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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up on News 7-
Ten people are injured, some seriously, in a hay-ride accident.
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[VO-NAT]


Investigators search for more clues in the Short family murder case.
The President gives the O-K to quarantine suspected SARS cases.
And getting ready for the Miss Roanoke Valley competition.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]

News 7 is next.

[Hay-Wagon]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=03-13 TC07:06]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 @ 11 ]


A hayride accident at the Homestead tonight injures numerous people- two of them are airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
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The accident happened at about 7:30 tonight- Eight people were treated at Bath County Hospital.
Two others were airlifted by Lifeguard Ten to Roanoke Memorial.
The Homestead is a resort hotel in Hot Springs, Virginia.
Two haywagons were taking people on a ride when the first wagon crashed.
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[SOT 04:50]
[IN Q=]

((THE FIRST HAYWAGON KIND OF COASTED DOWN A HILL, SMALL INCLINE ON THE STREET AND RAN INTO A PARKED CONSTRUCTION TRAILER. JEAN: DID IT FLIP OVER? GARY ROSENBERG/HOMESTEAD CEO: NO BECAUSE OF THE IMPACT IT BOUNCED FORWARD. JEAN: HOW WERE PEOPLE INJURED? THEY WERE THRUSTED FORWARD.))
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[OUT Q=WERE THRUSTED FORWARD.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=None]


News 7's Justin McLeod is at the Homestead tonight and joins us on the phone.
(XXXXXXX)

[TAKE PHONER GRAPHIC***]
Justin Do you know if these people on the haywagon ride were guests at the hotel?

Info for Justin:
People on wagon were guests at hotel. [CHHANGE TO MAP?]
This was a private haywagon ride set up by the Homestead for a group of family and friends.
Don't know at this point if any children were aboard the ride or where the guests were from.
The President and CEO of the Homestead Gary Rosenberg says the Homestead does hayrides for groups from time to time.
The accident happened on Homestead property. There are several roads and trails on the property for haywagons and horses.

[Suspicious-Death]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
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Roanoke police are investigating an altercation between a stepfather and stepson that turned deadly.
Officers say George R. Teagarden, Junior got into a physical altercation with his stepson Richard Jason Waddell this afternoon inside a home on Webb Avenue.
Waddell was taken to Roanoke Memorial hospital where he later died.
Teagarden had minor injuries.
Police are treating the incident as a suspicious death, until they receive a report from the medical examiner's office and meet with the Commonwealth's Attorney.

[Short-Murders]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=03-12 TC15:29]
[GRAPHIC=Jennifer Short]


Investigators are hoping weather has uncovered new clues about the murders of Jennifer Short and her parents.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockingham Co., NC]


Some 30 officers searched the area where her body was found in Rockingham County North Carolina.
They've been over the same ground about a half-dozen times, but hope the change of seasons will help.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=if you recall]

((MAJ. J. V. THOMAS/ROCKINGHAM CO., NC SHERIFFS DEPT; IF YOU RECALL EARLIER IN THE INVESTIGATION ALL OF JENNIFER WAS NOT FOUND. SO WE WENT THROUGH THE FALL, ALL OF THE WINTER MONTHSE SO WE WANT TO COME BACK AND SEE IF THE ELEMENTS HAVE UNCOVERED ANYTHING WE DIDN'T FIND BEFORE.))
[SUPER=01-Maj. J. V. Thomas/Rockingham Co., NC Sheriffs Dept.]
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[OUT Q=didn't find before.]
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[VO-NAT]


No word on what they found today, if anything.
Sheriff Frank Cassell said Garrison Bowman remains a person of interest and is still in the country.
He also said a Grand Jury in the case met in Charlottesville this week, but would not elaborate.
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[Missing-Woman]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=dse]
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Police fear a missing Roanoke woman may need medical help.
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[TAKE PINNACLE PIC FULL]
56 year old (Ga-Kneeve) Geneive Beth Jacobs-Barnett was reported missing by her husband yesterday.
She suffers from (Fibro-My-alga) fibromyalgia and could need medicine or treatment [TAKE CRIMELINE FS]
Anyone with information about her is asked to call Roanoke police or Crimeline at 344-8500.
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[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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[GRAPHIC=War in Iraq]


Troops fought through the night in Baghdad with threats of suicide bombings and unconventional tactics from the Iraq's.
Meanwhile a videotape showing what is said to be Saddam Hussein on the streets of Baghdad is released on Iraqi T-V.


