[Open-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Joy]

[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]
[SUPER=@Joy1;]
[SUPER=@Brent1;]

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning....... Federal Marshals catch a man accused of murdering a Roanoke woman and her two small children.
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And North Korea's government steps up it's tough talk against the United States - as it withdraws from a global nuclear weapons treaty. We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to Hello]

[11Shabazz]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=02-53 TC12:40]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest]

The man wanted for a triple murder in Roanoke was caught yesterday in Louisville Kentucky.
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[VO-NAT]


Askia Shabazz, also known as Jermaine Donell Poindexter, was arrested without incident by federal marshals.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 4]


Shabazz is wanted for the May 4th fire at Hurt Park.
It didn't do a lot of damage, but Alice Jackson and her two young sons were found dead inside the home.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Joy]
[SS=Hold]


Shabazz had recently been placed on the Marshal's Service's 15 Most Wanted Fugitives List.
He'll be extradited to Roanoke to stand trial.
He faces the possibility of three life terms if he's convicted.

[NC-Troop]


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


Thousands of American troops are headed to the Persian Gulf.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pope AFB, NC]


Soldiers at Pope Air Force Base in North Carolina were told they will be shipping out in the next few weeks.
Many have trained for the possibility of war and say they feel they are ready should a war occur.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT:19]
[IN Q=We are carrying]

((WE ARE CARRYING THE BRUNT OF OPERATIONS ON AFGHANISTAN RIGHT NOW AND I'M SPECIFICALLY TALKING ABOUT CONVENTIONAL UNITS. LET'S NOT FORGET U.S. ARMY'S SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND))
[SUPER=01-Gary Tallman/Military Spokesperson]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=special operations command]
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[VO-NAT]


Up to a thousand soldiers from Pope Air Force base are preparing to say good bye to their families as they prepare for the possibility of war with Iraq.
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[North-Korea]


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


North Korea is withdrawing from a nuclear weapons treaty. This is at it threatens the U-S that further sanctions against the country will have serious consequences.
Scott Rapoport has the latest from the U-N.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=nat sot tv announcer]
[SUPER=01-Ari Fleischer/White House Spokesperson; :33]
[SUPER=01-Colin Powell/U. S. Secretary of State; 1:20]
[SUPER=01-Scott Rapoport/CBS News; 1:26]
[RUNS=1:38]
[OUT Q=standard out]
((nat/sot tv announcer...up full (quick)


NARR. The announcement...played on North Korean television...resounded here at home. North Korea...warning of a "third world war"... officially withdrawing from the global treaty that bars it from making nuclear weapons.
North Korea's ambassador to the U.N. says the U.S. has a hostile policy toward his country...and that further economic sanctions will be taken as a declaration of war.

SOT: North Korea's ambassador to u.n. "my government is compelled to tale such a decision."


NARR: Reaction from the white house... concern and a AND defiance.

SOT: Ari Fleischer/White House Spokesperson "North korea continues to take steps in the wrong direction...hurting

only it's own people."
Narr: But the administration continues to emphasise that a peaceful solution is it's target. And North Korea claims that at this point ...they will only use their nuclear program for peaceful purposes..like making electricity.
NARR: But With tensions simmering...there's been a flurry of international diplomacy. President Bush talked by phone with the president of China who voiced his disappointment and concern. South Korea has called the nuclear stand-off a matter of life and death.

nat/sot cameras clicking...


NARR: While in New Mexico...2 north Korean envoys met with governor Bill Richardson--a former U>N. ambassador under the Clinton administration and diplomatic trouble shooter...the talks described as very frank.
And Secretary of State Colin Powell... the United states will not be bullied.

SOT; Colin Powell/Sec. of State. " we will not be intimidated"

Stand-up close))


[Focus-Health]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=]
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[JOY ONE SHOT]
A new cancer support group is starting in the Roanoke Valley to help those diagnosed with multiple myeloma. [JOY/GUEST TWO SHOT]
[SUPER=01-Bill Stokes/Multiple Myeloma Network]


Here to tell us more about it is Bill Stokes with the Multiple Myeloma Network.
1-What is multiple myeloma
2-How many people affected
3-Tell about the support group
4-What will you do at your meetings


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[1001essC FS]
The Multiple Myeloma Network support group will be held every 3rd Saturday of the month at the Roanoke County Library Headquarters on 419.
The first meeting will be held January 18th. For more information contact Deborah Eller at 540-761-9770.
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Don't go away. News 7 Saturday Morning will be right back.

