[Open-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Joy]

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

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning.......Jeanne left more than 8 million dollars in damage in the Roanoke Valley- cleanup and repairs are ongoing


[ENG#2]
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[VO-NAT]

and yesterday was game day for high schools around the region...we'll have football scores and highlights. We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to Hello]

[11-Shelters]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=04-36 TC-28:46]
[GRAPHIC=Flooding Aftermath]


[ANCHOR TAG!!!!!!!]

[ENG#=3]



Today could be the day residents of Willow River Apartments go back home -- welcome news to those staying in shelters. Yesterday Justin McLeod spoke with some of those displaced by this week's flooding as they picked through their belongings.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=NAT SOUND OF KIDS PLAYING]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Herndon/Flood Victim; :11]
[SUPER=01-Betty Atkins/Flood Victim; :26]
[SUPER=01-Amy Whittaker/American Red Cross; :50]
[RUNS=1:21]
[OUT Q=YOU CAN RECOVER]


((((NAT SOUND OF KIDS PLAYING))
Getting kids to play while staying in a shelter is actually quite easy, but trying to explain why they're here is a different story.
[SOT 2:32:29]
[IN Q=Especially when they]

((JOHN HERNDON/FLOOD VICTIM: ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY WENT IN THE APARTMENTS SEEING THEIR STUFF AND EVERYTHING LIKE THAT. EVEN THE TWO YEAR OLD WAS CRYING.))
[Runs= 07]
[OUT Q=was crying]


There's been a lot of that ever since residents were displaced by Tuesday's flooding.
Nearly fifty of them continue to temporarily call the Salem Civic Center home.
[SOT 2:19:24]
[IN Q=It's going to take awhile]

((BETTY ATKINS/FLOOD VICTIM: IT'S GOING TO TAKE AWHILE. IT REALLY IS. I GOT GOD, THAT'S THE MAIN THING.))
[Runs= 06]
[OUT Q=the main thing]


She and many others also have the American Red Cross.
Besides operating this shelter, the Red Cross is also providing vouchers so flood victims can buy things like food, clothing, and medicine.
In just two days, more than two hundred people have come here to the service center at Ridgewood Baptish Church.
[SOT 2:11:51]
[IN Q=We've seen a lot]

((AMY WHITTAKER/AMERICAN RED CROSS: WE'VE SEEN A LOT OF EMOTION, A LOT OF TRAUMA, PARTICULARLY THE FIRST DAY IN THE SHELTER, THERE WERE CHILDREN COMING IN WITH NO SHOES, HARDLY CLOTHES ON THEIR BODY.))
[Runs= 10]
[OUT Q=on their body]


Donations have been coming in but the Red Cross says it needs more money.
[SOT 2:11:04]
[IN Q=What we're asking]

((AMY WHITTAKER/AMERICAN RED CROSS: WHAT WE'RE ASKING FOR NOW, WE HAVE FUNDRAISING GOAL OF 250-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO HELP SUPPORT THE NEEDS HERE IN THE COMMUNITY.))
[Runs= 07]
[OUT Q=in the community]


Whether or not that goal is met, flood victims are determined to get back on their feet.
[SOT 2:21:08]
[IN Q=As long as you got]

((BETTY ATKINS/FLOOD VICTIM: AS LONG AS YOU GOT YOUR HEALTH. AS LONG AS NOBODY DIED, YOU CAN RECOVER.))
[Runs= 04]
[OUT Q=you can recover]))




[Anchor=Joy]
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[Take FS Flooding help]
The Red Cross Service Center will be open this morning from nine to noon at Ridgewood Baptist Church.
It will be closed Sunday but will be open all next week from 10 to 4:30.
The shelter at the Salem Civic Center will also remain operational throughout the weekend.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=04-34 TC-58:19]
[GRAPHIC=hOLD]



[ENG#=4]


The floodwaters have receded in most places, but the damage is done, with more than 8 million dollars in the Roanoke Valley.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Tuesday;]

Roanoke City officials say the flooding caused more than 7-million dollars in damages to 93 homes and 43 businesses. The cost to repair bridges and streets could reach a quarter of a million dollars. Officials say those numbers could rise as more information is gathered.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Tuesday;]

Meanwhile, Roanoke County officials say damage estimates for the flooding are encouraging. They have recorded a half a million dollars in damage to a handful of homes.
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[6-Swift-Water]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-29 TC-1:27:13]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]



[ENG#=1]


