[Open-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Susan]

[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


[roll cold out of the open]
[ENG#=2]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning -
and lobbyists in Richmond set a new record for spending.
(-------------)
[ANCHOR=SUSAN;]

A domestic dispute a Henry County man to the hospital. We'll have more on those stories in just a few minutes
[2-shot toss to Hello]

[11Henry-Wounding]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jbu]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


One person was sent to the hospital after a domestic dispute turned violent last night in Henry County. When deputies arrived at a home on Abby Lane they found 37-year-old James Joyce with a knife wound to the chest. Joyce was taken to Memorial Hospital for treatment. 44 year-old Florence Thomas was arrested and charged with malicious wounding in connection with the stabbing. She's held without bond at the Henry County Jail.

[6XGR-Lobbying]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=04-23 TC-46:31]
[GRAPHIC=Gen Assembly]
[ENG#=3]


The extended General Assembly session this year ended up setting more than one record.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/This Year;]

State officials say lobbyists spent a record 13-point-six million dollars in expenses this year, surpassing the previous record of 12-million dollars in 2001. Most of the money was spent for lobbyists' salaries, but there was also considerable *wining and dining* of legislators. A total of 946-people registered with the secretary of the commonwealth to lobby in Richmond.
(------------)


[Dem-Convention]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 04]
[ENG#=4]

The city of Boston is bracing itself... as an estimated 35-thousand people converge for the Democratic National Convention.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA]

Delegates from all over the country are arriving to be a part of the convention that begins tomorrow and finishes up on Thursday. Visitors will be welcomed with numerous security checkpoints, officers in camouflage and fighter planes flying overhead. Officials say the security plan to protect the city and its visitors has been in the works for more than a year. Senator John Kerry from Massachusetts will accept the Democratic nomination for president at the convention.
(------------)


[Convention]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=7.2-Campaign 04]


Our digital channel "7-too" will present both Democratic and Republican party conventions, gavel-to-gavel, with no interruptions and no anchor commentary.
(+++++++)

[TAKE 7-TOO FS EVENT523] Our presentation of the Democratic convention begins Monday at 4:00 p.m. on Digital Channel 7-too. Cox digital cable customers can see it on Channel 107.
(------------)



[GOP-Rentals]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 04]
[ENG#=1]

New Yorkers plan on putting out the welcome mats for G-O-P supporters and delegates arriving for the Republican National Convention, but it may come at a price...
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY]

Some apartment owners in the "Big Apple" will rent out their homes, so visiting Republicans have a "homey-place" to hang their hat during the convention. But, this kind of hospitality doesn't come cheap - prices for renting apartments during the convention have reached as high as four-thousand dollars! Real estate experts say they expect delegates and vendors to quickly jump at the opportunity to bypass hotel surroundings for many of the available apartments.
(------------)


[Williams-Retire]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=N7 Sports]
[ENG#=2]


In sports, after a five-year career, Miami Dolphin Ricky Williams is retiring from the N-F-L
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file]


The 27-year-old running back tells the Miami Herald he plans to file his retirement papers with the league either tomorrow or Tuesday.
Williams told Dolphins' coach Dave Wannstedt (wan-stead) tried to persuade him to reconsider when he told him of his decision Friday.
Miami opens training camp this week.
The Dolphins acquired Williams from New Orleans for two first-round draft picks in 2002 - he led the N-F-L in rushing that year.
(------------)




[1-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]
[eng#=3]


In the N-B-A, former coach Lowell "Cotton" Fitzsimmons has died of complications from lung cancer.
(-----------)

[vo-nat]
[super=@file]


Fitzsimmons 20 year coaching career began in 1970 - during which he led five teams - Phoenix, Atlanta, Buffalo, Kansas City and San Antonio.
He was ranked 10th in career victories and named NBA "Coach of the Year" twice.
More recently, Fitzsimmons was executive vice president of the Suns. He acted as a color commentator on Suns games and was well-respected in N-B-A circles.
Fitzsimmons was 72 years old. [WIPE TO MOTION]
(-----------------)