[bump][Summit-Restroom]


[ANCHOR==Brent]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=02-]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The loo, the john, the "facilities". A bathroom by any other name is NOT necessarily the same. In this week's Time Off Shannon Young takes us to Christiansburg for one of the best places to rest in the country.


(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I think the common word is, "Wow!"]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg; :08]
[SUPER=01-Abdul Sharaki/Summit Restaurant; :14]
[SUPER=01-Robin Sharaki/Summit Restaurant; :21]
[SUPER=@Shannon2; 1:14]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=STD]



(([SOT 3:48-3:50]
[IN Q=I think the common...]

((ABDUL SHARAKI/SUMMIT RESTAURANT: I THINK THE COMMON WORD IS "WOW!"))
[RUNS= :02]
[OUT Q=word is "wow!"]


You'd think Abdul Sharaki, chef and owner of the Summit Restaurant, would be talking about customers' reaction to his food. He's not. He's talking about the bathrooms.
[SOT 3:58-4:04]
[IN Q=Another comment was so interesting...]

((ABDUL: ANOTHER COMMENT WAS SO INTERESTING TO ME WAS, "OH, I'D LOVE TO LIVE HERE."))
[RUNS= :06]
[SOT 7:11-7:17]
[IN Q=Yes, people really do want to move in...]

((ROBIN SHARACKI/SUMMIT RESTAURANT: YES, PEOPLE REALLY DO WANT TO MOVE IN. WE TELL THEM WE DON'T OFFER COTS. (LAUGHS)))
[RUNS=: 06]
[OUT Q=we don't offer cots. (laughs)]

It's funny but it's also an honor. The Summit is one of ten restaurants across the country in the running for having the "best restroom". The Sharaki's aren't sure who was bowled over enough to nominate thier facilities but they're grateful.
[SOT 6:21-6:30]
[IN Q=We've just laughed so much...]

((ROBIN: WE'VE JUST LAUGHED SO MUCH BUT ON A SERIOUS NOTE, WE REALLY APPRECIATE THE ATTENTION.))
[RUNS= :09]
[OUT Q=appreciate the attention.]

The Summit's been operating out of this 1888 Victorian only since August. After sinking more than 3-years of labor into renovations, the Sharaki's are flush with pride at the results.
[SOT 6:49-6:55]
[IN Q=We really wanted it to impress people...]

((ROBIN: WE REALLY WANTED IT TO IMPRESS PEOPLE AND FOR THEM TO FEEL COMPLETELY PRIVATE AND COMFORTABLE.))
[RUNS= :06]
[OUT Q=completely private and comfortable.]

So, whether it's hunger or nature calling, The Sharaki's have a seat just for you.
[SOT 6:04-6:13 ***UNDER VIDEO***]
[IN Q=Come to the Summit and experience...]

((ROBIN: COME TO THE SUMMIT AND EXPERIENCE THE ELEGANCE OF THE TASTEFULLY APPOINTED DINING ROOMS AND SUMPTUOUS FOOD, AND NOT THE LEAST, THE NOTEWORTHY BATHROOMS.))
[RUNS= :09]
[OUT Q=not the least, the noteworthy bathrooms.]

[BUTT BUTT BUTT]
[SOT 8:14-8:18 ***ON CAMERA***]
[IN Q=They're relaxing.]

