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[SUPER=@Marya1;]
[SUPER=@Brent1;]

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning....... Virginia Tech's Board of Visitors is trying its best to keep the Big East intact.

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[anchor=Marya]

And an argument outside a Roanoke restaurant lands two men in the hospital. we will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
[2-shot toss to Hello]

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[ANCHOR=Marya]
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Two men are in the hospital after gunfire broke out in the parking lot at a Roanoke restaurant.
It happened outside the International House of Pancakes near Valley View Mall at about 3 Saturday morning.
Police say a group of men argued in the parking lot and then shots were fired.
One man was shot in the chest; another in the leg. Police say their injuries are not life-threatening.
The shooting is under investigation -- no one has been charged yet.

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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-23 TC-17:53]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]

A Blacksburg man is admitting he held up the same store twice at gunpoint.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/May 15;]


19 year old Nickolaus Lain Brown turned himself in to police - telling them that he's the man who robbed the Blacksburg Food Mart twice this month. Brown's been charged with two counts of armed robbery, and the use of a firearm. He is being held without bond at the Montgomery County Jail.
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[AM-Rocovich]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun. AM]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-11 tc 1:21:57]
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Virginia Tech's future in the Big East is still unknown - as schools wait to find out the outcome of the conference. But Tech's Board of Visitors is very clear about its stance on the issue.
Top officials are working hard to keep Tech in the game.
[DOUBLE BOXES= Marya/Jenn;]

[BIG EAST ACC FS BAM] Jennifer Wishon is here to tell us what they're doing. Marya - Rector John Rocovich says the board, along with top Tech officials are working the phones to try and keep the conference in tact.
[LIVE=JENN /FULL]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1]

Because of Virginia Tech's joint academic ventures with many schools in the Atlantic Coast Conference, Rocovich says he was surprised Tech didn't receive an invitation.
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[VO-NAT]
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He says Tech would be a "natural fit" in the A-C-C and has a lot to offer.
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[IN Q=One advantage that]

((JOHN ROCOVICH/VIRGINIA TECH BOARD OF VISITORS RECTOR: ONE ADVANTAGE THAT EVERY ACC TEAM WOULD HAVE IF VIRGINIA TECH WERE INCLUDED IS WE TRAVEL EXTREMELY WELL. WE WOULD FILL EVERY STADIUM.))
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Because of Tech's strong fan base and the success of the football team the school has prospered both economically and academically. Alumni don't want that to change and have suggested legal action if the Big East is dismantled.
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[SOT 1:39:20:l5]
[IN Q=I've certainly received]

((I'VE CERTAINLY RECEIVED MANY PHONE CALLS AND MANY LETTERS FROM ALUMS, PARTICULARLY THE ALUMNI WHO ARE LAWYERS, SUGGESTING A LEGAL COURSE OF ACTION SHOULD THAT OCCUR. WHETHER IT'S BASED ON ANTI-TRUST MATTERS OR TORTUOUS INTERFERENCE WITH CONTRACTUAL RELATIONSHIPS OR WHATEVER THE COURSE OF ACTION MAY BE.))
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Rocovich says it's too soon to speculate what may happen but guesses other Big East schools have also entertained the idea of legal action.
[DOUBLE BOXES= Marya/Jenn;]

Marya - for now it's mostly a waiting game to see if any Big East schools decide to move to the A-C-C.

[Israel-Meeting]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
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[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=NET]
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Israel's Prime Minister is trying to convince a divided Cabinet to accept the U-S-backed "road map" to peace.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jerusalem, Israel;]


The Israeli cabinet is holding a crucial vote on the plan this morning.
It calls for setting up a Palestinian state by 2005.
Prime Minister Ariel Sharon told the cabinet it's time to divide the land between Israelis and Palestinians.
The plan faces strong opposition from rightwing members of Sharon's own coalition.
One party member said it's a "sugar-coated cyanide pill."
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[VO-Sink-Hole]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
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[WRITER=jwi]
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Some Roanoke County residents have a sinking feeling about their homes...
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

