[11Guard-Troops]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-37 TC03:24]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 Mornin']
[ENG#=1]


165 soldiers from Rocky Mount and Martinsville have been called to active duty. They'll enter federal service on October 23rd.
The troops are part of the 11-73rd Transportation Company and are being ordered to active duty for at least 18 months.
No word yet on their final destination.
(-------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./April 17]


50 members of the company just got home in April. They had spent a year hauling supplies around Iraq.
It's unclear if those same soldiers are being called on again.
(-------------)



[Iraq]


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


An oil official says militants have attacked several pipelines in southern Iraq-- about 20 miles from the city of Basra.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kufa, Iraq;]


Also today, a mortar attack has hit the main mosque in the city of Kufa, as thousands of Iraqis gathered for a peace march to Najaf.
At least 27 are dead and more than 60 wounded.
[SUPER=03-Sadr City, Iraq;]


Such attacks are typical obstacles for American forces in Sadr City, as they battle those loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. They say the enemy sometimes uses crowds on the streets as cover.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=They're basically]

((SPEC. MICHAEL KAMM/1ST CAVALRY, COBRA COMPANY: THEY RE BASICALLY USING THE HUMANS AS SHIELDS (EDIT)17:57 SOMETIMES YOU DON'T HAVE A CHOICE THERE'S JUST TOO MANY OF THEM IN THE AREA AND YOU END UP TAKING SOME SHOTS THAT WE NORMALLY WOULDN'T WANT TO TAKE. ))
[SUPER=01-Spec. Michael Kamm/1st Cavalry, Cobra Company;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=normally wouldn't want to take.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Officials say it's still not clear who launched this latest attack.
(------------)



[Russia-Plane]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=3]


Russian investigators are examining the flight data recorders from two almost simultaneous plane crashes.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tula, Russia;]


The planes took off from the same Moscow Airport, then crashed within minutes of each other.
All 89 people on board were killed.
Officials have launched criminal proceedings to determine whether it was terrorists brought down the planes.
They say so far, they've not found evidence of terrorism in the wreckage.
(------------)


[Campaign-2004]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2004]
[ENG#=4]


President Bush returns to the campaign trail today, just ahead of next week's Republican National Convention.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


Bush will hold several rallies in the battleground state of New Mexico.
The debate over Democratic opponent John Kerry's Vietnam record has led to the resignation of a Bush campaign legal advisor Benjamin Ginsberg-- who also gave advice to the veterans group running negative T-V ads against Kerry.
But Ginsberg says he didn't resign because of any wrongdoing.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=There was no coordination]

((BENJAMIN GINSBERG/FORMER BUSH CAMPAIGN LEGAL ADVISOR: THERE WAS NO COORDINATION BETWEEN THE TWO, LAWYERS ARE PERMITTED BY THE LAW TO PROVIDE LEGAL SERVICES FOR BOTH. THAT'S WHAT I DID, WE COMPLIED , THIS IS THE PRODUCT OF FRANKLY THE DESPERATION OF THE KERRY CAMPAIGN.))
[SUPER=01-Benjamin Ginsberg/Former Bush Campaign Legal Advisor;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=of the Kerry campaign.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
Meanwhile, John Kerry will spend the day campaigning in Minnesota.
(------------)



[11Nader-ballot]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=04-28 TC1:15:46]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2004]
[ENG#=1]


Democrats are insisting that voter registrars across Virginia scrutinize signatures on petitions Ralph Nader's campaign submitted last week.
The State Democratic Chairman says that some signatures on Nader's petitions might not be legitimate.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


This week Jerry Kilgore's office overturned a decision that kept the independent candidate's name off the state ballot.
Democrats say the reversal is part of a nationwide effort by Republicans to assist Nader's campaign to the detriment of Senator John Kerry's.
Kilgore's office says it was simply following the policies adopted by the state board of elections.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 14:47:02]
[IN Q=I THINK THE QUESTION ABOUT]

((TIM MURTAGH/ATTORNEY GENERAL'S SPOKESMAN: I THINK THE QUESTION ABOUT POLITICAL INTENT AND POLITICAL SHENANIGANS SHOULD BETTER BE PUT TO THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE IN FACT ENGAGED IN AN OBVIOUS EFFORT TO KEEP SOMEONE OFF THE BALLOT BY USING POLICY THAT DOESN'T EXIST.))
[SUPER=01-Tim Murtagh/Attorney General's Spokesman]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=BY USING POLICY THAT DOESN'T EXIST.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Nader's petitions have now been accepted by the state and are being reviewed.
But it will be another nine days before the consumer activist finds out IF his name will be on November's ballot.

