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

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning....... Blasts on the outskirts of Baghdad kill at least nine - including three babies, and angry residents are lashing out.
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And a Giles County man's body has been recovered, 2 weeks after his boat overturned in the New River. We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[Blast-Iraq]


[ANCHOR=marya]
[NEWSCAST=sat. a.m.]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=After Saddam]
[SUPER=219-Marya Jones/mjones*wdbj7.com; ]


Deadly explosions rocked an American ammunition dump near Baghdad this morning.
At least nine Iraqi civilians have been killed.
U-S troops say the ammunition exploded after someone fired a flare into it.
Now, Iraqi tempers are flaring at coalition forces.
Jim Clancey has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The blast of one surface]
[SUPER=203-Baghdad, Iraq; :00]
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[OUT Q=Jim Clancey Baghdad]



[11Simonds]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=03-15 TC2:38:48]
[GRAPHIC=none]

The body of a man believed drowned in the Glen Lyn area of the New River earlier this month has been found. James Pearly Simonds (SY-monds) was last seen April 12th in Giles County, clinging to his capsized boat.
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[VO-NAT]


Yesterday, the man's body was found miles away on a rock in Bluestone Lake, West Virginia.
The lake is formed by a dam on the New River.
[SUPER=03-Giles Co./April 19]


Several large-scale searches were mounted for Simonds.
His boat was found about a mile and a half from where it capsized near Glen Lyn.
The New River was about nine feet higher than normal when he disappeared.
Relatives told authorities Simonds was a sub-contractor for V-Dot and that he was out surveying March flood damage.
V-Dot officials say they have no record of Simonds' work.
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[6Bowman]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=503-00 TC05:36]
[GRAPHIC=Logan Bowman]


The mother of a missing Grayson County boy and her ex-boyfriend have been indicted for neglect associated with the boy's disappearance.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Grayson Co./File Tape;]

Cynthia Davis and Dennis (SKIM-er-horn) Schemerhorn were each charged with two counts of felony child neglect in connection with the disappearance of Davis' son, Logan Bowman. Authorities say the two gave conflicting stories about Logan's disappearance and, at one point, failed to seek medical attention for the five-year-old when he suffered hot water burns. Logan has been missing since January. Authorities believe he may be dead.
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[Peterson]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
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[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Scott Peterson]


Prosecutors in California will seek the death penalty against Scott Peterson.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Modesto, CA;]


He was arrested last week in California and faces murder charges in the deaths of his wife and their unborn son.
The announcement came after prosecutors met with Laci Peterson's family yesterday.
Scott Peterson has pleaded innocent to the charges. He's being held in jail without bond.
Warrants detailing reasons for his arrest in the case are still sealed.
The bodies of Laci Peterson and the baby washed ashore in the San Francisco Bay last week -- about three miles from where Scott Peterson said he was fishing the day his wife vanished.
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[AM-Radford-Protest]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-20 TC05:37]
[GRAPHIC=None]


An opinion piece in Radford University's student newspaper is raising quite a few eyebrows.
Some call it bigotry, but the writer says it's anything but.
Justin McLeod has more on the campus controversy.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Radford; :00]
[SUPER=01-Brandon Miller/Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual Student Union; :35]
[SUPER=01-Ashley Baird/Columnist; :56]
[SUPER=@justin1;]
[RUNS=1:45]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7]

((((NAT SOUND OF AHSLEY READING E-MAIL))
Ashley Baird gets a lot of e-mails these days.
Some support her, others strongly disagree with her.
[SOT 2:33]
[IN Q=It's my opinion]

((ASHLEY BAIRD/RADFORD UNIVERSITY STUDENT: IT'S MY OPINION AND I HAVE EVERY RIGHT TO AN OPINION AS MUCH AS THEY DO.))

