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[WRITER=jen]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]
[SUPER=@Marya1;]
[SUPER=219-Marya Jones/mjones*wdbj7.com;]
[SUPER=@Brent1;]

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning.......
A Florida man remains in critical condition after being shot outside a Roanoke hotel Thursday morning.
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[SOT 05NA]
[IN Q="A suicide bomber..."]

((A SUICIDE BOMBER KILLS AT LEAST FIVE AMERICANS, I'M TERRI OKITA IN KUWAIT, THE LATEST WAR NEWS FROM THE GULF JUST AHEAD.))
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=The gulf, just ahead."]
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[ANCHOR=Marya]


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


[2-shot toss to Hello]

[Okita-Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat. a.m.]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=War on Iraq]


Iraq's information minister says President Bush and Tony Blair should be sued for war crimes in connection with civilian deaths in the country.
Meanwhile, five American soldiers are reported dead after a suicide bombing this morning in central Iraq.
A U-S military officer says a taxi pulled up at a checkpoint north of Najaf ... and it exploded when soldiers approached it.
War casualties are mounting on both sides, after another night of allied bombing in Baghdad.
A British military spokesman says Iraqi paramilitaries in Basra are giving in "slowly but surely."
For the latest on the war, we turn to Teri Okita live in Kuwait City.
[LIVE= Okita/FULL]
[SUPER=201-Teri Okita/Reporting;]
[SUPER=205-Kuwait City, Kuwait;]


((ROLLCUE:...))
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Smoke clouds]
[SUPER=203-Baghdad, Iraq;:00]
[RUNS=1:06]
[OUT Q=T.O., CBS News.]

(( SMOKE CLOUDS HANG OVER BAGHDAD. U.S. AND BRITISH WARPLANES DROPPED ONE-THOUSAND POUND BOMBS ON IRAQI REPUBLICAN GUARD UNITS JUST OUTSIDE THE CAPITAL.

(nat - Baghdad bombing)


AND BEFORE DAWN, TOMAHAWK CRUISE MISSILES TARGETED SADDAM'S INFORMATION MINISTRY. THE AGENCY FIRED BACK -- WITH ACCUSATIONS.

(nat - market)


IRAQI OFFICIALS SAY MORE THAN 50 PEOPLE WERE KILLED IN A BAGHDAD MARKET BY A COALITION BOMB. U.S. CENTRAL COMMAND SAYS IT'S LOOKING INTO IT.

(nat)


AND ON THE BATTLEFIELD -- NEW CONCERNS. TROOP SUPPLIES ARE LOW -- AND IRAQI RESISTANCE -- STRONGER THAN EXPECTED. THERE ARE REPORTS U.S. COMMANDERS HAVE ORDERED A PAUSE IN THE PUSH TO BAGHDAD OF FOUR TO SIX DAYS ... WHILE FOOD, FUEL, AND EQUIPMENT MAKE IT UP THE SUPPLY LINES.
MEANTIME, IN KUWAIT, WORKERS CLEANED UP SHATTERED GLASS ...

(LOCATOR: KUWAIT CITY)



(nat - glass)


AND FALLEN DEBRIS AT A POPULAR SHOPPING CENTER.

(nat - last night)


NO ONE WAS SERIOUSLY HURT ... WHEN AN IRAQI MISSILE EXPLODED NEAR THE MALL EARLY SATURDAY. IT APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN A LOW-FLYING SILKWORM MISSILE ... WHICH CAN BE HARD FOR PATRIOT SYSTEMS TO DETECT. ))
[LIVE= Okita/FULL]
[SUPER=205-Kuwait City, Kuwait;]





[AM-Tourist-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=AM]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-06 tc 52:41]
[graphic=shooting]


31- year- old Ryan (Tuh-BOD-uh)Taboada was shot eight times as he unloaded the family car early Thursday morning outside a Roanoke Hotel.
This morning, the Florida man is listed in critical condition at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Taboada and his family were unloading their SUV in the parking lot of the Holiday Inn Express on Gainsboro Road.

Investigators say a man demanded money, opened fire, then took off in the vehicle with the couple's two- year- old daughter strapped into her car seat.
27- year- old Derrik Smith is charged with malicious wounding , carjacking and abduction.
He's being held in the Roanoke City Jail without bond.
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[GRAPHIC=hold]


In 1997, Smith was sentenced to serve four and half years for malicious wounding after an incident at the Roanoke City Jail in which another inmate was injured.
Smith served that sentence, and was released last September.

