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7L'burg-Delegation

ANCHOR=Melanie
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WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-61
GRAPHIC=NONE
SUPER=19-Melanie Moon;


Investigators are pushing hard to determine what caused the explosion of TWA Flight 800.
All 230 people aboard were killed.
The crash hits a little too close to home for some people in the area.
Just two and a half weeks ago a Lynchburg delegation was on T-W-A Flight 800, heading to Paris.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Frank Britt and members of a Lynchburg committee spent six days in France.
They were working on a sister city agreement with the city of (Ray Mahl-may-zone) Reuil-Mailmaison.
Britt says reports of the same flight going down left him shaken.
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SOT 6:26:03
IN Q=I said

((FRANK BRITT/SISTER CITY DELEGATION: I SAID `OH NO, NOT ANOTHER CRASH', AND I REALIZED IT WAS A TWA FLIGHT AND THEN THEY SAID IT WAS THE FLIGHT FROM JFK TO DE GAULLE, AND YOU CAN'T IMAGINE WHAT WENT THROUGH MY MIND. I SAID THIS COULD HAVE BEEN ME AND EVERYONE ELSE WHO WAS ON THE PLANE THAT I KNEW. IT WAS SCARY, IT WAS VERY SCARY.))
SUPER=01-Frank Britt/Sister City Delegation; :00
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=it was very scary.
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VO-NAT


Britt and Lynchburg College president Charles Warren were two of the people on that July 1st flight.
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7First-Baptist


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#96-53
GRAPHIC=Fire aftermath


The first black church in Roanoke has been reduced to a pile of rubble.
Yesterday the burned out shell of First Baptist Church was brought down.
Jay Moore has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=The old
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=07-John Reynolds; :17
SUPER=@Jay2; :26
SUPER=07-Lanban Reid; :42
SUPER=04-November 1990; :50
SUPER=04-Amateur Video -- April 22, 1995; 1:01
RUNS=1:29
OUT Q=nEWS 7

(( The old First Baptist Church overcame many hurdles throughout its 97- year- history.
But it couldn't overcome a decision that its congregation made to raze what was left of the structure following arson.
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SOT nat sound of falling...
IN Q=

(( ))
RUNS=:00
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SOT 14:01:09
IN Q=I was baptized

((JOHN REYNOLDS: I WAS BAPTIZED HERE. MY FAMILY COME UP IN THIS CHURCH. WE'RE JUST REALLY GOING TO MISS IT.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=miss it.


The demolition of the church may have been a lot more than the construction crew bargained for.
After two attempts to pull down the 97- year- old structure using a bulldozer and cables...the process was delayed further while crews waited for a crane.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:00:26
IN Q=I'm a member

((LANBAN REID: I'M A MEMBER OF THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH. I WAS BAPTIZED IN THAT CHURCH. IT WAS A LOT OF SENTIMENTAL VALUE. I'LL MISS IT. IT WAS A REAL PART OF ME.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=part of me.


Old First Baptist was the first black church in the Roanoke area.
Its first congregation started construction with only 11 dollars in the bank.
Several years ago a group of artists and actors tried to resurrect it as an arts center.
But that was put to a halt after the church was gutted in April of last year when two juveniles set fire to the building.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:01:16
IN Q=We're just going

((REYNOLDS: WE'RE JUST GOING TO REALLY MISS IT BUT IT HAS TO GO AND BESIDES IT'S JUST BRICK AND MORTAR AND OUR MAIN MISSION, AS FAR AS CHRISTIANS, IS PEOPLE NOT JUST BRICK AND MORTAR.))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=brick and mortar.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:00:40
IN Q=In time everything has

((REID: IN TIME EVERYTHING HAS TO GO SO I CAN ADJUST TO THAT TOO.))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=to that to.


In Roanoke, Jay Moore, News 7.))

