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[ANCHOR=Joy]

[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
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[VO-NAT]
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[SUPER=@Joy1;]
[SUPER=@Brent1;]

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning....... At least a dozen partygoers are killed when an overloaded deck collapses from a third floor apartment.
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And two teens are arrested for an Interstate shooting in Tennessee that injured a Moneta woman. we will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=ne]
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At least 12 people were killed in Chicago after a porch collapses shortly after midnight.
David Browde has the latest.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dave Browde/CBS News; :30]
[SUPER=01-James Joyce/Chicago Fire Commissioner; :50]
[RUNS=1:08]
[OUT Q=standard]


((There may have been as many as 50 people on the deck when it suddenly gave way, plunging three floors, sandwiching a second floor porch on the way down. It was just after midnight in Wrigleyville, the upscale North Chicago neighborhood named after the nearby baseball stadium, when in an instant, a party in full swing was transformed into a scene of chaos:
TAKE FS
NAME: sot up

TO: 0'02" DURATION:0'02"
Paramedics, police officers and firefighters worked to save those they could - some of whom were trapped in a basement stairwell, under a pile of debris; both the rescuers and those who'd been at the party seemed stunned by the rapidly rising death toll. Chicago Fire Commissioner James Joyce says investigators believe there was no structural problem - in his words it was just a case of too many people in a small space.
TAKE FS NAME: James Joyce Chicago Fire Commissioner NUMBER: it's a tragic case of overloading the back porches INCUE: there were people screaming in the alley with civilians trying to remove OUTCUE: people from the pile, as they got deeper into the pile they saw the more serious injuries TO: 0'15" DURATION:0'15"
Dave Browde CBS News New York
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Shooting]


A shooting in a downtown San Francisco hotel kills three people and leaves another critically injured.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA]

The shooting happened around dinner time in the lobby of a residential hotel. After the shooting, police closed some nearby streets and began searching for the suspect. Authorities say the suspect is a tenant at the hotel. They believe an argument earlier in the day led to the shooting spree.
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[11Bank-Robbery]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-24 TC-28:41]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]

Charlotte County authorites have identified the suspect killed in Friday's bank robbery and high speed chase. Police have identified him as 26- year- old Lonnie R. Russell from Ohio. They've also arrested another man believed to be the get- away driver.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte Co./Friday;]

It started at the Bank of Charlotte County in Phenix. Officials say Russell robbed the bank and then shot at police as he tried to get away. He then shot his way into a home on Route 40 before stealing the couple's car.
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co./Friday;]

A chase ensued that ended with a shoot- out on Route 615 in Campbell County. Russsell's body has been sent to Richmond for an autopsy.
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[TAKE THOMPSON FS #4436]

David B. Thompson Jr, also of Ohio, was taken into custody yesterday. He's been charged with robbery. Officials say other charges may follow. A White Honda with Ohio tags was found five miles from the final shoot- out between Russell and police. Thompson is being held in the Charlotte County jail without bond.
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[11Interstate-Shootings]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=03-31 TC-13:33]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]

Two teens are in police custody for the shootings on Interstate 40 in Tennessee that killed one person and injured a Moneta woman.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Cocke Co., TN]

19-year-old Kimberly Bede (Buh-Dee) of Moneta was shot while traveling on I-40 Wednesday. Another man was killed. At first, police thought a sniper or road rage may have been to blame. But Friday night, police arrested a 13 and a 15 year old boy, charging them with reckless homicide and reckless aggravated assault.
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[SOT:33]
[IN Q=I'M SURE ]

((AL SCHMUTZER, JR./TENNESSEE ATTORNEY GENERAL: I'M SURE THAT THERE ARE A LOT OF PEOPLE OUT THERE RIGHT NOW WHO ARE RELIEVED, NOT ONLY PEOPLE THAT ARE ANXIOUS AND APPREHENSIVE IN THIS COMMUNITY BUT PEOPLE, MOTORISTS TRAVELING ON I-40. YOU CAN IMAGINE WITH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND COMING UP, WONDERING IF IT WAS SAFE TO EVEN TRAVEL ON I-40, AND I THINK THAT HAS HOPEFULLY ALLAYED THOSE FEARS AND ANXIETIES.))
[SUPER=01-Al Schmutzer, Jr./Tennessee Attorney General]
[RUNS=21]
[OUT Q=FEARS AND ANXIETIES]
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[VO-NAT]