The flood waters contain all sorts of hazardous material, and that has Roanoke's Swift Water team back in their boats.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Earlier this week, the team helped evacuate residents threatened by rising water.
Yesterday members were assisting the Virginia Department of Emergency Management and a private contractor looking for hazardous debris along the Roanoke River.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The other day ]

((THE OTHER DAY DURING THE ACTUAL FLOODING SITUATION THESE FELLOWS WERE PUT TO THE TEST AND ACTUALLY CAME OUT ON TOP OF THE GAME AND DID AN EXCELLENT JOB. AND THIS JUST GIVES US THE ABILITY TO KEEP ON THE RIGHT TRACK WHERE WE WANT TO GO.))
[SUPER=01-Chad Riddleberger/Roanoke City Fire-EMS Department;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=where we want to go.]
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[VO-NAT]


State officials say they plan to spend a couple of days searching for hazardous materials on the Roanoke River, before turning their attention to Smith Mountain Lake next week.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[Flood-Pictures]


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[ENG=2]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-www.wdbj7.com;]

Millions of dollars in damage, and thousands of lives were affected by the flooding. Some of News Seven's viewers sent us pictures of damage from across the region. If you'd like to take a look at some of them just go to our website at W-D-B-J Seven dot com. Click on the blue weather tab, and from there, you'll find a viewer photo link with flood pictures.
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[FFE-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=WVU rematch]



[ENG#=3]




Virginia Tech has had a year to forget West Virginia and the game that turned last season upside down.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Morgantown, WV/Last Year;]
[TAPE#=03-36 TC1:07:14]


But some memories are just too painful to put aside. The Mountaineers upset the Hokies 28-to-7, knocking them off their perch at Numer Three and derailing Tech's run at a national championship. Today, as the Number Six Mountaineers go to Lane Stadium with their own championship hopes, the Hokies are salivating at a chance to return the favor.
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[WIPE TO MOTION]
[FFE Scores]

[SUPER=65-Nelson Co./0/Gretna/32/Fishburne/14/Roanoke Catholic/17/Alleghany/6/Cave Spring/33;]



[SUPER=65-Chilhowie/0/Lebanon/21/James River/7/Glenvar/20/Hidden Valley/21/Northside/0;]



[SUPER=65-Graham/50/Abingdon/21/Holston/0/George Wythe/46/James Monroe/49/Wyoming East/21;]



[SUPER=65-George Washington/15/Reidsville, NC/14/Christiansburg/41/William Byrd/40/Bland Co./13/Craig Co./30;]



[SUPER=65-Blacksburg/20/Lord Botetourt/21/Pulaski Co./21/E. C. Glass/20/Giles/40/Martinsville/21;]



[SUPER=65-Auburn/7/Parry McCluer/33/Page Co./0/Buffalo Gap/21/Grayson Co./34/Narrows/27;]



[SUPER=65-William Campbell/69/Prince Edward/20/Rustburg/36/Staunton River/0/Franklin Co./20/Liberty/29;]



[SUPER=65-Tunstall/29/Dan River/13/Floyd Co./14/Bassett/6/Riverheads/48/Luray/27;]



[SUPER=65-Spotswood/0/Rockbridge Co./35/Turner Ashby/41/R. E. Lee/6/Amherst Co./37/Brookville/23;]



[SUPER=65-Fort Chiswell/0/P. H. - Glade Spring/49/George Mason/21/Covington/0/Gate City/35/Tazewell/0;]



[SUPER=65-Rural Retreat/47/John Battle/26/Salem/Sat./William Fleming/7:30/Altavista/6/Goochland/30;]



[SUPER=65-Mount Tabor, NC/37/Halifax Co./6/Montcalm, WV/15/Pocahontas/20;]
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[ANCHOR=Brent]


Coming up a little later this morning Brent will learn some table manners.

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[VO-NAT]

And we'll take a look at some of the high school football games from across the region with highlights from Friday Football Extra.
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[Almanac Bump]
[Break #1]



[11-Alleghany-Regional]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=04-40 TC-8:08]
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[ENG#=1]


Radiation therapy will be a lot closer to patients in the Alleghany highlands who need it.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Alleghany Co./August 12;]

Alleghany Regional Hospital was notified by the Virginia Department of Health that it will soon be allowed to offer radiation therapy services at the Low Moor facility. The hospital has been seeking the certification for a while, to better serve the area's aging population. Construction on an 8-thousand square foot addition is expected to start soon, and will cost nearly five and half million dollars. Currently, the closest radiation therapy service to the Highlands is in Roanoke or Lewisburg, West Virginia.
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[JOY ONE SHOT]
On October 7th facilities across the country will participate in National Depression Screening Day. [JOY/GUEST TWO SHOT]
[SUPER=01-Jeffrey Christensen/Licensed Professional Counselor]


