[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....... Health officials are trying to find out what illness killed five Virginia children this week
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Roanoke Express fans put their opinion on tap about alcohol sales at the Roanoke Civic Center. We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to Hello]

[Club-Fire]


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


The governor of Rhode Island says dental records and D-N-A will have be used to identify the 96 people killed in a nightclub fire.
Meanwhile, the criminal investigation continues into who is at fault for the deadly blaze.
Elaine Quijano (kee-HA -no) has details.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=After holding out hope]
[SUPER=03-Providence, RI; :00]
[SUPER=07-Gov. Donald Carcieri; :26]
[SUPER=01-Dr.Michael Dacey/Kent Hospital; :57]
[SUPER=01-Elaine Quijano/Reporting; 1:08]
[RUNS=1:21]
[OUT Q=investigating both claims]

(( AFTER HOLDING OUT HOPE THAT THEIR LOVED MADE IT OUT ALIVE THE FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF AT LEAST 7 PEOPLE NOW KNOW FOR SURE. BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING THEIR BODIES HAD BEEN IDENTIFIED AS BEING AMONG THOSE KILLED IN THURSDAY'S NIGHTCLUB FIRE SOUTHWEST OF PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND. NOW, THE GOVERNOR IS BRINGING IN MORE FORENSIC PATHOLOGISTS TO CONTINUE THE WORK AS FAMILY MEMBERS AT A NEARBY HOTEL CARRY OUT THEIR AGONIZING WAIT.
Gov. Donald Carcieri SOT-GOV. Rhode Island what we're going to do is go 24 hours round the clock to see if we can ge

t these bodies identified as fast as possible and give some closure to the families
AT AREA HOSPITALS DOZENS OF VICTIMS NOW FACE A LONG AND PAINFUL RECOVERY SOME REMAIN IN CRITICAL CONDITION. DOCTORS SAY THE INJURIES FROM THE FIRE RANGED FROM SMOKE INHALATION TO SEVERE BURNS. ONE DOCTOR DESCRIBED ONE OF THE CHALLENGES OF TREATING THE BURN VICTIMS...
Dr.Michael Dacey SOT-dr. michael dacey, kent hosp. ICU Director, Kent Hospital They

often develop airway swelling..so many of the patients were placed on ventilators as a precautionary measure to prevent airway swelling from completely occluding their airway. MEANWHILE A LAWYER FOR THE CLUB OWNERS SAYS THE BAND THAT WAS PERFORMING DID NOT GET PERMISSION TO USE INDOOR FIREWORKS DURING IT'S ACT. THE BAND SAYS IT DID. RHODE ISLAND'S ATTORNEY
GENERAL SAYS AUTHORITIES ARE INVESTIGATING BOTH CLAIMS. ))
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[GRAPHIC=hold]


That was Elaine Quijano (kee-HA -no) reporting.


[11Child-Deaths]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=02-48 TC1:54:20]
[GRAPHIC=None]

State health officials are still looking for answers as to what killed five children in Virginia this week. All of the children were younger than 8 years old and had suffered respiratory symptoms before dying.
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[VO-NAT - :16]

Four of the children were from the Tidewater region, and another was from Richmond. So far, no link has been established, and officials have not pinpointed a cause of death. Meanwhile, health officials around the state are warning physicians to watch out for anything suspicious.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - 1:55:49 - LOCAL TAPE]
[IN Q=We're putting out...]

((DR. JODY HERSHEY/NEW RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT; WE'RE PUTTING OUT A LOT OF INFO TO PHYSICIANS PROVIDERS, TO BE AWARE OF ANY UNUSUAL OCCURRENCES OR EVENTS THAT WOULD BE SPECIFICALLY TARGET TO CHILDREN ))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Jody Hershey/New River Health District;]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=targeted to children.]
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Health officials say there is NO evidence of bioterrorism. Officials hope lab work will show what caused the children's deaths in a few days.

