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HEADLINE #1 HEADLINE #1 (:01 of head pad)


CAPTION: Shooting Update


HOLLANI: An update on the Route 220
shootout between police and a suspect.


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HEADLINE #2 HEADLINE #2


CAPTION: Giving Back


SINU SU: THERAPY CLIP 52 12:07 THE


BLACKSBURG COMMUNITY GIVES BACK TO THE
CARETAKERS WHO GAVE THEIR ALL ON APRIL
16TH.


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HEADLINE #3 HEADLINE #3


CAPTION: All Clear


JAY: A warmer forecast is coming up,
and we'll check out your March Almanac.


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HEADLINE #4 HEADLINE #4


CAPTION: Title Tilts


TRAVIS

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GRAPHIC=None Good evening everyone.


Thanks for getting your news with us.


I'm Hollani Davis.


<< *CG standup Hollani Davis

hdavis@wdbj7.com

*CG standup Travis Wells

twells@wdbj7.com

*CG 307 >>

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GRAPHIC=None A new development in that


shoot-out between a man from Roanoke
County and police officers.


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VO-NAT

*CG locator Roanoke Co.

Friday Police say the gunman Micah Sword
has died.


The 24-year-old was in critical
condition all day yesterday and passed
away about 10 this morning.


Authorities say Sword led them on
a high speed chase shortly after
midnight on Friday, then out of no
where he stopped his truck, got out and
started shooting at police officers
from both Franklin and Roanoke
Counties.


All of the police officers
survived the gun battle.


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GRAPHIC=None Ten months after the Virginia


Tech shootings, counselors, clergy and
other relief workers have become a long
term support system for the Blacksburg
community.


As News 7's Sinu Abraham shows
us.. many of those caretakers spent the
day being taken care OF.


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INQ= A chance to relax

*CG locator Blacksburg

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*CG 2line Rev. Donna McCoy-Musselman

Church and School of Spiritual Alliance

:09


*CG 2line Margo Walters

Professional Counselor

:36


*CG standup Sinu Abraham

sabraham@wdbj7.com

:48


*CG 2line John Butler

Community Disaster Relief Coalition

:53


*CG 2line Patrick Halpern

Mental Health Association NRV

1:03


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A chance to relax... and retreat from
their every day duty and committment to
helping others.



ODD FOR MOST CLERGY.. WE'RE NOT USED TO
THAT.. TO GET A LITTLE DOWN TIME IS
NICE."





But Rev. McCoy and 30 other relief
workers, first responder and local
mental counselors are taking the time
to make THEM today's priority. Since
April 16th-- they've helped hundreds of
students and families from the Virginia
Tech Community cope with the loss of a


loved one and move forward as best they
can.



"IT'S A SACRIFICE WHEN WE CAN NOT BE
WITH OUR FAMILIES BECAUSE WE'RE OF
SERVICE SOMEWHERE ELSE.. SO THIS BRINGS
THE FAMILY AND KIDS AND ALL OF US
TOGETHER TO SUPPORT AND ENJOY TIME
TOGETHER."


(COVER PART ABOUT FAM AND KIDS WITH
VIDEO OF PEOPLE WATCHING JUGGLING WITH
KIDS)



PARTICIPANTS CAN ATTEND FOUR DIFFERENT
ACTIVITIES FROM SINGING TO DANCING TO
MASSAGE THERAPY..(END HERE)



"I THINK IT'S A GREAT IDEA, AS
THERAPIST OR IN A MENTAL HEALTH, WE DO
EXPERIENCE BURN OUT AT TIMES."



WE'RE TRY TO CULTIVATE AND BUILD
RESILIENCE IN THESE PEOPLE WHO WILL
LIKELY BE CALLED ON AGAIN."



But they say one look at these quilts
is all the reminder they need (show
close up Hokies we love you)



Sinu Abraham News 7 Blacksburg.>>

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GRAPHIC=House Fire Three people are in the hospital


including a child after a house fire in
Danville.