Here to tell us more about who should be get screened is Jeffrey Christensen a licensed professional counselor with The Manassas Group.
(++++++++++)

[TAKE INFO BOARD FS]
National Depression Screening Day will be held October 7th. The Manassas Group will be offering free screenings. For more information call 540-774-4686. You can also find a list of other screening locations near you through a link on our web site at wdbj7.com
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[anchor=Joy]
[ss=none]

Don't go away. News 7 Saturday Morning will be right back.
[bump][Decor-More]
[MINI-OPEN] ((Mini-Open))


[ANCHOR=Brent]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=Decor]
[GRAPHIC=Decor FS Wx Mon]
[ENG#=]


You've heard that you never get a second chance to make a first impression - and your manners are what matters most when it comes to the impression you leave others with.
Learn how to mind yours
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[TAKE Decor FS] in today's Decor and More.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Our third part]
[SUPER=07-Angela Combs;]

[TAKE DECOR WEBADDRESS FS -2:36]
[RUNS=2:49]
[OUT Q=STAY WITH US]


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[1-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=morning sports]
[GRAPHIC=FFE]



[ENG#=1]


High school football took center stage in many towns last night. Mike Stevens wraps up some Friday Football Extra games for us, and has the Super 7 and Poll Buster.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=A very pleasant]
[RUNS=3:48]
[OUT Q=Later this morning]


[wipe to 2-FFE-Scores]

[2Open-Heads]


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


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

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning.......New Al-Qaida leaders have emerged to run the terrorist network after others were captured or killed



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[VO-NAT]
[ENG#2]

And the federal government starts a new fiscal year today- transportation won't see the money it was promised. We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to Hello]

[Al-Qaida]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dgr]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=bin Laden]



[ENG#=3]



Some analysts are calling it an act of desperation -- a new audio tape purportedly from Osma Bin Laden's right hand man.
David Martin explains.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=THE AUDIO TAPE FROM AYMAN ]
[SUPER=01-David Martin/CBS News; :30]
[RUNS=1:41]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS, THE PENTAGON]

((THE AUDIO TAPE FROM AYMAN AL ZAWAHIRI IS ALMOST CERTAINLY AUTHENTIC AND ENTIRELY PREDICTABLE, CALLING ON MUSLIMS EVERYWHERE TO ATTACK AMERICANS AND ANYONE ELSE SUPPORTING THE WAR IN IRAQ.
GRAPHICS IN AT ONE POINT OSAMA BIN LADEN'S RIGHT HAND MAN SAYS "WE CAN NOT WAIT OR WE WILL BE EATEN UP COUNTRY BY COUNTRY." GRAPHICS OUT
SOME ANALYSTS HEARD THAT AS A NOTE OF DESPERATION FROM THE NUMBER TWO MAN IN AN ORGANIZATION THAT HAS BEEN UNDER RELENTLESS ATTACK FOR THREE YEARS.
ON CAM THE TERRORIST ORGANIZATION WHICH CARRIED OUT THE 9-11 ATTACKS HAS BEEN BADLY DAMAGED, BUT A NEW AND HIGHLY CLASSIFIED INTELLIGENCE REPORT IDENTIFIES 16 NEW AL QAIDA LEADERS WHO HAVE EMERGED TO RUN A NETWORK THAT LOOKS VERY DIFFERENT FROM THE ONE AMERICA WENT TO WAR AGAINST.
GRAPHICS IN BIN LADEN AND ZAWAHIRI ARE STILL AT THE TOP, BUT VIRTUALLY THE ENTIRE SECOND TIER OF THE LEADERS ON 9-11 HAS BEEN CAPTURED OR KILLED. U.S. INTELLIGENCE HAS IDENTIFIED A NEW SECOND TIER OF 8 MEN. ONE OF THEM IS ABU MUSA AL ZARQAWI WHO IS BEHIND MANY OF THE BEHEADINGS AND SUICIDE BOMBINGS IN IRAQ. ALTHOUGH ZARQAWI'S GROUP OPERATES UNDER A DIFFERENT NAME THE CIA HAS IDENTIFIED 9 OTHER MEMBERS OF AL QAEDA WORKING WITH HIM IN IRAQ AND NOW CONSIDERS HIM AN AL QAEDA LEADER.
BUT AL QAIDA STRETCHES FAR BEYOND IRAQ. THE 21 LEADERS IN AL QAIDA'S THIRD TIER ARE SPREAD FROM PAKISTAN TO SOUTH AFRICA. AS FOR BIN LADEN, HE IS BELIEVED TO BE SOMEWHERE ALONG PAKISTAN'S BORDER WITH AFGHANISTAN.
SOME U.S. OFFICIALS EXPECT TO HEAR FROM HIM BEFORE THE NOVEMBER ELECTIONS -- IF HE'S STILL ALIVE AND IN GOOD HEALTH.
DM,. CBS NEWS, THE PENTAGON))


