[Open-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Marya]

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


[roll cold out of the open]


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

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning....... After a seven hour stand-off, a gunman at a Cleveland university is in police custody.

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And a Christiansburg police officer trying to apprehend a shoplifter meets a tragic end.
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to Hello]

[11C'burg-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=03-18 TC33:25]
[GRAPHIC=Scott Hylton]

A brutal reminder of the dangers police officers face daily. Friends and family are mourning the loss of a Christiansburg officer who was shot dead by a shoplifting suspect yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/Yesterday;]

Authorities say it started around 5:30 A-M, when officer Scott Allen Hylton spotted a shoplifting suspect at this Shell gas station in Christiansburg. Witnesses say the suspect went up to Hylton's car and began beating him. They say the suspect then took the officer's gun and fired at others at the scene before turning back to Hylton and fatally shooting him.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2857]
[IN Q=HE PULLED]

((2857 MIKE AKERS/WITNESS; HE PULLED A GUN AND POINTED IT TOWARD ME AND STARTS LAUGHING 2901 THEN HE STARTED SHOOTING REPORTER: DID HE SAY ANYTHING? NEVER SAID NOTHING JUST LAUGHED THAT'S ALL HE EVER DONE WAS LAUGHED 2908))
[SUPER=01-Mike Akers/Witness;]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=WAS LAUGHED]
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[VO-NAT]

Officers opened fire on the suspect in the McDonald's parking lot next door. He is identified as 21-year-old Christopher Allen Holmes of Christiansburg. Holmes was pronounced dead at the Montgomery Regional Hospital.
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[11Holmes-Hylton]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=03-19 TC09:49]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


People who knew both men are puzzled over why their encounter ended so violently.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Signs of mourning]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dalton Reid/Christiansburg Police Department; :20]
[SUPER=04-1997; :40]
[SUPER=01-Denny Allanson/Former Holmes Co-Worker; 1:09]
[RUNS=1:16]
[OUT Q=for college and everything]

(( Signs of mourning and support for Officer Scott Hylton already adorn windows and streets in Christiansburg.
Friends and colleagues say he was a "good old country boy" who died a senseless death.
Hylton was killed while working a shift he'd volunteered to do. It was supposed to be his day off.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 12:03:45]

((LT. DALTON REID/CHRISTIANSBURG POLICE: HE WAS AN INDIVIDUAL THAT WAS PART OF OUR FAMILY. WE'RE HURTING RIGHT NOW.))
[RUNS:05]
Hylton grew up in Floyd County.
He had a wife and four kids.
And during 20 years as a police officer and 13 in the National Guard, he'd made lots of friends.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 12:03:26]

((DALTON REID: EVERY TIME I TALKED TO SCOTT, I LEFT GRINNING. JUST BECAUSE HE WAS A GUY THAT MADE YOU SMILE, MADE YOU FEEL GOOD.)) [RUNS:05]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

((quick nats: football game.)) [RUNS:01]
21 year old Christopher Holmes had been a standout as a football player at Christiansburg High School.
After graduation in 1999, he bounced through a series of jobs and several brushes with the law.
He was due in court next month to face charges that he kicked and beat a man at Virginia Tech last year.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 7:41]

(( QUICK NATS OF DENNY ALLANSON AT CASH REGISTER.)) [RUNS:02]
Denny Allanson not only works at the Shell station where police say Holmes went on a shooting rampage, he also used to work with him at Rowe Furniture.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 8:11]

((DENNY ALLANSON: HE WAS ALWAYS WELL-SPOKEN. I ALWAYS THOUGHT HE WAS A DECENT KID HEADING FOR COLLEGE AND EVERYTHING.)) ))
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[ANCHOR=MARYA]
[SS=HOLD]

By all accounts, Holmes came from a good family. Until recently, his father was a Virginia Tech Associate Professor. Holmes' family released a statement saying they're grief-stricken and praying and their hearts go out to every family affected by this tragedy.