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Flames broke out around 3:00 this
morning at 24 Noel Avenue.


When firefighters arrived, smoke
was coming through the roof.


The two adults and child managed
to escape but authorities say they had
to go to Danville Regional Medical
Center for minor injuries.

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GRAPHIC=None A Roanoke man wants to spark a


movement for change- beginning with
city council.


CHANNEL=A VO-NAT
VO-NAT

*CG locator Roanoke


Dale Anthony officially announced
this afternoon he will run for a seat
on the council in May.


He hinted last weekend that'd he
was interested.


Anthony plans to run as an
independent.


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INQ=MY PRIORITIES ARE...

*CG 2line Dale Anthony

Roanoke City Council Candidate 12:31:54 "MY PRIORITIES ARE
SENIOR CITIZENS, THE YOUTH, LOW INCOME,


SMALL BUSINESSES AND THE BLUE COLLAR
WORKER. I ENGAGE YOU TO JOIN ME IN ONE
VOICE." 04 (10)


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Anthony's currently active on the
Roanoke Human Service Council - and
does a lot of work with the HIV/AIDS
community.


He also hosts a cable show called
Tough Talk Media.


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To heare his entire speech, head over
to WDBJ-7-DOT-COM.



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GRAPHIC=None One lane of interstate 81 remains


closed in Montgomery County following
an accident last night.


CHANNEL=C VO-NAT
VO-NAT

*CG locator Montgomery Co.


The wreck happened near mile
marker 124 - about 12 miles south of
Salem.


The left lane is back open in
that area.


V-DOT reports the right
southbound lane is expected to be
closed throughout the afternoon.


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GRAPHIC=None Much more ahead on "Your Hometown


Station."


Shoppers get ready a new grocery
store is moving in and promises to help
you "Save a Lot".



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VO-NAT VO-NAT

*CG tease WHO WILL WIN IT ALL?


And a big day for high school
basketball.


The girls and boys tip off in the
Region C Championship.


Highlights coming up.

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*CG standup Hollani Davis

hdavis@wdbj7.com State sponsored pre-school is at
the center of state budget negotiations
this weekend.


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*CG locator Chesterfield Co.

2007 Governor Tim Kaine wants to
expand the program to children who will
qualify for free or reduced price lunch
when they get to public school.


A state study shows poor children
who participate in the program pass the
third grade reading test at a higher
rate than poor children who don't
attend pre-school.


Governor Kaine says that saves
the state money in the long run because
less children will repeat grades.


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INQ=We will willingly write that....

*CG 2line Gov. Tim Kaine


27:48 GOV. TIM KAINE: WE WILL
WILLINGLY WRITE THAT 400- MILLION
DOLLAR CHECK EVERY YEAR FOR KIDS TO
REPEAT GRADES WHEN WE COULD SPEND A
FRACTION OF THAT, FRACTION OF THAT AND
GIVE EVERY CHILD WHO'S AT RISK IN
VIRGINIA AN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
EXPERIENCE THAT'S HIGH QUALITY.


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OQ=experience that's high quality.


VO-NAT VO-NAT


Kaine's proposal costs 46-
million dollars.


The Senate budget includes 43
million.


The House budget 25- million.


Budget negotiators are working
through the weekend to try and reach a
compromise on Pre- K spending and other
contentious issues.


Lawmakers must reach a deal on
the state's two year, 78- billion
dollar budget by next Saturday.


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*CG standup Hollani Davis

hdavis@wdbj7.com Shoppers in northwest Roanoke
have a new choice for groceries.


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VO-NAT

*CG locator Roanoke


For the first time in Roanoke -
Save A Lot has moved into town.


At today's official grand opening
the first 100 customers got a free box
of food.


The store's president says while
they sell fewer items than larger
grocery chains-- it allows them to sell
what they do have at lower cost.


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INQ=I feel that it was

*CG 2line Tonya Price

Customer SAVE A LOT CLIP 9 04:39-48 "I FEEL :00 THAT IT WAS VERY INEXPENSIVE.. IT
DIDN'T COST MUCH.. THE CANNED FOODS WAS
30 CENTS A CAN AND MY BARGAIN SAVINGS
WAS 150 DOLLARS."


