[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....... Some Central Virginia residents may still be without power for days.
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And Miss Virginia fares well at the Miss America Pageant, even if she misses the final cut.
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We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.



[Appomattox]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sunday AM]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-36 TC-32:14]
[GRAPHIC=Isabel]


About 100 Roanoke area National Guard members will leave for eastern Virginia later today. They will staff water distribution points in the wake of Hurricane Isabel. The effects are still felt not only in eastern Virginia but in Central parts of the state as well. As Jennifer Wishon reports, it could be another week or more before some people have their power back.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=NAT SOUND OF RAKING DEBRIS]
[SUPER=03-Appomattox Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Garland Doss/Appomattox Resident; :08]
[SUPER=01-Greg Heath/Williams Gas Pipeline Employee; :47]
[SUPER=01-Frances Guill/Appomattox Visitors Center; 1:05]
[SUPER=01-Mark Malkiewicz/True Value Store Owner; 1:14]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1; 1:33]
[SUPER=01-Wilton Burgess/Kwik E Food Stores Owner; 1:44]
[RUNS=2:16]
[OUT Q=JW, News 7, Appomattox County.]

(([45:58 - NATS OF RAKING DEBRIS] Garland Doss spent Saturday cleaning up after Isabel and living without the comforts of electricity.
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[SOT 44:53:26]
[IN Q=We're apt to be out of]

((GARLAND DOSS: WE'RE APT TO BE OUT OF ELECTRICITY FOR A GOOD WHILE, PROBABLY SIX MORE DAYS, BUT WE'LL JUST DO LIKE WE DID IN THE OLDEN TIMES AND DO THE BEST WE CAN.))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=the best we can]

Appomattox officials say power to residents in the town may be restored in a few days, but because of scenes like this, the 16, 000 residents who live outside the town could be in the dark for another 7 to 10 days. [Quick nats of water being poured] That's why the Appomattox Fire Department is providing clean water for drinking and flushing. Water is also available at the Williams Gas Pipeline Company, where people are taking it any way they can.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 50:02:05]
[IN Q=You name it they're]

((GREG HEATH: YOU NAME IT THEY'RE PUTTING IT IN THERE. WE'VE SEEN BUCKETS, FLOWER POTS, COOLERS, FIVE GALLON CONTAINERS, BIG 250 GALLON CONTAINERS, 55 GALLON DRUMS.))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=55 gallon drums]

Despite the lack of power, people from as far as Texas are still flocking to visit the historic Appomattox Court House.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 35:09:21]
[IN Q=The park grounds]

((FRANCES GUILL: THE PARK GROUNDS ARE OPEN BUT THE BUILDINGS ARE NOT.))
[RUNS= 04]
[OUT Q=buildings are not]

Some businesses are also continuing in the dark... and transacting business the old fashion way.
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[SOT 53:08:19]
[IN Q=Back to how it]

((MARK MALKIEWICZ: BACK TO HOW IT USED TO BE PROBABLY A LONG TIME AGO, PENCIL AND PAPER, RUNNING AROUND TRYING TO GET PRICES. MY STORE IS COMPLETELY COMPUTERIZED SO I DON'T HAVE INDIVIDUAL STICKERS ON THINGS SO IT'S VERY TIME CONSUMING.))
[RUNS= 12]
[OUT Q=very time consuming]

True Value has just about sold out of flash lights and electrical cords for generators.
[SOT - Nats of generators]
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[SOT 59:50:13]
[IN Q=With all the generators]

((JENNIFER WISHON/REPORTING: WITH ALL THE GENERATORS HUMMING AROUND TOWN THE GAS STATIONS THAT ARE OPEN ARE HOPING WITH BUSINESS. THIS AMOCO ON COURT STREET IS ALSO PROVIDING SOMETHING PEOPLE SEVERELY NEED... ICE.))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=severely need... ice]
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[SOT 1:02:53:15]
[IN Q=I twisted a man's]

((WILTON BURGESS/KWIK E FOODS: I TWISTED A MAN'S ARM TO BRING THE ICE DOWN HERE BECAUSE YOU KNOW HOW IT IS, THEY HAVE ICE GOING EVERYWHERE, BUT HE BROUGHT ME ABOUT 2,200 BAGS AND WE'RE JUST ABOUT OUT OF IT.))
[RUNS= 10]
[OUT Q=about out of it]

Burgess says he'll continue to sell gas and ice until both run out. Water at the fire department and Williams Gas will also be available until power is restored. But until then, all signs say residents of Central Virginia will remember Isabel for a long time to come. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Appomattox County.))

