[Isabel-Bush]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=George W. Bush]


Hurricane- ravaged areas in Virginia will get a visit from President Bush today.
He'll travel to Richmond for a first- hand briefing on the destruction Hurricane Isabel left behind.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


In all, the storm led to the deaths of 33 people-- 19 of them in Virginia.
From New York to the Carolinas, there are still more than one and a half- million people without electricity.
(------------)


[11Warner-Hurricane]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=03-32 TC-1:13:27]
[GRAPHIC=Isabel]


Governor Mark Warner says the Commonwealth is on track to restoring services lost because of Hurricane Isabel.
(------------)
[VO-NAT - :13.5]
[SUPER=03-Poquoson/Saturday;]

He says the number of customers without power in Virginia has dropped from nearly 2 million to approximately 800 thousand now. The Governor says water has also been restored to many communities. Right now, he says about 10 thousand people across the state are without water.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 06:16:35]
[IN Q=OBVIOUSLY THOSE PEOPLE ]

((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER-OBVIOUSLY THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE STILL ON WELLS LIKE THE FOLKS UP IN ROCKBRIDGE STILL HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT THEIR WATER BECAUSE OF SOME OF THE OIL AND GASOLINE LEAKAGE AND THAT'S WHY WE'VE GOT THE HAZ MAT TEAM AND THE BOTTLES AND CASES OF WATER BROUGHT TO THAT COMMUNITY.))
[SUPER=@markwarner;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=TO THAT COMMUNITY]
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[VO-NAT - :11+]
[SUPER=03-Appomattox/Saturday;]

Tens of thousands of customers in Central Virginia, and fifteen thousand customers in Southside are still without power. Dominion Power hopes to have all of its customers back online by Thursday.
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[11National-Guard]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-40 TC-11:02]
[GRAPHIC=Isabel]



Army National Guard soldiers from Roanoke are in the Tidewater region to help those people affected by Isabel. They left yesterday. As Jennifer Wishon reports, the soldiers are fulfilling one of their missions of protecting life and property in the Commonwealth.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Nat sound of Army commands]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00 ]
[SUPER=01-Todd McClain/US Army National Guard Soldier; :13]
[SUPER=01-Lt. Col. Fred Doyle/US Army National Guard; :27]
[SUPER=01-Rickie Tawney/US Army National Guard; 1:20 (QUICK) ]
[SUPER=@Jennifer2; 1:41 ]
[RUNS=1:49]
[OUT Q=JW, News 7, Roanoke.]
(([SOT - 19:28:11 NATS OF COMMANDS]

72 hours after Isabel blew through Virginia, soldiers in the 1st Battalion 116th Infantry received a mission.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 11:49:24]
[IN Q=About 100 of us]

((TODD MCCLAIN: ABOUT 100 OF US ARE ABOUT TO HEAD OUT TO THE TIDEWATER AREA NEAR RICHMOND AND WE'RE GOING TO BE PASSING OUT BOTTLED WATER TO PEOPLE WHO SUFFERED FROM THE HURRICANE.))
[RUNS= 08]
[OUT Q=from the hurricane]

Specifically people in New Kent County and Sandston where power outages continue to plague the area.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 9:45:19]
[IN Q=In times of natural]

((FRED DOYLE: IN TIMES OF NATURAL DISASTERS OR CIVIL UNREST WE'RE ALSO ORDERED BY THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA TO ASSIST THE CITIZENS OF THE COMMONWEALTH.))
[RUNS= 10]
[OUT Q=of the Commonwealth]

Soldiers of the 116th have been standing by since Thursday in case citizens of the Roanoke Valley needed help after the storm.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 12:07:08]
[IN Q=A lot of us were]

((TODD MCCLAIN: A LOT OF US WERE ITCHING TO DO THIS WHEN IT FIRST CAME THROUGH. THE WORD CAME OUT PRIOR TO THE HURRICANE THAT THERE WAS A POSSIBILITY OF A MISSION COMING THROUGH AND A LOT OF US WERE READY TO DO IT THEN.))
[RUNS= 08]
[OUT Q=to do it then]
[SOT - 19:29:05]

((OKAY GUYS, GETTING READY TO GO, DOES EVERYBODY HAVE AN ASSISTANT DRIVER.))
[RUNS= 04]

Soldiers only had about 24 hours to prepare for deployment. Todd McClain called his employer at 10:30 Saturday night and left a message saying he wouldn't be in on Monday, but his family understands.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 13:32:15]
[IN Q=They're very supportive]