But is it Saddam Hussein or a double?
Drew Levinson reports from Kuwait.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=201-Col. William Grimsley/U. S. Army; 1:03]
[SUPER=219-Drew Levinson/CBS News; 1:28]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, Kuwait.]

((BEFORE DAWN...MASSIVE FLASHES LIT UP THE SKY SOUTH EAST OF BAGHDAD. THAT'S WHERE IRAQI SOLDIERS AND MARINES ARE FACING OFF. BUT AS COALITION FORCES POUND THE CITY... THEY MAY BE MISSING THEIR NUMBER ONE TARGET. SADDAM HUSSEIN OR SOMEONE LOOKING JUST LIKE HIM APPEARED ON IRAQI TV FRIDAY -- DRESSED IN A MILITARY UNIFORM -- AND H-FIVING...RESIDENTS ON THE STREETS OF THE CAPITAL CITY. THEY CHANTED QUOTE "BUSH BUSH LISTEN CAREFULLY WE ALL LOVE SADDAM HUSSEIN." BUT THIS TELEVISED SPEECH AIRED EARLIER IN THE DAY ... COULD BE IRAQ'S BEST EVIDENCE YET THAT SADDAM IS STILL ALIVE . HE TALKED ABOUT A U.S. HELICOPTER THAT WENT DOWN ON MARCH 23RD - SEVERAL DAYS AFTER THE WAR BEGAN. THE IRAQI PRESIDENT ALSO THREATENED SUICIDE ATTACKS ON U.S. TROOPS AT BAGHDAD'S AIRPORT. THAT'S WHERE AMERICAN G-I'S SEIZED CONTROL -- AND HAVE STARTED TO CLEAR RUNWAYS FOR MILITARY TRANSPORT PLANES.. THE BATTLE FOR THE STRIP LEFT ABOUT TWO-THOUSAND IRAQI SOLDIERS DEAD. THE REST EITHER SURRENDERED OR FLED. COL. WILLIAM GRIMSLEY/U.S. ARMY: They're all in little pieces. They don't seem to be in any kind of massed coherent formation right now. And that's OK. THE MARINES ARE ALSO WITHIN STRIKING DISTANCE OF BAGHDAD. ONE ELEMENT OF THE 1ST MARINE DIVISION SHOCKED IRAQI FIGHTERS BY RACING ALMOST 100 MILES ALONG THE TIGRIS RIVER -- DESTROYING REPUBLICAN GUARD TANKS ALONG THE WAY. EARLIER IN THE DAY IRAQ'S INFORMATION MINISTER PROMISED TO LAUNCH SOME KIND OF MASSIVE MARTYRDOM OPERATION AGAINST THE U-S LEAD FORCES. SO FAR NOTHING LIKE THAT HAS BEEN SEEN. DREW LEVINSON, CBS NEWS, KUWAIT.))


[Red-Cross]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jus]
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The comforts of home will soon be on its way to our troops overseas.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Roanoke]


Your hometown station has teamed up with the American Red Cross for the "Packages from Home" campaign.
All this week, the Red Cross has collected everything from toiletries, snacks, paper back books, to playing cards.
The campaign ended today and soon all those items will be shipped overseas.
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[SOT 37:17]
[IN Q=We're going to take]

((AMY WHITTAKER/AMERICAN RED CROSS: WE'RE GOING TO TAKE THOSE BOXES AND WE'LL JUST BE SHIPPING THEM MANY AT A TIME OVER A PERIOD OF TIME WHICH WILL BE FINE BECAUSE I THINK THE WAR IS GOING TO CONTINUE ON FOR QUITE AWHILE AND WE'RE GOING TO SEE A NEW SURGE OF TROOPS COMING IN AND LEAVING.))
[SUPER=201-Amy Whittaker/American Red Cross]
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[OUT Q=coming in and leaving]
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[VO-NAT]