[Civic-Center]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-02 35:30]
[GRAPHIC=Brew Battle]


You've heard from city leaders and church leaders -
But what do fans think of the brew-ha-ha over whether the Roanoke Civic Center should be allowed to sell beer and wine at more events?
Justin McLeod went to an Express game to find out.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bob Smith/Express Fan; :28]
[SUPER=01-Kelly McFadyen/Mother; :48]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Eye/Express Fan; 1:10]
[SUPER=@justin1; 1:18]
[RUNS=1:35]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7]

((((NAT SOUND OF CROWD CHEERING))
The crowds can get rowdy here at Express games, but fans say alcohol is not to blame.
[SOT 1:08:53; 1:08:00]
[IN Q=I haven't seen any]

((AMY STEINER/EXPRESS FAN: I HAVEN'T SEEN ANY WITH THE CROWD, NOT AT ALL.)) ((DAVID LIECHTY/EXPRESS FAN: YOU'VE GOT SOME VOCAL PEOPLE BUT IT'S NOT BECAUSE OF DRINKING ALCOHOL.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=drinking alcohol]


The Civic Center can already sell beer at professional sporting events.
But, the city wants expand that and sell alcohol at concerts and other entertainment events.
[SOT 1:12:41]
[IN Q=You go to any]

((BOB SMITH/EXPRESS FAN: YOU GO TO ANY, YOU GO TO GREENSBORO, YOU GO TO ANY OTHER CITY COMPARABLE TO THIS SIZE, GREENSBORO MAY BE A LITTLE BIG BUT YOU DON'T HAVE ANY PROBLEM GETTING ALCOHOL AT HOCKEY GAME OR ANY EVENT.)) [Runs09]
[OUT Q=any event]


It is the kinds of events that worry some.
Opponents fear expanded alcohol sales would hurt the civic center atmosphere especially for families.
This fan however doesn't buy it.
[SOT 1:09:52]
[IN Q=We're going to have]

((KELLY McFADYEN/EXPRESS FAN: WE'RE GOING TO HAVE A BEER AT HOME OR OUT WITH THEM OR WITHOUT THEM. I DON'T HAVE A PROBLEM WITH IT.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=problem with it]


Supporters also point out buying beer at the Civic Center is not easy.
You first must show an id and receive a wristband.
You are then limited to three beers per person per event.
Police are also on hand to keep on eye on the crowd.
[SOT 1:15:30]
[IN Q=They stop selling]

((JENNIFER EYE/EXPRESS FAN: THEY STOP SELLING BEER AT THE BEGINNING OF THIRD PERIOD SO YOU HAVE A GOOD 45 MINUTES TO RELAX BEFORE YOU GO HOME I SUPPOSE.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=I suppose]
[SOT ]
[IN Q= ]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: LIKE IT OR NOT FANS DID SEE CHANGES AT FRIDAY NIGIHT'S EXPRESS GAME. THEY CAN NOW ONLY BUY THREE BEERS RATHER THEN FOUR AND THEY CAN NO LONGER BRING ALCOHOL INTO THE BATHROOM. THERE'S NO WORD ON WHETHER THESE CHANGES CAME ABOUT BECAUSE OF THE CONTROVERSY OVER EXPANDED ALCOHOL SALES. JUSTIN McLEOD, NEWS 7.))))

[11XGR-Budget]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=02-50 TC1:32:40]
[GRAPHIC=VA Budget]

Lawmakers are being overly optimistic with the budget. That is just one of the concerns Governor Warner voiced about the compromise budget agreed to by House and Senate negotiators yesterday, Warner also blasted lawmakers by calling the agreement "An election year ploy" Richmond Bureau Chief Meghan Muldoon has more on what's in the budget... and who's been left out.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I THINK WE DID THE BEST]
[SUPER=01-Del. Vince Callahan/(R) McLean ; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Chichester/(R) Fredericksburg; :20]
[SUPER=@Woodrum; :42]
[SUPER=@Shuler; 1:07]
[SUPER=@Putney; 1:28 QUICK!!!]
[SUPER=@Meghan1; 1:31]
[RUNS=1:39]
[OUT Q=MM, News 7, Richmond]
(([SOT 11:42:04]
[IN Q=I THINK WE DID THE BEST]

[RUNS:05]
[OUT Q=EXTREMELY DIFFICULT SITUATION.]


Lawmakers say the budget negotiations were a give and take.
They gave to D-M-V which will now open six days a week, instead of five.
And lawmakers are giving a two-point-25 percent pay raise to state workers and teachers.
But the increase is conditional.
[SOT 11:30:29]
[IN Q=IF WE HAVE A SERIOUS ECONOMIC]

[RUNS:05]
[OUT Q=EVERYTHING IS ON THE LINE.]