((TODD MCCLAIN: THEY'RE VERY SUPPORTIVE ABOUT IT, THEY KNOW THIS IS SOMETHING I ENJOY DOING, I'VE BEEN DOING IT FOR 11 YEARS PERSONALLY, AND THEY'RE STANDING BEHIND ME.))
[RUNS= 07]
[OUT Q=standing behind me]

Seasoned soldiers like McClain know what to expect from the mission, but rookies like Rickie Tawney can't wait to gain some experience.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 27:35:04]
[IN Q=This is the first]

((RICKIE TAWNEY: THIS IS THE FIRST TIME I'VE EVER DONE ANYTHING LIKE THIS, VERY THRILLED ABOUT THIS, READY TO GO SOMEWHERE.))
[RUNS= 04]
[OUT Q=to go somewhere]

Colonel Doyle says his men could be in the Tidewater region for three days, but soldiers are prepared to be gone for two weeks. However, they're not too worried about the duration, soldiers say they're ready to fulfill one of their mottos: Virginians helping Virginians. JW, News 7, Roanoke.))


[Emmys]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


It seems that "Everybody DOES Love Raymond."
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hollywood, CA;]


At last night's Emmys, the sitcom won five awards, including Best Comedy.
Co-stars Doris Roberts and Brad Garrett also won for supporting roles on the hit series.
"The West Wing, " meanwhile, won its fourth Emmy for Best Drama.
While several comedians played host, the ceremony was bittersweet.
The laughter mixed with tears during an emotional tribute to John Ritter, who died suddenly this month of an undiagnosed heart problem.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=I'd like]
[SUPER=01-Henry Winkler/Actor and Friend;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=versatility.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Legendary performer Bob Hope was also remembered.
Meanwhile, living legend Bill Cosby received a lifetime achievement award.
(------------)



[11Premiere-Week]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=03-36 TC-34:50]
[GRAPHIC=none]


"Everybody Loves Raymond" is one of the shows W-D-B-J viewers can see in high definition.

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


Premiere Week takes place all week at Your Hometown Station, beginning tonight.
We've transformed our community room into a H-D-T-V theatre.
Each night, 80 people can watch the premieres of CBS fall shows like "Everybody Loves Raymond," "CSI," and "JAG" ... in high definition on a 16-foot screen.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 9:23:38]
[IN Q=We're going to do it]

(( ))
[SUPER=01-Kelly Zuber/WDBJ Promotions Director;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=see it on this big screen.]
(------------)
[TAKE FS #1000 WDBJ Premiere Week]


Premiere Week is free -- and runs Monday through Friday. Doors open at 7:30 each night.
[TAKE FS #1001]


We'll also be showing the Redskins/Patriots game in HDTV Sunday, starting at 12:30.
[TAKE FS #1201]


If you'd like more details, call 344-7000 or go to our website at w-d-b-j-7 dot com.
(------------)



[Marketwatch]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]


In business news, Insurance companies tally the damage from Hurricane Isabel. Meanwhile, the storm hurts airline stocks.
Jean Lee has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Jean Lee/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:19]
[OUT Q=in New York.]

((> Stocks posted modest losses Friday as indexes paused at highs for the year > in the face of triple-witching. > The dow came off a 15- month high to finish down 14 points. For the week, > the industrials ROSE 1.8 percent. > The hi-tech nasdaq shed just 4 points on Friday, but for the week, it > jumped 2.7 percent-its best showing in FIVE weeks. > > Well, major insurers dodged a bullet with Hurricane Isabel. The weakened > storm has caused losses of about $500 million. Some say the damage > estimate IS expected to rise. But at this point, according to Risk > Management Solutions, the losses were well below several estimates , which > had put potential losses well into the Billions. > > Checking insurance STOCKS which COVER North Carolina and surrounding > regions: Travelers (TAP.A ) lost about 1-percent. It has a 3-percent > market share in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. > > Allstate has about a 12 percent share in those three states - it finished > Friday higher (ALL )while Progressive (PGR )which has about 4 percent of > the market, ended down 1-percent. > > FLIGHT operations in the path of the Hurricane got disrupted. Worries > about Isabel broke a five-week winning streak in airline stocks. > Both American and United Airlines' parent companies lost ground. > > Track all your stocks at our website, it's cbs.mw.com > I'm jl cbs mw in ny.))




