[Open-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Marya]

[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]
[SUPER=@Marya1;]
[SUPER=@Brent1;]

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning.. Residents across the area are signing relief as flood waters are receding - but the damage has been done in some areas-
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And officials have recovered a vehicle swept away in yesterday's floods - one victim was found inside. We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.


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[2-shot toss to Hello]

[VO-Vinton-Search]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=03-04 19:09]
[GRAPHIC=Flooding]

Vinton Police say a pickup truck that was swept into Tinker Creek near 5th and Walnut last night has been recovered, with one victim found dead inside.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/This Morning;]

The red Toyota pickup was found about 100 feet from the spot where it was last seen going under. Witnesses say the pickup disappeared in a matter of seconds.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=As it approached]
[SUPER=01-Vincent Rogers/Witness;]
[RUNS=11]

((VINCENT ROGERS/WITNESS: As it approached the water, it just disappeared. The current picked it up and turned it sideways, the front end facing down the river. Then all of a sudden the front end dropped off and the taillights popped up and that was the end of the truck.))
[OUT Q=the end of the truck]
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The pickup was found less than 90 minutes after search efforts resumed this morning.
[SUPER=03-Last night]

Last night, rescuers checked both sides of Tinker Creek, and a swift water rescue team from Salem was called in, but high waters forced officials to call off efforts. Again, the pickup has been recovered with one victim found inside, but Vinton police are not releasing further information at this time.
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[PKG-Willow-River]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=03-03 TC-44:30]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


The flooding forced hundreds of families to evacuate a Salem apartment complex. 300 units at the Willow River apartment complex were emptied in just a few hours.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=NATS Knocking, fire department]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=01-Alicia Ford/Resident;:19]
[SUPER=01-Jack Flurnoy/Resident; :34]
[SUPER=01-Eddie Hile/Salem Fire Department; :48]
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[OUT Q= to abandon untouched.]



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[SOT 1:03:23]

((NATS: FEMALE FIREFIGHTER: KNOCKING... FIRE DEPT. FIRE DEPT. ANYBODY HERE? ))
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As flood waters rose alarmingly in the Willow River apartments, firefighters went door to door, clearing out residents.
Alicia Ford and her family live in a ground floor unit... and had only hours to move their belongings to safety.
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[SOT 1:10:04]

((ALICIA FORD: WE JUST PUT EVERYTHING UP THAT'S IMPORTANT AND NOW WE'RE PUTTING THE FURNITURE UP. HOPEFULLY, IT WON'T HURT IT. ))
[RUNS= :06]


With a 4 o'clock deadline to get out of the complex and the water rising rapidly, residents were working fast to pack up cars, trunks and trailers.
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[SOT 1:06:05]

((JACK FLURNOY: WE LET PEOPLE THAT LIVE ON THE BOTTOM APARTMENTS TAKE THEIR STUFF AND PUT IT IN OUR APT, SO THEY WOULDN'T HAVE TO MOVE EVERYTHING OUT OF HERE. ))
[RUNS= :08]


The complex faces a threat both from the river and from the drains that flow into it.
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[SOT 1:14:51]

((LT. EDDIE HILE/SALEM FIREFIGHTER: THAT DRAIN SYSTEM HAS NOW BACKED UP ... AND NOW OUR CONCERN IS IF THAT WATER DOES START COMING OVER THE BERM, THE COMPLEX WILL FILL UP RAPIDLY, JUST LIKE A BOWL. ))
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Firefighters say at least two people elected to stay behind, even though the power was cut off for safety reasons.

Those who don't have friends and relatives to stay with are going to the Roanoke Civic Center.
But as they watch the river rise, all are hoping it will leave the homes they're having to abandon untouched.))