He adds under Tennessee law, the two boys HAVE to be charged as JUVENILES. They were arraigned last night and are in custody pending a mental evaluation. According to police, they have not offered an explanation for their actions. If convicted, they face juvenile detention until the age of 19.
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[11Boty-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-21 TC-49:56]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]

Police believe a woman killed in a single car accident on Route 220 may have fallen asleep behind the wheel.
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[VO-NAT ]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./Yesterday;]

State Police say 41- year- old Margie Lorrean Jones of Covington was killed when her car ran off the road -- hitting a few trees and an embankment. The accident happened early yesterday near Eagle Rock in Botetourt County. Police say there were no skid marks at the scene which leads them to believe Jones fell asleep at the wheel. An autopsy is being performed to check for any medical conditions that may have proceeded the accident. Jones is survived by her husband and two children.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[SS=None]

[Joy MIC HOT] Coming up - we'll take a look at a new way to help keep the blood flowing through your lower limbs... And a little later -
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[IN Q=Hi, I'm Richard...]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=...a little bit.]
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[Pageant]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
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Martinsville and Henry County's representative is heading to Atlantic City.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night]

Nancy Redd won Miss Virginia last night and will now compete in the Miss America Pageant in late September.
But you don't have to wait until then to see her. She'll be joining us live later this morning.
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[11Missing-Girl]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=none]
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A missing Pulaski County teen has been reunited with her family.
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[TAKE TARA FS] Tara Sheets was returned to her grandparents' home around 11 o'clock Friday. The 16- year- old had been missing for nearly a week. Tara's grandmother once feared her granddaughter's disappearance could be linked to her time spent in Internet chat rooms.
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Pulaski County Sheriff, Jim Davis says the case is still being investigated and is not releasing any information at this time. The Sheets family says they plan to spend the weekend together.

[Cryoplasty]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Focus on Health]


Doctors now have a new method to open blocked arteries in the legs.
Doctor Mallika Marshall explains.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Jim Gosselin developed blocked arteries]
[SUPER=01-Jim Gosselin/First Cryoplasty Patient; :08]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Peter Soukas/Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center; :42]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Mallika Marshall/CBS News; :49]
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[OUT Q= dr. mallika marshall, cbs ]
(( JIM GOSSELIN DEVELOPED BLOCKED ARTERIES IN HIS LEGS, AFTER BEING INJURED IN A CAR ACCIDENT 20 YEARS AGO. SOT:JIM GO

SSELIN /FIRST CRYOPLASTY PATIENT THE OXYGEN IS CUT OFF WITH THE BLOOD FLOW RIGHT HERE, IT CAUSES EXTREME PAIN AND OACCSIONALLY I'M NOT ABLE TO WALK ON IT VERY WELL TRACK: DOCTORS PLACED A STENT -- A METAL MESH CAGE -- IN JIM'S LEG SIX MONTHS AGO TO HELP RE-OPEN THE BLOOD VESSEL, BUT THE ARTERY STARTED TO CLOSE UP AGAIN. TRACK: SO INSTEAD OF GOING FOR A 2ND STENT, JIM DECIDED TO TRY CRYOPLASTY-- A NEW PROCEDURE --WHERE DOCTORS INSERT A CATHETER INTO THE VESSEL...AND INFL
ATE A BALLOON WITH LIQUID NITROGEN---TO PUSH THE CLOG ASIDE. IT'S THE LIQUID NIROGEN THAT MAKES THIS PROCEDURE DIFFEREN
T. SOT: DR. PETER SOUKAS/CARITAS ST. ELIZABETH'S MEDICAL CTR. IT ESSENTIALLY TURNS INTO LAUGHING GAS AND IT COOLS TH

E TEMPERATURE OF THE ARTERY THAT'S IN CONTACT WITH THE BALLOON. STANDUP: ... AND THE COOLING -- HELPS MINIMIZE THE GR
OWTH OF NEW TISSUE--WHICH CAN LEAD TO A RE-CLOGGING OF THE VESSEL. SOT: DR. SOUKAS THE MAIN ADVANTAGE IS THE RISK OF
RENARROWING WITHIN THE ARTERY IS REDUCED FROM 40 PERCENT TO ABOUT 15 PERCENT --- AND IT ALLOWS US TO TREAT ARTERIES THA

T AREN'T TRADITIONALLY FELT TO BE VERY FAVORABLE FOR IMPLANATATION OF A PERMANENT STENT. TRACK: AT THE MOMENT-- CRYOPLASTY HAS BEEN ONLY BEEN APPROVED FOR THIS USE USE.... BUT DOCTORS ARE TESTING THE TECHNIQUE ON PATIENTS IN EUROPE TO SEE IF IT CAN BE EFFECTIVE FOR TREATING CORONARY ARTERIES AS WELL. DR. MALLIKA MARSHALL, CBS ))

