[Iraq]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=Morni]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq]


Today while most of the U-S was sleeping, the Iraqi government was given sovereignty two days ahead of schedule.

The transfer took place during a low- key ceremony in Baghdad.
While Iraq may now be a sovereign nation, it's still a war zone.
The British Ministry of Defense says one of its soldiers was killed and two others were injured today in an explosion in southern Iraq.
Teri Okita is in Baghdad and joins us now with the latest.
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[ENG#=1 - backup]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq;]
[SUPER=01-Paul Bremer/U. S. Administrator in Iraq;]
[SUPER=01-Iyad Allawi/Interim Iraqi Prime Minister;]
[SUPER=01-Teri Okita/CBS News;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=back to you.]

((IRAQIS NOW CONTROL THEIR OWN COUNTRY.
THE U-S LED COALITION HANDED OVER SOVEREIGNTY TO THE NEW INTERIM IRAQI GOVERNMENT TWO DAYS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE.
THE TRANSFER OF POWER HAD BEEN SET FOR JUNE 30TH.. BUT AMID AN ESCALATING CAMPAIGN OF INSURGENT VIOLENCE.. IRAQIS TOOK THE WITH NO PRIOR HINT THAT IT WOULD HAPPEN.
DURING A CEREMONY IN THE HEAVILY GUARDED GREEN ZONE.. U-S ADMINISTRATOR PAUL BREMER HANDED THE LEGAL DOCUMENTS TRANSFERRING SOVEREIGNTY TO INTERIM PRIME MINISTER IYAD ALLAWI.

(L. Paul Bremer, Former U-S Administrator in Iraq)
BREMER SOT: TBA



(Iyad Allawi, Interim Iraqi Prime Minister)
ALLAWI SOT: TBA


ALLAWI HAD REQUESTED THE TRANSFER DATE BE MOVED UP. AS HIS GOVERNMENT PREPARED TO TAKE CONTROL THIS WEEK.. ATTACKS AGAINST U-S AND IRAQI FORCES INCREASED. MILITANTS ALSO STEPPED UP KIDNAPPINGS.
IN THE LATEST VIDEO AIRING ON AL-JAZEERA GUERILLAS IDENTIFIED THIS MAN AS A U-S MARINE AND VOWED TO BEHEAD HIM UNLESS THE MILITARY RELEASED ALL PRISONERS IN IRAQ. THE TAPE SHOWED AN IDENTIFICATION CARD WITH THE NAME WASSEF ALI HASSOUN. THE MILITARY SAID CORPORAL HASSOUN HAS BEEN MISSING SINCE LAST WEEK, BUT HAS NOT CONFIRMED THE KIDNAPPING. ))

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=rle/jwi]
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[ENG#=2]

Police have released the names of the mother and daughter killed in a traffic accident over the weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./Saturday;]

State Police say six-year-old Betty Marie Sirry (Surry) and her mother, 44- year- old Joyce Marie Sirry were killed after being hit by a car as they walked down Route 460 in Shawsville. State Police have charged the driver, 21-year-old Christopher M. Hight of Christiansburg with driving under the influence of drugs. Additional charges are pending a review by the Commonwealth's Attorney.
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[Vinton-Road]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=sba]
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If your traveling through Vinton today, you may want to find a new route. The town has announced -- weather permitting -- it will be performing some road work starting at 8:30 this morning.
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[TAKE "ROAD WORK" MAP FS] A lane will be closed as crews work on sewer and water lines near the new Cardinal Park Drive intersection less than a tenth of a mile near Temple Drive and Hardy Road. Officials say drivers should use caution and expect delays.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[ss=none]

Work is expected to be completed Tuesday evening.

[Marketwatch]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]
[ENG#=1]


In business news,
A federal district jury in Texas awarded Halliburton 24 Million dollars in damages in a patent infringement case after the close of trading on Friday. The case involved one of Smith International's three-cone drill bit product lines. Stan Case has more financial news making headlines.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Stan Case/Reporting; :]
[RUNS=1:15]
[OUT Q=I'm Stan Case.]

