[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=@Brent1;]

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning....... The White House puts the nation on alert - saying Al-Queda operatives may have a big U-S target in mind...
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..And the man known as "Pee-Wee Herman" - and actor Jeffrey Jones are in trouble with the law - AGAIN. We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to Hello]

[Terrorism]


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


The FBI is warning of a possible terrorist attack against the U-S economy that could create mass causalities.
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[VO-NAT]


FBI sources says Al-Qaeda may choose highly symbolic targets with the aviation or energy sectors or even national landmarks.
While there is no information about a specific time, location or method of attack, officials say they are on alert.


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[SOT40:27]
[IN Q=We have taken additional protective]

((We have taken additional protective measures to protect our critical infrastructure, both public and private, and secure our borders.))
[SUPER=01-Scott McClellan/White House Spokesman]
[RUNS=05]
[OUT Q=secure our borders]
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[VO-NAT]


The Bush administration is asking Americans to remain vigilant.
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[SOT 40:50]
[IN Q=There have been many cases in which]

((There have been many cases in which Americans, who were on alert to suspicious circumstances around them, have been able to tip law enforcement officials. ))
[SUPER=01-Condolezza Rice/National Security Adviser]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=law enforcement officials]
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[VO-NAT]


For now the homeland security threat level remains at code yellow, the middle range of risk.
Officials say the there is not enough specific information to change it at this time.
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[Fatal-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=kco]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]

A car accident early this morning in Carroll County - left one man dead, and two others injured.
19-year-old Timothy Travis Upchurch of Fancy Gap, was headed southbound on Interstate 77 when he apparently lost control of the car - ran off the side of the road - struck an embankment and flipped over. He died at the scene.

The two passengers in the car suffered injuries. There's no word on their conditions at this time.


[11DNA-lab]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=02-44 TC52:44]
[GRAPHIC=None]

More criminals will pay for their crimes thanks to Virginia's D-N-A databank.. which is the largest in the country.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/Yesterday;]


Governor Mark Warner toured the state's crime lab yesterday to mark the databank's one-thousandth "cold hit."
That's when DNA from a crime scene is matched to an offender or linked to another crime.
Virginia was the first state to start DNA testing.
Its database now contains the genetic profiles of 187-thousand convicted felons... ranking second in the world, behind only Great Britain.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 12:30:45]
[IN Q=WE'RE LEADING THE NATION]
[SUPER=@MarkWarner]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=THAT'S GOOD NEWS.]
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[VO-NAT]


And the databank will be growing.
Beginning in January, every person arrested for a violent felony in Virginia will be required to give a DNA sample.

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[11Blairs-Deaths]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=02-34 TC1:51:06]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]

Two murder warrants have been issued in connection with the murders of a Blairs couple.
The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office is looking for a North Carolina man in connection with the homicides.
Officials say they believe 27-year old James Antonio (JEN-uh- retti) Generetie of Durham is responsible for the deaths of Willie and Clara Harston earlier this week.
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[VO-NAT :14]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./Yesterday;]


Autopsies show the Harstons died of blows to the head, at their home in the Blairs community.
Officials say (JEN-uh-retti) Generetie, had been in the area visiting someone.
They now think he's back in North Carolina.
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[11Adair]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-46 TC20:30]
[GRAPHIC=Guilty Plea]

A computer science major at Virginia Tech admitted in court yesterday that he sent a threatening e-mail message to President Bush and Vice President Cheney.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/March 21]

Steven Keith (A-dare) Adair was arrested by the Secret Service at Tech last March. Investigators said (A-dare) Adair, who is now 19, set up a false e-mail account in the name of a 14-year old in New Jersey. Adair then e-mailed the White House, threatening Bush and Cheney.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[SS=HOLD]

Adair will be sentenced in February.

[Reubens-Jones]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]

Winona Ryder isn't the only "Beetlejuice" star in legal trouble. Jeffrey Jones - who played Ryder's father in the flick - has been charged in a year - old child porn investigation along with former Saturday morning kid's show host Paul Reubens.