[Runs04]
[OUT Q=as they do]


That opinion was published this week in the student newspaper.
The piece titled "Defining Yourself"deals with the issue of gays.
On one hand, she appears to support gay rights.
She says "I fully believe that homosexuals should have the same rights as heterosexuals." (FIRST QUOTE)
On other hand, she questions whether gays should have a support group on campus. (SECOND QUOTE)
[SOT 14:59]
[IN Q=She states in there]

((BRANDON MILLER/GAY LESBIAN BISEXUAL STUDENT UNION: SHE STATES IN THERE SHE SAYS WE DON'T NEED A SUPPORT GROUP, WE'RE NOT SUPPORTING, WE'RE NOT HELPING EACH OTHER THAT ALL WE DO IS TALK ABOUT SEX IN OUR GROUP WHICH IS WHAT WE DON'T DO.)) [Runs09]
[OUT Q=we don't do]


Ashley Baird says she is no biggot.
She points out in her piece that her mom's best friend is gay.
What she has a problem with is "displaying and campaigning your sexual preference to everyone else." (THIRD QUOTE)
[SOT 1:38]
[IN Q=I just feel it's]

((ASHLEY BAIRD/RADFORD UNIVERSITY: I JUST FEELS IT'S UNNECESSARY TO VOICE WHAT YOUR SEXUALITY IS TO EVERYONE ELSE WHEN I WOULDN'T DO IT MYSELF OPENLY, I THINK IT'S PRIVATE ISSUE.)) [Runs10]
[OUT Q=private issue]


It is an issue that has prompted more than a hundred letters to the editor.
But you won't see any of those responses in the student newspaper anytime soon.
This was the last issue of the school year.
[SOT 18:40]
[IN Q=One of our alumni]

((BRANDON MILLER/GAY LESBIAN BISEXUAL STUDENT UNION: ONE OF OUR ALUMNI WROTE A LETTER TO THE EDITOR AND THE EDITOR WAS LIKE WE WILL KEEP IT TO THE FALL BUT IF YOU ACTUALLY THINK ABOUT THEY ARE GOING TO HAVE A NEW EDITOR AND CHIEF NEXT YEAR DO YOU ACTUALLY THINK THAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN.)) [Runs10]
[OUT Q=going to happen]
[SOT ]
[IN Q=For now, students can voice]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: FOR NOW, STUDENTS CAN VOICE THEIR OPINION ON THE STUDENT NEWSPAPER'S WEBSITE. WE'VE PUT A LINK TO THE TARTAN ON OUR WEBSITE SO YOU CAN EITHER READ THE ARTICLE OR RESPOND TO IT. THERE ARE A LOT OF RESPONSES ALREADY AND WE SHOULD POINT OUT THERE ARE QUITE A FEW WHO WRITE IN SUPPORT OF ASHLEY BAIRD. JUSTIN McLEOD, NEWS 7.))))


[11Worker-Training]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=03-04 TC1:41:17]
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A trained and available workforce. That's the goal of a new grant program coming to our area.
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Congressman Virgil Goode and Senator John Warner are announcing a 250-thousand dollar grant from the U-S Labor Department. The money will be used to re-train workers that have lost their jobs after plant closings. Danville Community and Patrick Henry Community College will work with a board to develop the educational opportunities.
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[SOT 21:30:53]
[IN Q=Things made]

((SEN. JOHN WARNER/(R) VIRGINIA; THINGS MADE IN THIS AREA DANVILLE, MARTINSVILLE SOUTH BOSTON HARE IN COMPETITION WITH THINGS MADE ELSEWHERE IN THE WORLD WE'VE GOT TO STAY ON THE CURRENT EDGE OF THAT TECHNOLOGY AND COMPETITION TO SURVIVE.))
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[OUT Q=TO SURVIVE.]
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[VO-NAT]

The 250-thousand dollars is just the initial phase of the labor grant. Officials say over a three year period there are opportunities to get up to six million dollars for the program.
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
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Possible fields of training include informational technology , health care and motor sports.
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[11SARS]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=03-14 TC2:53:59]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]

A Lynchburg resident is the first in our area to show signs of SARS - but state health officials say that doesn't mean we'll be seeing more any time soon. Virginia has a total of eight confirmed cases.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file]


The state's epidemiologist says the disease is not moving through Virginia like the West Nile virus did.
Rather, all of Virginia's cases are isolated and limited to those returning from a visit to Asia.
Still, officials say they don't know enough about the disease.
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[SOT 00:18:42]
[IN Q=IS THIS SOMETHING THAT]

