06:00-01

Headlines

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NEWSCAST=morning
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Astronauts of the space shuttle Atlantis take a historic stroll in space this morning,
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and a conviction and sentence for the man on trial for the murder of Israeli Prime Minister, Yitzhak Rabin.
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wx-head/live-head
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ANCHOR=Melanie


News 7 Mornin' is next.

AMIR


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In Israel this morning, Yigal Amir has been convicted and sentenced for the November assassination of Israeli prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Tel Aviv;


Just hours after convicting Amir of murder the Tel Aviv judge sentenced him to life in prison.
He was also found guilty of aggravated assault in the wounding of a bodyguard and given an additional six years.
The 25-year-old admitted to pulling the trigger in the shooting but his defense claimed he only intended to paralyze the leader, not kill him.
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SPACEWALK


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WRITER=MEL
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Two American Astronauts are walking into the history books.
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Early this morning Linda Godwin and Rich Clifford became the first Americans to walk in space outside the Russian space station Mir.
The six hour stroll includes attaching cosmic dust catchers and paint samples onto Mir.
They're also testing tools for both Russian and U-S spacesuits.
The last time NASA astronauts had a walk outside a space station was in 19-74 at Skylab.
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DOLE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
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Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole says the battle for the G-O-P nomination is over.
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He's finally claiming victory after winning a clean sweep of yesterday's primaries in California, Washington and Nevada.
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((I THINK THE SIGNS LOOK PRETTY GOOD AND I AM SO CONFIDENT I'M GOING TO DECLARE THAT I'M THE REPUBLICAN NOMINEE. ))
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Meantime, rival Pat Buchanan concedes that Dole will be the party's nominee but promises to remain in the race.
He says he is not giving up because he wants to continue to have influence on the Republican agenda.
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Supervisors


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPEedit of county supers #96-15
GRAPHIC=County Seal


It is the largest planned residential development in Roanoke County history.
Last night the County Board of Supervisors agreed to rezone 315 acres near the Blue Ridge Parkway.
The vote should clear the way for a development that could include more than a thousand residential units by the year 2020.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The Wiltshire development is the result of compromise and a process that brought together the developer, county officials, and advocates for the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Despite lingering concerns about traffic and commercial development, the supervisors approved the project on a four to one vote.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Also, supervisors voted to keep the personal property and real estate tax rates at their current levels.
Supporters of the proposed school bond issue hope the vote reassures residents who fear construction of a new Cave Spring High School and other school improvements will result in higher taxes.

Council


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPEedit of l'burg council #96-10
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg


Also last night, Lynchburg City Council agreed to spend more than one million dollars to make the Circuit Courthouse and clerk's office a safer place.
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The money will build a two- story addition with new jail cells for prisoners awaiting trial.
It will also increase security measures inside the courthouse.
City officials say construction on the new addition could get underway within a month.
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1-Sports


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In sports --
Orlando's 40-game home winning streak is history after the Los Angeles Lakers hammered the Magic 113-to-91.
Steve Mason has the details.
Good morning Steve.
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1-weather


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One-Larry


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(Live Interview)



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SUPER=13-John Cosgrove/Lee Hartman & Sons;



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Town-Hall


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-20
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Southside residents got together in Danville last night to respond to a lengthy study designed to carry the area into the 21st Century.
The document was the work of volunteers from Danville, Pittsylvania County and Caswell County, North Carolina.
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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((Both young and old turned out for the "town hall" style meeting-- which is exactly what organizers were hoping for.
For nearly a year, volunteers have been outlining ways to make the area a better place to live.
Over the weekend-- results of their work was circulated by a Danville newspaper.
Education was the first topic up for discussion.
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Residents also commented on what they'd like to see in terms of economic development.
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((LAURA REID; ))
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Entertainment for the area's young people was another key issue.
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((BARBARA COLEMAN: ))
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stand up
There's still plenty of work ahead. Organizers and volunteers must now decide which new ideas they'd like to add to their own list. After that, they'll have the task of taking what's on paper and making it a reality. Teresa Hamilton, News 7, Danville.))