((BLUE CHIP STOCKS ENDED LOWER FOR THE DAY AND THE WEEK.
THE DOW LOST NEARLY 72-POINTS ON FRIDAY... BUT THE NASDAQ GAINED NINE.
THE ECONOMY DID NOT EXPAND NEARLY AS MUCH IN THE FIRST QUARTER AS PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT. GROWTH IN THE GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT -- THE BROADEST MEASURE OF THE ECONOMY-- WAS REVISED DOWNWARD TO THREE-POINT-NINE PERCENT. ANALYSTS HAD NOT EXPECTED A CHANGE IN THE PREVIOUS READING OF FOUR-POINT-FOUR PERCENT. THERE WAS ALSO A WARNING SIGNAL ABOUT INFLATION IN THE REPORT.
SALES OF EXISTING HOMES ROSE IN MAY, COMING IN WELL AHEAD OF ECONOMISTS' ESTIMATES. THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS REPORTS SALES GREW BY TWO-POINT-SIX PERCENT IN MAY TO AN ANNUAL RATE OF SIX-POINT-EIGHT MILLION UNITS. THE MEDIAN PRICE FOR AN EXISTING HOME LAST MONTH ROSE TO 183-THOUSAND DOLLARS, UP MORE THAN 10 PERCENT FROM A YEAR EARLIER.
LATE THURSDAY, NIKE REPORTED A QUARTERLY PROFIT OF 305-MILLION DOLLARS, UP 24-PERCENT FROM THE SAME PERIOD A YEAR AGO.
AND DISNEY EXECUTIVES SAY THE COMPANY IS PLANNING TO CUT BACK SPENDING ON MOVIES WHILE REMAINING A MAJOR PLAYER IN HOLLYWOOD. THE NEW PLAN INCLUDES MAKING FEWER LIVE-ACTION FILMS. THE COMPANY'S MOVIE LABELS INCLUDE DISNEY, TOUCHSTONE, HOLLYWOOD PICTURES AND MIRAMAX.
WITH THE BUSINESS BRIEF... I'M STAN CASE. ))


(tape tosses to stocks)

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


[11The-Village]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=myr]
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A daycare center in Roanoke is taking a unique approach to education.
It is focusing more more than just the A-B-C's. It's teaching care for the community and respect for culture.
Myranda Stevens explains.
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[IN Q=good bret]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Marian Ware/The Village Director; :12]
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[OUT Q=MS. N7 Roanoke.]

((((GOOD BRET, CAN WE CAN GET CAT UNDER THERE, AND THEN BAT.)) While school teachers work to make sure no child is left behind -- Marian Ware works to make sure her children are getting ahead.
[SOT 15:20:10]
[RUNS= 09]

((THROWING MONEY AT THE PROBLEM IS NOT NECESSARILY IT -- THAT IT'S GOING TO TAKE A COMMUNITY EFFORT FROM EVERYONE TO MAKE SURE THAT NO CHILD IS LEFT BEHIND.)) Which is why she started The Village learning center -- a daycare center where the rules are tough-- no television only computers -- and the work is even tougher. [NATS 59:18]
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((EHH EHH EHH LIKE ELEPHANT.))
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((SOME PEOPLE MAY CONSIDER B/C IT'S SO ACCELERATED,THAT IT MAY BE TOO HARD ON CHILDREN THIS AGE. BUT I DON'T THINK SO -- I THINK IF CHILDREN CAN GET SOME OF THOSE RAP SONGS, AND SOME OF THAT MUSIC THAT I DON'T UNDERSTAND, THEN IT'S EASY FOR THEM TO GET THE PHONICS AND THOSE SORTS OF THINGS.)) And the kids aren't just learning accelerated math and phonics. Each week, Ware gives them an accelerated lesson on black history.
[SOT 1636]
[RUNS= 10]

((AND I JUST BASICALLY WANT OUR CHILDREN TO FEEL A SENSE OF PRIDE, CAUSE WHEN YOU FEEL A SENSE OF PRIDE, THAT CAN ERADICATE A LOT OF THE RACISM AND THE PREJUDICES.)) [NATS 5935 ]
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((ALRIGHT WHO'S NEXT ME ME!!.)) And that leads to another important lesson -- community involvement. Hence the center's name -- the Village -- which comes from the African proverb that it takes a village to raise a child.
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((I THINK THAT A LOT OF PROBLEMS THAT OCCUR, SPECIFICALLY IN THE BLACK COMMUNITY HAVE TO DO WITH THE CHILDREN NOT FEELING LIKE THEY'RE APART OF THE COMMUNITY. SO WE TRY TO START THEM OUT YOUNG AND FEELING APART OF THE COMMUNITY AND BEING ABLE TO MAKE A CHANGE WHERE THEY SEE THAT THERE NEEDS TO BE CHANGE. Myranda Stephens, News 7, Roanoke))))


[ANCHOR=Kimber;y]
[SS=none]

The kids have partnered with a number of community organizations, including the Red Cross.
[toss to bump] ((Toss to Bump))

[Wildfires]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Brush Fire]
[ENG#=2]


Lightning triggered a wildfire that's quickly spreading across national forest land in Arizona.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tonto National Forest, AZ;]


Dry vegetation is helping to fuel the blaze, which more than doubled in size yesterday.
At least 12- thousand acres have burned so far.
Firefighters estimate the blaze is less than 10 percent contained.
About 300 firefighters are working on the fire.
Crews have set backfires to protect three ranches that are still several miles away from the flames.
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[11High-Street]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-15 TC-2:02:22]
[GRAPHIC=Floyd Davis]
[ENG#=4]