[GO TO SCORES]
[SUPER=#556;]
[SUPER=x5011;]
[SUPER=0093-j/Wilmington/6//Lynchburg/0//Hillcats Lose Game Two 3-2//Salem/1/j/Frederick/2//Final In 10 Innings/;]
[SUPER=x5012;]
[SUPER=0105-/Princeton/3/j/Pulaski/10////Bluefield/2/j/Danville/4//Bluefield Wins Game Two 8-3/;]
[SUPER=x5010;]
[SUPER=0091-/New York/10/j/Boston/11///j/Baltimore/4//Minnesota/2///;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0091-j/Toronto/4//Tampa Bay/2///j/Cleveland/10//Kansas City/2//Tribe Wins Game Two 4-3/;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0091-j/Oakland/6//Texas/2////Detroit/6/j/Chicago/7///;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0092-j/Pittsburgh/14//Cincinnati/4////Milwaukee/3/j/Houston/6///;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0092-j/Atlanta/5//New York/2///j/Montreal/6//Florida/2///;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0092-/Chicago/3/j/Philadelphia/4///j/San Francisco/5//St. Louis/3//Final In 10 Innings/;]
[RUNS=:35]
[OC=LAST SCORE]
(-------------)
[super=#555; reset]




[Tease#1]



[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[SS=None]

[BOTH MICS HOT]
[ENG#=V10]

Coming up - For some, there's nothing as good as homemade- even when it comes to wine. We'll see how to make blackberry wine in today's weekend diner.
[ANCHOR=Brent]

and
(----------------)

[MUSIC UNDER ON TAPE!!!!!!!!!!]
A bluegrass bonanza's taking over the Virginia Horse Center this week - we'll pick apart the details and listen to two bands tuning up for the benefit a little later

(-------------)

[Almanac Bump]
[Break #1]



[Health-Review]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=Health Review 4]
[GRAPHIC=Health Review]
[ENG#=1]

In health review,
Why nutrition is so important during pregnancy...
And one man's binge on McDonald's food turns into a documentary.
Plus -- a Virginia Tech professor is in the limelight for his role in improving a cancer-fighting drug.
(+++++++++)

[take health review fs]
Joy Sutton has details in today's Health Review.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Research scientist]
[SUPER=01-David Kingston/Virginia Tech Professor; :12]
[SUPER=04-"Supersize Me"; :52]
[SUPER=07-Steve Rittenhouse; 1:06]
[SUPER=07-Lissa Kelly; 1:16]
[SUPER=01-Heather Cox/Kroger Dietitian; 1:41]
[SUPER=@Joy2; 2:00]
[RUNS=2:16]
[OUT Q=that's health review, I'm Joy Sutton]


((
[TAPE#=504-05 1:21:11]


Research scientist Thota Ganesh (Toe-TUH GONE-ish) is making an improved version of the drug Taxol which is most commonly used to treat breast and ovarian cancer.
Professor David Kingston helped develop the new compound.
(///// SOT /////)
[IN Q=Taxol is a great drug it's been the best selling]

((TAXOL IS A GREAT DRUG IT'S BEEN THE BEST SELLING ANTI-CANCER DRUG IN HISTORY BUT IT'S NOT PERFECT. ONE OF THE MAJOR PROBLEM WITH IT IS THAT CANCER CELLS CAN DEVELOP RESISTANCE TO IT, THEN IT LOSSES IT'S EFFECTIVENESS. AND SO ONE OF THE THINGS EVERYBODY WANT TO DO IS FIND A NEW TYPE OF TAXOL ))
[RUNS= 19]
[OUT Q=it losses it's effectiveness]


The new version appears to be two to twenty time more effective than Taxol.
(///// SOT /////)
[IN Q=It is very well that this could be]

((IT IS VERY WELL THAT THIS COULD BE A POTENTIAL DRUG. WE HAVE NOT YET DONE ANIMAL TEST WITH IT. SO WE DON'T KNOW YET HOW WELL IT WORKS IN ANIMALS, THAT IS THE NEXT THING WE'RE GOING TO DO))
[RUNS= 08]
[OUT Q=we're going to do]


The new compound must still undergo animal testing and clinical trial before it becomes a new drug on the market. That could take up to five years or more.
[TAPE#=504-03 1:12:46]


Imagine eating only from McDonalds for 30 days. That's what Morgan Spurlock did and he made a documentary about called Supersize Me. The movie recently opened at the Grandin theater.
Some movie-goers say it changed they way the feel about eating fast food.
(///// SOT /////)
[IN Q=I occassional get a big mack]