To pay for the plan, the state will take in more money on the sale of alcohol.
And collect five extra bucks from those renewing their drivers licenses.
Funding for non-profit cultural agencies, like Roanoke's Center in the Square, Virginia Museum of Transportation and Mill Mountain Theatre, was completely cut out of the budget.
[SOT 13:12:39]
[IN Q=IT'S SOMEWHAT IRRITATING]

[RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=WHAT WE HAVE OUT THERE.]


The budget also includes a seven percent cap on tuition increases at Virginia's colleges and universities.
Some lawmakers says the cap means more layoffs and less course offerings, at schools like Virginia Tech.
[SOT 13:18:56]
[IN Q=INSTEAD OF FOUR, FOUR AND A HALF YEARS]

[RUNS:10] [OUT QFIVE TO FIVE AND A HALF YEARS.]
As for the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, it will get 800-thousand dollars next year and less funding in later years.
Delegate Lacey Putney says he's not happy with the compromise.
[SOT 11:28:08]
[IN Q=I DIDN'T HAVE ANYTHING TO DO]

[RUNS:02]
[OUT Q=WITH THAT DEAL.]


The House and Senate will vote on the budget on Saturday.
It is expected to pass. Then lawmakers will head home.
Meghan Muldoon, News 7, Richmonod.))
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[11Non-Profits]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=02-49 TC1:47:28]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]

Many local non-profit organizations have to find financial alternatives as they face another year without state funding.
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[VO-NAT :08]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Center in the Square asked for 750-thousand dollars even though President Jim Sears says he didn't expect to receive that much.
((///// SOT at :17 /////))
[SOT 11:24:22-11:24:42]
[IN Q=I was hoping we would get some of our request...]

((JIM SEARS/CENTER IN THE SQUARE PRESIDENT: I WAS HOPING WE WOULD GET SOME OF OUR REQUEST, A TOKEN AMOUNT WHICH WOULD BE GREATLY BENEFICIAL TO CENTER IN THE SQUARE. BUT NOW WE'RE FACED WITH A DEFICIT THAT WE'LL BE RUNNING FOR THE FORSEEABLE FUTURE.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Sears/Center in the Square President;]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=running for the forseeable future.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT :07]

Sears says Center in the Square is now focusing not only on ways to cut costs but on new ways to earn money aside from fundraising.
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[sports next]


[Focus-Health]


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



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[start animation]
[runs=04]

[end animation]
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[JOY ONE SHOT]
If you're a parent who coaches a little league team or any sport for children, Carilion wants to invite you to a free sports emergencies seminar. [JOY/GUEST TWO SHOT]
[SUPER=01-Carolyn Sloan/Carilion Pediatric Nurse]


Here to tell us more about it is Carilion Pediatric Nurse Carolyn Sloan.

(XXXXXXXXX)

[TAKE 100ESSC FS]
The children sports emergency seminar will be held March 1st from 9 am to noon at the Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital Medical Building. For more information or to register call 981-7641. The event is free and open to the public. Don't go away. News 7 Saturday Morning will be right back.
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[bump]

[Depot-Lodge]


[ANCHOR=Brent at Cave]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=Time Off 2 1:58:49]
[GRAPHIC=Time Off FS Cave Monitor]


It's been 71 years since the train ran through Paint Bank, Virginia. But the old depot is back in business. In this week's Time Off, Shannon Young makes a stop at the Depot Lodge and encounters the local wildlife.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The exterior looks much the same...]
[SUPER=03-Craig Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Michelle Smith/Depot Lodge; :54]
[SUPER=01-Shawn Ballard/Hollow Hill Farm Herdsman; 1:35]
[SUPER=@Shannon2; 2:12]
[RUNS=2:18]
[OUT Q=STD]


(( The exterior looks much the same as it did in the early 1900's but everything inside the old train depot is new and improved. Last Spring, a New Jersey couple, John and Nancy Mulheren, reopened the depot as a bed and breakfast, complete with touches from the area's railway past.
[SOT 37:14-37:32]
[IN Q=We have some...]

((MICHELLE SMITH/DEPOT LODGE: WE HAVE SOME CUTE BITS OF HISTORY THAT WE'VE TRIED TO SHOWCASE IN THE LODGE. THIS TICKET DESK, SOME LANTERNS FROM THE 1920'S. IT WOULD HAVE BEEN THE NORFOLK AND WESTERN THAT RAN THROUGH HERE.))
[RUNS= :18]
[OUT Q=that ran through here.]