The Reverend Floyd Davis has been the pastor of High Street Baptist Church in Roanoke for four years.
And though the congregaton of his church voted to let him go last week, he hasn't stopped his ministry. As Jennifer Wishon reports, the reverend is now focusing his energies on a new ministry.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=MUSIC - Reverend Floyd]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Floyd Davis/Former High Street Baptist Pastor ; :28]
[SUPER=01-Sarah Gills/Parishioner; :50]
[SUPER=01-Lanvan Reid/High Street Baptist Church Member; 1:03]
[SUPER=@Jennifer2; 1:47]
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[OUT Q=JW, News 7, Roanoke]
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[SOT 18:57:57]

((I'M GONNA, I'M GONNA LET IT SHINE.))
[RUNS=05]

Reverend Floyd Davis tells his congregation that when it gets dark they better put their sunglasses on because things are about to get bright - he says he's living proof. ((BRING UP NATS AGAIN FOR 2 SECONDS)) Sunday Davis preached from the pulpit of Melrose 7th Day Adventist Church - That after the congregation of High Street Baptist Church voted to let him go five days earlier.
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[SOT 18:46:18]
[IN Q=I received word on Tuesday]

((REV. FLOYD DAVIS))
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[OUT Q=concentrating on what's happening]

About a hundred parishoners - many from High Street Baptist - followed Davis on Sunday - citing his devotion to teaching the truths of the Bible.
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[SOT 18:49:40]
[IN Q=It's how you're being]

((SARAH GILLS: IT'S HOW YOUR'RE BEING FED AND I'M BEING FED AND I HAVE TO GO WHERE I'M BEING FED.))
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[OUT Q=I'm being fed]

But remaining members at High Street Baptist say the church wasn't growing under Davis' leadership and see his departure as an opportunity for positive change.
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[SOT 2:09:13 HIGH STREET TAPE]
[IN Q=This church is not]

((LANVAN REID: THIS CHURCH IS NOT GOING TO BE SPLIT, NOT TO A DEGREE THAT WOULD TAKE THIS CHURCH DOWN AND WE'RE ALL SAD, CAUSE WE'VE TALKED, AND WE DIDN'T WANT THIS TO HAPPEN, BUT THE CHURCH WASN'T GROWING.))
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[SOT 18:46:40]
[IN Q=We wish High Street]

((REV. DAVIS: WE WISH HIGH STREET BAPTIST CHURCH WELL, WE PRAY FOR THEM - ANYTHING WE CAN DO FOR THEM WE'RE WILLING TO DO THAT, BUT WE JUST PRAISE GOD FOR WHAT HE'S DOING.))
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[OUT Q=what he's doing]

Davis says he's not angry about having to leave High Street Baptist - and although he's not sure we're he'll preach next Sunday - he's confident the right door will open for him to start the next chapter of his ministry.
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[SOT 18:46:40]
[IN Q=We've named this]

((REV. DAVIS: WE'VE NAMED THIS MINISTRY NOW GOD'S HOUSE MINISTRIES AND WE'RE JUST MOVING ON... JUST MOVING ON.))
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[OUT Q=Just moving on]

Davis says he's already received a number of offers and will spend the next few weeks finding a place for his new God's House Ministries to call home. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Roanoke.))


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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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A Campbell County church destroyed by a tornado more than two years ago has been re-born.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.;]

Lawyers Road Missionary Baptist dedicated its new church yesterday.
[SUPER=04-May 2002;]

After the tornado destroyed the building in May of 2002, the congregation was invited to join nearby Timberlake United Methodist Church.
[SUPER=04-October 2003;]

The two congregations then worked together to rebuild the demolished building.
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[SOT 19:28:22]
[IN Q=I don't think we can]

((JIM ADAMS: I DON'T THINK WE CAN SAY ANYMORE THAT THIS IS A METHODIST THING, BAPTIST, BLACK, WHITE - IT'S THE COMMUNITY AND I FEEL AS COMFORTABLE SITTING IN THAT SANCTUARY AS ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Adams/Contractor;]
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[OUT Q=in the world]
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[VO-NAT]

A sign outside recognizes the dozens of donors who made the building possible. The new church was constructed in ten months without a penny being spent on labor. It's valued at 600-thousand dollars, but was constructed for less than 100-thousand.
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[Crestor]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Medical News]
[ENG#=1]


A popular cholesterol lowering drug is under fire from some patients and consumer protection groups.
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[VO-NAT]