((I OCCASIONALLY GET A BIG MAC ATTACK BUT I DON'T' SEE ONE OF THOSE COMING FOR A LONG TIME. I WANT TO EAT A PIECE OF FISH, FRUIT AND A VEGETABLE ))
[RUNS= 1]
[OUT Q=and a vegetable]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT9:09:10]
[IN Q=The numbers really]

((THE NUMBERS REALLY SURPRISE ME I'M DEFINITELY GOING TO STAY AWAY FROM FAST FOOD. I'M PRETTY GROSSED OUT RIGHT NOW ))


[RUNS= 08]
[OUT Q=out right now]


That's because in 30 days, Spurlock gained more than 24 pounds, increased his body fat by 7 percent, developed liver problems, and doubled his risk for heart failure.
[TAPE#=504-05 1:19:42]


Women who are pregnant should pay careful attention to nutrition.
(///// SOT /////)
[IN Q=The mother's nurtition]

((THE MOTHER'S NUTRITION AND THEIR EATING PLAN, THEIR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AFFECTS BABIES SIGNIFICANTLY THAT'S WHY WE REALLY WANT MOM OR MOMS TO BE TO FOCUS ON THEIR OWN HEALTHY HABITS))
[RUNS= 10]
[OUT Q=their own healthy habits]


Registered dietitian Heather Cox say three nutrients are particularly important for pregnant women.
Foliate or folic acid is found in greens and green beans and some fortified foods such as cereal.
Calcium is also essential, in fact women should have about four servings a day of dairy products.
Iron is also important. One of the best sources is lean red meat.
Cox says some women make the mistake of over eating. She says most only need three hundred extra calories a day.
That's health review, I'm Joy Sutton.
))
[susan toss to bump]
[Weekend-Diner]
[mini-open] ((Mini-Open))



[ANCHOR=Brent]
[NEWSCAST=Sat. AM]
[WRITER=bwa]
[TAPE#=WKND Diner #8]
[GRAPHIC=Diner FS WX mon]

Wine-making dates back thousands of years. And while most buy their vintage from the stores, some prefer to do it the old fashioned way. This week, Bruce Feldburg shares his age old recipe for Blackberry wine.
[ENG#=1]
(////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=animation]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=stop animation]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[ENG#2]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=My grandfather...]
[SUPER=01-Bruce Feldberg/Riverside Nursery Owner; :00]
[RUNS=2:58]
[OUT Q=...cool Fall night.]
(++++++++)
[ANCHOR=Brent]

[Take ADDRESS BOARD FS]
If you would like a copy of today's recipe, check out our web site at WDBJ-7-dot com and click on the Weekend Diner Icon. Or - you can send us a self-addressed, stamped envelope to... Weekend Diner Care Of WDBJ7.....P.O. Box 7 Roanoke....Virginia 24022-0007.
(++++++++++++)

[STRAIGHT TO BUMP]

[Bonanza]


[ANCHOR=Brent]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]
[ENG#=3]


State budget cuts have caused many organizations to be creative in raising funds to keep them up and running. The Virginia Horse Center in Lexington is no different. Lethia Hammond joins us this morning with more a musical fundraiser taking place this week.

[super=01-Lethia Hammond/Virginia Horse Center;]



(------------)

[vo-nat] [roll when talking specifically about horse center]
[super=04-November 28, 2003;]

[runs 25]
(-------------)
(++++++++++++)

[TAKE BONANZA BOARD FS] The Bluegrass Bonanza Benefit is Thursday at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington. The event kicks off with a barbecue at 5:30 and music follows at 7 with Nothin' Fancy and the Bluegrass brothers, both of which you're hearing today here on News 7 Sunday morning and then Ricky Scaggs and Kentucky Thunder takes the stage. Tickets are 18 dollars in advance and 20 at the door. Children twelve and under are free. [wipe to webaddress fs] You can find more information - including a map to the Virginia Horse Center - on our website. Just click on websites in the news.
(--------------------)
[anchor=brent]

Now here's the Bluegrass Brothers with taste of what's in store at the benefit.


