[Missing-Girl]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

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The search resumes in Patrick County this morning for a missing 14 year old girl. Brittany Bibee went missing from the Charity Community around 5:30 yesterday evening. She was last seen on route 40 headed west wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, and a yellow shirt.
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[Take FS Phone Number Board] If you have any information on Brittany's whereabouts, call the Patrick County sheriff's department at 276-694-3161.
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[11Tazewell-Robberies]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Two men face charges in connection with a pair of convenience store robberies. Authorities say a masked man robbed the Cargo Convenience Store in Tazewell shortly before eleven Saturday night.
A few minutes later, deputies say they pulled over a car that was driving erratically.
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[TAKE NEWBERRY FS] 23 year old Dwight David Newberry of Raven was driving the car. Deputies arrested Newberry, and found items connected with the robbery in the car. [TAKE BROWN FS] Deputies say 23-year-old Kevin Ray Brown fled the scene on foot, and was captured hours later after a search that included a bloodhound and a helicopter.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Police say both men confessed to robbing the store Saturday night, and the P-M Quick Mart in Pounding Mill last week.

Both have been charged with robbery and grand larceny. They're being held without bond.


[11First-Baptist]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=jwi]
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Thousands of residents across the Roanoke Valley worship at First Baptist Church each week. Yesterday, the congregation observed Palm Sunday in the shadow of a recent confession made by one of the church's retired pastors. Jennifer Wishon has more on how the news is bringing the congregation closer together.
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[SUPER=@File; :00]
[SUPER=01-Maxine Wiley/First Baptist Church Member; : 24 ]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :50 ]
[SUPER=@Jennifer2; 1:04 ]
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[OUT Q=JW, News 7, Roanoke]

((It's been two weeks since Charles Fuller released a video statement to church members admitting to an adulterous love affair for 15 years of his tenure at First Baptist Church. Fuller retired about five years ago, but remains an elder in the church. Reaction among the congregation has been mixed, but members who talked to News 7 on Sunday say the ordeal has made the congregation stronger.
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[SOT 17:30]
[IN Q=Pastor Fuller was a]

((MAXINE WILEY: PASTOR FULLER WAS A STRONG TEACHER AND WE LOVED HIM BECAUSE OF WHAT HE TAUGHT AND THE FACT THAT THIS HAS COME OUT JUST BLESSES US AS A CHURCH.))
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[OUT Q=us as a church]

For years, Fuller reached beyond his congregation with God's Minute - televised mini- sermons that aired on local television stations for decades. Wiley says it was Fuller who first introduced her to real teaching ministries 13- years ago and she's been attending First Baptist Church ever since.
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[SOT ]
[IN Q=We have benefitted so]

((MAXINE WILEY: WE HAVE BENEFITED SO MUCH FROM HIS MINISTRY AND WE'RE STRONGER FOR THAT BECAUSE YOU CANNOT LOOK OUT WITHOUT FIRST LOOKING IN))
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[OUT Q=first looking in]

As the Easter holiday approaches, church members say they'll stay united, learn from Fuller's mistakes and move on. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Roanoke.))


[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=kmc]
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A new outbreak of violence in Iraq, as the U-S works to meet its deadline to hand over power to the Iraqi people.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Basra, Iraq;]


Despite a call to end the protests, followers of a radical Shiite cleric took over the Governor's house in the southern city of Basra today.
Authorities say it's the worst unrest in Iraq since the fall of Saddam Hussein.
[SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq;]


In Baghdad, protestors attacked police stations and government buildings.
That assault triggered battles that killed seven U-S soldiers and wounded dozens more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=This will not be]

((LT. PAUL BREMER/U.S. ADMINISTRATOR FOR IRAQ: THIS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED BY THE COALITION, THIS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED BY THE IRAQI PEOPLE AND THIS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED BY IRAQI SECURITY FORCES. ))
[SUPER=01-Lt. Paul Bremer/U. S. Administrator for Iraq;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=by Iraqi security forces.]
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[VO-NAT]


Despite the violence, the Bush administration still plans to meet a June 30th deadline for transferring power to the Iraqi people.
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[Campaign-2004]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
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The Presidential candidates will be hard at it this week--
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


Today President Bush is unveiling a new jobs initiative.
During a speech in Charlottte, he's expected to outline plans to generate 300- million dollars for new job training under the workforce investment act of 19-98.
It would double the number of Americans who receive job-training help from the government.
For his part, Democratic candidate John Kerry is releasing a new report today, accusing Bush of quote "empty rhetoric," by claiming to be a fiscal conservative.
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[Box-Office]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kor]
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There's a new number one at the box office. ''Hellboy'' took in an estimated 23 and a half million dollars in its opening weekend.

