[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=@Brent1;]

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning....... State budget cuts drive two local DMV branches out of commission...
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I'm Manuel Gallegus...]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q= sniper's latest victim.]
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[2-shot toss to Hello]
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.

[Sniper]


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


Authorities are trying to figure out whether a serial sniper has struck again.
This time, the shooting happened 90 miles south of Washington, D.C., in Ashland, Virginia.
A 37-year-old man was shot in the abdomen outside a restaurant last night.
He's in critical condition.
Investigators in Hanover County are treating this as a sniper case until they find out otherwise.
Police say no one saw the shooter.
Manuel Gallegus is in Rockville, Maryland, with the latest.
[LIVE= Newspath /FULL]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/Reporting;]
[SUPER=05-Rockville, MD]


((ROLLCUE:...))
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Ashland]
[SUPER=01-Rick Pleasants/Ashland Police Chief;]
[SUPER=01-Stuart Cook/Hanover Co. Sheriff's Department;]
[SUPER=01-Doug Goodmand/Hanover Co. Sheriff's Department;]
[SUPER=01-Charles Moose/Montgomery Co., MD Police Department;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=]

((Information: the uneasy quiet that had setttled around the washingon area since the last sniper attack-- was shattered Saturday night...when a man was gunned down at a Ponderosa Steak House in Ashland, Virginia. Now investigators must determine if he is the 12th victim of the sniper who began a string of shootings more than two weeks ago.

SOT: Rick Pleasants/Ashland Police Chief:

"Very unusual incident for this community, being shot from stealth position."
The 37 year-old victim was hit in the abdomen with a single bullet. Witnesses reported hearing a shot from a wooded area behind the restaurant but so far no one has been able to give a description of the shooter or a vehicle.

SOT: Col. Stuart Cook/Hanover County Sheriff's Office:

"His wife heard what she thought was a backfire from a car. The husband said he'd been shot and he went to his knees."
Police immediately blocked all roads in the area to seal off any escape routes, causing massive traffic jams stretching as far as the Maryland state line.

SOT: Lt. Doug Goodmand/Hanover County Sheriff's Office:

"Take it slow, painstaking exam of evidence. "
And while the Sniper Task force hunts for clues in Ashland, they're keeping quiet about a discovery that could be a break in the case. A shell casing was found on Friday in a white box truck returned to a Virginia rental agency. But after the police released false information from a phony eyewitness last week, they are reserving any further comments until at least Monday.

SOT: MOOSE

"We've recovered a truck, we've recovered a shell casing...can't say anything more."
Gallegus Close: Police will intensify hunt for evidence as daylight breaks. ))
[LIVE= Newspath/FULL]
[SUPER=05-Rockville, MD;]




[DOUBLE BOXES=Marya /Newspath;]




[Australia-Mourning]


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


A national day of mourning in Australia ... for more than 100 citizens who died in last weekend's deadly bombing in Bali.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sydney, Australia;]


Flags are flying at half-mast across the country.
Officials say 103 Australians died or are still missing after the bomb ripped through a nightclub on the resort island in Indonesia.
Nearly 200 people were killed during the blast -- many were members of an Australian Rugby club.
Across Australia, hundreds of people streamed to memorials to pay tribute to the victims and remember them with songs and a moment of silence.
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[11DMV-Local]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=02-33 TC-1:39:33]
[GRAPHIC=Budget Cuts]


Budget cuts at the state level will close down two local offices of the Department of Motor Vehicles.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;]

D-M-V branches in Rocky Mount and Bedford are two of twelve customer service centers to be closed. A spokesman for the D-M-V says the closures were based on several factors, including building leases and proximity to other offices. Statewide, more than 120 full-time employees, and 25 wage employees will be laid off as a result of the closings. The last day of operations for the offices will be Friday, November 15th.
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[Tease#1]



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

[BOTH MICS HOT]
Still to come on News 7 Sunday Morning....... we'll check in with one local organization that's setting the stage for dramatic performances...
[ANCHOR=Brent]

and
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[VO-NAT]