[Health-Review]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=Health Check II tc 1:49:59]
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In health review --
Lewis-Gale Medical Center gets new technology that can help detect a heart attack.
And some area kids are training for the rescue squad.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=They're not old enough]
[SUPER=01-Kathy Eubank/Virginia Assoc. of Volunteer Rescue Squads; :15]
[SUPER=07-Brandi Martin; :35]
[SUPER=01-Dr. John Garvin/Lewis-Gale Medical Center; 1:25]
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[OUT Q=that's health review]

((
[TAPE#=502-12 1:36:29]


They're not old enough to actually join a rescue squad but these kids are getting some of the training it takes to do the job.
This is the 3rd year the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads has offered hands on training to kids ages eight to 15.
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[SOT26:46]
[IN Q=If you don't start getting them interested and involved]

((IF YOU DON'T START GETTING THEM INTERESTED AND INVOLVED WHEN THEY'RE 8, 9, 10 YEARS OLD THEN YOU'RE NOT GOING TO GET THEM WHEN THERE ACTUALLY OLD ENOUGH AT 16 TO START OFFICIAL TRAINING)) [RUNS15]
[OUT Q=to start official training]


Organizers hope this experience will encourage the children to consider becoming a rescue squad volunteer or choose it as a career.
[SOT23:26]
[IN Q=My dad and them they are all in it]

((MY DAD AND THEM THEY ARE ALL IN IT AND I'VE BEEN SEEING THEM GO ON CALLS AND I'VE BEEN STUCK AT HOME WITH NOTHING TO DO. AND I'VE ALWAYS BEEN WANTING TO GO IT)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=always been wanting to go to it]
[TAPE#=502-12 1:30:50]


In other health news, Lewis-Gale Medical Center is one of five hospitals in the nation trying out a new device that can help doctors detect a heart attack.
The PRIME ECG or the body surface mapping system can pinpoint a problem in under five minutes.
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[SOT4:43:32]
[IN Q=This is an example of an accute heart attack]

((THIS IS AN EXAMPLE OF AN ACUTE HEART ATTACK THAT WAS PICKED UP IN THE ER EARLY USING THIS TECHNOLOGY. IT'S SHOWING BIG AREAS OF RED AND BLUE WHICH ARE INDICATIVE OF DAMAGE)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=indicative of damage]

The traditional ECG gives doctors only 12 views of electrical activity in the heart --but this new technology gives 80 --and allows doctors to see regions were unable to see before now. And that means a faster diagnosis.
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[SOT4:55:24]
[IN Q=If we can even shave two minutes.]

((IF WE CAN EVEN SHAVE TWO MINUTES OFF AN ALREADY FAST TIME THEN WE'VE HELPED THE PERSON NOT TO GO FROM A BLOOD STARVED HEART TO A PART OF THE HEART THAT DIES)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=part of the heart that dies]


That's health review. ))
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[Iraq-Fighting]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq Casualties]


The bodies of two missing U-S soldiers were discovered yesterday in Iraq.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Northwest Iraq]


Sergeant First Class Gladimir Philippe of New Jersey and Private Kevin Ott of Ohio had been missing since June 25th.
Their bodies were found along a roadway north of Baghdad buried under a pile of straw.
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[SOT:54]
[IN Q=The government says the war]

((THE GOVERNMENT SAYS THE WAR IS OVER BUT THE WAR IS NOT OVER PEOPLE DIE EVERYDAY))
[SUPER=01-Renisse Philippe/Victim's Father]
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[SOT 1:07]
[IN Q=Our family will always thing of him]

((OUR FAMILY WILL ALWAYS THINK OF HIM AS A HERE WHO CHOSE TO REPRESENT OUT COUNTRY))
[SUPER=01-Jim Pack/Ott's Brother-In-Law]
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[OUT Q=represent our country]
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[VO-NAT]


U-S Central Command won't say how the soldiers died. But senior officials say it's a harsh reminder that resentment in Iraq still runs deep.
At least 22 U-S troops have been killed by hostile fire since the combat operation ended.
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[Mid-East]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


Palestinian militant groups will not announce a truce today as expected. Last minute wrangling over language had delayed the joint truce.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jerusalem]