(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]


[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq Casulaties]


More deadly violence in Iraq--
This morning an Iraqi police officer was killed by a suicide bomber.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq;]


The bomber detonated his car just outside the United Nations compound in Baghdad.
It's the same place where a car bomb last month killed more than 20 people.
Today's incident follows the deaths of three U-S troops over the weekend.
The ongoing violence has prompted President Bush to ask for outside help.
But he'll likely find that there's still resentment over the build-up to the war in Iraq.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=There's perhaps]

((JIM PAUL/GLOBAL POLICY FORUM: THERE'S PERHAPS A STRONG SENSE OUT THERE PERHAPS OF WELL, 'WE TOLD YOU SO...THAT WE SAID THIS WAS A BAD IDEA AND NOW LOOK. ))
[SUPER=01-Jim Paul/Global Policy Forum;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=and now look.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Despite that, President Bush will go before the United Nations tomorrow, asking it to authorize troops and financing in Iraq.
(------------)



[1181-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=03-27 TC-2:07:17]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]

A couple from Pennsylvania escaped serious injury after their vehicle overturned on Interstate 81.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; ]

State police say the driver was towing a U-Haul trailer behind her S-U-V when she lost control on the interstate. The accident happened near Arcadia around four thirty yesterday afternoon. Traffic was slowed for several miles as crews worked to clear the road of debris. State police say no one was seriously injured.
(------------)


[11Covits]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=03-41 TC-3:43]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Roanoke has earned a reputation for being high-tech friendly, and last night, it became one of the first in the Commonwealth to offer wireless broadband internet.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The service -- known as Wi Fi -- is centered around the Market Square with coverage available in a two block area in all directions.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 06:39:45]
[IN Q=WIFI WILL ALLOW ]

((WIFI WILL ALLOW PEOPLE HERE IN DOWNTOWN ROANOKE, PARTICULARLY IN THE MARKET AREA TO BE ABLE TO BRING THEIR LAPTOP AND OTHER WIRELESS DEVICES HAVE A LITTLE CARD THEY STICK IN THEIR LAPTOP AND BE ON THE INTERNET WHERE EVER THEY MIGHT BE.))
[SUPER=@goodlatte;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=WHERE EVER THEY MIGHT BE]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Leaders from 30 states and 20 countries were on hand to get an idea of how this wireless technology might be adapted to other communities. Governor Mark Warner says wireless internet will help bring businesses into downtown Roanoke. The Roanoke Higher Education Center built the network and Cisco Systems helped provide resources. The Wi Fi service is completely free of charge.
(------------)



[11Pride-Festival]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-38 TC-14:30]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Hundreds of people attended the 14th annual Pride in the Park Festival.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :16]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Impersonators and other performers kept the stage crowd entertained yesterday. More than a dozen vendors sold soaps, stained glass, jewelry and shirts. There was also political and health literature available for the crowd. "It's a Family Thing" was the theme for this year's event.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 29:40:09]
[IN Q=More and more gay]

((CHARLES RICHARDS/PRIDE FESTIVAL DIRECTOR: MORE AND MORE GAY AND LESBIAN PEOPLE ARE DECIDING TO HAVE FAMILIES AND THEY'RE ADOPTING OR HAVING CHILDREN OF THEIR OWN AND IT'S BECOME A LARGE PART OF OUR COMMUNITY AND WE NEEDED TO ADDRESS THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Charles Richards/Pride Festival Director;]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=to address that]
(------------)
[VO-NAT :07]

Richards says he hopes people realize that gays and lesbians are just like everyone else in the neighborhood.
(------------)



(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[bump-chyron]

[comm #3]



[11Norfolk-Damage]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-35 TC-41:05]
[GRAPHIC=Isabel]


The cleanup is just beginning in Tidewater, where tens of thousands of residents are still without electricity.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Norfolk]


Isabel knocked down trees and power lines throughout the city of Norfolk.
Many homes have been damaged by the storm, and many neighborhood streets remain blocked by debris.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Most of the trees]

((MOST OF THE TREES THAT FELL, OR A LOT OF THEM, ARE A HUNDRED YEARS OR MORE IN AGE. AND SOME OF THEM FELL ON CARS, HOUSES. IT'S JUST UNBELIEVABLE, TAKING SIDEWALKS WITH THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Marguerite Heely/Norfolk Resident;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=taking sidewalks with them.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


City employees, utility workers and private crews were out in force this weekend, but residents expecting a quick recovery may be disappointed.
It will take weeks, perhaps much longer, to make repairs and clear all of the debris from city streets.
(------------)



[Biz-Brief]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]


In business news, Palm Incorporated releases its earnings report. And, Blockbuster is looking to merge with Columbia House. Rachel Lee has more in today's business brief.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Rachel Lee/Reporting; :]
[RUNS=1:20]
[OUT Q=I'm Rachel Lee]




((STOCKS CLOSED DOWN ON FRIDAY BUT ENDED UP FOR THE WEEK OVERALL.


