I think it's quite educational...]

((BOB PAULEY: WELL, I THINK IT'S QUITE EDUCATIONAL, GETS KIDS AWAY FROM THE COMPUTER GAMES.))
[RUNS= :05]
[OUT Q=away from the computer games.]

... and back to nature. Shannon Young, News 7, Bedford.))

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[ANCHOR=BRENT]

[TAKE WDBJ7.COM FS] For more information about Fantasyland Animal Park log onto our website at wdbj7 dot com and click on News 7 Saturday and Sunday Morning. Stay with us - there's much more News 7 Sunday Morning coming up after the break.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning...... A dispute between thousands of football fans in Blacksburg got out of hand ... raising safety concerns about today's game. We'll have a live report coming up .
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And police question a 15-year-old in connection with a California wildfire....
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[Wildfires]


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


Police have detained a 15- year- old boy in connection with a California wildfire.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-El Dorado Hills, CA]


The fire has already charred 350-acres in El Dorado County, California and continues to burn.
At least one home has been destroyed and 30 others have been evacuated.
Police have questioned two boys in connection with the fire, only one is being held at this time.
Authorities say at least one of them was playing with matches when the fire broke out.
As of last night, the fire was only 10 percent contained.
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[11MDA-Firefighter]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-32 TC-1:25:32]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Area firefighters are giving charity the boot this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Roanoke City, Roanoke County, and Salem firefighters teamed up yesterday for the valley-wide "Fill the Boot" campaign.
They collected money at area Kroger stores to help raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association which is holding its annual telethon this weekend.
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[SOT 6:16:17]
[IN Q=The partnership with the MDA]

((DANNY IRVIN/ROANOKE CO. FIREFIGHTER: THE PARTNERSHIP WITH THE MDA AND THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS HAS BEEN GOING ON FOR TWENTY SOME YEARS. THE IF IS ACTUALLY THE LARGEST CONTRIBUTOR TO THE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION SO WE'RE HAPPY TO BE PART OF THAT AND HOPE TO GROW THIS PROGRAM BIGGER AND BIGGER AS THE YEARS COME.))
[SUPER=01-Danny Irvin/Roanoke Co. Firefighter;]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=as the years come]
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[VO-NAT]


Area firefighters raised several thousand dollars through the "Fill the Boot" campaign.
All proceeds raised will help M-D-A patients and their families in Southwest and Central Virginia.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-35 TC-17:49]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Volunteers and investigators in Henry County have been getting a much needed boost from the American Red Cross.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]

The Red Cross has been supplying food and drinks for those working the case and assisting in the search for nine year old Jennifer Short. Others in the community have also been helping out-- from supplying posters of Jennifer to distributing them around the area. Investigators from surrounding communities have also been assisting over the past two weeks.
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[SOT 02:27:09]
[IN Q=WE'VE RECEIVED ]
[SUPER=01-Kimmy Nester/Henry Co. Sheriff's Office;]

((WE'VE RECEIVED A MULTITUDE OF ASSISTANCE FROM VARIOUS AGENCIES AND LAW ENFORCEMENT SO THIS HAS JUST BEEN A POSITIVE RESPONSE BY THE COMMUNITY AND ALL OF OUR NEIGHBORS AROUND US.))
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[OUT Q=NEIGHBORS AROUND US.]
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[VO-NAT]

Investigators say there are no new leads to report in the search for Jennifer and whoever killed her parents.
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[11Tech-Plant]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-33 TC-44:14]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Hundreds are lining up this weekend over a big stink in Blacksburg.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg]


They are there to see this Indonesian native a (tie-TAN-um) Titanum flower which is now blooming at the Virginia Tech Biology Greenhouse.
Nicknamed the corpse flower, the plant produces a rotten fish like smell.
But that hasn't stopped the public's curiosity.
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[SOT 8:55:22]
[IN Q=It just overwhelms them]

((DEBBIE WILEY: IT JUST OVERWHELMS THEM THEY COVER THEIR NOSE OR THEY'LL KINDA CRINKLE UP AND GO UGH.))
[SUPER=01-Debbie Wiley/Greenhouse Coordinator;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=crinkle us and go ugh]
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[VO-NAT]


This is only the 20th time this plant has bloomed since it was first introduced to the U-S in 1937.
It will only bloom probably for another day or so.
You can see it for yourself at the Virginia Tech Greenhouse today from ten until two.
It is located down the road from Lane stadium.
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[Tease#2]



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

[BOTH MICS HOT] Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning... Meet a high school football star who is fighting one of his toughest battles off the field...
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Brent]

But first we'll meet a local man who's attempt at his crowning achievement turned into an amazing story of survival. But first if you are traveling today...
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[Comm #5]



[Profile-Open]


[ANCHOR=Brent]
[NEWSCAST=Sun-AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-37 12:30]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Profile]


Roanoke businessman Kevin McDonough (mc-DON-uh) has been fascinated with Mt. McKinley for twenty years. And in June he set out with fifteen other climbers to conquer the challenging peak, known as Denali (de-NAH-lee).
McDonough never made it to the summit, but as Joe Dashiell reports in this week's Virginia Profile, he returned from Alaska with a story of survival.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Finally back at work]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kevin McDonough/Mountain Climber; :31]
[SUPER=@Joe1; :43]
[RUNS=2:42]
[OUT Q=JD News 7 Roanoke]
(([IN Q=Finally back at work]

((FINALLY BACK AT WORK AND MOVING THE MAIL THROUGH.))
[RUNS= :03]
[OUT Q=and moving the mail through.]


