[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....... A small plane crashes into an L-A apartment building - leaving several residents still unaccounted for.
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And a domestic violence call turns into a three hour standoff for Radford police. We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.

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[2-shot toss to Hello]

[VOB-Plane-Crash]


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


Federal aviation officials are trying to figure out what caused a small plane to crash into a California apartment building.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;]


The pilot and at least one building resident were killed when the Beach 36 aircraft spiraled into the three-story complex.
Seven people were injured.
Residents jumped out of windows to escape the flames and smoke.
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[BUMP SOTs]
[IN Q=It was chaos]
[sot @ :36 in pkg]

((IT WAS CHAOS ... ONE MAN JUMPED THROUGH A WINDOW.))
[FIREFIGHTER SOT @ 1:11]

((THE PLANE DID ENTER THE BUILDING... IGNITED FIRES ON ALL THREE FLOORS.))
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=ALL three floors]
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[VO-NAT]


The plane took off from the Santa Monica airport ... and officials say the pilot reported no problems before the crash.
Witnesses, however, say the plane's engine sounded like it was under strain.
Officials with the F-B-I say they do not believe the crash was an act of terrorism.
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[Kabul-Explosion]


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


At least three German peacekeepers in Afghanistan are dead, after a suicide bomber blew himself up near their bus.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kabul, Afghanistan;]


It happened this morning just outside Kabul.
Afghan authorities say as many as five were killed. They believe the attacker approached the bus in a taxi cab.
U-S military officials say another 28 people were injured.
The blast site is blocked by troops, as investigators study and clear the wreckage.
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[11Radford-Standoff]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=03-27 TC00:27]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A three hour standoff with police in Radford ended without injury.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford/Last Night]


The standoff began after officers were sent to investigate a domestic violence call near the intersection of Bolling and West Main Streets.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((RYAN FUNK/RADFORD POLICE DEPT. SPOKESMAN; AFTER RUNNING SOME INFORMATION FOUND THERE, WE FOUND THE PERSON HAS AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT FOR ANOTHER JURISDICTION.))
[SUPER=01-Ryan Funk/Radford Police Department Spokesman]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=for another jurisdiction.]
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[VO-NAT]


A police swat team went in on the first floor of the house.
Around 9:30 last night, the suspect came down from the second floor and surrendered peacefully.
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[SS=None]


Police have not released the suspect's identity.



[11Big-East]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-15 TC3:26:47]
[GRAPHIC=ACC Big East Lawsuit]


The Universtiy of Miami is firing back at the five schools suing to keep it in the Big East Conference.
Connecticut, Rutgers, West Virginia, Pittsburgh, and Virginia Tech filed a lawsuit in Connecticut state court
The schools claim Miami, Boston College and the A-C-C illegally conspired to destroy the Big East.
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[VO-NAT ]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL;]


Miami officials again said they've made no decision about leaving and have done nothing wrong.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We believe that]

((PAUL DEE/MIAMI ATHLETIC DIRECTOR; WE BELIEVE THAT EVERYTHING THAT WE'VE DONE HAS BEEN APPROPRIATE AND WE THINK THAT AT THE END OF THE DAY IT WILL REMAIN THE UNIVERSITIES ELECTION WITH RESPECT TO WHERE IT WILL BE OR WHERE IT WANT BE, WITH REGARD TO AN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE.))
[SUPER=01-Paul Dee/Miami Athletic Director;]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=an athletic conference.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/File Tape]

Officials at the 5 suing schools see it differently.
The lawsuit says while Miami and Boston College have been pledging their support for the Big East, they were also secretly talking expansion with the A-C-C.
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[SOT - 11:45:17]
[IN Q=This lawsuit...]