[11Salem-Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=02-54 TC-1:30:32]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]

The good news for Willow River residents -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Yesterday]

, and for nearby mobile home owners in Salem, is the floodwaters are now receding. But yesterday, residents at Salem Village and Rameys Mobile Home Parks watched the river waters rise closer to their homes .. reaching waist-high levels in some locations. Neighbors put in some team efforts, helping each other move vehicles from the flood's path.
And many who live closest to the high water chose to get out.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I just got everythinng out]

((I JUST GOT EVERYTHING OUT OF MY HOUSE MY IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS AND WHAT HAVE YOU. AND I'M JUST GOING TO GET OUT OF HERE AND LET IT DO WHAT IT'S GOT TO DO))
[SUPER=01-Andrew Atkins/Mobile Home Owner]
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=what it's got to do]
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[VO-NAT]

If there is any good news, it's that this area is in a flood plain so the residents are required to have flood insurance.
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[sports next]



[Pitts-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=SunAM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]

An early morning accident killed an 18-year old man in Pittsylvania County. Police say Brian Christopher Louhoff (loo-hoff) of Dryfork lost control of his vehicle and was ejected when it flipped on Route 41. Louhoff was pronounced dead at the scene.

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[WRITER=jen]
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[Transplant-Death]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun. a.m.]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Medical News]


A spokeswoman for the family of a teenage girl who died after a botched organ transplant says the hospital treated her parents "poorly."
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Durham, NC;]


Jessica Santillan's family wanted to keep her alive -- even though she was brain dead.
However, Duke University Medical Center took her off life support last night, which the hospital has a legal right to do.
Jessica's surgeon issued an apology to the family for transplanting a heart and lungs that did not match Jessica's blood type.
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[SOT @ 1:42 (end of bite)]
[IN Q=I hope that we]

((DR. JAMES JAGGERS: I hope that we, and others, can learn from this tragic mistake and move forward to make the process safer and available to more of those in need. To do otherwise would fail to properly honor Jesica and her memory ))
[SUPER=01-Dr. James Jaggers/Jessica's Surgeon;]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=and her memory.]
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[VO-NAT]


Jessica's parents brought her to North Carolina from Mexico to try to save her life.
A family spokesperson says her parents were "hysterical" and "very hurt" that doctors took Jessica off life support.
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[Health-Review]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=health]
[GRAPHIC=Health Review]


In health review,
A fertility clinic is coming to the Roanoke Valley.
And health officials train their personnel on how to administer the smallpox vaccine.
Plus, drug coated stents could soon be available for clogged arteries.
Joy Sutton has details.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Lewis-Gale Medical Center]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Marwan Shaykh/Fertility Specialist; :10]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Narinder Bhalla/Cardiology Associates of Virginia; :54]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Jody Hershey/New River Health District; 1:27]
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[TAPE#=502-10 1:59:02]

(( Lewis-Gale Medical Center plans to help more couples in the Roanoke Valley experience the joy of childbirth by starting an assisted fertility program.
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[IN Q=Our plan is to provide]

((OUR PLAN IS TO PROVIDE ALL TYPES OF ADVANCED TREATMENTS AND THAT INCLUDES IN-VITRO FERTILIZATION, TUBAL SURGERY AND TREATMENT FOR MALE INFERTILITY))
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[OUT Q=treatment for male infertility]


Lewis-Gale Medical Center says it found that 20 to 30 couples in the region were traveling hours away every month for services like in-vitro fertilization.
The fertility clinic is expected to open in April.
[TAPE#=502-10 1:57:23]


In other health news,
Stents have been used for years to treat people with clogged arteries. While they can help keep an artery open, they can renarrow because of scar tissue.
But a new type of stents --known as medicated stents could change that. The stents are coated with some of the same drugs used for chemotherapy.
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[SOT1:41:33]
[IN Q=The way these agents work]

((THE WAY THESE AGENTS WORK IS BY PREVENTING GROWTH OF CELLS THROUGH THE STENT MESH WORK AND THE IDEA BEING THAT SINCE THE RENARROWING IS CAUSED BY THE CELL GROWTH THAT IF THESE MEDICATIONS WORK THEY WILL STOP THE GROWTH))
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[OUT Q=will stop the growth.]
[TAPE#=502-06 1:36:15]


And finally in medical news,
Local health officials are training their personnel on how to administer the smallpox vaccine.
Health care workers will have to be extremely cautious not only in screening who can get the vaccine but also in administering it safely.
Health officials say that's why it is not currently available to general public.
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[SOT51:30]
[IN Q=Vaccination is probably not going to]