Vision-Screening


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=Sch
TAPE# 596-06
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And here's another vision of the future...
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Prevent Blindness Virginia has a new method for screening children's eyes.
Educators are learning about the Photoscreener-- it takes instant pictures of the eyes.
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((LUCY MEMMO/VISION SPECIALIST: WERE VERY EXCITED TO BE INTRODUCING THE PHOTO SCREENING CAMERA TO THE STATE OF VIRGINIA IT'S A FAIRLY NEW CAMERA THAT ACTUALLY TAKES PICTURES OF THE CHILD'S EYE AND FROM THAT PICTURE WE CAN TELL WHETHER THIS CHILD HAS A REFRACTIVE ERROR OR NEEDS SOME TYPE OF GLASSES TO HELP TO ALLEVIATE A VISION PROBLEM. ))
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Although the Photoscreener is targeted at kids, it can be used by anyone-- and especially those who can't speak, or have special needs such as cerebral palsy, autism or Down-Syndrome.
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Self-Defense


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#596-07
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Working to sharpen the body and mind is a goal of the martial arts.
The teachers at American Freestyle Karate in Roanoke say their sport will improve physical condition, concentration-- and as Beth Myer reports, it will also give you an upper hand in self defense.
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(( American Freestyle Karate works on total body conditioning. The workout improves balance, coordination and concentration. Instructors say most of the CHILDREN who participate earn better grades in school and end up on the A/B honor roll.
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((CAROL THOMAS/INSTRUCTOR: THE PEOPLE THAT AREN'T IN SCHOOL, DO BETTER AT WORK. WE HEAR THEY DID BETTER, GOT A RAISE, OR PROMOTION BECAUSE OF CONCENTRATION SKILLS THEY'VE DEVELOPED AND THEIR STICK- TO- ITIVENESS BECAUSE THEY CAN SET A GOAL AND SEE IT THROUGH.))
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The workouts are challenging. Instructors teach the importance of paying strict attention to detail, especially when it comes to working out with ancient weapons like the nunchaku (nun-chak-koo).
This part of the workout develops basic skills for self defense like... speed and power.
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((EDDIE THOMAS/INSTRUCTOR & BLACK BELT: THE NUNCHAKU IS AN EYE HAND COORDINATION DEVICE. BEING ABLE TO DO ONE THING WITH ONE HAND AND SOMETHING ENTIRELY DIFFERENT WITH THE OTHER REQUIRES A LOT OF AGILITY. ))
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Karate instruction includes exercises in self defense.
continue video here with natsot of a take down.
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((CAROL THOMAS/INSTRUCTOR & BLACK BELT: I HAD NO CONCEPT OF WHERE OR HOW TO HURT A PERSON, NOW I FEEL CONFIDENT I COULD DO SOMETHING AS LONG AS THE PERSON DIDN'T HAVE A WEAPON. ))
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For those mainly interested in the physical workout, instructors say Karate will certainly meet that need.
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((GARY KELLY/BLACK BELT: AEROBICS IS REALLY GOOD FOR THE HEART AND GETTING YOUR SYSTEM UP AND BREAKING A GOOD SWEAT. IT SEEMS TO BE A LOT OF THE SAME ROUTINES ALL THE TIME. I FOUND WITH KARATE, REAL GOOD, WORKOUT BREAK A GOOD SWEAT BUT YOU'RE LEARNING SOMETHING NEW ALL THE TIME . IT WASN'T THE SAME ROUTINES ALL THE TIME. ))
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Karate is for all ages. Children normally start no younger than five... and the oldest student at this studio is 81. I'm Beth Myer, News 7.))

2-scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
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The Los Angeles Lakers ended Orlando's 40-game home winning streak last night.
The Magic had put together the second-longest home winning streak in N-B-A history. '
Chicago can stretch its record streak to 42 straight home wins Thursday against Atlanta.
Let's go to the scoreboards.
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SUPER=96-LA Lakers/113/Orlando/=91//New York/=83/Houston/=74;
SUPER=96-Atlanta/114/Toronto/111//Detroit/=86/Vancouver/=75;
SUPER=96-Washington/=96/Cleveland/=89//Indiana/103/Boston/=96;
SUPER=96-Phoenix/102/Sacramento/=98//Charlotte/119/Denver/112;
SUPER=96-Seattle/114/Golden State/102//LA Clippers/103/Milwaukee/=97;



SUPER=97-Nebraska/=90/Tulane/=78//St. Joseph's/=74/Alabama/=69;


Two-Larry


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(Live Interview)



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2headlines


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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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An Israeli law student is sentenced to life in prison plus six years for the assassination of prime minister Yitzhak Rabin.
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In the wake of resounding victories in last night's western primaries, Senator Bob Dole finally claimed the Republican presidential nomination for his own.
Dole easily won the contests in California, Nevada, and Washington.
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And a stroll in space around the Russian space station.
It's the first-ever spacewalk by Americans outside ``Mir.''
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ANCHOR=Melanie


And that's what's making news on this Wednesday March 27th.
Don't go away, News 7 Mornin will be right back.