((RICHARD BLUMENTHAL/CONNECTICUT ATTORNEY GENERAL; THIS LAWSUIT IS ABOUT A BACKROOM CONSPIRACY, BORN IN SECRECY, FOUNDED IN GREED, CARRIED OUT THROUGH CALCULATED DECEIT IT'S A SAD STORY IN THE HISTORY OF COLLEGE ATHLETICS.))
[SUPER=01-Richard Blumenthal/Connecticut Attorney General;]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=of college athletics.]
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[VO-NAT - :12+]

Syracuse University, the third school expected to make the jump to the A-C-C, was not named in the suit. Big East officials say Syracuse was strong-armed into considering the move.
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[11Womens-Football]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-25 TC32:10]
[GRAPHIC=None]

[***ANCHOR TAG****] They're taking girl power to the grid-iron. A new football team is about to touchdown in the Roanoke Valley, proving that the pigskin doesn't have to be masculine.
Justin McLeod says has more.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=01-Michelle Harrison/Football Player; :11]
[SUPER=01-Connie Hale/Team Owner; :25 (QUICK)]
[SUPER=@justin1; :52]
[SUPER=01-Hillary Baker/Football Player; 1:31]
[RUNS=1:41]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Salem]

((((NAT SOUND OF THE WOMEN PLAYING))
They look and sound just like professional football players.
The only difference?
They're women.
[SOT 51:29]
[IN Q=Everyone thinks it's]

((MICHELLE HARRISON/FOOTBALL PLAYER: EVERYONE THINKS IT'S SO TOUGH ONLY MEN CAN HANDLE IT. I THINK FOR US BEING WOMEN WE ARE DOING AN EXCELLENT JOB.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=excellent job]


A job made possible thanks to the Roanoke Revenge.
It's the new expansion team for the National Women's Football Association.
[SOT 48:32]
[IN Q=We're playing]

((CONNIE HALE/TEAM OWNER: WE'RE PLAYING WITH NFL RULES. IT'S GOING TO BE THE EXACT SAME THING. WE'RE JUST PLAYING WITH A SMALLER BALL.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=smaller ball]

((QUICK NAT SOUND OF THE TEAM PLAYING))
The players range in age from their twenty's to early forty's.
They are school teachers, firefighters, even police officers. ((QUICK NAT))
They practice three times a week and will play their first official game next April.
Where they'll play those home games however has yet to be determined.
[SOT 41:36]
[IN Q=Team owners still have]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: TEAM OWNERS STILL HAVE TO TACKLE A POTENTIAL PROBLEM. AFTER ALL, ARENA FOOTBALL FAILED HERE IN ROANOKE AFTER JUST THREE SEASONS. EVEN SO, THE ROANOKE REVENGE IS CONFIDENT THINGS WILL BE DIFFERENT FROM THE ROANOKE STEAM.)) [Runs12]
[OUT Q=the Roanoke Steam]

((NAT SOUND OF GAME))
Team leaders believe a good marketing campaign and who they are will help fill the stands.
[SOT 49:33]
[IN Q=I think having]

((CONNIE HALE/TEAM OWNER: I THINK HAVING THE ISSUE OF IT BEING WOMEN IN A CHALLENGING SPORT IS GOING TO APPEAL TO PEOPLE AND I THINK THEY'RE GOING TO COME OUT BECAUSE THEY ARE CURIOUS.)) [Runs10]
[OUT Q=are curious]


A curiosity the team hopes will attract nearly three thousand fans per game.
Tickets on average will cost about ten dollars.
It will then be up to the players to make sure its money well spent.
[SOT 54:40; 54:57]
[IN Q=I don't think]

((HILLARY BAKER/FOOTBALL PLAYER: I DON'T THINK WE CAN WIN, I KNOW WE CAN. WE'RE ALL GIVING AS MUCH AS WE CAN 150 250-PERCENT, EVERYDAY ALL THE TIME.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=all the time]


And as a result, it will soon be time for a little Revenge.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Salem.))
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[SS=None]


The team will hold another tryout Saturday June 21st.
It takes place at East Salem Elementary School from twelve until three.

