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[WRITER=jen]
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[ENG#=1]
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[VO-NAT]

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning,
A two people were killed when they were struck by a car on Route 460.
[ENG#=2]
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[VO-NAT]

And as the deadline for the handover in Iraq draws closer more violence erupts. we will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to Hello]

[11Monty-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=04-27 TC-10:40]
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[ENG#=3]


Two people were hit by a car as they were walking along the side of Route 460 near Shawsville.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]

The accident happened shortly after 5 o'clock last night. State Police say 21-year-old Christopher M. Hight of Christiansburg was driving westbound on 460 when he ran off the right shoulder of the road. The car struck the woman and her young daughter as they were walking in a right hand turning lane. The child was pronounced dead at the scene. Her mother was transported to Montgomery Regional Hospital where she died a short time later. Hight has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs. State Police say they will confer with the Commonwealth's Attorney before any additional charges will be filed.
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[11Bike-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=04-22 TC-37:11]
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[ENG#=4]


A boy is still recovering from injuries he suffered after being hit by a truck while he was riding his bike.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The 14 year old was riding his bike in the 18-hundred block of Riverdale Avenue in Southeast Roanoke when he was hit by the truck. He was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital, and is currently listed in serious condition. The driver of the truck was not injured. So far, *NO* charges have been filed, although the incident is still under investigation.
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[Iraq-Handover]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq]



[ENG#=1]


Political progress in Iraq is being marred by the latest outbreak of violence. Meanwhile, two foreign hostages in Iraq have been freed. The two truck drivers -- one from Turkey, the other from Egypt -- have been released and turned over to an Iraqi journalist today. Elizabeth Palmer has the latest from Iraq.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Arabic television...]
[SUPER=01-Iyad Allawi/Interim Iraqi Prime Minister; :15]
[SUPER=07-Gen. Mark Kimmitt; 1:12]
[SUPER=01-Dan Senior/Coalition Provisional Authority; 1:40]
[SUPER=01-Elizabeth Palmer/CBS News; 1:49]
[RUNS=2:00]
[OUT Q=std]



(( Arabic television showed video of the 3 turks, apparently kidnapped by militants loyal to Abu Musab Zarqawi...
The militants say Turkish companies have 72 hours to pull out of Iraq's reconstruction or they will cut off the hostages' heads.
Car bomb attacks around the country continued - also part of the brutal campaign to undermine Iraq's new government.
But in the cntral town of Baqubah - U.S. troops managed to intercept an explosive packed car.....
((BA-BOOM...SOLDIERS CHEERING))
In an exclusive interview with anchor man Dan Rather, Iraq's prime minister - who has been threatened with death by the insurgents - says it's time for special counter measures.
((DAN: WILL THIS BE MARTIAL LAW OR SOMETHING CLOSE MARTIAL LAW? INTERIM IRAQI PRIME MINISTER IYAD ALLAWI: IT WOULDN'T BE MARTIAL LAW IT. IT WOULD BE EMPOWERING THE GOVERNMENT TO TAKE ACTION AND MEASURES AGAINST CRIMINALS, APPREHEND THEM, QUESTION THEM , INVESTIGATE AND IMPOSE CURFEWS.))
The 135,000 American soldiers who are to remain in Iraq would back him up.
((GENERAL MARK KIMMITT : IT IS A COJOINED MISSION NOW. WE WOULD SEE THAT AS PART OF HOW WE COULD PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO THIS COUNTRY. ))
But the fragility of the mission was underlined today...when trouble erupted in an area stabilized by an uneasy truce. Militiamen loyal to the Shiite leader Muqtadr al Sadr fired on a U.S. convoy. Sending residents of the city of najaf diving for cover... the convoy had taken a wrong turn...violating the terms of a cease fire..
But for the innocent victims ...the fact that it was an accident doesn't matter.
((DAN SENIOR, COALITION PROVISIONAL AUTHORITY SPOKESMAN: SUCCESS IS NOT MEASURED BY OUR POPULARITY RATINGS WHEN WE DEPART ON JUNE 30TH SUCCESS IS MEASURED BY IRAQI SUPPORT FOR DEMOCRACY IN THIS COUNTRY. ))
((ON CAMERA: IN FACT, MOST IRAQIS ARE JUDGING THE COALITION'S SUCCESS BY A MORE PRACTICAL MEASURE......... SECURITY....
. AND THE CONCENSUS? --- IT'S BEEN A DISMAL FAILURE. EP CBS NEWS BAGHDAD))


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[ANCHOR=Susan]
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[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Body Found]


Authorities in Danville are looking into a suspicious death. Shortly after 2:30 yesterday afternoon, a resident discovered a man's body in an abandoned taxi on Twin Oaks Lane. Police say the body is badly decomposed. They are currently trying to determine his identity and how he died. The body has been sent to Roanoke for an autopsy. Anyone with information on the man's identity or the cause of his death is asked to call Danville Police.