((VACCINATION IS PROBABLY NOT GOING TO BE NEEDED HERE BECAUSE OF THAT THREE TO FOUR DAY WINDOW. IF YOU'RE EXPOSED WE CAN VACCINATE YOU WITHIN THREE TO FOUR DAYS OF EXPOSURE AND PREVENT YOU FROM GETTING SMALLPOX))
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Health officials have also joined forces with 17 area hospitals to prepare for the possibility of a biological, chemical or nuclear attack.
That's health review, I'm Joy Sutton))
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
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[TAKE PINNACLE FS]
For more information about the assisted fertility program you can call 1-888-633-9944 or you can find a link to Lewis-Gale Medical Center's web site on OUR web page.
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Stay with us.. there's much more to come on News-7 Sunday Morning.[Weekend-Diner]


[ANCHOR=Brent]
[NEWSCAST=Sat. AM]
[WRITER=bwa]
[TAPE#=WKND Diner #8]
[GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe]

This morning on the diner we head to the home of Brenda Tyree in Rocky Mount, where her recipe for Red Velvet Cake is winning top honors among her family and friends. But, my question is, what's so popular about a cake that's red?
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[ANCHOR=Brent]

[Take FS Chyron 7153]
If you would like a copy of today's recipe, check out our web site at WDBJ-7-dot com and click on the Weekend Diner Icon. Or - you can send us a self-addressed, stamped envelope to... Weekend Diner Care Of WDBJ7.....P.O. Box 7 Roanoke....Virginia 24022-0007.

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[STRAIGHT TO Marya for sports]





[Sports-Tease]


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

It wasn't a good day to be a Hokie on the hardwood - we'll explain after the break -
[ANCHOR=BRENT]

PLUS
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[VO-NAT]


The top four ODAC seeds are right where you'd expect them - in today's semi-finals. Hightlight are just ahead in sports.
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[Break #3]



[Singers]


[ANCHOR=Brent at PS]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


((Brent ad libs quick intro about Craig Co Boys))
[BRENT AD LIBS QUICK INTRO] [BAND PLAYS TO BREAK] [USE PINNACLE AS BUMPER PLEASE!]

[SUPER=04-Craig County Boys; ]





[2Open-Heads]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


[roll cold out of the open]

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

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning......
Vinton police have recovered at least one victim of this weekend's flooding.
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Plus, the latest on two men trapped in an overflowing Roanoke River.
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to hello]

[2VO-Vinton-Search]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=03-04 19:09]
[GRAPHIC=Flooding]

Searchers have recovered a pickup truck that was swept into Tinker Creek in Vinton last night. One victim was found inside, but police are not yet releasing further information on his or her identity.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/This Morning;]

The red Toyota pickup was found about 100 feet from the spot where it was last seen going under near 5th and Walnut. Witnesses say it disappeared in seconds.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=As it approached]
[SUPER=01-Vincent Rogers/Witness;]
[RUNS=11]

((VINCENT ROGERS/WITNESS: As it approached the water, it just disappeared. The current picked it up and turned it sideways, the front end facing down the river. Then all of a sudden the front end dropped off and the taillights popped up and that was the end of the truck.))
[OUT Q=the end of the truck]
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The pickup was found less than 90 minutes after search efforts resumed this morning.
[SUPER=04-Last night]

Last night, rescuers checked both sides of Tinker Creek, and a swift water rescue team from Salem was called in, but high waters forced officials to call off efforts. Again, the pickup has been recovered with one victim found inside, but Vinton police are not releasing further information at this time.
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[VOB-River-Rescue]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=03-10 00:20]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


A river rescue effort in Montgomery County yesterday appeared to have a happier ending at first, but one of the two men rescued later died from hypothermia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./Yesterday;]

Rescuers needed repeated efforts to reach two men trapped by the surging Roanoke River waters near Elliston. It took nearly 50 people working together for three hours to reach the pair.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=This is a very]
[SUPER=01-David Hubler/Shawsville Rescue Squad;]
[RUNS=13]