((ROBIN: THEY'RE RELAXING. COME TRY 'EM OUT. (LAUGHS)))
[RUNS= :04]
[OUT Q=Come try 'em out. (laughs)]

Shannon Young, News 7, Christiansburg.))
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[ANCHOR =Brent]

[take Webaddress FS] For more information about The Summit, or to vote for your favorite restroom, log onto our website at wdbj7 dot com and click on News 7 Saturday and Sunday Morning. Voting ends February eighth.
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[Weekend-Diner]


[ANCHOR=Brent @ Performance Set]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=none]


[STRAIGHT TO BRENT AND GUEST OUT OF ANIMATION]
Baking bread at home may be a bit time consuming, but this morning we have a few tips on creating luscious loaves right in your own kitchen. Rob Mulhauser from Heartland Bread Company joins us this morning with more.

[SUPER=01-Rob Mulhauser/Heartland Bread Company;]


((BRENT AND GUEST AD LIB)) [BRENT AND GUEST AD LIB]
[TOSS TO BREAK]

[2Open-Heads]


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


[roll cold out of the open]

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

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning......
U-N weapons inspectors are asking for more time as the United States sends more troops to the Persian Gulf.

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And you should have a choice in energy suppliers.... except there's only one group to choose from.

We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to hello]

[VO-Korea]


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


Rallies are being held today at both the South and North Korean capitals. In Seoul, about 30-thousand people turned out to support U-S military presence in South Korea.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-North Korea]

Meanwhile North Korea warns it will - quote - mercilessly wipe out - other nations that stand in the way of its independence. The communist nation officially withdrew yesterday from the global treaty that bars it from making nuclear weapons. North Korea's ambassador to the U-N says the U-S has a hostile policy toward his country and that further economic sanctions will be taken as a declaration of war, The Bush administration is still focusing on a peaceful resolution, but says it will not be intimidated.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=JOY]
[SS=NONE]

Australia's defense minister is calling it foolish for North Korea to break a deal with the U-S that guaranteed it energy and food aid in exchange for the nuclear freeze. Russia's nuclear energy minister, in the meantime, is suggesting that Moscow build a nuclear power station in North Korea to help defuse the standoff. North Korea CLAIMS that at this point, they will only use their nuclear program for peaceful purposes - like making electricity.

[Iraq]


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


The U-S is positioning itself for possible military action against Iraq. Thousands of American troops are headed to the Persian Gulf.
But As Teri Okita reports U-N weapons inspectors are asking for more time and more intelligence information before any military action is taken.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It's almost become a daily routine]
[SUPER=03-Camp Lejeune, NC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Oscar Pereira/U. S. Marine; :18]
[SUPER=01-Colin Powell/U. S. Secretary of State; :33]
[SUPER=01-Mohamed El-Baradei/U. N. Weapons Inspector; :56]
[SUPER=01-Ari Fleischer/White House Spokesman; 1:16]
[SUPER=01-Teri Okita/CBS News; 1:20]
[RUNS=1:36]
[OUT Q=standard out]

((IT S ALMOST BECOME A DAILY ROUTINE. MORE U-S TROOPS ARE BEING DEPLOYED TO THE PERSIAN GULF, AND FRIDAY, SEVEN-THOUSAND MARINES FROM CAMP LEJEUNE IN NORTH CAROLINA GOT THE CALL. THEY LL BE PART OF AN AIR-GROUND TASK FORCE THAT INCLUDES INFANTRY, TANKS, AMPHIBIOUS VEHICLES, AND SUPPLY SPECIALISTS.

SOT: LCpl. Oscar Pereira/Marine Deploying

Today s a hard day. I m leaving my family for a long or short time, don t know yet. I just want to come back safe.
TRACK: BEEFING UP THE MILITARY S PRESENCE DOESN T NECESSARILY MEAN WAR.

(Super: Colin Powell/Secretary of State)
SOT: We are positioning ourselves for whatever might occur.


TRACK: U-N WEAPONS INSPECTORS SEARCHED THREE SITES NEAR BAGHDAD, INCLUDING ONE THAT BRITAIN CLAIMS IS DEVELOPING MISSILES TO CARRY CHEMICAL OR BIOLOGICAL WARHEADS. ONE DAY AFTER INSPECTORS DECLARED THEY HAVE NO SMOKING GUN ON IRAQ, THE NUCLEAR INSPECTIONS TEAM LEADER...MOHAMED EL-BARADEI CONTINUES TO SAY...: SADDAM NEEDS TO BE MORE PROACTIVE.

