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Coming up on News 7-
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We'll hear from a local group that just returned from a grueling trip helping search for pieces of space shuttle Columbia. Some Roanoke inmates find going to jail-- means more than just doing time.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

Plus, Cave Spring and Radford give it their best on the hardwood. News 7 is next.

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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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[VO-NAT]

It looks like President Bush sees war as close to inevitable, telling the nation there's little reason to hope that Iraq will disarm and avoid a U-S-led attack.
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[anchor=Teresa]
[ss=News 7 at 11]

Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[Iraq]


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[WRITER=tha]
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The president made the comment earlier today, during his weekly radio address to the nation. Tomorrow the president will likely reiterate those thoughts as he meets with the prime ministers of Spain and Britain in Portugal's Azores Islands.
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[VO-NAT 20:46:35]

President Bush and the two men will meet to discuss their war resolution at the U-N. Sources say if they decide to abandon it, an attack could soon follow.
[SUPER=03-Camp David, MD; ]

Earlier today, the president was at Camp David where he worked the phones ahead of tomorrow's summit. He also conducted his weekly radio address to the nation, where he expressed doubt that war can be avoided.
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[sot 15:00:22, the very last bush bite]
[in q= And, for the ]

((AND FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE COALITION WE LEAD, THERE IS NO DOUBT: WE WILL CONFRONT A GROWING DANGER, TO PROTECT OURSELVES, TO REMOVE A PATRON AND PROTECTOR OF TERROR, AND TO KEEP THE PEACE OF THE WORLD.))
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[Anchor=Teresa]
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A senior U-S official says tomorrow's gathering in the Azores would remind the world, and particularly France, that the Unites States, Britain and Span head a coalition ready to act soon against Iraq.



[War-Rallies]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=net]
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In other news... It was another day of anti-war demonstrations in the U-S. Tens of thousands of war protesters spent the day marching and carrying signs in a demonstration for peace. Stacy Case has more.
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[SOT 19:50:35]
[IN Q=Under crisp]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA; :00]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :36]
[SUPER=01-Mark Gaffigan/Anti-War Protester; :53 QUICK]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA; :58]
[SUPER=01-Stacy Case/Reporting; 1:10]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, New York. ]

((

TRACK: UNDER CRISP, SUNNY SKIES SATURDAY--- IT WAS A GLORIOUS DAY TO

BE OUTSIDE AND THAT SENT OLD GLORY FLYING HIGH.

SOT (dressed as uncle sam) 15:03: 15 we're in the right we're in the

right. we're on the left, but we're in the right

FROM SAN FRANCISCO TO D-C --- AND 100 CITIES IN BETWEEN---

DEMONSTRATORS LINED UP AND STOOD UP FOR A NATIONAL CALL FOR PEACE. .

(SOT) D-C/reuters 15:01:44 I think bush he may or may not go to war,

but the thing is he knows the people are not behind him. this is a very large thing
SOT: 14:19:50 this is the face of America


LOCATOR: WASHINGTON, DC TRACK: WITH THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT AS A BACKDROP, BUSLOADS OF PEOPLE TURNED OUT IN THE NATION'S CAPITAL. IF WAR STARTS, PROTESTERS WERE INSTRUCTED NATIONWIDE TO STOP WHAT THEY'RE DOING AND WALK OUTSIDE.
Nat: if the war breaks outwalk out!
Super: Mark Gaffigan/Anti-War Protestor
SOT: its not something we would do here in America - we wouldn't go

to war with each other - we would try to work it out
SOT: 15:02:18 I just think this war is wrong.


LOCATOR: ATLANTA, GA TRACK: AT SMALLER RALLIES, PEOPLE TURNED OUT TO SUPPORT PRESIDENT BUSH AND WAR.
NAT: PROTESTS-- TRACK: BUT MAINLY RALLIES FEATURED THE OPPOSITION TO WAR AND THE
RHETORIC AGAINST U-S POLICY REACHED A FEVERED PITCH----- STILL MOST

LEFT NOT KNOWING IF THE ADMINISTRATION'S REALLY LISTENING. STACY CASE CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.