YIGAL-AMIR


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE# net
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A former law student will spend life in prison for gunning down Israli Prime minister Yitzhak Rabin.
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SUPER=03-Tel Aviv;


A Tel Aviv judge handed down the sentence today after convicting Yigal Amir of murder.
The 25-year old was given an additonal six years for wounding a bodyguard.
In convicting Amir, the judge rejected the defense contention that the killing was manslaughter.
The judge ruled Amir acted in a cool, calculating manner when he gunned down Rabin last November.
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campaign-96


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE# net
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Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole declares victory in the race for the Republican Presidential nomination.
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SUPER=03-Washington DC/Last Night;


Yesterday the Senate Majority leader easily won primaries in California, Nevada and Washington.
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(( THE BATTLE FOR THE REPUBLICAN NOMINATION IS OVER AND THE BATTLE FOR THE NATION BEGINNING TONIGHT. ))
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Meantime rival Pat Buchanan conceded that Dole was the nominee.. but has pledged to remain in the race in order to influence Dole's vice presidential choice and the Republican agenda.
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Warner


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
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Turning now to politics in Virginia --
Democratic U-S Senate Candidate Mark Warner is refusing political action committee money.
But Republicans say that while Warner was the Democrats' state chairman, he accepted more than 300-thousand dollars in PAC funds.
Republicans yesterday called Warner a hypocrite.
A Warner spokesman says this must be the first time a candidate has been attacked for NOT taking PAC money.


Farris


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
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Meantime, conservative Christian leader Michael Farris plans to step up his campaign efforts on behalf of Jim Miller, who is seeking the Republican Senate nomination.
Farris is the former candidate for lieutenant governor.
His candidacy was not supported by Republican Senator John Warner, who is being challenged by Miller.

ASTRONAUTS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE# net
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They're making history in space this morning.
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SUPER=04-LIVE - NASA;


We're seeing live shots from NASA as astronauts from the shuttle "Atlantis" conduct a spacewalk outside the Russian space-station "Mir" this morning.
No American has ever performed a spacewalk outside "Mir".
Astronauts Linda Godwin and Rich Clifford are spending the day installing scientific instruments and testing tools designed to fit either U-S or Russian spacesuits.
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swimmer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=none


From space to the ocean --
An incredible story of survival.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Juan, Puerto Rico;


Officials with Carnival Cruises say an intoxicated passenger aboard their Celebration cruise ship fell overboard, plunging 75 feet into the sea.
The cruise ship and the Coast Guard launched a man overboard search but were unable to spot the man.
Somehow the American college student managed to swim to the shores of Puerto Rico in the middle of the night.
The nine mile swim took him 10 hours.
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3-Sports


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cro
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In sports, Steve Mason has the latest from the N-I-T, plus Roy Stanley checks in with the Express.
Good morning Steve.
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Three-Larry


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WRITER=ldo
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(Live Interview)



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;



SUPER=13-John Cosgrove/Lee Hartman & Sons;



SUPER=11-Roanoke;



(Toss to bump)


County-Supers


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-15
GRAPHIC=County Seal


The largest planned residential development in Roanoke County history was okayed by the County Board of Supervisors last night.
They rezoned 315 acres near the Blue Ridge Parkway.
The vote should clear the way for a development that could include more than a thousand residential units by the year 2020.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The Wiltshire development is the result of compromise and a process that brought together the developer, county officials, and advocates for the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Despite lingering concerns about traffic and commercial development, the supervisors approved the project on a four to one vote.
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((JIM OLIN/COALITION FOR THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY: ALL OF THE INTERESTS GOT TOGETHER. THEY GOT TOGETHER IN A WAY WHERE THEY WERE OBLIGED TO FIND A WAY THAT WOULD BE SATISFACTORY TO ALL AND THEY DID.)) ((LEN BOONE/DEVELOPER: IT'S MUCH BETTER FOR US JUST FROM THE SELFISH PERSPECTIVE OF DEVELOPER. THE REALITY IS WHILE IT'S BETTER FOR US, IT'S BETTER FOR THE COMMUNITY AND IT'S BETTER FOR THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY.))
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Also last night, supervisors voted to keep the personal property and real estate tax rates at their current levels.
Supporters of the proposed school bond issue hope the vote reassures residents who fear construction of a new Cave Spring High School and other school improvements will result in higher taxes.

L'burg-Council


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-10
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg


Lynchburg is ready to spend more than one million dollars to make its Circuit Courthouse and clerk's office a safer place.
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Council last night allocated more than one- point- four million dollars to build a two- story addition to its facility on Court Street.
The project will provide new jail cells for prisoners awaiting trial, and increased security measures inside the courthouse.
Sheriff Lawrence Simpson says the improvements have been a long time coming.
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((LAWRENCE SIMPSON/LYNCHBURG SHERIFF: WITH TODAY'S CLIMATE AND THE AMOUNT OF DRUGS COMING IN, A LOT OF TIMES PEOPLE HAVE IDEAS ABOUT WHAT THEY'RE GOING TO DO AND WHAT THEY'RE NOT GOING TO DO. THE SIGN THAT HANGS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT SAYS `THE LAW HAS HONORED US, MAY WE HONOR IT'. SOMETIMES YOU DON'T FIND THE HONOR FOR LAW ANYMORE THAT YOU USED TO. SO THEREFORE OUR JOB HAS BECOME MORE TENABLE AS A RESULT OF NOT HAVING THE SECURITY IN PLACE. ))
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City officials say construction on the new addition could get underway within a month.
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Town-Hall


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-20
GRAPHIC=NONE


Southside residents got together in Danville last night to respond to a lengthy study designed to carry the area into the 21st Century.
The document was the work of volunteers from Danville, Pittsylvania County and Caswell County, North Carolina.
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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SUPER=07-John Sullivan; :20
SUPER=07-Laura Reid; :36
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((Both young and old turned out for the "town hall" style meeting-- which is exactly what organizers were hoping for.
For nearly a year, volunteers have been outlining ways to make the area a better place to live.
Over the weekend-- results of their work was circulated by a Danville newspaper.
Education was the first topic up for discussion.
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((JOHN SULLIVAN: ))
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Residents also commented on what they'd like to see in terms of economic development.
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((LAURA REID; ))
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Entertainment for the area's young people was another key issue.
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((BARBARA COLEMAN: ))
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stand up
There's still plenty of work ahead. Organizers and volunteers must now decide which new ideas they'd like to add to their own list. After that, they'll have the task of taking what's on paper and making it a reality. Teresa Hamilton, News 7, Danville.))

Taylor-Center


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=Sch
TAPE#96-18
GRAPHIC=Education


A Roanoke Public School is striving to meet the needs of children in need of extra attention in the classroom.
The Noel C. Taylor Learning Academy opened its doors yesterday.
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The school is an alternative education center for troubled youth in the Roanoke area.
Student Robert Addison says he wants to give others a good impression of the school.
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((ROBERT ADDISON/STUDENT: PEOPLE USUALLY THINK WE ARE BAD KIDS; WE GO AROUND DOING BAD STUFF AND THAT'S WHY THEY KICKED US OUT OF SCHOOL. BUT YOU KNOW BASICALLY WHAT WE'RE JUST TRYING TO DO IS GIVE THE SCHOOL A GOOD NAME.))
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Former Roanoke Mayor Taylor says he has high expectations for the students.
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((NOEL C. TAYLOR/FORMER MAYOR: I'M PREDICTING THAT SOME OF THE STUDENTS FROM THIS LEARNING ACADEMY WILL GO FORWARD AND ACHIEVE EXCELLENCE AND WE ARE GOING TO BE PROUD OF THEM. ))
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School officials say they hope to provide the guidance the students need for successful futures.
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4-scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=nit logo


St. Joseph's and Nebraska are having a successful run in the N-I-T.
St. Joseph's outlasted Alabama in overtime after the Cornhuskers toppled Tulane.
Neither finalist has ever won a college basketball championship.
Let's check out the scoreboards.
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SUPER=97-Nebraska/=90/Tulane/=78//St. Joseph's/=74/Alabama/=69;



SUPER=96-Atlanta/114/Toronto/111//Detroit/=86/Vancouver/=75;
SUPER=96-Washington/=96/Cleveland/=89//Indiana/103/Boston/=96;
SUPER=96-LA Lakers/113/Orlando/=91//New York/=83/Houston/=74;
SUPER=96-Phoenix/102/Sacramento/=98//Charlotte/119/Denver/112;
SUPER=96-Seattle/114/Golden State/102//LA Clippers/103/Milwaukee/=97;



SUPER=103-New Jersey/==6/Tampa Bay/==4//Pittsburgh/==8/St. Louis/==4;
SUPER=103-Washington/==7/NY Islanders/==1//Winnipeg/==8/Dallas/==2;




Bedford-Parade


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-21
GRAPHIC=NONE


Before we go --
They finished the season undefeated-- and won their first- ever state basketball championship.
But those weren't the only rewards for the Liberty High School Minutemen.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford/Yesterday;


The high school hoopsters who clinched the Double- A State Basketball championship got a parade through downtown Bedford yesterday.
We'll leave you with the sights and sounds of the Parade of Champions. (-------------) Have a great day!