Meanwhile, the U-S ambassador to Israel and an advisor to Israel's Prime Minister have met for talks with U-S national security advisor Condoleeza Rice. Rice is also planning to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.
Rice is visiting the region to push forward a U-S backed Middle East Peace plan.
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[11ITT-Strike]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-29 TC-9:05]
[GRAPHIC=ITT Strike]

It's been more than a week since ITT Night Vision's union employees hit the picket lines. Negotiations between the union and the company are ongoing, but an agreement has not yet been reached. And as Jennifer Wishon reports, union leaders say they're prepared to strike for as long as it takes.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=This is Linda]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Lee Dillon/Union President; :13]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Moran/Union Executive Board Member; 1:14]
[SUPER=01-Rodney Littleton/Striking Employee; 1:31]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1; 1:39]
[SUPER=01-David Welch/Striking Employee; 1:48]
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[OUT Q=JW, News 7 Roanoke County]



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[SOT 1:06:38:03]
[IN Q=This is Linda]

((THIS IS LINDA MARSH FROM LOCAL 162.))
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[OUT Q=from Local 162]

One week after union members of the Local 162 voted to strike, they're hard at work at Union Hall and employing the picket lines around the clock.
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[SOT 38:46:29]
[IN Q=When you work for]

((LEE DILLON/UNION PRESIDENT: WHEN YOU WORK FOR A COMPANY THAT REQUIRES YOU TO BE THERE SIX AND SEVEN DAYS A WEEK AND SOMETIMES HALF A SHIFT OF OVERTIME ON TOP OF DAILY OVERTIME THAT LEAVES VERY LITTLE TIME TO BE WITH YOUR FAMILY.))
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[OUT Q=with your family]

Union president Lee Dillon says that under the previous contract ITT demanded the ability to mandate overtime in extreme circumstances. Union workers agreed to the language because there were other things they needed in the contract.
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[SOT 41:04:24]
[IN Q=They've made the]

((LEE DILLON/UNION PRESIDENT: THEY'VE MADE THE SITUATION EXTREME. THEY'VE GONE OUT AND NEGOTIATED SO MANY CONTRACTS AND MADE SO MANY OBLIGATIONS FOR THE PURPOSE OF GREED. I DON'T THINK THERE'S ANY OTHER REASON THAT YOU COULD SAY THAT THEY WOULD BRING THAT MUCH WORK IN THE PLANT AND THEN FORCE PEOPLE TO WORK.))
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[OUT Q=people to work]

A cap on insurance premiums and better pension rates are issues the union is negotiating with ITT. But they say the mandatory overtime has put a strain on many families.
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[SOT 51:27:29]
[IN Q=During the war]

((JEFF MORAN/UNION EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER: DURING THE WAR AND ALL THE OTHER EFFORTS THAT ARE GOING ON AROUND THE COUNTRY TODAY HAS CAUSED TREMENDOUS LOSS OF FAMILY TIME FOR OUR MEMBERS.))
[RUNS= 10]
[OUT Q=for our members]

Workers say they're proud of the night vision goggles they make and don't mind stepping up productivity, but not at the expense of their loved ones.
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[SOT 1:11:12:24]
[IN Q=Everybody's sticking]

((RODNEY LITTLETON/STRIKING EMPLOYEE: EVERYBODY'S STICKING TOGETHER, WE'RE SOLID AS A UNION. WE'RE READY TO STAY OUT FOR THE DURATION.))
[RUNS= 08]
[OUT Q=for the duration]
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[SOT 1:25:47:27]
[IN Q=Union workers here]

((JENNIFER WISHON/REPORTING: UNION WORKERS HERE AT ITT NIGHT VISION HAVE BEEN ONLY BEEN WALKING THE PICKET LINES FOR A WEEK BUT THEY'VE BEEN PREPARING FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF A STRIKE FOR MONTHS.))
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[OUT Q=strike for months]
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[SOT 1:21:51:27]
[IN Q=We've been preparing]

((DAVID WELCH/STRIKING EMPLOYEE: WE'VE BEEN PREPARING FOR IT. THERE'S BEEN TALK ABOUT IT FOR SEVERAL MONTHS. THERE'S BEEN A LOT OF TALK ABOUT IT. I MYSELF HAVE BEEN PREPARING FOR THE PAST NINE MONTHS. I COULD LITERALLY STAY OUT SEVEN MONTHS RIGHT NOW AND NOT EVEN GET A JOB.))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=even get a job]


Instead of getting a new job Welch, along with other employees will work to gain the benefits from their company they believe are only fair. The next scheduled meeting between the union and ITT is Monday. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Roanoke County.))