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[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-02 TC 1:11:36]
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Locally, a group showed up in downtown Roanoke to also say "Let's give peace a chance."
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[OUT Q=NAT SOUND OF SINGING]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Plowshare Peace and Justice Center and the Alternatives to War Group held a peace rally in Lee Plaza this afternoon.
About fifty people showed up to protest the Bush Administration's war plans.
Organizers will hold a candlelight vigil tomorrow night at seven o-clock at Lee Plaza.
If we go to war, the group also plans to hold a demonstration on the day war is declared.
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[Franklin-Defense]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-54 TC 2:00:52]
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The possible war with Iraq and the fear of bioterrorist attacks has many localities preparing for the worst.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount]


Today, Franklin County held a homeland security forum at the Franklin County High School.
It was a chance for local officials to demonstrate how state and local law enforcement is dealing with the threat of terrorism locally.
Citizens were given information on how to look out for suspicious activities.
They were also encouraged to become actively involved in Neigborhood Watch Programs.
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[Pneumonia]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Medical News]

Health officials have a mystery on their hands. They know little about a form of pnuemonia that has killed nine people worldwide, including an American. Tony Guida reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Hong Kong, China; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dr. David Heymann/World Health Organization; :15]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Julie Gerberding/Centers for Disease Control Director; :45]
[SUPER=01-Tony Guida/Reporting; 1:18]
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[OUT Q=Tony Guida, CBS News NY.]

((the mystery pneumonia has infected more than 400 people and killed 9, including an American businessman in Hong Kong. there are 4 known cases in Canada including 2 deaths in Toronto.

(SOT; DR DAVID HEYMANN, WORLD HEALTH ORG,) "THE QUESTION IS IS IT

INFLUENZA OR A NEW DISEASE WHICH WE DON'T KNOW; OR IS IT A DISEASE THAT WE KNOW BUT HAS MUTATED INTO A MORE VIRULENT FORM."
today a surgeon is in under quarantine in a German hospital. The doctor had treated a person with the disease in Singapore this week, then flew to new York for a medical conference. He began suffering symptoms of the illness before flying to Frankfort last night on the way back to Asia. 155 others on the doctor's flight were also quarantined.

(SOT Dr. Julie Gerberding - Director CDC) "AT THIS MOMENT WE HAVE NO

REPORTED CASES IN THE UNITED STATES. HOWEVER, WE HAD TRAVELERS PASS THROUGH THE U-S WHO MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED."
officials at the world health organization tell cbs news they are alarmed for 3 reasons: They can't identify the cause of the disease and thus can't treat it; it spreads easily person-to-person; and respiratory distress and failure occur early in those infected.

(SOT, Gerberding -- CDC) "HEALTH CARE WORKERS AND HOUSEHOLD CONTACTS

ARE AT THE GREAT RISK OF ILLNESS."
health officials tell CBS news they are not even sure if the illness is viral or bacterial. Doctors from the centers for disease control and prevention are in Hanoi gathering samples from people who may be infected. The samples are being sent to the agency's labs in Atlanta for tests. russ.....))



[Debris-Searchers]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-06 TC 40:25]
[GRAPHIC=Columbia Investigation]

It's been more than a month since Space Shuttle Columbia broke apart in space. And for the past two weeks, a crew from the Virginia Department of Forestry has been helping collect debris from the fallen shuttle.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The 20- man- crew returned home today from a trip they describe as rewarding but grueling. The group used a grid set up by NASA to search for debris. Roanoke native Seth Miller says the crew worked under tough conditions and should be proud of themselves for sticking it out.
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[SOT 17:18:11]
[IN Q=We arrived with twenty]

