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7James

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
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TAPE#=edit of 95-97 (James)
GRAPHIC=Kay Coles James


A former worker in Governor Allen's administration is set to become secretary today of the Republican National Convention in San Diego.
Kay Coles James is the former as health and human services secretary.
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SUPER=@File;


She is now dean of the school of government at Regent University in Virginia Beach.
As G-O-P convention secretary, she will be responsible for tallying all the roll-call votes and making sure they comply with party bylaws.
And she's the person who gets to make the roll call of all the states for Bob Dole's nomination.
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7FOP


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE# 96-65; edit 96-55
GRAPHIC=John Warner


Here in Virginia, Senator John Warner has the law on his side in the race for U-S Senate--or at least the backing of one law enforcement group.
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SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Thursday;


Members of the Fraternal Order of Police announced they're supporting the incumbent.
Hundreds of officers attended the biennial state convention in Lynchburg. Senator Warner and his Democratic challenger Mark Warner both addressed the convention.
The group announced its endorsement Sunday afternoon.
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7County-Water


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE# 96-67
GRAPHIC=None


The Department of Environmental Quality today will investigate a contaminated creek in Roanoke County.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Just before three o'clock yesterday afternoon, a resident noticed a strange film on the water in TINKER creek.
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SOT 15:48:55
IN Q=when we arrived

((SCOTT GRAHAM/ASSISTANT CHIEF HOLLINS FIRE DEPARTMENT: WHEN WE ARRIVED, WE DONE A RECON AND FOUND SOME TYPE OF HYDROCARBON FLOATING DOWN THE CREEK. NEVER ACTUALLY FOUND A SOURCE OF ANY TYPE PRODUCT.))
SUPER=01-Scott Graham/Asst. Chief Hollins Fire Dept.;
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OUT Q=any type
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VO-NAT


The Hollins Fire Department and the Roanoke county Haz-mat team built an underflow dam to contain the spill, and laid booms and pads to soak up the mess.
The crews aren't sure what caused the spill.
However, they say it should NOT have any lasting environmental effect on the creek.
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7Camp-Lighten-up


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE# 96-64
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A children's summer camp in Franklin County is more than just fun and games.
Camp Lighten-Up also offers some sound advice on healthy living.
Denise Allen reports.
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IN Q=i had a problem
SUPER=01-Claudia Bullard/Camp Counselor; :07
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((CLAUDIA BULLARD/CAMP LIGHTEN UP COUNSELOR: I HAD A PROBLEM EATING SO SHE SUGGESTED THAT I CAME HERE. SO I DID AND I DID. AND I LEARNED MY EATING HABITS SO I DON'T LIKE SNACK.))
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That was six years ago.
Now Claudia Bullard is a rising senior in high school and a counselor at Camp Lighten-up.
She's lost more than a hundred pounds since her first year at camp.
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SOT 14:02:33
IN Q=you go from

((YOU GO FROM BEING HEAVY TO GETTING SMALL AND PEOPLE LOOK AT YOU DIFFERENTLY. THEY COMPLEMENT YOU AND THINGS LIKE THAT.))
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OUT Q=things like that


4-H and the Virginia Cooperative Extension organize the camp.
It's a chance for these children to gain self esteem by experiencing new activities in a non-judgmental atmosphere.
The focus is on fun and good food, not losing weight.
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SOT 13:54:06
IN Q=the goal is

((LYNN BERRY/COOP. EXTENSION AGENT: THE GOAL IS TO MAKE THEM AWARE OF WAYS FOOD CAN BE PREPARED. SO IT IS NUTRITIOUS AND IT'S NUTRITIOUS AND IT'S NON-FATTENING TO GIVE THEM ALTERNATIVES TO SNACKING, TO COUCH POTATOES AND GIVE THEM SOMETHING ELSE TO DO.))
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stand up 14:34:56 DENISE ALLEN/NEWS 7 REPORTER: THE LESSONS THESE CAMPER LEARN CAN IMPACT THE WHOLE FAMILY.
CLAUDIA SAYS HER SISTER IS LOSING WEIGHT AND HER MOM HAS LOST MORE THAN TWO HUNDRED POUNDS.
SHE SAYS FAMILY SUPPORT IS NECESSARY SO THESE CAMPERS CAN PRACTICE THESE LESSONS YEAR ROUND.
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SOT 14:04:20
IN Q=THEY GAVE ME

((THEY GAVE ME A BOOK AND GO THROUGH THE BOOKLET LIKE MY FAMILY DID WITH ME AND JUST START THE SAME PROGRAM I DID.))
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Many of these campers return to camp year after year.
This year Claudia Bullard hopes she can inspire these campers to make changes similar to the ones she's made--changes she says which lead to healthy, happier lives.
Denise Allen News 7.))