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[VO-NAT]

Paul Reubens - best known as Pee-Wee Herman and veteran character actor Jeffrey Jones of "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" are both free on bail. Officials say Reubens is charged with a misdemeanor and if convicted could face a year in jail and a 25-hundred dollar fine. Jones is up on felony and misdemeanor charges - and could receive three years in prison and would have to register as a sex offender for life if found guilty. Reubens pleaded no contest to indecent exposure in 1991 - after which the "Pee-Wee Herman Show" was canceled and his fame faded. Jones has appeared in dozens of films.
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[6Carvins-Cove]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=502-06 TC 1:00:55]
[GRAPHIC=Drought]

Recent rain has helped feed Carvins Cove.. but at 27-point-six feet below the spillway, Roanoke's reservoir still has a long way to climb.
Joe Dashiell has more on two tunnels that can provide a fast route to full pond.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=When the creek rises]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :00]
[SUPER=04-July 25, 1966; :23]
[SUPER=02-Doyle Satterthwaite/WDBJ Reporter; :31]
[SUPER=02-Benton Dillard/Roanoke Mayor; :52]
[SUPER=01-Greg Belcher/Roanoke City Water Division; 1:11]
[SUPER=@Joe2; 1:18]
[RUNS=1:27]
[OUT Q=JD News 7 Botetourt County]


(([OPENS ON QUICK NAT SOUND OF WATER]
When the creek rises, the water flows into Carvins Cove... but during the last two years, high water has been hard to find.
[SOT 02:30:08]
[IN Q=We were real happy to see]

((WE WERE REAL HAPPY TO SEE SOME WATER START TO FLOW INTO THE COVE.))
[RUNS= :04]
[OUT Q=start to flow into the cove.]


As Roanoke's supervisor of pumps and storage, Greg Belcher is familiar with the ebb and flow of two creeks that feed the Cove... and the two tunnels that carry the water into the reservoir.
The oldest, on Tinker Creek, was built over 35 years ago... Doyle Satterthwaite reported on the construction in the summer of 1966. [NAT SOUND OF REPORT A-36 00:37]
[IN Q=At the present time]

((THE WORKMEN ARE NOW ABOUT 26- HUNDRED FEET INTO THE TUNNEL, STARTED FROM THE OTHER SIDE AND THEY EXPECT TO HAVE IT COMPLETED BY THE TARGET DATE, NOVEMBER FIRST OF THIS YEAR.))
[RUNS= :11]
[OUT Q=first of this year.]

[NAT SOUND OF DRILL OPENING SLUICE A-36 17:58]
Mayor Benton Dillard did the honors on November 18th... opening the gates and allowing the water to flow.
[SOT 18:26]
[IN Q=Now we come here today.]

((NOW WE COME HERE TODAY TO DEDICATE ANOTHER MAJOR LINK IN THE IMPROVEMENT OF OUR WATER SYSTEM.))
[RUNS= :07]
[OUT Q=improvement of our water system.]


This week, Tinker Creek was supplying almost five million gallons a day after the rain clouds had cleared... Catawba Creek even more. Though Roanoke isn't out of the woods yet... the two tunnels have the capacity to re-charge Carvins Cove quickly.
[SOT 02:31:25]
[IN Q=As long as]

((AS LONG AS THE RAINS KEEP COMING, THE WATER WILL KEEP FLOWING. THE GROUND'S PRETTY GOOD AND SATURATED NOW, SO WE SHOULD HAVE GOOD RUN-OFF.))
[RUNS= :06]
[OUT Q=we should have good run-off.]


And good run- off will be good news for Roanoke residents ready to leave mandatory water restrictions behind.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Botetourt County.))
[weather next]

[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...... A Four-Star general and former V-M-I- classmate of Josiah Bunting - is chosen to replace him as V-M-I's new superintendent...
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and a woman who has lived in fear under the Taliban's rule - makes a new life for herself at Ferrum College.
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to hello]

[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq]


A team of two dozen U-N weapons inspectors will arrive in Baghdad on Monday. Iraq has agreed to unconditional inspections.
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[VO-NAT]


But already it appears Saddam Hussein has violated the U-N Security council resolution ordering him to disarm.
The pentagon says Iraq fired missiles at coalition planes patrolling the no fly zone.
U-S officials says this does not necessarily mean the start of war. However, if U-N inspectors believe Iraq is obstructing the process in any way, there will be serious consequences.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I think we still have to use our common sense]

((I THINK WE STILL HAVE TO USE OUR COMMON SENSE IN JUDGING WHETHER SOMETHING IS HINDERING US IN THE INSPECTIONR OR IF IT IS NOT))
[SUPER=01-Hans Blix/Chief U. N. Weapons Inspector]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=or if it's is not]
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[VO-NAT]