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



[6-Golf-Course]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-33 TC14:22]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]


Plans to build a golf course in Roanoke County are unexpectedly on hold.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Tuesday Night]


Tuesday night, the Board of Supervisors rezoned the land and granted a special use permit for the golf course.
Because of a procedural flaw, however, the Board will have to vote again September 14th.
A county spokesperson says there was a document that needed to be signed before the vote was taken and that did not happen.
The course is set to be built on Pitzer Road in the Mount Pleasant Community.
(------------)



[Marketwatch]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]
[ENG#=1]


In business news, Starbucks posted gains, but not as much as Wall Street was expecting. And, Boeing stock hit a 52 week high yesterday.
Alexis Christoforous has those stories and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:29]
[OUT Q=in New York, I'm AC.]

((WALL STREET CHEERED NEWS THAT OIL FELL BELOW 44 DOLLARS A BARREL WEDNESDAY FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NEARLY 3 WEEKS. GASOLINE FUTURES PRICES FELL AS MUCH AS 6 PERCENT ON NEWS THAT GASOLINE INVENTORIES WERE UNCHANGED FROM LAST WEEK.
THE DOW SHOT UP 83 POINTS IN LIGHT SUMMER TRADING... THE NASDAQ CLIMBED NEARLY 24.
SOMETIMES GOOD JUST ISN'T GOOD ENOUGH FOR WALL STREET.. CASE IN POINT.. STARBUCKS - THE COFFEE RETAIL CHAIN SAID AUGUST SALES ROSE 8 PERCENT... BUT WALL STREET WAS EXPECTING A DOUBLE DIGIT RISE IN SALES.. IN FEBRUARY, STARBUCKS WARNED WALL STREET THAT SALES WOULD NOT BE AS STRONG IN THE COMING MONTHS... BUT NONETHELESS, SHARES OF STARBUCKS WERE HIT IN AFTER HOURS TRADING.
AND A BIG WIN FOR BOEING - the stock hit a 52 week high after Singapore Airlines agreed to buy 18 of the airline maker's new 777-300ER planes. The order is worth roughly 4 billion dollars.
DEFENSE STOCKS Northrop Grumman AND BAE Systems were tapped by the Bush administration to develop a system to protect U.S. commercial aircraft from shoulder-fired missiles, a potential multibillion-dollar market. Each received a roughly $45-million contract to develop and test a prototype in the next 18 months.
find out more at cbs.mw.com in ny I'm Alexis Christoforous.))

(tape tosses to stocks)

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


[11Bocanegra]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-23 TC1:22:36]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


The former supervisor of Roanoke's school resource officers says he was punished for doing his job.
Yesterday, Sergeant Manuel Bocanegra (Manual BO-cuh-NAY-gruh) argued that an unfavorable evaluation was biased and inconsistent with department policies.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Bocanegra received excellent evaluations the past two years, and HIS supervisor described him as very capable and accomplished.
But yesterday in Roanoke Circuit Court, Lieutenant David Clayton testified that he gave Bocanegra a lower score this year, after top police officials raised concerns about Bocanegra's performance.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:14:07]
[IN Q=I love being a police officer]

((MANUEL BOCANEGRA/ROANOKE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT; I LOVE BEING A POLICE OFFICER AND I GUESS THE THING THAT BOTHERS ME, IS THAT I WAS DOING MY JOB AS A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER THAT I WAS PROVIDING INFORMATION TO THE PUBLIC AND THE SCHOOLS.))
[SUPER=01-Manuel Bocanegra/Roanoke City Police Department]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=information to the public and the schools.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Bocanegra says he is being punished for raising questions about the under-reporting of crime and violence by the school system. He was recently reassigned within the department.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The city maintains that Bocanegra's grievance is based on opinion and unsupported conclusions. More arguments are scheduled in October.

[11Underage-Drinking]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=04-26 TC1:33:00]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]

The party is over for a Vinton woman, who police say provided alcoholic beverages for underage teens.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

39-year-old Tammy Sue Hicks faces six-counts of contributing to the delinquency of minors and one-charge of providing alcohol to someone under the age of 21.
[SUPER=03-Vinton]

According to police, Hicks bought alcohol for the eight teenagers and hosted a party Saturday night at her home on Claiborne Avenue.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT@9:21:32.03]
[IN Q=We want to send a message...]

