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[SUPER=@Marya1;]
[SUPER=@Brent1;]

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning....... It's a "Tragedy" for fans and family members of the Bee-Gees - One of the Gibbs brothers has died.
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and North Korea is denying ever saying it had a secret nuclear weapons program.
we will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.


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[North-Korea]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
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[WRITER=mjo]
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North Korea is NOW denying it ever told the U-S it had a secret nuclear weapons program.
Still, North Korean leaders are threatening a "sea of fire" if challenged by the U-S.
Diplomatic efforts to resolve the crisis are continuing.
Tony Guida has the latest.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=NATS demonstration]
[SUPER=03-Pyongyang, North Korea; :00]
[SUPER=01-Gov. Bill Richardson/(D) New Mexico; :23]
[SUPER=01-James Lilley/Former U. S. Ambassador to South Korea; :42]
[SUPER=01-Col. Mitch Mitchell (Ret.)/CBS News Analyst; 1:17]
[SUPER=01-Tony Guida/CBS News; 1:40]
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[OUT Q=standard]
(((natsot: mass demo)



CG :1-line/Pyongyang
in pyongyang, defiance... a million north koreans at a government rally applaud withdrawal from the nuclear non-proliferation treaty.
CG :1-line/Beijing
and in beijing, a diplomatic stick: north korea's ambassador threatens to resume missile testing
CG :1-line/Santa Fe, NM
but in sante fe -- a carrot -- after three days of talks between north korean diplomats and new mexico's governor.. CG :2-line/Gov. Bill Richardson/(D) New Mexico
(SOT: RICHARDSON )

"NORTH KOREA HAS NO INTENTION OF BUILDING NUCLEAR WEAPONS."
few in the international community believe that. in fact, the state department's tells CBS News north korea is still moving in the wrong direction. yet, most believe that north korea may have no intention to use its nuclear weapons. CG :2-line/James Lilley/Fmr. U.S. Ambassador to South Korea
(SOT: LILLEY)

"WE'VE TOLD THEM -- CLINTON AND I'M, SURE BUSH -- IF YOU EVER USE THEM YOU'RE DEAD."
test weapons? build weapons? but not use them? what kind of threat, then, is north korea presenting?
In 1998 -- pyongyang stunned its neighbors by firing a medium-range missile over japan. it fell harmlessly into the sea when the 3rd stage failed.
(MAP GRAPHIC)


these days north korea's most sophisticated missiles have the capability to reach all of south korea and japan. many experts believe CG :2-line/Col. Mitch Mitchell (Ret.)/CBS News Analyst
(SOT: MITCHELL)


"IF LEFT TO THEIR OWN DEVICES THEY WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD THEIR ARSENAL AND BECOME A FORMIDABLE FOE."
but military and diplomatic analysts believe this foe is playing a game of nuclear blackmail.... using its weapons and the threat of firing them to ensure the flow of goods that the bankrupt north korean economy cannot produce: grain from the u-s, oil from china, money from japan.
(Guida standup)

CG :2-line/Tony Guida/CBS News
THAT'S WHY MOST EXPERTS BELIEVE THE SOLUTION TO THIS CRISIS WILL BE FOUND, ULTIMATELY, in DIPLOMACY THROUGH THE UNITED NATIONS. THE DANGER IS THAT NORTH KOREA HAS ALREADY SAID IF THE SECURITY COUNCIL APPROVES ECONOMIC SANCTIONS IT WILL CONSIDER THAT AN ACT OF WAR. TG CBS NEWS THE UNITED NATIONS. >))

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Some South Koreans are showing their support for the U-S.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Seoul, South Korea;]


A pro-U-S rally in Seoul was part prayer-meeting and part pep rally.
The group gathered in response to recent anti-American protests, demanding that troops go home.
Some see North Korea's efforts to escalate tensions as a way of driving a wedge between South Korea and the United States.
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[Gibb-Obit]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
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[WRITER=mjo]
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A member of disco's most legendary band of brothers has passed away.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file;]


The Bee Gee's Maurice Gibb died early today at a Miami Beach hospital.
He was 53.
Gibb suffered cardiac arrest last week before emergency surgery on a blocked intestine.
Gibb, along with his older brother Barry and his twin Robin, formed the Bee Gees and rose to fame in the 1960s.
The brothers are best known for their hit album for the movie "Saturday Night Fever."
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[King-Protest]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
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Hundreds gathered in Richmond this weekend - protesting a decision made by an area school board that opponents are calling racist.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]

