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[ENG#1]
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[VO-NAT]

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning- Local residents rang in 2005 in style last night


[ENG#2]
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[VO-NAT]

And we'll show you how the Hokies ushered in the new year in Lousiana. We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[Hello]


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[Open]
Good morning, I'm Joy Sutton.
[ANCHOR=Brent 2-shot]


And I'm Brent Watts.
It's Saturday, January 1st. Welcome to News-7 Saturday Morning.
[WX PRO/FULL=]"WEATHER STORY"
(Brent ad libs today's weather story)


[BRENT/JOY TWO SHOT] ((toss back to Joy))

[New-Years]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=New Year]



[ENG#=3]



More than a million people packed into Times Square to ring in the New Year.
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[SOT:05]
[IN Q=Nat sound of countdown]

((NAT SOUND OF COUNTDOWN))
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=natsound of countdown]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY]


This is the largest New Year's celebration in the country. The event draws people from all over the world.
Tight security didn't seem to dampen anyone's spirits.
[SUPER=03-Las Vegas, NV]


Next to Times Square -- Las Vegas is 2nd in the nation for New Year Celebrations.
Here a 500-thousand dollars computer-choreographed fireworks shows kicked off 2005.
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[Enchanted-Eve]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat-AM]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-40 TC 2:02:42]
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[ENG#=4]


Western Virginia ushered in 2005 in style last night. Two celebrations in downtown Roanoke and Vinton attracted large crowds. And as Joe Dashiell reports, folks found many different ways to welcome the new year.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=New Year's Eve]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=03-Vinton; :15]
[SUPER=01-Heather Basham/Celebrating New Year's Eve; :28]
[SUPER=01-Michele Wilkerson/Celebrating New Year's Eve; :43]
[RUNS=1:03]

[OUT Q=JD News 7 Vinton] [Tsunamis]



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[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
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[ENG#=1]



More amateur video is released showing the wrath of the earth quake and tsunamis in South Asia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Phuket, Thailand]


This video was taken by American tourists driving along the coastline in Thailand last Sunday as people tried to flee to higher ground.
More than 123-thousand people were killed in the region and U-N officials believe it could rise to about 150-thousand.
Still there are five million people now homeless and in need of aid.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT :45]
[IN Q=At the moment now]

((AT THE MOMENT NOW WE SEEM TO HAVE THE BIGGEST CHALLENGE .. THE LOGISTICAL CONSTRAINTS OF GETTING IT OUT TO THE PEOPLE))
[SUPER=01-Jan Egeland/UN Humanitarian Coordinator]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=to the people]
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[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile clean up efforts continue in South Asia as more aid is pouring in.
The U-S has increased its contribution 10-fold --and plans to give 350 million dollars in aid.
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[WRITER=rle]
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[ENG#=2]


The way school violence is reported will be brought up in the upcoming legislative session by a local delegate.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; ]

Delegate William Fralin is proposing a bill that he says would simplify the reporting process, and would reduce confusion on what types of incidents must be reported.
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[SOT - 53:08]
[IN Q=If someone is charged...]

((DEL. WILLIAM FRALIN/(R) ROANOKE; IF SOMEONE IS CHARGED WITH THAT OFFENSE THAT WILL BE REPORTED. SO IF THERE'S A DIFFERENTIATION BETWEEN WHAT SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS BELIEVE, OR MAY DETERMINE WHAT HAPPENED, AND WHAT POLICE OFFICERS DETERMINE HAPPENED, THAT THE POLICE OFFICERS WILL WIN, AND THAT WILL BE THE REPORT MADE TO THE STATE.))
[SUPER=@fralin; ]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=made to the state.]
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
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Fralin says this system would make school safety data more accessible, more accurate, and would provide a clear picture of what needs to be fixed in Virginia's schools.

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[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=04-42 1:39:35]
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[ENG#=3]



New Year's Eve in the Big Easy could be a disaster for anyone who might party too hardy. And it's something that has definately been on the mind of Virginia Tech footballers and coaches. The Hokies are there, of course, to prepare for Monday's Sugar Bowl, and so is our Mike Stevens.
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[SUPER=219-Mike Stevens/mstevens*wdbj7.com; :00]
[SUPER=203-New Orleans, LA; :18]
[SUPER=201-Eric Green/Tech Senior Cornerback; :45]
[SUPER=201-Cedric Humes/Tech Junior Running Back; 1:12]
[SUPER=201-Jeff King/Tech Junior Tight End; 1:24]
[SUPEr=201-Frank Beamer/3rd Sugar Bowl Appearance; 2:04]
[SUPER=201-Billy Hite/Tech Assistant Head Coach; 2:17]
[RUNS=2:37]
[OUT Q=Mike Stevens, News 7 Sports.]
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[ENG#=4]