(Super: Mohamed El-Baradei/U.N. Weapons Inspector)
SOT: Iraq good with process but not substance. We need more evidence,

documents
TRACK: EL-BARADEI ASKED WASHINGTON TO GIVE INSPECTORS MORE SPECIFIC INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION FOR THEIR SEARCHES. THE WHITE HOUSE SAYS IT'S DOING JUST THAT.

(Super: Ari Fleischer/White House Spokesman)
SOT: the U-S is providing information to inspectors will continue

helping them do their job. "
Stand-up Close))


[2-11Shabazz]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=02-53 TC12:40]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest]

Federal marshals have caught one of the nations most wanted fugitives - accused of killing a Roanoke woman and her children.
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[VO-NAT]


Askia Shabazz, also known as Jermaine Donell Poindexter, was arrested yesterday in Louisville Kentucky.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 4]


Shabazz is wanted for the May 4th fire at Hurt Park.
It didn't do a lot of damage, but Alice Jackson and her two young sons we found dead inside the home.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Joy]
[SS=Hold]


Shabazz had recently been placed on the Marshal's Service's 15 Most Wanted Fugitives List.
He'll be extradited to Roanoke to stand trial.
He faces the possibility of three life terms if he's convicted.

[11XGR]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=02-46 TC1:26:00]
[GRAPHIC=Budget Cut]


Virginia's budget crisis has meant higher tuition and hundreds of layoffs at Virginia's colleges and universities.

Now one lawmaker wants to make tenure the next casualty.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; QUICK!!!]


Delegate Dave Albo has introduced legislation to eliminate the practice of giving professors lifetime job security.


Albo says tenure can tie the hands of college presidents in times of budget-cutting.
Opponents say the measure will hurt the ability of Virginia's higher ed institutions to attract the best faculty.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:34:23]
[IN Q=I JUST THINK IT WOULD BE]

((DELEGATE DAVID ALBO/(R) SPRINGFIELD: I JUST THINK IT WOULD BE A BETTER SITUATION IF UNIVERSITY PRESIDENTS WERE ABLE TO JUDGE PEOPLE ON HOW WELL THEY TEACH AND HOW MUCH RESEARCH THEY DO AS OPPOSED TO WHETHER SOMEONE HAS TENURE OR NOT.))
((DELEGATE DAVE NUTTER/(R) CHRISTIANSBURG: THEY'RE NOT GOING TO MOVE TO A STATE AND PARTICIPATE IN INSTITUTIONS THAT DO NOT HAVE TENURE. THE PROBLEM WITH TENURE IS IT EITHER IS CHANGED NATIONALLY ACROSS THE BOARD FOR ALL FACULTY OR IT'S NOT AT ALL.))
[SUPER=01-Del. David Albo/(R) Springfield; :00]
[SUPER=01-Del. Dave Nutter/(R) Christiansburg; :12]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=OR NOT CHANGED AT ALL.]
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[VO-NAT]


Opponents of the bill say eliminating tenure will also drive up the costs of faculty salaries.
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[11Unemployment]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-45 TC1:24:18]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Some much needed relief for many unemployed workers who's benefits had been cut off. They were able to start collecting again yesterday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :17.5]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville;]


Employment Commission offices around the state are busy since Congress extended temporary unemployment payments. At the Martinsville office, the manager says they see up to 3-hundred people a day who are either applying for jobs or are in need of benefits.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:31:05]
[IN Q=we were]

((JOYCE SNEAD/VIRGINIA EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION MANAGER; WE WERE HOPEFUL THAT CONGRESS WOULD EXTEND THAT AND WE WOULD BE ABLE TO RESPOND TO THE CLAIMS TIMELY, WE ARE CURRENTLY WORKING ON THE PAPERWORK TO GET EVERYTHING SET UP, SET IN MOTION.))
[SUPER=01-Joyce Snead/Virginia Employment Commission Manager;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=SET IN MOTION.]
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[VO-NAT]