We'll take a little time off to visit an old school house that is now teaching visitors much more than just history.
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[Lotto]
[Break #1]



[Rescue-Mission]


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


Starting this Thursday, the Rescue Mission is teaming up with Stein Mart for a four-day event to benefit people who donate to the Rescue Mission.
It's called 'Trade In, Trade Up"... and here to tell us more about it is Lee Clark, of the Rescue Mission. Helping him out this morning is Susan Braden.
[SUPER=01-Lee Clark/Planned Giving Officer;]
[SUPER=01-Susan Braden/Director of Industry;]


- What's Trade In, Trade Up? - What will Rescue Mission do with the clothes? - What types of items do you need the most? - You did this event once before -- what was the result?
((This October 24 through October 27, bring your clean, gently-used clothing to Stein Mart, Tanglewood Mall during regular store hours. In exchange for each garment donated, you will receive a coupon worth 20% off any regular priced item at Stein Mart. You will also receive a tax receipt for your donations. All donations will be used to help support programs at The Rescue Mission. The Rescue Mission of Roanoke is a multi-specialty Christian Crisis Intervention Center with a 54-year legacy of meeting the needs of the area's homeless, hungry, chemically dependent and impoverished men, women and children. The Rescue Mission and Stein Mart first partnered together to do TRADE IN, TRADE UP in April 2002. During this 4-day event, over 1,600 items were donated. This was the largest response to-date for a TRADE IN, TRADE UP event at Stein Mart of Tanglewood Mall. ))

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[take pinnacle fs] and just a reminder, Trade In, Trade Up runs this Thursday thru Sunday - October 24th to 27th during regular business hours at the Tanglewood Stein Mart.
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Stay with us - there's still much more to come on News 7 Sunday Morning .
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[Sedalia-Center]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=TimeOff - :39:20]
[GRAPHIC=none]


On a remote stretch of highway in Bedford County sits an old school building that, after sitting dark for decades, is emerging into a bright future. In this week's Time Off we visit the Sedalia Center for the Cultural Arts.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.; :12]
[SUPER=01-Karen Dempsey/Sedalia Center; :57]
[SUPER=@Shannon2; 1:33]
[RUNS=1:41]
[OUT Q=everything they expected and more.]
(([SOT 14:37:35-14:37:45]
[IN Q=These are some of the musicians...]

((KAREN DEMPSEY/SEDALIA CENTER: THESE ARE SOME OF THE MUSICIANS, BLUES, CELTIC, BAGPIPES AND THIS IS THE MUSICIANS FROM THE MOVIE "TITANIC". THEY'RE COMING BACK AGAIN THIS YEAR.))
[RUNS= :10]
[OUT Q=coming back again this year.]

It sits along one of the prettiest stretches of road in the commonwealth but, unless you regularly travel Route 122, chances are, you don't even know Big Island's Sedalia Center exists.
[SOT 14:36:00-14:36:04]
[IN Q=People have told us...]

((KAREN DEMPSEY/SEDALIA CENTER: PEOPLE HAVE TOLD US WE'RE VIRGINIA'S BEST KEPT SECRET. BUT NOW WE WANT TO GET THE WORD OUT.))
[RUNS= :04]
[OUT Q=get the word out.]

The cultural arts center came into being almost 16 years ago when Big Island residents Bill and Annis McCabe bought a retired school building used during segregation.
[SOT 14:42:17-14:42:21]
[IN Q=It's real interesting...]

((HERB GLASER/CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD: IT'S REAL INTERESTING. SO MANY PEOPLE WHO COME HERE ACTUALLY WENT TO SCHOOL HERE.))
[RUNS=: 04]
[OUT Q=went to school here.]

The McCabe's had a dream that the Sedalia Center would not only provide entertainment, but become a place for people to learn and grow. Now the grounds are home to a memorial park called the Walk of Poems, an outdoor stage, roofed pavilion and any number of educational opportunities.
[SOT 14:33:53-14:34:00]
[IN Q=You can come here to learn how...]