[Mars-Rover]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Weather conditions this morning force NASA to scrub launching the second Mars rover.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NASA TV]


Officials say unacceptable wind conditions have halted the launch at least for now. But they do plan to try again later this evening.
The first rover, named "Spirit" is already on its way to Mars. The two rovers will act as robotic geologists during a three month exploration. Scientists hope this mission will help them determine if there is enough water on Mars to sustain life.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[SS=None]

[BOTH MICS HOT] Coming up in sports - Andre Agassi is taking a swing at becoming the oldest winner at Wimbledon -
[ANCHOR=Brent]

and - [TAKE LIVE PIC MISS VA] She has beauty, grace and wants to be a millionaire... Miss Virginia 2003 joins us to talk about the game show, the pageant and her upcoming shot at the Miss America crown -
[Lotto] [Break]

[Profile-Open]


[ANCHOR=Brent @ Wx Center]
[NEWSCAST=Sun-AM]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=Va. Profile]
[GRAPHIC=Va. Profile wx monitor]


He says as the bishop, there is never a dull moment.
Now after 29 years, the Most Reverend Walter F. Sullivan is preparing to leave all that excitement behind.
He is the subject of this week's Virginia Profile.
Richmond Bureau Chief Meghan Muldoon has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BISHOP WALTER FRANCIS]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; :00]
[SUPER=07-Bishop Walter F. Sullivan; :09]
[SUPER=@Meghan2; 1:01]
[RUNS=1:59]
[OUT Q=MM, NEWS 7, RICHMOND]

(( Bishop Walter Francis Sullivan has been the head of the Catholic Diocese of Richmond for almost thirty years.
and he got his start in southwest Virginia.
[SOT 13:18:57]
[IN Q=WHEN I GOT MY LETTER]

((WHEN I GOT MY LETTER OF APPOINTMENT IT SAID ST ANDREWS IN ROANOKE. I HAD NO IDEA WHERE ROANOKE WAS BECAUSE I HAD HARDLY BEEN TO VIRGINIA IT TOOK ME HALF OF HOUR TO FIND IT ON THE MAP.)) [RUNS:13]
[OUT Q=IT ON THE MAP.]


in the 50 years since, Sullivan has improved his knowledge of the state,
In fact, he logs about 35-thousand miles a year driving around his diocese which runs from the Eastern shore to the Cumberland Gap.
[SOT :22:27]
[IN Q=I'M A GREAT BELIEVER]

((I'M A GREAT BELIEVER IN PRESENCE GOING AROUND AND ENCOURAGING THE PEOPLE BEING PRESENT TO THEM.)) [RUNS:05]
[OUT Q=BEING PRESENT TO THEM.]


But His days on the road are numbered.
Sullivan reached the mandatory retirement age for bishops when he turned 75 on June 10th. But It could be months or even years before the pope accepts his letter of resignation. Even after he steps down as bishop, he says he intends to remain active filling in for other priests.
And working on his to-do list which includes learning to say mass in Spanish, learning to cook and making friends with computers.
[SOT :29:04]
[IN Q=I DON'T EVEN KNOW]

((I DON'T EVEN KNOW HOW TO TURN A COMPUTER ON, I'VE NEVER HAD A NEED TO.)) [RUNS:04]
[OUT Q=HAD A NEED TO.]


He will also have more time to spend with his three schnauzers, Sandy, Fritzie and Muppy.
[SOT :30:15]
[IN Q=PEOPLE ASK ME]

((PEOPLE ASK ME HOW ARE YOUR DOGS. I SAY THEY'RE NOT MY DOGS, THEY'RE MY CHILDREN.)) [RUNS:05]
[OUT Q=MY CHILDREN.]


In his 29 years as bishop, Sullivan has seen his flock grow from 130-thousand Catholics to over 200-thousand.
He has established 35 new parishes but recently needed to let three priests go because of sexual misconduct with children.
Considered an outspoken liberal by many, he serves on the board of Pax Christi, an international peace organization and the Christian Children's Fund.
After a lifetime of service to the church, there is one thing he wants to be remembered for.
[SOT :32:10]
[IN Q=THAT I GAVE MY ALL]

((THAT I GAVE MY ALL. I PUT MY HEART AND SOUL INTO IT. I'VE LOVED BEING BISHOP.)) [RUNS:05]
[OUT Q=LOVED BEING BISHOP.]


And it showed.
Meghan Muldoon, News 7, Richmond.
))