[Iraq]


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[ENG#=4]



Military officials say an overnight air raid by U-S forces destroyed a terrorist site north east of Fallujah.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fallujah, Iraq]


The U-S military issued a statement saying credible sources confirm that the one of the targeted buildings was a safe house for followers of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (AH'-boo MOO'-sahb ahl-zahr-KOW'-ee).
Hospital officials say seven people were killed in the U-S attack and about a dozen others were injured.
[SUPER=03-Samarra, Iraq]


Meanwhile, U-S forces continue to regain control of areas lost to insurgents. Yesterday was the first major U-S Iraqi offensive in city of Samarra. An Iraqi officials says more than 100 guerillas were killed and 37 captured. The U-S military says one soldier was also killed in the fighting.
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[11-Tech-Market]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
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[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-33 TC-1:06:17]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech ]



[ENG#=1]


Tech is taking its logo to the next level of commercialism.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Virginia Tech merchandisers are now dabbling into food. The school has put it's logo on dipping mustard and breathe mints. They've also licensed a personal beverage vendor called the SkyBox. It's 5-hundred dollars and on sale at Home Depot. Hokie fans even have a new way to get around campus. There's now an Electric Bike at the campus book store. A portion of the sales for all the new products go to the Tech Scholarship fund.
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[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=04-30 TC-1:11:36]
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[ENG#=2]


Closing arguments are scheduled to begin Monday in the federal fraud trial of former D-Day president Richard Burrow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville]

Burrow is accused of deceiving banks, donors and the state of Virginia while struggling to raise money to get the monument built before its dedication in 2001. The defense rested its case yesterday after hearing from retired banker and expert fundraiser Warner Dalhouse. Dalhouse told the jury Burrow did nothing unusual or unethical ... and that non-profit agencies like D-Day routinely take out bank loans to fix cash flow problems. Burrow did not testify in his own defense ... he did take the stand in his first trial two years ago, which ended in a hung jury. This jury should begin its deliberations sometime Monday afternoon or Tuesday morning.
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[Hacking]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
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[ENG#=3]



Dental records confirm the remains found in a Utah landfill were those of Lori Hacking.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salt Lake City, UT]


Authorities had been searching the garbage dump for weeks for the missing 27 year old.
Hacking had not been seen since July 18th.
Her husband Mark Hacking has been arrested for her murder. He allegedly confessed to his brothers that he shot and killed his wife while she slept and disposed of the her body, the weapon, and the mattress in a trash bin.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT:21]
[IN Q=If in fact]

((IF IN FACT THESE ARE LORI S REMAINS IS THE FACT THAT WE ARE ABLE TO BRING THAT FAMILY SOME CLOSURE. THAT S EXCELLENT. FOR US TO DO THAT FOR THEM. AND ALSO FOR US TO MAKE THIS CASE THAT MUCH TIGHTER ))
[SUPER=01-Phil Eslinger/Salt Lake City Detective]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=that much tighter]
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[VO-NAT]

Detectives suspect Hacking's husband may have killed her --because she found out he lied about being admitted to medical school.
He is being held on a million dollars bond.
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[Volcano]


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[ENG#=4]



The nation's most famous volcano has erupted for the first time in 18 years.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Mount St. Helens, WA]


Washington's Mount St. Helens exploded yesterday around noon --just as scientists had predicted.
The blast lasted about 20 minutes but it was primarily steam with a little bit of ash . A stark comparison to the 1980 eruption that killed 57 people.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT:46]
[IN Q=Water had seeped into the ground beneath the glacier]

((WATER HAD SEEPED INTO THE GROUND BENEATH THE GLACIER FROM MELTENOUGH HOT MATERIAL BECAME CLOSE ENOUGH TO THAT GROUND WATER TO CAUSE IT TO GO TO STEAMWHEN THAT HAPPENS, EXPAND THAT KIND OF EXPLOSION))
[SUPER=01-Tom Pierson/Research Scientist]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=that kind of explosion]
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[VO-NAT]


Scientists say there could be more steam eruptions soon. They are closely watching the volcano for any signs of magma flow.
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((Wx Toss)) [wx toss]