7Weather


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Turning now to the forecast -
Today is going to be rain, heavy at times, with unseasonably cool temperatures.
Highs will only reach the upper 60s.
The rain will continue tonight, with lows in the 60s.
7BIRTHDAYS! 8/13/96

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55Goode-Welfare


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
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TAPE# 96-53
GRAPHIC=Virgil Goode
SUPER=19-Melanie Moon;


State senator Virgil Goode spent the weekend on the campaign trying to pick up enough votes to win him a seat in Congress.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co./Last Week;


Goode was armed with a container of campaign pencils when he met with Franklin County residents at a plant opening.
One of the topics discussed was Congress' recent approval of the Welfare Reform Bill.
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IN Q=I think Congress

((VIRGIL GOODE: I THINK CONGRESS TOOK A POSITIVE STEP. CONGRESS IS REALLY FOLLOWING WHAT VIRGINIA HAD DONE. IN THE LAST SEVERAL SESSIONS, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE GOVERNORS HAVE SUPPORTED CHANGING WELFARE TO EMPHASIZE WORK AND EDUCATION, AND TO LET PEOPLE KNOW THAT AFTER A CERTAIN LENGTH AND PERIOD, YOU'RE OFF. THERE WILL BE NO MORE AFDC CHECKS. ))
SUPER=01-Virgil Goode/(D) 5th District Nominee;
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Welfare in Virginia


Under the bill, federal funds would be turned over to the states.
State officials would then make key decisions about how the money is spent.
SS=George Landrith


Goode faces George Landrith for the 5th district Congressional seat.
It becomes vacant with the pending retirement of L- F Payne.

55Pembroke-Center


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=tal
TAPE# 96-70
GRAPHIC=None


The demise of the only drugstore in Pembroke has town officials looking for ways to compensate.
One of their ideas includes a piece of property along Route 4-60.
Tracy Altizer explains.
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IN Q=It all started when
SUPER=03-Pembroke/Friday; :00
SUPER=08-Randy Lemmon/Pembroke Town Manager; :11
SUPER=00-Charlie Snidow/Pembroke Mayor; :27
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((It all started when the Rite-Aid pharmacy chain bought the only drug store in town and shut it down.
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SOT 8:20:31

((RANDY LEMMON/PEMBROKE TOWN MANAGER: THE LOSS OF THE PHARMACY AND WHAT THAT DID TO THE PSYCHE OF THE TOWN 8:20:52 MADE US REALIZE THAT IF WE WERE GONNA HAVE THESE KINDS OF SERVICES WE WERE GONNA HAVE TO PROVIDE THEM OURSELVES. ))
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So mayor Charlie Snidow's family, which has owned this vacant six-acre lot for 200 years, agreed to let the town purchase an option to put together a unique development plan.
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SOT 8:23:57

((CHARLIE SNIDOW/PEMBROKE MAYOR: BUSINESSES SEEM TO BE GROWING AND THAT'S GONNA BE THE BACKBONE. THAT'S ONE REASON WE WANTED TO PURSUE THIS A LITTLE BIT, AND THAT'S WHY OUR FAMILY WAS WILLING TO WORK WITH THE TOWN. ))
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In this town of 1100 residents, there is no grocery store, no doctor, no dentist.
Town leaders are planning workshops to seek public input on what kinds of businesses and services residents would like on this site.
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SOT 8:19:27

((THAT'S WHY WE WANT TO BRING ALL THE PUBLIC INPUT INVOLVED, TO KIND OF BRAINSTORM AND COME UP WITH DIFFERENT IDEAS OF HOW THE PROPERTY COULD BE DEVELOPED, WHAT TYPES OF USES. ))
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Town council wants to make the center a public-private venture.
It's seeking interested commercial investors in order to apply as soon as possible for some federal grants.
Tracy Altizer, News 7.))

55Weather


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Looking at the forecast -
Rain today, heavy at times.
Highs will only reach the upper 60s.