Officials say 11-thousand people across the Commonwealth already have already applied for extended benefits.
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[Energy-Choice]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-48]
[GRAPHIC=VA Energy Choice]


You have the power to choose your electric supplier.
And it's been that way for more than a year.
But no one has taken advantage of it.
Justin McLeod tells us why.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Todd Burns/American Electric Power; :28]
[SUPER=@woodrum; 1:18]
[SUPER=@justin2; :]
[RUNS=1:38]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7]

((((NAT SOUND OF TV AD))
You've probably seen this ad.
It was a campaign started a year ago to make you aware that you can now choose your energy provider.
[SOT 14:35:16]
[IN Q=What has happened]

((TODD BURNS/AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER: WHAT HAS HAPPENED SINCE THEN THOUGH IS THAT NO HAS COME TO PLAY.)) [Runs03]
[OUT Q=come to play]


Meaning so far there are no competitors.
Nine companies have shown interest across the state.
But those competitors must first meet the requirements of both the state and local providers like AEP.
[SOT ]
[IN Q=Today only one company]

((TODD BURNS/AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER: TODAY ONLY ONE COMPANY HAS MET THOSE CRITERIA AND THAT IS A SUBSIDIARY OF ALLEGHANY POWER. THEY'VE MET THOSE TWO CRITERIA BUT THEY HAVEN'T CONTACTED ANY OF OUR CUSTOMERS.)) [Runs11]
[OUT Q=of our customers]


Why the delay?
The State Corporation Commission cites several reasons.
They include California's recent energy crisis, the Enron debacle, and the overall slowdown of the economy.
Whatever the reason, the bottom line is you still cannot choose your energy provider.
[SOT 14:36:35]
[IN Q=We're at least a year]

((TODD BURNS/AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER: REPORTER: WE'RE AT LEAST A YEAR INTO THIS AND IT SOUNDS LIKE WE HAVEN'T GOTTEN VERY FAR. THE INFRASTRUCTURE IS IN PLACE, IT'S THERE BUT PEOPLE HAVEN'T COME INTO THIS MARKET.)) [Runs13]
[OUT Q=into this market]


The competitive energy market will phase in throughout the state by January of next year.
But a Roanoke lawmaker says it may be time to slow the timetable down.
[SOT 15:18:23]
[IN Q=There have been a number]

((CHIP WOODRUM: THERE HAVE BEEN A NUMBER OF STATES WHERE DEREGULATION HAS CAUSED A GREAT DEAL OF DISLOCATION, HIGHER PRICES, AND INDEED BROWNOUTS AND BLACKOUTS IN THE AREAS.)) [Runs08]
[OUT Q=in the areas]


Some of those concerns are valid.
For one, no can say with certainly that a competitive marketplace will one day lead to lower energy prices.
Justin McLeod, News 7.))

[11DirecTV]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=03-03 TC06:03]
[GRAPHIC=Satellite TV]

Satellite television will soon carry Roanoke channels.
(-------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file;]

DirecTV says, by this summer, you won't have to choose between satellite tv and local programming. The company plans to 'combine the two' in nearly twenty markets, including Roanoke and Richmond, by the end of June. A local dealer for the Dish Network, a competitor of DirecTV, says that company's not far behind.
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=Joy]
[SS=HOLD]

Now that Satellite companies will carry local channels, what does that mean for you?
(XXXXXXXX)

[9001 FS] We'll have an in-depth look at the world of satellite television tomorrow on News 7 Sunday Morning.
(XXXXXXXXX)

[Tease#2]



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

[BOTH MICS HOT] Still to come on our newscast -
Dennis Rodman's in trouble again with the law. The former flamboyant basketball star is accused of SPOUSAL abuse.
[ANCHOR=Brent]

And
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


Wedding bells are ringing for Ashton Kucher and Brittany Murphy. We have details after the break But first, if you're 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]

[Business-Review]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=Biz Review]
[GRAPHIC=Business Review]

Unemployed workers get more time and two long time business owners say goodbye to successful ventures. News 7's Rachel Cannon has this week's Business Review.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :06]
[SUPER=01-Joyce Snead/Virginia Employment Commission; :18]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.; :30]
[SUPER=01-Larry Linkous/Business Owner; :48]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; 1:00]
[SUPER=01-John Elkins/Business Owner; 1:14]
[RUNS=1:33]
[OUT Q=MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]