Whittaker says the process will take several weeks because workers have inspect each item and make sure it is secure.
The Red Cross estimates thousands of people in our area took part in the "Packages from Home" campaign.
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[Miss-RV]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-08 TC2:40:35]
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Tomorrow night contestants from all over the state will be at Cave Spring High School to compete for the title of Miss Roanoke Valley. The winner will go on to compete in the Miss Virginia pageant, but she'll leave behind many students who have already won. Jennifer Wishon explains.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Amanda Patterson/Cave Spring Student; :10 ]
[SUPER=01-Marion Ramsey/Actress; :50 ]
[SUPER=01-Barbara Luna/Actress; 1:04 ]
[SUPER=@Jennifer2; 1:12 ]
[SUPER=01-Mark Passeretti/Cave Spring Student; 1:28 ]
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[OUT Q=JW, News 7, Roanoke]

((((NATS OF CHOIR SINGING)) These students here at Cave Spring High School may not be in class, but they're gaining real world knowledge.
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[SOT 2:18:37]
[IN Q=This isn't something]

((AMANDA PATTERSON/CAVE SPRING SENIOR: THIS ISN'T SOMETHING THAT A LOT OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS USUALLY GET TO DO. WE'RE WORKING WITH PROFESSIONALS HERE AND IT'S DEFINITELY A PROFESSIONAL ATMOSPHERE SO MOST HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS DON'T GET THAT AT ALL SO IT'S BEEN REALLY COOL.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=been really cool]

They've helped put the pageant together from start to finish. From marketing the event to building the set, students have had their hands in every aspect of the production. They've also been getting advice and guidance from two women who have impressive resumes when it comes to acting. ((NATS OF MARION SINGING)) You may remember Marion Ramsey as the soft spoken Officer Hooks in the Police Academy Movies. Or Barbara Luna as Maria Roberts on the soap opera One Life to Live. Both women are in town to emcee the pageant but they're also giving the students advice.
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[SOT 2:33:34]
[IN Q=I wish I'd had]

((MARION RAMSEY/ACTRESS: I WISH I'D HAD SOMEONE TO TELL ME EARLIER, GUIDE ME, BECAUSE I KNEW WHAT I WANTED TO DO AT THE AGE OF FOUR, BUT THERE WAS NO ONE TO ENCOURAGE ME. SO I CONSIDER IT A TRADE OFF.)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=a trade off]


[BUTT BUTT BUTT BUTT]

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[SOT 2:29:24]
[IN Q=It's so exciting]

((BARBARA LUNA/ACTRESS: IT'S SO EXCITING TO SEE YOUNG TALENT AND TO WATCH THE GROWTH IN A TWO DAY REHEARSAL IS REALLY QUITE SOMETHING.)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=really quite something]

But personal growth isn't the only thing some of the students are hoping for. One dollar from each ticket sold will go towards a scholarship for a senior who's interested in a career in music or drama. Mark Passeretti is only a freshman, but he's already counting on the money when he graduates.
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[SOT 2:26:24]
[IN Q=It'll probably pay for]

((MARK PASSERETTI/CAVE SPRING STUDENT: IT'LL PROBABLY PAY FOR LIKE HALF OF IT SO THAT'D BE GOOD AND IT'D GET ME INTO A BETTER COLLEGE.)) [RUNS05]
[OUT Q=a better college]

And whether it's a better college, or something else, these students hope their role in the pageant will help them achieve their goals in the future. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Roanoke.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
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Still ahead on News 7, family and friends mourn the murders of a mother and three of her children.
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[VO-NAT]


And the President gives the O-K to quarantine suspected SARS cases in the U-S.
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[Sports-preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[IN Q="Hey folks..]
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[OUT Q=...the BIG 7."]
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(( Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as the Avs open with a win tonight in front of a huge crowd in Salem. VMI gets ready for its spring game tomorrow, while this former VMI star prepares for the worst. Perplexing news tonight conerning JJ Redick.