((KAREN DEMPSEY: YOU CAN COME HERE TO LEAN HOW TO WEAVE A BASKET, THROW POTTERY, SCULPT. YOU CAN EVEN LEARN HOW TO WELD.))
[RUNS=: 07]
[OUT Q=learn how to weld.]

The Center also puts on eight festivals a year. Next weekend, October 26th, Karen Dempsey invites you to attend the party that is also a Sedalia Center fundraiser, the Chili Cookoff.
[SOT 14:35:00-14:35:11 - **UNDER VIDEO**]
[IN Q=Chili teams come in from all...]

((KAREN DEMPSEY: CHILI TEAMS COME IN FROM ALL OVER THE AREA... LIVE BLUEGRASS, BLUES AND ROCK AND ROLL.))
[RUNS=: 11]
[OUT Q=bluegrass, blues and rock and roll.]

[BUTT BUTT BUTT]
[SOT 14:38:58-14:39:02 - **ON CAMERA**]
[IN Q=They bring the RVs...]

((KAREN DEMPSEY: THEY BRING THE RVS, THEY WORK HARD AND THEY REALLY DO HAVE SOME REALLY GOOD CHILI.))
[RUNS= :04]
[OUT Q=have some really good chili.]

Dempsey hopes, once you get a taste of all it has to offer you'll see why the Sedalia Cneter's making its founders so proud.
[SOT 14:41:38-14:41:41]
[IN Q=It's turned into everything...]

((HERB GLASER: IT'S TURNED INTO EVERYTHING THEY EXPECTED AND MORE.))
[RUNS= :03]
[OUT Q=they expected and more.]

Shannon Young, News 7, Bedford County.))
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[TAKE 4472essC FS]
For information about the Chili Cook-off and other events at the Sedalia Center and volunteer opportunities log onto our website at wdbj7 dot com and click on News 7 Saturday and Sunday Morning.
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[Dumas ]


[ANCHOR=Brent]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=NONE]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


The Dumas Center for Artistic Development is getting ready to add a little flare to center stage this Halloween... Here to tell us more about a series of skits being performed for old hallows eve is Marshall McAden.

[SUPER=01-Marshal B. McAden/Artistic Director; ]


First - what kind of skits are being performed? Now, the performances actually started this past Friday and last night - how did they go? Who came up with the ideas? Are they origional works, or classics? When can people come out and see the performances?

[SUPER=16-October 24-26, 30-31/Performances;]



Coming up a little later in our newscast - we will give you a sneak peek of what you can expect at the Dumas Center's upcoming performances.
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[2-Shooting]


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


Authorities are trying to find out whether a 37-year-old Virginia man is the latest victim of a serial sniper.
This time, the shooting happened 90 miles south of Washington, D.C., in Ashland, Virginia.
The man was shot in the abdomen outside a restaurant last night.
He's in critical condition.
Investigators in Hanover County are treating this as a sniper case until they find out otherwise.
Police say no one saw the shooter.
Manuel Gallegus is in Rockville, Maryland, with the latest.
[LIVE= Newspath /FULL]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/Reporting;]
[SUPER=05-Rockville, MD]


((ROLLCUE:...))
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Ashland]
[SUPER=01-Rick Pleasants/Ashland Police Chief;]
[SUPER=01-Stuart Cook/Hanover Co. Sheriff's Department;]
[SUPER=01-Doug Goodmand/Hanover Co. Sheriff's Department;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=]

((Information: the uneasy quiet that had setttled around the washingon area since the last sniper attack-- was shattered Saturday night...when a man was gunned down at a Ponderosa Steak House in Ashland, Virginia. Now investigators must determine if he is the 12th victim of the sniper who began a string of shootings more than two weeks ago.

SOT: Rick Pleasants/Ashland Police Chief:

"Very unusual incident for this community, being shot from stealth position."
The 37 year-old victim was hit in the abdomen with a single bullet. Witnesses reported hearing a shot from a wooded area behind the restaurant but so far no one has been able to give a description of the shooter or a vehicle.