A sinkhole underneath this apartment building off Hollins Road has placed the structure in a precarious position. An official with Campbell Realty - which rents the units out - says the sinkhole has been a nuisance for a few years, but didn't threaten the building until recently. He says all the rain we've had made the problem worse. Construction crews are set to fill the sink hole and re-secure the building in the next 30 days.
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
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[BOTH MICS HOT] Coming up, E-M-S crews from across the U-S gather in Roanoke to remember their fallen colleagues
[ANCHOR=Brent]

and
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We're right on target as we visit Your Hometown, Collierstown
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
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On this Memorial Day weekend - honors go out to public servants who lost their lives saving someone else.
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This ceremony at the "To the Rescue Museum" honored several heroes who died on 9-11 in New York, as well as officers from other parts of the nation.
Their comrades came from near and far to take part.
A helmet found in the rubble at the World Trade Center was given to the museum by the New York City fire department.

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((IT'S A VERY SPECIAL EXHIBIT IT SHOWS PAIN AND AGONY ALL AMERICA ARE STILL DEALING WITH.))
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Organizers also unveiled a plaque honoring the fallen men and women.
The items are on display at the museum in Tanglewood Mall.
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[VO-NAT]
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E-M-S workers also gathered in Roanoke to remember 16 people nationwide who lost their lives while on duty over the past year. The National E-M-S Memorial Service was held at the Calvary Baptist Church. Family members of those who died were presented with a U-S flag representing service, a white rose representing their "undying love," and a medallion signifying their memory. This was the eleventh national memorial held in Roanoke.
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EMS personnel in Craig County held an open house this weekend where house-warming donations were more than welcome.
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The crew showed off some new equipment, which includes two defibrillators. The cutting- edge technology costs about 12- thousand dollars and was paid for by a grant. The open house was not just for visitors but also new staff members.
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((TIM REYNOLDS/CRAIG CO. EMS CAPTAIN: WE HAD A MAJOR CHANGE OVER IN MEMBERSHIP APPROXIMATELY LAST FEBRUARY EARLY MARCH OF LAST YEAR OF 2002 AND WE WERE REALLY STRAPPED FOR MEMBERS. SINCE THEN WE'VE HELD TWO EMT CLASSES AND HAVE GOTTEN EIGHT TO 10 NEW EMT'S.))
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Reynolds says the county's advanced life support team is now made up of three cardiac tech members and one paramedic.

He hopes that by seeing the facility, people will feel better about donating money in the future.
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[Health-Review]


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[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=Health Check 2 TC 1:34:15]
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In health review,
New guidelines change what is considered a healthy blood pressure.
The Roanoke Valley Academy of medicine is looking for a way to provide health coverage for all the uninsured.
And a new study could change the way doctors treat osteoporosis.
Joy Sutton has details.
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The next time you get your blood pressure checked --remember that if it's higher than 120 over 80 --than it's not in the healthy range according to new guidelines.
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((PREVIOUSLY IF YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE WAS 140 OVER 90 THAT WAS CONSIDERED NORMAL. THE FEELING IS THAT THESE LOWER BLOOD PRESSURES CAN BE DETRIMENTAL AND MAY ALSO IDENTIFY PEOPLE WHO MAY EVOLVE INTO HIGHER LEVELS)) [RUNS19]
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You are now considered pre-hypertensive if your blood pressure falls between 120 to 139 over 80 to 89.
Doctor Austin says if you fall into this category medication may not be necessary but lifestyle change are a must.
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In other health news,
The Roanoke Valley Academy of Medicine wants to help places like the Bradley Free clinic provide health care to more of the uninsured.
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[IN Q=What we're trying to do is to find a system where]

((WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO DO IS FIND A SYSTEM WHERE WE CAN TAKE ALL THE GREAT VOLUNTEERS AND VOLUNTEER SYSTEMS IN ROANOKE AND COORDINATE THEIR CARE AND PROVIDE AN ORGANIZED SYSTEM)) [RUNS10]
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A system like Project Access which would make it easier for doctors to treat the uninsured by giving them the flexibility to choose how many patients they want to treat.
The theory is that by spreading the patient load around doctors will not feel overburdened, making them more likely to donate their time.
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And finally in medical news,
A new study on osteoporosis found that women who were on both hormone replacements and bone building drugs, like Fosamax over a three year period significantly increased their bone density compared to those only on one form of treatment.
Hip bone density increased six percent with combination therapy compared to four percent with the single treatment. Spinal densities increased 10 percent as opposed to four percent with single therapy.
And while that might seem like a small percentage --Doctor Bayliss says other studies have shown that even small changes can be significant.
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((ONE WITH FOSAMAX WHICH SHOWED APPROXIMATELY 5 PERCENT INCREASE IN DENSITY CORRELATED TO A 50-DECREASE IN FRACTURES. IF THAT ASSUMPTION HOLDS TRUE. THAN A 10-PERCENT WITH COMBINATION THERAPY.. MAY CORRELATE WITH A MORE SIGNIFICANT REDUCE IN FRACTURES WE BELIEVE )) [RUNS21]
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That's health review, I'm Joy Sutton.))


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You might say that we're killing three birds with one stone in today's Your Hometown report. Our trip along Route 251 in Rockbridge County took us to Effinger, Murat and finally to Collierstown, which despite its name, isn't really a town at all.
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[WRITER=jen]
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In light of the holiday weekend, we have some special music to get you in the Memorial Day spirit.
Some family and friends of the WDBJ Band are joining us with a little Dew on the Bluegrass this morning -
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[VO-NAT]
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Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning......
As the earthquake death toll continues to rise in Algeria, citizens take out their anger on the country's president.


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And some of Virginia Tech's top officials are busy trying to keep the Big East from falling apart. We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2AM-Rocovich]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun. AM]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-11 1:21:57]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Big East schools- including Virginia Tech - are still waiting to see what the future holds. But Tech's Board of Visitors is very clear about its stance on the issue.
Top officials are working hard to keep Tech in the game.
[DOUBLE BOXES= Marya/Jenn;]

[BIG EAST ACC FS BAM] Jennifer Wishon is here to tell us what they're doing. Marya - Rector John Rocovich says the board, along with top Tech officials are working the phones to try and keep the conference in tact.
[LIVE=JENN /FULL]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1]

Because of Virginia Tech's joint academic ventures with many schools in the Atlantic Coast Conference, Rocovich says he was surprised Tech didn't receive an invitation.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]

He says Tech would be a "natural fit" in the A-C-C and has a lot to offer.
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[IN Q=One advantage that]

((JOHN ROCOVICH/VIRGINIA TECH BOARD OF VISITORS RECTOR: ONE ADVANTAGE THAT EVERY ACC TEAM WOULD HAVE IF VIRGINIA TECH WERE INCLUDED IS WE TRAVEL EXTREMELY WELL. WE WOULD FILL EVERY STADIUM.))
[SUPER=01-John Rocovich/Virginia Tech Board of Visitors Rector;]
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Because of Tech's strong fan base and the success of the football team the school has prospered both economically and academically. Alumni don't want that to change and have suggested legal action if the Big East is dismantled.
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[SOT 1:39:20:l5]
[IN Q=I've certainly received]

((I'VE CERTAINLY RECEIVED MANY PHONE CALLS AND MANY LETTERS FROM ALUMS, PARTICULARLY THE ALUMNI WHO ARE LAWYERS, SUGGESTING A LEGAL COURSE OF ACTION SHOULD THAT OCCUR. WHETHER IT'S BASED ON ANTI-TRUST MATTERS OR TORTUOUS INTERFERENCE WITH CONTRACTUAL RELATIONSHIPS OR WHATEVER THE COURSE OF ACTION MAY BE.))
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[LIVE=JENN/FULL]

Rocovich says it's too soon to speculate what may happen but guesses other Big East schools have also entertained the idea of legal action.
[DOUBLE BOXES= Marya/Jenn;]

Marya - for now it's mostly a waiting game to see if any Big East schools decide to move to the A-C-C.