((DAVID HUBLER/SHAWSVILLE RESCUE SQUAD; THIS IS A VERY COMPLICATED RESCUE SINCE YOU KNOW THE VICTIMS WERE OUT IN THE MIDDLE OF A REAL SWIFT WATER PROBLEM. BOATS HAD PROBLEMS GETTING TO THEM WE HAD PROBLEMS GETTING ROPES IT WAS A MESS.))
[OUT Q=ropes. It was a mess.]
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[VO-NAT]

Stewart and Brian (KWEZ-en-berry) Quesenberry were taken to Carilion New River Valley Health Center for treatment for hypothermia. Hospital officials confirmed today that Brian Quesenberry died before midnight.
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[11NRV-Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=03-06 TC-18:18]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]

Up to two inches of rain fell across some parts of the New River Valley, washing out bridges and roads...and turning land into lakes.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./Yesterday;]

Several secondary roads were closed due to flooding, and in some areas, drivers were warned they would be ticketed if they tried to pass through. But, that didn't worry many people, who spent most of the day at home anyway just trying to clean up the damage left by the rain.
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[SOT 7:52]
[IN Q=MY SON WENT]
[SUPER=07-Mary Early;]

((MARY EARLY: MY SON WENT AND GOT A GAS-POWERED PUMP AND THEY GOT ONE IN THE BASEMENT AND IT'S GOING OUT THAT WAY AND WE'RE JUST PUMPING IT OUT 8:02))
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[OUT Q=PUMPING IT OUT]
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[VO-NAT]

V-Dot officials say they encourage folks to notify them of areas that have a lot of debris and flooding. The department says it will begin making emergency repairs this morning.
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[11Gen-Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-01 TC-32:33]
[GRAPHIC=wipe]


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[NAT SOT WATER]
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[VO-NAT :11]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.]


In Rockbridge County, route 608 near Natural Bridge could have used a bridge of its own. Flooding prompted V-DOT to close the road, and residents to keep a close eye outside.
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[SOT FULL]
[INQ=We woke up]
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[SUPER=01-Darless Catalan/Rockbridge Co. Resident;]
[OQ=the bank here.]

((DARLESS CATALAN: WE WOKE UP AND KINDA HEARD RUSHING, YOU CAN KINDA SMELL THE RIVER SORT OF THE CREEK WHEN IT FLOODS AND WE LOOKED OUTSIDE AND IT WAS WAY UP OVER THE BANK HERE.))
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[VO-NAT]


Even major roads like Route 220 saw considerable water, from the (MAG-uh-dee) Maggoddee Creek in Boones Mill, to an Exxon station near Hunting Hills.
And high water forced workers at the animals shelter on Eastern Avenue in Roanoke to move some animals to higher ground.
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[11XGR]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=03-09 TC-1:55]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Budget]

The 2003 Virginia General Assembly session ended with a "flood' of debate. The Republican-controlled General Assembly session adjourned yesterday with legislators enacting their version of a budget and Democrats calling it irresponsible.
Meghan Muldoon has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=NAT SOUND]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; :00]
[SUPER=01-Del. Frank Hall/(D) Richmond; :15]
[SUPER=01-Del. Vince Callahan/(R) Mclean; :41]
[SUPER=01-Del. Chap Petersen/(D) Fairfax; :57]
[SUPER=@MarkWarner; 1:19]
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[OUT Q=MM, News 7, Richmond]

(([NAT SOUND Speaker Howell saying we now adjourn sine die 04:17:00]
The 2003 session ended and with a bang.
As Democrats and Republicans clashed over the budget.
Democrats accused the majority party of inflating revenue estimates and loading the budget with new fees.
[SOT 00:40:08]
[IN Q=THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT]
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[OUT Q=HAVE FAILED THAT TEST]


Republicans shot back.
House Appropriations Chairman Vince Callahan defended the figures.
And accused Democrats of political posturing.
[SOT 00:41:29]
[IN Q=I AM ACTUALLY DISGUSTED]
[RUNS= :08]
[OUT Q=THIS SIDE OF THE AISLE. DISTORTING WHAT WE DID.]
[SOT 00:42:00]
[IN Q=WE DID NOT INFLATE THAT]
[RUNS= :03]
[OUT Q=ONE DOLLAR, NOT ONE DIME.]