And Sammy Sosa finally gets his 500th homer tonight on the Big 7.))[Madison-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-01 TC1:35:46]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest.]


Four members of a Roanoke family are dead, and another is in the hospital tonight after a shooting early this morning. A Roanoke man is now in custody charged with murder.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


A call to 911 alerted police shortly before three A- M. When officers arrived on Madison Avenue, they found the bodies of 32- year- old Angela Arrington and three of her children.
A fourth child was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.
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[SOT 02:36:14]
[IN Q=They didn't bother anybody]

((THEY DIDN'T BOTHER ANYBODY. THEY WERE A JOYFUL FAMILY. NEVER SEEN THEM ARGUE, NEVER SEEN HER HOLLER AT HER KIDS, NONE OF THAT. NEVER HIT THEM ANYTHING. JUST A LOVING FAMILY. LOOKING AT THE PICTURES THOSE KIDS WERE FULL OF LIFE TOO. YES THEY WERE SOME JOYFUL KIDS, FULL OF ENERGY.))
[SUPER=01-Melvin Sales/Neighbor; ]
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[OUT Q=full of energy.]
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[VO-NAT]


Investigators are providing few details on what may have lead to the shootings, but they are describing the case as a domestic incident.
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[Brathwaite]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=03-04 TC1:04:21]
[GRAPHIC=Brathwaite]

A Roanoke man faces murder charges in connection with the shooting.
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[VO-NAT]

30-year-old Clinton Andrew Brathwaite (Brath-waite) was arrested by police at the scene this morning.
This is not his first run in with the law. He was released from federal prison in July after serving an eight year sentence for cocaine distribution.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

As far as his relationship with Angela Arrington and her children, a neighbor says Brathwaite hadn't known them long and is new to the neighborhood. Friends of the victims say they have no idea what could have caused this kind of violent attack. Brathwaite remains in police custody.
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[SARS]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=SARS]


There are now four confirmed cases of SARS in the United States and one hundred fifteen suspected cases.
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[VO-NAT]


Today President Bush signed an executive order giving health officials the power to forcibly quarantine people with SARS.
It is the first time a new disease has been added to the quarantine list in two decades.
More than 2200 cases have been confirmed worldwide and eighty five people have died in Asia and Canada.
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[SOT-13]
[IN Q=THEY'RE PREDOMINANTLY ADULTS]

((DR. JAMES HUGHES/DIRECTOR, NAT'L CENTER FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASES-I THINK WE'VE BEEN FORTUNATE TO DATE THAT IT HASN'T HAPPENED HERE. BUT WITH THE NATURE OF INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL, I THINK WE ALL HAVE TO BE PREPARED FOR THE POSSIBILITY THAT PEOPLE WITH SEVERE CASES COULD INTRODUCE THIS INTO THE COUNTRY))
[SUPER=01-Dr. James Hughes/Nat. Center for Infectious Diseases]
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[OUT Q=INTO THE COUNTRY]
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[VO-NAT]


The speed with which the illness is spreading has prompted other precautions.
The U-S Navy will not be stopping at any ports in China or Hong Kong.
And passengers are being screened at Los Angeles airport to see if they have any signs of the illness.
Researchers think SARS is a new form of a cornavirus... the same kind that cause the common cold.
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[ATF-Case]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=03-10 TC38:09]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A truck load of untaxed cigarettes was stopped near the weighing scales on I-81 yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

The two men inside were hauling 360-thousand cigarettes. The smokes were the real thing, but A-T-F's "Resident Agent in Charge" says a sheet of tax stamps was not.
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[SOT 15:40:44]
[IN Q=There was some counterfeit]

(( THERE WERE SOME COUNTERFEIT TAX STAMPS FOUND IN THEIR TRACTOR TRAILER TRUCK ON THE CIGARETTES WERE REAL MARLBORO CIGARETTES. THEY DID NOT HAVE THE APPROPRIATE TAXES STAMPED ON THEM PLACED ON THE PACKAGES.))
[SUPER=01-Bart McEntire/ATF Agent]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=on the packages.]
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[VO-NAT]