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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun. a.m.]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]

The Israeli cabinet has narrowly approved the U-S backed Road map for peace.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jerusalem, Israel;]

Word of the approval comes from a Cabinet minister. He tells The Associated Press the vote was 12-to-seven, with four abstentions.
The plan envisions a Palestinian state by 2005. It's the first time an Israeli government has formally affirmed the Palestinians' right to statehood.

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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun. a.m.]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=shooting]


A shooting outside a Roanoke restaurant has left two men hospitalized.
It happened outside the International House of Pancakes near Valley View Mall at about 3 Saturday morning.
Police say a group of men argued in the parking lot and then shots were fired.
One man was shot in the chest; another in the leg. Police say their injuries are not life-threatening.
The shooting is under investigation -- no charges have been filed yet.

[Algeria-Crowds]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


Algeria's president got a first hand look at the devastation left by one of the worst earthquakes to hit the country.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Algeria/Yesterday]

Furious crowds hurled debris and shouted insults at the country's President. Many accuse the government of failing to provide them with food and supplies - and say inadequate rescue efforts contribute to the high death toll - which has now risen to nearly two thousand.

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[Giuliani]


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

Rudolph Giuliani has tied the knot again.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY]

The former New York mayor and his long time companion got married in front of 400 guests on the lawn outside Gracie Mansion. Current Mayor Michael Bloomberg helped perform the ceremony.
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[Profile-Open]


[ANCHOR=Brent]
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[WRITER=jwi]
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[GRAPHIC=Va. Profile wx monitor]

Through a stint with "Wild Honey" to her job driving a special education bus, a Roanoke woman says it's the simple things in life she treasures most. Jennifer Wishon has the story of Pattie Edens in this week's Virginia Profile.
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(([02:03:14:26 - CRANKING THE BUS] For 28 years Pattie Edens has been turning the crank on her school bus. She drives special needs students for Salem City and before that she drove for Roanoke County.
[SOT- 01:59:14:28]

((FRIDAY'S A GOOD DAY AROUND HERE, EVERYBODY'S READY TO ROLL OUT OF THESE BUSES)) In a few weeks Edens will roll out of her bus for the last time. Her friends at work gave her a clock as a retirement gift, but she won't be needing it.
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[SOT 02:14:59:06]
[IN Q=Well, I'm gonna put]

((WELL, I'M GONNA PUT THE CL0CK AWAY FOR A WHILE AND I'M PROBABLY GONNA SLEEP LATE. AND I'M JUST GONNA ENJOY EACH DAY.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=enjoy each day]

And after so many days of driving a school bus Edens says she still enjoys her job. But serving children with special needs isn't her only talent.
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((I'VE DONE A LOT OF DIFFERENT THINGS IN MY LIFE.)) [RUNS02]
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Many of those things arose out of Eden's singing abilities. For nearly 25 years she sang lead for a band called "Wild Honey" with her husband Kenneth.
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[IN Q=They were needing]

((THEY WERE NEEDING A SINGER IN THE GROUP THAT HE WAS IN AND HE STARTED WORKING WITH ME BECAUSE AT THE TIME I COULDN'T EVEN HEAR THE CORD CHANGE.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=hear the cord change]

Wild Honey played venues as far away as Virginia Beach and as close as Festival in the Park. But these days Edens is singing to a different tune. ((Nats of SWVA Festival choir))
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[IN Q=The choir was just]

((THE CHOIR WAS JUST A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE I WOULDN'T TAKE ANYTHING FOR THAT. THERE WAS OVER 25- HUNDRED OF US I THINK.)) [RUNS09]
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Now that she's retiring she'll have plenty of time to sing in her church choir. But it must be tough to leave a work after so many years.
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Pattie says after she sleeps in she plans to spend more time with her only grandson Luke. Jennifer Wishon, News 7.))
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[ANCHOR=Brent]

We heard from Pattie Edens a little earlier today as she sang along with the Friends and Family of the WDBJ Band and w e'll hear from them again later in the show.