[AM-Bramblett]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=03-05 TC1:03:06]
[GRAPHIC=Bramblett]

Convicted killer Earl Bramblett wants to be put to death in the electric chair. The arsonist and quadruple murderer just turned 61 and is scheduled for execution April 9th.
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[VO-NAT]

His on-line advocate Doug Graham says Bramblett wrote him "long ago that he wanted people to see him die a horrible death for what they had done to him." Bramblett believes his conviction resulted from a corrupt judiciary.
[SUPER=03-Salem/December 16, 1997]

Bramblett was sentenced to die a little more than five years ago for the 1994 murders of Blaine and Teresa Hodges and their two children in Vinton.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]

The Virginia Department of Corrections has confirmed that Bramblett asked for the electric chair, rather than lethal injection. The law was changed in 1995 to allow Virginia death-row inmates to choose between electrocution and injection.

[6Mays]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A Lynchburg man who led police on a high-speed chase with his 3-year-old son in the car is headed to prison.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/July]


24-year-old Jason Lee Mays was high on cocaine when he refused to pull over for police on July 22nd of last year.


The ensuing chase reached speeds of up to 110 miles per hour before Mays lost control and flipped his car on the Lynchburg Expressway.
Neither he nor his son were hurt.
Mays' attorney pointed out that his difficult life led him to make a bad decision.
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[SOT 00:03:36//00:01:58]
[IN Q=He has an addiction]

((ANDREW CHILDRESS/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: HE HAS AN ADDICTION OBVIOUSLY TO ILLEGAL DRUGS THAT AT THE TIME HE WAS USING AND HE'S TRYING TO GET HELP FOR THAT SINCE HE'S BEEN IN. YOU PUT ALL THAT TOGETHER AND IT'S HARD TO HOLD HIM TO THE SAME STANDARD OF GOOD JUDGEMENT THAT ALL OF US WHO DON'T HAVE THOSE PROBLEMS CAN ENJOY AND USE.)) ((JANELL JOHNSON/PROSECUTOR: OBVIOUSLY IT'S SOMETHING TO BE TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION AND WE'RE NOT UNSYMPATHETIC AS TO HIS HISTORY BUT THE BOTTOM LINE IS THIS WAS A DANGEROUS SITUATION AND WE HAVE TO PRESENT THAT BEFORE THE COURT AND LET THE COURT MAKE ITS DECISION BASED ON ALL THE FACTORS.))
[SUPER=01-Andrew Childress/Defense Attorney; :00]
[SUPER=01-Janell Johnson/Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney; :18]
[RUNS=30]
[OUT Q=on all the factors.]
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[VO-NAT]


Mays was given a total of two and a half years in prison.
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[6Langford]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-02 tc 1:33:34]
[GRAPHIC=WIPE]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/March 2002]


A Lynchburg man is headed to prison for 23 years for killing his girlfriend last year.
48-year-old Randall Lee Langford was arrested last March for the shooting death of Loretta Napier (NAY-pee-ur) in her home off Campbell Avenue.
Langford continues to claim that the shooting was accidental.
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[6Bath-Trailer]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=02-53 tc 2:00:50]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Residents of the Bath County Trailer Park may get to keep their spots after all.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bath Co./February 7;]

Bath County has issued a request for a Community Development Block Grant for 1-point-4 million dollars to the state. If approved, the grant would pay for upgrades to the park's roads and sewer system, as well as financial assistance and workforce development services for the residents. The current owner of the park wants to scale it back, and has given most of the residents until June 1st to move out.

Bath County officials say someone from the region is interested in buying the land and maintaining the park, if the grant is approved.
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[11Horse-Center]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-07- TC 1:04:01]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The Virginia Horse Center's debt tripled in one year, and as state funding is eliminated, some investors are getting worried.
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[VO-NAT - :20]

Financial records from the horse center show that the facility's debt dramatically increased after 2001. Most of that increase is from the construction of a new barn complex, the purchase of land, and refinancing costs. Because state funds are supposed to dry up for the faciliy, the bonds the center took out in 2001 have now been devalued to junk status.
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[SOT - 24:12]
[INQ=When the state started...]