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VO-NAT VO-NAT


The Save A Lot is located in the
Roanoke Salem Plaza.. on the corner of
Melrose and Peters Creek.


The store's C-E-O says this is
the first grocery chain in that plaza
in 20 years.


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GRAPHIC=None Not a bad day to do some shopping


or be outside for that matter -
Meteorologist Jay Webb here with a look
at the weather.


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CK-TITAN RADAR ANALYSIS



CK-WXPRO WEATHER MAPS


< Webb in the SkyTracker7 Forecast
Center. Saturday night calls for clear
skies and lows near 30. Winds become
light.


High pressure slides off the east coast
Sunday bringing sunny skies and much
warmer temperatures to the area. Highs
are forecast around the lower 60s with
a southerly breeze.


Mostly sunny skies return Monday. The
week starts very warm with highs in the
mid 60s! South winds will be between
10-15mph with higher gusts.


Our next chance of rain arrives
Tuesday. Pockets of moderate rain will
be possible, with even a few stray
thunderstorms. Early projections look
like around 1.00" of rain. Highs
Tuesday are expected in the mid 60s.


SATURDAY NIGHT: Clear. Diminishing
wind. Low: 32


SUNDAY: Sunny and warmer. High: 61


Have a great night! Meteorologist Jay
Webb>>



FORECASTS


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GRAPHIC=None Coming up, lots of hoops from the


ACC, the ODAC and the high school ranks
in Region C, plus,


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*CG tease FINALLY!


Hidden Valley finally unveils its
new field house that was a pile of
rubble five months ago.


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GRAPHIC=Region C We start tonight on the hardwood


at Lord Botetourt where James River and


George Wythe locked up today for the
Region C, Division 2 Championship.


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VO-NAT

*CG locator Daleville

Knights vs. Maroons Mike Goad watched the Maroons :00 score the first 7 points on his team
before the River got in gear.


Corey Ware was working hard to
get free. He misses from in close, but
puts home his own miss on the follow
up.


But George Wythe kept the
pressure on throughout. Brandon Davis
comes up with the steal and kick ahead
to Devin Smith for the finger roll in
transition as the Maroons started to
pull away.


More George Wythe on the run. *CG final James River Will Sawyers finishes things off and 60 the Maroons win the Region C title with George Wythe a 72 to 60 win over James River.

72


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GRAPHIC=REGION C In the girls game Floyd County


took on Chilhowie, and the Lady Buffs
were without star player Lindsey
Thompson who reinjured her knee last
week.


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VO-NAT

*CG locator Daleville

Lady Buffs vs. Lady Warriors Thompson was forced to watch this :00 one from the sidelines but her
teammates picked up the slack.


Brittany Avancini goes down the
lane and hits Molly Brown who was good
on the jumper from the short corner.


The Warriors hung tough beating
the pressure for an easy hoop from
Fallon *CG final Chilhowie Walker, but Floyd hung on down the 47 stretch to win the Region C Floyd Co. Championship 53 to 47 over Chilhowie.

53


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GRAPHIC=UVA To the college ranks where the


Virginia Cavaliers will play 3 games in
5 days starting this afternoon at Miami
thanks to the rainout game at Georgia
Tech just over a week ago. Today in
South Florida there was a different
kind of delay.


CHANNEL=C VO-NAT
VO-NAT

*CG locator Coral Gables, FL

Lincoln Financial Sports-Raycom The game started 32 minutes late :00 after one of the rims was determined to
be bent. Officials and maintenance
crews did some work and then there was
basketball.


Jamil Tucker was filling up the
hoop on the good end early on. Tuck
had 14 points to go with 3 rebounds and
Virginia led 39 to 35 at halftime.


But Jack McClinton got hot in
the second half. He finished with 34
points for the Hurricanes who came back
to lead by as many as 15.