More than 600 people gathered to protest Chesterfield County's decision to send children to school on Martin Luther King Junior Day. Several speakers chastised the all-white school board and African -American superintendent - for holding classes on the federal and state holiday. The day was added as a regular school day in order to make up for one of two snow days in December and two days missed earlier in the year due to the sniper shootings. School officials say the students need the make-up day to prepare for the state's mandatory Standards of Learning exams.
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[SS=None]

[BOTH MICS HOT]
Still to come on News 7 Sunday Morning....... Satellite television will soon include Roanoke Stations... but what does that mean for you? We'll tell you all about it in just a few minutes
[ANCHOR=Brent]

but first
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We have a cardio exercise that'll have you springing into action - in today's Sunday Shape-up.
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[Lotto]
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[Sunday-Shapeup]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sunday]
[WRITER=jen]
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There are a lot of easy exercises you can do both at the gym and at home to get increase your cardio endurance and burn calories. One of those is jumping rope - and that's the focus of today's Sunday Shape-up.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Ashley Beamer joins us]
[super=01-Ashley Beamer/Roanoke Athletic Club]
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[OUT Q=that's Sunday Shapeup]


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[WRITER=jen]
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That's right Brent,
Last week we learned that DirecTV will soon start carrying Roanoke's local stations on satellite. And the provider's biggest competitor - Dish Network - says it's not far behind. [two shot]
[SUPER=01-Carl Guffey/WDBJ-7 Director of Operations;]

Our Director of Operations & Engineering Carl Guffey is here to tell us what exactly that means for you.

[toss to bump] Don't go away - News 7 Sunday Morning will be right back.


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[VO-NAT]
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Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning......
Thousands of people rally in South Korea to support the U-S military, and
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Some local kids are hoping to make it onto the stage at Mill Mountain Theatre.


We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
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U-N inspectors want the U-S ca to share more of what it knows about Iraq's weapons programs.
But the White House says it's already handed over a ``tremendous amount'' of intelligence.
Lee Cowan has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq; :00]
[SUPER=01-Denis Halliday/Former U. N. Assistant Secretary-General; :44]
[SUPER=01-Lee Cowan/Reporting; 1:20]
[RUNS=1:41]
[OUT Q=standard]

(( UN weapons inspectors took to the air by helicopter again today -- the latest tool in their increasingly intensified search effort.

But the Pentagon is also using a new tool in Iraq: the internet.
NAT/SOT CEREMONY FROM MONDAY - ARMY DAY (CBS)

CG :1-line�Monday (NARR: vo: Various of Army Day ceremonies)
Many of Saddam Hussein's top generals who gathered at a ceremony to honor Iraq's Army this week - are reportedly the target of a Pentagon e-mail -- encouraging dissent and defections if there is a war. (Blair Question Time - Parliament dissolve into inspectors)(HofC TV) But even British Prime Minister Tony Blair urged this week - the inspectors should be given 'time and space' to finish their job - a hint the march toward war may be slowing.
Still, the pressure for the UN to find something IS mounting - pressure some say could do more harm than good.

CG :2-line�Denis Halliday�Fmr. U.N. Asst. Secretary-General
(SOT/DENIS HALLIDAY, FORMER UN ASST. SECRETARY GENERAL)(CBS)

"I think they're in to a no-win situation here, frankly. I think if they find something, Iraq will be held responsible. If they don't find something, Washington will not be happy."

(NARR: vo inspections)(RTV)


It's not just Washington. The inspectors e coming under increasing criticism, - (CBS) next week Iraq will file a formal complaint with Hans Blix about the inspector's tactics.
CG :1-line�Monday (vo: Saddam speech)(IRAQ TV)
Saddam Hussein has already started -- he blasted the inspectors for going beyond their mandate - calling them spies.
CG :1-line�Baghdad (vo: cancer lab)(CBS)
This technician at a cancer research lab in Baghdad said the inspectors are on a witch-hunt.
(SOT/LAB TECHNICIAN)

"They ask stilly questions. Sometimes they ask silly questions."
CG :2-line�Lee Cowan�CBS News (COWAN ON CAM) "While the questions might have been called silly here, they've been called downright aggressive elsewhere. While the UN says it's inspectors try to be polite - persistence is part of the job."
(NARR:)(CBS)