Consumer advocates are demanding the F-D-A pull it from the market because of its link in dozens of patients to life threatening muscle damage. But the stakes are high -- AstraZeneca reportedly spent a BILLION dollars to launch Crestor.
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[SOT :53]
[IN Q=DURING CLINICAL ]

((DURING CLINICAL TRIALS, THE RATE OF SEVERE MUSCLE DAMAGE WAS FOUR OUT OF 1000: EXTRAORDINARILY HIGH. ))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Sid Wolfe/Public Citizen;]
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[OUT Q=EXTRAORDINARILY HIGH]
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[VO-NAT]

The F-D-A eventually gave Crestor the green light for lower doses -- convinced it was high dosage causing the problem.
But there have been plenty of severe problems reported at some of the very lowest doses -- something AstraZeneca doesn't mention in warning letters. The maker says Crestor is as safe as any other statin, and the F-D-A says it is monitoring the situation.
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[6Lawyers-Church]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morning]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-13 TC 1:47:46]
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[eng#=4]


A congregation in Campbell County spent the weekend celebrating the fruits of its labor after it's church was destroyed by a tornado more than two years ago.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=Two and a half]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co./May 2002; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Carlton Johnson/Lawyers Road Missionary Baptist Church; : 08 QUICK ]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Larry Davies/Timberlake United Methodist Church; : 38 ]
[SUPER=01-Jim Adams/Contractor; :46]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1; 1:09]
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[OUT Q=JW, News 7, Campbell County]

((Two and a half years ago a tornado ripped through Lawyer's Road Missionary Baptist Church leaving nothing but the foundation.
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[SOT 19:38:57]
[IN Q=God's plan was]

((REV. JOHNSON: GOD'S PLAN WAS WRAPPED UP IN THAT TORNADO - IT CAME WITH A BLESSING.))
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[OUT Q=came with a blessing]

A blessing that joined two unlikely churches. After the tornado the nearby congregation of Timberlake United Methodist invited Lawyer's Missionary Baptist to worship in one of their sanctuarys that wasn't being used. Not long after that Timberlake United Methodist member and contractor Jim Adams came up with a plan to re- build the demolished church.
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[SOT 19:46:14]
[IN Q=For a while we]

((LARRY DAVIES: FOR A WHILE WE THOUGHT HE'D JUST LOST HIS MIND BECAUSE HE HAD TO GATHER ALL THESE PEOPLE TOGETHER, BUT ONCE THE MOMENTUM STARTED PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER THE COMMUNITY WERE PITCHING IN HELPING.))
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[OUT Q=food service people]


((NAT SOUND POP OF SAWING))

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[SOT 19:27:33]
[IN Q=In our second meeting]

((JIM ADAMS: IN OUR SECOND MEETING I SAID WE'VE GOT TO KEEP COSTS DOWN - WE CAN'T HAVE ANY STAINED GLASS WINDOWS - THE VERY NEXT DAY LYNCHBURG STAINED GLASS DONATED A BEAUTIFUL CENTERPIECE THAT HAD BEEN RESTORED.))
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[OUT Q=had been restored]

Donations poured in. Not a penny was spent on labor and every supply the church bought was purchased at a discount.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Because the church]

((JENNIFER WISHON/JWISHON@WDBJ7.COM: BECAUSE THE CHURCH RECEIVED SO MANY GENEROUS DONATIONS IT WAS ABLE TO COVER ITS WANTS AND START FOCUSING ON ITS NEEDS LIKE THIS NEW WALKWAY LEADING TO THE CEMETERY.))
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[OUT Q=to the cemetery]
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[SOT 19:28:22]
[IN Q=I don't think we can]

((JIM ADAMS: I DON'T THINK WE CAN SAY ANYMORE THAT THIS IS A METHODIST THING, BAPTIST, BLACK, WHITE - IT'S THE COMMUNITY AND I FEEL AS COMFORTABLE SITTING IN THAT SANCTUARY AS ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD.))
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[OUT Q=in the world]

For members of Timberlake United Methodist the completion of the new church is biter sweet.
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[SOT 19:47:16]
[IN Q=I told them]

((LARRY DAVIES: I TOLD THEM - YOU KNOW IF YOU DON'T MIND - ENJOY THIS THEN LOCK THE DOOR AND COME ON BACK.))
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[OUT Q=come on back]

Still Reverend Johnson says words can't describe the feeling he had when he preached from the pulpit for the first time. He called his sermon "A New Beginning."
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[SOT 19:42:33]
[IN Q=To God be all the]

((TO GOD BE ALL THE GLORY - YOU HAVEN'T SEEN NOTHING YET.))
[RUNS= 05]

Jennifer Wishon News 7, Campbell County.))
[ANCHOR=Kim]
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The new church is being insured at more than 600- thousand dollars, but was constructed for less than 100- thousand.

[Winner]


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