((CRAIG HARRIS/VINTON POLICE DEPARTMENT: WE WANT TO SEND A MESSAGE, IT'S REAL SIMPLE, IF YOU'RE UNDER 21, YOU CAN'T BE DRINKING. YOU CERTAINLY CAN'T BE DRIVING ON OUR ROADS BECAUSE OUR PARENTS, OUR DAUGHTERS, OUR SONS, OUR FRIENDS, OUR FELLOW POLICE OFFICERS AND OUR TEACHERS ARE ON THE SAME ROADS AND ALL IT TAKES IS CROSSING THE CENTER LINE AND HITTING THEM. ALL OF SUDDEN EVERYBODY'S WORLD IS SHATTERED.))
[SUPER=01-Craig Harris/Vinton Police Department]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=... world is shattered.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Harris says this isn't the first time they've had complaints or sent officers to Hicks' home.
(------------)



[11Pulaski-Improvements]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-25 TC 1:27:35]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=3]

Three New River Valley towns are getting millions to fix up their downtowns.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski;]

Glen Lyn, Pearisburg and Pulaski are receiving money from the Department of Housing and Community Development. Pulaski has the largest rehabilitation project. Two and a half million dollars will add wireless Internet, a fresh coat of paint, new lighting, trees, and walkways near Peak Creek. Upper level apartments will also be renovated and brought up to code. Officials say the improvements will make the downtown's busier, increase jobs and overall economic development.
(------------)


[11Work-Camp]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=04-21 TC 1:52:52]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=4]


Hundreds of teenagers from around the country will spend 400 dollars to give up a week of their summer vacation next year ... all to help needy people in central Virginia.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


It's all part of the Group Workcamps program, which helps rehabilitate the homes of elderly, disabled and low-income people.
The teens will arrive in Lynchburg the week of July 10th.
Organizers are now looking for 70 homes for the volunteers to work on.
It's the first time Group Workcamps has come to central Virginia.
(------------)
(Kim tosses to bump)

[BUMP]

[COMM][Biz-Brief]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]
[ENG#=2]


In business news, Oil prices drop again. And, Boeing wins a bid to build planes for Singapore Airlines. Stan Case has more in today's business brief.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Stan Case/Reporting; :]
[RUNS=1:15]
[OUT Q=I'm Stan Case.]

((STOCKS SURGED, RALLYING ACROSS THE BOARD.


THE DOW INDUSTRIALS ROSE 83 -POINTS.
WHILE THE NASDAQ GAINED 23.


THE PRICE OF OIL DROPPED BELOW 44-DOLLARS A BARREL AFTER A GOVERNMENT REPORT SHOWED SUMMER DRIVING DEMAND FAILED TO MEET EXPECTATIONS.
U-S LIGHT CRUDE FOR OCTOBER DELIVERY TUMBLED A-DOLLAR-74, SETTLING AT 43-DOLLARS-AND-47 CENTS A BARREL. IT'S THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE SESSION OIL PRICES HAVE DECLINED, AFTER SETTING RECORD HIGHS LAST WEEK.


BOEING WON A BID FOR A SINGAPORE AIRLINES ORDER WORTH ABOUT SEVEN-POINT-35 BILLION DOLLARS.
SINGAPORE AIRLINES WILL BUY UP TO 31 LONG-RANGE 7-77-300-E-R PLANES FROM BOEING.
SHARES OF BOEING ROSE ON THE NEWS TO THEIR HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE BEFORE THE SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2001 TERRORIST ATTACKS.
SHARES CLOSED UP THREE-PERCENT AT 52-DOLLARS-AND-50-CENTS.


THE GOVERNMENT REPORTS SALES OF NEW HOMES DROPPED SIX-POINT-FOUR PERCENT IN JULY, TO A RATE OF ONE-POINT-ONE-THREE MILLION UNITS.
THE DROP, ATTRIBUTED TO HIGHER MORTGAGE RATES, IS MORE THAN WALL STREET EXPECTED.


ANOTHER REPORT SHOWED ORDERS FOR DURABLE GOODS -- ITEMS MEANT TO LAST AT LEAST THREE YEARS -- ROSE A GREATER-THAN-EXPECTED ONE-POINT-SEVEN PERCENT IN JULY.
ORDERS WERE BOOSTED BY AN INCREASE IN DEMAND FOR PASSENGER AIRCRAFT.


WITH THE BUSINESS BRIEF... I'M STAN CASE.))
[TAPE TOSS TO STOCKS] [STOCKS] [WOOD ROGERS SPONSOR BOARD 5185 ESSC] [COMM]


[2-11Blood-Pressure]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=04-36 TC06:06]
[GRAPHIC=Medical News]
[ENG#=1]


About a third of American adults have high blood pressure. That's up 30 percent from a decade ago.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]


While doctors don't know for sure why some people develop high blood pressure. They do know it tends to rise with age and weight plays a role as well.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT16:32:04]
[IN Q=We always lecture patients]

((DR. STEPHEN COUTURE/LEWIS-GALE CLINIC; SO WE ALWAYS LECTURE PATIENTS THAT WEIGHT REDUCTION IS IMPORTANT, WATCH THE SALT IN YOUR DIET, MAINTAINING ACTIVE LIFESTYLE, EXERCISING ))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Stephen Couture/Lewis-Gale Clinic]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=active lifestyle, exercising]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The guidelines have also changed recently for what's considered a normal blood pressure. Dr. Couture (coo-Chur) says the goal is around 120-125 over 75 or 80..
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:28:30 ]
[IN Q=Blood pressure is important because it's been found]

((BLOOD PRESSURE IS IMPORTANT BECAUSE IT'S BEEN FOUND TO BE A RISK FACTOR FOR STROKE AND HEART DISEASE.THE GUIDELINES HAVE COME OUT RECENTLY THE LOWER THE BLOOD PRESSURE THE LOWER THE RISK FACTORS YOU HAVE FOR DEVELOPING THESE CONDITIONS))
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=developing these conditions]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Most people who develop high blood pressure will end up needing medication to control it.
(--------------)



[6-Craig-Pharmacist]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=04-31 TC 25:30]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=2]

New information on the case of a Craig County pharmacist accused of giving patients the wrong medication.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Craig Co./August 20]

Friday, State Police searched the offices of Daniel Lineberry, a pharmacist at the Craig County Medical Center. Police seized a dozen items-- including computers, prescriptions, pills and records. According to a search warrant, authorities were looking for patient records and history. This comes after a patient suspected Lineberry mis-filled her husband's prescription. Lineberry has been suspended from practice, pending a hearing in October. He was already on probation for allegedly substituting medications in 2000.
(-------------)



[6-Music-download]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=04-34 TC08:55]
[GRAPHIC=Music Downloads]
[ENG#=3]

Whoever was downloading music files at Virginia Tech last year is off the hook... for now.
(----------------)

[V/O-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/September 2003]

A group of half a dozen record companies sued an unknown student in April for violating copyright laws. Tech identified two students who share the I-P address in question, but could not say which one might have been downloading tunes. The music was by Pink Floyd, U-2, The Cure and Red Hot Chili Peppers... among other artists.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]

Last week the record companies voluntarily non-suited the case. And the judge dismissed it. Attorneys at Jenner and Block in Washington have not returned our repeated phone calls seeking comment.

[6-Rutan]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=04-22 TC1:52:58]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=4]


A groundbreaking aviator was in Roanoke to say thanks to the local workers who saved his life.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Dick Rutan visited Butler Parachute Systems yesterday. He is best known for the first non-stop flight around the world in the Voyager aircraft without refueling.
[SUPER=04-December 1986;]

Butler is the company that outfitted Rutan with an ultralight parachute for the Voyager trip.
[SUPER=04-January 1998;]

The company also custom-made a parachute for his first ill-fated attempt to fly around the world in a balloon.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - 8:56:32]
[IN Q=His equipment has...]

((DICK RUTON/AVIATOR; HIS EQUIPMENT HAS SERVED US VERY WELL, THE FACT I'M STILL SITTING HERE. THAT'S ONE THING ABOUT EMERGENCY PARACHUTES, IF THEY WORK YOU GET TO TALK TO THE PEOPLE.))
[SUPER=01-Dick Rutan/Aviator;]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=talk to the people.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Rutan flew in to Roanoke to speak to the Virginia Aviation Conference at the Hotel Roanoke.
(------------)
(Kim tosses to bump)

[BUMP] [COMM]

[PKGGymnastics]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-32 TC19:30]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]