[11Tate]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=04-13 TC-1:46:51]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]



[ENG#=2]



Bond has been set for a Danville man accused of murdering his girlfriend.
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[VO-NAT]

A Franklin County judge set the bond yesterday at 100-thousand dollars for 32-year-old Stanley Dion Tate.
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./May 24;]

Tate is charged with murdering his girlfriend, 28-year-old Charmane Davis of Danville. Davis was found shot to death last month inside Tate's home near Smith Mountain Lake. Investigators believe she caught him with another woman. Tate is currently held in Danville on drug charges.
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[11Water-Main]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-19 TC-54:46]
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A major water main BROKE yesterday afternoon around the Valley View Crossing Mall causing many businesses in that area to watch their lunch time profits go down the drain. Jennifer Wishon has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sheila Martin/O'Charley's Restaurant Manager; :22]
[SUPER=01-Mike Mills/Roanoke City Crew Leader; : 35]
[SUPER=01-Jim Peterson/Logan's Roadhouse General Manager; 1:04]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1; 1:28]
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[OUT Q=JW, News 7.]


((If the thought of something on the lunch menu at Logan's Roadhouse tickled your taste buds Saturday you were out of luck.
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[SOT 16:32:18]
[IN Q=I'm sorry we're closed]

((I'M SORRY WE'RE CLOSED TODAY. NO WATER. SORRY ABOUT THAT.))
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[OUT Q=sorry about that]

Area restaurant employees came in prepared for their busiest day of the week, but soon learned their day would be cut short.
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[SOT 16:27:18]
[IN Q=I come in at about]

((SHELIA MARTIN: I COME IN AT ABOUT TEN O'CLOCK THIS MORNING AND AS I COME THROUGH THE BACK PARKING LOT I NOTICED A GAPING HOLE.))
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[OUT Q=a water line break]

A hole caused by a break in this 12- inch pipe that supplies water to some eight fire hydrants and 30 businesses.
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[SOT 16:36:52]
[IN Q=I got the call about]

((MIKE MILLS/ROANOKE CITY CREW LEADER: I GOT THE CALL ABOUT TEN O'CLOCK, I WAS AT HOME, AND I RESPONDED OUT HERE AND NOTICED THAT THERE WAS WATER COMING OUT OF THE GROUND PRETTY RAPIDLY.))
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[OUT Q=ground pretty rapidly]



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[SOT 16:39:17]

((NAT SOUND OF SAW))
[RUNS =03]

A city crew quickly shut off the valve and businesses like Wal- Mart and Valley View Mall maintained service.
Meanwhile restaurants swallowed their losses.
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[SOT 16:27:54]
[IN Q=On a Saturday day]

((SHELIA MARTIN/O'CHARLEY'S MANAGER: ON A SATURDAY DAY WE DO APPROXIMATELY FOUR- THOUSAND TO FIVE- THOUSAND DOLLARS IN SALES.))
[RUNS= 04]
[OUT Q=dollars in sales]

Still, Martin and other managers took advantage of the lull and got to work.
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[SOT 16:30:35]
[IN Q=Little home improvement]

((JIM PETERSON: LITTLE HOME IMPROVEMENT INSIDE, YOU KNOW, AND GETTING SOME THINGS TAKEN CARE OF THAT EVERY DAY BUSINESS DOESN'T ALLOW US TO GET DONE. SO, BASICALLY, JUST TRYING TO TAKE CARE OF OUR PEOPLE TOO.))
[RUNS= 09]
[OUT Q=of our people too]

Businesses like PetSmart closed their rest rooms, but kept their doors open. The grooming stations were shut down, but the dogs didn't seem to mind. Meanwhile, the Valley View Grand took advice from the Fire Marshal and shut its doors around 3:30.
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[SOT]

((JENNIFER WISHON/JWISHON@WDBJ7.COM: WATER WAS RESTORED AROUND FOUR O'CLOCK AND ALL AFFECTED BUSINESSES RE- OPENED IN TIME FOR DINNER. JENNIFER WISHON, NEWS 7))
[OUT Q=Jennifer Wishon, News 7]))