[Tease#2]



[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=dgr]
[SS=None]

[BOTH MICS HOT]

[ENG#=Aprisa]

Still ahead on News 7 Saturday morning... We'll find out what obscure title gets the treatment in Movie Review.
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[ANCHOR=Brent]
[VO-NAT]

and it's time for Congress to pass the annual budget -- with roads likely to take the biggest cut.
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[Sunday Lottery]

[Road-Budget]


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[ENG#=1]



Starting today the federal government starts a new fiscal year -- which means a new budget. One category that's especially squeezed this year is transportation. Yet with some roads and bridges across the county -- including our area -- disputes over political pork barrel spending are holding up the bill. Louise Schiavone (Skee-vone-ee)
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BAD ROADS...SCARY BRIDGES]
[SUPER=01-Peter DeFazio/(D) Oregon; :14]
[SUPER=01-Eddie Bernice Johnson/(D) Texas; :28]
[SUPER=01-Erich Zimmerman/Taxpayers for Common Sense; :54]
[SUPER=01-Brian Reidle/The Heritage Foundation; 1:24]
[SUPER=01-Louise Schiavone/Reporting; 1:40]
[RUNS=1:50]
[OUT Q=LOUISE SCHIAVONE WASHINGTON]


((BAD ROADS...SCARY BRIDGES...IF YOU'RE DRIVING OVER THEM, IT'S DISTRESSING.
BUT IF YOUR A CONGRESSMAN IN WASHINGTON, IT LOOKS LIKE AN OPPORTUNITY TO BRING HOME SOME BACON....AND DO SOME GOOD.
"... we could begin to deal with 161-thousand bridges in this country that are structurally deficient. One in four! My own little state has a $4.7-billion bridge problem"... there are 17 bridges just in my district alone that are currently in critical condition BUT EVERY DISTRICT HAS PROBLEMS. AND THE TRANSPORTATION BILL HAS DRAMATICALLY. HOUSE MEMBERS HAVE STUFFED THIRTY-TWO-HUNDRED SPECIAL PROJECTS INTO A NEARLY 300-BILLION-DOLLAR 6-YEAR SPENDING PLAN. THE MEASURE COLLAPSED OF ITS OWN WEIGHT, WITH THE SENATE AND THE WHITE HOUSE REFUSING TO SWALLOW ALL THAT PORK.
"... there's perhaps some sanity taking over on Capitol Hill that says, we just can't be passing a bill with, billions of dollars, billions of dollars of pork stuffed into it. AND IN TYPICAL WASHINGTON FASHION, THE MORE POWERFUL THE MEMBER, THE MORE PLENTIFUL THE PORK. FOR EXAMPLE, WITH HIS HANDS ON THE PURSE STRINGS, DON YOUNG WAS DOWN FOR 590-MILLION-DOLLARS IN HIGHWAY BILL PORK; SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE DENNIS HASTERT WAS LOOKING AT A POSSIBLE 161-MILLION; TOP HOUSE DEMOCRAT NANCY PELOSI WAS EXPECTING 120-MILLION. "... the dominat perception in washington is that whichever side spends the most money will win reelection in november. as a result we have a bi-partisan bidding war between the republicans and democrats ..." IT LOOKS LIKE CONGRESS IS GOING TO TO TRIM ITS BILL BACK BEFORE THE THE PRESIDENT IS WILLING TO SIGN IT. THAT MEANS CUTTING ROUGHLY 0-BILLION-DOLLARS WORTH OF ROAD BRIDGE REPAIRS THAT SOME LAWMAKERS MAY HAVE ALREADY PROMISED. LOUISE SCHIAVONE WASHINGTON. ))


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[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=504-06 1:23:31]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]



[ENG#=2]


A popular supermarket chain in Richmond is hoping to take a piece of the pie in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Ukrops (You-Crops) plans to open a store near Franklin Road and Wonju street next year.
It will feature a bank and an indoor/outdoor cafe.
The building will be the anchor of the Ivy Market retail center.
The Roanoke store will be the third time Ukrops (You-Crops) has gone outside of the Richmond market.
The chain's president says moving into the Roanoke area will be a challenge to slice off a share of the market.
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[2-Sports]


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[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=morning sports]
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[eng#=]


Highlights from last night's Friday Football Extra Poll Buster. Plus Mike Stevens has news on a deal W-D-B-J has with Virginia Tech to re-broadcast games.

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[IN Q=Good Morning once again]
[RUNS=3:31]
[OUT Q=A great weekend]


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