Fans of the Fighting Gobblers are joing the team in New Orleans in big numbers -- and that number is likely to soar now that the weekend is here.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Roanoke]

Many of the Sugar Bowl bound left yesterday morning from the Roanoke Regional Airport. They were easy to spot, sporting maroon and orange and Mardi Gras beads. And although the lines were long today, by all accounts everything went very smoothly.
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[SOT:8:01:57:00 to :04; 7:56:55:00 to :04]
[IN Q=Yeah I'm ]
[SUPER=201-Ann Parker/Hokie Fan;]
[SUPER=201-Melinda Freday/Hokie Fan;]

((ANN PARKER: YEAH I'M EXCITED. WE'VE NEVER BEEN TO NEW ORLEANS AND STUFF SO IT'S OUR FIRST BIG GAME WE'VE EVER BEEN TO SO IT SHOULD BE GOOD. MELINDA FREDAY: WE'VE GOT RESERVATIONS TONIGHT FOR A RESTAURANT FOR NEW YEAR'S EVE, SO WE'RE EXCITED SO ARE THE HOKIES GOING TO DO IT.. .YEAH.. DEFINITLEY. POSTITIVE? POSITIVE.))
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=Positive (second time)]
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[VO-NAT]

The airport is expecting record crowds again today. Four more chartered flights take off later, and once again, airport officials ask anyone flying out this morning to arrive two hours early.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=jen]
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[BOTH MICS HOT]
[ENG#=Aprisa]



Coming up after the break -- Brent will learn how to turn ordinary door mirrors into something that doesn't have to be hidden in the closet.
[ANCHOR=Brent]

And...
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[VO-NAT]

a whole family of doctors is spending their vacation helping others in tsunami ravaged Sri Lanka. We'll see how their expertise is being put to use in a place in dire need of medical help.
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[Break #1]



[Focus-Health]


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Tis the season for giving --and that's what a family of doctors decided to do for the holidays --by helping Tsunami victims.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains in Focus on Health.

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[SUPER=03-Sri Lanka; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Sanjay Gupta/Reporting; 1:15]
[RUNS=1:43]
[OUT Q=CNN Sri Lanka]

((AT A TIME WHEN MANY TOURISTS AND VACATIONERS HAVE VIVIDLY RECOUNTED THEIR STORIES OF SURVIVAL AND LOSS..
ONE FAMILY CAN TELL THE STORY OF THEIR OWN PERSONAL RELIEF EFFORT.
SOT FATHER


we came from theUK on holiday and we
had to cut short our holiday because of the
things that happened here.
SOT DAUGHTER

sri lanka has never had anything like
this before you see.. and then you're
just in shock because you think, my
god.. we're not in the mood to travel around and do holiday stuff anymore and you just think, alright, i need to do
something. i need to do something.
(nat sound)
SOT FATHER


today we have visited five camps and
have treated roughly four-hundred
patients.
TRACK
THE MAHESWARAN FAMILY IMMIGRATED TO THE U-K YEARS AGO, BUT HAD MANAGED TO RETURN TO BEAUTIFUL SRI LANKA FOR HOLIDAY EVERY FEW YEARS. BUT AS THE ENTIRE WORLD KNOWS NOW, THIS TRIP WAS DIFFERENT. FATHER W.T. HAS BEEN A MEDICAL DOCTORFOR MORE THAN 40 YEARS. DAUGHTER DHANUSHA IS 24 YEARS OLD AND HAS JUST GRADUATED FROM MEDICAL SCHOOL.
SOT FATHERwe heard about this on the radio, we
were traveling. SOT DAUGHTER we felt like we were here at the right time and we have the qualifications and feel like

we should be able to do something so we couldnt leave really. TRACK VIDHYA IS 20 YEARS OLD AND IN HER 3RD
YEAR OF MEDICAL SCHOOL. THE MAHESWARAN DOCTORS HAVE JOINED A
HANDFUL OF SRI LANKAN DOCTORS WHO ARE IN THEIR NATIVE COUNTRY TO OFFER THEIR SERVICES. SOT DAUGHTER


every single day, you turn the tv on and the death toll is even higher than even maybe 10 minutes ago. we felt quite lucky and we wanted to give back
in some way. sanjay- do you feel like you did some good here? its really nice to feel like you've
actually done something. DOCTOR SANJAY GUPTA CNN SRI LANKA. ))

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[ENG#=1]


It's easy to turn inexpensive door mirrors into something that doesn't have to be hidden on the back of the closet door.
[ANCHOR=BRENT 2-SHOT]


Angela Combs shows us how some tape, paint, and a mirror can make a
(++++++++++)

[TAKE Decor FS] wall accessory as fasionable as anything store bought in today's Decor and More.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=This is a wonderful]
[SUPER=07-Angela Combs; :00]

[TAKE DECOR WEBADDRESS FS; Producer will cue!]
[RUNS=2:34]
[OUT Q=after this.]