Sean Singletary helped Virginia
stay in it until the bitter end.
Singletary *CG final Virginia scored 41 points to go with 9 rebounds 93 and 4 assists but it wasn't enough as

Miami the Cavs lost a heartbreaker 95 to 93.

95


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GRAPHIC=ODAC It's semi-final Saturday for both


the men's and women's teams at the Old
Dominion Athletic Conference basketball
tournaments at the Salem Civic Center.


The men are playing tonight,
while


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VO-NAT

*CG locator Salem

Roanoke vs. Va. Wesleyan the ladies took the floor this :00 afternoon. The opener pitted Roanoke
College against the tourney's top seed
- Virginia Wesleyan.


Roanoke played the Marlins dead
even in the first half and then got a
working margin in the second as former
Cave Spring star Caitlyn Long hits the
driving shot in the paint.


The Maroons would keep pounding
it inside and Blacksburg product Erin


Hanson did not disapoint scoring a team
high 15 despite wearing the protecitve
mask. *CG final Virginia Wesleyan

62 Roanoke led by as many as seven Roanoke before the Marlins went inside to 59 Heather Phillips. She scored 16 and ODAC SEMI-FINALS grabbed 10 rebounds as Wesleyan foils
Roanoke's upset bid with the 62-to-59
win.


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GRAPHIC=TITANS The first day of a new month


often means the same thing, but for the
folks at Hidden Valley high school the
first day of March couldn't be any more
different than the first of October was
last fall.


Mike Stevens has more on the
school's unlikely field house
dedication this afternoon.


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*CG locator Roanoke Co.

October 1, 2007

:00

*CG locator Hidden Valley Field House

This Morning

:14

*CG 2line Steve Stilwell

Field House Project Coordinator

:22

*CG 2line Steve Helgeson

Donated Field House Equipment

1:07


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OQ=...NEWS 7 SPORTS." << On October first of 2007 - Hidden
(END SOT) Valley's new baseball and softball


facility was reduced to to a glorified
pile of kindling before they could even
put the roof on it.


But now exactly five months later
the 54 hundred square foot facility is
open for business.


STEVE STILWELL


Stillwell spearheaded the the
lofty effort to build the facility
without a penny of taxpayer's money.
Businesses and inviduals kicked money,


manpower and materials to make the
project a reality in time for the
current softball and baseball seasons.


But even with the building,
nothing would have been possible
without Steve Helgeson.


The former owner of the Hitting
Zone donated all of the nets, pitching
machines, pitching mounds and the
astroturf - equipment valued at more
than $50 thousand dollars.


STEVE HELGESON


Helgeson not only got to see his
equipment put to good use, but his
oldest son Zach - a University of
Maryland bound senior at Hidden Valley
- is in this week's Sports Illustrated
in the Face in the Crowd section.


Mike Stevens News 7 Sports.


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OQ=....Jay Webb.


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transitional month. But instead of
cooling down like we do in the fall,
this month is about warming up!


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Average highs are about 10 degrees
warmer in March, hitting around 60
degrees, except Blacksburg which is a
little cooler in the lower 50s.
Blacksburg's average low is also cooler
near 30, with mid 30s in Roanoke,
Lynchburg and Danville.


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JAY SU: March can be moody! And early
spring storms can provide decent rain.


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The area usually picks up around
4-inches of moisture, with Danville
leading the pack with 4.25". Average


snow really begins to fall off.
Danville sees around an inch, with
about 3-inches elsewhere.


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JAY SU: March is loaded with all kinds
of happenings! Here's a list!


++++++++++


Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday,
March 9th. Set your clocks up 1 hour
the night before. The first quarter
moon is near Mars on March 14th. Tired
of winter? Spring begins on March 20th.
Also, the full moon is March 21st at
2:40p.m. It's called the full worm
moon.


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JAY SU: Finally, The Roanoke Valley
Astronomical Society reports Mars is
visible overhead during sunset this
month. Have a wonderful month! I'm
SkyTaracker7 Meteorologist Jay Webb.>>

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