The chief weapons inspector says U-N Security Council won't tolerate cat and mouse games.
He says Iraq has one last chance to identify all its nuclear, chemical and biological programs.
Iraq has insisted it doesn't have any weapons of mass destruction.
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[Planes-Collide]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Plane Crash]


Two single-engine planes collided about a mile west of Essex County Airport in New Jersey last night. One person is confirmed dead and another is presumed so.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fairfield, NJ]

Officials say the planes were in the traffic pattern to land when they collided and crashed straight down. Authorities believe both victims are the pilots of each plane. They are still conducting a grid search for other possible victims. One of the planes landed in the front yard of a small house. The home wasn't damaged and investigators say there was no fire, though it's clear that the wreckage of the plane is covered in foam. The second crash site was about a half mile away on a residential and commercial street.
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[11Peay]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-42 TC1:19:09]
[GRAPHIC=Peay]

Virginia Military Institute will name a retired FOUR-star General as its new superintendent. General Binford Peay (pee) is a V-M-I graduate himself, class of '62.
His son Ryan just graduated from V-M-I this year. Another son is an Army Lieutenant, also a V-M-I graduate.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/1997]

General Peay (Pee) served 35 years in the Army, ending up as Commander-in-Chief of the U-S Central Command for Africa and the Middle East. He'll be introduced on Post a week from Monday, before returning to his native Richmond for a formal announcement. Peay (Pee) succeeds Lieutenant General Josiah Bunting, who is retiring in his eighth year as Superintendent. Bunting and Peay attended V-M-I together in the early 60's. (Pee) Peay graduated the year before Bunting.
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[Pepsi]


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

Refreshing news for Wythe County... A new Pepsi bottling plant could create as many as 200 new jobs in the area. Virginia was chosen over West Virginia for the 65-MILLION dollar project that will bring the Pepsi bottling group to southwest Virginia.
(+++++++++)

[TAKE FS 1001 essC] The 300-thousand square-foot plant will have jobs for merchandisers, lab technicians, machine operators, administrators and managers. The group is the world's larges manufacturer, distributor and seller of Pepsi-Cola drinks.
(++++++++++)





[6Ferrum-Student]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-37 TC1:32:50]


If you ever wanted to know what life was like under the Taliban rule in Afghanistan, look no further than Ferrum College.
There you'll find a remarkable woman who faced the possibility of death nearly everyday of her life.
Justin McLeod tells us why.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:27:43]
[IN Q=NAT SOUND OF MINA WALKING UP STAIRS AND WALKING INTO THE BUILDING]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mina Ayob/Ferrum Student; :10 (QUICK)]
[SUPER=@justin1; :48]
[SUPER=01-Sasha Saari/International Studies Coordinator; 1:16 (QUICK)]
[RUNS=1:45]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Franklin County]

((((NAT SOUND OF MINA WALKING UP STAIRS AND WALKING INTO THE DORM AT 16:27:43))
You could say doors have opened for Mina Ayob.
She's a new face here on the campus of Ferrum College.
She's also new to America.
[SOT 16:20:20]
[IN Q=That's great, I like it]

((MINA AYOB/FERRUM STUDENT: THAT'S GREAT, I LIKE IT, I ENJOY IT.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=I enjoy it]


No joy came to Mina's life when she lived under Taliban rule in Afghanistan.
She was ordered to wear clothing that covered her face.
She also was forced to abandon school.
[SOT 16:25:10]
[IN Q=It's bad. It's bad]

((MINA AYOB: IT'S BAD. IT'S BAD MEMORY DURING THE TALIBAN.)) [Runs03]
[OUT Q=during the Taliban]


But Mina's dad encouraged her to learn English and she did so secretly.
If she was caught, she faced severe penalties, possibly death.
Mina defiantly continued to learn and a month ago she left Afghanistan for Franklin County.
[SOT 16:38:59]
[IN Q=Mina is here all]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: MINA IS HERE ON A FULL FOUR YEAR SCHOLARSHIP THANKS TO A PROGRAM SET UP BY THE COLLEGE FOR AFGHANI WOMEN. SHE WILL BE HERE ALL FOUR YEARS MEANING SHE CANNOT GO BACK TO AFGHANISTAN OUT OF FEARS THAT ONCE SHE LEAVES HERE SHE WON'T BE ABLE TO GET BACK INTO THE COUNTRY.)) [Runs14]
[OUT Q=into the country]