((WE ARRIVED WITH TWENTY INDIVIDUALS AND WE FLEW BACK WITH TWENTY INDIVIDUALS AND USUALLY ON AN INCIDENT THAT'S AS STRENUOUS AS THAT YOU USUALLY DROP A FEW PEOPLE AND SOME PEOPLE NEED TO BE SHIPPED HOME EARLY.)) [BUTT BUTT BUTT]
[SOT 17:13:03]

((JOHN WILLOUGHBY/DEBRIS SEARCHER: WE WALKED ABOUT 165 MILES TOTAL OUT OF THE TWO WEEKS SO IT WAS AN AVERAGE OF ABOUT 13 MILES A DAY I BELIEVE THROUGH BRIARS, SWAMP LAND, SNAKES, EVERYTHING ELSE.))
[SUPER=01-Seth Miller/Virginia Department of Forestry; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Willoughby/Virginia Department of Forestry; :10]
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[OUT Q=snakes, everything else]
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[VO-NAT]

To learn more about the crew's search efforts tune in tomorrow for News 7 at Eleven.
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[Inmate-Work]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-08 TC 28:08]
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If you do the crime, you'll do the time. But in Roanoke you'll do it the hard way. Justin McLeod has more on a new program where the sheriff believes the city has nothing to lose and plenty to gain.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bull Osbourne/Jail Inmate; :12]
[SUPER=01-George McMillan/Roanoke City Sheriff; :26]
[SUPER=@justin1; :49]
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[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Roanoke]

(( ((NAT SOUND OF WORKING))
The people you see here have all been convicted of minor crimes. ((QUICK NAT SOUND OF WORKING))
They pay their debt to society by spending their weekends in jail.
[SOT 25:10]
[IN Q=The difference doing]

((BULL OSBOURNE/JAIL INMATE: THE DIFFERENCE DOING STRAIGHT TIME IS THAT YOU STAY IN THERE AND YOU LOSE YOUR JOB MORE THAN LIKELY AND THE WEEKENDS ARE SUPPOSE TO BE A BENEFIT.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=be a benefit]


It is a benefit the Sheriff says often meant two days of sitting around and watching tv.
But not anymore.
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[IN Q=We wanted to do]

((GEORGE McMILLAN/ROANOKE CITY SHERIFF: WE WANTED TO DO SOMETHING PRODUCTIVE WITH THEM SO WHAT WE'VE DEVELOPED NOW IS WHAT WE REFERRED TO AS THE WEEKENDER WORK PROGRAM.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=work program]


It is a program that basically means community service. ((QUICK NAT SOUND OF CLEANING))
Each inmate now spends Saturday and Sunday cleaning up and doing odd jobs around the city.
Since the program began three weeks ago, they've helped clean up Victory Stadium which was recently damaged by flooding.
[SOT 18:45:08]
[IN Q=The city of Roanoke]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THE CITY OF ROANOKE HAS HAD A SIMILAR PROGRAM DURING THE WEEK FOR SEVERAL YEARS NOW. THE ONLY DIFFERENCE IS THAT IS VOLUNTARY, THIS IS MANDATORY AND THE SHERIFF HAS THE POWER TO MAKE IT THAT WAY.)) [Runs12]
[OUT Q=that way]

((QUICK NAT SOUND OF WORK))
That's because area judges have signed off on the program.
If an inmate refuses to do the work, they must then serve their sentence consecutively at one time.
That means they can no longer spread their sentences out over several weekends.
Some inmates say its unfair.
[SOT 25:27]
[IN Q=There is not]

((BULL OSBOURNE/JAIL INMATE: THERE IS NOT SUPPOSE TO BE ANY COMMUNITY SERVICE INVOLVED CAUSE THAT'S ACTUALLY A SEPARATE PUNISHMENT.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=doing weekends]


Sheriff McMillan defends the program saying it only works if inmates are forced to do it.
[SOT 1:33:10]
[IN Q=Keeping a person]