The two suspects may be Armenian, though the prosecutor said the Government is still trying to determine their Immigration status. With the help of a Russian translator, they asked the judge to appoint attorneys to represent them when they appear in court again Monday.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]


Still ahead, we'll go underground to a secret bunker in Lynchburg designed to protect priceless works of art.
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[VO-NAT]


And these baby Panda twins are the latest additions to an endangered species.
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[Commercial]

[Project-Y]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-07 TC1:16:20]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Most people think of a bomb shelter as a cold, dark underground bunker filled with food, water and other staples.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


But in Lynchburg, a government-built shelter now houses a fine collection of American art.
The Maier (MAY-er) museum at Randolph Macon Woman's College actually began life in 1951 as an emergency storage facility for our nation's priceless works of art.
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[SOT 11:57:47]
[IN Q=The original purpose]

((MARTHA JOHNSON/MAIER MUSEUM OF ART: THE ORIGINAL PURPOSE WAS TO MAXIMIZE STORAGE SPACE. SO THERE WAS 25-THOUSAND SQUARE FEET OF THESE METAL SLIDING SCREENS WHERE THEY COULD HANG ARTWORK SORT OF SALON STYLE.))
[SUPER=01-Martha Johnson/Maier Museum of Art]
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[OUT Q=sort of salon style.]
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[VO-NAT]


"Project Y", as it was known, made Lynchburg the second home for the National Gallery of Art in the event of a nuclear war.
The museum's contract with the government just expired two years ago.
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[Red-Pandas]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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Four month old red Panda Twins made their debut in Australia today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sydney, Australia;]


These pandas look cute, but zookeepers say don't get too close.
The pandas have a predominately red coat, black fur on their feet, a white striped tail and white furry ears.
The red panda normally lives in the Bamboo forests of the Himalyan Forests and they're an endangered specials.
Red Pandas spend most their time in the trees. They are carnivores, but their main diet is bamboo. Like the Giant panda, they have an extra thumb to help them hold bamboo shoots.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=EXTRA]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]

The Avs open in front a huge crown, the Express looks to get even in G-boro tonight. We've got qualifying results from Talladega, and some surprising news concerning JJ Redick and Jason Conley. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Cincinnati, OH; :00]

Sammy Sosa rolled into the brand new ball park in Cincinnati tonight looking for his 500th career homer and he would get it in the 7th inning with this towering shot to right center field. Sosa is now just the 18th player in big league history to hit 500 homeruns in his career.
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[S-Avs]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-146 5510tc]
[GRAPHIC=avalanche]


The Salem Avalanche opened up its 2003 summer of fun yesterday evening on a gorgeous night in Salem.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Cannons vs. Avalanche; :00]

The ticket takers earned their money last night as 53 hundred and 83 fans showed up to see the Avs in their first game as a Houston Astros' affiliate. Salem wasted no time in this one as Trevor Mote hits one to short. Number 6 , Michael Rodriguez will hustle home for the first run of the season. One to nothing Salem. Later in the inning - Charleton Jimerson cranks a triple that will plate Rodriguez. The Avalanche takes control with a 2-to-nothing lead after one. Travis Wong would get one of those back off Avs starter and
[SUPER=37-Potomac/2/Salem/4;]

eventual winner Jimmy Barrett. But Salem opens the season with 4-to-2 win. They're home tonight and Sunday.
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=EXPRESS]


As bad as Thursday night's 7-to-2 loss was for the Express - it is just a distant memory last night. Roanoke bounced back in game two to top the Generals 3-to-1 and even their of five series at a game apiece last night. Shawn Limpright, Chad Mazurak and Doug Schueller scored. Evan Lindsey stopped 50 of 51 shots. Game three is tonight at 7:30 - here in Roanoke.