((TINA NEAL/VHC BOND ADVISOR; WHEN THE STATE STARTED TO REALLY SHOW SOME OF THE MASSIVE DEFICITS THAT WERE ACCUMULATING EARLIER IN THE YEAR, MOODY'S TOOK A LOOK AT THAT AND DOWNGRADED THE BONDS FEELING THAT THE STATE WAS SO STRESSED THAT IT CLEARLY PUT THIS PARTICULAR BOND ISSUE IN JEOPARDY.))
[SUPER=01-Tina Neal/Bond Advisor;]
[RUNS=17]
[OUTQ=this particular bond issue in jeopardy.]
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[VO-NAT - :06+]

Horse center officials say they will will have to find some way to increase revenues and cut down on costs.
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[Randolph-Park]


[ANCHOR=Brent @ wx monitor - seated]
[NEWSCAST=Weekend]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=Time Off 4 42:23]
[GRAPHIC=Time Off FS Wx Center Monitor]


You can be a team player or a solitary soul, a water-baby or a land lubber, a go-getter or a bystander, and still fit right in at one Pulaski County playground. In this week's Time Off Shannon Young explores the options at Randolph Park.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It won't be long before chatter echoes...]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Anthony Akers/Park Manager; :17]
[SUPER=@Shannon1; :43]
[RUNS=1:24]
[OUT Q=STD]

((It won't be long before chatter echos from these ballfields and crowds cheer from the sidelines. In fact, late spring will bring a host of athletic opportunities to Randolph Park, 90-acres of Pulaski County fun.
[SOT 22:25-22:36]
[IN Q=Everything from swimming, walking, hiking...]

((ANTHONY AKERS/MANAGER, RANDOLPH PARK: EVERYTHING FROM SWIMMING, WALKING, HIKING, BASKETBALL COURTS, TENNIS COURTS, BASEBALL FIELDS, SOCCER FIELDS, PICNIC SHELTERS, GAZEBOS...))
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=soccer fields, picnic shelters, gazebos.]

A longtime resident willed the land to the County on the condition that a community pool be built. In the park's 2-year history the water features have proven to be the biggest draw.
[SOT 24:37-24:44]
[IN Q=We have toys that dump...]

((AKERS: WE HAVE TOYS THAT DUMP WATER, SPRAY WATER, SKIDES, ADULTS LIKE SLIDE JUST AS MUCH AS THE KIDS, SO...))
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=just as much as the kids, so...]

[BUTT BUTT BUTT]
[SOT (STANDUP) 50:42-50:52]
[IN Q=The water's cold now but come Memorial Weekend...]

((Shannon Young: The water's cold now but come Memorial Weekend the heaters will kick on and the temperature will rise to about 81-degrees. For just a few bucks you can come out here and soak all day long.))
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=soak all day long.]

A wristband will allow you to come and go as you please, giving you the chance to walk a mile in trails, climb on the playground or rest with the wildlife by the pond. As for friends, bring a few or a slew... the shelter can handle hundreds. Even with all the grounds have to offer, Akers says there's room and vision to spare...meaning someday Randolph Park will be able to cover even more bases. Shannon Young, News 7, Pulsaski County.))
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[anchor=brent @ WX CENTER]

[TAKE WEBADDRESS FS - ESS 4472] Fore more information about Randolph Park, visit our website at wdbj7 dot com and click on News 7 Saturday and Sunday morning.

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

Coming up in sports- Tony Stewart's team
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[VO-NAT]


tries to pull a fast one in Texas - We'll have details on that right after the break.
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[Break #3]



[2Open-Heads]


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

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning......
One of the world's leading airlines may be broke.
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AND, five U-S soliders are killed in a suicide attack this morning in Iraq.
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to hello]

[Quijano-Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat. a.m.]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=War on Iraq]


A suicide attack against U-S soldiers in Iraq has killed five members of the Army's 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry.
It happened at a checkpoint north of the city of Najaf this morning.
Meanwhile, Iraq's information minister says President Bush should be charged with war crimes for civilian deaths in the country.
Elaine Quijano has more from Kuwait City.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=203-Kuwait City, Kuwait; :10]
[SUPER=201-Ahmad Fahd al-Sabah/Kwaiti Information Minister; :29]
[SUPER=201-Elaine Quijano/Reporting; 1:02]
[RUNS=1:22]
[OUT Q=EQ for N7 Saturday morning.]


(( BRITISH OFFICIALS DENY REPORTS OF A
PAUSE IN THE ADVANCE OF COALITION
FORCES TOWARDS BAGHDAD.
U-K CENTRAL COMMAND SAYS THE CAMPAIGN
WILL PRESS ON ... BY AIR AND LAND.
--NAT OPEN--
--TRACK--
NO SIRENS SOUNDED WARNINGS IN KUWAIT
CITY ... AS A MISSILE STRUCK AT 1-40
A-M LOCAL TIME.
LOCAL OFFICIALS BELIEVE IT WAS A
CHINESE SEERSUCKER MISSILE ... WHICH
FLIES TOO LOW TO BE DETECTED BY RADAR.
IT DAMAGED AN EMPTY THEATER ... AND
TORE OFF THE WALKWAY OF A PIER AT
KUWAIT'S SEAFRONT SOUQ SHARQ MALL.
--sot--19:27:18