SOT: Col. Stuart Cook/Hanover County Sheriff's Office:

"His wife heard what she thought was a backfire from a car. The husband said he'd been shot and he went to his knees."
Police immediately blocked all roads in the area to seal off any escape routes, causing massive traffic jams stretching as far as the Maryland state line.

SOT: Lt. Doug Goodmand/Hanover County Sheriff's Office:

"Take it slow, painstaking exam of evidence. "
And while the Sniper Task force hunts for clues in Ashland, they're keeping quiet about a discovery that could be a break in the case. A shell casing was found on Friday in a white box truck returned to a Virginia rental agency. But after the police released false information from a phony eyewitness last week, they are reserving any further comments until at least Monday.

SOT: MOOSE

"We've recovered a truck, we've recovered a shell casing...can't say anything more."
Gallegus Close: Police will intensify hunt for evidence as daylight breaks. ))
[LIVE= Newspath/FULL]
[SUPER=05-Rockville, MD;]




[DOUBLE BOXES=Marya /Newspath;]




[AM-Tech-Tickets]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=02-36 1:10:37]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech]


Police were on the lookout for fake tickets at yesterday's Virginia Tech Homecoming game.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Yesterday;]

Officials were stepping up an investigation into fake tickets found at the last home game. At that time, officials found 30 counterfeit tickets that they say are good forgeries. Virginia Tech's police chief says they have a description of the people who may have sold the tickets. She believes it may have been a group that sells at college games across the country. She is urging game-goers to be careful where they purchase tickets.
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[11Dubose]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-38 TC-49:21]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech]

[****ANCHOR TAG*****]
The game was a memorable homecoming for Rayna DuBose.
The Tech basketball player almost died from a rare form of meningitis last year and lost parts of her hands and feet.

But as Justin McLeod tells us, after conquering her illness, she's set an even higher goal.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=NAT SOUND OPEN AT 6:41]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rayna DuBose/Virginia Tech Student; :09]
[SUPER=01-Andrea DuBose/Rayna's Mom; :33 (quick)]
[SUPER=@justin1; :56]
[RUNS=1:46]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Blacksburg]

((((NAT SOUND OPEN AT 6:41))
We've all heard about her, but now are we finally hearing from Rayna DuBose.
[SOT 9:32; TAPE 1]
[IN Q=My spirits are high]

((RAYNA DUBOSE/VT STUDENT: MY SPIRITS ARE HIGH. I DON'T REALLY THINK SINCE I'VE BEEN SICK THAT ANYTHING HAS GONE DOWN ABOUT ME.))
[Runs= 06]
[OUT Q=down about me]


Pretty amazing when you consider what Rayna has been through.
Last April, she came down with a rare form of meningitis.
She spent more than three months in the hospital including three weeks in a coma.
[SOT 14:25; TAPE 1]
[IN Q=The onset was devestating]

((ANDREA DUBOSE/RAYNA'S MOTHER: THE ONSET WAS DEVASTATING, QUITE FRIGHTENING, NOT KNOWING IF RAYNA WOULD BE HERE WITH US TODAY OR NOT AND SHE IS HERE WITH US AND WE'RE SO HAPPY.))
[Runs= 10]
[OUT Q=we're so happy]


Happy and lucky.
Doctors had feared Rayna suffered brain damage and would have to be on kidney dialysis the rest of her life.
Thankfully, that didn't happen but doctors did end up having to amputate parts of all four limbs.
Rayna is on the road to recovery and it took a giant step here in Blacksburg. (SHOT OF HER DRIVING IN GOLF CART)
[SOT 16:47:01; TAPE 3]
[IN Q=Rayna returned to campus]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: RAYNA RETURNED TO CAMPUS THIS WEEKEND FOR THE VIRGINIA TECH FOOTBALL GAME. SHE HOPES TO BACK AS A FULL-TIME STUDENT SOMETIME THIS SUMMER AND EVENTUALLY EVEN PLAY FOR THE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM. ACCOMPLISHING THAT WILL TAKE PLENTY OF REHABILITATION, DETERMINATION, AND MONEY.))
[Runs= 14]
[OUT Q=and money]