Guests are invited to lounge in the common area and help themselves to snacks and drinks in the kitchen. And when it comes time to retire for the night, they'll find downhome luxury devoid of tv's and telephone but rich in special details.
[SOT 41:13-41:41]
[IN Q=And this is our suite...]

((MICHELLE: AND THIS IS OUR SUITE. IT SLEEPS FOUR TO FIVE PEOPLE. WOULD HAVE BEEN THE FREIGHT ROOM. THE BEST PART IS THE FREIGHT DOORS. THESE WOULD HAVE BEEN THE ORIGINAL FREIGHT DOORS. WE WERELE TO STRIP THEM DOWN AND PRESERVE THEM AND THEY PULL RIGHT ACROSS YOUR DOORS AND WINDOWS AT NIGHT AS YOUR BLINDS.))
[RUNS= :28]
[OUT Q=at night as your doors.]

Four smaller rooms upstairs boast handmade bunk beds so big they had to be built on site. Each room has a bath and gas stove. After a cozy night's sleep, take a jaunt up the road to another Mulheren business, Hollow Hill Farm, one of the premiere bison farms in the country.
[SOT 50:53-51:09]
[IN Q=In some ways they're wilder...]

((SHAWN BALLARD/HERDSMAN, HOLLOW HILL FARM: IN SOME WAYS THEY'RE WILDER, IN SOME WAYS CALMER. IF ONE GETS OUT AND YOU CAN GET ONE BACK THROUGH THE GATE, THEY'LL ALL GO BUT THEY'RE A WHOLE LOT QUICKER. THEY CAN RUN ABOUT 40-MILES AN HOUR. YOU GOTTA MOVE YOUR TOES WHEN THEY'RE AROUND.))
[RUNS=: 16]
[OUT Q=move your toes when they're around.]

Ballard says bison is a little harder to cook than regular beef but that the extra time is worth it.
[SOT 50:32-50:46]
[IN Q=They're very healthy for you.]

((SHAWN: THEY'RE VERY HEALTHY FOR YOU, REAL GOOD, LOW CHOLESTEROL. ALOT OF PEOPLE REALLY LIKE IT, TRYING TO GET INTO IT. IT TAKES LONGER TO COOK, A LITTLE BIT DRIER THAN REGULAR MEAT.))
[RUNS= :14]
[OUT Q=drier than regular meat.]

But don't take his word for it. Check in at the Depot Lodge where, of course, bison is on the menu. Shannon Young, News 7, Paint Bank.))


[ANCHOR=Brent at desk]
(++++++++)

For more information about the Depot Lodge or Hollow Hill Farm log onto our website and click on News 7 Saturday and Sunday Morning.
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[Sports-Tease]


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

Coming up in sports - Patrick Henry tries to stay perfect -
[anchor=brent]

and
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


Michael Jordan shows the Nets how to score some nets .
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[Break #3]



[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...... The night club fire in Rhode Island has many remembering incidents like Coconut Grove - and wondering what more they can do -
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Plus - we'll show you what one Roanoke night club is doing to ensure safety.
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to hello]

[Clayson-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire]


The death toll in the Rhode Island Nightclub fire is now at 96, making it one of the deadliest club fires in U-S history.
Now investigators are trying to determine who is at fault. Meanwhile, family and friends say there farewells to the victims of another nightclub tragedy.
Jane Clayson reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=In Chicago]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL; :03]
[SUPER=01-Stanley Perkins/Fire Inspector; :40]
[SUPER=01-Jay Nedry/JAXX Nightclub Owner; 1:42]
[SUPER=01-Jane Clayson/CBS News; 1:55]
[RUNS=2:09]
[OUT Q=no sprinklers mean death - QUICK OUT]


(( WE'VE BEEN CRYING..WE CAN'T STOP CRYING NARR: In Chicago , Family and friends said goodbye... to Bianca Ferguson...a 24 year-old beauty who loved to sing..
UNCLE SOT: SO MANY YOUNG PEOPLE PERISHED UNNECESSARILY