We are worried about our country, but
the morale here in the Kuwait citizens,
all the people who live in the country
is very high.
--TRACK--
JUST 40 MINUTES BEFORE ... IN THE IRAQI
CAPITAL ... EXPLOSIONS ALSO ... THESE
... FROM MORE COALITION AIR STRIKES.
ONE TARGET APPEARED TO BE THE IRAQI
INFORMATION MINISTRY BUILDING IN
DOWNTOWN BAGHDAD.
HOSPITAL OFFICIALS THERE SAY 52
CIVILIANS HAVE BEEN KILLED IN RECENT
BOMBINGS...
THE PENTAGON ACCUSES SADDAM HUSSEIN'S
REGIME OF HIDING WEAPONS IN CIVILIAN
AREAS ... BUT INSISTS ... IT'S DOING
WHAT IT CAN TO AVOID CIVILIAN
CAUSALITIES.

MILES SOUTH OF BAGHDAD ... NEAR
NASIRIYA ... U-S MARINES BELIEVED THEY
WERE CLOSE TO SECURING THE CITY.
AFTER DAYS OF INTENSE FIGHTING BETWEEN
IRAQI PARAMILITARIES AND COALITION
FORCES ... U-S MARINES LAUNCHED A NEW
ATTACK AT DAYBREAK.
(STANDUP)
Meanwhile, officials here in Kuwait say
initial reports showed no sign of
chemical agents in this morning's
missile attack. They say a mall worker
was slightly injured. In Kuwait City,
I'm Elaine Quijano for News7 Saturday morning. ))


[American-Airlines]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat. a.m.]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


While the U-S air force rules the skies above Iraq, the on-going war is leaving the airline industry grounded.
And now there are reports that the world's biggest airline may be going broke.
Marlie Hall has the story.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=As the war goes on..]
[SUPER=03-LaGuardia Airport, NY; :06]
[SUPER=01-Steven Walsh/American Airlines Pilot; :17]
[SUPER=01-Marlie Hall/Reporting; :59]
[SUPER=01-Kevin Lynch/International Association of Machinists; 1:12]
[SUPER=01-Millie McGarrity/Metropolitan Museum Store; 1:12]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Charles Schumer/(D) New York; 1:26]
[RUNS=1:36]
[OUT Q=CBS two news]




[11Heroin-Death]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=03-12 tc 12:35]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A Botetourt County couple could get life in prison for selling heroin.
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[VO-NAT :21]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]

20-year-old Sarah Thrasher and 21-year-old (Keen-is) Kenaz Pritchard were found guilty of several distribution charges in court Friday as part of a plea agreement. The pair sold heroin to Radford University student Drew McGalmary last July. The 19-year-old later died of an overdose. While out on bond, prosecutors say they continued to use and sell the drug while bragging about its potency.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 00:35:00 // 00:38:20]
[IN Q=IT'S GOOD STUFF]

((JOEL BRANSCOM/BOTETOURT CO. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY; IT'S GOOD STUFF, THAT'S HOW THEY WERE SELLING IT AND THAT I THINK IS WHAT DISTURBED US MORE THAN ANYTHING.)) ((LARRY MCGLAMARY/SON DIED FROM OVERDOSE; NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS TO SARAH AND KENAZ HOWEVER LONG THEY SPEND IN PRISON, THEY'RE STILL ALIVE, MY SON, HE'S DEAD.))
[SUPER=01-Joel Branscom/Botetourt Co. Commonwealth's Attorney; :00]
[SUPER=01-Larry McGlamary/Son Died from Overdose; :11]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=MY SON, HE'S DEAD.]
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[VO-NAT]

Because each defendant faces several distribution charges, the last offense is punishable with a possible sentence of life in prison. Sentencing is set for June 24th. The defendants remain in custody without bond.
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[11Mays]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-55 tc 1:54:58]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A Lynchburg father who led police on a high-speed chase with his young son in the car was given a two-and-a-half year prison term.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


24-year-old Jason Lee Mays was arrested last July after he flipped his car on the Lynchburg Expressway.
Mays' attorney says his client has a history of sexual and drug abuse and that he needs help.
Judge Mosby (MOZE-bee) Perrow ordered Mays into a drug treatment center once he's released.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 00:04:25]
[IN Q=So he's not]