[S-Qualify]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-143]
[GRAPHIC=nascar 2003]


The Winston Cup circuit is back on the superspeedway this weekend in Talladega for the Aaron's 499 on Sunday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Talladega, AL/FX; :00]

Four Dodge's, Four Chevys and two Fords highlighted the top 10 during yesterday's qualifying. In the end - Jeremy Mayfield would win the pole with a lap at 186 point 488 miles an hour. Here the rundown.
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[SUPER=0107-6. Robby Gordon//7. Jimmie Johnson//8. Ryan Newman//9. Mark Martin//10. Casey Mears//;]
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[SUPER=0107-11. Sterling Marlin//12. Steve Park//13. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//14. Jamie McMurray//15. Ricky Craven//;]
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[SUPER=0107-16. Michael Waltrip//17. Johnny Benson//18. Dale Jarrett//19. Tony Stewart//20. Jack Sprague//;]
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[SUPER=0107-21. Kyle Petty//22. Bobby Labonte//23. Jerry Nadeau//24. Ward Burton//25. Kenny Wallace//;]
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[SUPER=0107-26. Kurt Busch//27. Matt Kenseth//28. Terry Labonte//29. Joe Nemechek//30. Jeff Green//;]
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[SUPER=0107-31. Rusty Wallace//32. Hermie Sadler//33. Greg Biffle//34. Jimmy Spencer//35. Todd Bodine//;]
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[SUPER=0107-41. Ken Schrader/Prov/42. Mike Skinner/Prov/43. Tony Raines/Prov/;]
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[OUT Q=.....last driver."]
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[S-Redick]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-137 10807TC]
[GRAPHIC=JJ REDICK]

J.J. Redick is among five students facing an investigation into alleged marijuana use at Duke.
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[VO NAT ENG#]
[SUPER=03-Durham, NC/This Season; :00]

According to the Duke newspaper, the Daily Chronicle, and WRAL-TV in Raleigh, the police report was filed Monday morning and it says that Redick, two Duke soccer players and two other students were found in a Blackwell dormitory room where police say there was a very strong smell of marijuana. The police searched the room and did not find any drugs, but did find a homemade bong. Neither Redick nor any of the other students were charged at the time, instead police referred them to the office of the Dean of Students. The Duke athletic department says it will not comment until the judicial process is completed.
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[S-Conley]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-142 10604TC]
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Long before former Keydet hoop star Jason Conley announced he was transfering to Missouri - folks on post were afraid that other schools had been tampering with their star.
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Now there are reports that Missouri coach Quin Snyder and his staff may have indeed broken NCAA rules while recruiting him. The St. Louis Post Dispatch obtained phone records that indicate the Missouri staff called Conley's mother at least six times before he told VMI he wanted to be relased from his scholarship. That's called tampering with another's school's players. VMI athletic Director Donny White says if the calls were made - Missouri should be held accountable. Snyder, who is at the final four contends his staff did nothing wrong.
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[ANCHOR=mike]
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The VMI football team wraps up the spring season today with the red-white scrimmage at Alumni Memorial Field at one o'clock.
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[SUPER=03-Lexington; :00]


The Keydets were 6 and 6 last year, their best season since 1981. Fans who come out to the spring game will watch the Keydets go through four-10 minute quarters.
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[OUT Q=..fun thing right now"]
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[S-Rayna]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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It's a big basketball weekend right here on Your Hometown Station starting today.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/October 20, 2002; :00]

I hope you can tune in to Your Hometown Station this afternoon at 3:30 - you will see Tech's Rayna Dubose receive her United States basketball writer's association "Most Courageous Award." From 3:30 to 4pm CBS will air its College basketball "Plays and Players of the Year" show.
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[GO TO PINNACLE 12999] And then join us at four for a two hour pregame show from the SuperDome. The first semi-final between Kansas and Marquette tips-off at 6. The second final four game has Texas and Syracuse at 8:45. Only right here on WDBJ-7.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
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The giant presidential heads were supposed to be in Buena Vista for about three months, but that was three YEARS ago.
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[SUPER=03-Buena Vista;]

The busts of William Henry Harrison, Zachary Taylor, and Abraham Lincoln are still there, and there's no telling when they will be moved. Now it's time for their yearly facelifts, after a long wet winter has chipped away parts of the plaster. Now maintenance workers have to get cracking to repair the damage. Officials with Glen Maury Park say the heads should be repaired by the park's Easter celebration on April 19th. (------------)