[Insurance-Fraud]


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


Six people are charged with mauling homeless people as part of an insurance scam.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL]

Officials say the suspects recruited the homeless victims off the streets and in shelters to pose as car accident victims and promised they would receive huge insurance payouts. The homeless were told to go to a garage where they'd choose to have an arm or leg smashed. Police said their body part was placed on a slab of concrete and mutilated with the blunt end of an ax, sledgehammer or 100 pound boulder. The suspects would then stage an accident and take the victim to Chicago area hospitals. The victims never received their payouts.
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[11West-Nile]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=West Nile Virus]

The state has confirmed its first cases of West Nile this year. Two dead crows in Northern Virginia tested positive for the disesase.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape;]


The health department says the birds were found in Fauquier County last month.
The West Nile virus was first detected in Virginia in 2000.
The disease is spread to birds, humans, horses and other mammals through the bite of infected mosquitos.
You can reduce the risk of infection by getting rid of standing water and wearing insect repellent.
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[NC-SARS]


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


North Carolina has its first probable case of SARS.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Orange Co., NC;]


The man's been placed in isolation at his home until the Center for Disease Control determines whether he does indeed have SARS.
Health officials say he recently returned from a trip to Canada with a fever and respiratory problems.
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[SOT @ :36]
[IN Q=There's no particular]

((DR. LEAH DEVLIN/STATE HEALTH DIRECTOR: There's no particular problem in NC this is our first probable case there have been 69 others across the country." ))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Leah Devlin/North Carolina Health Director;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=across the country.]
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[VO-NAT]


Eight other people suspected of having SARS in North Carolina turned out NOT to have it and fully recovered from their illnesses.
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[6Communities-Care]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-22 TC27:08]
[GRAPHIC=None]


There's a new program in the Roanoke Valley to help reduce prescription drug abuse among teenagers.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Purdue Pharma is teaming up with six communities in four states through the "Communities That Care" prevention process.
It is a science- based program designed to help communities identify risk factors such as what substance young people are abusing and why.
Then they'll come up with strategies to reduce those risks.
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[SOT 9:05]
[IN Q=In about a year]

((CLAY YEAGER/PURDUE PHARMA: IN ABOUT A YEAR OR SO YOU WILL HAVE A PLAN, YOU WILL HAVE A BLUEPRINT. YOU WILL BE ABLE TO LOOK TO THE FUTURE AND SEE THE KINDS OF THINGS THAT WE NEED TO PUT IN PLACE TO BUILD HEALTHY OPPORTUNITIES, HEALTHY LIVES, AND FUTURE HEALTHY LIVING FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF ROANOKE CHILDREN.))
[SUPER=01-Clay Yeager/Purdue Pharma]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=of Roanoke children]
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[VO-NAT]


Yeager says Roanoke was chosen because of several reports of teenagers abusing prescription drugs in the area.
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[toss to bump]



[6Lincra]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=03-17 TC46:56]
[GRAPHIC=Nnoe]


What do a retired tennis pro and her coach do after leaving the court? In one local couple's case ... go into textiles. Business Reporter Rachel Cannon explains.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Gustafson/Lincra USA, Inc.; :09 QUICK!!!]
[SUPER=01-Giulia Gustafson/Lincra USA, Inc.; :32]
[SUPER=@Rachel2; :59]
[RUNS=1:11]
[OUT Q=RC, News 7, Rachel Cannon.]

(( Tucked into the hills of Salem, a small company is manufacturing a product that is sent around the world. You may have some of their work in your closet.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 00:11:02]
[IN Q=we make]

((MIKE GUSTAFSON/LINCRA USA, INC.; WE MAKE THE INSIDES OF NECKTIES.))
[OUT Q=NECKTIES.]

Lincra USA opened in 19-99 and has been growing ever since with sales topping two million dollars a year.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 00:13:02]
[IN Q=we are]

((MIKE GUSTAFSON/LINCRA USA, INC.; WE ARE MOM AND POP AND I'M PROUD OF IT))
[OUT Q=OF IT.]

Giulia and Mike Gustafson along with several employees run the entire operation. No small feat given the highly competitive nature of the textile industry.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 00:22:33]
[IN Q=we go after]

((GIULIA GUSTAFSON/LINCRA USA, INC.; WE GO AFTER THE UPPER END MARKET AND SO THAT'S HOW WE COMPETE.))
[OUT Q=COMPETE.]