((NAT SOUND ON TAPE 2 OF PLAYER SAYING, WE'RE COLLECTING MONEY FOR RAYNA DuBose AT 47:16))
To help defray her medical costs, Rayna's teammates collected donations before, during, and after the game.
That money will pay for things like mio-electric hands and other treatments that could add up to several million dollars.
[SOT 12:38; TAPE 1]
[IN Q=My balance is better]

((RAYNA DeBose: MY BALANCE IS BETTER. I CAN STAND UP ON MY OWN, I CAN SIT DOWN ON MY OWN. I CAN TAKE A FEW STEPS BY MYSELF.))
[Runs= 07]
[OUT Q=steps by myself]


Rayna hopes to one day walk again without difficulty and even run up and down the basketball court.
Judging by her determination and smile, there is no doubt she will reach her goal.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Blacksburg.))
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Rayna's story will soon be featured on HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.
It is scheduled to air November 26th.

[11Speed-fest]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-41 16:26]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Race fans are gearing up for today's Old Dominion 500... but for thousands who felt the need for speed yesterday, Martinsville was still the place to be.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville]


The festivities got underway in Uptown Martinsville for the fourth annual Speed Fest.
This year's event featured an antique show, plenty of children's games, and lots of arts and crafts vendors.
Several NASCAR Winston Cup drivers showed up for the event to greet fans.
The festival ended up attracting several thousand people.
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[11Motor-Complex]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-39 TC-38:49]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Racing fans also got their first look at a new pit stop in Martinsville.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/Yesterday;]


A dedication was held yesterday for the new Patrick Henry Community College Motorsports Center located on Church Street.
It will house the school's two-year old motorsports education program, which shows students how to build a race car from the ground up.
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[SOT 24:11]
[IN Q=It gives them a place]
[SUPER=01-Michael Sharpe/Program Instructor]

((MICHAEL SHARPE/PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR: IT GIVES THEM A PLACE TO GO WHERE THEY CAN LEARN LEARN HOW TO DO THIS STUFF AND TRAIN TO WORK IN A FABRICATION SIDE OF THE DEAL. WE'VE HAD A LOT OF PEOPLE THAT'S ALREADY HAD INTERVIEWS AT WINSTON CUP SHOP TO DO WORK. LAST WEEK WE HAD SEVERAL GUYS WHO WENT TO THE CUP SHOPS FOR INTERVIEWS FOR DOING STUFF LIKE THIS FULL-TIME.))
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=this full-time]
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[VO-NAT]


More than 60 students are enrolled in the program, which is the first of its kind in Virginia.
The college says it has a waiting list of students who want to enroll.
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[TEASE 2 NEXT]

[Tease#2]



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

[BOTH MICS HOT] The Homecoming season is upon us... and one local group is working to encourage teens celebrate soberly... We'll talk with them a little later...
[ANCHOR=Brent]

AND-
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[VO-NAT]

We'll introduce you to a man who changed his path in life to become a strong social activist... But first if you are traveling today........ [Brent ad-lib the travel forecast -- WX PRO]
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[Brent MIC hot] [ No 2-shot toss go straight to Travel Bump] [soft music under]

[Teen-Drinking]


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


[TEEN DRINKING FS IN BAMM]

With Homecoming season upon us, a lot of students will be trying to buy alcohol -- and many will succeed.
A local group called RAYSAC wants adults to know it's NOT acceptable to serve alcohol to teens.
Members will be making that known at several football games around the area.
Laurie Thomason is coordinating that effort.
[SUPER=01-Laurie Thomason/RAYSAC;]


- What is RAYSAC? - What are you doing to discourage teen drinking? - Why target parents at football games? - Talk about RAYSACs/the material you'll be handing out.
- You also educate parents on how to discuss alcohol and drugs with kids. Is there any good way to bring it up?
[MONITOR TOSS BACK TO BRENT]