((SUZANNE JENKINS/ASST. STATE EPIDEMIOLOGIST; IS THIS SOMETHING THAT IS GOING TO STAY AT A HIGH LEVEL ALL FOR YEARS OR YEARS OR GO UP AND DOWN LIKE A LOT OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES DO? ARE WE GOING TO FIND OUT THAT THERE ARE CERTAIN POPULATIONS THAT IT HAS A MORE SEVERE AFFECT ON? WILL THERE BE A LOT OF CARRIERS OUT THERE? THERE IS SO MUCH THAT IS UNKNOWN.))
[SUPER=01-Suzanne Jenkins/Assistant State Epidemiologist]
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[OUT Q=SO MUCH THAT IS UNKNOWN.]
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[VO-NAT]


Health officials say the U-S has done a good job of containing the disease.
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[11West-Nile]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=03-11 TC40:05]
[GRAPHIC=West Nile Virus]


Another health risk to think about now that the weather is getting warmer -- the West Nile Virus.
State health officials say Virginians are at now at greater risk of being infected.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Last year there were 29 confirmed cases of West Nile in the state.
Two Virginians died from the mosquito-spread disease.
Officials say those numbers are likely to go up.
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[SOT 00:11:04]
[IN Q=WE THINK THAT THE VIRUS]

((SUZANNE JENKINS/ASST. STATE EPIDEMIOLOGIST: WE THINK THAT THE VIRUS IS GOING TO HAVE A HEAD START BECAUSE WE HAVE INFECTED BIRDS AND INFECTED MOSQUITOS LAST YEAR SO THE RISK TO PEOPLE IS PROBABLY GOING TO BE HIGHER. WHAT I'M HOPING IS PEOPLE WILL TAKE APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS SO THE NUMBER OF CASES WON'T GO UP EVEN THOUGH THE RISK IS HIGHER.))
[SUPER=01-Suzanne Jenkins/Assistant State Epidemiologist]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=THOUGH THE RISK IS HIGHER.]
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[VO-NAT]


Health officials say the state is taking extra precautions.
Beginning in July, blood donations will be tested for the virus to help with surveillance of the disease.
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[Focus-Health]


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

About 3- thousand babies are born with a life threatening disorder each year. News 7 Reporter Jennifer Wishon is talking with Cystic Fibrosis event coordinator about the disease in today's Focus on Health.

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Good Morning.
Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic disease of the body's mucus glands that affects about 30- thousand Americans. There is currently no cure for the disease, but there are many people in the area who are *walking* to change that fact. [JENN/GUEST TWO SHOT]
[SUPER=01-Lori Bodzioney/Cystic Fibrosis Walk Coordinator;]


I'm joined by Lori Bodzioney (Be-Johnny) who is a coordinator for the Great Strides Walk.

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[TAKE 8701ess FS] The Great Strides Walk for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation takes place next Saturday at Hollins University. Registration starts at 9 and the walk kicks off at 10. If you'd like more information you can call 1-888-233-4682 Don't go away. News 7 Saturday Morning will be right back.
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[Pine-Cove-Cabin]


[ANCHOR=Brent @ wx center - SEATED]
[NEWSCAST=Weekend]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=Time Off]
[GRAPHIC=Time Off FS Wx Mon]


Spring may be in full bloom but the weather's not so warm as to rule out an evening in front of the fireplace. In this week's Time Off Shannon Young takes us to a Pulaski County bed and breakfast where the home fires are always burning.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I usually have some brownies...]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.;:06]
[SUPER=01-Linda Sprouse/Pine Cove Cabin;:16]
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[IN Q=I usually have some...]

((I USUALLY HAVE SOME BROWNIES OR COOKIES SITTING OUT FOR SNACK WHEN THEY COME IN.)) [RUNS:05]
[OUT Q=snack when they come in.]

From the second you step through the door of the Pine Cove Cabin, you know you're welcome. A glance inside the kitchen cupboards tells you your arrival has been anticipated for some time.
[SOT 4:03-4:20]
[IN Q=I need to refill the cereal...]

((I NEED TO REFILL THE CEREAL BUT I KEEP CEREAL FOR BREAKFAST AND I KEEP KETCHUP AND MAYO CAUSE WHEN YOU GO TO STAY AT A PLACE YOU WIND UP SPENDING LOTS OF MONEY ON KETCHUP AND MAYO AND IT DOESN'T COST MUCH TO PUT IT IN THERE AND IT LASTS A LONG TIME.)) [RUNS:17]
[OUT Q=it lasts a long time.]