[Bluegrass-Brothers]


[ANCHOR=Brent]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


[toss straight to music]

[music live]
[super=04-Bluegrass Brothers;]



(+++++++++)

[take bonanza board fs] [use board as bumpber w/ music under] [fade to break]

(----------------)



[1-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=morning sports]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=1]


In sports, The WDBJ-100 heats up the motor mile and depending on Dale Junior's health- Martin Truex, Junior's Busch series race yesterday may not be his only shot at a checkered flag this weekend.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=A very pleasant]
[RUNS=2:54]
[OUT Q=later this morning]



[straight to bump][2Open-Heads]


[ANCHOR=susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]

[roll cold out of the open]


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

Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning A Roanoke County crime spree has area residents on guard
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ENG#2]

and a local soldier now knows the true meaning of "home sweet home." We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
(-------------)


[2-shot toss to Hello]

[11County-Vandalism]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE=04-20 TC-1:30:27]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=3]

[****ANCHOR TAG****]
An apparent vandalism spree in Roanoke County has police and neighborhood watch groups on guard.
So far, 39 cars have been vandalized.
And as Jennifer Wishon tells us, in many of the cases, windows were shattered by what appears to be B-B's or pellets.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=When we came out]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :08]
[SUPER=01-Bettie Barnard/Vandalism Victim; :16]
[SUPER=01-Rick Crosier/Roanoke Co. Police Officer; :30]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1; :37]
[RUNS=1:32]
[OUT Q=JW, News 7, Roanoke County]



(((///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:11:37]
[IN Q=When we came]

((BETTIE BARNARD: WHEN WE CAME OUT SATURDAY MORNING TO GET THE PAPER THIS WHOLE GLASS WAS JUST SHATTERED.))
[RUNS= 04]
[OUT Q=was just shattered]

Bettie Barnard has lived in this Roanoke County neighborhood for 20- years and never expected she'd be victim of a crime.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:09:19]
[IN Q=We called the police]

((BETTIE BARNARD: WE CALLED THE POLICE AND THEY CAME AND LATER THAT DAY WE FOUND OUT THAT OTHERS IN THIS AREA, ON THIS STREET, HAD BEEN HIT AS WELL.))
[RUNS= 07]
[OUT Q=been hit as well]

Four others on their street alone. The Barnards were among the first to be hit in an apparent crime spree that's been going on for more than a week.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:00:03]
[IN Q=I think the first night we had]

((RICK CROSIER: I THINK THE FIRST NIGHT WE HAD SIX, OVER THE WEEKEND WE HAD A TOTAL OF 20 AND FROM THEN WE'VE HAD TWO OR THREE A NIGHT.))
[RUNS= 08]
[OUT Q=two or three a night]



(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:21:48]
[IN Q=Police are increasing]

((JENNIFER WISHON/JWISHON@WDBJ7.COM: POLICE ARE INCREASING PATROLS IN COUNTY NEIGHBORHOODS, BUT BECAUSE THE VANDALISM IS SO WIDESPREAD IT'S HARD FOR THEM TO KNOW WHERE TO CONCENTRATE THEIR EFFORTS.))
[RUNS= 09]
[OUT Q=concentrate their efforts]



(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:00:54]
[IN Q=That's what's so unusual]

((RICK CROSIER: THAT'S WHAT'S SO UNUSUAL ABOUT THIS. IT'S BEING SPREAD THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY. IT'S NOT ONE AREA - NOT NORTH COUNTY, NOT SOUTH COUNTY, BUT IT'S SPORADICALLY THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY SO THERE'S NO REAL PATTERN TO WHAT THEY'RE DOING.))
[RUNS= 13]
[OUT Q=what they're doing]

Police have now formed a task force to address the vandalism and plan to use other tactics they can't discuss.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:03:24]
[IN Q=I guarantee you people]

((RICK CROSIER: I GUARANTEE YOU PEOPLE SEE THINGS THAT GO ON. PEOPLE HEAR THINGS THAT GO ON AND I'M SURE IN THIS SITUATION SOMEONE KNOWS SOMETHING.))
[RUNS= 09]
[OUT Q=someone knows something]

Crosier says he's working closely with neighborhood watch groups and encourages all residents to keep a close eye on their property. Each count of vandalism is a misdemeanor that carries up to 12 months in jail and 25- hundred dollars in fines. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Roanoke County.))
(+++++++)

[TAKE CRIMELINE FS] If you have any information about who is causing the damage you're asked to call Crime line at 540-344-8500.
(+++++++)




[Australia-Reax]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=4]


13-Iraqi militants are reported dead after a raid by U-S and Iraqi forces. This comes on the heels of threats from an al-Qaida linked terrorist group. The group has threatened on an internet web site to turn Australia into ``pools of blood'' if it doesn't pull its troops out of Iraq. Italy and Poland have also been warned.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT@:20 of Australia Internet Threat Reax]
[IN Q=In the end...]