The partisan bickering inspired poetry in one Democrat.
[SOT 00:55:48]
[IN Q=A FIVE DOLLAR INCREASE AT D-M-V]
[RUNS= :11]
[OUT Q=UNLESS YOU HAPPEN TO BE A HORSE.]


Despite the clash, both houses voted overwhelmingly in favor of the 52 billion dollar spending plan.
And adjourned on schedule to the apparent relief of Governor Mark Warner.
[SOT 15:57:46]
[IN Q=IT'S BEEN GREAT TO HAVE THEM]
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[OUT Q=AS THEY GO BACK HOME.]


Lawmakers also seemed eager to leave.
But they'll be back, on April 2nd to take on the Governor in the veto session.
Meghan Muldoon, News 7, Richmond.))

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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=02-48 TC-1:55:01]
[GRAPHIC=Woodrum]

Longtime lawmaker Chip Woodrum is retiring from the House of Delegates.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


The Democrat says he will not run for another term.
Woodrum says serving the people of the Roanoke Valley has been a wonderful experience.
But he says it is time for somebody else to shoulder the responsibility.
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[SOT 14:19:57]
[IN Q=I WANTED TO LEAVE]

((DELEGATE CHIP WOODRUM/RETIRING FROM HOUSE: I WANTED TO LEAVE BEFORE I GOT TO THE POINT THAT PEOPLE SAID WELL, WHAT'S HE DOING DOWN THERE. YOU KNOW IT'S JUST TIME. TWENTY-FOUR YEARS IS GOOD ENOUGH FOR ME. YOU KNOW, SOME PEOPLE SHOULD BE DOWN HERE 35 YEARS, SOME PEOPLE SHOULDN'T BE DOWN HERE AT ALL. TWENTY FOUR YEARS FEELS ABOUT RIGHT.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Chip Woodrum/Retiring from House]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=FOUR YEARS FEELS ABOUT RIGHT.]
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[VO-NAT]


Woodrum says he plans to enjoy himself and take it easy.
Governor Mark Warner says the lawmaker's retirement is a "great loss" to Western Virginia.
Woodrum is the second Roanoke area Democrat to announce his retirement this month.
Delegate Vic Thomas has also said he will not run again.
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[SS=None]

[BOTH MICS HOT] He's been living his dream of civil service for more than half his life -
[ANCHOR=Brent]

but now
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[VO-NAT]

it's time to turn over his keys and hang up his hat - find out what's next for Deputy Bumper Morgan in today's Virginia Profile. [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]

[Profile-Open]


[ANCHOR=Brent]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=Va. Profile]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Profile cave monitor]

He has served half his life as a Roanoke Sheriff's Deputy. As a law enforcement officer in his hometown, Deputy F-J Morgan says he's living his dream. Keith Humphry explains why- -if that's the case- -Deputy Morgan plans to hang up the brown uniform at the end of this week.

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[IN Q=You can just walk]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-F. J. "Bumper" Morgan/Deputy Sheriff; :37]
[SUPER=@keith2; 1:23]
[SUPER=01-George McMillan/Roanoke City Sheriff; 1:30]
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[OUT Q=...just like family. This is my family. This IS my family.]



(([15:10 NAT SOT full ]

((YOU CAN JUST WALK THROUGH THERE.)) Deputy Morgan is counting down the days as he works a security check point in the city courthouse. He seems to be the happiest man in the building, not just because he's leaving.
He's always had a smile on his face.
[NAT SOT full: 15:48]

((MORNING, HOW ARE YOU? YOU DOING ALIGHT TODAY?)) He claims only two people know his real name. To everyone else, he's "Bumper." [20:20] ((nat on police radio)) In 19--, Bumper finally got the one thing he wanted more than a badge, a gun and a uniform: he was assigned a patrol car to serve civil papers.
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((I ALWAYS WANTED TO BE A POLICEMAN IN MY HOMETOWN OR A DEPUTY SHERIFF IN MY HOMETOWN.))
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Living the dream. He'd been a civil process server about four years when one morning he saw a man pull out a 9 millimeter automatic and level it at another man at the corner of Whitten and Burrell. ((I STOPPED RIGHT ALONG IN HERE.))
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[RUNS= :04]