8James


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morning
WRITER=sly
TAPE#=edit of 95-97 (James)
GRAPHIC=Kay Coles James
SUPER=19-Melanie Moon;


A former Virginia cabinet member is making big political news in San Diego.
Coles James today becomes secretary of the Republican National Convention.
James was Governor Allen's health and human services secretary.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


She is now dean of the school of government at Regent University in Virginia Beach.
As G-O-P convention secretary, she will be responsible for tallying all the roll-call votes and making sure they comply with party bylaws.
And she's the person who gets to make the roll call of all the states for Bob Dole's nomination.
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8Rabies


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=cst
TAPE# 96-54
GRAPHIC=Rabies


More rabies cases have been recorded so far this year than last year and Lynchburg and Central Virginia authorities are especially concerned about the increase.
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VO-NAT


Statewide, there have been 342 cases of rabies reported so far this year--
Last year at this time, there were 250 cases.
SUPER=@File;


Rabies can be fatal to humans who don't receive vaccinations after infection.
People are advised to avoid contact with wild or animals they're NOT familiar with.
Virginia law requires that dogs and cats be vaccinated before they reach four months.
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8Sightings


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-66
GRAPHIC=None


A Bedford mansion known for being haunted by the "Lady in White" will be seen nationwide.
For years many have described Avenel (AVen-el)....as a real haunted house.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford;


William Burrell built the house around 18-36.
Yesterday, a production crew from the television show "Sightings" stopped by to try and catch a glimpse of the "Lady in white."
Many believe the "Lady" is one of Burrell's daughters who died during the Civil War.
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SOT 16:06:02
IN Q=Other people think

((LINDA BENTON/AVENEL FOUNDATION: OTHER PEOPLE THINK THAT IT IS MRS. BURRELL AND THAT SHE'S JUST PROTECTING THE HOUSE BECAUSE MANY THINGS HAPPENED. THEY LOST THEIR MONEY. THEY REGAIN THEIR MONEY. THE CIVIL WAR. AFTER THE CIVIL WAR THE HOUSE WAS IN VERY BAD CONDITION.))
SUPER=01-Linda Benton/Avenel Foundation;
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OUT Q=bad condition
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VO-NAT


The former plantation was named after a famous novel containing a character called the "Lady in White."
A former owner is convinced she has seen the ghost.
And others claim they have too.
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SOT 16:07:54
IN Q=Sometimes you'll walk

((SOMETIMES YOU'LL WALK IN AND IT'S LIKE YOU'VE WALKED INTO AN ELECTRICAL FIELD AND YOU JUST FEEL LIKE THE HAIR ON THE BACK OF YOUR NECK IS STANDING UP AND PEOPLE HAVE HEARD POTS AND PANS RATTLING.))
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OUT Q=pots and pans rattling
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VO-NAT


The show "Sightings" is about real people's experiences with U-F-O's, ghosts and other weird happenings.
It airs on your hometown station Sunday nights.
The Avenel episode airs sometime in October.
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8Galax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 96-60
GRAPHIC=None


The internet and the Old Fiddler's Convention in Galax have much more in common than you'd think.
But for two e-mail pals, they are a perfect fit.
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IN Q=When my friend Genny

((BETH LARGE-SAKSA/OHIO BLUEGRASS FAN: WHEN MY FRIEND GENNY HERE HAD SAID SHE LIKED BLUEGRASS MUSIC ON THE WEB, I ENCOURAGED HER TO COME. AND LIKE I SAID THE FIRST TIME I MET HER WAS AT THE AIRPORT WHEN I PICKED HER UP. AND WE WERE OFF TO GALAX.))
SUPER=01-Beth Large-Saksa/Ohio Bluegrass Fan;
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OUT Q=were off to Galax.
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Beth Large Saksa (SACK-suh) and Genny Early are working on a scientific journal.
Though seperated by thousands of miles... they have become friends on the internet.
Beth lives in Ohio... Genny is from England.
But last week in Galax, they got to know the music and one another a little bit better.
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IN Q=The atmosphere is really friendly

((GENNY EARLY/BRITISH BLUEGRASS FAN: THE ATMOSPHERE IS REALLY FRIENDLY AND REALLY RELAXED. AND THAT'S BEEN GOOD FUN. AND WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO TAKE AWAY FROM THIS EXPERIENCE? A WHOLE LOT OF THINGS. I WANT TO LISTEN TO MORE BLUEGRASS AND HOPEFULLY COME BACK IN THE FUTURE.))
SUPER=01-Genny Early/British Bluegrass Fan;
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OUT Q=come back in the future.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None


The fiddlers convention wrapped up with an awards ceremony yesterday.

8Weather


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Looking at the forecast -
Conditions are favorable for Flash Flooding today.
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the New River Valley, the Greenbrier Valley and much of Southwest Virginia.
Expect rain today, heavy at times.
Highs will be in the upper 60s.
Tonight, more rain, and possible thunderstorms. Lows in the low 60s.
Rain tapers off by tomorrow afternoon. Scattered afternoon showers are expected for the rest of the week. Tuesday's highs will be in the 70s.