((AUSTRALIAN FOREIGN MINISTER ALEXANDER DOWNER: IN THE END, IF WE ALLOW THESE SORTS OF THREATS TO DETERMINE OUR FOREIGN POLICY THEN WHAT WE'LL DO IS EMPOWER THE TERRORISTS. THEN THE TERRORISTS WILL BECOME INCREASINGLY VIRULENT AND INCREASINGLY SUCCESSFUL. SO I THINK A VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR AUSTRALIA TO SEND OUT IN THE FACE OF THESE SORTS OF THREATS, IS THAT THESE SORTS OF THREATS WON'T CHANGE AUSTRALIAN FOREIGN POLICY.))
[SUPER=01-Alexander Downer/Australian Foreign Minister]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=.. Australian Foreign Policy.]
(+++++++)
[ANCHOR=SUSAN]
[GRAPHIC=none]

Downer says the decision by Spain and the Philippines to pull out of Iraq has only encouraged more threats. He says bowing to terrorists only ``empowers them.''

[11Soldier-Return]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-22 TC-1:09:54]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=1]


A soldier from Roanoke County got a taste of home after serving 18-months in Iraq.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Kathy Garrison's friends and family waited patiently for her plane to land in Roanoke yesterday afternoon. The 38-year-old enlisted in the Army nine-years ago and serves as a petroleum supply specialist. She's home on a 15-day leave before returning to Fort Polk, Louisiana. The Private First Class says she's grateful for all the support she's received from home.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:26:54]
[IN Q=I'm in the 4th]

((KATHY GARRISON: I'M IN THE 4TH SQUADRON, 2ND ACR AND WE DID NOT LOSE A SOLDIER AND I THINK THAT'S DUE TO THE PRAYERS BACK HOME. I'M JUST DOING MY JOB. THIS IS WHAT I SIGNED UP TO DO AND I'M GRATEFUL TO SERVE IN THE FINEST NATION - THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.))
[SUPER=01-Kathy Garrison/U. S. Army;]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=United States of America]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Garrison's mom, Alice, says it was tough while her daughter was working in Iraq, but says she's proud of her service.

So proud in fact, she prepared a feast complete with all the trimmings.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:15:39]
[IN Q=We have fried chicken]

((ALICE GARRISON: WE HAVE FRIED CHICKEN, BARBECUE CHICKEN, MEATBALLS, POTATO SALAD, RICE PUDDING, DEVILED EGGS, HOMEMADE CAKE AND DRINKS.))
[SUPER=01-Alice Garrison/Kathy's Mother;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=cake and drinks]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Kathy Garrison says her enlistment in the Army runs out in February, but she's already been offered a job at Fort Polk.
(------------)





[11Salem-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-31 TC-11:31]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]
[ENG#=2]


One area school system's request to start school early was denied, but now that's working out to its advantage.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


The city of Salem wanted to continue starting the school year before Labor Day.
It first needed an exemption from the General Assembly because Salem failed to have enough snow days in order to be eligible.
Lawmakers eventually denied the request after lobbying from the tourism industry.
But, administrators believe beginning later will actually work in their favor because of renovations at Andrew Lewis Middle School.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 8:29:27]
[IN Q=While we weren't]

((WAYNE TRIPP/SALEM'S SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: WHILE WE WEREN'T TOO HAPPY ABOUT IT AT THE TIME AS IT TURNS OUT MAYBE THAT'S A FORTUITOUS OCCURRENCE BECAUSE WE WILL BE ABLE TO HAVE A COUPLE EXTRA WEEKS TO GET READY. WE TYPICALLY HAVE STARTED SCHOOL THE LAST WEEK OF AUGUST AND THIS YEAR WE ARE STARTING ON SEPTEMBER 7TH.))
[SUPER=01-Wayne Tripp/Salem School Superintendent]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=starting on September 7th]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Tripp says the school system has no plans to ask for another exemption from the law anytime soon.
(------------)