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[WRITER=jen]
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The Hokies are only a couple of days away from their Sugar Bowl matchup with Auburn. Mike Stevens and Travis Wells have more on how the Fighting Gobblers are getting ready for the big day.
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[IN Q=Good Morning Everyone]
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[VO-NAT]
[ENG#1]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning- We'll show you how area residents marked the beginning of 2005



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[VO-NAT]
[ENG#2]

And a local doctor gets a huge response from people who want to help tsunami victims We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-Hello]


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[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#none]
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[Open]
Good morning, I'm Joy Sutton.
[ANCHOR=Brent 2-shot]


And I'm Brent Watts.
It's Saturday, January 1st. Welcome to News-7 Saturday Morning.
[WX PRO/FULL=]"WEATHER STORY"
(Brent ad libs today's weather story)


[BRENT/Joy TWO SHOT] ((toss back to Joy))

[2-New-Years]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
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[ENG#=3]



More than a million people packed into Times Square to ring in the New Year.
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[IN Q=Nat sound of countdown]

((NAT SOUND OF COUNTDOWN))
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=natsound of countdown]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY]


This is the largest New Year's celebration in the country. The event draws people from all over the world.
Tight security didn't seem to dampen anyone's spirits.
[SUPER=03-Las Vegas, NV]


Next to Times Square -- Las Vegas is 2nd in the nation for New Year Celebrations.
Here a 500-thousand dollars computer-choreographed fireworks shows kicked off 2005.
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[Vinton-Celebration]


[ANCHOR=]
[NEWSCAST=Sat-AM]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]



[ENG#=4]


A New Year's celebration in the Roanoke Valley had a new name, and a familiar presence. And judging by the numbers at Enchanted Eve, many had missed the family friendly event.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton]

Like Roanoke's First Night celebration that ended a few years ago, Enchanted Eve included a wide variety of alcohol-free activities. Organized around eight different locations, they stretched from the Municipal Building on Pollard Street to the Vinton War Memorial on Washington Avenue.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=My wife came here]

((JIM WILKERSON: MY WIFE CAME HERE TO SPEND CHRISTMAS WITH MY MOTHER IN LAW. WE'RE IN TOWN, SO WE CAME TO SEE ALL THE FRIENDLY PEOPLE IN VINTON.)) ((DONNA FURROW: SO FAR SO GOOD. LOOKS LIKE THEY HAVE A GOOD CROWD. WE HAVEN'T HAD ANY PROBLEMS. I HAVEN'T HEARD ANY CALLS GO OUT, SO I THINK WE'RE IN GOOD SHAPE.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Wilkerson/Knoxville Resident; :00]
[SUPER=01-Donna Furrow/Roanoke County Police Dept.; :08]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=so I think we're in good shape.]
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[VO-NAT]

The night ended with a candlelight procession up Washington Avenue, and a colorful fireworks display at the stroke of midnight.

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[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
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[ENG#=1]



More amateur video is released showing the wrath of the earth quake and tsunamis in South Asia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Phuket, Thailand]


This video was taken by American tourists driving along the coastline in Thailand last Sunday as people tried to flee to higher ground.
More than 123-thousand people were killed in the region and U-N officials believe it could rise about 150-thousand.
Still there are five million people now homeless and in need of aid.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT :45]
[IN Q=At the moment now]

((AT THE MOMENT NOW WE SEEM TO HAVE THE BIGGEST CHALLENGE .. THE LOGISTICAL CONSTRAINTS OF GETTING IT OUT TO THE PEOPLE))
[SUPER=01-Jan Egeland/UN Humanitarian Coordinator]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=to the people]
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[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile clean up efforts continue in South Asia as more aid is pouring in.
The U-S has increased its contribution 10-fold --and plans to give 350 million dollars in aid.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jmc]
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[ENG#=1]


More aid from the Roanoke Valley is on its way to the tsunami victims.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Doctor Sam Samarasignhe (SAM-mah-rah-SING) says he and his family have been overwhelmed by the response, since they started asking valley residents to help.
They spent part of New Year's Eve loading a truck for shipment to Sri Lanka (SHREE- Lonk-UH).
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The medical supplies]

((DR. SAMARASIGNHE: THE MEDICAL SUPPLIES THAT ARE BADLY NEEDED AT THIS STAGE OF THE DISASTER ARE BEING AIRLIFTED BY SRI LANKAN AIR A COUPLE OF TIMES A WEEK. THAT GETS OUT FIRST.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Sam Samarasinghe;]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=gets out first.]
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[VO-NAT]