THE DOW WAS DOWN 14 POINTS ON THE DAY AND...
THE NASDAQ LOST THREE.


SHARES OF PALM INCORPORATED LOST MORE THAN SIX-PERCENT ON THE DAY AFTER THE COMPANY REPORTED FIRST QUARTER EARNINGS.
THE HANDHELD COMPUTER MAKER POSTED A LOSS OF 74-CENTS A SHARE.
THAT'S AN IMPROVEMENT FROM A LOSS OF ALMOST NINE-DOLLARS A YEAR AGO.
PALM SAYS THE ACQUISITION OF HANDSPRING INCORPORATED CONTRIBUTED TO ITS NET LOSS FOR THE PERIOD.


NIKE SAW A MORE THAN SEVEN-PERCENT JUMP IN ITS SHARE VALUE A DAY AFTER POSTING ITS FIRST QUARTER NUMBERS.
THE WORLD'S LARGEST MAKER OF ATHLETIC SHOES REPORTED EARNINGS OF 98 CENTS PER SHARE...THAT'S UP FROM A *LOSS* OF 18-CENTS PER SHARE A YEAR EARLIER.
THE COMPANY SAYS FAVORABLE EXCHANGE RATES PLAYED A PART IN ITS 261-MILLION-DOLLAR EARNINGS FOR THE QUARTER ENDING AUGUST 31ST.
NIKE BEAT ANALYSTS EXPECTATIONS BY TEN CENTS.


BLOCKBUSTER IS TALKING MERGER.
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL REPORTS THE MOVIE RENTAL GIANT IS IN THE EARLY STAGES OF TALKS WITH COLUMBIA HOUSE.
THE DEAL COULD RESULT IN STRONGER RETAIL SALES OF D-V-DS.
D-V-D PURCHASES MAKE UP 75-PERCENT OF ANNUAL SALES AT COLUMBIA HOUSE.


WITH THE BUSINESS BRIEF, I'M RACHEL LEE.))





[TAPE TOSS TO STOCKS] [STOCKS] [COMM]


[11Asthma-Walk]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-42 TC-2:10]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Walkers exercised to "Blow the Whistle on Asthma" in Roanoke County.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

The first annual 5-K event took place at Explore Park yesterday. The American Lung Association hoped to raise 7 to 10- thousand dollars. Many of the walkers either suffer from asthma or know someone who does.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:33:56:00]
[IN Q=There are over]

((MICHELLE LAROSE/ASTHMA WALK ORGANIZER: THERE ARE OVER 300,000 PEOPLE JUST IN VIRGINIA THAT IS AFFECTED WITH ASTHMA. SOMETHING LIKE 2.3 MILLION ARE ACTUALLY AFFECTED ACROSS THE WHOLE UNITED STATES WITH ASTHMA.))
[SUPER=01-Michelle LaRose/Asthma Walk Organizer;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=states with asthma]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

LaRose says asthma can become life threatening if patients don't get appropriate medications. Pharmaceutical companies were on site and folks got a chance to win a P. Buckley Moss print. All money raised will go towards asthma education and research.
(------------)



[Healthy-Living]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Healthy Living]


The Virginia Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation is launching a new project in Roanoke, and it needs your help.
(+++++++++)

[Take FS Healthy Living]
Joy Sutton has details in this week's Healthy Living.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=One in three adults]
[SUPER=@Joy1; :00]
[SUPER=01-Anne Jessie/Carilion Nurse; :16]
[SUPER=@File; 1:03]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;1:27]
[RUNS=2:16]
[OUT Q=this week's healthy living]
(++++++++)

[TAKE FS INFO BOARD]
The arthritis foundation will hold its town hall meeting on September 24th and 27th at Tanglewood Mall from 9 to 11 a-m. For more information you can call 1-800-456-4687.
(+++++++++)



(Kim tosses to break)


[COMM]

[PKG-Emmys]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A lot of laughter and a few tears marked the 55th annual Emmy Awards last night.
Kelly Cobiella(Co- bee- yay- uh) reports.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Hollywood, CA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kelly Cobiella/Reporting; :55]
[RUNS=1:27]
[OUT Q=Cobiella, for CBS News.]