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[Anchor=Kim]

[TAKE FS CHYRON]
[SUPER=77-''Hellboy''/23.5/''Walking Tall''/15.3/''Scooby Doo 2''/15.1/''Home on the Range''/14/''The Prince and Me''/1

0;] Finishing in the number-two slot was ''Walking Tall". Slipping to number-three was last weekend's top movie, the "Scooby-Doo 2 - Monsters Unleashed''. "Home on the Range" was fourth. Followed by the teen-age love story ''The Prince and Me.''


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[Marketwatch]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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In business news, Job growth was reported in March.
Alexis Christoforous has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
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[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
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[OUT Q=in New York, I'm AC.]

((> The economy's surprising addition of 308,000 jobs in March might make it > more expensive to own a home, > Job growth suggests a strengthening economy. But higher interest rates > often follow. > > The perception of higher interest rates prompted a sell-off in shares of > mortgage lenders, home builders and home improvement retailers. > > that better than expected jobs report gave investors a reason to buy > stocks. > > THE DOW CLIMBED 97 POINTS > > WHILE THE NASDAQ JUMPED 42. > > On the week, the Dow gained 2.5 percent, the Nasdaq surged nearly 5 > percent. > > SHARES OF TYCO INTERNATIONAL RALLIED NEARLY 2 PERCENT ON NEWS THAT THE > JUDGE IN THE TYCO CORRUPTION CASE DECLARED A MISTRIAL AFTER ONE JUROR - > WHO'S IDENTITY WAS REVEALED, WAS GIVEN A THREATENING LETTER. THE > PROSECUTION IS EXPECTED TO PRESS FOR A SPEEDY RETRIAL DATE. > > in the coming days look for reports on manfuacturing and inflaiton at the > wholesale level. > > FIND OUT MORE AT CBS.MW.COM IN NY I'M AC .))

(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [WOOD ROGERS SPONSOR BOARD 5185 ESSC] [COMM]


[Middle-East]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
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[ENG#=1]


In Israel, Passover begins tonight with the nation on alert.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jerusalem, Israel;]


Tensions have been running high there since Israel assassinated Hamas founder Ahmed Yassin last month.
The killing infuriated thousands of Palestinians, and Hamas leaders have vowed to retaliate. Meanwhile, Isaeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is not backing down on his threats against Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
In a new interview out today, Sharon again hinted that Arafat should be concerned about his safety.
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[Gilmore-Trial]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]

A federal jury in Abingdon will hear closing arguments today in the capital murder trial of a former Pocahontas mayor.
73-year-old Charles Wesley Gilmore is charged in the 1989 shooting deaths of his former associate, and the man's wife and teenage son. Prosecutors say Gilmore ordered two men to kill the family to stifle an investigation into his drug-smuggling operation. One of the men was sentenced to life in prison. The other is now on trial.

[11Roanoke-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
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Fire destroyed a Roanoke home yesterday.
It happened while the family was at church.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Firefighters responded to this home on Roy Drive just before Noon, after an off-duty fire fighter saw the flames and called 9-11. Part of the ceiling fell on three firefighters inside, but they were not injured. Crews had to run 800- feet of hose up a steep road to reach the house while battling the wind.
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[SOT 12:21:33]
[IN Q=Terrible conditions with]

((JEFF BECKNER: TERRIBLE CONDITIONS WITH THE WIND. THE INTERIOR CREWS DID A HECK OF A JOB CUTTING IT OFF FROM THE REST OF THE STRUCTURE AND THE REST OF THE ATTIC SECTION TO SAVE WHAT WE COULD. ))
[SUPER=01-Jeff Beckner/Roanoke Fire and EMS;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=what we could]
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[VO-NAT]

The fire started in an upstairs room. The damage is estimated at 67- thousand dollars. The cause of the blaze has not yet been determined.
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[11Film-Festival]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
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[ENG#=3]

Mickey Rooney made an appearance at the Blue Ridge Vision Film Festival.
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[VO-NAT]

The three day event featured Virginia film- makers and films made in the Commonwealth.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Saturday Night;]