[VO-School-Shooting]


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


A gunman opened fire inside an Ohio business school Friday, killing one person and injuring at least one other.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH;]


Police arrested the man at Case Western Reserve University after a seven-hour standoff.
Police say the man, who is not a student, suffered two gunshot wounds but was able to walk out.
They say he was armed with two guns, and was wearing a bulletproof vest, a wig and an Army helmet.
About 70 people were held hostage inside the building during the standoff.
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[11Tech-Graduation]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-08 TC1:39:34]
[GRAPHIC=Tech Graduation]

Virginia Tech graduates marched across the stage a LITTLE earlier than usual this year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Yesterday]


A crowd of more than 20-thousand turned out for Virginia Tech's 113th commencement held at Lane Stadium.
This year's commencement was a little different for the nearly 38-hundred graduates.
Virginia Tech decided to hold the main ceremony on Friday rather than Saturday morning.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 13:54:26]
[IN Q=We just run out of venues]

((LARRY HINCKER/VT SPOKESPERSON: WE JUST RUN OUT OF VENUES. THE COLLEGES HAVE GOTTEN TOO BIG AND WHAT WAS HAPPENING IS THE COLLEGE CEREMONIES WERE BEING HELD LATE IN THE AFTERNOON, IT WAS JUST TOO DIFFICULT FOR OUR FAMILIES AND SO WE DECIDED TO GO AHEAD AND HOLD THIS CEREMONY WHICH IS ALWAYS FIRST ON FRIDAY NIGHT, IT MAKES ROOM FOR THOSE SATURDAY MORNING CEREMONIES AND PEOPLE WILL BE REAL COMFORTABLE AND BE ABLE TO GET OUT OF TOWN.))
[SUPER=01-Larry Hincker/Virginia Tech Spokesperson]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=out of town]
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[VO-NAT]


This year's commencement speaker was Virginia's Chief Justice Leroy (ha-SELL) Hassell.
He told the graduates that professional attainment is important but urged them to never allow their profession to be the center of their life.
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[5-CHIP]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=03-12 TC47:21]
[GRAPHIC=None]

They pulled out all the ropes - and turned the 7th year of a local fundraiser into its biggest ever.
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[VO-NAT :20]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;]

22-teams dug in their heels and fastened their grip as part of "Tugs for Tots" at the River's Edge sports complex yesterday. Companies pay one thousand dollars to field a team for the tug of war competition. All of the proceeds go to CHIP ... The Child Health Investment Partnership. The organization provides health care to needy children.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:31:53]
[IN Q=WE TRY NOT]

((JAY WHITMORE/TUGS FOR TOTS; WE TRY NOT TO SPEND ANY DOLLAR TO DO THIS, EVERY DOLLAR TO DO THIS EVERY BIT OF THE T-SHIRT THE TEAMS PLAY FOR THE TROPHIES ARE DONATED SO PAY VERY LITTLE FOR THE EVENT SO ALL THE MONEY GOES BACK INTO THE PROGRAM.))
[SUPER=01-Jay Whitmore/Tugs for Tots;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=INTO THE PROGRAM.]
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[VO-NAT]

The insurance industry proved toughest. Allstate took tops in the heavyweight division while Atlantic Mutual pulled its way past others in the lightweight category. The event raised 28-thousand dollars. The highest in its history.
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[11Morning-After]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=03-20 TC13:46]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Colleges and Universities CAN dispense the morning after pill. Attorney General Jerry Kilgore said yesterday that the pill does NOT violate informed consent laws.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file;]


A memo from Kilgore's office says laws requiring women to be informed about abortion procedures and wait 24 hours do NOT affect the practice of giving out the emergency contraception pills at campus health centers.
The Attorney General's office said the practice is legal, but that schools need to be sure women are given QUOTE "clear and complete information'' about any medicine they are prescribed.
Republican Delegate Bob Marshall criticized the practice in letters to several universities and suggested it could be illegal.
In response, James Madison University's Board of Visitors banned the distribution of the pills last month, creating a storm of protest on campus.
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[Reynolds-Homestead]


[ANCHOR=Brent @ wx center]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Time Off FS wx Mon]


With the founding of his tobacco company R.J. Reynolds amassed great fortune and put Winston-Salem North Carolina on the map. But the skills that propelled R.J. to success were learned in the rolling hills of Patrick County. In this week's Time Off, Shannon Young takes us to the Reynolds Homestead.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=This is R.J. and his wife Catherine...]
[SUPER=03-Patrick Co.;:12]
[SUPER=@Shannon1;:30]
[SUPER=01-John Reynolds/Reynolds Homestead Outreach Coordinator;1:24]
[RUNS=1:38]
[OUT Q=STD]




(([SOT 14:07:16-14:07:28]
[IN Q=This is R.J. and his wife, Catherine...]