(photo Ferguson/club aftermath) NARR: Ferguson was one of 21 victims killed Sunday night as a panicked crowd rushed for the exits after pepper spray was fired into the air.
(crew video) NARR: The horror was just the opening act in this weeks nightclub mayhem: Ironically, CBS affiliate WPRI was doing a story on club safety... when last night's fire in the Rhode Island night club broke out.
Stanley Perkins, LAFD SOT: NO MATTER HOW BIG THE EXIT IS THE FIRST PEOPLE STUMBLE AND THE NEXT PEOPLE PILE ON TOP AND

THEN IT JUST GOES ON FROM THERE. NARR: Fire inspector Stanley Perkins says they're reminders of past tragedies that resulted in stricter safety regulations. GRX: In 1942 ... overcrowding and insufficient exits lead to the deaths of 492 people who were killed in Boston's Coconut Grove Night club fire. It was the first...and biggest catalyst for change. Subsequent codes required better marking of exit doors and a minimum of two exits in public areas. Building code violations and overcrowding turned fire into castastrophe in 1977 at the Beverly Hills Supper Club in Kentucky. The electric industry now has standards calling for copper wiring for internal electrical systems. The 1980 MGM Grand Hotel fire in Las Vegas that killed 85 prompted therequirement of automatic sprinkler systems in each guestroom. (end grxover video)
SOT Stanley Perkins, LAFD: THE CLUB OWNERS SEE IT AS DOLLAR SIGNS. I SEEIT HAS HUMAN BEINGS.

NARR: And last night's fire is already having an effect on safety.Virginia club owner Jay Nedry...where the band Great White was scheduled to play next is taking no chances. Nat snd: Fire marshall Exits are clearly marked -- should i paint thedoor? NARR: He had fire marshalls inspect his club inside out in the hopes ofpreventing a similiar scenario.
JAY NEDRY, Owner JAXX nightclub TBD SOT: did it for precautionaryreasons...knew everyone would be freaked out.

TAG:))

[anchor=Joy]
[ss=hold]

That was Jane Clayson reporting


[11Club-Safety]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-53 TC1:00:18]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]

Local fire officials say prevention is key to avoiding this type of tragedy.
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[VO-NAT :14.5]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The Coffee Pot in Roanoke is just one example of a nightspot in Roanoke that must follow fire codes. The location has fire exits, extinguishers and a fire exhaust system. The owner says the chance of a blaze is slim to none.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 00:05:18]
[IN Q=IT'S SOMETHING]

((CARROLL BELL/THE COFFEE POT; IT'S SOMETHING THEY TAKE SERIOUSLY SOMETHING THAT I TAKE VERY SERIOUSLY BECAUSE WE HAVE THE LIVES OF OTHER PEOPLE IN OUR HANDS AND THAT'S A VERY BIG RESPONSIBILITY.))
[SUPER=01-Carroll Bell/The Coffee Pot;]
[RUN=:11]
[OUT Q=A VERY BIG RESPONSIBILITY.]
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[VO-NAT]

Roanoke's Fire Marshal Marlan Morris says The Coffee Pot has a good record with them. Fire code is a state law and if broken, jail time could be enforced. Morris says a majority of businesses cooperate and work with them to comply. The city's goal is to inspect each location once a year.
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[6Child-Deaths]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=02-48 TC1:53:33]
[GRAPHIC=None]

The sudden deaths of five children this week have parents concerned about their children's health - and overloading emergency rooms as health officials look for the cause.
(------------)
[VO-NAT - :14]

The children were under 8 years old. Four of them were from the Tidewater area, and one was from the Richmond area.
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]

Authorities are looking into the deaths, and physicians state wide are looking out for anything suspicious.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - 1:55:36 - LOCAL TAPE]
[IN Q=The unexplained deaths...]

((DR. JODY HERSHEY/NEW RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT; THE UNEXPLAINED DEATHS IN THE TIDEWATER AND RICHMOND AREA CERTAINLY HAVE AN INCREASE IN OUR SURVEILLANCE AT ALL OUR HOSPITALS WITH PHYSICIANS IN TERMS OF ANY UNUSUAL EVENTS OCCURRING WITHIN CHILDREN.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Jody Hershey/New River Health District;]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=ocurring within children.]
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Officials say it could take several days for lab work that could show what killed the children to be completed, but they add there is NO evidence of bioterrorism, and that the deaths could just be a coincidence.