He says other items will have to go by sea, a voyage that takes over a week.
Doctor Samarasignhe (SAM-mah-rah-SING) says he hopes to go to Sri Lanka (SHREE- Lonk-UH). to see the tsunami relief efforts in about two weeks.
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[Take WDBJ Web FS] If you would like a list of agencies providing relief to the earthquake and tsunami victims, and how to contact those agencies, you can go any time to our web page at wdbj7-dot-com.
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[ENG#=2]



People who like to party hearty can hardly find a better place to celebrate New Year's Eve than New Orleans. But things can get out of hand in the French Quarter, and that has the attention of Virgnia Tech football players and coaches. The Hokies are there, of course, to prepare for Monday's Sugar Bowl, and so is our Mike Stevens.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=219-Mike Stevens/mstevens*wdbj7.com; :00]
[SUPER=203-New Orleans, LA; :18]
[SUPER=201-Eric Green/Tech Senior Cornerback; :45]
[SUPER=201-Cedric Humes/Tech Junior Running Back; 1:12]
[SUPER=201-Jeff King/Tech Junior Tight End; 1:24]
[SUPEr=201-Frank Beamer/3rd Sugar Bowl Appearance; 2:04]
[SUPER=201-Billy Hite/Tech Assistant Head Coach; 2:17]
[RUNS=2:37]
[OUT Q=Mike Stevens, News 7 Sports.]
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A tradition is broken in Montgomery County on this New Year's day. Car dealers there are keeping their vehicles on the lot.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/Friday Morning;]

For several years, dealers like Shelor have hauled their vehicles out of the *county* to avoid paying the Merchants Tax. Many business owners claimed the tax was too high. It's assessed each year on New Year's Day on a business' inventory. But this year, the *county* cut the tax in half. David Hagan of Shelor Motor Mile told News 7 in July he would not move his cars. And from the looks of his lot yesterday morning, it appears this dealership is keeping its vehicles right where they are.
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A Carroll County Rescue service will see new life in the new year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hillsville;]

Hillsville expects to get its rescue squad back within a month or so. The Carroll County Board of Supervisors shut down the squad last spring after the captain admitted to misusing an ambulance. Now a doctor with the Twin County Regional Hospital has agreed to become the squad's lifeline and act as its supervisor. The squad will have an organization meeting January 8th to elect new officers and could be up and running again by the end of next month.
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[WRITER=rle]
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[ENG#=1]


A local legislator hopes to change the way Virginia's schools report violence on campus in the upcoming general assembly session.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; ]

Delegate William Fralin is proposing a bill that he says would simplify the reporting process, and would reduce confusion on what types of incidents must be reported.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT - 53:08]
[IN Q=If someone is charged...]

((DEL. WILLIAM FRALIN/(R) ROANOKE; IF SOMEONE IS CHARGED WITH THAT OFFENSE THAT WILL BE REPORTED. SO IF THERE'S A DIFFERENTIATION BETWEEN WHAT SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS BELIEVE, OR MAY DETERMINE WHAT HAPPENED, AND WHAT POLICE OFFICERS DETERMINE HAPPENED, THAT THE POLICE OFFICERS WILL WIN, AND THAT WILL BE THE REPORT MADE TO THE STATE.))
[SUPER=@fralin; ]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=made to the state.]
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Fralin says this system would make school safety data more accessible, more accurate, and would provide a clear picture of what needs to be fixed in Virginia's schools.
[TOSS TO BRENT AT CHROMAKEY]

[Tease#2]



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

[BOTH MICS HOT]

[ENG#=Aprisa]


Up next after the break we'll take a look at a movie that's been out for a couple of years now, but has only recently come to the U-S on D-V-D.
[ANCHOR=Brent]

The movie Hero...
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[VO-NAT]

is being called art by almost every critic who sees it, and our ever skeptical Joel Sink has to agree -- giving this D-V-D a perfect score.
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[SATURDAY LOTTERY NEXT]

[BREAK] [Movie-Review]


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[ENG#=2]


We've got a special review of a D-V-D that's been out for a few weeks now, but has garnered a lot of attention from movie fans. Brent Watts and Joel Sink tell us about the movie "Hero" which Joel says deserves a perfect score.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Joel Sink joins us]
[SUPER=04-"Hero"; hot change to]
[SUPER=04-Miramax;]
[RUNS=2:36]
[OUT Q=right after this]


((movie review here))

[ANCHOR=Joy]

[TAKE WEBADDRESS FS at 2:25]

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[SUPER=07-Rating: PG-13]
[SUPER=07-Joel's Take: 10 out of 10!;]



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[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=morning sports]
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[eng#=1]


It was another day of college bowl games. Travis Wells has all the highlights, plus news on how the Maroons expect to do after the holiday break.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning folks]
[RUNS=2:16]
[OUT Q=year's day everybody]



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