(( THE ACADEMY FINALLY LOVES RAYMOND, TOO. AFTER FOUR YEARS OF NOMINATIONS, THE CBS SERIES CAPTURED THE BEST COMEDY HONOR.
(SOT)

"I wanna thank the young hot sexy cast. I wanna thank the very sexy staff and crew."

(TRACK)

THE FOURTH TIME WAS ALSO THE CHARM FOR DEBRA MESSING.. WHO WON FOR BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY, AFTER GOING HOME EMPTY HANDED THE PAST THREE YEARS.
(SOT)

"Oh My god, I never thought this was going to happen!"

(TRACK)

SOPRANOS STARS JAMES GANDOLFINI AND EDIE FALCO SWEPT THE TOP DRAMA ACTING AWARDS.. BUT THE HBO MOB SERIES LOST OUT TO NBC'S WEST WING FOR OUTSTANDING DRAMA.

(TRACK)

HUMOR RULED THE NIGHT, WITH SEVERAL COMEDIANS PLAYING HOST. BUT THE CEREMONY WAS BITTERSWEET.
(BRIDGE)

The laughter mixed with tears during an emotional tribute to John Ritter, who died suddenly of an undetected heart problem earlier this month."
(SOT)

Henry Winkler/Actor "My friend John ritter.. was a life force."
(TRACK)

ANOTHER GREAT PERFORMER.. BOB HOPE.. WAS REMEMBERED. AND A LIVING LEGEND WAS HONORED IN HIS NAME. BILL COSBY RECEIVING AN AWARD FOR A LIFETIME OF ACHIEVEMENT. IN HOLLYWOOD, I'M KELLY COBIELLA FOR CBS NEWS. ))

[11Carder]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-29 TC-1:50:25]
[GRAPHIC=Bill Carder]


Bill Carder says he has no regrets about his decision to leave the city of Roanoke.
But six months after he stepped down from city council to take a new job near South Boston, Carder is looking for his next assignment.
Joe Dashiell has the story.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Bill Carder left Roanoke with mixed emotions]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/March 10; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bill Carder; :31]
[SUPER=@Joe2; 1:01]
[RUNS=1:21]
[OUT Q=JD News 7 Roanoke]


((Bill Carder left Roanoke with mixed emotions...
[SOT]
[IN Q=This is the hardest decision]

((BILL CARDER: THIS IS THE HARDEST DECISION I'VE EVER HAD TO MAKE IN MY LIFE. ))
[RUNS= :04]
[OUT Q=I've ever had to make in my life.]


He stepped down from city council for a unique opportunity...a chance to manage Berry Hill Mansion, the national historic landmark and Marriott Conference Hotel located near South Boston.
When we visited Carder in late July, business was improving... but six weeks later, the facility abruptly closed when the owners of the property fell behind on payments and Marriott cancelled its management contract.
[SOT 17:42:28]
[IN Q=It was really an emotional week]

((IT WAS REALLY AN EMOTIONAL WEEK, AND THAT LAST DAY HAVING TO TELL THE ASSOCIATES THERE WAS NO MORE HOPE, WAS REALLY HARD.))
[RUNS= :07]
[OUT Q=was really hard.]


Carder recently returned to Roanoke for the Taste of the Blue Ridge Blues and Jazz Festival, an event he helped organize, but he says it's unlikely that a new job will bring him here permanently.
Still, he's not looking back.
[SOT 17:43:34]
[IN Q=I know that soon]

((I KNOW THAT SOON I'M GOING TO END UP IN A NICE PLACE. YOU KNOW LIFE THROWS YOU THESE KIND OF THINGS AND YOU JUST HAVE TO MOVE ON AND BE OPTIMISTIC ABOUT IT AND SAY HEY EVERYTHING IS GOING TO WORK OUT FOR THE BEST. YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT THE FUTURE BRINGS.))
[RUNS= :10]
[OUT Q=never know what the future brings.]


For Berry Hill Mansion, Carder says the future could bring a new ownership group if negotiations to take over the property bear fruit.
Meanwhile Carder still has a job with Marriott, and is now hoping for a temporary assignment somewhere in Virginia or the Carolinas... an assignment that would keep his family close to friends in the Roanoke Valley. Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))