((JOHN REYNOLDS/OUTREACH COORDINATOR, REYNOLDS HOMESTEAD: THIS IS R.J. AND HIS WIFE CATHERINE, DAUGHTER MARY, R.J. JUNIOR OR DICK AS SOME CALLED HIM. THIS IS SMITH REYNOLDS AND THIS IS NANCY SUSAN REYNOLDS, OUR BENEFACTOR HERE.)) [RUNS:12]
[OUT Q=our benefactor here.]

Chances are good you recognize if not the face, the name of the man who's picture is prominently displayed at the Reynolds Homestead. R.J. Reynolds of tobacco fame got his start in the business and in life in this 1843 brick house in Patrick County.
[SOT (STANDUP)]
[IN Q=RJ. was one of 16 children...]

((SHANNON YOUNG: R.J. WAS ONE OF 16 CHILDREN BORN TO NANCY JANE COX IN THIS BED. BUT NOT ALL THE CHILDREN WERE HEALTHY AND HALF OF THEM DIED.)) [RUNS:08]
[OUT Q=half of them died.]

Those who survived experienced life on a tobacco plantation. Along with farming more than 6-thousand acres, R.J.'s father, Hardin Reynolds, excelled as a banker and merchant. The family prospered, leaving behind impressive furnishings as proof of their wealth.
[SOT 14:05:41-14:05:50]
[IN Q=THIS PIANO IS ONE OF THE ORIGINAL...]

((JOHN REYNOLDS: THIS PIANO IS ONE OF THE ORIGINAL PIECES THAT PROBABLY NEVER LEFT THE HOUSE. ONE REASON IS BECAUSE IT'S SO HUGE NO ONE PROBABLY WANTED TO MOVE IT.)) [RUNS:09]
[OUT Q=no one probably wanted to move it.]

R.J. would eventually break free of the family and take his tobacco business to North Carolina where it thrived. The house, though, fell into disrepair until R.J.'s daughter deeded the property to Virginia Tech. Now, after a complete renovation, the home stands not just as a memorial to a forward-thinking businessman but as homage to a day gone by.
[SOT 14:00:50-14:01:03]
[IN Q=He's apart of the new South...]

((JOHN REYNOLDS: HE'S PART OF THE NEW SOUTH. THE OLD SOUTH IS BASED ON SLAVES AND AN AGRARIAN SOCIETY. HE WAS A MODERN INDUSTRIALIST.)) [RUNS:13]
[OUT Q=a modern industrialist.]

Shannon Young, News 7, Patrick County.))
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[ANCHOR=BRENT]

[TAKE WEBADDRESS FS] For more information about Reynolds Homestead log onto our website at wdbj7 dot com and click on News 7 Saturday and Sunday Morning.
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[Ayatollah-Returns]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=After Saddam]

After twenty years in exile, the Ayatollah has returned to Iraq.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Basra, Iraq]

Chanting "God is Great", crowds of supporters gathered today in Basra to welcome the Iraqi Shiite Muslim leader. Ayatollah Mohammad Baqir Al-Hakim is the head of the supreme council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq. His group has long supported an overthrow of Saddam Hussein's regime without western involvement. Defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld warned the Ayatollah's group to stay out of Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom because the U-S is wary of their links with fundamentalist Islam. After his stay in Basra, he's scheduled to head to Najaf on Monday.
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[11Senate-Race]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-09 TC1:31:06]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2003]


As the Republican primary for the 22nd State Senate District winds up, its chairman has stepped down.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-January 2001;]

Ed Lynch resigned as GOP District Chairman. The Hollins University professor says he just didn't have enough time. [SUPER-03-Roanoke;] Roanoke County Chairman Tom Leggette has stepped into the position. He says he felt it was his duty because Roanoke County voters make up 45 percent of district voters.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:06:30]
[IN Q=I don't see it affecting]