((GEORGE McMILLAN/ROANOKE CITY SHERIFF: KEEPING A PERSON IN JAIL COSTS ROUGHLY 50 BUCKS A DAY. MY PREMISES IS WE NEED TO COLLECT SOME OF THE MONEY BACK FROM THE INMATES BY LETTING THEM WORK.)) [Runs11]
[OUT Q=letting them work]


It is work McMillan says saves tax payers money.
It would cost thousands of dollars to pay workers to do what these inmates are doing for free.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.
))

[Missing-Girl]


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A family spokesman says Elizabeth Smart " is a little distracted'' but getting used to life at home again.
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[vo-nat 20:39:07] The 15- year old had a bubble bath and got a visit from her best friend from California yesterday. She also talked with investigators. Elizabeth's kidnapping appears to have been driven by the religious fanaticism of Brian Mitchell and his wife Wanda. Wanda's sister says the couple had grown increasingly remote.
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[sot]
[in q=The never could]

(( THEY NEVER COULD SEEM TO HANDLE THE FACT THAT YOU DIDN'T BELIEVE LIKE THEY DID.))
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[vo-nat] The Salt Lake County sheriff says investigators will have to ask "hard-nosed questions'' about the teen's nine-month ordeal-- including about possible sexual abuse. Mitchell reportedly wanted to take multiple wives. Asked about that possibility, the family spokesman says, "Elizabeth did what she had to do'' to survive.
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[Goose-Point]


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What is old is new again for one popular vacation spot in our area.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Patrick Co.]


The public got its first look today at the newly renovated Goose Point Park at Philpott Lake.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hired contractors to repave the roads, install water and electric hookup, enlarge the campsites, as well as build new restroom facilities.
The project cost nearly two million dollars.
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[SOT 14:42:34]
[IN Q=I think these improvements]

((DANIEL BROWN/U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS: I THINK THESE IMPROVEMENTS WILL INCREASE A QUALITY OF SERVICE TO OUR VISITORS. HISTORICALLY, OUR CAMPSITES HAVE NOT BEEN LARGE ENOUGH TO ACCOMMODATE MODERN EQUIPMENT.))
[SUPER=01-Daniel Brown/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; :]
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[OUT Q=modern equipment]
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[VO-NAT]


Originally, The Army Corps of Engineers planned to separate day use and campers once Goose Point re-opened.
But after strong opposition, the Corps agreed to allow limited day use based on campground occupancy.
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[Widen-81]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=Sat PM]
[WRITER=jen]
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V-DOT may decide as early as this week which of two plans to widen Interstate 81 it wants to move ahead with.
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[TAKE 4300 ESSC FS] STAR Solutions and [TAKE 4296 ESSC FS] FLUOR (floor) Virginia have both submitted plans to improve the highway. [TAKE 4298 ESSC FS] FLUOR's plan calls for tolls for both cars and trucks, [TAKE 4295 ESSC FS] while STAR's only charges trucks. [TAKE 8700 ESSC FS] Roanoke's Chamber of Commerce is holding a meeting Tuesday from 7:30 to 9 A-M to give you a chance to see the plans for yourself. But you don't have to wait that long. [TAKE 9001ESSC FS - SUN AM PROMO GENERIC] Tomorrow on News 7 Sunday Morning, we'll talk with the driving forces behind both plans to see which you think will build the best bridge to a better highway.
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[Theme-Park]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=none]
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A Blacksburg man wants to bring fun and games to the New River Valley. Joe Baker wants to build an amusement park in Pulaski County based on game shows and board games. Later this month, Baker is scheduled to present his plan to the board of supervisors. He says if Pulaski county doesn't want the park, he'll go to Roanoke or Winchester.