7Leadership


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE#96-54
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About 90 middle and high school students in the New River Valley are learning how to counsel their classmates.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


The students went to a teen leadership conference at Virginia Tech, where they discussed domestic abuse, AIDS and social diversity.
They've trained to serve as peer counselors and conflict managers in their schools.
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SOT 10:16:57
IN Q=

((BROOKS TAYLOR/GILES HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT: WE'RE LEARNING HOW TO HANDLE CONFLICTS AND HELP PEOPLE, WALK THEM THROUGH THEIR PROBLEMS. ))
SUPER=01-Brooks Taylor/Giles High School Student;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=through their problems.
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VO-NAT


The students also took a hard look at themselves to better understand their own personalities.
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SOT 10:21:51
IN Q=

((BREANNA LAWSON/CHRISTIANSBURG H.S. STUDENT: WE'RE TAKING A SESSION ON PERSONALITY DIFFERENCES AND THAT'LL HELP ME LEARN ABOUT MYSELF A LITTLE MORE, FIND OUT WHAT I'M LIKE, AND I THINK THAT'LL HELP ME RELATE BETTER WITH OTHER PEOPLE. ))
SUPER=01-BreAnna Lawson/Christiansburg H.S. Student;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=with other people.
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VO-NAT


The New River Valley Community Services Board sponsored the workshop.
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7weather


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Turning now to the forecast -
Your weekend is going to get off to a cloudy start today.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, with tempertures in the 90s.
Tonight, partial clearing with low near 70 degrees.
7BIRTHDAYS! 7/21/96
Sunday:

SUPER=130-10/Matthew Joyce/Rocky Mount;



SUPER=130-6/Matthew Swinney/Axton;



SUPER=130-7/Richard Brandon/Penhook;



SUPER=130-53/Barbara Kirby/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-3/Jonathan Alley/Pulaski;



SUPER=130-25/Buddy Bishop/Blacksburg;



SUPER=130-12/John Wilson/Rockbridge Baths;



SUPER=130-7/Kaitlin Ayres/Stewartsville;



SUPER=130-10/Kevin Jenkins/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-10/Courtney Akers/Christiansburg;


Monday:

SUPER=130-10/Ryan Parrish/New Castle;



SUPER=130-10/Brandon Ruble/New Castle;



SUPER=130-8/Leann Bond/Christiansburg;



SUPER=130-23/Mike Patrick/Christiansburg;



SUPER=130-38/Jack Dunlap/Natural Bridge Station;



SUPER=130-2/Clifton Hatcher II/Salem;



SUPER=130-/Zeb Adkins/Chatham;



SUPER=130-13/Stephanie Sutphin/Pilot;



(No Pictures)



SUPER=130-27/Steven Poff/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-14/Franklin McDaniel/Lynchburg;



SUPER=130-47/Linda Kress/Dublin;


55FBI-Weapons


ANCHOR=Melanie
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WRITER=nle
TAPE#none
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SUPER=19-Melanie Moon;


The F-B-I has reversed its decision to stop checking fingerprints of concealed-weapon permit applicants in Virginia.
Officials decided to extend the grace period to next March at the request of Congressman Jim Moran.
Otherwise, the F-B-I can make fingerprint checks only for criminal investigations.

55Lexington-Bus


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-58
GRAPHIC=NONE


Lexington City Council has voted NOT to close down the city's only bus station, at least for now.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington/June 13;


The station, located on main street, had been on a 30- day- trial run.
Council has decided to form a committee to determine if the stop is detrimental to the downtown area by tying up traffic.
The stop will be open at least until December 31st.
The station's manager says business has been good.
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55Mod-U-Kraf


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-47
GRAPHIC=Business News


A local home manufacturer has moved into a multi million faciltiy.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;


Mod-U-Kraf showed off its new 3- million dollar home yesterday at the Franklin County-Rocky Mount Industrial Park.
The company is celebrating its 25th anniversary-- making the event twice as sweet.
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SOT 2:15:54
IN Q=It's a very

((JOE CAMPBELL/MOD-U-KRAF VICE PRESIDENT: IT'S A VERY EXCITING DAY BECAUSE OF OUR NEW FACILITY HERE, OF COURSE, AND THE OPPORTUNITIES IT MAKES FOR OUR EMPLOYEES AND FRANKLIN COUNTY. IT WAS TIME WE HAD A NEW FACILITY AND WE'RE VERY, VERY PLEASED WITH THE RESULTS OF IT.))
SUPER=01-Joe Campbell/Mod-U-Kraf V.P.;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=results of it
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


Mod-U-Kraf will continue to build homes from its other Rocky Mount plant.
Add that output to the new facility and production could quadruple.
The workforce has already doubled to 120 employees.
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55B'burg-Play


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-51
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Peanuts gang takes center state in Blacksburg.
Tonight is opening night for the Playmakers and Company Theater's production of "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown."
And as Tracy Altizer reports it's first production with an all- kid cast.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=(SINGING) You're a good man...
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Wednesday; :00
SUPER=00-Lauren Trice/"Snoopy"; :32
SUPER=01-Christina Longobardi/"Lucy"; :39
SUPER=01-Scott Call/"Schroeder"; :44
SUPER=01-Ross Thompson/"Charlie Brown"; :56
SUPER=01-Robbin Nuckolls/Director; 1:14 QUICK
SUPER=@Tracy2; 1:19
RUNS=1:29
OUT Q=Altizer, News 7. (STAGE LIGHTS FADE TO BLACK, BE CAREFUL NOT TO PUNCH

OUT OF THE PKG BEFORE THE TAG.)
(((/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:15:15 NAT OF SINGING

((YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN, YOU'RE A PRINCE AND A PRINCE COULD BE KING ))
RUNS=:11


The gang's all here...Charlie Brown, piano whiz-kid Schroeder, Snoopy and Woodstock, make that THREE Woodstocks, don't forget know-it-all Lucy, and of course Charlie Brown's heartthrob, known only as the Little Red-headed girl.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:22:41

((SHE NIBBLES HER PENCIL, SHE'S HUMAN. ))
RUNS=:03


For these young actors and actresses, the play is a chance to forget their own human natures and be someone else.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 1532:05

((LAUREN TRICE/"SNOOPY": I LIKE BEING ABLE TO BE WILD AND CRAZY WITHOUT MY MOM GOING "YOU CAN'T DO THAT" OR "CALM DOWN." ))
SOT 15:34:43

((CHRISTINA LONGOBARDI/"LUCY": THIS IS LIKE, WHAT I HOPE TO DO WHEN I GROW UP AND IT'S REALLY FUN."))
SOT 15:36:32

((SCOTT CALL/"SCHROEDER": I THINK IT'S REALLY FUN JUST TO WORK WITH OTHER KIDS, AND THE APPLAUSE AT THE END IS REWARDING.))
RUNS=:19


Rewarding enough for most of the cast to make all the summer sacrifices worthwhile.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:36:32

((ROSS THOMPSON/"CHARLIE BROWN": IT'S BEEN FUN EXCEPT IT'S ALSO BEEN A LOT OF HARD WORK. I'VE HAD TO STOP PLAYING BASEBALL AND STOP 4-H CAMP. ))
RUNS=:08
(/////SOT/////)
SOT NAT BREAK 15:13:33

((RUM PUM PUM, RUM PUM PUM 15:18:54RUM PA PA NA RUM PUM PUM))
RUNS=:04


The sacrifice and hard work have apparently paid off.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:46:33

((ROBBIN NUCKOLLS/DIRECTOR: I SET MY EXPECTATIONS REALLY HIGH, PROBABLY HIGHER THAN I PROBABLY SHOULD, BUT THEY ALWAYS RISE UP AND THEY MEET IT, YOU KNOW, IT'S BEEN GREAT. ))
RUNS=:07


Of course, Charlie Brown is the hero. But it just wouldn't be Peanuts without Lucy getting the last word.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:21:01

((IF ONLY HE WEREN'T SO WISHY-WASHY. ))
RUNS=:03


Tracy Altizer, News 7.))

55weather


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Turning now to the forecast -
Your weekend is going to get off to a cloudy start today.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, with tempertures in the 90s.
Tonight, partial clearing with low near 70 degrees.
Looking ahead to the rest of the weekend, tomorrow will be partly sunny and less humid.
Highs will be in the mid 80s.

8L'burg-Delegation


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-61
GRAPHIC=NONE
SUPER=19-Melanie Moon;


Rescue crews are back out again this morning, searching the waters off the coast of Long Island for the flight recorders from T-W-A flight 800. All 230 people aboard were killed.
The crash hits a little too close to home for some people in the area.
Just two and a half weeks ago a Lynchburg delegation was on T-W-A Flight 800, heading to Paris.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Frank Britt and members of a Lynchburg committee spent six days in France.
They were working on a sister city agreement with the city of (Ray Mahl-may-zone) Reuil-Mailmaison.
Britt says reports of the same flight going down left him shaken.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 6:26:03
IN Q=I said

((FRANK BRITT/SISTER CITY DELEGATION: I SAID `OH NO, NOT ANOTHER CRASH', AND I REALIZED IT WAS A TWA FLIGHT AND THEN THEY SAID IT WAS THE FLIGHT FROM JFK TO DE GAULLE, AND YOU CAN'T IMAGINE WHAT WENT THROUGH MY MIND. I SAID THIS COULD HAVE BEEN ME AND EVERYONE ELSE WHO WAS ON THE PLANE THAT I KNEW. IT WAS SCARY, IT WAS VERY SCARY.))
SUPER=01-Frank Britt/Sister City Delegation; :00
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=it was very scary.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Britt and Lynchburg College president Charles Warren were two of the people on that July 1st flight.
(----------------)



8First-Baptist


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#96-53
GRAPHIC=Fire aftermath


A historic Roanoke landmark has been reduced to nothing more than a pile of bricks.
Yesterday the burned out shell of the First Baptist Church was demolished.
Jay Moore files this report.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=The old
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=07-John Reynolds; :17
SUPER=@Jay2; :26
SUPER=07-Lanban Reid; :42
SUPER=04-November 1990; :50
SUPER=04-Amateur Video -- April 22, 1995; 1:01
RUNS=1:29
OUT Q=nEWS 7

(( The old First Baptist Church overcame many hurdles throughout its 97- year- history.
But it couldn't overcome a decision that its congregation made to raze what was left of the structure following arson.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT nat sound of falling...
IN Q=

(( ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:01:09
IN Q=I was baptized

((JOHN REYNOLDS: I WAS BAPTIZED HERE. MY FAMILY COME UP IN THIS CHURCH. WE'RE JUST REALLY GOING TO MISS IT.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=miss it.


The demolition of the church may have been a lot more than the construction crew bargained for.
After two attempts to pull down the 97- year- old structure using a bulldozer and cables...the process was delayed further while crews waited for a crane.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:00:26
IN Q=I'm a member

((LANBAN REID: I'M A MEMBER OF THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH. I WAS BAPTIZED IN THAT CHURCH. IT WAS A LOT OF SENTIMENTAL VALUE. I'LL MISS IT. IT WAS A REAL PART OF ME.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=part of me.


Old First Baptist was the first black church in the Roanoke area.
Its first congregation started construction with only 11 dollars in the bank.
Several years ago a group of artists and actors tried to resurrect it as an arts center.
But that was put to a halt after the church was gutted in April of last year when two juveniles set fire to the building.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:01:16
IN Q=We're just going

((REYNOLDS: WE'RE JUST GOING TO REALLY MISS IT BUT IT HAS TO GO AND BESIDES IT'S JUST BRICK AND MORTAR AND OUR MAIN MISSION, AS FAR AS CHRISTIANS, IS PEOPLE NOT JUST BRICK AND MORTAR.))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=brick and mortar.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:00:40
IN Q=In time everything has

((REID: IN TIME EVERYTHING HAS TO GO SO I CAN ADJUST TO THAT TOO.))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=to that to.


In Roanoke, Jay Moore, News 7.))

8/460-Bypass


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-62
GRAPHIC=Highway Improvements

The Commonwealth Transportation Board has approved plans for a new route 4-60 bypass and Interstate connector in Christiansburg.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


It's called Alternate 3-A.
It's meant to relieve congestion on route 4060 between Blacksburg and Christiansburg.
The project includes a connector with Interstate 81 by way of a new cloverleaf interchange near Falling Branch Road.
Work on the 135- million dollar project is scheduled to begin late next year.
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8WILLIS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE


Visitors at Paramount's Kings Dominion made a star sighting yesterday.
Actor Bruce Willis was seen at the theme park enjoying a day with his daughters, while wife Demi Moore was busy filming "G-I Jane" in nearby Richmond.
Willis was sighted in the "Hurricane Reef" area going down a 75-foot-high water slide.
Bodyguards were with the star and his family to keep away the curious.

8weather


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Turning now to the forecast -
Your weekend is going to get off to a cloudy start today. high 80s to low 90s. A chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, with tempertures in the