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[WRITER=jen]
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Tennis will be played on the first Sunday of the Wimbledon tournament for the third-time in its 127 year history.
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[SUPER=03-Wimbledon, England;]

Both defending singles champions will be on Centre Court as top seed Roger Federer takes on Thomas Johansson. The women's match will follow as Serena Williams takes on Ma-gui Serna. Andy Roddick, Jennifer Capriati and Tim Henman are scheduled to play also.
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[Anchor=Susan]
[Graphic=None]

The U-S Olympic tennis teams were announced yesterday as well. Both the Williams sisters, Roddick, Capriati, and Martina Navratilova will be on the squads that will play in Athens this August. For a look at yesterday's scores - here are the boards. [WIPE TO MOTION]
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[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[SS=None]

[BOTH MICS HOT]

[ENG#=D1]


Coming up next in the newscast, we'll tell you about how some motorcyclists took a ride for a good cause.
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[VO-NAT]

And a new Miss Virginia was crowned last night, we'll talk with her later on in the newscast.
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[Break #1]



[11Wine-Fest]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jwi]
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[ENG#=1]



The 12th annual Roanoke Valley Wine Festival will be "un-corked" on the front lawn of the Hotel Roanoke today. Six local wineries will be sampling and selling their wines along with music and other vendors. Admission is 20- dollars, but organizers say it's money well spent.
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[SOT 17:08]
[IN Q=Every penny that we]

((CHRISTIANA CRANWELL/WINE FESTIVAL ORGANIZER: EVERY PENNY THAT WE MAKE TOMORROW IS GOING TOWARDS CENTER IN THE SQARE'S OPERATING FUND. AS YOU KNOW, WE'VE BEEN PRETTY HARD HIT JUST LIKE EVERYONE ELSE THIS YEAR AND BEEN SCAMBLING TO MAKE UP THE DIFFERENCE.))
[SUPER=01-Christiana Cranwell/Wine Festival Organizer;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=to make up the difference]
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[VO-NAT]

Hickory Hills Winery, located near Smith Mountain Lake, is one of the businesses participating in the festival. Wine-maker Roger Furrow says he hopes the festival will expose people to the number of quality wines produced in Virginia.
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[SOT 19:58]
[IN Q=What we'd like]

((ROGER: WHAT WE'D LIKE PEOPLE TO FIND OUT IS THAT THERE ARE A NUMBER OF PRIME GRAPE GROWING AND WINE MAKING REGIONS RIGHT IN THE ROANOKE AREA AND IT MAKES A WONDERFUL WAY TO SPEND A SATURDAY AFTERNOON - TOURING WINERIES.))
[SUPER=01-Roger Furrow/Hickory Hills Winery;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=afternoon touring wineries]
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[TAKE WDBJ webaddress] The festival runs today from noon until five. For more information you can log-on to our website at WDBJ7.com and click on "websites in the news."
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[Health-Review]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
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[WRITER=jsu]
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[ENG#=2]



In health review, a summer language clinic at Radford University helps children with communication disorders.
and, despite the rising HIV infection rates in Virginia -- fewer people in our area are getting tested for the disease.
Joy Sutton has those stories and more..
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Lauren Novak is one of several students]
[SUPER=01-Pat Rossi/Summer Language Clinic Director; :14]
[SUPER=01-Alison Owen/Radford Unversity Grad Student; :33]
[SUPER=01-Nancy McCrickard/Science Museum of Western Virginia; 1:02]
[SUPER=01-Patrick Rock/Camp Participant; 1:19]
[SUPER=01-Pam Meador/Council of Community Services; 1:40]
[SUPER=@Joy2; 1:55]
[RUNS=2:06]
[OUT Q=I'm Joy Sutton.]
[TAPE#=504-03 1:04:56]


((Lauren Novak is one of several students taking part in Radford University's summer language clinic. She suffers from hearing loss that led to communication problems. But with the help of hearing aid and therapy she is improving.
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[IN Q=Many children come and focus just on speech development]

((MANY CHILDREN COME AND FOCUS JUST ON SPEECH DEVELOPMENT OTHER CHILDREN NEED SIGN LANGUAGE OR WRITTEN COMMUNICATION TO FULLY EXPRESS THEIR THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS. SO WE TEACH THEM THAT AS WELL )) [RUNS16]
[OUT Q=teach them that as well]


Radford University graduate students actually do the majority of the therapy.
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[IN Q=Just watching children ]

((JUST WATCHING CHILDREN GO FROM ONE STAGE TO THE NEXT STAGE IT'S INCREDIBLE. IT'S TONS OF FUN. IT'S GIVEN US AN OUTLOOK ON WHAT IT'S GOING TO BE LIKE WHEN WE'RE DONE WITH SCHOOL)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=done with school]

Radford University is able to offer the clinic for free thanks to a money from the Scottish Rite.
[TAPE#=504-02 1:00:16]


In other health news, a new summer camp at the Science Museum of Western Virginia is giving some local kids a look at various health careers including dentistry.
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[SOT1:57:53]
[IN Q=This is a very unique opportunity]

((THIS VERY UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR CHILDREN IN GRADES 4 TO 7 TO HAVE THIS HANDS ON CAMP TO JUST DABBLE INTO SOME HEALTH CAREERS AND I THINK IF WE CAN GET CHILDREN EXCITED AT EARLY AGE WE MIGHT JUST RECRUIT SOME FUTURE HEALTH CARE WORKERS )) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=some future health careers workers]


This is the first time the Science Museum has offered the camp -- but plans to have it again next year.
The students really seem to like it.
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[SOT 1:53:58]
[IN Q=If I ever want to become a vet]

((IF I EVER WANT TO BECOME A VET USING THE DOGS MOUTH IS A GREAT EXPERIENCE AND IT MIGHT HELP ME LATER ON IN LIFE)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=later on in life]
[TAPE#=504-04 TC-1:14:12]


And finally, The Council of Community Services is doing all it can to get more Southwest Virginians tested for HIV. But the numbers are low particularly among gays and lesbians and African Americans at time when the infections rates are going up.
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[IN Q=There is an estimated]

((THERE IS AN ESTIMATED 22-THOUSAND PEOPLE LIVING IN WINGINA WITH HIV THAT DO NOT KNOW THEY ARE INFECTED. THAT'S A LOT OF PEOPLE. AND IT'S NOT SO MUCH THE HIGH RISK PEOPLE IT CAN BE SOMEONE AS COMMON AS YOURSELF)) [RUNS14]
[OUT Q=common as yourself]

That's why the Council of Community Services says you should know your status --even if you don't believe you are at high risk.
Because not getting tested until there are symptoms, could be a matter of life or death. That's health review I'm Joy Sutton.))
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[ANCHOR=Susan]

[Take HIV TESTING FS]
Free HIV testing will be offered on Monday at the Roanoke Health Department from 11 to 2pm. Testing is confidential and free lunch will be provided as well. For more information call 540-982-AIDS.

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[WRITER=jwi]
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[ENG#=1]




Hollins Firefighters "fine-tuned" their skills in Roanoke County yesterday.
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[SOT 16:20:24]
[IN Q=Structure fire, smoke]

((DISPATCHER: STRUCTURE FIRE, SMOKE IN THE RESIDENCE, COMPANY FIVE, LADDER FIVE, RESCUE FIVE. 7401 BARRENS ROAD.))
[RUNS=05]
[OUT Q=7401 Barrens Road]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

Crews practiced using fire and ladder trucks on a simulated fire at the station. Since firefighters may only use some of their skills once a year -- training ensures they're always prepared.
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[SOT 16:17:43]
[IN Q=Today there's a lot]

((A. C. HOLLINS JR./HOLLINS FIRE CHIEF: TODAY THERE'S A LOT OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS OUT THERE AND EVEN NORMAL CONSTRUCTION, SUCH AS A RESIDENTIAL BUILDING, THERE'S SO MANY COMPOSITE MATERIALS - PLASTICS AND PVC PLASTIC WATER LINES THAT ONCE THEY CATCH ON FIRE THEY OMIT TOXIC FUELS AND SO ONE NEEDS TO UNDERSTAND WHAT THEY'RE GETTING INTO BEFORE THEY RUSH IN.))
[SUPER=01-A. C. Hollins, Jr./Hollins Fire Chief;]
[RUNS=22]
[OUT Q=before they rush in]
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[VO-NAT]

Hollins Firefighters respond to about one-thousand calls a year, while the Rescue Sqad responds to about four-thousand
-- making them one of the busiest departments in Western Virginia. Hollins says that's mainly because of the large number of nursing homes in the area and the stretch of Interstate-81 that runs through the county.
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[TAKE HOLLINS PHONE FS] If you're interested in volunteering you can call 540-561-8026.
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[WRITER=jwi]
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[ENG#=2]