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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[WRITER=dse]
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Still ahead on News 7 at 11....
Thousand of people were seeing green in Roanoke today....
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[VO-NAT]

And later in the newscast, a case of mistaken identity leads these bear cubs to a good home. Stay with us...
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[Commercial]

[Antiques-Mall]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=Time Off 4 tc 41:20]
[GRAPHIC=Time Off]


It used to be you could mail a letter from the quaint brick building on Marion's East Main Street. But today, if there's any postal memorabilia inside, chances are pretty good it's for sale. In this week's Time Off, Shannon Young drops a line from the Post Office Antique Mall.
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[IN Q=The building that served as Marion's Antique Mall...]
[SUPER=03-Marion;:00]
[SUPER=01-Gilda Dingler/Post Office Antique Mall; :19]
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[OUT Q=SY, News 7, Marion.]


((The building that served as Marion's post office for more than 60-years was, itself, a kind of special delivery for Gilda Dingler. The antiques dealer was looking for a place to hold a show when she stumbled upon the abandoned landmark and recognized a diamond in the rough.
[SOT 4:35-4:56]
[IN Q=When I first came in...]

((GILDA DINGLER: WHEN I FIRST CAME IN THE PAINT WAS PEELING AND THERE WERE GREEN PLACES, BLUE PLACES, TAN PAINT SPLOTCHES AND RED WHERE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS HAD BEEN. THE MAILBOXES HAD BEEN REMOVED SO THERE WERE GAPING HOLES IN THE WALL BUT AROUND THOSE GAPING HOLES THERE WAS MARBLE.))
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[OUT Q=there was marble.]

Dingler left the exterior of the two-story Colonial alone. Inside, she personalized with a coat of paint and got down to the business of selling nostalgia. While customers can wander most of the ground floor, there is a postage-size surprise up the back stairs.
[SOT (STANDUP) 25:18-25:29]
[IN Q=Gilda lives above the shop...]

((SHANNON YOUNG: GILDA LIVES ABOVE THE SHOP. SHE TURNED WHAT WAS THE EMPLOYEE BREAK ROOM INTO HER LIVING ROOM BUT HAD TO OVERCOME SOME UNIQUE DESIGN FEATURES. WHEN SHE TOOK THE LOCKERS OFF THE WALLS SHE FOUND THE OUTLETS WERE EIGHT FEET UP.))
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[OUT Q=outlets were eight feet up.]

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[SOT 14:48-14:51]

[***NATS***]
[RUNS= :03]

Some of the oddities, like this door leading to the roof, were welcome while others required creativity to overcome. The bedroom, for example, needed a makeover after the removal of two air conditioning units.
[SOT 7:55-8:13 (UNDER VIDEO)]
[IN Q=And it left this nice large room...]

((GILDA: AND IT LEFT THIS NICE LARGE ROOM BUT THERE ARE ALL SORTS OF WIRES, CONDUITS AND JUNCTION BOXES ON THE WALL SO I HAD TO COVER THOSE WITH FABRICS AND DRAPERIES, AND THINGS LIKE THAT.))
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[OUT Q=and things like that.]

[BUTT BUTT BUTT]
[SOT 9:26-9:33 (ON CAMERA)]
[IN Q=My mother always said...]

((GILDA DINGLER: MY MOTHER ALWAYS SAID I COULD TAKE NOTHING AND TURN IT INTO SOMETHING AND I THINK THAT'S WHAT I DID HERE.))
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[OUT Q=I think that's what I did here.]

Dingler is, after all, is a fan of all things old.... so it's only fitting that she should have left her stamp on such an established address. Shannon Young, News 7, Marion.))