The two story cabin dates back to 1888. In the 1970's it was restored for use as a guest house. Three years ago Linda Sprouse opened it to travelers, whose needs she constantly moniters.
[SOT 2:47-2:55]
[IN Q=In the beginning I wanted to make it a place...]

((IN THE BEGINNING I WANTED TO MAKE IT A PLACE TO GET AWAY FROM ALL MODERN THINGS SO I HAVE A OF OF THINGS TO READ BUT MOST PEOPLE JUST CAN'T STAND BEING AWAY FROM A TELEVISION.)) [RUNS:08]
[OUT Q=being away from a television.]

So, there are two, each with a VCR and dozens of movies to make up for the lack of reception. A queen bed upstairs and a twin downstairs makes the set up ideal for a single child family. Also on each floor, a fireplace, one gas powered, one natural. Linda provides the wood... and the solitude.
[SOT 9:31-9:48]
[IN Q=You're alone. So many other b&bs...]

((YOU'RE ALONE. SO MANY OTHER B&B SYOU HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT NOISE. YOU MAY MISS THE CAMERADERIE OF SITTING AROUND THE TABLE BUT, ON THE OTHER HAND IF YOU'RE WNATING TO GET AWAY, THIS CAN DO IT.)) [RUNS:17]
[OUT Q=wanting to get away this can do it.]

Most of all Sprouse says her job is making you comfortable so you can make yourself at home. Shannon Young, News 7, Pulaski County.))
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[WEBADDRESS FS - 4472ESSC]
For more information about Pine Cove Cabin log onto our website at wdbj7 dot com and click on News 7 Saturday and Sunday Morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning...... A Russian rocket carrying American and Russian astronaunts is on its way to the space station.
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And the Southwest Virginia Ballet Company is on its toes this weekend - hosting an array of workshops at their festival.
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[VO-Blast]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat. a.m.]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=After Saddam]
[super=219-Marya Jones/mjones*wdbj7.com; ]


Witnesses say powerful explosions at an American ammunition dump in Iraq have killed a number of civilians.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Baghdad, Iraq;]


It happened at a coalition-controlled military base.
The dump contained confiscated Iraqi ammunition.
U-S soldiers say the blast was caused by assailants who fired flares into the dump.
Residents say the explosion sent an errant missile into a nearby house, burying 14 people under a pile of rubble.

Angry residents fired on soldiers trying to pull bodies from the wreckage.
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[Soyuz-Launch]


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[WRITER=mjo]
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So far, so good for the first manned space mission since the Columbia disaster.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Baikonur, Kazakhstan;]


American astronaut Edward Lu and Russian Yuri Malenchenko blasted off from Russia for the international space station.
The crew is due to catch up with the space station early Monday. The current crew on the space station will return in the Soyuz craft.
Russia has pledged to keep the station manned and supplied until shuttle operations in the U-S continue.
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[11Ballet-Convention]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=03-09 TC1:02:06]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Southwest Virginia's ballet company is getting a chance to shine in a festival this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The Southwest Virginia Ballet is hosting 750 dancers at The Hotel Roanoke.
Ballet companies from 10 states are participating in three days of workshops and performances.
It's a chance for younger dancers to learn from world-famous professionals ... and to vie for scholarships.
Some are hoping to go on to careers as dancers and choreographers.
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[SOT 2:09:00]
[IN Q=It's a real]

((JOSHUA REDWINE/DANCER: IT'S A REAL EYE-OPENER TO DANCE WITH OTHER PEOPLE AND SEE HOW YOU DO AS A COMPANY AND AS A PERSON.))
[SUPER=01-Joshua Redwine/Dancer;]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=as a person.]
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[VO-NAT]


Organizers estimate that the festival is bringing in a quarter-of-a-million dollars to Roanoke's economy.
It will culminate in a gala concert for the public tonight at 8 at the Roanoke Civic Center.
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[11Neal]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=03-06 TC1:38:34]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Actress Patricia Neal is in town for this weekend's Vision Film Festival.
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[V/O-NAT ] It's an opportunity to screen a short film Neal stars in ...along with Michael Learned (Learn-id). "For the Love of May" was written and directed by their made-for-T-V daughter, Mary McDonough (mick-done-uh).
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[SOT 1:05:55]
[IN Q=]