[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun. a.m.]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq]


Three U-S military police officers are the latest American casualties in Iraq.
One soldier died this morning when a roadside bomb hit his Humvee.
Two others were killed and 13 wounded in a mortar attack on a prison near Baghdad last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tikrit, Iraq;]


Also overnight, American troops carried our more raids on suspected Saddam Hussein loyalists.
U-S soldiers broke down gates and doors in Tikrit, searching for gunmen and weapons used in attacks on coalition troops.
No weapons were found and no one was arrested in the raids.
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[Miss-America]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sunday AM]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Miss Virginia had a good shot at the title, but she came up just a little short in her hopes of becoming Miss America.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlantic City, NJ/ABC]


Ericka Dunlap, Miss Florida, took home the tiara. Dunlap will work on a platform of cultural diversity, and plans to attend law school with the 50-thousand dollar scholarship she won. Miss Virginia and Martinsville native Nancy Redd made the top ten, but was eliminated when the field was cut down to five.
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[Rockbridge-Co]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sunday AM]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-38 TC-13:36]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The Rockbridge County High School football team took to the field last night, but it was not always easy to concentrate on the game.
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[VO-NAT - :10.5]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.;]

Last Saturday, cheerleader Heather Edgerton was killed in a car crash as she drove to practice. Last night, the school remembered Edgerton, and announced a scholarship in her name.
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[SOT - 16:29]
[IN Q=It keeps her memory alive...]

((ANDY BRYAN/ROCKBRIDGE CO. HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL; IT KEEPS HER MEMORY ALIVE, AND A GRADUATING SENIOR CHEERLEADER WILL BENEFIT FROM ALL THE PEOPLE WHO DONATE TO THAT FUND, AND CERTAINLY HER SPIRIT AND ALL THE LOVE THAT SHE BROUGHT TO SO MANY PEOPLE WILL LIVE ON.))
[SUPER=01-Andy Bryan/Rockbridge Co. High School Principal;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=so many people will live on.]
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[VO-NAT - :12+]

The school also honored former football coach and teacher Pete Brewbaker and his wife, who both died last weekend. Travis Wells will have more on that shortly.
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[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[SS=None]

[BOTH MICS HOT] Still ahead on News 7 Sunday Morning, we'll so sailing with a newly-chartered club.
[ANCHOR=Brent]
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[VO-NAT]

And I think you'll agree that our Weekend Diner has chicken with all the "right stuff".
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[Break #1]



[Health-Review]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=Health Review 4 03:55]
[GRAPHIC=Health Review]


Another virus spread by mosquitos is found in our area.
And improving your vision without glasses or surgery.
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[Take Health Review FS]
Joy Sutton has details in this week's Health Review.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Stephanie Surprenant no longer has]
[SUPER=01-Stephanie Surprenant/CRT Patient; :08]
[SUPER=04-CRT Video; :16]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Mac Scothorn/Vistar Eye Center; :23]
[SUPER=01-Drew Owens/CRT Patient; :43]
[SUPER=01-Sally Paulson/Virginia Tech Entomologist; :58]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dixie Tooke-Rawlins/College of Osteopathic Medicine; 1:42]
[SUPER=@Joy2; 1:58]
[RUNS=2:04]
[OUT Q=I'm joy sutton]
[TAPE#=503-01, 58:19]

(( Stephanie Surprenant (Sir-Pur-Not) no longer has to wear contacts during the day. She only has to wear them at night to have better vision.
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[SOT24:10]
[IN Q=Put them in at night]

((PUT THEM IN AT NIGHT BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP, TAKE THEM OUT FIRST THING IN THE MORNINGS AND THEN GO THROUGHOUT THE DAY WITHOUT ANYTHING IN MY EYE))
[RUNS= 08]
[OUT Q=without anything in my eye]

By wearing CRT lenses for at least six hours a night - a person can reshape their cornea, so they have better vision the next day.
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[SOT 34:51]
[IN Q=Since there is some compresson or there is some touching]