Both sides better get used to it - the UN says they could be here for months - as long as military action doesn't shorten their stay. Lee Cowan CBS News, Baghdad.>))


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North Korea now denies ever telling the U-S it had a secret nuclear weapons program.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pyongyang, North Korea;]


The news comes as a U-S envoy is in South Korea for talks on the growing dispute.
A million North Koreans protested U-S involvement at a government rally yesterday.
North Korean leaders are threatening a "sea of fire" if the U-S continues to challenge them.
Some analysts believe North Korea has no intention of using nuclear weapons.
They say its merely using the threat as blackmail to ensure it continues to receive goods from other countries.
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[South-Korea]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun. a.m.]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
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As North Koreans protested U-S intervention, South Koreans rallied behind it.
Thousands gathered in South Korea's capitol to urge the U-S onward.
Barry Petersen has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=nats demo]
[SUPER=03-Seoul, South Korea; :00]
[SUPER=01-Barry Petersen/Reporting; :49]
[RUNS=1:39]
[OUT Q=CBS News Seoul.]

((Nat sound rally..............
(vo1) Organized by South Korean Christians,it was part prayer meeting part pep rally and all pro american

(nat young man speaks in korean.)
(vo)"THE US HELPS OUR COUNTRY", SAYS THIS YOUNG MAN...
(vo2) Held in downtown Seoul, and drawing thousands, this was a reponse to anti American protesters who've demanded the

37-thousand us troops here, go home. South Korean observers promised there was a silent majority here, one that remembers America's role in the Korean war,and trusts the U-S to prevent another one. A majority today that was not so silent. Like this women:
(SOT WOMEN english) WE REJECT THE ANTI U-S MOVEMENT BARRY: SO YOU WANT THE AMERICANS TO STAY IN KOREA? WOMEN: YES SIR

, YES SIR. CG :1-line�Barry Petersen Some see North Koreas efforts to escalate tensions as a way of driving a wedge between South Korea and the United States. If this rally is any indication,it's proof that that simply isn't working.If anything, these people want the alliance with the United States to be even stronger. :17 reuters
(vo3) But the mood turned angry over North Korean's defiant announcment it's leaving the nuclear non proliferation trea

ty, designed to halt the spread of nuclear weapons:
(SOT SPEECH, KOREAN) vo: "SAVE US FROM THE THREAT OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS" SAID ONE SPEAKER, AND ADDED THIS BLUNT WISH FOR

NORTH KOREAS RECLUSIVE LEADER: "MAY HIS REGIME BE DESTROYED". (vo4) As diplomats search for an end for this escalating crisis, these are the people praying hardest that the solution will be peace. Barry Petersen CBS News Seoul.))

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[ANCHOR=Marya]
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A disco legend has passed away.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file;]


The Bee Gee's Maurice Gibb died early today at a Miami Beach hospital.
He was 53.
Gibb suffered cardiac arrest last week before emergency surgery on a blocked intestine.
Gibb, along with his older brother Barry and his twin Robin, formed the Bee Gees and rose to fame in the 1960s.
The brothers are best known for their hit album for the movie "Saturday Night Fever."
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Norfolk Southern crews hope to have part of a train line in Dinwiddie County reopened this morning.
(XXXXXXXX)

[1005essC FULL] They have been working to clean up hazardous pesticides that spilled during a derailment yesterday. [1006essC FULL] Twelve of the train's 63 cars went off the tracks near the Poole Siding community in the western part of the county.
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Officials say there were no injuries and no one has been affected by the pesticide.


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Some high school students from the Roanoke Valley might deserve some "extra" credit.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Roanoke Valley Governor's School held its annual science fair yesterday.
Projects included everything from the creation of an arm-wrestling robot to a detailed study in the construction of a gladiator-like robot.
More than a 150 projects and 60 judges made up this year's science fair.
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[SOT 12:18]
[IN Q=I think here]

((JULIE DREWRY/ROANOKE VALLEY GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL: I THINK HERE IN THIS IS SOMETHING DR. SHELLY REALLY ENVISIONED WHEN HE STARTED THIS SCHOOL AND AS THE SCHOOL AS GROWN THROUGH THE PAST 18 YEARS HE WANTED THIS PLACE OF POSSIBILITIES WHERE STUDENTS CAN DO ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING.))
[SUPER=01-Julie Drewry/Roanoke Valley Governor's School]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=anything and everything]
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[VO-NAT]