A ride through Southwest Virginia helped raise money for a debilitating disease yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The Star City Chapter of Southern Cruisers held its 6th annual Poker Run to raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Southern Cruisers started supporting the MS- society six-years ago when one of its members was affected by the disease.
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[SOT 1:18:44]
[IN Q=Multiple Sclerosis is a]

((NANCY SIMMONS/MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY SPECIAL EVENTS DIRECTOR: MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS IS A CHRONIC DISEASE OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. IT USUALLY AFFECTS PEOPLE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 20 50 AND MORE WOMEN USUALLY HAVE MS THAN MEN AND THERE'S ABOUT 400,000 AMERICANS LIVING WITH THE DISEASE.))
[SUPER=01-Nancy Simmons/Multiple Sclerosis Society;]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=with the disease]
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[VO-NAT]

More than 23-hundred people living in the Blue Ridge area have the disease. 60- percent of the money raised yesterday will help fund local educational and support programs. The other 40- percent will go towards finding the cause and cure for the disease.
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[2Open-Heads]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
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[roll cold out of the open]

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[ENG#=1]
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning, The violence continues in Iraq as explosions in Hillah tears through a former Sadam mosque.
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[ANCHOR=Susan]

And A man was airlifted to the hospital after wrecking his motorcycle in Franklin County. We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
[2-shot toss to hello]

[Franklin-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun.-Mornin]
[WRITER=jbu]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]



An accident on Route 122 in Franklin County yesterday left a man hospitalized.
The man was injured when his motorcycle crashed.
State police say the driver was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital, there is no word on his condition.
No further details have been released.
No charges have been filed at this time. The accident is still under investigation.

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[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A Marine from Bluefield, West Virginia was killed this week in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced 21-year-old Lance Corporal Juston T. Thacker was killed near Bari Khout (bar-EE KOOT) when his unit came under fire. He was stationed in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

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[ENG#=1]


New figures from an explosion that rocked the center of the predominantly Shite Muslim city of Hillah, just South of Baghdad...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hillah, Iraq;]

An U-S military spokesperson says 23 are dead and 58 were wounded. Information is still coming in, but at this point authorities believe the blasts near the former Saddam Hussein mosque may have been from a pair of car bombs. Elsewhere, an explosion rocked central Baghdad today near the U-S-controlled Green Zone. Recent attacks appear to be aimed at undermining the handover of soverignty this week.
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[Bush-Turkey]


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[WRITER=tco]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=George Bush]




President Bush has begun a day of talks with Turkish leaders ahead of tomorrow's NATO summit. In a meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Recep (REH'-jehp) Erdogan (UR'-doh-wahn) Bush said they are discussing how to strengthen NATO and what he calls "the neighborhood". Bush also praised Turkey as an example of how a Muslim country can also embrace "democracy and the rule of law and freedom." Bush will arrive in Istanbal later today to discuss how NATO will help train Iraqi security forces.


[6-StormChasers]


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[WRITER=bwa]
[TAPE#=5 Feature #2 20:27]
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[eng#=4]


This week Brent Watts profiled a group of high school meteorology students from the New River Valley as they took a 14-day tornado chase trip out west. On his last installment of storm chasers, we see how the final day of the trip turned to be one the group will most likely never forget.
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[IN Q=NATS...]
[SUPER=03-Nebraska/May 22; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dave Carroll/Storm Chase Leader; :28]
[SUPER=01-Josh Price/Pulaski Co. High School Storm Chaser; 1:35]
[SUPER=@brent1; 2:13]
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[ANCHOR=Susan]
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[WRITER=jen]
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[ENG#=D2]


Coming up next in the newscast, we'll talk more with Miss Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]

And show you how to get rid of all the stress you can get during the week.
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[Lottery]
[Break #5]



[Sunday-Shapeup]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=SSU 50:00]
[GRAPHIC=Sunday Shapeup]



[ENG#=2]



Stress can creep up quickly and before you know it, your body is paying the price. We have tips on loosening up a little
(++++++++++)

[take sunday shapeup board fs] in today's Sunday Shapeup.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Well, it's all about]
[SUPER=01-Callie McMahon/Botetourt Athletic Club; :11]
[RUNS=2:06]
[OUT Q=Stay with us]

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