((SINCE THERE IS SOME COMPRESSION OR THERE IS SOME TOUCHING ONTO THE CORNEA, SOMETIMES IT MAY CAUSE A LITTLE IRRITATION TO CORNEA, AND IT WILL CAUSE SOME INFLAMMATION AND THAT'S WHAT WE HAVE TO WATCH OVER THE FIRST SEVERAL DAYS ))
[RUNS= 16]
[OUT Q=watch over the first several days]


The lenses are only recommended for people who are nearsighted.
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[SOT 18:20]
[IN Q=It was a real big difference]

((IT WAS A REAL BIG DIFFERENCE. I WAS GLAD I COULD SEE. I FELT LIKE I NEVER NEEDED CONTACTS OR GLASSES))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=needed contacts or glasses]
[TAPE#=503-01 58:19]


In other health news, The West Nile virus isn't the only virus found in mosquitos samples collected by Virginia Tech.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT1:02]
[IN Q=Quite a few of our samples]

((QUITE A FEW OF OUR SAMPLES WERE POSITIVE FOR LA CROSSE VIRUS WHICH WAS A SURPRISE TO US))
[RUNS= 07]
[OUT Q=which was a surpise to us]


The virus was found in mosquitos from the counties of Montgomery, Giles, Pulaski and Floyd.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 3:08]
[IN Q=We see in a typical year approximately]

((WE SEE IN A TYPICAL YEAR APPROXIMATELY 70 HUMAN CASES OF LACROSSE IN THE US. IT'S BEEN ESTIMATED THAT THERE COULD BE AS MANY AS 300-THOUSAND INFECTIONS. JUST A SMALL PERCENTAGE OF PEOPLE DEVELOP ILLNESS SO THAT'S A GOOD THING))
[RUNS= 20]
[OUT Q=so that's a good thing]
[TAPE#=503-02 31:16]

And finally in health review,
There's a new exhibit and at the Science Museum of Western Virginia that's focused on health.
It's called the Healer Within.
The Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic medicine was instrumental in bringing the exhibit to Roanoke.
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[SOT21:42:16]
[IN Q=Given all the right things in the environment]

((GIVEN ALL THE RIGHT THINGS IN ENVIRONMENT WE CAN ALL STAY HEALTHY. ALL THE RIGHT NUTRITION, AVOIDING UNHEALTHY HABITS LIKE SMOKING, OR DRINKING ACCESS ALCOHOL OR OTHER THINGS THAT MIGHT ALTER OUR BODIES STRUCTURE OR FUNCTION THAT COULD MAKE US UNHEALTHY))
[RUNS= 16]


The exhibit will be on display until January 4th. That's health review, I'm Joy Sutton. ))
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[Sailing]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sunday AM]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


They're more than 300 miles from the ocean, but that's not stopping a group of Virginia Tech students from starting up a new sailing club.
But getting there wasn't all smooth sailing.
This morning, Kim Ellis and Nathan Post are here to tell us more.
[SUPER=01-Kim Ellis/Sailing Club of Virginia Tech;]
[SUPER=01-Nathan Post/Sailing Club of Virginia Tech;]


(Marya ad libs questions)


[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 Sunday Morning...... Governor Warner and Homeland Defense Secretary Tom Ridge tour some Virginia areas hardest hit by Isabel.
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And Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest cancels some events in the effort to conserve money.
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to hello]

[Isabel]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sun. a.m.]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Hurricane Isabel]


About 100 Roanoke area National Guard members will leave for eastern Virginia later today. They will staff water distribution points in the wake of Hurricane Isabel.
Meantime, tempers are flaring as millions of residents across the mid-Atlantic region are still without power.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Anne Arundel Co., MD;]


Isabel knocked out electrical service for about six million homes and businesses from North Carolina's Outer Banks to New York.
About half are still waiting for power to return.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT @ :51 in Jennifer Miller pkg on MD Storm]
[IN Q=Why is that]

((WHY IS IT THAT IN THE YEAR 2003 ... YOU CAN'T BLAME ALL THIS ON THE STORM.))
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=on the storm.]
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[VO-NAT]


Power companies say they're doing the best they can.
In the Outer Banks, many residents are still waiting to assess the damage to their homes, which have been declared off-limits by authorities.
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[Warner-Ridge]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sunday AM]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=03-33 TC-557:20]
[GRAPHIC=Isabel]