One of the more remarkable stories to come out of the Olympic games in Athens so far is the performance of the men's gymnastics team.
As Justin McLeod discovered,many local gymnasts say this proves it is no longer just a women's sport.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ryan Alouf/Gymnast; 1:18]
[SUPER=@justin1; 1:25]
[RUNS=1:35]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7]

((((NAT SOUND OF GYMNASTICS))
If you want to know just how popular men's gymnastics is these days, just visit Blue Ridge Gymnastics in Martinsville.
It's one of the few local gyms to have a boy's program.
[SOT 5:46:13]
[IN Q=We're seeing more]

((HUGH GERLACH/GYM OWNER: WE'RE SEEING MORE INTEREST YEAH, IN THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS.)) [Runs03]
[OUT Q=couple of years]


So much so 85 boys recently signed up for classes, and it happened long before the U.S. men's team did well in Athens.
[SOT 5:51:21]
[IN Q=Silver medal all]

((MATTHEW HUCKFELDT/GYMNAST: SILVER MEDAL FOR THE TEAM AND THEN PAUL HAMM GOT GOLD, THAT'S GREAT.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=THAT'S GREAT]
[SOT 5:53:44]
[IN Q=Paul Hamm is unbelievable ]

((RYAN ALOUF/GYMNAST: PAUL HAMM IS UNBELIEVABLE, MAKING THE FIRST MAN TO BE THE ALL AROUND CHAMPION.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=ALL AROUND CHAMPION]


Many of these gymnasts have been glued to their tv sets watching the Olympic games.
They hope the attention will elevate men to a whole new platform.
[SOT 5:48:45]
[IN Q=I think the]

((HUGH GERLACH/GYM OWNER: I THINK THE MEN ARE HERE TO STAY.)) [Runs02]
[OUT Q=HERE TO STAY]


And they hope it changes people's perceptions.
[SOT 5:51:48]
[IN Q=I hope it chantes]

((MATTHEW HUCKFELDT/GYMNAST: I HOPE IT CHANGES BUT I THINK MOST PEOPLE STILL THINK OF GYMNASTICS AS A WOMEN'S SPORT.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=as a women's sport]

((NAT SOUND OF DOING ROUTINE))
Whether it's men or women, gymnasts practice a lot, sometimes three of four times a week.
[SOT 5:50:54]
[IN Q=Oh it's not]

((MATTHEW HUCKFELD/GYMNAST: OH IT'S NOT EASY AT ALL.)) [Runs02]
[OUT Q=EASY AT ALL]


Especially if they hope to compete in the Olympics one day.
[SOT 5:49:32]
[IN Q=To go the route]

((HUGH GERLACH: TO GO THE ROUTE OF AN ELITE GYMNAST YOU ESSENTIALLY HAVE TO TRAIN ABOUT FORTY HOURS A WEEK.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=HOURS A WEEK]


As a result, many of these kids will choose to become a collegiate gymnast but at least one as his sights on gold.
[SOT 5:55:37]
[IN Q=I hope to be]

((RYAN ALOUF/GYMNAST: I HOPE TO BE AN OLYMPIAN FOR A LONG TIME. I HOPE TO TRAIN HARD AND GET IT WORTH MY EFFORT.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=worth my effort]))
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[5-Recreation-Guide]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=504-01 TC 1:18:18]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=3]


Visitors to the mountains of Southwest Virginia who want to spend time outdoors, now have their recreation options listed all in one place.
(------------)
[VO-NAT :23]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

The Roanoke Valley Convention and Visitor's Bureau yesterday debuted its Outdoor Recreation Guide. The 28-page, color brochure highlights areas that might be of interest to hikers, bikers, hunters, campers, bird watchers and horseback riders. Fishing and water sports are also included. The Bureau's executive director says he hopes the guide will whet the outdoor enthusiasts' appetite.
(///// SOT at :23 /////)
[SOT 10:52 - 11:03]
[IN Q=Obviously, I like to eat...]
[SUPER=01-Dave Kjolhede/Roanoke Valley Visitors Bureau;]

((DAVE KJOLHEDE/ROANOKE VALLEY CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU: OBVIOUSLY, I LIKE TO EAT. I REFER TO THIS AS A BUFFET WITH A VARIETY OF OPTIONS FOR OUTDOOR PEOPLE WHO WANT TO COME IN AND JUST SAMPLE THINGS.))
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=come in and just sample things.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT :08]

The guide was made possible by a 46-thousand dollar grant.
(------------)