Guila is no stranger to competition. She spent six years playing professional tennis. Her husband was her coach.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 00:26:47]
[IN Q=i played]

((I PLAYED WITH SOME BIG NAMES, I GREW UP WITH SOME BIG NAMES, I JUST WASN'T ONE OF THEM. BUT IT WAS GOOD WHILE I DID I TRAVELED THE WORLD IT WAS A GOOD EXPERIENCE I GAVE IT MY BEST AND THEN I WAS ABLE TO MOVE ON.))
[OUT Q=MOVE ON]

They've both moved on. Tennis is no longer the most important things in their lives. Luca is. NATS 00:33:12 HE'S EXHAUSTED And as he grows, they hope Lincra USA does too. Rachel Cannon, News 7, Salem.))

[Chateau-Morrisette]


[ANCHOR=Brent at Wx Center]
[NEWSCAST=Weekend]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=Time Off 4 tc 56:49]
[GRAPHIC=Time Off Fs Wx Mon]


Chateau Morrisette's come a long way from its days as a small business. Today, the winery puts out more than 75-thousand cases of vino a year. Shannon Young gives us a tour in this week's Time Off.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It isn't often that Dan Tallman gets tanked.]
[SUPER=03-Patrick Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dan Tallman/Wine Maker; :06]
[SUPER=01-Richard Perry/Executive Chef; 1:05]
[SUPER=01-David Morrisette/Owner; 1:19]
[SUPER=@Shannon2; 1:47]
[RUNS=2:02]
[OUT Q=STD]


((It isn't often that Dan Tallman gets tanked.
[SOT 2:17:02-2:17:09]
[IN Q=If this were full this would be...]

((DAN TALLMAN/WINE MAKER, CHATEAU MORRISETTE: IF THIS WERE FULL THIS WOULD BE ABOUT FIVE THOUSAND CASES OF WINE.)) [RUNS:07] [OUT Qabout five thousand cases of wine.] The wine maker at Chateau Morrisette does everything from handing out samples to moving barrels. But his most important challenge is mixing a memorable wine.
[SOT 2:13:22-2:13:36]
[IN Q= What we're trying to do...]

((TALLMAN: WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO DO IS GET A WINE THAT'S NOT OBVIOUS, IT'S PLEASANT TO DRINK BUT NOT OVERPOWERING IN OAK OR ACID OR THE FRUIT FLAVORS AREN'T THAT OBVIOUS.)) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=flavors aren't that obvious.]

Tallman may be striving for subtlety in his product but there's nothing inconspicuous about the production facility. The 32-thousand square foot building is the largest in the country to feature a frame made of salvaged timber. And the view is as grand as that from the the restaurant nearby. [NATS FROM THE KITCHEN] [RUNS:02] Executive Chef Richard Perry is new to the Chateau. He says the land overwhich the winery looks is good for growing a lot more than an appreciation for the Virginia landscape.
[SOT 1:53:59-1:54:11]
[IN Q=Morrell mushrooms, for instance...]

((RICHARD PERRY/EXECUTIVE CHEF, CHATEAU MORRISETTE: MORRELL MUSHROOMS, FOR INSTANCE, THE SHITAKES THEY BRING IN ARE PHENOMENAL, THE ASPARAGUS, CHERRIES STARTED COMING IN LAST WEEK.)) [RUNS:12]
[OUT Q=cherries started coming in last week.]

[BUTT BUTT BUTT]
[SOT 2:04:41-2:04:46]
[IN Q=Our job is to educate...]

((DAVID MORRISETTE/OWNER, CHATEAU MORRISETTE: OUR JOB IS TO EDUCATE THE CONSUMER ABOUT WINE AND FOOD AND MARRY THEM ALL TOGETHER.)) [RUNS:05]
[OUT Q=and marry them all together.]

Owner David Morrisette says his job is making wine more approachable and the prospect of a wine list less intimidating.
[SOT 2:05:34-2:05:49]
[IN Q=People should experiment with wines...]

((MORRISETTE: PEOPLE SHOULD EXPERIMENT WITH WINES, FIND WINES THEY LIKE. YOU ALWAYS HEAR RED WINES GO WITH MEAT, WHITE WINES GO WITH FISH. WE JUST THROW THAT THEORY OUT COMPLETELY. WHATEVER WINES YOU LIKE WITH THAT TYPE OF FOOD, THAT MEANS IT'S OKAY.)) [RUNS:15]
[OUT Q=that means it's okay.]