The owner of Mail-It Plus is focusing on his business again, but earlier this summer it was the forbidding terrain of Mt. McKinley that had Kevin McDonough's attention.
In June, the veteran climber joined fifteen others for an expedition to the summit of Denali, the highest peak in North America. After hiking across tundra, and crossing the McKinley River, they climbed onto the Muldrow Glacier and Karstens Ridge on the way to establishing their high camp at 17- thousand three hundred feet.
[SOT]
[IN Q=We got there]

((WE GOT THERE ON JUNE 30TH MIDAFTERNOON OR SO, AND WE GOT CAMP SET UP AND THE STORM CAME IN THAT NIGHT AND WE JUST WERE ALL IN HIGH SPIRITS EXPECTING TO GO.))
[RUNS= :10]
[OUT Q=in high spirits expecting to go.]

[STAND-UP BRIDGE]
Those high spirits faded as the storm raged outside their tents for three days... The temperature fell to ten degress below zero. The wind reached 80 miles per hour.
At 7 o'clock on July 3rd, Kevin McDonough was cooking dinner in the vestibule of his tent, when the camp was hit by a crippling gust of wind. Two of the tents exploded, spilling the climbers and their gear into the snow.
[SOT]
[IN Q=I realized there was no way]

((I REALIZED THERE WAS NO WAY WITH THE GEAR THAT I CURRENTLY HAD ON THAT I COULD SURVIVE ANY LENGTH OF TIME OUT THERE. AND FOR THE MOMENT I REALIZED THERE MIGHT NOT BE A POSSIBILITY OF GETTING DOWN OFF THIS MOUNTAIN...)) ((BUT AS SOON AS I HEARD SOMEONE BEHIND ME AND I TURNED AROUND AND THERE WERE STILL TWO TENTS. OKAY I SAID THERE'S A POSSIBILITY.))
[RUNS= :18]
[OUT Q=there's a possibility.]


Four tents were down to two and despite a brief break on July fourth the storm continued... Despite constant shoveling a third tent was eventually engulfed by snow...
[SOT]
[IN Q=After we lost that third tent]

((AFTER WE LOST THAT THIRD TENT AND WE'RE TRYING TO SAVE THAT FOURTH TENT AND THE STORM WOULD NOT STOP, THE FEELING I MIGHT NOT MAKE IT BACK TO ROANOKE, OR SOMEBODY HERE MIGHT NOT MAKE IT BACK OFF THIS MOUNTAIN, BECAUSE WE'RE RUNNING OUT OF GEAR.))
[RUNS= :15]
[OUT Q=running out of gear.]


All of them did make it off the mountain... when the storm finally subsided enough to allow their descent... But it was on the long trip down that McDonough suffered frostbite on his toes and fingertips.
[SOT TIGHT SHOT OF FINGER 39:15]
[IN Q=This was the worst finger]

((THIS WAS THE WORST FINGER, THE THUMB, IT WAS COMPLETELY SWOLLEN, WHICH IT HAS PRETTY MUCH ALL GONE DOWN NOW.))
[RUNS= :05]
[OUT Q=much all gone down now.]



[SOT 54:43]
[IN Q=The weather was so perfect]

((THE WEATHER WAS SO PERFECT ON THE WAY UP, WE ALL, AND THIS WAS PROBABLY OUR DOWNFALL, WE ALL BEGAN TO GET OVERCONFIDENT THAT WE WERE JUST GOING TO WALK UP THIS MOUNTAIN AND MAKE IT AN EASY RUN. AND THE MOUNTAIN SAID NO TO US AT THAT HIGH CAMP.))
[RUNS= :14]
[OUT Q=at that high camp.]


Back home and back at work, McDonough is still nursing the toe he almost lost to frostbite. Despite the difficult challenges the climbers faced, he says he enjoyed the trip. And despite the concerns of family and friends says he hopes to return, to climb Denali one more time.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))
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[FFE-Glenvar]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=02-23 1:31:40]
[GRAPHIC=none]


One Glenvar fooball star has had his dose of trouble.. but he's also found ways to fight back and turn his life around. Oddly enough, it was a jail sentence that helped him get his life back on track... And Steve Mason has his story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=@steve1; :00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :20]
[SUPER=01-Robbie Musgrove/Glenvar Fullback & Defensive End; :36]
[SUPER=01-Bill Musgrove/Robbie's Father; 1:08]
[SUPER=01-Lee Johnson/Glenvar Head Football Coach; 2:06]
[RUNS=3:07]
[OUT Q=..SM, N7 Sports]
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((Next Thursday Robby Musgrove turns 18, but the Highlanders fullback and defensive end has already received the best birthday present he could ever have wanted. A second chance. How can a teenager overcome multiple school suspensions, drug and alcohol abuse and fighting? For Robby 10 days in jail was the wake up call. This was not a field trip or a first time tour, Robby had walked the halls of the Roanoke Valley Juvenile Detention center before. A life speeding down all the wrong paths ((i didn't care)) would dead end here. ((:)) From May 16th to the 26th, Robby spent his nights in a cell like this one. ((:)) His father Bill visited. He would not find the tough, angry young man he had grown to know. ((:)) ((:)) But those nights would represent the key turning point in a life that was about to change in many incredibly positive ways. ((:))
summer school was just the beginning. Robby was back on the football team after missing all of last season. He went to every team weightlifting session. ((i turned myself around)) His inner strength and drug screening motivated him to keep marijuana out of his system. He was clean, he was under house arrest and he was emerging as not only a two way starter for the Highlanders, but a leader in the locker room as well. ((:)) ((:))
Robby knows his road back is still a long one, he is still on probation, he will not graduate this year and will return to summer school, but his victories, his grit and determination on and off the field, so far are some of the best in Highlander history. ((:)) ((:)) ((:))
and he will spend his 18th birthday a little differently than in years past. ((:)) Steve Mason, News 7 Sports )) (---------------)