((TOM LEGGETTE/GOP DISTRICT CHAIRMAN: I WAS GOING TO TAKE THE VOTE COUNT ANYHOW BECAUSE I HAVE THE CELL PHONE. I'M RUNNING THE BIGGEST PRECINCT. THE ONLY DIFFERENCE IS SOME LAST MINUTE DETAILS THAT HE WOULD HAVE NORMALLY DONE, I'M DOING NOW.))
[SUPER=01-Tom Leggette/GOP District Chairman;]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=I'm filling in on.]
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[VO-NAT]

Primary voting will take place from 2 until 6 P-M today at Read Mountain Middle School, Vinton Firehouse, the Brambleton Center, Salem Courthouse and the Montgomery County Courthouse. Tune into News 7 for results as they come in.
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[11Voting]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=03-14 TC3:09:25]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Virginia's getting a new hand at voting. With help from the federal government, the Commonwealth is getting new voting machines.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Virginia will soon be replacing over five-thousand punch card and lever voting machines.
The state is expected to get 23 million dollars from Congress to upgrade its outdated machines.
But election officials say that amount may not be enough.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 02:57:14]
[IN Q=IF YOUR PRECINCT HAS FOUR]

((JEAN JENSEN/VA BOARD OF ELECTIONS: IF YOUR PRECINCT HAS FOUR MACHINES IN IT WE'RE REALLY ONLY GETTING ENOUGH FINANCIAL HELP FROM THE FEDS TO REPLACE TWO OF THE FOUR MACHINES. SO WE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO BE WORKING WITH THE LOCALITIES BECAUSE THEY'RE GOING TO HAVE TO COME UP WITH THE ADDITIONAL FUNDS FOR THOSE OTHER MACHINES.))
[SUPER=01-Jean Jensen/Virginia Board of Elections]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=FUNDS FOR THOSE OTHER MACHINES.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The state is expected to receive 60 million dollars overall to upgrade its voting procedures.
Thirteen million dollars will go toward automating the state's voter registration system.
Applications to vote are currently being processed by hand.
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[2Open-Heads]


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


[roll cold out of the open]

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

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning...... Another round of tornadoes hit Okalhoma City, destroying homes and businesses.
(------------)

A community is mourning the loss of a Christiansburg police officer killed in duty.
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to hello]

[AM-C'burg-Shooting]


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


A Christiansburg police officer killed while trying to apprehend a shoplifter who is being remembered as a "good old country boy."
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


43-year-old Officer Scott Hylton was working a shift he'd volunteered to do early Friday, when he was shot dead by a shoplifting suspect outside this Shell station.
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/Yesterday;]


Witnesses say when Hylton pulled up in his police car, the suspect started punching him through the window, then pulled him out and beat him unconscious.
They say the man then took Hylton's service weapon and fired at several other people before fatally shooting the officer.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2857]
[IN Q=HE PULLED]

((MIKE AKERS/WITNESS; HE PULLED A GUN AND POINTED IT TOWARD ME AND STARTS LAUGHING 2901 THEN HE STARTED SHOOTING REPORTER: DID HE SAY ANYTHING? NEVER SAID NOTHING JUST LAUGHED THAT'S ALL HE EVER DONE WAS LAUGHED 2908))
[SUPER=01-Mike Akers/Witness;]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=WAS LAUGHED -((DOUBLE OUT!!!!!!!!!!!))]
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[VO-NAT]


Officers chased the suspect to a parking lot next door, where he was shot to death.
He's been identified as 21-year-old Christopher Holmes.
Holmes was a standout football player and an "average" student at Christiansburg High School.
After graduating in 1999, he bounced from job to job and had several brushes with the law.
He was due in court next month to be tried for allegedly kicking and beating a Virginia Tech student.
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[School-Shooting]


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


A gunman is in police custody after a seven-hour standoff inside an Ohio university.
Police say one person was killed and another wounded by the gunman at Case Western Reserve's business school yesterday.
Dave Browde has more.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Seven hours]
[SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ed Lohn/Cleveland Police Chief; :19]
[SUPER=01-Dave Browde/Reporting; :52]
[RUNS=1:22]
[OUT Q=CBS News, NY.]