Bumper flipped on the blue lights, got out of his car and drew down on the man with the gun. ((IDENTIFIED MYSELF, TOLD THE PERSON, "DEPUTY SHERIFF." AT THAT POINT HE POINTED THE GUN BACK AT ME.))
[RUNS=: 08]

James Bumbry not only pointed his gun at Bumper, he may have fired a shot at him. When Bumbry's gun was recovered, police found there was one spent cartridge.
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((ACTUALLY I COULD HAVE KILLED HIM AT LEAST THREE TIMES. BUT ONLY GOD KNOWS WHY I DIDN'T.))
[RUNS=: 06]

((HE WOULD HAVE BEEN JUSTIFIED, I THINK, TO HAVE SHOT, BUT THAT'S JUST THE TYPE OF PERSON HE IS.))
[RUNS= 05]
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[SOT 4:53 cover this bite from George ]

[w/ Bumper peering around corner] ((HE IS A VERY RELIGIOUS MAN AND HE DOES HAVE FAITH IN OUR GOOD LORD.))
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life passed quickly
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[SOT 44:55]
[IN Q=]

((I READ A SCRIPTURE OUT OF THE BIBLE EVERYDAY BEFORE I PUT MY GUN BELT ON. AND THAT'S WHAT BROUGHT ME THIS FAR AND WHERE I'M AT TODAY. Out of the shadow of the valley of death. I FEAR NO EVIL.))
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[OUT Q=]

Within a few months Bumper was back inside. Then his best friend in the sheriff's office died, and suddenly Bumper realized that as lucky as he's been there might be more to life than law enforcement. He retires Friday at age 50.
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((IT BEGINS TO SINK IN, BECAUSE SUNDAY I FOUND MYSELF SITTING ON THE BED, CRYING. MY DAUGHTER WALKED IN THE ROOM AND ASKED ME WHAT WAS I CRYING ABOUT.)) [nat and laughter on criminal side of the clerk's office]((AND I TOLD HER, THE GUYS DOWN HERE ARE JUST LIKE FAMILY.))
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((THIS IS MY FAMILY. THIS IS MY FAMILY. ))
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[TRUST]


[ANCHOR=Marya at BAM]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=N7 Sunday AM in BAM]


Families that are homeless or in crisis have a place to go in Roanoke.
TRUST House provides an emergency home AND tries to help them move on.
But the organization needs some help from the community.
[SUPER=01-Colleen Carrell/TRUST Executive Director;]


Colleen Carrell is executive director at TRUST.
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[vo-nat]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]
[runs= 2:15]
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- It's been an especially cold winter. Has that impacted you? - Donations have been down all over. Has that affected TRUST? - Talk about some of your services. What are you doing to raise awareness about TRUST? - How can people help out?

(XXXXXXXXX)

[take open house board FS] And if you would like to learn more about TRUST, you can visit their open house this Thursday from three to seven. Artwork from Patrick Branch will be on display and there will also be a silent auction.
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[MARYA ONE SHOT] [SPORTS TEASE NEXT - MARYA ONLY FROM BAM]




[Sun-Lottery]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]




[super=137-9 2 1/1 1 4 5/17 23 24 25 31/06 07 13 18 26 30;] Pick 3/Pick 4/Cash 5/Lotto Virginia
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[Sunday-Shapeup]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sunday AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=Sunday Shapeup]
[GRAPHIC=Sunday Shapeup]


They can be one of the hardest places to work and tone - but they're well worth the effort. Brent has more about triceps in today's Sunday Shape-Up.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Callie McMahon ]
[SUPER=01-Callie McMahon/Botetourt Athletic Club;]
[RUNS=2:08]
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[tape tosses to bump]

[2-Singers]


[ANCHOR=2-shot at desk]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


[BRENT AND MARYA AD LIB BYE AND TOSS TO SINGERS]
[SINGERS TAKE US TO THE END OF SHOW]
[PINNACLE BOARD FS OVER MUSIC AT SOME POINT!]

[SUPER=04-Craig County Boys; ]