((PATRICIA NEAL/ACTRESS: IT'S HER OWN DOING, AND SHE WANTED TO KNOW IF I WOULD PLAY THIS PART. IT'S A GOOD PART. MARY MCDONOUGH/ACTRESS PRODUCER DIRECTOR: MICHAEL LEARNED IS IN IT AS WELL. SO, YOU CAN'T GO WRONG WITH AN ACADEMY-AWARD WINNER AND A FOUR-TIME EMMY AWARD WINNER ON YOUR FIRST SHOT OUT. HA HA. THEY MADE ME LOOK GOOD. HE'S LIKE MY PRINCE IN A FAIRY TALE. YEAH, YEAH DON'T FEED HER THAT BULL.))
[SUPER=01-Patricia Neal/Actress; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mary McDonough/Actress, Producer-Director; :07]
[SUPER=04-"For the Love of May"; :17]
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[OUT Q=...that bull. (hold Neal's reaction as smile fades)]
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[V/O-NAT ] The film will be shown at the Valley View Grande today - - only ONE showing at 12:30 as part of the Blue Ridge film festival.
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[11Travis-Tritt]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=03-17 TC01:30]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A country music star came out strong for thousands last night in the Roanoke Valley.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


Travis Tritt brought his "Strong Enough" tour to the Salem Civic Center.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=NAT MUSIC]

((NAT MUSIC))
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[OUT Q=NAT MUSIC]
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[VO-NAT]


Tritt's also been playing shows for U-S troops stationed around the country and has been honored by several veterans organizations for his efforts.
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[Tease#2]



[ANCHOR=Marya 2-shot]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jen]
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[BOTH MICS HOT] Ten strangers stranded at a motel during a storm. If you think it sounds like the makings of a horror movie -you're right -
[ANCHOR=Brent 2-shot]

Coming up
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[VO-NAT]

Find out what happens when they have to turn to each other as they try to figure out who the killer is.
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[Biz-Review]


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

A walk of fame for Roanoke and more jobs in Southside are getting the ax. News 7's Rachel Cannon has those stories in this week's Business Review.
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The Grandin Theatre is getting ready to set it's walk of fame in stone. Hundreds of stars sold as a fundraiser for the restored movie house are undergoing final preparations before being set in stone.
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[SOT ]
[IN Q=I THINK]

((KATHY CHITTUM/GRANDIN THEATRE EXEC. DIRECTOR; I THINK EVERYONE IN TOWN WILL BE TALKING ABOUT THIS SIDEWALK, IT'S GOING TO BE SOMETHING.))
[OUT Q=SOMETHING]

The stars cost one-thousand dollars. Buyers get it engraved and a free movie each month at the Grandin for life.
630-stars have been sold, the walk of fame design allows for about 150-more. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]
[TAPE#=03-18 TC04:48]

Danville Regional Health Systems is cutting 70 jobs. The move will save the facility about three-million dollars. Hospital officials blame the cuts on Medicaid changes passed by the General Assembly. Danville Regional is reducing the number of Medicaid beds at its nursing facility, and eliminating outpatient pediatric rehab. Of the 70-jobs cut, 26 were already vacant. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]
[TAPE#=03-19 TC00:12]

At Dan River Incorporated, two hundred workers are losing their jobs. Danville's largest employer says it's cutting jobs to shift manufacturing for efficiency and NOT because of a slowdown in orders. The textile company has a workforce of 38-hundred. A total of four shifts are being eliminated at production plants and warehouses. The majority of cuts are full-time, hourly positions. For News 7, I'm Rachel Cannon and that's this week's Business Review. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]))
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[ANCHOR=Brent]
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[WRITER=rle]
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Many children pick up an instrument eventually, just to put it down a few months later, but one local boy says he is going to take his skills all the way.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

7 year old Luke Williams is a second grader who is showing a remarkable talent on the piano, and in fact, he has only been taking lessons for 8 months. He recently won a competition in Danville, and wowed the crowd with his style.
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[SUPER=01-Luke Williams/Pianist;]
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[OUT Q=so I was pretty nervous.]
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We'll hear much more from Luke, and from his father as well tomorrow in our Virginia Profile, tomorrow on News 7 Sunday Morning. (++++++++)