((SEVEN HOURS AFTER IT STARTED THE HOSTAGE STANDOFF AT A CLEVELAND UNVERSITY was OVER. POLICE SAY THE MAN SUFFERED TWO GUNSHOT WOUNDS BUT WAS ABLE TO WALK to A GURNEY HIMSELF - OFFICERS PUT HIM INTO AN AMBULANCE AND TOOK HIM FOR TREATMENT--AT THE SAME HOSPITAL WHERE TWO OF HIS VICTIMS WERE STILL GETTING MEDICAL ATTENTION.

23:06:36(SOT-Chief Ed Lohn/Cleveland Police Department)

"at this time we believe he is either one of the shooter or the shooter"
THE SOME 70 PEOPLE WHO'D BEEN TRAPPED INSIDE tHE BUSINESS SCHOOL BUILDING AT CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY WERE FINALLY ABLE TO LEAVE.

21:19:45(SOT-mos)

"so we all left the room, we all ran we made sure we all got out"
FRIDAY AFTERNOON THE SUSPECT WEARING A BULLET PROOF VEST AND ARMED WITH TWO WEAPONS - ONE SAID TO BE A MACHINE GUN - STORMED ONTO THE CAMPUS AND STARTED SHOOTING.

(SOT STUDENT)

"I turned around and people were saying like go, go, go and i tried to go out...//.i got low to the ground and ran as fast as i could."
ONE PERSON OUTSIDE THE BUILDING WAS SHOT AND LATER DIED. INSIDE WITNESSES SAY THEY COULD ROUNDS GOING OFF AFTER THE GUNMAN GOT PAST SECURITY. SWAT TEAMS WITH GUNS DRAWN SOON HAD THE MODERN LOOKING BUILDING SURROUNDED. SOME HOSTAGES WERE ABLE TO CALL THE LOCAL T-V STATION TO REPORT THEY WERE OKAY- AT LEAST FOR THE MOMENT:

SOT: "I gotta go we just heard another shot..


FINALS AT THE SCHOOL WERE JUST COMPLETED LAST WEEK BUT POLICE SAY THE SUSPECT IS NOT A STUDENT. NOW INVESTIGATORS HAVE TO FIGURE OUT WHAT MOTIVATED THIS ATTACK. DAVE BROWDE, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))


[11What's-Next]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


They've been asking the question "What's Next?" for years.. and now they may finally have an answer: nothing.
Nothing, that is, if the anti-violence event in Bedford County doesn't get some financial backing from the community.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford/File Tape]


"What's Next?" was first organized after the 1998 murder of Liberty High School student Anthony Poindexter.
Local activists wanted to teach kids about non-violent ways to settle their differences.
But now they need some help.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 00:23:42]
[IN Q=We're asking for]

((JOHN EGGLESTON/EVENT ORGANIZER: WE'RE ASKING FOR ANY TYPE SPONSORSHIP, I MEAN TO PUT YOUR NAME WITH US IS TO SAY I BELIEVE IN KIDS AND I BELIEVE IF WE GIVE THESE THIS GROUP THE MONEY THEY NEED THEN THEY CAN CONTINUE TO DO POSITIVE THINGS, AND REALLY THAT'S WHAT WE REALLY NEED IS THE MONEY, WE HAVE THE KIDS, WE JUST NEED THE MONEY.))
[SUPER=01-John Eggleston/Event Organizer]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=we just need the money.]
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[VO-NAT]


Eggleston says more than 15-hundred kids are expected to attend today's rally at Liberty High School.
It's free and gets underway at 10 a-m.
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[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=After Saddam]


The Ayatollah is back in Iraq. After two decades of being exiled in Iran, he is now expected to play a major role in the future of Iraq. But as his supporters cheer him on, the U-S faces his group's opposition to coalition involvment in post-Saddam Iraq.

Teri Okita has more.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=203-Baghdad, Iraq; :00]
[SUPER=201-Colin Powell/Secretary of State; :38]
[SUPER=201-Teri Okita/CBS News; 1:05]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=standard]

((AFTER 20 YEARS IN EXILE THE LEADER OF IRAQ'S LARGEST SHIITE MUSLIM GROUP IS BACK. THIS MORNING AYATOLLAH MOHAMMAD BAQIR AL-HAKIM CROSSED THE IRAQI BORDER FROM IRAN, WHERE HE'S BEEN LIVING FOR THE PAST TWO DECADES. HIS CONVOY WAS MET BY THOUSANDS OF SHI'ITES WHO SCURRIED TO GET A GLIMPSE OF THE LEADER.