But you'll never know unless you try. Which is why Chateau Morrisette offers wine tasting seven days a week. With 13-varieties to choose from, chances are good you'll find at least one sip to savor.
[SOT 2:19:30-2:19:33]
[IN Q=Mmmmm, it is good...]

((CUSTOMER: MMMMMM, IT IS GOOD. DELICIOUS.)) [RUNS:03]
[OUT Q=is good, delicious.]

Shannon Young, News 7, Patrick County.))

[toss to bump]



[2Open-Heads]


[ANCHOR=]
[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...... Sexual assault victims have a little more protection under a new U-S Air Force Academy policy.
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And Miami lashes back at five Big East schools suing to keep the conference together. We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to hello]

[11Tech-Reaction]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=03-11 TC1:50:05]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Virginia Tech President Charles Steger says the university has invested too much time and money into the Big East to watch it all be thrown away just because of the departure of two or three schools.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Aside from the two and a half million dollar commitment the university made in 1999 when it joined the conference, Steger says it also made a commitment to the supporters who helped make the change happen. He adds that the success of Tech's football program has not only helped build the university's name, but has also helped make the university more competitive.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2206]
[IN Q=secondy, during the last]

((CHARLES STEGER/VIRGINIA TECH PRESIDENT; SECONDLY DURING THE LAST BUDGET REDUCTION CYCLE, THE ATHLETIC DEPT. HAS MADE AND WILL MAKE FOR SEVERAL YEARS SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS IN HELPING US DEAL WITH A BUDGET REDUCTION AND KEEP OUR DOLLARS INTO THE CLASSROOMS.))
[SUPER=01-Charles Steger/Virginia Tech President;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=into the classrooms]
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[VO-NAT]

Steger says the uncertainty of the Big East is already hurting Tech. While design plans for Lane Stadium's 37-million dollar expansion will continue, construction is now on hold.
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[USAF-Assault]


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

The U-S Air Force Academy is taking on new sexual assault policies.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Colorado Springs, CO]

The new policy promises potential victims they will NOT become suspects themselves and their names will only be revealed on a "need to know" basis. Sexual assault victims have said in the past when they came forward, they were punished for small infractions that had nothing to do with the attack. They said the focus was on them and not the suspect. The Academy now says it will grant cadets amnesty for those small violations so they won't have to worry about the repercussions if they report an attack.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Marya]
[SS=NONE]

Meanwhile, the commander at the Air Force Academy says he will decide over the next few days whether to court marshall a cadet named in an assault case.

[PKG-Plane-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Plane Crash]


Two people have been killed in Los Angeles after a small plane crashed into an apartment building. The dead are thought to be the pilot and a resident of the building. There are still several residents unaccounted for Thelma Gutierrez reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA :00]
[SUPER=04-KABC; :15]
[SUPER=01-Thelma Gutierrez/Reporting; :50]
[SUPER=01-William Bamattre/Los Angeles Fire Chief; 1:11]
[SUPER=04-KCBS; 1:30]
[RUNS=1:36]
[OUT Q=standard]

((IT WAS A TERRIFYING SIGHT...A SINGLE ENGINE PLANE DIVING INTO AN APARTMENT COMPLEX "a plane fell out of the sky spinning really fast!"nats sirensWITHIN MOMENTS, THE THREE STORY BUILDING WAS IN FLAMES "we have injured people here!"AND IT WAS PANDEMONIUM nats coughing manTHE INJURED EVERYWHERE..."he's siezing help!" EMERGENCY CREWS RUSHED TO THE SCENE - EVACUATING RESIDENTS AND PET"medic! medic!"it was chaos, people running screaming. people trying to get out of the building , one man jumped from the window!"THE BEACH 36 AIRCRAFT HAD JUST TAKEN OFF FROM THE SANTA MONICA AIRPORT... ...MINUTES LATER THE CONTROL TOWER LOST CONTACT."the building is about a 1/2 block away, you can see police cordoned off this entire area, witnesses say the plane spiraled, then nose dived into the apts." "i heard the plane sputtering and cutting out""it blew both windows out of my bedroom and woke me up!":"i thought this can't be happening, then i realised it was the real thing""the plane entered the building//it went thru three floors and is down in the garage area. it ignited all three floors"FIREFIGHTERS WERE ABLE TO QUICKLY CONTAIN THE FIRE.. STILL RESIDENTS WERE LEFT WONDERING "is it a terror attack? that's going through everyone's mind"AS FOR THE CAUSE OF THE CRASH, IT'S STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION.THELMA GUTIERREZ CNN, LOS ANGELES))