At least 29 deaths are now blamed on Isabel -- 16 of them in Virginia. Governor Warner and the Secretary of Homeland Defense toured some of the hardest-hit parts of Virginia yesterday, looking at storm damage and attempting to reassure affected people.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Poquoson;]

The Governor says getting electricity back is the government's main objective, and residents should make sure they have drinkable water.
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[SOT 18:53:36/19:03:49]
[IN Q=Their top ]

((THEIR TOP PRIORITY IS TO GET POWER RESTORED TO HOSPITALS AND WATER SUPPLIES.)) ((TOM RIDGE/SECRETARY OF HOMELAND DEFENSE-OUR JOBS RIGHT NOW, NOW THAT THE STORM HAS PASSED, IT TO GET PEOPLE ON GROUND SO PEOPLE TO PEOPLE CONTACT, EYEBALL TO EYEBALL, WHAT ARE YOUR PROBLEMS, HERE HOW WE CAN HELP YOU SOLVE THOSE PROBLEMS , WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS, WORK WITH FAMILIES, WORK WITH BUSINESSES, REMOVE THE DEBRIS AND MOVE THIS ALONG AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.))
[SUPER=@markwarner;]
[SUPER=01-Tom Ridge/U. S. Secretary of Homeland Defense;]
[RUNS=29]
[OUT Q=quickly as possible. ]
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[VO-NAT]

Ridge says FEMA had tractor trailers loaded with generators and other supplies on the road as soon as they knew Hurricane Isabel would hit land. 25 localities were added yesterday to an already long list of areas receiving disaster assistance, including Danville, Staunton, and Rockbridge and Augusta Counties.
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[WVTF]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sunday AM]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=03-35 TC-39:54]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Southwest Virginia's public radio station is celebrating its 30th anniversary by showing off its brand new home.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The new building is 8 - thousand square feet larger than the old one.
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[SOT 16:53:41]
[IN Q=THE HIGHLIGHT, THE PEICE DE RESISTANCE ]

((GLENN GLEIXNER/WVTF GENERAL MANAGER-THE HIGHLIGHT, THE PIECE DE RESISTANCE YOU WOULD SAY OF THIS NEW BUILDING IS OUR 900 SQUARE FOOT PRODUCTION STUDIO WHERE WE'LL BE ABLE TO DO LIVE AND RECORDED MUSIC PERFORMANCES, CULTURAL PERFORMANCES.))
[SUPER=01-Glenn Gleixner/WVTF General Manager;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=CULTURAL PERFORMANCES]
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[VO-NAT]


The Sauerkraut Band was using that studio yesterday to record an Octoberfest special W-V-T-F will air. Gleixner (Gleiks-ner) says listeners contributed 56 percent of the money -- and they borrowed two and a half million dollars from the Virginia Tech Foundation to build the new facilities.
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[Poplar-Forest]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sunday AM]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-32 TC-1:12:48]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest is canceling some of its regular annual events this year to save money.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co./July;]

Yesterday's Harvest Moon Festival was one of them. So is the Holiday Open House usually held in December. The director of Jefferson's summer home says the decision was made to ensure education and preservation efforts continue this fall. Poplar Forest has not received any funding from Bedford County or the state for the past two years. 86 percent of the non- profit's funding comes from private sources.
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[Tease#2]



[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[SS=None]

[BOTH MICS HOT] Still ahead, if you want a really good look at high-definition TV, do we have some news for you.
[ANCHOR=Brent]


And later,
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[VO-NAT]

on Sunday Shapeup, being on the ball can be just the right medicine.
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[LOTTO] [Break]

[Premiere-Week]


[ANCHOR=Brent]
[NEWSCAST=Sunday AM]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=News7 Sunday Morning in BAM]

Your Hometown Station will celebrate our CBS network "Premiere Week" in a big way this coming week, and you are invited! And when I said "in a big way", I am hardly exaggerating. Here to tell us much more is WDBJ Promotions Director Kelly Zuber.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=01-Kelly Zuber/WDBJ Promotions Director;]
(Roll VO in BAM Monitor at producer's call)



(This sounds like a great chance for people to get a good look at HDTV.)



(If viewers are interested, what should they do?)



(We have been broadcasting in High Definition for more than a year. Do you have any sense as to the numbers of people s

witching from their old sets to high-def ones?)


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[Premiere Week FS] (More info by calling us at 344-7000 or going to our web page at wdbj7-dot com.)
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