(nats)

THE AYATOLLAH'S RETURN COULD BE BAD NEWS FOR THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION. AL-HAKIM'S GROUP WANTS IRAQ GOVERNED BY ISLAMIC LAW AND DOES NOT WANT THE U-S TO PLAY A ROLE.. BUT AMERICA IS STAYING AND IS NOW WORKING TO IMPROVE THE COUNTRY'S ECONOMY. ON FRIDAY U-S LEADERS INTRODUCED A NEW RESOLUTION TO THE U-N SECURITY COUNCIL.
00:56:56(Colin Powell/Secretary of State) "it's a resolution that will serve the Iraqi people, it's a resolution that will ultimately result in the lifting of sanctions so that the world can again trade with Iraq". :10
THE RESOLUTION WOULD ALSO KEEP THE U-S AND BRITIAN IN CONTROL OF THE GOVERNMENT.... GIVING THE U-N ONLY AN ADVISORY ROLE. THAT HAS FRANCE AND RUSSIA ALREADY QUESTIONING THE PROPOSAL. THE TWO COUNTRIES WANT THE UNITED NATIONS TO HAVE A STRONGER PRESENCE.
STANDUP: AND TWO ACCIDENTS HAVE TAKEN THE LIVES OF FOUR SOLDIERS HERE IN THE GULF. THREE WERE KILLED YESTERDAY WHEN THEIR HELICOPTER CRASHED NEAR TIKRIT. ONE MARINE DIED THIS MORNING WHEN HIS TRUCK COLLIDED WITH ANOTHER MARINE VEHICLE IN THE KUWAITI DESERT. TERI OKITA, CBS NEWS, BAGHDAD. ))


[OK-Tornado]


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


Things are anything but O-K in Oklahoma City this morning.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Oklahoma City, OK]

For the second straight night, tornadoes swept across the northern suburbs of the city. Only one serious injury has been reported, but there was a lot of damage to buildings and trees. About 24-thousand homes and businesses are without power. Yesterday's severe thunderstorms turned deadly here in Virginia.

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[wipe wipe wipe]

[11Storms]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=03-15 TC2:57:21]
[GRAPHIC=None]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buckingham Co./Yesterday]


In Central Virginia, one person was killed when a two story house collapsed.
The incident happened in Buckingham County, between Lynchburg and Richmond.
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co./Yesterday]


In Bedford County, the first line of thunderstorms to roll through left downed trees on Route 43.
Firefighters worked to clear the road, about five miles south of the city of Bedford.
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[WX NEXT]

[Tease#2]



[ANCHOR=Marya 2-shot]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[SS=None]

[BOTH MICS HOT] Coming up - We'll talk with an expert about one of the most important parts of planning for your future -
[ANCHOR=Brent 2-shot]

and
(---------------)
[VO-NAT]

From dotcom to daycare - Eddie Murphy has his work cut out for him at the box office this weekend.

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[LOTTO] [BREAK]


[Preview-Fike]


[ANCHOR=Brent]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Most couples manage to find a common bond. Or they form one along the way, something on which to build their relationship.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.]

When you meet Shirley and Herschel Fike (HER-shell Fyke), it's not obvious at first that they have anything in common. She's a piano teacher. He's a dairy farmer. After almost 48 years of marriage, though, it's quite apparent how devoted they are to one another. And they have a common interest.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:00:40]
[IN Q=The fact that]

((SHIRLEY FIKE/PIANO TEACHER: THE FACT THAT I LOVE WHAT HE'S DOING I THINK HAS A WHOLE LOT TO DO WITH OUR ABILITY TO STAND EACH OTHER. AND HE LOVES MUSIC. HERSCHEL FIKE/DAIRY FARMER: I'M AMAZED WHEN I COME HOME PRETTY SMELLY AND DIRTY THAT SHE CAN STILL LOVE ME AND DEMONSTRATE IT. NOT EVERY WOMAN CAN DO THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Shirley Fike/Piano Teacher; :00]
[SUPER=01-Herschel Fike/Dairy Farmer; :13]
[RUNS=:23]
[OUT Q=can do that.]
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[VO-NAT]

He not only sings in the church choir- -which she directs, she'll wash out the barn while he does the evening chores.


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