[Profile-Open]


[ANCHOR=Brent]
[NEWSCAST=Sun-AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=Va. Profile]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]

[VA PROFILE FS WX MONITOR!!!!!]
His father and grandfather both served in the military and he describes his family as a gung-ho, patriotic bunch.
But somewhere along the line, Jack Payden-Travers traveled a different road.. one that led to the front line of America's protest movement.
Steve Smallshaw has more in this week's "Virginia Profile".
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[SOT]
[IN Q=animation]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=stop animation]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]


[VA-Profile]


[ANCHOR=Brent]
[NEWSCAST=SunAM]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=Profile #]
[GRAPHIC=none]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[SOT]
[IN Q=His transformation]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jack Payden-Travers/Social Activist; :13]
[SUPER=@ssm2; :39]
[RUNS=2:02]
[OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.]


(( His transformation began in the 1960's.. the Viet Nam war was raging and Jack Payden-Travers learned during a trip to the United Nations that most of America's leaders who publicly supported the war privately opposed it.
[SOT 22:24:22]

((JACK PAYDEN-TRAVERS/SOCIAL ACTIVIST: THAT I'D BE IN THE SAME POSITION AS THESE PEOPLE WHO SEEMED SO HYPOCRITICAL TO ME. THAT THEY COULD MAKE THEIR MONEY ARGUING A POSITION THAT THEY DIDN'T BELIEVE IN. AND TO ME THAT WAS THE TURNING POINT AND I'VE NEVER LOOKED BACK.))
[RUNS= 13]
[OUT Q=never looked back.]


From there followed decades of social activism.
Payden-Travers has worked in prison ministry and taught college students history.. while trying to make some of his own.
[natsot protest ]
[RUNS= 03]


Like most activists, Payden-Travers has run afoul of the law.. his rap sheet includes more than a dozen arrests but only one conviction.. for a anti-nuclear rally in Michigan in the 1980's.
It was Payden-Travers who successfully challenged Lynchburg's protest permit law after he was cited for organizing this anti-war rally last November.
[SOT 22:54:56]

((PAYDEN-TRAVERS: I LOOK ON THOSE ARRESTS AS A BADGE OF HONOR. IT'S SOMETHING THAT NOW THAT MY CHILDREN ARE OLDER THEY WRITE TO ME AND THEY SAY GEE THANKS DAD FOR WITNESSING SO STRONGLY, WE NEVER REALIZED WHEN WE WERE KIDS HOW OFF THE MAINSTREAM YOU REALLY WERE.))
[RUNS= 19]
[OUT Q=you really were.]


But labels have never really bothered Payden-Travers, even in a town with a reputation for conservatism.
He's now heading up the group Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty.. with hopes he'll soon be out of a job.
[SOT 22:30:49]

((PAYDEN-TRAVERS: EVER SINCE SEPTEMBER 11TH, I'VE FELT MORE AND MORE CALLED TO GO BACK INTO FULL-TIME ACTIVISM. AND THIS IS THE FIRST STEP ON THAT JOURNEY. I'M HOPING THAT FIVE OR TEN YEARS DOWN THE ROAD I'LL BE OUT OF A JOB AND VIRGINIA WILL NO LONGER HAVE A DEATH PENALTY.))
[RUNS= 17]
[OUT Q=a death penalty.]
[SOT 22:20:32]

((PAYDEN-TRAVERS: PEOPLE WHO BASICALLY AGREE WITH ME ARE USUALLY NOT IN THE MAINSTREAM OF SOCIETY. USUALLY BY THE TIME THE MAINSTREAM OF SOCIETY STARTS TO AGREE WITH ME I'VE HAD TO MOVE ON TO ANOTHER ISSUE.))
[RUNS= 14]
[OUT Q=to another issue.]


Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

[Health-Review]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=02-37 48:01]
[GRAPHIC=Focus on Health]


In this weeks health review,
The Roanoke Valley has its first possible HUMAN case of the West Nile Virus ... And budget cuts may force some local agencies to reduce services for people with mental illness.
Joy Sutton has those stories and more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Infected birds were the first]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Molly O'Dell/District Health Director; :11]
[SUPER=01-Lynn Chenault/New River Valley Community Services; :52]
[SUPER=01-Neal Turner/Montgomery Co. Sheriff's Department; 1:17]
[SUPER=01-Dr. David Randolph/Lewis-Gale Oncology Center; 1:41]
[RUNS=1:56]
[OUT Q=I'm Joy Sutton]

[TAPE 502-10, 1:05:26]

((Infected birds were the first indication the West Nile Virus was in our region, but now health officials say a 35 year old Roanoke County woman may be the first HUMAN case.
[IN Q=Hopefully people will take their own]

((HOPEFULLY PEOPLE WILL TAKE THEIR OWN PERSONAL PROTECTION MORE SERIOUSLY AND THAT'S PREVENTING INSECT BITES AND PREVENTING ALLOWING HABITATS TO DEVELOP WHERE MOSQUITOS LOVE TO POPULATE AND LAY THEIR EGGS))
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[OUT Q=and lay their eggs]

But health officials say only a small percentage of people who get bitten by an infected mosquito get sick, and most usually suffer a mild flu like illness.
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In other health news, Governor Warner's announcement of a 10 percent cut in funding for community based services for those with mental illness..will mean places like New River Valley Community Services will have to make some cuts of its own, which may mean reducing services.
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[IN Q=One of my fears if there]

((ONE OF FEARS IS IF THEY ARE SIGNIFICANT CUTS BEYOND THIS ONE, THAT WE WILL NOT HAVE ANY OUTPATIENT SERVICES ANY LONGER))
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[OUT Q=any longer]

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Also making medical headlines, a group of community members including law enforcement and mental health providers are joining forces as part of a federal grant to establish a Crisis Intervention Team in the New River Valley to improve the response to mental health crises.
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[IN Q=I see this as totally changing]

((I SEE THIS AS TOTALLY CHANGING HOW WE DO BUSINESS AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMUNITY AS WELL AS HOW THE MENTAL HEALTH PICTURE RESPONDS TO THE NEEDS OF THE CONSUMER))
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[OUT Q=needs of the consumer]

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More treatments options are now available for women with breast cancer. In fact, radiation therapy that once took six weeks can now be done in five days with a procedure known as (brake-EE, therapy) brachytherapy. [**this bite is shorter than what ran in the pkg]
[IN Q=Actually only 25 percent]

((DR. DAVID RANDOLPH/LEWIS-GALE ONCOLOGY CTR.; ACTUALLY ONLY 25-PERCENT OF WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER ARE CANDIDATES FOR THIS PROCEDURE, WOMEN OVER 45 THAT DON'T HAVE ANY LYMPH NODES INVOLVEMENT))
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[OUT Q=lymph node invovement]


And that's a look at this week's medical headlines, I'm Joy Sutton.))

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[2-Dumas]


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Earlier we told you about a series of skits going on at the Dumas Center for Artistic Development and Heather Helm is here to share a performance called "Countess Blackula". Set this up a little for us - what exactly is this about?

[SUPER=01-Heather Helm/"Countess Blackula"; ]


OK... Countess, take it away........

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[2BIRTHDAYS!] 10/21/02
Monday:

[SUPER=130-9/Brooke Vannoy/Roanoke]



[SUPER=130-17/Mallory McMillon/Radford]



[SUPER=130-16/Sierra Smith/Roanoke]


No Pictures:

[SUPER=131-/Karen Walsh/Buena Vista]



[SUPER=131-/Alee Harrison/Rocky Mount]



[SUPER=131-/Megan Mitchell/Sontag]


Anniversary:
[SUPER=131-7th/Mike & Deborah Campbell/Penhook]


[SUPER=131-/Fonda Seward/Thaxton]