((ANDREW CHILDRESS/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: SO HE'S NOT JUST GOING TO BE TURNED LOOSE WITHOUT ANY HELP, SO I THINK THE JUDGE TOOK VERY SERIOUSLY THOSE STATEMENTS AND I THINK THE JUDGE LISTENED AND STRUCK A COMPROMISE BETWEEN PUNISHING HIM FOR WHAT HE'S DONE BUT ALSO GIVING HIM HELP THAT HE NEEDS WHEN HE GETS OUT.))
[SUPER=01-Andrew Childress/Defense Attorney]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=when he gets out.]
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[VO-NAT]


Childress says Mays is serious about turning his life around once he's released.
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[11Summer-Festival]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]

There will be no repeat performance for the SUMMER Renaissance Festival.
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[VO-NAT :18]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Budget cuts at Virginia Western Community College are forcing organizers to cancel three productions planned for this summer. The school says it can no longer provide the services of a technician and the theater for free. Festival organizers are still trying to get the children's show on.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:59:49]
[IN Q=THERE MIGHT]

((B. BAGBY/FESTIVAL PRODUCER; THERE MIGHT BE SOME POSSIBILITY THAT WE'LL BE ABLE TO PERFORM SOMEWHERE IN HOPES THAT YOU KNOW ANOTHER THEATER, ANOTHER COMMUNITY GROUP WILL STEP FORWARD AND WANT TO DO THE SHOW.))
[SUPER=01-B. Bagby/Festival Producer;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=DO THE SHOW.]
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[VO-NAT]

Bagby says they were told they need to file for non-profit group status and get their own liability insurance to hold future performances at Virginia Western.
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[wx next]





[Tease#2]



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

[BOTH MICS HOT] Can a military drill instructor go too far?
[ANCHOR=Brent]

Coming up in this week's movie review
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[VO-NAT]

We'll see if Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta's lastest military flick has the makings for your your "basic" blockbuster.
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[LOTTO] [BREAK]

[Biz-Review]


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

The stock market reacts to the war with Iraq ... and the Governor's veto may keep around what some call an unfair tax.
Here's News 7's Rachel Cannon with this week's Business Review.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]

[NO SUPER OF WAR FOOTAGE]
[SUPER=203-New York, NY; :14]
[SUPER=201-Paul Higgins/Legg Mason Financial Advisor; :26]
[SUPER=03-Chilhowie; :31]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; :36]
[SUPER=01-Andy Overbay/Farm Owner; :48]
[RUNS=1:16]
[OUT Q=MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]

(([MUSIC AND GRAPHICS] This week in review..... [03-02 TC1:24:27] Analysts say pictures of POWs and gruesome video from the battlefield can upset Americans and affect the choices they make when it comes to investing their money. This week the Dow suffered its worst one-day sell off in almost six months. The belief that this war may last longer than some thought lends to uncertainty.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT ]
[IN Q=WE FEEL LIKE]

((PAUL HIGGINS/LEGG MASON FINANCIAL ADVISOR; WE FEEL LIKE THERE'S GOING TO BE CONTINUED VOLATILITY THROUGHOUT THE NEXT COUPLE OF WEEKS MONTHS AND THAT'S TO BE EXPECTED.))
[OUT Q=EXPECTED.]

[02-53 TC1:56:44] A tax on farms and businesses worth more than a million dollars may be here to stay, at least for now. Thanks to Democratic support, a Republican backed bill to eliminate the estate tax, may end with Governor Warner's veto. People who want to get rid of it say it hurts small businesses and is driving family farms out of business.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT ]
[IN Q=WE WERE]

((ANDY OVERBAY/FARM OWNER; WE WERE RIGHT ON THE VERY EDGE OF HAVING NO INHERITANCE TAX WHATSOEVER AND HAVING 335-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR INHERITANCE TAX.))
[OUT Q=INHERITANCE.]

The Overbay's decided sell a major part of the farm to avoid paying. But supporters of the tax say it affects few, wealthy estates. Governor Warner says with budget shortfalls, now is not the time to change the tax. For News 7, I'm Rachel Cannon and that's this week's Business Review. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]))



[2-Sp-Tease]


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

Coming up - Virginia Tech talks to coaching candidates -
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[VO-NAT]

and Clemson pitcher Tyler Lumsden shows what it takes to be number one - Those stories and more are just ahead in spor
ts - (-------------)

[ bump]
[Break #6]



[6Tufted-Deer]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=eha]
[TAPE#=03-04 TC52:30]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Mill Mountain Zoo is welcoming a new member to its family.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Two western tufted deer - one from China and the other from Burma - are the latest editions. The deer are named for the spot of fluffy hair on their forehead - but the males are mostly recognized for their upper canines that develop into short tusks. Tufted deer are much smaller than the typical white tail deer we are used to - and like to play from dusk to dawn.
They will make their permanent home at the zoo. (------------)