Richard Shelly is one of the Governor's school founding directors.
The school dedicated a lecture hall in his honor yesterday at the school.
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[11Theater-Audition]


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Some area kids spent the day acting out.
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[SOT 26:05]
[IN Q="OUT OF THE BLACK NIGHT"]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q="THE MIGHTY MIRO"]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Mill Mountain theatre held auditions yesterday for the upcoming musical Pocahontas.
The kids who auditioned had to perform a short song as well as a memorized speech or poem.
Eighty kids are competing for just eight parts in Pocahontas.
The musical will run February 25th to March 9th at the Mill Mountain Theatre.
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[Tease#2]



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

[BOTH MICS HOT] Still to come on our newscast -
We have highlights from last night's N-F-L playoffs -
[ANCHOR=Brent]

And
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[VO-NAT]

Several Roanoke residents are preparing for the possibility of a face off against a sports field on the legal field -
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]

[Health-Review]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=Health Review TC 56:00]
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In this week's health review,
Find out how you can boost your metabolism.
Plus, we'll show you a computer model that can predict eye injuries.
And the blood shortage prompts a local organization to hold its own blood drive.
Joy Sutton has details.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Looking for a way to speed up]
[SUPER=01-Denise Tolusso/"The Training Edge"; :09]
[SUPER=@Joy2; :30]
[SUPER=01-Joel Stitzel/Virginia Tech Graduate Student; :58]
[SUPER=01-Stefan Duma/Virginia Tech Professor; 1:23]
[SUPER=01-Brennie Conkle/Junior League of Roanoke Valley; 1:48]
[RUNS=2:09]
[OUT Q=I'm Joy Sutton]


(([ tape 502-07, 1:25:09]
Looking for a way to speed up your metabolism, one exercise physiologist says weight training is the key.
[IN Q=By doing weight training when you sleep at night]

((BY DOING WEIGHT TRAINING WHEN YOU SLEEP AT NIGHT YOU BURN 50 TO 60 CALORIES MORE A DAY IF YOU JUST ADD ONE POUND OF MUSCLE OVER A YEAR THAT TRANSLATES TO ABOUT FIVE POUNDS OF WEIGHT LOSS. SO WEIGHT TRAINING HELPS YOU LOSE WEIGHT, BUT ALSO HELPS YOU WITH SO MANY OTHER THINGS HEART DISEASE, DIABETES, OSTEOPOROSIS))
[RUNS= 19]
[OUT Q=diabetes and osteoporosis]


And increasing your metabolism becomes increasingly important after the age of 30. That's when Tolusso says your metabolism slows down by one percent every year.
That's why Tolusso recommends weight training 20 minutes a day, 3 times a week. She says it will take six to eight weeks to notice a significant change. [tape 502-05, 1:56:38]
In other health news,
Using crash test dummies to predict eye injuries caused by wrecks or airbags could soon be a thing of the past.
A Virginia Tech Graduate student has developed a computer model designed to do that and more.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT11:37:02]
[IN Q=Virtually anything you can think of]

((VIRTUALLY ANYTHING YOU CAN THINK OF, A FACE MASK A GOLLIE WOULD WEAR IN HOCKEY, A HOCKEY PUCK, ANY OF THESE THINGS COULD BE MADE TO INTERACT WITH THIS EYE MODEL))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=with this eye model]


The program can recreate almost any scenario from getting hit in the eye with a baseball at 70 miles per hour to an airbag knocking a pair of night vision goggles into someone's face.
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[SOT11:47:41]
[IN Q=So our hope is that the]

((SO OUR HOPE IS THAT THE AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY AND THE MILITARY WILL USE THIS TO DESIGN TO PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT. BETTER GOGGLES OR TO DEVELOP RESTRAINS SYSTEMS IN TERMS OF AIR BAGS AND AIR BAG COVERS THAT WILL BE LESS LIKELY TO INDUCE INJURIES ))
[RUNS= 12]
[OUT Q= less likely to induce injuries]

[tape 502-10, 1:25:14]
And finally in medical news --the Red Cross say the blood supply for the region is down to a day and half.
The shortage prompted the Junior League of the Roanoke Valley to sponsor its own blood drive. The organization hopes other business will follow its example.
(///// SOT /////)
[IN Q=We really hope other businesses]