[11D-Day]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-12 TC1:27:22]
[GRAPHIC=National D-Day Memorial]

It was a day of reflection and remembrance as dozens of World War Two veterans were honored at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford. Yesterday was the 59th anniversary of the Normandy invasion.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford/Yesterday]


Representatives from all branches of the armed services gave brief accounts of their experiences on June 6th, 1944.

It was a day for telling war stories that could not be discussed as they were happening.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:28:48]
[IN Q=No one mentioned]

((FRANK MAYS/385TH BOMB GROUP: NO ONE MENTIONED SEEING THE MAN FALL WITHOUT HIS CHUTE, NOR WAS THERE ANY COMMENT CONCERNING THE B-17 BLOWING UP. NO ONE EVER DISCUSSED THIS TYPE INCIDENT. INSTEAD THEY JUST SAT AND THOUGHT ABOUT THE CARNAGE THEY HAD SEEN.))
[SUPER=01-Frank Mays/385th Bomb Group; :00]
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=carnage they had seen.]
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[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile D-Day officials say private donations and fundraising have helped the foundation continue to chip away at its three million dollar debt.
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[wx next]


[Tease#2]



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

[BOTH MICS HOT] The Nets head home all tied up - That story's coming up in sports-
[ANCHOR=Brent 2-shot]

but first
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[VO-NAT]

Just how fast and furious can it get without "Disel"? Find out in today's movie review.
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[LOTTO] [BREAK]


[Biz-Review]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=Biz Review 11-02 tc 37:59]
[GRAPHIC=Business Review]

Basset Furniture expands and the effort to get airfares closer to the ground goes sky high. News 7's Rachel Cannon has those stories and more in this week's Business Review.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg; :06]
[SUPER=01-Mike Buskirk/Weiman General Manager; :26]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape; ::33]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :49]
[RUNS=1:08]
[OUT Q=MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]


(( [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]
[TAPE#=03-11 TC1:46:16]

Sleek, contemporary and made in Christiansburg. Basset Furniture's Weiman division in the NRV is expanding its presence in contemporary upholstery by purchasing a competitor's line. The additional work creates 10-jobs and increases hours for current employees.
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((MIKE BUSKIRK/WEIMAN GENERAL MANAGER; RIGHT NOW WE'RE ONLY WORKING FOUR DAYS A WEEK SO THIS WILL ALLOW US TO WORK A FIFTH DAY WHICH THAT WILL BE A 25-PERCENT INCREASE IN OUR PRODUCTION RIGHT OFF THE BAT. ))
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The quest for fair airfares in Roanoke is going sky high. Officials say 70-regional businesses have made travel pledges to help attract a low-fare carrier to the Roanoke Regional. The campaign has raised more than three quarter's of its goal which is 2-million dollars. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]
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Demolition means expansion for Magic City Ford. The dealer is tearing down a motel on the corner of Williamson and Orange Avenue to make way for a new showroom and sales office. The construction is expected to be completed by the end of the year. For News 7, I'm Rachel Cannon and that's this week's Business Review. [MUSIC AND GRAPHICS]))

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And finally this morning, The San Francisco Zoo is showing off two of its newest members - and they're the cat's meow with patrons.
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These lion cubs were a little shy when they were first let out, bit it didn't take long for them to start romping. Yesterday was the first time the kitties were allowed outdoors. Their mother died after giving birth and human handlers have been caring for the babies around the clock. (------------) The cubs are four months old and healthy.