Awards were presented at Saturday night's gala, which also gave those in attendance a chance to network. Lynchburg native Caroline Moore is a music singer- song writer. She wrote the musical score for a film called "Dark Harvest" and was in town to watch the premier.
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[SOT 7:04]
[IN Q=I have this theory]

((CAROLINE MOORE: I HAVE THIS THEORY THAT IF IT DOESN'T GIVE SOMEONE CHILL BUMPS THEN IT REALLY MIGHT NOT BE THE THEME THAT I WANT TO USE. I WANT IT TO HAVE THE MOST EMOTIONAL IMPACT POSSIBLE.))
[SUPER=01-Caroline Moore/Composed Score for "Dark Harvest";]
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[OUT Q=emotional impact possible]
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[VO-NAT]

Moore is working to promote her music with a manager in Nashville. She one day hopes to win an academy award for best musical score.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=none]

Film students were also given a chance to showcase their work at the festival. Moore advises anyone starting out to believe in themselves and follow their dreams.

[11Rooney-Memorial]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Mickey Rooney was given a special award at the National D-Day Memorial.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford;]

He was joined by friends, family and fans at the D- Day Memorial yesterday afternoon. Rooney served four years in the Army during World War Two. Yesterday, D- Day Veteran Bob Slaughter presented him with an award for his service and thanked him for serving the troops as an entertainer on the front lines. Rooney earned a bronze star for heroism- which he says is his most precious award. He encourages everyone to take pride in their country.
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[SOT 12:33:05]
[IN Q=I don't care whether]

((MICKEY ROONEY: I DON'T CARE WHETHER YOU'RE A DEMOCRAT OR A REPUBLICAN. REMEMBER THAT YOU'RE AN AMERICAN AND YOU'RE LUCKY AS HELL TO BE IN A GREAT COUNTRY.))
[SUPER=01-Mickey Rooney/Actor;]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=in a great country]
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[VO-NAT]

Rooney and his wife Jan attended Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg. After the service, while having lunch with Jerry Falwell, the two decided to renew their wedding vows. The couple has been married for 30- years.
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(Kim tosses to bump)

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[COMM][Healthy-Living]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=kor]
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A consumer group says that some of the vitamins, herbs and dietary pills you've been taking could cause severe health problems and even kill you.
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[Take FS Healthy Living]
Christy Feig has more on the report in today's Healthy Living.
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[SUPER=01-Charles Bell/Consumers Union; :14]
[SUPER=01-Annette Dickinson/Council for Responsible Nutrition; :27]
[SUPER=01-Christy Feig/Reporting; 1:18]
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[OUT Q=I'm Christy Feig]

(( --TRACK--
EVERY YEAR 150-MILLION AMERICANS BUY DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS FOR a variety of presumed HEALTH BENEFITS ... NOW THE ADVOCACY GROUP CONSUMERS UNION SAYS THERE ARE 12 SUPPLEMENTS THAT SHOULD NEVER BE TAKEN.
14:20:27 these are supplements that can cause severe kidney and liver damage, heart problems cancer and even death(:34)
THERE ARE ABOUT 30-THOUSAND SUPPLEMENTS ON THE MARKET AND THE INDUSTRY SAYS THE MAJORITY ARE SAFE.
12:23:15 many of the products that consumer reports article mentions are actually products which only a miniscule fraction of the industry makes and which are used only by very small numbers of consumers. (12)
UNLIKE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS ....DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS ARE REGULATED LIKE FOOD INSTEAD OF DRUGS... THEY CAN BE SOLD UNTIL THE FDA PROVEs THEY ARE DANGEROUS...
THE INDUSTRY SAYS THE NEW REPORT SHOWS THE FDA'S OVERSIGHT WORKS.
12:20:32 aristolochia, and comfrey, and chaparral are three products that are mentioned in the uh consumer reports list and fda has already instituted regulatory action and the industry has withdrawn those products from the market. (14:)

CONSUMERS UNION SAYS JUST BECAUSE THESE PRODUCTS ARE NATURAL... DOESN'T MEAN THEY'RE SAFE.
14:28:25 if you think about it there are many natural substances like arsenic and poisonious mushroom that are not safe (;07)
UNTIL MORE STUDIES HAVE BEEN DONE EXPERTS RECOMMEND BUYING FROM COMPANIES AND STORES YOU TRUST... READ THE WARNINGS ... AND ALWAYS TELL YOUR DOCTOR WHAT YOU'RE TAKING. IN WASHINGTON, I'M CHRISTY FEIG ))
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