((WE REALLY HOPE OTHER BUSINESSES WILL SEE THIS AND SAY WE CAN DO IT. IT DOESN'T MATTER IF IT'S FIVE OR 15 PEOPLE. WE HAVE 140 PEOPLE WALKING IN THE DOOR TOMORROW TO GIVE. IT'S REALLY IMPORT NAT THAT PEOPLE REALIZE ONLY 5 PERCENT OF THE POPULATION GIVES BUT 95 PERCENT WILL NEED BLOOD SOMETIME DURING THEIR LIFETIME))
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[OUT Q=sometime during their lifetime]


that's health review. I'm Joy Sutton.))
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[11Hidden-Valley]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-41 TC-2:01:48]
[GRAPHIC=none]

The controversy over installing athletic lights at one area middle school is spreading. Many residents in one Roanoke neighborhood are stepping up to bat against the lights and all that comes with them. As Justin McLeod tells us, the battle over the field may be played out in the courts.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Drew Barrineau/School Board Member; :26]
[SUPER=01-Ken Harris/Nearby Resident; :44]
[SUPER=@justin1; 1:02]
[SUPER=01-Mark Greenawald/Nearby Resident; 1:31]
[RUNS=1:52]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Roanoke]

((((NAT SOUND OF MARK TALKING ABOUT HIS BACKYARD AT 52:07 "THIS IS OUR BACKYARD RIGHT HERE."))
When Mark Greenawald walks through his backyard these days, he fears whether this peaceful setting will soon be gone.

[SOT 56:29]
[IN Q=The noise will be]

((MARK GREENAWALD/RESIDENT: THE NOISE WILL BE, THE NOISE WILL BE SOMETHING WE WILL BE ABLE TO HEAR IT FROM INSIDE OUR HOUSE.))
[Runs= 04]
[OUT Q=inside our house]


That's because his house is located within feet of Hidden Valley Middle School.
It is here where the school board wants to light an athletic field.
The goal?
To meet a need here in Southwest County.
[SOT 59:10]
[IN Q=We have five football]

((DREW BARRINEAU/SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER: WE HAVE FIVE FOOTBALL TEAMS USING ONE FIELD, WE HAVE 10 SOCCER TEAMS SCHEDULED TO PLAY ON THE SAME FIELD THIS SPRING.))
[Runs= 07]
[OUT Q=field this spring]


So the Roanoke County school board is asking for a zoning variance to install lights similar to the ones you see here.
But the proposal has angered many nearby residents.
[SOT 22:29]
[IN Q=A lot of our homes]

((KEN HARRIS/NEARBY RESIDENT: A LOT OF OUR HOMES, HOMES THAT WE HAVE WORKED ENTIRE LIVES TO ESTABLISH A SENSE OF A NEIGHBORHOOD, THEY ARE GOING TO BE DRASTICALLY EFFECTED, WE ARE GOING TO HEAR ALL THIS. WE ARE NOT GOING TO BE ABLE TO SLEEP AT NIGHT.))
[Runs= 11]
[OUT Q=sleep at night]


Residents also fear the lighted field will cause pollution, increase traffic, and hurt property values in the area.
[SOT 48:30]
[IN Q=The county school board]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD SAYS THE LIGHTS WOULD REACH A MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF 60 FEET AND WOULD ONLY BE USED FOR HIDDEN VALLEY SOCCER AND POSSIBLY FOOTBALL GAMES 30 NIGHT OF THE YEAR. THEY SAY THOSE LIGHTS WOULD BE OFF NO LATER THAN 11 O'CLOCK.))
[Runs= 13]
[OUT Q=than eleven o'clock]

((NAT SOUND AT 34:21 "A LOT OF NICE HOMES THAT ARE NO MORE THAN A HUNDRED FEET."))
Residents plan to voice their opposition at Tuesday's variance meeting.
Roanoke city's Board of Zoning Appeals will actually decide the issue because the school lies within city limits.
[SOT 56:48]
[IN Q=If this is not denied]

((MARK GREENAWALD/RESIDENT: IF THIS IS NOT DENIED AS WE HOPE IT WILL BE THEN WE WILL HAVE TO EXAMINE OUR OPTIONS AND WHICH INCLUDE TAKING IT TO CIRCUIT COURT TO APPEAL IT.))
[Runs= 07]
[OUT Q=to appeal it]


But an appeal can only come after the zoning board makes its decision and that is expected Tuesday.
Even after that vote, it is obvious no one plans to walk away (SHOT OF WALKING AT 57:36) from this issue anytime soon.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.))


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