(([MUSIC AND GRAPHICS] This week in review... Thanks to an extension by Congress, unemployed workers will continue to receive temporary extended benefits. Officials say 11-thousand applications have been taken in Virginia, many from Southside.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=IN THIS]

((JOYCE SNEAD/VEC MANAGER; IN THIS AREA YOU KNOW WE'VE BEEN HARD HIT ECONOMICALLY WE'VE LOSS THOUSANDS OF JOBS AND ARE ONLY REPLACING THEM WITH HUNDREDS, 2-HUNDRED JOBS AT A TIME.))
[OUT Q=TIME.]

[INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE] Two very different well known businesses in our region are closing up shop. In Montgomery County, Custom Meats owner Larry Linkous says he will shut down his meat processing plant in February. He says he's too busy with other ventures to continue. Linkous says he would like to find a new owner since the work is good.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT ]
[IN Q=the deer]

((LARRY LINKOUS/BUSINESS OWNER; THE DEER IS ON THE INCREASE ITS GOING TO CONTINUE TO INCREASE THE DEER POPULATION THE REGULATIONS ARE BECOMING MORE LIBERAL THE SEASONS ARE BECOMING LONGER SO THE DEER IS GOING TO CONTINUE TO BE MORE PROCESSING.))
[OUT Q=PROCESSING]

[INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE] In Franklin County another long term business owner is calling it quits. John Elkins collected and sold antiques for 26-years. He has decided to retire and liquidate everything in his retail gallery.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT ]
[IN Q=it was]

((JOHN ELKINS/OWNER; IT WAS FUN IT HAS HILARIOUS IT'S NEVER BEEN ALL THAT PROFITABLE BUT ITS BEEN A LOT OF FUN IT HAS ALLOWED ME TO TRAVEL TO EUROPE ABOUT 35-TIMES AND ALL OVER THE EAST COAST AND CONTACTS EVERYWHERE.))
[OUT Q=EVERYWHERE.]

Elkins says the antiques sale runs until the building is empty. For News 7, I'm Rachel Cannon and that's this week's Business Review. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]))
[straight to bump]

[Rodman-Arrest]


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


Dennis Rodman is back in trouble with law.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Newport Beach, CA ]


The former N-B-A star was arrested Friday morning on charges of spousal abuse and battery.
A woman in her mid-30's says Rodman assaulted her. Police says she called them after running from his beach front home early Friday morning to a nearby phone booth.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT:26]
[IN Q=The woman suffered]

((THE WOMAN SUFFERED A CUT TO HER UPPER LIP A SWELLING OF HER UPPER LIP CLAIMED TO HAVE BEEN HIT ON THE HEAD OR GOT HAD A BUMP ON HER HEAD))
[SUPER=01-Steve Schulman/Newport Beach Police Department]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=bump on her head]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Police wouldn't say what Rodman's relationship is to the woman.
But his housekeeper is standing behind him.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:02]
[IN Q=I don't know what happend last night]

((I don't know what happened last night but no, I know for a fact that Dennis would never hit a woman. Never))
[SUPER=01-Beverly Tavegia/Housekeeper ]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=hit a woman, never]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Rodman got out of jail on 25-thousand dollar bond.
Police say this isn't the first time they've been dispatched to Rodman's house because of a fight or other disturbance.
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[promos]
[anchor=Brent]

Start your weekend mornings with the latest forecast on News 7.
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Join me for your weekend forecast on News 7 at 6
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Watch News 7 at 11 this weekend for your hometown forecast
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[anchor=joy]

Join me Saturday morning at 8 for News 7.
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[SUPER=131-/Pamela Taylor/Roanoke]



[SUPER=131-/Kendra Hatchett/Snow Creek]



[SUPER=131-12/Vernon Randolph, Jr./Danville]


[SUPER=131-30th/Larry & Marianna Coleman/Buena Vista]Anniversary: