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ANCHOR=Jean

Coming up on News 7 at SIX: Roanoke City Council considers a plan to beef up inspection rules for rental properties--but are the new measures tough enough?
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VO-NAT


and they've been a part of the family for two years but three little pigs won't be calling Vinton home much longer. Their owner loses a round in court.

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Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Steve


In sports, Chicago Bulls world championship items hit the stores in full force, will this same Bulls team be back together next year, Michael J answers,

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VO-NAT


and a Florida judge gives Seattle Seahawk receiver Brian Blades an answer in his manslaughter trial.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


The first tropical depression of the season forms off the Florida coast..that story and some slow moving thunderstorms in tonight's weather forecast.

City-Council


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=jda
TAPE#96-37
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


Roanoke City Council has approved a rental inspection program to insure the safety of tenants and improve the quality of housing.
Double Boxes=Jean and JoeD/Microwave


But tonight Joe Dashiell reports council also heard complaints that the plan does not go far enough.
Joe, why so much criticism after such a lengthy series of public workshops?
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Clifton-Forge


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Drowning


Clifton Forge police say a young boy drowned last night after he fell from a bridge into Smith Creek.
It happened around 10-thirty.
Police say the body of 13-year old Joshua Patterson was found in the creek near Clifton Middle School. He had been reported missing several hours before.
Authorities say it appears Patterson was riding his bike when he somehow fell into the creek.
The medical examiner will determine the exact cause of death.
Police are still investigating.

Cliff-Fall


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-34
GRAPHIC=None


He fell off a cliff during a rock climbing accident.
But not only will 16-year old Daniel White live to tell about it... he could WALK out of the hospital tonight.
Scott Prince has the story.
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IN Q=Day two
SUPER=03-Giles Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Jim White/Daniel's Father; :27 (QUICK!!)
SUPER=01-Bobbie Scott/Witnessed Accident; :38
SUPER=@Scott2; :50
SUPER=01-Michael Painter/Hiker; :59
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OUT Q=S.P. News 7, Giles County


((Day two of Camp Bethel's 'Backpacking Week' promised to be full of interesting sights along the Appalachian Trail. NAT SOUND CHOPPER OVERHEAD
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This was one the kids had not bargained for.
One of the hikers... sixteen year- old Daniel White... plunged nearly forty feet while attempting to rock climb.
His father... who was a counselor on the trip... said climbing was not part of the schedule.
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SOT 12:29:38
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((JIM WHITE/DANIEL'S FATHER: I WAS LAST ONE OUT OF CAMP THIS MORNING PICKING UP THE LEFTOVERS AND ABOUT A QUARTER MILE DOWN THE TRAIL. THEY TOLD ME HE FELL. )) BUTT! BUTT! BUTT!
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((SOMETHING HE SHOULDN'T HAVE BEEN DOING.))
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The teen was climbing with a junior counselor.
But she thought White was experienced on the rocks.
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SOT 13:22:13
IN Q=I was like

((BOBBIE SCOTT/WITNESSED ACCIDENT: I WAS LIKE HAVE YOU EVER CLIMBED BEFORE AND HE'S LIKE 'YEAH, I'VE CLIMBED A FEW WALLS.' SO I FIGURED SINCE THERE WERE A LOT OF HOLES... BUT THEY COULD HAVE BEEN REAL LOOSE AND HE STEPPED ON ONE AND JUST WENT DOWN AND HIT ANOTHER LEDGE AND WENT ALL THE WAY DOWN. ))
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OUT Q=all the way down


Because of the remote Giles County terrain... rescue crews had a tough time reaching the scene.
So early on... it was other hikers who came to the aid of the teenager.
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IN Q=I went down

((MICHAEL PAINTER/HIKER: I WENT DOWN THERE A FEW TIMES ACTUALLY BEFORE THE PARAMEDICS GOT THERE AND SAID WE COULDN'T GO DOWN. I MADE SURE NO ONE MOVED HIM AND EVERYTHING LIKE THAT. ))
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Those at the scene call Daniel White extremely lucky.
Despite all of the tubes and braces... he suffered no serious injuries.
Not even a broken bone.
Scott Prince, News- 7, Giles County.))

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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at Six--
A Roanoke company, already making waves on Wall Street, snags a 13-million dollar deal.
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And one dog finds his home, while three little pigs are kicked out of theirs. We'll have those stories but first, let's check in with Robin Reed.
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Jones-Trial


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-40
GRAPHIC=None


After two murders in less than five months, Lynchburg police are looking for ways to stop the violence at a Hill City night spot.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/June 7;


Two of the city's three murders this year happened outside the Glass House nightclub on Wards Road.
Today, 29-year old Danny R. Jones told a jury he acted in self defense when he shot and killed Robert Lewis Allen in the club's parking lot in January.
Police have responded to dozens of calls at the Glass House in the past year.
Now they're examining all their options, including whether the restaurant's liquor license should be revoked.
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SOT 23:42:02
IN Q=The analogy would

((CHIEF CHARLES BENNETT/LYNCHBURG POLICE: THE ANALOGY WOULD BE IF YOU HAVE A FACTORY THAT PRODUCES TOXIC WASTE AND THE TOXIC WASTE GETS OUT IN THE PUBLIC THEN THE FACTORY'S RESPONSIBLE FOR THAT, AND I THINK THAT'S AN APT ANALOGY HERE. IF THERE'S VIOLENCE, IF THERE'S DISORDER SPILLING OUT OF ANY ESTABLISHMENT ONTO THE STREETS AND IS AFFECTING THE GENERAL PUBLIC, THEN CLEARLY WE HAVE AN OBLIGATION TO TAKE EVERY REASONABLE STEP WE CAN TO SEE THAT THAT DOESN'T OCCUR.))
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OUT Q=that doesn't occur.
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Bennett says security at the nightclub has "not" been enough to prevent problems from occurring.
Representatives for the outlet mall could not be reached today to comment on whether the Glass House will be allowed to stay at its present location.
Meanwhile the jury in Danny Jones' murder trial will hear closing arguments tomorrow.
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Prison-Food


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#96-35
GRAPHIC=None


An inmate at the Buckingham Correctional Facility says authorities are denying him his religious freedom by not letting him eat a special Muslim diet.
So now he's suing.
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VO-NAT
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Rahim X says he's a converted Muslim and needs a special diet outlined by the Nation of Islam.
Prison officials say their policy allows inmates to receive special religious diets if a clergyman is willing to confirm the inmate is sincere.
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IN Q=For some reason

((EDWARD MORRIS/DEPUTY DIR. DEPT. OF CORRECTIONS: FOR SOME REASON THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS WE HAD HUNDREDS AND HUNDREDS OF INMATES WANTING TO GET ON THESE DIETS AND ONCE THEY'RE ON THEY DON'T FOLLOW THE DIET AND WE HAVE TO REMOVE THEM. SO IT'S BECOME A VERY EXPENSIVE PROPOSITION FOR THE DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE THESE DIETS.))
SUPER=01-Edward Morris/Deputy Dir. Dept. of Corrections;
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OUT Q=provide these diets.
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VO-NAT


A federal judge will issue a ruling on the matter within the next few days.
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Mitchell


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#96-43
GRAPHIC=Billy Mitchell


More legal trouble for the former Carroll County administrator, Billy Mitchell.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File


The county grand jury today handed up nine more indictments against him.
Special prosecutor Gino Williams says eight of the charges involve Mitchell's handling of funds for a private cemetery.
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The ninth charge concerns a 350-thousand dollar check that was supposed to be used to post bond in an annexation case.
Williams says the money was deposited in another agency's account, to cover money Mitchell allegedly embezzled.

Optical-Cable


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-53
GRAPHIC=Optical Cable


Right after it began selling shares to the public, Optical Cable stock hovered around the 20-dollar mark.
Then it took off, breaking the 100 dollar barrier.
The price HAS settled down, but if you got in early you're still ahead of the game.
And Len Besthoff reports the company continues to grab the headlines AND investors attention.
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IN Q=Optical Cable
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SUPER=01-Luke Huybrechts/Optical Cable Senior VP Sales; :42
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((Optical Cable's 100- plus workforce makes fiber optic cable, and lots of it.
Odds are the Roanoke County company will churn out quite a bit more, with an expansion on the way and the landing of the largest deal in its history.
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SOT 09:05:58:12
IN Q=We have

((BOB KOPSTEIN/OPTICAL CABLE PRESIDENT: WE HAVE WON A PROJECT FOR 13 MILLION DOLLARS TO SUPPLY FIBER OPTIC CABLE THROUGH A TRADING COMPANY IN JAPAN.))
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OUT Q=in Japan.


The Japanese purchaser will use the cable for local and long distance telephone hookups.
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IN Q=By scoring

((By scoring this blockbuster deal in Japan Optical Cable has gained a toehold in a major new market and this is a company that already has its products in more than 65 countries all over the world.))
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IN Q=Japan is

((LUKE HUYBRECHTS/OPTICAL CABLE SENIOR VP SALES: JAPAN IS A LARGE EXISTING ECONOMY THAT WE WANNA WORK IN AND GET A BUNCH OF BUSINESS IN BUT ALSO IN THE DEVELOPING COUNTRIES WE THINK WE CAN DO AN AWFUL LOT AS THEY START TO GET ONSTREAM WITH MODERN COMMUNICATIONS.))
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OUT Q=modern communications.


Meanwhile the company's second quarter sales were up only slightly compared to a year ago.
Optical Cable says it's traditionally a slow period, and it expects a big sales increase by the end of the year.
Len Besthoff, News-7.))
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=Optical Cable


Shares in Optical Cable closed down an eighth today, at 48- dollars a- share.

Stocks


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=sly
TAPE#=Stocks
GRAPHIC=NONE


Stocks were mostly lower today. The Dow gained three points, closing at 56 hundred 52.
NASDAQ lost five-and-a-half points.
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Vinton-pigs


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=Sta
TAPE#96-39
GRAPHIC=none


There's a new twist on the tale of the three little pigs.
A Vinton family will either have to move or get rid of their pets...
This after a court ruling earlier today.
Intern reporter Stacey Martin has more.
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SUPER=03-Vinton; :00
SUPER=01-Emma Saunders/Pet Owner; :16
SUPER=01-Clay Goodman/Vinton Town Manager; :41
SUPER=19-Stacey Martin/Reporting; :51
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OUT Q=I'm SM.


((Wilbur, Arnold and Charlotte have been part of the Saunders family for two years.
But, now their days may be numbered.
Earlier town officials said that the family violated a town ordinance by keeping the pigs.
And today, a circuit county judge agreed.
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IN Q=I don't think

((EMMA SAUNDERS/PET OWNER; I DON'T THINK IT'S FAIR. I DON'T THINK IT'S RIGHT IN WHAT THEY'RE DOING. I STILL DON'T. DO YOU THINK BE THEIR ACTIONS THEY WERE SINGLING YOU OUT? I DO. YES I DO.))
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The Saunders have been fighting to keep their pets since last summer when town officials first took them to court.
Then a judge ruled in favor of the family saying they weren't violating the town ordinance.
But after receiving complaints from other residents in the area town officials changed the law.
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((CLAY GOODMAN/VINTON TOWN MANAGER; MOSTLY THEY WERE ADDRESSING THEIR CONCERNS ABOUT THE ANIMALS WANDERING AROUND LOOSE AND THE ANIMALS' EXCREMENT AND URINE AND BI-PRODUCTS OF THE ANIMALS.))
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((SAUNDERS SAYS SHE WAS FIGHTING FOR HER PETS AND THE RIGHTS OF OTHER PIG OWNERS TOO AFRAID TO TAKE ON TOWN OFFICIALS. BUT, NOW THE FIGHT IS OVER AND THEY'LL ALL BE PUT TO SLEEP BY THE END OF THIS MONTH. FOR NEWS 7 I'M STACEY MARTIN.))))

Pugsy


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#96-41
GRAPHIC=None


A happy ending for one of Roanoke's best known strays.
After an eight-hour flight "Pugsy" the pooch is back home in Germany.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/May;


He arrived in Frankfurt this morning.
Pugsy got lost in Roanoke and ended up at the S-P-C-A sometime in April.
After some searching, shelter workers found his owner, Randy Fair in Germany.
Fair is currently stationed there at an army base and has no idea how Pugsy got to the Star City.
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Sports tease


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=none


The celebration continues in Chicago, Michael J talks about his team's future, City Council honors some local future soccer stars,
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the Roanoke Star youth 13 team, which is headed to the Regionals. Roy Stanley will have that story in sports.
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S-Bulls


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-14
GRAPHIC=NBA Finals


The Chicago Bulls are celebrating the city's 4th NBA championship in the last 6 years today.
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VO-NAT #eng
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The Bulls beat the Seattle Supersonics 87-75 last night to clinch the series 4 games to 2.
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Today, sporting goods stores all over the Windy City were busy packing their shelves with the brand new Bulls championship goods.
City streets also dawned banners of a proud team.
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((LUC LONGLEY/BULLS CENTER:)) ((PHIL JACKSON/BULLS COACH:))
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S-Jordan


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-13
GRAPHIC=Michael Jordan


NBA finals MVP Michael Jordan has been a part of 4 world championships in 6 years, but perhaps this one means the most.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/Last Night; :00


Jordan's father was murdered some time ago and it was only fitting to his airness to win the title on Father's Day.
Jordan wept at mid court as he gripped the game ball and then later collapsed in tears in the Bulls training room.
He then offered his thoughts on whether this same team would be back together next season.
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((MICHAEL JORDAN/NBA FINALS MVP:)) ))
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S-Blades


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-12
GRAPHIC=NFL


In NFL news today, Seattle Seahawk wide receiver Brian Blades was cleared of manslaughter charges today.
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SUPER=03-Fort Lauderdale, FL; :00


Blades was facing up to 10 years in prison for his alleged involvement in the shooting death of his cousin, Charles,
But a Florida circuit judge overturned the jury's guilty verdict
and acquitted Blades, who broke down in tears after the verdict was read.
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S-MLB


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-9
GRAPHIC=MLB Logo


28 major league baseball teams, only 4 were in action today. First, to Pittsburgh for the Mets and the Pirates.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA/Mets vs. Pirates; :00


Both teams in second to last place in each of their respective divisions and the mets jump out in a hurry.
Bernard Gilkey puts New York on the board with this RBI one bagger that plates Lance Johnson in the top of the first.
Jeff Kent and Mr. Johnson would then hit home runs in the second and third. 5 total runs come home on those hits. right now, it is 6-6 in the 8th.
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ANCHOR=Steve
SS=HOld MLB


San Francisco is beating Florida 1-nothing in the other matinee.

S-Council


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-11
GRAPHIC=Soccer


City Council got it's kicks in chambers today.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


This Afternoon, Major david Bowers and council honored the Roanoke Star Youth 13 team for winning the soccer state championship June 2nd.
the major proclaimed June 17th Roanoke Star Youth Soccer day in celebration of the team.
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((JOHN SARVER/YOUTH 13 COACH:))
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S-Soccer


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-7
GRAPHIC=Soccer Logo


That team will represent Virginia in the regional soccer tournament.
And Roy Stanley says it's success indicates soccer's growth in this part of the state.
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((The Roanoke Star U-13 White team qualified for the regionals by knocking off defending champion Midlothian in the state championship a couple of weeks ago.
Its the first time a team from Southwest Virginia has qualified for the Regionals.)) ((DANNY BEAMER/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ROANOKE VALLEY YOUTH SOCCER: )) ((The Star will compete against teams from 14 different states in region one.
The majority of the teams are state champions which will take the competition to a higher level than the state.
But the kids that make up the star squad has been together since day one of the youth soccer program.)) ((DONNIE SMITH/CENTRAL MIDFIELDER: )) ((MICHAEL BEAR/SWEEPER: )) ((ROY STANDUP: ))
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SWIM-SAFETY


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=SIX
WRITER=PEV
TAPE#96-42
GRAPHIC=None


Three diverse groups are getting together to help both young and old be safe in the pool this summer.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The Red Cross, Roanoke Housing Authority, and Parks and Recreation are sponsoring a program designed to teach swimming lessons AND to certify lifeguards.
Thanks to an art auction, there are 50 scholarships available to people who want to learn how to swim, but the program is more than just lessons.
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((BETTY WHITTAKER/AMERICAN RED CROSS: THE LIFEGUARD TRAINING IS 33 HOURS AND ALSO INCLUDES PROFESSIONAL RESCUER ALSO INCLUDES FIRST AID. AND THE BASIC LEARN TO SWIM PROGRAM THAT THESE CHILDREN WILL BE INVOLVED IN, THAT IS FOR TWO WEEKS FOR 50 MINUTES EACH NIGHT AT THE END THEY GET ABOUT 10 MINUTES OF PLAY TIME TO JUST KIND OF JUST EXPERIMENT IN THE WATER AND JUST SHOW WHAT THEY'VE ACTUALLY LEARNED.))
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OUT Q=actually learned. (11:04:22)
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If you're interested in the program you can contact the Red Cross in Roanoke.
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