[11Shared-Class]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=lfe]
[TAPE#=04-33 TC-4:08]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=3]


Two universities in the New River Valley will soon be sharing more than just location.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/File Tape]

In August, Virginia Tech and Radford University will share a Mandarin Chinese professor--an idea that started after both schools hired the same professor part-time. Students and professors may commute between schools or work through distance learning, but the students are not the only ones that benefit.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT: 39:30:16]
[IN Q=more importantly]

((DAVID FORD/VT VICE PROVOST FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS;MORE IMPORTANTLY THE PROFESSIONAL ADVANCEMENT OF THE INDIVIDUAL SO THAT THEY CAN ADVANCE IN THIER FIELD IN THE STANDPOINT OF RESEARCH, AND SCHOLARSHIP AS WELL AS TEACHING.))
[SUPER=01-David Ford/Va. Tech Vice-Provost for Academic Affairs]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=well as teaching]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Radford and Tech officials say they may collaborate in other areas such as education, criminal justice, and natural resources.
(------------)



[Tease#2]



[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[SS=None]

[BOTH MICS HOT]

[ENG#=V10]


Coming up, we'll strum along with another band playing a benefit later this week.
[ANCHOR=Brent]

and
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


It's a dance contest with no prizes, just prestige - and it takes a lot more than the luck of the Irish to win.
(-------------)

[lotto] [Break]

[Sun-Lottery]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]




[super=137-8 0 6/1 2 0 5/04 13 20 23 30/07 20 26 29 43 47;]
[super=#557;esc]



[Nothin'-Fancy]


[ANCHOR=Brent]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Earlier, we told you about a benefit coming up later this week at the Virginia Horse Center.
We also heard from the Bluegrass Brothers, who will be performing at the event.
Now, here's another group that will be there - Nothin' Fancy. [Brent toss straight to music]

[eng#=1]
(-----------------)

[vo-nat]
[super=04-Nothin' Fancy;]

[music on tape]

(+++++++++)

[take bonanza board fs] [use board as bumpber w/ music under] [fade to break] [runs 3:53 on tape]
(----------------)



[Sunday-Shapeup]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=SSU]
[GRAPHIC=Sunday Shapeup]
[ENG#=2]


A weighted bar is perfect for workouts on the go. See why
(++++++++++)

[take sunday shapeup board fs] in today's Sunday Shapeup.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=well for once]
[SUPER=01-Ashley Beamer/Roanoke Athletic Club; :06]
[RUNS=2:23]
[OUT Q=Stay with us]



[tape tosses to break][Irish-Dancers]


[ANCHOR=Susan]
[NEWSCAST=sun am]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=2]

More than a thousand people from around the world kicked up their heels for a toe-tapping good time this weekend.

(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Madison, WI]

It's part of Madison, Winsconsin's first annual Irish Dancing Contest. Dancers, judges and musicians from across the globe were on hand, as children of all ages dazzled the crowd yesterday.
The kids say they love performing and the thrill of competition. Parents from the Trinity Dance Academy organized the event. They said their first time out was so successful, they can't wait to do it all again next year.
(------------)

[2BIRTHDAYS!] 7/26/04
Monday:

[SUPER=130-322/Mark Wooldridge/Montvale]


Anniversary:
[SUPER=130-1st/Danny & Rhonda Goad/Cloverdale]



[SUPER=130-26/Andy Ryan/Glasgow]



[SUPER=130-88/Virginia Reynolds/New Castle]



[SUPER=130-5/Morgan Barber/Eagle Rock]


Anniversary:
[SUPER=130-1st/Luke & Rebecca Phillips/Wytheville]



[SUPER=130-75/Louise Jefferson/Dry Fork]



[SUPER=130-35/Tanya Pruitt/Union Hall]


No Pictures:

[SUPER=131-/Mary Knapp/Union Hall]



[SUPER=131-66/Mary Kidd/Rocky Mount]


[SUPER=131-/Dottie Hostetter/Buena Vista]