[Patty-Parade]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-05 TC 38:08]
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There was plenty of green AND red, white, and blue today in downtown Roanoke.
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[IN Q=NAT SOUND OF BAND PLAYING]
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[OUT Q=NAT SOUND OF BAND PLAYING]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Thousands turned out for the 7th annual St. Patrick's Parade and celtic (kel-tic) festival.
This year's theme was a patriotic one to honor the men and woman who keep us free and safe.
They include military, veterans, police, as well as fire and rescue.
The parade lasted more than hour and featured 75 entries this year.
Many who attended showed up wearing green or patriotic colors.
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(toss to weather)



[2-SHOT-Teresa and Brent][S-State]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-144 35:19]
[GRAPHIC=VHSL]


It was a tough day for local high school basketball as over 45 hundred fans watched Radford and Cave Spring come up short in the group A and 2A state championship games. Steve Mason has more from the Vines Center at Liberty University.
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[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Group A State Championship; :00]
[SUPER=01-Darris Nichols/Scored 26 Points for Radford; :20]
[SUPER=33-Nandua/64/Radford/56; :39]
[SUPER=01-Rick Cormany/Radford Head Coach; :50]
[SUPER=04-Double A State Championship; 1:00]
[SUPER=01-Adam Trumbower/Scored 16 Points for Cave Spring; 1:23]
[SUPER=33-Brunswick/49/Cave Spring/47; 1:37]
[SUPER=01-Andrew Davison/Scored 12 Points for Cave Spring; 1:46]
[SUPER=01-Billy Hicks/Cave Spring Head Coach; 1:57]
[SUPER=@Steve1; 2:12]
[RUNS=2:25]
[OUT Q=...News 7 sports"]
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[S-Pack]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-139 TC10238]
[GRAPHIC=ACC Tourney]


The ACC's Big Four were left to battle in today's All North Carolina ACC Semfinals. NC State drew top seeded Wake Forest in the day's opener from Greensboro.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC/Raycom-JP; :00]


Skip Prosser watched his star Josh Howard score 21 points, but Josh Powell threw down 16 for the Wolfpack.
[SUPER=33-N.C. State/87/Wake Forest/83/;]

Julius Hodge was a man among boys today scoring 31 points to lead N-C State to the upset 87 to 83. The Pack reaches the ACC final for the second straight year.
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[S-Devils]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-134 TC11350]
[GRAPHIC=ACC Tourney]


Duke moved a step closer to a fifth straight ACC Tourney title this afternoon thrashing North Carolina, avenging last Sunday's loss in the regular season finale.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC/Raycom-JP; :00]


Sean May played for the Heels for the first time since December, but was a non factor for most of the afternoon.
J-J Redick and Duke shot 61 percent in the first half to lead 54 to 33.
[SUPER=33-North Carolina/63/Duke/75;]

In the second half, Daniel Ewing knocked down the pull up jumper for two of his 19 points. Duke rolled past North Carolina 75 to 63.
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[anchor=travis]
[graphic=ACC full screen]


That sets up tomorrow's final right here on WDBJ between the Pack and the Blue Devils at 1 o'clock. The two split during the regular season with each team winning on its home court.

[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-146 TC4946]
[GRAPHIC=Express]


To the ice where the Roanoke Express welcomed the Reading Royals to town for the third game of a four game homestand.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Royals vs. Express; :00]


The Express came in fresh off a 4-2 win over Wheeling last night at the Roundhouse.
Less than a minute in, Duncan Dalmao and Frank Novock both get a stick on the puck, but can't put it between the pipes.
Roanoke did get on the board a little later when Chad Mazurak recorded this tally off the face off for a one nothing lead.
[SUPER=38-Reading/3/Roanoke/4/;]

Reading got a good look to tie before the intermission, but Sebastien Leplante makes the save. Roanoke got just enough of that tonight winning 4 to 3.
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[Bear-Rescue]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Finally tonight, it's a happy ending for two bear cubs in California.
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[VO-NAT 18 + pad Server (Rescued Bear Cubs)]
[SUPER=03-San Bernardino County, CA;]

Quincy and Woody are twin black bear cubs, but were mistaken for puppies by some hikers in the San Bernardino Mountains. The hikers took the cubs, but contacted wildlife officials when they realized their mistake. Quincy and Woody are now at a wildlife rehab center where a two acre home is being planned for the bears.
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(good bye)