((QUICK NAT SOUND OF MINA SHOWING US HER PICTURES))
Mina's journey to Ferrum took nearly a year and a lot of hard work.
There were visa laws to overcome... especially difficult due to U.S. reluctance to allow anyone from that region of the world to travel to the United States.
But persistence and help from Senator John Warner's office finally paid off.
[SOT 16:15:22]
[IN Q=She's just a pleasure]

((SASHA SAARI/FERRUM PROFESSOR: SHE'S JUST A PLEASURE, AND I REALLY DO MEAN THAT. SHE'S ADJUSTED INCREDIBLY WELL.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=incredibly well]


Proof of that can be seen in Mina's dorm room.
She likes to listen to music, experiment with makeup, and write e-mails to her family back home in Kabul.
She hopes to eventually return to her homeland to be a doctor.
[SOT 16:21:42]
[IN Q=I'm going to be a doctor]

((MINA AYOB: I'M GOING TO BE A DOCTOR AND GO TO MY COUNTRY AND HELP MY PEOPLE.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=help my people]


And it is some people half way around the world that will make that dream a reality.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Franklin County.))

[Def-Jam]


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


It's unlike any other show on Broadway, a poetry jam that's as rich with culture as it with rhymes.
Jacque Reid shows us how Russell Simmons Def Poetry jam has gone from HBO to center stage.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I write America]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;00]
[SUPER=07-Russell Simmons;55]
[SUPER=07-Cynthia Nixon;1:14]
[SUPER=07-Bruce Willis;1:22]
[SUPER=01-Jacque Reid/Reporting;1:36]
[RUNS=1:48]
[OUT Q=that's the key to survival]



[tease next]

[Tease#2]



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

[BOTH MICS HOT] Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning - Football wasn't the top priority for one high school team last night - We'll explain in sports -
[ANCHOR=Brent]

And -
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[VO-NAT]

Mougles are coming out in masses to find out what lies in the Chamber of Secrets... we'll have details a little later... 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]

[11Harry-Potter]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-48 TC06:24]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Harry Potter fans are lining up to the see the second movie in the boy wizard series.
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[VO-NAT :16]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;]

The much anticipated Chamber of Secrets opened yesterday. Valley View Grande movie officials say most of Friday's shows sold out and estimate over 7-thousand people saw the film here yesterday. All ages say the Potter films do a good job bringing the books to life.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 23:59:45// 23:57:35]
[IN Q=I LIKE THE]

((ALICE HAYNES; I LIKE THE WIZARDS AND WITCHES OF IT AND I'VE READ ALL THE BOOKS SO I'M EXCITED ABOUT SEEING IT.)) ((TREVOR JOHNSON; IT'S JUST INTERESTING, REALLY ACTION PACKED, FUN, ADVENTUROUS.))
[SUPER=07-Alice Haynes; :00]
[SUPER=07-Trevor Johnson; :07]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=ACTION PACKED, FUN, ADVENTUROUS.]
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[VO-NAT]

Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone took in 90-million dollars in its opening weekend. Even though Chamber is getting very good reviews - - no word yet on whether it'll match or beat the first film.
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[Dominoes]


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


A new world record was set in the Netherlands for the largest domino chain reaction.
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[VO-NAT 5:29:45]
[SUPER=03-Leeuwarden, Netherlands]


Nearly 4 million dominoes completed this chain putting this team into the Guiness Book of Records.
Backstreet Boy Nick Carter started the avalanche and nobody was allowed to cough or sneeze in the room.
The domino chain was put together by 90 people.
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[2BIRTHDAYS!] 11/17/02
Sunday:

[SUPER=130-13/Drew Smith/Peterstown WV]



[SUPER=130-63/Mary Irving/Roanoke]



[SUPER=130-/Elijah Broady, Jr./Low Moor]



[SUPER=130-/Iva Gilley/Patrick Springs]



[SUPER=130-33/John Drawbond/Radford]


No Pictures:

[SUPER=131-47/Linda Kirby/Galax]


Anniversary:
[SUPER=131-/Roy & Patricia Prillaman/Snow Creek]



[SUPER=131-/Vickie Reed/Buchanan]



[SUPER=131-/Rolanda Moore/Roanoke]


[SUPER=131-10/Jacob Huff/Laurel Fork]