[11Smallpox]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=02-51 TC1:37:10]
[GRAPHIC=Smallpox]

Hundreds of health care workers in our area could soon get the smallpox vaccine.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Yesterday]


Yesterday, local health officials began training their personnel on administering the vaccine safely.
Health officials are also joining forces with 17 hospitals in the region to develop a plan for handling a possible attack.
They say if there is a smallpox outbreak they would be able to vaccinate everyone in the region in 10 days.
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[Tease#2]



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

[BOTH MICS HOT] Educational Opportunities for Low-Income and Disabled Americans are few and far between - but they do exist! We'll explain coming up
[ANCHOR=Brent]

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

The early years of the Civil War march onto the big screen this weekend - find out whether its worth charging into theatres in this weeks movie review. [Brent ad-lib almanac -- WX PRO]
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[Brent MIC hot] [ No 2-shot toss go straight to almanac bump] [soft music under]

[Biz-Review]


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

New jobs in the Roanoke Valley and snow and ice keep one business hot. Rachel Cannon has that and more in this week's Business Review.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; ::05]
[SUPER=01-George Marvin/Marvin Windows and Doors; :27]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :40]
[SUPER=03-Troutville; :56]
[RUNS=1:38]
[OUT Q=MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]

(([MUSIC AND GRAPHICS] This week in review...
[TAPE#=02-51 TC1:30:18]

The job market is opening up in the Valley with the addition of two new businesses. Marvin Windows and Doors will build a new manufacturing plant in Roanoke County's Gateway Commerce Park. The location will make the Integrity line of doors and windows. It means 350-jobs over a five year period
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=WE'RE GOING TO HIRE ENGINEERS]

((GEORGE MARVIN/MARVIN WINDOWS AND DOORS; WE'RE GOING TO HIRE ENGINEERS HR PEOPLE ALL THE PROFESSIONAL WHITE COLLAR WE'LL DO SOME OF THAT UPFRONT EARLIER THIS YEAR, OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTHS AND AT THE END OF THE YEAR AND EARLY NEXT YEAR WE'LL BE HIRING FACTORY ASSEMBLE PEOPLE.))
[OUT Q=PEOPLE]

Meanwhile, The Vidette Group in downtown Roanoke is hiring immediately. They are a web-based sales firm that will hire about one-hundred sales reps to sell advertising on the Internet. Officials hope the company helps the E-town concept for Warehouse Row. [INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE]
[TAPE#=02-55 TC59:52]

Joe Arrington says his towing business gets hectic when we get snow. He estimates within a couple days they already received about 1-hundred calls for tows, a majority due to ice. With six trucks in his fleet, he says callers have to get in line and be patient. [INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE] [FULLSCREEN ON TAPE] Finally some housing numbers for the Roanoke Valley. 250 contracts closed with an average price of almost 159-thousand dollars, about 10 per cent higher than one year earlier. The housing inventory is at 1,970 while new listings totaled 666. For News 7, I'm Rachel Cannon and that's this week's Business Review. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]))



[2-Sp-Tease]


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

Coming up in sports - we'll check out the starting lineup for tomorrow's Subway 400 -
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]

AND - if at first you don't succeed - try, try again - the Express is back in town - scoring a win over Greensboro.
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[ bump]
[Break #6]



[Preview-Profile]


[ANCHOR=Brent]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=Profile]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A charmed life. The story of a brush with death.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Keith Humphry took a ride this week with Deputy Sheriff "Bumper" Morgan. While those who work with Bumper know him as one of the happiest, most easy-going guys who's ever worn a uniform, Bumper told us about the day he thought he was about to die.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 22:13- -PROMO BITE?]
[IN Q=When I woke]

((WHEN I WOKE UP THAT MORNING AND CAME TO WORK, I WAS HAPPY AS A LARK, LAUGHING AND JOKING, AND IN LESS THAN HALF AN HOUR YOUR WHOLE LIFE HAS CHANGED.))
[SUPER=01-F. J. "Bumper" Morgan/Roanoke Sheriff's Deputy]
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[OUT Q=life has changed.]
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The full story of Bumper Morgan... his 25 years as a Roanoke Sheriff's Deputy... why he says his career is like a Sears and Roebuck catalog, and yet he's counting the days to his retirement next Friday.
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All that coming up tomorrow on News 7 Sunday Mornin'. (------------)